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        Eve Effingham, ou L'Amerique, Suite du Paquebot AmÈricain . . . Traduit de L'Anglais par A.J.B. Defauconpret

      Paris: Librairie de Charles Gosselin, 1839 - 4 vols in 2, 8vo, contemporary half calf, marbled boards, gilt decorations and lettering. ? From the library of Marie Caroline, Duchesse de Berry (1798-1870). Edges a little rubbed; some light foxing; fine copy Spiller & Blackburn, page 101; OCLC records one copy (Basel) of this edition and three copies of a different edition published later the same year First edition of the first French translation of Home as Found. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Owenite's escape from the charnel-house, and blow-up of the Ostamachia; being a reply to Mr. F.R. Lees' pamphlet entitled 'The Owenite Anatomized'.

      Manchester; A. Heywood. [1839]. 12mo., 24pp., preserved in modern wrappers with printed label on upper cover. A very good copy. First (only?) edition. Apparently rare, COPAC finding copies only at Birmingham + Cambridge + Goldsmiths. Not in NLW (Owen) nor BL. Harrison p.309. Goldsmiths 31265. Stammhammer III, p.142. 'All hail to the anatomist! We are glad to renew our acquaintance with the 'dissector of Owenism', under his new title .....'.

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        Dichiarazioni di alcune iscrizioni pertinenti alle catacombe di S. Gennaro dei Poveri. Naples, Raffaele Miranda, 1839.

      1839. 8vo. 47, (1) pp. (Bound with) II: Guarini, Raimondo. Lexici Osco-Latini stamina quaedam. Naples, typis Societatis Philomathicae, 1842. 86, (2) pp. (Bound with) III: The same. In cippum Osco-Abellanum divinatio. Naples, in regia typographia, 1839. 87, (1) pp., (2) ff. - (Bound with) IV: Garrucci, Raffaele, SJ. Sull' epoca e sui frammenti della iscrizione dell' antiteatro Puteolano. Memoria. Naples, Giuseppe Cataneo, 1851. (16) pp. With a folding lithogr. plate. (Bound with) V: Volpe, Francesco Paolo. Esposizione di talune iscrizioni esistenti in Matera, e delle vicende degli Ebrei nel nostro reame. 44 pp. With a folding lithogr. plate. (Bound with) VI: Sannicola, Giovanni. Poche parole sulla citta di Venafro e sul monumento eretto nella stessa in onore di Licinio. Naples, Giuseppe Fattorini, 1845. 18 pp. (Bound with) VII: Sotis, Giovanni. Cenno istorico della città di Fondi. Naples, Fibreno, 1838. (10), 58 pp. Collection of seven rare Neapolitan works on inscriptions found on Campanian monuments. An appealingly bound volume removed from the library of the Ducs de Luynes at the Château de Dampierre: their bookplate reproducing the arms of Charles Marie d'Albert de Luynes (1783-1839), 7th Duc de Luynes, on pastedown. I: ICCU SBL\0713766. - II: ICCU SBL\0728907. - III: ICCU NAP\0048889. - IV: ICCU SBL\0725471. De Backer/S. III, 1238, 16. - V: ICCU SBL\0716685. - VI: ICCU SBL\0714983. - VII: ICCU SBL\0721521.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. München, 1. XI. 1839.

      1839. 6 SS. auf 2 gehefteten Doppelblättern mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief). Gr.-4to. Schönes, langes Schreiben an den Kgl. Württembergischen Oberfinanzrat Gottlob von Rapp (1893-1869) hinsichtlich einer möglichen Rückkehr von ihm und seinem Bruder Sulpice nach Stuttgart: "Verehrtester Freund! Ich beantworte erst heute Ihren lieben Brief, weil die Beantwortung desselben mir etwas schwer geworden, da gar manches zu bedenken und vieles zu berücksichtigen war, so daß ich kaum zu einem Entschluß kommen kannte. - Ehe ich Ihnen jedoch denselben mittheile muß ich Ihnen meinen innigsten Dank ausdrücken, für Ihre so freundschaftliche Theilnahme, die ich schon so oft erfahren habe. Möge es mir gewehrt werden Ihnen die Meinige einst zu zeigen und zugleich wie dankbar ich dafür bin. - Obschon mein Bruder jetzt sehr wohl ist, so habe ich dennoch nicht gewagt ihm ihren Brief mitzutheilen, da dieser ihn sehr beunruhigen würde und leicht eine Stöhrung in seiner Reconvaleszens hervorbringen könnte. Zudem steht die Sache noch in weitem Felde, und muß erst zu Faden geschlagen werden ob sie überhaupt möglich ist. Diesen Versuch glaube ich, kann ich mit Ihnen allein machen. Gelingt er, so daß eine Hoffnung vorhanden ist, aus dem Plan könne etwas werden; so theile ich ihn meinem Bruder mit, sonst aber laßen wir ihn ganz in seiner Ruhe. - Ihr Gedanke uns wieder nach Stuttgart zu ziehen hat so vieles für sich, daß ich troz manchen trüben Erinnrungen gerne darauf eingehe. Wäre mein Bruder noch so frisch und kräftig wie in alten Zeiten, so möchte die Sache sich leicht oder doch leichter machen wie jetzt. Mein Bruder könnte dann kräftig eingreifen und einen Posten als Direcktor der Kunstschule vollkommen ausfüllen. - Jetzt aber wo seine Gesundheit so schwankend ist, wo er nicht auf sich zählen kann, geht dieses nicht. Er könnte als Direcktor nur die Oberaufsicht führen, seine Gedanken aussprechen und der unter ihm stehende Inspecktor müßte sie ausführen und die Geschäfte besorgen so nemlich daß wenn mein Bruder leidend wäre, diese ohne alle Stöhrung ihren Weg fortgingen. - Ob sich dieses so gestalten und arangieren läßt steht dahin und ist sehr zu bezweifeln. Sollte jedoch die Regierung einen so großen Werth auf die Gewinnung meines Bruders zu dieser Stelle legen, daß sie auf solch eine freie Stellung einginge, so könnte und dürfte das Gehalt des Inspecktors nicht viel geringer als Jenes des Direcktors sein, da ihm die größere Arbeit zufiele und ich die Ansichten meines Bruders in dieser Beziehung kenne. - Mit der Berufung meines Bruders zu diesem Posten aber wäre meine Versetzung verbunden, da wie Sie wissen er sich nicht von mir trennen mag. - Eine Versetzung von mir aber ist mit mancherley Opfer verbunden [...]". - Ab 1819 hatten die Brüder bereits in Stuttgart gelebt, wo ihre berühmte Altmeistersammlung öffentlich ausgestellt worden war. Rapp hatte vergeblich versucht, die Sammlung dauerhaft für Stuttgart zu gewinnen: König Ludwig von Bayern erwarb sie 1827 für die Münchner Alte Pinakothek; Sulpiz Boisserée war 1835 zum bayerischen Oberbaurat und Generalkonservator ernannt worden.

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        Das Herzogthum Salzburg, historisch - topographisch - statistisch. Wien, J. B. Wallishausser, 1839.

