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      F.C.Moon, London 1841 - Original antique tinted lithograph with beautiful hand-colouring. From the folio 1st edition. Published by F.G.Moon, London 1841. Full page (vertical). Size of image: 32 cm x 49 cm ( 12, 2" x 18") + margins with title. Very clean , excellent condition. Acid free mounting complimentary on request. Impressive drawing of THE SHRINE OVER THE TOMB OF JESUS IN THE HOLY SEPULCHRE CHURCH IN JERUSALEM. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: M.POLLAK ANTIQUARIAT Est.1899, ABA, ILAB]
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      Boston: Samuel G. Simpkins, 1841.. 30pp. Octavo. Original printed medium brown wrappers. Small, shallow discoloration at top edge, faint historical society blindstamp in title and upper wrapper, narrow partial split to spine, soft vertical crease and occasional light marginal foxing; a good copy. First edition of this significant lecture, which, by its injection of the element of ecstasy as "the law and call of nature," marked a turning point in Emerson's thought on the relationship between man and nature. Myerson suggests the edition may have consisted of as few as 500 copies. This copy bears a presentation inscription on the upper wrapper: "Dr Pennington with the regards of C.E. Park[?]" (the donor's name is obscured a bit by the type decoration in the corner of the frame). One could not be blamed for hoping, though without definitive proof, that the recipient might have been African American abolitionist Rev. James W.C. Pennington. A notation in another hand appears above the inscription: "Main Pamp. Vol. 2." MYERSON 11A.1. BAL 5190.

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        General Bankrupt Law. An Act to Establish Uniform System of Bankruptcy

      1841 - Rare Printing of 1841 Federal Bankruptcy Law [United States]. [Congress]. General Bankrupt Law. An Act to Establish a Uniform System of Bankruptcy Through the United States [caption title]. [Washington?: 1841]. 16 pp. Octavo (6-1/2" x 4"). Stab-stitched self-wrappers. Minor edgewear, foxed, a few tiny ink stains, occasional contemporary notes in faint pencil to margins of a few leaves. * Signed in type by President John Tyler. Enacted in February 1800 with a slim majority, the first Federal bankruptcy act aimed to encourage economic risk and supersede the patchwork of debtor laws in force in the different states. Never a popular law, it was routinely attacked as a shield for the financially irresponsible and finally repealed in November 1803. Claiming this would retard economic development, supporters of the defeated bill launched a campaign to restore the law or enact a similar one. Attitudes changed after the Panic of 1837 and the five-year depression that followed. Sponsored by Daniel Webster, the General Bankrupt Law was enacted in 1841. It was repealed two years later. Not found in OCLC, Hollis, or the Library of Congress. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Sketches of China: Partly During an Inland Journey of Four Months Between Peking, Nanking, and Canton: With Notices and Observations Relative to the Present War

      Charles Knight & Co, London 1841 - Collation, xii+316pp, viii+322[2]pp, folding map. Bound in cloth, rebacked retaining the original boards. Cloth light rubbed, small splash mark on top board. Bindings in good condition. Internally, inner endpaper joints strengthened with binders tape, short repair to map without loss. Pages in good clean condition. A good copy. A64 Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Pic nic papers

