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        [Op. 137 no. 3 / D408]. Drei Sonatinen für Piano-Forte und Violine componirt... Op. 137. No. [3]... No. 5848._49._50. No. 1. Pr f1.30 xC.M. / No. 2. f2._ [C.M.] / No. 3. f1.30 x[C.M.]. [Parts]

      Wien: Ant. Diabelli und Comp. [D. & C. No. 5850], 1836. First Edition. Deutsch p. 244. Hoboken 14, 501. Hirsch IV, 615. The Pianoforte part includes the Violino part on a third, cue-sized staff.. Folio. Disbound. Pianoforte: [i] (title), 2-15, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino: [i] (blank), 2-7, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Handstamps to title: "Musikhaus W. E. Fuchs Leihexemplar Seiten gezählt vollständig [blank]" to upper left corner and "Musikalienhandlung W. E. Fuchs (16) Frankfurt a.M. Bleichstrasse 66a" and "C.A. André Musikalien-Handlung Zeil D70" ["Frankfurt a.M"] to foot; manuscript annotation in pencil to first blank page of Violino part: "Schubert, 137 #3 Sonatine Violinstimme." Fingering, bowing, and articulation in pencil to first two movements of Violino part; indication in same hand to play second movement in 4/8 meter (instead of 2/4). Slightly soiled and foxed; occasional dampstaining; spine of Pianoforte part reinforced with lower plain paper wrapper added; André handstamp slightly cropped.

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        Meyer's Umiversum oder Abbildung und Beschreibung des Sehenswerthesten und Merkwurdigsten der Natur und Kunst auf der ganzen Erde

      Amsterdam and New York: Bibliographisches Institut. 1836, 1839, 1840, 1860. Four volumes bound in one. Thick oblong small quarto. 148; 130; 149; 184pp. Heavily illustrated. Quarter leather and cloth. Text in German. Front board detached, boards heavily worn, externally fair only, internally very good. .

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        The Dramatic Works And Poems of William Shakspeare : with Notes, original and selected, and introductory remarks [Shakespeare]

      New York: George Dearborn. Good with no dust jacket. 1836. Hardcover. Prof re-spined, corner dampstaining, heavy foxing. Solid Full leather with contemporary speckled boards and modern spines with gilt rulings and labels. Alexander L Dick engravings, including frontispieces, extra title pages and numerous plates. Marbled endpapers. Owner's label and two owner's signatures, representing three different generations of one family. American Imprints 1836 40135. Subtitle concludes: to each play, by Samuel Weller Singer, F S A. and A Life of the Poet by Charles Symmons, D D. In Two Volumes. Singer's edition of Shakespeare (including Symmons' Life) was first printed in England in 1826 and proved very popular in the American market (ref DNB + Lowndes). Two of two volumes, complete set of this nice, early, American illustrated,Singer edition of Shakespeare; illustrated by one of New York's better engravers of the period.; 522+596 in 2v pages .

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        Memoirs of the Life, Public and Private Adventures, of Madame Vestris

      1836. Signed. (VESTRIS, Eliza) GRIFFINHOOFE, Arthur, alleged pseudonym of COLMAN, George. Memoirs of the Life, Public and Private Adventures, of Madame Vestris; Formerly of the Theatre Royal San Carlos; and Now of the Theatres Royal Drury Lane & Covent Garden. London: John Duncombe, circa 1836. Octavo, contemporary full brown morocco, elaborately gilt-decorated spine, raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. $1800.Early edition of this biography of one of 19th-century LondonÂ’s most famous and controversial actresses, extra-illustrated with an autograph signed letter by Eliza Vestris, as well as dozens of color plates and black-and-white illustrations related to VestrisÂ’ life.At the beginning of the 19th century, opera singer and actress Eliza Vestris was one of the best known stars of the London stage. “Possessor of ‘one of the most luscious of low voices,Â’ great sprightliness and vivacity, a beautiful face, and ‘an almost faultless figure,” she made her debut in 1815 in an Italian opera at the KingÂ’s Theatre (DNB). From that point, she moved on to bigger and more noteworthy roles, including dramatic speaking parts, so-called “breeches” parts, and a wide variety of singing roles in which she always excelled. This work, though containing a number of scandalous and unproven anecdotes, was quite popular in its day and remains a valuable account due to its contemporary publication. Small chip to closely mounted letter, only occasional foxing and soiling to extra plates, light expert restoration to binding. A most desirable extra-illustrated copy in near-fine condition.

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        Historical Memoirs of His Own Time

      1836. WRAXALL, Sir N. W. Historical Memoirs of His Own Time. New Edition, Revised. Four volumes. WITH: Posthumous Memoirs of His Own Time. Second edition. Three volumes. London: Richard Bentley, 1836. Seven volumes in all. Octavo, early 20th-century three-quarter brown morocco, gilt-tooled spines, marbled boards and endpapers, raised bands, top edges gilt. $1750.Mixed edition set, handsomely bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe.With engraved frontispiece portraits in each volume and several additional engraved portrait plates. Wraxall was found guilty of libel against Count Woronozow (for statements in the Historical Memoirs) and was sentenced to six months imprisonment and a fine of £500. This set includes a later revised edition of the Historical Memoirs, which was first published in 1815, and the second edition of the Posthumous Memoirs. Vol. I of the Historical Memoirs includes at rear Wraxall's answers to his critics. “You are imprisoned for giving to future ages a perfect picture of our time, and as interesting as Clarendon” (Sir George Osborn in a note to Wraxall, Allibone III, 2857). Only occasional light foxing. A very handsome set.

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        Historical memoirs of his own time

      Richard Bentley, London 1836 - In four volumes. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume, and two further engraved plates. [Bound uniformly with:] WRAXALL, N. W. Posthumous memoirs of his own time. London. Richard Bentley, 1836. Second edition. In three volumes. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume, and three further engraved plates. Handsomely bound by Bayntun in recent brown half-morocco, plain blue cloth boards, spines richly gilt. Very slightest of wear to extremities, spines a trifle faded. Very light occasional foxing, else internally clean and crisp. A sumptuous set of the complete personal memoirs of travel writer, Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall (1751-1831). Historical memoirs first appeared in 1815, but was shortly thereafter revised and reissued due to numerous lawsuits claiming libel and a slew of negative reviews, indeed the Quarterly Review considered them nothing more than 'pompous gossip and inflated trash'. Wraxall thus decided to that the remainder of his memoirs be published posthumously. They would be printed in 1836 to greater success than the preceding volumes. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine on reviewing Posthumous memoirs praised Wraxall's 'dexterous mind', comparing him with Boswell. The Gentleman's Magazine contributed to this positive stance stating that the volumes '.will not be considered as one of the ephemeral productions of the day, but.will be consulted by those who wish to obtain information relative to one of the most eventful and interesting periods of English history.' Size: 8vo [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Oeuvres complètes de Paul-Louis Courier. Nouvelle édition augmentée d'un grand nombre de morceaux inédits, précédée d'un essai sur la vie et les écrits de l'auteur par Armand Carrel

