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        Sept années en Chine: nouvelles observations sur cet empire, l'archipel Indo-Chinois, les Philippines et les iles Sandwich, par Pierre Dobel, conseiller de Collège au service de Russie, ancient consul de cette puissance aux Iles Philippines.

      Paris: Gide, éditeur des Annales des Voyages, rue de Seine, no. 6 bis, 1838. - 8vo (22 x 14 cm.): [2], x, 358 pages; two lithographed plates by Formentin & Cie., with frontispiece entitled "Insulaire de Manille" and plate following chapter XII (p. [178]) entitled "Femme de Manille". Bound in original blue printed paper wrappers, uncut, spine worn, with pp. 320-358 loose but holding; occasional foxing and spotting. VERY RARE AND COMPLETE FIRST EDITION OF DOBELL'S TRAVELS THROUGH CHINA, INDOCHINA AND NORTH VIETNAM, THE PHILIPPINES, AND HAWAII. An Irish-born adventurer in Russian service, Peter Dobell (1772-1852) embarked in 1812 on a long journey from Kamchatka across Siberia to Tomsk. The resulting work, Travels in Kamtchatka and Siberia (1830), contains a detailed and idiosyncratic account of his journey, painting an affectionate picture of the region and its people. Dobell also lived in China for many years, and his equally detailed account of this seven-year sojourn first appeared in Russian in 1833. Dobell gives opinionated observations on topics such as Chinese society, customs, traditions, trade and medicine, with additional chapters describing his visits to North Vietnam, the Philippines, and Hawaii. The present translation by Prince Emmanuel Galitzin (1804-1853) from the original Russian edition into French proved popular enough to warrant a reprint, which appeared in 1842. REFERENCES: Henri Cordier, Bibliotheca Sinica (1907), vol. III, column 2109; David W. Forbes (ed.), Hawaiian National Bibliography, 1780-1900 (1998), vol. II, 1334. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Paul et Virginie. La chaumière indienne.

      Curmer 1838 - Paris, Curmer, 49, rue Richelieu, 1838. Grand in-8, plein chagrin époque signé Lenègre, dos lisse orné d'arabesques et de filets dorés, titre doré, plats encadrés de filets dorés et à froid et ornés au centre d'arabesques dorées et à froid, initiales dorées sur le plat supérieur, coupes filetées, quadruple filet doré sur les chasses, toutes tranches dorées, 6 ff non chiffrés, LVI, 458 pp, 1 pp non chiffrée. Ouvrage illustré 7 portraits sur acier montés sur chine entourés d'un filet formant cadre au-dessous duquel on lit, gravés, les noms des artistes et le nom de l'imprimeur Chardon aîné, de 29 gravures sur bois montées sur chine, d'une carte en couleurs hors texte et de 450 vignettes in texte d'après Johannot, Meissonnier, Français, Marville, Steinheil, Isabey, Huet. Notre exemplaire ne possède pas les remarques de 1er tirage mais la vignette intitulée "Une bonne femme" p.418 est bien présente et les serpentes des 36 hors texte sont légendées sauf le frontispice et le portrait de l'auteur. Coins légèrement émoussés, légers frottements sur les coiffes, rousseurs, inversement d'un feuillet de table. Edition célèbre de cet ouvrage, considérée comme une des plus belle de l'époque romantique. (cf Carteret III). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        History of Pennsylvania Hall, which was Destroyed by a Mob on the 17th of May, 1838

      Merrihew and Gunn, Philadelphia 1838 - First edition. Octavo. 200pp. Color frontispiece, plus two plates (one by John Sartain), errata slip. Publisher's unusual star and dot diagonal fine grain light brown cloth, stamped in gilt on the front board. Scattered foxing and light dampstaining throughout, else a handsome, very good or better copy. Pennsylvania Hall was built by the abolitionist community, and was quickly burned by a mob. Includes remarks by William Lloyd Garrison, Theodore Weld, Angelina Grimke Weld, Abby Kelly, etc. Copies of the plates were offered for sale at the end of the book at the Anti-Slavery Office. A handsome copy. Howes W189. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Extraits des mémoires du prince de Talleyrand-Périgord ancien évèque d'Autun, membre de l'Assemblée Nationale, ministre, ambassadeur, prince souverain de Benevent, etc., receuillis et mis en ordre par madame la comtesse O. du C., auteur des Mémoires d'une femme de qualité.

      Paris, Le Clère 1838 - 4 vol. in-8, demi-basane violine, dos lisse orné (rel. de l'époque). Ex-libris Michel Marie de Pomereu. Bon exemplaire. La personnalité de Talleyrand devait attirer les éditeurs. Le prince à peine mort, ses mémoires étaient publiés avec "l'aide" du teinturier le plus en vogue de l'époque (il publiait l'année précédente les "mémoires" de Cambacérès), Lamothe-Langon. On ne peut donc accorder aucun crédit à cette publication, si ce n'est celui de la fiction littéraire .

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        Researches in Assyria, Babylonia, and Chaldaea; Forming Part of the Labours of the Euphrates Expedition.

      John. W. Parker, 1838. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Rebound in quarter leather. Binders label on the rear pastedown in arabic. Library stamp to the title page, frontis: Bibliotheque Geographique, Hachette & Cie. (4), 343p. Fold-out frontis, title page vignette, three black and white in-text vignettes, and three hand coloured fold-out plates, collated complete. The fold-out map is by the cartographer John Arrowsmith (1790-1873). William Francis Ainsworth (1807-1896) was a geographer and geologist. "In 1835 Ainsworth was appointed surgeon and geologist to the expedition to the Euphrates under Francis Rawdon Chesney to examine the feasibility of opening up the Mesopotamian rivers to steam navigation as a new route to India, as well as asserting British political presence in the area, promoting British commercial ties, and gathering scientific and archaeological data. Ainsworth constructed geological sections across northern Syria and the Taurus Mountains, discovered several deposits of commercially important minerals in Mesopotamia and Anatolia, and explored a substantial part of south-east Persia. With Chesney, Ainsworth published the first account of the expedition in the 'Journal of the Royal Geographical Society' (1837) and the next year wrote his own fuller account as 'Researches in Assyria, Babylonia and Chaldaea' (1838)." - ODNB Condition: Very good. Pencil inscription to the frontis, title page, and one of the plates. Tidemarks to plates. Three of the plate have several small closed tears that have been repaired, measuring no more than 2cm. The fore edge of one of the plates is grubby and edge-worn. Some offsetting from the plates. Light scattered foxing to the first and last few pages only. Tear measuring under 2cm with a small chip to the front blank.

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        Three sets of prints boxed together, comprising

      From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. Types Parisiens. Paris: Aubert, n.d. [1838-40]. 50 lithographs, 346 x 266 mm, and smaller. Four in the series are replaced from the series "Les pratiques des Marchands de Paris" (nos. 31, 34-36). D.559-606. Les Baigneurs. Paris: Aubert for Charivari, n.d [1839-42]. 30 lithographs, 346 x 266 mm, and smaller. D.760-790. Bohémiens de Paris. Paris: Aubert for Bouger, n.d [1840-42]. 28 lithographs, 358 x 275 mm, and smaller. D.822-849. Each suite is an assembled set, some prints formerly bound or framed, some with gilt edges. Occasional chipping at edges, occasional soiling.

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        Spanish Scenery.

