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        Die Erziehung des Menschen auf seinen verschiedenen Altersstufen. Uebersetzung von A. von Hogguer und K. von Wangenheim, mit einigen Anmerkungen des Letzeren. 3 Bände. XVI, 378, 128 S.; VI S., 2 Bl., 470 S., Zwischentitel, 188 S.; VIII, 408 S., 1 Bl. Mit gefalt. Tafel. Marmor. Pappbde d. Z. (berieben) mit handschriftl. Rückenschild.

      Hamburg, Friedrich Perthes, 1836-1839. - Sehr seltene erste deutsche Ausgabe von 'De L'éducation progressive ou Etude du cours de la vie'. "One of the sanest works on education ever written" (Th. Davidson, A History of Education, NY 1971, S. 243). Band 3 mit dem 2. Titel: 'Die Erziehung des weiblichen Geschlechts', übersetzt von Eduard Adolph Jacobi. Von der Academie Française gekrönte Preisschrift und auch in Deutschland viel gelesen. Darstellung der Erziehung von der Geburt bis zum Alter. Bände 1 und 2 jeweils mit einem Anhang: 'Ueber Gefühl und Gefühlvermögen und deren Bedeutung im Organismus der Seele' von Wangenheim und 'Die moralische Weltordnung' von Eschenmayer. Albertine Adrienne Necker de Saussure fordert u. a. die gleiche Bildung für Jungen und Mädchen. Hier legt die 62jährige dar, dass die bisherige Mädchenerziehung nur die Fähigkeiten zur Hausfrau und Mutter fördert. Dies entsprach dem Bildungskonzept Jean-Jacques Rousseaus, das dieser in seinem pädagogischen Roman 'Emile' dargelegt hatte. Necker de Saussure fordert, dass Frauen nicht von Männern abhängig sein sollen; sie brauchten keine Anhängsel zu sein, wenn all ihre Fähigkeiten gefördert werden würden. Mädchen, so ihre Erkenntnis, haben die gleichen Anlagen wie Jungen. Neckers Werk war quasi ein Gegen-Emile. Mme. Necker de Saussure war die Tochter des prominenten Schweizer Naturwissenschaftler Horace-Bénédict de Saussure und Gattin des Botanikers Jacques Necker (Neffe des gleichnamigen Finanzministers Ludwigs XVI.). Bände 1 und 2 kaum fleckig, Band 3 unterschiedlich gebräunt bzw. fleckig. Gutes Exemplar. Kein Exemplar dieser deutschen Ausgabe im JAP seit 1950. – Fromm 19036. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Oeuvres Complètes

      New illustrated edition of 122 color plates erased and decorated by hand, on strong paper. The 122 boards contain more than 300 figures. The boards were designed by Janet Lange and Travies (the best illustrators to Buffon in the nineteenth), and engraved by Manceau, Fournier ...Binding half black with shagreen many nets (cold and hot) and wheels. The dish of volume V is slightly rubbed. Pale freckles scattered and erratic (but never heavy or invasive), some pages include title, some not, same for the inside. We find some books without foxing, others have scattered here and there. The serpentes are present and the boards are in good condition, without browning, with occasional pale foxing in the margins.Tome premier - General subjects, theory of the earth. 782 pages illustrated with a portrait, 5 color maps.Tome second - General subjects, theory of the Earth (Part 2), minerals. 775 pages.Volume third - Mammals. 726 illustrated pages with 13 color plates.fourth volume - Mammals (part 2). 784 illustrated pages with 29 color plates.Volume fifth - Birds. 653 illustrated pages with 44 color plates.Tome sixth - Birds (Part 2). 732 illustrated pages with 30 color plates. Furne et Cie Paris 1839 - 1841 Grd. in 8 (17,5x26,5cm) 6 tomes en 6 volumes reliés

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        Notizie spettanti all'antichissima Scola de' Pescatori in oggi denominata Casa Matha.(Con:) Statuti e rubriche dell'Ordine della Casa Matha del 1304-1308.

      Matricole contenenti i nomi delle persone ascritte.cominciando dall'anno 1305. Ravenna, Tip. A. Roveri, 1839, - 2 vol. in un tomo in-4, pp. (8), 294, (2); 230, (4); leg. 800esca m. perg., tass. in pelle con tit. oro al dorso. Con un magnifico ritr. dell'a. inc. all'acquaforte da Gaspare Ginanni dal disegno di F. Nistri. Prima edizione (ed unica) di questa poderosa fondamentale opera sulla storia e l'amministrazione dell'antica Congregazione, definita da Lozzi ''uno dei primi antichissimi esempi di associazione fra gli esercenti industrie''. Il primo vol. contiene per lo più la parte storica; il secondo quella giuridico-ammministrativa. «L'origine della Casa Matha (cosiddetta dalle stuoie ivi fabbricate, che in latino sono dette mathe, o forse, Casa Amata dall'amo strumento per pescare) è molto incerta. Lo Spreti.dice che fioriva al principio del sec. VII, al tempo di Giustiniano II imperatore.Nel vol. II lo Spreti ha messo il testo integrale e originale degli statuti in latino.fatti, riformati, corretti ed emendati al tempo del Podestà Lamberto da Polenta, e suoi successori.» (cfr. ampia recensione nel Cat. Statuti Bibl. Senato VI, pp. 28-9). Magnifico esempl. su carta forte, con barbe. Lozzi I, Statuti, n. 462 e Platner 281 (entrambi sotto l'anno 1820, ma l'imprimatur è del 1839). Cat. Statuti Senato VI, p. 28-9 (con ampia recensione). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Algic Researches, Comprising Inquiries Respecting the Mental Characteristics of the North American Indians Indian Tales and Legends

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1839. First edition. original burgundy cloth with printed paper spine labels. Spines and edges faded to brown, labels with rubbing and chipping, slight browing of some leaves. 12mo. Two volumes Illustrated with large folding map (bound upside down) With the signatures of Andrew Norton (1786-1853) man of letters and Biblical scholar and C[harles] E[liot] Norton (1827-1908) author, editor and teacher in each volume (see DAB for both) “The term Algic was invented by Mr. Schoolcraft, to indicate the Algonquin race. He composed it from the first and final syllables of Allegheny and Atlantic ...”[Howes S180].

