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        Jorrock's Jaunts and Jollities.

      Walter Spiers, London 1838 - Tooley, p. 251. The Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits of That Renowned Citizen, Mr. John Jorrocks. With 12 black and white illustrations by Henry Alken. 358 pages and 8 pages of advertisments. Tall 8vo, magnificently rebound in full crimson morocco with ornate gilt decorations of hunting dogs, horses and nature (hinges slightly dry), original green cloth covers bound in. London: Walter Spiers, 1838. First Edition. A near fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The POSTHUMOUS PAPERS Of The PICKWICK CLUB. A New Edition, with Numerous Illustrations by Sam Weller Jr. and Alfred Crowquill, Esq

      Philadelphia:: Carey Lea & Blanchard,. 1838.. 8vo. 1st edition thus (Edgar & Vail, p. 17; Gimbel A23; Vander Poel B19; Wilkins, p. 8). xii, [13] - 388 pp. Text in dual column. No adverts.. Contemporary full calf; flat back, with horizontal gilt-ruled compartments, and gilt spine lettering in the 2nd. Prior owner name gilt stamped at base of spine. Yellow edgestain.. Overall VG+ (joint restoration, with slightly different leather. colors/period pos to t.p. [dated 1849] & ffep [dated 1844]/usual. foxing & browning throughout). Overall, a much better copy than. usually seen.. The first illustrated edition in the US. . 20 inserted plates, on yellow paper, by Sam Weller Jr & Alfred Crowquill.

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        Wat_Che_Mon_Ne, An Ioway Chief.

      F.W. Greenough, Philadelphia 1838 - Beautiful portrait from the folio edition of McKenney and Hall's "History of the Indian Tribes of North America". As Superintendent of the Indian Trade Bureau, Thomas McKenney wanted to document the rapidly disappearing culture of the American natives. He activated the project, sponsored by the War Department, by commissioning writer James Hall and Charles Bird King, a renowned American portraitist. King painted the prominent Indians while they visited Washington D.C. as treaty delegates. Most of the original oil paintings were destroyed by fire in the Smithsonian Museum in 1865. These lithographs, published 1842-58, are all that remain and are still hailed as one of the best visual records of influential Native Americans of the nineteenth century. Wat-Che-Mon-Ne, also known as the Orator, was known for his peacemaking between warring tribes. Overall toning and offsetting. Slight tape residue along top edge and light scattered staining. One piece from our collection of Native American portraits. Portrait. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Page measures 19.25" x 13.75".

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        La Chute d'un ange

      - Paris, Charles Gosselin et W. Coquebert, 1838. 2 volumes in-8, (4)-VIII-339-(3) et (4)-429-(3) p., demi-basane verte, dos ornés, tranches mouchetées. Ex-libris : Michel Marie de Momereu, Bibliothèque du Château du Héron. Edition originale, rare sans mention d'édition. * Clouzot, 178. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). Langue : Français

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        Oeuvres complètes de Walter Scott. Tomes 1 à 137, en 114 volumes.

      Gustave Barba, Editeur du Cabinet Littéraire, Paris 1838 - Collection Universelle des meilleurs romans modernes in-12° p. Attention, manquent 24 tomes : 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 24, 34, 35, 36, 37, 63, 64, 65, 66, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 119, 122 et 123.Détail des titres sur demande.Modestes demi-reliures, dos long, plats marbrés, toutes tranches jaspées. Rousseurs éparses. 2 tomes reliés en un volumes pour tous les exemplaires, hormis trois volumes triples. Collection entièrement éditée en 1838.

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        Saint Andrews As It Was And Is; Being The Third Edition Of Dr. Grierson's Delineations, Containing Much Curious And Valuable Information Never Before Printed

      St. Andrews, UK: M. Fletcher. Fine. 1838. 3/4 Leather. Third edition, following the 1807 first and 1822 second edition in Fine condition. Re-sewn in 3/4 mottled calf with marbled sides. The spine was elegantly tooled to the fashion of the period. A title piece was added and all tooling was done in 23kt gold leaf in the traditional manner by Byzantium Studios. An exceptional copy, hard to imagine a nicer one to be found. Xii, 264pp, embellished with twelve plates. Donovan 290 ; Dr. James Grierson's "account of every thing remarkable in the history and present state of the city and ruins, the university, and other interesting objects of that ancient ecclesiastical capital of Scotland: including many curious anecdotes and events in the Scottish history." (from the first edition) .

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        Handbuch der gerichtlichen Untersuchungskunde. Erster Band: Die Theorie der Untersuchungskunde enthaltend. Zweiter Band: Die Pragmatik der Untersuchungskunde in 344 in actenmäßigen Beispielen enthaltend.

