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        The History of Texas; or, the Emigrant's, Farmer's, and Politician's Guide to the Character, Climate, Soil, and Productions of that Country: Geographically Arranged From Personal Observations and Experiences

      Cincinnati: Stereotyped and Published by J.A. James & Co.. 1836. First. First edition. 12mo. 336pp. Lacks the folding map. Original muslin cloth with remnant of printed paper spine label. A couple of contemporary owner's name and in initials, small crease and modest dampstain tidemark on titlepage, spine label quite tanned and moderately chipped, scattered foxing in text, bottom 1" of cloth lacking at foot, still a sound and presentable good copy. "Conditions just prior to the Revolution described by an actual observer" - Howes 48. Apparently this copy made the rounds: one of the owner's inscriptions is particularly interesting: "Samuel Haggard pd. on[e] dollar". One Squire Haggard, the son of Samuel Haggard of Bedford County, Tennessee, served in the Army of the Republic of Texas in 1836-7 during its war for independence with Mexico. This copy also bears the contemporary penciled initials "F.Q. $1.25" and the contemporary penciled name "Joseph Sharp" (a Joseph Sharp also served in the Army of the Republic of Texas). Important contemporary history of Texas, lacking the map, as often. .

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        The Botanist. (Containing accurately coloured figures, of tender and hardy ornamental plants; with descriptions, scientific and popular; intended to convey both moral and intellectual gratification).

      R. Groombridge, Edinburgh, W. White, Dublin, J. Robertson,, London, 1836 - Vol. 1-2 in 1 Band. London, R. Groombridge, Edinburgh, W. White, Dublin, J. Robertson, 1836-1838. 23x18 cm. Gestoch. Titelblatt, S. 31-100, Tafel 1-48, 51-98, 101-103 und 186 (total 100 kolor. gestoch. Tafeln) mit je 2-4 S. Text. HLdr.-Bd. mit Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung. Nissen, Botanik, 2224. - Insgesamt erschienen 5 Bände mit 250 kolorierten gestochenen Tafeln. Hier vorhanden als Frontispiz die Tafel 186 (Comparettia coccinea) aus Band 4 und die Tafeln 101-103 aus Band 3, es fehlen die Tafeln 49 und 50 (Solanum Balbisii und Leontice chrysogonum) in Band 1 und die Tafeln 99 und 100 (Boronia pinnati und Euphorbia jacquiniaeflora) in Band 2. - Ohne Titelblätter, Vorwort und Index. - (Einband etwas berieben. Exlibris auf Innendeckel. Wenige Tafeln leicht gebräunt). - Breitrandiges Exemplar. Sprache: Englisch HLdr.-Bd. mit Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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.

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        Taschenbuch für die Einwohner Berlins und der Provinz Brandenburg. Und einem Nachtrag. Zum Gebrauch für Hausbesitzer, Haus- und Vamilienväter, Lehr- und Brotherren, Gewerbebtreibende aller Klassen.

      Berlin und Leipzig, Carl Heymann, 1836.. XII, 820, VI, 178 Seiten. GOLDGEPRÄGTER HalbLeder der Zeit, VollFarbschnitt. 2. verbesserte Auflage. 8°.. "Auch unter dem Titel: Vollständiges Archiv aller Verordnungen, Verfügungen, Polizei-Gesetze und Bestimmungen, welche auf die bürgerlichen Verhältnisse und das Geschäftsleben der Einwohner Berlins und der Provinz Brandenburg bezug haben." ------------------------ Bauwissenschaftlicher Nachtrag. Auch unter dem Titel: Der Eigenthümer von städtischen und ländlichen Grundstücken oder Praktischer Rathgeber beim Ankauf, Besitz, Bau und Verkauf von Gebäuden aller Art von P. Bigot. Berlin, Heymann, 1836. -------------------- Mit altem Besitzvermerk auf dem vorderen fliegenden Vorsatz mit Bleistift. Titelblatt, sowie Vorwort und Inhaltsverzeichnis am unteren Rand fleckig. Weitere Seiten SEHR GUT UND FRISCH! Einband am vorderen Gelenk gebrochen, Ecken leicht bestoßen, sonst aber gut. Siehe Foto.

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        Wechselbilder von Land- und Seereisen, Abentheuern, Begebenheiten, Staatsereignissen, Volks- und Sittenschilderungen während einer Fahrt nach Brasilien und eines zehnjährigen Aufenthalts daselbst, in den Jahren 1825 bis 1834. Mit Berücksichtigung des Schicksals der nach Brasilien ausgewanderten Deutschen

      Hamburg, Hoffmann und Campe 1836.. Tit., 300 S. Bedruckter Orig.-Umschlag. Schröder, Lexikon der hamburgischen Schriftsteller I, 365: "... ging 1825 nach Brasilien, wo er bis 1834 lebte, worauf er in Hamburg seinen Wohnsitz nahm, wo er sich als Particulier mit litterarischen Arbeiten beschäftigte"; Borba de Moraes I, 112: "Bösche was an officer in the foreign corps of the Brazilian army. In this book he narrates the events which took place between 1825 and 1829" - Umschlag mit zwei kleinen Eckabrissen. Unaufgeschnitten. Anfangs Blätter an der oberen Ecke und zum Schluss an der unteren Ecke etwas gestaucht. Tls. leicht braunfleckig.

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        Wechselbilder von Land- und Seereisen, Abentheuern, Begebenheiten, Staatsereignissen, Volks- und Sittenschilderungen während einer Fahrt nach Brasilien und eines zehnjährigen Aufenthalts daselbst, in den Jahren 1825 bis 1834. Mit Berücksichtigung des Schicksals der nach Brasilien ausgewanderten Deutschen.