      P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London 1838 - Portada grabada - 1 hoja con la relación de las láminas - 1 hoja con el comentario del autor y una vista a media página y 27 láminas. Todo en fuerte papel de hilo. Las 29 ilustraciones son muy bellas litografías originales en negro y siena. Ejemplar completo aunque cansado, a saber: antigua mácula en la mayoría de las láminas y taladro en el margen inferior blanco de las últimas hojas. La calidad de estampación es muy alta por lo que las litografías están perfectas, solo dos presentan mácula en el dibujo, los márgenes blancos son los dañados. La encuadernación de época a media piel presenta signos de cansancio en las puntas y a cabeza y pie de lomera. Un total de 32 vistas de ciudades españolas: Córdoba, Granada, Málaga, Sevilla, Vitoria, Burgos, Segovia, Valencia, Bilbao, Costa de Vizcaya, Barcelona, Los Pirineos, Gibraltar, Valladolid, Almuñecar, Vigo, . Size: 56 x 38 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUÀRIA]
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        EL INICIADOR. Periódico de todo y para todos

      El Iniciador 1838 - "El ejemplar de "El Iniciador" que perteneciera a Miguel Cané (padre), uno de los directores y colaborador del periódico". En 4º; pleno cuero de la época, con las iniciales M. C. (Miguel Cané), en el lomo. Nº 1 al 16 (los últimos 4 números en facsímil). Directores: Andrés Lamas y Miguel Cané. Disponemos de los primeros doce números en su versión original, completándose con el facsímil de la colección completa. Este periódico fue el vocero de la llamada "Generación del 37". Escrito por los exiliados argentinos en Montevideo. Colaboraron entre otros, Miguel Cané (padre), Alberdi (colaboró en casi todos los números), Echeverría, Florencio Varela, Juan Cruz Varela, etc. Se conocen actualmente solo 3 ejemplares, incluyendo éste. ADJUNTAMOS: un ejemplar del facsímil de la colección completa del Iniciador (16 números), publicado por la Academia Nacional de la Historia. Buenos Aires, 1941. Distinguido ejemplar Nº 53 "Especialmente impreso para el Sr. Presidente de la República Oriental del Uruguay, General Alfredo Baldomir.". Con un estudio preliminar del Académico, Mariano de Vedia y Mitre, que abarca 40pp. En suma, se trata de uno de los más preciados testimonios impresos de los integrantes de este movimiento literario y político cuya influencia se extendió a gran parte del siglo XIX. 272 pp páginas [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wilhelm Tell (?).

      Akvarell. Signerad: "C Wahlbom". 24,3

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        MADEMOISELLE DE VERDUN

      Paris : Ladvocat (imp. De Fain à Paris) 1838 - 2 vol. in-8, 207 x 130 : (2 ff.), xl, 327 pp. ; (2 ff.), 383 pp., (1 p.). – demi-veau caramel, encadrement central constitué de trois filets dorés avec fleurons stylisés aux angles inclus dans un encadrement composé de filets gras et maigre avec fleurons aux angles, dos à faux-nerfs ornés, chiffre couronné sur le caisson central, tranches dorées (Reliure de l’époque). Édition originale de cet ouvrage très peu courant. Il s’agit ici du troisième volet d’une étude sur les mœurs du faubourg Saint-Germain dont les deux premières parties Gérard de Stolberg et La Comtesse furent publiées en 1837 et 1836. On doit au comte Horace de Viel Castel (1798-1864), neveu de Mirabeau et conservateur du Louvre, « un grand nombre de romans écrits à la manière de Balzac » Carteret. Chacun des trois ouvrages se vendaient alors séparément. Envoi de l’auteur sur la page d’Introduction du premier tome : « L’auteur à un excellent juge et à un excellent ami ». La signature de l’auteur a été rognée un peu court par le relieur. Bel exemplaire malgré les charnières et les dos restaurés. Les exemplaires provenant de la bibliothèque de Henry Seymour (1805-1859) sont souvent en très mauvais état. Fils naturel de Talleyrand, fondateur du Jokey Club, ce dernier fut, non seulement l’un des dandys les plus connus de Paris, mais également une source d’inspiration pour le personnage d’Henry de Marsay dans La Fille aux yeux d’or de Balzac. Provenance : Henry Seymour avec son chiffre doré au dos. On déplore la présence de quelques rousseurs éparses. Taches sur les gardes. Absent de Vicaire et de Carteret – Quérard X, 152. 450 € [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Wilhelm Tell (?).

      - Akvarell. Signerad: "C Wahlbom". 24,3 × 16,4 cm. Nedre högra hörnet med minimal och obetydlig marginalskada, enstaka små lagerfläckar i bildens utkant, bladet lätt mörknat längs kanterna. Titeln är tentativ, en bräcklig slutsats av armborstet och det klippiga landskapet! Virtuositet och lätthet är kännetecknande för Carl Wahlbom, som lämnade Sverige 1838 för studier i Paris och Rom och började måla akvarell först sedan han kommit utomlands. Han utförde gärna historiska motiv med tidstypiska dräkter, bilder som var mycket uppskattade och fr. a. såldes i Paris. Karl Wåhlin hade besvär att finna några av Wahlboms akvareller för sin bok om konstnären (1901), och talar om en "till större delen räddningslöst skingrad konstnärlig alstring". Den som förmådde Wahlbom att ta nästa steg i sin utveckling som konstnär var kollegan Olof Johan Södermark, också verksam i Paris vid denna tid. Då han såg Wahlboms akvareller skall han ha utbrustit: "Men för tusan d-r, hvarför gör herrn icke allt detta i olja?". Under en tid arbetade Wahlbom med illustrationer till en ambitiös utgåva av Gustav II Adolfs historia, men projektets engelska förläggare drabbades av ekonomiska svårigheter och det hela gick om intet. Efter en tid i Stockholm som lärare vid Konstakademien sökte sig Wahlbom på nytt utomlands 1853. Han hoppades kunna förbättra sin hälsa, men dog slutligen i London vid 48 års ålder och ligger begravd i Woking.

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        Map Illustrating the Plan for the Defences of the Western Frontier, as Proposed by Maj. Gen. Gaines in his Plan Dated Feb. 28, 1838.

      House of Reps. Doc. No. 311 25th Congress 2nd Session. Washington, D.C. 1838. - Folding map, unfolding to approximately 23 1/2 x 14 1/3 inches, illustrating General Edmund P. Gaines extraordinary (for the time) plans for a network of military railroads allowing strategic deployment of troops, with focus on movement of troops between western frontier forts. The map depicts US. Territory west of the Mississippi, including present day Louisiana, Arkansas and Missouri, and extending north to Lake Superior. Lands occupied by Native Americans are denoted while various U.S. fortifications are indicated with red dots. The map is accompanied by Major Gaines report, plus related materials, comprising 58 pages overall. Both map and text (disbound from government publication) in exceptionally good clean condition. A desirable package combining map and report.

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        Autograph title page signed.

      Dresden, 6. VII. 1838. - Oblong folio. 1 page. "Große Fantasie über [struck out: das Kaiserlied und russische Volks-Melodieen] die russische Volks-Hymne und National-Melodieen für das Violoncell mit Begleitung des Orgesters [!] von F. A. Kummer". - Kummer became an acclaimed performer and in 1850 he was appointed as the principal violoncellist at the court chapel after Friedrich Dotzauer retired.

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        Corpus scriptorum historiae Byzantinae. Editio emendatior et copiosior, consilio B.G. Niebuhrii instituta. [Opera]. Ex recensione Guilielmi Dindorfii.

      Bonn, Ed. Weber, 1833-1838, - 3 vol. in-8, XVI-534, [4]-644 et XXXIV-586 pp., avec 4 planches hors-texte (toutes à la fin du volume II), texte grec et traduction latine en-dessous, index, demi-veau blond, dos lisses ornés de filets et pointillés dorés, pièces de titre et de tomaison prune, tranches mouchetées (rel. un peu postérieure). Rousseurs, petites épidermures aux dos. Dans la grande collection des Scriptores historiae byzantinae que reprend et renouvelle celle de Niebuhr, l'édition de Procope occupe la deuxième place (1662-1663, en deux volumes in-folio). Cette collective ne comprend pas seulement les Anecdota, mais toutes les monographies "militaires" de celui qui fut secrétaire de Bélisaire et en rapporta les exploits : Bellum Persicum ; Bellum Vandalicum ; Bellum Gothicum ; ainsi que le De Aedificiis, composé à la demande de Justinien, et répertoriant tous les monuments construits dans tout l'Empire à l'initiative de l'Empereur. Brunet I, 1437.

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        Catalogue of the Library at Abbotsford. Edinburgh,.

      1838 - First Edition. 4to. [viii, 464pp, original brown paper-covered boards, slightly rubbed, top of spines slightly frayed. Catalogue of Sir Walter Scott's Library. Rare [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage en Abyssinie, dans le pays des Galla, de Choa et d'Ifat; prà cà dà d'une excursion dans L'Arabie-Heureuse . 1833-1857.

