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        THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY

      Chapman and Hall, London 1839 - Covers bordered in French fillets and corner rosettes. Spine in six panels with leather titless and gilt floral panel designs. Date at foot. All edges gilt. Grey endpapers. Pleasing engraved book-plate on front pastedown with slight off-setting onto adjacent free endpaper. Bound with half-title. Portrait frontispiece of the author. Thirty-nine full page engraved plates by "Phiz". The first four plates have the Chapman and Hall imprint at the bottom. Many plates are darkened around periphery (see photo) but many show little or no toning of the paper. This is an early mixed state of the first edition with "visitor" for "sister" on page 123, line 17. Corrected "letter" on page 160, 6 lines up. A lovely binding SIGNED BY MORRELL BINDERS, LONDON". See Eckels pp.64-65, Podeschi A41, Smith l:5. 624pp. Size: Large Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DIZIONARIO DI MEDICINA, CHIRURGIA ED IGIENE VETERINARIA Tradotto sulla seconda edizione di Parigi ed accresciuto di aggiunte e di note da Tommaso Tamberlicchi.

      Forlì, presso Matteo Casali, 1839-1848. In-8 p., 5 volumi + un volume di Atlante in folio, mz. pelle coeva, fregi e titolo oro al dorso, pp. XXI,593; 723; 614; 809; 781. Dizionario ?"utile ai veterinari, agli Ufficiali di Cavalleria, ai possidenti, ai fittajuoli, ai coltivatori, ed a quanti hanno cura del governo degli animali domestici?". L?'Atlante (mm. 500x368), "Anatomia chirurgica dei principali animali domestici", opera di Leblanc e Trousseau, pp. (6) - frontesp., introduz. e indice - contiene una importante ed interessantiss. raccolta di 30 + 6 tavole in cui sono figurate: 1°. L?'anatomia delle regioni del cavallo, del bue, dell?'ariete, del majale, sulle quali si fannno le più alte operazioni chirurgiche 2°. I diversi stati dei denti del cavallo, del bue, dell?'ariete, del cane, dimostranti la età loro 3°. Gli strumenti di chirurgia veterinaria?". Le sei addizionali sono dedicate ai vermi e alla dentatura degli animali domestici e ad altri strumenti chirurgici. Le tavole, litografate a colori e in b.n., ciascuna con numerose figure, sono tutte descritte a fronte. Con qualche fioritura o lieve arrossatura, ma certamente un buon esemplare; atlante ben conservato.

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        Observations on the Parallel Roads of Glen Roy, and of other parts of Lochaber in Scotland, with an attempt to prove that they are of marine origin.

      (London, Richard and John E. Taylor, 1839). 4to. Without wrappers. Extracted from "Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London.", 1839, Part I. Pp. 39-81 and 2 plates. (1 engraved map and 1 lithographed plate). The last plate faintly dampstained.. First appearance of Darwin's investigations of the geological phenomenon of the so-called "Parallel Roads" in Scotland."The first published description of the Parallel Roads was by Thomas Pennant in 1771 in his book A Tour of Scotland. This work was far from scientific but during the 19th century Glen Roy played an important role in the development of geological and geomophological theories of landscape evolution.1 Initially the 'Roads' were believed to be lake or marine shorelines. How they were formed in an area that was now high above the sea and without signs of a closed lake bed was a mystery. Initially it was thought that the shorelines were of marine origin and formed during a period when the sea reached levels of the Parallel Roads. Among the proponent of this theory were both Charles Darwin and Charles Lyell.2 It was in particular Darwin who was impressed by the geology of Glen Roy. In 1838 he wrote to Lyell, "I wandered the mountains in All directions and examined that most extraordinary district. I think without any exceptions, not even the first volcanic island, the first elevated beach, or the passage of the Cordillera, as so interesting to me as this week. It is far the most remarkable area I ever examined. ... I can assure you Glen Roy has astonished me".3 Darwin and Lyell proved to be wrong in this matter." (Jan Oosthoek). Freeman: 1653

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        Decisions of the Court of Session 1781-1822 In the Form of a Dictionary

