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        OLIVER TWIST.

      London. Richard Bentley. 1838 - 3 volumes octavo, 8 x 5 1/4 inches, very handsomely leather bound in slightly later half calf over marbled boards with the bookplates of Thomas Gaisford and Charles Tennant of the Glen. Titles, 331, 307, 315 pages and illustrated with 24 engraved plates by George Cruikshank. First edition, second issue- title with Charles Dickens and with the Church plate at page 313 in volume 3. Some occasional spotting but mainly to some plates as usual. A very handsomely bound copy of this legendary work of English literature. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Russell, ABA, ILAB, est 1978]
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        L'Enragé Musicien. Lithograph by Bourdin after Robert William Buss including a trombonist, double bass, music stand, etc., with a portrait of Handel ("Gorge Hanel") above the mantle looking askance at the theatrical parlour scene unfolding before him, the clock reading 2:30 a.m.

      Aubert et Cie. [1838]. Sheet size ca. 213 x 278 mm., image size ca. 174 x 323 mm. On white wove paper. Published in the Revue des Peintres, 234. Slightly worn and browned; minor chips to edges; trimmed at margins slightly affecting titling. Bibliothèque Nationale: Inventaire du Fonds Français Après 1800 III, p. 269. Buss (1804-75) was a Victorian artist, etcher, and illustrator, perhaps best-known for his painting "Dickens' Dream." He specialized in painting theatrical portraits at the start of his career, with many of the leading actors of the day sitting for him, including William Charles Macready and John Pritt Harley. Wikipedia.

      [Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS]
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        Amthal al-'Arab] Arabum Proverbia vocalibus instruxit, Latine vertit, commentario illustravit et sumptibus suis edidit : tome I. A Meidanio collectorum proverbiorum pars prior

      Bonnae ad Rhenum : Venditur apud A. Marcum 1838 - Volume 1 of 3 only. viii + 420 pages : 23cm. leather corners are rubbed. lacks spine. some foxing to endpapers. Voweled Arabic text along with a Latin translation and commentary on each of the proverbs in Latin, organized alphabetically in Arabic. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Koran: Commonly Called The Alcoran of Mohammed:

      LONDON 1838 - Translated from the Original Arabi: with Explanatory Notes, taken from the most approved commentators; to which is prefixed, A Preliminary Discourse. Good Condition considering the age. Boards: gilt title on spine, book, shelf, edge wear, rubs, corner bumps, soil marks, front hinge crack/spine crack resulting in portions of the top spine cloth separating from the joint exposing the paper. Interior: ink signature from the previous owner on the front free end paper, pages browning, foxing, fold-out charts/maps, few uncut page top edges. DATE PUBLISHED: 1838 EDITION: 471 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        CARTA GENERALE DEL REGNO LOMBARDO-VENETO RIDOTTA DALLA CARTA TOPOGRAFICA NELL'ISTITUTO GEOGRAFICO MILITARE DELL' I.R. STATO MAGGIORE GENERALE

      Lombardo Veneto 1838 - Carta murale dell'Italia settentrionale in quattro fogli applicati su tela a stacchi. L'orografia è rappresentata col tratteggio a luce zenitale. Gli abitati sono distinti in cinque classi; sono indicate le stazioni di posta, le miniere etc. Si presenta conservata nel suo astuccio originale.Bibliografia: Marinelli, n. 1669; Arrigoni-Bertarelli, n. 1075; IGM, n. 89 mm 910x1500

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        Oeuvres De George Sand 6 Vol. Set

      Meline,Cans Et Compagnie 1838 - the boards are worn and marked some foxing.Marbled boards.Plain spine.Excellent binding.6 volumes set.Vols.1 and 2 published in 1838,Vol.3,1839,vol.4 and 5 1843,vol.6 1847.French text.Good copies.Condition given in terms of age.excellent binding. age related marks in the text.[R.K] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels to the City of Caliphs, along the Shores of the Persian Gulf and the Mediterranean. Including a Visit to the Coast of Arabia, and a Tour on the Island of Socotra

      Henry Colburn, London 1838 - Vol. II ONLY (of 2). frontis, 347p. plus viii, xvi, 446p. plus (4)p. publisher's advertisements. Original dark green cloth. 23cm. Moderate chipping at ends of backstrip. Former owner's name stamp on endpaper. Front free endpaper, frontis and title-leaf are all detached. Cloth split along front joint. Some leaves browned or brownspotted. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        STUDY OF DINOSAURS BEGINS: "Memoir On a Portion of the Lower Jaw of the Iguanodon, and on the Remains of the Hylæosaurus and other Saurians, Discovered in the Strata of Tilgate Forest, in Sussex" (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 131 for the Year 1841 Part I & Part II, pp. 131-151)

      London: Royal Society of London, 1838. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. See also our #27502 "On the Structure of the Jaws and Teeth of the Iguanodon" (pp. 183-202). Also contains William Bowman's "Additional Note on the Contraction of Voluntary Muscle in the Living Body" (pp. 69-74). viii, [1], [1]-10, [1]-312, [12] pp. 4to. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound.

