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        Astoria, or Anecdotes of an Enterprise Beyond the Rocky Mountains

      Carey, Lea, & Blanchard Philadelphia 1836. First Edition, First State Both volumes of this two volume set are in good to very good- condition although re-backed retaining the publisher's original green-brown, patterned cloth covered boards and the gilt text stamped back strips. The original end papers were also retained. The new spine backing is in a dark green cloth which does not match the original materials but does supply each volume with added strength. (The original cloth is embossed with a floral pattern on "brown T-like cloth" as noted as "Cloth C" by Jacob Blanck in his Bibliography of American Literature.) (BAL 10148) The original cloth at the lower fore edges of the boards is rubbed through in small areas as are the upper fore edges of the boards. As is typically seen, the end papers for both volumes are foxed and there is general foxing to many of the pages throughout the text blocks. Both books are protected within two fabric covered chemises which are contained within an elegant 1/2 dark green leather and cloth covered slip case with gilt lettering on the boxed end. The boxed end is shaped as a double convex with raised spines so that it appears as two volumes with gilt text stamping in the compartments. The fold-out map of the routes of Hunt & Sturart contained in volume two is in very good condition with very slight age toning and with two short closed tears: one 1 1/2" long at the first fold and the second of 1/2" long at the edge where it is tipped-in. with only one short 1" closed tear at one of the folds and a 2" long closed tear near the edge which is tipped-into the binding. Wright Howes in his bibliography U.S.Iana (I-81) states that this is the "Classic account of the first American attempt at settlement on the Pacific coast, 1811, ..including the earliest extended relation of Wilson P. Hunt's overland expedition from St. Louis to that settlement." Irving was commissioned by John Jacob Astor to write the account of his company's effort to create a settlement in what is now Oregon. (BAL 10148, Graff 2158, Sabin 35129) Reportedly only 4, 000 copies of the first edition were printed. A very handsome set of a unique and scarce account of the earliest settlement of the Pacific Northwest.Our code number = TB20540

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        SWITZERLAND. ILLUSTRATED IN A SERIES OF VIEWS TAKEN ON THE SPOT AND EXPRESSLY FOR THIS WORK BY W. H. BARTLETT

      George Virtue London: George Virtue, 1836. First Edition. hardcover. Most plates free from foxing, a few with moderate to heavy foxing. Some rubbing to the leather but bindings solid and rather attractive. Very Good. Two quarto (8-1/4" x 11") volumes bound in plum embossed cloth with polished green calf leather spines and corners, matching morocco spine labels. Illustrated with engraved title pages in each volume, 106 steel-engraved plates after Bartlett, and a folding lithograph map of Switzerland.

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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"

      stereotyped and published by J. A. James & Co. Cincinnati: stereotyped and published by J. A. James & Co.. 1836. "First edition, 12mo, pp. xii, 13-336; folding map by E.F. Lee hand- colored in outline; very minor foxing; a near fine, tight copy in original green floral-patterned cloth, printed paper label on spine. ""Conditions just prior to the Revolution described by an actual observer"" (Howes). ""This contemporary history by Edward, not withstanding some idiosyncrasies of the author, is one of the essential Texas books"" (Streeter). Graff 1208; Howes E48; Sabin 21886; Streeter 344. "

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        Johnsoniana; or, Supplement to Boswell…

      London: John Murray, Publisher to the Admiralty, and Board of Longitude, 1836. A handsome book in full calf with gilt spine and raised bands, marbled edges and endpapers. Profusely illustrated. Armorial bookplate of Samuel Courtauld, with his signature on the first blank, dated 1893. Heavy foxing to title page and frontis, rest of the book mostly clean. Covers rubbed, lightly scratched, with some spotting.. Leather. VG.

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        JOHNSONIANA; or, Supplement to Boswell: Being, Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr. Johnson

      London:: John Murray,. 1836.. 8vo. 1st edition thus. 530 pp.. Modern half-leather binding w/ marbled boards and text-block edges executed in a period style. New eps.. Fine (bpt).. Illustrated with plates.

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        Wa-Bish-Kee-Pe-Nas, The White Pigeon, A Chippewa

      Philadelphia, ca. 1836. Fine. Hand-colored lithograph from an early folio edition of McKenney and Hall's "History of the Indian Tribes of North America". Image size approximately 14-1/8 by 20 inches, matted in an 18 x 24 inch mat. Trace of binding adhesive along one edge else a fine copy with rich vibrant colors. This image is listed on the contents page of Volume I as Wabishkeepenas, or 'The White Pigeon'

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        Catalogue des Livres et Manuscrits, de la Bibliotheque de feu M. Raetzel

      Paris: chez Silvestre, Libraire. 1836. First. First edition. [v]-vii, [1], 249, [7] pp. 21 cm. Lacks the original binding and the title page, in paper wrappers. Else complete and very good with light scattered spotting to the text pages and browning to the first and last leaves from the paper wraps. An auction catalogue of the library formed by M. Raetzel, which is especially notable for its Americana holdings relating to voyages to the new world, and to the settlement, social history and political history of the United States and South America. Scarce. OCLC locates only one copy at the Grolier Club in New York, and we know of only one other copy at the Library Company in Philadelphia. .

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        Autograph letter signed to Charles Stokes

