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        Memoirs of the Life of the Late John Mytton, Esq. of Halston, Shropshire

      , 1837. 1837. Alken Off To The Races With Apperley In The SaddleSecond Edition With the Six Extra Plates in a Fine Contemporary BindingALKEN, Henry (Illustrator). APPERLEY, C.J. (text). Memoirs of the Life of the Late John Mytton, Esq. of Halston, Shropshire. Formerly M.P. for Shrewsbury, High sheriff for the Counties of Salup & Merioneth, and Major of the North Stropshire Yeomanry Cavalry. With Notices of His Hunting, Shooting, Driving, Racing, Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits By Nimrod. With Numerous Illustrations by H. Alken and T.J. Rawlins. Second Edition. Reprinted with considerable Additions from the New Sporting Magazine. London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1837. Second and enlarged edition, with additions to the text and six extra hand-colored plates. Tall octavo. ix, [3], 206, [2], pp. Extra-engraved title-page with aquatint vignette. Eighteen hand-colored aquatint plates with tissue guards. Bound in contemporary full hard-grain crimson morocco featuring a single gilt fillet border enclosing floral and foliate gilt tooling with arabesque gilt stems surrounding a gilt vase on pedestal, to both covers. Gilt tooled and lettered spine.Silver clasp engraved "Mr. E. Whittingham / Ellenhall / Nov. 2 1844." Gilt-rolled edges. Wide gilt dentelles with elaborate border and corner-pieces, green moire silk endpapers. All edges gilt. A fine copy in a really fine silver clasped binding."A most valuable and important book for the sporting life of the period, aptly described by Newton as 'a biography of a man that reads like a work of fiction'" (Tooley)."This is not a work of fiction, for John Mytton, a rather inglorious character for a biography, was a hard-living, hard-drinking country squire of Halston, Shropshire, capable of the utmost physical endurance, and ready to accept any wager to walk, shoot or ride against any man. Many of his feats are recorded and graphically delineated, including the climax of his folly in setting his nightshirt on fire to cure a hiccough (Martin Hardie).The Plates:1. Well done, Neck or Nothing...2. A Nick, or the nearest way home.3. Wild Duck Shooting.4. What! Never upset in a gig?5. I wonder whether he is a good timber jumper!6. The Meet with Lord Derby's Stag Hounds.7. Stand and deliver.8. Tally ho! Tally ho!...9. The Oaks Filly.10. Light come, light go.11. On Baronet clears nine yards of water.12. D--n this hiccup!13. A h-ll of a row in a hell...14. Swims the Severn at Uppington Ferry.15. How to cross a country comfortably after dinner.16. Heron shooting...17. A Squire trap, by Jove!18. Now for the honour of Stropshire.Abbey, Life, 385. Tooley 67. Schwerdt 1, p. 38. Martin Hardie, pp. 185-186. Prideaux, p. 326.

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        Recueil de Romances, dediees a ma soeur Adele

      1837 - Eleven exquisite, highly detailed watercolors of battle scenes, landscapes, waterfronts, etc. 12mo. 16 by 10 cm. 48 leaves, writing on virtually all rectos and versos. Specifically, the watercolors include a portrait of Napoleon, a bucolic landscape with a seraph, a sheperdess in a bucolic setting, a ship in a coastal seascape, a panorama of a botanical garden at Avranche, a hilly panorama, a view of St. St.-Michel, the battles of Waterloo, Montreau and Arcole, a bouquet of flowers. In addition, there are decorative devices, most notably on the title page, and every page is framed by an unique ornamental band. The poetry, all presumably by Caillon, is written in a neat, cursive calligraphic hand. A common thread running through the writing is Normandy and the war, and Caillon pays homage to the former Emperor. Mainly, though, this is a manuscript of extraordinary phyiscal beauty.

