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        Gesamtansicht].

      1840 - Bleistiftzeichnung mit Biester und Weißhöhung nach Bodmer, ca. 1840. Ca. 18,5 x 29 cm. Gesamtansicht entlang der Lahn, links die Burg Lahneck, rechts Lahnstein. Die qualitätvolle Zeichnung ist deutlich an die Aquatinta von Bodmer angelehnt, möglicherweise eine Vorzeichnung dazu.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen]
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        Monreal 1840.

      . Bleistift, auf Velin, rechts unten bezeichnet und datiert "Monreal 10. Sep 1840". 20,8:13,5 cm. Blatt insgesamt leicht fleckig, Löchlein rechte untere Bildhälfte restauriert.. Dielmann wird sich für mehrere Tage in dem in der Eifel gelegenen Ort Monreal aufgehalten haben, wie eine weitere Zeichnung, die nur zwei Tage später entstand, beweist (vgl. Ausst. Kat. Jakob Fürchtegott Dielmann. Gründer der Kronberger Malerkolonie, Dokumentation der Museumsgesellschaft Kronberg e.V., Schriften Band 5, Frankfurt am Main 1986, Abb. S. 57). Dielmann studierte unter C.F. Wendelstadt (1786-1840) am Städelschen Kunstinstitut in Frankfurt am Main und ging als Stipendiat 1835 nach Düsseldorf, wo er sich unter J.W. Schirmer (1807-1863) als Landschaftsmaler ausbildete. Bereits ab 1837 war er Mitglied der "Meisterklasse". Durch eine Einladung von G. von Reutern (1794-1865) lernte er 1841/42 die malerische Schwalm kennen. Nach seiner Rückkehr nach Frankfurt war er durch die "Modernität" seiner Genre- und Landschaftsbilder Vorbild, so für A. Burger (1824 - 1905), mit dem er 1858 die "Kronberger Malerkolonie" begründete, eine der ersten Künstlerkolonien Deutschlands.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        The Wilkie Gallery with a selection of the best pictures of the late sir David Wilkie, R. A., including his spanish and oriental sketches. With notices biographical and critical.

      Virtue ad Co.,, London, 1840 - Cm. 35, pp. 200 ca. complessive. Con ritratto all'antiporta, primo frontespizio figurato e 70 belle tavole fuori testo incise in rame e ciascuna protetta da velina. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezza pelle con punte, dorso a nervi con ricchi fregi e titoli in oro. Tagli dorati. Esemplare fresco ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Non comune in tale stato di conservazione e completo di tutte le tavole elencate nell'indice. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        Florula Guatimalensis sistens Plantas nonnullas in Guatimala sponte nascentes.

      Bononiae, ex Typographaeo Emygdii ab Ulmp, 1840. 4to (310 x 230 mm). pp. 43, (3), with 12 (5 folding) handcoloured lithographed plates by Bettini. Contemporary blind wrappers, with dedication inscription on front wrapper. The first edition of the first flora of Guatamala and a presentation copy from the author to Giovanni Casaretto, Italian botanist (1812-1879). Antonio Bertolini (1775-1869) was a Italian botanist and professor of botany at Bologna and wrote predominantly on Italian botany. Joaquin Velasco, a Mexican physician, collected the plants in Guatamala. He came to Italy in 1836, as part of the Mexican papal delegation, and brought with him numerous dried plants and seeds which he presented to Bertolini. Most of them were new or rare species, and their description and classification forms the present work. Several were successfully grown in the Bologna Botanical Gardens./This work is an offprint from the 'Novi Commentarii Academiae Scientarum Instituto Boniensis', with new numbering of the pages and the plates finely handcoloured.//Nissen BBI, 157; Satfleu & Cowan 493.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        Der Stuibenfall bei Reutte. (originale Druckplatte).

      Schädler del. - Martens sc.: um 1840 .. für Aquatinta-Radierung, Abbildung: 19,6 x 14,7 cm, Platte: 26,3 x 20,2 cm. Druckplatte der äusserst seltenen Blattes ind sehr gutem Erhaltungszustand.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gallus GmbH]
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        A Legend of Florence: A Play in Five Acts

      Edward Moxon, London 1840 - FIRST EDITION inscribed by Leigh Hunt to his old friend Charles Reydell on front flyleaf. Reydell was an intimate friend of Hunt. Hunt went to Reydell's house in 1859 to recuperate from an illness and died there. Great association copy. This book may have been in the same room as Hunt when Hunt died. Original stiff wrappers with blue paper spine and paper label on cover. The front cover is almost loose chipped to spine with loss of on inch. Other parts of spine fraying of paper. Just exceptional to find this in original wrappers. This would normally be custom bound (as you will find with other copies) or bound with other works. Overall in FAIR PLUS condition. 82pp + 1pp adverts. Hunt, Leigh (James Henry Leigh Hunt) (le-), 1784–1859, English poet, critic, and journalist. He was a friend of the eminent literary men of his time, and his home was the gathering place for such notable writers as Hazlitt William Carew Hazlitt. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ziern-Hanon Galleries]
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        Die krankhaften Veränderungen der Haut und ihrer Anhänge, in nosologischer und therapeutischer Beziehung dargestellt. In drei Abteilungen.