      1836. Buckland, William (1784-1856). Autograph letter signed to Charles Stokes (1783-1853). N.p., 27 Oct. 1836. 3pp. 228 x 187 mm. Small marginal lacuna where seal was broken, light dampstaining along central fold, seal reinforced with clear tape.. Letter with excellent scientific content from geologist and paleontologist William Buckland, founder of the Oxford school of geology and author of the best-selling Reliquiae Diluvianae (1823), which promoted a catastrophist version of Earth's history marked by "discontinuous assemblages of organic life being created and dying out" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). Buckland's letter discusses a significant geological discovery-the relationship between the New Red Sandstone strata in England and in Chemnitz, Germany, based on samples of petrified wood found in both regions."Many thanks for your letter rec'd at Bristol - I was sorry to miss you in the 1?2 day I was in London last week. I write to ask if you have rec'd from Revd. Mr. Bree of Allesley near Coventry some polished thin slices of silicified wood which he promised me to send up to you. I was at Allesley last week whither I have been longing to go for the last 10 years & have ascertained that the matrix from which the silicified wood in the gravel & on the surface of the fields of that district has been derived is the lower region of the New Red Sandstone - this discovery is very important in its relation to the equivalent strata near Chemnitz. "Chemnitz is the site of a Permian-era petrified forest, remarkable for its "outstanding three-dimensional preservation of particularly large fossil remains, made possible by siliceous permineralization, [which] provides the opportunity to study the gross morphology, anatomy and internal organization of plant tissues in a way not allowed by other preservational states" (Lucas et al., p. 8). Bree's samples from Allesley were apparently of a similar nature." shall present a notice of my evidence of identification, to the Geol. Soc. next Wednesday & I shall be glad to transfer to yourself & Brown the examination & description of the nature of the fossil woods of Allesley. I recognized in Bree's collection which is very large, none of the palms and Dendrolites of Cotton and Sprengel all appeared to be nearer to Coniferae but in the greater no. the annular rings of growth were very obscure. If you have received Bree's packet I wish you wd. get ready by Wednesday a short Notice on its contents to be read after my paper which I concluded with saying, if you will permit me, that you & R. Brown have undertaken the botanical examination of the nature of the fossil plants found in the locality. . . .""R. Brown" refers to botanist Robert Brown (1773-1858), best known for naming the cell nucleus and for being the first to observe the seemingly random movement of particles suspended in a liquid or gas - what we now call Brownian motion. Brown's investigations of the cellular tissues of fossilized woods are noted in Buckland's Geology and Mineralogy Considered with Reference to Natural Theology (1836), published the same year this letter was written. Rev. William Thomas Bree (1786-1863), vicar of All Saints' church in Allesley, was a noted observer of all aspects of natural history who wrote many articles and letters on local plants, insects and bird life, a large number of which were published in Loudon's Magazine of Natural History between 1829 and 1837. Buckland's correspondent was Charles Stokes, a stockbroker and amateur geologist who collected specimens of petrified wood. Buckland stated in his letter that he would present his "notice of my evidence of identification" to the Geological Society on the following Wednesday (Nov. 1); however, he did not do so until December 14 (see Proceedings of the Geological Society of London 2 [1838]: 439). Buckland's paper, titled "On the Occurrence of Silicified Trunks of Large Trees in the New Red Sandstone Formation of Poikilitic Series, at Allesley, near Coventry," was followed by "Further Notice on a partially Petrified Piece of Wood from an Ancient Roman Aqueduct at Eilsen, in the Principality of Lippe-Buckeberg," by Stokes. Lucas et al., "Non-Marine Permian Biostratigraphy and Biochronology: An Introduction," Geological Society, London, Special Publications 265 (2006): 1-14.

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        Memoire sur une maniere nouvelle ...l'operation de la pierre

      Paris: J.-B. Bailliere, 1836. 1st edition. Remarkable Life-Size Plates Dupuytren, Guillaume, baron (1777-1835). Memoire sur une maniere nouvelle de pratiquer l'operation de la pierre . . . Termine et publie par J. L. Sanson et par L. J. Begin. . . . Folio. [4], 50pp. 10 lithographed plates (9 by N. H. Jacob, 1 by A. Chazal, printed by Langlume). Paris: Bailliere, 1836. 589 x 437 mm. Quarter morocco, gilt, uncut, 19th century style. 2 small repairs to title margin, minor ink staining in upper margin of title & 1 or 2 plates, a little soiling, ink notation on 2nd leaf. Very good. First Edition. Elaborates on Dupuytren's method of bilateral lithotomy, with statistical results; also discusses Sanson's rectovesical lithotomy and the then popular lithotrity. Remarkable for its life-size plates, boldy drawn by Jacob, Bourgery's artist. Also exceptionally rare, not in Waller or Wellcome, or cited in Murphy. Murphy 122 re Sanson. Barsky 192.

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        MITCHELL'S TRAVELLERS GUIDE THROUGH THE UNITED STATES

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

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        Histoire philosophique, politique et critique du Christianisme des églises chrétiennes, depuis Jésus jusqu'au dix-neuvième siècle.

      A. Leclaire et Cie. 1836 -1837 De Potter - Paris, A. Leclaire et Cie., 1836 - 1837. 8 volumi in-8° m. pelle coeva con angoli, dorsi artisticamente decorati in oro. Complessive 4075 pp. Carta con le usuali rifioriture, peraltro ben conservati. > (Caillet, 8922).

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        M.) Ledetraad til nordisk oldkyndighed, udgiven af det kongelige Nordiske Oldskrift-Selskab.

      Köpenhamn, S. L. Møllers bogtrykkeri, 1836. 8:o. (4),+ 100 s. Rikt illustrerad med träsnitt i texten. Enstaka småfläckar. Med lätta förstrykningar i blyerts. Ur Mats P. Malmers bibliotek, med hans namnteckning "Mats Petersson" i blyerts, daterad 1947, samt med fyra bilagda A4-blad med hans anteckningar. Första upplagan av en epokgörande bok, med bra provenien! Här framlägger C. J. Thomsen (1788-1865), i sitt bidrag till boken, "Kortfattet udsigt over mindesmærker og oldsager fra Nordens fortid" (s. 27-90), för första gången i tryck sitt revolutionerande treperiodsystem; stenåldern, bronsåldern och järnåldern, med definitioner och igenkänningsmärken. Systemet hade dock redan varit känt en längre tid. Redan i ett brev till J. H. Schröder 1818 berättar han om sin museiordning. Boken och artikeln fick snabbt spridning. Redan 1837 översattes den till tyska och på engelska utkom den 1848. I Danmark spreds systemet sedan genom Thomsens lärjunge J. J. A. Worsaaes arbeten och i Sverige hade Bror Emil Hildebrand redan i början av 1830-talet lärt känna och tagit benämningarna i bruk, även om han länge var något skeptisk till indelningen. Bokens andra större kapitel, "Den oldnordiske literaturs omfang og vigtighed", är författat av N. M. Petersen. Mats P. Malmer analyserar ingående Thomsens system i boken "Metodproblem inom järnålderns konsthistoria"

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        ISTORIA DELLA CITTA' E COSTIERA DI AMALFI IN DUE PARTI DIVISA.

