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2017-07-13 20:46:26
Blake, William. Dante.
Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller, ABAA [San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.]
2017-07-13 19:10:40
Zedlitz und auf Nimmersatt, Joseph Christian Frh. von, military officer and writer (1790-1862).
1838. Large 8vo. 2 pp. on double leaf. To a lady friend: "[...] Gott segne Sie und gebe Ihnen was Sie wünschen, und wenn Er Ihnen alles gegeben hat, noch etwas dazu! - Ich bin vor 3 Tagen hier angekommen, und weiß in der That nicht wo mir der Kopf steht, so viel hab ich ins Werk zu setzen [...] Ich hoffe die Kinder wissen noch von mir, und werden mich noch kennen, wenn sie zurückkommen [...]". - With brief contemp. biographical note.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris
2017-07-13 18:31:25
Bowman, William
Royal Society of London, London 1838 - Also contains Gideon Algernon Mantell's: "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" (pp. 131-151). 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Artisan Books & Bindery, ABAA/ILAB
2017-07-13 08:47:04
TOMMASEO N. (traducteur)
Imprimerie Royale, Paris, 1838. Contient : Vol. 1 : "Voyage d'André Giustiniano, ambassadeur en France en l'année 1528" - "Négociation de la Paix et de la Ligue entre l'empereur Charles V et François Ier" - "Rapport de François Giustiniano, fait après son ambassade de France en 1537" - "Relation de Nicolas Tiepolo après le congrès de Nice" - "Relation de Marino Cavalli (1546)" - Raport de Jean Capello, ambassadeur en France en 1554" - "Relation de Jean Michiel, après son ambassade de 1561" - "Commentaires sur le Royaume de France, par Michel Suriano, ambassadeur vénitien en 1561". Vol. 2 : "Relation sur le royaume de France par Marc-Antoine Barbaro après son ambassade de 1563" - "Relation de Jean Correro, ambassadeur en France en 1569" - Voyage de Jérôme Lippomano, ambassadeur de Venise en France en 1577, par son secrétaire." - "Commentarii dell'Azzioni del regno di Francia concernenti la relgione e altri accidenti, cominciando dall'anno 1556". Table index. Texte bilingue italien-français en vis-à-vis. Collection "Documents Inédits sur l'Histoire de France". Ex. en partie non coupé. Couvertures en état moyen. Mouillures claires. Manque de papier marginal sans atteinte au texte aux 40 dernièes pages du second volumes. Bon état par ailleurs Réf 18110 2 volumes In-4, XII-565 et 832 pages, broché (270g)
Bookseller: Librairie Marc et Cathy Aubry [Cormeray, France]
2017-07-13 06:22:53
Kunike, A. 1777-1838
Kunike, A. 1777-1838. Ofen-Klein Mariazell, lithograph, anno 1830, Kunike Kloster Klein Mariazell, bei Ofen, anno 1830, Kunike Lithograph, edited by Kunike, anno 1830, size of the leaf: 35 x 49 cm., "Kloster Klein Mariazell bei Ofen", only little brownish. Reference: Nebenhay-Wagner, II, Nr. 336, 147. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Hammelburger Antiquariat [Hammelburg, Germany]
2017-07-13 05:22:19
Giuseppe Gasparo Mezzofanti
Lettera autografo del Cardinale Giuseppe Gasparo Mezzofanti. Roma 1838. Giuseppe Gasparo Mezzofanti, indicato anche come G. Gaspare Mezzofanti[1] (Bologna, 19 settembre 1774 - Roma, 15 marzo 1849), è stato un cardinale e linguista italiano (conobbe 42 lingue). In-8° grande, 4 pp., 16 righe, firmata e datata. Al retro timbro in ceralacca, indirizzata al Sig. Conte Cav. Luigi Salina Bologna. Ben conservata. Uff. pacco 3
Bookseller: Brighenti libri esauriti e rari
2017-07-12 17:44:26
White, George Francis [Edited By Emma Roberts] [From Library Of W H D Rouse]
London: Fisher, Son and Co, 1838. First Edition. Red Morocco, Gilt. Good. 13 1/2" Tall. Plates. X, 11-84 + Plates (With Paper Guards), 4 Pp Catalog At End. All Edges Gilt. 13 1/2" Tall. Embossed Maroon Morocco, Gilt Illustration At Center Of Front Cover. Original Boards, Spine Neatly Replaced With Old Matching Maroon Tape. Small Old Inscription To Dr. Andrew From C. T. Johnstone. Good Condiiton, Boards Worn With Some Fraying, Hinges Solid. Provenance Note, Dated 1943 (And In Rouse's Hand), That The Book Was From The Library Of W. H. D. (William Henry Denham) Rouse (30 May 1863-February 1950), Pioneering British Educator Who Advocated The Use Of The Direct Method Of Teaching Latin And Greek; And With A Few Small Oval Stamps Of The English Library, Cambridge. Born In Calcutta, India On 31 May 1863, Rouse Gained A Double First In The Classical Tripos At The University Of Cambridge, Where He Also Studied Sanskrit. He Became A Fellow Of Christ's College, Cambridge In 1888. After Brief Spells At Bedford School And Cheltenham College, He Became A Schoolmaster At Rugby School, Where He Encouraged Arthur Ransome - Against His Parents' Wishes - To Become A Writer. Ransome Later Wrote, "My Greatest Piece Of Good Fortune In Coming To Rugby Was That I Passed So Low Into The School ... That I Came At Once Into The Hands Of A Most Remarkable Man Whom I Might Otherwise Never Have Met. This Was Dr W.H.D. Rouse." Rouse Was Appointed Headmaster Of The Perse School, Cambridge, In 1902. While In Charge, He Restored It To A Sound Financial Footing Following A Crisis. As A Teacher He Believed Fir … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books
