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        The Butterfly's Ball. Embellished with Engravings.

      - London: D. Carvalho, [c. 1835]. Slim small 8vo, [12]ff, printed on one side only. Each leaf illustrated with text beneath, finely colored by hand. Original drab printed pictorial wrappers, a remarkably fine copy. Only edition thus, a scarce book especially in fine condition. Not in Osborne. Gumuchian 986. Originally issued in 1807 in a series comprised of The Butterfly's Ball; The Peacock At Home; The Elephant's Ball; and The Lion's Masquerade; it was very popular, being reissued as late as the 1880s [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller, ABAA]
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        \"Topographische Karte des Fürstenthums Waldeck\".

       Kupferstich von Marshall und Papen nach Bennefeld, um 1835, 36 x 32,5 cm. Mit Widmung an Georg Heinrich, reg. Fürst zu Waldeck-Pyrmont. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Hessen, Landkarten, Landkarten 19. Jhrh.

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        Royal Military College near Bagshot, with the arrival of their Majesties on the 14th Sept., 1835.

      MOTTE, W. D. Royal Military College near Bagshot, with the arrival of their Majesties on the 14th Sept., 1835. Original lithograph drawn and published by William Dela Motte, printed by Day & Haghe, 1835. 265 x 375 mm. £480

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        Veduta del Sepolcro di Cajo Cestio. [The Pyramid of Caius Cestius, with the Porta S. Paolo and Adjoining Road. H35]

      PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista. Veduta del Sepolcro di Cajo Cestio. [The Pyramid of Caius Cestius, with the Porta S. Paolo and Adjoining Road. H35] Original etching for Vedute di Roma, Paris edition V/VI, (1807-1835) 410 x 550 mm. £1,200

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        ALGAE VECTIS, OR DRIED SPECIMENS OF MARINE PLANTS, PRINCIPALLY COLLECTED IN THE ISLE OF WIGHT, Carefully Named According to Dr. Hooker's British Flora. PREPARED AND SOLD BY E, WESTWOOD.

      Seaweed Cottage, Ventnor, Isle of Wight: E. Westwood, Seaweed Ornament Manufacturer to Their Royal Highnesses the Duchess of Kent and the Princess Victoria , 1835. EXTREMELY RARE. We have been unable to find any reference to this work; not recorded on Copac or Worldcat. No date, but c. 1835. [reference to 'their Royal Highnesses the Duchess of Kent and the Princess Victoria' suggest pre. 1837 and Hooker's vol. 2 which covered the algae was first published in 1835.] Letterpress title page, followed by blank leaf and 49 further leafs with mounted specimen/s of a singe species to the recto of each leaf. Approximately 41 of these specimens with a pasted-on manuscript label with species name and reference to species in Hooker's work. Bound in original half red straight grained morocco with marbled paper boards, printed title label to the front board. Binding very good and strong with a little general wear and rubbing. Contents good and tight, original end papers, old silver-fish damage to some pages, though this now expertly and inconspicuously repaired using Japanese tissue and Methyl cellulose. Most of the specimens in very good condition, a few with small pieces missing, a little offsetting/staining of paper by some specimens. A superb and possibly unique item; the letterpress title page and title label suggest that multiple copies of this work were produced (or at least were intended to be produced), but this may well be the only copy to have survived. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to (22.5 x 28.5cm).

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        Mit hoher obrigkeitlicher Bewilligung werden . die Familie Longuemare erste acrobatische Tänzer aus Paris, und Carl Haueisen, Jongleur und Hercules, Große Vorstellungen zu geben die Ehre haben.

      (Augsburg), 23. August 1835. - Einblattdruck mit gr. Holzschnitt (17 x 12 cm) und typographischem Text. Blattgr.: 49 x 20 cm. Neben den Jonglagen gibt die ganze Familie Longuemare diverse Seiltanz-Vorführungen.

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        Darstellung der Kunstreiterin Käthchen Gärtner - Carré.

      O. O., ca. 1835.Holzschnitt. 23 x 31 cm. Blattgr.: 26,5 x 38 cm. Käthchen Gärtner (geb. Rotterdam 2. Mai 1824) war eine geborene de Gast (ebenfalls eine bedeutende Kunstreiter - Familie), kam im Alter von sechs Jahren zu C. Traugott Gärtner, der sie schon sehr früh ausbildete und dessen Namen sie annahm. 1842 heiratete sie den berühmten Circusdirektor und Kunstreiter Carl Theodor Wilhelm Carré. - "Käthchen Gärtner - Carré war die graciöseste Ohne Sattel - Reiterin und Panneautänzerin ihrer Zeit, dabei eine sehr kühne Sattelreiterin, welche immer der alte Renz rufen liess, wenn ein böses Pferd zu besteigen war; auch ritt sie Schule als Dame wie als Herr" (Saltarino, Artisten - Lexikon, p. 36). - Der "Käthchen Gärtner" betitelte Holzschnitt zeigt das erstaunliche Mädchen im Alter von ungefähr zehn Jahren. Bücher de

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        Manuscript account sent to William Riley at Raby, near Liverpool, listing stationery purchases and requesting settlement of the account

      [Sydney], 1835. Some wear along old fold lines.. Sheet of laid paper, 365 x 223 mm, folded to letter size, stamped at Sydney GPO, Liverpool NSW and Bathurst Post Paid (very early example of pre-paid internal mail stamp). Early manuscript correspondence concerning two well known identities in the colony, neither of whom survived long after this correspondence. William McGarvie (1810-1841), journalist and bookseller, was born in Glasgow, Scotland. He worked briefly on the Glasgow Herald before he followed his brother John to New South Wales, arriving in the Comet in 1828. He immediately took charge of a stationery warehouse run by the famous printer Robert Howe in Lower George Street. In 1831 he and two colleagues from the Sydney Gazette imported a printing press and began publication of the Sydney Herald. Although heavily involved in setting up the Herald, McGarvie's health was never strong, and he was soon compelled to return to Scotland. However, after a brief visit home, he returned to Sydney in 1832, on the return voyage he was in a storm and was drenched in his cabin in the Minerva, this caused permanent damage to his lungs. Back in Sydney he resumed bookselling at the Australian Warehouse, his health still not good, he died in 1841 at the age of 31, having been forced to spend six nights in the bush in wet weather. William Riley (1807-1836) pastoralist and sketcher, was a son of the pioneer pastoralist Alexander Riley who had come to New South Wales as a free settler in 1804, Alexander ran sheep on his property, Raby, near Liverpool, New South Wales, exporting wool to England from 1812 onwards. He was determined to rival John Macarthur's Spanish merinos and between 1827 and 1830 the Riley merinos won every possible gold medal awarded by the New South Wales Agricultural Society. William sketched two of the prize specimens, his drawing titled Portraits of a Prize Ram and Ewe was published in London as a lithograph in 1828 by Dean & Munday.William married Honoria Rose Brooks on 28 February 1833, however he died suddenly on 4 December 1836, the day fixed for the wedding of his wife's sister, Maria, to Lieutenant Zouch . To celebrate the occasion, the groom's friend Lieutenant Waddy fired a decorative cannon which exploded taking off Lieutenant Waddy's hand. Waddy survived but Riley, who witnessed the accident, collapsed and died, thought to have been due to shock. Alexander Riley's property "Raby" is illustrated in Joseph Lycett VIEWS, Plate 7 and is described as "the most fertile character, and is principally devoted to the grazing of fine-woolled sheep"

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        Unterricht in den Waffen-Uebungen für die Landwehr-Artillerie, . für die Landwehr-Cavallerie, . für die Landwehr-Infanterie des Königreichs Bayern. 3 Bände.

