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        Gemme incise dal cavaliere Giuseppe Girometti pubblicate con le illustrazioni del cavaliere Pietro Ercole Visconti.

      Roma, Tipografia delle Belle Arti 1836 In-folio, pp. (4), 46, (2), 10 tavole incise, bella legatura novecentesca in mezza pelle con falsi nervi, fregi e titolo in oro. Conservata la copertina originale con segni di polvere. Edizione stampata in soli 100 esemplari. Molto raro.

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        Naturgeschichte und Abbildungen der Fische. Nach den neusten Systemen zum gemeinnützigen Gebrauche entworfen und mit Berücksichtigung für den Unterricht der Jugend bearbeitet. Nach der Natur und den vorzüglichsten Originialen gezeichnet von K(arl) J(akob) Brodtmann. Des Thierreichs vierter Theil.

      Folio. 312 S., VIII S. Register und Mit dem lithografierten Vortitel und 97 handkolorierte lithografierten Tafeln. Halblederbände der Zeit. Nissen ZBI 3670. - Einzige Ausgabe. Der vierte und letzte Teil der Naturgeschichte von Schinz und zusammen mit dem Band über die Reptilien der seltenste. Erschien in 16 Lieferungen. Nissen erwähnt das Werk als Meilenstein im Übergang vom Kupferstich zur Lithographie, die als billigere Drucktechnik grössere Auflagen zu tieferen Preisen erzielen liess. Das trifft auf die unkolorierten Exemplare wohl zu. Die kolorierten Exemplare sind jedoch von einer hervorragenden Qualität in der Farbgebung und der Exaktheit und können neben allen grossen Fischbüchern im Kupfer- bzw. Stahlstich bestehen. - Unser Exemplar von wenigen kleinen Stockflecken, leichten Fingerflecken und einigen Papierbräunungen abgesehen, sehr frisch und in leuchtenden Farben. - Einband etwas beschabt, Ecken bestossen. [7 Warenabbildungen bei antiquariat.de]

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        Views of the Newcastle & Carlisle Railway

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

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        Untersuchungen über die Aetiologie der Wundinfectionskrankheiten.Leipzig: F.C.W. Vogel, 1878. First edition.

      Ernst von Bergmann's copy of this milestone in which Koch first demonstrated the role of bacteria in wound infections. Bergmann is considered the initiator of aseptic surgery and was much involved in Koch's work. PMM 366(d); Norman 1229; Heirs of Hippocrates 2053; Garrison-Morton 2536.<br/><br/> A fine association copy presented by Ernst von Bergmann's son, Gustav von Bergmann (one of the founders of psychosomatic medicine), to Ferdinand Sauerbruch (famous surgeon and inventor of the Sauerbruch chamber).<br/><br/> "Without doubt one of the greatest German scientists of any era, Koch was responsible for bringing the young science of microbiology to fruition ... Koch was the greatest contributor during the nineteenth century to the understanding of bacterial action. Using techniques he developed himself, Koch described six different bacteria found in wound infections ... As a result of his work he was able to determine the role of bacteria in wound infections and to show the specificity of infection for the first time." (Heirs of Hippocrates). <br/><br/> Provenance: "Ernst von Bergmann [1836-1907] was one of the most famous and successful surgeons in Europe at the end of the 19th century ... In addition to his very time-consuming clinical activities, which even took him to the highest social classes, von Bergmann became initiator of the surgical asepsis and developed operative methods valid up to this day in traumatology, abdominal, tumour and, above all, in neurological surgery. (NCBI Biography). <br/><br/> "This work reported [Koch's] findings on the bacteriology of infected wounds-a problem still unsettled more than a decade after Joseph Lister introduced antisepsis. To avoid confusion from imprecise clinical terms such as 'septicemia' and 'pyemia' applied to human patients, Koch induced artificial infections in mice and rabbits by injecting putrid fluids. He declared that a 'thoroughly satisfactory proof' of the parasitic nature of traumatic infective diseases would be forthcoming only 'when the parasitic microorganisms are successfully found in all cases of the disease in question; further, when their presence is demonstrable in such numbers and distribution that all the symptoms of the disease thereby find their explanation; and finally, when for every individual traumatic infective disease, a micro-organism with well-marked morphological characters is established.' Thus he first explicitly stated the criteria implicit in Henle's essay on contagion, which after modification became known as 'Koch's postulates.' He equipped his microscope with Ernst Abbe's new condenser and oil-immersion system (manufactured by Carl Zeiss) so that he could detect organisms appreciably smaller than <i>B. anthracis</i>. Koch identified six transmissible infections, two in mice and four in rabbits, that were pathologically and bacteriologically distinctive. He deduced that human traumatic infections would prove similarly due to specitic parasites and concluded that his experiments illustrated the diversity and immutability of pathogenic bacteria. Among favorably impressed surgeons were Lister and Theodor Billroth, who thereafter strongly supported him." (DSB). <br/><br/> Koch was awarded The Nobel Prize in 1905.. 8vo (230 x 155 mm), contemporary half calf over marbled boards (spine renewed at some point), [iv] 80 pp. and 5 lithographed plates. With the book plate of Ernst von Bergmann to front paste down and his signature stamp to the title, long inscription, dated 1945, to the free end-paper by Ernst von Bergmann's son Gustav von Bergmann (1878-1955) presenting the volume to Sauerbruch on his 70th birthday

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        Autograph letter signed to John Latham Jr

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

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        Canti di Giacomo Leopardi ? Edizione corretta, e notabilmente accresciuta

      Stamperia Piatti 1836 10x15,5x1,3 cm Esemplare perfettamente conservato della famosa edizione Piatti.

