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        (Letteratura). QUATTRO (I) POETI italiani (Dante, Petrarca, Ariosto, Tasso) coi commenti antichi e moderni e con l' ornamento di 12 incisioni

      D. Passigli 1840-42 (Letteratura). QUATTRO (I) POETI italiani (Dante, Petrarca, Ariosto, Tasso) coi commenti antichi e moderni e con l' ornamento di 12 incisioni ricoperte dalle veline. Seconda edizione. Firenze, D. Passigli, 1840 - 42. 2 volumi in - 8° grande, m. pelle coeva con fregi e titoli in oro nei dorsi. (4), 798, (2) pp.; (8), 747 - 1552 pp. con complessive 12 tavole incise in acciaio. Bell' esemplare della migliore edizione commentata del tempo. E' possibile effettuare uno sconto. Uff. Mob.13

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        Schloßansicht, "Burg Hohenzollern MDCCCXVIII".

      - kol. Lithographie m. Tonplatte, um 1840, 26,5 x 33,5 Selten! Blick aus einem Flußtal, i. Vgr. ein kleiner Wasserfall, zum Schloß. - Mit einigen alten Knick- und Stauchfalten.

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        Lehrbuch der Nerven-Krankheiten des Menschen. 1.Bd.(all publ.).

      . Berlin, Verlag von Alexander Duncker, 1840, 8°, VIII, 274, (1 Errata), (1) pp.; 1843, (4), (275)-609, (1) pp.; 1846, (6), (610)-856 pp., 3 Pappbände d.Zt.; minimal fleckiges, vollständiges Exemplar mit allen Zwischentitelblättern.. Rare First Edition. This copy shows all signs of the first Issue, it has all three part titles for "Erster Band erste Abtheilung", "Erster Band zweite Abtheilung", and Erster Band dritte Abtheilung", with the general title page for "Erster Band ", dated 1846, bound before part title of "Dritte Abtheilung" and the mispaginantion of page 569 with "596". - Not in Normann, Waller, Osler, Courville ! - - "This, the first systematic book on neurology, well documented with full references to the literature, deals in admirable fashion with such disorders as neuritis, causalgia, ciliary neuralgia, facial neuralgia, sciatica, neuromas, chorea, tetany, epilepsy and facial paralysis. Romberg's discussion of tabes dorsalis, lucid in clinical details and brilliant in his surmise as to the site of the initial pathological changes, contains the classic remark that ataxics cannot stand with their eyes shut (Romberg's sign) . . . (ed. 1, p. 795)" Haymaker & Schiller, Founders of Neurology, p. 508. - - "We can regard him as the first clinical neurologist" Spillane, Doctrine of the Nerves, p. 289; 279-89). - - "The first man to bring order and system to neurology was Moritz Heinrich Romberg (1795-1873), professor of pathology and director of the University Hospital in Berlin. (...)Romberg's work culminated in his classic text "Lehrbuch der Nerverkankheiten des Menschen", which was the first systematic treatise in neurology and a milestone in the development of clinical neurology. (...) Romberg accepted the difference between the function of the anterior and posterior roots of the spinal cord und used this distinction in motor and sensory nerves as a basis for the division of his textbook into two sections, "Neuroses of Sensibility" and "Neurosis of Motility". The first section describes abnormal sensory function - including pain, hyperesthesia and anesthesia - affecting various parts of the body; the second section on motor disorders is separated into spasm, tremor and paralysis, and includes other motor symptoms that occur in neurological disease. Although localization of function and disease in the nervous system was not to be clarified for another twenty or thirty years, Romberg had made a significant step in this direction from the old classification of neurological disorders into merly palsy, apoplexy and epilepsy that had generally existed from Hippocrates to Cooke. - In Romberg's "sensory" section there is a description of branchial and sciatic neuritis, peripheral neuritis and causalgia, neuromas, ciliary neuralgia, facial neuralgia, various forms of headache and other conditions recognized today. Romberg also described position sense, pointing out that Bell (1826) first directed attention to this, and saying of Bell that "his observations are as ingenious as they are conclusive". (...)The section on motor diseases contains a long description of muscular spasms, particularly those associated with breathing and talking, as well as presentations of chorea, tetanus, epilepsy, facial paralysis and his classic elucidation of tabes doralis. He recognized tabes as a distinct clinical entity and appropriated for it the designation tabes dorsalis. Not only did Romberg note the insecurity of stance and gait, but he also recognized the occurrence of amblyopia; he even recorded that when the optic nerve is not involved, there is "a change of the pupils of one or both eyes, consisting in contraction with loss of motion". L.C. McHenry: Garrison's History of Neurology 278.ff." - Romberg inaugurated the modern era in the study of diseases of the nervous system. His 'Lehrbuch' is the first formal treatise in this field. - - Garrison-Morton No.4528

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        Altenkirchen. - Gesamtansicht. - "Altenkirchen".

      - Historische Stadtansichten. Lithografie, koloriert, um 1840. Von C. Gapp. 25,8 x 33,4 cm (Darstellung ) / 31,0 x 37,4 cm (Blatt). Unterhalb betitelt und mit den Verlags- und Künstlerangaben versehen "Altenkirchen, Nach der Natur gez. von C. Gapp, In Commission bei Fried. Remy, Druck u. Verlag von F. J. Steiner in Neuwied". - Romantische Ansicht des Pfälzischen Ortes aus der Kavaliersperspektive mit einer dekorativen Bauernstaffage im Vordergrund. Vedute im Zeitgeist des Biedermeier auf Velinkarton. - Insgesamt gut erhalten. C. Gapp Deutscher Landschaftszeichner des 19. Jahrhunderts.

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        To Her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Victoria, This Map of the World on Mercator's Projection is most respectfully dedicated .

