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        Kean.

      Paris, Au Magasin theatral, Boulevart Saint-Martin, 12 1836 - wunderschöner, sehr gut erhaltener Maroquin Einband von Cuzinauf 5 Bünden, Titel auf Rücken in Goldprägung. Vorsatz mit Bleistifteintragung und gold-rotem Wappen. Unregelmäßiger Schnitt an Seite und unten, Kopfgoldschnitt, vereinzelt kleine Stockfleckchen, sehr, sehr schönes Exemplar. 263 Französisch 580g gr. 8° - groß Oktav (entspricht 22,5 - 25 cm) Ledereinband

      [Bookseller: Guthschrift Antiquariat]
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        THE VILLAGE COQUETTES

      1836. A Comic Opera. In Two Acts. The Music by John Hullah. London: Richard Bentley, 1836. Bound in full tan calf with gilt paneled spine and leather labels, all page edges gilt. First Edition of Dickens's first play to be published (produced on the stage about two months after his "The Strange Gentleman," but published a year earlier).~Dickens's musical collaborator was John Hullah, who was Government Inspector of Musical Education. They had met early in 1835, after Hullah had set to music a portion of an opera called "The Gondoliers," the scene of which was laid in Venice. Dickens objected to writing the libretto on a foreign subject, and a compromise was effected which gave birth to "The Village Coquettes." The opera was accepted by Mr. Braham, manager of the new St. James's Theatre. It had its first presentation on December 6, 1836, with Braham himself in the cast... The play ran nineteen times in London, when it was transferred to Edinburgh and played under the management of Mr. Ramsay, a friend of Sir Walter Scott. [Eckel]~The 71-page book was originally issued in delicate grey boards, which are very seldom seen today. This copy was re-bound (without the boards) quite some time ago in full tan calf, with gilt paneled spine and red and green leather spine labels (subsequently re-backed, with the earlier spine laid back down). Condition is very good, the main flaw being that about half of the "Dickens" spine label has chipped away. Quite a scarce early Dickens item. Gimbel A25; Carr B525; Eckel pp 157-158. Provenance: bookplates of Robert C. May C.E. (of Orwell Lodge, Clapham Park, London), and of [William Proby, 5th] Earl of Carysfort [1836-1909].

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        Major Ridge. A Cherokee Chief.

      Philadelphia: E.C. Biddle, 1836-44. Hand-colored lithograph. Folio (19½" X 14"). Very good. Mild overall age toning; several very small (¼") edge chips, all far removed from the image area. A handsome image from the first, folio-size edition of McKenney and Hall's reknowned "History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs," published in three volumes between 1836 and 1844. Containing 120 colored plates (based on oil paintings by Charles Bird King, most of which were destroyed in a fire at the Smithsonian), this legendary trio is the major source for accurate images of many early Native American leaders. Later printings were reduced to an octavo size. Major Ridge was a leading foe of Thomas Jefferson's Indian removal plans, a noted Indian warrior, chief, judge and diplomat. A strong imprint with bold, fresh coloring. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, AB]
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        A Diary of the Wreck of His Majesty's Ship Challenger, on the Western Coast of South America, in May, 1865. With an Account of the Subsequent Encapment of the Officers and Crew, during a Period of Seven Weeks, on the South Coast of Chili

      Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, London 1836 - 23 cm, 160 pp, 16 pp publisher's cat bound in at front, gate-folding panoramic engraved frontis which is folded incorreclty but still tidy, folding map, map, second folding panoramic engraving, green cloth over boards - spine professionally repaired with toned japanese tissue, spine label mostly eroded away. Corners turned and very slightly frayed. Text with broad wrinkle. A good tidy example of a very scrace book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'ingénieux hidalgo Don Quichotte de la Manche

      Dubochet et Cie 1836 - - Dubochet et Cie, Paris 1836 - 1840, 744pp. et 758pp., relié. - Edition originale traduite par Louis Viardot et illustrée par Tony Johannot en premier tirage. Deux frontispices imprimés sur Chine, deux pages de titre gravées, et 800 grandes vignettes in-texte. Comme souvent, le second volume est de 1840. Cette particularité est en effet assez commune à l'édition, même si on s'explique mal comment l'éditeur a pu mélanger des tomes du tirage de 1836 à celui de 1840, à moins que les 2 tirages furent établis en même temps. Reliure en demi chagrin noir d'époque. Dos à faux nerfs ornés de filets gras et maigres, roulettes en queue et tête. Titre et tomaison dorés. Ensemble relativement frais, avec très peu de rousseurs, concentrées sur certains passages, notamment la préface. Quelques feuillets plus jaunis dans le tome I. Dans le Prologue au tome I, trace brune en marge interne d'une bande de papier (marque page) qui a été ôtée, sur 3 feuillets, allant s'estompant. Frottements sur les plats. Bon exemplaire, d'un bon tirage. Célèbre illustré romantique ; une des meilleures productions de Johannot, avec le Voyage où il vous plaira et le Roland furieux. Johannot est moins couru que ne l'est Grandville, sans doute parce qu'il est plus typiquement romantique, au sens de Hugo, à la fois doux et sentimental, puis fantasque et morbide jusqu'au grotesque. Il y a plus de mystère et d'effroi chez lui que chez son comparse. "Un des très beaux livres illustrés du XIXe" Vicaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition translated by Louis Viardot and illustrated by Tony Johannot First printing. Two headpieces printed on China, two engraved title pages and 800 large thumbnails in-text. As often, the second volume of 1840. This feature is actually quite common in publishing, even if we have difficulty understanding how the editor was able to mix volumes of the 1836 edition that of 1840, unless 2 runs were established simultaneously. Binding semi antique black shagreen. Back with false nerves decorated with fat and lean nets, wheels and tail head. Title and volume number gilded. All relatively fresh, with very little foxing, concentrated on certain passages, including the preface. A few yellowed sheets in Volume I. In the Prologue to Volume I, brown trace internal margins of a paper web (bookmark) that was taken away on 3 sheets, from fading. Good copy, a good draw. 744pp. et 758pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Agnes de Mansfeldt A Historical Tale

