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        Dictionnaire des réactifs chimiques employés dans toutes les expériences faites dans les cours publics et particuliers, les recherches médico-légales, les expertises, les essais, les analyses qualitatives et quantitatives des corps simples et de leurs composés utiles, soit dans les arts, soit en médecine

      Béchet jeune, Paris 1839 - ______ Format : In-8. [219 x 135 mm] Collation : (6), IV, 780, (2) pp., p. 781 à 800, (4) pp., 13 tableaux [pp. 781 à 793]. Demi-basane verte, dos orné. (Reliure de l'époque.). ___. ____ Première édition. Bien complet de l' "Appendice au Dictionnaire des réactifs chimiques" et des 13 "tableaux chromascopiques des précipités", sur papier brun, les précipités sont coloriés à la main. Quelques figures dans le texte. Jean-Louis Lassaigne (1800-1859) enseignait la chimie à l'Ecole vétérinaire d'Alfort". "The work is a practical dictionary of substances, reagents, test and apparatus for chemical analysis. The appendix presents a summary of the important operations." Cole 752. Mors supérieur et coiffe inférieure usée.

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        MITCHELL'S SCHOOL ATLAS (with Texas as a Republic)

      Philadelphia: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co, 1839. Hard Cover. Quarto. 18 hand-colored maps,some are insets, with two maps; Map #3 North America and Map #4 of the United States and Texas, each depicting Texas as a Republic with capitol as Austin. Bound in paper covered boards backed in calf (rather worn), maps are all very nice without foxing, boards are darkened with some staining; small loss to rear endpaper; armorial bookplate on front pastedown. In all, a very good atlas and quite scarce with all maps intact; housed in a custom leather backed clamshell case.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Ueber Philosophie und Christenthum, in Beziehung auf den der Hegel`schen Philosophie gemachten Vorwurf der Unchristlichkeit.

      Mannheim, Hoff und Heuser 1839.. XVI, 86 S. Bedruckter Orig.-Umschlag. Ziegenfuß/J. I, 322. - Seltene Erstausgabe der Verteidigungsschrift, die zunächst in den Halleschen Jahrbüchern mit geändertem Titel und umfangreicherem Text erschienen war. Es ist die letzte Schrift Feuerbachs, in der er Hegels Partei ergreift. - Tls. gebräunt und stockfleckig, breitrandig, im gut erhaltenen Orig.-Umschlag.

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        Carta en que se refieren varios martirios, y persecucion de la Mision, que la provincia del Santisimo Rosario del orden de Predicadores de estas Islas, tiene en el Reyno de Tunkin

      1839 - Persecution and martyrdom of Catholic missionaries in Vietnam; Philippine imprint. N.d. [c.1839]. Manila. Imprenta del Real Colegio de Santo Tomas de Manila. In 8vo. 1 ff. + 86 pp. Later blue leather, front board elegantly and profusely gilt with double gilt fillets frames, lettered in gilt with author, title and printing details, rubbed. Ink stamp to title, restored worm trace, else very good. 3,000 $ First edition. A remarkable Philippine imprint, relating crudely the relations between the Vietnamese and the Catholic mission during the first half of the 19th century; Hermosilla focuses on the most chaotic period, under which Catholic priests were executed, and converts would be imprisoned. The letter also includes notes on the current state-of-affairs of Tonkin –today northern Vietnam, south of China-, which after the 18th century Tay Son revolt had left the Catholic Church virtually destroyed. In 1820, after the emperor Nguyen Anh died, harassing to converts and missionaries began, with the situation and intolerance becoming extreme in the 1830´s, when government edicts expressly forbid Catholicism, and incited people to aid in the capture of Catholics who had not yet apostasied. Hermosilla (1800 – 1861) was a Spanish Dominican Priest and missionary, sent to Vietnam in 1829; in 1841, following the martyrdom of several of his colleagues, and not having left the region despite the severe persecution, he was appointed Bishop, succeeding Father Ignacio Delgado –for whose apprehension people were handsomely rewarded. After hiding in caves, attempting to prevent being captured, he was given up by a soldier, captured, put in jail, and decapitated in 1861. At the end (p. 81 and following) the author gives a historical account of the geographical location, frontiers, history, and progress of the Catholic faith in Vietnam. Provenance: ink stamp on title page “Gran Fabrica de Cigarros y Puros El Buen Tono, Ignacio Barrasa Guatemala”. Palau, 113444. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Olim ou registres des arrêts rendus par la Cour du Roi..

      Imprimerie Royale 1839 - 1844 Trois très forts volumes in - 4, (vol. 1 et 2: 324 x 245 mm ; vol. 3: 312 x 235 mm), maroquin rouge, dos à quatre nerfs orné, filets et motifs en losange sur les plats, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées (reliure romantique, attribuable à Simier). Exemplaire au grand chiffre couronné de Louis - Charles dOrléans Duc de Nemours, second fils du roi Louis - Philippe. Un des 25 exemplaires sur papier vélin. Le texte est en latin. Ces trois premiers volumes furent complétés par un quatrième (qui manque ici) publié en 1848 par lImprimerie Nationale. Très bel exemplaire, reliure très bien conservée (malgré de menus défauts, frottements sur les coupes inférieures et les coins, nombreuses rousseurs). // Three tall quarto volumes (vol. 1 and 2: 324 x 245 mm ; vol. 3: 312 x 235 mm), red morocco, spine tooled, filets and lozenge tooling on covers, dentelle inside, gilt edges (romantic binding, looking like a binding by Simier). Provenence : Copy bearing the great crowned monogam of Louis - Charles dOrléans, Duc de Nemours, second son of King Louis - Philippe. One of the 25 copies on vellum paper. The text is in latin. To these three first volumes a fourth (missing here) was added in 1848 published by the Imprimerie Nationale. Very fine copy, binding in beautiful condition (despite small defects, rubbings on bottom turns - in and on corners, numerous brownings).

      [Bookseller: Librairie Henri Picard & Fils]
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        On the growth of the Salmon in Fresh Water. With six coloured illustrations of the fish, of the natural size, exhibiting its character and exact appearance at various stages during the first two years.

