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        I Promessi Sposi

      Radaelli, Milano 1840 - 1 vol in 8° cm 27.5 pp 864, legatura moderna in p.marocchino, piatti decorati da cornice a secco, fregi oro, dorso con nervi, titoli e fregi oro, incisioni in legno di Gonin n.t., antiporta figurata e vignetta al fronte, ottimo esemplare con rare, piccole e lievi fioriture, include L’ed. Illustrata dei Promessi Sposi, Lettere di A.Manzoni a F.Gonin, pubblicate da F.Saraceno, Roma, 1881, 1 vol in 8° piccolo, cm 20.7 pp 106 , leg. Mz. Tela angoli con titolo oro al dorso.Prima edizione illustrata e definitiva nel testo 1 volume in 8°, cm 27.5 pp 864, modern full morocco binding, framed decorated covers, gilt ornaments, ribbed back, gilt ornaments and titles, wood engravings by Gonin, figurative frontispiece with vignette, very nice copy with rare, small and light ruststains, includes the Illustrated edition of the Promessi Sposi, Letters by A.Manzoni to F.Gonin published by F.Saraceno, Rome, 1881. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Redaelli Alberto]
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        The Antiquarian Itinerary, Comprising Specimens of Architecture, Monastic, Castellated, and Domestic: with other Vestiges of Antiquity in Great Britain. Accompanied with Descriptions.

      [printed by W. Wilson for] Wm. Clarke, J. Murray, S. Bagster, J.M. Richardson, and Sherwood and Co, London - 332 engraved plates and woodcuts in the text. First Edition. Seven volumes bound in three. 12mo. [156 x 105 x 123 mm]. Bound c.1840 in red goatskin, the covers with a gilt border of a thick and thin fillet and large arabesque foliate tools in the corners joined by a fillet. The spines divided into five panels by gilt tooled bands, lettered in the second and fourth, the others with geometric centres and arabesque corners, the edges of the boards tooled with a gilt roll, the turn-ins with a blind roll, bright green and gilt decorated endleaves, gilt edges. (Slightly rubbed). 1815- 1818. Light foxing to the plates but a very good copy. The binding would appear to date from about 1840, though it could be a few years earlier or later. There is an ink inscription on all three title-pages "W. J. Nash, Midford Castle, 1856". Midford Castle is the castellated Gothic tower to the south of Bath, built for Henry Disney Roebuck in c.1775 after a design by John Carter. The house was owned by the Conollys (a branch of the Castletown House clan) from 1810 until 1901. The set has been very carefully put together, with the seven volumes arranged into alphabetical order by county, with the volumes lettered on the spine A-G, H-O, P-Z. The contents leaves, normally found in vol.VII have been bound at the front. The page signatures show each volume containing sections taken from each of the original seven volumes, now arranged in a most convenient alphabetical sequence. Each of the three volumes has a title-page, taken from the original volumes I-III, and the redundant title-pages for volumes IV-VII were discarded by the binder as there would have been no logical place to insert them. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: George Bayntun ABA ILAB PBFA]
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        Wildbad Gastein von dem Pavillon Oberhalb der Pfarrkirche. Vue de Gastein, prise du pavillon derriére l'église paroissiale.

      Artist: Libay L Vienna; issued in: Vienna; date: ca 1840 - - technic: Lithography; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 30,5 x 39,5; - description: Very decorative ;view of Bad Gastein with its impressive waterfall. It is one of the most well known waterfalls in Austria.In the 19th century the waters of Bad Gastein became a fashionable resort, visited by European monarchs as well as the rich and famous. Some notable guests of the past included Empress Elisabeth of Austria (Sisi) and the German Emperor Wilhelm I with his chancellor Otto von Bismarck as well as Subhas Chandra Bose,__ a leading Indian nationalist, Tsar Ferdinand I of Bulgaria, King Faisal I of Iraq, King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia and Iran's last king Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, industrialists like Wilhelm von Opel and artists like Heinrich Mann, Robert Stolz and W. Somerset Maugham. On 14 August 1865 Bismarck had signed the Gastein Convention with Austria concerning the joint administration of the provinces of Schleswig and Holstein after the Second Schleswig War.The composer Franz Schubert was once believed to have sketched a Gmunden-Gastein Symphony during his stay in August and September 1825.Printed after the painting of Emil Ludwig Löhr (1809 in Berlin, gest. ;21. April 1876 in München) , a very famous German landscape painter. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG]
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        Delle Origine Italiche e della diffusione dell' incivilimento Italiano all' Egitto, alla Fenicia, alla Grecia e a tutte le nazioni asiatiche poste sul Mediterraneo.

