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        Schloss Pirmont an der Elz.

      1835 - Lithographie von Lasisky/Brandmeyer, ca. 1835. Ca. 19,7 x 26 cm (nur Darstellung). Blick vom Ufer der Eltz zur Burg Pyrmont. Unterhalb der Darstellung mit folgenden Künstler-/Druckervermerken "gem. v. Lasinsky" "ged. bei I.B. Hützer in Cöln" und "gez. v. Brandmyer".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen]
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        Voyage a Buenos-Ayres et a Porto-Alégre, par la Banda-Oriental, les Missions D´Uruguay et la Province de Rio-Grande-Do-Sul

      Handsomely illustrated work on Rio Grande do Sul and Buenos Aires, ?full of interest, and is of value concerning its Brazilian section?. 1835. Havre. J. Morlent. In 4to (222 mm x 150 mm). 1 [frontispiece] + 2 ff. + 612 + 1 [blank] + 4 ff. + folding map & 3 lithographed plates + 1 [blank]. Contemporary half black chagrin, spine tooled and lettered in gilt, rubbed, still a very attractive binding. Very good copy overall, foxed ?particularly to plates- as always. First edition. The illustrations show a view of Buenos Aires from the Port, a gaucho enlacing an ox, a Porteña in daily clothes, a Porteña dressed for Church, and a folding map. The author travelled through Argentina and Brazil, time during which he participated of the commerce and industry of the region. ?Arsène Isabelle, a French enthusiast of travel literature, decided one day to journey around the world. He fitted himself out elaborately for the venture, and chose the Rio de la Plata as a starting place. (...) He arrived in March 1830 in Buenos Aires, which was in the throes of a revolution. The goods he had purchased for selling or trading purposes immediately proved to be absolutely unsuitable, and he sold everything at a great loss. Later, he started a candle factory, which he sold at the end of four years. He then resolved to start his travels, and journeyed across Argentina, Uruguay, and Rio Grande do Sul until 1838. Isabelle's book, in spite of having been written in the style of a literate businessman, is full of interest, and is of value concerning its Brazilian section. It is one of the few books of the time that describes journeys across Rio Grande do Sul. The author was a guest of Bompland (...). He also visited the German colony of São Leopoldo in Porto Alegre, and the missions? (Borba de Moraes). Isabelle (1806 ? 1879) was a French traveller and businessman; a lover of travel literature, he decided to travel around the world, beginning with Buenos Aires. His arrival at Buenos Aires was less than opportune, arriving at the time of a Revolution, causing him a loss of his capital. He then carried on to Uruguay and Brazil; where he spent most of his time in Rio Grande do Sul. Sabin, 35239. Borba de Moraes, I, 420 (?not easy to find today?).

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        L'Art de fabriquer les Poteries communes usuelles, les Poêles, les Grès fins et grossiers, les Creusets, les Carreaux, les Tuiles, les Briques ordinaires et réfractaires; suivi d'un Mémoire...sur...l'Enquête commerciale ordonnée par le gouvernement pour la levée de la prohibition existante en France sur les Poteries anglaises

      Three folding engraved plates. xxxii, 560 pp. 8vo, cont. aubergine sheep-backed marbled boards, flat spine gilt in the Romantic style. Paris: Anselin, 1835. First edition of this very rare work on the manufacture of various kinds of pottery for use in construction, the kitchen, industry, etc. Bastenaire-Daudenart was the longtime proprietor and manager of the factory of Saint Amand-les-Eaux, and wrote several other books on the manufacture of porcelain, glass, and crockery. Fine copy. .

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.]
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        A saudade pela sentidissima morte do Senhor D. Pedro Primeiro Ex Imperador do Brazil

      Brazil cries for the Emperor, printed in Rio de Janeiro, a fine copy with it´s original wrapper. 1835. Rio de Janeiro. Rua da Cadeia n°95. In 4to (217 mm x 175 mm). vi + 10 + 1 ff. Later Green cloth, bound with the original printed wrappers (most attractive). A remarkably wide margined copy, apparently intended to fold out, it has been restored in margins to be in book-shape, very well done, reinforced in outer margins, inscription on title page, generally fine. Apparently second edition, according to Sabin; not found in Borba de Moraes.

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        New-York As It Is, in 1835; Containing, a General Description of the City and Environs, List of Officers, Public Institutions, and Other Useful Information; for the Convenience of Citizens, as a Book of Reference, and a Guide to Strangers

      New York: J. Disturnell, 1835. .....With Correct Maps of the City, and Its Vicinity. Also, the Hudson River Guide, Accompanied by a Map. 12mo. 206 pages, with frontispiece showing Penitentiary, Blackwell's Island, plus 3 large fold-out colour maps, 2 of which depict the city of New-York, drawn by D. H. Burr, both measuring approximately 10 x 12 inches (25.5 x 30.5cm) and the other is a lovely colour map of the Hudson River valley & vicinity., measuring approximately 10 x 12 inches (25.5 x 30.5cm), professionally backed. Foxing, back board is nearly separated, attached by 2 strings only, wear to boards and spine, otherwise an unsophisticated copy in its original state, protected in a purpose-made clam shell box. The Great New York Fire was a conflagration that destroyed the New York Stock Exchange and most of the buildings on the southeast tip of Manhattan around Wall Street on December 16–17, 1835. .

      [Bookseller: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts, ]
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        [Plate] CAW-TAA-WAA-BE-TA or the SNAGLE’D TOOTH, A Chippewa 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. Folio, image size roughly 10 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.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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        A Journal of Remarks and Observations as Kept by E[dward] G[eorge M[orse]. Remarks on board the Sarah Barque of London" [Journal of a Voyage to Seychelles, Madagascar, Mauritius, St Helena and Ascension Island on board the Barque "Sarah" out of London].

      Mostly at sea, on board the barque "Sarah" of London, April 1831-14 March 1833 (with additions to 1835). - 4to (19.5 x 16.5 cm). [191] ff. Including paste-downs and about 55 blanks. The journal with an engraved view as frontispiece , 15 full-page, 1 nearly full-page and 1 smaller manuscript maps and coastal profiles, plus a small engraved view mounted on 1 page. The lecture notes with a matching pair of engravings of a scull on and facing the title-page, and 27 pencil and/or ink anatomical drawings (including 2 full-page), some also with red. - Including: [Anatomical manuscript]. Morse, Edward George. Lecture Book [notes on anatomical lectures by Joseph Constantine Carpue].[London], November-December 1828. Contemporary sheepskin parchment. A manuscript ship's journal kept by Edward George Morse (Bromyard 1805?-Deal post 1850?), who no doubt served, among other functions, as the ship's surgeon. Morse reflects on Arabian navigation and Arabian explorers, including the deservedly famous Ibn Battuta. "The Arabians like the Chinese are said to have employed the compass to guide them through the trackless sands of the desert or to enable them at the hours of prayer to direct their faces with precision towards the city of Mecca and tomb of the prophet. In the sixteenth century moreover when the Portuguese first visited the Indian seas they found that the Arabians are the chief navigators of those seas [.]". - Morse made his earliest dated entries in April 1831 at the island Mauritius in the Indian Ocean and others at Madagascar and its surrounding islands from May to August 1831. Those around Madagascar indicate he was on the barque Manchester, but from at least 11 December 1831 to his arrival back in England on 14 March 1833 he was on the barque Sarah, a 600 ton ship sailing out of London. In it he spent a year in the Seychelles 11 December 1831-15 December 1832, including Make Island, Bird Island, Praslin Island and La Digue. - In very good condition. The binding is dirty and abraded, and the boards slightly warped, but it remains structurally sound. A fascinating and unusual ship's journal with numerous maps, kept in the unused leaves of the author's illustrated anatomical lecture notes from a few years earlier. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Journal of a visit to Constantinople : and some of the Greek islands, in the spring and summer of 1833

      Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman, 1835-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Rebound in full modern leather. Fine binding and cover. xii, 259 p., 7 etched plates by George Cruickshank. 22 cm. Unmarked pages, minor foxing to plates. A view of early 19th century Ottoman Istanbul. References: Blackmer 56; Contominas 21; Atabey 42. Weber I, 225. Navari 56. Cohn 41.

