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        On a general Method in Dynamics; by which the Study of the Motions of all free Systems of attracting or repelling Points is reduced to the Search and Differentiation of one central Relation, or characteristic Function" WITH "Second Essay on a general Method in Dynamics" Parts I and II Extracted from the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1834 and 1835

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

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        The Tourist's Pocket Map of the State of Ohio Exhibiting its Internal Improvements, Roads, Distances, &c

      Samuel Augustus Mitchell, Philadelphia 1834 - Hand-colored engraved folding map, 15 3/4 x 13 1/4 inches. Folding to 5 x 3 inches into original green gilt-decorated roan binding. Provenance: William Fitch (contemporary ownership signatures on verso of map). Mounted on the inside front cover of the binding is the 1830 Census data for the state, recording the total population of the state at 937,903. At bottom of the map are Profiles of the Ohio and Erie Canal, and the Miami Canal. 73 counties are delineated, the most populated then being Hamilton, Columbiana, and Muskingum. Light rubbing to binding, a few short separations along folds, light wear at sheet edges [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Italy

      London - Richard Bentley 1834 - The first edition of this nineteenth-century travel work. Complete in two volumes. This travel work is of William Beckford's journey through Italy, with somesketches of Spain and Portugal. Told through a collection of letters from his notebooks and diariesdescribing theplaces he travelled to, this work was extremely popular. It was notedforits wonderfuldescriptive nature of the scenes and manners. William Thomas Beckford(1760-1844) was an English novelist, travel writer and politician. At one stage in his life he was reputed as te richest commonor in England. His is firstly noted for his gothic novel Vathek. Condition: In quarter calf bindings with paper covered boards. Externally, excellent with very minor shelfwear to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are slightly age toned to edges with the odd spot to the first and last few pages. Overall: NEAR FINE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fragments d'un memoire sur le temps durant lequel lesjeunes animaux peuvent être, sans danger, privés de la respiration, soit à l'époque de l'accouchement, lorsqu'ils n'ont point encore respiré, soit à différents âges après leur naissance.

      Paris 1834 - In-4° relié demi-chagrin grenat de l'époque, 160 pages. Julien Jean César Legallois (1770-1814), né à Cherneix (Bretagne), orphelin à l'âge de 13 ans, commença ses études à Caen, puis obtint une place d'élève salarié à l'école de médecine de Paris. Il suivit les leçons de Corvisart et de Desault. Il fut nommé médecin de Bicêtre. Il fut l'un des premiers physiologistes à utiliser la méthode expérimentale et eut une influence considérable sur le développement de la physiologie expérimentale. cf. Garrison & Morton, 1118 et 928 (éditions originales de la thèse et du principal ouvrage de l'auteur) ; Bedford, 252 (Expériences sur le principe de la vie, 1812) ; Clarke & Jacyna, Nineteenth-century origins of neuroscientific concepts, pp. 107-109, 245-247, 336-337 - - - - Legallois war der Sohn des bretonischen Bauern César Le Gallois (ca. 1743-1784) und seiner Frau Julienne Anne Thérèse Bouassier (1739-1771).[1] Die junge Mutter starb früh, dennoch ermöglichte ihm sein Vater eine gute Ausbildung. Als auch der Vater starb, war Legallois dreizehn Jahre alt und Student am Collège de Dol. Durch ein bescheidenes Erbe konnte er seine Ausbildung weiterführen. Seine Interessen waren durchaus vielseitig, so gewann er den ersten Preis in der Rhetorik am Collège de Dol. Nach dem Volksaufstand vom 2. Juni 1793, la Grande Terreur war er Anhänger der Fédéralistes. Diese Sympathien bedrohten zeitweise sein Leben. Legallois begann sein Medizinstudium in Caen und setzte es in Paris fort. Seine Karriere wurde jedoch mehr als einmal durch Krankheit unterbrochen. Seinen Abschluss in der Medizin erlangte er 1801 an der École de Médecine de Paris. Während der Vorbereitung zu seiner Dissertation, erkannte er die Bedeutung der experimentellen Forschung. Aus diesem Grunde widmete er sich später mit großem Elan der physiologischen Forschung. Das Thema seiner Dissertation lautete Le sang est-il identique dans tous les vaisseaux qu'il parcourt?, vorgelegt an der École de Médecine de Paris. - - - - - - First Edition. For Legallois, see D.S.B. 8: 132-35, where this work is mentioned but not discussed. The contents are: Fragment d'un mémoire sur le temps durant lequel les jeunes animaux peuvent être, sans danger, privés de la respiration, soit à l'époque de l'accouchement, lorsqu'ils n'ont point encore respire, soit à différents âges après leur naissance. Note préliminaire (pp. 1-3). Observation d'un hydrothorax dans un foetus a terme, suivie de réflexions sur le temps qu'un enfant nouveau-né peut vivre sans respirer (pp. 5-8). Notice des expériences faites par différents auteurs, relatives au temps durant lequel les foetus des animaux qui ne communiquent plus avec leur mère peuvent vivre sans respirer (pp. 9-20). Première partie. Expériences sur les lapins. Article premier. Expériences sur les lapines pleines a terme (pp. 21-127). Mémoire sur le temps que les jeunes animaux peuvent être, sans danger, privés de la respiration, soit à l'époque de l'accouchement, lorsqu'ils n'ont point encore respire, soit à différents âges après leur naissance. Suite de la première partie. Expériences sur les lapins. Deuxième section (pp. 128-37). Fragment du deuxième article sur les lesions de la moelle épinière auprès et au-dessous de l'occiput (pp. 138-60). OCLC locates 5 copies: National Library of medicine (NLM) in US; McGill in Canada; Oxford in the UK; and 2 copies in France. OCLC also lists an 1835 imprint--Paris: Libraire des Sciences Médicales de Just Rouvier et E. Le Bouvier--with a slightly different different title: Expériences physiologiques sur les animaux: tendant a faire connaitre le temps durant lequel ils peuvent être sans danger privés de la respiration, soit a l'époque de l'accouchement, lorsqui'ils n'ont point encore respireé, soit a différens ages après leur naissance. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Levkosia, die Hauptstadt von Cypern.

