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        The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1837. First edition, first issue of text. 2 vols., 8vo. 43 engraved plates by R. Seymour and H. T. Browne ("Phiz"), and EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with the rare 32 "Sam Weller" plates. Bound in full nineteenth-century brown morocco, covers elaborately gilt with design of swirling gilt fillets and fleurons, gilt spines, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. A lovely binding, with bookplate of Frederick Hulme Thwaites. Smith 3 (pp. 19-27) . This copy has all the of the textual first issue points mentioned by Hatton and Cleaver, except for the rare one on page 25: the signature 'E' is present; on page 260, line 29 reads 'hodling'; p. 267, the figure '7' is aligned above the other numbers; p. 341 has correct readings of 'inde-licate' and 'inscription';p. 342, line 5, has uncorrected "S. Veller"; p. 400, has incorrect reading 'this friends'; p. 432, the 'F' in headline is imperfect. In addition, the vignette title page is in the first state, with the sign reading 'Veller'. Lacking half-title, engraved frontispiece supplied from another edition. In addition, the copy is extra-illustrated with the 32 'Sam Weller' plates, issued under that pseudonym by Thomas Onwhyn in 1837

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        The Posthumous Papers Of The Pickwick Club

      Chapman and Hall,, London: 1837 - First 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

      London, Eng.: Chapman and Hall, 1837. First Edition. Very Good +. Seymour, R.. xiv, [2], 609, [1] p.: frontispiece, added engraved title page, and 50 leaves of plates; 22 cm. First edition, bound from the original monthly parts published from April 1836 to November 1837, without wrappers or advertisements. An attractive Riviere & Son binding of full polished calf with six spine compartments between raised bands. Leather label in the second compartment reading: Pickwick Papers. Leather label in the third compartment reading: Dickens. Gilt-tooled at tail of spine: 1837. Gilt-tooled ornamentation in the other four compartments. Gilt-ruled borders and corner ornamentation on both boards. Gilt-rolled ornamentation on edges of both boards, with gilt-tooled ornamentation continuing on the turn-ins. Top page edges gilt. Marbled endpapers, with small binder's stamp on verso of front free endpaper reading: Bound by Riviere & Son. The 50 leaves of plates, excluding the frontispiece and added engraved title page, consist of 38 plates issued by Chapman and Hall with the text (the plates by Robert Seymour and Hablot Knight Browne) and 12 additional plates published by Edward Grattan during the initial serial publication of this volume, most of them by Thomas Onwhyn and signed "Sam Weller." With the Phiz replacement plates facing pp. 73 and 76 for the R.W. Buss plates meant to face pp. 69 and 74. The 3 original plates that are not present here are the 3 Phiz plates meant to face pp. 326, 343, and 391. Smith I:3. In Very Good+ condition: extremities are lightly rubbed; otherwise a beautiful copy.

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        Scenes in Europe and Asia, for the Amusement and Instruction of Little Tarry-at-Home Travellers

      sp;- London - John Harris, 1837 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce guide in entertaining scenesto travel in Europe and Asia, illustrated with two fold out maps, one of Europe and one of Asia and engraved plates of illustrations throughout. A new edition, enlarged. Written in two sections, separately paginated, the first for Europe, the second for Asia. Written as though from the perspective of a travelling youth reporting back for the amusement and instruction of little tarry-at-home travellers. Previous owner's leather bookplate dated Christmas 1837 tipped in to front pastedown. Condition: In quarter crushed morocco with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, generally sound but with some wear to extremities, rubbing to boards. Rear joint starting, front board detached with past tape repairs to spine, rear hinge strained. Internally, text block firmly bound, but with frontispiece detached and first few pages starting due to joint and with free endpapers absent. Bright but withslight scattered foxing, in particular to plates and handling marks to pages and odd slight tidemarks to plates. Closed tears to pages 25-30 of first part. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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        1837 Engravings CRUIKSHANK Amelia VICAR OF WAKEFIELD

      London - Charles Tilt, 1837 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Publisher's paper wrappers. Extracts taken from the Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith, Joseph Andrews and Amelia by Henry Fielding. All beautifully illustrated with engraved plates by George Cruikshank. George Cruikshank (September 27, 1792February 1, 1878), was a caricaturist and book illustrator. Cruikshank's early career was renowned for his social caricatures of British life for popular publications such as The Comic Almanack (1835-1853) and Omnibus (1842) but later in his career, his book illustrations for Charles Dickens and many other authors reached an international audience. Condition: The binding is firm and both covers are attached, though the front cover is holding by the bottom of the front blank end paper only. The rear inner hinge is strained but holding. There is some wear to the extremities, particularly to the spine which is chipped. The boards also have some stains and handling marks, and the front and rear outer hinges are cracked. Internally the book is clean and bright apart from some isolated spots and handling marks. The title page, and first plate and short extract are holding by the bottom cords only. The front blank end paper has 2 small closed tears..

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        Finden's Illustrations to the Life and Works of Lord Byron : in two volumes With original and selected information on the subjects of the engravings.