      Milan, Guglielmini et Redaelli 1840 - in-8, [4]-432 pp., un f. n. ch. d'errata, demi-chagrin brun, dos à nerfs à caissons richement ornés, pièce de titre verte (reliure de l'époque). Bon exemplaire. Edition originale (l'ouvrage fut réimprimé en 1846, en 1849, et en 2006) de cet ouvrage aux thèses surprenantes, qui prétendait que la civilisation s'était propagée non d'Orient en Occident, mais dans le sens inverse, et qui faisait de la péninsule italienne la source première de toutes les cultures du pourtour de la Méditerranée antique. Il va de soi que ces théories furent accueillies avec plus que de la méfiance par les érudits de l'époque. Angelo Mazzoldi (1799-1864), originaire de Montichiari, près de Brescia, fut toute sa vie un touche-à-tout, qui écrivit sur quantité de sujets hétérogènes. Seulement deux exemplaires de l'originale au CCF (BnF et Muséum d'histoire naturelle). Relié avec : un feuillet manuscrit d'ex-dono de l'exemplaire, signé du juriste et polémiste Ferdinando dal Pozzo (1768-1843) et daté du 25 février 1841. Adressée à un "monsieur le marquis" anonyme, la missive n'est pas claire ou facile à interpréter. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Historique F. Teissèdre]
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        Rhinoplastique. 1 Tafel nach Zeichnungen von N.H.Jacob.

      Bourgery, 7/14. - Médecine Oératoire. - Paris 1840, 2, 1 handcolorierte lithografierte Folio-Tafeln mit 8 Abbildungen und ein Blatt Tafelerklärungen. Restauration du nez en entier (méthode indienne) Restauration de la moitié latérale droite du nez Rhinoplastique par la méthode italienne. Zeis 187

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        Erinnerung an Lübeck. Nach der Natur gez. und lith. Von A. Haun. Gesamtansicht vom Eisenbahnwall aus (21,5 x 36 cm), umgeben von 16 Gesamt- und Teilansichten.

      ( Ohne Erscheinungsjahr um 1840 erschienen - Lithographie mit Tonplatte von August Carl Haun bei J. Hesse, Berlin, um 1840. ) Das zentrale Bild *Lübeck vom Eisenbahnwall * misst ca. 21,5 x 36 cm, die umgebenden 16 Ansichten von unterschiedlichem Format. Gezeigt werden: Burg und Marstall Burgthor Lübeck von Marly Äusseres Holstenthor Inneres Holstenthor Eisenbahnhof Jacobikirche und Heiliggeisthospital Tivolitheater Marienkirche Travemünde Rathhaus Domkirche Lachswehr Catharinenkirche und Catharinäum Herrenfähre. Gesamtmaß der Darstellung ca. 40 x 54 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Gesamtmaß des Blattes ca. 51,5 x 65,5 cm. Leider von schlechter Erhaltung: Das Blatt ist stark gebräunt, unfrisch, angestaubt, fleckig und stockfleckig, teilweise berieben und zu den Außenrändern hin mit teils starken Randläsionen und Einrissen bzw. angeknickt. Zum Unterrand hin etwas rotweinrandig. Offenbar wurden ein Teil der Außenränder in alter Zeit mit Papierstreifen verstärkt. Das zentrale Lübeck-Bild in der Bildmitte stärker berieben und beschädigt. - sehr selten - ( Lagerort GGD-Mappe ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage further pics at request )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Master Humphrey's Clock [with Barnaby Rudge]

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1840. A first edition, first printing, first issue set of three volumes. Bound in the original cloth - very bright - edges and corners a little rubbed - Some reading marks - A really nice set and rare in the original cloth boards.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        [The Case of the Honorable George Milner Stephen]

      [Adelaide], with the colophon 'Robert Thomas & Co., Printers, Hindley Street', [circa 1840]. Octavo, 140 pages. Later half calf; mild signs of use; a very good copy. The first leaf is signed 'B'; the intended preliminaries (including the title page) are not present and were most likely never printed. The subject of the book is the 1839 libel action, counter-action for wilful and corrupt perjury, and the counter-counter-action for libel involving George Milner Stephen, South Australian Attorney-General and Crown Solicitor. The actions stemmed from Stephen's speculative land dealings in early 1839, and this lengthy account is drawn from the Supreme Court records, the Government Gazette, and newspapers of the day (from May-September that year). Robert Thomas, Government Printer and newspaper proprietor, was the successful defendant in the second libel case. This fascinating exposé was almost certainly printed in at most a mere handful of copies and never released for general distribution. It appears to be unrecorded.

      [Bookseller: Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers]
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        Schlosser.'.

      - altkolorierte und eiweißgehöhte Lithographie b. Fasoli & Ohlman in Strasbourg, um 1840, 18 x 25 Selten!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        HAMBURG., "Die Esplanade in Hamburg von der Seite des Jungfernstiegs gesehen". Ansicht mit reicher Personenstaffage im Vordergrund.

      Lithographie bei D.M. Kanning, um 1840, 24,5 x 34,5 cm. Hamburg

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        Théorie des Glaciers de la Savoie.