      München, Franz, 1835. - (4) IV, 78 Seiten, 1 gefaltete lithografische Tafel; (4) X, 242 Seiten, 6 gefaltete lithografische Pläne; (4) XIV, 335 Seiten, 6 gefaltete lithografische Pläne. Original-Pappbände. Das komplette Regelwerk der verschiedenen Waffen-Gattungen mit Privileg des Königs Ludwig I. für zehn Jahre, unterzeichnet von dem Fürsten Oettingen-Wallerstein. - Die Einbände leicht fleckig und beschabt. Stellenweise gering braunfleckig. Gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TA., Parco delle Casciene, ". Palazzo delle Cascine presso a Firenze".

      - Aquarellierter und gouachierter Aquatinta ( anonym ), um 1835, 23,6 x 31,5 Wie bei altgoauchierten Ansichten häufig, ist die Ansicht allseitig bis auf die Bildkante beschnitten und altmontiert. - Die Legende ist unter der Ansicht montiert.

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        Picrturesque views in the island of Ascension

      Smith, Elder, and Co., London 1835 - First edition, oblong folio, pp. [16]; vignette title page showing a small topographical map of the island, 10 hand-colored lithograph plates (2 of them beautiful folding panoramas), all on India paper mounted, and each accompanied by descriptive text; modern quarter brown calf over marbled boards, red morocco label on upper cover; 2 plates with short mended tears in the fore-margins (not entering the image), binding very lightly rubbed; near fine throughout. William Allen (1793-1864) was a naval officer best known for his part in the River Niger expeditions of 1832 and 1841-2. The sketches from which these lithographs were made were drawn by Allen during a two-month stay on Ascension, possibly while he recuperated from the rigors of the first Niger expedition. The OCLC records look to be erroneous as they show in some cases fewer pages, and in others, fewer plates. Not in Abbey, Travel. Not in Tooley, Color Plate Books [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Two important ALS sent to London by a Sydney trader

      Sydney, 1835. Two autograph letters, each 250 x 200 mm. on laid paper, old folds and some damage (the 1834 letter with insect damage at the original seal, now dormant of course); very good. Two most interesting letters from an important Sydney-based merchant, Richard Jones, detailing his work chiefly on trading vessels and whaling voyages, but with much of moment regarding life in the colony. Both of the letters were sent by Jones to Messrs. Birnie & Son: this was the company of "Alexander Birnie of 12 Great St Helen's, the only London merchant and general agent regularly trading to New South Wales in the 1810s" (ADB). Richard Jones (1786-1852) arrived in Sydney on the Mary Ann in 1809, and over the following decade established himself as a merchant: his association with the Riley family fast became something of a monopoly, and Macquarie complained that their company was the colony's "solitary mercantile firm" and a "sordid Rapacious House" (ADB). In the 1820s Jones branched out as a pastoralist, and took up an enormous grant on the Hunter River, while his estate near Penrith not only stretched to dairy, pigs and poultry, but also had a working six-acre vineyard.The first of the letters (dated 10 December 1834) is of note for the description of some dealings between Birnie, Jones and John Dunmore Lang: the latter had only very recently returned from a trip to Britain, bringing with him a group of ministers and a printing press which he used to set up his journal The Colonist: presumably it is the press to which Jones refers in his comment that Lang "arrived here about three weeks ago with his numerous Cargo all well and a valuable acquisition this importation will prove to our community." The letter also mentions what were clearly quite intricate business dealings between Jones and Lang involving "various legal documents", but that "nothing has been done towards the settlement of your claims on him". The remainder of the letter speaks about various captains on whaling voyages (Christie and Curry are named, with reference to their work in New Zealand and Japanese waters).The second of the letters (dated 6 April 1835) is marked "duplicate", although no other copy seems extant. This is a more substantial letter than the former, not least because Jones is able to report the safe return of the whaler Elizabeth (Capt. Curry) from a successful voyage, and also that he has had reports from New Zealand that the Anne (Capt. Christie) is doing well in the waters around the Friendly Isles, although Jones does sound a warning note in his comment that "these voyages are become much more difficult than formerly" and require "great perseverance to insure success". Jones is also able to say that pursuant to his earlier comments, that Dr. Lang has sent a remittance for £250, and promises more. Jones cannot help commenting that "the Doctor is some how or other backward in cash matters". This letter also includes a small reference to the travails of James Birnie which will be "confirmatory of his unfortunate state of mind" (see following). A postscript added on 22 April gives strong news of the success of the Anne and the Renard in New Zealand waters.

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        Oeuvres de Walter Scott

      Furne, Charles Gosselin, Perrotin, PARIGI 1835 - Francese Con prefazione generale di Waverley, tradotto A. J. B. Defauconpret; Waverley- Guy Mannering - L' antiquarie- Rob roy - Le nain, Les puritains - La prison d' Edimburg- Lammermoob L' officier d fortune - Ivanhoe - Le monastere - L' abbe - Kenilworth - Le pirate - Nigel - Peveril - Quentind Durward - Les eaux de st. Roman - Redgauntlet - Le connetable de chester - Woodstock - Chroniques de la canongate - Jolie Fille de Perth - Charles La temerarie - Robert de Paris - Le chateau perilleux - Historire d' Ecosse 1 2 3 - Romans poetique 1 2 ; rilegato in mezza pelle con titoli oro al dorso, e coperte decorate con motivo marmoreo; normali segni del tempo sulle copertine lievemente usurate soprattutto ai margini, nele pagine imbrunite e con fioritura

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        Album für Rippoldsau und die Bäder Griesbach, Petersthal, Freiersbach, Sulzbach, Antogast, nebst Wolfach, Freudenstadt und Allerheiligen.

