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        Public Works of Great Britain consisting of Railways, Rails, Chairs, Blocks, Cuttings, Embankments, Tunnels, Oblique Arches, Viaducts, Bridges, Stations, Locomotive Engines &c. Cast Iron Bridges, Iron and Gas Works, Canals, Lock Gates, Centering Masonry and Brick Work for Canal Tunnels, Canal Boats. The London and Liverpool Docks, Plans and Dimensions, Dock Gates, Walls, Quays and their Masonry, Mooring Chains. Plan of the Harbour and Port of London, and other important Engineering Works. The whole rendered of the utmost utility, to the Civil Engineer, to the Nobility and Gentry, as Monuments of the Useful Arts in this Country and as Examples to teh Foreign Engineer. Edited by F. W. Simms, C.E.

      first editionlarge folio (57 x 37.5 cms.)xii (including preliminary blank), 72, 32, 24, 70pp., errata slip at end,2 engraved title pages plus 141 other engraved plates (some acqatinted) of which 4 are double-page (these 4 allocated 2 plates numbers) and 3 are folding, 6 large illustrations on text leaves (allocatated plate numbers), thus in total 153 "plates" as announced on the title page, original publisher's half dark green morocco, spine panelled by raised bands,some mainly light foxing to the plates, short crack at head of front joint and minor scuffing to board corners, but an excellent copy in its original binding,Rare in this condition."One of the great illustrated books on engineering of the 19th century" [Julia Elton]. The last of the four sections, which was also issued separately, is A Scientific, Historical, and Commercial Survey of the Harbour and Port of London by James Elmes, Surveyor of the Port.

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        Syria, the Holy Land, Asia Minor, &c. illustrated. London u. a., Fisher, 1836-1838.

      1838. 4to. 3 vols. With 3 engr. title pages, 2 engr. maps, and 113 (instead of 117) plates. (4), 80 pp. 76 pp. 100, (4) pp. Contemp. cloth. First edition. The attractive views of Alexandria, Antioch, Beirut, Damascus, Jaffa, Jerusalem, Rhodes, Tripoli etc. are engraved from drawings by W. H. Bartlett, W. Purser and others. - Slightly rubbed and bumped, spine faded and with small tears. Blackmer 291. Aboussouan 187. Weber I, 1125. Cf. Howgego II, E4 (p. 194). Tobler 167.

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        Engravings of Sepulchral Brasses in Norfolk and Suffolk (2 vols)

      Published by Henry G. Bohn, London, 1838, 2nd edition with additional plates. Two volumes in matching half leather bindings with marbled boards. Five raised bands to spine, gilt lettering to compartments 2 and 4, gilt decorations to others. Teg. Folio, 15.25ins x 11.5ins. Volume one (Norfolk): marbled endpapers, xxvi, 67pp plus coloured frontis and 123pp plates. The frontis is plate 63, the rest of plates 1 to 111 are printed in yellow and black as are the 7 plates of the appendix, the 6 plates of the supplement are printed in brown and black. Quite a few plates are folding. There is an introductory essay by Dawson Turner. Volume two (Suffolk); iv, 31pp plus coloured frontis and 46pp other plates. As with volume one the plates are printed in yellow and black. In total there are 171 plates. The leather to both volumes is quite worn and rubbed. In particular the rear top corner of each volume is virtually lacking in its leather covering. Nevertheless, they are a sound, complete set of a scarce work. Internally VG, externally G+.

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        Autograph letter signed ("vNiembsch"). Vienna, 5. X. 1838.

      1838. 4to. 1 p. Intimate letter of condolence to the unnamed Johann Georg von Cotta (1796-1863): "Nach einem langen Irrlauf durch verschiedene Bezirke Wiens ist Ihr geehrter Brief endlich mir zugekommen. Eine Verspätung, welche mir um so bedauerlicher ist, als der Inhalt Ihres Schreibens mir die Pflicht ungesäumter Beantwortung auferlegt. Nichts von Trost. Die Lücke, die durch den Tod eines geliebten Menschen in das Leben der Seinigen gerissen wird, läßt sich nicht mit Worten und Gedanken ausfüllen. Ein solcher Verlust ist der einer in sich einzigen, unersetzlichen Realität, und nie zu verschmerzen. Wie Ihnen auch alle übrige Freude des Lebens gedeihen mag, verehrter Freund, durch diese Lücke wird es immer rauh und kalt auf Sie hereinwehen, bis Sie selbst im Tode erkalten. Wohl haben Sie das Recht mein Mitgefühl zu fordern, und es ist Ihnen dieses bereits in vollem Maße zugefallen, als ich die traurige Kunde aus der allgemeinen Zeitung ersehen. Ich habe Ihre Verewigte gekannt und hatte das Glück, von ihr manches Zeichen freundlicher Theilnahme zu empfangen. Die kindliche Güte dieser verehrungswürdigen Frau hat einen bleibenden Eindruck in mir zurückgelassen; sie sprach aus jedem Zuge ihres Gesichtes und alle ihre Worte waren davon beseelt. Die kindliche Güte war gewiß noch auf das Antlitz der Leiche herausgetreten, als die letzte stille Bitte, von Ihnen und Ihren Kindern nie vergessen zu werden. Ich bedaure Sie und diese von ganzem Herzen. Daß Sie in Ihrem großen und gerechten Schmerze zu mir gekommen um ein Wort der Theilnahme, hat mich innig erfreut und neuerdings überzeugt, daß zwischen uns eine nähere und höhere Beziehung stattfinden soll als diejenige, in der wir uns letzter Zeit nicht verständigt haben. Das läßt mich unsere kleinen untergeordneten Differenzen um so mehr beklagen, aber auch um so leichter vergessen [...]". - Small, contemporary pencil note on reverse: "I. N. 4685 A[llgemeine] Z[eitung] [...] v. 3. Spt. 1838 S. 1872 steht die Anzeige von dem am 24. Aug. erfolgten Ableben der Frau v. [illegible]". - Lenau had first visited Swabia in August 1831 and had met Gustav Schwab, Ludwig Uhland, Justinus Kerner, Alexander Gf. v. Württemberg, and Carl Mayer. He also signed his first contract with the Stuttgart publisher Cotta, who was to publish his first volume of poetry in the following year. - The historical-critical edition states that in 1923 the letter was in the collection of one Martin Wasservogel, Berlin, and then considered lost. Investigations into the letter's whereabouts proved fruitless, as "the Berlin address books of the years 1918-1933 list several persons of that name" (cf. Bd. VI.2, p. 78f.). Printed in: Nikolaus Lenau. Werke und Briefe. Historisch-kritische Gesamtausgabe. Hg. im Auftr. der Internationalen Lenau-Gesellschaft. Vol. VI.1: Briefe 1838-1847. Textteil. Vienna, 1990, letter no. 298, p. 60f. Vol. VI.2: Kommentar. Ibid., 1992.

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        Cockney Adventures and Tales of London

      W.M. Clark, London 1838 - Contemporary half leather, edges well worn, hinges rubbed, scattered mostly light foxing and staining internally. Bound up from the original 21 parts with an added title and table - sometimes a frontis was also added, but it is lacking here. Each issue with an illustrated first page, a few other illustrations throughout. Obviously inspired by Pickwick (Nicholson also wrote a parody of Dombey and Son a few years later), each issue has a story illustrative of common life in London. Nicholson - known as Lord Chief Baron" was a widely popular and visible figure in the London demi-monde - editor, author, pawnbroker and pub-owner. Old signatures on endpapers. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Inventory No: 046036. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Nivernois. Album historique et pittoresque

      Bussiere, Nevers 1838 - Le Nivernois. Album historique et pittoresque. MORELLET, BARAT, BUSSIERE ( E ). E. Bussières, Nevers, 1838-1840. 2 volumes in-4, demi-basane mouchetée moderne, dos lisse à faux nerfs à froid, filets dorés, tranches mouchetées, 1 plan dépliant de Nevers, 118 planches gravées hors texte, illustrations in-texte, tome 1 XL-204, tome 2 260 pages, 1ff d'errata, 3 pp pour la liste des souscripteurs. Ex-dono manuscrit. Rousseurs. Déchirures sans manque au plan. Edition originale et premier tirage. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Paul und Virginie. Durchgehend mit Kupferstichen diverser Künstler im Text und auf Tafeln.

      L. Curmer, Paris 1838 - Paris, L. Curmer, 1838. 4°. LVI, 458 S., 7 Bl. Ldr. der Zeit mit voller Deckelvergoldung und Ganzgoldschnitt, im Schuber. (Einband leicht berieben. Rücken minim angrissen. Erste Hälfte mit einem schwächer werdendem Wasserrand im Falz unten. Stellenweise etwas stockfleckig). - Dekoratives Exemplar. Sprache: Französisch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Italie PITTORESQUE .

      Tableau historique et descriptif de l'Italie ,du Piémont de la Sardaigne ,de Malte ,de la Sicile et de la Corse . 1838 . Paris ,Edit. Costes , Grand in 8° relié 1/2 chagrin brun .Dos lisse orné en long .Bien complet de ses six parties .Deux cartes dépliantes etplanches H.T. gravées sur bois .(Qq. Rares rouss.)

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        Paul et Virginie.

