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        Handbuch des Französischen Civilrechts. 4., verbesserte und bedeutend vermehrte Auflage. Mit Ergänzungsband: Muncke, Georg August: Anmerkungen zu Zachariae's Französischem Civilrecht (4. Ausgabe). Ein Nachtrag zu Trefurt's Badischem Civilrecht

      Heidelberg, Mohr 1837 -1839. 22 cm. In 5 Bänden. 16, 502, (2); 567, (1); 462; 555, (1); (6), 250, (8) Seiten Festeinband, Ledereinband der Zeit mit Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung, dreiseitigem Farbschnitt in Rot und Lesebändchen - Stintzing / Landsb. 3/II, Noten, 55f - Reichs-Justizamt 1495, 51 (vgl.) - Ausgabe letzter Hand. "Jede dieser Ausgaben ist stark verbessert und vermehrt" (Stintzing / Landsberg). Mit dem wenig bekannten Nachtrag, "dazu bestimmt, das Werk, welches das rein französische Recht ausschließlich ins Auge faßt und eben dadurch sich wissenschaftlichen Hintergrund und weite Verbreitung sichert, für das badische Landrecht anwendbar zu machen" (Stintzing / Landsberg). Schönes Exemplar -

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        Principles of Homoeopathy

      London Thomas Hurst 1837. Cover lightly rubbed. Upper half of outer spine cracked at joints with part missing in centre. Contents firm. Some offsetting from frontispiece illustration otherwise contents bright. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons with minimal marking First Edition Brown hardback embossed cloth cover 230mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). 195pp.

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        North Bridge Edinburgh

      Scotland 1837 - Image Size : 302x456 (mm), 11.875x18 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 334x427 (mm), 13.125x16.75 (Inches), Hand Colored, Lithograph

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Die Lustfeuerwerkerei für Dilettanten, oder Anleitung, wie man mit wenig Kosten alle Arten von Kunst- und Lustfeuern zur Verschönerung häuslicher Feste zubereiten kann. (UND:) Der excellirende Lustfeuerwerker, oder Anweisung zur Bereitung der schönsten und besten farbigen Sätze zu Kunstfeuern, zu Anfertigung einiger ganz neuer Stücke und zu vielfacher sonstiger Belehrung sowohl für Künstler von Fach, als für Dilettanten

      Weimar, Voigt, 1837.. 2 Tle. in 1 Band. Mit zus. 11 (1 gefalt.) lithograph. Tafeln. X, 70 S.; VI, 66 S. Marmorierter Pappband d. Zt. Neuer Schauplatz der Künster und Handwerke, Bd. 62. - Engelmann 331. - Etwas berieben und bestoßen. Tls. stockfleckig und gebräunt. Tafeln tls. etwas kntterig.

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        NAPOLEON IN COUNCIL or the Opinions Delivered by Bonaparte in the Council of State...Translated from the French by Captain Basil Hall

      Edinburgh / London:: Robert Cadell / Whittaker & Co. ,, 1837. First Edition in English. Very Good. INSCRIBED BY CAPTAIN BASIL HALL IN THE YEAR OF PUBLICATION "REAR ADMIRAL SIR FREDRICK MAITLAND , K.C.B. WITH THE TRANSLATOR'S COMPLIMENTS, EDINBURGH MARCH 1837". Very Good First Edition in English in contemporary quarter brown patterned cloth over paper covered boards with printed paper spine label. Soil, dampstain edges of covers, not affecting text. Mild spotting edges. Mild scattered foxing. Bookplate of noted physician (dermatologist) and Napoleon scholar Paul E. Bechet on the front paste down. 8vo. xii, 334, [2 Ads] pp.

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        West Point

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

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        Metodo per addestrare il cavallo con arte facile e naturale. Tradotto dal tedesco da Federico Palmieri marchese di Monferrato primo tenente di cavalleria de' Reali Eserciti di S.M. Siciliana.

      Subject: (Ippologia). Napoli, dalla Reale Tipografia della Guerra, 1837, 8vo legatura in mezza pelle ottocentesca con fregi e titoli dorati al dorso, pp. XXI-(2)-322-(2) con otto tavole al tratto e una litografia in antiporta (ediventemente staccatasi nel tempo e riapplicata al risguardo)

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        Paris-Londres Keepsake Français 1837. Nouvelles Inédites

      Paris: Delloye, Desmé et Cie, 49 Rue Neuve-Vivienne, 1837 - Text by French authors Georges Sand, Châteaubriand, and others, with illustrations by British illustrators 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 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Peah-Mas-Ka: A Musquawkee Chief

