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        A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific, or, A Physical, Political, and Statistical Account of the World and Its Various Divisions. 6 Volume set

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

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        Tombleson's Thames.

      Tombleson; etc o.J. [1834], London; etc - Frontispiz, 1 Bl., 79 Stahlstich-Tafeln, iv, 84 Seiten Text, moderner HLdrbd. unter Verwendung marmorierter Deckel der Zeit, Rückentitel in Silberprägung, farbiger Blattschnitt, 26,5 cm. Englische Ausgabe. Mit der gestochenen Widmung für Henry Brougham. Die Unterschriften zu den 79 Ansichten der Themse meist in englischer, französischer und deutscher Sprache. Der Textteil in englischer Sprache. - Ohne das gedruckte Titelblatt (jedoch mit dem gestochenen Titel als Frontispiz) und ohne die Panoramakarte. - Die Einbanddeckel stärker berieben und bestoßen, durchgehend etwas fleckig oder randfleckig, der letzte Stahlstich mit randlichen Reparaturen, sonst und insgesamt ordentliches Exemplar von guter Substanz. --- English edition. With the engraved dedication for Lord Brougham. Captions to the 79 steel engravings in English, German and French. Text section in English only. - The panoramic view of the Thames and the printed title are missing. - Modern half leather binding with silver tooled title on the back, with marbled boeards of the 1830s. The boards with considerable wear. Throughout some foxing. The last steel engraving with repairs to the margins. All in all a decent copy. [Kempsford, Oxford, Nuneham Courteney, Wallingford, Park Place, Henley, Henly, Oxon, Fawley Court, Medmenham, Hurley, Great Marlow, Cookham, Hedsor, Cliefden, Maidenhead Bridge, Bray, Windsor Castle, Dorney Church, Eton College, Windsor Bridge, Datchet Bridge, Chertsea Bridge, Shepperton, Walton Bridge, Sunbury Locks, Hampton, Hampton Court Bridge, Teddington Locks, Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, Richmond, Kew Bridge, Hammersmith Bridge, Chelsea Hospital, Battersea, Vauxhall Bridge, Lambeth Palace, Westminster Bridge, Hungerford New Market, Adelphi Terrace, Waterloo Bridge, Somersetz House, Blackfriars Bridge, St. Paul, Southwark, London Bridge, London, Billingsgate, Custom House, Tower of London, Rotherhithe, Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, Erith, Greenhithe, Northfleet, Gravesend, Nore Lights, Teston Bridge, East Farleigh, Maidstone, Allington, Aylesford, Woldham, Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham] 1202 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Martial Achievements of Great Britain and her Allies from 1799-1815

      VG : in very good condition. Minor bumping and rubbing to cover. Marbled endpapers. Occasional light marks and foxing. Minor browning to page edges throughout. Uncut. Tightly bound. Endpapers slightly foxed First Edition Superb later brown tooled leather/gilt cover by Morrell 370mm x 300mm (15" x 12"). 52 hand coloured aquatint plates. Lionel Phillips bookplate. W. S. Adams bookplate.

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        The exposition of 1851; or, views of the industry, the science, and the government, of England.London: John Murray, 1851.

