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        Le Cordonnier'.

      - altkolorierte Lithographie v. V. Janson n. C. Schultz aus Arts et Métiers b. L. Hachette in Paris, um 1840, 27,5 x 35,5 Zeigt eine Schuhmacherwerkstatt mit verschiedenen Arbeitsabläufen. - Dekorativ und selten!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Folge von 9 handkolorierten Lithographien mit Berufsdarstellungen in Affengestalt.

      Wohl Frankreich um 1840. - Sauber ausgeschnittene Illustrationen, doppelt auf Trägerpapier- und schönen blauen (einer grau) Trägerkartons aus Bütten montiert. Format ca. 11,5 x 10 cm bis 13,5 x 17 cm. Äußerst filligran und sauber an den Illustrationsrändern ausgeschnittene Figurenstaffagen, dann auf hochwertiges Velinpapier montiert, dieses auf geschmackvolle, geschöpfte Trägerkartons gesetzt, die Lithographien sorgfältig von Hand koloriert und partiell mit Gold gehöht. Reizende, unbetitelte und unsignierte Folge von Berufsdarstellungen. Gezeigt wird der Barbier, der Kofferträger, ein Bergmann, die Marktfrau, der Trödelhändler, ein Wasserträger, der Ausrufer, der Pizzabäcker und der Vogelhändler. Besonders reizvoll sind die kleineren Details in den Zeichnungen: so springen kleine kostümierte Äffchen durchs Bild, zerren an dem Schwanz eines sich den Bart stutzenden Affen, der von einem Barbier mit einem übergroßen Rasiermesser diesen schneiden läßt, ein schellenschlagender Affe auf dem Schwanz des in napoleonischer Kostümierung ausgestatteten Ausrufers etc.p.p. Reizende, unbetitelte und unsignierte Folge von Berufsdarstellungen. Gezeigt wird der Barbier, der Kofferträger, ein Bergmann, die Marktfrau, der Trödelhändler, ein Wasserträger, der Ausrufer, der Pizzabäcker und der Vogelhändler. Besonders reizvoll sind die kleineren Details in den Zeichnungen: so springen kleine kostümierte Äffchen durchs Bild, zerren an dem Schwanz eines sich den Bart stutzenden Affen, der von einem Barbier mit einem übergroßen Rasiermesser diesen schneiden läßt, ein schellenschlagender Affe auf dem Schwanz des in napoleonischer Kostümierung ausgestatteten Ausrufers etc.p.p. 1001 g

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Stefan Wulf]
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        Chapelier. - Hutmacher.'.

      - altkolorierte u. eiweißgehöhte Lithographie b. Fasoli & Ohlman in Strasbourg, um 1840, 18,5 x 25 Seltenes Blatt!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        La Tonte.'.

      - altkolorierte Lithographie v. F. Schmidt b. J. Jundt in Strasbourg, um 1840, 20 x 27 Zeigt die Schafschur. - Sehr selten!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Voyage en Arabie. Séjour dans le Hedjaz. - Campagne d'Assir

      - Louis Desessart, Paris 1840, 13,5x22cm, 2 volumes reliés. - Edition. Leganti pieno melanzane dolore, di nuovo liscia scoloriti e diluito decorati con arabeschi dorati romantici, reti teste dorate e le code delle ruote posteriori su copricapi d'oro, che incorniciano una dorata netta sui ornate arabeschi piatti romantici stampati freddi primi battuti nei loro centri di alloro foglie d'oro che circonda le parole d'oro "Pension membre Versailles", guardie e contreplats di carta fatta a mano, in marmo, testa bordo dorato e sezioni a piedi, tre angoli urtato, eleganti attacchi romantici del tempo. Foxing, scritto a mano con l'inchiostro da un precedente proprietario a capo di una guardia. La nostra copia è incompleta la sua carta.   - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliures en plein chagrin aubergine, dos lisses décolorés et éclaircis ornés d'arabesques romantiques dorées, filets dorés en têtes et en queues des dos, roulettes dorées sur les coiffes, encadrement d'un filet doré sur les plats ornementés d'arabesques romantiques estampées à froid, premiers plats frappés en leurs centres de feuilles de laurier dorées entourant la mention dorée "Pension Membré à Versailles", gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tranches marbrées, liserés dorés en tête et en pieds des coupes, trois coins émoussés, élégantes reliures romantiques de l'époque. Quelques rousseurs, mention manuscrite à  l'encre par un ancien propriétaire en tête d'une garde. Notre exemplaire est incomplet de sa carte.  

      [Bookseller: Librairie Feu Follet]
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        Baumgruppe bei Narni, um 1840.

