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        Die klassischen Stellen der Schweiz und deren Hauptorte in Originalansichten dargestellt.

      Lpz. und Karlsruhe, Kunst-Verlag, 1836. 2 Tle. in 1 Bd. 23 x 14,5 cm. 1 Bl., 423 S., 2 Bl. Mit gestoch. Titel und 85 Stahlstichtafeln. HLdr. d. Zt. mit Rvergold. und Rsch. WG 100; Engelmann II, 933; Wäber 70. - Die hübschen Tafeln zeigen Aarau, Appenzell, Basel, Bellinzona, Bern, Chur, Dissentis, Freiburg, Genf, Glarus, Lausanne, Lugano, Luzern, Maria Einsiedeln, Murten, Schaffhausen, Sitten, Solothurn, St. Gallen, Thun, Zürich uvm. - Einband minimal berieben. Teils gebräunt und fleckig, Bindung leicht gelockert. Exlibris. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Europa, Schweiz

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        Karl Bell's physiologische und pathologische Untersuchungen des Nervensystems.

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

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

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

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        HISTOIRE DE NAPOLEON. 6e édition.

      1836 - Paris Furne 1839. 4 volumes in-8 XVI 384, 416, 430, 375pp. Veau glacé bleu nuit, dos à 4 nerfs élégamment orné de cadres de filets gras-maigres et de grandes pastilles dorés, plats encadrés d'un double filet doré gras-maigre, coupes filetées, dentelle dorée sur bordure intérieure, tranches marbrées, reliure de l'époque (Brigandat). Orné de 57 planches hors texte représentant des portraits, des vues ou scènes de batailles et des cartes (6 de celles-ci dépliantes). Quelques rousseurs par endroits. Exemplaire bien complet, conforme à la description de Vicaire VI, colonnes 224 à 226. Très bel exemplaire, complet des volumes, du texte, de toutes les planches, dans une luxueuse reliure typique de l'époque, signée Brigandat, relieur parisien de la première moitié du XIXe siècle (Fléty page 34). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Algemeen wapenboek van het Koningrijk der Nederlanden, overeenkomstig de registers en uitgegeven door L. van Weleveld, ambtenaar bij den Hoogen Raad van Adel.

      No place, Van Weleveld, 1836. Folio. Full red morocco. Slightly worn. Complete. 217 pages. Pages I to VI contain all crowns and coats of the Dutch Royal Family. Pages VII t/m CCXVII each show 6 coats-of-arms (only pages 204 and 217 have just 2). Some are hand coloured. H199.

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        Sketches by Boz Illustrative of Every Day Life and Every Day People The Second Series Complete in One Volume`

      With the ten engraved plates by Cruikshank. First edition. Large 12mo., complete with the final catalogue of Macrone's publications dated December 1836, skilfully recased in the original red-pink cloth, the spine with the black pigmented lettering panels but faded, central wreath designs to sides, very tip of the top fore corner of front cover restored. London, John Macrone. 1837 [i.e. 1836].

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        The Poetical Works: With a Fore-Edge Painting of a British Flagged Frigate.

      London: William Pickering, 1836. Octavo, bound in straight-grain full green morocco, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, all edges gilt. With a fore-edge painting of a British-flagged three-masted frigate, sails full, with land on the horizon. The earliest fore-edge paintings date possibly as far back as the 10th century; these earliest paintings were symbolic designs. Early English fore-edge paintings, believed to date to the 14th century, presented heraldic designs in gold and other colors. The first known example of a disappearing fore-edge painting (where the painting is not visible when the book is closed) dates from 1649. The earliest signed and dated fore-edge painting dates to 1653: a family coat of arms painted on a 1651 Bible. Around 1750, the subject matter of fore-edge paintings changed from simply decorative or heraldic designs to landscapes, portraits and religious scenes, usually painted in full color. Modern fore-edge painted scenes have a lot more variation as they can depict numerous subjects not found on earlier specimens. These include scenes that are erotic, or they might involve scenes from novels (like Jules Verne, Sherlock Holmes or Dickens, etc.). In many cases, the chosen scene will depict a subject related to the book, but in other cases it did not. In one instance, the same New Brunswick landscape was applied to both a Bible and to a collection of poetry and plays. The choice of scenes is made by either the artist, bookseller or owner, thus the variety is wide. The technique was popularized in the 18th century by John Brindley (1732-1756), publisher and bookbinder to the prince of Wales and Edwards of Halifax, a distinguished family of bookbinders and booksellers. The majority of extant examples of fore-edge painting date to the late 19th and early 20th century on reproductions of books originally published in the early 19th century.

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        ZÜRICH., "Schweiz. Vorort Zürich". "Der Ustig" oder die Alpfahrt der Appenzeller Hirten. Ländliche Szene vor einer Alm, von der aus geschmückte Kühe aufgetrieben werden umgeben von Ansichten sowie Trachten- und Wappendarstellungen.

      Altkol. Lithographie von L.v. Hohbach aus 'Malerische Länderschau', Kempten, Dannheimer, um 1836, 32 x 37,5 cm. Das Mittelbild umgeben von Allegorien der Schifffahrt, der Fabriktätigkeit, des Weinbaus und des Sennenlebens. Mit Ansichten von Zürich, St. Gallen, Glarus, Zug, Arbon, Laufen mit dem Rheinfall und Appenzell. Unten mittig mit den Wappenschilden der sieben Kantone. - Dekoratives Blatt in leuchtendem Altkolorit: nicht nur die Ansicht in der Bildmitte ist koloriert, sondern auch die vier Trachtenpaare und die Wappen. - Geglättete Bugfalte. Breitrandig, sehr gut erhalten. Europa, Schweiz

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        Chinese Missionary Pamphlet, "The Perfect Man's Model."

      Singapore, 1836. Stab sewn 8vo. 60 pp. This pamphlet is a religious tract written by Protestant missionary Karl Gutzlaff, a fascinating character, typical of the sort of opportunist who clustered around the opium business in the old China trade. In the 1830s he traveled as a translator on a British opium trading vessel, known as a “country ship” illegally selling opium for Jardine, Matheson & Co. down the coast of China. Gutzlaff justified his complicity with the pretty rationalization that the journey would be a good opportunity to preach the gospel and distribute Chinese language religious tracts. So, you got opium and Jesus on the same spoon. His moral flaws aside, Gutzlaff was a smart and lucid observer, whose writings offer excellent detail about China and the China Trade in the days leading up to the first Opium War. In his later days he opened a school for Chinese “native missionaries,” several of whom turned out to be opium addicts using their missionary cover and funding for illicit purposes. The fraud exposed, Gutzlaff died a ruined man. Bad karma, I suppose. This tract, written and printed entirely in Chionese as, "The Perfect Man's Model," was published in Singapore in 1836, is typical of those he distributed on his opium voyage. Color title page lightly chipped, else very good condition in original wrappers.

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        Ueber das Wesen des Verdauungsprocesses (pp.90-138). + Müller, Johannes & Schann, Theodor: Versuche über die Künstliche Verdauung des geronnenen Eiweisses (pp.66-89).