      Published by J. and C. Walker . and William Colling Hobson, London 1840 - Large engraved case map, full period hand coloring, dissected and linen-backed as issued. The map with insets of both poles and surrounded by descriptive panels of text. With early manuscript additions in the Arctic. Housed in the original green cloth case. Stunning large format case map of the World, featuring Texas as a Republic: with beautiful period hand coloring The surrounding panels of text provide an extraordinary amount of information on the countries of the world: population, size of countries, chief productions, important towns and cities, values of imports and exports, national debt, number of naval vessels and distances surround the map of the world. The map itself is highly detailed for a world map, and includes the very latest of the geographic discoveries of its time, particularly along the northwest coast of America and in the Arctic. Indeed, an early owner has furthered this with manuscript ink additions, charting discoveries made by Robert McClure on his first navigation of the northwest passage in 1850-54. Perhaps the most interesting mapping, however, is the bold depiction of Texas as a Republic, here distinctly colored in purple and with a separate entry in the text surround listing its population as 38,000. A wonderful example of a rare and desirable case map of the world. Rumsey 3820. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels to the city of the caliphs, along the shores of the Persian gulf and the Mediterranean: : Including a voyage to the coast of Arabia, and a tour on the island of Socotra { 2 Volume Set }

      Great Marlborough Street, London : Henry Colburn, 1840. Mainly the notes and relations of Lieutenant Ormsby, of the Indian navy, prepared for the press by Wellsted.--Preface. ames Raymond Wellsted (1805- 1842) was a lieutenant in the Indian navy who travelled extensively on the Arabian Peninsula in the 1830s.As second lieutenant on the East India Company's survey brig Palinurus under Captain Robert Moresby, Wellsted took part in the detailed survey of the Gulf of 'Aqabah and the northern part of the Red Sea in 1830. He then returned to Bombay in 1833 and was reassigned under the command of Captain Stafford B. Haines to survey the southern coast of Arabia. In January 1834 Palinurus crossed over to Socotra and Wellsted spent two months on the island. He published the results of his journey as Memoir on the island of Socotra. Wellsted's papers were read at the Royal Geographical Society and he was immediately recognised by the scientific world. Now professionally bound in Half leather gilt, with 5 raised bands, tight and clean throughout. 2 lithographed frontispieces, folding lithographed map [ very good ], moderate spotting and tonal browning, p.xiii, 405, 2pp adv; p. vii, 347, 4pp adv, and small 12pp Important book catalogue bound in neatly. Very good copies indeed of a very scarce work.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Legislazione civile commerciale e criminale.

      Ossia comentario e compimento dei Codici Francesi. Tratti cioè: Il Comentario, dai processi verbali del consiglio di Stato, dalle sposizioni de' motivi, discussioni, rapporti e discorsi, fatti o pronunziati nell'assemblea del tribunato ed innanzi al corpo legislativo; Il compimento, dalle leggi anteriori alle quali i codici si riferiscono, e dalle leggi posteriori belgiche e francesi che li estendono, l'interpretano o li modificano. Preceduti da Prolegomeni, dove si espone il modo di far le leggi ch'era in uso al tempo della formazione de' codici, e di ciascun codice si dà la storia generale. Opera del Barone Locrè antico segretario generale del consiglio di Stato, avvocato alla corte reale di Parigi, uffiziale dell'ordine reale della legione d'onore voltata in italiano sull'ultima edizione di Brusselles, col confronto delle leggi antiche e moderne delle Due Sicilie. Per cura di Giuseppe Cioffi. 16 volumi. Così suddivisi: Vol. I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII e VIII: Codice Civile, 8 voll. (Prolegomeni, Libri I, II, III) - Vol.IX e X: Codice di Procedura Civile, 2 voll. (Parte I: Libri I, II, III, IV, V - Parte II: Libro I, II, III) - Vol.XI e XII: Codice di Commercio, 2 voll. (libri I, II, III e IV) - Vol.XIII e XIV: Codice d'I - struzione militare, 2 voll. - Vol.XV: Codice Penale, vol.unico (Libri I, II, III, IV) - Vol.XVI: Tavola alfabetica generale delle materie, vol. unico. Napoli. Cioffi 1840 - 1843, 16°, pp. 695+ 847+ 664+75+552+663+740+638+544+ 635+648+536+620+594+ 812+823. Leg. mz pelle, tit. e fregi in oro al dorso. Qualche segno del tempo alle legature posteriori di alcuni volumi, tagli in rosso, qualche brunitura dovuta al tipo di carta ma Buon esemplare. Raro e ricercato.

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        Wanderungen an der Nord- u. Ostsee. 2 Teile in 1 Bd.

      Leipzig Wigand 1840 - 1 Bl., 116 SS. m. 15 Stst.; 128 SS. m. 15 Stst., 8°, Hldr.- Bd. d. Zt. mit 2 Rückenschildern und Rvg. Das malerische und romantische Deutschland, Bd. 10. - Unter anderem mit Ansichten von Bad Doberan, Bremen, Danzig, Hamburg, Norderney, Rügen, Stettin und Wangerooge. - Text und Tafeln nur zum Teil etwas stärker stockfleckig. - Ein richtig gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cartel de Toros) MADRID (Plaza Antigua Pta. Alcalá). CORRIDA POR LA MAÑANA, Y CORRIDA ENTERA.

      - Cartel Orlado, en B/N. 21 de Septiembre de 1840. Toros del MARQUES DE CASA-GAVIRIA, de FRANCISCO DE PAULA GIRALDE y de LUIS MARIA DURAN (Vacada del Conde de Vistahermosa). Matadores: FRANCISCO MONTES y ROQUE MIRANDA. Ejemplar enmarcado. 56x24 ctms. TAUROMAQUIA TOROS CARTELES COLECCIONISMO

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        RACCOLTA DELLE PRINCIPALI VEDUTE DI ROMA ANTICHE E MODERNE. Principales vues de Rome Anciens et Modernes.

      presso Filippo Ducrò s.d. (1840 ca.). Album oblungo (mm. 313x414), bella legatura in p. pergam. coeva con eleganti cornici dorate ai piatti e tit. oro. Affascinante raccolta di 32 vedute, introdotte da un frontesp. figurato, di cui 14 sono dedicate alla Roma moderna, 1 all?antico Foro Romano e 17 alla città antica (incluse due piante del Colosseo e 4 vedute dedicate a Tivoli). Le tavole (ca. 210 x 270 mm. al vivo), sono disegnate e incise in rame da Alessandro Moschetti. Solo qualche lieve arross. ai marg. bianchi altrim. esemplare ben conservato.

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        Gesamtans., i. Hgr. der Vesuv, "Naples. Vue prise au dessus de St. Francois de Paule. - Napoles. Vista tomada cerca de Sn. francisco de Paula".

