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        Furniture with Candelabra and Interior Decoration Designed by R Bridgens

      London: William Pickering. VG : in very good condition. Rebound with new eps. Thumbing at edges of some plates. Plates 14 and 21 have traces of a pencilled sketch. 1838. [First Edition]. Quarter brown cloth hardback with marbled boards. 390mm x 280mm (15" x 11"). Plates. 60 (of 60) hand-coloured plates including title page. Plates 53 and 54 ('An Armoury') form a double page. .

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        Scotland Illustrated, In a Series of Views Taken Expressly for this Work by Messrs. T. Allom, W. H. Bartlett, and H. McCulloch. 118 Steel Engrave Plates.

      London: George Virtue, 1838 - 2 volumes, quarto (11 x 8½), pp. x, 200; (4), 164, extra engraved titles for each, 118 steel engraved plates. Contemporary half brown calf & brown cloth, gilt extra backs in six compartments, gilt lettered in the second & third, gilt hand tooling to the rest. Very good attractive pair professionally re-backed in retrospective style, with one corner re-done & one repaired. Cloth, corners & extremities with some wear. Sheets & plates with occasional light foxing & spotting. Lacks the map of Scotland. H6462 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MUSEE DU CHASSEUR ou collection de toutes les espèces de gibier de poil ou de plume qu?on chasse au fusil, avec la description de leurs caractères, de leurs moeurs, etc.; dirigé par un chasseur naturaliste, et lithographié d?après nature par Victor Adam.

      Paris, Armand Robin, Editeur, 1838. 2 volumes grand In - 8 (26 x 18 cm), demi - basane marron à petits coins, dos à décor romantique et filets dorés. T. I - 2 ff. n. ch., VIII pp., 224 p., 36 planches lithographies et aquarellée erreurs de pagination : p.97 à 104 numérotées deux fois ; la p. 137 devient 157 et p. suivantes pourssuivant l'erreur jusqu'à la p. 224. s ; T. II - 2 ff. n. ch., 227 pp. 36 planches lithographiées et aquarellées ; avec un Supplément de XVI pp. (à la suite de la p. 124). Deux ex - libris sur les gardes. Illustré pour le tome 1 "animaux de bois et de plaine" de 36 planches lithographiées en couleurs h. - texte, 20 pour le gibier à plume, et 16 pour le gibier à poil. Pour le tome 2 "oiseaux aquatique" de 36 planches lithographiées en couleurs h. - texte, 20 pour les oiseaux de rivage, et 16 pour les oiseaux d?eau. Parmi les gibiers représentés on trouve : le coq de bruyère, l?alouette, l?ortolan, la bécasse, le loup, le sanglier, le chamois, le courlis, le pluvier, la bécassine, la macreuse, le canard, la sarcelle, la poule d?eau, etc. Ce bel ouvrage devient de plus en plus rare, indique Thiébaud, 6. Français relié Bon étatDeCollection

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        Siti pittoreschi e prospettivi delle lagune venete disegnati, intagliati e descritti

      Co' Tipi del Gondoliere, Venezia 1838 - In 8, pp. 136 con 14 tavole f.t. incise. Br. ed. Edizione originale di quest'operaÂsulle lagune venete con 14 belle tavole con vedute (Isola di San Giorgio maggiore; isola di San Clemente; di Santo Spirito; San Vito di Pelestrina; del Lazzaretto vecchio; Isola di San Lazzaro; Isola di San Servolo; Santa Fosca di Torcello.). Ciascuna isla e' descritta da un autore diverso fra i quali: Giovanni Bernardini, Giovanni Veludo, Giustina Renier Michiel, Leopoldo Cicognara, Tommaso Locatelli, Andrea Mustoxidi e altri. Conservata la bella brossura editoriale con carta al piatto anteriore. Lichtenthal, p.146. ITA

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        La peau de chagrin

      Paris: Delloye et Lecou, 1838. Fine. Delloye et Lecou, Paris 1838, In 8 (16x26cm), relié. - First illustrated edition, first printing, 100 vignettes on steel Gavarni, Baron, Lange ... The edition contains some good features first draft stipulated by Clouzot: Thumbnail skeletal pulling a man back into title page, thumbnail gardener is in p. By 303 against. Portraits and Pauline Foedora were fired extra on china mounted; they are only found in some copies, without being specific rare Clouzot. Bound in half brown calf romantic era. Smooth back adorned with chains and a long iron. Roulette tail and head. A slot in the upper joint in the first third of 6 cm. a slit in the lower joint in head of 1 cm. A snag tail with missing. Particularly fresh copy with very few pale rousserus margins, on a very white paper, very nice. Clouzot notes: "Work often dive, difficult to meet in beautiful conditions." The artwork is very nice and spicy and well inked note that it was a feat then insert steel engravings in the text and that this edition was particularly neat. One of the most iconic works of Balzac's novels, in which it forcefully illustrates his theory of will and desire, where a man consumes his own life by the power of his desires. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Première édition illustrée, en premier tirage, de 100 vignettes sur acier de Gavarni, Baron, Lange... L'édition contient bien certaines caractéristiques du tout premier tirage stipulées par Clouzot : Vignette du squelette tirant un homme en arrière en page de titre, la vignette du jardinier se trouve en p. 303 par contre. Les portraits de Pauline et Foedora ont été tirés en sus sur chine monté ; ils ne se trouvent que dans certains exemplaires, sans être rares précise Clouzot. Reliure en demi veau brun romantique d'époque. Dos lisse orné de fers et d'un fer en long. Roulette en queue et tête. Une fente au mors supérieur dans le premier tiers sur 6 cm. une fente au mors inférieur en tête sur 1 cm. Un accroc en queue avec manque. Exemplaire particulièrement frais, avec quelques très rares pâles rousserus en marge, sur un papier bien blanc, très appréciable. Clouzot note : "Ouvrage assez souvent piqué, difficile à rencontrer en belle condition." L'illustration est fort belle et piquante et fort bien encrée, on notera que ce fut un exploit alors d'insérer des gravures sur acier dans le texte et que cette édition fut particulièrement soignée. Un des romans les plus emblématiques de l'oeuvre de Balzac, dans lequel celui-ci illustre avec force sa théorie de la volonté et du désir, où un homme consume sa propre vie par la puissance de ses désirs.

