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      1836. In Two Volumes. Illustrations by George Cruikshank. London: John Macrone, 1836. Original dark green cloth. First Edition of Charles Dickens's first book. These 37 "sketches of every-day life and every-day people" appeared in various periodicals during the years 1833-1836, and then were collected in book form, as here in two volumes, in February 1836. There are eight plates by George Cruikshank in each volume. A "Second Series" of SKETCHES BY BOZ, 21 additional pieces, was published by Macrone in one volume in December 1836 (though dated 1837). Later in 1837 John Macrone died at the age of 28, and Chapman & Hall obtained the copyright to all these sketches; they proceeded to publish both series in twenty serial parts between 1837 and 1839: thus SKETCHES BY BOZ is one of only two Dickens works (OLIVER TWIST being the other) where book publication preceded serial part publication.~This is a very good set, still in the original horizontal leaf-patterned dark green cloth; there is slight wear (and possibly discreet repair?) at the spine ends, and a few faint cover marks, but this is an attractive set. There is no foxing on the textual leaves, and scarcely any on the plate margins. Carr (UTexas) B3; Podeschi (Yale) A2; Smith I pp 1-7.

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        Sketches in New Brunswick, taken principally with the intention of shewing the Nature, and description of the Land in the Tract Purchased by the New Brunswick & Nova Scotia Land-Company, in the year 1833; and of illustrating the operations of the Association during the Years 1834, & 1835

      London: Day & Haghe for Ackermann & Co, 1836. Large quarto. (14 1/2 x 10 inches). 4pp. letterpress text. Lithographed title, 12 lithographed plates after Kay (6), Harry (4), Kay and Harry (1) and E.N.Kendall (1), printed by Day & Haghe. Original upper wrapper. Each leaf separately window- mounted and tipped onto a backing board, the 16 mounted leaves contained within a single limp cloth portfolio, all within a single green straight- grained morocco-backed cloth box, titled in gilt on spine. A fascinating and rare work, setting out, in words and fine lithographed views, the details of the founding of a township. The actions and scenes took place in New Brunswick, Canada in 1833 to 1835 but they can be taken to represent similar events in wilderness areas across the sub-continent of North America during the whole period of European settlement. The work would have been printed in severely limited numbers, and (according to Abbey) almost certainly for private circulation, presumably to the more important members of the New Brunswick and Nova Scotia Land-Company. The artists all clearly had some technical training, and when the plates are viewed in conjunction with the text a clear view is presented of the series of events leading to the successful founding of a settlement. The town of Stanley (named after the Colonial Secretary Lord Stanley) was founded in 1834, the site having been already chosen by the surveying party, which arrived in the area in July 1833. One of the first tasks was the building of a saw-mill, powered by damming the river Nashwaak, this and other work was overseen for the first season by E.N.Kendall (a Royal Naval officer and the artist of plate number 2). The ground was then cleared in preparation for building. By July 1835 houses were being completed, a large acreage of ground cleared, and the area was beginning to look like an established settlement. All this is documented in this work. The township flourishes today and according to information on its website page "The village is located approximately 50 kilometres north of Fredericton. It is nestled around the hills on the banks of the picturesque Nashwaak River… Stanley was founded to act as a depot of supply and center of social life for the homesteaders in the Upper Nashwaak Valley. The majority came from Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England [according to a gazetteer published in 1856 the population had by then risen to 737, but]… all shared in the toil of hacking out an existence in this wilderness" Abbey Travel 623 (coloured copy); Lande Collection Cat (1965) 2035; Sabin 81551; TPL 1907

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      Boston: James Munroe and Company, 1836. First edition. Very Good +. Second state of the first printing with p. 94 correctly printed. BAL 5181. In Myerson's "Cloth 1, Stamping B." A Very Good + copy without repairs or sophistication, small loss at the spine ends, previous owner's name on the front fly leaf, and light foxing throughout. "By Ralph Waldo Emerson" written on title page. Binding tight, hinges strong and original blindstamped cloth is clean and relatively unfaded. & & The author's first book and the "first clear blast on New England's Transcendental horn." "Dictionary of American Bibliography." Seeing nature through a fresh, American lens, Emerson looks at: commodity, beauty, language and discipline with regard to how nature influences man in each category. A passionate and hugely influential work, inspiring Thoreau's "Walden" among many others. One of the foundational works in American literature. An excellent copy, housed in a custom slipcase with chemise. Grolier "100 Books Famous in English Literature" 80. Myerson A3.1.a. BAL 5181. Very Good +.