      - Feder und Pinsel in Braun, über leichter Bleistiftskizze, auf chamoisfarbenem Bütten, links unten bezeichnet „Narni". 29,7:44,9 cm. – Verso: Weite Landschaft mit Bäumen und einem Höhenzug im Hintergrund. Feder in Schwarzbraun und Pinsel in Grau, über Bleistiftskizze, mit mehreren eigenhändigen Farbangaben innerhalb der Darstellung. – Rechte obere Ecke ergänzt, etwas fleckig und mit einigen winzigen Löchlein oben. Im Sommer 1840 arbeitet Bernhard Fries vor den Toren Roms und Umgebung: Perugia, Civita Castellana, Terracina, Tivoli, Subiaco, Olevano, im Sabiner- und Albanergebirge. Vgl.: Karl & Faber, München, Auktion vom 8.11.2013, Kat.-Nr. 334. Die hier beschriebene und abgebildete Zeichnung von Bernhard Fries ist von derselben Hand mit „Narni" bezeichnet wie die hier vorliegende und folgende mit „Nepi" bezeichnete. Darüber hinaus sind sie in der Größe nahezu identisch und auch thematisch und stilistisch eng verwandt.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Mémoires D'un Maitre D'armes

      Brussels: Meline, 1840. First Edition. Half-calf. Very good. 2 vols. 1st edition (published by Meline in 16mo.), preceded by a serialization in Revue de Paris, but preceding the other 1840 Brussels editions from Jamar and Hauman, and Meline's later octavo edition, as well as Dumont's 1840-1841 Paris edition (see Munro page 99). Contemporary half calf, contrasting green morocco labels, over pink floral cloth (rubbed in spots), rear inner paper hinges separating in a few places but sound, stamp to rear endpaper of vol. I, else a very good set, attractive and complete with both half-titles. A scarce book. OCLC/World Cat lists 7 copies in libraries worldwide. Alexandre Dumas was an elite swordsman and duelist; his master of arms was Augustin Grisier. Grisier had left France in 1824 seeking glory in St. Petersburg where he had met a young woman who's lover, a Knight in the Emperor's Guard, was naively drafted into the Decembrist Conspiracy, a poorly plotted attempt to remove the Czar (Nicholas I) and replace him with a republic. Back in France Grisier recounted his experiences to Dumas who then wrote this romance, an early attempt by him to meld political collusion, adventure, and romance.

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        Panoramaansicht, "Panorama von Baden. Aufgenommen aus der Villa des Herrn Benazet. .".

      - Stahlstich v. Huber b. Kunstverlag in Karlsruhe, um 1840, 17,4 x 94,5 Panoramaansicht. Links Baden - Baden, mittig der große Staufenberg ( Merkur ) und rechts Lichtental.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        Lecco Lago di Como

      1840. Classica veduta della cittadina di Lecco, stampata a colori e rifinita all'acquarello all'epoca, sullo sfondo il monte San Martino. Edita da H. Fuessli a Zurigo. Rif: Margheritis, Sinistri, Invernizzi, Peverelli, "Como e Lecco nelle antiche stampe", p. 180, n° 274

      [Bookseller: Libreria Trippini Sergio]
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        Gesamtans., "Frankfurt - an der Oder".

      - Aquatinta v. Hausherr, 1840, 19,5 x 28,5 Mit 2 Längsfalten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        Les Français peints par eux-mêmes

      First edition Léon Curmer Paris 1840-1842 18x26,5cm 9 volumes reliés

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Album. – Lose Blattsammlung mit div. Zeichnungen und Ansichten von Engelberg, Zürich, Basel und Genf. Mit handschr. Widmungen.

      Um. 1840 - Lose in Papp-Schachtel, mit farb. Illustr. in Schuber der Zeit. Kupfertafeln zum Teil koloriert. – Schuber berieben. Sprache: Deutschutsch / German

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        Le Jeu Du Portier, [The Doorman's Game]

