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        Democracy in America

      George Adlard 1838 - New York: George Adlard, 1838. xxviii, 464 p. Second American edition. Original navy cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Good+ condition. Clean text. Light foxing to some pages. Two former owners' names on front endpaper (with helpful info about them written in pencil underneath), half-title, and paste down; small ink dot on fore edge. Spine faded. Cloth worn away at corners, exposed tips. A solid copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Berlin, 30. VI. 1838.. 2 SS. auf gefalt. Doppelblatt mit papiergedecktem Siegel und Adresse (Faltbrief). 8vo.. Launiger Brief an den Musiker Friedrich Wieck (1785-1873), Vater und Lehrer der Pianistin Clara Wieck (bald: Schumann), die der Adressat zum Zeitpunkt dieses Schreibens nach Tunlichkeit von ihrem Verlobten, seinem ehemaligen Schüler Robert Schumann zu trennen suchte: "Verehrtester Freund! Clara-beglückter Vater! Ich grüße Sie und Ihr Fräulein Tochter auf das Innigste, und das ist mir sehr fatal - denn wenn ich bei Ihnen in Leipzig wäre so braucht ich nicht erst zu schreiben und zu grüßen; dann brauchte ich bloss die Ohren zu spitzen. Berlin gähnt jetzt ungeheuer. Wegen des Instrumentes beim alten Behrend habe noch nichts wirken können. Soll's denn 24 oder 22 fr'dor kosten. Herr Gott ich vergesse aber ganz - ich habe die Ehre Ihnen meinen Freund und Landsmann den H. Assessor [August] Lemke aus Danzig vorzustellen, der ein guter Dilettant (Klavier u. Cello) und Universitätsfreund von Rob. Schumann ist. Gönnen Sie ihm das beneidenswerthe Glück (ich ärgere mich) Ihre Clara zu hören, dann braucht er auf seiner Ferner-Reise nicht weiter Clavierspielen zu hören. [...] Dies ist die Karte für Mlle. Clara Wieck, die ich vergessen habe abzugeben, wie Sie sich von der Treppe warfen Mittags um 12 Uhr wo Sie einen Studenten belangen wollten". - Leicht knittrig. Truhn, Schüler von Ries und Zelter, übernahm 1835 die Kapellmeisterstelle am Stadttheater in Danzig, wo er außerdem als Musiklehrer wirkte. "Nach seiner Rückkehr nach Berlin (1837) widmete sich Truhn in erster Linie publizistischer Tätigkeit [...] Truhn hat sich als Komponist, Dirigent, Schriftsteller und Organisator große Verdienste um das Musikleben in Berlin, Danzig, Elbing und Riga erworben. Unter seinen Kompositionen ragen neben Chor- und Bühnenwerken vor allem zahlreiche Lieder hervor, welche seinerzeit sehr beliebt und verbreitet waren. Eine bemerkenswerte Rolle fiel Truhn als weitblickendem Organisator des Männerchorwesens zu (Gründer u.a. der Neuen Liedertafel in Berlin). Seine schriftstellerischen Arbeiten weisen ihn als seriösen Kritiker aus" (MGG XIII, 851).

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("A. Henselt").

      O. O. u. D. - 1½ SS. 8vo. An eine Verinka: "Ich habe mich sehr vergangen gegen Sie, was ist zu machen, ich habe keine Zeit, also verzeihen Sie! Neulich hab ich bei Oldenburg das Gespräch auf Sie gebracht, Fräulein Aretin war auch dabei. Sie können sich denken daß ich so viel ich konnte zu Ihrem besten gesprochen ebenso die Aretin [.] Die Prinzessin zeigte sich sehr theilnehmend für Sie u. versprach ganz gewiß Sie der Großfürstin zu empfehlen [.]". - Adolf Henselt war in den 1830er Jahren als Konzertpianist seiner virtuosen Technik wegen hoch angesehen und wurde zum Hofpianisten der russischen Kaiserin und zum Musiklehrer der Prinzen ernannt; 1838 ließ er sich auf Dauer in St. Petersburg nieder und wurde Generalmusikinspektor der kaiserlichen Töchtererziehungsheime. "Als Komponist eines Klavierkonzerts und etwa 40 kleinerer Klavierstücke wird er stilistisch zwischen Chopin und Schumann eingeordnet" (DBE). - Mit einem kleinen Randeinriß.

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        Mahmud Schebisteri's Rosenflor des Geheimnisses. Persisch und Deutsch herausgegeben von Hammer - Purgstall. Mit zwey Ansichten des Dorfes Schebister und der Grabstätte von Tebris.

      Pesth und Leipzig, Hartleben, 1838.. VI,32 S. (mit dem Text in dt. Sprache) mit ganzseitigen 2 Lithographien + 28 Bll. (14 Doppelblatt, mit dem Text in persischer Sprache auf verschiedenfarb. persischem Papier mit Mustern) + 1 Bl. m. persisch. Einleitung + gestoch. Schlussvignette sowie 56 Randbordüren.. Or.-Broschur mit jeweils, vorne und hinten lithographiertem Rosenstrauß. 4to. (29x22cm). Erste europäische Textedition u. vollständige Übersetzung des 1317 n. Chr. verfassten, einflussreichen Kompendiums der Islamischen Mystik " Golshan-e Raz " von Machmud Shabestari. (KLL). Jeder Bogen des persischen Textes auf andersfarbigen Papier gedruckt u. mit 8 verschiedenen, breiten lithogr. Randbordüren mit Tier- u. Blumenmotiven verziehrt. Broschur berieben, angeschmutzt, rissig. Unbeschnitten, persischer Text unaufgeschnitten. Rücken mit zeitgen. Papierstreifen "verstärkt". Innen braunfleckig, Papierecken angestoßen und teilweise geknickt.

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        Gedichte.

      Stuttgart, Cotta 1838.. 236 S. Lln. d. Zt. m. reicher Rvg. Rückengelenk oben ca. 3 cm eingerissen. Papier teils stark fleckig..

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        The Suburban Gardener and Villa Companion

      London: Printed for the Author, 1838. Comprising the choice of a suburban or villa residence, or of a situation on which to form one; the arrangement and furnishing of the house; and the laying out, planting, and general managemnt of the graden and grounds; the whole adapted for grounds from one Perch to fifty acres and upwards in extent; and intended for the instruction of those who know little of gardening and rural affairs, and more particularly for the use of Ladies. xvi, 752pp illustrated throughout with wood engravings. Three quarter calf with marbled boards recently rebacked with the original spine relaid. A good copy.. First Edition. Three-Quarter Calf. Very Good. 220x145mm.

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        Some Thoughts Concerning Domestic Slavery in a Letter to -- Esq., of Baltimore

      Baltimore: Joseph N. Lewis. 1838. First edition. 16mo. 115pp. Publisher's brown cloth with printed pink label on front board. Two early owner's names, front fly affixed to the pastedown from an excess of binder's glue, small chip at the corner of the label, some light spotting on the boards, modest foxing in text, still a handsome very good or better copy. The second edition, published the following year, identifies the author. Howes C134; Sabin 86769. .

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        Les arts au moyen age, en ce qui concerne principalement le palais romain de Paris, l'hotel de Cluny, issu de ses ruines, et les objets d'art de la collection classee dans cet Hotel. The five folio Plate & Atlas volumes

      Paris: Techener. Fine. 1838-46. First. Full red morocco. 618 plates, 512 of which are hand-colored & 18 of which are sepia toned .Full supple red morocco, double ruled board fore-edges, gilt inner dentelles, twelve raised bands, floriated compartments, ruled & floriated boards, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt.Sumptuously bound by H. Stamper [London]. ; Elephant Folio 555 x270mm; 21 3/4x10 1/2 in; Additional images and further information provided upon request. Please note this set weighs c. 100 pounds & may require additional postage for international destinations. .

