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        An Historical and Descriptive Account of Persia, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time: with a detailed View of its Resources, Government, Population, Natural History, including Afghanistan and Beloochistan. Second Edition. BRIGHT, FRESH COPY

      Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh, 1834. 8vo., Second Edition, with a folding map as frontispiece, woodcut vignette on half-title, and 12 wood-engraved illustrations (7 full-page) in the text, some very light offsetting from frontispiece to facing page; original red cloth, upper board elaborately framed in blind, gilt back, uncut, a remarkably bright, fresh, clean copy. With a fine nineteenth-century engraved armorial bookplate on front paste-down. Published in the same year as the first edition. VERY SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION. . Catalogs: middle east.

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        Narrative Of An Expedition Through The Upper Mississippi To Itasca Lake The Actual Source Of The River; Embracing An Exploratory Trip Through The St. Croix And Burntwood (Or Broule) Rivers In 1832.

      First Edition Very good- in the publisher's original light tan cloth covered boards with a printed paper label on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 3/4" by 5 1/2" with the cloth splitting at the joints, but with the binding still holding and with heavy foxing to the preliminaries and end sheets. There are two early prior owner's names in pencil on the first free end page. The fold-out map preceding the title page has a 4 inch closed tear which has been professionally repaired. 307 pages of text including an extensive appendix which is followed by a page of errata. Illustrated with the fold-out map mentioned above, a second fold-out map page [121] and three single page maps. Considered by Howes to be "quite scarce". Sabin states of this title: "Most of this narrative is occupied with interesting incidents of Indian life and character, extracts from manuscript journals of the fur-traders, and traditions of the aboriginies. Pages 169 to 210 of the Appendix, are devoted to an analysis and vocabulary of the Chippewa language." (Howes, S187; Sabin, 77878; Graff, 3698Our code number = TB26959

      [Bookseller: Town's End Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Lectures des Mémoires de M. De Chateaubriand ou recueil d'articles publiés sur ces mémoires avec des fragments originaux.

      - Paris, Lefèvre, 1834. Un volume de format in 8° de 2ff. (faux titre et titre), XL pp. (préface de Nisard) ; 356 pp. Reliure de l'époque en demi basane maroquinée vert Empire, décor romantique doré au dos, titre doré. Quelques minimes défauts: une coupe légèrement frottée, discret manque angulaire à qq. pp. , en fin de volume; charmant exemplaire tout de même. Peu commun. Recueil d'articles ou de fragments grapillés lors des réunions de lecture chez Juliette Récamier (Nisard, qui n'y assistait pas aurait eu ses indicateurs.) et qui eurent un succès énorme; on glorifiait le génie littéraire de l'auteur. La prépublication en feuilleton (1848-1850) puis en volumes n'eurent pourtant qu'un succès limité. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: librairie Daniel Sciardet]
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        The application of the Roman alphabet to all the Oriental languages; contained in a series of papers ... and published in various Calcutta periodicals in the year 1834

      [Serampore]: Serampore Press. 1834. "First edition, 8vo, pp. [2], 162; Bengali, Hindustani, Persian, Uriya, and Arabic types; removed from binding; text block fine.& & An important work. Because of Trevelyan's zealousness for the education of native Indians, ""in 1835, largely owing to his eagerness and persistence, government was led to decide in favour of the promulgatuion of English literature and science among the natives of India"" (DNB). Several editions were published, both in India and London up to 1865. "

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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        DISCOVERIES IN ASIA MINOR; Including a Description of the Ruins of Ancient Cities and Especially Antioch of Pisidia

      Richard Bentley 1834. . 1st Ed. 2 vols. xxiii + 358pp. + vii + 439pp. Half title present in vol. 1. Folding map, 2 plans (one of Churches one of cities), 8 stone litho. plates by L. Haghe, textual ground plan. Some marginal browning, handsomely rebound in double blind rule edged half calf with marbled boards, dec. gilt devices with gilt lettered title labels to spines. Atabey 37; Blackmer 49; Weber I 216.& Francis Vyvyan Jago Arundell (1780-1846) antiquary and oriental traveller. ODNB ‘.. became in 1822 chaplain to the British factory at Smyrna, where he remained for fourteen years ... he ventured in 1833 upon another tour of 1,000 miles through districts the greater part of which had hithero been undescribed by any European traveller, when he made an especial study of the ruins of Antioch in Pisidia and two volumes describing these discoveries were published in 1834 ...’ Additional postage may be necessary. US$1520

      [Bookseller: Francis Edwards Bookshop]
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        Italie pittoresque. Introduction, le Simplon, Mont Saint-Bernard, Ivrée, Verceil, Alexandrie, Marengo, Nice, Monaco, Gênes, Piombino. Première partie. Italie pittoresque. Naples, Calabre, Basilicata, terre d'Otrante, Pouilles, les Abruzzes. Italie pittoresque. État-romain, campagne de Rome, Sabine, Ombrie, territoires de perugia et d'Orvieto, Ferrare, Bologne. Le Rubicon, Rimini, San-Marino, Marche d'Ancone, Rome. Deuxième partie. Italie pittoresque. Lombard-Vénitien, Venise, Vérone, Vicence, Padoue, Mantoue, Parme, Plaisance, Modène, Massa, Lucques, Musées d'Italie. Italie pittoresque. La Corse, l'Ile d'Elbe, la Sardaigne, la Sicile, Malte.