      - Lithographie ( m. farb. Tonplatte ) v. Deroy b. Turgis in Paris, um 1840, 33,5 x 50 Dek. Ansicht von Neapel. Mittig das königl. Palais, links die Festung St. Elmo. In der Bucht zahlr. Schiffe. - Oben links 2 restaurierte Fehlstellen.

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        Fabeln aller Voelker

      Verlag August Riese Berlin ohne Jahr,ca 1840 - Format 8° - 1. Auflage - , 284 S. + 12 colorierte Tafeln ( 11 Tafeln + farbig illustriertes Titelblatt ) , Originalpappband mit farbigen Deckelbild , Deckel - und Rückentitel, ca 5 cm des Papieraufzugs des Rückens fehlen, gelockert und Seiten teilweise etwas gebräunt , Vorbesitzerstempel mit handschriftlichen Eintrag " ausgeschieden " in alter Schrift , etwas bestoßen , insgesamt ordentlicher Zustand [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vier Kinder beim Spielen, rechts schaut die Mutter durch die Tür, das älteste der Kinder, ein Mädchen, windet einen Blütenkranz.

      . Bleistift, mit Bleistiftlinie umrandet, auf Pauspapier, aufgezogen, innerhalb der Darstellung signiert und datiert "Meyer v. Br. 1840", mit Farbangaben unter der Darstellung. 13,6:10,8 cm. Entwurf für eine farbige Arbeit, ein Aquarell oder ein Gemälde. Provenienz: Aus dem Künstlernachlaß. Vergleichsliteratur: Fr.W. Alexander: Johann Georg Meyer von Bremen. Das Lebensbild eines deutschen Genremalers. Leipzig, E.A. Seemann, 1910, Abb. 12 und 13. Diese beiden Abbildungen zeigen vergleichbare Architekturskizzen aus Bacharach und Wellmich bei St. Goarshausen.. Georg Meyer von Bremen ging 1833 im Alter von 20 Jahren nach Düsseldorf, um an einer der geachtesten Kunstakademien des Landes zu studieren. Er wurde hier erst Schüler des Nazareners J. Wintergerst (1783-1867) und des Historienmalers K.F. Sohn (1805-1867), dann besuchte er die Meisterklasse wohl unter der Leitung des Akademiedirektors W. von Schadow (1788-1862). Seit 1841 war er in Düsseldorf als freischaffender Maler tätig. 1848 war er Gründungsmitglied des "Künstler-Verein Malkasten". Studienreisen durch Deutschland (Hessen und Bayern), nach Berchtesgaden, in das Salzkammergut und der Schweiz brachten die Hinwendung zu volkstümlichen Genrebildern, vor allem gemütvolle Familiendarstellungen und Szenen aus dem Kinderleben. Weitere Reisen führten ihn nach Brüssel und Antwerpen. 1850 erhielt er die Kleine Goldene Medaille. 1852 siedelte er nach Berlin über, wo er es nach wenigen Jahren zu großem, auch internationalem Erfolg brachte, vor allem bei den in die USA emigrierenden deutschen Auswanderern; zu seinen prominentesten Kunden zählten das russische Kaiserhaus und die preußische Königsfamilie. Zwei Jahre nach dem Umzug wurde er zum Professor an die Berliner Akademie berufen. 1855 wurde ihm der belgische Leopoldsorden überreicht, 1857 wurde er Mitglied der Academie des Arts in Amsterdam. Werke Meyer von Bremens besitzen u.a. das Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, das Metropolitan Museum New York, die Nationalgalerie Berlin, die Kunsthalle Bremen und das Stadtmuseum Danzig.

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        "Wien von Galizinberg". Mittig bezeichnet und links unten signiert "Wigand".

      Wien um 1840.. Bildausschnitt ca. 5,8 x 8,4 cm, Blattgröße ca. 8 x 10,5 cm.. Vgl. Thieme-B. XXXV, 549 und Fuchs, Die österr. Maler des 19. Jhdts., K 131.- Blick vom Gallitzinberg, Wien-Ottakring, auf Wien, im Vordergrund eine Kutsche.- Markante und für Wigand typische Arbeit. Wigand (1771-1846) malte überwiegend Altwiener Miniaturveduten mit gut charakterisierter winziger Staffage. "... Seine Art, Pferde darzustellen, ist für ihn außerordentlich charakteristisch. Er unterhielt eine Werkstatt, die auf Ansichten aus Wien und seiner Umgebung spezialisiert war und Bildchen für Kassetten, Briefbeschwerer, Lampenschirme und ähnliches lieferte..." (Fuchs). "... sein Studium bei Johann Christian und Friedrich August Brand sowie später in der Klasse für Historienmalerei von Heinrich Füger gilt als gesichert. Schon bald wandte er sein gesamtes Interesse der feinen und delikaten Arbeit an Bild-Miniaturen zu. Seine Motive suchte er in den Ansichten seiner Heimatstadt, später auch in besonderen historischen Gegebenheiten oder Festen. Seine Arbeit besticht durch das sich im Laufe seiner Entwicklung verändernde, faszinierende Kolorit und durch seine exakte Linienführung, die die Betrachtung - auch mit dem Vergrößerungsglas - zur besonderen Freude werden lässt. Wigands große Leistung besteht nicht in bloßer Verkleinerung einer Komposition, sondern in der gleichzeitigen Umsetzung... " (Prof. Christian Scheed).

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        A History of the Amistad Captives; Being a Circumstantial Account of the Capture of the Spanish Schooner Amistad, by the Africans on Board; Their Voyage, and Capture Near Long Island, New York; with Biographical Sketches of Each of the Surviving Africans. Also, an Account of the Trials Had on their Case, before the District and Circuit Courts of the United States, for the District of Connecticut Compiled from official sources by John W. Barber.

