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        Memorie storiche sulla città Sabazia ora Lago Sabatino, sulla origine di Trevignano anteriore assai a quella di Bracciano e Anguillara, sulla potenza della famiglia Orsini e saggio storico sull'antichissima città di Sutri. UNITO A: Bartolomeo Pacca - Notizie istoriche intorno alla vita ed agli scritti di Monsignor Francesco Pacca Arcivesovo di Benevento . Aggiuntevi in questa terza edizione una prefazione del Sig. Ab. Carlo GAzola . Orvieto, presso Sperandio Pompei, 1839

      Tipografia Calasanziana, Firenze 1836 - Naturali bruniture (4) + III + 187 con ill.n.t. e una tav.f.t. XVIII + (2) + 117 p. 2 opere in 1 tomo in-8

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Giulio Cesare]
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        A philosophical dictionary; from the French of m. de Voltaire. With additional notes, both critical and argumentative by Abner Kneeland. American stereotype edition

      Printed and Published by J. Q. Adams, Boston 1836 - Two volumes bound in one: frontis portrait tissue-guarded, lii, 408, 2 [light cardstock "Family Record" leaves], frontis (of family) with tissue, lii [repeated material], 416p., first edition recased in late 19thC red morocco gilt: a custom-bound production with pleasing spine titling, raised bands ruled and tooled gold, all edges fully gilded, sewn headbands, green endsheets overprinted gilt. Extremities are slightly abraded, a 3-inch split upper front joint, boards yawn somewhat. Within, textblock is quite sound; find original blanks faintly toned with flecks of soil, v.I foxing to portrait, occasional foxing in text, v.II frontis heavily foxed, some splashy foxing in text. A very good copy, pace the split, which in no way affects handling. Kneeland, an intimate with Robert Dale Owen and Frances Wright was a frequent contributor to their Free Enquirer. In 1831 he moved to Boston and established The Boston Investigator, one of the longest lived (1831-1904) freethought publications in the United States (See Brown & Stein p. 33); he was tried four times and eventually convicted for his writings in the Dec. 20, 1833 issue [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      1836 - BROWNE, Thomas. Works. Including His Life and Correspondence. Edited by Simon Wilkin. London: William Pickering, 1835-36. Four volumes. Octavo, contemporary full red morocco, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spines and dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. $1600.Later edition, with engraved frontispiece portrait and plates, folding genealogical charts and a facsimile of Browne’s last will and testament, beautifully bound by Chambolle-Duru.The Works include the Religio Medici, Pseudodoxia Epidemica, Garden of Cyrus, memoirs, correspondence, unpublished papers and more. “By turns credulous and sceptical, Sir Thomas Browne is one of the most unusual of the great writers of the 17th century… What he demands is the liberty to be guided by his own reason” (PMM 131). “His qualities served to foster a general interest in science and, above all, to illuminate thought by truth concerning the material world” (DSB 2, 523). Slight rubbing to outer hinges. A beautifully bound set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      [Most likely Philadelphia, but possibly London, 1836. Six small closed tears along left edge, all of them one- half inch or less, far from the image and below the mat line. A fresh, clear, dark impression. Near fine. Matted. An impressive and handsome lithographic print, forcefully illustrating the differences between the strong, wealthy, and secure United States and the corrupt, bankrupt, and fearful French monarchy in the 1830s. The image shows President Andrew Jackson and a group of six Americans standing on the left, facing King Louis Philippe, and six Frenchmen standing on the right, the two parties separated by a narrow strip of water symbolizing the Atlantic Ocean. Jackson holds in his hand the treaty of July 4, 1831, made between the United States and France to settle the issue of outstanding debts (in the amount of some twenty-five million francs) caused by French depredations during the Napoleonic Wars. The French were to pay over a number of years, but soon pled poverty and balked on their payments. This is symbolized in the illustration by an overturned treasure chest on the French side, with no money in it, but with unpaid bills spilling out, including those for the army and the civil list. Louis Philippe holds in his hand a slip of paper reading: "fortunate speculation 25 millions." By contrast, the chest on the American side is filled with bags of money, showing the great government surpluses available at the time. The American treasure chest has an image of the U.S. Capitol on its lid and is surrounded by books, including a biography of Washington and another listing great American military victories. The Americans are shown as confident and prosperous, and include a young sailor waving his cap, and a plainly dressed citizen holding a rifle and bayonet. The Frenchmen, by contrast, look fearful and apprehensive, and one of them is a sailor being impressed into service. Three French ships are seen in the background, facing off against three American ships, including the Constitution ("Old Ironsides") and the New Orleans. This evokes the determination of Jackson to settle the issue by force if necessary, and the fact that naval conflict over the French non-payment was a very real possibility. The caption notes that in "monarchical governments" resources must be "wrung from the people's hands," whereas in a republic citizens willingly sacrifice their blood and fortune for their country. The lack of an imprint has led some to put forth London as the place of production for this print. A delightful lithograph, evocatively demonstrating growing American power and prosperity during the "Era of Good Feelings," especially in contrast with a decrepit, monarchical Europe.

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        Leuchturm von Port Jackson / Sydney Harbour ('Ansicht Vom Leuchtturm Des Seehafens Jackson. - Neu-Süd-Wallis').

      - Lithographie v. J. Brodtmann n. J. Werner & de Sainson aus Entdeckungsreise der franz. Corvette Astrolabe, um 1836, 18,5 x 26 (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Corso di Porta S. Luca in Cremona.

      Cremona, 1836 - Incisione all'acquatinta di mm 277x385 (parte incisa) su foglio 310x390, rifilata alla battuta del rame. Bella veduta del corso con la chiesa riccamente animato da scene di vita quotidiana. Stampata presso Luigi De Michelis. Ottime condizioni eccettuata la rifilatura.

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      Philadelphia: Published by J.O. Lewis, 1836. Folio. Contemporary calf "bound by R. Allen. Late S. Bennett...Mercury Office, Nottingham" (see binder's label on front pastedown), covers paneled in gilt, titled in gilt on upper cover "Aboriginal / Port-Folio"; expertly rebacked to style, spine gilt, red morocco label, marbled endpapers. Very good. One of the rarest 19th-century American color plate books and the first major American color plate book on American Indians. Scarcer than McKenney and Hall's HISTORY OF THE INDIAN TRIBES, Prince Maximilian's REISE IN DAS INNERE VON NORD-AMERICA, or CATLIN'S NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN PORTFOLIO, Lewis' work records the dress of the Potawatomi, Winnebago, Shawnee, Sioux, Miami, Fox, Iowa, and other tribes at treaties of Prairie du Chien, Fort Wayne, Fond du Lac, and Green Bay. THE ABORIGINAL PORT FOLIO was published in Philadelphia by lithographers George Lehman and Peter S. Duval. It was issued in ten parts, with each part containing eight plates. Given the size of the undertaking, the first nine parts were issued remarkably quickly, appearing monthly between May 1835 and January 1836. The reason for this haste was probably that Lewis was aware that the imminent appearance of the first part of McKenney and Hall's HISTORY OF THE INDIAN TRIBES OF NORTH AMERICA would adversely affect his subscriber numbers. The evidence of the surviving copies suggests that his fears were well-founded, as there are a number of sets made up from eight parts (with sixty-four plates), but very few with nine parts (seventy-two plates); and ten-part sets with the full complement of a frontispiece/title-leaf and eighty plates are virtually never found: only the Siebert copy is listed as having sold at auction in the past twenty-five years, and there are only about a half dozen or so other recorded sets (the Siebert set and one other are the only two examples to include the titlepage). The binding of the present set can be dated to between 1836 and 1847: in 1836 Samuel Bennett died and Richard Allen took over as proprietor of the Nottingham Mercury. In 1847 the proprietorship passed to Thomas Bailey. James O. Lewis was born in Philadelphia in 1799, moved west as a teenager, and had become an engraver and painter by the time he was living in St. Louis in 1820. In 1823 he moved to Detroit, and painted the first of his Indian portraits at the request of Gov. Lewis Cass of Michigan. He accompanied Cass on four Indian treaty expeditions in the Great Lakes region in 1825-27 and painted Indians during the course of each. Virtually all of the originals of the images published here were executed by Lewis in this period. Subsequently, many of the Lewis portraits were copied by Charles Bird King, and some appeared in the King versions in the McKenney and Hall portfolio. All of the Lewis originals were destroyed in the Smithsonian fire of 1865.

