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        VIEW OF THE VALLEY OF THE MISSISSIPPI, or the Emigrant's and Travellers Guide to the West. Containing A General Description of that Entire Country; and also Notices of the Soil, Productions, Rivers, and other Channels of Intercourse and Trade...

      Philadelphia: H. S. Tanner, 1834. ix, [13]-372 pages of text including an index. Original hardcover binding is heavily shelfworn, with the spine significantly chipped and cracked, moderate soiling and rubbing and fraying to extremities; original spine label is present but cracked/incomplete. Both covers are detached, and the text block is separated. A few pages are creased at corner, a few pages with small stains in the margin, and minor foxing scattered lightly throughout the text. Ex-libris lettering at the bottom of the spine, bookplate on front pastedown, and numbering at the bottom margin of the Introduction page, with the title page and the remainder of the text unmarked. Contains 15 maps, including: [1] frontispiece, "United States" is fold-out and hand colored. [2] p.107 "Pennsylvania and New Jersey"; fold-out. [3] p.112 "Pittsburgh." [4] p.129 "Virginia Maryland and Delaware" fold-out. [5] p.139 "Ohio and Indiana" fold-out. [6] p.149 "Cincinnati." [7] p.178 "Michigan" fold-out. [8] p.189 "Kentucky and Tennessee" fold-out. [9] p.196 "Louisville." [10] p.215 "Illinois and Missouri" fold-out. [11] p.244 with four views including "Environs of St. Louis," "Lead Region" and "Environs of Lexington," "Environs of Nashville" fold-out. [12] p.262 "Louisiana and Mississippi" fold-out. [13] p.276 with three views including "Environs of Mobile," "Environs of Pensacola" and "New Orleans" fold-out. [14] p.290 "Georgia and Alabama" fold-out. [15] p.349 "New York" fold-out. A few maps have small tears at the folds, and some of the maps are somewhat browned. Title continues "and likewise of the cities and towns, progress of education, &c. of each." Graff 141; Howes B45; Sabin 2594 ("Richard Bache"). Second edition.. Second edition. Hardcover. Good+ condition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        Itinéraire et souvenirs d'Angleterre et d'Ecosse 1814 - 1826

      First EditionBinding late nineteenth lees of wine signed Wiener tail of the first volume. Imprimerie de Prosper Dondey-DupréFort in-8 (15,5x25,3cm) 4 tomes en 4 volumes reliés

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        The School Master Abroad, by One of the Old School [and] The Progress of a Midshipman exemplified in the career of Master Blockhead

      London: Published by Thos. McLean, 1834. A Fascinating Compilation of Humorous Illustration Including Complete Copies Of Two Exceptionally Rare Color-Plate Books Robert Seymour's The School Master Abroad… and George Cruikshank's The Progress of a Midshipman… SEYMOUR, Robert. The School Master Abroad, by One of the Old School. With Illustrations by R. Seymour. London: Published by Thos. McLean, 1834. First and only edition. Oblong quarto (11 x 13 3/4 inches; 280 x 350 mm.). Average plate size 8 1/4 x 11 1/2 inches; 210 x 293 mm.). Hand-colored engraved title-page with nine hand-colored lithographs and ten leaves of text (complete). All plates and text mounted on pale green card on stubs. "Intended as a mild satire on Lord Brougham and his educational schemes. The letter-press is Seymour's as well as the drawings" (Seymour's Sketches (London: 1867), p. 6). Not in Abbey, Martin Hardie, Ray, or Tooley. We have been able to locate only four other copies- two in libraries and institutions (Harvard University Library and the Library of Congress) and two in private collections. [and] PHIZ (Hablot K. Browne). Illustrations of the 5 Senses. By H.K. Browne. "Phiz." London: Grant and Griffith, 1852. Oblong quarto (11 x 13 3/4 inches; 280 x 350 mm.). Average plate size 8 3/4 x 10 3/8 inches; 219 x 263 mm.). Engraved wrapper (title-page) printed on brown paper and five highly amusing steel engraved plates. [and] CRUIKSHANK, George, engraver. [MARRYAT, Frederick, illustrator]. [The Progress of a Midshipman exemplified in the career of Master Blockhead]. London: Thos. McLean, Aug 1st 1835. First edition, [third state of the plates]. Oblong quarto (9 x 12 inches; 229 x 305 mm.). Hand-colored aquatint frontispiece and seven hand-colored plates engraved by G. Cruikshank after Captain Frederick Marryatt. According to OCLC and KVK there is only one copy of the first state with the plates dated 1820. (Harvard University, Houghton Library, MA, USA): Just one copy of the second state with the plates dated 1821. (Huntington Library, CA, USA) and just one copy of the third state with the plates dated 1835. (Harvard University, Houghton Library, MA, USA) [and] DOYLE, Richard. Birds-eye Views of Modern Society in Sixteen Plates Taken by Richard Doyle Reprinted from The Cornhill Magazine. London: The Cornhill Magazine, [1864]. [and] DARLEY, Felix O.C. Illustrations of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow Designed and Etched by Felix O.C. Darley for the members of The American Art-Union 1849. Oblong quarto (9 3/8 x 11 7/8 inches; 239 x 303 mm.). Title-page printed in red and black and six etched plates. All bound into an album with all illustrations and text mounted onto pale green card (measuring 11 x 13 3/4 inches; 280 x 350 mm.) on stubs. Late nineteenth century three-quarter dark green morocco over dark green cloth boards, ruled in gilt. Spine with five raised bands, lettered in gilt in compartments, marbled end-papers. A fascinating compilation of humorous illustration including complete copies of two exceptionally rare color-plate books - Robert Seymour's The School Master Abroad… and George Cruikshank's The Progress of a Midshipman… Complete List of Plates: 1. Waiting For An Answer. (December 1861). Woodcut engraving. From Half a Century of English History Pictorially Presented in a Series of Cartoons from the Collection of Mr. Punch. (p. 100). The School Master Abroad. 2. The School Master Abroad. (title-page). (September, 22nd, 1834). Hand-colored lithograph. 3. The Schoolmaster Setting Forth on his Tour. (Plate 1, January 1st, 1832). Hand-colored lithograph. 4. "The Bill, The Whole Bill, And Nothing But The Bill". (Plate 2, January 1st, 1832). Hand-colored lithograph. 5. A Drop Not Of Comfort. (Plate 3, March 28th, 1832). Hand-colored lithograph. 6. Modern Pastoral Life or the Rural Population. (Plate 4, March 28th, 1832). Hand-colored lithograph. 7. The Brummagem Conversazione. (Plate 5, March 28th, 1832). Hand-colored lithograph. 8. A Self-Styled Philosophical Meeting, The President In The Chair. (Plate 6, March 28th, 1832). Hand-colored lithograph. 9. A Family of Dissenters. (Plate 7, May 1832). Hand-colored lithograph. 10. The Schoolmaster's Auful Vision Of Going Farther Than He Intended. (Plate 8, July 21st, 1832). Hand-colored lithograph. 11. Repentance!!! (Plate 9, London: July 21st, 1832). Hand-colored lithograph. 12. The Genu-ine Othello. Hand-colored wood engraving. (Punch, or the New Charivari - November 9, 1861). Illustrations of the 5 Senses. 13. The Five Senses - Hearing (steel engraving) 14. The Five Senses - Seeing (steel engraving) 15. The Five Senses - Feeling (steel engraving) 16. The Five Senses - Smelling (steel engraving) 17. The Five Senses - Tasting (steel engraving) 18. Naughty Jonathan. Hand-colored wood engraving. (Punch, July, 1861) The Progress of a Midshipman exemplified in the career of Master Blockhead. 19. Fitting Out. (Plate 1, August 1st, 1835). Hand-colored aquatint. 20. Master B. Finding things not exactly what he expected. (Plate 2, August 1st, 1835). Hand-colored aquatint. 21. Mr. B. on the Middle Watch. (Plate 3, August 1st, 1835). Hand-colored aquatint. 22. Mr. B. Mastheaded - or, enjoying the fresh air for the 304th time. (Plate 4, August 1st, 1835). Hand-colored aquatint. 23. Mr. B. seeking the Bubble reputation. (Plate 5, August 1st, 1835). Hand-colored aquatint. 24. *Waiting room at the Admiralty - (*no misnomer). (Plate 6, August 1st, 1835). Hand-colored aquatint. 25. Mr. B. Promoted to Lieut: & first putting on his uniform. (Plate 7, August 1st, 1835). Hand-colored aquatint. 26. Oberon and Titania. (Punch, April 5, 1862). Hand-colored wood engraving. 27. Birds-eye Views of Modern Society in Sixteen Plates Taken by Richard Doyle Reprinted from The Cornhill Magazine. (title-page). 28. Belgravia out of Doors. [plate 1]. 29. Rotten Row in the Season. [plate 2]. 30. "A State Party". [plate 3]. 31. The Smoking Room at the Club. [plate 4]. 32. Dinner down the River. [plate 5]. 33. Science and Art Conversazione. [plate 6]. 34. "At Home. Small and Early" Refreshments. [plate 7]. 35. At Home;" - Music. [plate 8]. 36. After Dinner. [plate 9]. 37. The Picture Sale. [plate 10]. 38. Bazaar and Fancy Fair. [plate 11]. 39. A Juvenile Party. [plate 12]. 40. A Popular Entertainment. [plate 13]. 41. A Morning Party. [plate 14]. 42. A County Ball. [plate 15]. 43. At the Sea-side. [plate 16]. 44. Look Out For Squalls. (Punch, December 7th, 1861). Hand-colored wood engraving. 45. Illustrations of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow Designed and Etched by Felix O.C. Darley for members of The American Art-Union 1849. (title-page). (printed in red and black). 46. Plate 1. 47. Plate 2. 48. Plate 3. 49. Plate 4. 50. Plate 5. "Imagining Ichabod Crane" 51. Plate 6. "Ichabod Crane pursued by the Headless Horseman" 52. Peace. Mr. Punch's design for a colossal statue… Woodcut engraving.