      [Bookseller: Artisan Books & Bindery ABAA/ILAB]
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        Ravillac Redivivus, Being a Narrative of the Late Tryal of Mr. James.

      1838. London, 1682. 3rd & final edition. Anti-Presbyterian Propaganda [Trials]. [Hickes, George (1642-1715)]. Ravillac Redivivus. Being a Narrative of the Late Tryal of Mr. James Mitchel a Conventicle-Preacher, Who was Executed the 18th of January, 1677. For an Attempt Which he Made on the Sacred Person of the Arch-Bishop of St. Andrews. To Which is Annexed, An Account of the Tryal of that Most Wicked Pharisee Major Thomas Weir, Who Was Executed for Adultery, Incest and Bestiality. In Which are Many Observable Passages, Especially Relating to the Church and State of Scotland. In a Letter from a Scottish to an English Gentleman. London: Printed for Walter Kettilby, 1682. [iv], 46, [2], 47-54 pp. The unpaginated leaf after page 46 contains publisher advertisements. Folio (12-1/4" x 7-3/4"). Recent period-style quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt title to spine, endpapers renewed, title page and final leaf re-hinged. Moderate toning light foxing in a few places, soiling to title page, early owner annotations to title page in neat small hand, a few marks and brief marks in recent hand in a few places. $1,250. * Third and final edition. Hickes was a bishop of the nonjuring Church of England in Scotland. A work on propaganda commissioned by his superior in Scotland, John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale, Ravillac Redivivus, first published in 1678, is an account of the trial of the Scots-nationalist Presbyterian (covenanter) James Mitchell [d.1678] for an attempt to assassinate James Sharpe, the archbishop of St Andrews. Hickes linked Mitchell's story to that of the notorious covenanter Major Thomas Weir [c. 1600-1670], a suspected sorcerer who was executed for bestiality and incest in 1670, in order to demonstrate that fanatical dissenters violated the boundaries of moral law and were capable of committing the most outrageous crimes in the name of religion. A note at the foot of the title page, which identifies the author, reads: "The author calls himself a Scots Addvocate: (p. 46). I rather think him an English Man, probably Dr. Hicks, at that time Chaplane to the Duke of Lauderdale." English Short-Title Catalogue R19059.

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        China; its state and prospects, with especial reference to the spread of the Gospel; containing allusions to the antiquity, extent, population, civilization, literature, and religion of the Chinese

      New York: Crocker & Brewster, 1838. First American edition, small 8vo, pp. xv, [1], [13]-472; folding frontispiece map, 6 wood-engravings by G. Baxter on 3 plates; a fine, bright copy in original brown cloth, gilt-lettered spine. A stunning copy. Walter Henry Medhurst (1796-1857) was an English missionary who served an apprenticeship in the printing trade before joining the Missionary Society. He was sent to Malacca in 1817 where he spent almost 20 years doing Protestant missionary work in what is now Indonesia. It was in Batavia (Jakarta) that he printed on his lithographic press the first English-Japanese dictionary in 1830. After the Opium War he moved to Shanghai in order to assist in a translation of the New Testament into Chinese, and remained in China until his return to England in 1856. Medhurst's long career in the Far East made him familiar not only with Malay and Chinese, but also with Japanese, and he is not only one of the most reliable, but also one of the most informed of the Western sinologists. He also went on to publish a Chinese dictionary and conversation book.

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        Gesamtansicht, von Norden, "Recklinghausen".

      - Lithographie v. B. Herwig n. Friedr. Busch, um 1838, 36 x 55,5 Westf. Picta, Bd. IX, 338 mit Abb. - Sehr seltene, grossformatige Ansicht. Die Ränder leicht stockfleckig. Alt auf starkem Katon aufgezogen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        La géologie et la minéralogie dans leurs rapports avec la théologie naturelle

      First edition of the French translation. Binders full marbled sheepskin back smooth decorated with motifs typographical cold and golden threads and cold, gilded heads and feet in strips, gold caps on slightly rubbed, small traces of friction on the joints, triple frames wheels gilt on covers, gilded friezes on the cuts, corners bumped, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, binders of the time. Our copy is full of its 87 full-page plates (including 1 color fold torn at the beginning), some double or triple pages. Some spots, a stain on the edges of the first volume reached without the text. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Crochard & Cie Paris 1838 13x22cm 2 volumes reliés

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        THE ANNUAL MESSAGE OF GOVERNOR GILMER, TO BOTH BRANCHES OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA, NOVEMBER 6, 1838 [wrapper title]