      Hamburg, Hoffmann und Campe 1836. - Tit., 300 S. Bedruckter Orig.-Umschlag. Schröder, Lexikon der hamburgischen Schriftsteller I, 365: ". ging 1825 nach Brasilien, wo er bis 1834 lebte, worauf er in Hamburg seinen Wohnsitz nahm, wo er sich als Particulier mit litterarischen Arbeiten beschäftigte"; Borba de Moraes I, 112: "Bösche was an officer in the foreign corps of the Brazilian army. In this book he narrates the events which took place between 1825 and 1829" - Umschlag mit zwei kleinen Eckabrissen. Unaufgeschnitten. Anfangs Blätter an der oberen Ecke und zum Schluss an der unteren Ecke etwas gestaucht. Tls. leicht braunfleckig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Decision of the Three Judges of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, pronounced seriatim Monday, 11th of April, 1836, on the Applicability of the Marriage Act of England to this Colony; with a report of the case, and a review of the arguments.

      - Sydney, printed by William Jones 1836. Octavo unbound as issued (an early if not original strip of paper down the spine); [2],40pp (last blank), [1] (blank). Title and last blank dusty. Inscribed and signed by Dillon - then a solicitor to the Supreme Court - to John Gurner who arrived in Sydney in 1817 as Barron Field's clerk, became the chief clerk, and later a commissioner of the Supreme Court. One of the earliest authoritive attacks on legal judgments published in the colony - and worthy of notice as the case hinged upon the concept of legal independence from Great Britain. Ferguson (2116) appends an uncommonly long note indicating that he at least found it of interest and import ('important case' are his words). A John Maloney was convicted of bigamy but made representation that as he had first married after, and not in accordance with, the passing of the Marriage Act then his first marriage was invalid. The Chief Justice (Forbes) and Justice Dowling determined the Marriage Act had no application in New South Wales and found him guilty; Justice Burton disagreed as does Dillon in this pamphlet. He has found himself unable to merely report the case without comment as this decision now left the colony with 'no law prevailing here as to marriage'. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        "Cours sur la génération, l'ovologie et l'embryologie, fait au Muséum d'histoire naturelle en 1836 … recueilli et publié par M. Deschamps."

      Paris: "Librairie médicale de Trinquart, Rue de L'École de Médecine, 9,". 1836. "First edition, 4to, pp. [4], 191, [1] errata; 10 lithograph plates at the back, 4 folding; 2 folding plates with short tears, another with a longer tear (but no loss in any instance); original printed gray paper-covered boards (publisher's ads on back cover), edges rubbed, top of spine chipped away, minor spots and stains; a good, sound copy. The plates, printed on cheap paper, are uniformly toned and slightly spotted. ""Protégé of Cuvier, talented, unusually skillful"" (DSB) Flourens founded, with Arago, the Comptes rendu, still one of the greatest of all scientific periodicals, and tusseled with Victor Hugo over an election to the French Academy. His work was precise, and largely accurate, and he made a number of important discoveries in his field of physiology. But he was often authoritarian, and he notoriously criticized Darwin in 1864."

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        Das Provinzial - Recht des Herzogthums Neu - Vorpommern und des Fürstenthums Rügen. Im Auftrage des Königlichen Justiz-Ministeriums für die gesetz-Revision, nach der Ordnung des Allgemeinen Landrechts aus amtlichen Quellen bearbeitet.

      Greifswald. Akad. Buchh. Koch.1836/37.. 6 Bände in 4 Büchern. 21 x 14 cm. 1 Blatt, 138, 173 S., 1 Blatt, 164 S., 2 Blatt, 121 S; 1 Blatt, 390 S.,1 Blatt, 294S.; 1 Blatt, 269 S., 1 Blatt, 294 S.; 263 Seiten. Die Bände 1-5 in Original Pappkarton mit rotem Rückenschild, Band 6 abweichend Marmorierter Karton mit rotem Rückenschild. Etwas berieben und bestoßen.. Komplette Reihe des Provinzial-Rechts, so selten. Titelblätter etwas stockfleckig, insgesamt aber ein sehr sauberes Exemplar. Stempel auf fliegenden Blättern.

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        Chandos Leigh ALS 1836 (Handwritten Letter)

      1836 - Letter States, "January 25, 1836, Dear Son, I feel much obliged to you for your letter. It would give me much pleasure to dine at the Club on Saturday next but I fear that I shall not be able to partake of any festivities this week being humbled with a severe cough that renders ??? for me to take great care of it. I fear that I shall be also prevented from attending the fancy ball on Thursday. I am going to see Johnson about it today at Birmingham. I am dear Son, yours very truly, Chandos Leigh. (P.S.) I have just heard it reported my ?? friend & neighbor, Lord Houd is dead, I hope it is not true." Chandos Leigh (1791-1850) was a schoolmate of Byron at Harrow; as a young man he was part of a circle of young liberals, including Byron, Hobhouse, Sheridan, etc., who congregated at Holland House. Leigh's literary career began with the publication of several volumes of verse, much esteemed by his friends. His later efforts were for the most part privately printed in Warwick. Chandos Leigh was also the cousin of Jane Austen. DATE PUBLISHED: 1836 EDITION:

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        Views in India, Chiefly Among the Himalaya Mountains

      London: Fisher, Son and Co., 1836. A nicely-preserved copy of the 1838 1st edition. VG in publisher's original 1/4 leather over green cloth boards. Bright gilt-lettering and gilt-decorated compartments along spine. Minor rubbing along spine and minor fraying along top and bottom edges of the front and back panels. 37 beautiful steel-engraved plates by George Francis White, each with its own tissue guard. Light, minor foxing thruout. Handsome and still tightly-bound. All edges gilt. Folio, 94 pgs. plus magnificent marbled endpapers. . First Edition. Collectible; Very Good.

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        Ueber zwei Versuche den Chimborazo zu besteigen. (Gelesen in der öffentlichen Versammlung deutscher Naturforscher in Jena, 26 Sept. 1836). 8vo (195 x 125mm). pp.31. Original printed wrappers.