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        A Series of Lithographic Drawings of Sydney and its Environs

      Sydney,: J.G. Austin,, 1836.. Oblong quarto, eight lithographed plates; stab-sewn in printed yellow titling-wrapper with a later back wrapper; a fine copy preserved in a cloth case. A very desirable set of Austin's famous but extremely rare Sydney views, among the earliest lithographic views to have been published in the colony.In April 1836 Austin began work on his series of views of Sydney and its surroundings based on original drawings by the painter Robert Russell. Although he originally planned a series of twenty-four, just sixteen such views had been published by the end of 1836 and the series was halted by his death in 1837.Austin prepared the views using the relatively new method of lithography. The first lithographic press to arrived in the colony had been brought out by Governor Brisbane in the early 1820s for his astronomical work at the Parramatta Observatory. It did not see much use, but was discovered by Augustus Earle who began to make prints from it in the late 1820s, and ultimately owned it. (As Butler points out, another press may have arrived in the colony by 1828 as the surveyor Bemi produced some maps while Thomas Mitchell, the Surveyor-General, produced a few images). Earle failed to find a buyer for the press on his departure in 1828, so this was very likely the press that by 1834 was in use by the printmaker and publisher J.G. Austin shortly after his arrival in Sydney. Not long afterwards Austin formed a partnership with William Fernyhough, draughtsman and lithographer.The publishing history of Austin's views is poorly recorded. In total, 16 plates were issued in four parts in 1836. The following year, a "collected" edition appeared, published over Austin's 12 Bridge Street address. However, no full set of this collected edition appears to be recorded, and it appears that Austin issued the series in different configurations according to what plates he had available. Thus, Ferguson notes only two copies, a set in the Mitchell Library with 12 plates from the series, and a second set in the National Library with seven plates from the series separately mounted. This set in its striking original yellow wrappers contains respectively numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9 and 15 from the full series. As usual the colophon on some plates has Austin's earlier Hunter Street address. The plates appear in the following order:Catholic Chapel (Hyde Park)Lower Lodge, Govt. DomainGovernment House, SydneyLa Perouse Monument, Botany BayOld Windmill, Government DomainToll Gate and Benevolent Asylum, George Street SouthSt James Church, Supreme Court HouseSouth Head Light House (Port Jackson).Australian Rare Books, 225 (variant); Butler, 'Printed Images in Colonial Australia 1801-1901', 103-4; Ferguson, 2079; not in Abbey.

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        Pehriska-Ruhpa... in the Costume of the Dog Danse

      Karl BodmerIllustrated plate from Travels in the Interior of North AmericaLondon, Paris, Coblenz: 1836-1843Hand-colored aquatint engravingPaper size approximately 17 1/2? x 22 1/2?35? x 28 1/2? framedKarl Bodmer was a little-known Swiss painter when he was chosen by Prince Maximilian of Prussia to accompany his voyage to America, in order to document in pictorial terms the expedition. With the rest of Maximilian?s company, the two traveled among the Plains Indians from 1832 to 1834, a time when the Plains and the Rockies were still virtually unknown. They arrived in the West before acculturation had begun to change the lives of the Indians, and Bodmer, who was a protegé of the great naturalist von Humbolt, brought a trained ethnologist?s eye to the task. The Bodmer/Maximilian collaboration produced a record of their expedition that is incontestably the finest early graphic study of the Plains tribes. Maximilian and Bodmer journeyed from St. Louis up the Missouri River on the American Fur Company steamboat ?Yellowstone,? stopping at a series of forts built by the Fur Company and meeting their first Indians at Bellevue. The travelers continued on another steamboat, ?Assiniboin,? to Fort Union, where they met the Crees and Assiniboins. The expedition spent its first winter at Fort Clark, where the Mandans in particular excited Bodmer?s attention, although he was also to draw the Minatarri and Crow peoples. The explorers continued by keelboat to Fort Mackenzie, which proved to be the westernmost point of their journey. After living among and studying the Blackfeet for several weeks, Maximilian decided that it was too dangerous to continue, so the travelers returned southward, reaching St. Louis in May 1834.After the conclusion of the journey, Bodmer spent four years in Paris supervising the production of the aquatints made from his drawings. These prints rank with the finest Western art in any medium, and they are the most complete record of the Plains Indians before the epidemics of the mid-19th century had decimated their numbers, and before the white man?s expansion had taken their lands. In contrast to other artist-explorers of the 19th century, such as George Catlin, Bodmer was well-trained in the classic European tradition. The work that he did in America is considered to be the high point of a distinguished career. Perhaps more significant, the plates made from Bodmer's sketches were the first truly accurate images of the Plains Indians to reach the general public. Because the 1837 smallpox epidemic killed more than half the Blackfeet and almost all the Mandans, Bodmer?s visually striking work, together with prince Maximilian?s detailed studies of these tribes, form the primary accounts of what became virtually lost cultures. These spectacular and atmospheric images are important and be