      22 In the Form of a Dictionary 1839 - A first edition of this posthumous work of David Hume. Covering every aspect f the law of Scotland, mostly cases otherwise unreported and valuable due to the notes that Hume made to many cases. David Hume was a Scottish advocate, judge and legal scholar whose works on Scots criminal law and Scots private law has had a deep and continuing influence. During his lifetime he never published his lectures on Scots private law however manuscript copies werewidely circulated and occasionally even cited in court. Condition: In ahalf calf binding. Externally, smart with some rubbing. Joints cracked. Wear to spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright with some scattered spotting and age toning to page edges. Overall: GOOD [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Sternschnuppen

      Hamburg: Perthes, Besser und Maure, 1839. First Edition. Boards. Good. First Edition. xxiii, [1], 357, [1] pages plus 9 plates. A rather worn copy in early printed boards. Early rebacking with portions of the original spine laid down. Corner tips reinforced un-necessarily with glue. Upper corner bumped affecting textblock. Boards. Benzenberg was the co-discoverer (with Brandes) of the upper-atmospheric (nontropospheric) location of meteors. In 1844 he built a private observatory at Bilk, which he donated to the city of Dusseldorf with a grant to pay for the salary of a resident astronomer. Benzenberg and Brandes worked closely together on meteor research. Die Sternschnuppen was his "up to date monograph, largely chronological, of the first four decades of meteor research. It was evidently intended as an homage to his deceased associate of 1798, H. W. Brandes." Benzenberg published an earlier meteor title: "Die Sternschnuppen sind Steine aus den Mondvulkanen" in 1834 which attempted to explain his theory that meteors came from Volcanos on the Moon. Provenance: Astronomer Sir John F. W. Herschel's copy with the Collingwood library stamp on the title page and small ownership signature of Dr. Sydney Ross's sticker on the front pastedown. Includes a few marginal notes by J.F.W.H. (Herschel Library #308) Hockey, Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers; Dr. Sydney Ross, Catalogue of the Herschel Library.

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        The Complete Family Bible Containing the Sacred Text of the Old and New Testaments with the Apocyrpha At Large Illustrated with Maps and Plates - with John Brown's Concordance [Revised and Corrected]

      Concord, N. H. , Roby, Kimball, And Merrill, 1839, Hardback, 1st Ediition in this formScattered marginal foxing. An exceptional copy in the original gilt-bordered, [full] aniline calf; professionally and very sympathetically re-spined with raised bands, gilt-cross bands and titling. Scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 768 pages; Subjects: Bible & Concordances, English--American Revised. Bible--Versions--United States.

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        Volo dell' Aeronauta Francesco Orlandi eseguito nei pubblici Giardini di Bologna l' anno 1839

      Volo dell' Aeronauta Francesco Orlandi eseguito nei pubblici Giardini di Bologna l' anno 1839. METENNI, G. Bellissima grande veduta in litografia dell' ascensione aerostatica avvenuta davanti a una folla di spettatori in un paesaggio agreste. Molto interessante, decorativa e rara. (cm. 42,5 x 37) escluso il margine bianco. Boffito, Biblioteca aeronautica italiana, I, p. 324 e fig. 47.

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        The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

      London: Chapman & Hall 1839 - Illustrated by Hablot Knight Browne ("Phiz"). First edition, first issue, bound from the publisher's parts, with all of the earliest issue points called for by Smith and Hatton & Cleaver. Publisher's first state olive green cloth, with boards and spine ruled in blind, spine lettered in gilt. About near fine, with some light wear to the extremities, faint vertical crease and a hint of dimming to the spine, discreet minor repair to the spine head, replaced endpapers, spine very lightly starting inside the front cover, a few faint hints of scattered spotting, otherwise bright and clean pages, plates lacking much of the usual toning. Overall, an attractive and presentable copy. Smith I, 5. Housed in a custom dark green folding box, with a black morocco title label lettered in gilt to the spine. Like its predecessor Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby is a novel set in Victorian England that features a male youth as the protagonist and puts a human face on the social depravation of the British underclass. After losing his father, Nicholas is sent to a boy's school where he witnesses and attempts to prevent the mistreatment of the orphan students by their tyrannical adult wardens. Before its book publication on October 23, 1839, Nicholas Nickleby was issued in twenty parts, published serially in nineteen monthly installments from April 1839 - October 1839. This first edition in book form was bound from the publisher's parts with the stab holes from the original wrappers present and all the points called for by Smith, meaning that it is one of the earlier issues of the first edition. Furthermore, this copy was bound from the earliest states of the publisher's parts, for, as Hatton and Cleaver note, "There are two distinguishing features only, which point out early printings from later issues:" the substitution of "visiter" for "sister" on page 123 and "latter" instead of "letter" on page 160; both of these errors were corrected while Nicholas Nickleby was issued in parts, causing Smith to cite the point on page 123 as "in some copies" only and omit the point on page 160 entirely. This copy has both "visiter" and "latter," deeming it a scarce first edition bound from the first state of the publisher's parts. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Life and Adventures of Michael Armstrong The Factory Boy, Serial, Parts 1 to 7