      Milledgeville, Ga.: P.L. Robinson, 1838. [3]-18pp. Original blue printed wrappers, stitched. Minor staining and soiling. Text tanned, with a few small holes affecting only a few letters on one leaf, and with one short repaired tear. Very good. The first edition of Gilmer's 1838 state of the state address delivered to members of Georgia's House and Senate. Here, Gilmer relays his statement on the removal of the Cherokees from their tribal lands lying within the boundaries of the state of Georgia. His remarks read, in part: "I congratulate you upon the successful removal of the Cherokees from the State; that you will no longer be harassed in your legislative proceedings by the perplexing rlations which have hitherto existed between them, the United States, and Georgia; that our citizens are at last in the quiet possession of all their lands; and the State the undisputed sovereign within her own territory." Rare, with only two copies recorded in OCLC, at the University of Georgia and Columbus State University, and with a third known copy at the Library of Congress. DE RENNE II, p.459. OCLC 318815524, 646853844.

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        The Romance of Gargantua and Pantagruel, translated from the French of Dr. Francis Rabelais, by Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty, Knight. Reprinted from the original editions.

      Edinburgh: Thomas G., Stevenson., 1838. - 4to, with a half-title and general title preceding the individual title being 'Works of Rabelais, translated by Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty, Knight. Reprinted from the original editions. Edinburgh: 1838.' Engr. frontis. portrait, engr. vignette on general title, engr. frontis. to the 'Romance' title by Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe, one other engr. plate, pp. [9], [1] blank, [iii] - xxx, 501, [1], cont. half brown morocco, marbled sides, scrapes to sides, binding rubbed with a couple of small scrapes to the spine. Limited to 100 copies with note on verso of general title 'Printed to range with the publications of the Maitland Club.' [Initially a touch confusing as it appears to be a Maitland Club publication but not listed in the publications of that Club. Thankfully, attached to the front paste-down end-paper is an ALs from Thomas Stevenson to a J.C. Gardner of London explaining the publication. 'Sir, In reply to your letter I beg to inform you that the 4to edition of Urquharts Rabelais was a private undertaking of my own. But several members of the Maitland Club presented a new and additional title-page, list of members of the Club and two plates to the vol. thereby making it out to appear as the 2nd vol of Urquharts works uniform with the vol printed for the Maitland Club. I have one copy at present for sale with these additions. Trusting that this will be deemed satisfactory. Yours [?] Thos. G. Stevenson.' The Maitland Club had issued a volume of Rabelais other works in 1834. [Terry 30] That volume was limited to 92 copies. The 'Romance' appears to be a scarce work.]

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        An Epitome of County History, [vol. I, County of Kent], wherein the Most Remarkable Objects, Persons, and Events, are briefly treated of; the Seats, Residences etc. of the Nobility, Clergy, and Gentry, their Architecture, Interior Decorations, Surrounding Scenery, etc. described, from Personal Observation, and the Names, Titles, and Other Distinctions, Civil, Military, or Ecclesiastical, inserted. With Notices of the principal Churches, and the Monuments and Memorials of Distinguished Families. Each County Illustrated by a Map, expressly constructed to suit the Design of this Work, exhibiting in one view the Parks, Paddocks, Seats, and Other Residences included therein.

      London: C. Greenwood. 1838 - FIRST EDITION. Large quarto, pp.[2] xx, 470 [12]. With a large double-page hand-coloured map of Kent divided into Hundreds to prelims, as well as 80 lithographic plates, in the style of copper engravings. In contemporary black half morocco with raised bands and gilt titles to spine. Purple leather grain-effect cloth boards; all edges and endpapers marbled. Washed library markings to lower right of title page; black ink ownership inscriptions to fly-leaf and title page. Some spotting around plates, mostly without tissue guards. 4 inch tear to the top of pp.241/242. Moderate wear to faded boards; joints lightly rubbed. Very good overall. A large, descriptive work on the history and topography of Kent, produced as part of a county series by the London-based cartographer. Containing a particularly fine coloured map. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB]
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        Finely engraved admission ticket to the coronation of Queen Victoria.

      London: 1838 - Oblong octavo (162 x 225 mm). Red paper, embossed stamp of The Earl Marshal of England. Numbered by hand "364". Two vertical folds, remains of paste at top edge of verso (where removed from an album). In excellent condition. Rare admission ticket to Victoria's coronation on 28 June 1838, issued to Lady Aylmer (1775-1862, née Louisa Anne Call), who married Matthew Whitworth-Aylmer, 5th baron Aylmer, in 1801; he later became Governor General of British North America and Lieutenant Governor of Lower Canada (1830). "He and Lady Aylmer took their vice-regal responsibilities seriously, contributing generously to a variety of causes, such as an emigrant fund, the Female Orphan Asylum, and the Quebec Driving Club (one of a number of organizations of which Lady Aylmer became patroness). They sought to foster the arts and culture, and attended many community activities, from ploughing matches to annual races in Trois-Rivières where Aylmer donated a silver cup to be awarded for a horse bred within the province" (Dictionary of Canadian Biography). However, after the Lower Canada Rebellion of 1837-38, Aylmer was dismissed and the couple sailed for England: "Aylmer's mood was not improved by a terrifying return voyage" (ibid), described by Lady Aylmer in Narrative of the passage of the 'Pique' across the Atlantic (1837)- one of the earliest book dedicated to the newly ascended Victoria.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Critick of Pure Reason