      Saunders and Otley, London 1836 - 1st edition. 8vo, later dark blue cloth in 3 volumes. The title page of each volume has the following quote: "Manifold matters of recreation, policie, love adventures, &c., abundantlie administered; and all in the golden reigne of blessed Queen Elizabeth, the sweete floure of amiable virginitie." Epistle to Stow's Chronicles. Volume 1 includes a non-authorial presentation of one page, and a one page description of the Protestant tendencies of certain Archbishops of Cologne in the 16th century including the marriage of one to the nun Agnes of Mansfeld for which he was declared an apostate. Paper time toned, but volumes are in excellent condition. A very scarce title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Yesterday's Gallery, ABAA]
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        Notizie istoriche della Villa Massimo alle Terme Diocleziane con unâ??Appendice di documenti

      dalla Tipografia Salviucci 1836 4to (cm. 31), 2 cc.nn., 276 pp. con 6 tavv. incise su rame f.t. Cartonato rigido coevo con titolo oro su tassello in pelle al ds. Qualche sporadica fioritura ma ottimo esemplare in barbe, parzialmente intonso. Unica rara edizione. Olschki, 17563; Rossetti, 6849.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Ex Libris s.r.l.]
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        Über Den Verlauf Und Die Letzten Enden Der Nerven [On the Course and Final Ending of Nerves]

      [Breslau/Bonn]: [E Weber]. G- - in Good (minus) condition. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons with minimal marking. Covers worn and rubbed with wear to spine ends. Some creasing to pages within. 1836. First Edition. Papered marbled boards. 280mm x 230mm (11" x 9"). 190pp. Engraved plates bound in to rear numbered tab II - IX. Pages run from pp3 - pp190. Text in German. Valentine's 1836 paper is generally recognized as a milestone in the histology of the nervous system. Valentine deserves credit for indicating the basic ground elements that underlay the great variety of forms of nervous organization both within the human body and in the animal kingdom. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Ausführliche Volkswaarenkunde für alle Stände, oder deutliche Beschreibung aller rohen und verarbeiteten Naturprodukte, Kunst-Erzeugnisse und Handels-Artikel; sowohl zum Privatgebrauch für Kaufleute, Kommissionäre,. Hausväter & Hausmütter.

      Schwäb Gmünd Gebr Raach sche Buchh 1836 - XVI, 818 S. Pappband der Zeit Ihme II/682. Vgl. ADB XXVI, 418. Poppe (1776-1854) war ab 1818 Professor für Technologie in Tübingen. - Einband leicht fleckig, Stempel auf Titel. Gewicht (Gramm): 675

      [Bookseller: Müller & Gräff e.K.]
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        Georgstreet zu Sydney ('Ansicht Der Georgs-Strasse Zu Sidney. - Neu-Süd-Wallis.').

      - Lithographie v. J. Brodtmann n. J. Werner & de Sainson aus Entdeckungsreise der franz. Corvette Astrolabe, um 1836, 18 x 24,5

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Epsom. The Race over. Farbaquatinta von Chas Hunt.

      Ackermann & Co., London 1836 - London, Ackermann & Co., 1836. 29,5 x 46 cm (Bildgrösse); 57x72 cm (Rahmengrösse). In braunem Holzrahmen mit 2 breiten Randvergoldungen mit Kerbenmuster, unter Passepartout. Kolorierte Aquatinta, zeigt Reiter zu Pferde und viele stehend und Konversation führend, auf der Rennbahn. Im Mittelpunkt hunderte von Zuschauern auf der Rennbahn stehend, links und rechts mit diversen Tribünen und vielen stehenden Menschen. - Unten mit Titel "Epsom. The Race over" und mit Angabe des Künstlers, des Stechers und der Druckanstalt "Ackermann & Co." - Oben rechts mit "Plate V" bezeichnet. - Blatt an den Rändern minim gebräunt, dekoratives Blatt. In braunem Holzrahmen mit 2 breiten Randvergoldungen mit Kerbenmuster, unter Passepartout. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        MITCHELL'S TRAVELLERS GUIDE THROUGH THE UNITED STATES

      Philadelphia: Mitchell and Hinman. Very Good+. 1836. Hardcover. Possibly rebound. Staining to obverse & verso of title page. Bookplate to front pastedown. Previous owner's name to rear endpaper. Tape to one map; Stunning early example of a guide to the USA, basically ending at the Mississippi river, before California or Texas was a state ; Maps; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 78 pages .

