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        The Natural History of Foreign Butterflies

      Edinurgh: W. H. Lizars, 1837. First edition.. Hardcover. Near fine. 12mo. 206pp. Contemporary full red leather, gilt spine title, boards embossed in blind, gilt inner dentelles, yellow coated endpapers, all edges gilt. Billed as having 33 plates: there are 30 handcolored plates of butterflies (one double,making 31), an engraved title page with a handcolored vignette, and an engraved frontispiece. As the Preface explains, this totals 33 plates. In addition to the engraved title, the typeset title is also present. The colored plates have all offset to some degree onto the facing pages; in all cases but one this offset is to a facing blank page; the exception is the engraved title which has offset to the frontispiece. Two small chips to the spine tips, only a trace of wear to the binding, else this is a fine copy with bright engravings.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        Novels, Tales, Etc

      - Various publishers, 1837 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An uncommon collection of thirteen novels and tales bound together in one volume. Included in the volume are:A Simple Story, Nature and Artboth by Mrs. Inchbald;Picciolifrom the French of X. B. Saintine;The Life and Adventures of Peter Wilkins ACornish Man by R. S. A Passenger in the Sector; The Linwoods; Or, Sixty Years Since in Americaby Miss Sedgwick;Undine: A Miniature Romance translated from the German of Baron De La Motte Fouqu by Rev. Thomas Tracy;A Journey Around My Room and a Nocturnal ExpeditionRound My Roomtranslated from the Grench of Count Xavier de Maistre; Tales Of Ardennesby H. D. Inglis (1841, London, Whittaker and Co. );The Favourite of Nature: A Taleby Mary Ann Kelty (1840, London, Whittaker and Co. );The Cottagers of Glenburnie, A Tale by Mrs ElizabethHamilton (1837, Edinburgh, William and Robert Chambers); Stories of the Irish Peasantryby Mrs. S. C. Hall (1840, Edinburgh, William and Robert Chambers)and The Court of Requests by William Hutton (1840, Edinburgh, William and Robert Chambers). With a list of contents to front. Previous owner's ink inscription dated 1916 to front blank. Condition: In a half calf binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, generally smart but with some wear to extremities, rubbing and slight marks to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with occasional background foxing to some sections, the occasional spot and handling mark. Past bookplate with ink obscuring name to front pastedown. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        A PRAYER BOOK, In the Language of the Six Nations of Indians Containing the Morning and Evening Service, the Litany, Catechism, Some of the Collects, and the Prayers and Thanksgivings Upon Several Occasions, in the Book of Common Prayer of the Protestant Episcopal Church: Together with Forms of Family and Private Devotion. Compiled from Various Translations, and Prepared for Publication by Request of the Domestic Committee of the Board of Missions of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America.

      Swords Sanford & Co.,, New York: 1837 - Binding - Fine. Text block - VG+. Modern brown qtr-calf with mustard-colored linen cloth boards. 12mo, bound in 6s. 4 3/4" x 7 5/8". 1st edition (American Imprints 46443; Pilling 998). 168 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        Handbuch des natürlichen Pflanzensystems nach allen seinen Classen, Ordnungen und Familien, nebst naturgemäßer Gruppirung der Gattungen, oder Stamm und Verzweigung des Gewächsreiches, enthaltend eine vollständige Charakteristik und Ausführung .

      Arnold, Dresden/Leipzig 1837 - 4to. Halbleder des 20. Jahrhunderts im Stil des 19., mit Rückenvergoldung und Buntpapierbezug, X, 346 S. ADB 27, 667 f. Pritzel 7509. Stafleu/Cowan, 8887. Seltene Überarbeitung und Weiterführung seines Pflanzensystems "Conspectus regni vegetabilis per gradus naturales evoluti tentamen", auf Basis der Oken'schen Naturphilosophie, das 1828 erschienen war. - Der spätere Einband tadellos, die Rückenvergoldung grünlich/blass. Innen stellenweise leicht stockfleckig, das Titelblatt gebräunt und mit kleinem Wasserrand. Stempel und Namenszug von alter Hand auf dem Titel. 1010 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dr. Wolfgang Wanzke]
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        "LIBERTY."

      [New York]:: [American Anti-Slavery Society],. 1837.. 8vo, signed in 4s. 1st edition (American Imprints 42811; Dumond, p. 16; Sabin 1306 [who incorrectly notes 238 pp]). 231 pp (including Bibliographical References & Index).. Modern, to period, brown half calf binding with marbled paper boards. Speckled edges.. Binding - Fine. Ex-lib with small stamp to t.p. top margin & in. bottom margin of p. 3. Otherwise, a VG+ text-block.. A compilation of extracts, as expressed by those famous across the land, on the subject of slavery & its evils. . T.p. cuts of the Liberty Dollar & the Liberty Bell. Captions read, respectively, "The Image and Superscription on Every Coin Issued by the United States of America." & "Proclaim Liberty Throughout All the Land Unto All the Inhabitants Thereof."

