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        The Gospel According to Saint Luke Seneca Tongue - 1839

      - Isaiah translated, apparently, by W. Hess, under the supervision of W. Case, of the M.E. Mission in Canada. An edition of 1,000 copes. Before his death in 1843 W. Hess completed a translation of the Pentateuch and the Psalter, but no further editions seem to have been published. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Robson’s Royal Court Guide and Peerage for 1839; Commercial Directory of London and the Eastern Counties, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire, Norfolk, Suffolk

      William Robson & Company, London 1839 - Contains 669 pages + 4 foldout maps + 44 pages of Ads rear (the few missing pages not included). Original full leather binding with gilt embossed "Robson’s Directory. Royal Court Guide and Peerage" around the Royal coat-of-arms. Well rubbed/worn with detached front cover. Original paper label to spine "Robson’s Directory 1839. Royal Court Guide and Directory of Beds, Bucks, Cambridge, Hunts, Norfk & Suffk Vol II" Contents fair, most pages good, clean & tight, some edge tears, some loss, some corner folds, with owners names, page vi detached with edge tears. Starts at page iii, the start of Index of streets of London, Contains Index of streets of London, Index of who lived/resided at most houses on the streets in London (inc. people, Banks, shops etc.) list of Peers, Government officials, army agents, banks ect. and their address’s. to page 248. Fold out map Bedfordshire (quarter bottom left missing). Page 1 to 34, Fold out map Buckinghamshire complete with tear. Page 1 to 62, Fold out map Cambridgeshire complete with tears. Page 1 to 64, Fold out map Huntingdonshire complete with tears. Page 1 to 30, Fold out map Norfolk (only top coastal area, lacks rest, about 75% ). Page 1 to 166, page 62 badly torn, lacks pages131-134 Thetford. Lacks map of Suffolk, Page 1 to 102. Then adverts Page 1 to 16 (lacks advert pages 17 to 26) pages 27 to 40, then miss-numbered page 37 (not same as other pages 37-40) to 52. A few ink changes in Norfolk section. Lacks front/rear endpapers. Although not 100% complete is a very rare item, have seen similar ones listed in Institutions on the net, could not find another of any date with the all the same contents/counties. At time of listing could not find any Robson’s Royal Court Guides for sale. If it had the Thetford section in, we would not be selling it. WorldCat only list similar for 1838 & 1842, does not list any for 1839 or any with Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire, Norfolk & Suffolk. So each year you could purchase the London section and maybe you could purchase any other counties to bound/make your own possibly unique copy. Size: 13.5 x 25cm.approx [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SKETCHES IN FRANCE, SWITZERLAND and ITALY

      London, Charles Hullmandel for Hodgson and Graves, no date, (1839).. (1839), folio, approximately 560 x 380 mm, 22 x 15 inches, 26 tinted plates (one tint) including lithographed title page, all with paper guards, printed by Hullmandel after Prout, no text (as published) except for 4 pages of adverts at end, original publisher's quarter brown morocco spine, dark blue moire linen boards, gilt title to spine, gilt title to upper cover, gilt vertical dividing rule between boards and spine, yellow endpapers. Rubbing to spine, slight wear to head and tail of spine, corners slightly worn with boards just showing, pale stain to top margins of all plates just touching the top corner of 3 plates and title, hardly affecting the image, lithograph dedication page with list of plates on verso, some foxing to margins of a few plates, first free endpaper has small closed tear repaired with document repair tape, gutters beginning to split, plates still holding but could work loose, otherwise a good copy. See J. R. Abbey, Travel in Aquatint and Lithography, Volume 1, page 41, No. 34 for an identical copy. The plates are of: Porte of St Martins Tour; Chartres; Strasbourg; La Halle au Ble Tours; St Symphorien, Tours; Amboise; Geneva; Lausanne; Sion; Milan; Mausolee de Mastin II famille de L'Escaile; Bridge of Sighs, Venice; St Mark's Venice; Temple of Pallas, Rome; Lyon; Geneva; Domo d'Ossola; Piazzeta Venice; S. M. della Salute, Venice; Ducal Palace, Venice; Venice, The Rialto; Como; Milan; Basle; the Forum, Rome; Schaffhausen. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Populäre Darstellung des Dampfwagens für Jedermann; vorzüglich für Reisende auf Eisenbahnen.

      Wien, gedruckt am Strozzengrund, 1839.. Kl.-8°. Mit 8 Abbildungen auf 2 mehrf. gef., lith. Tafeln. 45 SS., 1 Bl. Mod. Pp. mit beigeb. OUmschlägen (die Umschläge etw. angestaubt).. Neuner 474.- Erste Ausgabe, komplett mit den 2 Tafeln selten.- "In dieser frühen, gemeinverständlichen Schrift beschreibt der Autor die Lokomotivkonstruktion an Hand der von Norris für die Wien-Raaber Eisenbahn-Gesellschaft gelieferten Lokomotive 'Philadelphia', die im Unterschied zu den europäischen Konstruktionen, ein vorauslaufendes Drehgestell hatte" (Neuner).- Etwas stockfleckig, Umschlag, Titel u. Falz mit geklebten Einrissen.

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        Rapport presente au conseil general ... au nom de la commission des Alienes

      Evreux, 1839. First Edition. Contemp. half leather. Good copy; spotting throughout. 8vo., There are four fldg. litho. plates of asylums. An important insight into provincial concerns of public health in France. The work offered here is a commission report to the provincial gov't. of the county in where Evreux is located. The commission was charged with the responsibility of examining the plans and proposals for the erection of an asylum. There are a number of statistical indices and appendices. The commission examined construction designs in France and the UK.

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        Ueber die Enstehung, das Alter, und die früheste Geschichte der Städte Berlin und Kölln. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der Germanisirung slavischer Gegenden.

      Berlin, Lüderitz, 1839.. XII, 361 SS., 1 Bl. mit 1 mehrf. gefalt. grenzkolorierten Stst.-Karte und 3 (v. 5) gestochenen Plänen (1 mehrf.gefal.); 8°, neuere Bibl.- HLwd. m. Rsch. (handgeschr.).. Erste Ausgabe. - Bln.- Bibl., S. 92 (C 432). - Die große Karte zeigt das Havel- und Spreeland, die Pläne der Jahre 1000, 1100 und 1250-1270 (30x35cm) zeigen die Stadtentwicklung von Berlin. Hier nicht beigebunden die Pläne von 1120 und 1140. - Vorderer Deckel innen gestempelt. Auf den Plänen und im Text einige handschriftliche Anmerkungen und Anstreichungen, sonst fast fleckenfreies und schönes Exemplar. - Selten!

