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        Biographie von Ludwig van Beethoven. Verfasst von Anton Schindler, Musikdirector und Professor der Tonkunst. Mit dem Portrait Beethovens und zwei Facsimiles.

      Münster. Aschendorff'sche Buchhandlung, 1840.. das Porträt Beethovens gemalt von Schimon, gestochen von Eduard Eichens, 8°. 21,2 x 14,2 cm. (5) Bll.,296 (2) Seiten, Einband mit Blind- und Goldprägung, Schnitt marmoriert, Hardcover in Leinwand,. In gutem Zustand. Einband am Rücken lichtbedingt etwas aufgehellt, die oberen Einbandecken gering bestoßen, wenige Seiten, darunter das letzte Blatt in den Rändern gering braunfleckig, insgesamt von guter Erhaltung, selten. Halbfranzband.

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        Gesamtans.,.

      . Lithographie n. u. v. Emminger ( Druck G. Küstner ), 1840, 33,5 x 52,5. Schefold, Nr. 31996. Henning/Maier, Emminger, S. 152. - Sehr seltene Ansicht. Leicht fleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Partly-Printed Autograph Document Signed (by election official).

      - 16th president of the United States. Partly-printed ADS (by an election official, not Lincoln), 2pp (recto and verso), 7 3/4" X 13", Appalonia Precinct, IL, 1840 November. Near fine. Minor, even age toning. Lincoln ran for elector in the William H. Harrison vs. Henry Clay presidential election of 1840. He failed to get elected as elector, though the Whig candidate Harrison won. In this rare poll book leaf, headlined "Poll Book for Appolonia Precinct, Nov. 1840" partly in print, the registered voters names run down the left margin (26 on each side, numbered pages 1 and 2) -- all penned in the same bold hand, no doubt an election official. A printed column running across the top, labeled "For Presidential Electors," lists ten elector candidates -- the last being Lincoln, whose name is misspelled "Abram Lincoln." (Fellow Lincoln colleague, legislator and future Union general John A. McClernand, 1812-1900, is also listed.) The five Whig candidates seem to have performed quite poorly in this particular precinct, gathering far fewer votes than the five Democrat candidates. A rare relic of one of Lincoln's first political disappointments at age thirty-one.

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        Histoire des croisades contre les Albigeois. 2 Bände

      Paris: "Chez l'èditeur"; 1840.. Originale und einzige Ausgabe. Selten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hamecher]
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        Die malerischen und romantischen Stellen der Bergstrasse, des Odenwaldes und der Neckar-Gegenden in ihrer Vorzeit und Gegenwart geschildert.,

      Darmstadt, C. W. Leske o.J., (1840-1842). - 24 x 15 cm. 4 Bll., 341 Seiten, 1 Bl. Mit 40 Stahlstich-Ansichten, 1 Panorama (in 4 Doppeltafeln) und 1 Faltkarte. *Erste Ausgabe. - Vollständig mit allen Tafeln und Beilagen. Das Panorama besteht aus 4 zusammengehörigen Doppeltafeln und zeigt die Bergstrasse von Darmstadt bis Heidelberg. Die Ansichten zeigen Auerbach, Darmstadt, Erbach, Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Hirschhorn, Leutershausen, Michelstadt, Otzberg, Lindenfels, Neckargemünd, Weinheim, Zwingenberg etc. - Teilweise leicht gebräunt, insgesamt jedoch ein recht sauberes und gut erhaltenes Exemplar des sonst meist stärker gebräunten Werkes. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1200 Halbleinenband der Zeit mit Rückentitel. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Cracks of the Day. Edited by Wildrake

      London: Arthur Ackermann; Walter Spiers, Printer, 17, North Audsley, 1840. First edition. Engraved title page. With 10 Portraits, 36 full-page Engravings of Winners of the Derby, Oaks and St. Leger, from 1631 to 1840 as well as 19 textual woodcut illustrations, after Herring, A. Cooper, H. Alken etc. iv, 271, [1], [8, publisher's ads] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in full green morocco, t.e.g., rest uncut, by Riviere. Spine toned to brown. Fine. Bookplate of Sir Jonathan Edmund Backhouse.

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        Poland Manuscript. AN ARCHIVE OF MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENTS AND CORRESPONDENCE AND PRINTED BROADSIDES, ALL IN POLISH, RELATED TO ALEKSANDER ESTREICHER, A WEALTHY POLISH PATRON, OF TRZEBIN

      Most of this material is from the revolutionary period of the 1840's at the end of the Krakow Republic. One great item is a (1) broadside- "Manifesto of the National Government of Poland to the Polish nation, Krakow, Feb 2, 1846", along with lengthy text, signed in print by the Secretary of the government Karol Rogawski. (2) Two other large broadsides, 1844, signed in print by the president of the senate, Schindler; List of the names of members of the senate and the agenda for the current year. (3) Seven documents directed to Estreicher from the governing senate, signed by Schindler and others, 1841-1848. (4) Three small broadsides, 8 x 6 in., Krakow 1846, calling for a patriotic uprising against the threat of tyranny. (5) 15 letters. (6) Two broadsides with lists of delegates to the senate in 1844. (7) 1826 folio manuscript, 16pp. transferring ownership of a village 'Trzebin'?. (8) Assortment of miscellaneous items, 1793 manuscript document in Latin regarding baptism, passport letter in French for Estreicher, passport letter in Russian for Estreicher, and more. A rare collection of material from the end of the Krakow Republic. Condition varies for each item, some are poor and/or fragile, other items are good/very good. .