      chez Amable Costes éditeur, 1834 - Paris, chez Amable Costes éditeur, 1834-1836. 5 parties en 1 vol. grand in 8 de VIII-48-24-64-118-48-28-64pp., reliure en pleine basane vert bouteille à coins de l'époque, dos lisse orné de filets et de guirlandes formées de poinçons ronds et rectangulaires, frise dorée en queue de dos, coiffes très légèrement frottées, rousseurs éparses, de nombreuses planches illustrées en noir hors texte, deux belles grandes cartes dépliantes au centre et à la fin du volume, première page de faux-titre ornée d'une gravure représentant une vue de la mer, seconde page de faux-titre ornée d'une gravure représentant la vue d'un volcan, probablement le Vésuve, page de titre ornée d'une petite gravure représentant la louve avec Romus et Romulus, une petite déchirure et une déchirure à la marge latérale de la page de titre, une petite déchirure avec un petit manque de papier à la marge latérale de la seconde page de faux-titre, texte sur deux colonnes, bon et bel exemplaire. 800 € Contributions de: [Jacques Marquet de Montbreton] de Norvins, Ch[arles] Nodier, Alex[andre] Dumas, Ch[arles] Didier, [Charles Athanase] Walckenaer, [Gabriel-Marie] Legouvé, Al[phonse] Royer, H[ector] Berlioz, R[oger] De Beauvoir, [Louis simon] Auger. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Scritti]
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        Memoirs of Spain during the reigns of Philip IV. and Charles II. from 1621 to 1700.

      Thomas Clark. Whittaker & Co. 1834. VG+, 1st ed, 2 vols complete. In uniform c1900 half calf, green marbled boards, some blind tooling, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spines, attractive decorative gilt tooling, raised bands, titles in gilt to red and brown leather labels, edges rubbed, printed by Neill and company, Old Fishmarket, Edinburgh. Internally, brown endpapers, text block edges sprinkled red, no inscriptions. Vol 1, 1834, [3], (vi-x), [2], [1], 2-656 pp. Vol 2, [4], [1], 2-422 pp. Lacking half titles?, light very occasional spotting. A lovely copy! (Almirante 252). Dunlop, writer on literature. Henry Cockburn recalled of him: People sometimes wondered how so feeble and so retired a creature could venture as a penal magistrate among the strong sailors of Greenock or the illfed rebels of precarious Paisley; but he did his duty among them very well . In appearance he was exceedingly like a little, old, gray cuddy-a nice kindly body, with a clear, soft Scotch voice . Everybody loved Dunlop; and, with the single exception of a relation who was always trying to swindle him, there was no one whom Dunlop did not love. (Journal of Henry Cockburn, 1. 310-11) See ODNB.

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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      Published by Charles Tilt, 1834. 1st edition.. Hardback. Good. Illustrated by Cruikshank, George. Good condition with no wrapper. Oblong format, green cloth with gilt title to front. Colour illustrations and etchings. 24 colour plates. A further 12 plates were published in the 1835 edition. Spine and corners bumped. Top and tail of spine frayed. Front joint broken. Rear joint strengthened with tape. 1st title page and 1 plate strengthened to edges with yellowing tape. Occasional grubby marks to page edges. A few page edges chipped. First title page lightly creased. [S]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        The Animal Kingdom, arranged according to its organization, serving as a foundation for the Natural History of Animals, and an introduction to Comparative Anatomy. With figures designed after Nature. [Complete in four volumes]. Illustrated by nearly 800 coloured plates Translated from the latest French Edition.

      London:: E. Henderson,, 1834-1837.. First English edition.. Hardcover. Very Good+. Vol I: [iv] (engd title, title), ii (advertisement), xlviii (memoir, Portrait, prefaces, corrigenda), 380; [ii], xviii, Mammalia (pl-63), Aves (pl-99); Vol II: [ii] (engd title), xxxvi (title, memoirs, 2 portraits, index), 412; [ii], xxii, Reptilia (pl-40), Pisces (pl-80); Vol III: [ii] (engd title), xxxvi (title, Latreille’s preface, index), 472; [ii], xxiv, Mollusca (pl-44), Annelides (pl-10), Crustacea (pl-42), Arachnides (pl-29); Vol 4: [iv], (engd title, title), ii (memoir of Latreille, portrait), xliv (memoirs, 2 portraits, index), 544 (including a Catalogue of Authors and Abbreviations, followed by a general index to the work); [ii], xxxii, Insecta (pl-115), Zoophytes (pl-23). ** [‘(pl-)’ records the number printed on the final plate in each section: there are perhaps half as many again with interposed numberings - ie: total nearly 800 plates, with tissue guards, nearly all being hand-coloured.] ** Whereas the printed title pages are dated 1834 or 1836, the plates section of each volume is preceded by an engraved title page dated 1837, followed by a table of contents to the plates. Contents clean and bright, with minor spotting to title pages, almost none elsewhere. One page edge damaged, some plate edges pricked, and a depression mark to the back of one portrait. A very nice set with new cream endpapers in the contemporary binding of bottle-green pebble cloth, rebacked (except Vol IV), with the original labelled spines laid down. Large 8vo, 24x14.5cms, and taking up nearly a foot of shelf space. [EXTRA Heavy Item]

      [Bookseller: Chapel Books]
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        Vollständiges Handbuch für Juweliere, Gold-, Silber- und Schmuckarbeiter. Nach den besten und neuesten französischen, englischen und deutschen Schriften ... bearbeitet und herausgegeben

      Ilmenau, Voigt 1834. 18 cm. (2), 20, 561, (1) Seiten mit 22 gefalteten lithographierten Tafeln, 2 (1 mehrfach gefaltet) lithographierten Tabellen und zahlreichen Tabellen im Text. Festeinband, Halbledereinband der Zeit mit blind- und goldgeprägtem Rücken - Engelmann, Mechan. 329, 63 - Umfassendes Handwerksbuch der Goldschmiedekunst: Geeignete Metalle und die Mittel, deren Natur zu erkennen, Schmelzverfahren, Feinmachen, Scheiden, Vergoldung, Versilberung, Platieren, Goldwaren in Farbe zu setzen; Edelsteine (Schnittformen, Aufbringen, Fehler), künstliche Steine, Straß, Bernstein, Perlen, etc. Die Tafeln zeigen neben Werkzeug und Werkstattgerät auch Entwürfe und Ornamente sowie Schnittformen und Brillantenschliffe. Schönes Exemplar, Rücken restauriert und neu aufgezogen, Vorsätze erneuert, Stempel auf Vorsatzblatt - Neuer Schauplatz der Künste und Handwerke 63 -