      FIBRENO 1836 In 8vo; pp.457, 1n.n. con errata. Stemma della città al frontespizio. 12 tavole intercalate nel testo. In fine tavola spieghevole con la pianta topografica della città e costiera d'Amalfi e sue adiacenze da Punta della Campanella a Capo d?Orso. Mezza pelle coeva. Titolo e fregi dorati al dorso. La descrizionei delle principali località della costiera: Ravello, Atrani, Conca, Agerola, Praiano, Vettica e Positano. Lozzi, 45. 5 immagini allegate.

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        The Pirate, and the Three Cutters

      London: Longman, Rees, Orme, 1836. First. hardcover. fine. Illustrated with 20 fine steel engravings from drawings by Clarkson Stanfield. 8vo, 3/4 polished calf, ornately gilt spine, marbled boards, a.e.g. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, 1836. First Edition. A fine copy.

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        The Pirate and the Three Cutters

      London: Published for the Proprietors by Longman , Rees, Orme, Brown, Green and Longman, 1836 - First edition, large-paper copy, with india proof plates. Royal 8vo. Steel- engraved engraved portrait frontispiece, additional steel-engraved title preceding printed title, and 18 plates on India Paper after Clarkson Stanfield, all dated December, 1835. 315 pp. Bound in full contemporary diced blue calf gilt, front joint just starting, extremities rubbed and with some scuffs; mounted bookplate and tipped-in description from early auction catalogue. Sadleir 1594b; Wolff 4533a [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Pirate, and the Three Cutters.

      Longman, Rees, Orme, London 1836 - Illustrated with 20 fine steel engravings from drawings by Clarkson Stanfield. 8vo, 3/4 polished calf, ornately gilt spine, marbled boards, a.e.g. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, 1836. First Edition. A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        OEUVRES COMPLETES DE J.J. ROUSSEAU AVEC DES ECLAIRCISSEMENTS ET DES NOTES HISTORIQUES - EN 25 VOLUMES - COMPLET.

      POURRAT FRERES 1836 - R320040540: 479 + 454 + 432 + 354 + 413 + 512 + 543 + 532 + 376 + 495 + 544 + 699 + 490 + 458 + 486 + 300 + 347 + 447 + 384 + 450 + 407 + 476 + 424 + 414 + SOMMAIURE : TOME I : DISCOURS / TOME II : LETTRE A D'ALAMBERT / TOMES III, IV, V : EMILE (TOME I + TOME II + TOME III ) / TOME VI : CONTRAT SOCIAL / TOME VII : LETTRES DE LA MONTAGNE + TOMES VIII + IX + X : NOUVELLE HELOISE (TOMES I, II, III / TOME XI : MELANGES / TOME XII : ECRITS QUR LA MUSIQUE / TOMES XIII, XIV : DICTIONNAIRE DE MUSIQUE (TOME I + TOME II) / TOME XV + TOME XVI + TOME XVII : CONFESSIONS (TOMES I, II, III) / TOME XVIII + XIX : DIALOGUES (TOMES I + II ) / TOMES XX, XXI, XXII, XXIII, XXIV, XXV : CORRESPONDANCES (TOMES I + II + III + IV + V + VI). In-8 Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. défraîchie. Dos abîmé. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 840.08-XIX ème siècle [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A new dictionary of the English language.

      William Pickering 1836-37, London - First edition, 2 volumes, 4to, pp. [4], 1183, [1]; [4], 1185-2222, [1]; recent red cloth, gilt-lettered direct on gilt-paneled spine; very good and sound. The most substantial lexicographical undertaking in England between Johnson and the O.E.D. "Richardson was an ardent philologist of the school of Horne Tooke . His principle was to arrive at the original and proper meaning which was inherent in a word from its etymology" (see DNB). Based on the "historical principle" of lexicography, this work formed the most substantial link between Samuel Johnson and the O.E.D. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Wanderings and Excursions in North Wales and South Wales (2 vols)

      London. Brimingham.: C Tilt, Simpkin and Co. Wrightson and Webb., 1836 Uniformly bound in half red morocco with red marbled boards, some gilt tooling, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spines, raised bands, decorative gilt tooling, edges rubbed. Internally, marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of James Walter to fpds, text block edges in gilt, minimal browning and spotting. Vol 1, [1836], North Wales, tissue guarded frontis and the additional engraved title page present, [12], [1], 2-261 pp, [1], [2] index, 51 pls. Vol 2, South Wales, [1837], half title, tissue guarded frontis and the additional engraved title page present, [14], [1], 2-268 pp, [2] index, 48 pls. A nice set, clean and tight, superbly bound. (Holloway 117. Anderson 339/341. Lowndes 2127. Allibon3 1865) Roscoe, writer and translator, whose abundant production over a quarter of a century consists chiefly of translations and travel writing. His translations include works of scholarship: a History of the Literature of the South of Europe (4 vols., 1823) from the original by J. C. L. de Sismondi, a History of Painting in Italy (6 vols., 1828) from the original by L. A. Lanzi, and The Life and Writings of Miguel de Cervantes (1839) from the original by Martín Fernández de Navarrete. His translations of literary works include the eleven volumes of The Italian Novelists, German Novelists, and Spanish Novelists (1825, 1826, 1832). 1831 saw the earliest of his many biographical and critical notices prefacing editions of English eighteenth-century writers such as Fielding and Smollett in The Novelists Library series. See ODNB.

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        The Book of Gems. The Poets and Artists of Great Britain

      London: Saunders and Otley, Conduit Street, 1836-1838. First edition. 3 vols., 8vo. Illustrated with 53, 53 and 43 engraved vignette plates. xvi, 304, [4]; xvi, 304, [4]; xvi, 304, [4] pp. Bound in pebbled blue contemporary morocco, a.e.g. Fine, minor foxing

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        ST. JAMES THEATRE. FRA-DIAVOLO. The STRANGE GENTLEMAN! The VILLAGE COQUETTES!

