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        Narrative of a Voyage of Discovery to Africa and Arabia

      

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        The Dramatic works of W. Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson, Steevens and Reed, with a bibliographical memoir, summary remarks on each play, copious glossary, and variorum notes. Embellished with a portrait of Shakspeare.

      Baudry's European Library, rue du Coq, near the Louvre. 1835 - Grand in-8 (23,1 x 15,5 cm), XV+828 pp., veau noisette glacé, dos à quatre nerfs orné, triple filet encadrant les plats, filet de coupes, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées (reliure signée Bibolet, Relieur de S.A.R. le Duc de Nemours, du Ministre de la Guerre et du Prince Talleyrand). Complet de toutes les pièces de Shakespeare, portrait del'auteur en frontispice, gravé sur acier par Hopwood (rousseurs et quelques frottements et taches à la reliure). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ??????????. [To?do rekidai shu?gun enkaku chizu]. [Japanese Colour Woodblock Historical Atlas of China].

      ??.: ?????.. Third edition.. ??6 [1835].. Thirteen colour double page woodblock maps, bound in Japanese accordion binding, 34 x 20cm, map size 34 x 39cm. Includes the foreword from the 1789 first edition. A little worming on maps mainly at upper and lower corners neatly repaired. Paper covered boards lightly rubbed and soiled, paper title label upper cover little insect damaged in a few small places with a little minor loss to one character. This Japanese historical atlas of Chinese maps traces Chinese history from the early times through to the Qing Dynasty. First published in 1789, two editions of this atlas were published in 1835. This handsome atlas was very popular and was published in at least seven different editions between 1789 and 1857. ????? The maps in this atlas are: 1. ?????? [Dai Shinkoku do?teizu] [Map of The Broad World of Great Qing] 2. ????? [Uko? kyu?shu?zu] [Yugong Map of the Nine Provinces] 3. ????? [Shu? Shokuho?-shi zu] [Map of the Nine Provinces of Zhou Dynasty] 4. ????? [Shunju? rekkokuzu] [Map of Five Nations of Chunqiu Period (Eastern Zhou Dynasty)] 5. ????? [Sengoku shichiyu?zu] [Map of Seven States of Zhanguo Period (Eastern Zhou Dynasty)] 6. ????????? [Shin sanju?rokugun narabi ni Etsu shigun] [Map of Thirty-six Administrative Regions of Qin Dynasty] 7. ????? [Seikan shu?gunzu] [Map of Administrative Divisions and subdivisions of Western Han Dynasty] 8. ????? [To?kan shu?gunzu] [Map of Administrative Divisions of Eastern Han Dynasty] 9. ????? [Sangoku teijizu] [Map of Tripartite Confrontation of the Three Kingdoms] 10. ???????? [Ryo? Shin Nanbokucho? shu?gunzu] [Map of Administrative Divisions and Subdivisions of Two Jin Dynasties, Southern and Northern Dynasties (A.D.265-5890] 11. ???? [To? ju?do?zu] [Map of Ten Prefectures of Tang Dynasties] 12. ?????????? [Dai Min itto nikei ju?sansho?zu] [Map of Thirteen Provinces of Great Ming] 13. ??????? [Ajia sho ?To?yo?zu] [Map of Asia and Little Eastern Ocean] .

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        Chatterton drame

      Paris, H. Souverain, 1835, in 8°, de 2ff. 229pp. 1f., ill. d'in frontispice d'Edouard May à l'eau-forte, cart. papier marbré époque, coiffe sup. lég. usée. Précieux exemplaire enrichi d'une lettre de Marie Dorval à Vigny (1 page in 12, s.d.) : « Je suis brisée de la fatigue et de l'émotion d'hier soir mais heureuse de vous avoir été bonne à quelque chose. Donnez-moi des places pour ce soir, je suis accablée de demandes . Soutenez bien l'ouvrage et votre actrice, je crois que c'est un succès d'argent tout le monde le dit.» - on y joint un portrait gravé de Marie Dorval dans Chatterton par Edme Hédouin. Edition originale avec mention fictive 2e édition. Chatterton est sans doute l'oeuvre dramatique la plus profonde du romantisme, qualifiée par Vigny lui-même de "drame de la pensée". Créé au Théâtre français le 12 février 1835, avec Marie Dorval dans le rôle de Kitty Bell, ce fut un triomphe. ¶ Escoffier le mouvement romantique n°1118 - Clouzot p.161 - Coron des livres rares, 185 (BNF).

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        Unrecorded Manuscript Translation of the Diplomatic Turkish Envoy to Vienna

