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        Master Humphrey's Clock

      41 - London - Chapman and Hall 1840 - The first edition, bound from the parts,of the classic Master Humphrey's Clock, containing The Old Curiosity Shop and Barnaby Rudge, in a fine, decorative binding. An unusually bright copy in a very smart binding. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering and decoration. Bound from the Parts. Complete in Three Volumes. Master Humphrey's Clock was originally a weekly periodical. It begins with a frame story in which Master Humphrey tells about himself and his small circle of friends and their penchant for telling stories. Several short stories are included, followed by the novels The Old Curiosity Shop and Barnaby Rudge, that were later published as separate worksCondition: The bindings are generally tight and firm. There is some wear to the extremities,just some rubbing and edge wear. Internally the pages have some very slight browning with intermittent spots and handling marks. Overall the condition is very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MASTER HUMPHREY'S CLOCK.

      Chapman & Hall, 1840-41, London: - Frontis in each volume & 195 intratextual woodcut illustrations [primarily] by Phiz and George Cattermole. Contains first appearance of Dickens' popular 'Old Curiosity Shop' & his first historical work, 'Barnaby Rudge'. Volumes I & III professionally rebacked. Volume II slightly cocked. Bookplate, usual bit of foxing & average wear; overall VG. Original publisher's brown cloth with Smith's primary binding design, i.e., a gilt clock motif with the hands pointing to the time that corresponds to the volume number. Bound in 6s. 10-3/8" x 6-3/4". 1st edition (Eckel, pp. 67- 70; Smith I, p. 47). 3 volumes (306; 306; 426 pp). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Master Humphrey's Clock

      1841 - London - Chapman and Hall 1840 - A Harlequin set but importantly this is the first edition, bound from the parts, of Master Humphrey's Clock by Charles Dickens. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-coveredboards, with gilt lettering. In Three Volumes, with Volume I and II bound together. Needing a rebind ideally and priced to alow for a good quality one. With numerous illustrations throughout the text by George Cattermole and Hablot Browne. Master Humphrey's Clock was a weekly periodical edited and written entirely by Charles Dickens and published from 1840 to 1841. It begins with a frame story in which Master Humphrey tells about himself and his small circle of friends and their penchant for telling stories. Several short stories are included, followed by the novels The Old Curiosity Shop and Barnaby Rudge, that were later published as separate works. Condition: The bindings are generally tight and firm. Page 305 of volume 1 is partially detached. The inner hinges of volume 1 are slightly strained, and the front outer hinge is starting. There is mild wear to the extremities, including mild rubbing and edge wear. Internally the pages have slight browning and intermittent scattered foxing. There is a nameplate on the front pastedown ofvolume 1, and inksignatures on the front blankin each volume. Overall the condition is very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Master Humphrey's clock / by Charles Dickens ; with illustrations by George Cattermole and Hablot Browne - [2 volumes bound in 1]

      London : Chapman and Hall, 1840-1841 - Physical desc.: 2 v in 1 : front., ill. ; 26 cm. Notes: Originally started as a periodical; contains the serial stories of "The old curiosity shop" and "Barnaby Rudge." Subject: Gordon Riots, 1780 - Fiction. England - Social life and customs - 19th century - Fiction. Great Britain - History - 18th century - Fiction.Novels. 19th Century. Finely and sumptuously bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 2 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Master Humphrey’s Clock

      three volumes, original decorated cloth, spines bumped chipped and supported, corners badly rubbed, illustrated by George Cattermole and Hablot Browne, later endpapers, shelf-wear, ownership signature volume II, occasional spotting, good. first edition; 306, 306 and 426 pages; keywords: fiction; - Chapman & Hall 1840-1841

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        Autograph letter signed ("GBatt[ist]a Amici").

      Florence, 11. IV. 1840. - Large 4to. 1 p. on double leaf. With autogr. address. Together with a lithographic portrait. Amicable letter to his brother Pietro on family affairs around the easter holiday: "E' arrivato da Pisa in questo momento la Norina con tutta la famiglia per passare con noi le feste di Pasqua. Dopo la lezione si metterà in viaggio anche Vincenzo, che aspettiamo stasera [.]". - Fol. 2 with small tear due to breaking of seal (not touching text).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        HISTOIRE GENERALE DE LANGUEDOC" avec des notes et pièces justificatives, composée sur les Auteurs et les titres originaux, et enrichie de divers monumens, par Dom Claude de Vic et Dom J. Vaissète, religieux bénédictins de la Congrégation de Saint-Maur, commentée et continuée jusqu'en 1830, et augmentée d'un grand nombre de chartes et documens inédits par M. Le Chevalier Alexandre du Mège.

      Chez J.-B. Paya, Toulouse, 1840-1846 - - 10 volumes, grands in-8, reliure 1/2 basane brune d'époque, dos lisses ornés de filets et roulettes dorées, tranches mouchetées - T. 1) XXVI-686 pp.+errata - T. 2) VIII-711+144pp.+errata - T. 3) VII-624+194 pp.+errata - Tome 4) IX-548+195 pp.+errata - T. 5) XV-679+218 pp.+errata - T. 6) XXXVII-661+156 pp.+errata - T. 7) VI-608+195 pp.+errata - T. 8) XV-577+128 pp. - T.9) XII-699+148 pp. - T. 10) CXI-924 pp. - Rare collection complète dans une reliure avec quelques défauts d'usage se traduisant par quelques frottements et petits manques aux ornements du dos. L'intérieur est très frais malgré quelques rousseurs habituelles pour cette édition. Le portrait frontispice de D. J. Vaissète au premier volume est de Boilly, les 43 planches hors-texte comprennent des cartes dépliantes ou sur doubles pages réhaussées à l'aquarelle. Provenance de la Bibliothèque de Grace WHITNEY-HOFF dont l'ex-libris héraldique gravé revet chaque volume au contre-plat. Bel ensemble très homogène.

