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        Rapporto e memoria sui ponti pensili di L. Navier Ingegnere in capo nel Corpo Reale de’ ponti e strade di Francia, membro dell’Istituto Ufficiale della Legion d’Onore. Versione italiana con note ed aggiunte per cura dell'ingegnere G. C.[orti]. Parte prima [-seconda]. Milano: presso Angelo Monti,1840.

      - Quattro parti in due voll. in-4° picc., pp. 158 + errata + pp. 110 (2) + errata + pp. 70 (2) con 150 figg. lit. in nero su 16 tavv. rip. in fine. Leg. post. mz. pelle a fascia stretta con tit. e fregi tip. oro impressi al ds., fregi. tip. impressi a secco al ds., piatti in carta telata marrone scuro a fleurons in rilievo, sguardie in carta grigia, bross. orig. non conservate. Fioriture in un esemplare ad ampi margini, p. 75 della pt. 2 numerata come 57. Collana "Scelta biblioteca dell’ingegnere civile" diretta da Giuseppe Cadolini, vol. 19. Si tratta della traduzione italiana dell’opera intitolata Rapport à Monsieur Becquey, conseiller d’Etat, directeur général des ponts et chaussées et des mines; et Mémoire sur les ponts suspendus; par M. Navier pubblicata a Parigi nel 1823. Negli Annali di fisica, chimica e matematiche, I-II, p. 84 si legge: «I tre volumi di Navier, che qui annunciamo, formano il tomo XIX di quella raccolta intitolata ‘Biblioteca scelta dell’ingegner civile’. La traduzione è fatta da un dotto nostro ingegnere, il sig. Giovanni Corti, e corredata di parecchie note ed aggiunte: talché l’edizione italiana acquista un maggiore pregio in confronto dell’originale francese, perché tanto le note che le aggiunte sono interessanti sotto ogni rapporto. [ ] Quanto sia benemerito dell’Italia il sig. Corti per avere presentata tradotta nella nostra lingua l’opera di Navier con tante utili aggiunte, e con parecchie note a dilucidazione del testo, ciascuno lo comprende dalla semplice indicazione che abbiamo data». ICCU segnala la presenza di questa edizione in 2 sole biblioteche italiane: Biblioteca centrale G.P. Doré della Facoltà di ingegneria dell' Università degli studi di Bologna e Biblioteca comunale Roberto Ardigò di Mantova. Available on request description in English / La description des livres en français est à disposition sur demande / Se envían descripciones de libros a pedida. Lancellotti

      [Bookseller: Libreria La Fenice di Pietro Freggio]
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        LIVRE D'HEURES OU OFFICES DE L'EGLISE, ILLUSTRES D'APRES LES MANUSCRITS DE LA BIBLIOTHEQUE DU ROI, PUBLIES SOUS LA DIRECTION DE L'ABBE DES BILLIERS, CHANOINE HONORAIRE DE LANGRES. PARIS. GUILBERT. SANS DATE. (VERS 1840).

      - IN-8 (14 X 20 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE (16) + 92 ET (6) PAGES, RELIURE D'EPOQUE PLEIN MAROQUIN JANSENISTE BRUN, DOS A CINQ NERFS, TITRE A FROID, PLATS ENCADRES D'UN FILET A FROID, LARGE DENTELLE INTERIEURE DOREE, DOUBLE FILET DORE SUR COUPES, TRANCHES DOREES SUR MARBRURE. ILLUSTRE DE 3 PLANCHES HORS TEXTE. TEXTE EN CARACTERES GOTHIQUES AVEC ENCADREMENT A CHAQUE PAGE. BELLE REPRODUCTION EN COULEURS D'UN MANUSCRIT ENLUMINE, AVEC MARGES, LETTRINES, PEINTURES ET REHAUTS D'OR, PAR MLLE A. GUILBERT. EXEMPLAIRE PARAISSANT LEGEREMENT DIFFERENT DE CELUI DECRIT PAR VICAIRE, EDITE EN 1843 AVEC MENTION DE L'ILLUSTRATRICE DANS LE TITRE. (VICAIRE. V. 338-339). MENTION MANUSCRITE AU CRAYON : "FONTAINE 1874" (UN EXEMPLAIRE A ETE EFFECTIVEMENT VENDU SOUS LE NUMERO 1064 DANS LA VENTE FONTAINE EN 1874). PETITES TRACES DE FROTTEMENT SUR 2 COINS, SINON TRES BEL EXEMPLAIRE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Château de Capens]
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        Map of Egypt [With Inset] Supplement to the Map of Egypt or Course of the Nile from Essouan to the Confines of Dongola.