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        A PRAYER BOOK, In the Language of the Six Nations of Indians Containing the Morning and Evening Service, the Litany, Catechism, Some of the Collects, and the Prayers and Thanksgivings Upon Several Occasions, in the Book of Common Prayer of the Protestant Episcopal Church: Together with Forms of Family and Private Devotion. Compiled from Various Translations, and Prepared for Publication by Request of the Domestic Committee of the Board of Missions of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America

      New York:: Swords Sanford & Co.,. 1837.. 12mo, bound in 6s. 4 3/4" x 7 5/8". 1st edition (American Imprints 46443; Pilling 998). 168 pp.. Modern brown qtr-calf with mustard-colored linen cloth boards.. Binding - Fine. Text block - VG+..

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        VERMONT TEXAS LAND COMPANY. ONE SHARE, ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS [caption title]

      Bethel, Vt. Jan. 9, 1837.. Single leaf, approximately 8 x 7 1/2 inches. Old fold lines. Minor wear and light soiling. Very good. A share in the the Vermont Texas Land Company, organized in September 1836. The share is made out to Heman Parkhurst of Sharon, Vermont, in Windsor County and signed by N. Williams, George Lyman, and Julius Converse. Lyman and Converse were both Justices of the Peace in Windsor County in the 1840s, and Converse went on to be governor of Vermont from 1872 to 1874. Beginning in 1820, the government of Mexico opened Texas to settlement by foreigners provided they agreed to abide by the law and be morally upright citizens. This opened the way for many American settlers. Texas declared itself a free republic in March 1836, and shortly thereafter, the Vermont Texas Land Company was organized. We can find no record of the company, though it would seem to still have been valid in 1845 when Heman Parkhurst transferred his share to Andrew Tracy, also of Sharon, Vt. Unrecorded, and unknown to bibliographers.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane

      Paris, Librairie de A. Pougin, 1837 - Duodecimo, three volumes bound as one, viii, 233; iv, 220 and iv, 236 pages. Contemporary half calf and marbled papered boards; leather slightly rubbed and bumped, with slight wear to the corners and light tidemarks to the leather on the panels near the spine; marbled paper heavily rubbed and a little marked; light waterstain to the top lefthand corner throughout the book, and to the top righthand corner of the front half, staining the leading edge a little; a very good copy. Inscribed in ink on an early binder's blank 'Bought at the sale / of Governor Gawler's effects / May 27, 1841. J F'. Unfortunately it is not James Hurtle Fisher - we have checked! There are approximately 40 male JFs in the 1841 South Australian census (and Fisher is not listed), and easily half as many women, so we leave the detective work to those with more spare time. A name on both the pastedown and front flyleaf has been blacked out at a very early stage; we suspect underneath the black ink it reads 'George Gawler' but again we leave the forensics to the experts. One thing we can say is that when Colonel George Gawler (1795-1869) was summarily dismissed from his post as South Australia's second governor on 11 May 1841 when Captain George Grey knocked on his door, he lost no time in clearing the decks. The 'Register' of the following Saturday, 22 May, contains a large advertisement for a public sale to be conducted by the Adelaide Auction Company, acting 'under instructions from Colonel Gawler to sell . on Wednesday next, at twelve precisely, his surplus Furniture and effects'. Before the 'very elegant and useful' carriage and 'A lot of pigs', but after the superb piano with 'extra set of Strings, Oilcloth Cover, Canterbury, Tuning Key and pair of elegant Music Stools', a pair of globes, 'iron bedsteads (brass ornaments) with mattress, bolster, and pillows' and '300 ounces of useful plate, in spoons, forks, fish slices, butter knives, teapots, ladles, &c.', there are 'About 200 volumes of books'. This item is one of them. Consult the Australian Dictionary of Biography for the potted history of Gawler's 31 months in South Australia, from his arrival in October 1838 with the task of rendering 'viable the experiment in systematic, self-supporting colonization' until he was abandoned as the scapegoat under 'the combined weight of outraged Wakefield theorists, commissioners anxious to whitewash themselves, and enemies of the colony'. He left Adelaide a month later on the 'Dumfries'. This small volume, with its curiously affecting inscription inserted on the day by someone with a sense of history in the making, is a wonderful footnote to the story. Use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability.

      [Bookseller: Michael Treloar Antiquarian ANZAAB/ILAB]
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        VERMONT TEXAS LAND COMPANY. ONE SHARE, ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS [caption title].

      Bethel, Vt. Jan. 9, 1837. - Single leaf, approximately 8 x 7 1/2 inches. Old fold lines. Minor wear and light soiling. Very good. A share in the the Vermont Texas Land Company, organized in September 1836. The share is made out to Heman Parkhurst of Sharon, Vermont, in Windsor County and signed by N. Williams, George Lyman, and Julius Converse. Lyman and Converse were both Justices of the Peace in Windsor County in the 1840s, and Converse went on to be governor of Vermont from 1872 to 1874. Beginning in 1820, the government of Mexico opened Texas to settlement by foreigners provided they agreed to abide by the law and be morally upright citizens. This opened the way for many American settlers. Texas declared itself a free republic in March 1836, and shortly thereafter, the Vermont Texas Land Company was organized. We can find no record of the company, though it would seem to still have been valid in 1845 when Heman Parkhurst transferred his share to Andrew Tracy, also of Sharon, Vt. Unrecorded, and unknown to bibliographers.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Every Man His Own Brewer, Or, A Compendium of the English Brewery.

