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        Sefer Bereshit min Chamisha Chumshai Torah im Haftorot kol hashana k'minchag kol kehillot hakodesh etc [Hebrew Pentateuch]

      Livorno: Shlomo Vilforti (Salomone Belforte), 1838. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. The five volumes of the Pentateuch in contemporary full leather bindings, modest wear at the edges, light fading, endpapers stained at edges, scattered minor foxing and browning, a few dog ears and temoins; an attractive and sound set. An early Pentateuch printed by S. Belforte (founded 1834), a printing house t Size: duodecimo (12mo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Religion & Theology; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 046066.

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        Neueste Dampfschiffahrt von Wien nach Trapezunt oder die grosse Donaustrasse zu einem der reichen Ursitze des asiatischen Welthandels.

      Wien, Gerold, 1838 - 1 Bl., 125 S. Mit einer mehrf. gefalt. grenzkol. gestochenen Karte (sektioniert und auf Leinwand aufgezogen). ÖBL XIII, 163. - Anton Steinbüchel von Rheinwall (1790-1883) war Direktor des Wiener Münz- und Antikenkabinetts. - Mit einer "Übersichts Karte der russischen Provinzen nördlich und südlich vom Kaukasus" (45 x 49 cm). - Sehr schönes Exemplar, nur zwei kleine Untersteichungen. - Die angegebenen Versandkosten gelten für Bücher bis 1000 Gramm. Bücher über 1000 Gramm kosten nach Deutschland EUR 5,30, nach EU-Ausland EUR 14.-, für andere Länder bitte nachfragen. - Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 8°, blindgepr. Leinwand der Zeit mit eingebundenem OUmschlag und RTitel.

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        A COMPLETE COLLECTION OF SØREN KIERKEGAARD'S WORKS - ALL FIRST EDITIONS. A beautiful and highly decorative set almost completely in contemporary and original state - and including a presentation-copy. Without doubt the most magnificent Kierkegaard-set that we have ever collected. Here, we have collected all of his works in first editions - which is not too easy a task (apart from two of the works, which were printed in ab. 250 and 100 copies respectively, the rest were printed in ab. 525 copies each) - and attempted to make the very best set that one could ever hope for. Søren Kierkegaard, the legendary founder of existentialism, who "is now generally considered to be, however eccentric, one of the most important Christian philosophers" (PMM), left nothing to coincidence in any of his writings, and they are all, in their many different ways, important to the understanding of this great thinker.