      - London , John van Voorst, 1839. Oblong-folio (310 x 435mm). pp. (2), 3, (1), with 3 fine hand-coloured engraved plates showing 6 salmon. Publisher's printed wrappers, leather spine. William Yarrell (1784-1856) is best known for his 'The History of British Fishes' and 'A History of British Birds'. The present work on the salmon was issued in a small limited edition and is quite rare. The fine plates are drawn by C. Curtis and are beautifully hand-coloured.Nissen ZBI, 4489. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Shores and Islands of The Mediterranean.

      London: Fisher, n.d. (1839). - Half morocco, 11 inches tall. A very handsome copy with wide gilt raised bands, delicate gilt tooling to the panels and embossed cloth boards. All edges gilt. A folding map and 63 fine full page engravings [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [K336b (344)]. Zaïde, Oper in zwei Acten... Klavierauszug. Deutscher Text. Subscriptionpreis fl. 7. = r[eichsthaler] 4. preuss Ct. Ladenpreis fl. 12. = r[eichsthaler] 6„16 ggr. Conv. M. [Piano-vocal score]

      Offenbach a/m: Johann André [PN] 5351, 1839. Scarce and attractive editions.. 1f. (title), [1] ("Vorbericht," dated 1838, by Anton André and Carl Gollmick), 2-8 (cast list and German libretto), [i] (blank), XII-XXV (overture for piano four-hands), 4-105, [i] (blank) pp. Lithographed with the exception of the "Vorbericht," cast list, and libretto, which are typset. Title with "Entfüh. a.d.Serail," Schauspieldirector," and "Cosi fan tutte" printed within the ascenders of Mozart's initials. Scattered, light foxing, somewhat heavier to several leaves; "Vorbericht" slightly browned. An attractive copy overall. First Edition, later issue (the first issue was published ca. 1831). Köchel p. 356. Hoboken 11, 103 and plate 9 (facsimile of title). Haberkamp, p. 426. RISM M 4186. Dated according to Constapel p. 297. Not in Hirsch. Zaide, a Singspiel to a libretto by Johann Andreas Schachtner after Franz Joself Sebastiani's Das Serail, was first performed in Frankfurt on January 27, 1866. Adding an overture and finale, and new text by Friedrich Carl Gollmick, Johann André completed the opera. Other versions followed, in German, French, and English, often with additional music from Thamos, König in Ägypten (K 345/336). "Although not viable as it stands, Zaide marks a striking advance and at its best reaches the level of Mozart's maturity." Julian Rushton in Grove Music Online. Bound with: - Mozart. [K66b (141)]. Te Deum für vier Stimmen mit Begleitung von zwei Violinen, Contrabass und Orgel... Clavierauszug. No. 7651. Pr. 20 Ngr. [Piano-vocal score]. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel [PN] 7651, [1846 or 1847?]. 1f. (title), 3-19, [i] (blank) pp. Title lithographed. Music engraved. Text in Latin and German. Possible First Edition of the piano-vocal score. Scarce. Köchel p. 93 (apparently composed at the end of 1769). Not in Hoboken, Hirsch, Haberkamp, or RISM. Title slightly foxed. A very clean, crisp copy on high quality paper. - Haydn, Franz Joseph (1731-1809). [H XXIIIc Nr. 2]. Te Deum für vier Singstimmen und Orchester... Clavierauszug. No. 7734. Pr. 25 Ngr. [Piano-vocal score]. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel [PN] 7734, (between ca. 1859 and 1874). 1f. (title), 3-21, [i] (publisher's catalog) pp. Engraved. Text in Latin and German. Occasional very light wear. A crisp, clean copy on high quality paper. Later issue. Scarce. Not in Hoboken Works or Collections Catalogs or RISM. OCLC no. 83443760 (1 copy only in the U.S.). Dated according to IMSLP, publisher's catalog on final page, and currency. Composed before October, 1800. The full score (minus trombones) was first published in 1802, by Breitkopf & Härtel. Oblong folio. Half red morocco with gilt rules and black textured boards, raised bands on spine in decorative compartments gilt with titling gilt, marbled endpapers. Contemporary manuscript table of contents in black ink in Danish to front flyleaf. Titles of all the editions with handstamp of the Danish vendor C.C. Lose to lower portion. Binding slightly rubbed and worn. Occasional light foxing and browning.

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        JENNING?S LANDSCAPE ANNUAL, OR TOURIST IN PORTUGAL, FOR 1839. OPORTO, BATALHA, &c.

      - BY W. H. HARRISON, AUTHOR OF ?TALES OF A PHYSICIAN,? &C. &C. ILLUSTRATED FROM PAINTINGS BY JAMES HOLLAND. [PRINTED BY MAURICE, CLARK, AND CO.] LONDON: ROBERT JENNINGS. NEW YORK. D. APPLETON. [1839]. In 8º de 20 x 13cm, com xi, 290, [ii] págs. + 18 gravuras. Encadernação do editor com ferros a ouro na lombada e seco nas pastas, os cortes dourados por folhas. Ilustrado com 18 gravuras de James Holland (incluindo 1 frontispício), magnificamente coloridas manualmente na época. Magnífico exemplar, em perfeito estado de conservação, mantendo a encadernação do editor o que indicia ter sido colorido na época pelo mesmo. São raros os exemplares coloridos, e os que aparecem geralmente têem encadernação posterior não editorial devido ao facto de terem sido abertos para serem coloridos. Obra em forma de guia para viagem de um estrangeiro em Portugal, que começa na cidade do Porto e segue por Coimbra, Pombal, Leiria e Batalha. O guia inicia com um capítulo sobre os reis portugueses, desde D. Afonso Henriques a D. Maria I, baseando-se o autor na História de Portugal de Faria y Sousa e apresentando uma história romanceada dos monarcas portugueses. Apresenta ainda um capítulo sobre a história do Marquês de Pombal e descreve no mesmo o Terramoto de 1755. Dim: In 8º. 20 x 13cm. xi, 290, [ii] pp. + 18 plates. Editor?s binding with spine gilt and blind tools on the boards, and gilt edges. With 18 contemporary hand coloured engravings (including the frontispiece) from paintings by James Holland. Magnificent copy in perfect condition, maintaining the editor"s binding which points to have been cotemporary colored by the editor. Very few copies are colored, and generally appearing with a non editor binding, because they were open to be colored and had to be rebound. A travel guide for a foreigner in Portugal, starting in Oporto and then through Coimbra, Pombal, Leiria and Batalha. The first chapter of this guide presents an anecdotic story of the kings of Portugal, from the first King, Afonso I, until the end of the 18th century. It also includes a Chapter about the Marquis of Pombal, where it is described 1755 Lisbon"s earthquake. Location/localizacao: feiras

