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        The Spirit of the East, Illustrated in a Journal of Travels through Roumeli during an Eventful Period.

      2 vols. London: Henry Colburn 1838. With 1 plate showing plan of an Ancient and an Eastern Room. XXXI + 456; VII + 443 + [2] pp. Uncut in contemporary worn boards with worn paperlabels on spines, spine partly missing on volume 2. Large book plate mostly removed from inner frontboard, internally clean

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        Institutes of surgery. 2 vols

      Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1838. <p>Institutes of surgery: Arranged in the order of the lectures delivered in the University of Edinburgh. 2 vols., 8vo. xxiv, [2], 353, [3, incl. adverts.]; ix, 380pp. Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black; London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green & Longmans, 1838. 205 x 122 mm. Original cloth, rebacked preserving original spines with printed labels, corners a bit worn. Very good. Bookplates. First Edition. Gordon-Taylor 67. Heirs of Hippocrates 1310.</p>

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

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

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        Private Autograph Note Signed "de Bougainville" to His Friend "cher Henry"].

      - N.p., 3 August. On a folded Octavo leaf (15,5x10 cm). 1 p. Brown ink on paper, text in French. Mild fold marks, otherwise a very good letter. "I have received your letter my dear Henry and may set a date with you for the 16th as it is most convenient for you - you may tell me where we should meet up, whether I should go to the secondary school or to your aunt's and at what sort of time. I believe that it would be better at 5 o'clock at your aunt's, but it will be as you wish. The last letter that I have received from your father was dated May 26th. He was in good health, and has mentioned at last how boring it was for me in Martinique [.]" Hyacinthe de Bougainville was a French naval officer (appointed rear admiral in 1838), circumnavigator, ambassador to Vietnam and a son of the first French circumnavigator Louis-Antoine de Bougainville (1729-1811). "As a young second-class midshipman of eighteen Hyacinthe de Bougainville participated in the 1800-02 Baudin expedition to Australia. He sailed around the world from 1824 to 1826 on board Thétis and Espérance, sent by the Minister of the Navy and the Colonies, the duc de Clermont-Tonnerre. On 12 January 1825, Hyacinthe de Bougainville led an embassy to Vietnam with Captain Courson de la Ville-Hélio, arriving in Da Nang, with the warships Thétis and Espérance. Although they had numerous presents for the Emperor, and a 28 January 1824 letter from Louis XVIII, the ambassadors could not obtain an audience from Minh M¿ng. Hyacinthe de Bougainville infiltrated Father Regéreau from the Thétis when it was anchored in Da Nang, triggering edicts of persecution against Christianity by Minh M¿ng. Bougainville visited New South Wales in 1825. That same year, he visited Port Jackson and Sydney where he set up a monument to La Pérouse in Botany Bay" (Wikipedia).

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        Gen. Holt. The Leader of the Irish Rebels

      Henry Colburn, London 1838 - Engraving, 210mm x 142mm, in fine condition. A wonderful portrait of Joseph Holt (1756-1826), one of the most prominent Irish convicts of the early years of settlement at Sydney Cove. In 1798 Holt joined a band of rebels engaged in six months of guerrilla conflict near Dublin, but was captured in November of that year and sentenced to transportation. Aboard the convict transport Minerva Holt won the respect of Lieutenant William Cox (the man who oversaw the building of the road across the Blue Mountains) and became manager of his farms at Dundas and Canterbury upon their arrival. Despite displaying loyalty and great intelligence, Holt's seditious past proved a terrible burden: in September 1800 he was accused of treason and later acquitted by Governor King. Again in 1804 he was falsely accused of involvement in the rebellion at Castle Hill and sent to Norfolk Island, returning to Sydney two years later to work land he had purchased while working for Cox. Holt wisely - or luckily - avoided involvement in the Rum Rebellion, despite having earlier been charged with owning a still upon his return from Norfolk Island). Joseph Holt was officially pardoned in January 1811 and sailed for Britain on the Isabella which foundered near the Falklands, delaying his return till 1814. He regretted leaving New South Wales despite the prejudice he encountered as an Irish political prisoner. This portrait was lithographed from a painting by Robert Hammerton as a frontispiece to The Memoirs of General Holt (London 1838).

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        Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi. Edited by &#39;Boz&#39;. With Illustrations by George Cruikshank. LORD ROSEBERY&#39;S COPY WITH HIS BOOKPLATE

      Richard Bentley, 1838. 2 vols., 8vo., First Edition, First Issue, with 2 engraved frontispieces (one a portrait; original tissue guards present) and 11 engraved plates (all original tissue guards present), some occasional, light and wholly inoffensive age-staining; handsomely bound in contemporary full light tan calf, sides with triple frame border enclosing at four corners a floral spray, back with five raised bands, second and third compartments with red and green leather labels framed and lettered in gilt, all other compartments elaborately tooled in gilt, gilt tops, marbled endpapers, uncut, very neatly rebacked with old backstrips laid down, a fresh, crisp and most attractive copy. THIS COPY WAS FORMERLY IN THE LIBRARY OF LORD ROSEBERY AND BEARS HIS RED&#39;DURDANS&#39; BOOKPLATE ON FRONT PASTE-DOWNS. ALSO PRESENT ARE CHARLES DICKENS CENTENARY TESTIMONIAL BOOKPLATES ON FRONT PASTE-DOWNS. With half-titles, misprint &#39;128&#39; for &#39;182&#39; (Embellishments, vol. I; plate 5), last plate without grotesque border, and undated 36pp publisher&#39;s catalogue bound in at end. Archibald Primrose (1847-1929), 5th Earl of Rosebery and 1st Earl of Midlothian, Prime Minister of Great Britain 1894-5. AN OUTSTANDING AND MOST DESIRABLE COPY, COMPLETE IN EVERY RESPECT AND WITH NOTABLE PROVENANCE. Eckel, p.152. . Catalogs: literature.