      København, 1838-59. Among the highlights of this spectacular collection, we can mention briefly: FROM THE PAPERS OF ONE STILL LIVING - his first published work, namely the work in which he sharply criticizes Hans Christian Andersen and ridicules the genre of fairy tales in general - in an unusually large copy, completely uncut, and in a very elegant paper binding in Kierkegaard's own preferred style. (nr. 1)ON THE CONCEPT OF IRONY - his thesis (about Socrates), being his second published work - here with the "Theses", which are often lacking, and which means that it's one of the fewer copies that was intended for colleagues at the university, not regular trade. The first page of the Theses has the day "XXIX" of September written in hand. (nr. 2)EITHER-OR (PMM 315) - his main work, one of the most important works of philosophy of modern times, which seminally influenced later as well as contemporary philosophy - in a stunning copy, one of the loveliest we have ever seen. (nr. 3)THE CONCEPT OF DREAD - which formed the basis for existential psychology, and in which Kierkegaard heavily attacks the philosophy of Hegel - in a beautiful pastiche-binding of the highest quality. The book is said to have appeared in merely 250 copies, which has not actually been verified, but it is a fact that it was issued in a significantly smaller number than the other works, apart from "Sexten opbyggelige Taler", which is the rarest of all of his books. (nr. 7)SEXTEN OPBYGGELIGE TALER - is of the utmost scarcity and is extremely difficult to come by. To our knowledge, it has never before been included in any collection of Kierkegaard works in first editions that has been for sale. The book consists of the popular Two, Three and Four Upbuilding Discourses. The unsold copies of these "Opbyggelige Taler" ("Upbuilding Discourses") were initially collected under the title "Atten opbyggelige Taler" (Eighteen Upbuilding Discourses) and published with a collected title-page; when "To opbyggelige Taler" ("Two Upbuilding Discourses") from 1843 was sold out, the remaining sixteen upbuilding discourses were published with the title-page "Sexten opbyggelige Taler", - hence the number of copies of this rare title is said to be well under 100 ! and is thus by far the rarest of all of Kierkegaard's books. (nr. 11a)CONCLUDING UNSCIENTIFIC POSTSCRIPT TO THE PHILOSOPHICAL FRAGMENTS - which, besides being one of the most philosophically important of Kierkegaard's publications, also reveals one of the most important "secrets" of this philosophical giant: The authorship of not only his main work and the main work of existentialism, "Either-Or", but also of all of his pseudonymous works - in a splendid copy in most excellent condition. (nr. 12)TRAINING IN CHRISTIANITY - which constitutes one of the most Kierkegaardian of all of his works. It is here that he treats his central problematic: How to become a Christian in Christendom. The work also constitutes a fierce attack on the Danish church and was extremely controversial - here in a magnificent presentation-copy, bound in Kierkegaard's signature gift binding, with an original handwritten presentation-inscription on the front free end-paper, reading: "Til/ højærværdige Hr./ Pastor Dr. Rudelbach/ Venskabeligt/fra/ Udgiveren." [For the honourable/Mr. Vicar Doctor Rudelbach/ With friendship/ from/ the publisher (because he mentions himself as the publisher, and not the author on the title-page, he also signs his presentation as the publisher, -the real author according to Kierkegaard is Anti-Climacus)]. (nr. 21)Andreas Gottlob Rudelbach (1792-1862) was a well known Danish theologian and writer. He studied theology, received his master's degree in 1820 and his doctor's degree in 1822 because of his dissertation on Greek and Christian ethics. He was an orthodox Lutheran theologian and thus naturally critisized the prevailing rationalism of the time. For a while, he sympathized with the views of Grundtvig, with whom he issued the "Thoelogical Monthly" (1825-28). Due to his views, he was not given a position at the University of Copenhagen, and in 1829 he was summoned to Sachsen in Germany as the Superintendent there. Here, he continued his attacks on the rationalists and he fought against the union of the Lutherans and the Reformists. In 1845, tired of fighting for his cause and breaking definitively with Grundtvig, he returned to Denmark, where in 1848 he became the parish priest of Slagelse. Rudelbach played a great role in the development of Christianity in Denmark in the Golden Age, and for Kierkegaard he was an important figure personally as well as officially. Rudelbach was a frequent guest in the Kierkegaard home on Nytorv (in the centre of Copenhagen, where Kierkegaard lived for many years) and he frequently discussed with him. He also officially considered and commented on the Christian views and opinions of Rudelbach, and does this especially around the time of his "Training in Christianity". Before 1845 and his relocation to Denmark, Rudelbach had opposed Grundtvig in propounding reformation of the church; Kierkegaard is against this reformation which suggests political means of reformation, and Kierkegaard instead insists that the church needs to be dismantled and be rebuilt anew on spiritual terms. He writes an article about this roughly at the same time that he is working on his "Training in Christianity", and there is no doubt that much of his thought is prompted by Rudelbach. In a famous quotation from his diaries from the same year that "Training in Christianity" appears, Kierkegaard states "Dr. Rudelbach and I. We will never understand each other. Although the two frequently discussed Christianity and Grundtvig's ideas of Christianity, there were many things that they did not agree upon. For instance, around the appearance of "Training in Christianity", Rudelbach openly accuses Kierkegaard for distinguishing between the true church and the Christianity of the State, wherto Kierkegaard openly answered that although he was a "hater of the habitual Christianity", he did not wish for reform on the outside, only on the inside. There are few contemporaries as important for Kierkegaard's ideas on Christianity and more specifically for his important work "Training in Christianity" as Dr. Rudelbach, and the present copy is thus one of the most interesting presentation-copies that one could wish for of the present work. In all, five intact presentation-copies, incuding the present one, are known from Kierkegaard to Rudelbach, and apart from those we know of a few presentation-leaves that are torn out of the works in which they belonged. ... and we could mention many more that have had a profound influence upon the development of philosophy and thought of the 19th and 20th centuries.. 1) Af en endnu Levendes Papirer. Udgivet mod hans Villie. Kjøbenhavn, 1838.Contemporary brown half calf with gilt lines to spine. A bit of wear to extremities, but nice and tight and internally exceptionally nice, clean, and fresh. Himmelstrup 6.2) Om Begrebet Ironi med stadigt Hensyn til Socrates. Kjøbenhavn, 1841. Nice contemporary brown half calf with gilt spine. A bit of wear to hinges. A very nice and clean copy. Bound with the "Theses", which are not always present. Himmelstrup 8.3) Enten-Eller. Et Livs=Fragment. Udgivet af Victor Eremita. 2 Dele. Første Deel indeholdende A.'s Papirer. Anden Deel, indeholdende B.'s Papirer, Breve til A. Kjøbenhavn, 1843. Two beautiful, contemporary, uniform half calf bindings with richly gilt spines. Hinges of volume one very neatly restored - restoration barely visible. A bit of light brownspotting due to the paper quality (less than usual). An unusually beautiful copy, with the often lacking half-titles.Himmelstrup 20. 4) Frygt og Bæven. Dialektisk Lyrik af Johannes de silentio. Kjøbenhavn, 1843. Very elegant contemporary brown full cloth with richly gilt spine. In near mint condition. Light browning due to the paper quality. Himmelstrup 48.5) Gjentagelsen. Et Forsøg i den experimenterende Psychologi af Constantin Constantius. Kjøbenhavn, 1843. Very nice contemporary, elegant brown half calf with richly gilt spine. Spine a bit worn. Light brownspotting, as usual. Himmelstrup 53. 6) Philosophiske Smuler eller en Smule Philosophi. Af Johannes Climacus. Kjøbenhavn, 1844.Very elegant contemporary brown full cloth with richly gilt spine. In near mint condition. Light browning due to the paper quality. Himmelstrup 62. 