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific, or, A Physical, Political, and Statistical Account of the World and Its Various Divisions. 6 Volume set

      Glasgow: A Fullarton & Co. G+ : in Good condition plus with marbled eps. Cover lightly rubbed with minor edge wear. Some scattered browning. 1834. Reprint. Half leather marbled board cover. 230mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). 3588pp. 55 fold out maps and plates. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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      Published by Joseph Swan, 1834. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Fleming, John. Very good condition with no wrapper. A Series of Views, from Paintings Taken Expressly for the Work. Three Quarter dark blue calf leather with raised bands to spine, red/brown title block with gilt title and gilt decorations to raised bands. Blue marbled paper boards, endpapers and outer page edges. 52 engraved plates. xii and 223 pages plus subscribers list to rear. Edges rubbed, marbled paper to boards scuffed with some surface loss. Remains of a large label to front pastedown. First section starting to work loose from binding else a tight copy. Foxing throughout affecting plates also but mainly to margins. All plates present. An attractive copy. [S]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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      [Mexico. Feb. 4, 1834].. Broadsheet, 8 x 11 1/2 inches, integral blank leaf present. Dampstain in lower right corner, light fold lines. Clean. Very good. An important decree by vice president and temporary acting president of Mexico, Valentin Gomez Farias, for the relief of oppressed citizens and unemployed soldiers. This act reiterates the intentions of a similar April 6, 1830 decree which stated the government's wish to relieve suffering caused by the country's disorganized administration by helping citizens take up government lands in Coahuila and Texas. This February 1834 act was in turn reinforced by an April 11, 1834 act which clarified the administration of such new colonies as might appear. Quite rare. "Streeter locates only one copy besides his own. A highly interesting decree...Here we learn that preference will be shown to soldiers and politicians thrown out of work by the termination of the revolution" - Eberstadt. STREETER TEXAS 812. ARRILAGA 1834, p.47. EBERSTADT 162:330.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Memorials of Oxford

      J. H. Parker, Oxford 1834 - 3 vol set, sequentially issued. Vol. 1 -1834, Vol. 2 -1835, Vol. 3 -1837. Rach volume composed of separate parts individually paginated. Each with tissue guarded steel plate engravings by John le Keux and drawings in text by F. Mackenzie. Rach bound in matching 3/4 calf with 6 panels, raised bands, spine labels in red and black moroccan, the other panels finely gilt hand tooled. 2 of the spine labels are chipped. TEG, Some rubbing to hinges and corners. Internally, light foxing to margins of some engravings, water stain to upper left corner of frontis of Vol. 3 . Else very good +. From the library of solar astronomer George E Hale, (Hale Telescope at Palomar Observatory) signed and dated (date of acquisition of book) by him in pencil on the 2nd free endpaper of each volume. More titles from his collection will added regularly and can be found by searching my inventory with keyword 'Hale' [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Silver Wolf Trading Co.]
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        KO^CHO^ GAFU

      1834. Good. [EHON] Ueda KOCHO, artist. KOCHO GAFU. Osaka: Honya Kichibei & Kawachiya Kihei, Tempo 5 [1834]. Two volumes, yellow covers with original title label, string-bound Japanese-style, fukuro toji. 25.4 x 17.9 cm. Each with 15 unnumbered sheets, lightly colored woodblock printed illustrations throughout, 4 page preface, 2 page final note, colophon. Brown and Holloway are much kinder than Hillier in their assessment of this work. [Mitchell 369; Brown 94; Holloway 68-69] An interesting group of human figures, animals, landscapes, etc., from the sedate to the humorous, in a restrained Shijo-influenced style. The covers are a bit soiled, but the impressions and colors good or better. Complete as issued.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        "A Gazetteer of the State of New Jersey : Comprehending a General View of its Physical and Moral Condition, Together with a Topographical and Statistical Account of its Counties, Towns, Villages, Canals, Rail Roads, & C. , Accompanied by a Map"

      Trenton : Daniel Fenton, 1834. 1st Edition. "Description: iv, 266 p. , [1] p. Of plates : fold. Map ; 23 cm. Subjects: New Jersey --Gazetteers." "Finely and sumptuously bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and a contrasting gilt-blocked Morocco lable. An exceptional copy, of presentation quality - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. "

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Poetae Scenici Latinorum recensuit Fridericus Henricus Bothe (6 Tomes - Complet) Tomes 1 et 2 : M. Atti Plauti Comoediae ; Tome 3 : L. Annaei Senecae Tragediae ; Tome 4 : P. Terentii Afri Comoediae ; Tome 5 : Fragmenta Tragicorum ; Tome 6 : Fragmenta comicorum

      Henr. Weinedel 1834 - 6 tomes en 5 vol. in-8 reliure de l'époque demi-chagrin vert, dos lisse orné, Apud Henr. Weinedel, Lipsiae [ Leipzig ], 1834, xxix-446 ; 502 ; xix-486 ; 367 ; xii-292-280 pp. Rare exemplaire parfaitement complet. Bon exemplaire élégamment relié (tout petit frott. en queue à un dos, rouss.). Very good copy with its fine uniform binding (foxing). Langue: Latin [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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        Views of All the Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings in the University and City of Oxford; Exhibiting to Strangers Every Place Deserving Particular Notice

      Oxford: Henry Slatter, 1834. [8], forty-two aquatints. Rebound in modern half-calf and marbled paper over boards, smooth back, morocco title label to spine. Externally very good, internally some very minor browning and spotting to plate margins, generally quite bright and clean. Each plate with a tissue-guard, some watermarked 1834. The list of plates notes two new plates (The University New Printing Office and New Inn Hall), the New Printing Office was completed in 1827 so with some of the tissue guards being water marked 1834, it was almost certainly published at some point between the two dates. Cordeaux and Merry (University) 314. Reprint. Half Calf and Boards. Good+. 12mo (Oblong).