      London: Henry Colburn, 1839. Volumes 1 to 7 only in a dedicated box. Good condition, Volume 4 lacks wrappers, 6 & 7 have previous owner's name on cover.  Written by Anthony Trollope's Mother. Among the first industrial novels published in Britain, Trollope's maternal feminism is focused on the plight of child labourers.

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        Heads From Nicholas Nickleby

      London: Robert Tyas, [1839]. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. illustrated salmon wrappers in custom brown cloth clamshell box. Very good/No Dust Jacket. 22.5 x 14 cm. 6 original parts. 24 portrait plates after drawings from Miss La Creevy. Numbers 3, 5, 6 unopened, with all advertisements preserved. Images of all the Nicklebys, Sir Mullberry Hawk, Newman Noggs, Wackford Squeers, John Browdie, Mr. Mantalini, et al. Scattered internal toning, a few plate edges darkened, original spine threads intact, covers of parts 1 & 2 faded to tan.

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        Map of the Counties of Orange and Rockland (New York)

      1839 - This beautifully-colored 1839 map of Orange and Rockland Counties, New York by David H. Burr was published by the Surveyor General pursuant to an act of the Legislature. It shows the Hudson River from Hamburgh to Tappan. Each township is colored differently.

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        Handbuch für k. k. österreichische Artillerie-Offiziere Mit 10 Kupfertafeln. Zweite vermehrte Auflage. Vollständig

      Wien: Fr. Beck sche Universitäts-Buchhandlung 1839 - OPBd.der Zeit, XVI, [1], 626 S., litographiertes Frontispiz; Anhang mit 10 gefalt. Kupfern, kl. 8°. Exemplar etwas berieben und bestoßen; Kanten u. Ecken beschabt; Pappbezug etwas abgegriffen, Bindung wenig gelockert. Vorderdecke mit 2 Besitzerschildchen versehen; ExLibris/Besitzerschildchen auf Vorsatzplaz eingeklebt. Mehrfach gestempelt im Text; verso auch auf Tafeln. Frontispiz etwas fleckig; Seiten u. Tafeln stellenweise wenig gebräunt, bzw. minimal stockfleckig u. eselohrig. Insgesamt in gutem Zustand. Sehr selten. Gut erhalten. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        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 (75 x 95 cm.) folded to 25 cm. and tipped into printed wrappers. Untrimmed. Soiling and several small tears and chips on the wrappers, rear wrap discolored, possibly from the glue used to tipped the chart onto it. Scarce. OCLC locates six copies. .

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        Die Burgvesten und Ritterschlösser Oesterreichs - der österreichischen Monarchie - 12 Teile in 4 Bänden. Nebst der topographisch-pittoresken Schilderung ihrer Umgebungen, der Familienkunde ihrer ehemaligen und jetzigen Besitzer, der Lebensweise und Charakteristik des Ritterthums und den Geschichten und Sagen der österreichischen Vorzeit.

      Wien, Lechner, 1839 - 1840.. 2. Auflage VI, 214, 215, 215, 215, 216, 167, 166, 166, 168, 178, 165, 192 Seiten 8°, Halbleinen. Goldprägung am Buchrücken, mit 10 Kupferstichen, Papier altersbedingt gedunkelt, sonst alle vier Bücher guter Zustand

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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

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        Verldsomseglaren, eller sammandrag af de upptacktsresor