      1838. First Edition . KANT, Immanuel. Critick of Pure Reason. Translated from the Original of Immanuel Kant. London: William Pickering, 1838. Octavo, period-style full green morocco with elaborately gilt-decorated spine and boards, raised bands, marbled endpapers. $4700.First edition in English of KantÂ’s major work, representing the “full maturity” of his philosophical thought.The first of his three Critiques, Kant's Critick of Pure Reason (first published in German in 1781), represents the ""full maturity"" of his philosophical thought. It treats the problem of ""how it is possible for the individual thinking subject to connect together the parts of his experience in the form we call cognitionÂ… The influence of Kant is paramount in the critical method of modern philosophy. No other thinker has been able to hold with such firmness the balance between speculative and empirical ideas. His penetrating analysis of the elements involved in synthesis, and the subjective process by which these elements are realized in the individual consciousness, demonstrated the operation of 'pure reason'; and the simplicity and cogency of his arguments achieved immediate fame"" (PMM 226). With rear errata leaf; bound without half title, publisher's advertisements. Harris, 85. See Norman 1197; Palmquist Kt1. Text fine, beautifully bound.

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        Reise in Abyssinien im Jahre 1836.

      Stuttgart / Tübingen, Cotta, 1838 - Mit gefalt. lithogr. Karte. XII, 180 S. Einzige Ausgabe dieser Reisebeschreibung. Sehr selten. - "Katte [war] der erste [Reisende], der im Jahre 1836 das Hochplateau von Hamasén, bis 1858 der einzige gebildete Europäer, welcher die Hauptstadt Tsazega besucht hat. Beinahe in Vergessenheit gerathen, sind seine Forschungen erst durch die neuesten Reisen auf das Glänzendste bestätigt" (Hasenstein (1864), S. 42; ausführlich). - Engelmann 111. Paulitschke I, 302. Henze III, 14. Kainbacher I, 75. - Ohne den Reihentitel. - Titel gestempelt. Stellenweise etwas braunfleckig. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 700 Lwd. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Rtit. - (Reisen und Länderbeschreibungen der älteren und neuesten Zeit : eine Sammlung der interessantesten Werke über Länder- und Staaten-Kunde, Geographie und Statistik 15).

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        THE ADVENTURES OF OLD DAME TROT AND HER COMICAL CAT. Together with Further Adventures of OLD DAME TROT AND HER COMICAL.

      [16] leaves printed on one side only, each bearing a hand-coloured engraving with text beneath. Bound in recent quarter red roan over marbled boards with vellum tips. 12 x 10.2 cm. Some finger-soiling throughout, corners of pages a little worn; else a very good copy of a scarce printing.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        OLD MOTHER HUBBARD AND HER COMICAL DOG. Part I [and II].

      [16] leaves printed on one side only, each bearing an engraving with text beneath. Bound in recent quarter red roan over marbled boards with vellum tips. 12 x 10.2 cm. Some occasional marking; else a very good copy of a scarce printing.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        THE ADVENTURES OF OLD DAME TROT AND HER COMICAL CAT. Together with Further Adventures of OLD DAME TROT AND HER COMICAL.

      [16] leaves printed on one side only, each bearing an engraving with text beneath. Bound in recent quarter red roan over marbled boards with vellum tips. 12 x 10.2 cm. Some occasional marking; else a very good copy of a scarce printing.

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        Illustrations to Dante’s Inferno.

      7 plates. [London: for John Linnell, 1838]. 7 plates, oblong folio, printed on laid paper only (not on India), lightly cleaned, in fine condition. First printing (subsequent to a few proofs possibly pulled by Blake himself) preceding the 1838 printing on laid india on wove paper. Essick states (Blake Quarterly vol. 24, issue 3): “The next impressions to be pulled after Blake’s own working proofs are probably those printed directly on laid paper (not to be confused with India paper laid on wove) showing clear wire and chain lines, the latter approximately 3.7 cm. apart. Such a set was sold from the Doheny Memorial Library at Christie’s New York, 21 February 1989, lot 1713, plate 2 illustrated in the auction catalogue[this set]. Part of a watermark, or countermark, “A & D,” is present in plate 3. The heavy foxing of most impressions in this set [now cleaned] cannot mask the fact that these are superb impressions that justify a record price. All major engraved lines are dark, rich, and precise, while the drypoint sketching lines yet to be cut with the graver are delicately yet fully printed. Each plate in this suite reveals its superiority over all India-paper impressions I have seen. Much of this excellence is the result of expert inking and wiping of the plates’ surfaces, but the quality of these impressions also indicates that the copperplates had not begun to show any effects of wear. The clarity with which each line is printed, even in densely engraved passages, without any blurring of the boundaries between lines, suggests that the edges of each incision were still sharp and had not yet rounded to a gradual slope. This rounding can begin to occur after as few as ten impressions have been pulled from a copperplate. This initial wear is probably caused both by running the plates through the rolling press and by the inking process, for the craftsman must wipe the surface of an intaglio copperplate with dozens of strokes of his hand in preparation for taking a single impression.”