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        The Romance of Nature; or, the Flower-Seasons Illustrated

      London, 1839. Octavo, with handcoloured engraved title-page and 26 plates, after original drawings from nature by the author, original hand-colouring; a fine copy in original publisher's hard-grain green morocco, decorated in blind and gilt, complex floral design in gilt on covers, gilt edges. London, Charles Tilt, 1839. Third edition of the second work by this remarkable woman (first published in 1836 with a second edition in 1838). The third edition appeared in 1839, soon after her marriage, and shortly before her departure for Australia. Contains both her verse and prose, as well as handcoloured plates from her drawings. The theme of the book, dedicated to Wordsworth, is the re-telling of ancient legends associated with flowers. As well as her interest in drawing and writing, Louisa Anne Twamley was actively involved in the Chartist movement, an interest which continued throughout her life. Henry Parkes admired her political writing when he was an active member of the Chartist movement in Birmingham, and in 1882 told her how he had read and appreciated her articles, and also wrote to her when he heard she intended visiting Sydney. Ferguson (2146a) knew a single copy of the first edition, in the British Museum.

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        Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia

      London: T. & W. Boone, 1839. Two volumes, octavo, with a total of 51 lithographic plates including six colour chromolithographic and three folding plates, the large folding map repaired on the far left from an earlier tear, scattered foxing to some plates as common, one leaf torn at fore-edge with no loss of text; very good and attractive in the original publisher's blocked green cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Mitchell's early expeditions. Second revised edition of Mitchell's classic account of his three expeditions along the river systems of south-eastern Australia, strikingly illustrated with lithographic plates taken from original field sketches by the author. Between 1831-1836 Mitchell undertook three expeditions to determine the course of several large rivers in southern mainland Australia, including the Gwydir and Darling, accompanied by fellow surveyors, skilled convicts and Aboriginal guides. The expeditions were motivated by the government's need to map, and therefore own, land before it was occupied by squatters who were taking prime grazing land at an alarming rate. Furthermore, much past survey work had been inaccurate and disputes between landowners prompted calls for a general survey of New South Wales. Three Expeditions into the Interior is a remarkable book, combining detailed scientific observation with rich descriptions of landscapes and Aboriginal tribes. Its ethnographic value is considerable, providing detailed descriptions of first contacts and of Aboriginal social organization, hunting and languages. Some tribes were very hostile and Mitchell writes that he feared for his life on several occasions; nonetheless he remained a sympathetic and careful observer of Aboriginal life while praising the knowledge and endurance of those who helped the expedition.

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        SKETCHES IN FRANCE, SWITZERLAND and ITALY.

      London, Charles Hullmandel for Hodgson and Graves, no date, (1839).(1839), folio, approximately 560 x 380 mm, 22 x 15 inches, 26 tinted plates (one tint) including lithographed title page, all with paper guards, printed by Hullmandel after Prout, no text (as published) except for 4 pages of adverts at end, original publisher's quarter brown morocco spine, dark blue moire linen boards, gilt title to spine, gilt title to upper cover, gilt vertical dividing rule between boards and spine, yellow endpapers. Rubbing to spine, slight wear to head and tail of spine, corners slightly worn with boards just showing, pale stain to top margins of all plates just touching the top corner of 3 plates and title, hardly affecting the image, lithograph dedication page with list of plates on verso, some foxing to margins of a few plates, first free endpaper has small closed tear repaired with document repair tape, gutters beginning to split, plates still holding but could work loose, otherwise a good copy. See J. R. Abbey, Travel in Aquatint and Lithography, Volume 1, page 41, No. 34 for an identical copy. The plates are of: Porte of St Martins Tour; Chartres; Strasbourg; La Halle au Ble Tours; St Symphorien, Tours; Amboise; Geneva; Lausanne; Sion; Milan; Mausolee de Mastin II famille de L'Escaile; Bridge of Sighs, Venice; St Mark's Venice; Temple of Pallas, Rome; Lyon; Geneva; Domo d'Ossola; Piazzeta Venice; S. M. della Salute, Venice; Ducal Palace, Venice; Venice, The Rialto; Como; Milan; Basle; the Forum, Rome; Schaffhausen. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Éléments de la philosophie morale et Religieuse Et de la Philosophie des passions, ou Dialogues sur la physionomie comparative de l'antiquité et du siècle actuel

      Marius Olive - Maison Libraire, Marseille - Paris 1839 - Relié. Dos lisse recollé, auteur, titre et filets dorés, manque coiffe basse, épidermure. Plats marbrés frottés. Intérieur frais, texte bien conservé. Ouvrage rarissime. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1839 Bible New Testament Webster Version RARE

      - Bound in full leather, this is Noah Webster's version of the Bible printed in 1839. The New Testament in the Common version. With Amendments of the language, by Noah Webster. This is also an ex Library book. This book is very rare. VERY RARE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [SEVENTEEN AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, SIGNED, FROM ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE TO ALEXANDRE-FRANÇOIS AUGUSTE VIVIEN]

      Paris & Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire, Touraine. 1839-1854.. [35]pp. Seventeen autograph letters, signed by Alexis de Tocqueville, on octavo-sized stationery. One letter inscribed on stationery with Ministère des Affaires Etrangères letterhead; two letters postmarked on integral address leaves. In near fine condition. In a half morocco and cloth clamshell case, spine gilt. An important, newly-discovered collection of correspondence from the author of DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA to the French political figure, Auguste Vivien. Alexandre- François Auguste Vivien (1799- 1854) was a prominent magistrate and government minister who served with Tocqueville in the Chamber of Deputies during the July Monarchy, and in the Constituent Assembly during the 1848 Revolution. Like Tocqueville, Vivien wrote extensively on social issues and policy, authoring some of the earliest and most significant 19th-century works on public administration, predating Lorenz von Stein's work on the subject by several years and Woodrow Wilson's by decades. After 1848, both Vivien and Tocqueville found themselves on the wrong side of Louis Napoléon and were forced into retirement following his coup d'état in December 1851. Both spent their last years writing. Vivien died in 1854 and Tocqueville five years later. The present series of letters from Tocqueville to Vivien encompasses what was likely the entire span of their acquaintance, from April 1839, a month after Tocqueville was elected to the Chamber of Deputies (where Vivien had been serving since 1833), to April 1854, two months before Vivien's death. The correspondence begins with Tocqueville's acknowledgement of mutual acquaintances and an invitation to dinner. The second, sent September 1853, discusses Gustave de Beaumont, Tocqueville's friend and travel companion on his famous trip to America in 1831. Beaumont would be elected to the Chamber of Deputies in December of that year, by which time a long- lasting rift had begun between the two over political alliances. In 1840, Tocqueville sends Vivien a copy of the second part of DE LA DÉMOCRATIE EN AMÉRIQUE, which had just been published. At this point Vivien was a government minister in a post roughly equivalent to attorney general. Several undated letters follow, evidently during the early and mid-1840s, and contain invitations to Tocqueville's home and brief discussions of books and articles. The final two undated letters and five letters from 1853 and 1854 find Tocqueville entering into deeper conversations on politics and, ultimately, close personal matters. In the undated letters he comments on the "affaire Lesseps," in which Ferdinand de Lesseps was recalled by the French government from his negotiations with Rome and Holy See in 1849, ending his diplomatic career. In the last portion of his correspondence, composed after his and Vivien's departure from government and the establishment of the Second Empire, Tocqueville frequently expresses his aversion to the new French state, hoping to see it replaced by a non- despotic monarchy. In a letter from Paris dated March 14, 1853, Tocqueville describes his sense of powerlessness and discouragement in his forced retirement, comparing his own situation to that of France: "La France toute entière est pour nous en ce moment, comme une grande prison, où l'oisivetée forcée, l'absence forcée, l'absence d'émotions, de nouvelle, de bruit même, le silence universel abattent l'esprit." On Oct. 18 of that year, he writes that the more respected members of the contemporary French literary world were "very hostile" to the new government, holding that "among men of talent" he hardly knew of anyone but Sainte-Beuve and Mérimée who had dared to "take the livery of the new power." He goes on in the final letters to discuss other prominent figures, including Beaumont, with whom he had reconciled in 1848; his work on L'ANCIÉN RÉGIME ET LA RÉVOLUTION (which would be published in 1856); and his "vie de Bénédictine" at Saint- Cyr-sur-Loire in Touraine, where he stayed from June 1853 to the summer of the following year. The collection presents a remarkable opportunity to explore Tocqueville's personal thoughts on the drastically changing political landscape of France during the course of his own political career, as communicated in an increasingly intimate series of letters to Vivien, a colleague and friend whose final years closely paralleled Tocqueville's own. Any Tocqueville manuscript material is very rare in the market.