      Separately printed. "Das sind die flüchtigen Bemerkungen über zwei Besteigungen des Chimborazo, die ich mir erlaubt habe, aus einem ungedruckten Reisejournale einfach mitzutheilen. Wo die Natur so mächtig und gross und unser Bestreben rein wissenschaftlich ist, kann wohl die Darstellung jedes Schmuckes der Rede entbehren" (p. 31).//Löwenberg 157.

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        Denkbuch über die Anwesenheit Ihrer K. K. Majestäten Franz des Ersten und Caroline Auguste in Böhmen im Jahre 1833.

      Prag, L. Hennig, 1836. - Lithogr. Titel, XXII, (2), 213, (1) SS. Mit 80 lithogr. Tafeln. Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgepr. grünem Rückenschildchen. Folio. Einzige Ausgabe. - Die Tafeln zeigen die von den böhmischen Gemeinden und Städten zu Ehren des Kaiserpaares errichteten Ehrenpforten mit Hintergrundansichten von Budweis, Königgrätz, Pilsen, Prag und vieler kleiner Orte dieser Kreise, ferner Transparente, Gebäudedekorationen u. v. m. - Papierbedingt wie stets gleichmäßig etwas gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig. Einband berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, Vordergelenk angeplatzt. Lipperheide Sc 24. Hiler 381. Nebehay/Wagner 201. Rümann 445. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Descriptiones plantarum novarum (Brasilienses):.

      Plantae Quatuor Brasiliensis Novae. (Petropoli) 1836. 4to (300 x 230 mm). pp. 1-8, with 4 (2 folded) lithographed plates./ Essai monographique sur les espèces d'Ériocaulon du Brésil. (Petropoli) 1838. 4to. pp. 9-30, with 9 (4 folded) lithographed plates./ Compositae Brasilienses Novae. (Petropoli 1838). 4to. pp. 31-45, with 9 folded lithographed plates. Contemporary wrappers. August Gustav Heinrich Bongard (1786-1839) German botanist living in St.Petersburg. A scarce publication on Brasilian plants. It was published in the 'Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St. Pétersb. ser . 6, Sci. math. nat. 5 (2)'. The 3 publications were reprinted and a new title 'Descriptiones plantarum novarum' was added.//Provenance: Giovanni Casaretto (1812-1879), Italian botanist and traveller, and author of 'Novarum stirpium brasiliensium decades', Genoa 1842; his herbarium is at the Universities of Turin and Genoa. //Stafleu & Cowan 22.001.

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        Nature

      James Munroe and Co., Boston, MA 1836 - (full book description) James Munroe and Co., Boston, MA, 1836. 1st Edition VG-, Hard Cover, DJ Not Issued. Size=5"x7.5", 95pgs. B/W Portrait. Embossed black cover with gold lettering. Second state. Page 94 corrected to read 94 not 92. Possibly 1500 copies printed. This work has been noted in 16 different types of cloth with 5 different styles of blindstamp. The Myerson Collection contains 7 copies of Nature, all in different bindings, reflecting the fact that the book was bound up in small batches as sales warranted. Covers slightly worn head and foot of spine, ink owner name on front endpaper, dust foxing specks on endpapers and Title Page just a little in text, o.w. clean and tight. Has Walter Chrysler's, founder of Chrysler Corporation, gold embossed possibly black leather backing 1-1/2" oval EX-LIBRIS plate inside front cover. Also has a frontispiece like portrait of Emerson laid in. It didn't come with book as book is printed anonymously. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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

      Published by R. B. Davis, London 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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        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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        Die Wunder der Natur und die Wunderwerke der Welt, oder Vater Brissons Unterhaltungen mit seinen Kindern über Natur- und Kunstmerkwürdigkeiten. Ein belehrendes Bilderbuch. Hrsg. v. H. [Heinrich] Müller. Neu durchgesehene und verbesserte Auflage, hrsg. v. Carl Straus.

      Hamburg, Herold, (1836),. 8vo. Mit gest. Frontispiz u. 32 colorirten Abb. (24 auf 4 Taf. sowie 8 auf dem Orig.-Umschlag). IV, 132 S. Illustr. OPp. Grünschnitt.. Wegehaupt 1488. - Das Frontispiz zeigt ein zu der Zeit ganz neues "Wunder", den Magdeburger Bahnhof in Leipzig mit der Lokomotive "Blitz". Über die sieben Weltwunder, Naturwunder wie Blitz, Feuer, Hagel, Sternschnuppe, Erdbeben, weiter über die Glocke, Deichbruch, Schießpulver, Dampfwagen u. Eisenbahn etc. Die Abbildungen nach dem Alphabet von A bis Z angeordnet. - Einband stark berieben u. bestoßen sowie fleckig gebräunt. Durchgehend etw. fleckig gebräunt, kl. Braunfleck über die ersten Bl.

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        The Confessions of an Elderly Gentleman

      38 - London - Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green and Longman 1836 - A scarce pair of novels by The Countess of BlessingtonThe Confessions of an Elderly Gentleman and The Confessions of an Elderly Lady. Both illustrated with portraits from highly finished drawings by E. T. Parris. Both are first editions. To The Confessions of an Elderly Gentlemanthere are six female portraits and to The Confessions of an Elderly Lady there are eight portraits. Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington (1789 - 1849) was an Irish novelist. Edmund Thomas Parris (1793 - 1873) was an English history, portrait, subject, and panorama painter, book illustrator, designer and art restorer. He was appointed history painter to Queen Adelaide, Queen Consort of William IV, and painted Queen Victoria's coronation in 1838 and the Duke of Wellington's funeral in 1852. Previous owner's ink inscriptions to titles, previously crossed out. Condition: In diced calf bindings. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities and occasional rubbing and marks to boards and ink annotation to spine label. Three hinges slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound but with frontispiece starting slightly to one volume. Bright and generally clean throughout with only occasional spots, mostly to plates, and handling marks. OVerall: VERY GOOD [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Karl Bell's physiologische und pathologische Untersuchungen des Nervensystems.