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        Campaign of the Indus: in a Series of Letters from an Officer of the Bombay Division

      London: Private Copy,, 1840. With an introduction by A. H. Holdsworth Esq. Octavo (190 × 117 mm). Modern red half morocco, title direct to the spine, bands, fleurons to compartments, marbled boards, all edges gilt. Half-title bound in. Tan-burn to the margins of the endpapers, blind stamp of RUSI to the title page, light toning, but a very good copy. First edition. Extremely uncommon, OCLC with just 9 locations worldwide. Account of the First Afghan War in a series of letters written by Holdsworth to his family, and edited by his father; "I have determined, at the suggestion of my friends, to print those letters received from my son which detail the events of the campaign. As he was actively engaged with the Bombay division, his narrative may be relied upon so far as he had an opportunity of witnessing its operations; and it being my intention to have only a few copies printed, to give to those friends who may take an interest in his letters, I need not apologise for the familiar manner in which they are written …" (introduction). Holdsworth's services with the 2nd Foot in Afghanistan included the storming and capture of Ghuznee (Medal) and of Khelat, where he was severely wounded. He subsequently served in the Southern Mahratta Campaign of 1844, including the storming of the Fortress of Punella; that in the Concan in 1845; the Eighth Xhosa, Frontier or "Kaffir" War in 1851-2; and he commanded four companies of the regiment in the expedition North of the Orange River, 1852-3. Holdsworth rose to the rank of Colonel, and in 1859 Deputy Quartermaster-General, North America.

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        V. Equus Burchellii - Burchell's Zebra

      London 1840 - Captain W. Cornwallis Harris Illustrated plate from Portraits of Game and Wild Animals Of Southern Africa London, 1840 Hand-colored lithograph Condition: foxing throughout 14 1/4" x 21 1/4" Sir William Cornwallis Harris (1807-1848) was the epitome of the “Great White Hunter.” After graduating military college, he was appointed to the Bombay headquarters at sixteen years of age. A series of promotions and consequent locational changes brought Harris, en route to a new post, to the Cape of Good Hope, where he was detained for two years by a medical board. On the voyage, Marris had befriended the avid hunter Richard Williamson of the Bombay civil establishment, and the two had arranged an expedition into the interior in quest of big game. At the time, South Africa had attracted Europe's attention owing to the Dutch colonists' exodus. For years, there had been dangerous encounters with the fierce Zulu tribes of “Dingaan,” in present-day central Natal, South Africa. After conferring with the noted African naturalist, Dr. Andrew Smith who had just returned from the interior, both Harris and Williamson headed northeasterly from Algoa Bay, Cape Province. Following the Orange River through Basutoland, they finally encountered the kraals of the famous Matabelechief “Moselikatze.” Through the chief's help, they returned to the colony via a new and previously closed route. Their safari, which lasted almost two years, allowed them to encounter a great variety of large game in new territories. Harris communicated an account of his travels in Southern Africa to both the Royal Geographical Society of London, and the Geographical Society of Bombay. In 1840 he published the Portraits of Game Animals, the first with pictures drawn by Harris, and reproduced on stone by F. Howard in London. All of the prints are in excellent condition, and each is accompanied by the original text describing the first impressions of the “Cape Colonists” of the particular species pictured in each print.

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        UNTERSUCLUMGEN DIE GLETSCHER L. AGASSIZ. NACH DER NATUR GEZEICHNET UND LITHOGRAPHIES VON J.PH BETTANNIER. (atlante di Études sur les Glaciers)

      LITHOGRAPHIE VON H. NICOLET, Neuchatel 1840 - Legatura editoriale in cartone beige e mezza tela marrone; al piatto anteriore, titolo e dati editoriali calligrafati e vignetta alpina impressi in litografia. 18 tavole fuori testo, di cui una a doppia immagine, impresse su cartoncino in litotinta color nero e seppia; a 14 tavole velina protettiva con impressioni litografiche al tratto, descrittive della tavola in seppia e nero che accompagna sovrapponendosi ad essa. L'autore fu celebre biologo, paleontologo, ittiologo, oltre che valente alpinista e glaciologo, tanto da essere considerato il padre della glaciologia e della moderna geologia alpina; di grande rilievo i suoi studi circa la datazione dei ghiacciai. Il volume è l'atlante di una celebre pubblicazione titolata Études sur les glaciers, pubblicata nel 1840 sia in francese che in tedesco e composta da un volume In-8° di testo e dall'atlante in oggetto. Le tavole, eseguite con grande raffinatezza, rappresentano altrettante vedute di ghiacciai, le prime due sul Monte Rosa. Ottimo esemplare, lievi sporadiche fioriture. 0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Il Cartiglio]
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        Die Rheingegenden in malerischen Ansichten von Basel bis Holland, inbegriffen die interessantesten Punke der belgischen Eisenbahmen, in aqua tinta geätzt von L. Weber, Hürlimann, Salathe, Hemely, mit erläuterndem Text von E. Zschokke, und einer Liste der besten Gasthäuser am Rhein.,

      Schaffhausen, Ziegler`sche Buchdruckerei, o. J. [ca. 1840]. - 102 (2) S. Mit doppels. gefalteter Aquatintatafel des Rheinfalls, Frontispiz und 27 Tafeln in Aquatinta. Lonchamp 3358. - Tafeln teilweise etw. stockfleckig. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550

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        The Colonial Magazine and Commercial-Maritime Journal.

      Fisher & Son, ., London: 1840 - 3 volumes covering 1840 in entirety. Articles of interest include a 5pp article about the new colony of Australind, in Western Australia. It includes a 10x15" (25.4x38 cm) folding map of Australind, "Plan shewing the situation of the New Settlement of Australind in Western Australia 80 miles distant south of Swan River". The map is lithographed by W. Smart, Holborn (London). Shows the coast and inland detail from about 34d 55' to 35d 40' and 114d 55' to 116d 20'. Cape Clairault in the south & includes depth soundings in Geographe Bay. The maps are nicely rebacked on linen. There are also interesting articles on Great Britain recognizing the Independent Republic of Texas (10pp), and a series of articles on the rebellion in Upper Canada which ultimately lead to the transportation of the Canadian exiles to Tasmania. Other articles include: J. Burton, State of Society and Crime in NSW, 20pp; colonization of the Falkland Islands by convicts; colonization of the Australasian Islands, with folding map; Whale fishery of the U.S. (10pp) New Hebrides. 8vo, each vol. approx. 500pp. Nicely rebound in quarter green morocco, gilt titles & vol. numbers and dates. Ex-lib, with small stamp on verso of all plates, and on the front of the right side of the Australind map. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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        Memoir, Historical and Political, on the Northwest Coast of North America, and the Adjacent Territories; Illustrated By a Map and a Geographical View of Those Countries - Signed and Inscribed By Author to Historian William Hickling Prescott