      [Bookseller: SequiturBooks]
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        THE REV'D. CHAS. GUTZLAFF. THE CHINESE MISSIONARY, IN THE DRESS OF A FOKIEN SAILOR

      London: Colnaghi & Co., 1835.. Uncolored lithograph, on a 14 x 10 1/2 inch sheet. Minor foxing, primarily around the outer edges, else quite clean. Very good. Matted. An uncolored lithograph of German missionary Karl Gutzlaff (1803-1851), after a painting by George Chinnery. Gutzlaff was the first German Lutheran missionary to China, and was one of the first Protestant missionaries to dress like the Chinese. Gutzlaff wrote several works on China and also worked on a Chinese translation of the Bible. This image, lithographed by R.J. Lane, shows him clothed in the garb of a Fujian sailor. BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF CHINESE CHRISTIANITY (online)

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        The rudiments of drawing cabinet and upholstery furniture: Comprehending concise and explicit instructions for designing and delineating the different ... ... Illustrated by appropriate diagrams

      Printed for M.Taylor, 1835-01-01. Leather Bound. Very Good. Professionally rebound in contemporary full leather. Banded spine with gilt lettering. Gilt border to front & back covers. Marbled endpapers. Slight rubbing at front spine edge from shelf wear. Stated 1835 publishing date and Second Edition,Improved noted on Title page. Original dates to 1820. Top inside edge does show a mild moisture stain, otherwise exceptional. Light foxing to a few pages, mostly confined to back of plates. Complete book with all plates. This 2nd Edition states 'printed for M.Taylor nephew and successor to the late Josiah Taylor' 6 Barnard's Inn, Holborn, London" Additional pictures available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Two Dog Books]
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        The Floricultural Cabinet, and Florist's Magazine

      London; 1835-1842: Whittaker and Co. Volumes 3-10, containing 112 hand colored plates overall, which includes two folding color plates and one black & white plate of The Gardens of the Royal Botanical Society, five volumes with the additional engraved title page, contemporary owner's name and with his notations and underlining within some volumes, another previous owner's bookplate, all bound in full olive polished calf with the exception of the last two volumes which are bound in 3/4 olive polished calf over marbled boards (rubbed), all spines have uniformly changed to tan, one plate with margins a bit cropped and minor light scattered foxing to a handful of plates. A very nice, clean set showing only a few leaves with toning.. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB]
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        Researches and Missionary Labours

      London: Rev Joseph Wolff, 1835 AMONG the Jews, Mohammedans and other sects. During his travels between the years 1831 and 1834 from Malta to Egypt, Constantinople, Armenia, Persia, Khorossaun, Toorkestaun, Bokhara, Balkh, Cabool in Affghanistaun, The Himmalayah Mountains, Cashmeer, Hindoostaun, The Coast of Abysinia and Yemen. Expertly refurbished by Paul C Delrue in quarter red leather with old brown buckram, raised bands, blind tooling, raised bands, gold lettering on black leather label, date in gold to base. Internally resewn, rounded, new endpapers, printed by Church Missionary Society's press in Malta, interesting list of perhaps 400 subscribers, 400 copies? mostly overseas, no inscriptions, lacks map, [12], 523 pp, with an 1865 local Llandudno merchants label to the last blank page, other editions in 1835, 37, 39 and 2007. A lovely copy clean & bright, with only the most minimal foxing, in a superb custom binding. Uncommon. Wolff, missionary and traveller, whose only child, from his first marriage, Sir Henry Drummond Charles Wolff (1830–1908), named after his earliest English friend, had a brilliant career as a financier, politician, and diplomat. Embarrassed by his father's origins and ideas, he never spoke of him and used the name Drummond as part of his surname, preferring to be known as Drummond Wolff. See the ODNB for a full Bio.

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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        Histoire naturelle générale et particulière de tous les genres de coquilles univalves marines a l'état vivant et fossile, publiéee par monographies ou description et classification méthodique de toutes les espèces connues jusqu à ce jour, représentées en couleur avec la figure et l'anatomie d'un assez grand nombre de Mollusques nouvellement découverts

      Paris, privately published, 1835. Folio, 13 fine lithographic plates by Prêtre, finely hand-coloured. Original printed wrappers.* This large-paper publication was the start of what was to be a complete treatise on the marine gastropods of the world. Except for a part on Oliva, published in 1840 after a five year delay, this was all that was published. Later, Pierre Louis Duclos (d. 1853) contributed to the the series by Chenu, "Illustrations conchyliologiques ou description et figures de toutes les coquilles connues vivantes et fossiles..." which had an even grander scope but was not finished either. The first names of Duclos were a mystery for many years until the Californian malacologist Scott Jordan discovered them in a letter. His year of birth is still unknown. In accuracy of form and colour, the plates, by Prêtre, are among the best produced in the 19th century. A very good, complete set, almost without foxing (some light, marginal spotting to a few plates, some waterstaining to lower margin of a few plates, not affecting the figures. The wrappers are those of the genus Oliva, corrected in an old hand. Caprotti, p. 187; Nissen ZBI, 1170.

      [Bookseller: Dieter Schierenberg bv]
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        LYCEE, OU COURS DE LITTERATURE ANCIENNE ET MODERNE, 18 TOMES

      Pourrat Frères, Paris 1835 - RO40234233: 18 tomes d'env. 350-400 pages chacun. Couvertures jaunies. Nombreuses pages non coupées. (Rare) Précédé d'une Notice historique par Léon THIESSÉ. In-8 Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos abîmé. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 840.05-XVIII ème siècle [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        THE CHILD'S TOY BOOK: or, Pleasing Tales in words of one or two syllables.