      Stockholm: Ecksteinska Boktryckeriet, 1836-, 1839. Eight volumes bound in seven, duodecimo; a very attractive set in contemporary patterned wrappers, slightly rubbed, with hand-lettered papered spine labels. Swedish edition of a voyage classic. Rare Swedish edition of Dumont d'Urville's historical account of voyages around the world from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries, from Magellan, Tasman and Dampier to Cook, La Pérouse and Flinders. Written in the form of an idealised world voyage, the details of places on the voyage are drawn from virtually all the major explorers, from Magellan to Laplace and including even the inland explorers. Although the publication uses the very commercial name of the voyaging hero Dumont d'Urville, it seems to have been a classic piece of nineteenth-century ghost writing. It was a very successful publication and went through numerous editions and translations.Despite the long section devoted to Australia (Vol. VI, pp. 848-1049), this edition was not recorded by Ferguson (who does note French, German and Russian editions); nor is it recorded by Sabin, who does list a number of other versions (see 21211-21215). The French original was first published in 1834.This Swedish version appeared over three years and a long list of subscribers to the work appears in the first volume.

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        The Rhine, Legends, Traditions, History, From Cologne To Mainz.

      London: F.C.Westley, & J.Madden & Co., 1839. - 2 Volumes. 8vo. pp. xii, [iii]-x, [11]-511; viii, 468. with half-titles. 14 plates (incl. additional tinted titles) designed & drawn on zinc by Augustus Butler. numerous text illus. A pretty set in later half morocco, gilt backs (several plates browned). First Edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        VOCABOLARIO MILANESE-ITALIANO

      Milano, Dall'Imp. Regia Stamperia /Soc. Tipog. Classici Italiani, 1839-1856. In-8, 5 voll, mz. pelle mod. con ang., tagli gialli., tit. su tassello al dorso, pp. L,(2),388; 428; (4),448; (4),556;(4),140 di ?"Giunte e correzioni al vocabolario?";(8) ?"Elenco dei Signori associati?" - Il V vol., di "Supplemento", pp. XIX,308,(2), contiene "Nozioni filologiche intorno al dialetto milanese - Saggio d'osservazioni su l'idioma brianzuolo, suddialetto del milanese". "Seconda edizione", la migliore e di gran lunga la più ampia, di questa classica opera del Cherubini. Cfr. Predari,377 - Cat. Hoepli,122 - Cat. Binda,307. Timbro di apparten. all?'occhietto; il V vol. con alone sulle prime 3 cc., altrim. esempl. molto ben conservato.

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        Winter Studies and Summer Rambles in Canada

      New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1839. Two volumes in dark green embossed cloth gilt lettered on spine. 341 pp and 339 pp. First American edition (the true first the Uk editon of 1838). Jameson, a successful writer already, came to Canada for only one reason, to get a financial settlement from her estranged husband, Robert Jameson, vice chancellor of Upper Canada. She stayed one year only and this book is the result. Upper Canada she said was "unhappy and mismanged" and Toronto "a little ill-built town on low ground at the bottom of a frozen bay with one very ugly church (St James) and some government offices (Parliament Buildings) in the most tasteless vulgar style imaginable" Ink name on endpapers. Minor edgewear..Head and heel of the spines have some expert almost invisible repairs but otherwise this is a truly fine set. Uncommon.. 1st Us Edition. Cloth. Near Fine. Small Octavo.

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        The Iniquities of the Opium Trade with China; being a development of the main causes which exclude the merchants of Great Britain from the advantages of an unrestricted commercial intercourse with that vast empire

      London: William Allen an Co, 1839. Octavo, [xii], 178 pp. original cloth (expertly rebacked retaining backstrip); with the publisher's advertisment leaf bound in, a good copy. Chinese opium edicts translated for an English audience. Pointed essay of the injustice of the opium trade by Algernon Thelwall, son of the English orator and political reformer John Thelwall.A minister of the Church of England, Algernon Thelwall beleived in expanding the role of the church in social reform within Britain and abroad. An outspoken critic of British policy in China, his book was published at a critical period after Commissioner Lin had ordered the destruction of opium stockpiled in the British factories at Canton and imprisoned the British Commissioner Captain Elliot for violation of Chinese law.Interestingly, this book prints both English and Chinese documents relating to the trade, including a good excerpt by the the British missionary Walter Medhurst Medhurst. Chinese state edicts and memorials are likewise translated and provided to reinforce Thewall's position on the trade.

