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        Middle East Campaigns. Watercolours and sketches from the Bosporus, Syria, and Egypt, signed "J. C."

      Various places, c. 1837-1845.. Folio (290 x 441 mm). 23 watercolours, 11 pencil drawings, mounted. Brown quarter calf with contemporary marbled boards.. Stunning collection of paintings and drawings by Sir John Corbett, realized during his naval campaigns in the Ottoman Mediterranean. Corbett joined the Navy in 1835 and was promoted to the rank of Commander in 1852, then to Captain in 1857. He served in the 1856-60 Second Opium War, fought by Britain and France against the Qing dynasty of China, and was made Commander in Chief, East Indies, in 1877. An amateur painter, he regularly brought home drawings and watercolours from his travels. The present collection comprises his earliest such works, prepared between the ages of 15 and 22 during service in the Mediterranean - at the beginning of his career both as a sailor and as a painter. While the first series of the album, the work of a talented boy still honing his skills, is dedicated to Turkey and the Bosporus (1837-38), the second, showing the coasts of Syria, Mount Lebanon and Egypt (1840-1841), reveals a more fully developed draughtsman and colourist. The collection also includes sketches of Malta (1843), Tangiers (1845), Liverpool, and Lisbon. The sun-drenched coastal views of Middle East, the scenes of attack on Tortosa in Syria and of the English armada at Beirut to which he was a witness are mostly signed and captioned, sometimes on the reverse, sometimes with an additional label added later by the artist. A beautiful set.

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        A New and Improved School Atlas, to accompany the Practical System of Modern Geography

      New York: Published by Robinson, Pratt and Co., 1837., 1837. Publisher's original yellow card covers printed in black on the outside. Complete with 12 Maps, of which 5 are double-page, and 1 Chart, all hand-coloured, and printed individually. Unpaginated, 18 leaves in total. Contains: A Map of the World; A Chart and World; A Map of North America; A Map of the United States; A Map of New England; A Map of the Middle States; A Map of the Southern states; A Map of the Western States; A Map of South America; A Map of Europe; A Map of Asia; A Map of Africa; A Chart... exhibiting... the comparative size of the present Empires...with the forms of Governments...the Width of the Oceans, the Length of Rivers..., and embracing the recent discoveries of Parry, Franklin, Clapperton and others. Inner covers are marked and stained. Covers are dusty and so are the margins of the plates; one map has a couple of very small smudges. An unusually clean and sound Atlas. Held in a protective recent brown cloth wallet with gilt titles to spine.

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        The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

      London: Chapman and Hall,, 1837. With forty-three illustrations, by R. Seymour and Phiz. Octavo (209 x 128 mm). Finely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe for Charles J. Sawyer in full olive crushed morocco, raised bands, titles and decorations to compartments gilt; slightly bevelled boards with gilt paneling, front board with medallion inlay of red morocco with gilt monogram "C. D." under a lion couchant; red morocco doublures, front doublure with an oval hand-coloured miniature portrait of Charles Dickens mounted behind glass and surrounded with gilt decoration, moiré silk endpapers, front endpaper with gilt stamped facsimile signature, turn-ins richly gilt, all edges gilt. Half title, engraved frontispiece, engraved title page, and 41 engraved plates by Buss, R. Seymour and Phiz. Spine sunned, minor wear to endpapers. Otherwise a fine copy. First edition in book form, attractively bound.

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        The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club With 43 illustrations by R Seymour and Phiz

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1837., 1837. First Edition, mixed issue with 'Weller' title page, early state of the plates before the captions were added. Elegantly hand-bound in half tan calf, spine gilt-lettered in six compartments with raised bands, brown motocco title label, marbled sides and edges. Minor foxing to plates else internally fairly clean in fine recent binding. Most attractive. Eckel p17. Smith p17.

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        The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne. With the Naturalist's Calendar; and miscellaneous observations, extracted from his papers. A New Edition; with notes, by Edward Turner Bennett, Esq. and others.

      London: For J. and A. Arch, Longman and Co., Baldwin and Cradock, et al., 1837. - 8vo., (8 ¾ x 5 ½ inches). Half-title, vignette title page, 2 sectional title pages (very slightly toned throughout). 43 in-text illustrations. Contemporary full olive green calf, with each cover decorated with a border of two gilt fillets and blind dot roll tool with small gilt roll tool at each corner and further decorated with fine gilt daisy tool at inner corners, the spine in six compartments separated by five raised bands, with red morocco gilt lettering piece in the second, the others elaborately decorated in gilt with fine floral and circle tools, all edges marbled (a few light surface abrasions, extremities gently worn). Provenance: With two early manuscript ownership inscriptions to the first blank: "Henrietta Anne Dolben / Easter 1846" and "Herbert J. Pulling / Dec. 5. 1889." Only edition thus, first published as "The natural history and antiquities of Selborne, in the county of Southampton with engravings, and an appendix" in 1789. Profusely illustrated with wood engravings in the text. ".[T]he first book to link the worlds of nature and the village, is Gilbert White's 'The Natural History of Selborne.' This deceptively simple and unpretentious account of natural comings and goings in an eighteenth-century Hampshire parish has come to be regarded as one of the most perfectly realized celebrations of nature in the English language. The American writer J. R. Lowell once described it as 'the journal of Adam in Paradise.' This was extravagant even by the generous standards of the tributes heaped upon this book, yet Lowell had succeeded in catching something essential about both the man and his writing. Selborne, the real English village that is the setting for the book, may fall a mite short as a model for paradise; but the dramas of courtship, birth, survival and migration that are played out in its woods and fields, have, as recounted by White, something almost sacramental about them. Although he lived at a time when the rule of reason and the supremacy of man were accepted almost as gospel, White contrived to portray the daily business of lesser creatures as a source not just of interest, but of delight and inspiration. To that extent the book is a glimpse of a place of sanctuary" (Richard Mabey, "Gilbert White: A Biography of the Author of 'The Natural History of Selborne'"). For more information about this map, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Vollständiges Handbuch für Küche und Haus oder gründliche Anweisung zur Koch= und Backkunst sowie zu allen denjenigen Sachen, welche in einem geregelten Hauswesen vorkommt. Nach langjähriger Erfahrung herausgegeben für deutsche Frauen und Mädchen.

      Dresden Urnlodische Buchhandlung 1837 - 8°. Frontispiz (Küchenszene) am unteren Rand 1 cm. eingerissen. Darstellung nicht betroffen. 527 S., XX S., 1 lithograph. Tafel. Ldr. mir RTitel. Das Einband ist etw. berieben und fleckig. Die Seiten etw. gebräunt und leicht fleckig. Schönes Exemplar. ERSTAUSGABE: Weiss 1518. Seltenes Dresdener Kochbuch mit 1034 Rezepten, darunter "Müffchen" und "Hückchen" von Pflaumenmus, "Hohlhippen" und "Tauben mit Hopfkeimchen". Deutsch; 0,456 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An extensive collection of his pamphlets bound together in one volume