      . Göttingen, Verlag der Dieterischen Buchhandlung, 1840/41, 8°, X, (4), XV-LXIV pp., 324; (4 pp.), pp.327-862; (4 pp.), pp.865-1322, in Pappband d.Zt. mit reotem Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung; mit ExLibris von fRanz Ehring.. First Edition ! - - "Fuchs' work was important through his consideration of the historical and geographical factors of dermatoses and his able description of certain diseases, notably the scrofulous diseases, and of his original and intelligent efforts at a rational therapy. He first described erythema gyratum." Pusey - - Konrad Heinrich Fuchs, "Arzt, geb. zu Bamberg am 7. Decbr. 1803, ? zu Göttngen am 2. Decbr. 1845. Er studirte 1821-25 in Würzburg Medicin, war von 1825-29 Assistent am Juliushospital und habilitirte sich nach der Rückkehr von zu seiner weiteren Ausbildung unternommenen Reisen in Frankreich und Oberitalien 1831 als Privatdocent an der Würzburger Hochschule, wo er 1833 außerordentlicher und 1836 ordentlicher Professor der Pathologie und Dirigent der Poliklinik wurde. - Der Umstand, daß man ihm ohne allen Grund die Professur der Pathologie entzog und ihm dafür das Fach der Arzneimittellehre übertrug, ließ ihn 1838 die Berufung an Himly's Stelle nach Göttingen annehmen, wo er anfangs neben Conradi, seit 1843 allein die medicinische Klinik leitete und trotz mehrerer Berufungen nach anderen Hochschulen bis zu seinem plötzlich in Folge von Herzverfettung erfolgten Tode wirkte. Fuchs gehört zu den bedeutendsten Schülern Schoenleins und theilt mit seinem Lehrer das Geschick, daß seine Hauptbedeutung in seiner Wirksamkeit als Arzt und klinischer Lehrer besteht. In seinen hauptsächlichsten Werken, einem "Lehrbuch der speciellen Nosologie und Therapie" (1845-47) und einem Werke über "Die krankhaften Veränderungen der Haut" (1840-41), vertritt er die systematisirende Richtung der naturhistorischen Schule in übertriebener Weise, so daß die besonders in letzterem Werke sehr reichlich vorhandenen Früchte eigener Beobachtung und tiefen Studiums durch das üppige Laubwerk einer manchmal höchst befremdlichen Nomenclatur verdeckt werden. - Es ist dies umso auffallender, als Fuchs selbst die Systematik als Nebensache und die naturhistorische Methode als das wesentliche der von ihm vertretenen medicinischen Schule bezeichnete und demgemäß auch in seiner Klinik verfuhr. Große Vorliebe zeigte Fuchs für historischpathologische Forschungen, die er theils in Journalaufsätzen, theils in besonderen Schriften niederlegte. In dieser Richtung hat er das besondere Verdienst, die Epidemien des heiligen Feuers im Mittelalter zuerst als Mutterkorn-Brandseuchen dargethan zu haben; auch bewies er in seinen "Historischen Untersuchungen über Angina maligna und ihr Verhältniß zu Scharlach und Croup" (1828), die Nichtidentität des sogen. Garotillo (Diphtherie) und des Scharlachs. Viel beschäftigte er sich mit der Syphilis, wie dies nicht nur die Herausgabe älterer Schriftsteller über diese Krankheit, sondern auch die von ihm über die Entstehung derselben aus den sogen. Thymiosen aufgestellte, freilich wenig wahrscheinliche Hypothese beweist. Von sonstigen Schriften ist noch eine Arbeit über Gehirnerweichung (1838) hervorzuheben; im übrigen muß auf die Angaben bei Callisen (Med. Schriftsteller-Lex. 38. 133) und in Engelmann's Bibl. med.-chir. [169] und Suppl. verwiesen werden. F. hat zuerst die Scabies Norvegica in Deutschland beobachtet; er ist der Begründer der pathologischanatomischen Sammlung der Universität Göttingen. An Anerkennung hat es dem durch echte Humanität ausgezeichneten Mann weder seitens seiner zahlreichen Schüler, noch von Seiten seiner Collegen (Wahl zum Prorector), noch seitens der hannoverschen Regierung (Verleihung des Hofrathtitels, Welfenorden), noch endlich seitens wissenschaftlicher Vereine und Societäten, welche ihm Diplome als Mitglied oder Ehrenmitglied verliehen, gefehlt." Theodor Husemann, ADB VIII (1878), pp.168-169 - - siehe - Nekrolog von R. Wagner in Beil. zu Nr. 354 der Augsb. Allg. Ztg. von 1855; Scholz/Holubar/Burg 8-10; Richter, Geschichte der Dermatologie pp.226-227; Pusey, The History of Dermatology, p. 87

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        A DESCRIPTION OF THE CANALS AND RAIL ROADS OF THE UNITED STATES, COMPREHENDING NOTICES OF ALL THE WORKS OF INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT THROUGH THE SEVERAL STATES

      T.R. Tanner & J. Diturnell, New York 1840 - Vastly expanded from the 1834 edition. 272 pages of descriptions by state of existing railroads and canals and those planned, with glossary, condensed summary, and index, plus four page publisher's catalogue in the rear. Two foldout maps, a New Map of New York, and a New Map of Pennsylvania, and two foldouts with railroad and canal profiles. Teggart; Hopkins Railway Library, 29b. Howes; USiana [1994] T26. Bound in original dark green cloth with border and design on the covers stamped in blind and title and rule on the spine in gilt. Professionally rebacked with original spine laid on. Tiny fold tear to one of the maps professionally repaired. A few tiny spots of foxing throughout though numerous on the endpapers and initial pages. A very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine & Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Sammlung der vorzüglichsten Denkmaeler der Architectur, Sculptur und Malerei vorzugsweise in Italien vom IV. bis zum XVI. Jahrhundert. Drei Teile in zwei Büchern gebunden.

