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        Paul et Virginie. La Chaumière indienne

      Curmer, Paris 1838 - In-4 (258 x 174 mm), LVI pp., 458 pp., (7) ff., demi-chagrin rouge, dos à quatre nerfs orné, tranches dorées (reliure signée Quinet). Illustré d'une carte en couleurs de "l'Ile de France", de 29 planches gravées sur bois sur Chine monté et environ 450 vignettes dans le texte gravées sur bois, d'après Tony Johannot, Meissonnier, Français, Isabey, Paul Huet, etc, par Lavoignat, Brévière, Porret, Smith, Hart, etc, et de 7 portraits gravés sur acier sur Chine monté d'après Tony Johannot, Laffitte et Meissonier, par Cousin, Pelée, Pigeot et Revel. Cet exemplaire contient le très rare portrait de la "Bonne Femme", en vignette p. 418. (Carteret, tome III, p. 532). Les pages 177 à 184 sont placées entre les pages 192 et 193. (quelques frottements aux coiffes et aux charnières, rousseurs). // Quarto (258 x 174 mm), LVI pp., 458 pp., (7) ff., red half-shagreen, spine tooled raised on four bands, gilt edges (binding signed Quinet). Illustrated with a coloured map of "Ile de France", 29 wood-engraved plates on pasted China paper and about 450 wood-engraved vignettes in the text after Tony Johannot, Meissonnier, Français, Isabey, Paul Huet, etc, by Lavoignat, Brévière, Porret, Smith, Hart, etc, and with 7 steel-engraved portraits on pasted China paper after Tony Johannot, Laffitte and Meissonier, by Cousin, Pelée, Pigeot and Revel. This copy contains the very rare "Bonne femme" portrait, a vignette p. 418. (Carteret, vol. III, p. 532). Pages 177 to 184 are between p. 192 and 193. (some rubbings on spine extremeties and hinges, brownings).

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        Histoire de la grandeur et de la décadence de César Birotteau, parfumeur, chevalier de la Légion-d'Honneur, adjoint au maire du 2e arrondissement de la ville de Paris ; Nouvelle Scène de la vie Parisienne par M. de Balzac

      chez l'éditeur, 3 rue Coq-Héron 1838 - 2 vol. grand in-8 (23,2x14,6 cm), tome I : 354 pp.- errata,2 ff.-table,1 ff.-Association de la Presse quotidienne,16ff. Tome II : 337 pp.- table,1 ff., Edouard Ourliac. Malheurs et aventures de César Birotteau avant sa naissance, 2 ff., catalogue des oeuvres de M. de Balzac, 4 ff. reliure bradel demi-maroquin tête de nègre, coins, dos lisse janséniste, tête jaspée, non rogné, couvertures jaunes conservées (relié vers 1880). Edition originale, le prospectus sur la presse (tome I) n'est pas toujours présent. Exemplaire particulièrement grand de marges, sans rousseurs, bien que non lavé. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym. Of Nantucket

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1838. First edition. Near Fine. A lovely copy of the book, easily Near Fine, and likely one of the finest copies extant. Slight rubbing to the paper spine label with one pin-head sized hole, all lettering complete and legible, a few minor blemishes to the cloth. A few bookseller notations on the end papers (in pencil), mostly commenting on what a fine copy this is, otherwise as clean and fresh as you could hope for internally. Housed in a custom clamshell case. Poe's only novel - an under-appreciated classic. "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym" follows the dark adventures of a stowaway on board a New England whaling ship. Poe was drawn to the idea of writing a longer work because of the difficulty he was having sustaining a career with his short stories. Although Pym contains Poe's trademark mastery of the uncanny, he was also inspired by a number of non-fictional contemporary travel accounts of the South Seas and areas near the Antarctic. The novel's reception was tepid, but it would later be recognized as a hidden masterpiece that exerted a strong influence on both American literature and the literature of the fantastic. Pym is thought to have helped inspired Melville's Moby Dick - the works share some strong familiarities of theme and structure - as well as the author Jules Verne, who even wrote his own sequel to the work. In fact, the novel gained a great deal of respect abroad before American critics re-evaluated it. Baudelaire would translate it and Borges called it "Poe's greatest work." Lovecraft too was an admirer, and used many of its elements in his own story, "At The Mountains of Madness." The work appears on The Guardian's list of "100 Best Novels.". Near Fine.

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        La Chute d'un ange, épisode, par Alphonse de Lamartine.

      Charles Gosselin et W. Coquebert, Paris 1838 - 2 vol. in-8 brochés de 4 pp. (prospectus), (4)-VIII-339-(3) pp. 1 f.bl. ; (4)-429-(3) pp., sous chemise demi-maroquin rose à grains longs, étui bordé, dos lisse orné (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale en premier tirage, sans mention sur le titre. Prospectus de la Librairie Gosselin et Coquebert en tête du tome I. La Chute d'un ange complète l'épopée débutée avec Jocelyn où le poète entrelace ses idéaux évangéliques et démocratiques. Exemplaire broché sous sa première couverture crème, lithographiée en noir et bleu dans un style néoclassique. Des rousseurs. Vicaire, IV, 980 ; Carteret, II, 26 ; Escoffier, 1273. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bonnefoi Livres Anciens]
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        Oliver Twist: or, the Parish Boy's Progress

      London: Richard Bentley, 1838. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first issue. (Author's name given only as "Boz" on all title pages and "Fireside" plate in the third volume. Upon review, Dickens quickly had his rightful name credited and a "Church" plate put at the end of Vol. III; it was too late for the earliest copies, such as this one, though.) Three full calf volumes with gilt tooling and lettering to spines and ruling to front and back covers, bound without half-titles or ads. Plates thoroughly foxed and darkened, text has much lighter foxing. Spine title labels chipped, nearly gone on the second volume. Four minor marginal wormholes in the set, none of which intrude on the text. Calf a bit scuffed and worn. The rare first appearance in book form of the enduringly-popular Victorian novel.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Einige Mängel der bestehenden Eisenbahnen nebst Andeutungen zu deren Abhülfe.

      Potsdam Riegel 1838 - 8°. 27 S. Mit 2 gefalteten lithographierten Tafeln. Halbleinwandband der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe, selten. - Der Verfasser, "einer der bekanntesten und angesehensten Altmeister des deutschen Baufaches" und Pionier des deutschen Eisenbahnwesens, widmete sich besonders der Planung und dem Bau von Eisenbahnlinien in Nord- und Westdeutschland. In vorliegender Schrift vergleicht er die Lagerung der Schienen auf Querhölzern mit der auf Längshölzern. - Stempel auf Titel. Text etwas gebräunt. - Metzeltin 3897. - Beigebunden: 14 leere weiße Blätter [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Tai-O-Mah, A Musquakee Brave

      Philadelphia: F.W. Greenough, 1838. Hand-coloured lithograph by J. T. Bowen. In excellent condition. A fine image from McKenney and Hall's 'Indian Tribes of North America': `One of the most important [works] ever published on the American Indians' (Field),` a landmark in American culture' (Horan) and an invaluable contemporary record of a vanished way of life. Also occasionally referred to as the "medicine man", Tai-O-Mah or Taimah, "Thunder" or "He Who Shakes the Rocks" (c. 1790 - 1830) was an esteemed Fox warrior and chief who maintained an amicable relationship with the United States throughout his life. In 1824, he traveled to Washington as a member of the Sac and Fox delegation, led by General William Clark, which signed a treaty ceding their lands in northern Missouri and the southeastern part of Iowa to the federal government. It was during this visit to the capital that Charles Bird King painted the chief's picture after which McKenney's print was made. Taimah was also a leader of the influential Midewiwin or Great Medicine Society, a secret shamanistic society with religious affiliations that McKenney likened to the Freemasons. It is interesting to note given the calm composure which pervades his features that Taimah was suffering from tuberculosis at the time the portrait was being done. He is buried in Des Moines County, Iowa. McKenney and Hall's 'Indian Tribes of North America' has long been renowned for its faithful portraits of Native Americans. The portraits are largely based on paintings by the artist Charles Bird King, who was employed by the War Department to paint the Indian delegates visiting Washington D.C., forming the basis of the War Department's Indian Gallery. Most of King's original paintings were subsequently destroyed in a fire at the Smithsonian, and their appearance in McKenney and Hall's magnificent work is thus our only record of the likenesses of many of the most prominent Indian leaders of the nineteenth century. Numbered among King's sitters were Sequoyah, Red Jacket, Major Ridge, Keokuk and Black Hawk. After six years as Superintendent of Indian Trade, Thomas McKenney had become concerned for the survival of the Western tribes. He had observed unscrupulous individuals taking advantage of the Native Americans for profit, and his vocal warnings about their future prompted his appointment by President Monroe to the Office of Indian Affairs. As first director, McKenney was to improve the administration of Indian programs in various government offices. His first trip was during the summer of 1826 to the Lake Superior area for a treaty with the Chippewa, opening mineral rights on their land. In 1827, he journeyed west again for a treaty with the Chippewa, Menominee , and Winebago in the present state of Michigan. His journeys provided an unparalleled opportunity to become acquainted with Native American tribes. When President Jackson dismissed him from his government post in 1830, McKenney was able to turn more of his attention to his publishing project. Within a few years, he was joined by James Hall, a lawyer who had written extensively about the west. McKenney and Hall saw their work as a way of preserving an accurate visual record of a rapidly disappearing culture. (Gilreath). Cf. BAL 6934; cf. Bennett p.79; cf. Field 992; cf. Howes M129; cf. Lipperhiede Mc4; cf. Reese, American Color Plate Books p. 24; Sabin 43410a; Horan 182.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        Nuovo prospetto delle scienze economiche.