      . Neue, mit der 1. Auflage gleichlautende Ausgabe aus dem Engl. übers. v. M. H. R o m b e r g. - Berlin, Stuhrsche Buchhandlung, 1836, 8°, XXX, 388, (6) pp., 6 lith. Taf., marmor. PappBd. d.Zt.. Translation of "The nervous system of the human body". - "This work, containing nearly all of Bell's most important observations on the nervous system, includes his discovery of "Bell's palsy" and the first description of myotonia as well as two important essays, both taken from the 'Philosophical transactions' of the Royal Society of London: 'On the relations between the nerves of motion and of sensation, and the brain' and 'On the functions of some parts of the brain, and on the relations between the brain and nerves of motion and sensation'." Heirs of Hippocrates 787.

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        Marco Visconti: A Romance of the Fourteenth Century

      from the Italian of Tommaso Grossi, two volumes, original cloth-backed boards, paper labels a trifle chipped and sunned, spines bumped and sunned with minor chipping, feintly spotted, front free endpaper volume II repaired, shelf-wear, a nice set. from the Glentruim House Library with their bookplate front pastedowns; first edition; 285 and 279 pages; keywords: fiction - women authors; - Smith, Elder & Co 1836

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        De inflammatione ossium eorumque anatome generali. Exercitatio anatomico-pathologica. + Accedunt Joannis Muelleri Observationes de canaliculis corpusculorum ossium atque de modo, quo terrea materia in ossibus.

      . Berlin, G.Eichler, 1836, 4°, XIV 281 pp., 4 Tafeln, feiner Pappband mit aufkaschierter orignaler blauer Broschur; etwas fleckig.. Selten, erste und einzige Ausgabe. - Johann Friedrich Miescher-His (1811-1887) war Prof. der Physiologie und allgem. Pathologie in Bern und Basel. Die vorliegende Arbeit entstand im Jahre seiner Promotion unter Johannes Müller (1801-58), dem bedeutenden Berliner Physiologen, der ihr seine Abhandlung über die Knochenkörperchen nebst 4 Kupfertafeln beifügte. - - First and only Edition of this rare book.! - In this book, Miescher discusses the embryology and growth of bone as well as the various inflammatory diseases that afflict the skeletal system. The work also contains Müller's "Observationes de canaliculis corpusculorum ossium atque de modo, quo terrea materia in ossibus continetur" illustrated with four very fine lithographic plates. - - "His accurate descriptions of finer bone structure and the histology of fracture-healing in his 1836 treatises were his main contributions to medical science. He was first to distinguish and carefully describe hyaline, elastic, and fibrous cartilage. His conclusions that ossification was always preceded by cartilage, which was then directly transformed into bone by calcification, and his belief that callus formation is always from the broken ends of bone and not from the periosteum are subject to some modification today, but were logical inferences for his time. Bacterial infection was not then understood, and he thought that suppuration was caused by mechanical interference with circulation at the point of breakage. He was first to describe resorption of bone in the healing of fractures." - - "Among his minor contributions were observations and lectures (never published) on liver and bladder cancer, congenital malformations, small publications on a bird trematode (Monostoma bijugum), a fish tapeworm (Tetrarhynchus), and a human skin mite (Demodex). In mouse muscle he discovered the spore sacs of Sarcocystis, still called Miescher's tubes. He published little during his life, but exerted a strong influence in the resurgence of the Basel medical school and on the practice of medicine through his students. He was also a medical historian, and gave three major addresses in this field: one on Felix Plater, one on the history of the University of Basel, and one on Albrecht von Haller, a 32-page gem of biography." LOWELL E. NOLAND, JMH, 1963, pp.394-395 - Miescher discovered nuclein and was also the first to suggest the existence of a genetic code. - - Friedrich-Miescher-His was the son of Johannes Miescher (1771-1846) who was both a farmer and a mill owner manufacturing and trading worldwide in woven linens. - He was born 1811 at Walkringen, Switzerland, then attendance at Biel Gymnasium, where Agassiz studied shortly before, and later two medical years at Bern and four (1832-1836) under Johannes Mueller in Berlin, where in 1836 he published his two major medical works "De ossium genesi, structura et vita" and "De inflammation ossium eorumque anatome generali". Returning 1837 to Switzerland, at the age of only 26 he declined a position at Bern and accepted in ordinary pathology and pathological anatomy at the university a professorship in anatomy and physiology at the small, struggling medical school at Basel. Having no students at first, he spent the winter of 1838-1839 in Paris with Magendie and Nordmann, the latter arousing in him an enduring interest in parasitology. - In 1843 he married Charlotte Antonie His, daughter of Eduard His (originally Ochs), manufacturer of silk ribbons, and Anna Catharina and older sister of Wilhelm His, later embryologist at Leipzig. - In 1844 he accepted a professorship at the Hochschule in Bern, amid political controversies about his appointment, and served until 1850, when he returned as professor of general pathology to Basel and there spent the rest of his life. He was active in Swiss scientific societies, organized a Basel medical society for local physicians, and served as rector of the University for a time. In 1867 he obtained the 'honorary' citizenship of Basle for himself and his descendants. He was a music-lover, played the lute, and sang leading roles in local choral productions. He had a large medical practice and in 1871 gave up his professorship, but continued to give some lectures. He died of heart disease in 1887. - His son was Johannes Friedrich Miescher-Rüsch (1844-1895), the discoverer of DNA. - - Heirs of Hippocrates No. 1772; Callisen XXX, 381 und 475; Hirsch/H. IV, 208.

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        Mémoires de John Hampden, histoire de la politique de son temps et de celle de son parti ; par Lord Nugent. Traduit par M.-H. J., traducteur de plusieurs ouvrages historiques et politiques ; précédés d'une introduction historique, par M. de Salvandy, et ornés du portrait de Hampden.