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        The Complete (Compleat) Angler or the Contemplative Man's Recreation . . . and Instructions 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; C. Whittingham (printer), 1836. 2 volumes: [22] preliminary pages, ccxiv introductory pages; 436 text pages, [32] index pages. 61 engraved plates and vignettes. Sound binding. Marbled endpapers. Title in red and black. Clean pages with an occasional spot of toning; all edges gilt. Beautiful red morocco boards with six spine compartments. Bright, elaborate gilt decoration and lettering. Almost no wear; slightly bumped corners. Minor sunning. The first of the Nicolas editions and the first published by Pickering to be printed by Charles Whittingham. "This edition has been acclaimed as the finest Angler ever published," (Horne, 43) and "one of the handsomest publications of modern times, an ornament to the Angler's Library, unique of its time, and perhaps destined to remain so," (Bibliotheca Piscatoria).. Leather. Near Fine. Illus. by Thomas Southard, James Inskipp, and Others. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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      Cincinnati. 1836.. 336pp. plus leaf of advertising and folding map (outlined in color). Original publisher's cloth, printed paper label. Label rubbed and chipped. Slight staining to cloth. Ownership signature on front fly leaf. Map clean and crisp. Very good. "The map shows towns, rivers, colonies, grants, Indian villages, mountains, roads, silver mines in Mexico and on the San Saba River, iron ore, copper mine, note on Col. B.R. Milam's death, comments on wild life and topography, salt works on Galveston Bay, site of General Toledo's defeat in 1813....There is also a printed note by D.B. Edwards on the Rio del Norte, its navigability and its possibilities as a southwestern boundary for Texas" - Day. "As a preceptor of Gonzales Seminary and resident of Texas, Edward was well equipped to record his observations accurately" - Graff. "This contemporary history by Edward, notwithstanding some idiosyncrasies of the author, is one of the essential Texas books. It gives a good account of the physical features and towns and products of the Texas of 177 to the end are devoted to the political events from 1832 to about October, 1835..." - Streeter. "Conditions just prior to the Revolution described by an actual observer" - Howes. An early and important work on Texas, with the "Map of Texas." DAY, MAPS OF TEXAS 388. HOWES E48, "aa." GRAFF 1208. BASIC TEXAS BOOKS 53. RADER 1279. RAINES, p.74. SABIN 21886. STREETER TEXAS 1198. STREETER SALE 344. CLARK III:35.

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        A Residence at Constantinople... - 2 vols

      London: Frederick Westley & A.H. Davis, 1836. "...during a Period including the Commencement, Progress, and Termination of the Greek and Turkish Revolutions". Rare 1st editions, both volumes about good to good plus. Bound in 3/4 leather by J. Edmond of Aberdeen, identified by a tiny sticker on the front pastedowns. Marbled boards, marbled edges. The boards are very much rubbed; leather corners worn and spines cracking. Gilt-stamped title pieces both present but dull. Internally there is very little foxing and no marking, pages mostly very clean. Most of the engraved plates show waterstains which aren't visible on the pages. All plates are present; the folding map of the Bosphorus in vol. 1 (hand-highlighted in pink) is in vg condition with no tears. 412 + 542 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

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        Astoria, or Anecdotes of an Enterprise Beyond the Rocky Mountains

      First Edition, First State by Carey, Lea, & Blanchard, Philadelphia: 1836. 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.

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        SKETCHES BY BOZ: 1st Series

      London:: Macrone,. 1836.. 8vo. 2nd edition. 2 volumes.. Original green cloth bindings (hinges professionally reinforced). Housed in a custom half-leather case.. A handsome Nr Fine set in a Fine case.. 16 plates by Cruikshank.

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        Sketches By Boz: Illustrative of Every-Day Life, and Every-Day People. In Two Volumes

      London: John Macrone, 1836. 2 volumes, pp. viii, 348; 342. 16 illustrations by George Cruikshank (8 in each volume). Second edition with the new preface dated 1 August 1836. Original green pebbled cloth, blind-embossing, gilt spine lettering, yellow coated endpapers. Thumbed, tanning to book block, occasional stains, all plates foxed and darkened, handwritten number label tipped to front pastedown of vol. 1; covers scuffed and worn, corners soft, spine ends started, faint numbers in black to head of spine. Overall, a good, tight set. Description sounds worse than actuality.. Second Edition. Original Cloth. Good +.. Illus. by George Cruikshank. 12 Mo..

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        Metaphysical Works

      London: W. Simpkin and R. Marshall,, 1836. Translated from the German, with a Sketch of his Life and Writings, by John Richardson, many years a student of the Kantian philosophy. Containing: 1. Logic. 2. Prolegomena to Future Metaphysics. 3. Enquiry into the Proofs for the Existence of God, and into the Theodicy, now first published. 3 works bound as 1, octavo. Original brown calf, spine decoratively gilt in compartments with a black calf label, sides bordered with double gilt rules and foliate roll gilt, and with a geometric roll in blind, blue endpapers. 2 portrait frontispieces; 1 general title page and 3 title pages for each work; half title to the Prolegomena. Bookplates. Covers a little rubbed and dulled, front free endpaper starting, stain to fore-edge, leaves a little toned with some light spotting to the early leaves. A very good copy. First English edition of the third work; all parts in fact printed in 1819, but first published collectively thus in 1836. Scarce in commerce.