      presso Gius. Ruggia 1838 [-1839], Lugano - Frontespizio: Ossia Somma totale delle idee teoriche e pratiche in ogni ramo d’amministrazione privata e pubblica, divise in altrettanti classi, unite in sistema ragionato e generale da Melchiorre Gioja. Tomo Primo [-Sesto]. Sei voll. in-8°, pp. XXVII-382 con 1 tav. rip. in fine + pp. 399 + pp. 422 e 4 tabelle rip. f.t. + pp. 415 con 1 tav. rip. in fine + pp. 482 + pp. 475 (ma 575) con 1 tav. rip. in fine. Leg. post. mz. pelle con tit. e num. dei voll. in oro impressi entro scomparti, fregi filettati oro impressi al ds., fregi a motivi geometrici impressi a secco agli scomparti, nervi, piatti in carta telata arancio, sguardie in carta verde, segnapagina in seta blu, bross. orig. non conservate. Fioriture diffuse in esemplari in barbe, al vol. 3 da p. 186 si salta a p. 189 senza interruzione di testo, al vol. 5 da p. 345 si salta a p. 348 senza interruzione di testo, mancanza al margine inf. delle pp. 425-426 senza perdita di testo.

      [Bookseller: Libreria La Fenice di Pietro Freggio]
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        Stum-Ma-Nu, a Flat-Head Boy

      Philadelphia: F.W. Greenough, 1838. Hand-coloured lithograph. In excellent condition. A fine image from McKenney and Hall's 'Indian Tribes of North America': `One of the most important [works] ever published on the American Indians' (Field),` a landmark in American culture' (Horan) and an invaluable contemporary record of a vanished way of life. Stumanu (?1818- 1839) was of the Chinook, or Flathead (as designated by the whites), tribe that inhabited the region north of the Columbia River in present day Washington (then Oregon Territory). According to McKenney, the Chinook were "a very interesting people. They are honest, hospitable, and kindly disposed towards the whites. They excel most other Indians in simplicity and frankness of character." Stumanu, who, living on the Columbia, was an expert fisherman, was educated at the Indian school founded by Dr. John M'Loughlin, "Father of Oregon". Still young, Stumanu was taken east by a missionary in a fundraising effort. There, in New York City in 1839, he contracted an unknown illness and died. McKenney and Hall's 'Indian Tribes of North America' has long been renowned for its faithful portraits of Native Americans. The portraits are largely based on paintings by the artist Charles Bird King, who was employed by the War Department to paint the Indian delegates visiting Washington D.C., forming the basis of the War Department's Indian Gallery. Most of King's original paintings were subsequently destroyed in a fire at the Smithsonian, and their appearance in McKenney and Hall's magnificent work is thus our only record of the likenesses of many of the most prominent Indian leaders of the nineteenth century. Numbered among King's sitters were Sequoyah, Red Jacket, Major Ridge, Keokuk, and Black Hawk. After six years as Superintendent of Indian Trade, Thomas McKenney had become concerned for the survival of the Western tribes. He had observed unscrupulous individuals taking advantage of the Native Americans for profit, and his vocal warnings about their future prompted his appointment by President Monroe to the Office of Indian Affairs. As first director, McKenney was to improve the administration of Indian programs in various government offices. His first trip was during the summer of 1826 to the Lake Superior area for a treaty with the Chippewa, opening mineral rights on their land. In 1827, he journeyed west again for a treaty with the Chippewa, Menominee , and Winebago in the present state of Michigan. His journeys provided an unparalleled opportunity to become acquainted with Native American tribes. When President Jackson dismissed him from his government post in 1830, McKenney was able to turn more of his attention to his publishing project. Within a few years, he was joined by James Hall, a lawyer who had written extensively about the west. McKenney and Hall saw their work as a way of preserving an accurate visual record of a rapidly disappearing culture. (Gilreath). Cf. BAL 6934; cf. Bennett p.79; cf. Field 992; cf. Howes M129; cf. Lipperhiede Mc4; cf. Reese, Stamped With A National Character p. 24; Sabin 43410a.

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        Bella oleografia originale raffigurante una scena dell'opera "Tosca" di Giacomo Puccini. inizi XX secolo.

      - Oleografia originale in formato cm.53x78, raffigurante la scena della morte di Scarpia per mano di Floria Tosca alla fine del secondo atto dell'opera pucciniana. Gradevole policromia, in cornice coeva lavorata a mano, in formato cm.74x99, con cimasa. Insieme di notevole impatto visivo. L?oleografia è una stampa eseguita da matrici di pietra litografica, generalmente marna calcarea, mediante l'utilizzo di inchiostri grassi che, una volta asciutti, mantengono una lucidità tipica del colore a olio. Il procedimento consiste nella sovrapposizione di più immagini di diversi colori tracciate su lastre di pietra diverse: il prodotto finito può dare quindi l?illusione di essere un vero dipinto. Nata nel 1838, la tecnica oleografica permetterà un'ampia diffusione di immagini religiose, storiche, operistiche o popolari, grazie ad una capillare distribuzione casa per casa, svolta principalmente da venditori ambulanti, soprattutto trentini. 3000 gr.

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        An untitled manuscript map of Cumberland County, New Jersey, and the surrounding area

      [No place but Burlington, Iowa, 1838. Pen, ink and watercolour map of Cumberland County, with the properties of D. Parvin and D. Harris, and numerous towns located, the demarcation line between marsh and solid ground marked, and the routes and names of all the main rivers and creeks shown, some roads marked in pencil, and the route between Salem, Salem Co., and the tip of Cape May marked with a purple dotted line. Sheet size: 16 3/4 x 13 1/2 inches. An attractive map of Cumberland County, in southern New Jersey The Parvin property is identified as being on the southern bank of the Cohansey River in Fairfield Township. The Harris property is in adjoining Downe Township. These are the only two individual properties identified on the map, suggesting that the map was either compiled for or by a member of the Parvin or Harris family. This map was loosely inserted in an 1838 edition of Bradford's Illustrated Atlas , inscribed on the title "Theodore Sutton Parvin, Burlington, Iowa, August 15/ [18]38", and an examination of the map of New Jersey in the atlas shows that the Cumberland County area was squared up for enlargement. All of which gives a source and probable author of the map. Parvin has added some names and geographical features in addition to those shown on the Bradford engraved map. Theodore Sutton Parvin was born in Cedarville, Cumberland County, N. J., on January 15, 1817; and died June 28, 1901. He graduated at Woodward College, Cincinnati, in 1836; he studied law; was private secretary of Robert Lucas, the first governor of the Iowa Territory, and was the first librarian of that territory. Later he was librarian and professor in the Iowa State University; was a founder of the Iowa State Historical Society in 1857, and for the years 1863-65 was its corresponding secretary and editor. He was the founder, in 1844, of the Iowa Masonic Library, and through his exertions this library has its present building at Cedar Rapids. From its foundation until his death, fifty-seven years, he was its librarian. ( Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society , [1905]. vol.X, part II, p.871).