      Paris: L. Curmer, 1838. Large 8vo (278 x 178mm), lvi, 458, [14]pp., portrait frontispiece, additional engraved title page, 37 steel-engraved plates with tissue guards, illustrations within the text, original wrappers bound in, sumptuously bound in light brown straight-grained morocco by Noulhac, richly gilt and inlaid in imitation of a cathédrale binding, morocco turn-ins with elaborately decorated gilt borders, green silk linings, all edges gilt, in a half morocco chemise and slip case, a beautiful copy in fine condition. Henri Noulhac (1866-1931) bookbinder and gilder, was born in Chateauroux, where he served his apprenticeship as a bookbinder. In 1894 he moved to Paris, establishing his atelier at 10 rue de Buci. A superlative craftsman, Noulhac specialized initially in plain leather bindings (reliures jansénistes) and copies of romantic eighteenth-century bindings. By 1900 he had begun tentatively to incorporate modest floral emblems into the dentilled fillet borders on his covers. Noulhac did not attempt to create a reputation for himself as a book cover designer per se, a decision that he later regretted. His daughter, who studied art under Adolphe Giraldon, joined him towards 1914 as a design collaborator. Noulhac's clients in the early years of the century included H. Béraldi (his main patron), Belinac, Piolenc, Renevey, and Marcel Bernard. During World War I Noulhac executed several bindings designed by Jules Chadel for Henri Vever. Notable examples included Causerie sur l'art dramatique, Pasels, Cyrano, and Ce Brigand d'amour. He also executed bindings for Legrain. In the 1920s, Noulhac developed into a fine instructor, numbering Rose Alder and Madeleine Gras among his students.—Duncan & De Bartha, Art Nouveau and Art Deco Bookbinding. Provenance: From the library of Senhor Nicolau Lunardellis sold by Sotheby's in 1969.

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        Versuch zum Entwurf eines Lehrbuchs der Homöopathie für Aerzte, die sich mit dieser Lehre bekannt machen wollen. Erster Abschnitt: Einleitung, theoretische Begründung des Princips der Homöopathie, Folge und Nebensätze.

      Riga und Leipzig, Frantz 1838.. 89 S. Bedruckter Orig.-Umschlag. Mit dem Nebentitel: Versuch zur theoretischen Begründung des Princips der Homöopathie nebst einigen Folgen und Nebensätzen für Ärzte. - Bibliotheca homoeopathica 11; Engelmann, Suppl. 17; Schroers, Lexikon deutschsprachiger Homöopathen 19; nicht im KVK. - Alles erschienene! - Karl Ernst Brutzer (1794-1877) war Arzt und russischer Staatsrat in Riga. - Unbeschnitten. Tls. stockfleckig, die Broschur etwas gebrauchsspurig.

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        Recueil des Pensées de M. Joubert

      Paris Imprimerie Le Normant 1838In-8 (214 x 139 mm), 394 pp. - 2 feuillets blancs, demi-veau havane, dos lisse orné de filets, tranches mouchetées (reliure d'époque). Edition originale, d'une grande rareté, tirée environ à cinquante exemplaires, non mis dans le commerce. Notice de Chateaubriand (4 pp.), qui publia cet ouvrage, quatorze ans après la mort de Joubert. Joseph Joubert (1754 - 1824) fut l'un des premiers à comprendre et encourager le mouvement romantique ; il n'écrivit que très peu et ne publia rien de son vivant. Ex-libris Pierre Latrobe. (coiffe supérieure habilement restaurée, frottements sur les dos et les charnières, manque de papier en marge p. 315, très rares piqûres claires). // Octavo (214 x 139 mm), 394 pp. - 2 blanck leaves, havana half calf, smooth spine with fillets, speckled edges (contemporary binding). First edition, extremely rare, printed only on about fifty copies, for private circulation. Notice by Chateaubriand (4 pp.), who published this book, fourteen years after the death of Joubert. Joseph Joubert (1754 - 1824), was one the first to understand and encourage the Romanticism movement ; he wrote very little and never published anything while he was alive. Bookplate Pierre Latrobe. (top of spine skillfully restored, rubbings on spine and hinges, lack of paper in margin p. 315, very rare light spots).

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        Malerische Wanderungen am Rhein von Constanz bis Cöln, nebst Ausflügen nach dem Schwarzwald, der Bergstrasse und den Bädern des Taunus. I. (-III.) Abtheilung. Karlsruhe, Creuzbauer, 1838.

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

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        HISTOIRE DE FRANCE, GALERIES HISTORIQUES DE VERSAILLES. Vol. 1, Série 1 & 2. Plans, vues intèrieurs du Palais du Versailles, plafonds, vues des chateaux royaux et résidences royales; règnes de Clovis à Louis XIII,album de 100 gravures de tous formats.

      Chez L'editeur, Rue du Marche St Honoré, au Palais de Versailles. Bureau central des 'Galeries historiques de Versailles', Paris 1838,volume in plano,46x 33 cm,reliure demi chagrin rouge,dos lisse, bon état général. Ouvrage célèbre pour la beauté de ses gravures. Tome I : un frontispice représentant le Château de Versailles en projet vers 1650, série 1, section 1 : plans et vues intérieures, 15 planches ; série I, section II, tableaux allégoriques, plafonds, dessus de portes, 6 planches ; série I, section III, vues de châteaux royaux et résidences royales, 5 planches ; série II, section I, règnes de Clovis à Saint-Louis, 8 planches ; série II, section II, croisades, 15 planches ; série II, section III, règnes de Philippe II, dit "Le Hardi", à François I°, 20 planches ; série II, secion IV, règnes de Henri II à Louis XIII, 9 planches ;croisades 35 planches, un portrait de Louis-Philippe,

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        Grand canon et clocher d«Ivan Veliki

      Artist: Lemercier Druckhaus (-1875) Paris; issued in: Parisca1825 1838 - - technic: Lithography ; colorit: original colored ; condition: Folds perfectly restored ; size in cm : 39 x 27,5 - description: Representation of the Church Ivan Veliki in Moscow

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        Après avoir donné des nouvelles de la famille, elle instruit son fils, François Ferdinand, sur la négociation avec Abd-El-KADER en Algérie; et en France, à propos de la Chambre des députés, notamment sur la question des fonds secrets.

      Lettre autographe datée de " Paris ce 14 Mars 1838 ", dans laquelle elle répond à son fils François Ferdinand, Prince de Joinville, à cette date Capitaine de vaisseau. Il navigait vers l'Amérique du Sud, et racontait dans sa lettre son arrivée à Rio.Longue lettre de 4 pages in-8°, recto verso, incomplète de la fin, avec en tête à son chiffre couronné. Petite fente marginale anciennement restaurée. Fille de Ferdinand IV, roi des Deux-Siciles, et de Marie Caroline elle épousa, en 1809, le Duc d'Orléans, futur Louis-Philippe.

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        Large Missionary Archive - Letters & Documents - Hundreds of Items (see List)