      35 [36] pages, each printed on one side only. With an hand-coloured engraved frontispiece and eight plates each bearing two hand-coloured engravings. Bound with: DEBORAH DENT AND HER DONKEY; and Madam Fig's Gala: Two Humorous Tales. Embellished with seventeen neatly coloured comic engravings. A K. Newman & Co. No date. [circa 1835.]. 35 [36] pages, each printed on one side only. With an hand-coloured frontispiece bearing two images, and sixteen other hand-coloured engravings. Both bound together, possibly as issued in recent half morocco gilt over marbled boards. 12mo. Some marking; the occasional trace of scribble; else a very good pair. Dean & Munday and A.K. Newman often published works together, with Newman taking the smaller portion of the stock. It was not uncommon for their remainder stock to be issued bound-up together.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        [Der Hirt auf dem Felsen D 965]. Clarinetto in B und Singstimme [aus einem Stimmensatz]. Musikmanuskripte in sehr früher Abschrift, möglicherweise von der Hand des professionellen Kopisten Franz Hlawaczek

      [ca. 1835].. Zus. 12 Ss., davon 11 S. Notentext auf handrastriertem Notenpapier der Zeit. Zeitgenössisches blaues Papier mit fein ausgeschnittenem weißen Deckelschildchen. Blätter tlw. lose, sonst gut. Sammlungsnummer (?) in Kugelschreiber am Umschl. Bedeutendes und sehr frühes Zeugnis für die Aufführungspraxis dieses Meisterwerkes Schuberts. Bei den vorliegenden Stimmen handelt es sich möglicherweise um Dokumente aus dem engsten Schubert-Kreis. Schriftvergleiche mit Arbeiten Hlawaczeks in der Musiksammlung der Wien-Bibliothek lassen die Urheberschaft Hlawaczeks möglich erscheinen. Franz Hlawaczek war mehrmals als Kopist für Schuberts Bruder Ferdinand tätig. Mit zahlreichen aufführungspraktischen Hinweisen von alter Hand in Bleistift sowie zwei interessanten Kürzungen (VI-DE) in der Reprise des ersten Teils sowie im Mittelteil des Werks.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Il Procuratore

      1835. Chiappini, Carlo. Il Procuratore. Macerata: Tip. di Beu. di Antonio Corbesi, 1835. Nine volumes in eight books. Octavo (9" x 5-1/2"). Original publisher wrappers, untrimmed edges, signatures of most books unopened. Some soiling and edgewear, spine ends of some books abraded, some chipping and tears to wrappers. Light toning to text, faint dampspotting in places, internally clean. * Only edition located. This is a comprehensive treatise on the laws and duties relating to prosecutors in Macerata, then one of the Papal States. OCLC locates 1 copy, none in North America. Not in the British Museum Catalogue.

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        Memoirs of the Life of the late John Mytton, Esq. of Halston, Shropshire... with notices of his hunting, shooting, driving, racing, eccentric and extravagant exploits. By Nimrod. With numerous illustrations by H. Alken. Reprinted from the New Sporting Magazine

      London: W. Spiers for Rudolph Ackermann, 1835. Octavo. (8 1/8 x 5 1/4 inches). 12 hand-coloured etched and aquatint plates, the design and etching by Henry Alken, the aquatint by E. Duncan. Original brown pebble- grained cloth, covers panelled in blind, the upper cover with central blocked gilt shaped panel containing the author's name and the title lettered in gilt, contained in a red morocco box modelled as a book by W. Root & Son of London, the spine of the box tooled in gilt with sporting vignette tools and lettered in gilt. First edition in book form, in fine untouched condition. It has been said of the author that he created the profession of gentleman hunting correspondent: he certainly managed to get paid a considerable sum to do what he loved (hunting) and then write about it. "He earned the respect of sportsmen everywhere not only for his skilful and fearless riding but also for the knowledge and judgment he displayed in his writings and for his unrivalled experience of the hunting world. As Nimrod he held a unique position in his day and left an imperishable memory in sporting history." (Norman Gash). The present work, first published in 1835, is the biography of John Mytton, an eccentric whose life-style eventually killed him, but who retained the public's affection to the extent that there was a huge turn out at his funeral. 'As master of foxhounds from 1818 to 1821 Jack Mytton, as he was known, hunted a vast country extending from Halston into Staffordshire and including what was later the country of the Albrighton hunt. Both then and later in the 1820s, when he hunted around Halston with new hounds and harriers, he flouted many established hunting conventions ... He was a man of great physical strength and foolhardy courage, with a strong taste for practical jokes. He was a splendid shot and a daring horseman, and there are numberless stories of his recklessness. He is said to have galloped at full speed over a rabbit warren just to see if his horse would fall, which it did and rolled over him. Again, for a wager he drove a tandem at night across country, surmounting a sunk fence 3 yards wide, a broad deep drain, and two stiff quickset hedges. He would sometimes strip to his shirt to follow wildfowl in hard weather, and is said once to have stripped naked to follow some duck over the ice. One night he even set fire to his nightshirt to frighten away the hiccups. Inordinately convivial, Mytton drank from four to six bottles of port a day, beginning in the morning while shaving, and he eventually lived in a "nearly constant state of intoxication"' (G. F. R. Barker and George C. Baugh in DNB). Mellon/Podeschi 147; Schwerdt I, p.38; Tooley 66.

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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 quarto. 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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        A Detail of Some Particular Services Performed in America, During The Years 1776,1777,1778 and 1779. Compiled from Journals and Original Papers Supposed to Be Chiefly Taken from the Journal Kept On Board of the Ship Rainbow, Commanded by Sir George Collier, while on the American Station During That period: giving a minute account of many important attacks on towns and places, expeditions sent up rivers, skirmishes, negotiations, etc

      New York: Printed for Ithiel Town, 1835. First edition. Cloth faded to brown, bookplate and bookseller’s ticket on front pastedown, old ink inscription to the F[ranklin] L[iterary] Society on front free endpaper, occasional faint foxing, albeit a nice copy. 12mo.

      [Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books]
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        Oda al Jeneral Flores vencedor en Miñarica

      A splendid Ode, printed in Guayaquil, outstanding Americanum. 1835. Guayaquil. Imprenta de M. I. Murillo. In 4to (253 mm x 170 mm). 1 [blank] + 8. Modern folder, front board lettered in gilt. A fine copy, with a few foxing spots as expected, but generally very good. Apparently the first edition. A remarkably rare Ode to General Flores, printed in one of the less prolific South American printing houses, that of Guayaquil. Juan José de Flores was the first President of Ecuador; in January 1835 he triumphed at the battle of Miñarica, allowing to extend his position as leader of the young country. The author of the Ode was a colleague of Flores, and an Ecuadorian patriot; he is renowned as the author of ?La victoria de Junín Canto a Bolivar?; a most famous poem on the revolutionary wars occurred in South America. The printer, Manuel Ignacio Murillo (1802 ? 1884) was born in the same city he would found his press later on and could well be considered the most important printer and newspaper Director of Guayaquil of the first half of the 19th century, having worked with ?El Patriota de Guayaquil? (first newspaper of the now-free Province), ?El Republicano del Sur?, ?El Chispero? and ?La Aurora?. The highlight of his career was printing the ?Canto a Junín?, much similar to the ?Oda al Jeneral Flores vencedor en Miñarica? offered here. Sabin, 56686.

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        THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D.:

      London: John Murray, 1835. Joints of two volumes somewhat rubbed, else fine and bright. 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

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        The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. Including A Journal of His Tour of The Hebrides

      London: John Murray, 1835. Hardcover. Very Good+/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. C. Stanfield, R. A., C. SMith, S. C., et al. engraved by E. Finden, et al.. These 10 books are clean, tight, square with sharp corners and unmarked. They are bound in blue leather with gilt designs (thistles?) at the edges which continue over the edges to frame the marbled paste downs. The spine have 5 raised bands with gilt decorations and six of the resulting panels have further gilt decorations. The other two panels have red leather paste downs with gilt titles and volume information. The binding was done by Bayton Binders of Bath. They have blue marbled end papers and 325, 344, 323, 343, 341, 342, 381,431, 325, 376, bright, clear, minimally toned pages (gilt edged all around) illustrated with black & white engravings and facsimile hand written documents (some fold-out). Each book has two, purple cloth book marks. The red boxes for the volume information on the spine is missing on volume I, half gone on volume IX and chipped on volumes Vi, VII and X. There is faint damp stain in the lower front margin on a few volumes.