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        Jacques-Henri Paul et Virginie, suivi de 'La Chaumière indienne' et de la 'Flore de Paul et Virginie'

      Paris: Louis Curmer, 1838. First edition thus.. Hardback. Large thick 8vo. (10.5 x 6.75 inches). pp.lvi, 458, (i - Tables de Matières). Half-title with vignette to verso. Engraved portrait. Engraved title page. Title page with vignette portraits. Page 'Aux Artistes' etc. Pp.10 of 'Table des noms des Dessinateurs et des Graveurs'. 2 pages listing the 29 wood engravings, the coloured map, and the 7 steel engravings. Most of the plates have a letterpress title printed to tissue guard (a few lack guards). Profuse b/w illusts throughout. Black morocco, ruled and blocked in gilt (including the letters C D,) and ruled in blind. Raised bands. Trifle rubbing to edges. All edges gilt. Moire effect cloth endpapers. Armorial bookplate to front pastedown (Ramsey Robinson), browned. Front inner hinge cracked but not affecting integrity of binding. Trifle spotting to blanks at prelims and extrems. Bound in before the half -title: a letter handwritten in ink in English - ' Mr Tetlow [?] Robinson was living at the Vertue [?] Dieppe at the time of the Franco-Prussian war of 1870 - and German officers were billeted at his house, one of whom, on leaving, presented this book to Mrs [?] Robinson'. Followed by a bound-in handwritten letter in ink, in German, dated 1870 - 1871 (we are unable to translate this letter). To the rear of the book, a handwritten letter in ink, dated 25.1.71, in German, appears to be a quotation from Goethe (there is an English translation handwritten in ink loosely inserted); also bound-in is a 2 page letter in ink, in German, dated February 1871. A much later note, loosely inserted, states in English 'In remembrance of C D [?], veterinary surgeon in the 1st Regt of Artillery etc - in the war against France, 1870 and 71. This sheet also confirms the quote is from Goethe, translates the letter beginning 'o du arme Erde, wenn Liebe wohnte nicht auf dich', and the letter overleaf, which is less clearly written. This copy comes in a worn cardboard slipcase, broken to top edge, with a newspaper cutting loosely inserted dated July 31, 1906. This slipcase has helped keep the binding exceptionally bright and clean. Contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. A handsome copy, with some unique features. Heavy book, requiring eye-watering and prohibitive amounts of extra postage overseas. Courier in UK. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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        Itinerario interno e delle isole della citta di Venezia inciso e descritto in IV parti. Quarta edizione.

      Venezia : A. Bazzarini, 1838 - In-16 oblungo (17 x 12 cm) (2) (1) c. (frontespizio calcografico) 128 32 c.( di tavole incise). Elegante legatura in mezza pelle verde. "Nella Parte I trattandosi di vedere tutto ciò che si chiude nella Piazza di S. Marco, non occorre la gondola. Nella Parte II resta in arbitrio del Forestiero, così di percorrere a piedi la Riva degli Schiavoni, come di valersi della via per acqua onde recarsi direttamente ai Pubblici Giardini, omettendo la Chiesa di S. Pietro di Castello, per trasferirsi tosto all'Arsenale. Nella Parte III si domanda indispensabilmente la barca per fare il giro del Canal Grande, da noi diviso in quattro parti. Nella Parte IV egualmente si deve usar della gondola per visitare le Isole descritte." Edizione in cui sono state apportate le necessarie correzioni rispetto alla precedente. Non sono state aggiunte acquatinte a causa della morte prematura dell'artista. Antonio Lazzari (Mestre, 19 settembre 1798 – Venezia, 10 novembre 1834) è stato un disegnatore e incisore italiano, considerato nonostante la sua giovane età, un maestro nella tecnica dell’acquatinta con la quale realizzò la gran parte delle sue opere artistiche. A 27 anni si dedicò esclusivamente alle incisioni "all’acquatinta", raggiungendo, praticamente autodidatta, notevolissimi livelli di perfezione lodati già alla sua epoca ma che gli provocarono l’acuirsi della malattia che lo portò alla morte a soli 36 anni. Si distinse nelle vedute della sua città, Venezia, e di altre località del Veneto. Le sue realizzazioni sono per lo più contenute in pubblicazioni per le quali egli curava la parte grafica, tra queste si ricordano. 32 vedute principali di Venezia., Tit. della cop.Incisioni di Antonio Lazzari! 19mo secolo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Peter Parley's Method of Telling about Geography to Children With nine maps and seventy-five engravings, principally for the use of schools

      New York: Collins and Hannay, 1838. Square duodecimo, multiple engravings; original printed boards with old leather backstrip repair, a bit shaken, fair. Uncommon New York-printed children's text book with a section on New Holland and an engraving of the bread fruit. 'To this place the English government send thieves, and other bad people, from England. It is a vast distance from England, and being sent to Botany Bay is esteemed a very severe punishment.' Samuel Griswold Goodrich, the entrepreneurial figure behind the Peter Parley series, published over one hundred educational titles on geography, history and science.Not in Ferguson, but known from a copy in the Mitchell Library.

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        Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi.

      London: Richard Bentley 1838 - FIRST EDITION FIRST ISSUE. 2 vols., no border around the last plate in Vol 2 and 36 pp. of adverts, illustrated by George Cruikshank. Bound in the publisher's original pink floral patterned cloth, inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine, spines slightly sunned, mild general handling, still a VERY GOOD copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Delle prigioni e del loro migliore ordinamento. Trattato. Seconda edizione

      Stamperia e Cartiera del Fibreno, Napoli 1838 - In 8, pp. 315 + (1b) + (2) con 6 tavv. in lit. f.t. con prospetti architettonici e piante di famosi edifici carcerari di Gand, Pittsburg, New York e Filadelfia. Bruniture sparse. Br. ed. Seconda ed. (la prima usci' nel 1837) di questo importante trattato del maggior riformatore delle carceri del Regno delle Due Sicilie. Volpicella, sociologo, venne incaricato da Ferdinando II di prendere informazioni sul sistema carcerario in Europa e nel mondo. Volpicella utilizzo' come fonte principale le opere di John Howard, che, alla fine del Settecento, intraprese un vero e proprio viaggio alla scoperta dei maggiori luoghi di detenzione europei. Nella prima parte del trattato l'A. passa in rassegna le prigioni dei principali paesi (Inghilterra, Scozia, Irlanda, Svezia, Danimarca, Prussia, Polonia, Olanda, Francia, Svizzera, Spagna, Portogallo). Secondo l'A., che segue la cosiddetta 'teoria dell'intimidazione', il modo piu' efficace per tenere gli uomini lontani da questi luoghi, e quindi prevenire la criminalita', e' l'associare al carcere l'immagine di posto spaventoso e orribile. A tal fine devono essere costruiti in luoghi isolati e quasi inaccessibili, le 'mura nere e massicce, le porte ferrate e chiuse, niuna finestra e poche feritoie di fuori', anche se dentro 'siano comode e sanissime'. Al prigioniero deve essere assolutamente vietato l'incontro con parenti e amici. Tuttavia, per non recidere completamente i legami con la famiglia, al detenuto si possono dare notizie dei parenti 'ma non troppo frequentemente e per modo che una simile licenza possa talvolta parer un favore conceduto a quelli che nella loro prigionia danno buoni segni di ravvedimento'. Prevale l'ottica che vede nell'istituzione carceraria un luogo 'di purgazione e di emenda' in cui 'un ragionato soffrire dee attuar i malvagi pensieri e le inconsiderate voglie, e i costumi emendare'. L'A. spiega quindi i metodi con cui si puo' aiutare il detenuto a pentirsi: in primo luogo non gli devono essere continuamente rammentate le sue colpe passate, anzi 'fa d'uopo aver cura attentissima di niente fare o dire che le cause possa ricordar loro di quella infermita' o l'infermita' stessa e i suoi miserabili effetti'. Utile sarebbe anche istituire delle funzioni religiose all'entrata e all'uscita del carcerato per cominciare ad 'implorare l'aiuto divino' per chi entra e come forma di ringraziamento per chi esce. Anche il lavoro puo' diventare un efficace strumento di redenzione, poiche' insegna l'ordine e la disciplina, allontanando dall'ozio quanti potrebbero peggiorare ulteriormente trascorrendo una vita inerte e inoperosa. Per quanto riguarda le punizioni da sottoporre ai carcerati, i Direttori 'come veri padri di famiglia' sono in diritto di comminarle. La punizione deve domare gli spiriti irrequieti ma non nuocere alla sanita' del corpo ne' avvilire l'anima. A seconda del tipo di infrazione commessa, Volpicella individua una punizione adatta: chi disobeddisce puo' essere tenuto in camere buie per qualche giorno o ricevere solo pane e acqua; chi e' pigro al lavoro puo' essere obbligato a girare la ruota del mulino; a colui che non osserva il silenzio puo' essere lasciato in bocca per qualche ora un pezzo di legno; l'atto di violenza deve essere punito con il corpetto di forza o con la 'repressione verticale', che consiste nel legare il prigioniero al muro impedendogli i movimenti. Saggio di grande interesse, che testimonia la particolare anomalia italiana in campo carcerario, legata alla sua arretratezza in campo industriale. In Italia, infatti, e' venuta a mancare quella fase storica in cui l?istituzione penitenziaria ha svolto una funzione di addestramento al lavoro di fabbrica e di controllo del mercato della forza lavoro. In Italia, il carcere, si e' immediatamente adeguato alla funzione deterrente e terroristica. Cfr. Neppi Modona, La scienza e la colpa, p. 58. ITA