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      Philadelphia: J. Dobson, 1836. 19th-century three-quarter morocco and cloth, spine gilt. Binding slightly edgeworn and darkened. Small ownership stamp on titlepage and an occasional very light fox mark, else internally very clean. Very good. A mostly complete copy of this extremely rare and attractive color plate book on fresh water bivalves. Timothy Abbott Conrad was an early and important American naturalist whose reputation is now mostly lost to history. His work is an important complement to Thomas Say's AMERICAN CONCHOLOGY, and Conrad assisted Say's widow in completing the final part of that work, which was unfinished at the time of Thomas Say's death. The very lovely plates in this work, done after Conrad's own drawings, were lithographed by P.S. Duval, one of the leading illustrators of Philadelphia, and are quite handsomely drawn and shaded. Most every plate contains several colored illustrations of shells. Conrad's text gives the scientific details of the shells, as well as his personal observations and comparisons with Say's findings. This work was originally issued in thirteen parts between 1836 and 1840, but is most often found in single- volume form. Each part contains five plates. The present copy, then, contains twelve of the thirteen parts, lacking only the final five plates and accompanying text. "A book of both scientific and artistic merit" - Bennett. Extremely rare on the market, the first copy we have ever seen offered for sale.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Alpenröslein; oder: Vierundzwanzig malerische Ansichten verschiedener Burgen, Gegenden, Seen ec. im Salzkammergute, dann in den Salzburger=, Berchtesgadener= und Tyroler=Gebirgen ec. Mit erläuterndem deutschen und französischen Texte.

      Mchn., Lindauer, 1836. 20,5 x 26,5 cm. 21 S., 1 Bl. Mit 24 Lithographien von Gustav Kraus. Illustr. OPp. von Franz Seitz (?). Pressler 219-242; Lentner 15049 und 16926. - Die sehr seltene komplette Folge der hübschen Ansichten von Gustav Kraus. - Reizendes Album, das mit den \"Alpenblumen\" von 1837 und dem \"Gebirgsalbum\" von 1840 fortgesetzt wurde. Die Politik des Verlages, mit gebundenen Erinnerungsalben auf den mehr und mehr einsetzenden Fremdenverkehr und Tourismus in das bayerische und österreichische Gebirge abzuzielen, zeigt sich hier erstmals. - Die Ansichten zeigen: Gesamtansicht von Salzburg, St. Petrikirche mit Haydn`s Grabmahl, Aussicht vom Kapuzinerberge bey Salzburg, Der Park von Aign, Gnigl bei Salzburg, Salzburg von Maria Plain aus, Lustschloss Leopoldskron, Schloss Seehaus an der Salzburger Grenze, Aussee im Salzkammergut, Grundel See, Hallstädter See, Gosau See, Berchtesgaden mit dem Watzmann, Königssee mit dem Jagdschlosse St. Bartholomae, Der Ausfluss des Königssee`s, Ramsau, Burggebäude in Golling, Pass Lueg im Tyrol, Hochwerfen im Pongau, Innspruck, Schloß Ambras, Parthie im Zillerthale, Kufstein, Schloß Tyrol. - Der Einband vorne und hinten \"mit einer in Umrissen lithographierten Almszene und einer Gebirgslandschaft im Stile Eugen Neureuthers, vermutlich von Franz Seitz\" (Pressler). - Einband leicht fleckig, der Rücken oben und unten lädiert. Die Tafeln teils stockfleckig. Aus der Sammlung Proebst und mit dessen Sammlerstempel verso auf allen Lithographie, sowie auf dem Einband hinten. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Oberbayern

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        Angler in den Isarauen bei München.

      - Lavierte Feder- und Pinselzeichnung über Bleistift und Kreide, unten links signiert und datiert „Kaiser f. 1836", 15 x 21 cm. Ernst Kaiser, geboren in Rain, zeichnet sich durch seine lockere Aquarelltechnik und atmosphärische Licht- und Luftwirkung aus (vgl. auch die Aquarelle in der Staatlichen Graphischen Sammlung in München). Weniger anerkannt als sein Ateliergenosse Heinrich Bürkel starb Kaiser verbittert und fast vergessen in München. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Chronique d'Abou-Djafar Mohammed Tabari, fils de Djarir, fils D'Yezid; traduite sur la version persane d'Abou-Ali Mohammed Belami, fils de Mohammed, fils d'Abd-Allah, d'après les manuscrits de la Bibliothèque du Roi, par Louis Dubeux. Tome premier (ALL PUBLISHED)

      Printed by the Imprimerie Royale de France for the Oriental Translation Fund of Great Britain and Ireland, Paris 1836 - A SUBSCRIBER'S COPY, PRINTED FOR LADY CHARLOTTE GUEST, OF THE VERY RARE FIRST EDITION of this important Arab chronicle. 5, XL, 280 pp. Lady Charlotte Guest was one of the most erudite women of the 19th century: while she is best remembered as the editor of the first edition of the Mabinogi (Mabinogion), she also edited the first edition of any of Chrétien de Troyes' Old French romances of chivalry (Le chevalier au Lion (Yvain)) and had numerous other interests and accomplishments. Only subscriber's copies, like this one, include a leaf at the beginning, elaborately lithographed and printed in purple, incorporating the name of the subscriber. Beautifully printed (mainly with Roman, but also with some Arabic types) on extremely fine wove paper by the Imprimerie Nationale de France. Contemporary cloth (by W. Runting, with his ticket) with paper spine label. Uncut. Traces of wear to binding. Internally FINE AND BRIGHT, but for a few faint traces of foxing. Rare and important. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cole & Contreras / Sylvan Cole Gallery]
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        Das Leben Jesu kritisch bearbeitet. Erster und zweiter Band.

      Tübingen : Osiandersche Buchhandlung 1835/ 1836 - XVI, 731 S.; XII, 750 S. m. dreiseit. Rotschnitt. - KEIN REPRINT! - Ebde. stärker berieben, Buchecke und -kanten bestoßen, Besitzervermerk auf Vorsatz u. Titelei, Vorsatz, Titelei u. Seiten fleckig, S. vereinzelt m. Eckknick, Buchrücken von Bd. 1 beidseitig angeplatzt. -- David Friedrich Strauß (* 27. Januar 1808 in Ludwigsburg; † 8. Februar 1874 ebenda) war ein deutscher Schriftsteller, Philosoph und Theologe. Er erregte damals durch seine 1835–1836 erschienene Schrift "Das Leben Jesu, kritisch bearbeitet" ein unerhörtes Aufsehen. Strauß wandte dort das auf dem Gebiet der Altertumswissenschaften begründete und bereits zur Erklärung alttestamentlicher und einzelner neutestamentlicher Erzählungen benutzte Prinzip des Mythos auch auf den gesamten Inhalt der evangelischen Geschichte an, welche er als Produkt des unbewusst nach Maßgabe des alttestamentlich jüdischen Messiasbildes dichtenden urchristlichen Gemeingeistes deutete. Für Strauß selbst war seine Deutung erst einmal die konsequente Anwendung der linkshegelianisch verstandenen Philosophie Hegels. So wurde der Gottessohn nicht als einzelner Mensch, sondern als die Idee der Menschheit betrachtet. [zitiert nach Wikipedia]. --- Wir akzeptieren VISA und MASTERCARD. Credit cards accepted. --- Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1500 OHalbleder 2 rotem und grünem Rückenschild. 21x13 cm. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Canada Jay (Elephant folio Plate CVII) Gray Jay, Perisoreus canadensis on Quercus alba, White Oak.

