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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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        Colonization, particularly in Southern Australia

      London,: T. & W. Boone,, 1835.. Octavo; a very good copy in the original green morocco-grain half cloth and drab papered boards, the joints neatly restored, printed paper label on the spine. First and only edition of Boone's first Australian publication. Between 1835 and 1853 Thomas and William Boone would publish an outstanding series of the classic accounts of Australian travel, including those of Mitchell, Grey, Eyre, Hodgkinson, Stokes, Jukes, Leichhardt, Sturt and Read.With the passing of the South Australian Act in 1834, the colonists petitioned for the appointment of Napier as governor. A hero of the French wars, he wrote this work to set out his views on the proposed colony. Finally, in May 1835, he was informed that the terms he proposed on behalf of the colonists were not acceptable to the Company, so he declined the appointment in 1836 to continue his military career.Although Napier prepared the book from the writings of others, it is, like Samuel Sidney's almost two decades later, of interest as an attempt to present eye-witness reports of the first explorers and earliest settlers to a very wide public. Thus, with works such as Napier's, Ogle's on Western Australia, and Sidney's on the "three colonies", we see the seeds of the clichÈd and simplistic perception of Australia as an antipodean Arcadia which did so much to colour the way the world at large and - perhaps regrettably - Australians themselves saw their continent for at least another hundred years.

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        Hudibras

      London,: W. Nicol for John Murray, 1835.. Two volumes, octavo, extra-illustrated with 71 plates by Hogarth and others (inlaid to size or pasted down); a very fine fresh and clean copy in contemporary dark green pebble grain morocco gilt, all edges gilt. A very handsome extra-illustrated copy of Butler's famous mock epic, in fine condition. This edition begins with a short preface describing the work of Nash, whose life of Butler and voluminous notes on Hudibras are reproduced here. Nash (1725-1811) was a clergyman who spent his time in historical research rather than preaching to his parishioners. He wrote a definitive work on the history of Worcestershire, where he lived, and the fact that Butler was born in the same county induced him to do this edition of Butler, which DNB describes as 'splendid' and 'entertaining'.Lowndes, I, 336.

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        Paracelsus

      Effingham Wilson, London 1835 - Bound in a simple full red crushed morocco binding by Zahnsdorf with raised bands and gilt lettering on spine, inner dentelles lavishly tooed, marbled endpapers. TEG, others uncut. 216pp. On the rear cover, a label has been pasted-in, presumably from original paper binding. With the bookplate of Cuthbert Headlam. Cover has small spot, else near fine copy of Browning's second book. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        General Conchology; or, A Description of Shells, arranged according to the Linnean System, and Illustrated with Sixty Plates, containing 200 figures of Univalves and Bivalves

      London : John Booth, 1835 A very good copy of this scarce work in contemporary half leather binding with 60 hand coloured plates as called for. Wood (1774-1857) was a Fellow of the Royal Society and also the Linnaean Society writing a number of works, particularly on Mollusca. This copy has an elaborately gilt tooled spine, with gilt compartments and illustrations of sea creatures. The boards are marbled and all page edges are gilt. There is a small bookplate on the front pastedown. The contents are very clean and the plates are well coloured and in very good condition. The binding has slight scuffing to the spine at the top and bottom and the beginnings of splitting at the very top of the front joint. There is scuffing to edges and corners. There is the occasional spot on text pages but overall this is a lovely copy of this important work.

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        The Beauties of Modern Architecture : Illustrated By Forty-eight Original Plates Designed Expressly for This Work