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

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

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        Des Maladies Mentales considérées sous les rapports médical, hygiénique et médico-légal...

      2 vols. Paris: Chez J. B. Balliere, 1838. 2 vols., 8vo., xviii, 678 pp., 864 pp., 27 plates. Contemporary quarter calf, marbled boards, blue speckled edges. Some rubbing to boards with corners slightly bent inward, internally bright; very good. First edition. The plates are usually bound in a seperate volume, here they are bound in text. Considered one of the first modern textbooks on psychiatry. Written by the doctor who operated the hospital at Charenton, the asylum best known for its inmate the Marquis de Sade. Gives portraits of various inmates and their particular ailments. Brunet II 7319.

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        Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi

      1838. First Edition . (DICKENS, Charles). Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi. Edited by Boz. With illustrations by George Cruikshank. London: Richard Bentley, 1838. Two volumes. Octavo, original embossed pink cloth, uncut. Housed in custom chemises and slipcases. $2250.First edition, first issue, with frontispiece portrait and the 12 original Cruikshank plates, in the scarce first-issue binding.CruikshankÂ’s illustrations for the Memoirs “make those by ‘Phiz,Â’ the commonly acknowledged illustrator of Dickens, seem tame in conception and feeble in drawingÂ… Cruikshank etched as Dickens wrote. Both were townsmen to the core and cockneys to their fingertips. London leaps to life through their art” (James, 29). While Boz is only credited as the editor of the Memoirs, “Richard Bentley, the publisher of the bookÂ… stated that Dickens wrote much of this work” (Eckel, 140). First issue, with the frontispiece portrait of Grimaldi by Greatbatch, 36-page publisherÂ’s catalogue, and the first state of the final plate, “The Last Song,” which appears without the border; in first issue binding of embossed pink cloth. Eckel, 140-41. Cohn 237. Bookplates, early gift inscription.Tear to blank rear flyleaf of Volume I, staining and wear to scarce embossed pink cloth. A very good copy.

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        Oliver Twist

      Richard Bentley 1838 - Three volumes, first edition, first issue, with "Boz" as author and "fireside" plate in Vol. 3. Rebound in handsome decorated leather binding. Repair to hinge in volume 1, volume 2 has some pages cut at the bottom, not affecting text. With the bookplate of Ralph Clutton, probably Rev. Ralph Clutton, vicar of Horsted Keynes, whose family later created a prominent real estate business still in operation today. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lo spirito delle leggi con le annotazioni dell'abate Antonio Genovesi.

      Milano, per Giovanni Silvestri, 1838, quattro volumi in-8vo legature coeve in mezza pelle con titoli e fregi dorati ai dorsi, pp. LXIII-391-(2) + 456-(2) + 440-(2) + 337-(2) con un ritratto xilografico di Montesquieu in antiporta. Bella copia, in buone condizioni.

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        Méthode Complète pour le Flute Dédiée à Monsieur Roslin d'Ivry...; Revue & Augmentée par L.A. Hugot. Nouvelle Edition

      Paris: A. Petit [PN 1244], [1825-1838]. Folio. Contemporary boards. 1f. (title incorporating a fine engraved vignette depicting a male figure playing the flute standing next to a head-and-shoulders bust of Devienne by C. Heu), 169 pp. Engraved. With illustrations of the flute, numerous fingering charts and musical examples throughout. Includes 12 duets and 6 sonatas for two flutes by Devienne; pages 154-169 with18 short solos and 6 duets by Hugot. Binding quite worn, lacking spine, partially detached. Slightly worn, foxed and stained; a few leaves frayed and soiled at lower edges; several tears repaired. This edition not in Miller or Warner. OCLC (a later printing of 1860). Not located in BNF. Devienne and Hugot were both prominent flutists and teachers. The present work is one of the most influential flute methods, offering insight into flute technique and performance practice, particularly late 18th century articulation; this "new edition" includes additional material not found in earlier editions.

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        Beiträge zur Phytogenesis.