      - Quer-kl.-8° (11,3x17,5 cm). (2) Bl., 96 S. Mit lithogr. Titel mit ovaler Ansichtsvignette und 31 getönten lithogr. Ansichten von Carl Reifert. OHLn. mit goldgepr. Deckeltitel und Ganzgoldschnitt. Schefold S. 821 und Nrn. 32557-32562, 32578. - Vgl. Zürcher Pfarrerbuch 538. - Mit anmutigen Ansichten illustriertes balneologisches Werk des seit 1835 im zürcherischen Thalwil wirkenden (Sänger-) Pfarrers J. J. Sprüngli (1801-1889) über die im Schwarzwald gelegenen Bäder. Die getönten Ansichtstafeln zeigen Bad Rippoldsau, Freudenstadt, Bad Griesbach, Bad Peterstal, Seebach, Wolfach. - (Kanten etwas berieben. Text und einige Tafelränder stockfleckig. Minimale Bräunung hie und da). OHLn. mit goldgepr. Deckeltitel und Ganzgoldschnitt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mit hoher Bewilligung wird ... Laura de Bach, Wittwe des Christoph de Bach ... ihre vier und zwanzigste große Vorstellung zu geben die Ehre haben.

      Prag, 25. Januar 1835. Einblattdruck mit typograph. Text und Holzschnitt. Blattgr.: 44 x 26 cm. Vorführung mehrerer Kunstreiter-Nummern. - Laura de Bach führte nach den Tod ihres Gatten Christoph de Bach (1768 - 14. 4. 1834) mit ihren 4 Kindern das erfolgreiche Geschäft fort; hier einer ihrer ersten Auftritte unter eigenem Namen mit dem \"Cirque Olympique\". - Laura verstarb 1856 in London, einer ihrer Söhne endete wegen Raubmordes auf dem Schaffot. Vgl. zur interessanten Familiengeschichte: Saltarino, Artisten-Lexikon, p. 12. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Der Spatzier-Ritt, zum freundlichen Doerfchen oder das Mieth Pferd / La Promenade à Cheval, ou village riant ou le cheval a louage

      1835 - Movable figure of a black Arabian horse mounted to a hand-colored landscape backdrop that measures 10 by 8 3/4 inches (251x196mm). The horse is articulated using a series of metal pins that allow it to be manipulated into various positions. Accompanied by eight interchangeable rider figures, all of which are hand-colored. These have a tab on the reverse side that allows them to slip onto the horse. The riders consist of two women and six men. The ladies are shown riding side-saddle and wearing full period costume. Among the men are a jockey, a Prussian Hussar, an officer with a plumed hat, and several gentlemen with various costumes, riding crops and saddle styles. This very rare paper toy is virtually unknown to reference works: a single mention of it appears in the Königlich Württembergisches allgemeines Amts- und Intelligenz-Blatt for the year 1835. No maker is identified, but a small monogram appearing at the bottom of the title label on the front of the original marbled paper slipcase shows the initials "JMB." Some trivial rubbing to slipcase, minor creases to background sheet, else fine.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        Einleitung in die Analysis des Unendlichen. Aus dem Lateinischen übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen und Zusätzen begleitet von Johann Andreas Christian Michelsen. Neue Auflage. 2 Teile in 1 Band.

      Berlin Reimer -36 1835 - (21 x 13 cm). XVI, 456 S./ VIII, 392 S. Mit 8 gefalteten gestochenen Tafeln und 1 gefalteten Tabelle. Moderner Pappband im Stil der Zeit. Zweite deutsche Ausgabe. - "In seiner 'Einführung in die Analysis' leistete Euler für die moderne Analysis das gleiche wie Euklid für die Geometrie des Altertums. Sie enthält eine Darstellung der Algebra, der Trigonometrie und der analytischen Geometrie, Flächen- wie Körpergeometrie, eine Definition der Logarithmen als Exponenten sowie wichtige Beiträge zur Theorie der Gleichungen. Er entwickelte die moderne exponentiale Behandlung der Logarithmen unter Berücksichtigung der Tatsache, daß zu jeder Zahl unendlich viele natürliche Logarithmen gehören. In den Anfangskapiteln erscheint zum ersten Mal die Definition der 'mathematischen Funktion', eine der grundlegenden Konzeptionen der modernen Mathematik. Seit Eulers Zeit zielt man auf eine algebraische Behandlung der Physik und Mathematik, und viele seiner Grundsätze werden heute noch im Mathematikunterricht benutzt" (PMM). - Stellenweise etwas stockfleckig. Die Tafeln teils etwas knapp beschnitten bzw. angeschnitten. Ein Blatt mit hinterlegter Fehlstelle (ohne Textverlust). Insgesamt sauber und gut erhalten. - Eneström 102 B2; vgl. PMM 196 (lat.EA) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Narrative of a Voyage of Discovery to Africa and Arabia

      

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        Manuel du Limonadier et du confiseur contenant les meilleurs procandeacutedandeacutes pour prandeacuteparer le cafandeacute le chocolat le punch les boissons rafraichissantes liqueurs fruits andagrave leau de vie confitures pandacirctes vins artificiels pandacirctisseries landeacutegandegraveres biandegravere cidre andampc

      

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        Memorias dos estabelecimentos portuguezes a l este do Cabo da Boa Esperanca.

      Lisboa, Nery, 1835. - Broschur der Zeit, fadengeheftet, 8°, (III)-VII, 469 (2) Seiten mit 4 gefalteten Tabellen. Broschur am Rücken eingerissen und mit kleinen Randläsuren, innen sauber, unbeschnittenes Exemplar. Gomes Loureiro diente als portugiesischer Beamter in Mozambique (1798) und ab 1801 in Goa, Indien. Der Großteil des Buches beschäftigt sich mit Goa und dem portugiesischen Indien, ein Teil mit Timor und Mozambique. Themen sind u.a. Kolonialverwaltung, Bevölkerung und Handel. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Dissertation étymologique, historique et critique sur Les diverses origines du mot cocu. Avec des Notes et Pièces justificatives par un membre de l'Académie de Blois

      s.n., Imprimerie de Félix Jahyer, Blois 1835 - In-12 (172 x 112 mm), 72 pp., veau fauve, dos à cinq nerfs orné, pièce de maroquin bleu, filets à froid entourant les plats, fleurons aux angles, double filet sur les coupes, dentelle intérieure, doublures et gardes imprimées, tête dorée, non rogné (reliure fin XIXe). Orné d'un frontispice, et d'une vignette de titre. Cet ouvrage est attribué à Jean-François-de-Paule-Louis Petit de la Saussaye by Quérard, et à François-Jules de Petigny par M. de Manne. (Barbier I, 1058). (charnières fendues, petits défauts aux coins). // 12o (172 x 112 mm), 72 pp., fawn calf, spine tooled raised on five bands, blue morocco label, blind fillets border and flowerets on corners on covers, double fillet on turns-in, dentelle inside, top edge gilt, uncut (end-of-19th-cent. binding). Illustrated with a frontispiece and a vignette on title. This book is attributed to Jean-François-de-Paule-Louis Petit de la Saussaye by Quérard, and to François-Jules de Petigny by M. de Manne. (Barbier I, 1058). (hinges cracked, little defects on corners).

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        Neue Wirbelthiere zu der Fauna von Abyssinien gehörig, entdekt und beschrieben.

