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        [Eigenh. Brief mit Unterschrift]

      [Bologna?], 1837. - Faltbrief. 2½ S. 20.5 x 14.5 cm. In Italienisch. An Vincenzo Cristini. Über sachliche Vorschläge zu einem gewissen Mr. de Serin in Paris, im Bezug auf die Familie Becher und Hercolani. Rossini möchte gern baldmöglichst Antwort haben da er selbst ein Antwort geben muß an seinem Agenten. \"Se la mia proposizione conviene a Mr. de Serin voglio subito uno riscontro dovendo io una riposta questa sera...\". Mit einem rätselhaftem Nachscrift: \"Fate rimarcare a Mr. de Serin che non la[?] ho detta una parola del Cavallo!!! Ingranto ai listini, come il sapete, sono come la belessa[?] Giornalieri\".Versand D: 4,00 EUR illustration, nineteenth-century, illustration, nineteenth-century

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        A Topographical Dictionary Of Ireland (2 Vols.) Together With Lewis's Atlas Of The Counties Of Ireland And A General Map Of The Kingdom

      S. Lewis And Co., London - 3 Vols.; the Atlas is the scarce first edition of 1837; the two volume Topographical Dictionary is the stated second edition dated 1850; DESCRIPTION OF ATLAS: 1837; first edition; folio; original publisher's textured brown cloth; lettering in gilt on spine; all 33 maps are present; thirty-two of the full page maps are of the Counties of Ireland and the fold-out general map is of the entire country; the fold out map had one closed tear which has been professionally re-inforced on the verso; the tear affected only the blank margin and not any of the printed portion of the map; the spine has mild sunning; modest edge wear rubbing; some sun fading to the bottom of the front cover; mild foxing to title page; the maps are not affected and are clean, clear and in excellent condition; Atlas: blank, (4) title page & contents, 33 maps, (2); DESCRIPTION OF THE TWO VOLS. of the Topographical Dictionary Of Ireland Comprising The Several Counties; Cities; Boroughs; Corporate, Market, And Post Towns; Parishes; And Principal Villages; With Historical And Statistical Descriptions And Embellished With Engravings Of The Arms Of The Cities, Bishoprics, Corporate Towns, And Boroughs; And Of The Seals Of The Several Municipal Corporations: second edition; 1850; both volumes are quartos; they have been re-bound in attractive dark blue cloth; lettering in gilt on spines; hinges are tight; spines are square; gilt is bright; Volume One: (vi) including title page, 696 pp; Volume Two: (2), 704 pp; page 702 of vol.2 (the last page of the Index) has a tear in the margin which affects a small portion of the printing; otherwise vol. 2 is in very good condition as is vol. 1; [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Mémoires, correspondance et manuscrits du Général Lafayette, publiés par sa Famille.

      Paris: H. Fournier Aîné; et Londres: Saunders & Otley (T.III); et Leipzig: Brockhaus & Avenarius (T.IV-VI), 1837 - 1838. Edition originale, 6 tomes in-8; T.I: viii, 495p. (Révolution d'Amérique: Premier voyage, Second voyage, Correspondance). T.II: [iv], 504p. (Révolution d'Amérique, Révolution Française, Correspondance). T.III: [iv], 520p. (Révolution Française, Correspondance). T.IV (Révolution française, correspondance de prison): [iv], ii, 448p., [1p. Errata], Carte de Virginie en frontispice. - T.V: [iv], 544p., [1p. Errata] (Révolution Française, Première Restauration, Correspondance). T.VI: [iv], 814p. (Seconde Restauration, Correspondance). Bel exemplaire dans une jolie reliure d'époque ou légèrement tardive en demi-veau fauve, dos à nerfs finement orné, pièces de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge et havane, plats, gardes marbrés et tranches marbrés. Avec l'ex-libris héraldique de "La Tremblaie", propriété de l'industriel saumurois Paul Mayaud à partir de 1858. Ensemble de correspondances, discours et manuscrits classés par ordre chronologique, de 1777 à 1832 concernant la Révolution d'Amérique, la Révolution française, les voyages de Lafayette en Amérique, le Directoire et la Restauration. Plusieurs discours rappellent l'engagement de Lafayette en faveur de l'abolition de la traite des noirs, des droits des gens de couleur, et de l'abolition de la peine de mort. Un chapitre du cinquième volume aborde les rapports de Lafayette avec le premier consul. Quantité de noms illustres et de moments historiques s'abritent entre ces pages, réunies et publiées sans commentaires par les enfants de Lafayette, dont son fils George Washington Lafayette. Une inscription à l'encre sur le faux-titre du premier volume indique que l'ouvrage fut "donné par Mme la comtesse Charles de Latour-Maubourg, fille du général Lafayette." Il s'agit d'Anastasie Louise Pauline (1777-1763), la fille de Lafayette qui épousa Juste Charles César de Fäy de la Tour Maubourg. Bel ensemble, rare et recherché. Fierro 792. Tulard Mémoires, 805.

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        The first two reports, with plates, of Emmons' geological reports on the exploration of the Adirondacks, 1837-1838. In: The Governor's Reports on the Emmons Survey: State of New York. No. 161. In Assembly, February 11, 1837. Communication from the Governor, relative to the geological survey of the State. -- State of New York. No. 200. In Assembly, February 20, 1838