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        Congrès de Vérone. Guerre d'Espagne. Négociations : colonies espagnoles

      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. Delloye & Acquéreur & Brockhaus & Avenarius Paris & Leipzig 1838 13x21,5cm 2 volumes reliés

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        La peau de chagrin

      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. Delloye et Lecou Paris 1838 In 8 (16x26cm) relié

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        Stello

      New edition published in the complete works of the author. Bound in full morocco long grain lemon, brown back eight nerves for ornate decorative motifs romantic having faded, part of red morocco, name of the author of olive morocco, gilt on the covers, rich frames wheels of edgings, wreaths and gilt fillets on covers, gilt edged headers and foot sections, with golden frames on the guards, guards and contreplats brown paper, all edges gilt, modern morocco case lined with garland lemon dishes of coated paper bowl, romantic contemporary binding. Precious autograph signed by the author: "... evidence of dedication and respect / nephew / Alfred de Vigny." Rare spots affecting mainly the earliest and latest pages. Copy pleasantly set in an elegant romantic contemporary binding. H. Delloye & V. Lecou Paris 1838 13,5x22cm relié sous étui

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        Die Berlin-Potsdamer Eisenbahn. 62 S. Mit einem Textholzschnitt, lithogr. Falttafel und lithogr. Faltplan. 12°. Illustr. Orig.-Pappband (leichte Gebrauchsspuren).

      Berlin, George Gropius, 1838.. . Außerordentlich seltene Beschreibung der ersten Eisenbahn in Preußen, kurz nach Eröffnung der ersten Teilstrecke Zehlendorf-Potsdam erschienen. Die gesamte Strecke führte vom Potsdamer Tor in Berlin bis zur langen Brücke in Potsdam. Der erste Antrag wurde bereits 1835 eingereicht, jedoch mit den merkwürdigsten Einwänden verzögert, obwohl keine staatlichen Zuschüsse gefordert wurden; eine Eisenbahn wurde einfach nicht als besonders wichtig erachtet. Erst am 23. 9. 1837 waren alle Genehmigungen erteilt. Nach einer relativ kurzen Bauzeit von 14 Monaten konnte der Betrieb erst auf der Strecke Zehlendorf-Potsdam, dann am 29. 10. 1838 auf der gesamten Strecke eröffnet werden. Gebaut wurde die anfangs eingleisige Bahn von dem Mathematiker und Geheimen Oberbaurath August Leopold Crelle, der in seinem 'Journal für Baukunst' ausführlich darüber berichtet. Das Büchlein enthält einen allgemeinen Bericht über Eisenbahnen sowie eine genaue Beschreibung der Berlin-Potsdamer Bahn mit Aufstellung der Kosten, Ausstattung - Lokomotiven und Raduntergestelle aus England - die Unterschiede der 4 Klassen, Statuten ("Kranke Personen und säugende Kinder können zur Mitreise nicht zugelassen werden"), Repräsentanten usw. Interessant sind die Informationen über die Aktiengesellschaft und die Bedingungen für Kapitalanleger. Weiter werden alle zur Zeit in Deutschland projektierten Eisenbahnen vorgestellt. Fast rührend mutet der Versuch an, technische Vorgänge verständlich zu machen. So werden die "Ausweichungen" auf den Bahnhöfen und ausführlich die Funktionsweise von Weichen und Zugbewegungen erklärt. - Titel mit hübschem Stempel der Bibliothek des Erbgroßherzogs von Hessen. Unterschiedlich stockfleckig, gutes Exemplar. Exlibris. - Haskell 983. Zopf/Heinrich S. 729. Nicht bei Metzeltin.

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        DICTIONNAIRE DE LA CONVERSATION ET DE LA LECTURE - 52 TOMES.

      RO20172716: 52 TOMES: environs 450 à 500 pages par tome - contre-plats jaspés - texte en 2 colonnes - quelques traces de mouillure en coin sans consequence pour la lecture. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos satisfaisant. Mouillures Classification Dewey : 443-Dictionnaire français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Map of the Province of Upper Canada, describing all the new settlements, townships &c, with the countries adjacent, from Quebec to Lake Huron Compiled from the original documents in the Surveyor General';s Office

      London: James Wyld, 1838. Slip case. Very Good. London, Published by JAs. WYLD, Geographer to HER MAJESTY. CHARING CROSS EAST 1838. 24 1/2 x 36 5/8 inches (61 x 93 cm). Hand-colouring to some areas on map. Paper trimmed and mounted on linen, as issued and folded into 24 panels ( 3 x 8). Two backed linen panels have ads for James Wyld mounted on them and when map is folded they appears at the front and back panels. Folded to a final size of 8 1/4 x 4 5/8 inches (20.5cm x 11.5cm) and inserted into the original green cloth slipcase with paper label on front. Condition: Map has offsetting from being folded and a couple of 1/4 inch brown marks otherwise, very good condition. Slipcase is good condition with wear and splitting on corners. Old library, xlibris, label affixed to back of slip case. This 1838 later issue of the map had two different 1838 printings and this is the appears to be the 6b version as identified in the bibliography book, Winearls Mapping Upper Canada, page 15, item 30.6b.An early map of Upper Canada in generally very good condition.Winearls, 30.6b.

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        An Essay on the Modern System of Fortification. Adopted for Defense of the Rhine Frontier.

      Original red cloth binding with gilt title to the front cover. Soiling to the covers and mild wear to the corners. A couple of small brown spots to the rear cover. Bindng is tight with clean pages. Five attractive large, b&w foldout maps at the rear of the book. A very scarce book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Insurrection in Canada Manuscript Stampless self-cover letter

      Rochester, 1838. 1st Edition. With Envelope. Very Good. Autograph Letter Signed, 3p. quarto, November 11, 1838, City of Rochester, State of New York.Very good conditionCover addressed to the writers father in England. The letter reads in part: ...I have removed from Hamilton, Upper Canada, to the City of Rochester, State of N.Y. United States of America, and that I am no longer under the thraldom of British Government and I hope I never shall live under it again...it is quite evident to every liberal person that the Home Government does not intend to do the Canadas any permanent good or in fact any good at all...I am thankful that I am clear from the domination of her Majestites satellites and that I am a free man. It is my intention if things are quiet in Canada in the spring to go over and sell any property or dispose of it in some way; for there will be no living there till the country is free from British tyrany. The news arrived here yesterday that the Patriots were organizing in Lower Canada that they had one battle with the regulars, beaten them, and taken 60 soldiers prisoners that they have some French officers lately from France at their head, and that they were rising in every direction.

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        Nauders

      . Engpass von Finstermünz mit der Aussicht vom Schloss u. Dorf Nauders. Tonlithographie v. Kirchner aus "Ansichten von Tyrol und Salzburg". München, liter. artist. Anstalt 1838-41, 27 x 44 cm - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Nebehay-W. 55 / 20. - Selten! - Leicht stockfleckig.

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        Manuscript - Pictorial History of England

