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        THE WORKS, SENSE AND SENSIBILITY; PRIDE AND PREJUDICE; EMMA; MANSFIELD PARK; NORTHANGER ABBEY with PERSUASION.

      London, Richard Bentley, 1836.SECOND EDITION 1836 - 1837, in Bentley's Standard Novels series, first published in 1833. 6 novels in 5 volumes, complete set, 8vos, approximately 170 x 105 mm, 6½ x 4¼ inches, each volume has an engraved frontispiece and a vignette on the title page, pages: Sense and Sensibility (1837), xv, [1], 331, [1]; Pride and Prejudice (1836), [4], 340; Emma (1836), [2], 435, [1]; Mansfield Park (1837), [4], 424; Northanger Abbey with Persuasion (1837), [4], 212, (2), (215) - 440, all with half - titles except Emma. Handsomely bound in modern quarter dark blue morocco over marbled boards, marbling matching the marbled edges, gilt dividing line to boards, 5 raised bands to spine, gilt rules, red and black contrasting gilt lettered morocco labels, new black endpapers. Sense and Sensibility: light browning and foxing to margins of frontispiece and engraved title page, light offsetting from frontispiece onto title page, ink name at top of engraved title page, a few very pale fox spots on margins of engraved title page to Pride and Prejudice, pale offsetting from frontispiece onto engraved title page of Emma, Mansfield Park and Northanger Abbey, 20 mm (¾") closed tear to top margin of the title page of Emma, another to lower margin of page 19 in Northanger Abbey, both neatly repaired with archival tape, very faint narrow strip of damp staining to edges of frontispiece and engraved title page of Northanger Abbey. Otherwise a very good clean set. See XIX Century Fiction by Michael Sadleir, Volume 2, page 104 - 105; A Bibliography of Jane Austen by David Gilson, page 225 - 226. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        COLONIZATION OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

      London ;- Longman Rees Orme Brown Green and Longman 1836 - Rare 'Second Edition'. Complete with folding colour outline Chart. Slim 8vo. Attractive 20th Century Half Calf with marbled boards. Raised and gilt bands to spine. xvi + 303pps. + Appendix xxiipps. Olivine edges. Slight preliminary foxing otherwise SUPERB ! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Versuch einer Anweisung über Flussübergänge und den Bau der Kriegsbrücken zum Gebrauche aller Waffen. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt von Oettinger und Tschierschky. 3 Lieferungen.

      Glogau, Prausnitz, 1836-38.. (21,5 x 13 cm). (8) 144 S./ 1 Bl., SS. (145)-354/ 1 Bl., SS. (355)-536, 4 Bll. Mit 11 (10 gefalteten) lithographierten Tafeln. Original-Broschuren.. Seltene erste deutsche Ausgabe. - Der Verfasser, Artillerie-Hauptmann eines Pontonier-Bataillons, beschreibt hier u.a. die Flussübergänge mit schwimmenden Körpern, die Erbauung von Flößen und Böcken sowie Bau, Sicherung, Reparatur und Zerstörung von Kriegs-, Schiff-, Floß- und Pfahljochbrücken. - Stellenweise gering gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. Lieferung 3 ohne hinteren Umschlag, sonst gut erhalten

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        A Treatise on the Law of Adulterine Bastardy : with a Report of the Banbury Case, and of all Other Cases Bearing Upon the Subject / by Sir Harris Nicolas

      London : W. Pickering 1836 - Includes bibliographical references (p. [xv]-xvi) and index. Physical desc. : xvi, 588 p ; 22 cm. Subject: Knowles & Knollys families. Peerage claims - Great Britain. Illegitimacy - legislation & jurisprudence. "Case of the earldom of Banbury [proceedings before the Committee for Privileges of the House of Lords, 1806-1813, on the petition of William Knollys, claiming to be Earl of Banbury]": p. 289-554. Referenced by: OCLC 31977987. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 1 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ross's) Hobart Town Almanack, and Van Diemen's Land Annual for 1836

      James Ross, Hobart Town 1836 - Small octavo, xii, 12 (almanac), 13-270, 4pp., folding map; some scattered foxing, occasional minor marginalia, offsetting affects the map but a very good copy in original green cloth with gilt spine lettering. A lovely copy of this important almanac with its famous "Chart of d'Entrecasteaux Channel, Shewing the situation of the Late Unfortunate Shipwrecks", printed by Ross. The named wrecks are: Wallace, Actaeon (1822), George III, and the Enchantress. The series of coloured buoys near Isthmus Bay are also marked. The two lengthiest inclusions are "The Settler in Van Diemen's Land, Fourteen Years Ago" (pp. 64-168) and, immediately following, "The Settler in Van Diemen's Land in 1836"; an early owner has noted, probably correctly, that both are the work of Ross himself. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Switzerland illustrated in a series of views by W. H. Bartlett

      , 1836. 1836. <p>Beattie, William (1793-1875). Switzerland. Illustrated in a series of views taken expressly for this work by W[illiam] H[enry] Bartlett, Esq. [1809-54]. 2 vols., 4to. [2] iv [2], 188; [4], 152pp. Added engraved titles in each volume, 106 steel-engraved plates after Bartlett, fold. lith. map of Switzerland. London: George Virtue, 1836. 272 x 207 mm. Handsomely bound in full red morocco gilt c. 1836, a.e.g., a little rubbed, front hinge in Vol. I cracking. Lightly browned, some foxing to plates, but very good.</p><p>First Edition. "The heyday of engraving on steel was the second quarter of the nineteenth century. . . . The indefatigable Bartlett was the chief producer of volumes of steel-engraved views. For many years he ranged through two continents making or collecting drawings. . . . Collectors not seeking representations of familiar scenes will probably find the grandeur of his Swiss subjects most appealing" (Ray, Illustrator & the Book in England, pp. 40-42). Switzerland is one of the many illustrated travel books produced by Bartlett in collaboration with his friend and fellow traveller Dr. William Beattie; their works enjoyed great popularity in the 19th century. Ray 65. DNB. </p>