      4. Mit 12 Holzstichtafeln auf aufgewalztem China u. 3 Textholzstichen. 5 Bll., 89 S., Illustr.-OLwd. Erstausgabe dieser illustrierten Monographie mit detaillierten baulichen Beschreibungen. - Mit einer eigenh. Widmung des Verfassers an Rafael Prieto (wohl der spanische Politiker Rafael Prieto y Caules 1834-1913) am Vorsatzblatt. - Einband (bes. Ecken u. Kapitale) etw. berieben u. bestoßen. Titel u. ein Textblatt m. kl. Prägestempel. Leicht gebräunt u. nur vereinzelt schwach fleckig. - Blackmer 1039 Anm. Navari 1039.

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        Copy of a Letter of introduction to W. Grant, requesting Grant's assistance and direction for his son, John Plunkett (1793-1871), 3rd Baron, "to the steps to be taken toward his examination at the India Board."

      [London], 12 Dorset Square 1834 - 3pp., in secretarial hand, on single folded sheet. Retained copy. 1 vols. 4to. The Lord High Chancellor of Ireland Pulls Strings. The powerful and influential Plunket, 1st Baron, served as Lord High Chancellor of Ireland from 1830-1841. His son, John Plunket QC (1793-1871), afterwards third Baron Plunket, was the father of William Conyngham, 4th Baron Plunket, Chuirch of Ireland archbishop of Dublin. 3pp., in secretarial hand, on single folded sheet. Retained copy. 1 vols. 4to

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        MAP OF THE County OF NORTHAMPTON, from an Actual Survey made in the years 1825 & 1826

      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 62 cm. (28½ x 24½ inches) Good condition, 3 inch tear on right side, red ink on title has bled. Large decorative map of Northamptonshire with vignette of Peterborough Cathedral 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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        Ueber die Bestimmung der Richtung der durch elektrodynamische Vertheilung erregten galvanischen Ströme" in Annalen der Physik und Chemie, s. 2, Bd. 31, 1834

      Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1834 BOUND FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST APPEARANCE & FORMULATION OF LENZ'S 1833 LAW, stating that "The direction of current induced in a conductor by a changing magnetic field due to Faraday's law of induction will be such that it will create a field that opposes the change that produced it" (Lenz). Obeying both Newton's third law of motion and the conservation of energy, Lenz's law explains the physical meaning of the negative sign in Faraday's law. It was "the first explanation of the choice of sign in Faraday's law of induction and served as the basis for Helmholtz's proof of the law of conservation of energy for electromagnetic phenomena" (History of Physics: The Wenner Collection). At the beginning of the nineteenth century scientists were beginning to understand electricity and magnetism, but did not understand the relationships between the two. In this paper, Russian physicist Heinrich Friedrich Emil Lenz (1804-1865) took one of the first steps in filling in that gap by formulating Lenz's Law. Lenz was puzzled by the effects of magnets when they were pushed into coils of wire as they produced an electric current. Repeating the work of James Faraday, he observed that when a electrical current is generated by a changing magnetic field, the magnetic field generated by that electrical current opposes the magnetic field that generated the current. Lenz's study "explains why the direction of the induced electromotive force (EMF) and induced current resulting from electromagnetic induction is the opposite direction to the change in flux (i.e., opposes the change in flux)" (ibid). His law is a manifestation of the conservation of energy. The induced EMF produces a current that opposes the change in flux, because a change in flux means a change in energy. Energy can enter or leave, but not instantaneously. Lenz' law is a consequence. This result is due to the law of conservation of energy. Lenz's results were copiously documented so that they could be easily repeated and his quantitative results were more thorough than the qualitative work that had been done previous to him. CONDITION & DETAILS: Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth. Complete bound volume. 8vo.[x], 678 pages, [2]. Four fold-out plates. Blind perforated library stamp on the title page; no spine or other markings. Tightly and solidly bound in brown cloth, slightly scuffed at the edges. Clean and bright throughout. Very good condition.

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        Polynesian Researches During a Residence of Nearly Eight Years in the Society and Sandwich Islands. 4-vol. set (Complete)