      A remarkably good collection of pamphlets by this eccentric Northumberland self-proclaimed philosopher.William Martin (1772-1851), "Natural Philosopher" and Anti-Newtonian, was the eldest of the four sons of a Northumberland tradesman (variously a tanner, publican, coach builder, and fencing master). William's brother Jonathan (1782-1838) was an arsonist: another brother, John (1789-1854), was the "artist of poetic coincidence and stark contrasts whose hold on the popular imagination was unparalleled in his day" [William Feaver in ODNB].William himself seems to have led a pretty disjointed life, anchored first by a wife for a few years from 1814 to 1832 (he described her as "an inoffensive woman, respected by rich and poor, and a celebrated dressmaker"). After her death he relied more and more on his artist brother John, and actually lived at his Chelsea house for the final two years of his life (1849-51). Martin's lively imagination and its practical application led him to take out a patent (no. 2824: 19th Feb. 1805) for a new arrangement for "fastening shoes to the feet of women and children". He later took an interest in perpetual motion machines, exhibiting his Eureka machine in London in 1808. After a period at his old trade of rope-making and another spell with the militia, he learned the elements of line-engraving. In 1814 he was awarded the Isis silver medal of the Society of Arts for a spring weighing machine."He founded the Martinean Society, based on opposition to the Royal Society, and particularly hostile to the Newtonian theory of gravitation, against which he harboured a growing antagonism, which ultimately embraced all men of science. Styling himself ?'anti-Newtonian?', Martin began giving lectures, first in the Newcastle district and from 1830 throughout England. Throughout these years his voice was heard at many meetings, ranting against scientists in general. He was inevitably drawn to the annual gatherings of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, the butt of his polemic The defeat of the eighth scientific meeting of the British Association of Asses, which we may properly call the rich folks' hopping, or the false philosophers in an uproar (1838). Newton remained his chief hate, but Herschel, Faraday, Sedgwick, and Lardner attracted his wrath. Declaring himself a staunch supporter of the Church of England he also denounced papists, bishops, Puseyites, Unitarians, and all those he considered to have left the true path. In a torrent of pamphlets he heaped abuse on impostors, false philosophers, and those who had converted his inventions to their own gain, continuing the while to work on further mechanical projects. In 1835 he proposed a new form of miners' safety lamp, and when it was rejected because of its fragility and uncertain performance he denounced the discoveries of George Stevenson and Humphry Davy in these fields as dishonest, claiming that they had stolen his ideas. Martin was a familiar figure in and around Newcastle: J. B. Langhorne described him as ?'a stout, portly man, perfectly cracked but harmless. He used to strut about wearing the Society of Arts medal round his neck?' (N&Q, 134). From 1849 Martin lived with his brother John at Chelsea, where he died on 9 February 1851. [Thomas Seccombe, rev. Anita McConnell in ODNB].The collection of pamphlets here offered is bound in (almost) chronological order and demonstrates Martin's extraordinary range of interests, the fecundity of his mind, and the prodigious output from his pen in little more than three years. The collection includes the following*:1. The thunder storm of dreadful forked lightning: God's judgment against all false teachers, that cause the people to err ..... including an account of the railway phenomenon, the wonder of the world! [40pp.].2. Light and truth. Martin's invention for destroying all foul air and fire damps in coal pits, and making the foulest pits as pure as the surface of this earth. [8pp.]3. A rebuke to the vain-glorious writers & readers of novels, and to those who honour them by monuments. [4pp.]4. The defeat of the eighth scientific meeting of the British Association of Asses ..... [16pp.]5. The philosopher's method of making a railway from the Red Sea to the Levant. [8pp.]6. A new and perfect invention for saving the lives of seamen & passengers on all coasts. [4pp.]7. Exposure of the ignorance of railway engineers & directors, in not having penetration to discern where the sparks of fire and sand come from, which annoy the passengers. [4pp.]8. An exposure of a new system of irreligion, which is in opposition to the Holy Scriptures and is called 'The New Moral World', promulgated by Robert Owen, Esq., whose doctrine proves him a child of the devil, and is here exploded. [8pp.]9. The exposure of Dr. Nichol, the impostor and mock astronomer from Glasgow College, and those that are shewing their ignorance concerning the new system of national education. [4pp.]10. Fraud detected and genius triumphant. The philosopher's just remarks on the Polytechnic Exhibition in the model room. [8pp.]But many of the tracts illustrate Martin's hang-ups about the establishment - particularly the academic establishment in the form of the British Association for the Advancement of Science which had been founded in 1831.* A full list of all 38 pamphlets is available if requested.38 pamphlets in one vol., 8vo., various paginations but mostly 4pp. or 8pp. each, in contemporary linen-backed boards, lettered in ink on spine "W. Martins Tracts", the covers lightly soiled but withal in very good state of preservation., 1837-1840. A remarkably good collection of pamphlets by this eccentric Northumberland self-proclaimed philosopher.William Martin (1772-1851), "Natural Philosopher" and Anti-Newtonian, was the eldest of the four sons of a Northumberland tradesman (variously a tanner, publican, coach builder, and fencing master). William's brother Jonathan (1782-1838) was an arsonist: another brother, John (1789-1854), was the "artist of poetic coincidence and stark contrasts whose hold on the popular imagination was unparalleled in his day" [William Feaver in ODNB].William himself seems to have led a pretty disjointed life, anchored first by a wife for a few years from 1814 to 1832 (he described her as "an inoffensive woman, respected by rich and poor, and a celebrated dressmaker"). After her death he relied more and more on his artist brother John, and actually lived at his Chelsea house for the final two years of his life (1849-51). Martin's lively imagination and its practical application led him to take out a patent (no. 2824: 19th Feb. 1805) for a new arrangement for "fastening shoes to the feet of women and children". He later took an interest in perpetual motion machines, exhibiting his Eureka machine in London in 1808. After a period at his old trade of rope-making and another spell with the militia, he learned the elements of line-engraving. In 1814 he was awarded the Isis silver medal of the Society of Arts for a spring weighing machine."He founded the Martinean Society, based on opposition to the Royal Society, and particularly hostile to the Newtonian theory of gravitation, against which he harboured a growing antagonism, which ultimately embraced all men of science. Styling himself ?'anti-Newtonian?', Martin began giving lectures, first in the Newcastle district and from 1830 throughout England. Throughout these years his voice was heard at many meetings, ranting against scientists in general. He was inevitably drawn to the annual gatherings of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, the butt of his polemic The defeat of the eighth scientific meeting of the British Association of Asses, which we may properly call the rich folks' hopping, or the false philosophers in an uproar (1838). Newton remained his chief hate, but Herschel, Faraday, Sedgwick, and Lardner attracted his wrath. Declaring himself a staunch supporter of the Church of England he also denounced papists, bishops, Puseyites, Unitarians, and all those he considered to have left the true path. In a torrent of pamphlets he heaped abuse on impostors, false philosophers, and those who had converted his inventions to their own gain, continuing the while to work on further mechanical projects. In 1835 he proposed a new form of miners' safety lamp, and when it was rejected because of its fragility and uncertain performance he denounced the discoveries of George Stevenson and Humphry Davy in these fields as dishonest, claiming that they had stolen his ideas. Martin was a familiar figure in and around Newcastle: J. B. Langhorne described him as ?'a stout, portly man, perfectly cracked but harmless. He used to strut about wearing the Society of Arts medal round his neck?' (N&Q, 134). From 1849 Martin lived with his brother John at Chelsea, where he died on 9 February 1851. [Thomas Seccombe, rev. Anita McConnell in ODNB].The collection of pamphlets here offered is bound in (almost) chronological order and demonstrates Martin's extraordinary range of interests, the fecundity of his mind, and the prodigious output from his pen in little more than three years. The collection includes the following*:1. The thunder storm of dreadful forked lightning: God's judgment against all false teachers, that cause the people to err ..... including an account of the railway phenomenon, the wonder of the world! [40pp.].2. Light and truth. Martin's invention for destroying all foul air and fire damps in coal pits, and making the foulest pits as pure as the surface of this earth. [8pp.]3. A rebuke to the vain-glorious writers & readers of novels, and to those who honour them by monuments. [4pp.]4. The defeat of the eighth scientific meeting of the British Association of Asses ..... [16pp.]5. The philosopher's method of making a railway from the Red Sea to the Levant. [8pp.]6. A new and perfect invention for saving the lives of seamen & passengers on all coasts. [4pp.]7. Exposure of the ignorance of railway engineers & directors, in not having penetration to discern where the sparks of fire and sand come from, which annoy the passengers. [4pp.]8. An exposure of a new system of irreligion, which is in opposition to the Holy Scriptures and is called 'The New Moral World', promulgated by Robert Owen, Esq., whose doctrine proves him a child of the devil, and is here exploded. [8pp.]9. The exposure of Dr. Nichol, the impostor and mock astronomer from Glasgow College, and those that are shewing their ignorance concerning the new system of national education. [4pp.]10. Fraud detected and genius triumphant. The philosopher's just remarks on the Polytechnic Exhibition in the model room. [8pp.]But many of the tracts illustrate Martin's hang-ups about the establishment - particularly the academic establishment in the form of the British Association for the Advancement of Science which had been founded in 1831.* A full list of all 38 pamphlets is available if requested. 38 pamphlets in one vol., 8vo., various paginations but mostly 4pp. or 8pp. each, in contemporary linen-backed boards, lettered in ink on spine "W. Martins Tracts", the covers lightly soiled but withal in very good state of preservation.