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        VOYAGE PITTORESQUE DANS LES DEUS AMERIQUES. R?sume G?n?ral de tous les Voyages. . . par les R?dacteurs du Voyage Pittoresque Autour du Monde;

      L. Tenr? & Henri Dupuy,, Paris: 1836 - 568 pp. First edition; text in French; later,1/4 red leather; marble boards; raised cords; marble endpapers; orginal spine label affixed to blank leaf; 242 plates; 2 fold-out maps; binding tight; boards clean; corners bumped; light foxing internally; see additional images provided; heavy book will require addition shipping. D'Orbigny traveled to North and South America in the early 19th century. Engravings exemplary of the customs and culture of the time. Impressive triple fold-out engraving of a religious procession depicting hundreds of figures in costume. Two fold-out maps: North America & South America. Frontispiece: a four portrait composite which includes: Colombus, William Penn, Alexander von Humboldt, and Alcide D'Orbigny. Quoting Borba 632: "Republished in Paris in 1841 and in Brussels in 1854. It is probably the most expensive of the great nineteenth century scientific publications of interest to Brazil." Quoting the Introduction, XII: "Quant ? l'Amerique m?ridionale, elle laissait encore un vaste champ ? l'observateur; car M. de Humboldt n'avait explor? qu'une partie du P?rou et de la Colombie. Cette dernicre contr?e vit aussi sur ses c?tes occidentales l'Anglais Stevenson. En 1823, M. Mollien en parcourut l'int?rieur, de m?me que le colonel Hall, Hamilton, Robinson, Lavaisse et Hippioley. Le Br?sil, cette immense protion du continent austral de l'Amerique, ?tait presque inconnu. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage pittoresque dans les duex Amériques. Résumé général de tous les Voyages

      Chez L. Tenré, Paris 1836 - Quarto, with two folding maps and numerous full-page engraved plates; a little preliminary foxing otherwise an attractive copy in contemporary gilt half morocco trade binding. Popular account of the natural wonders and indigenous peoples of South America, compiled by the veteran explorer naturalist Alcide Dessalines d'Orbigny (1802-1857). An accomplished microbiologist, d'Orbigny was appointed by Geoffrey de Saint-Hilaire to lead a scientific expedition to South America in 1824. Extensive travels throughout Brazil led him deep into in the Chaco and Guarani tribal territory, an experience fraught with hazard. Aspirations to travel further to the into Paraguay and Argentina were frustrated by ongoing warfare with Brazil, circumstances that led d'Orbigny to spend nine months in northern Patagonia. During this time, he conclusively disproved the existence of the Patagonian giants, a long-held belief originating from the wild stories circulated by mariners marooned along this unforgiving coastline. d'Orbigny continued his natural history collecting across for several more years, finally returning to France in 1833. He published his results in a nine volume opus; and during this time he compiled the present volume from the accounts of other famous voyagers (including Humboldt and La Condamine), liberally interspersed with anecdotes from personal experience. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed to John Latham Jr

      Ditton March, 1836. Ditton March, 1836. <p>Watson, Hewett Cottrell (1804-81). Autograph letter signed to John Latham Jr. 2 &#150; 1/2 pages; addressee&#146;s name on verso of second leaf. Ditton March, February 15, 1836. 186 x 115 mm. Traces of sealing wax on verso of last leaf, but very good. </p><p>From British botanist and evolutionary theorist Hewett C. Watson, author of Cybele Britannica (1860-72) and other works on British plants, and a recognized authority on British plant species and their distribution. He introduced the system of biological vice-counties, a geographical division of the British Isles used by botanists to this day for biological recording and other scientific data-gathering. Watson supported the concept of species transmutation and corresponded with Darwin on the subject; in the Origin of Species Darwin acknowledged Watson several times as an important contributor of scientific information (see e.g. pages 48 and 53 of the 1859 edition of the Origin). On publication of the Origin, Watson was one of the first to write to Darwin congratulating him on his achievement (see the Darwin Correspondence Project, letter 2540, dated 21 November [1859]). </p><p>Watson&#146;s letter reads in part as follows: </p><p>"Enclosed you will find some 80 or 100 of your botl. desiderata. Some few more, in all probability, I could supply if time allowed, but your letter came to hand only this day, & tomorrow I have occasion to be in town, & propose taking them in. At a future day, I may hope to send a few others. </p><p>"The British Aspidiums [a species of fern], as you say, are very troublesome to make out, & as to As. [?acuminatum] I really know it not with any certainty. The snowdrops here, in gardens, are only just coming into bloom; primroses the same, nor have I seen a hedge specimen in flower. The sharp frosts of Dec. & Jan. have made them about a month later this year . . ." </p><p>Watson&#146;s correspondent was most likely either British physician John Latham (1761-1843), who served as president of the Royal College of Physicians and updated their pharmacopeia; or his son John (1787-1853), a magistrate and poet. The senior Latham&#146;s father was also named John, so both men could equally be called John Latham Jr.</p>

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        A History Of British Fishes

      - In two volumes. John Van Voorst, London, 1836. Contemporary full tan calf with lavish gilt surround to boards and spines in gilt panels between raised bands enhanced with gilt the second and third with contrasting maroon morocco title label and brown label bearing crimson number roundel; aeg; inner dentelles gilt; 8vo. First Edition. With title vignettes and illustrated by nearly four hundred woodcuts within text. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Selection from Heath&#39;s Gallery of British Engravers

      London - Longmans, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, 1836. London - Longmans, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, 1836 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of plates, with their textdescriptions,from Charles Heath&#39;s gallery of British Engravers. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. WithTwenty-Four plates only. There is no title page or preliminaries present. This is a partial collection from the volumes of Charles Heath&#39;s Gallery. It is not complete. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is slight bumping and rubbing to the extremities. Internally the pages and plateshave light browning with scattered foxing. There are small ink marks to the rear free-endpaper. Overall the condition is very good..

