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        Thoughts on Convict Management , and other subjects connected with the Australian Penal Colonies

      J.C. MacDougall, Hobart 1838 - Octavo, half-title and errata slip both present, occasional mild foxing yet a very good copy in recent polished calf, bookplate. The rare Hobart edition. Scarce Hobart-printed work on convicts and gaols published in 1838. The author, considered a forefather of modern theories of imprisonment, argues against the brutality of incarceration. Maconochie's direct style gives a marvellous introduction to the subject and the book is full of interesting evidence and anecdotes based on his own observations. Maconochie joined the Royal Navy at the age of 16 and served with distinction in the Napoleonic Wars. A career naval officer, his long and varied career included four years as superintendent of the Norfolk Island penal settlement. In 1838 he published this account critical of the treatment of convicts, proposing radical changes to the existing system. Maconochie believed that imprisoning people as a form of retribution was not only reprehensible but also ineffective. To this end he argued that prisoners should not receive fixed sentences, but earn their release upon completion of set tasks and evidence of moral regeneration. The sheets of this book were printed in Hobart in 1838; some were sent to London for a separate issue of 1839 with a different title. This Hobart-printed and published work is much preferred, and this copy has the interesting half-title which reads simply "Australiana" - was the book intended as part of a longer series?

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Gen. Holt. The Leader of the Irish Rebels

      London: Henry Colburn, 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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        Historia de la Real Casa de Maternidad de esta ciudad

      Havana, 1838. First Edition. A pres. bdg. A very good copy printed on heavy paper; one onlay on the rear cover has some damage. sm. 4to. A frontis. and eng. vignette on the title; 3 fldg. tables. The Real Casa de Maternidad, founded in 1830, was the successor to the Casa Cuna founded in 1711. The first part of this book provides a history of the Casa Cuna and the sources of funding for the Real Casa. The balance of the book is supporting documents on the operations of the Real Casa. The documents provide an invaluable archive of information: unmarried women were to be housed during the last two months of their pregnancy; no questions were to be asked of individuals who wanted to leave their children at the Real Casa; the rules for keeping the children are clearly laid out. A group of documents ( pp. 261 - 280 ) suggests that there was an urgent debate over whether to admit non-Caucasian children. Finally there are descriptions of the decorations and paintings at the home. The tables provide sample records for expenses. The binding on the book is exceptional. It is contemp. crimson morocco, both covers are richly gilt with floral rolls; the front cover bears a small gilt stamp of Spanish arms. Each corner of the front and rear cover has a black morocco inlay with a gilt design.; edges of the boards are milled gilt; inner dentelles gilt. The binding has a somewhat ' provincial ' look and may well be Cuban. It is clear from bibliographic entries cited that none of the authors had seen a complete copy (or any copy? ) of this book. Palau, # 380196 - calling for only 324 pp.; Sabin # 106303 - calling for only two tables; Trelles II, # 186 - calling for only 417 pp.

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        Akademiestudie eines Jünglings. Bleistift.

      1838.. Auf festem gelblichem Velin. 44 x 26 cm.. Blattfüllende Studie des Jünglings als stehende Ganzfigur im Dreiviertelprofil. Wobei Kopf, Rumpf und Oberarme voll ausgeführt wurden. Die ganze Figur ist von einer festen Umrißlinie begrenzt. - Mit einer alten Zuschreibung "Cornelius 24/12.38." und der Nr. "33". - Durchgehend schwach braunfleckig. Im Rand mit schwachen Knickspuren.

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        The Cherokee Land Lottery, Containing A Numerical List of the Names of the Fortunate Drawers in Said Lottery, With an Engraved Map of Each District

      New York: Harper and Brothers, 1838. First Edition. Leather_bound. Good +. First Edition. Leather_bound. 8vo. vii, 414pp., 4pp ads. Pages 1,2 of publisher advertisements inserted before title page and pages 3,4 of ads inserted after the appendix page. 59 plates. Brown calf leather binding with gilt stamped title on red leather label on spine. Rear joint split lower spine. Light edge wear to boards. Leather spine is dry, scratched and slightly darkened. End sheets browned. Light to moderate scattered foxing to pages. Maps were drawn by James Smith and printed by N Currier's lith N. Y.Willingham and Harwell Georgiana #30. On the front paste down is the book plate of Georgia historian Charles C. Jones Jr.

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        EL SENOR COMISIONADO POR EL SUPREMO GOBIERNO D. ANDRES CATILLERO, QUE ARRIBO AL PUNTO DE SANTA BARBARA EN LA GOLETA CALIFORNIA EL DIA 15 DEL CORRIENTE, ME DICE CON FECHA 17 DEL MISMO LO SIGUIENTE

