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        PRAG., "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. Europa, Tschechoslowakei (ehem.)

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        Fleurs fruits et feuillages choisis de l'ile de Java.Brussels, Librairie Européenne C. Muquardt, [1880]. Folio. With 40 full-page chromolithographed plates after original watercolours by the author, each plate accompanied by one text leaf, with descriptions in English and French. Original publisher's red half cloth, printed boards.

      - GFB, p. 60; Plesch, p. 349; Stafleu & Cowan 3025; Stiftung für Botanik 363; Tomasi, An Oak Spring Flora 87; cf. Nissen, BBI 931 (first edition). Magnificent colour-plate book by the Belgian artist Berthe Hoola van Nooten (1840-1885) showing Javanese fruits and flowers, beautifully chromolithographed by P. de Pannemaeker. Shortly after having followed her husband to Java, Indonesia, Hoola van Nooten became a widow at 21, leaving her in debt and with a family to support. To make a living, she took to painting the flora of the island. Her extraordinary sketches show the exuberant colour display of tropical fruits and flowers, ideally suited to the new technique of chromolithography. "Van Nooten was clearly a more than competent artist, for the splendid tropical plants, with their lush foliage, vividly coloured flowers and exotic fruit, have been depicted with great skill" (Tomasi). Binding restored, new endpapers, some browning. A good copy of an impressive book. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Practical Remarks on the Causes, Nature, and Treatment of Deformaties of the Spine, Chest, and Limbs, Muscular Weakness, Weak Joints, Muscular Contractions, and Stiff Joints; with Illustrative Plates and Cases

      Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London 1840 - Black cloth over boards, cover has a design, but spine lettering faded to invisibility, foxing, title page and plates have a stamp "Belfast Medical Society," which does not affect images. 192 pages of text and 35 plates. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Album with 32 photographs of Tasmania].Hobart, [ca. 1895]. Oblong folio (30 x 41cm). With 32 original photographs (ca. 17 x 23 cm), pasted on paperboard. Later gold-tooled red morocco.

      Long, Tasmanian Photographers 1840-1940: A Directory (1995), p.12; Michael Roe, [article on Beattie], in: Australian Dictionary of Biography VII, pp. 232-33. Beautifully bound album with a magnificent collection of 32 original photographs of Tasmania, made by John Watt Beattie (1859-1930) at the end of the 19th century. Beattie arrived in Tasmania in 1879 as an amateur dry-plate photographer of scenic views. He began to work with the Anson Brothers in 1882. In 1892, Beattie bought out the Anson Brothers' very large collection of large format studio portraits and negatives. The photographs include 10 views of Hobart and surroundings (including a view from the bay, a photograph of an original sketch by an eye-witness: "The first days of Hobart, Collins Camp, Sullivan's Cove, Feb. 1804", Elizabeth Street, Cathedral, Bellerive), Mount Wellington with hunter, Mount Ida, Lake St. Clair (3), Mount Byron & Cuvier, giant eucalyptus giant, cedar trees on way to Great Lake, Mount King William, from track to Arrowsmith, Track to Fern Tree Bower, forest views, Mount Olympus from Laura Creek, King Williams Pines, Lake Marion, Garrs Tree Hill track, Hartz Mountains, etc. Very good collection.

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        [Prominent Ottoman and entourage boarding boats before the Kilic Ali Pasha Mosque].[Istanbul?, ca. 1830/50?]. Watercolour drawing on wove paper (29.5 x 45 cm) with highlights in shellac and a thin black border. Mounted on a larger sheet of paper in a passe-partout.

      For the King family: Debrett's Peerage 1840, p. 423 & 1861, p. 338; (Debrett's) Baronetage LXXV (1893), p. 127. A lively scene on the Tophane Quay in Istanbul, with the background dominated by the dome and minaret of the 1580 Kilic Ali Pasha Mosque. The tip of a second minaret, perhaps from a different mosque, is visible in the distance. On the quay, an opulently dressed black-bearded Ottoman (a high official in the Emperor's court or a wealthy merchant?) stands in the centre of the scene with his entourage. He wears red robes trimmed with gold and with black decorations, a white turban around a red fez, and a gold waistband with the hilts of two guns sticking out, and carries a walking stick in his left hand. His entourage includes a white-bearded Islamic holy man(?) with a green turban around a red fez, a Greek or Armenian man in a black hat, a dark-skinned woman in green robes, holding a bundle, and several other men, women and children. They appear to be preparing to depart in the boats that stand ready. Two more dark-skinned women, in white robes with red and blue stripes, follow the party deferentially. Several people appear in the boats in addition to their crews. Four more white-bearded Islamic holy men (each again with a green turban around red fez) sit in one with some women, while two Ottoman infantrymen with bayonets stand in another, one just stepping out. Other parts of the quay show various men busy with their trades or smoking long pipes. From the collection of Hooton Pagnell Hall in Yorkshire, England. With a 1.5 cm tear in the water at the foot of the scene, not approaching the boats, and otherwise in very good condition. A lively and fascinating scene on a quay in Istanbul, with the dome and minaret of Kilic Ali Pasha Mosque prominently shown.