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      Wahast, was born in Le Havre, France and specialized in landscape and ornithological paintings in watercolor and gouache. Wahast maily painted birds of prey and exhibited at the Salon of 1834. Eleven watercolors of birds by Wahast are a part of the collection at the French National Museum of Natural History in Paris. He is known for his fine detailing and the realistic rendering of his birds. This falcon, measuring 20.5" x 24", framed, is perched high on a rock showiung Wahast's use of fine lines, detailing the patterns on the wings and breast. The lighter, ambiguous background gives full attention to the falcon and the fine brushwork by Wahast.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries]
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        Norges Dæmring. Et polemisk Digt af (...).

      Chra., Johan Dahl. 1834. 8vo. Originalt typografisk omslag. 81 s.. Nissen s. 163. Proveniens : Iver Steen Thomle med dedikasjon fra Johan Seb. Welhaven

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        Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, with a Preliminary View of the French Revolution, Volumes I-IX [9 volumes]

      Published by Robert Cadell 1834-35, Edinburgh - , 9 uniform volumes from the Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott volumes 8-16, each vol with frontispiece and vignette title page, plus folding maps, some by J. M. W. Turner, marbled endpapers and edges First Edition , volumes in similar condition, darkened at spines but gilr remains bright, few light marks to covers, contemporary owner's bookplate on front free endpaper and name in ink on front blank, text clean, plates lightly foxed, the books are in good++ condition , full tan calf with gilt borders, gilt decoration to compartments, gilt titles on coloured spine labels, raised bands Small 8vo, 16 x 10 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Keoghs Books]
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        Das Ganze der Gymnastik oder ausführliches Lehrbuch der Leibesübungen nach den Grundsätzen der bessern Erziehung zum öffentlichen und besondern Unterricht

      Meißen, Goedsche 1834. 22 cm. 16 (irrtüml. als 14 bez.), (2), 543, (3) Seiten mit lithographiertem Frontispiz und 9 mehrfach gefalteten lithographierten Tafeln worauf 274 Figuren sind, Original-Verlags-Umschlag mit typographischem Rückenschild - Hirsch / Hübotter V, 906f (vgl.) - Thimm S. 333 (1833) - Seltenes Werk aus den Anfängen der Turnbewegung. Der Orthopäde Werner (1794 - 1866) "hat das Verdienst, in Sachsen zuerst weitere Kreise für das Turnen interessiert und namentlich die Anfänge des Mädchenturnerns in die Hand genommen zu haben" (Hirsch / Hübotter). Im vorliegenden Werk nehmen vormilitärische Übungen (Exerzieren, Marschieren, Schießen, Fechten usw.) breiten Raum ein. Die Tafeln mit Abbildungen von Bewegungsabläufen, Turngeräten, etc. - Zustand wie vom Verlag ausgegeben, Papierränder noch nicht beschnitten, Rücken restauriert, das Rückenschild nicht ganz vollständig erhalten, stellenweise stockfleckig -

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        The Library of Mary Queen of Scots, and of King James the Sixth [half- title]

      [Glasgow: Maitland Club, 1834] - A privately printed volume for the Maitland Club, a 19th century Scottish bibliophilic society Privately printed limited edition. 4to. 25, [1] pp. Period citron morocco, gilt. Covers rubbed [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Drawing room scrap - book. 1834. (Inde).

      Fisher, son, & co. 1834 - - Fisher, son, & co., London, Paris & New-York _1834, In 4 (21,5x28,5cm), relié. - Edition originale, illustrée de 36 planches sur acier, imprimées sur papier fort. Texte sur velin teinté. Cartonnage d'éditeur. Demi marroquin lie de vin. Dos très orné de deux grands fers romantiques dans des encadrements. Date en queue. Plats de percaline lie de vin estampés d'une grande plaque à froid faite de rinceaux et feuillages. Plats légèrement éclaircis. Rares rousseurs en marge de certaines gravures. Bel exemplaire. Anthologie poétique de ce recueil consacré pour moitié à l'Inde avec 18 gravures de vues, ruines, villages, tombeaux, par Allom, Purser, Prout. Les 18 gravures suivantes représentent l'Angleterre, quelques portraits. Ex-libris M. et H. Hocquette. Livres romantiques. Romantisme [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Barber's Picturesque Illustrations of the Isle of Wight Comprising Views of every object of interest on the Island Engraved from Original Drawings Accompanied by Historical and Topographical Descriptions [Signed by Swinburne and by Maxwell Gray / Mary Gleed Tuttiett]

