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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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        Recueil d'articles de Critique littéraires, tirés-à-part, et compte-rendus divers par le Comte Adolphe de Circourt, avec une L.A.S. d'Aristote Valaoritis ] Recension de : Noticia Intorno, etc. Notice sur les travaux historiques d'Ibnu-Khaldin, par le Chev. Graberg de Hemso, Florence, 1834 [ Suivi de : ] Recension de :Chronique d'Abou-Djafar-Mohammed Tabari par Louis Dubeur [ Suivi de : ] Recension de : Les PSaumes d'après l'Hébreu par F. de La Jugie [ Suivi de : ] Recension de : Island, Hvitramannaland, Groenland, und Vinland, von Karl Wilhelmi, Heidelberg, 1842. Chroniques Scandinaves, Episode de Björn et Thurid [ Suivi de : ] La Saga de Viga Glum, par Adolphe de Circourt [ Suivi de : ] Recension de : Poèmes Populaires des Persans, des T

      1836 - 1 vol. in-8 reliure de l'époque demi-basane verte, tomaison marquée : "7 - Critique, Littérature" : Recension de : Noticia Intorno, etc. Notice sur les travaux historiques d'Ibnu-Khaldin, par le Chev. Graberg de Hemso, Florence, Tiré de la Bibliothèque Universelle, 1834, 6 pp. et 1 f. [ Suivi de : ] Recension de :Chronique d'Abou-Djafar-Mohammed Tabari par Louis Dubeur, Tiré de la Bibliothèque Universelle, Novembre 1836, 12 pp. [ Suivi de : ] Recension de : Les Psaumes d'après l'Hébreu par F. de La Jugie, Revue Critique, pp . 242-426 [ Suivi de : ] Recension de : Island, Hvitramannaland, Groenland, und Vinland, von Karl Wilhelmi, Heidelberg, 1842. Chroniques Scandinaves, Episode de Björn et Thurid, s.n., pp. 469-479 [ Suivi de : ] La Saga de Viga Glum, par Adolphe de Circourt, Aux Bureaux de la Revue Britannique, 1867, 15 pp. [ Suivi de : ] Recension de : Poèmes Populaires des Persans, des Tourkmans, des Tatares d'Astrakhan et des Kalmouks par Alexandre Chodzko, Tiré de la Bibliothèque de Genève, Juin 1844, 18 pp. [ Suivi de : ] Recension de : Poésies populaires de l'Italie. Agrumi. Egeria. Saggio di Canti Populari, Etudes Provinciales, pp. 57-75 [ Suivi de : ] Chronique : Littérature Populaire de l'Espagne, Novembre 1860, pp. 534-554 [ Suivi de : ] Recension de : Le Comte Lucanor. Apologues et fabliaux du Quatorzième siècle, traduits pour la première fois de l'Espagnol par M. Adolphe de Puibusque, Tiré de la Bibliothèque de Genève, Juin 1854, 12 pp. [ Suivi de : ] Chronique : Le Brésil Littéraire. Recension de Histoire de la Littérature brésilienne par Ferdinand Wolf, pp.91-115 [ Suivi de : ] De Braziliaansche letterkunde door A. de Circourt, De Globe, 1866, pp. 40-61 [ Suivi de : ] Appréciations des Poëmes d'Aristote Valaoritis par M. le Comte A. de Circourt, Imprimerie Wiesener, Lutier et Compagnie, Paris, 1869, Extrait de ka Revue Moderne, Livraison du 25 Septembre 1869, 15 pp. [ Avec une L.A.S. d'Aristote Valaoritis ] [ Suivi de : ] Recension : Literarische Bilder aus Russland. Tableaux de la Littérature Russe, par M. Koenig, Extrait de la Revue Française et Etrangère, 36 pp. [ Suivi de : ] Compte-Rendu de : Boris Godounoff, Drame historique par Alexandre Pouchkine, pp. 352-393 [ Suivi de : ] Recension : Rimes inédites ou dispersés de Torquato Tasso, par le Professeur Rosini, Tiré de la Bibliothèque, Août 1832, 39 pp. [ Suivi de : ] Recension : Torquato Tasso, par le Professeur Rosini, Tiré de la Bibliothèque Universelle, Octobre 1832, 27 pp. [ Suivi de : ] Recension : Luisa Strozzi, histoire du seizième siècle, par Giovanni Rosini, Tiré de la Bibliothèque Universelle, Avril 1834, 25 pp. [ Suivi de : ] Recension : Poètes allemands contemporains. Poésies par Ernest baron de Feuchtersleben, Tiré de la Bibliothèque Universelle, Janvier 1841, 20 pp. [ Suivi de : ] Recension : Poésies de Ferdinand Freiligrath, Tiré de la Bibliothèque Universelle, Août 1842, 27 pp. [ Suivi de : ] Recension : Poésies Allemanniques de Hebel, Tiré de la Bibliothèque Universelle, Juin 1844, 21 pp. [ Suivi de : ] Recension de : Poèmes Populaires des Persans, des Tourkmans, des Tatares d'Astrakhan et des Kalmouks par Alexandre Chodzko, Tiré de la Bibliothèque Universelle de Genève, Juin 1844, 17 pp. [ Suivi de : ] Recension de : Poésies lyrique d'Auguste, Comte de Platen, Tiré de la Bibliothèque Universelle de Genève, Mars et Avril 1843, 52 pp. [ Suivi de : ] Recension de : Yarrow revisited and other poems, by William Wordsworth. Nouveaux Poëmes de Wordworth, pp. 427-443 [ Suivi de : ] Recension de : Athéanis ou la Première Croisade par William Stigand, pp. 259-312 [ Suivi de : ] Recension de : Poems etc. Poésies de William Cullen Bryant, Philadelphie 1847, Tiré de la Bibliothèque Universelle de Genève, 12 pp. [ Suivi de : ] Recension de : La Littérature Française à l'Etranger pendant le dix-huitième siècle, 32 pp. [ Suivi de : ] Recension de : Histoire de la Littérature française sous la Restauration et Histoire de la Littérature française sous le G [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Welt-Gemälde-Gallerie oder Geschichte und Beschreibung aller Länder und Völker, ihrer Religionen, Sitten, Gebräuche u.s.w. Mit vielen bildlichen Darstellungen von Lagen wichtiger Orte, alten und neuen Denkmälern, Trachten, Geräthschaften, Kunstsachen, verschiedenen anderen Gegenständen und Karten. Aus dem Französischen von C. A. Mebold u.a.

      Stuttgart, Schweizerbart 1836-1840.. 12 Bände in 24. 8°. Mit 15 gefalt. gestoch. Karten u. 1087 (statt 1100) gestoch. Tafeln. Hldr. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Rückensch. u. Rückenverg.. Engelmann I, 58. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe der vollständig seltenen Reihe. - Europa: I. Griechenland. II. Italien. Sizilien. III. Schweiz. Tyrol. IV. Schweden. Norwegen. - Amerika: I. Brasilien. Columbien. Guyana. II. Vereinigte Staaten von Nord-Amerika. - Afrika: Egypten. - Asien: China. - Ozeanien: I. Die Malaienlande. Mikronesien. II. Polynesien. III. Polynesien (Schluss). Melanesien. Neuholland. - Supplement-Band. Europa: Die Krimm. Asien: Caucasien. Afrika. Abyssinien. Algier. Madagaskar, Bourbon und Mauritius. Amerika. Chili. Die vereinigten Provinzen des Rio de la Plata (Buenos-Ayres, Paraguay Uruguay). - Einbände etwas berieben, 3 Bände am vord. Gelenk bzw. am Kapital leicht beschädigt, stellenweise stockfl., gutes Exemplar.

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        The history of party : from the rise of the Whig and Tory factions, in the reign of Charles II., to the passing of the Reform Bill / by George Wingrove Cooke - [Complete in 3 volumes]

      London : John Macrone, St. James's Square, 1836, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First Edition. Previous owner's sinature. Very good copies all in the original, full aniline calf. Professionally re-cased with the original spines re-laid; very impressively finished. Remains a particularly well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Physical description; 3v. (viii, 612; viii, 498; [4], vii,[1], 628, [44]p.) ; 8.° Referenced by: NSTC 2C35774. Subjevts; Whig Party (Great Britain) - Tory Party (Great Britain). Political parties - Great Britain. Great Britain - Politics and government.