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        Innsbruck - Amras

      . Schloss Amras. Tonlithographie v. A. Podesta aus "Ansichten von Tyrol und Salzburg". München, liter. artist. Anstalt 1838-41, 30 x 39 cm - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Nebehay-W. 55 / 10. - Selten! -

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        Scharnitz

      . Die Scharnitz. Tonlithographie v. Eberle nach A. Podesta aus "Ansichten von Tyrol und Salzburg". München, liter. artist. Anstalt 1838-41, 27,5 x 43,5 cm - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Nebehay-W. 55 / 16. - Selten! -

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        The West Indies in 1837; Being the Journal of a Visit to Antigua, Montserrat, Dominica, St. Lucia, Barbados, and Jamaica .,

      Hamilton, Adams, & Co, London 1838 - 8vo. xi,(1),380,xciv,(2)pp. Finely bound in full brown morocco, gilt spine title, decorative endpapers. Errata page present in rear after page xciv. A near fine copy. The stated purpose of the expedition was to ascertain "the actual condition of the Negro population of those islands".Sabin 93264; Beinecke, 837. A second edition appeared the same year with added maps. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ruy Blas - Les Burgraves EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Delloye , 1838. Fine. Delloye , Paris 1838 - 1843, 14x21,5cm, 2 volumes in-8 reliés en 1. - First edition of Ruy Blas with the title at the Paris and Leipzig, - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de Ruy Blas avec le titre à l'adresse de Paris et Leipzig, édition originale en premier état sans mention pour Les Burgraves. Reliure de l'époque en demi veau blond, dos à quatre nerfs orné de filets, pointillés dorés et de filets à froid frise à la grecque dorée en pied plats, contreplats et gardes de papier à la cuve. Quelques rousseurs. Envoi autographe signé de Victor Hugo à Madame Mareuil qui a créé le personnage de Casilda dans Ruy Blas. Signature du comédien M. Montdidier (qui créa le Comte de Camporeal) sur la première page de texte. Provenance: de la bibliothèque de Madame Mareuil. Précieux et très bel exemplaire en élégante reliure du temps et comportant une dédicace autographe de Victor Hugo à une comédienne de son entourage  

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        The YOUNG HOUSE-KEEPER or Thoughts on Food and Cookery

      Boston: George W. Light, 1 Cornhill, 1838. Second Stereotype Edition (American Imprints 48761; Axford, p. 431 [for a Charles Strong edition]; Bitting, p. 6 [for the 1849]; Cagle 14 [for the first printing]; Lowenstein 230; Wheaton & Kelly 65). Not in Dyer. Original publisher's green cloth binding with boards stamped in blind & title lettering gilt stamped to spine. Square & tight. Spine sunned. Prior owner signature to ffep & circular blind stamp to title leaf. Usual foxing. A VG - VG+ copy. 424, 8 pp. Publisher list last 8 pages T.p. vignette 12mo. 7" x 4-1/2" Published in Boston in 1838, this volume is both a Cookbook as well as a treatise on diet written by the president and founder of the American Vegetarian Society. It provides information about women's role as a housekeeper in early America as well as advice, recipes, and lofty aspirations regarding proper preparation of meals, following a vegetarian diet, and utilizing a housekeeper's limited time.  While Alcott's beliefs and aspirations are informative about mid-19th century reform, The Young Housekeeper also provides recipes for simple vegetarian meals from chapters such as The Apple, The Pear, and The Cucumber. This volume was produced with the main goal of arming young women with the knowledge and techniques to save time and money in the kitchen, promising to "save every household $100 a year, to be spent on something more worthy of time than eating and drinking". A popular work, the title went through at least twenty editions by 1851. In addition to being an author & the first president of the American Vegetarian Society, Alcott also a physician, teacher, & reformer. He also founded The American Physiological Society in 1837, the world's first physiological society. He wrote a total of 108 books covering subjects such as education reform, design, family life, diet, and physical education. As an active member in the health reform, Alcott believed that vegetarianism helped lead a person to a more spiritual life besides just being better for the body. He remained stringent in his vegetarian diet until his death in 1859 at the age of 60.   Provenance: This book contains the signature and two examples of the circular blindstamp of former owner Charles R. Macivor. Macivor was famous for his association with John Harvey Kellogg. This volume was considered the VeganVegetarian Bible for most of the 19th C and it is no surprise that this edition was in the collection of perhaps the one of the world's most famous individuals regarding the vegetarianvegan movement. Macivor worked at Battlecreek Food Co, with Kellogg from 1929-39, which would become Worthington Foods in 1960. Dr. Kellogg took a liking to Macivor and would form a long and lasting friendship which would spawn an important collection of American Diet history. The Charles Macivor Collection is held by the Center For Adventist Research. This collection mainly contains Charles R. Macivor's personal collections of materials relating to John H. Kellogg and the Battle Creek Sanitarium. It includes numerous correspondence, articles, manuscripts, and a large amount of photographs of Kellogg and the Battle Creek Sanitarium. One main feature of this collection is MacIvor's unfinished book manuscript, The Lord's Physician, a biography of John H. Kellogg from the author's perspective as a personal friend of the doctor. The two men shared a passion for the vegan diet and thought it important to health and sanity.   An important work in the US history of vegetarianism, and in that context, one which comes with an enviable provenance.

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        Handbuch der Cameralchemie zum Gebrauche bei seinen Vorlesungen und zum Selbstunterricht für Cameralisten, Ökonomen, Technolgen, Forstmänner, Fabrikanten und Kaufleute.

