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        Souvenirs, impressions, pensées et paysages, pendant un voyage en Orient (1832-1833).

      Gosselin & Furne 1835 - - Gosselin & Furne, Paris _1835, 14,5x22cm, 4 volumes brochés. - Edition originale. L'ouvrage comporte un portrait de l'auteur en frontispice, un tableau et deux cartes in-fine, catalogue de l'éditeur en tête du quatrième volume. Rare exemplaire non rogné dans son brochage d'origine, deux petits manques en pied des dos, quelques pâles rousseurs. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        South Sea Whale Fishery

      London,: Rudolph Ackermann, 1835.. Handcoloured aquatint, 350 x 515 mm. (image size), complete with caption and all margins; sealed tear top left, generally in very good condition, framed. A rare and classic whaling print, showing a dramatic scene of a sperm whale crashing through a whaling boat, flinging the five whalers into the sea.The title "South Sea Whale Fishery" referred to all whale hunting south of the Arctic, an area the British established in 1776 when an American whaleman, Samuel Enderby, emigrated to England and was followed by recruits from Nantucket.'Once the British and American China traders pioneered the Cape Horn route in the 1780s, the whalers followed closely in their wake... the whalers poked along and across the Ocean itself in search of the great leviathan - out to its farthest extensions and into its most distant corners, often to regions seldom visited by anyone else. The history of the whalers in the South Seas is thus, in a sense, the epic saga of the discovery, colonisation, contamination and subjugation of the Pacific itself' (Forster, The South Sea Whaler).

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        Bibliothéque historique et militaire dédiée a l'Armée et a la Garde Nationale de France.

      Anselin,, Paris, 1835 - Sei grossi volumi di cm. 25, pp. oltre 5.000 complessive. Con moltissime tavole e carte incise e perlopiù ripiegate furoi testo. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezza pelle rossa con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro. Piatti e sguardie marmorizzati e tagli colorati. Esemplare fresco e genuni, a carte candide ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Una vera opera enciclopedica sull'arte militare dall'antichità (tattica dei Greci, Tucudide, Senofonte, ecc.) fino ai tempi moderni (Napoleone). Non comune a reperirsi completa, in bella legatura ed in eccellente stato di conservazione com il presente esemplare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        The Right Honourable Lord Yarborough's yacht, The Falcon of 351 tons

      London: Published by W.J. Huggins, 10 January 1835. Colour-printed aquatint, finished by hand, by C. Rosenberg after Huggins. 16 1/2 x 23 3/4 inches. A fine image of Lord Yarborough's `new' yacht William Huggins, one of the best English marine artists of the 19th century, served for several years at sea in the service of the East India Company. On his return to London used his intimate knowledge of sailing vessels to gain regular employment painting carefully detailed ship portraits. The present image falls into this category and represents the yacht that Lord Yarborough (1781-1846) had built after he was elected the first commodore of the Royal Yacht Squadron in 1824. Huggins' painting was very ably aquatinted by Charles Rosenberg, who translated several Huggins ship paintings to print. This is a superb example of 19th century marine printmaking.

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        Eyewitness account of the New York fire of 1835

      Near the intersection of Hanover Street and Stone Street on December 16, 1835, a fire began in a five-story warehouse. Fed by high winds, the fire quickly spread through the city, as sub freezing temperatures prevented the use of fire hoses. After fifteen hours, firefighters were able to stop the progress of the fire by blowing up a series of buildings. This 1835 blaze was the worst in the history of New York. It destroyed over fifty acres of land, 700 buildings, and many of the remnants of the original city. Only two people perished, but financial losses were estimated around twenty million dollars. Most of the insurance companies for local properties immediately went bankrupt. This is a moving, emotional, three page letter written two days after the fire by an eyewitness who sees the hand of a “wise Providence” in the devastation of a “City, bloated in wealth, forgetful of daily favors.” “Property and merchandise to an incalculable amount has been consumed... And those who foolishly believed or fancied themselves secured by Insurance have since discovered that all the Principal offices are more than doubly ruined... Many worthy individuals, who by their industry and economy had acquired a sufficiency, have in a moment, as it were, been deprived of their All. And a vast number of pampered, rich, overgrown Individuals, who boast of their wealth, and feel their only importance, in the distinction which it created, have been reached in a way, least expected, and shaken and sifted after the manner of wheat...”& &