      By various hands. Edited by Charles Dickens, Esq. Author of ‘[so volume one; the others have, correctly, double inverted commas] The Pickwick Papers,” “Nicholas Nickleby,” &c. With Illustrations by George Cruikshank, Phiz, &c. In three volumes. London: Henry Colburn, Publisher, Great Marlborough Street, 1841. 3 Vols., lge.12mo; half-titles not called for; frontispiece with tissue guard, and three, plates in volumes one and two, frontispiece and five plates in volume three; the first leaf of the final gathering in volume two, the title-page and second leaf of advertisements in volume three, are single insets; pp.[viii]+323+[i (blank)]; [iv]+298; [ii]+378+[iv (advertisements]; publisher’s inserted catalogue, 8pp., dated May, 1841, at end of volume two; vertically fine-ribbed bright grass-green cloth, ruled blind on sides and spine, elaborately blocked blind on sides, lettered gilt on spine (with title, volume number, ‘EDITED / BY / BOZ’ and ‘LONDON / COLBURN’); top- and fore- edges uncut; end-papers coated pale yellow. Small, and virtually invisible, restorations to cloth at head of one volume and tail of another; insignificant fading to cloth of spines; tissues foxed, with offsetting onto frontispieces; half a dozen fox-spots on edges of volume two; otherwise, and in effect, a very fine, crisp, copy. Scarce, especially thus. The second state of text, p.[iii], l.3 of text having the corrected reading, ‘young publisher’ instead of ‘publisher young’ as in the first state; the misprint on the title-page to volume one appears to be unrecorded. The prelims. to volume one are here apparently a cancel, bearing on the verso of the title-page the imprint of Palmer (who also printed volume two), the rest of the volume being printed by Cox. Eckel is in error in suggesting that the whole of volume one was reprinted by Palmer. Two of the plates are by George Cruikshank, six by Phiz, and six by R.J. Hamerton. Literary contributions are by Dickens, Agnes Strickland, Leitch Ritchie, Allan Cunningham, W.H. Maxwell, Thomas Moore, William Harrison Ainsworth, Horace Smith, etc. Among the anonymous pieces is a short novel concerned with necromancy. Sadleir, 703, not noticing the state; not in Wolff or Locke; Cohn, 236; Gimbel, B109. All books listed by Robert Temple are first editions unless otherwise stated.

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        [Op. 46]. Allegro de Concert, pour le Piano, dédié à Mademlle. F. Muller, de Vienne... Op: 46

      Paris: Maurice Schlesinger... Leipzig: Breitkopf et Haertel... Londres: Wessel et Stapelton: [PN] M.S. 3481. [1841-2]. Folio. Disbound. 1f., [i] (blank), 2-15, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "7f. 50." Publisher's handstamp to lower right corner of title.& & Very slightly foxed; spine of outer bifolium reinforced with Japanese archival paper. . First French edition, second issue. Grabowski-Rink 46–1a-Sm. Chomi ski-Tur o p. 70. Not in Hoboken.

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        The Garland of Scotia; a musical wreath of Scottish song, with descriptive and historical notes, adapted for the Voive, Flute, Violin, etc.

      Wm. Mitchison, Glasgow. 1841 - 8vo. Pp xii, 192. Half calf, raised bands. A little rubbed and marked but completely sound. Text block rather browned and with occasional moderate soiling and fingering. Title page soiled and with name erased which has damaged the bottom of the letters in the words "flute" and "violin". See photo. Decidedly uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Op. 25, no. 1-6]. Douze Etudes pour le Piano à Madame la Comtesse d'Agoult. Oeuvre 25. Liv. 1

      [PN 5832] [1841-45], Leipsic: Breitkopf & Härtel. Paris: M. Schlesinger. Londres: Wessel & Co. - First German edition, fourth issue. Grabowski-Rink 25/1-6–1d-B&H (but described as having additional individual pagination for each etude, which the present copy lacks). Chomi ski-Tur o p. 90. Not in Hoboken.The firm of Scharfenberg & Luis was active from 1845-66. See Howe: "Music Publishers of New York before 1850," reprinted November 1917 from the Bulletin of the New York Public Library, September 1917, p. 17. Folio. Unbound. 1f. (title), 3-30, [ii] (blank) pp. Title lithographed, music engraved. Price: "1 Thlr. 15 Ngr." Publisher's and "Scharfenberg & Luis, New York" handstamps to foot of title.With pencilled annotations to final blank page: "C major & A minor - d f a b. Octaves chromatiques" followed by a sketch of a metronome set at 112.Somewhat foxed, soiled, and browned; edges slightly frayed; some offsetting; minor staining to first and last leaves; Scharfenberg handstamp slightly cropped.