      Some browning and spotting, as often. Together two works in one volume, 8vo. The first: 212 pp. The second: 384 pp. 15 plates and maps as detailed below. Modern calf antique, marbled boards. "First report describes reconnaissance of east and west portions of the Adirondacks; second report chiefly filled with details of St. Lawrence and Essex counties, also many details about iron mines, with an account of his ascent of Mt. Marcy" (Mary Ellis, Index to publications of the New York state natural history survey and New York state museum 1837-1902. Albany: N.Y. State Museum. Bulletin 66, 1903). Comprising: I. EMMONS. "FIRST ANNUAL REPORT. Of the Second Geological District of the State of Hew York." Pages [97]-153, including Appendix. In: William L. MARCY (1786-1857, Governor of New York 1833-1839). "COMMUNICATION from the Governor, relative to the geological survey of the state." New York State. Legislature. Assembly Documents. No. 161. Albany, 11 February 1837. 8vo. 212 pages. Emmons' paper is signed in print from "Williams College, February 1, 1837." A 3-page appendix follows identifying two new geological species, found at Keene. Consists of reports by Dr. John Torrey, botanist; Dr. James E. De Kay, zoologist; Dr. Lewis C. Beck, mineralogist; William W. Mather, Prof. E. Emmons, T. A. Conrad, and Lardner Vanuxem, geologists of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th districts respectively. Adirondack Bibliography 2985 (Emmons); Meisel II, p.611. II. EMMONS. "Report of E. Emmons, Geologist of the 2d Geological District of the State of New-York." Pages [185]-252, including Appendix. In: William L. MARCY. "COMMUNICATION from the Governor, relative to the Geological Survey of the State." New York State. Legislature. Assembly Documents. No. 200. Albany, 20 February 1838. 8vo. 384 pages. Large folding table of mineral springs in New York state, illustrations in text. The cornerstone of Emmons' five Adirondack reports: including the first time the Adirondacks are described with that name in print. The prints include the first published illustration to contain the name "Adirondack Mountains" in its title. Emmons' paper is signed in print "Albany, Feb. 15, 1838." Pages 240-250 contain the section "Visit to the Mountains of Essex," which contains the first use of the name "Adirondack" on page 242: "The cluster of mountains in the neighborhood of the Upper Hudson and Ausable rivers, I propose to call the Adirondack Group, a name by which a well known tribe of Indians once hunted here may be commemorated." Page 240, describes the ascent of Marcy for the first time: "During the month of August last, I visited the mountains of Essex with a view of determining the position and height of some of the most conspicuous elevations at the source of the Hudson… It is not my object to write an account of this tour; this has already been given to the public by Mr. Redfield, of New-York, in the Journal of Science, and is a valuable document…" Donaldson notes: "The first white men to look down upon these splendors from the dome of the State, were a party of friends and assistants with Professor Emmons, who was engaged at the time in his geological survey. This first ascent on the mountain took place on August 5, 1837. Those who made it were Professor Emmons and son, Edward Hall, W.C. Redfield, Asa Torrey, Professor Storey of New York, and Professor Miller of Princeton, all geologists; Archibald McIntyre and David Henderson of the iron-works; and C.C. Ingham, artist" (Donaldson, p. 152). Ingham provides two signed illustrations to the accompanying atlas; a third is attributed to him by Barnhill and a fourth appears to be his based on Emmons' description in the text (page.242). Ingham was one of the founders of the National Academy of Design; his sketches of the Adirondacks were also used by Headley in his Adirondack, or Life in the Woods (1849). Page 241: proposes naming the highest peak Mount Marcy ("it was thought that a more appropriate name could not be conferred." Also named at the time were McIntyre, McMartin (now Nippletop), Henderson, Seward and Dix (see Donaldson, p. 153 note). Page 244, records height of Mount Marcy at 5,467 feet. Consists of a letter by James E. De Kay, zoologist; reports by Lewis C. Beck, mineralogist; T.A. Conrad, paleontologist; W.W. Mather, E. Emmons, L. Vanuxem, and James Hall, geologists of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th districts respectively. Includes index. Plum/Adirondack Bibliography 2985 (Emmons), 2986 (Marcy); Meisel II, p.611. Plates at end: BUFFORD, John Henry (1810-1870). [Views of the Adirondack Mountain Region. New York?, 1838?]. Issued to accompany No. 200 (II above): Ten lithographed views of Adirondack mountain scenery, 2 after Emmons, 2 after Charles Cromwell Ingham (1796-1863, with two others probably by him, see below), by Bufford's Lithographers, New York (all folding, the first seven only numbered); three folding maps and two folding diagrams after Eben Norton Horsford (1818-1893) engraved by G.W. Merchant of Albany (1789/90-1843). Comprising: (1). "Section from the Mouth of the Genesee River to Instantur, Penn. by James Hall," E.N. Horsford del. / G.W. Merchant Sc. Alby. Engraved map. (2). "Geology of the Genesee River," E.N. Horsford del. / G.W. Merchant Eng. Engraved diagram. (3). "Falls of the Genesee," Bufford's Lith. N.Y. Barnhill 162. (4). "Vertical Section Shewing [sic] the Relative Thickness of the Different Rocks," E.N. Horsford del. / G.W. Merchant Engr. Albany. Engraved diagram. (5). "Map of the Tertiary of Essex. Co." G.W. Merchant Engr. Albany. Engraved map. (6). "Mining District of Rossie," G.W. Merchant Engr. Engraved map. (7). "Rossie Lead Vein," Bufford's Lith. [Pl.1]. Barnhill 163. Referenced in No. 200, p. 202. (8). "View of the Indian Pass," C.C. Ingham, del. / Bufford's lith. [Pl.2]. Barnhill 170. Based on Ingham's painting The Great Adirondack Pass, Painted on the Spot, 1837, at ADK Museum. (9). "View of the Adirondack Mountains | Mt. Marcy | Mt. McIntyre," E. Emmons del. / Bufford's Lith. N.Y. [Pl.3]. Barnhill 168. The first published illustration to contain the name "Adirondack Mountains" in its title. (10). "Trap Dyke at Avalanche Lake," From Nature by C. Ingham / Bufford's Lith 136 Nassau St. N.Y. [Pl.4]. Barnhill 164 (165 is for second edition, redrawn). Referenced in No. 200, p. 225. Page 242: "A distant view of this mountain [McMartin] is given from Lake Henderson. It is particularly remarkable for its trap dyke… A fine and spirited view of it has been furnished me by Mr. Ingham of New-York, who was one of the exploring party. It was taken near the base of the mountain, at Avalanche Lake…" (11). "View at Lake Colden," Bufford's Lith. [Pl.5]. Barnhill 166 (attrib. to Ingham, on basis of ADK Museum 70.146.1 (checklist 58), the engraving in Headley's The Adirondack). (12). "Distant View of Marcy," E. Emmons del. / Bufford's Lith. N.Y. [Pl.6]. Barnhill 161. (13). "View of Mt. McMartin," Bufford's Lith. N.Y. [Pl.7]. Barnhill 167. Referenced in No. 200, p. 225. (14). "View of the Indian Pass, From Lake Henderson," Bufford's Lith. N.Y. Barnhill 171. (15). "View of the Dial Mountain," Bufford's Lith. N.Y. Barnhill 169. "New York State commissioned Ebenezer Emmons of Williams College to explore and survey the mountains of the Adirondack region to determine the extent of iron ore deposits. The land Emmons and his party explored was owned by Archibald McIntyre who later formed the Adirondack Iron and Steel Company. One of the artists invited by Emmons to participate in the survey was Charles Cromwell Ingham. Ingham painted the magnificent Great Adirondack Pass, Painted on the Spot (Adirondack Museum collection, 66.114.1) which was reproduced as a lithograph in the New York State Geological Report for 1837 by Emmons and published by the New York State Legislature in 1838 and again in 1840… The New York State Geological Report for 1837 contains a total of ten lithographs and five maps. Because they were the first published depictions of the high peaks area, they constitute a crucial record of the Adirondacks… Ebenezer Emmons was responsible for several views, and the plates were lithographed by the firm of John H. Bufford in New York… These prints are also significant because they depict parts of the region not yet on the traditional tourist's route" (Barnhill, p.12). Emmons' complete report was published in part four of The Geology of New-York issued by the New York State Assembly in 1842 with additional lithographs drawn by John William Hill. Barnhill notes the rarity of early Adirondack views: "Most of the early prints of the Adirondacks, particularly the elegant and expensive portfolios of Wall and Milbert, were published for limited audiences. Although important as illustrations of previously undescribed portions of the Adirondacks, the lithographs accompanying the New York State Geological Survey were likewise seen by a relatively limited audience" (p.13). According to Gloria Gilda Deák, documenting the copy in the I.N. Phelps Stokes collection at the New York Public Library, the work was originally commissioned to illustrate assemble document 200, and was then also issued separately bound in colored paper wrappers. Deák also notes that it is unclear whether the prints attributed to "E. Emmons" are the work of father or son, both of whom were in the exploring party. RLIN locates only four copies of the atlas when separately issued: American Antiquarian Society, Winterthur, University of Michigan, Yale. One copy (of atlas only) sold at auction since 1975: Baltimore Book Auctions, 23 September 1991, lot 343 ($600), with chips, tears at edges, dampstaining. Bufford's career is chronicled in: David Tatham, "John Henry Bufford, American Lithographer," Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society 86 (April 1976), pp.47-73. See Georgia B. Barnhill, Wild Impressions: The Adirondacks on Paper. Prints in the Collection of the Adirondack Museum. Boston, 1995; Deák 477.

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        Aus Mehemed Alis Reich. Erster Theil. Unter-Aegypten. Zweiter Theil. Ober-Aegypten. Dritter Theil. Nubien und Sudan. Vom Verfasser der Briefe eines Verstorbenen. Zweiter Theil. Ober-Aegypten. Dritter Theil. Nubien und Sudan.

      IV, 368 S. / 366, 2 S. (Verlagsanz.), 344 S. Mit einigen lithogr. Abb. im Text. 8, moderne Kalbslederbände mit RSchild Goed. XIV, 719 453. Ibrahim-Hilmy II, 145. Kainbacher 326. Borst 2133. - Beschreibung der Reise von 1837 durch Ägypten und den Sudan. - Nur schwach fleckig, Bd. 2 etw. stärker.

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

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

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        Sammelband 5 Streichquartette: (Streichquartett in a op.29 ) Premier Quatuor pour deux Violons, Alto et Violoncelle composé par Francois Schubert. Oeuv. 29. Propriété des Editeurs. Enregistré dans l'Archive de l'Union. No 6109.

      (...( laut KVK 1837 erschienen mit 8, 11, ) .../ ( Streichquartett in E op. post 125, 2.) Deux Quatuors pour deux Violons, Alto et Violoncelle Composés par Francois Schubert. Oeuv. 125. No I. Propriété de l'Editeur. No 2662. 2663. ( bei Witzendorf in Wien um 1844 erschienen mit 8, ) - Deux Quatuors pour deux Violons, Alto et Violoncelle Composés par Francois Schubert. Ouev. 125. No II. Propriété de l'Editeur. No 2662. 2663 ( wohl bei Witzendorf in Wien um 1844 erschienen, Titelblatt hierzu fehlt / ( Streichquartett in G op. post. 161.] Grand Quatuor en Sol pour deux Violons, Alto et Violoncelle composé par François Schubert. Op. 161. ( für 2 Violinen, Viola, Violoncello - bei Diabelli in Wien erschienen - laut KVK iom Jahre 1851 ) / ( Streichquartett in d ("Der Tod und das Mädchen").) Grand Quatuor pour deux Violons, Alto et Violoncelle composé par Franç. Schubert. Oeuv. posth. (2 Violinen, Viola, Violoncello.) ( bei Witzendorf in Wien erschienen - laut KVK im Jahre 1831 ). Jedes der Streichquartette in 4 Stücken vorhanden für jeweils 1. + 2. Violine, Viola und Violoncello. 1. Band ( 1. Violine ) mit 11, 8, 8, 23, 19 gestochenen Notenseiten 2. Band 2. Violine ) mit 11, 7, 7, 19, 11 gestochenen Notenseiten 3. Band ( Viola ) mit 8, 7, 7, 19, 11gestochenen Notenseiten. 4 Band ( Violoncello ) mit 8, 5, 6, 19, 11 gestochenen Notenseiten. Jeweils in Halbleinen der Zeit mit marmorierten Buchdeckeln und handschriftlichen Titelschildchen, 4 ( 233 x 26,5 cm ). Zusammen in einer Halbleinenkassette mit marmorierten Buchdeckeln und goldgeprägtem schmalen Rücken mit Eindruck *Schubert 5 Streichquartette* . Die Kassette berieben, etwas fleckig, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Die Bände jeweils von guter Erhaltung, teils etwas berieben, teils gering bestoßen. Innen in allen 4 Bänden jeweils ein schönes altes Exlibris von Wilhelm Merton auf dem Innendeckel vorn. Im ersten Band ( Violine 1 ) zudem ein alter Besitzstempel auf dem Titelblatt unten *Magasin de Musique Th. Henkel, Francfort a/M ) sowie auf dem Vorsatz ( wie auch in den anderen Bänden *E. Ladenburg, Frankfurt a/M*. Die Notenblätter meist von guter Erhaltung, wenige Seiten etwas fleckig oder fingerfleckig, die rechte untere Ecke des öfteren stärker fingerfleckig, teils auch etwas angeknickt. Einige Notenblätter mit kleinen Marginalien in Bleistift. Wilhelm Merton (bis 1856: William Moses, 1856 - 1899: William Merton) ( geboren am 14. Mai 1848 in Frankfurt am Main gestorben am 15. Dezember 1916 in Berlin ) war ein bedeutender, einflussreicher deutscher Unternehmer, Sozialpolitiker und Philanthrop. Das Wilhelm Merton-Zentrum an der Frankfurter Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-Universität wurde nach ihm benannt. - sehr selten - ( Zusammen 4 Bände in einer Kassette ) ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 2700 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) ( Lagerort: Richey )

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        Geschichte der Kriegswissenschaften vornehmlich in Deutschland. [3 Bde. komplett].