      First edition, rare, especially in the original publisher's cloth. Chapter 13, entitled 'Calculating engines,' contains a description of the current state of development of Babbage's Analytical Engine. Conceived by him in 1834, this machine was designed to evaluate any mathematical formula and to have even higher powers of analysis than his original Difference Engine of the 1820s. Only part of the machine as a trial piece was completed before Babbage's death in 1871. "The Analytical Engine was a quantum leap in logical conception and physical size, and its design ranks as one of the startling intellectual achievements of the century... The Analytical Engine features many essential principles found in the modern digital computer and its conception marks the transition from mechanized arithmetic to fully-fledged general purpose computation... It is on the Analytical Engine that Babbage's standing as 'the first computer pioneer' largely rests" (computerhistory.org).<br/><br/> The Great Exhibition of 1851 was the outstanding public event of the Victorian era. Housed in Joseph Paxton's glass and iron Crystal Palace, it presented a vast array of objects, technologies and works of art from around the world. The first industrial exhibition of international scope, contemporary commentators attributed much wider significance to it. Prince Albert, in particular, argued that the Great Exhibition would bring nations together in a spirit of friendly rivalry, following the social upheavals of the previous decade. <br/><br/> "Lyon Playfair, who played a leading role in organizing the exhibition, had originally suggested that Babbage be put in charge of the exhibition's Industrial Commission, but Playfair's suggestion was rejected by the British government, which was still at loggerheads with Babbage over funding for his calculating engines. Babbage was also refused permission to display the completed portion of his Difference Engine no. 1 at the exhibition, even though the exhibition's purpose was to display the latest advances in industry, and Babbage's machine, though built twenty years earlier, was arguably the finest product of precision mechanical engineering to date. <br/><br/> "Angered at these slights, Babbage published this vitriolic history of the exhibition, in which he skewered the insularity and snobbism of its organizers, put forth his own ideas about how the exhibition should have been run, and sounded off on the corrupt state of science in England..." (OOC). <br/><br/> "Charles Babbage (1791-1871), one of the most original thinkers of the nineteenth century, is best remembered as the pioneer of computing technology, but he also made significant contributions to mathematics, mechanical engineering, philosophy and political economy. This book, first published in 1851, is an example of his active and effective campaigning for the role of scientists and the place of science, technology and technical education in society. Ahead of his time, Babbage was critical of government and the scientific community for not valuing science and technology in education. The work develops these themes, using the Great Exhibition as a backdrop to highlight the political and cultural factors that can impede scientific and technological progress. Britain's industrial supremacy, he argued, disguised the need to develop technical education. As relevant and persuasive today as in 1851, Babbage's arguments emphasise the fundamental importance of technology to the advancement of society" (from the introduction to the Cambridge University Press reprint, 2012). <br/><br/> A second edition was published later in the same year. <br/><br/> <i>Origins of Cyberspace</i> 67. A. W. Van Sinderen, 'The printed papers of Charles Babbage,' <i>Annals of the History of Computing</i>, Vol. 2, 1980, pp. 169-850, no. 61. For a detailed account of the analytical engine, see A. G. Bromley, 'Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine 1838,' <i>Annals of the History of Computing</i>, Vol. 4, 1982, pp. 196-217).. 8vo (225 x 141 mm), pp. xvi, 231, [1], [4:adverts for other works by Babbage], 16 (publisher's general adverts), original green cloth stamped in gilt and blind, some light spotting to front fly leaf and half title as well as the last page of adverts and rear fly leaf, otherwise fine and clean throughout, engraved book plate to front pastedown and previous owner's signature to fly leaf. A very fine and completely unrepaired copy

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        LETTERA AUTOGRAFA FIRMATA + UN RITRATTO (INC. IN RAME DA AMBROISE TARDIEU).