      Missionary Autographs2. Joseph Wolff - 1838 - Autograph Quotation Signed. Wolff was a Jewish Christian missionary, was born at Weilersbach, near Bamberg, Germany.Partial date on lower left corner 3. Joseph Wolff - Original letter manuscript. Missionary to the Jews - 1795. - 4. William R. Williams Unsigned Booklet. Christ, a Home Missionary. A Discourse, before the American Baptist Home Missionary Society, delivered at their annual meeting, held in the New-Market Street Baptist Church, in the City of Philadelphia 1836.5. Robert P. Wilder - 1921 Typed Letter by General Secretary of the Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions. Signed by Wilder. Wilder is one who is now recognized for his influence in putting young men and women on the mission field. 6. Joel F. Whitney - 1876 Unsigned Bill. Whitney took up work in the Marshall Islands in 1871 under the auspices of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. From set of 2 bills. Two bills one from E.O. Hall & Son and this one from J.T. Waterhouse. From the papers of Whitney.7. Joel F. Whitney 1872 Unsigned Bill. This one is from E.O. Hall & Son. 8. Joel F. Whitney - Autograph Letter Signed - 1873. Discuss how island is making people sick and Whitney's theory of business. 9. Joel F. Whitney 1877 Autograph Letter Signed. Found among his personal papers. Sent by various boats. Discusses his arrival at Samoa, chocolate, and how he has broken his leg. 9. Joel F. Whitney - 1877 - Autograph Letter and Document, TO. Written by Capelle. Capelle hopes to have a keg of beer for Whitney by their next vessel to Ebon. Kaehuaea received payment on 20 Dec.; with Bonham Islands stamp. Early Micronesian documents from personal papers of missionary Rev. Joel Whitney.10. Francis W. Warne - 1900 - Typed Letter Signed. Written from Inayat Bagh, Lucknow, Nov. 27th, 1900. Written to Rev. Bishop Warne. Refers to Bishop Thoburn as well. No information found on the writer, who has signed his name in black ink and it appears to read, "E.W. Larken." Notation at lower corner says, "Dictated to E.D.R." Letter regards communication and work in Lucknow, etc. Larken appears to have been a Methodist missionary to India. 11. James Townley - 1817 - Autograph Letter Signed. A letter to Thomas MArriott of London in which Townley sends a bill for 20 pounds toward the Conference debt. He writes of other collections and gives a list of subscribers and what they had paid. He was the Secretary of the British Missionary Society and President of the Wesleyan Conference, 1829. 12. A.T. Thring - very fine group of nearly 16 ca. 1880s letters on letterhead for the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America letterhead. Very attractive, all to his children, very personal letters. 13. James Mills Thoburn - 1901 - Autograph Letter Signed. Bishop of Methodist Episcopal Church of Malaysia. His sister was one of the first women missionaries of the Methodist Church. 14. James Mills Thoburn - 1909 - Autograph Note Signed. Calling card. Reads: "Dear Mrs. Smith, I sailed for India in April, 1859. I was then 23 years old. I spent 50 years in the work. God bless you. Yours very truly, James Mills Thoburn. April 27, 09." 15. James Mills Thoburn - 1889 - Autograph Letter Signed. Missionary to India and founder of the calcutta Boys' School in 1877. He writes to his nephew hoping he is doing well in college. 16. Robert Elliot Speer - 1920 - Typed Letter Signed. On Imprinted stationery of "The Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church in the USA New York." 17. Robert Elliot Speer - 1933 - Typed Letter Signed on Imprinted Stationery of "The Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian church in the USA. A letter regarding missionary discussions in the late general assembly and the present situation in the Presbyterian Church in the USA. Signed, Robert E. Speer, as general secretary. 18. Henry Strube & Evelyn G. Moulton Archive. Over 50 Items - Brazil Missionaries (Presbyterian). A very nice little archive of printed and MSs material related to Henry and Arlene Strube and Evelyn Moulton of the South American Indian Mission to Brazil. Including: Original lithographed card. 18 issues of the Amazon Valley Indian. 2 Annual prayer postcards for missions in South America. Vintage Evangelistic Advert for Dr. Harvey Farmer, Secretary of the North Africa General Mission. Information Pamphlets on the South America India Mission. Original Photograph of a Service in Brazil. Signed TLS from Henry and Arlene Strube dated to 1943 reporting on work in Brazil (torn, but legible and complete) Another TLS from Strubes, 1940. Another TLS. 7 lithographed/signed newsletters on the work among the Indians in Brazil. Group of 3 attractive black and white photos of Brazilians. Handwritten letter dated to 1942, a bit faded but generally legible. 2 more TLS's from the Strubes. 2 more photographs of Brazilians (including a charming one of a Brazilian baby and a white baby together). 2 further autograph letters from the Strubes (handwritten). Plus a few odds and ends, letters with very good content.19. Richard S. Storrs - 1884 - Autograph Letter Signed. A letter regarding the ministry of Dr. Talmage who had come to Brooklyn, 16 years earlier. Storrs was the President of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. 20. Richard S. Storrs - 1900 - Autograph Letter Signed. A letter to his wife who is away on a 2 month visit to relatives. 21. Richard S. Storrs - 1899 - Autograph Letter Signed. On folded imprinted lettersheet: 80 Pierpont Street. Reads: "I am honored by your proposal but I cannot write the article. My time is over-full with lots of work. Signed: Very truly yours, R.S. Storrs." 22. Richard S. Storrs - 1884 - Autograph Letter Signed. On imprinted stationery. A letter of congratulations and best wishes. 23. Charles Simeon - 1833 - Autograph Letter Signed. Refers to finding someone to fulfill a task. Simeon was one of the founders of the Church Missionary Society in 1799. 24. Simeon Charles - Undated - Autograph Letter Signed (clipping). Closing lines of the ALS mentioning W. Baptist Noel who "has been here and succeeded well for the Church Missionary Society." 25. Clarence Edwin Ranck 1927 Signed Document. Missionary. The First Evangelical Association missionaries to China were Clarence Edward Ranck and Albert Herman Butzbach and wives. Passport applies to his wife as well. 26. John G. Paton - Scottish Missionary - 1893 Cut Signature. Exceptionally important Scottish missionary to the New Hebrides. Rare missionary autograph.27.John G. Paton 1894 Signature. A lovely signed card by one of the most important missionaries of the 19th century.28. John G. Paton very handsome and bold autographed slip and located to the New Hebrides. Very desirable missionary autograph. Undated. 29. Marmaduke C. Osborn - 1883 - Autograph Letter Signed. Single sheet ALS on Wesleyan Mission House letterhead to J.R. Rindlington. Osborn was a very influential figure in 19th century Methodist missions, working apparently as a sort of corresponding secretary. 30. Robert Hamill Nassau - 1862 - Autograph Letters Signed. Several 1862 letters by one of the most important 19th century missionaries to Equatorial Africa. Most of these are archived to Princeton. 31. Robert Hamill Nassau 1893 Autograph Letter Signed. 2 ALS's from Nassau to Rev. Dr. Ray. Both are several pages long.32. Robert Hamill Nassau - Autograph Letter Signed. American Missionary to west Africa. 1893. 33. Robert Hamill Nassau - Undated - Autograph Quotation Signed. Also with handwritten letter/poem by Bella (?) Nassau signed with location as west Africa. IT is unclear what their relationship his.34. Robert Moffat - 19th Century - Cut Signature. Small CS in dark ink. 35. Robert Moffat - 19th Century Signature. Small cut signature affixed to business card sized card, ruled in black. Additional signature on verso. 36. Robert Moffat - 1871 - Autograph Letter Signed. 1p ALS on black-bordered mourning stationery with printed address at top right corner. This letter was written just 3 days after his wife's death. 37. Moses Miller - 1846 - Autograph Letter Signed. Long time laborer for the Home Missionary Society. He is writing to Rev. Milton Badger, secretary of the Home Missionary Society. 38. Princeton A. Hodge - 37 + letters from Donald C. Martin, also a Princeton graduate & a missionary in Europe. A letter from Arthur Mitchell of the Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church discussing missionaries to Laos, Persia, Japan, and China. Archive. 39. John E. Marsh - 1876 - Autograph Letter Signed. On illustrated stationery of "The Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts. Marsh was a Missionary in Burma. - 40. Cameron Mann - 3rd Bishop of the Missionary District of North Dakota. 1903 Signature. 41. Rev. Rennie Maclnnes. Good missionary letter. Went to Cairo, Egypt, with the Church Missionary Society. This letter is dated 1927, Typed Letter Signed. He writes of his work among the Moslems and the Jews, and that he has one staff member who spends his time "making contacts with the learned Jews hoping they will give their attention to the Christian literature."42. Charles Frederick MacKenzie - 1847 - Autograph Letter Signed. British colonial Bishop of Central Africa. After having been for some years with Colenso in Natal, he organized and became head of the Zambesi Mission, but died of fever with 6 months of his consecration. 1847 Autograph Letter. 43. Charles Frederick MacKenzie - 19th Century Autograph Letter Signed. 4 page ALS on folded lettersheet. A missionary letter to Ann Mackenzie's sister, Lizzie but written by Charles, as Ann "has a sick headache today so I am copying it for her." The letter gives a great insight into the day to day African mission activities.44. John A. Mackay was a Presbyterian theologian, missionary, and educator. He was a strong advocate of the Ecumenical Movement and World Christianity. Also president of Princeton. 1958 Typed Letter Signed. 45. Archibald McLean - 1886 - Autograph Letter Signed. President of the Foreign Christian Missionary Society, to Brother Ross, directing him to preach all throughout Ohio on missions etc. 46. Elizabeth Locke - Early Chinese Missionary. Group of 3 ALS's. Undated. Very fine group of ALS's comprised of 16 pages of close handwriting. These letters are very full, including notices of Isaac Pierson and Albert G. Peck, both pioneer missionaries in that area who are well documented in the histories. The first letter is composed in San Francisco en route. The other two from her first months in China.47. David Livingstone - 1866 - Autograph Note Signed. Slip of paper with several phrases written by Livingstone in smaller than usual hand. It is possible, based on former seller's pencillings, that part of this note was written by another hand. Unfortunately this is the part containing his name; the Livingstone appears moderately similar but not exactly the same as a compared signature on an undated ALS.48. David Livingstone - 19th century Autograph Note Unsigned. Short memo, unsigned. Handwritten in brown ink. Difficult to read. Possibly a note to himself with abbreviations. In any case, it is a note in his hand with former seller's pencilled "Livingstone" beneath. 49. Abiel Leonard - 1896 - Autograph Letter Signed. Leonard was the 2nd missionary bishop to Utah, following on the very successful work of Tuttle. During the late 19th century, he aggressively evangelized in the Mormon strongholds in mining towns and among the various tribes of Indians, especially in the Utes. 50. Joshua Kimber - 1883 - Autograph Letter Signed. ALS on Office of the Spirit of Missions letterhead. Addressed to a Mr. A.S. Shelton and regarding their sending a spectrum of The Spirit of Missions with the approval of the Rev. William Lucas. 51. Joseph Ketley - 1832 - Autograph Letter Signed. Mid 19th century Congregational Missionary and Abolitionist. Very rare, early ALS by Ketley, addressed to William Alers Hankey, Treasurer of the London Missionary Society. He requests further payment to help establish the school of George Town. 52. E. Stanley Jones - 1929 - Autograph Letter Signed. Methodist Missionary. Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Imprinted on "Hotel Roberts. Carbondale, Illinois" \stationery. 53. E. Stanley Jones - How to Pray, Signed Booklet. Inscribed to "Alice", of E. Stanley Jones' own booklet. Not dated. 54. E. Stanley Jones - 1959 Typed Letter Signed and Autograph Letter Signed. TLS by Stanley and ALS by wife Mabel L. Jones. 55.J.D. Jones - 1876 Autograph Letter Signed. Iowa/Missionary. Important 5 page ALS from J.D. Jones (not to be confused with his British counterpart), missionary with the American Home Missionary Society to Iowa. Very close to a deathbed letter from his eminent laborer on the expanding Western frontier.56. Carl & Jeannette Hunker - China/Phillippines Missionaries. 1949 Typed Letter Signed. Baptist Missionaries to China, to relatives in Butte, Montana, after leaving China due to impending communist takeover there. 57. Carl & Jeannette Hunker - China/Phillippines Missionaries. 1949 Typed Letter Signed. Baptist Missionaries to China, to relatives in Butte, Montana, after leaving China due to impending communist takeover there. June 23, 1949. 58. Junius M. Horner, Bishop of Asheville. Missionary District of Asheville was created in 1898. Cut signature.59. William Hobart Hare - 1871 - Autograph Letter Signed. American bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church. Was elected Missionary Bishop of Niobrara in 1872. A friendly letter to another Bishop discussing the pleasant terms of Hare's work.60. William Hobart Hare- 1903 - Signature. 1872 Missionary Bishop to Niobrara. 61. Anna Gurney - Circa 1830's Autograph Letter Signed. Historian, Scholar, Paralytic, Missionary supporter & Abolitionist. 2.5 page ALS. Probably addressed to Mrs. Rev. Andrew Reed, she arranges for her visit, discusses her growing infirmity, etc. 62. Wilfred T. Grenfell - 1835 - Cut Signature. English physician, and medical missionary. In 1892, he fitted out the first hospital ship to serve fishermen in the North Sea and Labrador. 63. Wilfred T. Grenfell - 1900 - Autograph Note Signed. Written on a page removed from a book. 64. Wilfred T. Grenfell - 1910 - Autograph Note Signed. 65. Samuel Fisk Green - India Missionary. An extensive 4 page handwritten journal of Green, addressed to his sister and intended for publication. He was not only effective at leading people to Christ, but trained over 60 Tamil doctors, started the first hospital in Sri Lanka, and translated over 4000 pages of medical literature into Tamil. 66. William Crane Gray - 1903 - Signature. Gray was first Bishop of Episcopal Church's Missionary Jurisdiction of Southern Florida. 67. Nahum Gould- Presbyterian Pioneer Mission. 1839 - Autograph Letter Signed. 4 page ALS from Gould to Millton Badger, corresponding secretary for the American Home Missionary Society. 68. Andrew Gordon 1862 Autograph Letter Signed. From his wife. She was in Dharmsala and he in Sialkote. One of the most important Presbyterian missionaries in Northern India (today Pakistan) he was author of Our India Mission: A Thirty Years' History of the India Mission of the United Presbyterian Church. 69. Alexander Fletcher - 1849 - Autograph Letter Signed. Children's Missionary. ALS to wife, Lydia.70. Elias Cornelius - 1832 - Autograph Letter Signed. He was a missionary and Pastor. Worked with Native Americans of the Southeast and New Orleans. Very moving ALS to Sarah H. Wisner, wife of Rev. Dr. Wisner, who served for years in missionary causes with Elias Cornelius. 71.Clifford G. Cress - 1930 - Signed Document. Cress was a foreign missionary, pastor, southern baptist convention secretary. A copy of a periodical of the Ministers and Missionaries' Benefit Board of the Northern Baptist Convention. 72. John C. Montesquieu Bellew - 19th Century - Autograph Note Signed. Served as a missionary in India. 73. John C. Montesquieu Bellew - 1861 - Autograph Letter Signed. Missionary to India. A reply regarding an appointment and discussion of a speaking engagement. 74. John C. Montesquieu Bellew - 1860 Autograph Letter Signed. Missionary to India. Imprinted stationery, "162 Holland Road, Kensington, W." A troubled letter questioning his treatment at the hands of the recipient of his letter.75. John C. Montesquieu Bellew - 1865 - Autograph Letter Signed. Missionary to India. "Enclosed are the notes hurriedly made at your house last Saturday evening to introduce my sermon on Sunday morning." References to MacCauley and Francis Bacon. Other news regarding his visit.76. James Backhouse - 1853 - Autograph Letter Signed. Quaker Missionary. Africa & Australia. Written at Staoanger. July 11, 1853. Much about the vegetables and plants of the region. 77. Amory Howe Bradford - Undated - Cut Signature. Bradford was President of the American Missionary Association and a member of the ABCFM sent to inspect missionaries in Japan. CS in brown ink mounted to longer slip of paper with handwritten biographical information in green ink. 78. Edward Jr. Bright - 1854 - Autograph Letter Signed. With original envelope including postal markings. Addressed to Rev. John Wesley Sarles. Written from "Missionary Rooms, Boston, Jan. 6, 1854." Content appears to be regarding the finances of the American Baptist Missionary Union. go79. Bishop Francis Key Brooke - Cut Signature - 1903. Elected bishop of the Missionary District of Oklahoma and Indian Territory on 6 January, 1893. 80. Samuel T. Armstrong - Autograph Letter Signed - 1824. One of the most important missionary publisher of the early 20th century. His firm in Boston published the Panoplist, The Missionary Herald, etc. Nice single page letter with integral envelope from Samuel T. Armstrong.