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        The new moral world, a London weekly publication, developing the principles of the rational system of society / conducted by Robert Owen and his disciples [ Volume 1: November 1, 1834 - October 24, 1835. 52 issues in 1 volume]

      London : Rowland Hunter 1835 - Physical description: 1v., 52 issues, 412p. ; 25cm. Subjects: Owen, Robert (1771-1858) -- Socialism -- Great Britain -- Periodicals -- 19th century -- Cooperative movement. Notes: Includes contents pages before main text. Text in double columns throughout. Physical description: 1v., 52 issues, 412p. ; 25cm. Subjects: Owen, Robert (1771-1858) -- Socialism -- Great Britain -- Periodicals -- 19th century -- Cooperative movement. Notes: Includes contents pages before main text. Text in double columns throughout. 2 Kg. 412 pp.

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

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        Companion to the Botanical Magazine; Being a Journal , Containing Such Interesting Botanical Information, As Does Not Come Within the Prescribed Limits of the Magazine; With Occasional Figures

      London: Samuel Curtis 1835-1936, 1st Edition. () 384,(2); 381,(3) pp.. Near fine. Tall octavo. Original green straight grained decorated cloth. 2 volumes. 32 full page illustrations including folding and hand coloured. Frontispiece to each volume including a portrait and a second portrait. Old bookplate on the front pastedown of each volume. Edges untrimmed. A very attractive, clean copy. Wagner-Camp 60-1, Howes 4952. Rare! Volume 2 contains the first published appearance of David Douglas's A Brief Memoir of the Life of Mr. David Douglas, with Extracts from his Letters. The Narrative occurs on pages 79-182 and contains a portrait of Douglas. The journal details his two trips to the Pacific Northwest under the auspices of the Horiticultural Society of London; 1824-27 and 1829-34. The rest of the volumes deal with botanical and travels in various parts of the world..

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      London: H. Fisher, R. Fisher, and P. Jackson, 1835. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. 225 x 140 mm (8 7/8 x 5 1/2"). 1 p.l. (half title), 18, [9]-544 pp., 4 pp. (ads). FIRST EDITION. Recent quite pleasing retrospective dark brown half calf over marbled boards, raised bands, maroon morocco label. With 11 woodcuts in the text and 18 plates (one double-page, one folding), including portraits of inventors, diagrams of machinery, and scenes inside and outside cotton mills. Half title with ink ownership inscription of J. P. Firmstone (see below) dated April 1835. Woodbury, p. 105. Faint creasing in second half of text, minor foxing to plates, other trivial imperfections, but quite an excellent copy, the text fresh, smooth, and clean, and the attractive binding as new. This is an excellent copy of the first printing of a fundamental history of a central industry in Lancashire, issued at the height of the Industrial Revolution. The journalist, politician, and education advocate Sir Edward Baines (1800-90) was the second son and namesake of the editor of the Leeds "Mercury," and worked as a reporter for his father's paper. His coverage of the unrest in Northern England, particularly the 1819 "Peterloo Massacre" in Manchester, established his reputation as an seeker of justice and advocate of reform. In the present work, he inveighs against the protectionist Corn Laws and comes out firmly in favor of free trade and against government regulation. However, his sense of justice did not seem to extend to sympathy for the children who labored in the cotton mills. Here he argues that their working conditions are not burdensome and are no danger to their health, maintaining that it is only those who were sickly before coming to work in the mills that suffer adverse effects. The original owner who has signed the half title is almost certainly John Parsons Firmstone of Staffordshire, who was a partner in an iron works there. Records in the National Archives show he was active in business from about 1803 to the late 1840s, and he is listed as a subscriber to "A Topographical Dictionary of England," published in 1831. The number of plates varies from copy to copy, but there are never more than the 18 present here.