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        Volume 1 of My Sketch Book

      Charles Tilt (London): Charles Tilt. 1833-1836. First. First edition. Oblong quarto, (7.5 x 11") : [2] leaves (1 wood-engraved wrapper and 1 etched title page), [31] leaves of plates. A good copy in full red levant morocco, with gilt tooling to the spine in six panels with raised bands, gilt fillet borders, marbled endpapers, and all edges gilt. Owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. Originally issued in parts, this portfolio of plates was "sketched, etched and published by George Cruikshank from 1833 through 1836. It consists of the original 24 numbered plates issued from 1833 to 1834, and 7 additional plates issued between 1835 and 1836. This copy includes the original wood-engraved front wrapper titled, "My Sketch Book" followed by an etched title page, "Vol 1 of My Sketch Book". The 24 etched plates are bound out of order: beginning with nos. 21 - 24, 1 - 16, followed by the 7 additional etched plates, and ending with nos. 17 - 20. The front free endpaper, flyleaf and wrapper are detached, with small chips to the corners of the wrapper; and with some soiling, minor browning, and light scattered foxing to the plates. The front board is loose at the outer joint, with moderate wear to the corners and board edges. .

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        A New Dictionary of the English Language

      London - William Pickering, 1836 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Afirst editionofA New Dictionary of the English Languageby Charles Richardson. Volume I A-K, volume II L-Z and with a Preliminary Essay to front of volume II. In two volumes complete. First edition. Second in importance in early English dictionaries only to Johnson. Charles Richardson (1775 - 1865) was an English teacher, lexicographer, and linguist. A philologist of the school of John Horne Tooke. In 1815 he published Illustrations to English Philology, consisting of a critical examination of Samuel Johnson&#39;s A Dictionary of the English Language and a reply to Dugald Stewart&#39;s criticism of Horne Tooke&#39;s Diversions of Purley. In 1818 the opening portions of an English lexicon, by Richardson, appeared in the Encyclopdia Metropolitana. In 1834 he issued the prospectus of a New English Dictionary, and the work itself was published by Pickering in parts between January 1835 and the spring of 1837. The dictionary is a republication of the lexicon, with improvements and additions. Richardson&#39;s principle was to rely on etymology. Despite many technical failings the work was commended by the Quarterly Magazine and the Gentleman&#39;s Magazine. An abridged edition, without the quotations, appeared in 1839, with a new preface, but uncorrected. Richardson also published a book on the study of language, an explanation of Tooke&#39;s Diversions of Purley (1854). He contributed papers to the Gentleman&#39;s Magazine, and wrote essays on English Grammar and English Grammarians, and on Fancy and Imagination. Previous owner&#39;s bookplates to front pastedown. Condition: In buckram bindings. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities, fading to spine and slight rubbing and marksto boards. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with slight background foxing in places and handling marks. With heavier foxing to endpapers and slight tidemarks to first and last few pages of volume II. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Erinnerung an Prag in bildlichen Ansichten und historischen Erläuterungen. Als Gedenkbuch für Fremde und Einheimische herausgegeben. (Text von Anton Müller).

      Mit 23 kolorierten Stahlstich-Ansichten, diese jeweils verlagsseitig hinter Schmuckpassepartout montiert und typographisch bezeichnet. Dazu jeweils ein bis zwei Blatt erklärender Text und 2 Blatt Titelei (zusammen 28 Blatt). Lose in roter Halblederkassette der Zeit, mitt reicher Rückenvergoldung, goldgepr. Deckelfileten und Goldschnitt. (30,5 x 23,5 cm). Hinrichs LXXVII, 57, Repertorium der gesammten deutschen Literatur XI, 76, 65. - Sehr seltenes Ansichtenwerk von Prag in der kolorierten Luxusausgabe in Schmuckkassette. Sämtliche Tafeln sind 1836 neu gestochen und sorgfältig koloriert worden, dabei wurde jeder Darstellung ein beidseitig bedrucktes Erläuterungsblatt beigegeben. "Der Text ist von Prof. Anton Müller, schmucklos, einfach, aber vollkommend hinreichend und historisch die Abbildungen erläuternd. Die letzteren, 23 an der Zahl sind trefflich in Stahl der Zeichnung wie der Ausführung nach, und getreu, und da seit geraumer Zeit nichts in der Art über das durch seine malerische Lage, durch so viele historische Denkmäler ausgezeichnete Prag erschien, als eine Bereicherung der Topographie anzusehen" (Repertorium). - Eine kleinere, öfters vorkommende Ausgabe hat 24 Tafeln, vorliegende Luxusausgabe ist wie angegeben mit 23 komplett. - Die Textblätter (tls. braunfleckig) sind in wenigen Fällen nicht ganz exakt zuzuordnen, offensichtlich aber komplett vorliegend. - Die schöne Kassette etwas berieben und fleckig, unteres Kapital gering eingerissen, Vorderdeckel leicht aufgebogen) Die Tafeln selbst sind von bester Erhaltung.

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        Waa-Pa-Shaw, A Sioux 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 rich vibrant colors. This image is listed on the contents page of Volume I as Waapashaw.

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        View of Buffalo from Lake Erie

      New York: Henry J. Megarey, 1836. A STUNNING EARLY VIEW OF BUFFALO, NEW YORK BY A PROMINENT AMERICAN VIEW MAKER Hand-colored aquatint engraving Paper size: 19 ½" by 27", Framed size: 31" by 37" This view, Buffalo from Lake Erie, is a rare and beautiful aquatint engraving by William James Bennett, a luminary artist and engraver in the history of American views. Bennett excelled in the depiction of harbor views, where his convincing handling of the translucent qualities of water heightens the presentation of his scenes. Many of the paintings he exhibited at the National Academy of Design in New York between 1827 and 1843 show his penchant for lakes, waterfalls, and the sea. In all such works, his remarkable skill as a marine artist embraces a thorough understanding of the rigging of a ship and its relationship to the water when in motion or at rest The charming view of the Buffalo Bay is based on a sketch by John Hill. Hill began his career as an aquatint engraver of landscapes in his native London, publishing a series of views after the paintings of J.M.W. Turner and others. He emigrated to the U.S. in 1816 and continued engraving for the next twenty years, first in Philadelphia and later in New York. A fine early American view, Buffalo from Lake Erie, is a marvelous and animated representation of the city during the early 19th century.. Book.