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        The Virginia Housewife: or, Methodical Cook. Method is the Soul of Management. Stereotype Edition, with Amendments and Additions

      Baltimore: Published by John Plaskitt, 218 Market Street, 1836. 16mo., xii, 180 pages. Styled fifth edition, later printing (after Cagle). Stereotyped plates for this edition were made in 1831 and used for later printings through 1860. The first edition was published in 1824, and this volume was copyright 1828. The first regional cookbook published in America. Karen Hess called this book "The most influential American cookbook of the nineteenth century... and a case may be made for considering it to be the earliest full-blown American cookbook" [from the introduction to the facsimile edition published by the University of South Carolina Press, 1984]. Light foxing and a bit of staining throughout. Previous owner's names trace the book through several generations of the Bach family. In original full brown speckled calf, with gilt-ruled spine, with a red morocco label. Tiny bit of separation of the calf at the hinge. A very good copy of a book scarce in the market in all early printings. [OCLC locates twenty-four copies; Bitting page 388; Cagle 629 (other printings); Lowenstein 203].

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        Switzerland. Illustrated in a Series of Views taken expressly for this work by W. H. Bartlett, Esq.

      London: George Virtue 1836.. 2 Bände (von 3). Lex.-8°. IV, 188; 152 S., 2 Stahlstich-Titel, 106 Stahlstich-Tafeln, 1 gestochene Faltkarte, Halbleder mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschmuck und umlaufendem Goldschnitt (stockfleckig; Einbände teilweise abgeblasst und berieben).

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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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        Bollettino di notizie italiane e straniere e delle piu' importanti invenzioni e scoperte o progresso dell'industria e delle utili cognizioni compilato da Francesco Lampato. Vol. primo (sesto)

      Presso la Societ? degli Editori degli Annali Universali 1836-38, Milano - 6 voll. in 8, pp. 312 con una cartina f.t. inc. all'acq. raff. il percorso della ferrovia Venezia-Milano, 1 tav. f.t. all'acq. raff. il ponte di ferro sulla Cecina in Toscana; 284 con 1 tav. f.t. raff. un cavallo con i suoi finimenti; 296 con 1 tav. f.t. raff. il progetto di una tettoia in una stazione ferroviaria della linea Venezia-Milano; 311 + 1b con una tav. f.t. rip. raff. il progetto della linea ferroviaria Milano Bergamo, Brescia e 1 tav. sinott. f.t. rip.; 310; 310. Bellissimo esemplare in cartonat. edit. Le prime due annate, con il nuovo titolo, di questa rivista che costituiva il supplemento degli Annali di Statistica di Milano. Il 'Bollettino di notizie statistiche ed economiche italiane e straniere' fu pubblicato fra il 1833 e il 1835. Dal 1836 cambio' appunto il proprio nome in 'Bollettino di notizie italiane e straniere e delle piu' importanti invenzioni' e la sua uscita divenne mensile. I temi affrontati, sempre distinti tra italiani e stranieri, comprendono la beneficenza e l'assistenza sociale (dalle carceri ai manicomi, dagli ospedali agli orfanotrofi), l'igiene, la nascita e lo sviluppo di enti ed istituzioni d'interesse sociale, culturale ed economico, l'istruzione (a tutti i livelli, da quella popolare a quella universitaria), l'andamento demografico, l'analisi dei fenomeni criminali, l'ordine pubblico, il pauperismo, l?emigrazione, statistiche sulle cause di morte, l'emancipazione degli schiavi nei paesi oltreoceano e l'abolizione della tratta dei fanciulli in Italia; le vie di comunicazione, le produzioni industriali di singole zone, le esposizioni, i commerci internazionali, i rendiconti delle banche, le opere pubbliche, lo sviluppo delle colonie, le assicurazioni, i dazi e le dogane, le tasse e le scoperte geografiche. Grande attenzione e' poi riservata allo sviluppo delle ferrovie e alla diffusione dell'illuminazione a gas nel Lombardo-Veneto, oltre che ai congressi annuali degli scienziati italiani. Fra i numerosi collaboratori si segnalano: Salvatore Anau, Gian Matteo Annichini, Carlo Cattaneo, il barone Giuseppe Corvaja, ecc. Di Cattaneo, ad esempio 'Ricerche sul progetto di una strada di ferro da Milano a Venezia', 'Ricerche sul progetto di una strada di ferro da Milano a Como', 'Primo modello di strada ferrata fatto eseguire dal sig. Luigi Decristoforis per ordine del R. I'. Di Achille Antonio Rossi, 'Nuova strada da Castellammare a Sorrento nel Regno di Napoli'. Fra gli articoli di economia, Sull'attuale crisi del commercio e dell?industria, aprile 1837 eÂSopra le cause, la durata ed i risultati posteriori della crisi commerciale del globo nel 1837. Riflessioni economiche di B. P. S. di Livorno, luglio 1837. LAT

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        Narrative of a Journey to the Zoolu Country, in South Africa, Undertaken in 1835

      London: William Crofts, 1836. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo, pp. iv, 412. Complete as descrbed in Mendelssohn (I: 587-88) with 26 plates (two colored, one partially colored) and two maps with partial coloring in outline. Attractively bound in later three-quarter green morocco with marbled boards, gilt spine in three compartments (titles slightly off center), new endpapers. Text clean, some plates with mild to moderate foxing. Lower margin of smaller map is trimmed, with neatline gone, but all map content present. Abbey, Travel, #332. Gardiner (1794-1851) was a British naval officer with a passion for missionary work. He went to Africa in 1834, explored Zululand, and started the first missionary station at Port Natal, although "political events and native wars combined to prevent any permanent success" (DNB). This work describes his travels and extensive efforts (with much gift-giving) to persuade the native leaders to support his mission. Mendelssohn writes that "there is interesting description of the country, and it would appear that the military system and the deep-rooted belief in witchcraft prevailing among the inhabitants were great stumbling blocks to the conversion of the natives.

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        Messa in C a quattro voci in piena Partitura . con l'agguinta della riduzione del piano forte del E. Picchi.

      Florence: Ferdinando Lorenzi between and 1856 1836 - entirely engraved, some foxing, Continental armorial ownership stamp to title-page, pp. [ii], 132, folio, contemporary quarter green sheep, marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt, a little rubbed and worn, gutter cracking in places but binding strong, good. A rare printing of Mozart's Coronation Mass in C major, K.317. Completed and first performed in 1779, it acquired the name 'Coronation Mass' only about a century later, though this is thought to be because it 'was probably sung at the coronoation of Leopold II in Prague in 1791, and it was certainly heard a year later for the coronation of Leopold's son Francis as King of Bohemia. Although it is called simply a Missa (rather than a Missa solemnis), it is one of Mozart's most brilliant works' (Cambridge Companion to Mozart, p. 122). It had been printed several times before this edition, which is likely an unauthorised Florentine piracy of one of the earlier German printings, although it does add a piano reduction below the main score, arranged by the Florentine composer, teacher, and musical critic Ermanno Picchi (1811-1856). We have been unable to trace any other printing of Picchi's arrangement and this may be its first edition. Worldcat locates copies of this edition in St Gallen, the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Yale only (this last lacking its title-page).

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        Entretiens sur le suicide EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Lib. Fournier jeune, 1836. Fine. Lib. Fournier jeune, Paris 1836, 13x21cm, relié. - New edition in large part original. Bound in half navy sheepskin, smooth spine with small traces of friction adorned with coffered cold triple and double gilt, corners lightly bumped, contemporary binding. Some minor foxing. Rare. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition en grande partie originale. Reliure en demi basane marine, dos lisse comportant de petites traces de frottements orné de triples caissons à froid et de doubles filets dorés, coins légèrement émoussés, reliure de l'époque. Quelques rousseurs sans gravité. Rare.