      London:: E & J Thomas, Printers.. [1836].. Sheet: 16" x 9". 1st printing thus. Single sheet broadside playbill, printed recto only.. Age-toning & soiling to paper. Horizontal fold-lines in center.. Edge rash, primarily to head & foot, with some minor text loss at. bottom [Pit prices, etc]. A Good [or slightly better] copy of this. fragile, and rare, piece of Dickensiana.. This undated [though Dec 1836] St. James's playbill advertises the following performances (top to bottom):~* Fra-Diavolo (for the sixth time this season);~* after which, Delicate Attentions (for the fifth time)~* to conclude with (47th time), an entirely new burletta, Written by Boz, called The STRANGE GENTLEMAN!;~* to conclude with, on Wednesday (38th time) The Tradesmen's Ball;~* on Monday next will be produced, with new and beautiful scenery, an entirely new operatic burletta, entitled The VILLAGE COQUETTES! The Drama by Boz.& & Dickens had planned for his first play, The Village Coquettes, to be the first produced, but it was not ready in time, so his The Strange Gentleman (based on one of his Sketches by Boz) was substituted. It opened the St. James' second season, on 29 September 1836, and ran for fifty shows until Tuesday 6 December 1836, when it closed for the fall season; this playbill is for the 47th performance, so its date would be a few days prior to that. (According to this playbill, The Village Coquettes was set to begin on Monday next; it began in fact on Tuesday next [cf. Fawcett, p. 23], so for just one day, both Dickens plays were running in the same theatre on the same evening.).& & As noted on the playbill, Mr. [John Pritt] Harley (then Stage Manager at St. James's) played the lead role of the strange gentleman; he was to become one of Dickens's best friends, and in fact Dickens dedicated The Village Coquettes to him. The part of Julia Dobbs was played by Madame Sala, whose son George Augustus would one day write for Dickens's Household Words as well a be one of the first to write a memoir of Dickens after the authors' untimely death in June, 1870. & & Not found in Gimbel, nor on OCLC. . Masthead device at top.

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        The METROPOLITAN MAGAZINE. 1836.

      Published by Theodore Foster,, New York: 1836 - This volume of the Metropolitan Magazine, which was edited by Marryat, contains the first US appearance of a number of Marryat & Howard titles."SNARLEYYOW; or, the Dog Fiend." - "The LIFE Of A SUB-EDITOR; or A Midshipman's Cruises." - "DIARY Of A BLASE." - "ARDENT TROUGHTON" - "The EXPIATION" and probably the most significant of all, in the August 1836 issue, first appears Marryat's famous MR. MIDSHIPMAN EASY, wherein, as a 'teaser', the first four chapters are published. The volume also contains the concluding portion of JAPHET IN SEARCH OF A FATHER, which had begun serialization in Nov 1834. While the Marryat and, to a lesser extent, Howard stories are, no doubt, the 'anchors' for this periodical, it includes many other interesting pieces on divers miscellaneous subjects- 'International Copyright Law', 'Mr. Willis's Pencilling by the Way' ["severe" commentary on Nathaniel Willis, probably by Marryat], 'Slave Trade', 'The Life, Opinions, and Pensile Adventures of John Ketch", &c, &c. A Good copy (binding rubbed & worn/rear board beginning to detach/usual foxing). Period brown half-sheep with marbled paper boards [in all likelihood, a publisher's binding]. 8vo, signed in 4s. 10-1/4" x 6-1/4". 1st US edition. [2], 362, [4]; [2], 378 pp. Text double column. Prefatory TOC leaf for each month; not included in pagination. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        "Original manuscript of his ""Report of an expedition down the Zuni and Colorado Rivers,"" with supporting letters and documents. "