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        Schmuckblatt mit verschiedenen Szenen des Berliner Gesellschaftslebens und des Tanzes. Fein aquarellierte Federzeichnung auf Papier, monogrammiert und datiert.

      Berlin 1837 - Bildmaß der Darstellung: 24 x 21,5 cm ( Höhe x Breite ). Mit 14 Feldern mit Darstellungen verschiedener Tänze bzw. Szenen um den Tanz und das Gesellschaftsleben Berlins im Biedermeier - mittig mit Auflistung der gezeigten Tänze: Polonaise, Walzer, Contredanse, Galopp, Masurek, Walzer, Contredanse, Galopp, Cotillon. Rechts unten mit *WN* in verschlungenem Monogramm monogrammiert ( für Wilhelm Nerenz ) sowie unten von Nerenz handschriftlich datiert mit Ortsangabe: * Am 14ten März 1837, Berlin*. Untenstehend am Außenrand ferner von alter Hand mit *Nerenz* bezeichnet. Gezeigt werden Herren und Damen im Gespräch ( 2 Felder ) - eine Musikkapelle - Aufforderung zum Tanz ( 2 Felder ) - 2 Felder mit Tänzen - Die Garderobe und der Abschied - 2 rauchende Herren in Einzelfeldern - Herren im Gepräch - Herren beim Festessen - Herren beim Kartenspielen. In der floralen Umrahmung mit Dekorelementen wie allerlei Vögeln, Sektgläsern, einer Wein- oder Sektflasche, einer Katze etc. Gesamtgröße des Blattes 30 x 24 cm. Das Blatt etwas fleckig und gebräunt, verso mit Resten alter Montierung - insgesamt aber guter Zustand. >>>Literatur: Thieme-Becker, Band XV, Seite 389 <<<<( Pic erhältlich // webimage available - weitere Pics auf Anfrage )

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        Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart

      Edinburgh; Robert Cadell 1837-38, 1837. First Edition. 7 volumes, octavo. With engraved portrait frontispiece and folding facsimile of the author's handwriting. Elegantly bound in half blue crushed morocco, gilt. Bookplate. A fine set bound by Charles E.Lauriat. An attractive copy of the life of famous Scottish author whose works remain classics of nineteenth century literature, and include Ivanhoe, Rob Roy, The Lady of the Lake, Waverley and The Heart of Midlothian. Provenance; Skinner Fine Books and Manuscripts 2386.

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        The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. With forty-three illustrations, by R. Seymour and Phiz.

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1837 - Octavo (209 x 128 mm). Finely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe for Charles J. Sawyer in full olive crushed morocco, raised bands, titles and decorations to compartments gilt; slightly bevelled boards with gilt paneling, front board with medallion inlay of red morocco with gilt monogram "C. D." under a lion couchant; red morocco doublures, front doublure with an oval hand-coloured miniature portrait of Charles Dickens mounted behind glass and surrounded with gilt decoration, moiré silk endpapers, front endpaper with gilt stamped facsimile signature, turn-ins richly gilt, all edges gilt. Spine sunned, minor wear to endpapers. Otherwise a fine copy. Half title, engraved frontispiece, engraved title page, and 41 engraved plates by Buss, R. Seymour and Phiz. First edition in book form, attractively bound.

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        The Posthumous Papers of The Pickwick Club

      London: Chapman and Hall. 1837, 1837. First edition, later issue. 8vo. Publisher's embossed cloth, rebacked, bumped to extremities, sunned along backstrip. Glazed endpapers. Internally clean with the usual smoky foxing to plates. A handsome copy of the first edition in first issue cloth but with later issue text and plates. Smith 3 (pp. 19-27). Listed in BBC's Big Read (200 Best Novels) [2003]

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        Western Address Directory

      Baltimore, MD: William G. Lyford. Good with no dust jacket. 1837. First Edition. Hardcover. Western Address Directory: containing the cards of merchants, manufactures, and other business men, together with historical , topographical & statistical sketches (for the year 1837) of those cities and towns in the Mississippi Valley. Intended as a Guide to Travelers. To which is added , alphabetically arranged, a list of the steam-boats on the western waters. Advertisements and cards are printed on pink, yellow, brown, and green paper. One page has 1" x 1/2" chip. Ex Libris, Mercantile Library of Philadelphia with four library stamps noted. Pages are remarkably clean with light foxing. Edges moderately soiled. Directory covers from Pittsburgh west, especially along the Ohio River as far west as St. Louis. Modern 1/2 morocco binding over marbled boards and gilt stamping on spine. Howes L-576.; Book; 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall .

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        Landschaft mit Castel Gandolfo am Albaner See, im Vordergrund zwei Kinder auf einem Esel, der von einem weiteren Kind geführt wird.

      - Aquarell, über Bleistift, auf Velin, rechts unten signiert und datiert &#132;Therese Ahlborn 13. Juni 1837". 16,4:22,1 cm. Auf Untersatz montiert. Reizende italienische Genreszene, die von einer flott gemalten Landschaftskulisse hinterfangen wird. Über Therese Ahlborn ist nichts bekannt. Möglicherweise war sie die Ehefrau des gebürtigen Hannoveraner Malers August Wilhelm Julius Ahlborn (1796-1857), der 1827 nach Italien ging und bis zu seinem Lebensende in Florenz, Ascoli Piceno und Rom lebte.

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        Friederike Grimm, im fünften Lebensjahr. Halbfigur hinter einer Balustrade mit Blumen-girlanden.

