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        Milano

      1840. Affascinante veduta panoramica della città di Milano ritratta dall'attuale Porta Venezia. Interessante l'animazione del primo piano che fornisce uno spaccato della vita quotidiana che si svolgeva attorno ai caselli del dazio, con la raffigurazione dei carri che entravano ed uscivano dalla città. La litografia è impreziosita da una fresca e vivace coloritura d'epoca alla guoache. Sulla sinistra si notano alcuni segni del tempo che non compromettono l'ottimo stato di conservazione di questa rara veduta. Riferimeti: Arrigoni, "Milano nelle vecchie stampe", vol. I, p. 16, n° 56

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        Messerschmid'.

      - altkolorierte und eiweißerhöhte Lithographie b. Fasoli & Ohlman in Strasbourg, um 1840, 18 x 25 Seltene Darstellung einer Messerschmiedwerkstatt.

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        Panorama der Mosel von Metz bis Coblenz, mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der römischen Alterthümer in Trier, aufgenommen von G. Jung, geordnet und nebst der Schrift auf Stein gravirt von. J.F. Friedrichsen. Coblenz, bei J. Heinrich Müller.':.

      - Lithographie v. J.F. Friedrichsen n. G. Jung b. J. Heinrich Müller in Koblenz, um 1840, 127 x 24 Nicht bei Mersch. - Zeigt den Mosellauf von Metz bis zur Mündung in den Rhein bei Koblenz. - Unten dem Mosellauf Gesamtansicht von Saarburg und zusätzlicher Titel. - Links und rechts neben der Mosel 63 Ansichten. - Die Ansichten zeigen u.a.: Trier (11x), Igel, Bernkastel, Burg Arras, Koblenz (7x), Andernach, Maria-Laach, Bischofsstein, Treis-Karden, Wasserbillig, Konz, Neumagen-Drohn, Traben-Trarbach, Braubach, Burg Eltz. - Seltener Mosellauf in original Umschlag. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        NEUSTADT/Saale. "die berühmte ehemalige Kaiser-Burg Salzburg, nebst Neuhaus bei Neustadt an der fränkischen Saale". Gesamtansicht.

      - Lithographie von H. Stauch bei J.B. Scheiner, Würzburg, um 1840, 26 x 35 cm. Nicht bei Lentner. - Sehr seltene Ansicht.

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        Sabil wa Kuttab Tusun Pasha, Fountain of Pasha Tusun. "The Fountain of Toosoon Pasha in the Principal Street of Cairo." On stone by J.C. Bourne Drawn by O.B.Carter Archtecht.. Published for the Proprietors by Hodgson & Greaves.1840

      Middle East: London Tilt and Bogue 1840. Tinted lithograph of the Sabil wa Kuttab Tusun Pasha, Cairo from Robert Hay's "Illustrations of Cairo..." The view shows the ornate fountain erected to honour the deceased son of Muhammad 'Ali, Ahmad Tusun, a two-story kuttab flanks the sabil on either side. The image shows the busy life of the city. The plates of the streets within Cairo are often the only records of the city at that time, as many of the buildings were demolished in the succeeding years. Robert Hay much less famous than his fellow countryman and contemporary David Roberts nevertheless made the greater contribution to Egyptian Archaeology with his two expeditions of 1824-8 & 1829-34. Generally bright and clean, very light toning darker at edges of page; minor spots to blank margins; lithographers pinholes to corners of image, as usual. Robert Hay, 1799-1863 Egyptologist, first visited Egypt in 1818 whilst serving in the Royal Navy. Inspired by the work of Giovanni Battista Belzoni, and others he would return in 1824 and spend most of the next 10 years in the country, heading 2 expeditions with the intention of recording detailed accounts of as many Pharonic sites as possible; Robert Hay was typical of the new generation of Egyptologists, interested in recording rather than hoarding unlike the previous generation's dealer-collectors . As heir to the Earl of Tweeddale he was wealthy enough to employ a number of artists to join him in his expeditions, intended to be the greatest since that of Napolean. He collected together, artists, architects, topographical draughtsmen and antiquarians. These young men : Joseph Banoni, Francis Arundale, James Halburton {known as Burton], Charles Laver, Edward Lane, John Wilkinson GB Greenhough ,John Wilkinson, George Hoskins and Frederick Catherwood all of whom would become famous in later years, laid down the basis of Egyptian archaeology (Incidents of Travel in Egypt, Arabia Petræa, and the Holy Land John Lloyd Stephens, Courier Corporation, 1996 ) The intention was to record all the ruins, murals & inscriptions and make detailed ground plans of the sites. They were greatly assisted by the use of the camera lucida, a means of reflecting an image on to paper which Frederick Catherwood in particular among Hay's party used to great effect. Considering the scope of the expeditions it is surprising that Hay's only published work is the Illustrations of Cairo... Drawn on Stone by J. C. Bourne, under the superintendence of Owen B. Carter, architect. London Tilt and Bogne, 1840. [the text would appear the following year] Unfortunately Hay was a procrastinator, having dithered about selling his plaster casts to the British Museum until they began to lose interest and the more he procrastinated, the less the museum was interested. In the end, after years of expensive storage, the large heads and two of the other casts went to the British Museum with the single stipulation that a present of £100 be given to Bonomi for all the work he had done. Hay received nothing "The book project followed a similar course. Lane, a disciplined artist and writer, was clearly the man for the job. But Hay wanted to dedicate the book to Lane, so he asked Charles Carter to do the drawings and James Burton, who was even less decisive than Hay, to do the writing. Thanks largely to Lane's prodding, the book was finally published in November 1840, beautifully printed, lavishly bound—and expensive. The public passed it by, and Hay lost almost £2000–the equivalent of £95,000 ($150,000) today.... Thoroughly annoyed over the huge sums he had lost and uncertain why his efforts had failed so miserably, Hay sank into the life of a country gentleman, his interest in Egypt displaced by the time-consuming management of a large estate. From time to time he would write to the faithful Bonomi how much he missed their days in Egypt and lamenting his own lack of discipline..... ..Hay's legacy was not what he might have wished. The great head from Abu Simbel, which was far too large to exhibit successfully, was cut up—"not judiciously"—and stored in pieces in the British Museum, along with most of the casts that the Museum had acquired in 1840. The antiquities Hay had collected while in Egypt fared somewhat better. After his death, the British Museum purchased 529 items from his estate for £1000. The remaining objects in Hay's collection were placed on public display and then sold to a Boston banker and collector whose son later bequeathed them to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, where they formed the basis of that museum's Egyptological collection. The drawings remained for some time in the Hay estate, but eventually went to the British Library (then part of the British Museum), where they are now housed in 49 portfolios." [ The Lost Portfolios of Robert Hay by Jane Waldron Grutz from Saudi Aramco World March/April 2003 ] Owen Browne Carter (1806–1859) was an English architect,In about 1829–30 he went to Egypt in the company of Robert Hay. He spent some time in Cairo, where he made a large number of architectural and topographical drawings, about fifty of which are in collection of the British Museum. Abbey Travel I 270; Blackmer 794; Gay 2497; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p 292 Middle East Egypt Cairo Sabil wa Kuttab Tusun Pasha,Fountain of Pasha Tusun

