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        Sketches of Young Ladies: In Which These Interesting Members of the Animal Kingdom are Classified according to their Several Instincts, Habits, and General Characteristics [with] Sketches of Young Gentlemen. Dedicated to Young Ladies

      Philadelphia: Carey, Lea and Blanchard. 1838. First. First American editions "From the Last London Edition". 12mo. 112; 109pp. Publisher's green cloth with printed label applied to the front board. Very faint contemporary owner's name in pencil, another in ink ("Edw. C.F. Wattson") old Philadelphia bookseller's label front pastedown, title in ink on spine, some foxing and modest stains in text, a sound good copy. Bound together as issued in the American edition, the second title is sometimes attributed to Charles Dickens. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Beauties of the Bosphorus; by Miss Pardoe; From Drawings by William H. Bartlett.

      George Virtue,, London: 1838 - 4to, 164 pp, b&w frontis, decorative title page, and 79 b&w plates, all with original tissue guards intact. A Map of Constantinople is tipped in between pages 150 and 151. Black leather stamped and decorative gilt covers, with decorative gilt spine, with gilt title. All page edges are gilt. Spine edges are lightly rubbed. Small tear on verso of frontis illustration of Miss Pardoe has been repaired; it does not affect the illustration. Light fox spotting mostly confined to edges and backs of plates, and free endpapers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Beauties of the Bosphorus. Illustrated in a series of views of Constantinople and its environs from original drawings by William H. Bartlett.

      Published for the proprietors by George Virtue, London 1838 - 164 pp. + 81 lvs. Sm. 4to. Three quarter dark green morocco over marbled boards, boards ruled in gilt, five raised bands ruled in gilt, four compartments with floral gilt decorations, two with gilt titles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Illus. with 81 steel engravings: port. frontis, title page vignette, 78 view plates, and 1 map. "This work had much influence in terms of increasing popular appreciation of its subject," (Blackmer Lib. p. 405). Atabey 922; CBEL (3rd) IV: 1378; Blackmer Coll. 1254; Blackmer Lib. 888. Very good, boards and extremities rubbed, owner's bookplate to free front endpaper, small faint semicircular stain to fore edge of first two preliminary leaves, tissue guard and engraved title foxed and offset, faint dampstain to lower inner corner, marginal only, scattered foxing to plates, nearly all marginal or on blank backs, otherwise plates are crisp, text clean, binding sold. A very handsome copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Beauties of the Bosphorus.

      Illustrated in a Series of Views of Constantinople and its Environs, from Original Drawings by W.H. Bartlett. George Virtue, London 1838. 4°. With engraved portrait on frontispiece, engraved titlepage - 80 engravings in all, including a map. 164 pages. Bound in a contemporary red full leather binding with richly gilt decoration on spine and boards, including a sultan. All edges gilt. Binding with a bit of edgewear and a stain or mark on the lower part of the front board. Inside with a bit of foxing. Bookplate on pastedown.. A beautiful book with very fine and lively engravings of the mysterious and luring oriental city that attracted 19th century travellers like H.C. Andersen

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        Guy's Hospital Reports, 1838, Vol III,

      Samuel Highley., London 1838 - 479pp + index + 27 plates. Still tightly bound. Small round rubber stamps of Infirmary on plates & on some pages, bookplate of a foundation inside cover otherwise interior in nice clean condition. See my other listings for more vols between the 1840's & 1973. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Normans in Sicily

      London, John Murray, 1838 - Gran folio (37x52 cm), frontis, 24 planchas con litografías y grabados al acero que muestran vistas de monumentos. Enc. holandesa puntas moderna. A fine copy with 24 lithographies showing Norman monuments.Modern half green leather binding. A scarce book.In very good condition. The plates are very nice specially those dedicated to Cefalu catedral ,one of the jewels of the Norman art in Sicily. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Pontes]
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        87 Orders of General Court Martial, Courts of Inquiries and Letters Commenting on Said Courts (1838-52)

      [Government Printing Office], [Washington, D.C.] 1838 - This is 1/20th of the full description of the book. Full contents will be email upon request. 1838-1852. Eighty-Seven (87) original documents consisting of signed court martials, courts of inquiry and letters concerning said courts covering the dates 1838 through 1852. Fine. Rebacked with modern calf and red leather label. Spine has 4 raised bands. Original boards worn as you would expect. Former owner's bookplate behind front board. Age-toning to corners of front endpages. All items in VERY GOOD condition unless otherwise noted. ITEM #26: March 20, 1843. Court Martial of 2nd Lieutenant J.H. Carleton of the 1st Regiment of Dragoons with Major William Hoffman, 6th Infantry, presiding. 5pp. J.H. Carleton was found gilty and ordered dismissed from the Army but the sentence was reduced by the president to six months without pay. James Henry Carleton (December 27, 1814 -- January 7, 1873) was an officer in the Union army during the Civil War. Carleton is most famous as an Indian fighter in the southwestern United States. Carleton was born in Lubec, Maine. He took part in the Aroostook War and Mexican-American War. He served in the 1st U.S. Dragoons in the American West. In 1861 Carleton raised and was appointed colonel of the 1st California Volunteer Regiment. In 1862 he led the so-called California Column across California, Arizona, New Mexico, and into Texas. Along the way the Californians fought the Battle of Picacho Pass and, afterward, the Battle of Apache Pass. Carleton was breveted a brigadier general of volunteers on April 28, during the march from California to Arizona. He also established Fort Bowie near Apache Pass. Carleton finally linked up with Union forces under General Edward R. S. Canby in New Mexico. After the Confederate threat to New Mexico seemed to have been eliminated, Canby and many of the Union forces were sent to the east; so, in late August, Carleton was placed in command the Department of New Mexico. Because of uncertainty as to whether the Confederates would try to re-invade New Mexico, Carleton took measures such as maintaining spies along the New Mexico-Texas border and retaining the services of volunteer units from Colorado which had played a prominent role in expelling the Confederates from New Mexico in the winter and spring of 1862. ITEM #27: May 20, 1843. Court Martial of Major M.M Payne of the 2nd Regiment of Artillery with Brevet Brigadier General G.M. Brooke presiding. 9pp. Major M.M Payne died in the Mexian-American War. ITEM #28: June 3, 1843. Court Martial of 2nd Lieutenant J.R. Scott, of the 7th Regiment of Infantry, with Lieutenant Colonel William Whistler, 7th Infantry, presiding. 4pp. ITEM #29: July 22, 1843. A Court of Inquiry to investigate accusations against 1st Lieutenant G.W. F. Wood, Adjutant 1st Regiment of Infantry, with Captain A.S. Miller, 1st Infantry, presiding. 2pp. ITEM #30: July 25, 1843. A Court of Inquiry to examine accusations made against Lieutenant Colonel R.B. Mason, Regiment of Dragoons, by George W. Clarke, a citizen employed in the Indian Department, with Colonel W. Davenport, 1st Infantry, presiding. 1pp. Desk brought to the Kansas Territory in 1855 by George Clarke, who was a Pottwatomie Indian agent and slave holder. Clarke was a notorious proslavery leader during the border war period. He was suspected of killing a free state man, Thomas W. Barber of Lawrence in 1855. While Clarke was sitting at this desk in his Lecompton home in 1856, a shot was fired at him. He was uninjured, but the bullet put a hole in his desk. Clarke was driven out of Kansas Territory in 1858. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyages to the South Seas, Indian and Pacific Oceans, China Sea, North-West Coast, Feejee Islands, South Shetlands, Etc. With an Account of the New Discoveries Made in the Southern Hemisphere, Between the Years 1830-1837. Also, the Origin, Authorization, and Progress of the First American National South Sea Exploring Expedition.