      Gr.8, XLVI, XXXIX, XLVIII S. Inhaltsverz., 2915 S., (Neuere) Priv.-Lwd. m. ldr. goldgepr. Rückenschildchen, Lwd. tlw. min. unfrisch u. stockfl., Papier etw. gebräunt, einige wenige Anstreichungen allg. gutes Ex. Jeweils EA. 1. Bd.: Altertum, Mittelalter, XV. und XVI. Jahrhundert - Max Jähns (1837-1900) trat 1854 in das Aachen stationierte 28. Infanterie-Regiment der Preußischen Armee ein, kam 1859 an die Kriegsakademie und wurde 184 zum Regimentsadjutanten ernannt. Nach kurzer Unterbrechung trat er 1866 wieder in den Dienst und tat während des Deutschen Krieges als Dezernent im Kriegsministeriums Dienst. 1867 ging er in die geographisch-statistische Abteilung des Großen Generalstabs. Im Krieg gegen Frankreich diente er 1870/71 als Kommissar des Generalstabs für die Eisenbahn Weißenburg-Paris, eine der entscheidenden Transportverbindungen für den Kriegsverlauf. 1872 wurde Max Jähns auf den Lehrstuhl für Geschichte der Kriegskunst an die Kriegsakademie berufen. 1885 wurde er zum Oberstleutnant befördert und trat 1886 in den Ruhestand.

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        Sammlung von Erst- und Frühausgaben in uniformer, zeitgenössischer Bindung.

      The posthumous papers of the Pickwick Club. London, Chapman and Hall 1837. Sketches by Boz: Illustrative of every-day life, and every-day people. II volumes. Third edition. London, John Macrone 1837. Sketches by Boz: Illustrative of every-day life, and every-day people. The second series. Complete in one volume. London, John Macrone 1837. The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. London, Chapman and Hall 1839. Master Humphreys clock. III vol. London, Chapman and Hall [1864]-1840. American notes for general circulation. II volumes. Second edition. London, Chapman and Hall 1842. The chimes: A goblin story of some bells that rang an old year out and a new year in. London, Chapman and Hall 1845 [recte 1844]. The life and adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit. London, Chapman and Hall 1844. The cricket on the hearth. Fairy tale of home. London, Bradbury and Evans 1846 [recte 1845]. The battle of life. A love story. London, Bradbury and Evans 1846. Pictures from Italy. London, Bradbury and Evans (published for the author) 1846. Dombey and son (gest. Tit.: Dealings with the firm of Dombey and son, wholesale, retail and for exportation). London, Bradbury and Evans [1846]-1848. The haunted man and the Ghosts Bargain. A fancy for Christmas-time. London, Bradbury and Evans 1848. The personal history [, adventures, experience and observation] of David Copperfield [the younger of Blunderstone Rookery, which he never meant to be published on any account]. London, Bradbury and Evans 1850. Bleak house. London, Bradbury and Evans [1852]-1853. Hard times. For these times. London, Bradbury and Evans 1854. Little Dorrit. London, Bradbury and Evans [1855]-1857. A childs history of England. III vol. London, Bradbury and Evans 1854-1859. A tale of two cities. London, Chapman and Hall 1859. The uncommercial traveller. London, Chapman an Hall 1861. Great expectations. III volumes. London, Chapman and Hall 1861. In Memoriam [William Makepeace Thackeray]. (= The Cornhill Magazine. Vol.IX, No.50, February 1864). (London, Smith Elder & Co. 1864) Our mutual friend. II vol. London, Chapman and Hall [1864]-1865. The mystery of Edwin Drood. London, Chapman and Hall 1870. QUIZ [d.i.: Edward CASWALL]. Sketches of young ladies: in which these interesting members of the animal Kingdom are classified, according to their several instincts, habits, and general characteristics. 8. Edition. London, Chapman and Hall 1838. Dazu die Biographie von FORSTER, John. The life of Charles Dickens. III vol. Mischauflage. London, Chapman and Hall 1873-74. - Eine detaillierte Beschreibung wird auf Wunsch übermittelt. / Details and photos on request.

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        Tourist's Pocket Map of the State of Illinois

      Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell. Good. 1837. An early Illinois pocket map. Green stamped boards with black and gilt title have rubbing on all surfaces. Map measures 15" x 12 3/4", with a six-inch tear along one fold, a few corner holes, light soil spots, and light fold toning. Image is cropped slightly due to scanner size. A brightly hand-colored with an inset map of the Lead Mine Region East of the Mississippi River, with several Indian mound and diggings locations noted on the inset. On the right is a county population chart of the state including 1830 census numbers of free colored and slaves, and on the left is a mileage chart for steam boat routes. Quite a wealth of information on a small map. ; Color Illustrations; 4 3/4" x 3" .

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        Dichter, Maler und Zeichner (1832-1908): Eigenh. Antwortbrief mit e. U. ("W. B.").

      "[] Sehr geehrter Herr Trojan! Offen gesagt, ist es mir ja lieb, wenn grad Sie was über mich schreiben aber nicht deshalb, sondern lediglich, weil wir wissen, daß Sie ein Mann sind, der schöne Gedichte macht, sollen Sie meinen Angehörigen und mir recht freundlich willkommen sein. Ein genauer Wink über die Zeit Ihres Besuchs, womöglich ein paar Tage vorher, dürfte der Sicherheit wegen wohl rathsam erscheinen. Bestellen Sie den Wagen vom Bahnhofshotel in Seesen, so bringt er Sie in etwa [Bohne 1338 schreibt falsch: ] Stunden hierher. Mit Dank für den liebenswürdigen Brief Ihr ergebenster W. B." - // - Diesen Antwortbrief verfasste Wilhelm Buschs auf der Rückseite des letzten Blattes des Briefes seines Schriftsellerkollegen Johannes Trojan (1837-1915) an ihn. Trojan war 1886-1903 Chefredakteur des "Kladderadatsch" und wurde im Laufe der mit unserem Schreiben angebahnten Beziehung mit Wilhelm Busch und dessen Familie befreundet. Trojan plante, für den "Tag" (illustrierte Unterhaltungsbeilage) einen Artikel zu Buschs 70. Geburtstag zu verfassen. Er wollte den berühmten Kollegen interviewen und hatte [auf der Rückseite unseres Blattes] geschrieben: "[] wenn dies Bekanntmachen auf nicht ungeschickte Weise geschieht, so können Sie auch nichts dagegen haben. Eine Zeit lang dachte ich auch darüber, ob ich mich Ihnen nicht in irgend einer Verkleidung nähern sollte, etwa als Bettler oder als Lebensversicherungsagent oder als reisender Grundmarsbesitzer oder einfach als Besucher, dann aber dachte ich, es wäre das Beste doch, auch in dieser Sache, ganz offen und ehrlich zu verfahren. Das tue ich hiermit und bitte Sie um einen freundlichen Bescheid. Ihr sehr ergebener J. Trojan." - // - Busch hat die leere Rückseite dieses an ihn gerichteten Briefes für den Entwurf seiner Antwort benutzt, die dann noch einmal von ihm abgeschrieben und per Post an Trojan verschickt wurde. So konnte er als tüchtiger Hausvater Papier sparen und das Schreiben an ihn und seine Antwort zusammen für sich und uns aufbewahren.

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        oder encyclopädisches Handwörterbuch für gebildete Stände. Vierte Originalausgabe. Köln: Louis Bruère, 1837-1845. 12 Bände, Fraktursatz. Halbleder (Halbfranz) der Zeit mit Rückenschildchen.

      rausgegeben von einer Gesellschaft rheinländischer Gelehrten. 1. A-Bal. 1837. 1078 S. 2: Bam-Can. 1837. 1141 S. 3: Cap-Dey. 1838. 1125 S. 4: Dha-Fra. 1839. 1102 S. 5: Fra-Gru. 1839. 1118 S. 6: Grund-Inv. 1839. 1118 S 7: Jo-Lazz. 1840. 1128 S. 8: Lea-Myth. 1841. 1188 S. 9: N-Por. 1843. 1118 S. 10: Pos-Schiw. 1844. 1117 S. 11: Schl-Tox. 1844. 1328 S. 12: Tra-Zym. 1845. 1302 Seiten. - Einbände etwas berieben, Ecken bestossen, durchschnittlich gebräunt und stockfleckig, Band 1 mit Stempel auf dem Vorsatzblatt.

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        MANNHEIM., "Vue de la ville de Mannheim et de ses environs". Gesamtansicht von der Ludwigshafener Seite aus, vorne Schiffe am Kai beim Laden.

      Altgouachierte Aquatinta von Salathé nach E. Federle bei Bleuler, um 1837, 19 x 28,5 cm. Schefold 30173. - Aus der bei Louis Bleuler herausgegebenen Folge "Les bords du Rhin", Nr. 48. - Breitrandig und in herrlichem Kolorit! Baden-Württemberg

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        Perspectiv-Karte des Erzherzogthums Oesterreich unter der Ens. I.-LXIII. Section in 63 Bändchen.