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        An Illustrated Atlas, Geographical Statistical, and Historical, of the United States, and the adjacent countries

      Boston & Cincinnati: stereotyped and printed by Fulsom, Wells & Thurston of Cambridge, Mass. for Weeks, Jordan & Co. of Boston and Edward Lucas & Co. of Cincinnati, 1838. Folio. (19 1/2 x 15 3/4 inches). Engraved additional title with integral hand-coloured decorative pictorial surround, 39 hand-coloured engraved maps and town-plans (34 maps [one double-page], 5 town-plans), by G.W.Boynton and others. Contemporary light brown half morocco over embossed cloth-covered boards, brown morocco title label on the upper cover, lettered in gilt, the spine divided into five compartments by wide semi-raised bands, the bands highlighted with gilt tooling, marbled endpapers Provenance: Theodore Sutton Parvin (1817-1901, Burlington, Iowa, inscription dated 15 August 1838 on additional title) A fine copy of "one of the first American general atlases to supplement the maps with lengthy geographical descriptions" (Ristow), with detailed maps of the 28 States, and including an excellent early map of the Republic of Texas. Martin and Martin, in their entry on Bradford's 1835 map of Texas, also note that "Bradford published a completely new atlas in 1838, in a larger format, and the map of Texas it contained was even more clearly patterned on [Stephen Fuller] Austin's [Map of Texas, published in Philadelphia in 1830]." It was one of the first maps of Texas as a Republic to appear in an atlas. The atlas is made up of a general map of North America, two maps of Canada, a folding map of the United States, 28 maps of States, a map of the Republic of Texas, a map of the islands of the Caribbean and five town-plans of eight U.S. cities (Washington, New Orleans, Louisville and Cincinnati on one sheet, and single sheet plans of Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore). Unlike many atlases of the period, the present work includes extensive text (170pp. in total). Each engraving is accompanied by explanatory articles on the history, economics and geography of the area, as well as a great deal of contemporary statistical information. The provenance is particularly interesting: Theodore Sutton Parvin was born in Cedarville, Cumberland County, N. J., on January 15, 1817; and died June 28, 1901. "He was graduated at Woodward College, Cincinnati, in 1836; he studied law; was private secretary of the first governor of Iowa Territory, Robert Lucas, in 1838, and was the first librarian of that territory. Later he was librarian and professor in the Iowa State University; was a founder of the Iowa State Historical Society in 1857, and for the years 1863-65 was its corresponding secretary and editor. He was the founder, in 1844, of the Iowa Masonic Library, and through his exertions this library has its present building at Cedar Rapids. From its foundation until his death, fifty-seven years, he was its librarian" (Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society, [1905]. vol.X, part II, p.871). Le Gear L33; cf. Martin & Martin p.125; cf. Phillips Atlases 1381.

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        Illustrations of Her Majesty's Palace at Brighton; formerly the Pavilion: executed by the command of King George the fourth, under the superintendence of John Nash ... To which is prefixed a history of the palace, by ... Brayley

      London: J.B. Nichols & Son, also sold by R. Loder and James Taylor of Brighton, 1838. Folio. (21 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches). Wood-engraved title vignette. 31 plates and plans after A. Pugin and others (20 present in two states, giving a plate total of 51): some aquatint, some hand-coloured, some line etchings, some on india paper mounted, some mounted. Expertly bound to style in half black straight-grained morocco over contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, spine with raised bands in 8 compartments, decoratively tooled in gilt A unique copy of this valuable record of one of the most extraordinary architectural achievements of the early-19th century. John Nash was largely responsible for adapting Henry Holland's Marine Pavilion at Brighton for the Prince of Wales. Nikolaus Pevsner ( The Buildings of England , Harmondsworth, 1951-74) notes that Nash "kept the shape of Holland's building entirely and only threw his fancy dress over it, and he added as outer pavilions larger rooms than any so far." During the 1820s, acting on a further commission from his Royal client, Nash asked his pupil Augustus Pugin to produce a series of drawings and from these and other drawings a series of plates were produced. These were published in a suite containing both coloured aquatints and uncoloured line etchings under the title The Royal Pavilion at Brighton . The publication methods of this lavish production were somewhat haphazard, resulting in copies of the book not conforming with the list of plates. After Nash's death in 1835, the London publishers J. B. Nichols and Son acquired the plates and were commissioned to print Edward Wedlake Brayley's Careful Survey of the Palace , which they published in 1836. In 1838 they combined Brayley's text with the uncoloured outline etchings, and published Illustrations of Her Majesty's Palace at Brighton , dedication to Queen Victoria. This second issue of the plates is arguably a new work, in that for the first time the plates and text are combined. The work was issued complete with uncoloured outline etchings and text; however, the publishers offered separately-issued coloured aquatints, finished by hand and mounted on card, "to be bound with the Work at the option of the purchaser." Besides including some of these extra, and desirable, coloured plates, this copy includes variants of the uncoloured plates. Abbey describes some, but the present copy is unusual in the large number of different uncoloured and colour-printed variants. Abbey Scenery 62; Tooley 338; Lowndes II, 1651; cf. Fischer, New Berlin Kat., 1977, vol. I (Baukunst England) 2344.; cf. Brunet IV, 14.

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        Des maladies mentales considérées sous les rapports médical, hygiénique et médico-légal

      1838 - 3 volumes in-8, soit deux Paris, J.B. Baillière, 1838, , 3 volumes in-8, soit deux volumes de texte de XVIII-678 + (4)-864 pp. ; et un atlas de (4) pp. et 27planches, demi-veau brun glacé, dos lisses ornés de motifs dorés. (Rel. de l'ép.), Première édition, très rare. 26 planches h.t. gravées sur cuivre par Ambroise Tardieu représentant des aliénés et 1 grand plan dépliant de la "Maison royale de Charenton". Dans cet exemplaire, les planches ont été rassemblées dans un atlas relié à part; n'ayant pas été rognées, elles sont au format d'un petit in-4, et montées sur onglets. Notons parmi les figures d'aliénés, celle de la célèbre Théroigne de Méricourt (pl. IV), personnalité féminine notoire de la Révolution française et féministe avant l'heure. (On joint les 3 ff. des épreuves du très intéressant article de Michel Gourévitch qui analyse les planches de cet atlas). Jean Etienne Dominique Esquirol (1772-1840) fut l'élève préféré de Pinel; il lui succéda à la Salpêtrière où il fut le premier conférencier dans le domaine de la psychiatrie. Il poursuivit sans se lasser l'extraordinaire travail commencé par son maître; d'une part, il reprit et rectifia la grande classification des principaux types de la folie; d'autre part, il proposa une réforme complète des établissements d'aliénés et créa lui-même dix asiles. Le texte présenté ici est le premier livre moderne sur le sujet. Exemplaire dont l'atlas a été très bien relié à l'imitation des volumes de texte. Les pp. 173/174 du T.1 ont été placées par erreur entre les pp. 164-165 du même volume. Rousseurs. Les couvertures imprimées de l'atlas ont été conservées, avec cependant une restauration sur la première. Garisson & Morton, 4929. Semelaigne I, P. 140. Waller 2817. Wellcome II, 531; Heirs of Hippocrates, 766. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        The Narrative of a Commuted Pensioner. ByJ*** W*********, Late of the LXXVIII Regt. Now Serjeant in Lieut-Col.Maitland's Batt. Of Montreal Volunteers.

      Montreal, Printed for theAuthor by J. Starke and Co., 1838. - 12mo, 18cm, the first edition.[ii],320p., some occasional slight foxing, in fine signed binding byBayntun, Bath in half speckled tan calf, blind ruled raised bands, giltdecorations in the panels, crushed crimson morocco label, marbled boards,spine label removal marks, clean sound copy, rare. (cgc) Lande 2307;T.P.L. 2237; Dionne 343; Sabin 104461; Morgan p395. Watters p.418;Rhodenizer p451. - The author was a Scotsman who served in the Britisharmy in India, Goa, Java, etc, When he returned home after seven years,he packed up his family and went to Canada, and in his last two lettersdiscusses his taking up residence in Montreal and then joining MaitlandCs Battalion of Volunteers at the start of the "disturbances" in late1837. The appendix consists of his descriptions of India, Madeira,Bombay, Tanna, Goa, Madras, Malacca, Java, Sourabaya, and St. Helena.Fairly scarce. "Obliged, while here, to work at his trade for his dailysubsistence, he contrived to find leisure to send forth into the literaryworld the above mentioned work, which was extremely creditable to him,and would have been creditable to any one; for while interesting eventsand descriptions, in tolerable number, are dispersed through the work,light incidents are told in such a palatable way, and with such an easygrace, and often so archly, as to make the perusal of the volume a veryagreeable relaxation". - Herald, Montreal". Morgan. John Williamson, aBritish soldier, came to Canada and served as a sergeant in the battalionvolunteers formed in Montreal because of the Rebellion of 1837-8. As"J.W." he published his autobiography, The Narrative of a CommutedPensioner (2 vols., 1838), queried as a anonymous fiction in Bibliographyof Canadian Fictions (1904) by L.E. Horning and L.J. Burpee. (Cf, Morgan,Bib. Can, (1867); Wallace (D.C.B). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC)]
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        Le Vicaire de Wakefield. Traduction par Charles Nodier

      Bourgueleret, Éditeur [chez Abel Ledoux printed on wrappers], Paris 1838 - Illustrated by Tony Johannot. xxvii, 381, [3] pp. 1 vols. Royal 8vo. In an attractive Romantic binding by Thierry, the successor to Petit-Simier. Ray, p. 257 & 266 Contemporary half brown morocco and marbled boards, wrappers bound-in, by Thierry. Light rubbing to joints, else fine Illustrated by Tony Johannot. xxvii, 381, [3] pp. 1 vols. Royal 8vo