      1839. 303, (17) SS. Mit 7 Kupferstichen. Bedruckte Originalbroschur. 8vo. Erster und einzig erschienener Band von Schweickharts Topographie Salzburgs, der sich der Geschichte des Herzogtums widmet. Herausgegeben unter dem Serientitel "

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        The Zoo-Magnetic Journal, No.1, April 1839.

      Adam & Charles Black, Edinburgh 1839 - Hardcover. Slim octavo (8" x 5"). 78pp. Beautiful modern half leather craft binding by renowned London book-binder, Bernard C. Middleton. Half dark-red calf over marbled papered boards, raised bands with gilt title, rules and decorations to spine. Engraved title-page. The first of only two numbers issued of this genuinely rare early journal of Mesmerism, which is sometimes attributed to John Campbell Colquhoun (1785-1854), the author of "Isis Revelata." Contents: Historical Sketch of Animal Magnetism; Review of Objections to Animal Magnetism; Advice to Magnetisers; Somnambulism; Investigation of Animal Magnetism; Dr. Elliotson and Animal Magnetism; Dr. Elliotson and University College, London. World-cat locates only two copies, that in the British Library, and a mutilated example in the library of the University of Pittsburgh. This lovely copy from the collection of Dr. M. H. Coleman, with his ex-libris seal blind-stamped on the front free endpaper. Slight discoloration to top-corners of pages 8 & 9, text is close to bottom-edge on some leaves (it is possible the work was issued like this, although it is possible the text block was gently cropped during an earlier binding), otherwise a solid, clean VG+ copy of a truly rare work. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Du Progrès social au profit des classes populaires non indigentes, ou Études philosophiques et économiques sur l'amélioration matérielle et morale du plus grand nombre.

      Paris Maison 1839 2 vol. in-8 de XIII-421-(3) pp. ; (4)-404 pp., demi-basane blonde, dos lisse orné, tranches marbrées (reliure de l'époque). Édition originale couronnée du prix Montyon.Livres 1 à 3 : Analyse critique des principaux systèmes proposés jusqu'à ce jour pour améliorer le sort des classes populaires, et réfutation des principales attaques dirigées contre l'ordre social existant ; Livres 4 à 6 : Du progrès social appliqué aux intérêts matériels et moraux des classes populaires non indigentes. La Farelle (1800-1871) magistrat jusqu'à la révolution de juillet 1830, se démit de ses fonctions et se consacra à l'étude des questions économiques et sociales. Député du Gard de 1842 à 1848, il fit parti de la commission chargée de préparer une loi sur le régime pénitenciaire. Cachet « Al. Jalaguier ». Très bon exemplaire, pâles rousseurs. Coquelin Guillaumin, II, 14.

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        Notizie spettanti all'antichissima scola de' pescatori in oggi denominata Casa Matha. Tomo I; Statuti e rubriche dell'ordine della casa Matha del 1304, 1305, 1306, 1307, 1308. Matricole contenenti i nomi delle persone ascritte nell'ordine della casa Matha cominciando dall'anno 1305

      Roveri e Figli, 1839. 2 voll. in 4, pp. (8) + 294 + (2); 230 + (4). Br. rifatte con carta d'epoca. Manca il ritratto inciso all'antiporta. Ed. orig. ed unica di questa importante opera sull'origine e lo statuto della Casa Matha, antica corporazione ravennate dei pescatori, che fu di fatto la precorritrice di quelle che daranno luogo al noto fenomeno delle artes comunali. Il primo volume si compone di quattro parti: nella prima si dimostra come l'epoca della sua istituzione sia piu' antica di quanto si ritiene; la seconda tratta dei ricchi stabilimenti posseduti dalla corporazione dal 1034 sino al 1778, nella terza compaiono gli statuti e le leggi dell'antico ordine, nella quarta commenti, notizie ed atti desunti da un antico codice in pergamena. Nel secondo volume compaiono la riforma degli antichi statuti, e il catalogo degli individui che nel 1345 formavano il corpo dei confratelli. Susini, 'Storia di Ravenna', III. Catalogo della biblioteca del senato, p. 485. ITA

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        The Numismatic Chronicle, 1838/39 to 1857/58; vols 1 - 20

      Taylor & Walton / J R Smith 1839-1858, London - Complete set of the first twenty volumes of this standard journal, originally published in quarterly parts; half-leather bound, but externally rather worn. The front board of volume one has become detached. The title and date information is printed on black labels stuck onto the spine, half-a-dozen of which have now come off. Attractive marbled boards, endpapers and edges (top edge now somewhat darkened); owner's bookplates and a subsequent institutional ownership stamp. External wear apart, the set is in very good condition. NB: this is a very heavy item; please contact us using link below, with details of your location, for an indication of costs of carriage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Scripturae Sacrae. Cursus completus, ex commentariis omnium perfectissimis ubique habitis, et a magna parte episcoporum necnon theologorum Europae catholicae, universim ad hoc interrogatorum, designatis, unicie conflatus, plurimis annotantibus presbyteris ad docendos levitas pascendosve populos altè positis. 28 Volumes complets.

      Paris, chez l'auteur 1839-1841, 295x190mm,demi-basane noire, dos à faux-nerfs, titre et tomaisons dorés, cachet de bibliothèque sur la page de titre, tome 9 reliure différente, demi-basane également noire, dos lisse, titre, tomaisons et ornementations dorés, format légèrement plus petit (270x175mm).Bon état dans l'ensemble.

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        Bilder aus dem Heiligen Lande. Vierzig ausgewaehlte Original-Ansichten biblisch-wichtiger Orte treu nach der Natur gezeichnet von J. M. Bernatz. Stuttgart, J. F. Steinkopf, 1839.

      1839. Oblong folio. (2), 40 ff., title with lithographic vignettte, with 40 lithographic plates on India (three composing a large panorama of Sinai, this not on India), tissue guards present. Contemp. German half calf over sprinkled boards, spine ornamented and lettered in gilt. Schubert (1780-1860), originally a theologian, then medical practitioner, was an exponent of Schelling's school of "Naturphilosophie". His text accompanies the illustrations after the landscape painter Johann Martin Bernatz. In 1836 he had accompanied Schubert and another scholar, Michael Pius Erdl, to Constantinople and the Holy Land, the result of which is this finely lithographed work. - Very light spotting in places only, some foxing and browning to title, panorama and one further plate; extremities a little worn. Cf Tobler 228 and Engelmann 385 (1837 first edition).

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        Turkiska nationens seder, bruk och klädedrägter. Stockholm, L. J. Hjerta, 1839.

      1839. Large 4to. 216, (2) pp. With title page, portrait, map, 47 plates (46 coloured), and illustrated endpapers, all lithographed. Publisher's original cloth gilt. First and only edition. Hedenborg spent many years in Asia Minor, Egypt, and Arabia as physician to the Swedish embassy. "His costume plates are charming depictions of the residents of Constantinople, court functionaries, and street traders" (Atabey). - Endpapers and title page stamped "Trolleholms Bibliotek"; lithographed bookplate of Count Carl Trolle-Bonde (1843-1912). Last in the Ottoman collection of the Swiss industrialist Herry W. Schaefer (his autograph pencil ownership, dated London 1992, to pastedown). Atabey 567. Blackmer 800. Not in Lipperheide or Colas.