      Blair and Rives, Washington, D.C. 1840 - Signed xi, 227 pages. Index. Fold-out map. Signed and inscribed by author to renowned historian William Hickling Prescott inside front board. Upon front free endpaper a subsequent owner (late 1800s) has documented the provenance of this copy and documented Prescott's pencil markings to pages 23 through 27 which deal with Cortes and Mexico. Occasional light markings to contents. Prior owner's mini-bookplate inside front board. Narrow openings along both hinges. Usual library markings. Fold-out map bears several short openings and a tape repair along right edge. Front free endpaper loose but present. Prior owner's signature atop title page. Above-average external wear to brown marbled boards. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A COLLECTION OF NATIONAL ENGLISH AIRS, CONSISTING OF ANCIENT SONG, BALLAD, & DANCE TUNES. AND PRECEDED BY AN ESSAY ON ENGLISH MINSTRELSY.

      Chappell and Simpkin Marshall, London 1840 - v, 118p, vi; [iv], 198p. 4to. Bound in half green morocco with marbled sides and endpapers, t.e.g., the spines with fancy panel ornaments including s flower in the center of each. k annotations in the margins, foxing to engraved title, else very nice copies.

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        On the construction of life-tables, illustrated by a new life-table

      1840. Farr, William (1807-83). On the construction of life-tables, illustrated by a new life-table of the healthy districts of England. In Philosophical Transactions 149, pt. 2 (1859): 837-78. Folding table and tables in text, including one typeset by the Scheutz calculator. Original printed wrappers. Whole number. [16], 493-931 [1], 16pp., 16 plates. 300 x 230 mm. (uncut and unopened). FIne. <p>First edition. Farr&#39;s preliminary report, describing the use of the Scheutz Engine no. 3 to prepare life tables, was published five years before his English Life Table. Farr, a pioneer in the quantitative study of morbidity and mortality, was chief statistician of the General Register Office, England&#39;s central statistical office. Influenced by Babbage, he had long been interested in the use of a calculating machine such as Babbage&#39;s Difference Engine to compute life tables; see page 854 of the present report, in which Farr refers to his 1843 letter on this subject to the registrar-general. Farr had seen and tested the machine&#39;s predecessor, the Scheutz Engine no. 2, when it was on display in London. It was at Farr&#39;s recommendation that the British government authorized in 1857 the sum of £1200 for the Scheutz Engine no. 3 to be constructed by the firm of Bryan Donkin, a manufacturer of machines for the color printing of bank notes and stamps. Costs overran and Donkin delivered the machine in July 1859, several weeks past the deadline, at a loss of £615 (Lindgren 1987, 224-25). Thus, it is one of the ironies of history that the British government funded the construction of a difference engine designed in Sweden based on Babbage&#39;s principles long after it had refused funding to complete construction of Babbage&#39;s Difference Engine no. 1.</p><p>Farr&#39;s preliminary report, received by the Royal Society on March 17 of that year, was written while the Scheutz Engine no. 3 was still "in the course of construction by the Messrs. Donkin" (p. 854). The report&#39;s table B1, "Life-Table of Healthy English Districts," made from stereotype plates produced by the calculator, represents the very first application of a difference engine to medical statistics.</p><p>The Scheutz Engine no. 2, which the Scheutzes had brought with them from Sweden to England, was purchased in 1857 by the Dudley Observatory in Albany, New York. The following year the observatory used the machine in the computation of tables for the planet Mars; however, these were experimental and probably never printed on paper (Lindgren 1978, 211). The Scheutzes, Farr, and the Dudley Observatory were the first to use the Scheutz calculator in a scientific context. Origins of Cyberspace 77.</p>

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        A Plan of London and its Environs, shewing the boundaries of the Cities of London and Westminster, Metropolitan Boroughs and Parishes and distances in miles and quarters of the principal roads from the General Post Office.

      S. Lewis & Co, London - No date, but circa 1840. Multi-folding engraved map, dissected and mounted on linen, partially hand coloured. Engraved by I. Dower, Pentonville, London. 45 by 38 inches.The map is contained within its original morocco backed boards, gilt. The map is in fine condition.The case is lightly rubbed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pl. 376 Canada Goose The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories

      New York & Philadelphia:: Audubon, J. J. & Chevalier, J.B.,, 1840-44.. First Royal Octavo. Matted in Ivory Rag Board . Fine condition with bright original hand-coloring/& . A fine original hand-colored lithograph on paper. Sheet size: 6.5 x 10.25 inches. Drawn from nature by J. J. Audubon, FRS, FLS and lithographed, printed and colored by JT Bowen, Philadelphia from The First Royal Octavo Edition of John James Audubon&#39;s The Birds of America. Includes the text from Audubon&#39;s Ornithological Biography. & The Royal Octavo Edition of The Birds of America represents John James Audubon&#39;s desire to create a democratic (affordable) work based his magnum opus; the Double Elephant Folio Edition of The Birds of America. Satisfied with his research, as well as his portrayals of North America&#39;s native and distinct bird species, J.J. Audubon here rendered a miniature yet unique version of The Birds of America.& As is the case with prolific artists, Audubon continued to improve upon a body of work which was viewed as perfection. During the mid-19th century, there were no photomechanical means of reproduction, every composition was then redrawn by hand, with the aid of the Camera Lucida. For this Royal Octavo Edition Audubon and his assistants translated the 435 compositions of the Double Elephant Folio edition into 500 unique compositions of individual species. Previously documented groups of heretofore unrelated birds were now separated and divided according to species, and portrayed either on a new botanical perch or within a renewed landscape. & Unlike the life-sized portraits of the Double Elephant Folio edition each bird was now sized to scale on the octavo-sized plate; approximately 6.5 x 10.25 inches. With this slight alteration, Audubon created a perfected composition, and thus offered a charming vignette view of the bird, or family of birds in its natural setting. & For the Royal Octavo Edition, Audubon enlisted America&#39;s premier lithographers, JT Bowen and Co. in Philadelphia and Endicott in New York to produce the work. Every composition was drawn on a limestone tablet, inked, printed and then hand-colored with watercolor. In this format Audubon presented the undocumented birds discovered during his explorations of the American West, but not previously included in the Double Elephant Folio Edition of The Birds of America. & As with the folio edition, the Royal Octavo Edition was sold by subscription. One hundred individual packets of five hand-colored lithographs and accompanying text; Audubon&#39;s Ornithological Biography, was sent to the subscriber. It was issued the first and fifteenth of each month for four subsequent years. The pagination of the Royal Octavo Edition was organized to be bound in seven volumes. This successful and popular work of American ornithology was produced in an eventual eight editions, the final edition of which was issued in 1870 by George Lockwood, New York. & (Wood, Casey. An Introduction to the Literature of Vertebrate Literature. London: Oxford University Press, 1931. Tyler, Ron. Audubon&#39;s Great National Work. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1993. )

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        Souvenirs de Naples - Album di scene popolari napoletane.