      Frankfurt am Main Verlag von G F Kettembeil Verlag 1838 - Zwei Bände. 20 x 12,5 cm. XXXII; 772 u. XXIV; 994 S. Marmoriertes original Halbleder. Vorder und Rückendeckel leicht bestoßen und berieben sowie elicht fleckig. Mit Rückenvergoldung sowie Rückenverzierung. Vorderdeckel mit zwei leichten Abrieben. Innenseite des Vorsatzpapieres mit einem Ex Libris "C. Honsell." Seiten durchgehend leicht gebräunt sowiie leicht wasserwellig und leicht fleckig. Seitenschnitt leicht fleckig. Kopfschnitt etwas angestaubt sowie leicht fleckig. Aus dem Vorwort: Man wird es immer für etwas Gewagtes ansehen, einen einzelnen, vom Baume der Wissenschaft losgerissenen Zweig selbstständig anpflanzen und großziehen zu wollen. Denn während jedem Teile eines lebensfrischen Ganzen seine Nahrung und Förderung aus dem Musterstamme gesichert ist, muß er sich nun, in Folge der Isolirung, mit eigenen Kräften zu erhalten und durch alle Schicksale einer Individualität emporzuarbeiten suchen. Nichts geringeres ist es, ich kann es mir nicht verhelen - den Versuch einer gerichtlichen Untersuchungskunde in der hier beabsichtigten Weise, nämlich als abgeschlossenes, von der Theorie des Strafprocesses nicht unbedingt abhängiges, auf eigenen Grundsätzen errihtetes Lehrgebäude, zu unternehmen. 1.100 gr. Marmoriertes original Halbleder. Vorder und Rückendeckel leicht bestoßen und berieben sowie elicht fleckig. Mit Rückenvergoldung sowie Rückenverzierung. Vorderdeckel mit zwei leichten Abrieben. Innenseite des Vorsatzpapieres mit einem Ex Libris "C. Honsell." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ALS to Mitchell, thanking him for his gift of an advance copy of his book

      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 '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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        THE TOKEN AND ATLANTIC SOUVENIR, A CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR'S PRESENT

      Boston: American Stationers' Company, 1838. First Edition. Full gilt-decorated roan. Contents mostly clean with just a few pages lightly stained; rear hinge cracked with somewhat crude repair; covers tight. Superb copy externally. Octavo, 312 pages, bound in full black gilt-decorated morocco, all edges gilt. Includes the first publication of five pieces by Hawthorne (BAL 7583), two by Sarah J. Hale (BAL 6816), two by Lydia Sigourney (BAL 17710), and two by Sarah Whitman, Poe's fiancee (BAL 21351). Illustrated with an engraved title page, a presentation plate, and seven of eight engravings (lacking the "The Expected Canoe" plate). Only two of the five Hawthorne pieces are attributed to him in the table of contents: "Peter Goldthwaite's Treasure" and "The Shaker Bride." Four of the five were later collected in TWICE-TOLD TALES. Beautiful example of an early American binding with only light rubbing at corners and edges. The five Hawthorne pieces are "Sylph Etherege" (pp. 22-32), "Peter Goldthwait's Treasure" (pp. 37-65), "Endicott and the Red Cross" (pp. 69-78), "Night Sketches, beneath an Umbrella" (pp. 81-89), and "The Shaker Bridal" (pp. i 17-25)-all unsigned except the second and the last, which are signed.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Jorrock's Jaunts and Jollities

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

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        [Fore-edge Paintings]. The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare. With Remarks on His Life and Writings. Two Volumes

      London: Edward Moxon, 1838. Two volume set, the first volume with a fore-edge painting of the Guild Chapel at Stratford, the second volume with a fore-edge painting of Shakespeare's birthplace. 432 pp.; 433-960 pp. with 2 engraved titles and 35 plates dated 1845. Hardcovers, bound in full red gilt-tooled calf. Moderate shelf-wear, the edges rubbed and darkened; some foxing to the preliminary leaves and plates and offset from the plates. Provenance: Purchased from J. Stark, Ohio Bookseller; from the estate of Ester Elizabeth Reed, MD.. Hard Cover. Very Good.. Octavo 6" x 9".

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        Dikter i prosa.

      Swenskt original. Sthlm, Z. Haeggström, 1838. 8:o. 43,(1 blank,4) s. + Böcker och skrifter till salu hos de flesta bokhandlare i Stockholm och landsorten. [=rubrik]. Sthlm, Z. Hæggström, 1836. 8:o. (8) s. Häftad och oskuren i tryckt grått omslag. Omslaget ngt nött och med några revor. Fuktrand i övre marginalen. Titelbladet lite bruntonat i yttermarginalen. Stort fint ex. ur Gunnar Brusewitz bibliotek.. Leijonhufvud & Brithelli s. 113. De sista fyra opaginerade sidorna i första arbetet med förlagsreklam. Något förvirrat alster, som titeln till trots, inte har någon likhet med senare tiders prosadikter. Den avslutande bokkatalogen innehåller subskriptionsanmälningar till diverse historisk litteratur. Fredrika Lovisa Lindqvist (1786-1841) var född i Åbo och flyttade 1829 till Sverige. "Dikter i prosa" var det enda större arbete av hennes penna som publicerades under hennes levnad. Olof Strandberg räknar i "Pegas på villovägar" Lindqvists alster till "den svenska pekoralistikens mästerverk."