      J. Arrowsmith, London 1840 - London: J. Arrowsmith, 1840. A very large outline hand coloured copper engraved map ca. 130x76 cm (51x30 in). The map is dissected into 40 sections and backed on linen. The map is in very good condition. "This extremely detailed map of the course of the Nile was produced by William Martin Leake, a leading British authority on the topography of the region. In March 1802, Leake was employed to make a general survey of Egypt together with W.R. Hamilton and Charles Hayes. On his return to England, his ship sank and all Leake's valuable notes on the Egyptian survey perished. His chart was subsequently published in 1818 after his retirement, incorporating additional material from Sir Alexander Bryce, M. Nouet, and others. The map provides extensive information on the Nile, ancient ruins, the Suez Canal, roads and railways, and is filled with voluminous notations. It extends south to Aswan, and beyond in an inset, as far as Dongola" (Old World Auctions). "A journey through Asia Minor in 1800 to join the British fleet at Cyprus inspired [Leake] with an interest in antiquarian topography. In 1801, after travelling across the desert with the Turkish army to Egypt, he was, on the expulsion of the French, employed in surveying the valley of the Nile as far as the cataracts; but having sailed with the ship engaged to convey the Elgin marbles from Athens to England, he lost all his maps and observations when the vessel foundered off Cerigo in Greece. Shortly after his arrival in England he was sent out to survey the coast of Albania and the Morea, with the view of assisting the Turks against attacks of the French from Italy, and of this he took advantage to form a valuable collection of coins and inscriptions and to explore ancient sites. In 1807, war having broken out between Turkey and England, he was made prisoner at Salonica; but, obtaining his release the same year, he was sent on a diplomatic mission to Ali Pasha of Ioannina, whose confidence he completely won, and with whom he remained for more than a year as British representative. In 1810 he was granted a yearly sum of £600 for his services in Turkey. In 1815 he retired from the army, in which he held the rank of colonel, devoting the remainder of his life to topographical and antiquarian studies. He was admitted a Fellow of the Royal Society on 13 April 1815. He died at Brighton on the 6 January 1860. The marbles collected by him in Greece were presented to the British Museum; his bronzes, vases, gems and coins were purchased by the University of Cambridge after his death, and are now in the Fitzwilliam Museum. He was also elected a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, received the honorary DCL at Oxford (1816), and was a member of the Berlin Academy of Sciences and correspondent of the Institute of France" (Wikipedia); Tooley K-P, p.104.

      [Bookseller: The Wayfarer's Bookshop, ABAC/ILAB/PBFA]
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        TRAITE DE LA POSSESSION D'APRES LES PRINCIPES DU DROIT ROMAIN

      SOCIETE BELGE DE LIBRAIRIE 1840 - RO30064664: 463 pages. Titre, auteur dorés sur le dos cuir marron. Manque sur le dos. Petites épidermures. Traduit de l'allemand (sur la 6° édition) par Jules Beving. Notions de la possession, acquisition de la possession, Perte de la possession, des interdits, de la juris quasi possessio, modification qu'a subies le droit romain. In-12 Relié demi-cuir. Etat passable. Couv. convenable. Dos abîmé. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 340-Droit [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        VUE de VIETRI.

      1840 ca. 1840 - Disegno a matita. Cm.25x34 su foglio riportato. Artistica veduta della cittadina racchiusa tra i monti ed il mare dominata dalla Torre Saracena. Le case, la folta vegetazione, il declinare delle terrazze montane rese con efficace e sicuro tratto. In primissimo piano alcuni personaggi assisi ad ammirare la fuga dei monti della Costiera Amalfitana.

      [Bookseller: CASELLA STUDIO BIBLIOGRAFICO ALAI-ILAB]
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        Wallis?Äôs Guide for Strangers through London.

