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ACKERMANN, R.,
All Souls Taken from the Top of the Radcliffe Library. Hand-Coloured Aquatint.
. R. Reeve after A. Pugin. Pub. Jan.1st 1814 at 101 Strand for R. Ackermann's History of Oxford. i.e. Ackermann's A history of the University of Oxford, its colleges, halls, and public buildings. London, R. Ackermann, 1814. c. 200 x 285 mm. measured without the margins. in black and gilt decorated frame. Behind glass. From the walls of Thornton's bookshop when still in Broad street. Some very slight spotting in the margins.
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Book number: F0068EPH
GBP 24.50 [Appr.: EURO 28.75 US$ 31.43 | JP 3418]
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ACKERMANN, R.,
St. Peter's Church. Hand-Coloured Aquatint.
. R. Reeve after A. Pugin. Pub. July 1st 1814 at 101 Strand for R. Ackermann's History of Oxford. i.e. Ackermann's A history of the University of Oxford, its colleges, halls, and public buildings. London, R. Ackermann, 1814. c. 200 x 260 mm. measured without the margins. in black and gilt decorated frame. Behind glass. From the walls of Thornton's bookshop when still in Broad street. Some very slight spotting in the margins.
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Book number: F0067EPH
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ACKERSDIJCK, JAN (1790- 1861)
Verhaal Eener Reize in Rusland, Gedaan in Het Jaar 1835. 2 Volumes.
. Groningen, W. van Boekeren 1840. [VI],XIV,302; [IV],VI,[2],363p. With engraved frontispiece to volume 1. Contemp. half black calf leather binding with leather corners, gilt titles and decorations on the spines, marbled paper covered boards . Text sl. darkened, which is usual for this work, pinhole in margin on pp. 130/131, First (only) edition. An account of the author's three months crossing through Russia, with visits to St Petersburg, Moscow, Gorki and Kazan, for the greater part written in the form of a diary. It is regarded as one of the most interesting and one of the most reliable sources for the knowledge of Russia in the early nineteenth century, full of details about Russian history, culture, daily life, administration, institutions, commerce, etc. Jan Ackersdijck had been a lawyer in Utrecht and in 1825 was appointed professor of political sciences in Lige. After the Belgian revolution of 1830 he left the Southern Netherlands and the following year was appointed professor in Utrecht. He there occupied himself with a variety of subjects, public law, political history, colonial policy, rural economy, etc. He also lectured on statistics and economic theory, and for that has been credited with being the first academic economist in the Netherlands. Though he published a number of smaller works on these subjects he did not expose his economic theory in a more systematic way, yet he is said to have considered himself a follower of Malthus. He was convinced of the importance of own observation of foreign countries and therefore made travels to most European countries. The present book on his travel to Russia is his only more extended publication. He travelled all over Europe to collect data on the geography, population, society, trade, etc. paving the way and laying the foundation for the disciplines that later in the 19th century would be called 'economy' and 'sociology'. Ackersdijck left Utrecht in June 1835, and travelled by way of Hamburg, Kiel and Lbeck to St. Petersburg, and from there to Novgorod, Moscow, Nizhniy Novgorod, Kazan, Simbirsk, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Hamburg to return to Utrecht in October of the same year. SEE: Cat. Russica A135. NNBW IV,c.9. Butter p.54, Muller, Bibl. Neerlando-Russe 13; Cat. NHSM I, p.196; Tiele, Bibl. 24; WorldCat shows 2 copies.
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Book number: F2576
GBP 145.00 [Appr.: EURO 169.25 US$ 186.04 | JP 20230]
Catalogue: Russian History
Keywords: Russian Travel Russia Rare

