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        Demonstrations of the nerves of the human body.

      London, Longman 1834, 4, [4], IV, 98 pp., 1 pp. Index, 1 Anz.pp., LXXXII pp. Tafelerklärungen, 25 StahlstichTaf., HLnBd. unaufgeschn. First Edition in 4. In response to the demand for a more manageable version of his neuroanatomy atlas, originally issued in elephant folio, Swan issued the above 4 version, with plates reengraved, after West's outstanding drawings, by Finden, who did part of the engraving for the folio. McHenry 520, citing the 4 version. D.N.B. Rare. Neither 4to. nor folio version in Cushing, Waller or Reynolds.

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        Entdeckung continuirlicher, durch Wimperhaare erzeugter Flimmerbewegungen, als eines allgemeinen Phänomens in den Klassen der Amphibien, Vögel und Säugethiere (pp.391-400).

      Arch. Anat. Phys., 1834/5. - Berlin, G.Eichler, 1835, 8, pp.391-480, 3 lith. Taf., orig. Broschur unaufgeschnittenes Exemplar. First Report about the "Discovery of Ciliary Motion in Reptiles and Warm blooded Animals". William West Further we find in this volume Purkyne's: "Der microtomische Quetscher, ein bei microscopischen Untersuchungen unentbehrliches Instrument" (pp.385-391,6 Abb.). Bei Evertebraten und niederen Wirbeltieren war die Flimmerbewegung schon früher bekannt gewesen und vordem von einer Reihe von Forschern beschrieben worden. Aber Jan Evangelista Purkyne (1787-1869) Purkynë und Gabriel Gustav Valentin (1810-1883) waren die ersten, die diese Erscheinung bei höheren Tieren beobachteten.Diese Entdeckung rief in der gelehrten Welt große Überraschung hervor. Das war der Anfang einer groß angelegten Versuchsreihe an vielen Organen und Systemen sowie an zahlreichen Tieren. Purkynë und Valentin stellten fest, daß Flimmerbewegung bei Wirbellosen und niederen Wirbeltieren im Hautsystem besteht, bei höheren Wirbeltieren sodann im Verdauungstrakt, in den Atemwegen und dem Geschlechtsapparat sowie schließlich, wie Purkynë nachträglich konstatierte, in den Höhlen des zentralen Nervensystems. Sie verfolgten dann individuelle Entwicklung, Wesen und Form der Flimmerbewegung, ihre Größe, Geschwindigkeit und Richtung, ferner, wie lange sie sich nach dem Tod des Lebewesens erhält und wie auf sie verschiedene Einflüsse wirken, wie physikalische (Erschütterungen, Licht, Wärme, Kälte, Elektrizität) oder chemische, angefangen von biologischen Flüssigkeiten wie Blut, Harn, Galle, Eiweiß und Milch, bis zu den üblichen Arzneien und Giften wie Belladonna, Morphin, Opium, Strychnin, Blausäure. Ihre Forschungen zeigten, daß die Flimmerbewegung im Tierreich eine allgemeine Erscheinung ist und daß sie in den meisten vegetativen Systemen auftritt. Sie zeigt sich bereits in den Frühstadien der Entwicklung, ist weder vom Willen, noch vom Nervensystem, noch auch von der Muskeltätigkeit abhängig. Sie hängt weder von der Unversehrtheit des Gesamtorganismus ab - sie hält noch lange nach dem Tod an - noch von der Unversehrtheit des betreffenden Organs, denn sie überlebt auch an kleinen Gewebsfragmenten. Auf sie wirken nur lokale Einflüsse, d. h. sie ist von den örtlichen Verhältnissen abhängig, von der Unversehrtheit der Wimperhärchen selbst sie ist der Ausdruck ihrer eigenen Vitalität. Aufgabe der Flimmerbewegung ist der Transport einer Flüssigkeit oder kleiner Partikel in einer bestimmten Richtung. Die Feststellung, die Flimmerbewegung sei unabhängig vom Nervensystem, erregte gewisse Zweifel, z.B. bei J. Müller, der ansonsten diese Entdeckung hoch würdigte. Später zeigte sich aber, daß auch andere Formen der Bewegung unabhängig von Nerveneinflüssen existieren. Purkynës und Valentins Arbeit bleibt das klassische Werk über diese interessante physiologische Erscheinung, deren physikalisch-chemische Grundlage erst in letzter Zeit erhellt wird." V.Kruta, J.E. Purkyn, pp.91-93

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        Ueber die Anlegung und Einrichtung der Irren-Heilanstalten mit ausführlicher Darstellung der Irren-Heilanstalt zu Siegburg.

      Berlin, Reimer, 1834, Gr.8, XIV, 472 pp., 1 Textholzschn., 4 lithogr. Tafeln mit schönen Ansichten von Siegburg, Perth, etc. 11 gefaltete, lithogr. Pläne, 1 gefalt. Tabelle, Leinenband unbeschnittenes, minimal fleckiges Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe. Carl Wigand Maximilian Jacobi (1775-1858) gehört zu den Pionieren der deutschen Psychiatrie. Schüler Hufelands u. Freund Goethes, versuchte er die Geisteskranken von dem Stigma des selbstverschuldeten Irreseins zu befreien, wie es noch von den christlich-philosophischen Ärzten seiner Zeit postuliert wurde. Seine Schöpfung, die Irren-Anstalt Siegburg "wurde die hohe Schule für die ganze Generation der damaligen Psychiater Deutschlands..."(Hirsch-H.) The asylum of Siegburg, the first who founded in Prussia and created by Jacobi under English influence, became the model for the German psychiatrists of the time. Jacobi, called the Esquirol of Germany, was a somatologist and proclaimed his respect for the brain by asserting that one needed no psychology to understand and treat mental diseases.Kirchhoff I, 83-94 Leibbrand-Walley, Der Wahnsinn, 496-97 Hirsch-H. III, 393 Waller 5097 Ackerknecht, Hist. Psychiatry, 62 Zilboorg, 433 & 434.

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        De Pulsu, Resorptione, Auditu et Tactu. (Annotationes Anatomicae et Physiologicae. Programmata Collecta. Fasiculi Tres).