      Sonoma [Ca.]. Nov. 27, 1838.. [2]pp. on a 12 1/2 x 8 1/2-inch sheet. Old folds. A few light fox marks. Near fine. In a cloth slipcase and cloth chemise, gilt leather spine label. A rare and significant early California imprint, officially recognizing the political regime installed by the California revolutionaries of 1836. In that year Juan Alvarado and his "Californio" cohorts, including Alvarado's uncle, Mariano Vallejo, staged a successful revolt against the centralized authority of the Mexican state. Vallejo was named the military commander of California, and Alvarado the governor. This broadsheet reports the official recognition by the Mexican Republic of the appointments of Alvarado and Vallejo in those roles. They had technically held those positions "illegally" since the 1836 revolt against the central Mexican government. This copy of the broadsheet does not contain the seal of the Comandancia General de la Alta California and the woodcut eagle of Mexico called for by Cowan, and Howell noted that it is likely an "early proof copy, possibly unique." This is one of only thirteen products of the original Zamorano press printed during its short stay in Sonoma. Cowan writes that "about the middle of the year 1837, for some reason not well known, the press was removed to Sonoma, where it was directly under the supervision of General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo. Who the printer was does not appear, but during his lifetime the general frequently stated that he sometimes did the press-work himself." We are able to locate only six other copies of this broadsheet. There are copies at the Huntington Library, Bancroft Library, and Yale. Thomas W. Streeter had a copy, which sold at his sale in 1968 for $1200 and is now at the California State Library. Robert Cowan located his own copy, as well as a copy in the archives of the office of the United States Surveyor-General at San Francisco. John Howell offered the present copy in his catalogue 50 in 1979, priced $2500, and it now reappears on the market, thirty years later. Rare and important. STREETER SALE 2488. HOWELL 50:239 (this copy). COWAN, SPANISH PRESS, p.25. GREENWOOD 50. FAHEY 48. HARDING 48.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Annali urbani di Venezia.

      co’ tipi del Gondoliere,, Venezia, 1838 - Cm. 24, pp. (8) 213 (3). Con 17 belle tavole in litografia di cui 4 di ritratti e 13 di vedute, scorci e scene storiche. Leg. coeva in mezza pelle, piatti e sguardie marmorizzati. Abili restauro al dorso e qualche fioritura sparsa, ma genuino e ben conservato. Tiratura limitata a 1.000 esemplari. Opera dall’affascinante apparato iconografico dai disegni di Pividor, Chevalier e altri. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        Oliver Twist

      Richard Bentley 1838 - Dickens, Charles. Oliver Twist. London, Richard Bentley, 1838. 3 volumi in-8°, legati in piena pelle rossa, dorsi a nervi con tassello e fregi in oro, piani con riquadro e una grande bordura aurea. Vol. I: (4), 331, (5) pp. e 9 tavole f.t. Vol. II: (4), 307, (1) pp. e 7 tavole f.t. Vol. III: (2), 313, (1) pp. e 8 tavole f.t. Tutte le tavole sono incise in litografia da George Cruikshank (1792-1878), famoso artista inglese. Bellissimo esemplare della rara edizione originale. Houfe, Diction. of British book illustrators, p. 273. Manca al Lowndes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Topographie des Erzherzogthums Oesterreich, oder Darstellung der Entstehung der Städte, Märkte, Dörfer und ihrer Schicksale;... Das Decanat Groß-Gerungs und das Stift Zwettl. Wien, F. Wimmer 1838. 8°. XXIII., 354 S. 3 Bll. mit 3 lithogr. Ansichten (auf 2 Tafeln) u. 1 (gef.) lithogr. Karte, marmor. Ppbd. d. Zt. mit Rsch.

      . . Freisinger 312 - Nebehay-W. 135, II. Abt. Band 3.- Darnaut "Kirchliche Topographie von Österreich" Bd.16.- Mit Beiträgen u.a. über Großgerungs, Zwettl, Siebenlinden, Wurrmbrand, Obernkirchen, Schönbach, Rapotenstein, Kirchbach, Rosenau.- Die Ansichten zeigen: "Ramsau" u. Markt Gerungs" (auf 1 Tafel), "Altmelon" sowie einer Karte des Decanats Gerungs.- Titel gestempelt, Tafel gebräunt, Ebd. gering berieben, insges. schönes, kaum fleckiges Ex.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller]
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        Reise in Abyssinien. Erster Teil (von 2).

      Frankfurt/M: Eigenverlag, 1838. EA.. XVI, 434 S., späterer priv. Ppbd., Name auf Vorsatz, innen gut. Sehr selten.. Im Anschluß an die Herausgabe des zoologischen Werkes: Neue Wirbelthiere zur Fauna von Abyssinien entschloß sich E.Rüppell doch noch den vorliegenden Reisebericht zu veröffentlichen, der sich an ein breiteres Publikum wendet. Das Manuskript basiert im wesentlichen auf seinem Tagebuch und enstand bereits direkt nach seiner zweijährigen Reise im Jahre 1834. (Die RUHR.Antiquaria 2014 findet am 9. November in Wattenscheid statt; näheres unter www.antiquariatsmarkt.de).

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        "SCHLOSSHOF ZU CADOLZBURG." Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Klaus, aus: "Alterthümer und Kunstdenkmale des Erlauchten Hauses Hohenzollern" von Rudolph Freiherr von Stillfried. 1838. 31:24,2 cm.

      1838. Blick in den Innenhof der Hauptburg..

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        EL SENOR COMISIONADO POR EL SUPREMO GOBIERNO D. ANDRES CATILLERO, QUE ARRIBO AL PUNTO DE SANTA BARBARA EN LA GOLETA CALIFORNIA EL DIA 15 DEL CORRIENTE, ME DICE CON FECHA 17 DEL MISMO LO SIGUIENTE.