      Winters , Heidelberg, 1838.. 1029 Seiten 8° , Halbleder. Handbuch der Cameralchemie zum Gebrauche bei seinen Vorlesungen und zum Selbstunterricht für Cameralisten, Ökonomen, Technolgen, Forstmänner, Fabrikanten und Kaufleute. Erster Band - Ausgabe in 6 Lieferungen ( Vermutlich einzigster erschienener Band ) Schöner Halblederband der Zeit mit Rückentitel. Lederrücken leicht brüchig. Deckel leicht berieben. Vorderdeckel an 2 Stellen auf die darunterliegende Pappe zerrieben ( 50 Centstück und 5 Centstückgröße) Gelenke intakt, Block fest, Vorätze üblich leimfleckig, textsauber ordentlich bei einigen i.d. R. seitlichen Bleistiftanstrichen. Wenige Seiten ( ca. 3 ) stärker fleckig. 050 B

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        Indian Commerce and Russian Intrigue. The Present and Future Prospects of our Indian Empire

      London: Henry Hooper,, 1838. Octavo. Modern brown paper-covered boards, paper label to the spine. Folding map frontispiece. Map browned, text toned, else very good. First and only edition. Uncommon, 7 locations only on Copac, OCLC adds 2 more. Westmacott (1807-41) arrived in Bengal in 1823 as ensign, and was promoted captain in the 37th N.I. in 1833, the following year being made the junior assistant to the agent of the Governor general, North-east Frontier. A scholarly soldier, while in Assam he contributed a number of papers on local history and culture to the Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, also apparently compiling a seven volume regional history, the manuscript of which remains unpublished in the archives of the University of Aberdeen (see Bhattacharya, Approaches to History: Essays in Indian Historiography, p.227). During the First Afghan War, he saw action in the siege and capture of Bharatpur, and was later killed at the recapture of Rikabashi Fort, near Kabul, in 1841. Here Westmacott offers some timely, interesting and, in his case, sadly prophetic "observations on [British] relations with, and the relations subsisting between the various warlike tribes and half-civilized nations on the north, east, and west frontiers of India", and how these may affect the success of Russian efforts to "take advantage of any opening which may offer … Russia is under the walls of Herat - Russian intrigue is at work at Cabool. Let her secure Herat; give her but military or political sway over Cabool, and British influence and British commerce in Central Asia is destroyed, and with it our Indian Empire itself endangered". (Introduction). Excellent detailed map showing "the probable Theatre of War in Northern India and Central Asia", bounded on the western extreme by Tiflis in the north and the Persian Gulf in the south, and at the east by Khokand in the north and Gujerat in the south; criss-crossed with routes, informatively captioned, "36 days journey from Yezd to Dooshak for laden camels", "18 days from Kerman to Herat for a Courier", "Moravief's Route [to Khiva]". Peter Hopkirk's copy with his bookplate to the front pastedown. An attractive contribution to the literature of the Great Game with peerless provenance.

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        Ruy Blas - Le roi s'amuse EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris & Leipzig pour le premier volume|& Paris pour le second: H. Delloye & Brockhaus et Avenarius pour le premier volume|& Eugène Renduel pour le second, 1838. Fine. H. Delloye & Brockhaus et Avenarius pour le premier volume & Eugène Renduel pour le second, Paris & Leipzig pour le premier volume & Paris pour le second 1838 & 1832, 12,5x21cm, 2 volumes reliés en 1. - first edition for each of two volumes. Bound in red half shagreen, spine raised on four bands set with double gilded nets decorated with double cold boxes and dotted with gold, double gold striping at the head and tail, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, sprinkled edges. Signed autograph Victor Hugo leading the half-title page of the first volume: "... my good friend Leon Masson ..." "The King has fun" is full of the frontispiece of Tony Johannot shot China. Some small foxing, nice copy. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour chacun de deux volumes. Reliure en demi chagrin rouge, dos à quatre nerfs sertis de doubles filets dorés orné de doubles caissons à froid ainsi que de pointillés dorés, doubles filets dorés en tête et en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tranches mouchetées. Envoi autographe signé de Victor Hugo en tête de la page de faux-titre du premier volume : "... à mon excellent ami Léon Masson..." "Le Roi s'amuse" est bien complet du frontispice de Tony Johannot tiré sur Chine. Quelques petites rousseurs, agréable exemplaire.  

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        Cruchley's New Plan on London Improved Including The East and West India Docks

      G. F. Cruchley, London 1838 - This early pocket map of London shows the city as laid out around the Thames River, which snakes along the lower half of the map. The city and its surrounding boroughs extend out from the river's shores, with fine engraving of streets and buildings offering detailed insight into the city's development during the mid-18th century. This particular edition includes the East and West India Docks and the Isle of Dogs. Exceptionally detailed, it notes individual streets, parks, important buildings, bridges, and transportation lines. Unlike other editions of this map published by Cruchley, where a street index surrounds the map proper, this map includes a separate 42 page booklet containing an index to the map. Map is in very good condition with some minor spotting throughout. Dissected and mounted on linen. Minor offsetting. G. F. Cruchley was a map and book seller in London from 1797-1880. He started his career with the Arrowsmith firm and later published his own maps. He also reissued maps by John Cary. Cruchley is famous for his London plans, making this scarce map an increasingly desirable example. Map. Engraving with hand-coloring. Image measures 18.5 x 38". Comes with 42 page street index and original slipcase.

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        Landscape-Historical Illustrations Of Scotland, And The Waverly Novels: From Drawings By J.M.W. Turner & Descriptions By The Rev. G.N. Wright

      Fisher, Son, & Co, London 1838 - 28 x 22.5 cm. 19 part in 18 issues. First issue in monthly parts with the plates bearing the publisher's imprint, and with the correct publication dates. COHN 729. "Issued originally in 18 parts, in yellow printed wrappers. Six plates to each part, i.e. 108 illustrations among which are thirty-five etchings by G. Cruikshank on eighteen plates, issued contemporaneously with the Waverly Novels; which was also published in two volumes." Last issues contain List of Plates. Some backstrips chipped, covers separating on a few issues, marginal plate toning, bright, sharp images. Orig. cream wrappers, side-stitched wrappers. Very good in fine red cloth portfolio [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Narrative of the Adventures and Escape of Moses Roper, from American Slavery

      London: Darton, Harvey and Darton, 1838. 2nd ed. Hardcover. Good. xii, 108p. Original cloth; backstrip faded to brown. 15cm. Moderate chipping at ends of backstrip. Last text-leaf torn (repaired). Hinges cracked. Modern bookplate on front pastedown. The first edition of this slave narrative was published in 1837. Roper, a light-skinned slave born in North Carolina's Caswell County, reports that his former owner was also his father. Roper notes (in the introduction to this second edition) that a gentleman from Manchester was inspired by the first edition to send "the pecuniary means" for releasing one of Roper's sisters from slavery.