      Arch. Anat. Phys., 1836/1. - Berlin, im Verlag von G. Eichler, 1836, 8, 128 pp., 3 lith. Taf., orig. Broschur feines und frisches unbeschnittenes Exemplar. First Edition - "Three years after William Beaumont's conjecture (in Experiments and observations on the gastric juice) that gastric juice contained another active ingredient besides hydrochloric acid, Schwann identified this ingredient as the enzyme pepsin. Schwann's paper confirmed the fact, first stated by Prout and later by Beaumont, that the free acid in the stomach is hydrochloric, not lactic as some had claimed". -cf. NormanSchwann's paper " 'Concerning the Nature of the Digestive Process' was easily the most sophisticated treatment of that subject during his time, and if measured against the background of contemporary concepts and methods available, one of the most penetrating of any time. By an interlocked sequence of incisive questions and carefully controlled experiments Schwann systematically narrowed down the many possibilities one could imagine concerning the nature and action of the 'digestive principle' to those alternatives which were compatible with empirical evidence. When he finished he had not only achieved a discovery later regarded as a landmark, but had reformulated the whole problem of what digestion may be. Whatever standard one applies to Schwann's memoir, whether one judges it by the degree to which it surpassed previous knowledge and conceptions of the digestive process or by its conformity to modern descriptions, his achievement was outstanding. The logic of his thought was precise and thorough, his methods were ingenious, and his vision was broad. He redefined the mode of action of the digestive agent and characterized the agent as a chemical substance. He demonstrated its operation on a major class of aliments, but saw beyond the prevalent idea that a single agent is responsible for the digestion of every type of food material. He contributed strong support for the view that digestion involves chemical changes as well as solution. He perceived that the action of the digestive principle comprised one instance of a whole new class of chemical processes peculiarly characteristic of organisms, and he provided a model for the experimental investigation of such processes" cf. Holmes, Claude Bernard and Animal Chemistry, pp.167-172 Norman 1913 Garrison & Morton N. 901 Fulton, History of physiology, pp.190-191This volume also contains: Müller, Johannes (1801-1858) & Schwann, Theodor (1810-1882): "Versuche über die künstliche Verdauung des geronnenen Eiweisses." Garrison-Morton No.990

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        AMS - Eigenhändiges autobiographisches Manuskript mit Unterschrift.

      (Würzburg) 3 1/4 Seiten gr.-folio. Schwach fleckig, kleine Randeinrisse. Eduard von Rindfleisch (1836-1908), Pathologe. - Autobiographischer Artikel für das Brockhaus'sche Konversationslexikon, vermutlich für die 1875-1879 erscheinende 12. Auflage."... schon in meinem dritten Studiensemester entschied ich mich für die pathologische Anatomie als meine Lieblingswissenschaft, ging im Herbst 1856 gleichzeitig mit Virchow nach Berlin und saß bis Ostern 1861 zu den Füßen dieses Meisters. Ich war niemals Assistent bei Virchow. Aeltere Semester gingen mir voran. Ich widmete mich daher desto ausschließlicher meinen literarischen Arbeiten und histologischen Studien. Ostern 1861 folgte ich einer Aufforderung des Herrn Prof. Heidenhain zur Uebernahme der Assistenz für Histologie in dem physiologischen Institute zu Breslau mit der Bedingung, daß mir zugleich gestattet werde, mich dortselbst für pathologische Anatomie zu habilitiren ..." - Im Folgenden über seine Professur in Zürich an der Seite von Billroth, Clausius u.a. ("Es war eine köstliche Zeit!") und seine Berufungen nach Bonn und Würzburg."...Was meine wissenschaftliche Thätigkeit betrifft, so hat mir Mutter Natur eine besondere Gabe verliehen, aus der Beobachtung der Form und Zusammenfügung der Dinge ihre Bestimmung und Arbeit zu errathen und zu erkennen. Schon als Knabe saß ich tagelang während der Schulferien in einer Rumpelkammer, wo ... alte Uhren, Flinten, wunderliche medicinische und physicalische Apparate, ein Leuwenhoekisches Mikroskop etc. auseinanderzunehmen und wieder zusammenzusetzen waren. Später hat mich dieser Trieb und diese Fähigkeit auch den complicirten Maschinerien der Natur gegenüber nicht im Stich gelassen und jedesmal wenn es mir gelungen war, eine Formengruppe der pathologischen Anatomie in Zusammenhang zu bringen und zu verstehen, mußte ich an die alte Rumpelkammer denken ..."In einem Umschlag der Sammlung Brockhaus.

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        Map of the United States

      Webster, New York 1836 - Folding engraved pocket map with full period hand-colouring (sheet size: 16 x 19 5/8 inches), wth a second folding sheet of accompanying letterpress text within a type-ornament border, entitled "Travellers Guide and Statistical View of the United States." (sheet size: 18 x 22 inches). (Small repaired tears to both sheets). Original dark blue raon-backed printed paper-covered boards (extremities scuffed). A very rare early travellers' guide to the United States. "The map is from a discarded plate of H. Phelps' U.S. [1832]. The index is largely stolen from Mitchell's Traveller's Guide index sheet for 1832, however the information on roads and distances is taken from someone else . The map has the characteristic oval portrait of Washington, reengraved . from the Phelps issue. Webster put this together from Phelps, Mitchell and (?) and it is very scarce - I can find no references to it" (Rumsey). Rumsey 3450. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sammelband of seven works on Dartmouth College

      V.p., including Hanover, NH, 1836. 8vo. Later three quarter red morocco and marbled boards, generally very good, some minor dampstaining and edges chipped. 8vo. A sammelband of works on Dartmouth College, from the collection of Amos Tuck French (1863-1941), relation, polo player, etc. of Amos Tuck (1810-1879), New Hampshire politician and namesake of Dartmouth's Tuck School of Business. Comprising the following 7 works: 1. Catalogus Universitatis Dartmuthensis in Republicae Neo-Hantoniae. Leuphanae [Hanover, NH]: Typis Moses Davis, [1801]. 14 pp., with half-title. Foxed. (Shaw & Shoemaker 385) 2. Catalogus Eorum, Qui Adhuc in Universitate Dartmuthensi, ab Anno MDCCLXXI. Andoverii, Mass: Typis Flagg et Gould, 1814. 24 pp. (Shaw & Shoemaker 31293) 3. BROWN, Francis. A Sermon, Delivered at Concord, New-Hampshire, on the Evening of Wednesday, June 3, 1818 ... Concord: Printed by George Hough, 1818. [ii], 25, [1] pp., with half-title. (Shaw & Shoemaker 43454) 4. Sketches of the History of Dartmouth College and Moors' Charity School ... From the Year 1779 to the Year 1815. N.p., n.d. [ca. 1815]. 88 pp. (Shaw & Shoemaker 34530; Sabin 18630) 5. A Candid, Analytical Review of the "Sketches of the History of Datmouth College and Moors' Charity School ..." N.p., n.d. [ca. 1815]. 32 pp. (Shaw & Shoemaker 34528) 6. Catalogue of the Officers and Students of Dartmouth College. October, -1832. Newport, N.H.: Printed by Simon Brown, 1832. 23, [1] pp. 7. A Catalogue of the Officers and Students of Dartmouth College. September, 1836. Windsor, VT: Chronicle Press, [1836]. 24 pp. (Shaw & Shoemaker 37011) With two autograph letters To Mark Lane., ca. 1850s, laid-in, concerning student life at Dartmouth, with mention of the fraternity Kappa Kappa Kappa, 5 students dying of illness. The letters are from Charles E. Shaw and O.B. Goodwin of the Class of 1862. Provenance: Amos Tuck French (his bookplate)

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        WORKS. (THE POETICAL WORKS. [and] THE LETTERS)