      Paris, Arthus Bertrand 1836 - 2 vol. in-8, [4]-LVI-383 et [4]-456 pp., avec un portrait-frontispice sous serpente, demi-maroquin rouge, dos à nerfs, roulette dorée en pied, filets et pontillés dorés, chiffre A O couronné en tête, tranches marbrées (reliure de l'époque). Rousseurs. Édition originale française. Cousin d'Olivier Cromwell, Hampden partageait son hostilité au régime "tyrannique" des Stuart. Membre du Parlement, il se fit le champion de la liberté, souleva l'opposition et mourut à la tête de ses troupes. Bel exemplaire au chiffre d'Antoine d'Orléans, duc de Montpensier (1824-1890). O.H.R., 2590.

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        Specimens of Ancient Furniture, drawn from existing authorities.

      London, William Pickering 1836. - 4to. pp.57 + 68 engraved plates, original mid-green boards restored, plate edges dusty and some spotting, otherwise good. The items illustrated are medieval and Tudor. This was the first book to treat old furniture and other objects as antiques and stimulated the Tudor Revival in design.

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        ALS.

      [Vienna], Feb. 22 or 29, 1836. - 4to. 1 p. on double leaf. Fine letter to his cousin Hippolyt von Sonnleithner (1814-1897): "Ich habe die Deinem Gedichte beigesetzte Anmerkung nicht gleich bemerkt und sende es Dir daher jetzt nachträglich. Das Gedicht ist recht gut, wenn auch vielleicht zu markirt Heinisch. Es würde unendlich gewinnen, ja vielleicht erst dann recht gut werden, wenn am Schluß der, dessen Haupt die Schöne trägt, nicht ausdrücklich genannt, sondern nur, aber so angedeutet würde, daß über die Identität der Person kein Zweifel obwalten könnte. Mitunter auch ein wenig Heinisch nachlässig [-] Wie schlecht es darum auch stand. | Gewahrt ich ein Bild Mit Einem [-] kann man nicht sagen | Ein blutig Haupt noch trägt. [-] | Ein Weib das in weißen Händen | Ein Haupt, blutig noch, trägt. | Und dann die letzte Strophe, wo man mit Schauder nur allzuwahr Züge wieder erkennt u. s. w. [.]".

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        SARTOR RESARTUS. IN THREE BOOKS

      Boston: James Munroe and Company,. 1836. 12mo, extra illustrated with an inserted frontispiece (portrait of Carlyle),. full decorated brown pebbled leather stamped in gold and blind, inner dentelles, a.e.g., marbled endpapers.. Gift inscription on the first blank dated 1848. Some rubbing to the. raised bands on spine, some scattered foxing to text, mostly the last. few pages, else a fine copy. A nice example of an early American gift. binding. (#133060). First U.S. edition. Ralph Waldo Emerson contributed a three-page preface to this edition. "Although Emerson is commonly listed as editor, there is no evidence to support this attribution. The book was compiled and seen through the press by Le Baron Russell and Charles Stearns Wheeler ..." - Myerson, Emerson, p. 747. Tarr A5.2. BAL 5180.

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        Port Tolon bei Nauplia.

      . Aquarell über Bleistift, auf festem Zeichenpapier. 23,2:32,3 cm. - Verso, vermutlich vom Kopisten, bezeichnet "Die kleine Bucht bei Nauplia nach C. Rottmanns Originalskizze im Kupferstich Cabinet zu München" sowie "A. (undeutl. Name) 28. Septemb 75". Nach Rottmanns Aquarell, entstanden um 1836, das sich im Besitz der Staatl. Graphischen Sammlung in München befindet (Inv. Nr. 21361). Vergleichsliteratur: Ausst. Katalog: Carl Rottmann. Die Landschaften Griechenlands. München 2007, Farbabb. 21, S. 46.. Rottmann erhielt Zeichenunterricht von seinem Vater Friedrich Rottmann (1768-1816) und wohl auch Malunterricht vom Maler und Restaurator F.X. Xeller (1784-1872). Vorbildhaften Charakter hatten insbesondere C.P. Fohr (1795-1818) und G.A. Wallis (1770-1847), nach seinem Umzug nach München 1822 auch J.A. Koch (1768-1839). Von April 1826 bis Juli 1827 unternahm seine erste Italienreise. Im Auftrag Ludwig I. erneuter Italienaufenthalt 1829/30, wo er Studien für einen aus 28 Fresken bestehenden Zyklus für die Arkaden des Hofgartens konzipierte, den er 1833 vollendete. 1834/35 war er erneut im Auftrag des Königs unterwegs, jetzt in Griechenland, für einen griechischen Bilderzyklus, der ebenfalls für den Hofgarten gedacht war, dann aber in der Neue Pinakothek untergebracht wurde. Seit 1841 Hofmaler. Die letzten Lebensjahre waren durch Krankheit, ein Augenleiden und Selbstmordversuch überschattet.

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        Le Règne Animal distribué d'après son organisation, pour servir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux.

      Paris, Fortin, Masson et Cie, (1836-1849). 20 volumes. 4to (268 x 190mm). With 993 engraved plates, almost all finely handcoloured. Publisher's red half morocco, gilt decorated spines with gilt lettering, topedges gilt. A complete copy of the famous 'Disciples Edition', which eclipses all others for scientific accuracy and beauty of embellishment. Each division is edited by the most eminent professors of this period such as: Milne Edwards, Quatrefages, d'Orbigny, Valenciennes. The work is composed as follows: Les Mammifères, by M. Edwards; Les Oiseaux, by A. d'Orbigny; Les Reptiles, by M. Duvernoy; Les Poissons, by A. Valenciennes; Les Mollusques, by G.P. Deshayes; Les Insectes, by Audouin, Blanchard, Doyère et M. Edwards; Les Arachnides, by A. Duges and M. Edwards; Les Crustacées, by M. Edwards; Les Annelides, by M. Edwards; Les Zoophytes, by M. Edwards. The numbering of the plates is somewhat confusing as some plates have never been published. Nissen gives a collation but his listing is not quite correct. The plates are of a surprising exactness of detail and the colouring is very attractive. The copy is similar to the ones we have sold in the past and is complete. Brunet is the only bibliography to give the correct number of plates. A fine copy, a few plates with some minor moderate foxing.//Nissen ZBI, 1014.