      London: Simpkin and Marshall, [1834]. First edition. William Henry Bartlett, Henry Winkles, Samuel Fisher, Edward Radclyffe, William Wallis, George Jones, James Tingle, William Westwood. [1834], 1834. A Very Good copy of the scarce first edition, first printing, rebound in three-quarter green leather with the spine decorated, lined, and lettered in gilt (edge wear to boards -- including some rubbing through at the edges, rubbing to the surface of the marbled boards, splash stain to the title page's lower left corner which also touches the adjoining fold-out map's margin -- not affecting the illustration or the lettering), with 40 steel engravings by William Henry Bartlett, Henry Winkles, Samuel Fisher, Edward Radclyffe, William Wallis, George Jones, James Tingle, and William Westwood. [A few of the delicate tissue guards are lacking, a few have some wrinkling, chip, or tear, and a few are loose but present.] This copy has been SIGNED BY ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE AND BY MARY GLEED TUTTIETT on the front free endpaper, the Isle of Wight's two most famous residents. [The book's pastedown has been signed “N [?] Aitchison 1834”, who we presume to have been the first owner of this rare copy, the Aitchisons being an old Isle of Wight family. Aitchison's having dated the book, of course, confirms this copy as being a true copy of the first edition] Mary Gleed Tuttiett wrote under the pseudonym "Maxwell Gray" and achieved great fame with her 1886 novel "The Silence of Dean Maitland". Set in a fictionalized Isle of Wight, the tale centers around a young clergyman who kills the father of a young woman that he, the clergyman, has made pregnant and who then allows his best friend to be wrongly convicted for the crime. The novel provided the basis for a stage play and for three films. One of England's great Poets, Algernon Charles Swinburne was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in every year from 1903 to 1907 and again in 1909, never winning the Prize. Other famous Isle of Wight residents have included Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, Charles I of England [as a Prisoner], Charles Dickens [who rented a summer house there], survival expert Bear Grylls, Robert Hooke, Jeremy Irons, David Niven, Henry Sewell - New Zealand's first Prime Minister or Premier, and many others. A Rare copy of the first edition, with a date confirming this copy as such, SIGNED BY TWO OF THE ISLE'S MOST FAMOUS PERSONAGES, ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE AND MAXWELL GRAY [MARY GLEED TUTTIETT]. RARE INDEED.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        The Reminiscences of Thomas Dibdin, of the Theatres Royal, Covent-Garden, Drury-Lane, Haymarket, & C. , and Author of the Cabinet, &c. ... - [Complete in 2 Volumes]

      London, H. Colburn By R. Bentley, Bell And Bradfute, Edinburgh And John Cumming, Dublin, 1834. 1st Edition in this form. Minor off-text staining to the prelims. Description: 2 v. : ill. , port. , facsims. ; 22 cm. Subjects: Actors--Correspondence, reminiscences, etc. Theater--England--History--19th century. Bibliography. Book collecting. Reminiscences ... With anecdotes of books and of book collectors. Finely bound both in the original red Morocco; professionally and very synpathetically re-spined. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and uniform tooling to the compartments . An uncommonly good example of a now frustratingly scarce set.

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        An Historical and Descriptive Account of Persia, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time: with a detailed View of its Resources, Government, Population, Natural History, including Afghanistan and Beloochistan. Second Edition. BRIGHT, FRESH COPY

      Oliver & Boyd Edinburgh 1834 - 8vo., Second Edition, with a folding map as frontispiece, woodcut vignette on half-title, and 12 wood-engraved illustrations (7 full-page) in the text, some very light offsetting from frontispiece to facing page; original red cloth, upper board elaborately framed in blind, gilt back, uncut, a remarkably bright, fresh, clean copy. With a fine nineteenth-century engraved armorial bookplate on front paste-down. Published in the same year as the first edition. VERY SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        An Account of the Conflagration of the Ursuline Convent. At the Request of Several Gentlemen, the Author Was Induced to Publish the Following Statement of Facts, in Relation to the Ursuline Convent, Which Was Destroyed By Fire, Night of August 11, 1834

      Printed for The Unnamed Publishers, Boston 1834 - Publisher's '1834' date on title page. Hard bound in publisher's black leather and green marbled paper covered boards. 35 numbered pages. Page ends finished. Convent illustration on title page. "Burning of The Convent 1834" printed in gilt on spine cover. Still bright and ledigible. Spine ends have small amount of leather cover missing; 3/8 inch at lower and 1/8 inch at top spine end. Wear to spine cover, corners and other edges. Some light foxing and discoloration internally. Hinges are tight and solid. This edition is the original '1834' edition. It is from this edition that 'print-on-demand' editions are printed. A rare find. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Dai Nihon Yochi Benran

      Tenpo 5. 1834.. TWO VOLUMES, 76 double page color woodblock maps (41+35), 10 1/8 x 7 inches (26 x 18 cm), Japanese accordion style binding with decorative embossed paper covers. There is worming to many, but not all, of the pages, occasional light soiling to margins, covers quite worn. This beautiful woodblock atlas begins with a map of Japan, which is followed by maps of the individual provinces, and finally a map of the world. This map emphasises the effects on geographic knowledge of Japan's closure to outside influence, featuring California as an island, and a mapping of Australia (marked "megaranika" presumably relating to the color of the inhabitants and joined to New Guinea to the north and to Antarctica at the south) which was profoundly out of date. New Zealand does not appear on the map. .

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        British Phaenogamous Botany; or, Figures and Descriptions of the Genera of British Flowering Plants. Complete in 6 Volumes.

      Published by the author from J. H. Parker and by Whittaker, Treacher, and Co., London. 1834 - Good. Contemporaneous dark green cloth with gilt lettered calf tile to each spine. Covers lightly worn and nicked to spine heads. Most volumes a little shaken. Lightly toned and slightly foxed. Hinges of volume I are cracked. Name neatly penned to title page of volume I. The rear joint of vol. IV is split. Whilst all volumes are bound in very similar fabric, only Vols. I-III and V-VI are entirely uniform, this being explained by the disparity in the publication date of each subsequent volume. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        British Phaenogamous Botany; or, Figures and Descriptions of the Genera of British Flowering Plants. Vol. I, II & III

      W. Baxter.. Second Edition.. 1834-1937.. 3 VOLUMES. Engravings with original handcolor, a total of 240 plates with accompanying text sheets, 9 x 5 1/2 inches, cloth covered boards with gilt lettered spine (hardbound). Light wear to cover extremities, owner inscription to front fly-leaf of Vol. I & II, a couple of notations in pencil, light scattered foxing and some light offsetting. Fly leaves of first and second volumes are toned; there are two or three plates with overall toning. A very attractive set, with exquisite plates. Attractive handcolored engravings by W. Baxter, including poppies, orchids, Lady's Slipper, lavender, peonies, etc. Each volume includes a Systematical Index and an English Index. .