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        Memoirs of the Life of the Late John Mytton, Esq. of Halston, Shropshire

      London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1837. - Alken Off To The Races With Apperley In The SaddleSecond Edition With the Six Extra Plates in a Fine Contemporary BindingALKEN, Henry (Illustrator). APPERLEY, C.J. (text). Memoirs of the Life of the Late John Mytton, Esq. of Halston, Shropshire. Formerly M.P. for Shrewsbury, High sheriff for the Counties of Salup & Merioneth, and Major of the North Stropshire Yeomanry Cavalry. With Notices of His Hunting, Shooting, Driving, Racing, Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits By Nimrod. With Numerous Illustrations by H. Alken and T.J. Rawlins. Second Edition. Reprinted with considerable Additions from the New Sporting Magazine. London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1837. Second and enlarged edition, with additions to the text and six extra hand-colored plates. Tall octavo. ix, [3], 206, [2], pp. Extra-engraved title-page with aquatint vignette. Eighteen hand-colored aquatint plates with tissue guards. Bound in contemporary full hard-grain crimson morocco featuring a single gilt fillet border enclosing floral and foliate gilt tooling with arabesque gilt stems surrounding a gilt vase on pedestal, to both covers. Gilt tooled and lettered spine.Silver clasp engraved "Mr. E. Whittingham / Ellenhall / Nov. 2 1844." Gilt-rolled edges. Wide gilt dentelles with elaborate border and corner-pieces, green moire silk endpapers. All edges gilt. A fine copy in a really fine silver clasped binding."A most valuable and important book for the sporting life of the period, aptly described by Newton as 'a biography of a man that reads like a work of fiction'" (Tooley)."This is not a work of fiction, for John Mytton, a rather inglorious character for a biography, was a hard-living, hard-drinking country squire of Halston, Shropshire, capable of the utmost physical endurance, and ready to accept any wager to walk, shoot or ride against any man. Many of his feats are recorded and graphically delineated, including the climax of his folly in setting his nightshirt on fire to cure a hiccough (Martin Hardie).The Plates:1. Well done, Neck or Nothing.2. A Nick, or the nearest way home.3. Wild Duck Shooting.4. What! Never upset in a gig?5. I wonder whether he is a good timber jumper!6. The Meet with Lord Derby's Stag Hounds.7. Stand and deliver.8. Tally ho! Tally ho!.9. The Oaks Filly.10. Light come, light go.11. On Baronet clears nine yards of water.12. D--n this hiccup!13. A h-ll of a row in a hell.14. Swims the Severn at Uppington Ferry.15. How to cross a country comfortably after dinner.16. Heron shooting.17. A Squire trap, by Jove!18. Now for the honour of Stropshire.Abbey, Life, 385. Tooley 67. Schwerdt 1, p. 38. Martin Hardie, pp. 185-186. Prideaux, p. 326.

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        Schatzkästchen, in welchem viele Sprüche aus Davids Psalmen von dem seligen Verfasser in geistreichen Worten erkläret und zur Stärkung im Glauben....zusammengetragen und in welches ausgewählte Gebete...von Johann Arndt und von J.C. Storr neu aufgenommen.

      Reutlingen, Kurtz, 1837.. (...worden sind. Neu durchgesehene, in 3 Theilen bestehende und stark vermehrte Ausgabe ). Das vorliegende Schatzkästlein mit 3 Teilen in einem Band, hieran anschließend der Anhang zum dritten Teil mit den Gebeten. Mit gestochenem Porträtfrontispiz Arndts, X ( Vorwort und Vorrrede ), 366 Seiten ( Erster und zweiter Teil ), 140 Seiten ( Dritter Teil ), 24 Seiten ( Anhang der Gebete, XI ( Inhalts-Übersicht ). Oldr mit farbigem goldgeprägten Rückenschilden und umlaufendem Gelbschnitt, Quer8° ( 11 x 14 cm ). Im Pappschuber der Zeit. Der Schuber stärker berieben, etwas fleckig, bestoßen. Der Einband stark berieben, Ecken und Kanten etwas bestoßen, innen das vordere Vorsatzblatt und das gestochene Frontispiz etwas wasserrandig und etwas stockfleckig, ansonsten wenige Seiten gering fleckig oder stockfleckig, wenige Seiten leicht angeknickt bzw. eselsohrig. Insgesamt innen von guter Erhaltung. - sehr selten ( Gewicht 400 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