      Philadelphia: E.C. Biddle, 1837. unbound. very good. Lehman and Duval. Portrait. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Page measures 21.25" x 14.75". Beautiful portrait from the folio edition of McKenney and Hall's "History of the Indian Tribes of North America". As Superintendent of the Indian Trade Bureau, Thomas McKenney wanted to document the rapidly disappearing culture of the American natives. He activated the project, sponsored by the War Department, by commissioning writer James Hall and Charles Bird King, a renowned American portraitist. King painted the prominent Indians while they visited Washington D.C. as treaty delegates. Most of the original oil paintings were destroyed by fire in the Smithsonian Museum in 1865. These lithographs, published 1842-58, are all that remain and are still hailed as one of the best visual records of influential Native Americans of the nineteenth century. Peah-mas-ka was a peaceful chief of the Sauk and Fox tribe, also known as the Musquawkee, whose ambushed death ignited a tribal war against the Menominee and the Sioux. Chipping and tears to edges, minor aging and offsetting. One of many Native American portraits in our collection.

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        A Visit from St. Nicolas" in THE NEW-YORK BOOK OF POETRY

      New York: George Dearborn, 1837. First Edition. Hardcover. Mild to moderate foxing; cloth with a few light spots. Very Good or better copy of a scarce book. Original publisher's brown cloth with a central gilt vase design on both covers; engraved and printed title pages. BAL 3272 and 14347: State A with NEW-YORK BOOK in sans-serif type. Contains the earliest located formal book publication of Clement Moore's "A Visit from St. Nicolas," a.k.a. "Twas the Night Before Christmas."

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        "The Tuggs at Ramsgate." [as published in] The TUGGS'S At RAMSGATE. Together with Other Tales, by Distinguished Writers. The Library of Fiction, Consisting of Tales, Essays, and Sketches of Character

      Carey Lea & Blanchard Philadelphia:: Carey Lea & Blanchard,. 1837.. 12mo. Bound in 6s. 7-9/16" x 4-1/2". 1st US edition (Gimbel B1; Smith AMERICAN, pp. 7-8; Wilkins, p. 11). 204 pp.. Original red linen cloth over drab paper wrapped boards & printed paper title label to spine.. Spine sunned. Ex-lib, with quaint 19th C. book label to front paste-. down & circular stamp to ffep & t.p. right margin. Gutter break. prior to p. 5. Some foxing. Withal, a respectable VG copy.. Published in January 1837, this collection of 10 tales has as the lead & title contribution Dickens' story, which first appeared in the British "Library of Fiction" [April, 1836]. Printed in an edition of 1000cc. Now somewhat scarce.

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        De jydske Zigeunere og en rotvelsk Ordbog.

      Kbhvn. 1837. 64 s. Svagt plettet eksemplar indbundet i nyere privat halvlæder med guldtryk på ryggen.. Det af Blicher digterisk benyttede og af Dorph optegnede sprog er keltringesprog, der principielt intet har med sigøjnersprog at gøre og heller ikke tales af dem. Det der er optegnet af Mylius-Erichsen og H. P. Hansen er kun supplemeter hertil, altså rotvælsk og ikke tatersprog. Derimod findes enkelte virkelige sigøjnerord i H.C. Andersens "At være eller ikke være". Se Miskow og Brøndal artikel "Sigøjnersprog i Danmark" i Danske Studier 1923, s. 97-145. DBL(3), 4,23

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        The works of John Hunter, F.R.S. with notes (4 volume set)

      Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman 1837 - 4 volume set. 22 cm. Association copy. Fine binding. Rebound in modern green cloth, matching style to original. Minor spotting/toning. I. Life of John Hunter, by D. Ottley. Appendix. Surgical lectures --II. Treatise on the natural history and diseases of the human teeth with notes by T. Bell. A treatise on the venereal disease, with notes by G.G. Babington --III. Treatise on the blood, inflammation, and gun-shot wounds. Observations on the inflammation of the internal coats of veins. On introsusception. An account of Mr. Hunter's method of performing the operation for the cure of popliteal aneurism, by Sir E. Home. Additional cases to illustrate Mr. Hunter's method. A case of paralysis of the muscles of deglutition cured by an artificial mode of conveying food and medicines into the stomach. Some observations on the loose cartilages found in joints, by Sir E. Home. Observations on certain horny excrecences of the human body, by Sir E. Home --IV. Observations on certain parts of the animal ?conomy, inclusive of several papers from the Philosophical transactions, etc., with notes by R. Owen. Provenance: Association copy. Phi Chi Medical Fraternity slip, laid in. "These volumes obtained at the sale of the Dr. Howard A. Kelly's library." Kelly was one of the four founding doctors of Johns Hopkins Hospital. These copies were presented to Dr. Warfield M. Firor, Christmas 1940. He chaired the American Board of Surgery. Earlier signature of John Mitchell. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SKETCHES BY BOZ

