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        Tableau pittoresque de l'Inde, ou description géographique, statistique, commerciale, morale et politique de l'Indostan. Traduit sur le manuscrit par Benjamin Laroche.

      Paris, Poulton-de-l'Épée 1835 - Crown octavo. Pp. 332. Plus finely engraved folding map. Hardcover, bound in contemporary quarter calf and marbled boards, vellum French corners, gilt lettered red morocco lettering-piece to spine, marbled endpapers, sprinkled edges. Minor sporadic foxing else in fine condition. ~ Second edition. From the private library of Jean Herbert with his bookplate. James Silk Buckingham (1786-1855). A dedicated traveller and a prolific writer, he wrote, among others, also "Travels In Palestine Through the Countries of Bashan and Gilead" (1921); "Travels Among the Arab Tribes Inhabiting the Countries East of Syria and Palestine" (1925); "Travels in Mesopotamia" (1827); "Travels in Assyria Media and Persia" (1830). Scarce. KVK locates a single copy only, that in French Union Catalog. COPAC lists only digital copies (Leeds, Manchester). Other digital copies are found in Union Catalogs North Rhine-Westphalia and Hesse; European Register of Microform & Digital Masters; eBooks - DFG-Nationallizenzen. In the United States, OCLC locates copies in Princeton, Harvard, and Johns Hopkins University Libraries.

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        Yarrow Revisited, and Other Poems

      London: Longman, Rees , Orme, Brown, Green and Longman and Edward Moxon, 1835. First edition. 12mo. [xvi], 349, [1, blank], [4, ads] pp. Half-title. Presentation binding of red morocco gilt, edges gilt (rubbed at extremities). Provenance: William Lowther (1787-1872), second Earl of Lonsdale (bookplate); William W. Gay (bookplate, note laid-in). Healey 86; Sterling 1028; Tinker 2350; Wise 23 . PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by the publishers "From the Author" on the half-title and in a presentation binding. A fine provenance: sonnets XLII and XLIII (pp.228-9) are addressed to the book's recipient: "Lowther! in thy majestic pile are seen Cathedral pomp and grace..." "Wordsworth dedicated his 'Excursion' to the second earl in 1814, subsequently inscribed to him a sonnet upon the Lowther motto 'magistratus indicat virum' and constantly wrote of him to Samuel Rogers and other friends in terms of the highest regard" (DNB)

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        Pteroglossus Humboldtii / Humboldt's Aracari

      [London: by the Author, 1835. A fine image from the first edition of John Gould's "A Monograph of the Ramphastidae, or Family of Toucans." The toucan family is limited to Mexico, Central and South America and some West Indian islands. The first time that any member of the family was described was by Gonzalo Fernandez de Oviedo y Valdes in his "de la natural hystoria de las Indias." (Toledo, 1526, chapter 42) In 1555 Pierre Belon included an illustration of its beak in his "L'Histoire de la nature des oyseaux." (Paris, 1555, p.184) Andre Thevet first used the name "Toucan" with a long description, and a woodcut of a whole bird, in his "Singularitez de la France" (Paris, 1555, pp.88-90). The Latin name "Burhynchus" or "Ramphestes" (in reference to the size of the beak) was suggested by Conrad Gesner ("Icones Avium", 1560, p.130), and Linnaeus later adopted Aldrovandus's corrupted form of the latter ("Ramphastos"), which is how the family was still recognized at the time of the publication of the present image. The present image is from the first edition of Gould's work, published in 1833-1835, which represented the first concerted attempt to produce a monograph on the family. A second expanded edition was published between 1852 and 1854. Gould considered this to be a completely separate work as the plates were all re-drawn and the text re-written. Cf. Anker 170; cf. Fine Bird Books (1990), p. 101; cf. Nissen IVB 378; cf. Sauer 3; cf. Wood, p. 364; cf. Zimmer, p. 252. Hand-coloured lithograph by John and Elizabeth Gould, printed by C. Hullmandel. Wove paper. Very good condition.

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        MEMOIRE SUR LES COURANTS DE LA MANCHE, DE LA MER D'ALLEMAGNE ET DU CANAL DE SAINT-GEORGE, suivi de quelques documents sur la navigation dans la Déroute et le Raz Blanchart, et sur les courants particuliers à ces deux passages ; publié sous le ministère de M. l'Amiral Duperré.

      1835 - Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1835. In-8 (141 X 217) demi-veau brun, dos lisse orné de deux chainettes et d'un triple filet dorés en place des nerfs, petit fleuron doré dans les compartiments, auteur et titre dorés sur le premier plat (reliure de l'époque) ; 51 pages (dont titre), carte dépliante, 16 pages, (1) f. de table, (1) f. blanc, un tableau dépliant. Déchirure sans manque aux cartes. EDITION ORIGINALE de ce RARE MEMOIRE sur les courants périodiques qui, dans la Manche et les mers voisines, se rattachent au mouvement des marées. Le raz Blanchard (anciennement orthographié "Blanchart") désigne l'un des courants de marée les plus puissants d'Europe, situé entre la pointe ouest du cap de la Hague et Aurigny, à l'entrée du passage de la Déroute. Ouvrage bien complet de la GRANDE CARTE dépliante gravée sur vélin fort "de la Manche, de la mer d'Allemagne et du canal Saint Georges, pour servir à l'intelligence du Mémoire sur les Courans [sic] dans ces mers" et du grand TABLEAU dépliant "des courans [sic] occasionnés par la marée dans la Manche et la partie méridionale de la Mer du Nord". Paul MONNIER (1794-1843), polytechnicien, ingénieur hydrographe de la marine, s'inspira des nouvelles méthodes de l?hydrographie moderne mises au point par Beautemps-Beaupré. Exemplaire en BON ETAT. GOOD COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Mell. Fanny Elssler, de l'Academie Royale de Musique. After a portrait by Grevedon, lithographed by Lemercier

      Mell. Fanny Elssler, de l'Academie Royale de Musique. After a portrait by Grevedon, lithographed by Lemercier. Paris: Cattier, 36, rue Clery, [1835]. 14" x 17" (plate size), 15 7/ 8" x 22 7/8" (full sheet). Original lithograph on paper, backed on thin linen. An excellent copy of "the loveliest portrait of Elssler" (Migel). Fanny Elssler. 1810-84, Austrian dancer. The youngest daughter of Johann Elssler, copyist and valet of Haydn, she made her debut (1833) in London. Elssler danced at the Paris Opera (1834-39) and in London (1838-40). Her forte was folk dancing, especially the cachucha, the cracovienne, and the tarantella. She toured the United States (1840-42) and, after appearances throughout Europe, retired in 1851. She was one of the most important ballerinas of the Romantic era; her dancing was sensuous, earthy, and fired by great energy. References: Binney, Glories of the Romantic Ballet #55; Migel Great Ballet Prints of the Romantic Era #26.