      England, 1838. Pictorial History of England With Important Events in Colonial America and the West Indies Brilliant Manuscript Chronology 54 BC - 1817 Discovery of America - Sea Bubble - Battle of Quebec War of Independence - Abolition of Slavery Barton in Oxfordshire, 1838. "History of England Illustrated by Symbols" by M. Moore. Unpublished manuscript pictorial history of England, with significant events pertaining to the history of North America and the West Indies, illustrated chronologically with 267 darling ink drawings. 8vo. 117 pages, comprising 41 pages of manuscript plates drawn on rectos only, and 73 pages of manuscript descriptions written inversely recto and verso, a title page, emblematic frontis and introduction. Paper made and watermarked by J. Green & Son, of the Hayle Mill in Kent, in 1837. A faint pencil annotation to upper margin of the 5th plate reads "Xmas 1838" signifies the date of creation. Half red calf over green boards, with author's name to gilt tooled label. Volume measures approximately 12 x 19 cm. Some wear to boards, otherwise in very good condition, a brilliant historical work using imagery. Well over two hundred paramount events which contributed to the founding of two great empires - British and America - and the independence of the latter, unfold most cleverly in an iconographic timeline masterfully compiled and explained by a savant historian. Early conquests, crusades, massacres, treason, executions, reformation, sea trade, decisive colonial battles and treaties, births, marriages, and deaths of royals and nobles, plagues, voyages of discovery, consequential laws, persons of political and social influence, the abolition of slavery, and more, are represented in comprehensible symbolism. The volume begins by illustrating Celtic civilization and events leading up to the Norman conquest of England in 1066, the first drawing representing a Druid sacrifice. Subsequently we find King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and the death of Edward the Martyr. The fourth plate highlights the curfew law adopted by William I, the Tower of London being constructed, and the Domesday Book. Subsequent events include Peter the Hermit in the First Crusade, the drowning of Prince William in the White Ship disaster of 1120, the very brief reign of Empress Matilda, the Norman invasion of Ireland, the Great Revolt 1173-1174, the Massacre of the Jews at the Coronation of King Richard I. On the tenth plate England is shackled by the Pope Innocent III and Magna Carta is issued at Runnymede. The Magna Carta appears again on the next plate, as does De Montfort's Parliament established in 1265. A series of battles, insurrections, assassinations, and massacres ensues, including the execution of Joan of Arc in 1431. A barrell of Malmsey wine denotes the alleged drowning murder of George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence, for treason against his brother Edward IV.Britain's interest in North America surfaces mid-way in the volume. "Discovery of America; and the building of the Great Harry" captions figure 7, plate 21, which memorializes the death of Henry VII in 1509 who commissioned John Cabot's voyage of discovery to North America in 1497, and ordered the construction of the vessel "Henry Grace à Dieu" (known as Great Harry). The divorce of King Henry VIII and Catharine of Aragon, the Protestant Reformation (1536), the deaths of Queen Anne and Thomas Cromwell, and the period of persecution and martyrdom from 1534 to 1547 are portrayed on the 23rd plate. Also from the sixteenth century, the Oxford Martyrs of 1555, Shakespeare and Spencer are represented. Sir Walter Raleigh's name appears in the timeframe of his voyage to America in 1578. His life's works death are depicted in a lovely pictorial compilation dated 1618. Strifeful times in the mid-seventeenth century include the Irish Rebellion of 1641, the beginning of the English Civil War in 1642, the capture, release and execution of King Charles the First. Shaped as a warrior's shield, and arrow of torches, and topped with a lion rampant flag, the numerous battles of the English Civil Wars, or Great Rebellion (1642-51) are named and dated. Headed by three swords representing the 1649 Commonwealth of England, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth Oliver Cromwell is featured in three separate sketches including the seizure of Jamaica in 1655 and the posthumous execution of his corpse. Especially lively is a page devoted to events in the time Charles featuring the Great Plague of London, the Four Days' Battle in the Second Anglo-Dutch War, the Great Fire of London, the cabal's Secret Treaty of Dover with France, the Habeas Corpus, and the Habeas Corpus Act 1679. Dated 1702, the year of John Benbow's death, two sketches portray his participation in naval battles against France, including a convoy of ships in the West Indies representing his death at Port Royal, Kingston. A simple and clever sketch portrays the South Sea Bubble, the peak value of a debauched British joint-stock scheme monopolizing trade in the South Seas and America, mainly dealing in slaves. Directly above this is a sketch relating the exile of over 600 Jacobite rebels and supporters captured at Preston being transported to the American colonies in 1716. In British America, plate 36 presents a battle which was most consequential for colonial Georgia - the War of Jenkins' Ear. Beginning in 1739 and being a commercial rivalry for trade rights, at its conclusion Georgia remained an English colony. "Quebec Taken and the Death of General Wolfe" describes a sketch of the Battle of Quebec 1759 also known as the Battle of the Plains of Abraham. Plate 37 relates largely to North America: • In 1760, the end of French rule in North America, as a result of British military taking control of Montreal. France ceded its territory east of the Mississippi to Great Britain and Amherst was appointed Governor-General of British North America. • The 1765 Stamp Act imposing a tax on many types of printed materials used in the colonies to help defray the cost of keeping British troops in America. • The start of the American Revolutionary War for independence in 1775 • The end of the War in 1783 • A fascinating drawing with the iconic English rampant lion surrounded by banners for Asia, America, Africa and Europe, the author declaring in his caption "England at Peace with all the Whole World" • The Bill to Abolish the Slave Trade presented to Parliament in April 1792 by William Wilberforce The next leaf memorializes the most distinguished heroes of Nelson's and Wellington's naval and military columns in the Napoleonic Wars in a pictorial metaphor. Following this, a leaf is devoted mainly to the French Revolutionary War, concluding with the Treaty of Amiens signed in 1802. Also depicted in the Irish Rebellion of 1798. The final plate marks the early stages of the Peninsular War, the banishment of Napoleon to Elba Island, the 1814 Congress of Vienna, and finally, the marriage and death of Britain's "favourite child" Princess Charlotte of Wales in 1816. The aforementioned are but a sampling of the 267 illustrations in this volume, whose author was evidently a knowledgeable historian. A superb candidate for didactic teaching, or simply for the pleasure of delving further into history, this work presents a number of lesser known details, often the origin of major events. Each page contains several miniature symbolic drawings with dates, and is headed with the first letter of the reigning monarch's name for the period illustrated, for example "W" for William the Conqueror, "H-8th" for Henry the 8th, "W&M" for the joint monarch of William III and Mary II, "G-3rd" for George III, so forth. Authorship is identified as only M. Moore by the front label. The title page suggests that he created the work while at a seminary in Barton, near Oxford. J. Green & Son The Hayle Mill in Tovil, Kent, was built in 1808 and was noted for its handmade paper. The mill was purchased by John Green circa 1815-1817; and the Green family produced paper there until the mill closed in 1987. Papers manufactured at Hayle were used by English and continental watercolor artists.. Very Good.

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        Dictionary of Architecture

      London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1838 London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1838. First Edition. Illustrations [engravings]by J. Le Keux. A bit of association status by virtue of prior ownership of the Belton House. 10" x 6.5", 498 numbered pp. + table and numerous engravings at the end. Original half green morocco and cloth. Hinges strong but for a crack starting prior to title page only. Mild spine scuffing, some cloth bubbling front cover. Very Very Good; a strong, crisp, bright copy in original binding. True first edition copy of Britton's major architectural reference work, this copy was formerly among the possessions of the Belton House, the coat-of-arms bookplate which graces the front pastedown. The Belton House [now of the Cust family, peerage Brownlow] is regarded as the finest example of pure Restoration architecture in England. John Britton's extensive work covers terms, building types, arhcitectural biographies and places. Le Keux' engravings provide crystalline comparative understanding of many the various subject terms. L3

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        Almanach auf das Jahr 1839.

      Karlsruhe, C. F. Müller (1838).. 2 x 1,3 cm. 17 n. n. lithographierte Bll. mit 11 Lithographien von Gustav Nehrlich. Brosch. weinroter Original-Lederband mit Ganzgoldschnitt. (guter Zustand). Auflage:0. Dieser äußerst seltene Almanach enthält eine Erzählung von Eduard Duller ( * 9.11.1809 Wien, + 24.7.1853 Wiesbaden) mit dem Titel "Traum-Bescherung". Die äußerst reizvollen Lithographien stammen von Gustav Nehrlich, Bildnis- und Historienmaler (* 1807 Karlsruhe, + 5.3.1840 München).