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        Mecmua-yi fenn el-bahriye. Cairo (Bulaq), Daruttibaatil'âmire, 1254 A.H. (1838 A.D.).

      1838. Folio. 5 parts in 1 volume. 14, 4, 92; 47, (1); 98; 175, (1); 158 pp. With 10 folding lithogr. plates and maps, a few geometrical figures in the text, and several half-page ornamental 'unwan headings. 19th-century giltstamped half calf (modern endpapers). First Turkish edition of this treatise on naval art and science. The original was apparently compiled in a European language by "Kapudân Antûn" ("Captain Antoine"); the Turkish translation is prepared by Mehmet Efendi Mustafâ el-Tercüman. - Some foxing and staining throughout, with occasional waterstains, but clean on the whole.

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        Entomologie forestière, ou histoire naturelle des insectes nuisibles et utiles aux fôrets

      Paris, Huzard et Nancy, George-Grimblot, 1838. de (4), IV, 133, (3) pages et 6 planches plein maroquin vert postérieur signé Wendling, dos à 5 nerfs, tête dorée, signet 1838, 1838, in-8, de (4), IV, 133, (3) pages et 6 planches, plein maroquin vert postérieur signé Wendling, dos à 5 nerfs, tête dorée, signet, Unique édition de cette rare entomologie. Après une première partie anatomique et de classification, La Rue décrit physiquement chaque insecte selon son espèce (ordre) ou sous-espèce (sous-ordre). Il donne une description plus détaillée pour les coléoptères et les lépidoptères, s'attardant parfois assez longuement sur les moyens de destruction de certaines espèces, afin d'éviter leur prolifération et les ravages qu'ils produisent (en particulier pour les rostricornes, cylindriformes, filicornes, toutes les espèces de bombyces, les séticornes, phalènes arpenteuses du pin et les pyralies verdâtres). Dans les deux dernières parties, La Rue propose des "Mesures et opérations propres à prévenir la multiplication et les dégâts des insectes", classées selon les mois de l'année, et quelques conseils pour le traitement des bois gâtés par les insectes. In fine, 6 planches en noir montrent 39 figures d'insectes ou de détails anatomiques. Malgré des rousseurs sur l'ensemble de l'ouvrage, bon exemplaire bien relié par Paul Darbray, riche papetier et ingénieur corbeillois, portant l'ex-libris du château du Val Cognatrix et, sur la page de titre, l'estampille de son Château de Saint-Germain-les-Corbeil

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        La Chute d'un ange, épisode, par Alphonse de Lamartine.

      Paris Charles Gosselin et W. Coquebert 1838 2 vol. in-8 brochés de 4 pp. (prospectus), (4)-VIII-339-(3) pp. 1 f.bl. ; (4)-429-(3) pp., sous chemise demi-maroquin rose à grains longs, étui bordé, dos lisse orné (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale en premier tirage, sans mention sur le titre. Prospectus de la Librairie Gosselin et Coquebert en tête du tome I. La Chute d'un ange complète l'épopée débutée avec Jocelyn où le poète entrelace ses idéaux évangéliques et démocratiques. Exemplaire broché sous sa première couverture crème, lithographiée en noir et bleu dans un style néoclassique. Des rousseurs. Vicaire, IV, 980 ; Carteret, II, 26 ; Escoffier, 1273.

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        Autograph letter signed ("R. Schumann"). [Leipzig], 11. II. 1838.

      1838. 8vo. 1 p. A fine letter from the difficult engagement years, written to Clara's stepmother and Robert Schumann's future mother-in-law Clementine Wieck, inquiring whether "Madam Wieck" knows anything new about Clara's approaching appointment as Imperial and Royal Chamber Virtuoso by the Austrian Emperor: "Yesterday, Count Zerbst, a distant relative of the Austrian envoy, visited me and told me, that his lord, the Prince of Schönburg, took a great interest in the matter and that the appointment was imminent. I can imagine your great joy. But please do me the favour and let me know if you hear anything more specific so that I can have it inserted in the journal [...]". - Austria's highest musical award was bestowed on Clara on March 15th during her concert tour in Vienna - an honour all the more remarkable for her being such a young artist, as well as a foreigner. It is, therefore, little surprise that Robert Schumann wished to see the fact announced in the "Neue Zeitschrift für Musik", which he edited from 1834 to 1844. - Noticeable browning; some brownstaining.

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        Truths From the West Indies. Including a Sketch of Madeira in 1833

      London: William Ball 1838. Presentation copy from the author and inscribed on the verso of the half-title. xv, 372 pp. Contemporary dark brown straight-grained morocco with decorative gilt design to front & rear boards. Raised bands to spine with gilt ruled panels and maroon leather title label. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Minimal wear to extremities. Binding firm. Cut to paper at head of title page. Foxing to endpapers and prelims. An essay on conditions found in the West Indies including much detail about colonialists, white planter society, slavery, lynching, flogging, etc. Scarce item. Copac lists NLS; Ox. Univ; BL; Cam. Univ; Edin.; Newcastle & King's. A VG copy. . Very Good. Full Straight-grained Morocco. 1838. 8vo..

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        Versuch zum Entwurf eines Lehrbuchs der Homöopathie für Aerzte, die sich mit dieser Lehre bekannt machen wollen. Erster Abschnitt: Einleitung, theoretische Begründung des Princips der Homöopathie, Folge und Nebensätze.