      Frankfurt am Main, S. Schmerber, 1835 (-1840). Folio (390 x 280mm). pp. (8), 40; 116; (2), 18; (4), 148; with 95 lithographed plates of which 81 finely hand-coloured. Contemporary red half morocco, spine in 6 compartments with gilt lettering (slightly rubbed). A unusually clean and fine copy of this important work on African zoology. All plates have a unobtrusive blind stamp not affecting the illustration. "The publication was a great expense to Rüppell as the work hardly obtained sixty subscribers in the whole of Europe. Four animal groups are dealt with, mammals, birds, amphibia, and fishes from the Red Sea. The work forms a sequel to Rüppell's 'Atlas zu einer Reise im nördlichen Afrika' published in 1826-1828" (Anker 434). The expedition was organized in close cooperation with the Senckenbergische Naturforschende Gesellschaft in Frankfurt. The work is composed as follows: Säugethiere, with 14 (1 plain) coloured plates; Vögel, with 42 coloured plates; Amphibien, with 6 coloured plates; Fische des rothen Meeres, with 33 (13 plain) coloured plates. //Nissen ZBI, 3505.

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        Mit hochobrigkeitlicher Erlaubniss hat Unterzeichneter die Ehre, seine Tochter Elisabeth Egger, aus Lienz in Tyrol, von ausgezeichneter Statur, welche nur achtzehn Pfund wiegt ... vorzuzeigen. (Unterzeichner:) C. Egger.

      (München), ca. 1835. Einblattdruck mit typographischem Text in Holzschnitt-Bordüre. Blattgr.: 38 x 23 cm. Das zur Schau gestellte Mädchen war 22 Jahre alt und 2 Fuß 8 Zoll groß; ihr anfänglich normales Wachstum wurde im vierten Lebensjahr durch die Blattern plötzlich gehemmt. Vater Egger stellte sie in einer Bude am Münchner Karlsplatz aus, zeigt sich aber bereit, dem hohen Adel und Honoratioren seine Tochter in deren Wohnungen zu \"produziren\". Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Flora Japonica sive Plantae, quas in imperio Japonico collegit, descripsit, ex parte in ipsis locis pingendas curavit...

      Lugduni Batavorum (Leiden), apud auctorem, 1835-1870. 2 volumes, bound in one. Folio (395 x 300mm). pp. (4), 193, (1); (2), 89, (1), (2), with lithographed frontispiece and lithographed dedication to Anne Paulowna Grande Duchesse de Russie and 151 lithographed plates of which 149 beautifully hand-coloured. Contemporary green half morocco, spine with gilt lines and lettering in 6 compartments. A very fine copy of the most important and first colour-plate flora of Japan. It is the second flora of Japan, preceeded only by Thunberg. Complete copies are very scarce as the work was published over a long period. It was published with plain or coloured plates. The colour-plate issue is particularly rare. Plates 124bis and 137 were never coloured. The 'Flora Japonica' was written in collaboration with J.G. Zuccarini and the last 5 parts of the second volume are by F.A. Miquel.//Von Siebold was the most important European scientist who almost single-handedly put Japanese studies on the European academic map. In 1823 he was posted to Japan as a surgeon to the Dutch factory on Deshima. He played a significant role in introducing Japan to the West and in his introduction of Western science to Japan. The Dutch were the only western nation to trade with Japan from 1639 until the opening of Japan by Perry. Von Siebold (1796-1866) was a German surgeon in service of the Dutch East India Company. /His main interest, however, focused on the study of Japanese fauna and flora. He collected as much material as he could. Starting a small botanical garden behind his home (there was not much room on the small island) von Siebold amassed over 1,000 native plants. In a specially built glasshouse he cultivated the Japanese plants to endure the Dutch climate. Local Japanese artists drew images of these plants, creating botanical illustrations and images of the daily life in Japan, which complemented his ethnographic collection. He hired Japanese hunters to track rare animals and collect specimens. Many specimens were collected with the help of his Japanese collaborators Keisuke Ito (1803-1901), Mizutani Sugeroku (1779-1833), Ohkochi Zonshin (1796-1882) and Katsuragawa Hoken (1797-1844), a physician to the Shogun. As well, von Siebold's assistant and later successor, Heinrich Bürger (1806-1858), proved to be indispensable in carrying on von Siebold's work in Japan. /Von Siebold first introduced to Europe such familiar garden-plants as the Hosta and the Hydrangea otaksa. Unknown to the Japanese, he was also able to smuggle out germinative seeds of tea plants to the botanical garden Buitenzorg in Batavia. Through this single act, he started the tea culture in Java, a Dutch colony at the time./The last copy sold of this great rarity was at Christie's New York 'An Important Botanical Library' 5 June, 1997 and made $ 118.000. That copy was nice but not in such a pristine condition as the copy we are offering now. //Nissen BBI, 1842.

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        THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. including A Journal of His Tour to the Hebrides

      John Murray, London 1835 - Large Octavo. Complete in ten volumes. Each volume with half-title, engraved frontispieces, engraved vignette title pages and regular title pages. Bound by Riviere in ¾ red polished calf over marbled paper covered boards with matching endpapers. Raised bands with compartments stamped in gilt, light and dark morocco spine labels gilt, top edges gilt. Some volumes unopened., some darkening or staining to spines, internally clean without foxing, no names or plates. One of the most famous biographies of all time.

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        TWO SHORT CATECHISMS, MUTUALLY CONNECTED; THE QUESTIONS OF THE FORMER BEING GENERALLY SUPPOSED AND OMITTED IN THE LATTER. THE FORMER CONTAINS THE MOST OF WHAT IS ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY TO BE KNOWN IN ORDER TO SALVATION; AND MAY BE TAUGHT CHILDREN BEFORE THEY CAN READ. THE LATTER CONTAINS THE MOST OF WHAT IS NECESSARY TO BE KNOWN IN ORDER TO ADMISSION TO THE LORD'S TABLE. AND BEING A BRIEF EXPLICATION OF THE ASSEMBLY'S SHORTER CATECHISM.

      published by J. Fisher & Son; printed by Newton and Fishers, Wheeling [VA] 1835 - First Virginia edition. 17 cm.; 60 pp. Corners trimmed (not affecting text), scattered foxing, backed in 19th century paper. Bound with "THE SHORTER CATECHISM OF THE WESTMINSTER ASSEMBLY. WITH PROOFS FROM THE SCRIPTURES, AND EXPLANATORY NOTES," [Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication, nd. 15 cm.; 54 pp.; upper 1/2 inch of title page excised; defective, lacking pp.7-10]. The two pamphlets bound together in plain drab paperwraps, tied with a leather string. Ownership signature of 'E[phraim] Carpenter, Indiana' on front wrapper and at the head of the title page of the first pamphlet. Manuscript notes related to scripture tipped in (one page at the end of Brown's Catechism; five pages at the end of the Westminster Catechism; plus a short note on the inside of the rear wrapper.) The Wheeling edition of Brown's "Two Short Catechisms" not listed on OCLC or in American Imprints. Though reprinted in various editions since its publication in Edinburgh in 1764, this edition is scarce. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der Spatzier-Ritt, zum freundlichen Doerfchen oder das Mieth Pferd / La Promenade à Cheval, ou village riant ou le cheval a louage

