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        Magazine of Botany

      Vols.1-10 with 456 hand coloured pls. 1834-43. Bound in plain contemporary cloth, with slight variation in colour. A few spines a bit worn and frayed. The plates are all clean, with good margins, and without foxing or markings..

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        Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register Of Flowering Plants (Vol. I ONLY)

      Orr And Smith, London 1834. First Edition Small 4to half brown morocco with marbled boards. Raised bands and gilt to spine. 39 of 42 tissue-guarded hand-coloured plates (4 folding), plus numerous woodcut illustrations in the text. One single page plate loose and one folding plate in two pieces (torn at fold). Outer edges of remaining 3 folding plates are creased but not affecting image. Occasional light foxing and slight dirt marks but, overall, most plates in VERY GOOD CONDITION. Covers rather worn on both leather and boards but binding still tight. OVERALL A GOOD COPY. (Shelf 4) NOTE: Heavy Book, [1.1 kg +] might require special shipping arrangements **To see a scan of this book please visit our Home page ** The shop is open 7 days a week. Over 20,000 books in stock - please come and browse. Credit and (UK) debit cards welcome. Books posted worldwide. For any queries please contact us direct.

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        On a general Method in Dynamics; by which the Study of the Motions of all free Systems of attracting or repelling Points is reduced to the Search and Differentiation of one central Relation, or characteristic Function

      FIRST EDITIONS of Hamilton's famous two 'Essays' on dynamics, seminal works in which he develops the whole of theoretical dynamics by the aid of one central function, his 'characteristic' (or 'principal') function.  "The analogies Hamilton establishes in these papers between geometrical optics and mechanics would go on to play a fundamental role in all of modern physics and provide the basis of Schrodinger?s formulation of wave mechanics" (Sophia Rare Books). In the first essay, Hamilton "defines his characteristic function by analogy with his researches in optics, and develops its chief properties for a general system of points in any system of coordinates. The remainder of the paper is devoted to methods of approximation with a view to applying them to perturbations of astronomical bodies. At the end he introduces another function, the [characteristic or] principal function, which he develops in the second essay."[In the second essay] Hamilton develops the properties of the principal function in much the same way as in the previous Essay, but here established for the first time his well-known equations of motion. He applies his method to a case of planetary motion, using a system of canonical elements" (Introduction, The Mathematical Paper of Sir William Rowan Hamilton, xiii). Hamilton then argues that the "tool of the characteristic function could also be applied to reformulate the fundamental laws of dynamics; thus the actual motion of mass point in a field of forces, e.g., is found to be governed by equations that are the analogues of those determining the propagation of the rays of light. Hamilton's optical-mechanical analogy, not only provided a new and more powerful formulation of classical mechanics but also, came to form the foundation of the Schrödinger scheme of quantum mechanics, e.g., wave mechanics. "Hamilton introduced the methods of geometrical optics into mechanics and obtained an equation similar to the iconal equation and now known as the Hamilton-Jacobi differential equation. In it the index of refraction is replaced, essentially, by the potential energy and mass of the mechanical particle. In Hamilton's work Schrödinger thus found an analogy between mechanics and geometrical optics. And, since geometrical optics 'is only a gross approximation for light, 'he conjectured that the same cause was responsible for the failure of classical mechanics 'in the case of very small orbital dimensions and very strong orbital curvature'" (Sophia Rare Books).CONDITION & DETAILS: Extracted from the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1834 and 1835. London: Richard Taylor. 4to. 11 x 8.75 inches; 12 x 9.25 inches (the volumes these were extracted from were slightly differently sized). Part I: pp. 247-308; Part II: 25-144. Complete. Clean and bright. Near fine condition in every way.

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        Paxton's Magazine of Botany and Flowering Plants and registry of flowering plants, 16 volumes, complete

      London: Orr and Smith (vols. I-II) and William S. Orr and Co. (vols. III-XVI), 1834-1849. First edition. Cloth on the rear board of volume 1 is a little spotted, slight wear to leather, all hand-colored plates are bright and clean, a tight, near fine copy with almost no signs of use.. Pp. 5200+, 723 hand-colored engraved or lithographed plates (717 are flowers and 6 are garden diagrams, 24 of the flower plates are double-page and folding), numerous un-numbered text-figures. Contemporary black half calf over purple or blue cloth, lg 8vo (9.25 x 6.50 inches; 236 x 170 mm). A complete set in a uniform contemporary binding. Joseph Paxton worked as head gardener at a Devonshire estate in the UK. There he developed and cultivated many of the flowers illustrated in this work. For more information see Nissen BBI 2351 and Stafleu and Cowan 7554.

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        Map of the United States constructed from the latest authorities

      Philadelphia: published by S. Augustus Mitchell, 1834. Copper engraved folding map with full period hand colouring, 17 x 21 1/4 inches. Folding into gilt-tooled brown leather covers, titled 'United States' in gilt on upper cover. With a single inset 'statistical table' with details of population, area and state capitals. A fine copy of this very early Mitchell pocket map of the United States The map, with the individual states finely coloured, shows the area from the gulf of St. Lawrence to the Rockies, south to Mexico, east across the Gulf of Mexico , to Florida and on out into the Atlantic, then north. This is the first edition of this map with Mitchell's imprint: it is a re-issue of Finley's 1826 map. Rumsey 511

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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. by Baron Cuvier. With Figures Designed After Nature: the Crustacea, Arachnides & Insecta, by M. Latreille. In 4 volumes.

      G Henderson, London 1834 - An increasingly rare complete set of the 4 volume (sometimes bound as 8) Henderson edition, dated 1834-7. With 7 black and white portraits, 42 black and white plates and 708 hand coloured plates. In contemporary full-leather bindings with gilt compartments, gilt and blind tooling, and red title and volume labels to spines. Vol I: frontispiece portrait of Cuvier; decorative title page dated 1837; volume title page 1834; portrait of John Audubon; prefaces; index to plates; memoirs; and text covering Mammals and Birds - 308pp; 16 b/w and 180 hand coloured plates bound at the rear. Vol II: frontispiece portrait of Linnaeus; decorative title page 1837; title page 1834; memoirs of Linnaeus and Buffon; Index to plates; text on Reptiles and Fish - 412pp; and 12 b/w and 191 hand coloured plates. Vol III: frontispiece portrait of Buffon; decorative title page 1837; title page 1834; preface; plate index; text covering Mollusca and Crustacea - 427pp; and 201 hand coloured plates. Vol IV: frontispiece portrait of Latreille; decorative title page 1837; volume title page 1836; portraits of Spence and Kirby; general index; plate index; and text covering Insecta and Zoophytes - 544pp; and 14 b/w and 136 hand coloured plates. The bindings are rubbed to corners and edges and a little to the boards. All are sound bar Vol IV where the front board is detached. All have an ink signature of James Andersen 1970 on the fep. The contents are remarkably clean, sound and unfoxed. There is occasional offsetting, but this is a very good set internally. This work tends to foxing, particularly on the black and white plates and portraits - so it is unusual to find a set that is clean. As is usual the thickness of the paper on the plates varies and so does the quality of the hand colouring - presumably because a number of different individuals worked on the plates. This set has been priced to take account of the repair required to the binding of Vol IV [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Epsom Races. (PAIR) Now they're off To the Noblemen and Gentlemen of the Turf, and the Subscribers this print representing the Start for the Derby Stakes... [and] Here they come. To the Noblemen and Gentlemen of the Turf, and the Subscribers this print representing the Horses passing Tattenham Corner for the Derby Stakes