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        Werke. Vollständige Ausgabe durch einen Verein von Freunden des Verewigten.

      Berlin, Duncker & Humblot, 1834-45 und 1887. Mischauflage 19 Bände und Supplement in 21 Bänden. Mit 2 gest. Porträts u. 1 Faksimile. HLdr. d. Zt. Goed. V, 11. - Erste Gesamtausgabe. Die Bände 7/2, 16-19 u. Suppl. in erster Ausgabe; 1-7/1, u. 10/1-15 in 2. Auflage; 8-9 in 3. Auflage. Der Supplementband enthält Hegels Biographie von K. Rosenkranz, Bd. 19 (Briefe in 2 Abt.) erschien über 40 Jahre später und fehlt fast immer (hier in Or.-Hldr.). - Etwas berieben u. tls. bestoßen, Leder etwas brüchig, einige Restaurierungen. Papierbedingt teilw. gebräunt, etwas stockfleckig, Vorsatz, Titel und je Band 1-2 Textbll. mit Namensstempel. Insgesamt recht gutes Exemplar der selten kompletten Reihe! Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Dichter und ihre Gesellen. Novelle.

      Berlin, Duncker u. Humblot 1834. 2 Bll., 380 S.Modernes marmorierter Hldr m. goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Erste Ausgabe. - Goedeke VIII,189,23. - \"Das Werk ist ein Musterbeispiel des romantischen Romans, in dem sich um eine leitende Idee, hier die Frage nach wahrem und unechtem Dichtertum, eine Fülle von Nebenereignissen, Episoden und philosophischen Betrachtungen rankt\" (KNLL V, S. 74). - Rücken etwas geblichen u. leicht fleckig. Gutes nahezu fleckenfreies Exemplar. Versand D: 4,50 EUR Ältere Literatur

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        Dichter und ihre Gesellen. Novelle von Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff.

      Verlag von Duncker und Humblot, Berlin 1834. 380 S. Goldgepr. grüner Ganzledereinband mit reicher Deckenvergoldung. Kl. 8°, Erstausgabe WG² 9. Enthält u. a. \"Mich brennt\'s an meinen Reiseschuh\'n / Fort mit der Zeit zu schreiten…\" *Ein fehlendes Blatt durch handschriftliche Abschrift des Textes mit feiner lesebarer Handschrift von alter Hand ergänzt. Vorsätze erneuert. Rückentitel kaum noch lesbar. Papier etwas gebräunt. Der Rücken wurde fachmännisch kaum sichtbar erneuert unter Verwendung des Original-Rückens. Stempel wurde unlesbar gemacht! Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        [Autograph Letter, Signed, to George Pope Morris]

      [Np], 1834. Two pages, in ink, on recto and verso of octavo lettersheet. Old folds from mailing, otherwise very good. An excellent letter to ["Col."] George Pope Morris, sending thanks for ". . . the volume[s?] of your delightful miscellany which you have had the kindness to send me ... and ... to express the deep sense I entertain of the repeated ... esteem and good will which you have manifested toward me for years past. These derive particular value in my eyes from that character for intelligence and worth which you have so honorably cast[?] for yourself in the community...." Morris (1802- 1864) was cofounder (and eventually sole proprietor) of the NEW-YORK MIRROR AND LADIES' LITERARY GAZETTE, a periodical which afforded an important medium for the works of the early Knickerbocker school of writers.

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        The Antiquities of the Priory of Christ Church, Hants. Consisting of plans,sections, elevations, details,and perspective views, accompanied by Historical and descriptive accounts of the Priory Church, together with some general particulars of the Castle and Borough

      Original edition. Rare. Illustrated with 20 full-page engravings on steel Ferrey drawings by himself, and engraved by Ed Kennion, Wilkinson ... Printed on fine paper Velin, with wide margins. engravings are imposed on Velin strong and protected from winds.Binding full time raspberry iced Calf. Back with false nerves dishes decorated with 5 florets and casters on the nerves. Dishes with a framing net forming a large central rectangle with two florets and angular rich friezes cold hand side of the net. Double coaching mesh lined along a frieze and cold irons in the spandrels. Rich and rare English binding, which in spite of friction, is a very good copy.Ferrey Benjamin (1810-1880) was an architect of the Gothic-Revival (Neo-Gothic). He began his architectural activities in London, Bloomsbury, 1834, date of this edition, demonstrating his mastery of Gothic architecture. He was recognized for his early talent for drawing. His career was a success and honors. Benjamin was born at Christ Church, and his father was mayor, we can imagine that the building deeply influenced his vision of architecture. In addition, it is certainly one of the first comprehensive monograph of a monument of église.Ex libris Henry Catleman. Printed for Benjamin Ferrey Bloomsbury,London 1834 Pet. in Folio (25x34cm)

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        Coranus arabice. Recensionis Flügelianae. Textum recognitum iterum exprimi. Curavit Gustavus Mauritius Redslob.

      VIII, ca 500 S., Hldr. goldgeprägt der Zeit, Min. gebrauchspurig, wenig stockfleckig. Editio stereotypa Novis chartis impressa. Die EA erschien 1834. Text arab, Einführung lat.- Gustav Flügel (1802-1870), deutscher Orientalist dessen Hauptwerk die Erstellung eines bibliographischen und enzyklopädischen Lexikons des Haji Khalfa, mit Lateinischer Übersetzung (London und Leipzig, 1835-1858). Besonderen Stellenwert hatte auch seine Ausgabe des Koran, die in Leipzig (1834 und erneut 1893) beim Drucker und Verleger Carl Christoph Traugott Tauchnitz entstand. Mit dieser wurde der europäischen Wissenschaft erstmals ein zuverlässiger Korantext zur Verfügung gestellt. Auf Flügels Ausgabe beruhten in der Folgezeit nahezu alle Übersetzungen in europäische Sprachen.- Redslob, Gustav Moritz (1804 bis 1882), evangelischer Theologe u. Hebraist, de anch angaben Flügels diese Ausgabe zusammenstellte.

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        Die neuesten und vorzüglichsten Kunst-Straßen über die Alpen. Beschrieben auf einer Reise durch Östreich, Steyermark, Kärnthen, Krain und Tyrol, das Küstenland und die Lombardie, einen Theil von Piemont und der südlichen Schweiz.

      Wien: Ferdinand Ullrich 1834.. Mit gefalt. lithograph. Tafeln. X, 1 Bl., 332 S. Pappband d. Zt. mit rotem Rückenschild. Engelmann 24. - Die Tafeln mit technischen Details und Straßenteilstücken vor Landschaftshintergrund. - Sehr gutes und frisches Exemplar!

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        Tutti Frutti.