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        The jotting book; a political and literary experiment

      London, John Murray 1839 - Bound in original 1/4 cloth over brown boards. 1st ed. Scarce title. Scattered foxing. Subtitle: I. Progressive Thoughts on the Practical Working of the House of Commons before and since the Reform Bill; intended as an argument for the genuine finality of that meassure; being extracts from the diary of a resolute optimist in all that regards the Constitution of England. Hall dedicates this book to Sir Robert Peel, Lord Stanley and Sir Francis Burdett. Hall's Jottings contain his dated thoughts on the progress of the Reform Bill of 1832. The Great Reform Act was a significant victory for democracy in the United Kingdom that attempted to attack the problem of the rotten borough system. It greatly increased the franchise among adult males. It is a reasonable supposition that without this Reform Bill the United Kingdom would have faced widespread bloody revolution and labor strife seen in other parts of Europe during the 19th century. BMC I:533.459. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TRAVELS IN NORTH AMERICA DURING THE YEARS 1834, 1835, & 1836. INCLUDING A SUMMER RESIDENCE WITH THE PAWNEE TRIBE OF INDIANS, IN THE REMOTE PRAIRIES OF THE MISSOURI, AND A VISIT TO CUBA AND THE AZORE ISLANDS. TWO VOLUMES

      London: Richard Bentley, 1839., 1839. First edition. First edition. 8vo. Quarter leather and marbled boards with leather corner tips, raised bands, titles stamped in gold gilt in maroon leather spine panels. Volume I: 473 pp., dedication, preface, frontispiece ( the Pipe Dance), former owner's inked name on front fly leaf, lightly rubbed at the spine ends and corners, else a very good, tight copy. Volume II: xi [blank], 372 pp., frontispiece (War Dance of the Sauks and Foxes), conclusion, former owner's inked name on front fly leaf, lightly rubbed at spine ends and corners, small "ding" to mid-point of front and rear fore-edges, else a very good, tight copy. Graff 2938 "The section dealing with Murray's stay among the Pawnees is especially valuable." Howes M 913 "Best account of the Pawnees while yet uncontaminated by whites." Notable for early descriptions pf the Pawnees before they were decimated by small pox. Very good, internally clean, tight set.

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        De praecipua inter hodiernam Arabum linguam et antiquam differentia dissertatio. Helsingfors (Helsinki), Frenckell, 1839.

      1839. 8vo. (2), 47, (1) pp. Marbled boards. Only edition of Wallin's dissertation, a study of the differences between classical and modern Arabic. Like his more famous contemporary J. L. Burckhardt, the Finnish orientalist Wallin was not only fluent in Arabic, but also capable of passing for a scholarly sheikh. Indeed, the two explorers are often compared: "I see many points of resemblance between them, the same iron constitution, the same versatility, the same indomitable energy, the same imperturbable temper" (H. C. Rawlinson, quoted in Henze). Financially backed by his alma mater, the University of Helsinki, Wallin departed for the Middle East in 1843 and set out on his expeditions from Cairo under the name of Abd al-Wali. "In 1845, proceeding southeast across the wastelands of the Nafud Desert, he reached Ha'il then continued by force of circumstances southward to Medina and Mecca. From there he returned to Egypt" (Howgego). After his return to Europe in 1850, Wallin was made Professor of oriental languages at Helsingfors. His notes provide a detailed overview of the political and religious movements and the role of the different tribes in Palestine and especially in Saudi Arabia. - Browned as common. An untrimmed, uncut copy as issued. - Of the utmost rarity. K.-E. Henriksson (A Wallin Bibliography), in: Studia orientalia 17 (1952), p. 13-16, at p. 13. Henriksson/Puupponen 167. Marklin 76.

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        Wang Keaou Lwan Pih Neen Chang Han, or, The Lasting Resentment of Miss Keaou Lwan Wang. A Chinese Tale: Founded on Fact. Translated from the Original by Sloth.

      First edition in English, small slim 4to, viii, 66pp., 1 lithograph plate by the Chinese artist Kirequa captioned 'Lithographed at Canton 1839', author's presentation inscription partially erased from title-page, with small neat ownership stamp, cont. quarter calf, upper spine defective, joints cracked, marbled paper boards and endpapers, a very good copy.Robert Thom (1807 -1846), an English nineteenth century Chinese language translator and diplomat based in Canton who worked for the trading house Jardine, Matheson & Co. to whom this work is dedicated. When hostilities began between the British and the ruling Chinese Qing Dynasty in late 1839, Thom, along with other Chinese translators including John Robert Morrison and Karl Gützlaff provided the necessary language interface between the warring factions. This translation is a story from the Ming anthology Chin-ku ch'i-kuan which contained 40 stories and was published during the Ming Dynasty sometime between 1633 and 1644.

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        Opere.

      presso Giovanni Resnati, 1839-42. Sei volumi di cm. 25, pp. 3.500 ca. complessive. Con ritratto inciso all'antiporta del primo volume e una tavola ripiegata riproducente una lettera del Monti. Bella legatura coeva in piena percallina interamente decorata a secco e con titoli in oro ai dorsi. Esemplare fresco, marginoso ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. Si tratta della non comune tiratura in-8 grande, più curata e su carta di maggiore qualità rispetto a quella in-12 apparsa con le stesse note editoriali. La legatura è stata eseguita dall'atelier milanese C. Mauri, come attestato dalle etichette coeve apposte alle sguardie.

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        Essai sur les différentes variétés de forme de la matrice, pendant la gestion et l'accouchement