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        Eine Erscheinung aus dem Nachtgebiete der Natur, durch eine Reihe von Zeugen gerichtlich bestätigt und den Naturforschern zum Bedenken mitgetheilt.

      Stuttgart u. Tübingen, Cotta 1836.. 8°. XLVI, 309, (1) S. Hln. um 1920.. Ackermann II, 224. Goed. VIII, 209.67. Hirsch-Hüb. III, 509. W.-G.² 31. - Seltene erste Ausgabe. - Nur vereinzelt schwach stockfleckig, sehr gutes unbeschnittenes Exemplar.

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        MEMORIA PARA AYUDAR A FORMAR UN DICCIONARIO CRITICO DE LOS ESCRITORES CATALANES Y DAR ALGUNA IDEA DE LA ANTIGUA Y MODERNA LITERATURA DE CATALUNA+SUPLEMENTO

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Barcelona. 1836, 1849 (suplemento). Holandesa con puntas. 22X15. 2Vol. 1vol, XLIII+719Pag+1h. 2vol, 368Pag+2h. D. Felix Torres Amat y D. Juan Corominas (suplemento). Obra completa y muy Rara. Ref 13 Biblioteca A.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        TRAITÉS PUBLICS DE LA ROYALE MAISON DE SAVOIE AVEC LES PUISSANCES ÉTRANGÈRES DEPUIS LA PAIX DE CHATEAU - CAMBRESIS JUSQU'À NOS JOURS. PUBLIÉS PAR ORDRE DU ROI ET PRÉSENTÉS A S.M. PAR LE COMTE SOLAR DE LA MARGUERITE.

      DE L'IMPRIMERIE ROYALE, 1836-1844 Elegante legatura in piena pelle rossa a grana allungata ai piatti, elaborate bordure a secco ed in oro con, al centro, decoro a piastra impressa a secco dorso a 6 scomparti con titolo, numero di tomo, fregi e bordure impresse in oro guardie marmorizzate a tutti i contropiatti anteriori, ex - libris di possesso della famiglia dei conti Sallier de la Tour. I volume: 1 carta bianca X pagine numerate, per occhiello, frontespizio e dedicatoria, 608 pagine numerate. II volume: 1 carta bianca occhiello, frontespizio, 2 pagine non numerate per avviso, altro occhiello, 576 pagine numerate. III volume: 1 carta bianca, occhiello, frontespizio, 589 pagine numerate. IV volume: 1 carta bianca, occhiello, 2 pagine non numerate per avviso, altro occhiello, 641 pagine numerate. V volume: 1 carta bianca, occhiello, frontespizio, 493 pagine numerate. VI volume: carte di guardia di colore diverso dai primi cinque volumi, 1 carta bianca, occhiello, frontespizio, 2 pagine non numerate per avviso, altro occhiello, 320 - 174 pagine numerate (la seconda parte per SOMMAIRE ANALYTIQUE DES DOCUMENS. Allegata al I volume, lettera sciolta in 4 pagine, redatta la prima, scritta e firmata dal conte Solaro. L'elegante legatura, dai ferri identici al n. 166 di F. Malaguzzi, De Libris, accompagna i testi ben impressi e ad ampi margini, ancora chiusi i fogli ai volumi I - II - VI.

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        The History and Topography of the County of Essex. Original Drawings by W.Bartlett.

      London, Vertue. 1836 - 2 volumes, substantial 4to, contemporary three quarters maroon polished calf, tan and green labels, spines gilt in compartments, faded, a little rubbed, all edges gilt. 2 title-pages, 99 steel engraved views. An occasional stain or spot, usually marginal, fine impressions, many on India Paper, overall the images good and fresh - protective tissues often browned but conserving the plates. A very presentable set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Nicholas Goodyer ABA ILAB]
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        The Desultory Man

      New York - Harper and Brothers, 1836. New York - Harper and Brothers, 1836 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A very scarceearly American edition of The Desultory Man a novel by George Payne Rainsford James. In two volumes complete. George Payne Rainsford James (1799 - 1860), was an English novelist and historical writer. He was for many years British Consul at various places in the United States and on the Continent. He held the honorary office of British Historiographer Royal during the last years of William IV&#39;s reign. At an early age he began to write romances, and continued his production with such industry that his works reach to one hundred volumes. This excessive production was fatal to his permanent reputation; but his books had considerable immediate popularity. Among them are Richelieu, Philip Augustus, The Huguenot, Henry of Guise, The Man at Arms, The King&#39;s Highway, The Commissioner: or, De lunatico Inquirendo, Agincourtand The Smuggler. In addition to his novels he wrote Memoirs of Great Commanders, a Life of the Black Prince, and other historical and biographical works. With a dedication &#39;To Miss M. L. Boyle&#39; from the author to front dated 26thSeptember1836 to front of volume one. Previous owner&#39;s ink inscriptions dated 1837 to titles. Condition: In cloth bindings. Externally, sound but with some wear to extremities, rubbing and marks to boards includingthe oddink mark and staining. Slight loss to spine labels, loss to cloth tojoints, possibly evidence of past worming. Two hinges strained, one tender. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places with some pages loosening. Bright but with occasional slight foxing and handlingmarks, foxing heavier and slight tidemarks to pastedowns. Free endpapers absent. Marginal chipping in places. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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        The History of Rome

      London - Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, 1836. London - Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, 1836 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. %0D%0AA comprehensive, nineteenth-century history of Rome - First edition. %0D%0AThomas Keightley (17891872) was a writer known for his works on mythology and folklore, particularly Fairy Mythology (1828) which has been reprinted as The World Guide to Gnomes, Fairies, Elves, and Other Little People (1880, 1978, 2000, etc. ). Regarded as a pioneer in the study of Folklore by modern scholars in the field, he was one of the early and important compartivist collectors of folklore. A circumspect scholar, he did not deem that similar tales recognizable across countries automatically signified transmission, but allowed that similar tales could arise independently in different cultures. %0D%0AHe was also the writer of The History of Greece, Mythology of Greece and Italy, and various others. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AIn a brown calf binding. Externally generally smart with wear to the extremities and spine. Hinges tender. Pages bright and clean throughoutthough the odd spot to the first and last few pages as usual. Bookplate and binder&#39;s labelto front pastedown. Overall: GOOD. %0D%0A.