      Sonoma [Ca.]. Nov. 27, 1838. - [2]pp. on a 12 1/2 x 8 1/2-inch sheet. Old folds. A few light fox marks. Near fine. In a cloth slipcase and cloth chemise, gilt leather spine label. A rare and significant early California imprint, officially recognizing the political regime installed by the California revolutionaries of 1836. In that year Juan Alvarado and his "Californio" cohorts, including Alvarado's uncle, Mariano Vallejo, staged a successful revolt against the centralized authority of the Mexican state. Vallejo was named the military commander of California, and Alvarado the governor. This broadsheet reports the official recognition by the Mexican Republic of the appointments of Alvarado and Vallejo in those roles. They had technically held those positions "illegally" since the 1836 revolt against the central Mexican government. This copy of the broadsheet does not contain the seal of the Comandancia General de la Alta California and the woodcut eagle of Mexico called for by Cowan, and Howell noted that it is likely an "early proof copy, possibly unique." This is one of only thirteen products of the original Zamorano press printed during its short stay in Sonoma. Cowan writes that "about the middle of the year 1837, for some reason not well known, the press was removed to Sonoma, where it was directly under the supervision of General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo. Who the printer was does not appear, but during his lifetime the general frequently stated that he sometimes did the press-work himself." We are able to locate only six other copies of this broadsheet. There are copies at the Huntington Library, Bancroft Library, and Yale. Thomas W. Streeter had a copy, which sold at his sale in 1968 for $1200 and is now at the California State Library. Robert Cowan located his own copy, as well as a copy in the archives of the office of the United States Surveyor-General at San Francisco. John Howell offered the present copy in his catalogue 50 in 1979, priced $2500, and it now reappears on the market, thirty years later. Rare and important. STREETER SALE 2488. HOWELL 50:239 (this copy). COWAN, SPANISH PRESS, p.25. GREENWOOD 50. FAHEY 48. HARDING 48.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Porträt einer jungen Frau., Bleistift, mit Deckweiß gehöht.

      1838 - Signiert, datiert und bezeichnet "Zur freundlichen Erinnerung, an E. Magnus, 22 April 1838". Auf leichtem Karton. Fein gezeichnetes Frauenportrait als Hüftbild im Profil, der Kopf im Dreiviertelprofil dem Betrachter zugewandt. Die gewischten Partiel verleihen dem Bildnis seine weiche, schmeichelnde Ausstrahlung und unterstreichen die Jugendlichkeit der Dargestellten. - Der geschätzte Berliner Bildnismaler E. Magnus war ein Sohn von J. M. Magnus, des Gründers des Bankhaus Magnus. Mit seinem Werk hat er ein Abbild der großbürgerlichen Gesellschaft und des geistigen und künstlerischen Berlins überliefert. - Verso mit Umrißzeichnung der Dargestellten in Bleistift und Aquarell. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        Oliver Twist; or, the Parish BoyÕs Progress. By Ã’Boz.Ó In Three Volumes

      London: Richard Bentley, 1838. 3 vols, 12mo, [i-vi, includes List of Illustrations], [1]-331, [332-336]; [i-iv], [1]-307, [308]; [i-iv], [1]-315, [316] pp. 24 engraved illustrations by George Cruikshank, 1 as frontispiece to each volume. Some imprints trimmed. With half-titles in vols. I and II; no half-title called for in vol. III. The single-leaf list of illustrations in vol. I found only in some copies is present in this set. Original light-brown fine-diaper cloth with central blindstamped arabesque design. Backstrips lettered in gilt and include the Bentley imprint at feet (Carter binding variant B). Bindings show some rubbing, sunfading and spotting, backstrips a bit sunfaded and discolored, the crowns unobtrusively reinforced. Edges untrimmed. Original pale-yellow endpapers, text with intermittent spotting -- the plates in vol. III with quite a bit more discoloration and spotting than in the remainder of the volumes. Very good. First edition, first issue, with the title page credited as Boz instead of Dickens and with the Fireside plate facing p. 312 in vol. III. Correct first state copies of Oliver Twist in their original cloth are scarce and a cornerstone in any Dickens collection. Publication of the serial in BentleyÕs Miscellany began in 1837, and Ã’when Bentley decided to publish Oliver Twist in book form before its completion in his periodical, Cruikshank was forced to complete the last few plates in haste. Dickens did not review them until the eve of publication and objected to the Ã’FiresideÓ plateÉand also disliked having Ã’BozÓ on the titlepage. He voiced these objections prior to the publication and the plate and the titlepage were changed between November 9 and 16Ó (Smith, 34). Page 164 in vol. III exists in two states: this copy in the first state with Ã’pilasterÓ unchanged. The plates are here bound in to face pp. 29, 48, 98, 132, 152, 186, 248, and 302 in volume one; pp. 61, 130, 151, 196, 262, and 296 in volume two; and pp. 20, 30, 105, 165, 215, 296, and 312 in volume three. Smith 4; Eckel, pp. 59-62. & & Provenance: The Caroline Boeing Poole Collection, sold by Bernard M. Rosenthal in 1977 to the current consignor.&

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        Le fabbriche e i monumenti cospicui di Venezia

      Venice: Guiseppe Antonelli 1838 - In two volumes. Large Folio. Contemporary half-morocco. Vol. I: 132 pp., 127 plates; volume II: 141 pp., 131 plates. Second edition. An exhaustive survey of Venetian architecture by Cicognara, Antonio Diedo, and Giannantonio Selva, with each of the three authors responsible for the selection, representation, and notes for specific buildings. There are measured drawings, plans, and elevations for religious and domestic building, including the Palazzo Griman, Palazzo Ducale, the Basilica Di S. Marce, Tempo Di S. Giorgo Maggiore, and many more. Cicognana was President of the Accademia delle Belle Art at Venice, and was one of the great book collectors of the early nineteenth century. Some cover wear; however, the text is fresh and clean and the plates are bright and as white as the day they were printed. Text is Italian. Rare, especially in such fine condition. Together the books weight 38 lbs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Fores' Correct Representation of The State Procession on the Occasion of the August Ceremony of her Majesty's Coronation, June 28th, 1838