      Paris: H. Duru, 1840 - A Remarkable Survival[FRENCH BOARD GAME]. Le Jeu Du Portier, [The Doorman's Game] Par H. Duru. [France, ca. 1840]. Original hand colored lithographed board depicting 'The Five Story House" (8 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches; 222 x 172 mm.) with the right hand top corner beveled as issued. Six original hand colored lithographed figures, each on a wooden base (average size 3 1/8 x 1 1/4 inches; 80 x 32 mm.). Complete in the original card box with the top showing a hand colored lithograph of "the Five Storey House". The Board and the Figures in near fine condition, the box a little soiled on the top and the corners strengthened with cloth tape.The Board is lettered from top to bottom: "No. 6 "/ "No. 5 / Locart Fnt Lunetier au 3 mp" / "No. 4 / F. Sonnet M.De Dentelles" / "No.3 Clagmann Et Cie. Banquiers" / "No. 2" / "No. 1 Loge du Portier." The lid of the box is titles "Le Jeu Du Portier, Par H. Duru."The six figures are titled: [Le Portier] [ The Doorman]; "2 Proprietaire" [Owner]; "3 Banquier" [Banker]; "4 Marchand" [Trader]; "5 Fabricant" [Maker] and "6 Ouvrier" [Worker].A remarkable survival. We have searched OCLC and can find no records of this game in any libraries and institutions worldwide - not surprising!!!H. Duru was an early to mid-nineteenth century Parisian publisher of children's books, games toys and movable books. According to OCLC their other publications include:Nouvelle méthode de lecture progressive, ou Lecture apprise en quarante jours (3 editions published between 1841 and 1851).Syllabaire universel en action (2 editions published between 1840 and 1857).Progressive Spelling Book illustrated (in French and English (published 1810)Les homonymes illustrées (published in 1835).Grammaire illustrée (published in 1841).Quelques mots sur l'organisation du travail (published in 1848).Alphabet chantant (no date).

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Album des Pyrénées [ Edition originale ]

      Chez Lafon 1840 - 1 reliure de l'époque demi-maroquin vert, Chez Lafon, Pau, s.d. (circa 1840), 1 f. (titre gravé avec fileuse) et 16 planches sous serpente Bon état (reliure un peu frottée, des rouss.) pour ce grand classique, bien relié. Labarère, I, 18 Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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        SCHWABEN. - Schwab, Gustav. Wanderungen durch Schwaben. Angebunden: Ludwig Bechstein: Wanderungen durch Thüringen.

      Lpz., Wigand, ca. 1840 - 2 in 1 Bd. 23 x 15 cm. 1 Bl., VIII, 257 S. Mit 30 Stahlstichtafeln nach Ludwig Mayer. Angebundener Teil: 291 S. Mit 30 Stahlstichtafeln nach Otto Wagner. Ldr. d. Zt. mit reicher Gold- und Blindprägung auf Vorder- und Rückdeckel, Rvergoldung, Rtit. und Goldschnitt. Erste Ausgaben. - Das malerische und romantische Deutschland, Bd. II und IV. - Engelmann 417 (Bd. II Schwaben). - Mit insgesamt 60 fein gestochenen Ansichten. - Einband gering bestoßen. Stockfleckig, teils etwas gebräunt, mit Exlibris "Sigmund Egenberger". - Dekorativer Einband. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Verona

      Vallardi-Artaria, Milano 1840 - Incisione in rame all'acquatinta, mm 230x885 fascinosa coloritura d'epoca a tempera. Veduta panoramica di grande attrattiva con soggetto in primo piano della Piazza Bra, colta dal tetto del palazzo della Gran Guardia, sullo sfondo campeggiano le torricelle ed i Lessini ed una ricca scena di vita quotidiana dell'epoca, anima la veduta. Personaggi a passeggio si avvicendono a carrozze, carri e cavalieri attorno all'Arena gremita di turisti come sempre. L'incisione Ë firmata in basso a sinistra"P. Majocchi dis. dal vero" e a destra L. Cherbuin inc."; pi? in basso compaiono le indicazioni editoriali: presso Ferdinando Artaria e Figlio e: Milano dall'editore Antonio Vallardi Cont. S. Margherita N.1118". Diversi toponimi di riferimanto riportati sotto alle principali architetture della citt? Bellissimo esemplare a pieni margini bianchi, eccezionalmente non dipinti come usava all'epoca; presenta perciÚ lievi ingiallimenti ai margini esterni; professionale restauro nella parte inf. destra con interessamento per pochi centimetri nell'incisione; lieve brunitura attorno alla battuta. In vendita con cornice originale dell'epoca e vetro d'epoca. Bellissimo oggetto da collezione vedutistica.

      [Bookseller: libreria antiquaria perini Sas di Perini]
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        Gesamtans., über den Rh., "Vue d'Hamerstein vers Andernach".

      - altgouachierte Aquatinta ( in Blau und Schwarz gedruckt ) v. Himely n. L. Bleuler b. Bleuler, um 1840, 19,4 x 29,5 Blatt 68 der berühmten, bei L. Bleuler verlegten Rheinserie. - Der Betrachter steht am linken Rheinufer und blickt über den Rhein zur Ruine Hammerstein und den Ort Oberhammerstein ( links die St. Georg Kirche ). In der Ferne Leutesdorf und Andernach, rechts einige Häuser von Brohl-Lützing.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        Gesamtansicht ('Holzminden v. Katerstein Aus.').