      Hallberger,Stuttgart 1834 - Aus den Papieren des Verstorbenen. 5 Bde. Stuttgart, Hallberger 1834. 8°. XX, 312 S.; 2 Bl., 363 S., 4 Bl.; LX, 280 S.; 2 Bl., 286 S.1 Bl.; 308 S. Mit 1 gest. Plan in Bd. 3. Schöne Halblederbde. d. Zt. mit dekorativer Rückenvergoldung.-Erste Ausgabe dieser Sammlung von Allotrien . - Teils stärker braunfleckig. - Goedeke XIV, 717, 446. - Holzmann-B. IV, 6133. - Slg. Borst 1725 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Traité de la composition et de l'ornement des jardins, avec cent deux planches, représentant des plans de jardins, des fabriques propres à leur décoration et des machines pour élever les eaux

      1834. Paris, Audot libraire-éditeur, 1834. In/8 oblong reliure demi-basane fauve, dos lisse à décor et titre dorés, 1 frontispice, 159 p. de texte, 97 planches in-fine, quatrième édition revue et augmentée de l'art de construire des maisons tout en bois et des chalets, selon la méthode du canton de Berne en Suisse. Ouvrage faisant suite à l'almanach du bon jardinier. Coins amortis. Petit manque de papier sur le 3è feuillet sans manque de texte. les planches des diverses éditions de cet ouvrage ont été rassemblées par l'éditeur Audot, qui a fait écrire un texte explicatif d'abord par M.Guiol, puis par Boitard, qui l'a ensuite complété lui-même à partir de la 4ém édition. Ernest de Ganay réf.186. relié D'OccasionBonétat

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        Encyclopädisches WÖRTERBUCH der medicinischen Wissenschaften. - Herausgegeben von den Professoren der medicinischen Facultät zu Berlin. Erster bis siebenunddreissigster Band (Band I - Band XXXVI; so komplett!!I).

      Aachen, Berlin, J. W. Boike / (ab Zehnter Band /1834) Veit et. Comp., 1828 ff [- 1849]. Erstausgabe [37 Bde.], kein Reprint!!; (diese Ausgabe vollständig, so sehr selten!!) 732 S., 715 S., 675 S., 698 732 S., 715 S., 715 S. mit Abb. /3 Fig.; 724 S., 712 S., 683 S. mit 1 mehrf. gefalt. Bl. (Coromorphosis..); 707 (1) S., 690 S., 732 S., 731 (1) S., 734 S., 705 S., 705 S., 1 Bl., 713 S., 1 Bl., 715 (1) S., 733 S., 3 Bll., 695 S., 1 Bl., 686 S., 1 Bl., 705 (1) S., 1 Bl. mit einem Faltblatt /Tabelle Kopfgeburten; 730 S., 1 Bl., 715 (1) S., 723 (1) S., 721 (1) S., 1 Bl., 694 S., 1 Bl., 724 S., 1 Bl., 698 S., 2 Bll., 693 (1) S., 1 Bl. mit 1 Faltblatt (fehlerhafte Lagen der Frucht); 650 S., 2 Bll., 723 (1) S., 1 Bl., 779 (1) S., 1 Bl., 700 S., 2 Bll., 683 (1) S., 1 Bl., 685 (1) S., 2 Bll. mit (2) Textabb.; 694 S., 2 Bll.; 523 (1) S., 1 Bl. + Sachregister: 236 S., 2 Bll.; 21,5 x 13,5cmHerausgegeben von den Professoren der medicinischen Facultät zu Berlin. Erster bis siebenunddreissigster Band (Band I - Band XXXVII). [Herausgegeben u.a. von den Professoren: Busch, Dietrich Wilhelm Heinrich (1788-1858); Gräfe, Carl Ferdinand von (1787-1840); Hufeland, Christoph Wilhelm von (1762-1836) u. v..a. HARALD FISCHER VERLAG : \"Nach kleineren Anfängen war das Encyklopädische Wörterbuch die erste großangelegte, von deutschen Medizinern vorgelegte medizinische Enzyklopädie. Ihr Entstehungszeitraum, die Jahre zwischen 1830 und 1850, war in der deutschen Medizin eine Zeit der Krise und des Umbruchs, die Medizin schien in ein chaotisches Nebeneinander von unterschiedlichen Theorien und Praktiken zu münden. - In dieser Zeit des Umbruchs schufen C.W. Hufeland und seine Mitherausgeber ein Wörterbuch, dessen Beiträge von sachlichem Stil und nüchterner, unpolemischer Kritik geprägt waren. Das Wörterbuch bot einen solide recherchierten zeitgenössischen Wissensstand und einen verhältnismäßig neutralen Überblick über die Vielfalt der medizinischen Theorien und Konzepte. Daneben sind insbesondere die reichen LITERATURANGABEN aus heutiger Sicht sehr nützlich.\" INHALT: Band 1 Aachen - Agyrta. Band 2 Ahnung - Antimonium. Band 3 Antipathie - Attractio. Band 4 Attrahentia - Band. Band 5 Bandage - Blutfluss. Band 6 Blutgefässe - Cardialgia. Band 7 Cardianastrophe - Cirkelbinde. Band 8 Cirillo\'s Salbe - Ceocisismus. Band 9 Crocus - Dysthymia. Band 10 Dystocia - Encanthis scirrhosa. 11. Band Encathisma - Fallkraut. Band 12 Fallopii canalis - Frühgeburt. Band 13 Frühlingsadonis - Gebärmuttervorfall. Band 14 Gebärmutterwassersucht - Gift. Band 15 Giftbaum - Heckinghausen. Band 16 Hectica - Homoeopathia. Band 17 Homoplata - Iliacus musculus. Band 18 Ilingus - Jochbein. Band 19 Jochbeinmuskel - Klopfkur. Band 20 Klotzzange - Ladanum. Band 21 Lähme der Füllen - Luscitas. Band 22 Luxatio - Mellago graminis. Band 23 Meloe - Monro\'sche Oeffnung. Band 24 Mons veneris - Natrium. Band 25 Natron - Ophthalmia scarlatinosa. Band 26 Ophthalmia scorbutica - Pestis. Band 27 Petasitis - Pneumonia. Band 28 Pneumothorax - Recovalescenz. Band 29 Recorporatio - Säugungsgeschäft. Band 30 Säure - Schwangerschaft. Band 31 Schwangerschaft - Spätgeburt. Band 32 Spalatro - Syphiliden. Band 33 Syphilis - Trieb. Band 34 Triebfeder der Geburt - Uvulitis. Band 35 Vaccina - Wehen. Band 36 Wehenfördende Mittel - Zertheilung. Band 37 Zertrennung - Zymom. Nachträge. Sachregister. --- Sprache : de Bibl.-Ex. mit entspr. Kennungen (hier mit priv. mont. hs. Rtln. /Band-Nr. + Titelbl. mit kl. Stempeln) OPpBde. der Zeit (einheitliche Einbindung), Einbände & Kanten berieben; z. Teil mit kl. Druckstellen. Bei Band 8 ,19 und 28 hat das Überzugspapier des hinteren Einbanddeckels größere Fehl- /Abriebstellen. Ecken teilw. stärker bestossen. Innenteile Papier etwas nachgebräunt und Vorsätze teilw. [die ersten & letzten Seiten] mit geringen Stockflecken; sonst nur ganz vereinzelt. Teilw. Schnitt etwas fleckig und angestaubt & mit leichten Spuren vom Umblättern. Band 35 durchl. etwas wasserrandig; Band 26 durchl. Papier nachgebräunt und etwas fleckig. Ansonsten saubere, gute Exemplare. [Int.: Te /n.K.]

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        Première Babylone ... Sémiramis la Grande, traduit d'un manuscrit hiéroglyphique égyptien.