      1838 - Paris, Louis Desessart, 1838. 4 vols. 8vo. Quarter dark green calf over marbled boards, marbled edges and endpapers, spine with raised bands, tooled in gilt and decorated in blind; bound without the map as sometimes the case; a little faded in places, but overall a sturdy, clean and uniform set. First edition. Combe and Tamisier travelled as part of the Saint-Simon movement during the years 1835-1837 in an endeavour to contribute to the exploration of Abyssinia and knowledge of Ethiopian culture. The movement was based on socialist co-operative principles and sought to raise the status of women and workers. They sponsored many expeditions into Egypt, Yemen and other parts of Africa (possibly due to the fact that their leader was arrested for propagating dissent in 1832, and they were looking for a safe haven). In particular, Combe's work is best reputed for his attention to the details of the lives of women and disadvantaged peoples in the countries he visited. Combe went on to gain a reputation as an explorer of Ethiopia, and worked as an informal diplomat. The exploration reports of Combe and Tamisier were read widely amongst those with an interest, and served as a good source of information for the wider attempts to bring regions such as Abyssinia into the trade network. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [NORTH PACIFIC] Puteshestviye v severnuyu chast Tikhogo Okeana i vokrug sveta, sovershennoye v 1790, 1791, 1792, 1793, 1794 i 1795 godakh kapitanom Geogiyem Vankuverom/ Izdaniye Gosudarstvennogo Admiralteyskogo Departamenta [i.e. A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World, Undertaken in 1790, 1791, 1792, 1793, 1794 i 1795 by Captain George Vancouver/ Publication of the State Admiralty Department]

      St. Petersburg: Naval Typ, 1838. 6 vols. [4], iii, 333; [8], 524; [4], 422, [2]; [8], 511; [8], 559; [6], 297 pp. Octavo. In six modern half leather volumes. 19th century ink inscription on the tile page of vol. 2, red ink stamp of a private library on the half-title of vol. 5, occasional soiling, one page with expert repair. Otherwise a very good set. Very rare first and only Russian edition of the account of George Vancouver's (1757-1798) voyage to the northwest coast of America, Hawaii and the southwest coast of Australia in 1790-95. Russian publication was initiated and supervised by Ivan Krusenstern (1770-1846), famous first Russian circumnavigator, and issued on the account of the State Admiralty Department, a unit of the Russian Naval Ministry responsible for its scientific and educational activities, which Krusenstern was a member of since 1808. First two volumes have a printed note on the title page 'Published by the State Admiralty Department', the other four don't have it as they were published after the Admiralty Department had been dismissed and all its functions had been transferred to the Scientific Committee of the Naval Ministry. The original English text was translated by Georg Gustav von Engelhardt (1775-1862), Russian writer and educator of German origin, a director of the Lyceum in Tsarskoye Selo (1816-23), known for the first publication of the account of Ferdinand von Wrangell's travel to the Arctic coast of the Eastern Siberia in 1820-24 (Reise längs der Nordküste von Sibirien und auf dem Eismeer in den Jähren 1820-24; Berlin, 1829). This Russian edition of Vancouver's voyage is supplemented with a preface explaining the importance of the publication, most likely written by Ivan Krusenstern himself; the print run of the Russian edition was 600 copies, (Zapiski Gosudarstvennogo Admiralteyskogo Departamenta, vol. 12, pp. i and xxxvii; vol. 13, pp. xxvi and xli). The book, being of major importance for the navigation along the coast of Russia America, has never been reissued in Russia and has rightfully became a bibliographic rarity. From the Preface to the Russian edition: ''Among all the voyages undertaken by the Englishmen in the last half of the past century for the development of Geography, one of the most important was of course the voyage of Captain Vancouver, both by the plenty of hydrographical studies done in the duration of it, and by the exemplary preciseness and detail, with which this famous navigator surveyed the shores of America, whose description, because of their natural appearance, is met with the utmost difficulties. In this regard Vancouver's voyage deserves attention of every naval officer, but his voyage is especially important for the Russian navigators, because the surveys of Vancouver, encompassing the whole northwest coast of America, mostly explain the position and features of that part of it which now belongs to Russia. Since the time when our ships started navigating the South Sea and visiting Russian-American settlements, the account of Vancouver's voyage had become a necessity, and as a guidance for our officers visiting these shores, it can be as important as the astronomical tables used for the calculation of their observations. But this useful work hasn't existed before in our native language, and therefore remained unavailable for those of our officers who are not fluent enough in foreign languages. This obstacle was even more obvious for the officials of the Russian-American Company, and there was a continuous request from all of them to have the Russian translation of Vancouver's voyage. State Admiralty Department, having been convinced in a great benefit of appearance of this book in Russian and wishing to provide the compatriots with all advantages deriving from it, decided to undertake the publication of such a translation. As a result, now the first part of Vancouver's voyage is being issued, which will be followed by the other parts in short time. For the complete fulfillment of its goal this book should not be expensive, to become useful for everyone; for this reason the Russian translation will not have the engraved views supplementing the English original, as they would significantly increase the price, being only subjects of luxury and curiosity. Equally it has been decided unnecessary to publish in Russian Vancouver's Atlas, because most part of its maps has been included in the two collections of maps, recently published in Russian.''.

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        Des maladies mentales considérées sous les rapports Médical, Hygiénique et Médico-légal.

      Paris, Baillière 1838 - Paris, Baillière, 1838. 2 volumes de texte in-8 (206 x 133 mm) de XVIII et 678 pp. ch. pour le tome 1; 2 ff. n. ch., et 864 pp. ch. pour le tome 2 ; demi-chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs (reliure de l'époque) ; et atlas (233 x 161mm) de 27 planches; broché. Garrison-Morton, 4929; Cat. Norman, 724. Édition originale du premier traité moderne de psychiatrie. "Après une mission d'inspection officielle des hôpitaux d'aliénés, il succède à Pinel comme médecin en chef à l'hôpital de la Salpêtrière en 1810, où il initie, en 1817, le premier enseignement sur les maladies mentales. De 1825 à 1834, il dirige la maison de Charenton. Il inspire la loi de 1838 et, en définissant des signes cliniques des maladies mentales, évite l'échafaud à des aliénés délinquants" (Dict.hist.médecins). "Along with Pinel, Esquirol is regarded as the founder of the French school of psychiatry" (Cat. Norman, p.260). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Laws of the State of Missouri, passed at the first session of the tenth General Assembly, begun and held at the city of Jefferson, on Monday, the nineteenth day of November, in the year of Our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight.

      Printed by Calvin Gunn, Jeffersonian Office 1838 - Rare Missouri Law Report during the Mormon War. 1838 imprint [i.e. 1839]. Original calf boards, rebacked with new spine. Some marginal toning. 352 pp. Includes An Act for the Relief of Sundry persons in Caldwell and Daviess counties (major sites of conflict during the Mormon conflict), p. 314. Also includes acts to repay volunteers and militia for action in the Mormon war, p. 79-81. Other Acts and resolutions deal with the Seminole War, Westward expansion, a strong pro-slavery resolution, and the expansion of the National Road. Lilburn Boggs served as governor. Flake-Draper 5432a. Babbitt 272. Mo. Imprints Inventory 222 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De la résection des extrémités articulaires des os par J.V. Gerdy [relié avec] Recherches et observations sur les eaux minérales d'Uriage et sur l'influence physiologique et thérapeutique de diverses espèces de bains J.V. Gerdy [relié avec] Recherches et

      (183 - (2), 190; (2), 138; (2), 103, Paris, Béchet jeune, (1838-1840), in-8, (2), 190; (2), 138; (2), 103, 39; (2), 32; 26; 14; 16; 32; (2), XV, 96; 36pp, demi-basane verte, dos lisse à filets dorés avec pièce de titre noire (rel. post.), Très bel et rare ensemble regroupant étrangement des premières éditions de mémoires, thèses et textes rares des frères Gerdy Pierre-Nicolas, professeur de pathologie externe à la Faculté de Médecine de Paris, membre de l'Académie de Médecine (1797-1856) et Joseph Vulfranc (1809-1873), tous deux grands professeurs en chirurgie à l'hôpital Saint Louis. Avec la première édition de la thèse de Joseph Vulfranc en Chirurgie suivi d'un bel ensemble de travaux remarquables notamment les recherches sur les eaux d'Uriage et le fameux discours de Pierre Nicolas Gerdy sur l'arsenic, à l'Académie de Médecine, au terme duquel il parvint seul contre tous les chimistes (dont Orfila) de l'Académie à faire supprimer ou modifier toutes les conclusions de la commission. Le dernier texte est un travail remarquable du Docteur Pégot sur les blessés des fameuses émeutes des 5 et 6 juins 1832 (émeutes du convoi De Lamarque décrites avec talent par Victor Hugo, dans son roman Les Misérables). Rousseurs, dos légèrement frotté. HIRSCH II-724; WELLCOME III-108; DBF XV-1283-1284; MICHAUD 16-311-319 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Glockengießerei Hilzer / Besitzungen Hilzer - Wiener Neustadt - Originalfotos um 1890