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        Le roman de Richard fils de Robert le diable qui fut duc de normandie

      1838 - 3 ff. bl., 3 pp., 2 ff. bl. Paris, Crapelet, 1838, in-12, 3 ff. bl, 3 pp, 2 ff. bl, reliure en veau brun moucheté et grainé signée de Bauzonnet; triple filets dorés d'encadrement sur les plats, triple filets dorés d'encadrement central surmontés aux quatre coins de fleurons dorés sur les plats, dos à nerfs ornés de motifs dorés, titre doré, roulette intérieure dorée, tranches dorées, Réédition à l'identique, en caractères gothiques du rare exemplaire provenant du fond de M Chastre de Cangé, datant du début du seizième siècle. Belle impression du célèbre roman de Richard, héros de ses aventures merveilleuses. Désirable exemplaire très finement relié par Bauzonnet. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        OLIVER TWIST; Or the Parish Boy's Progress

      Richard Bentley, London 1838 - First edition in three volumes in the original publisher's fine diaper cloth with arabesque designs on the boards. First issues with Boz on the title pages (not "Charles Dickens") and with the "fireside plate" in volume 3. Bound with all half-titles and ads as required by Smith. A set that is a little better than Good, but not much. Amateur repairs to the spines of all three volumes. Internal contents generally clean although with scattered foxing, most noticeable near the plates. Dickens' second novel, "Oliver Twist," is a dark and biting work, but one that is balanced with Oliver's indefatigable innocence and charm. Often cited as the first Victorian novel to feature a child protagonist, it was developed as a social commentary and a call for improving the conditions of London's destitute and orphan children. And it was immensely successful, both as a novel filled with memorable characters and also as a work prompting much needed reform. Today it remains high within the pantheon of Victorian literature and is a work that has been successfully adapted to both the stage and screen. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Autograph letter signed ("R. Schumann").

      [Leipzig], 11. II. 1838. - 8vo. 1 p. A fine letter from the difficult engagement years, written to Clara's stepmother and Robert Schumann's future mother-in-law Clementine Wieck, inquiring whether "Madam Wieck" knows anything new about Clara's approaching appointment as Imperial and Royal Chamber Virtuoso by the Austrian Emperor: "Yesterday, Count Zerbst, a distant relative of the Austrian envoy, visited me and told me, that his lord, the Prince of Schönburg, took a great interest in the matter and that the appointment was imminent. I can imagine your great joy. But please do me the favour and let me know if you hear anything more specific so that I can have it inserted in the journal [.]". - Austria's highest musical award was bestowed on Clara on March 15th during her concert tour in Vienna - an honour all the more remarkable for her being such a young artist, as well as a foreigner. It is, therefore, little surprise that Robert Schumann wished to see the fact announced in the "Neue Zeitschrift für Musik", which he edited from 1834 to 1844. - Noticeable browning; some brownstaining. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        HISTOIRE DE FRANCE traduite par M. Pascal dell ‘ Aquila et enrichie de 58 planches inventées et dessinées par M. Thomas de Vivo et gravées par M. Dom. Marchetti et fils . STORIA DI FRANCIA tradotta da Pasquale Dell‘ Aquila ed arrichiata di 58 tavole inventate e disegnate da Tommaso de Vivo ed incise da Dom. Marchetti e figlio.

      Rom: Chez les éditeurs / Roma: Presso gli editori 1838 - Edition originale en très bon état, reliure demi cuir ( environ de 1900 ) peu frottée aux coins . Erste Ausgabe. Im Selbstverlag erschienen. Umfangreiche Darstellung der französischen Geschichte mit 58 schönen Stahlstichen in guten und kräftigen Abdrucken. ( Bildgröße ca. 33 x 24 cm). Unter den Abbildungen zahlreiche Krönungs- und Kampfszenen, alle wichtigen Ereignisse und zahlreiche bedeutende Persönlichkeiten der französischen Geschichte werden dargestellt ( u.a. Jeanne d‘ Arc, Napoleon, Louis XIV, Marat, Robespierre ) Text und Bildlegenden jeweils zweispaltig französisch / italienisch . Der gest. Titel mit hübscher Titelvignette ( gallischer Hahn ). Prächtiges Ansichtenwerk . Der Zeichner Tommaso de Vivo ( 1790 - 1884) hat sich neben seiner künstlerischen Arbeit auch als Übersetzer hervorgetan. Teils minimal fleckig, gutes Exemplar. Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 4000 Quer-Folio ( ca. 47 x 35 cm). Gest. Titel, XII , 295 S. , 1 Bl. Index . Späterer Halblederband mit Rückentitel . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Jean Paul's) sämmtliche (sämtliche) Werke, 63 Bände (v. 65), Halbleder-Ausgabe.

      Berlin, G. Reimer, 1826 - 1838. - Erste Werkausgabe, die ursprünglich in 60 Bänden erschien; im Nachtrag folgten von 1836 bis 1838 die - wesentlich selteneren - Bände des literarischen Nachlasses. Band 40 enthält 12 Holzschnitt-Illustrationen. Gliederung: 1 - 3: Die unsichtbare Loge. 4: Leben des Quintus Fixlein. 5 - 6: Grönländische Prozesse. 7 - 10: Grönländische Prozesse. 11 - 14: Blumen- Frucht- und Dornenstücke. 15 - 16: Auswahl aus des Teufels Papieren. 17: Biographische Belustigungen. 18 - 19: Palingenesien. 20: Der Jubelsenior. 21 - 25: Titan. 26 - 29: Flegeljahre. 30: Clavis Fichtiana; Mars und Phöbus. 31 - 32: Komischer Anhang zum Titan. 33: Dämmerungen für Deutschland. 34: Frieden-Predigt an Deutschland. 35: Briefe und bevorstehender Lebenslauf. 36 - 38: Levana oder Erziehlehre. 39: Das heimliche Klagelied der jetzigen Männer. 40: Das Kampaner Thal oder über die Unsterblichkeit der Seele. 41 - 43: Vorschule der Aesthetik. 44 - 45: Kleine Bücherschau. 46 - 48: Herbst-Blumine, gesammelte Werkchen aus Zeitschriften. 49: Museum. 50: Des Feldpredigers Schmelzle Reise nach Flätz. 51 - 53: Des Feldpredigers Schmelzle Reise nach Flätz. 54: Leben Fibel's des Verfassers der Bienrodischen Fibel. 55: Ueber die deutschen Doppelwörter. 56 - 58: Der Komet oder Nikolaus Marggraf. 59: Gesammelte Aufsätze und Dichtungen. 60: Briefe an Friedrich Heinrich Jakobi / Gesammelte Werkchen. 61, 63 - 65: Nachlaß. de 12000 Buchrücken partiell leicht berieben, grüne Rückenschilder farblich etwas changierend, das Leder aber frisch erhalten und ohne nennenswerte Läsionen. Deckelpapier- wie stets - partiell mit leichten Beschabungen. Der gute äußere Zustand spiegelt sich auch im Inneren wider; die Seiten überwiegend sauber, allenfalls partiell leicht fleckig, bei wenigen Bänden untere Seitenränder etwas gebräunt. In toto ein sehr gutes, gepflegtes Exemplar dieser ersten Werkausgabe in ansehnlichen Halblederbänden. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Exemplar in 63 (von 65) Bänden (gebunden in 28 Bänden). Es fehlt der Band 61/62). Braune Original-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln auf rotem und grünem Rückenschild sowie goldgeprägten Ornamentbändern.

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        The Waldenses or Protestant Valleys of Piedmont, Dauphiny, and the Ban de La Roche

      George Virtue 1838 BEATTIE William. London, George Virtue, 1838. (Valdesi). The Waldenses or Protestant Valleys of Piedmont, Dauphiny, and the Ban de La Roche. Illustrated by W.H. Bartlett, and W. Brockedon. In - 4°. m. pelle coeva, dorso decorato in oro. Ritratto dell' autore, antiporta illustrata, (4) pp. una carta geografica ripiegata, 216, (4) pp. e 70 tavole f.t. finemente incise in acciaio, protette da veline, raffiguranti stupendi paesaggi e vedute di località caratteristiche. Ottimo esemplare. Cremonini, L' Italia nelle vedute, 130. Uff. mob. 2

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        Des maladies mentales considérées sous les rapports médical, hygiénique et médico-légal (+) Atlas de 2' Planches.