      Small 8vo. half title +  title + vi, ix-xxviii 29-256 (4 = ads).Contemporary full calf, rebacked expertly in six compartments of raised bands, gilt red morocco label on two. , Contemporary pencil remarks on free end papers, ex-library of Saffron Walden Brewhouse (Essex), and signed by James Archer 1837 in contemporary ink. , Size : 12mo, References : Kress Lib. S4517; NUC pre-1956 106:650, P

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        HAND-COLORED LITHOGRAPH. MCKENNEY, THOMAS L,ENCAMPMENT OF PIEKANN INDIANS

      Philadelphia: E C Biddle. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1837. Print. INDIAN, American; Western; Montana; Art; Hand-Colored Lithograph. McKenney, Thomas L: Hall, James. [History of the Indian Tribes of North America, Phila. , 1836-1844. ] (Bodmer, Karl, after). "Encampment of Piekann Indians." Phila: E. C. Biddle, 1837. 15 x 21 1/2 inches; 380 x 545mm - sheet size. Quite light foxing, Wooden frame. Title states, " ENCAMPMENT OF PIEKANN INDIANS NEAR FORT MCKENZIE on the Musselshell River, Published by E C Biddle, Philadelphia, Drawn, Printed and Colored at L. T Bowen 's LithographicEstablishment No. 94 Walnut St, Entered According to Act of Congress in the Year 1837 by E C Biddle in the Clerk's Office of the District Courtin the Eastern District of Penn. " May be shipped without glass. ; 0 .

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        Mémoire sur le calcul des probabilités appliqué à la médecine, lu à l'académie royale de médecine dans la séance du 25 avril 1837.

      Paris, Baillière, 1837. - in-8. 134pp. 1f. Broché, couverture moderne. Edition Originale de cet important mémoire lu à l'occasion du débat qui opposa, à l'Académie de Médecine de Paris, les partisans de la statistique médicale et ses détracteurs. Benigno Juan Isidro Risueño d'Amador (1802-1849) était un médecin espagnol, né à Cartagena (Murcia) et professeur à la faculté de médecine de Montpellier; il fut l'un des premiers défenseurs de l'homéopathie en France, et c'est lui qui prit la tête du mouvement contre l'emploi des probabilités en médecine, dont cet ouvrage recueille les arguments en faveur de "la méthode inductive". "La théorie dite des probabilités semble renfermer des difficultés et des contradictions logiques peut-être insolubles, même dans la spéculation mathématique pure". Références à Pascal, Bernouilli, Leibnitz, Euler, Condorcet, Laplace, etc. Bon exemplaire. Voir Rosser Matthews, La introducción de los métodos estadísticos en la medicina de los siglos XIX y XX (2005). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Mansfield Park, A Novel 1837

      RICHARD BENTLEY, LONDON 1837 - marbled boards with leather spine and corners, small chip out of top of front board, some pages foxed, general wear and rubbed cover.tight binding. very early complete in 1 volume edition. The very first edition published in 1814 edgerton in 3 volumes DATE PUBLISHED: 1837 EDITION: 424 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lehrbuch der mechnischen Naturlehre. 2 Bände

      - 4. sehr vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage, Randschen Buchhandl., Bln., 1837/40. XIX/XVI/668/608 S. mit zusammen 19 gefalt. Kupferstich-Tafeln., original Halbleder/mit goldgraviertem Rückentitel. (bst./1 Rücken gering einger.) - Gute Exemplare. Engelmann, 99. Die Bände wurden von Ernst Ferdinand August neubearbeitet - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

      London: Chapman and Hall,, 1837. Octavo (210 × 130 mm). Early-20th century green half calf, spine gilt in compartments, red morocco label, marbled sides, endpapers, and edges. Frontispiece, engraved title, and 41 plates. Early ownership and gift inscriptions to front blanks. Spine faded, boards a little rubbed, some spotting and tanning of contents. A very good copy. First edition, early issue with the original Seymour plates but the Bus plates replaced by those of Phiz, and the second issue title page with the sign reading "Weller" instead of "Veller".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        MEMOIRS OF THE LATE JOHN MYTTON, ESQ. OF HALSTON, SHROPSHIRE - WITH NOTICES OF HIS HUNTING, SHOOTING, DRIVING, RACING, ECCENTRIC AND EXTRAVAGANT EXPLOITS BY NIMROD with numerous illustrations by H. Alken and T.J. Rawlins 2nd edition Reprinted (with considerable additions) from the New Sporting Magazine

      London: Rudolph Ackerman, 1837. Second edition. Hardcover. Very Good. H. Alkan, T.J. Rawlins. 206 pages. 5 3/4 x 9 1/4 in. Red morocco binding, gilt lettering on spine, ruled gilt on cover, floral gilt inner dentelle, 5 raised bands, gilt emblems in compartments, marbled end papers, illustrated in color- 18 colored aquatint plates- drawn and etched by Henry Alken and aquatinted by E. Duncan. Condition of the book is VERY GOOD+: light wear overall to spine and covers, lower spine end a bit more worn to edges, upper corners bent, leather still supple, pages and illustrations clean, binding tight. NOTE: this volume was rebound by Reviere, possibly late 1890s, with original cloth covers and spine on pages in rear. Comes in half morocco slipcase (slight wear to spine) with detachable cloth inner sleeve. Sports, RGR.