      58 Fotos im Fotoformat ca 17,5 x 12,5 cm (aufgezogen auf Fotokarton im Format 25 x 22 cm) + 3 Fotos im etwa gleichen Fotofomat, aber zusätzlich zuerst auf Passpartout-Karton aufgezongen + auf Karton mit Blindprägung im Format ca. 32 x 24 cm. - Kartons tlw aufgrund von Lagerung nicht völlig flach, sondern leicht verzogen, kann man aber sicher pressen. Tlw leicht angestaubt. Ca. 43 Fotos dokumentieren die parkartige Gartenanlage (tlw mit Gebäude, auch Warm- und Kalthaus, Gewächshäuser), 3 Fotos zeigen Innenräume (Salons), 6 Fotos zeigen Nebengebäude (Stall, Voliere, Villa-Hof, Wagenremise usw.) und 9 Fotos zeigen die eigentliche Glockengießerei bzw. Glockengießer bei der Arbeit. - Die Fotos wurden alle von einem "Amateur-Photographen" gemacht (wie auf der Rückseite zu lesen ist), der später in Gars am Kamp ansässig wurde. Herkunft lückenlos dokumentiert, die Exemplare stammen aus dem Vorlass eines Botschafters i. R. (ein Nachfahr bzw. Urenkel des Fotografen). -- Die Glockengießerei Hilzer war von 1838 bis 1907 eine Glockengießerei in der Stadt Wiener Neustadt in Niederösterreich. Gegründet wurde die Glockengießerei Hilzer von Ignaz Hilzer (geboren 24. Juli 1810 in St. Bernhard bei Horn gestoreben im März 1880 in Wr. Neustadt), nachdem er 1838 den kleinen Betrieb des verstorbenen Glockengießers Josef Schweiger (1802), der von der Witwe weitergeführt wurde, übernahm. Der Betrieb entwickelte sich zur bedeutendsten Glockengießerei der k.k. Monarchie und der Inhaber erhielt die gewerbliche Auszeichnung k.k. Hofglockengießer. -- Im Jahr 1871 trat Ignaz Hilzers Sohn Peter Ignatz, auch Peter Ignaz, (geboren im Juni 1846 in Wr. Neustadt gestorben im November 1907 ebenda) dem Betrieb als Teilhaber bei und wurde 1880 nach dem Ableben seines Vaters dessen Alleininhaber. Nach dem Tod von Hilzers Sohn übernahm Max Samassa, ein Industrieller aus Laibach (heutiges Ljubljana), den Betrieb und löste ihn 1931 auf. -- Die Firma hatte bis März 1906 über 6600 Glocken mit einem Gewicht von über 1.800 Tonnen gegossen. Unter anderem 1891 die große Glocke "Kaiser Franz" für die Basilika von Mariazell mit einem Durchmesser von 2,13 Meter. Im Zuge der Metallspende des deutschen Volkes wurde sie 1942 abgehängt und vermutlich eingeschmolzen. Ein weiteres Werk waren die Glocken für das Geläut im zweithöchsten Kirchenturm Wiens. Diese sind ebenfalls nicht erhalten, weil sie im Ersten Weltkrieg zu Rüstungszwecken eingeschmolzen wurden. --- Bankverbindungen in Österreich und Deutschland

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        Cheshire antiquities, Roman, baronial, and monastic: being a republication of genuine original copper plates, engraved by J. Strutt. With historical and illustrative descriptions

      printed and published by the editor, Shrewsbury and Providence Grove 1838 - 4to, pp. [2], viii, [9]-68; 19 mounted India proofs before letters (3 double-p, one with a small gouge and creased corner, no significant loss), otherwise a very good, sound copy in later 3/4 polished blue calf over marbled boards, extremities rubbed. Hulbert was manager of a print shop and a bookstore near Shrewsbury "where he published the Salopian Magazine (1815-17) and printed many small books, most of them written by himself. In 1827 he built a house.which he called Providence Grove, and here he continued to print and publish his writings. His house was burnt down, and his large library destroyed in 1839" (DNB). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Book of Common Prayer.

      London: Ryley. 1838 - Full morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A very scarce item with exquisite hand coloured initials and full page 'illuminated' plates. The spine and boards are decorated with gilt 'Cathedral' tooling. All edges gilt. Some rubbing but a fine example of this choice edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Six Months in South Australia; with Some Account of Port Philip [sic] and Portland Bay, in Australia Felix; with Advice to Emigrants; to which is added a Monthly Calendar of Gardening and Agriculture. Adapted to the Climate and Seasons

      London, J. Cross, 1838. Octavo, vi, [ii, errata, verso blank], 208, [4], 209-296 (last page blank), [4] (publisher's advertisements) pages plus a small (one page) plan of Victor Harbor and a folding frontispiece map of the Port Lincoln district (201 x 243 mm); both maps are dated January 1839. Original blind-patterned green cloth titled in gilt 'James's South Australia, Port Philip [sic], and Australia Felix. 1839' on the front cover; cloth very lightly marked and slightly rubbed at the extremities, with minimal wear to the corners and the foot of the (slightly sunned) spine; endpapers and the folding map offset and a little foxed, with occasional foxing elsewhere; a very good copy, uncut and with 30 leaves unopened. The small label of 'Henry Hooper, Bookseller, 13 Pall Mall East' is on the front pastedown. Ferguson 2525 (not noting the four-page insert or the small map); McLaren 10400 (basically copying Ferguson). The unnumbered four-page postscript after page 208 provides a summary of Adelaide newspapers 'received up to the 14th July'; in it, mention is made of Eyre's overlanding expedition from Port Phillip to Adelaide in 1838, during which he discovered and named Lake Hindmarsh. In the lengthy appendix, James 'prints the journals of several private expeditions undertaken in the early years of settlement, including an account of Hawdon's famous overlanding expedition as well as other expeditions to Encounter Bay, Lake Alexandrina and to the River Murray' (Wantrup). The 30-page 'Manual of Gardening', almost certainly compiled by the author, is engagingly specific: 'those lofty whirlwinds, so peculiar to the Plains of Cowandilla'; 'this province must become, some day or other, a wine country' and then refers the reader to Busby ... The flyleaf is signed 'Wm Molesworth', and legibly offset onto it is his armorial bookplate (no longer present in fact); on the rear pastedown is a light pencil sketch of a male head and shoulders; the list of errata has two extras added in pencil - all in all, a wonderful provenance. Sir William Molesworth (1810-55), the British politician, was 'returned as member of East Cornwall (December 1832) in the first reformed parliament.... [H]is especial province was colonial policy. He obtained a committee to inquire into the system of transportation in 1837, and wrote the report. He continued to attack the system, and contributed to its ultimate abandonment. In his colonial policy he accepted the theories of Edward Gibbon Wakefield ... He supported all measures for colonial self-government, and protested with his party against the coercive measures adopted by the whig ministry during the Canadian troubles, after championing Lord Durham's policy' (DNB). If his portrait attached to his entry in Wikipedia is anything to go by, the sketch in this copy may well be a self-portrait.

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        Cross's New Plan of London. 1838.

      London Published by J. Cross 18 Holborn Hill Opposite Furnivals Inn Jan. 17th 1838 - Large engraved plan, dissected and mount on linen, folding into original green cloth slipcase, with the publisher's label pasted on. Corners bumped and worn. Dimensions: 630 × 1000mm (24.75 × 39.5 inches). A great map of London at the very beginning of Victoria's reign - elegantly engraved with fine original hand-colour. It shows the boundaries of The City of London, Southwark and Westminster. The upper right corner has a table listing all the London parishes, these correspond to coloured Roman numerals on the plan. Originally published in 1828, Cross's popular plan of London ran to numerous editions - the last published in 1864. Howgego 317. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tausend und eine Nacht. Arabische Erzählungen. Zum Erstenmale aus dem arabischen Urtext treu übersezt von Dr. Gustav WEIL. Herausgegeben und mit einer Vorhalle... Mit 2000 Bildern und Vignetten in feinstem Holzstich von F[riedrich] GROSS. 4 Bde.