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        Catalogue raisonné Des Estampes Anciennes, et Principalement Les Oeuvres D&#39;Albert-Durer et De Rembrandt, et De Quelques dessins, Qui Composaient La Collection De Feu M. A-C. De Poggi, Peintre De Florence, Membre Des Académies De Bologne et De Florence, Et Conseiller Peintre de Sa Majesté, le Roi de Prusse. La vente de cette Collection se fera le lundi 29 Février 1836, et jours suivans

      , 1836. 1836. Paris, 1836. 50pp. 267 items described. Nineteenh century half calf, marbled boards. Catalogue with extensive descriptions and some biographical notes on the artists whose work is described here. The four page introduction deals with the history of engraving.

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        A form letter addressed "To the Overseers of the Parish of Mereworth, Kent" advertising cheap passages for "Families, Labourers, and Poor Persons" emigrating to Australia and the British colonies; "Shovelling out paupers"

      London: 1836.. London:. 1836.. Very good condition. In 19th c. England, the practice of assisted emigration of the poor was sometimes referred to as "shovelling out paupers". In 1833 the Colonial Land and Emigration Commissioners (CLEC) were set up to manage emigration to Britain&#39;s colonies. Under the plan, some emigrants could qualify for a free passage if they were under forty years of age, of good character, having been vaccinated against smallpox, capable of labor, and from occupations such as agricultural laborers, shepherds, or female domestic and farm servants. Young married couples without children were the most desired candidates. & & This circular was printed just one year following the enactment of a provision in which the cost of emigration would be borne by the emigrant&#39;s home parish (Section 62, 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act). The parish-funded emigration was overseen by the Poor Law Commissioners. The annual report of the Poor Law Commissioners of 1836 shows that 18 parishes in Kent participated, sending 320 emigrants at a cost of £1,823. Many emigrants went to Canada due to its proximity to Britain, but South Australia, which was designated a colony in 1836, offered a free passage until 1841. The popularity of Australia surged when the discovery of gold made the news in 1852. & & The printed circular with manuscript date (March 1836) and Parish name, advertising passage to North America or Australia at £3 to £4 a head for adults. The form letter begins, "Gentlemen, I beg to acquaint you, that I am ready to Contract for the Conveyance of Families, Labourers, and Poor Persons to the British Colonies in North America, Australia, and the United States, and likewise to Victual them if required, which I can do at a much less expense than having them found by the Vessel." "Our packets are Sailing from here, for Quebec, New York, Philadelphia, Boston & c. Twice every Week, during the Season..." The printed address at the top "2, Upper East Smithfield, Near the London Dock Entrance, London." The circular is signed "C. Ciriackes", or Christoffer Ciriackes (1755 - 1758), who in 1828 was a clerk for Messrs. Beatson & Co., merchants and was a witness in a case before the Old Bailey; he also appears in the London Planet of September 20, 1840 as Christopher Ciriackes, provisions merchant at Devonshire Place, London Fields. However, Ciriackes had his own problems as a debtor, as he appears under the heading &#39;Court for Relief of Insolvent Debtors&#39; on November 5, 1840: "Christopher Ciriackes, late of No. 4, Devonshire-place, London-fields, near the Cat and Mutton Tavern, ... out of business ... Provision Merchant and General Dealer". (London Gazette, 13 October 1840, p2270).& & 8vo, printed on cream paper, folded into envelope shape and posted with rubber stamp and seal. The rubber stamp reads "Ing St. Corner Hill". Mailed March 8 and addressed to "Off of the Overseers of the Parish of Mereworth, Kent". Original folds, very faintly creased.

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        An Account of the War in Portugal

      T&W.Boone, London Uk 1836 - brown boards no dw, blacktape spine , two books, some foxing to prelims, pages rough cut. former owner' s bookplate inside. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beschreibung des Großherzogthums Baden.

      Stuttgart, J. Scheible, 1836.. (2), 204 SS. Mit gest. Frontispiz und 94 Textholzstichen (fehlt die Höhenkarte). Zeitgenössischer Halblederband mit Rückentitel und -vergoldung. 8vo.. Erste Ausgabe des Standardwerks, zuletzt 1978 nachgedruckt. Die Textholzstiche meist mit schönen Ansichten, darunter Baden-Baden, Breisach, Donaueschingen, Freiburg, Heidelberg, Karlsruhe, Konstanz, Ludwigshafen, Mannheim etc. - Papierbedingt leicht braunfleckig bzw. gebräunt.

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        Leichtfaßliche Anfangsgründe der Naturgeschichte des Mineralreiches. Zum Gebrauche bei seinen Vorlesungen über die Mineralogie [...]. 2., verm. u. verb. Auflage. 2 Bände.

      Wien, Carl Gerold, 1836-39.. 8°. Mit 62 Kupfertafeln. XXX, 524 S., 1 Bl.; XXII, 744 S., Lwd.-Bde. d. Zt. m. etw. Rückenverg. u. goldgepr. Rückentiteln.. Erster Theil. Terminologie, Systematik, Nomenklatur, Charakteristik. - Zweiter Theil. Physiographie, bearbeitet von Herrn F. X. M. Zippe. - Der Mineraloge, Montanist u. Kristallograph Friedrich Mohs (1773-1839) erarbeitete nach naturwissenschaftlichen Studien an der Univ. Halle und der Bergakademie Freiberg einen Plan zur Errichtung einer Bergakademie in Dublin, ordnete seit 1802 die Mineraliensammlung des Bankiers van der Nüll und seit 1812 das Hofmineralienkabinett des Joanneums in Graz. Zwischenzeitlich unternahm er Studienreisen u.a. nach Frankreich, Großbritannien und Schottland und erhielt, durch Erzherzog Johann gefördert, 1812 eine Professur in Graz. 1818 wechselte Mohs auf den Lehrstuhl für Mineralogie in Freiberg, 1826 an die Univ. Wien und wurde 1835 Bergrat an der Hofkammer für Münz- und Bergwesen. Als einer der Wegbereiter der modernen Mineralogie entwickelte er ein auf "bloße äußere Kennzeichen gegründetes Mineralsystem" und 1812 die zehnteilige "Mohssche Härteskala". Mohs sah die Notwendigkeit schiefwinkliger Koordinatensysteme für monokline und trikline Kristalle. - Einbände gering berieben. Vorsatzbll. mit zeitgen. Besitzvermerken ("Fürst Dietrichstein"). Nur vereinzelt schwach stockfleckig. - ADB XLV, 359; NDB XVII, 715; Kat. Bergakad. Freiberg 459.