      1837. illustrative of Every-Day Life and Every-Day People. Being a Continuation of "Watkins Tottle, and Other Sketches." Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1837. Original drab boards with rose cloth spine and printed label. First American Edition, consisting of 1,250 copies issued in February 1837. These are the twelve pieces that had been published in England two months earlier as "The Second Series" of SKETCHES BY BOZ. (As is evident from this book's sub-title, this Philadelphia firm had published the ["First Series"] of SKETCHES BY BOZ as WATKINS TOTTLE and Other Sketches, nine months earlier.) Later in 1837, Carey Lea & Blanchard reprinted this volume, with the addition of "The Tuggs's at Ramsgate" and "The Pantomime of Life," under the title THE TUGGS'S AT RAMSGATE AND OTHER SKETCHES.~This is a very good copy (the lettering on the spine label is rubbed away, and the fore-corners show some wear, but this extremely fragile volume has held up very well for the past 175+ years). Podeschi (Yale) A9; Wilkins had seen only the later reprint but noted "there had evidently been an earlier issue...". Provenance: this copy was lot 7 in the renowned Kenyon Starling / William Self sale, with each's bookplate; there is also the earlier bookplate of George Abbot James. Housed in a morocco-backed slipcase with inner chemise.

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        The Tuggs at Ramsgate." [as published in] The TUGGS'S At RAMSGATE. Together with Other Tales, by Distinguished Writers. The Library of Fiction, Consisting of Tales, Essays, and Sketches of Character.

      Carey Lea & Blanchard,, Philadelphia: 1837 - Published in January 1837, this collection of 10 tales has as the lead & title contribution Dickens' story, which first appeared in the British "Library of Fiction" [April, 1836]. Printed in an edition of 1000cc. Now somewhat scarce. Spine sunned. Ex-lib, with quaint 19th C. book label to front paste-down & circular stamp to ffep & t.p. right margin. Gutter break prior to p. 5. Some foxing. Withal, a respectable VG copy. Original red linen cloth over drab paper wrapped boards & printed paper title label to spine. 12mo. Bound in 6s. 7-9/16" x 4-1/2". 1st US edition (Gimbel B1; Smith AMERICAN, pp. 7-8; Wilkins, p. 11). 204 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "The Tuggs at Ramsgate." [as published in] The TUGGS'S At RAMSGATE. Together with Other Tales, by Distinguished Writers. The Library of Fiction, Consisting of Tales, Essays, and Sketches of Character

      Philadelphia:: Carey Lea & Blanchard,. 1837.. 12mo. Bound in 6s. 7-9/16" x 4-1/2". 1st US edition (Gimbel B1; Smith AMERICAN, pp. 7-8; Wilkins, p. 11). 204 pp.. Original red linen cloth over drab paper wrapped boards & printed paper title label to spine.. Spine sunned. Ex-lib, with quaint 19th C. book label to front paste-. down & circular stamp to ffep & t.p. right margin. Gutter break. prior to p. 5. Some foxing. Withal, a respectable VG copy.. Published in January 1837, this collection of 10 tales has as the lead & title contribution Dickens' story, which first appeared in the British "Library of Fiction" [April, 1836]. Printed in an edition of 1000cc. Now somewhat scarce.

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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

      John Murray, London 1837 - 7846pp. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Ex.-lib with reinforced internal hinges. Contents firm and overall bright [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Grey Headed Wagtail. Motacilla neglects; (Gould)