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        Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi. Edited by 'Boz'. With Illustrations by George Cruikshank. LORD ROSEBERY'S COPY WITH HIS BOOKPLATE

      Richard Bentley, 18382 vols., 8vo., First Edition, First Issue, with 2 engraved frontispieces (one a portrait; original tissue guards present) and 11 engraved plates (all original tissue guards present), some occasional, light and wholly inoffensive age - staining; handsomely bound in contemporary full light tan calf, sides with triple frame border enclosing at four corners a floral spray, back with five raised bands, second and third compartments with red and green leather labels framed and lettered in gilt, all other compartments elaborately tooled in gilt, gilt tops, marbled endpapers, uncut, very neatly rebacked with old backstrips laid down, a fresh, crisp and most attractive copy. THIS COPY WAS FORMERLY IN THE LIBRARY OF LORD ROSEBERY AND BEARS HIS RED'DURDANS' BOOKPLATE ON FRONT PASTE - DOWNS. ALSO PRESENT ARE CHARLES DICKENS CENTENARY TESTIMONIAL BOOKPLATES ON FRONT PASTE - DOWNS. With half - titles, misprint '128' for '182' (Embellishments, vol. I; plate 5), last plate without grotesque border, and undated 36pp publisher's catalogue bound in at end. Archibald Primrose (1847 - 1929), 5th Earl of Rosebery and 1st Earl of Midlothian, Prime Minister of Great Britain 1894 - 5. AN OUTSTANDING AND MOST DESIRABLE COPY, COMPLETE IN EVERY RESPECT AND WITH NOTABLE PROVENANCE. Eckel, p.152.

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        Abbildung und Beschreibung der in Deutschland wild wachsenden und in Gärten im Freien ausdauernden Giftgewächse, nach natürlichen Familien erläutert. Erste Abtheilung: Phanerogamen. Zweite Abtheilung: Kryptogamen. 2 Abteilungen in einem Bd.

      Hirschwald Berlin 1838 - 5 Bll., 200; XII, 114 S. Halbleder, Guter Zustand, Abt. 1 (J. F. Brandt und J. T. C. Ratzeburg) behandelt die Phanerogamen und liegt in der um S. 169-200 (Nachträge) und Tafel Nr. 48 erweiterten zweiten Ausgabe vor; Bd. 2 (von P. Phoebus) über Kryptogamen in einziger Ausgabe. 4to (26,5:23 cm) Mit 57 schön altkolor. gest. Tafeln. Einband leicht berieben, Aussengelenke etwas angeplatzt. Etwas gebräunt; Taf. 33 mit kl. Koloritveränderungen u. Abklatsch auf die Rückseite von Taf. 32. *** Wenn Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns bestellen, liefern wir innerhalb Deutschlands versandkostenfrei ***

      [Bookseller: Wissenschaftl. Antiquariat Th. Haker e.K]
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        REPORTS RELATING TO THE ENTERTAINMENT OF HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN IN THE GUILDHALL OF THE CITY OF LONDON ON LORD MAYOR&#39;S DAY 1837

      London, printed by Arthur Taylor, 1838.. FIRST EDITION 1838. Tall 4to, approximately 395 x 255 mm, 15½ x 10 inches, title page printed in red and black with small coat of arms, 11 full page plates including 2 folding (large folding plate of table layout with pale brown tint to table, folding page of guests), 4 plates of invitations each with 2 images, 2 tinted yellow and 2 tinted blue, plus 2 menus with green floral borders, 1 illustration in the text, 5 coats of arms as headpieces, plus 4 other headpieces, original publisher&#39;s pebbled cloth, gilt lettering to spine, blind decoration to covers, pale yellow endpapers, page edges untrimmed. Spine relaid with loss to head and tail, with new cloth showing, gilt lettering rubbed and dull, covers have uneven light fading and darkening plus a few small dark marks, wear to corners and shelf wear to edges of covers, 2 outer blank margins have small closed tears neatly repaired and have a small area which is crinkled, neither affecting text, blank endpapers very lightly foxed, light foxing to engraved plate of medal, offsetting from tinted plates onto facing blanks, occasional light foxing and age-browning, plus a few dusty marks, otherwise a very good tight clean copy. Covers the state procession, carriages, Yeomen of the Guard etc., banquet, list of performers, tickets, general abstract of bills for wines, food, fittings, parties etc, &#39; The following quantities of wine were provided, of the finest quality we could procure: Port, Sherry, Madeira, Claret, Burgundy, Hock, Champagne in addition to which we were presented by Mr William Gorst with a selection of choice and rare wines and liqueurs, expressly for the royal table, consisting of East-India Malmsey Madeira, Haut Sauterne, Fontignac, Hermitage, Blanc-Tinto Madeira, Malvasia, Sillery Champagne, Tokay and Paxaretta; and by Mr William Lawson with some sherry one hundred and ten years old&#39;. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Generalkarte des lombardisch-venetianischen Königreiches reduzirt nach der topographischen Karte in dem militair-geographischen Institute des k.k. Generalquartiermeisterstabes zu Mailand im Jahre 1838.

      Mailand, Militärgeograph. Inst. 1838.. qu.-kl.-4°. 4 gefalt. Kartenbll. (je ca. 47,5 x 76,5 cm) in 36 Segmenten auf Ln. mit 1 mont. Übersichtsbl. verso. Pp.-Schuber d. Zt. In sehr gutem Zustand.

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      Vue Générale de Maestricht. Coloured lito. P. Lauters. Bruxelles 1838. (33,5x24 cm).

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        ALS to Mitchell, thanking him for his gift of an advance copy of his book 'Three Expeditions into the Interior of Australia' to Queen Victoria

      6 December, London 1838 - Single sheet, wove paper, 23 x 18.5 cm.; some wear along the old folds, but in excellent condition. A fascinating manuscript document, thanking Mitchell for his gift to Queen Victoria of his 'Work on Australia, and a Set of his Maps'. The letter is dated December 1838 (that is, slightly prior to the actual publication of Three Expeditions into the Interior of Australia), and is undoubtedly a significant document relating to Mitchell's fervent desire to be knighted: the Australian Dictionary of Biography notes that during this period Mitchell was in London, where he was much occupied with 'a long correspondence with the Colonial Office to obtain a knighthood.' Lingering doubts about some of his earlier actions delayed the process, but he was duly given the award in 1839. The letter reads: 'Sir Henry Wheatley presents his compliments to Major Mitchell, and begs to acknowledge the receipt of his letter of November 30, accompanied with a copy of his Work on Australia, and a Set of his Maps, which Sir Henry has not failed to submit to the Queen, and which Her Majesty was most graciously pleased to accept, and has directed Sir Henry to express Her Majesty's sense of Major Mitchell's attention on this occasion.' Major-General Sir Henry Wheatley, Baronet (1777-1852), was the Keeper of the Privy Purse for King William the Fourth and Queen Victoria from 1830 to 1846. He had served with the Grenadier Guards in Holland, and was aide-de-camp to Sir Harry Burrard during the Battle of Copenhagen.