      - Radierung, "ad viv. Cassel 1837 d. 18: Dec:", auf Kupferdruckpapier. 16,5:11,8 cm. &#150; Am oberen Rand mit Tesafilmspur. Literatur: Stoll 143. Sehr guter Abdruck mit Rand rundum. Verso Nummerierung in Rotstift &#132;143". Friederike, das einzige Kind Ludwig Emil Grimms (ein Sohn starb 1836 bald nach der Geburt), wurde vom Vater sehr geliebt; auf seinen Platten darf sie beim Radieren kindliche Kritzeleien anbringen, was der Vater dann deutlich vermerkt. Der vor allem als Radierer tätige Grimm war 1804-1808 Schüler der Kasseler Kunstakademie bei Gottlieb Kobold (1769-1809), Andreas Range (1762-1828) und Ernst Friedrich Ferdinand Robert (1763-1843). Durch seine Brüder Jacob und Wilhelm Grimm wurde er mit Clemens Brentano (1778-1842) und Achim von Arnim (1781-1831) bekannt, mit denen er zusammenarbeitete. Wohl 1807 lernte Grimm Bettine Brentano (1785-1859) kennen, von der er zahlreiche Porträts anfertigte. In November 1808 zog er nach Landshut zu Brentano und dessen Schwager Friedrich Carl von Savigny (1779-1861). Auf ihre Vermittlung ging er nach München und erlernte Kupferstechen bei Carl Ernst Christoph Heß (1755-1828). Zugleich studierte er an der Münchner Akademie unter Andreas Seidl (1760-1834). Unterbrechung des Studiums 1814 durch Teilnahme an den Freiheitskriegen. Mit Georg Brentano reiste er im Frühjahr 1816 nach Italien, wo er zwei Monate blieb. 1817 kehrte er nach Kassel zurück. 1824 reiste Grimm zum ersten Mal nach Willingshausen und wurde zum Mitbegründer der Willingshäuser Malerkolonie, eine der ersten Malerkolonien Deutschlands. 1832 wurde er an die Kasseler Kunstakademie als Lehrer berufen.

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        A NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE OF THE SHIP MORRISON, CAPTAIN D. INGERSOLL TO LEWCHEW AND JAPAN, IN THE MONTHS OF JULY AND AUGUST, 1837.

      ONE AND ONLY PRIMARY ACCOUNT OF A PRE-PERRY AMERICAN VISIT Canton 1837- - 39, Mission Press. New green cloth over boards,very good, with issues numbers 5, 8, 9, the complete articleextracted from the Chinese Repository, 1837-38, [66] pages,a most bright and clean copy, nicely rebound. R A R E Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        A prayer book in the language of the Six Nations of Indians ... Compiled ... by the Rev. Solomon Davis

      New York: Swords, Stanford, & Co. 12mo (19 cm, 7.5"). 168 pp.. 1837 Oneida Episcopal Church prayer book for tribes in Wisconsin and upper New York: Davis's work is a revision of the Indian Prayer Book completed in 1815 by the Rev. Eleazar Williams, a catechist in Oneida Castle, NY, but that was never published, making this => the first edition in the language. It does not contain the whole of the prayer book, but "the Morning and Evening Service, the Litany, Catechism, some of the collects, and the prayers and thanksgivings upon several occasions in the Book of Common Prayer . . . together with forms of family and private devotion." The additional matter. beginning on p. 131, includes four hymns in Oneida, without music, and was compiled or authored by Davis. Binding: Publisher's brown-purple cloth embossed in a grape and vine pattern similar to Krupp's Ft16, but distinctly different. Binding embossed with binder's name, Colton & Jenkins. Publisher's cloth as above, lightly faded and lightly worn; reacked in cloth. Front cover gilt-lettered ("Indian Prayer Book"). Foxing, as usual. A very good copy.

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        Archive of 15 Autograph Letters, signed to Emily Ashley ("Mrs. Ashley")

      London, 1837. Mostly 12mo and 8vo. Fine. Matted and with separate engraved portrait. 15 Letters to "His Favorite" Daughter The notorious womanizer Palmerston, future Prime Minister, had many affairs throughout his career. " A similar tolerance marked Palmerston's relationship, which began between 1807 and 1809, with Emily, née Lamb [see Temple, Emily (1787-1869)], Lord Melbourne's sister, wife of the fifth Earl Cowper. He is credited with the paternity of three of her five surviving children supposedly by Cowper: William Francis Cowper-Temple (1811-1888), created Baron Mount-Temple, to whom Palmerston left his estates with the stated wish that he should assume the name and arms of Temple; Emily (1810-1872), Palmerston's favourite, wife of Anthony Ashley-Cooper, seventh earl of Shaftesbury (1801-1885)...".

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        Manucript Receipt book, signed by merchants, officials, collectors, etc

      Philadelphia, Pa. & Burlington, Vt, 1837. 79 leaves on versos and rectos in ink, with close to 500 entries, each signed by a merchant, contractor, vendor. 1 vols. 6 x 3 /12. Original reversed calf binding, lower cover missing, spine defective. Elihu Chauncey's Receipt Book, Founder of Reading Railroad Elihu Chauncey (d. 1843), younger brother of the famous clergyman Charles, graduated from Yale in 1796 and moved to Philadelphia. He was Cashier of the Pennsylvania Bank, when Joseph Norris was its Presdent, then became interested in the contruction of the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad. He was elected the first President of that Company in 1834, and continued in office until 1842. "To Elihu Chauncey, probably more than to any other man, is due the organization and early development of that great railroad...He was a man of national importance. He became a complete master of politcal economy, and was, in that science, one of the most accmplished men the Country produced. He was active in public affairs, especially in the financial policy of the Government, and by reason of his rare ability, his opinions were sought whenever loans were to be floated by Municipal, State or Federal authorities." - Lewis, The History of an Old Philadelphia Land Title (Phila., 1934). An interesting peek into the business history of Philadelphia and Chauncey's private affairs in those years from 1830 to 1837, precisely when he was involved in building the railroad. His transactions with vendors, servants, craftsmen, workers, shopkeepers, tax collectors, are all recorded here, and Chauncey had a lot of money to spend, with houses on Walnut Street, with business interests also in Burlington, Vermont (where some of these transactions are recorded). He paid considerable taxes on his property (city, county, and "poor") and expended a substantial amount on the contruction of his houses on Walnut stree, as recorded in the pages (on stone, on carpenters, "gravel hawling", etc.). Chauncey also regularly rented a pew in the First Presbyterian Church to the tune of $36 per annum.

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        ILLUSTRATIONS To The PICKWICK CLUB Edited by "Boz". To be Completed in Ten [Eight] Parts. -- The Local Scenery sketched on the Spot.

      E. Grattan, 51, Pasternoster Row., London: 1837 - 32 plates by Onwhyn, 4 per part. Tissue guards. Scarce on the market, with only 3 auction appearances since 1957, with the most recent being the Self copy, in 2008. This set nicer, as in much. Green cloth clamshell case, with gilt stamped title lettering to spine panel. Each part with printed green paper wrappers, reminiscent of the original Pickwick parts issue by Chapman & Hall. 1st edition (Gimbel H1120; NCBEL III, 788). Cf. Kitton, Dickens and His Illustrators, pp. 234. Modest extremity wear to cloth case, which has a sunned spine panel. Very Good. Wrappers show some age-toning, but *little* wear, except for Part VI, which has some faint crinkling to the wrappers. Plates generally clean, with occasional foxing/browning in margins. Overall a fresh Very Good Plus set. Demy 8vo. 9" x 5-5/8". 8 parts, complete. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ILLUSTRATIONS To The PICKWICK CLUB Edited by "Boz" To be Completed in Ten [Eight] Parts -- The Local Scenery sketched on the Spot

      London:: E. Grattan, 51, Pasternoster Row.. 1837.. Demy 8vo. 9" x 5-5/8". 8 parts, complete.. Green cloth clamshell case, with gilt stamped title lettering to spine panel. Each part with printed green paper wrappers, reminiscent of the original Pickwick parts issue by Chapman & Hall. 1st edition (Gimbel H1120; NCBEL III, 788). Cf. Kitton, Dickens and His Illustrators, pp. 234. Modest extremity wear to cloth case, which has a sunned spine panel. Very Good. Wrappers show some age-toning, but *little* wear, except for Part VI, which has some faint crinkling to the wrappers. Plates generally clean, with occasional foxing/browning in margins. Overall a fresh Very Good Plus set.. Scarce on the market, with only 3 auction appearances since 1957, with the most recent being the Self copy, in 2008. This set nicer, as in much. . 32 plates by Onwhyn, 4 per part. Tissue guards.