      London: S. & J. Fuller, '2 June 1834' [but later]. Aquatints, printed in colours and finished by hand, by R.W. Smart and C. Hunt. 14 x 23 1/2 inches. A fine pair of images capturing the excitement of the start and final turn during the running of one of the five Classic English horse races This sequence of plates depicting two moments in the Derby Stakes could hardly be more exciting. In Now They're Off , anticipation is over, the fierce, thundering movement has begun. In Here They Come, the final stretch is ahead. The horses appear to be moving more quickly than at the beginning. The cheering crowd is jammed against the inner railing, and spectators are riding madly to witness the finish.In fact, a number have fallen off their horses and are sailing through the air. It all takes place on a beautiful afternoon, sky is blue, there are hills in the distance. But all attention is riveted to horses and riders as they go all out for victory. James Pollard was the youngest son of the London engraver and print-seller Robert Pollard. He began work at the age of fifteen as a painter but quickly turned to engraving as well. In the 1820s his coaching scenes became both fashionable and lucrative. "A stream of coaching paintings followed, many of which he engraved himself. From 1821 he exhibited a small number of pictures at the Royal Academy and the British Institution which brought him more patrons. Between 1830 and 1840, Pollard also painted a number of racing pictures and some of the earliest scenes of steeple-chasing on purpose-made courses, many recording the prowess of the few professional and more amateur riders of the day... [In all his work Pollard took great pains over accuracy, this is particularly true of his large scale works and] it is Pollard's large racing scenes which really take off and into which one can gaze and discover a microcosm of the turf" (Charles Lane British Racing Prints p.146) Lane British Racing Prints p.150 (2 prints in the series); cf. SelwayJames Pollard 1792- 1867 p.46 (variant title)

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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 dance 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 lin 1949, and the partipants 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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        Remains in Verse and Prose

      [London:] [privately] printed by W. Nicol,, 1834. Octavo (192 × 122 mm). Mid 19th-century full dark brown morocco, gilt-lettered spine, raised bands, turn-ins prettily gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Without the half-title. Spine with minor wear in places, small stain at upper inner corner of last few leaves, a very good copy. First edition of Henry Hallam's touching memoir of his son, the private publication of which came about at the instigation of Arthur's friends, chief among them Alfred Tennyson, who felt that his writings deserved a wider audience after his premature death in Switzerland in September 1834. The memoir is better as a demonstration of Arthur Henry Hallam's thinking than as an account of his life, however, as his father expunged from the record his "infatuation with Anna Wintour, his engagement to Emily Tennyson, and his adventures in Spain" (ODNB), that is, Arthur and Alfred's abortive effort to aid the Spanish rebellion against Ferdinand VII. Hallam is still remembered for his association with Tennyson and as the inspiration for In Memoriam.

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        Hawking [To Sir John Maxwell, of Pollock, Bart. This plate is taken from a Picture, in the posession of Mr. Fleming of Borochan is most respectfully Dedicated, By His, most obliged and humble Servants R. & J. Finlay]

      [Glasgow: R. & J. Finlay, January 1834]. Etching, engraving roulette and mezzotint, printed in colours, with occasional touches of hand-colouring, by Charles Turner of London, after James Howe of Edinburgh (margins close- shaved, the lower margin shaved with loss to the title). 19 1/8 x 23 5/8 inches. 20 1/4 x 25 inches. A very fine image and a technical masterpiece of the print-maker's art. This excellent print depicts Malcolm Fleming of Barochan (1745-1811), the Grand Falconer of Scotland, astride his hunter with a peregrine at his fist. Immediately in front of him stands his falconer, John Anderson, with two birds on his wrist. His assistant sits calmly with two further birds. At their feet are six retreiving dogs of various breeds and colours. In the mid ground can be seen the Barochan Tower from which Fleming took his name. 'Howe obtained a great reputation for his skill in drawing horses and cattle, and was employed in drawing portraits of well-known animals for a series of illustrations of British domestic animals, published by the Highland Society of Scotland to stimulate breeding. He was also commissioned by Sir John Sinclair to draw examples of various breeds of cattle. A set of fourteen engravings of horses from drawings by Howe were published and, for the most part, engraved by W. H. Lizar, at Edinburgh in 1824, and a series of forty-five similar engravings of horses and cattle was published in 1832. Howe came once to London to paint the horses of the royal stud, but resided principally at Edinburgh, where he was a frequent exhibitor at the Edinburgh exhibitions, Royal Institution, and Royal Scottish Academy from 1808 to the time of his death. In 1815 he visited the field of Waterloo, and painted a picture of the battle, which he exhibited at the Royal Academy in London in 1816' (DNB). Mellon British Sporting and Animal Prints p.104; Schwerdt III p.179; Siltzer p.333; Whitman Charles Turner (1907) no.760

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        Histoire Pittoresque de L'Equitation Ancienne et Moderne.

      Paris, Motte, 1833-1834. - Folio (55 x 40 cm). Two parts in one volume. Engr. title printed in red and black, list of plates, 24 hand-coloured lithographs. Contemp. French red half roan by Meslant with his stamp at the spine foot, flat spine lettered and tooled in gilt, marbled boards and endpapers. First edition: the hand-coloured example of the Duke of Orleans, and in a signed binding by Meslant, celebrated court binder of the Empire period. The Duke is listed as a co-publisher on the engraved title. - Some spotting in text leaves, one plate with old repair in the bottom margin, others repaired in the inside margin, some plates light and evenly yellowed. Extremities rubbed, corners scuffed with some surface loss. Provenance: Ferdinand Phillipe, Duke of Orleans (1810-1842; title-stamp of his military library). Huth 121. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De l'autocratie de la presse, et des moyens d'organiser son action périodique et commerciale, dans l'intérêt de la stabilité des états et de la prospérité des peuples, par G.L.B.

      La Haye, Van Weelden, 1834. - LX+574 pp. Softcover. Or. printed wrp. Good. (Ex-lib. copy: label & stamp on front, stamps (incl. cancelation) on half title & verso of title; spine & frontcover browned; VG interior condition, pages untrimmed). * Copy with inscribed dedication: "A la Deuxième Chambre des Etats-Généraux des Pays-Bas. Hommage respectueux de l'Auteur", and another inscription "Staten Generaal 2e Kamer, 25 November 1834 N25". [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Angler In Ireland: Or An Englishman's Ramble Through Connaught And Munster During The Summer Of 1833 (two Volumes)

      London: Richard Bentley, 1834. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine Condition. Engraved frontispieces. Bound in half green leather and marbled boards with the covers ruled in blind and spines stamped in gilt and blind. Red leather spine labels stamped in gilt. Five raised bands on the spines. Previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown endpapers.