      London: Robert Havell. Very Good. 1836. First. Etching. Engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring on J Whatman hand-made paper watermarked 1836. Unusaully wide, untrimmed margins showing the pulls from the binder's signatures on the left margin and the original gilt to the top edge. "I have found this species of Jay breeding in the State of Maine, where many individuals belonging to it reside the whole year, and where in fact so many as fifteen or twenty may be seen in the course of a day by a diligent person anxious to procure them. In the winter, their numbers are constantly augmented by those which repair to that country from places farther north. They advance to the southward as far as the upper parts of the State of New York.... Now, to my eye, the Canada Jay is as elegant in its movements, whether perched or on wing, as any other of our Jays, although its apparel is certainly very homely. It is joyous and lively at all times, even when, pushed by extreme hunger, it approaches the lonely camp of the traveller, with the hope of obtaining a share, however small, of his perhaps scanty fare. John James Audubon; 35 7/8 x 25 7/8 .

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        Topographisches Lexicon oder General-Verzeichniss aller in den Österreichischen Staaten gelegenen Ortschaften. Zum Allgemeinen Gebrauche. Neue, nach den jüngsten politischen und postalischen Bestimmungen umgearbeitete, und mit den Ortsnamen der Königreiche Ungarn, Kroatien, Slavonien, Dalmatien, Venedig-Lombardie, des Grossfürstenthumes Siebenbürgen, des Herzogthumes Salzburg, und Istriens vermehrte Auflage. Mit einer Übersichtskarte des Kaiserreiches. / Dizionario topografico postale etc. 3 Bde. [= kplt.].

      Wien, Vlg. der K. K. Hof- und Staats-Ärarial-Druckerei 1836-37. - ÖBL VIII, 389. In Lieferungen erschienene Überarbeitung des 1792 erschienenen Ortsverzeichnisses von Franz Landschau (`Ortschaften der kaiser. königlichen deutschen Erbländer zur postämtlichen Briefbestellung?). Titel und Überschriften, aber nicht das komplette Werk zweisprachig (dt. / ital.). Umfasst: Bd.1: A-E / Bd.2: F-M / Bd.3: N-Z. - Mit: ?Übersichts-Karte der Poststrasssen und Eisenbahnen in dem Kaiserthume Oesterreich und in den angrenzenden Staaten etc.? (51 x 41 cm) / ?Die Beförderungs-Anstalten für Reisende, Geld, Waaren, etc. oder: Lauf der Eil- und Fahrposten zwischen Wien und den Provinzen? (49 x 41 cm) und in 4 gef. Blättern ?Erste typographische Karte. General-Postkarte des Kaiserthumes Oesterreich und der nächsten Grenzländer, mit Ergänzungen der übrigen Staaten in Europa?(je Bl. 51 x 42 cm). ? Der aus Ungarn stammende Geograph, Kartograph und Topograph Franz Raffelsperger (1793-1861) gilt als einer der Bahnbrecher des typographischen Landkartendruckes. Nach seinem Studium in Wien und umfangreichen Reisen durch die Länder des österreichischen Kaiserstaates war R. 1824-1840 Beamter der k. k. Post in Wien und bemühte sich um Verbesserungen im Reisepostwesen der Monarchie. Er verfasste zahlreiche literarische und kartographische Arbeiten über die europäischen Länder. Seit 1835 beschäftigte er sich mit dem typographischen Landkartendruck, wobei er zunächst die Druckerei Anton Pichlers Witwe nutzte. 1837 erhielt er ein Privileg auf die Herstellung von Landkarten im Typendruck und 1843 gründete er die ?K. k. außerordentlich ausschließlich privilegierte typogr.-geograph. Kunstanstalt? in der Leopoldstadt. (vgl. dazu ÖBL VIII, 389 u. Wurzbach XXIV, 225 f.). Quer-4°. XXII(2), 506(2) S.; 2 Bll. (Titelei), 605(3) S u. 2 Bll. (Titelei), 680(2) S. Mit 1 gef. Taf. und 2 Karten (dav. 1 in 4 gef. Bll., diese ?geographisch gesetzt v. F. Rumpold? u. bei Pichler?s Witwe in Wien gedr.). Pappbde. der Zeit m. Deckelbezügen aus braunem Kleisterpapier und goldgepr. Titel auf mont., rotem Rüschi. Einbde. an den Kanten etw. berieben u. an den Kapitalen leicht lädiert, Ecken bestoßen, die ersten Bll. von 2 Bänden mit Quetschfalten, sehr vereinz. fingerfl., insges. im Text sehr sauberer u. guter Erh.zustand. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      1836 - London: Baldwin & Cradock, 1836. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, total 400 x 650mm, folded into original covers. A decorative folding map of London with vignettes of the Tower of London from London Bridge and London from Holloway, with lengths of bridges shown and with elevations of principal buildings along the bottom margin. Unusual to find this map sold sparately in a booklet format as this example, it is normally found bound in the SDUK as part of the atlas volume.

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        Symbolik und Mythologie der alten Volken besonders der Griechen, Band 1, 3 & 4. Es umfasst diese Litographien: erster Band: 6 Tafeln, 1 ganzseitige Abbildung, 1 gefalt. Übersichtskarte genannt: Karte der alten Welt im fünften Jahrhundert vor Chr. Nach Herodot u. Rennell) + 7 Tafeln u. 1 kolorierte Tafel (Ficus religiosa & indica); dritter Band: 11 teils gefalt. Tafeln + 1 gefalt. Tabelle (zwischen S. 152 - 153) + 10 Tafeln u. 2 Farbtafeln + 7 Tafeln im Anhang. Vierter Band: 15 Tafeln + 7 Tafeln u. 1 Farbtafel (Blumeabbildung) Zweiter Band fehlt leider. Dritte, verbesserte Ausgabe

      Leipzig - Darmstadt: Carl Wilhelm Leske 1836 1842 1843 HLDr. der Zeit mit Lederecken, XVI+575 Seiten, 850 Seiten, 900 Seiten, 8°, mit reichvergoldeter Ornamentalrückenverzierung, marmorierter Schnitt. Alle Exemplare auf Decken und Rücken wenig berieben und bestoßen. Seiten und Abbildungen stellenweise etwas stockfleckig, sonst sehr guter Zustand.Archäologie, Altertum, Vorzeit, Kulturgeschichte, Mythologie

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        Dragoon Campaigns to the Rocky Mountains.