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        Switzerland Vol 1

      London: George Virtue, 1836. Rebound into full burgundy leather with gilt decoration to the spine and along the inner edges of the boards. Marbled page edges; bound in ribbon marker. Illustrated throughout with black and white engraved plates. Marbled page edges faded; lower outside corners bumped, otherwise fine.. First Edition. Full Leather. Very Good +/No Jacket. Illus. by W.H. Bartlett. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        Switzerland Illustrated in a Series of Views Taken Expressly for This Work by W.H. Bartlett, Esq. (First Edition, 2 Volumes)

      London: W. H. Bartlett, 1836. FIRST EDITION, first printing. Two quarto volumes. 106 plates, folding map, vignette titles. Contemporary full blue calf with gilt borders, gilt spines, with raised bands, compartmented, marbled endpapers and edges. Very good.. First Edition. Full Calf Leather. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover.

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        Quebec from Point Levi

      Quebec: 1836-1842. Watercolour over pencil with scratching out and gum arabic, inscribed in pencil on verso. 19th century water gilt frame. 16 3/4 x 22 3/4 inches. A spectacular 19th century watercolour view of Quebec from across the St. Lawrence River by a noted military artist. Philip J. Bainbrigge (1817-1881), son of General Sir Philip Bainbrigge (1786-1862), was born at Lichfield, Staffordshire, on January 16, 1817. He entered the Royal Military Academy at Woolwich in 1830 and graduated in 1833. Requesting a posting abroad, Bainbrigge "arrived in Canada on board the Arab transport on June 25, 1836, in time to take part in the military operations along the Richelieu RIver and at St. Eustache during the Rebellions of 1837-8. Bainbrigge travelled widely in Upper and Lower Canada and the Maritimes, reporting on fortifications and other defensive measures. He was assigned oin special survey duty concerning the Maine- New Brunswick boundary dispute and was acting adjutant from 1841 until his return to England August 4, 1842" (Cooke). "Like many British officer- painters, Bainbrigge received his artistic training at the Royal Military Academy at Woolwich. There, he was instructed in the proper use of perspective and in the handling of light and shade, and he employed these techniques with an ease and spontaneity well-suited to the principles of landscape painting. His rather individual style, while in accordance with the artistic trends of the time, resulted in watercolours that are quite distinctive. A thematic analysis of Bainbrigge's work reveals a definite predilection for depicting landscapes - either in summer or winter - into which he would work whatever section of the city he could see from his vantage point. His palette thus consisted of a range of natural colours, such as browns, reds and dark greens, which he applied in varying degrees of thickness" (Graham). The Public Archives Canada holds the principal collection of works by Bainbrigge, including approximately 170 watercolours. Two Bainbrigge watercolours are cited in the catalogue of the Samuel Collection (Jefferys 450 and 460), including a view of Quebec from the Citadel on the opposite shore from the present watercolour, with two more in the Coverdale Collection (Cooke 35 and 36) and three in the Royal Ontario Museum (Allodi 57-59). Other holdings include the National Gallery of Canada (no. 28043). Harper, p. 14; Conrad Graham, Mont Royalville Marie: Early Plans and Views of Montreal, McCord Museum of Canadian History, p.103; Allodi, Canadian Watercolours and Drawings in the Royal Ontario Museum (Ontario: 1974); Cooke, W. H. Coverdale Collection of Canadiana (Ottawa: 1983); Jefferys, A Catalogue of the Sigmund Samuel Collection (Toronto: 1948).

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      New York And Philadelphia: G. W. & A. J. Matsell and Wm. Sinclair. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1836. Hardcover. THEOLOGY; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; -FIRST ATHEIST PUBLICATION in America- (Free Thought) Reason, the Only Oracle of Man; or, A Compendious System of Natural Religion. By Col. Ethan Allen. To which is added, Critical Remarks on the Truth and Harmony of the Four Gospels, with Observations on the Instructions given by Jesus Christ, and the Doctrines of Christianity. By a Free Thinker. Original muslin boards, quite darkened (orig. Paper spine label worn but readable. The two works are separately paged, have separate title pages, and are separated by an integral blank leaf. American Imprints 35708. A later edition of Allen's Oracle, originally printed in Bennington in 1784, considered the first anti-religious or atheistic work published in America. Following in Allen's footsteps, "A Free Thinker" finds the Virgin birth and similar "improbable stories (we use his phrase) to be impediments to conventional reliance on the Gospels. 106, [2], 70, [1] pp. , with 4 page "Catalogue of Liberal Works," for sale by G. W. & A. J. Matsell. Volume is sound with light foxing. Provenance- Hall Park McCullough bookplate. .

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        Harlequin Duck [Pl. CCXCVII]

      London: 1836. Drawn from nature by J.J. Audubon, engraved, printed and colored by Robert Havell, 1836. Watermarked: " J. Whatman 1836". 25 x 38 inches. From the first edition of "Birds of America" The drawings for the Harlequin Ducks were done by Audubon and his son, John Woodhouse, near Eastport, Maine. The two birds on the right of the image (2. Female, on tope, and 3. Young Male, Third Year) were drawn by the younger Audubon and the Old Male on the left was drawn by John James. The Harlequin Duck is aptly named both because of its multi-colored feathers but also for its surprising and unusual ways, like the clownish and mischievious Harlequin of the Commedia dell' Arte. Its love of the turbulent waters around Maine, Nova Scotia and Labrador is an example of character not typical of ducks. They are found in the northwest and northeast of the United States and occasionally in the Great lakes. They are also inhabitants of Iceland. Low, A Guide to Audubon's "Birds of America"; Petersen, Audubon's Birds of America.

