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

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

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        Séjour d'une Famille Américaine en France, suivi d'une Excursion su le Rhin, et d'une Nouvelle Excursion en Suisse

      Paris: Charles Gosselin et W. Coquebert, 1838, 1838. First edition of the first French translation of Gleanings in Europe. Spiller & Blackburn, page 87; OCLC records one copy (Bibliothèque Nationale). There were similar editions later the same year. Scattered foxing throughout; binding a little rubbed; very good copy.. 3 vols in 1, 8vo, contemporary half calf, marbled boards, gilt decorations and lettering. From the library of Marie Caroline, Duchesse de Berry (1798-1870).

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        VIEW OF THE CORONATION OF QUEEN VICTORIA [slipcase title]. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF THE CORONATION OF QUEEN VICTORIA IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY June 28, 1838. [Front-face title].

      Accordion-folding peepshow, with eight cut-out hand-coloured aquatint panels, housed in a slipcase with a pictorial title label.. The front face measures 15 x 11.4 cm. The peepshow expands by paper bellows to approximately 72 cm. Slipcase restored, else a fine copy of a scarce peepshow. See Hyde 231.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        The Seraphim and Other Poems

      

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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

      

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

      Richard Bentley, London 1838 - Three volumes. Frontis, [4], 331, [4 pp. ads], 8 plates; frontis, [4], 307 pp, 6 plates; frontis, [4], 315 pp. 7 plates--complete with 26 engraved plates in all, including both the rejected "Fireside" plate and its replacement, the "Church" plate, and an extra-illustrated additional hand-colored engraving of the R.A. Maclise portrait of Dickens. All plates appear in 2 versions of each, one of which is colored, with the exception of the rejected "Fireside" plate which is uncolored. Bound in purple morocco, spines with five raised bands adorned with gold rules and mosaic frames of green and red morocco; the matching front and back boards are framed with gold tooling, and an inner frame decorated with gold tooled and inlaid green and red morocco; while the inner boards are decorated with gold tooling and small florets of red morocco, purple silk linings and endpapers, untrimmed, and gilt topedges, all expertly done by William Turner Morrell of London, c. 1880. The volumes are housed in purple cloth covered slipcases with green morocco spine labels by James MacDonald of New York. The addition of the extra plates in this copy help remind us of the significant role that illustration played in many English novels of the nineteenth century. Cruikshank claimed, many years after author’s death in 1870, the paternity of Oliver Twist, asserting that Dickens had composed his text according to his drawings and ideas he had suggested. The illustrator defended this idea in The Artist and the Author, a thin pamphlet published in 1872. We shall leave the scholar to determine Oliver's precise parentage, but the great bookman Percy Muir observed "It was for Oliver Twist that Cruikshank surpassed anything he had previously done. It is neither appropriate nor necessary to comment on the text of this great novel, but the illustrations may almost be said to belong to our folklore"--thus making author and illustrator inseparable. A fresh, bright and elegant copy of one of the iconic novels of modern times. The Pierre Bergé copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Journals of the Consultation held at San Felipe de Austn [sic], October 16, 1835. Published by the Order of Congress

      Houston: [Telegraph Power Press], 1838. 12mo. (8 x 4 3/4 inches). 54, [2, blank]pp. Expertly bound to style in half dark purple straight grain morocco over period marbled paper covered boards. Housed in a morocco box. The beginnings of independence in Texas and the formation of the provisional government at the start of the Revolution: the rare first edition of "the record of the proceedings of the group of Texans which first set up a formal ... government for Texas as a state independent of Mexico" (Streeter): a seminal work of Texana and an early Houston imprint. This Journal documents the proceedings of the Consultation in October and early November of 1835, as it guided Texas towards independence amidst the Siege of Bexar. The work includes a printing of the "Declaration of the People of Texas, in General Convention Assembled" (p. 21), a declaration of causes for taking up arms against Mexico preliminary to the Texas Declaration of Independence. On November 13, the Consultation prepared twenty-one articles (pp. 42-49) creating the framework for a provisional government for Texas; from that date, until March 1, 1836, the Consultation was the only governing body in Texas. The formation of the Consultation is described by Streeter: "At a meeting of the citizens of Columbia held on August 15, 1835, it was resolved that 'a consultation of all Texas, through her representatives is indispensable,' ... it having become apparent, because of the opening of hostilities with Mexico, that there would be difficulty in assembling a quorum, on October 11, 1935, a small group, acting on a suggestion made by Stephen F. Austin a fortnight or so before, set up at San Felipe an informal organization sometimes referred to as the 'Permanent Council' and sometimes as the 'General Council of Texas.' The 'Permanent Council' were so informally chosen that this Journals of the Consultation may be regarded as the record of the proceedings of the group of Texans which first set up a formal, though provisional, government for Texas as a state independent of Mexico. They were the body that drew up the Declaration of the People of Texas, in General Convention assembled. These Journals, not printed until 1838, are the first record of all the sessions of the Consultation." Five hundred copies were printed of this record of the birth of an independent Texas; Streeter records fifteen extant, including his own. Streeter, Texas I:245; Rader 3055; Sabin 94952; Howes S69; Raines, p.229; Eberstadt 110:259.