      Published by E. Wallis, 42, Skinner Street, [c.1840]., [London], - The first steam railway to have a terminus in the capital 540 by 750mm (21.25 by 29.5 inches). Engraved plan, fine original hand-colour, alphabetical list of streets below, old folds reinforced, some with minor loss. Howgego 301 (intermediate state between 8 and 9). Wallis's Guide for Strangers was a popular map, printed in numerous editions between 1813 and 1843. This edition shows the London and Greenwich Railway, opened between 1836 and 1838, which terminated at London Bridge, and was the first steam railway to have a terminus in the capital. Also shown is the London and Blackwall line, opened on July 6, 1840. This terminates at Minories on the current map, but was extended to Fenchurch Street in 1841. The London and Birmingham Railway was the first intercity line to be built into London. It terminates at Euston Station, which on this map is named as the Birmingham Railway Depot, and ran from 1833 to 1846, when it became part of the London and North Western Railway Line. Lastly is the Eastern Counties Railway, opened June 20, 1839. In July of 1840, it was extended to run from Shoreditch, as shown on this map, to Brentwood.In addition to selling maps and charts, Edward Wallis, with his father John, was the most prolific publisher of educational board games. His father was the inventor of the jigsaw puzzle. Although not dated, the plan can be dated to 1840 due to the Eastern Counties Railway to Shoreditch (1840), and London & Blackwall to Minories (1840). This would place it between states (8) and (9) in Howgego.Scale: 6 inches to one statute mile.

      [Bookseller: Daniel Crouch Rare Books LLP]
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        Master Humphrey's Clock: Master Humphrey's Clock, The Old Curiosity Shop and Barnaby Rudge (Three volume set)

      Chapman & Hall 1840-1841 - VGC.Chapman and Hall.Three volumes.Vol I (MDCCCXL,1840), Vol II & Vol III (MDCCCXLI,1841).First impression of the first edition of the original parts of Charles Dickens's famous work 'Master Humphrey's Clock.Master Humphrey's Clock, The Old Curiosity Shop and Barnaby Rudge.The highly rare 'Time' plate present to Volume II (in place of the title page and vignette). Large format hardbacks bound in buckram over cloth boards,with gilt edges to the spines(a couple of small nicks and dent on the edges of the covers and spines) in VGC, no Dj cover as issued.Illustrated with b/w plates.Illustrations by George Cattermole and Hablot Browne(Phiz).Nice and clean pages but tainted on the outer edges,some foxing marks,creases,nicks and ink marks on the edges of the pages,small tear on the edge of page 241 in vol II,previous owner's name and date written inside the front endpapers for all 3 volumes,small bookshop sticker inside the edge of the front covers,name written on the edges of the title page in vol I & III.The 3 volume set is in VGC for its age with light shelf wear.1038pp including Preface.A collectable and scarce three volume set.Heavy books(approx 2.8 Kg).Photos available on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Alpha 2 Omega Books BA]
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        MASTER HUMPHREY'S CLOCK Comprising The Old Curiosity Shop and Barnaby Rudge

      Chapman & Hall /1841 1840 - First edition. Three volumes. Original dark brown ribbed cloth with gilt clock vignettes on each volume and ornate floral border in blind, gilt titles and decoration on the spine. Endpapers and all edges marbled, neat book plates on endpapers. A near fine set, with all hinges perfect and bright gilt to all volumes. Slight fading to the rear of volume one and the occasional mark to boards. Internally very fresh, one section a little proud. An unusually bright example. Illustrated throughout by George Cattermole and Halbot Browne. Made up of the two novels, The Old Curiosity Shop and Barnaby Rudge, the individual volumes of which were made up of the unsold sheets from this book. Smith 6 PROVENANCE: Earls of Rosebery (Rosebery bookplate to front pastedown) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        Gesamtans., üb. d. Lahn, "Vue de Nassau. Ansicht von Nassau.".

      . Aquatinta v. R. Bodmer n. C. Bodmer, um 1840, 29 x 41,5. Dek. Ansicht mit hüb. Vordergrundsstaff. ( Bauern bei der Heuernte), rechts die Burg Stein.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        O paraiso perdido. Epopea de ?.