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        Descrizione di Milano ornata con molti disegni in rame delle fabbriche più cospigue che si trovano in questa metropoli, raccolta e ordinata da Serviliano Lattuada, sacerdote milanese

      Cairoli,, Milano, 1837 - Cinque volumi di cm. 18,5, pp. 2.500 ca. complessive. Con bell'antiporta figurata e 32 (di 47) tavole fuori testo (perlopiù ripiegate). Legatura strettamente coeva in cart. alla rustica con nervi passanti e titoli ms. ai dorsi. Esemplare genuino e marginoso, in ottimo stato di conservazione, ma purtroppo privo di 15 tavole fra cui la pianta della città. Prima edizione. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        "Schliersee, eine Parthie im bayerischen Hochlande". Gesamtansicht mit dem Ort rechts und schönem Blick über den See, im Vordergrund ländliches Paar.

      . Kol. Lithographie von J.B. Dilger nach Gsell, 1837, 19,5 x 31 cm.. Aus dem 1. Jahrgang von Johann Baptist Dilgers "Vaterländisches Magazin" von 1837. Die sehr seltene Zeitschrift erschien in nur fünf Jahrgängen. Die ersten beiden Jahre 1837 und 1838 erschienen bei Palm & Enke in Erlangen, die Jahrgänge 1839 bis 1841 bei George Jacquet in München. - Aufgezogen, Bugfalte etwas berieben. Schönes Kolorit.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        The Encyclopaedia of Geography. Three volumes, [complete]

      Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, and Blanchard, 1837. 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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        Recueil de Romances, dediees a ma soeur Adele

      , 1837. 1837. Full Morocco. Very Good. Eleven exquisite, highly detailed watercolors of battle scenes, landscapes, waterfronts, etc. 12mo. 16 by 10 cm. 48 leaves, writing on virtually all rectos and versos. Specifically, the watercolors include a portrait of Napoleon, a bucolic landscape with a seraph, a sheperdess in a bucolic setting, a ship in a coastal seascape, a panorama of a botanical garden at Avranche, a hilly panorama, a view of St. St.-Michel, the battles of Waterloo, Montreau and Arcole, a bouquet of flowers. In addition, there are decorative devices, most notably on the title page, and every page is framed by an unique ornamental band. The poetry, all presumably by Caillon, is written in a neat, cursive calligraphic hand. A common thread running through the writing is Normandy and the war, and Caillon pays homage to the former Emperor. Mainly, though, this is a manuscript of extraordinary phyiscal beauty.

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        The Naval History of Great Britain, from the Declaration of War by France in 1793, to the Accession of George IV. A New Edition, with Additions and Notes, and an Account of the Burmese War and the Battle of Navarino, by

      London Richard Bentley 1837. G+ : in Good condition plus. Rebound with new eps. Some minor scuffing. Some scattered foxing and spotting to paltes New Edition Leather cover 230mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). 2523pp. Numerous steel plates, also diagrams and folding tables.

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        Vorlesungen über die Rettungsmittel beim Scheintode und in plötzlichen Lebensgefahren. Zweite, vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage. Mit fünf Kupfertafeln.