      London 1837 - This splendid hand-colored, folio-size lithograph, Grey Headed Wagtail. Motacilla neglects; (Gould), from John Gould’s (1804-1881) monumental book "Birds Europe" (1832-1837) is in excellent condition with light spotting. Measuring 21.5" x 14.5", this lithograph magnificently displays the author’s scientific skill and attention to detail. Commonly called Grey Headed or Yellow Wagtails, these birds are expertly hand-colored with rich yellow-green backs, brown wings and vibrant yellow undersides. They stand out brightly against the pale and sparse background, being the main focal point of this dynamic lithograph. John Gould was an English ornithologist, self-taught artist and naturalist. Gould first worked as a gardener under his father in the Royal Gardens of Windsor from 1818-1824, where he began his illustrations. He became an expert taxidermist, opening his own practice in London in 1824 and in 1827 he became the first Curator and Preserver at the museum of the Zoological Society of London. Through his work he was able to meet with the country’s leading naturalists and view new collections of birds given to the Zoological Society. His interest in birds was continually developing and in 1830 he published his first volume on birds, “A Century of Birds From the Himalaya Mountains.” For the next fifty years, Gould, his wife and artists working with them traveled around Asia, the East Indies and Australia. His wife Elizabeth and other artists were able to transfer his sketches to stone; hand print and hand-color them. One of the most accomplished and engaging natural history works of the 19th century, “The Birds of Europe” was also the first of Gould's works to feature plates by Edward Lear. A total of sixty-eight images bear Lear's name, and they are among the most remarkable bird drawings ever made. Lear endowed his illustrations with some measure of his own whimsy and intelligence, and his style is at once fluidly spontaneous and realistically precise. In this way, the images of “The Birds of Europe” are amazingly distinctive, while also highly realistic. Gould undertook this work partly in an effort to redress the imbalance between the study of local and foreign ornithology. Gould portrayed birds native to Europe in a manner that had only been thought appropriate for the colorful species of distant places. In this way he managed to draw much popular interest back to native birds, which were suddenly considered equally beautiful to exotic species.

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        Vick's Monthly Magazine Vols. 1-13, 1878-1890

      Rochester: James Vick. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. decorated green cloth. Fine. 13 vols/No Dust Jacket. 23.5 x 16.5 cm. 160 full-page chromolithograph plates with tissue guards. Vick, born in England landed first in New York where he learned the printing trade, then removed to Rochester in 1837. His interest in flowers led him to contribute articles to the "Genesee Farmer," and in 1850 he edited the periodical. His growing interest in gardening prompted entry into the commercial seed business, and his "Floral Guide," later expanded to his "Monthly Magazine" in January 1878. This popular gardening and horticultural publication had several feature articles on gardening topics, written in a popular style, well illustrated with engravings, and in the late 1880's with photographs. A fresh and very clean set in High Victorian Design, front cover decorated in black, spine lettered in gilt, decorated in black.

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        Résumé des principaux traités chinois sur la culture des muriers et l'éducation des vers à soie

      Paris, Imprimerie Royale, MCCCXXXVII (1837). - 1 volume in-8, XXII-224 pp., orné de 2 tableaux dépliants dontt une plancche d'alphabet chinois et de 10 planches hors texte in fine sur les techniques de sériculture (planches présentant quelques rousseurs), reliure ancienne demi-basane, dos restauré mais fragile, plats cartonnés, coins émoussés, bon état d'ensemble. Rare ouvrage sur la sériculture chinoise traduit par le sinologue Stanislas Julien, Membre de l'Institut, Professeur de Langue et de Littérature Chinoises au Collège de France. Ouvrage publié par ordre du Ministre des Travaux Publics, de l'Agriculture et du Commerce. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

      London: Chapman and Hall,, 1837. With Forty-Three Illustrations, by R. Seymour and Phiz. Octavo (215 × 134 mm). Contemporary red calf, spine elaborately gilt in compartments, black morocco label, marbled endpapers and edges, double line rule to boards and roll to pastedowns gilt. Frontispiece, engraved title, and 43 plates of which 2 are additional. Binding rubbed and scuffed, spine faded, some spotting to contents, particularly plates. A very good copy. 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. This volume also contains two more plates than usual: in addition to the Buss plate depicting the garden scene the Phiz version is also included, as well as a double of the Phiz plate at page 498 depicting the scene outside the prison.

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        ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARIES OF HOLIDAYS IN KENT AND LIFE IN GOODNESTONE Together with a mint copy of David Oliver's book 'The Diaries of Frederick William Benge. Broadstairs, 1837, Goodnestone, 1847' which is No.3 of a limited First Edition of 500 copies, with signed dedication from Oliver to William Lapthorne, the Broadstairs historian and previous owner of the diary.

      1837, 1847 1837 - 4to. 7.5 x 8.75 inches. [138] pages of manuscript, comprising [109] pp. at front; [29] pp. inverted manuscript at rear with [7] blank pages in centre. Illustrated with pen and wash sketches on ten pages of the 1837 text. Bound in red half-morocco, marbled boards. A trifle rubbed at extremities Occasional slight foxing but otherwise clean. The two diaries have been identified as the work of Frederick William Benge (1787-1849), who was living in Pimlico at the time of the holiday but moved to Rowling House, Goodnestone, Kent in 1839. First part untitled; after introductory comment, entries from 12 September to 10 October 1837, followed by conclusion. Second part titled, Continuation of the Journal from 1847, Commencing 2 November ending 14 November 1847. The diaries were transcribed and privately published by David R.Oliver (Broadstairs, 1994), illustrated throughout, with much additional matter, contemporary engravings, photographs, etc. Oliver's book contains four appendices, including background information on the family, persons mentioned in the diary, relevant extracts from Kentish Gazette, etc. Despite having been previously researched, there remains much more to be explored. A unique item KENT THANET DIARIES NON-FICTION 19TH CENTURY KENT THANET SOCIAL HISTORY TOWNS- ENGLISH KENT