      Chambéry: Puthod 1840 - First edition. 8vo. pp. 126; 2 maps inc. one folding; very good in modern buckram with leather lettering piece, original upper wrapper retained, which is inscribed by the author “A Monsieur d’Omalius d’Halloy. Hommage de l’auteur”. An offprint from tome X of the Mémoires de la Société Royale Academique de Savoie, presented by Rendu to Jean d’Omalius d’Halloy, a geologist who worked on a survey of France published in 1822. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meridian Rare Books ABA PBFA]
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        \"Belvedere auf der Brühlschen Terrasse in Dresden\". Blick auf Belvedere, rechts die Elbe, im Hintergrund katholische Hofkirche. Mit sehr hübscher Personenstaffage.

       Altkol. Lithographie mit Tonplatte von und nach W. Bässler, gedruckt bei J. Braunsdorf, verlegt bei E. Müller, Dresden, um 1840, 28 x 38,5 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. II, S. 349. - Schöne Ansicht in herrlichem Altkolorit, breitrandig und tadellos erhalten! Versand D: 6,00 EUR Sachsen und Sachsen-Anhalt

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        Joseph Holt. From an original picture in the possession of Sir William Betham. Painted in 1798

      Day & Haghe, London 1840 - Lithograph, 195 mm x 126 mm (leaf size). Portrait of Joseph Holt (1756-1826), one of the most prominent Irish convicts of the early years of settlement at Sydney Cove.In 1798 Holt joined a band of rebels engaged in six months of guerrilla conflict near Dublin, but was captured in November of that year and sentenced to transportation. Aboard the convict transport Minerva Holt won the respect of Lieutenant William Cox (the man who oversaw the building of the road across the Blue Mountains) and became manager of his farms at Dundas and Canterbury upon their arrival. Despite displaying loyalty and great intelligence, Holt's seditious past proved a terrible burden: in September 1800 he was accused of treason and later acquitted by Governor King. Again in 1804 he was falsely accused of involvement in the rebellion at Castle Hill and sent to Norfolk Island, returning to Sydney two years later to work land he had purchased while working for Cox. Holt wisely - or luckily - avoided involvement in the Rum Rebellion, despite having earlier been charged with owning a still upon his return from Norfolk Island).Joseph Holt was officially pardoned in January 1811 and sailed for Britain on the Isabella which foundered near the Falklands, delaying his return till 1814. He regretted leaving New South Wales despite the prejudice he encountered as an Irish political prisoner.

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        Raccolta di viaggi dalla scoperta del nuovo continente fino a' dì nostri

      PRATO: Fratelli Giachetti, 1840. Brossura. BUONO. 15 24,5. I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X ,XI, XII, XIII, XIV, XV, XVI, XVII, XVIII USATO

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        Gebirgs-Album oder neueste Sammlung nach der Natur neu aufgenommener, malerischer Ansichten aus Tyrol und Vorarlberg. Mit erläuterndem deutschen und französischen Texte.

      Mchn., Lindauer, 1840. 20 x 25,5 cm. 45 S., 1 Bl. Mit 31 Lithographien von Gustav Kraus (3), August Podesta (23) und J. Werner (5). Grüner illustr. Original-Pp. Pressler 293 - 295. - Hübsches Album, eine Fortsetzung des „Alpenröslein“ von 1836 und der „Alpenblumen“ von 1837. Die drei Lithographien von Gustav Kraus zeigen den Achensee, die Aussicht vom Zirler Berg und Rattenberg im Inntal. Weitere Ansichten sind Landeck, Meran, Riva, Castell Tenno am Gardasee, Trient, Brixen, Ambras, Brenner, Zell im Zillertal, Schwaz, Feldkirch in Vorarlberg, Lechtal u.a. Der Ebd. zeigt eine in Umrissen lithographierte Almszene und eine Gebirgslandschaft im Stile Eugen Neureuthers, vermutlich von Franz Seitz (vgl. dessen „Umrisse zu Franz von Kobell´s Gedichten in Oberbayerischer Mundart“, 1843 für denselben Verlag). - Leicht gebräunt und vereinzelt wenig fleckig. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Europa, Österreich

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        The State of Religion and Education in New South Wales

      J. Cross and Simpkin and Marshall, [London] 1840 - [xiii], 321p., cxxxvi. Original blind-stamped cloth, uncut, gilt lettering and vignettes to spine, partially colored folding map with minor repairs as frontispiece, folding tables in Appendix, tipped-in errata slip. Previous owner bookplate and bookseller's label on front endpaper. Light wear to extremities, some staining to boards. Tightly bound. Internally in excellent condition. A judge of the Supreme Court of NSW, Burton was a Member of the NSW Legislative Council (1857-1861) and its President between February 1858 and May 1861 and played an important role in the formation of early colonial law. Ferguson, 2493. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Grisly Wife Bookshop (ANZAAB/ILAB)]
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        1] Hog Hunting. The Find. [2] Hog Hunting. The Burst. [3] Hog Hunting. The Charge. [4] Hog Hunting. The Tired Pig.