      New-York: Wiley & Sons, 1836. - 8vo., (7 7/8 x 5 inches). (Repaired tear to final page of appendix; some spotting and browning). Contemporary purple cloth faded to brown, the smooth spine decorated and lettered in gilt (generally faded, extremities worn with some loss, some staining). Provenance: With the manuscript ownership inscription of A. T. Richardson July 17, 1901, and S. ?Bogardus to front free endpaper. Ross Valley Book Company, 9/91. PBA Galleries, December 3, 2005, Lot 28. First edition. The FIRST book in English to mention a poker game in print, featuring a footnote explanation of the term on p. 128: "a favorite game of cards at the south and west." The narrator describes the scene of a poker game between a Major and Captain, as the Major "lost some cool hundreds": "'I'll stake you another ten,' cried the M-----. 'Done,' said Captain -----. 'Twenty more,' said the M-----. 'Fifty more' said the M-----. 'Done,' said the Captain. The M----- hesitated; the coolness of the Captain threw him off his guard; at last he struck his fist upon the table and roared at the top of his voice, 'I'll stake you another hundred.' 'Done,' said the Captain. The M----- dared not risk more, and throwing down his cards exclaimed, 'There's four kings! What have you got?' 'Only four aces!' said the Captain coolly, as he began to scrape the money together. 'D---m----n!' roared the M-----, at the same time splitting the pine table with a blow of his fist." "U.S. Army regiment first organized in 1833 and then in 1836 reorganized and expanded into two dragoon regiments (later the 1st and 2nd Cavalry). In the U.S. system, the dragoons were basically medium cavalry, expected to use horses for mobility and speed but usually to fight dismounted, although they were certainly capable of mounted fighting. With the westward expansion of the United States, it became evident that mounted troops were required to cover the vast stretches of territory and compete with Native American warriors. Thus, despite a traditional fiscal aversion to regular mounted troops, in 1833 the U.S. Regiment of Dragoons was formed at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri, and included many veterans of the battalion of Mounted Rangers authorized by Congress a year earlier. The regiment, commanded by a colonel, originally Henry Dodge, and comprised of a headquarters and 10 companies, totaled 34 officers and 714 enlisted men. "In 1836 Congress authorized a second dragoon regiment, commanded initially by Colonel David Twiggs. The two regiments were now designated the 1st U.S. Dragoons and the 2nd U.S. Dragoons. No sooner was it established than much of the 2nd Dragoons was employed, both mounted and dismounted, in Florida in the Second Seminole War (1835-1842). Following that war, the 2nd Dragoons was reorganized as the Regiment of Riflemen but was remounted as dragoons the following year, rejoining its fellow regiment in the West "Until the Mexican-American War (1846-1848) began, the 1st Dragoon Regiment was employed in scouting Native American warriors along the 1,000 miles of western frontier and from Missouri to the Rocky Mountains. There were numerous expeditions associated with the Cherokee, Iowa, Kansas, Pawnee, Pottawatomi, Osage, Otoe, Sauk, and Sioux nations. Particularly notable were the 1834 Pawnee Expedition and the 1845 expedition to the South Pass of the Rocky Mountains. During these years, however, there was little fighting, and most disturbances were settled with a show of force, notably with the Osages in 1837 and 1838 and the Cherokees in 1839 and 1840. Dragoons were also engaged in exploration and in building roads and bridges" (The Encyclopedia of North American Indian Wars, 1607-1890, p. 244). Wagner-Camp suggests that Hildreth was just the person who brought the manuscript to the publisher, while the real author of the narrative may have been an Englishman named William L. Gordon Miller. Howes 471. Wagner-Camp 59. Graff 1885. Sabin 31769; Streeter 1800. For more information about this book, or a wa [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Opúsculos Legales del Rey Don Alfonso el Sábio (2 Bände),

      Madrid, Imprenta Real, 1836. - publicados y cotejados con varios códices antiguos por la Real Academia de la Historia. 2 Blatt, XII, 474 Seiten; 2 Blatt, 352 Seiten, Halblederbände der Zeit, 26,5 x 19,5 cm, Einbände etwas berieben und bestossen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Weidmann'sche Buchhandlung,, Leipzig, 1836 - 6 Bände. Leipzig, Weidmann'sche Buchhandlung, 1836-1839. Ca. 17 x 11 cm. 1): Gestochenes Porträt Chamissos von C. Barth nach R. Reinick, (8) S., 436 Seiten; 2): gestochenes altcoloriertes Porträt , VIII S., 396 S., mit 1 gefalteten Tabelle (der auf den Marianen-Inseln befindlichen Ortschaften, Häuser und Einwohner) und 2 Karten (Carolinen-Inseln nach La Cantova und Carolinen Inseln nach Don Luis de Torres); 3): VIII S., 374 Seiten; 4): (2) S., 326 S., (1) Seite, mit vier Tafeln (Radierungen von Adolf Schroedter); 5) Gestochenes Porträt von X. Steifensand nach Weiß, VIII S., 391 S., (1) Seite; 6): (4) S., 298 S., (4) Seiten. Halblederbände der Zeit mit geprägtem Rückentitel. Erste Gesamtausgabe. Goedeke VI,153,50; Rümann "Das illustr. Buch", S. 356. Die Bände 1 und 2 enthalten "Reise um die Welt mit der Romanzoffischen Entdeckungs-Expedition in den Jahren 1815-18 auf der Brigg Rurik"; Band 3: Gedichte; Band 4: Gedichte. Adelberts Fabel. Peter Schlemihl; Band 5 u. 6 (hrsg. von Julius Eduard Hitzig): Leben. Briefe. Gedichte. Kleine Aufsätze. Die hier vorliegende Ausgabe mit den meist fehlenden, erst 1839 nach Chamissos Tod herausgegeben Teilen V und VI. Die vier Radierungen in Band 3 zu Peter Schlemihl. Band 2: die ersten Seiten am Rand gebräunt, Seiten 13-18 mit Fehlstelle am oberen Rand (durch kleinen Brandschaden), ein Blatt mit etwas Textverlust. Band 3: Blatt 303/304 nach Seite 298 eingebunden. Bände 1-6: Einbände etwas berieben, bei 4 Bänden Rücken neu mit Leder hinterlegt. Seiten teils stockfleckig und etwas gebräunt, am oberen Rand teils etwas wasserrandig. Halblederbände der Zeit mit geprägtem Rückentitel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        WIESBADEN. "Nassau". Innenansicht des Kursaals von Wiesbaden mit zahlreichen Personen, umgeben von weiteren Ansichten aus Nassau sowie Trachtendarstellungen.

      - Altkol. Lithographie von L.v. Hohbach aus 'Malerische Länderschau', Kempten, Dannheimer, um 1836, 32 x 37,5 cm (gerahmt). Über dem Mittelbild die heilende Badnymphe. Mit allegorischen Darstellungen des Wein- und Obstbaus, des Bergaus, der Landwirtschaft und Industrie. Mit Ansichten von Schloß Biberich, dem Kurplatz in Wiesbaden, Ellfeld, Braubach, Rüdesheim, Langenschwalbach, Nassau und Bad Ems. Mit Trachtenfiguren eines Winzers, einer Fischerin im Boot, eines Fischers und eines Fremdenführers. Unten mittig das Wappen von Nassau. - Geglättete Bugfalte. Mittelbild, Trachtenfiguren und Wappen in feinem Altkolorit.

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        Mon-Ka-Ush-Ka, A Sioux Chief

      Philadelphia: E. C. Biddle, 1836. Hand-coloured lithograph. In excellent condition. A fine image from McKenney and Hall's 'Indian Tribes of North America': `One of the most important [works] ever published on the American Indians' (Field),` a landmark in American culture' (Horan) and an invaluable contemporary record of a vanished way of life. Initially a humble horseholder by trade, Monkaushka later distinguished himself as an honorable and ambitious warrior. In 1837, he attended the intertribal peace council in Washington as a member of the Sioux commission that signed a peace treaty with the United States, ceding their land east of the Mississippi. Mckenney and Hall's 'Indian Tribes of North America' has long been renowned for its faithful portraits of Native Americans. The portraits are largely based on paintings by the artist Charles Bird King, who was employed by the War Department to paint the Indian delegates visiting Washington D.C., forming the basis of the War Department's Indian Gallery. Most of King's original paintings were subsequently destroyed in a fire at the Smithsonian, and their appearance in McKenney and Hall's magnificent work is thus our only record of the likenesses of many of the most prominent Indian leaders of the nineteenth century. Numbered among King's sitters were Sequoyah, Red Jacket, Major Ridge, Keokuk, and Black Hawk. After six years as Superintendent of Indian Trade, Thomas McKenney had become concerned for the survival of the Western tribes. He had observed unscrupulous individuals taking advantage of the Native Americans for profit, and his vocal warnings about their future prompted his appointment by President Monroe to the Office of Indian Affairs. As first director, McKenney was to improve the administration of Indian programs in various government offices. His first trip was during the summer of 1826 to the Lake Superior area for a treaty with the Chippewa, opening mineral rights on their land. In 1827, he journeyed west again for a treaty with the Chippewa, Menominee , and Winebago in the present state of Michigan. His journeys provided an unparalleled opportunity to become acquainted with Native American tribes. When President Jackson dismissed him from his government post in 1830, McKenney was able to turn more of his attention to his publishing project. Within a few years, he was joined by James Hall, a lawyer who had written extensively about the west. McKenney and Hall saw their work as a way of preserving an accurate visual record of a rapidly disappearing culture. (Gilreath). Cf. Howes M129; cf. Bennett 79; cf. Field 992; cf. Lipperheide Mc 4; cf. Reese American Color Plate Books 24; cf. Sabin 43410a.