      New Haven, CT: E.L. & J.W. Barber, Hitchcock & Stafford, Printers, 1840. First edition. 8vo. (2), [3]-32 pp. Large folding frontispiece with a wood-engraved image depicting the uprising on board the ship, with text below, 38 wood-engraved portraits, mostly in silhouette, one small wood-engraved map, two wood-engraved illustrations. "Fifty-Four slaves mutinied near Cuba, murdered part of the crew, and caused the remainder to sail into Long Island Sound and the jurisdiction of American courts. Piracy charges were quashed ... in 1841 the Supreme Court declared the negroes free. Private charity provided their transportation back to Africa" (Dictionary of American History). Sabin 3324. American Imprints 40-480. LCP/HSP Afro-Americana 881. Not in Work or Blockson catalogue. Rare in trade, with no copies recorded at auction for the past 35 years (ABPC, 1976-2011). However, a copy sold this past March at the annual Swann Galleries African-Americana sale, achieving $20,400 (lacking the outer wrappers). Central fold of the frontispiece repaired, portion of the lower margin cut away (not affecting text), lower corner of title page also cut away (not affecting text), outer corners through text folded or worn, some rather insignificant interior soiling and foxing. Original reddish-brown wrappers (spine eroded, rather heavily chipped around the edges). (#5917)

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        View of the the Country round Hobart Town in Van Dieman's Land; reduced on zinc by G. Scharf from a drawing by Lycett in the collection of Professor Buckland at Oxford

      London: Charles Hullmandel, 1840. Lithograph on paper, 225 x 827 mm.; mounted, and in a handsome nineteenth century frame. A rare and most attractive panorama of Hobart, prepared from a drawing by the famous convict artist Joseph Lycett and possibly based on earlier drawings by G. W. Evans, the deputy surveyor (it is generally believed that Lycett did not visit Tasmania during his time in Australia, despite the large number of Tasmanian views in his famous Views in Australia). Lycett had arrived in New South Wales as a convict in 1814. Trained as a portrait and miniature painter in Staffordshire, his services as a professional artist were much in demand in the early years of the colony.Lycett was soon working for the publisher Absalom West. He was then appointed artist to Major-General Macquarie, the governor of New South Wales. Impressed with Lycett's talents, Macquarie sent three of his drawings to Earl Bathurst, Secretary of the Colonies who, it is supposed in payment, granted a pardon to the artist. Little is known of the artist's life after leaving Australia.Based on a drawing in his possession, this rare work was commissioned by Professor Buckland an Oxford academic and a geologist and palaeontologist. "A letter dated 17 January 1840 from Professor Buckland to the botanist Robert Brown confirms both the date and his ownership of the drawing: 'Scharf is drawing for me on zinc a reduction of my large drawing by Lycett of Hobart Town & I am anxious to get the trees correct. I will thank you to call at 14 Francis Street, Tottenham Court Road - where the drawing now is and give a word or 2 of advice'." (McPhee, Joseph Lycett, page 271)The lithographer George Scharf had studied lithography in Germany before enlisting in the British Army. Later he worked in London with several lithographic publishers including Rudolph Ackermann and Charles Hullmandel. Hullmandel who printed this panorama had his own lithographic press: "Hullmandel's refinement of the lithographic process achieved greater subtlety and graduations of tone, as well as the ability to create a soft wash of colour" (McPhee, Joseph Lycett, page 271).This fine panoramic view of Hobart is a superbly executed and beautiful lithograph, rare in any form, is an example of the state with the artist's name reading "Lycet" and "Profefsor" misspelled. Apart from a crease to the upper left hand side it is in remarkably good condition in a handsome nineteenth century timber frame.

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        Ansichten aus dem Harz., Nach der Natur gezeichnet und lithographiert von Ludwig Eduard Lütke." 15 von 16 Ansichten. Ohne Titelblatt und Tafel 1 (Bodekessel an der Rosstrappe). Die Ansichten sind in dieser Reihenfolge bezeichnet: 2. Der Markt in Wernigerode; 3. Blankenburg und die Teufelsmauer; 4. Falkenstein; 5. Alexisbad; 6. Ilsenstein; 7. Brockenhaus; 8. Mägdesprung; 9. Ballenstädt; 10. Blechhütte (Eingang in das Bodethal); 11. Stollberg, 12. Kloster Walkenried; 13. Ooker (Oker); 14. Goslar; 15. Victorshöhe; 16. Der Brocken (von der Harzburg gesehen). Die Tafeln im unteren weißen Rand mit dem Trockenstempel des Verlages versehen.

      Berlin, Unter den Linden No. 23: Verlag von E. H. Schroeder, um 1840. - 15 (von 16) lithographierte Ansichten, Darstellungsgröße 16 x 23 cm, auf Tafeln mit vorgeschalteten Seidenhemdchen, nach der Natur und auf den Stein gezeichnet von L. E. Lütke, Druck vom Königl. lith. Institut zu Berlin. Thieme Becker XXIII, 452. "Lütke, Ludwig Eberhard (*1801 in Berlin, + 10. 3. 1850 ebenda), war Landschafts, Marine- und Architekturmaler und Lithograph." * * * Die unteren Ecken des Einbandes leicht gestaucht. Die Blätter 2, 5, 13, 14 und 16 etwas gelbfleckig, teils auch in der Darstellung, die anderen Blätter vornehmlich im weißen Rand nur geringfügig gelbfleckig, sonst gut erhaltenes und sauberes Exemplar in dekorativem Einband. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1200 Querformat 27 x 34 cm, auberginefarbener zeitgenössischer Seidenband mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel in Schmuckbordüre, sowie blindgeprägtem Vorder- und Hinterdeckelschmuck.

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        "Ansichten aus dem Harz. Nach der Natur gezeichnet und lithographiert von Ludwig Eduard Lütke." 15 von 16 Ansichten. Ohne Titelblatt und Tafel 1 (Bodekessel an der Rosstrappe). Die Ansichten sind in dieser Reihenfolge bezeichnet: 2. Der Markt in Wernigerode; 3. Blankenburg und die Teufelsmauer; 4. Falkenstein; 5. Alexisbad; 6. Ilsenstein; 7. Brockenhaus; 8. Mägdesprung; 9. Ballenstädt; 10. Blechhütte (Eingang in das Bodethal); 11. Stollberg, 12. Kloster Walkenried; 13. Ooker (Oker); 14. Goslar; 15. Victorshöhe; 16. Der Brocken (von der Harzburg gesehen). Die Tafeln im unteren weißen Rand mit dem Trockenstempel des Verlages versehen.

