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        Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. . - [Complete in 7 Volumes]

      [Edinburgh] : Robert Cadell, Edinburgh. John Murray And Whittaker And Co. , London. , MDCCCXXXVII. -MDCCCXXXVIII 1837 - Physical desc. : 7 v. : port. , fold. Facsim. ; 21 cm. Subjects; Authors, Scottish - 19th century - Biography. "Chronological list of the publications of Sir Walter Scott": v. 7, p. [433]-439 and "Index of proper names. " v. 7, p. 441-478. Referenced by: NCBEL, 680. Referenced by: Corson, 302. Finely bound in contemporary aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with dark morocco gilt-blocked labels. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and toned as with age. Scans &c. On request. 8 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memoirs of the life of Sir Walter Scott [complete in 7 volumes]

      Edinburgh: : Robert Cadell ; London: John Murray 1837 - Physical description: 7v. frontis., facsim. ; 8vo. Subjects: Scott, Sir, Walter, 1771-1832 -- Memoirs. Notes: Frontispiece and folding facsim. to vol. 1. Errata slip tipped in at preface of vol. 1. Work compiled by J. G. Lockhart (see preface Vol. I). Other names: Lockhart, J. G. (John Gibson), 1794-1854. Very good copies bound in contemporary full aniline calf. Gilt-blocked leather label to spines with raised bands. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed as with age. Shadow staining evident to covers, prelims. and terminal pages of vols. 1, 2, 3, 4 & 6. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Provenance: From the library of Sir William Eden with his bookplate. 3 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Übersicht des Arachnidensystems.

      Nürnberg, in der C.H. Zeh'schen Buchhandlung, 1837-1850. 5 parts. 8vo (200 x 125mm). pp. vi, 39; 38, 130, (2); 136; 104, with 48 engraved plates of which 32 hand-coloured. Contemporary half calf, spine with gilt lettering. Carl Ludwig Koch (1778-1857) was a famous German arachnologist and inspector of water and forest. His principal work 'Die Arachniden' (1831-48) was commenced by C.W. Hahn and Koch was responsible for ther last twelve volumes.//Nissen ZBI, 2250.

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        Common Curlew; Numenius arquata (Lath)

      London 1837 - John Gould (1804-1881) was an English ornithologist, self-taught artist and naturalist. Gould first worked as a gardener under his father in the Royal Gardens of Windsor from 1818-1824, where he began his illustrations. He became an expert taxidermist, opening his own practice in London in 1824 and in 1827 he became the first Curator and Preserver at the museum of the Zoological Society of London. Through his work he was able to meet with the country’s leading naturalists and view new collections of birds given to the Zoological Society. His interest in birds was continually developing and in 1830 he published his first volume on birds, “A Century of Birds From the Himalaya Mountains.” For the next fifty years, Gould, his wife and artists working with them traveled around Asia, the East Indies and Australia. His wife Elizabeth and other artists were able to transfer his sketches to stone; hand print and hand-color them. One of the most accomplished and engaging natural history works of the 19th century, “The Birds of Europe” was also the first of Gould's works to feature plates by Edward Lear. A total of sixty-eight images bear Lear's name, and they are among the most remarkable bird drawings ever made. Lear endowed his illustrations with some measure of his own whimsy and intelligence, and his style is at once fluidly spontaneous and realistically precise. In this way, the images of “The Birds of Europe” are amazingly distinctive, while also highly realistic. Gould undertook this work partly in an effort to redress the imbalance between the study of local and foreign ornithology. Gould portrayed birds native to Europe in a manner that had only been thought appropriate for the colorful species of distant places. In this way he managed to draw much popular interest back to native birds, which were suddenly considered equally beautiful to exotic species. This hand-colored lithograph, Common Curlew; Numenius arquata (Lath), measures 14.5" x 21.25" and is in very good condition with few faint foxing marks throughout. Also called the Eurasian Curlew, this wading bird is expertly hand colored in rich shades of brown and taupe. Fine lines detail each feather and create intricate feather patterns the length of the body. The extremely long bill of this bird is accented as it extends across the lithograph.

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      Bauger .- Aubert, Paris - Sans date ( 1837 ) suite de SOUVENIRS DE CARNAVAL .- 6 très belles lithographies coloriées et gommées à l' époque.- Demi maroquin marron , dos lisse.- Très bel exemplaire .- De la bibliothèque de Paul Gavault ( ex- libris .) Size: In 4to [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ornithology. The Naturalist's Library. Vol. VII + VIII. Birds of Western Africa.

      Edinburgh, W. H. Lizars, 1837,. in-8vo, 286 p. / 263 p., 32 + 32 hand-coloured plates, small legacy-stamps 'Dr. Guggisberg', restored clothbounds.. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        The Plays of William Shakspeare (Shakespeare), complete in 8 volumes

      Longman and Co. and Clarke, Cadell., London 1837 - Complete set in 8 volumes. 1837. Hardcover 8vos., full leather bindings, with red leather spines and green boards, intricate gold design and titles on the spines. Marbled endpapers and edges. Frontis engraving of Shakespeare in volume 1. Near Fine. Minor scuffing to the leather at the spine ends. Otherwise a beautiful set. Clean contents. Tight, fresh bindings. The complete plays of Shakespeare in 8 volumes. Digital images available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A systematic and stratigraphical catalogue of the fossil fish in the Cabinets of Lord Cole and Sir Philip Grey Egerton; together with an alphabetical and stratigraphical catalogue of the same species, with references to their published figures and descriptions.

      London, Richard and J.E. Taylor, 1837. 4to (285 x 225mm). Leaves 12. Contemporary wrappers. "The following catalogues were prepared at the suggestion of Professor Agassiz to whose wonted liberality I am indebted for documents explanatory of his system of Ichthyology, hitherto uncommunicated to the public" (from the Preface). A privately issued catalogue.//B.M. (Nat. Hist.) II, p.513.