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        H.C.S. Macqueen off the Start, 26th. January 1832

      London: Published by W.J. Huggins, 1834. Colour-printed aquatint, finished by hand, by C. Rosenberg after Huggins. 16 x 21 inches. A fine image of an East-Indiaman making sail. William Huggins served for several years at sea in the service of the East India Compnay, and on his return to London was regularly employed to paint carefully detailed pictures of the company's ships. The present image is from this body of work and shows the Honourable Company Ship Macqueen making sail in crowded waters (12 other vessels are visible)

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        Les Pyrenees ou Voyages Pedestres dans toutes les regions de ces montagnes depuis l'Ocean jusqu'a la Mediterranee (Volume 1)

      Lecointe et Pougin, Paris 1834 - Vol. 1 only, of 2. 379 p. 2 fold-out plates, with mild to medium spotting. Front cover detached. Missing top half of spine. Edges rubbed, corners bumped. Interior spotted. Ink notations on front endpaper. A very scarce volume. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Excursions in New South Wales

      London,: Richard Bentley, 1834.. Octavo, with two lithograph plates; a fine, large copy, edges rough-trimmed only, in half red morocco gilt by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Sangorski & Sutcliffe The revised and enlarged second edition. Breton emigrated to Tasmania after leaving the navy in 1827, eventually becoming police magistrate at Launceston. He visited the other colonies, including the recently established settlement at Swan River, as well as New Zealand. He gives an excellent description of Tasmania at perhaps its most difficult time when it was suffering from the depredations of bushrangers and the struggles with the Aborigines. He wrote the book on his return to England, as he says in order to give people who were considering settling in the Australian colonies a realistic and practical view of what the colonies were actually like. This is certainly one of the better-written such descriptive books, and was evidently successful since this second edition was needed just a year after first publication.Abbey, 'Travel', 575 (first edition); Bagnall, 651; Ferguson, 1745.

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        Remains in Verse and Prose.

      [London:] [privately] printed by W. Nicol, 1834 - Octavo (192 × 122 mm). Mid 19th-century full dark brown morocco, gilt-lettered spine, raised bands, turn-ins prettily gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Spine with minor wear in places, small stain at upper inner corner of last few leaves, a very good copy. Without the half-title. First edition of Henry Hallam's touching memoir of his son, the private publication of which came about at the instigation of Arthur's friends, chief among them Alfred Tennyson, who felt that his writings deserved a wider audience after his premature death in Switzerland in September 1834. The memoir is better as a demonstration of Arthur Henry Hallam's thinking than as an account of his life, however, as his father expunged from the record his "infatuation with Anna Wintour, his engagement to Emily Tennyson, and his adventures in Spain" (ODNB), that is, Arthur and Alfred's abortive effort to aid the Spanish rebellion against Ferdinand VII. Hallam is still remembered for his association with Tennyson and as the inspiration for In Memoriam.

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        Traité de médecine légale criminelle.

      Paris: Levrault 1834 - FIRST EDITION, last leaf slightly stained, small circular library stamp on verso of title, pp. [iv], XXIX, 464, [3], 8vo, uncut in original yellow paper wrappers, paper label on spine lettered in ink, small label inside front cover partly excised, minor defects to spine, very good A thorough-going treatise by a practitioner from the Basses-Alpes, with copious interesting case-histories both from the author’s own experience and the literature. The first part considers sudden death, suicide, autopsies, &c., wounds, strangulation, drowning, &c, and infanticide. The second part has three chapters: on poison and poisoning; on wounds; and on rape and other sexual crimes. The author is conscious both of the life and death value of forensic evidence, and the general ignorance of the subject, and writes the present work in the hope of sparing innocent lives, as well as helping to bring about just and conclusive convictions. A second edition appeared in 1837 with the extended subtitle: ‘manuel à l'usage des médecins de toutes les classes, des étudians en médecine et des magistrats chargés de poursuivre ou d'instruire les procédures criminelles.’Rare: WorldCat records 2 copies in France, and 2 in North America, Montreal and Virginia. Not in Wellcome, not in COPAC.

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        Journal of Three Voyages Along the Coast of China in 1831, 1832, & 1833

      London: Frederick Westley and A.H. Davis, 1834. With Notices of Siam, Corea, and the Loo-Choo Islands to which is prefixed an introductory essay on the policy, religion, etc. of China by the Rev. W. Ellis. vi+ xciii + 450 pages, half leather with marbled boards which show some light rubbing. Spine strip has been expertly retooled and binder has saved original leather label reading Gutzlaff's China. Minor rubbing to board edges and corners but binding is square and tight. A little foxing to prelims but text block itself is immaculate. Page edges marbled. Engraved frontis is lightly foxed. Fold-out map. Previous owner's bookplate on front endpaper beloinging to Thomas Baring (of Baring's Bank) with the Baring's bank crest above. Gutzlaff was a Prussian missionary to the Far East and the first Protestant missionary in China to dress in Chinese costume, he took a Chinese name and he was able to bring the gospel to people in 14 different languages.. First Edition. Half Leather. Very Good. 8vo.

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        Memoir of Rev. Gordon Hall ... One of the First Missionaries of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, At Bombay

      Andover [Mass. ] : Flagg & Co., 1834. 1st Edition. Tissue-guarded frontis. Subjects; American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions - Missions - Asia. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and titling. An uncommonly good example - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        The Indicator, and the Companion: a Miscellany for the Fields and the Fire-Side

      London: published for Henry Colburn, by R. Bentley ., 1834 Two volumes bound in original publisher's brown cloth. Light edge wear and rubbing to corners. Owner's bookplates to front endpaper and front pastedown. Gilt only slightly dulled on spine, and internally very clean. Especially scarce in original cloth.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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      London - Richard Bentley, 1834 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce 1834 Nouvelle Edition of Vathek by William Thomas Beckford. Bound in cloth. With an armorial nameplate for Henry Babington Smith on the front pastedown. William Thomas Beckford, 1760 1844, was an English novelist, a profligate and consummately knowledgeable art collector and patron of works of decorative art, a critic, travel writer and sometime politician, reputed to be the richest commoner in England. He was Member of Parliament for Wells from 1784 to 1790, for Hindon from 1790 to 1795 and 1806 to 1820. He is remembered as the author of Vathek, the builder of the remarkable lost Fonthill Abbey and Lansdown Tower, Bath, and especially for his art collection. Vathek is a Gothic novel. It was composed in French beginning in 1782, and then translated into English by Reverend Samuel Henley in 1786, claiming to be translated directly from Arabic. The first French edition was published in 1787. Vathek capitalised on the 18th and early 19th century obsession with all things Oriental. His originality lay in combining the popular Oriental elements with the Gothic stylings of Horace Walpole's The Castle of Otranto. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. The front inner hinge is slightly strained. There is mild wear to the extremities, including bumping and rubbing. Internally the pages have some slight browning with occasional spots. Overall the condition is very good..