      Berlin, Unter den Linden No. 23: Verlag von E. H. Schroeder, um 1840.. 15 (von 16) lithographierte Ansichten, Darstellungsgröße 16 x 23 cm, auf Tafeln mit vorgeschalteten Seidenhemdchen, nach der Natur und auf den Stein gezeichnet von L. E. Lütke, Druck vom Königl. lith. Institut zu Berlin. Querformat 27 x 34 cm, auberginefarbener zeitgenössischer Seidenband mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel in Schmuckbordüre, sowie blindgeprägtem Vorder- und Hinterdeckelschmuck.. Thieme Becker XXIII, 452. "Lütke, Ludwig Eberhard (*1801 in Berlin, + 10. 3. 1850 ebenda), war Landschafts, Marine- und Architekturmaler und Lithograph." * * * Die unteren Ecken des Einbandes leicht gestaucht. Die Blätter 2, 5, 13, 14 und 16 etwas gelbfleckig, teils auch in der Darstellung, die anderen Blätter vornehmlich im weißen Rand nur geringfügig gelbfleckig, sonst gut erhaltenes und sauberes Exemplar in dekorativem Einband.

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        POTSDAM. "Der Alt Markt in Potsdam". Hübsch staffagierte Ansicht mit dem Obelisken.

      - Lithographie von Lütke bei E.H. Schroeder, Berlin, um 1840, 18 x 27 cm.

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        Master Humphrey's Clock

      1840-41. First editions. Tall octavo. 194 engraved illustrations, chiefly after drawings by George Cattermole and Hablot Knight Browne (with one by Daniel Maclise). Full polished tan calf by Riviere & Son, gilt stamped spines with raised bands and floral decorated compartments with tan and red spine labels, covers double ruled in gilt, gilt inner fillets and dentelles, edges extra gilt, marbled. Fine. No foxing, text remarkably clean. 3 volumes in one complete. Tan cloth slipcase. No signatures or bookplates. Fine first edition (also incorporating "The Old Curiosity Shop" and "Barnaby Rudge"). Eckel, pp. 69-70.

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        Valérie

      Paris: Charpentier, 1840. Fine. Charpentier, Paris 1840, 10,5x17,5cm, relié. - new edition. Contemporary binding in full blue morocco, back with five false nerves ornate boxes, jewels, gold and dotted nets, five threads and golden jewels framing the boards, green morocco contreplats lined boxes of twelve golden nets and punches Cold, net gilded on the cuts, all edges gilt. Binding signed Charles Ottmann, bookbinder origin of Strasbourg who had married the daughter of a bookbinder Duplanil son and practiced in Paris from 1835 to 1857 approximately. Three corners lightly bumped, otherwise fine copy. Library Vandérem Fernand (1864-1939), with his bookplate (1939, No. 362). Engraved armorial bookplate of Busquet library reported; HP Small monogrammed stamp in red ink. Light foxing on title and a few slips. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition. Reliure de l'époque en plein maroquin bleu, dos à cinq faux nerfs richement orné de caissons, fleurons, filets et pointillés dorés, quintuple filets et fleurons dorés en encadrement des plats, contreplats doublés de maroquin vert encadrés de douze filets dorés et de poinçons à froid, filet doré sur les coupes, toutes tranches dorées. Reliure signée de Charles Ottmann, relieur d'origine strasbourgeoise qui avait épousé la fille du relieur Duplanil fils et qui exerça à Paris de 1835 à 1857 environ. Trois coins légèrement émoussés, sinon bel exemplaire. Légères rousseurs sur le titre et à quelques feuillets. Ce roman épistolaire est l'œuvre la plus célèbre de Madame de Krüdener, femme de lettres russe née à Riga en 1764 et morte en Crimée en 1824. Il parut pour la première fois en 1804. De la bibliothèque Fernand Vandérem (1864-1939), avec son ex-libris (1939, n°362). Ex-libris armorié gravé de la bibliothèque Busquet, rapporté ; petit cachet monogrammé HP à l'encre rouge.  

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        A Map of England and Wales.showing the Principal Roads, Railways, Rivers and Canals.Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, with the Distance of each Town from the General Post Office, London.

      London: S. Lewis 1840 - Projected from the Triangulation for the Survey made under the Direction of the Honorable Board of Ordnance on a Scale of Five Miles to an Inch, and Corrected to the Present Time. Drawn by R.Creighton. Engraved by J.Dower. A very large hand coloured engraved map of England and Wales overall 70 x 83 inches, in 4 sections, each sheet 35 x 41.5 inches, dissected and mounted on linen. Large calligraphic title, explanation, large engraved view of the General Post Office, table of Dioceses with crests, all within an engraved border. Each of the 4 sheets folding to 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches) and bound full dark burgundy grained calf, elaborate gilt borders to sides, spines with gilt ornaments and lettered in gilt " Lewis' Map of England and Wales - Lewis - N.W. Division", "N. E. Division", "S. W. Division" & "S. E. Division". Handsomely bound and in excellent condition, both maps & bindings. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        JERUSALEM. Gesamtansicht von der Grotte des Jeremias aus (21 x 36 cm), umgeben von 12 Teilansichten (je ca. 7 x 9 bzw. 9 x 7 cm).

      - Lithographie mit Tonplatte von A. Borum nach U. Halbreiter bei Kuhn in München, um 1840, 38,5 x 54 cm. Die Teilansichten zeigen u.a. Spital der Helena, Mandelteich, Grab Simon des Gerechten, Himmelfahrts Kirche, Hl. Stiege, Hof des Pilatus, Kirche der Hl. Anna, Jaffa Tor. - Sehr dekoratives Souvenirblatt mit schmalem Rändchen. Links geschlossener kleiner Randeinriss. Selten.

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        Gesamtans., "Ansicht von Triest".

      - Lithographie ( anonym ) b. F. Werner in Wien, um 1840, 25,5 x 36,5 Nicht bei Nebehay / Wagner

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        Message from the Governor, in Relation to the Difficulties in the Manor of Rensselaerwyck

      State of New York Senate, 1840, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition. Size: 4to. 39 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is sound. Bound at side with string/twine through three holes. Dated March 14, 1840, this message to the New York State Senate concerns the anti-rent wars in upstate New York. This is Seward's copy (the signature at the top is NOT his) and consists of the 16 page message in response to a request by the Senate and Documents Accompanying the Governor's Message (23 pages). 10 1/4' x 6 3/4", page widths irregular. Some very light scattered foxing, edges of some pages chipped a little; otherwise, excellent condition. William Henry Seward (May 16, 1801-October 10, 1872) was the 12th Governor of New York, United States Senator and United States Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson. In 1838, he was elected Governor of New York and reelected to a second two-year term in 1840. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Genealogy & Local History; History. Inventory No: 007932.