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        Autograph letter to Messrs Frederic Huth & Co

      10 July, Off the Lizard, coast of England 1838 - Three page manuscript letter, 205 x 165 mm., on a single sheet folded in half; very good, postal stamps, remnants of red wax seal. Lhotsky worries about his specimens. Most uncommon autograph letter by the naturalist Lhotsky, written off the Cornish coast in 1838 as he returned from Hobart. Written in his difficult hand, the letter nonetheless can be shown to relate to Lhotsky's twin anxieties: concern about money, and worries about the fate of his collecting chests. Lhotsky was educated in Prague and Berlin, before joining the Bavarian Botanical Society and moving to Vienna. It was the King of Bavaria who granted him the funding to conduct research in South America and Australia, and Lhotsky duly arrived in Sydney in 1832, spending four difficult years in New South Wales during which time he made his important expedition to the Monaro and Snowy Mountains (his book, never completed, was published in Sydney and is now one of the famous rarities of inland exploration). In 1836 he moved to Hobart, where he managed to find work, including making a geological survey for Governor Franklin, but his prospects did not really improve, and he sailed for England in April 1838. Lhotsky's later career was difficult, and he died in poverty in 1866. The present letter was written to the London merchants and bankers Frederick Huth & Company of South Street, Finsbury Square. Huth had first gone into business for himself in Corunna, Spain in 1805, but by 1809 was in London. His company was at the South Street address in Finsbury from 1818 to 1839. Of slight stature, he was sometimes called the "Napoleon of the City", and his bank was considered second only to the truly global houses such as Barings or the Rothschilds. Here Lhotsky notes that he had paid the Hobart agents Willis Garrett & Co £50 for his passage, and used three chests of specimens as security for a further outstanding £30. Lhotsky asks the banker not to advance the funds until the chests are safely handed over. Manuscript material relating to Lhotsky is known to be very rare indeed, and this is a most unusual survival.

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        Englische Bibliothek. Eine fortlaufende Auswahl des Anziehendsten und des Neuesten aus englischen Taschenbüchern und Zeitschriften in sorgfältig bearbeiteten Uebertragungen.

      Braun, Karlsruhe (1-3) bzw. Marr, Karlsruhe und Baden (4-6) 1834-1838. - Jahrgänge 1 bis 4 = Bände 1 bis 6 (alles erschienene). Ca. 21 x 13 cm (oktav). (I): VIII, 585, (1) Seiten (Seiten 371/72 bei der Paginierung ausgelassen, S. 387/88 doppelt verwendet). (II): V, (3), 576 Seiten. (III): VIII, 716 Seiten. (IV): VI, (2), 576 Seiten und 7 Bl. Verlagsanzeigen. (V): VIII, 576 (recte: 578, da 478/79 doppelt verwendet) Seiten. (VI): X, 582 Seiten. Mit Beiträgen aus englischen und amerikanischen Zeitungen und Zeitschriften etc. mit den Kapiteln: "Erzählungen und Novellen. Kleine Reise- und Natur-Gemälde, Skizzen zur Länder- und Völker-Kunde, Schilderungen des gesellschaftlichen und eigentlichen Volkslebens. Seebilder, Seeabneteuer, Schilderungen aus dem Seemanns- und Schiffsleben. Biographische Züge merkwürdiger Zeitgenossen". Mit Erläuterungen und Anmerkungen des Übersetzers. Sehr selten: laut KVK kein Exemplar (auch kein Einzelband) in einer deutschen Bibliothek, laut WorldCat nur ein vollständiges Exemplar in der National Library of Scotland sowie wenige unvollständige Exemplare (British Library nur 1 bis 4). Schlichte Halblederbände der Zeit ohne Rückentitel. Einbände berieben und beschabt, aufgeplatzte Außengelenke von Band 2 geklebt. Bände 1 bis 3 durchgehend stark, Bände 4 bis 6 teils mäßig, teils stark gebräunt und stockfleckig (mit leicht stockigem Geruch).

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        Winter Studies and Summer Rambles in Canada.

      London: Saunders and Otley, 1838. - 3 volumes. 12mo., (7 ½ x 4 ¾ inches). (Light spotting to endpapers). Contemporary half tan calf, marbled paper boards, the spine in six compartments with five raised bands decorated with gilt tooling, with black morocco lettering piece in one (slightly scuffed, especially at extremities). Provenance: Two contemporary manuscript ownership inscriptions: "Sophia Collins 1840" (title page) and Arthurine T. Collins 1867 (verso of front free endpaper); bookplate of John M. Cameron to front pastedown First edition. "Mrs. Jameson" was a British writer, feminist, and traveler. "Winter studies and summer rambles in Canada, published in London in 1838, is the record of both her winter in Toronto and her summer trip. In "Winter studies," written in the form of a journal to an absent friend, she intersperses notes on the frigidity of weather and society with lively characterizations of the few people Her sharp and witty analysis of the current political factions, in those months rising toward the crisis of the rebellion, begins with a general indictment: 'There reigns here a hateful factious spirit in political matters, but for the present no public or patriotic feeling, no recognition of general or generous principles of policy: as yet I have met with none of these. Canada is a colony, not a country' In "Summer rambles" we see Anna at her best, an intrepid, adaptable, enthusiastic explorer, intensely interested in everyone she meets (Colonel Thomas Talbot being a lively example) and everything she experiences. She was delighted to be "the first European female" to shoot the rapids at the Sault, her companion a part-Indian friend, George Johnston. Escorted homeward down Lake Huron in a bateau rowed by four voyageurs, she was awestruck by the unspoiled beauty of the islands around her, "fairy Edens" as she called them She spiced her account of the tour with well-authenticated Indian lore gathered both from her reading and from her visit with Henry Rowe Schoolcraft and his family at Michilimackinac. The comparative position of women among whites and Indians is also a major theme, as is the need for women's education according to their various spheres of opportunity The critical and popular success of Winter studies and summer rambles reinforced Anna's reputation as a writer - but Robert Jameson, she reported, was 'displeased' (Clara Thomas for DCB). John M. Cameron was a prominent Chicago attorney (Custer & Cameron) during the first part of the 20th Century, as well as President of the Chicago Literary Club in the early 1930s. A very nice copy of a 19th-century feminist travelogue. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. Bookseller Inventory #72MMS27. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Six Months in South Australia; with some account of Port Philip 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 the seasons

      J. Cross, London 1838 - Octavo, with folding map of Port Lincoln as frontispiece and another map of Encounter Bay (not noted by Ferguson), with the 4-page Postscript; in fine condition, in a fine full niger morocco binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, top edges gilt, others rough-trimmed. In a Sangorski binding. First edition in an appealing Sangorski binding of tan crushed morocco complete with the unnumbered 4-page 'Postscript' between pages 208 and 209 detailing Eyre's overlanding expedition from Port Phillip to Adelaide in 1838 during which he discovered and named Lake Hindmarsh. 'These few paragraphs? provide the very first appearance in book form of the great explorer, Edward John Eyre?' (Wantrup). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Travels in the Western Caucasus,