      Lipsiae, C.F. Koehler, 1834-1851, 4, VIII, 175 pp., (1) VIII, pp.176-258 (4), XI-XV, 120 pp., 1 Taf., feiner Halbledereinband eine Lage (8 pp.) faksimiliert. Ernst Brücke's copy - First Editions of "De pulsu, resoptione, auditu et tactu" and of the later added Fasiculus II and III. Here the further content: De Organis Gentialibus, Corpuscules Sanguinis Rubris et Lymphaticus, Fibris Elementaribus Fibrinae, Cellulis Vibrantibus, Liquoris Pericardii Utilitate, et de Hepate Aliisque Glandulis. Annotationes Anatomicae et Physiologicae. Programmata collecta. Fasciculus. II., ab anno 1835 usque ad anum 1848. Lipsiae, prostat apud C.F. Koehler, 1851, 4, XI-XV, pp.177-258 pp.I. Tractatus de Motu Iridis ex anno 1821. II. Summa Doctrinae de Motu Iridis ex anno 1851. Annotationes Anatomicae et Physiologicae. Programmata collecta. Fasciculus. III. Lipsiae, prostat apud C.F. Koehler, 1851, 4, 116 pp., pp,. 117-120 Index programmatum, librorum et commentationum ab E.H. Weber editorum, 1 plate.Still in the year 1851 (the first fasciculus) "De pulso, resorptione, auditu et tactu" (1834) wasn't sold out, so the publisher Köhler printed to promote the sales of this title a new title leave "Annotationes Anatomicae et Physiologicae. Programmata Collecta. Fasciculi Tres. Lipsiae, prostat apud C.F.Koehler, 1851", and added it to the new Fasiculus II and III togehter with supplement sheets for the Index for the pre owner of "De pulsu, resorptione, auditu et Tactu" and created such a new title for sale. The paper of the part of 1834 and 1851 is slightly different and there is also no new print listed in Wilhelm Engelmann's Bibliotheca Medico-Chirurgica et Anatomico-Physiologica, Supplement (1867), p.271 and this explains why this item is such extremely rare. Engelmann erroneously names as publisher, but may then as source "(Leipzig, Ad. Winter)". But Callisen reports correct in volume 20, p.231 "De pulsu (p.1), resorbtione (p.13), auditu (p.25) et tactu (p.44-175). Annotationes anat. et physilogicae. Lips. prostat. ap. C.F.Köhler. 1834. ... Rec. Schmidt Jahrb. d.Med. Bd.4. 1834. Decbr. art.145. S.343.44 v. E.H.Weber ..." "A legendary rarity that has been unfindable for many decades -- no doubt because just about nobody but the egregiously eccentric G. H. Fechner paid any attention to it. Fechner, of course, named "Weber's law" after Ernst Heinrich, and gave the name "psychophysics" to the field. Ernst Heinrich Weber (1795-1878)"introduced new methods of measuring sensitivity, establishing perception as an experimental rather than an observational discipline. Working initially with the discrimination of lifted weights, Weber demonstrated that the smallest appreciable difference was a constant fraction of their actual weights. . (He went on to propose) a general law of discrimination that applied to all modalities but with fractions specific to the judgments involved. He introduced the use of calipers to measure two-point thresholds on the skin surface and found that sensitivity varied enormously, with greatest sensitivity around the lips and least on the trunk. The magnitude of the thresholds depended on the areas of the skin stimulated, which led Weber to introduce the concept of sensory circles -- areas on the skin surface that can result in the stimulation of a single peripheral nerve. His work represents a distinct shift in the psychology of perception from philosophy towards physiology, from speculation to experimentation, and from qualitative to quantitative approaches" Nicholas J. Wade, Perception and Illusion, pp.137-138" c.f. John Gachnot in the Norman Catalogue, Heirs of Hippocrates or Waller. see - DSB XI:199-201 Boring's History of Experimental Psychology, 2nd ed., pp.110-113 Zusne's Biographical Dictionary of Psychology, p. 454 DSB XI:199-201Garrison & Morton No. 1457 and 3368 ("Weber's hearing test" (p.41)).

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        Corso di diritto francese secondo il codice civile (...) prima traduzione italiana ...

      Napoli, Cataneo/Mosca, 1834. 22 volumi in 23 tomi In-8, bella legatura coeva in mezza pergamena con fregi e titolo in oro su doppio tassello in pelle. Timbri di raccolta privata.

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        Belgium and Western Germany in 1833; including Visits to Baden-Baden, Wiesbaden, Cassel, Hanover, the Harz Mounbtains, etc

      Brussels: Lewis Hauman and Comp., Booksellers, 1834. same year as the First English. vii, [i], 300; vii, [i], 273 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Quarter contemporary calf and marbled boards. Very good. same year as the First English. vii, [i], 300; vii, [i], 273 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Frances (1780-1863) was the mother of Anthony and caused a big stir with her first book in 1832 "Domestic Manners in America" Sadleir 3215 (First English edition)

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        ALS - 6 eigenhändige Briefe mit Unterschrift. Marburg 28.I.1834 bis 12.X.1836.

      Marburg 28.I.1834 bis 12.X.1836, 13 Seiten gr.-4 mit 4 gesiegelten Umschlägen, 2 Briefe mit Siegel(resten) und Adresse. Sehr gut erhalten. Christian Heinrich Bünger (1782-1842), Chirurg und Anatom, Begründer der Marburger Anatomischen Sammlung, auch ein "geschickter und kühner Operateur" (Hirsch). An seinen Schüler, den Anatomen und Chirurgen Benedict Stilling (1810-1879, hörte 1828-1831 bei Bünger) in Kassel, mit dem er sich über Fachfragen austauschte.28.I.1834. Dank für Stillings "Schrift über die Gefäßdurchschlingung"."... Sollte Ihre Methode wie natürlich, auch keine so allgemeine Anwendung finden können, wie die Unterbindung, schon dadurch, daß sie mehr mechanisches Geschick von Seiten des Operateurs voraussetzt, so wird die Idee doch immer sehr gefallen ... und nie wieder ins Vergessen kommen ...Bei den Untersuchungen der Trombus Bildung welche ich an Thieren ... mit meinen Prosectoren fortsetze, bedienen wir uns auch bald Ihrer, bald anderer Methoden.Nicht umhin kann ich aber Sie mit einer neuen Verschließungs Art der Arterien bekannt zu machen, welche sehr leicht ausführbar, und mit welcher ich schon an einigen Schaafen geglückte Versuche gemacht ..." - Es folgt eine ausführliche, mit drei kleinen Zeichnungen illustrierte Beschreibung seiner neuen Methode unter Verwendung von "Gummi elasticum". Sektionen würden zeigen, ob das Material "verdaut wird, oder ob weitere interessante Erscheinungen wie bei nach außen vorgenommenen Transplantationen sich ergeben ..."8.V.1834. "... Mit Vergnügen habe ich Ihre mir gnädigst mitgetheilten Ansichten über die Metamorphosen des Trombus welche sich in Folge Ihrer neuen Gefäß Schließung neben bei ergaben ... Es ist dies allerdings ein Gegenstand welcher noch rechtgenaue Aufmerksamkeit weil er über manches andere mit Aufklärung giebt, verdient. Mit Ihnen kann ich nur ganz einverstanden sein, dass nach den ersten Veränderungen welche der Trombus durch einen gewissen Verdauungs Proceß erfährt später auch wirklich Blut und Gefäßbildung auf eine kurtze Zeit während seines Blüthe Zustandes darinn anzunehmen und diese bei recht glücklichen Injectionen de vasa vasorum darinn zu entdecken sein möchten ..." Es folgen Beobachtungen, die er vor Jahren bei einer Sektion nach einem Fall von "Aneyrisma aortae" gemacht habe.9.VIII.1834. "... Es thut mir sehr leid daß ich Ihnen auf Ihr dringendes Ansuchen: doch schnell die Resultate von den von mir vorgenommenen bekannten Untersuchungen einzuschicken, wegen einer drei wöchentlichen bedeutenden Krankheit ... nur kurz erwiedern kann: daß ich vor dem 20 Aug., an welchem Tage ich ... eine öffentliche Vorlesung in der naturforschenden Gesellschaft, wegen dem Geburtsfeste unsers Regenten, halten soll, an nichts weiter als an meine sich ungeheuer drängenden ... Geschäfte denken kann ..."8.IX.1834. "... Sehr lieb würde es mir sein wenn ich Sie bei meiner Durchreise durch Cassel am nächsten Donnerstag Morgen ... auf ein Stündchen sprechen, Ihnen gewisse Präparate in natura zu eigener Prüfung vorzeigen ... könnte.Nur durch mündliche und gemeinschaftliche Untersuchung werden wir uns hinreichend darüber verständigen können ob schon für jetzt Gebrauch von dieser Sache zu Ihrem Zweck zu machen sein wird, oder nicht.Da mir von jetzt an die interimistische Direction der Thier Arzney Schule übertragen ist so werde ich nach meiner Reise weitere und genauere Versuche durch feine Injectionen anstellen ..."20.XII.1834. "... Herzlichen Dank für Ihr mir gesendetes interessantes Buch und für die darinn mir erzeugte Ehre wie auch für die freundschaftliche Aufnahme und Bewirthung meiner Frau mit mir in Ihrer Behausung beim Antritt unserer Reise nach Hamburg ..." Es folgt ein ausführlicher Bericht von seinem Besuch des Hamburger Spitals, wo er bei seinem "Landsmann Frike" (Johann Karl Fricke, 1790-1841) hospitiert habe. "... Das auffallendste ... ist mir gewesen, daß Frike seit mehreren Jahren gar keine Ligatur bei den häufig vorkommenden und bei Amputationen zu machenden Gefäß Verletzungen mehr vorgenommen, sondern nur unter allen Umständen die Torsion und zwar immer glücklich gemacht haben will ... So wie Fricke die Torsion mir ... an Leichen zeigte mit seiner Pinzette gemacht, konnte ich nicht anders als großes Zutraun dazu gewinnen ... Seine Pinzett scheint mir hierzu ganz zweckentsprechend und die sichere Art der Ausführung nur hiervon abzuhängen ..."Fricke hatte als erster in Deutschland die Torsion mit einer von ihm eigens entwickelten Pinzette durchgeführt und 1830 in seinem Artikel "Über die Torsion" (Rust Magazin, 32: pp. 468-475) beschrieben.12.X.1836. Dank für die Vermittlung von Abgüssen eines "Orang utang Schädel" und "richtigen Menschenschädeln" aus Paris sowie mit der Bitte um die Weiterbehandlung einer "Stein Patientin", deren Fall er eingehend schildert.Mit einem von Stilling beschrifteten Umschlag "Correspondenz mit Hofrath Bünger zu Marburg".