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        Journey Through Arabia Petraea to Mount Sinai, and the excavated city of Petra, the Edom of the prophecies

      London: John Murray,, 1836. Octavo. Contemporary calf, titles and decoration to spine gilt, red morocco label, raised bands, covers ruled in gilt, marbled endpapers. With a folding map and numerous black and white illustrations throughout by the author. Bookplate and cataloguing slip pasted to front pastedown. Head and tail slightly rubbed, small dark spots to ends of spine, spotting to boards, some minor nicks and small worn spots to boards, spotting to title page and plates and occasionally to contents, particularly where adjacent to plates. A very good copy. First edition in English.

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        Valchiavenna (senza titolo)

      Volume in legatura moderna composto da 7 vedute della Valchiavenna ed 1 della Valtellina corredate da rispettivo testo descrittivo a cura di Cesare Cantù. Il gruppo rappresenta la serie completa di vedute della Valchiavenna e Valtellina inserite nella famosa famosa opera intitolata "Lombardia Pittoresca" che fu pubblicata a Milano nel 1836 in-4° oblungo

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

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

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        Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants : 10 Volumes

      W. S. Orr & Co.; London. 1836 - Very good+. Volumes 1-12, missing volumes 4 and 6. Contemporary style half-calf and marbled boards. Title and volume labels to spines (several missing), gilt lettering and tooling. Four raised bands to spine. With only a touch of edge and shelf-wear, the bindings are in beautiful condition. A little foxing to extremeties. A fabulous basis from which to collect all 16 volumes. Volume I published 1841 / II - 1836 / III - 1837 / V - 1838 / VII - 1840 / VIII - 1841 / IX - 1842 / X - 1843 / XI - 1844 / XII - 1846. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lettre manuscrite de Scipion Pinel au Comte de Chabrol

      Une feuille in-4 en état magnifique, 25 lignes circa, datée et signée. Scipion Pinel, le fils du grand Pinel demande l'appui du Comte de Chabrol, alors Président du Conseil général des Hospices pour solliciter la légion étrangère. Pour ce faire, il énumère ses diverses qualités, ses deux livres dont l'un se verra honoré par l'Académie de Médecine en 1833 et les missions dans lesquelles il a brillé, en Pologne en 1831, pendant l'épidémie de choléra de Paris Très bon couverture souple Edition originale Signé par l'auteur

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        Views of the Newcastle & Carlisle Railway

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

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        RECHERCHES SUR LES OSSEMENS FOSSILES, où l'on rétablit les caractères de plusieurs animaux dont les révolutions du globe ont détruit les espèces; par Georges Cuvier. ATLAS I & II

      G. Dufour & E. d'Ocagne, Paris 1836 In-folio relié, demi-veau caramel de l'époque, dos à quatre nerfs, entre-nerfs fleuronnés. Bel exemplaire : une minuscule fente à la coiffe inférieure. Il n'y a pas d'autres dommages à signaler pour cet exemplaire exempt de rousseurs. les deux atlas se suivent. Le tome I comporte les planches 1 à 161 et le tome II les planches 162 à 260 (certaines sur double pages) avec leurs explications. Elles sont suivies de l'atlas particulier de la description géologique des environs de Paris marquées de A à S. Il s'agit pour ces dernières de très grandes planches dépliantes, certaines en couleurs Très bon couverture rigide Edition originale

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        A Brief Account of the Picturesque Scenery on the Banks of the Wye

      Gloucester: T Jew, 1836 Between Ross and Chepstow. In brown card covers a little worn and bumped to corners and edges, title and tooling in black ink. Spine is of green cloth, a little worn and bumped, No title. Internally, NO inscriptions, 12 tissue guarded B&W plates by Bartlett with only the lightest of spotting to some plates, wood cut of The River Ross from Wilton Bridge by A Picken to title page, has the extra engraved title page with the Wilton Bridge woodcut, [2], 32 pp, printed by T Jew, Westgate Street, Gloucester. Very rare, cannot locate another 1st edition either at auction or COPAC or WorldCat, although there is a second edition version (1839) at the Uni of Cal.

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        L?INGÉNIEUX HIDALGO DON QUICHOTTE DE LA MANCHE... Traduit et annoté par Louis Viardot, vignettes de Tony Johannot, Paris, J.-J. Debouchet et, Éditeurs; 1836.