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      Santa Fe: Imprenta de Ramon Abreu a cargo de Jesus Maria Baca, 1834.. Broadside, 13 x 8 inches, printed in double- column format. Overall clean and very good. In a red cloth case, leather label. The earliest surviving New Mexico imprint, issued while New Mexico was still a province of the Republic of Mexico. This broadside lists the names of ninety men obligated under Mexican law to be jurors in cases involving printing libels and other illegal publications. Under a Mexican law of Oct. 14, 1828, the AYUNTAMIENTOS of the capitol cities of each state or province were required to establish a panel of at least fifty individuals to serve as jurors over printed matter. This is the list of citizens called to serve in Santa Fe. It was issued by the AYUNTAMIENTO, shortly after the establishment of the first printing press in New Mexico. "The first press of New Mexico was imported overland from the United States in 1834 [and] was operating at Santa Fe by August 1834 with Abreu as proprietor and Baca as printer, the latter having learned his trade in Durango, Mexico" - Trienens. STREETER SALE 409. GRAFF 3675. STREETER, AMERICANA BEGINNINGS 61. AII (NEW MEXICO) 3. TRIENENS, PIONEER IMPRINTS FROM FIFTY STATES, pp.58-59. Wagner, "New Mexico Spanish Press 1834-1845" in NMHR (January 1937).

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        Les Chouans ou la Bretagne en 1799

      Vimont 1834 2 volumes in-8 (218 x 142 mm), (t. 1 : faux-titre, titre, 393 pp., t. 2 : faux-titre, titre, 364 pp.), demi-veau bleu, dos lisse orné de filets, non rogné (reliure pastiche signée Honnelaître). Deuxième édition, entièrement refondue. L'édition originale est parue en 1829, sous le titre "Le Dernier chouan". Premier ouvrage paru au nom de Balzac. Tampon Cabinet de Lecture de Baugé, à Montmartre, Chaussée des Martyrs. (restauration de papier sur le faux-titre et le titre du tome 1, quelques rares rousseurs). // 2 octavo volumes (218 x 142 mm), (vol. 1 : half-title, title, 393 pp., vol. 2 : half-title, title, 364 pp.), blue half-calf, smooth spine tooled with fillets (pastiche binding signed Honnelaître). Second edition, entirely revised. The first edittion was published in 1829, with the title "Le Dernier chouan". First title published with the name of Balzac. Stamp of Cabinet de Lecture de Baugé, à Montmartre, Chaussée des Martyrs. (restoration of paper on half-title and title of vol. 1, some rare spots).

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        Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Louisiana. By Branch W. Miller, counsellor at Law and reporter of the decisions of the Supreme Court. Volume V.

      New-Orleans, Printed by Gaston Brusle, 1834 - In-8° ; XIV-528 pp., pleine basane beige, dos lisse, filets à froid, p. de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge et vert, roulette à froid d?encadrement sur les plats, rel. de l?époque, bel exemplaire. Édition originale très rare. Ouvrage imprimé à La Nouvelle-Orléans par l?imprimeur français Gaston Brusle et fort rare car de nombreux exemplaires furent détruis lors de la guerre de Sécession. Manque aux principaux fonds américains. Notre exemplaire porte sur la page de grand titre (infra-date) un cachet à froid de la librairie Américaine et Coloniale E. Dufossé, sise au 27 rue Guénégaud Paris (la librairie Hérodote est au 29), et dont le fonds fut racheté, en 1901, par Charles Chadenat (Dufossé fut son second employeur après Guillemot), avant de s?établir au 17 du quai des Grands-Augustins. Manque au catalogue Chadenat. Très intéressant recueil. Les affaires de justices nous renseignent toujours avec une certaine précision sur les m?urs en usages de l?époque. De nombreuses affaires répertoriées dans ce volume ont pour objets de conflits des esclaves. ?This volume contains the cases determined from the December term, 1832, to August term, 1833, both inclusive. There was no change in the officers of this court during the period of the cases reported in this volume. One the 27th day of November, 1832, George Eustis resigned the office of Attorney General, having been appointed Secretary of State, and Étienne Mazureau, was chosen in this place.? (feuillet sans titre qui fait suite à la page de grand titre). Alexis de Tocqueville séjourna à La Nouvelle-Orléans en janvier 1832. Lors de son séjour dans la plus grande ville de l?État de Louisiane, il fit la connaissance d?un avocat réputé et fortuné, devenu procureur général de l?État de Louisiane, Étienne Mazureau (1777-1849). Ce Français d?origine arriva aux États-Unis en 1803 et fit une belle carrière (cf. supra). À noter également qu?en 1832, La Nouvelle-Orléans connue une année terrible. Une épidémie de fièvre jaune, ainsi que le choléra tua un cinquième de la population. FIRST EDITION. VERY GOOD COPY. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London: From the Philosphical Transactions, Printed by Richard Taylor, 1834, 1834. 2 volumes in one. A Rare Presentation Copy inscribed by Faraday, of the exceedingly scarce Offprint and first edition of the Sixth and Seventh Series of the author’s masterwork. With the engraved leaf of illustrations at the end of the seventh number, depicting some of Faraday’s experiments. 4to, unbound and sewn in contemporary, most probably original wraps. title, 22pp.; title, 46pp., one engraved leaf of illustrations, unopened. RARE PRESENTATION COPY OF THE OFFPRINT. The discoverer of electo-magnetism, Faraday is recognized as perhaps the greatest experimental scientist of all time. Using a clue from earlier theories, Faraday discovered that a current-carrying wire would rotate around a magnetic pole or a pole around a current-carrying wire. This discovery would be the principle behind the electric motor. Pursuing this theory further, he discovered that when a wire moved around a magnetic pole a current was produced. This would become the principle behind the dynamo and the transformer, leading into a new era of experiments with electricity. Pursuing his fascination with electro-magnetism, Faraday identified all forms of electricity, whether produced by nature or by man-made machine. His theories on magnetic force would become the basis for the later theories of Clerk Maxwell and Albert Einstein. While experimenting with electrolysis, Faraday was the first to discover that gases are vaporized liquids with low boiling points and created many of the terms and processes that are the basis for modern science-electrode, electrolyze, cathode, anode and ion. Faraday contribution to science cannot be overstated. His discoveries in electricity and how create and harness it have become the building blocks of our modern life. He made possible electric power, electric lights, telephones and now the computers and telecommunications wonders of our own time. The original 30 articles are rarely offered in original state.

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        Description of the Distinct, Confluent, and Inoculated Small Pox, Varioloid Disease, Cow Pox, and Chicken Pox

      Boston, Lilly, Wait, 1834. Hardcover. Very Good. Second edition. 4to. iv, 73 p. ill. Hardcover with spine bound in contemporary leather. Minor wear to extremities. Splitting starting to head and tail of spine. Clean, unmarked pages with minimal toning. Please feel free to view our photographs. <br><br> After receiving his degree from the Harvard Medical School in 1825, Fisher spent two years studying in Paris with Laennec, Andral, and Velpeau. This book was prepared from materials Fisher collected in Paris. Much of the original edition of 1829 was destroyed in a fire, hence the publication of this little-altered second edition in 1834. "The paintings from which the plates in this volume are engraved, and of which they are accurate copies, were made in the Hospitals of Paris during the years 1825 and 1826, a period at which the variolous disease prevailed epidemically in that city. They were executed by a French artist under my own immediate direction, and were all begun and finished at the bed-side of the patients from whom they were taken" (dedication, p. iii). Fisher&#39;s book "is dedicated to James Jackson, from whom he conceived the idea of preparing the work, and is a quarto containing life-size plates made by a distinguished artist. It was a work of considerable importance. Later the plates and unsold copies were destroyed by fire" (Kelly & Burrage, American Medical Biographies).