      Silbermann, Strasbourg 1839 - Grand et fort in-4° relié demi-chagrin de l'époque. (4), 56 pages et 1 planche repliée. Exemplaire de thèse à grandes marges de la thèse de doctorat d'Herrgott soutenue à la Faculté de Strasbourg le 30 décembre 1839. Le présent travail permit de mettre en évidence l'importance de la forme de l'utérus pour la présentation et la manière dont se positionne le foetus puis le nouveau-né lors de l'accouchement. Sur la planche finale sont représentées différentes formes de matrices. - - - On trouve relié à la suite : GUSTAVE BURCKHARDT : Essai sur l'accouchement prématuré atrificiel, employé dans les cas de rétrécissement considérable du bassin (thèse de doctorat de médecine) (Strasbourg, Imprimerie Silbermann, 1830), 45 pp. - - - CHARLES GERHARD : Essai sur la maladie connue sous le nom de phlegmasie blanche et douloureuse (thèse de doctorat), (Strasbourg, Imprimerie G. Silbermann, 1835), 59 pp. - - - J. B. DEUBEL : De l'avortement spontané (thèse de doctorat) (Strasbourg, 1834), 83 pp. - - - VINCENT-VICTOR GUILLEMIN : Essai sur la maladie de Bright (thèse de doctorat) (Strasbourg, Silberman, 1837), 52 pp. - - - LOUIS-ANTOINE MULLER : La fièvre puerpérale existe-t'elle ? (Strasbourg, Silbermann, 1846), 64 pp. - - - GUSTAVE-EMILE ROESSEL : Du col de l'utérus sous le rapport de l'accouchement. (thèse), (Strasbourg, L.F. Le Roux, 1847), 72 pp. - - - JULES-ANTOINE JOYEUX : De l'inflammation des symphyses du bassin après l'accouchement (Strasbourg, Imprimerie Dannbach, 1842), 69 pp. - - - VALENTIN MEYER : Observations sur un cas d'opération césarienne, pratiquée avec succès pour la mère et l'enfant, par M. le professeur Stoltz, à la clinique d'accouchement de la Faculté de Médecine de Strasbourg le 21 février 1846 (thèse), (Strasbourg, Huder, 1847), 45 pp. - - - CONRAD HERTLE : Du pemphigus des nouveau-nés et de sa nature (Strasbourg, 1847), 50 pp. - - - CHARLES SCHNELLBACH : Du vomissement sympathique de la grossesse (thèse), (Strasbourg, 1847), 40 pp. - - - B. WENZINGER : Exposition et appréciation des injections intra-utérines (thèse), (Strasbourg, Silbermann, 1851), 47 pp. Nombreuses annotations dans les marges à la plume - - - JOSEPH SIMON : Etude sur la grossesse interstitielle (thèse), (Strasbourg, Silbermann, 1852), 52 pp. une très grande planche hors-texte dépliante - - - CHARLES-GUSTAVE LAUTH : De la cachéxie séreuse des enceintes et des accouchées (thèse), (Strasbourg, Silbermann, 1852), 107 pp. - - - L'HERMIER DES PLANTES : Du prolapsus utérin et de sa cure radicale (Montpellier, 1853), 84 pp. e 2 planches hors-texte très impressionnantes - - - M. GAME : Des causes qui nécessitent l'intervention de l'art dans les accouchements (Strasbourg, Imprimerie Dannbach, 1855), 27 pp. - - - GEORGE-ADOLPHE AUBENAS : Observations de gastrotomie pratiquée à la suite de ruptures de la matrice et du vagin suivies de réflexions sur ces ruptures en général et leur indication en particulier (thèse), (Strasbourg, Berger-Levrault, 1855), 61 pp. - - - A. DUSSAUD : Des convulsions puérpérales leurs rapports avec le mal de Bright et leur traitement par les inhalations de chloroforme (Montpellier, 1860), 80 pp. Magnifique exemplaire francs de coupes [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Class D. Correspondence with Foreign Powers, Not Parties to Conventions Giving Right of Search of Vessels Suspected of the Slave Trade. From June 1st to December 31st, 1839, inclusive. London, William Clowes and sons, 1840.

      1839. Folio. (III)-XI, (1), 213, (1) pp. Modern blue wrappers with cover label. Includes the extract of an 1839 letter to Viscount Palmerston regarding the slave trade between Zanzibar and Muscat and negotiations for the suppression of the slave trade there, reprinting Article XV of the Treaty entered into by His Highness the Sultan of Muscat, and with intelligence on the profits accruing to the Imaum from slavery. - Paginated "221-443" by a contemporary hand. Well-preserved.

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        The Birds of America,

      New York & Philadelphia: J. J. Audubon and [vols. I-V] J. B. Chevalier,, [1839-]1840?1844. . from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories. 7 volumes, octavo. (250 × 147 mm). Recently rebound to style in black half morocco, gilt panelled spines with owl and eagle motifs, contemporary marbled sides, speckled edges, endleaves renewed. 500 hand-coloured lithographic plates after Audubon by W. E. Hitchcock, R. Trembley and others, printed by J. T. Bowen of Philadelphia (plates 1-135, 151-500) or George Endicott of New York (plates 136-150), numerous wood-engraved anatomical figures in text. A few plates trimmed by the binder with concomitant shaving of a few captions (encroaching on the plate itself in only one instance). An excellent set. First octavo edition of Audubon's "Great National Work", the first complete edition and the first American edition, the original double-elephant folio was published in Edinburgh and London between 1827 and 1838. A very handsome set, the plates clean and fresh, of the "most beautiful, popular, and important natural history books published in America in the nineteenth century... representing the best of pre-Civil War American lithography and giving Audubon the opportunity finally to display his scholarship and genius to a large American audience for the first time" (Ron Tyler). The plates, here accompanied by the text for the first time, were reduced and variously modified from the Havell engravings in the double-elephant folio. Seven new species are figured and seventeen others, previously described in the Ornithological Biography but not illustrated, are pictured for the first time. Audubon may have been prompted to publish the reduced version of his double-elephant folio by the appearance in 1839 of John Kirk Townsend's rival Ornithology of the United States, or, as he writes in the introduction to the present work, he may have succumbed to public demand and his wish that a work similar to his large work should be published but "at such a price, as would enable every student or lover of nature to place it in his Library". The first edition of the octavo work now represents the only realistic opportunity that exists for collectors to own an entire collection of Audubon images in a form that was overseen and approved by the great artist himself.

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        [Steeplechase]. The First Steeple-Chase on Record (The Night Riders of Nacton). London, B. Brooks, 1839.

      1839. 4 aquatints in contemp. hand colour, c. 265 x 270 mm each. Matted. Complete set of Alken's famous series, engraved by J. Harris. Scenes of a nocturnal steeplechase, supposedly performed in December 1803 by a group of young cavalry officers betting on their horses' merits: "Plate I. Ipswich, the Watering-Place behind the Barracks. Preparing to start"; "Plate II. The large field near Biles's Corner. Whoop! and away"; "Plate III. The last field near Nacton Heath. Accomplished Smashers"; "Plate IV. Nacton Church and Village. The finish - a good five still alive. Grand Chorus". - Slightly browned, but well preserved. "Splendid set" (Craven, Sporting Review, 1839, p. 312). Siltzer 63.

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        Néo-Physiologie du goût par ordre alphabétique, ou Dictionnaire général de la cuisine française ancienne et moderne, ainsi que de l'office et de la pharmacie domestique...

      1839 1Paris, Dictionnaire général de cuisine, 1839, in-8, reliure en demi veau à coins, dos orné, 635 pp. Edition originale dédiée à l'auteur des Mémoires de la Marquise de Quercy et apportant recettes pratiques, anecdotes piquantes comme une encyclopédie de la gourmandise. Légères mouillures et piqûres.

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        THE SPIRIT OF THE EAST.

      2nd Ed. 2 vols. xxviii + 435pp. + vii + 435pp. Folding frontis. map, lithographed plan. Some light browning, paper split to firm joints, sm. offset brown mark to front e.ps. of vol. 1., contemporary calf with intricate blind detail to edges of boards, sl. rubbed, intricate blind dec. compartments to spines with bright gilt lettered labels, sl. loss to tail of spine of vol 1 with minor repair to head.David Urquhart (1805-1877), diplomatist and writer. Navari 'This journal of travels was made in 1830 when Urquhart was sent on a mission to survey the Greek frontier. He travelled through Epirus and Thessaly, and as far North as Mount Athos. [The above] is a most interesting work, not as a description of travels providing extensive details of life and manners in Turkey and Greece but as an attempt to analyse the relationshp between these customs and the manner of thought in the Orient.' Blackmer 1707 '... in this remarkable work he describes his feelings of disenchantment with the Greek and growing admiration for the Turks ... giv[ing] a detailed study of the two peoples...'