      Paris, J.B. Baillière, 1838. 8vo. 3 volumes (2 text volumes and 1 atlas), all unopened, uncut, and in the original printed wrappers. The 2 text volumes with soiling to extremities and book-blocks with a clean split down the middle (still intact and nothing missing. Spines with nicks and chips and top of spine on volume 2 lacking small piece of paper affecting author's name. Atlas-volume lacking paper on spine (but sewing still holding tight) and 5x2 cm of outer margin of front wrapper. Overall a fine and clean set in the original condition. [Vol. 1:] XVIII, 678; [Vol. 2:] (4), 864 pp. [Atlas-vol.:] (4) + 27 engraved plates (1 folding).. First edition, in extremely rare original condition - uncut, unopened, and in the original wrappers -, of this seminal first modern textbook of psychiatry. With the present work, Esquirol was the first to apply statistical methods in the clinical study of madness, famously making the first distinction between hallucinations and illusions. Togeher with Pinel, he founded the French school of psychiatry; - "Esquirol really represents the beginning of all classification in psychiatry." (A Historical Dictionary of Psychiatry). The accompanying atlas constitutes the first important iconography of the insane."He published Des maladies mentales (Mental Maladies) in 1838, only two years before his death. In that treatise, Esquirol tries to classify different types of mental disorders. Chapter VIII is entitled "De la lypémanie ou mélancolie," and tries to rephrase and to medicalize the concept of melancholy. Esquirol replaces "melancholy" with a term that will shape mental alienations studies for a long time: monomania. Esquirol creates the term lypemania to signify a type of depressive monomania. Lypemania is hereditary, and affects subjects with "un tempérament mélancolique." (Brown University Library). Jean-Étienne Esquirol (1772-1840) was one of Philippe Pinel's students at Salpêtrière. Economically financed by Pinel (father of what today is referred to as moral therapy and instrumental in the development of a more humane psychological approach to psychiatric patients), Esquirol, in 1801, established a private asylum - maison de santé. Like Pinel, Esquirol believed in the positive effects of isolation from the outside world and felt that this would contribute greatly to distracting the patient from the previously unhealthy passions that had ruled his or her life. Esquirol put into operation Pinel's notion of the therapeutic community: patients and physicians lived as community members in a psychiatric setting. Whereas Pinel believed that manic forms of mental illness were caused by the stomach, Esquirol adopted Gall's theory of cerebral localization, and believed that all forms of mental illness could be located in the brain. Esquirol believed that mental disorders resulted from unbalanced passions, and he urged the government to create appropriate structures for the curing of the mentally ill which - mainly because of the present publication - resulted in the national law of 1838 that instituted departmental asylums for all needy French mental patients, it is still in force today.Esquirol's 'Maladies mentales', remained a basic psychiatric text for over half a century and is still today regarded as one of the fundamental works in modern psychiatry.Garrison-Morton 4798Norman 724

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        Wiener Zeitschrift für Kunst, Literatur, Theater und Mode. Jahrgang 1838. 1.-4. Quartal in 2 Bänden

      Wien: Friedrich Witthauer 1838 - Gedruckt bei Anton Strauß's Witwe, kompletter Jahrgang 1838 der in dieser Zeit 3 x wöchentlich erschienenen Zeitschrift (Dienstags, Donnerstags, Samstags), insgesamt 156 Nummern (vom 2. Jänner bis 29. Dezember 1838), mit kritischen Beurteilungen der in Wien aufgeführten Theaterstücke, mit Gedichten, biographischen Skizzen, Reiseberichten, Nekrologen, Erzählungen, Fortsetzungsromanen u. Novellen, Literaturblättern, Artikeln über bildende Kunst, Modeberichte usw. u. mit Kupferstichen, beide Bände Pbd. der Zeit mit Rückengoldprägung und farbigem goldgeprägten Rückenschild, insgesamt 1248 Seiten mit 51 (von ursprüngl. 52) kolorierten Modebildern (Wiener Moden) u. 8 unkolorierten Tafeln (4 Wagenbilder, 4 Meuble-Formen), eine zusammengefaltete Musikbeilage, 16 x 23 cm; Modebild Nr. 28 fehlt, Deckel abgeschürft, Ecke bestoßen, auf Vorderdeckel Spuren vom Papierschildchen, innen altersgbedingt stockfleckig u. einige Tafeln leicht gebräunt, sonst guter Zustand. Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fables : Suite des illustrations de Grandville sur Chine.

      - (1838). In-4, (121) ff. sous chemise moderne à lacets (rousseurs sur la page de titre et sur le papier sur lequel les illustrations sont contrecollées). Sinon illustrations très fraîches. Complet du titre et des 120 planches, gravées sur Chine contrecollé sur papier. PREMIER TIRAGE. * Carteret, III, 357-358. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). * Frais de port en sus. * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. * La librairie sera fermée du 20 au 28 décembre. Langue : Français

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        THE CASTLES AND ABBEYS OF MONMOUTHSHIRE

      1838. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Prout, J.S.. Very good condition with no wrapper. Large folio format. 22 x 15 inches. Red leather spine and corners. Gilt title to spine. Green cloth covers. Contains 30 lithograph plates comprising: Tintern (4), Llangibby, Chepstow (4), Raglan (3), Monmouth, Goodrich (2), Grosmont, Skenfrith, Whitecastle, Llantony Abbey (3), Usk (2), Caerleon, Newport, Pen Y Coed, Penhow, Striguil, Llanvair & Caldicot. Believed to be only 100 copies printed. Leather spine and corners are worn with some fraying to corners. Front joint is cracked but still sound binding. Foxing throughout but heavier to prelims. Also included, loosely inserted, is a folding engraved map of Gloucestershire by Saxton Kip [c.1637] with relevant text leaves from Camden’s Britannia, repair to central fold with slight loss, few closed tears and fraying PLUS an engraved map of Monmouthshire by Pigot & Co. (hand-coloured in outline) PLUS two loosely inserted colour plates of Newport castle, c. 1784 by S. Hooper & c. 1830 by W. Westall. [S]

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        FRIEDBERG. - Manöver. "Grosses Manöver, linker Flügel unter Commando Sr. k. Hoheit des Prinzen Carl von Bayern bei Friedberg". Blick auf die Truppenübung, im Hintergrund Gesamtansicht von Friedberg.

      - Altkolorierte Lithographie von Gustav Kraus, 1838, 25,5 x 38 cm. Pressler 439. - "In der Mitte reitet Prinz Carl mit seinem Stab nach vorne. Links marschierende Infanterie mit Tambouren und Tambourmajor, rechts nach hinten fahrend sogenannte Wurstwagen (Munitionswagen) der Artillerie, auf denen die Bedienungsmannschaften sitzen. Hinten geht die feindliche Schützenkette feuernd auf Friedberg zurück und räumt dem Angreifer das Feld. Ganz hinten am Horizont Friedberg. Rechts vorne zwei Bauern und eine Bäuerin, links vorne ein zu Mitte sprengender Adjutant" (Pressler 426, zur Vorzeichnung). - ". jedoch rechts vorne bei der Bauerngruppe eine zusätzliche Frau und daneben ein abgesessener Chevauleger, dessen Pferd die für diese Reitertruppe damals eingeführte Lammfelldecke trägt" (Pressler 439). - Bis auf die Einfassungslinie geschnitten und alt mit Titelei auf braunes Papier mit Goldlinie montiert. Das braune Papier vorallem unten etwas fleckig. Frisches Altkolorit!

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        Elements of Geology.

      London: John Murray 1838 - First edition. 12mo. (xx), 543, (1) pp. Contemporary black full calf, spine with raised bands, red gilt lettered label, all edges and endpapers marbled, ownership inscription of one "G[eorge] R[eader] Klugh" to the front flyleaf dated 1839. Coloured frontispiece and 294 figures set into the text. Repairs to the head of the joints, some rubbing to the spine, else very good. Preceded by his "Principles of Geology", Lyell intended the "Elements" to be a more accessible description of the science. He sought to "explain his conception of geology at an introductory level, and thereby propagate it more widely. [the work] reviewed the whole stratigraphical record, from the most recent formations back to the most ancient, interpreting it in terms of the 'uniformity' of terrestrial processes through time" (ODNB).

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        Beschreibung und Abbildung eines neuerfundenen künstlichen Fußes, zum Ersatze des Ober- und Unterschenkels, . (Sp.713-736, 2 gefalt. lith. Foliotafeln mit 30 Figuren).