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        [Op. 12/II]. Fantasiestücke Für das Pianoforte Miß Anna Robena Laidlav [!Laidlaw] zugeeignet... Oeuv. 12.1r Heft. Der Abend. Aufschwung. Warum? Grillen. 2r Heft. In der Nacht. Fabel. Traumeswirren. Ende vom Lied. Heft II... Pr. 20 Gr

      Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 5835b]. [February 1838]. Folio. Disbound. [i] (title), 2-19, [i] (blank) pp. Title lithographed, music engraved. Slightly worn; minor to moderate foxing to pp. 7-14; occasional offsetting; publisher's oval handstamp to foot of title. . First Edition, first issue of Book II. Hofmann p. 29. McCorkle p. 51. Not in Hoboken.

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        MUSEE DU CHASSEUR ou collection de toutes les espèces de gibier de poil ou de plume qu’on chasse au fusil, avec la description de leurs caractères, de leurs moeurs, etc.; dirigé par un chasseur naturaliste, et lithographié d’après nature par Victor Adam

      1838. relié. Bon étatDeCollection. Paris, Armand Robin, Editeur, 1838. 2 volumes grand In-8 (26 x 18 cm), demi-basane marron à petits coins, dos à décor romantique et filets dorés. T. I - 2 ff. n. ch., VIII pp., 224 p., 36 planches lithographies et aquarellée erreurs de pagination : p.97 à 104 numérotées deux fois ; la p. 137 devient 157 et p. suivantes pourssuivant l'erreur jusqu'à la p. 224. s ; T. II - 2 ff. n. ch., 227 pp. 36 planches lithographiées et aquarellées ; avec un Supplément de XVI pp. (à la suite de la p. 124). Deux ex-libris sur les gardes. Illustré pour le tome 1 "animaux de bois et de plaine" de 36 planches lithographiées en couleurs h.-texte, 20 pour le gibier à plume, et 16 pour le gibier à poil. Pour le tome 2 "oiseaux aquatique" de 36 planches lithographiées en couleurs h.-texte, 20 pour les oiseaux de rivage, et 16 pour les oiseaux d?'eau. Parmi les gibiers représentés on trouve : le coq de bruyère, l?'alouette, l?'ortolan, la bécasse, le loup, le sanglier, le chamois, le courlis, le pluvier, la bécassine, la macreuse, le canard, la sarcelle, la poule d?'eau, etc. Ce bel ouvrage devient de plus en plus rare, indique Thiébaud, 6.

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        Handbuch der plastischen Chirurgie.

      - Nebst einer Vorrede von J.F. Dieffenbach. - Berlin, G. Reimer, 1838, 8°, XXII, 576 pp., mit 2 fein kolorierten doppelblattgroßen, gefalteten Kupfertafeln und zahlreichen Textholzschnitten, wohlerhaltener Pappband in Lederkassette. Optimum Omnium - Das erste Handbuch der Plastischen Chirurgie - The first textbook devoted soley to plastic surgery - ERSTE AUSGABE des ersten Handbuches der plastischen Chirurgie. Eines der gesuchtesten und seltensten Pionierwerke der Plastischen Chirurgie überhaupt! In einer kleinen Auflage erschienen und im Gebrauch zerschlissenen, sind die wenigen noch existierenden Exemplare in den Händen von Bibliotheken und Sammlern. Der Zeis gilt als praktisch unauffindbar. - Es ist wenig bekannt, daß das Werk ganze Textpassagen aus der Feder von Dieffenbach enthält: "Dieffenbach hatte mir versprochen, mir seine neuesten Operationsverfahren mittheilen zu wollen .als mein Buch in Berlin gedruckt wurde, schaltete er ganze Seiten ein, welche die Beschreibung seiner neuesten Verfahren enthielt . Dieffenbach spricht hier überall von sich in der dritten Person, so dass man glauben musste, ich hätte es geschrieben, und bezog sich dabei an vielen Stellen ( p.314, 318, 321, 334, 338, 390) auf die fünfte Abteilung seiner Chirurgischen Erfahrungen, welche . gleichzeitig mit meinem Handbuch erscheinen sollte . Aber diese fünfte Abteilung ist nicht herausgekommen, und es gehört daher zu den litarischen Curiositäten, dass ein Buch, welches niemals erschienen ist , so oft und mit solcher Bestimmtheit citiert worden ist." Zeis. - Aus Dresden stammend, ging Eduard Zeis (1807-1869) 1844 als Professor der Chirurgie nach Marburg, um später wieder in seiner Heimatstadt tätig zu werden. Zeis gehört zu den Vätern der modernen plastischen Chirugie und sein Handbuch, in dem er alles bis dahin Vorhandene ordnete und zusammenfasste, ist ein Meilenstein der Wiederherstellenden- u. Plastischen Chirurgie das seinen Wert auch in Zukunft behalten wird. " Möge dieses Werk denn wie das des Caspar Taliacotius auf die spätere Nachwelt übergehen." - Dieffenbach. - Der Zeis ist extrem selten, international bekannt und gesucht, der Preis angemessen dem sehr guten Erhaltungszustand des Exemplars. - *Rare First Edition of the first textbook devoted to plastic surgery. " The term p l a s t i c s u r g e ry was first used by E. Zeis in the title of his book published in 1833" - Skinner, Medical terms. In the first chapter Zeis gives his reason for devising and introducing the term " P l a s t i s c h e C h i r u r g i e ". His "Handbuch" is also valuable for containing the first known bibliography and history of plastic surgery in the field (pp. XV - XXXI) which he greatly expanded into a bibliography and history of plastic surgery, published in 1863. With a forword by Dieffenbach. Dieffenbach inserted als whole pages containing descriptions of his most recent techniques. Dieffenbach here refers to himself throughout in the third person, chiefly he refers to the fifth section of his "Chirurgische Erfahrungen". But this fifth section did not appear, and it is a literary curiosity that a book which never has been published is quoted so often and with such exactitude. - Garrison & Morton No.5743.4; Waller 10466; Patterson I, 677; Gabka & Vaubel, 154. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Oliver Twist; or, the Parish Boy's Progress. By "Boz

      London: Richard Bentley,, 1838. 3 volumes, octavo (200 x 115 mm). Contemporary dark blue morocco, raised bands, titles and panelling to compartments gilt, triple frames to boards and ruling to turn-ins gilt, all edges gilt, dark green morocco doublures, white moiré silk endpapers. 24 etched plates by George Cruikshank including the "Fireside" plate (facing p. 313 in vol. III). Half-titles to Volumes I and II; one advertisement leaf to Volume III. Original brown cloth bound into each volume. Extremities very gently rubbed, text blocks gently toned with occasional light spotting, plates browned. An excellent set. First edition, first issue with Boz title pages and the Fireside plate. Walter E. Smith explains the bibliographical details in Charles Dickens in the Original Cloth: "when Bentley decided to publish Oliver in book form before its completion in his periodical, Cruikshank had to complete the last few plates in haste. Dickens did not review them until the eve of publication and objected to the Fireside plate ("Rose Maylie and Oliver" [the final plate in vol. III])... Dickens had Cruikshank design a new plate [the Church plate] which retained the same title ... This Church plate was not completed in time for incorporation into the early copies of the book, but it replaced the Fireside plate in later copies... Dickens not only objected to the Fireside plate, but also disliked having "Boz" on the title page. He voiced these objections prior to publication and the plate and title page were changed between November 9 [publication date] and 16.

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        Oliver Twist; or, the Parish Boy's Progress. By "Boz."