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        Buchanan presumes that <i>?Mr. Schultze ? has no claim on the King of Prussia which that sovereign will recognize ??</i>

      Autograph Letter Signed ?James Buchanan,? 1 page, 7.75? x 9.5?. Lancaster [Pennsylvania], November 28, 1841. To Dr. C.M. Yates. Folds, strengthened on verso. Light soiling at right margin. Fine condition. In full, ?By some unaccountable neglect, into which I rarely fall, I neglected upon the receipt, to answer yours of the 17th Instant enclosing One hundred dollars. I have credited your Bond with the amount. ?I have also received your letter enclosing one from Mr. Schultze. Two or three persons have spoken to me about him. I presume he has no claim on the King of Prussia which that sovereign will recognize. I shall treat him kindly. ?I will answer Jessie?s letter before I leave for Washington. We are all well. Give my love to Maria - & the family & believe me to be sincerely Your friend, in haste, James Buchanan.? Frederic

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        Chart of Cape Cod Harbor and the Adjacent Coast of Provincetown and Truro

      Boston Marine Insurance Companies, Boston 1841 - Size : 700x840 (mm), 27.5x33 (Inches), Black & White A tear from the right margin entering into the plate about 6 inches. Several minute tears along the margins not affecting the plate. Occasional minor browning on the left side of the map.

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      Egbert Hedge, Railroad Journal Office, New York 1841 - A foretelling of the new and useful purposes of the transportation to the seaboard by the Philadelphia and Pottsville Railroad of the coal and iron trades down the valley of the Schuylkill by which a considerable reduction will be effected in the prices of those comodities. Inscribed by Geo. C. Schaeffer on the title page, "Persented to the MLA by Geo. C. Schaeffer. Oct 15, 1842." Old Merrcantile Library (MLA) rubber stamps on some of the pages. Schaeffer was an examiner at the Patent Office and worked at the Bureau of Navigation. He probably was the author of this anonymous book. 125 pages with financial information for railroads and canals, plus two foldout maps. Bound in black cloth with lettering and border on front cover stamped in gilt. Spine rebacked. Corners built up. New endpapers. Mild foxing on front foldout map and preliminary and final pages. A very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine & Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Beitrag zur Untersuchung des äusseren Gehörganges. Mitgetheilt vom Hofmed. Dr. Hoffmann in Burg Steinfurt (pp.10-14, 1 lith. Taf. mit 5 Abb.)

      . Wschr. ges. Heilk., 1841/ 1. - Berlin, August Hirschwald, den 2ten Januar 1841, 8°, 16 pp., 1 lith. Taf., Brosch.. The Invention of the modern otoscope - nighteen years before Tröltsch (GM 3374)! - Erste Ausgabe des Ohrenspiegels - 10 Jahre vor der Erfindung des Augen-Spiegels durch Helmholtz! - Die Hals-Nasen-Ohrenheilkunde konnte sich erst so spät zu einem eigenen Fach entwickeln, da die zu beobachtenden und zu behandelnden Organe in tiefen dunklen Körperhöhlen liegen; die dem bloßen menschlichen Auge nicht sichtbar sind. So bedurfte es erst der Erfindung eines perforierten Hohlspiegels durch Friedrich Hoffmann, 1841, mit dessen Hilfe die Beleuchtung dieser Organe möglich wurde. - Friedrich Hofmann (1806-1886) Arzt, Geheimer Sanitätsrat, in Burgsteinfurt beschreibt seinen perforierten Hohlspiegel, der die Beleuchtungstechnik vor allem im HNO- und Augen-Bereich revolutioniert, aber auch bei der Urethroskopie verwendet wird (HAKEN, GRÜNFELD). Die Erfindung war einfach, er kratzte den spiegelnden Belag im Zentrum eines runden Toilettenspiegels ab und benutzte dieses Loch als Durchblick Die Bedeutung dieser Entdeckung wurde zuerst nicht erkannt und 1859 beschrieb v. Tröltsch den sogenannten Ohrenspiegel erneut. Seit dieser Zeit erfuhr er eine weite Verbreitung. -cf. Bernhard Kramp; Reuter, Geschichte der Endoskopie; Politzer Geschichte der Ohrenheilkunde I, p. 424; II, p.71f; Rothschu Nr.1928