      [Bookseller: Andre Strong Bookseller]
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        Autograph Letter, signed ("T. F. Dibdin"), to William Pickering

      n.p., feb 7, [1837] n.p., feb 7, [1837]. 183 x 118 mm. 1-1/2 pp. pen and ink on folded sheet, with integral address leaf to Pickering at 57 Chancery Lane. Remnant of prior mounting on address leaf with small piece from corner . A good letter to Pickering, Bookseller and Publisher, concerning a complex financial transaction with another publisher: "Major paid his bill on Saturday; and thus far all is right. If you have parted with my bill, due on Saty, at Scotts, for £100, will you oblige me by holding it over 'till Thursday the 16th -" It seems likely that 'Major' was the publisher John Major (1782-1849) who supported many of Dibdin's publications and who eventually went bankrupt because of his author's speculations

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Felix").

      Leipzig, 20. XI. 1837. - Groß 4to. 2 SS. Schöner, freundschaftlicher Brief an einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "[.] Wenn Du mir wieder von der dead season schreibst, und ich wieder an die verzweifelten Nebeltage denke, die ich im James Park diesmal mit Staunen ansah, u. wenn ich dann auf den ekligen Schnee sehe, der hier seit einigen Tagen liegt, so sage ich doch Deutschland für immer. Klein u. jämmerlich ist es mordialisch hier, u. doch so viel zu leben. Wenn ich Character genug hätte, das nächste Rheinische Musikfest abzuschlagen, so wär es möglich ich bliebe ganz u. gar, mein ganzes Leben lang hier in Leipzig sitzen, u. ich u. meine Kunst wir würden uns nur besser drum befinden. Aber ich fürchte ich bin zu eitel dazu; - und doch muß ich über kurz oder lang so thun. Wir richten uns jetzt ein - wie die Leute sagen - d. h. von Tapeten, Gardinen u. Möbeln ist fortwährend die Rede gewesen, u. in 8 Tagen sollen wir einziehen können, obwohl wir es erst in 4 Wochen thun wollen; in einem neuen, freistehenden Hause 2 Treppen hoch, die Aussicht nach Süden über die Felder u. den Wald, nach Norden auf die Promenade und die Stadt u. Thürme, nach Westen auf eine große Wassermühle mit ihren Rädern - Du magst nur vorsprechen, Dein Quartier ist bereit; in einer Stube mit Blumenbouquets tapeziert sollst Du logi[e]ren, u. den weißen Saal u. unser Zimmer hast Du ganz zur Disposition. Musik sollst Du hören, halb so viel wie ich in den letzten Wochen, d. h. bis über die Ohren - Gesang, Clavier, Quartette, von welcher Sorte Du willst. Und besser als alles das wird Dir mein Rüdesheimer 34 erscheinen. Den habe ich mir in Bingen ausgesucht, im Fasse hieher transportieren lassen, u. errege ungeheures Aufsehen in Leipzig damit, weil man dergleichen nicht gewohnt ist [.]". - Mit kleinen Randläsuren.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        History of the War of The Independents of the United States of America In Two Volumes

      New Haven: Nathan Whiting, 1837. Copyright date 1837, Two Volumes Leather Bound, with gold lettering on a black background on volume 1 gold embroidering edges on the front covers of both volumes. Seventh edition, translated from Italian by George Alexander Otis. Marbled inside covers front and back. Also marbled edges fading. Labels on volume 2. Have come off. No Dust Jacket. No tears, on volume 1-3 pages 307308 and 309 have a bent corner in the upper right. Previous owners name written on the inside cover on a label on both volumes, also and signed on the inside flyleaf on both volumes. Frontispiece on both volumes with protective cover. Foxing on some pages in both volumes. Front and back covers on both volumes are still attached by a threads, the textblock and the spines are still securely attached. Illustrated throughout. In both volumes. Spines are secure, a solid collectible set of books.. Seventh Edition. leather Bound. Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        PROLUSIONES ARCHITECTONICAE; or, Essays on Subjects connected with Greek and Roman Architecture. Signed by author

      London, John Weale, 1837.. FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR, 1837. 4to, 320 x 250 mm, 12½ x 9¾ inches, 17 engraved architectural plates including frontispiece, pages iv, 128, bound in contemporary half red roan over marbled sides, spine gilt lettered and decorated, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The third blank endpaper is inscribed: "To the Marquess of Lansdowne etc., etc., etc., from the Author". Small cracks at head and tail of upper hinge and at head of lower hinge, head of spine slightly rubbed with loss of gilt (5 mm, ¼ inch), a little spotting to leather on covers, marbled paper slightly rubbed, corners slightly worn, small scrape to surface on top corner of upper cover, armorial bookplate and small printed name label on front pastedown, small inscription dated 1956 on 2nd blank endpaper, frontispiece foxed, foxing and image lightly offset onto title page, very pale foxing to 1 text page margin, all plates foxed, mainly to margins, 3 text pages adjacent to plates lightly browned, otherwise contents clean. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy of a scarce book on architecture. William Wilkins RA (1778 – 1839) was a celebrated English architect, classical scholar and archaeologist, renowned for many buildings in London and Cambridge. After studying at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, he toured Greece, Asia Minor, and Magna Græcia in Italy between 1801 and 1804. He published researches into both Classical and Gothic architecture, becoming one of the leading figures in the English Greek Revival of the early 1800s. He designed buildings in the Neo-Classical style among which Downing College Cambridge, University College, London and the Yorkshire Museum. He came to prefer the Gothic style in which he designed several buildings for Cambridge colleges, including Corpus Christi chapel which was his own favourite among his works and where he is buried. His most well known work is the London National Gallery, which was completed in 1838. Lord Lansdowne whose bookplate is on the front pastedown and to whom the book is inscribed by the author was Lord President of the Council during the premiership of Earl Grey to whom the book is dedicated (1830-34). Wilkins thanks Earl Grey for his part in the commissioning of the Royal Academy and the National Gallery. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING..

