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         Allgemeine Moden-Zeitung. Eine Zeitschrift für die gebildete Welt. Begleitet von dem Bilder-Magazin für die elegante Welt. 43. Jahrgang. 1841. Januar bis Juni.

      Insgesamt 25 Nummern des ersten Halbjahrs 1841 zusammengebunden (Nrn. 1-24 u. 26, Seiten 1-193, 201-208) sowie 25 Nrn. des Tagesberichts für die Modenwelt (Seiten 1-48, 21-25), 25 Nrn. des Bilder-Magazins für die elegante Welt (Seiten 1-96, 101-104 bei beiden Titeln Nrn. 1-24 u. 26) u. 19 Nrn. des Intelligenzblattes der allgemeinen Modenzeitung mit insgesamt 24 kolorierten Tafeln mit Modenkupfern, 25 Tafeln mit Doppelkupfern u. 4 Extrakupfern (Nrn. 1, 3, 4, 6), LWd. der Zeit mit Rückengoldprägung, 28 x 22,5 cm ganze Nr. 25 fehlt, Modenkupfer Nr. 24 fehlt, Deckel leicht befleckt, innen zuweilen stockfleckig, einige Tafeln altersbedingt gebräunt, sonst innen schön erhalten, altersgemäß guter Zustand.

      [Bookseller: Antikvariát Valentinská]
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         Masterman Ready; or, the Wreck of the Pacific. Written for Young People.

      Published by Longman Orme Brown Greene and Longman's -42 1841 - FIRST EDITION, 3 vols., with woodcut frontispieces and woodcut illustrations in the text, pp. viii, 287, [1], 32 (ads); [iv], 269, 3 (blank except for imprint on recto of last leaf), 32 (ads); [iv], 225, [2], small 8vo, mid-twentieth-century blue calf, spines lettered in gilt direct, spines faded, good. The first of Marryat's popular books for children, marking the beginning of the last phase of his literary career. It was written in response to the 1812 book The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann Wyss. As a sailor of long experience, Marryat was annoyed that Wyss had portrayed being shipwrecked as a romantic adventure and he disapproved of the ignorance regarding flora and fauna displayed by Wyss. The Seagrave family in Marryat's novel have to overcome many hazards, beginning with the initial storm which wrecks the ship and injures the passengers.

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         Punch or The London Charivari.

      London: The Punch Office,, 1841–1931. 181 volumes, quarto. Contemporary red half morocco, raised bands with gilt decoration, vols. 120-131 dates to spine, marbled sides. With numerous black and white illustrations. Bookplates of Alfred Halmsworth and Annie Cowdray present vols. 1-120, vols. 121-181 Annie Cowdray's only. Foxing on preliminary and end matter, occasional worming, rubbing to extremities, light scuffing to spines, single headcap expertly repaired, beginnings of splitting to cover joints. Overall, a handsome set. An evocative run of the weekly magazine of humour and satire. Collecting volumes 1-181 (July 1841–December 1931), this collection covers a rich period in the magazine's history.

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         GALERIE DES ARTISTES DRAMATIQUES DE PARIS.

      P., Marchant, éd. du Magasin Théâtral, 1841. - 1 fort vol. in-4, rel. de l'époque demi-chagrin cerise, dos lisse orné de filets dorés perlés, non paginé, [3]-324pp., 80 pl. de portraits en pied et en costumes de comédiens, dessiné par Lacauchie, lithographiés par Rigo Frères et dont la plupart sont tirées sur Chine monté. EDITION ORIGINALE. Coifes un peu frottées, départ de fente (3/4cm) en tête du mors inférieur, quelques pâles rousseurs essentiellement marginales, superbes planches finement gravées, ouvrage RARE complet de ses 80pl. "Les 364pp. comprennent les notices littéraires qui se comportent chacune de 4pp. (excepté celle relative à Etienne Mélingue et Frédérick Lemaitre qui en ont 6)". Vicaire annonce 20 livraisons du Tome III non achevé. Réf. bibliographiques : Vicaire III-849 / Brunet II-1457-1458. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Dizionario figurativo della lingua italiana

      Milano,Lit.Gallina 1841 - In-8°.(2)+364 pp. Rilegatura coeva in cartonato rivestito di carta marmorizzata.Alcune lievissime fioriture e trascurabili macchiette. Bellissimo esemplare di questo affascinante dizionario figurativo di grande rarità. Giuseppe Elena(1801-1867), fu artista lombardo assai prolifico, pittore e incisore,si dedicò alla litografia con grande impegno,migliorandone la tecnica esecutiva. Questo libro rappresenta un saggio di come la stampa popolare e divulgativa,avesse raggiunto alla metà del XIX secolo, nel Lombardo-Veneto,livelli di eccellenza. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Views in Affghaunistaun &c. &c. &c. from sketches taken during the campaign of the army of the Indus.