      S.l., 1840 - Album di cm. 16 x 24, con 31 belle tavole in litografia colorata. Leg. del tempo in tela con titoli in oro al dorso. Buona conservazione. Interessante album che raccoglie 31 belle tavole di costumi e scene napoletane verosimilmente provenienti da due o più raccolte nel classico stile di Gatti e Dura. I motivi sono quelli ricorrenti dell'epoca: Calesso di resina; Discesa (e salita) dal Vesuvio; Famiglia di pidocchiosi; La Tarantella, Donne di Sorrento, Capri, Ischia e Procida, La tarantella; Minestrajo e frutajolo, Famiglia di Pulcinella; Acquajolo, Serenata; Carro di vino; Maccaronaro; Venditore d'aranci, ecc.

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        Gabriel de George Sand.

      Paris, Félix Bonnaire, Éditeur, 1840 - In-8° [227 x 137 mm] ; (2)-351 pp., demi-maroquin à grains longs vert bronze à coins, dos lisse superbement orné « fers rocailles » chiffré en pied, titre or, tête dorée, couvertures beiges conservées, grandes marges, rel. signée de l&#146;atelier « E. & A. Maylander », très bel exemplaire. Carteret, t. II, p. 309. Clouzot, Nouvelle Édition, p. 243. Édition originale rare (Tome XXIV des &#156;uvres complètes. Paris, Félix Bonnaire). George Sand (1804-1876) fut un auteur à l&#146;imagination romanesque prolixe, dotée d&#146;une force d&#146;esprit, d&#146;une psychologie intelligente et fine, elle laisse un &#156;uvre considérable et diverse : contes et nouvelles, pièces de théâtre, articles critiques et politiques, textes autobiographiques, et vingt-six volumes de correspondance. Elle demeure par ailleurs une très vivante épistolière et mémorialiste. EDITION ORIGINALE. UN TRES BEL EXEMPLAIRE DANS UNE RELIURE DE MAYLANDER. FIRST EDITION. VERY NICE COPY. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HISTOIRE DE LA CIVILISATION EN FRANCE DEPUIS LA CHUTE DE L'EMPIRE ROMAIN EN 4 TOMES + HISTOIRE GENERALE DE LA CIVILISATION EN EUROPE DEPUIS LA CHUTE DE L'EMPIRE ROMAIN JUSQU'A LA REVOLUTION FRANCAISE EN 1 TOME.

      DIDIER 1840 - R260111601: 456 + 428 + 403 + 445 + 429 pages. Dos cuir vert, titres et caissons dorés. Papier vert, noir et rouge. Frontispice en noir et blanc avec serpente dans le 5ème volume. Bords frottés. Epidermures. Reliure signée "Cercle de l'Union". In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos fané. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 840-Littératures des langues romanes. Littérature française [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Master Humphrey's Clock. 1st edition from weekly parts

      Chapman and Hall, London, 1840, - DICKENS, Charles. Master Humphrey's Clock. With illustrations by George Cattermole and Hablot Browne. London : Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand, MDCCCXL [1840] - MDCCCXLI [1841]. First Edition, from Weekly Parts. [Three-Volumes-in-One]. Pp [i]-iv,[1]-306,[i]-vi,[1]-306,[i]-vi,[1]-426. Frontispiece to each (of 3) section. Text illustrations. Lg 8vo, black half calf, new label and gilt decorations to spine, marbled boards. Corners bumped, wear to spine and boards, staining to inner hinge gutters, two bookplates to front endpaper and small newspaper clipping pasted to rear endpaper, else a very good, solid copy. 2,000.00 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Beauties of the Bosphorus from Drawings By William H Bartlett - 4 Volumes

      Virtue 1840 - 4 volumes, no date Hardbacks in VG/VG+ condition, general soiling to covers, red cloth slightly ragged. All illustrations present. An attractive set. Not ex library or a remainder. Scans available on request. Heavy books so extra postage may apply [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eighty Picturesque Views on the Thames and Medway, Engraved on Steel By the First Artists. The Historical Descriptions By W. G. Fearnside, Esq.

      Black and Armstrong, London 1840 - Frontis - portada - IVp. - 1h. - 84 pp. y 80 láminas, muy finos grabados originales al cobre de vistas y paisajes. Cada una de las vistas decorada con una orla distinta, todas preciosas. También ilustrado entretexto. Muy elegante encuadernación a plena piel, con escudos en ambas caras, lomera con nervios y hierros. Cantos dorados y estuche con punteras en piel. =Ejemplar perfecto. Size: 4º [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        EIGHTY PICTURESQUE VIEWS ON THE THAMES AND MEDWAY, engraved on steel by the First Artists

      Black & Armstrong c. 1840, London - Europa 28x22, primera hoja en blanco con dedicatoria y firma manuscrita del autor en bella caligrafía "Dedicated by special permission to the right Hon.ble Henry Brougham, Baron Brougham and Vaux, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain, by his very humble and most gratefully obliged servant, William Gray Fearnside", encima de la dedicatoria está el blasón heráldico del ilustre barón inglés junto con la leyenda "Pro Rege Lege Grege". 84 páginas, ilustraciones en texto, 80 bellas láminas de grabados al cobre, todas ellas con bonitas orlas ornamentales (distintas entre sí). La lámina correspondiente a "View from London Bridge" que debiera estar en la página 74, se encuantra al final de la obra. Rastros de óxido, fundamentalmente en los bordes aunque alguna mota afecta a los grabados (especialmente al último). Media piel moderna, nervios y dorados en lomo, ruedas gofradas en planos, cortes dorados. El Barón Brougham al que se le dedica la obra fue un importante estadista inglés, que destaca entre otras cosas por su lucha contra la trata de esclavos y por su defensa legal de la Princesa de Gales en relación al procedimiento de divorcio presentado por el Rey.