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        The Philosophy of Animal Magnetism. Together With the System of Manipulating Adopted To Produce Ecstasy and Somnambulism ñThe Effects and the Rationale

      Philadelphia: Merrihew & Gunn, 1837. First printing. Paperback. Paperback. First printing. This is the true first edition of a book on hypnotism that is said to have been written by Edgar Allen Poe. Virtually forgotten until 1928, Joseph Jackson republished the book in 1928 and asserted that Poe was the unknown author. Poe was quite interested in animal magnetism or as we now know it mesmerizing or hypnosis. Some critics have scoffed at Jacksonís assertion. This is the original publication in good to very good condition. The 84-≠ page book has dampstaining to the covers, an owner name on the front endpaper and penciled notes on a rear endpaper. A definite rarity.

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

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1837. - First Edition, Early Issue with 'Veller' title page and the 2 suppressed 'Buss' plates. Plates without caption which were added later. Contemporary green half morocco with gilt tooling and maroon title label to spine, marbled boards, speckled edges. Inner joints repaired. Boards rubbed; shelfwear. Foxing to plates as is usual with offset to next pages. Small mark to title label. A sound, attractive copy. Eckel p17. Smith p17. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books, ABA ILAB]
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        The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club.

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1837 - Octavo (210 × 130 mm). Early-20th century green half calf, spine gilt in compartments, red morocco label, marbled sides, endpapers, and edges. Early ownership and gift inscriptions to front blanks. Spine faded, boards a little rubbed, some spotting and tanning of contents. A very good copy. Frontispiece, engraved title, and 41 plates. First edition, early issue with the original Seymour plates but the Bus plates replaced by those of Phiz, and the second issue title page with the sign reading "Weller" instead of "Veller". [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Die Revolution. Eine Novelle.

      3 vols. Breslau: Josef Max 1837. Weakly browning copy bound in nice contemporary halfleather richly decorated on spine.. First edition

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        The Posthumous Papers Of The Pickwick Club

      Chapman and Hall London 1837. First Edition Very good in a fine more recent 3/4, dark green leather and light green cloth covered boards with gilt rules at the edges of the leather and with five raised bands on the spine with gilt gilt tooling and text in the compartments. There are three early prior owner's names with dates of 1838, 1893 and 1918 written in ink on the title page. The preliminaries show some soiling and minor foxing. With the exception of the illustrated plates, the bulk of the text is free from foxing or tanning. Without a dust jacket as issued. The book is contained within a fine, green cloth covered, double slip case. This is the first book edition with all of the issue points present to include two chapter IIIs with the signature mark of "E", the half title page and the directions to the binder/errata. 609 pages with forty-three illustrations by R. Seymour and "Phiz". (Smith, vol. 1, 3) An extremely handsomely bound book.Our code number = TB22492

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        The Language of Birds

      London : Saunders and Otley . Very Good . 1837 . . Red Cloth . .

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        The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

      Boards with some wear and bumping to edges with a few scratches and minor stains. Spine sympathetically restored. Some outer cracking near base. Pages clean and bright with some edge thumbing and slight discolouration away from tissue guards. A few page edge creases. Overall contents G+ First Illustrated Edition Original brown hardback cloth cover with emblematic device stamped in centre of upper board in gilt 510mm x 360mm (20" x 14"). 26pp; + 25 plates. Two separate titles pages for text and and illustrative sections followed by 25 tissue guarded poetic and dramatic scenes designed and etched by David Scott. The first major illustrated edition of the work, in its original binding, of one of the classic poems in the English language.

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        Autograph note signed to Viscount Cole, February 17, 1837

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

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        Autograph letter signed to Mrs. Reynolds

      1837. Faraday, Michael (1791-1867). Autograph letter, signed, to Mrs. Reynolds. [London,] Royal Institution, 28 Sept. 1837. 2pp. plus integral blank. 229 x 189 mm. Creased where previously folded, small marginal tear, pin-holes in upper right corner of first leaf, otherwise fine. Autograph letter by Michael Faraday, the British physicist best known for his discovery of electromagnetic induction and his invention of the dynamo. The second paragraph of the letter mentions "two copies of the paper written by Dr. Moll of which I spoke to Dr. Reynolds". This this may be a reference to Gerard Moll's On the Alleged Decline of Science in England (1831), a pamphlet published as a rebuttal to Charles Babbage's Reflections on the Decline of Science in England, and on Some of its Causes (1830). Moll's pamphlet was edited and published by Faraday; see Origins of Cyberspace, no. 40. In the same paragraph, Faraday refers to "Daniell," probably John Frederic Daniell (1790-1845), inventor of the long-functioning electric battery known as the Daniell cell (see DSB). In the first paragraph, Faraday thanks Mrs. Reynolds for her hospitality and sends her a gift of some nets used in shaping boiled dumplings: . . . having obtained the nets I spoke of I now send them. Remember they are not for such a dish as the one you gave me the receipt for but for common place hard currant dumplings things perhaps which you never saw but which are nevertheless very good things of their kind. The dumpling when put into its net is to be tied up tight (but not squeezed) and when turned out after boiling presents-but you must make the experiment". We have not been able to identify Faraday's correspondent.