      Lisbon, Typ. de J.M.R. e Castro, 1840. - Lithographic portrait of Milton, (4 leaves), xv, (1), 249 pp.; lithographic portrait of Lima Leitão, (2 leaves), [251]?534 pp., (1 leaf with list of subscribers). 2 volumes in 1.@ 8°, presentation binding from the translator to the dedicatee, Dom Fernando II, King of Portugal, of dark blue calf, back richly gilt in romantic style, covers with four concentric ruled gilt borders, other gilt tooling at corners, top, bottom and sides, "A SUA MAJESTADE // O REI" lettered in gilt at center of front cover, "@[small caps]o traductor" lettered in gilt at lower right hand corner of inner compartment, stamped (by binder?) in tiny gilt letters"@[small caps]"c. delangle" at foot of spine (some wear to corners, slight rubbing at head of spine), decorated endpapers, inner dentelles gilt, all edges gilt. Some foxing to first portrait; the binding in fine condition; overall in very fine condition. The dedication copy, in a presentation binding from the translator, António José de Lima Leitão, to the dedicatee, Dom Fernando II, King of Portugal. Armorial bookplate of Miguel [Braga Leite] de Faria (see Avelar Duarte, @Ex-libris portugueses heráldicos, 1150). 2 volumes in 1.@ ---- FIRST EDITION of the third translation into Portuguese of Milton's @Paradise Lost, usually judged a more successful effort than the previous attempts. The translator, Lima Leitão (1787-1856), was born in Lagos (Algarve). He became a physician and served with both the French and Portuguese armies before moving to Brazil. In 1816 he was sent from Rio de Janeiro to Mozambique, where he acted as @physico mór; from there he traveled in 1819 to India, to serve as Intendente de Agricultura. Lima Leitão also taught medicine in Lisbon, and served twice in the Cortes. He published numerous works on medicine and politics, and several of poetry, both his own, as well as translations of Horace, Virgil, and Racine. ---- Innocêncio I, 171 (giving an incomplete collation). Ameal 1538 (the present copy). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Richard C. Ramer Old and Rare Books]
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        NOUVEL ALBUM DES AMATEURS. Destiné à l’étude du paysage d’après nature, faisant suite aux albums portatifs.

      - Paris, chez l’Auteur, sd (environ 1840). In-8 broché, couverture imprimée, (ft+t+VIII+1f+t+40pl.). Peintre et lithographe de grand talent Champin est également l’auteur de l’un des plus beaux livres illustrés sur le Dauphiné. Texte de présentation de Champin lui-même suivi de 40 FINES ILLUSTRATIONS reproduites en LITHOGRAPHIE: essentiellement des paysages ou sites de France (Villers-Cotterets, Bry sur Marne, bois de Meudon, Grande-Chartreuse, Sassenage, bords du Guyer mort, bords de l’Isère, Mont-Saint-Michel, Valence, Montargis, Compiègne, Nantua, golf de Gênes, etc.), mais également des vues pour l’étude. Envoi de l’auteur.Rousseurs liées à la période mais qui n’altèrent pas trop les planches; une mouillure claire dans la marge sur un tiers de l’ouvrage. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: LA BOUQUINERIE]
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        JOURNAL DES AVOUES, 33 VOLUMES, 1825-1840 (INCOMPLET)

      Journal des Avoués - Imprimerie Hippolyte Tilliard, Paris 1840 - RO40153640: 33 volumes. Titre, tomaison, caissons, roulettes, et filets dorés sur les dos. Reliures signées (J. Chesneau). Tomes 27-28 et 50-51 manquants. 22 volumes contenant 2 tomes chacun. Quelques mors fendus. Du tome 1-2 (1825) au tome 58-59 (1840). Journan des Avoués, Ou Recueil général des lois, ordonnances royales, décisions du Conseil d'Etat et des ministres, arrêts de la cour de cassation et des cours royales sur des matières de procédur civile, criminelle ou commerciale. Nouvelle édition. In-12 Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos frotté. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 348-Lois, règlement, jurisprudence [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Pictorial Flora; or, British Botany Delineated, in 1500 lithopgraphic drawings of all the species of flowering plants indigenous to Great Britain, illustrating the descriptive works on English botany by Sir J.E. Smith, Lindley, Hooker, Withering, and other authors. By Miss Jackson.

      London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1840. - This exhaustive work was designed to be portable and inexpensive enough to be within the means of young people. Little is known of the author, who was from Litchfield, though Desmond's Dictionary of British and Irish Botanists and Horticulturists states that she was probably the daughter of John Jackson (fl. 1740s-1790s), who with Erasmus Darwin and Sir Brooke Boothby formed the Botanical Society at Lichfield. She is also likely related to Maria Elizabetha Jackson (1755-1829), friend of Maria Edgeworth and author of Botanical Lectures (1804), Sketches of the Physiology of Vegetable Life (1811), and The Florist's Manual (1822), who is often erroneously cited as the author of this work. Octavo. iv, 42 pp. plus 131 lithographed plates, mostly with twelve figures to a page. Also with an appendix, including about 300 extra figures. Contemporary green vellum, gilt burgundy spine label, metal clasp and catch. Binding has a few light spots, light foxing throughout. Still, a very good copy. First edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson Books, A.B.A.A.]
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        Cours d'esthétique

