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        Le lac des IV cantons et ses rives classiques. Souvenir de la navigation sur le lac des IV cantons.

      Luzern, Gebr. Eglin, 1837.. Kl.-8°. 64 S. 1 gef. lithogr. Karte, 1 gef., lithogr. Panorama u. 36 lithogr. Tafeln. Illustr. Orig.-Pappband.. Barth 18067. - Lonchamp 3106. - Französische Ausgabe (deutscher Originaltitel "Der Vierwaldsätter See mit seinen Klassischen Ufern") dieses seltenen Ansichtenwerkes. Mit Ansichten von Luzern, Meggen, Mörlischachen, Hertenstein, Weggis, Vitznau, Gersau, Fluelen, Brunnen, Seedorf, Bauen, Seelisberg, Treib, Buochs, Kehrsiten, Stansstad, Alpnacht, Winkel, Tribschen u.a. (Sprache: Französisch / Francais / French)

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      sp;- London - Charles Tilt, 1837. sp;- London - Charles Tilt, 1837 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. FrenchCathedrals by Benjamin Winkles from drawings taken on the spot by Robert Garland (1808 - 1863),with an historical and descriptive account, with a vignette half title and numerousengraved plates of illustrations and floorplans. First edition. A detailed and highly illustrated book about French cathedrals intended as the first volume of a series on continental cathedrals following the publication Winkles's Architectural and Picturesque Illustrations of the Cathedral Churches of England and Wales. Cathedrals included are Amiens, Notre Dame, Chartres, Beauvais, Evereux and Rouen. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, generally smart but with minor wear to extremities and odd slight marks, remnants of a small label to spine. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with occasional slight foxing. Previous owner's initialled ink stamps to front free endpaper and to front. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Abel Allnutt

      London - Richard Bentley, 1837. London - Richard Bentley, 1837 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce editionofAbel Allnutt a one of James Morier's most humorous novels. With a half title to volume one. First editionIn three volumes complete. With an advertisementwritten by the author dated February 1837introducing the work to front of volume one. James Justinian Morier (1780 - 1849) was a British diplomat and author noted for his novels about Qajar dynasty Iran, most famously for the Hajji Baba series. With his knowledge of Eastern life and manners he wrote several entertaining novels. The most popular of these was The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan (1824) and its sequel The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan in England (1828). There followed Zohrab the Hostage (1832), Ayesha the Maid of Kars (1834), and The Mirza (1841), all full of brilliant description, character-painting, and delicate satire, and several others of lesser quality. Condition: In a half calf binding with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities, rubbingand the odd slight mark. Internally, generally firmly bound but with a few pages starting to front of volume one. Bright but with occasional slight foxing, more pronounced to first and last pages. Overall: GOOD.

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        The Encyclopaedia of Geography. Three volumes, [complete]

      Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, and Blanchard, 1837. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Three volumes, [complete] contemporary calf, the spines tooled and lettered in gilt with black lettering labels, marbled endpapers and edges. 10 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches (26 x 17 cm); Hand-colored double-page map of the United States, numerous in-text illustrations and maps. 82 maps in all and over a thousand woodcuts. ---- Full Title: Comprising a complete description of the earth, physical, statistical, civil, and political; exhibiting its relation to the heavenly bodies, its physical structure, the natural history of each country, and the industry, commerce, political institutions, and civil and social state.-----Boards lightly rubbed but spines bright, early pencil ownership signature to title, overall a very clean set. Some rubs to fore-edges of the boards; some corners open. Bindings square and tight, text clean and bright, no foxing noted. Three signatures of Vol 2 are extended 1/8 inch but no structural injury found. .

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        Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. In seven volumes

      - Edinburgh and London - Robert Cadell and John Murray and Whittaker and Co, 1837. - Edinburgh and London - Robert Cadell and John Murray and Whittaker and Co, 1837 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Thefascinating anddefinitivebiography of Sir Walter Scott, edited by his friend and son in law. First Edition. Complete in seven volumes. With a frontispiece and folding facsimile plate of the handwriting of Sir Walter Scott to volume I. Publisher's catalogues to front or rear of most volumes. Bookseller's label of C. O. Brien, Limerick, to frontpastedown of volume VII. John Gibson Lockhart (12 July 1794 25 November 1854) was a Scottish writer and editor. He is best known as the author of this work. This biography has been called the second most admirable in the English language, after Boswell's Life of Johnson. In it are published a great number of Scott's letters. Lockhart began contributing to Blackwood's Magazine translations of Spanish ballads, which in 1823 were published separately. In 1818 the young man attracted the notice of Sir Walter Scott, and he married Scott's eldest daughter Sophia in April 1820. Between 1818 and 1825 Lockhart worked indefatigably. In 1819 Peter's Letters to his Kinsfolk appeared, and in 1822 he edited Peter Motteux's edition of Don Quixote, to which he prefixed a life of Cervantes. Four novels followed: Valerius in 1821, Some passages in the Life of Adam Blair, Minister of Gospel at Cross Meikle in 1822, Reginald Dalton in 1823 and Matthew Wald in 1824. But his strength did not lie in novel writing. In 1825 Lockhart accepted the editorship of the Quarterly Review, which had been in the hands of Sir John Taylor Coleridge since William Gifford's resignation in 1824. Condition: In original publisher's cloth bindings with paper spine labels. Externally rubbed, one board detached, one joint cracked with splitting to the cloth along several joints. Loss to paper spine labels. Four hinges held by cords and paper only, four strained. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean, aside from some light scattered spotting. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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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]

      London: John Murray, 1837. John Murray, London, 1837. Fifth Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Books – [This is an expensive set of books COMPLETE with All pages and plates as required, so our description is detailed with addition al SCANS available]. in Fair/Good half leather binding with marble paper covered boards –with wear to the extreme edges, extreme ends of the spine and corners, also some rubbing/surface abrasion to the marble paper and rubbing to the spines with gilt on red paper labels. 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 facing. All the volumes have some browning to the free endpaper and pastedowns 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.. THIS SET OF BOOK IS HEAVIER THAN THE AVERAGE UPON WHICH CHARGES ARE BASED AND SO WILL INCUR AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE FOR SHIPPING TO ADDRESSES OUTSIDE THE U.K..