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        Sha-Ha-Ka: A Mandan Chief

      Philadelphia: E.C. Biddle, 1837. unbound. very good. J.T. Bowen. Portrait. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Page measures 20.25" x 14". Beautiful portrait from the folio edition of McKenney and Hall's "History of the Indian Tribes of North America". As Superintendent of the Indian Trade Bureau, Thomas McKenney wanted to document the rapidly disappearing culture of the American natives. He activated the project, sponsored by the War Department, by commissioning writer James Hall and Charles Bird King, a renowned American portraitist. King painted the prominent Indians while they visited Washington D.C. as treaty delegates. Most of the original oil paintings were destroyed by fire in the Smithsonian Museum in 1865. These lithographs, published 1842-58, are all that remain and are still hailed as one of the best visual records of influential Native Americans of the nineteenth century. Sha-Ha-Ka was known for his friendship with the explorers Lewis and Clark who met him in the villages near the Missouri River in what is now North Dakota. The chief was persuaded to go to Washington D.C. with them where he was subsequently paraded around eastern cities as a typical savage from the Wild West. Overall toning and offsetting. Light scattered foxing and staining. Slight tape residue along top edge. One of many Native American portraits in our collection.

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        Histoire d'Angleterre (24 Volumes)

      A Paris : Chez Parent-Desbarres, 1837. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. Hardcover. Quarter bound in contemporary leather. Blue marbled boards. Gilt detailing on spine with gilt head and tail lines. Light rubbing to extremities. Minimal bumping and chipping. Light foxing to end pages and inside boards. Each volume has a private library stamp. Clean, unmarked pages. English Catholic priest, Dr. John Lingard, writes his history of England to emphasize what he found to be the disastrous effects of the Reformation. Good binding and cover. Ships daily.

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        L'herbagère.

      A. Dupont 1837 - - A. Dupont, Paris _1837, 14,5x22cm, 2 volumes brochés. - Edition originale. Dos du second volume fendillé, mouillures marginales affectant les toutes premières et toutes dernières pages du premier volume, une pâle mouillure angulaire affectant les toutes premières pages du second volume, exemplaires quasi exempt de rousseurs. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Gibraltar

      London.: Hodgson & Graves.. [ 1837].. Tinted lithograph with handcolor, mounted on thick card as issued, image 10 3/4 x 15 inches on sheet size 17 3/4 x 22 inches. Overall light soiling to support card (not affecting the image), two tiny spots in image (just to the left of the rock), light undulation to the paper; overall image in very good condition. This impressive view of the Rock of Gibraltar is plate 25 from the deluxe first edition of David Roberts' first published set of views "Picturesque Sketches in Spain Taken During ye Years 1832 & 1833." Delicately handcolored colored at the time of publication, this edition, which was issued in a portfolio, cost more than double the standard edition. The plates were lithographed by many of the most talented lithographers of the day, this by W. Gauci. Abbey (#152) notes that Roberts in fact worked on every stone, and that the views had an enormous sale, going through many printings. .

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        THE TUGGS'S AT RAMSGATE, and Other Sketches

      1837. By Boz. To which is added The Pantomime of Life, by the same author. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1837. Original drab boards with rose cloth spine and printed spine label. First Edition so collected. In January 1837, Carey Lea & Blanchard published a "Library of Fiction" anthology volume titled THE TUGGS'S AT RAMSGATE "Together with Other Tales, by Distinguished Writers" -- the first American appearance of that one Dickens sketch. A month later, CL&B published a volume titled SKETCHES BY BOZ, which consisted of the Dickens sketches contained in the Second Series of the British SKETCHES BY BOZ (which likewise did not include "The Tuggs's at Ramsgate"). In June of the same year, CL&B published this volume, which combines "The Tuggs's at Ramsgate" into the "Sketches by Boz," plus adds for the first time an additional Dickens sketch, "The Pantomime of Life."~Only 1,000 copies were printed. This is a good-plus copy (endpapers cracked, some exterior soil, waterstain at the bottom of most leaves). Podeschi (Yale) A10; Wilkins p. 11.

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        Die Wundermappe oder sämmtliche Kunst- und Natur-Wunder des ganzen Erdballs. Treu nach der Natur abgebildet und topographisch-historisch beschrieben. Fünfter (5.) Band. Nord-Deutschland.