      - gouachierte u. eiweißgehöhte Lithographie v. Oehme & Müller in Braunschweig n. W. Pätz b. J. Erdmann in Holzminden, um 1840, 26 x 33,5

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Voyage dans la Russie Meridionale et la Crime par la Hongrie, la Valachie et la Moldavie exécuté en 1837.

      Paris, Ernest Bourdin, 1840. Large 8vo. VIII + 621 + (3) pp. Engraved frontispice. 24 engraved plates. Finely bound by C. Lewis in contemporary brown morocco. Spine elaborately gilt. Gilt covers. All edges gilt. Bookplate to front pastedown (Edward Nicholas Hurt). Occasional light spotting, otherwise a fine copy.. .

      [Bookseller: Ruuds Antikvariat]
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        Gesamtans., "Potsdam von der Mühle bei Sanssouci".

      - kol. Lithographie n. X. Sandmann b. Janke in Potsdam, um 1840, 30 x 44,5 Nicht bei Drescher/Kroll und Giersberg/Schendel. - Blick von der Mühle bei Sanssouci nach Potsdam. Links die Terrassenanlage von Schloß Sanssouci, mittig (zwischen Bäumen ) die Fontaine des Brunnens. Dahinter das Panorama der Stadt Potsdam.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        \"Erinnerung an den Harz\". Gesamtansicht von Goslar (\"vom Köppelsbleck\", 14 x 21 cm), umgeben von 16 kleinen Ansichten aus dem Harz.

       Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Ed. Brückner, Goslar, um 1840, 26 x 38,5 cm. Auch die Hauptansicht von Goslar ist von kleinen Teilansichten aus der Stadt umrahmt, ein Souvenirblatt als Mittelteil eines Souvenirblattes! - Die Harzansichten zeigen u.a. Ballenstedt, Ilsenstein, Bocken, Alexisbad, Stolberg, Harzburg, Lauterberg, Falkenstein, Walkenried, Ilefeld, Mägdesprung. - Kleinere Randdefekte sorgfältig restauriert. Mit breitem Rand. Selten. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Sachsen und Sachsen-Anhalt, Souvenir-Blätter

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bierl]
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        Teilansicht, Gotische Kirche, rechts Prozession, "Ancient Chapel at Kiedrich. - Ancienne Chapelle à Kiedrich".

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Barnard, um 1840, 31,5 x 42

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Law and Custom of Slavery in British India.

      Weeks, Jordan & Co. 1840 - First Edition. Bound in publisher's textured cloth. Solid binding. Internally foxing, staining. Inscribed to R. Hildreth and signed from "The Author." AI 40-26. Adam was a member of the [English] Baptist Missionary Society, serving in northern India 1817-1821. Adam stayed in India until 1838, working to establish the Calcutta Unitarian Society. He became Professor of Oriental Linguistics at Harvard University and authored a series of letters to warn against the prevailing slavery in the British colonies to Thomas Fowell Buxton, Esq., a prominent British member of parliament. Buxton was a well-known abolitionist (founder of the anti-slavery society), associated with the Gurneys, the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), and other social reform movements of the day. Adam attended the World's Anti-Slavery Convention in London, 1840 with William Lloyd Garrison, Charles Lenox Remond and Nathaniel Peabody Rogers. Contents: I: Introduction Hindu Law of Slavery Muhammadan Law of Slavery British Law of Slavery; II: Examination of the Legality of Hindu and Muhammadan Slavery under the British Government in India; III: Administration of Hindu and Muhammadan Slave Law under the British Government in India; IV: Ameliorations of the Law and Practice of Slavery under the British Government in India; V: Number of Slaves in British India; VI: The Origin and Sources of Slavery in British India; VII: Occupations and Treatment of Agrestic Slaves Domestic Slaves in British India; VIII: Unsuccessful attempts to ameliorate the Law and Practice of Slavery in British India Abolition of Slavery; Appendix: Mr HT Colebrooke's Opinions on slavery in India; Dr Francis Buchanan on Slavery in the South of India; Mr D Liston on Slavery in Gorakhpur; Case of the Ship Adramytte; Abolition of Slavery in Ceylon [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Mémoires D'un Maitre D'armes