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        View of the Ruins after the Great Fire in New York, Dec. 16th & 17th, 1835 as seen from Exchange Place

      New York: Lewis P. Clover, 1836. Aquatint in colours, after Nicolino Calyo (1779-1884), with extensive additional hand-colouring in watercolour and gouache, with the hand-scribed borderline in black ink, characteristic of early printings. 19 ¼ x 25 5/8 inches. The ruin on the left is the Old Garden Street Church; this aquatint "is the only contemporary representation that we have of this church, as rebuilt in 1807" (Stokes, Iconography..., page 618). Nicolino Calyo, an Italian portrait and miniature artist immigrated from Italy in 1834. An eyewitness to the Great Fire of 1835, he sketched the catastrophe as it unfolded throughout the day and night. He later painted a number of compositions based on these sketches in gouache, and some of these were used by Bennett to create his aquatint engravings of the fire and its aftermath. William James Bennett was born and studied in England, exhibiting romantic landscape subjects there between 1808 and 1825. In 1826 he moved to New York City. As well as engraving the compositions of other artists, including important works for John W. Hill, Bennett produced original aquatints after his own designs. Bennett&#39;s series of views of American Cities set a standard, and established a compositional formula for topographical art in America for succeeding generations of artists in all media; they remain the most memorable and beautiful examples of the genre. Lewis P. Clover, the publisher, demonstrated impressive imagination and ingenuity in the copy for his advertisement promoting these views of the Great Fire: "These beautiful ruins," he wrote, "are fast disappearing, and in a few months no vestige of them will be left: in a few years, they will linger as a dream in the memory of the present generation, and the recollection of the most disastrous fire that ever befell this city will, like all earthly things, pass into oblivion." Stokes, Iconography of Manhattan Island, page 617, illustrated plate 114b; NY Public Library, The Eno Collection of New York City Views, page 27; Collection of Percy R. Pyne II: a Catalogue of Engraved Views plans & c of New York City, number 165 (describes this state as from the "excessively scarce first issue"); Stauffer 141; Déak, William James Bennett, number 32.

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        The History of Banking in Ireland / by James William Gilbart

      London : Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman, 1836. 1st Edition. Physical desc. : vii, 148 p : 23cm. Subject: Banks and banking - Ireland - History. Signed presentation copy by the author to the dedicatee of his Collected works with bookplate. Referenced by: OCLC 19057418. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked, pebbled cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and shelf worn as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scans and additional detail on request.

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        Kreisstadt Passau Unt: Donau-Kreis. Ansicht der Stadt durch einen großen Torbogen, davor Trachtengruppe. Altcolorierter Kupferstich.

      Aus Lommel-Bauer: "Die acht Kreise Bayerns". Durch das von einem römischen Tympanon bekrönte Portal von St. Peter aus der alten Kreishauptstadt Straubing blickt man auf die neue Kreishauptstadt Passau mit dem Zusammenfluss von Donau und Inn, rechts die Feste Oberhaus. Im Vordergrund rechts ein alter Bauer aus einem Dorf bei Griesbach im Rottal, dahinter Eheleute aus Passau, links eine Bäuerin mit ihrem Sohn aus Wegscheid, zwischen den beiden ein Mädchen in Rottaler Tracht. In der Mitte eine Passauer Witwe mit ihrem Kind. (Vgl. Zisska - Lommel und Bauer). Sehr dekoratives Blatt mit prächtigem Altcolorit.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Kurz Rainer]
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        Gage D'AmitiŽ. The Northern Tourist: and Gage d'AmitiŽ. ItinŽraire Pittoresque, au Nord de l'Angleterre. Set of 3 volumes.

      London: Fisher, Fisher and Jackson, 1834, 1835, and Fisher, Son and Co, 1836.. 4to. [series 1] pp.76. Containing Seventy-Three Views of Lake and Mountain Scenery, etc. In Westmoreland, Cumberland, Durham, & Northumberland. Engraved title and 72 views on 36 steel engraved plates, some spotting, some offsetting to tissue-guards. Contemporary blue patterned cloth, blocked in gilt, all edges gilt. Small splashes to front cover. With the engraved title, lettered: Westmoreland, Cumberland, Durham, & Northumberland Illustrated, from Original Drawings by Thomas Allom, &c. With Historical & Topographical Descriptions by Thomas Rose, dated 1833. Gold patterned endps. Issued as Gage D'Amitie. The Northern Tourist, with a letter-press title and a leaf containing a Preface and List of Plates. 4to [series 2. pp.[77]-148. Frontis and 72 views on 36 steel engraved plates, some spotting, some offsetting to tissue-guards. Contemporary blue patterned cloth, blocked in gilt, all edges gilt. Minor spots to front cover. Plain yellow endps. The second volume, issued as Gage D'Amitie. The Northern Tourist, with a letter-press title and a leaf containing a Preface and List of Plates. 4to. [series 3] pp.76. Frontis and 72 views on 36 steel engraved plates, some spotting, some offsetting to tissue-guards. Contemporary blue patterned cloth, blocked in gilt, all edges gilt. Bottom corner slightly creased to corner, bumped. Plain yellow endps. Issued as Gage D'Amitie. Itineraire Pittoresque, au Nord de l'Angleterre, contenant Soixante-Treize Vues des Lacs, des Montagnes, des Chaeaux, &c. des Comtes de Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham et Northumberland; accompagne de notices historiques et topographiques en Francais en Anglais et en Allemand. Le Texte francais redige par J. F. GERARD. with a letter-press title and a leaf containing a Preface and List of Plates. Closed tear to tissue-guard opposite p.26. Light shelfwear to bottom edges and corners of all volumes. Otw VG+. Oversize or heavy books, requiring extra postage.