      Fisher, Son, & Jackson, London 1834 - 12mo. XVI, 414, 438, 407, 471pp. 3/4 crushed morocco over decorative cloth. Frontispiece portrait of Pomare. Engraved half-title page in each volume. Fascinating narrative of the author's journey in Polynesia where he spent a number of years, endeavoring to promote the knowledge of Christianity among the natives. While engaged in this pursuit, Ellis regarded it as perfectly consistent with his office, and compatible with its duties, to collect information on various subjects relative to the country and its inhabitants. Although circumscribed in geographical extent, and comparatively insignificant in amount of population, the Society and Sandwich Islands have been regarded with unusual interest ever since their discovery. The descriptions given to the public, of the loveliness of their general appearance and the peculiar character and engaging manners of their inhabitants, have excited a strong desire to obtain additional information relative to the varied natural phenomena of the Islands themselves, the early history; the moral, intellectual, and physical character of the people, and the nature of their ancient institutions. This study is profusely illustrated with 1 folding chart, 2 folding maps, and numerous wood and steel engravings. Some age-wear on binding with spines and joints heavily rubbed, with abrasion on morocco. Closed tears on joints, but boards holding firmly. Previous owners' bookplates on inside of front boards, free front endpapers and rear endpapers. The folding chart is a facsimile of the original one, which was missing in this work. Minor and sporadic foxing throughout. Bindings in overall fair, interior in good+ to very good condition. Second edition completely revised and greatly expanded [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "Mrs Joseph Porter, 'OVER The WAY'" [as published in] The SELECT CIRCULATING LIBRARY. Containing the Best Popular Literature, Including Memoirs, Biography, Novels, Tales, Travels, Voyages, &c. Part II. 1834.

      Philadelphia: Printed and Published by Adam Waldie, 1834. 416 pp. Text triple column. Dickens' work, pp. 136 - 138. 4to. 11-3/8" x 9-1/8" Usual foxing. A few proud gatherings. Professionally repaired tear on title leaf. Withal, a VG copy.

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        Rovereto, Sep. 21 1834 JDH.

      Tilt Charles, London, 1834. Litografia di dimensioni di 28x40,8 cm. Buono, ordinari segni d'uso e del tempo. Lievi bruniture e gore d'acqua che non interessano la parte stampata. Bella veduta di Rovereto e del suo torrione Marino ad opera del paesaggista inglese James Duffield Harding, con la roggia in primo piano. Nell'angolo inferiore sinistro leggiamo le iniziali dell'autore, il luogo e la data di esecuzione del disegno da cui deriva la litografia, il tutto come riportato nel titolo. Sta in "Harding's sketches at home and abroad. Tilt, London. 1836". Scheda bibliografica tratta da "Il Trentino-Alto Adige: immagini dal passato" di Brunamaria Dal Lago Veneri e Arnaldo Loner, scheda n. 104 pagg. 242 e 243.

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        Eugénie Grandet

      Paris, Madame Charles-Béchet 1834 - In-8 (20 x 13 cm), 384 pp. + 1 feuillet non numéroté (la page 12 est numérotée 20 par erreur, pages 32 à 49 présentes mais mal mises en ordre). Edition originale d'Eugénie Grandet, sans faux-titre, exemplaire du premier tirage (à la table, page 109 au lieu de 189). Ceci est le premier volume des Scènes de la Vie de Province, reliure moderne demi-chagrin havane, dos à 4 nerfs orné d'un fleuron (relié par F. Ferrière, Orléans, avec son étiquette). (Rousseurs, comme très souvent). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Allgemeines Choralmelodienbuch ; zunächst zu den verschiedenen gebräuchlichen Kirchen- und Schul-Gesangbüchern der evangelischen Gemeinden des Königreichs Hannover, (enthaltend 258 Melodien) nebst den im Ritus gebräuchlichen Intonationen, Responsionen etc. für Singechöre und für die Orgel oder das Pianoforte vierstimmig ausgesetzt und mit bezifferten Baß auf zwei Systeme zusammengestellt .Op. 28. [Partitur].

      Hannover, in der Helwingschen Hof-Buchhandlung, [1834] - Quer-Gr.-8°. XX, 196 S., 1 Bl. Druckfehler. Marmor. Pp. der Zeit. (Einband beschabt und bestossen, Rücken m. Einriss., stellenw. etwas stock- und braunfleckig).----Selten! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        London - Thomas Sulman, c. 1870.

      ?London from the South side of the Thames?, groot formaat houtgravure vervaardigd door Robert Loudan Sr., naar een tekening van Thomas Sulman. Uitgegeven als supplement bij de Illustrated London News. Later met de hand gekleurd. Afm.: 42,5 x 131 cm.Zeer gedetailleerd panorama van Londen gezien vanuit een ballon. We zien de stad vanaf een punt boven Kensington, het toont de Theems vanaf de Houses of Parliament tot aan St Katherine?s Dock in het jaar voordat de Thames Embankment bill werd aangenomen, het wetsvoorstel dat heeft geleid tot de bouw van de Victoria en Albert Embankments. Aan de noordkant van de Theems zien we onder andere Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park Corner, de klokkentoren van de Big Ben, Trafalgar Square, St Paul?s Cathedral, Monument en de Tower of London, met in de verte Regent?s Park, Hampstead en Highgate. Aan de zuidkant van de Theems staan Lambeth Palace, Bethlem Royal Hospital (tegenwoordig het Imperial War Museum), Waterloo Station, St George's Circus en Elephant and Castle.Thomas Sulman (ca. 1834-1900) was een specialist in het vervaardigen van stadsgezichten in vogelvlucht perspectief met behulp van ballonnen, waaronder Londen, Oxford, Glasgow en New York. Hij werkte voor de Illustrated London News. Sulman studeerde aan het Londense Working Men?s College tussen 1854-1858, waar hij een leerling was van, en later een graveur voor, Dante Gabriel Rossetti.Prijs: ?2.650,- (incl. lijst).

