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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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        L'Abbesse de Castro par M. de Stendhal, Auteur de Rouge et Noir, de la Chartreuse de Parme, etc., etc.

      Paris Dumont 1839 1 In-8 Demi-basane rouge de l'époqueIn-8 de (2) ff. pour le faux titre et le titre, 329 pp. Petite déchirure habilement restaurée dans la marge blanche de la p. 153 sans atteinte au texte, petit manque de papier dans la marge blanche de la p. 163.Demi-basane rouge, dos lisse orné de filets dorés, pièce de titre en maroquin vert, non rogné. Petit manque à la pièce de titre. Cachet d'appartenance sur le titre. Reliure de l'époque. 219 x 135 mm. ÉDITION ORIGINALE DE CET OUVRAGE « RARE ET RECHERCHE » (Clouzot). Clouzot, 257 ; Carteret, II, 360 ; Rahir, La Bibliothèque de l'amateur, 646 ; Vicaire, Manuel de l'amateur de livres du XIXe siècle, 460. ÉDITION ORIGINALE RARE, A TOUTES MARGES, AVEC DE NOMBREUX TÉMOINS, CONSERVÉE DANS SA DEMI-RELIURE DE L'ÉPOQUE NON RESTAURÉE. Seuls 3 exemplaires brochés ou conservés dans une reliure de l'époque sans restaurations sont répertoriés dans ABPC depuis 1975. ***First edition of this rare work. It comprises three short stories: LAbbesse de Castro, Vittoria Accoramboni, duchesse de Bracciano and Les Cenci. A good wide-margined copy with untrimmed edges of this rare first edition, preserved in its contemporary half-binding. Only 3 copies of this work in wrappers or in a contemporary binding are recorded in ABPC since 1975. Bound in red half-roan. *** Très bon

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        The Orchard: The Management of Wall and Standard Fruit Trees, and the Forcing Pit; with Selected Lists and Synonymes of the Most Choice Variety

      Wm. S. Orr & Co, London 1839 - The 1839 1st edition of this lovely study of fruit trees of the orchard. Including 18 beautiful full-page, hand-colored plates. 1 plate at the frontispiece, 1 a "vignette in title" and the remaining 16 complementing the text. (All 18 of the plates also include their original tissue guards.) Bound in a full dark-blue leather, with 6 fine-tooled compartments, gilt-lettered spine label and gilt-ruled panels. Solid and VG, with light scuffing to the panels and very light wear along the panel edges. Thick 12mo, all edges gilt. Tasteful former owner bookplate at the front pastedown. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Florula Caprariae sive enumeratio plantarum in insula Capraria vel sponte nascentium vel ad utilitatem Latius excultarum.

      Torino, ex Typographia Regia, (1839). 4to (310 x 235mm). pp. 242, with 6 engraved plates. Later wrappers. The monograph was published in 'Memorie della Reale Acad. delle Scienze di Torino' Serie II, tom. 2.//Pritzel 6460; Stafleu & Cowan 6330.

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        Gunn's Domestic Medicine

      Pumpkintown, Tn: S.M. Johnson, 1839. 8th edition. Hardcover. Good. Pumpkintown, Tn: S.M. Johnson, 1839. 8th edition. Good. Leather covers and spine are rubbed and bumped but still intact. Contents are heavily foxed, front hinge starting to loosen but is still reasonably tight and there is some evidence of moisture on some pages as if the book may have been stored in a humid enviroment. There are no endpapers or frontispiece prior to the title page so they either are missing or were not part of this edition. There are previous owner marking on the front pastedown. <br/><br/>

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        PANORAMA DER EISENBAHN ZWISCHEN LEIPZIG UND DRESDEN. Lithographie in Vogel-Perspective. 4 Ellen lang.

      Leipzig, Hirschfeld, 1839. Ca. 225 x 25 cm. In originaler Pappband.

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        Die Drehkunst in ihrem ganzen Umfange oder deutliche Anweisung zur vollständigen Kenntniß aller Materialien, welche der Drechsler verarbeitet, zur Erbauung der Drehbänke und zur Verfertigung der nötigen Instrumente, besonders aber zum Drechseln in allen Materialien selbst, als in Holz, Horn, Eisenbein, Metall u. s. w., zur Verzierung der Arbeiten, zum Pressen des Holzes, des Horns, des Schildkrots ec., um erhabene Figuren auszudrücken, zur Verschönerung der Drechslerarbeiten durch Poliren, Lackiren ec. Nebst einem Anhange von verschiedenen, dem Drechsler nützlichen Recepten. Nach dem Französischen frei bearbeitet, neu geordnet und mit vielen Zusätzen und Zeichnungen vermehrt herausgegeben von D. Theodor Thon, alsdann in der zweiten Auflage.