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        Oeuvres Complètes

      New illustrated edition of 122 color plates erased and decorated by hand, on strong paper. The 122 boards contain more than 300 figures. The boards were designed by Janet Lange and Travies (the best illustrators to Buffon in the nineteenth), and engraved by Manceau, Fournier ...Binders half glazed calf vintage red. Smooth back nicely decorated with rock gardens and animal irons (stork, birds, monkeys). Friction hitches and light on the back. Friction on a dish. 4 corners folded and others rubbed.Pale freckles scattered and erratic (but never heavy or invasive), some pages include title, some not, same for the inside. Notebooks browned and some boards. The serpentes are present and the boards are in good condition, without browning, with occasional pale foxing in the margins, the boards of the first 2 volumes more scorched.Tome premier - General subjects, theory of the earth. 782 pages illustrated with a portrait, 5 color maps.Tome second - General subjects, theory of the Earth (Part 2), minerals. 775 pages.Volume third - Mammals. 726 illustrated pages with 13 color plates.fourth volume - Mammals (part 2). 784 illustrated pages with 29 color plates.Volume fifth - Birds. 653 illustrated pages with 44 color plates.Tome sixth - Birds (Part 2). 732 illustrated pages with 30 color plates. Furne et Cie Paris 1838 Fort in-8 (16,5x25,5cm) 6 tomes en 6 volumes reliés

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        The Fairy Annual

      London: Joseph Robins, 1838. 1 3/8 x 1 11/16". 119 pp. Black leather over boards with gilt title and date on spine, gilt pattern on inside covers with dentelle and gold embossed printer's mark on rear paste-down endpaper, all edges gilt, stamped "bound by Zaehnsdorf" in gilt, in near fine condition. Printed under a pseudonym and dedicated to Queen Victoria, this little book contains fairy tales and short stories by various authors and was chiefly designed for children (Bondy p. 71, Welsh 2759). Finely printed by Richard Watts and bound by Joseph Zaehnsdorf, a well-known Austro-Hungarian binder. Bookplate of Eugene Field (1850 - 1895), well-known American poet. The bookplate is most likely an original as it does not have the family crest and is the correct size of 1 x 1 3/4". However, Field's son was notorious for forging his father's signature and adding a fake bookplate in order to sell books that may have not been part of the original library for a higher value. Therefore, it is impossible to say definitively whether or not this work was originally part of Field's library.

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        Map of the United States Territory of Oregon West of the Rocky Mountains. Exhibiting the various Trading Depots or Forts occupied by the British Hudson Bay Company connected with the Western and northwestern Fur Trade.

      U.S. Government. Washington, D.C. Ca. 1838. - Black and white engraved map, 17 1/2 x 20 5/8 inches (44 x 52.5 cm) on sheet 18 3/4 x 22 inches, folded as issued. Scarcely visible foxing in upper margin and upper left of image, but overall fine condition. A significant map in the history of the Pacific Northwest and the United States, which first appeared with the report of Senator Linn on a Bill to authorise the President to occupy the Oregon Territory, and was subsequently published in several other government reports (this marked "S. Doc. No. 470, 25 Con. 2 S" at upper right which was the Linn Report, but here separated from whatever report it was published in). It was intended to "awaken public interest in an American occupation of the vast area then known as Oregon Territory" (Wheat: Mapping the Trans-Mississippi West #434). It was based on the Arrowsmith landmark 1834 map of "British North America". Washington Hood was a Captain in the U.S Corps of Topographical Engineers, working under the direction of Colonel J.J. Abert. A most handsome map, of particular interest given its use in association with the promulgation of the doctrine of "Manifest Destiny," a phrase which first made print in 1845.

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        REPORTS RELATING TO THE ENTERTAINMENT OF HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN IN THE GUILDHALL OF THE CITY OF LONDON ON LORD MAYOR'S DAY 1837.

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

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        Musé du chasseur ou collection de toutes les espèces de gibier de poil ou de plume qu'on chasse au fusil, avec la description de leurs caractères, de leurs moeurs, etc.; dirigé par un chasseur naturaliste, et lithographié d'après nature par Victor Adam.

      1838. Paris, Armand Robin, Editeur, 1838. 2 volumes grand In-8 (26 x 18 cm), demi-basane marron à petits coins, dos à décor romantique et filets dorés. Tome 1 : 2 ff. n. ch., VIII p., 224 pages, 36 planches lithographies et aquarellée (gibier plume & gibier poil) ; Tom 2 : 2 ff. n. ch., 227 pages. 36 planches lithographiées et aquarellées oiseaux d'eau, oiseaux de rivage) ; avec un Supplément de XVI pp. (à la suite de la p. 124). Deux ex-libris sur les gardes. Erreur de pagination en tome 1 : p.97 à 104 numérotées deux fois ; la p. 137 devient 157 et p. suivantes poursuivant l'erreur jusqu'à la p. 224. s Parmi les gibiers représentés on trouve : le coq de bruyère, l'alouette, l'ortolan, la bécasse, le loup, le sanglier, le chamois, le courlis, le pluvier, la bécassine, la macreuse, le canard, la sarcelle, la poule d'eau, etc. Ce bel ouvrage devient de plus en plus rare, indique Thiébaud, 6. Français relié DeCollection

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        Reposta ao Folheto, que tem por titulo: Address of the Right Rev. Daniel O?Connor, D.D. Vicar Apostolic of Madras to the clergy and people of the See of Meliapor. Por hum Ecclesiastico do Arcebispado de Goa