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      [Edo 1836, Suharaya]. Brown stitched wrs., 18.5 x 12.5 cm.,. very good, covers bit scuffed [368] double-folded leaves,bit. minor old worming to last 6 or so pages, else clean, sound,. lack title slip, entirely woodblock printed, handmade paper.. AN ANCIENT HAND BOOK OF MEDICAL & PRESCRIPTION PRACTICE A rare treatise on various diseases and the prescriptions for cure. Also among these is a large section on syphilis. Written in a hand-book size, oblong format, this work also has a most important alphabetical [Iroha] of the subjects, illness and treatments listed. The book was designed with the physician in mind, and one could easily flip through this and later pocket it. Writtenin very easy Japanese, with Furigana reading along side the Kanji characters. Remarkably comprehensive in coverage, truly a book well used by Japan- ese physicians of the period. The book has a very interest- ing presentation written in English with a Sumi black brush pen: "To Dr. Roberet Denton, M.D. With best regards Dr." ? signature unread. See G. Mestler: A GALAXY OF OLD JAPANESE MEDICAL BOOKS p.138 lists several related syphilis items, with one very close entry: IRYOO SEISHI [1835] by Gemboku Itoh [1800-1871] both are on the same illness & time frame. Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        Jocelyn. Episode. Journal trouvé chez un curé de village

      Edition originale.binding fin XIXe ou début XXe en plein chagrin noir, pastiche d'une binding romantique. spine lisse orné de 4 fers Restauration et de multiples roulettes. Large frise d'encadrement sur les plat. Rousseur éparses. Exemplaire rogné court. Belle binding.Récit en vers qui retrace la vie sentimentale et platonique d'un curé de village pur l'enfant d'un procrit. Le poème contient de magnifiques évocations de la nature et des pages d'une profonde densité psychologique. Charles Gosselin & Furne Paris 1836 10x15cm 222pp. ; 257pp. 2 tomes en un volume relié

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      Kyoto 1836, Sandoshurin. Stitched blue wrs., very good, but. covers bit worn, scuffed, title slip top missing, contents. clean solid, bit dusty, old thumbing in lower margin, 26. double folded leaves, 18 double-page & 42 illustrations.RARE. A CLASSIC WORK ON JAPANESE ARCHITECTURE & ART DESIGN This work was woodblock printed, and contains some 50 plates illustrating architectural themes for craftsmen. The build- ing of traditional Japanese structures has been a highly guarded and most secret set of tradesman's techniques. These were never shared with strangers or competitors. These techniques were passed from journey man to his disciples. Therefore when Hokusai attempted to draw the methods and construction techniques he met substantial opposition from those who were the builders and designers. Because of his personal fame he was allowed to sketch these for the purpose of "painting" rather that construction. This work then shows a good number of hitherto guarded subjects, now exposed for the first time in print. * Hokusai takes us on a guided tour of some of Japan's most traditional and typical buildings. Covering the likes of what the builder and architect looks like, his tools, methods of using a compass, how to draw and make things square, basic carpentry tools, as well as the proper attire of head designer and architect. The offering to Shinto gods for a successful and lucky construction. Then the work delves into the actual design of tile roofs, Buddhist themes in architecture, bell & the bell tower, building guardians or "Fu Dogs," ocean wave patterns, shrine Gods, symbols of longevity, floating and rope bridges Swastika and other Buddhist patterns, other protectors of buildings found in mythological animals, dragon, demons, and a handsome horse. * A famous work, used by artisans for making art works. A valuable example of Japanese art and craft work at its best ! * VARIANT READINGS OF THE TITLE: There are variant readings of the title, each bibliographer has selected his own way to read the full title. * BIBLIOGRAPHY: J. Hillier: ART OF HOKUSAI IN BOOK ILLUSTRATION, p.188, and illustrates 2 full-pages from this work as plates #169, 170. * L. Dawes: CATALOGUE OF JAPANESE ILLUSTRATED BOOKS, p.56 for 2 entries. * H. Kerlen: CATALOGUE OF PRE-MEIJI JAPANESE BOOKS & MAPS IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS IN THE NETHERLANDS, p.619, #1497. * K. Toda: THE RYERSON COLLECTION OF JAPANESE AND CHINESE ILLUSTRATED BOOKS, p.262. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        Autograph letter signed "F. Liszt" regarding a concert engagement for the distinguished mezzo-soprano Pauline Viardot

      2 pp. Ca. 156 x 127 mm. Dated Weimar, December 22, [18]58. A remarkable letter in which Liszt asks a certain "Monsieur le Baron" to secure a concert engagement for the famed mezzo-soprano, Pauline Viardot, "who has just ravished us in the roles of Norma and Rosina... Persuaded of the very great pleasure that the Duke of Altenburg would find listening, at his court, to an artist very much at the height of all her fame, I have no fear of appearing indiscreet in begging you, Monsieur le Baron, to ask Their Highnesses which days between the 23rd and January 1st... [they] could settle upon a court concert at Altenburg." The "Baron" in question may have been Baron Alexis Des Michels (b.1836), a French diplomat and close friend of Charles Gounod, who had just visited Liszt at his villa near Weimar. Slightly worn; two minor creases and one small tear at folds; small light rectangular stain from remnants of tape to lower right corner. . The present letter was written during a darker time in Liszt's personal life, just before he presented his official resignation to the Grand Duke of Weimar, and an unexpected, but serious, breach in his friendship with Richard Wagner. Pauline Viardot (1821-1910) was a distinguished French singer and composer whose voice inspired many of the 19th century's most important composers, including Liszt.

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        Corpus iuris civilis. Recognovit et brevi annotatione instructum. Tom. I, Pars I; Tom. I, Pars II; Tom. II, Pars I; Tom. II, Pars II, Vol. I; Tom. II, Pars II, Vol. II.

      Lipsiae, Cnobloch, 1825-1836. - VIII (1), 1035; XIX, (4) 1170; IV 1089; 10 (1), XXI, (2) S., (2) Bl. X III, II VI XI, IX, IV VI III, 737; (4) 739-1463 S., 4 in 5 Bdn., gr.okt., HLn., berieben, etw. bestoßen, etw. fleckig, anfängl. Feuchtsp., tls. st. stockfl. -- ADB II, 216. - Erste Ausgabe. - ". eine seiner Zeit beliebte Octavausgabe ." (Whistling).-- [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Maria Leonida

      [Paris: l'auteur, 1836. Stipple engraving printed in colors and finished by hand. A lovely image by Redouté from his very rare final work "Choix de Soixante Roses," a book comprised of varieties not found in his monumental "Les Roses." The Choix de Soixante Roses was "the last of Redouté's original publications, a folio volume containing sixty plates of new roses printed in color after Redouté's method. The book was dedicated to his former pupil Louise-Marie d'Orleans, daughter of Louis Philippe, and now the first queen of the Belgians. In this last publication, Redouté honors his country of birth, if only by means of the dedication" (Stafleu, "Redouté - Peintre de Fleurs" in A Catalogue of Redoutéana Exhibited at the Hunt Botanical Library). The work was issued by Redouté at the end of his glorious career, on the heels of the success of his more well-known Choix des Plus Belles Fleurs . Like that work, the plates in Choix de Soixante Roses , issued in 15 parts, were produced via the method he developed nearly fifty years earlier: colour printed stipple engravings finished with additional hand-colouring. This method allowed Redouté to produce remarkably life-like and delicate depictions. By the time of this final work, however, lithography had largely replaced his laborious method. Placing these images in that context gives special meaning to this, his final encore. Both the book and images from the book are very rare. Stock could locate no more than 12 complete copies of the work extant and no copies have appeared at auction in over a quarter century. Dunthorne 234 ("not seen"); Great Flower Books, p. 129; Nissen 1593; Stock 2364.