      [Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore]
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        Traité de Médecine Légale suivi de plusieurs mémoires sur deux questions importantes de médecine légale: La Suspension et L'Empoisonnement par l'Acide Arsenieux. 5 Ouvrages (Tomes 1/ 2/ 3/ 4 + 1 Atlas)

      Béchet Jeune, Paris, 1836. in8 Broché Etat Correct / Ancien -Usures d'usage -4 Tomes: Couvertures défraichies (petites usures, pliures, micro-déchirures, rousseurs) voir photos -Intérieurs: Bien, propres, légèrement gondolés, rares rousseurs. 4 planches illustrées dont 3 en couleurs + 1 tableau dépliable. Atlas en Bon Etat: Couvertures et Dos idem aux tomes avec déchirures sur le dos + importantes, corné, 24 planches illustrées dont certaines en couleurs. Ouvrages propres, complets, OK Lecture. Voir photos. Rare.

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        Ong-Pa-Ton-Ga, Chief of the Omahas from History of the Indian Tribes of North America. (First edition)

      Philadelphia: E.C. Biddle. 1836 - Original coloured lithograph printed by Lehman & Duval. 19 x 12.75 inch sheet size. Time staining. Lower center: Inscription:lower center: ONG PA TON GA / CHIEF OF THE OMAHAS / Philadelphia Published by EyC. Biddle/ / Entered according to act of Congress in the Year 1836 by E. C. Biddle, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Penn.a

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        Untersuchungen über Bevölkerung, Arbeitslohn und Pauperism in ihrem gegenseitigen Zusammenhange.

      Leipzig, Georg Joachim Göschen, 1836. - VII,(1),501,(3) S., schöner dunkelblauer Pappband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem, grünem Rückenschild und Rückengoldprägung, dreiseitiger Rotschnitt (das Rückenschild mit einer kl. Fehlstelle), 22,5 x 12,7 cm. Erste Ausgabe. "Eine sehr ausführliche und im Ganzen sehr beachtenswerthe Kritik (Malthus') liefert Schmidt. Er beginnt mit einer literargeschichtlichen Erörterung der Bevölkerungsfrage, deren Ergebniss . dahin geht, dass Malthus zwar in der Sache Recht habe, dagegen aber in der formalen Aufstellung des geometrischen und des arithmetischen Verhältnisses widerlegt worden sei." (Mohl, Die Geschichte und Literatur der Staatswissenschaften III, S. 512). "Zu den vorurtheilsfreiesten Gelehrten, welche Malthus schon damals würdigen, aber doch auch wenigstens oberflächlich kritisieren, gehört Fr. Schmidt" (Roscher, Geschichte der National-Oekonomik, S. 911). Selten. - Innendeckel mit dem Etikett der 'Bibliothek der Königl. akadem. Administration' in Greifswald', Titelblatt alt hinterlegt, wenige Bl. mit papierbedingten Randläsuren, sonst ausgesprochen schönes und frisches Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Elvira Tasbach]
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        Geology and Mineralogy Considered with Reference to Natural Theology. 2 Bände.

      London Pickering 1836 - (22 x 13 cm). XVI, 599 S./ VII, 128 S. Mit 87 teils gefalteten gestochenen Tafeln, davon eine mehrfach gefaltet und koloriert. Etwas spätere Halblederbände. (The Bridgewater Treatises). Erste Ausgabe seines letzten bedeutenden wissenschaftlichen Werkes. - Für Buckland (1784-1856), einem der führenden britischen Geologen und Paläontologen, war das Ziel der Geologie: "die Zeugnisse der Naturreligion zu bestätigen; und aufzuzeigen, dass die durch sie entwickelten Fakten mit den Berichten über die Schöpfung und die Sintflut in den Mosaischen Schriften übereinstimmen". - Titel mit Besitzvermerken von alter Hand. Papierbedingt gering gebräunt. Stellenweise etwas stockfleckig. Einbände etwas berieben, sonst gut erhalten. - DSB 2, 566 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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        Narina Trogon

      John and Elizabeth Gould Narina Trogon Original lithograph with later hand colour for 'A Monograph of the Trogonidae or family of Trogons' 1st edition 1836-8 530 x 360 mm approx £695

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        The Declaration of Independence Broadside.