2017-07-12 17:44:26
White, George Francis [Edited By Emma Roberts] [From Library Of W H D Rouse]
London: Fisher, Son and Co, 1838. First Edition. Red Morocco, Gilt. Good. 13 1/2" Tall. Plates. X, 11-84 + Plates (With Paper Guards), 4 Pp Catalog At End. All Edges Gilt. 13 1/2" Tall. Embossed Maroon Morocco, Gilt Illustration At Center Of Front Cover. Original Boards, Spine Neatly Replaced With Old Matching Maroon Tape. Small Old Inscription To Dr. Andrew From C. T. Johnstone. Good Condiiton, Boards Worn With Some Fraying, Hinges Solid. Provenance Note, Dated 1943 (And In Rouse's Hand), That The Book Was From The Library Of W. H. D. (William Henry Denham) Rouse (30 May 1863-February 1950), Pioneering British Educator Who Advocated The Use Of The Direct Method Of Teaching Latin And Greek; And With A Few Small Oval Stamps Of The English Library, Cambridge. Born In Calcutta, India On 31 May 1863, Rouse Gained A Double First In The Classical Tripos At The University Of Cambridge, Where He Also Studied Sanskrit. He Became A Fellow Of Christ's College, Cambridge In 1888. After Brief Spells At Bedford School And Cheltenham College, He Became A Schoolmaster At Rugby School, Where He Encouraged Arthur Ransome - Against His Parents' Wishes - To Become A Writer. Ransome Later Wrote, "My Greatest Piece Of Good Fortune In Coming To Rugby Was That I Passed So Low Into The School ... That I Came At Once Into The Hands Of A Most Remarkable Man Whom I Might Otherwise Never Have Met. This Was Dr W.H.D. Rouse." Rouse Was Appointed Headmaster Of The Perse School, Cambridge, In 1902. While In Charge, He Restored It To A Sound Financial Footing Following A Crisis. As A Teacher He Believed Fir … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books
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2017-07-12 08:26:51
LA FONTAINE, Jean de / GRANDVILLE Jean-Jacques (ill.)
1838Paris: H. Fournier aîné, 1838. 2 vol. in-8: 15 x 23 cm. I/ 3 ff., XXVIII-[2]-292 pp., [72] pl. grav.; II/ 4 ff., 312 pp., [48] pl. grav. Seconde édition parue la même année que l'originale des Fables de La Fontaine illustrée par Grandville (1803-1847) (Vicaire, IV, 899). Ouvrages illustrés d'un frontispice sur chine en tête du 1er vol., de 120 dessins hors-texte de J. J. Grandville finement gravés sur bois par les meilleurs artistes (Brévière, Hébert, Smith) et tirés sur vélin blanc et de 50 ornements divers (frises animées, culs-de-lampes et capitales ornées). Reliures romantiques en maroquin vert à long grains. Dos à quatre nerfs plats marqués de palmettes et filets dorés, caissons ornés de fers, certains à froid. Filets et large frise à palmettes en encadrement des plats. Titre et tomaison en lettres dorées au centre des plats sup. Filet doré sur les coupes et en encadrement des doublures. Gardes et doublures de papier marbré. Reliures frottées, notamment aux coiffes et aux coupes. Rousseurs.Langue
Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers [Lausanne, Switzerland]
2017-07-11 20:19:48
Gondoliere 1838-41, Venezia. In 8, 3 voll. su 4, pp. XI + 417; 477; 415. Manca il p. ant. del II vol., lievi danni al d. del III, lieve mancanza al margine inf. del p. post del IV. Br. ed. Edizione originale di tutte le opere: vol. II: 'Bellezza educatrice', vol. III: 'Dizionario estetico', vol. IV: 'Nuova proposta di correzioni e di giunte al dizionario italiano'. Manca a Parenti. Biancardi-Francese, p. 432. ITA
Bookseller: Coenobium Libreria antiquaria [Asti, Italy]
2017-07-11 19:26:27
NP [New York?]: John I. Donlevy, intaglio-chromographic and electrographic engraver, nd. Calligraphic bust-length oval portrait of George Washington, engraved by Donlevy, platemark 16 1/2 x 13 7/8 in. Matted, glazed and framed. Within the oval portrait which is based Stuart's "Lansdowne" image, Washington's face has been hand-colored. His birth and death dates are given in calligraphic style. At the head of the print is a small Masonic eye, and under the first word, a vignette of an eagle holding a flag and an olive branch in its beak, an arrows in its claw. Below the portrait is a small image of a hand, palm out, with a heart in the center. Washington's body, the frame around his portrait, and around the lettering is filled with different calligraphic and penmanship styles and types. Faintly creased along an old fold line, else a very nice image. The original image was engraved by R. Lowe in New York, "Presented to -- By -- As a Reward of Merit," (copyright 1838 by Samuel Green), and published by John Donlevy, N.Y. This is the second state, according to Charles Hart's "Catalogue of the Engraved Portraits of Washington," (NY: 1904). The text lines related to Lowe, Green and the Reward of Merit no longer appear, and Donlevy is listed as the engraver. [see entries 862 and 862a].