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        Legends and Miracles, and other Curious and Marvellous Stories of Human Nature

      B. D. COUSINS, LONDON 1837 - 12 numbered issues all published into one book; Published every Saturday; Contents include "King's Evil; Trial for Witchcraft; The Devil of Mascon; Mary Maillard; Valentine Greatraks; The Drummer of Tedworth; Ann Jeffries; Jane Rider; The Wonder of Sleep; Rachel Baker; Fanaticism; Seers and Peepers; Animal Magnetism." Book Condition: Fair-/Poor+, general wear, looks to have been soiled with oil because the oil seeps through the covers onto the page edges throughout book; bookplate on inner board, pen markings on front endpaper, somewhat cracked hinges, and age toned pages. DATE PUBLISHED: 1837 EDITION: 94 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Paris-Londres Keepsake FranÁais 1837. Nouvelles InEdites

      Paris: Delloye, DesmE et Cie, 49 Rue Neuve-Vivienne, 1837. First edition. 8vo. Frontispiece and 25 engravings on CHINA PAPER. [viii], 216 pp. Full contemporary violet morocco, gilt, a.e.g. Fine. Carteret III, p. 337 . Text by French authors Georges Sand, Ch"teaubriand, and others, with illustrations by British illustrators

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        BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. IN PURSUANCE OF THE PROVISIONS OF A TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND THE CHICKASAW INDIANS....I, ANDREW JACKSON, DO HEREBY DECLARE AND MAKE KNOWN, THAT A PUBLIC SALE FOR THE DISPOSAL OF SUCH OF THE LANDS CEDED TO THE UNITED STATES BY THE SAID INDIANS AS ARE HEREINAFTER DESCRIBED, SHALL BE HELD.... [caption title and beginning of text]

      [Jackson, Ms. or Memphis?]. 1837.. [2]pp. printed on the rectos of two folio sheets. Woodcut seal of the United States in the top margin of the first page. Horizontal center fold. Edgeworn, with some creases and small tears. A bit dark around the edges. About very good overall. A remarkable survival, this is the only copy that we are able to locate of a declaration by President Andrew Jackson announcing the sale of Chickasaw Indian lands in Mississippi in 1837. This sale was a part of the American government's plan to move the Indians of the Southeast, including the Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Seminole tribes, from their historic lands to the newly-created Indian Territory, an event popularly known as the "Trail of Tears." Whereas his predecessors in office had wavered in their commitment to remove the Indians of the Southeast to lands west of the Mississippi, President Andrew Jackson embarked upon a vigorous program of Indian removal, especially following the passage of the Indian Removal Act of 1830. Whereas other tribes simply ceded their lands for land further west, the Chickasaw astutely sold their lands to the government. In 1832 at Pontotoc, and again in Washington in 1834, the United States signed treaties with the Chickasaw by which the tribe sold its lands in Mississippi. According to historian Francis Paul Prucha, the Chickasaw lands were sold for reasonable prices, and the tribe moved with considerable wealth, though about one-sixth of the tribe perished from disease during the journey west. This declaration announces the sale of the Chickasaw lands in Mississippi. The sale was scheduled to be begin on Monday, May 5, 1837, at the Land Office in "Pontitoc" [sic], Mississippi, and would last for two weeks. The lands offered for sale are listed in two groupings, "East of the Meridian Line," and "West of the Meridian Line," and were offered in quarter sections and fractional quarter sections. In all, nearly sixty parcels of land are listed. Lands designated as reservations under the provisions of the treaties would be excluded. The declaration is dated by Andrew Jackson at Washington on February 21, 1837, and is attested to by James Whitcomb, Commissioner of the General Land Office. We are unable to locate any other copies of this presidential declaration by Andrew Jackson. The Library of Congress has a similar proclamation, issued by Martin Van Buren in 1838 announcing another sale at Pontotoc on January 7, 1839 (apparently the only known copy), and they ascribe a place of printing of Washington, DC. The crude typography, layout, and quality of the Great Seal on both of these proclamations, however, leads us to believe that they were printed on a frontier press, quite likely in Jackson, Mississippi or in Memphis, where the Chickasaw gathered in the summer of 1837 for their journey westward. This declaration would have been printed in a small number, for circulation among land agents and interested buyers. Rare and important evidence of the mechanics of Indian removal policy, apparently the only known copy. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PRINTED EPHEMERA COLLECTION, PORTFOLIO 231, FOLDER 21 (ref). Francis Paul Prucha, "United States Indian Policies, 1815- 1860" in HANDBOOK OF NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS, VOLUME 4, HISTORY OF INDIAN-WHITE RELATIONS, pp.45-46.