      Goa, 1838. Typographia Nacional. Recent quarter calf.. Together with:- Resposta ao Folhetinho, que tem por Titulo: Theological Opinion of an Eminent Catholic Divine, the Very Rev Father Jarrige, Missionary Apostolic at Pondicherry, on the subject of the Portuguese schism in India, to the Rigth (sic) Rev. Dr. OConnor, Vicar Apostolic of Madras, on the 19th of July, 1838. 6 pp., (1) f. And:- Pastoral do Arcebispo Eleito de Goa, Primaz do Oriente, Governador, e Vigario Capitular do mesmo Arcebispado Metropolitano, mostrando que hum denominado Breve Apostolico datado de 24 de abril de 1838 He Supposto; e mandando a todos os seus subditos que o naõ recebaõ, nem executem, sem elle se apresentar munido do beneplacito regio de Sua Magestade Fidelissima. (1) f., 39 pp. Diplomatic relations between Lisbon and Rome had been broken off in 1834, but Pope Gregory XVI sanctioned the return of the Jesuits in 1837. Seeing their positions threatened, the clergy and laity in Goa rose up in opposition, often claiming the directives sent from Rome were forgeries.

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        Grèce

      1838. FRANCFORT S/M, CHEZ SIGISMOND SCHMERBER. 1838. In-12.Carré. Cartonné. Bon état. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos satisfaisant. Quelques rousseurs. 447 pages + 112 planches de gravures en noir et blanc. L'Univers ou Histoire et description de tous les Peuples, de leurs religions, moeurs, coutumes, etc ... Mont Olympe, Ruines de Troies, Tombe d'Ajax, Phocée, Massène, Athènes vue de la colline du Musée et vue du Pnyx, Coupe du Temple de et Statue de Jupiter, Aqueduc dans l'Ile de Mytilène, Pylos, Sphactérie, Syracuse, Temple d'Apollon près Phigalée, Thèbes, Porte de Méssène, Monument de Lysiorade, Lion de Chéronée

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        Almanach du Département de l'Yonne pour l'année 1838

      Guillaume Maillefer, 1838. In - 18 (119 x 68 mm), maroquin rouge, dos lisse orné en long, plats orné d'une plaque dorée (reliure d'époque). Orné d'une carte du Département repliée, blason de l'Yonne gravé sur la page de titre. Bel exemplaire (quelques petits défauts, rousseurs sur les tranches, rares piqûres sur le texte). / / 18o (119 x 68 mm), red morocco, smooth spine tooled, gilt decorative pattern on covers (contemporary binding). Illustrated with a folding map, engraved arms of Yonne on title page. Fine copy (some small defects, brownings on edges, rare spots on text).

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        Séjour d'une Famille Américaine en France, suivi d'une Excursion su le Rhin, et d'une Nouvelle Excursion en Suisse.

      Paris: Charles Gosselin et W. Coquebert, 1838. 3 vols in 1, 8vo, contemporary half calf, marbled boards, gilt decorations and lettering. From the library of Marie Caroline, Duchesse de Berry (1798-1870). Scattered foxing throughout; binding a little rubbed; very good copy.

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        The Country Gentlemen's Architect; Containing a Variety of Designs...

      London: M. Taylor, 1838. Quarto, with 22 engraved plates (eight double-page); in the original grey boards with paper label,, with the 16pp. publisher's catalogue. A very charming, but practical, pattern-book aimed at the country gentleman who wished to construct villas which looked like farms, and for genteel farmers who wanted their farms to look like villas. Lugar includes designs for cottages, farm houses and complete farm yards and detailed plans for dairies, dog kennels, hunting stables, piggeries, poultry yards and breweries. It was the last of these which was adapted by Robert and Helenus Scott in their design for a brew house (see Broadbent, The Australian Colonial House, p. 280), the drawing for which is held by the Mitchell Library.This is a nice, unsophisticated copy of this new edition - actually a reprint of the original edition of 1807, with a new title-page. Some foxing and offsetting, but a very good, largely unopened; flyleaves cut away.

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        VIEWS OF PORTS AND HARBOURS, Watering Places, Fishing Villages, and other Picturesque Objects on the English Coast.

      London: Charles Tilt, 1838. vi, 162 pages of text. Red hardcover binding: attractive red morocco (leather spine and corners with red pebbled cloth boards. Minor rubbing to extremities; protected in archival mylar. Bound by Tout. Illustrated with 50 engraved plates [complete] including frontis and engraved title page. Measures over 29cm and might be considered a small folio by some. First few pages (including engraved title page and title page) with minor foxing, and minor toning to edges of plates. Two plates are foxed within image. Engraved by William and Edward Finden, from paintings by J.D. Harding, G. Balmer, E.W. Cooke, T. Creswick, and other eminent artists. Text edited by W. A. Chatto. Previous owner's name on front endpaper appears to be "E.H. Dorey 1931." Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper "James Steward Alltyrodyn.". First Edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Quarto (4to).

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        Views of Ports and Harbours, Watering Places, Fishing Villages and other picturesque objects on the English Coast.