      London, John Murray, Albemarle Street / sold also by Charles Tilt, Fleet Street, 1837. - 2 vol in 2 (complete). 8to (23x16), 126 (65 + 61) steel engravings with paper guards + unnumbered text pages, publisher's hardbound red cloth with ornamentic and gilt decoration and spine,full gilt edges, spine sl worn, books are tight and clean in general, some occasional foxing (namely the pretitle engravings), name verso frontispice, Complete two volume edited 1837 by Byron's publisher Murray, Albemarle St.- Landscape and Portrait Illustrations to the life and works of Lord Byron engraved by William and Edward F. Finden drawn by different artists.- few engravings by others (f.ex. H.T.Ryall and T.Higham).-- all engravings are present (contol by index).- [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pearls of the East; or, Beauties from Lalla Rookh

      Charles Tilt, 1837-01-01. Hardcover. Good. 38 cm. Rebacked spine. Publisher's green cloth with gilt decoration. Hardcover. 12 tinted lithographic plates with hand-colored highlights, all on thick paper. Spotting throughout. Lovely images and descriptions of early 19th century beauty. BMC XVII, 940.727. Designed by Fanny Corbaux and drawn on stone by Louisa Corbaux.

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        SIDUR SIFTE TSADIKIM [SIFTHEI TZADIKIM] THE FORM OF PRAYERS ACCORDING TO THE CUSTOM OF THE SPANISH AND PORTUGUESE JEWS Volume Fifth Passover and Pentecost Service (volume 5 only , of 6)

      Haswell, Barrington, and Haswell, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1837 - The English language title page is present here, but the Hebrew title page is a laid in facsimile. English title page has the signature of Rachel Haya Myers with the date March 1839. Attached to the book is a photocopy of the page in American Jewish Genealogy by Stern that shows her family tree. Ex library with deaccession letter from the JTSA confirming it was sold off at auction by the Seminary library, while this library briefly held the name the Boesky Library. New binding. Singerman 0630 (1837-38). Sidur Siftey Tzadikim, Leeser's comprehensive Sephardic prayer book, was the first American prayer book, published in America, containing the liturgy for the entire year. It contains the original Hebrew text and an English translation, with each Hebrew page facing the page of its English translation. Leeser marketed his prayer book both to audiences in American and the British colonies in the Caribbean, and he therefore included prayers on behalf of a Monarch and a Republican government. Reprinted a number of times throughout the 19th & 20th Centuries, it became the standard prayer book for Sephardic Jews in North America. Leeser founded the first Jewish Publication Society of America and "brought many important works to the attention of the American Jewish community. He published the first Hebrew primer for children (1838), the first complete English translation of the Sephardi prayer book (1848) [sic 1837-8, presented here], and numerous textbooks for children. He founded the first Hebrew high school (1849), the first Jewish representative and defense organization in 1859 (the Board of Delegates of American Israelites), Maimonides College, and the first American Jewish rabbinical school in 1867. His major literary achievement was the first American translation of the Bible, published in 1845. This became the standard American Jewish translation of the Bible until the new Jewish Publication Society translation of 1917.Leeser was a traditionalist who did much to stem the tide of Reform. Although he was identified with the Sephardi community his influence affected the entire community and he laid the foundations for many of the key institutions of present-day Jewish life. His contributions to every area of Jewish culture and religion made him a major builder of American Judaism. "(Jack Reimer, EJ) Contents of a complete set: v. 1 Daily prayers; v. 2 New-year service; v. 3 Day of atonement service ; v. 4 Tabernacle service; v. 5 Passover and Pentecost service; v. 6 Fast day service. The first edition is rare, with only 10 institutions listed in OCLC with sets. Leeser, and many others believed that this edition was superior to the one published by Leeser's competitor, the London hazzan, David Aaron de Sola. Leeser ordered new Hebrew types from abroad for this work and taught his typesetters, Benjamin George Smith and Jacob Washington Fletcher, Hebrew so they could perform their tasks properly. In 1851 Leeser announced that the '500 copies became gradually exhausted in 14 years.'" This is a clear indication that the first two printings were, indeed, of a very limited run. When one considers these prayer books saw constant use, and the resulting wear, it is no wonder that they are very rare. A Complete LATER 1857 2nd-3rd edition (Mixed) with a set of Leeser's 5 volume 1845 bible recently sold at auction for over $82,000.00 Pages: 172 leaves, One of Them in Facsimile [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Scripturae Linguaeque Phoeniciae Monumenta Quotquot Supersunt Edita et Inedita ad Autographorum Oprimorumque Exemplorum Fidem Edidit Additisque De Scriptura et Lingua Phoenicum Commentariis (1837) + De Inscriptione Phoenicio-Graeca in Cyrenaica (1825). 2 vols. bound in one.

      Vogel; In Libraria Rengeriana 1837-1825, Leipzig; Halae - Quarto. xxxviii, 481pp, 48 leaves of plates, 30 pp. Three-quarter leather with raised bands over cloth boards, marbled endpapers. Spine and edges slightly worn, part 3 has some foxing, otherwise a very good copy. Forty-eight plates of lithographic illustrations, plus one fold-out illustration at rear. Plates 45/46 seem to be missing. Phoenician language study in Latin, with some Hebrew and Greek. Good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Giannetto opera che ottenne dalla Società fiorentina dell'istruzione elementare il premio promesso all'Autore del più bel libro di lettura morale ad uso de' fanciulli.