      [Wien, um 1837]. 8°. Jeweils 6-30 S., Heftstreifen. Zus. in späterem zweiteiligem marmor. Pp.-Steckschuber m. goldgepr. Rückenschild. Vollständige Reihe (auch mit der meist fehlenden letzten „Section“ 63) der Texthefte zu Schweickhardt von Sickingens in 63 Blättern erschienener „Perspectiv-Karte des Erzherzogthums Oesterreich unter der Ens“. - Rücken des Schubers verblasst. Die Hefte tlw. etw. gebräunt, stockfleckig bzw. bestoßen. - Nebehay/W. III, 685. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Schweickhardt von Sickingen, Perspectiv-Karte des Erzherzogthums Oesterreich unter der Ens, Karten, Landkarten, Niederösterreich

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        Poetical Works Of Thomas Campbell [fore-edge Painting Of Commanche Attack 1849]

      Oliver and Boydd, Edinburgh 1837 - Color fore-edge; Beautiful volume bound in black morrocco leather with elegant gilt and red colored embellishments. Painting appears to be contemporaneous with the publication of the book in 1837. Engraved title. Closed fore-edge is gilt and spread fore-edge is a painting. Contents and binding clean and firm with minor beding to a few cornes. Painting is intact and is an Emigrant train attacked by Commanches 1849. Provenance-A one owner life time collection 5 5/8" x 3 5/8. Most unusual as almost all fore-edge examples found are associated with the British Isles. Linen hinges. A quality effort. ; 0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sammlung von 39 Jahresberichten und 4 Festschriften des Königlichen Gymnasium und Kaiser-Wilhelms Gymnasium zu Aachen (zusammen 43 Hefte)

      Verschiedene Verlage, Aachen,1837-1912. Je Heft ca. 35 Seiten, broschiert, Quart (etwas fleckig) - Entahlten neben den Schulnachrichten: Die Einweihung des neuen Schulgebäudes am 4. April 1906 von Emil Dombret / Aachener Gelehrten in älterer und neuerer Zeit von Heinrich Savelsberg / Beschreibung des neuen Schulgebäudes von Joseph Laurent / Der ontologische Gottesbeweis in der Scholastik von Otto Paschen / Christoph Stummel (Stymmelius) Sein Leben und seine Werke Teil 2 von Georg Voss / Beschreibung des nach den Plänen des Herrn Stadtbaurath Joseph Laurent entworfenen und ausgeführten neuen Anstaltsgebäudes von Eduard Adenaw / J. Racines Verhältnis zu Euripides Teil 2 von Josef Krick / Christoph Stummel Studentes, comoedia de vita studiosorum von Georg Voss / Die St. Galler Handschrift der Notkerschen Psalmen Übersetzung von Anton Kruszewski / Über die Behandlung der Kunstgeschichte im Gymnasialunterricht von Julius Nelson / Gustav Freytag in den "Grenzboten" 1 und 2 Teil von Alfons Fritz / Ein Beitrag zur Sprache des venezianischen Roland Manuskriptes von Fritz Kelleter / Der Fischer in der antiken Literatur I. von Konrad Schneider / Versuche über die Spannkraft der Dämpfe einiger Salzlösungen Teil 2 von Johann Schüller / De Agesilao vere Xenophonteo von Matthias Clar / Quelques remarques eritiques sur les idées littéraires de M. Ch. A. Sainte-BeuveFortsetzung und Schluss von Johannes Weinand / Lafontaines Einfluss auf die deutsche Fabeldichtung des Achtzehnten Jahrhunderts von Ferdinand Stein / Urkundliches zur Geschichte der Anstalt von Heinrich Schwenger / Über die Temperierte und die natürliche Tonleiter von Joseph Aussem / Bericht über die Eröffnungsfeier des Gymnasiums vom Dirigenten / Über Lichtbrechung in schwach absorbierenden Medien von Heinrich Danzebrink / Herodots Babylonische Nachricht II von Johannes Brüll / Euripidea I. von Joseph Klinkenberg / Epiktets Ethik von Anton Kruszewski / De quaestione quae vocatur Magdalenica Erster und Zweiter Teil von Norbert Alsters / Die Laute der Werdener Mundart in ihrem Verhältnis zum Altniederfränkischen, Altsächsischen, Althochdeutschen von Franz Koch / Herodots babylonische Nachrichten von Johannes Brüll / Die Untersuchungen über die Refraction und Dispersion des Lichtes seit Kepler Teil 1 von Joseph Spennrath -

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        Flora Prussica. Abbildungen sämmtlicher, bis jetzt aufgefundener Pflanzen Preussens. UND NACHTRAG: Flora Prussica. Dreizehntes Heft, enthaltend die in den Jahren 1831-36 neuentdeckten Pflanzen, nebst einigen Bemerkungen und Nachträgen zu den früheren 12 Heften.

      EA 2 Bände 24x15 cm (6) Seiten, 210 kolorierte Kupfertafeln, 51 Seiten (= Textteil: "Zur Flora Prussica", 1837) Nachtrag: 2 Blätter, Tafeln 211-226, 2 Blätter Halbledereinband d. Zt. mit Rückenschild und Kartoneinband d. Zt. [Nachtrag] (Einbände etwas berieben und bestoßen, Kanten beschabt, Textteil leicht stockfleckig und etwas knapp beschnitten, 8 Tafeln leicht stockfleckig sonst guter Zustand) Sehr selten mit dem Nachtrag. Angeblich soll noch ein weiterer Nachtrag mit 4 Tafeln erschienen sein, einen Nachweis konnte ich aber dazu in keiner mir zugänglichen Bibliothek finden. 2 Bände

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        The Elements of Political Economy.

      New York: Leavitt, Lord & Company,, 1837. Octavo (230 × 137 mm). Original publisher's embossed cloth, spine lettered gilt. Ownership inscription of Charles Hammond in pencil on pastedown and free endpaper dated 1838. A tiny bit of wear to spine ends and corner; some light spotting, as usual; an excellent copy in very fine condition. First edition of Wayland's Elements of political economy, which "promptly displaced Jean Baptiste Say's Treatise on political economy as the principal economics text in American colleges. Designed to be useful to the layperson, Wayland's book inveighed against the statism of the French Revolution, the backwardness of the Indians, the 'tyranny' of labor unions, and the evils of helping the undeserving poor. His notions of political economy and philanthropy dictated that the most important obligations of the state were to foster education and promote morality. Political economy dealt forthrightly with too many controversial issues to be universally popular; his unqualified support of free trade, for example, distressed many in the northern business community" (ANB). Teacher and clergyman, Francis Wayland (1796?1865) was president of Brown University for twenty-eight years.

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        Les Voix intérieures. (?uvres complètes. Poésie.VI).

      Eugène Renduel, Paris 1837 - In-8 (208 x 129 mm) de XIV, 320 ; demi-veau glacé bleu, dos lisse orné du titre enserré par deux grands fers romantiques en long, tranches mouchetées (reliure de l'époque). Clouzot, p. 147 ; Carteret, I, 408. Édition originale. Exemplaire finement relié à l'époque ; rousseurs éparses. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        BAYERN. - Oberbayern, Salzburg und Tirol. -, Alpenröslein oder: Vierundzwanzig malerische Ansichten verschiedener Burgen, Gegenden, Seen ec. im Salzkammergute, dann in den Salzburger=, Berchtesgadener= und Tyroler=Gebirgen ec. Mit erläuterndem deutschen und französischen Texte.

      20,5 x 26,5 cm. 21 S., 1 Bl. Mit 24 Lithographien von Gustav Kraus. Illustr. OPp. von Franz Seitz (?). Pressler 219-242 Lentner 15049 und 16926. - Die sehr seltene komplette Folge der hübschen Ansichten von Gustav Kraus. - Reizendes Album, das mit den "Alpenblumen" von 1837 und dem "Gebirgsalbum" von 1840 fortgesetzt wurde. Die Politik des Verlages, mit gebundenen Erinnerungsalben auf den mehr und mehr einsetzenden Fremdenverkehr und Tourismus in das bayerische und österreichische Gebirge abzuzielen, zeigt sich hier erstmals. - Die Ansichten zeigen: Gesamtansicht von Salzburg, St. Petrikirche mit Haydn's Grabmahl, Aussicht vom Kapuzinerberge bey Salzburg, Der Park von Aign, Gnigl bei Salzburg, Salzburg von Maria Plain aus, Lustschloss Leopoldskron, Schloss Seehaus an der Salzburger Grenze, Aussee im Salzkammergut, Grundel See, Hallstädter See, Gosau See, Berchtesgaden mit dem Watzmann, Königssee mit dem Jagdschlosse St. Bartholomae, Der Ausfluss des Königssee's, Ramsau, Burggebäude in Golling, Pass Lueg im Tyrol, Hochwerfen im Pongau, Innspruck, Schloß Ambras, Parthie im Zillerthale, Kufstein, Schloß Tyrol. - Der Einband vorne und hinten "mit einer in Umrissen lithographierten Almszene und einer Gebirgslandschaft im Stile Eugen Neureuthers, vermutlich von Franz Seitz" (Pressler). - Einband leicht fleckig, der Rücken oben und unten lädiert. Die Tafeln teils stockfleckig. Aus der Sammlung Proebst und mit dessen Sammlerstempel verso auf allen Lithographie, sowie auf dem Einband hinten. BAYERN, Oberbayern

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        Dictionnaire classique des sciences naturelles, présentant la définition, l'analyse et l'histoire de tous les êtres qui composent les trois règnes, leur application générale aux arts, a l'agriculture, a la médecine, à l'économie domestique, etc. re?suman

      Bruxelles, Meline, Cans et Compagnie, 1837 - 1845. Im Gesamtumfang von ca. 7.000 S. Einschlägige Enzyklopädie des belgischen Naturforschers Pierre Auguste Drapiez (1778 - 1856) zur Geschichte und Gegenwart der Naturwissenschaften, wobei dieser Begriff noch recht weit gefaßt war und auch die Nationalökonomie und deren Nebendisziplinen mit einschloß. Drapiez gab noch weitere naturwissenschaftliche Periodika oder Nachschlagewerke heraus, so zum Beispiel die "Annales générales de Sciences physiques consacrées aux Sciences naturelles" (gemeinsam mit dem Botaniker Jean Baptiste Bory de Saint-Vincent und dem Chemiker Jean-Baptiste Van Mons), das "Dictionnaire portatif de chimie, de minéralogie et de géologie, en rapport avec l'état présent de ces sciences, composé par une société de chimistes, de minéralogistes et de géologues" (1824) sowie gemeinsam mit Pierre Corneille van Geel die "Encyclographie du règne végétal" (1833). Alle Bände in sehr gutem Zustand allenfalls partiell leicht berieben Seiten partiell leicht fleckig (in Band 6 einige Seiten etwas stärker) ein Seiteneinriß des 7. Bandes sauber geklebt. In toto sehr gutes Exemplar dieser hochwertigen, großformatigen Ganzleder-Ausgabe (pages partie un peu teinté. Sinon très bon copie de cette haute qualité, de grand format édition complète en cuir pages partly a little stained. Otherwise very good copy of this high-quality, large-format full leather edition). Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Plus de photos sur le site web du librairie antiquaire (s'il vous plaît mentionner le numéro de l'article sur le côté de l'offre dans la zone de recherche). Further photos on the website of the antiquarian bookstore (please quote the article number on the supply side in the search box).