      London, Charles Tilt 1838 - 4°. VI, 161 S., 1 n.n. S. Mit gestochenem Titel, Frontispiz und 48 Stahlstichtafeln. Grüner Lederband der Zeit mit reicher Gold- und Blindprägung und Ganzgoldschnitt. Erste Ausgabe mit den romantischen Stahlstichen der Gebrüder Finden nach Vorlagen von J.D. Harding, G. Balmer, E.W. Cooke, T. Creswick u.a. Eine wesentlich erweitere Fassung erschien 1844 in zwei Bänden. - Rücken des hübschen Einbandes leicht beschabt. Mit handschriftlichem Schenkungsvermerk auf dem Vorsatz. Etwas gebräunt und stockfleckig. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Oeuvres complètes

      New French edition Chez Charles Gosselin à Paris 1838-1841 13x21,5cm 30 tomes en 15 volumes reliés

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        Traité pratique des maladies vénériennes ou recherches critiques et expérimentales sur l'inoculation appliquée à l'étude de ces maladies, suivies d'un résumé thérapeutique et d'un formulaire spécial

      Paris, Just Rouvier et E. Le Bouvier, 1838. 1838, 1838, in-8, (4) et 808 pages, demi-veau bleu nuit de l'époque, dos lisse orné de d'arabesques dorées, Première édition. On doit à Philippe Ricord l'établissement des lois de la transmission de la syphilis. Avec Hunter, il fut l'une des plus grandes autorités en la matière. Élégant exemplaire conservé dans une reliure de l'époque dont le dos est orné d'un motif gravé représentant des volutes. On joint : De Welz (Robert), Deux réponses à deux lettres de M. le Docteur Ricord sur la syphilis (Würzbourg, Paul Halm, 1850, in-8 de 22 pages)

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        A Bibliographical Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in The Northern Counties of Scotland and in England

      London: Printed by C. Richards,, 1838. 2 volumes, octavo (241 × 148 mm). Contemporary red straight-grain morocco, titles and elaborate decoration to spines separated by raised bands, panelled tooling to boards, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. With 40 full-page engraved plates and numerous illustrations within the text. Bookplate to front pastedown in each volume and auctioneer's small description pasted to front pastedown of volume 1, some mild foxing to a few leaves, spines and boards a little rubbed otherwise in excellent condition. First small paper edition. A handsome copy.

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        Miniature Book from White House Collection signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The Little Classic and Chronological Companion.

      London: Printed for the Author, 1838. Book measuring 3+ 5/16 inches tall, signed "Franklin D Roosevelt The White House 1937" on the inside front cover, and a tiny bookplate on the facing endpaper upon which is printed "Library of Franklin D. Roosevelt No. 1320 (number is handwritten). Bookseller's yellow label on the corner of the inside front cover "J. Field. Bookseller, &c 65 Regents Quadrant LONDON." Bound in the original maroon cloth, which is heavily decorated with gilt stamping. The spine title reads "Maunders Little Classic." The binding is lightly to moderately soiled, with minor sunning to the spine; the inner hinges have been discreetly strengthened. All edges gilt. Minor soiling to the front endpaper, and the half title is lightly creased. Complete with half title, engraved frontis and engraved title page. Three works in one volume. I: [ii], 256 pages; II: 155 pages, [i] blank; III: 84 pages. II: Chronology and History in Miniature; Alphabetically Arranged. III: The Miniature Law Dictionary... No author listed in book; Samuel Maunder (1785-1849). Most books from FDR's library are marked "Hyde Park." It is highly uncommon to be marked "The White House". FDR is the only US President known to collect miniature books. He amassed a collection of about 750 of them, many of which were sold in two auctions in the years following his death.. Signed. Early edition. Hardcover. Very good+ condition. 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall.

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        A Review of the Trial, Conviction, and Final Imprisonment in the Common Jail of the County of Suffolk of Abner Kneeland, for the Alleged Crime of Blasphemy

      Boston: George A. Chapman, 1838. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 12mo, 132 pp, in original plain brown cloth. Some chips in cloth at spine, front board just holding on, moderate foxing throughout. Small label "Coll. Immac. Conc. S.J." on front pastedown. A scarce account by the last man jailed in the United States for blashemy. Abner Kneeland (1774-1844) was a former Universalist minister who became a popular freethinker and reformer in the 1830s. He lectured widely and founded and edited the Boston Investigator, a weekly social-reform journal that advocated public schools, equality regardless of race or sex, a better life for working people, and the abolition of slavery and imprisonment for debt. After stating in print that he did not believe in God, Kneeland was indicted for blasphemy in 1833, under a Massachusetts law enacted in 1782. He nedured multiple trials resulting in hung juries, but was finally convicted in 1838 and--despite vocal support from Ralph Waldo Emerson, William Ellery Channing, William Lloyd Garrison, Bronson Alcott, and other leading reformers--jailed for two months. Here he offers an account of his prosecution as well as a vigorous defense of free thought. Sabin 38091.

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        Fables de La Fontaine

      - H. Fournier, Paris 1838, In-8 (15x23,5cm), 292pp. et 312pp., 2 volumes reliés. - Edizione frontespizio illustrato di una title shot Cina e 240 in legno inserto da Grandville. Leganti metà lutto tempo smeraldo. indietro liscio decorato con rockeries ferri da stiro e ferri da stiro testa monastica. Titolo e il volume numero dorato. Luce scanalatura testa 0,5 centimetri sulla mascella inferiore del volume 2. attrito sulle stoviglie. 2 angoli urtato. copertina fine del volume di 1 con strappato mancanza. A pochi punti sparsi a margine e su Serpentes, ma sono rimasti ben su carta bianca. Buon esemplare con ben abbastanza decorativo indietro. una delle produzioni migliori dell'artista nella personificazione degli animali. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale illustrée d'un titre-frontispice tiré sur chine et de 240 hors-texte sur bois par Grandville. Reliures en demi chagrin émeraude d'époque. Dos lisses ornés de fers rocailles et de fers monastiques en tête. Titre et tomaison dorés. Légère fente en tête sur 0,5cm au mors inférieur du tome 2. Frottements sur les plats. 2 coins émoussés. Page de garde en fin du tome 1 déchirée avec manque. Quelques rousseurs éparses dans les marges et sur les serpentes, mais sur un papier demeuré bien blanc. Bon exemplaire aux jolis dos bien décoratifs. une des meilleures productions de l'artiste dans la personnification des animaux. 