      1835. Movable figure of a black Arabian horse mounted to a hand-colored landscape backdrop that measures 10 by 8 3/4 inches (251x196mm). The horse is articulated using a series of metal pins that allow it to be manipulated into various positions. Accompanied by eight interchangeable rider figures, all of which are hand-colored. These have a tab on the reverse side that allows them to slip onto the horse. The riders consist of two women and six men. The ladies are shown riding side-saddle and wearing full period costume. Among the men are a jockey, a Prussian Hussar, an officer with a plumed hat, and several gentlemen with various costumes, riding crops and saddle styles. This very rare paper toy is virtually unknown to reference works: a single mention of it appears in the Königlich Württembergisches allgemeines Amts- und Intelligenz-Blatt for the year 1835. No maker is identified, but a small monogram appearing at the bottom of the title label on the front of the original marbled paper slipcase shows the initials "JMB." Some trivial rubbing to slipcase, minor creases to background sheet, else fine.

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        KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS THAT WE THE CORPORATION BY THE NAME STYLE AND TITLE OF "THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE OF THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA FOR THE PROMOTION OF THE MECHANIC ARTS" ARE HELD AND FIRMLY BOUND UNTO GEORGE M. DALLAS, BAYSE NEWCOMB, JOSIAH RANDALL, JAMES HARPER, THOMAS KITTERA, SAMUEL BADGER AND JOHN STEELE ALL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA ESQUIRES TRUSTEES FOR AND ON BEHALF AND FOR THE BENEFIT OF "THE GRAND LODGE OF PENNSYLVANIA AND MASONIC JURISDICTION THEREUNTO BELONGING" IN THE SUM OF FORTY THOUSAND DOLLARS LAWFUL SILVER MONEY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO BE PAID TO THE SAID... TRUSTEES AFORESAID...WE DO BIND OURSELVES AND OUR SUCCESSORS AND EVERY OF THEM FIRMLY BY THESE PRESENTS. SEALED WITH THE COMMON SEAL OF OUR SAID CORPORATION. DATED THE SIXTEENTH DAY OF OCTOBER IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND THIRTY FIVE. 1835. THE CONDITION OF THE ABOVE OBLIGATION IS SUCH THAT IF THE ABOVE-BOUNDEN THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE...[SHALL PAY THE TRUSTEES] T

      [Philadelphia:. 1835]. Broadside, 10" x 16". Entirely in elegant ink manuscript. A few very small edge chips [a letter or two affected at outermost edges]. Folds repaired on verso with archival tape. Blindstamp of the Franklin Institute in the bottom blank margin featuring a bust profile of Benjamin Franklin. Signed by James Ronaldson as President of Franklin Institute. Docketed with the Prothonotary on verso. Very Good. The Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania for the Promotion of the Mechanic Arts, the name later shortened to The Franklin Institute, was founded in 1824. Its main purpose was to honor Benjamin Franklin and advance the use of his inventions, as well as to train artisans and mechanics in the fundamentals of science. In 1835, the Masonic Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania agreed to convey to the Franklin Institute the Masonic Hall and lot. This document is part of the purchase agreement. [Wahl: THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE... A SKETCH OF ITS ORGANIZATION AND HISTORY. Philadelphia: 1895. Pages 9-10; Lyte: REPRINT OF THE MINUTES OF THE GRAND LODGE OF FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS OF PENNSYLVANIA. VOL. VI. 1829 TO 1839. Philadelphia: 1901. Pages 229-265]. James Ronaldson [1768-1841] was the first president of the Franklin Institute; he served from 1824 to 1841. A Scotsman who settled in Philadelphia in 1794, he partnered with Andrew Binney in 1796 to build one of the first type foundries in the United States. In 1806, he and Binney bought the type-foundry materials and tools that Benjamin Franklin shipped from France in the 1780's. The business made them wealthy. He later became the President of the Louisville Canal Company. Ronaldson was a personal friend of Thomas Jefferson and President Andrew Jackson. [Frazer: THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE; ITS SERVICES AND DESERTS. Philadelphia: 1908. Pages 251-2; Knight: KNIGHT'S AMERICAN MECHANICAL DICTIONARY... VOL. III. New York: 1877. Page 2674.].

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        Autograph letter signed "Bellini" to Count Rodolphe Apponyi

      - 2 pp. of a bifolium. Octavo. Dated Monday morning. Postmarked [?]January 12, 1835. In black ink. On stationery with "Weynen Superfin" blindstamped to upper portions of leaves. Integral address panel with the recipient's name and the address of the Austrian Embassy in Paris to final page. With fully intact red wax seal. In Italian and French (with translation). Bellini tries to secure the Count a place at the première of his latest opera, upon which he is "always working." He invites the Count's wife, who has a "delicate musical taste," to one of its dress rehearsals.". I met your cousin at Madame Graham's and I begged him to tell you that I had gone to the Bureau des Italiens to try to grant your wish. therefore, if the day of the first performance falls on a day when the halls are occupied almost entirely by subscribers, you'll get priority. Tell [the Countess] I am sorry I am not yet able to leave my desk, since I'm always working on the opera. I hope she will want to honor me by coming to some dress rehearsal, to give me advice with her delicate musical taste. "Slightly worn and stained; creased at folds and overall; small perforation to upper edge of first leaf; lacking small portion of right edge of second leaf with no loss of text. The opera to which Bellini refers was undoubtedly I puritani, his last work. Commissioned by the Théâtre Italien in Paris in 1834, I puritani was premièred there on January 24, 1835, just twelve days after the writing of this letter. Bellini died later that year, on September 23.Apponyi was a member of a Hungarian noble family associated with many important musicians of the day.