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        Picturesque Architecture in Paris, Ghent, Antwerp, Rouen, &c.

      FINE EARLY COLOUR PRINTING BOYS, Thomas Shotter Picturesque Architecture in Paris, Ghent, Antwerp, Rouen, &c. Thomas Shotter Boys, Printseller to the Royal Family, 1839. Folio. pp. Illustrated title, dedication page, 25 colour printed views. Original half red morocco, front cover with moire silk inner panel morocco title inlay. Spine worn and edges rubbed. Some scattered foxing, especially to the title and early plates. Printed in colours by Hullmandel after drawings by Boys. "A very beautiful book, and one that should take preference over its later and more popular rival, the Original Views of London as it is, 1842... Apart from the brilliance, sensitivity, and technical mastery of the drawing on stone there is the great, and often underestimated, technical and artistic achievement of Hullmandel in making it possible the transmission of such drawings..." Abbey Travel 33.

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        Illustrations of the Botany and Other Branches of the Natural History of the Himalayan Mountains and of the Flora of Cashmere.

      Wm. H. Allen, 1839. 2 Volumes. Folio. [380 x 280mm] First Edition. Volume one text: lxxviii, [2], ,472. Volume two plates. View of the Himalayan Mountains [aquatint frontispiece]; handcoloured section of Himalayan Mountains, 3 uncoloured plates of fossils, hand coloured plan of Botanic Gardens at Sharunpore; 94 hand coloured plates of animals[2], insects[2], birds[2] and botany. Contemporary Half morocco, recently restored with original spine laid down. Cloth a little soiled otherwise a Very Good set.

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        THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1839. Top edge gilt. Twin-fillet gilt cover borders with corner rosettes. Gilt pannelled spine with two leather spine labels.Marbled endpapers. SIGNED BINDING by Chas. A. Sawyer, London. Bound with half-title present. Portrait frontispiece after Maclise with tissue-guard. Thirty-nine full-page illustrations by "Phiz". Some plates show light toning, peripheral browning, most quite clean and bright. Occasional brown-spotting in text, peripheral. Both general points of issue have been corrected; "visitor" to "sister" and "latter" to "letter". A very handsome copy of Mr. Dickens' third novel. See Smith 1:5, Eckel pp. 64-66, and Podeschi A41.. First Edition, Mixed State. Full Butterscotch Morocco. Minor Wear Only/No Jacket. Thick Octavo.

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        "The Assabet". Autograph manuscript. N. p., 18. VII. 1839.

      1839. 4to. 2½ pp. on 2 ff. All 12 stanzas of his poem "The Assabet", which he also entered in his "Journal" (and dated 18 July 1839). Composed two days before Ellen Sewall's arrival, "The Assabet" was probably written with Ellen's brother Edmund in mind, though it seems to be entirely appropriate for Thoreau's time with Ellen during her visit, with its images of a boat trip. (The images are also an early treatment of Thoreau's Concord-Merrimack boat trip undertaken in August and September 1839 with his brother John, which he described in "A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers".) This is the actual poem Thoreau sent to Ellen Sewall in Scituate in the late summer of 1839. Interestingly, the present poem constitutes the first poem Henry David Thoreau gave to Ellen Sewall. In 1840, Thoreau proposed to Ellen. Her father, a Unitarian minister, found Thoreau to be a rabble-rouser with his antislavery and freethinking ideas. He instructed his daughter to reject the offer. Thoreau never married. - "Up this pleasant stream let's row | For the livelong summer's day, | Sprinkling foam where'er we go, | In weather as white as driven snow; | Ply the oars, away! away! || Now we glide along the shore, | Plucking lillies as we go, | While the yellow sanded floor | Doggedly resists the oar, | Like some turtle, dull and slow. || Now we stem the middle tide, | Ploughing through the deepest soil, | Ridges pile on either side, | While we through the furrow glide, | Reaping bubbles for our toil. || Dew before and drought behind, | Onward all doth seem to fly, | Naught contents the eager mind, | Only rapids now are kind, | Forward are the earth and sky. || Sudden music strikes the ear | Leaking out from yonder bank | Fit such voyageurs to cheer - | Sure there must be fairies [naiads] here, | Who have kindly played this prank [...]". - Marginal waterstaining and fraying repaired; full transcription available on request.

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        NE KAGHYADONGHSERA NE ROYADADOKENGHDY NE ISAIAH

      New York: American Bible Society, 1839. D. Fanshaw, Printer. Hardcover. Good. 16mo. [1], 243pp., [2]. Green cloth hardcover with gilt title "Isaiah" on spine. Cloth slightly chipped on left upper edge front board and head and base of spine. Light rubs to cloth elsewhere. Corners worn. Light toning to contents. Very nice inscription on right front flyleaf, "J. R.? Maclean Esq. from G. A. Anderson Missionary to Mohawks Bay Quinte." Book plate of Rev. William Farrer located on the front paste down. Also on the front paste down is a clipped piece of lined paper with hand written words "The Prophecy of Isaiah in Mohawk." Field 1076; Sabin 49847. From the History of the New England Company" published in London 1871, page 196, Bay of Quinte Station 1821-1870: "the New England Company, on the recommendation of Dr. Stewart (afterwards Bishop of Quebec) in 1821, made their first grant for a school at this station. The office (School-Master) was first held by Rev. Salter Givens. In 1851 Rev. G. A. Anderson succeeded Givens." The Bay of Quinte is located on the north shore of Lake Ontario in the Province of Ontario, Prince Edward County, Canada.

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        Notes taken during travels in Africa .

      London Printed by J. L. Cox for private circulation only 1839 - First edition. 4to (2.62 x 20cm.), [viii], 218pp., half-title, 3 lithographed plates, polished black morocco by T. Lloyd, inner dentelles, gilt edges, marbled endpapers, plates slightly spotted, a fine copy. Rare privately printed journal of Davidson's attempt to cross the Western Sahara from Tangier to Timbuktoo which ended with his murder in November 1836. John Davidson (1797-1836), an English adventurer, embarked at Falmouth on 1834, taking with him the freed slave Edward Donellan. On arrival at Tangier the British consul begged Davidson to give up his visit to Timbuktu on account of the tribal warfare being waged on the edge of the Sahara, but the explorer pressed on regardless. He arrived at Fez and left for the desert, passing through Marrakesh, and eventually reached the Wadi Num (Noun or Assaka). In the region of Tindouf he was shot dead and his possessions stolen. Donellan continued with the caravan to Timbuktu and was never heard of again. Davidson's letters and most of his journal found their way back to Britain and were privately published in 1839. The fine plates depict two views of Wadnoon and one of the river Draha. Howgego D4; Playfair & Brown, 609. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed. Leipzig, 18. III. 1839.