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        Landschaftsansicht bei Mettlach,

      - Lithographie auf Tonplatte nach Baron de Bar bei Lemercier, Paris, um 1840, 25,5x38 cm *Seltene, romantische Landschaftsansicht.

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        Rome and its surrounding scenery; illustrated with engravings by W.B. Cooke from drawings by eminent Artists.

      Charles Tilt, London 1840 - Legatura coeva in vitello biondo con nervi, fili e titolo oro al dorso. Cornici oro e a secco ai piatti. Copertina editoriale conservata all interno. Tagli oro. Ottimo esemplare con minime tracce di usura agli angoli e ai margini dei piatti. Prima edizione. Ex libris cartaceo al contropiatto e antica firma al verso della carta di guardia. 4to (cm. 27), VII(1), 216 pp. con 30 raffinate tavole f.t. incise su acciaio, ciascuna protetta da una carta bianca, di cui una su doppia pagina (veduta di Roma dal Gianicolo). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        [Small archive of six documents on Nathaniel Sawyer, father and son, concerning Revolutionary War Widow's Benefits and a War of 1812 Seaman's Capture]

      1840. One seaman's document torn through at most of the folds, else the remainder very good overall, some soiling and spotting.. 7 sheets. The first four documents concern Nathaniel Sawyer (1784-1875) of Wilton, New Hampshire (son of Nathaniel Sawyer), who was a seaman, at least as early as 1804, and served during the War of 1812, when he was captured in Bengal and returned to England as a sailor on a ship of the East India Company, becoming a prisoner of war on his arrival. The last two documents concern the application by his mother, Prudence (1757-1839) to obtain a pension for the service during the Revolutionary War of her husband, Nathaniel Sawyer (1750-1807) under the 1838 law "An Act granting half-pay and pensions to certain widows." The documents are: 1. Dec. 12, 1804. Partially printed Seaman's Certificate with seal completed by hand, signed by Joseph Wilson as Collector of the District of Marblehead. Sawyer is listed as 21 years of age and six feet tall, dark complexion (8 3/4 x 14 3/4 inches). 2. Jan. 22, 1811. Partially printed Seaman's Certificate with seal completed by hand, signed by William W. Oliver, as (Deputy) Collector of the District of Salem and Beverly. William Wait Oliver (1778-1869) was Salem's longest tenured officer. (3) May 15, 1812, Boston. Note. to "certify that Nathaniel Sawyer has been with me on a voyage to the North of Spain... and that he has paid the customary hospital dues at the Custom House of this port to this day," signed Henry Russell, master. 4. Sept. 25, 1813. Fort William, Bengal. A letter certifying and sealed that Sawyer was captured in Bengal on the Schooner Alligator and is "being permitted to enter as a seaman on board the ... East India Company's ship Northhampton," to return to England, as long as he does not have to raise arms against the United States, and upon arriving in England, will be taken as a prisoner of war." Signed A. Hennessy, Town Major. 5. Sept. 3, 1838. Partially printed document. Sent by attorney Giles Yates to Asaph Sawyer of Cohoes, son of Prudence. in which Giles explains how to complete a New York State document, "Declaration in order to Obtain benefit of the act of Congress of the 7th July 1838 entitled 'An Act granting half-pay and pensions to certain widows'." In ink and pencil, with a long note on the last page explaining listing the information needed. Giles Fonda Yates (1796-1859) was a Schenectady attorney. 6. Sept. 30, 1840. Letter from Giles to [Asaph Sawyer] beginning "Since I last wrote you or conversed with on the subject of Mrs. Sawyer's claim, I have discovered the key to unravel the mystery" which turns out to be the specific names of people her husband served with as well as their attestations. Penciled notes on the verso detailing Sawyer's war record. But by then, Prudence Sawyer was dead. Abiel Abbot Livermore: History of the Town of Wilton, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, pp. 62-3; 459. NPS: Pickled Fish and Salted Provisions: Historical Musings from Salem Maritime.

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        Berlin. Die katholische Kirche.

      - altgouachierte Lithographie m. Tonplatte n. u. v. Lütke b. Schröder in Berlin, um 1840, 13 x 19 Kiewitz, Nr. 796 D; Ernst, Lütke, L.E., Nr. 20. - Das Blatt in prachtvollem Altkolorit. Wie bei altkol. Blättern häufig auch hier die Ansicht bis zur Bildkante beschnitten und montiert. - Blick vom Opernplatz zur St. Hedwigskirche, mittig im Hgr. die Friedrichswerdersche Kirche.

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        Teilansicht, Altmarkt, "Der Alt Markt in Potsdam".

      - kol. Lithographie n. u. v. Lütke ( Druck Königl. Lith. Institut ) b. Schröder in Berlin, um 1840, 18 x 27 Schöne Ansicht mit Obelisk, Nikolailirche und dem alten Rathaus.

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        Schloß Charlottenhof, "Charlottenhof bei Potsdam.".

      - Lithographie v. Lütke ( Druck Königl. lith. Institut ) b. Schröder in Berlin, um 1840, 18,3 x 28 Nicht bei Drescher/Kroll. - Blick zum Schloß, i. Vgr. Parkanlage mit Springbrunnen. Unter der Ansicht mittig die Adresse "Verlag v. E.H. Schröder in Berlin, Königstrasse 37".