      London: Messrs. Fores (Fores' Sporting & Fine Print Repository and Frame Manufactory), 1838. First edition. Half Calf, Marbled Boards, Cloth Insert Slipcase . Good. A fabulous very long hand-colored leporello, or concertina, capturing the pomp and pageantry of the procession marking the coronation of Queen Victoria. In the age before photos, this souvenir impressively reproduced the entirety of the affair, or something very close to it, and it unquestionably served as a template for later such occasions. The leporello is 1720 by 11 cm, or over 700 inches long. It unfolds by opening from the center, with half to the left, half to the right. The leporello fits into a custom-made cloth slipcase, around which a half calf binder (with marbled boards) enfolds in a rather novel, attractive style of binding system. The outer panels on both sides are heavily soiled and foxed, as is the centerpiece, which lies on the inside of the spine. By the hinges there are abrasion losses, and the centerpiece has cracks running down vertically with trivial losses, and some minor blistering besides. Most of the panels have light soiling but are nonetheless quite bright and always attractive. The original outer casing and title is gone. Missing also is the title tab rendered in French on the left end of the leporello; the tab on the right side rendered in English is present. Happily, the entire leporello is backed with canvas to give it extra strength.

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        Patent for Improvement in the Life Preserver

      Document Signed, as Secretary of State, issued to John J. White, Patent for improvement on the life preserver. Washington, April 7, 1838.John Forsyth (1780-1841) lawyer, statesman. Born in Fredericksburg, Virginia, graduated Princeton (1799), served as Attorney General of Georgia (1808); Congressman (Democrat) from Georgia (1813-18, 1823-27); U.S. Senator (1818, 1829,-34); U.S. Secretary of State (1834-41). Also served as minister to Spain, 1819-22 securing ratification of the treaty of 1819. Governor of Georgia 1827-29. Repudiating early states? rights leanings, he became a staunch supporter of President Jackson. Voted against the tariff of 1832, but opposed Georgia?s nullification convention. As Secretary of State, Forsyth secured French indemnity payments owing under the treaty of 1831 and stalled on the issue of Texas annexation and recognition.

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        New Zealand: Being a Narrative of Travels and Adventures During a Residence in that Country between the Years 1831 and 1837 (2 Volumes)

      London: Richard Bentley, 1838 Volume I: xii, [1] 403 pp. 6 b/w plates. Folding map. *As Found; all plates & map from each volume are gathered in volume one. Volume II: vi, 441 pp. Errata. Page 435 incorrectly follows pg, 440. Rebound in brown cloth with red leather title labels. J.S. Polack (1807-1882) lived in New Zealand during 1831-37 and 1840-50. As an enterprising businessman and land speculator, Polack traded in timber and flax and in 1835 set up the countries first brewery. He also learned the Maori language and warned against the destructive effects of unorganized European settlement on Maori society, while arguing the benefits of systematic colonization. This two volume work, published in 1838, was the first of two successful books Polack published about his experiences in New Zealand, and is still regarded as an important and impartial source about the period immediately before the Treaty of Waitangi. The Treaty, signed in 1840, established a British Governor of New Zealand, recognised Maori ownership of their lands and other properties, and gave the Maori the rights of British subjects. Volume I outlines the discovery of the islands, their climate, geology, fauna and population. Volume II focuses on Maori material culture, traditional beliefs, and warfare (including lurid reports of cannibalism), and on the early interactions of Maori and Europeans through the trade missions and whaling. . First Edition. 8vo. Near Fine/No Jacket. Hard Cover.

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        Journal of an Exploring Tour Beyond the Rocky Mountains , under the direction of the A.B.C.F.M. performed in the years 1835, '36, and '37

      Ithaca, New York: Published by the Author, 1838. Octavo, with an engraved plate and a large folding map of the Oregon Territory; an excellent copy in polished calf, ornately gilt, by Lloyd; armorial bookplate. First edition: a most attractive copy in a handsome binding. Parker's exploring party was appointed by the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, and as Sabin says (quoting the North American Review), 'a leading object of exploration was "to become acquainted with the situation of the remote Indian tribes, and their disposition in regard to teachers of Christianity…"'. The book contains considerable information on geology, geography, climate, and manners and customs of the natives, as well as additional information on the Columbia River and the Oregon Territory. There is also a vocabulary of English words and their equivalents in Indian languages (Nez Perce, Klicatat, Calapooa, and Chenook). Parker (1779-1866) accompanied the party from Council Bluffs to Walla Walla. Graff says (and Wheat concurs) that 'the map is the earliest… of the Oregon interior with a pretense to accuracy…'.

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        Ortler

      . Der Orteles von der Malser Haide aus gesehen. Tonlithographie v. Popp aus "Ansichten von Tyrol und Salzburg". München, liter. artist. Anstalt 1838-41, 26 x 39 cm - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Nebehay-W. 55 / 13. - Selten! -

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        OLIVER TWIST; OR, THE PARISH BOY'S PROGRESS. In Three Volumes.

      Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, London 1838 - 3 volumes. First issue of the 1st edition. 12mo., [Vol.1]331; [Vol.2] 307; [Vol.3] 315pp., illustrated with 24 frontispieces and plates. Bound in full morocco, with boards single lined in gilt. The six compartment spines are decorated with a five leaf flower in each compartment, and title and volume number in gilt. Edge dentelles. a.e.g. Tips very lightly rubbed. Spines sunned, with joints lightly rubbed. Some loss of gilt to the spine's lettering. New paste downs and added end papers. Each volume's title page, and volume 1's half title page have been stamped with an oval stamp. These stamps show signs of having been attempted to be erased. It is my belief, when coupled with the new paste downs and end papers, that this set was formerly an ex-library set, with an attempt to remove all library markings. Each volume contains a laid in slip showing it was "Purchased at The Old Curiosity Shop; Immortalized by Charles Dickens.", probably in the 1980's. Generally very clean internally, with an occasional blemish or bit of foxing. While very likely an ex-library set, it is still Very Good, in an attractive full leather binding. **** Dicken's second novel. Issue points for first printing: ' By "BOZ" on each volume's title page. The reverse of the half-title leaf from volume one advertises Dickens¿s new work, BARNABY RUDGE. The presence of ¿Fireside Plate¿ in volume 3, indicates a first issue of the first edition. The plate was cancelled in later issues. Note: The three volume set was released before the serial edition was completed.**** [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Civil Code of The State of Louisiana; With Annotations

      1838. The First Annotated Edition of the Louisiana Civil Code [Louisiana]. Upton, Wheelock S. Jennings, Needler R. Civil Code of the State of Louisiana; With Annotations. By Authority. New Orleans: E. Johns & Co., 1838. [vi], [v]-xl, 536, [2], 51 pp. Octavo (9-1/2" x 6"). Contemporary calf, blind fillets to boards, lettering piece, raised bands and blind fillets to boards. Some rubbing to extremities, corners bumped, a few minor stains and light rubbing to boards, front hinge cracked, rear hinge starting, front free endpaper detached, a few leaves partially detached, a few signatures loose. Light toning to text, occasional light foxing. Early owner signatures and stamps (of Samuel Dalton and Thom. B. Percy) to preliminaries, contemporary annotations in a few places, interior otherwise clean. * First edition. In 1822 Derbigny, Livingston and Lislet were commissioned to revise the 1808 compilation of territorial laws. The result of their effort was the Civil Code of 1825. Also issued in a bilingual French-English format, Upton and Jennings's edition of that code is significant because it was the first to include annotations. Marvin, Legal Bibliography 476. Babbitt, Hand-List of Legislative Sessions and Session Laws 138.

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        Die Inspection Freiberg als dritte Abtheilung von Sachsens Kirchen-Galerie. 2. Band, Lieferungen 38 - 70 separat.

      Dresden: Hermann Schmidt, 1838.. 4°. Brauner Halblederband der Zeit mit einem goldgeprägten Rückentitel auf einem grünen Rückenschild und einem grünen Dreiseitenschnitt. Seiten 149-208 (zweispaltig gesetzt) mit insgesamt 64 einfarbigen Tafeln sowie einer mehrfach gefalteten Tafel mit 9 einfarbigen Abbildungen von 'Freiberg und seinen Kirchen'. Der Einband ist minimal berieben und bestoßen. Die Seiten und die Tafeln sind minimal braunfleckig. Auf dem Titelblatt befindet sich eine Vorbesitzersignatur in Tinte. Collationiertes, gutes Exemplar.. #FL6300

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        The Novels of Jane Austen

      Carey, Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia 1838 - Carey, Lea and Blanchard's 1838 edition of the Novels of Jane Austen. This is Volume 1, only, of a 2-volume set. This book has been rebound. Pages are foxed. Otherwise, most of the pages are in decent shape, considering the age. However, 20 or so pages have been eaten away at, probably by a silverfish or the like (see photos). Carey, Lea and Blanchard was the first publishing house in the US to acquire the rights to all of Austen's works, hence their 2 volume, comprehensive publication. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Copy of a Despatch from Lieut.-Governor Sir John Franklin, to Lord Glenelg... relative to the present system of Convict Discipline in Van Diemen's Land

      London: by Order of Parliament, 1838. Tall quarto, fine in an attractive red crushed morocco binding by Sangorski, spine in raised bands with gilt lettering. Franklin on Tasmania. Detailed report on convict management prepared shortly after the arrival of Governor Sir John Franklin in Van Diemen's Land. This report, issued at the beginning of Franklin's rule, amasses information relating to the system created by the Governor George Arthur (whose regulations are here printed over 11 pages) and is a useful resource for the convict history of Tasmania. It includes testimonials and documents submitted by most of the major players in the penal system, including men who later became bitter enemies of the new Governor. The report incorporates an evaluation of convict discipline by Captain Alexander Maconochie who travelled from Britain to serve as Franklin's private secretary. Although dismissed in 1838, Maconochie later served as Superintendent of Norfolk Island and is regarded as the most enlightened penal reformer working in Australia during the transportation era. The lengthy appendices to this volume are a goldmine of detailed biographical and statistical information for the year 1837, detailing pardons, tickets of leave, the sentencing of recidivist convicts and much more.

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        Manuskriptplan, " Tipo rappresentante le Terme di Abano".

      . Manuskriptplan n. Pietro Veri, dat. 1838, 41 x 60,5. Sorgfältiger Plan der Bäderanlagen von Abano Terme, vor 1930 Abano Bagni. Am rechten Rand Erklärungen, unten rechts die Signatur des Künstlers.

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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

      Stirling: E. Johnstone, 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.