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        The Natural History of the Order Cetacea, and the Oceanic Inhabitants of the Artic Regions

      Published by the Author, London 1834 - 8vo, period yellow cloth and gray boards, morocco lettering piece, illustrated, xvi, 331pp. 8vo, period yellow cloth and gray boards, morocco lettering piece, illustrated, xvi, 331pp. Covers fairly soiled, top hinge somewhat weak, spine stained, edges of boards rubbed, one word engraved plate with upper corner tip torn away (not affecting image); light foxing to frontispiece and title page, plates placed in front rather than in suggested order, some pages a little loose; otherwise about very good. Including the frontispiece there are 24 plates, 18 lithographs. Several of the plates feature illustrations of whales, including the Beluga, Blue, and Killer Whale. In addition to classifying the cetacean order, Dewhurst also includes observations on the whaling industry. A list of subscribers is included on pages iii-ix. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        El Eco del Túria. Poesías a la Aclamación Augusta de Doña Isabel Segunda Reina de Las Españas

      Imprenta de Don Ildefonso Mompié de Montagudo, Valencia 1834 - Plena piel de época en buen estado con ruedas doradas, formato 4º. 6 h. 134 páginas, 2 retratos, uno de Isabel II y otro de su madre. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vom Kriege. Hinterlassenes Werk. 3 Bände. (= Hinterlassene Werke des Generals Carl von Clausewitz über Krieg und Kriegführung, Bde. 1-3).

      Berlin, Ferdinand Dümmler, 1832-1834. - Erstausgabe. - „Dieses Werk mit seinen tausend Seiten nimmt unter den militärischen Schriften aller Zeiten und Völker einen einzigartigen Platz ein. Obwohl in ihm die Erkenntnisse aus den Kriegen Napoleons und denen der Französischen Revolution verwertet wurden, ist es doch weniger ein Handbuch für Strategie und Taktik als eine umfassende Untersuchung über die Grundprinzipien des Krieges. Der Krieg, so behauptete Clausewitz, müsse immer als politisches Instrument betrachtet werden; denn, so lautet sein berühmtester Aphorismus: ‚Krieg ist die fortgesetzte Staatspolitik mit anderen Mitteln‘. Er weist die Ansicht vom schädlichen Einfluß der Politik auf die Kriegsführung zurück, da Vor- oder Nachteile des Einflusses ganz bei der Politik lägen. Ist die Politik gut, so kann sie sich auf die Kriegsführung nur vorteilhaft auswirken: die Siege der Französischen Revolution über zwanzig Jahre hinweg ergaben sich hauptsächlich aus der fehlerhaften Politik der gegnerischen Regierungen. Seine Grundkonzeption, daß militärische Entscheidungen politischen Erwägungen immer untergeordnet sein müssen, unterstützt er durch seine nachdrückliche Betonung von Moral und Selbstzucht als den entscheidenden Faktoren im Kriege [.] Nachdem er als Generalstabschef von Gneisenau wie dieser im polnischen Feldzug an der Cholera gestorben war, wurde das Buch von seiner Frau als Kernstück seiner ‚Hinterlassenen Werke über Krieg und Kriegführung’ [.] veröffentlicht. Es fand sofort Anerkennung als eine der tiefsten Ausführungen über die Philosophie des Krieges - ein Rang, der ihm nie streitig gemacht wurde" (Carter/Muir S. 544f.). - Einbände leicht berieben bzw. bestoßen. Vorsatzbll. m. Besitzvermerk. Titelbll. m. Namensstempel. Vereinzelt Anstreichungen bzw. schwach wasserrandig. Gering gebräunt u. stockfleckig. - Carter/Muir, Bücher die die Welt verändern 297; Borst 1651; Kosch II, 667. ge Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 8°. XXVIII, 371 (1); VI, 456 S., 1 Bl.; VIII, 386 S., HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. m. etw. Rückenverg., goldgepr. Rückentiteln u. dreiseitig gespränkeltem Farbschnitt. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Autograph letter signed ("A. de Custine"). Paris, 6. III. 1834.

      1834. 8vo. 1 page. To the editor and bookseller Eugène Renduel (1798-1874) about his book "Le monde comme il est".

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        Life and Poems of the Rev. George Crabbe: With His Letters and Journals, and his Life. By His Son. In Eight Volumes

      John Murray, London 1834 - 8 vols.: xi, 322, [2]; viii, 335; viii, 311; viii, 317, [3]; viii, 297, [4]; viii, 295; viii, 298, [6]; viii, 317 p. 18 cm. Frontispiece engraving and title page vignette in each volume. Brown cloth hardcovers. Remains of label on spine of vol. VII. Mark across boards and spine of vol. III. Some light soiling to cloth, softened spine ends, small dents and bumped corners. Bookplates for Grosvenor Woods on front pastedowns. A little foxing to first pages in each volume. Former owner's signature across from half titles. Includes The Village, The Borough, Tales, etc. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed; "Ernst Haeckel," to "Lieber Herr Doktor," April 17, 1893

      Jena. -. Folded for mailing; small remnant of a stamp or sticker; edges a bit uncrisp.. One page on a single leaf, seemingly torn from a bifolium, approx. 5-1/2 X 8-1/2 in. Haeckel writes an unnamed colleague having just returned from two months in Sicily to acknowledge a letter he found waiting. Ernst Haeckel (1834-1919) was a renowned naturalist and professor of comparative anatomy who was responsible for identifying many species and who strove to bring Darwin's theories to a popular audience. At the end of his life, he is credited as being the first to coin the term "First World War."

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        Ordenanzas, Resoluciones y Acuerdos de la Diputacion Provincial...