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        Mühlenkamp Hamburg., Bleistifzeichnung.

      1839 - Signiert, datiert und mit "Mühlenkamp" bezeichnet 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. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100

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        Ueber die Bewegung der Wellen und über den Bau am Meere und im Meere. . . . Aus dem Französischen übersetzt von C. Wiesenfeld, . . . Mit 10 Kupfertafeln [sic].Vienna, Ludwig Förster's artistische Anstalt, 1839. 8vo. With 10 folding lithographic plates (23×39 to 54 cm) with 75 figures showing diagrams of wave forms and motions, and plans and cross-sections of coasts, man-made barriers, buildings, hydraulic devices, etc. 19-century blue cloth.

      WorldCat (4 copies); cf. Sotheran, Second Suppl. 17951 (French ed.); for Förster, see Thieme-Becker XII, p. 137. First German edition of a detailed account of (ocean) waves. It covers both practical and theoretical aspects, with chapters on the motion of waves and of water within waves, the theory of travelling waves, new developments in wave theory, various phenomena, the influence of the form of the sea floor on waves, the effects of wind and causes of floods, their effects on the coast and the silting of harbours, the theory and practice of sea walls and other constructions, harbour improvement, etc. A good copy, with some minor defects.

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        Voyage Autour Du Monde Entrepris Par Ordre Du Gouvernement Sur La Corvette La Coquille (Two Volumes)

      P. Pourrat freres, 1839. - 8vo. hardcovers. leather spine, marbled boards. Colour plates with tissue guards. pp.540,549. Good solid copies, wear to top of spines, foxing, fold-out map in vol. 1 torn & creased. Text in French.

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        Complete Collection of early Adelaide newspaper 'The Southern Australian' for 1839

      Adelaide: Archibald MacDougall, 1839. Large folio, bound volume of fifty issues in contemporary provincial binding (now worn, front board quite loose); aside from some worming to the bottom blank margin with no loss of text an unusually well preserved collection. Complete 1839 run of an important Australian newspaper. A wonderfully preserved collection of the Southern Australian, Adelaide's second locally printed newspaper. This bound volume comprises the second year of publication, from January 9 to December 26 1839. Founded by Charles Mann and James Hurtle Fisher, the Southern Australian was preceded by the more official South Australian Gazette and Colonial Register. Publication began in 1838 and the paper was released each Wednesday morning (becoming bi-weekly in 1840 until the paper closed in 1844). The Southern Australian was printed by Archibald MacDougall, then acting Government printer whose busy workshop was located in in Rundle Street. Interestingly, Archibald's brother John Campbell MacDougall also emigrated to Australia and established as a well-respected printer in Hobart prior to his untimely decease. This complete annual run of the Southern Australian provides an animated account of the colony of South Australia in its early years. Alongside commercial and legal entries we learn of important developments in South Australian history, breakthrough's in inland exploration (such as a description of Eyre's journey dated 13March) and a good measure of gossip and scandal due to a colonial outpost in its infancy. Of some interest is the special obituary issue dedicated to Colonel William Light dated 9 October. The borders and columns are blocked in heavy black ink as a sign of respect. By contemporary accounts Light was a gregarious man of unusual industry and talent. In early 1836 he was appointed Surveyor General of South Australia and chose the site of Adelaide (while undertaking vast inland surveys with a handful of staff in seemingly unworkable conditions). Although Light died consumptive and penniless he is lauded in the warmest terms in the Southern Australian obituary: 'Colonel Light was a man of the finest feelings, and the most refined sentiments of honour. Hence the ill usage he received had a most injurious effect upon his mind and constitution, and in great measure hastened his death.' Given the ephemeral nature of the medium, to find a complete annual run of any early colonial newspaper is unusual, especially in this state of preservation. In addition to the regular weekly issues this bound collection includes the two supplements or 'second editions' printed on Friday (rather than Wednesday).

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        Auction.

      . Lithographie v. B.u. F. Adam n. Albrecht Adam, 1839, 35,4 x 52,7 ( Blattgr. 48,3 x 59,5 cm ). Vorführen eines Pferdes vor einer großen Anzahl von Auktionsteilnehmern im Innenhof des Gutes Alsen. - Sehr schönes Blatt aus " Die Veredlung der Pferdezucht aus Alsen ", nach der Natur gezeichnet von Albrecht Adam. Lithographiert wurden die Blätter von Benno und Franz Adam, den Söhnen des Malers. - Sehr selten

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        Guy's Hospital Reports. Volume IV. First Series.