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        Tratado firmado en Madrid, a 13 de enero de 1750, para determinar los limites de los estados pertenecientes a las Coronas de Espana y Portugal, en Asia y America.

      Buenos Aires, Imprenta del Estado 1836 - in-4, 14 pp., demi-toile Bradel noire, dos lisse muet (reliure moderne). Des rousseurs, mais bon exemplaire. Nouvelle édition du premier "Tratado de limites" entre l'Espagne et le Portugal, visant à régler leurs conflits frontaliers dans leurs possessions d'Outre-mer. Palau 339 299. Relié avec : Tratado preliminar sobre los limites de los Estados pertenecientes a las Coronas de Espana y Portugal, en la America meridional ; ajustado y concluido en San Lorenzo, a 11 de octubre de 1777. Buenos Aires, Imprenta del Estado, 1836, 15 pp. Palau 339 308. Second "Tratado de limites", appelé plus communément Traité de San Ildefonso : négocié entre le comte de Florida Blanca et la reine Marie, veuve de Joseph Ier, il mettait un terme définitif à trois siècles de contestations frontalières : le Portugal cédait à l'Espagne la colonie de Sacramento et la navigation sur le Rio de la Plata, le Paraguay et le Parana, en échange d'une partie du territoire de la Lagune (Rio grande de San Pedro et la Baie de Merin) et d'une importante portion de territoire au sud-est du Pérou. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Enchiridion medicum oder Anleitung zur medizinischen Praxis. Vermächtnis einer fünfzigjährigen Erfahrung

      Berlin Jonas, 1836.. Erste Ausgabe. HLdr.-Einbd. d. Zt. m. goldgepr. Rückenschild. XVI, 747 (1) S. Einbd. etwas beschabt u. bestoß. Einbanddeckel etwas gebogen; teils stockfleckig.. Auf Vorsatzblatt Widmung: "Dem Zögling der medizinisch-chirurgischen Lehr-Anstalt Wilhelm Rother aus Nordhausen als Zeichen der Zufriedenheit und seinem Wohlverhalten und Fleiße von seinen Lehrern." Unterzeichner: Andrae, Dr. Fritze, Dohlhoff, Varger, Dr. Voigtel, Dr. Schulz, Brüggemann und 4 weitere bisher nicht zu identifizierende Lehrer. Alle Unterzeichneten waren namhafte Magdeburger Ärzte und Lehrer der medizinisch-chirurgischen Lehranstalt in Magdeburg.

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        CRONACA DELLA CITTA' DI FERMO di pubblicata per la prima volta con annotazioni e giunte dal Cav. Gaetano de Minicis, vice presidente della R. Deputazione di Storia patria per la provincie della Toscana, dell'Umbria e delle Marche. Firenze, Cellini, 1870. Unito: FORTI Giuseppe. TAVOLE SINOTTICHE di cose più notabili della città di Fermo e suo antico stato redatte sopra autentici documenti da. Conte e Canonico.

      Bartolini,, Fermo, 1836 - 2 opere in un gr. vol. in folio, pp. IV, 185, (2); 112, bella leg. m. perg. primo '900 con angoli, piatti in carta dec. e tass. al d. Testo latino per la cronaca e testo italiano per i commenti del De Minicis. La seconda opera può ritenersi una storia della città di Fermo suddivisa per epoche, con l'elenco dei Fermani illustri. Lozzi 1580 (solo per la prima opera). Bell'esempl. in barbe. [531]

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        The Backwoods of Canada: Being Letters from the Wife of an Emigrant Officer, Illustrative of the Domestic Economy of British America.

      Charles Knight, London 1836 - First edition, second issue. (xiii, 351 pp.). 12mo, twenty engraved illustrations, map, frontispiece; in three quarter leather and fancy marbled paper, impressed decoration and title. A nice copy of Traillís first book in bespoke binding, now become quite scarce. Lightly rubbed at the corners and along the spine edges; the text very clean. Condition: Very Good+. Traillís first book, according to Needler in Otonabee Pioneers, was intended ëto enlighten the people of the Old Country on Canada, and to encourage immigration,- not to discourage it, as her sister Mrs. Moodie [who suffers at Needlerís hands] did in Roughing It in the Bushí. Earlier, Needler writes, ë.for seven years the Traills lived the stern life of pioneers making themselves a home in the unbroken forest land of the upper Otonabee. Here, in the midst of such hardships as she could never have dreamt of as she left her home in the Suffolk countryside, Catharine Parr Traill found time to write the long letters on the experiences of the first four years that make up her book.', In History of the Book in Canada, George L. Parker in his article ìCourting Local and International Marketsî says, ëAlmost as disheartening [as the fortunes of John Richardson, author of Wacousta] were the circumstances of the Strickland sisters, who arrived in 1832, both recently married to half-pay officers, and ready to carve out homes in the wilderness near Lakefield, Upper Canada. In England they and their sisters [who remained in England] had turned to writing as a source of financial support after their fatherís bankruptcy and death. They were in desparate financial straits through the 1830s and quite unsuited to pioneer life, but they exploited their hard-ships in best-selling books about genteel upper-middle-class emigrants. Traill sent descriptive letters to her sister Agnes Strickland [author of the successful Lives of the Queens of England], who used her own reputation and influence to have Charles Knight issue these as The Backwoods of Canada.in his Library of Entertaining Knowledgeí (349). According to Parker, Traillís first book, though it received good reviews, was reprinted several times (notably in an edition which included chapters on the Rebellion of 1837) and was translated into French and German, earned its author all of 125 Pounds-- hardly a ticket out of the wilderness (395). Traillís principal later works include The Female Emigrantís Guide (1854), Canadian Wildflowers (1868), and Studies of Plant Life in Canada (1885)-- the latter two owe much to the lithographs contributed by Traillís niece Agnes FitzGibbon (later, Chamberlin). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      1836 - Holzmann/Bohatta, S. 210; Kat. d. SH Landesbibliothek, S. 1025 u. 1229.- Mit Ansichten v. Schierensee, Westensee, Ratzeburg, Mölln, Ukleisee, Ascheberg, Stocksee, Segeberg, Reinbek, Eppendorf u.a.- Die Tafeln zeigen die gleichen Motive wie in der ersten Ausgabe von 1833, hier sind sie aber klarer und künstlerisch versierter ausgeführt.- Dabei 1 kleine Stahlstichkarte von Holstein. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        Narrative of a journey to the Zoolu country, in South Africa.undertaken in 1835