7) Begrebet Angest. En simpel psychologisk = paapegende Overveielse i Retning af det dogmatiske Problem om Arvesynden af Vigilius Haufniensis. Kjøbenhavn, 1844.Magnificent pastiche binding in green morocco with richly gilt spine. A beautiful copy with only very light brownspotting. Himmelstrup 68.8) Forord. Morskabslæsning for enkelte Stænder efter Tid og Leilighed af Nicolaus Notabene. Kjøbenhavn, 1844. Original blue paper binding ("Hollanderet") with the original printed title-label on the spine preserved. Uncut and in extremely fine original condition. Internally Light brownspotting, due to the paper quality. Himmelstrup 70.9) Tre Taler ved tænkte Lejligheder. Kjøbenhavn, 1845.Very nice later black half calf in the style of Kierkegaard, with double gilt lines and gilt lettering to spine. A marginal damp stain, far from effecting text, and some brownspotting, due to the paper quality. Himmelstrup 76.10) Stadier paa Livets Vei. Studier af Forskjellige. Sammenbragte, befordrede til Trykken og udgivne af Hilarius Bogbinder. Kjøbenhavn, 1845. Beautiful contemporary black half calf with richly gilt spine. A bit of wear to spines. Old owner's name to title-page. Only very light brownspotting. Himmelstrup 78. 11) Atten opbyggelige Taler. Kjøbenhavn, 1843 - 45. Contemporary half calf with richly gilt spine. A bit of fading to the gilding. Hinges and spine ends professionally repaired. With all separate title-pages as well as the joint one. A few minor brownspots otherwise exceptionally clean inside.Consists of: a) To opb. Taler, 1843. b) Tre opb. Taler, 1843. c) Fire opb. Taler, 1843. d) To opb. Taler, 1844. e) Tre opb. Taler, 1844. f) Fire opb. Taler, 1844. Himmelstrup 85.11a) Sexten opbyggelige Taler. Kjøbenhavn, 1843 - 45.Fine contemporary black full cloth binding with gilt spine. A small tear at top of spine, otherwise very nice, clean and fresh - also internally, with only very minor brownspotting. With all the separate half titles as well as the joint one. Consists of: a) Tre opb. Taler, 1843. b) Fire opb. Taler, 1843. c) To opb. Taler, 1844. d) Tre opb. Taler, 1844. e) Fire opb. Taler, 1844. 12) Afsluttende uvidenskabelig Efterskrift til de philosophiske Smuler. Mimisk=pathetisk=dialektisk Sammenskrift, Existentielt Indlæg af Johannes Climacus. Kjøbenhavn, 1846. Beautiful contemporary brown half calf with richly gilt spine. Minimal brownspotting. A splendid copy. Himmelstrup 90. 13) En literair Anmeldelse. To Tidsaldre, Novelle af Forfatteren til "en Hverdagshistorie," udgiven af J.L. Heiberg. Kbhv. Reitzel. 1845, Anmeldt af S. Kierkegaard. Kjøbenhavn, 1846. Nice contemporary brown half calf with gilt spine. Spine a bit worn, especially upper capital, but fine and tight. Internally some brownspotting and old owner's name and acquisition note (1847) on title-page. Himmelstrup 100. 14) Opbyggelige Taler i forskjellig Aand. K., 1847. Beautiful contemporary full black morocco with richly gilt spine. Almost no brownspotting. A lovely copy. With all the separate half titles as well as the joint one. Consists of: a) En Leiligheds=Tale. b) Hvad man lærer af Lilierne paa Marken og Himmelens Fugle. Tre Taler. c) Lidelsernes Evangelium. Christelige Taler. Himmelstrup 101.15) Kjerlighedens Gjerninger. Nogle Christelige Overveielser i Talers Form. Første - Anden Følge (all). Kjøbenhavn, 1847. Nice contemporary brown half calf with elegant line-gilding to spine. Leather with signs of wear. Some brownspotting.Himmelstrup 105.16) Christelige Taler. K., 1848. Beautiful contemporary full black morocco with richly gilt spine. A small chip to upper capital. A bit of light brownspotting. A lovely copy. With all the separate half titles as well as the joint one. Consists of: a) Hedningenes Bekymringer. b) Stemninger i Lidelsers Strid. c) Tanker, som saare bagfra - til Opbyggelse. d) Taler ved Altergangen om Fredagen. Christelige Taler.Himmelstrup 110.17) Lilien paa Marken og Fuglen under Himlen. Tre Gudelige Taler. Kjøbenhavn, 1849. Very nice contemporary black half calf with elegant geometrical gilding to spine and gilt lines to boards. Binding with a bit of wear. Internally very nice and clean. Himmelstrup: 113Bound with 20): Ypperstepræsten, Tolderen og Synderinden18) Tvende ethisk-religieuse Smaa-Afhandlinger af H.H. Kjøbenhavn, 1849. Near contemporary brown half calf with gilt lettering to spine. A bit of brownspotting, but a fine copy. Himmelstrup 116.19) Sygdommen til Døden. En Christelig psychologisk Udvikling til Opbyggelse og Opvækkelse af Anti-Climacus. Kjøbenhavn, 1849.Very nice later red half calf with elegant line-gilding and gilt lettering to spine. Internally completely clean. With the often lacking half-title.Himmelstrup 119.20) "Ypperstepræsten", "Tolderen", "Synderinden", tre Taler ved Altergangen om Fredagen. Kjøbenhavn, 1849.See: 17) - withboundHimmelstrup: 12021) Indøvelse i Christendom. Af Anti-Climacus. Nr. I. II. III. Kjøbenhavn, 1850. PRESENTATION-COPY in Kierkegaard's typical full paper gift-binding of black glitted paper with single gilt lines and gilt title to spine, all edges gilt. Capitals and front hinge, outer and inner, neatly restored. A bit of overall wear. Damp-staining to front pasted-down end-paper, also affecting free end-paper with inscription, but here much lighter. Back end-papers also with some damp-staining. Otherwise internally very nice and clean. On vellum-paper.Himmelstrup 121. 22) En opbyggelig Tale. Kjøbenhavn, 1850. Uncut in the original printed wrappers. Back wrapper loose, but fully intact. A splendid copy in completely original condition, which is rare. Himmelstrup 128. 23) To Taler ved Altergangen om Fredagen. Kjøbenhavn, 1851. Uncut in the original printed wrappers (scarce). Back wrapper loose, but fully intact. A marginal damp stain, far from affecting text. Himmelstrup 130.24) Om min Forfatter-Virksomhed. Kjøbenhavn, 1851.Very nice later black full cloth with gilt red leather title-label to front board. Bound with the rare original printed wrappers. A bit of brownspotting. A very nice copy. Himmelstrup 132.25) Til Selvprøvelse. Samtiden anbefalet. Kjøbenhavn, 1851.Contemporary brown half calf with some wear to spine. Lovely moiré-patterned paper over boards. Internally exceptionally nice and clean. Himmelstrup 136. Bound with extra copies of the first printings of: 22), 23), 24), all very fine and clean.26) Guds Uforanderlighed. En Tale. Kjøbenhavn, 1855.Very nice contemporary brown half calf with richly gilt spine. Spine with a bit of wear, but a lovely copy. Internally very nice, clean, and fresh. Himmelstrup: 177Bound with: 27), 28), and 29):27) Øieblikket. Nr. 1-9. Kjøbenhavn, 1855. All 9 numbers in first editions, contemporarily bound together, which is rare. Himmelstrup 180. 28) Dette skal siges; saa være det da sagt. Kjøbenhavn, 1855. Himmelstrup: 19929) Hvad Christus dømmer om officiel Christendom. Kjøbenhavn, 1855.Himmestrup: 200. 30) Bladartikler, med Bilag samlede efter Forfatterens Død, udgivne som Supplement til hans øvrige Skrifter af R. Nielsen. Kjøbenhavn, 1857.Nice contemporary green half cloth with gilt lines and gilt lettering to spine. A fine copy. Himmelstrup: 272.31) En Bladartikel, udgiven som Anhang til "S. Kierkegaards Bladartikler." K., 1859. Beautiful full marbled paper binding with gilt red morocco title-label to front board. Bound with the original grey printed wrappers. A mint copy. Himmelstrup: 287.32) Synspunktet for min Forfatter=Virksomhed. En ligefrem Meddelelse, Rapport til Historien. K., 1859.Lovely, elegant contemporary black half calf with richly gilt spine. A bit of wear to spine and corners. Light occasional brownspotting.Himmelstrup: 292."Søren Aabye Kierkegaard (b. 1813, d. 1855) was a profound and prolific writer in the Danish "golden age" of intellectual and artistic activity. His work crosses the boundaries of philosophy, theology, psychology, literary criticism, devotional literature and fiction. Kierkegaard brought this potent mixture of discourses to bear as social critique and for the purpose of renewing Christian faith within Christendom. At the same time he made many original conceptual contributions to each of the disciplines he employed. He is known as the "father of existentialism", but at least as important are his critiques of Hegel and of the German romantics, his contributions to the development of modernism, his literary experimentation, his vivid re-presentation of biblical figures to bring out their modern relevance, his invention of key concepts which have been explored and redeployed by thinkers ever since, his interventions in contemporary Danish church politics, and his fervent attempts to analyse and revitalise Christian faith." (SEP)