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        Portrait. Bildnis des belgischen Violinisten und Komponisten Charles Auguste de Beriot (1802-1870). Halbfigur nach halbrechts in Sessel. Aquarell. Rechts unten mit Bleistift signiert und datiert

       1839. Bildformat: 20 x 17 cm. Blattgröße: 25 x 20,5 cm. Gerahmt in verziertem Stuckrahmen des 19. Jahrhunderts. *Sorgfältig und detailliert ausgeführtes Bildnis, ganz in der typischen Manier des Kriehuber, der zu dieser Zeit einer der gefragtesten und bestbezahlten Wiener Porträtisten war. Rückseitig ein erster (unvollendeter) Versuch des gleichen Bildnisses. Der Dargestellte ist nicht genannt, im Bildvergleich handelt es sich mit größter Wahrscheinlichkeit um den belgischen Violinisten Beriot, von dem Kriehuber im gleichen Jahr auch eine Lithographie (in anderer Perspektive) anfertigte. - Sehr gut erhalten, der (wohl originale) Prunkrahmen mit 2 kleineren Abplatzungen am Stuck. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        De l'influence des chemins de fer et de l'art de les tracer et de les construire

      - Paris: Carilian-Goeury et Vr. Dalmont., 1839. 8 3/8 x 5". [2]ff. (including half-title), xix, 501pp. 6 folding engraved plates, 1 folding chart. 19th century marbled boards, calf back, vellum corners, some rubbing and wear at edges and joints, one corner bumped. Light foxing throughout, stains on pp 114-119, not affecting legibility. Sutro Library bookplate on front pastedown, small library stamps on verso of title and plates. A good, sound copy. Collated and complete. Seguin, an engineer, invented the tubular steam-engine boiler and developed the first wire cable suspension bridge. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La giurisprudenza civile. Volume primo ( - sesto)

      Stamperia Reale 1839 - 44 6 voll. in 16, pp. 500 + (2) + (2b); 525 + (3); 509 + (3); 494 + (2); 499 + (5); 458 + (4). Diffuse fioriture dovute alla qualita' della carta. Tasselli leggermente abrasi ai dd. Legatura in mz. pl. coeva. Ed. orig. di questo trattato, poco comune, di Domenico Fois, avvocato sardo (1780 - 1871). Fu autore di numerosi testi giuridici. Nel 1818 entro' a far parte della Magistratura. Nel 1848 fu deputato e scrisse per il giornale il 'Popolo'; fece parte del Parlamento Subalpino durante la prima, la seconda e la quarta legislatura, sempre su posizioni antigovernative. Nel 1852 venne eletto consigliere comunale a Cagliari. 'Catalogo della biblioteca sarda del cavaliere Lodovico Baille', 187. ITA

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        Hungary and Transylvania; with remarks on their condition, Social, Political and Economical. Complete in 2 vols.

      John Murray, London 1839 - First edition. 2 vols. Engraved frontis to each volume, hand-coloured folding map to the first volume, plus in excess of eighty other engraved plates and vignettes after Hering. 8vo. Publisher's original green cloth, gilt embossed armorial to each, blind tooled borders, spines only very slightly discoloured, both volumes leaning a touch, however contents generally clean & tight, a handsome set of this Hungarian travel classic. John Paget (1808-92) married into the famous Banffy family and ran the family estate in Transylvania. xx, 483; xii, 631pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Democracy in America

      New York: George Adlard, 1839. 3rd American Edition. Hardcover. Good. Third American edition. xvi, 455 p. Original blue cloth with gilt-lettered spine. Good+. Name of former owner, one Nathaniel Cox of Baltimore, written on ffep, on laid in bookplate at front, and on small label at foot. Spine a bit faded, cloth at head worn and fraying, corners bumped. Occasional foxing, heavier at endpapers. Light dampstain to bottom corner margin of first 75 or so pages at front, not effecting text. An early appearance of the book that helped define the American political character for the world, and presciently saw a bit of America's future.

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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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        On a new Voltaic Combination" AND "On Voltaic Series and the Combination of Gases by Platinum" in The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science Volume 13, 1838, pp. 430-431 AND Volume 14, 1839, pp. 127-130