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        The Adventures of a Gentleman in Search of a Horse

      nbsp;London - Saunders and Otley, 1837. nbsp;London - Saunders and Otley, 1837 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The Adventures of a Gentleman in Search of a Horsestory about the legalities of horse-dealing by 'Caveat Emptor' Latin for Let the buyer beware. , a pseudonym of Sir George Stephens. With illustrations throughout by Robert Cruikshanks. Fourth edition. Isaac Robert Cruikshank, sometimes known as Robert Cruikshank (1789 - 1856) was a caricaturist, illustrator, and portrait miniaturist, the less well-known brother of George Cruikshank. With an ink inscription dated 1888 to front blank. Condition: In an decorative speckled calf binding. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities. Front joint starting with backstrip lifting slightly in one place, fronthinge tender, rear slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean throughout but with theodd handling mark and the odd spot to front and rear blanks. Overall: GOOD.

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        Über die unfreiwilligen Samenergiessungen. Übersetzt von C. J. A. Venus (d.i. H. Ch. Lund).

      Weimar, Voigt, 1837.. (20,5 x 12,5 cm). IV, 259 S. Halbleinwandband um 1890.. Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - Lallemand (1790-1853) war Professor und Chef-Chirurg in Montpellier, seine Bedeutung reicht jedoch weit darüber hinaus. In vorliegender Schrift, die wesentlich zu seiner Bekanntheit beigetragen hat, beschreibt er anhand von 150 Fällen die unfreiwilligen Samenergießungen "als wahre und alleinige Ursache einer grossen Zahl ganz falsch beurtheilter Krankheiten der jetzigen Generation" (Untertitel). - Gestempelt. Stellenweise leicht gebräunt. Einband leicht berieben, sonst wohlerhalten. - Hirsch/H. III, 651; Weller, Pseudon. 585

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        Naturgeschichtliches Cabinet des Thierreiches. Naturgeschichte der Colibris

      Budapest 1837. Buch illustriert und beschreibt die Kolibris auf 152 Seiten. Mit 28 ( statt 34) prachtvoll kolorierten Darstellungen von Kolibris, altkoloriert, Lithografie, 18,5 x 12.

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        Memorials of OxfordIn Three Volumes

      37 - Oxford - John Henry Parker, 1837. 37 - Oxford - John Henry Parker, 1837 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. An impressive and highly detailed collection of works whichcombine the academical with the civil history, tracing the origins of the various colleges and halls, churches and parishes of the University and the surrounding City of Oxford. First edition. Bound from the parts, with separate pagination. The title-leaves, issued with the final part, are all dated 1837. With neatly handwritten index from the previous owner, pasted to the front free endpaperof each volume. Featuring beautiful engravings throughout the text by John Le Keux, from drawings F. Mackenzie. With a folding map of the university and city of Oxford, although, unfortunately, lacking the further ninety-nine plates. James Ingram was president of Trinity College, Oxford. He became a fellow of Trinity College in 1803 and was Rawlinson Professor of Ango-Saxon, 1803-1808. Ingram was perhaps the greatest Anglo-Saxon scholar of his generation, but he is best remembered forthis work. Text is complete inthree volumes. With John Ingleby Jefferson's armorial bookplate to the front pastedown of each volume. Condition: Rebound in half morocco bindings with cloth covered boards. Externally, all volumes are rubbed with wear to extremities and cracking to the spines; which is more severe to volume two. Internally, binding is strained in places, with some leaves working loose, and unfortunately, lacking all but one plate. Bright throughout, with only the odd spot and light instances of off-setting. Armorial bookplate to the front pastedowns and handwritten index to the front free endpapers. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Stadt und Schlos Cöpenick (Stadt und Schloss Köpenick). Signiertes Original-Aquarell von 1837 von der Stadt und Schloss Berlin-Köpenick "von der Buschmannschen Bleiche aus anzusehen. Meiner Cousine der Madame Elstermann gewitmet".

      1837.. . Original-Aquarell auf Papier, gerahmt mit aufwändigem Passepartout in dezenter Matt-Goldleiste. Format ca 61cm x 47,5cm (Außenformat). Zeigt im Vordergrund die genannte "Bleiche" mit Wäsche, Floss, Segelschiffen und Ruderboot mit Personenstaffage. Im Hintergrund die Stadt mit Kirche und Schloss, beides sehr gut erkennbar. Links eine markante Pappelallee. Aquarell in zarten Farben, das Papier am Rand gebräunt und mit geringen Alterungsspuren (z.B. winziger Einriss an rechter Unterkante). Rückseitig mit maschinenschriftlichem Titelschild und gelöschtem Galerie-Aufkleber. Rahmen locker, Bild mit Japanpapier befestigt. LA211

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        Sermons, Addressed Chiefly to Young Persons

      London - W. Crofts, 1837. London - W. Crofts, 1837 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce first edition of this interesting collection of sermons, intended for youngsters. Author's presentation copy, with inscription, from the author to front free endpaper. Sermons include Happiness of the Man That Findeth Wisdom, The Ambition of the Sons of Zebedee Reproved and The Word of God, the Source of Light. With an appendix written as a memorial to the author's son, who died aged 13, one year before the publication of this book. Matthew Morris Preston (1781 - 1858) was vicar of Cheshunt for more than thirty years, and a late fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, very smart with slight bumping to head and tail of spine. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright with foxing to many pages. Overall: GOOD.

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        Master Wace, His Chronicle of the Norman Conquest from the Roman de Rou. Translated with Notes and Illustrations by Edgar Taylor

      London: William Pickering, 1837 First edition, one of only twelve large paper copies, of which this is number 9, signed by William Pickering Most of the illustrations are taken from the Bayeux Tapestry. Others are from the illuminated manuscript in the Cambridge University Library of Estoire de Seint Aedward le Rei. The printer is Charles Whittingham of the Chiswick Press, a neighbor and good friend of William Pickering, who produced a number of works for him, including Henry Shaw's Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages and Alphabets, Numerals and Devices of the Middle Ages, as well as the Byrne Euclid. Though less well known than these, Wace's Chronicle, produced a decade earlier, is another splendid highlight of the collaboration of Whittingham and Pickering. Large octavo. With thirty-four hand-colored full-page illustrations, plus a great many hand-colored initial letters, head-pieces, tail-pieces throughout. Also with tinted illustrations and medallions, and a double-page engraved map of Normandy Contemporary full red morocco, ruled in gilt on covers. Spine elaborately gilt-tooled in compartments, all edges gilt. Gilt-ruled turn-ins. Some light soiling to covers, otherwise a fine attractive copy, in cloth slipcase and chemise. Wace (c. 1110-after 1174), sometimes called Robert Wace, was a Norman poet, born in Jersey and educated at Caen. Around 1130, he took up ecclesiastical work, possibly as a teacher. Virtually all that is known of his life is from autobiographical references in his works, which include Roman de Brut, a verse history of Britain; and the Roman de Rou, a verse history of the Dukes of Normandy. According to Wace, the Roman de Rou, from which the present work was taken, was commissioned by Henry II or England. A large part of it deals with William the Conqueror and the Norman Conquest. His references to oral tradition in his family hint that he relied not only on documentary evidence but on eyewitness accounts by family members, though any family member who would have been there would have been dead by the time he began his chronicle. The language in which he wrote was the Old Norman dialect of the Norman language, the precursor of Jerriais. Jersey writers consider him the founder of Jersey literature.