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      London: John Murray, 1841. n. Hardcover. Birth of the Byronic Hero, Beautifully Clothed in Morocco and with Exquisite Fore-Edge Vignettes from the Narrative. 235 x 146 mm (9 1/4 x 5 3/4"). 2 p.l. (including the frontispiece), xvi, 320 pp. VERY STRIKING CHESTNUT-BROWN CRUSHED MOROCCO, HANDSOMELY GILT AND INLAID, BY FAZAKERLEY (stamp-signed on turn-in at front), front cover with an elaborate frame of inlaid leaves and flowers in green, orange, and yellow morocco enclosing four lines of large gilt titling (rear cover with a gilt oval containing the same colored morocco inlays around the gilt initials "E. M. W."), wide turn-ins with gilt decoration and inlaid green leaves, cream-colored moiré silk endleaves, EDGES GILT AND ELABORATELY GAUFFERED, THE FORE EDGE WITH THREE FINE VIGNETTES SHOWING SCENES FROM THE POEM. With 62 engravings after William Finden, including a frontispiece, an added engraved title page, a folding map (featuring a frame of scenic roundels) showing the course of Harold&#39;s travels, and 59 engraved vignettes used as headpieces and tailpieces. Very faint browning at the edges of leaves because of slightly inferior paper stock, occasional pale mottled foxing, otherwise very fine, THE SUPERB BINDING UNWORN AND UNUSUALLY BRIGHT AND CLEAN. This is a glorious binding with an exquisitely painted fore edge, adorning Byron&#39;s lengthy narrative poem recounting the travels of a young man in search of enlightenment. In the course of the work&#39;s four parts, the title character journeys through the Iberian penninsula, the Baltics, Albania, Greece, Belgium, Italy, and elsewhere, and, as a result, the Byronic hero--struggling with morality, cynicism, and a distrust of authority--is born. When the first two cantos of Byron&#39;s "Childe Harold" were published in 1812, the poet became an overnight sensation. As Day observes, "No previous poem in English literature enjoyed such immediate triumph." While the first part of the poem is a fine example of what Day terms Byron&#39;s "exuberant Romanticism," the third and fourth cantos, published in 1816 and 1818, respectively, demonstrate the "Romantic pessimism" or "Weltschmerz" ("World Grief"), at which Byron excelled. Not usually given to overstatement, Day writes of the third canto: "hardly any other work in literature possesses the same titanic power and grand flourish." Binder Thomas Fazakerley is especially well known for delicate paintings on glittering gold fore edges, visible, not when the volume is fanned open, but rather when it is closed--and that is certainly a feature notably on display here. The vignettes are set off by a striking physical context: the fancifully designed and artfully crafted morocco is a visual delight, and the unpainted portions of the golden book block edges are memorable, as the gauffered embellishments in high relief represent sculpting of this sort at least as pronounced as we have ever seen. The three scenic fore-edge vignettes are painted versions of locales in the text. They are made with deft strokes of an extremely fine brush that have created landscapes with surprising detail in pleasing colors that do not disappoint even under magnification. The center (and by far the largest) one shows Chillon in an expansive and exhilarating view with pleasure-seeking figures in the foreground and imposing Alpine peaks on the other side of Lake Geneva; the bottom depicts a tranquil scene on the banks of Lake Trasimeno near Perugia; the top scene, showing a glorious sunset, appears to be Rome, with St. Peter&#39;s Cathedral in the middle ground. No other binder is associated with this kind of unusually diverting decorative feature. While not rare beyond description, the type of volume offered here is uncommonly seen for sale: from 1975 to 2009, for example, ABPC lists just three bindings with multiple fore-edge vignettes at auction.

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        "Carolinenplatz". Reizend staffagierte Ansicht mit Blick in die Briennerstraße.