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        Cockney Adventures and Tales of London

      London: W.M. Clark, 1838. First Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Very Good Condition. Contemporary half leather, edges well worn, hinges rubbed, scattered mostly light foxing and staining internally. Bound up from the original 21 parts with an added title and table - sometimes a frontis was also added, but it is lacking here. Each issue with an illustrated first page, a few other illustrations throughout. Obviously inspired by Pickwick (Nicholson also wrote a parody of Dombey and Son a few years later), each issue has a story illustrative of common life in London. Nicholson - known as Lord Chief Baron" was a widely popular and visible figure in the London demi-monde - editor, author, pawnbroker and pub-owner. Old signatures on endpapers. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Inventory No: 046036.

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        Exposition and Defence of Earl Bathurst's Administration of the affairs of Canada, when colonial secretary, during the years 1822 to 1827, Inclusive. by the Right Honourable Sir Robert Wilmot Horton, Bart., G.C.H [Author Presentation Copy]

      John Murray, Albemarle Street. 1838 - Appendix A. A bill (as amended by the Committee) for uniting the legislatures of the provinces of Lower and Upper Canada -- Appendix B. Examination of the Right Hon. Robert John Wilmot Horton, a member of the committee -- Appendix C. Extracts from the evidence of Edward Ellice, esq., before the Select committee on the Civil Government of Canada -- Appendix D. The French Canadians. [Letter] to the editor of the Morning chronicle [signed M.] The two Canadas. (Second letter) To the editor of the Morning Chronicle [signed M.]. AUTHOR PRESENTATION COPY. 8vo. 106pp [2 adverts] rebound half calf over marbled boards. Sabin 33073. Rare Work. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        WESH-CUBB / A CHIPPEWAY CHIEF. / / from History of the Indian Tribes of North America. (First edition)

      Philadelphia: [F.W. Greenough.] 1838 - Original coloured lithograph. 19 x 12.75 inch sheet size. Time staining; white streak in lower margin.Lower center:WESH-CUBB / A CHIPPEWAY CHIEF. / BEFORE the later publishing inscriptions: [BY F. W. GREENOUGH, PHILAD.A / Drawn Printed & Coloured at I. T. Bowen's Lithographic Establishment No. 94 Walnut St: / Entered according to act of Congress in the Year 1838 by F. W. Greenough, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Penn.a ]Alfred M. Hoffy (American, 1790-1860), After Charles Bird King (American, 1785-1862), Printer John T. Bowen Lithography, Philadelphia (American, about 1834-1844), Publisher Frederick W. Greenough (American, active in Philadelphia)

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      1838. or, The Parish Boy's Progress. By "Boz." In Three Volumes. London: Richard Bentley, 1838. 4 pp Vol I undated ads; 2 preliminary pp Vol III undated ads. Original purplish-brown fine-diaper cloth. First Edition, first issue, of this classic novel that has also been a hit as a Broadway musical. This is the "true first edition," not merely the "first edition in book form" -- as, unlike most of Dickens's novels, OLIVER TWIST was not first issued in monthly serial parts. It did appear in "Bentley's Miscellany" magazine from February 1837 through April 1839, but this three-volume edition was published in November 1838. (OLIVER TWIST was finally issued in ten serial parts in 1846 -- one of the scarcest "Dickens in parts.")~This copy is of the first issue -- with "Boz" on the title pages and with the "fireside" plate at the end of Vol III. Within a week after the first copies were issued, Dickens insisted that his name (rather than "Boz") appear on the title pages; he also insisted that the "church" plate replace the "fireside" plate at the end of the third volume.~This set is in the primary fine-diaper cloth (some copies are in horizontally-ribbed cloth of the same color, but with a different arabesque design -- precedence unknown). This copy does have the "London/Bentley" imprint at the foot of the spines, where some copies are blank; it has been surmised that the blank binding is earlier, if only because Bentley would have been more likely to add than to remove his name from the volumes -- though precedence is far from certain. Lastly, the list of illustrations in Vol I is present in this copy: again it is uncertain whether its absence or its presence was the earlier state, though it is possible that Bentley may have begun inserting it when he realized that George Cruikshank's name had otherwise been omitted from the publication. (Bear in mind that the second issue, with Dickens's name on the title pages, was out within a week of the first; therefore, all of these questions of precedence among issue points involve only a few days.)~Condition is very good, with minor edge-wear: the volumes appear to have been re-cased, and the (original yellow) endpapers are cracked despite the presence of early matching strips of paper in the gutters. Smith I pp 28-37; Gimbel A27; Eckel pp 59-61; Carter BV p. 107 and MBV p. 7. Housed in an open-back cloth case.

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        Les Codes des Codes, ou Les Vingt-Un Codes

      Paris - Lebigre Freres 1838 - A scarce copy of this work on the Frenchconstitution and the Charter of 1830, which instigated the July Monarchy in France. Withan illustrated frontispiece. 'Suivis d'une indication chronologique des dispositions legislatives sur les matieres les plus importantes qui ne sont pas traitees dans les Codes'. 'Followed by a chronological indication of legislative provisions on the most important materials that are not addressed in the Codes'. 'Conforme au texte de l'imprimerie royale'. Condition: In a full leather binding. Externally, rubbed with some slight loss to the leather at the head and tail of the spine. Inkstain to front board. Boards held by the cords only. Internally, firmly bound. Scattered spotting. Bookplate to front pastedown and institutional stamp to p. 5. Overall: GOOD ONLY. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das Kaiserthum Oesterreich in seinen merkwürdigsten Städten, Badeorten, seinen Domen, Kirchen und sonstigen... EA

      Wien, Carl Gerol & G.G. Lange, 1838., Das Kaiserthum Oesterreich in seinen merkwürdisgten Städten, Badeorten, seinen Domen, Kirchen und sonstigen ausgezeichneten Baudenkmälern alter und neuer Zeit, historisch-topographisch dargestellt von Carl August Schimmer mit 48 Stahlstichen, Erster Band, hrsg. Wien, Carl Gerold & G.G. Lange, Erstauflage, Ppbd. d. Zt., gr 8°, die 48 Ansichten zeigen Innsbruck (2), Carlsbad (7), Frenzensbrunn (3), Salzburg (5), Eger (2), Wien (16), Triest (3), Prag (10), 240 S in altersgem. gutem Zustand, Einband etwas bestossen, tlw. leicht stockfleckig, rare erste Ausgabe mit sehr schönen Stahlstichen! Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Blomster-Museum eller colorerede Afbildninger af de skjønneste Blomster og Siirplanter med tydsk og dansk Beskrivelse.

      København 1838. 42 (av 66) kobberstukne håndkolorerte plansjer. (14) s. tekst. Mangler tekst til plansje 19-24. Samt. skinnbd.. Sjelden

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        Méthode Complète pour le Flute Dédiée à Monsieur Roslin d'Ivry.; Revue & Augmentée par L.A. Hugot. Nouvelle Edition

      A. Petit [PN 1244], Paris 1838 - Folio. Contemporary boards. 1f. (title incorporating a fine engraved vignette depicting a male figure playing the flute standing next to a head-and-shoulders bust of Devienne by C. Heu), 169 pp. Engraved. With illustrations of the flute, numerous fingering charts and musical examples throughout. Includes 12 duets and 6 sonatas for two flutes by Devienne; pages 154-169 with18 short solos and 6 duets by Hugot. Binding quite worn, lacking spine, partially detached. Slightly worn, foxed and stained; a few leaves frayed and soiled at lower edges; several tears repaired. This edition not in Miller or Warner. OCLC (a later printing of 1860). Not located in BNF. Devienne and Hugot were both prominent flutists and teachers. The present work is one of the most influential flute methods, offering insight into flute technique and performance practice, particularly late 18th century articulation; this "new edition" includes additional material not found in earlier editions. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sämmtliche Schriften. Neue rechtmäßige Ausgabe. Herausgegeben von Karl Lachmann. 13 Bände.