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        LITHOGRAPH., "L'Imprimeur Lithographe et L'Imprimeur en Taille-Douce". Blick in eine Druckerei, die Drucker beim Aufbringen der Farbe, an der Steindruckpresse, beim Drucken. An der Wand fertige Arbeiten und ein Porträt von Senefelder, links ein Regal mit Lithosteinen.

      Altkol. Lithographie von V. Janson bei L. Hachette, um 1840, 27 x 35,5 cm. Blatt 10 aus der Folge "Arts et Métiers". - In den Rändern gering fleckig, rechts und links jeweils ein kleiner hinterlegter Randeinriss. Berufe

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        Golfo di Baia

      Napoli 1840 - Gouache su carta raffigurante il golfo di Baia, databile al periodo 1830/40. Baia (l'antica Baiae) è una frazione del comune di Bacoli, in provincia di Napoli, nell'area dei Campi Flegrei. Il suo golfo, racchiuso tra i rilievi di Punta Lanterna a sud (su cui è posto il Castello Aragonese) e Punta Epitaffio a nord, non è altro che un antico cratere vulcanico, risalente a circa 8.400 anni fa e conservatosi solo per metà, essendo la sua parte ad oriente sprofondata o del tutto erosa dal mare. In ottimo stato di conservazione. Dimensioni 508 390mm

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        MAXIMILIAN II., König von Bayern (1811 - 1864)., "Maximilian Kronprinz von Bayern". Ganzfigur nach halbrechts in Uniform zu Pferde, bei einem Ausritt mit seinem Adjutanten und einem Bedienten, links das Schloß Hohenschwangau, dahinter die Berge.

      Altkolorierte Lithographie von Gustav Kraus, in der Platte signiert und datiert 1840, 53,5 x 43 cm. Pressler 597 Lentner 4970: "Ungemein dekoratives seltenes Porträt, militärkostümlich von besonderem Interesse". Aus der Serie der sog. "Fürstenbilder". - In aufwendigem Handarbeitsrahmen. - Herrliches Altkolorit. Porträts, Maximilian II. Kön.v.Bay., Wittelsbacher

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        Malacologie Méditerranéenne et littorale, ou description des mollusques qui vivent dans la Méditerranée ou sur le continent de l'Italie, ainsi que des coquilles qui se trouvent dans les terrains tertiaires Italiens, avec des observations sur leur anatomie, leurs moeurs, leur analogie et leur gisement. Ouvrage servant de faune malacologique Italienne et de complément a la Conchiologia fossile subapennica de Brocchi.

      - Bruxelles, M. Hayez, 1840. Large 4to (29.1 x 22.0 cm). 173 pp., 12 engraved plates of which six finely hand-coloured (double suite). Contemporary blue limp leather, blue printed label with hand-written title on front wrapper.l Very rare and important publication on Mediterranean molluscs by the Belgian malacologist François Joseph Cantraine (1801-1863), with the plates in double suite, hand-coloured, and plain. With the descriptions of new species. The work is particularly important for its fine illustrations of living animals and shells of often new or poorly known species (e.g. Pteropoda and Nudibranchia, but also Helicidae). Even the smaller species are figured in great detail. We have never seen a double suite copy before. Usually this work is dated as from 1841, perhaps because volume 13 of the Mémoires of the Académie royale in Brussels were published in that year. This, however, is an offprint, dated 1840, and there is no reason to doubt that it was published in that year. Some plate references, e.g. to plate 13, are incorrect. Lacks the single page "Table alphabetique". Spine cover slightly chipped, cancellation stamp over old stamp on title page, some light, marginal spots to a few plates. Colouring very good. Caprotti, p. 15; Not in Nissen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Panoramaansicht, "Lago Maggiore".

      - altgouachierte Aquatinta v. Citterio n. G. Garibaldi b. Antonio Vallardi, um 1840, 22 x 86,5 Prachtvolles gouachiertes Aquatintapanorama. Blick von Sankt Caterina del Sasso zu den Borromäischen Inseln. Am rechten Rand die Stadt Lavano, am gegenüber liegenden Ufer Pallanza und Intra. Links Blick nach Süden mit Meina in der Ferne. - Mit graubraun laviertem Rand (etwas unterschiedlich). - rechts oben wohl etwas retuschiert.

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        Manuscript on paper entitled "Grundsätze zur Verfassung einer richtigen Baukunst." 1 p.l., 96 pp., written in a neat & legible German hand. Bound-in are eight large & fine plates with water-color washes over pen-&-ink drawings. 4to (237 x 180 mm.), cont. marbled boards

      [Münich: ca. 1840]. A most handsomely illustrated manual on building techniques and materials. The author, about whom we know nothing, describes brick-making, masonry, and carpentry techniques. He also discusses the materials used in building such as stone, timber, bricks, etc. Perhaps the most fascinating section is his account of the construction of a bomb-proof bunker ("Über die Herstellung Bombenfreyer Räume"). The large and beautifully executed plates (305 x 420 mm.), on thick paper, depict brickwork, vaulted structures, arches, wooden joints, three roof constructions, etc. The book served as a textbook for engineering students, with a manuscript ownership note of the Bavarian engineering student, officer, and landowner Alexander Guiot du Ponteil (1824-79), with his purchase note on front paste-down. With the contemporary ownership inscription of "Johann Huschke, Ober-sapper." Fine condition.