      1837 - Como, Pietro Ostinelli, 1837. PRIMA EDIZIONE molto rara. Tre volumi in 16mo (vol. I e III cm. 18; vol. II cm. 16,5); il primo ed il terzo volume sono in brossura editoriale stampata ed intonsi con barbe (manca il piatto anteriore del III vol.), mentre il secondo volume è rilegato in mezza pelle dell'epoca con fregi e titolo in oro al dorso, piatti in carta colorata con cornice in oro; pp. XVI, 196 + antiporta incisa, pp. (4), 247, (5) + pp. VII, (1 bianca), 341, (15, di cui 2 bianche). L'antiporta del secondo volume è protetta da velina e rappresenta un fiore di giglio, un ramo di prezzemolo ed uno di cicuta. A parte alcune lievi ingialliture e fioriture sparse (più forti nel secondo volume), buona copia conservata entro astuccio di cartone marmorizzato e camicie in mezza pelle rossa recanti il titolo dell'opera in oro sui dorsi. L'opera si compone di cinque parti. La prima riguarda l'uomo sia da un punto di vista anatomico che da un punto di vista comportamentale. La seconda parte tratta dei mestieri, delle arti e delle scienze. La terza riguarda la terra da un punto di vista geografico e naturalistico. La quarta riporta esempi quotidiani di virtù ad istruzione dei fanciulli. La quinta e ultima parte, divisa a sua volta in ventisette giornate, narra episodi patriottici e "morali" tratti dalla storia italiana, dai re di Roma a Napoleone Bonaparte. L. A. Parravicini, pedagogista seguace di A. Rosmini e di J. H. Pestalozzi, fu direttore scolastico a Como e a Venezia, dopo un'esperienza come direttore di corsi di metodo nel Canton Ticino, che gli ispirarono un interessante Manuale di pedagogia e di didattica (1842-45). La sua fama è tuttavia soprattutto legata al Giannetto, vero e proprio best-seller per ragazzi dell'epoca. Lo stesso Collodi si occupò di modernizzare e migliorare l'opera e nel 1876 diede alle stampe la sua revisione intitolata Giannettino. Axs [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mishkenot Yaakov [The Dwellings of Yaakov]

      Vilnius Lithuania 1837 - On offer: Mishkenot Yaakov - The Dwellings of Yaakov: this is a very popular book of Responsa (responses written by widely accepted Rabbis in response to legal inquiries that were sent to his attention) by the famous Rabbi Yaakov Beruchin - Rabbi in the city of Karlin, Lithuania - in late 18th and early 19th century. His decisions are used and quoted by later Responsa throughout the years to this day. It's published in Vilnius, 1837. Rough covers and some staining as per all well used old seforim. Overall F+. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Journal de la Navigation Autour du Globe de la frégate La Thétis et de la corvette L'Espérance pendant les années 1824, 1825 et 1826

      Paris: Arthus Bertrand, 1837. 3 volumes: 2 text volumes, 4to (11 4/8 x 9 inches); Atlas, folio (21 x 13 6/8 inches). Wood-engraved title vignettes and tail-pieces. Atlas: 56 plates, maps and plans, comprising 34 lithographed views and portraits after V. Adam, Sabatier and others from sketches by E.B. de la Touanne, printed by Bernard & Frey, 12 hand-colored engraved natural history plates after P. Bessa and J.-G. Pretre by Coutant, H. Legrand, Oudet, Dumenil and Massard, double-page hand-colored aquatint of various native vessels, folding engraved map, 2 double-page coastal profiles and 6 double-page engraved maps and charts, by A. Tardieu after E.B. de la Touanne (one or two pale marginal stains). Atlas volume in contemporary black morocco gilt, text volumes in matching half black morocco gilt. Provenance: Ink stamps of the Institution Ste Marie on title-pages of text volumes. First edition. Hyacinthe-Yves-Philippe-Potentien, baron de Bougainville was the son of the famous explorer Louis Antoine de Bougainville (1729-1811). This is the official record of his voyage around the world, the main purpose of which was to re-establish diplomatic ties with Cochin China (Indochina). However, Bougainville also visited Pondicherry, Manila, Macao, Surabaya, Sydney, Port Jackson, Valparaiso and Rio de Janeiro. The voyage also took him to the eastern coast of Australia, most imporatantly the area around Sydney. A tremendous amount of ornithological material was gathered here, resulting in "superb illustrations" (Wood) of the male and female Gang-gang, or red-crested parrot. From Sydney both the "Thetis" and "Esperance" sailed to Valpariso where La Touanne commenced his overland journey to rejoin the expedition at Rio. An account of this journey and R.-P. Lesson's account of the natural history form the majority of the second text volume. Borba de Moraes I:115; Ferguson 2236; "Fine Bird Books" p.79; Hill 162; Nissen ZBI 483; Sabin 6875; Whittell p.68; Wood p.251; Zimmer 83. Purchased at Christie's 28th April 2008, lot 16. Catalogue description prepared for and on behalf of Arader Galleries by Kate Hunter..

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        The Postumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

      London - Chapman and Hall, 1837 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Skillfully rebacked in three quarter leather with marble paper boards and illustrated throughout. ThisFirsteditioncontains an illustrated frontispiece and vignette title page, in addition to a full title page. The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, better known as The Pickwick Papers, is the first novel by Charles Dickens. It was originally an idea by Robert Seymour, the illustrator, to which Dickens was asked to contribute as an up and coming writer following the success of Sketches by Boz, published in 1836. Dickens, supremely confident as ever, increasingly took over the unsuccessful monthly publication after Seymour had committed suicide. Condition: This volume has been rebacked with new end papers. The binding is tight and firm with both covers and all internal pages securely attached. There is little wear to the extremities, apart from some slight rubbing to the boards and very minorwear to the leather corners. Many of the pages are generally clean and bright, although there are brown spots on various pages throughout, including the illustrated plates. But generally a very clean copy of a book notorious for spotting due to the paper used. The bottom edges of the frontispiece anddecorative title page show past evidence of worming. This does not affect the illustraions on these pages. On the whole this volume is in very good condition..