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        Flycatchers

      Lizars 1838 - Bibliography: The Naturalist’s Library consists of a series of 40 small octavo volumes dealing with the natural history of 4 groups of animals: Birds, Fish, Mammals and Insects. There are 14 volumes in this Ornithology series. Each of these small volumes consists of around 200 to 300 text pages and 30 or more hand coloured plates. There is a frontispiece depicting, in a black and white engraving, a famous naturalist. There is an essay on the life of the naturalist shown in the frontispiece. The centrepiece of the illustrations thereafter is usually handcoloured and made more attractive by leaving the finely engraved naturalistic background uncoloured. (These backgrounds are not readily shown in anye accompanying photographs). . . Several editions were produced during the middle of the 19th century. Different publishers were involved in these editions and the numbering of volumes is not consistent. The is the 21st volume of the first edition of the complete library and volume X of the Ornithology series. Description: The front and back covers are light green cloth with dark green leather corners. The spine is in the same dark green leather. The spine is divided into 6 sections with the title ‘Flycatchers’, author ‘ Swainson Vol I’ and date ‘1838’in gilt. The are gilt decorations in the other sections. The size is 10.5 x 17 x 2.5cm. All the edges are gilt. The front and end pastedowns are in green and red marbling. The frontispiece an engraving of the naturalist Haller. There are three title pages. This title page states ‘The Naturalist’s Library Ornithology Vol X ‘ and gives the publishers as Edinburgh: WH Lizars, London: Samuel Highley and Dublin: W Curry. It has a coloured engraving of a pair of birds. The second title page is without the engraving, repeats the information given on the previous page and adds the Editor’s name - William Jardine, the Author’s name - William Swainson, and the date 1838. The third page states that this is: The Natural Arrangement and relations of the Family of Flycatchers or Muscicapidae by William Swainson illustrated with 33 coloured plates with a portrait and memoir of Baron Haller. There is then a Publisher’s advertisement followed by a table of contents. This identifies the species described by popular name in English and gives the page number. The Plate identifies the species by the taxonomic name and gives the number of the plate. The memoir of Baron Haller is from pages 15 to 63. The general nature of Flycatchers is described from pages 64 to 73. The descriptions of individual species follows. Each species is allocated about 3 to 4 pages of text. These textual descriptions are continuous. All of the full page illustrations are bound as a block at the end of the volume. The artist is Swainson himself. Condition The condition of this volume is fine. It has been rebound, presumably by Bayntun of Bath, England, since it matches almost exactly the binding of another two volumes of Humming Birds. There are no marks, bumping, looseness, inscriptions of any kind. There is very minor foxing in the blank front and end papers. Although the title page states that there are 33 coloured plates along with a portrait of Baron Haller the contents page identifies only 31 along with the frontispiece vignette. This accords with the number of coloured plates in this volume. The contents page also states that there is a total of 33 plates in the volume. The plates are all free from any marks and foxing. This a superb example of this very collectable series. They would enhance any collection of books on ornthology or natural history Essential for any serious collector of fine bird books. See Also Humming Birds and Sunbirds in the same series [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        New South Wales Immigration Report from the Committee on Immigration with the Minutes of Evidence and Replies to Circular Letter.

      E.H Stratham, Printer, York Street. Sydney 1838. 4to. marbled board, half leather, pp.35,227,20,4352. Good. Some foxing, water marks on some pages. Wear to bottom cover corners. Sir James Dowling bookplate on fep. Second & third of the first three reportson immigration provided on the colony. (first report 1837). Sir James Dowlings' copy (Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New South Wales 1837 ? 1844. ) .

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        Reliquien. Aus seinen nachgelassenen Papieren gesammelt von Heinrich Zschokke. Titel, 336; 323; 244 S. Gr.-8°. Pappbd d. Z. (berieben) mit rotem Rückenschild.