      London Fores c 1840 - Four aquatints, with etching, uncoloured. Dimensions: 58.5 by 78.5cm. (23 by 31 inches). Complete set of these rare Indian hog hunting scenes. Captain Platt served in the 23rd Native Infantry Regiment in Bengal where these scenes took place. He was made a Captain in 1833, and Major in 1847, so these date to this time. He eventually died at the hands of mutineers from his own regiment in 1857, having made the rank of Colonel. Siltzer, p.335; Schwerdt III, p.122.

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        Gesamtansicht, "Hamburg".

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        BAYRISCHZELL. Blick von einem Feldweg über Wiesen auf den Ort, links Bauernhaus, auf dem Weg ein Wanderer, vorne rechts sitzende Bäuerin.

      - Öl auf Leinwand, um 1840, 31 x 38 cm. Stimmungsvolles Landschaftsbild in sehr qualitätvoller Ausführung. In breitem alten Goldrahmen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        \"Prag von Belvedere aus aufgenommen\". Blick auf die Moldaubrücke mit der Altstadt links, rechts die Prager Burg, auf dem Fluß Lastkähne und Flöße, im Vordergrund hübsche Personenstaffage.

       Altkol. Lithographie, um 1840, 42 x 66 cm. Alt auf getuschte Einfassungslinie geschnitten. Mit der Titelei auf dunkelblauem Karton montiert. - Die dekorative Ansicht in sehr feinem Altkolorit. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Europa, Tschechoslowakei (ehem.)

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        City of Nanking.

      Liverpool Jabez Vale n.d. circa 1840 - Broadside (31 x 29.5 cm. approx), printed in blue ink with a large pictorial vignette surrounded by an ornamental border. Rare Liverpool printed broadside. The text consists of a quote from Lord Byron followed by a nineteen-line text praising the city and giving details of its topography and features of interest. Nanking porcelain was a major export item and the city would have been of great interest to people in the West. The blue on white of the broadside presumably reflects the distinctive blue-and-white porcelain itself.

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        [Hand-Colored] A Picturesque Tour along the Rhine from Mentz to Cologne with illustrations of the scenes of remarkable events, and of popular traditions [Rheingegenden von Mainz bis Cölln]

      London: R. Ackermann, 1820 [i.e. c. 1840]. Translated from the German by John Black, from the Wiesbaden edition of 1819, Die Rheingegenden von Mainz bis Cölln. First English Edition, later issue, with all plates numbered, on J. Whatman Turkey Mill paper watermarked 1839. (Catalog descriptions of this title often fail to mention watermarked dates on the paper; even when the title page correctly specifies first edition, dates of the plates can vary widely from copy to copy: the printing plates were not re-engraved, but later impressions were pulled.) Imperial 4to: xiv,[2],178pp, with 24 "highly finished" (Hardie) hand-colored plates (by R. Havell, T. Sutherland and others after M. Schuetz) and folding map hand-colored in outline, engraved by Bartlett. Very handsomely bound in three-quarter red morocco over marbled boards, spine richly gilt in six compartments (two of which lettered in gilt), all edges marbled, marbled end papers, linen slipcase. A splendid, wide-margined example, occasional offsetting from plates to facing text (original tissue guards browned but plates virtually pristine), else clean, fresh and bright, with beautifully colored aquatints. Abbey (Travel) 217. Tooley 234. Graesse III, 59. Hardie, pp. 107-08. Prideaux, p. 337. ¶ Originally issued in six monthly parts in wrappers. One of the most beautiful of all view books, with plates depicting, among other locales, Bornhofen, the Mice Tower, Pfalz Castle, the salmon-fishery at Lurley, and Godesberg and the Seven Hills. Hardie, typically contrary, comments, "Though finely produced, the volume fails to rise above the ordinary type of show-book for a drawing room. . . . the subjects are too German in character, too pretty, too lacking in breadth and atmosphere. The best, perhaps, is the view of Thurnberg, where the square turreted castle standing high above the Rhine lends its own dignity to the drawing." N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. Fine.

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        Visits to Remarkable Places

      London: Longman and Green, 1840. Full leather. Very good. London: Longman and Green, 1840. Full leather. Eight volumes. Octavo. Visits to Remarkable Places; Rural and Domestic Life of Germany; Rural Life ogf England; Student Life of Germany; Homes and Haunts of the British Poets; Northern Heights of London, 1840; 1842; 1840; 1849; 1847 and 1869. A particularly handsome set in full tan polished calf with gilt decorative spine, red and green title labels, triple gilt rule to covers gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt. marbled endpapers, illustrated throughout.

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        Optical miniatures.

      France or Germany c 1840 - Five bisque porcelain lithophane plates, each 5.2 x 4.1 cm. A collection of rare lithophane plates showing various erotic subjects. Lithophanes are thin panels of glazed, translucent china that, when a strong light shines through from the back side, transform the relief into a delicate toned chiaroscuro scene, similar to a mezzotint. The process was invented by Baron de Bourgoing (1791–1834), who patented it in Paris in 1827. They were designed to be hung in windows or displayed before candle or firelight and were later adapted to lamp shades. Atypical examples of a process that generally featured religious themes, four of these lithophanes show a male and female coupling and a fifth features a woman with three members of the infantry. They are dressed from different time periods and, aside from one clerical interior, are in domestic, ordinary settings.