      1839. 4to. 4 pp. on double leaf. To the Committee for this year's Lower Rhenish Music Festival in Dusseldorf. Mendelssohn, the 1839 Director of the Lower Rhenish Music Festival, writes to the festival's committee recommending the works to be included. "I hasten to answer, as the time is indeed approaching and is beginning to press. Against the march and chorus from the Ruins of Athens, which you are adding to the second day, it is only natural that I have nothing to object; I would suggest putting the piece right after the Eroica Symphony, where it would certainly have a good effect. But I wouldn't know what cantata by Bach to suggest for the second day as now programmed; I don't know any which would fit in as regards the time it needs and even more as regards style; if another piece needs to be selected, I would perhaps suggest the chorus by Haydn 'Des Staubes eitle Sorgen' but it seems enough to me, anyway. In 1833 with you and 1834 in Aachen, the program of the 2nd day was shorter than this; last year in Cologne it was at least no longer, and so I think: 1) Eroica Symph[ony], march and chorus by Beeth[oven], new hymn by Spohr. 2) Overture and Psalm -would be quite a sufficient program. To be sure, if Herr Rietz doesn't keep his promise, quite a substantial overture would have to be selected, to make the second part as interesting as possible. But this time the main thing for me would be if you could manage to have Alceste performed in the theater. You write of the difficulties with the chorus; they are indeed the biggest ones that can place themselves in its way, to my knowledge, but even if they couldn't be removed, I would prefer seeing Alceste performed with a very bad chorus a hundred times more than giving up the idea completely. First, in Alceste the main thing is Alceste herself, then Admet, then Hercules, and then only the chorus, and with a performance to be expected from Frl. von Fassmann and Tichatschek or Eichberger or some other outstanding Admet, the chorus recedes in any case into the background. Then there is the second question if it is impossible to improve the chorus? Couldn't 12-20 of the best chorus singers be brought in from Cologne and Aachen? I would with pleasure come a week earlier myself for this and hold separate rehearsals for the chorus every day to make this performance possible. Finally, several passages could and in such a case would have to be deleted, such as the ball in the second act and similar passages in which the chorus plays too much of a main part, and as I said, that would be that much more feasible as Alceste herself and her and Admet's suffering are definitely the main thing in the opera. As several of your members know, I already felt the urgent wish for something new in the course and sequence of the music festival last year, and I said so. My suggestions on this were perhaps not practical, but now, through this coincidence, the opportunity arises this time in Dusseldorf, at least, of giving the festival a new attraction of the kind I had in mind. If this music festival performs the Messiah on the first day, then the Beethoven symphony with a miscellaneous program, and finally a Gluck opera (and even if it is most inferior in execution and even if it has the worst chorus, but beautifully sung in the main roles and beautifully played by the orchestra), this would indeed be something new, as I wished, and because of that this music festival would be outstanding as compared to all the earlier ones. I would therefore very much wish that this plan, even if it be only the hope of it, be mentioned already in your first tentative announcements - how differently would the music festival appear because of it! In the interest of the public, too; in regard to the box office it would also make a palpable difference. Of course I assume that the performance would have to be considered in conjunction with both the others, and only those would receive tickets to the opera who had attended the music festival on the preceding days or had been participants in it. And even if the prices were not raised, the proceeds would be significant. Not to mention the enjoyment all friends of music would derive from it. I ask you to let me know your answer as soon as possible, as I would, as I said, to this end make my departure earlier, if necessary. In any case your speedy answer is now very much desired, as the time is now fast approaching [...]" (transl.). - In a postscript, Mendelssohn has written: "The fine tenor here, Schmidt, just came to ask if he couldn't take part in the music festival; he would try to arrange things so that he could come there at that time and take a solo pan. I told him you had written Tichatschek, but he claims that he is giving guest performances in Berlin at Pentecost and would thus not be able to come to the Rhine. Also, the things that Schmoetzer and Eichberger, whom I mentioned to him, are also detained. So I don't hesitate to let you know about his wish. In a second postscript written in the left margin of the first page Mendelssohn has added; Please have the kindness to hand the enclosed letter over to Director Schadow" (transl.). - The Lower Rhenish Music Festival (Das Niederrheinische Musikfest) was one of the most important festivals of classical music, which happened every year with few exceptions between 1818 and 1958 at Pentecost for 112 times. The Festival was held in various German cities over time and the directors included Robert Schuman, Richard Strauss, Franz Liszt, Otto Goldschmidt, Anton Rubinstein, Hans Richter & Richard Strauss. - Light browning; small clipped section on f. 2.

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        Veduta di Como da borgo S. Agostino (senza titolo)

      1839. Veduta molto decorativa e senza dubbio tra le più suggestive della città di Como. La stampa, inserita nell'opera Sketches in France, Switzerland and Italy è interessante come testimonianza storica, per la scena di vita che si svolge in primo piano, con le lavandaie al lavoro lungo le rive del Lario.Riferimenti: Margheritis, Sinistri, Invernizzi, Peverelli, Como e Lecco nelle antiche stampe, pag. 110, n° 150 mm 274x403

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Leipzig, 6. V. 1839.

      1839. 3 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 4to. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief). Mit 3 eh. Zeilen und U. von Bruder Georg Franz Ferdinand (1808-1855). Schöner Brief an H. W. Veit in Prag mit einem Bericht über ein Vorspielen: "Unsere Abrede lautet auf einige Werke, diese erfolgen also pflichtgemäß. Nachdem wir Sonntag halb 10 Uhr Morgens mit der Eisenbahn hier eingetroffen, bewegte ich mich mit Theodor sofort zu Breitkopf und Härtel, der am andern Morgen zu uns kam, um das Quartett zu hören, wir stellten es ihm frei, seinen Verwandten den Dr Fink mitzubringen; wovon er auch Gebrauch machte, außer den Genannten waren Kistner und der Tenorist Schmidt zufällig bei uns als die Production losging. - Wir spielten es recht con amore und ich glaube besser als jemals. Alle Anwesende, den Dr. Fink mit inbegriffen waren enthusiasmirt [...]". - G. H. T. Müller war Bratschist des berühmten (ersten) Müller-Quartetts. Der Brief ist mit Gebr. Müller unterzeichnet und trägt den Zusatz "Secretair in d. A / Gustav Müller", was - wenn "A" für "Ausführung" steht - darauf schließen läßt, daß er der Verfasser ist. Der dreizeilige eh. Nachsatz von Georg Müller ist unzweideutig mit dessen U. versehen. - Etwa angestaubt und fleckig und mit kleinen Randläsuren.

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        Autograph letter signed ("R. Schumann"). Leipzig, 10. V. 1839.