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        The Life and Adventures of Michael Armstrong, The Factory Boy

      London: Henry Colburn, 1840, 1840. First edition in book form, preceded by the issue in monthly parts. Sadleir 3228a; Wolff 6818a; NCBEL III, 769. Edges a little rubbed; prelims and plates slightly to moderately foxed; very good copy.. 3 vols, 8vo, later red quarter calf, red cloth sides, green morocco labels, gilt decorations and lettering. Frontispieces and 21 plates. A novel highly sympathetic with the plight of exploited children and young factory workers.

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        The History of Scotland During the Reigns of Queen Mary and of King James VI, History and Political Philosophy of Middle and Working Classes, Treatise on Man and Development of Faculties & Discourses on the Fine Arts FOUR VOLUMES IN ONE

      William and Robert Chambers, Edinburgh 1840 - 4to. Four volumes bound as one, William Robertson - History of Scotland during Reigns of Queen Mary and King James VI till his accession to the Crown of England. 1840. 204pp. Some foxing to first few pages otherwise good. John Wade - History and Political Philosophy of the Middle and Working Classes. 1842. 4th ( and last) apparently much the scarcest of editions. 174pp. Some sporadic foxing otherwise good. M.A. Quetelet - A Treatise on Man and the Development of his Faculties. 1842. First and only edition published in the 19th Century.cp. 7 maps and charts. Joshua Reynolds - Discourses on the Fine Arts delivered to the students of the Royal Academy. 1840. 64pp. All pages lightly but uniformly browned. Good in half black calf and marbled paper boards. Red morocco labels with minor damage to edges. Some wear and rubbing to extremities but sound and gilt bright, good. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Souvenirvedute in Rosenform.

      - Stahlstich b. Carl Adler in Hamburg, um 1840, 26,5 (Durchmesser) Stula S. 143 (Vorliegendes Exemplar mit Variante in der Rosenform). - Souvenirvedute in Rosenform mit 28 Ansichten. - Das Deckblatt in Farblithographie. - Die Ansichten zeigen: Sanssouci (2x), Neue Kammer, Communs, Neptunsgrote, Ruinenberg, Freundschaftstempel, Rathaus, Belvedere in Glienecke, Pfaueninsel, Hof in Glienecke, Potsdam, Chinesisches Haus, Kgl. Schloss, Nikolaikirche, neue Palais, Friedenskirche, Brandenburger Tor, Eingang zu Sanssouci, Nauener Tor, Schloss Babelsberg, Belvedere, Marmor Palais, Tabakskollegium, Charlottenhof, Partie in Charlottenhof, Schloß Glienecke u. Russische Kirche. - Mit original Umschlag. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SÄCHSISCHE SCHWEIZ. - Bastei. "Bastei in der sächs. Schweiz".Weiter Blick übers Elbtal und die Sächsische Schweiz, links und rechts auf hohen Felsen zahlreiche Ausflügler, auf der Elbe Schiffe, rechts am Ufer Eisenbahn.

      - Lithographie mit Tonplatte von E. Hasse und H. Williard bei J. Braunsdorf, Dresden, um 1840, 31 x 44 cm. Geglätteter Mittelbug. Sehr breiter Rand. - Stimmungsvolle Ansicht.

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        \"Bastei in der sächs. Schweiz\".Weiter Blick übers Elbtal und die Sächsische Schweiz, links und rechts auf hohen Felsen zahlreiche Ausflügler, auf der Elbe Schiffe, rechts am Ufer Eisenbahn.

       Lithographie mit Tonplatte von E. Hasse und H. Williard bei J. Braunsdorf, Dresden, um 1840, 31 x 44 cm. Geglätteter Mittelbug. Sehr breiter Rand. - Stimmungsvolle Ansicht. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Sachsen und Sachsen-Anhalt

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        Cuerpo de Leyes de la Republica de Colombia, Que Comprendre...