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        The History of Rome

      - London - Samuel Bentley 1837 - Acollection of the History of Rome by B. G. Niebuhr. Complete in five volumes. The complete set is scarce. Translated by Julius Sharles Hare and Connop Thirwall, Fellows of Trinity College, Cambridge. Third Edition, Revised. With fold-out maps. Barthold Georg Niebuhr (27 August 1776 2 January 1831) was a Danish-German statesman and historian who became Germany's leading historian of Ancient Rome and a founding father of modern scholarly historiography. By 1810 Niebuhr was inspiring German patriotism in students at the University of Berlin by his analysis of Roman economics and government. Historians generally view Niebuhr as a leader of the Romantic Era and symbol of German national spirit that emerged after the defeat at Jena. But he was also deeply rooted in the classical spirit of the Age of Enlightenment in his intellectual presuppositions, his use of philologic analysis, and his emphasis on both general and particular phenomena in history. Condition: In full calf leather bindings with gilt embellishment to the spines and gilt borders to the boards. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Some of the spine labels are missing. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright and clean with some scattered light foxing. There is a bookplate to the front pastedown in all volumes. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 (212 × 133 mm). Original purple pebble-grain morocco, boards blind stamped, spine lettered in gilt, edges gilt, yellow coated endpapers. 43 engraved plates by H. K. Browne. Boards rubbed, spine faded, a short closed tear to half-title, edges darkened, endpapers spotted and stained, plates oxidised. A very good copy. First edition in book form, publisher's deluxe binding. The contemporary leather-bound editions of Dickens are not described in detail by bibliographers, though copies such as the present are occasionally seen in trade, variously described as either publisher's presentation or deluxe bindings. There is evidence from contemporary records (see Robert L. Patten, Charles Dickens and his Publishers, p. 101) that the early novels were available in full morocco at a higher price than the cloth bindings, and in the absence of a publisher's presentation inscription, it seems prudent to claim no more than that this is a deluxe binding. That it is a publisher's binding, rather than a bespoke period binding, is indicated by the blind-stamping to the boards, which is identical to that found on the cloth case of the third edition of Sketches by Boz published by Chapman and Hall at the same time. The grain of the leather is the same pebbled finish seen in other deluxe publisher's bindings on the early Dickens titles and the yellow-coated endpapers are identical to those found in many of the original cloth cases. Pickwick Papers, Charles Dickens's first novel, transformed the obscure journalist into England's most famous author in a matter of months. The first monthly instalment was issued in an edition of 1,000 copies in April 1836. The book became a publishing sensation after the introduction of Sam Weller in chapter 10, the fourth instalment, issued in July 1836, after which the publishers reprinted the earlier instalments so that readers could catch up. For that reason, even in parts, copies are almost impossible to find in uniform first state. By the time the book was issued in November 1837, many textual corrections had been made. Booksellers often list numerous (and confusing) text points that might conceivably apply to a perfect set of Pickwick Papers as originally issued in parts, but all these points could never be found together in the issues in book form. The serial was originally intended to be primarily a vehicle for the cartoons of Robert Seymour, until he committed suicide after the first number was published. Robert William Buss then took over, but he was inexperienced in steel engraving and had to be fired. The final choice, Hablot Knight Browne (Phiz), was to be Dickens's chosen collaborator for the next two decades. Phiz illustrated parts IV?-XX, re-engraved the Seymour plates and entirely replaced the Buss plates for later issues. The later issue plates, as here, do not contain page locations; they are signed, titled, and have the small engraved Chapman and Hall imprint below the caption.

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        Leitfaden zur Nordischen Alterthumskunde, herausgegeben von der königlichen Gesellschaft für Nordische Altherthumskunde.