      Voigt,, Weimar, 1839 - 22 x 12 cm. 422 S. ISBN: Keine. Original Pappband / Hard cover. Ganzfarbschnitt. No jacket. Guter Zustand. / Good condition. Bezugspapier teilweise gelöst, Schöner fester Buchblock, Vereinzelt braunfleckig. Immer noch ein schönes Bändchen dieser so seltenen Ausgabe. 2. Auflage. Sprache: de. * Versandfertig innerhalb von 20 Stunden! * Drechseln ist ein zerspanendes Fertigungsverfahren für Holz, seltener für Horn, Elfenbein, Bernstein, Alabaster, Serpentinite, Plexiglas und andere Kunststoffe. EL7. (MGT). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Panorama di Roma veduta dalla Torre del Campidoglio

      1839. Litografia, 1839, firmata e datata in basso a destra e sinistra. Bellissima prova, impressa su quattro fogli di carta coeva uniti, leggere ossidazioni, per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione. Questa panorama è idealmente preso dalla torre del Campidoglio ruotando da sinistra verso destra di 360 gradi, con una raffigurazione che inizia dal Pincio e si chiude a Piazza del Popolo. L'opera è stampata dalla litografia Kier di Venezia e nel margine inferiore reca una leggenda di 69 numeri. L'impianto della veduta è ancora quello di un pittore di tradizione settecentesca, in sintonia con la definizione che lo stesso Caffi, allora trentenne, dava di se stesso: "pittore prospettico". Emilio Re nella biografia sull'artista della mostra romana del 1959 definisce, già allora, "rara" la veduta. Bibliografia: Vedute Romane, pp. 13, 50, n. 74; Roma Veduta, p. 221, 67; Le piante di Roma nelle collezioni private, p. 344, 276. Dimensioni 1450x145. Lithograph, 1839, signed and dated on lower right and left. Beautiful work, printed on four sheets of contemporary laid paper then joined together, light oxidations otherwise in excellent condition. This panorama is ideally seen from the tower of the Campidoglio, rotating towards the right side of 360 degrees, starting from the Pincio and ending in Piazza del Popolo. The work has been printed by the Kier lithography in Venice; on lower margin it bears 69 numbers. The setting of the view recalls that of an XVIII century painter, according to the definition that Caffi himself, at the age of thirty, gave of his art: "perspective painter". In his biography of the artist, written on the occasion of the 1959 exhibition, Emilio Re defined this subject "rare". Bibliografia: Vedute Romane, pp. 13, 50, n. 74; Roma Veduta, p. 221, 67; Le piante di Roma nelle collezioni private, p. 344, 276. Dimensioni 1450x145. Roma Rome Vedute Romane, pp. 13, 50, n. 74; M. Gori Sassoli (a cura di), "Roma Veduta", p. 221, s. 67; C. Marigliani, "Le Piante di Roma delle collezioni private", tav. 276. 1450 145

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        Le Député d'Arcis

      1839Paris, Potter, sans date (1854). 4 volumes, 130 x 220 mm, 328, 327, 320 et 298 pp. Demi-maroquin brun, dos à nerfs richement orné de eurons, lets et encradrements, têtes dorées. Minimes frottements, rousseurs. PREMIERE EDITION EN LIBRAIRIE, la première partie, L'Election, ayant fait l'objet d'un tirage à part de L'Union Monarchique. Il se peut qu'Edouard Ourliac y ait collaboré. Le texte de Balzac s'achève dans cette édition à la page 65 du tome II, la fin étant de Charles Rabou. L'édition de Potter se voit préférer par le plupart des bibliophiles (Clouzot). Exemplaires finement reliés à la fin du XIXème siècle avec deux gravures de Andrieux figurant Simon Giguet et Philéas Beauvisage dans le premier tome.

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        Monuments et rues de Paris.

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

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        Magazin für die Druck- Färbe- und Bleichkunst und den damit verwandten Hülfswissenschaften. Band 1 bis 3 komplett. In Verbindung mit C. W. Juch und W. H. Kurrer herausgegeben von Johann Gottfried Dingler. (= Neues Journal für die Indiennen- oder Baumwollendruckerei, die Leinen-, Seiden- und Wollenzeugdruckerei, die Türkischrothfärberei, die Wollen-, Seiden-, Baumwollen-, und Leinenfärberei, und die Kunst zu bleichen, Band 5-7).