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        Autograph Letter Signed, 2pp on small 8vo black bordered mourning stationery, Portland Place, Nov. 29, 1898

      Lister writes to Archibald Geikie (1835-1924), prominent Scottish geologist who investigated much of the British Isles and worked on volcanic activity. In full, "I am much obliged to you. I have heard from Lord Curzon that he will reply & I have further learnt that he takes the precedence of Lord Kitchener by virtue of prior appointment. When I hear from Lord Kitchener, I will let you know...." Signed, "Lister." Lister references Lord Curzon, (1859 -1925), British Conservative statesman, Viceroy of India, and Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs. He is perhaps most associated with the Curzon Line he proposed as the eastern frontier of Poland. He was passed over as Prime Minister in 1923 in favor of Stanley Baldwin. He also refers to British military leader Horatio Herbert Kitchener (1850 -1916). Joseph Lister and Archibald Geikie were both members of the Royal Society. Lister succeeded Geikie as Foreign Secretary of the Society and in 1895 became its president (through 1900). On November 5, 1898, a banquet was given to honor General Kitchener, Commander of the Egyptian Army, who had won fame for his success at the Battle of Omdurman, taking control of the Sudan. According to The New York Times of November 5, 1898, the "sword of honor… in recognition of his defeat of the dervishes at Omdurman" was given to Kitchener at a banquet held by the Lord Mayor of London. Among the attendees at the banquet, according to The New York Times as well as many other newspapers of the day, was "Joseph Lister, President of the Royal Society," and "Lord Curzon of Kedleston," the "newly appointed viceroy of India." According to "Lord Curzon in India… Selections from his Speeches…." (New York, Macmillan, 1906), Curzon arrived in Bombay to begin as viceroy on December 30, 1898 after a passage that "took three weeks." The formal hand over took place on January 6, 1899. Shortly before his departure from England, "Lord Curzon was entertained at dinner on November 7, 1898 by The Royal Societies' Club at their House Club in St. James's Street." In his speech at the dinner, Curzon thanked his hosts, saying "I have the privilege of meeting and being entertained by a number of gentlemen who are interested in many branches of scientific inquiry, and not least in that one with which alone I can claim to have any practical connection… geography." By virtue of these dinners, meetings and banquets, Lister and Geikie who had known one another for many years as colleagues and members of the Royal Society, encountered and perhaps grew to know both Kitchener and Curzon.

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        Guida di Ravenna

      1835. RIBUFFI, Gaspare. Guida di Ravenna...con compendio storico della citta. Engraved title-page, X, 163, [3] pp. Illustrated with three full-page engraved plates and one very large engraved folding plate. 8vo., 202 x 135 mm, bound in original publisher's printed wrappers, with title on front cover in a decorative frame repeated on the rear cover with a central anchor device, and decorated spine, in a glassine wrapper. Ravenna: Presso A. Roveri, e Figli, 1835. |~||~||~||~| First Edition of this rare guidebook to Ravenna, beginning with a brief history of the city then listing the monuments with details of their contents. Divided into two parts, on urban and suburban architecture, the main text is printed in two columns framed by a ruled border. With locations in the left column, and corresponding details in the right, this guide handily leads the reader through Ravenna's gates, bridges, churches, and palaces. The plates, described in the Preface and bound at the end, include a plan of the baptistry; San Vitale; and a very large folding plan of the city. OCLC lists just one copy in the U.S., at the Frick Library. A fresh copy. Fossati-Bellani 2873. Lozzi 3927.

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        NOTES DIVERSES SUR LE BAS-CANADA...

      Village Debartzch: De l'Imprimerie de J.P. Boucher-Belleville, 1835. Two separate parts. 3 preliminary leaves, [5]-63pp., 2 leaves, 63-128pp. plus errata leaf. Quarto. Gathered signatures, stitched. Edges somewhat frayed, paper reinforcement in upper forecorner of each titlepage, some dust soiling on outer leaves. Obliterated library stamps on titlepage of each part (not terribly obtrusive). Else internally quite nice. An unsophisticated set in original state, untrimmed. In a cloth box, leather label. "The text treats of population, social life, administration of justice, famous trials, finance, land tenure, etc. The author came from France to Canada about 1828 and at this time operated a model farm at Varennes near Montreal. He later took an active part in the Rebellion and died by his own hand" - TPL. The NUC locates only six copies of this unusual book, interesting for its content and imprint. TPL 1833. GAGNON I:1509. SABIN 27508.

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        Epsom. The Betting Post. Farbaquatinta von Chas Hunt.

      Ackermann & Co., London 1835 - London, Ackermann & Co., 1835. 29,5 x 46 cm (Bildgrösse); 57x72 cm (Rahmengrösse). In braunem Holzrahmen mit 2 breiten Randvergoldungen mit Kerbenmuster, unter Passepartout. Kolorierte Aquatinta, zeigt 2 Kutschen mit Pferden und Menschen, diverse Reiter auf Pferden. Diverse Personengruppen stehend, in der Mitte viele Reiter auf Pferden. Im Hintergrund Ackerflächen, Wald und Himmel. - Unten mit Titel "Epsom. The Betting Post" und mit Angabe des Künstlers, des Stechers und der Druckanstalt "Ackermann & Co." - Blatt an den Rändern minim gebräunt, dekoratives Blatt. In braunem Holzrahmen mit 2 breiten Randvergoldungen mit Kerbenmuster, unter Passepartout. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Modèle de la Scie a Molette de MM. (Alexander) Thomson et Charriere.

      - Paris, Chez CXharrière, Fabricant d'Instruments et Chez J.B. Baillière Libr., 1835, 8°, 14 pp., 1 gefalt. lith Tafel mit 16 Figs., feiner Halbledereinband; etwas fleckig. A very rare booklet by Charrière about his improved rowel saw combined with a trepan! - - First Print - A very rare illustrated publication about a very important and technical neurosurgical saw invented by Charrière and Thompson in 1835 and here described in details. - Furthermore, this booklet is one of Charrière's first publications (the fourth according to the bio-bibliography on Frédéric Charrière by Jimmy Drulhon). - - "In 1816, at the age of 13, Charrière arrived in Paris as an apprentice cutler. Born on 19 March 1803 at Cerniat en Gruyere, in the Swiss canton of Fribourg, where his uncle practiced the same trade, he was raised by his grandfather because his parents had moved to Paris, where his father was employed as a bank clerk. In 1820, after the death of his master, the young Swiss cutler took over the workshop, then situated in the courtyard of St.-Jean-de-Latran on the left bank of the Seine (gone today, as a consequence of urban development). In 1826, Charrière married Madeleine Elisa Berrurier, the seventeen-year-old daughter of a butcher. According to the Notice biographique of Dr. Achille Chéreau (1817-1885), the real commencement of Charrière's career dates from his introduction to Guillaume Dupuytren (1777-1839), surgeon-in-chief at the Hôtel Dieu hospital in Paris. Dupuytren made him "his personal supplier, furnishing him with models to emulate, instilling, feeding, in a sense, the spirit of invention and innovation that consumed him, bringing him every morning to the hospital to familiarize him with the operations and to stir his genius for designing instruments. Charrière appreciated from the very outset the advantage of seeing his instruments in action, in trying them or seeing them tried on cadavers." - Under Dupuytren's patronage, Charrière's business affairs prospered. Beginning around 1825, according to Dr. Chéreau, "nineteen out of twenty surgeons consigned to him the fabrication of their ordinary instruments, as well as their experimental ones." Important orders came from French and foreign ministries and the Conseil général des hospices de Paris named Charrière principal contractor for prosthetic devices. In 1833 he moved the firms to no.9, rue de I'Ecole-de-Médecine (today these premises are occupied by the Auzoux enterprise, maker of anatomical and natural history models). At the 1834 Exposition of national industry, Charrière received his first medal, which would be followed by innumerable other distinctions. The jury stated that, "rising from simple cutlery artisan, M. Charrière has become head of the largest and most important surgical instrument making establishment. He utilizes, with equal success, French and English steel. His instruments enjoy a reputation for excellence, even superiority, as proclaimed by many surgeons at our hospitals." - In 1837, during a visit to England, Charrière mastered the production processes of the British cutlery industry. From that moment on, he never again feared competition from across the Channel. - Praise lavished upon him in the published works of physicians and surgeons, in addition to that of expositions, augmented the renown of the instrument maker. Alfred A.L.M. Velpeau (1795-1868), for example, illustrated many of Charrière's instruments in his 'Nouveaux elements de médecine operatorie'. Similarly, in the work of Claude Bernard and Charles Huette, one finds only the instruments of the Charrière firm. - At the close of 1842, the enterprise moved across the street, to no. 6, rue de I'École-de-Médecine. The showroom and adjacent workshop were considerably more spacious. According to Dr. Chéreau, who knew Charrière quite well, "a large glass storefront facing the street permitted passersby to witness the magical transformation of steel; Dupuytren, personified by a bust of . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        View in India, China, and on the Shores of the Red Sea Drawn by Prout, Stanfield, Cattermole, Purser, Cox, Austen, & c., From Original Sketches by Commander Robert Elliott, R. N., with Descriptions by Emma Roberts