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        Les Evangiles de Notre Seigneur Jésus-Christ selon St Matthieu, St Marc, St Luc, St Jean, traduction de Le Maistre de Sacy.

      J.-J. DUBOCHET & CIE, PARIS 1837 - J. J. Dubochet & Cie. Paris, 1837. In-4, maroquin chocolat. Plats encadrés de filets à froid. Dos à 4 nerfs. Doublures et gardes de soie moirée blanches. Tranches lisses dorées (reliure de l'époque). Premier tirage, illustré d'un frontispice représentant La Sainte Face et imprimé en couleurs et or, et de très nombreuses vignettes de TH. Fragonard et encadrements qui ornent chaque page du livre. Très bel exemplaire. Le traducteur : Isaac-Louis Le Maistre de Sacy est le frère cadet des premiers reclus de Port-Royal des Champs, Antoine Le Maistre et M. de Séricourt. Chrétien fervent dès son enfance, il n¿a pas eu à se convertir et s¿est naturellement placé sous la direction spirituelle des guides de sa famille, l¿abbé de Saint-Cyran et Antoine Singlin, son continuateur. En 1649, il devient lui-même prêtre, et est choisi comme confesseur des moniales de Port-Royal des Champs. Son sens de la mesure se manifeste aussi bien à l¿occasion des polémiques jansénistes auxquelles il ne prend guère part, que durant les événements de la Fronde, lorsqu¿il calme les ardeurs guerrières des Messieurs prêts à se battre. Serein et discret, il possède le suprême art d¿amener les âmes à se convertir d¿elles-mêmes, comme en témoigne son fameux Entretien avec Pascal venu le rencontrer aux Champs. Emprisonné quelque temps à la Bastille, il meurt en janvier 1684. A ces qualités d¿âme correspondent un génie de l¿écriture et de la traduction, qui en fait l¿un des auteurs essentiels de Port-Royal. S¿il réalise, entre autres ouvrages, d¿intéressantes éditions bilingues, latin-français des pièces de Térence et des fables de Phèdre pour les Petites Ecoles, son ¿uvre maîtresse consiste en un chantier considérable pour l¿époque, à savoir la traduction à partir du grec ancien de la Bible. Pour cela, il répartit le travail au sein de l¿équipe de Port-Royal. Le résultat est un texte fidèle et superbe, « La Bible » dite « de Sacy », rééditée et utilisée jusqu¿à nos jours. Au XVIIEsiècle, sa publication a rencontré de nombreux obstacles, comme tous les livres de Port-Royal soupçonnés de jansénisme. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De jydske Zigeunere og en rotvelsk Ordbog.

      . Kbhvn. 1837. 64 s. Svagt plettet eksemplar indbundet i nyere privat halvlaeder med guldtryk pa ryggen. * Det af Blicher digterisk benyttede og af Dorph optegnede sprog er keltringesprog, der principielt intet har med sigöjnersprog at göre og heller ikke tales af dem. Det der er optegnet af Mylius-Erichsen og H. P. Hansen er kun supplemeter hertil, altsa rotvaelsk og ikke tatersprog. Derimod findes enkelte virkelige sigöjnerord i H.C. Andersens "At vaere eller ikke vaere". Se Miskow og Bröndal artikel "Sigöjnersprog i Danmark" i Danske Studier 1923, s. 97-145. DBL(3), 4,23..

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        Das Verhalten des Eisens zum Sauerstoff. Ein Beitrag zur Erweiterung elektrochemischer Kenntnisse.

      Basel, Neukirch, 1837.. (20 x 12 cm). VIII, 104 S. Mit lithographiertem Frontispiz. Bedruckte Original-Broschur, unbeschnitten.. Erste Ausgabe der ersten eigenständigen Veröffentlichung. Sie enthält die Zusammenfassung seiner in verschiedenen Zeitschriften veröffentlichten Resultate. - Im Jahr 1836 beginnt der frisch ernannte Professor für Physik und Chemie seine Untersuchungen von Metallen, die mit Schwefelsäure behandelt wurden. Er kommt dabei zu dem Ergebnis, dass Eisen nach dieser Behandlung von verdünnten Säuren nicht mehr angegriffen werden kann. Schoenbein spricht hier von der "Passivität" des Eisens, die Faraday mit der Bildung einer Oxidhaut erklärt. - Durchgehend etwas stockfleckig, sonst gut erhalten. - DSB 12, 196; Poggendorff II, 830; Darmstaedter 429; Hagenbach, Schoenbein S. II

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        The Theological Works of Edward Burton

      Oxford - John Henry Parker, 1837. Oxford - John Henry Parker, 1837 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce collection of the theological works of Religious Professor of Divinity at Oxford, Edward Burton. Containing essays, theological discourses, and lectures, delivered by Burton during his time as professor. Burton published widely on Greek and Latin literature, his first work being the superintended publication of some of Charles Lloyd's works. As professor, he attacked unitarianism in Testimonies of the Ante-Nicene Fathers (1826) and extreme evangelicalism in a pamphlet dispute with Henry Bulteel. He published on the Greek New Testament (1830), An Introduction to the Metre of the Greek Tragedians (1814), The Three Primers of Henry VIII (1834), Lectures on Ecclesiastical History (1831), and Thoughts on the Separation of Church and State (1834). Among the works on which he was engaged at the time of his death was an edition of Eusebius, published in 1838. Burton was an energetic but not an innovative scholar. (DNB)Complete in five volumes. Bookseller's label of C. J. Stewart toverso of front free-endpaper. Condition: In full calf bindings. Externally sound, with some wear to the spinesand extremities. Spine labels of volume I and IV missing. Eight joints starting. Loss to the backstrip of volume V. Internally, firmly bound. Institutional ink stamp to front endpapers. Pages are bright, with some scattered light spotting(heavier to endpapers, and heavier throughout volume III). Overall: GOOD..