 
BURGH, HENRY
18e Eeuwse Plattegrond Van Rotterdam Met Legenda / 18th Century Map of Rotterdam + Amsterdam Panorama.
. Copper engraving , 147 x 187 mm. From: : Modern history: or the present state of all nations. Vol. VIII: Continuation of the German Empire: North part of Upper Saxony, Lower Saxony, Upper and Lower Rhine, and Westphalia, with the present state of the United Netherlands. door SALMON, [THOMAS], Published by London, James Crokatt, 1728. image available.
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Book number: F3258
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Keywords: Cartography Netherlands Map

 
CARR, J[AMES] L[OYD]
The First Saturday in May; an Echo of a Shropshire Lad
. The Tern Press, Shropshire, 1993. Hardcover. First book Edition, limited to 140 numbered copies printed on Lana paper and signed by the publishers, Nicholas and Mary Parry. Landscape small8vo. Unpaginated. Decorated boards. Illustrated with eight black and white wood engravings from drawings and photographs taken at various villages on the first Saturday in May, 1993,by Nicholas Parry. In fine state. No dust wrapper, as issued. A delightful account of the first village cricket match of the 1936 season and the train journey to and from the game. Carr's story was first printed in the cricketing anthology 'Fine Glances', issued three years previously. White and green pictorial paper over boards. Title in red on front cover and spine. outer edge untrimmed. Textured green end papers A charming book on cricket. delightful little story by J.L Carr recalling a match he played at Bridgenorth in Worcestershire in 1936. Strangely, this attractive item is not widely known. Byron Rogers wrote a highly acclaimed biography of JL Carr , but the First Saturday in May is not shown in the list of books written by Carr. It also escaped the attention of Stephen Gibbs in Post Padwick. J.L. Carr. 1912-1994, was one of the great polymaths of the twentieth century, putting his hand to teaching, travelling, novels, and social history, and even serving a stint as a photographer for the R.A.F. Famed for his eccentricity, he went through six publishers, one for each novel he wrote, until he formed his own Quince Tree Press. This is a beautiful and wistful account of a half-remembered pre-war cricket match: 'At least two of us would die in fixtures even then tentatively arranged for our generation." 1993 . Loosely inseted is a handwritten letter by Mary Parry dated 11-9-2004.
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Book number: 091849-13
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Keywords: Bibliophile Private Press Weblists2 Bibliophile Limited Editions English Literature

 
NIJHOFF SALES CATALOGUES
Martinus Nijhoff , 16 Sales Catalogues Containing Russian and Other Slavic Titles
. Issued from the 1960s till 1980. All prepared under the supervision of the eminent antiquarian bookseller Anton Gerits and from Nijhoff's famous address Lange Voorhout 9-11 in the Hague. Most titles are in Cyrillic. We offer: list 701: Russian books on Linguistics, 467 titles; List 721: Russian theatre and music, 241 titles + 14 in Western languages; List 725: religion and church in Russia 547 titles;List 730: Russian geography and travels. 463 titles; List 731: Russian books on the peasant problem and the work of the Zemstvos, 416 titles; List 733: the Decembrist movement, 219 titles; List 734: Russian recollections and diaries, 313 titles + 14 titles in Western languages; List 735: Pre-revolutionary social and political thought, 553 titles + 18 titles in Western European languages; List 739 Rulers over Russia (Czars, Czaritzas, Nobility, Insurgents ) 330 titles; List 741 : Slavic linguistics( this one issued in 1980) items 1 - - 721 in Russian, 722 - 754 in Western languages; List 742: Russian military history and science.(1980) 608 titles + loose insert with11 titles in Western languages; List 744: Communism and the Soviet Union. 410 titles; List 757: Russicana. Education and pedagogy , ethnography, folklore, philosophy, social and cultural life. 277 titles. In addition 3 catalogues as opposed to LISTS: these were numbered separately. Cat. 848: Russian books and periodicals Part I Letters A - N. (1974) 1282 titles, 84 pages; Cat. 849: Russian books and periodicals Part II Letters K - P. numbers 1283- 2634, 88 pages; Catalogue 873: Books on Eastern Europe (1977) 1010 titles, 66 pages.
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Book number: F3255
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Catalogue: Slavic
Keywords: Russian Slavic Bibliography