      - FIRST EDITIONS OF GROVE'S DESCRIPTION AND DEMONSTRATION OF THE INVENTION OF THE FIRST FUEL CELL - an improved form of voltaic cell which Faraday used in his demonstrations before the Royal Society. Simply put, fuel cell technology generates electricity within the chemical reaction created via the combination of hydrogen and oxygen. Together the two papers trace the evolution of Grove's fuel cell. Two volumes.William Grove was a Welsh barrister turned scientist. "While investigating the electrolysis of water, Grove observed that when the current was switched off, a small current flowed through the circuit in the opposite direction, as a result of a reaction between the electrolysis products, hydrogen and oxygen, catalyzed by the platinum electrodes. Grove recognized the possibility of combining several of these in series to form a gaseous voltaic battery, also [making] the crucially important observation that there must be a 'notable surface of action' between the gas, the electrolyte, and the electrode phases in a cell" (Stolten, Hydrogen and Fuel Cells, 63). "After relating [in the first paper] a number of experiments using different metals and electrolytes as well as different containers, Grove describe[s] [in the second paper] what was to become the standard form of his battery, consisting of zinc in dilute sulfuric acid and platinum in concentrated nitric acid (or a mixture of nitric and sulfuric acids), giving an emf of nearly two volts" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography, V, 559). ALSO INCLUDED: Michael Faraday's "Experimental Researches in Electricity, Eleventh Series," 1839, Volume 13, pp. 281-299; pp. 355-367; pp. 412-430. "Dr. Faraday's Supplementary Note to Experimental Researches in Electricity, Eleventh Series," 1839, Volume 14, pp. 34-37. First printed in the Philosophical Transactions in the same year, the eleventh series presents Faraday's researches on electro-statical induction. This series was "undertaken with a view to test an idea which he had long possessed, that the forces of attraction and repulsion exercised by free electricity are not the resultant of actions exercised at a distance, but are propagated by means of molecular action among the contiguous particles of the insulating medium surrounding the electrified bodies, which he therefore calls the dielectric. By this idea he [was] led to some very remarkable views upon induction, or in fact upon electrical action in general" (Thomson, Phil Mag, July 1854, p. 50). NOTE: In a separate listing we are also offering a separate collection of seven important first editions related to the invention and development of the fuel cell. CONDITION & DETAILS: 2 Volumes. London: Richard and John E. Taylor. (8.5 x 5.5 inches; 213 x 138mm). [viii], 486, [258 page index], 4. Ex-libris bearing only a small paper label at the spine and a discreet stamp on the title page. Bound in three quarter polished black calf over marbled paper boards. GIlt-ruled and lettered at the spine. Minor rubbing and scuffing; tightly and solidly bound. Slight age toning and foxing. Both volumes are in very good condition.

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        MITCHELL'S TRAVELLER'S GUIDE THROUGH THE UNITED STATES, containing the Principle Cities, Towns etc alphabetically arranged; together with the Stage, Steam-Boat, Canal, and Rail-Road Routes, with the distances, in miles, from place to place. Illustrated by an accurate map of the United States.

      Thomas Cowperthwait & Co. 1839 - pp. 78. Map - folded. Small 8vo. Original blind stamped green leather, rubbed at edges. The States includee at this time are:- Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkanas Territory, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri. The map, which has a few small tears on the corner folds, covers the above mentioned States with insets of:- Vicinity of Cincinnati, Vicinity of Albany, Vicinity of New Orleans, Vicinity of Boston, Vicinity of New York, Vicinity of Philadelphia, Vicinity of Baltimore and Washington, and Vicinity of Charleston. The Classes of Inhabitants (for the year 1830) are divided into Whites, Free Blacks, and Slaves. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Arabische Barbier-Stube" originale Farb-Lithographie über Tonplatte ca.30x24cm (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 fingerfleckig.] 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.)

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        [drop-title] El Gefe Provisorio de Guatemala a los habitantes del estado y de toda la republica. Encargado del Gobierno de este Estado, mientras se reune el Cuerpo constituyente que debe decidir de su surete, no debo guardar siliencio en unas circunstancias en que los suscesos de la Republica, que pueden sernos trascendentales, llaman la atencion de los pueblos, cuyo bien estar es el primer deber de la autoridad publica.

      [Guatemala]: Imprenta de la N. A. de Estudios Folio (30.7 cm;12.125"). [1] f.. 1839 Beginning in 1838 The Federal Republic of Central America was torn apart by civil wars pitting Liberals against Conservatives and the desires of the various states against the central government, with constitutional issues at the heart of the controversy. The Liberals installed Gen. Carlos Salazar in January, 1839, as provisional president of Guatemala replacing Conservative Mariano Rivera Paz. This was during a brief period of peace between the two factions. Here in a decree dated 20 March 1839 Salazar offers to act as mediator for any effort at a lasting peace. No copy traced via WorldCat, COPAC, CCILA, or METABASE; there is no OPAC at the Biblioteca Nacional de Guatemala to be searched. Irregular margins, tea-colored waterstain running longitudinally top to bottom in one half of the leaf, date in faded old ink in top margin. A good+ copy.

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        [drop-title] Mariano Rivera Paz, Consejero Gefe del Estado de Guatemala, a los habitantes del estado y demas pueblos de la republica. Conciudadanos: Quando en fines de enero ultimo fui arrojado por la fuerza de la silla del Gobierno, que ocupaba por ministerio de la ley, tuve el honor de informaros de mi conducta en aquellas circunstancias.

      [Guatemala]: Imprenta de la N. Academia de Estudios 1839 Dated 18 August 1839, five days after Rivera Paz's returning to office. He says that the people of Guatemala, with the support of Gen. Carrera and his caudillos, have restored him to his right place in government and that he hopes to bring peace and prosperity to the nation. WorldCat locates only the copy in the Chilean National Library; no copy traced via COPAC, CCILA, or METABASE; there is no OPAC at the Biblioteca Nacional de Guatemala to be searched. Irregular inner margin. Light to quite noticeable waterstain running longitudinally top to bottom in one half of the leaf. Lower outer corner damaged with loss of paper due to exposure to moisture away from text.

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        Voyage de Paris a Constantinople par Bateau a Vapeur. Nouvel itineraire orne d'une carte et de cinquante vues et vignettes sur acier, avec tableaux indiquant les lieux desservis par les Paquebots a vapeur, sur la Mediterranee, l'Adraitique et le Danube, le Prix des Places et des Marchandises, les distances et la valeur des monnaies.