      Samuel Highley. London. 8vo 1839 - pp. (vi), 451, (i) Advertisement, (iii) Index, (i) blank. 28 lithographed plates [some folding, some with additional hand-colouring, one with moveable flap]. Contemporary half calf, rebacked, signature of C[HARLES]. HILTON FAGGE, neat stamp of Guy's Hospital Library on title and Contents leaf, a very good copy. *With 23 papers, more particularly - THOMAS ADDISON On the Disorders of the Brain, connected with Diseased Kidneys; RICHARD BRIGHT Observations on Abdominal Tumours and Intumescence; illustrated by Cases of Renal Disease [ later collected in the 1860 New Sydenham Society publication - Clinical Memoirs On Abdominal Tumors And Intumescence. By The Late Dr. Bright, ed. By G. Hilaro Barlow.]. Several papers by BRANSBY COOPER, WILLIAM GUY, SWAINE TAYLOR, GOLDING BIRD, ASTLEY COOPER, PRIDGIN TEALE and others. CHARLES HILTON FAGGE [1838-1883], graduated MD from Guy's Hospital in 1863, demonstrator of anatomy from 1862 to 1866, Fagge became medical registrar of Guy's in 1866, assistant physician in 1867, and physician in 1880. He was for some years demonstrator of morbid anatomy, lecturer on pathology, and curator of the museum at Guy's and later edited the Guy's Hospital Reports.

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        Genealogisches Taschenbuch der deutschen gräflichen Häuser. 1839 - 1910 (60 Volumes)

      Gotha: Justus Perthes, 1839 Included 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.

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        The Royal South Australian Almanack and General Directory for 1840

      Adelaide: Robert Thomas and Co., December, 1839. Octavo, 150, xii pp., a good copy in original printed limp linen wrappers, stained and a bit worn, spine restored; folding Sangorski quarter brown morocco case. The second South Australian almanac. Ferguson notes this is the second South Australian almanac. The work includes the important and very early botanical series of lectures by George Stevenson "Gardening in South Australia" (pp. 21-56), and the significant "Progress of Discovery in South Australia during the year 1839" (pp. 98-125), which includes among much of interest two brief reports by Eyre.

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        Leiria.

      Scenery of Portugal & Spain. P&D. COLNAGHI & CO. PALL MALL, East. ACKERMANN & CO. STRAND. 1839 - Size: 380 x 260 mm. Fine condition. Lithograph. Original colour. George Vivian (1798-1873), draughtsman and painter from London, travelled through Spain and Portugal making sketches of many old buildings and towns. On his return Vivian made the drawings famous publishing a collection of lithographs under the title "Scenery of Portugal & Spain". The work consists of 33 magnificent drawings on stone by L. Haghe. Vivian selected the most interesting and picturesque scenes for the lithographs, delivering a vivid picture of the countries in the early nineteenth century. Vivian notes: 'Leiria, lies about 25 leagues north of Lisbon, in the Province of Estremadura. The Castle entirely in ruins is very extensive. At the right extremity of the Drawing, is part of the Cathedral, and on an eminence on the left, stands the Convent of Santa Clara.' Engraved by HAGHE, L.

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        Bad Heilbrunn. Oberbayerischer Bauernhof mit einer Wäscherin am Brunnen, spielendem Kind und einem Holzträger.

      1839. Feder und Pinsel in Grau und Bleistift, grau laviert, auf chamoisfarbenem Velin, rechts oben bezeichnet und datiert "Heilbrunn 27. Sept. 1839.". 26,3:34,1 cm. In den Rändern ungleich. In der Graphischen Sammlung München befindet sich eine ebenfalls auf 1838 datierte, grau lavierte Bleistiftzeichnung, betitelt "Oberbayerischer Bergbauernhof".. Tochter des Landschaftsmalers, Kunsthändlers und Musikers J.B. Stuntz (1753-1836), der zusammen mit J.N. Strixner (1782-1855) und F. Piloty (1786-1844) in München eine Steindruckerei gegründet hatte. Ausgebildet bei ihrem Vater und seinen beiden Kompagnons, arbeitete sie erst in der lithographischen Anstalt. Hier hatte sie mit eigenen Folgen großen, auch finanziellen Erfolg, weshalb sie für die Familie einen Sommersitz in Thalkirchen bei München erwerben konnte. 1813 ging sie zum Studium der Historienmalerei an die Münchner Akademie und war Schülerin von J.P. von Langer (1756-1824) und dessen Sohn R. von Langer (1783-1846). Bereits 1815 sollte sie mit ihren ersten ausgestellten Ölgemälden große Anerkennung finden. 1818 folgte eine Reise nach Paris, wo sie die Werke der Alten Meister studierte und vor allem nach Raffael kopierte. Ein dreijähriges Reisestipendium ermöglichte ihr anschließend einen Aufenthalt in Italien. Hier begegnete sie Louise Seidler (1786-1866) und entdeckte, auch durch F. Overbeck angeregt, die religiöse Malerei. 1821 wurde sie Ehrenmitglied der Accademia di San Luca. Nach München 1822 zurückgekehrt, heiratete sie 1823 den ihr seit 1818 bekannten Kgl. Bayer. Vize-Oberstallmeister Wilhelm Frh. von Freyberg. Danach wechselnde Aufenthalte in München und Thalkirchen sowie Fortsetzung ihrer künstlerischen Tätigkeit. Sie schuf ein großes OEuvre an Landschaften, Porträts, Historien- und Genrebildern sowie religiösen Motiven. Von der in ihrer Zeit als eine der besten Zeichnerinnen und Malerinnen gerühmten Künstlerin besitzen zahlreiche Museen und Graphische Sammlungen Werke, so in München, Berlin und Wien.

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        Ponte Salara in der römischen Campagna.

      1839. Radierung, 1839, auf Velin. 20:27,7 cm. Literatur: Jahn 319, I (von VI), mit der noch hellen Stelle im Vordergrund und dem noch unbeschrifteten Tablett. - Vollrandiges Exemplar, etwas stockfleckig.. Bereits als Achtjähriger erhielt Klein Zeichenunterricht durch den Maler G.C. II. von Bemmel (1765-1811). 1802 war G.P. Zwinger (1779-1819) an der Nürnberger Zeichenschule sein Lehrer. 1805-1811 war er Lehrling bei dem Maler, Zeichner und Kupferstecher A. Gabler (1762-1834). Ab 1811 Studium an der Kunstakademie in Wien. 1814 und 1816 folgten Reisen nach Ungarn und 1815 eine Studienreise an Main und Rhein. 1818 hielt er sich in München auf, wo er mit P. von Hess (1792-1871) und M.J. Wagenbauer (1775-1829) verkehrte. 1819 ging er in seine Heimatstadt zurück. Von dort aus unternahm er mit seinen Freunden J.C. Erhard (1795-1822), den Brüdern F.P. (1779-1840) und H. Reinhold (1788-1825) sowie E. Welker (1788-1857) eine Reise ins Salzkammergut. Von Ende 1819 bis August 1821 weilte Klein in Italien, kehrte dann aber nach Nürnberg zurück. 1833 wurde er zum Mitglied der Berliner Kunstakademie ernannt. 1839 zog er nach München, wo er bis zu seinem Tode leben sollte. 1848 begann ein Augenleiden, was in den nächsten Jahren zu einer zunehmenden Beeinträchtigung des Sehvermögens führen und schließlich ab 1871 das Arbeiten unmöglich machen sollte. Als Graphiker beschäftigte sich Klein mit der Technik der Radierung und Lithographie.