      A broadside miniature printed on card stock with a coated surface, mounted, framed and glazed. A little wear to one corner, otherwise in very good condition. The first miniature printing of the Declaration of Independence, illustrated with the state seals and a portrait of Washington. The text is printed in italics with some phrases capitalized or in bold for emphasis; signatures in facsimile; surrounded by vignettes of state seals and a portrait of Washington, connected with a vine border printed in blue and pink. An attractively printed copy of the Declaration of Independence produced to mark the 60th anniversary of the signing of the document. Bidwell, American History in Image and Text 15.

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        The Pictorial Bible; being the Old and New Testaments according to the Authorized Version; illustrated with many hundred woodcuts... to which are added Original Notes... [and] The Pictorial Edition of the Book of Common Prayer...

      4 vols. London: Charles Knight, 1836-1838. 4 vols., 4to, vi, 680; viii, 829; vi, 336, 542; xl, 711, (1)pp. Engraved and printed title pages, lavishly ilustrated throughout. Full hartdgrain morocco of the period, covers richly panelled in gilt and blind to “cathedral” style designs, backstrips lettered in gilt, all edges gilt, backstrips just slight toned, but a magnificent set in superb matching bindings by Westleys and Clark with the binder’s ticket in each volume. Inscribed as a gift in each volume to “Lady Eveline Alicia Juliana Herbert” by J.R. Gower dated 1855. Armorial bookplate of the Earl of Portsmouth in each volume. A sumptuous set of the first of several Knight illustrated Bibles, beautifully produced and illustrated and (in this case) in gorgeous matching signed bindings. Isaac Wallop, 5th Earl of Portsmouth, and his wife Lady Eveline Alicia Juliana Herbert, daughter of Henry Herbert, 3rd Earl of Carnarvon. Gower may be the Capt. J.R. Gower whose portrait is in the National Portrait Gallery and related to the Leveson-Gower clan.

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        Der Holsteinische Tourist oder Wegweiser für Fußreisende in der Umgebung von Hamburg. Von Peregrinus pedestris (d.i. J.E. Marston). (Zweite) Ausgabe von 1836 mit achtundzwanzig neuen Zeichnungen auf Stein. Hamburg, Herold, 1836. VIII, 357 S., 1 Bl. Mit 28 lithogr. Taf. von Cranz. Marmor. Pp. d. Zt. m. goldgepr. RSch. (etw. berieben).

       1836 Holzmann/Bohatta, S. 210; Kat. d. SH Landesbibliothek, S. 1025 u. 1229.- Mit Ansichten v. Schierensee, Westensee, Ratzeburg, Mölln, Ukleisee, Ascheberg, Stocksee, Segeberg, Reinbek, Eppendorf u.a.- Die Tafeln zeigen die gleichen Motive wie in der ersten Ausgabe von 1833, hier sind sie aber klarer und künstlerisch versierter ausgeführt.- Dabei 1 kleine Stahlstichkarte von Holstein. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Letter from Sydney, many references to early life in colonial Glebe..

      1836. Small loss from the seal being removed and several repairs with tape.. Single sheet of laid paper, 318 x 340 mm., folded to letter size, written in cross hatch, old folds with postal stamps for Sydney, Liverpool and London. Long manuscript letter from Mrs Harriet Betts to her sister in London, containing good detail of colonial social activities and local events in Glebe. The letter was written over the course of two months, with the commencement date of December 10 1835 and concluded on the 8 February the following year. Harriet Betts (1780-1852), was married to John Betts of Glebe, her letter was written from Minusnarra Cottage and there is much detail of social activities in the colony. Finer points of the letter include a description of a picnic party to the North shore attended by her daughter Harriot (which involved a horse-back ride), a boat trip to the Medway currently in the harbour, where the captain served them 'a handsome cold collation with champagn' after which they went round to the Heads and landed, experiencing splendid views, collecting shells and ascending rocks before an excellent dinner with more Champaign. The neighbours of the Betts, Mr & Mrs Graham of Hereford House are duly mentioned in regards to the picnic. They also visited Mrs 'B' and 'saw her splendid mansion over it is the handsomest in the Colony & will when entirely finished cost 8 to 10 thousand...' Visitors to Mrs Betts included a Mrs Dowling 'a pretty engaging young woman married to Judge Dowlings nephew, they have a handsome cottage at Woolloomoolloo & one little boy' also 'an Aunt of Mrs Baker's who was wrecked in the Enchantress & lost all her clothes & Piano'.Minusnarra cottage appears to be a temporary residence, as Harriet lists in her letter a selection of household items she would like shipped, she express's the hope that the 'cottage we mean to begin building after this rainy season' is ready when the goods arrive. Harriet Betts is recorded as dying in Kew Cottage, on Glebe Point Road, Kew Cottage was built circa 1835 and demolished by fire in 1907.As the dates and postmarks indicate, this letter was carried aboard the convict transport Norfolk on her return journey, departing on 11 February 1836.