      Riga und Leipzig, Frantz 1838. 89 S. Bedruckter Orig.-Umschlag. Mit dem Nebentitel: Versuch zur theoretischen Begründung des Princips der Homöopathie nebst einigen Folgen und Nebensätzen für Ärzte. - Bibliotheca homoeopathica 11; Engelmann, Suppl. 17; Schroers, Lexikon deutschsprachiger Homöopathen 19; nicht im KVK. - Alles erschienene! - Karl Ernst Brutzer (1794-1877) war Arzt und russischer Staatsrat in Riga. - Unbeschnitten. Tls. stockfleckig, die Broschur etwas gebrauchsspurig. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Systeme cellulare. P. Guillo. Reponse aux questions a' lui soumises par S. E. le Ministre de l'Interieur 20 novembre 1838

      s.e, 1838. Manoscritto (cm 22 x 34), pp. (24) con allegata lettera di 2 pp. mss. a firma Macarel, nella quale veniva richiesto questo parere a nome del ministro degli interni. Il parere di Monsieur Guillo verte essenzialmente su tre questioni: quale dovesse essere la disposizione e la dimensione delle celle in base al lavoro assegnato al carcerato, e se occorresse, per alcuni lavori, adibire delle officine al di fuori delle celle; che tipo di industrie ritenesse piu' opportuno impiantare negli stabilimenti cellulari con indicazione degli spazi necessari, sempre considerando una popolazione carceraria di 500 persone; quale potesse essere la paga per giornata di lavoro data all'amministrazione, specialmente per le case di Melun, Poissy, Gaillon e Fontrevrault, nella doppia ipotesi di avere un contratto a forfait oppure un costo fisso al pezzo con un ribasso del 20% rispetto al prezzo di mercato. Nell'introduzione l'A. premette che i suoi pareri valgono solamente nel caso venga avviato un regime cellulare e non nel caso si conservi il sistema di lavoro attuale delle "maison centrales". Infatti, egli, essendo ancora attivo come imprenditore presso alcuni stabilimenti, ravviserebbe un palese conflitto di interessi. Per quanto riguarda la prima domanda, Guillo stabilisce in tre metri quadri la misura delle celle, dotate di gabinetto con sifone, riscaldate e con accesso ad un "promenoir" ed a un corridoio di servizio. Per quanto riguarda la seconda domanda, l'A. si rivela essere un sostenitore del sistema Filadelfia, (come descritto da Tocquevile e Beaumont), afferma infatti che con l?isolamento totale in uno stabilimento possano coesistere da 12 a 1500 persone mentre con il sistema di Aubrun (isolamento notturno e lavoro in comune di giorno), non possano coesistere piu' di 3- 400 individui. Chiara e' la maggior convenienza di un carcere per 1000 piuttosto che per 500, sia per le spese di costruzione sia per quelle di gestione. Inoltre Guillo approva l'idea che a cominciare l?esperimento del carcere cellulare siano i condannati ai ferri e i recidivi visto che, in attesa della costruzione delle carceri cellulari, si potra' continuare l'esperienza del regime del lavoro in silenzio gia' attivo nel carcere di Gaillon. Non solo, il governo deve resistere ai filantropi che demonizzano il carcere cellulare, e chiedono una riduzione delle pene, perche' questi non conoscono la vera natura dei condannati. Per poter ben giudicare questo nuovo sistema di carcerazione occorrera' provarlo e in attesa l?amministrazione non potra' certo ridurre le pene. Nella relazione sono poi presi in esame i vari tipi di lavori che possono essere insegnati ai carcerati, con particolare riferimento a quelle occupazioni che possono essere esercitate dagli ex carcerati una volta divenuti liberi, magari proprio presso le loro case e con l'aiuto dei familiari. Le attivita' sono la tessitura, la "bonnetterie", l?arte del calzolaio e del tagliatore d'abiti. Queste dovranno essere le quattro arti da esercitarsi in carcere, anche perche' il salario giornaliero dovra' essere omogeneo. L'Amministrazione dovra' solo vigilare che a livello locale nessuno abbia iniziative o introduca lavori diversi da questi. Per quanto riguarda poi il modello di impresa da utilizzare, Guillo rigetta l?idea di una amministrazione imprenditrice. Sostiene invece che l?Amministrazione debba "laisser les travaux des prisonniers dans l?industrie libre" e organizzare il lavoro dei detenuti in collaborazione con questa. In particolare egli pensa ad una impresa generale con dei forti capitali che gestisca il lavoro nelle carceri, in grado di offrire maggiore solidita' nei momenti di difficolta'. Purtroppo - dice sempre Guillo - sino a quel momento non e' stato possibile far vincere la ripugnanza di una tale intrapresa agli industriali piu' strutturati e facoltosi e, di conseguenza, le carceri sono divenute preda di industriali senza capitali incapaci di offrire opportune garanzie: ecco la necessita' di una impresa generale. ITA

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        STORIA DEL FORTE DI SARZANELLO.

      Tipografia Chirio e Mina, 1838. Prima edizione. Cm.25,7x16,6. Pg.84. Legatura in mz.pergamena con piatti originali applicati alla coperta. Vistose bruniture. Alcuni segni a matita colorata ai lati del testo. Esemplare ad ampi margini. Due carte in grande formato, raffiguranti le sezioni e il piano del Forte di Sarzanello. Pubblicazione di notevole rarità sul celebre "Forte di Sarzanello". Si tratta di una fortificazione militare ubicata in Via alla Fortezza, sulla collina di Sarzanello, nei dintorni di Sarzana in provincia di La Spezia, che domina dall'alto la Val di Magra. Le prime notizie del Forte risalgono al X secolo, quando l'Imperatore Ottone I concede al Vescovo di Luni sei "castra", fra i quali appunto quello "de Sarzano". Assunse grande importanza tra il 1314 e il 1318, quando divenne residenza del vicario imperiale Castruccio Castracani. Il Promis riprende quanto scritto dal Tegrimi e dal Manuzio, attribuendo la costruzione del Forte allo stesso Castracani. > Repetti, "Dizionario geografico fisico storico della Toscana", V, 195. Codice libreria 134109.

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        Oliver Twist

      First issue, credited to "Boz" on the title pages of all three volumes and with the "fireside" plate to volume three. Bound in the original cloth, all volumes re-backed onto similarly toned cloth, preserving the original endpapers and pastedowns, each with the same bookplate. All three volumes are firmly and squarely bound, the cloth is rubbed and bumped, with minor loss to the spines, but the gilt lettering remains reasonably bright and they are clean. The text blocks are slightly foxed and toned, the gutters have been neatly repaired, there are no inscriptions and no signs of previous ownership other than the aforementioned bookplates to the pastedowns, generally the contents are clean, and the illustrations sharp, having suffered little from the browning that often occurs. Overall, an attractive uniform set, much better than the average.

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        Slave Trade (East India). Slavery in Ceylon. Return to an Order of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 1 March 1838; for, Copies or abstracts of all correspondence between the directors of the East India Company and the Company's government in India, since the 1st day of June 1827, on the subject of Slavery in the territories under the Company's rule; also respecting any Slave Trade therein; also of all orders and regulations issued, or any proceedings taken, by order or under the authority of the Company, with a view to the Abolition of Slavery and the Slave Trade, since the above date; also of any correspondence between the Board of Control and the Court of Directors on the said subjects. Also, Return to an Address of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 1 March 1838; for, Copies or extracts of all communications relating to the subject of Slavery in the Island of Ceylon, and to the measures there taken for its Abolition. [London], ordered, by The House of Commons, to be Printed, 31 July 1838.

      1838. Small folio (222 x 334 mm). VIII, 615, (1) pp. Later 19th c. buckram-backed marbled boards, labels lettered in gilt. Rare but frequently-cited British parliamentary papers with "Correspondence on the Slave Trade, and Measures Taken for its Abolition". Includes a printed sketch of the southern coast of Yemen, illustrating the area in possession of the "Boo-Mehree-Buddooee (Bedouin) Arabs" and identifiying the tribal chiefs as the Sultans of Qishn, Sayhut, and Dhofar (p. 156); also, correspondence between the Imaum of Muscat and the British Resident in the Gulf, in which the latter congratulates the Imaum on the recent peace made between "Tahnoon and Sultan Bin Suggur [the al-Qasimi ruler of Sharjah and Ras al-Khaimah], and that there was a prospect of the poor people of this Gulf enjoying a quiet pearl fishing season, free from the scourge of war, that affliction of mankind" (p. 86). Also, detailed reports on the slave trade at Muscat, Bahrein, Ras al-Khaimah and Sharjah ("Last year Shaik Sultan Bin Sugger's own buggalow brought from the coast of Africa 30 slaves to Rasul Khyma, but this is a rare occurrence, vessels seldom going there from the Joasmee states", p. 90). In all, the volume contains a significant number of references to the Arabian Gulf, Muscat, "Arabs", etc. - Labels and lettering worn; a good clean copy. Formerly in the library of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society; ultimately withdrawn from the British Library of Political and Economic Science (cancellation stamp).

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        MOSAÏQUE DU MIDI (La), publication mensuelle. [De la première année (avril 1837-mars 1838) à la sixième année (1842)].

      1838 6 demi-basane de l'époque. Illustrations in-texte. 6 volumes in-4 de VIII-390-(1) pp.; (4)-408-(4) pp.; (4)-408-(4) pp.; 408-(4) pp.; 412-(4) pp. et 408-(4) pp. ; Toulouse et Paris [puis Toulouse pour les vol. 3 à 6], J.-B. Paya, 1838-1842, Tout ce qui a paru de cette précieuse revue mensuelle imprimée à Toulouse. Les exemplaires complets sont très rares.Elle est ornée de près de 500 gravures dessinées et gravées sur bois par des artistes occitans pour la plupart.Ce célèbre périodique, fondé par J.-M. Cayla et le libraire éditeur gascon J.-B. Paya, avait pour ambition de révéler à un public populaire la culture occitane. Il voulait populariser les légendes, les chroniques, l'histoire, l'archéologie, l'architecture et la vie des grands hommes du Midi de la France.On y trouve des centaines d'articles célébrant la beauté et la gloire, les heurs et malheurs de la Gascogne, du Languedoc, de la Provence, du Dauphiné, de l'Auvergne, du Limousin et de la Guyenne.