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        FEVRE, G.F. LE, KRANKZINNIGHEID, MISDAAD--- Bundel gedichten in handschrift van G.F. le Fèvre, uit de jaren 1833-1837. Gebonden in half linnen.

      De meeste gedichten geschreven in het Krankzinnigen en Verbeterhuis te Dordrecht, waar Le Fevre als jonge man zat opgesloten wegens wangedrag. Hij had een eerlijk meisje met schande overladen en zijn moeder heeft hem door drie gerechtsdienaars laten oppakken en opsluiten in genoemd gesticht. Een dokter komt hem in de cel zijn doodvonnis meedelen. Hij schrijft een nawoord bij de gedichten gericht aan zijn moeder en laat dat door een vriend het gesticht uit smokkelen. Verzen o.a. op A. Renout-Bos, de moeder van het Dordtse Krankzinnigen en Verbeterhuis, op de zelfmoord van de krankzinnige A.C. in dit huis in 1834, op G. v. Kuijk te Dordrecht, op de cholera van 1833, op het aanleggen van de spoorweg Amsterdam-Haarlem (1837), op de verjaardag van zijn moeder (1 herfstmaand 1834). Voorts enkele overgeschreven gedichten van Tollens, Potgieter, Immerzeel, G. v. Reijn, F. Rens, V. Loosjes, W. de Kroes, A.J. Doornaert, A.J. v.d. Aa, Den Beer Poortugael, F. de Vos. Met name het nawoord aan moeder bevat aangrijpende passages.M11572

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        Le Magasin charivarique, muse comique, magasin de charges et de caricatures

      Paris: 1834. Two parts in three volumes, 4to (305 x 240 mm). The first volume including nine lithographs by Daumier (D. 219, 220, 223, 224, 225, 229, 231, 234 and 237). Red half roan, title label on cover, green marbled boards. - The second volume (issued in two parts, plates 1-19 and 20-37) containing 14 'chalk-plate' prints (seven in each part), (Bouvy 23-36). Original printed paper wrappers. Scattered foxing and minor creasing at the sheet edges, some wear and staining to the covers. Provenance: William M. Ivins, Jr. (1881-1961), curator Department of Prints, Metropolitan Museum of Art (pencil note on pastedown, signatures on covers of wrappers); purchased from Goodspeed's Book Shop, 1986. VERY RARE COMPLETE SET. "The only large cuts that Daumier made, aside from two or three odd ones like le Carnaval and le Compliment, that came out in the Charivari, are the series of 'chalk plate' caricatures that the Charivari published in the early 1830s, many of which subsequently appeared, printed carefully on one side only of good paper, in the Magasin Charivarique... In certain ways these two series exhibit him at the height of his prowess. For sheer brutal dominant power of presentation there are few things to be found in the history of the relief print finer than a number of the early chalk plates" (William Ivins, "Daumier," in: The Colophon, part V, 1931). From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow.

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        Commentaries on the Conflict of Laws, Foreign and Domestic, in Regard

      1834. First Edition of "An Epoch in the Law" Story, Joseph [1779-1845]. Commentaries on the Conflict of Laws, Foreign and Domestic, in Regard to Contracts, Rights, and Remedies, and Especially in Regard to Marriages, Divorces, Wills, Successions, and Judgments. Boston: Hilliard, Gray and Company, 1834. xxv, [1], 557 pp. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary sheep, blind rules to boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine. Light rubbing and a few shallow scuffs to boards, somewhat heavier rubbing to spine, corners lightly bumped. Moderate toning to text, somewhat heavier in places,some sections have light foxing, a few leaves partially detached but secure. Early owner signatures to front pastedown and head of title page, a few passages have early markings in pencil. An appealing copy of a landmark work. $2,000. * First edition. Story's Conflict of Laws, the first systematic treatise on the subject, is one of his greatest and most influential works. Warren says: "It is not too much to say that its publication constituted an epoch in the law; for it became at once the standard and almost the sole authority...[it] received the honor of being practically the first American law book to be cited as authority in English courts." Expanding on this latter point Marvin quotes "a late English writer" who says that "No work on international jurisprudence merited, nor received, greater praise from the jurists of Europe. It impressed English lawyers with the highest respect for [Story's] extensive learning.": Legal Bibliography 471. Warren, A History of the American Bar 545. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 2723.

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        The angler in Wales, or days and nights of sportsmen.

      1834 - Richard Bentley. 1834. 8vo. Sometime rebound in half brown morocco, gilt rules to sides, spines with gilt raised bands, gilt panels and lettering, marbled endpapers, marbled edges; pp.xvi + 336, vii + 348, engraved frontispieces, occasional text engravings; front hinge of vol I tender, vol II recently rejointed, spines a little sunned, frontispieces foxed, otherwise very clean internally, very good. Provenance front pastedowns of Henry Edmund Taylor of Whickham near Newcastle upon Tyne, a prodigious nineteenth century collector. First edition. Scarce. Thomas Medwin (1788-1869) was an English poet best known for his biographies of his cousin Shelley and his close friend Byron. Both poets make brief appearances in this book, which is a defence of the art of angling and an ode to the countryside, mainly in the form of a dialogue between two characters who represent two sides of the author's own personality. Walton is his model, but the Romantic philosophical tone is very much his own. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Antwortentwurf mit U.