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        James Buchanan: The United States Needs to Be Governed by the Democratic Party

      "...the perpetuity & prospering of the people of this union depend upon the ascendancy of Democratic principles..." & & Buchanan served as U.S. minister to Russia during Andrew Jackson&#39;s administration, then was U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania from 1834-1845. In 1844, he and Lewis Cass challenged former President Van Buren for the Democratic presidential nomination. When it became clear that the convention was deadlocked, Jackson protege James K. Polk was put forth as a "dark horse" candidate, and he ended up as the party&#39;s nominee. Recognizing Buchanan&#39;s support of the ticket and Pennsylvania&#39;s contribution to his election, Polk appointed Buchanan Secretary of State. & & Buchanan remained in office for Polk&#39;s full term, and was closely associated with the administration&#39;s leading measures, particularly the annexation of Oregon and the Mexican War. It was a foregone conclusion that Buchanan would seek the 1848 nomination. & & Autograph Letter Signed as Secretary of State, marked "Private," Washington, May 20, 1847, to Philadelphia Democrat George Guier (who was apparently not one of his supporters), discussing his political goals and stating his philosophy that the Democrats are the party that most benefits the nation. "I ought long ago to have acknowledged the receipt of your favor of the 30th ultimo...The truth is that business of the Department is so incessant & pressing that I am compelled to neglect my private correspondents. Why did you not write to me on the subject of your son-in-law&#39;s appointment as a second lieutenant. I should most cheerfully have sustained his application. Although you and I have not been as good friends as I could desire, yet I have always justly appreciated your services & merits as a Democrat. Of this I could long since have given you proof had I not supposed my motives might have been mistaken. I am now encouraged to drop this hint only by the kind tone of your letter. You subscribed yourself my friend, and as you have never yet been charged with hypocracy, I accept the pledge with all my heart. All I desire of you in this character is that you shall think & speak as kindly of me as I do of you. I have no ambitious aspirations beyond that of a desire to obtain & preserve the good opinion of my fellow citizens. Your friendship for me will not, therefore, cost you much. We shall never quarrel about your Presidential preferences; because I know you will never support any candidate unless he be a good Democrat. A long experience in public life has convinced me that the perpetuity & prospering of the people of this union depend upon the ascendancy of Democratic principles in the administration of their Government. I shall, therefore, be in favor of that man for President, whoever he may be, best calculated to secure this ascendancy. Let us, therefore, shake hands & be good friends hereafter." & & Failing to receive the presidential nomination in 1848 or 1852, Buchanan was appointed minister to Britain by President Franklin Pierce. This meant that he was out of the country from 1853-1856, and did not have to stake out a position on sectional flare-ups over the Kansas-Nebraska Act, the fugitive slave law, and the organization of the Kansas Territory. Having offended no one North or South, he was admirably situated to capture the Democratic nomination in 1856. So in the end, he obtained the prize he so long sought - the presidency - only to find himself at the center of the gargantuan storm of secession and its prelude, through which he was unable to navigate.

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        ?On Scheutz?s calculating machine?, pp. 225-6 in The London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science, Fourth Series, Vol. 12, No. 78, December 1856.

      First edition in original wraps of a rare and particularly curious paper offering detailed improvements to Scheutz?s fully functional model of Babbage?s Difference Engine by one of Babbage?s ?most vigorous detractors? (  ?The credit of inventing the first computing machines goes to the two Stockholm Based scientists, George and Edvard Scheutz ( ?Inspired in 1834 by Babbage's work, Georg Scheutz (1785-1873) a Swedish printer, publisher, journalist, translator and inventor, set about building a difference engine of his own. At first, he speculated that just one of Babbage's engines 'would suffice the needs of the whole world'? (ibid).  ?Each of its long shafts holds disks, and each disk has wheels with ten teeth that correspond to marks in the disks. A scientist could set the disks with known figures, odd or even, turn a crank, and by reading down on each shaft, find the result of a calculation.?The Scheutzes had no interest in pleasing design. Their device worked well, though, for they had followed to practical completion the concepts of one of the 19th century's most brilliant minds. Inventor and philosopher, Babbage produced a prototype of the original Difference Engine as early as 1822, then kept adding refinements without ever quite finishing it. He enthusiastically endorsed the work of his friends Georg and Edvard Scheutz. But during the years it took them to complete their machine, the inventor's mind was groping toward a mechanical device that would go far beyond calculation. It would actually store the data that it produced, then reuse the information to add more. Babbage described this process as ?the engine eating its own tail? (Park, ?What a difference the Difference Engine made: from Charles Babbage's calculator emerged today's computer,? Smithsonian Magazine, Feb. 1996).During this period George Airy was Astronomer Royal from 1835-1881 and a highly influential advisor to the government whose opinions greatly impacted the fate of Babbage?s engine; this makes it all the more curious that in this paper he offered suggestion to improving the Scheutze model of Babbage?s engine.?The post of Astronomer Royal was the highest office in the civil science in England and carried with it responsibility for the Royal Observatory at Greenwich. Though not part of his official duties, Airy, through diligence and distinguished service, became de facto science adviser to the British Government and his views had a defining influence on the fate of Babbage's engines. In 1842 he advised the Treasury that the engines were 'useless' and that Babbage's project should be abandoned. The Government axed the project shortly after. Airy was not alone in his opposition. Astronomers in Sweden and France also rejected the utility of the machines.?Airy's opposition to the utility of the engines was reasoned and credible but confined to their potential use to practical tabulation, and mainly to practices at the Greenwich Observatory. He seemed immune to the broader mathematical potential of the engines despite his mathematical brilliance at university. Airy is often portrayed as a dull and unimaginative bureaucrat, influential but uninspired. Others see him as the voice of reason. In a published attack in 1851 Babbage accused Airy of rejecting the engines as part of a personal vendetta against him. Airy brushed off the intemperate lunge. In Babbage and Airy we have a visionary and a pragmatist. In the case of the engines, the pragmatist prevailed? ( & DETAILS: First editiopn in original wraps.  Very slight and minor chipping at the head and foot of the spine.  A near fine copy.

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        Les Chouans ou la Bretagne en 1799

      Vimont, Paris 1834 - 2 volumes in-8 (218 x 142 mm), (t. 1 : faux-titre, titre, 393 pp., t. 2 : faux-titre, titre, 364 pp.), demi-veau bleu, dos lisse orné de filets, non rogné (reliure pastiche signée Honnelaître). Deuxième édition, entièrement refondue. L'édition originale est parue en 1829, sous le titre "Le Dernier chouan". Premier ouvrage paru au nom de Balzac. Tampon Cabinet de Lecture de Baugé, à Montmartre, Chaussée des Martyrs. (restauration de papier sur le faux-titre et le titre du tome 1, quelques rares rousseurs). // 2 octavo volumes (218 x 142 mm), (vol. 1 : half-title, title, 393 pp., vol. 2 : half-title, title, 364 pp.), blue half-calf, smooth spine tooled with fillets (pastiche binding signed Honnelaître). Second edition, entirely revised. The first edittion was published in 1829, with the title "Le Dernier chouan". First title published with the name of Balzac. Stamp of Cabinet de Lecture de Baugé, à Montmartre, Chaussée des Martyrs. (restoration of paper on half-title and title of vol. 1, some rare spots).