      , 1834. 1834. Rare Collection of Municipal Legislation for Caracas, Venezuela [Venezuela]. [Caracas]. Ordenanzas, Resoluciones y Acuerdos de la Diputacion Provincial de Caracas, Que se Hallan Vigentes el Dia 10 de Diciembre de 1834. Impreso por Acuerda Especial de la Diputacion. Caracas: Imprenta de A. Damiron, 1834. 179 pp. Octavo (8" x 5"). Contemporary sheep treated to resemble tree calf, gilt ornaments and lettering piece to spine. Some rubbing to extremities, a few scuffs to boards, chip to head of spine, partial crack to text block between front endleaf and title page, worm hole through text block with minor loss to text and no loss to legibility, worming to rear endleaves and pastedown, moderate toning and occasional light foxing to text. Early owner signature to front endleaf, interior otherwise clean. Ex-library. Location label to spine, stamps and annotations to verso of title page. A solid copy of a rare title. * Only edition. With index. A collection of municipal legislation from 1831 to 1834. This volume is interesting for its insights into the city's early post-colonial development. It was intended to be the first volume of a serial publication, but other volumes appeared sporadically. They were published in 1837, 1846, 1850 and 1853-1856. OCLC locates 4 copies of the 1853 volume in North America (at the NY Public Library, University of Chicago, UNC-Chapel Hill and UT-Austin).

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        History of the war between the United States and the Sac and Fox nations of Indians, and parts of other disaffected tribes.

      printed by Calvin Goudy, Jacksonville, Ill 1834 - First edition, 8vo, pp. x, 142; text foxed and stained; original brown muslin, paper label on spine; very good and sound; the whole in a half red morocco slipcase. Early American bookplate of Henry W. Eastman and his ownership signature on the flyleaf and title page in pencil. Streeter III, 1449: "Wakefield's work is not only of great importance as a source on the Blackhawk War and other Indian troubles, but it also contains the original narrative of the Indian captivity of the Hall girls, in the words of Sibley, the elder sister." Howes W19; Byrd 213. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Éléments de Cristallographie traduit de l'Allemand par M. Victor Regnault.

      Paris, Hachette & Firmin Didot Frères, 1834, 1 vol. de texte et un atlas in 8°, de 2ff. 270pp. 1f., ill. de 10 doubles planches lithographiées h.t. décrivant 120 structures cristallines et 12pp. d'explications, rel. en 1 vol. pl. basane aubergine romantique, dos lisse orné, plats frappés d'un large motif à froid, qq. très rares rousseurs sinon bon exemplaire. Première édition française rare, parue un an après l'édition allemande, de cet ouvrage important. Rose (1798-1873) travailla plusieurs années dans le laboratoire de Berzélius à Stockholm. Il devint professeur de minéralogie et directeur du Musée de minéralogie de Berlin. Il est l'auteur d'importants travaux sur la cristallographie. ¶ D.S.B XI, p. 539 "book which... represented the latest advances of the science at the time."

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        50 [Fünfzig] Bilder aus der Jugendwelt.

      Zürich, Brodtmann, um 1834 - 2°, Titelblatt der 1. Lieferung beigebunden, 45 von 50 lithogr. Tafeln, meist breitformat., Privat-HLwd.um ca. 1900, Deckel berieben., Tafeln etwas fingerfleckig, min. stockfleckig. Die Vorlagen vor allem von J. Sebert, ferner Caspar. Schinz, J. Schweicker und u. Sal. Mayer. Von J. Brodtmann lithographiert.Vgl. Brun I, 208, Lonchamp 457 u. Thieme-Becker V, 43. Nicht im GV, bei Lipperheide, Schug, Weilenmann u. in den bekannten Kinderb.-Bibliographien. Seltene Folge des in 10 Lieferungen erschienenen Werkes mit den reizvollen Biedermeier-Darstellungen aus dem Kinderleben. Möglicherweise konnte man bei Brodtmann unter obigem allgem. "Jugendwelt"-Titel seine bewährten lithogr. Serien erweitert und bunt gewürfelt neu erwerben. Die Tafeln zeigen reizende Kinderspiel- und Familienszenen, die sich meist in größeren Gruppen und vor reicher Staffage abspielen, darunter Landschaften in verschiedenen Jahreszeiten. Kinder u. Erwachsene tragen schweizer Trachten der Zeit.Zu sehen sind folgende Spiele: Rössleinspiel, Peitschenkreisel, militärische Exerzieren, Murmelen, Schlitteln, Schneeballschlacht, Mädchen-Huckepack, Seilttanz eines Aeffchens, Aeffchen als Strassenwischer, Ringelrein, Seilziehen, Militärisches Aufgebot, Schaukeln, Reigentanz, Blinde Kuh. Weitere Szenen: Zwei Schulszenen; Söldner zu Besuch; Puppenspieler, Spieldosenspieler; Grossmutter liesst vor; Buben ärgern einen Schafsbock; Kinder verkleiden einen Hund. Neun Abb. zeigen Mutter mit Kindern. Einige zeigen häusliche Szenen mit Katzen.- Joseph Brodtmann (1787 in Überlingen am Bodensee; ? 1862 in Basel), Schweizer Zeichner, Grafiker, Lithograf, Publizist und Buchhändler. Er besass die deutsche und schweizerische Staatsbürgerschaft. Brodtmann zog 1817 von Lindau nach Zürich, wo er 1820 eine Steindruckerei und Verlagsbuchhandlung eröffnete. Er verkaufte diesen Betrieb 1830 an Johann Jakob Honegger und eröffnete in Schaffhausen eine lithografische Anstalt mit Buch- und Kunsthandlung, die ab 1838 als Verlag der Brodtmann'schen Buchhandlung firmierte. Von 1840 an verlegte er das Tagblatt für den Kanton Schaffhausen. 1840 verkaufte er das Unternehmen und arbeitete als Illustrator von Kunst- und Jugendbücher sowie naturhistorische Werke für verschiedene Verlage. 1600 gr. Schlagworte: KinderliteraturNeueingänge - Kinder- u. Jugendbücher [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Atlas Zum Handgebrauche für die Gesammte Erdbeschreibung. In 116 (recte 115) Karten. Gezeichnet vom Hauptmann Radefeld und Prem. Lieut. Renner. (Hildburghausen), Bibliographisches Institut (1834-1841). Quer 8°. Mit gest. Titel und 115 (meist grenzkolor.) Stahlstich-Karten, 1 Bl. (Kartenverzeichnis). Hldr. d. Zt. mit Rsch. in marmor. Pbd.-Schuber d. Zt.