      André, Hachette, Joubert et Grimblot, Raybois 1840 - - André, Hachette, Joubert et Grimblot, Raybois, Paris et Nancy 1840-1852, 14,5x23cm, 5 volumes brochés. - Edition originale de la traduction française. Dos du second tome manquant, une déchirure avec manque au second plat de ce tome, quelques petits manques en tête et en pied du dos des autres tomes, petits manques au premier plat du troisième tome. Intérieur très frais malgré quelques rousseurs. Parue seulement 2 ans après l'originale à Berlin, cette première édition française traduite par Charles Bénard reçut tout d'abord un écho limité avant de devenir un des fondements de la philosophie moderne de l'art. Très rare avec ses couvertures. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        El Campo y la Corte de Don Carlos. Narración histórica de los sucesos acaecidos en las provincias del Norte desde el momento en que Maroto tomó el mando del ejército carlista hasta la entrada de D. Carlos en Francia, acompañada de documentos justificativos y notas aclaratorias. Tercera impresión. Adicionada con el Convenio de Vergara y otros documentos relativos a la pacificación de las provincias vascongadas, y correspondencia entre lord Palmerston y los agentes británicos, presentados por el gobierno inglés cerca del cuartel general del Duque de la Victoria, al parlamento en el mes de marzo último, con varios datos curiosos para la historia contemporánea.

      - M., Boix, 1840, 15 x 10’5 cm., hol. piel, XXVIII – 215 págs. – (Nueva portada: Convenio de Vergara. M., 1840:) 114 págs. (Ejemplar sin anteportada). CARLISMO

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Antonio Mateos]
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        Aventures De Robinson Crusoe. Traduction Nouvelle. Edition Illustrée Par Granville.

      H. Fournier, Paris 1840 - Percaline verte, façon chagrin sur les plats. Dos lisse en cuir vert. Les plats sont encadrés d'un double filet doré et sont décorés d'une belle plaque dorée à décor romantique. Les coupes enrichies d'un pointillé doré quasiment disparu sur les coupes sup.? Belle roulette intérieure. Le dos, sobre, porte le titre en grandes lettres dorées et est orné d'un double filet doré haut et bas, toutes tranches dorées. 610 pp., frontispice sur chine gravé sur bois par Bréviaire, d'après Granville et Francois. Le texte est enrichi de nombreuses illust. d'après Granville ou Francois (paysages), en premier tirage. Ce livre présente une particularité excitante: Il porte un ex-dono de son amie P. T. à Annie Gamlen, suggérant que le livre a été écrit dans la maison de son père!!! Messieurs les amateurs de recherches difficiles, trouveront là un os à ronger. Très peu de rousseurs claires, bel exemplaire. Voir photos. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Historia General del Reino de Mallorca, escrita por los cronistas D. Juan Dameto, D. Vicente Mut, y D. Gerónimo Alemany. Segunda edición corregida e ilustrada con abundantes notas y documentos, y continuada hasta nuestro dias por Miguel Moragues y Joaquín Maria Bover.

      Imprenta Nacional a cargo de Juan Guasp y Pascual,, Palma, 1840 - Primera edición de la colección de crónicas del reyno de Mallorca. Los eruditos e historiadores Miguel Moragues y Joaquín María Bover trabajaron arduamente para configurar una sola história de las Baleares a partir de las crónicas existentes, y la mejoraron incluyendo numerosas notas que hacen de esta edición la mejor de las antiguas. 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. I: Frontis litografiado, XXXVIII páginas, 1 hoja, 547 páginas, 2 hojas. 7 láminas litográficas. II: Frontis litográfico a dos tintas y oro, 2 hojas, páginas de la 550 a 1306. 3 hojas. 6 láminas. III: Frontis litográfico como el anterior, XXIII-730 páginas, 1 hoja. 18 láminas litográficas. Encuadernación de la época en Holandesa media piel con filetes dorados en el lomo. Ejemplar en muy buen estado de conservación. 22x15,5 cm. Palau 68213, en: Dameto, Juan. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Llibreria Antiquària Delstres]
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        Chamonix (senza titolo)

      1840 ca., Monte Bianco 1840 - Veduta della cittadina di Chamounix, sullo sfondo il Bianco ed il ghiacciaio del Bosson. Finemente colorata alla gouache. mm 178x275

      [Bookseller: Sergio Trippini]
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        Parallele des principaux theatres modernes de l'Europe et des machines theatrales francaises, allemandes et anglaises. Dedie au Roi. Premiere (et Deuxieme) Partie. Mit lithogr. Widmungsblatt u. 120 gest. Tafeln. Paris, Selbstverlag, [1840]-1842. Groß-Folio (62,2 x 45,0 cm). 2 Bl. Lose in Halbleinwandmappe d. Zt.