      4 pp. (mm. 257x201), datata: Paris, 5 8bre, 1834, diretta a M. Hippolyte Roger - chef de la troizième division au ministère de l?instruction publique, hotel du ministère, rue de grenelle St. germain, à Paris (indirizzo riportato al verso della 4a pag.).= ?Monsieur / il se pourrait que Monsieur le Ministre de l?instruction publique auquel je dois déja tant de reconnaissance pour l?acquisition qu?il a daigné faire de cent exemplaires de mon dernier ouvrage, voulut bien, à ma prière, comprendre dans la distribution qu?il fera de ces exemplaires quelques savants ou littérateurs auxquels je me proposais d?en offrir sur le petit nombre d?exemplaires que je m?étais rservé en vendant le reste de l?édition à M. Bachelier, ce que je ne peux faire parcerqu?il ne m?en reste plus qu?un seul pour moi-meme. / Dans le cas ou M. le Ministre serait disposé a m?accorder encore cette faveur, je vous prie, Monsieur, de me permettre de vous adresser la petite note ci-jointe des noms et des adresses des personnes dont je viens de parler, et qui me paraissent d?ailleurs, par leur ouvrages scientifiques ou littéraires, pouvoir etre compris dans une distribution d?ouvrages acquis par le ministère. / Il n?y a dans le nombre que 4 étrangers, je crois qu?il suffirait que l?on adressat ces 4 exemplaires aux ambassadeurs.. à Paris pour qu?ils parvinssent à ceux qui sont adressés, vu le rang de ces personnes: Mr. de Humboldt à Berlin, Mr. Quételet à l?Observatoire de Bruxelles et M. de Candolle et Auguste de la Rive à Genève. / J?ai eu de telles relations avec ceux dont j?ai les noms dans cette note, que je ne peux guère me dispenser de leur procurer mon ourage. Mais j?éprouverais quelque peine a racheter de M. Bachelier des exemplaires plus de deux fois plus chers que je ne les lui ai vendus en masse.....? / Je vous prie d?agréer...Monsieur, votre très humble.. serviteur. Con picc. mancanze (non di testo) ma complessivam. un buon esemplare. L?opera della quale Ampère parla è ?Littérature et voyages?, Paris, 1834, in 2 voll. Quest?opera era già apparsa in articoli nella ?Revue des deux Mondes?.

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        Roman de la Violette, ou de Gerard de Nevers, En Vers, du XIIIe Siecle, Par Gibert de Montreuil; Publie, pour la premiere fois, d'apres deux manuscrits de la Bibliotheque Royale, par Francisque Michel

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

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        Manuel Pratique du Lithographe. Ouvrage qui a obtenu une m&eacute;daille de la Soci&eacute;t&eacute; d&apos;encouragement pour l&apos;industrie nationale, au Concoures de 1830, augmente de notes sur les nouveaux procedes avec les lois &amp; ordonnances qui regissent cette profession par M. Jules Desportes, Imprimeur Lithographe

      Paris: Chez l&apos;auteur. 1834. First edition, xxxii,230,[8]pp., [jump in pagination from 203-208 but complete], the text is entirely in lithographic script, 4 plates of lithographic utensils and materials, the fore-edge of the upper board has suffered from what appears to be a spill of acid (this was no doubt done by a practising lithographer), this has burnt through the board and effected the blank fore-edge of the first 25 leaves, it is a little unsightly but doesn&apos;t effect the text, cont. quarter calf, over patterned paper boards, rubbed. &quot;Jules Desportes was a lithographic printer of note who founded and managed the first lithographic trade journal, &apos;Le Lithographe, journal des artistes et des imprimeurs&apos; (Paris and Rotterdam, 1837-48)... he exercised an important influence on French lithography in the 1830s and 1840s, and his &apos;Manuel pratique du lithographe&apos; provides the best example I know of the work of a lithographic printer who used the process of lithography to produce his own book.&quot;&#8212;Twyman. Twyman, Early Lithographed Books. pp.263-64; Bigmore &amp; Wyman I, p.165.

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        EUSTACE CONWAY: or, The Brother and Sister. A Novel. In Three Volumes

      London:: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street.. 1834.. 12mo. 7-5/8" x 4-5/8". 1st edition (NCBEL III, 1392; Sadleir 1672). Not in Wolff. 3 volumes ([4], 300; [4], 311, [1 (blank)]; [2], 288 pp).. 19th C. maroon morocco-style half-leather binding (by Budden), with marbled paper boards. Elaborate gilt-decorated spines. Marbled paper eps. AEG.. Joints professionally strengthened. Bookplate. Townshend&#39;s. signature at base of t.p. in each volume. A VG+ set.. Author&#39;s first book, and apparently only published novel, issued anonymously. Maurice named the villian of his novel, "Captain Marryatt", which was, as Sadleir termed it, "an error of judgement which brought Maurice a challenge to a duel." Uncommon on the commercial market.