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        Die Burgvesten und Ritterschlösser der österreichischen Monarchie - nebst der topographisch-pittoresken Schilderung ihrer Umgebungen, der Familienkunde ihrer ehemaligen und jetzigen Besitzer, der Lebensweise und Characteristik des Ritterthums und den Geschichten und Sagen der österreichischen Vorzeit - 8 Bände. Band 1 - 8.

      Brünn, Traßler, 1839. 2. ergänzte Auflage 214, 215, 215, 215, 216, 167, 166, 166 Seiten kl. 8°, Halbleder sehr schöne Privatbindung, Goldprägung am Buchrücken, jeder Teil außer Band 2 mit gestochenem Frontispiz ( in Band 2 fehlt das Frontispiz) Papier altersbedingt etwas gedunkelt, sonst alle sieben Bände guter Zustand Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Sartori

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        Sommer-Fahrten der Dampfboote Leopold, Helvetia und Ludwig vom 1. April bis einschlüsslich 4. October 1839.

      Konstanz Glükher 1839 - (62,5 x 54 cm). 1 Blatt. Mit 1 Abbildung. Sehr seltener Fahrplan der Vereinigten Dampfschifffahrtsgesellschaften in Konstanz und Lindau mit Randbordüre und einer Abbildung. Mit Angabe der Abfahrts- und Ankunftszeiten der einzelnen Schiffe, ihrer Liegeplätze während der Nacht und den entsprechenden Reise-Taxen. Die Abbildung zeigt ein Dampfboot in voller Fahrt. Der 1831 in Betrieb genommene Dampfer "Leopold" ist das älteste Dampfschiff auf dem Bodensee. - Mehrfach gefaltet. Etwas knittrig und mit einigen wenigen kleinen Einrissen. Insgesamt, trotz der Mängel, gut erhalten

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        Fourier et son systéme [Fourier und sein System]. Union Ouvriere [Arbeiterunion].

      Paris. 1839, 1843., Publié par la Librairie Sociale Paris / Prévot & Rouanet - XII, 384 S.; XX, 123 S. Kl.8°, Priv.HLdr. der Zeit. Deuxiéme Edition (2. Aufl.) v. Fourier et son systéme. Zwei seltene Werke der beiden frühen Feministinnen, hier fachlich versierter Ausführung zusammen gebunden. Isabelle Laure Gatti de Gamond (1839-1905) italienisch-belgischer Abstammung, war eine bildungspolitisch engagierte Sozialistin besonders im Bereich der schulischen Ausbildung für Mädchen, die zudem als erste Freimaurerin Belgiens bekannt wurde. Flora Tristan (1803-1844) war eine französische Schriftstellerin, Sozialistin und Frauenrechtlerin, die in ihrem Hauptwerk ?Union Ouvrière? reflektiert sie ihre Erfahrungen in London und anderen Industriestädten, wo sie Fabriken, Ghettos, Gefängnisse und auch Bordelle untersucht hatte. Sie rief alle Arbeiterinnen und Arbeiter dazu auf, sich zusammenzuschließen und gemeinsam für ihre Rechte zu kämpfen. Besonderes Augenmerk legte sie dabei auf das Recht auf Ausbildung ? auch und ganz besonders jenes der Frauen. Papier etwas stockfleckig. Sonst guter Zustand. 800 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Cover title]: United States Historical and Statistical Index [caption title]: Exhibiting a Comprehensive Arrangement of Prominent Statistical Facts, as Appertaining to each Particular State: Also of the General Government of the United States, from the Administration of Washington, inclusive, to the present date, June, 1839

      New York: William S. Dillingham. 1839. First. First edition. Large octavo wrappers. One large leaf (29.5" x 37") folded to 6.25" x 10" and tipped into printed wrappers. Untrimmed. Front wrap detached, staining and small tears and chips on the wrappers, rear wrap discolored, possibly from the glue used to tip the chart onto it, some light foxing on the chart, else near very good. Scarce. OCLC locates six copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Cover title]: United States Historical and Statistical Index [caption title]: Exhibiting a Comprehensive Arrangement of Prominent Statistical Facts, as Appertaining to each Particular State: Also of the General Government of the United States, from the Administration of Washington, inclusive, to the present date, June, 1839

      William S. Dillingham, New York 1839 - First edition. Large octavo wrappers. One large leaf (29.5" x 37") folded to 6.25" x 10" and tipped into printed wrappers. Untrimmed. Front wrap detached, staining and small tears and chips on the wrappers, rear wrap discolored, possibly from the glue used to tip the chart onto it, some light foxing on the chart, else near very good. Scarce. *OCLC* locates six copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        SKETCHES BY BOZ. Illustrative of Every-Day Life and Every-Day People. With forty illustrations by George Cruikshank. New edition, complete.