      Berlin, Voß 1838-40. - Goedeke IV/1, 344, 6 - Erste kritische Gesamtausgabe. - Band 13 enthält Briefe an Lessing, Berichtigungen und Zusätze sowie das Blatt mit der Gesamtübersicht der in dieser Ausgabe enthaltenen Werke. Mit Stahlstichporträt, 8 gestochenen Tafeln und 2 gefalteten Tabellen. - Halbleder der Zeit mit vergoldetem Rückentitel und –fileten und marmorierten Buchdeckeln. – Die Kupfer mit dem Porträt nach Tischbein und zu „Wie die Alten den Tod gebildet haben.“ – Einbände leicht berieben und (Ecken) bestossen. – Stellenweise fleckig. Vortitel und Porträt mit leichter Knickspur, letztes Blatt von Bd. VIII und XI am Unterrand etwas angeschnitten. - Insgesamt gut erhaltene Reihe. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ritual und Aufdeckung der Freimaurerei, der Gesellschaften der Oranienmänner und seltsamen Gesellen; mit vielen Bildern, einem Schlüssel zu den Phi Beta Kappa, so wie auch einer Darstellung des, an William Morgan, wegen Enthüllung der Geheimnisse der Maurerei begangenen Menschenraubes und Mordes. Aus englischen Schriften gezogen von einem Freunde des Lichtes

      Leipzig: Leopold Michelsen 1838 - Späterer prunkvoller und luxuriöser HLDr. mit Lederecken, marmorierten Deckelbezügen, Rücken mit fünf Bünden und Goldprägung, gelber Kopfschnitt, marmorierter Schuber, Tafeln Nr. 1-12, 23-24, IV+307 Seiten, OVorderdeckel hinten eingebunden, 11 x 18 cm, Tafeln 13-22 waren beim Binden nicht mehr vorhanden, innen leicht stockfleckig, insgesamt noch sehr guter Zustand. Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Paul et Virginie.

      - P., Curmer, 1838, gr. et fort in-8, demi-chagrin bleu, dos lisse entièrement décoré d'un motif romantique doré, tr. dorées, gardes moirées blanches, emboîtage (rel. de l'ép.), LVI-458 pp. (L.26) Le "monument typographique" de Curmer, l'un des plus beaux livres illustrés romantiques : quatre cent cinquante gravures sur bois et sur acier, trente-six hors-texte tirés sur chine appliqué, d'après Tony JOHANNOT , MARVILLE, FRANCAIS, MEISSONIER, etc. carte de l'Ile de France, finement coloriée. Exemplaire de second tirage à l'adresse de la rue de Richelieu. On trouvera dans Carteret III, pp. 532 à 547, une description exhaustive. Emboîtage frotté.Magnifique exemplaire dont le papier est parfaitement blanc (sans avoir été lavé).

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        Devotions at Home; Comprising Family Prayers, By William Wilberforce. And the Spirit of Prayer, By Hannah More

      Boston: James Loring. 1838. F First US Edition. H Hard Cover. Good. First American edition, 1838. Scarce joint work by two noted British abolitionists who were well known public figures - he a politician and philanthropist; she an evangelical philanthropist and writer. The first part ends at page 54; the remainder of the work is More's contribution. Tan cloth embossed with a leaf design, 16 cm. tall, spine lettered with "Devotions at Home" in gilt, v, [2] 10-54, [5], 60-218 pages. Covers a bit soiled with fairly minor edgewear and a small chip at the spine head, front hinge internally cracked but cover secure, text block sound, pages have scattered foxing and a few minor dampstains to the first few pages, name of Esther H. Moore on endpapers, small hole near the center of the front free endpaper.

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        OLD AMERICAN COINS. In Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Third Series, Vol. VII

      Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown; printed by Freeman and Bolles, 1838. 8vo, late 19th-century blue cloth; red morocco spine label, gilt. 304, (2) pages [Mease's article comprises pages 282 to 283]. 1898-dated purchase inscription on front pastedown. Moderate foxing. Very good or better. A decent copy of this foundational work. Mease's 1838 article is "the first numismatic article on American coins published in America," according to Eric Newman (The Asylum, Summer 1992). Of the highest importance and considerable rarity. Brief as it may be, this work is one of the foundations upon which U.S. numismatic scholarship has been constructed. Indeed, it is of greater value than merely as a curiosity or historical artifact: Newman's aforementioned article discusses how Mease's comments on the Bar Cent and the circulating value of Connecticut coppers have important implications for current scholarship on these pieces. James Mease, M.D. (1771-1846) was a polymath who published on an number of different subjects, including medicine, geology and history. His Picture of Philadelphia (1811) is a foundational work of local history and contains the first useful description of U.S. Mint operations. In addition, he is considered to be the first writer to publish on the subject of U.S. numismatics. In a groundbreaking series of three articles (of which this is the last), Mease examined U.S. medals and coins from the perspective of the numismatist. In his groundbreaking lecture on the topic of U.S. numismatic literature, William S.F. Mayers noted that "the first actual attempts at systematic classification and record of the coins struck in or for the American colonies and United States, appear in the shape of papers to be found in the collections of State Historical Societies" ("The Literature of American Numismatics," Norton's Literary Letter, No. 3, 1859, p. 6). Mease's articles are specifically mentioned by Mayers in his article, showing that these works, long forgotten until recent years, were still in the memory of some in the late 1850s. Unlisted in Attinelli.

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        1535 Coverdale Bible - 1838 Reprint

      Hardcover. Good. Thick larger. 10" x 8" x 3". 1838. London. Samuel Bagster Original spell. Roman Letter. Woodcut facsimile of the original title page. Contemporary half light brown calf. Possibly rebacked and original calf relaid to spine. Inner joints strengthened. Plate inner board reading 'Gifted in Memory of Mr. John Murray of Wishaw and newburgh, Aberdeenshire'.

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        KI-ON-TWOG-KY or CORN PLANT / A SENECA CHIEF. / from History of the Indian Tribes of North America. (First edition)

      Philadelphia: [F.W. Greenough.] 1838 - Original coloured lithograph. 19 x 12.75 inch sheet size. Time staining; short marginal tears at bottom.Lower center: KI-ON-TWOG-KY or CORN PLANT / A SENECA CHIEF. /BEFORE the later publishing inscriptions: [BY F. W. GREENOUGH, PHILAD.A / Drawn Printed & Coloured at I. T. Bowen's Lithographic Establishment No. 94 Walnut St: / Entered according to act of Congress in the Year 1838 by F. W. Greenough, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Penn.a ]Alfred M. Hoffy (American, 1790-1860), After Charles Bird King (American, 1785-1862), Printer John T. Bowen Lithography, Philadelphia (American, about 1834-1844), Publisher Frederick W. Greenough (American, active in Philadelphia)

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        Itinéraire de Rome et de ses environs... Tomo I (e Tomo II)

      Valentini 1838 - 1839 12mo (cm. 17,5), 2 Tomi legati in un vol., 2 cc.nn., XL - 260 pp., 1 c.nn.; 1 c.nn., 324 pp. con 2 piante di Roma rip. e 45 tavv. f.t. Bella legatura coeva in piena pergamena con fregi e titoli oro su doppio tassello in pelle nera al ds. Ottimo esemplare. Rossetti, G - 1610.