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

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

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

      London: George Virtue, 1836. London: George Virtue, 1836. 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.. Quarto.

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        PINEROLO

      TORINO- MARIETTI, 1836 - Stampa litografica originale, finemente colorata all'acquerello d'epoca e rifinita "á la gomme", inscritta entro filettatura tipografica; al margine inferiore indicazione dell'autore, dati editoriali e titolo. Tavola disegnata e litografata da Enrico Gonin, artista piemontese fratello del famoso pittore subalpino, Francesco Gonin. Veduta prospettica della città piemontese di Pinerolo. L'opera è stata impressa dalla tipografia - editrice fondata nel 1820 da Giacomo Marietti. Tavola in buone condizioni conservative, alcune bruniture. 0

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        Autographed Letter Signed to New York politician James Dexter

      Buffalo, NY, 1836. Buffalo, NY, 1836. unbound. very good. Autographed letter signed to New York politician James Dexter, concerning a legal matter, with rare mention of Fillmore&#39;s estranged law partner, Solomon G. Haven. 1 page, folio, on pain lined paper, addressed and stamped on verso (small stain, 2 pinholes on top fold, sealing wax stains in middle fold, front and back). Buffalo, NY, November 14, 1836. Very good condition. ...Please to enclose us a copy of the order making the appointment. Solomon G. Haven one of my partners will be the attorney...

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        The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth. A New Edition. In Six [6] Volumes

      London: Edward Moxon, 1836. London: Edward Moxon. 1836. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. H Hard Cover. Very Good. Complete 6 volume set, vols. I & II 1936, III-VI 1837, bound in full crimson polished calf with dual spine labels in black and deeper red, raised spine bands, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers, each volume 6.75" tall and about an inch thick, bindings by H. Wood. Errata slips in volume I and VI. Covers lightly rubbed at the extremities with some minor chipping to the lower spine of volume VI, good joints/hinges, sound text blocks, vertical tear to page 35/36 in volume III but not affecting printed area, pages clean with a few occasional pencil notes, no names or bookplates. Some light waxy feel to covers from perhaps too much polishing. Clean and very attractive set.

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        PACIFIC STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY: An Official Despatch Signed "John Bidwell" to Mr. Walter Cope, Esq., British Consul in Guayaquil regarding the Project of "Direct Communication between Great Britain and the Western Coast of South America" via Panama].

      London 1836 - London, Foreign Office, 15 February 1836. Folio (ca. 31x20 cm). 2 pp. Brown ink on blueish watermarked laid paper. Secretarial ink numbers on top of the recto. Mild fold marks, otherwise a very good letter. An official despatch from the senior clerk of the Foreign Office John Bidwell to the British Consul in Guayaquil Walter Cope regarding the establishment of a new line of communication between the Great Britain and the Pacific coast of South America via Panama, instead of the long route around Cape Horn. This project was vividly discussed by the British merchants and residents of Lima, Callao and Valparaiso in 1836; and eventually a project of William Wheelwright won, with a proposal of a steamship line between Valparaiso and the Isthmus of Darien, and a mule and canoe transportation further to Chagres on the Atlantic coast. Wheelwright's Pacific Steam Navigation Company was founded in 1838, becoming the first commercial steamship line in the Pacific. In the despatch Bidwell refers to a copy of the letter sent by Viscount Palmerston to the British Consul at Panama on "the subject of opening through that Point, a direct communication between Great Britain and the Western Coast of South America", asking Cope for a report on the "general expediency and practicability of the arrangement and upon the several points enumerated in the enclosure, so far as the same are applicable to the place of your residence, and the district within your jurisdiction". Cope was also required to communicate with "Mr. Consul Turner, with whom will rest in a great measure the carrying this plain into operation". A detailed description the project of the steamship communication along the Pacific Coast of South America, together with texts of the original supplementary documents was published in P.C. Scarlett's "South America and the Pacific, Comprising a Journey across the Pampas and the Andes to which are annexed Plans and Statements for establishing Steam Navigation on the Pacific" (London, 1838, 2 vols.).

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        Analytische Beleuchtung Des Naturrechts Und Der Moral: Zum Gebrauch Beym Vortrage Der Praktischen Philosophie (An Analytical Explanation of Natural Rights and Morality: For Use in Lectures on Practical Philosophy).

      Dieterichschen Buchhandlung, Göttingen 1836 - 1 blank leaf + TP + [III]-XVI = Vorrede + XVII-XVIII = Inhalt + [1]-264 + 1 blank leaf. Octavo. First Edition. In this late work, the philosopher Herbart further expounds and expands on his belief that the primary goal of education is moral education, i.e. the development of good people. He was convinced that through education, individuals can be taught such values as action based on personal conviction, concern for the social welfare of others, and the positive and negative consequences associated with one's behavior. In short, Herbart believed that the development of cognitive powers and knowledge would lead naturally to moral and ethical behavior, the fundamental goal of education.His concern for moral education paved the way for contemporary educators to explore the relationship between values and knowledge, between a well-educated scientist or artist and a moral, ethical adult. contemporary ¾ black leather with mottled blue boards. The spine has gilt lettering and six decorative compartments. There is just a bit of wear to the boards and spine, but overall this is bright, clean, tight and eminently collectible copy of this extremely scarce work by Herbart. ADDITIONAL PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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

      London: George Virtue, 1836 London: George Virtue, 1836. 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.. Quarto.