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        Wanderungen durch Thüringen. Angebunden: Wanderungen durch den Harz. 2 Bde. in 1 Bd.

      Leipzig, Wigand, 1840.. 291 SS.; 256 SS. mit jeweils 30 Stst.- Taf., gr. 8°, GLwd. d. Zt. mit Rücken- u. Deckelvergoldung.. Hoff-Budde, S. 2999 ff. - Das malerische u. romantische Deutschland, Bd. IV und V. - Bd. 1. mit Ansichten v. Blankenburg, Dornburg, Erfurt, Jena, Naumburg, Salzungen, Schleusingen, Wartburg, Weimar, Memleben, Kyffhäuser, Wartburg, Saalfeld, Gleichen, Gotha u.a. - Bd. 2 mit Ansichten aus dem Harz, darunter Brocken, Claustal, Goslar, Bad Harzburg, Quedlinburg usw. - Teilw. stockfleckig.

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        HISTORIA GENERAL DEL REINO DE MALLORCA.

      - Tres volúmenes encuadernados en media piel con nervios. 21,5x15,5. Muy buen estado de conservación. Vol. 1: Frontis litografiado+XXXVIII+1 h.+547 pp.+2 hh.+7 láminas - Vol. 2: Frontis litográfico a dos tintas y oro+2 hh+De pág. 550 a pág. 1306+3 hh.+5 láminas litográficas - Vol. 3: XXIII+730 pp.+1 h.+18 láminas litográficas. Imp. Nacional a cargo de D. Juan Guasp y Pascual. Palma, 1840-41. Las 30 láminas más los 3 frontispicios fueron dibujadas y grabadas en piedra litográfica por F. Muntaner y alguna por J. Alsina, y reproducen retratos de personajes de la historia balear y escenas de batallas en distintos puntos de su geografia. LIBROS ANTIGUOS Catálogo 83

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        American Scenery; Or, Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. [Issued With] Canadian Scenery Illustrated.

      George Virtue, Publisher, London - 1840-1942, 1st thus. () Near fine. Quarto. Original green printed, morocco backed boards. 2 works in 4 vols in 13 parts. Subscriber's list and publishers adverts. Two engraved portraits of Bartlett. 4 engraved title pages. 2 maps. 234 engraved plates by Wallis after Bartlett. A little mild rubbing to the boards and the odd bit of spotting, mainly to the back of the plates. Overall a very attractive clean set. Sabin 3784, Howes B209, TPL 2424. Although not a rare book, copies in the original parts and in very nice condition are very scarce especially in this combined edition. Many of the sets have been broken up over the years fo the plates. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature

      London: George Virtue, 1840 - Originally published in 30 parts without text, and appearing here for the first time in expanded book form, this is a beautiful series of views, showing principal cities and scenic views, engraved from drawings Bartlett made during a visit to America and Canada, 1837-1838. He stayed with his collaborator, the poet N.P. Willis, and accompanied him on a trip West. A handsome survey of the New World (BARTLETT, W.H) First edition, state A of volume II with Contents list numbered. 2 vols., 4to. With 120 steel engraved plates by William H. Bartlett, including a full-page map of the Northeastern United States, portrait, and two engraved title pages, tissue guards. In HARPER'S binding of half purple-morocco, gilt spine, a.e.g. (Harper was likely the American distributor); extremities slightly rubbed, vol. II covers soiled, plates with scattered light foxing, mostly marginal, overall a very attractive copy. Sabin 3784; Howes B209; BAL 22755; Abbey, Travel, 651 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        American Scenery; or land, lake, and river illustrations of transatlantic Nature

      George Virtue, London 1840 - Deux volumes in-4 (278 x 210 mm), chagrin maroquiné rouge, dos lisse et plats richement ornés, roulette sur les coupes, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées (reliure d'époque). Orné d'une carte ("The North Eastern Part of the United States"), 2 titres gravés, et 118 gravures sur acier d'après William Henry BARTLETT, gravées par R. Wallis, J. Cousen, Willmore, Brandard, Adlard, Richardson, etc, dont un portrait de Bartlett tome 1. (dos légèrement terni, quelques frottements et défauts d'usage, rousseurs). // Two quarto volumes (278 x 210 mm), red morocco-shagreen, smooth spine and covers richly tooled in gilt, gilt roll on turns-in, gilt dentelle inside, all edges gilt (contemporary binding). Illustrated with 1 map ("The North Eastern Part of the United States"), 2 engraved title and 118 engravings on steel after William Henry BARTLETT, engraved by R. Wallis, J. Cousen, Willmore, Brandard, Adlard, Richardson, etc, including a portrait of Bartlett vol. 1. (spine lightly tarnished, some rubbings and defects of use, spots).

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        American Scenery or land, lake, and river illustrations of transatlantic nature.

      Virtue London 1840 - Two volumes, 4to., portrait frontispiece, 2 additional engraved titles, 116 engraved plates and map, light spotting at beginning and end of volumes. Contemporary red half morocco gilt, marbled boards, all edges gilt, lightly rubbed, an excellent set. A most attractive copy of this important visual record of the eastern United States. First edition. The majority of the views are in New York and New England, but Bartlett went as far north as the White Mountains and as far south as Virginia. He found Niagara and the Hudson Valley most suitable for landscape. There are city views of Washington, Saratoga, Boston, New Haven, Baltimore, Rochester, Philadelphia, and New York, among many others. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        American Scenery; or, Land, Lake and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. . 2vols. in one (complete).

      - London: Virtue & Co., (ab. 1840). Thick 4to. Or. hf. red morocco. Spine gilt panelled and with raised bands (slightly rubbed, boards flecked). E. g. With map, 2 additional engrv. title-pages with vignettes, and 117 full-page engravings each with its orig. tissue-guard. Occasional light foxing, but overall an excellent tight complete copy. NOTE: Bartlett made four trips to America starting in 1836, producing topographical views which was to serve as illustrations for this work.