      P., imp. de H. Dupuy, 1834, in 8°, de CXLIII-514 pp. (dont 4ff. chiffrés par des symboles après la p.384), titre orné, figures in t. et une grande figure à pl. page, demi-maroquin bun à coins, t. dorée, rel. moderne. Envoi de l'auteur en grande partie effacé. Qq. rousseurs sinon bel exemplaire. Rarissime ouvrage non mis dans le commerce et tiré à petit nombre. ¶ Caillet n°3067: "Livre mystérieux, précédé d'une grande étude sur le symbolisme notamment sur celui des cathédrales... d'aucuns l'apprécient: curieuse élucubration d'un fou littéraire." - P. Dujols: "Ouvrage maçonnique des plus étranges et des plus mystérieux. L'auteur prétend qu'il est la traduction d'un manuscrit hiéroglyphique d'un prêtre de Memphis, et qui lui aurait été confié par un illustre orientaliste (lisez: initié M:.). Ce manuscrit, voile de la tradition maç:. était intitulé Sémiramis Trismégiste. S'inspirant des anciens Maçons Constructeurs, Desjardins, dans une admirable préface symbolique intitulée la Cathédrale, présent eaux adeptes ce livre fermé pour les profanes." "Ce dialogue du Mystère des Trois Voix, dit l'auteur p.501, prouve et constate combien d'efforts et de sacrifices inouïs auraient été tentés par le jeune Ninyas afin d'échapper aux conséquences terribles de son personnage de Prêtre de la Mort, qu'il aurait revêtu dans Memphis, au pied du Dieu rémunérateur et vengeur. Personnage irrésistible et fatal, mais de la dernière fatalité, selon le code secret des initiations et la consécration de nos saint Mystères qu'il ne m'est pas permis de découvrir ici, ni par la parole, ni par caractères confiés au papyrus! LES INITIES ME COMPRENNENT." Desjardins fut vers 1830, le grand chef des sociétés secrètes, le véritable maître absolu du pouvoir, et, dit Francis Lacombe, le président en expectative de la future république; "Se dressant du haut des cités babyloniennes, continue son biographe, il parlait devant nous la langue des Mages et de Chaldée, perdue depuis quatre mille ans et providentiellement retrouvée par lui au XIX) siècle, pour la stupéfaction du genre humain." L'ouvrage est rempli de reproductions pittoresques d'anciens textes hébreux, coptes, chaldéens, égyptiens, éthiopiens etc... orné d'un titre orné très symbolique et d'une gravure finale figurant l'initié parvenu à la suprême lumière. ¶ Brunet les fous littéraires p. 56: "Cette production plus qu'étrange n'a pas été mise dans le commerce, l'érudition et l'extravagance y débordent..." - Blavier les fous littéraires p.59: "publication... d'un luxe inattendu... vaste drame... composé en partie en caractères hébreux, persans, arabes, chaldéens etc.. Un livre rare mais dont l'appartenance stricte à la classe des productions que nous étudions est discutable."

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        Examen du mosaïsme et du christianisme

      Paris, Lie de Dondey-Dupré, 1834, 3 vol. in 8°. broché époque, couv. papier brun, étiquette imprimée au dos, nbr. rousseurs sinon exemplaire non coupé à l'état de parution, avec signature de l'auteur au verso du faux-titre. Très rare et important ouvrage de l'érudit franc-maçon Reghellini de Schio. Le 3° volume contient 40 pp. de reproduction de documents justificatifs. Sacrifices humains dans l'antiquité, prostitution, indécences, eunuques, sodomites, bigamie, concubines, usurpateurs, vandalisme, miracles, Temple de Salomon, mystères et cérémonies sacramentelles ... ¶ Fesch col.1149 - Caillet n°9215 avec erreur sur le titre "célèbre écrivain franc-maçon né de parents vénitiens à Schio en 1757, mort à Bruxelles en 1853... professeur de chimie et de mathématiques à Vienne..." - pas dans Dorbon.

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        Illustrations of Don Quixote

      London: Charles Tilt, 1834. A Superb Copy With The Original Printed Wrappers Bound In CRUIKSHANK, George, illustrator. CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de. Illustrations of Don Quixote, A Series of Fifteen Plates, Designed and Etched by George Cruikshank. London: Charles Tilt, 1834. First separately published edition. Small octavo (6 5/8 x 4 11/8 inches; 168 x 103 mm.). [ii], 30 unnumbered pages of text. Fifteen fine engraved plates with tissue guards. Bound ca. 1960 in three quarter maroon French straight-grain morocco over marbled boards ruled in gilt, spine with five raised bands, decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, lower and fore-edge uncut. Original printed tan wrappers bound in at front and back. Colored engraved book-plate "Librorum Flos Illibatus" on front paste-down. A very fine copy complete wit the original printed wrappers. This very scarce little album, edited by Charles Tilt, contains the full suite of fifteen engravings of George Cruikshank illustrating the Adventures of Don Quixote which had been previously published in volumes XIII - XV of Roscoe's Novelist's Library, London, 1833. According to OCLC there is just one copy in libraries and institutions worldwide (British Library) Cohn, 710 (three volume 1833 edition).

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        Série : [ Exceptionnel recueil suivi de circulaires des Supérieurs de la Société de Marie de 1834 à 1971, puis de 1981 à 2005 et présentant sur plus de 170 années les orientations spirituelles et tous les développements de l'Oeuvre marianiste dans le monde : Europe, Etats-Unis, Japon... ] Circulaires du Père Chaminade (extrait) - Circulaires du Père Caillet (1846-1868) - Du Père Chevaux 1868-1875 - Du Père Demangeon Vicaire Général (1875-1876) - Du Père Simler (1876 - 1904) - Du Père Hiss (1905 - 1922) - Du Père Sorret (1923 - 1933) - Du Père Kieffer (1934-1940) - Du Frère Jung Vicaire Général (1940 - 1946) - Du Père Juergens (1946-1956) - Du Père Hoffer (1956-1971) - Du Père Salaverri (1981-1991) - Du Père Hakenewerth (1991-1996) - Du Père Fleming (1996 - 2005)

      1834. 16 vol. et recueils de brochures (avec anciennes cotes de bibliothèques et parfois d'anciens cachets) ainsi composés : 1 vol. in-8 relié demi-skyvertex marron, Circulaires du Bon Père Chaminade, Fribourg 1961, 1 vol. in-8 relié demi-basane mauve (Circulaires du Père Chaminade (extrait) et Circulaires du Père Caillet jusqu'en 1863, Gauthier Frères, Lons-Le-Saunier, 1863) ; 1 vol. in-4 relié demi-percaline verte, (Circulaires du Père Caillet jusqu'en 1868) ; 1 vol. in-8 relié demi-toile noire, Circulaires du Père Chevaux ; 1 vol. in-8 relié demi-basane bleue, (Circulaires du Père Chevaux 1868-1875 - du Père Demangeon Vicaire Général (1875-1876) et premières circulaires du Père Simler (1876 - 1879) ; 1 vol. relié demi-basane verte (Suite des circulaires du Père Simler 1876-1904 sauf 2 circulaires) ; 1 vol. in-8 relié demi-toile noire (Circulaire du Père Hiss (1905 - 1922)) ; 1 vol. in-8 relié demi-toile noire (Circulaires du Père Sorret (1923 - 1933) sans la circulaire n°3) ;1 recueil de brochures (Circulaires) du Père Kieffer (1934-1940) sans les circulaires 18 ni 25-26 ; 1 recueil de brochures (Circulaires) du Frère Jung Vicaire Général (1940 - 1946)) ; 1 recueil de brochures (Circulaires) du Père Juergens (1946-1956)) ; 3 recueils de brochures (Circulaires) du Père Hoffer (1956-1971), sans les circulaires n° 2 - 18 - 19 - 38 - 44 - 45 ; groupe de 24 brochures Du Père Salaverri (1981-1991) - groupe de 7 brochures du Père Hakenewerth (1991-1996) - groupe de 14 brochures du Père Fleming (1996 - 2005) Cet ensemble remarquable (malgré un état plutôt moyen, avec des cotes de bibliothèque en dos, et l'absence de quelques circulaires, voir descriptif) présente les développements de la Société de Marie dans le monde entier. Ainsi, pour les Etats-Unis, on suit les développements des établissements de "Nazareth" à Dayton (Ohio), fondée en 1849, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Sanduski, Pittsburg, San Antonio (Texas) (depuis 1852), la fondation à Hawaï (Iles Sandwich) en 1883 ; on peut y suivre tous les développements de l'Oeuvre marianiste, dont leurs missions en Chine et au Japon, avec la longue (76 pages) et passionnante circulaire n° 47 du Père Simler (consacré à la "Fondation à Tôkyô" du 19 mai 1888 ; le père Simler y relate tout le détail de son voyage de fondation et de son installation au Japon, avec ses jugements sur la société japonaise et son système éducatif). On trouve d'autres circulaires du plus haut intérêt telle la fondation de la mission à Hawaï (1883, circulaire n° 28 du Père Simler) et l'importante "Notice historique" du même retraçant l'origine des missions les plus anciennes. Entre 1900 et 1945, les circulaires se recentrent plus sur l'organisation générale de la Société de Marie (les développements sur les missions étant plus spécifiquement traités dans la revue "l'Apôtre de Marie"), puis après la guerre, elles évoquent à nouveau plus précisément les développements missionnaires. On lira par exemple avec grand profit la circulaire n°6 du Père Juergens (1948) relative à sa visite au Japon, 2 ans après la fin des hostilités, avec le compte-rendu de sa visite à l'Empereur, une présentation de l'état physique et moral du Japon et le détail des visites à Tokyo (Gyosei Chu Gakko et Akebono Gaku), Nagasaki (Kaisei Chu-Gakko), Urakami (Nagasaki), Osaka (Meisei Chu-Gakko), Fukuoka (Taisei Chu-Gakko), Sapporo (Kosei Chu-Gakko)n Gora (Park Hotel), Jindai Mura (Shudoin), Kioyose Mura (Kiyoto Gakunen), ou encore la circulaire n° 23 de 1953, du Père Juergens, relatant sa visite aux missions d'Amérique : Honolulu, Waikuku, San Francisco, Alameda, Gardena, Los Angeles, Santa Cruz, San Antonio, Victoria et Sommerset (Texas), Kirkwood, Glencoe, Clayton, Saint Louis, Belleville, Chicago, Milwaukee, Galesville, Dayton, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Fairborn, Covington et Hamilton dans l'Ohio, Pittsburgh et Philadelphie (Pennsylvanie), Marcy, Beacon Brooklyn, Mineola et Tockaway Park (New York), Baltimore et Washington, San Juan et Ponce (Puerto Rico), S. Boniface et S. Anselme et Levis au Québec, Lima, Callao, Chaclayo et Chupaca au Pérou, etc., ou encore la circulaire n° 25, de 1963, du Père Hoffer relative à sa visite des missions en Afrique : Côte d'Ivoire, Togo, Nigéria, Congo, etc... Français