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        Lucia di Lammermoor Dramma Tragico di Salvatore Cammarano. del medesimo dedicata a S.E. Il Signor Marchese Del Carretto. Proprietà degli Editori Deposta all' I.R. Bibla. Fr. 30._. Fl. 11.30. cm. [Piano-vocal score]

      Gio. Ricordi [PN 10076-79; 10081-94], Milano 1837 - Oblong folio. Newly bound in half dark red morocco with marbled boards, titling gilt to spine. 1f. (r. title, v. blank), 1f. (r. index of 19 separate numbers, v. named cast list), 5-185, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. The 19 numbers each with separate title page and plate number (8988/89, 8993, 8995, 8996). Imprint includes addresses of Ricordi in Firenze and Napoli.Cast includes Cosselli as Lord Asthon, Tacchinardi as Lucia, Duprez as Ravenswood, Giacchini as Bucklaw, Porto as Bidebent, Zappucci as Alisa, and Rossi as Normanno. Slightly worn and thumbed; minor staining to first and last leaves. A very good copy overall. With early signature of Ernst [?]Raab to title. First Edition, second issue of the complete work. Very rare. Fuld p. 493 (where the first issue is distinguished by separate pagination). In three acts to a libretto by Cammarano after Walter Scott's novel The Bride of Lammermoor, Lucia di Lammermoor was first performed at the Teatro San Carlo in Naples on September 26, 1835. "Both historically and artistically, Lucia deserves its reputation. When it was new it was regarded as the apogee of high Romantic sensibility. Although all the principal roles are vocally challenging, their music is uniformly grateful. Cammarano's libretto moved him deeply and, inspired by his recent first exposure to Paris, Donizetti produced what is certainly his masterpiece." William Ashbrook in Grove Music Online. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Annalen der Irren=Heilanstalt zu Siegburg. Erster Band (mehr nicht erschienen)

      Köln, DuMont-Schauberg, 1837. 8°, XX, 2 Bl., 303 Seiten; OPpbd., sehr seltener Band mit 23 ausführlichen Fallgeschichten, in denen Jacobi eine Gliederung nach den möglichen Ursachen der Syndrome versucht, um zur Entwicklung einer Krankheitslehre beizutragen. Insbesondere die Zusammenhänge mit körperlichen Leiden waren für ihn bedeutsam. Er führt in diesen Annalen seinen Ansatz aus der \"Sammlung für die Heilkunde der Gemüthskrankheiten\" (1822 - 1830) fort, durch intensive und genaue Beobachtungen Ordnung in das Durcheinander der Erscheinungsbilder zu bringen. Am Schluß des Bandes \"Summarische Nachweisungen über die während der Jahre 1825 bis 1836 Statt gefundenen Krankenaufnahmen, Genesungen, Todesfälle u.s.w.\". - Jacobi (1775-1858) baute die Irrenanstalt für die Rheinprovinz mit auf und leitete sie von der Eröffnung (1825) bis zu seinem Tode. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Indians in military service : letter from the Secretary of War, (in obedience to the resolution of the House of Representatives of 18th of September,) in relation to Indians employed in the military service : September 21, 1837 .

      [Washington, D.C.] : [publisher not identified] 1837 - In-8° broché, couverture d'attente moderne sur laquelle est reproduite la page de titre, 13 pages. Cette discussion sur l'emploi des indiens incorporés dans l'armée américaine intervient en pleine guerre des Séminoles. Les dates de début et de fin de la Première Guerre séminole ne sont pas clairement définies. L'infanterie de l'US Army indique qu'elle s'étendit de 1814 à 1819 Le U.S. Navy Naval Historical Center donne 1816 à 1818 Un nouvel évènement affecta bientôt les Séminoles de Floride, la guerre Creek qui se déroula de 1813 à 1814. Andrew Jackson devint un héros national, en 1814, à la suite de sa victoire sur les Creeks, lors de la bataille de Horseshoe Bend. Il imposa alors aux Creeks, le traité de Fort Jackson qui confisquait leur territoire s'étendant au Sud de la Géorgie et au centre et Sud de l'Alabama. Dépossédés de leurs terres, ils se réfugièrent alors en Floride En 1814, également, les Britanniques, en guerre avec les États-Unis, débarquèrent des troupes à Pensacola et en d'autres lieux de Floride occidentale, où il commencèrent à recruter des alliés indiens. En mai 1814, une troupe britannique pénétra l'embouchure de l'Apalachicola, distribuant des armes aux Séminoles, aux Creeks et aux esclaves en fuite. Les Britanniques remontèrent la rivière et établirent un fort à Prospect Bluff. Après que les Britanniques et leurs alliés indiens ont été repoussés lors de l'attaque de Mobile, une troupe américaine, conduite par le général Jackson chassa les Britanniques de Pensacola. Les travaux de construction du fort à Prospect Bluff furent cependant poursuivis. Lorsque la guerre prit fin, les forces Britanniques abandonnèrent la Floride occidentale, à l'exception du major Edward Nicholls des Royal Marines. Il supervisa l'approvisionnement du fort en canons, mousquets et munitions. Il dit aux Indiens que le traité de Gand garantissait la restitution de toutes les terres indiennes perdues lors de la guerre, y compris les terres creeks de Géorgie et d'Alabama. En 1815, comme les Séminoles n'étaient pas intéressés à monter la garde dans un fort, le major Nicholls invita les esclaves en fuite à s'y installer. La nouvelle parvint aux Blancs du sud des États-Unis qui le surnommèrent Negro Fort (« Fort Nègre ») et y voyaient une dangereuse source d'inspiration à la fuite et à la révolte pour leurs esclaves Andrew Jackson désirait éliminer le Negro Fort, mais il était en territoire espagnol. En avril 1816, il informa le gouverneur de Floride occidentale que si les Espagnols n'éliminaient pas le fort, il le ferait. Le gouverneur répondit que les moyens à sa disposition, ne lui permettait pas de s'en emparer. Jackson chargea le brigadier-général Edmund Pendleton Gaines de s'occuper du fort. Gaines donna l'ordre au colonel Duncan Lamont Clinch de construire Fort Scott sur la Flint, juste au nord de la frontière avec la Floride. Gaines rendit publique son intention d'approvisionner Fort Scott depuis La Nouvelle-Orléans en remontant l'Apalachicola, ce qui impliquait de passer à travers le territoire espagnol et devant Negro Fort. Gaines dit à Jackson qu'emprunter l'Apalachicola pour approvisionner Fort Scott permettrait à l'U.S. Army de garder un oeil sur les Séminoles et le Negro Fort. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      Brussels: Hauman, Cattoir Et Co.. 1837. Hardcover. Very Good+ in boards. Three-volume set. All three volumes in very similar, Very Good+ condition. Light soiling/foxing from half title page to title page, and from last few pages up until text's end. Pages are very clean afterwards. Front and back panels are lightly scuffed with edge wear. Spines are toned as well. All three volumes have previois owner's bookplate on front pastedown. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        The Federalist, or the New Constitution Association Copy of Clement L. Vallandingham

      Hallowell: Glazier, Masters & Smith 1837 - Association copy of Clement L. Vallandingham, a notorious Ohio politician during the Civil War whose outspoken support for the Confederacy resulted in his exile by President Abraham Lincoln. His signature is present on the front leaf: "Clement L. Vallandingham, Snow Hill, MD., March 16th." 1839. He may have received this book while he was enrolled in Jefferson College in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. He was honorably dismissed in 1841 after a dispute with the college president. His notations are written in ink throughout the book as well as a full page handwritten Index. This book must surely have played a major role in the development of his political views as well as his opinions of the government. Clement Laird Vallandingham (b. July 29, 1820 ¿ d. June 17, 1871) was an Ohio politician and leader of the Copperhead faction of anti-war Democrats during the American Civil War. He served two terms in the United States House of Representatives. Vallandingham was a vigorous supporter of constitutional states' rights. He believed the federal government had no power to regulate a legal institution, which slavery then was. He also believed the states had a right to secede and that the Confederacy could not constitutionally be conquered militarily. Vallandingham was a believer in low tariffs and in slavery, and he was one of Lincoln's most outspoken critics, referring to him in one of his speeches as "King Lincoln". Vallandingham gave a major speech on May 1, 1863 at Mount Vernon that expressed his sympathies for the South and a direct criticism of the Government, specifically the President,and the way the war was handled. Four days later, on May 5, Vallandigham was arrested as a violator of General Order Number 38. General Order Number 38 had just previously been issued by General Burnside warning that the "habit of declaring sympathies for the enemy" would not be tolerated in the Military District of Ohio. He was sentenced to confinement in a military prison "during the continuance of the war" at Fort Warren in Massachusetts. There were protests for his imprisonment from other political figures who believed his imprisonment unjust. Lincoln, who considered Vallandingham a "wily agitator", was wary of making him a martyr to the Copperhead cause and on May 19, 1863, exiled him to the Confederacy. Vallandigham travelled by blockade runner to Bermuda and then to Canada, where he declared himself a candidate for Governor of Ohio, subsequently winning the Democratic nomination in absentia. He managed his campaign from a hotel in Windsor, Ontario, where he received a steady stream of visitors and supporters. He subsequently lost the 1863 election to pro-Union Democrat John Brough. While in Canada, Vallandingham met with a representative of the Confederate Government about a possible revolt to establish a Northwest Confederacy consisting of Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, and Illinois. The revolt never materialized, though Vallandingham did have to testify at the trial of the conspiracy. After the Civil War ended, he lost campaigns for the Senate and House of Representatives and returned to practicing law.This copy of "The Federalist" is the fifteenth edition, reprint of the Gideon edition of 1818. Published by Hallowell: Glazier, Masters & Smith, 1837. Contemporary calf spine affixed to the original leather boards. Gilt titling on the spine with new endsheets inside. Measures 5.25" x 9", 494 pages. Wear to the boards with bumped and worn corners. Small scratches to the spine. Pen and pencil notations and underlining throughout. Foxing and toning to the textblock. Newspaper clipping and hand-written note laid in to the textblock. An incredibly rare association copy that helped influence and shape a prominent and controversial politician. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Panoramaansicht, von Deutz aus, "Panorama von Cöln".