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        A Map of England & Wales Divided Into Counties Parliamentary Divisions & Dioceses Shewing The Principal Roads Railways Rivers & Canals and The Seats of the Nobility and Gentry with the Distance of Each Town from the General Post Office, London

      London: S Lewis & Co. Cover rubbed. Maps in G+ condition. Some slight staining on margins of the SE division with no impact on map. 1839. [First Edition]. Leather/gilt covers containing linen backed folding maps. 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). 4 divisions. Hand coloured Map divided into 4 separate divisions. The NW division contains a view of the General Post Office, London, drawn by T. Allom. '... Reduced from the Survey Made Under the Honorable Board of Ordnance to a Scale of Five Miles to an Inch and Corrected to the Present Time.' The linen backed hand coloured folding Map comprises 4 separate divisions- NE, NW, SE, SW. each of which measures 96mm x 90mm. Each map has 35 compartments. .

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        The History and Antiquities of Somersetshire; being a General and Parochial Survey of that Interesting County. Two volumes.

      J. B. Nichols and Son, London, 1839 - First edition. Hardback. Half leather and boards rather worn, considerably frayed and splitting at extremities, otherwise very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Demon of Sicily (Leather Bound)

      W. Dugdale. Very Good; ***SALE. The price of this item has been temporarily reduced by . 40%. Sale price ends soon!***. 1839. Hardcover. 1839 edition. Three quarter brown leather bound cover (rebound in 20th century binding) with marbled paper covered boards is in very good+ condition. Boards and spine are straight. Binding is tight. Pages clean with mild age toning. 17 Illustrations. ; 0.87 x 8.43 x 5.43 Inches; 332 pages .

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        Genealogisches Taschenbuch der deutschen gr?flichen H?user. 1839 - 1910 (60 Volumes)

      Justus Perthes, 1839, Soft Cover, Book Condition: Good Condition, First EditionIncluded are the almanac from the years: 1839 to 1845, 1847, 1848, 1849, 1851 to 1893, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1906, 1910. Some covers are damaged or detached from the text block, however inside pages of most of the almanac are in good condition. Photos available upon request. 14 kg, Livre

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        Abhandlung über Perkussion und Auskultation.

      - Wien, bei J.G.Ritter von Mösle's Witwe & Braumüller, 1839, 8°, XVIII, 271, (1) pp., Halbledereinband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung; N.a.Tit; mit neunzeiliger eigenhändiger Widmung des Verfassers. "Skoda put physical signs on a scientific basis and created cardiology as a specialty" Bedford - Widmungsexemplar der Ersten Ausgabe! - "Dem Hochwohlgeborenen/ edlen Herrn/ Joghann Christian Schiffner, k.k. us.w. ./ Direktor des k.k. allgemeinen/ Krankenhauses etc etc etc///voller Zeichen der größten/ Wertschätzung, der Verfasser." - - Im Jahre 1839 war die gesetzmäßige Dienstzeit Skodas als Sekundararzt im Allgemeinen Krankenhause abgelaufen. Er stand vor der Notwendigkeit, eine Existenz zu begründen. Gesuche um Distriktsarztensstellen in Oberhollabrunn und Waidhofen a. d. Thaya, sowie um ein Kreisphysikat in Mähren waren abschlägig beschieden worden. So mußte er zufrieden sein, daß er den Posten eines Armenarztes in der Wiener Vorstadt St. Ulrich erhielt. - Skoda bezog eine kleine Wohnung innerhalb seines Rayons in der Burggasse und widmete sich neben seinen Amtsgeschäften weiteren Studien auf seiner früheren Abteilung im Krankenhause, wozu ihm sowohl sein Primararzt Ratter als auch die Krankenhausdirektion (Schiffner *) Erlaubnis gegeben hatten. Nur die große Anspruchslosigkeit Skodas machte es ihm möglich, mit der kärglichen Besoldung seinen wissenschaftlichen Arbeiten zu leben, ohne in der Privatpraxis und der alltäglichen Erwerbstätigkeit seine Kräfte aufzubrauchen. - Hauptsächlich aber verwendete er die Muße, die ihm durch den Austritt aus dem Allgemeinen Krankenhause zuteil geworden war, zur Vollendung seiner berühmten "Abhandlung über Perkussion und Auskultation". - Im Jahre 1839 erschien bei J.G.Ritter von Mösles Witwe und Braumüller, auf Löschpapier gedruckt, die eben genannte Monographie Skodas, in welcher er die gesamten Ergebnisse seiner Untersuchungen in systematischer Form vortrug. Der Kliniker Wunderlich nennt es 1856 "ein Buch, dessen gleichen an Klassizität die deutsche medizinische Literatur schon lange nicht mehr gesehen hatte". Alles bisher Bestandene war darin schöpferisch aufgenommen und neu verwertet, in schmuckloser, knapper Form, mit strengster Objektivität dargestellt. - Es ist nicht unsere Aufgabe, eine Analyse des ganzen Werkes zu geben, wir wollen nur einige Hauptpunkte hervorheben. Der eine ist die Schaffung einer auf physikalische Grundlagen gestellten Einteilung der Schallerscheinungen an Stelle der spezifischen Schälle für einzelne Organe und einzelne Krankheiten. Wie es Skoda schon früher für die Perkussionserscheinungen getan hatte, war hier dieses Prinzip auch für die Auskultation durchgeführt. - "Laennec und seine Schüler waren bestrebt gewesen, mit Hilfe des Beklopfens und Behorchens der Wände des Körpers Zeichen aufzufinden, die ohne weiteres bestimmte Krankheiten kenntlich machen sollten, wie etwa das Zirpen die Grille, oder der Wachtelschlag die Wachtel anzeigt. Das Tuberkelknacken sollte die Tuberkeln der Lunge verraten, das Knisterrasseln den Beginn oder die Lösung der Lungenentzündung, das Reibegeräusch die Entzündung von Brust-oder Herzfell." (Kussmaul). Dem entsprach eine reiche, aber unklare und subjektiv gefärbte Terminologie, die schon Laennecs nächste Umgebung, z. B. Andral, nicht befriedigte. Skoda zeigte, daß die veränderten Schallerscheinungen nichts anderes erweisen, als ein verändertes physikalisches Verhalten der Organe, von denen sie ausgehen. Welchen Krankheiten dieses physikalische Verhalten entspricht, das ist Aufgabe einer besonderen Überlegung, die nur auf Grund pathologisch-anatomischer Kenntnisse geschehen kann. Damit war mit dem Prinzip der "pathognomonischen". das heißt, für einzelne Krankheiten charakteristischen, Zeichen gebrochen und ein neues diagnostisches Prinzip gegeben, das zu einer völligen Umgestaltung der Diagnostik führte. - Es tut der Bedeutung Skodas keinen Abbruch, wenn man darauf hinweist, daß diese Auffassung der Schallerscheinungen . [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. ORTHOPTÈRES.