      Comptoir für Literatur und Kunst, Frankfurt am Main 1837 - Gr.-8vo. Mit 55 Kupferstichtaf. VIII, 316 S. Hldr. d. Zeit m. Rückengoldpräg. u. 2 RSchildern. Enthält Ansichten von Berlin (20), Potsdam (5), Magdeburg, Braunschweig, Hamburg (2), Bremen (2), Dresden (2), Leipzig, Altenburg, Gotha, Wartburg, Brocken, Hannover, Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, Winterkasten, Bonn, Koblenz, Köln (3), Düsseldorf, Aachen (2), Bieberich, Johannisberg, Bingen, alte Pfalz, Oberwesel, Andernach. - Einband etw. berieben. Vortitel fehlt. Stellenweise stockfleckig, die Kupfer selten u. wenig betroffen, 1 Lage stark gebräunt. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        PEARLS OF THE EAST. OR BEAUTIES FROM LALLA ROOKH

      1837. CORBAUX, Fanny and Louisa, illustrators. PEARLS OF THE EAST. OR BEAUTIES FROM LALLA ROOKH. London: Charles Tilt, New York: D. Appleton, 1837. Twelve color lithographs of beauties and a vignette title-page, plus text. Each print is accompanied by a page of text describing the woman depicted. 14 by 10 1/2 inches. Unpaginated. Folio, half red morocco over marbled paper-covered board, gilt title and decoration to spine, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. Binding is moderately scuffed and edgeworn but sound. Moderate soiling and foxing to edges of text and vignette title-page. The plates are all clean; though one plate does have some staining beneath the image in the in the bottom margin.

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        Map of Connecticut from actual survey

      E. Huntington, Hartford 1837 - Rare and stunning case map of the state of Connecticut divided into counties and townships. Shows major towns, waterways, canals and a compass rose. Three insets show plans of New Haven and Hartford and a map of New England. Included is a table showing the profile of the Farmington Canal and a list of Connecticut governors. Minor scattered foxing and light offsetting. A great impression, map is in remarkably good condition. Case map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 18 7/8" x 20 5/8". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Schriften. Herausgegeben von Ludwig Tieck und Fr. Schlegel (bzw. Teil 3:) v. Tieck u. Ed. v. Bülow. 3 Teile in 1 Band.

      G. Reimer 1837-1846, Berlin - 8vo. XLII, 257 S.; 1 Bl., 296 S. Mit 1 Portrait. XIV, 324 S. Dunkelblaue Lwd. d. 19. Jh. m. Rückentitel (gibt nur Bd. I-2 an). Roter Sprenkelschnitt. Goedeke VI, 51,4-5. - Teil 1 u. 2 in 5. Auflage, der 3. Teil mit dem Bildnis in erster Ausgabe mit vielen Fragmenten im Erstdruck. - Einband ein wenig berieben, Vorsätze gebräunt. Widmungsbl. auf Rücks. d. Titels geklebt. Der dritte Teil etw. stockfleckig, sonst sauber u. wohlerhalten. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1837. First edition. 8vo: [xvi], 609, [1], complete with 43 inserted plates, although bound without the half-title. The textual points are generally second state, showing corrections, and the plates have the "Chapman and Hall" imprints, also second state. & & A lovely, early 20th century binding by Root and Son in full green morocco with five raised bands on the spine, gilt detailing, gilt page edges and marbled end-papers. Light wear along outer hinges, but not cracking. Internal contents are generally clean although plates show moderate darkening and foxing. & & Dickens' first novel, showcasing his astounding talent for sketching charming, sympathetic characters. With a healthy dose of comedy and some of Dickens' typical social commentary, "Pickwick" was a sensation, launching Dickens' prolific career as one of the foremost novelists of his day (or any day, for that matter).

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        Peah-Mas-Ka: A Musquawkee Chief

      E.C. Biddle, Philadelphia 1837 - Beautiful portrait from the folio edition of McKenney and Hall's "History of the Indian Tribes of North America". As Superintendent of the Indian Trade Bureau, Thomas McKenney wanted to document the rapidly disappearing culture of the American natives. He activated the project, sponsored by the War Department, by commissioning writer James Hall and Charles Bird King, a renowned American portraitist. King painted the prominent Indians while they visited Washington D.C. as treaty delegates. Most of the original oil paintings were destroyed by fire in the Smithsonian Museum in 1865. These lithographs, published 1842-58, are all that remain and are still hailed as one of the best visual records of influential Native Americans of the nineteenth century. Peah-mas-ka was a peaceful chief of the Sauk and Fox tribe, also known as the Musquawkee, whose ambushed death ignited a tribal war against the Menominee and the Sioux. Chipping and tears to edges, minor aging and offsetting. One of many Native American portraits in our collection. Portrait. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Page measures 21.25" x 14.75".