      Brussels: Meline, 1840. First Edition. 2 vols. 1st edition (published by Meline in 16mo.), preceded by a serialization in Revue de Paris, but preceding the other 1840 Brussels editions from Jamar and Hauman, and Meline's later octavo edition, as well as Dumont's 1840-1841 Paris edition (see Munro page 99). Contemporary half calf, contrasting green morocco labels, over pink floral cloth (rubbed in spots), rear inner paper hinges separating in a few places but sound, stamp to rear endpaper of vol. I, else a very good set, attractive and complete with both half-titles. A scarce book. OCLC/World Cat lists 7 copies in libraries worldwide. Alexandre Dumas was an elite swordsman and duelist; his master of arms was Augustin Grisier. Grisier had left France in 1824 seeking glory in St. Petersburg where he had met a young woman who's lover, a Knight in the Emperor's Guard, was naively drafted into the Decembrist Conspiracy, a poorly plotted attempt to remove the Czar (Nicholas I) and replace him with a republic. Back in France Grisier recounted his experiences to Dumas who then wrote this romance, an early attempt by him to meld political collusion, adventure, and romance. Very good.

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        Kapelle der hl. Anna bei Lobendava (Tschechien) //

      um 1840; - (Coloured Steel-engraving) altkolorierter Stahlstich; 7,5 x 11 cm // Sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. In good state

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Kurt Pflugmacher]
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        Le Règne Animal distribué d'après son organisation, pour servir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux, et d'introduction à l'anatomie comparées: LES POISSONS, avec un atlas, par M.A.VALENCIENNES. Paris. Fortin, Masson & Cie s.d,. (1840).

      1840. 2 voll, (uno di testo e uno di atlante), in 8° gr., il volume di testo è in t.tela marrone non coeva, dorso con tasselli in pelle bordeaux (coeva) con titoli e filettature in oro; l'atlante è in cart. marmorizzata non coeva, dorso muto; (4)-392 (testo), 122 bellissime tavv., inc. su rame, su carta  greve, e protette da velina, ogni tavola ha un  testo esplicativo a fronte. Le tavole vennero inc. da Davesne, Giraud, Lanvin, H. Legrand, M.lle Perrot, Schmelz, Sébin. Teillard, Visto e pochi altri, su dis. di Oudart, Acarie Baron e Werner. Le pochissime fioriture , dovute al tipo di carta, non  hanno interessato le tavole, nel complesso l'esemplare è in ottime condizioni.  BrM(NH), 410. Brunet, II, pp.456-457. Casey Wood p.307. Nissen ZBI, 1014. I due volumi fanno parte della celebre opera in 20 voll. (10 di testo e 10 di atlante) nota come "Disciples edition" di G.Cuvier. I due volumi dedicate ai Pesci ( vol. 7 e 8) sono tra i più belli dell'intera opera. Esistono copie, più rare, con le tavole colorate a mano. Incisori e disegnatori erano i migliori del tempo. Le tavole sono così numerate: 1-120, 7a e 9a.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Naturalia]
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        Souvenirblatt, "Mannheim. Ihrer königlichen Hoheit der Großherzogin Stephanie von Baden unterthänigst gewidmet von L Hoffmeister & A. Bielefeld".

      - Stahlstich v. Hoffmeister b. Bielefeld in Carlsruhe, um 1840, 33 x 45 Nicht bei Schefold! - Am oberen Rand schönes Panorama der Stadt, darunter mittig Gesamtansicht über den Rhein. Am linken, rechten und unteren Rand 14 kleine Detailansichten aus Mannheim und Schwetzingen. Sie zeigen: Zeughaus, Sternwarte, Kaufhaus, Freihafen, Theaterplatz, Schloß, Marktplatz und die Mühlau. Am unteren Rand die Ansichten aus Schwetzingen (6), meist Parkansichten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        Album des Pyrénées [ Edition originale ]

      1 reliure de l'époque demi-maroquin vert, Chez Lafon, Pau, s.d. (circa 1840), 1 f. (titre gravé avec fileuse) et 16 planches sous serpente Bon état (reliure un peu frottée, des rouss.) pour ce grand classique, bien relié. Labarère, I, 18 Français

      [Bookseller: Librairie Du Cardinal]
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        Schloßansicht, "Burg Hohenzollern MDCCCXVIII".

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte, um 1840, 26,5 x 33,5 Selten! Blick aus einem Flußtal, i. Vgr. ein kleiner Wasserfall, zum Schloß.

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        Autograph letter signed, quoting a Persian fable.