      . Altkolorierte Lithographie mit Tonplatte von A.E. Kirchner, 1841, 27 x 38 cm.. Maillinger II,204,20; Pfister II,281,3; Lentner 1176,3; nicht bei Slg. Proebst. - "Sehr seltene Folge von hervorragend schönen Blättern, die z.T. sehr hoch bezahlt werden" (Lentner). - Sehr feines Kolorit. Breitrandig und gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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      - HAWTHORNE,NATHANIEL. FAMOUS OLD PEOPLE: BEING THE SECOND EPOCH OF GRANDFATHER'S CHAIR. Bost.: E.P. Peabody 1841. 12mo (3 1/2 x 4 15/16"), vii, 158p., cloth, paper label on front cover, neat owner inscription dated 1841, gilt worn off label, corner one page torn off else VG+. 1st edition of Hawthorne's second book for children after Grandfather's chair, quite scarce. BAL 7591. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Op. 46]. Allegro de Concert, pour le Piano, dédié à Mademlle. F. Muller, de Vienne... Op: 46

      Paris: Maurice Schlesinger... Leipzig: Breitkopf et Haertel... Londres: Wessel et Stapelton: [PN] M.S. 3481. [1841-2]. Folio. Disbound. 1f., [i] (blank), 2-15, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "7f. 50." Publisher&#39;s handstamp to lower right corner of title.&#11;&#11;Very slightly foxed; spine of outer bifolium reinforced with Japanese archival paper. . First French edition, second issue. Grabowski-Rink 46&#150;1a-Sm. Chomi ski-Tur o p. 70. Not in Hoboken.

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        [Op. 46]. Allegro de Concert, pour le Piano, dedie a Mademlle. F. Muller, de Vienne... Op: 46

      Paris: Maurice Schlesinger... Leipzig: Breitkopf et Haertel... Londres: Wessel et Stapelton [PN] M.S. 3481 [1841-2]. Folio. Disbound. 1f., [i] (blank), 2-15, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "7f. 50." Publisher's handstamp to lower right corner of title. Very slightly foxed; spine of outer bifolium reinforced with Japanese archival paper.. First French edition, second issue. Grabowski-Rink 46-1a-Sm. Chomi ski-Tur o p. 70. Not in Hoboken.

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        The Pathology of Drunkeness, or the Effects of Alcoholic Drinks with Drawings of the Drunkard's Stomach

      Albany, 1841. First Edition. Orig. half lea., marbled bds., and paper label. The binding is broken; label is chipped; tide marks encroaching from corners of the plates. sm. folio Four color lithographic plates of pathological conditions. An original and unusual medical title that is the earliest illustrated book published in America devoted to the pathological effects of alcoholism.The book is printed in double columns of text and in large format. Sewall had received his medical degree at Harvard and then studied with Rush for a time in Pennsylvania (no doubt because of the interest of the latter in the deleterious effects of alcohol). The essay offered here has a curious bibliographic origin. It appeared in the same year in volume 1, number 1 of Edward Delevan's temperance journal 'The Enquirer' published in Albany, NY (also offered here). Sewall's essay is the last six pages of the journal. The journal could be had both with or without illustrations (according to the statements printed on the wrapper). The illustrations consisted of four full page color lithographs that illustrate the pathology of the stomach and the effect of alcohol on it. The second plate carries a heading The Enquirer Extra below which is printed the postage rate for mailing a single sheet periodical. It also carries a legend identifying the lithographer with the statement: Chromolithographs by J H Hall Albany NY. No other plate has the legend or statement. The implication is that the illustrations were to be ordered as an extra expenditure though they are here definitely bound (stitched) as issued in the original green journal wrappers. The pamphlet issue of Sewall's essay (offered here) is published in the same generous small folio format as the journal. The printer for it and the journal is the same, C Van Benthuysen of Albany. The pamphlet issue has the same text as the journal. But it has been entirely re-set, including the text block Explanation of the Plates printed on the verso of the introduction by Delavan. The plates are, however, not present in the pamphlet. One can understand the proselytizer Delavan wanting to get the word out by quickly issuing a separate 'offprint' of the Sewall. The color plates, however, were a relatively expensive give away and were already limited in circulation by having to be ordered in addition to the periodical purchase. So there could have been few copies issued with the plates. OCLC confirms this by the fact that no copies of the journal or the pamphlet are located (there is a copy of the pamphlet with the illustrations at NLM and Yale). The illustrations are 'provincial' in their execution. They reveal none of the sophistication and technical accomplishment of the established commercial lithographers in Boston, Philadelphia or New York. Hall, the lithographer, was a capable practitioner; his output, however, appears to have been limited and of local interest (the Albany Inst. for History and Art has one Hall topographical lithograph of a plain building in Albany). This exceptional American and early work of the pathology of alcoholism is of uncommon interest in medicine and printing. Kelly & Burrage, 1096.