      , 1840. 1840. Early Digest of Colombian Law Colombia, Republic of. Cuerpo de Leyes de la Republica de Colombia: Que Comprendre Todas las Leyes, Decretos y Resoluciones Dictados por sus Congresos Desde el de 1821 Hasta el Ultimo de 1827. Reimpreso Cuidadosamente por la Edicion Oficial de Bogota Publicada en Tres Volumenes. Con un Indice Cronologico y Otro Alfabetico de la Materia de las Leyes. Caracas: En la Imprenta de Valentin Espinal, 1840. [iii], XVI, [1], XIX-XL, [2], 2-592 pp. Octavo (9" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary quarter cloth over marbled boards, printed paper title panel to spine. Light rubbing to boards, moderate wear to extremities, chipping to spine ends, corners somewhat worn, text block partially detached. Moderate toning to text, light foxing and browning in a few places, internally clean. Ex-library. Location label to spine, small inkstamp to title page, annotations to verso. * The Republic of Colombia, or Gran Colombia, was established by Simon Bolivar in 1819. It included present-day Venezuela, Panama and Ecuador and parts of present-day Brazil. Internal tensions caused this nation to collapse in 1830-1831. This volume is based on a three-volume digest of the nation's laws issued in 1825. OCLC locates 5 copies in North American law libraries (Harvard, LSU, UC-Berkeley, UT-Austin, Yale).

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        La Vestale Tragédie Lyrique en trois Actes, de Mr. de Jouy... Représentée pour la 1re. fois, sur le Théâtre de l'Académie Royale de Musique, le 15 Décembre 1807. Livraison contenant [blank] Prix: 80 fr. Réduit pour Piano: 60 f[r]. [Piano-vocal score]

      Paris: Maurice Schlesinger [PN E. 1001.], [ca. 1840]. Folio. Quarter contemporary dark purple calf with marbled boards with central monogram gilt, raised bands on spine in decorative compartments gilt with titling gilt, marbled endpapers. 1f. (title), 1f. (cast list and table of contents), 2, 276 pp. Engraved. Text in French. First two pages of music (from the overture) printed twice. With "Chalcographie de Mlle. Lélú" printed to lower margin of p. 1. Binding slightly worn, rubbed, and bumped. Light to moderate foxing, primarily to blank margins. Light showthrough, heavier to final leaves; lower margins of final leaves slightly dampstained, not affecting music. A very good copy overall. Devriès and Lesure Vol. I, Part I, pp. 65-66; II pp. 135-136; 385-392. OCLC nos. 21725416 (Schlesinger edition; one copy only, at the Eastman School of Music), 53016214 (Erard edition; one copy only, at Harvard), 844421863 (Delahante edition; one copy only, at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France). Reprinted from the plates of Mlles. Erard, who most probably issued the original edition ca. 1828-1830, later reissued in ca. 1833 by Delahante, the successors of Erard. Schlesinger absorbed Delahante in 1840. La Vestale, to a libretto by Etienne de Jouy, was first performed at the Paris Opéra on December 15, 1807. Spontini "dominated serious grand opera of the early 19th century in Paris and later in Berlin... [La Vestale], mostly composed in 1805 but repeatedly revised, was performed only after the intervention of the Empress Josephine. However, it turned out to be not only the most successful work of Spontini's unsteady career but also the one serious French opera to achieve lasting and international fame between 1789 and 1826. The first performance... was a great success; the work had its 100th performance at the Opéra in 1816 and its 200th in 1830. In the years that followed, it was performed in most foreign opera houses... before interest in it waned after 1850." Anselm Gerhard in Grove Music Online.

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        La Vestale Tragédie Lyrique en trois Actes, de Mr. de Jouy. Représentée pour la 1re. fois, sur le Théâtre de l'Académie Royale de Musique, le 15 Décembre 1807. Livraison contenant [blank] Prix: 80 fr. Réduit pour Piano: 60 f[r]. [Piano-vocal score]

      Maurice Schlesinger [PN E. 1001.], Paris 1840 - Folio. Quarter contemporary dark purple calf with marbled boards with central monogram gilt, raised bands on spine in decorative compartments gilt with titling gilt, marbled endpapers. 1f. (title), 1f. (cast list and table of contents), 2, 276 pp. Engraved. Text in French.First two pages of music (from the overture) printed twice. With "Chalcographie de Mlle. Lélú" printed to lower margin of p. 1.Binding slightly worn, rubbed, and bumped. Light to moderate foxing, primarily to blank margins. Light showthrough, heavier to final leaves; lower margins of final leaves slightly dampstained, not affecting music. A very good copy overall. Devriès and Lesure Vol. I, Part I, pp. 65-66; II pp. 135-136; 385-392. OCLC nos. 21725416 (Schlesinger edition; one copy only, at the Eastman School of Music), 53016214 (Erard edition; one copy only, at Harvard), 844421863 (Delahante edition; one copy only, at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France). Reprinted from the plates of Mlles. Erard, who most probably issued the original edition ca. 1828-1830, later reissued in ca. 1833 by Delahante, the successors of Erard. Schlesinger absorbed Delahante in 1840. La Vestale, to a libretto by Etienne de Jouy, was first performed at the Paris Opéra on December 15, 1807.Spontini "dominated serious grand opera of the early 19th century in Paris and later in Berlin. [La Vestale], mostly composed in 1805 but repeatedly revised, was performed only after the intervention of the Empress Josephine. However, it turned out to be not only the most successful work of Spontini's unsteady career but also the one serious French opera to achieve lasting and international fame between 1789 and 1826. The first performance. was a great success; the work had its 100th performance at the Opéra in 1816 and its 200th in 1830. In the years that followed, it was performed in most foreign opera houses. before interest in it waned after 1850." Anselm Gerhard in Grove Music Online. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Vestale Tragédie Lyrique en trois Actes, de Mr. de Jouy... Représentée pour la 1re. fois, sur le Théâtre de l'Académie Royale de Musique, le 15 Décembre 1807. Livraison contenant [blank] Prix: 80 fr. Réduit pour Piano: 60 f[r]. [Piano-vocal score]