      England, circa 1835. Unrecorded English manuscript translation of Ahmet Resmî Efendi's lesser known narrative "Viyana Sefaretnamesi" in which he described his diplomatic embassy to Vienna during the Seven Years' War. This is an abridged work, providing a summary of the journey from Istanbul to Vienna in 1757, and most importantly, his official meeting with Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor, King of Germany. The English writer includes footnotes on some Ottoman custom and terminology, drawing these from the work of Austrian diplomat and orientalist Joseph von Hammer-Purgstall (1774-1856) who, at around this same time, had translated the earlier Sefâretnâme of Evliya Efendi into English. 8vo. 19 pages, plus introduction, penned on 6 string-tied double leafs bearing the watermark 'Cansell 1834.' Item measures approximately 10,5 x 17,5 cm. Ahmet Resmî Efendi's report "Viyana Sefaretnamesi" was written immediately upon his return to Istanbul from Vienna in 1758. It should not be confused with his more commonly known account of his subsequent embassy to Berlin in 1763-1764, "Sefaretnâme-yi-Prusya". Both of the works, on the Vienna and Berlin embassies, were translated into German in 1809 by celebrated Austrian diplomat and orientalist Joseph von Hammer-Purgstall (1774-1856), who is mentioned in the writer's prefatory notes. [In 1834, Von Hammer also published an English translation of the earlier Seyahatname of Evliya Efendi, covering the first two volumes on Constantinople and Anatolia. Von Hammer titled his translation "Evliya Efendi." To this day, there is no English translation of the entire Seyahatname, only of various parts, Von Hammer's being the longest single English translation.] Sefâretnâme, literally "the book of embassy", was a genre of Turkish literature which was closely related to seyahatname which means "the book of travels", but was specific to the recounting of journeys and experiences of an Ottoman ambassador in a foreign land and capital, usually in Europe. Sefâretnâme were edited by their authors with a view to their presentation to the Sultan and to his high administration, thus also bearing a semi-official character, their objective being to make them "feel" the foreign country in question, as much as informing on it. For this reason, and for the literary qualities that were sought in order to attain their objective, they remain of lasting interest. An Ottoman embassy was despatched to the royal court of Vienna in late 1757, to formally announce the accession of Sultan Mustafa III to the throne, Ahmed Resmî being appointed to the task of presenting the Imperial news to Emperor and King Francis I. It was customary at the time to send emissaries to friendly Christian states, to make such announcements. Simultaneous to Ahmet Resmi's embassy to Vienna, embassies were also sent to Poland and Russia. With an entourage of over sixty men, including court officials, Ahmet Resmi departed on 2 December 1757. The envoy consisted of the Commander of the Palace Guard, the keeper of the Seal, the Guardian of the Treasury, two Sergeant-at-Arms, the Secretary of the Embassy, an imam, an interpreter, a ceremonial sword-bearer, some thirty men of the elite Janissary Palace Guards, and twenty-two servants. The trip to Vienna took 3 months, after forty days arriving in Belgrade, where, on-board a vessel on the Sava river on 25 January 1758, he was introduced by the Minister of Finance to his Austrian guide. On the outskirts of Vienna, three days were spent resting and making arrangements for his entrance into the city. Finally, on 13 March 1758, Ahmet Resmi and his retinue proceeded into Vienna, where at a bridge, they were met by interpreter and a cavalry regiment who escorted them all to Leopoldstat, a residence for ambassadors. On 19 April, the Turkish ambassador was taken to the palace in the Emperor's carriage, with quite a ceremony, as described in the present manuscript. He was first received by Francis I, who impressed him immensely, also described herein, and three days later by Mary Theresa, the same ceremony and formalities taking place on both occasions. Staying in Vienna for 4 months, the foreigners were treated with superb hospitality by the Hasburg monarchs, the hosts preparing great banquets and entertainment. Ahmet Resmi and his court officials in turn hosted a meal for the Austrian court officials. Touring, however, was hampered by the fear of the city being attacked by the armies of Frederick the Great. Late June saw their departure, after approval and provisions for safe passage from the Austrian monarchs. [It was the second year of the Seven Years' War. Frederick the Great of Prussia, and Archduchess of Austria Maria Theresa, were equally dissatisfied with the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle which had ended the Austrian War of Succession in 1748, and were once again at war.] Upon his return to Istanbul early September 1958, Ahmet Resmi documented his detailed observations of the Hasburg Empire in "Viyana Sefaretnamesi" [Vienna Embassy], including politics, government, war, and Austrian custom, which generated a new political interest on behalf of the Turkish Court to further acquaint itself with European nations. This also laid the foundation for his subsequent appointment, an embassy to Berlin. The embassy to Vienna 1757-1758 was followed by a similar appointment, the first ever Turkish embassy to the court of Frederick the Great in Berlin in 1763-1764. After each embassy, Ahmed Resmî submitted a detailed report on the geography of his passage and the politics of the courts he encountered. In the case of the Berlin embassy, he left behind not just an account of diplomatic niceties but also a portrayal of Frederick the Great and a description of the Seven Years' War. His observations abroad initiated a profound priority within the Ottoman Empire, to further study European politics. Achmet Resmî Efendi (Ahmed Efendi of Resmo) 1700-1783, was a Greek-Ottoman statesman, diplomat and author of the late 18th century. He was Turkey's first ever ambassador in Berlin (1763/1764). In terms of international relations, his most important and unfortunate task however was to act as the chief of the Ottoman delegation during the negotiations and the signature of the Treaty of Küçük Kaynarca. He wrote several important and fascinating works of social and political interest pertaining to the Ottoman Empire, the Russo-Turkish War of 1768-1774, being best remembered for the sefâretnâme accounts from his embassies to Vienna and Berlin. Ahmet Resmi was associated with a circle of reformers, who transformed diplomatic relations of the Ottomans with Europe in the 18th century, and who established some of the first privately funded public libraries of Istanbul. The present succinct translation, made from the original firsthand Turkish report "Viyana Sefaretnamesi", discloses excellent detail of an official diplomatic conference between Turkish Embassador Ahmet Resmi and Hasburg monarchs Francis I and Maria Theresa, in the Imperial Court at Vienna. It features descriptions of the exquisite palace and royal dress, the perils of travel during the during the Seven Years' War, as well as naming numerous ancient fortresses dispersed between the two nations. Following are some excerpts from the translated manuscript: Title: Takriri Resmi [Memorandum on Resmi]: The Narrative of Resmi Effendi containing a description of Germany, Vienna, Yassi, Hotin, the fortress of Kaminiek, the country of Poland, & the country of Brandenburg (Prussia). "... this is the description of a journey, undertaken in order to announce to the Court of Germany the accession of the clement Emperor Mustafa Khan the Third, which accession took place on the 16th day of the month of Sefer in the year 1711... that commission having been deputed to his servant Hadji Ahmed Resmi." "... we reached Constantinople by the mercy of God... Adrianople [Edirne]in eight days, & were obliged to remain there three days. We then proceeded a distance of six hours to a place taking its name from Mustafa Pasha... passed the river Meriç (Hebrus)... spent the night in the village... during the space of 250 years dinners were distributed to the towns-people & wayfaring men, but latterly... this charity has been cut short... the people of the town are evidently much afflicted." "Exactly on the fortieth day of our journey, at the commencement of Jemadi ul Ewwel, we reached & entered the fortress of Belgrade. During a sojourn there of three days, having through the intervention of the Governor of Semlin [Zemun], & the Commandant of Varadin, communicated my arrival to the General at Esseck [Osijek], the Interpreter & Mehmandar who had been dispatched from Vienna to meet me, came to Semlin, & then to Belgrade..." "... in the middle of the river Save [Sava], the interpreter & the Commandant of Semlin came in a painted ornamented boat... with the customary procession, & accompanied by the Defterdar of Belgrade... [who] ... delivered this servant with his suite of sixty persons... " ['Defterdar' is an Ottoman Minister of Finance] "On the further bank of Save [Sava] two companies of soldiers were ready with carriages and waggons for ourself & suite. After cannon had been fired, we entered the carriages, & proceeding for a space of two hours... lodging prepared for us at the town of Semlin [Zemun]... receiving hospitality there for seven days we proceeded from town to town with token of honor & distinction, being attended by two Interpreters, two Mehmandars, a Physician, & a Captain with sixty soldiers..." "... arrived in ten days at the fortress of Esseck [Osijek]... a strong castle... Esseck [Osijek] is distant twenty hours march from the frontier of Bosnia... a very long bridge..." [Osijek is now the fourth largest city in Croatia. Having been under Ottoman rule since invasion in 1526, the city was restored to western rule in 1687 when the Habsburg Empire exiled the Turks. Between 1712 and 1715, Austrian authorities built a new fortress, outer walls and all five planned bastions known as Tvrda.] "... came to a city called Altenburg... barns & mills belonging to the Empress [Maria Theresa]... " "Vienna, in the heart of Germany, we set forth in a pompous procession... being met on the part of Cesar [Kaiser Francis I] at a bridge near Vienna by a principal Secretary & an Interpreter with a troop of horse soldiers... passed within the fortress of Vienna... a splendid hotel prepared for Ambassadors in a suburb of the Isle of Leopoldus close to the Danube." "Our entrance into Vienna coincided with the beginning of the new year... they were pressing the march of troops from the city in consequence of the invasion of the Check country (Bohemia)" "... no time to receive the Imperial letter, its presentation was put off until the commencement of Shaban." "... Cesars Chief Intendant having sent an invitation... coaches drawn by six horses, a troop of soldiers as an escort, & six large saddle horses with splendid trappings for my own suite, we entered the coach... proceeded in a state to the Intendants house. The streets were full of persons appointed to meet me..." "... in the intendants chamber... he rose from his chair... began to converse... questions appropriate to my position as a friend & an Ambassador... after fixing a day for delivering the epistle of the illustrious Chief of Divan (the Grand Vizier), & presenting the Imperial Letter... we returned..." "Three days after upon receiving an invitation from the principal Intendant of Vienna... we delivered to him the letter full of grace & sublimity. On the 10th day of the month of Shaban, having been invited on the part of Cesar [Kaiser Francis I], who sent his own coach... we went in procession to the palace [Schönbrunn]." "... at the mounting stone, & the head of the staircase, a great concourse met me, & I was preceded by a man called the master of ceremonies... near Cesars audience chamber [Kaiser Francis I]... the chief porter opened the door of Divan-khane... The audience chamber was full of great men & their wives... a raised couch... covered with a Persian carpet; on this couch, by the side of an arm chair lined with yellow silk, stood Cesar [Kaiser Francis I] - clad in a suit of black velvet studded with diamonds." "I spoke this...This Imperial epistle imparts to your friendship the happy tidings of the fortunate accession to the ...throne of Osman, of the clement Emperor, my Master, the asylum of the world." "Afterwards Cesar [Kaiser Francis I]... replied that the accession of his majesty... he offered his congratulations." "I gave in my own house an entertainment prepared by my works & with my own cooking utensils, at which the ministers of state & secretaries for foreign affairs assisted; they brought their own dinners, but they likewise partook of my dinner, & approved of it. Afterwards I lived quietly in my own quarters, guarded by sixty soldiers... & changed every four days... each day a coach that I might go out..." "During four months that we resided at Vienna, what with sending away troops towards Brandenburg, introducing supplies into the fortress of Vienna, under an impression that Brandenburg might come there, & collecting forces in the suburb, they were never free of agitation, which induced them to court the favor of the Sublime [Ottoman] Court." "Cesar [Kaiser Francis I] received me standing... granted permission for my departure, wished me a prosperous journey... each of us was presented with a gold chain & trinkets of silver. Thus our business terminated." "... we embarked in boats, with the understanding that in 35 days we should reach Belgrade. Leaving Vienna on Saturday, the 25th day of Sheval... troubles arising from the war with Brandenburg..." End excerpts. The Margraviate of Brandenburg (Markgrafschaft Brandenburg) was a major principality of the Holy Roman Empire from 1157 to 1806. Also known as the March of Brandenburg (Mark Brandenburg), it played a pivotal role in the history of Germany and Central Europe. The territory of the Margraviate of Brandenburg was the most important region of the Kingdom of Prussia, and it was the site of the kingdom's capitals, Berlin and Potsdam. From 1701 to 1946, Brandenburg's history was largely that of the state of Prussia, which established itself as a major power in Europe during the 18th century. Frederick the Great was King of Prussia from 1740 until 1786.