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      1841 - AINSWORTH, William Harrison. GUY FAWKES; OR, THE GUNPOWDER TREASON, AN HISTORICAL ROMANCE. Illustrated by Cruikshank. Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1841. First American edition. 205 pp. 4to., quarter caramel- colored cloth with paper spine label and green paper covered boards. Boards edgeworn, slightly chipped at corners. Spine staring at top of joints, chipped 1 inch at crown, 1/8 inch at heel. Endpapers foxed. Front pastedown bears a small contemporary printed bookplate. Two Cruikshank engravings preced the title page, each with light minimal foxing at edges. Occasional foxing to the text. Good overall. Recusant melodrama, based on the Gunpowder plot. Quite scarce.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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        Old Saint Paul's: A Tale of the Plague and the Fire

      Hugh Cunningham, London 1841 - 8vo, original dark brown blind cloth, spine lettering in gilt, texts with 20 inserted engraved plates by John Franklin. Plain tissue guards, single ad leaves at rear of Volumes II and III. This a very clean, bright and solid triple decker that has been professionally and lovingly repaired. All volumes rebacked with original spines laid down and original endpapers maintained. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ancient Laws and Institutes of Wales

      London: The Commissioners on the Public Records of the Kingdom, 1841 The uncommon Elephant Folio edition, 16*10", VG, 1st ed. In contemporary green cloth, some marks, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spine, faded, edges worn and bumped, title to white paper label in black ink, repairs to joint. Internally, no inscriptions, hinges strengthened, [6], (xv), [9], 1005 pp (half title, index and glossary present), printed by George E Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode in London in 1841, there had been 2 earlier editions in Latin. (Allibone 2853/5. Biblio Hist Wales 1329)Owen, historian, was an accurate and well-informed palaeographer. His Catalogue of Welsh Manuscripts, etc., in North Wales, which was awarded the prize at the Cymmrodorion eisteddfod at Welshpool in 1824, was published in the Transactions of the Honorable Society of Cymmrodorion in 1843. See ODNB for a full Bio. Title continues: Ancient Laws and Institutes of Wales; Comprising Laws Supposed to be Enacted By Howel the Good, modified by subsequent regulations under the native Princes prior to the conquest by Edward the First: And Anomalous Laws, consisting principally of institutions which by the statute of Ruddlan were admitted to continue in force: With an English translation of the Welsh Text. To which are added A Few Latin Transcripts, containing digests of the Welsh Laws, principally of the Dimetian Code. With Indexes and Glossary.

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        Ancient laws and institutes of Wales;

      By Command of His Late Majesty King William IV by The Commissioners on the Public Records of the Kingdom., 1841 2 vols, 1st ed, small 4to, near fine. Two volumes in half light calf with morocco cloth by Jarvis & Foster, decorative gilt tooling, corners and edges rubbed. Spines, attractive decorative gilt tooling, raised bands, titles in gilt to calf labels, with tooling, edges brushed. Internally, marbled endpapers, small bookbinders label and the armorial bookplate of Charles Arthur Wynne-Finch to fpd, bookplate of the LA law library to fep, text block edges marbled red. Vol 1, half titles, [7], (viii-xxxvi), [8], [3], 4-904 pp, printed by George E Eyres and Andrew Spottiswoode, both vols have a small lib label to upper cover, stamp at tp base and label tp epd. Vol 2, half title, [17], [1], [3], 4-1128 pp. Faint spotting to endpages. This is the 8vo version, there was also a Folio version published at the same time. A very attractive copy. (Allibone 2853. 1702. Biblio Hist Wales 407) Comprising laws supposed to be enacted by Howel the Good, modified by subsequent regulations under the native princes prior to the conquest by Edward the First, and anomalous laws ... with an English translation of the Welsh text. To which are added a few Latin transcripts, containing digests of the Welsh laws, principally of the Dimetian code. With indexes and glossary.