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        Umrisse zu Schillers Lied von der Glocke. Teil 2. Umrisse zu Goethes Faust 1. und 2. Theil.

      Stuttgart, Tübingen, J. G. Cotta'scher Verlag, 18361853 - Quer-Folio 24 mal 32 cm. Halbledereinband mit Lederecken und umlaufendem Goldschnitt. Mit 16 Seiten Text und 43 Tafeln. Teil 2. 10 Seiten Text, Mit 41 Platten gezeichnet von Moritz Retzsch. Einige Zeichnungen und Buchseiten etwas fleckig, Einband ausgeblichen und leicht berieben. Seltenes Exemplar in einem für das Alter guten Allgemeinzustand. R.-L.-hw3209d

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        Switzerland Illustrated. 2 Vols.

      Virtue, London - (1836). 2 vols. Pp. 188, 152. Complete with Vol 1: 57 plates, Vol. II 49 plates + 1 map. engraved plates & one double page map. Orig red cloth binding. Minor wear, but else a very nice set. Size: 4to [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Baltimore, 1836. Original green ribbed cloth. Cloth a bit darkened and rubbed. Two closed tears in folding frontispiece map. Quite clean internally. Very good. This copy bears the ownership signature on the front pastedown of Admiral John A. Dahlgren of the United States Navy. Dahlgren, head of the Union Navy's ordnance department, developed several important innovations during the Civil War. A significant history of the Seminole War, by a participant. "Unsparingly critical of Jackson, Jesup and the Secretary of War" - Howes. The maps are "A Map of the Seat of War in Florida, 1836"; plans of the "Battle and Massacre Ground of Major Dade and Command Dec. 28th, 1835"; and "Camp Izard on the Ouithlacoochee River Feb. 29, 1836." Potter was a former United States military officer who was wounded at Camp Izard.

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      [Edo 1836, Nishimiya]. Original green stitched covers, very. good, 58p. woodcut illustrations, 32 double folded sheets,. strong impression, recent blue cloth case Chitsu, the usual. wear to edges & corners, a bit thumbed, 16 x 22 cm.FIRST ED.. A MARVELOUS ACTION PACKED SAMURAI WARRIOR EPIC In this sequel to Hokusai's companion work, EHON SAKIGAKE, his warrior series, Hokusai again explains in the preface his goal to express the freedom of movement of the human body under heavy armor. * A very nice example of some of Hokusai's best warrior drawings and action-packed-sword wielding Samurai defending against enemy attacks. Done at age 77, Hokusai signed this work: "The Old Mad of Painting." * Musashi takes on his advisories, fights the great carp, pays homage to the great serpent, rides his fearless steed into war, sword fights, against the forces of evil, and saves the helpless and meek. Stunning period work covering the exploits of Musashi the Buddhist warrior monk. & Original FIRST EDITIONS of this vintage are RARE. This example represents a "by-gone era" of this fine caliber of artistic creation. Seldom found for sale in a complete and solid state with an early & strong impression. * Inquire for our complete list of other original Hokusai E-hon [illustrated books], and references on this celebrated Japanese original artist. We often have many of the below cited references. * BIBLIOGRAPHY: J. Hillier: HOKUSAI, p. 227-232. * Toda: p.263. * Dawes pp.55-57. * Kerlen #295 for much bibliographic detail. * James S. DE BENNEVILLE: SAITO MUSASHI-BO BENKEI: TALES OF THE WARS OF THE GEMPEI...Saito Musashi-bo Benkei the Warrior Monk. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        Jocelyn -

      Gosselin et Furne 1836 -, Paris - 2 volumes. In-8 Tome 1: 322 pp. Tome 2: 328 pp. Reliure demi-maroquin bleu à long grain à coins. Dos lisse orné en long et date au talon. Couverture conservée. Reliure signée CANAPE. Intérieur très propre. A grandes marges. Très bel état. EDITION ORIGINALE. Ex-libris sur contre plat. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hephata oder Denkwürdigkeiten und Bekenntnisse eines Freimaurers.

      Leipzig, Andrä 1836.Mit 16 tls. gefalt. lithograph. Tafeln. XII, 316 S,, 1 Bl. HLwd. d. Zt. Wolfstieg 30018; Taute 1342 (nennt Ed. Pelz als Herausgeber). - "Das Buch, eine der übelsten Schmähschriften auf die Freimaurerei, bringt Mitteilungen aus verschiedenen Riten und Graden in entstellter Form mit gröbsten Karikaturen" (Lennhoff / P. 687). U. a. wird behauptet, dass der Hauptzweck der Freimaurerei das Essen sei. - Die lithographierten Tafeln am Ende des Bandes (und zw. SS. 238 / 239) zeigen verschiedene freimaurerische Sujets in teils drastisch karikierter Form. - Tls. etwas gebräunt, gutes Exemplar! Bitte um Beachtung: Bis zum 31.01. stellen wir auf der Stuttgarter Antiquariatsmesse aus; der Versand verzögert sich somit bis zum 01.02.2016! Bücher de

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        Harlequin Duck

      London, 1836. Drawn from nature by J.J. Audubon, engraved, printed and colored by Robert Havell, 1836. Watermarked: " J. Whatman 1836" From the first edition of "Birds of America" The drawings for the Harlequin Ducks were done by Audubon and his son, John Woodhouse, near Eastport, Maine. The two birds on the right of the image (2. Female, on top, and 3. Young Male, Third Year) were drawn by the younger Audubon and the Old Male on the left was drawn by John James. The Harlequin Duck is aptly named both because of its multi-colored feathers but also for its surprising and unusual ways, like the clownish and mischievious Harlequin of the Commedia dell' Arte. Its love of the turbulent waters around Maine, Nova Scotia and Labrador is an example of character not typical of ducks. They are found in the northwest and northeast of the United States and occasionally in the Great Lakes. They are also inhabitants of Iceland. Low, A Guide to Audubon's "Birds of America"; Petersen, Audubon's Birds of America.

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        Du Système pénitentiaire aux Etats-Unis et de son application en France ; suivi d'un appendice sur les colonies pénales et de notes statistiques.

      H. Fournier jeune, Paris 1836 - 2 tomes en 1 vol. in-8 de (4)-94 pp. ; (4)-374 pp., 5 gravures et plan hors-texte, demi-basane brune, pièces de titre et tomaison en veau noir (reliure de l'époque). Deuxième édition refondue et augmentée d'une intoduction, de l'ouvrage majeur sur les prisons au XIXe siècle. 4 gravures et 1 plan. Rousseurs. Partis en 1831 afin d'examiner le système carcéral américain, Beaumont et Tocqueville publient dès leur retour cet ouvrage. Après sa parution, Beaumont fut relevé de ses fonctions de substitut ; Tocqueville fut solidaire et démissionna de son poste de juge suppléant. En 1841, Tocqueville affirmera : « le premier ouvrage que nous ayons publié en commun M. de Beaumont et moi sur les prisons d'Amérique, a eu pour rédacteur unique M. de Beaumont. Je n'ai fourni que mes observations et quelques notes » (Lettre à R.-A. Mignet). Il semble néanmoins avoir rédigé lui-même les notes et études statistiques de l'ouvrage qui reçut le prix Montyon, décerné par l'Académie française.