      - Espenhorst, Petermann`s Planet I, 479, 3.2.- Vollständig mit allen Karten selten; als "Meyer's Pfenning-Atlas" bekanntgewordener Taschenatlas, in Lieferungen erschienen.- Enth. u.a. 2 Weltkarten, Himmelskarte, 6 Erdeilkarten (darunter 2 Australien), 31 Karten europ. Länder, 40 deutsche Gebietskarten, 4 afrikanische Staaten, 4 asiatische Staaten (darunter China), 7 amerikan. Staaten; die Karten 104-115 mit je zwei Umgebungsplänen von Städten in Rundform auf einer Tafel, wie z. B.: Stockholm, Lissabon, Oporto, Karlsruhe, Mailand, Verona, Venedig, Mantua, Breslau, Strassburg, Basel, Marienbad, Frankfurt a.M.- Teils etw. braunfleckig, sonst schönes Exemplar.# Pocket atlas published in deliveries between 1834-1841.- Complete with engraved title and 115 (mostly with original outline hand-colouring) engraved maps and plans.- Partially somewhat brown spotted, otherwise nice copy.

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        Umfassende Geschichte des Kaisers Napoleon - kurzer Abriss derselben - mit vollständiger Sammlung seiner Werke für gebildete Leser - 10 Bände. übersätzt August Schäfer.

      Stuttgart, J. Scheible\'s Buchhandlung, 1834. Deutsche Auflage 616, 664, 672, 493, 480, 569, 475, 480, 472, 598 Seiten 8°, Halbleder Goldprägung am Buchrücken, jeder Band mit gestochenem Frontispiz, zahllose Abbildungen, Band 2 mit 15 Blatt Abbildungen im Anhang, Band eins sehr schöne alte Privatbindung genau zu den restlichen 9 Bänden passend, erster BAnd erste Seite etwas fleckig, sonst alle 10 Bände guter ZUstand Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Umfassende Geschichte des Kaisers Napoleon mit vollständiger Sammlung seiner Werke für gebildete Leser - 10 Bände

      Stuttgart, J. Scheible\'s Buchhandlung, Leinen Deckel der Bände lagerspurig (mit beriebenen und bestoßenen Stellen), Deckelinnere mit Ex libris-Aufkleber, Seiten altersgemäß angedunkelt, Teil der Bände mit Namenseintrag im Innentitel, komplett in zehn Bänden (Band 1 von 1834, Band 2 von 1835, Band 3 von 1836, Band 4-10 von 1837) Versand D: 2,90 EUR

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        Umfassende Geschichte des Kaisers Napoleon - kurzer Abriss derselben - mit vollständiger Sammlung seiner Werke für gebildete Leser. 10 Bände (in 5) übertr. v. A. Schäfer.

      Stuttgart, J. Scheible\'s Buchhandlung 1834. [komplett] Halbleder. 616, 664, 672, 493, 480, 569, 475, 480, 472, 598 Seiten jeder Band mit Frontispiz Bd.: 2 mit 15 Tafeln, sowie einem mehrf. gef. Stammbaum. Bd.3 mit einer Tafel, Bd.5 mit 3 Tafeln, Bd.6 mit 4 Tafeln, Bd.7 mit 6 Tafeln. Bd. 8 mit 4 Tafeln, Bd 9. mit 5 Tafeln, Bd 10. mit 9 Tafeln. 20 cm, Halbleder mit vergoldeten Rückenschildern, (an 2 Bänden abgeplatzt) Bibliotheksexemplar mit Stempeln und Rückenschild. Band 1 am Vordergelenk über die Hälfte aufgeplatzt, alle EB berieben, Papier altersbedingt fleckig bzw. gebräunt.Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        History of New Jersey .

      1834 - GORDON, THOMAS F. The History of New Jersey, from its Discovery by Europeans, to the Adoption of the Federal Constitution. Trenton, 1834. xii, 339 p. [Bound with:] 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. Trenton, 1834. iv, 266 p. Handcolored folding map (very skillfully and unobtrusively repaired on the verso). Contemporary sheep (light scuffs at the extremities but very tight). Text foxed, as with all copies of this book. A very desirable copy. The second history of New Jersey, bound with, as issued, the first gazetteer of the state. The latter is an essential reference tool for locating early towns and communities, and it remained the only gazetteer of New Jersey for almost fifty years. This is one of the cornerstone New Jersey books, and copies are usually found without the map and in dry, lifeless bindings. This copy is unusually nice and tight. For a lengthy study of this important book, see Felcone, New Jersey Books, 726-727.