      [Bookseller: Karol Krysik Books, IOBA]
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        ROUGH NOTES OF THE CAMPAIGN IN SINDE AND AFGHANISTAN IN 1838-1839 Being Extracts from a Personal Journal Kept While on the Staff of the Army of the Indus

      London: J. M. Richardson.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1840. First Edition. Hardcover. INDIA; Travel; Afghanistan; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Red and black printed; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [Military/India]. Outram, James. Rough Notes Of The Campaign In Sinde And Afghanistan In 1838-1839, Being Extracts From A Personal Journal Kept While On The Staff Of The Army Of The Indus ( first Afghan War in 1838-39). Lon: J. M. Richardson. 1840. 8 vo. 1st U. K. Edition. X, 232 pp. Bound in later 3/4 brown calf leather, marble boards, gilt decorated. Very good. Raised bands and gilt spine . Bound in erratum. Foldouts in red and black printing. Eye witness accounts. ; 0 .

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        Autograph Letter, Signed. To Mrs. Richard H. Bayard [Mary Sophia Carroll Bayard, (1804-1886)]

      Washington, D.C., 1840. 4 pp. on recto and verso of one folded sheet. 1 vols. 4to. Old folds. Long, personal letter written just after Webster turned down the opportunity to be William Henry Harrison's vice-president and before he became Harrison's Secretary of State in 1841. The descriptions include his recent tour of England, a visit to Paris, which he calls "a brighter looking city" than London, and details of his travels. Among his acquaintances in London were Lady Elizabeth Wellesley, Duchess of Wellington, although Lord Wellesley, Arthur Richard Wellesley, 2nd Duke of Wellington, was "infirm and seldom out"; also seen were Lady Stafford and Lady Granville. A visit by Mrs. Curtis to see Mrs. Bayard in Wilmington is also mentioned.

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        Poésies complètes. Contes d'Espagne et d'Italie.Poésies diverses. Un Spectacle dans un fauteuil. Poésies Nouvelles

      Charpentier, Paris 1840 - In-12 (181 x 120 mm), faux-titre, titre, (2) ff., 436 pp., demi-toile framboise, dos lisse, plats de toile chagrinée rouge, tranches mouchetées (reliure d'époque). Première édition collective, en grande partie originale; premier tirage, la table contenant deux erreurs (ne mentionne pas "A quoi rêvent les jeunes filles", et porte "Romance" au lieu de "Namouna". Clouzot). (dos très légèrement passé, mouillure en haut des pages jusqu'à la p. 150, rousseurs importantes). // 12° (181 x 120 mm), half-title, title, (2) ff., 436 pp., raspberry half cloth, smooth spine, red shagreen-cloth covers, sprinkled edges (contemporary binding). First collective edition, containing many original texts; first printing with two mistakes on the table (no mention of "A quoi rêvent les jeunes filles", and "Romance" instead of "Namouna". Clouzot). (spine very lightly faded, water-stain on top of pages, until p. 150, important brownings).

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        Der Glockengiesser und Feuerspritzenmacher.

      . Lithographie v. Toma n. Geiger aus Der Mensch und sein Beruf, um 1840, 33,3 x 37,4 (Blattgröße). Das ovale Mittelbild (16,7 x 20,5 cm.) zeigt einen Giesser bei der Vorführung einer Glocke.- Umgeben von einer Ranken-Bordüre m. zahlr. berufsbezogenen Darstellungen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        The Pathfinder: or, The Inland Sea

      Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1840. First American edition, preceded by the London edition of the same year. First issue, BAL state 2. Vol. I: [1] - 3, iv, 13 - 240 pp.; vol. II: [1] - 233 pp. 2 vols. 12mo. Original purple muslin, printed paper spine labels. Contemporary gift inscription "S.B.C. Rogers from her father E. Cowen" in each volume. Moderate wear, spine labels mostly perished, front inner hinge of vol. II open at title page. Good plus. Custom morocco backed slipcase and chemise. First American edition, preceded by the London edition of the same year. First issue, BAL state 2. Vol. I: [1] - 3, iv, 13 - 240 pp.; vol. II: [1] - 233 pp. 2 vols. 12mo.