      W.H. Allen & T. M'Lean London 1841 - First edition. folio (36.7 x 27 cm), lithographed portrait, lithographed title with hand-coloured vignette, dedication, single-page map, 25 hand-coloured lithographed plates (complete), occasional spotting, presentation inscription, contemporary half morocco, lightly rubbed. Rare. In 1839 the Army of the Indus, including Sir Keith Jackson (1798-1843) of the 4th Light Dragoons, sought to replace the pro-Russian Emir of Kabul, Dost Mohammad Khan, with the pro-British Shah Shuja. With the Khyber Pass deemed too dangerous as a means of entering Afghanistan, the Bolan Pass was forced with the objective of capturing both Kandahar and Ghazni en route to Kabul (where Shah Shuja was to be installed at the palace of Bala Hissar). The plates, two of which differ in title to those detailed in Abbey (?as usual) illustrate this campaign. Abbey Travel 506. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Hand signed autograph letter by Albert Einstein + COA - Make an Offer

      1841 - Description: EINSTEIN, ALBERT. (1879-1955). German-born physicist, humanitarian and Nobel Prize winner; promulgator of the General and Special Theories of Relativity. TLS. (“A. Einstein”). 1p. Oblong 8vo. Princeton, October 14, 1941. On his blind-embossed Princeton stationery. To his close friend, German psychiatrist OTTO JULIUSBURGER (1867-1952). In German with translation. “I am coming to New York on Friday and would be very happy to see you and your lovely wife either Friday evening, Saturday or Sunday. Please contact our mutual friend Dr. Bucky by phone (Rhinlander 4-2434) to arrange a time. Looking forward to our happy reunion and with my best regards to you and your family ” In 1905, while working as a clerk at the Bern, Switzerland, patent office, Einstein published four papers, including one detailing his special theory of relativity. His work laid the foundation for modern physics and was recognized with the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics. Despite his prominence, Einstein, like so many academics of his time, was forced into exile in 1933, due to the anti-Semitic persecution in Nazi Germany. Einstein was attached to Princeton’s Institute for Advanced Study for the remainder of his life. Juliusburg and Einstein’s friendship began in 1917 after Einstein’s nephew was treated by the eminent Berlin psychiatrist. Juliusburger, who specialized in addiction, combined his scientific work with philosophical ideas drawing inspiration from the likes of Arthur Schopenhauer and Baruch Spinoza. “As a Jew he was aware of increasing danger [in Germany]. In 1937 he was able to send his two children, one at a time, to the United States, and almost at the last moment before the advent of the infamous gas chambers, the parents succeeded in following their children,” at Einstein’s urging and with his financial support, (Albert Einstein, The Human Side: Glimpses from His Archives, ed. Dukas & Hoffmann). After his emigration in 1941, Juliusburger lived in New York City. Our letter mentions Juliusburger and Einstein’s mutual friend, Gustav Peter Bucky (1880-1963), who in 1913 developed a two-plate system that made x-rays of practical medical application. Like Einstein, Bucky immigrated to the United States in 1933, where he met the physicist while treating his wife Elsa. They became close friends and Einstein helped Bucky patent some of his radiological inventions that included jointly filing a patent for a camera in 1935. Bucky was at Einstein’s bedside when he died in 1955. Folded with some light creasing and in fine condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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         Pianta topografica della citt? di Roma dell'anno 1841

      Roma 1841 - Incisione in rame, mm 645x830. Composta di 10 sezioni di mm 205x130 ognuna, montate su tela coeva, divisa in due parti. Oltre alla pianta della citt?, sono presenti anche le planimetrie dei principali monumenti romani. Pietro Ruga fu un incisore attivo a Roma nella prima met? del XIX secolo, conosciuto soprattutto per i suoi soggetti architettonici. Oltre a produrre svariate mappe di Roma, fu anche illustratore di varie opere quali un libro di mobili e arti decorative di Lorenzo Roccheggiani. Buon esemplare con qualche strappo lungo le pieghe. E' presente la custodia originale in cartone marrone marmorizzato. cartografia.

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         The Ladies' Flower-Garden of Ornamental Bulbous Plants.