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        De la Démocratie en Amérique

      Charles Gosselin, Paris 1835 - Nineteenth century brown morocco backed marbled paper covered boards, spines with raised bands, lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, marbled edges. House in cloth chemises and a morocco backed slipcase. The first edition of the rare first part of Tocqueville's famous classic Democracy in America. From the time of its first publication, Democracy in America has enjoyed the reputation of being the most acute and perceptive discussion of the political and social life of the United States ever published. The present first part was published in an edition of less than 500 copies in January 1835. The book was an instant and sustained success with numerous editions. The origins of the book lie in the observations Alexis de Tocqueville made during a nine month tour of the United States starting in the spring of 1831. He was accompanied by his friend and fellow student, Gustave de Beaumont, and their original goal was to study the penitentiary system of the United States. After visiting prisons in the East, they undertook a tour of the South as far as New Orleans, ascended the Mississippi, visited the Great Lakes and Canada, and returned via New York. After writing their report on prisons, Tocqueville worked on the first part of Democracy in America in 1833-1834, publishing it in Paris in 1835 to great acclaim. The 1840 second part was equally as successful and the book remained in print throughout the 19th century: there were probably more than fifty editions in English and French published before 1900, besides numerous translations. Clark III:111; Howes T-278; Sabin 96060; Library of Congress, A Passion for Liberty, Alexis de Tocqueville on Democracy & Revolution (Washington, 1989); Nolla De la Démocratie en Amérique (Paris: 1990) II, pp.334-335. (7 7/8 x 4 3/4 inches). [4],xxiv,367; [4],459pp. Half-titles. 1 folding hand-coloured lithographic map. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        CHATTERTON, drame.

      1835 - Paris, Hippolyte Souverain, 1835. In-8 (143 X 229) demi-maroquin tête-de-nègre à long grain et à coins, dos lisse orné de deux caissons dorés composés de fleurons et filets en long, auteur et titre dorés, date en queue, plats de la couverture conservés (NOULHAC) ; faux-titre, frontispice gravé, titre, 229 pages, (1) f. (table). EDITION ORIGINALE ornée d'un frontispice d'Edouard MAY, gravé à l'eau-forte. "Chatterton" est, d'un point de vue philosophique, l'oeuvre dramatique la plus profonde du romantisme. Vigny lui-même l'appelait « le drame de la pensée ». Au-delà du sort tragique du poète anglais, ce qu'il tenait à dénoncer, c'était la condition cruelle que la société réserve aux poètes, les acculant irrémédiablement au suicide. La pièce fut mise en scène pour la première fois au Théâtre Français le 12 février 1835 avec Marie Dorval, maîtresse de Vigny, dans le rôle de Kitty Bell. La représentation fut un triomphe. Le livre parut en avril. BEL EXEMPLAIRE soigneusement lavé et encollé, complet de la fragile couverture jonquille, finement relié par Henri NOULHAC. (Coron, Des livres rares, 185). FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Das erste Luft-Post-Schiff genant der Adler nach der Natur getreu abgebildet.

      No place, c. 1835. - Engraving, 395:261 mm. Interesting German engraving, describing the airship built by Count Lennox in London in 1834/35. "In 1835, the comte de Lennox built the 'Eagle', a cigar-shaped airship that he displayed in London. This craft had four large paddles on either side that 'experimental sailors' were to turn back and forth like the oars of ancient ships. No evidence exists that Lennox tried to fly his invention, nor is there any reason to think it would have worked if he had tried" (Don Berliner, Aviation: Reaching for the Sky [1997], p. 33). "[The airship of 98,700 cubic feet capacity] is of interest because a small balloon or ballonet, 7,050 cubic feet contents, was placed inside the larger one for an air filling. A car 66 feet in length was rigged beneath the envelope by means of ropes eighteen inces long. Above the car the envelope was provided with a long air cushion in connection with a valve. The intention was by compression of the air in the cushion and the inner balloon, to alter the height of the airship, in order to travel with the most favourable air currents. The motive power was 20 oar propellers worked by men. The airship proved to be too heavy on completion to lift its own weight, and was destroyed by the onlookers" (George Whale, British Airships: Past, Present and Future [1919], p. 16). - Occasional insignificant browning; slightly wrinkled. Traces of folding. Cf. the like-sized drawing, dated 1838, in the ILA catalogue: Liebmann/Wahl (1912), no. 136 (probably based on this engraving, or vice-versa).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Recherches sur les effets de la saignée dans quelques maladies inflammatoires, et sur l'action de l'émétique et des vésicatoires dans la pneumonie.

      J.B. Baillière, Paris 1835 - In-8, 120 pp., broché, dos partiellement fendu, bon exemplaire à toutes marges, tel que paru. Edition originale d'un ouvrage fondamental et très rare, manquant à la plupart des grandes collections médicales (Waller, Osler, Cushing, Haskell F. Norman). Louis réalisa des essais thérapeutiques (saignée) à différents moments de l'affection et fut surpris de constater que la mortalité était moins élevée chez les patients traités le plus tardivement. Il démontre par la méthode statistique l'absence de valeur thérapeutique de la saignée dans l'inflammation, en particulier dans la pneumonie. Il réfute ainsi la médecine physiologique de Broussais et se révèle le précurseur de la statistique médicale et de l'évaluation scientifique des procédés thérapeutiques. Cet ouvrage, qui est l'un des principaux fondements de la médecine factuelle, se heurta au scepticisme et souleva de longues controverses. La méthode numérique de Louis fut défendue en France surtout par Bouillaud et Chomel. Elle eut une grande influence sur la médecine américaine, grâce à cet ouvrage et à la traduction anglaise qui fut publiée dès l'année suivante. Elle sera reprise et développée dans les pays anglo-saxons, qui cherchèrent à limiter le biais de l¿observateur et l'effet du hasard. L'évaluation des traitements prendra surtout son essor dans les années 1940 avec l'introduction de l¿essai clinique randomisé. Pierre Charles Alexandre Louis (1787-1872), né à Aï, fit ses études médicales à Reims et à Paris. Il exerça à Odessa, puis revint à Paris, où il fut médecin à la Pitié et à l'Hôtel-Dieu. Il devint membre de l¿Académie de médecine. C¿est le grand mérite de ce médecin clairvoyant mais incompris, du moins en France, d'avoir proposé une nouvelle approche, méthodique, de la pratique médicale, avec l'emploi systématique des statistiques. Garrison & Morton, 1698 ; J.M. Chabot (In: Revue du Praticien, 2006, 56, pp.53-54) a rappelé l¿importance des travaux de Louis, notamment de cet ouvrage et analysé l'article de M. Best & D. Neuhauser intitulé Pierre Charles Alexandre Louis : Master of the spirit of mathematical clinical science. (Qual. Saf. Heath Care, 2005, 14, 462-464) : Ces auteurs estiment que P.C.A. Louis « a représenté l'une des trois écoles de pensée par lesquelles les connaissances et le raisonnement médical se sont développés » (les deux autres voies étant l'expérience clinique et la physiologie expérimentale). Louis « formula la plupart des notions qui constituent aujourd'hui le corpus de l'épidémiologie clinique et au-delà de l'Evidence Based Medicine ». [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        THE ANNUAL REGISTER OF INDIAN AFFAIRS WITHIN THE INDIAN (OR WESTERN) TERRITORY [Nos. 1-4]