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        The History of the Anglo-Saxons from the Earliest Period to the Norman Conquest

      London - Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green and Longman, 1836. London - Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green and Longman, 1836 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A complete set of Sharon Turner&#39;s history of Saxon Britain. With one folding map to volume I. Sharon Turner (1768 1847) was an English historian. His History of the Anglo-Saxons appeared in four volumes between 1799 and 1805. Britain at the time of original publication was involved in wars against France and the idea of the Norman yoke (Anglo-Saxon liberty versus Norman despotism) had been around since the seventeenth century. Turner researched extensively the collections in the British Museum and the manuscripts of Sir Robert Cotton. In doing so he obtained a working knowledge of Anglo-Saxon. The History had a profound impact on historiography for the succeeding fifty years. Robert Southey said that so much new information was probably never laid before the public in any one historical publication. Complete in three volumes. Condition: In amateur green half-morocco bindings. Externally, sound, though with some dampstaining and warping to the boards. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages have some slight browning throughout. With some tidemarks to the endpapers. Overall: GOOD..

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        The Pioneers a Descriptive Tale

      London - T. Allman, 1836. London - T. Allman, 1836 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An edition of this fictional work from renowned author, J. F. Cooper. Featuring the originalengraved title page. From the author of The Pilot, The Spyand Red Rover. With Henry Pratt&#39;s armorial bookplate to the front pastedown. Condition: Rebound in a half calf binding with marbled boards and contemporary spine label. Externally, light rubbing to the boards, and fading to the spine. Light wear to extremities. Rear hinge is strained. Internally, firmly bound, bright and generally clean, aside from light foxing to the first and last pages. Overall: GOOD..

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        The Progress of the Nation

      - London - Charles Knight and Co, 1836. - London - Charles Knight and Co, 1836 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A copy of &#39;The Progress of the Nation, in its various social and economical relations, from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present time&#39;. Includes a binders stamp from &#39;Eaton& Son Booksellers Worcester&#39;. Volume one, &#39;Sections I and II, Population and Production&#39;. Volume two, &#39;Sections III and IV, Interchange, Revenue and Expenditure&#39;. Volume three, &#39;Sections V to VIII, Consumption, Accumulation, Moral Progress, Colonial and Foreign Dependences&#39;. Tables and surveys within. Complete in three volumes. Condition: In blind stamped cloth bindings. Externally, sound with slight rubbing and some wear to the top and tail of the spine and some institutional ink inscriptions to the backstrip. Internally, firmly bound, bright and generally clean with some scattered spotting and ink inscriptions to the front pastedown. Overall Condition: VERY GOOD..

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        VOYAGE PITTORESQUE DANS LES DEUX AMÉRIQUES résumé général de tous les voyages de Colomb, de Las-Casas, Oviedo, ¿(édition originale de 1836)

      1836 - Paris, chez L. Tenré et chez Henri Dupuy, 1836, reliure d¿époque, dos en cuir avec pièce de titre, plats recouvert de papier, tranches marbrées, environ 28 X 19.5 cm, (xv) 568 pages, illustré de nombreuses gravures en taille-douce sur acier, dont une planche dépliante et deux grandes cartes dépliantes de l¿amérique du Nord et de l¿Amérique du Sud. La couverture est en très bon état, bien complète, propre et solide ne montrant que quelques traces d¿usuremineures au cuir ainsi qu¿un petit résidu de papier au bas du dos (ancienne cote de bibliothèque). L¿intérieur est en excellent état ; complet, propre et sans roussure, solidement cousu bien que deux ou trois feuillets ressortent un peu de la tranche tout en étant solidement attachés (voir image). Notons la présence de deux cachets de bibliothèque , l¿un sur la première page vierge et l¿autre sur la page de faux-titre. Les deux cartes dépliantes sont dans un état remarquable, semblant n¿avoir jamais été utilisées. Somme toute un très bel exemplaire, rare dans scet état. (AVERTISSEMENT ; Les frais d¿envoi internationaux donnés par Abebooks sont souvent erronés veuillez obligatoirement m¿écrire pour connaître les frais d¿envoi réels pour l¿extérieur du Canada AVANT de passer votre commande sinon vous pourriez avoir de mauvaises surprises. Paiement de préférence par Paypal). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        (Movable) An Explanation of the Works of the Tunnel Under the Thames from Rotherhithe to Wapping

      London: W. Warrington, 1836. London: W. Warrington, 1836. Oblong 24mo. 24pp. Illustrated with nine leaves of engraved plates, three of which fold out, and one which has an overlay showing workers within the tunnel. An account of the construction of the Thames tunnel, the first tunnel known to have been built successfully underneath a river. The illustrations include architectural plans and engineering diagrams for the project, as well as a frontispiece showing a completed section of tunnel lit with gas lamps. Diagrams also demonstrate exactly how workers were able to remove earth and lay bricks, and illustrate the endeavor&#39;s progress relative to landmarks above ground. Construction on the tunnel began in 1825 and was finally completed in 1843. At the time that this booklet was published, crews had completed 640 of the planned 1,300 feet of the tunnel&#39;s length, and it is likely that this was an effort to increase public interest and enthusiasm for the project at its midpoint. Some pencil marks and an ownership inscription to covers, light scattered foxing throughout, else about fine in tan wrappers with a pink printed label to the front cover. A clear and concise educational guide to this historical engineering project.

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        De la Démocratie en Amérique.