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        Vocalismus oder sprachvergleichende Kritiken über J. Grimm\'s deutsche Grammatik und Graff\'s althochdeutschen Sprachschatz mit Begründung einer neuen Theorie des Ablauts.

      Berlin, Nicolai, 1836. 8°. X, 253 (1) S., HLdr. d. Zt. m. etw. Rückenverg., goldgepr. Rückentitel u. dreiseitigem Farbschnitt. Erstausgabe. - „[...] Bopps Bedeutung liegt darin, daß er mehr als ein Grammatiker war. Er betrachtete vergleichende Sprachforschung als wesentlichen Bestandteil der historischen Erkenntnis“ (Carter/Muir, Bücher die die Welt verändern, S. 506f.). - Einband min. berieben. Schwach gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. - Sehr selten; kein Exemplar im Jahrbuch der Auktionspreise. - Kosch, Erg.-Bd. II, 271; vgl. ADB III, 140 u. NDB II, 453; nicht bei Borst; Brunet u. Graesse. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Bopp, Vocalismus oder sprachvergleichende Kritiken über J. Grimm\'s deutsche Grammatik und Graff\'s althochdeutschen Sprachschatz mit Begründung einer neuen Theorie des Ablauts

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        Monographia generum Aloes et Mesembryanthemi.

      - Düsseldorf, Arnz; Bonn, Cohen, 1836-1863. 4to (325 x 245mm). With 146 (of 352) partly hand-coloured lithographed plates and descriptive text. Later half cloth, spine with red and green gilt lettered label. Only a part of this foundation work on succulents, describing many South African species. Prince Joseph Maria von Salm-Reifferscheid-Dyck (1773-1861) was born at Castle Dyck near Düsseldorf. He was closely associated with the French botanists and botanical artists of the Napoleonic period. "His friendship for Redouté, the painter, who illustrated de Candolle's 'Plantarum Succulentarum Historia' led Salm-Dyck to devote himself thence-forward to the study of succulent plants. He took lessons from his friend .' (Curtis Botanical Magazine Dedications p. 67). Soon his collection of living succulent plants at Schloss Dyck became famous throughout Europe and was unrivalled at his time. The excellent plates are hand-coloured lithographs of drawings by the author.Kerkham, Southern African Botanical Literature, no. 577; Junk Rara pp. 107-109; Nissen BBI, 1720; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 10.129. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        BAYREUTH. "Kreisstadt Baireuth. Ober-Mainkreis". Gesamtansicht durch einen großen Torbogen über die Felder auf die Stadt, vorne ein Bürgerpaar neben einer Frau, die Obst und Gemüse verkauft, rechts drei Frauen im Gespräch, alle in Tracht.

      - Altkol. Kupferstich von Wagner nach Kreul, um 1836, 36 x 27 cm. Lentner 11332. - Aus Lommel-Bauer "Die acht Kreise Bayerns". - Mit schmalem Rand um die Plattenkante, schönes Altkolorit.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Sketches by "Boz," illustrative of every-day life, and every day people.

      London: John Macrone,, 1836 & 1837. In two volumes. Illustrations by George Cruikshank. [Â… The second series. Complete in one volume.] Together 2 works in 3 volumes. First series: original dark green regular-patterned straight-grain morocco cloth, spines blocked and lettered in gilt. Second series: original rose-pink morocco cloth, sides blocked in blind with a central wreath, spine blocked in blind with a circular pattern, lettered and decorated in gilt over a panel of cloth stained black, yellow endpapers. Housed in a burgundy flat back cloth solander box made by the Chelsea Bindery. First series: frontispieces and 16 engraved plates. Second series: etched frontispiece, extra engraved title, and 8 engraved plates. Early ownership inscriptions of W. H. Lowndes to blank rectos of frontispiece in each vol. of the first series; "Osmond" inscription to front free endpaper of second series; lightly pencilled ownership inscriptions of Walter E. Smith. Very slight wear to extremities, light oxidisation to plates as often, still an excellent set in near-fine original condition. First editions of Dickens's first books, both the first and second series, from the collection of the Dickens bibliographer Walter E. Smith. Eckel's contention that there were two issues of the second series, distinguished by the presence or lack of the list of illustrations (present here) has lost force over the years. Sadleir was puzzled by it, and Smith, having scrutinized 18 copies, finds that no consistent states of binding or printing can be associated with early or late copies. Smith notes that Macrone was anxious to print it in time for Christmas and hurried it through the presses, leaving many mistakes uncorrected.

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        Werke. 6 Bände.