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        SHO^KEI GAFU

      18. [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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        The Posthumous Papers of The Pickwick Club. With Forty-Three Illustrations, by R. Seymour and Phiz [H.T. Browne]. [And all extra 'Weller' plates]. FIRST EDITION. FIRST ISSUE

      8vo., First Edition, First Issue, with an engraved frontispiece, engraved and printed titles, and 73 engraved plates, frontispiece, engraved title and plates heavily toned, some light browning to text, neat nineteenth century signature on front free endpaper verso; mid-nineteenth century half calf, pebble-grain cloth sides, back with seven flat gilt bands, second compartment lettered in gilt, sprinkled edges, upper hinge cracked (but binding wholly sound), a very good, tight copy. This copy contains the following first issue points given by Hatton & Cleaver: signature 'E' (p.25), 'hodling' (p.260), '7' misaligned (p.267), 'indelicate' and 'inscription' (p.341), 'S. Veller' (p.342), headline 'F' imperfect (p.432). The engraved title-vignette is in the first state reading 'S. Veller', and all 32 extra 'Sam Weller' plates (issued under the pseudonym 'Thomas Onwhyn' in 1837) are present, but this copy has been bound without the scarce half-title.

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        Northanger Abbey. Persuasion

      London: Richard Bentley, 1837 A very good copy of two of Jane Austen's classic works bound together in contemporary binding. The two novels were reprinted in one volume by Bentley as part of his Standard Novels series in 1833. This is an early reissue from that series, printed in 1837, but retaining the engraved frontispiece and vignette title page from the original 1833 version. With black and white frontispiece and vignette title page for the two volumes, additional title page to Northanger Abbey, text, title page to Persuasion and text. The page numbering is continuous. The binding has elaborate gilt compartments and leather title label to spine and gilt lines where the leather meets the marbled boards. The page edges and the endpapers are also marbled. The binding is in very good condition with only light wear. Internally there is some offsetting from the frontispiece to the vignette title page. The text pages are very clean and in very good condition with only the occasional light mark. One page corner appears to have been turned over at the tip at some point. A very good early copy.

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        The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortlry Montagu

      Richard Bentley, 1837-01-01. Hardcover. Acceptable. . All three volumes present. Marbled endpapers. Full leather. Gorgeous gilt decorations on spine - though there is some chipping with some loss. Engravings. Frotn board of volume I is severed but present. Easy fix. A couple of bookplates, and some light ownership signatures. A splendid copy.

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        SKETCHES By BOZ: Illustrative of Every-Day Life and Every-Day People. Being a Continuation of "Watkins Tottle, and Other Sketches."

      Carey Lea & Blanchard,, Philadelphia: 1837 - Printed in an edition of 1250cc in February 1837 [cf. Kaser 630]. Chemise & Slipcase - Fine. Book - Good only (cloth splitting along joints/label present, though lettering difficult to read/usual foxing & staining throughout). Original drab paper-wrapped boards with pink cloth spine & printed paper title label to spine. Chemised, and housed in a handsome quarter-leather slipcase. 12mo, in 6s. 7-1/2" x 4-1/2". 1st US edition of the complete Second Series (American Imprints 44049; Edgar & Vail, p. 16; Gimbel A9; McGuire Catalogue 9; Vander Poel B6). Not seen by Wilkins (cf. p. 11). viii, [9] - 203, [3 (blank)] pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        SKETCHES By BOZ: Illustrative of Every-Day Life and Every-Day People. Being a Continuation of "Watkins Tottle, and Other Sketches."

      Carey Lea & Blanchard Philadelphia:: Carey Lea & Blanchard,. 1837.. 12mo, in 6s. 7-1/2" x 4-1/2". 1st US edition of the complete Second Series (American Imprints 44049; Edgar & Vail, p. 16; Gimbel A9; McGuire Catalogue 9; Vander Poel B6). Not seen by Wilkins (cf. p. 11). viii, [9] - 203, [3 (blank)] pp.. Original drab paper-wrapped boards with pink cloth spine & printed paper title label to spine. Chemised, and housed in a handsome quarter-leather slipcase.. Chemise & Slipcase - Fine. Book - Good only (cloth splitting along. joints/label present, though lettering difficult to read/usual foxing. & staining throughout).. Printed in an edition of 1250cc in February 1837 [cf. Kaser 630].