 
DEMIDOFF, ANATOLE DE, PRINCE OF SAN DONATO.
Voyage Dans la Russie Méridionale & la Crimée Par la Hongrie, la Valachie & la Moldavie Exécuté En 1837. . . Par Mm. De Sainson, le Play, Hout, Léveillé, de Nordmann, Rousseau Et Du Ponceau 2 Volumes
. Ddi Sa Majest Nicolas Premier, Empereur de toutes des Russies. Dessin d'aprs nature et lithographi par (Auguste) Raffet. With 100 tinted lithographs printed on India paper, by Auguste Raffet and printed by Auguste Bry (including additional lithographed title, and 9 other lithographed section titles), all with tissues. Half-title, illus. lithogr. title to face the title-page, with a plate list on verso numb. 1-100. 2 unn. pp. (half title), pp. 3- 64 with descriptive text for the plates nos. 1-87 (no description for the text of the plates 88-100 as usual, so complete). Large folio (530 x 350 mm). Contemp. black half chagrin, back gilt. With heraldic bookplate Louis Mondanton. Paris: Publi par Gihaut Frres, [1838-1848 ] First edition of this rare and complete album of an expedition through Hungary to southern Russia, returning by way of Constantinople and Smyrnia. Plates nos. 1 (frontispiece) - 8, Hungary; nos. 9- 19, Wallachia; nos. 20- 24, Moldova; nos. 25- 30 Bessarabia; nos. 31- 54 Crimea, 1st part; nos. 55- 68, Camp of Vosnessensk, inter alia portrait of Nicolas I; nos. 69- 80; Crimea, 2nd part; nos. 88- 100 show the portraits of the members of the expedition. The present huge work describes and illustrates scenery and exotic architecture, not only of the Russian meridional region, and depicts also uniforms, military camps, costumes, professions, festivities, trade, custom and manners of Armenians, Cossacks, Gipsies, Jews, Russians, Tartars, Turks, etc. An interior of a coffee shop is shown. This scientific journey to southern Russia and the Crimea, etc. was organized by Count Demidoff (1812-70) on behalf of the government. 22 scholars (of which Jules Janin wrote the descriptive text), and artists (of which Raffet was the most important one) accompanied the expedition. Opposite plate 93, (portrait of J. J. Huout) is a 3- page A.L.S. by his son Paul dated Colmar, 1 July 1868 . Prince Demidoff was a famous art collector. His collection was sold in Paris in 1870.- 2 small stamps and stamped number on title, a few slight spots, and some light smudging to margins at the beginning. A nice association copy on large paper. Brunet II, 583; Vicaire III, 167; NBG 13/14, p. 559 & NBG 25/26, p. 578; cf. Atabey 337 (later ed.); not in Blackmer.+ A de Dmidoff: Voyage dans La Russie meridionale et la Crimee, par la Hongrie, la Valachie et la Moldavie, execute en 1837. Paris, 1840.in half blue morocoo binding, gilt titling. 7+621+(3) pp. pag. 64 plates by affet. Frontispiece: Nicolaas I on horseback . PAYMENT FOR THSE 2 VOLUMES ONLY VIA BANK TRANSFER.
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Book number: F2901
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HAECKEL, ERNST:
Ursprung Und Entwicklung Thierischer Gewebe. Ein Histogenetischer Beitrag Zur Gastrea-Theorie.
. Separat-Abbruck [ = offprint ] aus der Jen. Ueitschrift fr Naturwissenschaft, Bd. XVIII N.F. XI. Bd. - Jena, Gustav Fischer, 1884, 8, [4]71 pp. no front cover. With a signed dedication by the author to Dr. Rudolf Buri dated Jena, 4.8.1894. First Edition! Ernst Heinrich Haeckel (1834-1919), prominent German biologist, zoologist, and philosopher. He studied medicine and natural philosophy at Wrzburg, Berlin, and Vienna, and became professor of zoology, Jean (1865-1908). He is famous for his work on a number of scientific expeditions to Canary Islands (1866-67), Red Sea (1873), Ceylon (1881-82), Java (1900-01), among others. Haeckel was the first German advocate of organic evolution and early supporter of Darwin and evolution. Haeckel enunciated biogenetic law that in the development of the individual animal the stages in the evolutionary history of the postulating species are repeated, postulating as illustration a hypothetical ancestral form (gastraea) represented by the gastrula stage of the individual; first to draw up a genealogical tree relating the various animal orders. His works include Monographie der Radiolaren (1862), Generelle Morphologie der Organismen (1866), Naturliche Schopfungsgeschichte Anthropogenie order Entwicklungsgeschichte (1868), des Menschen (1874), Studien zur Gastraeatheorie (1877), Monismus als Band zwischen Religion und Wissenschaft (1892), and Weltratzel (1899). DIF DSB.
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Book number: F3126
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 41 US$ 44.91 | JP 4883]
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Keywords: Medical History of Medicine Rare Biology