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        The Art of Painting Portraits, Landscapes, Animals, Draperies, Satins

      1840. CAWSE, John. The Art of Painting Portraits, Landscapes, Animals, Draperies, Satins. &c. in Oil Colours: Practically explained by Coloured Palettes: with an Appendix on cleaning and restoring Paintings on Panel or Canvas. 47, [1] pp. plus 8 pp. of ads. Illustrated with 11 hand-coloured aquatint engravings. 4to., 255 x 160 mm, bound in publisher's purple cloth, spine stamped in gilt, with a lovely vignette of two female artists stamped in gilt on the front cover. London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1840. |~||~||~||~| First Edition. John Cawse (1778 - 1862), was a portrait painter, who in the early part of his career, around 1798, worked as a caricaturist. From 1801 to 1844, he exhibited portraits at the Royal Academy of Arts. This is an unusually handsome artist's manual illustrated with a series of charming plates depicting palettes. The book includes a chapter on picture cleaning and restoration and an eight page catalogue of Ackermann & Co.'s books, prints, and artist's supplies. Binding soiled, but still a fine copy. Abbey, Life No. 106.

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        Napoleon with the sick at Jaffa or in Egypt, lithograph by Champion after Gros. c. 1840?

      Paris: C. Motte, 1840.

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        Gesamtans., "Hamburg".

      . kol. Litho. b. u. v. P. Suhr, dat. 1840, 35 x 66. Selten. - Blick über die Binnenalster zur Stadt.

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        Poland Manuscript AN ARCHIVE OF MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENTS AND CORRESPONDENCE AND PRINTED BROADSIDES, ALL IN POLISH, RELATED TO ALEKSANDER ESTREICHER, A WEALTHY POLISH PATRON, OF TRZEBIN

      Most of this material is from the revolutionary period of the 1840's at the end of the Krakow Republic. One great item is a (1) broadside- "Manifesto of the National Government of Poland to the Polish nation, Krakow, Feb 2, 1846", along with lengthy text, signed in print by the Secretary of the government Karol Rogawski. (2) Two other large broadsides, 1844, signed in print by the president of the senate, Schindler; List of the names of members of the senate and the agenda for the current year. (3) Seven documents directed to Estreicher from the governing senate, signed by Schindler and others, 1841-1848. (4) Three small broadsides, 8 x 6 in., Krakow 1846, calling for a patriotic uprising against the threat of tyranny. (5) 15 letters. (6) Two broadsides with lists of delegates to the senate in 1844. (7) 1826 folio manuscript, 16pp. transferring ownership of a village 'Trzebin'?. (8) Assortment of miscellaneous items, 1793 manuscript document in Latin regarding baptism, passport letter in French for Estreicher, passport letter in Russian for Estreicher, and more. A rare collection of material from the end of the Krakow Republic. Condition varies for each item, some are poor and/or fragile, other items are good/very good. .

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        DELLE ANTICHITA’ GIUDAICHE di. tradotte dal Greco ed illustrate con note dall’Abate Francesco Angiolini piacentino. Volume I (II e III).

      Fumagalli, 1840-44, Firenze, - 3 gr. voll. in-4, pp. XV, 783; 806; 564, leg. m. pelle coeva con piatti in carta dec. Tagli color. Importante edizione del Flavio con accurate note di commento, illustrata da diverse ill. xilogr. Bella edizione figurata della cronistoria dalla creazione del mondo fino all’epoca di Nerone. Narrazione fedele al testo originale di Francesco Angiolini (Piacenza 1750 - Polock, Russia, 1788) fu letterato e traduttore di classici: la sua versione di Giuseppe Flavio dal greco all’italiano fu tanto apprezzata da pubblicarne ben 7 edizioni. Minimi dif. alla carta della leg. con alcune spellature. [012]

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        The Pathfinder: or, The Inland Sea

      Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1840. First American edition, preceded by the London edition of the same year. First issue, BAL state 2. Vol. I: [1] - 3, iv, 13 - 240 pp.; vol. II: [1] - 233 pp. 2 vols. 12mo. Original purple muslin, printed paper spine labels. Contemporary gift inscription "S.B.C. Rogers from her father E. Cowen" in each volume. Moderate wear, spine labels mostly perished, front inner hinge of vol. II open at title page. Good plus. Custom morocco backed slipcase and chemise. First American edition, preceded by the London edition of the same year. First issue, BAL state 2. Vol. I: [1] - 3, iv, 13 - 240 pp.; vol. II: [1] - 233 pp. 2 vols. 12mo.

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        Rules and Regulations of The Walton and Cotton Club. Instituted 19th March 1817. Revised 8th April 1840

      London: Privately Printed by [C. Whittingham, Printer] for [William Pickering], 1840. First edition, one of only 33 copies. Frontispiece, decorative borders printed in red, historiated initial letters, illustrated. [24] pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Bound in full green morocco, some toning to spine, else fine. Bookplate of Arnold Wood, Walton bibliographer. First edition, one of only 33 copies. Frontispiece, decorative borders printed in red, historiated initial letters, illustrated. [24] pp. 1 vols. 12mo. One of 33 copies.

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        Handbuch der angewandten medizinischen Chemie: I.Theil: Medizinsch-analytische Chemie. & II.Theil: Physiologische und pathologische Antropochemie (all publ).