      Schönbrunn, 29. V. 1834. - ¼ S. im Halbbruch (Fragment). Entwurf zu einem vom Sekretär auszufertigenden Handschreiben an Vincenz Eduard Milde (1777-1853), Erzbischof von Wien: "Ich werde sie mit Vergnügen Samstag den 31ten May vormittags von 9 Uhr frühen, wenn es ihnen am gelegensten ist, in Schönbrunn empfangen, und wünsche übrigens daß ihnen die Kur in Karlsbad gut bekomme". - Links im Halbbruch einer Supplik oder eines Berichts Mildes vom 20. Mai, dessen Schluss (von Schreiberhand) noch erhalten: "Ich werde alle wichtigeren Geschäfte auch während dieser Zeit von dort aus selbst besorgen [.]" (darunter Mildes eigenh. Courtoisie und Unterschrift). - Gefaltet. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Volupté

      Première édition belge postérieure d'un an à l'édition originale.  binding en demi chagrin rouge, spine à quatre nerfs sertis de pointillés dorés orné de doubles caissons dorés et de fleurons typographiques dorés, petites traces de frottements sur la spine-end supérieure, plats de cartonnage châtaigne, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, coins très légèrement émoussés.Envoi autographe signé de Sainte-Beuve à Ulysse Marcillac.Agréable exemplaire. Louis Hauman & Cie Bruxelles 1834 10x15,5cm 2 volumes reliés en 1

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        MANUSCRIPT NOBILITY / Cuba

      1834 - Dado en Madrid en 1834. Folio, plena piel, planos gofrados restaurada. Papeles solicitados por Don José Francisco Diaz Luisa Crespo y Cuebas, vecino de La Habana (Cuba). Manuscrito sobre papel sellado. Una hoja en vitela con el escudo de armas, una hoja en vitela con el árbol genealógico + 8 hs., en papel sellado, al fin sello en seco. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Précis de la Campagne de Java, en 1811

      1834 - First edition of this important work on Java, illustrated with several folding maps. 1834. La Haye. Th. Lejeune. 8vo (215 x 130 mm). 1 [blank], x, 150, [6], 2 folding tables, and 6 large folding maps and planes bound at the end. Contemporary mottled calf over marbled boards, flat spine gilt in compartments, title direct-lettered gilt. A very clean and fresh copy, the folding maps in excellent condition. 5,000 $ First edition of this detailed account of the British invasion of Java in 1811, compiled by the Prince of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, and based on the firsthand accounts given to him by Major-General Knotzer and Colonel Nahuys, and the manuscript memoires left by Colonel Osten. As the auhor himself states in the preface, his work aims to add to the small literature on the short however fundamental campaign that altered the fate of South East Asia, while being a Dutch response to Major Thorn´s Memoir of the Conquest of Java (until then, the only proper account on the campaign). Prince Carl Bernard of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1792 – 1862), after distinguishing in the Battle of Waterloo, was appointed Chief Commander of the Dutch East Indies Army in 1848 and stationed in Java from 1849 to 1852. The plates, re-engraved after the ones in Thorn´s Memoir, include a map of Java; a plan of Batavia; the plan of attack on Fort Cornelis; a plan of the action near Weltevreden; a sketch of General Janssen´s position at Jatty, near Samarang; and a sketch of the Fortified Cratten, of the Sultan of Djoejo Carta. A rare book in the market although well represented at institutions; we haven’t been able to trace any copy having been sold at auction. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Portrait. König Ludwig I in Uniform zu Pferde auf einem weißen Schimmel bei der Militärparade vor der Residenz, gefolgt von seinem Generalstab. Große handkolorierte Lithographie von Gustav Kraus, in der Platte unten links signiert und datiert

       1834. Bildformat: 530 x 425 mm mit kleinem umlaufenden Rand. Beschnitten bis knapp an den Bildrand und hinter Passepartout montiert. *Prächtiges und sehr dekoratisches Blatt aus der Serie der sogenannten \"Fürstenbilder\". - Die Arbeiten des Münchner Lithographen Gustav Kraus (1804-1852) zeichnen sich aus durch eine sorgfältige und naturgetreue Kolorierung von hoher Qualität. - Wie oft bis knapp an den Bildrand beschnitten, die Inschrift des ehemaligen Unterrandes separat auf die Rückseite des Passepartoutdeckels montiert. 2 kleine hinterlegte Randeinrisse (ca. 1 cm), eine kleine unauffällige Papierausbesserung im Bereich des schwarzen Hutes (nur rückseitig erkennbar). - Prachtblatt in herrlichem Altkolorit. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Porträt Portrait Herrscher Bayern

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        Des aliénés. Considérations sur l'état des maisons qui leur sont destinées; sur le régime hygiénique et moral; sur quelques questions de médecine légale

      Paris, Mme Huzard, 1834, in-8, [4]-319 pp, demi-veau marron, dos lisse orné, 2 planches dépliantes lithographiées par Thierry frères, figurant des maisons d'aliénés. 5 tableaux dépliants des "résumés synoptiques des réponses faites par MM. les préfets aux 15 questions présentées par la circulaire (...) concernant les aliénés". Première édition. Après avoir quitté l'hospice de la Salpêtrière et avant de s'occuper du service des aliénés de Bicêtre, Guillaume Ferrus (1784-1861) effectua un voyage en Angleterre pour y visiter les établissements destinés aux aliénés. Il compare, dans cet ouvrage, leur fonctionnement avec celui des maisons françaises afin d'établir un programme de réformes dans le service qu'il s'apprête à diriger. Il dénonce l'insalubrité de beaucoup de loges, le manque de place qui conduit à l'incarcération dans les prisons, le mélange de pathologies différentes, etc. Dos refait avec réemploi des anciens plats, petites déchirures aux planches sans manque. Semelaigne I, 163.

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        Angèle

      Charpentier 1834 - - Charpentier, Paris 1834, 14x22cm, relié. - Edition originale. Reliure en demi maroquin caramel à coins, dos lisse orné d'un cartouche doré agrémenté d'arabesques dorées, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tête dorée, couvertures conservées, ex-libris encollé sur un contreplat, reliure signée de René Kieffer. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition. Half-morocco binding caramel with corners, smooth back decorated with a gilded cartouche decorated with golden arabesques, date golden in tail, plates marbled paper, guards and counterplates of paper to the vat, golden head, preserved covers, ex-libris Glued to a backing, signed by René Kieffer. Beautiful copy pleasantly established. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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.

      Four Volumes. London, G.Henderson, 1834, 1836. 14 x 22 cm, Vol.1: xlvii, 380 pages + 70 plates / Vol.2: xxxv, 412 pages + 73 plates / Vol.3: xxxv, 472 pages + 42 plates / xxxvi, 504 pages + 39 plates. Each volume features a frontispiece in B&W. Vol. 1,2 & 4: Half Leather with marbled boards. Vol.3 Full Leather. Good condition. All volumes with solid bindings. No lose pages. Severe rubbing and bumping to boards, spine and corners. Four out of eight black lables missing from spines. Some labes were replaced by handwritten titles and volume numbers on spine. Some inner hinges starting to open. Some outer joints cracked. Indications of previous repair work or re-binding. Browning and foxing inside. Some tears and small paper losses to some pages. Volume 2 ex library with stamps on end paper ('Castleknock St.Vincents Juvenile Library) These four volumes appear to have been rebound at some stage. There are no visible signs that plates have been removed from the books, the number of plates present in the set does not match the number(s) stated on the title pages (500 / 700). The following plates are present: Vol.1: Mammalia: 38 / Aves (Birds): 34 / Vol.2: Reptilia: 31 / Piesces (Fish) 42 / Vol.3: Crustacea: 18 / Mollusca: 2 / Insecta: 2 / Vol.4: Insecta: 38. Total number of plates in the set: 224. The majority of plates is hand coloured.

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        The West India Sketch Book.