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        Früchtestilleben. Gouachezeichnung auf Papier, um 1870. 55 x 46 cm, in rahmen der Zeit. Umseitige Zuschreibung.

      . . Julius Eduard BRAUNSDORF (1841-1922) 1858 - 62 Ausbildung als Blumenmaler an der kgl. Porzellanmanufaktur zu Meissen, davon einige Semester an der Dresdner Kunstakademie. 1862 Eintritt in die Meissner Manufaktur als Blumenmaler, bereits 1861 Auszeichnungen für die erste große Arbeit. 1862 Ausstellung einiger seiner Entwürfe auf der Londoner Weltausstellung. Zunächst als Zeichenlehrer tätig und 1900 Berufung als Professor. Umseitige Zuschreibung mit gesicherter Provinienz. Zwei unauffällige Kratzspuren am Rande der Darstellung, sonst von guter Erhaltung. Der Rahmen zeigt einige Gebrauchsspuren.

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        The Old English Gentleman, or, The Fields and the Woods

      London: Henry Colburn, 1841 - Sadleir, who had a copy in boards, writes: "I remember an old bookseller in Edinburgh (who had been at one time employed by W.T. Spencer) telling me that Spencer regarded a board copy of THE OLD ENGLISH GENTLEMAN as one of the rarest three-volume items in his experience . " Wolff's copy, on the other hand, was rebacked with new labels and, in his own estimation, "pretty crude." The first of Mills' "rollicking hunting books" (Sutherland). "Like his contemporaries, 'Nimrod' (C.J. Apperley) and 'Yorkshireman' (Surtees), Mills deserves the foremost recognition amongst the ranks of those versatile scribes, pertaining to the order characterized by 'Jorrocks' as 'Gentleman sportsmen,' and with the works of those 'top-sawyers' and first of sporting and sportive penman" (Higginson) First edition. 3 vols., 8vo. viii, 293; [ii], 280; [ii], 274 + [2] pp. ads (undated). Uncut in the original drab gray boards, blue cloth spines with printed paper labels ( a bit rubbed). Etched bookplate of George Gilpin on the front pastedown of each volume. Lovely set thus. Sadleir 1738; Wolff 4803; Higginson, pp. 75-6 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Grammatica linguae copticae. Accedunt additamenta ad Lexicon Copticum. Imprimerie royale

      Imprimerie royale, Turin 1841 - 20 + 210 pages. The very rare first edition of 1841. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meretseger Books]
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        An Account of the Settlements of the New Zealand Company, from Personal Observation During a Residence at Their

      Smith, Elder and Co., London 1841 - 395 g. (combined weight); IV, 5-88 pages, the last page. There is a four page, folio size, foldout map at the beginning of the text -- showing a map of Colony of New Zealand from Official Documents, there is also a small world map showing position of New Zealand in comparison to the rest of the world. The text is illustrated with two steel etched plates: -- the first showing part of Lambton Harbour, Port Nicholson, New Zealand (Wellington) and a another seel etched plate showing New Plymouth Settlement, in the District of Taranaki. Blue coloured cloth covered boards with self embossed decoration to the front panel and gilt titles to the same area. A little rubbing and fraying of the backstrip edges and book corners. Browning and foxing to the text block edges and a few marks to the book panels. From page 79 through to the end of the book there is a small black ink mark on the front fore text block edge. Browning and minor foxing to the endpapers and browning to the internal text. The foldout map at the beginning of the text has a tear measuring 3 inches with a left horizontal component measuring 1 inch -- commensurate with rough handling of opening of the map. Navy blue coloured cloth covered slipcase, which opens out like a book, with gilt titles to the backstrip. Rubbing to the slipcase corners and some rubbing to the slipcase edges and panels. An account, very early, of the settlement of New Zealand. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: History; 19th Century ; New Zealand; Inventory No: 0109019. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      - Barcelona, 1841. 2ª Edición. Imprenta y librería de Juan Oliveres. Holandesa piel con planos deslucidos faltos de papel y bordes rozados. Tomo 1º: 395pp + 96 láminas a toda página + 1 plano desplegable. Tomo 2º: 382pp + 84 láminas a toda página + 1 plano desplegable. Tomo 3º: 307pp + 104 láminas a toda página. Ejemplar con puntos de óxido en láminas y texto. Encuadernación muy desgastada con falta de punta del tomo 2º. Encuadernación con numeración equivocada en tomo 2º y 3º. ( Vitrina San José ) VIAJES