      Librairie de Charles Gosselin 1836 - De la Démocratie en Amérique, par Alexis de Tocquerville, avocat à la cour Royale de Paris, l&#146;un des auteurs du livre intitulé : Du système pénitentiaire aux Etats-Unis. Orné d'une carte d'Amérique, 5ème édition, revue et corrigée. 2 tomes. A Paris, Librairie de Charles Gosselin, rue St Germain des Prés, n°9. 1836. In-8°. Imprimerie et Fonderie de Fain, à Paris, Rue Racine n°4, Place de l&#146;Odéon. Annotations au crayon gris au début du Ier Tome : "Alexis de Tocqueville écrivit "de la Démocratie en Amérique" dans les années 1830. La première édition des 2 premiers volumes est de 1835, devant le succès remporté par cet ouvrage, il fut réédité en 1836. Une seconde édition, ceci est la présente seconde édition avec une pauvre mention de 5ème voulant surenchérir sur le succès de l'ouvrage. A. de Tocqueville prétendit refusé d'écrire 2 seconds volumes, mais devant le succès remporté, il se remit à la tache et en 1840 parut l'édition définitive en 4 volumes. cette édition fait donc valeur d'histoire avant sa publication complète et traduction aux Etats-Unis où elle rencontra et rencontrera toujours un vif succès depuis les années 1840." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Galerie des Arts et de l'Histoire, composée des tableaux et statues les plus remarquables des Musées de l'Europe, et de sujets tirés de l'histoire de Napoléon, gravés à l'eau-forte sur acier par Réveil, et accompagnés d'explications historiques. 8 Bände (alles).

      Hivert, Paris 1836 - 8vo (16,5 x 11 cm). Mit 702 (von 712) Kupfertaf. Hldr. im Stil d. Zeit m. 4 unechten Bünden u. 2 RSchildern. Roter Kopfschnitt. Kupferstiche zahlreicher Statuen, Reliefs und Gemälde von der Antike bis ins 19. Jahrhundert, jeweils mit einer Seite Erläuterungen sowie Herkunft, Standort und ungefähren Maßangaben. Nur wenige Taf. fehlen. - Minimal berieben. Jeweils zu Beginn u. Ende sowie im Rande etw. stockfleckig, Bd. 2 m. Braunfleck an unterer Ecke. Dekorative Reihe. gr.

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        Memoirs of Napoleon, His Court and Family

      London: Bentley, 1836 - 2 volumes, 9 inches tall. Half calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine gilt tooling to the panels. Top edges gilt. With 16 full page engraved portraits. Some foxing to the preliminaries and the plates. An elegant set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ganzfiguren nach viertelrechts, stehend in Uniform bzw. im schulterfreien Kleid mit Perlenschmuck, rechts Blick auf Dresden mit Elbbrücke, Frauen- und Hofkirche, unten Inschrift.

      . Lithographie auf China von M. Knäbig bei L. Zöllner, Dresden, um 1836, 38,5 x 29,5 cm.. Die breiten Ränder außerhalb des Chinapapiers schwach stockfleckig.

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        Luftskibet. Et Digt.

      . Kbhvn. 1836. XII + 100 s. Orig. litograferet kartonnage med afbildninger af de to tidligste luftskibe, forpermen med Brdr. Montgolfier's varmluftsballon "Montgolfieren", bagpermen med "Aerostaten". Ryggen omhyggeligt restaureret. Stempel pa titelblad. Meget rent eksemplar.<br>Publisher's lithographed boards with views of the two earliest air ships; the front board with the Brothers Montgolfier's hot air balloon "The Montgolfier", the back with "the Aerostat". Spine carefully repaired. Stamp on titlepage. A clean copy. * Med fölgende dedikation "Til Fru Baronesse Stampe fra Forfatteren. [HEREFTER 3 DELVIST BORTVISKEDE ORD] 1837". Bibl. Dan. VI, 420.<br>Inscribed copy to Baroness Stampe, 1837..

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        Switzerland illustrated in a series of views by W. H. Bartlett.

      1836 - Beattie, William (1793-1875). Switzerland. Illustrated in a series of views taken expressly for this work by W[illiam] H[enry] Bartlett, Esq. [1809-54]. 2 vols., 4to. [2] iv [2], 188; [4], 152pp. Added engraved titles in each volume, 106 steel-engraved plates after Bartlett, fold. lith. map of Switzerland. London: George Virtue, 1836. 272 x 207 mm. Handsomely bound in full red morocco gilt c. 1836, a.e.g., a little rubbed, front hinge in Vol. I cracking. Lightly browned, some foxing to plates, but very good.First Edition. "The heyday of engraving on steel was the second quarter of the nineteenth century. . . . The indefatigable Bartlett was the chief producer of volumes of steel-engraved views. For many years he ranged through two continents making or collecting drawings. . . . Collectors not seeking representations of familiar scenes will probably find the grandeur of his Swiss subjects most appealing" (Ray, Illustrator & the Book in England, pp. 40-42). Switzerland is one of the many illustrated travel books produced by Bartlett in collaboration with his friend and fellow traveller Dr. William Beattie; their works enjoyed great popularity in the 19th century. Ray 65. DNB. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Switzerland.: Illustrated in a series of views taken expressly for this work by W. H. Bartlett.

      G. Virtue, London. 1836 - Stupenda opera corredata da 106 grandi e finissime incisioni all&#146;acciaio impresse su carta pesante. Bella legatura in piena pelle con ricchi fregi e motivi ai piatti e al dorso in parte in bassorilievo. Decorazioni floreali in oro al taglio dei piatti. Formato: 2 v. (IV, 188 p., [58] c. di tav., [1] c. geogr.; 152 p., [50] c. di tav.), 28 cm, piena pelle coeva. Buono, ordinari segni d&#146;uso e del tempo, piccolo difetto alla cerniera anteriore del primo volume, ex libris applicato e stampigliato alla sguardia.

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        Gesamtansicht der Stadt Praia vom Meer gesehen ('Bai von Porto-Praya - Insel St. Jago.').

      . Lithographie v. J. Brodtmann n. J. Benz & De Sainson aus Entdeckungsreise der franz. Corvette Astrolabe, um 1836, 17,5 x 26 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request).