      Chapman and Hall, 186. Strand., London 1839 - FIRST COLLECTED EDITION. 8vo. 5.5 x 8.5 inches. viii + 526 pp. Lacking the half title, discarded by binder. Bound in contemporary half morocco; spine in compartments with raised bands, decorated gilt. Patterned endpapers. All edges gilt. The plates are clean with occasional foxing, mostly confined to extreme margins. otherwise a fine clean copy. Illustrated by [40] engraved plates, including engraved title and frontispiece. 'The following pages contain the earliest productions of their Author, written from time to time to meet the exigencies of a Newspaper or a Magazine. They were originally published in two series; the first in two volumes [1836-37], and the second in one [1837]. Several editions having been exhausted, both are now published together in one volume, uniform with the Pickwick Papers, and Nicholas Nickleby.' (Preface). The Sketches were the first published work by Charles Dickens. LITERATURE DICKENS LIT. FICTION ENGLISH 19TH CENTURY FIRST EDITION LITERATURE

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        Sketches By Boz

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1839. viii, 526pp, plates. Later half calf and marbled paper over boards, raised flat bands, spine in five panels, title label to second panel, gilt to bands, marbled endpapers. Rubbed to extremities, marbled paper over boards rubbed and scuffed. Inner joints reinforced, hint of foxing to edges of text block, occasional very light damp staining, a few plates are lightly browned, but generally fairly clean. Lacks half-title. The first collected edition with forty plates by George Cruikshank. Smith, page 16, Cohn 234. First Thus. Half Calf and Boards. Good. Illus. by Cruikshank, George. 8vo.

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        Florula Capraiae sive Enumeratio Plantarum in insula Capraia vel sponte nascentium, vel ad utilitatem latius excultarum, auctoribus Iosepho Moris et Iosepho De Notaris.

      Ex Regio Typographeo., Taurini. 1839 - In-4° (cm 31 x 23,5), leg. in mezza tela con le brossure originali applicate ai piatti, pp. 2 bianche - con invio autografo non firmato degli autori all'avvocato Luigi Colla -, 244 di testo ed indice; alla fine VI tavv. incise in rame, ed un ultimo foglio bianco. Prima delle tavole è rilegato un opuscolo del MORIS, di formato leggermente inferiore, dal titolo: 'Stirpes Sardoae novae aut minus notae' (stesso editore, senza data), di pp. 6 non numerate. Leggerissimo aloncino all'angolo superiore esterno delle pp. da 11 a 160 circa; per il resto ottimo esemplare di questa rarissima opera, abbastanza fresco e in barbe. Giuseppe DE NOTARIS (Milano, 1805 - Roma, 1877) si laureò in medicina all'università di Pavia, e immediatamente dopo la laurea si diede agli studi di Botanica; ottenne un incarico all'università di Torino e all'orto botanico del Valentino. Nel 1843 si trasferì alla Università di Genova come Professore di Botanica e Direttore dell'Orto botanico, e nel 1858 fondò nel capoluogo ligure il primo Sodalizio italiano di carattere prettamente botanico, la Società Crittogamologica Italiana. Dal 1863 fu rettore dell'Ateneo genovese. Su richiesta del Ministro della Pubblica Istruzione, nel 1872, si trasferì a Roma per istituirvi la cattedra di Botanica. Suo interesse botanico prevalente fu lo studio e le ricerche sulle Crittogame. Insieme agli allievi Francesco Baglietto e Vincenzo de Cesati fondò l'importantissima raccolta dell'Erbario Crittogamico Italiano. Dopo l'unità d'Italia insegnò a Napoli e, dal 1872, a Roma, dove tenne la cattedra di Botanica e fondò l'Orto botanico. Giuseppe Giacinto MORIS (Orbassano, 1796 - Torino, 1869) si laureò in Medicina presso l'Università di Torino nel 1815; allievo di Giovanni Battista Balbis si appassionò agli studi botanici. Nel 1822 si trasferì a Cagliari come Professore di Clinica medica e nel 1829 rientrò a Torino come Professore di Medicina, per essere infine nominato, nel 1831, Direttore dell'Orto Botanico, carica che mantenne fino alla morte. Nel maggio del 1848 era stato nominato Senatore del Regno di Sardegna. Luigi COLLA (Torino, 1766 - 1848) fu uno degli avvocati più noti della sua epoca; amico dei più autorevoli botanici del tempo, botanico appassionato egli stesso, acquistò un podere a Rivoli dove iniziò a coltivare le piante indagandone la struttura e definendone i sistemi di coltivazione.

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        ON COINS AND MEDALS, WITH A NOTICE OF THE MEDAL WHICH HAS BEEN RECENTLY STRUCK TO COMMEMORATE THE SETTLEMENT OF NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT. The American Journal of Science and Arts. Vol. XXXVII, No. 2

      New Haven: Printed by B.L. Hamlin, 1839. Conducted by Benjamin Silliman. 8vo [23.5 by 15 cm], original printed light brown card covers. vi, 201-407 pages [Allan's article comprises pages 285-288]. Internal foxing, as seen in all copies we've encountered. Very good. A remarkable recent find, never before offered at auction in numismatic channels. John Allan (1777-1863) was an early American coin collector who, according to Q. David Bowers's American Numismatics before the Civil War, is "a candidate for being America's first rare coin dealer." A Scottish immigrant to New York City, he was active from at least the 1820s until his death at age 86 in 1863. Attinelli thought highly of him, saying that "Mr. Allan was so noted an antiquarian as to require no further mention from me"--and yet Attinelli himself didn't know of this publication, failing to include it in his 1876 Numisgraphics. The article, written at the request of Benjamin Silliman, the editor, consists of a general overview of the subject of numismatics, with a focus on the development of the medallic art since the Renaissance. After discussing the national medallic series of Europe, Allan makes note of the Comitia Americana series and mentions the medals commissioned for Commodores Truxton and Preble. The War of 1812 Naval medals are brought up, as is the Erie Canal medal. Allan closes by mentioning the medal struck in commemoration of the bicentennial of the founding of New Haven, Connecticut (home of the American Journal of Science and Arts, and the impetus behind Silliman's request of some words by Allan for the journal). Allan was involved in the design of that medal, which was struck by the U.S. Mint. Better known as a book collector than a coin collector, Allan was nonetheless a force to be reckoned with. The sale of his library was the most important book sale to have taken place in America at the time. Catalogued by the famous American bibliographer Joseph Sabin, the 5278 lots brought $37,698.26, a staggering sum. Over 200 lots of coins and medals were included near the end. Purchasers included Ten Eyck, Appleton, Woodward, Strobridge, Jewett and other notable numismatists of the day. Other material derived from his collections was sold in later years, including a coin collection auctioned by Cogan in 1870 (the subject of a plated catalogue). The present article is of considerable importance as one of the very few numismatic works published in this country in the 1830s and as perhaps the only numismatic work authored by Allan. See David Fanning's article on this work in the July-September 2015 issue of The Asylum for more information.