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        Aventures de Robinson Crusoe. Illustrations par Grandville.

      Fournier, 1840. in-8 demi-chagrin rouge à coins, dos à nerfs orné fleurons et filets à froid, filets et dentelles dorés, couvertures conservées (reliure moderne de style romantique), 610 pp. Bel exemplaire. Un des meilleurs titres de Granville (Carteret) Premier tirage des 40 gravures et du frontispice sur chine. Rare surtout dans cette condition.

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        'Glenelg, Holdfast Bay, 1840'. An original watercolour on paper (225 x 340 mm, signed in the bottom right-hand corner 'B Travers Solly'); one short closed tear to a blank portion near the bottom lefthand corner; in excellent condition, archivally mounted ready for framing

      A very rare early topographical view of the birthplace of the colony of South Australia. The artist is looking out to sea across the small settlement, taking in a handful of cottages or fishermen's huts, perhaps the 'Custom-house', a post-and-rail paddock, a solid and solitary tree stump, a lone pedestrian, a beached hulk, and on the water, a sailing ship making its departure. There is not much colour in the scene - perhaps there never was, especially to a new chum, if a contemporary account that notes 'The summer of 1840 set in unusually hot and trying' can be relied upon ('Memories of Early Days in South Australia', 1882). Nothing much has changed on that score ... The invaluable 'Dictionary of Australian Artists. Painters, Sketchers, Photographers and Engravers to 1870', edited by Joan Kerr, contains half a page on Solly. The following note incorporates and expands on that information. The artist arrived in South Australia on the 'Brightman' on 13 December 1840 (which narrows the period when this watercolour was produced to within about a fortnight). In March 1856 he married Jane Isabella Watts, the youngest daughter of the postmaster-general of South Australia (not to be confused with her namesake, whose anonymous memoir is quoted above). He then relocated to Tasmania, where he was assistant colonial secretary from 1857 to 1894. 'No information survives about Solly's training as an artist, but in his 1856 account of his family he refers to the artistic talent of his three sisters. As he was the youngest child, it is possible that his sisters influenced his artistic development.... His earliest drawings date from the late 1830s, when he was aged about nineteen, and continue until about 1894, when he was seventy-four. They are mainly landscapes, in pen, pencil or watercolour'. (The dictionary also contains an entry for one of the sisters, Amelia Solly [1811-1902]). Benjamin Solly's work is rarely encountered, and material such as this item, produced within days of his arrival in the fledgling colony of South Australia as a 20-year old immigrant, is an exciting discovery worthy of note.

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        HAYDN, Joseph (1732 - 1809)., "Joseph Haydn". Ganzfigur nach halblinks des Komponisten, rechts Notenständer, Hocker an dem ein Cello lehnt, sowie ein Notenheft am Boden. In hübscher Umrahmung mit Noten.

      Altkol. Lithographie mit Tonplatte bei Möser & Scherl, um 1840, 37,5 x 29 cm. Die in Gold gedruckte Umrahmung der dekorativen Darstellung ist oxydiert. Porträts, Musik

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        \"Schleiz und seine Umgebungen\". Gesamtansicht (13 x 19,5 cm), umgeben von 10 Teilansichten.

       Lithographie bei L. Sachse, Berlin, um 1840, 38,5 x 45,5 cm. Die hübschen Teilansichten zeigen u.a. Fürstliches Haus (2x), Wirtschafts-, Gotisches-, Reit-, Amt- und Erholungshaus, Bergkirche, St. Georgenkirche und die Schule. Unten mit Widmung an den Fürsten Heinrich LXII. - Zwei kleine Randeinrisse sorgfältig geschlossen, sonst tadellos. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Thüringen, Souvenir-Blätter

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        Lichtenwalde (Niederwiesa). - Schlossansicht. - "Lichtewalde".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Lithografie, um 1840. 25,6 x 35,3 cm (Darstellung ) / 36,4 x 44,8 cm (Blatt). Unterhalb betitelt und mit den Künstler- und Verlagsangaben versehen "Nach der Natur v. Act. Ranjie gez. v. Thamisch, auf Stein gez. v. O. Herrmann, Schloss Wolkenstein, Gedr. v. M. Bauer in Leipzig, Verlag der Wochenblatts Expedition zu Rochlitz". - Idyllische Ansicht der Schlossanlage auf der Anhöhe, welche zu den sogenannten "Sehenswerten Drei" Schlössern in Sachsen gehört. Dekorative Vedute im Zeitgeist der Romantik. Schöner kreidiger Druck auf Velinpapier. - Im Ganzen gut erhalten. Sprache: Deutsch

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        Chartes latines sur papyrus.