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        THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB

      London: Chapman and Hall. 1837. 1st edition. hb. Thick 8vo, pp. xiv, 609. Recent rebind in full brown leather with gilt rules to spine and red morocco spine label. A most handsome presentation. . All 43 plates are present, as described in Smith, "Charles Dickens in the Original Cloth", although five of the plates are placed one page earlier than called for, and one plate is placed ten pages later. Seven of the plates are by Seymour, two by Buss, and the remainder by Phiz. Vignette title page plate shows "S. Veller" and "Phiz fecit". As is always the case with a bound first edition of this title, each of the plates is a "mixed bag" of first state, first plate, second plate etc. varieties of the plates. Our copy contains at least 33 "matches" to the status of plates found in most first edition copies, as stipulated by Smith; but it also contains 10 plates where the points are different, the majority of the differences suggesting a first plate, first state status. See also Eckel, "Bibliography of the Original Writings of Charles Dickens; Fitzgerald, "The History of Pickwick"; Hatton and Cleaver, "Bibliography of the Periodical Works of Charles Dickens"; Clendening, "A Handbook to Pickwick Papers". The contents of our copy show foxing, and there are a few very small (less than one inch) closed tears to the margins. The binding is tight and the contents are untrimmed. Overall, a very good copy with a highly desirable number of first state "points". .

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        Flamingo. Phoenicopterus ruber (Linn.)

      [London: by the Author, 1837. An ornithological masterpiece by Edward Lear for John Gould's "The Birds of Europe": a work which, according to Hyman, "included some of the most remarkable bird drawings ever made." This plate is from the second of John Gould's great ornithological portfolios. Gould undertook this work not only hoping to build on the success of his first work (on the birds of the Himalaya mountains), but also in an effort to redress the imbalance between the study of local and foreign ornithology. It was his opinion that too much attention had focused on the exotic, while the beauty of the more local species was ignored. He wrote in the preface to the work from which this image comes: "It has been frequently remarked that the productions of distant countries have received a much larger share of attention than those objects by which we are more immediately surrounded; and it is certainly true, that while numerous and costly illustrations have made us acquainted with the Ornithology of most other parts of the world, the Birds of Europe , in which we are, or ought to be, more interested, have not received that degree of attention which they naturally demand. The present work has been undertaken to supply that deficiency." Edward Lear, the great wit and ornithological artist of the Victorian age, was employed by John Gould when both men were getting their careers under way early in the 1830s. It was a relationship destined to be short: Gould was a demanding, quite literal employer and Lear was a sparkling wit and, in any event, was losing his eyesight. Here he reveals his almost unique ability to portray birds as individuals rather than specimens, who radiate vitality and evoke admiration. The images in this work are the first to be published by Gould that show the liveliness of treatment that was to become such a feature of later works. This break from the traditional methods of bird depiction can be largely attributed to the influence of and contributions from Edward Lear: "They are certainly among the most remarkable bird drawings ever made, [for] it is evident that Lear endowed them with some measure of his own whimsy and intelligence, his energetic curiosity, his self-consious clumsiness and his unselfconscious charm." (Hyman) Cf. Anker, 169; cf. Balis, 101; cf. Fine Bird Books (1990), p. 102; cf. Nissen, IVB, 371; cf. Sauer, 2; cf. Zimmer, p. 251. Lithograph, coloured by hand, by Edward Lear, printed by C. Hullmandel. Very good condition with a small, expertly repaired marginal tear on the right edge, not affecting the image.

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        Paul et Virginie, Suivi de la Chaumiere Indienne, du Caf? de Surate, des Voyages de Cordus

      Paris - Henriot, 1837 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A volume comprising several Bernardin de Saint-Pierre's works: Paul and Virginia, The Boiler followed by The Indian Caf at Surat and Codrus Journey's, with a vocabulary used to explain the text. With decorative pieces, vignettesand half titles throughout. In French. Paul et Virginieis a novel by Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, first published in 1787. The novel's title characters are very good friends since birth who fall in love. The story is set in the island of Mauritius under French rule, then named le de France, which the author had visited. Written on the eve of the French Revolution, the novel is hailed as Bernardin's finest work. It records the fate of a child of nature corrupted by the false, artificial sentimentality that prevailed at the time among the upper classes of France. With previous owner's ink inscription to pastedowns. Condition: In a quarter crushed morocco binding with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, sound but with wear to extremities and slight rubbing and marks to boards. Front joint starting, hinges slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with slight scattered foxing. Slight marginal loss to rear free endpaper. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Autograph letter signed to Charles Waterton.