      London: William Smith 1841 - Quarto (264 x 201 mm). 58 fine hand-coloured lithograph plates (with tissue guards) by Day & Haghe after the Misses Loudon. Publishers deluxe binding(?) of dark brown skiver, decorative gilt spine, three-line gilt border on sides enclosing elaborate gilt panel, all edges gilt, yellow coated endpapers, Head of spine chipped, binding a little rubbed and scraped. A very good, clean copy. First and best edition. "Mrs. Loudon's attractive flower books, first published in the forties, were reissued ten or fifteen years later with plates that had become coarsened and joyless" (Wilfrid Blunt, The Art of Botanical Illustration, 1950, p. 236). Jane Loudon née Webb, (1807-1858), "was to Victorian gardening what Mrs Beeton was to cookery. Her beautifully illustrated books on gardening and plant identification sold in their thousands and women all over the country were enthused by them to take up gardening as a hobby" (V&A online). She met her husband, the landscape gardener and horticultural writer John Claudius Loudon, when her extraordinary early novel The Mummy! A Tale of the Twenty-Second Century (1827) - a pioneering science fiction work which set futuristic technology, including a steam plough, among the trappings of Egyptomania - was reviewed favourably by Loudon in The Gardener's Magazine. The Scot decided to "seek out the acquaintance of the writer, whom he believed to be male" (ODNB) - and they were married seven months later. Nissen 1235; Plesch p. 317 ("aux illustrations élégantes bien composées, certaines dénotant un talent peu commun"); Pritzel 5633; see also Sarah Dewis, The Loudons and the Gardening Press: A Victorian Cultural Industry (2016). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         Sleighing in Canada, on the River St Lawrence facing Montreal, 1841 / No. 1. Captn. Sandeman. / " [i.e. "No."] 2. Captn. Clitherow A.D.C. / " 3. Mr. Warre A.D.C. / No. 4. Mr. Baring A.D.C / " 5. Lt Col. Whyte / 7th Huzzars. / No. 6. Mrs. Murdock. / " 7. Mrs. Shirley. / " 8. Major Dicks[o]n A. Adjt. Genl. / No. 9 Mr. Paynter Rl. Artly. / " 10. Earl of Mulgrave A.D.C. / " 11. Col. The Honble C. Gore

      C. Warren, [London] 1841 - Hand-colored lithograph by C. Warren. On card. Image: 11 3/8 x 27 1/2 inches; sheet: 13 5/8 x 28 7/8 inches. Expert restoration to upper left corner and left margin. Beautiful winter scene on the St. Lawrence by Henry James Warre Henry James Warre (1819 - 1898) graduated from Sandhurst and spent his entire working career in the British Army, advacing to Lieutenant General by the time of his retirement. He was also a very talented artist and his greatest contribution turned out to be the drawings he made in Her Majesty's Service in Canada, Crimea and New Zealand. This picture of people sleighing on the frozen St. Lawrence by Montreal on horse-drawn sleighs is one of Warre's earliest published works. It was made several years before the famous "Sketches of North America". Montreal and Mount Royal form the backdrop for this cheerful winter scene, in which Warre, his fellow officers and friends ride, bundled in furs, in their open sleighs on ice so thick it supports the mass of trotting horses and heavy sleds. Charles deVolpi, Montreal, A Pictorial Record I , plate 81; Reps, Views and Viewmakers. 3760.

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         A Visit to the Indians on the Frontiers of Chili

      1841 - First edition. Frontispiece map & 3 plates (2 with minor dampstaining). 8vo. Original green blindstamped cloth, extremities a little rubbed. 194, 1pp. London Seeley & Burnside, Allen had enjoyed some success in South Africa before embarking on this missionary expedition to South America. This work covers the first two (of five) years Allen spent working among the Indians in Chile. Arriving at Rio de Janeiro, his party proceeded to Buenos Ayres and then travelled across the Pampas to distibute scriptures. From there he travelled from island to island on the South American archipelago. However, his success was curtailed by the opposition of local governments. Gardiner returned to South America twice in 1843 and then in 1847 with a view to establishing a mission at Tierra del Fuego. He and his small party were to die of starvation.Sabin, 26611. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         The Negroland of the Arabs Examined and Explained;

      1841 - or, an Inquiry into the Early History and Geography of Central Africa. First edition. Large folding map. 8vo. A fine copy in modern half morocco, gilt. xvi, 143, [2]ads.pp. London, J Arrowsmith, Based on extracts from the writings of Ibn Khaldun and Ibn Batutah, this work is a comparative account of early georgraphic descriptions of Central Africa in light of European exploration of the day. ?The attainment of that end will throw a steady light on the past condition of a country now awakening a general interest. It will enable us to trace some important political revolutions; to discern the nations that have stood forth politcally eminent, and to estimate correctly . the progress of civilization in Africa? (Preface). Cooley first became associated with Africa upon his exposing M Douville's fraud, Voyage au Congo, in 1832. He later became an honourary free member of the Royal Geographic Society. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Ireland: Its Scenery, Character, etc

      London: How and Parsons, 1841-43.. FIRST EDITION. In three volumes. Small Quarto (26 x 18cm), pp.[4] xii, 435 [3]; pp.viii, 468 [2]; pp.[2] viii, 512 [2]. With 68 steel-engraved plates, including maps and a frontispiece to volumes I and III, as well as numerous in-text wood engravings. In recent green half morocco with raised bands, gilt titles to spines and green cloth boards. All edges gilt. Very slight occasional spotting to plates. Very good indeed. A lavishly illustrated topographical tour or Ireland by the editor of 'The Art Journal'.