      [Various places]. 1836-54. "The original manuscript of an important report of western exploration, accompanied by field notebooks, the original orders for the expedition, and later letters to the commander of the expedition, Capt. Lorenzo Sitgreaves, from institutions to whom he sent copies of the published report.& & Sitgreaves, an officer in the Corps of Topographical Engineers, was directed to perform a survey of the Zuni and Colorado Rivers by the commanding officer of the Corps, Col. J. J. Abert, on Nov. 18th, 1850. The three-page letter of instructions, signed by Albert, is present here, and directs Sitgreaves to go to Santa Fe ""as soon as practicable,"" find the headwaters of the Zuni, follow it to the Colorado, and thence to the Gulf of California. If the Zuni flows into the Gila, Sitgreaves was to pursue that course to the junction with the Colorado. Sitgreaves assembled his expedition in the spring and summer of 1851, and departed from the Zuni Pueblo on September 24. They proceeded across northern New Mexico and Arizona, observing the countryside, flora and fauna, and Indian inhabitants in detail, passing roughly along the present path of route 66 and Interstate 40. On November 9 the party reached the Colorado River. William H. Goetzmann says of the expedition in his 'Exploration and Empire,' ""The Sitgreaves Expedition, which also made significant contributions to archeology and ethnology, marched along the Zuni and the Little Colorado westward across Arizona, past the San Francisco Mountains, to the Mojave Villages on the main Colorado. Despite the presence of the skilled mountain man guide Antoine Leroux, the group ran afoul of Indians and suffered a number of casualties, including Leroux himself, who was so badly wounded by a Yampais arrow that he was eventually unable to function as guide...not only was the country rough and the water scarce, but the Indians were decidely hostile"". The manuscript of Sitgreaves' account gives a brief summation of the activities of the party up to their departure from Zuni, a day-by-day diary of their progress across New Mexico and Arizona, and a summation of their trip down the Colorado to Ft. Yuma, which they reached on November 30. & & The manuscript, in Sitgreaves' hand, is approximately 7500 words long, on 40 quarto manuscript pages, stitched with ribbon. Attached to it are 9 pages of tables of positions and observations. Both of these correspond exactly to the first part of the report as published in 1853, and represent all of the narrative part of the report, which appears on pp. 4-21 of the published report. The rest of the published report was written by the scientists who accompanied the party, reporting on animals seen along the route, and illustrations by Richard Kern, none of which are present. Sitgreaves wintered in California and returned east in 1852. His report was submitted that summer and published in the spring of 1853. He was allowed 200 copies for his own use, and evidently sent a number to libraries around the world. & & Besides the manuscript of the report, there are three field notebooks kept by Sitgreaves. All three are octavo notebooks bound in leather and cloth, containing several hundred pages of surveying data and astronomical observations. Two date from the Zuni-Colorado expedition, the other is a surveying exercise notebook from 1836. The remainder of the archive consists of 13 letters from learned institutions in Europe and America thanking him for sending a copy of his report. & & The Sitgreaves report was an important addition to the geographical knowledge of a large section of northern Arizona, later the route of the Santa Fe Railroad. Needless to say, the original manuscripts of important western explorations of the American West in the pre-Civil War period are seldom met wtih on the market these days, virtually all being institutionalized. & & The Three Manuscript Note Books of Lorenzo Sitgreaves. & The ""L. Sitgreaves/1836"" Notebook contains: & a.) ""Reflection on a chord of 100 feet"" 1/4 page& b.) ""To determine the length of a versed sine"" 1/4 page& c.) ""Approximate Rules for Location"" 9 pages& d.) ""Mensuation"" 2 pages& e.) ""Rules for calculating the quantity of Cutting and Filling"" 6 1/4 pages& f. ) ""To find the solid consequent on the Triangle of excess"" 8 pages& g.) ""Explanations"" 3 pages& h.) ""Lieut. Dillahunty's Formula"" 3 1/4 pages& i. ) ""To determine the extreme points of cutting and filling"" 3 pages& j. ) ""Manner of calculating a Table of Cuts & Fills"" 2 pages& k.) ""Field Notes - Compass Book"" (with other tables and a fine illustration) 5 pages& l. ) ""Formula for Longitude"" 1/2 page& m.) ""Formula for Plain Trigonometry"" 1 1/4 pages& n.) ""Table of Excavations fro a base of 16 ft."" 2 pages& o.) ""Table of embankments for a base of 12 ft."" 1 1/2 pages& p.) ""Table of Errors in averaging Excavation"" 2 pages& & The Purple Cloth 12mo Notebook containing:& a.) ""General Tables of the corrections of Noon by corresponding Equal Altitudes"" (in 2 Parts) - following the formula of Delambre. 28 pages& b.) ""To find the time of a star's culminating, or coming to the meridian of Greenwich"" 2 pages& c.) Fine pencil drawings of Signal Flags (7). 1 page& d.) ""To correct one denomination of time into another"" 4 pages& e.) ""To find the time by equal altitudes of the sun (formula in Francoeur)"" 1/8 page& f.) ""Formulas for obtaining the Latitude"" 4 pages& g.) ""Longitute by Lunar Distances"" 2 pages& h.) ""South Stars to Observe for Lat[itude]"" 3/4 pages (in pencil)& i.) ""Rules for the Direction fo the Deviation...by 'high and low stars'"" 1 page& j.) ""Transits over the prime vertical"" 2 pages& k.) ""Lunar Distances"" 4 1/2 pages& l.) ""Thermo-barometer"" 1 page& m.) ""Arneroid Barometer"" 2 pages& n.) Latitudes in 1840 from ""Lt. Johnston"" 1 page& o.) Pencil diagrams of a type of bedding plate. 1 page (in pencil)& & The Work Book for the Zuni and Colorado Expedition - 12mo, full sheep, containing: & a.) ""Extract from Simpson's Report"" 2 pages& b.) ""Thermo-barometer"" 1 page& c.) ""Lunar Distances"" 4 pages& d.) Time and Latitude, 1st at Zuni, last at ""Camp No. 49"" - September 4th through November 25th 1851. 84 pages& e.) ""Comarison of Chronometers [Box and Pocket]"" Dated at Zuni, September 8 through ""Camp No. 55"" on November 30th 1851. 3 1/2 pages"

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        Laili and Majnun; A Poem From the Original Persian of Nazami

      London, UK: A.J. Valpy, M.A., 1836. First Edition . Hardcover. Good. Size is 8vo. (full book description) A.J. Valpy, M.A., London, UK, 1836. 1st Edition Good-, Leather/Boards, DJ Not Issued. Size is 8vo, 127pgs. Leather worn at head of spine & at fore-edge corners, a 1" spot on front cover & a 2" stain at bottom of hinge up to page vi & f oxing in text, o.w. clean & tight. NO ink names, bookplates etc. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!

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        ST. JAMES THEATRE. FRA-DIAVOLO. The STRANGE GENTLEMAN! The VILLAGE COQUETTES!

      London:: E & J Thomas, Printers.. [1836].. Sheet: 16" x 9". 1st printing thus. Single sheet broadside playbill, printed recto only.. Age-toning & soiling to paper. Horizontal fold-lines in center.. Edge rash, primarily to head & foot, with some minor text loss at. bottom [Pit prices, etc]. A Good [or slightly better] copy of this. fragile, and rare, piece of Dickensiana.. This undated [though Dec 1836] St. James's playbill advertises the following performances (top to bottom):~* Fra-Diavolo (for the sixth time this season);~* after which, Delicate Attentions (for the fifth time)~* to conclude with (47th time), an entirely new burletta, Written by Boz, called The STRANGE GENTLEMAN!;~* to conclude with, on Wednesday (38th time) The Tradesmen's Ball;~* on Monday next will be produced, with new and beautiful scenery, an entirely new operatic burletta, entitled The VILLAGE COQUETTES! The Drama by Boz. Dickens had planned for his first play, The Village Coquettes, to be the first produced, but it was not ready in time, so his The Strange Gentleman (based on one of his Sketches by Boz) was substituted. It opened the St. James' second season, on 29 September 1836, and ran for fifty shows until Tuesday 6 December 1836, when it closed for the fall season; this playbill is for the 47th performance, so its date would be a few days prior to that. (According to this playbill, The Village Coquettes was set to begin on Monday next; it began in fact on Tuesday next [cf. Fawcett, p. 23], so for just one day, both Dickens plays were running in the same theatre on the same evening.). As noted on the playbill, Mr. [John Pritt] Harley (then Stage Manager at St. James's) played the lead role of the strange gentleman; he was to become one of Dickens's best friends, and in fact Dickens dedicated The Village Coquettes to him. The part of Julia Dobbs was played by Madame Sala, whose son George Augustus would one day write for Dickens's Household Words as well a be one of the first to write a memoir of Dickens after the authors' untimely death in June, 1870. Not found in Gimbel, nor on OCLC. . Masthead device at top.