      Paris: Maurice Schlesinger [PN E. 1001.], 1840. Devriès and Lesure Vol. I, Part I, pp. 65-66; II pp. 135-136; 385-392. OCLC nos. 21725416 (Schlesinger edition; one copy only, at the Eastman School of Music), 53016214 (Erard edition; one copy only, at Harvard), 844421863 (Delahante edition; one copy only, at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France). Reprinted from the plates of Mlles. Erard, who most probably issued the original edition ca. 1828-1830, later reissued in ca. 1833 by Delahante, the successors of Erard. Schlesinger absorbed Delahante in 1840. La Vestale, to a libretto by Etienne de Jouy, was first performed at the Paris Opéra on December 15, 1807.Spontini "dominated serious grand opera of the early 19th century in Paris and later in Berlin... [La Vestale], mostly composed in 1805 but repeatedly revised, was performed only after the intervention of the Empress Josephine. However, it turned out to be not only the most successful work of Spontini's unsteady career but also the one serious French opera to achieve lasting and international fame between 1789 and 1826. The first performance... was a great success; the work had its 100th performance at the Opéra in 1816 and its 200th in 1830. In the years that followed, it was performed in most foreign opera houses... before interest in it waned after 1850." Anselm Gerhard in Grove Music Online.. Folio. Quarter contemporary dark purple calf with marbled boards with central monogram gilt, raised bands on spine in decorative compartments gilt with titling gilt, marbled endpapers. 1f. (title), 1f. (cast list and table of contents), 2, 276 pp. Engraved. Text in French.First two pages of music (from the overture) printed twice. With "Chalcographie de Mlle. Lélú" printed to lower margin of p. 1.Binding slightly worn, rubbed, and bumped. Light to moderate foxing, primarily to blank margins. Light showthrough, heavier to final leaves; lower margins of final leaves slightly dampstained, not affecting music. A very good copy overall.

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        SCHLIERSEE. "Schliersee, eine Parthie im bayerischen Hochlande". Gesamtansicht von einer leichten Anhöhe mit weitem Blick über den See auf Bergkette, links im Mittelgrund der Ort, vorne Jäger mit zwei Hunden.

      - Lithographie "Nach d. Nat. u.a. Stein gez. v. F. Hohe", um 1840, 21 x 31 cm. Nicht bei Lentner. - Diese Ansicht von Friedrich Hohe (1802 - 1870) von größter Seltenheit.

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        MANTOVA CITTA' NOBILISSIMA figurata in 24 Vedute Litografiche disegnate da... Con illustrazioni di...

      Brizighel, 1840. album in-4 obl. (mm.330x430), costituito da 26 splendide tavv. ciascuna accompagnata da pagine di testo descrittivo a cura di Luciano Sissa, bella leg. mod. m. pelle con angoli, piatti in seta con tit. in oro. Bel frontespizio calligrafico con piccola veduta di Venezia cui segue la dedicatoria "Al Chiarissimo e Nobilissimo Signore Annibale dei Marchesi Cavriani". Le tavole sono incise da Marco Moro (1817-1855) in litografia in color seppia e raff. le più belle vedute della città di Mantova e dei paesi più significativi, animate da personaggi in costume, e accompagnate da una dedicatoria ad un personaggio notabile mantovano di cui si riproduce in didascalia un piccolo stemma araldico. Elenco delle vedute: Palazzo Te, Atrio del Palazzo Te, Interno del Duomo, Teatro Sociale, veduta da Porto Catena, Piazza del Duomo, Casa di Giulio Pippi detto Romano, Castiglione Mantovano, Piazza Virgiliana, Goito sul Mincio, esterno della Basilica di Sant'Andrea, Volta Mantovana, interno della Basilica di Sant'Andrea, Ostiglia veduta da Revere, Piazza delle Erbe, Castello e Palazzo Gonzaga a Revere, Borgata di Revere, Piazza di Asola, Castello e terra di Monzambano, piazza di Sabbionetta (sic), Castiglione delle Stiviere, piazza S. Barbara, Viadana, Quingentole, il Santuario delle Grazie, Commessaggio. Ottimo stato di conservazione, ampi margini e fresco esempl.

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        Eza, près de Nice.

      1840. Disegno a matita (mm 290x396), piccola mancanza in alto a destra, ma nel complesso molto ben conservato. Protetto da una struttura di sostegno con iscrizioni successive a penna e carta velina. Il titolo è riportato a matita nell'angolo in basso a destra del disegno &ldquo,Vista della città di Eze vicino a Nizza&rdquo,. Un acquerello molto simile, ma raffigurante èze da un altro punto di vista, e attribuito a Lory, è conservato presso la National Gallery of Art di Washington.