      - London, Whittacker & Co., 1834. 8vo, 2 volumes. Contemporary red half-morocco over marbled boards; pp. x, [2], 324; vi, [2], 391, 2 engraved maps (one as frontispiece), rose-tinted aquatint frontispiece, nine engraved plates (one tinted, one printed in red and hand-coloured, one printed in blue, one hand-coloured), wood-engraved vignettes and musical notations in the text, binding with wear and restorations; occasional foxing to plates, text evenly toned. Very rare first edition, the issue with plates of an anonymously published travelogue of the West Indies in the 1820s, written by an abolitionist, who, before setting off from London read his way through the literature about slavery and the West Indies 'at an anti-slavery emporium in Piccadilly … [and] ransacking the dusty shelves of numerous book-stalls' (vol.I, p. 8). The otherwise and strangely unknown author then visits a good part of the West Indies, observes nature, living and economic conditions of the inhabitants, of African and other origin. He notes customs, language, and even music of the 'Caribs', and was probably responsible for the delightful illustrations as well. 'The picture we have attempted to give in the foregoing pages of the character and condition of the negroes, as they appeared under our own observation during the residence of several years in the West Indies, must clearly demonstrate that they were not the degraded, ill-used beings they were generally represented, and that the planters were not so destitute of feelings of humanity as they have been supposed,' Trelawney Wentworth concludes on p. 383 of vol. II. An appendix gives statistical data on land use, black and white population and agricultural products of the islands visited. - On the final page is a note by the publishers, saying that 'on the 1st of July, will be Published, Additional Illustrations to the West India Sketch book,' and indeed we have seen the work containing only text illustrations, and incomplete copies, lacking some of the plates. Sabin 102634. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Précis de la Campagne de Java, en 1811

      First edition of this detailed account of the British invasion of Java in 1811, compiled by the Prince of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, and based on the firsthand accounts given to him by Major-General Knotzer and Colonel Nahuys, and the manuscript memoires left by Colonel Osten. As the auhor himself states in the preface, his work aims to add to the small literature on the short however fundamental campaign that altered the fate of South East Asia, while being a Dutch response to Major Thorn´s Memoir of the Conquest of Java (until then, the only proper account on the campaign). Prince Carl Bernard of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1792 - 1862), after distinguishing in the Battle of Waterloo, was appointed Chief Commander of the Dutch East Indies Army in 1848 and stationed in Java from 1849 to 1852. The plates, re-engraved after the ones in Thorn´s Memoir, include a map of Java; a plan of Batavia; the plan of attack on Fort Cornelis; a plan of the action near Weltevreden; a sketch of General Janssen´s position at Jatty, near Samarang; and a sketch of the Fortified Cratten, of the Sultan of Djoejo Carta. A rare book in the market although well represented at institutions; we haven't been able to trace any copy having been sold at auction.

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        The poetical works ... with a memoir; and seven embellishments, by Fuseli, Westall, and Martin

      London: Edward Churton, 1834. 8vo, pp. [iii]-vii, [1], 527; elaborately gilt-stamped contemporary black morocco, gilt decorated spine in 6 compartments, gilt-lettered direct in 1; extremities rubbed, upper joint just starting; else very good. With an early 20th century fore-edge painting showing a view of St. Giles.

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        Eigenh. Brief m. Unterschrift.

      Mannheim, 1834. - [An den österr. Chemiker u. Mineralogen Anton Schrötter von Kristelli (1802-1875)]. - „Eisenlohr studierte 1817 an der Universität Heidelberg Mathematik und Physik. 1819 wurde Eisenlohr zum Professor für Mathematik und Physik am Lyceum in Mannheim ernannt. 1840 übernahm er am Polytechnischen Institut in Karlsruhe eine Professur für Physik. Als Wissenschaftler wurde Eisenlohr mit optischen Untersuchungen bekannt. Diese Forschungsergebnisse veröffentlichte er in seinem Lehrbuch der Physik. Eisenlohr gründete die erste Gewerbeschule in Baden in Mannheim und 1847 eine Schule für Uhrmacher im Schwarzwald. Bis zu seiner Pensionierung 1865 förderte Eisenlohr im Großherzogtum maßgeblich und erfolgreich das Schulwesen; besonders die Berufsschulen lagen ihm sehr am Herzen" (Wikipedia). --- Der in Olmütz geborene Anton Schrötter, Sohn eines Apothekers, studierte ab 1822 zunächst auf Wunsch seines Vaters in Wien Medizin, wechselte dann aber unter dem Einfluss von Friedrich Mohs zu den naturwissenschaftlichen Fächern, speziell der Mineralogie. 1827 erhielt er eine Assistentenstelle für Physik und Mathematik an der Universität Wien. 1830 wurde er Professor für Physik und Chemie am Technischen Institut Joanneum in Graz. Während eines halbjährigen Urlaubs im Jahre 1838 besuchte er chemische Institute in Göttingen, Heidelberg, Frankfurt und Paris. In Gießen machte er sich bei Justus von Liebig mit der organischen Elementaranalyse vertraut. Ab 1843 arbeitete er als Professor für technische Chemie am Polytechnischen Institut der Universität Wien und übernahm dort 1845 die Professur für allgemeine Chemie. Schrötter war neben Baumgartner, Ettingshausen und Haidinger einer der Begründer der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien und wurde 1850 ihr Generalsekretär. Die Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina wählte Schrötter 1856 zu ihrem Mitglied. Ab 1868 leitete er das österreichische Hauptmünzamt und wurde gleichzeitig zum Ministerialrat ernannt. Er wurde 1874 in den Ruhestand versetzt und eröffnete in seiner Wohnung ein Privatlaboratorium, in dem er Studien über Edelmetalle betrieb. 1875 starb er in Wien. Schrötter hat in seinem Leben ca. 60 wissenschaftliche Publikationen verfasst. Ab 1845 beschäftigte Schrötter sich intensiv mit Phosphor. 1848 gelang ihm der Nachweis der schon von Berzelius geäußerten Vermutung, dass roter Phosphor eine allotrope Modifikation des weißen Phosphors, nicht aber eine Phosphorverbindung ist. Schrötter wandelte weißen Phosphor durch Erhitzen in roten um, den man zeitweise Schrötterschen Phosphor nannte. Sein Verfahren zur Darstellung desselben revolutionierte die Streichholzindustrie, wo roter Phosphor schon bald als Bestandteil der Reibflächen genutzt wurde. Er war ein Organisator in Industrie und Wissenschaft sowie Berater bei den Vorbereitungen zur Novara-Expedition und zur Österreich-Ungarischen Nordpolexpedition. - ge Gewicht in Gramm: 500 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        A Narrative of the Supposed Inhuman Murder of an Infant, By Its..

      1834. London, 1834. 10" x 7-1/2". London, 1834. 10" x 7-1/2" Broadside Account of an Infanticide in London [Broadside]. [Infanticide]. [Chalice, Harriet]. A Narrative of the Supposed Inhuman Murder of an Infant, by Its Mother! With Full Particulars of Her Confession. [London]: G. Smeeton, Printer, 74, Tooley Street, [c.1834]. 10" x 7-1/2" broadside. Single-column text below headline. Moderate toning, some edgewear and a few tiny chips, a few creases to corners. $650. * This broadside offers an account in two parts. The first part, "extracted from the Weekly Dispatch, Sept. 7, 1834," is an account of the discovery of the baby's body prior to the coroner's inquest. The second part, from the Morning Advertiser, September 9, 1834, records the conclusions of the inquest. The defendant, Harriet Chalice, a household servant, was declared guilty of concealing the birth of a child, who was stillborn. Having hid her pregnancy, she delivered her baby herself, then threw the baby out of a window. Chalice's fate is unknown; the broadside says she "became exceedingly ill" after disposing of her baby and "sunk into exhaustion...without the least hope of recovery." OCLC locates 1 copy (Harvard Law School).

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        L'héritage.