      . . Zwischen 1840 u. 1842 in zwölf Lieferungen zu je zehn Blatt erschienen. - Teil 1 mit 80 Tafeln stellt die Theater mit Plänen, Schnitten u. Ansichten unter architektonischen Gesichtspunkten vor (meist 3-4 Tafeln pro Theater): Berlin (Neues Theater, Oper), Bordeaux, Darmstadt (Neues Theater), Genua, Hamburg (Neues Theater von Schinkel/Wimmel), Kopenhagen, London (Theatre de La Reine, Drury Lane, Covent Garden), Lyon, Mailand (Scala), Mainz (Neues Theater), Marseille, München (Kgl. Theater von Klenze), Neapel, Paris (Acad. Royale de Musique, de la Renaissance, Opera Comique), St. Petersburg (Theatre Alexandre, Grand Theatre Imperial), Strasbourg, Turin, Versailles (Opera) u. Wien (Oper). Teil 2 behandelt die Theatermaschinen u. die technische Ausrüstung gegliedert nach französischem (21 Taf.), englischem (14) u. deutschem (5) System. - Alle Tafeln mit Stempel von Contant - "Architecte et Machiniste en Chef de l'Academie Royale de Musique", der heutigen "Opera National de Paris". 1860 erschien eine Neuauflage mit Text von J. de Fillipi. UCBA S. 324. - Kunstbibliothek von Lindenau 1C 50. - Tafel 72 falsch als 27 nummeriert. - Gelenke der Mappe eingerissen u. brüchig. Etwas gebräunt u. stockfleckig, einige kleine Wasserränder u. Wurmspuren. Ränder angestaubt u. teilweise etwas eingerissen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Meinhard Knigge]
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        TA., Marmorpalais, "Das Marmorpalais im neuen Garten".

      . gouachierte Lithographie m. Tonplatte n. X. Sandmann ( gedr. b. J. Rauh ) b. Janke in Potsdam, um 1840, 32 x 44. Nicht bei Giersberg/Schendel und Drescher/Kroll.. Malerische Ansicht bei Mondschein, rechts eine Bockmühle. Blick von der Berliner Vorstadt über den "Heiliger See" zum Marmorpalais, links im Hintergrund das Belvedere auf dem Pfingstberg.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        TA., Stadtschloß m. Paradeplatz, i. Hgr. links die Nikolaikirche, "Das königliche Schloss in Potsdam".

      . kol. Lithographie v. u. n. X. Sandmann b. Janke in Potsdam, um 1840, 30 x 44,5. Blick auf den Paradeplatz mit Truppenparade. Bildmittig das Stadtschloß, links dahinter die Nikolaikirche und der Turm des Rathauses. - Die Ansicht ist allseitig bis zur Bildkante beschnitten.

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        Die St. Petri-Pauli-Kirche zu Nikolskoe.

      . Lithographie m. Tonplatte n. u. n. Sandmann ( Druck J. Rauh in Wien ) b. Janke in Potsdam, um 1840, 30 x 44,5. Sehr seltene, großformatige Lithographie. Der Betrachter steht etwas oberhalb der Kirche und blickt auf die Havel, Mittig die Pfaueninsel, im Hintergrund Sacrow.

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        Terriers Rabbiting

      Great Britain: George Armfield, 1840. GEORGE ARMFIELD'S TERRIERS RABBITING: AN EXCELLENT EXAMPLE OF NINETEENTH-CENTURY ANIMAL PAINTING Oil on canvas; canvas size: 28" x 36" Signed lower center: "Geo. Armfield" Ca. 1840 The genre of animal painting reached its height in Britain, during the nineteenth century, under the reign of Queen Victoria. The monarch and her family were enthusiastic proponents of the country life and during the years of mourning after the death of Prince Albert, Victoria often retreated to Balmoral Castle, located at the heart of the Scottish Highland Mountains. The Prince of Wales, later to become Edward VII, had a passion for country sports while his mother adored the company and companionship of her domestic animals. Painters such as Edwin Landseer, who specialized in such subject matter, found willing patronage from the royal family and the genre became popular amongst the wider public. . Book.