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        Qua-Ta-Wa-Pea, a Shawanoe Chief from History of the Indian Tribes of North America. (First edition)

      Philadelphia: F.W. Greenough. 1838 - Original coloured lithograph printed by I.T. Bowen. 19 x 12.75 inch sheet size. Time staining.Inscription lower center: QUA-TA-WA-PEA / A SHAWANOE CHIEF. / PUBLISHED BY F. W. GREENOUGH, PHILAD.A / Printed & Coloured at I. T. Bowen's Lithographic Establishment N.o 94 Walnut St: / Entered according to act of Congress in the Year 1838 by F. W. Greenough, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Penn.a

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        Shin-Ga-Ba-W'ossin, Chippeway Chief from History of the Indian Tribes of North America. (First edition)

      Philadelphia: F.W. Greenough. 1838 - Original coloured lithograph printed by I.T. Bowen. 19 x 12.75 inch sheet size. Time staining. Inscription:lower center: SHING-GA-BA-W'OSSIN / A CHIPPEWAY CHIEF. / PUBLISHED BY F. W. GREENOUGH, PHILAD.A / Printed & Coloured at I. T. Bowen's Lithographic Establishment N.o 94 Walnut St: / Entered according to act of Congress in the Year 1838 by F. W. Greenough, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Penn.a

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        Qua-Ta-Wa-Pea, a Shawanoe Chief from History of the Indian Tribes of North America (First edition)

      Philadelphia: F.W. Greenough, 1838. Original coloured lithograph printed by I.T. Bowen. 19 x 12.75 inch sheet size. Time staining. Inscription lower center: QUA-TA-WA-PEA / A SHAWANOE CHIEF. / PUBLISHED BY F. W. GREENOUGH, PHILAD.A / Printed & Coloured at I. T. Bowen's Lithographic Establishment N.o 94 Walnut St: / Entered according to act of Congress in the Year 1838 by F. W. Greenough, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Penn.a

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        Gesamtansicht ('Vue De Talvig - Finmark').

      - getönte Lithographie v. Lauvergne gedr. b. Lemercier in Paris n. V. Adam aus Voyages en Scandinavie, en Laponie, etc. . b. Arthus Bertrand in Paris & Akermann in London, 1838, 28,5 x 44

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        Schloss Drottningholm ('Château De Drottningholm, Sur Le Mélar').

      - getönte Lithographie n. A. Mayer gedr. b. Lemercier in Paris aus Voyages en Scandinavie, en Laponie, etc. . b. Arthus Bertrand in Paris, 1838, 29,5 x 44 Wohnsitz der schwedischen Königsfamilie und Weltkulturerbe.

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        Nuestra Senora de Paris. Tomo primero: libro primero Cap. I - VI, libro segundo Cap. I -VII, libro tercero Cap. I.

      Burdeos Laplace y Beaume 1838 - Encuadernacion en cuero con titulo en letras doradas en la espalda y filetes adornados en las tapas, papel marmol, cuero con gastos en los bordes, algunas paginas con manchas de agua, pagina 7 con sello "Vicente Balbin Cerro de Pasco (Peru)" titulo en marco con adornos, III, 238 paginas, (4p.) con Indice, ultima pagina del indice con numero de pagina 230, kl. 8°. Primer tomo de la primera edicion en castellano del famoso libro de Victor Hugo. Solamente un ejemplar en cuarto tomos en la Bibliothèque nationale de France. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Die tiefe Meissner Erbstolln. Der einzige, den Bergbau der Freyberger Refier für die fernste Zukunft sichernde Betriebsplan. Nebst einer gnostischen Karte, einem Profil- und einem Grund-Risse

      Leipzig, F.A.Brockhaus Vlg., 1838 - zahlreiche Tabellen, 1 gnostische Karte, 1 Falttafel mit Profil-Riss und 1 Falttafel mit Grund-Riss, 115/CXXIV S. 1 Bl., 2 Faltblätter Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 Gr.-8°, späterer Halbledereinband auf 5 Schmuckbünden, goldgeprägter Titel auf dunkelbraunem Titelrückenschild, marmorierter Deckelbezug, Einbandkanten leicht berieben, Schnitt leicht verstaubt, beide Vorsätze, der Titel und die gnostische Karte leicht braunfleckig, ansonsten gut. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Die Infusionsthierchen als vollkommene Organismen.

      Ein Blick in das tiefere organische Leben der Natur. Leipzig, L. Voss, 1838. 2 volumes (text & atlas). Folio (457 x 335mm). pp. xviii, (4), 547, (1), with 1 engraved separate atlas-title and 64 hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary green half calf, gilt ornamented spines with gilt lettering. First and only edition of this splendidly produced work on Infusiora."Ehrenberg's great contribution to biology was his work on the infusiora, the results of which were published originally in a number of brief essays and afterwards in the important and splendid work entitled 'Die Infusionsthierchen' printed in 1838. The result of this and other works of his was that the number of known Infusiora was considerably increased, and their classification essentially advanced" (Nordenskiöld p. 427). The excellent plates are all after Ehrenberg's own drawings. Ehrenberg studied at the University of Berlin (M.D., 1818) and was associated with the university throughout his career. He took part in a scientific expedition (1820?25) to Egypt, Libya, the Sudan, and the Red Sea under the auspices of the university and the Prussian Academy of Sciences. The expedition?s only survivor, he collected about 34,000 animal- and 46,000 plant specimens. With Alexander von Humboldt, he participated in 1829 in an expedition, sponsored by Tsar Nicholas I of Russia, to Central Asia and Siberia. For nearly 30 years Ehrenberg examined samples of water, soil, sediment, blowing dust and rock and described thousands of new species, among them well-known flagellates such as Euglena, ciliates such as Paramecium aurelia and Paramecium caudatum, and many fossils, in nearly 400 scientific publications. He was particularly interested in a unicellular group of protists called diatoms, but he also studied, and named, many species of radiolaria and foraminifera. /After his death in 1876, his collections of microscopic organisms were deposited in the Museum für Naturkunde at the University of Berlin. The "Ehrenberg Collection" includes 40,000 microscope preparations, 5,000 raw samples, 3,000 pencil and ink drawings, and nearly 1,000 letters of correspondence. /Some occasional foxing in the text volume, not in the atlas volume. Stamps on title-pages.//Provance: Name of Eschricht 1849, probably Daniel Frederik Eschricht, Danish zoologist on free endpaper and an old stamp of H. Adolph Meyer on title.//Garrison & Morton 111; Nissen ZBI, 1244.