      London: William Pickering, 1836; 1835-36. n. This is an attractively bound set of the four-volume Pickering edition of Gray's poems and letters, the latter including many items appearing in print for the first time. Best known for "Elegy written in a Country Churchyard," Thomas Gray (1716-71) was primarily a scholar, a professor of Modern History and Languages at Cambridge, and never became a professional or even a dedicated poet. Still, he was offered the laureateship in 1757, upon the death of Colley Cibber (he refused the honor). Gray had begun to write poetry as early as 1742, but it was not until 15 years later, after the publication of his "Poems," that he had become generally recognized as the foremost poet of the day. In his highly polished verse, one can easily trace the decay of Neoclassical and the development of Romantic strains in English poetry. Among other major works, Day calls his "Progress of Poesy" "probably the best true Pindaric ode in English," and another similar ode, "The Bard," "probably the best 18th century attempt at poetic sublimity." Although some of Gray's letters appeared in 1778 in an edition of his work put out by William Mason, the vast majority of the more than 350 epistolary items contained in these volumes are published for the first time. Volume I here is part of the well-known "Aldine Poet" series issued by Pickering, a publishing project covering more than 20 years and involving the production of 53 volumes (not counting reprints). Each work was carefully edited by one of a group of reputable scholars that included Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas, Alexander Dyce, and John Mitford, the last of whom edited these volumes, which include his long biography of our poet and equally long "Essay on the Poetry of Gray." There was a fifth volume containing Gray's correspondence with the Rev. Norton Nicholls published by Pickering seven years after our set, in 1843, not present here.. 175 x 108 mm. (6 7/8 x 4 1/4"). Four volumes (the poems in the first volume, the letters in volumes II-IV). Edited by John Mitford. Attractive late 19th century chestnut brown half morocco over marbled boards, upper covers with a gilt falcon stamped on the leather, raised bands, spines gilt in compartments with Arts and Crafts-style quatrefoil centerpiece surrounded by gilt dots, spade-shaped leaves at corners, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. With frontispiece portrait in volume I. Keynes, p. 38 (for first volume). A hint of rubbing to joints and extremities, very faint freckled foxing affecting about one leaf in four, but still quite a pleasing set, the bindings bright and with no significant wear, and the text very smooth and clean, showing few signs of use. This is an attractively bound set of the four-volume Pickering edition of Gray's poems and letters, the latter including many items appearing in print for the first time. Best known for "Elegy written in a Country Churchyard," Thomas Gray (1716-71) was primarily a scholar, a professor of Modern History and Languages at Cambridge, and never became a professional or even a dedicated poet. Still, he was offered the laureateship in 1757, upon the death of Colley Cibber (he refused the honor). Gray had begun to write poetry as early as 1742, but it was not until 15 years later, after the publication of his "Poems," that he had become generally recognized as the foremost poet of the day. In his highly polished verse, one can easily trace the decay of Neoclassical and the development of Romantic strains in English poetry. Among other major works, Day calls his "Progress of Poesy" "probably the best true Pindaric ode in English," and another similar ode, "The Bard," "probably the best 18th century attempt at poetic sublimity." Although some of Gray's letters appeared in 1778 in an edition of his work put out by William Mason, the vast majority of the more than 350 epistolary items contained in these volumes are published for the first time. Volume I here is part of the well-known "Aldine Poet" series issued by Pickering, a publishing project covering more than 20 years and involving the production of 53 volumes (not counting reprints). Each work was carefully edited by one of a group of reputable scholars that included Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas, Alexander Dyce, and John Mitford, the last of whom edited these volumes, which include his long biography of our poet and equally long "Essay on the Poetry of Gray." There was a fifth volume containing Gray's correspondence with the Rev. Norton Nicholls published by Pickering seven years after our set, in 1843, not present here.

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        A Visit to the United States and Canada in 1833; With the View of Settling in America. Including a Voyage to and from New-York

      Richard Weston and Sons (& Richard Griffin and Company), Edinburgh (& Glasgow) 1836 - First edition, 1836. Half calf 12mo, 312pp. Dark brown smooth calf with marbled boards, marbled edges. In good condition. Front board is detached, otherwise very good. Rubbing to the joints and boards, including occasional small losses to the leather or marbled papers. Gilt is faded on the ruling for six spine compartments, each with an embossed pendant and title (though the original title plate appears to be lacking). A slight bloating to the volume, as from being stored in a basement, but nothing extreme. A page of remarks, reprinted below, appear opposite the title page, noting the previous owner's association with the author. "During the years 1826-27-28, I lodged in Lothian Stree, Edin: & saw a good deal of Mr. Weston, a very intelligent & highly respected bookseller in that street. Just before I left Edin. after taking my (segue?) of M. D. in 1828m he told me that he was about to emigrate. My surprise, therefore, was great when I found him in the old shop during my visit to Edin, with my wife, in 1837. This book will explain his apparent inconsistency. -Henry Yates Whytehead, M. D." Whytehead went on to become a notable doctor. His signature appears on the front endpaper, but aside from his introduction, the contents remain bright, clean and unmarked. A rare volume which has not appeared at auction since 1982. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Card signed in ink: "Winslow Homer / July 17th 1904 / Jacksonville Florida"

      1 vols. 3-1/4 x 5 inches. Fine condition. 1 vols. 3-1/4 x 5 inches. America's Most Famous 19th Century Painter. Winslow Homer (1836-1910), perhaps the most famous of America's 19th century painters, studied in Paris as a young man, but, unlike his contemporary Whistler, left before receiving the full impact of Impressionism. He began as a graphic artist in the 1850s for Harper's Weekly and from 1862 to 1865 did numerous "Campaign Sketches" of soldier life. Although he achieved his greatest fame in oils, and, particularly, watercolor--he had the most profound influence of any artist on watercolor painting in America--he continued in black and white through the 1880s. In painting, his marine subjects are particularly noteworthy: his oil "The Gulf Stream" quickly became an American icon. In later years Homer spent his summers on the Maine coast, and his winters in Florida, from whence this attractive autograph was dispatched to a collector in the artist's 68th year.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Weimar, 3. III. 1836.

      1836. 3 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-4to. Dankesbrief an die mit Goethe befreundet gewesene Gräfin Julie von Egloffstein in München: "Gehindert durch so manches Verhältniß, in dem [!] ich mich vermittelst meiner Weltbestimmung ein für allemal dann aber auch durch besondere Umstände versetzt sehe, geschieht es mir nicht zu selten, gerade da lange schweigen zu müssen wo mein Herz so voll von Dank ist [...]". - Die Tinte stark durchschlagend.

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        Bilderchronik des Sächsischen Kunstvereins 1833 - 1836. Mit 6 gestochenen Tafeln von Adrian Ludwig Richter

      Sächsischer Kunstverein, 1836. 49 x 34 cm ; Halbleinen Enthält die folgenden sechs gestochenen Tafeln von Adrian Ludwig Richter: Der blinde Dorfgeiger ; Dorf Schaenke ; Der Zahnbrecher in einem roemischen Staedtchen ; Bauern aus einem Dorfe, welche die Leipziger Schlacht mit ansehen und Der erste Zahn (auf einer Platte) ; Römische Pilger und Pilgerinnen gehen durch einen Bach ; Auszug der Tyroler und Das Innere einer Dorfschule (auf einer Platte). Enthält außerdem Stiche der folgenden Künstler: J. Thaeter, Pfau, Pötschke, Faber, Pescheck, Gille, Fleischmann, Schütze, L. Schütz, Prof. Hammer, Prof. A. Krüger, C. Beichling, Stölzel [Stöltzel ; Stoltzel], Busse, Veith, Honeck, Dietze, Haach, Schmidt, Kluge, Schütz, Witthöft. Insgesamt 153 Stiche auf 84 Platten. Privater Halbleineneinband mit marmorierten Deckelbezügen und vergoldetem Leder-Deckelschild. Einige Tafeln etwas fleckig, die Tafeln von Richter nur zum Teil sehr wenig. Einband zum Teil berieben und an den Ecken bestoßen. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar. jpwRegal-HH Versand D: 4,60 EUR Bilder-Chronik ; Sächsischer Kunstverein

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        Narrative of the Arctic Land Expedition to the Mouth of The Great Fish River, and Along the Shores of the Arctic Ocean, in the years 1833, 1834, and 1835.

      London. John Murray. 1836.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. 21.3cm, The First Edition, x,[1], 663,p., with 16 engraved plates and a rear folding map, in contemporary full dark blue calf, gilt ruled raised bands, gilt border and center panel decorations, crushed crimson morocco label, double ruled borders on the boards, marbled endpapers and edges, about normal foxing on the plates, a very good to fine copy in attractive binding. (cgc) A.B. 851. T.P.L. 477. Lande 935. Sabin 2613. Wagner- Camp 58b:1. Streeter 3705. - Back, who had been on both Franklin expeditions, was sent out to locate Ross, who had been unreported through three winters. News of Ross's safe return reached Back in April 1833 and he then pursued the expedition's secondary objectives. These were, firstly, to navigate the length of a river supposedly arising in the neighbourhood of the Great Slave Lake and running north to the Arctic Sea, and then, secondly, to map as much as possible of the seacoast. He was successful in both objectives, travelling 7,500 miles in total and traversing the full 440-mile length of the river (known as Thlueetessy' by the Indians). The Great Fish River, as Back named it, has since become known as The Back River. .

