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        Two Expeditions into the Interior of Southern Australia , during the years 1828, 1829, 1830 and 1831: with observations on the Soil, Climate, and General Resources of the Colony of New South Wales... Second Edition

      London: Smith, Elder and Co, 1834. Two volumes, octavo, with a chart and a large folding map (crudely repaired with tape), 13 engraved plates (four of newly-discovered birds with original handcolouring); manuscript presentation dated 1874; a fine and handsome set in contemporary plum calf by Ramage, bookplates of Harold L. Sheard, bound without advertisements. Presentation copy from Lady Sturt. Presentation copy from Sturt's widow: the rare second edition of this account of Sturt's first two expeditions: 'an important book, recounting discoveries of the highest consequence' (Australian Rare Books). A manuscript inscription in both volumes reads: 'Frederick Peake In remembrance of the Author From C.C. Sturt 1874'. Sturt married Charlotte Christiana Greene on 20 September 1834, and she lived until 1887, almost twenty years after Sturt's death. After his death Charlotte was granted a civil list pension of £80 a year, and the queen granted her the title of Lady Sturt. Frederick Peake was a close friend of Charles Sturt, as is evidenced by the correspondence between them printed in the Life of Charles Sturt (1899). Sturt's first expedition set out from Sydney in 1828, with a brief from Governor Darling to follow the course of the Macquarie River. Within the first month he, and his second-in-command Hamilton Hume, had discovered the extent of the Macquarie Marshes. To the north they discovered and named the Darling River, and went on to trace the Bogan and Castlereagh rivers into the Darling, and the Macquarie into the Castlereagh. On his return to Sydney, Sturt pushed for command of an expedition to follow the Darling River to the supposed inland sea, however was instead commissioned to trace the Murrumbidgee River toward the south coast. Travelling along the river by boat, they were swept into a much broader fast-flowing river which they named the Murray, without realising it was the Hume River earlier discovered by Hume and Hovell. Sturt also discovered the junction of the Darling and the Murray, before reaching Lake Alexandrina. The most arduous aspect of the expedition awaited: after the vessel which was supposed to meet them on the south coast failed to materialise, Sturt and his men, with depleted provisions, were forced to row against the current for nearly one thousand miles to Sydney. They arrived in Sydney after many weeks of starvation and gruelling exertion. This is the second edition of Sturt's account of over four thousand miles of exploration over a four-year period. It was written while Sturt was in England, undergoing treatment for the blindness that had struck him during the voyage home. The large folding map of Australia, sometimes missing, is present in this copy (though with an old crude tape repair at two edges).

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        Vindication of James Mudie and John Larnach from certain reflections on their conduct... relative to the treatment by them of their convict servants

      Sydney: E.S. Hall, George Street, September, 1834. Octavo, pp. [ii], ii, lii, 3-90 (complete thus), errata slip; finely bound in full tan polished calf, spine elaborately gilt, bookplates for John Chapman and Tristan Buesst. Sydney rarity. A beautiful copy of this noted rarity: James Mudie's vindication of his role in the notorious skirmish between Mudie and irate convicts which occurred at his property at Castle Forbes, Patrick's Plains, New South Wales. Perhaps surprisingly, the pamphlet was published by Edward Smith Hall, founder of the Monitor and a long-serving editor of the Australian, who was famous for taking 'up the cause of the poor whose plight he had seen in his Benevolent Society work and "espoused the cause of any convict, who should he be ever so vile, was punished contrary to law"' (ADB). Mudie, an ex-Royal Marine, emigrated to New South Wales from Scotland in 1822. With the help of many assigned convicts he turned Castle Forbes into one of the colony's finest agricultural holdings, producing substantial quantities of wool, meat and wheat. A staunch opponent of both emancipist rights and convict privileges, in his role as Justice of the Peace he acquired a reputation as an excessively harsh magistrate, ordering floggings for the most minor offences. In November 1833 a band of convicts, who had earlier absconded from Castle Forbes, returned to the property to rob the stores. At their trial the convicts accused their master of gross ill-treatment, and their claims met with considerable public sympathy. Notwithstanding their defence, five of the men were sentenced to death, and another transported to Norfolk Island for life. After the trial, Governor Bourke instituted an inquiry into their claims, which found that although Mudie 'did not treat his servants with the same consideration for their wants and comfort which the neighbouring settlers evinced', exonerated him. Nonetheless, Mudie was incensed, and insisted that the governor forward a written protest to London. When Bourke refused, they prepared this Vindication, and printed it with the help of Hall, before dispatching it directly to the Colonial Office. Mudie returned to England vowing revenge, but in 1840 foolishly returned to Sydney, only to be publicly horse-whipped by the son of one of the judges who had been slandered in this work. A pencil inscription on the endpaper of this copy, signed by the Melbourne book dealer A.H. Spencer, notes that it is 'excessively rare… I have only seen two copies of this rare book'.

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        Wanderings in New South Wales, Batavia, Pedir Coast, Singapore, and China ; being the journal of a naturalist in those countries during 1832, 1833, and 1834

      London: Richard Bentley, 1834. Two volumes, octavo, with an aquatint frontispiece in each volume (Bugong Mountain, NSW, in vol. 1, top border just shaved by the binder; the European Factory at Canton in vol. 2), errata slip laid down; an excellent set in a very good 19th-century binding of red half calf with double black labels, marbled boards; armorial bookplate in each volume. Owned by a friend of Lord Byron. A very attractive copy of this travel classic by 'the greatest of the physician naturalists of Australia' (ADB). This copy in a very good period binding has a good provenance, with the armorial bookplate in each volume of John Fitzgibbon, Baron Fitzgibbon in the British peerage and second Earl of Clare in the Irish peerage. A close friend of Lord Byron (who could never hear the name Clare "without a murmur of the heart"), Fitzgibbon was a significant colonial administrator, governor of Bombay at the time of this publication and a member of the Royal Asiatic Society; Bennett's Wanderings would thus have been of obvious interest to him. Bennett made two visits to Australia before permanently settling in Sydney in 1836, after which he established a successful practice and became a leading figure in colonial science holding numerous positions in bodies such as the newly-established Australian Museum, the Acclimatization Society, and the Zoological Society. During these two early visits to Australia, in 1829 and 1832, Bennett travelled extensively throughout New South Wales observing conditions amongst the settlers, convicts and various Aboriginal tribes. He is a good source for his observations on colonial farms, a smallpox epidemic among the Aborigines, the kangaroo hunt, koalas, wombats, emus, and other Australian flora and fauna. He journeyed inland to make observations on fauna, specifically the platypus. He also collected many fossils and natural history specimens for the comparative anatomist Richard Owen. Bennett's zoological work during these trips earned him the gold medal of the Royal College of Surgeons. This eminently readable and very interesting account of Bennett's extensive Pacific wanderings also includes descriptions of various Asian ports visited during the voyages. Of particular interest are the descriptions of the large Ungka ape which Bennett collected in Singapore, and the native girl he rescued from the New Hebrides, whom he named Sophia. She accompanied him to London, but died in Plymouth three years later. He includes descriptions of New Zealand flax and its manufacture in Sydney, as well as matters as various as leprosy, the opium trade, the museum at Macao, Chinese plantations, and the cocoa-nut tree.

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        Die Schweiz.

      Die Klassische Stellen der Schweiz. Karlsruhe,1834 2 parts in one voll.With engr.title and 85 steelengr.plates.423pp. ZSCHOKKE,.

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        Itineraire Pittoresque au nord de L' angleterre.