      London: Henry Colburn, 1838. London: Henry Colburn,, 1838. including a Tour through Imeritia, Mingrelia, Turkey, Moldavia, Galicia, Silesia, and Moravia, in 1836. 2 volumes octavo (213 × 131 mm) Contemporary calf by Ingalton of Eton, metallic ticket front pastedown volume I, red morocco lettering-piece, green morocco numbering-piece with numerals on on-lay red morocco roundel, low bands with gilt wavy-line roll, compartments gilt with floral and arabesqued foliate tools within a double fillet panel, boards with attractively sparing decoration in gilt and blind, arabesques and spirals, enclosed by a helical twist panel in blind with lyriform corner-pieces, marbled edges and endpapers, brown silk page-markers intact. Engraved frontispiece and title-page vignette to each, 7 engraved illustrations to the text in all. A little rubbed, some minor stripping from the boards, light browning, but clean, sound, and remains extremely attractive. First edition. "Spencer had spent some years in Germany, translating Pückler Muskau&#39;s Tutti-Frutti and producing Sketches in Germany. From there he went on to to Turkey in 1836 - it is not clear how long he remained in the Levant but according to his own account he travelled extensively in the Caucasus, along the shores of the Black Sea &#133; and in Asia Minor. An article in the Quarterly Review of 1837 casts doubt on Spencer&#39;s work. Although he may have travelled in Turkey, the reviewer believed that Spencer had used, without acknowledgement, a great deal of material from a work on Circassia by Taitbout de Marigny" (Blackmer) He published a series of books based on his "experiences" of which this is the second, and also wrote a number of novels with "Oriental" settings including a three-decker entitled The Prophet of the Caucasus: an historical romance of Krim-Tatary (1854). As Leonora Navari remarks, Spencer "exploited whatever experiences he had to the utmost" (Atabey). Eton leaving inscription dated 1845 to the first blank in volume I. A nice copy of an interesting book, Ingalton did very pretty work.

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        The Great South Land: Four Articles on Emigration designed to exhibit the Principles and Progress of the new colony, South Australia

      E. Johnstone, Stirling 1838 - Octavo, 31 pp., folding engraved map; paper with some staining and some tears, the map very good, early owner's name; in contemporary rough card wrappers, stitch-sewn, "Australia" in manuscript to front, in red quarter morocco box by Sangorski. Printed for the Scottish market. Rare: Scottish-printed appeal, showing the South Australian Company still promoting emigration well after the settlement was established. The book is based on articles which had appeared in the Stirling Observer in March 1838; it includes a short "advertisement by the publisher" printing a letter from John Hutt the Superintendent of Emigration, and also openly encourages the curious to apply directly to the South Australian Company in London. A 3-page postscript prints excerpts from Macarthur's Emigration to New South Wales, on the grounds that Sydney and Adelaide are 'situated nearly in the same latitude.' The other interesting inclusion is a later issue of the map of "Part of Southern Australia", based on that in the 1834 work South Australia. Outline of the plan of a proposed colony with the details of the Murray River. This issue of the map was printed by "J. Grieve, Zinco., 33 Nicholas Lane"; John Grieve was a lithographer and zincographer based in London, which is interesting because the Scottish publisher of the book must have been supplied with the maps from London, no doubt at the behest of the South Australian Company. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Rationalism and Revelation: or The

      London - C.J. and F Rivington, 1838. London - C.J. and F Rivington, 1838 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A copy of Rationalism and Revelation by. Rev Richard Parkinson, from the personal collection of Professor David Arthur Pailin. I began to buy books relevant to the debates about faith and reason from the end of the seventeenth to the start of the nineteenth century. (David Arthur Pailin). Parkinson&#39;sfirst series of Hulsean lectures at Cambridge, on Rationalism and Revelation, were given in 1837. He begins them by stating that Error is immortal. (David Arthur Pailin). Condition: Recently re-bound in a brown buckram clothbinding with contrasting label with gilt lettering. Externally, very smart with minor shelfwear and handling marks only. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages browned and age-toned with minor spotting throughout. Ink inscription of&#39;For the Cathedral Library Manchester The gift of SC 1876 opposite title-page and Saml Crompton [] on the title-page. There is also a David ArthurPailin bookplate to the insidepastedown. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Horae Paulinae; Or, The Truth of the Scripture History of Saint Paul Evinced

      London - Longman and Co.; T. Cadell; J. Richardson, et al, 1838. London - Longman and Co.; T. Cadell; J. Richardson, et al, 1838 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An early nineteenth century edition of this Christian work concerning the scriptures and St Paul by theologian William Paley. From the Widdrington library, Newton Hall, with a pencil shelfmark to the front free-endpaper, and the ink signature of S. F. Jacson to the front pastedown. In Horae Paulinae Paley showed he was thoroughly versed in St Paul&#39;s teachings, to which he applied a good deal of original criticism. He mounted a detailed comparison between Paul&#39;s epistles and the Acts of the Apostles, concluding that the similarities between the two reinforced the authenticity of the testimony they contained. In so doing he demonstrated that Paul&#39;s letters were not the contrived product of a personal or political agenda but rather were an authentic source of early Christian history -DNB. Condition: In the original publisher&#39;s binding. Externally, some bumping, with slight loss to the spine label. The joints are just starting. Internally, firmly bound, with light intermittent spots, and slight browning to the top margin. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Modern Society

      Edinburgh - William White and Co, 1838. Edinburgh - William White and Co, 1838 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A copy of &#39;Modern Society; or The March of Intellect, the Conclusion of Modern Accomplishments&#39;, a study of female education, by Catherine Sinclair, &#39;Daughter of the late Right Honourable Sir John Sinclair, Bart&#39;. Catherine Sinclair (17 April 1800 6 August 1864) was a Scottish novelist and writer of children&#39;s literature. Miss Sinclair wrote brightly and wittily, and displayed much skill in characterisation and description. Several of her books were popular in America. Includes a binders stamp from &#39;Raithby and Lawrence&#39; in Leicester. Condition: In a half long grain morocco binding withmarbled boards. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places with wear to the top and tail of the spine. Internally, firmly bound andlightly age toned with spotting and some dusting to the text block edge. Overall Condition: GOOD..