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        Printed certificate, completed in ink, certifying the renting of 118 Fulton Street, New York City, as a composing room, to James Gordon Bennett, founder of the New York Herald, by Joseph Heill, dated April 1836

      New York 1836 New York, 1836. (NEWSPAPERS) 4-1/2 x 7-1/2 inches, matted and framed to 7-1/4 x 10-1/2 inches overall. . Some fading to the ink, which remains entirely legible, dust soiling (particularly to mat) . James Gordon Bennett (1795-1872) a Scottish immigrant, worked in New York as a journalist and editor on several newspapers, and in May, 1835, established the New York Herald, a four-page daily newspaper which sold for a penny. Poverty compelled him to serve as reporter, editor, proofreader, folder and cashier, working out of a cellar where, notes the DAB, "a plank across two flour-barrels served as business and editorial desk". The paper found a readership, "its local news being comprehensive...its editorials brief, pungent, independent..." and circulation increased, requiring expanded facilities, which this lease on Fulton Street provided for. The document reads, in part: "This is to certify that I that I have this [blank] day of April 1836 Let and Rented unto James Gordon Bennett the first story of the rear building No. 118 Fulton Street New York to be used as a composing room for a printer & not to be used for any extra Hazerdous [sic] purposes or relet..." The annual rent was one hundred fifty dollars. From this austere start the Herald grew into one of the most important papers in the land, its advertising revenue surpassed only by that of the London Times. At Bennett's death, notes the DAB, "It was realized that...he had been perhaps the chief figure in a great and democratic revolution in journalism". Under the subsequent direction of his son, the Herald grew even more prosperous and influential. A UNIQUE, HISTORICAL RECORD OF THE BEGINNINGS OF A GREAT AMERICAN NEWSPAPER

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        SANTUARIO DELLA B. VERGINE AL CASTELLO IN MILANO.

      Bella e rara veduta (mm. 303x388 più margini) del santuario, incisa all?acquatinta, sotto passepartout. In basso a sin.:? Archit.to G.B. Chiappa inven.?; a de.: ?Sidoli dis. Bramati inc.?. Stampa edita in occasione della costruzione della nuova facciata. Cfr. Arrigoni ?Milano nelle vecchie stampe?,411.

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        Complete five volume set of ìLivyî ñ History of Rome ñ from Millard Fillmoreís Library ñ first volume signed by Fillmore

      Book Signed ìMillard Fillmoreî in pencil vertically on inside cover of Volume I of ìLivy,î translated by George Baker. Beneath Fillmoreís signature, ìto / Clayton Fillmoreî has been added, presumably by Clayton Fillmore. 423pp, 3.75î x 6î. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1836 (on title page), ìStereotype Edition 1837î on cover. Small loss of paper on back free-endpaper. Foxed, soiled. Good condition.` In five volumes, the English translation of 35 volumes of Titus Liviusí History of Rome, with the contents of the remaining 105 lost books. Volumes II, III, IV, and V vary from 398-410 pages each, 3.75î x 6î. Foxing. Tears and soiling at spine. Volumes II, III, and V are each inscribed, probably by Clayton, ìMillard Fillmore to Clayton Fillmore.î Lower right corner has been torn off on Volume V front free-endpaper and title page. Generally in good condition.

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        Specimens of Ancient Furniture, drawn from existing authorities.

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

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        Stum_Ma_Nu: A Flat-Head Boy

      F.W. Greenough Philadelphia: F.W. Greenough, 1836. unbound. very good. J.T. Bowen. Portrait. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Page measures 20.5" x 14.25". Beautiful portrait from the folio edition of McKenney and Hall's "History of the Indian Tribes of North America". As Superintendent of the Indian Trade Bureau, Thomas McKenney wanted to document the rapidly disappearing culture of the American natives. He activated the project, sponsored by the War Department, by commissioning writer James Hall and Charles Bird King, a renowned American portraitist. King painted the prominent Indians while they visited Washington D.C. as treaty delegates. Most of the original oil paintings were destroyed by fire in the Smithsonian Museum in 1865. These lithographs, published 1842-58, are all that remain and are still hailed as one of the best visual records of influential Native Americans of the nineteenth century. Stum_Ma_Nu was from the Chinook, or Flatheads, tribe of Washington near the Columbia River. Overall toning and offsetting. Slight stain along right edge. Small chips to lower left and upper right corners. One of many Native American portraits in our collection.

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        Details of Antient Timber Houses of the 15th & 16th Century. Gothic Furniture in the Style of the 15th Century. Designs for Gold & Silversmiths. Designs for Iron & Brasswork in the Style of the XV and XVIth Centuries.

      London: Ackermann 1836, [1835], 1836, [1836].. Four works bound in one volume, first editions, 4to. Hand coloured titles and a colophon plus 21, 24, 27 and 25 plates respectively, slight cracking of binding otherwise very good. Publisher's cloth, possibly later, some light marks, gilt titled spine, t.e.g. Four of Pugin's many influential architectural publications. Pugin was heavily involved in the design of the Houses of Parliament and other Gothic buildings, and designed numerous churches, including Southwark Cathedral. He was also a keen sailor - "'There is nothing worth living for,' he is reported to have said, 'but Christian architecture and a boat.'" (DNB).

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        War Dance of the Sauks and Foxes

      F.W. Greenough Philadelphia: F.W. Greenough, 1836. unbound. very good. J.T. Bowen. View. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Page measures 14" x 19.25". Scene from the folio edition of McKenney and Hall's "History of the Indian Tribes of North America". As Superintendent of the Indian Trade Bureau, Thomas McKenney wanted to document the rapidly disappearing culture of the American natives. He activated the project, sponsored by the War Department, by commissioning writer James Hall and Charles Bird King, a renowned American portraitist. King painted the prominent Indians while they visited Washington D.C. as treaty delegates. Most of the original oil paintings were destroyed by fire in the Smithsonian Museum in 1865. These lithographs, published 1842-58, are all that remain and are still hailed as one of the best visual records of influential Native Americans of the nineteenth century. This war dance scene served as the frontispiece to the "The Indian Tribes of North America" and also to one of the earliest western travel books, "Travels in North America during 1834, 1835, and 1836" (Volume 2), by Charles Augustus Murray. Some toning and a few chips to lower right corner. Some tape residue along top and bottom edges. One of many Native American portraits in our collection.