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        Herculanum et Pompéi. Recueil général des peintures bronzes, mosaïques, etc. 8 volumes complet

      1840. Paris, Librairie de Firmin Didot 1839 - 1840. Ensemble complet de 8 volumes grands in-8 reliés plein cartonnage crème de l'époque, dos lisses, pièces de titre noires. Sous-titre : Découvert jussqu'à ce jour, et reproduit d'après Le Antichita di Ercolano, il museo Borbonico, et tous les ouvrages analogues ; augmenté de sujets inédits, gravés au trait sur cuivre par M. Roux ainé et accompagné d'un texte explicatif par M.L. Barré. xxiii + 134 + 263 + 104 + 49 + 232 + 111 + 45 + 213 + 229 + 230 pages. Tome I Peintures, Décorations architecturales, première série, gravures de 1 à 108 + 2 bis (complet).Tome II Peintures, Compositions de plusieurs figures, deuxième série, gravures de 1 à 90 + 1 bis (complet).Tome III Peintures, Tableaux, Paysages, deuxième série, gravures de 91 à 149 et cinquième série, gravures de 1 à 30.Tome IV Peintures, troisième série, figures isolées, gravures de 1 à 123 + 1 bis (complet).Tome V Peintures, Frises, Mosaïques, quatrième série, gravures de 1 à 60 et sixième série, gravures de 1 à 32 (complet). Tome VI Bronzes, Statues, première série, gravures de 1 à 110 + 1 bis (complet).Tome VII Bronzes, Bustes, Lampes, deuxième série, gravures de 1 à 22 et troisième série, gravures de 1 à 100 dont 1 bis (complet).Tome VIII Musée secret, gravures de 1 à 60. Ce volume contient 10 planches supplémentaires, en feuillets libres (vignettes photos contrecollées), correspondant à quelques gravures de ce volume. Quelques défauts aux cartonnages (accrocs en coiffs des tomes IV et VI), Intérieur très frais. L'ensemble en bon état néanmoins. Plus de 700 gravures dans l'ensemble. Rare exemplaire complet du tome 8 augmenté, Musée Secret, qui répertorie les objets d'art et peintures érotiques.

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        GEOLOGIE., "Der Mineralog, Geognost, Bergarbeiter, Edelsteinschleifer etc.". Blick in ein Bergwerk mit mehreren Arbeitern, rechts zwei Damen und zwei Herren beim Begutachten von Funden. In Umrandung mit Szenen aus dem täglichen Leben, sowie verschienenen Werkzeugen.

      Lithographie nach C. Schustler bei M.R. Toma, um 1840, 30 x 35 cm. Aus der dekorativen und seltenen Folge: "Der Mensch und sein Beruf", in Lieferungen erschienen, Wien 1835-1841. Berufe, Bergbau, Geologie, Mineralien, Mineralogie

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        Clemens August, Freiherr Droste zu Fischering Erzbischof von Cöln.

      - Federlithographie auf Seide, vor 1840, 60 x 57 cm., Mittig ist das Tuch etwas wasserrandig. In der Mitte das Portrait des Erzbischofes, darunter der Titel ( fälschlich Fischering statt Vischering ), darüber die zweigeteilte Ansicht der Stadt. Auf der rechten Seite untereinander Ansichten von Domchor, St. Severin, St. Gereon und St. Ursula. Auf der linken Seite übereinander Ansichten von St. Mauritius, St. Aposteln, St. Martin und darüber der Domturm. Clemens August wurde wegen seiner festen Haltung im Mischehenstreit verhaftet und seit November 1837 amtsverhindert. Die Graphik ist von äußerster Seltenheit. ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

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        \"Karlsplatz. Brunnhaus.\" Blick vom heutigen Lenbachplatz nach Osten auf das Brunnhaus am Neuhauser Tor (heute Künstlerhaus), dahinter das Dach der Michaelskirche, links die Frauentürme, vorne Staffage.

       Sepia-Aquarell über Bleistift, um 1840, 23 x 29 cm. Verso Stempel der Sammlung Pfister und die Inschrift mit Bleistift von alter Hand. - Architektonisch reizvolle und stadtgeschichtlich interessante Arbeit mit reizender Personenstaffage. - Im Ganzen leicht gebräunt. Gerahmt. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Aquarell/Zeichnung, BAYERN, Oberbayern

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        \"Pinakothek in München\". Die Alte Pinakothek, gesehen von der Barerstraße, mit Personenstaffage, Reiter und Kutsche.

       Aquatinta auf China von Leopold Rottmann nach Jos. Weiß in der liter. artist. Anstalt, um 1840, 28 x 41 cm. Maillinger II, 205, 4; Pfister II, 281, 17. - \"Nach v. Kobell`s gavanographischer Methode\". - Mit sehr breitem Rand und in tadelloser Erhaltung. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Oberbayern

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        Principles of Geology, 6th Edition [in 3 volumes, volumes 2 and 3 only]

      John Murray, London 1840 - Original publisher's binding quarter cloth over paper boards with original paper spine labels. A good, unsophisticated partial set. Boards worn at corners. Vol. II binding needs to be re-sewn, as front hinge has separated. xi, 479, [i]; xii, 476, [iv], many pages un-opened. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Description des hordes et des steppes des Kirghiz-Kazaks ou Kirghiz-Kaïssaks. Traduite du russe par Ferry de Pigny [.] revue et publiée par E. Charrière.