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        Peter Simple

      London: Saunders and Otley, 1834, 1834. First English edition. Sadleir 1592; Wolff 4531 (his copy also rebound). Edges slightly rubbed; some minor foxing; fine copy.. 3 vols, 8vo, contemporary navy straight-grained morocco, maroon leather labels, gilt decorations and lettering. With the errata slip in volume 3, but without the half-title in volume 2 (the only one called for) or the publisher's ads in volume 3. Considered by Marryat cognoscenti to be his best nautical novel and considered by Sadleir to be one of Marryat's scarcest works, which he ranks fourth on his list of comparative scarcities. Attractive modern typographic bookplate on the front paste-down; faint evidence of an earlier bookplate also on the front paste-downs.

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        The Natural History of British Fishes, including scientific and general descriptions of the most interesting species, and an extensive selection of accurately finished coloured plates, taken entirely from original drawings, purposely made from the specimens in a recent state, and for the most part whilst living. Bde. III, IV, V (3 von 5 Bdn.).

      Gr.-8 Bd. III: 24 Taf., ca. 50 Bl. Text, 2 Bl. Index Bd. IV: 24 Taf., ca. 50 Bl Text, 2 Bl. Index Bd. V: 24 Taf., ca. 50 Bl Text, 2 Bl. Index (Tafeln XLIX -CXX 72 handkolorierte Kupferstiche), HLdr. goldgeprägt (neu aufgebunden mit dem alten Deckel), Lesebändchen, Rundummarmorschnitt, Deckel etwas geschwärzt (Brandspuren?), innen und Tafeln etwas stockfleckig sonst sauber Ex Libris a. Vorsatz (Admiral THE HONOURABLE Walter Cecil Carpenter (1834 - 1904), officer of the Royal Navy. Nissen, ZBI 1141 Nissen, Schöne Fischbücher 51 Bosgoed 792 Dean I, 330. - Neben der Oktavausgabe des Bloch'schen Fischbuches wohl das schönste illustrierte Werk über dieses Thema. Mit überaus sorgfältig kolorierten Kupfern, vielfach gold- bzw. silbergehöht u. mit Eiweißlasur, auf kräftigem Papier. - Jede Tafel ist von einem weißen Deckblatt geschützt.

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        The Life of Lieutenant-General Sir John Moore In Two Volumes

      John Murray 1834 - 1834. Unpaginated. No dust jacket. In two volumes. Red half bound boards with gilt spine. Small label to the front pastedowns. Moderate foxing to the endpapers with mild tanning with light rub marks to the pages. The text is bright with small nicks to the page edges. Slight foxing to the patterned text block edge. Both books are firmly bound with mild cracks to the front and rear hinge. Moderate bumping to spine ends and corners. Small chips to the edges with scuff marks to the spine. Gilt is slightly faded. Sunning to the top front of volume II, with sunning to the rear of volume I. Water marks with general rub wear to the surfaces. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Minor Morals for Young People

      1834. First Edition . BOWRING, John. Minor Morals for Young People. Illustrated in Tales and Travels. London: Whittaker, 1834. Octavo, early 20th-century full brown morocco, elaborately gilt-decorated spine and covers, raised bands, multi-color inlaid morocco cover illustration of a soldier, top edge gilt. $2500.First edition of this collection of didactic travel stories meant to teach young people virtuous behavior, with engraved plates by Heath and Cruikshank, beautifully bound in an elaborate full morocco-gilt Kelliegram-style binding by Charles E. Lauriat featuring a five-color morocco inlaid cover portrait of a soldier.British linguist, writer, and traveler John Bowring wrote this book with the intention of helping young people to find greater happiness through helping them to become more virtuous and moral. Here, he offers a number of brief tales related to travel around the continent, all offering lessons about topics such as kindness to animals and controlling oneÂ’s temper. Embellished with illustrations by Cruikshank and Heath, the result is a volume well-suited to an adolescent audience. Two later volumes in this series were published in 1835 and 1839. Binding lovely and fine. A beautiful copy.

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        Nuovo dizionario universale e ragionato di agricoltura, economia rurale, forestale, civile e domestica; pastorizia; veterinaria; zoopedia; equitazione; coltivazione degli orti e dei giardini; caccia; pesca; legislazione agraria; igiene rustica; architettura rurale; arti e mestieri più comuni e più utili alla gente di campagna ec..

      Antonelli, 1834. 30 voll., in 8°, m. tela no coeva, ogni vol. è di ca. 500 pp. Antip. del 1° vol. con pregevole inc. a tutta p. del Dala. Dal 25° al 30° vol. , l'opera contiene indice generale e supplemento al Dizionario. Il 1° vol. presenta un foro da p. 415 alla fine, piatto post. compreso, che lede diverse parole. L'opera è mancante dei due volumi contenenti le tavole.

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        War Dance of the Sauks and Foxes

      1834. (MCKENNY, Thomas and HALL, James) RINDISBACHER, Peter. War Dance of the Sauks and Foxes. Philadelphia: E.C. Biddle (Childs & Lehman, lithographers), 1834. Original hand-colored lithograph (sheet measures 21 by 15 inches); window matted, entire piece measures 23 by 20 inches. $1800.Original hand-colored lithograph from McKenney and HallÂ’s monumental Indian Tribes of North America.An early specialist in watercolor scenes of frontier life, Swiss-born Peter Rindisbacher is credited as being ""the first pioneer artist recording genre of Western Indians"" (Samuels, 400). His ""War Dance of the Sauks and Foxes"" (1834) served as the frontispiece for Volume II of the folio edition of McKenney and Hall's famous History of the Indian Tribes of North America (1838). Thomas McKenney, long-time Superintendent of Indian Affairs under Presidents Madison, Monroe, Adams and Jackson, often dreamt of an Indian Archive, ""preserved for the information of future generations and long after the Indians will have been no more."" Over a number years, McKenney commissioned paintings which were produced as hand-colored lithographs by several printing houses— among them Childs, Inman, Lehman and Duval. The first volume of McKenney's portfolio was published in February 1837, a culmination of eight years of effort. The book met with great success and subscriptions swelled. This fine hand-colored lithograph of Rindisbacher's Sauk and Fox Dance of the Wabanna was documented by McKenney as ""drawn on the spot as the scene was actually exhibited. The actors are persons of some note, and the faces are faithful likenesses"" (Horan, 166). It also appeared in Murray's Travels in North America (London, 1839), one of the earliest western travel books. Impression fine, colors true, lightly embrowned. A handsome print.