      Wien, Johann Baptist Wallishausser, 1837.. VIII, 248 SS. Mit 5 Tafeln (dav. 4 gest., 1 lith.). Leinenband der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentitel und -fileten. 8vo.. Zweite Ausgabe (EA 1819). - Der böhmische Mediziner J. Bernt (1770-1842) wurde "1808 an der Prager, 1813 an der Wiener Universität zum Professor der medicinischen Polizei und gerichtlichen Arzneikunde ernannt. Bernt hat den böhmischen Aerzten an der Wiener Hochschule zuerst Auctorität verschafft. Seine wissenschaftlichen Arbeiten im Gebiete der Staatsarzneiwissenschaft und Medicinalpolizei [sind] noch heute sehr geschätzt und maßgebend" (Wurzbach). - Gutes, fast fleckenfreies Exemplar; die gleichmäßig leicht gebräunten Tafeln zeigen Rettungsmittel für Verunglückte (Such- und Fangzangen, Tragkörbe, das "Eisboot" etc.). Die letzte Tafel, einen Retter im "Paulin'schen Apparat" (ein gasdichter Anzug mit Luftschlauch) darstellend, signiert "E. K. Frühwirth litho". - Engelmann 57. Hirsch/H. I, 496. Lesky 66. Wurzbach I, 332. Nicht bei Osler, Waller, Wellcome etc.

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        "Tegernsee von der Nordost-Seite". Blick auf das Kloster links und den Ort, dahinter See, Berge (Ring- und Hirschberg, Ochsenkamm) sowie Bad Wiessee; vorne rechts Jäger mit Hund.

      . Lithographie von Gustav Kraus, 1837, 12,5 x 17 cm.. Pressler 275. - Blatt XIX aus der 1837 bei Fr. Sauer erschienenen Folge "Alpenblumen".

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        Gesamtansicht vom Kalvarienberg aus mit Blick ins Isartal, im Hintergrund Bergpanorama.

      . Kol. Lithographie von Gustav Kraus, 1837, 12,5 x 17 cm.. Pressler 273. - Blatt XVII aus der 1837 bei Fr. Sauer erschienenen Folge "Alpenblumen".

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        "Die Otto Kapelle bei Kiefersfelden". Schöne Ansicht der 1834 errichteten Kapelle, links Strasse und Häuser.

      . Kol. Lithographie von Gustav Kraus, 1837, 12,5 x 17,5 cm.. Pressler 278. - Blatt XXII aus der 1837 bei Fr. Sauer erschienenen Folge "Alpenblumen".

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        "Walchensee vom Kesselberg gesehen". Ansicht vom Kesselberg aus mit dem Altlacher Hochkopf in der Ferne, im Vordergrund Jäger mit Hunden.

      . Kol. Lithographie von Gustav Kraus, 1837, 12,5 x 17,5 cm.. Pressler 264. - Blatt VIII aus der 1837 bei Fr. Sauer erschienenen Folge "Alpenblumen".

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        A Narrative of Missionary Enterprises in the South Sea Islands; With Remarks Upon the Natural History of the Islands Origin, Languages, Tradition, and Usages of the Inhabitants

      D. Appleton & Co, New York - pp.xxii, 525. [1837] Title page vignette, plates, illustrations, map(folding). Full calf binding rebacked. Some scattered foxing, else very good. A nice copy. 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments

      London - George Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode, 1837. London - George Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode, 1837 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An early Victorian King James bible in a modern fine binding, with handwritten family registers spanning four generations. 'Translated out of the Original Tongues, and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised, by his Majesty's Special Command'. Printed for the British and Foreign Bible Society. With records of the births and deaths of the children of Edward and Sarah Kemp, W. and Sarah Farthing Deeks, H. J. and Sarah Ellen James, and William Norman and M. A. James, handwritten in ink to the original front free-endpaper, front blank and verso of the titlepage. Condition: In a modern full crushed morocco binding. Externally, a little shelfwear to lower edge, otherwise fine. Internally, firmly bound, with slight age toning. Occasional spotting prominent to first and last few pages, with marginal tidemarks to first few gatherings, not affecting text. A small number of pages have edge-wear. The original front free-endpaper has the private ownership label of Sarah Farthing dated 1841. Overall: FINE with avery goodinterior..

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        Betragtninger over de christelige Troslaerdomme.