      - Kunst- und Gewerbebl. Bay., 24/1-52. - München, November 1838, 4°, XVII, (1), Sp.681-744, 3 gefalt. lith. Tafeln, Pappband der Zeit; feines Exemplar. Erstdruck dieser "Beschreibung und Abbildung eines neuerfundenen künstlichen Fußes, zum Ersatz des Ober- und Unterschenkels, von Margarethe Caroline Eichler aus Berlin; worauf sich dieselbe am 13. Jänner 1835 ein Privilegium auf 10 Jahre im Königreiche Bayern ertheilen ließ." - - Beschreibung der von der Berliner Bandagistin 'Demoiselle' Margarethe Caroline Eichler erfundenen Prothese. Sie erhielt am 23. November 1833 ein Patent zum Verkauf von künstlichen Beinen. - - Hier gibt Sie eine ungekürzte Beschreibung und anschauliche Darstellung der Prothesen, die leichter, gelenkiger und haltbarer waren als die herkömmlichen. - - Margarethe Karoline Eichler stellte Normen für den Bau von Kunstbeinen auf, die nicht nur internationale Beachtung fanden, sondern für lange Zeit auch als richtungsweisend von der Medizin anerkannt wurden. Die von ihr konstruierten Mechanischen Knie- und Fußgelenkteile stellten interessante technische Lösungen dar. Frau Eichler begann dann später auch (1836) künstliche Hände aus dünnem, federhartem getriebenen Neusilberblech herzustellen." - Die Tafeln zeigen in 34 Figuren den Aufbau und Mechanismus des künstlichen Beines nebst Fuß. - - "Hat auch die Eichler in Bezug auf den äusseren Mechanismus ihrer künstlichen Beine von anderen bereits bekannt gewordenen Vorrichtungen der Art das Beste entlehnt, so ist doch das Princip des inneren Mechanismus, namentlich dessen Einfachheit, Anordnung, Zugänglichkeit und Zuverlässigkeit ganz neu und eigenthümlich. Denn die schon von Ballif benutzten Spiralfedern wirkten nicht durch Ausdehnung, sondern durch Zusammenziehung, auch nicht auf zwei Gelenke zugleich und hielten einander nicht gegenseitig in Schranken, weshalb deren Actionen auch zu plötzlich und gewaltsam erfolgen mussten. Die von Heine angewandten Schneckenfedern und Zugriemen, bei welchen das Princip eines mit der Muskelaction übereinstimmenden Antagonismus schon berücksichtigt worden war, ermangelten wieder der einfachen Construction, zugänglichen Lage und sicheren Befestigung, um selbst den Absichten ihres eigenen Erfinders ganz entsprechen zu können. Dabei erklärt die Eichler aber doch in ihrer Schrift "weit davon entfernt zu sein, behaupten zu wollen, ihr künstlicher Fuss sei keiner weiteren Vervollkommnung fähig'; allein, sie fügt auch hinzu, dass bis jetzt gewiss noch kein zweckmässigerer erfunden und dargestellt worden sei - bis zu ihrer Zeit gewiss nicht. - - Die Beschaffungskosten, welche 30 bis 40 Thaler betragen, sind zwar bedeutender als bei den künstlichen Füssen von Dornblüth, aber geringer als die der künstlichen Füsse v. Rühl's und Ballif's. Die Reparaturkosten können bei der einfachen und dauerhaften Construction nur sehr unbedeutend gewesen sein und sich, wie bei der künstlichen Hand der Eichler, ebenfalls nur auf den Wiederersatz einer Spiralfeder oder Darmsaite und demnächst noch auf die Erneuerung der Bepolsterung ausgedehnt haben, was bei der Zugänglichkeit des Mechanismus leicht und augenblicklich ausführbar war, wenn man sich von diesen Gegenständen einen kleinen Vorrath hielt. Endlich verdient noch der Vorschlag der Eichler, dem Amputationsstumpfe durch das Umlegen einer Binde ein dickeres Fleischpolster zu verschaffen und ihn so vor Druck und vor schmerzhaften Hautspannungen zu bewahren, alle Anerkennung und eine sorgfältige Beachtung bei dem Gebrauche eines jeden künstlichen Gliedes. - Das Gewicht des künstlichen Oberschenkels betrug mit allem Zubehör 4 Pfund 15 Loth, das des Unterschenkels 3 Pfund 17 Loth." O. Karpinski, Studien über Künstliche Glieder (Berlin 1881), pp.104-115 - - Callisen XXVII, p.435 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        General Post Office, Sydney

      Sydney. Preserved on tissue; a few age marks in upper sky area but generally very good.. Pencil with white body colour. 68 x 27cm, paper size approx 24 x 30 cms. inscribed 'P.M. Postmaster James Ramond Esq. P.O. Sydney George St 1838', mounted. This most interesting drawing dated 1838 is of the Post Office in Sydney and bears pencil lines in a manner that suggests it is the preparatory drawing done by James Carmichael for the engraving of the same subject used as an illustration in "Picture of Sydney". Published in 1838, this book is one of the best early Sydney guides for emigrants and the artist John Carmichael was also the main engraver of the illustrations. The original drawing offered differs in detail to the published engraved version which strongly identifies it as the preparatory artist's drawing. Extra details are many, but seen particularly in the placement of people walking down George Street and in architectural features not present in the published work. The drawing provides most intriguing details of daily central Sydney life; a little girl rolls a hoop, a dog runs down the middle of the street whilst two most elegantly dressed ladies stroll past a uniformed soldier and a gentleman in a top hat. Until a recent scholarly article published in Australiana (November 2015) by Karen Eaton, little was known about John Carmichael (1803 - 1857). From Karen Eaton's research we now know that he arrived in Sydney in 1825 'without family, with little more than his engraving tools, a modest bundle of personal belongings, and most likely one or two letters of introduction'.Few of his original works have survived and he is 'notable for having been one of the earliest free emigrant artists to pursue a lifelong professional career in New South Wales, albeit precariously' (Dictionary of Australian Artists p. 135).

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      London, 5. VI. 1838. - 1½ SS. 4to. An Ignaz Franz Castelli (1781-1862): "Ich habe Ihren lieben Brief vom 21ten richtig erhalten und danke Ihnen für all' die Details die Sie mir darin geben. - Ich hoffe, dass Ihre Prognostica recht bald in's Leben treten werden. - Das Buch der Oper habe ich Ihnen mittels der K. K. Oest. Gesandtschaft hier schon am 9ten oder 10ten May überschickt und erwarte die Nachricht seiner glücklichen Ankunft in Wien mit der größten Ungeduld [ ]".

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        A LA MAGNANIMA NACION MEXICANA

      [Arizpe, Sonora, 1838. Minute wear to edges. Near fine. An important Mexican political broadsheet and an early Sonora imprint. Of particular note is the juxtaposition of Santa Anna's return from Washington following his capture by Sam Houston with the events of Tacubaya that began the so-called "Pastry War." Tacubaya, a small section of Mexico City, was home to a French pastry chef who complained to French authorities that some Mexican officers had damaged his shop. Other foreign nationals soon issued similar complaints, prompting the French government to send its fleet to Veracruz in the wake of Mexico's failure to provide redress. The year-long conflicted became known as the "Pastry War," and Santa Anna led the Mexican counter-effort. He re-established himself as a national hero through his bravery, even losing a leg in the process. The document reflects the mildly insurgent tone of the newly appointed Sonorese governor, Gen. Jose Urrea, and expresses Sonora's increasing hesitancy to follow the imperialist tendencies of the federal government. At this point Arizona was part of Sonora. Quite rare. OCLC locates only two copies.

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        Das Planzeichnen, die Anwendung der Meßinstrumente und das militairische Aufnehmen und Croquiren Bearbeitet als praktischer Leitfaden beim Selbststudium, so wie auch bei Vorlesungen auf Militair-Schulen, besonders aber für diejenigen Officiere, welche sich zu größeren militairischen.... Albrecht von Sydow, Capitain und Compagnie-Chef im Kaiser Franz Grenadier-Regiment.

      Berlin : Verlag der Buchhandlung von Carl Friedrich Amelang, 1838. mit 8 erläuternden Kupfertafeln / 602 Seiten 8° Pappeinband Achtung: kein BoD, kein Print on demand, sondern das Original von 1838!! letztes Blatt lose; innen sauber und fest, aus Titelblatt ist mittig ein kleines Rechteck ausgeschnitten; braunmarmorierter Pappeinband mit bestoßenen Kanten und Ecken und einigen Abschabungen; Rücken trägt Aufkleberschild; Schrift darauf verblasst (Bibliothek?); grüner Farbschnitt: Insgesamt gut. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Militair, Planen, Messen

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        Königliche Halß-Zierde Darinnen Schöne Morgen Meß Beicht und Commun. Gebetter ... zu finden sind. Handschriftliches Gebetbuch. Deutsche Handschrift in brauner Tinte auf Papier.