      Berlin. Enslin (Ferdinand Müller). o. J. (ca. 1840). - Hldr. der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentiteln, Deckel mit Blindprägung. 46 x 32 cm. mit LXXIII, LI und CCIV Kupfertafeln, mit 3335 Einzeldarstellungen. zwei Aussengelenke angeplatzt. Die Kapitale je oben und unten unschön stabilisiert. Monumentales Tafelwerk. teils braunfleckig. Nebst Einleitungen und erläuterndem Texte. Revidirt von Alexander Ferdinand von Quast. in deutscher Sprache Sonderangebot: Antiquariat am Flughafen bietet AbeBooks-Kunden einen exklusiven Rabatt von 30% auf sämtliche Preise. Alter Preis: 750,00 EUR. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sammlung der vorzüglichsten Denkmaeler der Malerei, vorzugsweise in Italien vom IV. bis zum XVI. Jahrhundert. Zweites Heft

      - Neurevidirte Ausgabe. Mettenius, Frankfurt am Main (um 1840). Mit 204 (statt der 91 angegebenen) Kupfertafeln, original Halbleder mit goldverzierten Rückenprägungen, Groß-Folio (Kanten berieben und bestoßen/etwas stockfleckig) - Vermutlich Band 2 und 3 in einem. Daher 204 durchnummerierte Kupfertafeln / gutes Exemplar - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Celler Versandantiquariat]
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        Keepsake pour 1840

      Paris: M.D. Wilmann, 1840 - Ramsden notes that Boutigny was the leading exponent of the rocaille style and did much of his work anonymously for publishers (KEEPSAKE) First edition. 8vo. Twenty steel-engraved plates after Catermole. 302, [1] pp. Probable publisher's binding of full contemporary green morocco, covers blocked in blind with scrollwork border surrounding a large gilt-stamped urn, a.e.g., by Boutigny (ticket on flyleaf). Fine. Small bookplate. Ramsden, French, p. 40 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        [Op. 40]. Deux Polonoises[!] pour le Piano dédiées à son ami Jules Fontana... Oeuvr. 40

      Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel... Paris: Troupenas... Londres: Wessel: [PN] 6331. [November 1840]. Folio. Contemporary cloth-backed stiff gray wrappers with two paper labels to upper. 1f. (title), 3-11, [i] (blank) pp. Title lithographed, music engraved. Price: "16 Gr." & & Some soiling and minor wear to edges; offsetting; final two leaves bumped, creased, and slightly torn at lower edge. Title labels worn, with abrasion to larger label allowing showthrough from an earlier label; numeric label laid down to inner lower wrapper. . First German edition. Grabowski-Rink 40–1-B&H. Chomi ski-Tur o p. 168. Not in Hoboken.& & The present copy was most probably a circulating item from a German library at one time.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        Descrizione di Torino.

      per cura di G. Pomba,, Torino, 1840 - Cm. 23, pp. xii, 470. Solida legatura coeva in mezza pelle, dorso liscio con fregi e titoli in oro su tassello al dorso. Vignetta al frontespizio con veduta della Chiesa della Gran Madre di Dio (Carlo Gallina inc. su invenzione del Figone). In fine alcune tabelle statistiche e la carta topografica di Torino in litografia (incisa da Angelo Biasioli su disegno di G. B. Maggi). Solo un minimo ritocco alla parte superiore del dorso, esemplare peraltro particolarmente fresco e ben conservato. Marginoso ed a carte candide. Non comune prima edizione di questa descrizione di Torino e dei suoi dintorni, da non confondersi con le ristampe apparse in formato minore o prive della carta topografica. Cfr. Fossati Bellani. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        Hindoo Pantheon ( Hindu Pantheon) A Work on the Natives of British India

      Oriental Lithograhic Press. Very Good. N.D.. Hardcover. Circa 1840. 50 pages and 30 brilliant colored lithographs. A few margins of text and one plate is repaired. One plate is torn but appears to be complete. The plates have the imprint, "Published by E. A. Rodrigues, Oriental Lithographic Press" . Some plates include "Madras". A portion of the proposed complete work consisting of: chapters 4 & 5 pages 31-44 and plates 13 to 20 (does not include plate 16) and chapters 14-19 pages 95 to 132 and plates 53 to 75. Black buckram cover has some scuffs. Book is tightly bound. Some foxing on endpapers and internally. ; 50 pages .

      [Bookseller: Mountain Laurel Books]
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        The Life of Sir Philip Musgrave, ... Governor of the City of Carlisle, &c. Now first published from an original Ms..

      Carlisle, Samuel Jefferson, 1840.. circa 20,5 x 13 cm. VII, 56 pages entirely on vellum Contemporary gilt and richly decorated full calf with gilt fore-edges. Rare biography of the English politician Sir Philip Musgrave, 2nd Baronet (1607-1678), governor of Carlisle, who served in the Royalist army during the Civil War. The endpaper with a manuscript note by the editor Jefferson saying "Of this edition (on parchment) two copies only were printed. S. Jefferson". A later hand adds in pencil "Eden Hall copy (1931)". Eden Hall is one of the estates of the Musgrave family. - Binding somewhat rubbed, but still decorative.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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        The Universal Atlas of Modern Geography. Compiled from the latest & most Authentic Sources, and including all the recent geographical and nautical Discoveries throughout the World. Drawn & engraved by F.P. Becker & Sons. .

      circa 1840 - Lond: Thomas Allman & Son, (circa 1840). Folio. Full cloth, Gilt titled. Complete with decorative Title-page & vignette, 31 full-page engr. maps hand-coloured in outline including the two circular Western & Eastern Hemispheres, and a 12 pp. Index at end. Lightly dust soiled, but overall a very good complete atlas

      [Bookseller: Berkelouw Books]
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        Idées italiennes sur quelques tableaux célèbres.