      Berlin: Veit et Comp. 1838. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. In: Archiv für Anatomie, Physiologie und wissenschaftliche Medicin 5, Heft 2 (1838), pp 137-76. Includes two etched and aquatint plates (nos. III and IV) on one folding sheet. Berlin: Veit et Comp., 1838. 8vo (209x128 mm). Whole volume: [2], cxcviii, 608 pp. 16 plates on 15 sheets. Pp. 605-8 bound before p.1 . Contemporary marbled boards, rebacked and repaired. Light browning, occasional faint spotting. Provenance: Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle Paris (stamps to general title-page). A fine copy of an exceedingly rare paper, only one other copy is recorded to have appeared at auctions in the past 50 years (Norman sale, 1998, offprint issue, $18,400). Both, PMM and Sparrow list the journal issue. ----PMM 307a; Sparrow 175; Norman 1907 (offprint issue); Hughes, History of Cytology, 37ff; Garrison-Morton 112; DSB XII, p.173-174. - THE VERY RARE FIRST EDITION of Schleiden's enunciation of his cell theory, in which he stated that the cell is the basic unit of plant life. A well-to-do botany professor who gave up academia to devote himself full-time to a successful career as lecturer and writer of popular scientific works, Schleiden made a name for himself through the present paper, which provoked wide discussion and was quickly translated into French and English. Schleiden was the first to postulate that plant tissue is composed of aggregates of individual cells, and attempted in this article to describe the development of the vegetable cell. His mistaken view based on a theory "as old as the study of the cell itself" (DSB), was that the cell develops from a nucleus or "cytoblast' which crystallizes within an amorphous primary liquid composed of sugar, gum and mucous. Although this theory of spontaneous generation of the cell was erroneous, Schleiden's work marked an important stage in the development of modem cell theory. A year later Theodor Schwann was to bring it one step further with his conclusion that cells were the basic unit of animal as well as plant life, and the two are generally regarded as co-founders of the cell or Schleiden-Schwann theory. Near Fine.

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

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

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        RELATION DU VOYAGE DE CIBOLA ENTREPRIS EN 1540 [contained in VOYAGES, RELATIONS ET MÉMOIRES ORIGINAUX POUR SERVIR A L'HISTOIRE DE LA DÉCOUVERTE DE L'AMERIQUE].

      Paris. 1838. - [4],392pp. Original pink wrappers, paper label. Minor spine wear, rear wrapper mostly lacking. Minor soiling and near fine internally. Untrimmed and unopened. In a half morocco box. A work of primary importance for the American Southwest, the "first appearance in any language of the chief source on Coronado's expedition, previously known of only from meager accounts found in Ramusio, Herrera, Gomara and Venegas. Coronado and his men were, aside from De Vaca, the first Europeans to visit Texas, and preceded all others into New Mexico, Arizona and Colorado" - Howes. This work, which is complete on its own, was first issued a volume in the impressive collection of French translations of early histories of Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Florida, and more, assembled by Henri Ternaux- Compans, the first major collector of Americana. The scion of a French family who had made a fortune in the wool trade, Ternaux-Compans collected vigorously in the two decades after the end of the Napoleonic Wars, publishing a catalogue of his collection in 1837, the same year he began publishing the series. This is the more desirable volume, in original condition. HOWES C224a, "aa."

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        RELATION DU VOYAGE DE CIBOLA ENTREPRIS EN 1540. [Contained in:] VOYAGES, RELATIONS ET MÉMOIRES ORIGINAUX POUR SERVIR A L'HISTOIRE DE LA DÉCOUVERTE DE L'AMERIQUE

      Paris, 1838. [4],392pp. Original pink wrappers, paper label. Minor chipping to front wrapper, minor spine wear, rear wrapper mostly lacking. Minor soiling, else near fine internally. Untrimmed and unopened. In a half red morocco and marbled boards box, spine gilt. A work of primary importance for the American Southwest, the "first appearance in any language of the chief source on Coronado's expedition, previously known of only from meager accounts found in Ramusio, Herrera, Gomara and Venegas. Coronado and his men were, aside from De Vaca, the first Europeans to visit Texas, and preceded all others into New Mexico, Arizona and Colorado" - Howes. This work, which is complete on its own, was first issued as a volume in the impressive collection of French translations of early histories of Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Florida, and more, assembled by Henri Ternaux- Compans, the first major collector of Americana. The scion of a French family who had made a fortune in the wool trade, Ternaux-Compans collected vigorously in the two decades after the end of the Napoleonic Wars, publishing a catalogue of his collection in 1837, the same year he began publishing the series. This is the more desirable volume, in original condition. HOWES C224a, "aa."

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        Finely engraved admission ticket to the coronation of Queen Victoria.