      Ohne Ort, 1838. 19,5 x 13,2 cm. 3 Bl., 128 numerierte Seiten, 1 Bl. Roter Ledereinband der Zeit mit reicher Rücken- und Dekelvergoldung, Ganzgoldschnitt und marmorierten Vorsätzen. Einband etwas berieben und fingerfleckig, innen sehr gut und sauber. Vermerk auf Vorsatz verso: \"Zum Andenken von meiner lieben Mutter 1838\". Mit schönem und aufwändig kalligraphisch gestaltetem Titelblatt und zahlreichen kalligraphischen Überschriften. Sehr ordentliche, gleichmäßige und gut lesbare Handschrift. 19. Jahrhundert, Einbände, schöne / Handeinbände, Gebetbücher / Andachtsbücher / Erbauungsbücher, Handschriften, Kalligraphie, Schriftmuster / Schreibmeister

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        Alice Or The Mysteries: A Sequel To "Ernest Maltravers"

      Saunders And Otley, 1838, Hardcover (Quarter Leather), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition. COMPLETE IN THREE VOLUMES. Books - in Very Good quarter red leather and marbled paper covered boards, gilt lettering and marbled page edges - slight rubbing to the leather spines, a little heavier to volume three's one & slight marking to all of them & slight bumping and wearing to the extreme corners. Contents, as usual bound without half titles, slight marking/grubbiness to the paste downs and free end papers, some browning to the title pages in volume two and slight marking to the occasional page in all three volumes, a previous owner's initials to the rear paste downs otherwise clean, bright and tightly bound. Each volume carries the octagonal book plate of 'Wilhelm Herzog Braunschweig' the Duke of Brunswick, who died in 1884, the last reigning prince of the line Braunschweig. Size: 7.25 inches tall by 5 inches. 368, 355, 324 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 8875.

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        Das malerische und romantische Rheinland,

      Leipzig, Georg Wigand, [1838-1840]. KOMPLETT mit allen Original-Stahlstichen PLUS ZUSÄTZLICHEN 41 weiteren Original-Stahlstichen, mit 60 Stahlstichtafeln. 488 Seiten (Text), 8°, braunes OHLdr der Zeit, SCHÖNES EXEMPLAR, die schönen Ansichten - im kräftigen Abdruck - zeigen: Aachen (2). Ahrenberg. Andernach. Bacharach. Balduinstein. Bieberich. Bingen. Blankenheim. Bonn. Die beiden Brüder. Burg. Cochem. Creutznach. Daun. Dhaun. Dorf Altenahr. Ehrenburg. Ems. Frankfurt. Gerolstein. Godesberg. Johannisberg. Die Katze. Kaub, Pfalz u. Gutenfels. Kloster Altenberg. Kloster Laach. Kobern u. Matthiaskapelle. Koblenz u.Ehrenbreitstein. Köln (2). Koenigstein. Kronenburg. Langenschwalbach. Limburg. Lurlei. Mainz: Dom. Die Maus. Naussau. Neu Rheineck. Neu Rheinstein. Niedeggen. Oberwesel. Opladen. Rheinfels (2). Rheingrafenstein. Rolandseck u. Nonnenwerth. Rüdesheim. Ruine Schoenberg. Sayn. Schloss Altenahr.Schloss Dalberg. Schloss Elz. Schloss Olbrück. Solingen. Sooneck. Stolzenfels. Thurant u. Alken. Wiesbaden. DANEBEN SIND 41 ORIGINAL-STAHLSTICHE mit eingebunden. Es handelt sich um ORIGINAL-STAHLSTICHE von G. C. Lange, Darmstadt, von J. Riegel, L. Rohbock, J. Richter, Joh. Poppel, Fr. Hablischeck und M. Kolb. Es handelt sich um Ansichten von Andernach (3 Stück), Bacharach (3 Stück), Drachenfels, Burg Ehrenfels, Ruine Falkenburg, Frankfurt (4 Stück), Fürstenberg, Godesberg, Kreuznach (5 Stück), Laach (2 Stück), Oberwesel (5 Stück), Rhens, Remagen (2 Stück), Rheineck (2 Stück), Rheinfels, Rheinstein (2 Stück), Sinzig, Sooneck, Stolzenfels (2 Stück), Wellmich und Turmberg und Wetzlar Versand D: 5,00 EUR Lk 43346, Originalgraphik

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        TELEORAMA NO. 1 [Tunnel Peep-Show Concertina-Style]

      A charming, three-dimensional pull-out peep-show, which unfolds in concertina fashion. With 8-hand-colored plates depicting images of children, scenes of animals, dancing couples, and a horse and carriage against the last panel serving as a back-drop of a country house. The peep-show is near fine; the card case has some wear and soiling; with a title label. On the rear board is the bookseller's label of "S. Hart & Son at their Fancy Stationary and Perfumery Store" on Third Street in Philadelphia". There is a penned gift inscription to Moses Brown, Jr. Presented by his dearly beloved mother, 12m. 25. 1838." Undated, but probably c. 1830. A lovely early optical toy.

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        Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

      1838 - DICKENS, Charles. The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. London: Chapman and Hall, 1838-39. Twenty parts in nineteen. Octavo, original printed green wrappers. $5500.First edition, mixed issue, in original parts of one of Dickens’ most popular works, illustrated with 39 engraved plates by Hablot K. Browne (“Phiz”).The plot, the characters, the dialogueâ€"indeed "everything about [Nickleby] has the feel of theatre; it is as if Dickens saw human life conducted among lights of the stage, making it somehow large and brighter than the reality" (Ackroyd, 283). Illustrated with 39 engraved plates by Hablot K. Browne ("Phiz") and an engraved plate of Dickens after a portrait by Daniel Maclise in the final part. Mixed issue (including first issue Part IV with "visiter" instead of "sister" on page 123 and later issue Part V with "letter" instead of "latter" on page 160). All plates are present and first issue, including an early steel of the Linkinwater plate (Part XII; the first three steels are indistinguishable) and the first steel of the Nicholas plate (Part XV). All wrappers are first issue. The non-essential Ashby slip in Part XVI is not present in this copy. The following advertisements are also not present: Mechi's catalogue in Part II; Rippon, Loan Fund, and Amesbury's ads in Part III; the Tyas ad in Part VIII; the first six pages of the Nickleby Advertiser in Part X; History of England ad in Part XV; first 10 pages of Nickleby Advertiser in Part XVIII; and Gulliver's Travels ad in Part XIX/XX. Part VII with the Tea advertisement variant. Part XV with Menzie's slip ad not called for in Hatton & Cleaver. Part XIX/XX with rare "Hill's Wafers" advertisement: "Where the ['Hill's Wafers' advertisement] is found, it should have affixed, five differently coloured specimen wafers, but it is unusual to see it in a complete state; more often than not, the wafers are lacking" (Hatton & Cleaver, 135). This copy has both the advertisement and the rare wafers. Hatton & Cleaver, 131-160. Eckel 64. Smith 40. Tiny bookseller tickets at bottoms of front wrappers of several parts.Light scattered foxing and minor offsetting to interiors, only slightest soiling and light rubbing mainly to spine extremities of wrappers. A desirable unrestored copy in near-fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        TA., Börse ( die alte ), "La Bourse de Hambourg, en 1838".

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Guiaud/Bayot n. A. Mayer b. Lemercier in Paris, 1838, 30 x 44 Beiliegt Innenansicht, Lithogr. wie oben ( 26 x 42,5 cm.)

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        Blakes? Illustrations of Dante. Plate 4: ?Circle of Thieves. Agnolo Brunelleschi Attacked by a six-footed serpent?

      London: 1838 or ca. 1892. Large folio, fine, clear uniform impression on India paper, mounted on wove paper. Bentley, Blake Books, 448D. Bindman, Complete Graphic Works of Blake, 647?"653. Essick, ?The Printings of William Blake?s Dante Engravings,? Blake: An Illustrated Quarterly, Fall 1990.

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        Paul et Virginie

      Famous illustrated edition of nearly 450 labels engraved on wood, 29 boards inset on from China and 7 portraits engraved on steel by T. Johannot, Meissonier, Iasbey, P. Huet.Bound in full morocco cherry, smooth spine slightly discolored with a gold cartridge complete with romantic golden arabesques, golden wheels on the headdresses, slightly split bit head, framing a set of gilded nets quadruple and cold on boards enriched with gilt spandrels typograpiques motifs, golden central cartouche-shaped lobed enriched angles romantic gilded irons, framing a golden lace on contreplats, guards and contreplats white watered silk, double nets gilded on the cuts, all slices golden, some minor scratches on the cuts, elegant romantic contemporary binding signed by Lawrence.Our copy is complete his map of the Ile-de-France by Dyonnet and two portraits called "English".The title is in second draw to the address of 49 rue de Richelieu, the portrait of the "Good Woman" is not set on page 418.Some minor foxing.Beautiful copy of this landmark book, one of the finest achievements of romantic illustration, drawn in a perfect romantic binding Lawrence. L. Curmer Paris 1838 16,5x26cm relié

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        Quodlibet von Köln.