      William H. Vermilye, New York - 1838, 2nd Edition. () Very good. xii,13-324pp. Small octavo (12 X 19.7 cm.) Original straight grained green with a natural history pattern of shells stamped in the cloth. Gilt lettering on the spine. Single lithographic plate used as the frontispiece. Book has moderate to heavy foxing through out but is far better than most American productions of the time. Rosove 120. Renard 523. Presentation copy with the following inscription in pencil:" Presented by the Author with his respects to Honorable Senator A. Robbins as a friendly token of regard." Robbins has signed and dated the front pastedown July 1, 1838. There appears to be a total of four editions of the book all in 1838, with the true first edition actually being called the second edition. All editions or printings are quite scarce and I am not sure if there is any change among them. Fanning's first book which appeared in 1833 was very successful (see Rosove 119) and he followed it up with this title with all new material. Very scarce especially with an inscription and dated ownership. The Discovery Book Auctions copy with a similar inscription but the fourth edition made $4000 in 2005. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        Descrizione Di Cere Antica

      Per I. Tipi Dello Stesso Canina, Roma 1838 - Ed in particolare del monumento sepolcrale scoperto nell'anno MDCCCXXXVI da S.E.ILSIG. Generale Vincenzo Galassi, E RMO Arciprete D. Allesandro Regulini per servire di preliminare illustrazione degli oggetti in esso rinvnuti e collecati nel nuovo museo Gregoriano Del Vaticano. Text: Italian. (English Translation: The ancient architecture described and demonstrated with monuments: the work is divided into three sections risguardanti the history, theory, and practice of architecture Egyptian, Greek and Roman). Binding strong, minor foxing, spine paper/title label chipped (see photos). Very scarce original. As is. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Itinéraire de Rome et de ses environs rédigé par A. Nibby. d'aprés celui de feu M. Vasi.

      Valentini,, Rome, 1838 - Due volumi legati in uno di cm. 17,5, pp. (4) xl, 266 (2); (4) 324. Con due piante ripiegate e 40 tavole di vedute e spaccati d'edifici. Il tutto inciso in rame su tavole fuori testo. Bella legatura coeva in piena pelle verde, dorso liscio con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro, piatti inquadrati da cornici in oro e con fregi a secco centrali. Sguardie e tagli marmorizzati. Bell'esemplare, in perfetto stato di conservazione ed impreziosito da una legatura molto elegante. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Life And Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby

      London: Chapman and Hall, April 1838 - October 1839. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. light blue printed and decorated wrappers. Near fine in fine marbled board and cloth custom clam shell box./No Dust Jacket. 22 x 14 cm. 20 parts bound in 19. Forty plates by Phiz (Hablot K. Browne), all are clean, First issue of the text, with "visiter" for "sister," part IV, p. 123, line 17, and "latter" for "letter," part V, six lines up, p. 160. The "No Plates" notice in Vol. XIV, a false alarm -- both plates present. Ten pages of publisher adverts in parts III and VIII; however, The Mechi booklet in VIII present. Rear wrapper of Vol. XIX/XX a variant. "Hill Seal Wafers" ad is present in last issue, lacking the seals. Engraved portrait of Dickens by Maclise in final part. A few issues with faded signatures on front cover. Original issue covers in overall near fine condition, sound and clean. HATTON & CLEAVER pp.131-160.

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        Jorrock's Jaunts and Jollities

      London - Walter Spiers 1838 - A beautifully bound copy of the first appearance of Robert Smith Surtees' character Jorrocks, the sporting Cockney grocer. First editon thus (the papers were originally published in the New Sporting Magazine). Jorrocks, the sporting cockney grocer, with his vulgarity and good-natured artfulness, was a great success with the public, and Surtees produced more Jorrocks novels in the same vein, notably Handley Cross and Hillingdon Hall, where the description of the house is very reminiscent of Hamsterley. In a Riviere binding (binder's stamp to front pastedown). Illustrated throughout with twelve plates by Hablot Knight Browne, a. k. a. Phiz (collated complete). Bookplate of E. Hulton to front pastedown. Condition: In a full morocco binding with gilt detailing. Externally smart, though with joints cracked, and some light rubbing to the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean, though with some small tidemarks to the corners of some centre pages. Overall: VERY GOOD due to joints, but otherwise a very attractive copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Historiae ecclesiasticae libri tredecim,

      Apud Julim renouard et Socios 1838-1855 - Gallicae Historiae Societatis Bibliopolas reliure demi cuir, caissons décorés, titre doré sur le dos. Ex veteris codicis uticensis collatione emendavit et suas animadversiones adjecit Augustus Le Prevost. Complet en 5 tomes. En latin. Orderic Vital, né le 16 février 1075, Atcham, Angleterre et mort en 1141 ou 1143 à l’abbaye de Saint-Évroult, est un moine anglo-normand connu comme l'un des plus importants historiens du Moyen Âge central. Sa principale ?uvre est l’Historia ecclesiastica qui retrace notamment l'histoire du duché de Normandie et du Royaume d'Angleterre au XIe et XIIe siècle. Très bel ensemble, reliure solide, coins propres, à noter deux petits trous de vers (sains) sur la coiffe inférieure du tome 5 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTORY OF THE REIGN OF FERDINAND AND ISABELLA, THE CATHOLIC

      1838 - PRESCOTT, William H. HISTORY OF THE REIGN OF FERDINAND AND ISABELLA, THE CATHOLIC. In Three Volumes. Boston: American Stationers' Company, John B. Russell, 1838. Inscribed first edition from the author to John L. Sibley. The inscription is dated January 26, 1838, shortly after the deposit copy (January 15, 1838). Sibley, librarian of Harvard University (1841-1877), was instrumental in the development of that university's fine collection. A self proclaimed "sturdy beggar," because of his numerous pleas for gifts of books, he quadrupled the number of volumes in the collection and significantly increased the annual income, from $250 to $170,000, during his tenure. (DAB). Three 8vo. volumes. Vol. 1: cxxiv, 411 pp.; Vol. 2: xviii, 509 pp.; Vol. 3: xvi, 531 pp., + 4 pp. publisher's catalog. Frontispiece portrait in each volume, and a genealogical chart in Vol. 1. Publisher's binding of blue H cloth (not in Blanck), with gilt-stamped title within a double-rule rectangle and an armorial device below on spines. Ex library, deaccessioned by Sibley's prep school alma mater. Internally clean and very fresh, despite some negligible marginal soiling. Spines are sunned, with a small discolored spot near the center from removal of a library label, with wear at spinal ends, joints and corners. Front hinge of Volume 1 is just starting. This is an acceptable copy of Prescott's second book, but containing an early inscription, and in an unrecorded binding. (Blanck 16334).