      London: H. Fisher, R. Fisher, and P. Jackson 1835 - London: H. Fisher, R. Fisher, and P. Jackson, 1835, First Edition. 4to Ð 28cm. pp. 68, plus colored frontis Ð frontispiece "printed in oil colours by G. Baxter" after David Roberts, engraved title-page, and 32 full-page engravings; 64 plus frontispiece, engraved title-page, and 28 full-page engravings. Complete with original tissue guards on plates in text. Half gilt-ruled black morocco and black pebbled cloth covered boards, gilt-stamped lettering and ornament on spine with 5 raised bands, All page edges gilt. 2 volumes bound in one; wear at extremities and edges of boards; a few plates with some light foxing, and off-setting onto tissue-guards or facing page. A Very Good copy of a Scarce publication. This publication presents beautifully illustrated views of India and China, possibly romanticized by the foreign eyes of the early nineteenth century, but an important period piece. The engravings are fascinating and capture well what was then considered to be the mystery of the Orient. Kaul 498. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        PANORAMA MATRITENSE. Cuadros de costumbres de la capital. Primera edición

      - Madrid, Imp. de Repullés, 1835-38, 3 tomos de 19x13 cm., em piel (El tomo 3º con la encuadernación diferente, XX+251 págs.+ 2 láminas, 2 h.+242+XII págs.+1 h.+2 láminas y 321 págs.+ 1 h.+2 láminas

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        Eine Wanderung in die Prairien.

      Braunschweig, Vieweg, 1835. - Miscellaneen / von Washington Irving. Aus dem Engl. von H. Roberts ; Bd. 1. Pappeinband mit Papierrückenschildchen, Klein-8°, X, 320 Seiten, Seiten vereinzelt leicht fleckig, insgesamt ein schönes Exemplar.

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        [TWO PRINTED LAND GRANT DOCUMENTS, COMPLETED IN MANUSCRIPT, FOR A FORTY-ACRE PLOT IN CHEROKEE COUNTY]

      [Cherokee County, Ga.], 1835. Two sheets, approximately 10 x 8 inches, attached at bottom with ribbon and wax seal. Old folds. First sheet separating at folds. Second sheet separated at folds; top half in several pieces, bottom half still attached to first sheet. Light soiling from wax seal. About good. A pair of documents concerning a land grant for forty acres of land in Cherokee County, Georgia, surveyed in 1832 and granted in 1835, based on the Land Lottery of 1832. The first document grants forty acres of land in Cherokee County to Sarah Dubose, widow, from Burke County. The land, situated in the fourteenth district of the first section, was surveyed May 31, 1832, and the plot is mapped out at the top of the sheet. It is signed by Willim W. Carnes, Comptroller General, and Thomas Haynes, Treasurer, on either side of the map. The second document, dated Sept. 19, 1835, affirms the grant as according to the "Act to lay out the gold region on the lands at present in the occupancy of the Cherokee Indians, into small lots, and dispose of the same by separate lottery," passed on Dec. 24, 1831. The whole is signed on the front below the ribbon with the signature of Wilson Lumpkin, governor. Georgia used a lottery system to distribute land taken from the Cherokee and Creek Indians. The lot sizes varied, with the largest being up to 490 acres and the smallest being 40 acre lots distributed during the Gold Lottery of 1832. An act passed by the Georgia General Assembly on Dec. 24, 1831, authorized approximately one third of the 160-acre land districts previously set aside for the sixth lottery to be designated as gold districts and divided into 40-acre lots, to be distributed in a separate lottery. This separate lottery was the seventh land lottery, known as the Gold Lottery of 1832. The Cherokees went to court to prevent distribution of lands which they claimed belonged to them, and won the case (Worcester v. Georgia), but Andrew Jackson ignored the decision in his zeal for Indian relocation. Sarah Dubose was the widow of a Revolutionary War soldier who received several plots of land during the lottery.

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        Details of Antient Timber Houses of the 15th and 16th centuries [and] Gothic Furniture in the style of the 15th Century [and] Designs for Gold and Silversmiths [and] Iron and Brass Work in the style of the 15th and 16th centuries [and] The True Principles of Pointed or Christian Architecture [and] An Apology for the Revival of Christian Architecture in England [and] A Treatise on Chancel Screens and Rood Lofts.

      - London: Ackermann, Weale, and Dolman, 1835-1851. 7 vols. in 2, large 4to, bound in full green and full red morocco, very richly stamped in gold and with onlays in green on the red volume, and the green volume with the Order of the Garter device on both covers; boards bevelled (red volume) or rolled (green volume), backstrips richly gilt, all edges on both volumes deeply gauffred. In virtually flawless condition. Full collations and plate counts as per Fowler (see below). An absolutely astonishing collection of all but one of Pugin's major works, perhaps his own copies bound for him in unsigned bindings of the very highest quality and with his name stamped at the foot of the backstrip of the red volume. The later bookplate of Samuel Joshua Cooper is pasted in both volumes over an earlier bookplate (perhaps Pugin's?). The only significant volume not present is his controversial book "Contrasts", privately issued in 1836. For detailed descriptions of each volume see Fowler 264, 261, 263, 262, 266, 268, and 272.The Bookpress suggests that the first four works were in fact issued together; perhaps the remaining three also were, as they were certainly reprinted together later by Bohn. Weinreb confirms that in his monumental "The Arts Applied" (1975). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MÜNCHEN. - Schwabing. "Skell's Monument im englischen Garten". Ansicht über den Kleinhesseloher See.