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        The Waldenses or Protestant Valleys of Piedmont and Dauphiny, and the Ban de La Roche. Illustrated in a series of views taken on the spot expressly for this work by Mess.rs W. H. Bartlett & W. Brockedon

      George Virtue, 1838. In-4° (275x215mm), pp. (12), 216, (2), legatura coeva m. pelle blu con titolo e ricchi fregi impressi in oro su dorso a nervi. Ritratto del Beattie all'antiporta inciso su acciaio da John Rogers su disegno di Henry Room, frontespizio inciso su acciaio con veduta di Villar, una carta geografica ripiegata delle Valli Valdesi del Piemonte e complessive 70 tavole incise su acciaio da disegni di Bartlett, Brockedon, Stanfield e Finden raffiguranti località del Piemonte e del Delfinato. Qualche lieve fioritura. Ottima copia. Seconda edizione (la prima è del 1836) di questa splendida opera dalle finissime incisioni raffiguranti località del Piemonte, della Savoia, del Delfinato e delle Valli Valdesi, tra cui: 4 vedute di Torino, 2 di Pinerolo, Susa, Sant'Ambrogio, Exilles, Cesana, Torre Pellice, Luserna, Villar, Bobbio, Angrogna, Pomaretto, Prali, Pragelato, etc. Muston, p. 59, n. IV: "C'est un des plus beaux ouvrages illustrés qu'ait produit la librairie moderne, et la plus remarquable, sans contredit, de tous ceux qui ont pour but de faire connaitre, par la gravure, les sites de vallées vaudoises". Perret, 323: "Le premier album anglais publié sur l'Oisans et le Dauphiné au début du XIX siècle, superbement illustré. Il comporte également des planches sur la Savoie et le Piémont. Rare et très recherché". Hugon & Gonnet, n. 31. Olschki, "Choix", 15879. DHBS, IV, 604. Perret, n. 323: "Le premier album anglais publié sur l'Oisans et le Dauphiné au début du 19ème siècle, superbement illustré. Il comporte également des planches sur la Savoie (e.a. Migèves, Cluse et Viu) et le Piémont. Rare et très recherché". Inglese

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        IL SERVITORE DI PIAZZA. Guida per Ferrara del Co...

      (Pomatelli, 1838). in - 8, pp. 310, (2), leg. coeva m. perg. con tela con fregi impressi ai piatti, con tass. in pelle al d. e filetti e fregi oro al d., tagli spruzzati. Con 1 tav. xilogr. rip. (mm. 151x215) raff. la pianta della città di Ferrara con indicate le vie e gli edifici pubblici. Con 13 tavv. in legno f.t. raff. particolari della città, come il Duomo, il palazzo della Ragione, il castello, interni della biblioteca comunale e della prigione, il palazzo di Schifanoia, la piazza Ariostea. Con descrizone minuziosa dei palazzi, delle chiese, e degli edifici pubblici e con al fine un appendice sulle distanze della città, ville e terre della provincia dalla piazza centrale di Ferrara. Con epilogo sulla popolazione delle intera provincia e dettagliato elenco delle misure e pesi di Ferrara confrontate con le altre città del nord Italia. Inoltre le tariffe sopra il corso delle monete d'oro e d'argento dello Stato Pontificio ed Estense. Splendido esempl. [159]

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        Mémoire sur le système grammatical des langues de quelques nations indiennes de l'Amérique du Nord ; ouvrage qui, à la séance publique annuelle de l'Institut royal de France, le 2 mai 1835, a emporté le prix fondé par M. le comte de Volney.

      Paris Librairie d'A. Pihan de La Forest ; Gide ; Dentu 1838 In-8 de XVI-464 pp., demi-maroquin rouge à coins, dos à nerfs, tête dorée, non rogné (reliure moderne). Edition originale. On connait peu de choses sur la jeunesse de Du Ponceau, si ce n'est qu'à l'âge de dix-sept ans, il suivit le baron de Steuben, officier général, qui allait se mettre au service des États-Unis (1777). Il fit les campagnes de 1778, 1779 et 1780, puis quitta le service, vint s'établir à Philadelphie où il prit la nationalité américaine. Il publia, en langue anglaise, plusieurs ouvrages de philologie. Succédant à Franklin à la présidence de la Société philosophique américaine, il répondit au concours lancé par l'Institut dont le sujet était : Déterminer le caractère grammatical des langues de l'Amérique du nord connues sous les noms de Leni-Lennape, Mohegan et Chipaway. Sabin, 21383 ; Leclerc, 485. Rousseurs.

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        [Binding-title:] Egypt & Nubia. Cairo [and elsewhere in Egypt and Nubia], 1838-1839.

      1838. Double Crown folio (48 x 36.5 cm). [37] ll. including title-leaf and 7 blanks, plus 16 loosely inserted ll. Album containing 42 pencil and other drawings (a few partly coloured) and 3 squeezes, some on the album leaves and some loosely inserted, mostly of ancient Egyptian and Nubian architecture, sculpture, bas-reliefs and hieroglyphic inscriptions, but also with a few botanical drawings and landscapes with buildings. Most have English-language captions in brown ink and are signed and dated 1838 to 1839. New black half morocco, on recessed cords, title and double fillets in gold on spine, using mid-19th-century marbled paper for the sides (blue-green Spanish-marble with black and white veins). An album of drawings (and squeezes of bas reliefs) made by William Robertson on a journey from Cairo in December 1838 down the Nile into Nubia, reaching as far south as the present-day Egyptian-Sudanese border region, including the temples of Abu Simbel, in January 1839, then returning via Philae, Karnak and other sites to Thebes in February 1839. They give very detailed views of numerous buildings, sculptures, bas-reliefs and hieroglyphic inscriptions, as well as more distant views of landscapes with buildings and three botanical drawings. While Robertson made most of his drawings on site, he drew the Temple at Luxor after a drawing by Achille Émile Prisse d'Avennes (1807-1879) who began exploring and drawing the ancient Egyptian sites in 1836 and published many of his drawings in 1847. The squeezes of bas-reliefs are of special interest, for they preserve a very precise record of the original with little influence from personal interpretation: the paper was wetted, pressed into the relief and allowed to dry. In addition to the three clear squeezes, a couple of the drawings also seem to have been made on flattened squeezes (some of those that survive as squeezes also have some lines drawn over them them). Since many of the ancient Egyptian sites have been looted and damaged over the years, these early drawings and squeezes provide an important record of what was there in 1838/39 and how it was situated, before the first photographs were made. The building of the old Aswan dam in 1902 caused frequent flooding and damage at the site of Philae, now an island, and most of its treasures were removed before completion of the new Aswan dam in 1970. The album has no true title-page, but the leaf before the first drawing has a slip pasted to it giving the name of the artist, dated from Cairo, December 1838. We have not identified the artist. The clergyman and historian William Robertson and his son of the same name died before 1838 and the archaeologist William Robertson Smith was not born until 1846. Thieme & Becker notes two artists named William Robertson, active two or three decades before and after the present drawings, but provides so little information that we cannot link them to either. He may possibly be the Irish-born London architect William Robertson (1770-1850), who took an early interest in Egyptian revival, but he would have been nearly seventy when these drawings were made. The loosely inserted drawings and squeezes are made on at least 8 different paper stocks, wove and laid, one of the wove stocks machine-made (the "watermark" left by the papermaking machine's belt seam appears in one sheet). A few of the original album leaves are now detached and may have been removed by the artist himself. The squeezes have inevitably been flattened in the album, but they still show the contours of the original bas-reliefs very clearly. One inserted drawing is severely foxed and one inserted floor plan is rather dirty, but in general the drawings are in very good condition. A detailed graphic record of ancient Egyptian art, architecture and hieroglyphic inscriptions, made before many of the worst depredations.

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        El Pendolista universal. Obra original que contiene el arte de escribir.

      New York, Don Jorge W. Halsey, y Hermanos, 1838. Mit 35 gest. Tafeln. 14 S. HLdr. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Deckeltitel. 20 x 24 cm. Nash, American Penmanship, p. 277; Rico y Sinobas, Diccionario de calígrafos españoles 233. - Frühes amerikanisches Schreibmeisterbuch, in spanischer Sprache. - Hintere Decke fleckig und lose, Rücken lädiert. Vorsätze stark knittirg. Durchgehend stark gebräunt, tls. auch etwas feuchtfleckig. Mit Erhaltungsmängeln. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Mahmud Schebisteri's Rosenflor des Geheimnisses. Persisch und Deutsch. Pest & Leipzig, Hartleben, 1838.

      1838. 4to. VI, 32 pp. With 2 lithogr. plates and 28 ff. of Arabic letterpress with lithogr. borders, toned in various colours. Modern boards with the original wrappers bound within. First edition. - Without any doubt Hammer's finest work in imitation of an oriental manuscript: the Persian text of the famous Sufi manual 'Golshan-e Râz' is printed in seven four-leaf quires of varying colours, each framed by a lithographed sequence of interlaced flowers and animals (pheasants, deer, antilopes, panthers, jackals). The German translation, the unsophisticated typography of which provides a striking contrast to the luxurious Persian text, is illustrated by two plates of topographical interest. The binding preserves the original blue paper wrappers with a large emblematic lithograph of a shell hidden among a bouquet of roses, drawn by Pauline von Koudelka-Schmerling. - Occasional slight foxing. Untrimmed. Goedeke VII, 767, 100. Rabenlechner I, 122. Cf. Brunet III, 34 (Vienna, 1838 ed.).