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        Paul et Virginie 1838

      L. Curmer, Paris, France 1838 - 1838 Paul et Virginie Wonderful engravings Red half leather and boards and marbled end papers. Steel engravings single-side with tissue guards, including frontispiece and engraved title pages. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Chimie minérale et analyses de substances minérales, extraits publiés par M. P. B. Travaux de 1835, 1836 et 1837

      Carilian-Goeury, Paris 1838 - In-8. [203 x 122 mm] Collation : (4), 390, 300, (26) pp., 1 planche dépliante hors-texte. Demi-basane marron foncé, dos orné, tranches mouchetées. (Reliure de l'époque.). On joint : - BERTHIER, P. Chimie minérale et analyses de substances minérales. Travaux de 1838, 1839 et 1840. Paris, Carilian-Goeury, Valmont, 1841. In-8 de (4), 431, (19), 374, (14) pp., 4 planches dépliantes hors-texte. Même reliure. Très rare. Réunion de mémoires rassemblés par Berthier. On y trouve des textes de Thomson, Rose, Laurent, Berzelius, Kersten, Berthier et beaucoup d'autres. Pierre Berthier (1782-1861) "analysed kaolin, pioneered in locating deposits of native phosphates for use in agriculture, analyzed dozens of minerals and metalliferous ores, and discovered several new mineral species, including bauxite and Berthierite. Berthier is credited with knowing, before Mitscherlichors-textes work on isomorphism, that substances that are chemically different may have the same crystalline form and may even cocrystallize." DSB 2, 72. Des rousseurs. Cachet de bibliothèque. Manque à Cole, Duveen.

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        Ludwig Tieck's gesammelte Novellen. - 14 Bände [Bändchen] in 8 Bänden. - Band 1: Erstes Bändchen: Der Wassermensch. - Der Mondsüchtige. - Zweites Bändchen: Weihnacht-Abend. - Das Zauberschloß. - Uebereilung. -- Band 2: Drittes Bändchen: Der Gelehrte. - Die Ahnenprobe. - Viertes Bändchen: Der wiederkehrende griechische Kaiser. -- Band 3: Fünftes Bändchen: Eine Sommerreise. - Sechstes Bändchen: Die Wundersüchtigen. - Pietro von Abano. -- Band 4: Siebentes Bändchen: Das alte Buch und die Reise ins Blaue hinein. - Der Alte vom Berge. -- Band 5: Achtes Bändchen: Eigensinn und Laune. - Die Gesellschaft auf dem Lande. -- Band 6: Neuntes Bändchen: Der Schutzgeist. - Die Klausenburg. -- Band 7: Neue Folge. Erstes Bändchen: Des Lebens Überfluß. - Der

      Breslau: im Verlage bei Josef Max und Komp. 1838-1842. - Einbände leicht berieben und etwas angestaubt. Vorsätze etwas leimschattig. Seiten teils leicht gebräunt und/oder mit kleineren braunen Flecken. Ecken teilweise leicht bestoßen. Handschriftlicher Besitzvermerk in Bleistift auf den fliegenden Vorsatzpapieren. - Band 7 mit vereinzelten Anstreichungen in Bleistift. - Insgesamt gut erhaltene Exemplare der vollständigen und dekorativen Ausgabe. - (Goedeke, VI, 43, 123). Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2800 8° (17,5 - 22,5 cm). Dekorative Halblederbände der Zeit mit jeweils farbigem Rückenschild, Filetenvergoldung sowie Marmorpapierbezug und gesprengeltem Schnitt.[Hardcover / fest gebunden]. Insgesamt 8 Bände (Novellen; vollständig); 2. Auflage., vermehrt und verbessert.

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        A Course of Military Surveying; Including Instructions for Sketching in the Field, Plan Drawing, Levelling, Military Reconnoissance, etc

      John Nichols, Milton Press, 1838. John Nichols, Milton Press, 1838. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo. Rebound in modern cloth boards with gold gilt stamping. 16 plates, several of which are fold out maps. Very Good. Shows some pencil notations (ONLY pencil, no ink whatsoever), the name "Jackson" on the side fore edge, several pages lightly stained without obscuring text or design, otherwise the binding is strong and tight, the boards are bright and colorful, and the text and plates are clean and bright. As pictured. Was used as the primary textbook at the illustrious Addiscombe Military Academy. The author was present at Waterloo and sent to St. Helena.

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        Paris-Londres Keepsake Français 1838 Nouvelles Inédites

      Paris: Delloye, Desm?t Cie,1838. Paris: Delloye, Desmé et Cie,1838. French text. Octavo, 238pp., 26 tissue guarded engravings. Contains 24 "nouvelles" by authors including Chateaubriand, Dumas, De Beauvoir. Bound in morocco, with gilt decorations to spine and both boards, all edges gilt. A near Fine copy with just slight rubbing to corners and head and tail of spine. .

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        Gesamtansicht mit der Kirche im Mittelgrund.

      . Lithographie von J.B. Dilger, 1838, 13 x 19 cm..

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        "Markt Tölz". Gesamtansicht mit Isar.

      . Lithographie von J.B. Dilger, 1838, 14 x 20,5 cm.. Aus dem 2. Jahrgang von Johann Baptist Dilgers "Vaterländisches Magazin" von 1838. Die sehr seltene Zeitschrift erschien in nur fünf Jahrgängen. Die ersten beiden Jahre 1837 und 1838 erschienen bei Palm & Enke in Erlangen, die Jahrgänge 1839 bis 1841 bei George Jacquet in München.

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        South America and the Pacific : comprising a journey across the Pampas and the Andes, from Buenos Ayres to Valparaiso, Lima, and Panama; with remarks upon the Isthmus. By the Hon. P. Campbell Scarlett. To which are annexed plans and statements for establishing steam navigation on the Pacific. Volume I only

      London : Publisher; sold also by Gabriel WareÌ&#129;e, Librarian to the British Embassy, Quai Voltaire, Paris 1838 - pp. xii, 314. fronts and one other plate, 1 pull-out map in text, 1 rear fold-out map. 8vo hardcover in original publisher's dark-lilac ribbed cloth; front has gilt motif of lassooing gaucho, spine has gilt lettering and gilt eagle above horseback gaucho; blind-stamped decorations on front and back; rough-cut edges anf light-yellow end-papers. VERY GOOD condition. binding is clean and quite well preserved with all areas of gilt clear and unworn; cloth has light wear to lower fore-corner tips and a few light splits to spine ends; spine ends and fore-corners also bumped; and front has a few light blotches, which mainly affect the top. Inner hinges completely intact and not split, and text block is very firm with all leaves, plates and maps securely held. Leaves also bright and clean, a small number of light specks of foxing to title page; clear plates, frontis has a little age-toning to edges; maps bright and clear, pull-out has a little fraying to lower edge, and rear fold-out map has a couple of fore-edge crease (not affecting detail), and a fold split (easily repaired). Very scarce and a decent copy of volume one. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        "Egern am Tegernsee". Blick über den See auf den Ort, vorne großes Ruderboot.