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        Master Humphrey's Clock: The Old Curiosity Shop and Barnaby Rudge (Two volume set)

      London Chapman and Hall 1840 - Two volumes, large 8vo., bound in half calf, raised bands to spine with gilt lettering and decorations, marbled boards, edges and endpapers; Vol I: [iv] + 228pp, Vol II: [vi] + 426pp, both Vols with b/w frontis plus text illus throughout. Some rubbing to boards, edges a little scuffed, inner hinges stretched, Vol II title page becoming detached. Overall a Good set. NOTE: Heavy Set (2.4 kg+: postage outside the UK might incur a surcharge). **To see a scan of this set please visit our Home page ** The shop is open 7 days a week. Over 20,000 books in stock - come and browse. PayPal, credit and (UK) debit cards welcome. Books posted worldwide. For any queries please contact us direct. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        James K. Polk\'s personal copy of an 1840 Washington newspaper reporting the <I>\"Invasion of Texas\"</I> ? Four years later he successfully ran for President on an annexation platform which led to Texas statehood and the Mexican War

      James K. Polk\'s copy of the complete Tuesday, April 28, 1840 edition of Washington\'s \"National Intelligencer,\" four pages, 18\" x 23\", front and verso. Volume XLI, No. 5861, of the primary source of news in the nation\'s capital from 1800-1867. Handwritten in ink in an unknown hand at the upper right edge \"Gov JK Polk\". Polk had represented Tennessee in the House of Representatives from 1825-1839 (Speaker of the House, 1835-1839) and continued receiving his Washington newspaper when he moved to the state capital in Nashville to serve as Governor of Tennessee (1839-1841). The cost of a subscription, printed in the upper left of page one, was \"Daily paper ?" for a year - - $10.\" The lead story in the first column is headed \"Important From Texas,\" beginning, \"The Southern mail of yesterday brought us the following news from Texas, which has, to say the least of it, a very squally aspect.\" The news is entitled \"Invasion of Texas\" and reports about the victory of Mexican Centralist troops under

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        Panoramaansicht, "Roma".

      . altgouachierte Aquatinta ( anonym ), um 1840, 20 x 51,5. Prachtvolles, gouachiertes Aquatintapanorama. Blick auf Rom. Links der Vatikan, mittig die Engelsburg.

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        Speech of Sir William Molesworth, Bart. On Transportation

      London: H. Hooper, 1840. Slim octavo, 76 pp., title-page a little worn; very good in modern red half morocco, from the Webster collection with his small stamp on the rear endpaper, bound without final blank noted by Ferguson. Mutiny, corruption and violence in Australian prisons. An important early speech to the House of Commons by the British MP and parliamentary reformer Sir William Molesworth, summarising and presenting his work on the Select Committee on Transportation to Parliament for the first time. Molesworth (1810-1855) had chaired the Select Committee on Transportation, which had published its important report only two years earlier in 1838. The report had particularly focussed on the growing discontent from free settlers in Australia, as well as investigating Norfolk Island and Port Arthur, and here the report&#39;s author presents a succinct overview of his findings.

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        Historia general del Reino de Mallorca escrita por los cronistas D. Juan Dameto, D. Vicente Mut y D. Geronimo Alemany. Segunda edicion corregida e illustrada con abundantes notas y documentos, y continuada hasta nuestros dias por el D. D. Miguel Moragues Pro y D. Joaquin Maria Bover,

      Palma, Juan Guasp y Pascual, 1840-41.. 2. Auflage. 3 Bände. XXXVIII, 1 Bl., 547 S., 2 Bl. (Inhaltsverzeichnis); S. 548-1306, 2 Bl. (Inhaltsverzeichnis); XXIII, 730 S., 1 Bl. (Übersicht der Tafeln in Bd. 3). Mit 3 illustrierten Titelblättern (davon 2 farbig lithographiert) und 31 (teils kolorierten) lithographischen Tafeln sowie diversen Textvignetten, 8°, Halblederbände der Zeit mit Rückengoldprägungen.. Palau 68213. Die Rücken teils beschabt, mit leichteren Stauchspuren, die Goldprägungen vereinzelt etwas verblasst, bei 2 Bänden an den Deckelrändern etwas oxidiert. Innen durchgehend gebräunt, teils auch fingerfleckig, die Tafeln meist etwas stockfleckig und einige mit etwas grösseren Wasserändern, die Seiten leichter wellig. Kleine kerbformatige Ausschnitte auf allen 3 Titelblättern unterhalb der Verlagsangabe, ohne Textverlust. - In Spanisch. - Die Lithographien zeigen einen Plan von Palma, Portrats, Ansichten und historische Szenen sowie eine Folterszene.

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        "Uslar im Solling". Gesamtansicht von einer Anhöhe, links Kapelle, rechts Burgruine.