      - Aquatinta v. Martens n. Dielmann, 1837, 14 x 68

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        Archive of Ribbons for Action and Decorum and Pertaining to Colonial Campaigns and Explorations

      British Empire, 1837-1919. Unusual collection of 146 ribbon bar swatches for service medals, awards, or special decorations, for decorum and chivalry, even one for Arctic Exploration, representing several nations from around the world, among them, England, Russia, Serbia, Australia, Africa, India and Burma. Each ribbon is identified with a manuscript caption, and neatly ensconced between two leafs with incised widows measured to a custom fit. The lot mounted mostly in alphabetical order. Qto. 4 pages. Large purpose made boards measuring approximately 31 x 36 cm. Quarter black cloth over brown paper boards, titled to front, the collector's signature "Bonell" to front pastedown. A delightfully reminiscent one-off volume. Spanning over eighty years, this collection of ribbon bar samples represents campaigns, expeditions and heroic service as far reaching as Serbia, Egypt and the Sudan, America, Australia, and the Arctic. The collection begins with several ribbons pertaining to colonial campaigns in Africa including Napier's Expedition to Abyssinia, the Second Anglo-Boer War, a Zulu revolt called the Bambatha Rebellion or the Natal Native Rebellion, and the Anglo-Ashanti Wars. Others represent Great Britain, New Zealand, Belgium, Italy, China, Japan, Turkey, Russia, Romania, Italy, Greece, Afghanistan, and more. Especially scarce are the four (4) ribbon samples from Roumanian awards and decorations, including the Croix de Virtute Militari, and the Medaille Barbatie si Credinta (1st Class). The Military Virtue Medal, a military decoration, first instituted in 1860 called Pro Virtute Militari, was established by Alexandru Ioan Cuza for the veterans of the Dealul Spirii battle (1848) between the revolutionaries and the Ottomans, but it was issued to the recipients later, in 1866, since Romania was still under Ottoman rule. The Barbatie si Credinta award (Manhood and Loyalty Medal) was awarded to non-commissioned officers and enlisted men for service to the Crown of Romania and for acts of bravery. Equally rare are ribbons for the Distinguished Flying Medal issued in 1918-1919 and the ribbon for the Distinguished Flying Cross Medal, both of which were created after formation of the Royal Air Force, each issued to a different rank of officers. To recognize and reward military service dating as far back as 1793 and up to 1814, one specific bar ribbon contained in this collection was used for the Military General Service Medal (MGSM). Approved on 1 June 1847 as a retrospective award, it was issued to officers and men of the British Army who participated in various military actions from 1793 to 1814, a period encompassing the French Revolutionary Wars, the Napoleonic Wars, and the Anglo-American War of 1812. A figurative chronicle of the colonial expansion of the British Empire, and the decisive battles that formed and re-formed the ever-growing nation, the following are some of ribbons which correspond to significant medals and awards of British interests: The Victoria Cross (VC) military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" to members of armed forces of some Commonwealth countries and previous British Empire territories, introduced in 1856 by Queen Victoria following the Crimean War. It is the highest decoration of the United Kingdom honour system. [Mauve ribbon] The Distinguished Flying Medal military decoration established on 3 June 1918 after the formation of the Royal Air Force, awarded to personnel of the RAF and of other forces, and formerly also to personnel of other Commonwealth countries, below commissioned rank, for "an act or acts of valour, courage or devotion to duty whilst flying in active operations against the enemy". Also present is the ribbon for the Distinguished Flying Cross which was awarded for the same acts, but to commissioned officers and Warrant Officers. Both of these ribbons were used only in 1918-1919, subsequently replaced with a diagonal design. Remembering Afghanistan, a most colourful ribbon represents the Punniar or Maharajpoor Star medal, also known as the Gwalior Star, a campaign award presented to the soldiers of the British Army, by the Honourable East India Company, who took part in the 1843 Gwalior Campaign, with battles at Maharajpore and Punniar. [multi-coloured pastel ribbon] The United Kingdom's Afghanistan Medal which was awarded in 1881 to all men in the British Army and local Indian units who took part in the campaigns against Afghanistan known as the Second Anglo-Afghan War (1878-1880). [Fuschia and green ribbon] The Crimea Medal, approved in 1854, for issue to officers and men of British units (land and naval) which fought in the Crimean War of 1854-1856 against Russia. [Pale blue and yellow ribbon] A red and blue striped ribbon bar on represents medals issued for service in the Second Anglo-Burmese War 1852-1853, and also for the India General Service Award issued in 1854. The Tibet Medal which was awarded in 1905 for services in Tibet during the Gyantse campaign, issued to members of the British Tibet Mission (Younghusband expedition to Tibet), and to accompanying troops who served at or beyond Siliguri from 13 December 1903 to 23 September 1904. [Green, ivory, and mauve striped ribbon] The Indian Order of Merit (IOM), established in 1837 by the East India Company as a military and civilian decoration of British India, and for some time being the highest decoration that a native member of the British Indian Army could receive. [Navy blue and red ribbon] The China War Medal first issued by the British Government in 1843 to members of the British Army and Royal Navy who took part in the First Anglo-Chinese War (1839-1842), re-issued for those who fought in the Second Opium War (1856-1860), and used again for the awards in 1901 presented to British and Imperial land and sea troops who fought during the Boxer Rebellion of 1900. [Red and yellow ribbon] The Abyssinian War Medal, awarded for service between 4 October 1867 and 19 April 1868 to those who participated in the punitive 1868 Expedition to Abyssinia, led by Lieutenant-General Sir Robert Napier. [Fuchsia and ivory ribbon] The Indian Distinguished Service Medal (IDSM), awarded by the British Empire to Indian citizens serving in the Indian armed forces and police. When it was instituted in 1907 it was the second highest award available to Indians, behind the Indian Order of Merit, until 1911 when eligibility for the Victoria Cross was extended to all Commonwealth subjects. [Navy blue and burgundy ribbon] The South Africa Medal (1853), here captioned "Cape of Kaffir," to medal having been instituted in 1854 for award to officers and men of the Royal Navy and British Army who served in the Cape of Good Hope during the Xhosa Wars between 1834 and 1853. [White ribbon with thin and heavy navy blue stripes] Egypt Medal (1882-1889) and Khedive's Star (1897), both pertaining to the 1882 Anglo-Egyptian War. [One solid blue ribbon; One striped blue and white ribbon, respectively] Khedive's Sudan Medal (1911), awarded by the Khedivate of Egypt for service during the Mahdist War in Sudan (captioned here as Egyptian Soudan). Established 12 February 1897, by Khedive Abbas Hilmi Pasha, this medal was initially to commemorate the re-conquest of the Dongola province in 1896, a new medal instituted by Khedive Abbas Hilmi Psaha on 12 June 1911 replaced the previous medal, to recognise the services of those who took part in military campaigns and pacification operations in the Sudan. [Black, green and burgundy striped ribbon] The United Kingdom's Volunteer Force Volunteer Long Service Medal, instituted in 1894 and superseded by the Territorial Force Efficiency Medal in 1908. [Green ribbon] The British War Medal, a campaign medal of the United Kingdom which was awarded to officers and men of British and Imperial forces for service in the First World War. [Orange center stripe flanked with white, black and blue] The Cape of Good Hope General Service Medal, which was awarded to members of the Cape Colonial Forces who took part in three campaigns in and around the Cape of Good Hope, in Basutoland in 1880-1881, in Transkei in 1880-1881 and in Bechuanaland in 1896-1897. [Navy blue and orange ribbon] The British South Africa Company Medal, sanctioned by Queen Victoria in 1896, the medal to be issued by the company to troops who had been engaged in the First Matabele War. In 1897, the Queen sanctioned another medal for those engaged in the two campaigns of the Second Matabele War: Rhodesia (1896) and Mashonaland (1897). [Gold and blue stripes] A mauve and green striped ribbon captioned 'Canada' is evidently quite a scarce sample and requires further research to identify the medal with which it was associated. The United States of America Army Distinguished Service Medal, designed by Captain Aymar Embury, the medal was confirmed by an Act of Congress dated July 9, 1918. It was awarded to persons who distinguished themselves by "exceptionally meritorious service to the government in a duty of great responsibility" after April 6, 1917, in a combat or noncombat role. The first awards of this medal for service in World War I were to the commanders of the Allied armies. At the direction of the President of the United States, the medal was conferred upon Marshals Foch and Joffre and General Petain of France, Field Marshal Haig of Great Britain, General Diaz of Italy, and General Gillian of Belgium. [Red, white and blue ribbon, white being most prominent at the center] A number of ribbons herein correspond with awards that were issued by other countries to their gallant servicemen and most noble civilians. Some examples include: The Delhi Durbar Commemorative Medals, issued only in 1903 and 1911, this sample being a ribbon swatch for the first issue. The Delhi Durbar, meaning "Court of Delhi", was a mass assembly at Coronation Park in Delhi, to mark the succession of an Emperor or Empress of India. Also known as the Imperial Durbar, it was held three times, in 1877, 1903, and 1911, at the height of the British Empire. [This is a rare one-issue only ribbon swatch, sage in colour with three blue stripes] Six (6) Belgian awards including the highest national honorary order of knighthood, the Order of Leopold, named in honour of King Leopold I, a decoration which was established in 1832 and is awarded for extreme bravery in combat or for meritorious service of immense benefit to the Belgian nation. Four (4) Russian distinctions, including the Order of Saint George, the highest purely military decoration of the Russian Federation, originally established November 26, 1769 by Empress Catherine the Great. [Orange and black ribbon] Other samples are for the Order of Saint Anna, the Order of Saint Stanislaus awarded by the head of the House of Romanov, and the order of Saint Vladimir established by Catherine the Great. Japan's Order of the Sacred Treasure, which was established in 1888 by Emperor Meiji as the Order of Meiji, awarded for distinguished achievements. [White ribbon with gold stripes] The Kingdom of Serbia is represented with six (6) ribbons, including the Order of St. Sava, a decoration established by Milan I on 23 January 1883 to recognize civilians for meritorious achievements to the church, arts and sciences, the royal house and to the state. Also here is a ribbon which accompanied the medal for the Order of the White Eagle instituted on 23 January 1883 and conferred on both Serbian and Yugoslav citizens for achievements in peace or war, or for special merits to the Crown, the state and nation. Ribbons associated with Turkish Medals include the Order of the Medjidie - a military and knightly order of the Ottoman Empire instituted in 1851 by Sultan Abdülmecid I, and the Order of Osmanieh which was created in 1862 by Sultan Abdülaziz and became the second highest order in the Empire and generally reserved for men. Perhaps of special interest for the sake of recognising achievements and events outside of warfare, we find ribbons that held medals such as these: The Arctic Medal which hung from a white ribbon and was first instituted in 1857, has since been renamed the Polar Medal in 1904. The Admiralty issued the medal in 1857 for several expeditions, including the expedition to discover the fate of Sir John Franklin and his crew who were lost while looking for the Northwest Passage in 1847. The second presentation of the Arctic Medal was to the crews of three ships exploring the Arctic in 1875-1876. In 1904, the Polar Medal was inaugurated for members of Captain Scott's first expedition to Antarctica. It was also awarded to the crews of both rescue ships, the Terra Nova and the Morning. Subsequent medals were also awarded to members of Ernest Shackleton's expeditions in 1907-1909 and 1914-1917. [White ribbon] The Royal Humane Society Bronze Medal, introduced in 1837 and presented to anyone who had put their own lives at great risk to save or attempt to save another. The Society was founded in London in 1774 by two physicians, William Hawes (1736-1808) and Thomas Cogan (1736-1818). Both men were concerned at the number of people wrongly taken for dead and sometimes buried alive. They wanted to promote the new but controversial medical technique of resuscitation, and thus offered money to anyone rescuing someone from the brink of death. As a result of dishonest men acting out the scenario to claim and share the prize, monetary awards were quickly replaced with medals. [Navy blue ribbon] The Meritorious Service Medal (GV), first issued in 1902 in recognition of lengthy military service or a specific act of merit, and from 1916 onward, also awarded for "acts of gallantry or meritorious conduct when not in the fact of the enemy". [Fuchsia and white striped ribbon] The Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Medal instituted in 1897 by Royal Warrant as a British decoration, awarded to members of the Royal Family and the court, guests at the jubilee celebrations, and the soldiers and sailors that paraded that day in London. [Royal blue and white striped ribbon] Police medals for the Coronation of King Edward VII (1902); and the Coronations of King George V and Queen Mary (1911) [Red with blue stripes, each a unique design]. Three (3) unique samples pertaining to Queen Alexandra's Nursing Medal, issued by Queen Alexandra of Denmark who wanted each of her nurses to have a special badge and ribbon that would identify them as her QA nurses. Though the QA's were formed in 1902 (as the QAIMNS) it was not until 1905 that a ribbon and medal badge were finally decided. Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps, commonly known as the QA, is the nursing branch of the British Army and part of the Army Medical Services. The Kaisar-i-Hind Medal for Public Service in India, instituted by Queen Victoria on 10 April 1900, but no longer issued after 1947, was awarded to any person, male or female for distinguished important and useful service in the advancement of the public interest in India. [Bright blue ribbon] An early sample ribbon for the King's Medal for Champion Shots (now called the Naval Good Shooting Medal), a naval gunnery medal that was instituted in 1902 by King Edward VII. [The original bright red ribbon flanked with red and black stripes] And finally, a few examples representing Britain's prestigious orders of chivalry and honourable acts of gallantry: The Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem, awarded on a black ribbon pendant, for the royal order of chivalry chartered by Queen Victoria in 1888. [Black ribbon] An ordinary member of the Royal Victorian Order, a dynastic order of knighthood recognising distinguished personal service to the monarch of the Commonwealth realms, established in 1896 by Queen Victoria. [Royal blue ribbon with red and ivory stripes to each side] Both civil and military appointments of the chivalric order Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE), established in 1917 by King George V, and rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations and public service outside the Civil Service. [Mauve ribbon; mauve with red pin-stripe, respectively]