      2 voll. Bella ril. in tela con marezzata, dorso e angoli con ricche decorazioni in oro e nero, titolo in oro al dorso con nervature, taglio superiore in oro cm 26x18. Vol. I: cc. 4 non numer., pp 744; Vol. II: cc. 3 non numer., pp 758. entrambi i volumi hanno innumerevoli incisioni in acciaio, opera di Tony Johannot. Contenute tracce d?uso esterne, numerose carte presentano una lieve e diffusa brunitura, qualche pag. ha vecchi strappi ben restaurati, la pag. 534 del secondo vol. presenta una piega per difetto di montaggio senza che ciò impedisca la leggibilità del testo. PIù che discreto esemplare che si fa apprezzare per il ricco apparato iconografico.

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        Orittologia Euganea.

      Padova, Tipografia Cartallier, 1836. 1836 In 4°, pagg. VII, 179 con 2 splendide e grandi tavole incise su rame ripiegate più volte raffiguranti la carta topografica a colori dei Colli Euganei, il profilo dei Colli Euganei proiettato in un piano parallelo al Meridiano e l'emersione della trachite in Cingolina. Brochure originale ornata. Niccolò da Rio (1765-1845), originario di Padova, fu celebre naturalista e studioso di mineralogia. Fu direttore della Facoltà Filosofico-Matematica nella R. Università di Padova durante il periodo Napoleonico. Opera rara e ricercata interamente dedicata alla topografia ed alla composizione del terreno degli Euganei, con un particolare accenno alle acque termali ed alla giacitura della trachite e la struttura a laccoliti dei Colli Euganei nel Padovano. Piccole ed abili riparazioni alla brochure ma ottimo. Volume in barbe, margini assai ampi e bella carta forte. Esemplare freschissimo. Edizione originale.

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        Views in the Tyrol from drawings by T. Allom, after original sketches by Johanna von Isser geb. Grossrubatscher, with letterpress descriptions by a companion of Hofer.

      Tilt, London. [1836]. 128 p., [1] c. di frontesp., [45] c. di tav., [1] c. geogr., 25 cm, piena pelle con titoli e fregi oro. Opera molto conosciuta e ricercata per l?eleganza delle incisoni: 1 frontespizio inciso, 45 tavole e una carta geografica ripiegata. Altra copia a larghi margini con gora alla prime due e alle ultime due incisioni allo stesso prezzo.

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        Trattato del contratto di matrimonio del sig. Pothier. Seguito da un Commentario sulle disposizioni del Codice civile relative al matrimonio (Vol I, II, III)

      Gabinetto letterario 1836 Terza Edizione - in 8° - pp.206 + 191 + 192 - Mezza pelle con titolo e fregi in oro al dorso - 3 vol. in un tomo - Splendida conservazione

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        Ben Brace, The Last of Nelson's Agamemnons. 3 Volume set

      London Richard Bentley 1836. G+ : in Good condition plus. Cover lightly rubbed with some chips. Ex.-lib Cruising Association with minimal marking. Heraldic book-plate on paste-down First Edition Half leather marbled board cover 190mm x 120mm (7" x 5"). 302pp; 319pp; 334pp.

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        MUSEE ROYAL DE NAPLES, peintures, bronzes et statues erotiques du Cabinet Secret, avec leur explications par?

      Ledoux 1836 in-folio, pp. XXX, (4), 159, (2), bella leg. m. tela coeva con fregi e tit. oro al d. Con 60 tavv. raff. oggetti d'arte e dipinti con scene erotiche e licenzione, soprattutto falliche, conservati al Museo di Napoli. Nel tit. le tavv. sono annunciate a colori ma la coloritura era probabilmente eseguita a mano con acquarellatura successiva e non colorate in lastra: infatti le nostre sono in bianco e nero al naturale. Il curatore della raccolta (1799-1853) fu incaricato dell'opera dall'Ambasciata di Francia. Gli oggetti, per la loro oscenità, furono a lungo tenuti nascosti fino al 1819 quando Francesco I venne in visita al Museo e propose di creare una sala "riservata". Tra i pezzi più noti qui riprodotti il gruppo marmoreo di Pan e capra proveniente da Ercolano. Bell'esempl. [326]

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        I promessi sposi storia milanese del secolo XVII.

      Parigi, Presso Baudry, 1836. 1836 In 8°, pagg. (2), 512 con bel ritratto del Manzoni inciso su rame da Balnchard all'antiporta, legatura in mezza pelle coeva con fregi e tioli oro al dorso. 1° volume della Collezione de' migliori autori italiani antichi e moderni. Fioriture tipiche della carta ma per il resto buon esemplare, legatura in ordine. Rara edizione stampata a Parigi prima della stesura definitiva stampata a Milano quattro anni dopo. Rara edizione del celebre e sempre ricercato romanzo di Manzoni.Ottimo stato. Manca al Brunet che cita l'edizione del 1843 sempre fatta da Baudry.