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        Souvenirs de Rio de Janeiro

      1835]. 1835 - This is a lovely copy of an exquisite and rare book; the plates are so finely coloured and heightened that they might easily be taken for original gouaches, the workmanship being the equal of the very best Swiss view books of this period. This copy is entirely unaffected by oxidization which frequently occurs with this work.Steinmann was Swiss by birth and emigrated to Brazil in 1825. He set up a studio in Rio and contributed illustrations to a number of works printed there between 1827 and 1830 when he was under contract to lecture at the Military Archive. He seems to have returned to Switzerland in about 1832 where he published a series of large loose views of South America and the above album. . According to Borba the book was issued with a variety of dates from 1834 to 1839 .The views shown are as follows: "Bota Fogo"; "Vista Tomada de Sta. Thereza"; "St. Joao de Carachy, a Praya Grande"; "Moro de Castello & da Praya d'Ajuda"; "Novo Friburgo (Colnia Suissa, ao Morro Queimodo)"; Igreja de St. Sebatiao"; "Largo de Paço"; "Ilha das Cobras"; "Plantaçao de Café"; "Caminho dos Orgaos"; "Vista de N.S. da Gloria et da Barra do Rio de Janeiro"; "Vista do sacco d'Alferès & de St. Cristovao". Each plate is ascribed to a particular artist, with 9 being by Steinmann himself, 2 by Kretschman and one by Victor Barrat. They were all engraved by Frederico Salathe. Borba de Moraes, p. 839; cf. Sabin, 88693.

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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

      1835 - 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”). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of William Cowper with a Life and Notes, in Three Volumes

      Edinburgh: Fraser & Co., 1835. Brown/gilt emgossed boards with detailed gilt tooling of edges, raised banded spines, gilt foredges around. Slight rubbing to spine edges otherwise flawless set. Vol. 1 with added title page w/engraving of Cooper Study, "The Life of William Cowper," slight dampstain margin. i-viii 269 ppgs. Letters 1-176. Vol 2. frontsipiece of Cowper's mother. added title page "The Life and Letters of William Cowper", Vol. II. engraving of Olney Church. tp. iii- xx 416pp. Vol. 3. Engraved frontispiece of Mrs. Unwin. in her 26th year. added tp "The Poems of William Cowper", engraving of The Rustic Bridge, tp. contents, Table Talk. 586 pgs. Review from Nov. 1868 attatched to rep. Quite rare OCLC lists 4 holdings.. Second Edition. Full-Leather. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Biography.

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        The Surtees Society Collection