      Chez Artus Bertrand Amiot l'Auteur, Paris 1839 - Paris, Chez Artus Bertrand, Amiot, l'Auteur, 1839. 4°. 26,5 cm. XVI, 291 (1) Seite, gefaltete Karte im Anhang. Grüner neuer Halblederband. 1. Auflage. Französischsprachige Ausgabe. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen. Blätter teils wenig stockfleckig. Gutes Exemplar. First edition. French language edition. Green new half leather binding. With many illustrations. Sheets partly light foxy, otherwise good condition. Sprache: Französisch [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of his Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle, between the Years 1826 and 1836 describing their Examination of the Southern Shores of South America and the Beagle's Circumnavigation of the Globe. Volumes I and II.

      Henry Colburn, London 1839 - The first two volumes of the four volume set. Volume I - Proceedings of the First Expedition. 1826-1830 under command of Captain P. Parker King. xxviii, 2 l., 597p, Vol. II. - Proceedings of the Second Expedition, 1831-1836 under the command of Captain Robert Fitzroy. xiv, 1 l., 694p, addenda, 42 plates and charts including 2 frontispieces, lacking the four loose folding maps. Volume II is lacking the title page but has the half-title page. Browning mostly front portions of both books and plates, some old marginal damp stains, both books in full tree calf bindings, recased with new marbled endpapers, using original spine strips, lower half of Vol. II spine strip sympathetically replaced. Gilt monogram of General Assembly library on both volumes. Please enquire if you are interested in purchasing volumes separately. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nicholas Nickleby

      Chapman and Hall, UK 1839 - 1st Edition 1839. 1st printing with all points correct for the 1st issue. 39 plates. No half title. Bound in a un-recorded cloth binding. Very un-common. Book is very good with quite bright boards. Edges and spine tips rubbed. Rear board with a flattened area of the cloth. Contents good. Pages a little age toned but no foxing. Name to endpaper. More images can be atken upon request. Ref10223 Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of His Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle,

      London: Henry Colburn,, 1839. between the Years 1826 and 1836, describing their Examination of the Southern Shores of South America, and the Beagle's Circumnavigation of the Globe. 3 volumes in 4, octavo (224 × 140 mm). Contemporary black half morocco, marbled sides, raised bands, titles and decorations to compartments gilt, marbled edges and endpapers. 9 folding engraved maps by J. Gardner and J. and C. Walker; 47 etched plates after P. King, A. Earle, C. Martens, R. Fitzroy and others by T. Landseer, S. Bull, T. Prior and others. Bound without half-titles, addenda leaf at end of Volume II. Bookseller's ticket to front pastedown of two volumes. Extremities lightly rubbed and bumped, boards a touch scuffed and worn, inner hinges gently cracked, light foxing to and offsetting from plates, text blocks slightly foxed and toned. A very good set. First edition of the official accounts of the voyage of the Beagle. "The five years of the voyage were the most important event in Darwin's intellectual life and in the history of biological science" (DSB). Vol. I contains King's account of the expedition in the Adventure made between 1826 and 1830, surveying the coasts of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego. In Vol. II (and its appendix volume), Fitzroy described the narrative of the Beagle's second voyage, between 1831 and 1836 to South America, the Galapagos Islands, Tahiti, New Zealand and Australia and other countries. In this set, the Darwin volume, "Journal and Remarks 1832-1836", is the first issue, printed before the end of January 1839, the month he was elected to the Royal Society, and so without the letters F.R.S. after his name on the second title.

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        OBSERVACIONES SOBRE EL ESTADO ACTUAL DEL DEPARTAMENTO CHIHUAHUA Y LOS MEDIOS DE PONERLO Á CUBIERTO DE LAS ÍNCURSIONES DE LOS BÁRBAROS

      Mexico, 1839. Dbd. Faint foxing, else fine. Escudero (1801-62), a prominent historian, lawyer, and politician, discusses the defenses of the state of Chihuahua, reaching into present-day New Mexico. The region was under constant threat from internal Mexican revolutionaries, as well as Americans emigrating to Texas and beyond, and Apaches and other Indians raiding southward into Mexico. Howes and Sabin list several other titles by Escudero, but not the present scarce report. An important work, one of the few with significant material from the period on early New Mexico. OCLC locates six copies. SUTRO COLLECTION, p.729. OCLC 19928248.

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        OBSERVACIONES SOBRE EL ESTADO ACTUAL DEL DEPARTAMENTO CHIHUAHUA Y LOS MEDIOS DE PONERLO Á CUBIERTO DE LAS ÍNCURSIONES DE LOS BÁRBAROS.

      Mexico. . 1839 - 24pp. Dbd. Faint foxing, else fine. Escudero (1801-62), a prominent historian, lawyer, and politician, discusses the defenses of the state of Chihuahua, reaching into present-day New Mexico. The region was under constant threat from internal Mexican revolutionaries, as well as Americans emigrating to Texas and beyond, and Apaches and other Indians raiding southward into Mexico. Howes and Sabin list several other titles by Escudero, but not the present scarce report. An important work, one of the few with significant material from the period on early New Mexico. OCLC locates six copies. SUTRO COLLECTION, p.729. OCLC 19928248.