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        Souvenir de Venise. March, d'Objets d'Arts, Place S.Marc, Procuratie Vecchie. On vend chez Jos.A. Habnit. No 102. [Hand coloured].

      s.l./s.n. [um ]., s.l./s.n. [um ]. 1840 - Halbleinen, Goldprägung, Lex-8° [28,5x20 cm], Querformat, 1 koloriertes Deckelbild und 8 kolorierte Tafeln mit Seidenhemdchen, jede Tafel mit einer ovalen Prägung *Habnit*; -Einband leicht stockfleckig, Papier durchgehend etwas stockfleckig, Abbildungen in frischen, leuchtenden Farben, ordentliches, gutes Exemplar. 4 Tafeln von Canaletto, lithographiert von P. Chevalier; 2 Tafeln von Gio. Borghesi, lithographiert von Veneta und 2 Tafeln ohne Künstlerangaben. Abbildungen: Piazza S.Marco; Basilica di S.Marco; Piazetta di S. Marco; il Molo verso le Pregioni; Ponte dei Sospiri; Ingresso del Gran Canale; Il Ponte di Rialto; Ingresso dell' Arsenale.

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        Wiener Zeitschrift für Kunst, Literatur, Theater und Mode. Jahrgang 1840. 1.-9. Monat, 1.-3. Quartal. 3 Bände

      Wien: Friedrich Witthauer 1840 - Gedruckt bei Anton Strauß Witwe. 3 Quartale der in dieser Zeit 4 x wochentlich erschienenden Zeitschrift, Nummern 1-156 (von 2. Jänner bis 29. September 1840) mit kritischen Beurteilungen der in Wien aufgeführten Theaterstücke, mit Gedichten, Liedern, Reiseberichten, Nekrologen, Erzählungen u. Novellen, Aphorismen, Litteraturblättern, Musikanzeigen, Artikeln über bildende Kunst, Modeberichten usw. u. mit schönen Bilderbeilagen. Alle 3 Bände Pbd. der Zeit, insgesamt 1248 Seiten mit 39 kolorierten Modekupfern (Wiener Moden), 6 unkolorierten Kupfertafeln (Porträten u. Abb. der Kutschen) u. 3 Musikbeilagen, 8°; Deckel angestaubt, Kanten und Ecke altersgemäß leicht abgenutzt, Rücken des Bandes zum ersten Quartal unten leicht eingerissen, Vorderdeckel mit Signaturschildchen, Einband des 2. u. 3. Bandes bei Vorsätzen leicht geplatzt, innen zuweilen altersbedingt stockfleckig oder gebräunt, S. 1031-1039 (mit einer Tafel) eingerissen u. durchlöchert, andere Tafeln sonst schön erhalten, altersgemäß sehr guter Zustand. Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les mississipiens

      Bruxelles: Meline, Cans & Cie, 1840. Fine. Meline, Cans & Cie, Bruxelles 1840, 11x17cm, relié. - New edition. Binding to bradel half percaline violet, smooth back with a gold floral pattern, date tail piece as shagreen hazelnut, wrappers preserved and bound in. Small marginal foxing, otherwise nice and rare copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline violette, dos lisse orné d'un motif floral doré, date en queue, pièce de titre de chagrin noisette, couvertures conservées. Petites rousseurs marginales, sinon agréable et rare exemplaire.

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        Chashitsu okoshi-ezu. [Pop-up Japanese Tea-Houses]

      1840. |~||~|CHANOYU TEA HOUSES TANSAI, Nobutatsu. Chashitsu okoshi-ezu. [Pop-up Japanese Tea-Houses]. A Complete set of 65 architectural models of chashitsu, Japanese tea-houses, yoritsuki and koshikake (waiting huts and roofed arbors), plus other "out-buildings" associated with the tea ceremony. Each model on washi or kozo construction paper, with ample information supplying design details, dimensions, textures and materials used, written in black ink in the precise, artistic hand of Tansai Nobutatsu. Each model with his artist's stamp. Housed in two-tier contemporary Japanese wooden box. Manuscript table of contents pasted to inside of the lid. No Date or place, but Kyoto, 1820-40s. |~||~||~||~||~| Exceptionally Rare, complete set of Japanese architectural models of tea-houses (chashitsu) associated with the tea ceremony (chanoyu). These models with manuscript annotations date from the first half of the nineteenth century, probably constructed in Kyoto. This rare survival consists of 65 separate models of folding drawings, called okoshi-ezu, "pop-up" drawings which unfold to create a three dimensional structure. The okoshi-ezu are attached to a large plan representing the floor; the particular tea-house is identified and the stamp of the artist Tansai Nobutatsu appears on this "platform" plan. Onto the platform plan are floor patterns drawn in black ink revealing strict tatami-mat arrangements. The folding flaps of exterior walls, interior walls, ceilings, alcoves, passage-ways, etc., are attached by folding hinges to the platform. These folding flaps possess detailed drawings on both sides of the paper, delineating interior decor, highly refined window structures, tokonoma details, shoji windows or interior shoji walls, holes for windows and openings. Elements such as benches, shelves, shutters, awnings, etc. are secondary folding structures attached to the folding walls. Descriptive Japanese text identifies the structural dimensions, spatial measurements and original materials and textures used. Special attention is paid to bamboo, reeds, vines, and support timbers. The entire structure is flat when the platform plan in unfolded and the tea-house is erected by folding up the walls and attaching them together with the supplied tabs and slots. "There is some disagreement among scholars as to whether okoshi-ezu were used during design or simply served to record existing buildings. The difficulty is that although the okoshi-ezu method seems to have originated early in the Edo period - exactly when or how is not clear - the oldest surviving examples date from the latter part of the Edo period [i.e. 1800-1868]" (Andrew Barrie, Okoshi-ezu: Speculations on thinness, footnote #1). The set includes models of tea houses from the 13th century through the 19th century, many designed by the great names in the history of chanoyu from the inception of the Japanese tea ceremony: Sen-no-Rikyu (1522-1591), Takeno Joo (1502-1555), Genpaku Sotan (1578-1658), Koshin Sosa (1613-1672), Genso Sosa (1678-1730), all iemoto of the Omotesenke Tea School, as well as Edo tea masters such as Kawakami Fuhaku (1716-1807). The first models are of tea-houses designed by Sen no Rikyu, depicting his tearooms of 4.5 jo, 2.5 jo, 1.5 jo, (each "jo" represents the size of one tatami mat - 1.653 square meters or 3.13 x 6.27 feet). There are also models of the famous tea-houses at Fushin-an, the headquarters of the Omotesenke tea-school in Kyoto and of Myoki-an, the Zen temple of the Rinzai sect in the Kyoto prefecture. The Taian teahouse, at Myoki-an represents one of only three tea houses in Japan designated as a National Treasure. Purportedly designed by Sen no Rikyu, it is the oldest surviving Japanese tea-house. Models #45 to 62 include the various shelving for chanoyu utensils in the mizuya or katte kitchen area to the rear of a tea house, plus loose tables, screens, several koshikake or waiting houses, out buildings, bamboo fences, gates, etc. We have been able to locate no surviving Okoshi-ezu models for tea-houses before the nineteenth century. The National Diet Library in Tokyo has a similar set of model tea-houses by Tansai Nobutatsu with 46 plates. The Peabody Essex Museum has a similar set by the same artist consisting of 90 plates housed in two wooden boxes. Peabody Essex dates their set to the 1820. Both of these sets come with similar manuscript lists of the plates pasted onto the inside cover of the wooden boxes. It appears that Tansai Nobutatsu (dates unknown) was either a tea-master himself or perhaps an architect with intimate knowledge of chanoyu. Condition: The 65 models have survived in a very fine state of preservation, especially since they fold flat but were designed to be manipulated and folded into 3 dimensional structures. There is some minor worming to several of the models, mostly however on the plan. The contemporary Japanese wooden box in near-fine condition. See: S. Horiguchi, Chashitsu okoshiezu shu [Folding Drawings of the Famous Tea Rooms], 12 volumes, Tokyo: Bokusui shobo, 1963-67. Nakamura, Chashitsu no rekishi: Kizo ga wakaru [The History of Tea Houses], Kyoto: Tankosha, 1998, and Nakamura, Chashitsu okoshiezu no miryoku [The Attraction of Folding Drawings]. Fukui, Japan: Fukui shimbunsha, 2005.