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        Naw-Kaw or Wood

      Philadelphia: E.C. Biddle, 1834. Hand-coloured lithograph by Lehman and Duval after Charles Bird King&#39;s copy of James Otto Lewis&#39; portrait, made at Butte des Morts in 1827. Very good condition. Large margins. Two small repaired tears at bottom edge, about 1/2 inch long. 15 1/8 x 11 1/4 inches. 21 1/2 x 15 1/4 inches. An early impression and fine image from McKenney and Hall&#39;s &#39;Indian Tribes of North America&#39;: `One of the most important [works] ever published on the American Indians&#39; (Field),` a landmark in American culture&#39; (Horan) and an invaluable contemporary record of a vanished way of life. Born in Wisconsin, Naw-Kaw was a venerable Winnebago chief who fought for the British in the American Revolution and the War of 1812. A respected and diplomatic peacemaker, he signed several treaties with the settlers after the war. In 1827, he attended the Butte des Morts council in Michigan, which resulted in a treaty establishing territorial boundaries between the warring Winnebago, Chippewa, and Menomonie nations. He is depicted with three Presidential Peace Medals. As indicated, these came in different sizes. At McKenney&#39;s invitation, Naw-Kaw, accompanied by the Winnebago agent Major Thomas Forsyth and John Jacob Astor&#39;s employee John H. Kinzie, led a delegation of twenty Winnebago chiefs to Washington in 1828. While in the capital, Mckenney took the delegation to his Indian portrait gallery and had Charles Bird King paint their portraits. In order to further placate the uneasy delegation, Forsyth and Kinzie then took them on a tour of the eastern cities, a trip on which Naw-Kaw earned a reputation as a rambunctious hotel guest. McKenney and Hall&#39;s &#39;Indian Tribes of North America&#39; has long been renowned for its faithful portraits of Native Americans. The portraits are largely based on paintings by the artist Charles Bird King, who was employed by the War Department to paint the Indian delegates visiting Washington D.C., forming the basis of the War Department&#39;s Indian Gallery. Most of King&#39;s original paintings were subsequently destroyed in a fire at the Smithsonian, and their appearance in McKenney and Hall&#39;s magnificent work is thus our only record of the likenesses of many of the most prominent Indian leaders of the nineteenth century. Numbered among King&#39;s sitters were Sequoyah, Red Jacket, Major Ridge, Cornplanter, and Osceola. After six years as Superintendent of Indian Trade, Thomas McKenney had become concerned for the survival of the Western tribes. He had observed unscrupulous individuals taking advantage of the Native Americans for profit, and his vocal warnings about their future prompted his appointment by President Monroe to the Office of Indian Affairs. As first director, McKenney was to improve the administration of Indian programs in various government offices. His first trip was during the summer of 1826 to the Lake Superior area for a treaty with the Chippewa, opening mineral rights on their land. In 1827, he journeyed west again for a treaty with the Chippewa, Menomine, and Winebago in the present state of Michigan. His journeys provided an unparalleled opportunity to become acquainted with Native American tribes. When President Jackson dismissed him from his government post in 1830, McKenney was able to turn more of his attention to his publishing project. Within a few years, he was joined by James Hall, a lawyer who had written extensively about the west. McKenney and Hall saw their work as a way of preserving an accurate visual record of a rapidly disappearing culture. (Gilreath). Cf. BAL 6934; cf. Bennett p.79; cf. Field 992; cf. Howes M129; cf. Lipperhiede Mc4; cf. Reese, Stamped With A National Character p. 24; Sabin 43410a

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        Discoveries in Asia Minor; Including a Description of the Ruins of Several Ancient Cities, and Especially Antioch of Pisidia. Two Volumes. Complete

      London: Richard Bentley, 1834 In Two Volumes. Complete, 358 pp + 489 pp Large folding map, 10 engraved plates. Condition of this two volume complete set is good antiquarian. The books are handsomely library bound in dark blue buckram with blue spines with gilt. Corners are bumped and a bit rubbed. Interiors have all normal library impedimenta including pockets. Last library blank in 2nd volume is missing. The folding map has a short tear at the connection as well as a small split along the fold at the fore-edge, title page is chipped at fore-edge, foxing near the plates and at front and back but otherwise clean and unmarked. The paper is starting to be brittle and while still whole, some pages show signs of cracking at the gutter, contents page in the 2nd volume has been remounted. Half title is present in Vol. I, not called for in second volume. When the books were rebound for the library the binder apparently had a liberal hand with the glue, resulting in some oxidation stains showing through at the gutter occasionally.This is the hard to find complete first edition of Arundell&#146;s Discoveries in Asia Minor, recounting his travels in Anatolia in 1833, complete with all ten of the called for engravings, as well as the beautiful folding map. Francis Vyvyan Jago Arundell, (1780-1846) was the British chaplain at Izmir/Smyrna between 1822-1834. As soon as he took up residence in Smyrna he started traveling and writing, publishing his first book on Anatolia in 1826. In 1833 he embarked upon a 1,000 mile tour of the most remote regions of Anatolia, through districts which had hitherto not been described by any European. One of his greatest triumphs was finding, identifying and studying the city Antioch of Pisidia, famous as the place where Paul of Tarsus gave his first sermon to the Gentiles(Acts 13:13-52). He gives many archeological details, as well as information on his observations and conversations with the Turks, Greeks, Armenians and other denizens he meets along the way. . 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.

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        Memoirs of Henry Masers De Latude : Who Was Confined During Thirty-Five Years, in the Different State Prisons of France / Arranged from the Original Documents, by Monsieur Thierry

      Dublin :, London : [Printed For W. F. Wakeman], [Simpkin And Marshall, And R. Groombridge], 1834. 1st English Language Edition. Physical desc. : vi, [2], 364 p ; 17 cm. Subject; Prisoners - France - Personal narratives. First published in France in 1790, and now first translated into English by John William Calcraft [pseud. ]. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        Fragmens Psychologiques sur la Folie (1834) bound with Discussion Médico-Légale sur la Folie ou Aliénation Mentale (1826) et Nouvelle Discussion...(1828)

      Crochard, Paris, 1834. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition. Three seminal early works of psychiatry bound together in 1/4 cloth over marbled boards. Leuret was one of the most progressive thinkers and teachers of the early 19th century. Broca and Gratiolet were both students. 426pp, light browning to page edges and occasional mild foxing. & & Georget was less progressive but no less central - he is perhaps most famous for his classification of monomanias and his ideas on physiognomy that led him to commission a series of portraits of mental patients by Gericault (10 were completed, the most famous of which is Portrait of a Kleptomaniac.) Scattered light browning and foxing - 176pp and 101pp.& & Old Yale Library bookplate at front and date issued sheet at rear (isued once) but no other marks. Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Psychology & Psychiatry; Science & Technology. Inventory No: 039826. .