      London: Richard Bentley, 1838 - 3 volumes, octavo (200 x 115 mm). Contemporary dark blue morocco, raised bands, titles and panelling to compartments gilt, triple frames to boards and ruling to turn-ins gilt, all edges gilt, dark green morocco inlays, white watered silk endpapers. Extremities very gently rubbed, text blocks gently toned with occasional light spotting, plates browned. An excellent set. 24 etched plates by George Cruikshank including the "Fireside" plate (facing p. 313 in vol. III). Half-titles to Volumes I and II; one advertisement leaf to Volume III. Original brown cloth bound into each volume. First edition, first issue with Boz title pages and the Fireside plate. Walter E. Smith explains the bibliographical details in Charles Dickens in the Original Cloth: "when Bentley decided to publish Oliver in book form before its completion in his periodical, Cruikshank had to complete the last few plates in haste. Dickens did not review them until the eve of publication and objected to the Fireside plate ("Rose Maylie and Oliver" [the final plate in vol. III]). Dickens had Cruikshank design a new plate [the Church plate] which retained the same title . This Church plate was not completed in time for incorporation into the early copies of the book, but it replaced the Fireside plate in later copies. Dickens not only objected to the Fireside plate, but also disliked having "Boz" on the title page. He voiced these objections prior to publication and the plate and title page were changed between November 9 [publication date] and 16." Smith 4.

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        A DISSERTATION ON THE NATURE AND CHARACTER OF THE CHINESE SYSTEM OF WRITING, IN A LETTER TO JOHN VAUGHAN; TO WHICH ARE SUBJOINED, A VOCABULARY OF THE COCHINESE LANGUAGE, BY FR. JOSEPH MORRONE, A COCHIN CHINESE & LATIN DICTIONARY.

      AN EARLY & MOST IMPORTANT TREATISE ON CHINESE & VIETNAMESE Philadelphia 1838, - American Philosophical Soc. Cloth overboards, 375p., 10 plates of Chinese characters, very good,minor wear to corners, spine head/tail contents clean, soundbright white paper, no foxing. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        La géologie et la minéralogie dans leurs rapports avec la théologie naturel EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Crochard & Cie, 1838. Fine. Crochard & Cie, Paris 1838, 13x22cm, 2 volumes reliés. - First edition of the French translation. Binders full marbled sheepskin back smooth decorated with motifs typographical cold and golden threads and cold, gilded heads and feet in strips, gold caps on slightly rubbed, small traces of friction on the joints, triple frames wheels gilt on covers, gilded friezes on the cuts, corners bumped, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, binders of the time. Our copy is full of its 87 full-page plates (including 1 color fold torn at the beginning), some double or triple pages. Some spots, a stain on the edges of the first volume reached without the text. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction française. Reliures en pleine basane marbrée, dos lisses ornés de motifs typographiques à froid ainsi que de filets dorés et à froid, frises dorées en têtes et en pieds, roulettes dorées sur les coiffes légèrement frottées, petites traces de frottements sur les mors, triples encadrements de filets dorés sur les plats, frises dorées sur les coupes, coins émoussés, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, reliures de l'époque. Notre exemplaire est bien complet de ses 87 planches hors-texte (dont 1 en couleurs dépliante déchirée au début) dont certaines à doubles ou triples pages. Quelques rousseurs, une tache sur les tranches du premier volume sans atteinte au texte.

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        La Nouvelle Jérusalem Revue religieuse et scientifique Tomes 1-2 EDITION ORIGINALE

      Saint-Amand (Cher): Farré le Garé, Imprimeur, 1838. Fine. Farré le Garé, Imprimeur, Saint-Amand (Cher) 1838-1840, in-8 (15,5 X 23,5 cm), relié. - First Edition. First volume of the collection of this very rare magazine of religion Swedenborg (which takes its title from one of the writings of philosopher theologian Swedish), published in Saint-Amand-Montrond (Cher) from 1838 to 1848 under the direction The Boys of the Guays. Rebound in half sheepskin olive green back with four nerves underlined golden double fillets and lightly rubbed with a small missing golden lace Length, caps a little frayed parts of title and volume number sheepskin cherry boards marbled paper, corners slightly rubbed, and guards against guards of handmade paper. Binding of époque.La review contains theological analysis of biblical exegesis articles, comments passages of the work of Swedenborg, newsletters, information about communities of the New Jerusalem in the copy monde.Agréable. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Premier volume de la collection de cette très rare revue de la religion de Swedenborg (qui reprend le titre d'un des écrits du philosophe théologien suédois), publiée à Saint-Amand-Montrond (Cher), de 1838 à 1848, sous la direction de Le Boys des Guays. Reliure demi-basane vert olive, dos à quatre nerfs soulignés de doubles filets dorés légèrement frottés et comportant un petit manque, dentelle dorée en pied, coiffes un peu élimées, pièces de titre et de tomaison en basane cerise, plats de papier marbré, coins légèrement frottés, gardes et contre-gardes de papier à la cuve. Reliure de l'époque. La revue contient des analyses théologiques, des articles d'exégèse biblique, des commentaires de passages de l'oeuvre de Swedenborg, des bulletins d'informations concernant les communautés de la Nouvelle Jérusalem dans le monde. Agréable exemplaire.

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        Paul et Virginie

      Paris: L. Curmer, 1838. Fine. L. Curmer, Paris 1838, 16,5x26cm, relié. - 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. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Célèbre édition illustrée de près de 450 vignettes gravées sur bois, de 29 planches hors-texte tirées sur Chine ainsi que de 7 portraits gravés sur acier d'après T. Johannot, Meissonnier, Iasbey, P. Huet. Reliure en plein maroquin cerise, dos lisse légèrement décoloré orné d'un cartouche doré agrémenté d'arabesques romantiques dorées, roulettes dorées sur les coiffes, un mors légèrement fendu en tête, encadrement d'un jeu de quadruples filets dorés et à froid sur les plats enrichis en écoinçons de motifs typograpiques dorés, cartouche central doré de forme bilobée enrichi en angles de fers romantiques dorés, encadrement d'une dentelle dorée sur les contreplats, gardes et contreplats de soie moirée blanche, doubles filets dorés sur les coupes, toutes tranches dorées, quelques éraflures sans gravité sur les coupes, élégante reliure romantique de l'époque signée de Laurent. Notre exemplaire est bien complet de sa carte de l'Ile-de-France par Dyonnet et des deux portraits dits "anglais". Le titre est en second tirage à l'adresse du 49 de la rue de Richelieu, le portrait de la "Bonne femme" n'est pas gravé à la page 418. Quelques petites rousseurs. Bel exemplaire de ce livre phare, l'un des plus belles réalisations de l'illustration romantique, établi dans une parfaite reliure romantique de Laurent. 

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        Illustrations of British Birds. Vol. 1-4.