      Augsburg: Jenisch und Stage 1839 - VIII, 308; X, 318; IV, 288 Seiten. Frakturdruck. Mit mehreren Kupferstich-Abbildungen verschiedener Gerätschaften, Maschinen und Vorrichtungen in insgesamt 10 Bildtafeln auf 9 Faltkarten sowie 3 montierten Stoffproben mit farbigen Floralmustern. Engelmann 80 & 181. - Kirchner I, 3938. - Poggendorff I, 574. - Die schlichten Umschläge teils knickspurig und an Rücken wie Kanten unterschiedlich stark berieben. Lagen unbeschnitten und teils unaufgeschnitten. Schnitte angestaubt und bei den ersten 3 Lagen des 2. Bandes mit leichter Fehlstelle am vorderen Blattsteg ohne Textverlust. Papier gleichmäßig leicht gebräunt, an den Stegen vereinzelt schwach braunfleckig mit einem großflächigen, jedoch nur leicht gebräuntem Wasserfleck auf der ersten Lage des dritten Bandes. Zwei Kupfer in Band 1 mit unaufäligem Wasserrand in margine. Sonst innen noch sehr gutes und vollständiges Exemplar des recht seltenen und interessanten Werkes im originalen Auslieferungszustand. - Die Kupferstiche alle in gutem Druck, die 3 farbigen Materialproben ebenfalls gut erhalten. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1001 8° (21,5 x 12,5 cm). Blaue Interims-Umschläge der Zeit. [Softcover / Paperback]. 3 Bände (= vollständig). 2. unveränderte Ausgabe. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        L'Abbesse de Castro

      in 8 reliure postérieure cartonnée à la bradel pièce de titre manuscrite contrecollée.Faux-titre avec tampon de papeterie,titre avec tampon identique,329 pages,TRES RARE catalogue de 12 pages en fin de volume.non rogné,Paris Dumont éditeur 1839.Imprimerie E.Dépée à Sceaux. Deuxième plat de couverture conservé.Premier plat en fac-similé.Emboitage.Bon exemplaire à très grandes marges. EDITION ORIGINALE DE CET OUVRAGE RARE ET RECHERCHE.Elle est composée de trois nouvelles:L'Abbesse de Castro,Vittoria Accoramboni,duchesse de Bracciano et Les Cenci.TROIS CHRONIQUES ITALIENNES,ETAPES CAPITALES DANS LA GENESE DE LA CHARTREUSE DE PARME.Stendhal consacra plusieurs œuvres à cette Italie tant aimée.Quand,en 1833,il acquit à Rome des manuscrits de chroniques du XVIe siècle,il s'enthousiasma pour sa trouvaille et en tira six œuvres, dont les trois éditées ici.Déterminé à respecter strictement la vérité historique,il traduisit ses sources, strictement pour Les Cenci(écrite en avril 1837),plus librement avec Vittoria Accoramboni(écrite de mars-avril 1833 à août 1836),et de manière beaucoup plus romancée avec L'Abbesse de Castro(écrite en septembre 1838 et février 1839

      [Bookseller: Charbonnel]
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        Des microscopes et de leur usage. Description d'appareils et de procédés nouveaux, suivie d'expériences microscopiques puisées dans les meilleurs ouvrages anciens et les notes de M. Le Baillif, et d'un mémoire sur les diatomées, etc. par M. de Brébisson

      1839 - [6]-284 pages, 5 planches Paris, Chez l'auteur et Crochard, 1839, in-8, [6]-284 pages, 5 planches dépliantes, demi-toile ocre, pièce de titre fauve, tranches citron, Première édition, peu courante, de ce manuel de microscopie servant à Charles Chevalier de promotion pour la mise en avant de ses propres microscopes : les planches 3 et 4 représentent les différents microscopes conçus et/ou construits par Vincent puis Charles Chevalier, notamment la planche 4 qui décrit en 8 figures distinctes les nombreux usages du célèbre microscope universel horizontal des Chevalier. Importante publication du constructeur français de microscopes le plus importants de la première moitié du XIXe siècle, où se forma Alfred Nachet. Reliure médiocre, quelques rousseurs surtout concentrées en tête et en fin d'ouvrage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [PLATE XLIX] 1. PIED WAGTAIL M. 2. GREY WAGTAIL M. 3. YELLOW WAGTAIL M. 4. MEADOW PIPIT 5. TREE PIPIT 6. ROCK PIPIT