      London: , 1838. Oblong octavo (162 x 225 mm). Red paper, embossed stamp of The Earl Marshal of England. Numbered by hand "364". Two vertical folds, remains of paste at top edge of verso (where removed from an album). In excellent condition. Rare admission ticket to Victoria's coronation on 28 June 1838, issued to Lady Aylmer (1775-1862, née Louisa Anne Call), who married Matthew Whitworth-Aylmer, 5th baron Aylmer, in 1801; he later became Governor General of British North America and Lieutenant Governor of Lower Canada (1830). "He and Lady Aylmer took their vice-regal responsibilities seriously, contributing generously to a variety of causes, such as an emigrant fund, the Female Orphan Asylum, and the Quebec Driving Club (one of a number of organizations of which Lady Aylmer became patroness). They sought to foster the arts and culture, and attended many community activities, from ploughing matches to annual races in Trois-Rivières where Aylmer donated a silver cup to be awarded for a horse bred within the province" (Dictionary of Canadian Biography). However, after the Lower Canada Rebellion of 1837-38, Aylmer was dismissed and the couple sailed for England: "Aylmer's mood was not improved by a terrifying return voyage" (ibid), described by Lady Aylmer in Narrative of the passage of the 'Pique' across the Atlantic (1837)- one of the earliest book dedicated to the newly ascended Victoria.

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        Muster-Buch selbst verfertigt von Philipp Presser aus Ottweiler während den Jahren 1837 und 1838 zu Coblenz. Musterbuch mit 90 von Hand mit schwarzer Tinte in rot vorgedruckte "Millimeterpapiere" eingezeichneten Webmustern.

      Koblenz 1838 - 34,7 x 20,6 cm (Folio). Gedruckter Titel, 1 weißes Blatt, 45 einseitig bedruckte Blätter mit 24 (20 doppelblattgroßen) Millimeterpapier-Tafeln, 1 weißes Blatt. Broschur der Zeit. Einband mit starken Gebrauchsspuren: angestaubt, schmutz- und fingerfleckig, knittrig, berieben und mit Randschäden, Gelenke eingerissen, Rücken mit Fehlstellen. Ecken durchgehend etwas bestoßen und abgegriffen. Deckel innen und letztes leeres Blatt etwas stockfleckig. Titelblatt stark angestaubt sowie schmutz- und fingerfleckig, die Tafeln durchgehend in den Ecken, jedoch überwiegend außehalb der Zeichnungen, fingerfleckig. Die in rot vorgedrucken "Millimeter"-Papiere stammen überwiegend von der "Johann Anton Endterschen Handlung" in Nürnberg (Kupferstiche) und von Joseph Scholz in Mainz (Lithographien). Die vielfältigen Webmuster wurden sauber von Hand in die Kästchen eingezeichnet. Handschriftlicher Eintrag auf dem Titelblatt (Ottweiler, Oktober 1939): "Der Anfertiger war geboren zu Ottweiler den 15ten Dezember im Jahr 1816 und gestorben im Jahr 1859 den 23ten Dezember.".

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        Fores' Correct Representation of the State Procession on the Occasion of the August Ceremony of Her Majesty's Coronation, June 28th, 1838

      Messrs. Fores, London, 1838 - Folding panorama of Queen Victoria's coronation procession. In total 60' long and hand coloured throughout. 1st ed., fine in original gilt decorated cloth with metal clasp. Very rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Pennymead Books PBFA]
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        Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

      1838. First Edition . DICKENS, Charles. The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. London: Chapman and Hall, 1838-39. Twenty parts in nineteen. Octavo, original printed green wrappers. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $5500.First edition, mixed issue, in original parts of one of DickensÂ’ most popular works, illustrated with 39 engraved plates by Hablot K. Browne (“Phiz”).The plot, the characters, the dialogue—indeed ""everything about [Nickleby] has the feel of theatre; it is as if Dickens saw human life conducted among lights of the stage, making it somehow large and brighter than the reality"" (Ackroyd, 283). Illustrated with 39 engraved plates by Hablot K. Browne (""Phiz"") and an engraved plate of Dickens after a portrait by Daniel Maclise in the final part. Mixed issue (including first issue Part IV with ""visiter"" instead of ""sister"" on page 123 and later issue Part V with ""letter"" instead of ""latter"" on page 160). All plates are present and first issue, including an early steel of the Linkinwater plate (Part XII; the first three steels are indistinguishable) and the first steel of the Nicholas plate (Part XV). All wrappers are first issue. The non-essential Ashby slip in Part XVI is not present in this copy. The following advertisements are also not present: Mechi's catalogue in Part II; Rippon, Loan Fund, and Amesbury's ads in Part III; the Tyas ad in Part VIII; the first six pages of the Nickleby Advertiser in Part X; History of England ad in Part XV; first 10 pages of Nickleby Advertiser in Part XVIII; and Gulliver's Travels ad in Part XIX/XX. Part VII with the Tea advertisement variant. Part XV with Menzie's slip ad not called for in Hatton & Cleaver. Part XIX/XX with rare ""Hill's Wafers"" advertisement: ""Where the ['Hill's Wafers' advertisement] is found, it should have affixed, five differently coloured specimen wafers, but it is unusual to see it in a complete state; more often than not, the wafers are lacking"" (Hatton & Cleaver, 135). This copy has both the advertisement and the rare wafers. Hatton & Cleaver, 131-160. Eckel 64. Smith 40. Tiny bookseller tickets at bottoms of front wrappers of several parts.Light scattered foxing and minor offsetting to interiors, only slightest soiling and light rubbing mainly to spine extremities of wrappers. A desirable unrestored copy in near-fine condition.