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        \"Hessen\". Darstellung einer Weinlese mit trinkenden und tanzenden Personen, links eine Kapelle und ein junger Mann der aus zwei Pistolen schießt, darüber eine Gesamtansicht von Mainz. Das Mittelbild umgeben von weiteren Ansichten aus Hessen sowie Trachtendarstellungen.

       Altkol. Lithographie von L.v. Hohbach aus `Malerische Länderschau`, Kempten, Dannheimer, um 1836, 32 x 37,5 cm. Über dem Mittelbild eine Statue Gutenbergs sowie Insignien des Obst- und Weinbaus sowie der Gewerbe- und Handelstätigkeit. Ferner mit Ansichten von Kassel, dem Marktplatz von Darmstadt, dem Dom von Fulda, Marburg und Bingen. Unten mittig das Wappen von Hessen. Mittelbild, Trachtenfiguren und Wappen in feinem Altkolorit. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Hessen

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        Mit hoher Obrigkeitlicher Bewilligung wird Gustav Price ... eine hier noch nie gesehene Aerostatische Vorstellung zu geben die Ehre haben. Am Anfang dieses Schauspiels erheben sich mehrere Ballons zu einer außerordentlichen Höhe, so gar, daß sie am Ende den Augen der Zuschauer entschwinden. Hierauf folgt: Die große Luftfahrt eines Riesen, vereint mit vier Ballon, welcher durch seine prachtvolle Erhebung das Publikum auf eine angenehme Art belustigen wird.

      München, 27. März 1836.Einblattdruck mit großem (26 x 19 cm) und 2 kleineren Holzschnitten, die Ballons darstellend. Blattgr.: 55 x 45 cm. Der Aufstieg erfolgte am Wittelsbacher Platz. Gustav Price war eigentlich Kunstreiter, die Ballonfahrt scheint eine neue und nicht sehr langlebige Betätigung gewesen zu sein. - Mit kleiner alter Hinterlegung. Gering stockfleckig. Bücher de

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        Rose-breasted Grosbeak (elephant folio plate CXXVII). Fringilla ludoviciana. On Ground Hemlock, or Canadian Yew, Taxus canadensis.

      London: Robert Havell. Very Good. 1836. First Thus. Etching. Engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring on J Whatman hand-made paper watermarked 1836. . Unusaully wide, untrimmed margins showing the pulls from the binder's signatures on the left margin and the gilt to the top edge. "I closed my eyes, and was passing away into the world of dreaming existence, when suddenly there burst on my soul the serenade of the Rose-breasted bird, so rich, so mellow, so loud in the stillness of the night, that sleep fled from my eyelids. Never did I enjoy music more: it thrilled through my heart, and surrounded me with an atmosphere of bliss. One might easily have imagined that even the Owl, charmed by such delightful music, remained reverently silent. Long after the sounds ceased did I enjoy them, and when all had again become still, I stretched out my wearied limbs, and gave myself up to the luxury of repose." John James Audubon; 35 7/8 x 25 7/8 .

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        The History of the United States of North America, From The Plantation of the British Colonies Till Their Revolt and Declaration of Independence

      London: Smith, Elder and Co, 1836. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. 4 volumes: [1], xviii, 451pp., [2]; viii, 448pp., [1]; viii, 436pp., [2]; 462pp., [1], 51pp., [2]. Later three-quarter black leather bindings with brownish marbled paper covered boards. Leather lightly rubbed on joints and corners. A very nice set. Accessorized set with the "Memoir of James Grahame" by Harvard College President Josiah Quincy bound in back of volume 4. This title was published in Boston by Charles C. Little and James Brown 1845. Author inscription to Ellis Gray Loring on the right front flyleaf of volume 1. Ellis Gray Loring was a New England Abolitionist and one of the founders of the New England Anti-Slavery Society. From the author's preface; "This Historical Work is the fruit of more than eleven years of intense meditation, eager research, industrious composition, and solicitous revisal." Howes G 294; Sabin 28244.

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        This Portrait of Mr. C. Davis, his Majesty's Huntsman, on the Hermit is with permission dedicated to the Right Hnble. The Earl of Errol K.T. master of his Majesty's Buck Hounds

      London: Published by R. B. Davis, 1836. Hand-coloured lithograph by J. W. Giles. Printed by J. Graf on India paper and mounted on larger sheet of wove paper. Good condition apart from some overall light soiling, a number of mild water stains in the margins, and slight discolouration of the paper due to age. An striking print after Richard Bennett Davis, animal painter to King George IV and Queen Victoria, from the "Hunters Annual" series. A very fine equestrian portrait from a series that eventually included sixteen prints and was issued in four parts. The hounds are also very carefully observed and qualify as canine portraits in their own right. "Richard Barrett Davis was the son of Richard Davis, huntsman to George III's private harriers. Initially self-taught, he came to the notice of the King who arranged for him to be given proper training...He exhibited paintings at the Royal Academy for over fifty years, his first exhibit being in 1802. In 1831 he was appointed animal painter to George IV and later Queen Victoria." (Charles Lane, British Racing Prints , p.98) Cf. Mellon, British Sporting and Animal Prints , p. 63; cf. Schwerdt I, p.258.

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        A New Universal Atlas; comprising separate maps of all the principal empires, kingdoms & states throughout the world: and forming a distinct atlas of the United States ... a new edition revised and corrected to the present time

      New York: Wm. Hall & Co, 1836. Folio. (14 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches). Engraved throughout, title, 1p. contents list, 63 hand-coloured engraved maps. Contemporary red half morocco over marbled paper-covered boards, neatly rebacked to style, and with neat repairs to the corners Provenance: Julia H. Alexander (pencilled signature) A fine copy of this important work from one of the greatest early American cartographers David H. Burr was one of the great American mapmakers of the 19th century. Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, he began his career leading a road survey through the southern counties of New York for the purpose of building a highway. This led to his being given, in 1829, the responsibility of revising Simeon De Witt's seminal New York State Map of 1804 (under De Witt's direction) to account for the considerable changes that had occurred over the last generation. This and the Atlas of the State of New York he published in 1829 established Burr's prominence in American cartography. The success of his State Atlas persuaded him to aim at a wider audience and publish a general atlas. Ristow states that Burr completed only eight of the 63 maps by 1832 when his involvement in the project was severely curtailed when he accepted the position of topographer for the United States Post Office Department. His maps were engraved by Thomas Illman and Edward Pillbrow and they took over the responsibility for finishing the work, although Burr retained an editorial role, and he was probably able to make use of his new position which gave him access to geographical material sent in from postmasters throughout the land. The present work was first published by D.S. Stone of New York City; this second edition appeared in the following year. Phillips 771 (ref).