      - Leipzig, Weidmann, 1836-1839. Zus. über 2200 S., 2 gestochene Bildnisse Chamissos (nach Reinick u. Weiss), 1 handkoloriertes Kupfer (Bildnis von Chamissos Freund Kadu), 2 gestochene Kärtchen der Carolinen-Inseln, 4 Radierungen von A. Schrödter zum "Peter Schlemihl" sowie 1 gefaltete Tabelle. Pappbände d. Zeit mit ausgeschnittenen u. aufgezogenen Originalumschlägen; gebräunt u. etwas berieben. Erste Gesamtausgabe der Werke Chamissos mit zahlreichen Erstdrucken, erstmals auch mit den wundervollen, völlig eigenständigen Radierungen des Düsseldorfer Graphikers und Malers Adolf Schrödter zu "Peter Schlemihl's wundersamer Geschichte". Sie sind nur in dieser ersten Werkausgabe erschienen. - Die Ausgabe umfaßt: 1-2: Reise um die Welt mit der Romanzoffischen Entdeckungs-Expedition in den Jahren 1815-18. - 3-4: Gedichte. Dramatisches (Der Tod Napoleons. Faust), Übersetzungen und "Peter Schlemihl". - 5-6: Nach Chamissos Tode herausgegeben von Julius Eduard Hitzig, umfassen die Bände Chamissos "Leben und Briefe" sowie die seit 1836 veröffentlichten Gedichte und Prosaaufsätze. - Goed. VI,153,50; Rümann 2310. - Teilw. etwas gebräunt oder braunfleckig. Alle Titel verso mit Stempel der Fürstenberg-Bibliothek Donaueschingen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Werke. Erster bis vierter Band. Mit 2 Fronispizen (davon 1 handkoloriert), 4 Tafeln zum "Schlemihl", gestochen von Adolf Schrödter, 2 Karten der Carolina-Inseln und 1 Falttabelle. Sowie: Leben und Briefe von Adelbert von Chamisso. Herausgegeben von Julius Eduard Hitzig. Mit einem Frontispiz. Erster und zweiter Band (= Werke, Bände 5 und 6). Zusammen 6 Bände.

      Weidmann 1836-1839., Leipzig - 4 Blatt, 436; VIII, 396; VIII, 374; IV, 326; VIII, 391; 298, VI S., 1 Blatt Druckfehler. Dekorative rote Leinenbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, blindgeprägten Deckeln und dreiseitig marmoriertem Schnitt. Erste Gesamtausgabe und zugleich Ausgabe letzter Hand, die einige Erstdrucke enthält (z. B. Adelberts Fabel sowie das Tagebuch seiner Reise um die Welt) und zugleich die einzige Edition, die neben den vom Autor selbst veröffentlichten Werken auch eine größere Briefauswahl enthält. In seinem berühmtesten Werk, "Peter Schlemihls wundersamer Geschichte", verknüpft Chamisso meisterhaft Märchen- und Sagendenmotive mit einer modern gezeichneten Teufelsfigur und einer kritischen Sicht auf soziale Konventionen. Mit dem Motiv des verlorenen Schattens erschrieb er sich zudem einen Platz in der Weltliteratur. Unser Exemplar mit den meist fehlenden Bänden 5 und 6, die Chamissos "Leben und Briefe" von J. E. Hitzig enthalten. Die Vorderdeckel jeweils mit kleinem handschriftlchem, privatem Signaturschildchen des 19. Jahrhunderts aus Papier und die Einbände leicht angestaubt. Einige Lagen wie meist braunfleckig, insgesamt handelt es sich jedoch um ein ordentliches, wohlerhaltenes Exempar. Erste Ausgabe. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pirate and The Three Cutters, The

      1836. first edition. It's just six of one and half-a-dozen of the otherÂ…"MARRYAT, Captain Frederick. The Pirate and The Three Cutters. Illustrated With Twenty Splendid Engravings From Drawings by Clarkson Stanfield, Esq. R.A. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, 1836. First edition. Octavo (9 5/16 x 6 inches; 236 x 151 mm.). viii, 315, [1, blank] pp. Additional steel-engraved title page, twenty steel-engraved plates with tissue guards, including frontispiece. Engraved title-page and frontispiece foxed, otherwise text and plates very clean.Publisher's maroon bead-grain cloth, front and back cover decoratively stamped in blind, front cover with a central sailing ship stamped in gilt. Spine decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt, yellow coated end-papers. Small rectangular binders ticket of Remnant & Edmonds on rear paste-down. Spine and edges of covers faded. Still a spectacular copy in the original decorative cloth. Two nautical novels in one. The Pirate And The Three Cutters was the ninth of Captain Marryat's books. It is comprised of two stories. The Three Cutters is quite interesting, from a social point of view, providing an intimate glimpse of life aboard a yachtsman's cruising yacht, entertaining male and female guests, young and old. In attempting to help catch a smuggler, the yachtsman himself is captured. The Pirate is the longer of the two stories, and tells of two brothers who are separated during infancy. One grows up to be a pirate and the other becomes a naval officer. An engaging and often amusing read.Captain Frederick Marryat (1792-1848) was an English Royal Navy officer, novelist, and a contemporary and acquaintance of Charles Dickens, noted today as an early pioneer of the sea story. He employed a lucid and direct narrative style, incorporating humor and incidents drawn from his varied experience at sea. "Marryat's greatness is undeniable" (Joseph Conrad). "Marryat has the power to set us in the midst of ships and men and sea and sky all vivid, credible, authentic" (Virginia Woolf).Clarkson Frederick Stanfield (1793-1867) was a prominent English marine painter who later served as the curator of the Naval Gallery at Greenwich Hospital. Sadleir 1594. Wolff 4533.