      William Crofts, London 1836 - First edition, 8vo, pp. iv, 412; hand-colored lithograph frontispiece, 25 lithograph plates (1 hand-colored), 2 folding maps; mild dampstain enters text at top and bottom, original green cloth, gilt-lettered spine, the whole rebacked and recased, with the original spine laid down; a good, sound copy. On this, his first journey as a missionary, Gardiner (1794- 1851) established the first missionary station at Port Natal. "From 1834 to 1838 he was engaged in earnest endeavours to establish christian churches in Zululand, but politcal events and native wars combined to prevent any permanent success" (DNB).Mendelssohn I, p. 587; Abbey, Travel, 332. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Notice. About Twenty Young Able Bodied Farm Laboring Servants, Newly Married (Or with Not Exceeding One Child Each) Are Required to Go to North America, in the Month of May, Next. To Be Engaged for a Term of 5 Years, and Allowed 17 [Pounds] Per Annum Wages, with Board and Lodging for Themselves and Families, Free of Cost. If the Parties Be Desirous of Returning to England at the Expiration of Their Engagements, a Free Passage Will Be Provided Them, But If They Wish to Remain in North America, and That Their Conduct Has Given Satisfaction to Their Employers, a Grant of Land, Free of Cost, Will Be Made to Them. Any Persons Who May Desirous of Accepting the Proposed Terms, Are Requested to Attend at Mr. Wm. Skelton's Office, Sutton Bridge, on

      H.K. Causton, London - 1836, 1st Edition. (Broadside) Fine. Sheet (22 X 28 cm. Series: Great Britain Colonial Office. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Historical Collections of South Carolina Embracing Many Rare and Valuable Pamphlets and Other Documents, Relating to the History of That State from its Discovery Until its Independence in 1776

      Harper and Brothers, New York 1836 - 19th century rebinding in half polished calf with possible lighter brown leather instead of cloth, 5 raised bands and tooled gilt decorations. Title page for Volume 1 is missing bottom third but has been preserved on another sheet. The rest of the text blocks are complete. This is a very attractive 19th century rebinding preserved in two custom made wooden clamshell boxes bound in attractive leather. The original map is present though detached. It has some wear but is complete. This is an early and difficult South Carolina set to find. Howes C 178. ; Vol. 2 VOL; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 533, 576 pages; The subtitle tells what this is. It is a compenduium of information about South Carolina compiled by Carroll in 1836. These are basic South Carolina books. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Among the earliest examples extant! Signed twice by the future President! A sheet from the ledger of 28-year-old Andrew Johnson?s tailor shop ? the account of his 29-year-old indentured servant, Alexander Morehead

      Autograph Document Signed ?A Johnson? and ?A.J.? in text, 1p, 6? x 7.75?. [Greeneville, Tennessee], December 30, 1836. Placed on matte and framed with Nathaniel E. Stein Collection identification card. Overall size, 13.25? x 21?. Fine condition.Headed ?December 30, 1836. A Morehead. To A Johnson Dr. [Debit] on settlement this day $3[.]45. Excerpts: ?amount paid John Brown for wood 2.00,? ?Honey 3 quarts at one dollar per gallon .75? ? pork 120 lbs at 5 Cents 7.20,? ?Cash & eggs .62,? ?The amount you should have been charged with for John Brown 1.00,? ?The amount of A. Morehead on account.) 32.66 Balance due A.J. 1.39...?Having been apprenticed to a tailor when he was 13, in September 1826, 18-year-old Andrew Johnson procured work from a tailor in Greeneville, Tennessee. When the tailor closed his business six months later, Johnson opened a shop of his own. Quickly becoming involved in politics, he was elected an alderman of Greeneville (1828-1830

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. (&quote;J. Meyerbeer&quote;).

      O. O., 22. Februar 1836.. 2 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo.. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten, den er als Ausgleich für zwei verpaßte Treffen zur Generalprobe der &quote;Hugenotten&quote; am heutigen Abend in die Opera einlädt. Monsieur und Madame Corte einzuladen habe er nicht gewagt, da die Generalprobe ohne Kostüme und Dekoration stattfinden und daher sehr kalt und nüchtern sein werde. Doch wenn sie trotz dieser Umstände die beigefügten Eintrittskarten annehmen wollten, würde es ihn freuen: &quote;[ ] j'ose vous proposer un autre Rendez-vous pour ce soir a 7 heures a l'Opera ou [!] aura lieu la repetition generale de mon opera, ou plutot c'est la St. Barthelemy qui vous donne ce Rendez-vous, et vous prie de l'ecouter et juger avec indulgence. J'etais tente de prier Monsieur et Madame Corte d'honorer cette repetition de leur presence mais comme le theatre [!] ne les a pas [?] et que la repetition sera sans costumes ni decoration, par consequent froide et triste, je n'ai pas ose [...]&quote;. - Recht unfrisch, gebräunt und angestaubt; mit starken Faltspuren; ohne die erwähnten Eintrittskarten.