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        SHO^KEI GAFU

      - [ALBUM, PAINTING] NAKAJIMA Yusho. SHOKEI GAFU Orihon folding painting album in gafu style, full of lovely views of Japan. 28 x 16.8 CM. Preliminary and final decorated pages, plus a 2 page table of contents and 42 double page color paintings ( each 28.2 X 33.4 CM) in a late Shijo Kyoto-school style by Nakajima Yusho (1837-1905), the son of Nakajima Raisho and a talented artist in his own right. In brocade covers with a brushed title label and enclosed in a clasped chitsu case. Lovely throughout, delicate colors, skilled brushwork.

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        Don Carlos e i Suoi Difensori. Collezione di Ritratti Originali con Introduzione e Notizia Biografica sopra ciascuno dei personaggi rappresentati.

      Firenze, per V. Batelli e Figli, 1837. - in-folio. Frontispice. 94pp. 21 planches hors-texte (dont 3 planches coloriées et 1 fac-simile de lettre manuscrite). Demi-veau vert à coins, bande dorée à palmettes le long du cartonnage, dos lisse orné (Reliure de l'époque). Edition Originale italienne, parue simultanément avec une édition française à l'occasion de la première guerre carliste (1833-1839), de cette très rare galerie de portraits des personnalités les plus éminentes du parti carliste espagnol, avec pour chacun un notice biographique: Abarca, D.Sebastián, Erro, Aznares, Zumalacárregui, Eguía, Moreno, Villarreal, etc. Les portraits lithographiés par divers artistes italiens ont été dessinés par Isidore Maguès, peintre portraitiste et pastelliste français dont c'est l'une des premières productions (Benezit situe ses débuts au salon de 1842). Trois planches sont coloriées (en particulier celle représentant l'uniforme des troupes carlistes). Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        New Specimen of Cast-Metal Ornaments and Wood Types, Sold by W. Davison, Alnwick

      [Alnwick: W. Davison, c.1837]. 4to, 130ff. printed on wove paper on one side only, unpaginated and unsigned, title printed within a border made up of decorative units, presentation copy (see below), contains 1082 impressions of Bewick wood-engravings, stock cuts, metal ornaments, wood letters, ornamental borders, etc., numbered and priced, specimens 1061-1079 are absent as in all copies, 400 of the cuts are marked with a manuscript 'B', indicating that these cuts are by Bewick or come from his workshop, blank bottom right-hand margin of title page torn away and neatly repaired, cont. reversed calf, covers with blind tooled border, leather spine label, a nice copy. An exceedingly rare and attractive specimen book of "double interest as an unusual example of the enterprise of a provincial printer and because of its Bewick association…" (Isaac). The first 50 or so cuts illustrate the Burns, Beattie, Blair, and Fergusson poetical works and Percy's Hermit of Warworth; followed by many stock cuts for tea, tobacco, auctions, race cards, sailing ships, walking stallions, royal & Newcastle arms; then, as one would imagine, there is a long run of animal cuts for Buffon, natural histories and children's books, all priced and numbered. Hugo quotes a manuscript note on the fly-leaf of his copy of this book "W. Davison… stated to me that he had paid Thomas Bewick upwards of five hundred pounds for the various Woodcut Blocks, used in illustrating his publications. With a view to disposing of his Blocks, he struck off a very few copies of this Work, as specimens; but, changing his mind as to their disposal, he suppressed the Work, which is very scarce, in consequence of his using up the copies as waste". However, Hugo then goes on to give his own views "A more correct account, I believe, is that the volume was done as an Advertisement for the sale of his stereotypes, of which he had several taken from most of the blocks, and not of the blocks themselves. Since his death many of his best blocks, which he hardly ever permitted to be used, have come into my possession, and the stereotype copies are widely diffused among printers in the North of England." With a presentation inscription on the title page from William Davison to William H. Angus, grandson of Thomas Angus, founder of the family publishing firm which was established in 1774. Thomas became a leading publisher of street literature and employed Thomas Bewick from 1774-1776. After his death in 1784, he was succeeded by his widow Margaret who issued "Specimens of Wood Engraving by Thomas and John Bewick" (Hugo, 4097) in 1798. By October 1800 she was trading as M. Angus & Son with Thomas Jr until his death in 1808, then with her second son George. She retired in December 1812 and George continued the business until 1825 when he was declared bankrupt and his stock was sold by auction. This volume also bears the bookplate of Joseph George Angus, with a note in pencil "This volume was given by Mr. Davison to Wm. H. Angus and by him to Jos. Geo. Angus." Tipped-in is a T.L.s from the librarian of Newcastle Public Library stating that their copy is also marked with the engraver's initial "exactly like your volume". Hugo, 298; Peter Isaac, Printing Historical Society facsimile, 1990.

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        THE DRAMATIC WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE. EMBELLISHED WITH PLATES AND VIGNETTES

      London: Allan Bell and Co; T. Tegg and Son; Henry Washbourne, 1837. One tiny corner snag, slight wear, VG. Miniature books (3 1/2"). Seven volumes. Decorative title pages for each play, pictorial vignettes as head-pieces. Bound in full tan morocco, a.e.g., elaborately gilt stamped on spines and covers, including bust of Shakespeare, drama masks, royal coat of arms with crown, rampant lion and unicorn. Banner at head of spine reads "British Authors

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        The Dispatches of Field Marshall The Duke of Wellington, During His Various Campaigns in India, Denmark, Portugal, Spain, The Low Countries, and France, from 1799 to 1818. 12 volume set

      London John Murray 1837. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Ex.-lib with reinforced internal hinges. Contents firm and overall bright A New Edition Maroon hardback cloth cover 210mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). 7846pp.