      New York : D. Appleton & Co, 1835. Hardcover. Good. First edition. 4to. 2 p.l., [65]-139, [6]-[100] p., 48 plates : 28 cm. Lacking plate 18. Clean, mostly unmarked pages. Previous owners' doodles and sketches scattered throughout on blank pages, however only on blank leaves and paste-downs. Text and plates not affected. Scattered foxing throughout. A quality copy. 3/4 bound in black leather. Green cloth boards. Spine gilt, with five compartments and gilt abbreviated title. Rubbing to extremities. Corners chipped, bumped. Binding, cover tight and intact. Best copy available. Minard Lafever was an influential U.S. architect in the early 19th century. A builder of churches and houses, he helped spread the Greek revival style of architecture through his pattern books, such as this work. Several of his buildings were named National Historic Landmarks, including the Government Street Presbyterian Church in Mobile, Alabama, which was built using many of the guidelines in this book. Others were designed using various styles. Lafever's notable buildings include the First Presbyterian Church (Sag Harbor, 1844; Egyptian Revival), St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church (Brooklyn Heights, 1847; Gothic Revival), and his Church of the Holy Apostles (Manhattan, 1848–1854; Romanesque/Italianate). Interestingly, while Lafever drew inspiration and technique from antiquity and archaeological resources, much of his work went beyond these sources, and could be called inventive, paving the way for more innovative architects.

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        Die Schabbes Lamp Vun Pollische Messing: Mit Ächt Koschere Schimen

      Meissen; F. W. Goedsche. 1835. Paper wrappers. 12mo. X, 142 [2] pages. 18 cm. First edition. Transliterated Yiddish, in German Script. Title translates as: “The Schabbes Lamp of polished metal: with eight kosher oils. ” With 2 black and white plates and three illustrations. Insulting plate of assimilated Jewish family facing page 39: Father in Napoleonic headwear feeds baby who is sitting on chamber pot set in middle of table as fashionably dressed women of the family look on. Dialogues and sermons in imitation of Yiddish attack Jews as internationalists linked with the forces of the Enlightenment which led to the French Revolution (and hence to Napoleon's invasion of Germany) . 'Itzig Feitel Stern, ' author of Die Schabbes Lamp, is assumed to have been a pseudonym for Johann Friedrich Sigmund Freiherr von Holzschuher (1796-1861) , who published numerous anti-Semitic pamphlets of this nature, including two dictionaries of supposed Hebrew-German slang and expressions. Written for a German-Christian audience this, and other publications by Holzschuher, are anti-Semitic parodies of plays, songs, and parodied Talmud quotations. He was able to create his fictive author Itzig Feitel Stern as a writer of mock-Yiddish who spoke a mangled language which was neither Yiddish nor German, but (Gemauschel) , German spoken with a Yiddish accent. A non-Jewish judge and author, (Johann Friedrich Sigmund von) Holzschuher in "parables, stories, farcical poems and anecdotes, which he wrote under the pen name of Itzig Feitel Stern ... Presented a distorted picture of the Jews. By means of Jewish wit, which he tried to imitate, he attempted to fight against the Jews, to ridicule them, and to deprive them of their livelihood, by "uncovering their trickery". -- Universal Jewish Encyclopedia. The subject matter of all Holzschuher's works is identical: the narrow-minded blindness of the Jew. This "comic" presentation of the Jew has as its intent the undermining of any sense that the Jew could change from his negative image which dominated the Christian consciousness. The books by Holzschuher are written in roman letters and are stripped of most of its Hebrew elements. What Hebrew elements are preserved are those that Yiddish shared with the thieves' jargon, words that would have been available in the common patois of the fictionalized criminal of the German adventure tales. See: Friedrich Christian Benedict Avé-Lallemant, Das Deutsche Gaunertum (..) , (Leipzig 1862) . Subjects: Judaism -- Controversial literature. Anti-Jewish propaganda. Yiddish language -- Transliteration. Jewish wit and humor -- Parodies, imitations, etc. OCLC lists 17 copies worldwide. Spine repaired. All pages lightly foxed and lightly soiled, with all edges quite bumped. Wormholing in margin of a few pages. Though aged and worn, pages feel fresh, and all text is clear. Worn but solid, good- condition. Scarce and important. (GER-40-11) .