      . Kolorierte Lithographie von E. Ritmüller in Göttingen, um 1840, 45 x 66 cm.. Prachtvolle Lithographie mit interessanter Staffage: links wird ein erlegter Hirsch auf einem Ochsen- und Pferdegespann transportiert, ein Jäger mit Gewehr und Hund folgt. Mittig auf einer Bank ein Herr mit seinem ruhenden Hund und rechts, über einem Bachlauf, zwei biedermeierlich gekleidete Damen. - Im Himmel sorgfältig restaurierter Einriss, der von vorne kaum mehr zu sehen ist. Sehr feines Kolorit. Kapitalblatt in einem für die Größe guten Zustand.

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        Pl. 99 Connecticut Wood Warbler 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 and framed in silk/gold leaf- 1/2 inch neoclassical frame. . Fine condition with bright original hand-coloring/&#11;. 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. &#11;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.&#11;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. &#11;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. &#11;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. &#11;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. &#11;(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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        Costumes of British Ladies from the time of William the 1st to the reign of Queen Victoria

      Dickenson & Son, London - N.d., circa 1840. Folio, 48 hand-colored lithographed plates, some heightened in gilt, all mounted on card, as originally issued. Each accompanied by brief caption relating to authorities upon which illustration was based, and this caption is on separate leaf's verso, and there is a tissue guard sheet between this and the related plate. Title page with lovely hand-colored floral border. Followed by list of subscribers, which contains 171 names, and this must surely have been the extent of the entire issue since copies are extremely scarce. (Obviously the book has been mined many times as a breaker for plates.) The original gutta percha binding has been replaced with a sewn casing that is far more durable. Modern green full morocco and marbled endpapers. Gilt edges. Offsetting onto tissues. Small discreet library stamp on versos of plates -- otherwise no signs of ex-library whatsoever. Very occasional light fox marks.

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        Speilvendt prospekt av Bergen.

      Berlin, . U. å. (ca. 1840). Folio. Billedflate . 36 cm X 29 cm. Originalt litografi med samtidig håndkolorering.. "Guckkastenbilder Nr. 17. Bei Winckelmann u. Söhne in Berlin". Et morsomt prospekt med båter for fulle seil inn på Vågen. Noe brunet i ytterkantene som følge av syreholdig bakkartong ved innrammingen

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        Displayable letter of Wordsworth, who helped launch the Romantic Age in English literature, signed shortly before Queen Victoria appointed him Poet Laureate

      Manuscript Letter Signed \"Wm Wordsworth,\" 1p, 4.5\" x 7.5\". Rydal Mount [Rydal, England], September 9, 1840. Unnamed recipient. Fine condition.In full, \"In reply to yr application for payment of a small debt to the estate of Henry Harrison, I have to inform you that the money was sent to a friend in London to discharge it on the 26 of Feby last - & I am at a loss to account, under these circumstances, for its remaining on the Bankrupt\'s books. I will however lose no time in making inquiry of the fr[ien]d to when the money was paid over, who will no doubt attend to the matter.\"Appointed Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom by Queen Victoria in 1843, Wordsworth served until his death in 1850.

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        The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth. A New Edition in Six Volumes. 1840. Full leather signed binding from Zaehnsdorf.

      London, Edward Moxon, 1840.. Kl.-8°, Ledereinband. Full leather bindings. Bound in tan straight-grain morocco by Zaehnsdorf. Marbled endpapers, gilt top-edge. Shelf wear and rubbing to leather, with a few dents and scuffs. Very good. Size: about 7 x 4.5 inches.

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        George Simon Winters wohlerfahrner Pferde-Arzt, : welcher gründlich lehrt wie man die Complexion der Pferde, ihre Natur und Alter erkennen, alle innerlichen und äusserlichen Krankheiten heisen, so wie auch wie man dieselben vor bevorstehenden Vebeln verwahren könne, nebst einigen höchst seltenen, fur junge Fohlen vielfach bewährt gefundenen Arzenei-Mitteln

      Philadelphia: Herausgegeben von Edmund Y. Schelly, 1840 - First American edition of Winter's compendium of equine medicine, Hippiater Expertus, originally published in Latin and German in 1678 and reprinted through the eighteenth century First American edition. Thick 8vo. 44 folded leaves of plates by Valentin Trichter. 839 pp. Publisher's mottled calf, spine label. Lacking clasps, some plates roughly folded, else fine

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        Pl. 385 Mallard (Males & Females) The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories

      Audubon J. J. & Chevalier J.B. 1840-44, New York & Philadelphia - 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's The Birds of America. Includes the text from Audubon's Ornithological Biography. The Royal Octavo Edition of The Birds of America represents John James Audubon'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'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'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'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's Great National Work. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1993. ) Fine condition with bright original hand-coloring

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