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        Das Recht des Besitzes. Eine civilistische Abhandlung von Dr. Friedrich Carl von Savigny, Königl. Preußischem Geheimen Oberrevisionsrath, ordentlichem Professor der Rechte zu Berlin, und ordentlichem Mitglied der Akademie der Wissenschaften daselbst.

      Giessen, Druck und Verlag von Georg Friedrich Heyer, Vater, 1837.. 6., verm. und verbess. Aufl. Oktav. LXXII, 688 S. Späterer Halblederband mit Buntpapierauf den Buchdeckeln.; 6. Letzte von Savigny verbesserte und vermehrte Auflage! In der zweiten Hälfte des Jahres 1802 begann F. C. von Savigny (1779-1861) in Marburg mit der Niederschrift dieser großartigen Monographie. Nach nur sechs Monaten Ausarbeitung und Niederschrift wurde die Monographie bei Heyer in Gießen 1803 ediert. Mit der Edition der Monographie zum Besitz wurde der gerade einmal 24 Jahre alte Gelehrte mit einem Schlage "unter die Klassiker der Nation erhoben", so die Worte seines Schülers Rudorff, der vier Jahre nach dem Tode des Meisters die siebte und letzte Auflage vorgenommen hat. Rudorff (1803-1873), der die Lehren von Savigny in Berlin unmittelbar weiterführte, war neben Jacob Grimm auch bei Savigny zugegen, als dieser am 25. Oktober 1861 zwischen 2 und 3 Uhr nachmittags in Berlin verstarb.

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        Dresden Chronik, Klemm G., 1837, 45 Kupfertafeln

      Dresden Chronik, ,. Dresden Chronik, Klemm G., 1837, 45 Kupfertafeln Chronik der Königlich Sächsischen Residenzstadt Dresden. Mit [...] interessanten Kupfern nach seltenen Originalen hrsg. von Paul Gottlob Hilscher. 2 Bde. in 1 Band. Dresden, in Commission der Ch. F. Grimmer'schen Buchhandlung 1837. 746 S., 8°, 20x12 cm., m. 45 statt 47 gefalteten Kupfertafeln. Vorsatz verstempelt. Titel mit rep. Eckabriß, durchgehend gering gebräunt und min. wasserrandig. Marmorierter orig. Hldr.d.Zt., berieben bestossen, Rückenschild entfernt. Gelenk mit kl. Einriss. Ursprüngl. in Lieferungen erschienen. Die Sächsische Landesbibliothek schreibt zum "bibliographischen Zusammenhang": Frühere Ausgaben ersch. als "Chronik der Stadt Dresden und ihrer Bürger von den ältesten bis auf unsere Zeiten", "Chronik der königlich sächsischen Residenzstadt Dresden und ihrer Bürger" und "Chronik der Stadt Dresden und ihrer Bürger, und der Sammler für Geschichte und Altertum, Kunst und Natur im Elbthale". Für die vorl. Ausg. gibt sie die Zahl der Illustrationen mit 19 für den ersten und 28 für den zweiten Bd an; unserem Exempl. fehlen 2 Tafeln d. 2. Bandes..

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        Los Veteranos de Santiago al Ejercito Restaurador del Peru. @[text begins:] Ilustres guerreros! - Llegó el momento de volar á ser por segunda vez los libertadores del desgraciado Perú.

      (Santiago de Chile), Imprenta de la Independencia, dated 2 September 1837. - Above the caption title is a charming woodcut headpiece (5 x 15 cm.) of cavalrymen in battle. (1 l.) Folio (28 x 18.5 cm.), disbound. Good to very good condition. Early manuscript foliation in ink. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION. The veterans of Chile wish speed and victory to the Chilean soldiers setting off on the expedition to free Peru from the @vil conquistador Andrés Santa Cruz of the Peru-Bolivian Confederation. The Peruvians are pictured plaintively standing on their shores with raised arms, waiting only for the appearance of Chilean ships to rebel. This is one of the few Chilean ephemeral pamphlets that expresses any sympathy for Peru, although it is perhaps less sympathy than Schadenfreude: "Llegó el momento de voltar á ser por segunda vez los libertadores del desgraciado Perú." The leaf includes at the top a charming woodcut of cavalrymen charging into battle.The naval expedition against the Peru-Bolivian Confederation was headed by General Blanco Encalada, who had defeated the Quillota mutineers in June. In Peru his force of 2,800 was not, in fact, greeted with relief by Peruvians. Instead it was surrounded by Marshal Santa Cruz's troops, and Blanco Encalada was forced to sign the Treaty of Paucarpata (November 17, 1837), which the Chilean government promptly repudiated.---- Not located in Briseño. Not located in OCLC. Not located in CCPBE. Not located in Rebiun. Not located in Copac. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A New and Complete Dictionary of the English and German Languages

      Leipsic - Charles Tauchnitz, 1837. Leipsic - Charles Tauchnitz, 1837 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A German-English dictionary by Kaltschmidt. Bound in half-leather with gilt lettering and decoration and marbled paper-covered boards. Presumed First Edition. Stereotype-edition. ContainsEnglish-German and German-English sections, with two sketches of grammar, English and German. Little is known about Jakob Heinrich Kaltschmidt. Condition: The binding is generally tight and firm. The front inner hinge has failed after the English title page, with a torn section of page xv still attached. There is only slight wear to the extremities, with just slight rubbing to the boards. Internally the pages have occasional marks and scattered foxing, becoming prominent to the first and last few pages. The German title page to page xiv is attached by the cords only. Overall the condition isvery good with a good only interior..

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        The Miscellanous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B. Including a Variety of Pieces Now First Collected

      London - John Murray, 1837. London - John Murray, 1837 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The Miscellanous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B. Including a Variety of Pieces now first collected by James PriorInfour volumes complete. With illustrated second titles to all volumes. Containing:To volume one: The Bee; Essay;, An Enquiry into the Present State of Polite Learning in Europe; Prefaces and Introductions. To volume two: Letters from a Citizen of the World, to his Friend in the East; A Familiar Introduction to the Study of Natural History. In five parts [Now first collected]. To volume three: The Vicar of Wakefield; Biographies; Miscellaneous Criticism. To volume four: Poems; Miscellaneous Pieces; Dramas; Criticism Relating to Poetry and the Belles-Lettres [Now first collected]Several works under these subtitles are here '[now first printed]'. Oliver Goldsmith (1730 - 1774) was an Anglo-Irish novelist, playwright and poet, who is best known for his novel The Vicar of Wakefield (1766), his pastoral poem The Deserted Village (1770), and his plays The Good-Natur'd Man (1768) and She Stoops to Conquer (1771, first performed in 1773). He also wrote An History of the Earth and Animated Nature. He is thought to have written the classic children's tale The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes, the source of the phrase goody two-shoes. Condition: In an amateur rebinding of half morocco with cloth covered boards. Externally, smart but with occasional marks. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with foxing and slight marginal chipping to first and last pages and the odd handling mark throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Histoire de France