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        Letters on Egypt, Edom and the Holy Land

      London: Henry Colburn 1838. 2 volumes, xii, 407 and iv, 373 pp, 2 engraved b/w frontispieces, brown leather spines with gilt lettered blacl labels, some wear to boards and foxing to pages, an uncommon, Copac lists only BL and Liverpool with copies. . Very Good. Half Calf. First Edition. 1838. 8vo..

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        Malerische Ansichten aus dem Orient, gesammelt auf der Reise Sr. Hoheit des Herrn Herzogs Maximilian in Bayern nach Nubien, Aegypten, Palaestina, Syrien und Malta im Jahre 1838 [...]. Vues pittoresques de l'Orient [...]. München/Paris/Leipzig, Kaiser & Lacroix; Rittner & Goupil; Weigel, [1839-1840].

      1838. Folio (422 x 528 cm). Lithogr. t. p. and 60 lithogr. plates, all in original hand colour, captions often raised in gilt. With 10 leaves of letterpress text. 10 instalments in the original printed wrappers as issued. Stored in contemp. green half calf with giltstamped spine and cover label. Ties. Only edition of the rare variant with all the plates and in their splendid original colour: the personal copy of Duke Maximilian in Bavaria. "Published in ten parts. The plates show costume of the period and also that of earlier times, taken from paintings" (Hiler). The picturesque views, which include Cairo, Alexandria, Jerusalem, La Valletta, Luxor, and Thebes, genre scenes and landscapes, are all framed within a decorative border and arranged as a small painting. The Nuremberg artist Mayr, especially well-known for his depictions of battles scenes and horses, was personal painter to Duke Maximilian, whom he accompanied on his 1838 journey of the Orient. The group had departed from Munich on January 20 with a small entourage, travelling via Venice, Korfu, Patras, Athens, Alexandria, and Cairo to the Holy Land. They returned to Munich after eight months on 17 September 1838; the following year, Maximilian was made honorary member of the Bavarian Acadeny of Sciences. - Some foxing to letterpress explanatory text, plates beautifully preserved with only the backing paper showing occasional duststaining. From the library of Duke Maximilian at Tegernsee Castle, retaining the original shelfmark label on the spine. Ibrahim-Hilmy II, 26. Gay 90 (only 36 plates). Lipperheide Ma 22 (= 1589). Hiler 578. Tobler 161. Graesse IV, 457. Engelmann 124. Kainbacher 265 ("a rarity"). Thieme/Becker XXIV, 477. Nagler VIII, 498f. ("highly memorable drawings"). ADB XXI, 139ff. Not in Blackmer or Abbey (Travel). Not in Colas.

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

      Paris, J.B. Baillière, 1838. 3 volumes in-8, soit deux volumes de texte de XVIII-678 + (4)-864 pp. ; et un atlas de (4) pp. et 27planches demi-veau brun glacé, dos lisses ornés de motifs dorés. (Rel. de l'ép.) 1838, 1838, , 3 volumes in-8, soit deux volumes de texte de XVIII-678 + (4)-864 pp. ; et un atlas de (4) pp. et 27planches, demi-veau brun glacé, dos lisses ornés de motifs dorés. (Rel. de l'ép.), Première édition, très rare. 26 planches h.t. gravées sur cuivre par Ambroise Tardieu représentant des aliénés et 1 grand plan dépliant de la "Maison royale de Charenton". Dans cet exemplaire, les planches ont été rassemblées dans un atlas relié à part; n'ayant pas été rognées, elles sont au format d'un petit in-4, et montées sur onglets. Notons parmi les figures d'aliénés, celle de la célèbre Théroigne de Méricourt (pl. IV), personnalité féminine notoire de la Révolution française et féministe avant l'heure. (On joint les 3 ff. des épreuves du très intéressant article de Michel Gourévitch qui analyse les planches de cet atlas). Jean Etienne Dominique Esquirol (1772-1840) fut l'élève préféré de Pinel; il lui succéda à la Salpêtrière où il fut le premier conférencier dans le domaine de la psychiatrie. Il poursuivit sans se lasser l'extraordinaire travail commencé par son maître; d'une part, il reprit et rectifia la grande classification des principaux types de la folie; d'autre part, il proposa une réforme complète des établissements d'aliénés et créa lui-même dix asiles. Le texte présenté ici est le premier livre moderne sur le sujet. Exemplaire dont l'atlas a été très bien relié à l'imitation des volumes de texte. Les pp. 173/174 du T.1 ont été placées par erreur entre les pp. 164-165 du même volume. Rousseurs. Les couvertures imprimées de l'atlas ont été conservées, avec cependant une restauration sur la première. Garisson & Morton, 4929. Semelaigne I, P. 140. Waller 2817. Wellcome II, 531; Heirs of Hippocrates, 766

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        Lockport Daily Bulletin!

      - Lockport, New York: January 8, 1838- February 3, 1838, issues No. 6 ¿ No. 29, octavo, 23 issues, 27 pages, printed in double columns, issues crudely whip-stitched together, some defects, edges chipped and nicked, else a good run of the daily issues of the first month of this rare Lockport newspaper. The Lockport Daily Bulletin was the community¿s first daily and was published to keep the town informed about the progress of the Patriot War in Canada. Ink ownership signatures of M. L. Vantin. Lockport located in Niagra County, New York, was close to Canada and this paper contains frontline news, often noted as being ¿By this Evening¿s Cars,¿ of the Patriot War which had just begun across the Niagra River in Canada. The contents of the paper exclusively concern breaking news about the war, from Buffalo, Niagra Falls and the Niagra River, Canada and, from further west in Michigan. The ¿Patriot War¿ of 1837 and 1838, had repercussions as late as 1841. The Patriot movement inducted between 40,000 and 160,000 men, mostly farmers and unemployed artisans, across the north-eastern states in support of the 1837 Rebellions in Upper and Lower Canada. The organization arose in Vermont among Lower Canadian refugees (the eastern division of Frères chasseurs, or Hunters) and spread westward under the influence of Dr. Charles Duncombe and Donald McLeod, leaders of the short lived Canadian Refugee Relief Association, and Scottish native William Lyon Mackenzie. Without the benefit of united and effective leadership and with inadequate and undisciplined ranks, they made three different extensive plans in 1838 for widespread coordinated attacks along the Canadian border, with a view to eventual joining of forces and establishment of a republic in Canada. With the failure of these plans, the movement came completely under the domination of the ¿Hunters¿. International complications were averted as a consequence of the co-operation and vigorous action of the British and American authorities. Congress passed a stronger neutrality act, and Federal troops were sent to the frontier. In the border states the militia was called out, and civil and criminal suits were instituted. On their side, the Canadian and British authorities used military and civil measures to prevent retaliatory attacks. The Lockport Bulletin began publication in January 1838, it was printed at the ¿Balance Office¿, the cost of a subscription was 50 cents per month. OCLC 17455242. The Rochester Historical Society holds three issues, 1838:1: 15,19,21

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        Paul et Virginie.

      P., Curmer, 1838, gr. et fort in-8, demi-chagrin bleu, dos lisse entièrement décoré d'un motif romantique doré, tr. dorées, gardes moirées blanches, emboîtage (rel. de l'ép.), LVI-458 pp. (L.26) Le "monument typographique" de Curmer, l'un des plus beaux livres illustrés romantiques : quatre cent cinquante gravures sur bois et sur acier, trente-six hors-texte tirés sur chine appliqué, d'après Tony JOHANNOT, MARVILLE, FRANÇAIS, MEISSONIER, etc., carte de l'Ile de France finement coloriée. Exemplaire de second tirage à l'adresse de la rue de Richelieu. On trouvera dans Carteret III, pp. 532 à 547, une description exhaustive. Emboîtage frotté.Magnifique exemplaire dont le papier est parfaitement blanc (sans avoir été lavé).

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        Paul et Virginie - La Chaumière Indienne.

      P. Curmer 1838. Fort in-8° plein maroquin vert bouteille, dos à 5 nerfs orné de caissons dorés romantiques, plats ornés d'un double encadrement de trois filets dorés avec dans les angles intèrieurs quatre fleurs stylisées dorées, dentelle intèrieure, tranche dorées, étui bordé (coins légèrement écrasés, quelques épidermures et quelques rousseurs comme toujours). 1 carte en couleurs "carte de l'ile de France" par DUFOUR, 29 planches gravées sur bois H.T. montées sur Chine, 7 portraits gravés sur acier et 450 vignettes dans le texte gravés sur bois par JOHANNOT, MEISSONIER, ISABEY, HUET....Premier tirage de cette belle édition dans une agréable reliure d'époque.

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        Paul et Virginie, suivi de "La Chaumière indienne" et de la "Flore de Paul et Virginie".

      Paris, Louis Curmer, 1838. In-8° de LVI - 458 pages, 1 feuillet (table des matières), 1 feuillet pour la table des dessinateurs & graveurs. Illustré de 450 vignettes gravées sur bois dans le texte, 29 planches gravées sur bois, tirées sur Chine avec leurs serpentines imprimées, de 7 portraits, et bien complet de la carte coloriée dans plusieurs tons "Ile de France". Illustrations signées Meissonier, Français, T. Johannot, Isabey, etc.. Premier tirage sur vélin d'un des plus célèbres ouvrages illustrés du XIX° siècle [Cf. Carteret, III, P. 551]. Bel exemplaire. Reliure demi-chagrin rouge à coins, dos à nerfs, compartiments finement ornés de fers dorés, titre & tranches dorés.