      - Paulin et Perrotin, Paris 1836, 13x21cm, 4 volumes reliés. - La pubblicazione di parte originale. Bound in mezzo lutto menta verde retro in modo uniforme passato 4 nervi decorato ruote, tratteggiato e fili d'oro e un ferro freddo timbrato ripetuto tre volte, tappi strofinato, alcuni graffi e macchie di luce, qualche curva urtato, elegante vincolanti di tempo. Ritratto dell'autore come frontespizio del volume I. Foxing sparse, altrimenti buona copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition en partie originale. Reliure en demi chagrin vert menthe, dos uniformément passé à 4 nerfs orné de roulettes, pointillés et filets dorés et d'un fer estampé à froid répété trois fois, coiffes frottées, quelques épidermures et taches pâles, quelques coins émoussés, élégante reliure de l'époque. Portrait de l'auteur en frontispice du tome I. Rousseurs éparses, sinon bel exemplaire.

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        opera ad parisiensem fabrotianam editionem, Diligentissime exacta in tomos XIII distributaAuctiora atque emendatiora

      EX OFFICINA FRAT GIACHETI, PRATI 1836 - VOLUMI 13 IN 12 TOMI DI CUI IL DODICESIMO PRESENTA SUL DORSO NUMERAZIONE ROMANA ERRATA DATA 1836-43 VOL1 p1809, VOL2 p1401, VOL3 p1612, VOL4 p2901, VOL5 p2226(cop legg. stacc al margine sup.),VOL6 p 2282, VOL7 p2468, VOL8 p1698 (frontespizio mancante), VOL9 p2666, VOL10 p2320, VOL11 p 806, VOL12-13 p681+342LEGGERE TRACCE DI TARLO AL DORSO.PAGINAZIONE DOPPIA. TRACCIE D'UMIDO E BRUNITURE 0 MEZZA PELLE, MARMORIZZATA DORSO IN ORO

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        Cheret, Jules - Quinquina Dubonnet.

      DE BELLE EPOQUE NODIGT UIT VOOR EEN APERATIEFReclame Affiche ?? ?Quinquina Dubonnet??, lithografie ontworpen door Jules Ch?ret (1836-1932), gedrukt door Chaix te Parijs in 1896. Afmetingen: 125 x 89 cm. Ch?ret was de eerste die kleurenaffiches maakte, levendige ontwerpen voor cabaret, vari?t? en theater zoals Olympia, Folies Berg?res en Moulin Rouge. Later breidde hij zijn werk uit naar het maken van advertenties voor allerlei producten. Hij wordt gezien als de vader van de moderne lithografie en vader van de reclame affiche. Ch?ret maakte verschillende ontwerpen voor Quinquina Dubonnet, alle met een mooie jonge vrouw en een witte kat. Deze kat is een compliment aan mevrouw Dubonnet, wiens eigen kat in het bedrijfslogo was verwerkt. Hier zien we de jonge vrouw met het glas in haar hand, uitnodigen voor een aperitief. Met aandacht voor beeld in plaats van tekst, bracht Ch?ret een revolutie teweeg in de manier waarop posters werden vorm-gegeven. Hij meende dat een affiche niet noodzakelijkerwijs een product moest tonen, het was slechts van belang dat het bij de kijker een positieve reactie genereerde. Met zijn grote affiches met afbeeldingen van vrijdenkende dames, zette hij aan tot de emancipatie van de vrouw. Vrouwen werden vóór Ch?ret meestal afgebeeld als prostituee, of als puritein. Zijn zgn. ?Chr?rettes?? waren geen van beide. Het werkte merkbaar bevrijdend voor de vrouwen van Parijs, die nu decollet?s mochten dragen en konden roken in het openbaar. Vandaag de dag behoort Ch?ret tot de meest verzamelde kunstenaars uit de Belle Epoque. Prijs: ?2.450,- (incl. lijst, excl. BTW/VAT).

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        Jocelyn

      first edition.Binders half calf eggplant in small corners, back thinned on four bands set with golden garlands and adorned with golden florets, golden dates in tails, a foot spot back of the first volume, gilt fillets on marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, blankets and back (restored) preserved, elegant romantic pastiches bindings. Librairie de Charles Gosselin & Furne Paris 1836 14x22,5cm 2 volumes reliés

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        JACQUES J. LYONS' FOURTEEN PRINTED AND MANUSCRIPT RECEIPTS FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SURINAMME JEWISH CHARITY FUND, FROM HIS LAST 2 YEARS AS A CANTOR THERE, 1836-1837

      Paramaribo, The Nederlandsche Israelitische Gemeente 1836-37 - Original heavy rag paper. Collection consists of a 5"x 12" strip of 12 attached printed monthly coupons for the 12 months of 1837, each with what is presumably Lyons account nr (46) and with his name (Jacob Juda Lyons) and amount of contribution filled in, and a signature of of the treasurer at the bottom. Along the long edge of the strip of 12 coupons (clipped, perhaps removed from an accounts ledger as receipts) is printed in large font: "Bijdrage Ten Behoeve van het Armwezen der Nederlandsche Israelitische Gemeente" [Contribution to the Almsfund of the Dutch Jewish Community]. Also present is a separate coupon for February 1836, larger in size (8"x3") but with the same basic content, as well as a larger (7.5"x6") certificate dated 5597 (1837) from the AARME-KAS der Nederlandsche Israelitische Hoofd-Sijnagoge, [Charity Bureau of the Dutch Jewish Main Synagogue] in Suriname, documenting Lyons' contribution of 32.50 Guilders for what appears to be his membership (?) in the Synagogue as well as his offering. Lyons [his name more commonly written as Jacques Judah Lyons] (1813–1877) "was born in Surinam, Dutch Guiana on Menahem 25, 5573 (August 25, 1813). His parents, Judah Eleazar and Mary Asser Lyons, had emigrated to Surinam from Philadelphia in the early 1800s.Jacques began his career as a hazan in Surinam in Congregation Nevie Shalom, a synagogue founded by Spanish-Portuguese Jews. In 1836 he left for Philadelphia, his parents' home state, and was hired within a few months by Congregation Beth Shalome of Richmond, Virginia. He served Beth Shalome for two years, winning the high esteem of the congregation. In 1839, following the death of Rev. Isaac B. Mendez Seixas, he was elected Seixas' successor as minister of Congregation Shearith Israel of New York City. He married Grace Nathan, daughter of Seixas Nathan and Sarah Mendes Seixas in 1842. Jacques and Grace were blessed with three children: Julius J., Sarah, and Alfred. During his thirty-eight years of ministry, he became highly active in Jewish welfare and advocating Orthodox Judaism. He served as superintendent of the Shearith Israel's school, Polonies Talmud Torah; president of its benevolent society, Hebra Hased va-Emet; director of the Sampson Simson Jewish Seminary and Scientific Institute; and one of the founders of Jews Hospital, later renamed The Mount Sinai Hospital.In 1854, Jacques and Rabbi Abraham de Sola of Montreal collaborated in writing A Jewish Calendar for Fifty Years, a book that contained a comprehensive Jewish calendar, an essay on the Jewish calendar system, as well as historical information concerning Jewish communities in the United States, Canada, and the West Indies. Prior to 1861, and continuing to the end of his life, Jacques painstakingly gathered sources and information on United States Jewish history in the hopes of publishing his findings.Jacques died at the age of sixty-three on Elul 4, 5638, shortly before Rosh Hashanah (August 15, 1877). His funeral services were held on August 15, 1877 in Shearith Israel, and were conducted by his successor Rev. Dr. Henry Pereira Mendes, Rev. Dr. Abraham De Sola of Montreal, Rev. Samuel M. Isaacs of Congregations Shaarai Tefilla of New York, and Rev. Sabato Morais of Congregation Mikve Israel of Philadelphia. His niece through marriage, Emma Lazarus, wrote the poem "Rosh Hashanah, 5638" in his memory" (SocialArchive, 2015). From the collection of Rabbi David de Sola Pool, who, like Lyons, was also (later) a Rabbi at Shearith Israel and who authored the congregation's history, "An Old Faith in the New World: Portrait of Shearith Israel 1654-1954," which contains much about Lyons. Very Good Condition (KH-3-24) (ID# 36078)