      Paris- Firmin Didot Freres et Cie., 1837. Paris- Firmin Didot Freres et Cie., 1837 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce copy of this history of France, up untilthe death of Louis XIV. Louis-Pierre Anquetil (February 21, 1723 September 6, 1808) was a French historian. He was born in Paris. In 1741 he joined the religious community of the Gnofvains, where he took holy orders and became professor of theology and literature. He is said to have been asked by Napoleon to write his Histoire de France (14 vols, 1805), a mediocre compilation at second or third hand, with the assistance of de Mzeray or Paul Franois Velly (17091759). This work, nevertheless, went through numerous editions, and made Anquetil famous. It was continued by Bouillet in 6 more volumes. Six parts complete in three volumes. Condition: In decorative full calf bindings. Externally sound, with some rubbing to the boards and some wear to the spines. Front joint to Vol 1-2 and rear joint to vol 3-4 starting but still firm. Internally, firmly bound. Ink inscriptions to versos of front free-endpaper inparts 1-2 and3-4. Institutional stamps to recto of front endpaper. Pages are generally bright, with some light foxing throughout. Overall: GOOD..

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        The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell

      London - Edward Moxon, 1837. London - Edward Moxon, 1837 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of the complete poetical works of Scottish poet Thomas Campbell. Including titles such as the Pleasures of Hope, Lochiel's Warning and The Wounded Hussar, amongst many others. He is chiefly remembered for his sentimental poetry dealing specially with human affairs. He was also one of the initiators of a plan to found what became the University of London. With illustrations throughout. Condition: In a full morocco binding with gilt detailing. Externally smart, with some minor wear to the spine and corners only. Internally, firmly bound. Front hinge slightly strained. Copperplate ink signature dates 1838 to front free-endpaper. Pages are bright, with scattered foxing throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Umrisse zu Schiller's Lied von der Glocke nebst Andeutungen von Moritz Retzsch

      Stuttgart and Tbingen - J. G. Cotta'sche Buchhandlung, 1837. Stuttgart and Tbingen - J. G. Cotta'sche Buchhandlung, 1837 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Das Lied von der Glocke (The Song of the Bell) is a poem that the German poet Friedrich Schiller published in 1798. This edition is illustrated with forty-three engraved line drawings by Moritz Retzsch. Das Lied von der Glocke is one of the most famous poems of German literature and with 430 lines also one of the longest. In it, Schiller combines a knowledgeable technical description of a bell founding with points of view and comments on human life, its possibilities and risks. Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller (1759 - 1805) was a German poet, philosopher, historian, and playwright. During the last seventeen years of his life (1788 - 1805), Schiller struck up a productive, if complicated, friendship with already famous and influential Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. They frequently discussed issues concerning aesthetics, and Schiller encouraged Goethe to finish works he left as sketches. This relationship and these discussions led to a period now referred to as Weimar Classicism. They also worked together on Xenien, a collection of short satirical poems in which both Schiller and Goethe challenge opponents to their philosophical vision. Friedrich August Moritz Retzsch (1779 -1857) was a German painter, draughtsman, and etcher. The Cotta publishing house commissioned illustrations for Johann Wolfgang Goethe's Faust, which made him financially independent. Goethe liked his work, and he illustrated works by other famous authors, most notably Friedrich Schiller's Lied von der Glocke, a Shakespeare Gallery, and Brger's Ballads. He also did oil paintings on classical subjects, and portraits. Previous owner's ink inscription dated 1875 to front free endpaper. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities and marks, in particularto front board. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and plates generally clean but with foxing to pages of text. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Les Evangiles de Notre Seigneur Jesus-Christ

      Paris - J.-J. Dubochet et Cie, 1837. Paris - J.-J. Dubochet et Cie, 1837 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The four canonical gospels, lavishly illustrated throughout. In French. Illustrated in incredible detail on every page by Theophile Fragonard (18061876), a French painter and illustrator, the elder son ofTroubadour painter and sculptor, Alexandre-Evariste Fragonard. Translated into French by Louis-Isaac Lemaistre de Sacy (29 March 1613 4 January 1684), a priest of Port-Royal,known as atheologian and French humanist. He is best known for his translation of the most widespread French Bible in the 18th century, also known as the Bible de Port-Royal. With previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown and an ink inscription to the title page. Including a frontispiece depicting Jesus, illuminated in gold with red for the blood around his crown of thorns. The book also has a sumptuously illustrated half-title, also decorated with gold ink, as well as blue and red. Expertly rebound in a crushed morocco binding with gilt decoration to boards and spine and gilt text block edges, by the London bookbinder Bernard C. Middleton. Condition: In a morocco binding. Externally, smart with slight wear to extremities. Internally, firmly bound, bright with foxing to first and last few pages and the odd further page. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        La croisière de la Mouche. par l?auteur des Aventures d?un lieutenant de marine.

      Fournes ; Hochausen 1837 - Livre d'occasion 2 vol. in-12°, rel. demi-veau brun à petits coins, dos à 4 nerfs soulignés d'un large filet doré, caissons ornés aux petits fers en cartouche ovale, large roulette en queue, étiquettes de titre et de tomaison sur papier bleu, plats et gardes cailloutés, tr. jaunes, 283-267pp., vignettes sur les titres. Ce texte est parfois attribué à Edouard Corbière, mais aussi à Jules Lecomte ou encore à l?anglais Michael Scott de Glasgow. Il a paru la même année à Paris, chez Dumont. Condition : Dos lég. passé, minimes rousseurs sur les gardes. Intérieur très frais. Bel ex. de ce rare ouvrage. 395g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        'Chine Et Japon. Dresse par C.V. Monin. - Paris. Armand-Aubree, Editeur, Rue Taranne, N°. 14':.

      . Stahlstich v. Laguillermie & Mardelet n. Charles V. Monin aus Atlas Unisersel de Geographie Ancienne et Moderne ... b. Armand-Aubree in Paris, 1837, 48,5 x 64 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. K - P, S. 271. - Zeigt China, Japan, Korea und Taiwan. - Die Karte mit Titelkopfleiste.