      "Contenant soixante-treize vues des lacs, des montagnes, des chateaux, & c. des comtes de Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham, Northumberland; accompagne de notice historiques et topographiques en Francais, Anglais, et en Allemand. Le texte Francais Redige par J.F. Gerard, M.A. Londres, H. Fisher, R. Fisher, P Jackson, chez A. & W. Galignani, Rittner, & Goupil, a Paris; Pratt, Bruxelles; Asher, a Berlin, et a Petersburg.1834-1835 2 volls.with 1 steelengr.title vignettes, 1 fulpage steelengr.view and 72 pages with 144 steelengr.views".

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        South Australia. Outline of the plan of a proposed colony to be founded on the south coast of Australia

      London: Ridgway and Sons, 1834. Octavo, 80pp., three folding maps with original outline handcolouring, a fine copy polished tan half calf by Aquarius. With the recollections of veterans of the Flinders voyage. Rare: 'the establishment of the South Australian Association proposed' (Ferguson). Remarkably, this edition includes detailed accounts by the veterans of the Flinders voyage William Westall and John Aken, whose personal recollections are used to assert that Flinders himself had approved of the idea of a settlement on the southern coast. Although unsigned, the book would certainly have been written under the auspices of Wakefield, who was the driving force behind the South Australian Association, which had been formed in 1834 for the establishment of a free settler colony. 'A previous Society with the same objects was constituted in 1831, when a number of gentlemen formed themselves into a committee for establishing a chartered company. The attempt to obtain the desired charter having failed, these persons were disbanded, and the project abandoned for a time' (Ferguson). Indeed, this book reproduces some material from the 1831 proposal of the South Australian company (see previous item), and also reuses the same three maps; interestingly, the map of "Southern Australia" has been updated to include several added details regarding the course of the Murray River "traced 1000 miles", a reference to Sturt's expedition. This 1834 edition includes significant additional material concerning prospects for Kangaroo Island, including the testimonies of Aken and Westall who accompanied Matthew Flinders aboard the Investigator. These are presented as question and answer sessions, at the conclusion of which Westall and Aken signed their testimonies as true and correct statements (their addresses in London and Wapping are likewise provided). Interestingly, a further description is provided by 'Chevalier Dillon, late a Captain in the Hon. East India Company's Service'. It was Peter Dillon who, in 1826, had discovered the fate of the La Pérouse expedition; some years previously he traded in Australian waters and recounts a voyage of 1815 to procure salt from Kangaroo Island. This copy includes three maps, a collation which matches that of the copy in the Goldsmiths-Kress catalogue. However, Ferguson lists only two maps for this book, as with the Nan Kivell copy held by the National Library, and the 1962 facsimile only included two maps.

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        South Australia. Outline of the plan of a proposed colony to be founded on the south coast of Australia?

      Ridgway and Sons, London 1834 - Octavo, 80pp., three folding maps with original outline handcolouring, a fine copy polished tan half calf by Aquarius. With the recollections of veterans of the Flinders voyage. Rare: 'the establishment of the South Australian Association proposed' (Ferguson). Remarkably, this edition includes detailed accounts by the veterans of the Flinders voyage William Westall and John Aken, whose personal recollections are used to assert that Flinders himself had approved of the idea of a settlement on the southern coast. Although unsigned, the book would certainly have been written under the auspices of Wakefield, who was the driving force behind the South Australian Association, which had been formed in 1834 for the establishment of a free settler colony. 'A previous Society with the same objects was constituted in 1831, when a number of gentlemen formed themselves into a committee for establishing a chartered company. The attempt to obtain the desired charter having failed, these persons were disbanded, and the project abandoned for a time' (Ferguson). Indeed, this book reproduces some material from the 1831 proposal of the South Australian company (see previous item), and also reuses the same three maps; interestingly, the map of "Southern Australia" has been updated to include several added details regarding the course of the Murray River "traced 1000 miles", a reference to Sturt's expedition. This 1834 edition includes significant additional material concerning prospects for Kangaroo Island, including the testimonies of Aken and Westall who accompanied Matthew Flinders aboard the Investigator. These are presented as question and answer sessions, at the conclusion of which Westall and Aken signed their testimonies as true and correct statements (their addresses in London and Wapping are likewise provided). Interestingly, a further description is provided by 'Chevalier Dillon, late a Captain in the Hon. East India Company's Service'. It was Peter Dillon who, in 1826, had discovered the fate of the La Pérouse expedition; some years previously he traded in Australian waters and recounts a voyage of 1815 to procure salt from Kangaroo Island. This copy includes three maps, a collation which matches that of the copy in the Goldsmiths-Kress catalogue. However, Ferguson lists only two maps for this book, as with the Nan Kivell copy held by the National Library, and the 1962 facsimile only included two maps.

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        Map of the Colony of New South Wales

      London: Mitchell & Carmichael, 1834. Dissected hand-coloured engraved map, backed on linen as issued, 625 x 1340 mm., some toning, but a remarkably handsome large-format map; preserved in the original green cloth slip-case, early manuscript label to front. Mitchell's first major map of New South Wales. Very rare: the so-called "Map of the Nineteen Colonies" drawn by Major Mitchell and engraved by John Carmichael in Sydney. This large-format separately-issued map was engraved in the colony by Mitchell, who ignored the standard protocol of forwarding manuscripts to London to have them engraved there, and is 'an exquisite example of the engraver's art' (Butler, Printed, p. 81). An excellent note accompanying the copy of the map in the State Library of New South Wales, which lists the map as one of the more significant in their collection, comments that the "Map of the Nineteen Counties" was compiled 'from 900 surveys, and engraved by Mitchell and Carmichael, costing Mitchell nearly £1200.' A copy of the map was submitted to Colonial Secretary Macleay in February 1834, and the map was then sent to Lord Stanley (the dedicatee, then serving as Secretary of State for War and the Colonies, but later a three-times Prime Minister of the United Kingdom) on 5 May 1834. The Library's catalogue notes that despite being said to have been "republished in London", this may in fact have been a stratagem against piracy of the map by implying an earlier full issue. It was first advertised for sale in Sydney in the Gazette for 14 July 1835. Mitchell had arrived in the Colony in 1827 and became Surveyor-General on the death of Oxley the following year. His work on completing a comprehensive survey of New South Wales was his first major task, and this map is therefore notable not only as the crowning achievement of his early career, but as the first major work to plot his roads west to Bathurst and south towards Goulburn (here shown as "roads planned and marked out by Major Mitchell, and made or in progress by the Gangs under his orders"). In late 1831 and 1832 Mitchell was away on his exploration of New England, but by 1833 criticism of the backwardness of the survey forced Mitchell to complete this map and arrange to have it sent to London. Perhaps as many as 500 copies of the map were printed, but very few survive. The present example is in very fine condition, with good original outline-colour.

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        Picturesque views on and near the Eastern Coast of England comprising the romantic scenery of the Yare, the Waveney and the Bure rivers of Norfolk from pictures painted by James Stark. and engraved by G. Cooke, W. J. Cooke, E. Goodall, J. Burnet and other eminent engravers with historical and geological descriptions by J. W. Robberds, Esq.