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        The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell

      Edward Moxon, London 1837 - ix, [3], 306pp, [2]. Later crushed morocco, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, remaining panels with small central roundel surrounded by fleurons on a seme dot background within a dotted scalloped border, covers with single fillet border, large corner pieces with a roundel, fleurons and drawer handle tools on a seme dot background, gilt rule to edges, inner edges with corner decorations of a roundel and fleurons, t.e.g. Very slightly rubbed to extremities, light foxing to endpapers and edges of text block, text fairly bright and clean. Previous owners bookplate to front pastedown. With engravings after Turner apparently in 'proof' state. Binding by H. Wood for Bumpus. An attractive copy Size: 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Paris-Londres Keepsake Français 1837. Nouvelles Inédites

      Paris: Delloye, Desmé et Cie, 49 Rue Neuve-Vivienne, 1837. First Edition. Frontispiece and 25 engravings. [viii], 216 pp. 8vo. Probable publisher&#39;s full contemporary blue morocco, with blind-stamped outer border and gilt filigree inner panel, gilt spine, a.e.g., by Boutigny (ticket on pastedown). Light rubbing to corners, else fine. Text by French authors Georges Sand, Châteaubriand, and others, with illustrations by British illustrators. Ramsden notes that Boutigny was the leading exponent of the rocaille style and did much of his work anonymously for publishers.

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        "GO AHEAD!" DAVY CROCKETT'S ALMANACK, 1838, OF WILD SPORTS IN THE WEST, LIFE IN THE BACKWOODS, SKETCHES OF TEXAS, AND ROWS ON THE MISSISSIPPI

      Nashville. [1837].. 48pp. including illustrations. Stitched as issued. Extremities worn, light foxing throughout, scattered exterior soiling. Very good. The fourth of the Davy Crockett almanacs, with the usual great illustrations, including "A Fight between two Women, a Man and two Bears," "A Narrow Escape from a Snake," "A Kentuckian kivered up in a Salt Crib," "A Boy Killed by a Wild Cat," and many others, with outrageous stories to match. "'Mike Fink, the Ohio Boatman' is perhaps the first reference to the legendary Mike of the Crockett almanacs" - Streeter. HOWES C897, "aa." STREETER TEXAS 1270. DRAKE 13413. ALLEN 1370. GROLIER AMERICAN 100, 39. AMERICAN IMPRINTS 44495.

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        GIANNETTO

      Opera che ottenne in Firenze il premio promesso all' autore del più bel libro di letteratura morale ad uso de' fanciulli. In - 8°, m. pergamena coeva. 386, (2) pp. con vignetta familiare nel frontespizio. Testo stampato su due colonne. Lievi insignificanti rifioriture nella prima e nell' ultima carta, ma bell' esemplare. Edizione originale rarissima non citata dai bibliografi, che ritengono prima quella del 1837. Cfr. Dizionario enciclopedico della letteratura italiana, IV, pp. 266 - 67: >. (Libri per l' infanzia)

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        Entrance to the Chapel of Ferdinand & Isabella

      London.: Hodgson & Graves.. [ 1837].. Tinted lithograph with handcolor, mounted on thick card as issued, , image 16 x 11 inches on sheet size 22 x 17 3/4 inches. Overall soiling to support card, a few faint foxing spots in image, image overall bright and clean. This is the title page lithograph from the deluxe first edition of David Roberts' first published set of views "Picturesque Sketches in Spain Taken During ye Years 1832 & 1833." Delicately handcolored colored at the time of publication, this edition, which was issued in a portfolio, cost more than double the standard edition. The plates were lithographed by many of the most talented lithographers of the day, this by T. Allom. Abbey (#152) notes that Roberts in fact worked on every stone, and that the views had an enormous sale, going through many printings. This view shows the gorgeous detail of the chapel entrance located in Granada, Spain. In the standard edition of the publication the wording of work's title was printed on the entrance door: in this deluxe edition this feature is not present, allowing the image to stand alone in its magnificence. .

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        The New and Improved Practical Builder. Carpentry, Joinery, and Cabinet-Making. 3 volume set.

      Thomas Kelly., London. 1837 - ' The New and Improved Practical Builder. Carpentry, Joinery, and Cabinet-Making; being A New and Complete System of Lines for the use of Workmen; founded on Accurate Geometrical and Mechanical Principles with their application in Carpentry to Roofs, Domes, Centring & c; in Joinery to Stairs, Hand-Rails, Soffits, Niches & c; and in Cabinet-Making, to Furniture, Both Plain and Ornamental; Fully and Clearly Explained, Illustrated by Numerous Engravings by Artists of the First Talent'. Volume 1. xxxvi + 140 pp + 36 pp + frontis, ornamental title page and 98 plates ( 90 called for ). Volume 2. vii + 232 pp + 66 plates ( 60 called for ). Volume 3. Frontis + [2] + 167[1]pp + 111 plates, many foldg. ( 108 plates called for ). Scattered foxing throughout ( heaviest on prelims ). Very tight set. Very good hardbacks in rubbed, green, contemporary half morocco . Aeg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Narrative of Captain James Fawckner's Travels on the Coast of Benin, West Africa. Edited by a friend of the Captain

      LondonL A. Schloss, 1837. Original blue blind stamped cloth with gilt titles to the front board and spine. Owner?s signature to the front end paper. Also the signature of Fawckner?s niece, Ada Fawckner to the half title page, with the date Sept 9th 1853. To the rear is a pencilled family tree. Note: A scarce title, which last appeared at auction in 2004, First edition. A rare account of a tragic trading expedition to the Benin Coast. Captain Fawckner and his crew were taken prisoner when their schooner ran aground at Mongyee. The cargo, intended for the purchase of palm-oil and ivory from the local tribes, was plundered. Includes a description of Giovanni Battista Belzoni?s grave at Gatto, Captain Fawckner having buried one of his deceased crew in a nearby plot. Not found in any of the usual bibliographies.. Condition: The binding is a little darkened and dusty - but still very presentable. There is chipping to the head of the spine. Internally the book is clean and tidy if a little darkened throughout. Overall a very nice copy.