      Walnut Hills, Cincinnati: 15 December 1840 - Single bifolium (245 × 195 mm), folded four times for posting, 12 lines written in black ink to front panel with the date "Dec. 15 1840" lightly pencilled to upper outer corner; rear panel verso ink-stamped "Walnut Hills, Dec. 16" and addressed in black ink to Mr Louis Cist, Cincinnati, Ohio, in Stowe's hand, semicircle neatly cut into fore edge, probably where originally attached to red ?wax seal at gutter opposite. Housed in a custom blue half cloth book-form case with marbled sides and backstrip lettered in gilt on front panel. Slightly toned, a few pale marks, old restoration to extremities, some judicious repair along folds. Overall, very good. Beecher Stowe writes to Cincinnati bibliophile Louis (also recorded as Lewis) Cist, quoting an ancient Persian fable from Sir John Malcolm's Sketches of Persia (1827): "While in the bath the other day, a friend put into my hand a bit of scented clay. 'What art thou' said I, in admiration, 'art though musk or ambergris? that thy perfume is so delightful.' It replied 'I am in myself but a lump of mirthless clay, but I have long lived with the rose & the sweet quality of my partner has been breathed into me'". Harriet Beecher moved with her family to the Walnut Hills neighbourhood of Cincinnati in 1832, when she was 21. Cincinnati was then at the forefront of the abolitionist movement. The Beecher family home, now kept as a museum, was where she First began to write, and where she lived until shortly after her marriage to Calvin Ellis Stowe in 1836; the couple later moved to Maine, where Stowe was a university lecturer. Louis Cist was the author of the Cincinnati Miscellany (1845), a work of local history. His collection of autographs was sold at auction in 1886–7. This letter was more recently in the collection of noted Danish-American bibliographer and libarian Jens Christian Bay (1871–1962), with his pencilled ownership inscription to the inside cover of the book-form case, below a typescript mounted label reading "Kongeligt Dansk Hof-Bogbinderi [Royal Danish Bindery,] Elmhurst, Illinois, U.S.A". Bay spent most of his library career in Illinois, First at the University of Chicago, then at the John Crerar Library in that city.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Städterose mit insgesamt 28 Ansichten, u. a. mit zwei Gesamtansichten von Bad Kissingen, sowie Ansichten des Kursaal, Arkaden, Saline, Bocklet, Ludwigstraße, Trimberg uvm.

       Altkol. Stahlstich und Farblithographie bei Adler, Hamburg, um 1840, ca. 26,5 cm Durchmesser. Sehr schöne Städterose in tadelloser Erhaltung. - Mit dem lithographierten Originalumschlag. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Franken, Städterosen

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bierl]
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        Royal Engineers - bound series of printed and illustrated memoranda ***RARE***

      Royal Engineers - [c.1840-50] 200pp with 26 b/w plates [all present assuming frontispiece is plate 1 but appears unnumbered - some plates double-page] - khaki cloth with gilt RE stamp to both boards - missing spine - boards rubbed and soiled - wear and chipping to edges - boards barely holding at gutters due to lack of spine cloth - yellow pastedowns - previous owner's inscription to front pastedown illegible - lacks title page and preliminaries through to p.32 but has frontispiece illustration - first 32pp of text torn out [see scan] - some light foxing to text pp with light to moderate foxing to plates [see scans] - text block holding although slightly shaky at some gutters - plates are generally clean and tidy despite some foxing and offsetting - a few minor tears to edges of some plates - final page states W. Hughes, Printer - contents are as follows - On The Lines Of Torres Vedras pp33-74 with 5 plates - The Defence Of Cadiz by Harry D. Jones pp75-101 with 2 plates incl. a double-page colour map [curiously p.91 of this article has been pasted over with a newspaper image of a book] - Model Towers Adopted By Napoleon pp102-108 with 2 plates - Demolition At Sheerness by Henry James pp109-111 with 1 plate - Furnace For Heating Shot by Robert Thomson pp112-113 with 2 plates - Memoir On Posen by T. R. Stavely pp114-120 with 2 plates - Report On Beaufort Bridge by R. J. Nelson pp121-131 with 2 double-page plates - Rough Sketch Of The Suspension Bridge Over The Lahn At Nassau by R. J. Nelson p.132 with double-page plate - Detailed Description Of The Rideau Canal by W. Denison pp133-138 with 3 double-page plates - On The Mode Of Bending Timber Adopted In Prussia by R. J. Nelson pp139-143 with b/w illustrations in text - Coffer-Dam For Pier Of Potomac Aqueduct pp144-153 with plate - Bridge At Paradenia In Ceylon by Captain Oldershaw pp154-157 with double-page plate - Bridges Across The River Ottawa by Lieutenant Denison pp158-163 with 2 double-page plates - Description Of A New Barometer by Samuel B. Howlett pp164-168 - The Heights Of Mountains by Major Ord pp169-176 - Decomposition Of Metallic Iron In Salt Water by Lieut.-Colonel Reid pp177-179 - The Effect Of Climate On Yorkshire Paving by Colonel Fanshawe pp180-181 - Paving Stables At Brighton by C. O. Streatfield pp182-183 - Experiments Tried At Quebec by Colonel Nicolls pp184-185 - Proof Of An Earthen Ware Pipe by Mr. Bramah pp186-188 - Description Of A Drawbridge On The London And Birmingham Railway by Captain Jebb pp189-191 with double-page plate - Table Of Various Articles Of Traffic by Major Harry Jones pp192-195 - Appendix to Notes On Lintz pp196-200 - this collection of articles would benefit greatly from a sympathetic rebind ***RARE*** if you require further information or photos please email ***FREE POSTAGE WORLDWIDE***[will be adjusted on ordering] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Plane Tree Books]
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        A dynastia e a revolução de setembro ou nova exposição da questão portugueza da successão. Por C.V. e S.C.