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        Life of Thomas Telford, Civil Engineer, written by Himself; containing a Descriptive Narrative of his Professional Labours

      ..Edited by John Rickman...with a Preface, Supplement, Annotations, and Index. Large atlas vol.: engraved frontis. port. of Telford & 82 engraved plates (some folding, some double-page). 2 printed leaves of title & list of plates. Text: one engraved plate & illus. in the text. xxiv, 719 pp. Thick 4to. Two vols., orig. cloth, each volume with attractive new calf spines & corners. London: Payne & Foss, 1838. First edition and a very nice example of this magnificent book. "Telford was one of the greatest of the early civil engineers and famous for his canals and roads and for his aqueducts and bridges. Many of his works were on a hitherto unprecedented scale and he also played a major role in the developing use of cast iron for bridge construction. The present autobiography is the best source of information on his achievements. It contains copies of the reports, surveys, letters, specifications, agreements and experiments for all his major schemes. These include the Caledonian and Götha (Sweden) ship canals, the Birmingham & Liverpool Junction canal and the Ellesmere Canal with its extraordinary cast-iron aqueduct at Pont-y-cysyllte as well as such splendid bridges as the suspension bridge with its then unprecedented span which took the Holyhead Road over the Menai Strait, the beautiful Conway suspension bridge or the fine cast-iron bridge at Galton which crossed over his own massive cutting for the Birmingham Canal. All these are magnificently illustrated in the accompanying folio atlas, both in section and elevation, and in many cases details of construction together with the machinery and tools employed are also shown. The book was in preparation at Telford's death and was completed by his friend, John Rickman, who had been Secretary to the Commission on the Caledonian Canal."­Elton, Cat. 15, 93. A handsome set. Bookplate in text volume of George Giles and with a letter tipped-in presenting this work to him. Stamp in gilt on upper cover of the atlas volume of the Institution of Civil Engineers. Ex Bibliotheca Mechanica. Skempton 1556. .

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        An Inquiry Concerning the Origin of Christianity

      London - Smallfield and Son 1838 - The very scarce first edition of this study of the life of Jesus, widely considered to be equal to or superior to the works of Strauss. From the antiquarian library of Emeritus Professor David A. Palin of the University of Manchester (bookplate to front pastedown), collected over a period of almost forty years. This book includes a letter by Palin to John Bowden concerning a 1971 republication of Hennell's work. Strauss was most impressed by a copy of it that he received from R. H. Brabant. He had it translated into German by Ludwig Georgii, and wrote a Vorwort for it in which he describes Hennell as a free-thoughted voice out the so theologically stationary, so behind-lagging England! (From the private library catalogue of David Palin. )Condition: In contemporary cloth binding. Externally, sound, though with some wear to the extremities, some rubbing, and light bumping. Hinges are strained. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright and quite clean, though with some ink and pencil annotations to the margins. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Panorama and Views of Philadelphia, And Its Vicinity. Embracing a Collection of Twenty Views, Drawn on Stone, by J. C. Wild, from His Own Sketches and Paintings. With Poetical Illustrations of each Subject, By Andrew M'Makin

      Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1838. Folio. (13 4/8 x 9 6/8 inches). 24 lithographed plates, including four panoramic views (some browning some minor spotting). Original maroon cloth, maroon morocco lettering-piece in the centre of the front cover (rebacked at an early stage preserving most of the original spine); modern red cloth clamshell box. Provenance: With the engraved bookplate of Joseph Y Jeanes of Philadelphia on the front paste-down. First collected edition, later issue with Bowen imprint rather than Chevalier, originally published in parts: "Wild broke wholly new ground in American prints. Single views of cities from a distant vantage point were usual, but showing a whole city as it appeared in facing each point of the compass from a central spot was an innovation" (Snyder). The first four plates compose the panorama of Philadelphia as viewed from just above the rooftops. Other views include: Fairmount from the Basin, View from the Inclined Plane, Market Street, Manayunk, and Laurel Hill Cemetary. Howes W410 "c"; Sabin 103971; Snyder, "J. C. Wild and His Philadelphia Views" in PMHB vol. 77, no. 1; Wainwright 264-267. 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 Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department.