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        La vie de Jésus-Christ et des apotres tirée des saints évangiles

      First edition, illustrated with a folding map of Palestine in 27 colors and laminated boards on chine.Binders full red morocco contemporary long grain (Russian leather) signed Malabert. spine smooth ornate a large plate. boards decorated with a large central iron cross-shaped and large bezel with various motifs. framing nets. Liners blue and red morocco on contreplats with geometric decoration. gilt edges. Slightly rubbed Caps. Rubbed corners. A snag a bottom border of 1cm. A hole on the lower joint of Volume 2.Splendid romantic binding signed lined leather. Pourrat frères Paris 1836 Grd. in-8 (17x26cm) 272pp. et 270pp. 2 volumes reliés

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        The Bronzes of Siris now in the British Museum. An archaeological essay. avec 2 vignettes et 5 planches hors-texte.

      Londres, W. Nicol, 1836. [4]+52+[4] pages pp. Peter Oluf Bröndsted (1780-1842) was a danish archaeologist who escavated in Italy and Greece before he returned to Denmark in 1832. Elephant folio. Contemporary half cloth with printed titellabel on spine. Spine worn at both ends smaller wear to binding . The plates with foxing. First Edition. 17020701

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        Wildgraf Eckart von der Wölpe. Eine Sage aus dem vierzehnten Jahrhunderte. Mit einem Kupfer.

      Leipzig, Wilhelm Lauffer, 1836. Titel + 3 n.n. Bll. + 262 + 2 S. Priv. Hld. der Zeit. 2. verb. Aufl. (Erstausgabe 1795 vgl. WG II 2). Mit dem Frontispiz. - Stärkere Gbrsp., ehemal. Bibliotheks-Expl. (St., Aufkl.), stockfleckig, berieben. - Klingemann, (Ernst) August (Friedrich), (1777 - 1831), studiert seit 1798 Rechtswissenschaften an der Univ. Jena und kam in Kontakt mit August Wilhelm Schlegel und seinem Kreis. 1800 gründete er mit Clemens Brentano die Zeitschrift \"Memnon\", von der nur ein Band erschien. 1801 in seine Heimatstadt Braunschweig zurückgekehrt, wurde Klingemann freier Mitarbeiter der \"Zeitung für die elegante Welt\" und widmete sich seiner 1895 begonnenen schriftstellerischen Tätigkeit als Bühnen- und Romanautor. Er verfaßte die 1804 unter Pseudonym erschienenen Nachtwachen des Bonaventura. Beachtung beim zeitgenössischen Publikum fanden seine historischen Schauspiele (Heinrich von Wolfenschießen, 1806). Seit 1806 arbeitete er außerdem als Registrator, bis er 1810 Oberregisseur und 1814 Mitdirektor der Waltherschen Gesellschaft wurde. Seit 1818 wirkte Klingemann als Direktor des neugegründeten Braunschweiger Nationaltheaters (seit 1826 Hoftheater), an dem 1829 unter seiner Regie die erste öffentliche Aufführung von Goethes Faust stattfand. In K.s dreibändigem, autobiographische Notizen enthaltenden Werk Kunst und Natur (1819-28) stehen dramaturgische Fragen im Vordergrund. (DBE) - Sehr selten! Versand D: 7,00 EUR Alte Literatur

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        L embarcadère. Junge Frau an einer Schiffslände.

      - Kaltnadel in Braun, signiert. 43,5:28 cm. Delteil, S. 385. – Klar zeichnender Abdruck mit zartem Plattenton auf Bütten. Mit zwei Bereibungen in der Oberfläche. Ranft war als Landschaftsmaler, Vedutenzeichner und Radierer tätig. Seine Ausbildung absolvierte er bei E. Sordet (1836-1915) und A. Dumont (1828-1894) in Genf. Anschließend zog er nach Paris.

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        Caratteri stranieri, raccolti, scritti ed incisi da Antonio Rodi nell' anno 1836.

      Milano, Pagani Litografia, 1836. - Oblong 4to (327 x 154 mm). Dedication leaf and 10 engraved leaves of alphabet specimens, lithographed throughout. In the publisher's original lithographed wrappers. Only edition of this collection of alphabet specimens, comprising Arabic, Syriac, Chaldaic, Hebrew (in two versions), Greek, "Illyric", "Egyptian", "Saracen", and "Indian". The author dedicated his effort to Conte Livio Benvenuti Clavello - Slightly browned and brownstained throughout. Contemporary ink ownership "Biagio G." on dedication leaf. Rare; only two copies in Italian libraries (Biblioteca statale di Cremona & Biblioteca nazionale Marciana, Venice). ICCU VEA\0176272. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Abr'm Prescott's Confession of the Murder of Mrs. Sally Cochran...