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        TEGERNSEE. - Tegernsee und seine Umgegend.

      Fleischmann,, Mchn., 1838 - 17 x 11 cm. 3 Bl., IV S., 1 Bl., 188 S. Mit lithographiertem mehrf. gefalt. Frontispiz von Gustav Kraus. Lentner 2554; Pressler 291 (abw. Koll.). - Das lithographierte Frontispiz von Gustav Kraus zeigt das "Koenigl. Lustschloß Tegernsee". Auf dem Vorderdeckel die Lithographie "Kirchweih Tanz in der Umgegend von Tegernsee" (einige Paare in Tracht beim Tanz, im Hintergrund eine Kapelle), auf dem Rückdeckel die lithographierten Ansichten von Schliersee, Wildbad Kreuth, Egern und die Darstellung des Monuments von König Max Joseph. - Einband bestoßen, berieben und etwas fleckig. Innen leicht gebräunt. Vorsatz mit Exlibris von Herzog Maximilian in Bayern (1808-1888). Sehr selten.

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        Constantinople and the Scenery of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor Illustrated

      London: Fisher, Son, & Co.,, [1838-40]. In a series of drawings from nature by Thomas Allom. With an historical account of Constantinople, and descriptions of the plates. 2 volumes, quarto. Publishers (?) dark green full morocco, spines banded in gilt and black, gilt tooled on the raised bands, five-line gilt border on sides, all edges gilt, richly gilt turn-ins, yellow coated endpapers. Engraved vignette title pages, 2 maps (1 folding) and 94 steel engraved plates. Ownership inscription of "S. W. Branche" (?) on vignette titles (dated 1840). Spines lightly sunned, shallow indentations to front cover of volume II, scattered foxing (largely to periphery of plates). An excellent set, tall and clean. First edition of Fisher's monumental publication, an important nineteenth century work on the great city, its architecture and its people; the author was chaplain to the British embassy at the Ottoman Porte. "[Allom] was abroad nine months in Asia Minor, Syria, Constantinople and Palestine, probably c. 1836-7, according to the adverts [in the parts issue]" (Blackmer). The Seven Churches referred to in the title are the seven churches of early Christianity mentioned in the Book of Revelation, now in Greece but then in the Ottoman Empire: Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia and Laodicea.

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        A Synopsis of the Birds of Australia and the Adjacent Islands

      published by the Author, London 1838 - (10 1/2 x 7 3/8 inches). 73 hand-coloured lithographic plates by and after Elizabeth Gould. 1p. contents list, 8pp. appendix "Description of New Species of Australian Birds" Expertly bound to style in half green morocco and period green pebbled cloth boards, spine gilt, yellow endpapers, gilt edges Rare coloured issue of Gould's first attempt to describe the birds of Australia. This work is Gould's first work in connection with Australian birds. The excellent plates, the work of Elizabeth Gould, show that she not only possessed great natural talent, but that also developed much from her professional association with Edward Lear: the portrait of the sulphur-crested Cockatoo in part IV is a prime example. Gould published this work, as he states in the prospectus, because he noticed that Australia had not been as well served by ornithological monographs as many other parts of the world. He therefore "conceives that a work on the Birds of [Australia and the adjacent islands] cannot fail to be of the greatest interest . [and that] . at this moment [he has ] . in his possession an exceedingly rich collection . among which are a large number of undescribed species; and having also relatives resident [in Australia] . devoted to this branch of science." Gould goes on to lay out his specific plan for the publication. "The Work will be published in Parts, each of which will contain 18 Plates, with letter-press descriptions . the price of each Part, 1l. 5s. coloured, 15s. uncoloured . It is impossible to state the number of parts to which the work may extend; the species now known to the author . may be comprised to form 6 to 8 parts". Gould finishes by noting that if the present work shows that there is sufficient interest, he may undertake a work on the same scale as his Birds of Europe , "in which case he contemplates visiting Australia, New Zealand, &c., for the space of two years, in order to investigate and study the natural history of those countries". History shows that the present work ran to only four parts, but that Gould was induced to visit Australia, and he returned and published his two large format works on the birds and animals of Australia ( The Birds of Australia [London: [1840]-48, 1851-1869, 8 volumes; and The Mammals of Australia [London: [1845]-63, 3 volumes). Ferguson 2271; Nissen IVB 382; Sauer 5; E. Thayer & V. Keyes Catalogue of . books on Ornithology in the Library of John E. Thayer [Boston: 1913] p.79; Wood p. 364; Zimmer p.254. 4 parts in one (all published), imperial octavo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Petit traité des maladies du sein

      1838 - (4), XIX, (1bl), 727, Paris, Rignoux, 1838, in-8, (4), XIX, (1bl), 727, (1bl)pp, 8 pl, broché, Edition pré-originale, fort rare. La première édition paraitra en 1854 ; elle comptera plus de 700 pages et 8 planches de gravures. La présent "petit traité" est extrait du "Dictionnaire de Médecine" dit, sur la page de titre, "en 25 volumes". Il s'agit probablement de l'Adelon et Béclard. Velpeau conjugue, avec cette publication, ces études des cas de maladie cancéreuse et ses théorie de médecine opératoire. Il divise son traité en fonction des morphologies étudiées : maladies des mamelles chez la femme (inflammations, engorgements, abcès, contusions et dépôts sanguins et tumeurs), chez l'homme (squirrhe et kyste), chez les nouveau-nés ; puis selon les techniques chirurgicales employés (amputations ou bandages). Malgré des piqûres éparses, bon exemplaire de ce rare traité qui forme le canevas de la future grande monographie de Velpeau sur les maladies du sein et de la région mammaire [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1838. First edition. 8vo, later [c. 1900] blue cloth, gilt. 559, (1) pages. Some signatures foxed; generally near fine. Quoted extensively in Q. David Bowers's The Rare Silver Dollars Dated 1804 and the Exciting Adventures of Edmund Roberts. Ruschenberger was a U.S. Navy surgeon who accompanied the USS Peacock, under the command of C.K. Stribling, on "an Embassy from the Government of the United States to the courts of Muscat, Siam, and Cochin-China, in the years 1835, 1836, and 1837 [embracing] Zanzibar, Arabia, Hindoostan, Ceylon, Java, Siam, Cochin-China, China, the Bonin Islands, the Sandwich Islands, the Californias, Mexico, &c." Of numismatic importance due to the presentation of sets of United States coins by diplomat Edmund Roberts to Said bin Sultan al-Said, Sultan of Muscat and Oman, and King Rama III of Siam. The facts behind these presentations were largely forgotten until the Siam set surfaced in 1962 at the ANA Convention. The distribution of these sets are mentioned in Ruschenberger's book, though he does not mention the odd presence of 1804-dated coins among the 1834-dated pieces constituting most of the set. On page 91, he writes, "It is a universal custom, amongst the nations of Asia, to make gifts to each other on all occasions of friendly intercourse; and, in negotiating treaties, the nature and value of the presents is always a point of grave consideration between the contracting agents. In conformity with this usage, a variety of articles was presented to the Sultan by the United States, amongst which were a sword and altagan, with gold scabbards, and mountings, Tanner's map of the United States, an American flag, a set of American coins, several rifles, a number of cut glass lamps, a quantity of American nankin, known as Forsyth's nankin. &c. &c." The 1804 dollar in this set was offered as part of the Pogue collection just recently. On pages 343-344, he discussed the Siam gift in similar terms. Besides the two diplomatic gift sets, Ruschenberger appears to have had an above-average interest in coins, regularly discussing the coinage of the various places he visits and discussing older coins on occasion. Very interesting, and very scarce. Howes 514a.