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

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

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        The Closing Speech of Z. Collins Lee Esq In Defence of William Stewart

      1838. [Trial]. Lee, Z. Collins. Stewart, William, Defendant. The Closing Speech of Z. Collins Lee, Esq. In Defence of William Stewart, Indicted for the Murder of His Father. Before Baltimore City Court, October Term, 1838. Baltimore: Printed and Published by Bull & Tuttle, 1838. 16 pp. 12mo. (6-1/2" x 4-1/2"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in printed wrappers. Some edgewear, small chips to edges of wrappers, short splits at spine. Moderate toning to text, internally clean. * Hoping to inherit his father's estate, Stewart shot him in the head, then beat him with a hatchet to hide the identity of his body. Stewart was tried and convicted of second-degree murder. "The pistol balls were specially molded for that weapon and were so identified, in what may be one of the earliest cases of such evidence" (McDade, note to 914). OCLC locates 5 copies (at Cornell, the Library of Congress, the American Antiquarian Society, Harvard Law School and the University of Virginia). McDade, The Annals of Murder 915.

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        Elements of Geology: 1st Ed.;

      London, John Murray, 1838.. HARDBACK, quarter-cloth with original boards, printed paper spine label, coloured frontispiece, pages: xix, [i], 543 , edges uncut but opened, woodcuts 294, 107mm x 190mm (4.25" x 7.5"), corners lightly bumped, spine label a little rubbed, covers lightly marked, former owner's name on front end-papers, some very light occasional spotting, otherwise a very fine copy. Brief Bibliography of Lyell - Baldwin no. 13.

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        HISTORY OF THE INDIAN TRIBES OF NORTH AMERICA, WITH BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES AND ANECDOTES OF THE PRINCIPAL CHIEFS EMBELLISHED WITH PORTRAITS FROM THE INDIAN GALLERY IN THE DEPARTMENT OF WAR, AT WASHINGTON

      Philadelphia: Frederick W. Greenbough, 1838. First Edition. 3/4 morocco. Some rubbing to the binding; plates clean and bright. The first volume of this magnificent three-volume set. Folio (14-3/4" x 21") bound in contemporary half red morocco with matching corners and marbled boards, gilt-decorated spine with six raised bands and matching black morocco spine labels. Illustrated with 48 beautiful hand-colored lithographs of Native Americans based on original oil portraits painted from life in the studio of Charles Bird King, to whom McKenney brought many of the subjects. The rest were copied from watercolors executed in the field by a young frontier artist named James Otto Lewis. The finished portraits were housed in the Smithsonian where all but four were destroyed in a fire in 1865. There appearance here is not only the best but in many cases the only likenesses of many of the most prominent Indian leaders of the nineteenth century. Bennett, p. 79; BAL 6934; Field 992; Howes M129: "The most colorful portraits of Indians ever executed"; Reese 24: "the grandest color plate book issued in the United States up to the time of its publication, and one of the most important of the century"; Sabin 43410a. Bookplate of Samuel Spaight Reeves on the front pastedown.

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        MEMOIRS OF JOSEPH GRIMALDI

      1838. Edited by "Boz." With Illustrations by George Cruikshank. In Two Volumes. London: Richard Bentley, 1838. 36 pp undated Vol II ads. Original pink cloth embossed with flowers, with gilt-decorated spines. First Edition of this early Dickens piece, worked on after OLIVER TWIST and before NICHOLAS NICKLEBY -- during the time leading up to his break with the publisher Bentley. There has been considerable controversy regarding just how much Dickens contributed to this book. We quote from Johnson's biography:~Bentley had acquired a life of the famous clown Grimaldi, long­windedly and clumsily arranged by Thomas Egerton Wilks from autobiographical notes. He [Bentley] proposed that Dickens revise it. Dickens stipulated that his name should appear only as editor, not as author, and demanded a minimum of 300 pounds and a half share of the profits after deduction of expenses, to which Bentley agreed. Dickens did no original writing, except for an introductory and possibly a concluding chapter. His revisions, mostly drastic abridgement, he dictated to his father, who vastly enjoyed his exalted office as amanuensis.~This copy is in the primary binding of pink cloth embossed with a floral design, with a clown in gilt holding the title on each spine. It also has the last plate in Vol II in the first state (without the "grotesque" border that was added around Cruikshank's plate -- the border was removed for the subsequent 1846 one-volume edition). Condition is very good-plus: as always the pink spines are a little faded, and there is very slight shelfwear at the binding extremities (there is also a discreet signature at the top of each title page); the original pale yellow endpapers are present and uncracked, and foxing of the plates is generally limited to the two frontispieces. In all, highly collectible condition for these very fragile volumes. Gimbel B64; Carr B599; Eckel pp 140-142; Johnson p. 242.