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        Veduta di Brissago sul Lago Maggiore

      1835 ca, Lago Maggiore - Brissago CH 1835 - Rara veduta del paese di Brissago in Ticino con in primo piano il battello a vapore. Restauro al margine superiore e centrale in basso, Angolo in basso a sinistra ricostruito con vecchio restauro. Stampata dalla Premiata Litografia Pagani in Milano. Rif: Il Ticino nelle vecchie stampe di Giorgio Ghiringhelli, n° 462 pag 366 mm 280x347

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        Chatterton

      Edition illustrated in frontispiece of an etching on China Edward May.Binding half embossed chocolate sheepskin, back smoothes decorated with double gilded nets, golden tail frieze, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats blue paper sky, contemporary binding.Noble stamp printed by way of bookplates on a guard, light spots, a tiny marginal tear without missing on the title page. Hippolyte Souverain Paris 1835 13x21,5cm relié

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        El Artista. Periódico semanal de Artes, Literatura, Historia, etc.

      1835-36. . 1835 - Imprenta de I.Sancha. Madrid. . 1 Vol. . Tom. I-H+312pp.+2H; T.II-H+312pp.+4H; T.III-h+160pp. pp. Folio Menor. Pasta española. Hemeroteca / Revistas / Publicaciones , Literatura Hispánica (Romanticismo / S. XIX), Siglo XIX . Importante publicación periódica romántica española del siglo XIX fundada por Eugenio de Ochoa (1815-1872) y por Federico de Madrazo (1815-1894), que contó también con la participación de importantes escritores y artistas de la época. Se publicó entre los años 1835 a 1836 y fue continuada por el Renacimiento Español. El ejemplar que ofertamos esta compuesto de tres volúmenes y ampliamente ilustrado con tempranas estampas litográficas. El volumen 1 esta falto de la estampa de "Calderón de la Barca", pero tiene duplicado la titulada "Lecturas Interesantes". El volumen 2 tiene faltos los retratos de "Bretón de los Herreros, Quintana y la Catedral de Granada". El volumen 3 tiene faltos nueve láminas de las veintiuno existentes. Pocos ejemplares de los pocos conocidos estan completos, debido a la distribución por entregas que se realizaba en la época. Pefecto estado de conservación. .

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        MÜNCHEN. -, Zwanzig neu aufgenommene bildliche Darstellungen der vorzüglichsten Gebäude, Strassen und öffentlichen Plätze der Königlichen Bayerischen Haupt -und Residenzstadt München. Mit erläuterndem deutschen und französischen Texte.

      3. verbesserte Aufl. 25,5 x 22 cm. 18 S., 1 Bl. 10 Bl. mit je 2 Stahlstichen in Ornamentrahmen. Spätere HLwd., die OBroschur mit eingebunden. Lentner 1186: "Selten". - Reizendes Münchner Ansichtenwerk, in Anlehnung an das "Münchner Vergissmeinnicht" von Gustav Kraus (1835) entstanden. Die Ansichten zeigen u.a. Residenz, Hof - und Staatsbibliothek, Ludwigskirche, Theatinerkirche, Odeonsplatz, Isartor, Briennerstraße, Pinakothek etc. - Leicht stockfleckig. BAYERN, Oberbayern

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        Théorie mathématique de la Chaleur.