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        DETAILS OF ANTIENT TIMBER HOUSES OF THE 15TH AND 16TH CENTURIES, bound with FURNITURE OF THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY, bound with DESIGNS FOR GOLD AND SILVERSMITHS, bound with DESIGNS FOR IRON AND BRASS WORK.

      - London: Ackermann & Co., 1836-1837. Four volumes in one. 4to, later utilitarian tan buckram, gilt-lettered red morocco backstrip label, gilt edges Respectively: pictorial title-page with lettering colored by hand and 21 plates; pictorial title-page and 24 plates with captions printed in red; pictorial title-page and 27 plates, title and captions printed in red; and pictorial title-page and 26 plates (numbered 2-27); the total number of etched plates, including title-pages, is 102. All plates printed on rectos only and with tissue guards. Publisher's catalogue of J. Britton, dated 1837, and small broadside advertisement for another of Pugin's works bound in at rear. Early ownership inscription on flyleaf. backstrip label chipped; binding darkened and unsightly; a few stains and marginal tears; sound withal. First Editions in a later binding, retaining the original marbled free endpapers and all edges gilt. The talents and energy of Augustus Welby Pugin are well represented in this collection of his works on medieval architecture and design. Pugin worked so hard as an architect, artist, writer, and promoter of Roman Catholic religion and Gothic style, which he held to be inseparably united, that he suffered a complete mental collapse and died at the age of forty. The final plate of the first work in this volume is an allegorical depiction of a Gothic-style church being demolished while its precious statues, woodwork, and decorations are burned in the street in front of two hideous new buildings. The caption reads: "The End, shewing the fate which will shortly befall the few remains of antient carpentry that have yet escaped the hand of the destroyer!"The ownership inscription reads, "George Holmes / Rufford Old Hall / Lancashire." The location is appropriate, as Rufford Old Hall is regarded as one of the treasures of 16th-century residences in England, with a magnificent Great Hall of Tudor hammer-beam construction, very good collections of arms and decorative arts, and spacious gardens. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der Affe als Hofmeister. Ergötzliche Scenen aus der Erziehungsgeschichte des jungen Herrn Mumu und des kleinen Fräuleins Coco. Mit deutschem und französischen Texte und 50 Bildern.

      Stuttgart, Karl Erhard, 1836.. Quer-kl. 8°. 68 S. und 13 Tafeln. Orig. illustrierter OPp.. DEA. Nicht bei Wegehaupt. - Deutsch - Französische Ausgabe. - Gbrsp., Fehlstelle a. oberem Kapital, etw. wasserfleckig rückw. Deckel. Seltenes Kinderbuch.

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        Martin, Robert Montgomery 1803?-1868 - Complete in 6 volumes

      London : John Murray 1836-1840, 1836, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First Edition. Bookplate to the front paste-down. Very good copies all in the original, full aniline calf. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands; contrasting red & burgundy Morocco gilt-blocked labels; very impressively finished. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dulled as with age. Remains a particularly well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Physical description; 6 volumes including the scarce final volume (xvi,712,xii,760,xli,677,viii,682,xvi,457p., lxix,197) : ill, fronts, map (fold.), plan (fold.) ; 23cm. Notes; Vols 2-5 published by W.H. Allen and Co. Includes bibliographical references and index. Subjects; India - History - British occupation, 1765-1947.

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        A superb engraving adapting Gilbert Stuart's 1796 portrait of Washington

      Boston, 1836. 15.75" x 23.5". "Engraving, WASHINGTON, (Boston: Franklin Print Company, [after 1836]), 15.75"" x 23.5"" on a 19.5"" x 27.5"" sheet, engraved by T. Kelly after the painting by Gilbert Stuart. Printed by W. F. Coles. A few very minor toned spots in blank margin, else very fine. Framed in a wood molding with gilt trim on interior. Not examined out of frame. A magnificent portrait of Washington showing him standing beside his horse at Dorchester Heights in March 1776. Caption below title notes that the portrait was taken ""From a copy by M.A. Swett taken from the Original Picture by Stuart in Faneuil Hall Boston."" Referenced in Baker, 267. "

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        Journaux des sièges faits ou soutenus par les français dans la péninsule de 1807 à 1814. -

      Chez Firmin Didot Frères et Cie 1836 -, Paris - 4 tomes. Fort in-18 Reliure d'époque demi-basane brune. Dos lisse avec filets dorés. Tranches mouchetées. Intérieur propre avec rousseurs parfois plus fortes. Une page d'errata à la fin de chaque volume. Dos passé. Mors du tome 3 fendillé. De toute rareté. EDITION ORIGINALE. Sans l'atlas. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der Kreis Wetzlar historisch, statistisch und topographisch (Erster, Zweiter und Dritter Teil) Erster Theil enthaltend die politische Geschichte des Kreises, Zweiter Theil enthaltend die Statistik, Topographie und Ortsgeschichte des Kreises, Dritter Theil enthaltend die Kirchengeschichte des Kreises.

      Wetzlar, Wigand, 1836; 1836; 1837.. Erste Ausgabe; 3 Teile in 2 Büchern XVI., 248 S.; XIV., 1 nn.S., 232 S.; XIV., 2 nn.S., 517 S., 1 nn.S.; beiliegend Rechnung über den Kauf des Buches aus dem Jahr 1935 (20 Reichsmark und 30 Pfennige) Halblederbände, ca. 12,6 x 21 cm. Aus der Bibliothek Dr. Andrae Frankfurt / Vilbel. Einbände leicht berieben und bestossen, eingeklebter Besitzvermerk auf Vorsatz, Besitzvermerk auf Titel, ein Blatt mit kleinem Einriss. Insgesamt noch gute Exemplare.

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        La Syrie. La Terre-Sainte, L'Asie Mineure, etc. illustrees. Une serie de vue dessinees d'apres nature, par W. H. Bartlett, Thomas Allom, William Purser, etc. Traduit de l'anglais par Alexander Sosson. Bde. 2 und 3 (von 3).

      Fisher, o. J. (1836-1838)., London und Paris, - 4°. 1 w. Bl., gest. Tit. mit Vign., 80 SS., 1 w. Bl., 36 Stahlstichtaf.; 1 w. Bl., gest. Tit. mit Vign., 100 SS., 2 gest. Karten, 45 Stahlstichtaf. Grün Hldr. d. Zt. mit reich. Blind- und Goldpräg. auf beiden Deckeln und Rücken, dreiseit. Goldschnitt. Die Stahlstichtaf. mit romantischen Landschaftsszenerien und Ansichten von Alexandria, Antiochia, Beirut, Damaskus, Jaffa, Jerusalem, Tripolis, Rhodos etc. Die Karten von Syrien (inkl. Mittelmeerküste sowie Plan von Jerusalem) und Kleinasien. - Teilweise minimal gebräunt. Vereinzelt ganz leicht stockfleckig. Rücken leicht berieben. Vorderdeckel von Bd. 2 mit kl. Lichtrand. Insges. gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'ingénieux hidalgo Don Quichotte de la Manche EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Dubochet et Cie, 1836. Fine. Dubochet et Cie, Paris 1836, 2 tomes en 2 Vol. Grd. in 8 format Jesus (17x25,5cm), 744pp. et 758pp., relié. - First edition translated by Louis Viardot and illustrated by Tony Johannot First printing. Two headpieces printed on China, two title pages engraved, and 800 large thumbnails in-texte.Demi green sweatband. Smooth back adorned with a large romantic iron long series of 8 threads and roulette tail. Flat green mottled paper. Minor rubbings. Rubbed boards. rare spots very light drizzle (Most notebooks are white, some are gray with spots). overall, nice romantic exemplaire.Célèbre illustrated; one of the best productions of Johannot with the travel wherever you please and Furioso. Johannot ran less than is Grandville, probably because it is more typically romantic in the sense of Hugo, both sweet and sentimental and whimsical and morbid grotesquely. There is more mystery and terror in him than in his sidekick. "One of the beautiful illustrated books of the nineteenth" Vicar. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] 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. Demi Basane verte. Dos lisse orné d'un grand fer romantique en long, séries de 8 filets et roulette en queue. Plat de papier caillouté vert. Menus frottements. Plats frottés. rares rousseurs très pâles éparses (la plupart des cahiers sont blancs, mais certains se trouvent grisés avec rousseurs). dans l'ensemble, bel exemplaire. 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.