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        Die Grundsätze und Bedingungen der Bewegung der Locomotiven auf Eisenbahnen, für den Zweck, die absoluten Transportkosten von Waaren und Passagieren mit Genauigkeit berechnen und dann verschiedene Eisenbahnlinien hinsichtlich der Vortheile, welche sie ihren Unternehmern und dem Publikum gewähren, mit einander vergleichen zu können. Entwickelt und erläutert von Navier, Ober-Ingenieur des Brücken- und Chausséebaues in Frankreich, und mit Zusätzen versehen von Macneill, Civil-Ingenieur. Ins Deutsche übertragen von Chr. Heinr. Schmidt.

      Quedlingburg und Leipzig, Gottfried Basse, 1839 - 55 S., 1 S. Verlagsanzeigen Extrem seltene Schrift! - Macneill (1793-1880) hatte 1836 das Werk Naviers (1785-1836) ins Englische übersetzt. - Papierbedingt etwas gebräunt. - Die angegebenen Versandkosten gelten für Bücher bis 1000 Gramm. Bücher über 1000 Gramm kosten nach Deutschland EUR 5,30, nach EU-Ausland EUR 14.-, für andere Länder bitte nachfragen. - Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 8°, moderner Kalbslederband, mit Zierbünden, goldgepr. RTitel, goldgepr. Deckelttitel und goldgepr. arabesker Umrahmung auf den Deckeln

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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. 1.100 gr. Original Pappband der zeit mit Rückenschild. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of the Rise and Progress of the New British Province of South Australia..

      London: Smith, Elder and Co, 1839. Octavo, four lithographed plates, folding frontispiece map and plan of Adelaide; spine a little sunned, otherwise an attractive copy in the publisher's gilt decorated cloth, bookplate of Eric Bonython. Second edition, with four attractive lithographic views after sketches by William Light and others. Of special interest is the folding plan of the city of Adelaide with allotment divisions demarcated.This copy is from the library of Christian benefactor William Leigh (1802-1873), who never visited South Australia but initiated church building projects in the colony from afar. As a member of the South Australian Church Society and the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, Leigh helped to acquire land in the colony for parish allocation.

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        An Inquiry into the Origin of the Antiquities of America With: Original Prospectus - an 8 page pamphlet

      New York: Published for Subscribers by Colt, Burgess & Co. 1839 - New York: Published for Subscribers by Colt, Burgess & Co., 1839. First Edition. Large 4to - 29.9cm. pp. 142 including Appendix, 10 exceptional lithographic plates, five of which are hand-colored, depicting artifacts, skulls, traditional artwork, plans, and more. The fold-out "plate" precedes the title page and is in fact a replica of the codex Boturini, apparently produced to scale and measuring 7.5" x 19' (feet). The paper used for this exceedingly large fold-out is more like a thin vellum, quite thin, but strong Ñ this copy is completely intact. There is intermittent foxing but not affecting plates which are fresh. Binding is the original boards, blind-stamped and with bright gilt center design; recent leather spine with title labels, raised bands; all page edges gilt, newer end-leaves. Overall this is a very good and complete copy of a rare publication. Howes D229. Sabin 19333. Field 509. John Delafield was a prominent New York banker. His book, which was quite well-printed for an American book of this period, is a study of the origins of the Native Americans, including those of South America, an interesting piqued, as he says, from living among the tumuli of those people, i.e. he mound builders. His conclusions are that they migrated across the Bering Straits, for which he tries to supply linguistic, somatic, mythic and other proofs. His work was a notable achievement for that time in history. There is also an appendix by James Lakey, entitled "A Brief Inquiry in the Causes of the Superiority of Man in the Northern Hemisphere, over those of the Southern Hemisphere". Provenance: This copy belonged to John Bussey, a prominent Boston Merchant, farmer and horticulturist, who left his land to Havard University for agricultural and horticultural advancement. The current Arnold Arboretum is on Bussey's donated land. His small circular stamp on the title page bear his name. With: Also laid into this copy is the original prospectus for the book Ñ a pamphlet of 8pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [MANUSCRIPT AGREEMENT FOR THE NEW OWNERSHIP OF THE JOLIET- COURIER NEWSPAPER]

      [Joliet, Il.], 1839. Folio. Old folds. Separation at many folds, most repaired with tape. Light soiling and foxing. Some small paper loss due to wax seals. Still, quite legible. About good. In a green half morocco and cloth clamshell case, spine gilt. A manuscript purchase agreement for the JULIET COURIER, the Chicago area's oldest newspaper, and the sixth oldest paper in Illinois. The JULIET COURIER was founded April 20, 1839 by thirteen investors in Juliet, Illinois (changed to Joliet in 1845). They hired an editor named Balch (variously referred to as P.O. Balch, O.H. Balch, and C.H. Balch), who abandoned the project a few months later, resulting in the present document. The paper was then edited by David L. Gregg, a local attorney who rose to prominence and later served as Illinois Secretary of State; in 1853, Gregg was appointed United States Commissioner to the Sandwich Islands, where he served for the next ten years. The paper was published as the JULIET COURIER until 1843, when the name was changed to the JULIET SIGNAL (later the JOLIET SIGNAL, with the change in the town's name). The paper is published to this day under the banner of the JOLIET HERALD NEWS. The document opens: "Whereas the JULIET COURIER, lately under the management of P.O. Balch, has been abandoned by the said Balch, without any provision for its further publication. And whereas the said COURIER is likely to be discontinued unless funds be provided immediately for purchasing stock, paying journeymen, &c. And also whereas it is both necessary and expedient for the democracy to keep in existence a press of sound Democratic principles, devoted to the best interests of the people - Therefore, we the undersigned do promise & agree to pay for the purposes above specified, to the committee of stockholders owning the printing establishment of the aforesaid COURIER the amount set opposite to our respective names, with the express understanding & consideration that the same shall be refunded from the rents & profits due to the aforesaid establishment." It is signed by fifteen individuals or establishments, with notes that each has paid the amount stated (generally five dollars). The remainder of the document discusses the continuation of the paper's operation, signing the responsibility over to David L. Gregg and W.P. Hudson. It is signed at the end by the twenty shareholders, noting how many shares each owns in the company. An interesting and early piece of Illinois newspaper history. NEWSPAPERS AND PERIODICALS OF ILLINOIS, p.207. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CHICAGO (online).