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      Lexington, KY: J. Clarke & Co., 1836. 12mo. (7 x 4 1/4 inches). viii, 410pp. Hand-coloured folding map. Period cloth, original paper label on spine. (A bit worn and stained). Housed in a black morocco backed box. Scarce early Texas promotional tract, dedicated to Stephen F. Austin. This is Mrs. Holley's second book on Texas, intended as a practical and informative guide for emigrant's to the area. Despite the title, which is similar to the author's Baltimore 1833 book, this is a completely different work. Jenkins calls it "a much more important book." Included herein is a general history of Texas to May 5, 1836, a printing of the Texas and Mexican constitutions, Stephen Austin's farewell address of March 7, and specific information regarding settlements, towns, business and banking matters, transportation and communication facilities, etc. The Hooker "Map of the State of Coahuila and Texas" was published several times, with revisions to reflect the changing face of Texas. This edition is quite striking, with the grants colored. There are numerous additions to this map over past issues.While her earlier book served to promote the enthusiastic interest of prospective emigrants to Texas, Mrs. Holley in this work provides the hard facts of what they would find there. As Stephen F. Austin's cousin, she was in a position to know. Though the 1833 Holley commands a higher price than the 1836, the 1836 is seldom offered on the rare book market and is particularly rare complete with the map. S.V. Pfeuffer, whose collection stamp is on the titlepage, was one of the most significant early collectors of Texana. He formed a legendary collection in the late 19th and early 20th century. Streeter Texas 1207; Raines, p.116; Howes H593 "aa"; Sabin 32528; Graff, Fifty Texas Rarities 15; Basic Texas Books 94; Vandale, Texianameter 88.

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        Lectures on the Morbid Anatomy of the Serous and Mucous Membranes

      Sherwood Gilbert London: Sherwood, Gilbert, 1836. Hodgkin, Thomas (1798-1866). Lectures on the morbid anatomy of the serous and mucous membranes. Vol. I [Vol. II, part 1]. All published. ix, [11], 402; viii, 541pp. London: Sherwood, Gilbert & Piper [Vol. I]; Simpkin, Marshall [Vol. II, pt. 1], 1836-40. 212 x 132 mm. Half calf, cloth boards, circa 1840. Rebacked, retaining original labels. Slight rubbing at corners. Tear in second leaf of Vol. II repaired. McGill College Medical Faculty Library inscription and stamp on titles. Very good copy.First Edition. Hodgkin was one of the distinguished pathologists connected with Guy's Hospital, where he served as demonstrator of morbid anatomy and curator of the museum from 1825-37. He was the first in England to pursue the lead of Bichat by discussing morbid anatomy from the standpoint of changes in tissue, and to give regular lecture courses in morbid anatomy. His Lectures on the Morbid Anatomy of the Serous and Mucous Membranes stimulated the study of tissue pathology in England. Hodgkin published only a few medical works during his brief medical career, which ended in 1837 after he failed to receive a promotion at Guy's Hospital; for the rest of his life he devoted himself to philanthropic pursuits. He is best known for his classic description of Hodgkin's lymphoma, contained in his paper "On some morbid appearances of the absorbent glands and spleen" (Medico-Chirurgical Transactions 17 [1832]: 68-114). Garrison-Morton 2290. /p>

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        Remarks on the geology and mineralogy of Nova Scotia.

      Halifax, Gossip and Coade, Times Office, 1836. 8vo. pp. xl, 272, (2), with 1 folded lithographed frontispiece, 1 folded handcoloured geological map and 1 lithographed plate. Later cloth, spine rebacked. Abraham Gesner (1797-1864) was born in Nova Scotia. "First major, systematic description of the geology, mineralogy, and economic mineral deposits of Nova Scotia based on personal visits, and extracts from other works. The most interesting mineralogical descriptions occur in the large section entitled 'Trap District', p 169-265, especially in the Cape Blomidon sub-section, p 210-20, where much is described about the zeolite occurences, also calcite, prehnite, and the many varieties of crystalline and cryptocrystalline quartz, eg, jasper, agates, amethysts" (Sinkankas 2365). One corner of title with paper repair.

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        La Patriarcale Basilica Lateranense Illustrata per cura (2 Volume Set)

      Roma, Agostino Valentini, 1836 & 1837. . Illustrated throughout in black-and-white. Bound in brown leather with the front covers and spines stamped in gilt. Folios measure 18 3/4 by 12 7/8 inches. Five raised bands to the spines. All edges gilt. Gilt inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Volumes have chips to the corners, chips and closed tears to the head and heel of the spine, rubbing wear to the extremities of the covers, and some foxing to the interiors. Hard Cover. Book condition: Very good condition

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        Le Règne Animal distribué d'après son organisation, pour servir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux et d'introduction à l'anatomie comparée: LES MAMMIFERES, avec un atlas par Milne Edwards, Laurillards et Roulin.

      Paris, Fortin et Masson, (1836). 3 volumes. Royal-8vo (260 x 170mm). pp. xxxvi, 350, with 121 (some folded) engraved plates of which 94 beautifully handcoloured. Contemporary half calf, gilt ornamented spines. The complete section on mammals of the famous "Disciples Edition", with its beautifully drawn and handcoloured plates. Text volume with some foxing. Nissen ZBI, 1014.