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        Complete Collection of early Adelaide newspaper 'The Southern Australian' for 1839

      Archibald MacDougall, Adelaide 1839 - Large folio, bound volume of fifty issues in contemporary provincial binding (now worn, front board quite loose); aside from some worming to the bottom blank margin with no loss of text an unusually well preserved collection. Complete 1839 run of an important Australian newspaper. A wonderfully preserved collection of the Southern Australian, Adelaide's second locally printed newspaper. This bound volume comprises the second year of publication, from January 9 to December 26 1839. Founded by Charles Mann and James Hurtle Fisher, the Southern Australian was preceded by the more official South Australian Gazette and Colonial Register. Publication began in 1838 and the paper was released each Wednesday morning (becoming bi-weekly in 1840 until the paper closed in 1844). The Southern Australian was printed by Archibald MacDougall, then acting Government printer whose busy workshop was located in in Rundle Street. Interestingly, Archibald's brother John Campbell MacDougall also emigrated to Australia and established as a well-respected printer in Hobart prior to his untimely decease. This complete annual run of the Southern Australian provides an animated account of the colony of South Australia in its early years. Alongside commercial and legal entries we learn of important developments in South Australian history, breakthrough's in inland exploration (such as a description of Eyre's journey dated 13March) and a good measure of gossip and scandal due to a colonial outpost in its infancy. Of some interest is the special obituary issue dedicated to Colonel William Light dated 9 October. The borders and columns are blocked in heavy black ink as a sign of respect. By contemporary accounts Light was a gregarious man of unusual industry and talent. In early 1836 he was appointed Surveyor General of South Australia and chose the site of Adelaide (while undertaking vast inland surveys with a handful of staff in seemingly unworkable conditions). Although Light died consumptive and penniless he is lauded in the warmest terms in the Southern Australian obituary: 'Colonel Light was a man of the finest feelings, and the most refined sentiments of honour. Hence the ill usage he received had a most injurious effect upon his mind and constitution, and in great measure hastened his death.' Given the ephemeral nature of the medium, to find a complete annual run of any early colonial newspaper is unusual, especially in this state of preservation. In addition to the regular weekly issues this bound collection includes the two supplements or 'second editions' printed on Friday (rather than Wednesday).

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        The Colony of Western Australia : a Manual for Emigrants to that Settlement or its Dependencies

      London: James Fraser, 1839. Octavo, with four plates (two folding) and folding tables, a little scattered foxing yet very good in original blind-stamped cloth, with later issue gilt spine lettering. An important source of information on the fledgling colony of Western Australia, incorporating a detailed and comprehensive census of leaseholders and allotments throughout the state: in effect, this is a Domesday Book of the Swan River. The principal aim of the work is to provide an honest and accurate description of the colony for the information of prospective migrants. The local history and merits of each region are detailed, with an eye to various types of agriculture and grazing enterprise. The legal status of Aborigines is examined in relation to land grants and ownership, reflecting the fundamental emphasis of book on the availability of quality land for potential immigrants. Accordingly, the appendices list the landholders of Western Australia at the time of publication, all carefully checked and verified from official sources. These detailed lists include the name of the owner or leaseholder, size of the property, date of issue and any special conditions attached to the sale, lease or grant. The value of this book lies in the effort taken by the author to compile an accurate account drawn from a diversity of original documents, including personal memoirs, official journals, the logs of several private expeditions and coastal voyages undertaken in the first decade of settlement. This is the second issue of the work noted be Ferguson, issued without the Arrowsmith map (although the title page has not been reprinted and states the presence of the map). Although both the first edition and this later issue were issued in blind stamped green cloth, the spine title 'Ogle's Western Australia' clearly differentiates them.

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        Lehrbuch der Physiologie ( Textbook of Physiology)

      LEOPOLD, LEIPZIG 1839 - für akademische vorlesungen und mit besonderer rücksicht auf das bedürfnis der arzte (for academic lectures and special considerate to the needs-of physicians). text in german, general wear and rubbed cover. Foxing on pages. no bookplate. Tight binding. DATE PUBLISHED: 1839 EDITION: 143 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Jack Sheppard a romance. Illustrated by George Cruikshank

      London: Richard Bentley, 1839. Three volumes, octavo, with 27 illustrations by George Cruikshank (one from volume 1 bound in volume 2), half-title missing from volume 3; a fine copy in later red morocco, spines gilt. A rake's progress. First edition. The most celebrated of the prolific Ainsworth's "Newgate" novels, chronicling the career of the eponymous Sheppard (1702-24), a swashbuckling criminal who sensationally escaped from Newgate, only to be captured and hanged at Tyburn. The novel was well received, not least because of the vigorous plates by Cruikshank, better known for his work with Dickens. An elegant copy of the book, with the bookplate of Aldenham House, Hampshire.

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        Stil eines Blühenden Weihnachtskaktus'.

      . Aquarell, über Bleistift, auf chamoisfarbenem Velin, Mitte unten signiert, bezeichnet und datiert "Thusnelde Grf. Münster / Derneburg am 8 Okt 1839.". 31,5:22,3 cm. Insgesamt unfrisch. Horizontale Knickfalte unten geglättet. Verso Reste alter Verklebung.. Ãœber die Künstlerin, Tochter des Grafen G.W.A. von Münster-Meinhövel, ist kaum etwas bekannt. 1807 ehelichte sie den dänischen Diplomaten Carl Emil Moltke und bekam drei Kinder (1811, 1815 und 1822). Zum Zeitpunkt der Entstehung des Blattes hielt sie sich wohl im säkularisierten Kloster Derneburg im Landkreis Hildesheim auf, seit 1815 Wohnsitz des Grafen Ernst zu Münster. Botanische Pflanzenstudien erfreuten sich nicht nur bei Wissenschaftlern, sondern auch bei Malern und Zeichnern, insbesondere auch bei künstlerisch tätigen Frauen seit spätestens dem 18. Jahrhundert großen Interesses.