      Stuttgart, Verlag der Classiker bzw. (ab Bd. 2) Pforzheim, Dennig, Finck & Co. 1838-1841. \"Lex.-8°. 1 Bl., XV, 926; 3 Bl., 942 (1); 3 Bl., 958 (1); 3 Bl., 952 (1) S. HLdrbde. der Zeit mit Rückengoldpräg. U. Rückenschildchen. Rücken berieben, stellenw. angeplatzt (bei Band 1 u. 2). Innen gut erhalten u. nahezu fleckenfrei.\" Erste deutsche Ausgabe.- Rümann 561. Versand D: 15,00 EUR Literatur, Illustrierte Bücher, Persien, 19. Jhdt., Weltliteratur, Märchen und Sagen, Arabien

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        Collection complète des lois, décrets, ordonnances, règlemens, et avis du Conseil-d’État, publiée sur les éditions officielles du Louvre; de l’Imprimerie Nationale, par Baudouin; et du Bulletin des lois, de 1788 à [1834] inclusivement, par ordre chronologique, avec un choix d’instructions ministérielles, et des notes sur chaque loi, indiquant, 1° les lois analogues; 2° les décisions et arrêts des tribunaux et du Conseil-d’État; 3° les discussions rapportées au Moniteur; suivie d’une table analytique et raisonnée des matières. Deuxième édition [sauf les 3 derniers volumes].

      Paris, A. Guyot et Scribe [et Bousquet pour le vol. 3; M. Bousquet seul pour le vol. 28 ; puis A. Guyot et Scribe et Bousquet pour les 3 derniers vol.], 1833-1838, demi-basane de l'époque, dos ornés, petit manque de cuir sur le dos du 27e volume. -Qq. rousseurs. -Très bon exemplaire. - 34 tomes en 31 volumes in-8 ; Très importante série de cette collection qui fut publiée jusqu'en 1952, à raison d'un volume par an à partir de 1825.Malclès, Sources du travail bibliographique II-586 ; Gavet, Sources de l'hist. des institutions p. 282 ; Rép. Dorbon 14590."Document de tout premier ordre pour l'érudit et pour le simple curieux. On y trouve en effet tout ce dont sont composées les immenses et coûteuses collections de l'Imprimerie Nationale et du bulletin du Louvre : lois, décrets, ordonnances, règlements, etc., jour par jour, depuis 1788 [.]. Au point de vue législatif, inutile d'insister sur son importance. Mais au point de vue historique, c'est une source de renseignements peu connue et de la plus grande authenticité. On y trouve par exemple :Toutes les constitutions qui ont régi la France depuis 1788 [.] ; toutes les proclamations, discours, rapports, qui ont précédé et suivi chaque changement ; l'organisation des ministères, des départements, etc., avec les tarifs sur les marchandises, les tableaux du prix des grains ; la répartition des impôts par départements ; les tableaux budgétaires de chaque année ; les traités de paix, conventions, etc. (le Concordat est donné en entier, latin et français) ; les lois sur les colonies (principalement Saint-Domingue) ; les tarifs des postes, leur organisation, les voitures publiques, les tableaux des routes ; les lois et décrets sur les droits seigneuriaux ; les condamnés, les déportés, les émigrés et leurs biens. Pour l'armée et la marine : toutes les lois successives qui les ont formées et régies ; création des corps, états types complets, recrutement, engagements, solde, description des uniformes, etc. ; la liste civile, les majorats, les créations de pairies, les pensions aux émigrés et aux demi-solde ; les changements de noms (tous donnés) ; les congrégations sous la Restauration ; la Légion d'honneur (avec les budgets de chaque année, etc.). Enfin une histoire complète par les documents officiels de l'organisation et de la vie de la France pendant tout le XIXe siècle." (Rép. Dorbon).

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        Historiae de gena, labio, et palpebra varie mutilis atque deformibus. Bononiae annis 1831, et seq. Per cutis insitionem plane instauratis.

      Novi Commentarii Acadamiae Scientiarum Instituti Bononiensis. - Bononiae, Ex Typograhaeo Emygdii ab Ulmo et Iosephi Tiocchi, 1838, 4, (2), 20, (1) pp, 1 gefalt. color. gefalt. lith. Foliotafel mit 8 Abb., Brosch. feines Exemplar. Erste Auflage! "Zwei Fälle von Blepharoplastik, Ersatz, das einmal aus der unteren Hälfe der Nase, das andere mal nach Fricke's Methode. Ein Fall von Chilioplastik, Ersatz durch einen Lappen vom Halse, welcher gedreht wurde. Tod nachher durch Krebsrecidive." Zeis Nr. 470, 940, 1178Paolo Maria Raffaello Baroni, "ausgezeichneter ital. Chirurg, geboren zu Bologna 22.März 1799, studirte auch dort, wurde nach seiner Promotion zum Assistenzarzt im Ospedale Maggiore und Repeteten der Anatomie, im folgenden Jahre zum Professor der Anatomie, theoretischen Chirurgie und Geburtshilfe ernannt. 1829 machte er eine wissenschaftliche Reise nach Paris und wurde nach seiner Rückkehr zum Professor der Chirurgie und Geburtshilfe und zum Primar-Medico-Chirurgen des Provinzial-Krankenhauses ernannt. Sein Ruf war bereits so ausgebreitet, das er vielfach zu Consultation nach Rom und 1836 zum Pabst Gregor XVI. dahin als General Director des Militär-Sanitätsdienstes berufen und später von Pius IX. zu seinem Leibchirurgen ernannt wurde. Da er während der ephemeren römischen Republik, 1849, den Verwundeten hilfreich beigestanden hatte, fiel er nach Wiederaufrichtung der päbstlichen Gewalt beim Vatican in Ungnade, und wurde aller seiner Aemter entsetzt, was er mit Gleichmuth ertrug. Jedoch war auch seine Gesundheit, auch in Folge häuslichen Unglücks, erschüttert und starb 2.April 1854. - Er war einer der ausgezeichnetsten ital. Chirurgen, namentlich als Operateur er gehörte zu den Ersten, welche in Italien plastische Operationen und die Lithotripsie ausführten, ebenso die Exarticulation im Hüftgelenk, die Resectionen des Schulterblattes, des Oberkiefers, des Brustbeines, der Rippen, ferner die Neurectomieen u.s.w. Er hat nur wenig publicirt, darunter besonders einige Abhandlungen über die "Autoplastica" und die "Litotrizia"." Gurlt, Hirsch VI, pp.452-453 siehe - Famagelli in Omodei, Annali universali di med. 1868, CCIV, pp.380FIRST EDITION. The author's chief work on plastic surgery. Paulus Baroni (1799-1854) was an outstanding Italian surgeon and professor of surgery and obstetrics at Cologna called to Rome in 1836 by Pope Gregory XVI as Director of Health in the military service. Personal physician to Pius IX. Distinguished himself for some of his procedures in plastic surgery one of the first to practice lithotripsy, and, according to Hirsch, the first in Italy. Cited by Gnudi and Webster as one of the first Italian surgeons to carry out surgical procedures, particularly for the nose, lips, and eyelids. Gnudi and Webster, Tagliacozzi, pp. 323, Bibl. Nr. 15 ("not seen"). Zeis, Literatur und Geschichte der Plastischen Chirurgie, 470. Corradi, La chirurgia in Italia, p. 83, mentioned by Castiglioni. Hirsch I, p. 342. Zeis Index, no. 472 A.Wallace, The progress if plastic Surgery, p.45/9

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        Die Bayerische Brigade in Griechenland. Ein historisch-fragmentarisches Gemälde der merkwürdigsten Ereignisse während der Anwesenheit der Königl.-Bayer. Truppen auf Hellas.

      Nürnberg, Campe 1838. - VIII, 195 S. Bedruckter Orig.-Pappband. Chursilchen war Sergeant im Königlich-Bayerischen-Infanterie-Regiment Albert Pappenheim. - Mit Besitzeintrag E. v. Oelhafen, 1851 (wohl Eugen v. Oelhafen, geb. 4. 9. 1832, der in Nürnberg zu dieser Zeit als Gymnasiast und späterer Beamter nachweisbar ist). - Berieben und bestoßen, unteres Rückenende mit Fehlstelle. Leseschief und stockfleckig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beiträge zur operativen Orthopädik, oder Erfahrungen über die subcutane Durchschneidung verkürzter Muskeln und deren Sehnen.