      . Berlin, Albert Förster, 1840-1842, 8°, XVI, 527, (1) pp., 1 gefalt. Taf.; XX, 606, (2) pp., 1 gefalt. Tafel, 2 Halbledereinbände d.Zt; Rücken erneuert; minimal fleckig, feines Exemplar.. Rare - First Edition "of the first comprehensive presentation of clinical chemistry". - - Johann Franz SIMON (1807-1843) "was born on the 25 August 1807 as the son of a barber-surgeon in Frankfurt on the Oder. After an apprenticeship as a pharmacist he studied in Berlin obtaining a degree in pharmacy in 1832. From 1835 he studied chemistry, also in Berlin. He received a PhD in 1838 with a dissertation on the chemistry and physiology of mother's milk. When SCHÖNLEIN became Professor of Medicine in Berlin in 1840 Simon received the position as an assistant in the hospital. In 1842 he qualified for inauguration as a Privat-Dozent (reader) in chemistry. He died, however, as soon as the 23rd October 1843 of tuberculosis of the brain before the chemical laboratory, which he wished to set up at the Charite, could be established. SIMON began first of all doing toxicological analyses. In his two volumes ''Handbuch der angewandten medizinischen Chemie" (Handbook of applied medical chemistry) he provided the first comprehensive presentation of clinical chemistry. His book was based on a wealth of observation and analyses. He tried, the first time ever attempted, to produce a systematic presentation of the diagnostically important pathological changes in the blood. The book also contained a detailed review of the methods. SIMON founded the first journal and the first scientific association of the new discipline." Johannes Büttner & Christ Habrich; Roots of Clinical Chemistry (1987), p.86. - - "Die Absicht des Verfassers bei Bearbeitung vorliegenden Wer kes ist die, sowohl dem durch seine Stellung zu erfolgreichen Untersuchungen in der Chemie des menschlichen Körpers begün stigten Arzte, als auch dem Chemiker, der sich in dieses schwierige Feld einführen will, einen Leitfaden an die Hand zu geben, mit telst welchen sie ihren Zweck durch Privatstudien erreichen können. Demnächst war die Abfassung einer medizinisch - analyti schen Chemie durchaus nothwendig, da sie Jedem unentbehrlich ist, der sich mit der Zoochemie bekannt machen und sich praktisch damit beschäftigen will. Der Verf. verfuhr bei ihrer Bearbeitung auf die Weise, dafs er die näheren Bestandtheile animalischer Substanzen in ihrem möglichst reinen Zustande darstellte, und sie in ihrem Verhal ten gegen Reagentien untersuchte; besonders wurde darauf gesehen, dafs ein jeder dieser Bestandtheile eine genaue und scharfe Charakte ristik erhielt, ohne welche, wie sich Berzelius in seiner Zoochemie ausdrückt, fehlerhafte Resultate und daraus entspringende Verwirrun gen hierzu vermeiden sind. Es ist wohl mit allem Rechte zu hof fen, dafs bei vorgeschrittener Ausbildung der medizinischen Che mie, auch unsere Kenntnisse vom thierischen Organismus gewinnen, und aus der Bildung einer pathologischen Chemie, besonders Therapie und Diagnostik grossen Nutzen ziehen werden. Möge daher die medizinische Chemie sich jetzt einer grösseren Kultur er freuen, als dies: bisher geschehen ist, und vorliegendes Werk nicht allein dazu anregen, sondern sich auch beim Gebrauche praktisch nützlich und unentbehrlich erweisen. Was die Reihenfolge anbetrifft, in der die näheren Bestandteile des menschlichen Körpers abgehandelt wurden, so sind zuerst die ausschliesslich dem tierischen Organismus angehörenden Stoffe, in einer Folge, wie sie sich chemisch von einan der sondern, sodann die dem animalischen Körper zwar integrirenden aber auch der anorganischen Natur angehörenden Materien be trachtet worden. Da der nächste Zweck dieses ersten Bandes der medizinischen Chemie, der gewissermafsen als Propädeutik für, den zweiten angesehen werden kann, der war, dem Arzte und Chemiker ein Mittel an die Hand zu geben, sich durch Privatstudien die zur Untersuchung tierischer Substanzen nötigen Kenntnisse und Fähig keiten zu erwerben, so wurde Alles was in dieser Beziehung von praktischer Wichtigkeit ist, mit grosser Schrift hervorgehoben. Indes sen kann es nicht fehlen, daß der zur zweckmässigen Anstellung chemischer Untersuchungen Herangebildete, auch bald genauere Kennt nisse von dem sonstigen Verhalten der näheren Bestandteile des menschlichen Körpers zu erlangen erstrebt, und somit lag die Notwen digkeit auf der Hand, auch hierüber das Wichtigste beizufügen. Es sind daher von jedem abgehandeltem Stoffe seine Verbindungen mit Säuren, Basen und Salzen, seine elementare Zusammensetzung, seine Zersetzung - unter verschiedenen Bedingungen und die Produkte der selben, durch kleinen Druck bezeichnet worden. - Der zweite Theil umfaßt die zusammengesetzten soliden und flüssigen Stoffe, welche den tierischen Körper bilden, und die Me thode, sie (mit Beziehung auf den ersten Band) in die näheren Be standteile zu zerlegen. Nachdem jene zuerst in ihrem normalen Zustande, sowohl qualitativ als quantitativ, untersucht worden sind, werden die Abweichungen, welche sie in pathologischen Fällen erleiden, eben so genau als hinreichend ausführlich beschrieben werden. Auch in diesem Bande soll wieder das praktisch Wichtige von dem mehr abseits Gelegenen, durch verschiedenen Druck hervorgehoben werden. - Durch die gütige Unterstützung die diesem Unternehmen von verschiedenen Seiten und vorzugsweise an dem hiesigen Charite-Krankenhause von dem Hrn. Prof. Wolff, und an der Thierarzneischule von den Herren Prof. Gurlt und Hertwig mit großer Bereitwillichkeit zu Theil geworden ist, und für die ich schon hier meinen Dank öffentlich aussprechen muß, habe ich bereits eine Reihe wich tiger und interessanter von mir angestellter, Untersuchungen tierischer Flüssigkeiten und Konkretion gesammelt, mit deren Vervollständigung ich dauernd beschäftigt bin. Es ist aber klar, daßs zur Untersuchung pathologischer Stoffe, sollen sie nicht als Einzelheiten dastehen, sondern will man aus ihnen für die Wissenschaft wichtige und erfolg reiche Schlüsse ziehen, die Kraft eines Einzelnen kaum hinreicht. Schon bin ich von höchst achtbaren Seiten mit Beiträgen erfreut worden, und ich erlasse an diejenigen Gelehrten und Forscher, wel che sich für die Vervollständigung eines so wichtigen Werkes interessiren, die Bitte, ihre etwaigen Erfahrungen mir mit der Erlaubniß mich auf die Quellen dankbarst beziehen zu dürfen, mitzutheilen. - Das ganze Werk wird Circa 60-70 Bog. umfassen, und gedenke ich es in Jahresfrist zu vollenden. - Berlin, im Januar 1840; Dr. J. Franz Simon (Veröffentlicht auf der orig. Broschur, der ersten und zweiten Lieferung des "Handbuch der angewandten med. Chemie, 1840)