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        OLIVER TWIST; Or, The Parish Boy's Progress. By “Boz”

      London: Richard Bentley. 1838. First edition, first printing, first issue. Bound by Hatchards in full crushed crimson morocco, five raised bands to the spine, borders and inner dentelles in gilt. Red silk ribbon page marker to each volume. Top edge gilt. The original reddish brown publisher?'s cloth bound into the rear of each volume. Half titles present in volumes I and II, as called for. Four pages of adverts to vol I, and two pages of adverts to vol III. 24 plates by George Cruikshank, including the fireside plate (which was removed on Dickens' insistence and replaced with the Church plate in all but the earliest copies). Single page list of illustrations present to volume one. The binding is in fine condition. The contents with the usual darkening or oxidisation of the plates (tissue guards inserted at the time of binding) and some spotting and finger marks to the margins of the text pages throughout. A very attractive and complete example. Unusually for Dickens' novels, Oliver Twist was first issued complete in book form rather than monthly serial parts. It did appear in "Bentley's Miscellany" magazine, but was not completed until April 1839. (Eckel 59; Smith, Walter: Dickens in the original cloth. Part one: 4)

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        OLIVER TWIST; or The Parish Boy's Progress. [as published in] BENTLEY'S MISCELLANY. American Edition. Vol I. Vol. II. [bound with] SUPPLEMENT To BENTLEY'S MISCELLANY, American Edition

      New - York:: Jemima M. Lewer, Publisher.. 1838.. 8vo. 9-1/2" x 5-5/8". 1st printing thus (cf. Smith AMERICAN 3n6). 2 volumes: [[2], [v] - viii, 188; 628; v, [1], 208, [2], 313 - 416, [2], 417 - 520, [2], 521 - 632; [4], 188, 355 - 366 pp. Vol II begins with announcement for Barnaby Rudge, [dated Dec. 1, 1838]. NB. Vol II Supplement duplicates OT through Chap XIX, plus the 9 plates, found in Vol I>. Modern brown quarter-leather bindings, with marbled paper boards.. Bindings: Fine. Textblocks: stained & foxed. Vol I lacking 2. preliminary leaves ["Contents"] with one subsequent leaf, pp.. 121/122, having a closed tear. Title leaf with a bit of edge. restoration. Overall, Good. Illustrations generally clean, with. only occasional foxing and/or browning.. According to Smith, William Lewer began publication of OT with Chapter 20 [in January 1838], issuing the supplement in June 1838 [containing Chapters I - 19]. Jemima Lewer, in August 1838, continued monthly publication through April 1839. These two volumes contain that text & illustrations published through December 1838 [Book the Third, Chapter 8]. A rather uncommon US periodical publication of Dickens' famous novel. . Vol I: 24 inserted plates [OT - 15], on heavier stock yellow paper, after Cruikshank's originals. Tissue guards present. Vol II: 5 plates for OT [one ("Mr. Bumble degraded ...") imperfect, with loss in lower right quadrant].

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        Institutes of the Numismatic Society of London [PUBLISHED 1838]

      J Moyes, U.K., 1838, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket439 pages, size 8.75 inches tall by 5.75 inches. Well Illustrated and with Tables. Contents : Institutes of the Numismatic Society pages 1-20; Proceedings of the Numismatic Society pages 1-28; Proceedings Of The Numismatic Society 1836-37 General Meeting pages 1-52; Proceedings Of The Numismatic Society 1837-38 Ordinary Meetings pages 95 -216; Proceedings Of The Numismatic Society 1837-38 The President?s Address pages 217-256; Proceedings Of The Numismatic Society 1838-39 Ordinary Meetings pages 256-414; Catalogue Of The Library Of The Numismatic Society Of London July 1840 pages 415-427; List Of The Numismatic Society Of London pages 429-439. Book - in Good half leather and marbled paper covered boards with gilt lettering and decoration to the spine - some wearing to the leather, some loss and surface rubbing to the marble paper and fading to the gilt decoration, library reference number to the bottom of the spine but no other signs of being an ex library book. Contents, some surface loss to the marble faced front paste down, light browning to the endpapers, faint pencil annotation to the free front end paper, small amount of marginal loss to pages 191/192 not affecting text otherwise clean, bright and tightly bound. Appears to have belonged to Charles Roach Smith, his signature to the title page, a noted Antiquary, expert on Roman London & with a long association with the Institutes of the Numismatic Society of London. A RARE Title. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Antiques & Collectibles; Inventory No: 000463.

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        The Menageries

      London - Charles Knight and Co., 1838 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce illustrated natural history on The Menageries. The Natural History of Monkeys, Opossums and Lemurs. Illustrated with engravings by J. Jackson, after drawings by W. Harvey. Volume one of two. With twelve chapters on a variety of species of monkeys. From 'The library of Entertaining Knowledge' series. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, sound but with slight wear to extremities, fading to spine and the odd mark to boards. Internally, generally firmly bound. Bright with only the odd spot predominantly to text block edge. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Sketches of Young Gentlemen

      Chapman & Hall, London 1838 - 12mo., Original light green paper covered boards with cover illustration, add on back cover. Six illustrations by "Phiz." Backstrip appears to have contemporary replacement. An attractive copy, offered here together with the Sixth Edition, 1838, Chapman and Hall, three quarter calf, cover bound in at front, very good. The first edition in orginal boards is becoming quite scarce. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi. Edited by "Boz"

      London: Richard Bentley,, 1838. With Illustrations by George Cruikshank. 2 volumes, duodecimo. Later green half morocco, titles to spine gilt, raised bands, marbled paper covered boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Portrait frontispiece, 12 plates. Some rubbing to extremities, slight browning throughout both volumes, Bookplates, old catalogue entries pasted onto the free front endpaper of volume I. First edition of Grimaldi's memoirs, edited by Charles Dickens. The task of assembling Grimaldi's voluminous papers had already been tackled once, and Dickens cut again to produce a publishable narrative. Dickens was fascinated with pantomime in general and with clowns in particular, and found a degree of self-identification with Grimaldi, like him a spirited, quick-witted and inventive artist who had a miserable childhood, and evinced a lifelong horror of inactivity and of letting any audience down.

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        A remarkable 38 page handwritten lecture by Rembrandt Peale, discussing the history of art in Europe and America, including his father's most important painting: "He was the friend of Washington, of whom he painted the first Portrait ? " Both father and son were best known for their portraits of George Washington