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        Memorials of Oxford

      Oxford and London: J.H. Parker, H. Slatter and W. Graham; Charles Tilt, 1834. Three volumes complete - Volume One - [8], 64, 32, 16, 16, 32, 16, 16, 16, 16, 16, 16pp; Volume Two (1835) - [6], 16, 32, 16, 32, 16, 16, 16, 16, 16, 16, 16, 16, 16, 16pp and Volume Three (1837) - [6], 16, 16, 16, 16, 16, 16, 16, 16, 16, 16, 32, 16, 16, 16, 16, 32pp; plates. Contemporary half morocco and marbled paper over boards, raised bands, spines in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, author / volume to fourth, remaining panels gilt, with central lozenge tool and volute corner pieces, original primrose endpapers, a.e.g. Slightly rubbed to corners and extremities, spines very slightly faded. Internally sporadic light foxing, occasionally heavier (mainly to volume two), but generally fairly bright and clean. Complete with a map/plan and one hundred plates. Large paper copy, Lowndes 1161. First Edition. Half Morocco and Boards. Good+. Illus. by Le Keux, John After Mackenzie, F.. 4to. Large Paper Copy.

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        A NARRATIVE OF THE WRECK OF THE SCHOONER NEW CONNECTICUT, ON LAKE ERIE, SEPT. 4th, 1833; TOGETHER WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE MIRACULOUS PRESERVATION OF MRS. MARY APPLEBEE, WHO WAS CONFINED IN THE CABIN FIVE DAYS! THE SCHOONER BEING FOR THE GREATER PART OF THE TIME, IMMERSED IN WATER!

      Buffalo: Printed by H.A. Salisbury, 1834.. 14pp. Gathered signatures, string-tied. Two closed two-inch tears in titlepage, bookplate on verso of titlepage. Dampstain throughout, some edgewear. Good. A very scarce narrative of a shipwreck on Lake Erie, told by a woman passenger. Mrs. Applebee was aboard the New Connecticut, sailing from Conneaut, Ohio, to Buffalo when the ship wrecked and went under. She was trapped in her cabin for several days while the ship was underwater, and recounts her ordeal with remarkable stoicism. "Her adventure is one of the most remarkable in the annals of the lakes" - Severance. Not in Sabin or Huntress. OCLC locates only three copies, at the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, the Buffalo History Museum, and Marietta College. SEVERANCE, BUFFALO IMPRINTS, p.570. AMERICAN IMPRINTS 22990. OCLC 33350835, 18318167.

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        An historical and descriptive account of Persia, form the earliest ages to the present time. With a detailed view of ist resources, government, population, natural history, and the chracter of ist inhabitants, paricularly of the wandering tribes; including a description of Afghanistan and Beloochistan. Illustrated by a map, and thirteen engravings by Jackson.

      Edinburgh, London, Oliver & Boyd, Simpkin & Marshall 1834. - 8°, 407 SS., dreiseitiger Goldschnitt, Second edition, Leinen der Zeit mit vergold. Rückentitel, Rückenvergoldung, vergold. Deckelbordüre, schönes Exemplar, Schulpreis-Aufkleber (Blairlodge Academy) auf Innendeckel, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh, 18348vo., Second Edition, with a folding map as frontispiece, woodcut vignette on half-title, and 12 wood-engraved illustrations (7 full-page) in the text, some very light offsetting from frontispiece to facing page; original red cloth, upper board elaborately framed in blind, gilt back, uncut, a remarkably bright, fresh, clean copy. With a fine nineteenth-century engraved armorial bookplate on front paste-down. Published in the same year as the first edition. VERY SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION.

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

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

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        Lectures des Mémoires de M. De Chateaubriand ou recueil d'articles publiés sur ces mémoires avec des fragments originaux.