      Imprimerie royale for Arthus Bertrand Paris 1840 - Tall 8vo (24 x 15.8 cm). Half-title, title, dedication leaf, vi, 514, [2]pp., with 'atlas' title lithographed by Coulon, 10 lithographed plates and a large folding map; some spotting, several marginal tears not affecting text, some neat repairs to the folds of map. Contemporary calf over marbled boards, gilt lettering to spine; extremities slightly rubbed. "?????? ??????????????? ??????????????? ????????????? ?? ?????????, ??????? ? ?????????? ?????????? ?????? ???????? ???? ?.?.???????" (? ?????????? and ?.? ??????????, ???????????? ??????????? ? ????? ?????????? ?????????, in ?????? - ???????????? ???????? ?? ?????????? «???????????????? ??????? ??????????, 2010). First French edition. Rare on the market: we could not trace any copy at auction in the last 35 years. It contains the same illustrations and map (re-engraved) as the first edition, published in Russian in only 400 copies just 8 years earlier. One of the founders of the Russian Geographical Society, Liovshin (1798-1879) based his work on the material collected during his service at the Orenburg Border Commission in 1820-22. The author was much praised for his ability to combine scientific research with knowledge acquired directly from interaction with local people. Shokan Valikhanov (1835-65), another great Kazakh historian whose monument stands today in front of the Kazakhstan Academy of Sciences in Almaty, called him the "Herodot of the Kazakh steppes". Liovshin's groundbreaking work, first published partially by Pushkin himself, covers the geography, history and ethnicity of nowadays Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tadjikistan. Thanks to the extent of the work, its detailed researches and its structured method, it became the first comprehensive overview of the socio-political and ethnic Kazakh system. Liovshin extensively analysed most of the available Russian and foreign sources containing ethno-historical records of Kazakhs, and used in his work only information the validity of which he could prove. The large folding Carte du pays occupé par les Kirghiz-Kazaks ou Kirghiz-Kaïssaks et du Turkestan is a rare depiction of land included between, in the North, Orenburg and Omsk and, in the South Bukhara and Samarkand. Still in Soviet times, researchers such as the Kazakh ethnologist Edige Masanov (1926-65) considered it to be the most fundamental source for research of the Kazakh ethnography and in many cases the only one. Obolyaninov, Katalog Russkikh illustrirovannykh izdaniy 1725 – 1860 (Moscow, 1914), 1461; Gennadi, Russkie Knizhniye redkosti (St. Petersburg, 1872), 157; Ostroglazov 224 (with detailed description of the contents). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Map of Asia

      London: James Wyld, 1840. unbound. Map. Engraving with original color outline. Image measures 20.5" x 25.5". This well designed map by James Wyld covers the entire continent of Asia from the Mediterranean Sea to New Guinea. Notes the political divisions circa 1840 with outline color and labels important cities, towns, rivers, islands, mountains, deserts, seas, lakes, and other topographical features. The Great Wall of China and the Grand Canal are both identified, so is the seat of the Mogul Empire of Genghis Khan at Karakarin. The disputed waters between Korea and Japan are here named in favor of Korea (Gulf of Corea).The map presents the region during "The Great Game", the political and diplomatic confrontation between Russia and the British Empire over the regions of Central and Southern Asia and Afghanistan in particular. The main concern for Russia was British inroads into Central Asia, while Britain feared Russia's threat to add India to its vast Empire. The result was the First Anglo-Afghan War on 1838 which Britain lost.The map is in good condition with minor wear along the original centerfold and minor foxing. James Wyld Senior (1790-1836) was a distinguished British mapmaker known for producing maps and globes. He served as Geographer to George IV and William IV. This lovely map of is a fine example of his work.

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        Master Humphrey's Clock

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1840. First Edition in book form. Illustrated by George Cattermole and Hablot Browne. Three frontispieces, numerous illustrations in text. iv, 306, 1-228 pp; vi, [229]-306, 426 pp. 2 vols. Large 8vo. Contemporary three-quarter green morocco. A bit rubbed, front joint of vol. II tender. Very Good. First Edition in book form. Illustrated by George Cattermole and Hablot Browne. Three frontispieces, numerous illustrations in text. iv, 306, 1-228 pp; vi, [229]-306, 426 pp. 2 vols. Large 8vo. Comprises Dickens two novels, The Old Curiosity Shop and Barnaby Rudge; here bound in two volumes rather than three. Smith 6

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        MASTER HUMPHREY'S CLOCK Comprising The Old Curiosity Shop and Barnaby Rudge

      Chapman & Hall /1841 1840 - First edition. Three volumes bound in two. Finely bound by Bayntun in recent full red morocco, with raised bands, gilt borders to covers and titles to spine. Gilt cartouche depicting Dickens in an oval frame to the upper cover and his signature embossed in gilt to the lower cover of each volume. All edges gilt. A fine, clean set, handsomely bound. Illustrated throughout by George Cattermole and Halbot Browne. Made up of the two novels, The Old Curiosity Shop and Barnaby Rudge, the individual volumes of which were made up of the unsold sheets from this book. Smith 6 PROVENANCE: Earls of Rosebery (Rosebery bookplate to front pastedown) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Du traitement medical et preservatif de la pierre et de la gravelle. . . .

      Crochard, Paris 1840 - 8vo.[ 4], xi, 452pp. 220 x 135mm. Contemporary green calf, richly gilt, a little rubbed. Some browning but a very good copy. FIRST EDITION, Presentation from Author, with Latin note to that effect on verso of free endpaper, dated December 2,1839. Probably the most successful among 19th century French lithotomists, Civiale founded the urology clinic at the Necker Hospital and wrote a series of important works on calculi, of which the above is one, dealing with other options than surgical. Murphy, History of Urology, 173ff. Kiefer 99. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Panoramaansicht, vom Kreuzberg aus, "Panorama von Bonn".

      - Stahlstich v. Grünewald n. Beck b. E. Weber in Bonn, um 1840, 8,3 x 52,5 Seltenes Panorama von Bonn. Der Betrachter blickt von einer Anhöhe auf die Stadt und das Rheintal, rechts im Hintergrund die Godesburg. Links im Vordergrund das Poppelsdorfer Schloß.