      Shawanoe Mission, Ks. & Washington, D.C.: J. Meeker (first two), J.G. Pratt (third) and Peter Force (fourth), 1835-1838.. Together four items. 48; 88; 81; 96pp. Antique-style three-quarter diced calf and marbled boards, spine gilt extra. Wrappers of first number bound in at front. Faint dampstain in lower margin of final eight leaves of first number. Occasional light foxing and tanning, a near fine set. A very rare complete set of all four numbers of Isaac McCoy's ANNUAL REGISTER..., which contain a wealth of information concerning western Indian tribes. The first number stands as the first English language book printed in present-day Kansas, printed (as was the second number) on the Jotham Meeker press, the first established in Kansas. The third number includes a chart listing the number of Indians in each tribe, both east and west of the Mississippi, as well as "A Plea for the Aborigines of North America" continued from the second number. The fourth number was issued in Washington from the press of Peter Force. The first number in this collection contains the original wrappers, on which is printed a prospectus, issued in Isaac McCoy's name, "for publishing, on the Kauzau River, within the Indian Territory, west of the state of Missouri, and three hundred miles west of St. Louis, a semi-monthly periodical, to be entitled THE INDIAN ADVOCATE." The paper would "furnish correct historical sketches of the past, and information respecting their present condition, and their future prospects, together with the earliest notices of important events which shall transpire within the Indian country, and of the transactions of Government and benevolent societies, among the Indians...." This periodical was never issued, for want of financial support. McMurtrie and Allen, in their study of Jotham Meeker's press, assign this wrapper/prospectus a separate item number: 11. This first number also contains the contemporary ownership signature of Rev. Daniel Sharp of Boston on the front wrapper. Sharp (1783-1853) was pastor of the Charles Street Baptist Church for more than forty years. McCoy first visited the Prairies in 1828, with follow-up tours during the next three years. In 1831 he settled at the Shawanoe Mission, which had been founded by his son- in-law earlier that year. During the following years McCoy travelled widely in the western country. In 1835 he had Jotham Meeker, who had established a press at the Mission a year earlier, print the initial number of THE ANNUAL REGISTER.... McCoy's ANNUAL REGISTERs are full of information regarding the Indian emigrant's introduction into the new country, and provide details concerning many tribes (e.g. Pawnee, Otoe, Omaha, Cherokee, Delaware, Kickapoo, Osage, Kansas, etc.). Also included are descriptions of the military posts within the Indian Territory, conditions of various tribes, etc. Complete sets of the four numbers are rarely met with. The Streeter set lacked the first number, and Dr. Frank Siebert was never able to find the elusive third number, despite many years of search. "Issues of this periodical are very rare" - Gilcrease. SABIN 43111. HOWES M67, "aa." FIELD 983. GRAFF 2586, 2588 (lacking No. 1). STREETER SALE 544 (nos. 2, 3, 4 only). McMURTRIE & ALLEN (Meeker) 22, 41, 58. GILCREASE, pp.205-6 (no. 1 imperfect; lacking no. 4).

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        Memoir of the Life and Public Services of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, particularly in the government of Java, 1811-1816, Bencoolen and its Dependencies 1817-1824.

      London: James Duncan 37 Paternoster Row A new edition, in two volumes, 1835. - with details of the commerce and resources of the eastern archipelago and selections from his correspondence. Vol. 1. xi+437 pp. Vol. II. vi+468 pp. with 5 illustrations, a Frontispiece portrait, a folded plate of Rafflesia Arnoldi, a facsimile letter, a folded map of Singapore Island, and a folding map of the Eastern Archipelago. half leather and marbled boards, five panelled spines with raised bands, Morroco labels, decorative gilt device on raised panels, gilt titles, and a small blind stamped motif, marbled boards and foreedges, boards are edge rubbed, some corners a little bumped, a little light foxing to the frontispiece portrait and its tissue guard, a previous owner has neatly inserted and pasted several newspaper cuttings from the Times, (1908-1919) related to Raffles and Singapore, on the ffeps of both volumes, one small cutting on the margin of one page in Vol.I, the ffep of Vol II has a few light pencil annotations.

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        Almanach de la Cour, de la Ville et des departements. Pou l'Année 1836

      - Paris: Luis Janet, Libraire, [1835 ?].- [18 h.] + 256 p.: con 4 finísimos grabados al cobre mas la portada y frontis grabados; 12avo. (11,4 x 7 cm.); Plena Piel marroquén roja de grano alargado, con rueda e hilos dorados en ambos planos o tapas, cortes dorados, estuche de petaca en la misma piel, con ruedas e hilos dorados igualmente en ambos planos.- PRECIOSO LIBRO MAGISTRALMENTE ENCUADERNADO Y EN IMPECABLE ESTADO DE CONSERVACION. Livre en français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Galerie des artistes anglais de l'école moderne, ou collection de gravures d'après Turner, Roberts, Bonington.