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        Examen critique de l'histoire de la g?ographie du nouveau continent et des progr?s de l'astronomie nautique aux quinzieme et seizi?me si?cles par Alexandre Humboldt. Tome premier ( - cinquieme)

      Librairie de Gide 1836-39 5 vol. in 8, pp. XXVIII + 362; 374 + 16; 408; 336 + 16; 262 con 4 grandi tavv. f. t. pi? volte rip. inc. all'acquaf. con acquerellature. Bruniture. M.pl. coeva con fr. oro al d. Rara edizione originale di quest'opera dedicata alla scoperta del nuovo mondo. Humbolt? comp? una importante missione esplorativa nelle americhe tra il 1799 e il 1804 con Aime Bonpland. I due scienziati visitarono la Columbia, Cuba, Ecuador, Messico, Per? e Venezuela, effettuando rilevamenti di carattere geologico, metereologico, botanico e naturalistico. Quest'opera, dedicata principalmente alla storia dell'esplorazione del continente americano, utilizza la massa delle conoscenze acquisite in questo viaggio.?Sabin, 33722. Howes, H787. ITA

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        Vorläufige Mittheilungen microscopischer Beobachtungen über den innern Bau der Cerbrospinalnerven und über die Entwickelung ihrer Formenelemente (pp.145-161, 1 Taf.).

      - Arch. Anat. Phys., 1836/2. - Berlin, im Verlag von G. Eichler, 1836, 8°, XVI, pp.pp.129-224, (2), 4 gestochene Tafeln, orig. Broschur; frisches unbeschnittenes Exemplar. First Edition! - First report of Robert Remak's (1815-1865) discovery of the non-medullated nerve-fibres ("fibres of Remak"). - - Garrison & Morton No.1260 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane

      1836. relié. Bon état. A Paris, Lefrère libraire, 1836. In/8 reliure datée 1836 et signée David (1824-1895) en demi-maroquin à coins bleu, dos lisse à très beau décor doré et marqueté, pièce de titre brune, 804 p. L?'Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane est un roman picaresque publié par Lesage de 1715 à 1735. Il est considéré comme le dernier chef-d?'œuvre du genre picaresque. Alain-René Lesage, né à Sarzeau le 6 mai 1668 et mort à Boulogne-sur-Mer le 17 novembre 1747, romancier et auteur dramatique français.

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        The Fly-Fisher's Entomology Illustrated by coloured Illustrations of the Natural and Artificial Insect And accompanied by a few Observations and Instructions relative to Trout-and-Grayling Fishing

      London: Longman, Rees, Brown, Orme, Green, and Longman, 1836. First edition. With 19 hand-colored plates. Half title present. Pp. [2, half-title], iv, [vii]-viii, 1-115, [1, imprint]. 1 vols. Large 8vo. Bound in contemporary half brown morocco (somewhat rubbed, repair at head of spine). Inserted leaf with tipped-in advertisement for third ed. (1844) and angling verses by T.T. Stoddart, pencil notes on angling topics on inserted blank leaves. Very good copy of an important and frequently reprinted book. First edition. With 19 hand-colored plates. Half title present. Pp. [2, half-title], iv, [vii]-viii, 1-115, [1, imprint]. 1 vols. Large 8vo.

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        Nachricht von der Verfassung des Blinden-Instituts in Pesth, mit den Gebeten und Liedern der Zöglinge dieser Anstalt. Nebst einer Abhandlung über die Nothwendigkeit, Möglichkeit, den Nutzen, und über die Haupt-Erfordernisse einter Blinden-Erziehungs-Anstalt. Herausgegeben von Anton Joseph Dole?álek, Direktor des Blinden-Instituts. Mit der Abbildung einer eisernen Bettstatt, dem Grundrisse des Instituts-Gebäudes, der Unterrichts-Tabelle und mit Noten zu den Liedern

      Gedruckt mit v. Trattner-Károlyischen Lettern (Herrenhasse Nro 612), Pesth (Pest) 1836 - First edition. Text in German. In publisher's paper. Wrappers typographically ornamented. (7), 8-47, (1) p. and 4 lithograph and engraved plates. Early book on blind education. The "Blinden-Institut in Pest" was the fist institution for the blind in the Habsburg Monarchy and it is among the earliest of such schools in Europe. The school opened in 1826 and in 1836 it moved to its new building and apparently the publication of this book followed the important occasion. Edited by the director of the school Anton Joseph Dole?álek whose intention was to put the emphasis on music education according to the predominant thought of the 19th century that the only possible future for blind children is becoming a musician. The book contains the constitution of the institute, lists the nineteen pupils (officially twenty), five girls and fourteen boys, the house rules, the dress code and the preyers and songs for different times of the day. As illustrations, the lithograph and copper plates, show the floor plan of the building, the iron bedstead used in the institution, the school timetable for each day of the week (mostly music classes) and a plate printed on both sides with the notes and lyrics of the preyer songs. The income on this brochure has been devoted to establish a foundation for poor blind children, as it is printed on the rear wrappers. Early and scarce publication about blind education, especially with such detailed content. WorldCat locates only one copy in institutional holdings in Europe, no copies in the US. Front cover slightly stained, a stain on first leaves, no effect on legibility. Overall in very good condition. In publisher's paper. Wrappers typographically ornamented [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Examed critique de l'histoire de la geographie du nouveau continent et des progres de l'astronomie nautique aux quinzieme et seizieme siecles

      Gide, Paris 1836 - Humboldt's Five Volume Work On the "New Continent" With Colored Facsimiles of First Map to Show America. Par Alexandre de Humboldt.Five volumes. Octavos. 4 fold. hand col. maps (in Tom.5) Later cloth, foxed. Howes 7787 aa. "Classic of historical scholarship on early American geographical discovery." Fine hand colored facsimile of Juan de la Cosa's Mappe Monde of about 1500 in final volume. Ex-library: Phillips Academy, Andover.

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        1 THE YOUNG CHRISTIAN; 2 THE MOTHER AT HOME; 4 PARENTAL DUTIES; 5 THE LITTLE PHILOSOPHER; 7 THE TEACHER; 9 CHINA AND THE ENGLISH; THE WAY TO DO GOOD

      London, Allan Bell and Co., 1836-1837.. 6 of a 10 volume set, plus The Way to do Good, one of the extra volumes uniform with the 10, mentioned in the advert for the set. Editions unknown, The Little Philosopher and The Way to Do Good are dated 1837, the rest are dated 1836. Miniature books approximately 82 x 52 mm, 3¼ x 2½ inches, pages: [1]. (2), (viii), 313, (3); [2]. viii, 190, (2), 15; [4]. vi, (2), 189, 18; [5]. 214, (2); [7]. (2), 274; [9]. (6), 280; The Way to Do Good, (4), 276. Uniformly bound in the publisher's diamond patterned dark brown cloth, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, all edges gilt, pale yellow endpapers, decorative frame to all title pages and chapter headings. No.2: last page of adverts and rear endpaper slightly creased, tiny chip to fore-edge of endpaper; No: 4 a touch of wear to head of spine; No.5: a touch of wear to top and bottom of hinges, 5 mm (¼") split to bottom of upper hinge; No.7: very slightly worn at tail of spine; No. 9 a tiny rub to bottom of hinges, slight crack between front endpaper and title page, binding tight and firm; The Way to Do Good, minute splits at top and bottom of hinges, all contents clean, no inscriptions. All volumes tight and very good. The Mother at Home is attributed to John Abbott, Jacob's brother. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        SWITZERLAND Illustrated n a Series of Views Taken Expressly for This Work By WH. Bartlett

      George Virtue, London 1836 - Quarto. In two volumes, engraved vignette titles and regular title pages, 188pp., 152pp.,folding map at rear of volume two, 106 black and white engravings with tissue guards, beautifully bound by Thompson with his ticket on front pastedown, in full green morocco elaborately paneled in gilt to both boards spine and all edges gilt, occasional spots of foxing, a handsome set.