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         A Picturesque Description of the River Wye, from the Source to Its Junction with the Severn

      Ackermann & Co, London, 1841 - First Edition. Original publisher's dark brown blind-stamped cloth with the leather title label contained within an ornate gilt border on the upper cover 32pp + plates. 12 hand-coloured plates, all numbered in ink. Good+, rebacked, slight foxing to margins of plates, some offsetting, cloth showing overall wear but still firm and hinges good. Still a pleasing example of this highly attractive work. ABBEY [Scenery], 550. Tooley 218. 10618 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Holybourne Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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         London

      Knight, London 1841 - 6 vols. (in 3). 8vo. Illustrations throughout. Full contemporary calf. Fine binding. A handsome set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath RareBooks ABA ANZAAB ILAB]
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         1841 Manuscript Map Staffordshire

      This is a large original Manuscript Hand Drawn Map measuring 38 inches by 25 inches showing proposed new roads in the area of Newcastle-Under-Lyme and Trentham Hall and Park in Staffordshire, the map takes in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Keele Hall, Seabridge, The Limes, Butterton Hall, Butterton Farm, Clayton, part of Home Farm, Hanford, Toft Farm and Pool, Hem Heath, showing Toll Gates, Old Fields, and the lines of three new proposed roads, map has some creasing and edge wear with small edge tears with minimal loss, else in good general condition. Map is dated 1841 on the reverse, a very interesting 175+ year old manuscript map of an area that is now heavily built up and has the M6 Motorway running through it. The map has been stored rolled and will be posted in a postal tube.

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         The Deerslayer: or, the First War-Path. A Tale.

      2 vols. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1841. 2 vols., xi, 267 pp., 282 pp. Original purple muslin boards, printed paper labels on the spine. Front joint of first volume coming undone, first free endpaper missing from first volume. Binding rubbed, corners a bit frayed. First volume has small section of front paste-down torn out, some foxing and damp stains most prevalent on first pages and paste-down. Volume two is internally bright; good set. First Edition. The Deerslayer is the first in Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales, but the last of the five to be published. An American classic by the author of The Last of the Mohicans. Sabin 16430.

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         Eliza Grimwood, a domestic legend of the Waterloo Road, with biographical notices of her fair companions; also, Sketches of dukes, lords, Hon. M.P.s, magistrates, and her murderer.

      B.D. Cousins. [1841] - FIRST EDITION. Front., illus. two signed W.M. or N. Contemp. half brown calf, gilt spine, red label; rubbed & sl. chipped at tail. Scarce: BL & Oxford only on Copac. In 40 pts, the last two without illus. The frontispiece is ?Catastrophe at Whorlton Bridge . 14th October, 1829? The plot is based on the actual murder of a prostitute on 6th May 1838. ?Lloyd?s Weekly London Newspaper? reports in August 1845 that the man named Hubbard, charged with the murder and exculpated, had died in about 1842, but that a soldier named George Hill supposedly confessed in Dublin in 1844. On September 14, 1845 the newspaper reports that a suspect who has signed a confession has appeared in Court, but there is no further information. This revival of interest in the case was perhaps prompted by the publication of this satirical novel, vividly exposing London low life, which however names a different murderer. It was first advertised in 1841 with Pt. 1 to be given away with no. 235 of The Penny Satirist, the wrapper and frontispiece to be in pt. 2, (October 17, 1841). The Author is described as ?of great eminence? but has not yet been identified. One of the interesting episodes in the novel features a poor penny-a-liner Gabriel Augustus Gregory Crowe of Scottish origin, who has been identified (by Louis James) as a portrait of George Augustus Sala, but who may equally in part represent another ?blood? author Gabriel Alexander. Crowe is ?one of the most respectable Dreadful Accident-makers in London?, what we would now call an ?ambulance chaser? This copy has a pencil note that it belonged to the celebrated collector Ronald Rouse of Norwich, and also states that in 1828, ironically, Eliza Grimwood was one of the first people to see the mutilated remains of Maria Marten. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         L'Astrolabe Faisant de l'eau sur un Glacon. 6 Fevrier 1838