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        Istoria della città e costiera di Amalfi in due parti divisa.

      Stamperia del Fibreno 1836 Cm. 22, pp. 457 + (1) d'errata. Frontespizio con stemma della città, 12 tavole fuori testo nitidamente incise in rame (compresa l'antiporta con la veduta generale) e la carta topografica della città e costiera d?Amalfi più volte ripiegata. Legatura coeva in mezza pelle, dorso liscio con titoli e filetti in oro. Solo qualche leggera fioritura marginale, peraltro esemplare genuino, marginoso e ben conservato. Edizione originale ed unica, non comune. Cfr. Lozzi. 

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        Picciola [ édition originale ]

      Ambroise Dupont 1836 1 vol. in-8 reliure d'époque demi-veau vert, dos lisse orné en long à motifs gothiques, Ambroise Dupont, Paris, 1836, XI-419 pp. Edition originale. Très rare exemplaire de l'édition originale, en reliure du temps et enrichi d'un spirituel billet autographe signé (2 pp.) de l'auteur. Bon état (dos passé lég. frotté, rouss.). De la Bibliothèque Bordes de Fortages (n°2929 de son catalogue) et Edouard Moura "Les Eclusettes" (n° 254 de son catalogue "Souvenir des Eclusettes"). Escoffier, 1177 : "très rare". Vicaire, VI, 172 Français

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        A New and Amusing Game. THE JOURNEY; or, Cross Roads to Conqueror's Castle.

      Hand-coloured lithographed sheet, dissected into twelve and mounted on linen; folding into cloth covers, with rule sheet mounted on verso of front cover, and a pictorial label to the front panel. Complete with the hand-coloured disc for determining a player's moves. Unfolded: 55 x 42 cm. Folded: 14.5 x 14.8 cm. Lacks the bone counters and the wooden stand for the disc. However it is extremely rare to find a copy of this game with original disc. Little worn at base of spine; lacking one ribbon tie; small tear in rule sheet; else a very good example of a charming game. Whitehouse page 64.

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        Atlante Storico, Geografico, Genealogico Cronologico di A. Lesage

      Stamperia e Cartiera del Fibreno 1836 in folio massimo (cm 53x38), pp. 8 nn. (front., dedica, prefaz., Giunta importante), 40 tavv. a doppia pag. con cartine, dai contorni acquerellati (varie parti del mondo, quadri generali di storia antica e moderna, quadri geogr. e cronol. delle famiglie sovrane del mondo); leg. coeva m/pelle con angoli, tit. e fregi in oro al ds., tagli gialli, grande vignetta al front. Sbucc. e spellature alla leg., antica riparaz. ben fatta ad 1 carta e rinforzi all'attacco di alcune cc., ma buon esemplare solido con carta forte. 023/19

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        The Backwoods of Canada Being Letters from the Wife of an Emigrant Officer ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE DOMESTIC ECONOMY OF BRITISH AMERICA

      London: Charles Knight, 1836. 2nd Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+. Stated second printing. Small 8vo. viii, (1)-351pp. All the 20 illustrations called for and frontispiece & map of southern Upper Canada from Lake Ontario to Three rivers primarily p[1] not called for. New burgundy cloth spine with paper label, preserving original cloth, with some darkening and lighter area on back back boards, new endpapers. Insides are very clean and no foxing. An attractive book in very good+ condition., Composed of letters written by the author to her mother and friends in England, the Backwoods includes much useful and interesting information on home-making under pioneer conditions, pioneer recipes for making maple sugar, vinegar, &c. The appendix added by the publisher to "render this Work more practical value to persons desiring to emigrate" consists of: The Number of Sales and Grants of Crown Lands, Clergy Reserves, Conditions, &c; Information for Emigrants; Number of Emigrants Arrives; Extracts from papers Issued by Government Emigration Agents, &c.; Abstract of the American Passengers' Act of Session 1835; Transfer of Capital; Canadian Currency; Canada Company; and British American Land Company. Mrs. Traill, who emigrated to Canada with her husband, a lieutenant in the 21st Fusiliers, also gives an account of her journey and settlement near Rice Lake, Upper Canada, August 1832-May 1835. TPL 1923

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        Une Année en Suède. Ou tableaux des costumes, moeurs et usages des paysans de la Suède, suivis des sites et monumens historiques les plus remarquables.

      Stockholm: L.J. Hjerta 1836. With 48 handcoloured engr. plates and one sheet with engr. music. Folio. (4) + 116 + (2) pp. Contp. red full morocco, inner and outer borders gilt, boards gilt, spine gilt with five raised bands, all edges gilt. Second edition on thick large paper.. The plates depict Swedish landscapes, buildings, peasants in national costumes. The chief work of C. Forsell (1777-1852) and one of the most attractive colour plate books in Sweden. Colas 1282. Lipperheide 1054

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        Wesh-Cubb, A Chippeway Chief

      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 vibrant colors. This image is listed on the contents page of Volume I as Weshcumbb or 'The Sweet'.

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