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        The New Testament of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ by William Tyndale

      Herbert # 1821, 1837/1526, 8vo 7.75" x 5" x 2.25", FIRST EDITION BIBLE, Very Good,fine binding, entered according to an act of Congress 1837, :William Tyndale c.1494-1536, "Let it not make thee despair, neither yet discourage thee, O reader, that it is forbidden thee in pain of life and goods, or that it is made breaking of the king's peace, or treason unto his highness, to read the Word of thy soul's health?"for if God be on our side, what matter maketh it who be against us, be they bishops, cardinals, popes."William Tyndale could speak seven languages and was proficient in ancient Hebrew and Greek. He was a priest whose intellectual gifts and disciplined life could have taken him a long way in the church?"had he not had one compulsion: to teach English men and women the good news of justification by faith. Tyndale had discovered this doctrine when he read Erasmus's Greek edition of the New Testament. What better way to share this message with his countrymen than to put an English version of the New Testament into their hands? This, in fact, became Tyndale's life passion, aptly summed up in the words of his mentor, Erasmus: "Christ desires his mysteries to be published abroad as widely as possible. I would that [the Gospels and the epistles of Paul] were translated into all languages, of all Christian people, and that they might be read and known."He was a native of Gloucester and began his studies at Oxford in 1510, later moving on to Cambridge. By 1523 his passion had been ignited; in that year he sought permission and funds from the bishop of London to translate the New Testament. The bishop denied his request, and further queries convinced Tyndale the project would not be welcomed anywhere in England. To find a hospitable environment, he traveled to the free cities of Europe?"Hamburg, Wittenberg, Cologne, and finally to the Lutheran city of Worms. There, in 1525, his New Testament emerged: the first translation from Greek into the English language. It was quickly smuggled into England, where it received a less-than-enthusiastic response from the authorities. King Henry VIII, Cardinal Wolsey, and Sir Thomas More, among others, were furious. It was, said More, "not worthy to be called Christ's testament, but either Tyndale's own testament or the testament of his master Antichrist."Authorities bought up copies of the translation (which, ironically, only financed Tyndale's further work) and hatched plans to silence Tyndale. Meanwhile Tyndale had moved to Antwerp, a city in which he was relatively free from both English agents and those of the Holy Roman (and Catholic) Empire. For nine years he managed with the help of friends to evade authorities, revise his New Testament, and begin translating the Old. His translations, it would turn out, became decisive in the history of the English Bible, and of the English language. Nearly a century later, when translators of the Authorized, or King James Version, debated how to translate the original languages, eight of ten times, they agreed that Tyndale had it best to begin with. During these years, Tyndale also gave himself methodically to good works because, as he said, "My part be not in Christ if mine heart be not to follow and live according as I teach." On Mondays he visited other religious refugees from England. On Saturdays he walked Antwerp's streets, seeking to minister to the poor. On Sundays he dined in merchants' homes, reading Scripture before and after dinner. The rest of the week he devoted to writing tracts and books and translating the Bible. We do not know who planned and financed the plot that ended his life (whether English or continental authorities), but we do know it was carried out by Henry Phillips, a man who had been accused of robbing his father and of gambling himself into poverty. Phillips became Tyndale's guest at meals and soon was one of the few privileged to look at Tyndale's books and papers. In May 1535, Phillips lured Tyndale away from the safety of his quarters and into the arms of soldiers. Tyndale was immediately taken to the Castle of Vilvorde, the great state prison of the Low Countries, and accused of heresy. Trials for heresy in the Netherlands were in the hands of special commissioners of the Holy Roman Empire. It took months for the law to take its course. During this time, Tyndale had many hours to reflect on his own teachings, such as this passage from one of his tracts:"Let it not make thee despair, neither yet discourage thee, O reader, that it is forbidden thee in pain of life and goods, or that it is made breaking of the king's peace, or treason unto his highness, to read the Word of thy soul's health?"for if God be on our side, what matter maketh it who be against us, be they bishops, cardinals, popes."Finally, in early August 1536, Tyndale was condemned as a heretic, degraded from the priesthood, and delivered to the secular authorities for punishment. On Friday, October 6, after local officials took their seats, Tyndale was brought to the cross in the middle of the town square and given a chance to recant. That refused, he was given a moment to pray. English historian John Foxe said he cried out, "Lord, open the King of England's eyes!" Then he was bound to the beam, and both an iron chain and a rope were put around his neck. Gunpowder was added to the brush and logs. At the signal of a local official, the executioner, standing behind Tyndale, quickly tightened the noose, strangling him. Then an official took up a lighted torch and handed it to the executioner, who set the wood ablaze.COLLATION AND CONDITION:FRONTISPIECE, 1 page, fine copper plate engraving by N. Whittock of William Tyndale with inscription in Latin, printed on verso, recto blank, tissue guard still in place, Very Clean !, complete.GENERAL TITLE PAGE, 1 page, dated 1837, verso with "Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1837,......" with some minor underlining as pictured, Very Nice, complete. PREFACE, 5 pages, authored by J.P.Dabney and dated August 9, 1837, pages very clean, bright and crisp, Outstanding !, complete.MEMOIR OF WILLIAM TYNDALE TITLE PAGE, 1 page, Tyndale's coat of arms on verso, Very Clean and Perfect!, complete.MEMOIR OF WILLIAM TYNDALE, THE MARTYR, paginated 11-105 in six chapters with a list of books by Tyndale, Historic notes, Select Features and a Tabular list following the text, includes a fine engraving (pictured below), NO staining, soiling, loose, torn, repaired or missing pages, strong corners, spotless gutters, only a few minor dots of foxing, Beautiful , complete.THE NEWE TEFTAMENTE TITLE PAGE, 1 page, replica title features 9 of the apostles and Christ seated on his throne with the heavenly host gathered around, verso blank, faint staining to the lower portraits of St. John and St. James, Very Nice !, complete.THE NEWE TEFTAMENTE , foliated 2 - 164, gothic chapter initials throughout, NO staining, soiling, loose, torn, repaired or missing pages, strong corners, spotless gutters, some faint spots of foxing mostly to the margins, very clean in the main, paper is bright and supple with no brittleness at all, Astounding at 178 years old ! complete.TO THE REDER, 2 pages, a final exhortation to the reader , conditon as above, with 6 odd underlinings in pink pencil, Historic ! complete.BINDING:RECENTLY AND BEAUTIFULLY REBOUND IN RICH BROWN FULL LEATHER.  FEATURES FOUR RAISED CORDS CREATING  A FIVE COMPARTMENTED SPINE WITH GOLD STAMPED MEDALLIONS AND BLIND STAMPED IVY, DUAL DATED 1836 WITH ARABIC NUMERALS AND 1526 WITH ROMAN NUMERALS IN GOLD BELOW THE WORDS NEW TESTAMENT AND WILLIAM TYNDALE . 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        Blaue Mährchen für alte und junge Kinder. Neu erzählt.

      (Scheible),, Stuttgart 1837 - Stuttgart (Scheible), 1837. XVIII, 542 (2) S. + 48 lithographische Bildtafeln, dem lithographisch gestalteten mit eingebunden Rückdeckel sowie eine figürliche Kopfvignette über der Einleitung. HLn der Zeit. Rücken fehlt, Titelseite durch Kopie des Originals ersetzt, teilweise in den Lagen locker und lose, etwas fingerspurig. sehr seltene EA. Rücken fehlt, Titelseite durch Kopie des Originals ersetzt, teilweise in den Lagen locker und lose, etwas fingerspurig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gibraltar

      London.: Hodgson & Graves.. [ 1837].. Tinted lithograph with handcolor, mounted on thick card as issued, image 10 3/4 x 15 inches on sheet size 17 3/4 x 22 inches. Overall light soiling to support card (not affecting the image), two tiny spots in image (just to the left of the rock), light undulation to the paper; overall image in very good condition. This impressive view of the Rock of Gibraltar is plate 25 from the deluxe first edition of David Roberts' first published set of views "Picturesque Sketches in Spain Taken During ye Years 1832 & 1833." Delicately handcolored colored at the time of publication, this edition, which was issued in a portfolio, cost more than double the standard edition. The plates were lithographed by many of the most talented lithographers of the day, this by W. Gauci. Abbey (#152) notes that Roberts in fact worked on every stone, and that the views had an enormous sale, going through many printings. .