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        1840, auf das Schaltjahr,.

      Berlin Köni Preuss:Kalender Deputat 1839 - gest. Frontisp., gest. Titel, 12 Bll., 304 SS., 1 Bl., 98 SS., 109 SS. und 12 Kst.- Tafeln, kl.- 8°, HLdr.- Bd. d. Zt. m. reicher gold- u. blindgepr. Deckelverz., Rvg. und Ganzgoldschn. ( l. ber. u.best.). Enthält: Kalendarium, Teil 1 der Geschichte der Mark Brandenburg; eine Novelle: "Der rechte Erbe". Die Kst. mit Ansichten v. Potsdam, Paretz, Burg Hohenzollern, Crossen, Brandenburg, Märk. Schweitz, Prenzlau, Freienwalde, Neu Ruppin, Schwedt, 1 Portrait u. 2 weitere Stiche zur Novelle. - Vorbesitzerexlibris. - Sehr dekoratives, privat gebundenes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hyaenen-Jagd am Nile" originale Farb-Lithographie ca.33x26cm (Darstellung/image size) auf festem Bütten-Papier (48x36cm) unterhalb der Darstellung typographisch betitelt und bezeichnet;

      - aus: "Malerische Ansichten aus dem Orient"; Weigel München 1839 [Das dekorative und seltene Blatt an den Rändern minimal stockfleckig.] In Folge des Napoleonischen Feldzuges nach Ägypten 1798 - 1801 begann die wissenschaftliche, wirtschaftliche, politische und kulturelle Aneignung des Orients durch den Okzident. Einer der frühesten war Heinrich von Mayr, der zunächst eine Ausbildung zum Genre-, Schlachten- und Pferdemaler bei seinem Stief vater Christian Friedrich Fues und bei Albert Reindel erhalten hatte, bevor er 1838 Kabinettmaler des reiselustigen Herzogs Maximilian von Bayern wurde, Vater der späteren österreichischen Kaiserin Elisabeth, gen. Sissi. Der Künstler begleitete ihn im gleichen Jahr auf eine achtmonatige Reise nach Nubien, Ägypten, Palästina, Syrien und Malta, aus der zwei Veröffentlichungen erwuchsen: „Malerische Ansichten aus dem Orient", 1839, und „Genrebilder aus dem Orient", 1846 – 50. Ihre lithographischen Illustrationen nach Zeichnungen Heinrich von Mayrs hatten dokumentarische Funktion, sollten aber auch dem Vergnügen und der Bildung dienen: Orientalische Landschaften und Sehenswürdigkeiten, Volks- und Straßenszenen, besondere Architekturen wie Tempel, Pyramiden oder Ruinen. (von: Annette Frese; Kurpfälzisches Museum der Stadt Heidelberg; 2010.)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        \"Otto I. Koenig von Griechenland\". Der König zu Pferde in griechischer Nationaltracht mit Gefolge vor der Akropolis zu Athen.

       Altkolorierte Lithographie von Gustav Kraus, 1839, 54 x 43,5 cm. Pressler 594, II; Lentner 5000: \"Ungemein dekoratives seltenes Portrait, militärkostümlich von besonderem Interesse\". Aus der Serie der sog. \"Fürstenbilder\". - Auf braunen Karton aufgezogen, die Inschrift und das Wappen unten gesondert montiert. - Herrliches Altkolorit. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Porträts, Griechenland, Otto I. von Griechenland, Wittelsbacher

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bierl]
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        Thousand and One Nights, The

      

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        [Title in Arabic] Kitab tabaqat al-mufassirin.

      Leiden: at the shop of S. and J. Luchtmans,, 1839. Specimen e litteris orientalibus, exhibens Sojuiti librum de interpretibus Korani, ex MS. codice Bibliothecae Leidensis, editum et annotatione illustratum, quod ad publicam disceptationem proponit Albertus Meursinge. Quarto (280 × 220 mm). Original marbled card wrappers. Arabic and Latin types; dedication leaf to Hendrik Engelinus Weyers printed in Arabic. Spine rubbed, hinges a little tender in places, but a superb and entirely unsophisticated copy, largely unopened. First edition in the original Arabic of Suyuti's biographical dictionary of Qur'anic exegetes, edited by Dutch scholar Albert Meursinge from an incomplete manuscript: a most appealing publication, printed on large paper with deep impressions of the types; uncommon with just four copies on Copac (BL, Oxford, two in Cambridge); OCLC adds SOAS and some two dozen copies worldwide, mostly in Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands, none traced in North America. Albert Meursinge (1812-50) taught at the college for colonial administrators established by the Dutch government in Delft and is notable for having produced the first Dutch handbook of Islamic law, edited from a Malay manuscript. Suyuti was born in Cairo to Circassian and Persian heritage in 1445. Best remembered for his commentary on the Qur'an, he also wrote on Sufism, law and hadith: "his writings covered almost the entire gamut of the Islamic sciences. He was the most productive of all Islamic authors" (Leaman, ed., The Qur'an: An Encyclopaedia, p. 618).