 
HAUSDORFF, RITA
Silesian Story : The Story of a Jewish Family in Germany
. Free German League of Culture in Great Britain . No front cover only the rear wrapper left. 7 editions were published between 1943 and 1945 in English and German. the original German titles was die Hellers. Rita Hausdorff became prominent in exile with this booklet. writer, She was a journalist and Communist whose life and work in Germany, Czechoslovakia, Britain and back in Germany have today been virtually forgotten (in this she may perhaps be seen as exemplary of the female political exile. She made contributions in various capacities to the work of the Freie Deutsche Kulturbund, especially in areas regarded as predominantly female concerns, as well as her editorship of the Britishbased journal Frau in Arbeit and her other writing in exile.
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Book number: F3244
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Keywords: Nazi World War 2 Jewish Germany

 
KERGUELEN TREMAREC, YVES JOSEPH DE,
Relation D'un Voyage Dans la Mer Du Nord, Aux Cotes D'islande, Du Groenland,, de Ferro, de Schettland, Des Orcades & de Norwege; Faite En 1767 & 1768.
. 1771. Paris, 1771; 4to; viii, [iv], 220 pp. with 10 engraved plates [3 folding], and 8 maps [7 folding]; title printed in red and black with a fine engraved vignette, two further fine copper-egraved vignettes; AN UNCUT COPY IN THE ORIGINAL PUBLISHER'S MOTTLED BLUE PAPER-COVERED BOARDS with a contemporary hand-written paper label on the spine; edges worn and rubbed, short marginal split to rear hinge at head of spine, very slight loss at base of spine, surface of boards expertly restored, very small damp-stain in extreme top margins of c.30 pages, minute worm-holes in inner margins of c. 12 pages and to last 20 pages, affecting a few letters. First edition. Internally a clean fresh copy overall, in the original boards. The famous plates are engraved after Eisen. This copy is complete with the sixth leaf of the prelims, printed on one side only ("Avis au Relieur" with list of maps and plates giving relevant pages). This leaf is frequently lacking, having then been discarded by the binder after use. see: Chadenat, n607 ; Sabin, n37617 ; Cox, II, 21.
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Book number: IS001040
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Keywords: Ianweb Antiquarian Travel French Maritime Naval History Rare Travel and Exploration Illustrated Scotland Scandinavia Greenland Iceland Orkney Lapps

 
WALLACE, A.F.,
The Progress of Plastic Surgery. An Introductory History.
. Oxford: W.A.Meeuws, 1982; xii,184 pp. illus. Mint. hardback in d/j GM 5768.5.
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Book number: 092481-3
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.25 US$ 5.77 | JP 628]
Keywords: Wim Meeuws Plastic Surgery

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