      Geneva, A.-L. Vignier/Maison de la Poste 1834 - 123 pp. 8vo. 20th-century brown leather, spine, outer and inner edges gilt, gilt ornamental frame around sides, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, orig. lithographed front wrapper preserved (by Kaufmann, Basel). In marbled slip case. (Geneva, A.-L. Vignier/Maison de la Poste, 1834). First edition of Töpffer's fifth novel from the series "Nouvelles Genevoises". Included here is chapter III, which was omitted in all subsequent editions, i.e. the "Nouvelles et Mélanges" of 1840, and all later "Nouvelles". The first chapter is a modified version of "L'homme qui s'ennuie", included in the "Bibliothèque Universelle" of 1833. - Three tears or perforations restored with loss of 2 or 3 letters on pages 67/68. - Blondel 343f.; Vicaire VII, 855. LITERATURE: FRENCH ; HELVETICA: GENF ; [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres de Voltaire. Avec Préfaces, Avertissements, Notes, Etc. 72 Volume Set

      Chez Lefèvre & Firmon Didot Frères 1834 - 1840, Paris - [40000pp]. Comprises: Biographie; Theatre; La Henriade; La Pucelle; Poesies; Essais sur les Moeurs; Siecle de Louis XIV; Histoire du Parlement; Annals de l'Empire; Histoire de Charles XII; Histoire de Russie; Dictionaire Philosophique; Romans; Commentaires sur Corneille; Melanges; Correspondance; Table de Matieres A - K; Table de Matieres L - Z. French text throughout. This is a heavy set. Shipping supplement may apply for some overseas addresses. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Covers rubbed and edgeworn with scuffing to most spines. Volume 4 has no back strip. Vols 57 and 69 have loss to head of back strip. Foxing and browning within Brown hardback half-leather cover with marbled boards [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Document with his fine signature at the head (1762-1830, King of Great Britain)

      1834 - appointing Thomas Stephen Sorell, Esq., Consul at Oporto, as Consul at Lisbon, "for the encouragement of Our Subjects trading to the Kingdom of Portugal . to aid and assist them in all their lawful concerns . agreeable to the peace and Good Correspondence established between Us, and Our Good Sister The Queen of Portugal and the Algarves", desiring Queen Maria II to receive him "as Our Consul . and the British Vice Consuls or Consular Agents whom he shall appoint, and upon all reasonable requests to do him and them that Justice and afford him and them that Assistance which may testify Her Friendship for Us, and which We shall upon all occasions be ready to acknowledge", signed also by Viscount PALMERSTON, (1784-1865, Foreign and later Prime Minister), vellum, 17" x 21¾" folding to 8½" x 8", Court at Brighton, 31st January Issued at a critical time in Portuguese history. The eight years of Don Miguel's fight against constitutional government were almost over. The 'Liberators', under Don Pedro from Brazil, had captured and then been besieged in Oporto (July 1832 - July 1833). Then the Duke of Terceira and Sir Charles Napier created a daring diversion and captured Lisbon. Maria II, not yet fifteen, arrived from France in September 1833, but Don Miguel was not finally defeated till May 1834. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Letter on Colonization, Addressed to the Rev. Thornton J. Mills, Corresponding Secretary of the Kentucky Colonization Society by Hon. James G. Birney, Late Vice-President of the Kentucky Colonization Society

      Garrison and Knapp, Boston 1834 - First edition. 12mo. 46pp. Stitched printed self-wrappers. Inscribed in a contemporary hand on the front wrap: "Mr. M. F. Hait with the respects of J. H. Kimball." The top inch of the unprinted rear wrap torn away, small ink blot and small chip on the front wrap, bottom corners of the pages a little creased, still a nice and presentable at least very good copy. Birney was a successful lawyer, politician, and slaveholder in Kentucky and Alabama. He gradually came to believe that the problem of slavery could be solved by exporting slaves to a colony in Liberia. He worked for the American Abolition Society traveling throughout the South promoting the idea with only modest success.In this important pamphlet, published in the same year that he freed his remaining slaves, Birney expresses his renunciation of his long held belief in either the expulsion and forced colonization of the slaves or gradual emancipation, in favor of immediate abolition of slavery. Birney died in 1857 at the Raritan Bay Union utopian community in the company of fellow abolitionists and residents Theodore Weld, Angelina Grimke Weld, and Sarah Grimke. The presenter of this copy, J. H. Kimball, was also employed by the American Abolition Society, was an editor of the *New Hampshire Herald of Freedom*, and co-author with J. A. Thome, of *Six Months Tour in the West Indies 1837.*This text represents an important way-station in the evolution of the Abolitionist Movement. Uncommon in the trade, with a reasonably nice association. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Black-bellied plover. Squatarola helvetica; Pluvialis squatarola (Linnaeus).

      - Pencil and watercolour (36.5 x 54.3cm) heightened with white and gum arabic. Numbered '4.37'. Framed and glazed: 83.5 by 66.5 cm. Superb original watercolour with fine contemporary provenance for John Gould's Birds of Great Britain. Henry Constantine Richter (18211902) was a zoological illustrator who produced numerous lithographs of birds and mammals, mainly under the employment of John Gould, an English ornithologist. Gould employs two illustrations of plovers in his book Birds of Great Britain, from which this plate is taken, to show that 'A greater transformation in the garb of birds does not exist than occurs in the spring and autumnal plumage of this bird. It is in the spring that the Grey (Black-bellied) Plover with its fine black breast flies over the eastern parts of England en route for countries further north.' An adult bird is depicted in winter plumage with a young bird born earlier in the year. With provenance: Frederick DuCane Godman ( 1834 1919) was an English lepidopterist, entomologist and ornithologist. He was one of the twenty founding members of the British Ornithologists' Union. Along with Osbert Salvin, he is remembered for studying the fauna and flora of Central America. Gould. Birds of Great Britain. London: 1873. Vol. IV, pl.37. Special Offer: This seller is offering an exclusive discount of 40% on all prices for AbeBooks customers. The price shown is already discounted.

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        The angler in Wales, or days and nights of sportsmen.

      

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        MAP OF THE County OF WESTMORLAND, from an Actual Survey made in the Years 1822 AND 1823.

      Atlas of the Counties of England from Actual Surveys Made from the Years 1817-1832. Greenwood and Co., London. 1834. - Steel engraving. Original colour with later additions. Size: 73 x 63 cm. (28½ x 25 inches) Very good condition; general age toning to the paper. Large and attractive map of the county of Westmorland with a detailed and decorative vignette view of Appleby lower right. During the eighteenth century each county map was a separate project sponsored by the local gentry. By 1800 nearly all English counties had been surveyed. In the early nineteenth century two enterprises attempted to survey all the English counties: the brothers Christopher and John Greenwood, and Andrew Bryant. This map comes from the Greenwoods atlas, which was published in parts, but was never completed. H.Wallis "Historian Guide to Early British Maps", p.22

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        The West India Sketch Book.

      

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        An Encyclopaedia of Gardening; comprising the Theory and Practice of Horticulture, Floriculture, Arboriculture, and Landscape-Gardening

      Longman, Rees, Orme, Browne, Green & Longman, London 1834 - A new edition considerably improved and enlarged. HB in original marbled boards with darkened paper title to front incl. price of £2 10s. Professionally re-backed with new green cloth spine, cream cloth title to spine and new endpapers. Edges of boards worn. Neat prev owner name on title-page. 1271pp. plus 16pp. publisher's 1838 catalogue to rear. 981 engraved ills. (15 x 23cm) ***Heavy - Please contact bookseller directly for revised P&P costs*** [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Letter on Colonization, Addressed to the Rev. Thornton J. Mills, Corresponding Secretary of the Kentucky Colonization Society by Hon. James G. Birney, Late Vice-President of the Kentucky Colonization Society

      Boston: Garrison and Knapp. 1834. First. First edition. 12mo. 46pp. Stitched printed self-wrappers. Inscribed in a contemporary hand on the front wrap: "Mr. M. F. Hait with the respects of J. H. Kimball." The top inch of the unprinted rear wrap torn away, small ink blot and small chip on the front wrap, bottom corners of the pages a little creased, still a nice and presentable at least very good copy. Birney was a successful lawyer, politician, and slaveholder in Kentucky and Alabama. He gradually came to believe that the problem of slavery could be solved by exporting slaves to a colony in Liberia. He worked for the American Abolition Society traveling throughout the South promoting the idea with only modest success.In this important pamphlet, published in the same year that he freed his remaining slaves, Birney expresses his renunciation of his long held belief in either the expulsion and forced colonization of the slaves or gradual emancipation, in favor of immediate abolition of slavery. Birney died in 1857 at the Raritan Bay Union utopian community in the company of fellow abolitionists and residents Theodore Weld, Angelina Grimke Weld, and Sarah Grimke. The presenter of this copy, J. H. Kimball, was also employed by the American Abolition Society, was an editor of the New Hampshire Herald of Freedom, and co-author with J. A. Thome, of Six Months Tour in the West Indies 1837.This text represents an important way-station in the evolution of the Abolitionist Movement. Uncommon in the trade, with a reasonably nice association. .