      Chez Desenne 1835 - - Chez Desenne, A Paris 1835 - 1837, 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in 4 (21,5x27,5cm), relié. - Edition originale des deux séries parues respectivement en 1835 et 1836. 36 gravures sur acier pou le premier volume et 40 pour le second, soit 76 gravures gravés par divers graveurs anglais et imrpimées sur papier fort, sous serpentes. Une grande vignette de titre et un frontispice dans le second volume, toutes deux datées 1836, elles ne pouvaient donc faire partie du premier. Demi maroquin vert signé Boutigny. Le second volume, bien qu'utilisant les mêmes fers (et le même papier de garde), et sortant du même atelier se trouve dans une reliure sensiblement différente (relié deux ans plus tard), en demi chagrin marine, l'ensemble étant finalement plus esthétique que si la couleur était semblable. Fer en long romantique, titre doré. Très beau papier marbré bleu. Malgré quelques infimes rousseurs à l'endroit des serpentes et dans les marges, très bel exemplaire. Le choix des oeuvres fait la part belle aux grands sites d'Europe, on y trouve même le Mont Saint-Michel, et à des représentations universelles, tel Don Quichotte. Chaque oeuvre est accompagnée d'un texte de présentation. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The History of Nantucket; Being a Compendious Account of the First Settlement of the Island by the English, Together with the Rise and Progress of the Whale Fishery; and Other Historical Facts Relative to Said Island and Its Inhabitants. In Two Parts.

      Hilliard, Gray, and Co., Boston, Mass. 1835 - 5" x 7 1/2", 300 pp. + 8 p. of adverts for publisher's school book titles. A remarkably well-preserved copy in publisher's rust cloth with tooled designs on boards and title in gilt on the backstrip. See photo [others available upon request]. Binding is quite sound and interior is free of any writing, stains, or other marks. The leaves are moderately foxed, more so to the plate of the spermaceti whale, and the last free endpaper is removed (there are two blanks at the end; one remains intact). Frontis map of Nantucket is not present. Externally, corners are bumped and rubbed through at the very tips, the spine ends are bumped and there are 1cm splits at the gutter seams at each end (however, there doesn't appear to be brittleness in these areas which would make these short splits longer). The boards have scattered discoloration here and there, more so to the rear board. Gilt title and bands on backstrip are quite good. An exceptional copy of this scarce first edition. Note: high-resolution close-up photos of any condition issue are available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D.: INCLUDING A JOURNAL OF HIS TOUR TO THE HEBRIDES. TO WHICH IS ADDED, JOHNSONIANA; OR, ANECDOTES BY HAWKINS, PIOZZI, MURPHY, TYERS, REYNOLDS, STEVENS, &C. AND NOTES BY VARIOUS HANDS

      John Murray, London 1835 - Ten volumes, small 8vo. Illustrated with engravings, facsimiles in Johnson's hand, engraved frontispieces and extra title page engraved. Bound by Bayntun in full tan morocco with marbled endpapers, a.e.g., the spines with gilt titles and gilt strap work in the panels, strap work rules on the covers and fancy dentelles Joints of two volumes somewhat rubbed, else fine and bright [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Curtis's Botanical Magazine (Volume LXII)

      London 1835 - For extra pictures of the more valuable books, please press the 'Ask Bookseller A Question' button. Please make sure you view the gallery of extra photos of selected plates before ordering. These extra images are available on request. These books MUST be insured so please make sure you contact us before ordering through abe as standard abe postage rates do NOT apply. With 83 Stunning exquisite HAND COLOURED plates. The brightness, quality and vibrancy of the colours of the plates have to be seen to be believed. Index included. Rebound in tan cloth with black and gold leather labels. Cut without any significant loss to text and plates - 5.5" - 9". Donated to library and stored at the correct humidity and temperature and then released for sale in 1998. The volumes appear not to have been used which may explain their immaculate and stunning condition. The magazine was founded in 1787 by William Curtis and has continued publication to the present day. 'The reputation of the magazine has always resided in the accuracy of its portrayal of plants.' Curtis' principal artists were William Kilburn + James Sowerby and Sydenham T. Edwards. These skilled artists worked with him for 28 years and it was they who were responsible for most of the plates that appeared in the magazine. From October 1834 Walter Fitch became the main artist - a post that he would hold for 40 years. 'In the confident hands of a botanical artist like W.H. Fitch lithographs have an immediacy and spontaneity encountered usually only in original works of art.' Some very slight offsetting to some of the text. A small amount of foxing to the title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Systematized Anatomy, or Human Organography, in Synoptical Tables, with Numerous Plates: For the Use of Universities, Faculties and Schools of Medicine and Surgery, Academies of Painting, Sculpture, and the Royal Colleges

      New York: Lithographed and published by J. & E. Bisbee 1835 - New York: Lithographed and published by J. & E. Bisbee, 116 Franklin-Street, 1835. [19] leaves, XV leaves of plates : ill. ; 38 x 56 cm. Elephant folio. Fully bound in contemporary blind embossed calf-skin leather; Some repairs. Tight binding and solid boards. Moderate shelf wear. Extensive bumping to corners. Rubbing to boards. Scuffing to edges. Moderate loss to original spine; Replaced with modern leather. Boards professionally re-affixed. Marbled endpapers. Institutional library bookplate inside front board. Extracted from the Walter R. Steiner Medical Library of the Hartford Medical Society. Owners inscription of F.H. Weismann, M.D. on preliminary leaf. Otherwise, pages are free of underlining or notation. Slight damp staining to edges of leaves throughout. Minor staining to illustration plates. Chipping to page edges. Unlike similar contemporary editions, ilustration plates in this volume are all uncolored. All plates, both illustrative and descriptive are present and in tact. 8 additional miscellaneous medical illustrations from other publications included inside volume as loose, steel-plate engraved black-and-white plates. One is extracted from Griffiths The Baby. Two larger plates display images of the human head, one showing just the bone structure, the other showing muscles of the neck and face. Remaining plates are various views of bone structure, muscle structure, and networks of veins and arteries, attributed to J.G. Warnicke, an engraver known primarily for his work on Mathew Careys General Atlas.J. Sarlandiere was a surgeon of the French Army and of the Military Hospital of Paris, known for his composition of this comprehensive anatomical guide, published for the first time in English in this 1835 translation by W.C. Roberts. Roberts first monograph appears in this volume; a popular essay on vaccination.Overall, a well restored and complete volume in very good condition. Please feel free to view our photographs of this historical medical milestone, or contact us with any further questions regarding condition. This is an over-sized volume and may require additional postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bibliothèque en miniature. Berquin. Variétés. - And: Démoustier. Mythologie. - And: Florian. Mélanges. - And: La Fontaine. Fables. - And: Millevoye. (Poems). - And: Voltaire. Poésies.