      Moon, Boys, and Graves; John Stacy, London 1834 - A fine folio copy rebound in a contemporary style with half leather, rasied bands, gilt title to spine and marbled boards. Very attractive with light to moderate foxing of the plates (all present) and including 4 page list of subscribers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Dispatches of Field Marshall the Duke of Wellington During His Various Campaigns in India, Denmark, Portugal, Spain, the Low Countries, and France from 1799 1818 Vols 1 and 2 Only

      John Murray, 1834. Vol. 1. xxx (2) + 575pp. Vol. 2. (6) + 624pp. Page edges red speckles. Half bound in brown leather with marbled paper covered boards. Gilt lettering. Leather is rubbed with some loss on spines. Corners are rubbed and scuffed with loss. Some foxing. Front and back covers are lifted, owing to a home repair to hinges with a sticky tape, but are o/w flat. Vols 1 and 2 only, of an 11 vol set. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        An Australian Grammar , comprehending the Principles and Natural Rules of the Language, as spoken by theAborigines, in the vicinity of Hunter's River, Lake Macquarie, &c

      Sydney: Stephens and Stokes, 1834. Octavo, Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts stamps to title-page and a few other leaves, faded manuscript shelf-marks to title; very good in brown half calf by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. The accompanying grammar by Threlkeld. Very rare Aboriginal lexicon from the important early Sydney library of the Mechanics' School of Arts. Threlkeld, one of the best regarded of the early missionaries, had spent his early life in the London theatre, before becoming an itinerant preacher. He joined the London Missionary Society and in 1816 sailed with his family to the South Seas, working with John Williams at Raiatea. He arrived in Sydney in 1824, where his proposal to establish an Aboriginal mission was supported by Governor Brisbane. The mission was established the following year at "Reid's Mistake" on Lake Macquarie with a 10,000-acre parcel of land. The excessive expenditure of the mission incurred the wrath of the Reverend Samuel Marsden who successfully sought Threlkeld's dismissal and the abandonment of the mission in 1828. Threlkeld spent the following ten years as a government-paid missionary living and working with the local tribe of Lake Macquarie. He became fluent in the local dialect under the tutelage of Biraban, a local elder, and acted as interpreter for Aborigines on trial in Sydney. In the Sydney Gazette of 1826 Threlkeld's work on the Aboriginal language was highly praised and this published linguistic study of the dialect, as well as his other published reports, are regarded as landmarks in Aboriginal studies. The Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts is the oldest such school in Australia. Founded in 1833, a year before Threlkeld's book was published, this must have been an early acquisition for their famous lending library.

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        Le chalet. Opera comique en un acte. Represente pour la premiere fois sur le Theatre de l'Opera comique le 25 Septembre 1834. Paroles de N.M. Scribe et Melesville

      . Paris : Schonenberger, PN S. 240 S. [1834]. - Partitur. [2] Bll. (Titel, blanco, Rollenbesetzung/Inhalt/Verlagsangabe, blanco), 249 S. Gestochen. Fol. Mod. HLdr. Fingerfleckig, stellenweise kl. Wurmlöcher am Rand. Vereinzelt kl. Randschaden/Randabrissen ohne Textverlust. Minimal randfleckig. Bibliotheksexpl. mit Stempeln auf Titel und auf Notenseiten. // Full score. Engraved. Folio. Mod. Half-leather. Margins soiled. At some places sm. wormholes at margins. Corners partly frayed, at some places torn off, no loss to text. Ex-library copy with stamps to title and occasionally to contents.. Äusserst seltene Erstausgabe der Partitur. Nur 2 Expl. in Worldcat.

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        An Act to empower His Majesty to erect South Australia into a British Province or Provinces?

      George Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode, London 1834 - Foolscap folio, numbered pp. 789-796, name clipped from head of first leaf (no loss of text); otherwise a fine copy in full red crushed morocco by Sangorski, gilt. South Australia declared. The South Australia Act: the formal creation of the new colony. The Act, which is dated 15 August 1834, provided for the settlement of a province on the lands between 132 and 141 degrees East longitude, and between the Southern Ocean, and 26 degrees South latitude, including the islands adjacent to the coastline. The Act largely reflected the views and pioneering work of Edward Gibbon Wakefield, who saw control of land sales as a way to finance the development of a colony. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Geografia en Laminas y Mapas , con el retrato y descricion de los usos, Trages y Costumbres de todas las naciones, traducida libremente del frances por D.W.T de M.

      por los herederos de D. Agustin Roca, Barcelona 1834 - Oblong octavo, engraved frontispiece, title and 32 plates; a fine copy in original printed boards, spine renewed. A very good copy of this very rare illustrated Spanish edition of the costumes of the world, after the original French publication La Géographie en estampes ou m?urs et costumes des différens peuples de la terre (Paris, 1815). The French edition seems to have been republished several times, but this is the only edition of this Spanish translation of which we are aware. Each of the four main sections - Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas - has its own engraved map as a section head, the maps with interesting animals in the surrounds: the American map, for example, is surrounded by a turkey, bear, seal, beaver and a llama. The American section includes a diverse range of nationalities, including Canadians, Greenlanders, Cubans, Californians, and Patagonians, but concludes with an engraving showing Tahitians and Sandwich Islanders, with a note that these island groups are separated from America by an immense ocean, but are nonetheless the most significant in the region. New Holland makes an unusual appearance as the most distant part of Asia, although this is as much to do with convenience as geography. The Asian section begins with the Turks, and meanders its way south-eastward, featuring groups such as the Arabs, Persians, Indians, Chinese, Japanese, Tartars, Georgians, Kamchatkans, and Filipinos, before coming to rest in New Holland. The accompanying note for New Holland is perhaps surprisingly general, but does include facts such as how this "fifth part of the world" is as big as all of Europe, and now has several substantial English settlements, as well as very brief notes on the mineral wealth and animals of the continent. The engraved frontispiece is a tableau featuring a woman surrounded by the instruments of navigation, including a large terrestrial globe, charts, and telescopes; she gestures with her left hand towards a ship, while the names of Cook, La Pérouse and Bougainville are written on oval-shaped tablets at her feet. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ILUSTRACION DEL DERECHO REAL DE ESPAÑA

      Imprenta de Verges. - Madrid. 1834. 21x15,5. 2 Vol. 1: XVI+404Pág 2: 1h+IV+344Pág. Ilustración del derecho real de españa, pavorde de la metropolitana iglesia de Valencia y catedrático de prima de leyes de la misma ciudad. Ref-9.2 Biblioteca A [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Souvenir de la Tarantella Napolitaine dirigée par Louis Puccinelli Maître de Dans dessinée par Gaétan Dura. Lith Gatti & Dura

      Naples: Gatti & Dura. [ca. 1834]. Oblong octavo panorama, consisting of lithographic title + 18 hand- coloured lithographic plates signed in the stone by the artist + 1 plate of lithographic music for the tarantella in piano score. Each plate with an animated illustration of a dancing couple with descriptive text regarding the execution of the particular step below the image. Individual plates measure approximately 140 x 182 mms. and are joined in accordion format; the whole when extended measures 140 x 354 mms. In a contemporary half mid-tan leather patterned board folder with gilt-rolled spine. Binding slightly worn. Slight foxing; minor soiling to edges; two plates with tape repair to inner blank margins; final leaf laid down. . Quite rare. Not in Leslie, Beaumont or Magriel. Derra de Moroda 2105. OCLC (3 copies only). The drawings by Dura (1805-1878) and the colouring are particularly well-executed. The tarantella has roots in ancient history; it is said to derive its name from the city of Tarentum (modern-day Taranto), formerly a Greek settlement on the southern coast of Italy. Historians have identified representations of the dance in ancient Greek vase paintings and on the wall paintings at Pompeii..." "... According to a widespread legend, the dance acquired its name because it was used as a cure for the poisonous bite of the tarantula spider. Gurzau reports that this etymological point was debated at the Venice Congress and Folk Festival in 1949, and the participants concluded that the legend was based on the similarity of the two words rather than the actuality. In apparent contradiction to this conclusion is the fact that the tarantella is performed as a kind of exorcism by the practitioners of Tarantism, an Italian possession cult comparable to the zar cult of Ethiopia or Vodun in Haiti..." "Stylized tarantellas have been used to add a touch of local color to the ballet stage. An early example is the tarantella created for Fanny Elssler in Jean Corallli's ballet La Tarentule (1836), the plot of which centers around real and feigned bites of the tarantula." The International Encyclopedia of Dance, Vol. 6, p. 104. An important document for the reconstruction of the Neapolitan tarantella.