Bookseller: Bartleby's Books [Chevy Chase, Maryland, U.S.A.]
2017-07-11 16:44:44
A 4" x 2 ¾” gentleman's leather covered pocket album. Attached to the first page is a purple ribbon captioned “Ribbon off of grandma's cap”. The next page has an entry for a September 29th 1838 visit to Fort Griswold and Groton Monument. A majority of the album is blank but concludes with captioned family remembrance hair rings and ribbons. The first entry is “Died June 10th, 1866, Aged 79 years, 4 mo. 21 days.” Accompanied by an aged plait with a white silk ribbon. The next page with two different locks with black ribbons and a verse. A few pages later the chronicler, identified as “father Rowley” at the beginning of the album, begins including entries of the name, birth years and ages to accompany the ribboned hair. The book concludes with several pages of rhyming verse and musings.
Bookseller: Eclectibles
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2017-07-11 16:23:07
C.A. Jenni, 1838. Sans page de titre, 144 p. Suit plus ou moins la table des matières du volume 2 des Editions Weibel-Contesse, Neuchâtel. Nombreuses planches. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: ShepherdsBook [Yvonand, Switzerland]
2017-07-11 15:28:16
Müller, Karl August :
Dresden und Leipzig, Fleischer, 1838/41. - Mit 1 lithographischen Tafel, XX, 242 Seiten, VI, 62 Seiten; LXII, 472 Seiten, Pappbände der Zeit, 22 x 14 cm, Einbände leicht berieben, innen sauber. 1. Lieferung : Kurfürst Johann Georg der Erste, seine Familie und sein Hof. 2. Lieferung : Das Söldnerwesen in den ersten Zeiten des dreißigjährigen Krieges. 3. Lieferung, 1. Teil (alles) : Geschichte des Dreißigjährigen Krieges in den Jahren 1618 bis 1621. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat H. Carlsen
2017-07-11 13:54:03
The Folkestone Harbour Company 4th July, 1838. Parchment/Document height 38cm x width 57cm with seals. Condition - creasing especially to top corner, folds o/w Good
Bookseller: Handsworth Books PBFA [Woodford Green, United Kingdom]
2017-07-11 13:01:51
Imprimerie Royale, Paris, 1838. In-folio de XXIV-526 pp., , demi-chagrin rouge, dos orn? ? nerfs (reliure moderne). Edition originale imprim?e sur verg? Commerce ext?rieur de la France pour la p?riode 1821-1837 en 211 tableaux chronologiques par pays et par marchandises suivis d'une statistique r?trospective pour la p?riode 1787-1810. Premier volume de la Statistique de la France publi?e sous la direction d'Alexandre Moreau de Jonn?s en 10 volumes (1838-1848). Quelques p?les rousseurs mais bel exemplaire. Coquelin & Guillaumin II, 251. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Bonnefoi Livres Anciens [Paris, France]
2017-07-11 05:37:58
Londini: Sumptibus Societatis [i.e. English Historical Society], 1838. Tall 8vo, pp. [4], 4, [v]-[xliv], 122; engraved vignette title-p. printed in red and black, original cream paper-covered boards, morocco label on spine, bottom of spine perished and top of spine chipped, front hinge cracked, otherwise a good copy, mostly unopened. This is one of 100 copies for members only, this one belonging to Lord Francis Egerton, M.P., the First Earl of Ellesmere (see DNB) with his name printed in red, as issued, on the verso of the half-title. The preface of this edition of Gildas, the earliest historian of Britain, is in English, the text proper in Latin. DNB singles out this edition out as being one of the two best. The text of Guldas was first printed in 1525 and has been many times reprinted. The first edition in English appeared in 1638.
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books [US]
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2017-07-11 05:29:08
Le Blanc, [Veuve].
Paris: Chez Madame Veuve le Blanc, 1838. Avec un Texte Descriptif, ouvrage adopté par le Conservatoire Royal des Arts et Métiers, par l'école Centrale des Arts et Manufactures, etc. par...New Ed. Sm. 4to. T.p. + [ii] + 174pp. 2 figures. French text. Margins very lightly browned with some very occasional light sporadic spotting, sl. ink scribble to lower margin of p.96, new e. ps., rebound in modern half calf with marbled boards, gilt ruled raised bands and leather title label to spine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Francis Edwards ABA ILAB [Hay on Wye, United Kingdom]
2017-07-10 17:30:56
Milano, Dai tipi di M. Carrara successore a G. Motta, 1838. In 8vo (cm 20,5); pp. IV, 108, (2). Bella legatura in cartonato verde picchettato, fregio in oro al centro del piatto anteriore, filetti e titolo in oro su tassello in pelle al dorso. Ex libris araldico di Louis-René-Simon, marquis de Vaulchier du Deschaux, al primo contropiatto; altro timbretto ex libris del medesimo marchese de Vaulchier al frontespizio. Bellissimo esemplare. Axs
Bookseller: Libreria Bongiorno Paolo
2017-07-10 16:52:37
Tipografia P. Giuntini, Catania 1838 - in 16° - pp.12 nn + 229 - Brossura editoriale - Firma autografa del traduttore - Prima edizione - Testo latino a fronte - Mancanza del dorso, piatto inferiore staccato e forellini di tarlo e mancanze al piatto superiore - Libro usato [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Antica Libreria Srl
2017-07-10 15:34:36
Pezolt, G. - J. Stießberger:
Salzburg, Oberer`sche, 1838. Lithographie. ca. 9,5 x 15 cm. Mit Rahmen der Zeit. N/W 499.Heft 5.2 - Aus: Pezolt, Georg: Die interessantesten Punkte von Salzburg, Tyrol...II.Jg.Versand D: 7,00 EUR Salis
Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek
2017-07-10 12:57:38
Cannabich, Johann Günther Friedrich.