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        Family Records; Containing Memoirs of Major-General Sir Isaac Brock, K. B. , Lieutenant W. Tupper, R. N. and Colonel William De VIC Tupper,

      Guernsey: Stephen Barbet, 1835. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good. A VERY NICE COPY OF THIS UNCOMMON GUERNSEY EDITION WITH RELATED ASSOCIATION. 8vo. pp. 2 p.l., [vii]-xii, 234. with half-title. 3 lithographed plates (incl. frontis.). Very Good++. Rebacked, new spine and paper label. Previous owners bookplate on front end paper.& A small private bookplate belonging to Mrs. John Carey, Castle Carey, on the front pastedown., & & & , The biography of a major figure in the War of 1812, by his nephew, along with accounts of the military careers of various other members of his family. Isaac Brock began his military career in the early 1790's when he served in Jamaica and Barbados, before moving on to several posts in Europe. In 1802 he went to Canada as a lieutenant-colonel, and he quickly distinguished himself by single-handedly suppressing a dangerous conspiracy among deserters from a detachment at Fort George, the ringleaders of which were executed at Quebec in 1804. In 1810 he was named lieutenant governor of Upper Canada. "Here his energetic example, the confidence reposed in him by the inhabitants, and the ascendancy he possessed over the Indian tribes, at that time under the leadership of the famous Shawnee warrior Tecumseh, proved of the highest value." -- DNB. In 1811 Brock was raised to the rank of major-general, and the following year, upon the outbreak of war with the United States, he was instrumental in the capture of Detroit from General Hull. Brock was mortally wounded in the course of winning the Battle of Queenstown, and he died on October 13, 1812. & As first issued, this book contained 218 pp. only. This copy contains a very scarce supplementary section printed in 1836 (pp. 219-234), with a sketch of William Le Mesurier Tupper, who served with the British Legion in Spain and was mortally wounded at St. Sebastian on May 5, 1836. PLUS, even more interesting, this copy contains an additional 3 page Memoir of the Late Lieut. Carré Tupper, R.N. (3 p.) AFTER the supplementary section! Howes T415 (not noting the supplement); Sabin 97449; TPL 5064. Lande 849

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        Veduta dell'Arco di Settimio Severo

      Paris: Vedute di Roma (Views of Rome). , 1835-37. Copper plate engraving on watermarked laid paper. Image size: 475 x 715 mm Excellent condition. Charming scene of Septimius Severus Arch in the Roman Forum. As architect, archaeologist, artist, designer, collector, and antiquities dealer, he produced a series of etchings and engravings depicting the glories of ancient Rome. "Seeing that the remains of the ancient buildings of Rome, scattered for the most part in gardens and fields, are being day by day reduced by the injuries of time or by the greed of their owners who, with barbarian licence, secretly demolish them to sell the rubble for modern houses, I decided to preserve them in these plates." Piranesi. Preface to Antichita Romane (Roman Antiquities).

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        Un'Avventura di Scaramuccia. Melodramma comico di Felice Romani. [Piano-vocal score]

      Milan: Ricordi [PN 7475-7493]. ca. 1835. Oblong folio. Leather-backed marbled boards with titling gilt to spine. 1f. (title), 1f. (cast list, contents), 5-264 pp. With contemporary signature to title page. Engraved throughout. & & Binding worn, rubbed and bumped. Minor foxing and browning; corners thumbed; minor marginal tears, some repairs; remnants of early binding to inner margin of title page. . Probable First Edition. Rare. OCLC 32110020 (one copy only). & & First performed in Milan at La Scala on March 8, 1834. & & The Italian composer Ricci achieved "a notable success with Un'avventura di Scaramuccia, written to a witty libretto, part romance, part theatrical satire, by Felice Romani... [His] is one of the more individual voices of Italian opera of the period. His chief gift was for comedy, to which he brought not only a complete mastery of the traditional devices but also a new, robust buffo manner characterized by a wealth of bouncing allegretto melodies, mostly in duple time, and a not infrequent use of folktune." Julian Budden in Grove online

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        Colonization of South Australia