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        Schneeberg und Umgebung" - Souvenirblatt mit 11 Ansichten. Lithographie von Gustav Frank. Gesamtgröße: 37 x45 cm.

      Meissen, Goedsche und Steinmetz, um . 1840 - ** Seltenes Sammelbild. In der Mitte: (Gesamt-)Ansicht von Schneeberg (14 x 25,8 cm), umgeben von Teilansichten: Stadt-Kirche, Rathhaus, Grubengelände, genannt Wolfsgang-Maassen, Grubengelände genannt Gesellschaft, Feldschlösschen, Goldene Höhe, Schützenhaus. Ferner sind abgebildet: Ansicht von Neustaedtel und Das Dorf Schlema (jeweilige Größe: 8 x 18,5 cm).* Einige unterlegte (mit Japanpapier) Einrisse im Randbereich, teils bis in die Darstellung reichend. Eine unbedruckte Ecke alt unterlegt. Vornehmlich im Randbereich fingerfleckig. (SW: Ortsansichten - Alte Graphik - Sachsen)

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        An Encyclopaedia of Rural Sports; or, A Complete Account, Historical, Practical, and Descriptive, of Hunting, Shooting, Fishing, Racing, and other Field Sports and Athletics Amusements of the present day.

      Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London. 1840 - First edition. Octavo. pp xvi, 1240, 32 (catalogue). 600 engravings on wood, by R. Branston, from drawings by Alken, T. Landseer, Dickes, etc. Original green cloth decorated in gilt and in blind, with a peregrine falcon in gilt on upper cover. The author was a veterinary surgeon in London and Professor of Animal Medicine. On the front pastedown is the armorial bookplate of William Sandilands of Barny Hill. Spine and cover edges a little faded. Slight bruising to the edges. Very good indeed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Nelson Debating Club: Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Rules

      n.p., n.d. but evidently Newcastle-upon-Tyne, ca. 1840. large sheet of paper mounted on linen (70 x 40 cms), the 14 Rules> in ink in a calligraphic hand, the 27 members' names appended as signatures at the foot. Some dustsoiling but in very good state of preservation, bound into a heavy binding of black half roan over marbled wood boards, loose, spine very worn. [bound with], Nelson Debating Club, Newcastle Upon Tyne. Rules.> n.p., n.d. but evidently Newcastle-upon-Tyne, ca. 1844. large sheet of paper mounted on linen (73 x 40 cms), the 17 Rules> in red and black ink in a calligraphic hand, the 15 members' signatures in ink at foot, in fine state of preservation. A charming pair of documents, the second apparently postdating the first as indicated by revisions to and additions to the rules. These rules included the usual administrative conditions, officers of the Club, subscriptions and procedures. One significant change between the first and second versions involved the crucial choice of a subject for debate. The version one rule was that 'A subject shall be given every week by the chairman or his substitute to be debated on at the next ensuing meeting, notice of which subject shall be sent to members not present'. This was changed to something rather more collegiate: 'Each member shall be at liberty to enter any subject for discussion into a book to be kept for that purpose and that the committee choose from them the subject to be discussed'. A further notable change affected matters of religion and politics. In the first version Rules> it was agreed that 'on account of the conscientious difference of opinion on the subject of religion that subject shall never be debated'. But the draconian regulation in the second version of the Rules> added even tougher censorship: 'On account of the conscientious difference of opinion on the subject of religion and of the height to which party spirit runs on the subject of politics, those subjects shall never be discussed'. It might be surmised that the seven identified resignations and the overall reduction in the number of members was exacerbated by the prohibition on debates on religion and politics. Both, after all, were contentious and therefore highly debateable subjects. The club met weekly (Wednesdays at 7 pm) at the Freemasons Lodge in Nelson Street. Members, whose signatures are appended to each document, included several names recognisable in the public life of the city. (A recent owner of the manuscripts has added several notes in pencil identifying many of the members).