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

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        The application of the Roman alphabet to all the Oriental languages; contained in a series of papers ... and published in various Calcutta periodicals in the year 1834

      [Serampore]: Serampore Press. 1834. "First edition, 8vo, pp. [2], 162; Bengali, Hindustani, Persian, Uriya, and Arabic types; removed from binding; text block fine.& & An important work. Because of Trevelyan&#39;s zealousness for the education of native Indians, ""in 1835, largely owing to his eagerness and persistence, government was led to decide in favour of the promulgatuion of English literature and science among the natives of India"" (DNB). Several editions were published, both in India and London up to 1865. "

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        DISCOVERIES IN ASIA MINOR; Including a Description of the Ruins of Ancient Cities and Especially Antioch of Pisidia

      Richard Bentley 1834. . 1st Ed. 2 vols. xxiii + 358pp. + vii + 439pp. Half title present in vol. 1. Folding map, 2 plans (one of Churches one of cities), 8 stone litho. plates by L. Haghe, textual ground plan. Some marginal browning, handsomely rebound in double blind rule edged half calf with marbled boards, dec. gilt devices with gilt lettered title labels to spines. Atabey 37; Blackmer 49; Weber I 216.& Francis Vyvyan Jago Arundell (1780-1846) antiquary and oriental traveller. ODNB &#145;.. became in 1822 chaplain to the British factory at Smyrna, where he remained for fourteen years ... he ventured in 1833 upon another tour of 1,000 miles through districts the greater part of which had hithero been undescribed by any European traveller, when he made an especial study of the ruins of Antioch in Pisidia and two volumes describing these discoveries were published in 1834 ...&#146; Additional postage may be necessary. US$1520

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

      chez Amable Costes éditeur, 1834 - Paris, chez Amable Costes éditeur, 1834-1836. 5 parties en 1 vol. grand in 8 de VIII-48-24-64-118-48-28-64pp., reliure en pleine basane vert bouteille à coins de l'époque, dos lisse orné de filets et de guirlandes formées de poinçons ronds et rectangulaires, frise dorée en queue de dos, coiffes très légèrement frottées, rousseurs éparses, de nombreuses planches illustrées en noir hors texte, deux belles grandes cartes dépliantes au centre et à la fin du volume, première page de faux-titre ornée d'une gravure représentant une vue de la mer, seconde page de faux-titre ornée d'une gravure représentant la vue d'un volcan, probablement le Vésuve, page de titre ornée d'une petite gravure représentant la louve avec Romus et Romulus, une petite déchirure et une déchirure à la marge latérale de la page de titre, une petite déchirure avec un petit manque de papier à la marge latérale de la seconde page de faux-titre, texte sur deux colonnes, bon et bel exemplaire. 800 &#128; Contributions de: [Jacques Marquet de Montbreton] de Norvins, Ch[arles] Nodier, Alex[andre] Dumas, Ch[arles] Didier, [Charles Athanase] Walckenaer, [Gabriel-Marie] Legouvé, Al[phonse] Royer, H[ector] Berlioz, R[oger] De Beauvoir, [Louis simon] Auger. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Volupte

      Eugene Renduel, Paris 1834 - Hardcover. Two Volumes. Three-quarter bound cloth and marbled paper boards. Boards and extremities rubbed and stained. Head and tail of spine creased. Corners bumped. Previous owner's paper label on paste-down endpaper with notes penciled in. Endpapers stained and discolored, foxing throughout. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memoirs of Spain during the reigns of Philip IV. and Charles II. from 1621 to 1700.

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

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        VOLUME 1 OF MY SKETCH BOOK