      1836. "Oh! Lust, Accursed Lust! 'Twas This for Which I Did the Deed" [Broadside]. [Murder]. Private Individual at the Bar. Abr'm Prescott's Confession of the Murder of Mrs. Sally Cochran of Pembroke, N.H.--June 23, 1833. [Concord, NH.?: S.n., 1836. 17" x 11-1/2" broadside. Two-columns of verse in twenty stanzas within woodcut ornamental border, text headed by large woodcut vignette of a coffin. Light browning and a few minor stains, faint horizontal and vertical fold line, chipping to edges, section lacking from bottom margin, just touching bottom right corner of border, a few tears along fold lines with no loss to text, later repairs to verso. $2,500. * Abraham Prescott was found guilty of the murder of Sally Cochran in two separate trials held in Concord in September 1834 and September 1835. Despite a well-crafted insanity defense, he was sentenced to be hanged on December 23, 1835, in Hopkinton, New Hampshire. The execution was postponed to January 6, 1836. The verse account in this broadside presents the murder as a crime of passion: "Oh! lust, accursed lust! 'twas this for which I did the deed; Forfeiting heaven, and life, and bliss, Forfeiting all I need." See McDade, The Annals of Murder 769. OCLC locates 7 copies (American Antiquarian Society, Brown, Dartmouth, Harvard, Peabody Essex Museum, University of Michigan, Yale).

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        Sangene i Festen paa Kenilworth, romantisk Syngestykke i tre Acter.

      Kjøbenhavn (Copenhagen), (1836). Lovely later brown half calf by Anker Kyster, with gilt lines to spine and gilt title-label to front board. Beautiful patterned paper over boards and lovely patterned end-papers. With the book plates of Eiler Høeg and Bøgh to indside of front board. With Eiler Høeg's owner's indscription to the original front free end-paper and a note underneath describing who the presentation-inscription is for. First and last leaves browned and brownspotted. Title-page re-enforced at inner hinge. A charming copy with Andersen's short but warm and exhaustive one-line presentation-inscription to bottom of title-page. A magnificent presentation-copy of the first edition of Andersen's famous operetta, which he based upon Walter Scott's novel and to which the music was composed by the great Weyse. The work contains Andersen's famous tribute-poem to America and is considered one of his best opererettas, in spite of the fact the he himself was not completely satisfied with it. The wonderful presentation-inscription in Andersen's own hand, which merely reads "For/ the Mother" is arguably the shortest known presentation-inscription from him and portrays his extremely close and intimate relationship with his "mother", Signe Læssøe, who was closer to him than anyone else. Signe Læssøe (1781-1870) is remembered today because of her intimate friendship with Andersen, whom she met for the first time in 1828, when he was 23 years old. After she became a widow, the two began a lifelong correspondence, which spans the entire adult life of one of the most famous authors in the world, from his first attempts as a poet until he died an international celebrity.Signe Læssøe was a woman of the enlightened middle class, who opened her heart and home to the young poet who would later become one of the most celebrated writers of all time. Her motherly air and feelings towards Andersen as well as her solid critical sense and high standards of quality meant that she became one of the most important people in Andersen's life. Together with his benefactor, Collin, Signe Læssøe more than any other influenced Andersen's development, both personal and professional, and helped him find the genre of writing for which he would later be world-famous.Andersen himself states in his memoirs that Signe Læssøe, together with Collin, was the person that meant the most to him and to his development as an author. He writes about her as the most loving of "mothers" and and intimate confidante. She was compassionate, involved, and encouraging, and she helped turn Andersen's eye to the beauties of nature and the poetry of life, sculpting the great writer he was to become. She believed in his qualities as a poet and more than any other helped him become who he was - one of the greatest and most compassionate authors in the world. The shortness of the inscription bears witness to their intimate relationship - there was need for no other words than "for the mother", for that was what she was, with all what that holds - the person who listened to him, who gave him advise both personal and professional, who helped him become the person and writer that he was. And had it been signed in his name, all would have been different, for what mother would not know that this was from her child? As such, the present presentation-inscription is probably one of the most intimate Andersen-presentations that we will ever find and one of the most beautiful - in its shortness it says it all, much more than word upon word would be able to, even Andersen's words. _________________________________________________________________The present work written by Andersen was set to music by the renowned composer Weyse and constitutes Weyse's last operetta and contains one of his finest ouvertures. Almost all famous Danish composers have composed music to texts by Andersen, including such international fames as C.E.F. Weyse and Carl Nielsen. Weyse was the grand composer of the generation before Andersen and thus got to know Andersen as a young man. As such, Weyse came to play more the role as a benefactor to the young author. Andersen thus accepted a cooperated between the two based very much upon the conditions of the composer. The result was splendid, namely "Festen paa Kenilworth", which was based upon Walter Scott's novel from 1821. Andersen, however, was never completely satisfied with the result, perhaps because he let Weyse take the lead, and he thus chose only to publish the songs from the play, merely six days after the play premiered. These songs have become very famous and include "Hyrden græsser sine Faar" and the famous tribute-song to America. BFN: 285.

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        Die Versteinerungen Des Norddeutschen Oolithen-Gebirges.

      Hannover Im Verlage der Hahn'schen Hofbuchhandlung, 1836 - 218 Seiten + XVI Tafeln Buch dem Alter entsprechend in gutem Zustand. Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar. Angaben zum Zustand und detaillierte Fotos auf Anfrage. petrominera_alt. Q-084 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000

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        La Turquie; ses ressources, son organisation municipale, son commerce, suivis des considérations sur l'état du commerce anglais dans le Levant. Traduit de l'Anglais par Xav. Raymond. Ouvrage précédé d'une Introduction par M.G.D.E., Ex-Membre du bureau d'économie publique à Athènes.

      Arthus Bertrand,, Paris, 1836 - Tre parti in due volumi di cm. 21, pp. vii (1) 472; (6) vi, 240; (4) 256. Con una carta geografica stampata su carta forte e più volte ripiegata f.t. Legatura del tempo in mezza pelle con punte, dorsi lisci con titoli e fregi in oro. Qualche fioritura sparsa alle carte di testo e segni di abile restauro alle legature, complessivamente opera genuina e ben conservata. Prima edizione francese di quest'opera che offre una completa panoramica sullo stato della Turchia della prima metà dell'800. Interessante e non comune. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Application générale du fer, de la fonte de la tôle et des poteries dans les constructions civiles, industrielles et militaires, dans celles des pont fixes ou suspendus, des chemins de fer, des écluses et des digues à la mer, etc. , etc. COMPLET DES 2 VOLUMES