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        British Phaenogamous Botany; or, Figures and Descriptions of the Genera of British Flowering Plants. 394 hand-coloured plates

      Oxford: by the author, 1834 onwards. Published 1834-1840, volume 1 states 2nd edition. The original owner, a Charles Cooke, bound the 6 volumes with the plates arranged to an order that is not immediately apparent, thus each volume was made up from a mixture of the plates and text of all six volumes. However volumes "2 & 6" are lacking & these would have contained a mixture of 115 plates from all the volumes. Thus what we offer is 394 random hand coloured plates with the accompanying text bound into four volumes half green calf. With a matching index volume, this annotated. Charles Cooke has re-numbrered each plate in ink on the top left hand margin - well outside the plate mark; 14 of the plates bear ink annotations within the plate. The plates very clean. Interleaved throughout. The bindings rubbed but sound.

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      In basso a ds. firmata e datata ?Sept. 1834?. Tonolitografia con presenza di bianco, cm 36,8 x 55 (il foglio). Scorcio di vicolo cittadino animato da figure in primo piano. / J. D. H. ?General view of Trento?. In basso a sn. firmata e datata ?Sept. 1834?. Tonolitografia con presenza di bianco, cm 36,8 x 55 (il foglio). Veduta della città animata da figure in primo piano. Normali difetti marginali ma buono stato di conservazione. .

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      Published by Moon, Boys And Graves, 1834. 1st edition.. Hardback. Good. Illustrated by Stark, James. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. 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. 11.5 x 9 inches. Dark green leather spine with gilt titles and borders. Green boards. 36 b/w plates + subscribers list. Title on spine is Rivers Of Norfolk. Book: all plates present. A very few scattered foxspots to contents. Corners worn. Covers a little marked. [S]

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      1834 - Lithographie von N. Ponsart, 1834, altkoloriert. Ca. 20 x 29,5 cm. Pittoreske Ansicht von Gerolstein und der über dem Ort thronenden Burgruine. Vor dem Ort erstreckt sich ein Tal. Im Vordergrund ist eine Anhöhe dargestellt, auf der sich eine Dreiergruppe zum Picknick niedergelassen hat. Begrenzt wird die Darstellung zum linken Rand durch einen großen malerischen Baum. Links unterhalb der Darstellung bezeichnet und datiert: "Dessiné d'après nature et lith.é par N. Ponsart 1834.", rechts unten "Lith. de Thierry frères.", rechts oben "Pl. 11.". Seltenes Blatt aus Ponsarts berühmtem Mappenwerk. Das hier vorliegende Blatt erschien in den "Souvenirs de la Prusse Rhenane". Ponsart bringt mit seiner berühmten Folge die ersten in einer Serie veröffentlichten Eifel-Ansichten.

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        Animal and Vegetable Physiology, Considered with Reference to Natural Theology. First Edition

      William Pickering, London, 1834, - ROGET, Peter Mark. Animal and Vegetable Physiology, Considered with Reference to Natural Theology. IN TWO VOLUMES. London: William Pickering, 1834. First Edition. I: Pp. (6),[vii]-xxxvii,(1),[1]-593,(1). II: Pp. (4),[v]-vii,(1),[1]-661,(3). With numerous small illustrations to text. 8vo, half maroonleather with marbled boards, five gilt-tooled raised bands, gilt letteredred leather title block and gilt lettered black leather author block to spine, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers. Peter Mark Roget (b. January 18,1779, in London; d. September 12, 1869, in West Malvern, Worcestershire), is remembered today for his thorough and influential work in compiling his namesake Thesaurus, however, he was a physician by trade, focusing largely on physiology and natural theology (upon which this volume deals). "The object of this treatise is to enforce the great truths of Natural Theology, byadducing those evidences of the power, wisdom, and goodness of God, which are manifested in the living creation. The scientific knowledge of the phenomena of life, as they are exhibited uinder the infinitely varied forms of organization, constitues what is usually termed PHYSIOLOGY, a sciecne of vast and almost boundless extent, since it comprehends within the range all the animal and vegetable beings of the globe. This ample field of inquiry has, of late years, been cultivated with extraordinary diligence and success by the naturalists of every country; and from their collective labours therehas now been amassed an immense store of facts, and a rich harvest of valuable discoveries." - from the preface, pp.[vii]-viii. Contents: Volume I: Introduction: 1. Final Causes; Part I: The Mechanical Functions: 1. OrganicMechanism; 2. The Mechanical Functions of Zoophytes; 3. Mollusca; 4. Articulata; 5. Insects; 6. Vertebrata; 7. Fishes; 8. Reptilia; 9. Mammalia; 10. Vertebrata Capable of Flying. Volume II: Part II: The Vital Functions: 1. Objects of Nutrition; 2. Nutrition in Vegetables; 3. Animal Nutrition in General; 4. Nutrition of the Lower Order of Animals; 5. Nutrition in the HigherOrders of Animals; 6. Preparation of Food; 7. Digestion; 8. Chylification;9. Lacteal Absorption; 10. Circulation; 11. Respiration; 12. Secretion; 13. Absorption; 14. Nervous Power. Part III: The Sensorial Functions: 1. Sensation; 2. Touch; 3. Taste; 4. Smell; 5. Hearing; 6. Vision; 7. Perception;8. Comparative Physiology of the Nervous System. Part IV: The ReproductiveFunctions: 1. Reproduction; 2. Organic Development; 3. Decline of the System; 4. Unity of Design. With index. Small bookplate to front pastedown of each volume, small diagonal clip to upper right corner of both title pages (removing a small inked name, undoubtedly), the slightest of wear to the outer hinges, small black spot to front board of second volume, else a very nice, clean, bright, tight set. 700.00 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Doull, Bookseller (A.B.A.C.)]
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        Results of Astronomical Observations Made During the Years 1834, 5, 6, 7, 8, at the Cape of Good Hope; Being the Completion of a Telescopic Survey of the Whole Surface of the Visible Heavens Commence in 1825