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        The PERPETUAL ALMANACK; or, Gentleman Soldier's Prayer Book: Showing how one Richard Middleton was taken before the Mayor of the City he was in, for using Cards in Church during Divine Service: being a droll, merry, and humurous Account

      (London), Catnach, Printer, 2, & 3, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials, nd, circa 1838.. of an odd affair that happened to a Private Soldier, in the 60th Regiment of Foot. The printer James Catnach was active in London from 1814 to 1838 but as there is a mention of Queen Victoria the broadside must date after 1837. Single sheet of thin white paper, 370 x 250 mm, 14¾ x 10 inches, 2 woodcuts beneath the title 55 x 80 mm, 2¼ x 3 inches, 1 showing Richard taken before the Mayor, the other showing Richard playing cards in church, the border to the text consists of 48 playing cards, a different suit for each side and including a total of 8 royal cards. The sheet has been folding twice, it is faintly browned in parts, with a small stain on the reverse near to lower edge which shows through slightly, otherwise clean, a touch of wear to edges, slight small creases to corners. A very good copy. The soldier caught playing at cards during the church service craftily shows the mayor how he reads the bible by identifying each card with a biblical story. This fictional story concludes with the mayor giving the soldier some money and beer, after telling him he is the cleverest man he has ever met. According to the British Museum a record of the incident can be found in Durham University Library Archives & Special Collections (Add.MS.1474). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        THE WALDENSES OR PROTESTANT VALLEYS OF PIEDMONT, DAUPHINY, AND THE BAN DE LA ROCHE

      London: George Virtue, 1838. First Edition. Hardcover. Rubbing to spine edges and corners. Light, scattered foxing, but generally clean with about 12 plates with a dampstain affecting the image. Very Good. Quarto (8-1/4" x 10-1/2") in contemporary half red morocco leather and marbled boards with morocco corners; all edges gilt. Illustrated with a map, a portrait, an engraved title page, and 70 steel engravings by W. H. Bartlett and W. Brockedon of this mountainous region of Italy.

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        THE HOP FARMER; or, A complete account of Hop Culture, embracing its history, laws, & uses; a theoretical and practical inquiry into an improved method of culture, founded on scientific principles. To which are added,

      London, Messrs James Ridgway and Sons, 1838.. several useful tables & calculations, necessary and serviceable to the growers, factors, speculators, and consumers of hops. FIRST EDITION 1838, 8vo, 1 botanical folding plate, folding hand coloured geological map of the hop-growing areas, 2 diagrams in the text, pages: xii, 212, (2), 4 - adverts, in the original publisher's moire effect dark green cloth, expertly rebacked, original gilt titled backstrip laid on, pale yellow endpapers. Original backstrip chipped and gilt dull, corners of covers slightly bumped and slightly rubbed, 2 oval library ink stamps on title page, no other library signs, contents clean. A very good copy of a scarce book. Chapters on English hop cultivation, geology of growing areas, botany of hops, diseases of the plant, extract from a work on the hop of 1578 (Appendix), statistical tables. Aslin, Books on Agriculture, page 73; Goldsmiths' Library of Economic Literature, Volume II, page 509, 30332. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Picturesque California: The Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Slope?

      Complete in one volumn, folio (15 1/2 x 11 1/2), modern cloth, lettered in gilt, edges in gilt, 600 illustrations, including 120 full page (etchings, photogravures, and wood engravings). Full page plates are protected with tissue guards, xii, 240 pp. plus plates. Minor rubbing; occasional light finger soiling to margins, interior near fine in really nice recent binding. John Muir 1838-1914) was the famous American naturalist that contributed substantially to this work. In addition to being the editor, he wrote several chapters in the book. Frederick Remington, Thomas Hill, and Thomas Moran, as well as, other major American artists provided the illustrations.

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

      London: Richard Bentley, 1838. 2 Volumes. 8vo. pp. xxvii, [1]errata, 440; x, [2], 484. complete with initial blanks. 10 hand-coloured lithographed plates of local costume. An attractive set in contemporary blind & gilt-paneled calf, spines richly gilt (some wear to spinal extremities, scattered foxing)

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        Wesh-Cubb, a Chippeway Chief