      1836. Paris, J. C Blosse, Librairie - éditeur 1836 pour le premier volume et Paris, Carillan Goeury et Vor Dalmont éditeur 1841 pour le tome 2. 2 volumes grands in-folio (45 x 30 cm). Le tome 1 est en plein cartonnage vert de l'époque, dos lisse titre doré. Le tome second demi-toile verte, dos lisse, titre doré en dos. Tome 1 : Traité de construction en poteries et fer, à l'usage des batimens civils, industriels et militaires. Suivi d'un recueil de machines appropriées à l'art de batir. Dédié à Mm. les Architectes, officiers du génie, et entrepreneurs de maçonnerie et de serrurerie. Avec 66 planches gravées par Hibon. 1 feuillet blanc, faux-titre, titre, 1 feuillet non chiffré, 72 pages de texte sur 2 colonne, 51 planches + 19 pages de texte ( recueil de machines appropriées à l'art de batir et à diverses opérations de l'industrie) + 15 planches, 1 feuillet blanc. Mouillure en marge basse des premiers feuillets et quelques rousseurs essentiellement en début de volume. Tome 2 : Traité de l'application du fer, de la fonte et de la tôle dans les constructions civiles, industrielles et militaires ; dans celles des ponts fixes ou suspendus, des chemins de fer, des écluses et des digues à la mer, etc., etc. . suivi d'un aperçu sur l'art d'ériger les tuyaux de cheminées en briques d'après le nouveau système. Dédié à tous les constructeurs. Mémoire sur la construction de nouveaux planchers destinés à rendre les batiments incombustibles ; par feu P. -D. Bazaine, Lieutenant Général du Génie. Avec 80 planches gravées par Hibon et Ad. Leblanc. 1 feuillet blanc, faux-titre, titre, 2 feuillets non chiffrés, 115 pages de texte sur 2 colonnes, 63 planches dont 1 sur double page, titre (aperçu sur l'art d'ériger les tuyaux de cheminées en briques d'après le nouveau système), 8 pages de texte sur 2 colonnes, 4 planches hors-texte, titre (mémoire sur la construction de nouveaux planchers destinés à rendre les batimens incombustibles par Feu P. - D. Bazaine), 32 pages de texte, 13 planches hors texte. Quelques petites rousseurs pâles. Les coins sont légèrement émoussés. Rare ensemble complet et en édition originale.

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        Souvenir de Venise - Par J. Pividor

      Venise / Venedig, Chez J. C. Eckschlager, Editeur. San Marco - All Ascensione - 1836. - 15 Blätter, Gio. Pividor dis. - Prem. Lit. Veneta. - Einband am Rücken beschädigt, gute Bindung, Blätter tlw am Rand gering fleckig, alles in allem aber Blätter in wirklich gutem Zustand. Sehr selten, sehr schön. 15 verschiedene Motive von Venedig.

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        Sydney - after Mesnard, 1838.

      PANORAMA OF SYDNEY FROM THE RAREST OF ALL FRENCH PACIFIC VOYAGE ACCOUNTS?Vue de Sydney et l?entr?e de la Rivi?re de Paramatta (1ere et 2eme feuille)?. Two lithographs by Thierry and Sabatier after Theodore Mesnard. From the Atlas to the Voyage autour du Monde sur la fregate Venus pendant les anne?es 1836-1839 (plates 63 and 64). Published in Paris, 1842. With original hand colouring. Size (each) approx. 20 x 44 cm.Under the cover of scientific research, the French Restoration rivived the tradition of great discoveries. The expedition under the command of admiral Du Petit-Thouars of the frigate Venus, searched for ports of call or territories to conquer. Mesnard a naval cadet, was the artist on board of the Venus. The French expedition visited Sydney for two weeks in November 1838. The voyage caused a stir in British circles around the world, as it was rumoured that it intended to claim New Zealand as a colony.The view of Sydney is from ta point on the harbour north-east of Pinchgut, shown as a rocky outcrop in centre foreground. At the extreme left is Garden Island and the spire of St James Church appears above Mrs Macquaries Point. Beyond is the entrance to Parramatta River, with Goat Island front right, and the Venus sailing in the foreground.The locals called Pinchgut Mat-te-wan-ye, the Europeans first called it Rock Island. Later hewn down, reconstructed and renamed Fort Denison, but in the imagined world of convict Sydney, always called Pinchgut. It was the location of supposed dark deeds and generator of cheerfully black urban myths. Visions of the remnants of a man called Morgan, strung up on a gibbet and swinging in the breeze, his decayed remains intended to act as an exemple to others. Comdemned to hang for murder, when asked for any last words, he is supposed to have calmly surveyed the scene and remarked ?you have here indeed a beautiful harbour.?Literature: "Sydney Vistas - panoramic views 1788-1995", catalogue to the exhibition at the Focus Gallery, Museum of Sydney (1995), no. 10. Price (for the pair): ?2.450,-.

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        SKETCHES BY "BOZ," [FIRST AND SECOND SERIES] Illustrative of Every-day Life and Every-day People.

      John Macrone 1837 1836 - First editions. Three volumes. Finely bound by Bayntun in recent full red morocco, with raised bands, gilt borders to covers and titles to spine. Gilt cartouche depicting Dickens in an oval frame to the upper cover and his signature embossed in gilt to the lower cover of each volume. All edges gilt. A little browning to the plates in vol. I, otherwise a fine, clean set in a handsome binding. Twenty-six steel engraved plates by George Cruikshank (sixteen in the first series and ten in the second). Dickens's career as a writer of fiction began in 1833, when as a political journalist, he wrote a series of 'sketches' or observations on society, under the pen name of Boz, to be published in The Monthly Magazine. In 1835, acquaintance and young publisher John Macrone approached Dickens with the idea of publishing his stories in book form, offering £100 for the copyright. As Dickens's income at the time was £382 a year, this was a princely sum, and he approached the project with some enthusiasm, rewriting a number of the previously published stories and adding some new ones, notably 'A Visit to Newgate' and 'The Black Veil'. A further feather in the caps of both author and publisher was securing the services of the much better known George Cruikshank to illustrate the book, which instigated a relationship that was to be mutually fruitful throughout much of Dickens's and Cruikshank's careers. Sketches by Boz was published in 1836, to glowing reviews, helped in no small way by Dickens's own literary and journalistic contacts, and sold smartly, so that a second edition was published within the year, followed by a third in the following year. The book was the catalyst to Dickens's meteoric rise to literary fame that would in due course lead to him being regarded as the foremost writer of the Victorian age. It is likely that 'Sketches' was originally conceived as a three volume work, but that Dickens wanted to include more material than would comfortably fit into a uniform third volume, so it was decided to issue two volumes followed by a separate 'second series' some ten months later. Exact publication numbers are not known, but Macrone was a small establishment, so it is unlikely that each edition consisted of more that a couple of thousand copies. Smith 1&2; Sadleir 699 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Autoplastie ou restauration des parties du corps qui ont été détruites, à la faveur d'un emprunt fait à d'autres parties plus ou moins éloignées.