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        Camp of the Gros Ventres

      1840. First Edition . BODMER, Karl. Camp of the Gros Ventres of the Prairies on the Upper Missouri. Paris: Arthus Bertrand (Imprimé de Bougeard), [1840]. Original hand-colored aquatint, plate impression measures 17 by 13 1/2 inches; window matted, entire piece measures 23 by 20 inches. $1800.Fine hand-colored folio plate (number 38), first state, from the magnificent Atlas volume for Maximilian Wied-Neuwied's Travels in the Interior of North America (1839-43).MaximilianÂ’s monumental work was originally published in German (1839-41); a French translation followed in 1840-43 and an English translation in 1843. A picture-atlas of eighty-one plates (48 folios and 33 “vignettes”) after paintings by Karl Bodmer was issued in Paris, and accompanied all three of these editions. This Atlas is now regarded as one of the most comprehensive and memorable visual surveys of the western territories ever produced. Unlike some other painters of the American West, Bodmer tried not to romanticize his subjects, but show them as they really were. “BodmerÂ’s watercolors are perhaps the most accurate works of art ever made of American Indians during the 19th century. His attention in detail to beadwork, personal symbols, clothing, accoutrements, and facial expression make these portraits precious documents of a lost world” (Robert Moore). This superb hand-colored aquatint depicts the events of August 5th, 1833, when Prince MaximilianÂ’s 60-foot keelboat Flora anchored opposite a Gros Ventre encampment at the mouth of the Judith River. The camp contained over 200 tipis and the boat was soon surrounded by visitors looking to trade. MaximilianÂ’s party was far outnumbered and the situation became somewhat tense. In his journal entry for that day, the Prince noted, “If it was their intention to treat us in a hostile manner, there was no way for us to escape; and how easily might the most trifling dispute with these rude men lead to a breach, by which fifty whites, in the power of eight or nine hundred Indians, would have had no chance. They were therefore treated with much apparent confidence and familiarity, and everything went off very well.” This wonderful print is folio number 38 (with the requisite three separate imprint statements, captions in German, French, and English, and the artistÂ’s embossed stamp: “C. Bodmer Direct”). First state, without date in the imprint statement. Ruud, 202-03. See Howes M443a; Wagner-Camp 76; Streeter 1809. Hand-coloring vivid and colors true, faint “speckled” foxing (not affecting the quality of the image). A very desirable and rare Bodmer, in extremely good condition.

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        AN ACT FOR THE REGULATION OF THE DUTIES OF POSTAGE

      The Queens most excellent Majesty 1840 - 32pp removed from the Public General Statutes of 10th August 1840 CAP XCVI of Victoria Reginae. One of the most important documents for the collector of Postal History of GB. Includes the Postal rates for UK and abroad. THIS IS NOT A PHOTOCOPY ETC. This is from my own Philatelic collection. I have 28 other Acts relating to the Post Office which I am also interested in selling as one lot and the 2 volume quarter bound leather books on the Post Office Acts reprinted 1977 which I am interested in selling. (I would much rather use the money on my collection) The 2nd photograph shows the other items available as one lot but not part of this one althouth they could all be grouped together. Language: eng Language: eng 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Post Reise Karte Deutschland Eisenbahn Dampfschiffahrt, Lithographie um 1840

       98 x 116 cm reine Bildgröße Post-Reise-Karte von Deutschland mit spezieller Angabe der Eisenbahn- und Dampfschiffahrt-Verbindungen, unter der Leitung der Generaladministration der Königl. Bayer. Posten nach amtlichen Mittheilungen bearbeitet. Carte routiere et postale de l\'Allemagne... Grenzkolorierte lithographierte Karte erschienen in München, wohl bei Piloty, um 1840. Eck-Kartuschen mit Abbildungen von Eisenbahnen und Schiffen. Am Rande Eisenbahnverbindungen mit Stationen in Deutschland und Europa sowie Schiffsverbindungen mit Anleger Donau Rhein & Elbe. Auf Leinwandsegmente montiert, somit faltbar. Riesige frühe Eisenbahnkarte in guter Erhaltung. Wir verkaufen nur Originale und garantieren für deren Echtheit uneingeschränkt. Versand D: 2,00 EUR

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        Master Humphrey's Clock

      1840. First Edition . DICKENS, Charles. Master HumphreyÂ’s Clock. London: Chapman and Hall, 1840-41. Three volumes. Large octavo, mid-20th century three-quarter polished red calf, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, raised bands, burgundy and blue morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. $1700.First edition, bound from parts, with frontispiece plates in each volume and almost 200 in-text illustrations by George Cattermole and Hablot Knight Browne (“Phiz”), quite handsomely bound by Frost.When Dickens conceived of this work, he “had already written his preface to [Nicholas Nickleby], in which for the first time he adopts that fond and agreeable tone towards his audience which he wished to continue” in Master HumphreyÂ’s Clock, “his aim being, he said, that of Â…one who wished their happiness, and contributed to their amusement.Â’ Here is Dickens as the man of feeling, uniting all his readership in a concord of affection and brotherhood” (Ackroyd, 291). Includes The Old Curiosity Shop and Barnaby Rudge. First issued in both weekly and monthly parts. This copy bound from parts, with part numbers printed to the left of each gathering mark. Smith 6. Hatton & Cleaver, 163-64. Eckel, 67-70. Contemporary owner signature to title page of Volume III.Text with occasional light foxing and soiling. Bindings with light scuffing to spine labels. A fine set, handsomely bound.

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        Groningen, Tussen Beide Markten - ca. 1840-1860.