Eisleben, Verlag von Georg Reichardt, 1835-1838. Ca. 20,5 x 12,5 cm. VI Seiten, 1 Blatt Druckfehler, 991 (1) Seiten; IV Seiten, 967 (2) Seiten; VI Seiten, 639 (1) Seiten, 1 Blatt Verlagswerbung. Halblederbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägter Rückengestaltung, roten Rückenschildern, Rotschnitt und Lesebändchen. Erste Ausgabe. Einbände gering berieben, Vorsätze mit Abklatsch des Leders. Schönes, dekorativ gebundenes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Rainer Schlicht [Berlin, Germany]
2017-07-10 10:45:31
Barrett [Browning], Elizabeth B
London: Saunders And Otley, 1838. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Xxii, 360 Pp. Complete With The Half-Title (With Printer's Information On Verso). Three Quarter Green Morocco, Elaborate Gilt In All Compartments, Gilt Rules On Spine And Covers, Over Beige Cloth, Marbled Endpapers, Teg. Contents Fine And Crisp, No Foxing, No Marks. Modern Bookplate With Colored Parrot On Front Pastedown, Ownership Signature Of Katherine A. G. Moyers (??) On Top Of Title Page. Spine Faded To Brown, But Color Even, Gilt Bright; Joints Worn, Front Joint Beginning To Crack At Top.
Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books [U.S.A.]
2017-07-10 10:24:19
WELLSTED, James Raymond.
London: John Murray, 1838 - 2 volumes, octavo (223 ×140 mm). Recent tan half calf, raised bands to spines, compartments decorated in gilt, black morocco label to second, marbled sides and endpapers, all edges untrimmed. Mild toning to text-block, the occasional marginal spot, plates foxed, skilful restoration along top edge of large folding route map verso. A very good copy. Lithographic frontispiece to each volume and 5 similar plates, most by Louis Haghe from drawings by the author, 5 maps including a large folding route map and 2 further folding sketch maps, tables to the text. First edition of this valuable Arabian travel account, the entire first volume of which is dedicated to the author's travels in Oman and the Persian Gulf, and includes vivid eyewitness reports of the tribes making up the ruling families of today's United Arab Emirates. Wellsted (1805-1842), a British naval officer in the Bombay Marine, was "for a considerable period" (vol. 1 p. 252) employed in the survey of the Persian Gulf begun after the siege of Ra's al-Khaymah in 1819. In 1830 he was appointed second lieutenant of the Palinurus and undertook an important survey of the Red Sea and the Gulf of 'Aqabah, described in the second volume; in 1833-4 he surveyed the southern coast of Arabia and visited Socotra, before, in 1835, being granted permission to travel in Oman, partly to undertake official reconnaissance and out of a personal desire "to investigate the manners and customs of the people of inner Oman, to locate the important towns and oases, and to investigate the topography of the country" ( … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member
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2017-07-09 20:54:00
SALE, George (d. 1736)
London: Printed for Charles Daly, 1838. Cloth. Near Fine. 8vo; xiv, [2], 133, 471, [1]pp, with all five plates present and in superb condition: frontispiece of a folding view and plan of the Temple of Mecca; three genealogical tables (2 folding), and a folding map of Arabia and the surrounding countries. Original green cloth, the sides stamped in blind with acanthus leaf designs and borders, the spine lettered in gilt, very expertly rebacked by Fitterer. Provenance: bookplate of Standish McCleary, bearing the motto, "Faciendi Plures Libros Nullus Est Finis," to the front fly leaf. A rare survival (WorldCat lists only six copies), the contents clean and bright, the binding tight and secure with no loose or missing pages. OCLC Number: 505118764. Sale's translation, originally published in 1734, remained the most widely available English rendition for more than 200 years, and is still widely available today, with the recent release of an electronic edition for the Kindle. Sale provided numerous notes and a "Preliminary Discourse" manifesting in-depth knowledge of Eastern habits, manners, traditions, and laws. According to the ODNB, as late as 1921, "Edward Denison Ross claimed that Sale's version had not been superseded by any subsequent translation, and that his discourse still remained the best introduction in any European language to the study of Islam. More than fifty years later Sale's objectivity still guarded him from criticism in Edward Said's Orientalism (1978)." Remarkable, considering that Sale's translation was only the second English version, the first, in 1649, c … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd
2017-07-09 20:40:07
Heyfelder, Johann Ferdinand:
Stuttgart: Hallberger'sche Verlagshandlung, 1838/1839. 310 (2) Seiten, 1 teilsd farbig lithographierte Tafel, 277 (1) Seiten. 21 x 13,5 cm, anthrazitfarbener zeitgenössicher Pappband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf grünem Rückenschild, dreiseitiger Grünschnitt. "Früchte eigener Beobachtung am Krankenbette und an der Leicher über Gegenstände, die nicht täglich, aber doch häufig dem Arzte begenen, mach den Inhalt dieser Schrift. Die pathologische Anatomie, von einem nicht unbedeutendem Teile der Zeitgenossen noch immer nicht vollkommen gewürdigt, hat aber auch die Beobachtung des Lebens in seiner kranken Form nicht in den Hintergrund gedrängt.. . (Aus dem Vorwort)"Heyfelder: Johann Ferdinand, kaiserl. russischer wirklicher Staatsrath und Professor der Chirurgie zu Petersburg, wurde am 19. Jan. 1798 in Küstrin, wo sein Vater Deichinspector war, geboren. Die letzten Monate lebte er in Wiesbaden und starb dort am 21. Juni 1869. Im Jahre 1833 wurde H. von dem Fürsten von Hohenzollern nach Sigmaringen als Leibarzt und Medicinalreferent der fürstlichen Landesregierung mit dem Titel eines Medicinalrathes berufen. Er zeichnete sich gleichzeitig auch als Operateur aus, war Mitarbeiter an zahlreichen medicinischen und chirurgischen Zeitschriften Deutschlands und gab außerdem ein seine neuesten Erfahrungen enthaltendes eigenes Werk („Studien aus dem Gebiete der Heilwissenschaft“, 1838, 2 Bde.) heraus. – In Sigmaringen hatte H. Gelegenheit, mehrfach mit den auswärtigen Verwandten des fürstlichen Hauses, wie der Königin Hortense, dem Prinzen Louis Napoleon, und mit anderen namhaften … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Matthias Severin Antiquariat [Berlin, Germany]
2017-07-09 13:56:55
This vessel is now lying in the West India Export Dock, nearly ready for sea, and may be viewed by the Subscribers and Friends of the Missionary Society in all next week; that is to say, from Monday Morning, April the 2nd, to Saturday, April the 7th, 1838. By order of the Directors, John Arundel, Home Secretary. Mision House, March 29, 1838. London : London Missionary Society, 1838. Broadside, single sheet, 190 x 235 mm, folded once to form [4] sides octavo, printed on one side only; recto with contemporary manuscript numeral 107 at upper corner; roughening along the bottom edge, two old glue marks to theverso, otherwise very good. The Methodist missonary John Williams (1796-1839) arrived in Hobart Town in 1817, where he delivered the first Evangelical service in Van Diemen's Land. After a sojourn Sydney, he sailed for the Society Islands (Tahiti) and established a mission on Raiatea. Throughout the next seventeen years he devoted himself to the conversion of Polynesians to Christianity, most notably through his missions in the Cook Islands and Samoa. He returned to England in 1834, where he published both a translation of the New Testament in the Rarotongan language and a hugely successful memoir,Narrative of Missionary Enterprises in the South Sea Islands. He sailed again for Polynesia and Sydney on the Camdenin 1838. In 1839, along with fellow missionary James Harris, he was killed and eaten by cannibals on the island of Erromango in the New Hebrides.
Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books [Melbourne, Australia]
2017-07-09 08:34:35
DeWitt, Charles A
Guatemala, August, 1838. Half Calf. Very Good. 8vo. 22 by 15.5 cm. 83 pages of song lyrics, written in a very neat hand by Mr. DeWitt. In the back are four pages of a table of contents, signifying each song by its first line, as is the convention in opera. In the main part, some of the songs have titles, while many are simply referred to as "Otros". In between the songs and the table of contents are many blank leaves. Without music or musical notation, the lyrics pass as standalone poetry, as indeed lyrics often deserve to be so regarded. Love songs of course dominate. Unusual is a song to Lesbia -- was this just a name of someone? This collection strikes us as a highly unusual piece of contemporary cultural archaeology. We are not in a position to judge whether among the songs here were ones that had widespread popularity beyond Guatemala, or to what extent these are lost lyrics. Charles DeWitt (1822-1906) went to Guatemala when he was eleven with his father who had been appointed Charge d'Affairs there, and he remained until 1838. Upon his return to the states he joined the Erie & New York Railroad, was later an agent for its steamboat operation, and came to hold management positions at various companies, including American Express. Condition: rebacked. Wear to calf corners.
Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques
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2017-07-08 21:59:22
: who died lately, leaving a princely fortune of nearly one million Sterling. With an appendix on emigration and transportation to the Australian colonies. By A.L.F. Late of New South Wales. [Extracts from "the Botany Bay Rothschild" have been given in the Times, Weekly Dispatch, Sun, Globe, Morning Advertiser, &c.].Caption title: The Botany Bay Rothschild. London : Published by J. Pattie, 4, Bridges Street, Catherine Street, Strand, 1838. Octavo, disbound, presentation copy inscibed on the title "To the Colonia Society with the Author's Compliments"; title also with early ownership inscription scratched out at top edge and an interesting early annotation in pencil, "of Youlguare", preceding the phrase "in Botany Bay"; 16 pp, lacking the frontispiece plate; very faint vertical crease, last page a little grubby, contents clean. Ferguson, 2645. Rare. A near contemporary biographical sketch relating the extraordinary story of Samuel Terry (1776?-1838), an ex-convict who amassed a fortune through buying and selling property in New South Wales after his emancipation in 1807. (See Gwyneth Dow's entry on Samuel Terry in theADB). Although the present copy lacks the frontispiece, this is most definitely an obscure pamphlet, one for which we can trace no previous sale records. Copies are recorded in five Australian collections (University of Melbourne Library; State Library of New South Wales; National Library of Australia; State Library of South Australia; Royal Geographical Society of South Australia).
Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books
2017-07-08 08:52:50
UK. John Murray, 1838. Hardcover, First Edition, Full Leather bound., a very nice book, see pictures, very slight rubs,wear, see pictures. nice gilt decor to the spine & board edges, 432 pages, foxing to the endpapers, has 2 fold out facsimile letters, one from HMS Victory. , the one from the king has some loss to top corner. marbled endpapers & page edges, see pictures [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Cobweb Books [THORNTON-LE-DALE. N.YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom]
2017-07-08 04:20:33
Kitchiner, William M.D.
Edinburgh: Robert Cadell, 1838. Hardcover. Green morocco half bound, raised bands, gilt-tooled spine. Very good. [i-iv] 424 pages. 16.5 x 11 cm. (Title conclusion) Containing also a Complete System of Cookery for Catholic Families, Being the result of actual experiments instituted in the kitchen of William Kitchiner, M.D. The author, William Kitchiner M.D. (1775-1827), was a wealthy physician of London who did not practice his profession but was a food, science, and music enthusiast. An early devotee of mastication (Masticate, denticate, chump, grind, and swallow), Kitchiner purportedly did most of his own cooking and cleaning. First published in 1817, this extensive guide for the domestic cook took the UK and US by storm, making Kitchiner a household name and an inspiration for many later cookbook authors, including Mrs. Beeton who lifted a number of her recipes directly from his book. Owner's inscription on rear front end paper. Rebound, marbled end papers.
Bookseller: lizzyoung bookseller [US]
2017-07-07 18:12:48
Mott, A[bigail], compiler
1838. New York: Stereotyped for and printed by order of the trustees of the residuary estate of Lindley Murray, M. Day, printer ., 1838 ["Advertisement" on verso of title dated "1839"]. 7 x 4 3/8". 408pp. Contemporary sheep, front cover detached, missing part of backstrip. Water stain in upper margin of first 30 pages, light foxing, some stains in text, not affecting legibility. A fair copy. Collated and complete. See Sabin 51111 for earlier and later editions.
Bookseller: Zamboni & Huntington [Bangor, ME, U.S.A.]
2017-07-07 08:53:37
Paris, Desrez et Moutardier, 1838. In-8, (4)-152-191-(1)-VIII-40-16-73 à 79(table) pp., broché (dos grignoté et fendu, quelques pâles rousseurs). "Fou littéraire". Edition originale. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. Langue : Français [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Chez les libraires associés [Paris, France]
2017-07-07 07:19:05
ISTANBUL (Konstantinopel) / Türkei (Turkey):
Lithographie v. W. Pobuda n. R. Gross, 1838, 19,5 x 25,5 Istanbul: town-plan from W. Pobuda after R. Gross, 19,5 x 25,5 cm, 1838
Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas [Bedburg-Hau, Germany]
2017-07-06 09:12:09
Stuttgart, E. Schweizerbart's Verlagshandlung, 1838. XXIV,656 S., unaufgeschnittene und unbeschnittene Original.-Broschur (Umschlag etwas gebräunt und mit minimalen Randläsuren), 22,6 x 14,5 cm. Erste deutschsprachige Ausgabe. Quetelet (1796 - 1874) hatte in seiner Heimatstadt Gent Mathematik und Naturwissenschaften studiert und 1826 das Observatoire Royal in Brüssel gegründet, zu dessen Direktor er 1828 ernannt wurde. Nach 1836 lehrte er an der Militärakademie in Brüssel Astronomie und Geodäsie. "In Anknüpfung an das als Erkenntnisprinzip der Massenbeobachtung von Jakob Bernoulli, P. S. Laplace und S. Poisson abgeleitete und begründete 'Gesetz der großen Zahl' machte Quetelet es sich zur Aufgabe, mit Hilfe wahrscheinlichkeitstheoretischer Quotienten die naturgesetzlichen Abläufe der menschlichen Lebensgestaltung nachzuweisen. So hat er in seinem 1835 erschienenen Hauptwerk ('Sur l'Homme .') auf Grund anthropometrischer Meßergebnisse für typische Menschengruppen sowie bevölkerungs- und kriminalstatistischer Daten die Konstanz der Verteilungsordung und Ablaufprozesse zu einem 'System der sozialen Physik' ausgebaut, in welchem das menschliche Sein und Handeln sich nach gleichen Gesetzen vollzieht wie die Vorgänge der physikalischen Welt. Diese Erkenntnis findet ihre markanteste Ausprägung in der epochemachenden, vielumstritenen Figur des 'Durchschnittsmenschen' . Dieser Durchschnittstyp ist nach Quetelet kein fiktives Berechnungsergebnis, sondern eine Realerscheinung" (Charlotte Lorenz im HwbdSoz.-wiss. VIII, S. 662). Erscheinungsbild, Intelligenz und moralisches Verhalten di … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Elvira Tasbach [Berlin, Germany]
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2017-07-05 17:52:30
JOHN FREDERICK LEWIS [1804-1876] British Artist.