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        MANUSCRIPT AGREEMENT FOR THE NEW OWNERSHIP OF THE JOLIET- COURIER NEWSPAPER].

      [Joliet, Il.]. Oct. 9, 1839. - 5pp. Folio. Old folds. Separation at many folds, most repaired with tape. Light soiling and foxing. Some small paper loss due to wax seals. Still, quite legible. About good. In a green half morocco and cloth clamshell case, spine gilt. A manuscript purchase agreement for the JULIET [sic] COURIER, the Chicago-area's oldest newspaper, and the sixth oldest paper in Illinois. The JULIET COURIER was founded April 20, 1839 by thirteen investors in Juliet, Illinois (changed to Joliet in 1845). They hired an editor named Balch (variously referred to as P.O. Balch, O.H. Balch, and C.H. Balch), who abandoned the project a few months later, resulting in the present document. The paper was then edited by David L. Gregg, a local attorney who rose to prominence and later served as Illinois Secretary of State; in 1853, Gregg was appointed United States Commissioner to the Sandwich Islands, where he served for the next ten years. The paper was published as the JULIET COURIER until 1843, when the name was changed to the JULIET SIGNAL (later the JOLIET SIGNAL, with the change in the town's name). The paper is published to this day under the banner of the JOLIET HERALD NEWS. The document opens: "Whereas the JULIET COURIER, lately under the management of P.O. Balch, has been abandoned by the said Balch, without any provision for its further publication. And whereas the said COURIER is likely to be discontinued unless funds be provided immediately for purchasing stock, paying journeymen, &c. And also whereas it is both necessary and expedient for the democracy to keep in existence a press of sound Democratic principles, devoted to the best interests of the people - Therefore, we the undersigned do promise & agree to pay for the purposes above specified, to the committee of stockholders owning the printing establishment of the aforesaid COURIER the amount set opposite to our respective names, with the express understanding & consideration that the same shall be refunded from the rents & profits due to the aforesaid establishment." It is signed by fifteen individuals or establishments, with notes that each has paid the amount stated (generally five dollars). The remainder of the document discusses the continuation of the paper's operation, signing the responsibility over to David L. Gregg and W.P. Hudson. It is signed at the end by the twenty shareholders, noting how many shares each owns in the company. An interesting and early piece of Illinois newspaper history. NEWSPAPERS AND PERIODICALS OF ILLINOIS, p.207. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CHICAGO (online).

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        Des Juifs en Pologne, examen de leur condition sous le point de vue historique legislatif et politique

      CHez l'auteur, Bruxelles - Leipzig 1839 - [7], III, 237, [1] pages. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Romantische Wanderungen durch die Sächsische Schweiz

      Verlag Georg Wiegand Leipzig ohne Jahr,1839 - Format Groß8° in sich kompletter Band aus " Das malerische und romantische Deutschland ", - EA - , 240 S.+ 30 Stahlstiche , Originalganzleinen mit Rückentitel ,minimal fingerfleckig ,die Stahlstiche fast ohne Flecken , Erhaltung 1- = Auf Anfrage ist die Zusendung von einigen Abbildungen des Buches als normale Zipdatei möglich - beachten Sie daß Sie diese dann auch " auspacken " können ! =

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        Panorama der Österreichischen Monarchie, oder malerisch-romantisches Denkbuch der ? sowie der interessantesten Donau-Ansichten. Mit Stahlstichen von den vorzüglichsten englischen und deutschen Künstlern nach eingends zu diesem Werke aufgenommenen Originalzeichnungen. Erster Band

      Pesth - Leipzig: C. H. Hartleben's Verlag 1839 - Einer von drei Bänden, HLDr. mit Lederecken der Zeit, marmorierte Deckenbezüge, goldgeprägter Rücken, dreiseitig marmorierter Schnitt, VIII+345 Seiten mit 46 Stahlstichen geschützt jeweils mit Seidenpapier, 15,5 x 23 cm, von außen berieben, innen durchgehend stockfleckig, Bindung und Seiten aber noch fest, insgesamt noch guter Zustand. Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Valentinska]
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        Monuments et rues de Paris.

      Paris G. Englemann for Rittner et Goupil and Susse Freres 1839 - Large folio (40 x 55 cm). Title, 20 lithographed plates with protection leaf (one protection leaf missing); slight marginal soiling, light occasional spotting. Publisher's half sheep over cloth, upper cover and flat spine lettered in gilt; rubbed, spine ends restored. Very rare pictorial record of romantic Paris, before the French capital was deeply restructered during Napoleon III's Second Empire. Apparently no copy in the CCFR and at the BnF, none in the UK and only one in the USA, in the P. Morgan library in NY. We could not trace any copy selling at auction in recent decades either. This is one of the first publications of the young William Wyld (1806-89), an English painter and lithographer who had set his studio in Paris in 1834. Wyld won a gold medal at the Paris Salon for his 2m wide canvas "Venice at Sunrise" the year he published these Monuments et rues de Paris. Friends with the French painters Ary Scheffer and Paul Delaroche, he first painted orientalist scenes, before turning to more classical architectural representations. This series is a compilation of twenty fine views of Paris, varying from monuments and avenues to views over the Seine river and even a panorama of the city from the celebrate Pere Lachaise cemetery. Some of them, such as the representations of the Palais des Tuileries, the Marché des Innocents or the Pont des Sts Pères, testify to the beauty of these monuments that no longer exist. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Om Nationaloeconomiens og Beskatningens Grundsætninger. (On the Principles of Political Economy and Taxation). Oversat efter Originalens tredie Udgave af Ludvig Sophus Fallesen.