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        Modello di calligrafia eseguito da Ippolito d'Aste Genovese.

      - Tipografia e Litografia Ponthenier, (1840-1841 ca.). PRIMA edizione. (con attestato di libera circolazione). Album di cm. 34,5x26,7 circa; pagine 8, 20 tavole numerate; legatura coeva in mezza pelle verde con tassello in pelle verde, cornice dorata e titolo in oro al centro del piatto anteriore. DEDICA a Carlo Alberto di Savoia. Le pagine iniziali contengono una prefazione dell'Autore, datata 1840 con la narrazione sulle origini della calligrafia e la descrizione delle principali scritture. Splendide le tavole, riccamente ornate con volute, fiori e figure. Le belle grafie, firmate tra gli altri dai fratelli Campo, C. Magrini, Casanova, Enr. Parmiani, Honoré Vidal, sono realizzate con una curiosa tecnica mista che oltre all'incisione e alla litografia, in alcuni casi, contempla anche l'utilizzo leggero del colore. L'ultima tavola è un tromp-l'oeil formato da vari biglietti, incisioni, cartoncini, musica su fondo a ramage. Axs [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Germany: Circa 1840. Thirty-two paintings of cakes and tortes presented together as a folding frieze which, when fully extended, measures almost three-and-a-half metres in length. Certain words in the hand-written descriptions are specific to Germany in the 1840s and suggest that the frieze was utilised as something akin to a baker's catalogue shown to customers who could then order specific items for particular occasions, or as a striking shopfront display for the window. In addition to the traditional chocolate cakes and apple and linzer tortes are more curiously named creations including a 'Brassilianer'. A folding frieze of 32 gouache paintings each with individual hand-written text, each panel measuring 138 mm x 105 mm, the complete frieze is 3500 mm in length, fresh and strong colour, a few marks but in excellent condition, housed in a modern brown linen case with decorative ribbon ties, paper label to front board.

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        Oesterreich im Jahre 1840

      Leipzig Otto Wigand 1840 - Schirnding, Ferdinand Leopold, Graf von (1808-1845)."Oesterreich im Jahre 1840. Staat und Staatsverwaltung, Verfassung und Cultur. Von einem österreichischen Staatsmanne". Leipzig: O. Wigand, 1840. 8vo. 2 Bde. "Erster Band": X (recte VIII), (2), 372 S. "Zweiter Band": IV, (2), 330 S. OHLwd. Einbände. Innen durchgehend nur wenig Braunfleckig, sonst sehr gut erhalten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ems und seine Umgegend'.

      - gouachierte u. eiweißgehöhte Aquatinta v. Hürlimann n. Rordorf b. J. Hölscher in Koblenz, um 1840, 30 x 43 Souvenirblatt mit 15 Ansichten. - Mittig Gesamtansicht über die Lahn umgeben von Ansichten von Koblenz, neuem Kursaal, Kurhaus, Ems vom Eselstall, Silberschmelze, Vier Türme, Sporkenburg, Ems von der Strasse von Nassau, Evangelische Kirche, Kesselbrunnen, Nassau, Dausenau, Nievern und Lahnstein.

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        A Description of the Canals and Rail Roads of the United States, comprehending notices of all the works of Internal Improvement throughout the Several States

      New York: Tanner and Disturnell, 1840. enlarged edition. Hardcover. Ex-Library. 1840, enlarged edition. 272 pp., complete with 3 fold out maps (NY/ Erie Canal - Pennsylvania - Large fold-out map of railroads in the United States tipped-in to the rear blank) and 2 fold-out charts. Hardcover, 8vo., original cloth. An ex-library copy with a sticker on the spine, bookplates on the front endpapers and stamps on the first few pages. The text and maps are free of library markings. Heavy wear to binding, including loss to spine cloth, but the binding is still intact. Each map has 1 or 2 neat vertical splits along the lower folds, but are complete, bright and clean. The large map of the US (as far west as modern day Wyoming, has some tape repair along the folds, but is embellished with color and quite impressive. HOWES T26. Digital images available upon request.

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        Spécies générales et iconographie des coquilles vivantes comprenant la collection du Muséum d'Histoire naturelle de Paris, la collection Lamarck, celle du Prince Masséna (appartenant maintenant A. M. B. Delessert) et les découvertes récentes des voyageurs. Famille des canalifères. II. pyrule (Melongenidae, Ficidae, Buccinidae), fasciolaire (Fasciolariidae), turbinelle (Vasidae), cancellaire (Cancellariidae).