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        Voyages de Gulliver dans des contrées lointaines

      Furne-H.Fournier 1838 - Deux tomes en un volume in-8, plein cuir havane, dos à 5 faux nerfs et caissons à fleurons, pièce de titre maroquin noir, quadruple filet doré sur les plats, frise intérieure au revers des plats, tranches marbrées, reliure très solide et de belle apparence, légèrement frottée coiffe supérieure avec fissure de 2cm visible à la jointure, bord des plats très légèrement frottés, gardes brunies sur les bords; LXIX-279-319 pages, frontispice gravé sur bois par BREVIERE et tiré sur chine, 450 vignettes gravées sur bois dans le texte et 4 titres-frontispices, un pour chaque voyage. Texte en bel état avec très rares rousseurs; [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      London: Richard Bentley, 1838 - First edition, first issue, with "Boz" on the title-page and with the "Fireside" plate in volume III. 3 vols., 8vo. 24 engraved plates by George Cruikshank. Original brown cloth, spines titled in gilt, boards tooled in blind. Finely rebacked, preserving original spines, inner hinges repaired; plates show the usual darkening, "Fireside" plate slightly foxed, occasional light soiling to text. Overall a handsome set of the first issue, very good. Smith 4 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Oliver Twist. Or, The Parish Boy's Progress. By "Boz". In Three Volumes.

      Richard Bentley, London, 1838. - FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, with the later removed 'Fireside' plate to vol. 3, and "Boz" cited as author to title pages. 3 volumes; 12mo. Illustrated with 24 plates by Cruikshank. Light foxing, very occasional marking. Original publisher's brown cloth gilt, variant with Bentley's name at base of spine. Worn to extremities, professional and rather old repairs to spines. Old professional respine to volume I. Some staining and soiling to boards, a little chipping, a respectable, durable set. Half titles and ads present where called for. Internally clean, some minor toning and foxing here and there, glazed yellow endpapers, ink ownership to flyleaves. An affordable and strong first issue copy of a classic. Eckel, p.59-62. Podeschi; Gimbel Catalogue [A27], Grolier Exhibition [69], Suzannet Catalogue [39]. BMC No.271, 'The Great Illustrators', Collins; Dickens and Crime (1962). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Oliver Twist [Three Volume Set]

      Richard Bentley, London 1838 - 1838. Second Edition. Complete three volume set in the original blindstamped publisher's cloth. With 24 B&W plates by George Cruikshank. With "Dickens" not "Boz" to the title page. Vol I: 331pp, plus 4 pp Catalogue, "New Works of Entertainment edited by Charles Dickens, Esq. (Boz.)", with 9 full-page plates (plate opposite pg 132 worn to edges). Vol II: 307pp, with 7 full-page plates. Vol III: 315pp, with 8 full-page plates. Bound in uniform brown cloth with blind stamped design to front and rear boards of each volume. Gilt lettering to spine, reading "Oliver Twist. Boz." with volume number and "London Bentley." at bottom. All Half-titles present. Recent previous owner's armorial bookplate to front fixed endpaper of each volume. No other inscriptions. Fading to spines, and shelfwear to edges, but the books is still tight. Top and fore edge uncut. Foxing to edges, prelims and illustrations, but text generally clean of foxing except in a few sections where there is mild foxing near the folds. In excellent condition. 8.25" Tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of Greece

      T. Cadell, Strand, London 1838 - 1838, revised edition. The full title page reads: "The History of Greece by William Miford, Esq. with his final additions and corrections. To Which is Prefixed A Brief Memoir of the Author, By his brother The Late Lord Resedale. Carefully revised by William King, Editor of the First Posthumous Edition." Over all the set is Very Good Minus, but none of the volumes are in exactly the same shape, some have a little more wear than others. This is a full set of all eight volumes. We are happy to provide photos or answer any questions you may have. All volumes are full, brown leather, with five bands, the spine has four segments with a flowerly design in the leather, one section has the author name and volume number, and one section has the abbreviated of the book "History of Greece", the boards have a gilt border, and fore-edge and endsheets are marbled. All volumes have shelfwear mostly at the top and bottom of the spine, the joints and some wear to the boards. A few have cracked hinges, but all boards are intact and bindings are sound. Volume One's FEP is free and laid in, a few volumes still have their ribbon bookmarks. Overall it's a beautiful leather set despite the wear. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das deutsche Bundesheer in characteristischen Gruppen entworfen und gezeichnet in Verbindung mehrerer Künstler von H. A. Eckert in München

      Wurzburg: H. A. Eckert et Christian Weiss, n.d. [1838-43] - Extensive grouping of plates of the uniforms of northern German states from this complex work of outstanding beauty. Colas gives a detailed collation of the entire collection (385 plates in all). This volume includes extensive and complete suites of Hannover, Braunschweig, Mecklenburg, Oldenburg, Holstein, and the smaller principalities and free cities of Lippe, Waldeck, Lübeck, Bremen, and Hamburg (MILITARY COSTUME) Folio. Lithographic pictorial front wrapper and 93 hand colored lithographic plates, most heightened in gum arabic. Contemporary half red morocco, rubbed, foot of spine perished. A few plates closely trimmed at fore edge margin (no loss), one plate mounted. Neat pencilled numbers at foot of plates. Bookplate of Henry J. Heinz. Colas 935; Hiler, 261; Lipperheide 2120

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        Landscape - Historical Illustrations of Scotland, and The Waverly Novels: From Drawings by J. M. Turner, Professor, R.A. etc. Comic Illustrations by G. Cruikshank. No. 1 - No. 18 in original parts

      London: Fisher, Son & Co, [1836-1838] - First Edition, first issue (plates with publisher's imprint and dated with year of issue). 2 vols., 4to. With 108 illustrations, including 35 etchings by George Cruikshank on 18 plates. 72 ; 84 pp. Bound in full pebbled contemporary crimson morocco, a.e.g. Gilt spine. Nineteenth century gift inscription. Cohn 729 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Album of Original Watercolours and Sketches