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        Vindication of James Mudie and John Larnach from certain reflections on their conduct? relative to the treatment by them of their convict servants

      E.S. Hall, George Street, September, Sydney 1834 - Octavo, pp. [ii], ii, lii, 3-90 (complete thus), errata slip; finely bound in full tan polished calf, spine elaborately gilt, bookplates for John Chapman and Tristan Buesst. Sydney rarity. A beautiful copy of this noted rarity: James Mudie's vindication of his role in the notorious skirmish between Mudie and irate convicts which occurred at his property at Castle Forbes, Patrick's Plains, New South Wales. Perhaps surprisingly, the pamphlet was published by Edward Smith Hall, founder of the Monitor and a long-serving editor of the Australian, who was famous for taking 'up the cause of the poor whose plight he had seen in his Benevolent Society work and "espoused the cause of any convict, who should he be ever so vile, was punished contrary to law"' (ADB). Mudie, an ex-Royal Marine, emigrated to New South Wales from Scotland in 1822. With the help of many assigned convicts he turned Castle Forbes into one of the colony's finest agricultural holdings, producing substantial quantities of wool, meat and wheat. A staunch opponent of both emancipist rights and convict privileges, in his role as Justice of the Peace he acquired a reputation as an excessively harsh magistrate, ordering floggings for the most minor offences. In November 1833 a band of convicts, who had earlier absconded from Castle Forbes, returned to the property to rob the stores. At their trial the convicts accused their master of gross ill-treatment, and their claims met with considerable public sympathy. Notwithstanding their defence, five of the men were sentenced to death, and another transported to Norfolk Island for life. After the trial, Governor Bourke instituted an inquiry into their claims, which found that although Mudie 'did not treat his servants with the same consideration for their wants and comfort which the neighbouring settlers evinced', exonerated him. Nonetheless, Mudie was incensed, and insisted that the governor forward a written protest to London. When Bourke refused, they prepared this Vindication, and printed it with the help of Hall, before dispatching it directly to the Colonial Office. Mudie returned to England vowing revenge, but in 1840 foolishly returned to Sydney, only to be publicly horse-whipped by the son of one of the judges who had been slandered in this work. A pencil inscription on the endpaper of this copy, signed by the Melbourne book dealer A.H. Spencer, notes that it is 'excessively rare? I have only seen two copies of this rare book'. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Conquete des Airs, Reve Philosophique

      Marchant, Editeur, Paris 1834 - Octavo, 22 pp.; a fine copy in the original printed blue paper wrappers preserved in a modern quarter cloth binding. Rare first edition (NUC notes a single copy) of this very early aeronautical fantasy, an impassioned plea for the aérostation as the basis for a world of harmony and perfection. This rather odd piece of aeronautical history is dedicated to the regeneration of interest in travelling by air, 'cet enfant du dix-huitième siècle qui produirait en économie sociale, en morale, en politique, des résultats bien autrement merveilleux que ceux des chemins de fer'. M. Poujol sets the scene when he finds himself wandering around the Tivoli gardens on a particularly lovely day, pondering the wondrous future society of the air. It occurs to him that modern society is not devoting enough attention to the possibility of flight, an unnerving omission which he hopes to rectify with this account. As support, he takes time to point out that not only was the noted intellect Louis XVI a huge fan of the aeronaut, but he also suggests that Napoleon was very keen to try a surprise invasion of England by air. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Document signed by Arago and 13 other famous Victorian scientists in the British Association, Edinburgh

      Edinburgh, 1834. <p>Arago, François (1786-1853). Autograph document signed by Arago, and also signed by 14 members of the British Association, including John Dalton, William Rowan Hamilton, David Brewster, Dionysius Lardner, etc. Edinburgh University, September 13, 1834. 2pp. 254 x 204 mm. Minor creasing. Mounted, 19th cent. annotation on mount.</p><p>Document written and signed by François Arago, perpetual secretary of the Académie des Sciences, best known for his important contributions to electromagnetism, optics and astronomy, and for his encouragement and support of scientists and inventors such as Ampère, Fresnel, Leverrier, Niepce and Daguerre. The document, written in French, reads: </p><p>"F. Arago, citoyen d&#39;Edimburgh, et qui se trouve extrêmement honoré de l&#39;amitié que Monsieur Sedgwick a bien voulu lui montrer, F. Arago" [F. Arago, citizen of Edinburgh, and who finds himself extremely honored by the friendship shown him by Monsieur Sedgwick, F. Arago].</p><p>The document also bears the signatures of thirteen notable British scientists, identified as members of the British Association (established 1831):</p> chemist<b> John Dalton </b>(1766-1844), who laid the foundation for modern atomic theory; mathematician <b>William Rowan Hamilton</b>, discoverer of quaternions; scientist and author<b> David Brewster</b> (1781-1868), editor of the Edinburgh Philosophical Journal and one of the leading contributors to the Encyclopaedia Britannica;<b> Charles Daubeny</b> (1795-1867), professor of chemistry at Oxford University; Antarctic explorer <b>James Clark Ross</b> (1800-1862); geologist and botanist<b> John Stevens Henslow</b> (1796-1861), who taught Darwin natural history and recommended him for the voyage of the Beagle;<b> Adam Sedgwick</b> (1785-1873), one of the founders of modern geology; geologist <b>Roderick Impey Murchison</b> (1791-1871), who first described and investigated the Silurian system; engineer<b> Marc Isambard Brunel </b>(1769-1849), builder of the Thames Tunnel and father of engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel; mathematician <b>George Peacock</b> (1791-1858), who helped reform the teaching of calculus and algebra in England; <b>Peter Mark Roget </b>(1779-1869), creator of Roget&#39;s Thesaurus; scientific writer and editor<b> Dionysius Lardner</b> (1793-1859), author of the most extensive contemporary account of Babbage&#39;s Difference Engine no. 1; and <b>Philip Bury Duncan</b> (1772-1863), Keeper of the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford University. A fourteenth signer, W. Drinkwater, is not noted in our references. </p>

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        EL BAILE COMO SE BAILABA Y COMO SE BAILA

      . Zustand: Muy Bien Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Paris. 1834. Tela. 459+3h. 27X19. Parte tecnica por la senora Berta Bernay Profesora en la Opera, Parte Musical por los senores don Francisco Casadesus y don Julio Maugue. Traduccion de Antonio Sanchez Perez. Ilustraciones de M Valverane. Magnifico ejemplar de baile. Ref 5.6 Biblioteca A.