      67 - Durham, London and Edinburgh - The Surtees Society, 1835 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce and vast collection of the works publishedfor the Durham based text society; spaning over a total of one-hundred and thirty-two years. Sixty-five volumes of the original two-hundred and fifteen volumes published. Containing the very first volume topublished. Included among the works published are volumes covering the documents of monasteries, including Finchale Priory, Coldingham Priory, Fountains Abbey, Hexham Priory, Whitby Abbey and Brinkburn Priory. Other records include wills and inventories from Yorkshire, obituaries from Durham Cathedral, heraldic visitations, documents from various archbishops of York and bishops of Durham, and records from the cities of York and Durham. No. 1 (1835) Anon, Reginaldi Monachi Dunelmensis libellus de admirandis Beati Cathberti virtutibus quae novellis patrate sunt temporibusNo. 4 (1836) Raine, J. Sr. ; Raine, J. Jr. ; Clay, J. W. eds. , Testamenta Eboracensia: a Selection of Wills from the Registry at York (1300-1551). Vol. INo. 6. (1837) Raine, J. ed. , Charters of Endowment, Inventories and Account Rolls of the Priory of FinchaleNo. 8 (1838) Miscellanea Biographica: Oswinus, rex Northumnbriae, Cuthbertus, episcopus Lindisfarnensis Gata, episcopus HaugustaldensisNo. 10. (1840) Anon. , Rituale Ecclesiae Dunelmensis No. 11 (1840) Michel, F. ed. , Chronicle of the War between the English and the Scots in 1173 and 1174 by Jordan Fantosme, Spiritual Chancellor of the Diocese of Winchester No. 14 (1842) Stevenson, J. ed. , The Correspondence of Robert Bowes of Aske, esq. , Ambassador of Queen Elizabeth to the Court of Scotland No. 16 (1843) Stevenson, J. ed. , Anglo-Saxon and Early English Psalter: now first printed from manuscripts in the British Museum. Vol. INo. 18 (1844) Raine, J. ed. , The Durham Household Book, or the Accounts of the Bursar of the Monastery of Durham, 1530-4 No. 19 (1847) Stevenson, J. ed. , Anglo-Saxon and Early English Psalter: now first printed from manuscripts in the British Museum. Vol. IINo. 21 (1846) Raine, J. ed. , Depositions and other Ecclesiastical Proceedings from the Courts of Durham from 1311 to the reign of ElizabethNo. 23 (1851) Stevenson, J. ed. , The Latin Hymns of the Anglo-Saxon Church with an interlinear Anglo-Saxon GlossaryNo. 28 (1854) Stevenson, J. ed. , The Lindisfarne and Rushworth GospelsNo. 29 (1854) Raine, J. ed. , Inventories and Account Rolls of the Benedictine Houses or Cells of Jarrow and Monk-WearmouthThe scarce No. 34 (1857) Anon, Court of High Commission at DurhamNo. 39 (1861) Waring, G. ed. , The Lindisfarne and Rushworth Gospels. Part IINo. 43 (1863) Waring, G. ed. , The Lindisfarne and Rushworth Gospels. Part IIITwo copies of No. 45 (1864) Raine, J. Sr. ; Raine, J. Jr. ; Clay, J. W. eds. , Testamenta Eboracensia: a Selection of Wills from the Registry at York (1300-1551). Vol. II Rebound in a smart cloth binding; No. 46 (1865) Raine, J. ed. , The Priory of Hexham, its Title-Deeds, Black Book, etc. Vol. IIINo. 48 (1865) Waring, G. ed. , The Lindisfarne and Rushworth Gospels. Part IVNo. 49 (1866) Skaife, R. H. ed. , The Survey of the County of York taken by John de Kirkby, called Kirkbys Inquest: also Inquisitions of Knights Fees, the Nomina Villarum for Yorkshire, and an Appendix of Illustrative DocumentsNo. 50 (1867) Longstaffe, W. H. D. , Memoirs of the Life of Mr. Ambrose Barnes, late Merchant and sometime Alderman of Newcastle upon TyneNo. 51 (1868) Hinde, H. ed. , Symeonis Dunelmensis Opera et Collectanea. Vol. INo. 52 (1869) Ornsby, G. , Correspondence of John Cosin, D. D. , Lord Bishop of Durham: together with other papers illustrative of his life and times. Vol. INo. 53 (1869) Raine, J. Sr. ; Raine, J. Jr. ; Clay, J. W. eds. , Testamenta Eboracensia: a Selection of Wills from the Registry at York (1300-1551). Vol. IVNo. 58 (1871) Greenwell, W. ed. , Feodarium prioratus Dunelmensis. A Survey of the Estates of the Priory and Convent of Durham, compiled in the fifteenth centuryNo. 62 (1873) Jackson, C. ed. , The Autobio.