      Kopenhagen, 1837. 8vo. Uncut in the original printed wrappers. A very light damp stain to hinges and spine cracked vertically down the middle, but still tight and cords intact. An excellent clean and fresh copy. (4), 108 pp.. Scarce first German edition of this milestone publication, which laid the foundation of modern archaeology and transformed it into an exact science. With this seminal publication, Thomsen was the first to establish an evidence-based division of prehistory into discrete periods, and with it he became the originator of the three-age system (the division into Stone Age - Bronze Age - Iron Age), which is "the basic chronology that now underpins the archaeology of most of the Old World" (Rowley-Conwy: From Genesis to Prehistory, p.1). This foundational work altered our understanding of our world and our place in it and contains the first use of "culture" in an archaeological context."Christian Jürgensen Thomsen, (born Dec. 29, 1788, Copenhagen, Den.-died May 21, 1865, Copenhagen), Danish archaeologist who deserves major credit for developing the three-part system of prehistory, naming the Stone, Bronze, and Iron ages for the successive stages of man's technological development in Europe. His tripartite scheme brought the first semblance of order to prehistory and formed the basis for chronological schemes developed for other areas of the globe by succeeding generations of archaeologists." (Encycl. Britt.).Up until the beginning of the 19th century, our understanding of antiquities had been very loose and fumbling. Studying the artifacts, earlier archaeologists had used a great deal of imagination, especially when adapting information from written sources to the objects. Only when Thomsen enters the scene, this approach changes. He is the first to focus the investigation upon the artifacts themselves. Quickly realizing that this approach must be the only way forward, he soon distinguished clearly between objects, both similar and different, and established what belonged together in time and where there were chronological differences. He was among the first to differentiate between history that could be studied through written sources and prehistory which could only be studied through material culture. He realized - as the first - that in order to interpret findings of prehistoric objects, one would have to know their source and the context in which they were found - thus establishing the foundation for modern excavation technique. He trained the great archaeologist J.J.A. Worsaae and sent him on excavation expeditions to acquire artifacts for ethnographic museum that he had founded and thus also founded Danish archaeology. Thomsen was the first to perceive typologies of grave goods, grave types, methods of burial, pottery and decorative motifs, and to assign these types to layers found in excavation, thus combining our different sources of knowledge to establish certainty. When, in 1836, the Royal Society of Northern Antiquaries published Thomsen's illustrated contribution to "Guide to Scandinavian Archaeology" (i.e. the present publication), in which he put forth his chronology for the first time, together with comments about typology and stratigraphy, Thomsen already had an international reputation. But this publication gave him more than that - it made him the founder of modern archaeology and arguably the most influential archaeologist of all times. In 1816 Thomsen had been appointed head of "antiquarian" collections, which later developed into the National Museum of Denmark. It was while organizing and classifying the antiquities for exhibition that he discovered how much more sense it would make to present them chronologically, and so he did, using what is now known as the "three-age system". Proposing that prehistory had advanced from an age of stone tools, to ages of tools made from bronze and iron was not in itself a novel idea, but no previous proposals allowed for the dating of artifacts (which Thomsen's system did for the first time) and they were all presented as systems of evolution. Refining the idea of stone-bronze-iron phases, Thomsen turned it into a chronological system by seeing which artifacts occurred with which other artifacts in closed finds. In this way, he was the first to establish an evidence-based division of prehistory into discrete periods. It is this seminal achievement that led to his being credited as the originator of the three-age system.He provided for the first time a solid empirical basis for the system that ever since the present publication has laid at the foot of all archaeological research. He showed that artifacts could be classified into types and that these types varied over time in ways that correlated with the predominance of stone, bronze or iron implements and weapons. In this way he turned the Three-age System from being an evolutionary scheme based on intuition and general knowledge into a system of relative chronology supported by archaeological evidence."His published and personal advice to Danish archaeologists concerning the best methods of excavation produced immediate results that not only verified his system empirically but placed Denmark in the forefront of European archaeology for at least a generation. He became a national authority when C.C Rafn, secretary of the Kongelige Nordiske Oldskriftselskab ("Royal Society of Northern Antiquaries"), published his principal manuscript in "Ledetraad til Nordisk Oldkyndighed" ("Guide to Scandinavian Archaeology") in 1836."This groundbreaking publication was immediately translated into German (published the following year, 1837), in which form it reached a wide audience, influencing the archaeologists of all of Europe. In 1848, it was published in English and became highly influential on the development of archaeology theory and practice in Great Britain and the United States.In 1849 Thomsen founded the world's first ethnografic museum, which continued to contribute significantly to the development of modern archaeology."Throughout the course of the nineteenth century growing amounts of archaeological material were being recovered as the vastly expanding engineering activities of the Industrial Revolution were transforming Central and Western Europe into the "workshop of the world." Indeed, much of the popular appeal of archaeology in early Victorian times lay in its seeming demonstration that this contemporary technological advancement, which both intrigued and delighted the middle classes, was no mere accident but the acceleration of a tendency for "progress" which was innate in humankind. This evidence that cultural evolution as opposed to degeneration from an original state of grace had been a significant feature of human history made archaeology pre-eminently a science of progress. Within the context of the history of the discipline, however, the birth of this "scientific archaeology", as distinct from the antiquarianism of earlier times, is generally associated with the unfolding of the "Three Age System" and the pioneering work of C.J. Thomsen.While in the past a few archaeologists had attempted to subdivide prehistoric materials into various temporal segments, it was Thomsen who first envisaged, and applied, on the basis of archaeological evidence, a systematic classification of antiquities according to the criteria of material use and form which could be correlated with a sequence of temporal periods: the Ages of Stone, Bronze, and Iron, familiar to every student of archaeology for the last hundred years. The novelty of this approach, however, did not lie in the concept of technological development gleaned from his familiarity with the conjectural history of the Enlightenment, or in his assumption of a sequence of Stone, Bronze, or Iron Ages, itself a variation of Lucretius' popular model. Rather, it lay in his employment of "seriational principles" acquired from his extensive knowledge of numismatics, which he used to combine evidence concerning technology, grave goods, along with the shape and decoration of various artefacts into an internally consistent developmental sequence. Though Thomsen's Museum of Northern Antiquities in Denmark had arranged its collection of artefacts in accordance with this new system as early as 1819, the first written account of his research was not set out in print until the "Ledetraad til Nordisk Oldkyndighed" ("Guide Book to Northern/Nordic Antiquities") was published in 1836. While prior to Thomsen's work, thinking about antiquities in both Europe and the United States bas both intellectually fragmented and essentially speculative, the publication of the "Ledetraad" and its translation into German a year later unified archaeological studies by providing scholars with an exemplar or "paradigm". For, while previously antiquarians and indeed classical archaeologists, who were interested in what are now recognized to be prehistoric remains, tended to look to written records and/or oral traditions to provide a historical context for their finds, it was Thomsen who liberated archaeologists from this restrictive assumption through the creation of a carefully controlled chronology which allowed for the comprehensive study of those periods in history for which NO written records were available. In the second half of the nineteenth century, Thomsen's system established itself as THE system, as his basic classification of artefacts, arranged in periods by virtue of an analogy with the form and function of tools in his own day, was modified an elaborated upon by, among others, Worsaae, de Mortillet and John Lubbock." (D.A. Nestor: Cognitive Perspectives on Israelite Identity, pp. 46-48)

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        History of South America and Mexico; comprising their discovery, geography, politics, commerce and revolutions A geographical and historical view of Texas, with a detailed account of the Texian Revolution and War.