      Paris: Bachelier, 1835. First edition of this classic work on the mathematical theory of heat conduction. "Poisson scored a point in this work by demonstrating how the conductibility of heat in the interior of bodies, far from being contained in the notion of flux as Fourier had held, must be derived from an absorption coefficient that restores a neglected functional dimension. It was in this area that ... Poisson's mechanical model for conduction of heat was the most fruitful. That conception enabled Poisson to understand on the molecular scale the complete and correct equation for radiation of heat" (DSB). "The year ... 1835 saw the appearance of the next installment of Poisson's 'treatise of mathematical physics': his Théorie mathématique de la Chaleur, a 532-page volume put out by Bachelier in 1,000 copies. The introduction included his history of heat theory, and was followed by accounts of, in order: physical parameters, and some aspects of radiant heat; general theory of radiant heat; principles of heat diffusion; interior diffusion in solids and liquids (including the constants defined as cumulative integrals; surface diffusion; solutions to the diffusion equation, especially Laplace's integral form but also Fourier series and surface harmonics; and the cooling of a bar of varying section and of a sphere ... Poisson also laid especial emphasis on terrestrial heat distribution in two of the chapters on spheres ... After reporting data from Arago and others on temperatures measured in various situations below ground, he challenged the belief of Laplace and Fourier that the heat of the earth was largely conserved internally from its creation on the grounds that the temperatures in the earth's core would be too high: he wondered if the temperature of the universe varied in the different parts of the earth's course, and he also considered solar, stellar and atmospheric heat" (Grattan-Guinness). The first significant mathematical theory of heat conduction was read to the Institut de France by Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Fourier (1772-1837) in December 1807. It was not favoured with a report, and it was only through Poisson's efforts that it was published (three months later, in abridged form). Fourier's work excited controversy on two counts. Neither Joseph-Louis Lagrange (1736-1813), nor Pierre-Simon Laplace (1749-1827), nor Poisson, considered his solutions in trigonometric series, rather than power series, to be rigorously founded. "Fourier's method of obtaining the partial differential equation of heat conduction excited equal controversy, for he very nearly wrote it down as a direct expression of experimental results. To the prevailing orthodoxy, rigour in physique mathématique meant rigorous deduction of observable consequences from a detailed microscopic model of atoms or molecules and their interactions. Conceptually, the net action of a system at any point in space derived from a sum (or less rigorously an integral) over the independent actions of all the discrete sources in the system. Rigour therefore required one to begin with an integral conception, then carefully to convert it to the more manageable form of a partial differential equation, and finally to find a power-series solution. Fourier violated every step in the process, beginning with his appeal directly to experimental laws ... "Notwithstanding the 'splendour and poetry' that William Thomson [Lord Kelvin] would see in Fourier's treatise, his Laplacian contemporaries did not see its beauty. After more than twenty-five years of controversy, Poisson continued to elaborate in his own Théorie mathématique de la Chaleur the same kinds of objections that Laplace originally raised in 1808. All of their complaints involve the charge that Fourier's principle for the communication of heat obscured the physical process of diffusion by incorporating from the outset two approximations: radiation extends only to infinitesimal distances in a solid, rather than to small but finite distances; and radiation rate is strictly proportional to temperature difference, rather than nearly so. Behind these complaints stood the Laplacian creed, as expressed by Laplace himself in responding to Fourier's original memoir in 1808: 'I have wanted to establish that the phenomena of nature reduce in the final analysis to action ad distans from molecule to molecule, and that the consideration of these actions ought to serve as the basis of the mathematical theory of these phenomena.' "A proper derivation of the equations of heat conduction, as Poisson presented it, began with an explicit model of the relation between ponderable molecules and caloric fluid in a solid, incorporating both the free caloric radiated from the molecules and responsible for temperature, and the bound or latent caloric involved in changes of phase. His model attributed to the radiating molecules the full complexity of observable objects, including radiation to finite distances, radiation rates between molecules proportional to finite temperature differences, and a correction factor depending on absolute temperature to account for possible non-linearity. From this speculative picture, he extracted by rigorous, if tedious, expansions and approximations the general equation for the motion of heat. It involved a conductivity factor derived from the model that included variations of conductivity with temperature and with inhomogeneities in the medium. This equation differs from Fourier's by [an additional term], which is non-zero if conductivity is a function of temperature. Poisson's derivation implied that this term must be non-zero if radiation occurs between molecules separated by finite distances, and thus by finite temperature differences, for then the conductivity would indeed depend on absolute temperature. He regarded his much more complex procedure, therefore, as not only more rigorous but also as leading beyond a mere restatement of experimental results. It allowed theory to lead experimentation by suggesting what features to test, much as one might claim today for the hypothetico-deductive method" (Smith & Wise, Energy & Empire, pp. 158-161). Poisson's (1781-1840) family had intended him for a medical career, but he showed little interest or aptitude and in 1798 began studying mathematics at the École Polytechnique in Paris under the mathematicians Laplace and Lagrange, who became his lifelong friends. He became a professor at the École Polytechnique in 1802. In 1808 he was made an astronomer at the Bureau of Longitudes, and, when the Faculty of Sciences was instituted in 1809, he was appointed a professor of pure mathematics. Poisson's most important work concerned the application of mathematics to electricity and magnetism, mechanics, and other areas of physics. His Traité de Mécanique (1811) was the standard work in mechanics for many years. In 1812 he provided an extensive treatment of electrostatics, based on Laplace's methods from planetary theory, by postulating that electricity is made up of two fluids in which like particles are repelled and unlike particles are attracted with a force that is inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them. Poisson contributed to celestial mechanics by extending the work of Lagrange and Laplace on the stability of planetary orbits and by calculating the gravitational attraction exerted by spheroidal and ellipsoidal bodies. His expression for the force of gravity in terms of the distribution of mass within a planet was used in the late 20th century for deducing details of the shape of the Earth from accurate measurements of the paths of orbiting satellites. Poisson's other publications include Recherches sur la Probabilité des Jugements en Matière criminelle et en Matière civile (1837), an important investigation of probability, which includes the 'Poisson distribution'; Poisson's contributions to the law of large numbers also appeared there. Although originally derived as merely an approximation to the binomial distribution (obtained by repeated, independent trials that have only one of two possible outcomes), the Poisson distribution is now fundamental in the analysis of problems concerning radioactivity, traffic, and the random occurrence of events in time or space. In pure mathematics his most important works were a series of papers on definite integrals and his advances in Fourier analysis, which paved the way for the research of the German mathematicians Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet (1805-1859) and Bernhard Riemann (1826-1866). A second edition appeared in 1837, with an added supplement (which is sometimes found bound with copies of the first edition sold after 1837). Bibliotheca Chemico-Mathematica 3683; Roberts & Trent 260; Stanitz 353. 4to (270 x 218 mm), pp. [vi], 532 with one folding engraved plate. An unusually fine copy, uncut in original plain wrappers.

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        Untersuchungen über die Entwicklungsgeschichte der Fische nebst einem Anhange über die Schwimmblase

      First edition.One full page etching hors texte partly hand-colored.Foxing, spine cracked.A rare copy. Friedrich Christian Wilhelm Vogel Leipzig 1835 24x29cm broché

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        Barclay's New Universal Dictionary

      H. Fisher, R. Fisher & P. Jackson 1835 - Nice copy of the scarce 1835 edition - more in the nature of a general encyclopedia, including historical articles, geographical notes, census information etc., including changes in representation following the 1832 Reform Act. This copy has been nicely rebound at some time in its history, with the original spine leather laid down (beginning to come loose but an easy repair to put fresh adhesive down); marbled endpapers appear to be replacements but are attractive & sympathetic; green cloth tape reinforces the gutters & appears to have been part of the rebinding process (i.e. not new). The boards are very worn & it appears the original marbled papers on the outside are original. Slight toning to the text block but on the whole pleasingly clean; pp.960. Includes fifteen plates: Liverpool opposite title, also Antwerp, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Edinburgh Old Town, Dublin, Halifax, Flamborough Head, Collegiate Church Manchester, Plymouth Breakwater, Preston, Ripon, Waterford, Venice and York; the fifteenth plate is an engraving of Canova's statue, The Dancing Girls - some tissue guards have been lost, resulting in offsetting. Slight spotting to some of the plates but much cleaner than some I have seen from this period. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      