      - Florence, J. P. Vieusseux, 1840, 26 x 17,5 cm., hol. piel rasgada por la unión del lomo, frontis grabado + VI + 358 págs. (Algunos puntos de óxido en los márgenes de varias hojas. Obra rara en primera edición. Aunque su nombre no figura en la portada, Stendhal fue coautor con su amigo el pintor Abraham Constantin de la elaboración de este estudio importante para el romanticismo que, frente al neoclasicismo de aquella época, presenta a la pintura llena de energía y vitalidad, sin olvidar su gran pasión por el arte y por Italia). ENSAYOS ITALIA

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Antonio Mateos]
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        Visits to Remarkable Places: Old Halls, Battle Fields, and Scenes Illustrative of Striking Passages in English History and Poetry

      London: Longman Orme Brown Green & Longmans 1840 - 2nd edition. Good HB in original brown cloth boards with some shelf wear. The book has been re-backed with a new (now ageing) matching spine, with the original spine cloth overlaid. Prize bookplate, not filled in. 528pp with engraved illus throughout by Samuel Williams. Pages clean & tight. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cheshire Book Centre]
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        Egn ved Elben/Scenery at the Elbe.

      - Original tegning udført med tusch. Uden år eller signatur (c. 1840). Med samtidig tilskrivning. Motivmål: 13,5x22 cm. Monteret på baggrund og med passepartout i samtidig svær guldramme. * Christian Ernst Bernhard Morgenstern (1805-67) stammede fra Hamburg og er kendt dels for sine landskabsbilleder, dels som overgangsfigur mellem romantik og realisme.

      [Bookseller: Vangsgaards Antikvariat]
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        NURSERY POEMS FROM THE ANCIENT AND MODERN POETS

      Banbury: Printed by J.G. Rusher, n.d. (c 1840). 32mo., 16 pp., 14 woodcut illustrations, illustraded self-wrappers. Near fine. Osborne p. 102.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd]
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        Musee des Lepidopteres. Collection de papillons de toutes les parties du monde.

      . Paris, [ca. 1840]. Folio (42 x 30 cm). Gilt-lettered title page, 12 chromolithographed plates with captions, finished by hand, some heightened with silver and gum arabic. Contemporary style red half cloth over marbled, gilt-bordered boards with gilt title on the spine. Contained in a recent red cloth clamshell box with original rich gilt embossed cloth mounted on the front.* An unrecorded and very important publication on the larger and most colourful butterflies of the world with very fine, detailed, and beautiful images of Macrolepidoptera with many new, available names and quite possibly including several that are the valid names of the species figured. This publication is not recorded by any bibliographer, such as Brunet, Hagen, Horn-Schenkling, and Junk, nor can it be found in any library on the planet, thus of cosmic rarity. Which is very peculiar because the images are very well excecuted, accurate and certainly with scientific merit. It was apparently published, or to be published, by the author, Jean Delarue, an accomplished bird painter. He contributed to Alcide d'Orbigny's "Galerie ornithologique", published between 1836-1839 (vide Sitwell), and at least two other very rare bird books, namely "Etudes d'animaux dans le paysage"; "Oiseaux d'Europe" and at least one big and important work on entomology "Histoire naturelle des lepidopteres ou papillons de France" by Godart, J. and P. Duponchel. Delarue was a highly gifted artist in natural sciences about whom little seems to be known. He was responsible for 30 superb plates in Alcide d'Orbigny's Galerie Ornithologique (1836-1839), for many insect plates in Charles d'Orbigny's Dictionaire Universel (1849), and also, according to Ronsil (p.69) in his "L'Art Francais.."(1958) for the four plates in John Kirk Townsend's aborted and mythically rare "Ornithology of the United States of North America" (1839), sometimes mistakenly attributed to "Delorme". In describing this and the similarly formatted work by Delarue and de Vresse, "Oiseaux d'Europe", Ronsil remarks (p. 69) in "L'Art Francais": Soigneusement colories au pinceau a lepoque, la plupart de ces lithographies constituent de delicieuses petite estampes d'une extreme delicatesse.." Mrs. Jackson, in her "Dictionary of Bird Artists of the World" (1999) tells us (p. 220) that Jean Delarue was the name of both a father and son who specialized in various aspects of natural history depiction." (Richard L. Soffer, in Amherst.edu). Regarding the Jackson quote, Benezit lists two Jean Delarue's; however, one is from the 16th century. After a few plates were printed by Delarue, it must have been handed over to another more experienced publisher, namely Arnauld de Vresse, who in turn must have done little to distribute the work although half the plates and the gilt-lettered title page were printed on his behalf. The butterflies depicted have been named according to the Linnaean binominal system the localities for each are given. We have never seen or heard of this work in all the years we have been dealing in rare books. It definitely deserves the attention of one or several specialist lepidopterologists, if only to discover exactly how important this unknown book is and exactly where it stands in the history of entomological science. Some few plates a bit spotted, but in all, a very good copy. Bezenit 3, p. 144; Ronsil, Bibl. Ornith. Fr. 780; Ronsil l'Art Francais, p. 69; Sitwell, p. 92..