      - Paris, Firmin Didot Frères for Marcilly, (ca. 1835). Together 6 booklets. Each booklet with a steel-engraved title with a vignette and a steel-engraved plate. Each booklet contains 1 lf., 24 pp. Miniature books (68 x 47 mm). Original decorated blue wrappers. Preserved in the original box (82 x 57 mm), of which the lid has a pasted on gilt floral border surrounding a lithographed title with a representation of the six booklets in the lower half, blue edges with a floral decoration in relief print (title of box slightly rubbed).*Welsh No. 1250. Bondy 75. Gumuchian No. 4062. Not in Spielmann. Rare to find together the complete set of six volumes preserved in the original case. A very nicely illustrated series of French miniature children's books, finely printed in a very small type by Firmin Didot Frères. Contains stories and verses drawn from famous French authors. - A very few leaves very slightly foxed, a fine set.[(5029)] [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        COURS DE LITTERATURE ANCIENNE ET MODERNE, 18 TOMES (COMPLET)

      Chez P. Dupont - Chez Ledentu, Paris 1835 - RO40235625: 18 tomes d'env. 400-500 pages chacun. Etiquettes de code sur les dos. (Très rare) Avec une Table analytique des Matières en fin de tome 18. In-8 Relié. Etat du neuf. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos fané. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 840.05-XVIII ème siècle [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Letters and Petition Concerning a Convict Sent to Australia for a Petty Crime

      1835. A collection of letters and documents relating to the conviction and sentencing of John Russell to New South Wales (Australia) for a petty crime. Russell, the son of a bricklayer from Lambeth, fell into bad company and was sentenced to life for the theft of "a fruit pie and 2 dishes," which he thought was part of a practical joke involving some new acquaintances. Included are two Autographed Letters Signed from Russell to his family while held aboard the convict hulk Leviathan awaiting transport, a handwritten petition to the British Secretary of the State for the Home Department pleading for leniency, and an Enquiry for a Convict letter notifying the family of Russell's conviction and transportation on the convict ship Recovery. The documents are worn with soiling and tears at the folds but all are still clearly legible and complete, good. A sad archive, yet interesting source material that provides insight into the harsh treatment of criminals by the early 19th Century British legal system as reflected in works such as Charles Dicken's Great Expectations, in which detention on and escape from convict hulks played a major part. Further details available upon request. .

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        [Plate] THE SON, A Miami Chief.[From Aboriginal Portfolio: A Collection of Portraits of the Most Celebrated Chiefs of the North American Indians

      [Philadelphia: E.C. Biddle, 1835]. Lithographed and coloured by Lehman and Duval. A beautifully lithographed colour plate reproduced from the original painting of James Otto Lewis at the Treaty of Massinewa in 1827. Folio, image size roughly 9 by 8 inches, including captions beneath, printed on a folio sheet measuring 19 by 12 inches. An original handcoloured PLATE FROM ONE OF THE RAREST OF All AMERICAN COLOURPLATE BOOKS. The work from which this plate originated was among the earliest grand colour printing projects taken up in the United States and was the first illustrated book on the native American Indians.

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        Mit hoher Bewilligung gibt Franz Schatzel, aus der Stadt Steyer, sich die Ehre, sein ganz neu errichtetes, hier noch nie gesehenes optisches Kunst-Kabinet mit Wachsfiguren zur Schau zu bieten, welches bisher noch in allen Orten, wo er dasselbe produzirte, mit allgemeinem Beifalle beehrt wurde. (.) Der Schauplatz ist in der grünen Bude und ist offen von Morgens 7 bis Abends 9 Uhr. Des Nachtheils an den Figuren wegen wird höflichst ersucht, im Kabinete nicht Tabak zu rauchen. (.)

      Wohl Steyr, (nach 1835). - 1 einseitig bedruckter Bogen, Mit 1 zentralen Holzschnittportrait (12 cm x 9,5 cm). 49 x 38 cm Plakat stockfleckig und mit Spuren einer zweifachen Faltung (in den Knickfalten teils gebräunt); an drei Stellen mit kleinen, professionell hinterlegten, Einrissen - bei einem Einriss auch mit winzigem Ausriss (minimaler Buchstabenverlust); mit einigen sehr schwachen Wasserflecken (den Gesamteindruck nur unwesentlich beeinträchtigend); Knickspur in der oberen Ecke (außerhalb des Textes); etwas angerändert; unbeschnitten. Text und Bild sind von einer ornamentalen Holzschnittbordüre umgeben (ca. 1 cm breit); das Holzschnittportrait zeigt Hans von Staininger aus Braunau (gest. 1567), der durch einen bis zum Boden reichenden Bart Aufmerksamkeit erregte; neben dem Holzschnitt mit Kurzbeschreibungen der 14 Figuren bzw. Szenen, die das Wachsfigurenkabinett, wohl auf Jahrmärkten, zeigte; die Datierung ergibt sich aus "Vorstellung" Nr. 10: "Seine k.k. Majestät Franz I. auf dem Leichengerüste am 4. März 1835." - das Plakat dürfte nicht lange danach gedruckt worden sein. Gut erhaltenes österreichisches Jahrmarktsplakat - wahrscheinlich das einzige erhaltene Exemplar. DE

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        Views 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, & P. Jackson. (1835). First. First edition. Two volumes, bound in one. 68, 64pp. Color frontispiece, 33; 29 plates. Rebound in library buckram. Ex-library copy with stamps to the preliminary pages and page edges, small tears to the edges of some pages, mostly to the tissue guards of the plate, modest foxing to the plate, a sound, very good copy. .

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        Foreign Conspiracy Against the Liberties of the United States

      Leavitt, Lord, & Co., New York 1835 - 208 pages. "The numbers of Brutus, originally published in the New-York Observer Revised and Corrected by the Author" - subtitle. "The public mind is awake far and wide to the fact, that Popery is a political as well as a religious system, nor will freemen be lulled to sleep by the popish anodyne of no controversy; they will not rest till these more than suspicious manoeuverings of Jesuit intriguers; of Austrian conspirators against their liberties, shall have been searched to the bottom." - from Preface. Backstrip missing its lower half as well as a chip from top end. Original pasted label still present and clearly legible upon backstrip. Maroon boards faded with average wear. Presentation plate and few library markings inside front board. Minimal additional library markings to contents which have darkened with age. Binding tight and square. Lower corner of pages ix through 42 rumpled. Foxing to endpapers. Author invented the telegraph and its code which bears his name. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DE LA DEMOCRATIE EN AMERIQUE.