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        Preis-Verzeichniss der mathematischen, optischen und physikalischen Instrumente, welche in dem Institute des Kurfürstlich Hessischen Hof-Mechanikus Münzmeister F. W. Breithaupt & Sohn in Cassel verfertigt werden.

      (Kassel Ca ) 1836 - (28 x 21,5 cm). (2) 21 S. Rückenbroschur in moderner Leinwand-Kassette. Sehr früher, umfangreicher und seltener Verkaufskatalog für wissenschaftliche Instrumente. Unter Nummer 71 enthält er beispielsweise das von Gauß konstruierte Magnetometer und unter Nr. 16 seinen Heliotrop. - Breithaupt (1780-1855) wird 1814 zum kurfürstlich hessischen Hofmechanikus und Münzmeister ernannt. Für die Konstruktion einer Kreisteilmaschine erhält er 1824 die goldene Medaille des Kurfürsten von Hessen. "Die sinnreichen Constructionen der von ihm gelieferten Instrumente, verbunden mit solidem und gefälligem Bau derselben, verbreiteten seinen Ruf, führten ihm zahlreiche Aufträge zu und erhoben seine Werkstätte zu einer der geachtetsten ihres Faches und ihrer Zeit, welchen Rang sie unter seinem Sohne und Nachfolger fortwährend behauptet" (ADB III, 291). - Georg August Breithaupt (1806-1888) tritt 1831 als Teilhaber in die Firma ein und arbeitet ab etwa 1834 eng mit Gauß zusammen. Er konstruiert zahlreiche Neuerungen, darunter verschiedene Nivellierinstrumente, eine Kippregel mit Messtisch für den Generalstab und zwei Grubentheodolite. 1850 baut er eine Längenteilmaschine, die ihm die serienmäßige Herstellung des Normalmeters für den Norddeutschen Bund ermöglicht. - Leicht stockfleckig, sonst ungewöhlich gut erhalten, besonders für einen derartigen Gebrauchsartikel [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Descrizione storica e artistica di Pisa e de' suoi contorni. Con XXII tavole in rame per cura dell'incisore Ranieri Grassi, pisano.

      - In Pisa presso Ranieri Prosperi, 1836-38, voll. 3, in-8, ottima leg. della prima metà del Novecento in mezza pelle con titoli in oro sui dorsi e copertine anteriori e posteriori della brossura edit. applicate sui piatti, pp. XI, 248, [2] - VIII, 256 - VI, 304. Con 22 tavv. f.t. incise in rame compresa una pianta della città più volte ripiegata. Guida tra le più complete e dettagliate della città toscana e dei suoi contorni. Qualche fioritura (come quasi sempre), ma bell'esemplare. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Une année en Suède ou tableaux des costumes, moeurs et usages des paysans de la Suède, suivis des sites et monumens (sic !) historiques les plus remarquables. Publié par (...), premier graveur du roi, membre de plusieurs acadeémies. Texte explicatif.

      Stockholm. 1836. 4to. Originalt dekorert kartonasjebind og original dekorert mappe med plansjer. (4), 116, (4) s. Med 48 kolorerte plansjer i mappe.. Et meget pent sett

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        The Natural History of Parrots. The Naturalist's Library. Ornithology. Vol VI

      EDINBURGH: W H LIZARS, 1836 A very good copy of the first edition with 30 hand coloured plates engraved from drawings by Edward Lear. In original publisher's cobbled brown (originally purple) cloth binding with gilt titles to spine. With the original green endpapers. With volume listing; black and white frontispiece portrait of Thomas Bewick; hand coloured vignette title page with 2 parrots; 2 further title pages; an advertisement extolling the virtues of Edward Lear's pictures; contents listing; Memoir of Thomas Bewick (by the Reverend Turner); text with 30 hand coloured plates; and publisher's catalogues bound at the rear. One of these is a prospectus for the Naturalist's Library and advertises the next 2 volumes to be published: Birds of West Africa. The binding is bright and clean. There is a little loss to the top of the spine and a small 1.5cm split in the cloth at the top of the spine joint with the back board. There is a small pull to the bottom of the spine and some bumping to the bottom corners. There is a very small dent in the side edge to the back board. The spine is slightly faded. Internally there is a small slip pasted to the front endpaper (giving a sales listing for the volume) and a small printed name. Some of the text pages are unopened, as is the half title/volume listing page - which someone has partly opened - with a very small tear at the top of the volume listing. The text is very clean as are the plates, which are well coloured.

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        Aufenthalt und Reisen in Mexico in den Jahren 1825 bis 1834

      

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        The Library of fictionor the Family Story Teller

      

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        JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONVENTION MET TO FORM A CONSTITUTION AND SYSTEM OF STATE GOVERNMENT FOR THE PEOPLE OF ARKANSAS...