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        Oliver Twist; or, The Parish Boy's Progress

      Paris: A. and W. Galignani & Co.,, 1839 . Octavo (130 × 121 mm). Near-contemporary green half calf, red morocco label to spine lettered gilt, marbled sides and endpapers, edges speckled black. Ownership signature to title page. Spine faded, tips and spine ends very slightly worn, a little mild foxing to contents. An excellent copy. First Galignani edition. Galignani's Paris editions were piracies, but carefully done. Wordsworth admitted that Galignani's edition of his poems "is printed with admirable accuracy, I have not noticed a single error that I am not myself answerable for".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Histoire d'Angleterre

      E. Houdaille 1839 - - E. Houdaille, Paris 1839, Grd. in-8 (16,5x26cm), 470pp. et 469pp. et 478pp. et 560pp., relié. - Edition continuée jusqu'en 1815 par Ch. Coote, et jusqu'à nos jours par Alexandrine Aragon, avec les notes de Barante, Norvins et Thiers. 4 cartes dépliantes et 27 figures sur acier hors-texte. Reliure en plein maroquin marine signée Boutigny (avec son étiquette de relieur). Dos lisses ornés de fers en long rocaille. Grande plaque dorée rocaille sur les plats avec oiseaux, dragon, animaux et fleurs. Tranches dorées. Gardes citrons. Frottements en coiffes et coins, bordures. Rayures sur le plat supérieur du tome 1. 4 coins émoussés. Dos ayant viré au bleu canard, uniformément. Planches souvent brunies, en raison des serpentes. Un cahier un peu ressorti au tome 1. Rousseurs éparses, parfois rares, parfois assez présentes, sur un papier demeuré blanc dans l'ensemble. Magnifique série, en dépit de légers défauts, dans une réalisation typique rocaille qui a fait la gloire du relieur Boutigny. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition continued until 1815 by Ch. Coote, and to this day by Alexabdrine Aragon, with notes of Barante Norvins and Thiers. Bound in full morocco navy signed Boutigny (with binder label). back smooth decorated with rock in long irons. Large gilded rococo plate boards with birds, dragon, animals and flowers. gilt edges. Guards lemons. 470pp. et 469pp. et 478pp. et 560pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Les Dix Commandements de Dieu [WITH 11 LITHOGRAPHIC PLATES]

      Edouard Rigo; Paulin; Goupil & Vibert; Anaglyphic Company (London), Paris; London 1839 - Elephant folio (20 6/8 x 13 6/8"). 72pp. Modern half brown cloth over printed paper covered boards. Lithographic title page. Decorative initials and tailpieces.Scarce first edition of Louis Judicis de Mirandole's "Les Dix Commandements de Dieu" (God's Ten Commandments), a striking work on the Decalogue, splendidly illustrated with 11 lithographic allegorical plates (10 for each commandment, and one for the Conclusion). Each of the ten Decalogue plates (size: 20 1/2 x 13 1/4; image: 14 x 9") is captioned in Latin, French, English, German, and Spanish. Book rebacked, but retaining its original boards. Corners heavily rubbed. Heavy foxing/sunning to covers. Pages moderately to heavily foxed throughout. Text in French. Captions in Latin, French, English, German, and Spanish. Binding in overall fair to good-, interior in good- to good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Malerische Reise in Süd- und Nordamerika. Eine geordnete Zusammenstellung des Wissenswürdigsten von den Entdeckungsreisen eines Columbus, Las Casas...verfaßt von einer Gesellschaft reisender und Gelehrter unter der Leitung des Herrn Aleide d`Orbigny. Deutsch von Dr. A. Diezmann. Mit gegen 300 Abbildungen.

      Leipzig, Baumgärtner,1839. 26,5 x 22 cm. XVI, 320, 2 Seiten. Original Pappband der zeit mit Rückenschild. Gut erhalten, Ecken und Kanten minmal bestossen. Sehr schönes Exemplar und nur manchmal etwas fleckig in den Stichen. MIT BEIDEN, MEHRFACH GEFALTETEN KARTEN VON NORD- UND SÜDAMERIKA. Sehr schöne und reich bebilderte Reisebeschreibung von ganz Nord - und Südamerika. Versand D: 6,00 EUR 19. Jahrhundert; Amerika; Volkskunde

      [Bookseller: P.u.P. Hassold OHG]
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        Wunderbuch für die reifere Jugend. Eine Galerie .

      Stuttgart Hoffmann 1839 - IV, 478 SS. mit 36 Abb. in Lithographie auf 18 Tafeln, gr.- 8°, Ppbd. d. Zt. ( beschabt und bestoßen) Seebaß I, 693, Stuck - Villa 116. Wegehaupt, Nr. 699. - Erste Ausgabe. - Unter den Abb. zahlr. Ansichten, u.a. Berlin ( Brandenb. Tor), Hamburg, Kassel, Schwetzingen sowie a. d. Ausland Athen, Bad Isch. New York, Salzburg usw. - Teilweise leicht fleckig. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Ein Mädchen, einen Ziegenbock an der Hand führend, einen Waldweg in einem Laubwald entlang spazierend.

      - Bleistift auf gelblichem Velin, links unten monogrammiert „TK.", verso Landschaftsstudie in roter Kreide, am Unterrand bezeichnet „Th. Kotsch." 25:19 cm. Verso an den Ecken Reste einer alten Montierung. Nach einem Studium als Zeichner am Polytechnikum seiner Geburtstadt bildete sich Theodor Kotsch erst autodidaktisch weiter. 1839 ging er nach München, um bei A. Zimmermann (1808-1888) zu studieren, als dessen begabtester Schüler er gilt sowie als einer der ersten Münchner Landschafter, die in Oberbayern, vor allem in Eberfing, Naturstudien betrieben. Bereits 1840 begann er im Münchner Kunstverein auszustellen und hatte schließlich 1845 mit dem Bild „Abend in Südtirol" Erfolg, was ihn zu seiner Rückkehr nach Hannover veranlaßte. Seine hier entstandenen Hügellandschaften des Harzes brachten ihm in Hannover großes Ansehen. Aufgrund freundschaftlicher Kontakte zu J. W. Schirmer (1807-1863) übersiedelte Kotsch 1855 nach Karlsruhe, wo er sich dessen Kreis anschloß. 1870 kehrte er nach München zurück, wo er bis zu seinem Tode lebte.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        A Narrative Of The Greek Mission. Sixteen Years In Malta And Greece: Including Tours In The Peloponnesus, In The Aegean And Ionian Isles; With Remarks On The Religious Opinions, Moral State, Social Habits, Politics, Language, History, And Lazarettos Of Malta And Greece. - In the original cloth.