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        Flora Batavia of afbeelding en beschrijving van Nederlandsche gewassen, afgebeeld onder opzigt van J.C. Sepp en zoon. Aflevering 94 t/m 104, Amsterdam, J.C. Sepp, z.j. [1836?].

      4°, ca. 100 pag. Gebonden in 20e eeuwse linnen band. Geillustreerd met 55 handgekleurde gravures van planten, paddestoelen e.d. (nrs. 481 t/m 535). De originele omslagen van de afleveringen meegebonden.

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        Mädchen stehend am Klippenrand zu einer feenhaften Himmelserscheinung andachtsvoll betend. Aquarell, auf Malpapier, in Gold signiert und datiert 1836

      1836 - Thieme/Becker XX, 183. - Die Figur des Mädchens in sommerlicher bäuerlicher Tracht barfuß auf einem Wiesenstück einer felsigen Klippe vor dem weiten Meer in aufrechter Haltung, ihre Hände hat das Mädchen andächtig gefaltet auf blickt auf eine in dunklen Wolken verhüllte Feen Gestalt. Das ganze Bild von einem romantisierenden und traumhaften Abendhimmel umgeben, darunter die Weite des Meeres und das letzten Sonnenlicht. Vermutlich versinnbildlicht diese fromme Darstellung des Mädchens eine Szene aus einer Ballade von Uhland oder Zedlitz. - Das Aquarell ist mit schwarzer und feiner goldener Linie eingefasst. - Bis 1848 war Matthäus Kern in Wien tätig, wo er als Porträtmaler, insbesondere von aquarellierten Miniaturen und Maler von detaillierten Innenansichten von Schlössern und Kirchen gefragt war. Insbesondere Mitglieder des Adels bis hin zur kaiserlichen Familie des Hauses Habsburg gehörten zu seinen Auftraggebern. Auch in der Genremalerei war er erfolgreich, hier bevorzugte er Szenen aus der Literatur, etwa aus Werken Lenaus, Uhlands oder Zedlitz. - Aus der Sammlung des Erzherzogs Franz Ferdinand von Österreich (1863-1914). - In sehr schöner, sauberer Erhaltung

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        Redman Family Correspondence, 1862 - 1888.

      About 75 letters, some with mailing envelopes; over 200 pages of manuscript. Benjamin R. Redman, 1836 - 1905, was a well-known master mariner of Islesboro, Maine. He is mentioned in Wasson's "Sailing Days on the Penobscot" and is noted for having made one of the fastest Atlantic crossings, under sail, on record. Also, his ship "William C. Clark" was captured and burned by the Confederate privateer "Florida" in 1863. This is a collection of correspondence involving the Redman and Coombs families, and consisting mostly of letters to Captain Redman from his wife Ethalinda (until her death in 1878) and letters to and from relatives, business associates, and his children Walter and Elnora. Theirs was a shipping family, and the content involves shipping news and well as family news and local gossip, some of which is pretty juicy - "Wm. McGilvery of Searsport was found dead in his attic with an Overcoat over his head and a pistol in his nose and his life was insured for $40,000 and his folks try to make it appear that it was an accident..." A poignant theme in the earlier letters is Redman's prolonged absences from home, and his wife's wishes that he spend more time with his family. Most originate in Islesboro, and surrounding communities (though there is a group from Florida and other places where Redman lived and worked in the 1880s), and are sent to such diverse locations as Philadelphia, Havana, New Orleans, and Ireland. Also included is an inventory of Redman's possessions in 1879, following the death of his first wife, billheads, river steamboat tickets, and articles of association for Redman's group planning to sell real estate in southern California. Interesting primary source material.

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        Dragoon Campaigns to the Rocky Mountains : being a History of the Enlistment, organization, and first Campaigns of the Regiment of United States Dragoons : together with Incidents of a soldier's life, and Sketches of Scenery and Indian character By a Dragoon

      Wiley & Long, New York 1836 - Professionally rebacked. This copy received by the Boston Athenaeum in 1875 with their handsome plate to the front pastedown and faint stamp to the title, then de-accessioned 1940 with their cancelled notation. Foxing throughout. Howes H471; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 288 pages

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        Algemeen wapenboek van het Koningrijk der Nederlanden, overeenkomstig de registers en uitgegeven door L. van Weleveld, ambtenaar bij den Hoogen Raad van Adel.

      - No place, Van Weleveld, 1836. Folio. Full red morocco. Slightly worn. Complete. 217 pages. Pages I to VI contain all crowns and coats of the Dutch Royal Family. Pages VII t/m CCXVII each show 6 coats-of-arms (only pages 204 and 217 have just 2). Some are hand coloured. H199

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        "DOORN, VAN; HUIJGENS, MEERMAN--- Enige honderden stukken betreffende het geslacht Van Doorn, afkomstig van de Haagse notaris W.J. Huijgens, wiens grootvader W.J. Huijgens was gehuwd met Maria Johanna van Doorn, 18e en 19e eeuw. Manuscripten.".

      "Veel stukken hebben betrekking op de dood en nalatenschap van de luitenant generaal Johan Elisa van Doorn in 1836. Verder: testament (1770) en boedelinventaris (1789) van de op 23-12-1788 overleden Johan van Doorn, rentmeester der domeinen te Geertruidenberg; stukken betr. Johan van Doorn, gehuwd in 1811 met A.C. Krauth, later met J. Schol (voogdij kinderen, boedelscheiding, inkomsten als luitenant, brieven van de weduwe vanuit Texel, etc.); stukken betr. het echtpaar A.J. van Doorn en Agatha M. v. Velsen (begrafenis 1821, voogdij kinderen 1813, huwelijkse voorwaarden 1778, testament 1778 en 1819, gedrukt overlijdensbericht 1818, boedelscheiding 1822 etc.); actes en brieven van en over Maria Pichot-van Doorn, 1825, 1839 etc.; brieven en acten betr. J.A. Hombroek van Doorn 1818, o.a. over financien; stukken over boedel wed. Huijgens-van Doorn; testament A.G. van Doorn en M.A.A. Torsinck 1791, 1808; boze brieven van M. Hijmans te Dordrecht aan wed. Bischot, 1822; brieven fa. Commelin betr. nalatenschap Lespinasse en Pichot; brief G. van Doorn wed. Schipper 1797; testament Johanna G.A. van Doorn te Utrecht 1829; stukken over boedel Pieter Meerman waarin Aletta Carolina van Doorn-Krauth en haar zuster erfgenaam waren. Tenslotte een dossier met genealogische aantekeningen van deze tak Van Doorn, met als aangehuwden o.a. Zegers, van Maurik, Boxman, van Velsen, Huijgens, van Lith en Krauth (vergelijk Ned. Adelsboek 1992 pag. 52).".M12999

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        Collezione Biografica e Litografica de' più illustri uomini d'ogni età e d'ogni Nazione pubblicata da Antonio Zezon e dedicato a S. A. R. il Principe di Salerno

      Antonio Zezon Editore - Napoli, NAPOLI 1836 - ITALIANO Volume della prima metà del XIX secolo in buono stato, coperta in mezzatela con angoli in pelle, piatti in cartone goffrato, dorso in tessuto con due targhette e caratteri dorati in bassorilievo, minimi segni d'usura, tracce di fioritura sparsa, tagli lievemente bruniti, pagine ben conservate. Su frontespizio marca tipografica in nero. XCVI tavole con magnifiche litografie, di Zezon, dei ritratti dei personaggi oggetto delle biografie, disegni di autori diversi. Su ogni tavola timbro a secco dell'Editore.