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        The Thousand and One Nights , Commonly called, in England, The Arabian Nights' Entertainments

      London: Charles Knight 1839-, 1841. Three volumes, quarto, each with engraved and letterpress title-pages; a fine set in handsome deep brown morocco, spine with raised bands and gilt ornament. Stately mid 19th-century edition of the Arabian Nights translated from the original Arabic by English orientalist Edward William Lane. This edition is richly illustrated with ornamental title pages and hundreds of captivating vignettes engraved after original designs by William Harvey. In his preface, Lane is openly critical of the standard translation by Antoine Galland. He asserts that 'Galland has perverted the work' by glossing over important details misrepresenting Arabic culture to such an extent that the Arabian Nights have become a pseudo-ethnology of the Middle East. Lane stresses that many of the stories are set in distant lands such as Persia, India and China, yet the characters continue to act and dress in an Arabic fashion. Personal experience forms the basis of Lane's confidence as a translator: 'Convinced of the truth of this assertion, I consider myself possessed of the chief qualifications for the proper accomplishment of my present undertaking, for having lived several years in Cairo, associating almost exclusively with Arabs, speaking their language, conforming to their general habits with the most scrupulous exactitude, and received into their society on terms of perfect equality…Cairo is the city in which Arabian manners now exist in the most refined state; and such I believe to have been the case when the present work was composed.' Lane was one of the pre-eminent orientalists of Victorian England, his monumental Arabic-English Lexicon remained a standard work well into the twentieth-century and his account of Cairo life titled The Modern Egyptians was a bestseller. Although he ameliorated the more erotic aspects of the Arabian Nights, Lane's translation was the most faithful to date and remained popular until challenged by the considerably racier version by Sir Richard Burton privately published in 1885.

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        Forest Scene on the Tobihanna; Alleghany Mountains

      Paris, Coblenz and London 1839 - This beautiful tranquil scene was sketched by Bodmer during the carriage trip from Bethlehem to Mauch Chunk. Leaving on the 23 August 1832 they passed the Delaware Water Gap in the afternoon arriving at Dutotsburgh that evening. They explored the area the following day before leaving on the morning of the 25th, arriving at Sach's public house that evening. The present view is from a sketch that Bodmer made on the afternoon of the 27 August, Maximilian noted in his journal that the artist waded backwards and forwards across the stream until he found exactly the right spot from which to sketch the bridge. The travellers subsequently continued on their journey, reaching Mauch Chunk on the evening of 30 August. Karl Bodmer's images show great versatility and technical virtuosity and give us a uniquely accomplished and detailed picture of a previously little understood (and soon to vanish) way of life. Swiss-born Bodmer was engaged by Prince Maximilian zu Wied-Neuwied (1782-1867) specifically to provide a record of his travels in North America, principally among the Plains Indians. In the company of David Dreidoppel (Prince Maximilian's servant and hunting companion), their travels in North America were to last from 1832 to 1834. They arrived in Boston in July 1832, traveled on to Philadelphia, where they stayed with Napoleon Bonaparte's elder brother Joseph. From here they headed west across Pennsylvania across the Alleghenies to Pittsburgh and the Ohio country, visiting all the important German settlements en route. Their most important stop on their route west was at the utopian colony of New Harmony in Indiana. The Prince spent five months there in the company of some of the country's leading scientific men, and studying all the relevant literature on backcountry America. On 24 March 1833 the party reached St. Louis, Missouri, and the start of the journey into Indian country. Graff 4648; Howes M443a; Pilling 2521; Sabin 47014; Wagner-Camp 76:1. Hand-coloured aquatint engraving by L. Weber after Bodmer. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Les cent et un Robert Macaire. Composes et dessines par H. Daumier sur les idees et legendes de Ch. Philipon. Paris Aubert 1840. 4°. Mit 101 lith. Tafeln nach Daumier. Hldr. d. Zt. mit reicher Rverg.

      . . Vgl. Vicaire I, 31 u. VI, 572.- Neue Ausgabe mit den verkleinerten und seitenverkehrten Lithographien (nach der Ausgabe von 1839). Unter den Karikaturen zahlreiche Berufsdarstellungen, darunter Anwalt, Apotheker, Bankier, Chirurg, Dirigent, Notar, Zahnarzt etc.- Leicht gebräunt u.stockfleckig, hübsch gebunden.

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        Hindernisrennen, 4 Blatt, "The First Steeple-Chace on Record" - 1. "Ipswich, the Watering-place behind the Barracks" 2. "The large fild near Biles's Corner" - 3. The last field near Nacton Heath" - 4. Nacton Church and Village".

      . kol. Aquatinten v. J. Harris n. H. Alken b. Ben. Brooks, 1839, 27 x 36,4 (je Abb.) Blattgr. 43,7 x 49,1 cm. Die komplette Folge in dezentem, zum Teil kräftigem Kolorit. Auf festem Velin gedruckt. Im Rand etwas fleckig und angestaubt. Unter dem typographischen Text unten : Vide "The Sporting Review" - No.1. Jan. 1839". - Dekorativ.

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        Antiquities of

      London - Ackermann & Co 1839 - %0D%0AA scarce first edition of this collection of illustrated plates of picturesque scenes of Chester. %0D%0AIncludes an autographedletter dated to 1839from the author requesting the recipient'spermission to include their name in the dedication of the book and suggesting that this book is a specimen copy sent for their review before publishing. %0D%0ATwenty Illustrated plates and three loose illustrations cut from a book on old England. %0D%0AJohn Skinner Prout also produced illustrated works of Sydney, Australia where he lived forfour yearsand Picturesque Antiquities of Bristol which is referenced in the letter. He is the nephew of the famous Samuel Prout, a master of British watercolour, architectural painting. %0D%0AScenes depicted in the illustrations include, The Ladye Chapel, The Cloisters, The Falcon Inn, The Old Palace at Watergate and the entrance to the water toweron the Walls. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AIn a morocco binding with cloth covered boards and blindstamped detailing to boards. Externally, sound with marks to boards and bumping to corners. Backstrip lifting with close tears and loss. Rubbing to spine and bumping to edges of rear board. Internally, firmly bound with foxing to first and last couple of pages and light foxing to edges ofplates. Overall: GOOD. %0D%0A [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Piazetta Venice

      Venezia 1839 - Veduta della piazzetta, animata da personaggi. Coloritura coeva. Alcuni restauri mm 272x385

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        Gründliche Unterweisung in der neuesten Conditorei. Ein Handbuch für Conditoren und Frauen.

      Schorndorf, Mayer 1839.. Mit 18 lithograph. Tafeln auf 10 Blättern. VI, 189 S., 1 Bl. Pappband d. Zt.. Ãœber KVK nur ein Nachweis in der Württembergischen Landesbibliothek (mit Datierung 1840); Weiss 2483 kennt den Titel offensichtlich nur aus einem alten Buchhandelskatalog. - Ãœber die Herstellung von Bonbons, Torten, Gebäck, Getränken etc. Die Tafeln zeigen Aufsätze, Tortenverzierungen und auch Utensilien zur Herstellung. - Etwas berieben und bestoßen. Bezug am oberen Rückenende mit Fehlstelle. Teils stärker stockfleckig und gebräunt.