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        American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River. Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature

      George Virtue, London 1840 - Two volumes, Quarto. Profusely illustrated with engravings from drawings by W.H. Bartlett. . Contains a map of "The North Eastern parts of the United States" with the route that Mr. Willis took outlined in red. Profusely illustrated with full page plates. [Sabin 3784. HowesB-209] Occasional light foxing which is primarily on verso of plates and on tissue guards, else fine expertly rebacked preserving original spines, bound in handsome green morocco ruled in gilt, heave gilt on spine with raised bands and brown and red gilt lettered morocco labels, all edges gilt, inner gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND STATUARY OF THE GOVERNMENT: THE PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND ARCHITECTURAL ORNAMENTS OF THE CAPITOL OF THE UNITED STATES, AT THE CITY OF WASHINGTON.

      Washington: Lithographed and published by P. Haas, 1840. - [4],44,[2]pp. plus twenty-three lithographic plates (including two folding plans and two folding plates). 16mo. Contemporary cloth, front cover gilt. Covers lightly worn, inner hinges cracked. Minor foxing throughout. Plates generally clean. A very good copy. An enchanting illustrated guide to the art and architecture of the United States Capitol, with lithographic plates by the artist, Augustus Kollner, and the publisher and lithographer, P. Haas. Each of the images is accompanied by explanatory text. Included are views of the Capitol, the "Presidents House," the Treasury, the Post Office, and the Patent Office as well as interior scenes of the Capitol and the Senate Chamber. Representations of statuary found in various Washington buildings include Thomas Jefferson, Pocahontas and Captain John Smith, Daniel Boone, Penn's Treaty, and the Pilgrims at Plymouth. The folding plans are diagrams of the floor of the Senate and the floor of the House of Representatives, and the folding plates are of Greenough's statue of Washington and an interior view of the House of Representatives. This is the second issue of Kollner's guide, with a title dated 1840, after the first issue of 1839. Only the title date is changed. Kollner was a prolific and long-lived Philadelphia artist (he lived until 1908) who also produced a larger series of views of American cities between 1848 and 1851. This book is some of Kollner's earliest work, as well as being one of the earliest series of views of Washington, and one of the earliest publications with representations of the art decorating the U.S. Capitol. OCLC 5620465.

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        American Scenery; or Land, Lake and River. Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. From drawings by W. H. Bartlett, engraved in the first style of the art.

      London: George Virtue, 1840 - 2 volumes, quartos. Contemporary purple half morocco, spines gilt with raised bands, marbled paper to sides with the morocco bordered with gilt rules, all edges gilt, yellow endpapers. Corners lightly rubbed, endpapers faintly stained and plates spotted as usual. A very presentable set, well margined, and in very good condition. Complete with two vignette titles, one portrait, one map, and 117 engraved plates by W. H. Bartlett. First edition of this important work of Americana. Bartlett made four trips to America starting in 1836, producing topographical views which were to serve as illustrations for this work. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        American Scenery; or, Land, Lake and River. Illustrations of transatlantic nature. From drawings by W. H. Barlett.,

      London, G. Virtue, 1840 - Stahlstichporträt, Stahlstichtitel, IV, 140 S. Karte des Nordostens der USA mit der rot markierten Reiseroute, 65 Stahlstichansichten / Stahlstichtitel, IV, 106 S., 52 Stahltichansichten. Sabin 3784; Howes B 209; Andres 987. - Einbände minimal bestossen und berieben. Bd. 2, S. 22-28 verbunden. Nur minimal stockfleckig. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2550 4°, Saffianbände mit reicher Deckelgoldprägung, Innen- und Stehkantenvergoldung, dreis. Goldschnitt.

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        The shores and islands of the Mediterranean.

      Fisher London 1840 - First edition. 4to., engraved additional pictorial title, folding map and 62 plates after drawings by Allen, Bartlett, and Allom, tissue guards, contemporary green half calf gilt, red morocco label, lightly rubbed, generally a very attractive copy, the plates clean and fresh. Includes views of the Ionian Islands, Malta, Gibraltar and Sicily. Blackmer 1845. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        American scenery; or land, lake and river. Illustrations of transatlantic nature.

      - London, George Virtue, 1840.2 volumes. 4to. Contemporary half morocco, spines richly gilt. With engraved frontispiece portrait and map, 2 engraved title-pages and 117 steel-engravings after W.H.Bartlett. IV,140; IV,106 pp.* First edition; with armorial bookplate. - The romantic views by William Bartlett (1809-1854) are among the best produced in the 19th century, they show nice views of the north eastern states in the 1830's including New York, Boston, Washington D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, etc. - Some minor foxing but on the whole an excellent copy of this classic American view book.Sabin 3784; Howes B 209; Andres 987. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Petit La Fontaine.

      Firmin Didot Freres [ca 1840], Paris - Miniature book, in original publishers paper over boards and matching publisher's slipcase. Engraved title page plus six engravings illustrating selected fables of Jean de La Fontaine. 96pp; 2-3/8" x 1-5/8", bound in bright green paper over boards with romantique design stamped in black on both covers and on spine, aeg, housed in matching publisher's slipcase with title "Le Petit La Fontaine" printed in black within four-ruled decorative border on front of case and romantique design printed on rear of case. A bit of paper missing at spine edges so that white shows a bit, else fine and quite remarkable thus. While Fermin-Didot miniatures are not uncommon, those in original binding with publisher's matching slipcase are decidedly not common! See an Image. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wanderungen durch Schwaben.

      Leipzig, Wiegand, um 1840.. VIII, 257 SS. mit 30 Stst.- Taf. mit Ansichten, gr. - 8°, HLwd.- Bd. d. Zt. m. goldgepor Rtit.. Hoff - Budde, 2999 ff.- Das malerische u. romantische Deutschland, Bd. 2. (1. Ausgabe). - Mit Ansichten v. Badenweiler, Blaubeuren, Bronnen, Esslingen, Freiburg, Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Hirsau, Hohentwiel, Hohenzollern, Hohenurach, Lichtenstein, Marbach, Maulbronn, Nebelhöhle, Reissenstein, Schwalbennest (Neckarsteinach ), Schwarzwald (Höllental u. Triberg), Stgt.-Cannstadt, Tübingen, Wimpfen (weitere: Alte Schloß v. Baden Baden, Ermatingen/Schweiz, Lindau, Forbach, Guttenberg/Neckar, Haygerloch, Weinsberg ). Text und Tafeln leicht bis stärker stockfleckig.