      [Philadelphia], [1838?] Fine content Autograph Manuscript Signed twice, "Rembrandt Peale," 38 pages, 7.75" x 12.75", [no place, no date, but circa 1838], titled in his hand on the cover "Lecture on the Fine Arts by Rembrandt Peale," and again on the first page. Peale's formal lecture covers 27 pages and includes several corrections, some of which have been applied to slips of appear and pasted over the original text. Peale's formal lecture is followed by an additional eleven pages of "Notes. Not to make he Lecture too long for delivery the following passages were taken out & subjoined in the form of Notes." Pages overall quite clean with an occasional contemporary ink smudge (and a few contemporary red watercolor paint marks), several pages bear minor marginal chips, outer wraps creased and separated from bound pages, else fine condition overall. Housed in a custom clamshell case bound in 3/4 blue morocco. Peale offers a wide-ranging discussion on art history and theory replete with a reference to his father's status as the first painter of George Washington. He broaches the subject in the context of a discussion of the fact that prior to the American Revolution, the British colonies had produced but a few artists (most notably John S. Copley and Benjamin West), all of whom found it necessary to travel to Europe to earn crucial training and patronage: "here I may be indulged for mentioning a fact that worthy of Note in the History of our Arts; that my father, Charles Wilson Peale, after studying two years with Mr. West, in London, returned in 1771, and was during fifteen years the only Painter of any known standing in all this Western world ?" having sitters for Portraits from Canada & the West Indies ?" This continued till the year 1785, when the versatility of his genius tempted him into the fields of Natural History, making his name better known among Naturalists than it has been among Painters; Yet the Portraits of distinguished Men, begun during the War of the Revolution, many of which now decorate the Hall of Independence, will perpetuate both his patriotism & his name among the Artists of his Country. He was the friend of Washington, of whom he painted the first Portrait ?" and many others." As a whole, the lecture, which was designed for the consumption of a generalist audience, focused on the rapid expansion of the arts and culture in the United States as well as the gradual democratization of the arts in general. Peale opened with this passage, noting: "The Fine Arts comprehend Painting, Sculpture, Engraving & Architecture; to which some persons add Music, the Drama & Gardening. I shall not attempt to discuss the merits of this classification, but confine my observations to those branches, which are based upon Design or Drawing. They have been denominated the Polite or Fine Arts, by our English progenitors, to distinguish them from the Mechanic Arts; tho' these are often fine. In France & Italy they possess more attractive titles, & are held up to admiration as the Beautiful Arts; & in Spain, when that Country ranked the highest among civilized Nations, they were dignified & honored as the Noble Arts, none but noblemen being permitted to practice them, & even a title of Nobility conferred on every distinguished Artist that come among them. As these Arts contribute to refine the gross materials of Society, let them be regarded as fine & polite; as they embellish our houses & gratify our taste, let them be cherished, because they are beautiful; and as they exalt the affections above all vulgar & low propensities, let them still continue to be esteemed Noble, even by Republicans..." Peale proudly noted that the young republic, which had for many generations took cultural and scientific direction from Europe was beginning to make her own contributions?"the two most prominent of which were spearheaded by artists: "And in not a few instances have we given them [Europe] our Improvements & inventions ?" among which the Navigation by Steam, & the intercourse of mind by the Electric Telegraph ?" both accomplished by American Painters ?" are the proudest boast of modern times." Bringing artistic refinement to the comparatively rustic United States would prove more challenging. But the sixty year old nation was beginning to show signs of improvement despite continued resistance from those with the means to support the arts. Peale recalled that several years before "the first attempt was made in our Country in the old Bank of the United States, to introduce a taste for Architectural display. The Novelty of its Masses surprised the town & disturbed the simplicity of our richest Merchants, who had been only extravagant enough to support the miniature pediments of their front doors on ten inch Columns. The Pennsylvania Bank soon followed, to enrich a more ample space, & to gratify the pride of its accomplished Architect, notwithstanding the mortification he often experienced, and especially on one occasion, form an eminent Merchant, who would not commend the building, saying that he was 'No friend to the fine Arts ?" He was a friend to the Coarse Arts.['] This Latrobe thought a very coarse & illiberal sentiment; but he had the honor of a fellow feeling with King George the second, who said that he 'hated Boetry & Bainting.' Since that period a taste for architecture has been rapidly spreading in our country; & Latrobe?s Capitol, now being enlarged to an Imperial grandeur; Walter?s exquisite Girard College, and numerous examples of Gothic architecture, are differing principles of the purest taste, enslaved to no exclusive system, but leaving to architecture the same liberty of expression, that is allowed in the variations & Refinements of language..." This early modern republicanism that allowed this "liberty of expression" was also related to a renewed appreciation for classical art and design, largely inspired by excavations of Pompeii and Herculaneum during the eighteenth century. Peale observed that the diggings upended numerous assumptions concerning the artistic abilities of ancient Rome. For example, "It was a long time the opinion of the learned that the Ancient Greeks & Romans, excellent as they were in Architecture & Sculpture, were inferior in Painting & know nothing of Anatomy, Perspective, Grouping & Colouring. This judgment was founded on the Paintings discovered in the Ruins of Pompeii, but few of which ranked above Mediocrity. It was my good fortune to visit Pompeii, when on the walls of a Lawyer's dwelling near the Forum, were discovered Paintings of exquisite beauty; proving beyond doubt, that the Antients [sic] were profoundly acquainted with all the principles of Art; perfection of Anatomical details, linear & aerial perspective, with excellence of Colouring & Mastery of pencil." Peale's lecture concluded with a poem by Charles Swain, entitled "On Painting," and followed by eleven pages of additional discursive notes that he deemed too tedious for presentation. Peale delivered this lecture on at lest twice: first on January 3, 1839 at the Philadelphia Museum, (tickets were 24¢ or five for $1.00) and then again on February 6, 1840 at the Broadway Tabernacle hosted by the New York Lyceum (Public Ledger, Philadelphia, December 3, 1838, p. 5; Evening Post, New York, November 8, 1839, p. 2). One of Peale's motivations was pecuniary. The Panic of 1837 placed the chronically indebted artist into dire straits. Commissions for portraits dried up, and Peale found himself unable to move his existing inventory of paintings?"despite vastly reduced prices. (Miller, p. 226) Lectures offered an additional source for Peale, where he leveraged his celebrity, and his family's association with George Washington and other figures of the American Revolution to attract audiences. His broader motivation to write and deliver this lecture stemmed from a desire to improve the state of art education in America. At around the time he composed this lecture, he had renewed his acquaintance with Alexander Dallas Bache, Benjamin Franklin's great grandson, a professor of chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania who had been recently named President of the newly-established Girard College in Philadelphia. Having recently returned from Switzerland where he had become familiar with the educational philosophy of Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, Bache was eager to test new methods as was Peale (Lillian B. Miller, In Pursuit of Fame: Rembrandt Peale, 1778-1860. 1992, p. 226-228)

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        OLIVER TWIST; or The Parish Boy's Progress. [as published in] BENTLEY'S MISCELLANY. American Edition. Vol I. Vol. II. [bound with] SUPPLEMENT To BENTLEY'S MISCELLANY, American Edition

      New - York:: Jemima M. Lewer, Publisher.. 1838.. 8vo. 9-1/2" x 5-5/8". 1st printing thus (cf. Smith AMERICAN 3n6). 2 volumes: [[2], [v] - viii, 188; 628; v, [1], 208, [2], 313 - 416, [2], 417 - 520, [2], 521 - 632; [4], 188, 355 - 366 pp. Vol II begins with announcement for Barnaby Rudge, [dated Dec. 1, 1838]. NB. Vol II Supplement duplicates OT through Chap XIX, plus the 9 plates, found in Vol I>. Modern brown quarter-leather bindings, with marbled paper boards.. Bindings: Fine. Textblocks: stained & foxed. Vol I lacking 2. preliminary leaves ["Contents"] with one subsequent leaf, pp.. 121/122, having a closed tear. Title leaf with a bit of edge. restoration. Overall, Good. Illustrations generally clean, with. only occasional foxing and/or browning.. According to Smith, William Lewer began publication of OT with Chapter 20 [in January 1838], issuing the supplement in June 1838 [containing Chapters I - 19]. Jemima Lewer, in August 1838, continued monthly publication through April 1839. These two volumes contain that text & illustrations published through December 1838 [Book the Third, Chapter 8]. A rather uncommon US periodical publication of Dickens' famous novel. . Vol I: 24 inserted plates [OT - 15], on heavier stock yellow paper, after Cruikshank's originals. Tissue guards present. Vol II: 5 plates for OT [one ("Mr. Bumble degraded ...") imperfect, with loss in lower right quadrant].

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        A Home on the Mississippi :Original Currier & Ives Lithograph

      - LITHOGRAPH "A Home on the Mississippi" is #25 of the top 50 Currier&Ives Lithographs. Printed along the bottom edge is 152 Nassau St, New York, the address for N. Currier between 1838-1872. This 13X18 inch medium folio has appeared on the Southern Comfort Label. It is framed and behind glass and is in need of a cleaning on the margins. The colors and impression are vivid and crisp. It is housed in a minor gilt frame, the aged paper backing is mostly intact except for a seven inch opening in the top corner of the backing and minor cracking in the lower corner of the backing. It has a professional hanging wire. The number 419 is written on the back. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Researches in Embryology. Collection of 25 offprints published in the years 1838 - 1854.