      Paris: Charles Gosselin, 1835. - Two volumes. [4],xxiv,367; [4],459pp. plus handcolored folding map in first volume. Half title in each volume. Early 20th-century half morocco and marbled boards, spines gilt. Light wear at hinges and corners. A very good copy. In a half morocco box. The first edition of the first part of Tocqueville's famous classic, DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA, one of the most famous investigations of the American political system. Alexis de Tocqueville came to the United States in the spring of 1831, accompanied by his friend and fellow student, Gustave de Beaumont. Their original goal was to study the penitentiary system of the United States. After visiting prisons in the East, they undertook a tour of the South as far as New Orleans, ascended the Mississippi, visited the Great Lakes and Canada, and returned via New York, having travelled for nine months. After writing their report on prisons, Tocqueville began work on the first part of DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA in 1833-34 and published it, in an edition of less than five hundred copies, in January 1835. The book was an instant success, and numerous editions, many with revisions, followed quickly, so that the second part, first published in April 1840, was issued concurrently with the eighth edition of the first part. There were probably more than fifty editions in English and French published before 1900, besides numerous other translations. Almost from the beginning it enjoyed the reputation of being the most acute and perceptive discussion of the political and social life of the United States ever published. Remarkably, it has sustained its appeal generation after generation, as new readers find it speaks to their time with a contemporary voice. Whether perceived as a textbook of American political institutions, an investigation of society and culture, a probing of the psyche of the United States, or a study of the actions of modern democratic society, the book has continued to offer insight and provoke thought since its inception. It has also probably provided commentators with more quotations than any other work about the United States. HOWES T278. SABIN 96060. CLARK III:111. Library of Congress, A PASSION FOR LIBERTY, ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE ON DEMOCRACY & REVOLUTION (Washington, 1989).

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        The Crayon Miscellany No. 1 Containing A Tour On The Prairies; The Crayon Miscellany No. 2 Containing Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey and The Crayon Miscellany No. 3 Containing Legends of the Conquest of Spain (3 volumes)

      Carey, Lea, & Blanchard,, Philadelphia: 1835 - All three volumes are in the publisher's original dark green cloth covered boards with the original, paper labels on the spines of No. 1 and No. 2. and with a meticulously accurate reproduction of the paper label on the spine of No. 3. All three are 12mos measuring 7" by 4 1/4" and are all in very good or better condition. No. 1 is a first edition, first state with the sheets bulking to 9/16" without the ads with the synopsis on page 247 showing: "binger of dawn" and the paper spine label is identified as "Label A" and, the catalog (ads at the rear) is identified as "Catalog A" per BAL 10140. It is in very good condition and contains 274 pages followed by a blank leaf and then by 24 pages of ads by the publisher. There is some scuffing to the boards and there is an early prior owner's name written in both ink and pencil on the first free end page. (The penciled signature is followed by a date of "1835". ) The corners of the boards are turned inward and there are spots of foxing throughout. Only 5,000 copies of the first printing were produced making this title fairly uncommon. This was Irving's first book written entirely in the US following his seventeen year stay in Europe. He was worried that Tour of the Prairies was too simple and not strong enough to stand on its own as a book. In January of 1835 he hit upon the idea of publishing it as the first volume in a multi-volume series he would call The Crayon Miscellany. (Brian Jay Jones: Washington Irving An American Original) In this volume he added an opening announcement (billed as an "Advertisement") with the following statement: "The 'Crayon Miscellany' will appear in the numbers, from time to time, as circumstances may permit' and will contain scenes and sketches of life in America and Europe; together with such other themes, both real and imaginary, as may present themselves to the mind of the Author." No. 2 is a first edition in very good+ condition in the publisher's original green cloth covered boards with the original paper label on the spine with a minor, narrow abrasion approximately 1/2" long. A 12mo measuring 7" tall by 4 1/4" deep with an early (1898) prior owner's name written in ink on the second free end page. 230 pages of text followed by a blank leaf and 36 pages of ads from the publisher and one final blank leaf and the free end sheet. No. 2, was published six weeks after No. 1, on May 30, 1835. Reportedly, only 5,000 copies were printed. The contents are "Irving's fond tribute to the homes of Walter Scott and Lord Byron." (Brian Jay Jones: Washington Irving An American Original.) It was well received by an adoring American public even winning fond praise from Edgar Allan Poe. No. 3 is also a first edition in very good condition with a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down and tape marks on the first free end page and with moderate foxing throughout the preliminaries, ads and end sheets as well as light soiling to the rear board. It contains 276 pages followed by eight pages of ads from the publisher. Per BAL 10144 this copy conforms to "Setting A". Like the previous two volumes, the first printing of this title was limited to 5,000 copies. This is the third and final volume in The Crayon Miscellany. A handsome and complete collection of Irving's Crayon Miscellany. (BAL 10140, 10142 & 10144; Langerfeld/Blackburn p. 33) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Maximilian, Herzog in Bayern. Oberst Innhaber des königl. dritten Chevaux legers Regiments, Herzog Max und Kreis-Commandant der königl. Landwehr des Isarkreises

      München, Hanfstaengl 1835 (ca.) - Sauberes Blatt, nur rückseitig etwas fleckig Kreidelithographie von Franz Hanfstaengl nach H. von Mayr

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        Kreisstadt Augsburg. Ober Donau-Kreis. Ansicht der Stadt durch einen großen Torbogen, davor Trachtengruppe. Altcolorierter Kupferstich von Johann Philipp Walther.

      1835.. Ca. 35,5 x 26,5 cm.. Aus Lommel-Bauer: "Die acht Kreise Bayerns". Im Sockel monogrammiert. Unter einem römischen Triumphbogen-Portal steht links im Vordergrund eine Augsburger Bürgersfrau mit Goldhaube "im Antlitz nicht ohne Spuren transalpinischer Physiognomiemischung", rechts eine Gruppe von Bauern: "Er aus Aichach, Sie aus der Gegend von Landsberg gebürtig - verläugnen in Gesichtsbildung und Tracht ihre bojoarische Abkunft nicht; namentlich den Altwittelsbacher charakterisirt das derbe, tiefergefärbte Antlitz und das dunkle Haupthaar; wogegegen das ruhende Mädchen, welches die Landkleidung des Gögginger Gerichtsbezirks trägt, seinen blonden Haaren und seinem gemüthvollen, freundlich-ruhigen Gesichtsausdruck nach, dem teutschen Volksstamm der Schwaben anzugehörgen scheint." Im Mittelgrund ein Kemptner Landmädchen. (Vgl. Zisska - Lommel und Bauer). Sehr dekoratives Blatt mit prächtigem Altcolorit.