      Paris, Baillère, 1836. ____ Première édition du premier traité de chirurgie plastique en général. Frédéric Philippe Blandin (1798-1849) fait d'abord l'historique de l'autoplastie depuis un temps indéterminé jusqu'à son époque; puis traite des différentes espèces d'autoplasties et des moyens opératoires pour les pratiquer. C'est la première édition sous forme de livre; le texte ayant été publié comme thèse la même année. ***** "Autoplastic surgery, or the restoration of parts of the body which have been destroyed by borrowing from other parts more or less distant." First edition in book form of the first treatise on plastic surgery in general. First published in the same year as a thesis. The author developped a number of new surgical techniques for use in rhinoplasty, and is known eponymously for "Blandin's glands". Garrison-Morton 5743.1 : "The first treatise on plastic surgery in general, criticised by Zeis (No. 5743.4) for its bias against the achievements of German surgeons. This is the first commerical edition." In-8. [201 x 123 mm] Collation : 226, (2) pp. Demi-chagrin, dos à nerfs orné. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        USA and Canada - Andrien Brué, 1836.

      ? DETAILED MAP OF USA AND CANADA ?Nouvelle Carte des Etats-Unis, des Haut et Bas-Canada, de la Nouv.le-Ecosse, du Bouv.au-Brunswick, de Terre-Neuve &c.? Engraving by Adrien Hubert Brué, published in Paris 1836 by A. Logerot. With original colouring. Size: 64 x 95 cm.Large and scarce map showing the United States east of the Texas panhandle and Arkansas and Missouri River valleys, which are divided into the Ozark, Osage, Sioux, and Mandan Indian Districts. The map is beautifully engraved and incredibly detailed, particularly of the roads and railroads. Notations throughout concern the Indian tribes, river courses, and early western trails. Includes seven insets: Newfoundland, Southern Florida, Western United States, Philadelphia & Trenton vicinity, New York City vicinity, Boston vicinity and Baltimore & Washington. With a long reference ? in French - to earlier cartographers of the region and lots of cartographic information throughout the map. All surrounded in a bold keyboard style border.Brué was one of the most important French cartographers of the first half of the 19th century. His maps are characterised by precision, delicate shape, clarity and beautiful details. His work includes numerous historical and political maps. Probably influenced by Alexander von Humboldt?s work in Paris (including as president of the Société de Géographie de Paris) and his communicative way of conducting science, Brué?s maps distinguish themselves in their topicality. Brué was influenced by various exploratory travels, such as the expedition of Lewis and Clark and Humboldt?s trip to America.Price: ?750,- (excl. BTW/VAT).

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        Picciola [ édition originale ]

      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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        Narrative of the Arctic Land Expedition

      1836. First Edition . BACK, George. Narrative of the Arctic Land Expedition to the Mouth of the Great Fish River and Along the Shores of the Arctic Ocean in the Years 1833, 1834, 1835. London: John Murray, 1836. Thick octavo, period-style half brown calf gilt, original cloth spine label retained, marbled boards. $2500.First edition, octavo issue of this extraordinary account of BackÂ’s journey down the uncharted Great Fish River, with 16 full-page engravings and lithographs produced by Finden and Haghe after drawings by Back himself, and a large folding map, also by Back.“A breathtaking recital of continuous adventure,” George BackÂ’s expedition charted over 1200 miles of new territory and made important observations on the Aurora Borealis, all while working under appalling conditions (Mirsky, 122). The original purpose of the trek was to determine the fate of the second Ross expedition, which had set out in 1829 and was feared lost in the Arctic Ocean. Back, a veteran of the Franklin expeditions, volunteered to lead an overland expedition north along the Great Fish River, which extends from the Rae Strait to the Great Slave Lake in northern Canada, west of HudsonÂ’s Bay. Notified that Ross had returned safely to England, Back was directed to proceed with an expedition of discovery during which he found the river now named for him. “As a literary composition this work may rank higher than any former volume produced by the northern expeditions” (Edinburgh Review). Twelve pages of publisherÂ’s advertisements at rear. Published simultaneously with the scarce quarto large-paper edition of the same year. Arctic Bibliography 851. Staton & Tremaine 1873. Graff 130. Wagner-Camp 58b:1. Field 64. Sabin 2613. Bookplate.Text and plates generally quite clean, light foxing to first few leaves, tape repair to one fold of map. A near-fine copy.

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        SECRETARIA DE JUSTICIA Y NEGOCIOS ECLESIASTICOS. EL EXMO. SR. PRESIDENTE INTERINO DE LA REPUBLICA MEXICANA SE HA SERVIDO DIRIGIRME EL DECRETO QUE SIGUE...ERIGIR UN OBISPADO EN LAS DOS CALIFORNIAS...

      Mexico, 1836. Broadside, 11 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches, on a folded folio sheet. Contemporary manuscript correction to one word of text, contemporary manuscript notes in upper and lower margin showing transmittal of the document, signed by Amado de la Vega. Two pertinent passages underscored in red pencil. Very good. In a half calf and cloth folding box, spine gilt. Of the highest importance in the religious history of California, this decree provides for the establishment of the first bishopric in California. This decree came on the heels of the secularization of the California missions, which had been the foundation of religious organization there. The procedures for establishing a separate diocese and appointing a new bishop are given, the bishop to be chosen by the government based on the recommendation of the cabildo metropolitano and proposed to the Pope. The government would grant an annual stipend of 6000 pesos to fund the bishopric, which would also have at its disposal monies from the Pious Fund. The decree was issued by Mexican President Jose Justo Corro, and bears the printed signature of Joaquin de Iturbide. We are unable to locate any copies of this decree on OCLC. Rare and important.

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        Lo spirito della storia naturale: tratto da Buffon e da' suoi continuatori. Seconda edizione.

      Giuseppe Antonelli, Venezia, 1836. 6 v. (575 p., 79 c. di tav., 1 antip. calcogr., 1 ritratto inciso; 536 p., 72 c. di tav., 1 antip. calcogr.; 556 p., 76 c. di tav., 1 antip. calcogr.; 587 p., 93 c. di tav., 1 antip. calcogr.; 545 p., 112 c. di tav., 1 antip. calcogr.; 275 p., 65 c. di tav., 1 antip. calcogr.), 26 cm, m.t. Buono, ordinari segni d'uso e del tempo. ICCU. Legatura dei primi del novecento con dorso in tela e piatti marmorizzati, etichette in carta ai dorsi con i titoli a china in bella grafia d'epoca. Il IV v. è in prima edizione del tutto uguale (formato, legatura, tavole) alla seconda. Bella opera (completa secondo ICCU e secondo l'elenco delle tavole contenuto in ciascun volume) con 503 tavole incise in rame da Aliprandi, G.Dala, Moretti, G.Rosaspina, G.A.Sasso e M.Zuliani. Ceresoli p.116. Nissen ZBI, 736. Le tavole che adornano questo compendio sono tratte dall'edizione di Buffon (integrata con quella di Lacepede) del 1820, stampata a Venezia da Giuseppe Molinari in 40 v. e sono così suddivise: 1 ritratto dell'autore (in antiporta al primo volume), 5 frontespizi incisi (che precedono quelli a stampa), 79 tavole con la rappresentazione di Mammiferi, 126 di Uccelli, 22 di Rettili e Anfibi, 93 di Pesci (in realtà 4 tav. sono dedicate ai Cetacei), 112 di Artropodi e 65 di Molluschi (in questo gruppo sono inclusi anche altri invertebrati). Serie completa, oltre che di tutte le tavole, di tutti i frontespizi incisi e del ritratto dell'autore spesso mancanti.