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        Historischer und geographischer Atlas von Europa. Herausgegeben von W. Fischer und Dr. F. W. Streit. Erster und zweiter Band (in 3) und Atlas (komplett).

      Berlin, W. Natorff & Comp., - 1834 - 8°. 21,5 cm. [2] Blatt, 1009, 664 und 735 Seiten. Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln. 1. Auflage. Band 1 mit gestochenem Frontispiz, Atlas von Europa mit 82 Blättern, (66) grenzkolorierte Karten. Einbände bestoßen, Außenfalzen des 2 Bandes und des Atlasbandes mit kleinen Einrissen, Rücken geklebt. Name auf Vorsatz, wenige Blätter leicht stockfleckig, Karten teils gebräunt. Gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Works of Robert Burns

      , 1834. 1834. BURNS, Robert. The Works of Robert Burns, with His Life, by Allan Cunningham. London: Cochrane and McCrone, 1834. Eight volumes. Small octavo, contemporary three-quarter brown calf, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, raised bands, red and green morocco spine labels, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, uncut and partly unopened. $1700.Lovely 1834 set of Burns

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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. Very good condition; general age toning to the paper. Size: 73 x 63 cm. (28½ x 25 inches) 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.

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        Oeuvres complètes. Edition unique revue par l'auteur, ornée de 104 vignettes en taille - douce dessinées par les peintres les plus célèbres

      Perrotin, 1834. Cinq volumes (220 x 140 mm), demi - veau fauve, dos lisse orné, bandes de veau beige en guise de nerfs, pièces de maroquin noir, tranches mouchetées (reliure d'époque). Illustré de 104 vignettes gravées en taille - douce d'après Johannot, Raffet, Scheffer, Devéria, etc. Le tome cinq, Supplément contenant les Oeuvres érotiques, est relié différemment, bradel demi - percaline saumon, coins, pièce marron, non rogné (reliure postérieure). Brivois, 50. (frottements sur les charnières, quelques défauts aux coiffes, rousseurs). / / Five octavo volumes (220 x 140 mm), fawn half - calf, smooth spine tooled, beige calf bands, black morocco labels, sprinkled edges (contemporary binding). Illustrated with 104 engraved vignettes, by Johannot, Raffet, Scheffer, Devéria, etc. Volume 5 is a "Supplement", containing erotic works ; it is bound differently, bradel salmon three - quarter cloth, brown label, uncut (bound later). Brivois, 50. (rubbings on hinges, some defects on top and bottom of spine, brownings).

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        A Letter to His Countrymen

      John Wiley, New York 1834 - First edition. [1] - 116 pp. 1 vols. 4to. BAL 3866 Original blue cloth-backed printed boards. Spine partly split along lower joint, some foxing. Very good [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Théorie nouvelle de la rotation des corps - Précession des équinoxes

      Paris, Bachelier [et] Paris, Mallet-Bachelier, 1834. 1834, 1852 et 1857, 1834, 1852 et 1857, in-8, 3 ouvrages en 2 volume in-8 de 42 pages ; puis 134, (2) pages et 1 planches ; et 56 pages, plein chagrin vert, dos à 5 nerfs, roulette dorés sur les contre-plats, gardes marbrées et tête dorée, Edition pré-originale, extrêmement rare, de la théorie nouvelle de la rotation des corps de Poinsot au sein d'une luxueuse mise en recueil des deux principaux travaux de géométrie, en particulier de mécanique, de Poinsot. Parmi ses écrits de Mécanique, le plus important est sa Théorie nouvelle de la rotation des corps (1834). Poursuivant l'étude théorique entreprise au XVIIIe siècle par Euler, d'Alembert et Lagrange, Poinsot donne du mouvement une très intéressante représentation géométrique, et montre que l'ellipsoïde d'inertie reste constamment en contact avec un plan fixe (connu aujourd'hui comme mouvement à la Poinsot). Cette théorie a été développée par Sylvester et servit à Foucault pour la mise au point de son gyroscope. Cette remarquable intuition géométrique permit aussi à Poinsot d'élaborer une théorie purement géométrique de la précession des équinoxes. (DSB) Notre texte de la rotation des corps ne compte que 42 pages (et non 56 pages comme dans les exemplaires habituels du tiré à part des Mémoires de l'Académie). Il s'agit ainsi non pas d'un tiré à part mais d'un prospectus imprimé, probablement à très petit nombre, au moment de la lecture du mémoire le 19 mai 1834. Et en outre, la présente mise en recueil contient aussi la troisième, et dernière édition augmentée, publiée en 1852, du texte sur la rotation des corps, avec un hommage anonyme de l'auteur. Un exceptionnel ensemble, réalisé durant la seconde moitié du XIXe siècle par Henri Viellard et richement relié par ce dernier.Fonds institut Catholique de Paris, tampon annulé DSB, XI, page 62

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