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        [The Aboriginal Portfolio]

      [Philadelphia: Lehman & Duval, 1835-1836]. Folio. (17 3/4 x 10 1/4 inches). Three letterpress advertisement leaves. 72 hand-coloured lithographed plates after Lewis by Lehman & Duval.Expertly bound to style in dark purple morocco over purple cloth covered boards, spine with raised bands, tooled in gilt and blind on either side of each band, lettered in gilt in the second compartment, marbled paper endpapers. First edition. Scarcer than McKenney and Hall's 'History of the Indian Tribes', Prince Maximilian's 'Reise in das Innere von Nord-America' or Catlin's 'North American Indian Portfolio', Lewis' work records the dress of the Potawatomi, Winnebago, Shawnee, Sioux, Miami, Fox, Iowa and other tribes at treaties of Prairie du Chien, Fort Wayne, Fond du Lac and Green Bay. The Aboriginal Port Folio was published in Philadelphia by lithographers George Lehman and Peter S. Duval. It was issued in ten parts, with each part containing eight plates. Given the size of the undertaking the first nine parts were issued remarkably quickly, and appeared monthly between May 1835 and January 1836. The reason for this haste is probably that Lewis was aware that the imminent appearance of the first part of McKenney and Hall's History of the Indian Tribes of North America would adversely affect his subscriber-numbers. The evidence of the surviving copies suggests that his fears were well-founded as there are a number of sets made up from eight parts (with 64 plates), but very few with nine parts (72 plates) and ten-part sets with the full complement of a frontispiece/title-leaf and eighty plates are virtually never found: only the Siebert copy is listed as having sold at auction in the past twenty- five years, and there are only about a half dozen or so other recorded sets (the Siebert set, and one other, are the only two examples to include the title page). James O. Lewis was born in Philadelphia in 1799, moved west as a teenager, and had become an engraver and painter by the time he was living in St. Louis in 1820. In 1823 he moved to Detroit, and painted the first of his Indian portraits at the request of Gov. Lewis Cass of Michigan. He accompanied Cass on four Indian treaty expeditions in the Great Lakes region in 1825-27 and painted Indians during the course of each. Virtually all of the originals of the images published here were executed by Lewis in this period. Subsequently, many of the Lewis portraits were copied by Charles Bird King, and some appeared in the King versions in the McKenney and Hall portfolio. All of the Lewis originals were destroyed in the Smithsonian fire of 1865. Bennett, p.68; Eberstadt 131:418; Field 936; Howes L315; Sabin 40812; Reese Stamped with a National Character 23; Reese James Otto Lewis and his Aboriginal Portfolio, New Haven: 2008

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        Histoire De L'Empire Ottoman (In 18 Volumes)

      Paris: Bellizard, Barthes, Dufour & Lowell, 1835. Leather Bound. Very Good. 8vo. French. 18 volume collection. Volumes 1, 9, and 17 are facsimile copies of the originals. All other volumes contain bookplates from the British Embassy in Constantinople. Quarter-bound in rich green leather. Corners bound. 5 raised bands, 6 compartments on each spine. Title lettering embossed in gilt on spines. Marbled boards and endpapers. Tight binding and solid boards. Clean, unmarked pages. Volume 1 contains fold out genealogical table of the royal Ottomans. This series encompasses the entirety of the history of the Ottoman empire in impeccable detail. One of the most reknown resources in the field. Minor shelf wear. Slight scuffing to board edges. Minor bumping to corners. Light Scuffing to boards and sunning to spine on original volumes. Clean, unmarked pages, with only slight spots of discoloration scattered around the beginning of each volume. Overall, an exceptional collection in very good condition.

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        A Comprehensive Atlas geographical, historical & commercial

      Boston, New York & Philadelphia: William D. Ticknor in Boston, Wiley & Long in New York and T.T. Ash in Philadelphia, 1835. Folio. (19 3/8 x 16 inches). Small format 'Note to Subscribers' pasted to verso of 'Advertisement' leaf. Engraved title with decorative surround, hand- coloured engraved frontispiece, 8 engraved comparative charts (3 hand- coloured), 2 uncoloured plates, 66 hand-coloured engraved maps and composite town-plans (63 maps, 3 composite plates of multiple town-plans). (Foxing and offsetting, repaired tears to two maps). Contemporary green half morocco over marbled paper-covered boards, spine gilt, marbled endpapers (hinges split and crudely repaired with tape). The first edition, first issue, of "one of the first American general atlases to supplement the maps with lengthy geographical descriptions" (Ristow). Although the rest of the world is mapped and described, Bradford concentrates largely on the Americas and includes a general map of North America, a general map of the United States, with 24 maps and plans in the 'North America' section, and a further 5 in the 'South America' section. Unlike many atlases of the period, the present work includes extensive text. Each engraving is accompanied by explanatory articles on the history, economics and geography of the area, as well as a great deal of contemporary statistical information. Cf. Martin & Martin 31; Phillips Atlases 770; Ristow 271; Rumsey 3467; 2643; Sabin 7260

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        The Law Relating to Highways, Comprising the Statute 5 & 6 Will. IV. Cap. 50, (Passed 31st August, 1835,) with Table of Contents, Explanatory Notes, Forms, References, and a Copious Index

      Shaw and Sons, 137 & 138, Fetter Lane, Fleet Street [etc.] London 1835 - Original boards, printed paper label, quite worn, joints cracking but holding, else a very good, clean, untrimmed copy in unsophisticated state The rare first edition of an enormously successful work, written by the able Inner Temple barrister whose official government functions spanned much of the 19th century, the work itself reaching a 21st edition in 1967; one copy in OCLC in the USA [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Thomas Hart Benton 1835 Signed Document The Vebtons Free their Slaves!

      1835. Other Other. Good. BENTON, Thomas Hart & Elizabeth. Autograph Document Signed (ADS). St. Louis, MO. November 5, 1835. Two sheets, folded (9.75, 7.75), writing on both sides. Quite fragile. Separating at folds, a little chipped and browning at outer edges. Act of emancipation, signed by the famous statesman Thomas Hart Benton and his wife Elizabeth, emancipating their 44-year old slave Sarah after approximately 14 years of 'long and faithful services.'