      . Contemporry half leather binding, rebacked; fine and cline copy of this unique item.. Barry, Martin: Researches in Embryology. Collection of 25 offprints published 1838 - 1854. - - Information about the provenance of this rare and unique collection: - - 1.: Author dedication on the first offprint for the eminent English chemist, botanist and geologist Charles Giles Bridle Daubeny (1795-1867). - - 2.: Autographed presentation letter to John Kerrich (Esq.), Geldeston, Hall, written on the 4th. Dec. 1863 with the statement "all his original observations, defeated at the time, are now acknowledged facts in embryology" signed by his brother in law .... - - 3.: John Kerrrich, Geldeston, Hall. - - 4.: A biographical article excerpted from the Edinb. med. Journal, 1856, I, pp.81-91; written with blue ink on the stationary paper of the Bacteriological Departement. The London Hospital Medical College (University of London); in an envelope "from Dr. Bulloch" addressed to "Prof. Boyd, London Hosp. med. College". - - James Dixon Boyd (1907-1969), who was a highly prominent anatomist: researcher, writer and teacher, "unquestionably one of the greatest anatomists of the day", who in 1938, was appointed Professor of Anatomy at the London Hospital Medical School. He stayed there until 1951, when he was appointed to the Chair of Anatomy at Cambridge. - - 5.: Hand written and signed letter "Cher Professeur Boyed", 20 Juillet 1950, 4°, 2 pages, on the stationary of the Faculte de Medicine de Paris; Ecole Practique, Laboratoire du Chef des Travaux Anatomiqes ... - - 6.: Printed Invitation Card for the Hunterian Festival. The President and Council of the Royal College of Surgeons if England request the honour of the company of "Professor J.D. Boyd, Professor of Anatomy in the University of Cambridge" (in ink), ...14th. February 1957. - - Content: - 1.-3.: Researches in Embryology. First, second and third Series (1838 II: (2) pp.301-341, (1), 4 Plates, 4 gest. Blätter Tafelerklärungen; 1839 II: (2), pp.307-380, 5 Plates; 1840 II: (2), pp.529-593, (1), 7 Plates). - Phil. Trans., 1838 II- 1840 II. - London, printed By R. and J. Taylor, 1839-1841, 4°, 188 pp., 16 plates with 253 figs; with autographed dedication in ink: "C. G. B. Daubeny F.R.S. (1795-1867) with the authors compliments." *) - *) Charles Giles Bridle Daubeny (11 February 1795 - 12 December 1867) was an English chemist, botanist and geologist. - - 4.: On the Chorda Dorsalis. - Phil. Trans., 1841 II. - London, printed By R. and J. Taylor, 1841, 4°, (2), pp.195-199, (1). - - 5.: Answer to the Note of Wharton Jones. - Lond. med. Gaz., 1838. - London, Longmann, et al., Jan. 27, 1838, 4°, (p.684) 1, (3) pp. - - 6.: Dr. Barry's Vindication of the Authorship of two Papers in the Edinburgh New Philsophical Journal 1837. - Edinburg, May 1837, 4°, 4 pp. - - 7.: On the Unity of structure in the Animal Kingdom. - Edinb. New Phil. J., 1837. - Edinburgh, January 1837, 8°, (2), 26 pp., 1 color. plate. - - 8.: Researches in the Embryology. Reply to T. Wharton Jones's Rejoninderr, By. Dr. Martin Barry. - Med. Gaz. of Sept. 14th, 1839. - 1839, 8°, 2, (2) pp. - - 9.: Remarks on a Work by Prof. Bischoff of Heidelberg entitled "Entwicklungsgeschichte des Kaninche-Eies" (History of the Development of the Ovum of the Rabit), 1842. By Martin Barry. - Lond. Edinb. Dubl. Philo. Mag. J. Science, 24. - 1844, 8°, pp.42-49. - "The following is the substance of notes written nine months since, when I was reading the work of Prof. Bischoff. Should the editors of the Philosophical Magazine consider them suitable for insertion in their Journal , I shall feel obliged by their allowing them to be published there." 19. X mo. (October) 1843, Martin Barry - - 10.: Note in reply to Dr. Griffith's Remarks on the Pitted Tissue of Plants , on Muscle, &.* By Martin Barry. - Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist, 11. 1843, 8°, 2 pp. - *) Annals of Natural History, No. 68, for. feb. 1843, p.95 - - 11.: On Fisseparous Generation. - Edinb. New Phil. J., 1843. - Edinburgh, October 1843, 8°, 16 pp., 1 engraved plate. - - "The first eight paragraphs of the following memoir, and the notes appended to them, were submitted to Dr. Bostock and Professor Owen in April 1842, at which time I intended to present them to the Royal Society, as part of an addition to a paper that has since printed in its Transactions. I afterwards withdrew them, as more properly belonging to the subject of the present communication..." - - 12.: History of the Development of the Human Ovum, with a comparative view of the Development of the Ova of Mammalia and Birds. - Edinb. Med. Surg. J., No.127 . - Edinburgh , 8°, (2), 34 pp., 2 plates with 53 partly colored Figures. Translated and abridged from the German of Dr. G. Valentin, * of Breslau. - *) Handbuch der Entwickelungsgeschiche, &c. - - 13.: On the Nucleus of the Animal and Vegetable "Cell". - Edinb. New Phil. J., 1847. - Edinburgh, printed by Neill and Company, 1847, 8°, (2), pp.201-229, (1), 32 Figs. - - 14.: Remarks on Quekett's Histology, on Kollikers Human Histology, and on the physiological importance of the Nucleus of the Cell. - Month. J. Med. Science, 1854. - June and July 1854, 8°, 25, (1) pp. - - 15.: Note on the Penetration of the Spermatozoon into the interior of the Ovum. - Phil. Mag., 1854. - Edinburgh, May 1854, 8°, 1, (2) pp. - - 16.: "Researches in Embryology; a Note supplementary to Papers published in the Philosophical Transactions for 1838, 1839, and 1840, shewing the Confirmation of the Principal Facts there recorded, and pointing out a Correspondence between certain Structures connected with the Mammiferous Ovum and other Ova." from the Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal ! - Edinb. New. Philos. J., 1853. - Edinburgh, January 1854, 8°, 16 pp. - - 17.: Some Remarks from the Editorial Columns of the 'Lancet' of October 15, 1842, relating to an article by T. Wharton Jones, F.R.S., on the Corpuscles of the Blood. (London 1842), 8°, (3), 1 pp. - - 18.: On Animal and Vegetable Fibre, as originally composed of Twin Spiral Filaments, in which every other structure has its origin : a Note shewing the confirmation by Agardh, in 1852 Observations recorded in the Philosophical Transactions for 1842." - Edinb. Med. Surg. J., 55 (1853). - Ocotber 1853, 8°, pp.317-329, (1). - *) The substance of a Communication read before the Royal Society of London, March 17, 1853. - - 19.: On Animal and Vegetable Fibre, as originally composed of Twin Spiral Filaments, in which every other structure has its origin : a Note shewing the confirmation by Agardh, in 1852 Observations recorded in the Philosophical Transactions for 1842.". - Proc. roy. Soc., 6. (1853). - London, Harrison and Sons, 1853(-4), 4 pp. - - 20.: A main Cause of discordant Views of the Structure of the Muscular Fibre. + Further remarks on the Muscularity of Cilia. - Phil. Mag., 1853. - November 1853, 8°, 12 pp., 1 plate. - - 21.: Renewed Inquiries concerning the Spiral Structure of the Muscle, with observations on the Muscularity of Cilia. - Phil. Mag., 1852. - November 1852, 8°, 27, (1) pp., 2 plates with 43 Figs. - - 22.: Some Account of the Discoveries of Keber on the Porosity of Bodies ; with confirmations. - Phil. Mag., 1854. - November 1854, 8°, 17, (1) pp. - - 23.: Matin Barry's Berstätigung einiger neuern mikroskopischen Betrachtungen. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt und mit Zusätzen versehen von F. Keber. - Königsberg, in Kommission bei den Gebrüdern Bornträger, 1855, 8°, 54 pp. - - 24.: Facts relating to the Corpuscles of Mammiferous Blood, communicated to the Royal Society. - Lond. Edinb. Dubl. Phil. J. Science, 22. 1843, 8°, 2 pp. - - 25.: Postscript to a Paper *) confirming the Discovery by Keber of a remarkable Body penetrating into the Ovum of the fresh water Mussel. - Month. J. Med., 1855. - April 1855, 8°, 2 pp. - *) In the January Number of the Monthly Journal of Medicine. - - 26.: Meissner shown to have been the first who confirmed the fact that the Spermatozoon Penetrates into the Interior of the Ovum of ...