      Hartford: H. Huntington, 1837. - 2 volumes in one. 8vo., (8 x 5 inches). 2 letterpress title pages; additional engraved vignette title page (occasional spotting throughout). 2 fine folding engraved maps of "Mexico and Texas" and "South America," with original hand color in full (marginal chip, not affecting the image, a few spots, some newer creases), engraved frontispiece "Battle of Jacinto," 2 engraved plates (a bit spotted). Contemporary American tree calf, the smooth spine lettered and decorated in gilt (extremities a bit worn). First edition, second printing with the additional material related to Texas by Gov. E. M. Pease's father from on-the-spot reports of the Texas Revolution. The first edition published in 1825, was a much smaller work, covering only the revolutions in Latin America, and with no Texas content. The important map of Texas is the first issue and shows all of present-day Texas in bold pink hand-coloring, extends to 38° North, and does not yet locate Houston, Lynchburg, Liberty, San Augustine, Rio Grande City, and Teran, which are present in later issues. "This volume was originally published in 1827 [sic] by Connecticut senator and author John Milton Niles. A new edition in 1837 added an account of the Revolution by Lorain Pease of Connecticut, whose son Elijah Pease supported Texas independence, fought in the Revolution, and later served as the state's governor" (Tyler, "Prints and Printmakers of Texas"). "This is an excellent contemporary account of the Texas Revolution and its beginnings [with] reprintings of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, Burleson's report on the taking of Bexar in December, 1835, the Travis letter of February 24, 1836, and several other reports and documents. One of these is a reprinting (pp. 329-335), which I do not recollect having seen elsewhere, of the report of Benjamin H. Holland, Captain of the 2d Company of Artillery, on the Fannin Massacre. The value of this contemporary account, compiled by the father of one of the participants, has been overlooked" (Streeter 1285). Hill, page 212; Howes N156. For more information about this book, 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: Hard Cover]

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        A Complete System of French Domestic Cookery, Formed Upon Principles of Economy, and Adapted to the use of Families of Moderate Fortune: Being the Result of Forty Years Extensive Practice, and According to the Methods of the First officiers de Bouche, Comptrollers of the Royal Palaces, and Cooks of the Highest Repute in Paris

      Published by S. Cornish, London 1837 - , 380 pages, contains recipes for Soups, Beef, Puddings, Fowls, Pastry, Pork and many others, with additions from Monsieur Ude and others, and a glossary of French terms Fourth Edition , cover a little rubbed, front hinge partially cracked but holding, light pencil notes on a few pages, textblock clean, book in good condition , dark green patterned cloth, with gilt title black leather spine label 12mo, 19 x 11 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Principles Of Geology: Being An Inquiry How Far The Former Changes Of The Earth's Surface Are Referable To Causes Now In Operation [COMPLETE IN FOUR VOLUMES FIFTH EDITION PUBLISHED 1837]

      John Murray, London, 1837, Hardcover (Half Leather), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Fifth EditionBooks ? All four volumes complete with pages and plates as required, additional SCANS available]. in near Very Good half leather binding with marble paper covered boards ? some wear to the extreme edges, extreme ends of the spine and corners, also some rubbing/surface abrasion to the marble paper. Spine labels in red and gilt though attractive are not original. Contents: Volume One has browning and staining to the free front end paper, frontispiece, title page and first preface page. Volume Two has browning to plate 6 and to page 195 opposite. Volume Four has slight browning to plate 10 and to page 59 opposite. All the volumes have some browning to the free front and rear end paper and paste downs corners and there is slight marking to the occasional page otherwise clean and tightly bound. An attractive set of this important work. Size: 7.25 inches tall by 4.25 inches. xviii, 462, 442, 447, 448 pages. Volume One - black & white full page frontispiece line drawing, 2 further fold out plates one b/w & one col'd and a further 24 engravings. Volume Two - 4 fold out black and white plates & 62 engravings. Volume Three - 3 plates all single page one col'd and two b/w & 106 engravings. Volume Four - 6 fold out plates two col'd and four b/w and 226 engravings. [15 PLATES IN TOTAL]. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Natural History & Resources; Geology; Inventory No: 8223.

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        Introduction To The Literature of Europe.

      London: Murray 1837 - 4 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A very handsome set bound in full calf by Bickers. With wide gilt raised bands, triple labels, gilt panels, dentelles and all edges. With a gilt embossed device to the upper boards and an armorial bookplate. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Complete Angler

      London - Edinburgh - Philadelphia: Charles Tilt - J. Menzies - T. Wardle, 1837. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Two volumes in gilt red morocco, hinges rubbed, spine ends chipped with some loss of leather at the head of volume 1, small dent to front board of vol 2. Each volume with the bookplate of Matthew White, Viscount Ridley and a shelf label inside the front cover as well as gift inscriptions to blanks. Slight scattered foxing, otherwise clean. Each volume with a frontispiece. 4 1/4" x 2 3/4", from Tilt's miniature library. xi, 152; 149, 8pp.The first edition of the Compleat Angler with an American imprint, they were issued two volumes in one in cloth, in two volumes in cloth, two volumes in silk and in morocco. The silk and morocco bindings are rarely seen, so though all issues are scarce. Lowndes 2829, Bibliotheca Piscatoria 229, Horne 1837. This is the first US edition. Size: 32mo. 2-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Fishing & Hunting; Inventory No: 045013.

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        Histoire naturelle des insectes. Aptères.