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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 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Lucia di Lammermoor Dramma Tragico di Salvatore Cammarano... del medesimo dedicata a S.E. Il Signor Marchese Del Carretto... Proprietà degli Editori Deposta all' I.R. Bibla. Fr. 30._. Fl. 11.30. cm. [Piano-vocal score]

      Milano: Gio. Ricordi [PN 10076-79; 10081-94], 1837. First Edition, second issue of the complete work. Very rare. Fuld p. 493 (where the first issue is distinguished by separate pagination). In three acts to a libretto by Cammarano after Walter Scott's novel The Bride of Lammermoor, Lucia di Lammermoor was first performed at the Teatro San Carlo in Naples on September 26, 1835. "Both historically and artistically, Lucia deserves its reputation. When it was new it was regarded as the apogee of high Romantic sensibility... Although all the principal roles are vocally challenging, their music is uniformly grateful... Cammarano's libretto moved him deeply and, inspired by his recent first exposure to Paris, Donizetti produced what is certainly his masterpiece." William Ashbrook in Grove Music Online.. Oblong folio. Newly bound in half dark red morocco with marbled boards, titling gilt to spine. 1f. (r. title, v. blank), 1f. (r. index of 19 separate numbers, v. named cast list), 5-185, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. The 19 numbers each with separate title page and plate number (8988/89, 8993, 8995, 8996). Imprint includes addresses of Ricordi in Firenze and Napoli. Cast includes Cosselli as Lord Asthon, Tacchinardi as Lucia, Duprez as Ravenswood, Giacchini as Bucklaw, Porto as Bidebent, Zappucci as Alisa, and Rossi as Normanno. Slightly worn and thumbed; minor staining to first and last leaves. A very good copy overall. With early signature of Ernst [?]Raab to title.

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        CORSO DI GEOGRAFIA UNIVERSALE. Sviluppato in cento lezioni e diviso in tre grandi parti / ATLANTE DI GEOGRAFIA UNIVERSALE. Per servire al Corso di Geografia Universale. 1837-1843.

      per V.Batelli e Compagni, 1837. Opera completa in sei volumi di testo + un Atlante. Cm.25,2x17,8. Pg.XII,344; 712; 404; 588; 432; 508. I sei volumi di testo presentano legature coeve in mz.pelle con titoli e fregi in oro ai dorsi e piatti marmorizzati. Il testo si suddivide in tre parti: la prima parte tratta del rapporto tra la Terra e l'Universo e della Cosmografia, la seconda tratta della Geografia fisica e la terza della Storia dell'Umanità. Anche l'Atlante, in formato cm.43,5x28, è legato in mz.pelle, con spellature alla marmorizzatura dei piatti. Esso è "preceduto da un vocabolario de' nomi tecnici della geografia, corredato di specchi statistici delle divisioni politiche della terra, ed arricchito d'illustrazioni e di una bilancia politica del globo" e contiene 65 carte a piena pagina oppure doppie, triple o quadruple, quasi tutte acquarellate a mano. La prima parte, "Cosmografia", consta di 14 carte; la seconda, "Geografia fisica", contiene 15 carte ed è così suddivisa: "Disegni del globo o mappamondi, in proiezioni diverse", "Tratti diversi della superficie dei continenti e la comparata altezza dei monti e la lunghezza delle correnti dei fiumi", "Ordine e stato dei terreni e delle roccie componenti la corteccia del globo", "Ipotetico stato del globo nelle sue diverse età e geografia dei vulcani accesi ed estinti", "Rosa dei venti". Segue la "Storia della geografia dai tempi biblici ed omerici infino alla scoperta del Nuovo Continente", con nove carte suddivise in: "Sistemi geografici di Eratostene, Strabone, Tolomeo, Pomponio", "Terra secondo gli Arabi, cognizioni geografiche dei Cristiani circa il 1300, itinerari delle Crociate". La quarta parte comprende "Geografia Statistica: Bilancia politica del globo e saggio di statistica di alcuni reami d'Europa", con 30 carte geografiche con bandiere dei vari paesi colorate a mano. La tavola della Rosa dei venti" è realizzata manualmente. Gli Atlanti del Batelli presentano spesso difficoltà di collazione, ma un provvidenziale "Indice dell'Atlante ed Avvertimento per il rilegatore del medesimo" in fine al volume ne attesta la reale collocazione. Si tratta probabilmente dell'opera più compiuta di Francesco Costantino Marmocchi (Poggibonsi, 1805-1858), rinomato geografo e cartografo. Di simpatie mazziniane, partecipò ai moti del 1831, quando venne incarcerato. Nel 1848 divenne Deputato nel Parlamento toscano, per poi ricoprire la carica di Segretario agli Interni sotto Guerrazzi. Viaggiò a lungo assieme al Gregorovius in Corsica, ove compì molti studi geografici. Codice libreria 105675.