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        View of Knidos, looking across the Carpathian Sea. "Vue de Gnide regardant la Mer Carpathienne

      Turkey & Caucasus: Paris Firmin Didot Frères 1838-[?1862]. Large panoramic tinted lithograph view of the coast and peninsular of Knidos, from Laborde's "Voyage De L'Asie Mineure". 2 plates joined. The impressive plate shows the coast and peninsular of Knidos looking across the "Carpathian" sea to the islands of the Greek archipelago. From the key below are identified the islands of Symie, Rhodos, Karpathos, Tilos, the Sporades, Nissaros, Astypalaia and Crete on the horizon. The panoramic view shows many of the archeological remains of the area: in the foreground are the ruins of the Grand Theatre on Mount Tiropium, with the path to the Necropolis with many tombs; on the sea shore behind is the port of Bybassus. In the centre of the view is the peninsular of Triopium with the main harbour, with space for "vingt galères."; there are many ruins on the isthmus of temples, another theatre and the forum and then the small port. The promentory of Cape Crio is seen on the horizon. Tinted lithograph,2 plates joined, folded; generally clean; light offsetting; toning to centre join and slight crease at join; damp stain to centre lower margin just touching image; paper loss at upper centre fold; short tear to lower blank margin (20mm) repaired to verso. Marquis Léon Emmanuel Simon Joseph de Laborde, [1807 - 1869]. Only son of Alexandre de Laborde ( 1773 - 1842 ) and Thérèse Sabatier de Cabre, Léon de Laborde was educated at the University of Göttingen . In 1827, he traveled with his father much of southern Europe and Asia Minor (Florence, Rome, Naples, Otranto, Corfu, Constantinople, Jerusalem, Alexandria), and with a remarkable talent, drew many ancient monuments' of Asia Minor and Syria, His father returned to France but he continued and explored the valley of the Nile with the engineer Linant Bellefonds while serving Mehemet Ali , and Arabia Petraea (now Jordan). From these travels he published "Voyage de L'Arabie Pétrée" in 1830 and, "Voyage De L'Asie Mineure "in 1838. The plates of the last are after his own drawings and those of the architecht P.A.Dedreux. Upon his return from his travel , he became secretary of the French Embassy in Rome from Chateaubriand (1828), but he resigned with him at the time of formation of the ministry Polignac (1829). After the Revolution of 1830 , Leon de Laborde became aide-de-camp to General La Fayette before being sent as secretary of embassy in London to Talleyrand . He soon left his diplomatic career to devote himself entirely to historical and literary works. The history of art particularly attracted his curiosity, and he began in 1839 a history of mezzotint engraving, announced as the fifth volume of a history of printing, but it was never published. The following year, he published "Research on the discovery of the printing press "(1840). In 1845 he became keeper of Antiquities at the Louvre and later director-general of the Imperial archives. In 1854 he published the most comprehensive study of Athens as seen through the eyes of travellers " Athènes Aux XV, XVI Et XVII Siecles." Blackmer/Navari: 931. Turkey & Caucasus Turkey Gnide Knidos Cnidus Carpathian sea Karpathos Rhodos Symie Tilos Sporades Nissaros Astypalaia Crete

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        The Islands of New Zealand from Cook, D'Urville, Duperry & Herd. With Additions By J.S. Polack 1838

      1838 - 1838. Engraved map of New Zealand with inserts of Bay of Islands Kororarica, Wangari or Bream Bay and Tokomara. The South Island is named Island of Victoria and the North Island is Eainomawi. Two small remnants of brown paper to the lower map, otherwise very good. Map size 33cm x 21.5cm. Mounted.

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        BIBLIOGRAPHICAL, ANTIQUARIAN AND PICTURESQUE TOUR IN THE NORTHERN COUNTIES OF ENGLAND AND IN SCOTLAND.|A

      London: James Bohn, 1838. contemporary full red polished calf with gilt fillets and and embossed border surround covers, five raised bands and spine ornat. tall 8vo. contemporary full red polished calf with gilt fillets and and embossed border surround covers, five raised bands and spine ornat. xv,(x),436; (iv),(437)-1090,xxx),(2) pages. 2 volumes. First edition and only edition. (Windle A65; Jackson no.89). Profusely illustrated with 44 separate plates and tipped-in woodcuts and facsimiles. Dibdin's last major work. Volume one has twelve unnumbered plates, volume two has 32 unnumbered plates. The work is dedicated to Frances Mary Richardson Currer, who subscribed to nine copies of the work. According to Windle, Dibdin began to contemplate writing a tour of England after the publication of his continental tour in 1821. A notebook of Dibdin's kept in the course of visiting the libraries of Cambridge University marks the preparation for this work. A facsimile of this notebook was published by Oak Knoll Press in 1989. Covers show rubbing with abrased spot on front cover of volume one; hinges cracked and partially split. Bookplate.

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        Hunde-Gallerie oder naturgetreue Darstellung des Hundes in drei und vierzig reinen unvermischten Racen, mit einer kurzen Einleitung und Beschreibung jeder Race.

      Weimar, Im Verlag der Kunsthandlung von Eduard Lobe. 1838.. Quer-Folio (26,2x36 cm). 18 S. Text und 32 gestochene, handkolorierte Tafeln mit 43 Abbildungen. Halbleinwandband der Zeit mit mit rotem goldgeprägtem Rückenschild.. Nissen ZBI 1613. - Einzige Ausgabe. - Nach der Sammlung von Ridinger um 1750 und einem Album von Magnus Brasch, Nürnberg 1789, das dritte Tafelwerk mit Hunderassen in Deutschland. - Zeigt nicht nur die damals bekannten Jagd- und Hofhunde, sondern auch die neu in Mode gekommenen Spitze und Schosshunde. Die Bilder, vom Herausgeber selbst gezeichnet und gestochen, in schönem Kolorit. 1853 erschien eine zweite Ausgabe. - Leinenbezug am Rücken mit winzigen Fehlstellen. Text etwas stockfleckig und etwas knittrig, die ersten 2 Tafeln mit einem Knitterfalz. Papier gleichmässig leicht gebräunt, sonst fleckenlos.. Tafel 42 mit übklebtem NameLeinenbezug an den Kanten mit kleinsten Fehlstellen. - Selten.

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        Junge Frau aus Albano. Aquarell über Bleistift

      1838.. Signiert "C. Müller", datiert "1838" und bezeichnet "Costume d'Abano. 1838." 29,7 x 23,2 cm.. Das blattgroße Aquarell zeigt die jungen Albanerin sitzend im Dreiviertelprofil. Sie trägt die traditionellen Tracht mit weißer Haube und Korallenschmuck. - Karl Müller studierte 1833 - 1837 bei Ingres. Als Ingres 1837 zum Direktor der französischen Akademie in Rom berufen wurde, folgte Müller ihm. Das vorliegende Blatt enstand im ersten Jahr von Müllers Italienaufhalt. - Wenig gebräunt und minimal Lichtrandig. Wenige minimale Fleckchen. Blattaußenkante mit einem Goldband eingefaßt.

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        New York

      Massachusetts 1838 - Size : 360x290 (mm), 14.125x11.375 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring

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        Dactylismus Ecclesiasticus; edur Fingra-Rím, vidvifjandi Kyrkju-Arsins Tímum

      Copenhagen: P. Jónssyni for S.L. Møller, 1838 - Mnemonic guide to religious and secular dates of the Gregorian calendar using finger counting and rhymes (ICELANDIC) New edition, originally published in 1739. 12mo. 17 full-page woodcuts of hand mnemonics. 256 pp. Contemporary thin wooden boards, sheep spine and corners (paper perished). Light wear, early institutional stamp to front blank. Clean and sound. Cornell/Fiske-Icelandic, p. 18 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Report to the Commissioners of the Coxsackie and Schenectada Rail-Road Company: January 17, 1838

      Coxsackie: Published by Thomas B. Carroll, at the Office of the Coxsackie Standard. 1838. First. First edition. Octavo. 12pp., folding map frontispiece. Printed green wrappers. Contemporary owner's name, small discreet library stamp on the verso of the title page and a shelf label on the front wrap, else a near fine copy. OCLC locates only two copies. Presumably, the map, on thin tissue wouldn't have survived very easily. .

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        Map of the State of New York compiled from the Latest Authorities.