      ?Tusschen de Beide Markten Groningen?. Lithografie vervaardigd ca. 1840-1860 door Steendrukkerij J.H. v/d. Weijer te Groningen naar een tekening van Sybolt Berghuis (1820-1896). Later met de hand gekleurd. Afm. 41,5 x 46 cm.Gezicht van de Groningse binnenstad naar het westen, Tussen Beide Markten van de Grote Markt naar de Vismarkt. In de achtergrond de Aa-toren.In het midden van de 19de-eeuw kent Groningen een periode van grote bevolkingsgroei waarbij omwille van stadsuitbreiding de poorten werden gesloopt en de vesting werd ontmanteld. Groningen werd de zesde stad van Nederland. Vanaf 1854 is er een gemeentelijke gasfabriek, waardoor de openbare weg, maar ook veel interieurs van winkels en woningen nu voor het eerst voldoende werden verlicht. Eveneens in de jaren 1850 kwam er een einde aan de private mestvaalten binnen de stad en werd er een begin gemaakt met de aanleg van riolering. Pas vanaf 1880 kregen woningen een aansluiting op de waterleiding.Het betrekkelijke isolement waarin Groningen verkeerde, werd toen voor wat betreft landverkeer verbroken. De eerste bestrate rijksweg, naar Assen, werd geopend in 1825, maar werd pas in in 1839 doorgetrokken naar Zwolle. In 1842 en 1849 volgden de Friesestraatweg en de weg naar de grens richting Hannover. Pas als laatste grote stad in ons land maakte Groningen in 1866 kennis met het spoor.In het witte gebouw links op de prent, het zgn. Blokhuis, verkoopt men manufacturen. In 1893 zou het ?telefoonbureel? van de Nederlandsche Bell Telephoon Maatschappij zich hier vestigen, waar telefonistes de verbindingen legden voor telefoon-abonnees van de stad. (Thans bevindt zich op deze plek Bakkerij Bart.) Er tegenover was de paraplu- en parasolwinkel van Lestrade gevestigd. Meer richting Vismarkt zien we ook de lakenwinkel van J.G. Bakker.Tussen Beide Markten anno 2015Prijs: ?925,-.

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        XVIII. Aigocerus Equina - The Roan Antelope.

      W. Pickering 1840 - Lithograph. Original hand colour Size: 53 x 35 cm Very good condition From Portraits of the Game and Wild Animals of Southern Africa, Delineated from Life in Their Natural Haunts, During a Hunting Expedition From the Cape Colony as Far as the Tropic of Capricorn in 1836 & 1837. This is one of the rarest and most important works on large African Game. This folio was published in five parts containing in total 30 colour plates of the animals in their own habitat that Harris encountered while traveling and hunting in Africa.

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        DRESDEN., "Belvedere auf der Brühlschen Terrasse in Dresden". Blick auf Belvedere, rechts die Elbe, im Hintergrund katholische Hofkirche. Mit sehr hübscher Personenstaffage.

      Altkol. Lithographie mit Tonplatte von und nach W. Bässler, gedruckt bei J. Braunsdorf, verlegt bei E. Müller, Dresden, um 1840, 28 x 38,5 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. II, S. 349. - Schöne Ansicht in herrlichem Altkolorit, breitrandig und tadellos erhalten! Sachsen und Sachsen-Anhalt

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        Group of large autograph leaves of reminiscences and reflections, unsigned, (John, 1801-1870, Painter and Sculptor)

      1840 - and apparently unpublished, in his fine hand, including a striking and accomplished pencil drawing, 'Sir Francis Chantrey's visit to see my Model' (of 'Adam and Eve lamenting over the dead body of Abel', exhibited in 1823), together 12 sides on 10 sheets18" x 13¾", loose in a contemporary portfolio, no place, no date but watermark Wood was the son of a drawing master in Whitechapel. He painted portraits (including Peel and Earl Grey) and his historical and literary subjects had an assurance and power of invention which brought him a great reputation at the time. His reminiscences are under various headings, some dramatic - "A life trial or adventure", "Scene - My father's house in Whitechapel", - and some reflective, "A Tableau of the Past". They begin with his first day as an apprentice, at Rudolf Ackermann's in the Strand. Believing he would be engaged in drawing and design, he was set to copy a manuscript on to a stone for printing, and in bitter disappointment walked home, to explain all to his parents. Studying at Henry Sass's school, he was given some clay and a modelling tool, with which he made the subject of the present drawing. He tells of Chantrey's only adverse comment, whereupon he seized some string, decapitated Abel and at once made the neck somewhat shorter, while Chantrey looked on. Then at the R.A. schools, he won the gold medal for painting, and he tells in affectionate terms how Lawrence, P.R.A., interviewed him and advised him to take lodgings in the West End. Wood's father "expostulated" but did not hold him back. The last four sides tell of his intense gratitude to Providence, and his pleasure that his father lived to know of his success.

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        Teilansicht, Stadtschloß, "Das königliche Schloss zu Potsdam".

      - altgouachierte Lithographie n. u. v. Lütke ( Druck Königl. Lith. Institut ) b. Schröder in Berlin, um 1840, 16,3 x 25,8 Nicht bei Drescher/Kroll. - Wie bei altgouachierten Blättern häufig, ist das Blatt bis zur Bildkante beschnitten.

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        De la Télégraphie de Jour et de Nuit.

      Paris, Chez tous les Marchands de Nouveautés 1840 - XV,214,(1) S. und 3 ausfaltbare Tafeln (etwas angerändert). Bibliotheks-Halbleinwand.- Es handelt sich um ein ausgesondertes Bibl. Exemplar mit obligat Stempeln, Seiten vereinzelt etwas fleckig oder gebräunt. Mit handschriftlicher Signatur und Widmung des Autors auf dem Vortitel. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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