      Paris 1841 - An Antarctic view from "Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Oceanie sur les Corvettes l'Astrolabe et la Zelee.". A lithograph from the folio atlas volume of the "historique" section [atlas pittoresque] or the famous French scientific voyage whose " 'aims were to explore the south polar regions and various island groups in the Pacific.' This view: L'Astrolabe Faisant de l'eau sur un Glacon. 6 Fevrier 1838. (Parages Antarctiques.) Plt. 22. Stunning vertical close-up of the Astrolabe in ice, seen from the rear. The men are busy on the ice, capturing seals, chipping ice, surveying, etc. Very lt. foxing o/w vgc. 'The expedition reached the ice pack in Jan. 1838, but failed to penetrate it or get south of the 64th parallel. Returning eastward they visited the South Orkney and South Shetland Islands, and discovered Joinville Island and Louis Philippe Land.In 1840, from Tasmania, they returned to the Antarctic region where Adelie Land was discovered.'" (Hill). Black & white lithographs, some with sepia tones. Image size approx. 12" x 17" on heavy rag paper 21" x 13 1/4". Most have the official blind-stamp of the voyage in the lower margin. The artist on the voyage was L. LeBreton. The prints are quite stunning records of the ships and life on board, catching seals, making water, usually watched with interest by a group of penguins. There is a strong feeling of the sheer expanse of the Antarctic, there among the ice flows. Ferguson 3184; Spence 399; Hill p.89.

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         London and its Environs. Containing the Boundaries of the Metropolitan Boroughs, the different Railroads & Stations, The New Cemeteries, Roads, Docks, Canals and all modern improvements.

      1841 - London: Letts, Cheffins, Orr & Corss, 1847. Coloured. Dissected and laid down on linen, as issued, 555 x 700mm. Some wear to linen at folds. A mid-19th century plan of London with fine original colour. With the advent of the railways extending the reach of Londoners, the map shows what was then the environs but are now the suburbs, with Teddington, Twickenham, Isleworth, Harrow-on-the-Hill, Hendon, Finchley, Walthhamstow and Barking shown north of the Thames, and Kingston, Richmond, Wimbledon, Streatham, Beckenham, Bromley and Chislehurst south of the river. HOWGEGO No. 372.

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         The Kitchen Directory and American Housewife : containing the most valuable and original receipts, in all the various branches of cookery : together with a collection of miscellaneous receipts and directions relative to housewifery : also the whole art of carving, illustrated by sixteen engravings

      New York: Published by Mark H. Newman & Co., No. 199 Broadway; J.D. Bedford Print, 138 Fulton St, 1841. Octavo (19 x 12 cm.), [4], [1-4], 5-144 pages. Illustrated with a two-page plate of market cuts of beef, venison, mutton, veal, and pork, and with sixteen additional illustrations in the text, in the final section, "The Art of Carving". Published also under the titles: The American Housewife; and The American Housewife and Kitchen Directory. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1841 by Dayton & Saxton in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New-York" - title page verso. ~ An unspecified early printing of the first edition. The text was substantially published earlier, in 1839, under the title The American Housewife... and numerous printings were issued - at least six in 1841 alone - until the book was published in an extensively revised and enlarged edition in New York 1855 (see Cagle 30 for more information on the printings). Internally foxed, spotted and stained throughout; still legible and with a sound textblock. In original publisher's brown cloth, blind stamped and gilt-titled worn at corners and chipped at head and foot of spine. Good only. Previous owner's pencil inscription to free front endpaper: "Mrs. E. Sherman, 1879", and again to the rear paste-down, with a location, "Sherman, Tecumseh, Michigan, Aug. 20, 1878". Final few pages contain a series of handwritten recipes, in a neater hand than that of Mrs. Sherman. [OCLC locates numerous copies of the various 1841 printings; Bitting page 516; not in Cagle; Lowenstein 271; Checklist American Imprints 41-2938].

      [Bookseller: Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink]
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         Ireland: Its Scenery, Character, etc.

      London: How and Parsons, 1841-43. FIRST EDITION. In three volumes. Small Quarto (26 x 18cm), pp.[4] xii, 435 [3]; pp.viii, 468 [2]; pp.[2] viii, 512 [2]. With 68 steel-engraved plates, including maps and a frontispiece to volumes I and III, as well as numerous in-text wood engravings. In recent green half morocco with raised bands, gilt titles to spines and green cloth boards. All edges gilt.Very slight occasional spotting to plates. Very good indeed. A lavishly illustrated topographical tour or Ireland by the editor of 'The Art Journal'.

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         The Old Curiosity Shop. A Tale.With Illustrations By George Cattermole and Hablot K. Browne. Complete in One Volume.

      - London: Chapman and Hall, 193, Piccadilly, n.d. [1841]. Large 8vo., [iv], [1]-306, [1]-223 pp. with irregularities, and eighty-three black and white textual engravings including initials. Contemporary half-calf tooled in blind, marbled boards, backstrip with raised bands and gilt tolled panels and green morocco label strip with title stamped in gilt, and marbled endpapers. Boards rubbed at edges, corners bumped, some minor scattered foxing, otherwise very good. First separate edition, later issue, with Piccadilly address shown on an undated title page and imprint as 'Bradbury Evans and Co., Printers, Whitefriars' to verso. Reprinted from the plates of Master Humphrey's Clock so as to be complete in one volume. Wolff 1807. Smith 6A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Voyage dans la Russie meridionale et la Crimee, par la Hongrie, la Valachie et la Moldavie.