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        The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1837. London: Chapman and Hall, 1837 Illustrated by Robert Seymour, Robert William Buss, and Hablot Knight Browne (Phiz). First edition of the author's first novel, with a few of the first issue points present and many of the early issue points called for by Hatton and Cleaver, the second plate vignette title page, Phiz plates replacing Buss plates. Finely bound in ¾ maroon Morocco over maroon marble boards, with five raised bands tooled in gilt to the spine, spine compartments rule and decoratively tooled in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, boards ruled in blind, top edge gilt, marbled end papers. Very good, with some light wear and rubbing to the extremities, some toning and light staining to the spine, minor rubbing to the boards, some toning and spotting to the plates, a few light scattered spots to the otherwise clean pages. A bright and fresh copy. Smith I, 3. The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club was originally published serially in twenty numbers, bound in nineteen monthly installments from April 1836 - November 1837. This first edition was published shortly after on November 17, 1837. The project was originally conceived by illustrator Robert Seymour, who envisioned a series of humorous stories about the adventures of amateur Cockney sportsmen. Chapman and Hall employed Dickens to create a cohesive narrative that provided a background story for the illustrations. However, the bold young writer purportedly wrote with little regard to the illustrations, even making suggestions for their alterations at times, much to Seymour's displeasure. After the second installment was completed, Seymour committed suicide and was replaced in the Pickwick project by Robert Buss. However, Dickens found Buss's work unfavorable, and Hablot Knight Browne, who would continue to illustrate many of Dickens' subsequent novels, took over as the Pickwick illustrator. Smith comments on the complicated history of Pickwick's illustration: "The history of the creation of the plates is perhaps as complex as that of the printing of the text, and different states of a plate and different plates for the same subject may vary from one bound copy to another…seldom, in fact, are all of the plates located in copies in the original cloth or rebound ones," which he partially attributes to the lack of a list of illustrations. As a result of this title's complicated publication history, the first issue is so rare and nearly impossible to find that early issues of the first edition are of increased rarity. Indeed, Hatton and Cleaver note that since 1899, "about fifteen copies of the highest merit have been noted either through the sales rooms or in private collections, and, it is a fact, in so far as detailed collations are available, that not one of these fifteen copies combines all the points.". Illus. by Browne, Hablot Knight; Seymour, Robert. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart

      Edinburgh: Robert Cadell, 1837-8. Edinburgh: Robert Cadell,, 1837-8. 7 volumes, octavo. Contemporary green half morocco by Hayday, marbled boards, raised bands and gilt lettering to spines, marbled edges and endpapers, purple bound silk bookmarks. Errata slips pasted at end of Volumes I and II, tipped in at end of Volume VI. Engraved portrait frontispiece in Volume I. Spines darkened, boards lightly rubbed, top edges slightly toned, prelims and endmatter slightly tanned, bookmarks torn off and loosely inserted. Contemporary owner signature to front flyleaf of Volume I. An excellent library set. First edition of J. G. Lockhart's (1794–1854) most famous work. His biography of Sir Walter Scott has, since its publication, 'been regarded, along with Boswell's Life of Johnson, as one of the most important works in the history of biography' (ODNB).

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        Gesamtansicht über den Lech mit St. Magnus, Schloß und Franziskanerkloster.

      . Kol. Lithographie von Gustav Kraus, 1837, 12,5 x 17 cm.. Pressler 271. - Blatt XV aus der 1837 bei Fr. Sauer erschienenen Folge "Alpenblumen". - Breitrandig.

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        Mebold,Weltgemäldegallerie Ozeanien Malaienlande Mikronesien Indonesien Timor, Stuttgart Schweizerbarts 1837, 352 Textseiten + 86 tolle Stiche komplett + 2 Karten, Buchblock fest aber manche Seiten zeigen kleine Einrisse an der Bindung

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        A History of British Birds, Indigenous and Migratory. Including their Organization, Habits, and Relations; Remarks on Classification and Nomenclature; An Account of the Principle Organ of Birds, and Observations Relative to Practical Ornithology. Illustrated by Numerous Engravings

      London: Printed for Scott, Webster, and Geary, 1837-52.. London: Printed for Scott, Webster, and Geary, 1837-52., 1837. 5 volumes, All First Editions. 8vo. Later binding of dark blue half morocco with gilt titles and birds tooled iin gilt to spines; blue cloth boards with gilt rule, marbled end papers, top edges gilt. Some foxing to first and last blanks, occasionally to plates. A handsome set.

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        Amaryllidaceae; preceded by an attempt to arrange the Monocotyledonous orders and followed by a treatise on cross-bred vegetables and supplement.

      . London, Ridgeway and Sons, 1837. 8vo, Text with 48 engraved plates of which 44 are nicely hand-coloured (including plate 45 which acts as frontispiece). Contemporary (publisher's?) green pebbled and blind-stamped cloth. Gilt ornament with title on spine.* Rather rare monograph, with dedication leaf "To his majesty Leopold, king of the Belgians", date December 26, 1836. With all the lovely hand-coloured plates drawn by Herbert himself and engraved by Weddell. According to the spine text: "colored, 38s.". Spine ends a bit frayed, corners a bit bumped. Binding and hinges rather weak, front joint starting. Tissue-guard of frontispiece foxed, fold on title page, light pencil note on two text pages, faint offsetting to text pages opposite the plates. Plates clean. Text block uncut. No signs of previous ownership. Apart from some light external wear, and a weak binding, a very good copy. Nissen BBI, 857..

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        Praesten i Wakefield.

      . En Fortaelling, 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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        Geognostische Beschreibung des Schönbergs bei Freiburg im Breisgau.

      Freiburg: Groos, 1837.. 4°. VII 36 S.: 1 kolorierte lithographierte Profiltafel. - Angebunden Derselbe: Die Jura-Formationen des Breisgaues geognostisch beschrieben. Karlsruhe: Groos, 1838. IV 51 S.: 2 kolorierte lithographierte Karten. Pappband der Zeit mit unbeschriftetem Rückenschild.. 1. Ausgaben der zwei seltenen Abhandlungen. - Widmungsexemplar des Verfassers mit dessen großzügiger 9-zeiliger handschriftlicher Widmung, datiert Freiburg 1837, auf dem weißen Blatt (S. III/IV) der ersten Schrift. - "Fromherz's Schilderungen der vor ihm so wenig bekannten Juraschichten des Breisgaus werden dauernden Werth behalten und können als ein entschiedener Fortschritt der vergleichenden Geologie für Deutschland bezeichnet werden" (ADB). - Schönes und bis auf wenige Stockfleckchen sehr sauberes Exemplar. - Poggendorff I 810 f.; Reichardt II 25 und I 40; ADB VIII 139.