      Paris, Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, 1839. Royal-8vo (205 x 130mm). pp. xviii, 776, (2), 4, with 14 engraved plates of which 13 finely handcoloured. Contemporary half calf, richly gilt ornamented spine in 6 compartments. Published as part of "Suite à Buffon". The last plate, a plate of detail, is never coloured. Coloured copies are rare.//Horn & Schenkling 20185.

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        Gefäßchirurgie - 24 Tafeln mit 121 Abbildungen nach Zeichnungen von N.H.Jacob.

      . Bourgery, 6/18-21,30-48,33bis. - Medecine Operatoire par J.M. Bourgery. - Paris, C.A.Delaunay, Editeur, 1839, 24 handcolorierte lith. Foliotafel 42 x 31 cm und 24 Blätter Tafelerklärungen.. Enhält die "Compression des Arteres; Compression des Arteres du Membre Thoracique; Compression des Arteres du Membre Abdominal; Saignee des Veins Jugulaire et Cephallique; Aneurismes de l'Artere Axillaire; Operations qui se Pratiquent sur les Vaisseaux Sanguins; Divers cas d'Aneurismes; Resultat de la Ligature des Troncs Arteriels Principaux; Instrumens propres a Operer sur les Vaisseaux Sanguins; Temps Generaux de la Ligature des Arteres; Ligature des Arteres Tibiale Posterieure et Peroniere; Ligature des Arteres Tibiale Anterieure et Pedieuse; Ligature de l'Artere Poplitee; Ligatures des Arteres Cubitale, Radiale, et Humerale; Ligatures de l'Artere Femorale; Ligature des Arteres Cubitale, Radiale, et Humerale; Ligature des Arteres Sous-Claviere et Axillaire; Ligature des Arteres Humerale, Sous-Claviere et Carotide; Ligature des Arteres Carotide externe. Linguale Occipitale et Temporale; Ligature du Tronc Branchio-Cephalique; Ligature des Arteres Carotide Sous-Claviere et Axillaire; Ligature des Arteres Femorale et Iliaque Externe; Ligature des Arteres Iliaque Primitive, Externe et Interne.