      Hechingen, F. X. Ribler, 1836-1838. - Erste Ausgabe des posthumen Abdrucks von Aufsätzen Jochmanns, teils vorher in 'Prometheus' erschienen. Dies ist bis heute die umfangreichste Sammlung von Texten "dieses berühmten Unberühmten" (Trauzettel). Was hier nicht gedruckt wurde, ist – von "Ueber die Sprache" (1828) abgesehen – verschollen. "Der Zschokke-Nachlass im Staatsarchiv Aarau enthält keinerlei Jochmann-Materialien noch sonstige Hinweise auf ihn" (Haufe, Die unzeitige Wahrheit, S. 76). Enthält: I. 'Mitteilungen zu Jochmanns Lebensgeschichte' von H. Zschokke (mit leichten Veränderungen gegenüber dem Druck in 'Prometheus'. Wichtig für die Kenntnis von Jochmanns Biographie. - II. 'Kleinigkeiten aus meinen Reiseblättern'. 1. In England; 2. In Frankreich. - III. 'K. E. Oelsner in Paris'. Ueber Ereignisse und Personen seiner Zeit. - IV. 'Robbespierre'. - V. 'Die Bürgschaften der englischen Verfassung' (Erstdruck). - VI. 'Ueber die Oeffentlichkeit'; Die Glücksspiele; Politische Glossen (Erstdruck); Englands Freiheit; Religion, Dogma und Priesterthum (Erstdruck); Die französischen Staatsverwandlungen (Erstdruck); Centralisieren und Föderalisieren (Erstdruck). VII. 'Zur Naturgeschichte des Adels' (Erstdruck); Erfahrungsfrüchte (Erstdruck). Als erster hatte Walter Benjamin auf Jochmann (und sein Buch "Ueber die Sprache") hingewiesen und begeistert geschrieben: "Eine Darstellung, der es gelänge, die Kontinuität des revolutionären Gedankens von Forster bis Jochmann aufzuzeigen, würde den Vorkämpfern des deutschen Bürgertums die Schuld abstatten, die seine heutigen Nachfahren insolvent findet . Wer die sprachliche Gestalt des . Essays in sich aufnimmt, den wird es wenig erstaunen, daß sein Autor nichts, was er veröffentlichte, gezeichnet hat . Der Zukunft, von welcher er in prophetischen Worten spricht, wendet er gleichsam den Rücken, und sein Seherblick entzündet sich an den immer tiefer ins Vergangene hinschwindenden Gipfeln der früheren heroischen Menschengeschlechter und ihrer Poesie . Jochmann erkennt, daß der Fortschritt des Menschengeschlechts mit den Rückschritten mehrerer Tugenden, vor allem aber mit dem Rückschritt der poetischen Kunst, auf das engste verbunden ist". Die fehlende Wahrnehmung Jochmanns in der Öffentlichkeit mag auch daran liegen, dass dieser, wie Benjamin sagte, "den Zeitgenossen aus dem Wege gegangen [ist]". Jochmann wurde 1789 in Pernau am Rigaer Meerbusen geboren, Schule und Studium führten ihn nach Riga, Leipzig, Heidelberg, Göttingen und Lausanne. In Riga wurde er Advokat, floh vor den Napoleonischen Truppen nach England, kehrte kurz nach Riga zurück, um es für immer zu verlassen und auf Reisen durch Deutschland, die Schweiz und Südfrankreich Heilung für seine körperlichen Leiden zu suchen. Auf der Reise zu Samuel Hahnemann starb Jochmann 1830 an einem offenbar nicht erkannten Lungenleiden in Naumburg. "Nicht viel mehr als solche Eckdaten sind über sein Leben bekannt, kein Porträt überliefert uns eine Vorstellung von seiner Gestalt, seine Grabstätte wurde im zweiten Weltkrieg zerstört. Anonym hat er die meisten seiner Schriften veröffentlicht – ein Unbekannter und Unzugänglicher, ist er leidend an sich und der Welt echolos durch seine Zeit hindurchgegangen. Und doch scheint er als ein Zeitgenosse zu uns zu sprechen, mit dem Ton vernunftorientierter politischer Sehnsucht und wissender, melancholischer Skepsis" (Haufe). – Exlibris. Leicht gebräunt, gutes Exemplar. – Goed. X 105, 114 (Zschokke). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        White-eared Honey-eater.

      London: J.H. Bohte, 1838. Engraved plate with contemporary handcolouring, 280 x210mm. Graceful Sydney honey-eater engraved by Australia's first professional artist John Lewin, who arrived in the colony in 1800 and established himself as our first natural history illustrator.This is from the 1838 "Bohte" issue of Lewin's birds, plate number 20 of the series. Very good.

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        Grundzüge der allgemeinen Naturlehre des Menschen

      Anton Strauss s sel. Witwe, Wien 1838 - 21,5 cm.Ld. Mit Stahlstichpotrait vom Autor, roter Marokaneinband - Prägedruck, Buchdeckel und hinterer Buchdeckel geht Schutzumschalg ab und etwas beschmutzt, Buchecken bestoßen und berieben, Buchrücken geht Farbe ein bisschen ab, hintere fliegende Vorsatzblatt etwas beschmutzt, einige unfrische Seiten erste und zweite Abtheilung: "Grundzüge der Naturlehre des Menschen von seinem Werden bis zum Tode" (1838) -352 S. dritte und vierte (letzte) Abtheilung: "Grundzüge der Naturlehre des Menschen von seinem Werden bis zum Tode" (1839) mit vollständigen Registern - 492 S. Guter Zustand. In deutscher Sprache. 492 pages. Sonderangebot: Dieser Verkäufer bietet Kunden einen exklusiven Rabatt von 20% auf sämtliche Preise. Alter Preis: 700,00 EUR.

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        Cenni sulla forma primitiva del Pantheon fabbricato per ordine di Marco Agrippa e sulla ristorazione da farsi al medesimo

      Roma, Giunchi e Menicanti, 1838. Edizione originale del XIX secolo di questo studio sull'architettura del Pantheon romano. Il libro è stato ristampato più volte nello stesso e seguente secolo. Copertina originale mancante, sostituta da una copertina blu. All'interno ottime condizioni. Original XIX century edition of this popular study on the original architecture of the roman Pantheon, many times reprinted in the same and following century. Original cover missing, and replace by a blue paper cover. Inside very good conditions. Buone condizioni

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        Eléments de Paléographie. Pour servir à l'étude des Documents inédits sur l'Histoire de France publiés par ordre du Roi.

      Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1838. - 2 volumes in-4, 2ff.-XIIpp.-716pp. - 2ff.-IVpp.-452pp.- 37 planches. Reliures modernes bradel toile beige, pièces de titre et tranches peignes originelles. Édition originale. Ouvrage majeur de l'archiviste Joseph Noël, dit Natalis de Wailly, qui en fut récompensé par son admission à l'Institut. Impression soignée sur papier vergé. Les planches, repliées, montrent des sceaux (procédé d'héliogravure Collas), ou des modèles de calligraphie (lithographies tirées en bistre). (Vicaire II, col. 571). - 2 planches mal placées. Quelques rousseurs éparses, les planches ont déchargé sur le feuillet voisin, marges parfois empoussiérées. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Lieder eines Malers mit Randzeichnungen seiner Freunde.

      - Düsseldorf, Buddeus, 1838, 4°, lithographiertes Titelblatt, IV, 61 S., Inhaltsverzeichnis, mit insgesamt 31 Radierungen, reich goldgeprägter Original-Ganzledereinband (leicht berieben, Exlirbis im Innendeckel, innen durchgehend etwas stockfleckig) *Erstausgabe [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Madame Tussaud's Memoirs and Reminiscences of France.with extra illustration.

      - London: Saunders and Otley, 1838. 2 vols., 8vo., xvi, 246, 247-506, [1 errata], 98 plates bound in including frontis portraits, top-edge gilt, fore- and bottom-edge untrimmed, title page printed in black and red. Contemporary half brown levant, marbled boards, raised bands with title gilt-stamped to backstrip, marbled endpapers. Very minimal foxing, lovely bright copy in fine binding. First edition, extra illustrated, finely bound copy of this scarce title. Madame (Anna Maria) Tussaud (1761-1850) maintained a famous London waxwork exhibition, that continues to attract visitors to this day. She produced wax models of Voltaire, Marie Antoinette, and many decapitated heads of aristocrats after the storming of the Bastille. Her 1838 Memoirs are based on her own lively anecdotes, but were set in a somewhat inaccurate historical context by friend and editor Francis Hervé. (Oxford DNB). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi

      

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        Congrès de Vérone. Guerre d'Espagne. Négociations : colonies espagnoles

      First edition of this text, the importance of eventually appear because it is a significant part of the "Memoires d'Outre grave" (see Clouzot).Binders half navy calf, flat spines decorated with romantic gold chains, gold in heads and tails strips, upper caps slightly rubbed and with one of them for two minor losses, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats paper tank, two tears in a slice, romantic contemporary binding.Quite complete the list of subscribers at the end of the second volume. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Delloye & Acquéreur & Brockhaus & Avenarius Paris & Leipzig 1838 13x21,5cm 2 volumes reliés

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        L'Assedio di Calais Melodramma lirico in tre Atti Poesia di Salvatore Cammarano... Riduzione del Mo. L. Gervasi... Prezzo Fr. 30. Fl. 11.30.cm. [Piano-vocal score].

      Milano: Gio Ricordi [PNs 9678-9689; 9692; 9697; 9697 1/2; 9960-9961], [1837-1838]. Oblong folio. Half contemporary brown morocco with marbled boards, light brown printed title label, most probably from publisher's original wrappers, laid down to upper. 1f. (title), [i] (named cast list), [i] (table of contents, with separate plate numbers for each piece), 235, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Cast list includes the names of the singers for the first performance. Each piece with a separate price and secondary pagination. Binding considerably worn; detached; spine lacking and reinforced brown tape; tender at joints; free front endpaper detached. Title partially detached; initial leaves slightly soiled and foxed; occasional lsmall tears and creases to blank margins; final leaf reinforced with heavy paper. First Edition. Scarce. OCLC no. 229882955. Giuseppe Angeloni et al., Gaetano Donizetti, p. 178. Laterza: Il Catalogo numerico Ricordi 1857, pp. 326, 335. L'assedio di Calais, to a libretto by Cammarano after Pierre Du Belloy, was first performed at the Teatro San Carlo in Naples on November 19, 1836. "In the 19th century L'assedio di Calais had no more than a single run of performances at the S Carlo between 1836 and 1840. An enterprising recording by Opera Rara in 1989 opened the public's eyes to the work's many merits. Originally designed by Donizetti as a passport to the Paris Opéra, it contains an integral divertissement (in which however only two of the four dances are Donizetti's). This was then an unusual feature as almost all Italian operas of the period were performed as double bills along with full-length ballets. The first two acts of L'assedio contain some excellent ensembles, particularly the prayer at the close of Act 2 ('O sacro polve'), sung as the hostages leave the city hall." William Ashbrook in Grove Music Online.

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        The PERSONAL HISTORY And EXPERIENCE Of DAVID COPPERFIELD, The YOUNGER.

      New York: Stringer & Townsend, (n. d.). [4], [19] - 264 [= 250] pp. Text double column. 22 pages of publisher adverts at rear. Engraved title page with drawing of Dickens by S. Wallin (fl. 1838 - 1851), engraved by Orr, which resembles, to some degree, the Samuel Lawrence portrait. Frontis & 7 inserted plates. 8vo. 9-3/16" x 5-7/8" Square & tight. Professionally rebacked, with 90% of original spine cloth laid-down. Period poi to ffep. Usual bit of foxing. A VG - VG+ copy.

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

      Hobart: J.C. MacDougall, 1838. Octavo, half-title and errata slip both present, recent polished calf, bookplate. 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? Occasional mild foxing yet a very good copy.

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        Six Months in South Australia; with some account of Port Philip and Portland Bay, in Australia Felix; with advice to emigrants; to which is added a monthly calendar of gardening and agriculture. Adapted to the climate and the seasons.