      Lacrampe for Ernest Bourdin Paris 1841 - Tall 8vo. (26 x 16.7 cm). Half-title, wood-engraved frontispiece on India paper, title, vii, 621, [3 including errata and table] pp., with 23 wood-engraved plates after Raffet, all printed on India paper mounted and with tissue guards, one page of sheet music, numerous wood engravings in text; some occasional spotting, a bit browned towards end. Contemporary green morocco by Boutigny (with label), boards with richly gilt floral ornaments and Russian double-headed eagles, flat spine titled and decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, yellow endpapers; spine slightly rubbed, corners slightly bumped. Beautifully bound example of this celebrated travelogue; the first of Demidoff's travelogues to be published, with all plates printed on India paper. In 1837 Count Anatoliy Nikolaevich Demidoff, Prince of San Donato (1812-70), launched a geological expedition to Ukraine and Crimea at his own expense. He was accompanied ion his travels by the artist Denis Raffet, who illustrated Demidoff's account. The present copy seems to belong to a rare 1841 reissue of the 1840 first edition, and is identical to the 1840 edition in every way, including the errata. This 1841 second issue is not mentioned in the usual bibliographies, which date the second edition (with different pagination) from 1854. Cf. for the 1840 issue Atabey 337 and Brunet II, 583; not in Blackmer. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         The Young Lady's Toilet

      Hartford and Berea: E.B & E.C. Kellogg, 1841. Cardboard covers. Very good. Complete with title page and 19 leaves, each featuring one or more moveable flaps that, when raised, reveal a commendable quality. 19 of the original 21 flaps are present. Card covers; sound binding. Minor wear; some foxing. Dampstain to the title-page and first four leaves. The pages of this children's behavior book show illustrations of objects found on a young woman's dressing table. Surprises occur when flaps on the pages are raised and it becomes clear that the label does not address the physical item, but rather describes an underlying quality or trait. For example, "A wash to smooth wrinkles" becomes "contentment." And "Fine lip salve" is "cheerfulness." Some of the items relate to study and work: two earrings reveal "attention" and "retention" along with the advice, "With these clear drops appended to the ear / instructive lessons you will hear," and an "Invaluable pair of bracelets" turn out to be "industry" and "perseverance.". Toilet books were a 19th century genre of movable books, the first of which, simply titled The Toilet, was illustrated by miniaturist William Grimaldi and published in London in 1821. Rather scarce. As of 2017 no other examples of this title are for sale in the trade, although a number are held by institutions. Five examples, in varied conditions, have been sold at auction in the past sixty years.

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         Manuale di diritto civile ossia comentario sul codice civile contenente la spiegazione isolata di ciascun articolo; l'enunciazione delle quistioni cui ha dato luogo; le principali ragioni per decidere prò e contra; la indicazione delle diverse opere nelle quali tali quistioni sono trattate, ed il rinvio agli arresti . Prima edizione napolitana con l'aggiunzione della origine di ciascun articolo, del confronto con le leggi civili per lo Regno delle Due Sicilie, e del comento delle stesse; non escluse le disposizioni legislative posteriori che vi han relazione, e le massime di giurisprudenza patria.Napoli, dalla Tipografia di Carlo Cattaneo (poi All'Insegna dell'Ancora), 1841-43.

      Napoli, dalla Tipografia di Carlo Cattaneo (poi All'Insegna dell'Ancora) 1841-43 - Tre volumi di cm. 25, pp. xvi, 619 (1); 831 (1); 910; 55 (1). Firma del traduttore al verso del frontespizio a prova di non contraffazione. Elegante legatura coeva in mezza pelle con titoli, fregi e filetti in oro al dorso; carta decorata ai piatti. Lievi fioriture. Esemplare ben conservato. Jacques Marie Boileux (1803-1872), giurista originario di Caen, fu giudice al Tribunale civile di Blois. Questa importante opera di diritto civile fu riveduta e implementata da Francois Frederic Poncolet (1790-1843). Prima traduzione italiana (curata da Antonio Tosti) dell'opera, uscita in prima edizione francese a Parigi tra il 1838 e il 1840. Non censito in Iccu. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Bases de la politique positive. Manifeste de l'école sociétaire fondée par Fourier.