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        NATURE

      Boston: James Munroe and Company, 1836.. Boston: James Munroe and Company, 1836.. 95,[1]pp. Octavo. Publisher&#39;s dark brown diaper grain cloth, decorated in blind, lettered in gilt (Myerson&#39;s cloth 3, stamping B). Shallow losses from crown and toe of spine, almost imperceptible signs of free endsheets having been neatly excised, fore-tips worn, text and endsheets foxed, with a few creases, pencil 1841 ownership signature; still a good, above average copy. First edition of Emerson&#39;s first clothbound publication, published anonymously in an edition likely consisting of a single printing of 1500 copies. Copies remained in the publisher&#39;s inventory as late as 1844. This copy exhibits the corrected state of p. 94. Preceded by two pamphlets (the first quite rare), and a silk broadside printing of the text of the first. MYERSON A3.1.a. BAL 5181.

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        The Elysium of Animals: A Dream.

      London: Published by J. Nisbet. and sold in Liverpool by Egerton Smith and Co. 1836 - 8vo, 214 x 133 mms. pp. [ii], viii, [9] - 101 [102 blank], 8, [2], engraved frontispiece by T. Mosses after W. Harvey, including two-pages list of subscribers, one other full-page engraved plate b yby George Cruickshank, contemporary embossed cloth boards, paper label on front cover; front hinge cracked and binding a bit worn, but a decent copy, with the author's presentation inscription on the top margin of the title-page: "Presented to Mrs. Coglan/ with the heartfelt rembrances/ of The Author." Mrs. Coglan is also listed among the subscribers. This was first published in an anthology of prose and verse, The Melange (1835), published by Smith 1774 - 1841), who was a publisher in Liverpool. The Monthly Review for 1836 commented, "That the author has succeeded in his endeavour to exhibit to the reader the odious character of wanton severity towards the lower animals, in a more forcible light than the common observer would discover for himself we admit. He has also put the subject upon such a ground, and treated it in such a shape as will naturally arouse the attention of the young, and the unreflecting. At the same time, we feel that he sometimes pitches his appeals too high, and that thereby he has run the risk of defeating the very object he had in view. For instance - and we care not by what human authority he backs his conjecture - it seems to us quite unnecessary, in pleading in behalf of the inferior animals, to suppose that they may enjoy a future state of existence." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Galerie des Arts et de l'Histoire, composee des tableaux et statues les plus remarquables des Musees de l'Europe, et de sujets tires de l'histoire de Napoleon, graves a l'eau-forte sur acier par Reveil, et accompagnes d'explications historiques. 8 Bände (alles).

      Paris, Hivert, 1836,. 8vo (16,5 x 11 cm). Mit 702 (von 712) Kupfertaf. Hldr. im Stil d. Zeit m. 4 unechten Bünden u. 2 RSchildern. Roter Kopfschnitt.. Kupferstiche zahlreicher Statuen, Reliefs und Gemälde von der Antike bis ins 19. Jahrhundert, jeweils mit einer Seite Erläuterungen sowie Herkunft, Standort und ungefähren Maßangaben. Nur wenige Taf. fehlen. - Minimal berieben. Jeweils zu Beginn u. Ende sowie im Rande etw. stockfleckig, Bd. 2 m. Braunfleck an unterer Ecke. Dekorative Reihe.

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        A form letter addressed "To the Overseers of the Parish of Mereworth, Kent" advertising cheap passages for "Families, Labourers, and Poor Persons" emigrating to Australia and the British colonies; "Shovelling out paupers"

      London: , 1836. London:. 1836.. Very good condition. In 19th c. England, the practice of assisted emigration of the poor was sometimes referred to as "shovelling out paupers". In 1833 the Colonial Land and Emigration Commissioners (CLEC) were set up to manage emigration to Britain's colonies. Under the plan, some emigrants could qualify for a free passage if they were under forty years of age, of good character, having been vaccinated against smallpox, capable of labor, and from occupations such as agricultural laborers, shepherds, or female domestic and farm servants. Young married couples without children were the most desired candidates. This circular was printed just one year following the enactment of a provision in which the cost of emigration would be borne by the emigrant's home parish (Section 62, 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act). The parish-funded emigration was overseen by the Poor Law Commissioners. The annual report of the Poor Law Commissioners of 1836 shows that 18 parishes in Kent participated, sending 320 emigrants at a cost of £1,823. Many emigrants went to Canada due to its proximity to Britain, but South Australia, which was designated a colony in 1836, offered a free passage until 1841. The popularity of Australia surged when the discovery of gold made the news in 1852. The printed circular with manuscript date (March 1836) and Parish name, advertising passage to North America or Australia at £3 to £4 a head for adults. The form letter begins, "Gentlemen, I beg to acquaint you, that I am ready to Contract for the Conveyance of Families, Labourers, and Poor Persons to the British Colonies in North America, Australia, and the United States, and likewise to Victual them if required, which I can do at a much less expense than having them found by the Vessel.""Our packets are Sailing from here, for Quebec, New York, Philadelphia, Boston & c. Twice every Week, during the Season..." The printed address at the top "2, Upper East Smithfield, Near the London Dock Entrance, London." The circular is signed "C. Ciriackes", or Christoffer Ciriackes (1755 - 1758), who in 1828 was a clerk for Messrs. Beatson & Co., merchants and was a witness in a case before the Old Bailey; he also appears in the London Planet of September 20, 1840 as Christopher Ciriackes, provisions merchant at Devonshire Place, London Fields. However, Ciriackes had his own problems as a debtor, as he appears under the heading 'Court for Relief of Insolvent Debtors' on November 5, 1840: "Christopher Ciriackes, late of No. 4, Devonshire-place, London-fields, near the Cat and Mutton Tavern, ... out of business ... Provision Merchant and General Dealer". (London Gazette, 13 October 1840, p2270). 8vo, printed on cream paper, folded into envelope shape and posted with rubber stamp and seal. The rubber stamp reads "Ing St. Corner Hill". Mailed March 8 and addressed to "Off of the Overseers of the Parish of Mereworth, Kent". Original folds, very faintly creased.

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