      London,: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, 1835.. Octavo, folding handcoloured frontispiece map; original blue paper boards with grey spine, printed label, spine chipped and hinges weak, but an excellent unsophisticated copy, preserved in a quarter brown morocco box by Aquarius. A fine copy in striking original condition of this important and influential work on South Australian colonisation, one of the earliest books on South Australia and the first book of Australian interest by the important political economist Torrens.Robert Torrens (1780-1864) was a marine officer who served with some distinction during the Napoleonic Wars, and who had a career-long interest in emigration to Australia, and who at one point even angled for an appointment as Governor of New South Wales. He tried to purchase land in the proposed Swan River colony in 1828, but when that fell through turned his attention to promoting South Australia instead. Torrens' book appeared in mid-1835 and the province of South Australia was formally established the following February. A tireless exponent of settlement and colonisation, his scheme was beset by ruinous land speculation and dilatory management, meaning that the colony collapsed in 1841 and had to be rescued with a loan from the British Parliament, metamorphosing into a crown colony the following year.This copy has a set of advertisements dated April 1835, and the bookplate of Sir William Molesworth. He was a British MP and friend of John Stuart Mill, who presided over the select committee on transportation of 1837, known as the Molesworth Committee, and would have had more than a passing interest in Torrens' views on emigration (see also catalogue number XXX).Loosely inserted in this copy is a letter signed by Robert Torrens to Zachary Macaulay, the abolitionist and influential committee member of the Church Missionary Society, relating to a prospectus he had sent relating to the New Zealand Company. The letter is dated 12 March 1825, and shows that Torrens had hopes of interesting the Church Missionary Society in the project, 'and in affording every assistance and support to the individuals who have for so many years devoted themselves to the social and moral improvement of the natives.' Torrens was one of the most active supporters of the New Zealand Company, but not much is known about how the Company was run, making this an interesting survival.Ferguson, 2056.

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        The Comic Almanack for 1835[-1853] An Ephemeris in Jest and Earnest - By Rigdum Funnidos, Gent. [1835-1853, Complete Run]

      London: Tilt and Bogue, 1835-1853. (CRUIKSHANK, GEORGE) First edition. 19 vols. bound in nine vols., Sm. 8vo. Each with 12 full-page monthly plates, a total of 4 hand-colored folding plates, and other illustrations by Cruikshank, as well as "divers humorous cuts by other hands". Attractively bound in dark brown 3/4 morocco over marbled boards, t.e.g., by Tout; spines uniformly summed, else fine. Armorial book label of Alexander McGrigor. Cohn 184; Patten, George Cruikshank, II, p. 9 . Quintessentially Cruikshank, the 19 issues of The Comic Almanack are a high spot of British humorous periodicals. In 1840, Thackeray recalled that the first issue showed "a great deal of comic power, and Cruikshank's designs were so admirable, that the 'Almanack' at once became a vast favourite with the public and has remained so ever since". Patten, in whose biography of the artist the above quote appears, states that circulation of the work approached twenty thousand copies, and that for the nine years of its existence it was Cruikshank's primary source of regular income. Runs of the Almanac are increasingly rare, and the set we offer is a particularly handsome one

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        The Comic Almanack: An Ephemeris In Jest And Earnest Containing "All Things Fitting For Such A Work." By Ricdum Funnidos, Gent. 1835-1853

      London: Charles Tilt / Tilt & Bogue / David Bogue, 1835-1853. First edition. leather_bound. Contemporary brown tree calf with leather spine labels, title and year intact and lettered in gilt. Very good. 19 vols./No Dust Jacket. Cruikshank, George. 17 x 11 cm., and 14 x 9 cm (1848-1849). 195 etched plates by Cruikshank, plus five fold-out plates, four in color, and with original wrappers bound-in. Thackeray contributed to the 1839-1840 issues. Contains practically all the first issue points noted by Cohn -- numbered pages of adverts at front and unnumbered at rear, all little slips as called for, Beaufoys toothache ads, proper paper color of wrappers (with scarce first issue green wrapper for 1848), with Bogue's Annual Catalogue for 1847, with "very scarce" 1845 issue containing the "Fine Art Distribution" woodcut on p.32 and p.31 letterpress only, last issues in orange cloth. COHN 184. A few black and white plates marginally stained, most are clean. Chipping, some loss to a few backstrip extremities, backstrips below the year leather spine label singed and darkened. bindings tight and firm.