      John Snow, London 1839 - Substantial octavo volume bound in the original blue pebbled cloth decorated in black and gilt; all edges gilt. There is a little rubbing and the hinges are a bit strained but absolutely firm. (ii), xiii, 596pp.; with Baxter process coloured frontispiece and engraved vignette to first page of text; 3 illustrations in text. Attractive engraved plate on front paste-down states that this book was given as a Dancing prize at Over Hall Seminary, Mirfield in 1870! Uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McManmon, B.D. ABA, ILAB]
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        Gesamtansicht der Stadt mit der Burg Häme ('Vue De Tavastehus').

      - getönte Lithographie v. Lauvergne gedr. b. Lemercier in Paris n. Tirpenne aus Voyages en Scandinavie, en Laponie, etc. . b. Arthus Bertrand in Paris & Akermann in London, 1839, 28,5 x 42,5

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Gesamtansicht ('Ville De Tammerfors').

      - getönte Lithographie v. Lauvergne gedr. b. Lemercier in Paris n. Sabatier aus Voyages en Scandinavie, en Laponie, etc. . b. Arthus Bertrand in Paris & Akermann in London, 1839, 31 x 43,5

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Gesamtansicht über den Fluss auf Kirche und Stadt ('Ville De Ny-Carleby').

      - getönte Lithographie v. Lauvergne gedr. b. Lemercier in Paris n. Tirpenne aus Voyages en Scandinavie, en Laponie, etc. . b. Arthus Bertrand in Paris & Akermann in London, 1839, 28 x 43,5

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Gesamtansicht mit Blick auf den Finnischen Meerbusen ('Vue De La Ville De Lovisa').

      - getönte Lithographie v. Lauvergne gedr. b. Lemercier in Paris aus Voyages en Scandinavie, en Laponie, etc. . b. Arthus Bertrand in Paris & Akermann in London, 1839, 29,5 x 44,5

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        Ansicht mit den Holzhäusern am Ufer des Flusses Porvoonjoki ('Vue De La Ville De Borga').

      - getönte Lithographie v. Lauvergne gedr. b. Lemercier in Paris n. Sabatier aus Voyages en Scandinavie, en Laponie, etc. . b. Arthus Bertrand in Paris & Akermann in London, 1839, 30,5 x 42,5

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Nicholas Nickleby

      Chapman and Hall, London 1839 - Octavo. In two volumes. mixed state, 40 engraved illustrations by Phiz, 320, 321-624pp., text is clean, plated do display foxing as well as facing pages. Bound in contemporary 3/4 brown polished calf over marbled paper covered boards, red and black contrasting leather labels gilt, spines have changed to a lighter brown. A very good set. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA]
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        Canon arithmeticus sive tabulae quibus exhibentur pro singulis numeris primis vel primorum potestatibus infra 1000 numeri ad datos indices et indices ad datos numeros pertinentes.

      Berlin Typis Academicis 1839 - (26 x 22 cm). XL, 248 S. Dekorativer Halblederband der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe in einem Exemplar aus der Bibliothek von R. Dedekind, mit dessen handschriftlichem Namenszug auf dem Vorsatz und zahlreichen handschriftlichen Korrekturen von ihm. - Jacobi (1804-1851), Professor für Mathematik in Königsberg, erlangt besondere Bedeutung durch seine Arbeiten auf dem Gebiete der Differentialgleichungen und der Variationsrechnung. Sie bilden noch heute die maßgebenden mathematischen Grundlagen der modernen Physik. Hier eine seiner wenigen großen Monographien. - Vorsatz teils etwas leimschattig und im Falz gebrochen, sonst sauber und wohlerhalten. - DSB 7, 50; Poggendorff I, 1178 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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        Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott

      Edinburgh - Robert Cadell, 1839 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A complete set of this biography of renowned poet Sir Walter Scott. Second edition. This biography has been called the second most admirable in the English language, after Boswell's Life of Johnson. It was published a great number of Scott's letters. Lockhart's account of the business transactions between Scott and the Ballantynes and Constable caused an outcry; and in the discussion that followed he showed bitterness in his pamphlet The Ballantyne Humbug handled. The proceeds, which were considerable, Lockhart resigned for the benefit of Scott's creditors. Scott was the first English-language author to have a truly international career in his lifetime, with many contemporary readers in Europe, Australia, and North America. His novels and poetry are still read, and many of his works remain classics of both English-language literature and of Scottish literature. Famous titles include Ivanhoe, Rob Roy, The Lady of the Lake, Waverley, The Heart of Midlothian and The Bride of Lammermoor. With frontispieces and additional illustrated title pages to each volume. Complete in ten volumes. Condition: In half-calf bindings. Externally sound, though with some rubbing and marks to the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are mainly bright and clean, though with some foxing to the first and last few pages. Overall: VERY GOOD. ?.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        A catalogue of the shells, arranged according to the Lamarckian system; together with descriptions of new or rare species, contained in the collection of John C. Jay; illustrated by several plates. 3rd ed.

      1839 - Four editions of this catalogue were published, the first one in 1835. This very scarce book was the first illustrated catalogue of an American collection. "The shell collection of Dr. John Clarkson Jay was the first large, comprehensive collection 125 + 10 pp., 10 handcol. pls, gepr. Ln geb.4

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        Horn.

      - Getönte Federlithographie aus "Darstellung des Erzherzogthums Oesterreich unter der Ens .", Wien 1839, 9 x 15cm. Gesamtansicht der Altstadt mit Stadtmauer und drei barocken Türmen inmitten ländlicher Umgebung. Unten druckbedingt knapprandig; selten. Nebehay-Wagner 680/92.

      [Bookseller: Wiener Antiquariat Ingo Nebehay GmbH]
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        Mühlenkamp Hamburg. Bleistifzeichnung.