      S. Augustus Mitchell,, Philadelphia: 1838 - Folding pocket map, 17 x 21", with full period color. Bound in 16mo brown gilt & blind stamped cloth boards, stamped "New - York." on the front board. A beautiful colored copy, with county divisions and relief shown pictorially. Inset Vicinity of Rochester, Vicinity of Albany, Vicinity of New York, and Map of the Hudson River from New York to Albany. OCLC: 45669426 cites only the NY Public & NY State Library. Boards in very good condition, the map with a few corner cracks, as onion paper is prone to do. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MEMORIE SUL BONIFICAMENTO DELLE MAREMME TOSCANE.

      per Giuseppe Molini 1838 Importante album in folio, in formato cm.52x36,4. Pg.(8),160. Legatura originale in mz.tela, con titoli e fregi in oro al dorso. Vistose fioriture e chiazze ai piatti originali in cartone rigido, con alcune spellature. Aloni e bruniture che interessano un pò tutto il volume. L'Opera si articola in quattro parti ed un'Appendice: "Delle varie condizioni delle Maremme fino al Regno del Gran - Duca Leopoldo II", articolata in tre Capitoli; "Delle opere di bonificamento intraprese dal Gran - Duca Leopoldo II", in sei Capitoli; "Degli ordinamenti amministrativi", in due Capitoli; "Dei primi effetti del bonificamento delle Maremme". In Appendice: "Notizie sullo stato delle Maremme nei tempi prossimi al bonificamento", "Discorso sopra la Maremma presentato il dì 10 Agosto 1828 a S.A.I. e R. il Gran - Duca dal Conte Vittorio Fossombroni suo Ministro Segretario di Stato", "Parere del Commendatore Pietro Paoli sul precedente discorso", "Spiegazione delle Tavole", "Riduzione a misure e monete Francesi delle misure e monete Toscane citate nelle precedenti memorie". Con 27 belle tavole fuori testo, nitidamente incise o litografate da Francolini, Gozzini e Balatri, su disegni di Renard e dello stesso Ing.Francolini. La prima tavola, in formato cm.52,6x103, raffigura la "Carta Geometrica di quella parte delle Maremme Toscane che è compresa tra la Foce della Cecina ed i monti dell'Alberese, colla indicazione delle opere che vi furono eseguite dopo l'anno 1829 e dei resultamenti ottenuti sino al 1838 per la sua bonificazione", con un bellissimo cartiglio allegorico inciso da A.Daverio su bozzetto di Giuseppe Pianigiani. Seguono 26 carte a piena pagina, raffiguranti: "Tavole comparative lo stato della Pianura grossetana in varie epoche, dall'anno 300 di Cristo all'anno 1836", "Ponte con cateratte angolari costruito sull'emissario di Capezzuolo", "Dettagli delle cateratte", "Panieri e graticciati", "Ponte con cateratte angolari costruito sull'emissario di Scarlino", "Oggetti antichi trovati nelle diverse escavazioni", "Ponte - Canale della Pecora", "Carro a trabalta su via di ferro per il trasporto della terra", "Tavola I^ e II^ comparativa lo stato dei bassi piani di Grosseto" (due tavole), "Profili della steccaia e dentello alla presa d'acqua del 1° canale diversivo", "Imbocco del primo canale diversivo", "Gabbioni e caprate", "Ponte sul primo canale diversivo", "Imbocco del secondo canale diversivo", "Ponte sul secondo diversivo al passo della via per Orbetello, e Castiglione", "Cateratta di presa d'acqua del Mulino di Grosseto", "Ponte con cateratte angolari sulla Fiumara di Castiglione", "Emissario di Castiglione", "Ponte con cateratte a bilico e scatto sull'emissario di San Leopoldo", "Ponte sulla Cornia al passo della Via Emilia", "Ponti minori della Via Emilia", "Pozzo artesiano di Grosseto", "Macchine e attrezzi", "Dimostrazione grafica della mano d'opera per la formazione del cavamento e arginature del primo Canale diversivo d'Ombrone", "Bacini dell'Ombrone, dei suoi influenti, e dei fiumi tributarj del Padule di Castiglione". Monumentale Opera, in cui si dà ragguaglio dell'impresa di bonifica ottocentesca compiuta sotto Leopoldo II. I lavori furono coordinati dal Comm.Alessandro Manetti, con la direzione amministrativa di Giacomo Grandoni. Estensore del testo è il Segretario della Direzione del Corpo degli Ingegneri, Ferdinando Tartini, che fu tra i fondatori del Gabinetto Viesseux e della "Società di Geografia, Statistica e Storia naturale patria" e fu Segretario Generale in occasione della 3^ Riunione degli Scienziati Italiani, tenutasi a Firenze nel 1841. "La parte costiera e pianeggiante dell'attuale provincia di Grosseto ha rappresentato per secoli la parte paludosa della Toscana più difficile dal punto di vista del risanamento ambientale. Le politiche di sfruttamento di età medicea miravano ad un incremento dell'agricoltura e del pascolo in questa zona fortemente limitati dalla presenza del grande lago di Castiglione che tuttavia costituiva per il governo, con l'appalto della pesca, una delle più grosse entrate di tutto il patrimonio fondiario. Ferdinando I curò la realizzazione di molte opere idrauliche (tra cui la confinazione del Lago) e nel 1592 istituì l'Ufficio dei Fossi di Grosseto. Durante la Reggenza lorenese l'opera di una équipe di ingegneri tra cui spicca il nome di Leonardo Ximenes (Trapani, 1716 - 1786, che progettò la Casa Rossa) avviò il piano di Bonifica integrale della Maremma voluto da Pietro Leopoldo. Pietro Ferroni, che nel 1781 sostituì Ximenes, recuperò il vecchio progetto di prosciugamento del lago castiglionese e ne attuò la colmata parziale. La definitiva colmata del Lago di Castiglione fu portata a compimento nel 1828 grazie al progetto e allo studio del Fossombroni che attuò così il provvedimento di bonifica più imponente di tutta la Maremma pisana e grossetana" (A.Gozzoli).

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        Correspondence with His Excellency Sir Richard Bourke, K C B and other documents relative to the removal of Alexander M'Leay, Esq from the office of Colonial Secretary of New South Wales

      Sydney: James Spilsbury, 1838. Small quarto, iv, 62 pp.; very good in chipped blue wrappers with some wear. Second and best edition: scarce printing of letters in attractive original condition, relating to the controversial dismissal of Alexander McLeay as Colonial Secretary, one of the less savoury events of the difficult final years of Bourke's governorship. McLeay first published some letters regarding his unexpected removal from office in 1837 as a slim pamphlet of 12 pages, which he heavily revised and much augmented for this second edition, which includes further correspondence and a petition of public support for McLeay.

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        Biographische Notizen über Ludwig van Beethoven... (Mit dem Schatteuriss des sechszehnjährigen Beethoven und mit lithographirten Brieffragmenten)

      Coblenz K. Bädeker 1838. Small octavo (17.5 x 11.25 cms.). Contemporary quarter dark purple textured cloth with marbled boards with titling and decorative devices gilt to spine. 1f. (frontispiece silhouette portrait engraving of Beethoven "in seinem 16ten Jahre" by Josephh Neesen dated 1838), 1f. (title), [iii]-xiv, 164, 2ff. printed music, 1f. folding lithographic facsimile of Beethoven's handwriting. With a musical example from Beethoven's song "Die Klage" (WoO 113). Binding slightly worn, rubbed and bumped; spine slightly faded. Lightly browned throughout; occasional small tears and stains; tear to folding plate with early repair; lower outer corner of pp. 139/140 lacking, not affecting printed area. With small circular collector's handstamp (the initials "JZ" separated by an illustration of a lyre) to foot of title.. First Edition. Kastner and Frimmel p. 11. Wegeler was a life-long friend of the composer. The present study is the first important biography of Beethoven, preceeded only by that of J.A. Schlosser in 1828. Ferdinand Ries, a composer and pianist, was Beethoven's student in Vienna and subsequently became his secretary and copyist. The silhouette portrait by Joseph Neeson, originally executed in 1786, is the earliest known portrait of Beethoven; the original is lost. Bory p. 46. Munich Beethoven exhibition catalogue 1977 no. 7. Very rare to the market.

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