      [Bookseller: Dieter Schierenberg BV]
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        Ten Thousand A-Year

      Philadelphia: Carey and Hart. 1840. First. First edition, first issue title page. Six volumes. Octavos. Original rose quarter cloth and paper covered boards with printed spine labels. Modest wear at the crown of a couple of the volumes, spines faded to light brown, a pleasing very good plus set with all ads and blanks as called for by Sadleir. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Instructions for the Multiplication of Works of Art in Metal, By Voltaic Electricity, with an Introductory Chapter on Electro-Chemical Decompositions by Feeble Currents.

      Richard Griffin and Company and Thomas Tegg, Glasgow & London 1840 - 62 + viii pages, unbound, tight copy, most pages good , the odd minor corner tip fold etc., a little edge fading to front/rear not to text, thin cord through inner edge. NO inscriptions, there are various illustrations within text. This is the first English publication on the description of electrotyping. In his preface he describes his experiments thus: "In the latter part of September, 1837, I was induced to make some Electro- Chemical experiments" etc & he ends by stating it should be called " Electrography" . In September, 1839, Thomas Spencer read a paper to the Liverpool Polytechnic Society entitled 'On Working in Metal by Voltaic Electricity . In his paper, Spencer reported his experiments with the Daniell cell, and its use in electro-deposition of copper. etc. p.s. it was George Elkington and Henry Elkington who were awarded the first patents for electroplating in 1840 . This is an extremely rare item. 14 x 22cm.approx [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Park's History of William the Conqueror, King of England

      John Fairburn London 1840 - No date but circa 1840 according to The British Library (who holds the only listed copy on WorldCat). Scarce small octavo format chapbook, original yellow illustrated wrappers. 8 folded leaves or 16 unnumbered pages, with the first folded leaf serving as the wrapper, and 8 engraved illustrations with bold hand coloration. Printing appears to be engraved, with use of several water colors for the illustrations. Very Good with some light stains and expected wear, pages generally clean. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Richter, Adrian Ludwig. - Vornehmer Herr und Straßenfeger.

      . Zeichnung / Bleistiftzeichnung, auf Zeichenpapier, um 1840. Von Adrian Ludwig Richter. 8,6 x 7,5 cm (Darstellung / Blatt) / 32 x 25 cm (Trägerblatt). Rechts unten monogrammiert "L.R." - Verso Sammlerstempel mit Szepter im Strahlenkranz (Vgl. Lugt 2773). - Verso in Bleistift grob skizzierte Anbetungsszene mit den drei Königen. - Papier etwas gebräunt. Mittels zwei Papiergelanken auf Trägerpapier montiert. Gut erhalten. Adrian Ludwig Richter (1803 Dresden - 1884 Dresden). Bedeutender Maler, Zeichner und Grafiker der deutschen Romantik und des Biedermeier. Sohn des Zeichners und Kupferstechers Carl August Richter. Nach der Schulzeit begann er 1815 als Lehrling seines Vaters, studierte daneben an der Kunstakademie in Dresden. 1820/21 begleitete er den russischen Fürst Narischkin als Zeichner auf einer Reise nach Paris. 1823-26 reiste er nach Italien, wo er unter anderen mit Joseph Anton Koch und Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld zusammentraf. Dies prägte seine idealistisch-harmonische Landschaftsauffassung. 1828-35 lehrte er an der Zeichenschule der Porzellanmanufaktur in Meißen, wo Gottfried Pulian zu seinen Schülern zählte. 1826 wurde er als Lehrer für Lasndschaftsmalerei an die Dresdner Kunstakademie berufen. Für die Reihe ?Das malerische und romantische Deutschland? des Leipziger Verlegers Georg Wigand schuf er die Ansichten für die Bände zu Harz, Franken und Riesengebirge. In den späten 1830er Jahren begann er mit Holzschnitt-Illustrationen für Bücher, die ihn unter einem größeren Laienpublikum in Deutschland bekannt machten. Schließlich wurde er zum Professor für Landschaftsmalerei in Dresden ernannt. 1873 musste er aufgrund eines Augenleidens mit dem Malen aufhören und schied 1876 aus der Kunstakademie in Dresden aus..

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        THE POETICAL WORKS OF THOMAS GRAY