      Paris, Motte [puis :] Firmin Didot frères, 1835-1840, - 3 vol. in-folio. demi-veau, dos lisses ornés de filets et guirlandes dorés, tranches mouchetées (reliure de l'époque). Disparate de teinte, de fers et de taille des trois fascicules, rousseurs, un dos abîmé. Notre collection réunit 3 (sur 5) des fac-similés dits de l'Ecole des Chartes : il s'agit de textes d'apprentissage destinés aux élèves de l'Ecole et sélectionnés par Champollion-Figeac, alors conservateur des manuscrits la Bibliothèque royale. I. Charte latine sur papyrus d'Egypte, de l'année 876, appartenant à la Bibliothèque Royale ; publiée pour l'Ecole royale des Chartes, par l'ordre de M. Guizot, ministre de l'Instruction publique (1835, [2] ff. n. ch., et 9 planches de fac-similés à double page). - II. Chartes latines sur papyrus du VIe siècle de l'ère chrétienne, appartenant à la Bibliothèque Royale, et publiées pour l'Ecole royale des Chartes, d'après les ordres de M. le Ministre de l'Instruction-publique. 2e fascicule de la Collection des Chartes latines sur papyrus (1837, [2]-IV-4 pp. de texte et 10 planches de fac-similés à double page). - III. Chartes et manuscrits sur papyrus, de la Bibliothèque royale. Collection de fac-simile accompagnés de notices historiques et paléographiques et publiés pour l'Ecole royale des Chartes d'après les ordres de M. le Ministre de l'Instruction oublique (1840, 15 pp. de texte, et 8 planches de fac-similés à double page, montées sur onglets). - Manquent les fascicules IV-V consacrés aux Chartes en langue romane, et parus en 1841 ; l'expérience ne fut pas continuée après cette date. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Physiologie du Gout . Notice biographique par Alph. Karr.

      Paris Gabriel de Gonet s 1840 - 8vo., xxiii, 416pp., engraved frontispiece and seven engraved plates by Bertall, illustrated title-page vignette, numerous wood-engravings in the text, original pictorial gilt blind-stamped black cloth, all edges gilt, a very attractive copy. Never out of print, in a series of meditations that owe something to Montaigne's Essays, and have the discursive rhythm of an age of leisured reading and a confident pursuit of educated pleasures, Brillat-Savarin discourses on the pleasures of the table, which he considers a science. The simplest meal satisfied Brillat-Savarin, as long as it was executed with artistry. The father of low-carbohydrate diet, Brillat-Savarin considered sugar and white flour to be the cause of obesity. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Genealogie van het oud aanzienlijk geslacht van Hartsen, Opgemaakt naar echte bescheiden en documenten, door L. van Weleveld.

      Netherlands, (ca. 1840). Large folio, full morocco with gilt ornaments, professionally restored (report included), in slipcase. Exlibris Daniël de Bruin. Light foxing throughout. 78 pag., Manuscript with 5 large and ca. 75 small coats-of-arms, hand coloured with gold. Text in calligraphy. The genealogy starts with Jean de Hersen, ennobled Lille 1424 and runs through untill ca. 1840. The purpose of writing the genealogy was the entry of this family in the Dutch nobility. The last 27 pages consist of 33 'preuves'. Added are several manuscript and printed notes etc. concerning the families of Hartsen, Meulendijk, Heemskerk, Hooft, Dellafaille, v.d. Poll, Anslo, de Haan, van Gelder, Feitema etc. Also added is a portrait of c. Hartsen and a letter by Marie Prinses van Wied to Th. Heemskerk (1886). Another manuscript copy of this genealogy was given in 1998 to the Koninklijk Genootschap voor Geslacht- en Wapenkunde by mrs. E.M.L. Halbertsma-van Suchtelen van de Haare (see De Nederlandsche Leeuw 115(1998) nr. 9-10 with picture of title page). Our copy of this manuscript is mentioned in De Nederlandsche Leeuw 1941 pag. 402. H133

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        Chiesa dei SS. Apostoli Pietro e Paolo: onde nel terzo convegno Pio IV mosse la Processione solenne verso la Cattedrale per continuare l'impresa del Concilio.

      Monauni, Trento, 1840. Litografia di cm 25,5x31,5 Buono, ordinari segni d'uso e del tempo.

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        Histoire complète et costumes des ordres monastiques, réligieux et militaires, et des congrégations séculières des deux sexes; Avec notice, annotations et complément. I-VIII. [EIGHT VOLUMES].