      Yorkshire Museum 1837 - Phillips, John (1800-1874). Autograph letter signed to Charles Waterton (1782-1865). Yorkshire Museum, January 6, 1837. 1 page plus integral address leaf. 230 x 185 mm. Creased where previously folded, light soiling on address leaf.Phillips was the nephew and ward of the famous British geologist William Smith. After completing his education, Phillips accompanied his uncle on various research tours made in connection with Smith's geological maps, and assisted Smith in giving courses of geological lectures in York. In 1826 Phillips became keeper of the Yorkshire Museum and secretary of the Yorkshire Philosophical Society. In 1831 he helped to found the British Association for the Advancement of Science, and served as the BAAS's first assistant secretary from 1832 to 1859. In 1834 Phillips was appointed professor of geology at King's College, London; and in 1856 he succeeded William Buckland to the readership of geology at Oxford University. During his tenure at Oxford Phillips helped to found the Oxford Museum, and served as curator of the Ashmolean Museum from 1854 to 1870.The English naturalist Charles Waterton, to whom Phillips's letter is addressed, is best known for introducing the anesthetic agent curare to Europe, and for his scientific explorations of Guyana, described in his Wanderings in South America (1825). He is also credited with building the world's first nature and wildfowl reserve (located on the grounds of his estate in Yorkshire), and for inventing the bird nesting box. Waterton was famed for his eccentricities, which included pretending to be a dog and biting the legs of his dinner guests under the table!Phillips's letter to Waterton, written in his role as secretary of the Yorkshire Philosophical Society, is an attempt to persuade Waterton not to relinquish his membership in the Society. Phillips appeals to Waterton's interest in ornithology:Ever since I received your letter requesting that your name might be withdrawn from the list of Hon. Members of the Yorkshire Philosophical Society I have been hoping that some fortunate circumstance might arrive on which I could found a reasonable plea to intreat you not to persevere in your intention of withdrawing your name-and I would fain hope that the progress now making in our Museum toward a more adequate representation of ornithology might be admitted as such a plea. I can assure you that when I mentioned the subject to the Council of the Society a very general expression of regret followed. On such matters no step is ever taken by the Council till the Annual Meeting in February (the first Monday), after which day, if unfortunately we can not prevail with you to remain associated with us, I shall very unwillingly omit your name in the next printed list. With the most sincere regard & esteem Believe me to be, Yours very truly,John PhillipsSec'y YPSWikipedia, "John Phillips, geologist," and "Charles Waterton". [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Autograph note signed to Viscount Cole, February 17, 1837

      1837 - 1 page, plus address on verso. 181 x 176 mm. Small hole where seal was broken, otherwise fine.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'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. Buckland'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. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart

      Edinburgh - Robert Cadell, 1837 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Three volumes of this famous biography of Walter Scott. With two plates, including a folding facsimile of Scott's handwriting. John Gibson Lockhart (12 July 1794 25 November 1854) was a Scottish writer and editor. He is best known as the author of the definitive biography of Sir Walter Scott. This biography has been called the second most admirable in the English language, after Boswell's Life of Johnson. Three volumes of seven only (volumes I, II and VI)Condition: Rebacked in calf with original boards. Externally sound, though a little rubbed, and with a few marks. Internally, firmly bound. Hinges have been reinforced with cloth tape. Neat ink inscriptionsto recto of front free-endpapers. Pages have some offsetting and foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott

      Robert Cadell, Edinburgh 1837 - 7 Volumes 4 ¾ in. x 8 1/8 in. Pagination: (I) iv, 417 pp. (II) iii, 407 pp. (III) iii, 414 pp. (IV) iv 383 pp. (V) vii, 418 pp. (VI) ix, 393 pp. (VII) xvi, 478 pp. There is an errata slip tipped into Vol. II. All the volumes have half-title pages. Illustrated, including facsimiles. Bound in full, dark brown morocco leather by Zaehnsdorf, with their gilt stamp on the lower front inner turn-in, five raised bands on the spine, with gilt titling, double-line borders, and richly gilt inner dentelles, brown watered silk endpapers, top-edge gilt. The spines and the cover margins show a little light fading to the leather. Some pages are unopened. Each volume has the bookplate of Cleveland, Ohio-based book collector, William G. Mather (1857-1951), on the reverse of the front free endpapers. Weight is 10 lbs. Postage is extra on this item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      Edinburgh, R. Cadell; [Etc. , Etc. ] 1837-38 - Description: 7 v. Front. (port. ) fold. Facsim. 20 cm. Subjects: Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832. Authors, Scottish--19th century--Biography. Preface signed: J. G. Lockhart. Memoir of the early life of Sir Walter Scott written by himself: v. 1, p. 1-60. "Chronological list of the publications of Sir Walter Scott": v. 7, p. [433]-439. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 5 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart.

      Edinburgh; Robert Cadell 1837-38 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Erinnerungen aus Spanien. Nach der Natur und auf Stein gezeichnete Skizzen aus dem Leben in den Provinzen Catalonien, Valencia, Andalusien, Granada und Castilien, mit Fragmenten Maurischer und Altspanischer Architectur und Veduten nebst erlauternden auzugen aus dem Tagebuche der Herausgebers.

      Munchen ca 1837 - Folio, viii, 8pp., woodcut vignette on printed title,additional lithographed title, lithographed dedication leaf, 30 tinted lithographed plates, wood-engravings in text, original decorative wrappers bound-in, modern half calf gilt. A fine copy of the first edition. Gail was a landscape painter and painter and engraver of architectural subjects. After studying at the Munich Academy he travelled abroad, visiting Spain in the early 1830's. He studied the Moorish architecture of Spain, and this collection of plates reflects this interest. Also included are a series of plates showing scenes of bull fighting. Palau 965333. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Little Owl. Strix nudipes; Nilsson/Noctua nudipes; Mihi

      London 1837 - This splendid hand-colored, folio-size lithograph, "Little Owl. Strix nudipes; Nilsson/Noctua nudipes; Mihi", from John Gould’s (1804-1881) monumental book "Birds Europe" (1832-1837) is in very good condition with light foxing and evidence of printing runoff from being bound. Measuring 21.5" x 15", this lithograph magnificently displays the author’s scientific skill and attention to detail. Little Owl's, from the larger group known as "typical owls" were first introduced to Great Britain in 1842 and are now naturalized there. This owl, perched on a branch is expertly hand-colored with rich brown and off white speckling on top and banding on its underside. Its deep yellow eyes and small beak are highlighted against the brown feathers that create a circling pattern around his face. John Gould 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.