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        Briefwechsel zwischen Goethe und Zelter in den Jahren 1796 bis 1832. Herausgegeben von Friedrich Wilhelm Riemer.

      Berlin, Verlag von Duncker und Humblot. 1833 -1834. - 6 in 3 Bänden. 8°. XXXVIII S., 466 S., Titel, 478 S.; Titel, 482 S., 2 Bl. Anzeigen, Titel, 453 S., 1 S. Anzeigen; Titel, 461 S., 1 S. Anzeigen, Titel, 480 S., 1 Bl. Druckfehler. Halblederbände um 1860 mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln und wenig Rückenvergoldung. Goedeke IV/2 660 a. - Borst 1683. - Erste Ausgabe. Die 855 Briefe sind durch mehrere Register erschlossen. - Papier vereinzelt leicht gebräunt. 2 Blatt im ersten Band lose. Einbandrücken leicht beschabt. Ecken leicht bestossen. - Gutes Exemplar.

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        Histoire naturelle des lépidoptères d'Europe. [Suivi de celle] des lépidoptères exotiques

      1834 - 2 vol. de I. (4), 216pp., Paris, Pauquet, L. Debure, 1834-35, in-8, 2 vol. de I. (4), 216pp, pl. 1 à 79 (+ front, 8bis). - II. (4), 156pp, 81pl, demi-veau marine à coins, dos lisse orné (Crespin), 2 frontispices et 160 planches, gravées par Pauquet et très joliment peintes par A. Noël, représentant des papillons. PREMIERE EDITION de ces deux ouvrages de l'entomologiste Hippolyte Lucas (1815-99), aide-naturaliste puis assistant au Muséum national d'histoire naturelle. Cet ouvrage a pour faux-titre "bibliothèque zoologique". Les lépidoptères y sont classés, d'après Cuvier, en trois divisions: diurnes, crépusculaires et nocturnes. Ils sont rangés sous leur nom vulgaire, suivi de la traduction latine. La partie sur l'Europe décrit essentiellement des lépidoptères de France, tandis que les lépidoptères exotiques concernent tous les autres continents. Très bon exemplaire bien relié strictement à l'époque par Crespin, relieur-doreur établi à Bruxelles et actif entre 1840 et 1845. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Form of Prayer, to be said by persons of both sexes throughout the land of locust, by Timothy Pindarie, the last of the Pindars.

      Quick, printer. [1834] - Folio broadside with title above octagonal woodcut illus., 19 x 21cm, with 3 columns of text beneath; the odd crease. v.g. 38 x 24cm. Not recorded in the BM, on Copac or OCLC; no copies located. A satirical ?prayer? attacking the Whig government of Earl Grey, Lord Brougham, &c. for not fulfilling their promise of meaningful reform: ?P. [Parson] And thou, Broom, Grey, and All-talk, three persons under one pretence, we acknowledge our foolishness in our belief of thy promised endeavours in our course. C. [Clerk] Thou hast deceived us in all things, O Wigs. P. And O William [King William IV], hear thy people, and grant us thy help .? The woodcut illustrates Constitution Hill in the background with a flagpole flying the British Flag. In the foreground a group of men wielding axes chop down the rotten tree of government which is being held up by Whig politicians: ?O dear! O dear! push away - see the Flag still flies upon Constitution Hill, though we?ve done all we can to Break the staff?.

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        Paroles d’un croyant Le livre du peuple

      Eugène Renduel & Delloye - Lecou 1834 - Paris, Eugène Renduel & Delloye - Lecou, 1834 & 1838 2 ouvrages reliés en 1 volume in-8 (21cm x 13cm) de (6)-237-(5)-194-(2)pp. Editions originales. Demi veau, dos lisse, fer doré répété quatre fois, auteur & « Politique » frappés or, tranches jaspées. (Reliure d’époque) En 1833 l'auteur renonce à ses fonctions ecclésiastiques et publie l’année suivante « Paroles d’un croyant » qui fut condamné par le pape Grégoire XVI. Dans cet ouvrage, il constate et déplore le « désenchantement » du monde, et lance un appel pressant à la liberté de l’Eglise, à partir duquel, il commence à développer les tendances socialistes et démocratiques du message évangéliste. En 1835, ses amis Fleury, Arago et Liszt l’amenèrent à rencontrer George Sand. Son salon devint un véritable cénacle républicain. En 1838 il publia le « Livre du peuple », un véritable livre de combat. Bel exemplaire, mors supérieur du second plat entamé sur 3cm et présentant une petite épidermure; intérieur frais si ce n’est quelques très rares rousseurs très éparses. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A history of Egyptian mummies and an account of the worship and embalming of the sacred animals by the Egyptians

      Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, London 1834 - Very rare. Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, London, 1834. First edition. 1 frontispice, xxi & 265 pages, 13 plates. Contemporary brown half-leather, in excellent condition. This exceptional book was the copy of Scottish antiquarian and archaeologist Alexander Henry Rhind, best known for his acquisition of a famous mathematical papyrus in Luxor in 1858. It has a 1861 stamp stating "Rhind legacy" and a "disposed of" plate by the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. A few pencil marginalia in the text and slight foxing on the plates. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Records of Woman: With Other Poems

      Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1834. hardcover. very good(+). Fore-Edge painting of city view. 12mo, 325 pages, full burgundy morocco, gilt decorated spine and covers, all edges gilt. Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1934. Very good (+). Front endpaper, title page, and dedication page a bit ragged. Previous bookseller's plates on front and back endpapers.

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        The Pilgrims of the Rhine. By the Author of \"Pelham\", \"Eugene Aram\", etc.

      London, Saunders and Otley, 1834. XXXVI, 341 (1) p. Mit 27 Stahlstichen, davon 14 auf Tafeln, die übrigen im Text. 8°, dunkelbrauner Halbmaroquonfranzband mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, dreis. Goldschnitt und vergoldeten Deckelfileten (signiert Alfred Matthews), i, Pappschuber. Erstausgabe. Exemplar einer Luxusausgabe mit einer zweiten Folge aller 27 Stahlstiche, jeweils denen im Text vorgebunden; die Extrasuite auf starkem India Paper, noch ohne den endgültig gestochenen Titel und mit leicht variierenden Signaturen von Zeichner und Stecher. - Die Stahlstiche wurden unter Aufsicht von E. I. Roberts nach Vorlagen von David Roberts und wenigen anderen Zeichnern gestochen. Ein Beilagenzettel des Verlegers nennt verschiedene Zustände der Extrasuiten. - Mit stimmungsvollen Ansichten der bekanntesten Orte am Rhein. - Bekannter Briefroman der Rheinromatik: Ein Engländer reist mit seiner sterbenskranken Tochter Getrude in Begleitung eines jungen Mannes den Rhein entlang. Große Gefühle über die unerfüllte Liebe entfalten sich in romantischer Landschaft. Mittelalterliche Burgen, Türme und Weinberge sind die Staffage einer von der Modernität noch unberührten Welt. - Vereinzelten Tafeln minimal stockfleckig, sonst tadellos erhalten. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Thirty letters on the trade of Bristol, the causes of its decline and means of its revival; by A. Burgess.