      . Lithographie von J.B. Dilger, 1838, 14 x 20 cm.. Aus dem 2. Jahrgang von Johann Baptist Dilgers "Vaterländisches Magazin" von 1838. Die sehr seltene Zeitschrift erschien in nur fünf Jahrgängen. Die ersten beiden Jahre 1837 und 1838 erschienen bei Palm & Enke in Erlangen, die Jahrgänge 1839 bis 1841 bei George Jacquet in München.

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        Die Stupa's (Topes) oder die architectonischen Denkmale an der Indo-Baktrischen Königsstraße und die Colosse von Bamiyan. Eine Abhandlung zur Alterthumskunde des Orient, vorgetragen in der Königl. Akademie der Wissenschaften am 6. Februar 1837. Berlin, Nicolaische Buchhandlung 1838. 8° (22 x 13,5 cm). VIII, 272 S. Mit 1 gestochenen, mehrfach gefalteten Karte und zahlreichen Illustrationen auf 8 Tafeln (3 davon gefaltet). Halbleder im Stil d. Zeit mit reicher Rückenvergoldung.

      Berlin, Paris: Nicolaische Buchhandlung, Les Editions d'Art et d'Histoire , 1838, 1939. Erste Ausgabe. - Dinse 447. - Durchgehend etwas gebräunt und in der ersten Hälfte etwas braunfleckig. - Bamyian, eine Karawanenstation an der berühmten Seidenstraße, liegt in Zentral-Afghanistan in der Region Hazarajat. Die zum Kloster gehörenden Buddha-Figuren wurden bereits im 6. Jahrhundert n.Chr. aus dem Sandstein-Fels gemeißelt. Die beiden größten Statuen maßen 53 und 35 Meter in der Höhe. Heute sind nur noch ihre Nischen übrig, da die Statuen im Jahr 2001 unter den Taliban bilderstürmerisch zerstört wurden. - Ritters Abhandlung ist die erste grundlegende Arbeit zu dem Thema und ist heute, nach der Zerstörung der Statuen, eine der wichtigsten Quellen zur buddhistischen Kultur Zentralasiens. - beiliegend: Hackin, Joseph und Ria: Bamian. Führer zu den buddhistischen Höhlenklöstern und Kolossalstatuen. Alleinberechtigte deutsche Ausgabe. Paris, Les Editions d'Art et d'Histoire 1939. 8° (23 x 14 cm). 1 Bl, 68 S., 1 Bl. mit 3 Abb.-Tafeln (1 mehrfach gefaltet) und 11 teils ganzseitigen Abb.-Skizzen im Text. Privater Lederband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und aufmontiertem Orig.-Umschlagtitel auf dem Vorderdeckel. - Sehr genaue und detailreiche Beschreibung der Anlage in Bamiyan, im Vorwort wird ausdrücklich auf Ritters Werk "Die Stupa's" verwiesen. Beide Autoren waren im Jahr 1929 Mitglieder der französischen wissenschaftlichen Expedition in Afghanistan und waren maßgeblich an den Ausgrabungen in Bamiyan, Kakrak und Begram beteiligt. - Stellenweise braunfleckig. - Zwei grundlegende und seltene Werke zu den Buddha-Statuen von Bamiyan, die, obwohl als Weltkulturerbe eingestuft, im Jahr 2001 von den Taliban zerstört wurden..

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        Paul et Virginie Suivi De La Chaumiere Indienne

      Paris; (nd. ca.1838]: Louis Janet; Printed By Jules Didot. Paris; (nd. ca.1838]: Louis Janet; Printed By Jules Didot 393(1)pp. illustrated by Desenne with 5 plates in two states(10 total) and engraved by Blanchard, beautifully bound by Chambolle-duru (Chambolle, Rene-Victor, 1834-1898) dated 1869 (signed binding) in full dark blue morocco decorated in gilt, raised bands with compartments lettered and fully decorated in gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, ribbon marker. Only minor spots of foxing, two early bookplates. A lovely copy with very nice plates. The story of two young lovers attempting to find happiness living a rural life .. Small Octavo.

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        Die Bestürmung von Constantine / Galoppe für das Pianoforte. Notenhandschrift Enns den 24ten März 1840. Titel und 5 Seiten.

      . Quer 4°.. Schönes Exemplar in kräftiger Handschrift. Lanners opus 127 war im Mai 1838 zuerst gedruckt worden. Wenig später war er auf seiner Konzertreise nach Tirol durch Oberösterreich gekommen. Hier eine zeitgenössische Abschrift mit dem Besitzvermerk 'Hudetz' in Bleistift auf dem Titel. Der Architekt Josef Hudetz (1842-1909), ein Schüler van der Nülls, stand mit der Familie von Johann Strauss in Verbindung.

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

      London: Richard Bentley, 1838. London: Richard Bentley,, 1838. 3 volumes, octavo. Original reddish brown fine-diaper cloth, spine in compartments with gilt titles, sides each stamped in blind with an arabesque cartouche, yellow coated endpapers. 24 etched plates by George Cruikshank including the "Fireside" plate (facing p. 313 in vol. III). Slightest touch of fading to spines, sprinkle of spotting to top edge not extending into the text, a very few instances of the beginnings of separation between one or two gatherings, but an exceptional copy in bright cloth, hinges entirely uncracked, text and plates clean and fresh: a fine copy. First edition in cloth; first issue with the Fireside plate. Walter E. Smith explains the bibliographical details in Charles Dickens in the Original Cloth: "when Bentley decided to publish Oliver in book form before its completion in his periodical, Cruikshank had to complete the last few plates in haste. Dickens did not review them until the eve of publication and objected to the Fireside plate ("Rose Maylie and Oliver" [the final plate in vol. III])... Dickens had Cruikshank design a new plate [the Church plate] which retained the same title ... This Church plate was not completed in time for incorporation into the early copies of the book, but it replaced the Fireside plate in later copies... Dickens not only objected to the Fireside plate, but also disliked having "Boz" on the title page. He voiced these objections prior to publication and the plate and title page were changed between November 9 [publication date] and 16.