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        [Manuscript]: A Tour Through Denmark, Sweden, Finland, to Petersburg from there through Prussia, Brunswick, Hanover and Holland in the Summer of 1835

      Octavo. Figured cloth with leather spine label ("Tour in the North of Europe 1835"). 233 closely and neatly written pages, mostly written on one side of each leaf (although it varies between recto and verso), bound with nicely engraved letterheads and illustrations of the various locales visited and described, some are hand colored, also with a folding hand-colored map of Denmark published by Thomas Kelly in London, 1834 (see below). All illustrations on unnumbered pages. Modest wear to the spine label, text block fallen slightly forward,and hinges partially split, still a nice, very good or better volume, with the interior fine.Authorial Signature of Capt. Kelly dated January 1835. Kelly, about whom we could find little, traveled with "my usual traveling companion Alderman Kelly" on the John Bull Steam Packet to Hamburg. This is followed by a thorough description of their activities and of each of the many localities they visited, with exceptionally detailed remarks on travel, the geography, architecture, population, the paintings and other art displayed in the churches, palaces, and museums, the hotels and their cuisine (or lack of it), weather, observations, and entertainments by the various British consuls.Capt. Kelly's companion, born Thomas Kelly (1772-1855), was according to at least one source, "a Dick Whittington character," a man who had risen from modest beginnings to be Lord Mayor of London and a respected Alderman. After his father's bankruptcy, in about 1788, Kelly was sent to work at Hoggs, the publisher and bookseller, on Paternoster Row after which he became a noted printer and publisher. He became Lord Mayor of London in 1836, the year following the trip described in this diary, with his official mayoral portrait painted by Mary Martha Pearson in 1837.A lovely travel diary filled with rich details and personal anecdotes. .

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        A New Universal Atlas; comprising separate maps of all the principal empires, kingdoms & states throughout the world, and forming a distinct atlas of the United States carefully compiled from the best authorities extant by David H. Burr

      New York: D.S. Stone, [1835]. Folio. 15 x 12 1/4 inches. Engraved throughout, title, 1p. contents list, 63 hand-coloured engraved plates.Expertly bound to style in dark blue half morocco over contemporary cloth-covered board, original morocco lettering piece on upper cover, the flat spine divided into six compartments by single gilt fillets. A fine copy of this important work from one of the greatest early American cartographers. David H. Burr was one of the great American mapmakers of the 19th century. Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, he began his career leading a road survey through the southern counties of New York for the purpose of building a highway. This led to his being given, in 1829, the responsibility of revising Simeon De Witt's seminal New York State Map of 1804 (under De Witt's direction) to account for the considerable changes that had occurred over the last generation. This and the Atlas of the State of New York he published in 1829 established Burr's prominence in American cartography. The success of his State Atlas persuaded him to aim at a wider audience and publish a general atlas. Ristow states that Burr completed only eight of the 63 maps by 1832 when his involvement in the project was severely curtailed when he accepted the position of topographer for the United States Post Office Department. His maps were engraved by Thomas Illman and Edward Pillbrow and they took over the responsibility for finishing the work, although Burr retained an editorial role, and he was probably able to make use of his new position which gave him access to geographical material sent in from postmasters throughout the land. Cf. Phillips Atlases 1379a; cf. Ristow p.106.

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        A History of British Fishes ... illustrated by nearly 400 woodcuts ... [Bound with:] Supplement to the History of British Fishes ... in two parts

      London: Van Voorst, [1835-]1836-1839. 2 volumes, 8vo. (9 1/2 x 6 inches). Half-titles. Numerous illustrations. Contemporary full brown morocco by J. Mackenzie & Son, covers elaborately bordered in gilt and with a large central design composed of small tools in gilt, spine in six compartments with raised bands, lettered in the second and third, the others with a repeat decoration in gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. First edition with the supplement in a beautiful contemporary binding by Mackenzie. Nissen, Schöne Fischbücher 133.

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        TRAVELS IN ETHIOPIA, Above the Second Cataract of the Nile; Exhibiting the State of That Country, and its Various Inhabitants, Under the Dominion of Mohammed Ali; and Illustrating the Antiquities, Arts, and History of the Ancient Kingdom of Meroe

      London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman, 1835. First edition. With a folding map and 54 lithographic plates including the frontispiece after Hoskins and Bondoni, 8 of which are double page, 4 are coloured chromolithos, and 2 are coloured by hand, also with numerous wood engravings within the text. 90 illustrations in total. 4to, in the original near black dark green cloth, bordered in blind on both covers and with pictorial gilt designs of Egyptian statuary on the top cover and spine, gilt lettered on the spine, edges untrimmed. xix, 367. A handsome copy of a book quite hard to find in collectable condition, well preserved and clean with just a bit of minor toning to the page edges, sometime very skillfully rebacked preserving all of the original decorated cloth spine, board edges with minor wear and mellowing, the folding map backed with linen for support, endpapers matching the originals renewed. Very scarce in the original cloth. SCARCE IN THE ORIGINAL CLOTH. A cornerstone work, Hoskins was the first European to describe and illustrate the antiquities of Meroe and one of only a tiny number of explores at the time to have ventured above the Second Cataract. He also spent a year in upper Egypt studying its monuments and journeyed extensively into the Nubian and Ethiopian deserts. It was Hoskins intent to prove that Meroe was the seat of learning from where the arts and sciences of Egypt, and then ultimately Greece and Rome, derived their origin. This account contains detailed studies on the arts and education in these regions. The fine lithographs in this volume were the first collection of illustrations of the region’s antiquities. American author Edgar Allan Poe was quite impressed with Hoskin’s handiwork. "Mr. Hoskins' Travels in Ethiopia above the Second Cataract of the Nile, are very highly spoken of. The work is a large quarto; and the expense of getting it up has been so great, as to leave its author no chance of remuneration. It contains ninety illustrations, by a Neapolitan artist of great eminence. The risk attending the publication of so valuable a book, will operate to deter any American bookseller from attempting it." The quality that so impressed Mr. Poe is evident, especially so in the impressive plates. It is not only a book of great historical and archaeological importance, but also a book of considerable beauty.

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        Ke Kauoha Hou a ko kakou Haku e Ola'I, a Iesu Kristo

      Oahu,: Na na Misionari I Pai, 1835.. Small octavo, dusted and a little browned, some pages with marked spotting; a very good copy in original reverse calf binding, neatly rebacked to match, a little worn, early 'Society of Inquiry Library' label to front pastedown. Rare and important: a landmark in missionary publishing in Hawaii, this is the first complete edition of the New Testament in the Hawaiian language, printed entirely by the Mission Press.David Forbes in the Hawaiian National Bibliography gives an excellent and detailed account of the circumstances surrounding the publication. Printing of the New Testament began after the General Meeting in June 1835, where the task of preparing an Hawaiian version was given precedence over any other task the missionaries were working on. The work was actually completed in early 1836.A substantial number of copies was published but, as with many early Hawaiian imprints, the survival rate today is very low.Forbes, 'Hawaiian National Bibliography', 949; Hawaii One Hundred, 50; Judd and Bell, 125.

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        Reise in Chile, Peru und auf dem Amazonenstrome wahrend der Jahre 1827-1832

      One of the most beautiful books ever made on Chili. 1835. Leipzig. Fleischer und Hinrichs. Two volumes in 4to and atlas in folio oblong (292 mm x 234 mm; 635 mm x 465 mm). xviii + 466; viii + 464 + folding map; 16 lithographed plates. Text in recent brown cloth with lettering pieces to spine; atlas in contemporary boards with blue printed paper with title on front board. First edition, magnificently illustrated. ?A highly esteemed work? (Sabin). "After visiting Chile and Peru Poeppig journeyed down the Amazon river to Para. Part of his scientific collection was lost but he managed to save an enormous quantity. The account of his expedition and the botanical surveys he published are comparable to the work of Humboldt" (Borba de Moraes). The atlas contains 16 remarkably accomplished lithographed plates, showing landscapes, customs, manners, and city views; the plates were made by Sedlmayr, Nepomuk and Bergmann after Poeppig´s own drawings. Amongst the plates, the ones from Talcahuano, Antuco volcano & the Perhuenches in a ?malon?, are of particular beauty and quality. Palau, 229613, not mentioning the folding map (probably never saw it, as he refers to the plates as ?maps?). Borba de Moraes, II, 681.