      Hannover, Helwig, 1838, 8, VI, 154 pp., mit 18 Abbildungen auf 8 lithographierten Taf., Halbleinen der Zeit mit Rückentitel St.a.Tit., kleiner Eckabriss i.d. Vorrede restauriert, sonst gutes Exemplar. BEGINN DER ORTHOP?DISCHEN CHIRURGIE! ERSTE AUSGABE. Sehr selten. Noch bis in die 30iger Jahre des 19. Jahrhunderts galt die Maxime "Wahre Klumpfüße werden nicht geheilt und müssen amputiert werden." So kann man verstehen, mit welcher Begeisterung die neue Methode der subkutanen Durschneidung der Achillessehne aufgenommen wurde. Obwohl bereits 1816 von Delpech in Frankreich ohne bleibenden Erfolg angewendet, verhalfen erst die Berichte Stromeyers und die Veröffentlichung seines Buches der neuen Technik zum Durchbruch. Damit begann eine neue Ära in der Orthopädie. Nicht nur der Klumpfuß, sondern auch der Schiefhals, die Skoliosen, etc. konnten einer andern Behandlung zugeführt werden. Nicht wenig zur Verbreitung der neuen Methoden hat der vorzügliche Erfolg Stromeyers in der Behandlung des englischen Arztes William John Little (1810-1894) beigetragen. Little hat darauf hin die Methode Stromeyers in Berlin bei Dieffenbach und später in England eingeführt. -- In diesem Zusammenahng ist besonders erwähnenswert, daß Stromeyer den allergrößten Wert auf eine gute Nachbehandlung seiner operierten Patienten legte (Steckapparate, etc.). Georg Friedrich Louis Stromeyer (1804-1876), als Sohn eines Arztes in Hannover geboren, begann seine Lehrtätigkeit an der dortigen chirurgischen Schule und richtete zugleich eine Orthopädische Anstalt ein war entsprechend den damaligen Gepflogenheiten zehn Jahre lang in einem bestimmten Distrikt in Hannover als Armenarzt tätig. In dieser Zeit wurde Stromeyer, wie Bade berichtet, ein fgrüher Verfechter der Krüppelfürsorge, da er anregte, "Arme Krüppel und amre missgestaltete Kinder durch Staatsmittel zu heilen und zu behandeln". 1829 gründete Stromeyer in Hannover sein orthopädisches Institut, das bis 1838 bestand und arbeitet nach Delpech's Anregungen. In einem Prospekt dieser "Heilanstalt für Verkrümmte des Hofchirurgus Dr. Stromeyer zu Hannover" wird hervorgehoben, dass die zweite Etage für die Streckbetten bestimmt sein und dass auch gymnastische Übungen zweimal am tage im Freien stattfinden" (Valentin) In dieser Zeit beginnt stromeyer auch mit seinen . wie er sie nennt - "orthopädischen Versuchen", die sich bald zu einer erfolgreichen praktischen und wissenschaftlichen Tätigkeit erweitern. Die damals üblichen unblutigen orthopädischen Behandlungsmethoden, meist mit großen apparativen Aufwand ausgeführt, versucht er zunehmend durch kleinere operative Eingriffe, wie Sehnendurchtrennungen, zu verbessern bzw. erleichtern. 1838 erhielt er den Lehrstuhl für Chirurgie an der Universität Erlangen. 1841 ging er nach München, 1842 nach Freiburg. 1848 ist er Professor in Kiel und Generalstabsarzt der Schleswig-Holsteinischen Armee. 1854 wird er Generalstabsarzt der Hannoverschen Armee, wo er 1866 bei der Schlacht von Langensaltza seine kriegschirurgischen Grundsätze praktizieren konnte. Noch 1870-71 ist er als Chirurg bei der Schlacht von Sedan und während der Belagerung von Paris in Versailles tätig. Sein unvergänglicher Verdienst, ist es aber die subkutane Tenotomie und Myotomie zum bleibenden Eigentum der Chirurgie gemacht zu haben.*First Edition. Rare. Stromeyer is the founder of modern surgery of the locomotor system. He advocated and practised subcutaneous tenotomy for all deformities of the body arising from muscular defects. In Stromeyer's private institute for orthopaedics in Hannover, the treatment of clubfoot was revolutionized. One of his early patients and most enthusiastic proponent of his methods, was the great British surgeon William John Little (1810-1894). The result of tenotomy of his heel cord was so satisfactory to him, that Little remained at Hannover for a period to acquire the knowledge of the technique. At the end of his stay in Germany, he hastened to Berlin to exhibit and teach the new method. He was received by the noted professor Dieffenbach, who in a remarkable short time sectioned 140 tendo-achilles. Little was the first eminent orthopaedic surgeon in the British Isles and the founder of the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in London.Stromeyer, professor in Erlangen, Munich, Freiburg, Kiel, and successively surgeon-general of the Schleswig.-Holstein and Hannoverian armies, was also the father of modern military surgery in German. His "Maxims of War-Surgery" made an epoch in military medicine. Stromeyer was also a poet and wrote an attractive autobiography.Garrison-Morton No, 431 Waller 9320 Valentin, Geschg. d. Orthopädie, pp96-97Edgar M. Bick Classics of Orthopaedics, No.68 Kriegschir. & Feldärzte Preussens 3, pp.144-229, 287-294 Hirsch-H. V, pp.259-361.

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        Dictionary of the Holy Bible, with the biblical fragments, by the late Charles Taylor.

      London Holdsworth 1838 - Seventh edition, five volumes, 4to., engraved frontispiece, one volume of illustrations (V), some off-setting and occasional spotting, superbly bound in contemporary calf gilt, covers with broad gilt borders surrounding a centre panel in blind, spines in six compartments, tan morocco lettering piece to second, black numbering piece to third, others richly gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers and edges, some occasional foxing; a most handsome set. Graesse II, 20. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyages de Gulliver dans des contrées lointaines. Édition illustrée par Granville. Traduction nouvelle.

      Paris, H. Fournier Aîné, Éditeur, Furne et Cie, Libraires-Éditeurs, 1838 [les couvertures sont à la date de 1839]. - Demi-maroquin à coins bleu-nuit, doublures et gardes intérieures de papier ancien, couverture bleu clair dans un encadrement et dos éditeur conservé, dos lisse romantique très joliment orné chiffré en pied, fleuron or représentant « Gulliver », titre or, tête dorées, étui double bordé de maroquin, reliure postérieure, facture d’une très belle finesse, signée « ALIX », exemplaire à l’état de neuf. ÉDITION ORIGINALE EN PREMIER TIRAGE. L’ouvrage a paru en livraisons sous couvertures. - Carteret, Romantique & Moderne, t. III, p. 578 : « Ce très beau romantique illustré est d’une grande rareté en belle condition, il est imprimé sur papier vélin teinté ». - Ray, The Art of the French illustrated Book, 1700-1914, n° 192 : Gordon Ray classe l’ouvrage parmi les cent meilleurs livres illustrés parus en France de 1700 à 1914. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire complète et costumes des ordres monastiques, réligieux et militaires, et des congrégations séculières des deux sexes; Avec notice, annotations et complément. I-VIII. [EIGHT VOLUMES].

      Paris, Ponce Lebas, 1838-1840.. Eight volumes. Crown quarto. Plus 620 lithographic plates of costume studies. (The pagination of the plates in volume 5 is somewhat haphazard, skipping some numbers and duplicating others on different plates.) Hardcover, uniformly bound in contemporary full molted blonde calf, spine richly decorated in gilt, green morocco lettering-piece in gilt to each spine, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled, cloth ribbon markers; some scuffs to boards, spine-ends occasionally slightly worn, one foot chipped. Some spotting and browning due to paper quality, otherwise fresh and bright. Attractive set, very wide margined. ~ First edition. Rare complete set. From the library of C. P. Mulder, renowned collector and international heraldry authority, with his charming armorial bookplate,"Nil Desperandum", to first free endpaper. For a complete catalogue of Mulder's library, from which we offer a considerable number of items, see: C. P. Mulder: "Catalogue of Works on Orders, Decorations and Medals in the Library of C. P. Mulder" (Rotterdam, 1988). See also: C. P. Mulder & A. A. Purves: "Bibliography of Orders and Decorations" (Copenhagen, 1999). Two earlier small ownership tickets, one rubbed, to each first pastedown.