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        English Bijou Almanac for 1836

      London: Schloss, Albert, (1835). (64)pp. Contains portraits of Felicia Dorothea Hemans, Martin, Byron, Schiller, Raphael, and Retzsch, with a poem from each, as well as a calendar and a list of the royal family and the European sovereigns. This marked the first of a series of finely engraved miniature almanacs that Schloss published until 1843. Schloss had all 64 pages engraved on a single steel plate and transferred the images to a lithographic stone. Extremely fine in stiff dark blue morocco inlaid with a panel of red morocco bordered with three gilt rules, and complete with a ribbon bookmark. Spine gilt with a vine roll. In matching slipcase. Housed in the original velvet- and satin-lined green morocco case, along with a tiny magnifying glass. A delightful, diminutive Victorian gift book. A.e.g. (Bondy pp.165-7; Bromer/Edison pp. 94-97; Welsh 2654-6). (11/16 by 9/16; 18x14mm).

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        The Crayon Miscellany No. 1 Containing A Tour On The Prairies; The Crayon Miscellany No. 2 Containing Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey and The Crayon Miscellany No. 3 Containing Legends of the Conquest of Spain (3 volumes)

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

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        I manoscritti italiani della Regia Biblioteca Parigina descritti ed illustrati.

      dalla Stamperia Reale,, Parigi, 1835 - In-4° (290x232mm), pp. (4), XIII, (2) di avvertimenti e dichiarazione, 864, (3) di elenco dei testi di lingua citati dalla Crusca. Bella legatura coeva in t. tela color vinaccia con super libros. Dorso con titolo in oro su tassello in pelle rossa e filetti in oro. Magnifico esemplare in barbe con qualche fioritura usuale. Edizione originale di questo importante catalogo ragionato dei codici italiani conservati nella Biblioteca Nazionale di Parigi. Il Marsand descrive con estremo rigore ben 703 manoscritti dal XIV al XVIII secolo. Indici finali dei nomi propri, dei toponimi e delle materie. Nel 1838 Il Marsand dette seguito all'opera con un ulteriore inventario dei manoscritti italiani serbati alla Bibliothèque de l'Arsenal, alla St.-Geneviève, alla Mazarine. L'abate Marsand (Venezia, 1765-Milano, 1842), proveniente da una famiglia di banchieri di origine francese (propriamente Marchand), fu professore di economia politica e statistica all’Università di Padova. Bibliofilo e grande appassionato del Petrarca, nel 1826 a Milano pubblicò il catalogo della sua preziosa raccolta di edizioni petrarchesche pazientemente raccolte negli anni con il titolo di Biblioteca petrarchesca: la collezione fu venduta dallo stesso Marsand al re Carlo X in cambio di una lauta pensione a vita. Passò a Parigi molti anni della sua vita, facendosi fra l’altro sostenitore presso le istituzioni della nuova scoperta dell’Arduino sull’estrazione dello zucchero dall’olco di cafreria. Cfr. C. Frati, Dizionario bio-bibliografico dei bibliotecari e bibliofili italiani, Firenze, 1933, pp. 335-336.

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        De la Démocratie en Amérique

      Paris: Charles Gosselin, 1835-1840. 4 volumes, octavo. (7 7/8 x 5 inches). Half-titles. 1 folding hand-coloured lithographic map. Bound to style in green calf-backed marble paper-covered boards, the flat spines divided into five compartments by gilt fillets, black morocco lettering-pieces in the second and fourth compartments, marbled endpapers. The first editions of both parts of Tocqueville's famous classic Democracy in America. From the time of its first publication, Democracy in America enjoyed the reputation of being the most acute and perceptive discussion of the political and social life of the United States ever published. The first part was published in an edition of less than 500 copies in January 1835. The book was an instant and sustained success and numerous editions, many with revisions, followed quickly, so that the second part, first published in April 1840, was issued concurrently with the eighth edition of the first part. The origins of the book lie in the observations Alexis de Tocqueville made during a nine month tour of the United States starting in the spring of 1831. He was accompanied by his friend and fellow student, Gustave de Beaumont, and their original goal was to study the penitentiary system of the United States. After visiting prisons in the East, they undertook a tour of the South as far as New Orleans, ascended the Mississippi, visited the Great Lakes and Canada, and returned via New York. After writing their report on prisons, Tocqueville worked on the first part of Democracy in America in 1833-1834, publishing it in Paris in 1835 to great acclaim. The 1840 second part was equally as successful and the book remained in print throughout the 19th century: there were probably more than fifty editions in English and French published before 1900, besides numerous translations. Considering the many editions of the first part prior to the publication of the second part, along with the limited print run of the first edition of the first part, sets containing the first editions of both parts, as here, are particularly rare and desirable. Clark III:111; Howes T-278 & T-279; Sabin 96060 & 96061; Library of Congress, A Passion for Liberty, Alexis de Tocqueville on Democracy & Revolution (Washington, 1989); Nolla De la Démocratie en Amérique (Paris: 1990) II, pp.334-335.