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        Audience donnee aux savans. Hand-colored lithograph by Boulanger after Aubry

      Paris: C. Motte, 1840.

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        "Grimma, seine Kirchen und Hauptgebäude". Gesamtansicht (12,5 x 19,5 cm), umgeben von 14 Teilansichten.

      . Lithographie von G. Täubert, gedruckt von J.H. Ketzschau bei H. Schmidt, Dresden, um 1840, 28 x 37 cm.. Das schöne Souvenirblatt zeigt neben allen Kirchen auch das Rathaus, das alte Schloß, die Landesschule, das Diakonat und die Guttersburg. Gerahmt.

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        Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain : Engraved from authentic pictures in the Galleries of the Nobility and the Public Collections of the Country. With Biographical and Historical Memoirs of their lives and Actions

      London: Printed for Harding and Lepard, 1840. Complete in 10 volumes Circa 240 engraved plates, with accompayning text.Books measure 11 x 7 1/2 inches. Bound in half calf, ornate gilt tooling, elaborate gilt dentelles to boards. Calf light rubbed, a few minor scuff marks, small nick on head on one spine. Rather unusual the way leather and cloth has been matched, with a contutation of the gilt dentelle. Internally, some occasional spotting. Pages and plates in very good condition. A very attractive set.. Half-Leather. Very Good Plus. Large 8 Vo.

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        Voyages of the Dutch Brig of War Dourga, Through the Southern and Little-Known Parts of the Moluccan Archipelago, and Along the Previously Unknown Southern Coast of New Guinea, Performed During the Years 1825 & 1826

      London James Madden & Co 1840. G+ : in Good condition plus. Later rebind with new eps. Light offsetting from maps. Ex.-lib. Cruising Association First Edition Blue/gilt hardback cloth cover 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). xxiv, 365pp. Frontispiece maps and double page map.

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        TA., Torre di Patria / Lago di Patria, "Tombeau, jadis, cru des Scipions - Vigna Va".

      . lavierte Sepia und Federzeichnung über Lithographie n. Christoph Heinrich Kniep (?), um 1840, 18,2 x 25 (Blattgr. 23,8 x 30,5 cm). Zeigt ein kleines Gehöft mit großem Turm und Personen. Es wurde angenommen, dass dies das Grabmal von Scipio dem Afrikaner sei. - Auf Büttenpapier mit hellgrün gefärbtem, festem Papier angegossen (dort verso alt nachgeklebt) und mit einer schwarzen Linie gefasst. Leichte Bereibungen und etwas fleckig. Titel mit Feder unter der Darstellung. - Unten rechts mit Tinte "6". - Sehr schönes Blatt mit einer alten Zuschreibung.