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        Svenska fornsånger. I-III. En samling af kämpavisor, folk-visor, lekar och dansar, samt barn- och vall-sånger.

      Stockholm, P. A. Norstedt & söner, 1834-42. Tre volymer, XXIII + 1 blank + 424 + (32); XVI + 482 + (48); XXVI + 562. Senare halvklotband, omslagen ej medbundna. Namnteckning

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        Lives of the Necromancers: or, an Account of the Most Eminent Persons in Successive Ages, Who Have Claimed for Themselves, or to Whom has been Imputed by Others, the Exercise of Magical Power

      London: Frederick J. Mason, 1834. Complete with xx introductory pages, 465 text pages, (1) erratta page, and (2) blank pages. Original brown half leather with marbled boards and gilt lettering. Sound binding; front hinge just starting to split. Clean pages; pencil note on page xiii. Minor wear to cover. Godwin&#39;s last work. A straight-forward examination of the occult that is loaded with arcane information about necromancers, witchcraft, vampires, magicians, werewolves, and the black arts. It is said to have provided background to his daughter, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley, for her creation of the character, Victor Frankenstein. See Coumont G44.1.. First Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Svenska fornsånger.

      En samling af kämpavisor, folk-visor, lekar och dansar, samt barn- och vall-sånger. I-III. Sthlm, P. A. Norstedt & söner, 1834-42. 8:o. XXIII,(1 blank),424,(32) + XVI,482,(48) + XXVI,562 s. Tre samtida mörkröda hfrbd med rikt guldornerade ryggar och sprängda snitt. Pärmarna klädda med mönsterpressad klot. Ryggarna blekta och ryggskinnet ngt nött upptill och vid falsarna. I första delen en lång reva i nedre marginalen och in i texten på s. XXI och en liten solkfläck på s. 149. I del II ett par små pappersförluster i yttermarginalen på s. 247 och i nedre hörnet på s. 271 samt tumavtryck i nedre marginalen på s. 329 och lagerfläckig på s. 449-62. Sista delen lätt lagerfläckig på sina håll och med några fuktränder i övre marginalen på de sista bladen.. De opaginerade sidorna längst bak i första och andra delen utgörs av nottryck. Arwidsson hade sedan 1827 i samarbete med Leonhard Fredrik Rääf planlagt vad som skulle bli "Svenska fornsånger". Men arbetet drog ut på tiden och det dröjde till den 11 maj 1832 innan en prenumerationsanmälan trycktes. I denna uppger Arwidsson att hans arbete ska utgöra "ett slags fortsättning" på Geijers och Afzelius "Svenska folk-visor" och huvudsakligen innehålla L. F. Rääfs och J. Wallmans samlingar, "frukter af långvariga och oförtrutna bemödanden."

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        St. Petersburg

      London: , 1834. Size: 345 × 405 mm. Steel engraving with original outline colour. Mildly toned, minor splits and small tears to margins, otherwise in very good condition. An attractive and detailed town plan of the &#39;second&#39; Russian city of St. Petersburg situated on the Gulf of Finland. The map is complimented by a inset view of the Isakiefskoi Bridge and public buildings of note. Explanatory note in bottom left corner. Published in London by Charles Knight & Co.

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        Volume 1 of My Sketch Book

      London: George Cruikshank, 1834. First Edition. Full Leather. Very Good. Cruikshank, George. Published 1834-1836. Oblong 4to. [36] leaves of plates. Full green leather Riviere & Son binding that has faded at spine to a dark brown. Five raised bands to spine with gold embossed titling, three lined border to front and rear boards, gilt filet borders, top edge of text block gilded. Bumping to corners. Dark red endpapers have slight discoloration on pastedown where a bookplate was removed, front and rear gutters show evidence of possible moisture at some point although there is no evidence in the text block. Hand colored plates show minor age toning, very clean. Original front and rear wraps of each issue (9 in total) bound in at rear.

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      Oahu: Na Na Misionari, 1834-1837.. 360pp. Separate titlepage on p.57, with continuous pagination. 12mo. Contemporary blue-green cloth boards, rebacked in later calf, spine gilt. Boards rubbed and edgeworn. Bookplate on front pastedown. Foxing. Good. This is the first work printed in Hawaii that includes musical scoring, and a rare Hawaiian hymnal and manual. The first part is comprised of a musical and singing instruction manual, while the final three hundred pages are a hymnal, including some 194 religious hymns in Hawaiian. The first part translates: "The rules of music for hymns and psalms to praise God." The second part translates: "Hawaiian hymns with their music; the second part of the rules of music." Hiram Bingham (1789-1869), who produced this work, was a Congregational missionary in Hawaii from 1820 to 1841. In 1825 he began his translation of the New Testament, and by 1839 he and his associates had translated the entire Bible. "Although dated 1834 this book was so difficult to produce at the Mission Press that it was not completed until three years later. Present day Hawaiian music is based in part on the music taught by the missionaries so this is a particularly interesting example of early printing in the Islands" - Streeter. FORBES 917. BALLOU, BOOKS IN THE NATIVE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE 129. JUDD 110. STREETER SALE 3759.

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        Memoir and poems of Phillis Wheatley, a native African and a slave, dedicated to the friends of the Africans

      Boston: Geo. W. Light, 1834. viii, 103p., frontispiece the classic litho&#39;d portrait (pen in hand, maidenly cap) of Wheatley, text commences with publisher&#39;s introduction followed by a memoir by descendant Margaretta Matilda Odell to page 29. First edition teal-blue boards with 1.5x2.7 inch printed terracotta paper label. The no-longer-bright casing is darkened with handling soil, label mildly abraded, generally edgeworn with corners rounded and showing card. Expect irregular chipping along the spine with half-inch loss at the heel and quarter-inch at the head. Front hinge is badly cracked, involving two-inch splits to lower gutters of both frontis and title-page and slightly exposing the threads. The remainder of textblock is sound. Small, smeary stains to frontis, title and contents leaf. A dot of stain affects margins of the "memoir," but Wheatley&#39;s text is unmarked. Front free endpaper has pin-holes and an old pencilled note of provenance, the next leaf (verso of frontis) an 1889 ownership signature, Emily Lamb Tuckerman. A handleable copy, in which is laid in an undated but old TLs on [great-grandson of original owners] Eliot Tuckerman&#39;s letterhead: "This little book was the property of" &c, about 85 words, accompanied by a very well-preserved newsclipping addressed "To the Editors of the Boston Daily Advertiser" and signed "N.B.S.", which starts off "The recent appearance in print of the poetical writings of Phillis, the negro servant of Mr. John Wheatley of Boston, leads me to present at this time a few facts relating to this remarkable woman, which are not generally known" &c &c, the clipping (which is entire) running to about 1200 words. The provenance letter continues as follows: "This little book was the property of Rosanna Duncan, wife of Thomas Lamb, Sr,, of the shipping firm of James and Thomas Lamb. Thomas Lamb was a Lieutenant in Jackson&#39;s Regiment of the Continental Line." The writer of the note, Eliot Tuckerman, was a descendant of Lamb. Thomas was notable for receiving George Washington&#39;s spurs when the general noted that Lamb was in need of them.