      - Paris, Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, 1837-1847. 4 text volumes and atlas. Royal-8vo. pp. vi, 682; 548, (1); viii, 476; xvi, 623, 24, with 52 engraved plates of which 43 beautifully handcoloured. Contemporary half green calf, spines with gilt ornaments and lettering (text) & contemporary brown half calf, spines slightly worn with gilt lettering (atlas). The first 2 volumes were published by Walckenaer and the remaining 2 volumes jointly with Gervais. "Over a period of a decade, 1837-47, Walckenaer produced a four volume 'Histoire naturelle des Insectes Aptères', which occupies a permanent place in the history because of the large number of still-valid genera which were first described in it" (Savory, Spiders, men, and scorpions p. 54). The present copy has the plates in coloured state. The coloured issue is very rare, and the 9 plain plates were never coloured. The fine stipple-engraved plates give exact details of the depicted insects and are superbly handcoloured. The work forms a part of the series 'Suites à Buffon'.Hagen II, 251; Horn-Schenkling 23035; Nissen ZBI, 4319. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Felonry of New South Wales : Being a faithful picture of the real romance of life in Botany Bay

      London: For the Author, Whaley and Co, 1837. Octavo, with a folding map of the Town of Sydney as frontispiece (repaired), bound in later half calf. First edition of this controversial book, published in London, and unanimously attacked in Australia as frivolous, slanderous, and prejudiced.The 1830s saw increased friction in New South Wales between colonial conservatives and the liberal governor, Sir Richard Bourke, who introduced a number of reforms that endeared him to the Emancipists, notably a new law allowing former convicts to serve as jurors and criminal cases to be tried by civil juries. Bourke retaliated to the attacks of Mudie and other opponents by depriving them of their Magistracies: "This loss of caste was too much for Mudie, who sold up and returned to England vowing revenge. It came in the form of a hastily written book... 'Felonry', Mudie explained, was his own word, encompassing all of the 'criminal population' of the colony, including the Emancipists, no matter what their wealth or professional standing. It corresponded, he said, to the orders of the old world - 'the tribe of appellatives distinguished by the same termination, as peasantry, tenantry, yeomanry, gentry...&c.' Such people, he argued, were 'for ever infamous... infamous in law... unworthy of future trust'; they and their offspring should be disenfranchised forever..." (Robert Hughes, "The Fatal Shore", 1987, p. 330). Mudie's word has duly made its way into the Oxford English Dictionary.In 1840, Mudie foolishly returned to Sydney, but apparently not sufficient time had elapsed; the son of one of his victims publicly horsewhipped him. From the collection of Robert Edwards.

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      London: William Pickering,, 1837. Octavo (161 × 99 mm). Contemporary black full morocco, titles and heron crest to spine gilt, edges gilt. Bookplate with heron crest and with the initials WRTC. Binding lightly rubbed with string mark to upper board. An excellent copy. First edition of the prose fairy tale by the daughter of poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

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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. Contemporary green full morocco, spine gilt-tooled in compartments, sides panelled with gilt-tooled cornerpieces and two triple-ruled gilt borders, turn-ins gilt rolled, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Engraved frontispiece, vignette title page and 74 plates. With the directions to the binder/errata leaf at the rear. Armorial bookplate, and ink ownership inscription to title page. Spine and corners slightly rubbed, spotting to some plates, but on the whole a sound and handsome copy in very good condition. First edition bound from parts, with the two Buss plates present (facing pages 69 and 74), and the plates in early states with page numbers but not titles or imprints, however but with the later state vignette title page, the signboard reading "Weller" instead of "Veller". This copy bears an exceptionally handsome contemporary binding.

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        Visit to the Great Oasis of the Libyan Desert; with an account, ancient and modern, of the Oasis of Amun, and the other Oases now under the Dominion of the Pasha of Egypt.

      Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green and Longman, London, 1837, Half calf, Book Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: AuthorSize: 5¾" by 8¾", After five months' residence in Thebes, 'sketching', Hoskins took a side trip with architect [Frederick] Catherwood & Egyptologist [Robert] Hay to the Oasis Magna at El Khargeh (present-day Kharga in southern Egypt; the Libyan Desert is not entirely within Libya) - once an important part of caravan trade between Egypt & Sudan - where he did some more sketching & paper-casting of the sculptures & monuments. Later, some lesser oases in southern Egypt were visited, not without hazard. Includes a brief account of life & general conditions in Egypt and descritions of some other notable oases not actually visited by Hoskins. Hardcover, half brown calf over red marbled boards, red spine label, gilt titling. General wear, front hinge weak with one-inch split at top, head of spine chipped; pencilled name (Wm R Gill 8 March 1886) on flyleaf. Text clean; xvi, 338 pages; 20 elegant lithographed plates from sketches by the author (3 folding, of bas-relief heiroglyphs in the Temple at El Khargeh which Hoskins & Hay uncovered); folding map; transcriptions & translations of Greek inscriptions on the monuments.

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        The announcement of the new partnership of attorneys Stuart & Lincoln in the ?Sangamo Journal?

      "Original newspaper, ?Sangamo Journal,? December 23, 1837. The first and last pages are visible in the framed display. Four pages (two sheets), each 18? x 24.75?. In the upper portion of the first column of the first page appears this five line advertisement: ?STUART & LINCOLN, / ATTORNEYS and Counsellors at Law, will practice, / conjointly, in the Courts of this Judicial Circuit. ?" / Office No. 4 Hoffman?s Row, up stairs. / Springfield, april 12, 1837.? Two ads directly above: ?NINIAN W. EDWARDS, / ATTORNEY & COUNSELLOR AT LAW, / Springfield ?" Illinois.? In unusually fine condition with no visible tears. Double matted and framed under glass on both sides to display pages one and four. Slightly chipped 26? x 33? frame.Lincoln had moved from New Salem, Illinois, to Springfield in 1836. He had first met Edwards when both were members of the State House of Representatives. Ninian W. Edwards and Elizabeth Todd were married in 1832. At the Edwards mansion, Lincoln met Elizabeth?s sister, Mary Todd, who had moved into the Edwards? home in 1839. On November 4, 1842, Lincoln and Mary Todd were married in the home of Ninian and Elizabeth Todd Edwards.Lincoln and John Todd Stuart, cousin of Mary Todd, had served together in the Illinois House of Representatives from 1834-1836. They formed Stuart & Lincoln on April 12, 1837, as stated in the ad.?Beginning publication in 1831, shortly after Lincoln settled as a young man in New Salem, the ?Sangamo Journal? faithfully supported Abraham Lincoln and the Whig Party. Changing to the ?Illinois Journal? in 1847, shortly after Lincoln left for Congress, the newspaper continued its support of the Whig Party. In 1855, the name changed again, to the ?Illinois State Journal,? and the paper supported the Republican Party as Abraham Lincoln rose to national prominence.? --- ?Lincoln Editor,? The Quarterly Newsletter of The Papers of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 12 Number 4, October-December 2012."