      Paris, Rousseau, and J. B. Baillière, 1840-1841. 4to (32.0 x 25.0 cm). Title page and half title, 146 pp., 58 finely hand-coloured engraved plates [34 pp., 15 plates (pyrule); 19 pp., 13 plates (fasciolaire); 50 pp., 21 plates (turbinelle); 43 pp., 9 plates (cancellaire)]. Contemporary half cloth over marbled boards. Spines with gilt title. Marbled endpapers.l A very rare large-paper edition of this beautifully executed work of great scientific (taxonomical and nomenclatural) importance containing the descriptions and illustrations of many new and poorly-known shells. The larger quarto edition is more suitable to the fine illustrations by Duménil, Roch, Vaillant, Kiener himself, and others, as this work was meant to be of both scientific and aesthetic value. Nissen only mentions the 8vo edition, but on original wrappers from Kiener's time the work was stated to be available in "Grand in-8°, papier grand-raisin...figures coloriées. 6 fr.", AND "Grand in-4°, papier vélin satiné, figures coloriées 12 [fr]", i.e. twice as expensive. Louis Charles Kiener (1799-1881) made use of the famous Delessert collection and that of the Natural History Museum of Paris, the largest and most varied repositories of conchological material on the continent. "He soon put it to good use; and in 1834 he published the first part of his ‘Spécies'... This exquisitely illustrated iconography, started before the Sowerbys and Reeve began to issue theirs, appeared at intervals up to 1880, when eleven volumes had been completed" (Dance, A History of Shell Collecting). This volume covers several groups with generally large, and colourful species. The fine, hand-coloured plates by Maubert, Roch, De la Haye, and others are among the most beautiful illustrations ever published. Slight rubbing to the boards, a few sections in the text spotted, in particular that of pyrule, but generally rather clean; a few plates with some spots, but mostly clean. The colouring strong yet subtle, often bright, enhanced with gum arabic. Caprotti, p. 197; Dance, p. 137; Faber, pp. 64-65; Nissen ZBI, 2183.

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        NEUSTADT/Saale., "die berühmte ehemalige Kaiser-Burg Salzburg, nebst Neuhaus bei Neustadt an der fränkischen Saale". Gesamtansicht.

      Lithographie von H. Stauch bei J.B. Scheiner, Würzburg, um 1840, 26 x 35 cm. Nicht bei Lentner. - Sehr seltene Ansicht. BAYERN, Franken

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        BERUFE., Neun Berufsdarstellungen auf einem Blatt in einer floralen Umrandung. Gezeigt werden der Scharfrichter, Feuerwerker, Tabakfabrikant, Messner (Küster), Badehaus-Inhaber, Mosaikarbeiter, Sprachmeister, Ingenieur und der Totengräber.

      Lithographie bei M.R. Toma, um 1840, 29 x 37,5 cm. Aus der dekorativen und seltenen Folge: "Der Mensch und sein Beruf", in Lieferungen erschienen, Wien 1835-1841. - Im linken Eck ein leichter Wasserrand. Berufe, Badewesen, Feuerwerk, Feuerwerker, Ingenieurwesen, Mosaik, Tabak

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        Neun Berufsdarstellungen auf einem Blatt in einer floralen Umrandung. Gezeigt werden der Scharfrichter, Feuerwerker, Tabakfabrikant, Messner (Küster), Badehaus-Inhaber, Mosaikarbeiter, Sprachmeister, Ingenieur und der Totengräber.

       Lithographie bei M.R. Toma, um 1840, 29 x 37,5 cm. Aus der dekorativen und seltenen Folge: \"Der Mensch und sein Beruf\", in Lieferungen erschienen, Wien 1835-1841. - Im linken Eck ein leichter Wasserrand. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Berufe, Badewesen, Feuerwerk, Feuerwerker, Ingenieurwesen, Mosaik, Tabak

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        BERUFE. Neun Berufsdarstellungen auf einem Blatt in einer floralen Umrandung. Gezeigt werden der Scharfrichter, Feuerwerker, Tabakfabrikant, Messner (Küster), Badehaus-Inhaber, Mosaikarbeiter, Sprachmeister, Ingenieur und der Totengräber.

      - Lithographie bei M.R. Toma, um 1840, 29 x 37,5 cm. Aus der dekorativen und seltenen Folge: "Der Mensch und sein Beruf", in Lieferungen erschienen, Wien 1835-1841. - Im linken Eck ein leichter Wasserrand.

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        Voyage dans l'Amérique méridionale (le Brésil, la république orientale de l'Uruguay, la république Argentine, la Patagonie, la république du Chili, la république de Bolivia, la république du Perou). Exécuté dans le cours des années 1826, 1827, 1828, 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832 et 1833. Atlas zoologique. Mollusques.

      - Paris, P. Bertrand; Strasbourg, V. Levrault, 1840-[1847]. "Folio" size (33.7 x 25.0 cm). With 79 (of 86) lithographed and mostly handcoloured plates. In recent portfolio with paper boards and title on the spine.l A complete set of the scientific results of Alcide d'Orbigny's seven years of travel and exploration in South America is a true rarity, and even the individual parts are all very rare because the production of this work, which started two years after his return in 1835, took 15 years before completion. This is the near-complete atlas of the "Mollusques", with plates 1-76, 79-80, lacking only a few plates at the end, viz., 77-78, and 81-85. The final plates are often lacking. Most plates are in a very good condition, and extremely well-coloured. The numbering of plate 38 corrected to 36; the two different plates 41 corrected to 41a, and 41b (recte 41, 41bis). One plate with small paper loss in the margin. A very good, clean set of plates of this fabulous work. Nissen ZBI, 3021. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg]
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        Les Petits flâneurs.