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        Essays on the principles of charitable institutions:

      8vo., xv + (1) + 371 + (1)pp., followed by a 12-page booklist, original green cloth with printed spine label, uncut. A very good copy.Publisher: London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman.Year: 1836Edition: First edition: uncommon. Goldsmiths 29623. Kress C.4117.

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        Syria, The Holy Land, Asia Minor, & Illustrated (From The Library at Brocket Hall)

      London.: Fisher, Son & Co., 1836. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Morocco . Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. W.H. Bartlett, William Purser, . 3 Volumes in 1 complete. 117 steel engraved views after William H. Bartlett and William Purser and others + Two maps and 3 engraved title pages. All plates have their original tissue guards, and each part has a separate title page numbered 1-3. The descriptions of the views are by John Carne. It also has the 3 advertisement leaves. AEG. Bound in a full crushed morocco with scroll and geometric design in gilt to the covers and spine & gilt ruled borders. The plates are still surprisingly fresh and above average. There is some very mild foxing to plate edges and a line of atmospheric damp to 2 of the last few plates, this is also mild and not pronounced. An unusual and a pleasant surprise in a work notorious for plates of this period not having been restored or broken from the book itself. Large heavy quarto. Untouched. Very Good+ 1836. * This copy has the armorial bookplate inside front board of "Sir Charles Nall-Caine" Of Brocket Hall. Buckinghamshire. Once the home of Lord Melbourne, (William Pitt) who was Queen Victoria's Private Secretary on ascending the throne.

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        Syria, The Holy Land, Asia Minor, &. Illustrated (From The Library at Brocket Hall)

      Fisher, Son & Co., London. 1836 - 3 Volumes in 1 complete. 117 steel engraved views after William H. Bartlett and William Purser and others + Two maps and 3 engraved title pages. All plates have their original tissue guards, and each part has a separate title page numbered 1-3. The descriptions of the views are by John Carne. It also has the 3 advertisement leaves. AEG. Bound in a full crushed morocco with scroll and geometric design in gilt to the covers and spine & gilt ruled borders. The plates are still surprisingly fresh and above average. There is some very mild foxing to plate edges and a line of atmospheric damp to 2 of the last few plates, this is also mild and not pronounced. An unusual and a pleasant surprise in a work notorious for plates of this period not having been restored or broken from the book itself. Large heavy quarto. Untouched. Very Good+ 1836. * This copy has the armorial bookplate inside front board of "Sir Charles Nall-Caine" Of Brocket Hall. Buckinghamshire. Once the home of Lord Melbourne, (William Pitt) who was Queen Victoria's Private Secretary on ascending the throne. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Theoretisch-praktisches Handbuch der Chirurgie, mit Einschluss der syphilitischen und Augen-Krankheiten. Unter Mitwirkung eines Vereins von Aerzten und Wundärzten herausgegeben.

      Berlin und Wien, T.C.F. Enslin und Carl Gerold, 1830-1836. - 17 Bände + 1 Registerband. 8°. Mit lithographiertem Porträt des Herausgebers. Pappbände der Zeit mit handschriftlichen Rückentiteln. Wellcome IV, 594. - Waller 8334 (ohne den Registerband). - Hirsch-H. IV, 931 (nennt irrig 19 Bände). - Einzige Auflage des ersten historisch ausgerichteten Wörterbuchs der Chirurgie. Unter den Mitarbeitern ist vor allem Johann Friedrich Dieffenbach hervorzuheben, von dem 32 Beiträge, darunter "Chirurgia curtorum", stammen. - Durchwegs sauberes, wohlerhaltenes Exemplar.

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        Aperçu philosophique et médical des Antilles

      Montpellier, Chez Mme Veuve Ricard, 1836, in-8, 40 pp, demi-basane moderne à la bradel, pièce de titre en long, Aristide Joubert, docteur en médecine et chirurgien entretenu de la marine, donne ici un aperçu des observations générales, faites après un long séjour aux Antilles, sur les hommes et le climat. L'opuscule contient notamment des considérations malveillantes sur les "mulâtres" et les "nègres" qui forment la partie la plus nombreuse de ces colonies. Faibles rousseurs, une auréole très pâle en tête des feuillets.

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        L'imitation de Jésus-Christ... Traduction nouvelle de M. l'Abbé Dassance... illustrée par MM. Tony Johannot et Cavalier...

      L. Curmer, 1836. cm. 26, pp. (4) viii, 454. Primo frontespizio a colori, varie tavole fuori testo incise in rame. testo interamente incorniciato da ricchi fregi xilografici. Splendida legatura coeva in pieno marocchino verde, dorso a nervi con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro. Piatti interamente decorati in oro, dentelles interne, tagli in oro. Legatura firmata M. Charpentier. Esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione. Opera impreziosita da una legatura di gran pregio.

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        Gezigten in de omstreken van Haarlem, naar de natuur geteekend en op steen gebragt door P.J. Lutgers. z.p., 1837-1844.

      Groot 4º, 20 p. tekst en 90 litho's. Half groen marokijn met goudopdruk. Mooi exemplaar. Lit: Van der Meulen p.148 (noemt Buffa & Zonen Amsterdam en Wed. Loosjes Haarlem als uitgevers)."Na de serie litho's van de Vechtstreek (1836) publiceerde Lutgers tussen 1837 en 1844 opnieuw een dergelijke serie afbeeldingen van voornamelijk landhuizen en buitenplaatsen, nu uit de regio Haarlem. In 1855 zouden de omstreken van ‘s Gravenhage en Leiden volgen en in 1869 de omstreken van Utrecht. De Haarlemse prenten, elk ca 19x25 cm, zijn linksonder gesigneerd “P.J. Lutgens” en rechtsonder “Steendr. van H.J. Backer” of “Steend. v. Desguerrois en Co.”. Middenonder de titel van de prent. De afdrukken zijn op “chine appliquée”, d.w.z. op zeer dun chinees papier dat op zwaardere bladen is geplakt. De kwaliteit van de prenten is daardoor zeer hoog. Behalve Haarlemse buitenplaatsen werden ook die in Heemskerk, Beverwijk, Velsen, Bloemendaal, Heemstede, Zandvoort, Vogelenzang, Bennebroek en Hillegom afgebeeld."

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        Détails de l'émancipation des esclaves dans les colonies anglaises pendant les années 1834 et 1835

      Chez Hachette 1836 - - Chez Hachette, Paris 1836, In-8 (13,5x21,5cm), (2) xiv, 128pp., broché. - Edition originale française. Brochure de parution. Exemplaire non rogné, le dernier tiers du livre non coupé. Un coin légèrement replié. Bel exemplaire. L'avant propos souligne l'état de l'esclavage dans les colonies françaises. L'ouvrage dresse un état de l'abolition de l'esclavage dans les colonies anglaises. Les détails et les documents (lettres, etc) sont tirés des documents officiels imprimés par ordre de la Chambre des Communes. Première partie : Jamaïque. Seconde partie : La Barbade. Troisième partie : Guyane anglaise. Nombreuses informations et témoignages, notamment sur la production de sucre avant et après l'esclavage. L'abolition de l'esclavage date de 1833 en Angleterre, 1848 en France, avec une tolérance plus grande en Afrique. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Original French edition. (2) xiv, 128pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Relation chirurgicale de l'expédition de Constantine en novembre 1836 [et] Exposé sommaire du service médical de la 3e division de l'hôpital militaire de Patras

      Joinville, Victor Laurent [et] Paris, Jean-Baptiste Baillière, [circa 1837] et 1829, , 2 ouvrages en 1 volume in-8 de 59 feuillets (mal paginés) et de 22 pages et 1 tableau, bradel moderne, dos muet, Deux très rares relations de médecine militaire. Dans celle de l'expédition de Constantine Hutin narre, de façon spectaculaire, héroïque et pittoresque, les difficiles conditions météorologiques que dut subir l'armée française durant l'expédition et le siège de Constantine, ainsi que les batailles violentes et régulières entre l'armée d'occupation française et les troupes d'Ahmed Bey. Néanmoins, la plus grande partie de sa "Relation" constitue une statistique chirurgicale de médecine de guerre. Dans la deuxième relation, tiré-à-part extrait du Journal hebdomadaire de médecine du 29 août 1929, Félix Hutin étudie les conditions climatiques auxquelles sont soumis les soldats de l'Europe tempéré, et les épidémies qui affaiblissent les armées françaises. Malgré quelques rares rousseurs, bon exemplaire.