      Paris, Ponce Lebas, 1838-1840. - Eight volumes. Crown quarto. Plus 620 lithographic plates of costume studies. (The pagination of the plates in volume 5 is somewhat haphazard, skipping some numbers and duplicating others on different plates.) Hardcover, uniformly bound in contemporary full molted blonde calf, spine richly decorated in gilt, green morocco lettering-piece in gilt to each spine, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled, cloth ribbon markers; some scuffs to boards, spine-ends occasionally slightly worn, one foot chipped. Some spotting and browning due to paper quality, otherwise fresh and bright. Attractive set, very wide margined. ~ First edition. Rare complete set. From the library of C. P. Mulder, renowned collector and international heraldry authority, with his charming armorial bookplate,"Nil Desperandum", to first free endpaper. For a complete catalogue of Mulder's library, from which we offer a considerable number of items, see: C. P. Mulder: "Catalogue of Works on Orders, Decorations and Medals in the Library of C. P. Mulder" (Rotterdam, 1988). See also: C. P. Mulder & A. A. Purves: "Bibliography of Orders and Decorations" (Copenhagen, 1999). Two earlier small ownership tickets, one rubbed, to each first pastedown.

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        \"Vue vers Alpnach et Sarnen prise sur le passage de la Rengg au pied du Mont Pilate\".

       Aquatinta von Himely nach Anton Winterlin bei Birmann, Basel, um 1840, 20 x 28 cm. Brun, Bd. 4, S. 696/7. - Anton Winterlin wurde 1805 in Degerfeld geboren. Schon in jungen Jahren kam er als Zeichner zu S. Birmann in Basel, wo er bis ins hohe Alter tätig war. Er schuf zahlreiche Zeichnungen, Aquarelle und Ölbilder. \"Seine Skizzenbücher ... zeigen eine außerordentlich sorgfältige, mit spitzem Bleistift oder mit der Feder hingeschriebene Vedutenkunst\" (Brun). Kupferstiche, Aquatinten und Lithographien entstanden nach seinen Vorlagen. - Breitrandig und tadellos erhalten. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Europa, Schweiz

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        Oriental Courtyard Scene.

      1840 - Watercolour and gouache on paper (26 x 12 cm), signed "Eug. Flandin" lower left corner, mounted at edges onto a contemporary ink-ruled support sheet, this covered by a later gilt slip and silk-faced mount, framed and glazed (53.5 x 45.5 cm). The scene depicts a colonnaded inner courtyard of a complex of old buildings, the main focus on a relatively short, but distinctive, octagonal tower or minaret, with the dome of a mosque visible beyond. Eugene Napoleon Flandin (1803-1876), was an orientalist painter who studied under Horace Vernet. In 1840, he was sent on a mission to Persia in order to gather information on the evolution of the country under the reign of Mohammad Chah Qadjar. Accompanied by the architect and painter Pascal Coste, they created a a pictorial record of the ancient and modern monuments throughout modern day Iran, Syria and Turkey. They visited Hamadan, Ispahan, ancient Persepolis, then finally Mossoul, and Constantinople. Upon their return they compiled an album of six volumes entitled Voyage en Perse. Flandin returned to the Middle East in 1844, this time in Mesopotamia. He then published another album of his Middle East travels, l'Orient, in 1856 in four volumes. He exhibited at the Paris Salon, obtaining a second place medal in 1837. He was decorated with the cross of the Legion of Honour in 1842. His works have been displayed in museums in Auch, Caen, Lille, Marseille, La Roche-sur-Yon, Rouen and Versailles. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Monreal 1840.

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

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        Exophtalmus durch Hypertrophie des Zellgewebes in der Augenhöhle (pp.197-204, 220-228).

      Wschr. ges. Heilk., 1840/13-14. - Berlin, bei August Hirschwald, 28ten März und 4 ten April, 1840, 8, pp.197-228, feiner Pappband. First Edition! "In Europe, outside the British Isle, exophtalmus goitre, or Graves's disease, is know as "Basedow's disease". Carl Adolph von Basedow's (1799-1854) accurate description for four cases in which he described exophthalmos, goitre and palpitation let to the phrase "Merseburg triad", associating these conditions with the name of his own town. He also mentioned emaciation, excessive perspiration, and nervousness as additional symptoms and anticipated later methods of treatment by his advocacy of mineral waters containing iodide and bromide of sodium." Garrison & Morton No.3816

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        Travels in Madeira, Sierra Leone, Teneriffe, St. Jago, Cape Coast, Fernando Po, Princess Island, etc. etc.

      London: 11, Ryder's Court, Leicester Square.: George Routledge, 1840 1840, 2nd ed, VG, 6 pls (including frontis). In contemporary full calf, decorative blind tooling, gilt edge tooling, corners bumped. Spine, raised bands, decorative gilt tooling, gilt titles to red calf label, edges rubbed. Internally, frontis, [5], (iv-x), [2], [1], 2-491 pp, 6 pls (1 folding), red marbled endpapers & text block edges, bookplate to fpd (Sir John Marjoribanks 1830-1884), ink dedication to ffep (to Sir John 1848), some faint edge browning, offsetting, some very occasional spotting, & foxing to folding plate, printed by G Norman, 29, Maiden-Lane, Covent-Garden. (Folio, 134*211 mm). (Cordell - The Human Tradition in Modern Africa. Gentlemens Magazine V173-174 #705). Please contact for more information. A reprint of Vol 1, of Holman's Voyage around the world (1834), with a new titlepage. Holman was known as 'The Blind Traveler' and traveled extensively especially in China and Africa. See ODNB.