      1838-1841 4to., (11 2/8 x 9 inches). 30 original watercolour drawings of flowers and fruit identified as being by Elizabeth Twining, 2 family portraits by her, one signed by Jane Twining, and one by A. Twining, 2 signed by Julia Boyd (her niece?), and 18 further watercolour drawings or sketches of flowers and views by unknown artists. Tipped in to later half black morocco, gilt, marbled paper boards album. Provenance: By descent from the artist to the Boyd family. The family portraits are identified as William Brewster Twining and Charles Twining, sons of George Twining (Elizabeth's nephew), "My maternal Grandfather, WB" one on paper watermarked 1834. Elizabeth Twining was the second of nine children of Richard Twining (1772-1857) the celebrated tea-merchant and banker. "She was a talented portraitist of plants and flowers as well as being a competent botanist. The two-volume folio edition of her 'Illustrations of the Natural Orders of Plants' (2 vols., 1849) is considered to have a place among the finest lithographic flower books of the mid-nineteenth century. The 'natural order' is that of Alphonse de Candolle, who rejected the Linnaean or 'artificial' classification. The emphasis on the appearance of mature plants and their habitat rather than their physiology is echoed not only in her art but also in her lectures on plants, which as well as having a strong geographical theme also discussed how plants were used, particularly by women. She believed botany had a place in the education of women of all social classes and her approach was that of 'mother educator', whether she was encouraging the poor to grow plants for flower shows or promoting the cultivation of window boxes in institutions such as workhouse wards, where the glory of plants could be shared by sick inmates and staff alike" (Theresa Deane for DNB). The portraits of plants by Elizabeth Twining are: Cypryipedium calceolus, Arnecliffe 1838; Epipactis palustris, Arnecliffe: Italy. 1838; Epipactis; Epipactis latipolia; Ophrys muscifera. June 1841; Posey of spring flowers; Saxifraga granulata, Arnecliffe Churchyard May 1841; Saxifraga tridactylites, May 1841; Saxifraga hypnoides, 1841; Saxifraga umbrosa, Hesleden Gill; Geranium robertianum and Cistus helianthemum, 1839; Geranium pratense; Geranium sanguineum, Arncliffe 1839; Polemonium caeruleu, 1839; Convallaria polygonatum, 1841; Trollus europaeus, 1841; Vaccinum myrtillus, 1841; Menyanthes trifoliata; Primula farinosa; Cistus helianthemum; Colchicum autumnale, Arncliffe 1839; Rubus chamaemorus, 1841; Dryas octopetala, 1839; Parnassia palustris, Arnecliffe 1839; Pinguicula vulgaris; Galeopsis vericolor, August 1839; Butonius umbellatus, June 1846; Pyrola media, 1846; Campanula latifolia (folding, spotted); Geranium pratense, Arnecliffe July 1839; Apple "Grown at Sheen", 1841..

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        Strenna Italiana per l'anno 1838. Anno V

      Milano: P. Ripamonti Carpano. 1838. First. First edition. Text in Italian. Quarto. iv, [1]-280, [4]pp., seven steel engraved plates: frontispiece, title page, and five plates in text. Bound in a magnificent armorial binding for King Louis Philippe I of France, with his crown and name in an ornate metal relief design on the front board. Full polished leather professionally re-jointed, almost imperceptibly, with the original binding fully preserved: gilt spine and turn-ins, decorated borders stamped in black, white silk moire endpapers, all edges gilt. Some chipping at the edges of the front free endpaper and fly leaf, scattered foxing, very good. The Strenna Italiana was a popular literary gift annual of Italian poetry and prose: this copy with Louis Philippe's name and crown in metal relief suggests that it was a presentation copy or gift to an important political ally, friend, or dignitary. A scarce, unique copy intended to display Louis Philippe's armorial binding conspicuously on a table-top. .

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        Des geheimen Raths, Ritters - von Sömmerring Briefe an den G[eheimen] R[ath] Freih. v. Moll auszugsweise beson. Abdruk aus des Letzteren Mitheilungen aus sein. Briefwechsel.

      Augsburg, mit Volkhart'schen Schriften, 1838. - Oktav. Etwas späterer marmorierter Pappband mit Titelrückenschild und dezenter Rückenvergoldung. S. 1255-1404, mit einer lithographischen Tafel (Wiegenlied). An den Kanten geringfügig berieben, einige Bleistiftmarginalien. - Nicht im KVK. - Bibliographisch in den einschlägigen Bibliographien nicht nachweisbar. - Äußerst seltener, mit eigenem Titelblatt versehener Separatabdruck aus den "Mittheilungen aus seinem Briefwechsel" des Mineralogen Karl E(h)renbert von Moll, die nur in einer Auflage von 50 Exemplaren im Selbstverlag erschienen (4 Bände, 1829-35, vgl. Poggendorff II, 1430). - 1000 g Sonderangebot: Antiquariat Stefan Wulf bietet AbeBooks-Kunden einen exklusiven Rabatt von 35% auf sämtliche Preise. Alter Preis: 980 EUR.

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        Edwards's Botanical Register: Or, Ornamental Flower-Garden And Shrubbery: Consisting Of Coloured Figures Of Plants And Shrubs Cultivated in British Gardens; Accompanied By Their History, Best Method of Treatment in Cultivation, Propagation, &c Edited by John Lindley. Vols. 1-10

      James Ridgeway And Sons 1838-1842, London - 26 x 17 cm. Total of 688 hand-colored engraved botanical plates with tissue guards, lacking 26 plates. The young Edwards made some drawings from the plates in the "Flora londinensis" which eventually caught the eye of Curtis who was sufficiently impressed with the work to arrange for Edwards to come to London for further training and instruction. Eventually he made many hundreds of drawings for "The Botanical Magazine," and severed his connection to Curtis only when he started his rival periodical in 1815 described here [see: HENREY, Vol. II, p.306]. NISSEN 2739. Plates very fresh and clean, descriptive data rear of each volume partly unopened, covers decorated in blind, backstrips lettered and decorated in gilt. minimal shelf wear. Glasgow booksellers' label. Vol I lacks [5,22,29,32-33,38,49,58,65]. Vol.2 [13]. Vol. 3 [2,46,50,56]. Vol.5 [37]. Vol.6 [1,42,53,58]. Vol.7 [37.52.67]. Vol.9 [7,13,37]. Vol.10 [16]. Orig. publisher's green cloth. Very good. 10 vols. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Abrégé pratique des maladies de la peau

      Paris, 1838. 72, 595 Seiten mit 9 (1 gefalt.) koloriert Kupfertafeln. Festeinband, Halbledereinband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung - Garrison / M. 3990 - Hirsch / Hübotter I, 859 - "... contains one of the first classifications of skin diseases on an anatomical basis" (Garrison-M). - Mit Widmung von Cazenave auf dem Vorsatz. - Teilw. stockfl. Einleitung S. 41/42 geringer Textverlust - Sprache / Language: Französisch / French -

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        Views of Ports and Harbours, Watering Places, Fishing Villages, and other Picturesque Objects on the English Coast. Engraved by William and Edward Finden.