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        Boydells Illustrations of Holy Writ being a Series of Nearly One Hundred Copper Plate Engravings from Original Drawings by Isaac Taylor Juniorandnbsp

      

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

      Gosselin & Furne 1835 - - Gosselin & Furne, Paris 1835, 13,5x22,5cm, 4 volumes reliés. - Edition originale. Reliures en demi veau bleu marine, dos lisses très légèrement eclaircis ornés de cartouches dorés, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, quelques petits frottements sur les coupes, reliures romantiques de l'époque. L'ouvrage comporte un portrait de l'auteur en frontispice, un tableau et deux cartes in-fine. Quelques petites rousseurs et légères éraflures sur les plats. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition. Binders half calf navy blue, smooth back slightly thinned adorned with golden cartridges, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, some small friction on the cuts, romantic bindings of the time. The book includes a portrait of the author as a frontispiece, a table and two cards in-fine. Some little foxing and light scratches on the flat. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres, présentant les caractères généraux et particuliers de ces animaux, leur distribution, leurs classes, leurs familles, leurs genres, et la citation des principales espèces qui s'y rapportent.

      Paris, Baillière, 1835, -1845. ____ Le premier tableau complet qui ait jamais été donné des invertébrés. C'est une version beaucoup plus étendue du "Système des animaux sans vertèbres" (1801), qui avait paru en un seul volume. Cette "Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres" a été publiée une première fois (1815-1822) en 7 volumes. C'est donc une version plus étendue, revue et augmentée de notes par Deshayes et Milne Edwards et le concours de Dujardin pour les radiaires et les tuniciers, et de Nordmann pour les vers. Dans l'introduction, qui occupe presque tout le premier volume, Lamarck expose les quatre lois de sa théorie de l'évolution. En systématique, Lamarck a séparé les araignées et les crustacés, des insectes. Il est avant tout l'inventeur de la distinction entre vertébrés et invertébrés. Cet ouvrage a conservé jusqu'à aujourd'hui une certaine valeur comme point de départ pour des recherches en systématique. Landrieu, Lamarck pp. 239 et suivantes. Reliures légèrement usées aux coiffes et aux charnières, papier un peu roussi, mais assez bel exemplaire. *****. 11 volumes in-8. Collation : Demi-basane bleue, dos orné. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Colonization, particularly in Southern Australia.

      London: T. & W. Boone, 1835. Octavo; in the original green morocco-grain half cloth and drab papered boards; 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 clichéd 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. The joints neatly restored, a very good copy.

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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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        Paracelsus. FIRST EDITION.

      Effingham Wilson. 1835 Half title; lightly browned with the occasional spot. Orig. drab boards; some sl. rubbing to extremities, corners sl. bumped. A superb copy in the original boards. In a sl. rubbed half green morocco slip-case.Wise 2. Some copies were issued with a paper label and a 12-page publisher's catalogue dated January 1836. The subject of Paracelsus, the 16th century philosopher and scientist, was suggested by the Count Amédée de Ripert-Monclar, to whom Browning dedicated this work. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature describes Paracelsus as 'the most miraculous and inexplicable of all the exhibitions of Browning's genius. The promise it contained, with all the poet's lasting greatness, was not fulfilled. Its form and artistic manner, the lineaments and the movements of the mind which work within it, the noble passions which moved the poet and the faith which inspired and controlled him—these are pre-eminently illuminating to the student of Browning and by far the best introduction to all he strove to do.'

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        WIEN., Gesamtansicht von der Taborbrücke mit sehr reicher Personenstaffage.

      Aquatinta von Sperli nach Schmid bei Locher, Zürich, um 1835, 17 x 26 cm. Nebehay-Wagner 371, 25. - Aus der seltenen Folge "Malerische Reise der Donau" von J.H. Locher, um 1835. - Breitrandig. Europa, Österreich

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        in Baiern. Mit besonderer Rücksicht auf die Vaterlandsgeschichte. Bearbeitet von Mehreren.

      Landshut, Manz, 1835. 21 x 13 cm. IV, 414 S., 1 Bl. Mit gestoch. Frontispiz, Titelvignette und 5 mehrf. gefalt. Kupfertafeln von Heinrich Adam bei Ph. Krüll. HLwd. d. Zt. mit Rsch. Lentner 15650: \"Äusserst selten; fehlt bei Pfister! Das Werk ist die erste und am meisten geschätzte Geschichte der Stadt Landshut, eine verdienstvolle Zusammenfassung u. Vollendung der von Meidinger, Reithofer u. Staudenraus schon früher hrsg. Chroniken und Aufsätze\". - Das Frontispiz zeigt die Martinskirche, die Titelvignette eine Ansicht der Burg Trausnitz. Die gefalteten Tafeln (ca. 19 x 32 cm) von Heinrich Adam zeigen drei Gesamtansichten (von der Morgen- und Mittagseite und von der Höhe des Hofgartens aus), jeweils mit reizender Personenstaffage im Vordergrund, sowie die Bergschlucht mit der Aussicht gegen Altdorf und das Universitätsgebäude. - Einband etwas berieben. Titel gestempelt. Textseiten teils gering gebräunt. Die Tafeln sehr sauber. Prächtig ausgestattete, seltene Chronik, die ein eindrucksvolles Bild der historischen Entwicklung Landshuts gibt. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Niederbayern

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        Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane

      Paulin. Illustrated edition of original vignettes Jean Gigoux.binding full hazelnut glazed calf, smooth spine slightly past minor richly decorated with arabesques of romantic golden, golden wheels on the caps, a jaw slightly cracked Length, small traces of friction on the jaws, framing a golden arabesques game on the flat, a small tear in the foot the first flat, thin gold on contreplats guards and contreplats of handmade paper lace, lower corner very slightly dulled, gilt edged on the cuts, all gilded, elegant romantic binding of époque.Ouvrage illustrated frontispiece, a portrait of the author on China and 600 vignettes here first edition copy of Jean Gigoux.Bel, free slots freckles and perfectly set in an elegant romantic contemporary binding, this important work for the history of the book in that it marks the renewal of the woodcut in the Romantic era. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Paulin Paris 1835 17x26,5cm relié

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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); 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'. A very fine fresh and clean copy.

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        Memoria que sobre los sucesos del tiempo de su ministerio y sobre la causa intentada contra los cuatro ministros del Excelentísimo Señor Vice-Presidente Don Anastasio Bustamante.