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        Bettler vor der Haustüre erhält von einer jungen Frau eine Gabe.

      . Aquarell über Bleistift, auf festem grautonigem Zeichenpapier, links unten monogrammiert und datiert "18 JG (ligiert) 42.". 24,5:17,1 cm.. Gilbert war Schüler von G Lance und debütierte 1836 in der Society of British Art mit einem Aquarell "Gefangennahme Will. Hastings' durch Richard Gloucester", 1837 und 1838 war er mit Arbeiten in der Royal Academy in London vertreten. Als Maler und Illustrator war er über Jahre erfolgreich tätig.

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        THE ANNUAL REGISTER OF INDIAN AFFAIRS WITHIN THE INDIAN (OR WESTERN) TERRITORY [No. 2]

      Shawanoe Baptist Mission, Ind. Ter. [Ks.]: J. Meeker, 1836.. 88pp. Modern half morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt. A bit of light foxing. Very good. The second number of McCoy's THE ANNUAL REGISTER..., of which only four numbers were ever printed, containing valuable firsthand particulars regarding the western Indian tribes. McCoy first visited the Prairies in 1828, with follow-up tours during the next three years. In 1831 he settled at the Shawanoe Mission in 1831, which had been founded by Lykins earlier that year. During the following years McCoy travelled widely in the western country. In 1835 he had Jothan Meeker, who had established a press at the Mission a year earlier, print the initial number of THE ANNUAL REGISTER.... McCoy's works are full of information regarding the Indian emigrant's introduction into the new country, and provide details concerning many tribes (e.g. Pawnee, Otoe, Omaha, Cherokee, Delaware, Kickapoo, Osage, Kansas, etc.). Also included are descriptions of the military posts within Indian Territory, conditions of various tribes, etc. Complete sets of the four numbers are rarely met with - even the Streeter set lacked the first number. Printing began in Kansas in 1834 and McCoy's ANNUAL REGISTERs are the first works of any substance printed in the state. SABIN 43111. HOWES M67, "aa." FIELD 983. GRAFF 2586. STREETER SALE 544 (ref). McMURTRIE & ALLEN (Meeker) 41.

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        Entdeckungs-Reise der französischen Corvette Astrolabe unternommen auf Befehl König Karls X. in den Jahren 1826-1829. Historischer Theil (=alles Erschienene). Aus dem Französischen mit einem lithographirten Atlas.

      Schaffhausen, Brodtmann, (1836). - Folio, circa 35,3 x 27,3 cm. 118 SS., 2 Bll., 60 Tafeln Pappe d. Zt. Mit Marmorpapierbezug Robert III, 1388; Lonchamp 854; vgl. Sabin 21210; Borba de Moraes I, 273. - Reich illustrierte deutsche Ausgabe des Berichts über die bedeutende Südsee-Expedition, die der französische Seefahrer und Polarforscher Jules-Sébastien-César Dumont d’Urville (1790 - 1842) in den Jahren 1826-1829 auf seinem Schiff "Astrolabe" unternahm. Die Forschungsreise führte unter anderem nach Neuseeland, zu den Fidschi-Inseln, nach Neukaledonien, Neuguinea, Tasmanien, zu den Karolinen und Celebes. Die Expediteure brachten über 1600 Pflanzenproben, rund 900 Gesteinsproben sowie Aufzeichnungen über die Sprachen auf den besuchten Inseln nach Frankreich. - Der Atlas enthält 60 Tafeln aus Joseph Brodtmannn lithografischer Anstalt in Schaffhausen. Die außergewöhnlich schönen Illustrationen von J. Siebert, J. Benz, Caspar Scheuchzer und J. Werner nach Louis Auguste de Sainson zeigen neben Orten (2 frühe Ansichten von Sidney) und Landschaften zahlreiche Portraits und ethnographische Darstellungen wie Tänze, rituelle Feste, Tätowierungen etc. - Die französische Originalausgabe war von 1830-33 in Paris in 13 Bänden erschienen. Hier der Historische Teil und der Atlas der deutschen Ausgabe in einem Band (alles Erschienene). - Einband etwas bestoßen und beschabt, Textteil stellenweise leicht stockig und zu Beginn im Rand feuchtigkeitsbedingt stärker braunfleckig; die Tafeln nur in den Rändern etwas stockfleckig, die Darstellungen selbst meist sauber. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar. - Complete copy of the German edition with 60 plates. Binding rubbed, text foxed and with heavier marginal staining. The beautiful plates with just minor foxing mostly in the margins, else fine.

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        De la Prostitution dans la Ville de Paris considérée sous le rapport de l'hygiène publique, de la morale et de l'administration, ouvrage appuyé de documents statistiques. Puisés dans les archives de la préfecture de police; avec cartes et tableaux. Précédé d'une notice historique sur la vie et les ouvrages de l'auteur, par Fr.Leuret.

      Baillière 1836 - Deux volumes in-8 (21 cm x 13,5 cm), XXIV-624-580 pp. Demi-maroquin rouge à coins soulignés de filets dorés. Dos lisse, filets et titres dorés. Coins usés. Quelques frottements à la reliure. Reliure de l'époque. Bons exemplaires de cette première étude globale sur la prostitution dans Paris dans son édition originale. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pickwick Papers (Original Parts 20 in 19)

      Chapman & Hall, London 1836 - First Editions, First Printings in the ORIGINAL MONTHLY PARTS. A superb set in the publisher's green pictorial wrappers with minor wear to the spines and edges. These ORIGINAL wrappers include 27 additional plates with the rare suppressed plates by R. W. Buss in part 3. A total of 70 plates present, with the 27 additions showing different versions of the original 43, some plates being variants not mentioned in Hatton and Cleaver. "These three artists (Seymour, Buss, "Phiz") etched, in all, 92 plates for the completed work; of which 43 are the "Originals" as they appeared in the first issue of the monthly parts, 4 are "Replacements," 2 are "Substitutes," and 24 are "Duplicates" of the originals: total 73. The remaining 19 are not dealt with in this bibliography" (Hatton and Cleaver pp 17). Fourteen of the front wrappers and twelve of the back wrappers are first issue (the wrappers, like the plates, can be found in a number of variants). The text has issue points in twelve of the nineteen books, in this set two of the parts show first issue text and ten show later issue text. The Pickwick advertiser is present and complete in eleven of the sixteen parts which call for it. The set also retains five of the seven "addresses" that were issued in the course of publication. Back ads present are Parts IX, one ad;, part X, one ad; Part XIII, two ads; Part XIV, one ad; Part XV, seven ads; Part XVII, three ads; Part XVIII, four ads; and Part XIX-XX, four ads. This shows twenty-three of the thirty-four ads called for in Hatton and Cleaver. Not complete as for the advertisements, but still with many more ads here than most copies in recent years. An overall excellent set documenting the progression and development of the illustrated plates and their variations housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Vorläufige Mittheilungen microscopischer Beobachtungen über den innern Bau der Cerbrospinalnerven und über die Entwickelung ihrer Formenelemente (pp.145-161, 1 Taf.).

      . Arch. Anat. Phys., 1836/2. - Berlin, im Verlag von G. Eichler, 1836, 8°, XVI, pp.pp.129-224, (2), 4 gestochene Tafeln, orig. Broschur; frisches unbeschnittenes Exemplar.. First Edition! - First report of Robert Remak's (1815-1865) discovery of the non-medullated nerve-fibres ("fibres of Remak"). - - Garrison & Morton No.1260

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        ?The Gun that Won the West? - ?Abe Lincoln may have freed all men, but Sam Colt made them equal? Samuel Colt?s three retained signed drafts of what he sent the Commissioner of Patents telling him of his ?various improvements? in his 1836 patent for ?revolving cylinder guns ? being desirous of securing his rights until he can perfect them??