      Little Rock: Albert Pike, 1836. 52pp. Antique style half calf and marbled boards, leather label. Top portion of titlepage and first leaf repaired with later paper. Some light foxing. Very good. The proceedings of the first Arkansas constitutional convention, which met during the month of January, 1836. There was some controversy about admitting another pro- slavery state, due to tensions between North and South over the Missouri Compromise, but, in the end, President Andrew Jackson admitted Arkansas as the twenty-fifth state in June of that year. The constitution passed by this convention held until Arkansas seceded in 1861, at which time it was replaced by a similar pro-Confederate version. A true revision did not take place until after the Civil War ended. ALLEN, ARKANSAS IMPRINTS, 40.

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        MÜNCHEN. "Isar-Kreis. Haupt-u-Kreisstadt München". Vier große bayerische Trachtenfiguren von einem Torbogen, im Hintergrund Blick auf München.

      - Altkol. Kupferstich von Schubert, 1836, 36 x 26,5 cm. Aus Lommel-Bauer, "Die acht Kreise Bayerns". - Gleichmäßig gering gebräunt, schönes Altkolorit.

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        NOUVEAU guide du voyageur en Italie. IV édition.

      - Milan, chez Ferdinand Artaria, 1836, in-8, in-8, classica legatura originale "a busta", in piena tela, titolo e fregio in oro al dorso, tagli spruzzati, pp. [2], XXXII, 514, [6]. Con una carta generale d'Italia ripiegata all'antiporta (con i confini colorati a mano), frontespizio inciso con piccola veduta, una tav. di segni convenzionali inc. in rame f.t., 10 carte geografiche incise in rame f.t. (9 ripiegate, fra le quali una grande carta dei passi alpini del Piemonte) e 12 piantine di città f.t., sempre in calcografia. Uno strappetto, senza perdite, ad una carta geogr. ma ottimo esemplare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fauna Japonica: TEMMINCK, C.J. Coup-d'oeil sur la Faune des Iles de la Sonde et de l'Empire du Japon. Discours préliminaire destiné à servir d'Introduction à la Faune du Japon.

      - Leiden, J.C. Lalau, 1836. Folio (395 x 295mm). pp. 30. Disbound, in loose sheets. 'Although not actually forming part of the series 'Fauna Japonica', the following paper published in 1836 by Temminck, was intended as a kind of introduction to the Fauna Japonica. It is of the same format, and is often found bound with one of the volumes of the Fauna Japonica. . Mees (1957, Zool. Meded. Leiden, vol. 35, pp. 205-227) devoted a study to the significance of this publication for zoological nomenclature, as in it several names are validly used, that generally are quoted from a later source'. (Holthuis & Sakai. Ph. Von Siebold and the Fauna Japonica. A study of early Japanese Zoology p. 78).

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        Plans Elevations Sections and Views of the Church of Batalha, in the Province of Estremaduras in Portugal, with the History and Description by Fr. Luis de Sousa; with Remarks, to which is prefixed an Introductory Discourse on the Principles of Gothic Architecture, by James Murphy.

      London, Printed for I. & J. Taylor, (1795) New edition, Library of Fine Arts 1836. London, Printed for I. & J. Taylor, (1795) New edition, Library of Fine Arts : , 1836. London, Printed for I. & J. Taylor, (1795) New edition, Library of Fine Arts 1836ii, 61pp text, (1 p.), 27 engraved plates, including the title and dedication leaf. Folio. Rebound sympathetically conserving the original title label on upper board. New end papers. The architectural publishing firm, Isaac and Josiah Taylor, later Taylor's Architectural Library, was closed in April 1834 upon the death of Josiah Taylor. The stock of the firm was sold at two auctions, held in October 1834 and January 1835. At one of these the copperplates for the present work were purchased by John Williams of the "Library of Fine Arts", who created this edition of the work. He had the text reset by T.H. Drury and arranged to have the plates restruck. The dedication plate and list of the original subscribers to the 1795 edition were redundant, and thus omitted to be replaced by a letterpress dedication to John Soane. Church and Monastery of Santa Maria da Victoria, also known as Batalha was built to commemorate the victory of the Portuguese over the Castilians at the battle of Aljubarrota in 1385. It is a World Heritage Site. A highly original, national Gothic style evolved, profoundly influenced by Manueline art. The plates in this book record the details of the building. In 1835, William Beckford published his last work, the travelogue Recollections of an Excursion to the Monasteries of Alcobaça and Batalha and this book, which perhaps capatilzed on the publication of Beckford's work, followed in the next year. Murphy, of Irish descent and a talented draftsman, was commissioned by William Burton Conyngham to make drawings of the church and monastery of Batalha and the result was the original 1795 edition of the book. William Beckford, that great devotee of the gothic, called Murphy "a dull draftsman" which seems rather cruel [ Gentleman's Magazine 1836 vol 161 p 280]

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