      Imprenta Moquet y Comp., Paris 1835 - El autor, Ministro de Guerra de México, fue acusado del Asesinato del General Guerrero. Primera edición. Extensa descripción del momento histórico que desembocó en el asesinato de Vicente Guerrero quien fuera por pocos meses Presidente de México en 1829. El autor trata de defender las acusaciones presentadas contra su persona. The author, Mexican Minister of War, was accused of the murder of General Guerrero. 8vo; full contemporary calf. First Edition. An extensive description of the historic moment that begins with the murder of Vicente Guerrero who was, for a few months in 1829, president of Mexico. The author attempts to defend himself against the accusations made against him. 1 volumen(es)/volume(s) 245 + VII + 6 páginas [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Sketches in Portugal, during the Civil War of 1834 ... with Observations on the Present and Future State of Portugal

      London: James Cochrane and Co, 1835. First edition. Hand-colored aquatint frontispiece by J. Clark after Alexander, engraved map by J. & C. Walker, and EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with a loosely inserted 1 1/2 pp Autograph Letter Signed of Admiral G.R. Sartorius to Captain William Nugent Glascock, April 6, 1833, concerning his dealings with "the Emperor." xvi, 328 pp. Half-title. 8vo. Original cloth-backed boards, paper label to spine. Some offsetting, foxing, and light creasing, some wear to edges and joints, rubbing and small chip to spine label, a very good copy. First edition. Hand-colored aquatint frontispiece by J. Clark after Alexander, engraved map by J. & C. Walker, and EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with a loosely inserted 1 1/2 pp Autograph Letter Signed of Admiral G.R. Sartorius to Captain William Nugent Glascock, April 6, 1833, concerning his dealings with "the Emperor." xvi, 328 pp. Half-title. 8vo. "War of the Two-Brothers," with a contemporary letter of Admiral Sartorius. First edition of this lively first-hand account of events in Portugal in 1834 during the so-called "War of the Two-Brothers." The author James Alexander is perhaps best known nowadays as having been the driving force behind the erection of Cleopatra's Needle on the Embankment in London. The accompanying letter was written by the British Admiral George Rose Sartorius (1790-1885) who had been engaged by ex-Emperor of Brazil Dom Pedro to command the Portuguese regency fleet against his brother Dom Miguel in the struggle for the Portuguese throne which followed the death of their father King João VI in 1826. Admiral Sartorius "gained some marked successes over the usurper's forces. His difficulties were, however, very great: there was factious opposition from the Portuguese leaders; and promised supplies were not forthcoming, and his men were consequently mutinous or deserted at the earliest opportunity. He spent much of his own money keeping them together, and he threatened to carry off the fleet as a pledge for repayment. Dom Pedro sent two British officers on board the flagship with authority, one to arrest Sartorius and bring him on shore, the other to take command of the squadron. Sartorius captured both of them as soon as they appeared on board and temporarily conciliated his men. Such a situation, however, could not last; and without regret, in June 1833, Sartorius handed over his disagreeable command to Captain Charles Napier, who, warned by his predecessor's experience, refused to stir until the money payment was secured" (ODNB). Sartorius' reputation was seriously marred by the episode-- he was struck from the lists of the British navy for a time--but it was eventually recovered and he was knighted in 1841. James Alexander was clearly aware of some of the problems which faced Sartorius and was sympathetic; on page 181 of the present work he writes, "It is to be hoped that the strong claims of Admiral Sartorius to the gratitude of the Portuguese will not be overlooked." In the present letter, which concerns a transfer of documents and letters and makes mention of "the Emperor," Sartorius expresses his anxiety about his reputation to Commander William Glascock of HMS Oresetes, who was in charge of a squadron that had been sent to the Douro to protect British interests during the conflict. "I do not care what these People may think of me but I am not equally indifferent to the value of a Fair Name amongst one's own Countrymen...." Provenance: H. De Saurmarez (signature); G.R. Delaforce (signature)

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        MÜNCHEN. - Schaden, Adolph von (Hrsg). Neuester Wegweiser durch die Haupt- und Residenzstadt München und deren Umgebungen.

      Mchn., Lindauer 1835 - 17,5 x 11,5 cm. IV, 92 S. Mit 10 lithographierten Tafeln und 1 mehrf. gefalt. lithographierten Plan. OPp. mit Goldschnitt. Lentner 14604; Pfister I, 1180; Engelmann 688. - Erste Ausgabe. - Die 10 Tafeln mit 21 Ansichten zeigen u.a. die Residenz, Ludwigskirche, Frauenkirche, Staatsbibliothek, Hoftheater, Reitbahn, Krankenhaus und die Ottostraße mit Blick auf den Obelisk. Mit detailliertem großen Stadtplan. - Nur minimal fleckig. Schönes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ke Kauoha Hou a ko kakou Haku e Ola'I, a Iesu Kristo: oia ka olelo hemolele no ke ola, a na lunaoleloi i kakau ai [The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ: this is the sacred word of life, written by the apostles].

      Oahu: Na na Misionari I Pai, 1835. Small octavo, original reverse calf binding. 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. 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.

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

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

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        Lehrbuch des Vernunftrechts und der Staatswissenschaften. 4 Bände.

      Stuttgart, Gebrüder Franckh (ab Bd. 3: Hallberger'sche Verlagshandlung), 1829-1835. - Erstausgabe. - Bd. 1: „ Allgemeine Einführung in das Vernunftrecht. Natürliches Privatrecht"; Bd. 2: „Allgemeine Staatslehre. 1. Einleitung, insbesondere Encyklopdie der Staatswissenschaften. 2. Metapolitik, insbesondere Staatsrecht. 3. Formaler Theil der praktischen Politik, insbesondere Constitutionslehre"; Bd. 3: „Der besondern Staatslehre erster Band. Materielle Politik. 1) Auswärtige Angelegenheiten (Politik im engsten Sinne; insbesondere das Völker- und Staats-Recht). 2) Justitz-Wissenschaft. 3) Polizei-Wissenschaft"; Bd. 4: „Der besondern Staatslehre zweiter Band. Oekonomische Politik. 1) Der Nationalökonomie theoretischer Theil. 2) Der Nationalökonomie praktischer Theil. (Staatswirthschaft im engern Sinn.) 3) Finanzwissenschaft (und Militärwesen)". - Einbände etw. berieben u. bestoßen. Vorderdeckeln m. Bibl.-Schildchen. Titelbll. gestempelt. Etw. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. - ADB XXIX, 386f. ge Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 8°. Zus. ca. 1680 S., Ppbde. d. Zt. m. handschriftl. Rückenschildern. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Reports of the Council and Auditors of the Zoological Society of London, read at the Annual General Meeting, April 29, 1835.

      London: Printed by Richard Taylor, 1835. Octavo, 26 pp., damage to the top edge, otherwise very good, stitch-sewn as issued. A good early report of the Zoological Society of London which had been founded only nine years earlier in 1826. The report does not merely provide financial accounts but also interesting notes on the Society's gardens, and the menagerie of 220 mammals and 302 birds.Perusing the report shows that the Society was well set up for monkeys and lemurs, and had birds from all over the globe, including the Australian white-crested Cockatoo. There are notes on their breeding program, and an extensive list of acquisitions and donations, notable among them "a new species of Kangaroo and other animals from Australia" from Captain Parry, the polar explorer who had made Port Stephens his home from 1829 to 1834, and a selection of birds from North America presented by "Mr Audubon". Among other additions were a "One-horned Indian Rhinoceros" and three Curassows, hatched at the Menagerie.

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        Report from the Select Committee on Secondary Punishments: Together with the Minutes of Evidence, an Appendix of Papers, and an Index.