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        The Library of Fiction, or Family Story-Teller, consisting of original tales, essays, and sketches of character

      London, Chapman & Hall 1836, 1837.. 2 vols, 14 steel-engraved plates, fine copy, brown levant morocco, gilt, nice corner pieces, a bibliophile binding by Root of the highest quality, c.1900. Eckel p.137. Correct first edition, with vol.I dated 1836. The interest of this book lies almost wholly in the first volume, which contains two stories by "Boz" preceding his first published book (Sketches by Boz), and reprinted in it: 'The Tuggs at Ramsgate', with two plates by Seymour (the first illustrator of Pickwick); 'A Little Talk about Spring and the Sweeps', with a plate by Buss (the second illustrator of Pickwick). When Sketches by Boz was published the illustrator chosen was Cruikshank. The illustrations here were never used again, so this pre-first has its own special interest.

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        Nouveau guide du voyageur en italie. iv. edition. milan, chez ferdinand artaria et fils, 1836.

      Cm. 19, pp. xxxii, 514 + (2) d'errata e (4) di cat. edit. Frontespizio inciso, una tabella incisa con i segni convenzionali e 23 tavole fuori testo. Legatura editoriale in cartonato con piccole incisioni raffiguranti città italiane. Fioriture limitate alla cop., peraltro esemplare genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Quarta edizione di questa fortunata guida che fu più volte ristampata nel corso della prima metà dell'800. Interessante l'abbondante iconografia comprendente una grande carta geografica dell'Italia, 11 piante di città e carte geografiche ed itinerarie. Il tutto finemente inciso in rame su tavole ripiegate fuori testo (anche di grandi dimensioni). Molto belle soprattutto le carte itinerarie che illustrano dettagliatamente i tragitti di viaggio da una città all'altra. Edizione non comune.

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        SUNDAY UNDER THREE HEADS

      Chapman & Hall London:: Chapman & Hall,. 1836.. 12mo. 1st edition (Eckel, pp 102-103). 49, [3 (blank)] pp. Trimmed edges.. Original printed wrappers. Chemised, and housed in a full green morocco solander slipcase. Accompanied by a bound copy of the 1884 Jarvis facsimile.. VG (some soiling & wear). Over, quite a respectable copy of this. delicate, emphemeral piece. Slipcase - spine sunned to tan,. otherwise VG+.. Early in his career, while busily at work on PICKWICK, Dickens found time to write this political tract (under this Sparks pseudonym) in support of the working man's freedom on the Sabbath, which was being threatened by Parlimentary action.This role of working man's champion was to continue throughout his life.The first edition of this work, in original wrappers, is quite scarce. . 4 plates.

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        Maria Leonida

      [Paris: l'auteur, 1836]. Stipple engraving printed in colors and finished by hand. 14 1/2 x 10 3/4 inches. A lovely image by Redouté from his very rare final work "Choix de Soixante Roses," a book comprised of varieties not found in his monumental "Les Roses." The Choix de Soixante Roses was "the last of Redouté's original publications, a folio volume containing sixty plates of new roses printed in color after Redouté's method. The book was dedicated to his former pupil Louise-Marie d'Orleans, daughter of Louis Philippe, and now the first queen of the Belgians. In this last publication, Redouté honors his country of birth, if only by means of the dedication" (Stafleu, "Redouté - Peintre de Fleurs" in A Catalogue of Redoutéana Exhibited at the Hunt Botanical Library).The work was issued by Redouté at the end of his glorious career, on the heels of the success of his more well-known Choix des Plus Belles Fleurs. Like that work, the plates in Choix de Soixante Roses, issued in 15 parts, were produced via the method he developed nearly fifty years earlier: colour printed stipple engravings finished with additional hand-colouring. This method allowed Redouté to produce remarkably life-like and delicate depictions. By the time of this final work, however, lithography had largely replaced his laborious method. Placing these images in that context gives special meaning to this, his final encore. Both the book and images from the book are very rare. Stock could locate no more than 12 complete copies of the work extant and no copies have appeared at auction in over a quarter century. Dunthorne 234 ("not seen"); Great Flower Books, p. 129; Nissen 1593; Stock 2364.

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

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

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        On the Brain of the Negro, compared with that of the European and the Orang-Outang,

      First Edition, extracted from The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 126, pp.497-527, with general title-page to vol, disbound, large quarto, very good copy, with 6 lithographic plates, (these with some watermarking and a small and neat embossed unlinked library name), London, [The Royal Society], 1836. * See DSB XIII, 402 ff. "In 1836 Tiedemann published, in English, what may be considered one of the earliest basic works of physical anthropology, On the Brain of the Negro Compared With That of the European and the Orang-Outang. In this surprisingly modern study, Tiedemann showed that, in contrast to the large difference between the forebrains of apes and men, no substantial differences could be found between the brains of the races of men; although the majority of Negro skulls and cranial cavities that he studied were smaller than those of European specimens, they had, by his measurement, contained brains as large and as heavy. He further stated his finding that there was no area of intellectual activity in which Negroes could not perform as well as European whites, and concluded that there was no natural formation or disposition of the brain in Negroes that would substantiate the notion of their predestined subservient state." (DSB). The paper opens: "I take the liberty of presenting to the Royal Society a paper on a subject which appears to me to be of great importance in the natural history, anatomy, and physiology of Man; interesting also in a political and legislative point of view. Celebrated naturalists ... look upon the Negroes as a race inferior to the European in organisation and intellectual powers, having much resemblance with the Monkey.... Were it proved to be correct, the Negro would occupy a different situation in society flora that which has been so lately given him by the noble British Government…" It concludes: The principal result of my researches on the brain of the Negro is, that neither anatomy nor physiology can justify our placing them beneath the Europeans in a moral or intellectual point of view. How is it possible, then, to deny that the Ethiopian race is capable of civilisation? This is just as false as it would have been in the time of Julius Caesar to have considered the Germans, Britons, Helvetians, and Batavians incapable of civilisation. The slave trade was the proximate and remote reason of the innumerable evils which retarded the civilisation of the African tribes. Great Britain has achieved a noble and splendid act of national justice in abolishing the slave trade. The chain which bound Africa to the dust, and prevented the success of every effort that was made to raise her, is broken."