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        [DOUBLE FORE-EDGE PAINTING]. Poems

      London: Moxon, 1838. London: Moxon, 1838. hardcover. near fine. Illustrated with numerous in-text engravings. 313 pages. 12mo, beautifully bound in contemporary gilt-decorated burgundy morocco, a.e.g. London: Edward Moxon, 1838. Near fine (both hinges repaired). With a magnificent double fore-edge painting depecting Boston & a view of the State House, and New York & a view of City Hall (4 paintings).

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        General dictionary of provincialisms, written with a view to rescue from oblivion the fast fading relics of by-gone days

      Sussex Press: printed and published by Baxter and Son, Lewes 1838 - First edition, 8vo, pp. xxiv, 194, [2] list of subscribers; original blue cloth-backed drab boards, printed paper spine label (worn); some cracking of cloth at hinges, else a very good, unopened copy.Preface includes a brief description of earlier works on provincialisms in England; introduction describes outstanding features of each county's dialect. Kennedy 10643. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Exposition historique et appréciation des secours empruntés par la médecine légale à la physique et à la chimie

      Silbermann, Strasbourg 1838 - In-4. [249 x 197 mm] Collation : (4), 108 pp. Demi-maroquin vert, dos orné, filets d'encadrement sur les plats, tranches dorées. (Reliure de l'époque.). Edition originale de ce petit traité de médecine légale. L'auteur était professeur à Strasbourg, membre de l'Académie de médecine et de 26 (!) sociétés savantes, qu'il cite sur la page de titre. L'ouvrage est dédié à Monsieur Marc, premier médecin du Roi. On retrouve cette dédicace dorée sur le premier plat. Il s'agit certainement de l'exemplaire envoyé par l'auteur à Marc. Autre provenance: Plusieurs ex-libris manuscrits, plus ou moins discrets de "Samalens, Emmanuel, élève du lycée d'Auch. Auch le 26 mars 1858". Exemplaire bien relié. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LA PEAU DE CHAGRIN. Édition illustrée par cent gravures en taille-douce.

      1838 - Paris, Abel Ledoux, sans date [1838]. Grand in-8 (185 X 280) demi-maroquin brun à coins, filet doré sur les plats, dos quatre nerfs ornés d?un large fleuron et deux points dorés, compartiments ornés de fers spéciaux à décor de volutes, filets et points dorés, filets perlés et fleurettes en tête et queue, tête dorée sur témoins, plats de la couverture doublée conservés (Creuzevault); (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre, 402 pages, (1) f. de table des matières. PREMIÈRE ÉDITION ILLUSTRÉE. Elle contient cent vignettes dans le texte, une vignette de titre, des lettres ornées. Illustrations de Baron, Janet-Lange, Gavarni, Français, Marckl, gravées sur acier par Brunellière, Nargeot, Langlois, etc. Cette ?uvre, souvent qualifiée de «conte fantastique», peut être considérée comme le premier vrai roman de Balzac. Exemplaire de remise en vente, l?exemplaire s?étant mal vendu, avec un titre au nom de Ledoux et une nouvelle couverture de ton gris verdâtre, avec une ornementation différente: «Cependant dans ces exemplaires le texte est souvent de premier tirage» (Carteret), ce qui est le cas pour notre exemplaire, qui comporte toutes les remarques requises, excepté la page de titre avec le squelette. EXEMPLAIRE ENRICHI D'ÉPREUVES D'ARTISTES ET TIRAGES À PART : sont joints à l?exemplaire un portrait de Balzac en pied signé Berthall [sic], deux feuillets contenant chacun une épreuve de vignette de l?ouvrage et quatre feuillets sur vélin fort contenant chacun deux vignettes, dont celle du squelette cavalier en tête-de-chapitre page 261. Selon Carteret, ces épreuves d?artiste ont été tirées à part, au moment de la publication. Elles sont d?une «vigueur incomparableet les rares épreuves sur vélin fort [?] sont parfois imprimées à deux vignettes sur le même feuillet, ce qui prouve bien l?intention de l?artiste de procéder à des essais et non à de simples tirages à part». BEL EXEMPLAIRE, non rogné et sans rousseur, avec les plats de la rare couverture gris verdâtre illustrée conservés, dans une séduisante reliure pastiche de Creuzevault. (Carteret, "Le Trésor du bibliophile", III, pp. 41-46 ? Talvart et Place, "Bibliographie des auteurs modernes de langue française (1801-1927)", I-149, 19c ? Brivois, "Bibliographie des ouvrages illustrés du XIXe siècle", 15-16). NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

      London: Chapman and Hall. London: Chapman and Hall. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST BOOK EDITION IN SCARCE PUBLISHER&#39;S DELUXE MOROCCO BINDING, of Dickens&#39;s third published novel; one of his most successful works, establishing his lasting reputation. "The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby had begun its monthly part-issue in March 1838 and was completed in twenty numbers in October 1839. This story, which for thirteen months Dickens wrote alongside Oliver Twist, originated in his determination to expose the scandal of unwanted children consigned to remote and brutal Yorkshire schools; accompanied by Browne, he conducted an on-the-spot midwinter investigation just before beginning to write Nickleby. In this rambling, episodic, often wildly funny book, written very much in the mode of the Smollett novels Dickens had devoured as a child, the Yorkshire school setting is soon left behind, and the gallant young hero and his pathetic protégé, Smike, wander forth to undergo various adventures, both farcical and melodramatic; they are persecuted by Nicholas&#39;s wicked uncle and other villains, who also threaten the virtue of Nicholas&#39;s pure young sister Kate, but all is eventually set right by the benevolent Cheeryble brothers, though they cannot save Smike. The story is rich in unforgettable comic characters like the endlessly garrulous Mrs Nickleby and the strolling player Vincent Crummles and his troupe, and in places it resembles Sketches by Boz in its vivid evocation of particular London neighbourhoods" (Dictionary of National Biography). &#8232; Complete with 40 plates (including frontispiece) by Phiz. Issue points: Nickleby is a notoriously complex book bibliographically. This copy with 36 of 41 first issue points as noted in Smith; including "latter" for "letter" (p. 160) but with "sister" for "visiter" (p.123). Frontispiece and first two plates with Chapman and Hall imprint (first state); third and fourth without imprint. London: Chapman and Hall, 1839. Octavo, original publisher&#39;s green morocco rebacked with original spine laid down. Some rubbing to upper joint of binding; browning to margins of plates (as usual). A very good copy in the very rare publisher&#39;s presentation morocco.