      . 2. oplag. 2 bd. Kbhvn. 1837. VIII + 400; (4) + 416 s. Smukt indbundet med helt guldsnit i samtidigt praeget graesgrönt chargrin med kant, perm og rygdekoration i guld. Forperm dekoreret med grevkrone og initialerne R.B.B. [R. Bille-Brahe]. Bagpermen dateret D. 24 Januar 1839. * Fra Hvedholm bibliotek. Preben Bille-Brahe [1773-1857] oprettede i 1798 grevskabet Brahesminde med Hvedholm som stamhus.<br>Biskop Mynsters berömte "Betragtninger" var tidens mest yndede andagtsbog, den hviler pa et grundlag af praedikener. Med sin positive holdning til enevaeldet og for en statskirke kom han i et modsaetningsforhold til bl. a. Grundtvig og Kierkegaard..

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        Der Bau der Dorn'schen Lehmdächer nach eigenen Erfahrungen, mit Rücksicht auf die dabei vorkommenden Holzconstructionen und Kostenberechnungen.

      Braunschweig, Vieweg, 1837.. (21,5 x 13 cm). VI (2) 79 S. Mit 1 mehrfach gefalteten Kupfertafel. Moderner Pappband mit beigebundenem Original-Umschlag.. Seltene erste Ausgabe. - Linke, kgl. preußischer Bauinspektor und Lehrer an der allgemeinen Bauschule, fasst hier die Ergebnisse seiner Experimente mit dem von Fabriken-Commissions-Rath Dorn entwickeltem Lehmdach zusammen und beschreibt dessen Bau ausführlich. - Vereinzelt gering stockfleckig. Rechte untere Ecke gegen Ende mit schwachem Wasserrand, sonst gut erhalten

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        Schöne Gesamtansicht, im Vordergrund ein Bauer der seine Kühe nach Hause treibt.

      . Lithographie von J.B. Dilger, 1837, 13,5 x 19,5 cm.. Aus dem 1. Jahrgang von Johann Baptist Dilgers "Vaterländisches Magazin" von 1837. Die sehr seltene Zeitschrift erschien in nur fünf Jahrgängen. Die ersten beiden Jahre 1837 und 1838 erschienen bei Palm & Enke in Erlangen, die Jahrgänge 1839 bis 1841 bei George Jacquet in München.

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        The Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer

      London - S. Sweet, 1837. London - S. Sweet, 1837 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The third, fith and sixth volume of this large legal work by RichardBurn. Burn (1709 1785) was an English legal writer. Justice of the Peace and theParish Officerwas first published in 1755 andwas for many years the standard authority on the law relating to justices of the peace. It has passed through some 30 editions, half of which appeared after Burn&#39;s death. Corrected and greatly enlarged, and with many new titles; and containing a new collection of precedents. The titles Excise and customs, Poor, and Taxes, by J. Chitty. The rest of the work by Thomas Chitty of the inner temple. The Chittys, who were father and son, were English lawyers and between them authoredsome of the earliest practitioners&#39; texts and played a significant role in documenting the legal reforms of the nineteenth century. These volumes cover the legality of seemingly every aspect of life, outlining the law on everything from oysters and tea to hawking and the post office. Three volumes of a six volume set. 28th edition. Condition: Uniformly bound in full calf with contrasting leather spine labels. Externally, rubbed in places - particularly to backstrips - with some wear to extremities. Leather is lifting to rear board of V and to head and tail of backstrip of each volume. All joints starting. Internally, firmly bound. Spotting throughout but otherwise all clean. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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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. 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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        Neues System der Pflanzen-Physiologie.