      Désirée Eymery 1840 ca, Paris - Petit in-8 de (2)-84 pp, cartonnage crème de l'éditeur orné d'une lithographie coloriée au centre d'un décor floral. Charmant enfantina orné de 15 lithographies hors texte et 1 au centre du titre, de Paul Petit, coloriées à l'époque, sur papier fort. Infimes rousseurs. Pas dans Gumuchian. Bel exemplaire ; pâles rousseurs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bonnefoi Livres Anciens]
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        Manuel de métallurgie générale. Suivi d'additions extraites du supplément de Lampadius, traduit, revu, augmenté et mis au niveau des connaissances actuelles, par G. A. Arrault.

      Paris, Carillan-Goeury & Veuve Dalmont, 1840. ____ Première édition française. "De toutes les sciences d'application, la métallurgie est une de celles qui ont été cultivées le plus tard en France. C'est peut être à cette cause que l'on doit attribuer l'absence de traités élémentaires, dont le besoin se fait de plus en plus sentir." Arrault, le traducteur, ingénieur des Mines a fait de considérables additions à l'ouvrage de Wilhelm August Lampadius (1772-1842) était professeur de chimie et de minéralogie à l'Académie des Mines, de Freyberg. Illustré de 4 planches déliantes. Minimes rousseurs. *-------*. 2 volumes in-8. [211 x 126 mm] Collation : XI, (1), 504 pp., 3 pl. dépl. / (4), 531 pp., 1 pl. dépl. Demi-basane brune, dos orné de filets dorés, tranches mouchetées. (Reliure de l'époque.).

      [Bookseller: Hugues de Latude]
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        VARLAR. Schloss Varlar von Südosten.

      - Lithographie von A. Dircks nach Th. Ottmer, gedruckt von W. Severin, Düsseldorf, um 1840, 24,5 x 39,5 cm. Westfalia picta Bd. VI, Nr. 436. - Ansicht des ehemaligen Praemonstratenserklosters. Im Zuge der Säkularisation ging das Kloster an die Wild- und Rheingrafen zu Salm-Grumbach. Die zentrale Klosteranlage wurde abgebrochen, erhalten blieb der Westtrakt und der Südflügel mit dem sog. "Rittersaal". - Bis zur Einfassungslinie beschnitten und alt montiert mit dem handschriftlichen Titel.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        AACHEN., Gesamtansicht (6,5 x 21 cm), darunter Stadtplan (16 x 14,5 cm), umgeben von vier Ansichten (Rathaus, Louisenquelle, Dom und Theater.

      Stahlstich, um 1840, 25 x 34 cm. In den Ecken neben der Gesamtansicht links Erklärungen und rechts eine Umgebungskarte. - Sehr breitrandig. Selten. Nordrhein-Westfalen, Souvenir-Blätter

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        Esercizio di perfezione e di virtù cristiane...

      Tip. di Leonardo De-Giorgi, 1840. Tre parti legate in nove volumi di cm. 23,5, pp. 415 (1); 392; 326 (2). Bellissima legatura coeva in piena pelle rossa, ciascun volume con ricche dedorazioni in oro ed ai piatti, tagli in oro e sguardie colorate. Esemplare fresco e ben conservato.

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        Mit hoher obrigkeitlicher Bewilligung wird heute Sonntag den 5. Januar 1840 eine Vorstellung im Saale zum schwarzen Adler mit einer orientalischen, transportablen Gasbeleuchtung zu geben die Ehre haben: Der russische Feuer-König Paul Schwarzenberg aus Taganrog in Rußland und Carl Coppal, der Wiener Klischnigg, Akrobat.

      (München), 5. Januar 1840.. Plakat mit typographischem Text und 5 Holzschnitten, die Artisten darstellend. Blattgr.: 59,5 x 45,5 cm. Paul Schwarzenberg führt heiße Kunststücke vor: Er wird ein glühendes Eisen mit den Zähnen abbrechen, geschmolzenes Blei im Mund erkalten lassen, barfuß in lodernden Flammen stehen und in geschmolzenem Blei und ähnliches mehr. Carl Coppal hingegen führt erstaunliche akrobatische Kunststücke auf. Besonders hingewiesen wird auch auf die moderne Gasbeleuchtung. - Zweifach gefaltet, zahlreiche Knicke, kleinere tls. geklebte Einrisse und Randläsuren, etw. fleckig und gebräunt. – Aufwendig unter Glas gerahmt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Berlin. Farblithographie mit Panoramaschau auf die Stadt vom Kreuzberg-Denkmal ( Victoriapark ) aus. Im Bildvordergrund etliche Personen und Kindergruppe am Denkmal - im Bildhintergrund die Stadt mit ihren Türmen und Kuppeln.