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        GRÖNLANDS HISTORISKE MINDESMAERKER,

      . udgivne af Det kongelige nordiske Oldskrift-Selskab. 3 vols. Kbhvn. 1838-45. Med 10 litografier samt to foldede kort. XVI + 797 + 791 + 950 s. Ekspl. pa ekstra svaert papir. Bd. 1 og 2 indbundet i samtidigt halvlaerredsbind med paklaebet titelfeldt af papir. Bd. 3 uindbundet. Udgaet fra Hans Majestaet Kongens Haandbibliotek.<br>With 10 lithographs and two folding plates. Copy on extra thick paper. Vol. 1 and 2 bound in compt. halfcloth with paperlabel. Vol. 3 unbound. From His Royal Highness the Kings Library. * Bd. I og II indeholder sagaer og skjaldedigtining, bd. III indeholder historiske optegnelser, rejsebeskriveler m.m.<br>Vol. I and II contain sagas and skaldic poetry, vol III contains historical records, accounts of journeys etc..

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        Voyage autour du monde, entrepris sur ordre du gouvernement sur la corvette La Coquille

      Pourrat 1838 - Nombreuses gravures. Deux volumes. Coiffes du haut détachées. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE LONDON AND PARIS LADIES' MAGAZINE OF FASHION.

      January until December 1839. 4to 1838 - pp. (173)-208; 96. 72 handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary half calf gilt, cloth sides, a few plates with slight nicks in the fore-edge margins, some margins shaved a little close by the binder, occasional offsetting from plates, overall a very good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les arts au moyen age, en ce qui concerne principalement le palais romain de Paris, l&#39;hotel de Cluny, issu de ses ruines, et les objets d&#39;art de la collection classee dans cet Hotel. The five folio Plate & Atlas volumes

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

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        THE NEW DOMESTIC COOKERY, or the Housewife&#39;s Sure Guide; Containing Complete Instructions for Cooking every description of Viands with Cheapness and Elegance

      Derby, Thomas Richardson; Simpkin, Marshall and Co., London, no date, circa 1838.. FIRST EDITION circa 1838, pamphlet, approximately 185 x 100 mm, 7¼ x 4 inches, folding hand coloured frontispiece, pages: [1-3], 4-24, lacks the printed wrappers, rebound in modern quarter calf, gilt lettered label and gilt rules to spine, marbled boards with dividing gilt rule, new endpapers. A little age-browning and spotting throughout, otherwise a very good copy of a scarce cookery pamphlet, mostly on meat and fish with a few recipes for puddings. The title page gives references to the various illustrations on the frontispiece. See William Cagle, A Matter of Taste, page 647, No. 897. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Yochi shiryaku [Compendium of world geography]. [Tokyo], Meiji 4 [= 1871]. (25.5 x 17 cm). With the title and all text in Japanese, printed from woodblocks on rice paper, with 1 double-page, 2 full-page and 2 half-page maps and 12 full-page and 23 half-page illustrations of architecture, people and costumes, topography, plants and animals. Original publisher's heavy paper wrapper, coloured black and side stitched, with 2 labels on the front wrapper.

      WorldCat (3 copies); www.city.adachi.tokyo.jp/001/pdf/d10100057_1.pdf, no. 297; http://quod.lib.umich.edu/t/tap/7977573.0001.114?trgt=div1_03;view=fulltext. The third volume in a geographic-topographic series by Uchida Masao, this volume covering the Near and Middle East, Indonesia and surrounding regions. The five maps cover the regions around Persia, West Turkistan, Turkey & the Caucasus (including the eastern Mediterranean, Black and Caspian Seas), the Arabian peninsula and Indonesia (with the Philippines and part of Southeast Asia). Six illustrations show plants or animals and many show buildings, cities, people in exotic clothing, landscapes, etc. The maps have north at the top with a grid of latitude and longitude (with the prime meridian through Tokyo) and the other illustrations follow also Western styles and conventions. Many were made from photographs made by European travelers. Uchida Masao (1838/39-1876) was born in Edo (now part of Tokyo). He studied in the Netherlands from 1862 to 1867 and returned with Western geography books, photograph albums and other sources then largely unknown in Japan. From 1870 to 1880 he published his Yochi shiryaku (13 parts, numbered as 12 volumes with vol. 11 in 2 parts). Many of its illustrations were based on the photographs he brought back. It quickly became a best seller and was reprinted many times, giving many Japanese their first view of foreign lands. The wrapper has minor worm damage near the spine and is worn near the edges. In very good condition.

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        Nine piece archive spanning Lincoln's legal career and shaping his future as the Emanicpator including work done for a slavery case and for a man whose property housed the first log schoolhouse

      Illinois, 1838 - 1858 The archive includes: Four sheets from the Cromwell estate for a Dr. William Cromwell and a Nathan Cromwell. One sheet lists an 1838 Stuart & Lincoln payment for 17.50. The Lincoln association in this document is interesting because it had slavery ties. In 1836, David Bailey gave Nathan Cromwell a promissory note for $376.48 for a black female slave named Nance. The parties agreed that Cromwell would provide proof that the woman was a slave and bound to servitude. Cromwell died and William Cromwell, the administrators of Nathan Cromwell's estate sued for payment of the note. Bailey retained Stuart & Lincoln and argued that he did not pay because Nathan Cromwell voided the contract by failing to provide the note. The court ruled for Cromwell and awarded $431.97. Bailey appealed to the Illinois Supreme Court which reversed the judgment, ruling that the note and the agreement made at the same time were one contract. Since Cromwell didn't furnish the evidence of indenture as promised, the contract was

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        A Description of the Genus Pinus, with directions relative to the cultivation, and remarks on the uses of the several species: also descriptions of many other new species of the family Coniferae . To which is added an appendix containing descriptions and figures of some other remarkable plants, and an account of the Lambertian herbarium