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        Paris-Londres Keepsake Français 1838 Nouvelles Inédites

      Paris: Delloye, Desmé et Cie, 49 Rue Neuve-Vivienne, 1837. First edition. Fifty-six engraved vignettes after Turner, et al. [viii], 236, [2] pp. 8vo. Probable publisher's binding of full contemporary green morocco, covers gilt-stamped with an outer thick rule surrounding a floral and rule border made up of smaller tools, spine gilt with floral, volute and drawer-handle tools and lettered in gilt, a.e.g. Endpapers renewed, else fine. A finely-bound keepsake of 24 short stories by French authors (Dumas, Châteaubriand, etc.) illustrated with engravings by English artists.

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        Les Prisonniers d' Abd- el- Kader, cinq mois de captivité chez les Arabes.

      Paris, Desessart. 1837 - Deux vol. in-8 ; (4)-286-(2)pp. et portrait lithographié d' Abd- el- Kader en frontispice, (litho de Villain) ; (4)-272 pp.-carte dépl.-4-4 pp.(catal. éditeur) ; 1/2 veau vert bronze, dos lisses ornés d' un décor romantique, rel. de l' ép. Mention (fictive ?) de 2ème édition. Tailliart, (1888), nous apprend que l' intégralité du modeste pseudo de l' auteur est Napoléon- Maurice- A. de France et souligne l' intérêt du livre en tant que témoignage sur les conditions de détention des premiers prisonniers de guerre faits par les Arabes ; Playfair 712. Inévitable description du "couscoussou", T.I, pp. 126/127, récurrente dans tous les récits de l' après- conquête. Qq. rares rouss., petite déchirure à la carte sans manque, très bon ex. en jolie et fraîche rel. du temps. Ne court pas les rues. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Part of the Cathedral - Burgos

      London.: Hodgson & Graves.. [ 1837].. Tinted lithograph with handcolor, mounted on thick card as issued, image 16 x 11 inches on sheet size 22 x 17 3/4 inches. Overall light soiling to support card, a few faint foxing spots in image, image overall bright and clean. A view which seems to be straight out of the imagination of the Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi, this is plate 25 from the deluxe first edition of David Roberts' first published set of views "Picturesque Sketches in Spain Taken During ye Years 1832 & 1833." Delicately handcolored colored at the time of publication, this edition, which was issued in a portfolio, cost more than double the standard edition. The plates were lithographed by many of the most talented lithographers of the day, this by T. Boys. Abbey (#152) notes that Roberts in fact worked on every stone, and that the views had an enormous sale, going through many printings. In this view, signed in the stone by Roberts, the ethereal Gothic Cathedral rises behind a colorful example of the local architecture on a street bustling with activity. An exceptional composition. .

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        MODONESE NOTIZIE BIOGRAFICHE E LETTERRARIE, CON PROSE E VERSI MANCANTI NELL' EDIZIONI DELL'AUTORE

      Reggio: Torreggiani, 1837. contemporary quarter green gilt leather spine, with marble paper-covered boards, and all edges speckled blue. Large 8vo. contemporary quarter green gilt leather spine, with marble paper-covered boards, and all edges speckled blue. 492; 460(2); 489+(1); 483(1),xi(xii); 370,lvi pages. 5 volumes. First edition, only two other copies listed on OCLC. Part of the series Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana. Bibliographical notes, letters, and unpublished poems of Professore Luigi Cerretti (1738-1808) from the collection of the Biblioteca Modenese, along with other authors of the Stati Estensi. Biographies of authors and selected published works. Early ink inscription and name on front end paper. On verso of title page there are two stamps, one being the stamp of the Stati Estensi. Slight rubbing on boards. Slight damage to top edge of spine on volume five. In all a very well-preserved set. Loosely inserted is a commemorative book label which indicates that this set came from the reference library of H.P. Kraus purchased by Oak Knoll Books at the auction sale.

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        ARCHAEOLOGIKE EPHEMERIS, 1st period, vols. 1?16 (Fascicules 1?55 + Indexes)

      Archaeological Society 1837-1860. Brand new. Archaeologike Ephemeris", one of the oldest archaeological journals, published once a year since 1837 in Athens, Greece. It is the official organ of the Archaeological Society at Athens; it publishes papers on archaeological subjects and excavation reports; 16 VOLUMES, 55 fascs., 2106 pages.==============================================================The shipping cost estimated by the system covers books weighing up to 750 gr.; a surcharge depending on the actual weight and destination applies for heavier books.

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        Manuscript leaf from the Journal

      N.p.: n.d. 1 leaf, 4to, 9 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches, written on both sides in ink. In very good condition, one small horizontal brown stain not obscuring the text. An early draft in Thoreau?s Journal of part of what became the essay ?Night and Moonlight?. From October 1837 to November 1861, Thoreau kept a handwritten Journal that began as a conventional record of ideas, grew into a writer's notebook, and eventually became the principal imaginative work of his career. The source of much of his published writing, the Journal is also a record of both his interior life and his monumental studies of the natural history of his native Concord, Massachusetts. Single manuscript leaves are quite uncommon -- the last one at auction was in 2001 and none are currently listed online. The provenance of this leaf is private collection San Francisco -- perhaps bought at auction but when and where not known and not recorded in auction records. Thoreau's Journal ultimately filled forty-seven manuscript volumes; the Thoreau Edition is producing a new edition of these documents published by Princeton University Press that will be complete in sixteen printed volumes. Eight volumes have appeared; they include manuscript volumes dated from October 22, 1837, through September 3, 1854.

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        Blick auf Petersdom und Vatikan.

      - Bleistift, auf chamoisfarbenem Velin, links unten bezeichnet und datiert &#132;Villa Pamfili Doria. 15.VI.29". 19:27,3 cm. Mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren. Verso Reste alter Verklebung. Der Archäologe Dürler war Mitbegründer und Konservator der Antiquarischen Gesellschaft in Zürich. 1837 bestieg er als einer der ersten den Tödi im Glarnerland. Er war Sekretär der Zürcher Armenpflege, Archäologe und Hauptmann der Stadttruppen im Züriputsch. Dürler starb bei einem Absturz am Üetliberg. Die Villa Pamphili Doria befindet sich an der Via Aurelia Antica in Rom westlich des historischen Stadtteils Trastevere. Im Auftrag des Fürsten Camillo Pamphili (Pamfili) erbaut von 1644-1652 von A. Algardi (1602-1654) und G.F. Grimaldi (1606-1680). Heute ist die sie umgebende Parkanlage eine der größten der Stadt.

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        Origines du droit français cherchées dans les symboles et formules du droit universel

      L. Hachette, 1837 - in-8 de CXXIV-452 p., EO, demi-veau, dos orné avec très lég. mq., tranches marbrées. [droit], [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Pilger und Pilgerin treffen in den Bergen einen Einsiedler vor seiner Klause am Tisch sitzend 1837.

      - Feder in Schwarz, Braun, Blau und ganz wenig Grün, über Bleistift, auf Velin, rechts unten monogrammiert und datiert &#132;WN. 1837". 18,4:22 cm. Sicherlich Vorzeichnung zu einer Illustration. Nerenz wurde als Genre- und Historienmaler bekannt. Er studierte bis 1826 bei W. von Schadow (1788-1862). In Berlin war er dann als Restaurator in der königlichen Gemäldegalerie tätig. 1833 folgte er Schadow nach Düsseldorf, um bei ihm bis 1836 seine Studien fortzusetzen. Von 1939 bis 1943 lebte er in Dresden, von 1843-1846 unternahm er eine Reise nach Italien. Anschließend kehrte er wieder in seine Geburtsstadt zurück. Charakteristisch sind seine idyllischen, historischen oder literarischen Bildthemen und nach seiner Reise nach Italien Genreszenen, die häufig als Stiche und Lithographien verbreitet wurden.