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

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

      London:: E. Henderson,, 1834-1837.. First English edition.. Hardcover. Very Good+. Vol I: [iv] (engd title, title), ii (advertisement), xlviii (memoir, Portrait, prefaces, corrigenda), 380; [ii], xviii, Mammalia (pl-63), Aves (pl-99); Vol II: [ii] (engd title), xxxvi (title, memoirs, 2 portraits, index), 412; [ii], xxii, Reptilia (pl-40), Pisces (pl-80); Vol III: [ii] (engd title), xxxvi (title, Latreille&#146;s preface, index), 472; [ii], xxiv, Mollusca (pl-44), Annelides (pl-10), Crustacea (pl-42), Arachnides (pl-29); Vol 4: [iv], (engd title, title), ii (memoir of Latreille, portrait), xliv (memoirs, 2 portraits, index), 544 (including a Catalogue of Authors and Abbreviations, followed by a general index to the work); [ii], xxxii, Insecta (pl-115), Zoophytes (pl-23). ** [&#145;(pl-)&#146; records the number printed on the final plate in each section: there are perhaps half as many again with interposed numberings - ie: total nearly 800 plates, with tissue guards, nearly all being hand-coloured.] ** Whereas the printed title pages are dated 1834 or 1836, the plates section of each volume is preceded by an engraved title page dated 1837, followed by a table of contents to the plates. Contents clean and bright, with minor spotting to title pages, almost none elsewhere. One page edge damaged, some plate edges pricked, and a depression mark to the back of one portrait. A very nice set with new cream endpapers in the contemporary binding of bottle-green pebble cloth, rebacked (except Vol IV), with the original labelled spines laid down. Large 8vo, 24x14.5cms, and taking up nearly a foot of shelf space. [EXTRA Heavy Item]

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        Vollständiges Handbuch für Juweliere, Gold-, Silber- und Schmuckarbeiter. Nach den besten und neuesten französischen, englischen und deutschen Schriften ... bearbeitet und herausgegeben

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

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        A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific, or, A Physical, Political, and Statistical Account of the World and Its Various Divisions. 6 Volume set

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

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        THE LAKES OF SCOTLAND

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

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        PRIMERA SECRETARIA DE ESTADO. DEPARTMENTO DEL INTERIOR. EL EXMO. SR. VICE-PRESIDENTE DE LOS ESTADOS-UNIDOS MEXICANOS SE HA SERVIDO DIRIGIRME EL DECRETO QUE SIGUE...[caption title]

      [Mexico. Feb. 4, 1834].. Broadsheet, 8 x 11 1/2 inches, integral blank leaf present. Dampstain in lower right corner, light fold lines. Clean. Very good. An important decree by vice president and temporary acting president of Mexico, Valentin Gomez Farias, for the relief of oppressed citizens and unemployed soldiers. This act reiterates the intentions of a similar April 6, 1830 decree which stated the government&#39;s wish to relieve suffering caused by the country&#39;s disorganized administration by helping citizens take up government lands in Coahuila and Texas. This February 1834 act was in turn reinforced by an April 11, 1834 act which clarified the administration of such new colonies as might appear. Quite rare. "Streeter locates only one copy besides his own. A highly interesting decree...Here we learn that preference will be shown to soldiers and politicians thrown out of work by the termination of the revolution" - Eberstadt. STREETER TEXAS 812. ARRILAGA 1834, p.47. EBERSTADT 162:330.

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        Atlas de l'Histoire des institutions militaires des Français.

      À Paris, J. Corréard, 1834, - fort gr. in-8, [1] pp. de titre gravé, 200 pl. dont 6 double dépl., IX-20 pp. de table et d'index, demi-basane caramel, dos à nerfs, couv. cons. (reliure moderne). Rousseurs éparses.Atlas seul, attaché à l'Histoire des institutions militaires, composé essentiellement d'uniformes et costumes militaires à travers les différentes périodes de l'Histoire de France, depuis les Gaulois jusqu'en 1825. Pagination conforme à Colas. Colas, 2740.

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        Memorials of Oxford

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

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        KO^CHO^ GAFU

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        Falcon

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

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        Norges Dæmring. Et polemisk Digt af (...).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        Drawing room scrap - book. 1834. (Inde).