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        A history of Egyptian mummies. Color plates by Geo. Cruikshank. Inscribed to H. H. Riley

      London: Longman, 1834. London: Longman, 1834. <p>Pettigrew, Thomas Joseph (1791-1865). A history of Egyptian mummies, and an account of the worship and embalming of the sacred animals of the Egyptians; with remarks on the funeral ceremonies of different nations. 4to. xxi [1], 264 [2, incl. errata]pp. 13 engraved plates (4 hand-colored), mostly after drawings by George Cruikshank (1792-1878). London: Longman, 1834. 297 x 230 mm. Original boards, cloth backstrip restored, printed paper label on front cover. Minor foxing & staining, mostly confined to the plates. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title: "To H. T. Riley Esq. with the Author&#39;s kind regards. T. J. Pettigrew Oct. 17, 1864." Very good copy. </p><p>First Edition. "One of the most valuable works on the subject extant. It is a monument of exact observation, and considering the state of archaeological knowledge at the time, it is in every way admirable" (Dawson, Bibliography of Works Relating to Mummification in Egypt [1929], 97). Surgeon and medical writer as well as antiquary (he vaccinated Queen Victoria), Pettigrew was one of the founding members of the British Archaeological Society, whose early meetings were held in his house. Illustrated mostly from drawings by the famous artist / caricaturist George Cruikshank, best known as the illustrator of Dickens&#39; novels. See Garrison-Morton 6711, Pettigrew&#39;s 4-vol. collection of medical biographies.

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        Nipon O Dai Itsi Ran.

      Printed for the Oriental Translation Fund of Great Britain and Ireland,, Paris, 1834 - Ou Annales des Empereurs du Japon. Accompagne de Notes, et Precede d'un Apercu de l'Histoire Mythologique du Japon, par M.J. Klaproth. Large 4to. xxxvi, 460pp. Bound in cloth, slightly stained, otherwise good. Ex-library copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Naturgeschichte und Abbildungen der Menschen und der Saugethiere?

      J.J. Honnegger, circa, Zurich 1834 - Folio, 74 lithograph plates, original pale yellow front wrapper bound in; some significant foxing to some plates although mostly to the margins, letterpress with browning and spotting, watermarking to the edge of many plates but not affecting the images; altogether a very good copy in contemporary half calf with marbled boards, spine sunned, repaired at head. Rare, revised edition of this zoological study of mammals, including many Australian species, with fine illustrations of the Tasmanian tiger, wombat, kangaroo and platypus. The plates are newly engraved by Honegger. The author Schinz served as professor of zoology at Zurich, where he founded the zoological collection and wrote a number of works in related fields including similar studies of branches of zoology and anthropology. Schinz prepared a great series of such works, including a history of birds, reptiles, fish, and, given his concomitant interest in ethnography, another anthropological work on the peoples of the world. This is a particularly uncommon work and, as is always the case with the prolific Schinz, it is bibliographically complex. A different two-volume work by Schinz with a similar title was first published in Zürich in 1824, but this Honnegger edition appears to have been first published in 1834 (see another copy held in the Staatsbibliothek in Berlin, although the Berlin copy has 125 pp. of letterpress, while the present copy has 128 pp.). A second revised Honegger edition, easily recognised by the updated imprint "In der Honeggerschen Lithographischen Anstalt", was published in 1840. No copy of any of these editions appears to be held in any Australian collection. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed, in English, to John Baron

      Nancy, 1834. Nancy, 1834. <p>Valentin, Louis (1758-1829). Autograph letter signed, in English, to John Baron (1786-1851). 3pp. Nancy, April 25, 1824. 182 x 119 mm. With: Rapport présenté à son excellence le Ministre de l&#146;Intérieur, par le comité central de vaccine, sur les vaccinations pratiquées en France pendant les années 1821 et 1822. 8vo. [4], 99pp. Paris: L&#146;Imprimerie Royale, November 1823. Together 2 items; Valentin&#146;s autograph letter tipped to the first leaf of the Rapport. Quarter morocco, marbled boards in period style. Rapport a little foxed, but fine otherwise.</p><p>Excellent letter discussing vaccination and Edward Jenner from French physician Louis Valentin, the leading promoter of vaccination in France, to John Baron, Jenner&#146;s first biographer, whose two-volume Life of Edward Jenner was published in 1838. A native of Nancy, Valentin spent seven or eight years in Haiti and the United States where he practiced smallpox inoculation. He returned to France in 1798, the year in which Jenner&#146;s famous Inquiry was published, and in the following year published Traité historique et pratique de l&#39;inoculation (1799-1800), co-authored with François Dezoteux, which was the first French book to mention Jenner&#146;s work. Although at first skeptical, Valentin soon adopted Jenner&#146;s methods and became actively involved in the spread of vaccination throughout France. He traveled to London in 1803 to meet Jenner and two years later published a Notice biographique sur le docteur Jenner (1805), which he reissued in a revised and expanded edition in 1824, the year after Jenner&#146;s death, under the title Notice historique sur le docteur Jenner.</p><p>Valentin&#146;s letter to Jenner&#146;s biographer mentions the Notice historique, which Valentin was then working on, and other works by him on vaccination and inoculation, as well as the present copy of the Comité Central de Vaccine&#146;s Rapport for 1821-22, which he enclosed with the letter:</p><p>"I send to you the last report of the Committee of Vaccine for 1821 & 1822 which ought to have been deposited at Gabon&#146;s in Paris. It is very thin as that of 1820. . . .</p><p>"Your last favor 14th present is arrived very opportunely three days ago. I was anxiously waiting for it and had postponed the print of my Notice hist. on Jenner. Now, it is going on, and I hope it will be more correct than the first, thanks to your kindness and obliging care. But, as to the sum which you believe was not given by the King to Jenner, I have only said: On fit espérer que le Roi donnerait 500£ [it was hoped that the King would give £500] as I had already published in 1802 that the King had paid it, and I had given to Jenner in 1803 a copy of my Résultats de l&#146;inoculation de la vaccine and that he made no objection about such remuneration, consigned in it. I leave the affaire [sic] in doubt. The phrase in the text was impossible to be changed. </p><p>"My writing is increased of six or seven pages more than the first edition. I wish it might be worthy of your approbation and that of the public. I hope that in eight days I shall have the pleasure of sending to you through the post two copies of it . . . When you have read it please to write and let know your judgement to your most faithfull friend Louis Valentin."</p><p>Valentin added a long postscript to his letter in which he further discusses vaccination and Jenner:</p><p>"P.S. I know that De Carro&#146;s work, Vaccination in Grece, Persie &c. [i.e., Joannes de Carro&#146;s Histoire de la vaccination en Turquie, en Grèce, et aux Indes orientales (1804)], which I possess, does not make any mention of that practice by the Bramines in India, but I have quoted his letters published in the Bibliot. britan. . . .</p><p>"M. Dupau [i.e., J.-Amédée Dupau, author of Notice historique sur le Dr. Edward Jenner, inventeur de la vaccine (1824)] has committed a fault page 8th lines 7, 8, 9 of his Notice for not having repeated exactly what I have said of Washington applied to Jenner. He causes W. to speak so. Wash. was dead, 9 years since, when a French[man] said, in speaking of his life, written by Marshall, and translated in Paris by Henry in 1808: ce n&#146;est pas ce qu&#146;on entreprend, c&#146;est ce qu&#146;on achève et qu&#146;on affermit qui fait la gloire [it is not what we undertake, it is what we achieve and strengthen that gives us glory] . . ."</p><p>Bazin, Vaccination&#151;A History (2011), passim. </p>

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        Rome & its environs from trigonometrical survey

      Roma 1834 - Carta geografica montata su tela a stacchi raffigurante Roma ed il suo circondario. La carta, come dichiarato nel titolo, si deve al rilevamento trigonometrico eseguito da Sir William Gell. Conservata nella sua rilegatura coeva. mm 712x975

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        Castel-Arco.