      1839. 8vo. 1¾ pp. on double leaf. To the (unnamed) German composer Carl Ferdinand Becker: "Since you mention Sch[illing] in St[uttgart], it occurs to me that we really ought to mention his [Logiken] in the journal as, in effect, the most important recent literary undertaking (at least in quantity). Would you like to write such an article? There must be a superfluity of material for such remarks. Otherwise, as you say, Sch. is a most miserable man, to whom we should really pay no attention, but he knows how to look the public directly in the eye, and that really has to be said, briefly and clearly. Think about it. Another thing: I have asked some supporters of our journal to fetch Herr Erich for a weekly walk, on Sundays (at 11 a.m.), to have a mutual discussion about the journal, its weal and woe, to suggest and adopt alterations, where desirable, etc. etc. Would you like to take part in the walk? Please let me know soon. In a postscript, Schumann has added; I have already asked you for an essay on Marx's doctrine; do you remembering that? [Merz] wrote to me some time ago and asked for you" (transl.). - Published (in parts) in: Friedrich Gustav Jansen (ed.): Robert Schumann's Briefe. Neue Folge. Leipzig, Breitkopf und Härtel, 1904, p. 155, no. 157. Lower left corner loose, but enclosed.

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        Bradshaw's Map and Sections of the Railways of Great Britain 1839

      Bradshaw's Map and Sections of the Railways of Great Britain, engraved by Dower and published by Bradshaw, Manchester 1839. On folding linen in 49 sections, size 164 by 102 cm. Dedicated to James Walker. Includes 33 separate linear and vertical sections of the most important railways displayed in the sea areas around Britain. Includes an inset map of the railways of the London region. Hand-coloured. Folds into original leather slipcase which has the title gold-stamped to the spine. Map and case both VG condition.

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         De l'affranchissement des esclaves et de ses rapports avec la politique actuelle.

      Paris Joubert 1839 In-8 de (2) ff., 84 pp.; demi-basane verte, dos lisse orné avec le titre en long, tranches mouchetées (reliure de l'époque). Première édition. Agenor de Gasparin fut député de la Corse de 1842 à 1846, puis s'exila à Genève après la révolution de 1848. Dans cet ouvrage, il défend le projet d'émancipation des esclaves qu'il avait publié en 1838 dans Esclavage et Traite et s'oppose en partie aux conclusions du rapport de la commission de M. de Rémusat chargée d'examiner la proposition de M. Passy sur une émancipation progressive dans les colonies françaises. Bel exemplaire d'épreuve avec les corrections manuscrites autographe de l'auteur. L'édition définitive compte 10 pages de moins que dans cette épreuve, car l'auteur supprima une longue digression sur la politique étrangère de la France. Pour le reste de l'ouvrage, les 48 premières pages sont identiquess à celle de la première édition, ensuite l'auteur a fait des corrections pour reprendre un mot ou une expression.

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        Dictionnaire des alimens et des boissons en usage dans les divers climats et les différents peuples. Cet ouvrage contient l'histoire naturelle de chaque substance alimentaire, son origine, des principes constituans, ses propriétés, ses altérations et les moyens de les reconnaître, et finalement les règles les plus importantes à suivre pour conserver la santé. Précédé de considérations générales sur la nourriture de l'homme; (extrait du Dictionnaire pittoresque d'Histoire naturelle).

      Paris, Cosson, Cousin; Bruxelles, Mertens, 1839. In-8, demi basane époque, dos lisse orné de roulettes dorées, titre doré, faux-titre, titre, 2 ff non chiffrés, 63 pp, 1 pp non chiffrée, 731 pp. Coins émoussés, coupes usées, manque à la coiffe supérieure, petites épidermures sur les mors te le dos, mors supérieur fendillé en tête, plats légèrement frottés, rousseurs éparses. 1ère édition sous ce titre. Une précédente parut en 1830 sous le titre "Dictionnaire des substances alimentaires indigènes et exotiques..." en 2 volumes in-8, chez Pillet (cf Vicaire, 56).

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        Lycée ou cours de littérature ancienne et moderne ( 17 volumes -du tome I au tome 18 -manque tome 16)

      P. pourrat frères, 1839. in8 Relié

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        Le Musée pour Rire, Dessins par tous les caricaturistes de Paris [in 3 volumes]

      Published by Chez Aubert, Paris 1839 - , 3 vols with 150 full page illustrations, [50 per volume], green ribbon marker and index of illustrations, artists and text authors at rear. Vol 1, 210pp; Vol 2, 212pp; Vol 3, 210pp. calling card of Conte Marco Greppi laid in loosely in one volume, First Edition , slight wear and rubbing to covers, occasional slight foxing [vols 1 & 2], one page torn [vol 1], generally good condition , original blindstamped cloth, design impressed on covers, six bands, gilt titles and decoration on spine 26.8 x 21.8cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Contes drolatiques

      1839Paris, Société Générale de Librairie, 1855. In-8, 130 x 208 mm, 615 pp. Demi-maroquin rouge à coins, dos lisse, tête dorée, date en pied. PREMIER TIRAGE DES GRAVURES de Gustave Doré. "Si de tous les ouvrages illustrés par Gustave Doré, il ne devait en rester qu'un, ce serait celui-là: l'illustration est à la hauteur du texte, et ce n'est pas peu dire, puisque Balzac considérait les Contes drolatiques comme son chef-d'oeuvre " (Brivois, Bibliographie des ouvrages illustrés du XIXe siècle, 1883, p. 32).

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        Lycée ou cours de littérature ancienne et moderne ( 17 volumes - du tome I au tome 18 - manque tome 16)

      P.pourrat frères 1839 - Bon Etat, texte très frais, bords assez frottés, livres bien conservés, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

      Chapman and Hall 1839 - Chapman and Hall, London 1839. 1st edition, 1st state. Rebound in ¾ green leather, spine faded evenly to brown. Some minor foxing. Fine condition. Bookplate. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE SPIRIT OF THE EAST.

      Henry Colburn 1839. . 2nd Ed. 2 vols. xxviii + 435pp. + vii + 435pp. Folding frontis. map, lithographed plan. Some light browning, paper split to firm joints, sm. offset brown mark to front e.ps. of vol. 1., contemporary calf with intricate blind detail to edges of boards, sl. rubbed, intricate blind dec. compartments to spines with bright gilt lettered labels, sl. loss to tail of spine of vol 1 with minor repair to head. David Urquhart (1805?1877), diplomatist and writer. Navari ?This journal of travels was made in 1830 when Urquhart was sent on a mission to survey the Greek frontier. He travelled through Epirus and Thessaly, and as far North as Mount Athos. [The above] is a most interesting work, not as a description of travels providing extensive details of life and manners in Turkey and Greece but as an attempt to analyse the relationshp between these customs and the manner of thought in the Orient.? Blackmer 1707 ?... in this remarkable work he describes his feelings of disenchantment with the Greek and growing admiration for the Turks ... giv[ing] a detailed study of the two peoples...? US$879

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        Histoire de la lithotritie, précédée de réflexions sur la dissolution des calculs urinaires