Published by Thomas McLean & Co and Colnaghi & Co, 1838. 19.75 x 12.75in. Tinted lithograph, from 'Illustrations of Constantinople', a little soiling in margins,
Bookseller: R.G. Watkins Books and Prints [Ilminster, SOMER, United Kingdom]
2017-07-05 15:48:21
Philadelphia: Joseph Healy; Boston: Weeks, Jordan; New York: John S. Taylor, 1838. 12mo, original brown cloth (carefully rebacked; text moderately foxed), gilt lettering. ¶ A collection of over 50 poems, more than half of which are anti-slavery in theme. Very good copy, enclosed in a chemise and a brown cloth slipcase.
Bookseller: Brick Row Book Shop
2017-07-05 15:48:21
Whittier, John Greenleaf
Philadelphia: Joseph Healy. Boston: Weeks, Jordan & Co. New York: John S. Taylor, 1838. First Edition. vi, [7]-180pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Currier p. 40; BAL 21710Photo/Amer lit. Bound in full brown morocco, t.e.g., rest uncut, by Bennett, N.Y. Almost fine.
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [USA]
2017-07-05 07:55:52
William Shipley [Edited by Edward Fitzgibbon].
London. Simpkin, Marshall, and Company. 1838. First Edition. Large Paper Copy. [Limited to 100 copies?]. Tall 8vo. (8 1/2 x 5). xxxv, [1], 264 pp. The standard first edition measures 7 1/2 x 4 ? Frontispiece mounted on India paper with tissue guard. Four illustrations mounted on India paper. Woodcuts. Includes chapters on In Praise of Fly-Fishing - Same Subject Continued - On the Choice, Make, Materials, and Qualities of a Fly-Rod - On the Best Sorts of Lines, Reels, Hooks, etc. - On Throwing the Line, Hooking, Playing, Landing, and Killing a Fish - On the Different Methods Used for Dressing Artificial Flies, etc. - A Curious Controversy Sharply Commenced, and, it is Hoped, Successfully Concluded - Flies for Every Month of Year - On the Nature and Habits of Trout - On the Nature and Habits of Grayling, etc. See Westwood and Satchell, p. 194. The book is bound in the original green cloth, professionally rebacked with green cloth, later end papers, with a brown leather and gilt titling label on the spine. Armorial bookplate of Reginald Stuart Chambers on front pastedown. Some edge wear to the cloth. Very good. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Bruce Cave Fine Fly Fishing Books, IOBA. [Citrus Heights, CA, U.S.A.]
2017-07-04 20:33:51
EYMERY, Désirée
Paris : Désirée Eymery, n.d. [c.1838]. Oblong octavo, contemporary plain card covers with early calligraphic manuscript title and ownership signature to front (ink marks and some staining), engraved title page, pp 78 (but appears to lack a small number of pages from [79]), [9] engraved plates each with four illustrations of peoples in traditional costume of Africa, the Americas and Oceania; a number of the illustrations partially coloured by an early child owner; scattered foxing. A rare French children's book introducing the young reader to the geography, ethnology and customs of exotic regions. The illustrations in the Oceania section include indigenous peoples of New Holland (Aborigines making a bark canoe), New Zealand (with an erroneous depiction of a Māori holding a bow), New Caledonia, Guam, Solomon Islands, Tahiti and Hawaii. The title is recorded inBibliographie de la France ou journal général de l'imprimerie et de la librairie (January, 1839), but no pagination is given. A single copy is located in OCLC (Bibliothèque nationale de France), but again, no pagination is given.
Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books [Melbourne, Australia]
2017-07-04 17:14:21
LIBRAIRIE DE FIRMIN DIDOT FRERES 1838-1855. R240077542: 1838-1855. In-8. Broché. Etat passable, Plats abîmés, Dos abîmé, Quelques rousseurs. 881 + 838 pages - 1er plat désolidarisé et partiellement manquant (gros manque) - coins frottés - textes sur deux colonnes - quelques rousseurs sans réelle conséquence sur la lecture - dos partiellement manquant - tome 2 désolidarisé . . . . Classification Dewey : 346-Droit privé, civil [Attributes: Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Le-Livre [SABLONS, France]
2017-07-04 13:00:52
De Pambour, The Chevalier G.
London: John Weale, 1838. London: John Weale. 1838. First Edition. Hardcover. Modern cloth boards with gilt titles to spine, small ex-libris accession sticker to ffep, text clean and bright, 10pp of publisher's ads at rear. , 8vo 8" - 9" tall, 58 + ii + 8 pp .