      Paris, bureaux de la Phalange 1841 - in-8, [4]-IV-119 pp., demi-chagrin Bradel noir, dos lisse orné de filets dorés, tranches mouchetées (Ateliers Laurenchet). Bon exemplaire. Edition originale de cette systémisation pratique (et accessible .) de la pensée fouriériste, qui fut la base de ce que les contemporains de 1848 retinrent des doctrines du penseur socialiste : l'exposé initial du "problème social", par exemple, avec son mélange d'observations et d'incantations métaphysiques (sur les règnes du Bien et du Mal) est typique de la première génération de socialistes. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Corso di Medicina Clinica in cui sono esposti i principii della Medicina Organica o Trattato Elementare di diagnosi di pronostico e d'indicazioni terapeutiche e. ... di Leone Rostan ... Seconda Edizione Italiana eseguita su l'ultima dell'autore. Volume Unico.

      Presso Vincenzo Puzziello Tipografo-Libraio-Editore - Napoli, 1841. ITALIANO 0,85 Volume della prima metà del XIX secolo in buono stato, coperta in mezzapelle, dorso in pelle con caratteri ed elementi decorativi incisi in oro, piatti marmorizzati, alcuni segni del tempo, tracce di fioritura sparsa, tagli leggermente bruniti, pagine in buono stato, testo posto su due colonne, cancellatura su foglio di guardia e frontespizio. II edizione Italiana eseguita sull'ultima dell'autore. Volume unico. USATO

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         Incidents of Travel In Central America Vol I & II (together with) Incidents of Travel in Yucatan Vol I & II

      New York: Harper & Brothers 1841/1843, 1841. Four volume set. Half bound, green/blue spine and corners with edge wear, five raised bands, red/brown leather labels on spine, gilt head edge, blue mottled boards, red/blue marbled endpages. Bookplate of previous owner on paste down end paper of all volumes. Frontispiece Vol. I Travel in Yucatan left half missing, all other maps intact. Text blocks tight with minor foxing. Very Good.

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         PRECETTI DI MEDICINA PRATICA UNIVERSALE

      1841. ITALIANO 6 Opera completa in 10 volumi con mezza legatura in pergamena e cartonato con motivo marmorizzato, bottello in cuoio al dorso con titolo dorato, tagli colorati a spruzzo. Ritratti dell' autore all' antiporta del primo vol.e lettera dedicatoria stampata in corsivo dei tarduttori. Traduzione italiana su l' ultima edizione di Lipsiaa cura dei prof. Cav. Salvatore De Renzi e Pasquale Manfrè. Note manoscritte ai dorsi, pagine ben conservate, integre e pulite, da segnalare al vol. 7 piccoli fori di tarlo alle ultime pagine dell' indice. Opera rara USATO

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         Napoléon de la vallée du tombeau au Dôme des Invalides ; suivi du panorama du trajet parcouru par le cercueil.

      Paris, H. L. Delloye, Brioude 1841 - in-8, [4]-124 pp., avec "in fine", un grand dépliant lithographié par Brioude d'après Charles Lemercier, regroupant 15 vues depuis Sainte-Hélène jusqu'au dépôt du cercueil aux Invalides, cartonnage bleu, dos lisse muet, plats illustrés d'un décor doré (titre et emplacement de la tome sur le premier plat ; Napoléon méditant depuis un rocher sur le second), (reliure de l'éditeur). Dos un peu insolé, rousseurs, mais bon exemplaire. L'ouvrage est très peu commun (surtout dans son cartonnage d'éditeur, comme ici), et se présente comme un témoignage, celui d'un officier embarqué sur le brick l'Oreste (le troisième navire qui, en plus de la Belle-Poule et de la Favorite, avait directement rejoint Sainte-Hélène, commandé par le capitaine de corvette Louis-Isaac Doret (1789-1866), rescapé du projet de l'île d'Aix en 1815), pendant les opérations de transfert de la dépouille de l'Empereur. L'Oreste n'accompagna pas les deux autres navires lors de leur retour en France, ce qui clôt le récit au 18 octobre 1840. Effectivement, Louis-Joseph-Auguste-Edouard Pujol, né en 1810, entré dans la marine en 1826, était alors enseigne de vaisseau sur ce brick, et rejoignit après cette escale son mouillage en Amérique du Sud (Montevidéo, puis le Brésil). Promu lieutenant de vaisseau le 25 novembre 1842, il quitta le service en 1846 par suite d'infirmités, puis fut réformé en 1849, à la suite de quoi on pert sa trace. Davois III, 117. Seulement deux notices au CCF. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Dictionnaire Egyptien en écriture hiéroglyphique

      Firmint Didot, Paris - 1841-1843. Grand in 4 demi reliure de toile, [iv], xxxvi, 487 pages. Rare première édition, ex-libris du célèbre Egyptologue Charles Thorel. Intérieur frais hormis quelques légères rousseurs, mors fendu, coutures du premier plat lâches, à restaurer. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Naturhistorischer Bilderatlas für Schule und Haus oder Wandtafeln zum Unterrichte in der Naturgeschichte des Thierreichs.