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        The Traveller's Guide Through the State of New-York, Canada, &c. Embracing a General Description of the City of New York; The Hudson River Guide, and the Fashionable Tour to the Springs and Niagara Falls; with Steam-boat, Rail-road, and Stage Routes. Accompanied by Correct Maps

      J. Disturnell, New York 1836 - An early and rare travel guide by the well-known book and map publisher John Disturnell. Importantly includes all three fold-out items: "Miniature Plan of the City of New York", engraved by J.F. Morin, 1836, black and white (Haskell 809); long map - "Hudson River & Vicinity" by David H. Burr, hand colored; large map - "Map of The State of New York With the latest Improvements", John Disturnell, hand colored. Cover is green cloth with embossed pattern, label on front cover with title and date. Book is in very good condition, has been archivally rebacked. SABIN 96488, SHAW & SHOEMAKER 37148, HOWES N109, RAMSEY 4525, HASKELL 809. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 edition, 12mo, pp. xii, 13-336; folding map by E.F. Lee hand- colored in outline; very minor foxing; a near fine, tight copy in original green floral-patterned cloth, printed paper label on spine. & & ""Conditions just prior to the Revolution described by an actual observer"" (Howes). ""This contemporary history by Edward, not withstanding some idiosyncrasies of the author, is one of the essential Texas books"" (Streeter).& & Graff 1208; Howes E48; Sabin 21886; Streeter 344. "

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        The Medico-Botanical Pocket-Book, Comprising a Compendium of Vegetable Toxicology, ... Minerals and Other Poisons

      London John Churchill [1836]. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed and marked with loss to top spine end. Some foxing to plates Reprint Blue hardback cloth cover 170mm x 120mm (7" x 5"). x, 118pp + plates. 12 hand-coloured plates. Medico-Botanical Pocket-Book Comprising a Compendium of Vegetable Toxicology, Illustrated with Coloured Figures with their Botanical Descriptions, Poisonous Effects, Treatment, Rtc. Etc. to which is added an Appendix, Containing Practical Observations on Some of the Mineral and Other Poisons Illustrated with Tests.

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        Contes fantastiques de Hoffmann traduit par Henry Egmont,4 vols. (Oeuvres complètes)

      Camuzeaux, 1836. Hardcover. Very Good. Les « contes fantastiques » de Hoffmann (les quatre volumes intitulés aussi «ouevres complètes») dans cette première édition de la traduction de 1836 de Henry Egmont, dont chacun contenant un ensemble de belles vignettes, gardées de papier de soie, d’après les dessins de Camille Rogier. Publié par Béthune-Plon (Tome 1 portant Camuzeaux sur la page de titre et Béthune Plon pour les vignettes et puis les trois volumes ultérieurs portant tous Béthune-Plon sur la page de titre, avec la date 1836. Il s’agit de la première édition définitive de la traduction d’Egmont, et le seul disponible à la vente (il semble que toutes les autres copies existantes appartiennent à la prochaine édition de 1840. (En 1840, ce qui restait de l’édition de 1836 a été remis en vente avec de nouveaux faux-titres et titres, également imprimés par Béthune et Plon, chez « Perrotin, libraire-éditeur, rue des Filles-Saint-Thomas, i, place de la Bourse ».) Reliure demi-cuir bleu, plats et gardes marbrés. Titrage et tomaison dorés. Dos orné de motifs décoratifs et fleurons dorés. Les livres sont en très bon état malgré quelques rousseurs partout et quelques frottements sur les bords du dos. Le papier conserve bien son blancheur avec le texte dans des blocs encadrés. Chaque histoire est suivie par beaucoup de notes du traducteur. Selon George Vicaire dans son « Manuel de l’amateur » : Contes fantastiques de E. T. A. Hoffmann. Traduction nouvelle précédée d’une notice sur la vie et les ouvrages de l’auteur par Henry Egmont. Ornée de vignettes d’après les dessins de Gimille Rogier. Paris. Camuzeaux, libraire-éditeur, quai Saint-Michel, 2;, (Impr.Béthune et Plon), 1836, 4 vol. in-8. Tome I : xxxi pp. (faux-titre, titre et notice signée : Henry Massé d’Egmont) ; 415pp. ; et I f. n. ch. (table). 4 vignettes hors texte, dans un encadrement tiré en bleu. Tome II : 2 S. (faux-titre et litre) ; 420pp. ; et I f. n. ch. (uble). 4 vignettes hors texte, tirées sur Chinemonté, sans encadrement. A partir du tome II inclusivement, l’a- dresse de Camuzeaux est remplacée par la suivante : Paris. Béthune et Pion, éditeurs, rue de Vaugirard, j6. Tome III : 2 S. (faux-titre et titre) ; 409pp. ; et I f. n. ch. (table). 4 vignettes hors texte dans un enca- drement tiré en bleu. Tome IV : 2 fF. (faux-titre et titre) ; 399pp. ; et I f. n. ch. (table). 5 vignettes hors texte dans un encadrement tiré en sanguine. Les vignettes sont gravées par Ch. Boullay. A » Garnier, Danois, Pourvoyeur, Ferdinand, etc. Texte encadré d’un filet noir. Publié à 4 fr. 50 le vol. Décrit d’après l’ex. de la Bibliothèque nationale. En général un beau exemplaire de cette édition très rare. Pour plus d' information ou plus de photos, veuillez me contacter. Information en anglais: 1836 first edition The contes fantastiques of Hoffmann (the four volumes also entitled « Ouevres complètes ») in this first edition of the 1836 translation by Henry Egmont, with each of the four volumes containing a set of beautiful tissue-guarded vignettes after the drawings of Camille Rogier. Published by Béthune-Plon (Volume 1 carrying Camuzeaux on the title-page and Béthune Plon for the vignettes and then the three subsequent volumes all bearing Béthune-Plon on the title page, together with the date 1836.) This is the definitive first edition of the Egmont translation, and the only one available for sale, all other extant copies appearing to be the subsequent 1840 edition. (It may be noted with respect to the 1840 edition, that, according to George Vicaire in his “Manuel de l’amateur”, a compendoim of all French published books of the 19th century, that the remainders of the 1836 edition were put back on sale in 1840 with new title and half-title pages and re-published by Perroquin, bookdealer and publisher, once again being printed by Béthune et Plon) Anglais: Quarter-bound blue leather with marbled boards and endpapers. Gilt titling and volume numbering to the spine, together with ornate gilt decorative motifs. The books are in very good condition despite some foxing throughout and some rubbing to the edges of the spine. The paper remains white with the text in bordered blocks. Each story is followed by extensive translator notes and the contents are as follows. Vol. 1: Signor Formica, Doge et Dogaresse, Le conseiller Krespel, Barbara Rolloffin, L’homme au sable, Ignace Denner, Le vieux comédien, Deux originaux. Vol. 2 : Bonheur au jeu, Mademoiselle de Scudéry, La Vampire, Le Majorat, Le Magnétiseur (inédit.), La Vision (inédit.) Vol. 3 : Les aventures de la nuit de saint Sylvestre, Petit Zacharie, surnommé Cinabre, Don Juan, L’enchainement des choses, Le cœur de pierre Vol. 4 : La maison déserte, Maître Martin le tonnelier et ses apprentis, L’église des jésuites, Les dernières aventures du chien Berganza, Le Cour d’Artus. All in all, this is a very nice example of this extremely rare set of books. Further information and images can be had by e mailing me.