      Marietti G.A., Trento. 1834 - Veduta del Castello di Arco. La stampa inserita in riquadro si trova in "I castelli del Tirolo colla storia delle relative antiche-potenti famiglie" di Agostino Perini ed è incisa da Carolina Lose. Formato: Litografia di dimensioni 15,8x22,8 cm. Lievi segni di foxing. Buono, ordinari segni d?uso e del tempo.

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        Tivoli, Haus via de Colle 7.

      . Bleistift, auf gelblichem Velin. 21,2:35,8 cm. Knickfalte in der rechten oberen Ecke. Entstanden vermutlich nach der Lithographie von L. Kuntz oder Fr. Eisenlohr, 1834, nach einer Zeichnung von E. Fries, entstanden 1826 (vgl. S. Wechsler, Ernst Fries (1801-1833). Heidelberg, 2000, Nr. 470 mit Abbildung (Zeichnung) sowie Nr. 822 mit Abbildung (Lithographie).. "[...] von seinen Reisen in Italien existieren ansehnliche Sammlungen von Zeichnungen und Aquarellen, namentlich aus Pompeji (im Besitz der Familie) [...]" (zit. aus: Weizsäcker-Dessoff: Kunst und Künstler in Frankfurt am Main im neunzehnten Jahrhundert, Frankfurt 1907, S. 107). Nach einem Studium von 1821-1825 am Polytechnikum in Karlsruhe ließ sich der als Architekt tätige Peipers in Frankfurt nieder. Studienreisen führten ihn nach Italien und Frankreich. Er leitete den Bau der Alten Börse in Frankfurt, nach Entwürfen A. Stülers (1800-1865). 1864-1865 und 1872-1873 war Peipers Vorsitzender der Frankfurter Künstlergesellschaft.

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        Two Expeditions into the Interior of Southern Australia , during the years 1828, 1829, 1830 and 1831: with observations on the Soil, Climate, and General Resources of the Colony of New South Wales? Second Edition

      Smith, Elder and Co, London 1834 - Two volumes, octavo, with a chart and a large folding map (crudely repaired with tape), 13 engraved plates (four of newly-discovered birds with original handcolouring); manuscript presentation dated 1874; a fine and handsome set in contemporary plum calf by Ramage, bookplates of Harold L. Sheard, bound without advertisements. Presentation copy from Lady Sturt. Presentation copy from Sturt's widow: the rare second edition of this account of Sturt's first two expeditions: 'an important book, recounting discoveries of the highest consequence' (Australian Rare Books). A manuscript inscription in both volumes reads: 'Frederick Peake In remembrance of the Author From C.C. Sturt 1874'. Sturt married Charlotte Christiana Greene on 20 September 1834, and she lived until 1887, almost twenty years after Sturt's death. After his death Charlotte was granted a civil list pension of £80 a year, and the queen granted her the title of Lady Sturt. Frederick Peake was a close friend of Charles Sturt, as is evidenced by the correspondence between them printed in the Life of Charles Sturt (1899). Sturt's first expedition set out from Sydney in 1828, with a brief from Governor Darling to follow the course of the Macquarie River. Within the first month he, and his second-in-command Hamilton Hume, had discovered the extent of the Macquarie Marshes. To the north they discovered and named the Darling River, and went on to trace the Bogan and Castlereagh rivers into the Darling, and the Macquarie into the Castlereagh. On his return to Sydney, Sturt pushed for command of an expedition to follow the Darling River to the supposed inland sea, however was instead commissioned to trace the Murrumbidgee River toward the south coast. Travelling along the river by boat, they were swept into a much broader fast-flowing river which they named the Murray, without realising it was the Hume River earlier discovered by Hume and Hovell. Sturt also discovered the junction of the Darling and the Murray, before reaching Lake Alexandrina. The most arduous aspect of the expedition awaited: after the vessel which was supposed to meet them on the south coast failed to materialise, Sturt and his men, with depleted provisions, were forced to row against the current for nearly one thousand miles to Sydney. They arrived in Sydney after many weeks of starvation and gruelling exertion. This is the second edition of Sturt's account of over four thousand miles of exploration over a four-year period. It was written while Sturt was in England, undergoing treatment for the blindness that had struck him during the voyage home. The large folding map of Australia, sometimes missing, is present in this copy (though with an old crude tape repair at two edges).

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        "Vulcan von Antuco." Blick auf den schneebedeckten Vulkankegel, vorne der Zeichner mit Mappe und Meßstab, unten Inschrift.

      . Lithographie von J.A. Sedlmayr nach Ed. Pöppig, München, dat. 1834, 27 x 42 cm.. Aus "Atlas zur Reise in Peru, Chile und an dem Amazonasstrome während der Jahre 1827 - 1832" (Sabin 63629). Das Werk wurde nur für Subskribenten in begrenzter Auflage gedruckt. - Der Biologe, Zoologe und Geograph Eduard Poeppig (Pöppig) forschte 1828 sechs Monate lang in Antuco/Chile, dem heutigen Laguna del Laja - Nationalpark in den südlichen Anden. Die Erstbesteigung des fast 3000 Meter hohen Berges durch Poeppig gilt als Geburtsstunde des Alpinismus in Chile. Seine Reisebeschreibungen zählen neben denen Humboldts und Martius' zu den wichtigsten.

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        The Hand, its Mechanism and Vital Endowments as Envincing Design

      London - William Pickering, 1834. London - William Pickering, 1834 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The Hand, its Mechanism and Vital Endowments as Envincing Design by Charles Bell discusses the anatomy of the hand. Third edition. Sir Charles Bell KH FRS FRSE FRCSE MWS (1774 - 1842) was a Scottish surgeon, anatomist, neurologistand philosophical theologian who in 1833 published the fourth Bridgewater Treatise, The Hand: Its Mechanism and Vital Endowments as Evincing Design. Previous owner&#39;s ink inscription to front. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, generally sound but slightly bumped to extremities, with the oddslight mark and stain to boards and with much of backstrip missing and front board detached, rear joint starting. Internally, generally firmly bound, although slightly strained in places with first few pages loose and one detached due to joint. With institutional plates to front and ink stamps. Overall: FAIR.

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        Views in London and Its Vicinity

      London: Longman & Co, 1834. London: Longman & Co, 1834. Brown embossed cloth, gilt decorated on spine and front panel. 50 plates, one per page, engraved on copper. Only 48 plates called for but two extra of Fulham and Richmond Hill. Plates are in wonderful, unfoxed condition. Large ink name to endpaper. Cloth splits on spine but hinges doing nicely. Clean copy.. 1st. Cloth. VG. Folio.