      Smith, Elder and Co. "[Herschel] arrived in Cape Town on 15 January 1834 and set up a private 21 ft (6.4 m) telescope at Feldhausen at Wynberg. Amongst his other observations during this time was that of the return of Comet Halley. Herschel collaborated with Thomas Maclear, the Astronomer Royal at the Cape of Good Hope, and the two families became close friends. Herschel returned to England in 1838, was created a baronet and published 'Results of Astronomical Observations made at the Cape of Good Hope' in 1847. In this publication he proposed the names still used today for the seven then-known satellites of Saturn: Mimas, Enceladus, Tethys, Dione, Rhea, Titan, and Iapetus. In the same year, Herschel received his second Copley Medal from the Royal Society for this work". This volume is in very good condition.  It has been professionally rebacked in brown cloth, retaining the original ribbed brown cloth boards with their extensive blind stamp decorations.  The original boards show wear to corners and mild shelf scuffing.  The contents are crisp, clean, and bright with all plates, illustrations, and tables intact.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        Le Costume Vme au XII Siecle [Costumes francais depuis Clovis jusqu'a nos jours] One volume only

      A. Mifliez [Paris]: [A. Mifliez]. [circa 1834]. First. First edition. Octavo. Bound portfolio. 58 hand colored plates designed and engraved by Leopold Massard, without title page. 24 cm. In early 20th Century full brown cloth, gilt spine title, marbled endpapers. Library stamp on the front free endpaper. Plates are near fine, overall very good. The hand coloring is especially skillful, fine and bright. Published as a four volume set, this single volume consists of plates numbered 1-19, 21-26, and 28-60, depicting French monarchial costumes from Clovis I (5th century) to the 12th Century. Very scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Library of Mary Queen of Scots, and of King James the Sixth [half-title]

      [Glasgow: Maitland Club, 1834]. Privately printed limited edition. 4to. 25, [1] pp. Period citron morocco, gilt. Covers rubbed . A privately printed volume for the Maitland Club, a 19th century Scottish bibliophilic society

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Osnabrück von der Klus, Ostseite. Blick vom Klushügel im Osten auf die Stadt mit Johanniskirche, Katharinenkirche, Marienkirche, Dom und rechts dem Kloster Getrudenberg

      Kolorierte Lithographie von Theodor Joseph Tepe 1834. 27x41 cm. - Malerischer Blick über Felder auf die Stadt, im Vordergrund einige außerhalb der Stadtmauern liegende, von hohen Hecken mit Toren umgebene Privatgärten. Links im Bild die Hase mit Mühle und rechts eine zur Stadt führende Allee. Unter Verlust aller Schrift beschnitten und auf ein hellbraunes Papier altmontiert. Eckabriss und kurze Randeinrisse in diesem leicht gebräunten Unterpapier restauriert. Dekorative Ansicht in schönen Farben.

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        A Practical Treatise on Locomotive Engines Upon Railways