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        Porzellan, Steingut, Faience Fabrikant, Hafner, Emailleur ect..

      . Lithographie v. Kunz n. Radmannsdorf aus Der Mensch und sein Beruf, um 1840, 33,8 x 38 (Blattgröße). Das ovale Mittelbild (16,3 x 19,6) zeigt Interessenten im Porzellan - Kabinett.- Umgeben von einer ornamentalen Bordüre, in die weitere berufsbezogene Darstellungen eingearbeitet sind. Ein Exemplar Blattgr.: 38,5 x 48,5cm (minimal fleckig)

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        Die malerischen und romantischen Stellen der Bergstrasse, des Odenwaldes und der Neckar-Gegenden in ihrer Vorzeit und Gegenwart geschildert.

      Darmstadt, C. W. Leske o.J., (1840-1842).. 24 x 15 cm. 4 Bll., 341 Seiten, 1 Bl. Mit 40 Stahlstich-Ansichten, 1 Panorama (in 4 Doppeltafeln) und 1 Faltkarte. Halbleinenband der Zeit mit Rückentitel.. *Erste Ausgabe. - Vollständig mit allen Tafeln und Beilagen. Das Panorama besteht aus 4 zusammengehörigen Doppeltafeln und zeigt die Bergstrasse von Darmstadt bis Heidelberg. Die Ansichten zeigen Auerbach, Darmstadt, Erbach, Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Hirschhorn, Leutershausen, Michelstadt, Otzberg, Lindenfels, Neckargemünd, Weinheim, Zwingenberg etc. - Teilweise leicht gebräunt, insgesamt jedoch ein recht sauberes und gut erhaltenes Exemplar des sonst meist stärker gebräunten Werkes.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Braun]
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        Rustic Architecture

      London - T. J. Ricauti 1840 - A scarce collection of plates depicting plans, sections and perspective views of various buildings. An important workin the picturesque style. Ricauti was determined to improve the appearance of buildings where he felt much then contemporary work was jarring and out of kilter with its surroundings. These plates were intended to be inspirational as to what he belived was best practice. The Picturesque and Pleasing Appearance of Rough Wood, Thatch, etc. When Applied as the Only Decorations of Rural Buildings. Unfortunately, incomplete, missingeight of the original plates. But very rare. In need of washing the plates to improve their appearance but well worth the effort. Condition: In a contemporary half straight grain morocco binding with marbled boards. Externally, a trifle rubbed, with wear and chipping to the extremities. Rear joint is starting and the front board is held by the cords only. Internally, binding is a little strained in places, and is lackingeight plates. Heavy tide marks, ink marksand foxing throughout. Overall: FAIR. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        An Historical Essay on Architecture. In Two Volumes

      London: John Murray 1840. Two volumes with Analytical Index [1836] at rear of Vol. 1. xx, 525, verso errata, (iv), 90; xii, [98 plates]. Contemporary red levant morocco. Spines gilt. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers and inner dentelles. Slight wear to extremities and boards slightly marked. Bookplate to front paste-downs. Scattered foxing, affecting most plates. 98 full-page engraved architectural plates. . Very Good. Full Morocco. Third Edition. 1840. Large 8vo..

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster Books]
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        Paul und Virginie, eine wahre Geschichte d. J. 1726 - 1744,. dem treu bewährten und väterlichem Freunde der Vollendeten nacherzählt von Bernhardin de Saint Pierre.

      Leipzig. Baumgärtners Buchhandlung, 1840. - mit 5 Stahlstichen und der Karte von Ile de France, gr.9°. 22,8 x 15,5 cm. IX,202 (1) Seiten, Vorwort von Christian Gottfried Moritz Tanj, In gutem Zustand. Einband leicht berieben und braunfleckig, der Rücken am Kopf mit Fehlstück im Deck-Bezug (1.5 cm), vorderer Vorsatz etwas braunfleckig und mit Besitzeintrag, der Buchblock und die Schürzen der Stahlstiche teils etwas braunfleckig, die Karte gestochen und handkoloriert, insgesamt gut, Aus dem Französischen der Edition des L. Aimé-Martin, Paris 1828, und der Prachtausgabe des L. Cürmer, Paris 1838. beide Einbanddeckel mit Bordüre (in Blau gedruckt), Hardcover in Karton, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leipziger Antiquariat e.K.]
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        Dictionnaire francais-arabe-persan et turc.

      Moscow, l'imprimerie de l'universite imperiale, 1840-1841.. 4to. 3 vols. Contemporary full sheep.. First edition of this dictionary, one of the first of its kind published in Europe, and a standard work of reference in the 19th century. Prince Alexandre Handjeri (1759-1854) belonged to one of the principal Greek families resident in Istanbul. He was fluent not only in the European tongues, but also knew Arabic, Persian, and Turkish. Handjeri ruled the Principalities of Moldavia and Valachia for the Ottomans. In 1821, with the beginning of the Greek Revolution, the phanariotes felt threatened; following the advice of the Russian ambassador, he went into exile in Russia. To meet the needs of those concerned with commerce and diplomacy in the Middle East, Handjeri began work on his dictionary in 1806. He finished is labours in 1840 and dedicated the book to Nicolas I, who had it published at the Imperial press. 200 copies were ordered by the Sublime Porte. - A fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Undals Kirke og Broe i Christiansands Stift. Tegnet efter Naturen af Losting. Tryk og Forlag fra Prahls lith. Inst. i Bergen.