      London: William Pickering, 1840. n. Hardcover. 168 x 102 mm (6 5/8 x 4"). xvi, cxxiv, 223, [1] pp. With a life of the poet by John Mitford. ELEGANT DARK GREEN CRUSHED MOROCCO BY SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE (stamp-signed with their entwined "S" logo on rear doublure), covers with a ruled frame, corners with a trio of inlaid red morocco flowers and accompanying gilt spade-shaped leaves on a stippled background, upper cover with an excerpt from Gray's poetry stamped along the frame and with centerpiece containing the poet's initials in burnished gold inside an oval wreath of leaves enclosed by a stippled rectangular frame adorned with 10 inlaid red flowers; raised bands, spine compartments with inlaid red bloom at center and trefoil cornerpieces, BURNT ORANGE MOROCCO DOUBLURES framed with dark green tooled in gilt, FRONT DOUBLURE WITH A MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF THE POET ON IVORY under glass, FLANKED BY SIX PEARLS, gilt dots, and floral sprays, endleaves of ivory watered silk, all edges gilt and delicately gauffered. In a cloth chemise and pleasing morocco-backed slipcase. Printer's device on title page, engraved frontispiece portrait of Gray. Verso of front free endpaper with engraved bookplate of Alfred Henry Wiggin, front flyleaf with engraved bookplate of [Lynde] Selden (both loose, and with a circular glue stain from a fugitive bookplate). A CHOICE COPY, the binding lustrous and unworn, and the clean, fresh text with no signs of use. This item features the work of a major 18th century English poet, a leading 19th century English printer, and a sumptuous binding by a prominent 20th century English workshop. Although he was primarily a scholar, and although he never became a professional or even a dedicated poet, Gray (1716-71) was offered the laureateship in 1757, upon the death of Colley Cibber (he refused the honor). Gray had begun to write poetry as early as 1742, but it was not until 15 years later, after the publication of his "Works," that he had become generally recognized as the foremost poet of the day. In his highly polished verse, one can easily trace the decay of Neoclassical and the development of Romantic strains in English poetry. In 1828 Pickering began to use the familiar anchor and dolphin device employed by the Aldus family of Venetian printers in the 16th century, and he had the same purpose behind his work as did his Aldine predecessors--to provide the public with well printed texts that were nevertheless obtainable even by a person of modest means. As part of this effort, in 1830 Pickering began publishing his famous "Aldine Poets" series, a project that, with reissues, covered more than 20 years and involved the production of 53 volumes, each carefully edited by one of a group of reputable scholars. The present volume is part of that series. The so-called "Cosway" binding, with one or more painted miniatures inlaid in handsome morocco, has traditionally been thought to originate with the London bookselling firm of Henry Sotheran about 1909, the year G. C. Williamson's book entitled "Richard Cosway" (dealing with the British miniature painter, Richard Cosway,1742-1821) was remaindered by Sotheran and presumably given this special and, in this case very appropriate, decorative treatment. The name "Cosway" has subsequently been used to describe any book so treated, whoever its author and whatever its subject. Such bindings were a specialty of Sangorski & Sutcliffe, one of the two or three preeminent workshops operating in London during the last century.

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        KEAPSAKE DES ENFANTS POUR 1840 [wrapper title]

      [Paris]: Beauger & Cie, 1840.. Quarto (31 x 23.8 cm). Late 19th century cloth and marbled boards, gilt morocco spine label, original wrappers bound in (upper wrapper pictorial, lower wrapper unprinted). Scattered foxing, binding a bit rubbed and hand- soiled, but very good. A charming album made up solely of twelve original monochrome plates of children, lithographed by Coulon after Gavarni's designs.

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        The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore.

      London: Longman, et al. 1840 - 10 volume set, 6.75 inches tall. Half crushed goats skin with gilt raised bands, very fine panels, titles and top edges. With engraved frontispieces and titles pages. Some light foxing on the frontispieces and titles pages, otherwise an exceptionally fine set of this very important work by this great Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McConnell Fine Books ABA & ILAB]
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        The poetical works of Thomas Moore, collected by himself - [In ten volumes]

      London : Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans (1840-1841) - Physical desc.: 10 v (xxxix,352,xxxi,343,xxiv,355,xlvii,360,xxviii,315,xxvi,322,xxviii,395,xxiv,295,xx,416,ix,170p) : ill, frontispiece, portrait. Notes: Each vol has engraved frontispiece. Each vol has additional engraved title page with engraved vignette. Includes translations from classical Greek. Contents: Contents vol 1: Odes of Anacreon - Juvenile poems. Vol 2: Juvenile poems - Poems relating to America. Vol 3: Corruption and intolerance - The sceptic - Twopenny post-bag - Satirical and humorous poems - Irish melodies. Vol 4: Irish melodies - National airs - Sacred songs. Vol 5: Evenings in Greece - Ballads, songs, miscellaneous poems, etc. etc. - Vol 6: Lalla Rookh - Vol 7: Lalla Rookh - Political and satirical poems - The Fudge family in Paris - Fables for the Holy Alliance - Rhymes on the road - Miscellaneous poems. Vol 8: The loves of the angels - Miscellaneous poems - Satirical and humorous poems. Vol 9: Satirical and humorous poems. The Fudges in England - Miscellaneous. Vol 10: The Epicurean - Alciphron. Index. Genre: Poetry. Poems.Translations. Very good copies all in the original calf over marble boards. Minor, generalized wear to the extremities. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An uncommonly good set - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 5 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "München vom Gasteigberg". Gesamtansicht, im Vordergrund malerische Partie am Prater.

      . Lithographie mit Tonplatte von A.E. Kirchner, dat. 1840, 31 x 42 cm.. Maillinger II,204,2; Pfister II,281,15; Lentner 1122 und 1176,15; nicht bei Slg. Proebst. - "Sehr seltene Folge von hervorragend schönen Blättern, die z.T. sehr hoch bezahlt werden" (Lentner). - Nur gering berieben, am oberen weißen Rand Fehlstelle hinterlegt, breitrandig.

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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.