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        The History, Antiquities And Topography Of The County Of Sussex

      Lewes: Baxter, 1835. First edition. leather_bound. Contemporary half brown leather and marbled boards. Very good. 2 vols./No Dust Jacket. 592 [15] & 274 [90] [XV] [VIII]. 33 x 26 cm. The Subscriber's Copy with label, priced at 4 pounds, 4 shillings, inside front cover paste down of Vol.I. Profusely illustrated: fifty-six copperplate engravings with tissue guards, eighty wood engravings, plus two folding maps. List of Subscribers, Indices and publisher adverts. Comprehensive review of the history of Sussex.: presenting towns, parishes, manor houses and biographies. Text generally clean, toning to plates mostly in the margins, moderate wear tips and edges.

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        L'Indicatore delle Leggi ed Ordinazioni Dall'Anno 1796 a Tutto

      1835. Negri, Antonio. L'Indicatore delle Leggi ed Ordinazioni Dall'Anno 1796 a Tutto il 1834 nei Rapporti Giudiziarii pel Regno Lombardo-Veneto. Milan: Coi Tipi di Bernardoni di Gio, 1835. [ii], 375, [7] pp. [Bound with] Negri, Antonio. Appendice All'Indicatore delle Leggi ed Ordinazioni dal 1796 Avanti Ne'Rapporti Giudiziarii del Regno Lombardo-Veneto. Milan: Coi Tipi di Santo Bravetta, 1836. 45, [2] pp. Octavo (9" x 6"). Contemporary quarter sheep over marbled boards, lettering piece and gilt fillets to spine. Light rubbing to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, joints and front hinge partially cracked but secure, corners bumped and somewhat worn. Light toning to text, negligible foxing to a few leaves, internally clean. * First edition. Established by the Congress of Vienna in 1815, this Northern Italian kingdom of Lombardy-Veneto was part of the Austrian Empire. Lombardy was annexed to Sardinia in 1859 and the kingdom ceased to exist when the rest of its territory was annexed to the Kingdom of Italy in 1866. Interesting for its insights into the development of the Kingdom's legal system, Negri's digest reconciles pre-1815 laws with the post-1815 system. A few supplemental update volumes were published through 1858. OCLC locates 1 copy of the 1835 edition in North America (at Harvard Law School, which lacks the 1836 Appendice). Not in the British Museum Catalogue.

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        The Tourist in Spain. Granada

      London. Robert Jennings and Company. 1835. Bound in decoratively blind embossed full crushed morocco. Gilt tooled raised bands. Gilt titles. Gilt tooled turn-ins. All edged gilded. 8vo. 6.25" x 10.0". Jenning's Landscape Annual for 1835. Illustrated with full page Frontis, title, and 19 further plate engravings from drawings by David Roberts. Complete as issued. Covers rubbed and scuffed with some minor soiling. Spine mildly sunned. Frontis foxed. Mild sporadic offset throughout, not affecting plates. A Very Good crisp bright copy.

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        Histoire de la Normandie sous le regne de Guillaume-le-Conquerant et de ses successeurs : depuis la conquete de l'Angleterre jusqu'a la reunion de la Normandie au royaume de France - [Complete in 2 volumes]

      Rouen : Edouard Frere, 1835. 1st Edition. Physical description; 2 v. ; 22 cm. Subjects; Mythology, Norse. Old Norse literature - History and criticism. Northmen. Normandy (France) - History - To 1515. Provenance; from the Norfolk & Norwich library with their bookplate. Very good copies both in the original, full aniline calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with the titles gilt-blocked; very impressively finished. Remains a particularly well-preserved set; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        Morning Prayer [and] Evening Prayer

      Sydney,: Jones, n.d., but circa, 1835.. Pair of broadsides, each 450 x 390 mm.; in fine original condition, mounted and framed. Beautiful examples of fine early printing in Sydney, unrecorded in this form. Possibly prepared for the Church Mission Society, these early broadsides were printed in Sydney at a time when virtually all religious tracts were printed in London.These two prayers for children - to be said in the morning and evening - are exceptionally scarce early examples of local Sydney printing.Regarding the publication of these prayers, it is known that Jones had prepared some comparable religious broadsides, apparently for use in Church Mission Society schools, such as a pair of Maori lesson sheets printed circa 1833, the first "Christ raiseth Lazarus to life" or "Ka wa-ka-a-ra-hia a Ra-ha-ru-hi e Te Ka-rai-ti"; and the second "Children brought to Christ" or "Ka mau-ria nga ta-ma-ri-ki ki Te Ka-rai-ti" (see Williams, A Bibliography of Printed Maori to 1900, no. 13).Given that the present sheets are of a similar size to the Maori examples, it is likely that these were prepared around the same time, possibly also for the Church Mission Society. This hypothesis is supported by a note in Ferguson accompanying four Maori language sheets (no. 1674): 'in the Dixson Collection are two separate sheets... One is a Morning Prayer, the other an Evening Prayer... They came to this collection among other papers from the collection of C.A. Ewen of New Zealand.' Ferguson gives a putative date of circa 1835 for those particular sheets (see also Williams, Bibliography, no. 12).Certainly their sentiments are touching and as relevant for their purpose today as they were in the early nineteenth century: 'Keep us from wicked thoughts and bad tempers; make us try to learn all that we are taught' (from Morning Prayer); and from Evening Prayer: 'Make us try to remember all that we have learned to-day'. Of the handful of locally printed educational works which predate these broadsides, very few have survived; indeed many are known only through advertisements in newspapers of the day. These ephemeral broadsides are rare survivors.Not in Ferguson, but see no. 1674; not in Ingleton; not in Williams, 'Bibliography of Printed Maori to 1900', but see 12 and 13.

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        Petit Voyage Maritime autour du Monde

      Paris - Belin-Le Prieur, 1835 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A very scarce first edition of this nineteenth-century French work on travelling the world by ship. First Edition. 'Small sea voyage around the world'. In French. Featuring an illustrated frontispiece and titlepage. Condition: In a quarter calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, lightly rubbed in places. Front hinge slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound. Generally clean with just a few scattered spots or marks. Amateur repair to the final page. Copperplate ink inscription to front pastedown. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

      London,: Charles Knight, 1835-, 1840.. Four volumes, duodecimo, each with engraved frontispieces of Smith, Ricardo and other eminent economists; each volume bearing ownership name 'C.M. Wakefield'; bindings show some wear and spine ends a little chipped yet a very good set in original blind decorated green publisher's cloth. A Wakefield family copy of this work to which Edward Gibbon Wakefield had provided a preface and commentary, a popular edition of Adam Smith's pivotal economic treatise. The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography notes that by 1833 'Wakefield had become a confirmed disciple of Adam Smith and published an edited version of the Wealth of Nations, in four volumes, between 1835 and 1839. The extensive commentaries that accompany each chapter clearly outline his thinking as he sought to create a model post-enlightenment society.'The set comprises mixed editions in uniform publisher's cloth, with each volume bearing the manuscript owner's name 'C.M. Wakefield'. While this is evidently a family copy therefore, the initials do not correspond to any of his immediate family members. Given the emigration of several family members to New Zealand and Australia, the books may have belonged to a descendent living in the colonies, perhaps Clara Marie Wakefield, daughter of William Wakefield and Maria Sophia Emilie Schwass, born 1886 in Waimea East, Nelson, New Zealand; another possibility would be Clara Wakefield, born Melbourne 1864, daughter of Frank and Agnes Wakefield.