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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. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Voyages et Aventures de Laperouse

      Tours: Mame, 1839. Small octavo, engraved title, frontispiece and two other plates; a few spots but an attractive copy in an early dark roan prize binding embossed in blind and gilt, bookplates removed from the endpapers. Attractive copy of the rare first edition of this early children's book relating the voyages and adventures of La Pérouse. The three plates and the vignette on the engraved title-page are by Gouget, and are striking examples of reducing the essential details of larger format scenes to this smaller size. The frontispiece shows the infamous loss of the cutter in the tidal current at the Port des Français (now Lituya Bay, Alaska), the second plate shows the French officers being greeted by the Spanish missionaries of Monterey, and the third is a graphic scene of the death of Captain Langle and eleven sailors at the Samoan island Maouna. The vignette shows the monument to La Pérouse that was erected on Vanikoro by Dumont d'Urville in 1828. Ferguson initially recorded only an 1844 edition of this work (see 3931), but copies of this scarce first edition are now known in the Mitchell Library and the National Library of Australia. However, while later editions appear to be reasonably common, this genuine first is scarce.

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        La Science Populaire... Voyage de La Perouse autour de monde

      Paris: Jules Renouard, 1839. Duodecimo, unopened and untrimmed, some foxing (more noticeable on some gatherings); very good in the original printed wrappers, a few chips and stains but rather good. I, Claudius. Charming account of the La Pérouse voyage for children, with notice of the later discoveries relating to the great French mariner, including chapters on d'Entrecasteaux, Dumont d'Urville and Peter Dillon. These concluding sections concentrate on the wrecks at Vanikoro and the monument erected there by Dumont d'Urville, with the final section describing the tragic irony of the fact that d'Entrecasteaux had sailed past Vanikoro in May 1793. This work was published by Charles-Claude Ruelle under the pseudonym "Claudius" as part of a longer series of occasional works on all manner of subjects, with separate volumes on for example Columbus, Drake, and Ross, but also on subjects such as electricity, science, the Bible, and French history. This La Pérouse volume seems to be quite uncommon; it is not noted in Forbes' bibliography.

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        Beaver Hut on the Missouri

      Paris, Coblenz and London 1839 - Bodmer here pictures beavers and their lodge seen on 17 July 1833 whilst the party made their way from Fort Union up the Missouri River to Fort McKenzie. As there was no steamboat traffic beyond Fort Union they traveled aboard the keelboat Flora. The Flora made her way by sail, oar or man-hauling through low waters, swift currents, rain and clouds of mosquitoes during this first part of the journey. Karl Bodmer's images show great versatility and technical virtuosity and give us a uniquely accomplished and detailed picture of a previously little understood (and soon to vanish) way of life. Swiss-born Bodmer was engaged by Prince Maximilian zu Wied-Neuwied (1782-1867) specifically to provide a record of his travels in North America, principally among the Plains Indians. In the company of David Dreidoppel (Prince Maximilian's servant and hunting companion), their travels in North America were to last from 1832 to 1834. Well-armed with information and advice, the party finally left St.Louis, on the most important stage of their travels, aboard the steamer Yellow Stone on April 10 1833. They proceeded up the treacherous Missouri River along the line of forts established by the American Fur Company. At Bellevue they encountered their first Indians, then went on to make contact with the Sioux tribe, learning of and recording their little known ceremonial dances and powerful pride and dignity. Transferring from the Yellow Stone to another steamer, the Assiniboin, they continued to Fort Clark, visiting there the Mandan, Mintari and Crow tribes, then the Assiniboins at Fort Union, the main base of the American Fur Company. On a necessarily much smaller vessel they journeyed through the extraordinary geological scenery of that section of the Missouri to Fort Mackenzie in Montana, establishing a cautious friendship with the fearsome Blackfeet. From this, the westernmost point reached, it was considered too dangerous to continue and the return journey downstream began. The winter brought its own difficulties and discomforts, but Bodmer was still able to execute numerous studies of villages, dances and especially the people, who were often both intrigued and delighted by his work. The portraits are particularly notable for their capturing of individual personalities, as well as forming a primary account of what were to become virtually lost cultures. Graff 4648; Howes M443a; Pilling 2521; Sabin 47014; Wagner-Camp 76:1. Hand-coloured aquatint engraving by Salath? after Bodmer, blindstamp.

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        California: A History of Upper and Lower California From Their First Discovery to the Present Time, Comprising an Account of the Climate, Soil, Natural Productions, Agriculture, Commerce, etc. with an Appendix Relating to Steam Navigation in the Pacific.

      Smith, Elder and Co., London 1839 - First edition. Octavo. Xvi; 352pp; errata slip at page 339. In original green blind stamped cloth with gilt spine titles. With 10 full-page plates, including frontis portrait and folding map of California. The covers show minor edge wear and a bit of fading; corners slightly bumped; text clean, but for some minor occasional foxing. The plates include views of Monterey Bay, San Francisco Harbor, San Carlos Mission, Santa Barbara, and cultural scenes. The map shows California north and south, Mexico, Texas, Florida, and most of the western U.S. It has inserts of Bodega Bay, San Francisco Harbor, San Diego, Monterey, Santa Barbara and San Gabriel, specifically produced for this book. "First book in the English language devoted exclusively to California and of permanent value on its Indians and early missions." (Howes F242) (Cowan p. 217). Overall, very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Review of Mr. Lyell's "Elements of Geology;" with Observations on the Progress of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. From the Edinburgh Review, No. 140 (July 1839), Vol. LXIX. pp. 406-466

      Woodcuts in the text. 62 pp. 8vo, cont. half-sheep & cloth (rebacked & recased). N.p.: 1839. First separate edition of Fitton's important review, and a presentation copy, inscribed to "Sir. John F.W. Herschel Bart. from Wm. H. Fitton" on the title and containing a series of corrections, deletions, and annotations in the author's hand. Fitton (1780-1861), one of the leading British geologists of the day, contributed a long series of reviews of geological and medical books for the Edinburgh Review; these reviews were admired for their elegance and acknowledged as having a considerable influence on his contemporaries. The present one is amongst his most important. Fitton was an intimate of Herschel and strongly supported him in opposition to the Duke of Sussex for the chair of the Royal Society. With the Herschel Library stamp at Collingwood. Bookplate of Dr. Sydney Ross. ❧ ODNB. D.S.B., V, pp. 13-15. Geikie, The Founders of Geology, pp. 239, 328, 331, 394, and 397. .