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        JOINERS' TOOLS, MANUFACTURED BY JOHN J. BOWLES, MAIN- STREET, HARTFORD, CONN. [caption title]

      [Hartford, Ct. ca. 1840].. Broadside, 12½ x 8 3/4 inches. Folio. Some very minor foxing. Near fine. A rare broadside trade catalog, or price list, for joiners' tools made by a manufacturer in Hartford, Connecticut. Bowles was at this address from 1839 to 1841. The major portion of the broadside consists of an alphabetical listing in two columns of forty-three different tools, some in as many as nine different varieties. Included here are such devices as astragals, back ogees, sur base planes, chimney planes, dadoes, fillisters, gothic beads, nosings, plows, and snipe bills. Not in AMERICAN IMPRINTS, Rink, or Romaine. One copy listed on OCLC. There is also a copy at the American Antiquarian Society. A useful and interesting historical source for tools used in cabinet and furniture making, carpentry, and other woodworking trades. OCLC 30634564.

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        JOINERS' TOOLS, MANUFACTURED BY JOHN J. BOWLES, MAIN- STREET, HARTFORD, CONN. [caption title].

      [Hartford, Ct. ca. 1840]. - Broadside, 12½ x 8 3/4 inches. Folio. Some very minor foxing. Near fine. A rare broadside trade catalog, or price list, for joiners' tools made by a manufacturer in Hartford, Connecticut. Bowles was at this address from 1839 to 1841. The major portion of the broadside consists of an alphabetical listing in two columns of forty-three different tools, some in as many as nine different varieties. Included here are such devices as astragals, back ogees, sur base planes, chimney planes, dadoes, fillisters, gothic beads, nosings, plows, and snipe bills. Not in AMERICAN IMPRINTS, Rink, or Romaine. One copy listed on OCLC. There is also a copy at the American Antiquarian Society. A useful and interesting historical source for tools used in cabinet and furniture making, carpentry, and other woodworking trades. OCLC 30634564.

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        Storia Universale. Terza edizione.

      Pomba., Torino. 1840 - 33 voll., in 16°, m. pelle, ogni vol. va da un minimo di pp. 260 ad un massimo di pp. 1282. I primi 20 voll. sono di Storia Universale, sul front. del 16° e del 20° vol. per errore di stampa si legge "parte III" ma in realtà è "parte II". 1 vol. è di indice. Seguono 11 voll. di Documenti così suddivisi: Cronologia, Religione, Legislazione, Letteratura, Geografia Politica, Filosofia, Archeologia, Guerra, Biografie. L'opera è inoltre arricchita dal volume delle tavole , in 8°, cart. muta, composto da 40 pp. di indice + 100 inc. diverse delle quali più volte ripiegate. Il vol. si presenta sciolto e con mende alla cop. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria M. T. Cicerone]
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        [Op. 40]. Deux Polonoises[!] pour le Piano dédiées à son ami Jules Fontana... Oeuvr. 40

      Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel... Paris: Troupenas... Londres: Wessel: [PN] 6331. [November 1840]. Folio. Contemporary cloth-backed stiff gray wrappers with two paper labels to upper. 1f. (title), 3-11, [i] (blank) pp. Title lithographed, music engraved. Price: "16 Gr." Some soiling and minor wear to edges; offsetting; final two leaves bumped, creased, and slightly torn at lower edge. Title labels worn, with abrasion to larger label allowing showthrough from an earlier label; numeric label laid down to inner lower wrapper. . First German edition. Grabowski-Rink 40–1-B&H. Chomi ski-Tur o p. 168. Not in Hoboken.The present copy was most probably a circulating item from a German library at one time.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        [Op. 40]. Deux Polonoises[!] pour le Piano dediees a son ami Jules Fontana... Oeuvr. 40

      Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel... Paris: Troupenas... Londres: Wessel [PN] 6331 [November 1840]. Folio. Contemporary cloth-backed stiff gray wrappers with two paper labels to upper. 1f. (title), 3-11, [i] (blank) pp. Title lithographed, music engraved. Price: "16 Gr." Some soiling and minor wear to edges; offsetting; final two leaves bumped, creased, and slightly torn at lower edge. Title labels worn, with abrasion to larger label allowing showthrough from an earlier label; numeric label laid down to inner lower wrapper.. First German edition. Grabowski-Rink 40-1-B&H. Chomi ski-Tur o p. 168. Not in Hoboken. The present copy was most probably a circulating item from a German library at one time.

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        [Op. 36]. 2ème Impromptu pour le piano... Oeuvr. 36

      Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel... Paris: Troupenas... Londres: Wessel: [PN] 6333. [May 1840]. Folio. Disbound. 1f. (title), 3-7, [i] (blank) pp. Title lithographed, music engraved. Price: "12 Gr." Publisher's handstamp to foot of title. Handstamp "Magasin de Musique de I Paez Grande Morskoi No. 28 à St. Petersbourg" to foot of title. Accidental added in pencil to p. 4. Edges foxed and browned; spine slightly frayed; light foxing and soiling throughout; short light blue crayon line to blank upper margin of last page of music. . First German edition. Grabowski-Rink 36–1-B&H. Chomi ski-Tur o p. 97-98. Hoboken 4, 337.

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        [Op. 36]. 2eme Impromptu pour le piano... Oeuvr. 36

      Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel... Paris: Troupenas... Londres: Wessel [PN] 6333 [May 1840]. Folio. Disbound. 1f. (title), 3-7, [i] (blank) pp. Title lithographed, music engraved. Price: "12 Gr." Publisher's handstamp to foot of title. Handstamp "Magasin de Musique de I Paez Grande Morskoi No. 28 a St. Petersbourg" to foot of title. Accidental added in pencil to p. 4. Edges foxed and browned; spine slightly frayed; light foxing and soiling throughout; short light blue crayon line to blank upper margin of last page of music.. First German edition. Grabowski-Rink 36-1-B&H. Chomi ski-Tur o p. 97-98. Hoboken 4, 337.