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        Journal historique du siège de la ville et de la citadelle de Turin en 1706 avec le rapport officiel des opérations de l'artillerie

      Imprimerie Royale, 1838. In-4° (cm. 27), brossura officinale a stampa (strappetti) in camicia e custodia in tela recente con titolo al dorso; pp. XII [2] 354 [2 bb.] in ottimo stato, fresche e ad amplissimi margini (in barbe), con 1 tavola di ritratto dell'autore e 6 tavole ripiegate f.t. in litografia inerenti la dislocazione dell'artiglieria e la pianta di Torino durante l'assedio; alcune sporadiche fioriture, più frequenti sulle tavole. La migliore edizione (la prima stampata a Torino e la prima in cui appaia il nome dell'autore) di questo particolareggiato resoconto dell'assedio di Torino del 1706. Curiosa e di singolare interesse la narrazione della morte di Pietro Micca. Cfr. Melzi II, p.44. col.1; Armando-Manno, Bibliografia dell'assedio di Torino, n.27; Barbier I, 484; Peyrot, Torino nei secoli I, p.149, n.100. Esemplare molto buono.

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        OPERA OMNIA -11 TOMES EN 11 VOLUMES (TOME 1+2+3+4+5+6+7+8+9+10+11)

      APUD GAUME FRATRES 1838 - R260223775: (1412+LXIII)+(XLVI+1558)+(3159+XCIX)+(XLVII+2418+XCIX)+(XCI+3287+CLI)+(1983+LXXXVII)+(LIX+1294)+(1703+LXVII)+1234+(2622+CXLIII)+2208 pages - texte en 2 colonnes - EX-LIBRIS TAMPON R.D. AUG. TRILHE - RELIURE VELIN - Tampons et étiquettes (dos) de bibliothèque - plats jaspés - filets dorés - pièces de titre rouges avec filets auteur titre et tomaison dorés sur le dos - 7 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES TEXTE EN LATIN - HIPPONENSIS EPISCOPI - Post lovaniensium theologorum recensionem castigata denuo ad manuscriptos codices gallicanos, vaticanos, belgicos etc. necnon ad editiones antiquiores et castigatiores - opera et studio monachorum ordinis sancti benedicti a congregatione s. mauri - editio parisina altera, emendata et aucta. In-4 Relié cuir dos-coins. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Rousseurs Classification Dewey : 240-Théologie morale et spirituelle [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Traité de Chimie Nouvelle edition

      BRUXELLES: Société Typographique Belge, 1838-1844. Rilegato. BUONO. 17 26. I-II-III-IV USATO

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        Elements of Geology

      London: John Murray,, 1838. Octavo (185 × 104 mm). Near-contemporary half calf, rebacked, green morocco label to spine lettered gilt, marbled sides, edges sprinkled red. Ownership signature to front pastedown. Tips and board edges worn, boards lightly scuffed, internally clean. A very good copy. First edition of the companion volume to Lyell's pioneering work, Principles of Geology (1830–1833). "Originally intended as a supplement to the Principles, this formed an independent practical guide to the science of geology" (Summerhayes, p. 12).

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        Ueber den feineren Bau und die Formen der krankhaften Geschwülste. In zwei Lieferungen. Erste Lieferung (all publ.).

      Berlin, gedruckt und verlegt Georg Reimer, 1838, Folio, 1 Bl., 60 pp., 1 Bl., 4 (1 color.) v. Schumann, Troschel et Müller ad. nat. del., Grüzmacher gestochene Tafeln, Halbleinenband mit Rückenvergoldung u. Rückenschild feines Exemplar. Erste und einzige Ausgabe! Grundstein mikroskopischer Untersuchungen krankhafter Gewebe! Im Frühjahr 1838 erschien dieses epochemachende Werk das über die erste Lieferung nicht herauskam. Es wurde im selben Jahr publiziert als Johannes Müllers Schüler SCHWANN feststellte, daß die tierischen Gewebe aus Zellen beständen. Müller wandte diese Erkenntnisse sogleich auf die Geschwulstlehre an. Als wichtigsten Grundsatz fand er, daß die pathologische Entwicklung der Gewebe mit der embryonalen total übereinstimme. Diese Entdeckung schließt fast die ganze Lehre von den krankhaften Neubildungen in sich. Es wird Müller's unvergänglicher Verdienst bleiben, den Weg zur Erkenntnis der feineren Struktur der Geschwülste durch das Mikroskop zuerst beschritten und für seine Nachfolger, besonders Rudolf Virchow, gebahnt zu haben. Wolf, Die Lehre von der Krebskrankheit, I,127ff.: "epochemachende Schrift". Haberling, Johannes Müller (1924), 198-99.THE FOUNDER OF MICROSCOPIC PATHOLOGY CELLULAR CHARACTER OF TUMORS- First Edition, in original wrappers as published! The founder of pathological Histology as an indepedent field, and the first microscopical study of diseased itssue, by which Johannes Müller (1801-1858) showed that the cell theory was a requirement for the study of cancer. In the tumors which he studied Müller identfied cells, their nuclei, granules, fibres, and crystals. The illustrations in the book show better than words what Müller saw. He was thus the source for the work of his pupil Rudolf Virchow.Garrison & Morton 2612 Long, A History of Pathology, 187-89 Haagensen, Books of Cancer, no. 41

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        Voyage en Abyssinie, dans le pays des Galla, de Choa et d'Ifat; précédé d'une excursion dans L'Arabie-Heureuse ... 1833-1857.

      Paris, Louis Desessart, 1838. 4 vols. 8vo. Quarter dark green calf over marbled boards, marbled edges and endpapers, spine with raised bands, tooled in gilt and decorated in blind; bound without the map as sometimes the case; a little faded in places, but overall a sturdy, clean and uniform set. First edition. Combe and Tamisier travelled as part of the Saint-Simon movement during the years 1835-1837 in an endeavour to contribute to the exploration of Abyssinia and knowledge of Ethiopian culture. The movement was based on socialist co-operative principles and sought to raise the status of women and workers. They sponsored many expeditions into Egypt, Yemen and other parts of Africa (possibly due to the fact that their leader was arrested for propagating dissent in 1832, and they were looking for a safe haven). In particular, Combe's work is best reputed for his attention to the details of the lives of women and disadvantaged peoples in the countries he visited. Combe went on to gain a reputation as an explorer of Ethiopia, and worked as an informal diplomat. The exploration reports of Combe and Tamisier were read widely amongst those with an interest, and served as a good source of information for the wider attempts to bring regions such as Abyssinia into the trade network.

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        Elements of Geology.

      London: John Murray, 1838 - Octavo (185 × 104 mm). Near-contemporary half calf, rebacked, green morocco label to spine lettered gilt, marbled sides, edges sprinkled red. Ownership signature to front pastedown. Tips and board edges worn, boards lightly scuffed, internally clean. A very good copy. First edition of the companion volume to Lyell's pioneering work, Principles of Geology (1830–1833). "Originally intended as a supplement to the Principles, this formed an independent practical guide to the science of geology" (Summerhayes, p. 12). Summerhayes, Earth's Climate Evolution. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        VOYAGES DE GULLIVER DANS DES CONTREES LOINTAINES

      Fournier Ainé/Furne, 1838. 2 volumes In-8, splendides reliures plein maroquin bordeaux, dos long magnifiquement orné, plats soulignés de filets dorés, tranche dorée, édition illustrée par Grandville et qui correspond au premier tirage, notice biographique et littéraire sur Jonathan Swift par Walter Scott. 279-319 pages. Très bon état, (coins et plats très légèrement frottés, quelques rousseurs). Reliures d'époque. « Cette illustration occupe l'un des premiers rangs dans l' oeuvre de Grandville » (Brivois)/// « Ce très beau romantique illustré est d'une grande rareté en belle condition » (Carteret). Brivois 387 ; Carteret III, 578 ; Vicaire VIII, 718.