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        The Life of John Hunter, F.R.S.

      Haswell, Barrington, and Haswell 1839 - Philadelphia, Haswell, Barrington, & Haswell, 1839. 8vo. 2 volumes bound as one. Quarter bound in contemporary calf-skin leather. Corners bound. Gilt lettering and borders along spine. Marbled boards. Tight binding and solid boards. Minor shelf wear. Rubbing to boards. Slight cracking to spine. Clean, unmarked pages with slight toning to edges. 6 plates at rear.John Hunter FRS was a Scottish surgeon regarded as one of the most distinguished scientists and surgeons of his day. He was an early advocate of careful observation and scientific method in medicine. The Hunterian Society of London was named in his honour.A well-preserved volume detailing the life and prestigious career of Hunter. Ships daily. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Extraction des Dents. 3 Tafeln mit 42 Abbildungen nach Zeichnungen von N.H.Jacob.

      . Bourgery, 6/24,25,26. - Medecine Operatoire par J.M. Bourgery. - Paris, C.A.Delaunay, Editeur, 1839, 3 handcolorierte lith. Foliotafel 42 x 31 cm und 1 Blatt Tafelerklärungen..

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        NOTICIA HISTÓRICA DEL ORIGEN DE LOS NOMBRES DE LAS CALLES DE ESTA M.N.M.L.Y.M.H. CIUDAD DE SEVILLA.

      - En cuyas noticias se reúnen las de las fundaciones de iglesias parroquiales, conventos, obras pías, casas más conocidas de títulos y Mayorazgos: la de los monumentos de antigüedad y bellas artes que en ellas se encuentran, la de los sucesos más memorables acaecidos en las mismas, con otras noticias curiosas. # Sevilla. Imp. José Morales. 1839. 1ª edic. 20x15 cm. XI + 626 págs. holandesa piel. Cortes tintados. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        EVERY MAN HIS OWN BUTLER.

      London, Whittaker and Co., 1839.FIRST EDITION 1839, 12mo, approximately 170 x 105 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, vignette on title page, pages: xvi, 200, in original publisher's fine ribbed brown cloth, blind ruled border to covers, gilt vignette and title to centre of upper cover, spine plain, pale yellow endpapers. Binding repaired, worn and discoloured, head and tail of spine worn with slight loss of cloth, hinges rubbed and partly split, 2 small dark stains to upper cover, corners slightly bumped, neat name and "Rifle Brigade" on front pastedown, armorial bookplate of Charles Wintle on front endpaper, small light crease to top corner of title page, a couple of pale fox spots on the same, small pale stain to 1 lower corner, a few tiny margin ink marks on the list of Wine Sayings of my Uncle, pages 191 - 195, otherwise contents clean. A good copy only. The book covers: Buying Wine; Portuguese, Spanish and Hungarian; German; French; South African; Choice of a Cellar; Wine Making; Brandy; Adulteration and Measures; Consumption. Gabler, Wine into Words, page 221, G33920. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        HYPERION, A ROMANCE. By the Author of "Outre- Mer."

      New York: Published by Samuel Colman, 1839.. Two volumes. [6],[3]-213;[6],[5]-226pp. Octavo. Original tan paper boards, printed spine labels, brown endsheets, edges untrimmed. The Barton Currie set, with his gilt leather bookplate in each volume (offset a bit to the front free endsheets). Scattered foxing, boards and labels a bit rubbed and lightly soiled, spine ends a bit worn, but a very good set. Half morocco slipcase and chemises. First edition, BAL's setting A of the title leaves in both volumes. BAL suggests that copies with white endsheets are the earliest, based on dated inscriptions. BAL 12064. WRIGHT I:1707.

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        VOICES OF THE NIGHT

      Cambridge: John Owen, 1839. First Edition. Hardcover. Occasional soiling to text. Near Fine copy in an attractive binding. Bound in modern 3/4 chocolate brown morocco leather with gilt-ruled spine retaining the half title but not the original endpapers. BAL 12065. Second state with altered textual readings of pages (v), 18, and 78 but original reading of page 23. Longfellow's first book of poems, preceded by some translations and a book of sketches.