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        The complete angler or the contemplative man's recreation being a discourse of rivers, fish-ponds, fish and fishing … and instructions on how to angle for a trout or grayling in a clear stream by Charles Cotton, with original memoirs and notes by Sir Harris Nicholas

      London: William Pickering. 1836. First Nicolas edition, printed on large paper (leaf size 27.5 cm.), and one of the most beautiful editions of Walton's classic; 2 volumes, royal 8vo, pp. [16], ccxii, [2], 129; [2], [131]-436, [32]; 61 engraved plates from designs by Thomas Stothard and J. Inskipp; printed on Whatman paper by Charles Whittingham; original green cloth, gilt lettering on spines, and rare thus; none of the 11 copies in the Coigney collection were in original cloth, and we have been unable to trace another. Coigney 44; Westwood & Satchell, p.28; Keynes, p. 94; Oliver, 41: "It has been the occasion for much extravagant admiration. The author of the Grolier Club check-list is moved to the extent that 'no finer edition of the Complete Anglet will ever be published.'… the illustrations have been admired and frequently copied." "One of the handsomest publications of modern times, an ornament to the angler's library, unique of its kind, and perhaps destined to remain so" (Westwood Chronicle). The text follows that of the fifth edition, with the variations of the four previous editions indicated at the foot of each page. In a brown cloth slipcase lettered in gilt on spine.

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        The Literary Remains of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Collected and Edited by Henry Nelson Coleridge, Esq. M.A.

      London: William Pickering, 1836. - 4 volumes, 8vo., pp: xx,395(1); viii,416; xvi,422; viii,438, with half titles & corrigenda tipped in to volume 1, very slight foxing to prelims, marbled endpapers, uniformly bound in full polished calf with double gilt rule to boards, spines with red & green labels gilt lettered, gilt ruled raised bands & floral gilt stamp to each compartment, gilt dentelles & marbled edges, very good in an attractive full calf binding. "The Editor commits the reliques of a great man to the indulgent consideration of the public." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE PIRATE AND THE THREE CUTTERS

      London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green and Longman, 1836. First edition. Near Fine. A superb copy in dull plum fine-diaper cloth, blocked in blind and gold with yellow end-papers. Sadlier 1594a. Sun bleached on the spine and board edges, but with strong hinges and appearing unread. Would be Fine, but for the sunning. With 20 engraved plates, including the frontis and engraved title page. Marryat spent over 20 years in the Royal Navy (1806-1830) and saw his share of action and adventure. He turned to writing maritime novels based on his experiences and was a pioneer in the field, inspiring several later authors such as Joseph Conrad, C. S. Forester and Patrick O'Brien. This book collects two light-hearted short-stories, one dealing with twins, separated at birth, one landing in the Royal Navy and the other becoming a pirate. The other short-story gives a fascinating glimpse into life aboard a pleasure yacht and the difficulties when the yatchsman attempts to apprehend a smuggler. Scarce in the original cloth in such excellent condition. Near Fine.

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        Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc in 1834

      - 1836 William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh, 2nd, 8vo, pp.ii, 119, frontis, lithograph, fldg panorama, uncut, marbled eps, black boards; rebacked w/ gilt-lettered black leather spine, faint square mark to front cover, new eps, frontis separated, chipping to edges of both plates, panorama taped on folds, tight, very good. ----- Barry was accompanied by six guides when he made, according to his calculations, the 16th ascent (20th person not counting guides) of Mont Blanc. Meckly credits him with the 17th and Perret with the 21st ascent. Barry’s account of his ascent was republished in 1836 as a series of two lectures which vastly expanded the text of the first edition by threefold. The 2nd edition also included a very nice folding panorama of Mont Blanc as well as color versions of the two lithographs provided in the first edition, although in this particular copy the two lithographs are not colored. This is from the Ladd Collection although it does not bear William or John Ladd’s names. Meckly 014, Neate B49, Perret 275. ----- Ladd, William S., MD. (1887 – 1949) – AAC Councilor (1923-25), Vice-President (1926-28), President (1929-31), Honorary Member (1949) and member of the Alpine Club of Canada, the Alpine Club, and Club Alpin Francais (honorary). He started climbing at an early age with ascents of Mt. Hood (1904, 1905, 1911) and in the Canadian Rockies (1905). He made the first ascent of Mt. Saskatchewan, Canada, (1923, with Conrad Kain), attempted Mt. Fairweather (1926) and was a member of the first ascent team in 1931, and climbed in the Alps (1928). Ladd oversaw the participation and the founding of the Union International des Associations d’Alpinism (UIAA) and gave the gift of the AAC’s first clubhouse, an old fire station located on the upper East side of Manhattan. During his term the first American Alpine Journal was published (1929). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF SOMERSETSHIRE

      Published by J.B. Nichols and Son, 1836. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Very good condition with no wrapper. Parts 1-8 bound in four (all published). 1836-1839. 50 plates including six maps, a few tinted, 50 engraved vignettes to text. Original printed wrappers. Subscribers list. Contained in purpose-made cloth-covered book box. Paperwraps slightly edge-chipped. Contents very good indeed. Book box is split on one edge but still holding. [S]