      [Edinburgh & London, 1839. Original etched copper printing plate from ILLUSTRATIONS OF BRITISH ORNITHOLOGY. Plate-maker's stamp on verso: "Willm. Pontifex Son & Co / No 46 / Shoe Lane London." [with:] An uncolored proof print from the plate. Very good. A fine original copper printing plate from "the finest and largest book about British Birds" (Jackson). The plate was used to print plate 49 from Selby's major work. Christine Jackson writes of the prints: "The copper plates were superbly executed and the monochrome printed plates have an austere beauty unmatched in other bird books illustrated by line. Every feather is clearly visible, with all the details of the large flight feathers and the softer plumage standing out in immaculate precision. Tone, shade, and texture were all exploited to the fullest extent and demonstrate the best of which copper etching and engraving were capable" (BIRD ETCHINGS, 1985, p.204). Prideaux John Selby was a versatile gentleman naturalist, born on July 23, 1788 in Alnwick, Northumberland, he inherited Twizell House and its estate in 1804, and throughout his life did not neglect his duties as a landowner, magistrate, High Sheriff, and then deputy lieutenant of Northumberland. He married Lewis Tabitha Mitford, the daughter of Bertram Mitford of Mitford Castle, Northumberland, in 1810, and by 1817 had a happy marriage, three daughters, and a house that had become a sort of upmarket `staging-post' for naturalists heading North and South along the nearby Great North Road. Visitors were to include John James Audubon (who gave Selby and his brother-in-law, Robert Mitford, lessons in drawing), Sir William Jardine (one of Selby's closest friends and a collaborator on various later works), John Gould, William Yarrell, H.E.Strickland, to name but a few. Natural history and ornithology had been Selby's passion from youth, and Christine Jackson notes, in her excellent introduction to the Sotheby catalogue of the Bradley Martin collection of Selby watercolors, that, besides "collecting and preserving birds, Selby had observed them in the field, making careful notes of their habitat and habits. At his leisure, he also sensitively colored drawings of them. With this accumulation of practical knowledge, specimens, and some drawings, Selby embarked in 1819 on an ambitious project to publish the most up-to- date, life-size illustrations of British birds. "Since he had an incomplete pictorial record of his birds, many remained to be drawn while publication of the parts of the work proceeded. The aim was to issue each part comprising twelve plates at regular intervals of six months. The size of the paper chosen was elephant folio (27" x 21 1/2") in order that most of the birds might be represented life-size. For each plate, Selby made watercolor paintings of the species." "Selby etched his drawings on copper plates and then either took or sent the plates to William Home Lizars in Edinburgh. Either Lizars or one of his workmen took a pull [proof impression] from Selby's plate and worked on any parts necessary to bring the plate to a very fine state of completion. Selby and Sir William Jardine both purchased their copper plates and etching ground from Pontifex of London, and their letters refer to the progress made in drawing and 'biting' or etching their plates. If they made a mistake or accidently over-etched a plate, they relied on Lizars to correct by burnishing to lighten it" (Jackson, BIRD ETCHINGS, pp.202-204). BM (NH) IV, pp.1896-96. FINE BIRD BOOKS (1990), p.141. NISSEN (IVB) 853. ZIMMER p.571 (all refs).

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        Les Cent et un Robert Macaire, composés et dessinés par M. H. Daumier, sur les légendes de M. Ch. Philippon.

      Paris, Aubert et Cie, 1839, 2 volumes, in-4, reliés, non paginé (203 p. pour le tome1, 213 p. pour le tome 2). Edition originale. Bien complet des 101 lithographies de Daumier. Reliure d'époque, demi veau glacé olive, dos lisse à décor romantique doré, titres et tomaisons dorés, plats de papier vert illustré, un mors fendu sur 5 cm au tome 2, plats frottés, rousseurs claires principalement dans les marges extérieures, première garde manquante au tome 1, l'exemplaire a été restauré (plats refaits et réemboîtage de deux feuillets au tome 1). Rare édition originale de ce recueil de caricatures. Bon état. ************* PROMO : Envoi gratuit en courrier suivi et assurance à partir de 20 € d'achat (France seulement), remise 20 % pour commande supérieure à 60 €.

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