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        Regen Kreis - Kreisstadt Regensburg. Ansicht der Stadt durch einen großen Torbogen, davor Trachtengruppe. Altcolorierter Kupferstich von Johann Philipp Walther.

      1835.. Ca. 35,5 x 26,5 cm.. Aus Lommel-Bauer: "Die acht Kreise Bayerns". Im Sockel monogrammiert, datiert Nbg. 1835. Als Rahmen wurde das Portal des Schottenklosters St. Jakob in Regensburg gewählt. Vor einer bemerkenswert schmalen Stadtansicht fünf Figuren. "Die vorderste Gruppe bildet eine Hochzeitparthie von Landleuten aus Mintraching - Bräutigam, Braut und Kranzjungfrau. Die in der Richtung von Regensburg nach Landshut und Straubing hin vorfindliche gewöhnliche Gai- (Gau) Tracht benannte,an Goldstickerei, silbernen Ketten und Knöpfen, Sammt und Bändern reiche Kleidung zeugt von dem Wohlstand ihrer Träger ... Von den beiden Frauen im Mittelgrund weist die rückwärtsstehende dieselbe Landestracht mit einigen Abweichungen und einer besonders auffallenden Kopfzierde, die nur von reichen Bäuerinnen bei außerordentlichen Gelegenheiten getragen, dermalen ziemlich im Abnehmen ist. Die Nebenstehende prangt in der gewöhnlichen Abensberger Sonntagstracht." (Vgl. Zisska - Lommel und Bauer). Kleiner Einriss im weissen Rand. Sehr dekoratives Blatt mit prächtigem Altcolorit.

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        Historia Natural del Jénero Humano Tomos I, II y III

      1835 - 3 Tomos con láminas coloreadas. Traduccion al castellano por D. Antonio Bergues de las Casas. Tomo I 437 páginas 14 cm x 21.5 cm Tomo II 352 páginas 14 cm x 21.5 cm. Tomo III 396 páginas 14 cm x 21.5 cm [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc, 16th-18th of 9th Month (Septr.), 1834

      - [1835] Prvt prtd for Barry by H. Teape & Son, Printers, Tower-Hill, London, 1st edition, 8vo, pp.40, frontis, lithograph, uncut, original brown paper boards; inscribed ‘Paul Bevan With the Author’s kind regards, London 6mo 3, 1835’, boards w/ spine paper chipped, AAC bookplate, cover, front free endpaper, & lithograph separated, heavy foxing to lithograph, frontis & title, small label on rear endpaper, good. Barry was accompanied by six guides when he made, according to his calculations, the 16th ascent (20th person not counting guides) of Mont Blanc. Meckly credits him with the 17th and Perret with the 21st ascent. There are two variants of the title page for this first edition with either SEPTR or Septr in the title, see below. Neither variant is accorded priority. This represents the second variant of the title page for the first edition. This scarce, privately printed, edition proved popular enough to produce a second edition. This book is from the collection of the American Alpine Club Library. Proceeds from the sale of this book go to benefit the Library. Meckly 014, Neate B49, Perret 275. Ref 24798 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        I GONZAGA DI MANTOVA.

      Milano, 1835 - in folio gr., bella rileg. mod. m. pelle con tit. e fregi oro al d. con nervi, angoli, cart. dec. ai piatti. Raccolta completa tratta dalla famosa e monumentale opera di Pompeo Litta sulla nobiltà italiana. Oltre alla famiglia principale della città, sono compresi notizie e alberi genealogici dei Gonzaga di Monferrato, Guastalla, Vescovato, Novellara, Sabbioneta, Bozzolo, Luzzara, Castiglione e Palazzolo. Con una gr. carta topogr. a colori, stemma dei Gonzaga in cromolitogr., 6 tavv. di medaglie, 4 tavv. di monumenti, 2 tavv. riproducenti dipinti del Mantegna a colori, e al fine la spettacolare e colorata veduta su doppia pagina in cromolitogr. che riproduce piazza Sordello da celebre dipinto del Morone (battaglia dei Bonacolsi). Ottimo stato di conservazione. [448]

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        VOYAGE DU LUXOR EN ÉGYPTE, entrepris par ordre du roi pour transporter, de Thèbes à Paris, l'un des obélisques de Sésostris.

      1835 - Paris, Arthus Bertrand, 1835. In-8 (138 X 211) demi-veau havane foncé, dos lisse orné de grecques et filets dorés en place des nerfs, fleuron doré dans les compartiments, large dentelle dorée en queue, pièce de titre veau rouge, tranches jaspées en rouge (reliure de l'époque) ; (4) ff. de faux-titre, titre, tables et errata, 467 pages, (2) ff. de catalogue. Rousseurs éparses, parfois fortes. ÉDITION ORIGINALE de cet ouvrage peu courant. Il est orné de SEPT PLANCHES hors-texte, dont 5 dépliantes et une en couleurs gravée par Ambroise Tardieu, représentant deux oiseaux peints ornant les tombeaux de Béni-Hassan. L'auteur fut chargé du commandement de l'expédition entreprise pour transporter de Thèbes à Paris un des obélisques de Sésostris. (Gay, 2272 - Hage Chahine, 5007 - Brunet, 20808). BEL EXEMPLAIRE, bien relié à l'époque. La reliure a été conservée en parfait état. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain. 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

      Harding and Lepard, London 1835 - 12 VOLUME SET. 240 portraits with tissue guards. Full contemporary red morocco gilt extra. Raised bands. All edges gilt. Bound by J.MacKenzie, "Bookbinder to the King". Silk ties. Very fine overall with few imperfections. Vol 1 suffers a snag to the front board. Top edges are slightly dust-soiled and there is a trace of wear to a few corners and the top and tail of some spines. An exceptional set. Very heavy - carriage substantially in excess of figure stated, but to be charged at cost.

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        Memoires sur la Restauration, ou Souvenirs Historiques sur cette Epoque, la Revolution de Juillet et les premieres anness du Regne de Louis-Philippe.

