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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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        Texas

      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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        Lese- und Bilder-Buch für taubstumme Kinder.

      4 Tle. in 1 Band. Mit 79 (von 80; davon 21 koloriert) lithograph. Tafeln. 124 S., 2 Bll.; 74 S.; 95 S.; 130 S. HLwd. um 1900. Wegehaupt I, 1085 (nur den 2. Teil); Nicht bei Guyot & Guyot. - Mit allen vier Teilen komplett sehr seltenes Werk des Vorstehers der königl. Württembergischen Taubstummen- und Blindenanstalt. In der Art eines Orbis Pictus zeigen die Tafeln verschiedenste Gegenstände, Tiere, Menschen, Pflanzen und Berufsszenen. - Es fehlt die Tafel 6 im 3. Teil. Tls. etwas fleckig, insgesamt aber recht gut erhalten.

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        Randzeichnungen zum Reiterlied aus Wallenstein`s Lager.

      3 altkolor. lithogr. Tafeln, lose in Orig.-Lieferungsumschlag. Folio. Vgl. Thieme-B. XV, 140. - Dem Grafen Carl Theodor Friedrich zu Pappenheim gewidmete, seltene und außerordentlich prachtvoll kolorierte Folge. - Die Pforte auf dem zweiten Blatt datiert 1836. - Nur minimal fleckig. sehr schönes und frisches Exemplar!

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        Narrative of the Arctic Land Expedition to the mouth of the Great Fish River, and along of the shores of the Arctic Ocean, in the years 1833, 1834, and 1835.

      London, John Murray, 1836. X + (2) + 663 + (1) s. + 12 s. annanser. Frontispiece. 15 plansjer. Foldet kart. Orig. hellerretsbd. s. 377-399 med ormhull i indre marg (ikke teksttap). Reparert rift i kartet.. *Orig. cloth. Frontispiece. 15 plates. Folding map. pp. 377-399 with wormhole in inner margin (No loss of text). Small tear in folding map (repaired)

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        Une Instruction Criminelle.

      1st edition. Bruxelles 1836. 271 pp. Publisher's blindtooled cloth, spine richly gilt. Spine weakly faded. Name on endpaper and half-title

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        Switzerland Illustrated.

      , 1836. . Beattie, William. SWITZERLAND ILLUSTRATED. 2 volumes. Illustrated by W.H. Bartlett. London, George Virtue, 1836. 1st edition. Folio. Beautifully rebound in quarter moroccan oasis goat with marbled boa rds and the spines lettered in gilt, a.e.g. Matching cloth slipcase. [2], engraved title, [viii], 188 pp., 57 full-page engraved plates; engraved title, [iv], 152 pp., 49 full-page engraved plates and a folding map of Switzerland. Light foxing throughout, small tear at a fold in the map just touching the impression, otherwise very good condition. BMC.

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        Voyages pittoresque dans les Deux Ameriques - Résumé général de tous les voyages... par les rédacteurs du Voyage Pittoresque autour du monde

      L. Tenré - Dupuy 1836 in 8° grande pp. 6 nn., XVI, 568, leg. coeva m/pelle chiara, ds. con tit. e fregi in oro, piatti e tagli marmor.; tav. coi ritratti di Cristoforo Colombo, Guillame Penn, Baron de Humboldt e Alcide d'Orbigny all'antip., vignetta al front., testo su due colonne. Raccolta dei viaggi di Colombo, Las Casas, Oviedo, Gomara, De la Vega, De Saint-Hilare, Hamilton, Fresier, Molina, Beltrami, Mackenzie, Franklin, Longchamp ed altri, ill. da mm. inc. in acciaio, tratte dai disegni di De Sainson e di Jules Boilly, che raffigurano abitazioni, tipi umani, vedute, cerimonie, scene di vita, animali, monumenti, e 2 grandi c. geogr. più volte ripiegate in fine. Qc. lieve ombreggiatura alle prime ed ultime pp., rinforzo alla sguardia. 471/19

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        On the general principles which regulate the application of machinery to manufactures and the mechanical arts

      Baldwin & Cradock London: Baldwin & Cradock, 1836. Babbage, Charles. On the general principles which regulate the application of machinery to manufactures and the mechanical arts. In Barlow, Peter (1776-1862). A treatise on the manufactures and machinery of Great Britain. . . . (London: Printed for Baldwin and Cradock . . . , 1836), pp. 1-84. Modern half morocco; preserved in a cloth drop-back box. Scattered foxing. Whole volume. viii, 834pp. 87 plates. 273 x 220 mm. Later printing. Originally published in 1829 in Volume 8 of the Encyclopaedia Metropolitana (1817-45), Babbage's essay forms the basis of his On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures. Van Sinderen 1980, no. 36(n), with incorrect date of 1851. Origins of Cyberspace 53.

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        Astoria, or Anecdotes of an Enterprise Beyond the Rocky Mountains

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

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        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.

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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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        The POETICAL WORKS Of FELICIA HEMANS. Complete in One Volume. With a Critical Preface

      Thomas T. Ash Chestnut Street. Philadelphia:: Thomas T. Ash, Chestnut Street.. 1836.. 8vo. 1st edition thus (American Imprints 37980; NCBEL III, 383). One of two one-volume editions of Hemans' collected poetry issued shortly after her death. Previously owned by the famous abolitionist, John Brown, with his SIGNATURE on a preliminary blank. xx, [49] - 361, [5] pp.. Publisher's original deluxe, embossed black full-leather binding. AEG. Pale yellow eps.. Modest binding wear. PO siganture(s) [& stamp] of Julia, Henry & J.. M. Kendrick. Foxing throughout. A VG - VG+ copy.. Frontis.

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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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