      - Aquatinta in Sepia von Carl August Lebschee bei Hermann und Barth, München, um 1835, 13 x 17 cm. Maillinger II, 189 und II, 1389; Lentner 12591: "Sehr selten!"; Slg. Proebst 234; Huber S. 173. - Aus der seltenen Folge der neun Ansichten des Englischen Gartens. - Sehr breitrandig und kräftig im Druck.

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        The Architectural Antiquities of Great Britain

      London: M.A. Nattali. Covent Garden, 1835. Leather_bound. Five volumes, Large quarto. The Architectural Antiquities of Great Britain, Represented and illustrated in a series of views, elevations, plans, sections, and details of ancient English edifices: with historical and descriptive account of each Cathedral, Church, Chapels, Temple by John Britton, Bound in three quarter brown morocco, marbled boards, top edge gilt, spine in floral gilt decorations, raised bands, gilt title, marbled endpaper. Very good.

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        Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain.

      London: Printed for Harding and Lepard,, 1835. Engraved from authentic pictures in the galleries of the nobility and the public collections of the country. With biographical and historical memoirs of their lives and actions, by Edmund Lodge. 12 volumes, large quarto (315 × 245 mm). Contemporary blue half morocco, titles to spines, raised bands, elaborate Tudor rose design gilt to compartments, blue cloth sides with dotted lines gilt, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Engraved portrait frontispiece and 239 plates. Spines a little darkened, the occasional minor scuff. An excellent set. A handsomely bound set. From the library of Ormond G. Smith, president from the late 1880s to 1933 of New York publishing company, Smith & Smith, with his bookplate to each front pastedown.

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        Viaggi in Italia. Seconda edizione. Volume VI: Stato della Chiesa.

      - Cremona, presso Luigi De Micheli, 1835, in-8, legatura coeva in piena pelle marmorizzata (spellature), titolo, numero di volume e fregi in oro al dorso, pp. 536, (4). Con 42 (su 44) tavv. f.t (una grande carta geografica ripiegata all'antiporta, due tabelle, una pianta e 38 belle vedute all'acquatinta). Mancano le tavv. 31 e 32 (Grottaferrata e Lago d'Albano). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Album du Dauphiné

      - 4 volumes in-4 demi-chagrin vert ( petits manques coiffes) , titres et tomaisons dorés, (185 p + table.),(200 p + table),(213 p + table),(184 p+table), 187 planches, Grenoble, Prudhomme, imprimeur-libraire, 1835-1839. Paru en livraisons sur 4 années; les illustrations sont d'une remarquable finesse et témoignent à la fois du talent des 2 artistes dauphinois et de la qualité de la lithographie de cette période. Le papier présente des rousseurs très inégalement réparties, plus marquées sur le premier volume, encore un peu sur le deuxième, n'altérant que légerement le texte et ses marges dans les 2 derniers volumes (photos). Manquent au premier volume les planches 29 (Grande Chartreuse), Planche 32 (Pont de Beauvoisin) Uriage (planche 40, 46 & 48), et la moitié de la planche de St Geoire. En outre deux gravures presente un manque d'environ 3 cm2 . Outre les beautes et les curiosités naturelles, des lithos de célébrités, de monuments antiques, de métallurgiste (Allevard), de la librairie Marc Aurel, . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire du royaume de Naples, depuis Charles VII jusqu'à Ferdinand IV. 1734 à 1825

      Chez Ladvocat 1835 - - Chez Ladvocat, A Paris 1835, In-8 (13x21,5cm), 4 tomes en 4 volumes reliés. - Edition originale française, rare, traduite par Charles Lefèvre sur la quatrième édition. Reliures en pleine basane framboise d'époque. Dos lisses ornés de trois caissons et de filets. Titres et tomaisons dorés. Grande plaque florale à froid estampée sur les plats. Filet doré d'encadrement. Un petit trou de vers au mors supérieur en queue du tome 3. Légers frottemens en coiffes et certains mors. Quelques rousseurs éparses sur un papier demeuré blanc. Bel exemplaire, rare en pleine reliure et dans cette condition. De 1799 à 1825, Colletta fut à la fois un témoin et un acteur de toutes les révolutions napolitaines. IL adhéra ainsi au nouveau gouvernement dès que les Français fondèrent à Naples une nouvelle république en 1799. Dès que Ferdinand IV eut reconquis la cité, il fut jeté en prison. En 1806 les Bourbons furent à nouveau jetés du trône et Joseph Bonaparte s'installa à Naples. Colletta fut alors reconduit dans son rang. En 1812, il fut promu général et directeur des routes et ponts. Il servit sous les ordres de Murat et combattit les autrichiens en 1815. Lors de la Révolution de 1820, il fut appelé par le roi comme conseiller, et combattit à nouveau les Autrichiens en 1821. Lors du rétablissement de l'autocratie, il fut mis en prison pendant 3 mois et échappa à l'exécution grâce à l'intervention des Autrichiens. Colletta connut alors l'exil et on lui permit de résider à Florence où il écrivit son Histoire de Naples. Celle-ci prend place dans une histoire européenne. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] French Edition, translated by Charles Lefevre on the fourth edition. Binders in full sheepskin vintage raspberry. Back smooth decorated with three boxes and nets. Titles and volume numbers gilded. Large floral plate stamped on cold boards. golden framing net. A small hole toward the upper joint in the tail of Volume 3. Light frictions copings and some joints. A few scattered spots remained on a white paper. Beautiful copy, uncommon in full and binding in this condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Holy Bible ... In two volumes.

      Handsomely and plainly printed in two columns of large type, without notes, this two-volume Bible is as remarkable for the becoming simplicity of its layout as it is for its handsome binding of red leather gilt.Binding: Boston binding? Straight-grained red morocco amply gilt in the Regency style: Front corners with a wide gilt-stamped foliate frame enclosing a narrow blind-ruled frame. Spine with raised bands, a broad foliate gilt roll on each band, second and fourth compartments gilt-lettered within, rest with gilt frames. Gilt inner dentelles and board edges. Red and white silk head bands. Marbled endpapers in a stone pattern. All edges gilt. Provenance: Presentation inscription on front fly-leaves: Preston(?) S. and Francis M. Lincoln, to their grandmother, Hannah Shepard, 1835. Small booklabel of Michael Zinman on front pastedown.

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        OSSERVAZIONI FATTE DAL SENATO DI NIZZA IN ESECUZIONE DEGLI ORDINI DI S.M. SUL PROGETTO DEL LIBRO PRIMO DEL CODICE CIVILE (NICE. FRANCE)

      Stamperia Reale Senza Data, Torino - Edizione: Prima edizione, esemplare n°26 . Pagine: 14 . Formato: 8° . Rilegatura: Cartonato ocra originale . Stato: Buono . Caratteristiche: Il conte Spitalieri fu presidente del Senato di Nizza dal 1835 al 1845, Luigi De Sauterion vi era dal 1830 come sottosegretario. Rarissimo.Foto disponibili . Note epoca: senza data, ma 1837?

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