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        Narrative Of A Journey To The Zoolu Country, In South Africa

      William Crofts London: William Crofts, 1836. First edition. Hardcover. Modern ruby cloth, black leather spine label printed in gilt. Fine./No Dust Jacket. 412 pages. 23 x 15 cm. Two folding maps with outline coloring, 26 plates, two in color. Gardiner attended the Royal Naval College at Portsmouth, serving at sea from 1810-1826, rising to rank of Commander. He then devoted the remainder of his life to missionary work, founding the first missionary station at Port Natal. From 1834 to 1838 he attempted to establish Christian churches in Zululand without success. Color plates clean, a few black and white engravings toned at margins, some text tong, last thirty leaves one half centimeter stain at lower fore-edge

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        A Law in Addition to a Law, Entitled "Of the Public Market Houses."

      1836. [Broadside]. [Albany, New York]. A Law in Addition to a Law, Entitled "Of the Public Market Houses." Passed February 1, 1836. The Mayor, Aldermen and Commonalty of the City of Albany, in Common Council Convened, do Ordain as Follows:... Erastus Corning, Mayor. Albany: Printed by E. B. Child, No. 6 South Pearl-Street, 1836. 17-1/2" x 12-3/4" broadside, mounted and matted, text printed inside wide decorative typographical border. Toning, faint vertical and horizontal fold lines. A few expert repairs, with no loss to text, and minor fading to text in five lines. * An unrecorded broadside in eleven sections outlining regulations concerning the handling of meat, poultry and other food in Centre Market in Albany, New York. This was one of three public markets established in 1836; the others were the North Market and South Market. The laws address hours of operation, allocation of stalls, licensing, costs of permits and the salary of the market's superintendent. Section ten repeals previous laws, and section eleven decrees that this law will take effect on 8 February. The printer of this broadside was located near the market on the corner of South Pearl and State Street.

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        Die teutschen, insbesondere die bayerischen und österreichischen Salzwerke; zunächst im Mittelalter; als Anlagen und Bürgschaften des Cultus, der Cultur, des König-, Adel- und Bürgerthums, und der großen Masse; mit Betrachtungen über das europäische Salzregale, in seiner Entwicklung und Verwicklung.

      Behandelt die frühe Geschichte des bayerisch-österreichischen Salinenwesens ( 1. Abteilung: Akademische Abhandlung (z.B. Salz, Geschichte der Quell-Salinen an der Ost- und Nordsee; Salinen in Sachsen, Thüringen und Westphalen, Reichenhall an der bayerischen Saale, Saline Hall oder Tauer im Innthal, die berchtesgadische Saline Goldenbach oder Schellenberg, die Saline Au bey Traunstien, die Saline bey Rosenheim)); 2. Abteilung: Anmerkungen, urkundliche Regesten und Erläuterungen darüber. Titelblatt mit verschiedenen Bibliotheksstempeln.

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        This Portrait of Mr. C. Davis, his Majesty's Huntsman, on the Hermit is with permission dedicated to the Right Hnble. The Earl of Errol K.T. master of his Majesty's Buck Hounds [Part 1, Pl. 1]

      London: Published by R. B. Davis, Decr. 1836. Hand-coloured lithograph by J. W. Giles. Printed by J. Graf on India paper and mounted on larger sheet of wove paper. Good condition apart from some overall light soiling, a number of mild water stains in the margins, and slight discolouration of the paper due to age. 15 3/4 x 16 7/16 inches. 16 7/8 x 18 15/16 inches. An striking print after Richard Bennett Davis, animal painter to King George IV and Queen Victoria, from the "Hunters Annual" series. A very fine equestrian portrait from a series that eventually included sixteen prints and was issued in four parts. The hounds are also very carefully observed and qualify as canine portraits in their own right. "Richard Barrett Davis was the son of Richard Davis, huntsman to George III's private harriers. Initially self-taught, he came to the notice of the King who arranged for him to be given proper training...He exhibited paintings at the Royal Academy for over fifty years, his first exhibit being in 1802. In 1831 he was appointed animal painter to George IV and later Queen Victoria." (Charles Lane, British Racing Prints, p.98) Cf. Mellon, British Sporting and Animal Prints, p. 63; cf. Schwerdt I, p.258.

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        Kreisstadt Ansbach. Rezat-Kreis. Ansicht der Stadt durch einen großen Torbogen, davor Trachtengruppe. Altcolorierter Kupferstich.

      Aus Lommel-Bauer: "Die acht Kreise Bayerns". Durch ein großes Portal sieht man die Stadt Ansbach. Im Vordergrund rechts ein Bauernpaar aus dem Knoblauchsland, links eine im städtischen Dienst stehende Magd, im Hintergrund ein Bauer aus der Ansbacher Gegend. Als Rahmen wurde das im Couronnement mit reichem Maßwerk durchbrochene Nordportal von St. Sebald in Nürnberg gewählt. Dieses ist mit "höchster Treue und Sorgfalt dargestellt". Der Künstler hat allerdings "sinnreiche Verzierungen" hinzugefügt. An den Seiten stehen auf Postamenten plastische Figuren: links Hans Sachs, rechts Albrecht Dürer. (Vgl. Zisska - Lommel und Bauer). Blatt im oberen Rand mit Einriss (Bild nur mit wenigen mm betroffen). Sehr dekoratives Blatt mit prächtigem Altcolorit.

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        Landscape Illustrations of the Bible, Consisting of Views of the Most Remarkable Places Mentioned in The Old and New Testaments. From Original Sketches Taken on the Spot. 2 volumes bound in one (Complete)

      John Murray London: John Murray, 1836. First edition. Hardcover. g. lg. 4to. Unpaginated. Original 3/4 calf over marbled paper covered boards with gold lettering and tooling on spine. Additional engraved title page in each volume. Captivating geographic survey of the Holy Land profusely illustrated with 96 steel engraved plates (including additional engraved title pages.) Each engraving is captioned. Rubbing on covers and along edges of binding. Front hinge starting. Previous owner's ex-libris on inside of front cover. Moderate and sporadic foxing on plates. Minor age toning along paper margin. 1 1/2" closed tear along upper margin of 5 leafs (not affecting text or illustration). Binding in overall fair, interior in good to good+ condition.