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        Lehrbuch der rationellen Praxis der landwirthschaftlichen Gewerbe. Die Bierbrauerei und Branntweinbrennerei, die Hefe-, Liqueur-, Essig-, Stärke-, Stärkezucker- u. Runkelrübenzuckerfarikation, die Kalk-, Gyps- und Ziegelbrennerei, Potaschesiederei, Oelraffinerie, Butter- u. Käsezubereitung, das Brotbacken u. Seifensieden umfassend. Zum Gebrauche bei Vorlesungen über die landwirthschaftlichen Gewerbe und zum Selbstunterrichte für Landwirthe, Techniker und Cameralisten. 2. stark vermehrte Auflage

      Braunschweig, Vieweg 1840 - ADB XXIV, 747 ff.; Ferchl 391; Güntz III, 279; Schoellhorn 492. - Dem Autor (109-1870), Schüler des Pharmaceuten und Chemikers Wackenroder, wurde auf dessen Empfehlung an Nathusius' großartige Gewerbeanstalt zu Althaldensleben bei Magdeburg zunächst eine Stelle als Chemiker angetragen. Seit 1835 lehrte er als erster an der Hochschule für Physik in Braunschweig. Später erwarb er sich große Verdienste um das Aufblühen der Zuckerindustrie im Herzogtum Braunschweig. - Grundlegendes Werk über alle Gebiete der landwirtschaftlichen Gewerbe mit eindrucksvollen Illustrationen, deren Funktion ausführlich beschrieben sind, u.a. der Dorn'sche, Gall'sche und Pistorius'scheApparat bei der Branntweinbrennerei. Im Anhang über die Bereitung der Butter und des Käses, das Brotbacken und das Seifensieden und ein erläuterndes Wörterbuch über die landwirtschaftlichen Gewerbe. - Schönes und beinahe sauberes, lediglich minimal gebräuntes Exemplar X, 624 Seiten, 1 Blatt (Zusätze). Mit 99 Holzschnitten, davon mehrere auf 3 Falttafeln Halbleder der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung u. goldgepr. Rückenschild, 8° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Plan of an Estate Situate at Wadsley, the Property of John Greaves Esq. 1840, hand-coloured linen-backed plan, sheet 780mm x 570mm, annotated, rolled.

      1840 - [Sold with:] West Riding Asylum, Wadsley near Sheffield, Plan of Estate, large linen-backed, hand-coloured plan, sheet size 1300mm x 1960mm, rolled; [Sold with:] Architectural Elevations, twelve sheets of hand-coloured elevations of the asylum and adjacent buildings, various sizes, 10 linen-backed, rolled. Originally known as South Yorkshire Asylum until 1890, it then became the West Riding Asylum, Wadsley (1890â&#128;"1930). It was known as Wadsley Mental Hospital between 1930 and 1948 when it became Middlewood Hospital.

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        Narrative of a voyage to Madiera, Teneriffe. . . Palestine. . . Greece.

      William Curry, Dublin 1840 - Wilde, William Robert Wills (1815-76). Narrative of a voyage to Madeira, Teneriffe, and along the shores of the Mediterranean. . . . 2 vols., 8vo. [4, adverts.], xiv [2], 464; viii, 495pp. Frontispieces, 2 plates, 2 hand-colored maps, text illustrations. Dublin: William Curry jun., 1840. Orig. cloth, rubbed, skillfully recased, retaining original endpapers. Lightly browned, but very good. First Edition. Wilde's first book, based on nine months of travel with one of his patients. Wilde, the father of Oscar Wilde, was the author of Practical Observations on Aural Surgery (1853), which "did more to place British otology on a scientific basis than anything previously published" (G-M 3369); he also founded the Dublin Quarterly Journal of Medical Sciences, and wrote extensively on medicine, natural history, ethnography and Irish antiquities. Two of the plates in the present work illustrate ancient skulls found in a tomb in Jerusalem. DNB. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Artillerist's Manual and British Soldier's Compendium., of Infantry Exercise. Sword Exercise. Artillery Exercise, Equipment, &c. Fireworks. Fortification. Mathematics. Gunnery. &c. &c. &c. Second Edition. Published by Authority.

      Woolwich, Printed for the Author by E. Jones, 1840 - 12mo. (152 × 95mm) Contemporary half black roan on marbled boards. Light browning, a little rubbed at the extremities, else very good. 12 plates, one of them double-page. "The present edition contains about one fourth additional material, one extra Plate, Wood cuts &c." Interesting soldier's vade mecum from the mid-19th century. Contemporary ownership inscription of Lt. J.W. Christian to the title page. Not in Riling.

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        The Life and Services of General Lord Harris, during his Campaigns in America, the West Indies, and India.

      London, John W. Parker, 1840 - Octavo, contemporary diced calf by W. H. Dalton, dark red morocco label, spine gilt in compartments, single gilt ruled panel to the boards, tan endpapers, edges sprinkled to match. A little rubbed, front hinge slightly cracked, light off-set from the frontispiece, very mild toning to the text, a very good copy. Stipple-engraved portrait frontispiece, folding plan of the Battle of Mallavelly, dispositions hand-coloured. First edition. Harris fought at Lexington as Captain of the Grenadier company of the 5th Foot, losing half his men as casualties. At Bunker Hill the 5th again suffered heavily and Harris received a head wound which required trepanning. He rejoined the campaign in New York in January 1776 and was wounded during the Philadelphia campaign the following year. In 1778 he served under Medows in the West Indies, and in 1780 his decision to sell up following his being ordered back to America, was overturned by the offer to join his old chief, recently appointed Governor of Bombay, as secretary and a-d-c. He fought through the Third Mysore War under Medows and then Cornwallis, and in 1794 was "promoted to major-general and appointed commandant of Fort William at Calcutta. In January 1797, with the local rank of lieutenant-general, he succeeded to the command of the Madras army." (ODNB) He led the successful assault on Seringapatam in which Tipu Sultan was killed. Official disapproval of the alleged rapacity of the conquerors of Seringapatam seems to have resulted in Harris feeling that he had not received full recognition of his achievements, and it was only in 1815, after the publication of a public memorial to the Prime Minister and the Commander in Chief, that he was elevated to the peerage. Controversy followed him beyond the grave, in the year of Harris's death Sir David Baird's biographer Theodore Hook published a series of letters written at the time of Seringapatam alleging that favouritism had been shown in the selection of Arthur Wellesley, later the Duke of Wellington, as governor of the newly-conquered city. Harris's son-in-law Lushington published the present biography as a rejoinder to Hook's " ungenerous conclusions." Sabin 42719 - "includes many curious details, now first published." [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The works of Benjamin Franklin; containing several political and historical tracts not included in any former edition, and many letters, official and private, not hitherto published; with notes and a life of the author . Ten volume set