      London: HMSO, 1835. Foolscap folio, 178 pp. (last blank), a good copy in original printed wrappers. Published annually, the British parliamentary reports on additional punishments meted out to repeat offenders already within the prison system include significant information relating to transportation, inland settlement, the granting of land, and relations between settlers and Aborigines. Naturally, the reports focus on centres for recidivist detention, namely Norfolk Island and Port Arthur, and are a good primary source for the convict history of these settlements. In this report for 1835 testimony is provided by the Reverend Whitworth Russell, Edward Gibbon Wakefield, James Walker and James Busby. Rebacked.

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        Etudes de marines dessinées d'aprés nature et lithographiées par Ferd. Perrot.

      Paris: Victor Delarue, circa, 1835. Oblong album, with title-page and eight large lithographic plate measuring 433 x 582 mm. (sheet size); old presentation note inscribed to top margin of title page, some moderate foxing (first plate more affected); very good in contemporary cloth boards with gilt blocked title. Attractive lithographic album of marine views, including four skilfully executed scenes of dockside life and shipbuilding.The eight plates were lithographed by Lemercier from sketches by Ferdinand Perrot (1808-1841), marine artist and pupil of Théodore Gudin. As an artist working in oils, Perrot produced numerous paintings of British naval scenes.The album is interesting as a visual record of nineteenth-century shipbuilding. Specifically, four plates depict the following: a large ocean going vessel careened with spars removed; the process of squaring up logs prior to laying down the hull; five men at work on a floating platform coppering a hull (with details of two partially constructed vessels in the background), and two figures dwarfed by enormous anchors and winch at a dockyard.

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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.]. 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. Original boards, printed paper label, quite worn, joints cracking but holding, else a very good, clean, untrimmed copy in unsophisticated state. Shaw and Sons, 137 & 138, Fetter Lane, Fleet Street [etc.], London, 1835.

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        Les chants du crépuscule

      New edition for The King has fun, first edition with a false mention of fourth to Lucrezia Borgia.Blond half calf binding, back with four nerves decorated with nets gilded dots and nets cold frieze golden Length Greek, contreplats and guards made paper, contemporary binding.The king is full of fun engraved frontispiece of Camille Rogier while Lucrezia Borgia is complete the engraved frontispiece of Célestin Nanteuil on China pasted.Foxing and wetting angle.Provenance: Library of Madame Mareuil who created the character of Casilda in Ruy Blas.  Eugène Renduel Paris 1835 14x21,5cm relié

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        I GONZAGA DI MANTOVA.

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

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        ??????????. [To?do rekidai shu?gun enkaku chizu]. [Japanese Colour Woodblock Historical Atlas of China]....

      ??. ?????. ??6 [1835]. Thirteen colour double page woodblock maps, bound in Japanese accordion binding, 34 x 20cm, map size 34 x 39cm. Includes the foreword from the 1789 first edition. A little worming on maps mainly at upper and lower corners neatly repaired. Paper covered boards lightly rubbed and soiled, paper title label upper cover little insect damaged in a few small places with a little minor loss to one character. This Japanese historical atlas of Chinese maps traces Chinese history from the early times through to the Qing Dynasty. First published in 1789, two editions of this atlas were published in 1835. This handsome atlas was very popular and was published in at least seven different editions between 1789 and 1857. ????? The maps in this atlas are: 1. ?????? [Dai Shinkoku do?teizu] [Map of The Broad World of Great Qing] 2. ????? [Uko? kyu?shu?zu] [Yugong Map of the Nine Provinces] 3. ????? [Shu? Shokuho?-shi zu] [Map of the Nine Provinces of Zhou Dynasty] 4. ????? [Shunju? rekkokuzu] [Map of Five Nations of Chunqiu Period (Eastern Zhou Dynasty)] 5. ????? [Sengoku shichiyu?zu] [Map of Seven States of Zhanguo Period (Eastern Zhou Dynasty)] 6. ????????? [Shin sanju?rokugun narabi ni Etsu shigun] [Map of Thirty-six Administrative Regions of Qin Dynasty] 7. ????? [Seikan shu?gunzu] [Map of Administrative Divisions and subdivisions of Western Han Dynasty] 8. ????? [To?kan shu?gunzu] [Map of Administrative Divisions of Eastern Han Dynasty] 9. ????? [Sangoku teijizu] [Map of Tripartite Confrontation of the Three Kingdoms] 10. ???????? [Ryo? Shin Nanbokucho? shu?gunzu] [Map of Administrative Divisions and Subdivisions of Two Jin Dynasties, Southern and Northern Dynasties (A.D.265-5890] 11. ???? [To? ju?do?zu] [Map of Ten Prefectures of Tang Dynasties] 12. ?????????? [Dai Min itto nikei ju?sansho?zu] [Map of Thirteen Provinces of Great Ming] 13. ??????? [Ajia sho ?To?yo?zu] [Map of Asia and Little Eastern Ocean] (When referring to this item please quote stockid 156680)....

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        Le père Goriot

      Rare first edition and highly sought after Clouzot.Binders in small corners in half speckled roan, smooth spine, green sheepskin as exhibits, marbled paper plates, bindings of the time.A few rare spots, copy skins flat short margin.Provenance: from the castle library of Tegernsee (Tegernsee), owned by Prince Charles Theodore of Bavaria (1795-1875). Charles Theodore of Bavaria, son of the Bavarian King Maximilian I, was "Generalfeldmarschall" private adviser of the king of Bavaria (Stamp "SKHD Prinzen Carl V. Bayern Tegernsee Güter Administration").Rare copy of princely provenance, bindings strictly time. Werdet & Spachmann Paris 1835 12x18,5cm 2 volumes reliés

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        De l'établissement des français dans la Régence d'Alger, et des moyens d'en assurer la prospérité, suivi d'un grand nombre de pièces justificatives

      Firmin Didot. Edition originale.binding en plein veau blond, spine lisses frottés ornés de filets dorés avec infimes manques aux spine-ends, mors fendus recollés, coins émoussés et nombreuses épidermures, binding de l'époque.Intérieur frais, exemplaire bien complet de la carte dépliante. Rare. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Firmin Didot Paris 1835 14x21cm 2 volumes reliés

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        å”åœŸæ­´ä»£å·žéƒ¡æ²¿é©åœ°åœ–. [ToÌ„do rekidai shuÌ„gun enkaku chizu]. [Japanese Colour Woodblock Historical Atlas of China]....