      Paris Henry 1835 - 6 Vol. 20 x 13,5 cm. Original Half-Leatherbinding with gilt back. Slightly used. Nice Binding. Laure Junot, Duchesse d`Abrantes (6 November 1784 - 7 June 1838) was the wife of French general Jean-Andoche Junot. She was born Laure Martin de Permond at Montpellier. Mlle. Permon was married to Junot in 1800, early in the Consulate. She at once entered eagerly into all the gaieties of Paris, and became noted for her beauty, her caustic wit, and her extravagance. The First Consul nicknamed her petite peste, but treated her and Junot with the utmost generosity, a fact which did not restrain her sarcasms and slanders in her portrayal of him in her Memoirs.; - Sometimes slightly blotchy. French copy. 1.100 gr. Original Half-Leatherbinding with gilt back. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bibliotheque en Miniature.

      Paris, Chez Marcilly, rue St, Jacques, No. 10. Imprimerie de Firmin Didot Freres, rue Jacob, No. 24. Undated; ca. 1835. - Six 1 6/8 x 2 6/8" paper covered volumes, each with a miniture woodcut on titlepage & one (approx.) 1 1/2 x 2" woodcut illustration per volume. Contents: Berquin: Varietes (23pp., woocut: Le petit Berger bienfaisant, p. 8); Demoustier: Mythologie (24pp., Les Graces, p. 9); Florian: Melanges (24pp., L'Aveugle et le Paralytique, p. 9); La Fontaine: Fables (20pp., Le Veillard et ses enfans, p. 9); Millevoye (24pp., La chute des feuilles, p. 8); Voltaire: Poesies (24pp., Le Temple de l'amitie, p. 8). Three have pink paper covers (wrappers) & 3 have light green; each with printed titles on front covers in a simple geometric & floral border, repeated on back cover without titles. Slight edge wear, lower left back cover corner of La Fontaine volume has a small chip. Volumes are housed in a 2 1/8 x 3 1/8" book-shaped slipcase with olive-brown polished calf spine with gilt title between lines & richly gilt floral design, sides, top & bottom covered with marbled paper, indigo on lighter blue background; minor edge wear, fading to top & bottom marbled paper. Overall, a near fine set; rare to find the six together & in the original case. Finely printed & illustrated set of French miniature children's books with stories & verses drawn from classic authors, published by Marcilly & printed by Firmin Didot. Gumuchian 4062; Welsh 1250. (French text). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Engravings from the Ancient Marbles in the British Museum. Part VII. Metopes of the Parthenon.

      W. Nicol 1835 - "The present Volume is particularly devoted to the description of those metopes of the Parthenon which were brought to England by Lord Elgin." There are 19 engravings and a vignette on the title page. Original boards in excellent condition with only a slight darkening of the spines. Though there is a general darkening of the edges of the pages of the plates, they do not affect the plates themselves; the plates are almost entirely free of any spotting and are quite magnificent. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reise nach Paraguay in den Jahren 1818 bis 1826. Aus des Verfassers handschriftlichem Nachlasse herausgegeben von A(lbrecht) Rengger.

      Aaarau Sauerländer 1835 - XXXXVI S., 1 Bl., 495 S. Mit Porträt, 3 Tafeln (davon eine gefaltet) und Faltkarte (ca. 47 x 31 cm), alles in Lithographie. 8° (20,5 x 13 cm). Marmorierte Pappe der Zeit mit Rückenschild. Erste Ausgabe. - Der Schweizer Mediziner und Naturforscher Rengger (1795-1832) war 1818 in Begleitung seines Kollegen Marcel Lonchamp zu Forschungszwecken in das kaum bekannte Paraguay gereist, bis 1825 durften sie das unter Diktator Francia nach außen abgeschottete Land nicht mehr verlassen. Rengger nutzte die Zeit zu ausgedehnten Reisen und Studien: "Sein Hauptanliegen war das Studium der Tier- und Pflanzenwelt, das Aufbauen von Sammlungen; daneben beachtete er die physisch-geographischen wie die sozialen und ethnographischen Verhältnisse" (Henze). 1827 konnte er unter dem Titel "Historischer Versuch über die Revolution von Paraguay" eine erste kleine Frucht dieser Studien vorlegen, die von ihm noch fertiggestellten Teile für eine umfassende Reisebeschreibung sind hier aus seinem Nachlaß ediert, neun Kapitel sind dabei in französischer Sprache abgefaßt, die restlichen elf in deutscher Sprache. Enthalten sind Kapitel über Klima, die Hauptstadt Asuncion, die Ureinwohner, Landwirtschaft, Jagd, Insekten, Giftschlangen, Syphilis etc. - Leicht stockfleckig, Titel im unteren Rand mit kleinem Stempel (teils rasiert), vorderer Innendeckel mit altem Geschenkaufkleber. Vorderdeckel mit einigen Klebstoffflecken, unterer Rücken beschabt und mit Schatten eines abgelösten Etiketts. Gutes Exemplar. *Engelmann, Bibliotheca geographica, 227. Henze IV, 579. Sabin 69616. 500 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        VARIETATE LECTIONIS ET PERPETUA ANNOTATIONE ILLUSTRATUS A CHR. GOTTL. HEYNET. Accedit index uberrimus. Obra completa en 4 volúmenes.

      - Editio nova accurata. Londini, Typis excudit J.F. Dove veneunt apud Ricardum Priestly, 1835, 15x22, 4 vols.: Tomo 1º: Bucolica et Georgica 487 págs. Tomo 2º : Aeneidis, Lib. I-VI. 786 págs. Tomo 3º: Aeneidis, Lib. VII-XII. 610 págs. 447 págs. Tomo 4º : Carmina Minora et index. Encuadernados en plena piel de época con superlibris impreso en oro en ambos lados de todos los volúmenes y cortes tintados, algunos desperfectos en lomeras, falto de lomera original en tomo II, sustituida por una lomera en piel pegada posteriormente, interior en perfecto estado. (38228).

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        THE FEATHERED TRIBES OF THE BRITISH ISLANDS

      Whittaker & Co. 1835 - 1835. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Three-quarter brown leather binding with marbled boards and endpapers. Gilt titles and decorations to spine. 2 Volumes. xxiv plus 379 and 391pp. 18 hand coloured plates and b/w illustrations in text. Each volume also has a hand-coloured title page. Covers a little worn with slight damage to front of Volume I. Labels to spine chipped. Verso of frontis to Vol I is marked. All plates present and clean and bright. [S] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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