      Leipzig Baumgaertner 1841 - Mit koloriertem Holzstich-Titel und 119 kolorierten Holzstich-Tafeln mit Text. 1 nn. Bl. 28 x 36 cm. Halblederband der Zeit (beschabt, Außengelenke geklebt) mit goldgeprägtem Rücken- und Deckeltitel. (086). Nissen, ZBI 3346. - Erste Ausgabe. - Seltener, zwischen 1841 und 1844 in 24 Lieferungen erschienener Bilderatlas, hier in der handkolorierten Ausgabe. Anton Benedikt Reichenbach (1807-1880) war Lehrer der Naturgeschichte an der Realschule in Leipzig. - Vorsatzpapiere erneuert. Durchgängig etwas braun- und fingerfleckig, eine Tafel geklebt, die letzte Tafel mit Fehlstelle. - Exemplar der sehr raren handkolorierten Ausgabe! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         The Old Curiosity Shop. A Tale...With Illustrations By George Cattermole and Hablot K. Browne. Complete in One Volume.

      London: Chapman and Hall, 193, Piccadilly, n.d. [1841]. Large 8vo., [iv], [1]-306, [1]-223 pp. with irregularities, and eighty-three black and white textual engravings including initials. Contemporary half-calf tooled in blind, marbled boards, backstrip with raised bands and gilt tolled panels and green morocco label strip with title stamped in gilt, and marbled endpapers. Boards rubbed at edges, corners bumped, some minor scattered foxing, otherwise very good. First separate edition, later issue, with Piccadilly address shown on an undated title page and imprint as 'Bradbury Evans and Co., Printers, Whitefriars' to verso. Reprinted from the plates of Master Humphrey’s Clock so as to be complete in one volume. Wolff 1807. Smith 6A.

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        Vies des peintres, sculpteurs et architectes par Georgio Vasari traduites par Léopold Leclanché et commentées par Jeanron et Léopold Leclanché

      Just Tessier. 1841 - - Just Tessier., Paris 1841-1842, in 8 (14,5x22,5cm), (4) 492pp. (2) et (4) 372pp. (2) et (4) xvi, 398pp. et (4) 360pp. (1) et (4) 381pp. (1) et (4) 382pp. et ('4) 367pp. (1) et (4) 391pp. (1) et (4) 398pp. (1) et (4) 440pp., 10 tomes en 10 Vol. reliés. - Première édition complète. L'entreprise éditoriale démarra en 1839, mais la publication s'étendit bien de 1841 jusqu'en 1842 pour les derniers tomes. Illustrée de 121 portraits lithographiés de Jeanron. Reliure en demi chagrin vert sapin d'époque. Dos à nerfs à caissons ornés. Pièces de titre et de tomaison dorées. Filets noirs et filets dorés. Un léger manque à une tête. Légères traces de frottements. Belle série décorative. Exemplaire relativement frais, avec quelques rares rousseurs pâles éparses. Vasari (1511-1574) est l'auteur du précieux et très fameux recueil intitulé Les vies des plus excellents peintres, sculpteurs et architectes italiens (Le Vite de' più eccellenti pittori, scultori e architettori italiani) (1550-1570). Il est le premier à utiliser le terme Renaissance pour qualifier son époque. Cet ouvrage mythique est d'une importance fondamentale car il pose les prémisses méthodologiques de l'Histoire de l'art. Il rassemble les biographies des peintres italiens de Cimabue à Michel-Ange. En outre, Vasari réalisera pour les Médicis le corridor qui reliera le palazzo Vecchio au palazzo Pitti. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First complete edition. The publishing business started in 1839 and it is possible to find the first volumes by that date, but the publication extended well for the last volumes until 1842. Illustrated with 121 portraits of Jeanron engraved on steel. Binding in half chagrin green pine of epoch. Back with nerves with decorated boxes. Black title and cut pieces. Black fillets and golden fillets. . Beautiful decorative series. Very fresh, free from foxing. Vasari (1511-1574) is the author of the precious and very famous collection, The Lives of the Best Italian Painters, Sculptors and Architects (Le Vite de 'più eccellenti pittori, scultori e architettori italiani) (1550-1570). He is the first to use the term Renaissance to describe his time. This work is of fundamental importance because it poses the methodological premises of the History of art. It brings together the biographies of the Italian painter from Cimabue to Michelangelo. In addition, Vasari will realize for the Medici the corridor that will link the Palazzo Vecchio to the Palazzo Pitti. (4) 492pp. (2) et (4) 372pp. (2) et (4) xvi, 398pp. et (4) 360pp. (1) et (4) 381pp. (1) et (4) 382pp. et ('4) 367pp. (1) et (4) 391pp. (1) et (4) 398pp. (1) et (4) 440pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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