       1839. Signiert, datiert und mit \"Mühlenkamp\" bezeichnet 30 x 42 cm. Der fein durchgearbeiteter Landschaftsausschnitt. - Haeselich war ein bedeutender Repräsentant der Hamburger Landschaftsmalerei im 19. Jahrhundert, vereinzelt auch mit Bildnissen, Interieurs und Genrebildern vertreten. Er war Schüler bei G. Hardorff d. Ä. und studierte an den Akademien in Berlin und Dresden. Nach seiner Rückkehr nach Hamburg bevorzugt Landschaften aus Holstein und dem Hamburger Umland. Haeselich war Mitglied des Hamburger Künstlervereins. - Oberer Rand etwas unregelmäßig geschnitten. Blattkanten mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Hamburg, Landschaftsstudie, 19. Jahrhundert, Original-Handzeichnung

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        The Thames Tunnel, Open to the Public Every Day

      1839. One of the Great Engineering Feats of the Nineteenth Century [Broadside]. [London]. The Thames Tunnel, Open to the Public Every Day (Except Sunday) from Nine in the Morning, Until Dark. Both Archways are Lighted with Gas; And the Descent to Them is by a New and Commodiuous Staircase. The Works are Now in Active Progress. [London]: Teape & Son, 1839. 15-1/4" x 10" broadside, mounted and matted, text in two columns between ruled borders, woodcuts below headline and above each column of text. Light toning, foxing in a few places, fold lines, repair to top half of vertical fold through center. An interesting piece. * The first tunnel constructed beneath a navigable river, the Thames Tunnel was one of the great engineering feats of the nineteenth century. It was the work of Marc Brunel and his son, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, it was built between 1825 and 1843. As this woodcut shows, it was a tourist attraction long before its completion. Designed for carriages and pedestrians, it remains in use today as a railway tunnel.

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        The Widow Barnaby.

      Richard Bentley. 1839 - FIRST EDITION. 3 vols. Some light foxing. Contemp. half dark blue calf, gilt devices, maroon leather labels; spines sl. darkened, hinges carefully repaired in places. A good-plus copy. Sadleir XIXC 3250; Wolff 6839. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jarndyce, The 19th Century Booksellers]
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        ON COINS AND MEDALS, WITH A NOTICE OF THE MEDAL WHICH HAS BEEN RECENTLY STRUCK TO COMMEMORATE THE SETTLEMENT OF NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT. The American Journal of Science and Arts. Vol. XXXVII, No. 2

      New Haven: Printed by B.L. Hamlin, 1839. Conducted by Benjamin Silliman. 8vo [23.5 by 15 cm], original printed light brown card covers. vi, 201-407 pages [Allan's article comprises pages 285-288]. Internal foxing, as seen in all copies we've encountered. Very good. A remarkable recent find, never before offered at auction in numismatic channels. John Allan (1777-1863) was an early American coin collector who, according to Q. David Bowers's American Numismatics before the Civil War, is "a candidate for being America's first rare coin dealer." A Scottish immigrant to New York City, he was active from at least the 1820s until his death at age 86 in 1863. Attinelli thought highly of him, saying that "Mr. Allan was so noted an antiquarian as to require no further mention from me"--and yet Attinelli himself didn't know of this publication, failing to include it in his 1876 Numisgraphics. The article, written at the request of Benjamin Silliman, the editor, consists of a general overview of the subject of numismatics, with a focus on the development of the medallic art since the Renaissance. After discussing the national medallic series of Europe, Allan makes note of the Comitia Americana series and mentions the medals commissioned for Commodores Truxton and Preble. The War of 1812 Naval medals are brought up, as is the Erie Canal medal. Allan closes by mentioning the medal struck in commemoration of the bicentennial of the founding of New Haven, Connecticut (home of the American Journal of Science and Arts, and the impetus behind Silliman's request of some words by Allan for the journal). Allan was involved in the design of that medal, which was struck by the U.S. Mint. Better known as a book collector than a coin collector, Allan was nonetheless a force to be reckoned with. The sale of his library was the most important book sale to have taken place in America at the time. Catalogued by the famous American bibliographer Joseph Sabin, the 5278 lots brought $37,698.26, a staggering sum. Over 200 lots of coins and medals were included near the end. Purchasers included Ten Eyck, Appleton, Woodward, Strobridge, Jewett and other notable numismatists of the day. Other material derived from his collections was sold in later years, including a coin collection auctioned by Cogan in 1870 (the subject of a plated catalogue). The present article is of considerable importance as one of the very few numismatic works published in this country in the 1830s and as perhaps the only numismatic work authored by Allan. See David Fanning's article on this work in the July-September 2015 issue of The Asylum for more information.

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        Esquisses africaines dessinées pendant un voyage à Alger et lithographiées par Adolphe Otth Dr

      1839 - grand de (8) ff; 30 pl., 1 Berne, J.F Wagner (lithographe), 1839, in-folio, grand de (8) ff; 30 pl, 1 pl, demi-maroquin bordeaux à coins, dos lisse à nerfs dorés, tranches mouchetées, PREMIERE ET UNIQUE EDITION de cet ouvrage réunnissant 30 lithographies légendées de paysages algériens (Alger, l'Atlas, Bab-el-Oued, les caps Pescade, Gourayah, Constantine, etc.) dessinées et lithographiées par Adolphe Otth (1803-1839), médecin et un naturaliste suisse, qui a entrepris en 1836, un voyage naturaliste en France (où il visite le Dauphiné et la Provence) et en Méditerranée, notamment dans les îles Baléares, et, enfin, en Algérie. Il en rapporte ces fabuleux croquis rassemblés dans cet ouvrage, ainsi qu'une une grande collection d'insectes et de reptiles, dont des espèces nouvelles. En 1839, il entreprend un nouveau voyage au Proche-Orient mais il meurt de la peste à Jérusalem. A la fin de l'ouvrage, 1 planche a été rajoutée, représentant un paysage algérien sur papier encollé en couleur, daté de 1941 et légendé en allemand. 2 ex-libris sur les gardes (1 papier encollé ; 1 carte postale encollée, légendée alger 1516).Ex libris Hartmann sur le premier plat. Coins émoussés, rousseurs, quelques mouillures [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Oliver Twist. Second Edition. In Three Volumes.

      Richard Bentley, London 1839 - 331pp + 4pp of publisher's advertisements; 307pp; 315pp. Contemporary green half morocco over marbled boards, spines with raised bands, lettered and decorated in gold, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Illustrations by George Cruikshank. Light wear to the edges, small chip to the spine head of volume I. A very good+ set. ; Octavo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lyrical Ballad Bookstore ABAA/ILAB]
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