      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 morocco complete with the unnumbered 4-page 'Postscript' between pages 208 and 209 detailing Eyre's overlanding expedition from Port Phillip to Adelaide in 1838 during which he discovered and named Lake Hindmarsh. 'These few paragraphs... provide the very first appearance in book form of the great explorer, Edward John Eyre...' (Wantrup).

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

      1838. Baltimore, 1838. McDade 915. He Shot His Father, Then Hacked the Body with an Axe [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. $750. * 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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        MÜNCHEN., "München - von der Süd-Seite". Blick von der Giesinger Höhe in nordwestlicher Richtung über Untergiesing und die Isar auf München. Die Isar noch mit der früheren Holzbrücke rechts die Auer Kirche.

      Altkolorierte Lithographie von Carl F. Heinzmann bei Piloty & Loehle, 1838, 30 x 41 cm. Lentner 13745 Slg. Proebst 139. - Prächtige und seltene Ansicht, mit reizenden Kostümfiguren im Vordergrund belebt. - "Schön und selten, wie alle Blätter von diesem tüchtigen Lithographen" (Lentner). - Mit schmalem Rändchen um die Darstellung. Gerahmt. BAYERN, Oberbayern

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        Des maladies mentales considérées sous les rapports médical, hygiènique et médico-légal.

      Paris, Baillière, 1838. ____ Première édition. Exemplaire contenant un DESSIN ORIGINAL qui n'a jamais été imprimé. Esquirol qui succéda à Pinel à la Salpêtrière, a rédigé ici le premier traité moderne de psychiatrie. L'ouvrage est remarquable pour ses 27 planches, des portraits d'aliénés pour la plupart. Il a donc été ajouté en frontispice un dessin original à la mine de plomb qui n'a pas été retenu pour la publication. Ce dessin est de la même main qui a dessiné les illustrations publiées. Une note au crayon l'attibue à Tardieu, qui a été le graveur pour cet ouvrage, mais on ignore qui a été le dessinateur de ces illustrations, peut-être Esquirol lui-même. Véritable édition originale, l'édition de Bruxelles est une contre-façon. Des rousseurs, les dos ont été refaits. ***** First edition. Copy with an original drawing bound as a frontispice, which was not published. "Along with Pinel, Esquirol is regarded as the founder of the French school of psychiatry" (Norman 724). Illustrated by 27 engraved plates. Garrisson-Morton 4929. This is the real first edition, the Brussels printing is a counterfeit. 2 volumes in-8. [208 x 130 mm] Collation : XVIII, 678 pp., 7 planches h.-t. / (4), 864 pp., 21 planches h.-t. Demi-chagrin vert, dos orné de filets dorés. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Des maladies mentales considerées sous les rapports médical, hygiénique et médico-legal ... Accompagees de 27 planches gravees.

      Brussels: chez J.-B. Balliere, 1838. 1st Edition. Soft cover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Des maladies mentales considerées sous les rapports médical, hygiénique et médico-legal ... Accompagees de 27 planches gravees. Paris, London, Leipzig: chez J.-B. Balliere, 1838 [edition Bruxelles]. 4to. 2 volumes of text (240x159 mm); 1 atlas volume of plates (225x148 mm). vi, [2], 393 [3]; vi, 380 pp. including half titles, atlas with 27 engraved plates by Ambroise Tardieu [26] or Le Blanc [1], one plate folding, each plate with a manuscript caption below. Original gray publishers wrappers (paper cracked and chipped at spine), pages untrimmed and partially unopened, light foxing to text and plates, occasional minor soiling and browning of leave margins, old library stamp to titles of text volumes, old paper shelf mark labels to spine of text volumes. Provenance: Library of Jesuit Seminary, Lyon ("Sem. Prov. Lug. S.J. Bibl. Prof."). An excellent, unsophisticated and wide-margined copy of the rare Brussels printing, unusual in this state with the original wrappers present. -----Garrison-Morton 4929; cf. Heirs of Hippocrates 766 (Brussels imprint); Hunter-Macalpine pp.731-738; Norman 726; cf. Waller 2817; Wellcome II, p.531. FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST MODERN TEXTBOOK OF PSYCHIATRY. This is the much rarer Brussels edition printed in smaller font size and published at the same time as the Paris-London-Leipzig printing (with no priority of issue established). In this comprehensive work, Esquirol, the most eminent pupil of the pioneer Philippe Pinel (1745-1826), "summarized the experience gained over a lifetime of observation and treatment of mental illness' pioneered the use of statistical methods for studies of insanity, and established an accurate terminology and a careful typology of the various forms of mental illness, all based on clinical observations. "He was the first to distinguish between hallucinations and illusions, and between dementia and idiocy; he also provided the classic definition of paresis, coined the term 'monomania' (a concept foreshadowing the modern view of schizophrenia) and distinguished certain depressive states ('lypemanias') from other psychoses" (Norman). The delicately engraved plates which constitute the atlas depict various mental patients (whose illness is specified in the table of plates). Near Fine.

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        Voyages de Gulliver dans les contrées lointaines

      New edition of the French translation and first printing of 455 illustrations of Grandville (5 inset and 450 in-text).Binders half red calf, back smooth lightly browned adorned with golden cartridges and strips, green calf as exhibits olive, a black spot in foot of the back of the second volume, marbled paper boards, small traces of rubbing on the covers and flat feet, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, three small rips on the cuts, bindings of the time.Some little foxing."This whole picture occupies one of the top ranks in the work of Grandville." (Carteret, III, 578). Furne & Cie & Henri Fournier ainé Paris 1838 12,5x21cm 2 volumes reliés

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