      ( Ohne Erscheinungsjahr - um 1840 erschienen ) Blattgröße 25 x 34 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), verlegt bei Carl Nöhring in Berlin, Druck von Gebrüder Delius. Alt unter Glas gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 51 x 56 cm ) , das Blatt stärker gebräunt, etwas fleckig und stockfleckig. - selten - ( Bitte beachten: Leider kein Versand möglich, weil unter Glas gerahmt - hier bitte Selbstabholung bzw. selbst organisierter Abtransport ). ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        American Scenery; or, Land, Lake and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. 2 Vol

      George Virtue, London 1840 - VIRTUALLY NO FOXING TO PLATES AND IN NEAR FINE CONDITION. First edition. 2 Volumes. 8 x 10-5/8 inches. [2],iv,[1]-140pp. 68 plates, including frontispiece portrait, and engraved title; iv,[1]-106pp. including 53 plates including engraved title. Contemporary blue leather with blue cloth and gilt type and 4 gilt symbols on each spine. Some light wear to corners and top and bottom spines otherwise very bright and handsome covers. Gilt edge pages. Blue endpapers. No foxing to plates in Volume 1 and virtually no foxing to plates other than some very light sporadic spots in border area only. Near fine condition internally. Probably rebound circa 1900 when all plates have been protected with "Excelsior Superfine" watermarked paper as tissue guards. A very nice handsome set of early American views. Although little is known about Bartlett's itinerary in North America, a map in American scenery suggests that his travels during 1836-37 began in New York City and took him north to the White Mountains, N.H., west to Niagara Falls, N.Y., and south to Washington, D.C. The detailed steel engravings Bartlett produced were published uncolored with a text by Nathaniel Parker Willis. Beautifully illustrated with 121 engravings including an engraving on each title page, includes a map of the northeastern United States. Originally these prints were issued 1837-1840 in 30 monthly parts and this is the first edition book published in two volumes with all plates. Content Summary of Illustrations: 121 prints (incl. added title pages) : etching ; full-page. By R. Wallis (13), J. Cousen (7), J.T. Willmore (11), R. Brandard (12), H. Adlard (8), G.K. Richardson (5) and 27 others, after W.H. Bartlett (111), T. Creswick (6) and T. Doughty (2). -- Stipple-engraved port. of Bartlett, by B. Holl, after H. Room; full-page map, drawn and engraved by W. Hughes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA)]
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        Master Humphrey's Clock (In 20 Monthly parts)

      London (April 1840-November 1841): Chapman & Hall. First Edition. Twenty monthly parts, in the original blue-green wrappers; a COMPLETE set, having ALL the ads called for by Hatton & Cleaver, including the scarce Tyas ad in part 1; ALL wrappers are correct. Large octavo in sixes, [i-viii], [1]2-306; [i-v]vi, [1]2-306; [i-v]vi, [1]2-426. Original wrapper design by Cattermole; 2 frontispieces, 130 woodcuts and 25 initials by Browne; 1 frontispiece and 38 woodcuts by Cattermole; 1 woodcut each by S. Williams and Maclise. Parts 2 and 10 are unopened. Most spines are expertly renewed; neat subscriber's name on margin of front wrap of parts 11, 16 and 20. Housed in a handsome turn-of-the-century solander, pull-off-top slipcase with chemise. Provenance: The Hatton and Cleaver collection, The Heritage Bookshop, Charles Parkhurst Books, Inc.

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        [Daguerreotype portrait of a young Freemason in Fraternal garb with sash and apron]

      [New York, 1840. Sixth-plate daguerreotype. 2-3/4 x 3-1/4 inches. In molded leather Union case with gilt frame and fastening hooks. Moderate scratching to image surface, light wear to case. Sixth-plate daguerreotype. 2-3/4 x 3-1/4 inches. The sitter is identified inside the frame as "R. Seager, Freeville, N.Y."

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        DRECHSLER. "Der Drechsler Kamm=Knopf= und Schirmmacher etc.". Blick in den Verkaufsraum, der Drechsler im Verkaufsgespräch mit zwei feinen Damen und einem Herrn, links verschiedenen gedrechselte Gegenstände und eine Wiege, rechts im Hintergrund die Werkstatt mit einem Drechsler an der Drehbank. In ovaler, floraler Umrandung mit Szenen aus dem täglichen Leben, sowie verschiedenen gedrechselten Gegenständen.

      - Lithographie von F. Kühn nach Ritter von Radmannsdorf bei M.R. Toma, um 1840, 29,5 x 33 cm. Aus der dekorativen und seltenen Folge: "Der Mensch und sein Beruf", in Lieferungen erschienen, Wien 1835-1841.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea