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        Canada and South Australia. A commentary on that part of the Earl of Durham's report which relates to the disposal of waste lands and emigration. In three papers, delivered at the South Australian rooms, No. 5 Adam Street, Strand

      London: A. Gole & Co, 1839. Octavo, 96 pp., some browning, good copy in recent quarter green roan with gilt lettering. Dedicated to Edward Gibbon Wakefield. An essay on the sale of uncleared and wild lands in the British colonies, an important and then controversial issue with implications for the financial management of the colonies. Here the sale price of land in South Australia is compared with precedent experiences in Canada.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Voices of the Night -- INSCRIBED

      Cambridge, MA: John Owen, 1839 - Inscribed by the author "Mrs. Charles Amory, from the author, with his regards and best wishes, December 25, 1839." The first edition of the author's first book of poems, printed in an edition of only 900 copies. BAL 12065. Longfellow met Amory (1808-1898) in 1829, when both were students at Gottingen. They renewed the acquaintance in 1836 when both found themselves at Harvard, where Longfellow had been appointed as a professor and Amory was studying medicine. In his journal for 1838, the poet referred to his friend as "my usual resource" for dinner. With three other companions, including the future senator Charles Sumner, the two formed a small circle known as "The Five of Clubs." In 1841, Longfellow would allude to Amory and two other friends with the same surname in his poem "To the River Charles": "thy name reminds me / Of three friends, all true and tried, / And that name, like magic binds me / Closer, closer to thy side." His wife, Martha Babcock Greene Amory (1812-1880) was the granddaughter of John Singleton Copley, and his first biographer. She married Amory in 1832, and chronicled their wedding journey - a grand tour of Europe -- in detailed letters published by D. B. Updike in two volumes in 1922. Small pencil inscription to second blank: "Morris Carter from S.G.D." S.G.D. is Susan Greene Dexter (1840-1903), the Amory's daughter. Carter (1877-1965), who wrote a biography of Isabella Stewart Gardner, was the first director of the Museum she founded, serving from 1924 until his retirement in 1955. An exceptional association copy with an impeccable provenance linking a number of the first families of Boston. Beautifully bound in full maroon leather decorated in gold. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Viscount Melbourne

      London: Hodgson & Graves, 1839. Mezzotint measuring 305 x 230 mm. (plate size), fine. A beautifully executed mezzotint portrait of William Lamb, second Viscount Melbourne, after whom the capital city of Victoria was named in 1837. Although printed in 1839, at the height of Melbourne's career and while he was serving as Prime Minister of Great Britain, the mezzotint is based on a youthful portrait of the great statesman by Sir Thomas Lawrence R.A.The city of Melbourne grew from humble beginnings, when John Batman explored the Port Phillip Bay area against the express wishes of Sir Richard Bourke, Governor of New South Wales. Within two years Bourke was forced to acknowledge the rapidly growing settlement which he named in honour of Viscount Melbourne in 1837. In doing so Bourke replaced a variety of names for the fledgling settlement including Bearbrass, Bearport, Glenelg and Batmania (so called after John Batman). Largely due to the gold-rushes of the mid nineteenth-century Melbourne became one of the most prosperous and fast growing cities of the British Empire.

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        The Stranger's Guide to the Roman Antiquities of the City of Treves. [present-day Trier]. PLUS: ALs: letters from Wyttenbach tipped in To which are added, plates from unpublished drawings, and other illustrations.

      London:: John W. Parker,, 1839.. First English edition.. Hardcover. Very Good+. viii, 143, (i), +16 adverts. With 10 plates, and a number of vignettes in the text. Tipped in at the front are two items of correspondence (in German) from Wyttenbach to the antiquarian James Yates: An 1837 note, thanking him for his learned works; and an 1839 letter, barely legible, with Yates' interlinear transcription (which I struggle to interpret). Both are accompanied by part of the envelopes addressed to Yates in which they came, the second still bearing its seal. At page 60, are also tipped in two illustrations which echo the type of arch illustrated in the facing plate and vignette: one, a loose sketch in brown ink, and the other a finely-done ink drawing(?) - apparently taken from the view in the vignette. Besides these, there is a note in Yates' hand at the foot of p.58, and a reference to another work on Trier on the first blank leaf. Contents very clean. 22.5x14cms, with the original yellow endpapers, in the original binding of green cloth, ruled and decorated in blind, spine titled in gilt. Gilt a little dulled, spine caps refurbished. A clean, firm and very nice association copy.

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