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        Spécies Général et Iconographie des Coquilles Vivantes, comprenant la collection du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris, la collection Lamarck, celle du Prince Masséna et les decouvertes récentes des Voyageurs.

      Paris, Rousseau/ Baillière, (1834-1880). 11 volumes (bound in 13). Royal-8vo. With 902 (5 in coloured copies) fine handcoloured engraved plates. Later speckled calf with 2 red gilt lettered labels. One of the most desirable works on shells. It was published over a period of almost half a century and especially the last 27 parts published by P. Fischer from 1873-1879 are rare. In the monograph on the Turbo by Fischer published in 1873 the text (128 pages) is in a recent reprint as well as plates 37-42. The 11 page text of the genus Phasianella is also in a reprint. Some plates of the genus Turbo have been trimmed with some slight loss of the illustration. A few plates have the upper right corner very slightly chipped./Kiener made use of the famous Delessert collection and that of the Natural History Museum of Paris, together the largest and most varied fund of conchological material on the continent. "He soon put it to good use; and in 1834 he published the first part of his 'Spécies ...' This exquisitely illustrated iconography, started before the Sowerbys and Reeve began to issue theirs, appeared at intervals up to 1879, when eleven volumes had been completed. All devoted to the illustration of marine gastopods with the exception of the tenth volume, which includes a monograph on the bivalve genus Thracia. The eleventh volume is the work of Paul Fischer. All the illustrations are by celebrated French engravers and artists of the day." (Dance. Hist. of Shell Collecting p. 137). This beautifully illustrated iconography on shells is still a valuable work of reference because of the new species described in it. The work is complete with 902 handcoloured plates as indicated in the last volume, where the publisher 'Ballière' informs the reader that the work consists of 165 parts with a total of 902 plates. Nissen, however, calls for a 20bis plate in the Cypraea section which, indeed, some copies have. Most likely only the early issues have this 'bis' plate, which was probably replaced by a corrected plate 20 in later issues. In the text this 'bis' plate is not mentionned. //Provenance: With the occasional stamp of Richard I. Johnson. //Nissen ZBI, 2183; B.M.(Nat. Hist.)II, 978.

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        Illustrations of the Pilgrims of the Rhine. By the Author of Pelham, Eugene Aram, &c.

      London: Saunders and Otley, 1834. Portfolio of 89 black & white engraved plates, without any text except titles. Measures 18.75 inches (47cm) by 12 inches (30.5cm). 27 plates, including the engraved title page and frontisport bust of the author are engraved by or under the supervision of E. I. Roberts, and appear to be proofs on India Paper. The remaining 62 plates include a map. About 20 of the plates have minor foxing in the image area (including at least one proof), and more have minor foxing in the margins (a few with heavy foxing to margins), and more yet have minor soiling and wear to the page edges. One of the proof plates is soiled, with a few tears to the margins. Loose leaves in tan paper board portfolio; olive cloth shelfback; printed paper label on front cover. On the printed label is circled in pencil "Proofs on India Paper with Lettters 3 3 0." Spine cloth is lacking, and there are several tape adhesive stains to boards. Copies on OCLC indicate having only 27 plates. Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron (1803-1873).. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good- condition. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

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      Lexington, Ky, 1834. [1]p., on a bifolium, with integral address leaf. Quarto. Previously folded, with several small separations along fold lines. Area of paper loss on address leaf, not affecting text, torn away by wax seal, of which remnants still present. Tanned. Written in a small, but legible hand. Good plus. An interesting letter by Henry Clay from his Ashland estate in Lexington, Kentucky to a business associate, James Brown, discussing his potential purchase of a nearby plantation. Though Clay and his addressee seem eager to made a deal, the seller is dragging his feet: "I proposed to him to name a price what he would give or take, and urged his superior information as a reason why he should thus fix the price. But he did not accede to that proposal, and he spoke of the expediency of a division of the slaves. I thought his eagerness to close the concern had somewhat abated since his visit to Philad[elphi]a and your constitution of an Agency. He professed however to have no description of the slaves &c. with him here." He goes on to suggest that an agent will need to visit the owner in person in order to accomplish any deal, writing, "I shall endeavor to persuade Mr. Mason Brown to go down and with Mr. Erwin in the final adjustment of it. If he cannot go, he and I will fix upon some other person to be associated with Mr. Erwin, under the power of substitution with which you have invested us, unless you disapprove that course." The rest of the letter discusses smaller pieces of personal news, including the improvement of the health of Clay's wife and the death of a Judge with whom Clay was acquainted. An interesting letter revealing some of the Great Compromiser's business dealings during the later part of his political career.

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        Saffron-coloured Aracari. Pteroglossus Bailloni.

      Original lithographs with later hand-colour for John Gould's A Monograph of the Ramphastidae, or Family of Toucans, First Edition, 1833-35. ~p~Saffron-coloured Aracari [Saffron Toucanet], Pteroglossus bailloni, Edward Lear. £2,200

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        Illustrations of the Pilgrims of the Rhine. By the Author of Pelham, Eugene Aram, &c.

      Saunders and Otley, London 1834 - Portfolio of 89 black & white engraved plates, without any text except titles. Measures 18.75 inches (47cm) by 12 inches (30.5cm). 27 plates, including the engraved title page and frontisport bust of the author are engraved by or under the supervision of E. I. Roberts, and appear to be proofs on India Paper. The remaining 62 plates include a map. About 20 of the plates have minor foxing in the image area (including at least one proof), and more have minor foxing in the margins (a few with heavy foxing to margins), and more yet have minor soiling and wear to the page edges. One of the proof plates is soiled, with a few tears to the margins. Loose leaves in tan paper board portfolio; olive cloth shelfback; printed paper label on front cover. On the printed label is circled in pencil "Proofs on India Paper with Lettters 3 3 0." Spine cloth is lacking, and there are several tape adhesive stains to boards. Copies on OCLC indicate having only 27 plates. Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron (1803-1873). Size: Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

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        A Collection of Geological Facts and Practical Observations, Intended to Elucidate the Formation of the Ashby Coal-Field, in the Parish of Ashby-de-la-Zouch and the Neighbouring District; Being the Result of Forty Years' Experience and Research.

      First edition, folio, xii, 101pp., folding map of the Ashby-de-la-Zouch coal field, a little creased and slightly torn at folds, 7 folding lithograph profiles and sections of three coal pit shafts (creased at folds and slightly spotted), the last profile includes the separate extension which is often lacking, 24 hand-coloured plates of sections of the Strata, 102 hand-coloured lithographic plates of fossils, cont. half calf, marbled boards, rebacked, corners bumped and rubbed through.