      Berlin, Haude und Spenersche Buchhandlung, 1837-1839.. 3 Bände + Atlasband. Mit 15 Kupfertafeln. Lederbände der Zeit mit erneuerten Rücken, diese mit verg. Rückenschild.. Pritzel 6140. - ADB 21 (1885), S. 549-553. - Gemäss eigenen Angaben möchte der Verfasser vorliegendes Werk gerne "als eine Fortsetzung und Verbesserung seiner Phytotomie ansehen, welche im Jahre 1830 erschien" (Vorwort). F.J.F. Meyen (1804-1840), deutscher Botaniker, studierte Medizin in Berlin, interessierte sich daneben für Naturwissenschaften insbesondere für Botanik. 1830 erhielt er die Gelegenheit, auf dem Seehandlungsschiff "Prinzeß Luise" als Schiffsarzt eine Reise um die Erde mitzumachen, wobei er zahlreiche naturwissenschaftliche Expeditionen unternahm u.a. auf die Anden, die Sandwichinseln und auf die Insel Manila. Zurück in Deutschland wurde er 1834 Professor der philosophischen Fakultät an der Universität in Berlin. 1840 setzte der frühe Tod seinem Wirken ein Ende und seine Arbeiten wurden von den Mitgliedern der Akademie fortgeführt. - Mit Exlibris und Blindprägestempel. - Vorsätze gebräunt. Einbände berieben und bestossen.

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        The French Revolution: a History

      London: James Fraser, 1837. London: James Fraser,, 1837. In three volumes. 3 volumes, duodecimo (186 x 120 mm). Late nineteenth-century blue straight-grain morocco, brown morocco labels, raised bands, spine elaborately gilt in compartments, boards panelled in gilt and blind, inner gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, silk page markers. Housed in a blue cloth slipcase. With half-titles. The occasional light blemish to contents, extremities lightly rubbed and with a few tiny chips, spines faintly sunned, boards of Vol. III a little discoloured. A finely bound set in excellent condition. First edition, first and only impression, one of 1,000 copies printed. Without the 2 pp. advertisement at the end of Vol. II but with all the half-titles. "Carlyle wrote his French Revolution as a secular 'tract for the times' and as a warning for his compatriots of the frightful consequences of materialism, utilitarianism and democracy. Scottish puritanism and German romanticism were his lodestars; 'History is the essence of innumerable biographies' was his historical creed. The result is not a work of scholarship but a prose epic, teeming with colourful scenes of dramatic events and imaginative portraits of the leading revolutionaries. The book at once captured the English-speaking world, and has, outside France, moulded popular conception of the French revolution down to the present day" (PMM).

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        A TREATISE, On The FUNCTIONAL And ORGANIC DISEASES Of The UTERUS. From the French of F. Dupardque. Translated, with Notes, by Joseph Warrington, M.D. of Philadelphia.

      Desilver Thomas & Co.,, Philadelphia: 1837 - Binding - Fine. Textblock - VG (browning & foxing throughout). Modern dark brown quarter calf binding with marbled paper board. 8vo. 1st Edition in English (American Imprints 44117). Not in Cordasco [curiously enough] xx, [21] - 455, [1 (blank)] pp (including Index). [Attributes: First Edition]

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

      London: J.J. Dubochet & Co., 1837 London: J.J. Dubochet & Co.. 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."

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        Narrative of an Expedition into the Interior of Africa, by the River Niger, in the steam-vessels Quorra and Alburkah, in 1832, 1833, and 1834

      London: , 1837 London, 1837. b/w engraved plates, lithographed chart. xv, 451; vii, 447 pp. Laird, son of the famous Scottish ship builder, formed a company for development of recent discoveries in Africa. In 1832 a Laird-built paddle steamer, first iron vessel to accomplish an ocean crossing, went up the Niger River. But the climate and physical hardship of the voyage quickly took their toll. &#147;Melancholy loss of life attended it, only nine Europeans surviving out of forty-eight who started it.&#148; - DNB. Laird made it home, his health compromised, to publish this account of the expedition and to concentrate on development of commerce with Africa. First edition. Bound in half calf over marbled boards. Lightly rubbed, but a very nice set in handsome bindings. 2 vol.