      London, Longman and co, (1838-44). 2nd. edition. Folio. (360 x 250 mm). Lithograped titles and list of plates to each volume. 328 fine hand-coloured lithographed plates after Meyer by Meyer and Mary Ann Moor Meyer. Contemporary brown morocco. Spine gilt in compartments. All edges gilt.. A fine copy. 338 hand-coloured lithographed plates. Vol. I. 81 plates (Index 78 plates), Vol. II. 77 plates (Index 76 plates). Vol. III. 86 plates (index 82 plates). Vol. IV. 84 (Index 81 plates). The first edition was published in 1835-41. Nissen #627

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        La Svizzera pittoresca e suoi dintorni. Quadro generale descrittivo, istorico e statistico dei 22 cantoni, della Savoja, d'una parte del Piemonte e del paese di Baden. Seconda edizione.

      Mendrisio, Tipografia Minerva Ticinese, 1838,. in-4to, text on 2 col., 296 p. avec qqs vign. de fin-de-chapitre gravees + 1 ff. ,Indice' + 2 ff. (1 ff. bl. 1 ff. entre-titre apres p. 232) + ill. de 70 planches gravees sur acier avec ca. 116 illustrations a mi-page et 14 a plein page dont plusieurs panoramas et costumes + 1 carte de la Suisse depl. non reliee (= Keller: Carte Routiere de la Suisse - Gravee p. Tardieu, Paris 1838, de 'la Suisse Pittoresque'), rousseurs par-ci par-la, nom ms. sur titre 'E. Guercia', reliure en d.-cuir rouge, dos orne or, couv. de la brochure orig. cons. (entouree des 23 ecussons cantonaux, coupee un peu court avec timbre d'une bibliotheque privee), coins touches, les bords un peu rapes.. Rare deuxieme edition italienne. Un ouvrage qui a connu une grande popularite en francais et en italien (dont la premiere edition date de 1836). Bel ouvrage romantique et peu courant (Perret). Avec les vues a pleine page de Mendrisio - Lugano - Locarno - Bellinzona - Lac Majeur avec Isola Bella - Cite d'Aoste avec Ruine d'un Amphitheatre - Chateau Chambery - et le magnifique Panorama de la Vallee de Chamouny. Avec en plus la carte routiere de Keller.Zweite italienisch-sprachige Ausgabe, (die erste Ausg. ist von 1836), mit den in der französischen Ausgabe (1835) nicht erhaltenen ganzseit. Ansichten von Lugano, Mendrisio, Locarno und Bellinzona.Der erste und weitaus grösste Teil des Werkes enthält die Beschreibung der Schweiz und seiner Kantone. Es folgen ab S. 233 die Nachbarregionen wie: Como. Chiavenna. La Valtellina. / Piemonte. Lago Maggiore. / Valle d'Aosta. / Savoja Chambery. / Monte-Bianco / Valle di Chamouny. / Foresta-Nera, Baden. Costanza.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Wäber 68 (nur Franz. Ausg.); Perret 2840 (ed. francaise et italienne).

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        Congrès de Vérone Guerre d'Espagne Négociations : colonies espagnoles EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris|& Leipzig: Delloye & Acquéreur & Brockhaus & Avenarius, 1838. Fine. Delloye & Acquéreur & Brockhaus & Avenarius, Paris & Leipzig 1838, 13x21,5cm, 2 volumes reliés. - First edition of this text, the importance of eventually appear because it is a significant part of the "Memoires d'Outre grave" (see Clouzot). Binders half navy calf, flat spines decorated with romantic gold chains, gold in heads and tails strips, upper caps slightly rubbed and with one of them for two minor losses, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats paper tank, two tears in a slice, romantic contemporary binding. Quite complete the list of subscribers at the end of the second volume. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de ce texte dont l'importance a fini par apparaître car c'est une partie non négligeable des "Mémoires d'Outre tombe" (cf Clouzot). Reliures en demi veau marine, dos lisses ornés de fers romantiques dorés, frises dorées en têtes et en queues, coiffes supérieures légèrement frottées et comportant pour l'une d'elles deux petits manques, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, deux accrocs sur une tranche, reliure romantique de l'époque. Exemplaire bien complet  de la liste des souscripteurs à la fin du second volume.  

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        Pathological anatomy. Illustrations of the elementary forms of disease

      London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman, 1838. Carswell, Robert (1793?"1857). Pathological anatomy. Illustrations of the elementary forms of disease. Folio. [109]ff. 48 extremely fine hand-colored lithographed plates drawn on the stone by the author. London: Longman. . . , 1838. 355 . 262 mm. Half morocco, cloth boards in period style, endpapers renewed. Minor foxing and toning, faint dampstaining on title and the margins of a few other leaves, not affecting any plates, but a very good copy. Only Edition. One of the most beautiful of all atlases of pathology. ?Carswell . . . studied morbid anatomy in Paris under Louis. He was commissioned by University College, London, to prepare a collection of pathological drawings, and in about three years (1828?"31) he completed a series of 2,000 water-colour drawings of diseased structures, which is still preserved at the College, where he was appointed professor of anatomy. The plates for his great work on pathological anatomy were furnished from his own drawings and put upon the stone by himself. These illustrations have, for artistic merit and for fidelity, never been surpassed, while the matter represents the highest point which the science of morbid anatomy had reached before the introduction of the microscope? (Osler, Bibliotheca Osleriana, 2250, italics ours). Garrison-Morton (online) 2291. Long 94. Goldschmid, Entwickelung und Bibliographie . . . 156. Not in Waller or Cushing.

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        El Pendolista universal. Obra original que contiene el arte de escribir.

      New York, Don Jorge W. Halsey, y Hermanos, 1838. - Mit 35 gest. Tafeln. 14 S. HLdr. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Deckeltitel. 20 x 24 cm. Nash, American Penmanship, p. 277; Rico y Sinobas, Diccionario de calígrafos españoles 233. - Frühes amerikanisches Schreibmeisterbuch, in spanischer Sprache. - Hintere Decke fleckig und lose, Rücken lädiert. Vorsätze stark knittirg. Durchgehend stark gebräunt, tls. auch etwas feuchtfleckig. Mit Erhaltungsmängeln. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PARADISE LOST

      London: Charles Tilt, 1838. Tilt's reissue of the second edition with Martin's plates of 1833 (Wickenheiser no. 933). Fine in a beautiful binding. The front board has been professionally reattached, and done so well as to be nearly imperceptible. Tilt's reissue of the second edition with Martin's plates of 1833 (Wickenheiser no. 933). Quarto. 373p. Printed by C. Whittingham. Illustrated by John Martin with 24 dramatic full-page mezzotints, extra-illustrated with 24 plates from the 1794-96 edition of John & Henry Richter: 12 stipple engraved plates and 12 circular vignette illustrated engraved plates, along with the engraved frontispiece and dedication page (Wickenheiser 779). Additionally extra-illustrated with 2 engraved plates by Ales and engraved portraits by Goldar, Marckl, Maulet, and Sixdeniers. Bound by Thierry in full dark purple crushed morocco with marbled endpapers, t.e.g., the the spine with gilt title and densely gilt panels featuring central flowers, the covers with a series of gilt frames with large ornate corner pieces, fancy dentelles. This book was one of the great publishing enterprises of the age. It appeared in eight different editions, this the first small plate edition. The images are vivid with striking contrasts of white on black. (Gordon Ray, The Illustrator and The Book in England. #69).