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        Master Humphrey's Clock

      Chapman & Hall, London 1840 - With 2 small spots and small old names on wrappers. The partes are housed in a very fine a little later slipcase in form of a book with half calf spine, raised bands and goldprint on spine The original 20 parts are bound in the publisher's green wrappers with illustrations by G. Cattermole and H.K. Browne. The wrappers are complete with many if not all advertisments, and are in perfect condition with no wear to spines [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Sketches of Young Couples

      Chapman and Hall, London 1840 - 92pp. Six illustrations by Phiz, including frontis. Language: eng VG: in very good condition. Later rebind with new eps. Light edgewear. Heraldic bookplate on pastedown. Occasional foxing within, impacting on plates. No ads. Teg Quarter red leather hardback with green cloth boards [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Geschichte des Osmanischen Reiches in Europa.,

      Hamburg, Friedrich Perthes; Gotha, Perthes, 1840;1854;1855; 1856; 1857; 1859; 1863. - XXII., 863 S., 2 nn.S.; XXVIII., 944 S., 1 nn.S.; XXIV., 881 S., 2 nn.S.; XVI., 1003 S., 1 nn.S.; XXII., 962 S., 1 nn.S.; XIX., 950 S.; XIV., 759 S., 1 nn.S. Einbände leicht berieben und bestossen, stellenweise beschabt. Vorsätze und erste und letzte ca. 2 Blatt etwas fleckig.Band 3 eine Ecke stärker gestaucht. Ohne den separat erschienenen Registerband. Insgesamt gute Exemplare. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 5500 Pappbände der Zeit, Rückenprägung, umlaufender Rotschnitt, ca. 13,5 x 20,5 cm 7 Bände. Aus der Reihe : Geschichte der europäischen Staaten herausgegeben von A.H.L. Heeren und F.A. Ukert.

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        Collection of ten original watercolors showing various falcons.

      Probably Scandinavia, c. 1840. - Various sizes, c. 14 x 22 cm to c. 20 x 25 cm. Mounted on backing paper. Ten finely pen-and-ink drawings of different falcons in various poses, all captioned and vividly watercoloured by a mid-19th-century artist. Includes the Saker Falcon, Iceland Falcon, Greenland Falcon, Merlin, Lanner Falcon, Norway Falcon etc. - Well preserved.

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        SCHAFFHAUSEN. - Rheinfall. "Panorama des Rheinfalls bey Schaffhausen". Weiter Blick über den Rhein auf Schloß Laufen.

      - Aquatinta bei Jügel, Frankfurt, um 1840, 16 x 80 cm.

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        The Ingoldsby legends, or, Mirth and marvels. 3 Volume set.

      London : Richard Bentley 1840 - 3 Volume set. 1840, 1842, 1847. In custom crushed green Moroccan case by R.B. Sanford. Hardcover. Bound in publishers black cloth. Volumes. II and III are "A" bindings without corner ornamentation, Volume I is "B" binding" Volumes I and III are first issues with printed slip inserted to p236 which is blank to Vol. 1; Vol. 3 with "topot" on page 350. Vol. II is second issue with errata to verso of contents page. Rubbing wear to spine of case. Chipping to head and tail of spines. Fraying to joints. Library stamps to verso of title page. Sticker remnants to fep of Vol. I and III. Vol I fep excised. Bookplate of John Edge, Chief Justice in the Allahabad High Court, India, during the British Raj era. Clean, unmarked pages.Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 2-14. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 881. Bleiler (1978), p. 15. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Sadleir 156c, e, and f. Cohn 44. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Master Humphrey's Clock.

      Chapman & Hall, London, 1840. With 2 small spots and small old names on wrappers. The partes are housed in a very fine a little later slipcase in form of a book with half calf spine, raised bands and goldprint on spine. The original 20 parts are bound in the publisher's green wrappers with illustrations by G. Cattermole and H.K. Browne. The wrappers are complete with many if not all advertisments, and are in perfect condition with no wear to spines. First Edition.. 15092405

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        Riche ou pauvre Exposition succincte des causes et des effets de la distribution actuelle des richesses sociales

      Paris & Geneva: Librairie d'Ab. Cherbuliez et Ce,, 1840. Octavo (192 x 125 mm). Contemporary marbled boards, flat roan spine ruled and lettered gilt, sprinkled edges. Library stamp of the VSK library to title and free endpaper. Board edges lightly rubbed; a crisp, clean copy. First edition of a work to which Karl Marx devoted an entire chapter in his Theorien über den Mehrwert (Theories of surplus value), writing that this book, together with George Ramsay's Essay on the distribution of wealth, is the only one to have made the distinction (of great importance to Marx) between "constant" and "variable" capital (i.e. wage and non-wage capital). As Marx saw it: "It is an incontrovertible fact that, as capitalist production develops, the portion of capital invested in machinery and raw materials grows, and the portion laid out in wages declines. This is the question with which both Ramsay and Cherbuliez are concerned. For us, however, the main thing is: does this fact explain the decline in the rate of profit?" (Theories of surplus value, book III). In 1835 Cherbuliez, a Swiss lawyer, succeeded Rossi as professor of public law and political economy at the University of Geneva, moving to Paris in 1848, to later return to Switzerland, where he held the professorship of economics at the University of Lausanne before Walras. In political economy he was a follower of Sismondi, with elements of Ricardo, steadfastly conservative and antisocialist. Admired by Mill, Cossa, and Cairnes, his Précis de la science économique et ses practicales applications, a masterpiece of erudition, is described by Schumpeter as "one of the best textbooks of 'classic' economics" (R. F. Hébert in The New Palgrave).

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        STOCKHOLM. "Panorama de Stockholm, pris de la Coupole de l'Eglise de Skeppsholmen (Ile de L'Amirauté)". Rundpanorama von der Kuppel der Kirche in Skeppsholmen aus.

      - Lithographie von C.J. Billmark bei Lemercier, Paris, um 1840, 27 x 214 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. IV, S. 32. - Der schwedische Lithograph (1804 - 1870) erlernte zunächst bei K.D. Forssell das Handwerk des Kupferstechers. 1827 ging er nach Paris und wandte sich ganz der Lithographie zu. "Billmark war ein äußerst gewandter Zeichner von Landschaften und Architekturmotiven. Seine Lithographien sind wirkungsvoll angeordnet und geschmackvoll ausgeführt". Unser von fünf Platten gedrucktes, über 2 Meter langes 360-Grad-Panorama belegt die Einschätzung von Thieme-Becker voll! - Am oberen Rand mit genauen Ortsangaben. Faltspuren, sonst wohl erhalten.

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        Gesamtans.,.

      . altkol. Lithographie ( anonym ) b. Scholz in Mainz, um 1840, 20,7 x 31.

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