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        VOYAGE PITTORESQUE À NAPLES ET EN SICILE. Nouvelle édition, corrigée, augmentée et mise dans un meilleur ordre, par P.-J. Charrin. [4 volumes].

      1836 - Paris, Houdaille, 1836. Quatre tomes in-8 (136 X 211 mm) demi-basane fauve, dos lisse cloisonné et orné de fers dorés, pièces de titre et de tomaison veau noir, tranches marbrées (reliure de l'époque). Tome I : LXXIX-460 pages - Tome II : (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre, 587 pages - Tome III : (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre, 522 [pour 520] pages - Tome IV : (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre, 614 pages. Plusieurs coiffes refaites, pièces de titre et de tomaison renouvelées, rousseurs, cerne de mouillure claire dans la marge latérale droite du tome IV. TROISIÈME ÉDITION de cet ouvrage dont l'édition originale parue au format grand in-folio en 1781-86, et qui reprend l'édition in-octavo parue en 1828 chez Dufour avec les additions de Charrin. TEXTE SEUL, sans l'atlas. L'abbé Jean-Claude RICHARD DE SAINT-NON (1727-1791), graveur, dessinateur et amateur d'art français, se lia en Italie avec les peintres Fragonard et Hubert Robert avec lesquels il entreprit son voyage à Naples et en Sicile. Il dessina, concuremment avec ces derniers, les sites remarquables, les plus beaux monuments artistiques et se mit ensuite à graver beaucoup de planches à l'eau-forte. Vivant Denon collabora également à cette vaste entreprise éditoriale, en rédigeant notamment l'essentiel de la partie qui concerne la Sicile, et qui est la part la plus importante de l'ouvrage. Chamfort, Faujas de Saint-Fond, Romé de Lisle, Dolomieu, collaborèrent également à la partie scientifique et littéraire de l'ouvrage. Les additions de Pierre-Joseph CHARRIN (1784-1863) consistent en un chapitre contenant la "Description des Étrusques", des notes historiques et géographiques, une analyse détaillée de l'ouvrage et une notice biographique de Richard de Saint-Non. (Quérard, VIII, 360 - Brunet, V, 56 - "Grand Larousse du XIXe", T. XIV, page 78). BON EXEMPLAIRE, conservé dans sa reliure de l'époque. GOOD COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Cheret, Jules - Quinquina Dubonnet.

      DE BELLE EPOQUE NODIGT UIT VOOR EEN APERATIEFReclame Affiche ?? ?Quinquina Dubonnet?', lithografie ontworpen door Jules Chéret (1836-1932), gedrukt door Chaix te Parijs in 1896. Afmetingen: 125 x 89 cm. Chéret was de eerste die kleurenaffiches maakte, levendige ontwerpen voor cabaret, variété en theater zoals Olympia, Folies Bergères en Moulin Rouge. Later breidde hij zijn werk uit naar het maken van advertenties voor allerlei producten. Hij wordt gezien als de vader van de moderne lithografie en vader van de reclame affiche. Chéret maakte verschillende ontwerpen voor Quinquina Dubonnet, alle met een mooie jonge vrouw en een witte kat. Deze kat is een compliment aan mevrouw Dubonnet, wiens eigen kat in het bedrijfslogo was verwerkt. Hier zien we de jonge vrouw met het glas in haar hand, uitnodigen voor een aperitief. Met aandacht voor beeld in plaats van tekst, bracht Chéret een revolutie teweeg in de manier waarop posters werden vorm-gegeven. Hij meende dat een affiche niet noodzakelijkerwijs een product moest tonen, het was slechts van belang dat het bij de kijker een positieve reactie genereerde. Met zijn grote affiches met afbeeldingen van vrijdenkende dames, zette hij aan tot de emancipatie van de vrouw. Vrouwen werden vóór Chéret meestal afgebeeld als prostituee, of als puritein. Zijn zgn. ?Chrérettes?' waren geen van beide. Het werkte merkbaar bevrijdend voor de vrouwen van Parijs, die nu decolletés mochten dragen en konden roken in het openbaar. Vandaag de dag behoort Chéret tot de meest verzamelde kunstenaars uit de Belle Epoque. Prijs: ?2.450,- (incl. lijst, excl. BTW/VAT).

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        La Jérusalem délivrée, poème du Tasse, traduit en françois, par le Prince Le Brun

      Lefèvre, 1836. In - 8 (215 x 137 mm), maroquin vert, dos lisse orné, plats finement orné d'un décor central à froid à la "cathédrale", avec encadrements de filets et de dentelle, double filet de coupes, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées (reliure d'époque). Illustré d'un portrait de l'auteur et 3 gravures hors texte d'après C. Rogier, gravés sur acier par Geoffroy, Berlier et Goutu. Traduction française du Prince le Brun, avec le texte italien au bas des pages. Notice sur la vie du Tasse. (quelques petits frottements, rousseurs). / / Octavo (215 x 137 mm), green morocco, smooth spine tooled, covers nicely tooled with a central blind pattern (called "cathedrale" style), with gilt fillet and dentelle borders, double fillets on turns - in, inner dentelle, gilt edges (contemporary binding). Illustrated with a portrait of the author and 3 plates after C. Rogier, steel - engraved by Geoffroy, Berlier and Goutu. French translation of Prince Le Brun, with the italian text on bottom of pages. Text about the life of the author. (some little rubbings, brownings).

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        Sydney - after Mesnard, 1838.