      Paterson, New Jersey, 1836-1839. 8" x 13" ea. "Samuel Colt of Hartford, Connecticut, was granted a patent for ""revolving gun? on February 25, 1836. On March 5, 1836, he formed the Patent Arms Manufacturing Company in Paterson, New Jersey, to make the guns in quantity.Jeff Kinard in ?Pistols: An Illustrated History of Their Impact -Weapons and Warfare (Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, 2003) writes, ?In 1837 the new factory produced its first product, the tiny, five-shot Pocket Model Paterson Revolver ... Colt?s factory also produced the larger, five-chambered, caliber .31 Colt Belt Model Paterson Revolvers No. 2 and No. 3. The most famous of all Colt?s early production, however, was the Colt Holster Model Paterson Revolver No. 5, better known as the Texas Paterson ... The Paterson No. 5 appeared on the market [in 1838] only two years after Texas won independence from Mexico and one of the greatest periods of western expansion by the United States. Those attempting to tame the new frontier found it a violent and hostile place where one lived and died by the gun. Texans, most notably the Texas Rangers, quickly recognized the advantages of Colt?s big pistol ... The Rangers, usually outnumbered in unequaled encounters with hostile Indians, Mexicans, and desperadoes, appreciated the extra firepower of the Colt?s five shots ... The Paterson No. 5 quickly attained legendary status, its name permanently associated with Texas and the frontier...? No longer would the Texas Rangers have to pause in battle to reload single-shot pistols and rifles while the Indians continued firing arrows.On August 29, 1839, Colt was granted a patent for ?improvements in firearms and in the apparatus used therewith.? His 1839 patent begins, ?Be it known that I, Samuel Colt, of Paterson, in the county of Passaic and State of New Jersey, did obtain Letters Patent of the United States for an Improvement in Fire-Arms, which Letters Patent bear date on the 25th day of February, in the year 1836, and that I have made certain improvements in the construction of the said fire-arms, and also to the apparatus for loading and priming the same; and I do hereby declare that the following is a full and exact description of my said improvements. My first improvements appertain to rifles, guns, and pistols; my second to the construction of a cap-primer for containing the percussion caps and placing the same upon the nipples, and my third to a flask and other apparatus for loading the rifle or gun. For the general construction of my fire-arms, as originally patented I refer to the Letters Patent first above named [1836], the same being necessary to a perfect understanding of the improvements hereon, which I am now about to describe...?On April 27, 1835, Henry L. Ellsworth, son of patriot Oliver Ellsworth, was sworn in as Mayor of Hartford, Connecticut. He resigned after serving for seven weeks, having been appointed the first Commissioner of the U.S. Patent Office. Ellsworth became interested in Colt's revolver, so he encouraged the 21-year-old Hartford inventor to file a patent. After receiving his 1836 patent, like a true inventor, he began working on improvements to his firearms. He had specific ideas, but he still had to perfect them.Colt wrote to Ellsworth, telling him that, while not ready to file another patent, he would like to file a caveat to prevent someone else from filing a patent based upon his ideas, before he files his own patent. Colt described in detail his improvements to his original 1836 patent.Here offered are Samuel Colt?s undated retained drafts of the three documents sent to Commissioner of Patents Henry L. Ellsworth, each on watermarked laid paper, each signed by Colt. Ellipses marks (...) are used for omitted words, references to the drawing. Written in manuscript, there are additions and deletions in Colt?s hand.The DocumentsDisplayed in a custom designed black leather 11? x 14? x 1.25? presentation case with a gold-stamped smoking revolver on the cover.(1) Manuscript Document Signed ?Saml Colt,? with four words added in his hand, half-page, 8? x 13?. Fine condition.In full, ?To H.L. Ellsworth. Com: of patents ?" The petition of Samuel Colt of Paterson New Jersey respectfully sets forth that your petitioner has made various improvements in his & other patent revolving cylinder guns and their appendages, and being desirous of securing his rights until he can perfect them, he prays that the accompanying description and drawing may be filed as a caveat in the confidential archives of the patent office agreeable to the act of congress in such case made and provided your petitioner having paid $20 into the treasury and complied with other provisions of the act.?(2) Manuscript Document Signed ?Samuel Colt,? 2.5p, 8? x 13?, front & verso on two conjoined sheets. With deletions and additions, 40 words in his hand. Fine condition.In part, ?Samuel Colts caveat of improvements in various parts of fire arms and their appendages ?" First my improvement consists in rendering the charges, contained in the cylinder of my patent revolving cylinder gun safe by giving free passage for the escape of the fire which escapes latterly from the cylinder ... My second improvement consists in making the touch hole in the nipple conical ... having the base of the cone at the outside of the nipple, for the purpose of receiving a greater amount of heat and concentrating it when it reaches the load. My third improvement consists of a lever wherewith to force the balls into the chambers of the cylinder ... It is obvious that there are various modes of making such a lever, but one mode is represented for the illustration of the principle. It can be made to apply to all kinds of fire arms that load at the britch or have revolving cylinder chambers such as cochrans and others ?" My fourth improvement is in the bullet mould ... After the bullet has been cast, the cutter D is pushed to one side which clips off the stem and leaves the bullet finished ?" My fifth improvement consists in the valves of the powder flask ?" Instead of one valve, as used in the common flask for measuring the quantity of powder, I make use of two, one at the mouth of the flask stem and the other inside. When one is shut the other is open, and vice versa ... It is evident that all the parts above enumerated can be made and altered in various ways not necessary to enumerate; can but the object at present is to elucidate and secure the principle until they can be patented.? Colt has handwritten: ?The above principle is also applicable and has been applied by me to a flask having a number of tubes or chargers which expedite the loading of many chambered guns of all kinds.? Colt has crossed out the short paragraph beginning ?My sixth improvement is a military belt...?(3) Manuscript Document Signed ?Samuel Colt,? 1.5p, 8? x 13?, front & verso. With deletions and additions, 12 words in his hand. Fine condition.In part, ?My sixth improvement is in the bayonet = A (fig 1. Plate 2) represents a gun barrel with the bayonet B having a ferule C at its lower end made to slide up and [down] the barrel ... The mortise or notch d. at the britch end of the barrel has its upper side dovetailed...? Cold has handwritten fig 3 is an end view of the barrel and bayonet. My seventh improvement is in a case for containing caps ... This improvement differs from the common cap case in being double, and having an involute channel for the reception of the caps instead of an annular one, and also in having the follower slide upon its axes instead of being fixed ... the cover is opened and the involute channel filled with caps, the catch h is then disengaged and the cover fastened ... The operation is the same on each side but independent of each other, the central pin allowing the axes to work independent of each other.??The Colt revolver was known as ?the gun that won the West? ... A popular post-Civil War slogan said ?Abe Lincoln may have freed all men, but Sam Colt made them equal,?? wrote reporter Stephen H. Wyman in his 1989 article about Colt Firearms in the ?Washington Post.?At the August 28, 1999, sale held by Early American History Auctions, these three documents in their presentation case was estimated at $100,000-up."

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        HESSEN. "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.

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        [Manuscript Lesson Book]: Miss Roxanna W. Gross' Piece Book. Andrew Pingree Instructor. 1836

      [Scituate, Massachusetts]. 1836. Quarto. Contemporary limp marbled wrappers with 26 leaves of ribbon stitched multi-colored paper laid in. Fine. A very attractive exercise book with calligraphic title, and poems gathered from various sources neatly written on paper in shades of violet, purple, pink, blue, yellow, and white. Although the album's geographical origins are not explicit, Roxanna Wilder Gross was born in 1822 and lived in Scituate, Massachusetts. She would have been 12 or 13 years old when this piece book was created. Her instructor, Rev. Andrew Pingree, was a Universalist minister and school teacher. .