      London: Charles Tilt 1838 - **Free Domestic Shipping on this item until Sunday, Sept. 28** .from Paintings by J. D. Harding, G. Balmer, E. W. Cooke, T. Creswick, and other eminent artists.; first edition, quarto, [iii] (printed title)-vi, [162] pp., lacks half title?, 50 steel engraved plates including the frontispiece and the pictorial title; contemporary marbled paper covered boards with leather spine and tips now rubbed especially at joints and front hinge cracked, signature of a previous owner on pictorial title, early plates have damp stain at upper inside corner touching the images, general age toning, good+ only. Photos available upon request.

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        A Jewish calendar for sixty-four years, detailing the new moons, festivals and fasts: with the sections of the law as read in the synagogues every Sabbath during the year : also the days on which the hour for commencing Sabbath is altered, together with the corresponding Christian dates : to which are added tables for continuing the calendar to A.M 6000-2400 C.Æ, and a chronological table, forming a summary of Jewish history from the Flood to the present time, with various other useful tables

      L. Thomson, 19, Great Street, Helen's, London, England 1838 - vi, [2], iv, 5 -134, [1] pages. With the book plate (ex libris) of Arthur Sebag Monterfiore). In this copy the table of contents is the last leaf of the book. Contains introductory essay on various calendars, astronomy, and the Hebrew calendar; appendix chronology of Jewish history. Calendar compiled by Elias Hayyim Lindo "English author and historian; born in 1783; died in London June 11, 1865. He spent the first half of his life in the island of St. Thomas, where he married and became one of the leading merchants. He was president of the Hebrew congregation and acted also in the honorary capacity of mohel for many years. Lindo settled in England about 1832 and began a series of literary labors. He translated the CONCILIADOR of Manasseh ben Israel (London, 1842). In 1832 he published his CALENDAR, a reissue of which appeared in 1860. The tables are preceded by an essay on the structure of the Jewish calendar; and appended is a collection of general information. His last published work was the History of the Jews of Spain and Portugal (ib. 1849), for which he visited the Iberian Peninsula and obtained much of his information from original sources; it still retains some value. He furthermore made manuscript translations into English of some of the masterpieces of Hebrew literature, including Bahya's Hobot ha-Lebabot; Judah ha-Levi's CUZARI; Isaac Aboab's Menorat ha-Ma'or. The manuscripts are now in the possession of Jews' College, London. Lindo was several times warden of the Portuguese congregation of London, and compiled a complete catalogue of all the works in its library, with biographical memoranda of their authors. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Grammatical Analysis of Selections from The Hebrew Scriptures, with an Exercise in Hebrew Composition

      Wiley and Putnam, New York 1838 - Sm. 4to. xii,148pp. Half cloth over paper-covered boards. "A Critical Grammar of the Hebrew Language" by the same author preceded this work. Isaac Nordheimer (1809-1842) was a German-Jewish author. After emigrating to America in 1835 he became a professor of Hebrew and Oriental languages at the University of New York. His other main work, besides contributions to the "Biblical Repository," was "The Philosophy of Ecclesiastes." Heavy age wear, staining and chipping on binding. Hinges starting. 2" x 1" of bottom edge of front board missing affecting first 12 pages. Foxing throughout. Binding in poor, interior in fair to good condition. Scarce. Bibliographical reference: Singerman 656. Rosenbach 430 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The American Journal of Science and Arts, 7 volumes from 1838-1842

      New Haven: A.H. Maltby and Herrick & Noyes; B.&W. Noyes. (1838-1842). First. Periodical magazine. Seven loose volumes: Volume 33 (January, 1838); 35 (January, 1839); 37 (October, 1839); 38 (April, 1840); 40 (April 1841); 41 (October 1841); 42 (April 1842). Bound in contemporary half-leather and marbled paper-covered boards. Illustrated with engraved and plates, some folding. An ex-library set with bookplates. Volumes 41-42 with binder's ticket: "J.Gillanders, Oberlin O." on the front pastedown. The leather spines are dry, scattered foxing, good. "Silliman's Journal" was devoted to the publication of original papers, notices, and reviews in the natural and physical sciences. Owned and edited by Benjamin Silliman, professor of chemistry and natural history at Yale College, it was the world's leading scientific journal in the first half of the 19th Century. This set features Silliman's printed correspondence with distinguished scientists throughout the world, and numerous papers on American geology, topography, botany, and zoology. .

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        Voyage en Crimée, au Caucase, en Géorgie, en Arménie, en Asie-Mineure et à Contantinople, en 1829 et 1830 ; Pour servir à l’histoire de Hongrie. Ouvrage orné de cinq planches lithographiées.

      A Paris, Delaunay, Libraire, 1838 - in-8° ; (4)-V-de la p. 8 à la p. 464 pp.-5 pl. h.-t. dont 3 repliées, demi-basane verte à coins, dos à nerfs, titre or, couvertures éditeur imp. cons., une restauration papier sans gravité à la p. de gd titre, rel. post., bon exemplaire. Atabey, 112. Blackmer, 131. Catalogue Russica, t. I, 1157. Kont, Bibliographie Française de la Hongrie, p. 63. Miansarov, Bibliographia Caucasica et Transcaucasica, p. 357. Salmaslian, Bibliographie de l’Arménie, p. 240. Édition originale très rare. First edition. Godd copy. Very Scarce. L’ouvrage se divise en trois parties distinctes. La première partie contient la description des Tatars qui peuplent les steppes de la Crimée ; des détails sur la ville et le port de Kertche et sur la ville de Simferopol, une notice sur les habitants de la Crimée, sur leurs mœurs et les différentes sectes qui y sont tolérées ; l’organisation militaire par les Cosaques de la mer Noire, une expédition au mont Elbrouz, et la description des différents peuples du Caucase. La deuxième partie renferme la description des régions méridionales de la Crimée, des détails sur la ville de Théodosie avec les distances des relais et le prix de la course. La troisième partie donne la description de la ville de Trébizonde (Trabzon), de la caravane entre cette ville et Erzeroum, de la Géorgie, de sa capitale Tiflis (Tbilissi), des belles Géorgiennes [sic], de la « Grande-Arménie », de l’ancienne Colchide, des rives du Bosphore, de l’armée turque, de Constantinople et de ses mœurs, et un itinéraire à Ispahan et à Constantinople par voie terrestre. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Including the East and West India Docks. Cruchley's New Plan of London Improved