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        View of a street with several people

      View of a street with several people. Watercolour and bodycolour over pencil on thick brown paper, 340 x 243 mm. Monogrammed 'ADR' and dated '1840' lower left. Slight edge-wear, due to previous framing. Lit.: Thieme Becker XXVIII, p. 430.

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        Hadamar von Chuenringen, oder die Gründung des Klosters Zwettl in Unterösterreich Ein histor. Gemälde aus dem Mittelalter vaterländischer Begebeheiten

      244 Halbleder Halbledereinband, Titel mit der Hand auf dem Buchrücken geschrieben. Einige Aufkleber mit Nummern auf dem Einband. Einband bestossen und stärker berieben. Ersten zwei Seiten unten etwa 0,5 cm abgeschnitten aber ohne Textverlust. Durchgehend stockgelb und teilweise stärker Verschmutzung unten rechts wo man die Blätter umgeblättert hat. Einige Nummern in alte Hand auf einige Blätter. Sehr selten - Worldcat gibt 3 Kopien an aber alle nur die Ausgabe von 1840. Einzige Kopie in Europa ist in der Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Seckenberg

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        Travels in Madeira, Sierra Leone, Teneriffe, St. Jago, Cape Coast, Fernando Po, Princess Island, etc. etc.

      London: 11, Ryder's Court, Leicester Square.: George Routledge, 1840 1840, 2nd ed, VG, 6 pls (including frontis). In contemporary full calf, decorative blind tooling, gilt edge tooling, corners bumped. Spine, raised bands, decorative gilt tooling, gilt titles to red calf label, edges rubbed. Internally, frontis, [5], (iv-x), [2], [1], 2-491 pp, 6 pls (1 folding), red marbled endpapers & text block edges, bookplate to fpd (Sir John Marjoribanks 1830-1884), ink dedication to ffep (to Sir John 1848), some faint edge browning, offsetting, some very occasional spotting, & foxing to folding plate, printed by G Norman, 29, Maiden-Lane, Covent-Garden. (Folio, 134*211 mm). (Cordell - The Human Tradition in Modern Africa. Gentlemens Magazine V173-174 #705). Please contact for more information. A reprint of Vol 1, of Holman's Voyage around the world (1834), with a new titlepage. Holman was known as 'The Blind Traveler' and traveled extensively especially in China and Africa. See ODNB.

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        BLAUBEUREN., "Oberamts-Stadt Blaubeuren". Gesamtansicht von Südosten, im Vordergrund auf der Ulmer Straße Kutsche und Bauern, rechts Schafherde.

      Lithographie von Eberhard Emminger, um 1840, 22 x 34 cm. Schefold 689. - Im unteren Rand zwischen der Beschriftung kleine Klosteransicht. Tadellos erhalten. Baden-Württemberg

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        Syria, the Holy Land, Asia Minor.

      London Fisher circa 1840 - 3 volumes, 4to., 3 frontispieces, 2 maps, 117 steel-engraved plates after Bartlett and others, a little light spotting, generally clean and fresh, contemporary reddish brown polished calf gilt, spines in six compartments, black morocco lettering pieces to second, green morocco numbering pieces to third, others richly gilt, raised bands,spines faded, corners worn, an excellent set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MASTER HUMPHREY'S CLOCK With Illustrations by George Cattermole and Hablot Browne

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1840-1841.. Large 12mo, three volumes; pp. [i-v] vi [misnumbered "iv"] [vii-viii] [1] 2-306; [i-v] vi [1] 2-306; [i-v] vi [1] 2-426, three frontispieces, 170 woodcut illustrations and 25 decorative initials, most drawn by H. K. Browne, mid-nineteenth-century three-quarter brown leather and marbled boards, spine richly tooled in blind, with brown leather title and number pieces, brown coated endpapers. First edition. MASTER HUMPHREY'S CLOCK was a weekly magazine Dickens intended as a flexible framework for his fiction and other writing in more frequently published units. Circulation fell quickly and a serial, THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP, began in the fourth issue. BARNABY RUDGE followed and, upon completion of that serial (a total of 88 weekly parts), Dickens returned to the monthly parts format. This is an fairly early copy of the three volume form with the most of the errors called for by Smith. Smith 6. Leather rubbed and scuffed at edges, edges of text block a bit darkened, several stains on page 13 of volume one, minimal scattered foxing, illustrations generally quite clean and sharp, a sound, attractive copy. (#157236)

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        Voyages of the Dutch brig of war Dourga, through the southern and little-known parts of the Moluccan Archipelago, and along the previously unknown southrn coast of New Guinea, performed during the years 1825 & 1826.

      Madden London 1840 - First English edition. 8vo., xxiv, .365pp., 2 maps (1 double-page), original yellow blindstamped cloth gilt, spine fade to olive and with neat repairs. Ferguson 3016. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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