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        Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum; or, the trees and shrubs of Britain, native and foreign, hardy and half-hardy, pictorially and botanically delineated, and scientifically and popularly described; with their propagation, culture, management and uses in the arts, in useful and ornamental plantations, and in landscape-gardening; preceded by a historical and geographical outline of the trees and shrubs of temperate climates throughout the world

      London: printed for the Author, sold by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green & Longmans, the partially coloured and coloured copies by James Ridgway & Sons, [1835-]1838. 8 volumes, octavo. (8 3/4 x 5 5/8 inches). 412 hand- coloured engravings (20 double-page), 2546 uncoloured illustrations, extra- illustrated with four duplicate plates in vol.VII. Contemporary half morocco, spines gilt in six compartments with raised bands, the bands highlighted in gilt, lettered in the second and fourth compartments, top edge gilt. A fine set of the rare fully hand-coloured issue of this encyclopaedic work on all the trees and shrubs growing in Great Britain: a work which W.T. Thistleton-Dyer, the director of Kew, noted as being "indispensable to any student of the subject." This work by J.C. Loudon, "the most distinguished gardening author of the age" (Andrew Jackson Downing), was published in three forms: with the plates uncoloured, with only the botanical details on the plates coloured, and the present most expensive issue with all the plates completely hand-coloured. It was issued in sixty-three monthly parts from January 1835 to July 1838, although the preparations for the work had been started as early as 1830. "The book begins with a `general outline of history and geography' before starting on an exhaustive account of each group of trees and shrubs, complete with a full description of each species and variety, its history in Britain, and even notes on remarkable examples growing in individual gardens. `Portraits of trees in their young and mature state', showing leaves, twigs, fruits, and the outline of leafless ... trees are a special feature of the book." (Oak Spring Sylva). All the images were drawn from life, many from examples in the garden at Syon House, one of the homes of the Duke of Northumberland (to whom the work is dedicated). "In spite of its quality the book was a financial disaster for Loudon, as his wife explained in the account of his life she published in 1845: `Having resolved that all the drawings for the Arboretum should be made from nature, he had seven artists constantly employed, and he was frequently in the open air with them from his breakfast at seven in the morning till he came home to dinner at eight in the evening ... After dinner he resumed the literary part of the work, and continued writing ... till two or three in the morning. His constitution was naturally very strong, but it was impossible for any human to bear for any lengthened period the fatigue he underwent ... In addition to the large sums in ready money he paid to the artists and other persons employed during the progress of the Arboretum, he found at its conclusion that he owed ten thousand pounds to the printer, the stationer, and the wood-engraver ... His creditors, however, did not press him for their money ... consenting to wait until they were paid by sale'" (op.cit.) Bradley Bibliography I, p.293; cf. Bridson Printmaking in the Service of Botany p.113; Oak Spring Sylva 11.

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        Selections from the Edinburgh Review, Comprising The Best Articles in That Journal, From Its Commencement to the Present Time. With A Preliminary Dissertation and Explanatory Notes. (6 volumes)

      Paris: Baurdry's European Library, 1835. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Book. 1835 to 1836, 6 volumes. The Edinburgh Review, begun in 1802 (and continuing until 1929), was a leading political and literary quarterly especially in its earlier decades, and a beacon of "liberalism" as the word was traditionally understood, and thus generally advocating laissez-faire policies, championing liberties, and supporting of free trade and less governmental tampering with the marketplace. Its stable of contributors is perhaps unrivaled among such publications, then or now, and indeed, it is virtually inconceivable that any one publication would draw upon so many thinkers whose ideas would have an indelible and lasting effect on society. As an anthology of the "best of" up until the publication date, the six volumes are organized around topics, with generally several pieces, some of them extended, on each of the covered larger themes. The first volume begins with a "Preliminary Dissertation on The Progress of Periodical Literature: and The History, Principles and Tendency of The Edinburgh Review", which is a summary of the review and what it stood for, as well as a synopsis of its highlights. Following comes the thematic sections. Starting with volume one, these are: Poetry and the Drama, Character of Distinguished Poets, Sketches of the Old English Dramatists, Character of Eminent Divines, Philosophers, Statesmen, Orators, Historians, Novelists and Critics; Miscellaneous Literature (German, Historical Writing, etc.); Metaphysics and Moral Science; Education; Political History; Foreign Politics; Miscellaneous Politics; Civil and Religious Liberty; Reform in Parliament, Church Reform, Liberty of the Press, West India Slavery; Political Economy -- Laws and Jurisprudence, Ireland. With all these broad categories, there are several, or even many, shorter pieces by different authors. There is scattered foxing, sometimes heavy. Most of the interior is clean, however. Modern green half calf over contemporary marbled boards. Some edge wear to the boards. Marbled endpapers. Overall a very good copy.

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        A Summer Ramble in Syria, with a Tartar Trip from Aleppo to Stamboul

      London: Richard Bentley,, 1835. 2 volumes octavo (213 × 132 mm) Contemporary maroon morocco, title gilt directly to the spine, flat bands with thistle tools gilt, boards with central lozenge device composed of drawer-handle and strapwork tools within an arabesqued panel in blind, all edges gilt, pale cream surface-paper endpapers. Lithographed frontispiece to each. A little rubbed at the extremities, some foxing of the prelims., light browning, later collector's bookplate to the front pastedowns, a very good set. First edition. An uncommon and entertaining narrative, commended by the reviewer of The London & Westminster Review as of "more than ordinary merit", Monro's "descriptions are spirited and graphic; his style is lively and idiomatic, devoid of stiffness or affectation" and "without making any pretensions to the higher qualities required of a traveller … [he] possesses qualifications of another kind, in a degree not possessed by the majority of travellers; an adventurous and determined spirit, and great capability of enduring fatigue and privation" (Volume XXV, June and July, 1836). Monro had graduated with a BA from University College, Oxford, in 1823, MA, 1826; ordained in 1825, and in 1826 appointed curate of Stokesley, Diocese of York, his contemporary reviewer remarking that he was proof that "the race of hard-riding parsons" was not extinct in England. The Egyptian leg of Monro's journey was written up by his travelling companion James Augustus St. John - an odd fringe figure in the worlds of London radicalism and orientalism - in his Egypt and Mohammed Ali (1834), which is dedicated to Monro. The plates show a pilgrim encampment on the banks of the Jordan, and Monro's bivouac on Mount Lebanon, "previous to passing the snow". This copy inscribed on both free endpapers in 1843 as an Eton leaving present from Thomas Lister, 3rd Baron Ribblesdale to his friend Henry John Reynolds-Moreton, 3rd Earl of Ducie, as Lord Moreton. A desirable nineteenth-century account of the region, in an attractive example of an Eton gift binding.