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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 - 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. Both 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. 2 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Don Quixote de la Menachem. Translated from the original Spanish of . by Charles Jarvis, carefully revised and corrected.

      J.J. Dubochet & Co., London 1837 - 3 volumes, 8vo, pp. liv, [2], 434; 534; 538; illustrated by Tony Johannot throughout, with extra engraved title-pp., frontispieces, and hundreds of wood-engraved illustrations throughout, some full-p.; original brown cloth, gilt lettered and decorated spines; slight vermin nibble at the top outer corners of the pages of vol. I, otherwise very good and sound, with very occasional and minimal foxing; overall a very attractive set, and uncommon in the original cloth. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        COCK OF THE PLAINS [SAGE GROUSE].

      London: Robert Havell, Jr., 1837. - Handcolored engraving with aquatint and etching by Robert Havell, Jr., on J. Whatman paper with the "Turkey Mill" watermark. Sheet size 25 1/4 x 38 1/4 inches. From the first edition of THE BIRDS OF AMERICA, plate CCCLXXI (371). Very good condition. One of Audubon's great images: the male sage grouse is pictured in the midst of its extraordinary mating "dance" whilst a female looks on quietly, apparently disinterested in the highly stylized posturings of her would-be mate. "Although the Cock of the Plains has long been known to exist within the limits of the United States, the rugged and desolate nature of the regions inhabited by it has hitherto limited our knowledge of it habits to the cursory observations made by a few intrepid travelers.Two of these travelers, my friends, Mr. [John Kirk] Townsend and Mr. [Thomas] Nuttall, have favoured me with the following particulars.[with some added].notes of Mr.Douglas.This bird is only found on plains which produce the worm-wood (Artemesia), on which it feeds.It is very unsuspicious, and easily approached, rarely flies unless hard pressed, runs before you at the distance of a few feet, clucking like a common hen, often runs under the horses of travelers when disturbed, rises very clumsily, but when once started, flies with rapidity to a great distance" - Audubon. "This, the largest grouse of North America, was called the "pheasant-tailed grouse" or "cock of the plains" by Audubon, who in his travels on the upper Missouri did not quite reach the western country where it is found. The sage grouse is noted for its extraordinary dance.The dance in an arena amongst the open bush is a communal affair. A number of males, each one well-spaced, dance with their spiky tails spread and their yellow neck sacs inflated.Originally the sage grouse was found in fifteen of the western states, wherever sagebrush flourished.Overgrazing and drought in the 1930s nearly brought the sage grouse to the status of an endangered species.The survivors started to recover by the 1950s, and today the sage brush population has an estimated total population of 1,500,000 birds" - Peterson. The current name is the Sage Grouse, and the illustration depicts the female and male of the species. "Audubon never saw this western bird, but in his notes in ORNITHOLOGICAL BIOGRAPHY he quotes liberally from the observations of John Kirk Townsend. It seems reasonable to assume that the models for this painting were among the skins purchased by Audubon from Thomas Nuttall [the eminent naturalist] in Philadelphia in October, 1836. These skins had been collected by Townsend and Nuttall in the Far West, as members of the expedition that led to the opening of the Oregon Trail. Audubon made paintings from these skins in Charleston, 1836-37, and in England, from 1837 to early 1838" - Low. John James Audubon, BIRDS OF AMERICA (New York & Philadelphia, 1840-44), Vol. V, pp.106-7. R.T. & V.M. Peterson, AUDUBON'S Birds of America (London, 1981) 126. Susanne Low, GUIDE TO AUDUBON'S Birds of America, p.189.

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        Fagin the Jew, Poster by Cruikshank for Dicken's Oliver Twist