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        Gamonia: or, the art of preserving game; an an improved method of making plantations and covers, explained and illustrated

      London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1837. First edition, with errata slip at end. With 15 hand-colored engraved plates after J.T. Rawlins by A.W. Reeve and others. xiv, 208 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original publisher&#39;s full olive morocco, wide gilt tooled borders on both covers, spine titled in gilt, a.e.g. Rebacked preserving original spine. Some minor foxing to the title, tissue guards foxed not affecting plates. Fine. With 15 superb hand colored plates Eric Parker, in an 1930 edition of this book, notes: "&#39;Gamonia&#39; is valuable not only for its rarity and charm ... it is the first treatise devoted solely to the subject of pheasant rearing, covert shooting, and the management of woodlands for the special purpose of preserving game ... We can see much of what is in [Rawstorne&#39;s] mind in the treatment of the subjects he has chosen for illustration: in the quiet ridicule of the unskilled, in the hint of knowledge of how the thing could and should be done; in the cold and snow in which he likes to set his sportsmen seeking their quarry, and in the serenity of sunlight in which in each drawing stands Penwortham, his home."

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        Manucript Receipt book, signed by merchants, officials, collectors, etc

      Philadelphia, Pa. & Burlington, Vt, 1837. 79 leaves on versos and rectos in ink, with close to 500 entries, each signed by a merchant, contractor, vendor. 1 vols. 6 x 3 /12. Original reversed calf binding, lower cover missing, spine defective. Elihu Chauncey&#39;s Receipt Book, Founder of Reading Railroad Elihu Chauncey (d. 1843), younger brother of the famous clergyman Charles, graduated from Yale in 1796 and moved to Philadelphia. He was Cashier of the Pennsylvania Bank, when Joseph Norris was its Presdent, then became interested in the contruction of the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad. He was elected the first President of that Company in 1834, and continued in office until 1842. "To Elihu Chauncey, probably more than to any other man, is due the organization and early development of that great railroad?He was a man of national importance. He became a complete master of politcal economy, and was, in that science, one of the most accmplished men the Country produced. He was active in public affairs, especially in the financial policy of the Government, and by reason of his rare ability, his opinions were sought whenever loans were to be floated by Municipal, State or Federal authorities." - Lewis, The History of an Old Philadelphia Land Title (Phila., 1934).&#11;&#11;An interesting peek into the business history of Philadelphia and Chauncey&#39;s private affairs in those years from 1830 to 1837, precisely when he was involved in building the railroad. His transactions with vendors, servants, craftsmen, workers, shopkeepers, tax collectors, are all recorded here, and Chauncey had a lot of money to spend, with houses on Walnut Street, with business interests also in Burlington, Vermont (where some of these transactions are recorded). He paid considerable taxes on his property (city, county, and "poor") and expended a substantial amount on the contruction of his houses on Walnut stree, as recorded in the pages (on stone, on carpenters, "gravel hawling", etc.). Chauncey also regularly rented a pew in the First Presbyterian Church to the tune of $36 per annum.

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        Wilhelm Grimm (1786 Hanau &#150; Berlin 1859), Jurist, Sprachforscher. Professor in Göttingen und Berlin. Kniestück im Dreiviertelprofil nach links.

      - Radierung, 1837, auf Velin. 28:22,5 cm. Reste von Vergilbung im Papier. Literatur: Stoll 42. Sehr guter Abdruck mit ca. 1 cm breitem Rand um die Plattenkante. Wilhelm Grimm wird in akademischem Talar und ein Buch in Händen haltend in dem für ihn und seinen Bruder Jacob folgenschweren Jahr 1837, dem Jahr des Protestes der &#132;Göttinger Sieben", dargestellt. Zugleich ist 1837 aber auch das Jahr der 3. Auflage der Großen Ausgabe der Kinder- und Hausmärchen, die Wilhelm betreut hat. Er ist es, der durch behutsames Eingreifen in Sprache und Sprachmelodie den Märchenstil der Brüder Grimm geprägt hat. Die der Radierung zugrunde liegenden Zeichnung entstand im September 1837 in Göttingen, wo Ludwig Emil Grimm an den Feiern zum hundertjährigen Bestehen der Universität &#150; auf Einladung seiner Brüder &#150; teilnahm.Der vor allem als Radierer tätige Grimm war 1804-1808 Schüler der Kasseler Kunstakademie bei Gottlieb Kobold (1769-1809), Andreas Range (1762-1828) und Ernst Friedrich Ferdinand Robert (1763-1843). Durch seine Brüder Jacob und Wilhelm Grimm wurde er mit Clemens Brentano (1778-1842) und Achim von Arnim (1781-1831) bekannt, mit denen er zusammenarbeitete. Wohl 1807 lernte Grimm Bettine Brentano (1785-1859) kennen, von der er zahlreiche Porträts anfertigte. In November 1808 zog er nach Landshut zu Brentano und dessen Schwager Friedrich Carl von Savigny (1779-1861). Auf ihre Vermittlung ging er nach München und erlernte Kupferstechen bei Carl Ernst Christoph Heß (1755-1828). Zugleich studierte er an der Münchner Akademie unter Andreas Seidl (1760-1834). Unterbrechung des Studiums 1814 durch Teilnahme an den Freiheitskriegen. Mit Georg Brentano reiste er im Frühjahr 1816 nach Italien, wo er zwei Monate blieb. 1817 kehrte er nach Kassel zurück. 1824 reiste Grimm zum ersten Mal nach Willingshausen und wurde zum Mitbegründer der Willingshäuser Malerkolonie, eine der ersten Malerkolonien Deutschlands. 1832 wurde er an die Kasseler Kunstakademie als Lehrer berufen.

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        The Posthumous Papers Of The Pickwick Club

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1837. First EditionFirst printing.. Very good in a fine more recent 3/4, dark green leather and light green cloth covered boards with gilt rules at the edges of the leather and with five raised bands on the spine with gilt gilt tooling and text in the compartments. There are three early prior owner's names with dates of 1838, 1893 and 1918 written in ink on the title page. The preliminaries show some soiling and minor foxing. With the exception of the illustrated plates, the bulk of the text is free from foxing or tanning. Without a dust jacket as issued. The book is contained within a fine, green cloth covered, double slip case. This is the first book edition with all of the issue points present to include two chapter IIIs with the signature mark of "E", the half title page and the directions to the binder/errata. 609 pages with forty-three illustrations by R. Seymour and "Phiz". (Smith, vol. 1, 3) An extremely handsomely bound book.

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        A New General Atlas of the World, Compiled from the latest authorities both English and Foreign, Containing separate Maps of its various Countries and States, and exhibiting their Boundaries & Divisions, also the Chains of Mountains, Rivers, Lakes and other Geographical Features comprehended in forty seven Maps ?

      Henry Teesdale, London 1837 - A fine and attractive atlas, with Maps 35-42 relating to the Americas. The map of Mexico and Guatemala shows the constituent provinces of Mexico on the eve of the Texas rebellion.The finely detailed map of Van Diemen's Land shows new settlements and mining areas. Engraved title, engraved list of contents, 47 maps, hand-colored in outline (double sheet map of India reinforced along folds, trimmed close along right-hand border). 1 vols. Folio

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