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        Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Arctic Ocean, in 1833, 1834, and 1835; Under the Command of Capt. Back, R.N.

      1836 - First edition. Two volumes bound in one. Four plates, including two frontispieces and one map. 8vo. Modern half morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt, small old library stamp on each title-page and p.27 of each part, stamps on title-page mostly erased, otherwise internally clean. Very good. xv,[3],312; viii,321,[1]pp. London, Richard Bentley, ?Dr. King's narrative is full of the details of Indian life, as it was presented to the members of Captain Back's expedition. He looked at the same transactions with the natives, and the same phases of their character which Captain Back portrays, from a different point, and their coloring to his eye bears another tinge. His journal, filled with descriptions of interviews with the Chippewyans, Crees, Dog-Ribs, and Esquimaux, is therefore exceedingly interesting even after the perusal of Captain Back's narrative. Although every chapter is largely devoted to incidents associated with the natives, and anecdotes illustrative of their character, Dr. King yields the whole of Chapter XII to an examination and relation of the present condition of the tribes inhabiting the Hudson's Bay territories. King does not attempt to conceal the chagrin he felt, at the cool absorption of his own careful researches in the narrative of Captain Back. In the splendid work of that really eminent explorer, there appears a little, and but a little of that want of generosity which the relation of Dr. King insinuates. Both give the most minute narrations of the peculiar traits of the Northern Indians, their destructive wars, their wasting from disease, and famine, and debauchery, all of which are directly traceable to their communication with the whites. Dr. King, however, finds in them traces of some of the nobler, as well as the more tender emotions, the possession of which Captain Back somewhat superciliously derides. Dr. King very justly reminds him that the gallant Captain owed his life, and that of his entire party, to the devotion and self-denial, through two long starving winters, of the Chippewyan chief Akaitcho. This remarkable Indian deserves an honourable fame. While his tribe in common with himself were starving, he shared with Captain Franklin in his two expeditions, and with Captain Back in a third, the scanty food, which his superior hunter-craft enabled him to obtain, when the duller white reason failed. Captain Franklin would never have sailed upon his fateful voyage, but for the humanity of Akaitcho, as he would have perished of starvation on his first exploration? (Field).?King, surgeon and naturalist of the Back expedition that descended the Back River to the arctic coast of Canada, includes much material similar to that contained in Sir George Back's Narrative of the Arctic Land Expedition, 1836, with additional detail on birds, mammals, and fishes, especially as observed near Fort Reliance? (Arctic Bibliography). Most notable from a historical perspective is King's charge that Capt. Back appropriated his own research and that Back's conclusions were less than exact. King praises at great length the aforementioned Chipewyan chief Akaitcho. Arctic Bibliography, 8708. Field, 831. NMM, 857 (ref). Sabin, 37831 (calling for 7 plates); Streeter Sale, 3705; Wagner-Camp, 62. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Das Leben Jesu, kritisch bearbeitet von David Friedrich Strauss, Dr. der Philosophie. 1.-2. Band.

      Tübingen, C. F. Osiander 1835-1836. - ADB 36,538ff.; BBKL 11,27ff.; Kindler 13,5540. Erstausgabe der zu ihrer Zeit aufsehenerregenden kritischen Schrift des David Friedrich Strauß (1808-1874), protestantischer Theologe und Philosoph, zum überlieferten Jesusbild. Das Werk wurde von den Philosophen und Theologen der Zeit sehr kontroversiell aufgenommen und gilt als eines der bekanntesten aber auch umstrittensten Werke des 19. Jahrhunderts. Strauss interpretiert darin die (vermeintliche) Geschichtlichkeit der Evangelienbücher als mythische Darstellung urchristlicher Ideen. ".Kein theologisches Werk, seit den Wolfenbüttler Fragmenten, hat gegen seinen Urheber einen solchen Sturm entfesselt, wie das `Leben Jesu`. Die wissenschaftliche Arbeit der protestantischen Theologen drehte sich Jahre lang fast nur um dieses Buch. Hunderte von Entgegnungen jedes Umfangs erschienen, von allen Standpunkten und in allen Tonarten, in der Regel aber mit leidenschaftlicher Gehässigkeit, wurde es bestritten." (ADB). 8° (2 Bände). XVI, 731; XII, 750 S., 1 nn. Bll. Feste Pappbände d. Zeit, am Rücken Papierschildchen mit Beschriftung von alter Hand, Buchschnitt gelbgefärbt. Einbände etwas berieben und bestoßen, Seiten gut erhalten und kaum vergilbt. Mit je einem Ex-Libris (Otto und Liane Zimber) am vorderen Innendeckel, sowie jeweils handschriftlichen Namenszügen (Eckstein) am vorderem fliegenden Vorsatzblatt (in Bd 2 auch am Innendeckel). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Poetical Works: With a Fore-Edge Painting of a British Flagged Frigate.

      London: William Pickering, 1836. Octavo, bound in straight-grain full green morocco, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, all edges gilt. With a fore-edge painting of a British-flagged three-masted frigate, sails full, with land on the horizon. The earliest fore-edge paintings date possibly as far back as the 10th century; these earliest paintings were symbolic designs. Early English fore-edge paintings, believed to date to the 14th century, presented heraldic designs in gold and other colors. The first known example of a disappearing fore-edge painting (where the painting is not visible when the book is closed) dates from 1649. The earliest signed and dated fore-edge painting dates to 1653: a family coat of arms painted on a 1651 Bible. Around 1750, the subject matter of fore-edge paintings changed from simply decorative or heraldic designs to landscapes, portraits and religious scenes, usually painted in full color. Modern fore-edge painted scenes have a lot more variation as they can depict numerous subjects not found on earlier specimens. These include scenes that are erotic, or they might involve scenes from novels (like Jules Verne, Sherlock Holmes or Dickens, etc.). In many cases, the chosen scene will depict a subject related to the book, but in other cases it did not. In one instance, the same New Brunswick landscape was applied to both a Bible and to a collection of poetry and plays. The choice of scenes is made by either the artist, bookseller or owner, thus the variety is wide. The technique was popularized in the 18th century by John Brindley (1732-1756), publisher and bookbinder to the prince of Wales and Edwards of Halifax, a distinguished family of bookbinders and booksellers. The majority of extant examples of fore-edge painting date to the late 19th and early 20th century on reproductions of books originally published in the early 19th century.

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        Miniature Alphabet ABC Sampler on Pin Saver

      1836. A 2" x 2" octagonal pin saver topped with a miniature ABC - 123 sampler stitched on silk mesh with silk thread. Backed in satin. Fine work. Some toning. Dated 1836.