      Paris, Baillière 1839 - Grand in-8° relié demi-chagrin de l'époque richement orné aux petits fers. Receuil provenant de la bibliothèque de A. Millet dont le nom est gravé en queue. (4), LIV, (2), 168 pp. Un des meilleurs spécialistes de son époque en urologie, Leroy d'Etiolles est l'inventeur d'un instrument, pour extraire ou briser les pierres dans la vessie en passant par l'urètre. Cette histoire est illustrée de 65 gravures dans le texte d'instruments de chirurgie. - - - On trouve relié à la suite : Fauconneau-Dufresne : Mémoire sur les calculs biliaires, leurs causes, les accidents qu'ils déterminent et leur traitement ; suivi d'un autre mémoire sur l'inflammation du système veineux abdominal ((tiré à part extrait de la Revue Médicale janvier-février 1841), 121 pages - - - BRESCHET (G.) - ROUSSEL DE VAUZEME (A.) : Nouvelles recherches sur la structure de la peau. Premier mémoire seul paru (P., Baillière, 1835) : (2), 121pp., (1), 3 planches dépliantes, Edition originale - Tiré à part des annales des sciences naturelles. "G. Breschet was professor of anatomy at the Faculté de médecine de Paris having succeeded Cruveilhier to that position. Although he was primarily an anatomist, Breschet performed research and wrote on pediatrics, otology and the anatomy of the skin. His great and methodical capacity for work was particularly applied to the study of human anatomy, comparative, and the natural sciences. This work was carried on in collaboration with an excellent team : Milne-Edwards, Vavasseur, Villermé, Roussel de Vauzème, Rayer, Bogros and Raspail. Breschet was the only doctor-naturalist at the Faculty of Medicine.". (DSB II pp. 442/443 & Heirs of Hippocrates N° 1399). Parties constituantes - Derme - Appareil névrothèle ou corps papillaire - Appareil diapnogène et canaux sudorifères ou hidrophores - Appareil d'inhalation considéré dans les organes tégumentaires - Appareil blennogène ou organes sécréteurs du mucus et de la matière cornée - Appareil chromatogène ou organe de sécrétion et d'excrétion de la matière colorante ou pigmentum - Pathologie. - - - ERNEST LAMBRON : Mémoire sur l'hépatocèle diaphragmatique (tiré à part extrait de la Gazette Médicale), 35 pages - - - BARTHEZ, GUÉNEAU DE MUSSY & LANDOUZY : HISTOIRE DE L'ÉPIDÉMIE DE SUETTE MILIAIRE. Qui a régné dans plusieurs communes de l'arrondissement de Coulommiers (Imprimerie de Félix Malteste et Cie, Sans Lieu, ni Date (vers 1839), 40 pages. (Extrait de la Gazette médicale de Paris). Pendant les mois de mai et juin 1839 - - - CHARLES NEGRIER : Recherches anatomiques et physiologiques sur les ovaires dans l'espèce humaine : considérés spécialement sous le rapport de leur influence dans la menstruation (Paris, Bechet, 1840), 131 pages et 11 planches gravées [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire physique, civile et morale de Paris, depuis les premiers temps historiques jusq'à nos jours ; contenant, par ordre chronologique, la description des accroissements successifs de cette ville, et de ses monuments anciens et modernes ; la notice de toutes ses institutions, tant civiles que religieuses, et, à chaque période, le tableau des moeurs, des usages et des progrès de la civilisation ; orné de gravures représentant divers plans de Prais, et ses monuments et édifices principaux.

      Paris Furne et Cie 1839 8 vol. in-8 et 1 atlas in-8 à l'italenne demi-veau olive, dos lissse orné de filets dorés, pièces de titre et de tomaison en veau ocre (reliure de l'époque). Edition la plus complète de ce classique de l'histoire de Paris. Sixième édition, augmentée de notes nouvelles et d'un appendice contenant des détails descriptifs et historiques sur tous les Monuments récemment élevés dans la capitale, par J.-L. Belin. Ouvrage orné de 58 fines gravures sur acier hors texte par Rouargue et Tardieu. Complet de l'atlas (5 plans dépliants et un texte complémentaire). Bel exemplaire.

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        The Chartist Circular. Published under the Superintendence of the Universal Suffrage Central Committee for Scotland, Vol I / II

      Glasgow W. & W. Miller 0 gr 4°, geb. Pappeinbd., No. 2 - 28, S. 5- 116, October 5, 1839 - April 4, 1840; No. 30 -56, S. 121 - 228, April 18, 1840 - October 17, 1840; No. 58 - 71, S. 233 - 296, October 31, 1840 - January 23, 1841; No. 73 - 118, S. 306 - 488, February 13, 1841 - December 25, 1841; No. 118 - 142, S. 497 - 588, January 8, 1842 - June 11, 1842; No. 145 - 146, S. 597 - 604, July 2, 1842 - July 9, 1842. - Buchrücken fehlt, muss neu eingebunden werden, erste Seite stärker bestoßen, No. 59 m. Riss, sonst in ordentlichem Zustand / must be new bound, first page strongly bumbed, No. 59 with large fissure, paper otherwise in regular condition. Nearly complete colection of this extremely rare periodical Versand D: 5,50 EUR

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        ANNALI DELLA PROPAGAZIONE DELLA FEDE - raccolta periodica delle lettere dei vescovi e dei missionari delle missioni dei DUE MONDI, e di tutti i documenti relativi a missioni dell'opera della propagazione della fede - 60 volumi dal 1839 al 1888. COMPLETA, LIONE (e Parigi), Editore degli annali, 1839

      1839. Ogni volume cm. 13 , x 20 elegantemente rilegato in mezza pelle marrone con titoli in oro ai dorsi, cadauno pp. 500 circa - e l'intera collezione è composta da circa 29895 pagine. E' la storia molto importante dell'opera di migliaia di MISSIONARI IN GIRO PER IL MONDO- come "pionieri" del secolo scorso - che nei loro viaggi studiarono le usanze, costumi, territori fino ad allora inesplorati di centinaia e centinaia di paesi e QUI NE FORNISCONO PREZIOSE CRONACHE E NOTIZIE Nel nostro elenco dei volumi abbiamo provato a mettere in fila i nomi dei Paesi, ma PRATICAMENTE SI TRATTA DI TUTTO IL MONDO. - AMERICA - ASIA - AFRICA - OCEANIA - EUROPA...con capitoli dedicati ad esempio ... Nuova Zelanda, Canada, Cina, Macedonia, Stati Uniti,. BABILONIA, OHIO, Libano, Turchia, Macedonia, Abissinia, Madagascar ecc. ecc. Le migliaia di lettere dei vescovi scendono nei dettagli e rendono questa importante opera una eccezionale fonte di informazione anche storica.. La libreria è disponibile a fornire particolari a RICHIESTA. L'opera viene offerta a

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        Blumenstilleben mit Rosen, Petunien, Eisenhut und Lilien etc. in Glasvase, anbei Trauben, Pfirsich und 1 Apfel.

      1839 - Bildmaß: 56 x 43,5 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt aufwendig gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 76 x 64,5 cm ). Öl auf Leinwand, rechts unten mit *L. v. Stoll, 1839* signiert und datiert. Das Bild etwas fleckig vor allem im rechten Hintergrundbereich, der Rahmen bestoßen.Verso mit altem Besitzetikett *Anna Erxleben, Wien, Beckmanngasse 1*. ( Bitte beachten: Versand kann hier nur ausgerahmt erfolgen – wenn der Rahmen gewünscht wird, so bitte ich um Selbstabholung ). ( Literatur u.a. Thieme-Becker Künstlerlexikon: Band XXXII, Seite 105 ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) ( Lagerort Richey ) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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