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        Jocelyn. Episode. Journal trouvé chez un curé de village

      Furne et Gosselin, Paris 1836 - Deux volumes in-8 (211 x 136 mm), demi-maroquin vert, coins, dos à cinq nerfs orné, tranches mouchetées (reliure d'époque). Edition originale. Tampon Rosstrevor House Library sur la première page de garde. (dos passé, défauts d'usage, coiffes usées, coins émoussés, quelques feuillets mal alignés, rousseurs). // Two octavo volumes (211 x 136 mm), green three-quarter morocco, spine tooled raised on five bands, sprinkled edges (contemporary binding). First edition. Stamp Rosstrevor House Library on first end-paper. (spine faded, defects of use, top and bottom of spine used, corner bumped, some leaves not well lined-up, brownings).

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        BAYERN. - Oberbayern, Salzburg und Tirol. - 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.

      Lindauer,, Mchn., 1836 - 20,5 x 26,5 cm. 21 S., 1 Bl. Mit 24 Lithographien von Gustav Kraus. 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. Illustr. OPp. von Franz Seitz (?).

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        FIRST, SECOND, THIRD, FOURTH, FIFTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE DIRECTORS (1836-1840); REPORTS OF THE ENGINEERS 1836-7 and 1838-9; PROCEEDINGS OF THE ANNUAL MEETINGS OF THE WESTERN RAIL-ROAD CORPORATION December 12, 1838 and March 12, 1840.

      Dutton & Wentworth, Printers, Boston 1836 - A bound volume containing a collection of ten publications relating to the Western Rail-Road Corporation from the incorporation in 1836 to 1840. The First Annual Report from 1836 is included twice. Bound in comtemporary three quarter leather, which is moderately to heavily worn, with the front hinge very weak. There is minor to moderate foxing, and the final half of the text is lightly stained at the top corner. The 1836-37 Reports of the Engineers is complete with two fold-out maps which were printed on very thin onion-skin paper. These two maps have been detached, and are misfolded, with minor tearing, as well as some foxing. A ready-made collection of the founding documents of this railroad company, which starts in Boston winding its way across the state where it enters New York State at West Stockbridge. Size: Octavo (8vo) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        O KA HULIANO, HE OLELO NIELE IA E MOAKAKA AI KE ANO O KA PALAPALA HEMOLELE

      Oahu: Mei Pai Palapala a na Misionairi, 1836.. 152pp. 12mo. Contemporary calf, spine tooled in gilt, leather label. Hinges lightly rubbed. Bookplate on front pastedown. Fine. The second edition, with a printing of only 3,000 copies. The title translates as: "The inquiry, questions illustrating the meaning of the Holy Scriptures. A good thing for Sunday Schools. Book I. About the story of Jesus and his miracles." This copy is from the library of James F. Hunnewell (1832- 1910), with his bookplate. Hunnewell was a Boston book collector and bibliographer. He published a BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS in 1869. His father, James Hunnewell, became familiar with the islands when the ship he was on was sold to Hawaiian chiefs; Hunnewell was responsible for collecting the payment in sandalwood and then selling it in China. As a result, he spent several months in the islands and became friendly with the local populace. In 1820 he arrived in Honolulu as second mate on the brig Thaddeus, the ship bearing the first American missionaries and the first printing press. He later developed a significant business in Hawaii which grew into the commercial house later known as C. Brewer & Company. Though he returned to Charlestown, Masachusetts, he spent the rest of his life actively engaged in exporting goods to Hawaii and California. Part of his considerable fortune was given to found Oahu College. A lovely association copy in a beautiful contemporary binding. FORBES 1019. JUDD 141. DAB IX, p.381.

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        First Annual Report of the Colonization Commissioners of South Australia to His Majesty's Principal Secretary of State For the Colonies 1836

      London: House of Commons, 28 July, 1836. Tall quarto, 40pp. with handcoloured lithographed sheet; bound in splendid full crimson crushed morocco with gilt lettering by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Letter of instruction to William Light. A significant publication in the early history of South Australia, being the first report of the Colonization Commission tasked with selling land in the infant colony to provide the capital for colonial development. The sale of land in South Australia owed much to the 'science of colonial management' propounded by Edward Wakefield Gibbon, and within a decade was confounded with difficulty as the colony accrued massive debt from the British government. This report publishes important correspondence relating to the early survey, including the letters of instruction to Surveyor-General William Light and his assistants (including Boyle Travers Finniss). The lithographed map by Arrowsmith is titled "Part of Southern Australia from the 132 to 141 degree of East Longitude".From the library of Dr. Robert Edwards, AO, in a remarkably bold and handsome binding by master English bookbinders Sangorski and Sutcliffe.

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        SKETCH OF THE SEMINOLE WAR, AND SKETCHES DURING A CAMPAIGN. By a Lieutenant of the Left Wing

      Charleston: Dan J. Dowling, 1836.. [2],[6],311,[1]pp. Antique half calf and marbled boards. A couple of small ink notations to the outer margin of text, light foxing. Untrimmed, very good. One of the rarest personal narratives of the second Seminole War of 1835-36. The volume was absent from the Streeter collection, which contained some of the rarest Seminole War material. It is also lacking from several otherwise exhaustive collections of southern military history. The author was an officer in the South Carolina volunteer regiment commanded by Col. A.H. Brisbane. James Servies, in the new edition of his BIBLIOGRAPHY OF WEST FLORIDA, identifies the author as W.W. Smith on the basis of a NILES WEEKLY REGISTER article about the book. Smith gives a general history of the beginning of the war, then proceeds to a narrative of his experience with the South Carolina volunteers between the formation of the regiment in January 1836 and the termination of their service at St. Augustine in May. He gives a lively firsthand account of the campaign and his part in it, with interesting observations on the land, natural history, and Indians, as well as military details. He also provides a "Vocabulary of the Seminole language." HOWES S284. SERVIES, FLORIDA 1913. CLARK III:237. GILCREASE-HARGRETT, p.336. FIELD 1418. EBERSTADT 103:106. SABIN 81536. AMERICAN IMPRINTS 40183.

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        Séraphita. Extrait du Livre mystique

      Werdet, Paris 1836 - In-8 (20,8 x 13,4 cm), faux-titre, titre, 376 pp., (3) ff., demi-basane fauve à coins, dos lisse orné, tranches marbrées (reliure pastiche). Première édition séparée de ce roman, dont il fut fait un tirage à part à 300 exemplaires, qui est constitué du Tome II du Livre mystique (seconde édition, Werdet, 1836), (Clouzot). (Menus défauts, angle inférieur du feuillet 147 arraché, quelques petites mouillures légères, quelques trous de vers dans la marge inférieure des 38 premières pages, traces sur les 3 premiers feuillets, rousseurs). // Octavo (20,8 x 13,4 cm), half-title, title, 376 pp., (3) ff., fawn three-quarter roan, smooth spine tooled, marbled edges (XXth cent. pastiche binding). First separated edition, limited printing of 300 copies, being the vol. 2 of "Le Livre mystique" (second edition, Werdet, 1836), (Clouzot). (Minor defects, lower corner of leaf 147 missing, some little light water-stains, some worm holes on low margin of 38 first pages, marks on 3 first leaves, foxing).

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        Ouchy, the port of Lausanne. Originally handcoloured.