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        Long-Tailed Duck [Oldsquaw]

      London, 1836. Hand-coloured engraving with aquatint and etching by R. Havell, 1836, paper watermarked "J. Whatman / 1836" From the first edition of "The Birds of America." A fine image contrasting the indolence of the two drakes (one in summer and one in winter plumage) as they bask contentedly on the rocks, with the industry of the female Oldsquaw, diligently scouring the water surface for food, as her three young hurry along beside her, anxious not to stray too far from the protection she affords. One drake goes no further then opening an eye to watch the passing scene, the second raises himself from the basking position, and turns his head for a better view. "Owing to their reiterated cries these birds are named 'Noisy Ducks;' but they have various appellations, among others those of 'Old Wives,' and 'Old Squaws.' Although like all sea-ducks, 'Old Wife' swims deeply, it moves with a grace and celerity, which, if not superior to those of any of its tribe, are at least equal; and when the weather is rough, and the waters agitated, it raises its tail in the same manner as the Ruddy Duck and Pintail. When advancing in smooth water, its speed is such as to cause a considerable swell before it, such as sea-faring persons usually call a 'bone.' Like all others of its tribe, it also prefers swimming against both wind and tide, as then it can sooner take wing if necessary. In calm and pleasant is fond of throwing its body almost over, and of pluming itself in that position" (J. J. Audubon, Birds of America , New York & Philadelphia: 1840-1844, vol. VI, p.381). "'Long-tailed Duck,' the name applied in England to this smart looking sea duck, was the name Audubon used. Oldsquaw, the colorful North American name, derived from local lore, refers to the bird's talkative habits...Another phonetically derived name for it was 'south-southerly.' Oldsquaws are circumpolar, ranging throughout the arctic and sub-arctic regions of both the New World and the Old, resorting to tundra ponds to raise their families. In winter, except for the Great Lakes...they seem to prefer the salt water of the Atlantic and Pacific. They are easily recognized, in flight over the sea, by their white bodies and totally dark wings, the only ducks so patterned" (R. T. & V. M. Peterson, Audubon's Birds of America , London: 1981, no. 73). Susanne M. Low, A Guide to Audubon's Birds of America , New Haven & New York: 2002, p.163.

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        Taunus)Landschaft mit Eichen.

      - Aquarell, auf festem Zeichenpapier, rechts unten signiert „P. Weber". 33,6:49 cm. Verso Baumlandschaft, Aquarell und Pinsel in Schwarz. Weber genoß eine weitreichende akademische Kunstausbildung, ausgehend von einem Studium der Landschaftsmalerei bei H. Rosenkranz und anschließend in Darmstadt bei J.H. Schilbach. Mit letzteren unternahm er eine längere Studienreise durch die Schweiz. Nach seiner Rückkehr nach Frankfurt am Main besuchte er 1836-1838 das Städelsche Kunstinstitut und anschließend bis 1839 die Düsseldorfer Kunstakademie bei J.W. Schirmer. Bereits im darauffolgenden Jahr erhielt er dort ein eigenes Atelier, in der er zahlreiche Schüler ausbildete, so auch die Frankfurter Maler A. Burger und J. Maurer. 1861 wurde er zum Professor ernannt. Besonders die von ihm bevorzugten Mondschein- und Abendlandschaft fanden beim Publikum große Anerkennung und brachten ihm den Namen „Mondschein-Weber" ein. Weber, der unter Schirmers 146 Düsseldorfer Schülern zu den begabtesten und bekanntesten gezählt wird, zeigt hier eine außergewöhnliche Farbgebung – helle graublaue Töne bilden den Grundakkord. Die herbstliche Stimmung und die Ausschnitthaftigkeit der Landschaft, auch die im Gespräch befindlichen männlichen Staffagefiguren im Vordergrund dokumentieren an der Natur orientierte Studien, die durch die Barbizon-Maler große Verbreitung fanden.

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        The Principles and Practice of Obstetric Medicine, in a Series of Systematic Dissertations on Midwifery, and On the Diseases of Women and Children. Atlas of Plates Volume

      Taylor and Walton, London 1836 - 70 plates. 70 lithographed plates, some double page. Language: eng Cover worn. Upper board weak but holding. Corner of title page excised with no impact on text. Scattered browning throughout. Contents firm. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons with minimal marking [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ornithological Biography, or an account of the habits of the birds of the United States of America; accompanied by descriptions of the objects represented in the work entitled The Birds of America, and interspersed with delineations of American scenery and manners

      1836. Volumes I-III (of 5), octavo. (10 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches). Half-titles, 16pp. prospectus to 'The Birds of America' at the end of vol.I. (Some old dampstaining to volumes I and II). Uniform near-contemporary black half morocco over marbled paper-covered boards, spines in five compartments with semi-raised bands, lettered in the second and fourth compartments (extremities scuffed, inner hinges strengthened with cloth at an early date, vol.III lacking the front free endpaper) Provenance: Nathaniel Bowditch (1773-1838, each volume inscribed by John James Audubon and dated Boston, September 27th 1836); Henry Ingersoll Bowditch (1808-1892, signatures) Very rare inscribed copies of American editions or issues of the first volumes of Audubon's textual accompaniment to his 'Birds of America': the provenance is particularly important as it recalls the friendship between Audubon and Nathaniel Bowditch, another great self-made scientist. Volume I is the second issue of what Ellis describes as "a separate American edition of volume I of this famous work." The first issue was published in 1831 with a different imprint. This issue is made up from the sheets of the first issue with an updated title. According to Zimmer, "it differs in some particulars from the Edinburgh edition. Some of the wording of the introduction is altered; that of the general text appears the same with minor changes in punctuation and the correction of at least one error ... The letterpress is parallel, to a considerable degree, line for line, but there are many places where differences exist ... The sixteen pages of advertising at the close of the volume consist of a prospectus of the folio, 'Birds of America,' with a list of the one hundred plates in vol.I of that work and the year of publication of each plate. Extracts from the reviews and a list of [180] subscribers are added'' (Zimmer pp.19-20). Volume II was published in Boston, and described by Ellis as a "second edition of volume II ... the only American edition of that volume, and the only edition of any volume bearing a Boston imprint.'' Volume III was published in Edinburgh, but marketed in the United States as the pasted-on copyright slip demonstrates. This is a close as it is possible to get to a US edition/issue of vols.III-V of the Ornithological Biography , as there were no US printed editions of these volumes. The provenance of these volumes is particularly appropriate. Both Audubon and Nathaniel Bowditch rose to the top of their chosen fields by their own efforts. Despite relatively humble beginnings, Bowditch showed a genius for mathematics and an interest in maritime trade, a combination which, when allied with a flair for business, translated into a successful and productive life in many fields. He is today perhaps best remembered for his The New American Practical Navigator (first published in 1802). Audubon had evidently known Bowditch for some time before the present volumes were inscribed, but the probable background to the inscriptions is as follows. Audubon had arrived in Boston from New York on business, on 20 September 1836. His visit was productive: he procured a number of specimens, made contact with friends (including Nathaniel Bowditch), visited individuals and institutions in Boston (and nearby) who were potential subscribers, and met Daniel Webster and Washington Irving (both of whom gave him letters of introduction). On the 27th September 1836, the date of the inscriptions in the present volumes, Audubon recorded in his journal that John Quincy Adams delivered a eulogy on President Madison during the day, and that in the evening he (Audubon) attended a dinner hosted by the President of the Natural History Society, Dr. B.C. Green. It was possibly here that Audubon took the opportunity to inscribe the present volumes. The inscriptions are sincere and show Audubon's admiration for Bowditch. There are slight variations between the three volumes, but the wording of the inscription in vol.III is typical: "To / Nathl. Bowditch Esq / with the best wishes and high / esteem of his friend & servant / John J Audubon / Boston Sepr. 27th 1836" Nathaniel Bowditch lived for only another 18 months, and these books subsequently passed into the possession of his son Henry Bowditch, who signed them on each title and again on each front pastedown. The style of the bindings, together with the fact that one of the original Audubon inscriptions is shaved suggests that it was possibly Henry who had the books bound. Dr. Henry Bowditch was also a figure of note, who is today best known as an ardent anti-slavery campaigner. Cf. Anker 18; cf. Fries Double Elephant Folio , Appendix F "Editions of Audubon's Prospectus", p.389; Mengel/Ellis 98 & 99 ('A separate American edition of volume I of this famous work'); cf. Howes A-389; Wood p.208; Zimmer p.19.

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