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        Descriptiones plantarum novarum (Brasilienses):

      - Plantae Quatuor Brasiliensis Novae. (Petropoli) 1836. 4to (300 x 230 mm). pp. 1-8, with 4 (2 folded) lithographed plates./ Essai monographique sur les espèces d'Ériocaulon du Brésil. (Petropoli) 1838. 4to. pp. 9-30, with 9 (4 folded) lithographed plates./ Compositae Brasilienses Novae. (Petropoli 1838). 4to. pp. 31-45, with 9 folded lithographed plates. Contemporary wrappers. August Gustav Heinrich Bongard (1786-1839) German botanist living in St.Petersburg. A scarce publication on Brasilian plants. It was published in the 'Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St. Pétersb. ser . 6, Sci. math. nat. 5 (2)'. The 3 publications were reprinted and a new title 'Descriptiones plantarum novarum' was added.Provenance: Giovanni Casaretto (1812-1879), Italian botanist and traveller, and author of 'Novarum stirpium brasiliensium decades', Genoa 1842; his herbarium is at the Universities of Turin and Genoa.Stafleu & Cowan 22.001. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Narrative of the Arctic Land Expedition to the mouth of the Great Fish River, and along the shores of the Arctic Ocean, in the years 1833, 1834, and 1835

      London: John Murray, 1836. First edition. 8vo. Illustrated with folding map at end and numerous plates. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards, rebacked with fine period spine, morocco label. Contemporary bookplate of Anthony MacTier "of Durris". Fine copy, clean and bright. Streeter 3704; Wagner-Camp 58b; Field 64; Hill 42; Lande 935; Arctic Bib. 851; Sabin 2613; TPL 1873 . Back volunteered to search for the lost Ross expedition. Here he describes his trip through north central Canada down the Slave to Great Slave Lake, then to the Great Fish River (which he discovered) and finally to the Arctic Coast. He makes important observations of the Aurora Borealis here, too. It was on this journey that Back named Montreal Island. 'As a literary composition this work may rank higher than any former volume produced by the Northern expeditions' (Lande)

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        Maria Leonida

      l'auteur, [Paris 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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        Mémoire sur une manière nouvelle de pratiquer l'opération de la pierre.

      - Terminé et publié par J.L. Sanson et par L.J.Begin. - Paris, J.B. Baillière, 1836, Groß-Folio, 2 Bl., 50 pp., 10 lith.Taf., OHLnBd., Ecken etwas bestoßen, vereinzelt fleckig, insgesamt feines und großes Exemplar dieses seltenen Buches. * Posthumous rare FIRST EDITION of Guillaume Dupuytren's (1777-1835) elaborate and beautifully illustrated work describing his new methods for the removal of bladder stone with 10 lithographed plates after drawings by N.H.Jacob drawn on stone by P.Langlumé, of which 8 depict stages of the operation and 2 of the special instruments used, all life-size. - In French surgery the most famous operator and ablest diagnostician of his time was the Baron Dupuytren . who attracted to his clinic at the Hotel-Dieu pupils from all countries of the world. An eloquent teacher and man of wide culture, he held a high position in the social life of his time. -Castiglioni, 713. - A work of obvious importance in the history of "cutting for the stone", yet apparently little-known. - Not in Osler, Waller, Wellcome, J.A.Benjamin. Not in Ellis, A history of bladder stone; Heirs of Hippocates No.1223. - Dupuytrens letztes Werk, posthum erschienen, ist mit seinen herrlichen Tafeln wohl eines der schönsten in der operativen Urologie überhaupt. Seltene erste Ausgabe dieser bedeutenden Arbeit, in der seine Methode des bilateralen Steinschnitts erstmalig veröffentlicht wird. Die von Le Dran für grosse Steine im 18.Jhdt. angegebene Spaltung der Prostata nach zwei Seiten, die Sectio bilateralis, fand hier ihre genaue Begründung und Ausbildung sowie ihre eigentliche Einführung in die Praxis. - "Die von ihm begonnene Arbeit konnte Dupuytren nicht mehr vollenden und überließ deren Beendigung testamentarisch seinen Freunden und Schülern Sanson und Bégin" (Hirsch II, 348). - Guillaume Dupuytren, der genialste Chirurg seiner Epoche, meisterhafter Operateur, scharfsinniger Diagnostiker, einer der ersten, der in Frankreich die Ligaturen großer Arterien ausführte und den traumatischen Aneurysmen erhöhte Aufmerksamkeit zuwandte, der 1822 die subcutane Durschschneidung des Sternocleidomastoideus vornahm, der das Enterotom zur Behandlung des künstlichen Afters und andere wesentliche Neuerungen empfahl". (Sudhoff). - siehe ausführlich Puschmann, Gesch.d. Med. III, S.292 (Helferich). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Miniatur - Armamentarium oder Abbildungen der wichtigsten akiurgischen Instrumente. Mit einer Vorrede von Dieffenbach.

      . Berlin, A. Hirschwald, 1836, Klein 8°, VI, 44 Seiten Text und 653 minutöse Abbildungen auf 20 ganzseitigen Tafeln, Leinwandband der Zeit.. Erste Ausgabe. Eines der umfangreichsten Abbildungswerke zur Instrumentenkunde. Der Atlas zeigt in seinen feinen 643 Abbildungen das ganze, umfangreiche "Armamentarium Chirurgicum" zur Mitte des 19. Jahrhundert. Den Schluss bildet eine "Kurze Chronologie berühmter Wundärzte bis gegen Ende des 18. Jahrhunderts". Zu den zierlich gezeichneten Figuren der Instrumente wird jeweils der Name des Erstbeschreibers genannt. Selten und wertvoll, da als Taschenbuch vielgebraucht und zerschlissen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat für Medizin - Fritz-Dieter S]
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        Kinder-Klavierschule oder musikalisches ABC-und Lesebuch für junge Pianoforte-Spieler.

      . Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel 1836. 86 + (2) pp. Oblong-4to. Contp. blind-tooled cloth with gilt family names (Danish) on front board: Luise og Jutta Hegermann 1844. * First edition. Rare..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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