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        Zwei Männer im Gespräch in einer Bauernstube., Bleistift.

      1837 - Signiert und datiert "1837/12". Blattfüllende Genrezeichnung zweier Männer im Gespräch. Die auf einem Weinfass sitzende Rückenfigur mit einem Bierkrug in der Hand, möglicherweise aus den Sabiner Bergen stammend, und der stehende Mann links sind mit feinen Umrissen und einer durchgearbeiteten Binnenzeichnung wiedergegeben. Der Innenraum ist durch die einfache Ausstattung als bäuerliches Interieur charakterisiert. Verso Figurenskizzen: König Salomon und Tanzendes Paar. - Resch, der Sohn eines Stadtmusikus war, begann mit 16 Jahren eine Ausbildung im Fach Malerei an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste in München. Bekannt wurde er durch Bildnislithographien und Karikaturen auf Richard Wagners Wirken in München. - Schwach gebräunt. Schmutzfleckchen im rechten unteren Darstellungsbereich. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100 17 x 21, blattgroß. Auf Zeichenpapier.

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        BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES And INTERESTING ANECDOTES Of PERSONS Of COLOR. To Which is Added, A Selection of Pieces in Poetry

      New - York:: Mahlon Day,. 1837.. 12mo, signed in 6s. 8" x 4-7/8". 2nd edition, "Much Enlarged" (American Imprints 45696). iv, 260 pp.. Original publisher's purple ribbon-embossed cloth with gilt stamped spine lettering.. Remnants of 19th C. Lending Library to front paste-down [no other. library markings]. Bit of minor bubbling to rear paste-down/board. edge. Withal, a handsome VG+ copy..

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        Col. Crockett's Exploits and Adventures in Texas: Wherein is Contained a Full Account of His Journey from Tennessee to the Red River and Natchitoches, and Thence Across Texas to San Antonio; Including His Many Hair-Breadth Escapes

      London : R. Kennett . . 1837 . . Hardback . .

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

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1837., 1837. First Edition, Early Issue with 'Veller' title page and the 2 suppressed 'Buss' plates. Plates without caption which were added later. Contemporary green half morocco with gilt tooling and maroon title label to spine, marbled boards, speckled edges. Inner joints repaired. Boards rubbed; shelfwear. Foxing to plates as is usual with offset to next pages. Small mark to title label. A sound, attractive copy. Eckel p17. Smith p17.

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        Caffre War. Return to an Address of the Honourable the House of Commons, Dated 8 June 1837; - for, Copies or Extracts of Any Further Despatches Which Haven Been Received from, or Addressed to, the Governor of the Cape of Good Hope, Relative to the Late Caffre War, Since the Papers Presented to the House of Commons on 10th March 1836

      Ordered by the House of Commons, [London] - 1837, 1st Edition. () Very good. iv,354pp. Folio. Original printed blue wrappers. Some chipping to edges of wrappers. Penned number on rear wrapper. Title printed on spine, with some loss of paper to head and tail of spine. Edges uncut. Internally tight and clean with only occasional spotting and foxing. Parliamentary papers for July 1837 (#503). A fascinating account of the conflicts between the Colonial South African Government and various native tribes of South Africa. Includes a coloured folding map of the "Route of the Mission under the charge of Captain Delancy, 75th Reg[imen]t, to the Chiefs-Crieli, the successor of the Hintza-Vadana of the Tambookees & Faku of the Amanondas in 1836". An attractive book in original wrappers as issued. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

      London: Chapman and Hall,, 1837. With Forty-Three Illustrations, by R. Seymour and Phiz. Octavo (215 × 135 mm). Recased in publisher's purple cloth, titles to spine gilt, spine and boards blocked in blind. Frontispiece, engraved title, and 41 plates. Spine faded, cloth rubbed and worn, corners bumped, some dampstain to cloth, hinges repaired, some spotting to contents. First edition bound from parts, early issue with the engraved title reading "Veller" instead of the later "Weller", the plates in early states with page numbers but not titles or imprints, and with the Buss plates depicting the cricket match and the group in the garden at pages 69 and 74, but with the Phiz plates replacing the four Seymour plates.

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        Milan

      London.: M'Lean.. ( 1837).. Tinted lithograph with handcolor, mounted on thick card as issued, image 14 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches on sheet size 22 x 17 1/4 inches. Overall light soiling to outer margins of card, wear to lower right corner of card; image in very good condition. A handsome lithograph with original handcolor from the deluxe edition of "Sketches on the Continent" by Thomas Miles Richardson (Abbey #30). An attractive interior view of the Gothic-style Milan Cathedral in Milan, Italy: the treatment of the highly decorative ceilings is particularly effectively rendered. .

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        Les Baleiniers Voyage aux Terres Antipodiques Journal Du Docteur Felix Maynard. 2 Vols

      Calmann-Levy, Paris - Undated. 2 vols. Vol 1 pp 314, vol 2 pp 309. Quarter grey cloth and marbled boards. Leather title labels to spines. the journal of Dr Félix Maynard, a surgeon who served for a number of years on whaling ships in and around New Zealand waters during 1837-38 and 1845-46, and edited by Dumas. Scarce. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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