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        An Essay on the Nature, the End, and the Means of Imitation in the Fine Arts

      London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1837. Translated from the French by J. C. Kent. London 1837. 468 pages.Quarter-cloth. Includes a letter by the translator who presented this book to his uncle.. 1st English Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Wanderings and Excursions in South Wales:

      London: Tilt and Bogue; Simpson and Co.; and Orr and Co.; Wrightson and Webb, Birmingham; Webb, Liverpool; Simms and Dinham, Manchester,, [1837?]. With the scenery of the River Wye. With fifty engravings, from drawings by Harding, Fielding, Cox, Creswick, and Cattermole, and an accurate map. [Uniform with:] ? Wanderings and Excursions in North Wales. With fifty engravings, from drawings by Cattermole, Cox, and Creswick, and an accurate map. Together 2 works in 2 volumes, octavo (213 x 132 mm). Uniformly bound in near-contemporary red hard-grain morocco by Hayday with the gilt arms of the Prince of Wales centrally on the covers, with the three feathers and Welsh harp devices alternately in corners and in spine compartments, yellow endpapers, silk bookmarks, gilt edges. Together 100 engraved plates and 2 large folding maps coloured in outline (the map of North Wales with small cloth tape repair on verso). A touch of rubbing at extremities, but a fine set. A fine pair of bindings by London's leading binder of the 1840s and 1850s, with appropriately Welsh heraldic devices, perhaps done in celebration of the birth of Edward, the eldest son of Queen Victoria, in 1841. As Prince of Wales from 8 December 1841 to 22 January 1901, the future Edward VII held the record for longest-serving heir apparent until overtaken by the current holder of the title. The front pastedowns have the library shelf labels of Thos. D. Murphy. This appears to be the Iowan art publisher and author Thomas D. Murphy (1866?1928), whose company had a branch office in London. He travelled to England frequently and wrote a number of travel books, including British Highways and Byways (1908) and In Unfamiliar England (1910). Most institutional listings of these undated Birmingham-printed editions give the suggested date 1837. A note at the end of each volume states that the two volumes were issued uniform with each other, and that they are "new and improved" editions.

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        Nouveau recueil de menuiserie et de décorations intérieures et extérieures.

      Paris, Bance Ainé, 1837.Folio. Contemporary half cloth. With engraved title-vignette and 72 engraved plates. 'Intérieurs d'appartements, salles de bals et de concerts, foyers de théatres, intérieurs et extérieurs de boutiques, cafés, restaurants, bazars, galeries marchandes, etc., etc.; décorations de fêtes et cérémonie civiles et religieuses, etc. etc. Contenant en outre un choix de grosse menuiserie et de charpenterie légère combinées avec le fer, et divers objects introduits depuis peu dans les jardins et autres rendez-vous publics, tels que urinoirs, guérites ornées, tentes pour la lecture, etc. etc.' - Fine.

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        First Impressions and Studies from Nature in Hindostan;: embracing an Outline of the Voyage to Calcutta, and Five Years Residence in Bengal and the Doab, from MDCCCXXXI to MDCCCXXXVI.

      London: Wm. H Allen & Co. 1837 - A very good set bound in contemporary calf. Light staining to edge of a few plates. First edition Two volumes, pp.xix, 406; xiv, 436, 26 plates, map.

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        Diritto naturale privato e pubblico. Voll. I e II - Diritto naturale privato Voll. III e IV - Diritto naturale pubblico interno Voll. V e VI - Diritto naturale pubblico esterno.

      Giuseppe Ferraboli, 1837. in-8 6 voll in 3 tomi Raro.

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        Les voleurs, physiologie de leurs moeurs et de leur langage. Ouvrage qui dévoile les ruses de tous les fripons, et destiné à devenir le Vade mecum de tous les honnêtes gens

      Second edition. Binders half sheepskin midnight blue, back with four nerves decorated with gilded finials, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, binders at the time. illustrated book, frontispiece of the first volume of a portrait of Eugène François Vidocq by Eugène Deveria. Scattered spots. Rare. Chez l'auteur Paris 1837 13x21,5cm 2 volumes reliés

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        Part of the Cathedral - Burgos.

      Hodgson & Graves. London. [ 1837]. - Tinted lithograph with handcolor, mounted on thick card as issued, image 16 x 11 inches on sheet size 22 x 17 3/4 inches. Overall light soiling to support card, a few faint foxing spots in image, image overall bright and clean. A view which seems to be straight out of the imagination of the Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi, this 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 T. Boys. Abbey (#152) notes that Roberts in fact worked on every stone, and that the views had an enormous sale, going through many printings. In this view, signed in the stone by Roberts, the ethereal Gothic Cathedral rises behind a colorful example of the local architecture on a street bustling with activity. An exceptional composition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Trattato delle cose naturali e dei loro ordini conservatori. Contenente i principj e le generiche dottrine d'ogni scienza naturale con illustrazione de' naturali oggetti pi necessari a conoscersi. Inteso al perfezionamento morale dell'uomo e a porgere circa le cose suddette la coltura conveniente all'attuale civilt?.

      Pavia, Tipografia Bizzoni, 1837, quattro volumi in-8vo brossure editoriali con cornici xilografiche alle copertine, pp. (4)-288 + 283 + 350-(2) + 310-(2) con una grande tabella ripiegata "Quadro degli elementi del sistema solare, sole pianeti primari, comete" e quattro tavole incise, tutte ripiegate in fine a ciascun volume. Cfr.: Rivista Viennese: collezione mensile 1838, Volume 1, Parte 3, pag. 290.

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        Büffon's sämmtliche Werke. Nebst den Supplementen, nach der Klassifikation des G. Cuvier.

      Düsseldorf Stahl - 40 1837 - 9 Bände. 22 x 13 cm. Halbleder der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung. 3 Bände am Rücken etwas schadhaft. Komplette Folge der Düsseldorfer Ausgabe - Enthält; Allgemeine Gegenstände (I-IV), Vierfüßer (V und VI), und Vögel (VII-IX). Die schönen altkolorierten Stahlstiche in leuchtendem Kolorit und mit Eiweiß gehöht. Manchmal etwas gebräunt, insgesamt aber in sehr guten Zustand. Der dritte Band Papierbedingt bis Seite 592 stark gebräunt (nur Text). Mit insgesamt 341 Tafeln mit je einer Doppeldarstellung und 4 gefalteten Stahlstichkarten und 8 lithographischen Tafeln. -- Nissen 715. 1.100 gr. Halbleder der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres complètes de P.-J. de Béranger (3 volumes)

      H. Fournier Ainé Editeur 1837 - Trois volumes in-8 (15 x 22,3 cm), reliure romantique d'époque, demi-chagrin à coins, dos ornés de dorures, tranches dorées, gardes couleur, LXXXI-375, 399 et 400 pages, édition illustrée par Grandville et Raffet, complet du fac simile, des 121 gravures de Grandville, du portrait en frontispice, ont été ajoutées à cet exemplaire 44 planches hors texte coloriées par Monnier et 2 frontispices, également de Monnier (probablement les lithographies coloriées au pinceau de l'édition de 1828 chez Baudoin frères) ; quelques infimes marques de frottement, intérieur très frais, très bel état. Raffet,Grandville

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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.

      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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        L'Ecole Pèlegrin (1837 - 1912). Monographie de l'Ecole Communale Primaire Supérieure de Garçons.

      1837. IMPRIMERIE G. DELMAS. 1913. In-8.Carré. Broché. Bon état. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos satisfaisant. Non coupé. 320 pages + 5 planches dépliantes illustrés de plans noirs et blancs, en fin d'ouvrage. Ville de Bordeaux. INTROUVABLE

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        Pickwick Papers. FIRST EDITION, Weller title.

      Chapman & Hall. 1837 Front. & engr. title a little spotted, plates by Seymour, Phiz & Buss (& Onwhyn) with occasional spotting. Contemp. half green morocco, green cloth sides, gilt spine; sl. rubbed. A good-plus copy.An early issue without imprints on plates, and with the two Buss illustrations. Also bound in, 32 extra plates by Onwhyn, published by E. Grattan the same year.

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        Bentley's Miscellany. Vols. I-IX. 1837-1841.

      Richard Bentley. 1837-41 Front. & plates after Cruikshank, Phiz & Joshua Reynolds. Contemp. half calf, spines gilt in compartments, black leather labels, marbled boards; hinges & corners a little rubbed. Signature of Kathleen Tillotson.The first five volumes of Bentley's Miscellany

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      [N.p., 1837. Broadside on silk, 29 1/4 x 18 inches. Printed in two columns. Minor soiling and wear. Near fine. A handsome broadside printing of Andrew Jackson's farewell address, printed within a decorative border on peach silk and headed with a portrait of President Jackson, topped be the eagle of the United States. Printing on silk was a popular practice in the early decades of the 19th century, and several variations exist of Jackson's speech - though none is quite so visually striking as this. In his farewell address Jackson urges, above all, the preservation of the Union.

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