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        OFFICIAL ARMY REGISTER FOR THE YEARS 1838, 1841, 1842, 1844, 1846, 1847, 1848, 1849, 1853, 1855, 1856, & 1857 (15 ISSUES BOUND IN ONE)

      Adjutant General's Office 1838-1857. Very Good+. 1838. Hardcover. Original First Editions of Official Army Registers for the years 1838, 1841, 1842, 1844, 1846, Jan. 1847, Aug. 1847, 1848, 1849, Jan. 1855, Aug. 1855, 1856 and 1857. Fifteen issues bound in one. Bound in contemporary brown faux leather with red leather spine label. Wear to corners, cover is otherwise in Very Good+ condition. Boards and spine are straight. Binding is tight. Contemporary marbled end sheets and paste downs. Pages lightly toned with an ocassional soil spot, but overall clean and in very good condition. Some fold-out charts in the later issues. .

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        Paul et Virginie. La Chaumière indienne.

      Paris: L. Curmer, 25 rue Sainte-Anne, 1838. Grand in-8; LVI, 458p., [14p. Tables]. Collation bien conforme à Vicaire mais avec toutes les tables placées en fin d'ouvrage; carte de l'Ile-de-France coloriée, 29 planches tirées sur Chine, 7 portraits sur acier, environ 450 vignettes sur bois dans le texte. Les illustrations sont de Meissonier, Johannot, Français, Isabey... Le portrait de Madame de La Tour est par Johannot, celui du Docteur est le portrait "anglais" de Parsons et Cook, et le "Songe de Marguerite" a été relié dans "La Chaumière indienne". Sans la gravure de "La Bonne Femme", rarement présente. Reliure d'époque signée Libermann en demi-maroquin vert à coins, plats et gardes marbrés, dos lisse orné de jolis fers rocaille, tranche supérieure dorée. Quelques rares et pâles rousseurs mais un très bon exemplaire. Considéré par Brivois comme "la perle des livres illustrés du 19ème siècle", cette édition se distingue par la qualité et l'abondance de son illustration, ainsi que par sa remarquable mise en page. Elle est illustrée d'environ 450 vignettes sur bois de Meissonier, Johannot, Français, Isabey, etc..., de 36 planches hors texte, la plupart tirées sur Chine. Exemplaire comportant comme souvent un mélange de caractéristiques de premier et second tirages. Vicaire VII, 42. Carteret III, 543.

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        Slave Trade (East India). Slavery in Ceylon. Return to an Order of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 1 March 1838; for, Copies or abstracts of all correspondence between the directors of the East India Company and the Company's government in India, since the 1st day of June 1827, on the subject of Slavery in the territories under the Company's rule; also respecting any Slave Trade therein; also of all orders and regulations issued, or any proceedings taken, by order or under the authority of the Company, with a view to the Abolition of Slavery and the Slave Trade, since the above date; also of any correspondence between the Board of Control and the Court of Directors on the said subjects. Also, Return to an Address of the Honourabl

      [London], ordered, by The House of Commons, to be Printed, 31 July 1838. - Small folio (222 x 334 mm). VIII, 615, (1) pp. Later 19th c. buckram-backed marbled boards, labels lettered in gilt. Rare but frequently-cited British parliamentary papers with "Correspondence on the Slave Trade, and Measures Taken for its Abolition". Includes a printed sketch of the southern coast of Yemen, illustrating the area in possession of the "Boo-Mehree-Buddooee (Bedouin) Arabs" and identifiying the tribal chiefs as the Sultans of Qishn, Sayhut, and Dhofar (p. 156); also, correspondence between the Imaum of Muscat and the British Resident in the Gulf, in which the latter congratulates the Imaum on the recent peace made between "Tahnoon and Sultan Bin Suggur [the al-Qasimi ruler of Sharjah and Ras al-Khaimah], and that there was a prospect of the poor people of this Gulf enjoying a quiet pearl fishing season, free from the scourge of war, that affliction of mankind" (p. 86). Also, detailed reports on the slave trade at Muscat, Bahrein, Ras al-Khaimah and Sharjah ("Last year Shaik Sultan Bin Sugger's own buggalow brought from the coast of Africa 30 slaves to Rasul Khyma, but this is a rare occurrence, vessels seldom going there from the Joasmee states", p. 90). In all, the volume contains a significant number of references to the Arabian Gulf, Muscat, "Arabs", etc. - Labels and lettering worn; a good clean copy. Formerly in the library of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society; ultimately withdrawn from the British Library of Political and Economic Science (cancellation stamp). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Leçons sur les Maladies, faites à l'Hôpital de la Pitié, Première partie : Cataractes, par L.-J. Sanson, recueillies et publiées sous sa direction par ses Elèves Alph. Bardinet et J.-B. Pigné - Des Habitations et de l'influence de leurs dispositions sur l'Homme, en santé et en maladie, par Pierre Adolphe Piorry - De la mortalité et de la folie dans le régime pénitentiaire, et spécialement dans les pénitentiers de Philadelphie, d'Auburn, de Genève et de Lausanne (aux Etats-Unis et en Suisse), Mémoire présenté à l'Académie Royale de Medecine de Paris, par Louis Mathurin Moreau-Christophe - Résumé des Leçons de Medecine Opératoire acoustique, professées à l'école pratique de medecine de Paris, par Paul Fabrizj - Promenade chirurgicale, à Lausanne, par le Docteur Munaret - Traité des avantages de l'Equitation, considérée dans ses rapports avec la Medecine, par le dr Fitz-Patrick - Secours à donner aux Malades avant l'arrivée du Medecin, dans les cas graves et urgens, par J.-B Mège - Lettre au sujet des deux derniers ouvrages de MM. Civale et Leroy d'Etiolles, à MM. Les chirurgiens du Bureau Central par A. Lenoir - Note sur les effets de l'introduction de l'air dans les veines - Bulletin chirurgical, Du traitement des varices et des ulcères variqueux, par la potasse caustique - Bulletin clinique, Hotel-Dieu, Service de M. Bally, Clinique de M. Piorry.

      Paris, Ebrard 1838/ Fourchet, Libraire-Editeur, 1838 / J.B. Baillière, 1839/Imprimerie de Béthune et Plon, 1839 /Deville-Cavellin, 1837/Chez l'Auteur et J.-B. Baillière, 1838 /Chez Werdet, 1830, 11 plaquettes reliées ensemble dans un volume in-8 de 135x215 mm environ,135-157(1)-100(1)-47+ 2 planches dépliantes-40-99-96-16-12-32-32 pages,+1 planche dépliante, demi basane chocolat, dos lisse avec titres dorés en grande partie effacés, gardes marbrées. Des rousseurs, une coiffe légèrement ébréchée, fente de 3 cm sur un mors, dos épidermé, coupes et coins émoussés, des tampons d'appartenance, ex-libris et date manuscrits sur la première page de faux-titre. Louis Joseph Sanson, né le 24 janvier 1790 à Paris et mort le 1er août 1842 à Paris, est un chirurgien et ophtalmologue français, agrégé de la Faculté de médecine de Paris, membre de l'Académie de médecine, élève et successeur de Guillaume Dupuytren à l'Hôtel-Dieu de Paris. Pierre Adolphe Piorry est un médecin français né à Poitiers le 31 décembre 1794 et mort le 29 mai 1879. Il inventa la plessimétrie, une méthode d'exploration des organes internes utilisant la percussion.Louis-Mathurin Moreau-Christophe ou Louis-Mathurin Moreau, né en 1799 à Loches et décédé en 1883 à Paris, est un juriste ayant écrit de nombreux travaux sur les prisons et la législation pénale. Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        Histoire de la grandeur et de la décadence de CESAR BIROTTEAU parfumeur, chevalier de la légion d'honneur, adjoint au Maire du 2ème arrondissement de la ville de Paris Nouvelle scène de la Vie Parisienne.

      2 tomes en un volume in 8 demi-cuir rouge d'époque, titre filets dorés, larges filets à froid. Tome premier faux-titre-au verso publicité pour le Figaro et l'Estafette. Association de la Librairie et de la Presse quotidienne, titre,un feuillet de préface,354 pages,2 feuillet d'errata, 1feuillet de table des matières. Tome deuxième faux-titre,au verso,publicité association de la Librairie et de la Presse Quotidienne.Le Figaro- l'Estafette titre,337 pages,1 feuillet de table des matières,errata.Chez l'éditeur,3 rue du Coq Héron 1838.Imprimé par les presses mécaniques de Boulé & Cie Rue du Coq Héron,3.Edition originale;rousseurs éparses habituelles.A signaler un petit petit manque page 149 du tome premier au niveau de "cette offre"ainsi qu'une faute faite,par le doreur:BALZAC Rare.

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        Voyages de Gulliver dans des contrées lointaines.

      Paris, Fournier Ainé, Furne et Cie, 1838, 2 volumes, in-8, reliés, LXIX-279 p. / 319 p. Edition illustrée par Grandville, traduction nouvelle, notice biographique et littéraire sur Jonathan Swift par Walter Scott. Frontispice gravé sur bois par Brévière, 5 hors texte : les quatre titres des quatre voyages et l'allégorie littéraire en frontispice de la notice, 450 illustrations in-texte par Grandville. Reliure d'époque signée Rousset, plein chagrin fauve foncé, dos lisses à décor romantique composé de fleurons et de filets dorés, titres et tomaisons dorés, plats ornés d'un encadrement à froid, filet et grands fleurons dorés d'encadrement, tranches dorées, filet doré sur les coupes, roulette dorée intérieure, gardes moirées, dos décolorés dans une belle patine fauve clair, un angle accidenté. Rousseurs claires sur plusieurs feuillets dues au type de papier utilisé (vélin teinté), 1 feuillet légèrement décalé. Première édition illustrée par Grandville, ouvrage rare en belle condition. Bel exemplaire. ************* PROMO : Envoi gratuit en courrier suivi et assurance à partir de 20 € d'achat (France seulement), remise 20 % pour commande supérieure à 60 €.

      [Bookseller: Yves Oziol]
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