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        L'empereur Napoléon. Tableaux et récits des batailles, combats, actions et faits militaires des armées sous leur immortel général. 90 gravures par Réveil, d'après les peintures du Musée de Versailles et autres monuments.

      Audot,, Paris, 1837 - Paris, Audot, 1837. 8°. (1) Bl., 198 S. Mit 89 (dv. Tafel 44/45 doppelblattgr.) gest. Tafeln von Réveil. Halblederbd. d. Zt. mit blindgepr. Rücken u. einfacher Rückenvergoldung (leicht berieben u. bestossen). Barbier 84. - Vollständiges Exemplar der einzigen Ausgabe der von Joseph Tastu (franz. Romanist 1787-1849) anonym herausgegebenen Biographie über Napoleon I mit umfangreicher Bebilderung nach Gemälden aus dem Musée de Versailles. - Durchgehend stockfleckig. - Einbandgelenke etwas spröde. Sprache: Französisch / Français / French (leicht berieben u. bestossen). Halblederbd. d. Zt. mit blindgepr. Rücken u. einfacher Rückenvergoldung

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        The Western Address Directory Containing the Cards of Merchants, Manufacturers, and Other Business Men - together with historical, topographical & statistical sketches of those cities, and towns in the Mississippi Valley, intended as a Guide

      Baltimore: Jos. Robinson, 1837 - An early directory of midwestern and Mississippi valley towns from Pittsburgh to St. Louis, including Wheeling, Zanesville, Portsmouth, Dayton, Cincinnati, Madison, and Louisville. Each city entry is followed by ads and business cards printed on colored stock. Scarce First edition. 8vo. 468 pp., with ads following each section printed on blue, yellow, brown, and pink paper. Later quarter blue pebbled shagreen and boards. Light foxing and browning throughout. Contemporary signature of George A. Waller Portsmouth, O. on the ffep. Bookplate of Abel Berland. Howes L576; Sabin 42767; Graff 2561 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        COURS DE DROIT FRANÇAIS SUIVANT LE CODE CIVIL, 2èmeéd. absolument conforme à la première (mq. la table)

      Paris Alex-Gobelet / Thorel succ. 1828-1837 - , 21 vol. in-8, demi-skyvertex vert, tit. doré sur dos lisse, (coiffes émoussées, ptt mq. aux coins, mouillures et rousseurs), bon état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A History of British Water Birds Indigenous and Migratory. Volumes 1 -3

      London Scott, Webster and Geary 1837. G+ : in Good condition plus without dust jacket. Cover lightly rubbed with some edge fading First Edition Green/gilt hardback embossed cloth cover 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). xv, 631pp; xii, 503pp; xii, 768pp. Illustrated by numerous engravings. 'Including their organization, habits, and relations; remarks on classification and nomenclature; an account of the principal organs of birds, and observations relative to practical ornithology'.The author [1796-1852] was a Scottish naturalist and ornithologist. He was a friend of Audubon and had a bird named after him [Macgillivray's Warbler]. Volume I published in 1837, II in 1839 and III in 1840.

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        Seville Cathedral. [Procesión del Corpus Christi en la Catedral de Sevilla].

      Londres, 1837. - Imgen: 40x27. Papel: 54,5x39. Litografía con color original. De la edición de lujo montado sobre cartulina en la época, con magnífico color. Excelente estado.

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        Falco Candicans [Greenland Gyrfalcon]

      London: [by the Author, 1837. Lithograph, coloured by hand, after J. Wolf and H. C. Richter, printed by Walter. (Slightly trimmed along the right side). A beautiful image from John Gould's The Birds of Great Britain: "A magnificent work with life-like portraits of birds of the British Isles" (Wood). This plate, from what Sacheverell Sitwell called "The most popular of all his works" (Fine Bird Books), shows a new liveliness of treatment that is not present in Gould's earlier works. This improvement is thanks to suggestions made by Joseph Wolf, who drew 57 of the plates and accompanied Gould on an ornithological tour of Scandinavia in 1856. Gould's illustrations were all painstakingly coloured by hand, as he states in his preface: "Many of the public are quite unaware how the colouring of these large plates is accomplished; and not a few believe that they are produced by some mechanical process or by chromo-lithography. This, however, is not the case: every sky with its varied tints and every feather of each bird were coloured by hand; and when it is will most likely cause some astonishment to those who give the subject a thought." Cf. Fine Bird Books (1990), p. 102; cf. Nissen IVB 372; cf. Sauer 23; cf. Wood p. 365; cf. Zimmer p. 261.

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        Libro de Caja para el uso y gobierno de D.Manuel Maria de Haro y Collado del Orden de Calatrava,en el cual consta todo el pertenece de su casa,arriendos,deudas,capellanias y cuanto a indicado señor corresponde en todos conceptos,según que en el se

      - pergamino de época bien conservado con cierres de laceria libro manuscrito en tinta que abarca de 1837 a 1856 aproximadamente, en portada lleva grabado pegado de escenas campestres y cruz posiblemente de Calatrava, zona de ubicación Almaden o aledaños ( Ciudad Real ). registra y da principio en 1º de Agosto del año 1837. Firmado Manuel Maria de Haro. 157 págs.

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        Oeuvres entomologiques, contenant tous les mémoires, que Th. Say a publié dans les journaux scientifiques des Etats Unis sur l'entomologie de l'Amerique du Nord. Recueillies et traduites par M. A. Gory.