Bookseller: double - B - books [Bristol, United Kingdom]
2017-07-04 12:00:38
Stammbuch aus Trostberg, Biedermeier album amicorum -:
meist Trostberg, dann Rotthalmünster, München und Wasserburg, 1838 und später. - circa 9,6 x 18 cm. 28 Blatt mit einer Zeichnung, im Innendeckel kolorierte Farblithographie "in grüner Leder-Kassette mit Kathedralblindprägung und Vergoldung, farbigem Rsch. ("Der Freundschaft geweiht") und Vergoldung sowie Deckelmonogramm "J. J." Hübsches Album, die meisten Beiträge aus Trostberg (Sittersberger, Franz Wex, Anna Liss, Sixt, Scher, Huber, Schauspieler Louis Ströhl, Joseph Zinsinger, Rosa Islingr, Maria Abele u.a.) aus Rotthalmünster (Huber u.a.), Wasserburg und München. Einige Beiträger bezeichnen sich selbst als Schauspieler, womöglich war die Vorbesitzerin auch mit dem Theater in Verbindung. "- Vereinzelt etwas knittrig, etwas berieben, sonst hübsch und dekorativ. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek
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2017-07-04 11:32:17
Gibbon, Edward
John Murray, London, 1838. 8vo (21 x 13 cms). Leather bound; raised bands; gilt titles; marbled edges and endpapers. Externally very poor; internally mostly good: the leather binding very deteriorated; joints and hinges weak at best; the top edge marbling grubby almost to the point of invisibility; library bookplate (The Manchester Union Club) on each front pastedown and embossed stamp on each title page; modern owner¿s signature on each front fly leaf; the text blocks however are tight and square, the leaves clean and undamaged, except as noted below; volume ten missing. In case this hasn¿t put you off, here¿s the detail. Vol. 1: front free endpaper, flyleaf and map of the Western Empire missing; title page grubby; map of the migrations of the Barbarians complete but with a closed tear; also some marginal chips not impinging on the map; there is at page 329 a map of Western Asia not mentioned in the Directions to the Binder; lower board loose but present. Vol. 2: both boards loose but present; map of the eastern part of the Roman Empire complete but with two long closed tears; some leaves with small closed tears and marginal chips towards the end of the volume. Vol. 3: upper board almost detached; lower board loose but present. Vol. 4, 5 & 6: no particular defects. Vol. 7: upper board loose but present; several leaves creased at their lower corners. Vol. 8: no particular defects. Vol. 9: map opposite page 1 has a crease and two closed tears. Vol. 10: missing. Vol. XI: upper board loose but present; map opposite page 1 creased and with a chipped outer edge due to incorrect … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Michael Napier [Kettering, United Kingdom]
2017-07-04 00:19:21
PALMER, Henry Spencer (1838 - 1893)
Henry Spencer Palmer was born in Bangalore, India in 1838. He was schooled in England and admitted to the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, in January 1856. In December he was gazetted to a Lieutenant in the Royal Engineers and entered the School of Military Engineering at Chatham in January 1857. Upon recommendation from the Royal Astronomer, Palmer was given charge of the British expedition to observe the transit of Venus in New Zealand in 1874. The transit, which occurs approximately every century, was last observed by Europeans in New Zealand by those under the command of Captain James Cook as part of the Endeavour voyage. The 1874 transit would be observed by a number of parties sent by different nations, the main ones being the French, American, British and German, who established eight observatories between them on the peri-Antarctic islands. Palmer would be assisted on the voyage by a number of Royal Engineers including Leonard Darwin, son of Charles Darwin, mentioned in a number of the documents in the present archive. The British set up their observatory at Burnham, near Christchurch. 'Their principal astronomical instruments were a 15.2-cm (6-in) Simms equatorial, a transit telescope (also by Simms), a Dallmeyer photoheliograph, a small azimuth instrument and an astronomical clock. With the instruments came prefabricated equatorial, photoheliograph, transit and altazimuth huts' (Orchison). Unfortunately due to cloud cover, most of the various parties' observations were unsuccessful in recording details of the transit, however some important scientific observati … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books [Melbourne, Australia]
2017-07-03 20:26:36
Allardin, Libraire-Editeur, Paris. 1838. In-8 Carré. Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Plats abîmés. Coiffe en tête abîmée. Mouillures. 406 pages. Petite pièce de titre marron sur le dos. Auteur, titre, bandeaux et filets dorés sur le dos. Etiquette de code sur la couverture. Quelques tampons de bibliothèque. Epidermures sur le dos. Plats très frottés, avec des manques en surface. Rousseurs. 2e édition augmentée.
Bookseller: Le-Livre.Com
2017-07-03 20:26:36
Condition: Etat correct. RO40252007. Allardin. Libraire-Editeur. Paris. 1838. In-8. Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Plats abîmés. Coiffe en tête abîmée. Mouillures. 406 pages. Petite pièce de titre marron sur le dos. Auteur. titre. bandeaux et filets dorés sur le dos. Etiquette de code sur la couverture. Quelques tampons de bibliothèque. Epidermures sur le dos. Plats très frottés. avec des manques en surface. Rousseurs.. . . . Classification Dewey : 841-Poésie. sku : RO40252007.
Bookseller: Le-Livre [SABLONS, France]
2017-07-03 17:30:26
Koblenz, Fort -
Lithographie mit Tonplatte und Weißhöhung von A. Picken bei Stanfield, 1838. 27,5 x 39 cm. Blick vom nördlichsten Steilhang des Karthäuserberges auf Fort Constantin und Alexander, im Vordergrund Zelt mit Steinmetzen bei der Arbeit, dahinter Truppenparade.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen [Trier, Germany]

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