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

      Philadelphia, ca. 1836. Fine. Hand-colored lithograph from an early folio edition of McKenney and Hall&#39;s "History of the Indian Tribes of North America". Image size approximately 14-1/8 by 20 inches, matted in an 18 x 24 inch mat. Trace of binding adhesive along one edge else a fine copy with rich vibrant colors. This image is listed on the contents page of Volume I as Wabishkeepenas, or &#39;The White Pigeon&#39;

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        Kish-Kallo-Wa, Shawnee Chief

      Philadelphia: Key & Biddle, 1836. Hand-coloured lithograph. In excellent condition. 13 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches. 18 7/8 x 13 1/4 inches. A fine image from McKenney and Hall's 'Indian Tribes of North America': `One of the most important [works] ever published on the American Indians' (Field),` a landmark in American culture' (Horan) and an invaluable contemporary record of a vanished way of life. A highly regarded chief of the Shawnee tribe, Kish-Kallo-Wa participated in several major battles during his lifetime, the most significant of which was the 1774 Battle of Point Pleasant at the mouth of the Great Kanawha River in West Virginia. After valiantly fighting the Osage alongside the Delaware and Cherokee tribes in the war of 1818, he signed the Treaty of St. Louis, in which the Shawnee traded their territory near Cape Girardeau for a tract of land in Kansas and a sum of money. It was while serving as a delegate for his tribe in Washington that Kish-Kallo-Wa met McKenney. An Algonquin speaking tribe, the Shawnee inhabited the Southeastern region of the United States. McKenney and Hall's 'Indian Tribes of North America' has long been renowned for its faithful portraits of Native Americans. The portraits are largely based on paintings by the artist Charles Bird King, who was employed by the War Department to paint the Indian delegates visiting Washington D.C., forming the basis of the War Department's Indian Gallery. Most of King's original paintings were subsequently destroyed in a fire at the Smithsonian, and their appearance in McKenney and Hall's magnificent work is thus our only record of the likenesses of many of the most prominent Indian leaders of the nineteenth century. Numbered among King's sitters were Sequoyah, Red Jacket, Major Ridge, Keokuk, and Black Hawk. After six years as Superintendent of Indian Trade, Thomas McKenney had become concerned for the survival of the Western tribes. He had observed unscrupulous individuals taking advantage of the Native Americans for profit, and his vocal warnings about their future prompted his appointment by President Monroe to the Office of Indian Affairs. As first director, McKenney was to improve the administration of Indian programs in various government offices. His first trip was during the summer of 1826 to the Lake Superior area for a treaty with the Chippewa, opening mineral rights on their land. In 1827, he journeyed west again for a treaty with the Chippewa, Menominee , and Winebago in the present state of Michigan. His journeys provided an unparalleled opportunity to become acquainted with Native American tribes. When President Jackson dismissed him from his government post in 1830, McKenney was able to turn more of his attention to his publishing project. Within a few years, he was joined by James Hall, a lawyer who had written extensively about the west. McKenney and Hall saw their work as a way of preserving an accurate visual record of a rapidly disappearing culture. (Gilreath). Cf. Howes M129; cf. Bennett 79; cf. Field 992; cf. Lipperheide Mc 4; cf. Reese American Color Plate Books 24; cf. Sabin 43410a

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        Views of the Newcastle & Carlisle Railway

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

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        GALL, FERDINAND von.

      Reise durch Schweden in Sommer 1836. I-II. Bremen, Verlag von W. Kaiser, 1838. 8:o. XII,252 + VI,184,(1) s. Lätt nött samtida hfrbd med breda upphöjda bind, guldornerad och blindpressad ryggdekor, infärgade titelfält samt Gustaf Trolle-Bondes monogram i guld. Ryggen med små skrapmärken och litet nagg överst på ryggen. Grönstänkta snitt. Med Säfstaholms exlibris.. Bring Itineraria svecana 582 nämner inte det avslutande opaginerade bladet i del II med tryckuppgifter. Detta anger som tryckare E. Schumann i Schneeberg. Författaren reste bl.a. på Göta kanal och beskriver Stockholm ingående

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        The Complete (Compleat) Angler or the Contemplative Man&#39;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&#39;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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        Cours sur la génération, l'ovologie et l'embryologie, fait au Muséum d'histoire naturelle en 1836 &#133; recueilli et publié par M. Deschamps

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

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        A New Universal Atlas; comprising separate maps of all the principal empires, kingdoms & states throughout the world, and forming a distinct atlas of the United States carefully compiled from the best authorities extant by David H. Burr. A new edition revised and corrected to the present time

      New York: Wm. Hall & Co., 1836. Small folio. (15 x 12 1/4 inches). Engraved throughout, title, 1p. contents list, 63 hand-coloured engraved plates. Expertly bound to style in dark blue half morocco over contemporary blue embossed cloth-covered boards, title panel blocked in gilt on upper cover, the flat spine divided into six compartments by single gilt fillets, lettered in gilt in the second compartment. A fine copy of this important work from one of the greatest early American cartographers. David H. Burr was one of the great American mapmakers of the 19th century. Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, he began his career leading a road survey through the southern counties of New York for the purpose of building a highway. This led to his being given, in 1829, the responsibility of revising Simeon De Witt's seminal New York State Map of 1804 (under De Witt's direction) to account for the considerable changes that had occurred over the last generation. This and the Atlas of the State of New York he published in 1829 established Burr's prominence in American cartography. The success of his State Atlas persuaded him to aim at a wider audience and publish a general atlas. Ristow states that Burr completed only eight of the 63 maps by 1832 when his involvement in the project was severely curtailed when he accepted the position of topographer for the United States Post Office Department. His maps were engraved by Thomas Illman and Edward Pillbrow and they took over the responsibility for finishing the work, although Burr retained an editorial role, and he was probably able to make use of his new position which gave him access to geographical material sent in from postmasters throughout the land. The present work was first published by D.S. Stone of New York City, under the title of A New Universal Atlas in 1835. The present second edition appeared in the following year. Cf. Phillips Atlases 1379a (1835 edition); cf. Ristow p.106 (1835 edition); Rumsey 2849.