      å¤§é˜ª. 京屋淺二郎. 天保6 [1835]. Thirteen colour double page woodblock maps, bound in Japanese accordion binding, 34 x 20cm, map size 34 x 39cm. Includes the foreword from the 1789 first edition. A little worming on maps mainly at upper and lower corners neatly repaired. Paper covered boards lightly rubbed and soiled, paper title label upper cover little insect damaged in a few small places with a little minor loss to one character. This Japanese historical atlas of Chinese maps traces Chinese history from the early times through to the Qing Dynasty. First published in 1789, two editions of this atlas were published in 1835. This handsome atlas was very popular and was published in at least seven different editions between 1789 and 1857. 京屋淺二郎 The maps in this atlas are: 1. 大清國道程圖 [Dai Shinkoku doÌ„teizu] [Map of The Broad World of Great Qing] 2. 禹貢九州圖 [UkoÌ„ kyuÌ„shuÌ„zu] [Yugong Map of the Nine Provinces] 3. 周職方氏圖 [ShuÌ„ ShokuhoÌ„-shi zu] [Map of the Nine Provinces of Zhou Dynasty] 4. 春秋列國圖 [ShunjuÌ„ rekkokuzu] [Map of Five Nations of Chunqiu Period (Eastern Zhou Dynasty)] 5. 戰國七雄圖 [Sengoku shichiyuÌ„zu] [Map of Seven States of Zhanguo Period (Eastern Zhou Dynasty)] 6. 秦三十六郡并越四郡 [Shin sanjuÌ„rokugun narabi ni Etsu shigun] [Map of Thirty-six Administrative Regions of Qin Dynasty] 7. 西漢州郡圖 [Seikan shuÌ„gunzu] [Map of Administrative Divisions and subdivisions of Western Han Dynasty] 8. 東漢郡國圖 [ToÌ„kan shuÌ„gunzu] [Map of Administrative Divisions of Eastern Han Dynasty] 9. 三國鼎峙圖 [Sangoku teijizu] [Map of Tripartite Confrontation of the Three Kingdoms] 10. 兩晋南北朝州郡圖 [RyoÌ„ Shin NanbokuchoÌ„ shuÌ„gunzu] [Map of Administrative Divisions and Subdivisions of Two Jin Dynasties, Southern and Northern Dynasties (A.D.265-5890] 11. 唐十道圖 [ToÌ„ juÌ„doÌ„zu] [Map of Ten Prefectures of Tang Dynasties] 12. 大明一統二亰十三省圖 [Dai Min itto nikei juÌ„sanshoÌ„zu] [Map of Thirteen Provinces of Great Ming] 13. 亞細亞小東洋圖 [Ajia sho Ì„ToÌ„yoÌ„zu] [Map of Asia and Little Eastern Ocean] (When referring to this item please quote stockid 156680)....

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

      first edition.Binders half calf navy blue, smooth back slightly thinned adorned with golden cartridges, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, some small friction on the cuts, romantic bindings of the time.The book includes a portrait of the author as a frontispiece, a table and two cards in-fine.Some little foxing and light scratches on the flat. Gosselin & Furne Paris 1835 13,5x22,5cm 4 volumes reliés

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        Proclamations, Government Orders and Notices issued by His Excellency Colonel George Arthur, Lieutenant Governor of Van Diemen's Land.

      Hobart: James Ross 1832-, 1835. Foolscap folio, four papers bound together with the titles, without the wrappers; contemporary colonial binding half diced calf, spine gilt-lettered. The Clifford Craig copy, with his file note and collation, and a letter from the State Library of Tasmania confirming completeness.A fine early collection of papers, forming an invaluable archive on arguably the most perfect police state in modern history.

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        A collection of 24 broadsides and other ephemeral publications.

      Following the achievement of independence from Spain in 1821, El Salvador along with the rest of Central America had a brief flirtation with being part of Mexico, but with the fall of Iturbide and the collapse of the first Mexican empire, El Salvador and the rest of Central America formed a confederation, with Guatemala being the more equal of the supposed five equals.The Confederation itself collapsed as unworkable in 1838 and following the dissolution of it, the political and social history of El Salvador was characterized by a wrenching dynamic of Liberal vs. Conservative forces each wanting to control society and the government. But added to that were the ambitions of its neighbors, especially Guatemala, and occasionally Honduras and even Nicaragua. Then there was the problem of Britain and its citizens' investments in the country and the need to protect those interests. This assemblage provides rare documents on many of the issues and the personalities of the era. Of the 26 publications, we find only 8 to be held in U.S. libraries, mostly at only one library (two being held at two). A full list available and the condition statement below is keyed to it.

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        Journal of a Tour through some of the vineyards of Spain & France.

      New York: Charles S. Francis, 1835. Octavo, 166 pp., 2 pp. terminal advertisement for the New York printer; bookplate of Australian wine-maker Max Lake, bound in recent brown cloth. Printed in New York for the fledgling wine-making industry in America. The London edition of this important book is seemingly the rarest of any of the three revolutionary works Busby wrote on wine, but this American edition is almost unknown; Hordern House have only handled one other copy, while the only copy of the book recorded in an Australian collection, in the National Library, was acquired some time after Ferguson completed his monumental biography and indeed apparently after the publication of the Addenda, as it is not listed in either work (but has since been given the Ferguson no. 1894d).Scotsman James Busby (1801-1871) was probably the most important single figure in the early history of the Australian wine industry. Busby's three books on viticulture had an enormous effect on the early wine industry. He had published Treatise on the Culture of the Vine in 1825; it was largely a compilation from European writers, addressed to 'the attention of the higher classes', but it prompted Governor Brisbane to encourage him in practical experimentation. A second work, his 1830 Manual of Plain Directions, was for decades the only really helpful book on the actual method of making wine, and copies of it are commensurably rarer than the preceding book, in our experience, no doubt because it was so much used and consulted.His third book described Busby's four-month tour of Europe, during which he collected four hundred and thirty-seven cuttings from Montpellier Botanical Gardens and one hundred and thirty-three from the Luxembourg Gardens. By January 1833 the vines - which Busby donated to the government - had arrived by convict ship the Camden and were flourishing in the Sydney Botanic Gardens. But when he came back to Sydney from New Zealand in 1840 he could find no trace of his collection. Duplicates had been planted in Busby's vineyard at Kirkton in the Hunter Valley and these were the basis of chardonnay in Australia. Kirkton was taken over by Lindemans in 1914, and is the country's oldest continually producing vineyard.Although Busby's books are now keenly pursued because of their significance to the Australian wine trade, it is important to remember that all three of his books had international interest precisely because of their detailed and practical nature, which set out the basics of wine-making in an accessible fashion. This is particularly true of this, the last of the three, which attempted to draw out rules and practices that could have international application. It was immediately hailed as an important book in Europe, with second and third editions being published in London in 1834 and 1839, but as the present book underscores, it was also quickly taken up in the United States. Very little work has been done on Busby's influence in Europe, let alone in America, but it would be fair to say he had a significant international impact, and did a great deal towards spreading the vigneron gospel to what might be called in this context the New World, away from the traditional heartland of France and Spain. The book has heavy foxing, particularly to title-page and preliminaries, the edges of the paper with some brittleness (the condition of the paper is not unusual for an American-printed book of this date), bound in modern brown library buckram.

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        Two important manuscript letters sent to London by a Sydney trader.

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

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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.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.

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

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

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        Colonization of South Australia.

      London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green and Longman, 1835. Octavo, folding handcoloured frontispiece map, NSW Colonial Secretary stamps to title and a few pages, printed note about the Henry Parkes collection to front pastedown; a very attractive copy in full red morocco by Sangorski, gilt. A fine presentation copy 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, metamorphosising into a crown colony the following year.This copy has a particularly good association: it was given by Torrens to "Longfield", almost certainly the professor of law at Trinity College Dublin, Mountifort Longfield, an expert in property law and critic of Thomas Malthus. At a later stage the book ended up in the library of the Colonial Secretary of New South Wales and, as a printed label in the front confirms, formed part of the "Collection associated with the name of Sir Henry Parkes"

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