      Philadelphia: F.W. Greenough, 1838. Hand-coloured lithograph. Good condition apart from some overall light soiling, minor foxing, and slight offsetting with image. 13 5/8 x 8 1/4 inches. 19 5/8 x 13 5/8 inches. A fine image from McKenney and Hall's 'Indian Tribes of North America': `One of the most important [works] ever published on the American Indians' (Field),` a landmark in American culture' (Horan) and an invaluable contemporary record of a vanished way of life. Wesh-Cubb was a respected Chippewa leader and a skillful warrior. McKenney described him as a "good, fat, comfortable looking Indian." The Chippewa (Ojibwa) were the most widespread and powerful tribe in the Great Lakes area. McKenney and Hall's 'Indian Tribes of North America' has long been renowned for its faithful portraits of Native Americans. The portraits are largely based on paintings by the artist Charles Bird King, who was employed by the War Department to paint the Indian delegates visiting Washington D.C., forming the basis of the War Department's Indian Gallery. Most of King's original paintings were subsequently destroyed in a fire at the Smithsonian, and their appearance in McKenney and Hall's magnificent work is thus our only record of the likenesses of many of the most prominent Indian leaders of the nineteenth century. Numbered among King's sitters were Sequoyah, Red Jacket, Major Ridge, Keokuk, and Black Hawk. After six years as Superintendent of Indian Trade, Thomas McKenney had become concerned for the survival of the Western tribes. He had observed unscrupulous individuals taking advantage of the Native Americans for profit, and his vocal warnings about their future prompted his appointment by President Monroe to the Office of Indian Affairs. As first director, McKenney was to improve the administration of Indian programs in various government offices. His first trip was during the summer of 1826 to the Lake Superior area for a treaty with the Chippewa, opening mineral rights on their land. In 1827, he journeyed west again for a treaty with the Chippewa, Menominee , and Winebago in the present state of Michigan. His journeys provided an unparalleled opportunity to become acquainted with Native American tribes. When President Jackson dismissed him from his government post in 1830, McKenney was able to turn more of his attention to his publishing project. Within a few years, he was joined by James Hall, a lawyer who had written extensively about the west. McKenney and Hall saw their work as a way of preserving an accurate visual record of a rapidly disappearing culture. (Gilreath). Cf. BAL 6934; cf. Bennett p.79; cf. Field 992; cf. Howes M129; cf. Lipperhiede Mc4; cf. Reese, Stamped With A National Character p. 24; Sabin 43410a

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        A Treatise on Criminal Law, with an Exposition of the Office

      1838. Davis, J.A.G. [1801-1840]. A Treatise on Criminal Law, with an Exposition of the Office and Authority of Justices of the Peace in Virginia; Including Forms of Practice. Philadelphia: C. Sherman & Co. Printers, 1838. viii, 660, [1] pp. Octavo (9" x 5-1/2"). Recent period-style quarter calf over cloth, blind fillets and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Toning, light foxing. Interior clean. A handsomely bound copy of a scarce title. * Only edition. Written by a lawyer who was a professor of law at the University of Virginia, this is the first treatise devoted solely to Virginia criminal law. As fate would have it, Davis died from a gunshot wound delivered by a UVA student he was trying to arrest (under his authority as a university officer). Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 3771.

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

      London,: J. Cross, 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. First edition in an appealing Sangorski binding of tan crushed moroccocomplete 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).Billot, 126; Ferguson, 2525; People, Print & Paper, 95; Wantrup, 153.

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        Prædiken holden i Spentrup Kirke over et til Samme nylig skjænket Skib. Sælges til Bedste for Menighedens Fattige.

      Randers 1838. Papirbind med skindtitelfeldt. (Anker Kyster).. Jørgen Bertelsen nr. 19. Meget sjælden

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        Trækfuglene. Naturconcert af Steen Steensen Blicher.

      - Trykt, paa Boghandler Smiths Forlag, hos J.M. Elmenhoff, Randers (1838). 54 sider. Samtidigt, marmoreret papirbind med titelfelt i læder på forpermen. Ryggen restatureret. Helt ubeskåret eksemplar på stort papir (195 x 130 mm). Lidt gulplettet. * Bertelsen 20. Godt eksemplar af Blichers mest kendte og elskede digte, et hovedværk i alle tiders dansk lyrik.** Fra Bent Juel-Jensens samling. Eksemplaret stammer iflg. noter på inderpermen fra maleren Johan Rohdes skønne Blichersamling (og har dennes navnetræk på fribladet), og kan findes som lot 36 i auktionskataloget over samlingen (afbildet på planche 4). Eksemplaret har derpå tilhørt Jonas Skovgaard.

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        Trækfuglene.

      Naturconcert. Orig. udg. Randers: Smiths Forlag [1838]. 54 s. Lidt senere halvpluviusin med papirlabel. Gennemgående plettet.. Bertelsen 20

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        Trækfuglene. Naturconcert af Steen Steensen Blicher.

      Trykt, paa Boghandler Smiths Forlag, hos J.M. Elmenhoff, Randers (1838). 54 sider. Nydeligt samtidigt hellærredsbind. Ubetydeligt slid på kapitælerne. Gl. navn på fribladet. Lidt plettet hist og her.. Bertelsen 20. Godt eksemplar af Blichers mest kendte og elskede digte, et hovedværk i alle tiders dansk lyrik

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        Malerische Wanderungen am Rhein von Constanz bis Cöln, nebst Ausflügen nach dem Schwarzwald, der Bergstrasse und den Bädern des Taunus. I. (-III.) Abtheilung.