      Bergen. . U. å. (Ca. 1840). Originalt litografi. Arkets størrelse : 45 cm X 32, 5 cm.. Profesjonelt restaurert.Peder Caussøn Friis (1545-1614) var prest i Undal (Sør-Audnedal) fra 1566

      [Bookseller: Damms Antikvariat]
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        Le Mont Blanc et la Chaine des Aiguilles Rouges / Vue prise du sommet du Buet (Dép.t de la h.te Savoie

      1840 ca, Monte Bianco 1840 - Panoramica veduta del massiccio del Monte Bianco, presa dalla sommità del Buet. Presenza di alcune picchiettature in colore blu mm 225x311

      [Bookseller: Sergio Trippini]
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        L'Europe pendant le consulat et l'empire de Napoléon, I-X [TEN VOLUMES]

      Paris, Pitois-Levrault, 1840.. Ten volumes bound in 8. Royal octavo. Pp. xvi, 456; 454; xvi, 456; 494; xvi, 479; 446; xvi, 454; 480; xvi, 518; 531. Half-titles present. Hardcover, uniformly bound in contemporary full blonde mottled calf, spines in compartments between raised bands, richly decorated in gilt, contrasting cherry-red and dark-brown morocco labels lettered and numbered in gilt, gilt-ruled border on sides, blind-tooled turn-ins, occasional tender joint, lacks one free endpaper. In about fine condition. A very attractive, clean set in handsome binding. ~ First edition.

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        Krusenstern Voyage

      1840. JAPANESE WATERCOLOURS. Krusenstern Voyage. 1 page of text and 50 original watercolours.Quarto size, bound in Japanese concertina form, original paper over boards, paper title-label on top cover. Housed in a new Japanese shitzu folding case. [Tokyo ?, ca. 1840].A fascinating album of watercolours made after the originals painted during the first Russian circumnavigation undertaken by the vessel Nadezhda under Ivan F. Krusenstern with the purpose of establishing trade with China and Japan.The expedition landed briefly in Brazil and rounded Cape Horn, visiting the Marquesas Islands, Hawaii, Kamchatka and Japan. Among the subjects portrayed in their native costume are: a Chinese scholar with two students holding books; two Chinese ladies; a Korean couple; a Siamese couple with their child; a Persian couple; a Javanese couple; a French couple; a Spanish couple; a Portuguese couple; a Russian couple; a German couple; an English couple; two Greenlanders; a couple from Guinea; an African couple; a Brazilian couple; two inhabitants of Kamchatka. This album is a copy made in 1840 from one made in 1822 from the original which must date from around the time of Krusenstern's voyage in 1803-1806. The manuscript text is in Japanese at the outer margins and in Dutch at the top margin.

      [Bookseller: Ursus Rare Books ]
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        Parallele des Principaux Théâtres Modernes de l'Europe

      1840. CONTANT, Clement. Parallele des Principaux Théâtres Modernes de l'Europe ou Parallèle des Principaux Théâtres et des Systèmes de Machines Théatrales Françaises, Allemandes et Anglaises. Première Partie: Théâtres. Plans, Coupes et Elevations. Deuxième Partie: Machines Théatrales. Détails de Construction. Two parts in 12 fascicules. Printed title for each part, leaf with Contant's dedication 'Au Roi' (Louis-Philippe), and 120 engraved plates by various engravers, all after Contant. Première Partie: plates numbered 1-80; Deuxiéme Partie: plates numbered 1-21 (Système Français), 1-14 (Système Anglais), and 1-5 (Système Allemand). Large folio, 620 x 450 mm, loose as issued in original publisher's pink printed paper fascicules, numbered in ink, preserved in a new dark blue cloth folding box. Paris: Chez l'Auteur, 1840-1842. |~||~||~||~||~||~| First Edition of Contant's detailed survey of European theatres and their machinery, in the original parts as issued. The work covers 25 important European theatres, ten of them in France, three in England, five in Germany, two in Russia, and three in Italy, as well as the Théâtre de l'Opéra in Vienna and the Theatre Royal in Copenhagen. Among the most important are: La Scala in Milan; Drury Lane, Covent Garden, and the Queen's Theatre in London; the Imperial Theatre and the New Alexander Theatre in St. Petersburg; the New Berlin Theatre and the Théâtre de l'Opéra in Berlin; and the Théâtre de la Renaissance, the Théatre de l'Opéra Comique and the Théâtre de l'Académie Royale de Musique in Paris. 'Contant was successively 'machiniste en chef' at the Académie du Musique and the Opéra in Paris, and his plates were much the most accurate comparative record of theatre buildings and machinery published up to that time' (Weinreb). In the first part, each theatre is depicted in a number of views showing the facade, floor plan, and a section with the auditorium in greater detail. The second part shows the technical backstage machinery of French, English, and German theatres (Système Français, Anglais, Allemand) for manipulating scenery, operating the traps, pulley systems for flying as well as raising and lowering curtains, producing sound effects like thunder and special effects such as wind and rain. Privately printed and with a limited circulation, the first edition of Contant's work is rare: OCLC lists six copies in America. COPAC lists no copies in the British Isles, WorldCat lists a copy at Zürich, while KVK adds a copy at the Rijksmuseum Research Library. No copy listed as sold at auction as per ABPC. Weinreb cat. 56, no. 49.