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        A Grammar of the Italian Language

      Florence - Ricordi and Co, 1838. Florence - Ricordi and Co, 1838 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce referential text explaining the grammar and the pronunciation of the Italian language. Featuring a folding table portraying the inflections of the regular verbs. With exercises and various lessons to the rear. Condition: In a half vellum binding with marbled boards and original spine label. Externally, slight rubbing to the boards and light marks to the vellum. Internally, firmly bound with exceptionally bright pages, and generally clean butwith the occasional instances of light foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        A Gazetteer of the Old and New Testaments:

      Edinburgh - The Edinburgh Printing and Publishing Company, 1838. Edinburgh - The Edinburgh Printing and Publishing Company, 1838 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An extremely scarce study of the scriptures, containing examinations of the scientific and geographical details of the Bible. With an introductory essay by William Fleming. Illustrated with numerous folding maps and engraved plates. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In half-calf bindings. Externally, sound, though with some rubbing and fading. Internally, firmly bound. Previous owner&#39;s ink stamps to front pastedowns. Ink signature to title page. Pages are bright, and mainly clean, with just a few instances of foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Four Years in Paraguay: Comprising an Account of that Republic, Under the Dictator Francia. In Two Volumes (with) Vol III. Francia&#39;s Reign of Terror. Being a Sequel to Letters on Paraguay

      London, 1838, 1839. London, 1838, 1839. b/w frontispieces, folding hand colored map. 3 vols. xxvii, (1), 359;x, 342; xvi, 400 pp. First edition, with the first edition of the third volume which was printed a year later. Written as a series of letters from two Scottish merchants about the country - including coastal and river navigation - and about the political turmoil that occurred there as General Gaspar Francia ruthlessly carved out an independent Paraguay. &#147;They contain some striking descriptions of the state of the country and of the curious events which were taking place. They were popular works in their day and left a strong impress upon popular opinion.&#148; - Larned 4087. The authors were astute and sophisticated observers (one section is headed &#147;Malthusian Economy&#148;) who actually witnessed most of the events they report on. See also Sabin 71963, 71964. Beautifully bound by Riviere in Half morocco over boards, all edges gilt. A Fine set.

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        (UNGE, OTTO SEBASTIAN von)

      Dikter i bunden och obunden stil. Af en gammal bekant. Sthlm, Z. Haeggström, 1838. 8:o. V,(1 blank),114 s. Brunt halvmarokängbd med rikt guldornerad rygg (Hedberg, 1963). Övre stänkt snitt, övriga snitt endast putsade. Pärmarna lite bågnade. Det gröna tryckta omslaget medbundet och med liten lagning och fläck. Inlagan delvis lagerfläckig. Liten reva i övre marginalen på s. 12, yttermarginalen på s. 19-20 lagad och fuktfläckar i marginalen på s. 99-114. Med Gunnar Brusewitz namnteckning och exlibris.. Innehåller dikter och kortare prosastycken. Gunnar Brusewitz har ägnat Otto Sebastian von Unge (1797-1849) ett kapitel i "Den nöjsamma nyttigheten" där han anför honom som ett exempel på de författare "som av mer eller mindre svårbegriplig anledning blivit våra ständiga följeslagare genom livet" och tillägger: "Som skald - han gav ut två smärre diktsamlingar - vårdslösade han versformen så till den grad att hans poesi fick ett drag av dilettantism. Han struntade i elegansen, budskapet var det väsentligaste."

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        SCHILLERS SAMMTLICHE WERTE in Zwolf Banden (Vols. I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, X, XII, Complete 12 Volume Set )

      Berlag Der J. G. Gotta 'schen Buchhandlung, Stuttgart Und Tubingen 1838 - GERMAN TEXT. Complete Set of 12 Volumes / Zwolf Banden. In contemporary Half-Leather Bindings with Red Marbled Boards and Leather Corners. Gilt Lettering and Decoration to spines. All Page Edges Gilt and Decorated with Stars. All Title Pages dated 1838. Band I illustrated with a double Frontispiece, an engraved illustration of a full length statue of Schiller opposite an engraved Portrait, with yellow tissue guard between. The other volumes have a Single Full Page Frontipiece illustration except for Band V which has none. Other Full-Page Engraved Plates with the text protected by yellow tissue guards. Dramatic Works include Willhelm Tell & Macbeth. Band I has 459 Pages + publisher's adverts and 1 Full-Page Plate. Band II, 502 Pages and 2 Plates. Band III, 439 Pages. Band IV, 402 Pages. Band V, 504 Pages and 3 Plates. Band VI, 436 Pages and 1 Plate. Band VII, 370 Pages. Band VIII, 464 Pages and 1 Plate. Band IX, 500 Pages. Band X, 478 Pages. Band XI, 499 Pages. Band XII, 436 Pages. 5 7/8" Tall. Set Weighs 3.4 Kilos. Included with this set is an antique Postcard Dated 1900 with a fine Portrait of Schiller, which was sent to the previous owner of these books, Mrs Harvey. Edge wear to boards and a little chipping. 11 small pieces of leather missing from spines (see photos). Leather split downs sides of spines on most volumes and 14 boards are detached but all are present. Text Blocks Firm. No inscriptions except a tiny name "E. Harvey 1842" at the top of one free endpaper, and a few small marginal notes in one volume. A few pages have some light foxing or occasional ink stain, most are in very good, clean condition. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Lehre von den Urbarmachungen, oder: Beschreibung und Erklärung aller Urbarmachungen und Grundverbesserungen, welche die Sümpfe, Brüche, Hochmoore, Teiche, Haiden, Wüstungen, Wälder, Sandschollen, Dünen, felsigen Gründe, Aecker, Wiesen und Weiden betreffen.

      Leipzig 1838, Verlag von J. A. Baumgärtner.. 8°. 21x13 cm. Brauner Originalhalblederband mit Lederecken, goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf rotem Rückenschild sowie etwas goldgeprägter Rückenverzierung und Dreiseitenrotschnitt. Signatur in Tinte auf dem Titelblatt, rückseitig mit Vorbesitzer- und Ausgesondert-Stempel einer Berliner Universität, ebenso auf hinterem Vorsatz. XXX, 448 Seiten mit sechs mehrfach gefalteten Kupfertafeln mit jeweils vielen Figuren sowie Lesebändchen. Seite 245/246 mit 1x2cm Eckabriss ohne Textverlust. Gut erhaltenes, sauberes Exemplar.. Im Inhalt über: Entwässerung und Trockenlegung der Felder . / Anfertigung offener Gräben / unterirdische und verdeckte Wasserzüge ( Fontanellen, Dohlen, Unterdrains) / Anfertigung unterirdischer Abzüge / Einrichtung verdeckter Abzüge / Geräthschaften / Unterirdische Röhren und Canäle / Correction des Laufes der Flüsse / #M10817

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