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        DE LA DÉMOCRATIE EN AMÉRIQUE...seconde edition

      Paris. 1835.. Two volumes. [6],3-387; [4],447pp. plus engraved color folding map of North America. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards. Lightly rubbed, internally clean. A very good set. Second edition of the first part of this classic analysis of democracy in America, correcting the errors of the first edition of the same year. Tocqueville, under instructions of the French government, travelled to America in 1831 to study and report on the penal system. He was impressed with the political principles of American democracy during his nine months of travel, and he states his views and observations in this work, firm in his belief that the rest of the world is moving in the same direction. He includes discussions of major institutions and aspects of the federal government, the party system, and slavery, and foresees Russia and America as future antagonistic world super powers. HOWES T278. SABIN 96060. CLARK III:111.

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        Les Roses, peintes par... Redouté...décrites et classes selon leur ordre naturel, par...Thory. Troisième edition, publiée sous la direction de M. Pirolle

      Paris: Crapelet for P. Dufart and J.F. Hauer & Cie. of St. Petersburg, 1835. 3 volumes, octavo. (9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches). Half-titles. 2 lithographic portraits of Redouté and Thory by C.Motte after Mauraisse, hand-coloured engraved floral wreath by Manceau after Redouté, 183 stipple- engraved plates printed in colours and finished by hand by Chardin, Langlois, Lemaire and others after Redouté (including 3 plates illustrating the anatomy of the rose). Contemporary French blue half morocco gilt, the flat spine in five compartments delineated by horizontal rules, titled in the second, numbered in the fourth, green silk page- markers, marbled endpapers. A very fine set of Redouté's best known work. The "most complete edition" (Madol) to be published during his lifetime, this is a re-issue of the second octavo edition, with the addition of St. Petersburg to the imprint, and containing the 23 additional plates, the portraits and the frontispiece floral wreath, the biographical note on Thory and additional text. Pierre-Joseph Redouté, the most successful flower painter of all time, together with Claude-Antoine Thory, an ardent botanist and collector of roses, have together in Les Roses produced a work not only of great artistic merit, but also an invaluable scientific record. "Redouté and Thory knew, described and figured almost all the important roses known in their day. Included were many of the key ancestors of our present-day roses. The plates in Les Roses have artistic value, botanical and documentary value, both for the species and cultivars still surviving and for those that have disappeared" (Gisele de la Roche). The roses used as specimens for the work were taken from the collections of Thory, the Malmaison gardens, and from other collections around Paris. Many of the flowers were novelties in Redouté's time, and a number were dedicated to the memory of his friends and acquaintances, such as l'Héritier de Brutelle and Ventenat. The success of the folio edition prompted the issue of a second (first octavo) edition in 40 parts between 1824 and 1826 with 160 plates and an expanded text. New information and new varieties led to the issue of a third edition (second octavo) edition, published in 30 parts between 1828 and 1829. The popularity of the first issue of this edition warranted the publication of the present second issue (with reset and reprinted title pages). In both issues the text was expanded yet again to contain not only more information about the culture of the rose but also by the addition of a biography of Thory by D.Beaumont, the inclusion of Thory's Traité du Rosier and the descriptive text to the 23 additional plates. In addition a floral wreath plate was added as a frontispiece to volume I and the portraits of Redouté and Thory were included for the first time. The plates are masterpieces in miniature of the engraver's art and lose none of the impact of their larger precursors in the process of reducing them from the folio to octavo format. Redouté as presiding genius is plainly discernable. Dunthorne 233; Lawalrée 39; Madol 42; Macphail Redoutéana 22; cf. Nissen BBI 1599; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 8751; Stock Rose Books 2371.