      George White [vols. 1-2]; H. Weddell [vol. 3], London 1838 - 3 volumes, folio. (25 3/4 x 19 1/4 inches). Engraved portrait frontispiece of Lambert, 103 plates (comprising 2 double-page uncoloured engraved plates [vol.II, Appendix nos. 7 and 8], 101 very fine fully hand coloured plates: engravings or lithographs, mostly watercolour over thin etched line and possible several entirely in watercolour), the engravings by Barlow, Mackenzie, Smith, Warner and Weddell after Bauer, Ehret, Manz, Smith and Sowerby, a few plates lithographed by G. Scharf, one after J. Lycett. Contemporary dark green morocco gilt by J. MacKenzie, covers with wide gilt borders, spines with raised bands in eight compartments, red morocco lettering pieces in the second and third, the others with a repeat overall decoration in gilt, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, gilt edges Provenance: George Dunn (booklabel); George Dupont Pratt (bookplate) The best and most complete edition of Lambert's masterpiece: an important scientific monograph and an artistic triumph with spectacular plates after Ferdinand Bauer. This copy in a spectacular contemporary binding. This rare work is rightly acclaimed for its beauty, but also for the fact that each copy is unique, containing varying numbers of plates as well as original watercolours. Henrey notes that "in each edition there are great variations in the contents among different copies." The present copy is no exception, though appears to be similar to the copy in the Natural History Museum library in London (described by Henrey under her number 924) but with a variant imprint. In the present copy, there are plates with at least some printed outline, together with what appear to be pure watercolours with no printed base. There are a number of the plates which have details added in watercolour, and several that have outlines so faint that they give the appearance of being executed entirely in watercolour. The majority of the plates are after Ferdinand Bauer, who with his brother Franz "may well claim to be the greatest of all botanical draughtsmen. Their skill in execution of detail is miraculous, yet they never lost sight of the wood for the trees; everything is understood, balanced, controlled . The splendid illustrations to [the present work] . deeply impressed Goethe . The botanical draughtsman was no longer the mere recorder of floral beauty; he now had the more difficult task of serving both Art and Science" ( Great Flower Books, p.37). The earliest edition of Lambert's important monograph, though with the fewest number of plates, was published in two volumes between 1803 and 1824. It then appeared in various formats with varying numbers of plates, including the second edition, until the Bohn issue of 1842. The present copy should perhaps be considered as a variant issue of the second edition. This edition is in many ways the most desirable, as the addition of the third volume provides the full complement of plates, but with the significant advantage of the original watercolours. Great Flower Books (1990) p.111; cf. Henrey III, 922 and 924; cf. H.W. Renkema & J. Ardagh 'Aylmer Bourke Lambert and his "Description of the genus Pinus"' in Journal Linnaean Society London, Botany (1930) vol.48, pp.439-466; Stafleu & Cowan II, 4145; cf. De Belder sale lot 201. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        New Zealand: Being a Narrative of Travels and Adventures During a Residence in that Country between the Years 1831 and 1837 (2 Volumes)

      Richard Bentley, London 1838 - Volume I: xii, [1] 403 pp. 6 b/w plates. Folding map. *As Found; all plates & map from each volume are gathered in volume one. Volume II: vi, 441 pp. Errata. Page 435 incorrectly follows pg, 440. Rebound in brown cloth with red leather title labels. J.S. Polack (1807-1882) lived in New Zealand during 1831-37 and 1840-50. As an enterprising businessman and land speculator, Polack traded in timber and flax and in 1835 set up the countries first brewery. He also learned the Maori language and warned against the destructive effects of unorganized European settlement on Maori society, while arguing the benefits of systematic colonization. This two volume work, published in 1838, was the first of two successful books Polack published about his experiences in New Zealand, and is still regarded as an important and impartial source about the period immediately before the Treaty of Waitangi. The Treaty, signed in 1840, established a British Governor of New Zealand, recognised Maori ownership of their lands and other properties, and gave the Maori the rights of British subjects. Volume I outlines the discovery of the islands, their climate, geology, fauna and population. Volume II focuses on Maori material culture, traditional beliefs, and warfare (including lurid reports of cannibalism), and on the early interactions of Maori and Europeans through the trade missions and whaling. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SHEFFIELD & MANCHESTER RAILWAY 1836 (Rare Original Investment Prospectus & Map)

      London June 1838 - An extremely rare printed and engraved card measuring 216 x 165 cms the obverse bearing an engraved map, coloured by hand of the proposed route in the context of the Liverpool & Manchester, Manchester & Leeds, Manchester & Birmingham,North Midland & the Railway to the Humber. The reverse sumarises the staus quo and investment potential Detailed description on request. An extraordinary survival & very possibly unique. Together with the (1961) pamphlet "A Railway Chronology of the Sheffield Area" & George Dow's "The First Railway between Manchester and Sheffield " 1945 also available seperately.

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        Die Phänomene der Geologie leichtfasslich in Vorlesungen entwickelt.Bonn, Henry and Cohen, 1839. 2 volumes. 12mo. With 2 lithographed title-pages, each with a different illustration, and 51 lithographed plates (6 coloured by hand as published, the first serving as frontispiece). Contemporary boards covered with glazed yellow paper.