      New York: Harper and Bros, 1840. 8vo. 20th-century blue morocco gilt, front cover with double-fillet border, anchor tools at the angles, surrounding a central gilt ship tool, spine in six compartments with five raised bands, gilt-lettered in two, a floral panel with anchor tool in the remaining, all edges gilt, original cloth spine panel bound in at end; blue cloth slipcase (light rubbing to slipcase). FIRST EDITION, second issue. "One of the first and freshest, because of its plain factual nature, of American accounts of the sea, the book has added importance because ... Dana journeyed up into the California cattle country, of which he gives us our only trustworthy account before the 1849 gold rush" (Grolier American 46). LAID-IN: signature on card by Charles Anderson Dana: "Yours sincerely C.A. Dana Nov. 23, 1891." C.A. Dana was a descendent of the author, an American journalist, author, and senior government official. He was a top aide to Horace Greeley as the managing editor of the powerful Republican newspaper New York Tribune until 1862. During the Civil War, he served as assistant secretary of War, playing especially the role of the liaison between the War Department and General Ulysses S. Grant. BAL 4434; Cowan 1:156; Johnson High Spots 26. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Riverrun Books & Manuscripts]
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        Falkenstein /Vogtl. - Souvenirblatt. - "Falkenstein und seine Hauptgebäude".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Lithographie, koloriert und eiweißgehöht, um 1840. Von J.H. Ketzschau, nach Wilhelm Wegener. 23,2 x 30,6 cm (Darstellung / ohne Schmuckrahmen) / 27,6 x 41,1 cm (Blatt). Unterhalb der Darstellung mittig betitelt, darunter mit dem Vermerk "Verlag von Hermann Schmidt in Dresden" versehen. Sowie mit den Künstlerangaben "Nach d. Nat. gez. v. W. Wegener" unten links und "Steindr. v. J. H. Ketzschau in Dresden" unten rechts versehen. Einzelne Darstellungen jeweils unterhalb beschriftet. - Seltenes und schönes Souvenirblatt im Stile der Romantik. Um die Gesamtansicht in der Mitte gruppieren sich acht kleinere Ansichten, die u.a. Marktplatz, Kirche und Schloss zeigen. Die Darstellungen sind von Staffagefiguren bevölkert. - Blattkanten gebräunt. Untere Kante bis zum Verlagsvermerk angeschnitten. Längsfalze geplättet. Reste früherer Montage an der oberen Kante. Insgesamt in einem gutem Erhaltungszustand J.H. Ketzschau (1. Hälfte 19. Jh.). Deutscher Lithograf in Dresden. Tätig unter anderem für Sachsens Kirchen-Galerie. Wilhelm Wegener (1812 Dresden - 1879 Gruna bei Dresden). Deutscher Tier- und Landschaftsmaler der Romantik. Schüler der Kunstakademien Kopenhagen und Dresden bei Johan Christian Clausen Dahl und Christian Vogel von Vogelstein. Verdiente seinen Lebensunterhalt vorerst als Lithograf, bevor er 1860 zum sächsischen Hofmaler ernannt wurde. Sprache: Deutsch

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        Fragmenta Sepulchralia: A Glimpse of the Sepulchral and Early Monumental Remains of Great Britain

      Self Published, N/P - 176 pages, with title page provided in manuscript by the author. Presentation copy inscribed by the author inside front cover. Believed to have been printed for the author at Oxford University Press between 1840 and 1850. Stated by the author on title page to be "an unpublished fragment." Matthew Holbeche Bloxam (1805 - 1888), was an amateur archeologist who wrote extensively about gothic architecture. He is also credited as being the original source of the legend of William Webb Ellis' invention of the game of Rugby football. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lloyd Zimmer, Books and Maps]
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      [Boston?]: 1840 - Broadside, 23-1/2" x 18". Printed in four columns. Old folds, mild wear, Very Good. This rare broadside printing of the Declaration of Whig Principles, promulgated for the 1840 election, is the paradigmatic expression of Whig political culture. "To understand the Whigs, one must understand how they used language to exhort, persuade, and conciliate; one must also understand how their responses to the problems they faced were affected by their distinctive culture. One occasion will serve to illustrate all of these points. On September 10, 1840, fifty thousand Whigs [they claimed] rallied on Bunker Hill" [Howe]. Daniel Webster is the Declaration's author. [Fletcher Webster, 2 'The Writings and Speeches of Daniel Webster: Private Correspondence', page 597 (Boston: 1903); and 2 The Works of Daniel Webster, pp 41 et seq. (Boston: 1851)]. 1840 began the Whigs' prime decade of political influence. A national party, it was, in the Declaration's words, "capable of protecting all parts of the country, securing all interests." But its advocacy of "freedom of speech and of the press" was not mere pablum: Democrats had sought to suppress delivery of anti-slavery mailings into the South. The Democratic Administration of Andrew Jackson is marked by "the insinuations and influences of evil counsellors, or perhaps against his own passions, when moved and excited. Acting under his characteristic love of rule, and uneasiness under opposition," he chose to "enter upon measures which plunged both him and the country into greater and greater difficulties. the final explosion [The Panic of 1837] taking place a few months after his retirement from office." Jackson "trampled down and destroyed. a sound and uniform currency." His successor, Martin Van Buren, concurred in each Jacksonian policy-- truly a "catastrophe." The solution is a return to sound fiscal principles, disinterested patriotism, abandonment of the spoils system, and the election to the presidency of William Henry Harrison. OCLC 37435347 [3- NYHS, MA Hist. Soc., Peabody Inst.] [as of August 2016]. American Imprints records only the 12-page pamphlet printing. See, Daniel Walker Howe, The Political Culture of the American Whigs', page 2 [1984].

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