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      first edition. Mention of fictitious second edition. On the half-title: Publications of the Revue des Deux Mondes.Binding half glazed calf vintage black. spine elegantly decorated with rockeries irons. Title and volume number gilded. Some frictions in borders. Scattered spots but nice copy. Felix Bonnaire Paris 1834 In-8 (13,5x22cm) 2 tomes en 2 volumes reliés

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        Le livre rose, récits et causeries de jeunes femmes

      Edition originale rare.bindings à petits coins en demi basane mouchetée, spine lisses ornés de filets dorés, plats de papier raciné, bindings de l'époque.Un mors en partie fendillé, une discrète mouillure en marge intérieure du tome 2, quelques rares rousseurs. Exemplaire court de marge.Provenance: de la bibliothèque du château du Lac Tegern (Tegernsee), propriété du Prince Charles-Théodore de Bavière (1795-1875). Charles-Théodore de Bavière, fils du premier roi de Bavière Maximilien Ier, était  "Generalfeldmarschall" et conseiller privé du roi de Bavière (Tampon "S.K.H.D Prinzen Carl V. Bayern Güter Administration Tegernsee"). Rare exemplaire, de provenance princière, en bindings strictement du temps. Urbain Canel & Adolphe Guyot Paris 1834 13x19,5cm 4 volumes reliés

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        Extracts from the Letters and Journals of George Fletcher Moore, Esq. Now filling a Judicial Office at the Swan River Settlement...

      London and Dublin: Orr and Smith, W. Curry, 1834. Small octavo, folding map, a fine copy in contemporary half polished calf withdrawn from the library of Lincoln's Inn (with gilt armorial crest to lower spine). First edition of this rare book in the preferred issue with the folding map.Portions of Moore's letters were first published in slim pamphlets in Dublin in 1832; these are extremely rare. This longer edition, also rare, contains further letters and more detailed extracts which cover in rich personal detail the first five years of settlement.Moore, a lawyer, landed proprietor, diarist, and the colony's advocate-general arrived at the Swan River Settlement on the brig Cleopatra in 1830; over the following decades he became a large land-holder at his property Millendon and was appointed advocate-general. Less than a month after arriving in the settlement, Moore accompanied the colonial secretary on a search-party to find Aborigines implicated in a robbery. From this period on he would express sympathetic concern for the local tribes, and made a sustained effort to learn their language and understand their stories: this interest culminated in his later vocabulary of the dialects of the region.Moore was also an enthusiastic explorer who took part in several inland expeditions: he traced the Swan River to the Avon; helped discover the York district; discovered the Moore River and good land near Northam; and was sent to examine the Champion Bay district following Grey's report. Some scattered foxing.

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        Excursions in New South Wales, Western Australia and Van Diemen's Land, During the Years 1830, 1831, 1832, and 1833.

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

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        Naturgeschichte und Abbildungen der Menschen und der Saugethiere...

      Zurich: J.J. Honnegger, circa, 1834. Folio, 74 lithograph plates, original pale yellow front wrapper bound in; some significant foxing to some plates although mostly to the margins, letterpress with browning and spotting, watermarking to the edge of many plates but not affecting the images; altogether a very good copy in contemporary half calf with marbled boards, spine sunned, repaired at head. Rare, revised edition of this zoological study of mammals, including many Australian species, with fine illustrations of the Tasmanian tiger, wombat, kangaroo and platypus. The plates are newly engraved by Honegger.The author Schinz served as professor of zoology at Zurich, where he founded the zoological collection and wrote a number of works in related fields including similar studies of branches of zoology and anthropology. Schinz prepared a great series of such works, including a history of birds, reptiles, fish, and, given his concomitant interest in ethnography, another anthropological work on the peoples of the world.This is a particularly uncommon work and, as is always the case with the prolific Schinz, it is bibliographically complex. A different two-volume work by Schinz with a similar title was first published in Zürich in 1824, but this Honnegger edition appears to have been first published in 1834 (see another copy held in the Staatsbibliothek in Berlin, although the Berlin copy has 125 pp. of letterpress, while the present copy has 128 pp.). A second revised Honegger edition, easily recognised by the updated imprint "In der Honeggerschen Lithographischen Anstalt", was published in 1840.No copy of any of these editions appears to be held in any Australian collection.

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        "Four months' shooting trip to the Zulu country May to September 1870, 5 guns (one laid up in the best shooting ground), 384 head beside Crocodiles 16, Bora 2 ,Muscat 1, Pelicans, Flamingos, Bustard, Korau, Game (many kinds) Duck (various) Teal, Dickkop, Cranes various, Herons various ,Egrets, Hadidas, Secretary birds, Eagles (various), Pheasants, Partridges (various), Guinea Fowl (blue crested common), Quail (various), Bitters, Snakes various 374 head" The diary of R.J. Edmonds (Dilly) with Guy Darling and Bob Fellows leaving England, and being joined in South Africa by John Dunn and Captain Walmesley

      John Robert Dunn (1834-1895) a South African settler, hunter, and diplomat of Scottish dissent his love of hunting took him regularly into Zululand. An influential man in the area, Dunn became a close and respected friend of the Zulu chief Cetshwayo being given tracts of land in Zululand and having a number of Zulu wives. The diary begins with the party leaving Falmouth on March the 12th. They sight Table Mountain on 13th April There are various observations and episodes of the journey including shooting Porpoises Albatrosses etc. They meet with a Captain Watson 11th regiment who is planning to come up to Dunns country with them, "a great bore but cannot be helped, I fear we shall be to many guns on the ground". The party leave Durban on the 29th receiving a letter from Captain Walmesley the government agent that he would join the party at the Tugela river on the 4th. There are various references to equipping out the expedition getting guns' powder, wagons etc. "Setting out on the 6th May and crossing the Tugela river and leaving our horses on the Natal side as the river is running to fast JD is waiting to greet us and welcomes us to Zululand. Dunn reflects on how the land abounded with game 15 years ago and tells us the best shooting will be at the end. We spend time in the area shooting Buck plains game etc. We meet our first Zulus on the 24th "a primitive people". On the 26th we leave for new Buck country, Dunn goes to his place some 27 miles away and to see Ketowayo (Cetshwayo)." There are various encounters with Zulus recorded including a visit to a Kraal and how Kaffir hospitality is very poor. On Saturday 4th June we cross the Umbelozi (Umfolozi). Much shooting of Koodoo waterbuck Wilde beast Gunu etc recorded. A typical entry Fri 10th after Rhino walking through bush an old Rhino jumps up fire 4 barrels at 15 yds., but she goes off. On the 15th I shot my first Rhino" shot him in the chest at 150 yds. he drops dead "also shot a Klepspringer possibly the smallest and largest beasts we are likely to get. A great deal of shooting for seacows (Hippos). We cross the Nyalazi on the 23rd the next day we watch the Zulus hunt and hear about a Dutchman 6 miles away who is expected to die of fever. There is a party of Dutch hunters who had spoiled our hunting on the Umfolozi. Various hunting episodes taking place, we pass Baldwin's camp where only 2 out of his party of 7 survived "but the climate has altered since", (In 1860 Baldwin's 1st safari after Hippo, 8 of his 10 white companions died of Malaria). From now on there is a great deal of hunting recorded and observation a large number of Rhinos being shot and numerous plains game. It is remarkable how many animals were wounded or badly shot and not retrieved. Many near misses for the guns and their kaffir boys being charged by rhino's. On the 16th we move camp I saw W nearly a mile off, he arrived covered in blood after shooting a lion and thinking it was dead he advanced and was attacked by the lion. The following day I go off with D where the lion was. D shot at a lion and I give it a barrel Dunn shouted at us not to run in, the lion was from yesterday it was hit 3 times by W the lion was skinned and the meat eaten by the kaffirs. Sunday 30th I chase on horseback 2 rhinos shot both 1 dropping like a rabbit, F shots 5 in 1 day. The diary continues in the same vein hunting every day. On Saturday the 12th August we move camp Esmonde slept out that night. Here the diary ends with "I shall not keep this diary any more tho we expect another month & some fun with sea cow." At the end of the volume is a 10-page game register giving the game shot by each member of the party. And a total breakdown of the head shot overall, which include 27 Rhinos 39 hippos 67 Gnu . Reading the diary, you become aware that a great deal of game was wounded and not picked, including many Rhinos I am assuming these are not recorded in the register. An important and early hunting diary particularly being in Zululand with John Dunn. Dunn in the late 1850s strove to bring peace between Cetshwayo and his half-brother Mbuyazis the carnage was horrific and it lived with Dunn for the rest of his life. Cetshwayo becoming King at his father's death in 1872. After this Dunn became possible the second most powerful man in Zululand becoming Cetshwayo advisor and confident.

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        An Act to empower His Majesty to erect South Australia into a British Province or Provinces...

      London: George Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode, 1834. Foolscap folio, numbered pp. 789-796,(no loss of text); in full red crushed morocco by Sangorski, gilt. The South Australia Act: the formal creation of the new colony.The Act, which is dated 15 August 1834, provided for the settlement of a province on the lands between 132 and 141 degrees East longitude, and between the Southern Ocean, and 26 degrees South latitude, including the islands adjacent to the coastline. The Act largely reflected the views and pioneering work of Edward Gibbon Wakefield, who saw control of land sales as a way to finance the development of a colony. Name clipped from head of first leaf, otherwise a fine copy.