      The rare first English language edition (preceding the less scarce American) of an important early work on locomotive engineering, based on empirical research conducted by the author with Edward Woods on the Liverpool and Manchester railway in 1834, offered complete with half title page and the 4 b/w copper plate engraved folding plates done by S. Porter for the edition, in the original fuchsine cloth boards with early rebacked, matching fuchsine calf spine with gilt letters, retaining the original endpapers, and with bound-in pamphlet from John Weale of recently published works, this book described on p. 2. The front endpaper has a gift inscription from James Thomson, sited in Lightmoor, the village in Telford, Shropshire, dated June 27, 1836 to his cousin George Thomson [1816-94], civil engineer, later, manager for New British Iron of their North Wales ironworks, son of the prominent engineer, James Thomson (an early member of the Institute of Civil Engineers) who worked with Thomas Telford and whose manufactory works were in Calcotes and Lightmoor. EDITION NOTE: Title (near complete): A Practical Treatise on Locomotive Engines Upon Railways; a Work intended to show the Construction, the Mode of Acting, and the Effect of those Engines in conveying Heavy Loads, with Practical Tables, giving at once the Results of the Formulæ; founded upon a great many New Experiments, made on a large Scale, in a Daily Practice on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, with many different Engines and considerable Trains of Carriages, To which is added, An Appendix, showing the Expense of conveying Goods, by Locomotive Engines, on Railroads. Published in Paris in 1835 by Bachelier as, "Traité théorique et pratique des Machines Locomotives". DE PAMBOUR: published 44 papers on the steam engine [1837-45] and 17 papers on hydraulic turbines [1851-72 in the journal of the French Academy of Sciences. Relatively unknown today but his work coming after John Farey Jr. is considered the first, "serious attempt to investigate empirically the behavior of steam in an expansive engine" [Sadie Carnot] and was called by Robert H. Thurston, "the first logical theory of the steam engine" with its calculation of work done under a set of operating conditions [p. 456]. The Rankine cycle replaced de Pambour's formulations. The centerpiece of the work is its notable section considering resistance along the railway, the engine separately from the load. FORMAT: Publisher's fuchsine (traditional magenta) pebbled cloth boards, spine-early rebacked-in fuchsine calf with gilt letters on spine, sewn with the original maize endpapers. SIZE: 23.4 x 15.1 cm or 9.21 x 5.94 inches, as issued. CONDITION DETAIL: Folding Plates: with light scattered fox spots: plates 2-4 with top and fore-edge toning, plate 2 with fore-edge chip and plate 4 with several short fore-edge tears. Pages: head of front pastedown with bookseller pencil note: endpapers with slight soiling, mostly at edges: top edge dusty, resulting in minute top edge soiling throughout, perhaps .25 mm: slight horizontal humidity bends throughout, meaning pages aren't quite flat, light from p. 180: some pages with light scattered fox spots at fore-edge, some with slight fingering pressure marks near top corner: p. 181 with slight bottom corner soiling and a small fore-edge soil spot: p. 288 with short pencil note at foot in gutter: p. 291 with 2 small fore-edge margin spots: pp. 351-57 with soiling at top edge and top outer tip, pp. 355-56 with small top tip crease. Boards: some pigment fade and sun-fade at spine and fore-edges: rubs: some stain-spots, principally at rear that don't continue and some soiling: all corners pushed in with wear to board: light spine edge wear near crown: foot rubs. Binding: true and good: joints fine: front hinge splitting: rear hinge split at foot. PAGINATION: Confirmed complete, xxxi, preliminaries with introduction and index (actually a 9 pages detailed contents, xxiii-xxxi), [1] page, 365 pages, text with footnotes, appendix on costs of conveyance by rail on the Darlington and Liverpool railways, illustrated with many tables including a 3 pages synoptical table of the practical formulæ of locomotive engines + at rear, 4 copper plate engraved folding, b/w captioned plates, with illustrations of 33 figures from drawings by the author + the 16 pages publisher's pamphlet bound in after plate 4, 33 works recently published by John Weale, "upon the practical branches of architecture and engineering", de Pambour's work described on p. 2. GIFT PRESENTATION: inscribed head of the front free endpaper with a quill & black ink to George Thomson by cousin, James Thomson, sited-Lightmoor (Shropshire), June 27, 1836. (George Thomson was educated as a civil engineer in Glasgow and entered his father, James Thomson's manufactory works at Calcotes and Lightmoor. Later he became a manager of the New British Iron Company's ironworks and collieries, first in Congreaves (1844-57), then for all their works in North Wales [1869-1885]). AVAILABILITY: Rare, unlike the American edition published later that year. A worldwide catalog search finds 18 institution holdings, almost all in the United Kingdom. REFERENCE: Ottley, George, Bibliography of British Railway History, no. 2930. Goldsmiths' Kress Library of Economic Literature, no. 29569. Kerker, Milton, Encyclopedia of Scientific Biography. OTHER IMAGES: by request.

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        The History of England; From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution in 1688. Complete in 21 Volumes

      A. J. Valpy., London. 1834 - Fair+. A shabby set. Publishers faded and worn plum coloured moire. Spines chipped and spine covers missing from a couple of volumes. Some joints and hinges are cracked and some boards have been re-adhered after having become detached. There is some superficial damage to leaves. Vol. I is missing half of the first leaf of publishers ads' to the rear (after last text leaf) and the next couple of leaves are creased and a little torn. Foxed to outermost leaves. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Washington. May 29, 1834.. [2]pp. plus integral address leaf. Quarto, on a folded folio sheet. Old fold lines. Older repair to separation of leaves along central fold. Some loss to address leaf from wax seal. Lightly soiled. Very good. In a folio size blue half morocco and cloth clamshell box, spine gilt, leather labels. John Tyler (1790-1862) had, up to 1834, considered himself to be a Jacksonian Democrat and a supporter of the President, albeit an uneasy one. With Jackson's executive decision to cease federal deposits in the Bank of the United States and thus eliminate it, Tyler found himself firmly opposed to the President's actions. Like other members of the Senate, Tyler had no faith in the institution itself, but nevertheless felt that the President's removal of funds therefrom was illegal and unconstitutional. His decision to support the censure of Jackson and the restoration of deposits in the Bank of the United States was urged upon him by petitions and memorials from local merchants and by a specific instruction of the Virginia Assembly. Tyler writes here to John Coalter (1771-1838) who had retired from the Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals to reside at his estate of Chatham Manor in Fredericksburg. "I have been sensibly impressed with the honor conferred upon me by the citizens of Fredericksburg through the resolution adopted at their late meeting, and which you did me the favour to communicate. The approbation of those whom it is my chief pleasure to represent on the floor of this chamber s the only reward to which, as a public man, I have ever permitted myself to look. In my recent public course no other motive has governed me but a desire to uphold the Constitution and the laws, and to restrain Executive power already grown too great, within the courts which they prescribe. I did not doubt for a moment but that a majority of the people of Virginia would in this concur with me; and the result has shown that I was not mistaken." He notes that the minority opposing him includes "men of high intellectual power and unquestioned patriotism" but believes that events in Washington since the recent election have promoted a "greater unanimity in sentiment among our fellow citizens." He closes by saying: "Virginia - Her banner waves in the breeze with the Constitution and laws inscribed upon it. Will not her sons gather to it as one man and swear to uphold it or perish." Tyler would go on to serve as President from 1841 to 1845, elected as William Henry Harrison's Vice President and assuming the Presidency upon Harrison's death almost immediately after entering into office.

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        Gedenkboek Van Nederlands Moed En Trouw, Gedurende Del Belgischen Opstand . Met Platen En Eene Kaarl Van Het Tooneel Des Vorlogs

      Haarlem; Bohn 1834 - Subject: Netherlands - Civilization. Impressively illustrated with a series of [folding] etched plates and a large, folding hand-coloured map to the rear. Finely and sumptuously bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and a contrasting morocco gilt-blocked label. An exceptional copy; of presentation quality- scans and additional detail on request. 2 Kg. 640 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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