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        The Girl's Book of Diversions; or, Occupation for Play Hours [bound with]: (The Girl's Own Book)

      London: Thomas Tegg and Son. 1835. First. First English edition of the first title; eighth edition(?) of the second title. 223pp.; 272pp. Illustrated. Bound in contemporary diaper cloth with spine gilt. No title page bound in of the second volume, possibly as issued: Tegg also published an edition of the Child title in 1835, and may have seen fit to bind them together . Stains on the foredge and encroaching occasionally on a few pages, light wear at the crown, a good or better copy. Scarce. OCLC locates only two copies of this edition of the first title, and none in the U.S. .

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        Souvenirs, impressions, pensees et paysages, pendant un voyage en orient (1832-1833) : ou, Notes d'un voyageur / par Alphonse de Lamartine [volumes 1, 2 & 3]

      Paris : C. Gosselin, 1835. 1st Edition in this form. Physical description: 3 v. : frontis. (port. ), maps ; 22 cm. Note: lacking volume 4. Subjects: Lamartine, Alphonse de, 1790-1869. Middle East - Description and travel. Palestine - Near East - Description and travel. Series: Oeuvres completes de M. Alphose de Lamartine. Language: French. Very good copies bound in contemporary gilt-blocked, leather-backed marbled boards. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat worn and dulled as with age. Generalized surface wear to boards. Previous owner's bookplate and signature on facing pages of prelims in each volume. Scattered foxing, mainly marginal. Remains quite well-preserved overall.

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      Edinburgh: Adam Black, 1831-1835. - Various paginations. Modern three-quarter brown morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt. Light shelf wear. Bookplate on front pastedown. Minor foxing and toning. Very good. These extracts from ORNITHOLOGICAL BIOGRAPHY pull together in one volume all sixty of the short travel pieces that Audubon interspersed among the descriptions of birds in the first three volumes of the text for his famous ornithological work. These "episodes" were intended to divert the general reader and are of considerable literary and historical interest since they describe persons and events on the American frontier from Newfoundland to Florida. One of the classic texts of American natural history. Includes accounts of his experiences in the Florida Keys, along the Mississippi, and in Louisiana and Kentucky in the 1820s and '30s. The sketches were later collected and published separately, in 1926. HOWES A389. MEISEL III, p.406. SABIN 2366. CLARK II:179 (ref). SABIN 2366.

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      Mexico: Ignacio Cumplido, 1835.. 96pp. plus three folding tables and two index leaves. 16mo. Original publisher's printed wrappers. Wrappers dampstained and soiled, spine partially perished. Later blue pencil inscription in Spanish on p.10 noting that in 1900 there were 3,000,050 inhabitants in Texas. Moderate soiling on initial ten leaves, a few other light instances of soiling. A very good copy. In a half morocco and cloth box, spine gilt. According to Streeter, "The NOTICIA ESTADISTICA is based on a visit made to Texas by Almonte in the spring of 1834, at the order of the Mexican government, to hear the complaints of the Texans and to gain time for the government to devote its attention to Texas matters....Almonte arrived at Nacogdoches by way of New Orleans in May, 1834, and had reached Monclava on the way back to Mexico City in September, 1834. His work was published in February, 1835....It is an invaluable account of Texas as it appeared to an intelligent observer in 1834." A rare and important work, being the most complete observations by a Mexican official on the situation in Texas on the eve of the Revolution. RADER 125. RAINES, p.8. STREETER TEXAS 816. BASIC TEXAS BOOKS 2. HOWES A186, "b."

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        Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain (12 Volumes)

      London: Harding and Lepard, 1835. 12 volumes. 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. Full polished calf, black leather labels, gilt tooling on spine and all edges, double gilt fillets on covers, marbled enpapers and all edges. 240 finely engraved plates of paintings by Holbein, Vandyke, Lely, Kneller, Ramsey, Reynolds, Gainsborough, Copley, and others.. Leather. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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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".

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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. .

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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. .

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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.

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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]

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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.

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      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)

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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      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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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      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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