      - C.A. Reitzel, Kjøbenhavn 1839. (8),470 s., samtidigt halvlæder, titelblad og sidste side lidt gulplettet, gammelt navnestempel på forsats "J.V. Levinsen", ellers rent eksemplar. economy filosofi philosophy økonomi korrektur.

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        L`Universo o Storia e descrizione di tutti i populi, loro religioni, costumi, usanze, ec. Sicilia.

       [Venezia, Antonelli, 1839]. gr.-8° (2) 103 S., 1 Bl. (Index/Sicilia), 2 doppelbl. gr. Karten, 196 (v. 200) Kupfertaf. HLdr. d. Zt. Mit Goldrückenpräg. Stiche Nr. 32, 34, 38 u. 39 a. d. italien Serie fehlen. Vereinz. braunfleckig. - (L`Universo pittoresco o storia e descrizione di tutti i populi ec.)Die Stiche zeigen antike Gebäude, bzw. Ruinen, Veduten, Landschaften, Portraits berühmter Persönlichkeiten, Münzen etc. (24 Taf.: Sizilien u. 172 (v. 176) von Italien). Versand D: 4,00 EUR Geographie, Geschichte, Italien, Graphik

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        Theatre Pittoresque oder Welttheater (Unterzeichner:) Friedrich Lorgie

      (München), 23. und 24. Juli (1839).. Plakat mit typograph. Text. Blattgr.: 51 x 42 cm. Neben den Panoramen von Rom, Neapel und Tobolsk in Sibirien zeigte Lorgie auch "Ein großes mechanisches Kunstballet u. Metamorphosen, mit mehreren Verwandlungen". - Etwas knittrig, am linken Rand kleiner Ausriss.

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        Theatre Pittoresque oder Welttheater. (Unterzeichner:) Friedrich Lorgie.

      (München), 23. und 24. Juli (1839). - Plakat mit typograph. Text. Blattgr.: 51 x 42 cm. Neben den Panoramen von Rom, Neapel und Tobolsk in Sibirien zeigte Lorgie auch "Ein großes mechanisches Kunstballet u. Metamorphosen, mit mehreren Verwandlungen". - Etwas knittrig, am linken Rand kleiner Ausriss.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        Italian Peasants.

      [c.1839] - Gouache and gum arabic on grey card. In an oval card mount. Approx. 25x20cm. On verso of mount are two labels laid on to brown paper: ?Italian Peasants, by W. Collins R.A. Presented by Lady Currie? and ?Mrs Moltino, Jany. 1910. William Collins, 1788-1847, father of the novelist William Wilkie Collins, was a highly popular landscape and genre painter. He was elected a Royal Academician in 1820. In the Autumn of 1836 Collins left Britain for Italy and remained there, immersing himself in study, until 1838. On his return to Britain he began a series of paintings depicting Italian life and it is likely that this striking image was created during this period. PLEASE NOTE: For customers within the UK and the EU, this item is subject to VAT.

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        Sketches by Boz Illustrative of Every-Day Life and Every-Day People

      Chapman and Hall, London 1839 - Thick octavo (22cm.); early 20th-century three quarter maroon morocco over cloth, gilt-lettered spine, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers; viii,526pp.; frontispiece and additional engraved title page, 38 plates. Lacking half title; all plates rather browned and heavily foxed, occasional contemporary ink stains to a few leaves, else a Very Good, attractive copy. GIMBEL A7.

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        Travels in the Trans-Caucasian Provinces of Russia

      London: John Murray, 1839. First. Full Leather. VG+. along the southern shore of the Lakes of Van and Urumiah in the autumn and winter of 1837. 477 pp, ill, large folding map at end. Very crisp and clean inside. Outsire nice in full leather, blindstamped, raised spine bands, constrasting gilt stamped leather spine label. All edges marbled, gilt rules on outside edges.

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        La medicina pittoresca. Museo medico-chirurgico. Opera tradotta dal francese arricchita di note e di molti articoli nuovi da F. D'Ippolito professore di medicina e chirurgia.

      Stab. Tipografico Cirelli,, Napoli, 1839 - Quattro volumi di cm. 29, pp. 1.000 ca. complessive. Con vignette ai frontespizi e 120 belle tavole litografiche in fine coloritura coeva. Solida legatura del tempo in mezza pelle con punte, dorsi lisci con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro. Esemplare con qualche fioritura sparsa, prevalentemente alle carte di testo e più accentuate al frontespizio del quarto volume. Complessivamente genuino e marginoso, ben conservato. Ciascuna tavola applicata (dall'origine?) ad un'ampia braghetta che ne rende più efficace la visione. Celebre impresa tipografica, piuttosto unica nel suo genere che ebbe grande successo nell'800, soprattutto per la vastità e qualità dall'apparato iconografico. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das Königreich Württemberg nebst den von ihm eingeschlossenen Hohenzollern'schen Fürstenthümern in ihren Naturschönheiten, ihren merkwürdigsten Städten. für den Einheimischen und Fremden dargestellt. 2 Bde.