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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 remarquable. Publié par C. Forssell premier graveur du roi, membre de plusieurs académies. Texte explicatif.

      Stockholm. De l´imprimerie de L. J. Hjerta. 1836. Folio. 41,5 x 29 cm. Title + dedication + 116 pp. + (4 pp. music and contents) + 48 hand coloured engravings. Contemporary half calf. Black board papers. Brown end papers. Gilt title at the spine. Large paper copy. Spine very worn and starting to crack. Worn boards. Bumped corners. A couple of plates with some foxing to the margins and a couple of plates with slightly browned paper. Interior otherrwise in almost perfect condition. Clean and crisp. The colouring in fine bright colours.. This is the french edition of the great book "Ett år i Sverige". The french edition is rare, especially on large paper such as the present copy. The french and the swedish editions have the same plates. The original swedish text by Anders Abraham Grafström is here translated into french. A beautifully illustrated book with engravings in superb hand colouring. The book is known to be one of the most beautiful plate books ever published in Sweden. The plates depicts folk costumes from different provinces in Sweden. The originals were painted by Johan Gustaf Sandberg, painter and professor at the Royal Academy of Arts. Some of the engravings were executed by Cristian Didrik Forssell, the last great swedish engraver. He was called back to Sweden from France by crown prince Carl Johan Bernadotte in 1816. The crown prince wanted to develop the fine arts in his new country. Other engravings were executed by Forssell´s pupils, among them Carl-Johan Billmark. P

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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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        The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne. With Naturalist`s Calendar ; and Miscellaneous Observations, extracted from his papers. With Notes by Edward Turner Bennett.

      A new edition. London, Printed for J. and A. Arch; ..., 1836. XXIII + (1) + 640 s. Fint priv. håndbundet grønt skinnbd. Røde skinn tittelfelter. Rik ryggdekor i gull. Topp gullsnitt. (Sign. Lewis & Harris Ltd. Bath)

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        Die Freimaurerei in ihrem Zusammenhang mit den Religionen der alten Aegypter, der Juden und der Christen. Für denkende Geschichtsfreunde frei bearb. und mit Anmerkungen begleitet von R. S. Acerrellos (d. i. K. Rössler)

      Leipzig, Weber 1836.. 4 in 2 Bänden. 2. Aufl. Mit 8 lithogr. Tafeln (2 mehrfach gefaltet). VIII, 338 S, VIII, 1 Bl., 292 S., 4 Bll.; 2 Bll., 367 S., VIII, 2 Bll., 263 S., VII. HLdr. d. Zt. mit Rückenverg.

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        Luftskibet, et Digt. (The Air-Ship, a Poem).

      Kjøbenhavn (Copenhagen), 1836. 12mo. Original pictorial printed boards depicting air-balloons. The blank spine loose at back hinge and lacking the bottom 1 cm. The boards are in very fine, clean, and fully intact condition, and internally it is virtually spotless.. First edition of the poem entitled "The Airship" by the world-famous Danish scientist, Ørsted (Oersted, Örsted), who is renowned for the discovery of electro-magnetism. The present copy was given by Ørsted to Johan Ludvig Heiberg, in their time a more renowned thinker than Kierkegaard, and bears his signature and "Dono auctoris" (given by the author) to inside of front board.J.L. Heiberg (1791-1860) was perhaps the most famous cultural persona during the Danish Golden Age. He played a more significant role than any other author or thinker during this period and was the leading character of literature and philosophy in the 19th century. He introduced many German thinkers to Denmark, most importantly Hegel, and he was part of almost all intellectual discussions of the Danish Golden Age. He was also a patron for many leading figures of the era. Though now primarily renowned for his plays and philosophical works, as well as the role he played for Danish culture, Heiberg had a great appreciation for science as well and was a great friend of one of Denmark's most important scientists, the discoverer of electro-magnetism, H.C. Ørsted. Both Heiberg and Ørsted were frequent guests in the home of Gyllembourg, where they often met. It is during the first decade of the 19th century that they became friends, and it is Ørsted who makes Heiberg aware of the science of astronmy and of Tycho Brahe, two of Heiberg's life long passions. It is Ørsted who introduces Heiberg to a scientific way of thinking, and during this early period he appeared as the protector of Heiberg.In a letter to Ørsted from 1825, Heiberg writes: "I owe to you my first scientific formation." And about Ørsted in the preface for his "Formenlehre der dänischen Sprache" (1823): "Sie waren es, Herr Professor, welcher mich zum Studium der Natur und ihrer Gesetze leiteten." Heiberg was utterly facsniated with Ørsted and in his youth took upon himself the primary role of Ørsted's disciple and follower. Later, as Heiberg grew in knowledge and esteem, he became Ørsted's important ally. With his own specially developed view of pantheism and rationality as a unity, Ørsted's philosophy was an important step on the way to Danish Hegelianism, - that which became the mature Heiberg's main passion and goal. As such, Heiberg and Ørsted are closely joined on the points that matter most to them both; together they revolutionized the development of both science and philosophy in Denmark. H.C.Ørsted (1777-1851) was a follower of the "Naturphilosophie"-school in Germany, and with the "Airship"-poem he builds the bridge between the world of science and that of poetry. He wishes to demonstrate that the new scientific approach to the world is fully compatible with poetry

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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. 1st, 2nd issue. Hard Cover. Very Good. First edition, second printing. 4" x 6 1/4", viii, 351. with half-title, 21 wood-engraved plates & illus. (incl. frontis) Contemporary 3/4 calf, with original marbled boards. Original end papers with some spotting and label removed. Leather spine with gilt type and at head of title: The Library of Entertaining Knowledge "28" in the middle and title at the bottom. Edges somewhat rubbed. Internally some foxing at times a little bit heavy. Some offset facing the plates, and some text pages. Otherwise, a very good and attractive copy of an important book. , 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&#39; 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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