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        Juristische Zeitung für das Königreich Hannover. Herausgeber Ernst Wilhelm Gustav Schlüter, Daniel Ludwig Wallis. Vorhanden sind folgende Jahrgänge : 1837 bis einschl. 1857, 21 Bände

      Lüneburg, Herold & Wahlstab, 1837 - 1857. - 400 bis 700 Seiten pro Band Juristische Zeitung für das Königreich Hannover. Herausgeber Ernst Wilhelm Gustav Schlüter, Daniel Ludwig Wallis. Vorhanden sind folgende Jahrgänge : 1837 bis einschl. 1857 . Alle Bände mit handgeschriebenen Rückenschildern, Einbände teils etwas beschabt oder leicht best. Alle ordentlich im Papier, teils leicht altersfleckig , braunfleckig oder gelegentlich etwas stockfleckig oder leicht nachgebräunt. Bei allen ist der Buchblock fest, die Gelenke sind intakt. Bei wenigen leichte Fehlstellen an den Kap. 020 International shipping air mail: 3.50 euros to 500 grams. 7 Euros to 1000 grams. Books about 1000 grams individually Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 10000 Pappband der Zeit mit handgeschriebenen Rückenschildern , roter Farbschnitt [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Juristische Zeitung für das Königreich Hannover. Herausgeber Ernst Wilhelm Gustav Schlüter, Daniel Ludwig Wallis. Vorhanden sind folgende Jahrgänge : 1837 bis einschl. 1857 21 Bände

      Lüneburg, Herold & Wahlstab, 1837 - 1857.. 400 bis 700 Seiten pro Band Pappband der Zeit mit handgeschriebenen Rückenschildern , roter Farbschnitt. Juristische Zeitung für das Königreich Hannover. Herausgeber Ernst Wilhelm Gustav Schlüter, Daniel Ludwig Wallis. Vorhanden sind folgende Jahrgänge : 1837 bis einschl. 1857 . Alle Bände mit handgeschriebenen Rückenschildern, Einbände teils etwas beschabt oder leicht best. Alle ordentlich im Papier, teils leicht altersfleckig , braunfleckig oder gelegentlich etwas stockfleckig oder leicht nachgebräunt. Bei allen ist der Buchblock fest, die Gelenke sind intakt. Bei wenigen leichte Fehlstellen an den Kap. 020

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        Practische Abhandlung über Dampfwagen auf Eisenbahnen Aus dem Englischen

      Berlin, G. Reimer,, 1837... 262 S. Mit 4 gefalt. lithogr. Tafeln. 4°, marm. Hardkartoneinband der Zeit m. goldgepr. Rückenschildchen. Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - Besonders abgedruckt aus Crelle's Journal für die Baukunst, Band X. - Übersetzt aus der zuerst erschienenen englischen Ausgabe "A practical treatise on locomotive engines upon railways" (London 1836), Interessante Abhandlung u. Arbeit zur techn. Entwicklung der Dampflokomotiven mit zahlr. Berechnungen zum Eisenbahnwesen der Anfänge. erste Seiten altersbed. fleckig - sonst gutes Exemplar.

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        Codex, pharmacopée française 1837 chez bechet

      Bechet, 1837. Bechet, 1837. in8 relié veau glacé vert bouteille

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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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        French

      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&#39;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&#39;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&#39;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&#39;s catalogues to front or rear of most volumes. Bookseller&#39;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&#39;s Life of Johnson. In it are published a great number of Scott&#39;s letters. Lockhart began contributing to Blackwood&#39;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&#39;s eldest daughter Sophia in April 1820. Between 1818 and 1825 Lockhart worked indefatigably. In 1819 Peter&#39;s Letters to his Kinsfolk appeared, and in 1822 he edited Peter Motteux&#39;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&#39;s resignation in 1824. Condition: In original publisher&#39;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&#39;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 &#150; [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 &#150;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&#39;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&#39;d and two b/w & 106 engravings. Volume Four - 6 fold out plates two col&#39;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 &#39;Caveat Emptor&#39; 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&#39;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&#39;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&#39;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&#39;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&#39;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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