      Engelmann, p. 598; cf. Dean II, 99 (1838 English ed.); Ward, p. 354 (1st American ed., 1839); for Mantell: DSB IX, pp. 86-88; Poggendorff II, col. 37. First German edition of The wonders of geology; or a familiar exposition of geological phenomena, published one year after the original English edition and with some improved illustrations, a book that fired the imagination of a broad public with more than 100 figures opening up a new world of the geological past. It includes Mantell's most famous discovery: the Iguanodon, first of the large group of reptiles that were to be named dinosaurs in 1842.The frontispiece shows three Iguanodons fighting in the foreground, with what may be a pterodactyl watching and other prehistoric creatures in the background. Other plates show an ichthyosaurus, a plesiosaur, a dodo, humans, mammoths, mastodons and trilobites, but also less spectacular insects, molluscs and even some plants. Mantell shows his thorough scientific approach with informative geological maps and cross-sections (including some of the colour plates) but did not shy away from educated speculation, including scenes of daily life in the time of the dinosaurs. With owner's inscriptions and library stamps. In very good condition. The bindings are slightly bumped or scuffed around the edges, but otherwise very good. Dinosaurs and other fossils in their geological context.

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        Die Luisenstadt. Versuch einer Geschichte derselben und ihrer Kirche.

      Berlin, Oehmigke, 1838.. Titelbild, 4 gefaltete Pläne. XVI, 271 Seiten. ORIGINAL-Broschur,nur etwas fleckig. Erstausgabe. 8°.. Setenes Berlin-Buch, besonders innen sehr frisch. Die Pläne zeigen die Luisenstadt um 1650, 1700, 1750 und 1838. Siehe Foto.

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        Unterricht über landwirtschaftliche Viehzucht - Band 1 und 2 1. Band : Unterricht über Schafzucht für Schafzüchter und Schäfer; 2. Band: Unterricht über Rinderviehzucht für Viehzüchter. 2 Bände in einem Buch.

      Landshut, Johann Palm'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1838.. 1. u. 2. Band 210 + 194 Seiten 8° , Hardcover/Pappeinband. Sammlerstück! Mittelmäßiger Zustand. Einband ist an den Kanten bestoßen. Fehlstelle am Rücken. Innen gebräunt und stockfleckig. Nummerneinträge im inneren Einband. Altdeutsche Schrift.

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        Emigration to New South Wales, with a statement of the conditions

      London: D. Walther, 1838. Slim octavo, 20 pp., toned; stitch-sewn pamphlet, as issued. The Macarthur boys promote emigration to Camden. Very rare account and promotion of the voyage of the Brothers in 1836, recording one of the first attempts at systematic emigration to New South Wales, overseen by the Macarthur family. The emigrants were located at "Belmont" estate at Camden. The pamphlet begins with a list of the conditions which prospective emigrants must be able to meet, and continues with an "Account of the Mode in which an Emigration to New South Wales of Fourteen Agricultural Families from the County of Dorset, was conducted. November, 1836". The report only states that they were to established on an estate about forty miles from Sydney by &#39;good turnpike-road&#39;, but this is evidently the Camden property. This section includes a detailed list of the amenities and goods carried on board. The pamphlet concludes with an "Extract from the Minutes of the Evidence of the Commander of the above vessel, before a Committee on Emigration, after her arrival, in New South Wales. Sydney, June 26, 1837." This section confirms that the ship in question was the Brothers, and also mentions on two occasions the oversight of Major [Edward] Macarthur. Ferguson located the Mitchell and National Library copies only (noting that the latter has a manuscript note confirming that the employers were to be Edward, James & William Macarthur).

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        Emigration to New South Wales, with a statement of the conditions?

      D. Walther, London 1838 - Slim octavo, 20 pp., toned; stitch-sewn pamphlet, as issued. The Macarthur boys promote emigration to Camden. Very rare account and promotion of the voyage of the Brothers in 1836, recording one of the first attempts at systematic emigration to New South Wales, overseen by the Macarthur family. The emigrants were located at "Belmont" estate at Camden. The pamphlet begins with a list of the conditions which prospective emigrants must be able to meet, and continues with an "Account of the Mode in which an Emigration to New South Wales of Fourteen Agricultural Families from the County of Dorset, was conducted. November, 1836". The report only states that they were to established on an estate about forty miles from Sydney by 'good turnpike-road', but this is evidently the Camden property. This section includes a detailed list of the amenities and goods carried on board. The pamphlet concludes with an "Extract from the Minutes of the Evidence of the Commander of the above vessel, before a Committee on Emigration, after her arrival, in New South Wales. Sydney, June 26, 1837." This section confirms that the ship in question was the Brothers, and also mentions on two occasions the oversight of Major [Edward] Macarthur. Ferguson located the Mitchell and National Library copies only (noting that the latter has a manuscript note confirming that the employers were to be Edward, James & William Macarthur).

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        Emigration to New South Wales, with a statement of conditions

      London: D. Walther, 1838. Octavo; stab-sewn as issued, title and last leaf little spotted. First edition of this scarce emigrant tract. Copies of this pamphlet, which offered sound advice to emigrants for the outward voyage, were issued by their prospective colonial employers whose name often appears in the space provided on the title. Whilst this copy does not have the name filled in, that held by the National Library is inscribed with the names Edward, James and William Macarthur.

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        ALS to Mitchell, thanking him for his gift of an advance copy of his book &#39;Three Expeditions into the Interior of Australia&#39; to Queen Victoria

      London: 6 December, 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 &#39;Work on Australia, and a Set of his Maps&#39;. 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&#39;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 &#39;a long correspondence with the Colonial Office to obtain a knighthood.&#39; Lingering doubts about some of his earlier actions delayed the process, but he was duly given the award in 1839. The letter reads: &#39;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&#39;s sense of Major Mitchell&#39;s attention on this occasion.&#39; 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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