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        [WoO 62]. Autograph musical manuscript of a portion of the composer&#39;s oratorio, "Des Heilands letzte Stunden," for choir and piano 4-hands

      4 pp. written on 2 leaves of a bifolium. Oblong folio (ca. 257 x 345 mm.). Notated in ink on 12-stave hand-ruled paper, the pages numbered 115-118 in pencil. A total of 21 measures. Text by Friedrich Rochlitz. With manuscript annotation to upper margin of first page possibly in the hand of Spohr&#39;s widow. Unsigned. No date, but 1834. Together with: An additional leaf from the same manuscript containing 2 pages with a manuscript note, most probably in the hand of Spohr&#39;s widow, identifying the work, stating that it was composed in Kassel in 1834, and that the present manuscript consists of page 121 [and 122] of the score. Slightly worn; minor fraying to edges; some browning, heavier to first page. In very good condition overall. The additional leaf somewhat browned and separated at center by a neat vertical split. . "Regarded by many contemporaries as worthy of a place beside Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven in the pantheon of the greatest composers, he has, together with Gluck and Cherubini, been allotted a considerably lower status by posterity. Mozart&#39;s Figaro and Wagner&#39;s Tristan were both composed during Spohr&#39;s lifetime; his own work looks, Janus-like, towards both the formalism and clarity of the Classical tradition, and the structural and harmonic experimentation associated with 19th-century Romanticism..." "... In the field of oratorio, Spohr made a distinctive contribution to the music of his day. Die letzten Dinge (1825&#150;6) marked an epoch in the history of 19th-century oratorio. In this work he adopted a number of the characteristics developed in his operas; it is notable for its avoidance of closed forms and for its expressiveness, attained through the use of chromatic harmony... and masterly orchestration... Many of the finest musicians of the day were profoundly affected by it." "... In 1834&#150;5, inspired by Bach&#39;s St Matthew Passion, of which he gave the first Kassel performance in 1883, Spohr composed his Passion oratorio, Des Heilands letzte Stunden, to a text of Friedrich Rochlitz." Clive Brown in Grove online

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        Catalogo di Libri vendibili presso Branca e Dupuy Librai in Milano, Contrada di S. Paolo, No. 935. Preceduto da alcuni cenni elementari di bibliografia

      , 1834. 1834. Milano, 1834. clvi,211pp. Original paper bds. (rubbed, a bit soiled & corners bumped, paper inside front cover has a small wormhole, not affecting the binding). (some evidence of waterdamage throughout but mainly in the top right corner of the last 15 pages). The first 156 pages contain numerous important notes on the early history of printing in Italy, but also notes on bookbinding, dates, a list of useful bibliographies with notes etc. The last 211 pages contain a catalogue of the firm of Branca & Dupuy in alphabetical order with prices (pp. 3-152 Italian Books, pp. 153-187 French books & pp. 188-211 Latin books). This work is not in Bigmore & Wyman but they do mention two later catalogues/books by Branca alone and state that Carlo Branca was a long-established bookseller in Milan.

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        ILUSTRACION DEL DERECHO REAL DE ESPANA

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Madrid. 1834. 21x15,5. 2 Vol. 1: XVI+404Pag 2: 1h+IV+344Pag. Ilustracion del derecho real de espana, pavorde de la metropolitana iglesia de Valencia y catedratico de prima de leyes de la misma ciudad. Ref-9.2 Biblioteca A

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        Der durch Gesicht- und Tonsprache der Menschheit wiedergegebene Taubstumme. Zweite, vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage.

      Bayreuth, Selbstverlag des Verfassers, 1834.. XVI, 275, (1) SS. Mit 3 mehrf. gefalt. lithogr. Tafeln. Grau marmorierter Pappband der Zeit mit hs. Rückenschildchen. Dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. 8vo.. Zweite Ausgabe (EA 1829). - Der fränkische Theologe Graser (1766-1841) beschäftigte sich mit Fragen der Sprach- und Lesepädagogik. "Auch für den Unterricht der Taubstummen interessierte sich Graser lebhaft, wollte aber diese Unglücklichen nicht isolirt, sondern in Gemeinschaft mit den Vollsinnigen unterwiesen wissen, weil er von diesem gemeinsamen Verkehr Gutes für die Gesamtbildung hoffte" (ADB). - Die Tafeln zeigen die Zeichen- und Mundstellungssprache, die zur Begründung der modernen Taubstummenpädagogik gehört. - Titel mit keilförmigem Ausschnitt von entferntem Stempel. Das vordere Vorsatzblatt mit hs. Entlehnverzeichnis einer Feuchtwanger Leihbibliothek (23 datierte und vom Benutzer je durch Unterschrift bestätigte Entlehnvorgänge zwischen 1843 und 1844). Exlibris des Nördlinger Historikers Albert Schlagbauer am vorderen Innendeckel. Sehr frisches Exemplar. - Guyot 3. Vgl. ADB IX, 585.

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        PAXTON'S magazine of Botany and Register of Flowering Plants. Bände 1-15 (von 16).

      London, Orr and Smith 1834-1849.. 8°. Mit 694 gest. und lith. kol. Tafeln und zahlreichen Textholzschnitten. Halblederbde. d.Z. mit goldgepr. Rückentitel (leicht fleckig)., fester Einband. Nahezu komplette Sammlung von Paxton's kolorierten Pflanzentafeln, einem Höhepunkt der viktorianischen, botanischen Buchillustration. - Der englische Architekt und Botaniker Joseph Paxton (1803-1865) war als Gärtner des sechsten Duke of Devonshire tätig, für den er einen der berühmtesten europäischen Gärten entwarf. Vorliegendes Werk beinhaltet zahlreiche Pflanzen, die er in Devonshire züchtete und pflegte. Paxton schuf auch den "Crystal Palace", das Ausstellungsgebäude der ersten Weltausstellung 1851 in London sowie zahlreiche Gewächshäuser mit Glaseindeckungen nach dem Prinzip von Grat und Rinne, dem "Ridge-and-furrow-System", das zu historischer Bedeutung gelangte. - Durchgehend schön uns sauber mit Tafeln in kräftigem Kolorit. - Es fehlt lediglich der letzte Band 16. - Nissen BBI 2351. Stafleu and Cowan 7554. Bankverbindung in Deutschland vorhanden.

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        Aquatint engraving of the composer by Franz Hegi (1774-1850). Ludwig van Beethoven in Erlengebüsch bei Wien

      1834. 200 x 170 mm. Beethoven is depicted in a bucolic setting reclining on the banks of a stream surrounded by woods, a sheet of manuscript music in his left hand, a pen in his right; a woman stands in the background surrounded by a flock of sheep with a village in the distance. A fine impression on wove paper, without letters. . Appenzeller: Der Kupfersticher Franz Hegi von Zurich: Sein Leben und seine Werke, 1098. The present image perhaps alludes to the composition of Beethoven&#39;s 6th Symphony, the "Pastoral." Another version of this print was published in the Zürich Musikgesellschaft Almanac of 1834 (see Comini: The Changing Image of Beethoven: A Study in Mythmaking, figure 51).

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        THE ART OF WINE-MAKING, IN ALL ITS BRANCHES. To which is added an appendix, concerning cider and perry

      London, F.J. Mason, 1834.. London, F.J. Mason, 1834.. FIRST EDITION 1834, 8vo, approximately 215 x 135 mm, 8½ x 5½ inches, diagrams in the text, pages: (8), 123, (1), bound in modern burgundy diced calf, gilt rules and gilt lettered black morocco label to spine, new endpapers. Pale damp staining to inner and lower margins of title page and following 15 leaves, encroaching slightly on text but not affecting legibility at all, recurring in inner margin from page 73 to the end, occasional fox spots. A very good copy. Part I is on Wine-making in warm countries, foreign wines, diseases of wine; Part II deals with wine-making in cold countries, from English grapes, fruit and other vegetables; the Appendix from page 111 to the end is on cider and perry. Gabler, Wine into Words, page 37, G13750. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Notre-Dame de Paris

      Brussels: Louis Hauman et Comp., 1834.. Brussels: Louis Hauman et Comp.,, 1834.. 3 volumes, duodecimo (154 x 100 mm). Near contemporary tan half calf, marbled boards, raised bands to spines, red and black morocco labels, titles and lattice decorations to compartments gilt, marbled edges and endpapers. Armorial bookplate of Stephens Lyne Stephens to front pastedowns. Spine ends and joints very lightly rubbed, corners slightly bumped and worn, top edges a bit darkened, minor foxing to flyleaves. Front inner hinge of Volume I and III gently cracked. Otherwise an excellent set. An lovely set of this classic novel in a fresh and bright near contemporary binding. This copy is the second edition published by Louis Hauman; the first edition appeared in 1831.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        An Exposition of hte Parables

      Oxford: Rivington, 1834 - 6 volume set, 9 inches tall. A magnificent full calf binding by one of the great London binders of the period J. Clarke. With gilt raised bands, twin labels, ornate gilt tooling to the panels, dentelles and all edges. With the armorial bookplate of Henry Collins. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McConnell Fine Books ABA & ILAB]
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        Dresden. - Erinnerungsblatt. - Carl August Richter. - "Dresden".