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        GUIDE TO TEXAS EMIGRANTS

      Boston: M. Hawes, 1835.. vi,[13]-192pp. plus one engraved plate and folding map. Modern dark green cloth (the same as the original), spine stamped gilt. Map backed with later paper, lower right quarter supplied in facsimile (the inset map of Galveston only, not affecting the map of Texas), several small tears and losses repaired. Several upper corners with tissue repairs. Contemporary meteorological tables pasted to rear endpapers. Minor soiling and foxing. A good, solid copy. Woodman wrote this guidebook, one of the first in English to be devoted to Texas, to serve the purposes of the Galveston Bay and Texas Land Company and their promotion of lands in Texas. Part of the text of Woodman's book is a pure promotion for the Galveston Bay and Texas Land Company. It also contains a discussion of the various land grants in Texas, speeches and official reports on Texas, accounts of travellers' visits there, and testimonial letters from settlers. The engraved plate is captioned "The Buffalo Hunt" and is after a painting by A. Fisher. A rare and important Texas guide, with a most important map of Texas, seldom met with. STREETER TEXAS 1177. HOWES W647. GRAFF 4737. GRAFF, FIFTY TEXAS RARITIES 12. CLARK III:117. PHILLIPS, SPORTING BOOKS, p.413.

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        (Ross's) Hobart Town Almanack, and Van Diemen's Land Annual for 1835

      Hobart,: James Ross, 1835.. Small octavo, frontispiece, x,(xiv - almanac), short leaf advertisement, 13-324 pp. (last blank), engraved plate of platypus bones; very good in later worn maroon cloth with polished calf spine. A rare Tasmanian almanac of great significance to the early history of the colony. The volume contains Jorgen Jorgenson's important 'Shred of Autobiography', what appears to be the first comprehensive index of Tasmanian flora by James Backhouse, and two engravings by Thomas Bock, including a scientific depiction of the platypus.Copenhagen-born Jorgenson is most notorious for deposing the Danish governor of Iceland in 1809 and appointing himself head of government with the title 'The Protector.' Described by Marcus Clarke as 'a human comet,' Jorgenson and his career as a sailor, privateer, spy, revolutionary and explorer have formed the subject of several books, most of which rely on the swashbuckling self-portrait he paints here. Indeed, the audacity and grandeur of the Jorgenson's tales approach MacDonald Fraser's Harry Flashman (minus the confessions). Many relate to his time in Australia which he first reached around 1800 where he met Flinders and Baudin among others.Equally important in this volume is the 54-page 'Index Plantarum, or an attempt towards a popular description of some of the most common and remarkable indigenous plants of Van Diemen's Land' compiled by James Backhouse and Ronald Campbell Gunn. Backhouse, a noted naturalist from a prominent English Quaker family, travelled widely in the colonies from 1832 to 1838, and spent three years in Tasmania working closely with Governor Arthur. Gunn, a high ranking official in the colonial administration who was later a member of the Legislative Council, was an important botanist who published widely and notably hosted Dumont d'Urville during his visit to Hobart. Most of the specimens collected by the two were sent to Kew.The two plates by Bock, show 'The Teeth and Underjaw of the Platypus' and a 'Fish Caught in the Derwent.' Both represent uncommon examples of early locally printed illustrations of Tasmanian wildlife. A noted engraver in London, Bock was transported to the penal colony in 1824 after being found guilty of drugging women. He was pardoned in 1832 and successfully established himself as a portrait artist. Several of his works are exhibited in the Tasmanian Museum and Gallery.The almanac was compiled by James Ross, a government printer who published several gazettes and newspapers, and his thorough knowledge of the colony in the early 1830s is reflected throughout. Ferguson notes three plates, but only two ever appear to have been included.Ferguson, 2021.