      Karlsruhe, Creuzbauer, 1838. - 3 Teile in 1 Band. (4), 58 SS. (4), 193, (1) SS. (2), 104, (2) SS. Mit zus. 95 (statt 96) Stahlstichtafeln. Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentitel und -vergoldung. Dreiseitiger Farbschnitt. Kl.-4to. Einzige Ausgabe des hübschen Ansichtenwerks; die Abteilungs- bzw. Stichzahl an den Titeln vom Verlag aufmontiert. Es fehlt die Ansicht der Kölner Marienkirche. Mit einigen hs. Anstreichungen und Ergänzungen in Blei- bzw. Tintenstift. Aus der Bibliothek des Vorarlberger Rechtsanwalts Dr. Karl J. Steger mit dessen gest. Exlibris (Ranzoni [sculpsit] 1950) im vorderen Innendeckel. Schmitt 79. Kayser VII, 324. Engelmann 824f.

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        The Parochial History of Cornwall, Founded on the Manuscript Histories of Mr. Hals and Mr. Tonkin; with Additions and Various Appendices

      London: J.B. Nichols and Son, 1838.. First Ed. Very Good. 8vo. Book Four Volumes. (iv); 424; (iv); 432; (iv); 470; (iv); 571; (i) pages. A few marks and spots to text. Later fine quality half brown morocco with matching cloth sides. A handsome set; with cancelled page 227 in volume one removed as in all copies examined. Important and lesser known standard history of Cornwall, much of which is based on Hals

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        Ka Palapala Hemolele a Iehova ko kakou Akua

      Oahu,: Na Na Misionari I Pai, '1838' but in fact, 1839.. Thick octavo, a few sporadic stains, tear to penultimate leaf roughly repaired with tape, early owner's translation into English of Hawaiian title-page in ink running under printed title; a very good copy in the original calf binding, well rebacked to match. Important early Hawaiian missionary imprint: one of two separately published parts of the first printing of the Old Testament in Hawaiian, prepared for the American Bible Society at the Mission Presses at Oahu.A number of printings of various books or groups of books of the Bible had been printed as early as 1827, and the first New Testament appeared in 1835. The New Testament was reprinted in 1837, with the complete Old Testament following in 1838-9. These printings were issued quite separately, though the 1837-9 printings of New and Old Testaments are sometimes found together forming the complete Bible in Hawaiian. A second edition of the entire Bible published in 1843 was the only other complete Hawaiian Bible to appear in the nineteenth century.As is often the case with early Hawaiian printings, huge edition numbers are not reflected by current survival rates and each of the three separate components of the 1838 Bible is rare. Documents quoted by Forbes shed a deal of light on the process of publishing the Bible, and demonstrate that the two parts of the Old Testament were translated, printed, bound and sold as quite separate operations. Hiram Bingham wrote of the completion of the translation of this part that "The last portion was pronounced done a few days short of 19 years since our eyes first beheld the towering & dark mountains of Hawaii. Today is the 19th anniversary of our landing at Honolulu". However one may now regard the early missionary activities in Hawaii and the rest of the Pacific, there can be no doubt that the publication of the Bible in the native language represents one of the most significant milestones in the colonial history of the islands.An early owner has translated the title-page in ink, and the early book-ticket "Jonathan Tenney's Library" appears on the front pastedown. At some point the printed words "Buke II" have been removed from the title-page, whether at publication or by one of the subsequent owners of the volume is unclear.Forbes, 'Hawaiian National Bibliography', 1109; Hawaii One Hundred, 52 (part); Judd and Bell, 187.

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

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

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        Birds of Great Britain and Ireland. 4 volume set. (Volumes I - IV of the Naturalist's Library.)

      Edinburgh: W H Lizars. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Leather spine scuffed. 5 plates missing. [1838]. Reprint. Brown half-leather cover with maroon boards. 315pp; 409pp, 349pp; 313pp + plates :: 103 (of 108) hand-coloured plates :: 170mm x 110mm (7" x 4") .