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        Bilderchronik des Sächsischen Kunstvereins 1833 - 1836. Mit 6 gestochenen Tafeln von Adrian Ludwig Richter

      Sächsischer Kunstverein, 1836 - 49 x 34 cm ; Enthält die folgenden sechs gestochenen Tafeln von Adrian Ludwig Richter: Der blinde Dorfgeiger ; Dorf Schaenke ; Der Zahnbrecher in einem roemischen Staedtchen ; Bauern aus einem Dorfe, welche die Leipziger Schlacht mit ansehen und Der erste Zahn (auf einer Platte) ; Römische Pilger und Pilgerinnen gehen durch einen Bach ; Auszug der Tyroler und Das Innere einer Dorfschule (auf einer Platte). Enthält außerdem Stiche der folgenden Künstler: J. Thaeter, Pfau, Pötschke, Faber, Pescheck, Gille, Fleischmann, Schütze, L. Schütz, Prof. Hammer, Prof. A. Krüger, C. Beichling, Stölzel [Stöltzel ; Stoltzel], Busse, Veith, Honeck, Dietze, Haach, Schmidt, Kluge, Schütz, Witthöft. Insgesamt 153 Stiche auf 84 Platten. Privater Halbleineneinband mit marmorierten Deckelbezügen und vergoldetem Leder-Deckelschild. Einige Tafeln etwas fleckig, die Tafeln von Richter nur zum Teil sehr wenig. Einband zum Teil berieben und an den Ecken bestoßen. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar. jpwRegal-HH [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Card signed in ink:"Winslow Homer / July 17th 1904 / Jacksonville Florida"

      - 1 vols. 3-1/4 x 5 inches. America's Most Famous 19th Century Painter. Winslow Homer (1836-1910), perhaps the most famous of America's 19th century painters, studied in Paris as a young man, but, unlike his contemporary Whistler, left before receiving the full impact of Impressionism. He began as a graphic artist in the 1850s for Harper's Weekly and from 1862 to 1865 did numerous "Campaign Sketches" of soldier life. Although he achieved his greatest fame in oils, and, particularly, watercolor--he had the most profound influence of any artist on watercolor painting in America--he continued in black and white through the 1880s. In painting, his marine subjects are particularly noteworthy: his oil "The Gulf Stream" quickly became an American icon. In later years Homer spent his summers on the Maine coast, and his winters in Florida, from whence this attractive autograph was dispatched to a collector in the artist's 68th year.

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        Card signed in ink: "Winslow Homer / July 17th 1904 / Jacksonville Florida"

      1 vols. 3-1/4 x 5 inches. Fine condition. 1 vols. 3-1/4 x 5 inches. America's Most Famous 19th Century Painter. Winslow Homer (1836-1910), perhaps the most famous of America's 19th century painters, studied in Paris as a young man, but, unlike his contemporary Whistler, left before receiving the full impact of Impressionism. He began as a graphic artist in the 1850s for Harper's Weekly and from 1862 to 1865 did numerous "Campaign Sketches" of soldier life. Although he achieved his greatest fame in oils, and, particularly, watercolor--he had the most profound influence of any artist on watercolor painting in America--he continued in black and white through the 1880s. In painting, his marine subjects are particularly noteworthy: his oil "The Gulf Stream" quickly became an American icon. In later years Homer spent his summers on the Maine coast, and his winters in Florida, from whence this attractive autograph was dispatched to a collector in the artist's 68th year.

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        THEATRE PLAYBILLS: PROGRAMMES OF THE THEATRE ROYAL, HAYMARKET FOR THE SEASON OF 1836

      Small folio, [142] playbills, red half polished calf and linen with gilt titling and tooling (Very Good, some leaves loose and slightly age-toned, small tears and occasional tiny loss of paper, some leaves with tiny loss of text in the lower part, binding slightly stained and scuffed on the edges, spine rubbed with small loss of leather on the bottom, hinges of spine cracked and partly separating). - London 1836. A collection of 142 playbills of the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, for the season of 1836 were bound in contemporary red half calf. From the library of an actor and producer Seymour Hicks, with his dedication and autograph. - A collection of 142 playbills of the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, for the season of 1836 were bound in contemporary red half calf. From the library of an actor and producer Seymour Hicks, with his dedication and autograph. - A book includes a collection of 142 playbills, bound in a contemporary binding, for theatre performances at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, between April 25 and October 8. The endpaper had a dedication by the actor, producer and playwright Seymour Hicks (1871-1949): From Bancroft to Hicks, From Hicks to his dear friend Watson. July 33, Seymour Hicks. The book was, according to this note, given to Hicks by a famous actor Sir Squire Bancroft (14 May 1841 – 19 April 1926).

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        Einleitung in die technische Chemie für Jedermann. Von Dr. f. F. Runge, ausserordentlichem Professor der Technolgie an der Universität zu Breslau. Mit 150 im Text befindlichen Tafeln, worauf die chemischen Verbindungen in natura dargestellt sind,

      Berlin: Verlag der Sanderschen Buchhandlung (Sander), 1836. 1 Tafel als Frontispiz, XIV, 570 Seiten mit ca 150 in den Text montierten, farbigen auf Kattun fixierten Verbindungen (Farbmustern). 20,5 x 12,5 cm, zeitgenössischer Halbpergamentband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf blauem Rückenschild, Deckel mit grünlichem Marmorpapier bezogen. Durch Register erschlossen. \"Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge (* 8. Februar 1794 in Hamburg-Billwerder; † 25. März 1867 in Oranienburg) war ein deutscher Chemiker. Er studierte von 1816 bis 1822 an den Universitäten Berlin, Göttingen und Jena zuerst Medizin, dann an der Universität Jena Chemie. Er promovierte 1819 zum Dr. med. und 1822 in Berlin zum Doktor der Philosophie mit einer Arbeit über das wirtschaftlich bedeutende Indigo. 1826 wurde Runge Privatdozent und 1828 außerordentlicher Professor für Technologie an der Universität Breslau. 1832 beendete er seine Universitätslaufbahn und zog nach Oranienburg, wo er bis zu seinem Tode lebte, um im Chemischen Etablissement Dr. Hempel, später Chemische Produkten-Fabrik Oranienburg, als Industriechemiker zu arbeiten. Runge war schon zu seiner Zeit bekannt für seine Arbeiten zur technischen Auswertung des Steinkohlenteers, der damals in großen Mengen bei der Leuchtgas- und Koksherstellung aus Steinkohle als Abfall anfiel und oft ins Meer verklappt wurde, was zu einem ernsten ökologischen Problem zu werden drohte. Er isolierte, charakterisierte und benannte Substanzen aus dem Steinkohlenteer, die wichtigsten darunter Kyanol (Anilin), Pyrrol, Leukol (Chinolin), Carbolsäure (Phenol), Rosolsäure (Aurin) – Grundbausteine für chemische Stoffe der späteren, 1865 gegründeten Badischen Anilin- und Soda-Fabrik (BASF). . . Runge führte unterschiedliche Versuche mit Anilin durch. Mit Chlorkalklösung versetzt nahm dieses eine violette Farbe an. Diese Reaktion wird heute noch als Rungesche Chlorkalkreaktion zum Nachweis von Anilin verwendet. Mit Sauerstoff, Säuren oder Basen versetzt bildete Anilin rote Farbstoffe. Hiermit hatte Runge erstmals Teerfarbstoffe hergestellt, die damals aber noch auf keine wirtschaftliches Bedeutung hatten. Das schlagende Quecksilberherz in der heute bekannten Form wurde zuerst von Runge im Jahr 1829 beschrieben.Andere wichtige Substanzen, die er erstmals beschrieb, sind Thymol und die Alkaloide Hyoscyamin und Koffein (auf Anraten von Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, der in Kaffeebohnen ein Gegengift zu Atropin vermutete). Die Urform der Papierchromatographie wurde von ihm entdeckt. In Schulen werden im Chemieunterricht „Bilder, die sich selber malen“ hergestellt, die auf seinen Erkenntnissen beruhen. Diese auch „Runge-Bilder“ genannten Musterbilder gelten als Vorläufer der Papierchromatographie.\" (Wikipedia)* * * Einband nur leicht berieben, sonst gut bis sehr gut erhaltenes und frisches Exemplar. Versand D: 5,20 EUR

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        The Poetical Works: With a Fore-Edge Painting of a British Flagged Frigate.