      Hartford, CT: The Calhoun Print Company, c.1880s. Very Good. Cruikshank, George. Fagin the Jew& Original Poster Illustrated by George Cruikshank for Dickens’ Oliver Twist& & (ENGLISH ANTI-SEMITISM) Oliver Twist, Fagin the Jew. Illustrated by George Cruikshank. Hartford, CT: The Calhoun Print Company. [Circa 1880s]. Full color woodblock poster measuring 80 inches x 39 inches linen backed. Very Good condition.& & A brilliant example of late 19th century woodblock technology, this poster was created from individual boxwood blocks produced separately for each color. The imposing size provides room for three separate vignettes from the novel Oliver Twist: Fagin’s Last Night Alive (Fagin alone in his cell, the largest and most central image); Oliver Introduced to the Old Gent; and Oliver’s Reception by Fagin and the Boys. Fagin appears in each drawing bearing the characteristically loathsome Jewish nose as seen through anti-Semitic vision. Oliver Twist was soon adapted for the theater, where it proved to be an enduring favorite. This poster would have been used as an advertisement for such a production in America.& & Oliver Twist, Charles Dickens’ second novel, was written in 1837 and tells the story of the orphan Oliver, set against the seamy underside of the London criminal world. First published in monthly parts in Bentley’s Miscellany, it was originally illustrated by George Cruikshank, from which these images are produced.& & Dickens was severely criticized for introducing criminals and prostitutes into his novels, as well as for targeting the Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834, which renewed the importance of the workhouse as a means for relief for the poor. The public apparently wanted more of the lighter fare that previously had been given them in The Pickwick Papers. The anti-Semitism ingrained into English society at the time Oliver Twist was written emerged boldly in Dickens’ depiction of Fagin, who was seen as a crook and a corruptor of young children. This vivid portrait endures as one of the most memorable of any of the author’s characters and maintains its fascination due to the complexity of the character. Fagin is a Jew and an immigrant and as such had to live under appalling conditions. Although he robs, steals, and trains young boys to be criminals, he also possesses a moral sense, and it is this contradictory morality which makes him so compelling. In a way, Fagin is still a child himself, and thus has a genuine love of children. He is not a violent man and knows that in order to bring children to himself, no violence must be used. He treats the boys with great fondness, keeps them warm, and protects them. Dickens expressed surprise when the Jewish community complained about the stereotypical depiction of Fagin. Later, when he sold his London residence, Tavistock House, to a Jewish couple, whom he befriended, he felt compelled to make restitution. In his novel, Our Mutual Friend, Dickens created Riah, a positive Jewish character. Also, when editing Oliver Twist for the later editions of his works, he eliminated most references to Fagan as “the Jew”.& & George Cruikshank (1792-1878) was a humorist of the school of Hogarth and is considered by some to be one of the best that Britain has ever produced. From the beginning he was concerned with satire, achieving public notice with painting theatre backdrops, and making pamphlet etchings and illustrating Punch magazine, but his political caricature work was soon overtaken by his work as a book illustrator. His best known work was for Charles Dickens, starting with Sketches by Boz and reaching its zenith, perhaps, with Oliver Twist. Among his large number of other illustrated books were a Grimm’s Fairy Tales (1827), a Pilgrim’s Progress and Paradise Lost, and seven novels by Harrison Ainsworth.& & Our research indicates that this poster is very rare. Printed in the 1880s, it has not been seen before by the Head of the Poster Department at Swann Auction Galleries in New York, who has provided a letter of authenticity which accompanies the artwork. In the 1950s, a reproduction using the original wood blocks was produced and marketed. Several of these have appeared at auction; however there are slight yet significant differences between the two printings. Our poster is complete with the margins, which none of the later printings had and also bears the phrase “The Jew”, which was removed in the 20th century reproductions.&

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        Pauline Duvernay. After a portrait by A.E. Chalon, Lithographed by R.J. Lane

      Pauline Duvernay. After a portrait by A.E. Chalon, Lithographed by R.J. Lane. London: J. Mitchell, March 16th, 1837. (10 1/4 x 14 1/4" to plate mark; 15 1/4 x 20 1/2" full sheet). Original lithograph on paper, with contemporary hand coloring. Backed on stiff linen. Marginal tears (repaired). Beautifully framed. The print represents Duvernay as Florinda in The Devil on Two Sticks. Pauline Duvernary, (b. Paris, 1813; d. Lyndford, England, 1894) studied at the ballet school of the Paris Opera and was the prize student of Auguste Vestris. By all reports she was a great beauty who at the time rivaled Marie Taglioni. The author William Makepeace Thackerary, who could write biting criticism of Taglioni, could, quoting from Beaumont and Sitwell, "rhapsodize over Duvernay, whom he called ëa vision of loveliness, such as mortal eyes can't see nowadays.'" Thackeray also realized that Duvernay's dancing reflected a new style which came to be called "romantic" ballet when he exclaimed: "There has never been anything like itñ never." Duvernay's greatest role was Florinda in The Devil on Two Sticks in which she triumphed at Drury Lane, in London in 1836. References: Thackeray, William M. Roundabout Papers (1836); Guest, (1954); Beaumont & Sitwell #42 (pictured); Chaffee/English #46.

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        YALE COLLEGE CLASS OF 1837 AUTOGRAPH ALBUM WITH OVER 90 AUTOGRAPHS AND INSCRIPTIONS INCLUDING REPUTED SKULL AND BONES SOCIETY MEMBERS