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        EXPOSICION ELEVADA A S.M. REINA GOBERNADORA POR LA DIPUTACION PROVINCIAL DE BARCELONA

      . Zustand: Muy Bien Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa blanda. Barcelona. Imprenta de Antonio Bergnes. 1839. Rustica. 87Pag+9 Desplegables. 22x14. La Obra tambien contiene datos que han servido de base dictamenes y acuerdos que han precedido al repartimiento de 2500000 rs. Mensuales hecho a las provincias de Barcelona, Gerona, Lerida y Tarragona para cubrir el deficit que resulta del presupuesto. Curiosissimo Ejemplar muy bien documentado. Ref 5.7 Biblioteca A.

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        Arrabida.

      Scenery of Portugal & Spain. P&D. COLNAGHI & CO. PALL MALL, East. ACKERMANN & CO. STRAND. 1839 - Size: 410 x 260 mm. Fine condition. Lithograph. Original colour. George Vivian (1798-1873), draughtsman and painter from London, travelled through Spain and Portugal making sketches of many old buildings and towns. On his return Vivian made the drawings famous publishing a collection of lithographs under the title "Scenery of Portugal & Spain". The work consists of 33 magnificent drawings on stone by L. Haghe. Vivian selected the most interesting and picturesque scenes for the lithographs, delivering a vivid picture of the countries in the early nineteenth century. Vivian notes: 'The Mountain of Arrabida, in Estremadura, is distant on the Coast, 10 or 12 miles west from Setubal. The Franciscan Convent - a curious assemblage of buildings, with many isolated chapels, and a large Hospitium lies in a sheltered spot, remarkable for the luxuriance of the vegetation. The greater part of the mountain is a thick shrubbery of Arbutus, Bay, Laurestine, Balm of Gilead, Myrtle & other Evergreens, mixed with Honeysuckle, and a variety of bulbous plants.' Engraved by HAGHE, L.

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        SKETCHES IN FRANCE, SWITZERLAND and ITALY.

      London, Charles Hullmandel for Hodgson and Graves, no date, (1839).Folio, approximately 560 x 380 mm, 22 x 15 inches, 26 tinted plates (one tint) including lithographed title page, all with paper guards, printed by Hullmandel after Prout, no text (as published) except for 4 pages of adverts at end, original publisher's quarter brown morocco spine, dark blue moire linen boards, gilt title to spine, gilt title to upper cover, gilt vertical dividing rule between boards and spine, yellow endpapers. Rubbing to spine, slight wear to head and tail of spine, corners slightly worn with boards just showing, pale stain to top margins of all plates just touching the top corner of 3 plates and title, hardly affecting the image, lithograph dedication page with list of plates on verso, some foxing to margins of a few plates, first free endpaper has small closed tear repaired with document repair tape, gutters beginning to split, plates still holding but could work loose, otherwise a good copy. See J. R. Abbey, Travel in Aquatint and Lithography, Volume 1, page 41, No. 34 for an identical copy. The plates are of : Porte of St Martins Tour; Chartres; Strasbourg; La Halle au Ble Tours; St Symphorien, Tours; Amboise; Geneva; Lausanne; Sion; Milan; Mausolee de Mastin II famille de L'Escaile; Bridge of Sighs, Venice; St Mark's Venice; Temple of Pallas, Rome; Lyon; Geneva; Domo d'Ossola; Piazzeta Venice; S. M. della Salute, Venice; Ducal Palace, Venice; Venice, The Rialto; Como; Milan; Basle; the Forum, Rome; Schaffhausen. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Lithographische Ansicht von Sintra: Vista de Cintra tirada da estrada das Murtas.

      Lisboa, Imprensa Nacional, 1839.. Original-Lithographie aus der Zeitschrift "O Mosaico", Jahrgang 1839. Blatt im Rand etwas stockfleckig. Blattgröße: 25,5 x 17,5 cm, Bildgröße: 21,7 x 13,5 cm.. Seltene und frühe lithographische Ansicht von Sintra bei Lissabon, gezeichnet von Legrand und gedruckt in der Lithographischen Anstalt Manuel Luiz "R. Nova dos Martyres N° 12". Die noch heute identisch sichtbare Ansicht von Sintra ist von der Estrada das Murtas immer noch einsehbar. Auch heute noch kann man von der Estrada das Murtas aus, hinter den hoch aufragenden Küchenkaminen des Palacio Nacional, den in der Ferne liegenden Atlantik erkennen.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Christine Laist]
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        Plan und Profil der projectirten Hamburg-Bergedorfer Eisenbahn. Das Nivellement von George Giles. 4 lithographische Pläne.

      Hamburg, Ch.Fuchs, Juni 1839.. Qu.-Gr.-Fol. (ca. 44 x 66 cm), der bedruckte Vorderdeckel lose, etwas fleckig, sehr stark knitterig und mit einigen Randläsuren, der Hinterdeckel fehlt). Die Heftung etwas gelockert. Das lithographische Titelblatt mit einigen Wasserflecken in den Rändern. Die erste große Arbeit, die der englische Ingenieurs William Lindley (1808-1900), für Hamburg geleistet hat, war der Bau der Hamburg-Bergedorfer Eisenbahnlinie, die direkt vor dem Großen Brand 1842 fertiggestellt wurde. Die Pläne sind im Maßstab 1:10000 ausgeführt..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Heinz Tessin]
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        Souvenirs d'un aveugle. Voyage autour du monde

      Paris: Hortet et Ozanne, 1839-, 1840. Five volumes, octavo, with 75 lithograph plates; an unusually good set in original quarter dark green morocco, flat spines ornately gilt. Complete set with the scarce hunting volume. A fine set of the substantially changed version of Arago's classic voyage account, now complete in this edition with the fifth, supplementary volume Chasses - Drame, a selection of further illustrated reminiscences that had not appeared in other versions. It contains descriptions of hunting experiences during the voyage, including a 14-page description of a kangaroo hunt in New South Wales. This additional volume is scarce, and its existence is not noted by either Ferguson or Forbes.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Le Daguerreotype

      Paris: Bachelier, 1839. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. First Edition. [4], 903, [1-errata] pages. 3/4 cloth over marbled boards. Exlibrary, properly deaccessioned (occasional stamp, library bookplate on front pastedown endpaper). Binding is sound, noting chipping to the cloth at the outer hinges and corners. Uniform browning internally, paper still supple. Housed in a custom case with leather spine, raised bands and gilt lettering. Contains 'Le Daguerreotype', the first real public announcement of Daguerre's historic photographic process. Horblit 21b (One Hundred Books Famous in Science) notes it is the 'First disclosure of Daguerre's process'. 'Arago ... made a brief announcement on Daguerre's process in the Chamber on 7 January 1839, and in the following August printed [ as offered here ] the full text of his report thereon made to a joint session of the Chamber of Deputies and the Academy of Sciences.' (PMM 318). We offer the entire volume 9, July to December 1839, which also includes additional articles. Le Daguerreotype is found on pages 250-267. Hard Cover.

      [Bookseller: Kuenzig Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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