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        Voyage dans les Etats-Unis de l'Amérique du nord, et dans le haut et le bas Canada

      French Edition illustrated with a folding map on heavy paper. Bound in half tan and blond Restoration calf. Back tooled raised two boards cold irons, irons romantic long, cold and fatty fillets gilt; roulette tail. Cailloutées slices. Small spots of discoloration on the back. Nice copy, very fresh. British naval officer, basill Hall was repeatedly commissioned for voyages of discovery, especially in South America and Korea, he made it personal travel in 1827 and 1828, seeking to discover what his eyes this young America. Although a warning dilutes the vision of the author, the narrator giving an inglorious image of America, it will be seen that Dickens himself, who made the trip in 1842 gave a similar picture, a america dedicated to one rule and one God: profit and contemptuous Europe. Unsolicited testimonials from industrious america, cities under construction, and landscape (Falls Naigara ...), the author describes each remarkable thing. Interesting travelogue by a sharp look. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Arthus Bertrand Paris 1834 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in 8 (12,5x21,5cm) (4) xij, 331pp. et (4) 351pp. relié

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        Sieben Bücher über natürliche Geburtshülfe.

      Wien, Ghelen, 1834 - VIII, 469 (1) Seiten. Halblederband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung. *Erste deutschsprachige Ausgabe (erschien zuerst in lateinischer Sprache). - Boer, Johann Lukas (ursprünglich J. L. Boogers), (1751-1835) war ein Pionier der natürlichen Geburt und Begründer der Wiener Schule der Geburtshilfe. Er lehnte die übertriebene Anwendung der Kunsthilfe bei der Geburt ab und verwies auf die Naturkräfte des Körpers. Unter seiner Leitung in der Wiener Geburtshilflichen Klinik lag die Mortalitätsrate beim Kindbettfieber unter einem Prozent. Hirsch nennt ihn "einen der genialsten Geburtshelfer, die es je gab. Die ganze moderne Geburtshilfe, wie wir sie heute kennen, ruht auf B's Lehren" (Hirsch-Hüb. I, 596). - vorsatzblatt mit einer privaten widmung von 1860. Schönes Exemplar in guter Gesamterhaltung. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 800 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Summary of Colonial Law, The Practice of the Court of Appeals from the Plantations, and of the Laws and Their Administration in All the Colonies; With Charters of Justice, Orders in Council [etc.]. Castle 504; Ragatz p.377

      Clark's painstakingly prepared treatise, termed both an "invaluable legal work" and "a basic, respected text on the legal operation of the British colonial system", still the starting point for the study of Britain's colonial legal regimes. ?Contemporary 3/4 calf, quite rubbed, chipped crimson morocco label, gilt, front joint cracked, else a clean copy. S. Sweet . . . A Maxwell . . . Stevens & Sons [etc.], London, 1834.

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        La Mosaïque, collection complète

      Bureaux de La Mosaïque. Edition originale.Trois bound volumes complete collection of 52 issues for years 1834 and 1835, and 51 issues of 1836, united under a new title page dated 1837.Pagination continuously in each volumes.binding in Half tan sheepskin, flat spine decorated with netting and jewels dorés.Chaque volume is adorned with more than 600 figures engraved on wood, black and white in the texte.Edition originale.Exemplaire from the collection André Vasseur carrying her ex -libris on each of the volumes, and a handwritten sheet of bibliographic data pasted in the first tome.spine, caps and corners rubbed, scattered spots and traces of fold on some pages, otherwise good condition for this rare complete collection abundantly illustrée.Portant the subtitle "Book of everyone and of all countries," the magazine, encyclopedic vocation consisted of autograph dedication of the authors corresponding to autograph dedication of the authors such as "Monuments of France", "foreign Monuments", "History "," Natural History, "" Biography, "" views, "" Science, Arts, Industry, "" Painting, Etching, Statuary, "" Religion, Morals and Practices ", or" Geography, Travel. ". She appeared in weekly deliveries from 1834 to 1836, when it is very likely that ceased publication since the end of Volume 3 contains the word "End of the third and last volume." --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Bureaux de La Mosaïque Paris & Bruxelles 1834-1837 20x29,5cm relié

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        Bracebridge Hall ; or the humorists [Suivi de] Tales of a traveller. By Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.

      Rare Parisian edition. A specific title page for Tales of a traveler.Binding romantic contemporary in full red glossy calf. Smooth spine richly decorated. Flat cold hit a large central medallion, Toulette golden framing. Gilt edges. Light rubbing, especially the lower flat, the corners ... Baudry, booseller in foreign languages Paris 1834 2 parties en un Vol. In-12 (9,5x14,6cm) relié

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        Crinum Declinatum from A Selection of Hexandrian Plants.

      London: Havell, circa 1834. Handcoloured aquatint, 642 x 450 mm. (sheet size), mounted. Born circa 1800, Priscilla Susan Bury was the daughter of a wealthy Liverpool merchant. She was raised at her family's estate, Fairfield, where exotic plants were grown in the family's hothouses. At that time, Liverpool was England's second city, a major industrial and trade centre. Due in large part to the efforts of William Roscoe, a wealthy Liverpool merchant and botanist, it also became a centre for the Linnaean System of classification, which further fuelled the Victorian fascination for botanical subjects. As a young girl growing up in this environment, Priscilla Bury began painting flower studies at an early age and displayed considerable talent. Her botanical illustrations (or "portraits" as she called them), which were primarily of lilies and related flowers.Bury occupies a singular position in botanical art. Unlike Redouté or Poiteau, she was not trained as a botanist or patronised as a professional artist. Her remarkable contribution, A Selection of Hexandrian Plants, which depicts flowers with six stamens, is the largest scale, most unusual and rarest of all nineteenth century botanicals. It was engraved by renowned London engraver Robert Havell at the very same time that he was engraving Audubon's plates. First produced from 1831 to 1834, these rich aquatint plates were partly printed in colour and further coloured by hand.This plate is Bury's study of the CRINUM declinatum (declinate), a form of CRINUM asiaticum. Fine.

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        Histoire physique, civile et moral de Paris

      Ledentu. Mention de cinquième édition, la dernière publiée du vivant de l'auteur. Elle est illustrée de 85 gravures sur acier sous sepentes. Préface de la quatrième édition, et de la première.bindings en demi chagrin rouge d'époque. spine à nerfs orné de roulettes sur les nerfs et spine-ends, et de 3 fers. Titres et tomaisons dorées. Papier glacé rouge, entrelacs de fleurs et fruits à froid. Traces de frottements en spine-ends, mors, plats et coins. Un trou de vers en queue du tome 9. Bel exemplaire, bien relié. Rare ensemble décoratif.La table occupe le tome 10. Ledentu Paris 1834 In-8 (13,5x21cm) 10 tomes en 10 volumes reliés

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        DU MAURIER George 1834 1896 Cartoonist and author


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        La Conquete des Airs, Reve Philosophique.

      Paris: Marchant, Editeur, 1834. Octavo, 22 pp.; in the original printed blue paper wrappers preserved in a modern quarter cloth binding. Rare first edition (NUC notes a single copy) of this very early aeronautical fantasy, an impassioned plea for the aérostation as the basis for a world of harmony and perfection.This rather odd piece of aeronautical history is dedicated to the regeneration of interest in travelling by air, 'cet enfant du dix-huitième siècle qui produirait en économie sociale, en morale, en politique, des résultats bien autrement merveilleux que ceux des chemins de fer'. M. Poujol sets the scene when he finds himself wandering around the Tivoli gardens on a particularly lovely day, pondering the wondrous future society of the air. It occurs to him that modern society is not devoting enough attention to the possibility of flight, an unnerving omission which he hopes to rectify with this account. As support, he takes time to point out that not only was the noted intellect Louis XVI a huge fan of the aeronaut, but he also suggests that Napoleon was very keen to try a surprise invasion of England by air. A fine copy.

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        Narrative of a Journey to the Falls of the Cavery; With an Historical and Descriptive Account of the Neilgherry Hills.