      Coimbra, Imprensa de Trovão e Compª, 1840. - 8°, original blue printed wrappers (spine slightly chipped, light soiling). Light browning, occasional light foxing. Still, in very good condition. viii, 191 pp. *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION of this bitter criticism of the financial policies adopted in Portugal by the Septembrists. Comparing the shattered Portuguese economy with those of its wealthy European neighbors, the author outlines the causes of the current economic malaise in a lengthy survey of Portugal's recent political history. Particularly worthy of condemnation is the government's recent decision to slash interest rates far below their natural levels. The author advocates the introduction of paper currency and explains how to do so. A dynastia quickly ran afoul of newly strengthened censorship laws: in an important jury trial concerning freedom of the press, continued distribution of the work was permitted because the author was at that time unknown. A printed advertisement on the rear wrapper announces that A dynastia is available by subscription only and promises a second, indexed edition, which never seems to have appeared.Castro e Mendonça (ca. 1791-1860) was born in Coimbra, where he later earned his medical degree. During the 1830s he actively participated in political debate as editor of the periodicals Águia and Industrial civilizador. Later he practiced homeopathic medicine for many years in Mafra.*** Innocêncio II, 347-8. Grande enciclopedia VI, 238. NUC: NBC, MH. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Richard C. Ramer Old and Rare Books]
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        Meyers Conversations-Lexicon

      J. Meyer: Das große Conversations-Lexicon für die gebildeten Stände. 52 Bände (Erste Abteilung komplett mit Band 1-23 + Zweite Abteilung Komplett mit Band 1-15 + 6 Supplements Bänder). In Verbindung mit Staatsmännern, Gelehrten, Künstlern und Technikern herausgegeben. Herausgegeben von J. Meyer. Druck und Verlag Des Bibliographischen Instituts, Hildburghausen, 1840-1855, Original Ausgabe. Band 1-10 in originaler Stoffeinband, mit einigen Gebrauchsspuren. Rest der Bänder in Halbleder eingebunden, mit Gebrauchsspuren. Manche Seiten leicht gebräunt und mit Altersflecken. - Meyers Konversationsleksikon. 52 bind (Første afdeling komplet med bind 1-23, anden afdeling komplet med bind 1-15, samt alle 6 supplementsbind). Druck und Verlag Des Bibliographischen Instituts, Hildburghausen, 1840-1855, original udgave. Bind 1-10 indbundet i original shirting, m. brugsspor samt alderspletter. Øvrige bind indbundet i halvlæder, også med slidtegn og alderspletter. Bind i forskellig stand, nogle kun med få ydre brugsspor,

      [Bookseller: Dansk Antikvarisk Boghandel]
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        TA., Freihafen, im Hintergrund das Hotel Europa, "Freihafen von Mannheim".

      - Lithographie a. a. Chinap. b. Bühler in Mannheim, um 1840, 28,5 x 48 Schefold, Nr. 30686. - Seltene Ansicht. Derbetrachter blickt über den Rhein zum Hafen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        Lecco Lago di Como

      1840 ca., Lago di Como - Lecco 1840 - Classica veduta della cittadina di Lecco, stampata a colori e rifinita all'acquarello all'epoca, sullo sfondo il monte San Martino. Edita da H. Fuessli a Zurigo. Rif: Margheritis, Sinistri, Invernizzi, Peverelli, "Como e Lecco nelle antiche stampe", p. 180, n° 274 mm 146x193

      [Bookseller: Sergio Trippini]
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        TA., Freihafen, im Hintergrund das Hotel Europa, "Freihafen von Mannheim".

      - kol. Lithographie a. a. Chinap. b. Bühler in Mannheim, um 1840, 28,5 x 48 Schefold, Nr. 30686. - Seltene Ansicht. Der Betrachter blickt über den Rhein zum Hafen. - Das auffällige, naiv plakative Kolorit wohl von Kinderhand.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        TA., Schloß Tegernsee, "Das Kloster am See. - Le couvent aupres du lac".