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        NOTES DIVERSES SUR LE BAS-CANADA.

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

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        PE-A-JICK A CHIPPEWA CHIEF.

      [Philadelphia: Published by the author, -36]. 1835 - Lithograph, colored by hand, printed by Lehman & Duval of Philadelphia. Sheet size: 17 15/16 x 11 1/4 inches. Very good. A striking image from Lewis' ABORIGINAL PORTFOLIO. The ABORIGINAL PORTFOLIO represents the first attempt to publish a collection of portraits of North American Indians preceding the works of Catlin, and McKenney and Hall. It is also one of the earliest large projects in American lithography, and one of the first large visual works to deal with subjects beyond the east coast of the United States. The ABORIGINAL PORTFOLIO was originally published in Philadelphia, for the author, by lithographers George Lehman and Peter S. Duval. It was issued in parts, ten parts of eight plates each being issued; however, due to a loss of subscribers, very few of the last few parts were issued. 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 lived 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 in the course of each. Virtually all of the originals published here were executed by Lewis in this period. Subsequently, many of the Lewis originals 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. SABIN 40812. HOWES J135. REESE, STAMPED WITH A NATIONAL CHARACTER 23. (all refs).

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        Shounk-Chunk the Black Wolf A Winnebago Chief. Taken at the treaty of Green Bay 1827 by J.O. Lewis

      - [Philadelphia: published by the author, 1835-36]. Lithograph, coloured by hand, printed by Lehman & Duval of Philadelphia. 18 x 11 1/4 inches. A striking image from Lewis's "Aboriginal Portfolio." The Aboriginal Portfolio represents the first attempt to publish a collection of portraits of North American Indians preceding the works of Catlin, and McKenney and Hall. It is also one of the earliest large projects in American lithography, and one of the first large visual works to deal with subjects beyond the east coast of the United States. The Aboriginal Portfolio was originally published in Philadelphia, for the author, by lithographers George Lehman and Peter S. Duval. It was issued in parts, ten parts of eight plates each being issued; however, due to a loss of subscribers, very few of the last few parts were issued. 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 lived 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 in the course of each.Virtually all of Lewis's portraits were done at these meetings. Subsequently, many of the Lewis originals 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. The treaty Lewis refers to as the Treaty of Green Bay was the Treaty of Butte des Morts, 1827. On this treaty is the mark of "Shoank-tshunksiap" Black Wolf, a Menominie, presumably the man here portrayed as a Winnebago. Cf. Bennett, p.68; cf. Eberstadt 131:418; cf. Field 936; cf. Sabin 40812; cf. Howes J135; cf. Reese, Stamped With A National Character 23.

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        Mundi et Cordis: De Rebus Sempiternis et Temporariis: Carmina. Poems and Sonnets

      London: John Miller 1835. London: John Miller, 1835.. First edition.. Edges rubbed; boards a little soiled; remains of the original paper label on the spine; very good copy.. NCBEL III, 558; Miles, Poets and Poetry of the Century, vol. 3. 8vo, original drab boards rebacked with closely matching paper, untrimmed. ¦ The most important work by the dramatist turned poet turned journalist, Thomas Wade (1805-1875), whose poetry shows the strong influence of Shelley. See the DNB online and Buxton-Forman's brief biography in Miles. All of Wade's published works are scarce.

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        Carta della Provincia di Valtellina...

      Rara carta della Valtellina che presenta l?indicazione delle nuove tratte d?andamento che si fanno nello stradale dello Spluga. L?incisione fornisce numerose informazioni riportando al centro sotto al titolo anche una pianta della città di Sondrio, capoluogo provinciale, ai lati notizie statistiche e rimandi alla pianta, rispettivamente a sinistra e a destra di quest?ultima. Curiosa tra le notizie la citazione: "le case marcate in linee interrotte dinotono i guasti della piena del Fiume Malero del 27 agosto 1834". Nell?angolo in basso a destra entro semplice riquadro, raffigurazione del territorio compreso tra Milano ed il lago di Como con indicazione delle strade postali, dello Stradale per lo Spluga e di altre che si dipartono dal capoluogo lombardo. mm 400x598

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