      Cruchley Map Seller from Arrowsmith's, 38 Ludgate Street. St. Pauls, [1838]., London, - and the intended New Docks of Saint Catherineís with all the New Buildings Ö Engraved plan, dissected and mounted on linen, hand-coloured in outline, together with a 42pp. street index, bookplate of John Griffith to verso, both housed within original green cloth slipcase, with publisher's printed yellow label. George Frederick Cruchley (1796-1880) was a publisher of "some of the clearest and most attractive London maps" (Howgego). Cruchley began his cartographic career in the publishing firm of Aaron Arrowsmith. In 1823, he set up on his own at 38 Ludgate Street until 1834, when he moved to 81 Fleet Street. It would appear that he had some help from his former employer, as much of his early output bears in the imprint "From Arrowsmith's". He would later acquire a great deal of Arrowsmith's stock. In 1844, he took over the stock of George and John Cary, which he republished until 1876. In 1877 his entire stock was sold at auction with many of the plates being bought by Gall and Inglis. Cruchley himself died in Brighton in 1880. This is the of his London map, which was updated to 1846. The 1838 edition shows the London Docks "and the intended New Docks of Saint Catherineís with all the New Buildings Ö" (front cover).Scale: 4 7/8 inches to 1 statute mile. Howgego 304 B (10).

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        A treatise on the medical jurisprudence of insanity

      Boston: Charles Little & James Brown, 1838. <p>Ray, Isaac (1807-81). A treatise on the medical jurisprudence of insanity. 8vo. xv, [1], 480pp. Boston: Charles C. Little & James Brown, 1838. 227 x 145 mm. 19th century half morocco, gilt spine, marbled boards, slight wear. Some foxing as usual. Very good copy. Bookplate of American psychiatrist Charles W. Pilgrim (1855-1934).</p> <p>First Edition of the first modern treatise on the medico-legal aspects of psychiatry, and the first American treatise on a psychological subject since Benjamin Rush&#146;s Medical Inquiries and Observations upon the Diseases of the Mind (1812). One of the greatest classics of nineteenth century American thought, Ray&#146;s work &#147;is still quoted and accepted as an authority on many phases of medico-legal practice in the United States and abroad&#148; (Deutsch, The Mentally Ill in America, p. 204). Ray&#146;s work exerted a considerable influence on Anglo-American jurisprudence, particularly in the famous M&#146;Naughton trial of 1843, which prompted the establishment of the M&#146;Naughton Rules redefining the common law of insanity. Ray became the most influential American writer on forensic psychiatry of the nineteenth century. This copy was once owned by psychiatrist Charles W. Pilgrim, who served as New York State&#146;s Commissioner of Mental Health in the early part of the 20th century. Garrison-Morton 1739. Norman 1783.</p>

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        Damascus And Palmyra: A Journey To The East. With A Sketch Of The State And Prospects Of Syria, Under Ibrahim Pasha.

      London: Richard Bentley, 1838. - 2 Volumes. 8vo. pp. xxvii, [1]errata, 440; x, [2], 484. complete with initial blanks. 10 hand-coloured lithographed plates of local costume. An attractive set in contemporary blind & gilt-paneled calf, spines richly gilt (some wear to spinal extremities, scattered foxing). First Edition. An account of Addison&#146;s travels from Malta via Greece (Patras, Argos, Athens, Delos, &c.), Turkey (Smyrna, Gallipolli, Constantinople, &c.), and Beirut, to Damascus and Palmyra in 1835. According to the British Library catalogue the hand-coloured lithographed plates by Madeley are after drawings by William Makepeace Thackeray. Blackmer 5. Röhricht p. 388. Not in Abbey, Travel. Martin Hardie p. 216. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Peau De Chagrin. Etudes Sociales

      H. Delloye, Victor Lecou, Paris 1838 - In-4 (255 x 168 mm), faux-titre, titre, 402 pp., (1) ff. table, demi-veau noir, coins, dos orné, tranches dorées (reliure d'époque). Première édition illustrée, premier tirage des cent vignettes dans le texte de Baron, Janet-Lange, Gavarni, Français, Marckl, gravées sur acier par Brunellière, Nargeot, Langlois, etc. Tirage à part de deux portraits, Pauline et Foedora, d'après Janet-Lange et Marckl, gravés par Félicie Fournier, née Monsaldy, avec noms des artistes à la pointe, p. 149 et 287. Ex-libris Ernest Schutte. (menus défauts, quelques frottements aux coins et sur les coupes, rares légères rousseurs, déchirure de 1,23 cm en marge de la p. 265). Carteret, tome III, p. 41. // Quarto (255 x 168 mm), half-title, title, 402 pp., (1) ff. table of contents, black three-quarter calf, tooled spine, gilt edges (contemporary binding). First illustrated edition, first printing of the 100 vignettes in the text by Baron, Janet-Lange, Gavarni, Français, Marckl, steel-engraved by Brunellière, Nargeot, Langlois, etc. Two portraits added, Pauline and Foedora, after Janet-Lange and Marckl, engraved by Félicie Fournier, née Monsaldy, with names of the artists in dry-point, p. 149 and 287. Bookplate Ernest Schutte. (minor defects, some rubbings on corners and turns-in, rare light spots, tear on 1,23 cm in margin p. 265). Carteret, vol. III, p. 41.

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        La Peau de Chagrin. Études sociales

      Paris: H. Delloye et Victor Lecou, Éditeurs, Rue des Filles-Saint-Thomas, 13, place de la Course, 1838 - First illustrated edition of Balzac's renowned 1831 novel, his first major commercial success, lavishly produced in a generous format, with superb illustrations by many of France's finest illustrators of the period. From the library of American novelist, LOUIS AUCHINCLOSS First Illustrated edition, first printing, with all first printing points as enumerated by Carteret. Royal 8vo (25.4 cm). [iv], 402, [2] pp. Title with vignette showing a man being pulled backward by skeleton, armed with a scythe, and 100 steel engraved vignettes in the text after drawings by Adam, Baron, Boulanger, Charlet, Daviid, Devéria, Fragonard, Gavarni, Grandville, Grent, Janet-Lange, Johannot, Raffet, Vernet, et. al. Nineteenth-century quarter calf and marbled paper boards. Bookplate of Louis Auchincloss. Minor rubbing to spine and bands, but near fine otherwie, clean and crisp. Lovely copy, with half title. Bookplate of Louis Auchincloss. Carteret, III, pp. 41-42; Sander 43; Brivois 15-17; Vicaire I, 45 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Voyage round the World; including an Embassy to Muscat and Siam, in 1835, 1836, and 1837

      Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, & New York: Harper & Brothers,, 1838 & 1837. [together with;] ROBERTS, Edmund. Embassy to the Eastern Courts of Cochin-China, Siam, and Muscat; in the U.S. Sloop of War Peacock, David Geisinger, Commander, during the Years 1832-3-4. 2 volumes octavo (220 × 134 mm; 215 × 138 mm). Uniformly bound in black half morocco, title gilt to spine, flat bands sparingly tooled, marbled sides and endpapers, red sprinkled edges. Half-title bound in to the first-named. Very slight shelf-wear, both volumes with some foxing, but overall a very handsome pair. First editions. Individually uncommon, perhaps Ruschenberger the more so, and together here offering a very full record of important early American trade negotiations in the Middle and Far East. A naval surgeon, "Ruschenberger sailed&#133; to the East for the purpose of obtaining information and negotiating and securing treaties of friendship and commerce with Eastern Powers. Rushcenberger describes his journey to the dominions of the Sultan of Muscat and Oman, to Ceylon, India, Java. Siam, Cochin China, the Bonin Islands, the Hawaiian Islands, California, and Mexico" (Hill) The principal in the negotiations with these foreign powers was to be Edmund Roberts who had "formed an intimate acquaintance" with the Sultan of Oman when on a trading expedition to Zanzibar in 1827, and had persuaded his "kinsman through marriage, Senator Levi Woodbury &#133; [Andrew] Jackson&#39;s secretary of the navy" to promote the embassy (DAB). Roberts was appointed as special agent of the United States to negotiate treaties with Muscat, Siam, Cochin China and Japan if practicable, "his mission, however, was to be secret, and he was given as &#39;ostensible employment&#39; the position of clerk" to Commander Geisinger. Roberts successfully concluded treaties with Siam, and with Muscat, which treaty included a "most-favoured-nation" clause, and remained the basis of USA-Omani relations until 1958. He returned to the East to continue his work in Cochin China, China and Japan, but died of fever at Macau in 1837. Taken together these two volumes provide a very full account of this early American trade mission. Not noted in the title, but Roberts contains around 120 pages of close description of the culture and business practices of China; Ruschenberger has a 75-page section specifically on "The dominions of the Sultan of Muscat;" and is also an important Hawaiian source, some this material being omitted from the London edition of the same year, as also the "aspersions" of the British (noted by both Sabin and Howes). A superb matched set of these uncommon, complementary accounts, contemporary booklabels of P.C. Brooks, perhaps Peter Chardon Brooks, New England merchant and underwriter, who made his fortune in the East India trade.

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

      London: Richard Bentley, 1838. First edition, first issue, with "Boz" on the title-page and with the "Fireside" plate in volume III. 3 vols., 8vo. 24 engraved plates by George Cruikshank. Original brown cloth, spines titled in gilt, boards tooled in blind. Finely rebacked, preserving original spines, inner hinges repaired; plates show the usual darkening, "Fireside" plate slightly foxed, occasional light soiling to text. Overall a handsome set of the first issue, very good. Smith 4

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        Proposed Plan for Improving Dover Harbour, by an Extension of the South Pier Head, etc. Also, Copious Extracts from Various Authors in Support of the Plan, and Shewing the Importance of Dover Harbour from the Time of the First Construction. Together with Practical Observations and Illustrations [Signed]

      Printed by W. Batcheller, King's Arms Library, Dover First edition . 1838. - First edition contemporary tooled dark green calf, gilt title and border to upper panel, gilt cross bands to spine, diamond gilt motif and border to lower panel, marble end papers. 10¼" x 6¼" 174pp. SIGNED by the author to additional leaf. Seven plates as called for with the exception of plates [ii and vii] are fold-out and linen backed : [i] Frontispiece Plan of Dover in the reign of Elizabeth. [ii] West view of breakwater and apron, shewing the position of the culverts. [iii] East view of breakwater, piers, and sea wall at high water. [iv] Dover harbour shewing the improvements. [v] Plan of Dover harbour and Castle jetty. [vi] Elevation of store houses in the sea wall next to the proposed addition to basin and elevation of sea wall and platform battery. [vii] Plan of Landing Stairs and parapet wall. Seven additional tipped-in plates preceding frontispiece are all fold-out and linen backed. [i] Print of one of the earliest Plans of Dover. It represents the Town, Castle, and Harbour, in the time of King Henry the Eighth, when the sea washed the cliff behind Sandgate Street. The Spire of St. John's Church, [demolished in 1537,] is distinctly visible behind the Hills on the Canterbury Road, and the remains of a Spire are also apparent on the Maison Dieu. The building on the heights to the left of the Roman Pharos, nearly in a line with Archcliff Chapel, was in olden time the house of the Knights Templars. The original Drawing, which is unique, is preserved amongst the Cotton Manuscripts in the British Museum: It is upwards of six feet long, and forms one of the greatest topographical rarities connected with the early History of the County of Kent. [ii] A Plan of Dover in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth. [iii] 21" x 16" Rob Havell & Son engraving of the 'View of Dover from the South Pier Head.' [iv] 10" x 15½" Drawn from nature and on stone by T. S. Cooper 'View of Dover Pier and Castle Cliffs, from the Stone Head.' [v] 10" x 14½" Drawn by E. Stock on stone by A. Picken 'View of Dover Harbour , Western Heights, Shakespeare's Cliff, etc. from the sea.' [vi] 'Dover Pier and Harbour from the Heights.' [vii] 5½" x 4' 10" six section folding panorama with tiny text below detailing: Folkestone, Shakespeare's Cliff, Archcliff Fort, Stone Head, Military Hospital, Harbour Entrance, Amherst Battery, Barracks, Redoubt, Esplanade, Theatre, Waterloo Crescent, Baths, Marine Parade, Guildford Battery, Prospect Place, East Cliff Place and Jetty, Signal Station, and South Foreland. Some foxing and staining to plates, general rubbing and soiling to exterior, 25 mm cracking to spine tip, hinges starting. Member of the P.B.F.A. KENT [Dover] [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Robins's Panoramic Representation of the Queen's Royal Progress Through the City of London, on the 9th November, 1837, Displaying every portion of the Royal and Civic Procession on that splendid and memorable occasion, as well as the Whole Line of Streets from Temple Bar to Guildhall, With their numerous Decorations, the Booths of the City Companies, Christ's Hospital, &c. The While extending to Nearly Ten Feet in Length.