      William Pickering, London 1836 - Octavo, bound in straight-grain full green morocco, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, all edges gilt. With a fore-edge painting of a British-flagged three-masted frigate, sails full, with land on the horizon. The earliest fore-edge paintings date possibly as far back as the 10th century; these earliest paintings were symbolic designs. Early English fore-edge paintings, believed to date to the 14th century, presented heraldic designs in gold and other colors. The first known example of a disappearing fore-edge painting (where the painting is not visible when the book is closed) dates from 1649. The earliest signed and dated fore-edge painting dates to 1653: a family coat of arms painted on a 1651 Bible. Around 1750, the subject matter of fore-edge paintings changed from simply decorative or heraldic designs to landscapes, portraits and religious scenes, usually painted in full color. Modern fore-edge painted scenes have a lot more variation as they can depict numerous subjects not found on earlier specimens. These include scenes that are erotic, or they might involve scenes from novels (like Jules Verne, Sherlock Holmes or Dickens, etc.). In many cases, the chosen scene will depict a subject related to the book, but in other cases it did not. In one instance, the same New Brunswick landscape was applied to both a Bible and to a collection of poetry and plays. The choice of scenes is made by either the artist, bookseller or owner, thus the variety is wide. The technique was popularized in the 18th century by John Brindley (1732-1756), publisher and bookbinder to the prince of Wales and Edwards of Halifax, a distinguished family of bookbinders and booksellers. The majority of extant examples of fore-edge painting date to the late 19th and early 20th century on reproductions of books originally published in the early 19th century. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Venedig. - Ansicht. - "Dal Palazzo Pesaro a S. Geremia / Depuis le Palais Pesaro jusqu'à l'église de S. Jérémie".

      Venedig Joseph Battaggia 1836 - Historische Ortsansicht. Kupferstich, 1836. Von Antonio Visentini, nach Giovanni Antonio Canal (gen. Canaletto). 25,5 x 41,8 cm (Darstellung) / 39 x 55,5 cm (Blatt). Aus: Trente Huite Vues Choisies de la Ville de Venise. Dessinées par Antoine Canaletto et gravées par Antoine Visentini (Venedig: Joseph Battaggia 1836). - Unterhalb der Darstellung zweisprachig betitelt, ferner links mit "Canaletto d.", mittig "Presso G. Battaggia in Venezia" und rechts "Visentini inc" versehen. Unten mit "6" nummeriert. - Detailiierte Darstellung des Ca' Pesaro (1673-1710 erbaut), eines barocken Marmorpalastes, am Canal Grande in Venedig. Mit Boot- und Gondelstaffage im Vordergrund. - Im Randbereich minimal fleckig. Original Papierrand, geringe Randläsuren. Insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Antonio Visentini (geb. 21. November 1688 in Venedig; gest. 26. Juni 1782 ebenda). Italienischer Architekt, Maler und Professor. Er war Schüler des Malers Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini, ab 1711 Mittglied der venezianischen Malerzunft ?Fraglia dei pittori? Er reproduzierte die venezianischen Veduten Canalettos, die 1742 erstmals herausgegeben wurden. Daneben erhielt er architektonische Aufträge und war als Professor an der venezianischen Akademie beschäftigt. Giovanni Antonio Canal (gen. Canaletto) (1697 Venedig - 1768 Venedig). Giovanni Antonio Canal (gen. Canaletto) war ein italienischer Veduten- und Landschaftsmaler. Antonio Canal ist zu unterscheiden von seinem Neffen Bernardo Bellotto, der in sehr ähnlicher Weise arbeitete und später ebenfalls den Künstlernamen Canaletto verwendete. Antonio Canals Arbeiten sind insgesamt lichtvoller, zumeist heiterer und auch heller als die seines Neffen. Sprache: Deutsch

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        Venedig. - Ansicht. - "Principio del Canal Grande / Commencement du grand Canal".

      Venedig Joseph Battaggia 1836 - Historische Ortsansicht. Kupferstich, 1836. Von Antonio Visentini, nach Giovanni Antonio Canal (gen. Canaletto). 25 x 41,8 cm (Darstellung) / 38,3 x 55 cm (Blatt). Aus: Trente Huite Vues Choisies de la Ville de Venise. Dessinées par Antoine Canaletto et gravées par Antoine Visentini (Venedig: Joseph Battaggia 1836). - Unterhalb der Darstellung zweisprachig betitelt, ferner links mit "Canaletto d.", mittig "Presso G. Battaggia in Venezia" und rechts "Visentini inc" versehen. Unten mit "1" nummeriert. - Malerische Ansicht des Canal Grande in Venedig mit der Kirche Santa Maria della Salute. Die vier Kilometer lange Wasserstraße ist das letzte Stück des Flusses Brenta, der die Stadt teilt. - Oben links mit leichtem Fleck. Original Papierrand, etwas knick- und fingerspurig, geringe Randläsuren. Insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Antonio Visentini (geb. 21. November 1688 in Venedig; gest. 26. Juni 1782 ebenda). Italienischer Architekt, Maler und Professor. Er war Schüler des Malers Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini, ab 1711 Mittglied der venezianischen Malerzunft ?Fraglia dei pittori? Er reproduzierte die venezianischen Veduten Canalettos, die 1742 erstmals herausgegeben wurden. Daneben erhielt er architektonische Aufträge und war als Professor an der venezianischen Akademie beschäftigt. Giovanni Antonio Canal (gen. Canaletto) (1697 Venedig - 1768 Venedig). Giovanni Antonio Canal (gen. Canaletto) war ein italienischer Veduten- und Landschaftsmaler. Antonio Canal ist zu unterscheiden von seinem Neffen Bernardo Bellotto, der in sehr ähnlicher Weise arbeitete und später ebenfalls den Künstlernamen Canaletto verwendete. Antonio Canals Arbeiten sind insgesamt lichtvoller, zumeist heiterer und auch heller als die seines Neffen. Sprache: Deutsch

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        Venedig. - Ansicht. - "Dal Tintore Molin a S. Chiara / Depuis le Tenturier Molin jusqu'à Ste. Claire".

      Venedig Joseph Battaggia 1836 - Historische Ortsansicht. Kupferstich, 1836. Von Antonio Visentini, nach Giovanni Antonio Canal (gen. Canaletto). 25 x 42 cm (Darstellung) / 38,4 x 55,4 cm (Blatt). Aus: Trente Huite Vues Choisies de la Ville de Venise. Dessinées par Antoine Canaletto et gravées par Antoine Visentini (Venedig: Joseph Battaggia 1836). - Unterhalb der Darstellung zweisprachig betitelt, ferner links mit "Canaletto d.", mittig "Presso G. Battaggia in Venezia" und rechts "Visentini inc" versehen. Unten mit "10" nummeriert. - Ansicht Venedigs von der Färberei bis zur heute zerstörten Kirche S. Chiara. Mit Figuren- und Gondelstaffage im Vordergrund. - Original Papierrand, Ecken leicht bestoßen. Unten geringe Quetschspur im Randbereich. Insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Antonio Visentini (geb. 21. November 1688 in Venedig; gest. 26. Juni 1782 ebenda). Italienischer Architekt, Maler und Professor. Er war Schüler des Malers Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini, ab 1711 Mittglied der venezianischen Malerzunft ?Fraglia dei pittori? Er reproduzierte die venezianischen Veduten Canalettos, die 1742 erstmals herausgegeben wurden. Daneben erhielt er architektonische Aufträge und war als Professor an der venezianischen Akademie beschäftigt. Giovanni Antonio Canal (gen. Canaletto) (1697 Venedig - 1768 Venedig). Giovanni Antonio Canal (gen. Canaletto) war ein italienischer Veduten- und Landschaftsmaler. Antonio Canal ist zu unterscheiden von seinem Neffen Bernardo Bellotto, der in sehr ähnlicher Weise arbeitete und später ebenfalls den Künstlernamen Canaletto verwendete. Antonio Canals Arbeiten sind insgesamt lichtvoller, zumeist heiterer und auch heller als die seines Neffen. Sprache: Deutsch

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