      Ulm Stettin`sche Buchh [-41] 1839 - Mit gest. Titelvign. u. 47 Stahlstichtafn. Pbde. d. Zt. Heyd I/213. Vgl. Engelmann II/1058. Holzmann-Bohatta IV/13065. - Schönes Ansichtenwerk, erschienen als Supplement zum "malerischen und romantischen Deutschland". Mit Ansichten u. a. von Blaubeuren, Esslingen, Hohentwiel, Reutlingen, Schwäb. Gmünd, Schwäb. Hall, Stuttgart, Tübingen, Ulm, Weingarten. - Einbände bestoßen. Stock- und braunfleckig. Gewicht (Gramm): 660

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        Travels in Western India Embracing a Visit to the Sacred Mounts of the Jains, and the Most Celebrated Shrines of Hindu Faith between Rajpootana and the Indus; with an Account of the Ancient City of Nehrwalla

      London: William H. Allen 1839 - London: William H. Allen, 1839. First Edition. Large 4to Ð 31.5 cm. half-title, [LX], 518pp. including Appendix, Errata, 9 elegantly executed engraved or lithographed views, illustrations in the text. Period style _ green leather with marbled boards, spine with five raised bands ruled in gilt, titles in gilt, four compartments with gilt filled de-bossed elephants. Pages clean with no foxing, some informative margin notes. A Near Fine and complete copy of a Rare and important narrative. The account of Lt. Col. William Tod's journey from Udaipur to Mumbai via Mt Abu, with an early detailed description of the religious customs of the hill tribes of Southern Rajasthan. The highly detailed engraved plates primarily show views of the region's principal sacred buildings in their landscape. The village Todgarh was so named by the Maharana of Udaipur to commemorate Tod's work in the region. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        On a new Voltaic Combination" AND "On Voltaic Series and the Combination of Gases by Platinum" in The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science Volume 13, 1838, pp. 430-431 AND Volume 14, 1839, pp. 127-130

      FIRST EDITIONS OF GROVE'S DESCRIPTION AND DEMONSTRATION OF THE INVENTION OF THE FIRST FUEL CELL - an improved form of voltaic cell which Faraday used in his demonstrations before the Royal Society. Simply put, fuel cell technology generates electricity within the chemical reaction created via the combination of hydrogen and oxygen. Together the two papers trace the evolution of Grove's fuel cell. Two volumes. William Grove was a Welsh barrister turned scientist. "While investigating the electrolysis of water, Grove observed that when the current was switched off, a small current flowed through the circuit in the opposite direction, as a result of a reaction between the electrolysis products, hydrogen and oxygen, catalyzed by the platinum electrodes. Grove recognized the possibility of combining several of these in series to form a gaseous voltaic battery, also [making] the crucially important observation that there must be a 'notable surface of action' between the gas, the electrolyte, and the electrode phases in a cell" (Stolten, Hydrogen and Fuel Cells, 63). "After relating [in the first paper] a number of experiments using different metals and electrolytes as well as different containers, Grove describe[s] [in the second paper] what was to become the standard form of his battery, consisting of zinc in dilute sulfuric acid and platinum in concentrated nitric acid (or a mixture of nitric and sulfuric acids), giving an emf of nearly two volts" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography, V, 559). ALSO INCLUDED: Michael Faraday's "Experimental Researches in Electricity, Eleventh Series," 1839, Volume 13, pp. 281-299; pp. 355-367; pp. 412-430. "Dr. Faraday's Supplementary Note to Experimental Researches in Electricity, Eleventh Series," 1839, Volume 14, pp. 34-37. First printed in the Philosophical Transactions in the same year, the eleventh series presents Faraday's researches on electro-statical induction. This series was "undertaken with a view to test an idea which he had long possessed, that the forces of attraction and repulsion exercised by free electricity are not the resultant of actions exercised at a distance, but are propagated by means of molecular action among the contiguous particles of the insulating medium surrounding the electrified bodies, which he therefore calls the dielectric. By this idea he [was] led to some very remarkable views upon induction, or in fact upon electrical action in general" (Thomson, Phil Mag, July 1854, p. 50). NOTE: In a separate listing we are also offering a separate collection of seven important first editions related to the invention and development of the fuel cell. CONDITION & DETAILS: 2 Volumes. London: Richard and John E. Taylor. (8.5 x 5.5 inches; 213 x 138mm). [viii], 486, [258 page index], 4. Ex-libris bearing only a small paper label at the spine and a discreet stamp on the title page. Bound in three quarter polished black calf over marbled paper boards. GIlt-ruled and lettered at the spine. Minor rubbing and scuffing; tightly and solidly bound. Slight age toning and foxing. Both volumes are in very good condition.

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        Venedig - Inneres der Markus-Kirche" originale, handkolorierte Lithographie mit Tonplatte ca.40x28cm von Prout; im Stein betitelt; aus "Sketches in France, Switzerland and Italy" London, Hodgsons & Graves 1839

      - Das dekorative Blatt (48x36cm) an den Rändern minimal braunfleckig.

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        The Compleat Angler

      L.A. Lewis, London 1839 - First Lewis Edition. Illustrated with 15 copperplate engravings on thicker paper and 76 woodcuts in the text. lxxii, 396pp. 8vo. Finely Bound 'Angler'. "The illustrations are those of the third Major edition of 1835, but it has only 76 woodcuts instead of 77?" - Coigney. Coigney 49 Contemporary full green morocco, spine and boards elaborately gilt, a.e.g. Front joint repaired. Fine Illustrated with 15 copperplate engravings on thicker paper and 76 woodcuts in the text. lxxii, 396pp. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

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