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        Autograph letter signed in full

      2 pp. of a bifolium. 12mo. Undated. In brown ink. Partial watermark, "B F K RIVES," to first leaf. In French (with translation). The composer invites his "dear collaborator" to his home. "You will find me everyday from one o'clock until five o'clock... I am very happy to do something new with you. My ideas are still confused. Come and straighten them out." Slightly worn; creased at folds. Together with: A postcard photograph of the composer by Carjat. Very slightly worn; minor abrasion to verso. . Georges Bizet (1838-1875) "might have surpassed all the many composers active in France in the last third of the 19th century had it not been for his untimely death at the age of 36. Carmen, first performed three months before his death, has become one of the most popular operas of any age." Hugh Macdonald in Grove Music Online.

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        DAS DEUTSCHE BUNDESHEER. In characteristischen Gruppen entworfen und gezeichnet in Verbindung mehrerer Kuenstler von H.A. Eckert in Muenchen.

      In - 4 gr., volume in cartonato ottocentesco con tit. ms. al piatto (sciupato), contenuto in una scatola in tela moderna. L'opera è costituita da una stupenda raccolta di 64 tavv., applicate su fogli di carta forte con didascalia e timbro a secco dell'editore. Sono litografie colorate a mano, composte e disegnate dal vero da Dietrich Monten. Ogni tavola rappresenta militari in uniforme da combattimento o da riposo, in gruppi caratteristici a piedi o a cavallo, appartenenti alle seguenti regioni della Confederazione tedesca: "Wuertemberg" (30 tavv.) - "Bayern" (1 tav.) - "Baden" (19 su 21 tavv.) - "Hessen Darmstadt" (9 su 16 tavv.) - "Hessen (Kassel)" (5 su 20 tavv.). Cfr. Colas,I,935 - Benezit,VII, p. 500 per il pittore di battaglie e litografo Dietrich Monten (1799 - 1843) - Monod "Le prix des estampes",II, p. 130. Nel ns. esemplare aloni di umidità (più o meno pesanti) al marg. inf. bianco dei fogli che però non intaccano le bellissime incisioni.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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        Autograph letter signed in full

      2 pp. of a bifolium. 12mo. Undated. In brown ink. Partial watermark, "B F K RIVES," to first leaf. In French (with translation). The composer invites his "dear collaborator" to his home. "You will find me everyday from one o'clock until five o'clock... I am very happy to do something new with you. My ideas are still confused. Come and straighten them out." Slightly worn; creased at folds. Together with: A postcard photograph of the composer by Carjat. Very slightly worn; minor abrasion to verso. . Georges Bizet (1838-1875) "might have surpassed all the many composers active in France in the last third of the 19th century had it not been for his untimely death at the age of 36. Carmen, first performed three months before his death, has become one of the most popular operas of any age." Hugh Macdonald in Grove Music Online.

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        Holländischer Dorfweg mit Holzbrücke. Originale Rötelzeichnung mit teilweiser Lavierung auf getöntem Papier eines holländischen Meisters.

      17. Jahrhundert.. 1 Blatt. Mit Falzen auf Trägerkarton montiert, 20,8 x 23,8 cm, Ca. 15,4 x 20,2 cm.. (Knickspuren im oberen Bereich des Bildes, wenig braunfleckig, verso mit kleinen Stempeln) Eine stimmungsvolle, meisterlich ausgeführte Dorfansicht. - Laut Katalogeintrag eines renommierten Berliner Buch- und Kunstauktionshauses stammt diese Zeichnung aus der Sammlung des Dr. Hugo Toman (1838 - Prag - 1898). Verso finden sich zwei kleine Stempel "Jan Weger". Herr Holm Bevers, Hauptkustos für niederländische und englische Kunst, Kupferstichkabinett der staatlichen Museen zu Berlin, Preußischer Kulturbesitz (SMPK) hat die Zeichnung für das Auktionshaus begutachtet. Auf einem auf den Trägerkarton montierten Schildchen und auf der Rückseite der Zeichnung finden sich Zuschreibungen von alter Hand "Jan Bapt. Weenix (Amsterdam 1621 - 1660)". Jan Baptist Weenix (Vornamen auch Giovanni Battista; Nachnamen auch Weenincks, Weenincx, Weeninx) (geb. 1621 in Amsterdam; gest. um 1660 in Huis ter Mey, heute Haarzuilens bei Utrecht) war ein niederländischer Maler des Goldenen Zeitalters. (wikipedia). - Thieme-Becker XXXV, Seite 246 f. (für Weenix).

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        Landshcaft an der Isar aus der Au bei München.

      . Bleistift und Deckweiß, auf grautonigem Velin, links unten signiert, betitelt und datiert "AEKirchner / Partie aus d. Au bei München / d 19ten Septbr. 1838.", rechts folgende Widmung: "Kirchner seinem Freund Rottmann 1840". 15,1 : 27 cm. Verso am Oberrand Rest einer alten Verklebung. Provenienz: Antiquariat Wölfle, München; süddeutsche Privatsammlung.. Kirchner erhielt ersten Unterricht bei Fr. Bauer an der Akademie in Leipzig und bei J.C.C. Dahl (1788-1857) und C.D. Friedrich (1774-1840) in Dresden. Seit 1832 lebte er in München. Die Rückkehr nach Leipzig erfolgte jedoch bereits 1833, da er zum Militärdienst eingezogen wurde. Durch L. Puttrich, den Verfasser der Denkmale der Baukunst des Mittelalters in Sachsen (Leipzig, 1836 ff.) wurde er zur Architekturmalerei angeregt. Studienreisen führten Kirchner von München aus nach Tirol und Oberitalien. In den Sommermonaten hielt er sich längere Zeit in Heidelberg auf. Die 1839 datierte Zeichnung muß in dieser Zeit in Heidelberg entstanden sein. Wimpfen liegt an der Einmündung der Jagst in den für Dampfer schiffbaren Neckar, so dass Kirchner bequem von Heidelberg nach Wimpfen reisen konnte.

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        LETTERS ON PARAGUAY: Comprising an Account of a four year's residence in that Republic, under the Government of the Dictator Francia; [with] Francia's Reign of Terror, Sequel to Letters on Paraguay

      London, John Murray, 1838.FIRST EDITIONS 1838 - 1839, 3 volumes, complete set, the first part occupies the first 2 volumes, the first edition of Volume III appeared in 1839, 8vo, approximately 190 x 120 mm, 7½ x 4½ inches, engraved frontispiece portrait of Francia, folding hand coloured map of Paraguay in Volume I, engraved frontispiece to Volume II, pages: xxvii, (1), 359; x, 342; xvi, 400, no half - titles, uniformly bound in 19th century half calf over marbled sides, gilt ruled raised bands, gilt decoration in 3 compartments, contrasting gilt lettered morocco labels, edges and endpapers marbled. Marbled paper slightly rubbed, light browning offset onto title pages from frontispieces, very light foxing to margins of map which also has 1 slight misfold, occasional light foxing, slightly heavy on last few pages of Volume I. Otherwise a very good sturdy attractive set. Joseph Sabin, A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, 71963; Borba de Moraes, Bibliographia Brasiliana, Volume II, page 210. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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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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