      Dresden, Arnoldische Buch- und Kunsthandlung, [1834]. Historische Ortsansicht. Radierung / Strichätzung, 1834. Von Carl August Richter. Probedruck. 31,0 x 42,6 cm (Darstellung / ohne Einfassungslinie) / 38 x 50,5 cm (Blatt). Hoff-Budde nicht bei. (Dresden: Arnoldische Buch- und Kunsthandlung [1834]). - Verso nicht voll druckender Sammlerstempel: "Tomasz Macz(..)". - Dieses Souvenir-Blatt wie sein Gegenstück zur Sächsischen Schweiz wohl unter Beteiligung des Sohnes Adrian Ludwig Richter entstanden. Die zwei größeren Panoramen zeigen die Stadt jeweils aus der Ferne von der Bautzener Straße und von der Räcknitz-Höhe. Die kleineren Abbildungen zeigen u.a. Annenkirche, Augustusbrücke, Theaterplatz, Zwinger, Neustädter Markt, Neumarkt, Altmarkt, Sophienkirche und die Alte Wache. - Vgl. Hoff-Budde, S. 69. - Früher Zustand vor aller Schrift! - Papier etwas angeschmutzt und leicht fingerspurig. Am oberen Blattrand bis an die Einfassungslinie beschnitten. Insgesamt gut erhalten. Carl August Richter (1770 Wachau bei Dresden - 1848 Dresden). Deutscher Zeichner, Kupferstecher, Illustrator und Landschaftsmaler. Vater von Adrian Ludwig Richter. Schüler von Adrian Zingg. Seit 1810 Mitglied der Dresdner Akademie. 1814-34 Professor an derselben. Seit 1819 Mitglied der königlichen Gesellschaft der Freunde der Wissenschaften in Warschau..

      [Bookseller: Galerie Himmel]
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        Picturesque Views on and near the Eastern Coast of England, comprising the romantic scenery of The Yare, The Waveney, and The Bure, Rivers of Norfolk.

      Moon, Boys, and Graves; John Stacky, London; Norwich 1834 - Rebacked slightly scuffed cloth with new gilt title to spine. A tight soundly bound copy of this sought after work. Large paper edition. Some spotting (and a few marginal stains to rear plates) but all copies are affected to a lesser or larger degree - this copy cleaner than most. 36 plates present and ticked off on list. 4 page subscriber list at front after printed dedication by James Stark to King William the Fourth dates December 12th 1833. Folio. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: City Bookshop]
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        Narrative of a voyage to the Southern Atlantic Ocean, in the years 1828, 29, 30, performed in H.M. sloop Chanticleer, under the command of the late captain Henry Foster by order of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty.

      London, Richad Bentley, 1834.2 volumes. Contemporary half calf (rubbed), with 2 (of 4) morocco labels to spines. With engraved map of the track of the Canticleer and folding map of the Isthmus of Darien, and 5 aquatint plates (foxed). XII,399; VIII,398 pp.* First edition. - The voyage, commissioned by the Admiralty for scientific purposes, started in Spithead and with stops at the Canary Islands, Cape Verde Islands, Rio de Janeiro, Montevideo, the Falklands, Staten Island, cape of Good Hope, St. Helena, Ascension, Para, Trinidad, Porto Belo and St. Michaels. 'The captain, Foster, was drowned in a canoe at the end of the voyage' (Borba de Moraes II, p.937. The plates depict Teneriffe, Port Cook Staten Island, Deception Island, St. Martin's Cove near Cape Horn and Ascension.Abbey, Travel, 11; NMMC I, 341; Sabin 102429; Mendelssohn II, p.596; Hill 1842.

      [Bookseller: Gert Jan BESTEBREURTJE]
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        The Works of Robert Burns; with his life by Allan Cunningham

      James Cochrane and Co., London 1834 - 8 vols. Small 8vo. Pp 384; vi, 345, (1); viii, 346; viii, 337; xii, 336; xiv, 329; xxii, 344; x, 384. Engraved frontis to each volume and engraved and printed title pages to each volume. Full calf, raised bands, spines elaborately gilt, marbled edges and endpapers. The set is lightly rubbed with a little wear to some of the spine heads. Foxing to frontispieces and title pages. A nice set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        Roman de la Violette, ou de Gerard de Nevers, En Vers, du XIIIe Siecle, Par Gibert de Montreuil; Publie, pour la premiere fois, d'apres deux manuscrits de la Bibliotheque Royale, par Francisque Michel

      Paris: Chez Silvestre, 1834 Paris: Chez Silvestre, 1834. First Limited Edition Thus. Full Calf, with Blindstamping, Gilt Decoration, etc.. Fine. Eight spectacular hand-colored and illuminated plates on vellum. No. 20 of a limited edition of 200 total, and one of 15 copies on Hollande paper. 8vo. 22.5 by 15 cm, 9 by 6 inches. lxiv, [4 leaves], 334, [2] pp. Each of the plates is accompanied by a plain black and white lithographic version. The hand-colored versions easily pass for actual illuminated paintings, and indeed, the hand-colorist did not merely fill in color but also made some subtle changes to the illustration so that the hand-colored version does not match exactly the black and white one. The illumination on the vellum is of an uncommon precision and beauty so as to read as tantamount to manuscript, and the work is unquestionably superior to what one would find in the better works of Henry Shaw, who contemporaneously was producing iimportant books on the topic of illuminated manuscripts. The "Roman de la Violette" is based on the same story as Shakespeare's "Cymbeline". The binding of this copy is an exquisite example of French blindstamped leather of the period, with Greek-style ornament in the large centerpiece of the boards and a Gothic ornamental diaper impressed onto the spine, which also has raised bands. The binding has a few dings and tiny pinprick losses, and the joints have a slight goopiness of a earlier restoration, but the binding still comes off as very handsome. The volume itself fits into a custom slipcase with leather fringe and a wide ribbon pull. This copy had once belonged to the Ermitage in St. Petersburg.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques ]
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        Memoir of George Granville, late Duke of Sutherland, K.G.

      Privately Printed (not published), London 1834 - 4to. Pp 83. Portrait frontis and plate of the statue/monument. Original stamped and textured cloth. A particularly nice copy and decidedly scarce thus. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        EL BAILE COMO SE BAILABA Y COMO SE BAILA

      Garnier - París. 1834. Tela. 459+3h. 27X19. Parte técnica por la señora Berta Bernay Profesora en la Opera, Parte Musical por los señores don Francisco Casadesús y don Julio Maugué. Traducción de Antonio Sanchez Pérez. Ilustraciones de M Valvérane. Magnifico ejemplar de baile. Ref 5.6 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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