      NEW HAVEN CONNECTICUT CT 1837 - On offer is an 1837 Manuscript Friendship Book Autograph Album owned by Edmund Terry of Yale College as evidenced by the handwritten inscription "Belonging to Edmund Terry Yale-College. July 3rd 1837." on the fep. Approximately 120 pages with sentiments and signatures on over 90 pages including: Jos. Darling Hull, New Haven; Wm. Russell, Stratford Conn.; George B. Morse "of the unprecedented class of 37. Remember Judge Dagget"; Geo. Duffield Jr.; Geo. T. Spencer Deep River Conn.; Wm. Maxwell Evarts Boston (1818-1901) U.S. lawyer & statesman, went to England during the Civil War in an effort to halt, if possible the building and equipping of Confederate navy vessels.U.S. Senator from New York, Attorney General in Andrew Johnson's cabinet, President Hayes' Secretary of State (DAB); W.S. Scarborough Brooklyn Conn.; Walter G. Hatch New York; A.B. Robeson Walpole N.H.; James D. Whelpley New Haven; George Wm. Cooke Waterbury Ct.; Henry Williams Savannah Geo. (pencil notation: 'the devil's.minister"); Wm. Fabian Law Savannah Geo.(author of the commemorative 1845 pamphlet "Eulogy, upon the life and character of the late General Charles R. Floyd, pronounced before the officers and privates of the First Regiment - First Brigade - G.M. on Tuesday, 22d, July 1845") ; William M. Birchard Lebanon Ct.; Wm. W. Selfridge; Phil Davenport; Phineas Blakeman; David J. Mills New York; James Cowles Colebrook Ct.; Wm. H. Sheldon; Myron N. Morris Warren Conn, one of the mid-19th century pastors of the Congregational First Church of Christ in West Hartford Ct.; Wm. Barlow Baldwin New Haven; Isaac Jennings Derby Ct.; S.B. Hall Milford Del.; O.W. Mather Windsor Ct.; Charles Backe Hartford Conn.; D. B. Cox; C. B. Palmer Stonington Ct.; W.P. Eaton Plainfied; W.G. Caperton, possibly the pioneer Texas preacher of that name; Allen Ferdinand Owen (1819-1865) Southern U.S. politician and lawyer, served in Congress; Chester L. Lyman Manchester Conn.; William Randolph Randall Cortland N.Y.; Frederick A. Coe Greenwich Conn.; Philo Ruggles Hurd New Mulford Ct., preacher; Thomas Tallman Middle Haddam Ct., Congregational Church pastor; Rob't C. Learned New London Conn. Congregational Church pastor; William Coit, Griswold Conn.; Morrison Remick Waite, (1816-1888) was the Chief Justice of the United States from 1874 to 1888, of Lyme Conn.-even though he was not thought of highly by the political hoi-polloi, he was one of the Peabody Trustees of Southern Education and was a vocal advocate to aiding schools for the education of blacks in the south-he had been appointed as Chief Justice by U.S. Grant; Thomas Mills Day; J.P. C. Mather New London, Collector of the Port Custom House in that town; Owen B. Arnold Haddam Ct.; John P. Putnam; Frank A. Southall N.C.; Edwin O. Carter Worcester Mass; George Yates Gilbert, Gilbertsville New York; E.W. Cook Manchester Ct.; Azariah Smith N.Y. (1817-1851) Presbyterian Missionary to Armenia and Turkey; Joseph C. Albertson Arshamomack Long Island; Chauncey Goodrich New Haven; Aaron Rice Dutton Guilford Connecticut; F.W. Gunn Washington Conn.; J. A. Spencer Philadelphia; Orle D. Hine New Milford Conn.; Ambrose Pratt Saybrook Ct, surgeon in the Connecticut 22nd Volunteers in the Civil War.; John N. Pettingell; M.E. Pierpont; J.A. Harsley Avon Ct.; Charles Andrews Wharton (?), New Haven Ct.; L. Smith Hobart Yatesville NY; Danl Powers Warren Mass; M. Mears Bagg Utica N.Y., author of a history of that town; Andrew L. Storm Oxford Conn.; Arnoldus Vanderbilt Dawson Charleston So. Ca.; Stephen Yerkes Montgomery Co. Penn. (1817-1896) reputedly a member of the Yale Skull & Bones club who became a professor of ancient languages at Danville Theological Seminary in Kentucky; J. Brace, N Erwington Ct.(?); William D. Gillison Mont Repos South Carolina; A.L. Chapin Hartford (1817 - 1892) pioneering educator to the American Midwest, founder and first president of Beloit College; Wm. Alexander Sparks of S.C., was U.S. Consul in Venice 1845-1849 where he s [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memorials of Oxford. 3 Vols

      John Henry Parker, Oxford 1837 - Paginated separately by section within the volumes. Originally published in parts and bound in three volumes. 100 engravings, plus one engraving per title page with tissue guards, plus a fold-out engraved map with numerous in-text illustrations, foxing to margins of most plates. Dark brown leather, gilt oxford view in back and rear cover of each volume. Gilt titles, raised bands and gilt decoration to spine.Marbled endpapers, three edges gilt. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Præsten i Wakefield.

      1837 1837 - En Fortælling, skreven i hans eget Navn. Fordansket af S.S. Blicher. Kbhvn. 1837. 12mo. 328 s. Originalt hollanderet kartonnage, ryg med svage brugsspor. * Bertelsen 17. Danish translation of Goldsmith's "The Vicar of Wakefield".

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        The American Medical Intelligencer Vol. 1, No. 1-24

      A. Waldie 1837 - First Edition. Leather wrapped spine and corner tips. Leather edges rubbed. Foxing throughout. Previous owner pencil note about the author on the front free page. Previous owner name on top of Preface Page barely visible: perhaps Julius C. Flag. Droplet mark on top page edges. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The HONOURS Of The TABLE; with Hints on Carving. By Trussler Redivivus, Esq

      Glasgow:: John Symington & Co.,. 1837.. 12mo, in 6s. 5-1/2" x 3-5/8". 1st edition. 72 pp.. Gunmetal blue flexible cloth binding, with gilt stamped title lettering to front cover.. Gilt a bit dull. Usual smattering of foxing. 1866 pos to ffep. A. VG copy of a scarce etiquette book.. Though not quite a word-for-word recreation, this work the stated progeny of Trusler's famous 1788 publication, of the same name. ABPC records no copies of this 1837 publication at auction these past 30+ years, and OCLC notes just 6 institutional holdings [KVK adding one additional, the Nat'l Library of Scotland]. Not in Attar, nor the British Museum General Catalogue of Printed Books. . Illustrated with cuts.

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