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        Washington Temperance Benevolent Society

      New Haven/Boston - Stipple engraving by Longacre, after painting by Stuart, c. 1840. Printed on silk. Dimensions: 6 3/4 x 2 1/2". Inventory#: p441pmat. 0

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        Tower of London, The

      Richard Bentley London 1840 - First Edition, Near Fine/ No Jacket as Issued, Full-Leather. This exquisite volume was published by Richard Bentley in 1840, around the time that he was working with Dickens. Bentley also published the first edition of Oliver Twist. This volume is illustrated by George Cruikshank, the genius of 19th century literary illustrations. There are 40 full-page steel etchings as well as 58 woodcut illustrations. It is beautifully bound by Riviere in full red straight-grained morocco with green silk endpapers. The spine is very richly gilt in an ornate six compartment design with raised hubs. There is a little splitting of the silk at the inner joints but they are still quite solid. All edges are gilt and there is virtually no foxing to the fine textblock, even on the plates. The binding is tight and there is a previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. The bookplate depicts a fellow sitting in his reading chair before a fireplace. There is gold decoration on the inner dentelles and this is a very handsome copy of this important volume. The book is in a beautiful custom-made slipcase of the finest leather and the inside of the slipcase is fully lined in a marbelled red. A mylar wrapper further protects the book within the case. In size, the book is a tall octavo and it is quite heavy. The novel itself is a work of fictionalized history and takes place in sixteenth century England. This writing format holds a twofold interest for the reader. Firstly, it tells a Romantic story and secondly, it tells a story that is partly true. The Tower of London also brings to the reader a lively description of one of the most famous structures in England. The story itself is concerned with the troubled reign of Queen Mary, one of the least understood by lovers of history and literature. This beautiful offering in it's Fine binding looks stunning on the shelf and will please any discriminating collector of Fine literature. We are pleased to send pictures on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      C. Motte, Paris 1840 -

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        CHAMOUNI ET LE MONT BLANC

      Briquet et Fils, Genève - Genève, Briquet et Fils (1840/50) Lithographie a colori A. Cuvillier Stampate da Lemercier Dimensioni: foglio cm. 40,5 x 29, dimensioni litografia cm. 18 x 28. Stato OTTIMO

      [Bookseller: Libri Antichi e Rari di A. Castiglioni]
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        Konvolut von 22 Wiener Liedflugblättern.

      Wien, Matthias Moßbeck (7), Carl Barth (9) bzw. Franz Barth (6), o. J. (ca. 1840-60).. 8°. Einseitig bedruckte Doppelblätter mit jeweils einer (bis auf zwei; diese mit einer Anfangsvignette) halbseitigen Holzschnitt-Illustration.. Der Wiener Drucker u. Verleger Matthias Moßbeck (eig. Mosbek; Wieden, Waaggasse 7) war lt. Durstmüller zwischen 1848 und 1876 tätig. - Der Kunsthändler und Kupferstecher Franz Barth (1784-1853) besuchte die Akademie der bildenden Künste u. ließ sich dann in Mariahilf (Kleine Kirchengasse 28) als "Bilder- u. Spielwarenmacher" nieder. - Der Kupferstecher u. Lithograph Carl Barth war lt. Durstmüller seit 1816 tätig, 1860 ging die Firma an F. Benesch über. - Vorh. "Die Markedenterin vom Jahre 1859"; "Die Wiener-Vorstädte", "Die Wiener Vorstädter oder: Das Paarl von der Seid'n", "Graseltänze", "Bertrand als treuer Todesgefährte Napoleons", "Surr, surr, Fabrickslied aus dem Stück, Das Mädchen von der Spule", "Deutschmeister Reckruten-Lied", "Der Ach, Herr Jekerle!", "Meine Liebs Afairen. Fortsetzung des komischen Liedes Ach, Herr Jekerle", "Der Tischlergesell. Aus dem Zauberspiel von Ferd. Raimund: Die gefeßelte Fantasie", "Lied des Rappelkopf aus Ferd. Raimund's Posse Der Alpenkönig und der Menschenfreund" u.a. - Unterschiedlich gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. Wenige Lieder geknittert bzw. mit Knickspuren. -

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        Panoramaansicht, "Panorama von Kreuznach".

      . Aquatinta v. Ruff n. Ditzler, um 1840, 8,6 x 52,8.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        The Complete Herbal; to which is now added, upwards of One Hundred Additional Herbs, with a display of their Medicinal and Occult Qualities.

      London: Thomas Kelly & Co. 1840 - 4to. vi, 398, [4] pp. Engraved frontispiece of Culpeper and his house in Spitalfields. With the 20 full-page plates, each containing 9 hand-coloured engravings. In an attractive designer half-binding, the light tan calf decorated cuir cisele and sides covered with a gold-heightened marbled paper with a panel inset into the front board. A very good early copy of this much-reprinted edition of the standard work. Usual foxing to frontis, first and last two text leaves supported on transparent tissue but a bright and clean copy overall. With a few manuscript additions in an attractive hand. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: West Grove Books]
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        Malaga. Vue prise du mouillage. Málaga tomada desde el surgidero.

      - Litografía coloreada a mano, de 22 x 32 cm., París, Imprenta Lemercier, Benard et Cie., hacia 1840. (Texto al pie de la lámina recortado). MÁLAGA

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Antonio Mateos]
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