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        Celeste as the Maid of Cashmere

      Celeste as the Maid of Cashmere. [London: Hodgson and Graves, November, 1837]. After a painting by E.T. Parris; Lithographed by A. Dick. Octagonal 8 x 15" (plate size), 8 1/2 x 17 1/2" (sheet size). Original lithograph on paper. Mounted on stiff paper, trimmed to 1/4" of left margin, lacking publisher's logo at bottom. Beautifully framed. Mademe Celeste, (Anastasie Celeste des Rousselles. b. 1810, Marcilly-la-Campagne, France; d. 1882, Paris). According to Nancy Reynolds, Celeste's "great popularity rested mainly on her eloquent performances in melodrama, in which she was particularly noted for her command of gesture." Although criticized by Binney as a popular but not a "professional" dancer, Celeste, according to Parmenia Migel, performed valiantly all through Europe and was "the most beloved performer ever to tour the United States... and had the distinction of being America's first Sylphide." One of the most famous episodes of dance in 19th century America, and subject of several satirical engravings, was when Celeste in 1836 was presented to President Andrew Jackson in his chambers for a private performance. References: (Binney/English #13); Reynolds, Nancy. Madame Celeste, article in Oxford. Volume 2.

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        CODEX, PHARMACOPEE FRANÇAISE rédigée par ordre du Gouvernément par une Commission composée de MM. les Professeurs de la Faculté de Médecine, et de l'Ecole Spéciale de Pharmacie de Paris.:

      Bechet Jeune,, Paris 1837 - (Codice GM0880) In 8° LVI-XVI-536 pp. Joint: A.Cazenave, APPENDICE THERAPEUTIQUE DU CODEX. Paris, Béchet Jeune et Labé, 1841, 218 pp. Les deux réliés ensemble en un seul volume. Quelques rousseurs mais très bon état. Ancien tampon et signature à la page de garde. Reliure début 1900 en démi cuir, charnière reparée mais solide, dos à nerfs, titre or, nom de propriété ("C.A.Cervis"). Très bon état // In 8° LVI-XVI-536 pp. Followed by: A.Cazenave, APPENDICE THERAPEUTIQUE DU CODEX. Paris, Béchet Jeune et Labé, 1841, 218 pp. The two are bound together in one volume. Some foxings throughout but very good conditions. Old stamp & signature at FFEP. Half leather, raised bands, hinge repaired but firm and strong, gilted title and ancient owner's name ("C.A.Cervis"). Fine. Euro 370 ~ Ottime condizioni e descrizioni accurate. Dettagli extra su richiesta. Tutti i libri subito disponibili. Fine conditions or described meticulously. Upon request more pictures and book description in English. All books are in stock ~

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        A New and Improved School Atlas, to accompany the Practical System of Modern Geography

      New York: Published by Robinson, Pratt and Co., 1837., 1837. Publisher's original yellow card covers printed in black on the outside. Complete with 12 Maps, of which 5 are double-page, and 1 Chart, all hand-coloured, and printed individually. Unpaginated, 18 leaves in total. Contains: A Map of the World; A Chart and World; A Map of North America; A Map of the United States; A Map of New England; A Map of the Middle States; A Map of the Southern states; A Map of the Western States; A Map of South America; A Map of Europe; A Map of Asia; A Map of Africa; A Chart... exhibiting... the comparative size of the present Empires...with the forms of Governments...the Width of the Oceans, the Length of Rivers..., and embracing the recent discoveries of Parry, Franklin, Clapperton and others. Inner covers are marked and stained. Covers are dusty and so are the margins of the plates; one map has a couple of very small smudges. An unusually clean and sound Atlas. Held in a protective recent brown cloth wallet with gilt titles to spine.

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        New and Improved School Atlas, to accompany The Practical System of Modern Geography. UNITED STATES)

      New York.: Robinson, Pratt & Co.. 1837.. Atlas with a total of 12 handcolored maps and one handcolored chart, 11 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, pictorial thick card wrappers with glassine wrapper. Light soiling and wear to covers, tape residue on endpaper gutters (from attachment of glassine), previous owners' neat signature to endpaper and inside front cover. Occasional light toning or spotting to interior, very light crease to lower right corner, but maps are in very good clean condition (light offsetting to the double page map of the United States). There are five double page and seven single page maps. An interesting atlas published in 1837; the double page map of the United States shows a large Wisconsin Territory. To the west of that Territory lies a larger Missouri Territory and Oregon Territory, with Mexico on their southern border. The single page map of North America shows the United States reaching to "Russian Possessions," making no reference to the disputed nature of the Oregon Country where the Hudson's Bay Company occupied Fort Vancouver on the north side of the Columbia River. .

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