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        Trento, Sep. 24 1834 JDH.

      Till, Charles, London. 1834 - La bella veduta disegnata da Harding rappresenta una zona inusuale delle città conosciuta come la "Portèla". Rara. Disponibile a colori. Disponibile anche in cornice. L&#146;artista James Duffield Harding fu anche eccellente insegnate e autore di testi scolastici; fu a sua volta allievo di Samuel Prout. Nacque a Deptford nel 1798 e morì nel Surrey, a Barnes, nel 1863. Formato: Litografia di dimensioni 39x28,5 cm. Buono. Lievi bruniture.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        Storia Della Dalmazia

      Zara: Fratelli Battara, 1834. 3 volumi rilegati in mezza pelle con titoli in oro al dorso. Piatti marmorizzati. Tomo I 1834 pagine 295. Tomo II 1835 pagine 292. Tomo III 1835 pagine 237. Etichette al dorso, firma di antico proprietario sulle prime sguardie.. Prima Edizione. Mezza Pelle. Ottime/Senza Sovraccoperta. 8vo Tra 20 e 25 Cm.

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      Philadelphia: Published by Anthony Finley, 1834.. Title, index leaf, printed table leaf, sixty- two engraved maps, handsomely colored. Folio. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards, expertly rebacked, original printed label on front cover. Wear and rubbing at edges and corners. Marginal soiling on titlepage, small chip in lower forecorner of titlepage. Minor offsetting on a few maps in the European section; all American maps very clean. Maps beautifully colored. Overall very good. A handsome American atlas. Despite the grand title, twenty-four of the maps illustrate states, as follow: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana, Illinois, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Missouri. There are also maps of the United States, Canada, Mexico (then including Texas, California, and the Southwest), the West Indies, and South America, and three hemispheric projections. Fifteen more of the maps are devoted to the countries of Europe, six to Asia, and two to Africa (one of the continent and one of Egypt). All of the maps are nicely executed and carefully colored by hand, showing different counties in the American maps, and provinces elsewhere. The American maps also show post roads. The first appearance of Finley&#39;s atlas was in 1824, with sixty maps. PHILLIPS ATLASES 752 (1829 ed).

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        Rome and its Environs from a Trigonometrical Survey

      London: Saunders and Otley, September 1834.. Very large map with hand colouring in red and blue, dissected into 32 sections, and backed on to linen / cloth. Size unfolded = 101 x 74cm. Many of the map labels are in Latin. With Rome towards the centre, the map covers Lake Bracciano (Lacus Sabatinus) to the west, Lake Albano (Albanus) and beyond to the east, Ostia and the coast to the south, and the Montes Simbrivini to the north. William Gell (1777-1836) was an archaeologist noted for his works on Greece, Italy and Troy, and something of a Grand Tourist (Lord Byron wrote of him "Of Dardan tours let dilettanti tell, I leave topography to classic Gell"). The map paper is fresh and white with a few light marks, with the exception of half of one section towards the top right corner, which has tanned more heavily. The linen backing is in decent shape, lightly tanned with a few small holes to the intersections, with one or two sections more heavily tanned. The map is mounted on to a single board covered in brown cloth. This is in good condition with some scuffing, and rubbing to the corners. Overall a very attractive and interesting map. Scarce. Bookseller ref 282. .

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        Dacre: A Novel

      1834. first edition. Lady Lewis&#146;s Only Novel[LEWIS, Lady Maria Theresa Villiers Lister]. Dacre: A Novel. Edited by the Countess of Morley. In Three Volumes. London: Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman, 1834.First edition of Lady Lewis&#146;s only novel. Three twelvemo volumes (7 3/16 x 4 3/8 inches; 183 x 112 mm.). [2], 298; [2], 348; [2], 347, [1, printer&#146;s imprint] pp. Bound without the half-titles and without the publisher&#146;s catalogue called for by Wolff but not Sadleir.Contemporary half black calf, ruled in blind, over marbled boards. Smooth spines decoratively tooled in gilt and blind with two dark green morocco gilt lettering labels. Marbled edges. Light rubbing to extremities. Some light foxing and browning, occasional soiling. Early ink armorial ownership stamp (of Viscount Esher?) on front pastedown of each volume. A very good, fresh copy.First edition of this intriguing and overlooked silver fork novel by the wife of T.H. Lister, whose Granby is perhaps the definitive example of the genre. &#147;In 1830 [T.H. Lister] married Teresa Villiers, whose brother George became Earl of Clarendon. Teresa&#146;s engagement to Henry Fox, son of Lord Holland, had been broken off by his parents&#146; interference, although Teresa was much admired and was said to be brilliantly clever. Deeply attached to Fox, in the next four years she refused numerous proposals before accepting Henry Lister&#148; (Alison Adburgham, Silver Fork Society, pp. 93-94).Lady Maria Theresa Lewis (1803-1865), &#147;biographer, was only daughter of George Villiers, third son of Thomas Villiers, first earl of Clarendon, by his wife, Theresa Parker, daughter of the first Lord Boringdon. George Frederick William Villiers, fourth earl of Clarendon, the well-known statesman, was her brother, and she was granted the precedence of an earl&#146;s daughter February 1839. She was born on 8 March 1803, and married for the first time, on 6 Nov. 1830, Thomas Henry Lister, who died in 1842. On 26 Oct. 1844 she married her second husband, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, bart. Lady Theresa had a taste for literature. She was descended in the female line from Edward Hyde, the great earl of Clarendon, whose life was written by her first husband, and in 1852 she published in three volumes &#145;The Lives of the Friends and Contemporaries of Lord Chancellor Clarendon;&#146; the book gives biographies of most of the people whose portraits were to be found in the Clarendon gallery at The Grove, Watford, which had descended successively to her father and brother; the lives of Lord Falkland, Lord Capel, and the Marquis of Hertford occupy the greater part of the volumes. Miss Mary Berry was so well impressed with the undertaking that she bequeathed her papers to Sir Thomas Frankland Lewis, Lady Theresa&#39;s father-in-law, with the proviso that in the event of his death they were to go to Lady Theresa. Accordingly, in 1865 was published in three volumes &#145;Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry from the year 1783 to 1852,&#146; edited by Lady Theresa Lewis. The work is judiciously done. Lady Lewis also edited a novel by the Hon. Emily Eden, and dramatised two fairy tales for juvenile performers. She survived her husband two years, and died 9 Nov. 1865, at the principal&#39;s lodgings, Brasenose College, Oxford&#148; (D.N.B.).On the title is a thought-provoking epigraph from Benjamin Constant (from his novel Adolphe (1816-1819)?): &#147;Un ouvrage d&#39;imagination ne doit pas avoir un bût moral, mais un résultat moral. Il doit ressembler, à cet égard, à la vie humaine, qui n&#39;a pas un bût, mais qui toujours a un résultat dans lequel la morale trouve nécessairement sa place.&#148;Mrs. Lister&#146;s novel was &#147;edited by&#148; another accomplished lady of the day (and correspondent of Jane Austen&#146;s), Frances Talbot Parker, Countess of Morley.Sadleir 1441. Wolff 4155.

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