      London, n.d. (1836),. 12x17.5 cm.,. From the very rare original coloured English edition of Bartlett / Beattie, printed in 'Bistre'( light brown) and then handcoloured. Engraved by J. Cousins after W.H. Bartlett.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        Capriccio for horn solo woodwinds and brass. Autograph manuscript full score. Composed for Queen Victoria's visit to Woburn Abbey in 1841. Apparently unpublished

      Folio (ca. 303 x 240 mm). [25], [i] (blank) pp. Notated in black ink on paper with the watermark "SE & Co. 1836." 20 staves per page, drawn with rastrum. Partially paginated. Undated, but ca. 1841. With autograph titling "Capriccio – Musica del M.o F. Schira" and inscription "Composto in Occasione della visita della Regina al Castello di Woburn del Duca di Bedford", most probably in Schira's hand, to upper and lower blank margins of first page. Occasional autograph corrections, annotations in Italian and English, performance markings, and cuts in black ink and pencil in Italian and English. Scored for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn obbligato, 2 horns, and bassoon, the work comprises several interlinked movements, which incorporate two British national songs, "God Save the Queen" (the national anthem) and "Rule Brittania," as well as two variations and two short cadenzas for solo horn. Loosely sewn. Light dampstaining, fraying, and occasional tearing to outer edges; moderate soiling to first page and lower corners; occasional light smudging not affecting music; pp. 21-22 creased at folds. Together with: A complete set of manuscript parts, notated principally by one copyist. Contemporary ivory paper wrappers. Folio (ca. 303 x 240 mm). Horn obbligato: [11], [i] (blank) pp.; flute [11], [i] (blank) pp.; oboe: [12] pp.; clarinet: [12] pp.; bassoon: [12] pp.; 2 horns: [21], [i] (blank) pp. Notated in black ink on paper with watermark "SE & Co. 1836." 12 staves per page, drawn with rastrum. Autograph titling "Capriccio – Musica del M.o F. Schira" to blank upper margin of first pages; occasional annotations, corrections, erasures, and cuts in pencil and black ink – some autograph – throughout; some passages of music perhaps copied by Schira himself. Upper wrappers inscribed "Signor Puzzi..," most likely a reference to the great horn virtuoso Giovanni Puzzi, for whom this work was probably composed. Edges of wrappers and some leaves with minor dampstaining and foxing; final pages of each part with remnants of adhesive slightly affecting music, as well as one or more thin strips of blank paper partially (or formerly) laid down over one or more staves; occasional minor tears with slight loss, and wear to edges not affecting music; light bleeding; pp. 9-10 of flute part folded into inner margin with 4 vertical creases. . Apparently unpublished. Not in Grove works list. As the inscription indicates, the Capriccio was composed for the visit of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert to Woburn Abbey, the residence of the Duke of Bedford, on July 26-29, 1841. According to the Morning Post (July 28, 1841), Giovanni Puzzi (1792-1876), the most celebrated horn virtuoso of his time, was contracted to superintend "the band and all musical arrangements" for this special occasion. Elizabeth Bradley Strauchen, "Giovanni Puzzi: His Life and Work..." (D. Phil thesis, University of Oxford, 2000), p. 85. Schira's Capriccio, which showcased Puzzi and his small "band" of wind instruments, was probably one such "musical arrangement." As the present score and parts include additional performance markings, corrections, cuts, and other signs of use, it is possible that Puzzi and his musicians performed from them. Puzzi was "principal horn at the KingÂ’s Theatre, the Philharmonic Society (1821–4) and the Concert of Ancient Music (1823–6), as well as at provincial festivals; he was also the first professor of horn at the Royal Academy of Music, where he played in the Royal Academic Concerts. He also organized a chamber music series in 1837, known as Classical Concerts for Wind Instruments... [Puzzi] enjoyed a virtual monopoly of private and benefit concerts for over 20 years. The large body of works composed and arranged by Puzzi formed the basis of his solo repertory, and reflects both the extreme popularity of the Italian Opera and the fascination for virtuoso performers that was then characteristic of London musical life. His works include a concerto, fantasias and numerous vocal arrangements with horn obbligato (MSS in GB-Lbl). These compositions, and those written for him by contemporaries, represent the apex of chromatic hand horn technique in the cor-mixte style." Elizabeth Bradley Strauchen in Grove online Schira was an Italian composer, conductor, and teacher. "After a brief visit to Paris in 1842, Schira was appointed director of music at the newly opened Princess's Theatre in London. In 1843 he conducted a short season under Alfred Bunn's management at Covent Garden, and in the following year joined Bunn at Drury Lane on the resignation of Benedict as conductor. He remained there intermittently until 1847, conducting both foreign adaptations and a number of English operas... Schira conducted Bunn's 1852 season at Drury Lane, but thereafter he devoted himself to teaching singing... while continuing to compose... He was totally opposed to any style other than the Italian, which led the Musical Times to declare, on his death, that ‘his music suffered mainly from the disavantage of being out of fashionÂ’... Despite his narrow musical tastes, Schira was, after Verdi, one of the outstanding Italian opera composers of his generation. Arditi, who conducted the première of Niccolò de' Lapi, justly described the work as ‘a patriotic opera Â… written in the genuine Italian style Â… fervid, melodious, and free from pretence or assumptionÂ’. Selvaggia, his masterpiece, is even more powerful: its through-composed texture sustains a consistent dramatic tension which clearly foreshadows the methods of Puccini." Nigel Burton and Keith Horner in Grove online.

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        Voyage Autour du Monde, fait par ordre de sa majesté l'Empereur Nicolas 1er sur la Corvette Le Seniavine, dans les années 1826, 1827, 1828 et 1829 [with] Partie nautique text volume

      Paris and St. Petersburg: Lithographie de Engelmann et Compagnie; C. Hintze, 1836. Two volumes comprising: Atlas folio, with 51 lithographed plates and three maps (one folding); light water stains on the upper margins of the text pages and the plates; original quarter morocco and marbled boards; the quarto text volume with five coastal profiles (two folding) and 10 maps (one folding); including a large folding map of "Aliaska" tipped in between pages 274 and 275 (not mentioned by Lada-Mocarski or any other authority); a few pages lightly foxed, and with marginal annotations in pencil and in ink by the Pacific scholar and collector George Davidson and his ownership signature on the title-page; contemporary half roan, cloth sides renewed. Exceptionally rare Russian voyage into the north Pacific. One of the rarest and most beautiful of all illustrated Pacific voyage publications, featuring fine lithographic plates of Alaska and the Northwest Coast, the Caroline Islands, Guam and the Philippines.We offer here a substantial portion of the very rare official account of the Lütke voyage. The full account of the voyage comprises two discrete publications since the Historical and Hydrographical sections were separately published by different publishers. In addition, some parts were available in either Russian or French versions (the complicated bibliography of these editions is fully dealt with by Lada-Mocarski in his Bibliography of Books on Alaska published before 1868).All printed materials relating to the Lütke voyage are notoriously rare. This is the famous American voyage collector Fred Ellis's set of this voyage, which comprises the Historical Atlas, published in Paris by Engelmann to accompany either French or Russian versions of the text; the two text volumes for the Partie Historique are supplied here in a modern facsimile of the French version (Amsterdam, 1971). These are accompanied by the Russian-published French-language text volume of the Hydrographical section. The Hydrographical atlas is not presentComplete sets of both parts (that is, with both text and atlas volumes) are virtually impossible to obtain; the French edition, which is just as rare as the Russian, is said to have been almost entirely bought by Russians (Brunet, quoted by Lada-Mocarski) explaining its extraordinary rarity today.The Lütke expedition of 1826-1829 was the last great Russian scientific voyage to the Northwest coast of America. The expedition sailed to the Pacific via Cape Horn, and reached Sitka on the Northwest Coast and spent over a month there. They continued north to Unalaska and the Aleutian Islands, before sailing into the Bering Sea and surveying the coast of the Alaskan Peninsula. As winter approached the expedition turned southward to the Caroline group of Micronesia where they stayed for most of 1828, followed by Guam and the Philippines. The return voyage stopped at St Helena Island in the south Atlantic before finishing at Kronstadt in September 1829.The 51 plates in the atlas, many of them comprising two images, were lithographed by the Parisian specialist printer Engelmann from the original drawings. Working in Paris from 1816, Godefroy Engelmann was the pioneer and best exponent of the new techniques of lithography in book illustration that gradually replaced older methods from the 1820s onwards. In this copy the plates are examples of the more desirable form identified by Lada-Mocarski, printed on fine India paper and mounted into the atlas rather than printed directly onto thick paper.Renowned for their exceptional detail and finesse, the plates are rivalled only by those of Choris as the finest nineteenth-century depictions of the Pacific. They comprise sensitive portraits, landscapes, village scenes, native habitations, canoes and sailing craft, tools and weapons, and more. The depictions of tropical foliage are of exceptional quality. The plates are significant as an ethnographic record of the indigenous peoples of the Northwest coast, Unalaska, Kamchatka and present-day Micronesia.

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