      Paris, Lequien fils, 1837. 8vo (217 x 135mm). pp. 320, with 1 engraved plate. Recent cloth, spine with red gilt lettered label. The book is very rare and Horn-Schenkling 8156 only list part 1-3 with 240 pages. Our copy has part 4 also and this is all published. Our copy has the printed wrappers to 4 parts bound in at the end. It is possible that our copy lacks the general title. It is also possible this was never issued as the work remained unfinished. Thomas Say (1787-1834) is often called the 'father of American Entomology'. Some marginal browing.

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        Histoire Des Ducs De Bourgogne De La Maison De Valois 1364-1477

      Dufey Éditeur, Paris 1837 - BARANTE - Histoire Des Ducs De Bourgogne De La Maison De Valois 1364-1477 - Paris Duféy editeur - 1837 - 5e édition - 13 volumes in 8° - 12 tomes de texte 420,430,418,434,432,439,415,418,448,448,446,465 pages et 1 atlas de 99 planches hors-texte - un titre gravé et 16 cartes et plans, certains dépliants dont 1 carte de la France féodale - rousseurs- reliure demi-veau poli noir, dos orné en long - tranches jaspées - décorative - complet - bon état - FRAIS de PORT,ETABLIS,AJUSTES, en FONCTION, du POIDS,VALEUR, et DESTINATION - ici 9kg 500 - ENVOI en RECOMMANDE, dès 40€ 00 Size: In 8° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels in Circassia, Krim-Tartary, & C. : Including a Steam Voyage Down the Danube, from Vienna to Constantinople, and Round the Black Sea, in 1836 - [Complete in 2 Volumes]

      London : H. Colburn, 1837, Hardback, First EditionBoth volumes finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 1 pages; Physical desc. : 2 v. : ill. (some col. ) , music, fold. Map ; 22 cm. Subjects; Black Sea - Danube River - Crimea (Ukraine) - Caucasus & Crimea -Istanbul (Turkey) , &c. - Description and travel.

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        West Point.

      ca 1837, New York: - A sweeping panoramic view of the Hudson River from Inspiration Point looking north. The large hand colored lithograph focuses on the view up the river toward Bannerman's Island. A large home in Cold Spring is visible on the eastern shore beyond Constitution Island, while a steam ferry and numerous white sailed sloops glide across the river. A gentleman in the foreground confers with two fashionably dressed young ladies, and other couples are visible crossing a bridge at the lower left. After the Bartlett print titled "View from West Point" of 1837. The lithograph has a painted black surround highlighted with gilt rules; the title is lettered in gold at the bottom of the black surround. With an original light brown burn mark from a wooden slat in the original frame, now removed. 20 x 14 1/2". Matted and framed archivally in a gilt and dark green wood frame, 32 x 27". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Flußlandschaft am Niederrhein mit einem Blick auf Rhenen, im Vordergrund zwei Männer, an einem Fuhrwerk stehend, nach einer Vorlage von Jan van Ravenswaay.

      . Pinsel in Grau und Braun, grau und braun laviert, mit schwarzbrauner Tuschlinie umrandet, auf chamoisfarbenem Velin, verso bezeichnet, signiert und datiert "Na Jan: van Ravenswaay. ME Perne f 1837.". 19:24,8 cm. - Knickfalte in der rechten oberen Ecke.. Jan van Ravenswaay (1789 - Hilversum - 1869) war Landschafts- und Tiermaler. Seine Ausbildung absolvierte er bei J. Hoorn in Amersfoort (1753-1833) und bei P.G. van Os (1776-1839) in Hilversum. Das Reichsmuseum Amsterdam, das Museum Riga und Brüssel sowie das Museum Teyler in Haarlem besitzen Arbeiten des Künstlers.

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        Mainau, Sicht von Litzelstetten aus, Originaltitel:LA MEINAU,

      Zürich um 1837,. altkolorierte Aquatinta, Bild 19x29cm, sehr schöner Zustand, vollrandig,. aquatint, old coloured,

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        Autograph note signed to Viscount Cole, February 17, 1837

      1837. <p>1 page, plus address on verso. 181 x 176 mm. Small hole where seal was broken, otherwise fine.<p>Autograph note signed from geologist and paleontologist William Buckland, author of Reliquiae Diluvianae (1823) and the first professor of geology at Oxford University, to his former student William Willoughby Cole (1807-86), known by his courtesty title of Viscount Cole until 1840, when he assumed the title of third Earl of Enniskillen. Cole, an enthusiastic amateur geologist and paleontologist, amassed one of the world&#39;s largest collections of fossil fishes, which is now at the British Museum. He served as an M.P. in the House of Commons from 1831 until his elevation to the peerage. </p><p>Buckland&#39;s note reads "I inclose a few letters which at your first leisure I will thank you to frank for myself and Mrs. Buckland." As a Member of Parliament Cole enjoyed franking privileges (free postage), which he would have routinely extended to all of his friends and colleagues as was customary at the time. Buckland would have appreciated this service, since postage in England was expensive prior to the introduction of the Penny Post in 1840. </p>

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        Jacob Faithful

      Saunders & Otley, London 1837 - 304, 304, 308 pages. 19 x 13 cm. Another in the series of maritime fiction enormously popular in its day, amongst the first sea novels, by a distinguished naval hero based on his real life experiences. This hand-colored edition followed the uncolored first edition of 1834. SADLEIR 1578c." Etched frontispiece, and 3 plates [hand-colored] by R.W. Buss in each vol.Otley put out an advertisement that any owner of the uncolored copy who so desired would in due course receive a set of coloured plates in exchange for his plain ones." Fresh, bright triple decker set. Raised bands, spine panels richly gilt, inner dentelles, red and green morocco spine labels, slight nicks backstrip heads. Later 19th century uniform polished tan calf. Aeg. Near fine. 3 vols [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter signed (as "John W. Turk" , before he changed his name) to Secretary of the Navy Mahlon Dickerson requesting orders for "the first frigate or larger class of vessel that may be commissioned for sea service"; [with} with 3 letters to Livingston from the U.S. Navy, including Commander THOMAS A CONOVER; and Acting Secy of the Navy, CHAS. W. WELSH