      - Lithographie b. Spitz, 1838, 24,5 x 40,5 Quodlibet mit 14 Ansichten. - Zeigt eine Gesamtansicht von Köln u. Deutz, St. Martin, St. Mauritius, St. Severin, St. Gereon, St. Ursula, Dom, Rathaus, Gürzenich, Regierungsgebäude, Sommerwohnung seiner kgl. Hochheit Prinz Wilhelm, Rheinau u. der Appelhof. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        MAX IN BAYERN’S MIDDLE EAST TRAVEL MAP: DIE UEBERGANGSLÄNDER VON ASIEN UND AFRIKA: BEGREIFEND: ARABIEN NEBST MESOPOTAMIEN UND SYRIEN UND DAS NILGEBIET NACH DEN REISEWERKEN HERZOGS MAXIMILIAN IN BAYERN NACH DEN REISEWERKEN HERZOGS MAXIMILIAN IN BAYERN DE.

      - This extremely rare separately-issued map of the Middle East was made as a private commission by a group of Munich grandees led by Gotthilf Heinrich von Schubert, a prominent intellectual, especially to commemorate Duke Max in Bayern’s 1838 excursion to Egypt, Palestine and Lebanon. The Duke was a much-beloved, larger-than-life figure whose eccentric, yet kind persona and exciting adventures captured the imagination of both Bavarians and those beyond. In 1838, he led a party on a trip of cultural exploration to Egypt, Palestine and Lebanon, whereupon he gained extraordinary experiences, returning to Munich with stunning antiquities. Curiously, his official 1839 account of his trip was not illustrated by a map, so in 1845, Schubert et al. stepped in to make up for this oversight, producing the present fine work. Geographically, the map is highly accurate, featuring an especially meticulous labeling of regions and sites, employing transliterations of Arabic names (the table below the title also translates some Arabic geographical terms into German). The territories still controlled by the Ottoman Empire are coloured pink, while lands under the control of the Khedivate of Egypt (an autonomous vassal of the Ottomans which ruled from 1805) is coloured yellow. The itinerary of the Duke Max in Bayern’s 1838 trip to Egypt and the Levant is shown, by way of the tracks of his ship sailing in the Mediterranean and the names of the places he visited underlined by orange manuscript lines. It shows that the Duke sailed from Europe into Alexandria, Egypt, and then proceeded up the Nile to Cairo and the Pyramids of Giza, and from there stopping at numerous places en route to ‘Theben’ (Thebes), reaching as far south as ‘Waddi Halfa’ (Wadi Halfa), Nubia (Sudan). From there his party descended the Nile before entering Palestine (Israel), where they visited numerous locations, notably Jerusalem, ‘Jafa’ (Jaffa) and ‘Akku’ (Acre). From there, they travelled to Lebanon, reaching as far north as Beirut, before sailing back to Alexandria, before heading back to Europe. Duke Max in Bayern Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria (1808 – 1888), popularly known as "Max in Bayern," was a member of the junior branch of the House of Wittelsbach. He is perhaps best known as the father of Empress Elizabeth of Austria, who was affectionately known as "Sisi". He was also an adventurer, an antiquarian, and perhaps the era’s foremost promoter of Bavarian folk music, endearing him to the public. He is also known for establishing and tastefully improving several magnificent residences in Bavaria. In 1838, the Duke led a party on an expedition of antiquarian and cultural discovery to Egypt and the Holy Land. While the region had long had a legendary place in Western culture, recently revived, such an enterprise was still considered an ambitious, exotic and dangerous endeavour. Notable aspects of the trip included the occasion when Max and his companions climbed the Great Pyramid of Gaza and proceeded to yodel in true Alpine style! Max also bought several child slaves from the Cairo market, and promptly gave them their freedom. He proved to have exquisite taste in antiquities, purchasing several mummies, statues and architectural fragments, including pieces from the famous Temple of Dendur (objects which were taken back to Bavaria). Later, in Jerusalem, Max paid for the restoration of the Church of the Flagellation on the Via Dolorosa. Shortly upon his return to Bavaria, Max wrote an entertaining account of his trip, Wanderung nach dem Orient im Jahre 1838 (Munich: Georg Franz, 1839). It is considered a classic of German and Middle Eastern travel literature, although a notable drawback was that it lacked a map of the itinerary of the voyage. Schubert, Wenng & the Circumstances of the Map’s Production While the circumstances of the production of the present map are not documented, the story can be pieced together. Gotthilf Heinrich von Schubert (1780 - 1860) was a close frie

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        Le Clavecin bien tempere ou 48 Preludes et Fuges dans tous les tous majeurs et mineurs pour le Clavecin ou Pianoforte : Iere. Partie / composées par J. Sebastian Bach ( = Das wohltemperierte Klavier, Teil 1 )

      Böhme, Jean August; Riefenstahl, J.J.; Diabelli, Anton Hamburg, Berlin, Wien 1838 Mit lithographiertem Porträtfrontispiz Bachs, in blau-weiß lithographiertem Titelblatt, Vorwort des Verlegers vom September 1838 mit Wiedergabe des Wortlauts der Expertise hinsichtlich der vorliegenden Ausgabe durch A.B. Marx vom 15. September 1838. Hieran anschließend 109 Seiten mit in Kupfer gestochenen Noten, Ohldr mit goldgeprägtem schmalen Einbandrücken und marmorierten Buchdeckeln, Quer4° ( 26 x 34 cm ). Einband stärker berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, der schmale Einbandrücken gering zu den Kapitalen hin angeplatzt. Innen Seiten durchgehend etwas stockfleckig, wenige Seiten auch stärker. - selten - ( Gewicht 850 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) ( Lagerort: Richey ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Bach, Johann Sebastian Bach, Klavier, Preluden, Fugen, wohltemperierte Klavier, Google, Clavecin

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        Pittoreskt Universum [Meyer\'s Universum (abweichender Vorsatz- und Rückentitel)] eller Taflor ur hela den kända Verlden (Bandet 1-4). Stålgravuren ur Bibliografiska Institutets Konstanstalt i Hildburghausen, Amsterdam, Paris & Philadelphia. Texten bearbetad af Karl Aug. Nicander (och, efter dess frånfälle, af G. H. Mellin).

      Stockholm, A. Bonnier Förlag, 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841. 4 Bände / volumes. 180, 184, 168 u. 214 S. (S. 214 in Bd. IV fehlerhaft mit \'200\' paginiert), mit 192 Stahlstichen (48 each vol. / pro Band) / with 192 steel engravings (48 in each volume) - Bildunterschriften auf deutsch, Texte und Erklärungen auf SCHWEDISCH. 20x27cm (Querformat), goldgeprägtes Orig.-Halbleder der Zeit, mit marmoriertem Rundumschnitt / gilt-stamped original half-leather, all-around marbled edges. Schöne Ansichten im Querformat: Erster Band / First Volume: Dogernas Palats i. Venedig, Engelska Banken i. London, Cap-staden pa Goda Hopps-Udden, Domkyrkan i. Antwerpen, Pyramiderna vid Gizeh, Liebenstein och Sternfels vid Rhen, Berget Carmel, Bron St. Louis, Nankin, Slottet Blenheim i. England, Damascus, Moskau, Grafven, Königstein, Negroponte, Ferdinands-Bron, München, forum Romanum, Bonn, Philadelphia, Terni, Cordova, Havre de Grace, Syracusa, Verona, Libanon, Drachenfels, Corinth, Inspruck i. Tyrolen, Howard Castle i. England, Suli, Brüssel, Hurduwar i Ostindien, Constantine, Dresden, Djerasch, Dublin, Marocco, Theben, Carric-a-Tede i. Irland, Stolzenfels, Rouen, Tenn-grufvorna, Trostberg, Peterwardein, Sevilla, Odessa, Bethlehem ZUSTAND: Kapitale etwas, Lederecken etwas stärker berieben. Reich verziertes und illustriertes Exlibris in Innendeckeln. Seiten vereinzelt stockfleckig und in Band 1 und 3 häufiger wasserrandig - hierbei ist allerdings so gut wie keine der Gravuren betroffen! Papier in Band u. 3. durchgängig mit einer leichten Welle. INSGESAMT sehr gut erhalten. / CONDITION: Spine slightly rubbed, leather corners a bit more rubbed. Very rich illustrated ex libris on recto of front covers. Pages occasionally foxed. In volumes 1 and 3 half of the pages with a water stain at the border of paper (but the staines reach almost none of the engravings!) and with light undulation. Apart from that in very good condition. Versand D: 4,50 EUR Graphiken, Stadtansichten, Landschaften, Landschaftsansichten, engraving, engravings, nineteenth cntury, Radierung, Radierungen, alte Stiche, Schwedische Bücher des 19. Jahrhunderts

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