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        Wiener Zeitschrift für Kunst, Literatur, Theater und Mode. Jahrgang 1837. 1. - 4. Quartal in 2 Bänden.

      Wien, A. Strauß, 1837,. Schöne, umfangreiche Reihe dieser Wiener Zeitschrift mit Biedermeiermoden für Damen, auch Herren u. Kinder, die insgesamt 1816/17 bis 1844 erschien. OHLdr.,Mit Rückengoldprägung und farb. goldgepr. Rückenschild. 1248 Seiten. 14 x 22 cm. Mit 53 kolor. Modekupfertafeln und 6 schwarz-weiss (Möbel, Kutsche). Ecke abgerieben. Innen sehr gut erhalten..

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        Sense and Sensibility

      London: Richard Bentley, 1837. London: Richard Bentley, 1837 A good copy of Jane Austen's classic work in contemporary binding. Sense and Sensibility, first published in 1811, was reprinted by Bentley as part of his Standard Novels series in 1833. This is an early reissue from that series, printed in 1837, but retaining the engraved frontispiece and vignette title page from the original 1833 version. With black and white frontispiece and vignette title page, additional title page, Memoir of Miss Austen, and text. The binding has elaborate gilt compartments and leather title label to spine and gilt lines where the leather meets the marbled boards. The page edges and the endpapers are also marbled. The binding has some light wear to spine joints, corners and edges, and a little scuffing, but is bright and sound. The text pages are very clean and in very good condition. There is browning to the front and rear of the frontispiece, vignette title page and title page. A good copy of this scarce early printing.

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        Praktische Anleitung zum Branntweinbrennen, insbesondere des Kartoffelbranntweins, nach der neuesten und besten, allein auf Erfahrung und gründliche Wissenschaft gestützten Methode,

      Weimar, Voigt 1837.. Weimar, Voigt 1837.. 8°. XX, 371 (1) S. Mit 2 gefalt. Tab., 21 lithogr. Abb. auf 10 (4 gefalt.) lithogr. Taf. Pbd. d. Zt. Mit Rückensch. Papierbedingt gebräunt. Schnitt fleckig. Einbd. leicht berieb. Falttaf. geringf. randrissig u. knittrig. - (Schauplatz der Künste und Handwerke, 95. Bd.) EA

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        Novellen. Gesammt-Ausgabe. 16 in 6 Bden.

      Breslau, Josef Max und Komp. 1837 - 1838.. Kl.-8°. Zus. 3870 S. Dunkelgrüne Lnbde der Zeit mit leichter Rückenvergoldung und goldgeprägtem Rückentitel (etwas berieben, Ecken leicht bestoßen, Deckel vereinzelt schwach fleckig, Namen auf dem Vorsatz, teilweise braunfleckig, gebräunt oder stark gebräunt).. Erste Ausgabe.- Henrich Steffens (1773 - 1845) wurde in Stavanger (Norwegen) geboren, seine Bildung und Lebensentwicklung war aber von Deutschland geprägt. Er war ein vielseitig begabter Naturforscher, Philosoph und Dichter, einer der engsten Freunde und Anhänger des um zwei Jahre jüngeren Schelling. Steffens gewann Goethes Wohlwollen, war befreundet mit A. W. und Fr. Schlegel, L. Tieck, F. Schleiermacher u.a., studierte und lehrte in Kiel, Jena, Halle, Breslau und Berlin, machte die Befreiungskriege von 1813/14 mit, hat manchen philosophischen Streit und innere und äußere Kämpfe confessionell-religiöser Natur ausgefochten. Erst als "alternder Gelehrte (hat er) auch seiner poetischen Naturanlage Spielraum gegeben; und zwar nach einer Richtung, die durch sein religiöses Innenleben wesentlich mitbestimmt war. Er schrieb eine längere Reihe von Novellen, wie "Die Familie Walseth und Leith" und "Die vier Norweger"; Dichtungen, die vielen Beifall fanden und in denen die Schilderung großer nordischer Naturscenerien sich mit seiner psychologischer Beobachtung und dem Grundton einer tief empfundenen Religiosität auf eigenthümliche Weise verschwisterten." (ADB). Diese erste "Gesamtausgabe" von Steffens Novellen umfaßt wenige Erstdrucke, sonst aber verbesserte Auflagen der vorher einzeln erschienenen Novellen-Zyklen: 1. Gebirgs-Sagen (Über Sagen und Mährchen aus Dänemark. Mährchen und Sagen aus dem Riesengebirge. Die schlafende Braut). Als Anhang: Die Trauung, eine Sage des Nordens.- 2 - 6. Die Familien Walseth und Leith. Ein Cyclus von Novellen (Der Schlossbrand. Walseth und Leith: Die Väter I - V.).- 7 - 12. Die vier Norweger. Ein Cyclus von Novellen. (Erste - sechste Novelle). 13 - 16. Malkolm. Eine norwegische Novelle.- Goed VI,175,44.

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        Seltsame Gefangennehmung des Räuber Weiß (Kopftitel)

      Znaim, 1837.. Znaim, 1837.. Mit großem Holzschnitt. 2 Bll. Ungebunden. 21 x 17,5 cm. Seltsamer und mitunter abentheuerlicher Mittel mußte man sich bedienen, um manchen Räuber und Banditen in seine Gewalt zu bekommen, der Jahre lang sein Unwesen trieb, und dessen Raub und Mordsucht ganze Provinzen mit Schrecken erfüllte. Auf ähnliche Weise ergriff man dem, vor mehreren Jahren in der ... Gegend berüchtigten Räubers Johann Weiß, welche Gefangennehmung wegen ihrer Sonderbarkeit bekannt zu werden verdient, und überlieferte ihn der strafenden Gerechtigkeit...." - Etwas knapp beschnitten.