      Hilliard Gray and Company 1840 - USOGlass2. This is a very good set overall of 10 volumes, with three quarter leather and marbled boards has some mild foxing. Edges and tips show some mild rubbing. Very scarce as a complete 10 volume set. EXTRA POSTAGE AND INSURANCE REQUIRED ON THIS ITEM. Price reduced due to hitherto unnoticed damage described volume by volume as follows: Vol. 1: hinges tight, mild foxing; Vol. 2: hinges tight, mild foxing, tide markings edges first 20 pp, 1" x 6", front side of page; Vol. 3: hinges tight, 2 inch crack upper corner, front hinge, easily repaired; light foxing; Vol. 4: hinges tight, mild foxing; Vol. 5: hinges tight, mild foxing; Vol. 6: hinges tight, mild foxing; Vol. 7: hinges tight, frontis & title page the worst, water damage within crease of all pages, C-; Vol. 8: hinges tight, light foxing, some tide marks, C+; Vol. 9: hinges tight, medium foxing, no water damage; Vol. 10: hinges tight, some water damage, tide marks, all dry Language: eng [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HISTORIA DE GIL BLAS DE SANTILLANA

      - Historia de Gil Blas de Santillana. Rica edición en 4º mayor, adornada con 600 láminas repartidas en el contexto.- Barcelona, A. Bergnes, 1840-1841; 2 tomos en 4º holandesa, 1º, 524 pp. 2º, 2 h. De la página 525 a 1034 pp. 1 h. Seguido de los dos textos: Juan Antonio Llorente.- Observaciones críticas sobre el romance de Gil Blas de Santillana en el cual se hace ver que M. Lesage lo desmembró del de El Bachiller de Salamanca, entonces manuscrito español inédito y se satisface a todos los argumentos contrarios publicados por el Conde de Neufchâteau. Espléndida edición de la célebre novela, adornada con una gran número de preciosos dibujos por Gigoux, delicadas viñetas y atractivas capitulares. Con los interesantes textos añadidos al final del segundo vol., en los que Llorente discute con el Conde de Neufchateau el origen español de la obra. Palau 136349.

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        Möhra (Moorgrund). - Lutherhaus. - Ens. - "Das Stammhaus Dr. Martin Luther zu Möhra".

      . Historische Ortsansicht. Lithografie / Kreidelithografie, alt koloriert, um 1840. Von Carl Ens, nach Johann Georg Rottmann. 29,2 x 39,8 cm (Darstellung / ohne Schmuckrahmen) / 43,5 x 57,5 cm (Blatt). Links unterhalb der Darstellung signiert: "Lith. von C. Ens." Mittig betitelt. Verso Doubletten-Stempel der Veste Coburg. - Nicht die später bei Creuzbauer in Karlsruhe verlegte Farblithografie desselben Formats von Karl Lindemann-Frommel, die überdies einige Abweichungen von der Vorlage Rottmanns zeigt. Auch nicht identisch mit der Tonlithografie von Theodor Rothbarth, die bei Buchner in Nürnberg erschien. - Frühes seltenes Blatt! - Blatt kaum merklich lichtrandig und im Randbereich schwach stockfleckig. Verso Reste vormaliger Montierung. Sonst aber guter bis sehr guter Erhaltungszustand. Carl Ens (1802 Lauscha - 1865 Lauscha). Auch Karl Ens. Deutscher Porzellan- und Ölmaler, Lithograf und Zeichner. Er begann bereits mit 11 Jahren als Pfeifenkopfmaler. Nach vorübergehender Tätigkeit in der Heubachschen Werkstatt für Porzellanmalerei in Lauscha, siedelte er um 1830 nach Offenbach über, um für eine dortige Steindruckerei zu arbeiten. Später begründete er eine eigene Steindruckerei in Lauscha. Die auf seine Erfindung zurückgehenden Lithografien, vorwiegend humoristisch gehaltene Genreszenen aus dem Jäger-, Köhler-, Hirten- und Bauernleben des Thüringer Waldes, fanden in ganz Deutschland und selbst im Ausland weite Verbreitung. Johann Georg Rottmann (Anfang 19. Jh.). Deutscher Zeichner und Verleger in Gotha. Eine nach seiner Zeichnung von Straubel lithografierte Ansicht von Schloß zu Herbstleben im Museum für Regionalgeschichte und Volkskunde Gotha..

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        Rare complete Volume I No. 1 of ?The Extra Log Cabin? newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison?s Whig candidacy for President

      Original Newspaper, ?The Extra Log Cabin,? eight pages, 15.5? x 21?. Volume I. Extra No. 1. Saturday, September 12, 1840. Published ?By H. Greeley & Co.? On cotton rag paper. Frayed at edges, foxing, soiled, worn at folds, minor tears. ?Baxter? penned in ink at upper right. Complete newspaper. Good condition.An engraved bust portrait and facsimile autograph of William H. Harrison appears in the upper left of the front page in a 5.75? x 5? box. Both sides of the gold medal struck in 1818 for Harrison?s ?gallantry and good conduct in defeating the combined British and Indian forces? in the War of 1812 are depicted on page two. Engravings of ?Old Fort Defiance,? ?Gen. Wayne?s Camp of the Maumee,? ?Plan of the Battle of Tippecanoe,? ?Old Fort Meigs,? and ?Battle of the Thames? appear on succeeding pages. Over thirty articles about Harrison are published. Many refute charges by Democrat Van Buren?s supporters. Titles include: ?Sland

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