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        Anteckningar om Ryssland, under ett vistande i Petersburg och en utflygt till Moskwa. (UND:) Utsigter af Petersburg och Moskwa. Hörande Till "Anteckningar om Ryssland...".

      Stockholm, L.J.Hjerta, 1838.2 Tle. in 1 Band (Text) + Tafelband. Textband: Mit gest. gefalt. Karte. Tit., 218 S., 1 Bl.; 199 S., 1 Bl. - Tafelband: Titel, 8 lithograph. Tafeln (3 von Ad. Hårdh, 2 von J. H. Strömer, 1 von C. v. Scheel; gedruckt von Gjöthström & Magnusson). HLdr. d. Zt. mit Rückenverg. 17 x 11 cm. (Textband). - HLdr. d. Zt. 27 x 35,5 cm. (Tafelband). Svenskt biografiskt lexikon II, 608. - Mit dem Tafelband sehr seltener Bericht einer Russlandreise mit Kapiteln über St. Petersburg, Bergwerke in Sibirien, Sprache und Literatur, Bibliotheken, Galerien, Musik, Handel, Adels, Militär und der Reise nach Moskau. - Die schönen Tafeln mit 3 Ansichten von Moskau, 2 von St. Petersburg, Napoleons Begräbnis und 2 Tafeln mit je 2 Darstellungen von Kaufrufen (Glaser, Schlachter, Vogelfänger und ein Verkäufer von Grechneviki, Frikadellen aus Buchweizen). - Textband: Der hübsche Einband an den Gelenke etwas berieben und bestoßen. - Tafelband: Rücken und Kanten berieben, Einbandecken geknickt. Unterer Rand des Titelblatts alt angesetzt. Unterer weißer Rand der Tafeln tls. etwas knittrig und mit wenigen, ganz kurzen Einrissen. Eine der Tafeln mit Kaufrufen mit Eckabriss im weißen Rand. Bücher sv

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        Minnesinger. Deutsche Liederdichter des zwölften, dreizehnten und vierzehnten Jahrhunderts, aus allen bekannten Handschriften und früheren Drucken gesammelt und berichtigt, mit den Lesarten derselben, Geschichte des Lebens der Dichter und ihrer Werke, Sangweisen der Lieder, Reimverzeichnis der Anfänge und Abbildungen sämmtlicher Handschriften. 4 Teile in 3 Bdn. Bd.1: Manessische Sammlung aus der Pariser Urschrift [Theil 1+2] / Bd.2: Minnesinger aus den Jenaer, Heidelberger und Weingarter Sammlungen und den übrigen Handschriften und früheren Drucken - Minnesinger. Verzeichnis der namhaften 162 Dichter in den vorigen drei Theilen Anfangszeilen der Strophen, Kehrreime und Leichsätze nach den Reimen ; Lesarten aller verglichenen Urkunden, mit Nachweisung aller darin enthaltenen Lieder der einzelnen Dichter ; Druckfehler der früheren Ausgaben [Theil 3, 1. + 2. Bd.] / Bd. 3: Minnesinger. Geschichte der Dichter und ihrer Werke, Abbildungen der Handschriften, Sangweisen,... [Th

      Leipzig: Joh. Ambr. Barth, 1838.. Einbände berieben, obere Einbandecke Bd. 1 mit Bestoßung, kleine Retouchen an den Kanten, Papier leicht gebräunt, Darstellung a. Tafel 10 ist beschnitten (jedoch bündig mit Buchblock), sonst schöne Ex. Auf Wunsch schicken wir Ihnen gerne ein JPG Bild. .

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      Milano, per Nicolò Bettoni (Fratelli Ubicini dal vol XL) 1828-1838, - 44 volumi in-4, belle uniformi legature in mezza pelle nocciola, fregi in nero e oro ai dorsi con indicazione del volume e degli autori, carta marmorizzata ai piatti. Ogni volume presenta frontespizio della collana, elenco degli autori trattati ed ha una paginazione a sè. Al primo volume dedica dello stampatore al Conte Giuseppe Luosi e piano dell'opera. Il Bettoni auspica di pubblicare una collana in 50-55 volumi comprendenti le "opere originali delle rinomate edizioni dei Classici Italiani" da Dante a Monti. In realtà la collana si fermerà con gli "Annali del Muratori" al volume 44, e gli ultimi 4 furono stampati dai Fratelli Ubicini. "Raccogliere in ordinate serie di volumi, nitidamente impressi in finissima carta velina di colla, e con gentili caratteri, il tesoro delle antiche e moderne.". Grande progetto editoriale perfettamente inserito nello spirito dei muratoriani "Annali d'Italia", che vedevano la luce in quegli stessi anni; comprende: 1. Dante Commedia. 2. Vasari Opere. 3. Metastasio Opere. 4. Guicciardini Ist. Italia. 5. Poemi Romanzeschi. 6. Scrittori Politici. 7-10 Goldoni Opere (I-IV). 11. Prosatori del secolo XVI. 12. Novelle Antiche e Moderne. 13. Scrittori Critici e filologici. 14. Scrittori di Belle Arti. 15. Storici 16-17 Gozzi Opere (I e II). 18. Prose e poesie scelte. 19. Scelta di poemi giocosi. 20-21 Galilei Opere (I e II). 22-25 Tiraboschi Letter. Ital. (I-IV). 26. Bentivoglio Opere. 27-28 Giannone Regno di Napoli (I e II). 29. Villani Historie Fiorentine. 30. Villani Cronica. 31. Davila Gerre Civili di Francia. 32-33 Pallavicino Opere (I e II). 34. Chiabrerea e Fulvio Testi Opere. 35. Opere Varie. 36-37 Storie di Segni ed Adriani I-II. 38-39 Varchi Opere ? Busini Lettere (I e II). 40-44 Muratori Annali d'Italia (I-V). - Tutto il pubblicato della collana, ottimo esemplare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        South America and the Pacific comprising a journey across the Pampas and the Andes from Buenos Ayres to Valparaiso Lima and Panama


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        The Seraphim and Other Poems


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        Oliver Twist or the Parish Boys Progress by Boz


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