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        Kopfstudie zum Fresko Die Himmelfahrt Christi' in der Schlosskapelle Hannover

      1837. Öl auf Leinwand, verso bezeichnet: "Schlosskirche Hannover 1837", 38,5 x 33,5 cm. Guter Zustand inkl. Rahmen. In einer Lithographie zum Salon von 1840 zeigt Honore Daumier seine Version einer Himmelfahrt Christi, auch wenn er sie als Reproduktion einer Bildidee eines gewissen 'Brrdhkmann' ausgibt. Hier sehen wir nur drei Bildgegenstände: unten die Speerspitzen der Soldaten, oben die Füße und den Mantel Christi und dazwischen nur die leeren Wolken. Auch wenn man dieses Blatt als Angriff auf die traditionelle Malerei der Akademie gelesen hat, so trifft Daumier gleichzeitig die Probleme bei der Darstellung der Himmelfahrt in der bildenden Kunst genau. Denn eigentlich geht es in diesen Darstellungen weniger um den Vorgang des Aufsteigens, als um die zurückbleibende Leerstelle. Wenn es im Brief des Paulus an die Philipper heißt: "er erniedrigte sich selbst und ward gehorsam bis zum Tode, ja zum Tode am Kreuz. Darum hat ihn auch Gott erhöht und hat ihm einen Namen gegeben, der über alle Namen ist", dann verdeutlicht dies die hierarchische Distanz, die Trennung der Welten. Der Mensch bleibt in seiner Er-niedrigung zurück. Der Blick nach oben, dem Aufsteigenden hinterher, ist ein der Welt abgewandter Blick. Doch was er sieht, ist das Entschwinden und die Leere, die zurückbleibt. In der bildenden Kunst findet sich das Motiv des Aufblickens meist in der Apostelgruppe, die Christus nachschaut, doch Oesterley scheint sich mit seiner Version der Himmelfahrt an einem anderen Typus zu orientieren, der die Trennung weiter verdeutlicht, wenn in ihm Christus nicht nach unten auf die Menschen zurückschaut, sondern selbst nach oben auf das Himmelsreich. Dieses Entschwinden kann im Bild soweit gesteigert werden, dass nur noch die Füße von Christus zu sehen sind. Das Gefühl der Unüberbrückbarkeit, die verschließende Leere wird so noch stärker Thema dieser Bildkonstellation. Oesterley mag die Inspiration für diese Kompositionsform bei Rembrandt erhalten haben, der in seinem Münchner Passionszyklus den in der Renaissance und im Barock seltener dargestellten, nach oben blickenden Christus zeigt. Allerdings reduziert Oesterley den emphatisch verklärten Gesichtsausdruck mit dem geöffneten Mund in Rembrandts Bild zu einem eher gespannt erwartenden, stärker dem Menschsein verbundenen Ausdruck. Was sich in den Augen dieses Christus spiegelt, ist damit sowohl ein bewusstes Verlassen der irdischen Welt, aber auch die Erwartung auf den neuen Platz an der Seite seines Vaters. Die ungeheure Intensität, die Oesterley in diese Reduktion auf den Blick legt, ist tief ergreifend. Die Isolation des Studienkopfes von jeglichem narrativen Beiwerk verstärkt die Emotion. Das Thema des Verlustes mit dem bevorstehenden Neuanfang wird ins Absolute gesteigert. Es scheint, als schimmere der Reflex des göttlichen Lichtes auf dem Gesicht. Dies rührt umso mehr, als Oesterley es durch eine meisterhafte Malkunst versteht, das Gesicht so plastisch, so lebendig auf die Leinwand zu bannen, dass wir die Anwesenheit der Person förmlich zu spüren meinen und so Teil des emotionalen Augenblickes werden. Damit wird das Wunder der Himmelfahrt wieder irdisch und greifbar, wird Christus wieder menschlich und hält so den Kontakt zu den Zurückgebliebenen.

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        Wa-Bish-Kee-Pe-Nas, The White Pigeon, A Chippewa

      Philadelphia: E. C. BIddle, 1837 Philadelphia: E. C. BIddle, 1837. Fine. Hand-colored lithograph from an early folio edition of McKenney and Hall's "History of the Indian Tribes of North America". Image size showing through the mat is approximately 11¼ by 17 inches, matted and nicely framed in a 20 by 26 inch frame. Trace of spotting else a fine copy with rich vibrant colors and with the original printing information at the bottom of the image, typical of early editions. Not examined outside the frame. This image is listed on the contents page of Volume I as Wabishkeepenas, or 'The White Pigeon'

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books ]
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        Pickwick Papers. The Postthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

      Chapman & Hall, London 1837 - Finely rebound in tan marocco leather with raised bands lined in gilt black title and name label , gilt , plus gilt date at bottom, marbled boards, new end papers, first few pages and the plates heavily foxed as usual, pages rough cut. A very handsome copy of this first edition English classic. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Wiener Zeitschrift für Kunst, Literatur, Theater und Mode. Jahrgang 1837.

      Wien, A. Strauß, 1837.. 4 Bde. 22x14,5 cm. Bedruckte Pbde. d.Zt. Etwas fleckig. Tafeln tlw. gebräunt und recht knapp beschnitten, Text und Beilagen (nicht koll.) stellenweise fleckig.. Kirchner 4752; Lipperheide Zb 29 (nur 5 einz. Jg.) Schöne, umfangreiche Reihe dieser Wiener Zeitschrift mit Biedermeiermoden für Damen, auch Herren u. Kinder, die insgesamt 1816/17 bis 1844 erschien. Mit 52 kolor. Modekupfertaf. nach S. v. Stubenrauch u.a. sowie 4 unkol. Kutschentaf. und 2 Kupfer Wiener Mode Formen. - Jg. 1837 zu 4 Quartalsbänden.

      [Bookseller: Augusta-Antiquariat]
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        A Treatise on the Malformations, Injuries, and Diseases of the Rectum and Anus. Illustrated with Plates

      New York: French & Adlard, 1837. New York: French & Adlard. 1837. First Edition. Hardcover. In two volumes. 299pp; 14 unnumbered leaves and 9 engraved plates, 7 of which are hand-colored and 2 are foldouts. The text volume is bound in the original brown decorated cloth with paper label affixed to the spine. The atlas volume is in the original cloth backed boards with paper label affixed to the front board. "[Bushe] left behind him a brilliant reputation as a bold, dashing operator, and as the author of the well-known standard monograph on the 'Diseases of the Rectum and Anus,' long considered the ablest work on the subject in any language." Dictionary of American Medical Biography, eds. Kelly and Burrage, 1971, p. 180. "The first American treatise on colon-rectal surgery," Garrison-Morton 3441.1. Former library set with stamps on the title pages and on the verso of the plates. Both spines professionally restored, foxing to text blocks, minor pencil annotations in the text volume, fairly heavy wear and rubbing to the atlas covers. A good set. Uncommon. ; Octavo .

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        The Poetical Works of Robert Southey, Collected By Himself, In 10 Volumes

      Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1837-38, London - 16.2 cm x 9.5 cm. Each volume with engraved frontispiece (portrait in vol. 1), and extra engraved title-page. Half-bound in maroon morocco and combed marble boards, gilt-framed spine panels with gilt-stamped titles and volume numbers, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers, ribbon bookmark in each volume. A fine set, handsome on the shelf. 12 Mo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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