      Washington, D.C., 1837; the letters to him are dated aug. 6, 1832; april 25, 1855 (welsh); aug. 25, 1857 (conover). 4to. In all, 4pp. Livingston letter stained, and separated at fold, others very good . John W. Livingston (1804-1885) naval officer from New York City, was the son of a naval surgeon, William Turk [in 1843, Turk and his wife Mary Livingston Turlk changed their name to Livingston]. Livingston rose throught the service and untimately became Commodore during the Civil War, and was promoted rear admiral in 1868. (See DAB) The earliest letter here is a grant of one month's leave of absence to "Lieut. John W. Turk." In the form letter fromthe Dept. of Navy of 1855, the Acting Secretary of the Navy, Charles W. Welsh, summons Livingston to appear at a General Court Martial on board the "Receiving ship North Carolina, at New York, on the 28th day of April" (1855); and the letter from Captain Thomas A. Conover ("Flag Officer Comdg U.S. Armed Force, Coast of Afroca") conveys orders to Livingston, then in command of the U.S.S. St. Louis , to "proceed with all despatch to Cape Palmas on the West Coast of Africa and look after our interests in that quarter."

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        Special-Karte der Landesstrecke zwischen der Etsch und der Chiese am Garda See.

      s.n., s.l., 1837 - Carta topografica in litografia a colori di cm. 60 x 200 applicata su tela e ripiegata. Entro custodia edit. in cart. con decorazioni e titoli a stampa. Eccellente stato di conservazione. Carta assai dettagliata che illustra il territorio del basso lago di Garda con estrema precisione nella divisione dei piccoli territori privati (in forma di cabreo). Rara ed assai decorativa. Non citata da Doerflinger. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1837.. viii,[9]-204pp. Original cloth and boards, printed spine label. Boards a bit edgeworn, label slightly eroded but quite legible, two early ink ownership signatures on preliminary advert leaf, moderate foxing, but a very good copy of a scarce book. First U.S. edition thus, reprinting the second series of SKETCHES (published in February in the U.S.), the title piece from its previous anthology appearance, and adding the last from its periodical appearance in the UK. Gimbel asserts that one thousand copies were printed in June. GIMBEL A10. WILKINS, p.11. AMERICAN IMPRINTS 44050.

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        History of the Life and Death of Jesus - 1678 - with Owner's Inscription

      - Richard Greetham (1837 Owner's Inscriptions) printed in London by R. Norton for R. Royston. Also includes 1678 edition of William Cave's Antiquitates Apostolicae. As also a brief enumeration and account of the apostles and their successors for the First Three Hundred Years in the Five Great Apostolical Churches. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Felonry of New South Wales: Being a faithful picture of the Real Romance of Life in Botany Bay. With Anecdotes of Botany Bay Society, and a Plan of Sydney. .

      1837 1837 - London: Printed for the Author, 1837. 8vo. Rebacked half calf over old marbled paper boards (front cover slightly worn). Spine with titling-label. (362pp .). With a folding plan of Sydney. 1st ed. of this controversial work (see Ferguson 2312). Extremely rare.

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        Bibliographie Entomologique, comprenant l'indication par ordre alphabétique 1. Des ouvrages entomologiques publiés en France et à l'étranger, depuis les temps les plus réculés jusques et y compris l'année 1834; 2. Des monographies et mémoires contenus dans les recueils, journaux et collections académiques françaises et étrangères.

      Paris, J.B. Baillière, 1837. 2 volumes. 8vo (210 x 150mm). pp. xii, 326; pp. (4), 376. Contemporary half calf, spine with gilt lettering (worn). Early entomological bibliography which was followed 25 years later by Hagen's more detailed bibliography. Achille Rémy Percheron (1797-1869) was a French entomologist. "Les Français se sont peu interessé à la bibliographie. On peut seulement citer la 'Bibliographie Entomologique' jusqu'en 1834 de Percheron (2 volumes, 18370) avec 5000 références et 500 anonymes"(Gouillard p.26).//Horn & Schenkling 16967.

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      Paris: au Bureau Central, 1837. 3 volumes. With 160 handsomely engraved plates, each with a tissue guard. 4to, calf-backed marbled boards; spines gilt; spine of volume I neatly repaired. The plates were engraved by Lalaisse, Colin, Branche, Rouargue and others.

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        MÜNCHENER SACKKALENDER auf das Jahr 1838. Redigirt von Franz Schleicher.

      München, M. Lindauer [1837].. 16° (82 x 50 mm). 32 nn. Bll. Text, 12 Tafeln, 5 Bll. vakat; mit 12 Leerblättern durchschossen. Rotes OLdr. mit Blind- u. Goldpräg. sowie Voll-Goldschnitt. Mit Lasche, Schlaufe u. lederner Bleistiftschlaufe. Gering berieben. Fehlt bei Köhring.. Die 12 altkolorierten Kupfertafeln zeigen die Kalendermonate mittels kindlicher Darsteller. Der 'Münchener Sackkalender' erschien von 1832-1865. Nach Genealogie u. Kalendarium (mit Wetterprognosen) enthält der vorliegende Jahrgang zwei lyrische Beiträge König Ludwigs, Charaden, Rätsel, ein detailliertes Verzeichnis der Briefpost- und Wagen-Verbindungen in Bayern, zuletzt sogar eine Übersicht über die wöchentliche Floßverbindung von München über Passau nach Wien. Mit einigen zeitrgen. Bleistift-Notizen auf den letzten Leerblättern.

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