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte n. u. v. Theod. Verhas ( Druck Th. Kammerer ), um 1840, 28,5 x 38 Blick vom Seeufer zum ehem. Benediktinerkloster, i. Vgr. ein großer Baum

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        THE PATHFINDER

      Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1840. FIRST EDITION, First Issue (with imprints of Fagan and Collins at center of p. [2]; no copyright notice). This is an attractively bound first printing of the further adventures of Natty Bumppo, the hero of "Last of the Mohicans." The first American writer to gain widespread international recognition, Cooper (1789-1851) is the only author who can justly be compared to Scott in the field of the romantic novel. Although they are chiefly thought of as vehicles for romanticizing the American frontier, Cooper's works are serious explorations of the theme of a "search for enduring moral values amidst incessant change." The present major work is the fourth of Cooper's five famous Leather-stocking novels, all featuring the mythic wilderness hunter Bumppo, "the prototype of a recurrent figure in American fiction: the free, noble, solitary American who denies a safe and conforming life in order to maintain dignity, self-possession, and the natural inner discipline of true democracy." (Day) In this work, Bumppo saves Mabel Dunham, the daughter of an army sergeant at a frontier fort, from the ravages of nature and of lustful men, but when he is encouraged by the sergeant to marry Mabel, he predictably slips away into the wilderness. The aptly decorated binding is unsigned, but is similar to the work done by English emigré binders who came to the U.S. in repsonse to the binding demands of the great book collectors of the Gilded Age.. 180 x 110 mm. (7 x 4 1/8"). Two volumes. FIRST EDITION, First Issue (with imprints of Fagan and Collins at center of p. [2]; no copyright notice). Attractive late 19th century scarlet crushed morocco, gilt, covers with gilt-rule frame accentuated with bow-arrow-tomahawk tool at corners, raised bands, spines gilt in compartments with bow tool or crossed rifles at center, foliate spray at corners, gilt titling, turn-ins with frame of plain and dotted rules, foliate tool at corners, leather hinges, emerald green watered silk endleaves, all edges gilt. BAL 3892. A little soiling to edges of boards, joints and corners lightly rubbed, one rear board with patch of white residue (from leather preservative?), occasional mild foxing, otherwise an excellent copy, clean and fresh internally, in a well-preserved binding. This is an attractively bound first printing of the further adventures of Natty Bumppo, the hero of "Last of the Mohicans." The first American writer to gain widespread international recognition, Cooper (1789-1851) is the only author who can justly be compared to Scott in the field of the romantic novel. Although they are chiefly thought of as vehicles for romanticizing the American frontier, Cooper's works are serious explorations of the theme of a "search for enduring moral values amidst incessant change." The present major work is the fourth of Cooper's five famous Leather-stocking novels, all featuring the mythic wilderness hunter Bumppo, "the prototype of a recurrent figure in American fiction: the free, noble, solitary American who denies a safe and conforming life in order to maintain dignity, self-possession, and the natural inner discipline of true democracy." (Day) In this work, Bumppo saves Mabel Dunham, the daughter of an army sergeant at a frontier fort, from the ravages of nature and of lustful men, but when he is encouraged by the sergeant to marry Mabel, he predictably slips away into the wilderness. The aptly decorated binding is unsigned, but is similar to the work done by English emigré binders who came to the U.S. in repsonse to the binding demands of the great book collectors of the Gilded Age.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        CARTA DECORATA DORATA E GOFFRATA

      Germania 1840 - C226 CARTA DECORATA DORATA E GOFFRATA Probabilmente Germania. Primi anni del XIX secolo ( forse 1840).Stampa dorata e goffrata su carta di colore arancio dipinta a pennello.Disegno incavato in oro. Due file sovrapposte di quattro edicole per ciascuna fila contenenti figure sacre-Ecce Homo, San Giuseppe,Santa Maria,Gesù Cristo,S.Pietro,S.Matteo,S.Simone,S.Sebastiano.Decorazione diversa per ciascuna edicola.Dimensioni mm.393x337.Foglio intero.Ottime condizioni.C226 DECORATED DUTCH GILT PAPER Probably Germany, beginning of XIX century(may be 1840). A decorated painted with brush paper - arancio color - embossed.There are 2 rows each with 4 architectural niches with sacred figures-Ecce Homo,StJoseph,S.Maria,Jesus Christ,St.Peter,S.Matthew,S.Simon,S.Sebastian.Each niche has a different decoration.Sheet dimension mm. 393x337.Full sheet. Very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Giuseppe Solmi Studio Bibliografico]
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