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

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Barber&#39;s Picturesque Illustrations of the Isle of Wight Comprising Views of every object of interest on the Island Engraved from Original Drawings Accompanied by Historical and Topographical Descriptions [Signed by Swinburne and by Maxwell Gray / Mary Gleed Tuttiett]

      London: Simpkin and Marshall, [1834]. First edition. William Henry Bartlett, Henry Winkles, Samuel Fisher, Edward Radclyffe, William Wallis, George Jones, James Tingle, William Westwood. [1834], 1834. A Very Good copy of the scarce first edition, first printing, rebound in three-quarter green leather with the spine decorated, lined, and lettered in gilt (edge wear to boards -- including some rubbing through at the edges, rubbing to the surface of the marbled boards, splash stain to the title page&#39;s lower left corner which also touches the adjoining fold-out map&#39;s margin -- not affecting the illustration or the lettering), with 40 steel engravings by William Henry Bartlett, Henry Winkles, Samuel Fisher, Edward Radclyffe, William Wallis, George Jones, James Tingle, and William Westwood. [A few of the delicate tissue guards are lacking, a few have some wrinkling, chip, or tear, and a few are loose but present.] This copy has been SIGNED BY ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE AND BY MARY GLEED TUTTIETT on the front free endpaper, the Isle of Wight&#39;s two most famous residents. [The book&#39;s pastedown has been signed &#147;N [?] Aitchison 1834&#148;, who we presume to have been the first owner of this rare copy, the Aitchisons being an old Isle of Wight family. Aitchison&#39;s having dated the book, of course, confirms this copy as being a true copy of the first edition] Mary Gleed Tuttiett wrote under the pseudonym "Maxwell Gray" and achieved great fame with her 1886 novel "The Silence of Dean Maitland". Set in a fictionalized Isle of Wight, the tale centers around a young clergyman who kills the father of a young woman that he, the clergyman, has made pregnant and who then allows his best friend to be wrongly convicted for the crime. The novel provided the basis for a stage play and for three films. One of England&#39;s great Poets, Algernon Charles Swinburne was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in every year from 1903 to 1907 and again in 1909, never winning the Prize. Other famous Isle of Wight residents have included Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, Charles I of England [as a Prisoner], Charles Dickens [who rented a summer house there], survival expert Bear Grylls, Robert Hooke, Jeremy Irons, David Niven, Henry Sewell - New Zealand&#39;s first Prime Minister or Premier, and many others. A Rare copy of the first edition, with a date confirming this copy as such, SIGNED BY TWO OF THE ISLE&#39;S MOST FAMOUS PERSONAGES, ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE AND MAXWELL GRAY [MARY GLEED TUTTIETT]. RARE INDEED.

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

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

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

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

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        An Account of the Conflagration of the Ursuline Convent. At the Request of Several Gentlemen, the Author Was Induced to Publish the Following Statement of Facts, in Relation to the Ursuline Convent, Which Was Destroyed By Fire, Night of August 11, 1834

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

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        Dai Nihon Yochi Benran

      Tenpo 5. 1834.. TWO VOLUMES, 76 double page color woodblock maps (41+35), 10 1/8 x 7 inches (26 x 18 cm), Japanese accordion style binding with decorative embossed paper covers. There is worming to many, but not all, of the pages, occasional light soiling to margins, covers quite worn. This beautiful woodblock atlas begins with a map of Japan, which is followed by maps of the individual provinces, and finally a map of the world. This map emphasises the effects on geographic knowledge of Japan&#39;s closure to outside influence, featuring California as an island, and a mapping of Australia (marked "megaranika" presumably relating to the color of the inhabitants and joined to New Guinea to the north and to Antarctica at the south) which was profoundly out of date. New Zealand does not appear on the map. .

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

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

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

      W. Baxter.. Second Edition.. 1834-1937.. 3 VOLUMES. Engravings with original handcolor, a total of 240 plates with accompanying text sheets, 9 x 5 1/2 inches, cloth covered boards with gilt lettered spine (hardbound). Light wear to cover extremities, owner inscription to front fly-leaf of Vol. I & II, a couple of notations in pencil, light scattered foxing and some light offsetting. Fly leaves of first and second volumes are toned; there are two or three plates with overall toning. A very attractive set, with exquisite plates. Attractive handcolored engravings by W. Baxter, including poppies, orchids, Lady&#39;s Slipper, lavender, peonies, etc. Each volume includes a Systematical Index and an English Index. .

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

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

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