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        The State and Position of Western Australia

      London,: Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., 1835.. Octavo, a little dusted, neat owner's inscriptions, bookplate; a very good tall copy in worn and bumped but charming maroon calico, a little frayed at spine, original paper label chipped, unusual pen markings to front board. First edition, uncommon. Irwin's book was the first significant published account of the Swan River colony, and is a charming and informative work, devised partly as an advertisement for emigration.Frederick Irwin (1788-1860) saw active service in Spain, Portugal, Canada and Ceylon. In 1828, while holding the rank of captain, he assumed command of a detachment of the 63rd Regiment (himself, a fellow officer, and 66 other ranks) which was ordered to provide military protection to the fledgling Swan River settlement. Arriving on the Sulphur in June 1829, Irwin spent four years in the colony before returning to England for a few years. A keen promoter of the new colony, while in London Irwin helped form the Western Australian Association, and it was during this period that the present work was published.Despite his unflinching report on some conflict with the local tribes, overall there is a sympathetic and positive account of the aborigines. The book includes nine appendices of which two are extracts reprinted from the 'W.A. Journal' 1834-1835 regarding Aboriginal matters. One appendix is a proposal for a 'Native institution' in the immediate vicinity of the nascent colony at Perth, an 'experiment of civilizing the natives' under the supervision of one Mr. Armstrong, fluent in the native language. This exercise in goodwill is motivated by 'a disposition to doing the natives good' so that they may be free from violence 'whether from each other or from white people', medical aid and a regular food supply. The most important of the nine clauses emphasises the role of the Governor as Aboriginal protector 'as long as they behave well they shall not be molested by any one, whether black or white; and if they are, the Governor will take their part.'This proposal is followed by an extraordinary account of two trackers - "Migo" and "Molly-Dobbin" who found a lost child after a long and frustrating search through 22 miles of dunes and thick scrub. The trackers persevere when hope is perishing, and are delighted 'beyond all conception' when the boy is finally found...'we cannot but esteem the act, and highly applaud the noble disposition of these two savages.'The Davidson copy, with the earlier manuscript owner's names of Anne Disney and Anna June Milligan. This copy does not have the advertisement leaves sometimes seen (and assumed to be present in slightly later issues).Ferguson, 1973.

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        Du Diabete Sucre Ou Glucosurie: Son Traitement Hygienique / par M. Bouchardat (Extrait Du Tome XVI Des Memoires de L'Academie Nationale de Medicine)

      The rare first separate edition of a landmark text on the therapeutic treatment of diabetes, offered complete in the publisher's original lemon wrappers, carefully restored and bound into attractive, modern buff cloth boards with mounted title label. It details 15 years of clinical studies, describing the first effective treatment for adult onset or Type 2 diabetes since Avicenna, based on meticulous attention to glucose levels in the patient's urine, a regimen of regular physical exercise and a nutritious and healthy low carbohydrate diet. CONDITION DETAIL: Pages: Professional conservation to the fragile leaves: the half-title page, title page and 22 other sheets have margin tears expertly repaired: bottom corner wear: soiling to extremities, otherwise clean except a few pages with trace soiling at fore-edge, and pp. 52-55 with scattered very small stain-spots in outer margin and a 2.5 cm margin stain, diminishing quickly-mostly light. Endpapers: Fine. Wrappers: soiled with bottom corner crease and some tiny top & bottom edge chips. Boards: About Fine. Binding: Excellent. FORMAT: Publisher's fragile lemon paper wrappers with black letters, title on upper, publisher's advertisements on lower, bound in buff cloth boards with mounted cream paper title slip with black letters, binding sewn with custom endpapers with rounded corners, matching wrappers rounded corners. SIZE: Wrappers: 280 x 225 mm (11.02 x 8.86 inches). Cloth Boards: 283 x 229 mm. Mounted title label: 98 x 74 mm. PAGINATION: Confirmed complete. [2] preliminary leaves, the half-title page, verso with 15 author publications published prior by the publisher and title page, verso blank + 144 pages, text with footnotes, no illustrations. Confirmed with OCLC 19021354 and Tome (Volume) 16 of Des Mémoires de L'Académie Nationale de Médicine where it appears at pp. 69-212.  Introduction: pp. 1-2; Section I: Pratiques sur la Glucosurie, pp. 3-62; Section II: Se Repportant a L'Etiologie de la Glucosuries, pp. 63-101; Section III: Du Traitement de la Glucosurie, pp. 102-126; Section IV: Partie Historique et Critique, pp. 127-140; List of Selected publications based on original research, p. 141; Note sur L'Utilisation, Du Sucre D'Inuline ou du Sucre Lévogyre par Les Glucosuriques, pp 142-144. BOUCHARDAT: French pharmacist and nutritionist; trained in organic chemistry at the Ecole de Pharmacie de Paris with advanced study at the Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle; chief pharmacist at the Hôtel Dieu in Paris from 1835 and from the 1850's, Professor of Hygiene (Public Health) on their faculty; early important study of fermentation and author of the influential, encyclopedic "Nouveau Formulaire Magistral"; began clinical studies of diabetes in 1835. After years of research and treatment of patients, the clinician of reference on diabetes until Elliot P. Joslin, who built on his findings. Bouchardat was the first to develop a clinically proven treatment for Type 2 Diabetes that effectively reduced glucose levels. His dietetic therapy included daily self-testing by patients of the glucose levels in their urine using the Trommer test, a regimen of physical exercise, and a low carbohydrate diet that unlike the recommended diet of fatty meats prescribed by the pioneering physician, John Rollo in, "An Account of Two Cases of the Diabetes Mellitus" (1798) was nutritionally balanced and palatable and sustainable. After 1871, based on his observations of the 1870 German siege of Paris, he advocated a low intake diet of the minimum calories required for sustenance. In 1875, he published his definitive text on the subject, "De La Glycosurie Ou Diabète Sucre", which included his observations on lesions in the pancreas. AVAILABILITY: A worldwide catalog search finds 6 institutional holdings including Yale, Stanford, and the University of Chicago. REFERENCE: Joslin et al, Joslin's Diabetes Mellitus, p. 3, authors praise Bouchardat's pioneering and "meticulous long-term studies on human diabetes".  Standard bibliographical works record only the 1875 book: Garrison-Morton 3940; Hirsch I/646-47. ADDITIONAL IMAGES: by request. 

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        An Account Of New Zealand and of the Formation And Progress of The Church Missionary Societ's Mission in the Northern Island

      Seeley and Burnside, London 1835 - Maroon decorative calf skin covers with gold trim,spine panels and titles to spine.Covers have edge wear,spine has been professionally rebacked in red leather with original spine cover laid on top.Paste downs and prelims appear newer than book.Book is clean,block is tight,all pages sound,none loose.Tissue guarded frontis of W.Yate,small neat name on blank prelim.Pages have foxing,page edges are gold.10 tissue garded plates,fold out map of New Zealand,all present and in excellent condition.Index at rear. The Rev. Yate spent seven years in New Zealand before returning to NSW and being dismissed from the mission for misconduct. This work provides an account of the geography, flora and fauna, the social structure of the Maoris, and a history of the mission. Very Rare book in tidy complete condition in 1st.ed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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