      [Bookseller: Ursus Rare Books]
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        City of New York

      [New York: Engraved and printed by S. Stiles and Co, 1840. Engraved folding pocket map. Folds into period blue cloth covers with paper label on upper cover and Burr ad on front pastedown. Contemporary manuscript annotations identifying plots of early landowners or sites with 34 manuscript numbered references in the right margin. Burr's map was one of the finest and most beautiful for New York of the period. It was originally published in 1832, without text. In the following year, J.H. Colton bought Burr's publication rights, had the map re-engraved by S. Stiles. The map shows the city as far north as 34th Street.This copy of the map includes interesting contemporary manuscript annotations. An early owner had references 34 plots of land ownership, including those by Brevoort, Roosevelt, Rutgers, Dey, Ivers, Delancey and Astor. Also noted are Trinity Church and the "Negro Burying Ground."

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books ]
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        "Marienbad in Boehmen 2te. Ansicht". Blick von einer Anhöhe auf das Kurhaus und den Park mit zahlreichen Badegästen, im Vordergrund biedermeierliche Personengruppen, im Hintergrund bewaldete Berge.

      . Altkol. Lithographie von B. Hacker bei J.G. Bach, Leipzig, um 1840, 20 x 28 cm.. Nicht bei Nebehay-Wagner. - Breitrandig. Sehr schönes altes Kolorit.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        "Erste Ansicht von Marienbad" und "Zweyte Ansicht von Marienbad". Zwei Gesamtansichten.

      . 2 Lithographien "Nach d. Nat. gezeichnet" bei Trentsensky, Wien, um 1840, je 19,5 x 29,5 cm.. Die beiden Ansichten mit hübscher Personenstaffage. Im breiten Rand der 2. Ansicht hinterlegter Einriss.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Souvenir d'une Promenade a Versailles (Palais de Versailles). Diagraphe et Pantographe Gavard.

      Paris, Au Bureau des Galeries Historiques de Versailles (1840).. 2 volumes, engraved title page, 10 pp. (text) and 119 mounted engraved plates, Gr.-Folio (ca. 41,5 x 58 cm), bound in contemporary half calf,. binding stained and rubbed, edges, head/tail bumped, leaves throughout foxed (partially stronger), else fine, text in French, (if you like to get some more images please contact us),

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hagena & Schulte GbR]
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        [Binding, Fine- Morrell] Works of William Hogarth In a Series of One Hundred and Fifty Steel Engravings

      London & New York: E. T. Brain & Co., 1840. First edition thus. Large quartos. Two volumes. Sumptuously bound by Morrell in full wavy-grained olive morocco with attractive repeating gilt blossom motif on both covers, ornate gilt spines, dentelles, marbled boards. AEG. A prodigious two volume set in striking matched binding by Morrell. 150 full-page exquisite steel engravings by Hogarth. Very slight wear to corners, margins of spine, in vol. 1, else fine.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        Krusenstern Voyage

      1840. JAPANESE WATERCOLOURS. Krusenstern Voyage. 1 page of text and 50 original watercolours. Quarto size, bound in Japanese concertina form, original paper over boards, paper title-label on top cover. Housed in a new Japanese shitzu folding case. [Tokyo ?, ca. 1840]. |~||~||~||~||~| A fascinating album of watercolours made after the originals painted during the first Russian circumnavigation undertaken by the vessel Nadezhda under Ivan F. Krusenstern with the purpose of establishing trade with China and Japan. The expedition landed briefly in Brazil and rounded Cape Horn, visiting the Marquesas Islands, Hawaii, Kamchatka and Japan. Among the subjects portrayed in their native costume are: a Chinese scholar with two students holding books; two Chinese ladies; a Korean couple; a Siamese couple with their child; a Persian couple; a Javanese couple; a French couple; a Spanish couple; a Portuguese couple; a Russian couple; a German couple; an English couple; two Greenlanders; a couple from Guinea; an African couple; a Brazilian couple; two inhabitants of Kamchatka. This album is a copy made in 1840 from one made in 1822 from the original which must date from around the time of Krusenstern's voyage in 1803-1806. The manuscript text is in Japanese at the outer margins and in Dutch at the top margin.

      [Bookseller: Ursus Rare Books]
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