      PANORAMA OF SYDNEY FROM THE RAREST OF ALL FRENCH PACIFIC VOYAGE ACCOUNTS?Vue de Sydney et l?entrée de la Rivière de Paramatta (1ere et 2eme feuille)?. Two lithographs by Thierry and Sabatier after Theodore Mesnard. From the Atlas to the Voyage autour du Monde sur la fregate Venus pendant les anne?es 1836-1839 (plates 63 and 64). Published in Paris, 1842. With original hand colouring. Size (each) approx. 20 x 44 cm.Under the cover of scientific research, the French Restoration rivived the tradition of great discoveries. The expedition under the command of admiral Du Petit-Thouars of the frigate Venus, searched for ports of call or territories to conquer. Mesnard a naval cadet, was the artist on board of the Venus. The French expedition visited Sydney for two weeks in November 1838. The voyage caused a stir in British circles around the world, as it was rumoured that it intended to claim New Zealand as a colony.The view of Sydney is from ta point on the harbour north-east of Pinchgut, shown as a rocky outcrop in centre foreground. At the extreme left is Garden Island and the spire of St James Church appears above Mrs Macquaries Point. Beyond is the entrance to Parramatta River, with Goat Island front right, and the Venus sailing in the foreground.The locals called Pinchgut Mat-te-wan-ye, the Europeans first called it Rock Island. Later hewn down, reconstructed and renamed Fort Denison, but in the imagined world of convict Sydney, always called Pinchgut. It was the location of supposed dark deeds and generator of cheerfully black urban myths. Visions of the remnants of a man called Morgan, strung up on a gibbet and swinging in the breeze, his decayed remains intended to act as an exemple to others. Comdemned to hang for murder, when asked for any last words, he is supposed to have calmly surveyed the scene and remarked ?you have here indeed a beautiful harbour.?Literature: "Sydney Vistas - panoramic views 1788-1995", catalogue to the exhibition at the Focus Gallery, Museum of Sydney (1995), no. 10. Price (for the pair): ?2.450,-.

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        Works

      1836. BROWNE, Thomas. Works. Including His Life and Correspondence. Edited by Simon Wilkin. London: William Pickering, 1835-36. Four volumes. Octavo, contemporary full red morocco, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spines and dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. $1600.Later edition, with engraved frontispiece portrait and plates, folding genealogical charts and a facsimile of BrowneÂ’s last will and testament, beautifully bound by Chambolle-Duru.The Works include the Religio Medici, Pseudodoxia Epidemica, Garden of Cyrus, memoirs, correspondence, unpublished papers and more. “By turns credulous and sceptical, Sir Thomas Browne is one of the most unusual of the great writers of the 17th centuryÂ… What he demands is the liberty to be guided by his own reason” (PMM 131). “His qualities served to foster a general interest in science and, above all, to illuminate thought by truth concerning the material world” (DSB 2, 523). Slight rubbing to outer hinges. A beautifully bound set.

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        Oeuvres complètes de Paul-Louis Courier. Nouvelle édition augmentée d'un grand nombre de morceaux inédits, précédée d'un essai sur la vie et les écrits de l'auteur par Armand Carrel

      Publishing partly original. Bound in half green mint shagreen back evenly past 4 nerves decorated wheels, dashed and golden threads and a stamped cold iron repeated three times, caps rubbed, some scuffs and light spots, a few corners bumped, elegant binding of time. Portrait of the author as a frontispiece of Volume I. Scattered foxing, otherwise good copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Paulin et Perrotin Paris 1836 13x21cm 4 volumes reliés

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        Hauptmomente aus dem Leben Sr. Majestät Franz I. Kaisers von Oesterreich.

      Vienna, Lithographisches Institut, (1833-1836). - Series of 21 lithographs, ca. 700 x 500 mm each. A complete set of this "extremely popular lithographic series" (cf. Telesko, p. 163) which was first announced in September 1831: originally, a total of twenty prints showing "principal moments" from the life of Emperor Franz II (I) were planned, to be issued at monthly or bi-monthly intervals. Even at this point early versions of the first and second plate were available, and the third would be published in October (cf. Wiener Zeitung 214 [29 Sept. 1831], p. 1214). From 1833 onwards, the title "Hauptmomente" was used (instead of the previous "Lebensmomente" or simply "Momente"), demonstrating that the present set was issued after this point. In what must have been a departure from the artists' original plan, the set was completed after Franz's death with two plates showing the Emperor on his death-bed, bidding his family farewell (the 20th leaf) and his burial in the crypt of the Augustinerkirche (the 21st and final leaf). Hoechle, the illustrator, died but months after Emperor Franz, and he is said to have sketched the latter scene on the spot and finished the drawing as one of his very last works. In commemoration, the lithographer Wolf added a portrait of his late colleage at the picture's far right, with his sketching portfolio under his arm. The original watercolours, measuring but a quarter of the lithographs' size, were part of the Imperial Fideikomissbibliothek until the early 20th century and now repose in the Albertina (cf. Huber-Frischeis, p. 472f.). - "Hoechle's suite offers a selection from the principal events in the life of the emperor, a mixture of ceremonial events (crownings), acts of charity, battles, triumphal entries, encounters with other monarchs, and homages by the estates [.] Wolf's series was instrumental in shaping the posthumous public image of the ruler by creating a canonical epic in pictures" (cf. Telesko, p. 191). - Dust- and waterstained, edges and margins limp and frayed, some tears (occasionally touching the caption). Rarely encountered complete with all plates, as here: only three incomplete sets traced in the last decades' auction records. Wurzbach IX, 91. Huber-Frischeis/Knieling/Valenta, Die Privatbibliothek Kaiser Franz' I. von Österreich 1784-1835 (2015), p. 472-483. Telesko, Geschichtsraum Österreich I, p. 163, 191 & passim.

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        Moggs New Plan of London

      

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        Narrative of a Residence in Koordistan

      , 1836. 1836. First Edition . (KURDISTAN) RICH, Claudius James. Narrative of a Residence in Koordistan, and on the Site of Ancient Nineveh; with Journal of a Voyage Down the Tigris to Bagdad and an Account of a Visit to Shirauz and Persepolis. London: James Duncan, 1836. Two volumes. Octavo, modern half brown calf gilt, raised bands, black and green morocco spine labels, marbled boards. $3200.First edition of Rich

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        Bruchstucke aus einigen Reisen nach dem sudlichen Russland in den Jahren 1822 bis 1828. : Mit besonderer Rucksicht auf die Nogayen = Tartaren am Asowschen Meere.

      Germany: St. Gallen; Huber und Comp., 1836. xx, 496 pages of text, followed by one page of errata and one page containing an index to the illustrations. Original hardcover binding of paper-covered boards, with the original handwritten paper spine label; moderate shelfwear and soiling, including some softening/bumping to the corners. Minor browning and minimal foxing to the text. Complete with 15 lithographed plates, of which 12 are hand-colored, including one fold-out plate and a fold out map with outline color. The lithographs show Tartar costume, habitations and examples of Tartar & Turkish handwriting. Moderate foxing scattered throughout the text. The folding map has a small tear near where it attaches to the book, and is slightly misfolded. A few old notations on the front endpaper, and minor residue from an apparent bookplate removal on the inside front cover. The text is in German. First edition.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good- condition. Octavo (8vo).

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