      Robins, London 1838 - A stunning leporello of early Victorian pageantry, colored by hand, measuring 10 feet by 3.5 inches when extended, and the imagery is particularly bright and fresh, especially when compared to other leporellos depicting Victorian parades or processions from this period. Scarce, with only four institutional copies located on OCLC. Abbey Life 534. When closed, the oblong item measures 6.25 by 4 inches, and in its box it sits neatly, and elegantly, on a shelf. Occasional light foxing or soiling to the pictorial but overall remarkably clean. The folds are reinforced with fabric. The folds are not entirely even, causing some minor waviness to the paper when the boards are shut. The joints of the cloth boards somewhat crudely restored. Minor blistering to the cloth. The leporello snugly fits inside the attractive box. Minor rubbing and wear to the marbled paper of the box. Cloth, and housed in a Custom Quarter Morocco Box [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A General Map of Ireland.

      1838 - To accompany the report of the Railway Commissioners shewing the principal physical features and geological structure of the country. Constructed in 1836 and Engraved in 1837-8. Published and sold by Hodges & Smith ; London : James Gardner. With whom copies coloured Geologically are Deposited. Originally issued in 6 sheets, this copy mounted as one on linen and folded, housed in original slipcase. Bottom left of the map is a key to the geological colouring of the map with facsimile signature of Richard Griffith; the right side under heading 'References and Authorities' is signed in facsimile by Thomas A. Larcom, Lieut. R. Engn. Dimensions: 184 x 150cm. A few minor stains to some sections, otherwise a clean and bright copy of this rare map in its original leather case as issued. More information on this map is contained in J.H. Andrews 'Shaping Ireland - Maps and their Makers' published by Geography Publications, 1997 (pp 286-309). Also listed in The Printed Maps of Ireland by Andrew Bonar Law: No. 352 (i). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Paul et Virginie.

      P., L. Curmer, 25 rue Sainte-Anne, 1838, 1 vol. fort in-8 (265 x 170) relié plein chagrin violet, dos lisse, richement orné d'un décor romantique doré, décors dorés et estampés à froid sur les plats, filets dorés aux coupes, dentelle et filets dorés intérieurs, tranches dorées, gardes de papier marbré gauffré rouille estampé de feuillages et de figures animales (reliure signée van Wyngaerden), sous étui cartonné de même motif que les gardes, de 1 f. bl.-(6) ff.-LVI -458 pp.-(1) f. (table des matières). Coupes frottées, mors du plat supérieur faible, dos légèrement foncé, pâles rousseurs éparses, très belle reliure romantique. - Suivi de La Chaumière indienne et de Flore. 36 gravures hors texte tirées sur Chine appliqué dont 29 sur bois et 7 sur acier, 1 carte coloriée de l'Ile de France, très nombreuses vignettes dans le texte, gravées d'après Paul Huet, Tony Johannot, Meissonier, Français. Collation conforme à Vicaire hormis la gravure "Songe de Marguerite" reliée par erreur dans La Chaumière indienne ainsi que la table des gravures reliée avant la notice historique de Sainte-Beuve. A noter : la préface se trouve ici en tirage original (8 lignes p. LII). Cet exemplaire est bien complet de toutes ses serpentes légendées. Cet ouvrage est considéré, à juste titre, comme l'un des chef-d'oeuvres de la littérature illustrée du XIXe siècle. Pour plus de détails bibliographiques, voir la très longue fiche dans le Vicaire VII-42 à 68. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Paul et Virginie. La Chaumière indienne.

      Paris: L. Curmer, 25 rue Sainte-Anne, 1838 - Grand in-8; LVI, 458p., [14p. Tables]. Collation bien conforme à Vicaire mais avec toutes les tables placées en fin d"ouvrage; carte de l"Ile-de-France coloriée, 29 planches tirées sur Chine, 7 portraits sur acier, environ 450 vignettes sur bois dans le texte. Les illustrations sont de Meissonier, Johannot, Français, Isabey? Le portrait de Madame de La Tour est par Johannot, celui du Docteur est le portrait "anglais" de Parsons et Cook, et le "Songe de Marguerite" a été relié dans "La Chaumière indienne". Sans la gravure de "La Bonne Femme", rarement présente. Reliure d'époque signée Libermann en demi-maroquin vert à coins, plats et gardes marbrés, dos lisse orné de jolis fers rocaille, tranche supérieure dorée. Quelques rares et pâles rousseurs mais un très bon exemplaire. Considéré par Brivois comme "la perle des livres illustrés du 19ème siècle", cette édition se distingue par la qualité et l"abondance de son illustration, ainsi que par sa remarquable mise en page. Elle est illustrée d'environ 450 vignettes sur bois de Meissonier, Johannot, Français, Isabey, etc?, de 36 planches hors texte, la plupart tirées sur Chine. Exemplaire comportant comme souvent un mélange de caractéristiques de premier et second tirages. Vicaire VII, 42. Carteret III, 543. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE DES CARRÉS]
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        Examples of Gothic Architecture; selected from various Ancient Edifices in England: Consisting of Plans, Elevations, Sections, and Parts at Large. accompanied by Historical and Descriptive Accounts. in 3 Volumes, complete

      London, Henry G. Bohn, 1838, Second Edition, with corrected plates, hardback, 4to, xviii,66;xx,67;(viii),viii,60pp, 200 plates, - ex-library, labels removed with some residue, stamps on title versos and backs of plates, occasional slight to moderate foxing throughout, otherwise clean and sound, rebound in modern red cloth, numbering on spines, overall Good condition [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BRIMSTONES]
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        La Peau de chagrin. Etudes sociales

      H. Delloye, Victor Lecou, Paris 1838 - In-4 (267 x 178 mm), faux-titre, titre, 402 pp., (1) ff. table, demi-chagrin rouge, coins, dos lisse orné (reliure d'époque par Chrétien, avec son étiquette en haut de la première doublure). Première édition illustrée, premier tirage, contenant une vignette de titre, 100 vignettes dans le texte, et 2 portraits tirés à part (ceux de Pauline et Foedora) sur Chine collé. Les illustrations sont de Baron, Janet-Lange, Gavarni, Français et Marckl, gravées sur acier par Brunellière, Nargeot, Langlois, etc. (Carteret III, p. 41, Brivois p. 15). (bon état, quelques frottements et défauts d'usage, petite déchirure en marge p. 19 sur 1 cm, piqûres sur les tranches, rousseurs). // Quarto (267 x 178 mm), half-title, title, 402 pp., (1) ff. table of contents, red three-quarter-shagreen, smooth spine tooled (contemporary binding by Chrétien, with his stamp on top of first lining). First illustrated edition, first printing, containing a title vignette, 100 vignettes in the text, and 2 full-page portraits (Pauline and Foedora) on pasted China paper. Illustrations are by Baron, Janet-Lange, Gavarni, Français and Marckl, steel-engraved by Brunellière, Nargeot, Langlois, etc. (Carteret III, p. 41, Brivois p. 15). (fine copy, some rubbings and defects of use, small tear of 1 cm in margin p. 19, spots on edges, brownings).

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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