      Bristol: John Wright 1834 - 12mo, vii + (i) + 346pp, folding table, old style half calf gilt. A very good copy. First edition in book form (first printed at intervals in The Bristol Mercury> during 1833). Gross 1181. Goldsmiths 28511. Not in Kress and apparently rare (9 libraries altogether in COPAC & OCLC of which only Yale + Huntington + Minnesota in N.America). [bound with the following separate, but related, tracts], 1. City and Port of Bristol. Letters, essays, tracts, and other documents, illustrative of the municipal history of Bristol, and of the trade of its port. Written, collected, and arranged by 'A Burgess'.> Bristol: W. Browne (et al.), 1836. 12mo, xvi pp. 2. Strictures on the late reports and proceedings of the Bristol Chamber of Commerce. By A Burgess.> [Bristol], Reprinted from the Bristol Mercury, 1835. 12mo, 65pp. 3. Reports of annual and other general meetings of the Chamber of Commerce, at Bristol, held from April 6, 1833, to February 1, 1836, inclusive. With an introduction and notes. Collected and arranged by 'A Burgess'.> Bristol, W.H. Somerton, 1836. 12mo, iv + 37pp. 4. Annual Meeting of the Bristol Chamber of Commerce.> [From the Bristol Mercury, January 31, 1835]. 12mo, drophead title, 23pp. 5. Annual Meeting of the Bristol Chamber of Commerce. >[From the Bristol Mercury, January 30, 1836]. 12mo, pp.39-55 + x pp. 6. Bristol Dock schedules, and reductions. By Philo-Bristol.> [Bristol], Reprinted, with notes, at the Bristol Mercury Office, from the edition of 1834, 1835. 12mo, iv + 56 + (1)pp. 7. Bristol Corporation. An analysis of the Report of the Commissioners of Corporate Enquiry, for the City and County of Bristol.> Bristol: W.H. Somerton, 1835. 12mo, 28pp. 8. Reply to so much of Mr. R. Vyvyan's speech, on the Municipal Corporations' Bill, as relates to the trade of Bristol. By 'A Burgess'.> Bristol, W.H. Somerton, 1835. 12mo, 16pp. 9. Municipal Corporation Reform Bill>. [Bristol, Mills and Son, printer, 1835?]. 12mo, drophead title, 40pp. 10. Report of the Central Committee of Parochial Deputies, agreed to at their final meeting, held Wednesday, 30th September, 1835; with the accompanying resolutions. >Bristol: W.H. Somerton, 1835. 12mo, 8pp. Gross 1169. 11. Corporation reform. Six addresses to the citizens of Bristol, on the reform of their municipal body. By A Rated Burgess.> Bristol: William H. Somerton, 1836. 12mo, 4 + 8 + (2) + 9pp. [the first two addresses only]. The first report of the Commissioners appointed to inquire into the Municipal Corporations in England and Wales was published in 1835. It included a detailed and highly critical examination of Local government in Bristol. The present collection of tracts all relate to the trade, docks and municipal government of the city. It seems that the 'City and Port of Bristol. Letters, Essays, Tracts and other Documents ' >(1863) is the general title for all the tracts listed above as #1 - 11, although each was published separately. All are rare. The Municipal Corporation Reform Act was passed on 9th September 1835.

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        [Panoramic view of Rio de Janiero].

      Very rare panorama of Rio de Janeiro, taken from the Morro does Castello, after the design of Felix Taunay: splendidly engraved by Steinmann, heightened with bright fresh colours. The panorama us considered one of the very best of Rio de Janeiro: 'Uno de los ejemplares más importantes del género en la iconografía de Rio de Janeiro' (Eliza Linhares Borges and Víctor Mínguez, La fabricación visual del mundo atlántico 1808-1940, 2010); "O melhor panorama gravado do Rio de Janeiro na primeira metade do seculo XIX, aquarelado a mao" (Brasiliana Itau, pp.80-81). Indeed it is one of the most reliable topographical and architectonical renderings of the Brazilian city. The panorama profits from the participation of three of the most significant artists and engravers who recorded Brazilian iconography in the early 19th century; it is taken out of the designs of Taunay and Ronmy, and engraved by Steinmann with the collaboration of Salathe. Ronmy's oil painting was one of the first panoramas to be displayed in a rotunda in Europe, causing a great sensation in Paris. Steinmann had introduced lithography to Brazil in 1825 and Salathé engraved the views for his Souvenirs de Rio de Janeiro before the former returned to Basel in 1834 to carry on publishing his works.

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        Administration (with the will annexed) of Joseph Barnes esqr. deceased[,] dated 9th November 1831[.] Extracted by Farquhar Sladen & Glennie - Proctors[,] Doctors Commons.[London], 9 November 1831. 134 x 79 cm (folded to 17 x 27 cm). Official transcript made in 1831 of a testament drawn up on 4 February 1822 and proved there on 30 May 1829, written in a very large upright engrossing hand. With the Doctor's Commons' probate form (20 x 20 cm) attached with the large embossed seal of the prerogative court of the Archbishop of Canterbury. The 3 sheets attached to each other by 4 vellum tackets through the folded-up foot, folded several times horizontally then vertically and with the title quoted above on the outside as folded.

      A primary source for slavery in Jamaica, five years before its legal abolition in 1834. Although the British parliament legally abolished the African slave trade in their territories in 1808, they did not legally abolish the ownership of slaves until 1834. The present last will and testament of the merchant Joseph Barnes (ca. 1765?-6 May 1829) of Kingston, Jamaica, made at nearby St. Jago de la Vega (now Spanish Town), then the capital of Jamaica, records his ownership of estates in St Catharine parish (surrounding St. Jago de la Vega). He traded extensively in cotton and was mayor of Kingston from 1823 to 1829.He left the largest estates with their slaves in the care of his brother Thomas: the Cumberland Pen estate of more than a thousand acres along with "all and every negro and other slaves thereunto belonging ..." and another smaller one, together nearly 500 slaves. He made provisions for the care of his wife Hannah and their daughter Charlotte Hannah Barnes (ca. 1800-1876) based on the income from these estates. The present official copy was made when the will was proved by a firm of "proctors" in Doctor's Commons, a society of lawyers in London.A small piece of the seal has broken off but still present, and the document shows slight wear at the folds and some dirt and spots, but is otherwise in very good condition.

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        Oeuvres de Voltaire. Avec Préfaces, Avertissements, Notes, Etc. 72 Volume Set

      Paris: Chez Lefèvre & Firmon Didot Frères. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Covers rubbed and edgeworn with scuffing to most spines. Volume 4 has no back strip. Vols 57 and 69 have loss to head of back strip. Foxing and browning within. 1834 - 1840. Reprint. Brown hardback half-leather cover with marbled boards. 210mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). [40000pp]. Comprises: Biographie; Theatre; La Henriade; La Pucelle; Poesies; Essais sur les Moeurs; Siecle de Louis XIV; Histoire du Parlement; Annals de l'Empire; Histoire de Charles XII; Histoire de Russie; Dictionaire Philosophique; Romans; Commentaires sur Corneille; Melanges; Correspondance; Table de Matieres A - K; Table de Matieres L - Z. French text throughout. This is a heavy set. Shipping supplement may apply for some overseas addresses. .

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