      London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1834 - Octavo. Original boards, rebacked in polished green cloth retaining the original printed paper spine label, all edges untrimmed. Tips and lower board-edges bumped and rubbed, a few early leaves roughly opened along top edge, with shallow chipping to pp. v-viii (List of Subscribers) and sigs. B3-4, the text never affected, B7 with similar loss at top edge and short closed fore-edge tear just touching the letterpress, occasional marginal finger-soiling, mild spotting to a few plates, chiefly in margins, and offsetting to facing leaves, plates facing pp. 8 and 46 separated from bottom and top cords respectively, but holding. A good, tall copy with wide margins. Lithographic frontispiece and 11 similar plates by Purser from sketches by the author. First edition, uncommon, with three copies traced at auction, eight copies in UK libraries, and two world-wide, other institutional records apparently pertaining to the second edition, published the same year. According to the list of subscribers 256 copies were printed. Jervis was an officer in the 62nd (Wiltshire) Regiment of Foot, which was deployed to India in 1830 and was initially garrisoned at Bangalore, helping suppress the rebellion there two years later, before moving to Ferozepore in 1844 and fighting in the First Anglo-Sikh War. His guide to the Kaviri River and Nilgiri Mountains in southern India carries a dedication to Stephen Lushington and is attractively illustrated with a series of lithographs from his own sketches, depicting river views and scenes at Ootacamund (Ooty), Poonamallee, Bangalore, and Ramanagara (then named Closepet after Sir Barry Close). Not in Abbey or Riddick. [Attributes: First Edition]

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

      Haarlem; Bohn, 1834, Hardback, First Edition. Finely and sumptuously bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and a contrasting morocco gilt-blocked label. An exceptional copy; of presentation quality- scans and additional detail on request. ; 640 pages; Subject: Netherlands - Civilization. Impressively illustrated with a series of [folding] etched plates and a large, folding hand-coloured map to the rear. 640 pages. Inventory No: 94336.

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        Oeuvres complètes de P.J. de Béranger, édition unique revue par l'auteur, ornée de vignettes en taille-douce dessinées par les peintres les plus célèbres

      Perrotin. Partly original illustrated edition of 104 vignettes from the drawings Daubigny, Johannot, Charlet, Raffet, Scheffer Devéria ... Binders half calf cherry, back with four nerves purposes adorned with gold striping and cold and cold typographical motifs and romantic golden arabesques, golden friezes head and tails, parts of title and volume number of black shagreen, boards of marbled boards guards and contreplats of handmade paper, marbled, romantic bindings of the time. The illustrations broken down as: Volume 1: 1 frontispiece and 25 figures Volume 2: 33 figures, Volume 3: 40 figures, Volume 4: 6, 1 plus 1 portrait facsimile. Our series is complete although the fifth volume consisting of musical songs of Beranger. Lovely group virtually free of freckles and set in a charming romantic contemporary binding. Perrotin Paris 1834 13,5x21,5cm 5 volumes reliés

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        Map of the Colony of New South Wales...

      London: Mitchell & Carmichael, 1834. Dissected hand-coloured engraved map, backed on linen as issued, 625 x 1340 mm.; a remarkably handsome large-format map; preserved in the original green cloth slip-case, early manuscript label to front. Very rare: the so-called "Map of the Nineteen Colonies" drawn by Major Thomas Mitchell and engraved by John Carmichael in Sydney. This large-format separately-issued map is highly prized as it was both drawn and engraved in Sydney, ignoring the standard protocol of forwarding manuscripts to London to have them engraved there, and is 'an exquisite example of the engraver's art' (Butler, Printed, p. 81).An excellent note accompanying the copy of the map in the State Library of New South Wales, which lists the map as one of the more significant in their collection, comments that the "Map of the Nineteen Counties" was compiled 'from 900 surveys, and engraved by Mitchell and Carmichael, costing Mitchell nearly £1200.' A copy of the map was submitted to Colonial Secretary Macleay in February 1834, and the map was then sent to Lord Stanley (the dedicatee, then serving as Secretary of State for War and the Colonies, but later a three-times Prime Minister of the United Kingdom) on 5 May 1834. The Library's catalogue notes that despite being said to have been "republished in London", this may in fact have been a stratagem against piracy of the map by implying an earlier full issue. It was first advertised for sale in Sydney in the Gazette for 14 July 1835.Mitchell had arrived in the Colony in 1827 and became Surveyor-General on the death of Oxley the following year. His work on completing a comprehensive survey of New South Wales was his first major task, and this map is therefore notable not only as the crowning achievement of his early career, but as the first major work to plot his roads west to Bathurst and south towards Goulburn (here shown as "roads planned and marked out by Major Mitchell, and made or in progress by the Gangs under his orders"). In late 1831 and 1832 Mitchell was away on his exploration of New England, but by 1833 criticism of the backwardness of the survey forced Mitchell to complete this map and arrange to have it sent to London. Some toning of the map.

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        The Doctor


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        Antiquities Mexicaines. Relation des Trois Expeditions du Capitaine Dupaix, Ordonnees en 1805, 1806, et 1807, Pour la Recherche des Antiquities du Pays, Notamment Celles de Mitla et de Palenque...

      Paris: Au Bureau des Antiquities Mexicaines, 1834. FINELY BOUND AND PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED. Elephant folio, two volumes, volume one pp.xv, 224, 4 of index, volume two unpaginated with 166 lithographic plates, as called for but lacking the map. Bound in recent mid green half Morocco over lighter green boards, gilt titles on tan Morocco labels to spines. Text in French. Both volumes have water staining and some crinkling throughout, library stamp to title page of both volumes, professional paper repair to half title of second volume. All told an imposing and inexpensive example of this scarce work.

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        Two Expeditions into the Interior of Southern Australia, during the years 1828, 1829, 1830 and 1831: with observations on the Soil, Climate, and General Resources of the Colony of New South Wales... Second Edition.

      London: Smith, Elder and Co. 1834. Two volumes, octavo, with a chart and a large folding map (crudely repaired with tape), 13 engraved plates (four of newly-discovered birds with original handcolouring); manuscript presentation dated 1874; a fine and handsome set in contemporary plum calf by Ramage, bookplates of Harold L. Sheard, bound without advertisements. Presentation copy from Sturt's widow: the rare second edition of this account of Sturt's first two expeditions: 'an important book, recounting discoveries of the highest consequence' (Australian Rare Books).A manuscript inscription in both volumes reads: 'Frederick Peake In remembrance of the Author From C.C. Sturt 1874'. Sturt married Charlotte Christiana Greene on 20 September 1834, and she lived until 1887, almost twenty years after Sturt's death. After his death Charlotte was granted a civil list pension of £80 a year, and the queen granted her the title of Lady Sturt. Frederick Peake was a close friend of Charles Sturt, as is evidenced by the correspondence between them printed in the Life of Charles Sturt (1899).Sturt's first expedition set out from Sydney in 1828, with a brief from Governor Darling to follow the course of the Macquarie River. Within the first month he, and his second-in-command Hamilton Hume, had discovered the extent of the Macquarie Marshes. To the north they discovered and named the Darling River, and went on to trace the Bogan and Castlereagh rivers into the Darling, and the Macquarie into the Castlereagh.On his return to Sydney, Sturt pushed for command of an expedition to follow the Darling River to the supposed inland sea, however was instead commissioned to trace the Murrumbidgee River toward the south coast. Travelling along the river by boat, they were swept into a much broader fast-flowing river which they named the Murray, without realising it was the Hume River earlier discovered by Hume and Hovell. Sturt also discovered the junction of the Darling and the Murray, before reaching Lake Alexandrina. The most arduous aspect of the expedition awaited: after the vessel which was supposed to meet them on the south coast failed to materialise, Sturt and his men, with depleted provisions, were forced to row against the current for nearly one thousand miles to Sydney. They arrived in Sydney after many weeks of starvation and gruelling exertion.This is the second edition of Sturt's account of over four thousand miles of exploration over a four-year period. It was written while Sturt was in England, undergoing treatment for the blindness that had struck him during the voyage home. The large folding map of Australia, sometimes missing, is present in this copy (though with an old crude tape repair at two edges).

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        Dai Nihon Yochi Benran. ???????

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

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        Killader's Tomb, Ouscottah.

      London. Edward Orme. Dated in the plate 1804. A later edition, ca. 1834. Aquatint engraving, handcolored, 11 x 13 5/8 (neatline of print) on sheet 16 1/2 x 23 inches. Very good condition. A beautifully executed aquatint from the series "Picturesque Scenery in the Kingdom of Mysore" by James Hunter first published in "A Brief History of Ancient and Modern India" by Francis William Blagdon in 1805 (the engraving is dated on the plate June 4 1804). This copy is from a subsequent edition, the sheet watermarked "Whatman Turkey Mill 1834" (see Abbey, #425).

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