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        Trattato delle Servitu Prediali [Bound With two Other Titles]

      1838. Ferrero, Alessandro. Trattato delle Servitu Prediali Secondo le Disposizioni del Codice Civile, Messe in Armonia Coi Principii del Dritto Romano e Colla Giurisprudenza Francese. Turin: Per Giuseppe Vaccarino e Comp., 1838. 190 pp. [Bound with] Ferrero, Alessandro. Della Prova delle Obbligazioni e dei Loro Pagamenti Secondo le Disposizioni del Codice Civile Combinate Col Gius-Comune Istruzione Teorico-Pratica. Turin: Per Giuseppe Vaccarino e Compagnia, 1838. 116, [2] pp. [And] Ferrero, Alessandro. Trattato dei le Prescrizioni Secondo le Disposizioni del Codice Civile e le Altre Veglianti Leggi Patrie Combinate col Diritto Romano e la Giurisprdenza Francese. Turin: Per Giuseppe Vaccarino e Comp., 1838. Near-contemporary paper-covered boards, printed titles, perhaps clipped from original printer wrappers, pasted to spine. Light edgewear and soiling, some darkening to spine. Light to moderate toning. Interesting vignette containing the scales and swords of justice on title page of the first title. Early owner stamps to title pages and a few other leaves, interior otherwise clean. * Only editions. Three rare treatises on aspects of real property and commercial law in the Kingdom of Piedmont-Sardinia. OCLC locates 1 copy of Trattato delle Servitu in North America (at Harvard Law School), no copies of the other two titles.

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        Die Oestliche Und Westliche Halbkugel Der Erde Entworfen Und Gezeichnet Von E. S. Weiland [Original 1838 World Map]

      Weimar - 1838. () Very good. 21" X 26.5" (53.34 X 67.31 cm). All continents except for America have been outlined in colour by hand (in oranges and yellows) with legend beneath. Subtle greenish tinge to the border surrounding each circle. Deep creasing down middle of map (vertically). Some light creasings, small closed tears and chipping to map, mainly near edges; as well as slight rippling across the page. Yellowish discolouration to bottom and top edges (visible a couple of inches into the page), however this not intrusive to the map or decoration. World is shown split into two circles attaching at the center (With America and part of Australien on the left and Africa, Europa and Asien to the right). Delicate line decoration surrounding title and publication information. A beautiful antique map. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Diccionario razonado de Legislación y Jurisprudencia. Segunda edición, corregida y aumentada

      Madrid, Imprenta del Colegio Nacional de Sordo - Mudos, 1838 - 1845. Tres volúmenes en folio; 2 hs., 850 pp. + 834 pp. + 596 pp. Impresión a doble columna. Rastros de humedad en las primeras doscientas páginas del volúmen primero. Encuadernación no uniforme en media piel, de la época.

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        SKETCHES OF YOUNG GENTLEMEN

      1838. With Six Illustrations by "Phiz." London: Chapman and Hall, 1838. Bound in full green morocco, all page edges gilt. First Edition of this anonymously-published book; when this appeared, Dickens noted that it and SUNDAY UNDER THREE HEADS were his only writings to date not issued as by "Boz." Dickens wrote this as a protest against SKETCHES OF YOUNG LADIES, pseudonymously published (by "Quiz" -- probably Edward Caswell -- and illustrated by "Phiz") the year before by Chapman & Hall. That volume classified these "interesting members of the animal kingdom" in such groups as "Lazy Young Lady," "Stupid Young Lady," "Petting Young Lady" and "Manly Young Lady." To quote from Dickens's dedication of SKETCHES OF YOUNG GENTLEMEN to the Young Ladies:~Your Dedicator is humbly of opinion that so many libels, upon your Honourable sex, were never contained in any previously published work... Although your Dedicator is not at present prepared to deny that you are animals, still he humbly submits that it is not polite to call you so... Your Dedicator humbly suggests, that such of your Honourable sex as purchased the bane should possess themselves of the antidote, and that those of your Honourable sex who were not rash enough to take the first, should lose no time in swallowing the last, -- prevention being in all cases better than cure...~This volume of twelve types of "Young Gentlemen," similarly bound and likewise illustrated by "Phiz," was followed two years later by Dickens's SKETCHES OF YOUNG COUPLES.~This copy is bound, without ads, in full green morocco, with marbled endpapers. Condition is near-fine: a bookplate has been removed from the front paste-down, but there is very little wear other than light rubbing at the joints. Gimbel B63; Carr B472; Eckel pp 104-5.

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        Opinions et discours de M. Casimir Périer, publiés par sa famille, recueillis et mis en ordre par A. Lesieur (.), et précédés d'une notice historique par Charles de Rémusat.

      Paris, Paulin 1838 - 4 vol. in-8, [4]-II-LXVI-456, [4]-537, [4]-473 et [4]-507 pp., demi-chagrin vert, dos à nerfs orné, tranches marbrées (rel. de l'époque). Bon exemplaire. Unique édition collective des oeuvres parlementaires de Périer, procurée par Rémusat : elle n'est pas commune et rassemble tous les discours tenus depuis décembre 1817 jusqu'à la session de 1831 (Périer fut atteint comme l'on sait par l'épidémie de choléra qui ravageait alors Paris et mourut le 16 mai 1832). Exemplaire réimposé au format in-4.

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