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        The Complete Angler or Contemplative Man's Recreation . . with Original Memoirs and Notes by Sir Harris Nicolas

      London: Pickering, 1836 - One of the finest illustrated editions of Walton ever published. In its production, Pickering employed 27 of the most prominent artist, painters, and engravers of the day First Nicolas Edition, Large Paper. 2 vols., Large 8vo. Engraved title page, 48 engraved plates from designs by Thomas Stothard and J. Inskipp, two pages of music and two woodcuts of the Walton seal, 9 head-pieces, and 2 portraits of Walton. Pp. [16], ccxii, [2], 129; [2], [131]-436, [32]. Full contemporary green morocco gilt, spines stamped with angling motifs in gilt, boards with a piscatorial vignette surrounded by fish and floral devices, a.e.g. Original spines laid down, some minor rubbing, else very good. With the bookplate of the Junior Carlton Club Library. Coigney 44; Horne 43; Oliver 41 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de Botany-Bay. Etat Present des Colonies Pénales de l'Angleterre dans Australie,

      Paris: Paulin,, 1836. ou, Examen des Effets de la Déportation, considérée comme Moyes de Colonisation. Octavo (208 × 128 mm) Contemporary quarter calf on marbled boards, sage green morocco label. 2 folding tables, complete with the half-title. A little rubbed, rebacked with the original spine laid down, light browning, and the occasional spot of light foxing, a very good copy. First edition. Pilorgerie's detailed contribution to the debate in France concerning the establishment of a French penal colony. Pilorgerie argued against such a move, but the argument in favour, which had such influential supporters as de Tocqueville, held sway, and in 1852 France began the transportation of convicts to French Guiana, and in 1863 to New Caledonia. Uncommon.

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        The History and Topography of the County of Essex Illustrated By a Series of Views

      George Virtue, London 1836 - Complete in 2 volumes, collation, viii,696pp, 836pp, complete with 99 plates, 2 engraved titles. Bound in full period calf, raised bands, elaborate gilt tooling in compartments, gilt rule lines to boards, gilt dentelles within ruled lines, inner dentelles, full gilt edges. Calf rubbed, some minor abrasion wear loss, some black spotting on spines. Both bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, some moderate spotting or foxing, ( vast majority of text and plates clean ). Pages and illustrations in good clean condition throughout. A very nice 2 volume set, in very attractive period bindings. A8 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The human brain, its configuration, structure, development, and physiology; illustrated by references to the nervous system in the lower order of animals.

      Longman, Rees [et al.], London 1836 - First edition, 8vo, pp. xvi, 492; 12 lithograph plates at the back; orig. purple cloth, printed paper label on spine; spine faded, cloth cracked along rear joint, all else good and sound. An important contribution to neuroanatomy, by an eminent surgeon at St. Thomas' Hospital in London. "Solly was a skillful operator, a florid lecturer, and a good clinical teacher; his opinion was specially sought in cases of injuries to the head, and in diseases of the joints" (DNB). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Human Brain, its Configuration, Structure, Development, and Physiology; Illustrated by References to the Nervous System in the Lower Order of Animals

      London Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman 1836. G: in Good condition without dust jacket. Wear to boards and spine. Ex-library from the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland, with minimal markings First Edition Green hardback half-leather cover over marbled boards 190mm x 120mm (7" x 5"). xvi, 492pp + plates. With twelve engraved plates.

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        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, 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Pirate and the Three Cutters

      London: Published for the Proprietors by LongmanRees Orme Brown Green and Longman 1836 London: Published for the Proprietors by Longman , Rees, Orme, Brown, Green and Longman, 1836. First edition, large-paper copy, with india proof plates. Royal 8vo. Steel- engraved engraved portrait frontispiece, additional steel-engraved title preceding printed title, and 18 plates on India Paper after Clarkson Stanfield, all dated December, 1835. 315 pp. Bound in full contemporary diced blue calf gilt, front joint just starting, extremities rubbed and with some scuffs; mounted bookplate and tipped-in description from early auction catalogue. Sadleir 1594b; Wolff 4533a

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        The Complete [Compleat] Angler, or Contemplative Man's Recreation; being a Discourse on Rivers, Fish-ponds, Fish, and Fishing by Izaak Walton and Instructions How to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a Clear Stream by Cha

      G: in Good condition. Spines sunned. Covers rubbed with chipped edging. Two rear boards detached. Light marking and scuffing. Some foxing. Aeg Reprint Maroon tooled hardback leather cover 280mm x 190mm (11" x 7"). ccxiv, 436pp + index. 61 b/w engravings. With Original Memoirs and Notes by Sir Harris Nicolas. Most plates have 'bled' onto opposite page. Fishing book de-luxe suitable as a gift.

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        Views of the Newcastle & Carlisle Railway

      Newcastle: Currie & Bowman. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Inner hinges reinforced. Corners repaired with leather. Some foxing and other minor damage. 1836. First Edition. Black hardback cloth cover. 300mm x 230mm (12" x 9"). [46pp.]. .

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        Wesh Cubb or the Sweet: A Chippeway Chief

      Philadelphia: E.C. Biddle, 1836. unbound. very good. Lehman and Duval. Portrait. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Page measures 20.5" x 14". Beautiful portrait from the folio edition of McKenney and Hall's "History of the Indian Tribes of North America". As Superintendent of the Indian Trade Bureau, Thomas McKenney wanted to document the rapidly disappearing culture of the American natives. He activated the project, sponsored by the War Department, by commissioning writer James Hall and Charles Bird King, a renowned American portraitist. King painted the prominent Indians while they visited Washington D.C. as treaty delegates. Most of the original oil paintings were destroyed by fire in the Smithsonian Museum in 1865. These lithographs, published 1842-58, are all that remain and are still hailed as one of the best visual records of influential Native Americans of the nineteenth century. Wesh Cubb was known for his leadership and prowess as a warrior but also for his son, a notorious A-go-kwa, an Indian homosexual. Minor aging along edges, light scattered foxing. Minor offsetting. One of many Native American portraits in our collection.

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