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        Scenery Costumes and Architecture chiefly on the Western Side of India

      Later Edition. Folio (428mm by 334mm). Engraved title page with coloured aquatint vignette, 37 further coloured aquatints. Title, verso blank; Introduction, verso blank; Contents [i-iii](blank); Text [1]-26, [27-101]. Half green morocco, marbled boards, decorate gilt to spine Grindlay's Indian Scenery, marble endpapers, extremeties slightly rubbed, a.e.g. London, Smith, Elder & Co. 1838 [but 1851 or later].

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        THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT AND PAPERS CONCERNING Ceylon an account of the island physical historical and topographical

      2 vols. Small folio (12 1/2 x 8 inches). Containing over 325 items, including 156 drawings (including many which were used as illustrations in his book, and including 57 by Andrew Nicholl), 116 manuscripts, 49 salt paper print photographs (including two hand coloured), and other ephemera. Manuscript list of contents by Tennent bound at front of each volume. Mounted on stub guards throughout. Nineteenth-century half vellum over green papered boards, bound by Marcus Ward & Co. of Belfast and Dublin, flat spines gilt with black morocco labels. Ceylon, generally

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        Researches in Assyria, Babylonia, and Chaldaea; Forming Part of the Labours of the Euphrates Expedition.

      John. W. Parker 1838 - First edition. Rebound in quarter leather. Binders label on the rear pastedown in arabic. Library stamp to the title page, frontis: Bibliotheque Geographique, Hachette & Cie. (4), 343p. Fold-out frontis, title page vignette, three black and white in-text vignettes, and three hand coloured fold-out plates, collated complete. The fold-out map is by the cartographer John Arrowsmith (1790-1873). William Francis Ainsworth (1807¿1896) was a geographer and geologist. "In 1835 Ainsworth was appointed surgeon and geologist to the expedition to the Euphrates under Francis Rawdon Chesney to examine the feasibility of opening up the Mesopotamian rivers to steam navigation as a new route to India, as well as asserting British political presence in the area, promoting British commercial ties, and gathering scientific and archaeological data. Ainsworth constructed geological sections across northern Syria and the Taurus Mountains, discovered several deposits of commercially important minerals in Mesopotamia and Anatolia, and explored a substantial part of south-east Persia. With Chesney, Ainsworth published the first account of the expedition in the 'Journal of the Royal Geographical Society' (1837) and the next year wrote his own fuller account as 'Researches in Assyria, Babylonia and Chaldaea' (1838)." - ODNB Condition: Very good. Pencil inscription to the frontis, title page, and one of the plates. Tidemarks to plates. Three of the plate have several small closed tears that have been repaired, measuring no more than 2cm. The fore edge of one of the plates is grubby and edge-worn. Some offsetting from the plates. Light scattered foxing to the first and last few pages only. Tear measuring under 2cm with a small chip to the front blank. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Democracy in America

      George Adlard 1838 - Second American edition. 464 pp. In original cloth boards, with “Democracy in America by De Tocqueville” printed on spine. Spine shows wear with some tearing but, otherwise good. Boards are in good minus condition. Textblock shows extensive foxing, but paper is good quality and holding up. Some damage to title page and endpapers. Penciled notes of previous owner, William C. Johnson, on endpapers and a few in the interior of the book. Translated by Henry Reeve with preface and notes by John C. Spencer. De Tocqueville expanded the work and published it in two volumes in 1840. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fortegnelse over alle dramatiske Arbeider og Balletter fom ere opforte paa det kongl. Theater samt Hostheatret fra den 18de December 1748 indtil Udgangen af August 1838.

      Kopenhagen : nicht angegeben, 1838. 127 S. OPp., gebundene Ausgabe. Neu gebunden! Einbd. etwas berieben/ gebräunt, Seiten altersbedingt gebräunt, ansonsten ordentliches Exemplar. Versand D: 2,20 EUR

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        De l'introduction des procédés relatifs à la fabrication des étoffes de soie dans la Péninsule hispanique sous la domination des arabes; recherches précédées d'un examen sur la question de savoir si ces procédés y étaient ou non connus avant le IXe siècle de notre ère.

      Paris, Maulde & Renou, 1838. - 8vo. 64 pp. Burgundy paper spine. First and only edition. Discusses trade in silk and attempts at silk production in various parts of the Iberian Peninsula, including Portugal, Valencia, Murcia, etc., from ancient times until the 1820s, with some emphasis on the efforts of the Arabs. The second Visconde de Santarem (1791-1856) has been called "the greatest figure in the history of Portuguese cartography" (Cortesão, History of Portuguese Cartography I, 23); in fact, it was Santarem who coined the term "cartographia". He traveled to Brazil with the royal family in 1807 and held various diplomatic posts; he also served as Keeper of the Royal Archives at Torre do Tombo from 1824 until 1833, when he was dismissed for political reasons. Although he spent the rest of his life in Paris, his standing with the Portuguese government later improved to the point that the government funded many of his publications, and appointed him Keeper of the Torre do Tombo without requiring him to return to Portugal. Porbase locates copies at the Society of Antiquaries of London, and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Innocêncio V, 435-438. OCLC 458944557.

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        Instructions to Young Sportsmen in All That Relates to Guns and Shooting

      Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longmans, London 1838 - 8vo - over 7¾. Book. xxv + 549 pp. Eight colored plates, plus many other illustrations, in this popular treatment of shooting and hunting at the time of publication. Plates and interior clean and text block tight. Rear board starting. Front and rear boards attractively ornamented with bird and dog figures setting off corners of gilt lined panel. Morocco very bright and healthy on these boards, and dentelles inside cover bright. Marbled flypapers. Spine leather somewhat darkened and dried, with wear along tips, as well as common rubbing long joints. Overall, a good copy, and possibly better. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autoplastie, oder Wiederherstellung zerstörter Körpertheile auf Kosten anderer mehr oder minder entfernten Theile.

      Aus dem Französischen übersetzt von Dr. P. Kapff. - Reutlingen, Druck und verlag von Ensslin und Laiblin, 1838, 8, 184 pp., feiner Halbledereinband. Rare - First German Edition of the first treatise on plastic Surgery in general theAutoplastie ou restauration des parties du corps qui ont été détruites, à la faveur d'un emprunt fait à d'autres parties plus ou moins éloignées (1836)."However we are indebted to Phillipe Frederic Blandin who, in 1836, published in Paris his summary of the state if the art. 'Of these 84 autoplasties there were 39 cases of rhinoplasty, seven of blepharoplasty, fourteen of cheiloplasty, nine of genioplasty, one of uranoplasty, three of bronchosplasty, two of cytosplasty, four of urethroplasty and five different skin autoplasties. The youngest patient was six and the oldest 67 years. Twelve had faulty adhesions from old ulcers on burns, three had congenital malformations, nine had gangrene, fifteen were operated on shortly before for cancer, nine had fistulas and the remaining 36 were mutilated by wounds or eczema, scrofula or syphilis. Five of these patients died of accidents, the occasional cause of which was the operation. Complications occurred post-operatively in 24 patients: in nine there was gangrene of the flap, the three the parts did not unite, 27 were afflicted by an erysipeloid inflammation and seven suffered nervous affections of a greater or lesser intensity. In 61 of 84 patients the healing was satisfactory. Consequently, according this review, which is naturally incomplete, three out of four patients were healed by the autoplasty, one of 17 was lost, accidents occurred in half and gangrene of the flap as observed in one of nine cases'." Antony Walker, The Progress of Plastic Surgery (1982), pp.XI-XIIPhilippe-Frédéric Blandin (1798-1849) French surgeon born in Aubigny, department of Cher from1821 he served as an anatomical assistant to the faculty of medicine in Paris, where he later worked as prosector (1824). In March 1826 he earned his aggregation in surgery with a dissertation titled "Diversae in abdomen liquidorum effusiones". From 1841 to 1849 he was a professor to the faculty of medicine (chair of opérations et appareils).Blandin is remembered today for his pioneer work in rhinoplasty and septoplasty. He is credited with coining the term autoplastie (autoplasty) to describe skin taken from same patient for grafting purposes.He provided an early description of the anterior lingual glands, which are mixed glands of the tongue that are sometimes referred to as "Blandin's glands". His best written effort is an atlas of anatomy and surgery called "Traité d'anatomie topographique" (1834).Zeis No.480 Zeis Index No.485 Garrison & Morton No.5743.1 (1st. French. Ed. 1836)

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