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        Oliver Twist

      1838. First Edition . DICKENS, Charles. Oliver Twist; Or, the Parish Boy's Progress. By ""Boz."" London: Richard Bentley, 1838. Three volumes. Octavo, period-style full speckled calf gilt, red and green morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers, with original blind-stamped brown cloth bound in at rear of each volume. $9500.First edition, first issue, of DickensÂ’ classic, with the “Fireside” plate and “Boz” title pages, uncut with original cloth bound in.""When Bentley decided to publish Oliver in book form before its completion in his periodical, Cruikshank had to complete the last few plates in haste. Dickens did not review them until the eve of publication and objected to the Fireside plate which depicted Oliver at Rose Maylie's knee [Volume III, p. 313]Â… Dickens had Cruikshank design a new plateÂ… This Church plate was not completed in time for incorporation into the early copies of the book, but it replaced the Fireside plate in later copiesÂ… Dickens not only objected to the Fireside plate, but also disliked having 'Boz' on the title page. He voiced these objections prior to publication and the plate and title page were changed between November 9 and 16"" (Smith, 35). With half title in each volume (including in Volume III, which usually features two pages of publisher's ads rather than a half title), and four pages of publisher's ads at the end of Volume I. This is Smith's variant cloth binding, bound in, with horizontally ribbed cloth rather than diapered, and with no publisher name at the foot of the spines. ""A genuine first issue in the original cloth covers, uncut, and with clean, unfoxed plates and leaves is very rare"" (Eckel, 54). Smith 4 (especially note 3). Eckel, 51-60. Expert cleaning to plates, scattered foxing and soiling to text. Very handsomely bound.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

      , 1838. 1838. First Edition . DICKENS, Charles. The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. London: Chapman and Hall, 1838-39. Twenty parts in nineteen. Octavo, original printed green wrappers. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $5500.First edition, mixed issue, in original parts of one of Dickens

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        Shipwreck of the Stirling Castleandnbspcontaining a faithful narrative of the dreadful sufferings of the crew and the cruel murder of Captain Fraser by the savages

      

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        TEGERNSEE. - Schaden, Adolph von. Neueste topographisch-statistische Beschreibung des Tegern- und Schlier-Sees; des Wildbades Kreuth und dessen Umgebungen.

      Mchn., Lindauer 1838 - 2. Ausgabe. 20,5 x 12,5 cm. 4 Bl., IV, 104 S. Mit 1 lithographierten gefalt. Tafel und 1 gefalt. gestoch. Karte. Pp. d. Zt. mit Rsch. Lentner 10749 und 16624: "Selten u. gesucht!". - Es gab "bisher durchaus keine specielle Beschreibung des . Tegern- und Schlier-Sees aufzuweisen", deshalb ließ sich der Verfasser "um so mehr sehr in's Detail" ein (Vorwort). - Die Lithographie von Gustav Kraus zeigt eine Gesamtansicht von Tegernsee. Die Kupferstichkarte von C. Schleich umgeben von 17 kleinen Ansichten. - Einband berieben. Titel mehrfach gestempelt, die Karte auf Leinen aufgezogen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Gockel, Hinkel und Gackeleia. Ein Märchen.

      Frankfurt, Schmerber, 1838. - 8vo. XIV, 346, (2) pp. With lithogr. title page and 14 full-page lithographs after the author's own designs. Contemp. calf with giltstamped spine title, covers and spine elaborately gilt. First edition of the famous fairy tale, illustrated after Brentano's own designs and dedicated to a "little old grandmother" (meaning Marianne von Willemer). - The fine binding in the Romantic style is very slightly rubbed at the extremeties, corners slightly bumped. From the collection of the Prussian civil servant Heinrich Stinnes (1867-1932), the brother of the industrialist and politician Hugo Stinnes, with his characteristic autograph ownership and acquisition note on the flyleaf. WG 26. Goedeke VI, 62, 43. Mallon 112. Borst 1856. Rümann 130 & 2562. Seebaß I, 275. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        A Physical and Geological Map of England and Wales.

      2nd Edition. Numbered 52 below the imprint. Large scale full hand-coloured engraved map at a scale of approximately 5.75 miles to the inch. 6 sheets mounted on linen, divided into sections and folded; each sheet approximately 26 x 34 inches, giving a total size of approximately 78 x 64 inches. Each sheet retains the titling tabs and the whole is enclosed in the original leather case which is a little rubbed; the maps are Fine. The uncommon 2nd edition, probably number 52 of an unspecified limitation, but as only 300 copies of the 1st Edition were produced it is unlikely that there were very many more issued of this edition. This edition is a great improvement on the 1st Edition and Smith's Great Map of 1820.

      [Bookseller: Michael S Kemp Bookseller]
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