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        Gesammelte Werke.

      gedruckt und verlegt bei G. Reimer., Berlin, 1841 - 7 Bände. Berlin, gedruckt und verlegt bei G. Reimer. 1841-1852. Schwarze Halblederbände der Zeit mit Romantikervergoldung und goldgeprägten Rückentiteln. Goedeke XIV, 569, 768. - Erste Gesamtausgabe, herausgegeben von Carl Brandes und mit einem Vorwort von Alexander von Humboldt. - Bis auf wenig kleine Stockflecken ausnehmend sauberes Exemplar. In Band 6 wie immer mehrere Bogen papierbedingt gebräunt. - Ohne das Porträt in Band 5 und die gestochene Tafel zu Band 4. Exlibris auf den Innendeckeln. - Schön gebundenes Exemplar. Sprache: Deutsch Schwarze Halblederbände der Zeit mit Romantikervergoldung und goldgeprägten Rückentiteln. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        Foreign Conspiracy Against the Liberties of the United States

      New York: H.A. Chapin & Co.. Hardcover. 191 pages. "The numbers under the signature of Brutus, originally published in the New-York Observer. Revised and Corrected, with notes by the Author" - subtitle. "The public mind is awake far and wide to the fact, that Popery is a political as well as a religious system, nor will freemen be lulled to sleep by the popish anodyne of no controversy; they will not rest till these more than suspicious manoeuverings of Jesuit intriguers; of Austrian conspirators against their liberties, shall have been searched to the bottom." - from preface to the first edition. Contemporary gift greetings inside front board. Moderate foxing throughout. Average external wear and soiling. Binding sound. Embossed olive-coloured boards. Gilt lettering legible upon backstrip. Author invented the telegraph and its code which bears his name. . Good. 1841. Fifth Edition.

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        Sixteen Years in Chile and Peru From 1822 to 1839 By The Retired Governor of Juan Fernandez

      Fisher Son and Co. 1841 - (CA22) - London - Contiene 563 páginas incluyendo índice - Posee además 7 grabados originales y un mapa desplegable - Encuadernado en tela completa con ornamento dorado en la tapa - Algunas hojas presentan leves pintas de óxido - Escrito en inglés - Buen estado

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        Sixteen years in Chile and Peru, from 1822 to 1839

      Fisher co. London 1841 - First Edition 1841, really exceptional clean and tight copy, complete with engraved frontispiece and half title, plus all 8 plates and folding map. Recent very attractive brown half morocco over brown cloth. Small tidy bookplate to pastedown. Very attractive and sound copy of this scarce first edition. xii pp563 + 9 plates and maps [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: finecopy Ltd P.B.F.A.]
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        Systematische Classification und Beschreibung der im Herzogthume Steiermark vorkommenden Rebensorten. (UND:) Nachtrag

      Graz, Leykam`sche Erben 1841 - 1855.. 2 Tle. in 1 Band. Mit 2 lithograph. Tafeln und 4 gefalt. beidseitig lithograph. Tabellen. X, 362 S.; 2 Bll., 192 S. Späterer HLdr. mit goldgepr. Rückentitel und Eignernamen "G. Marin". 22 x 14 cm. Schoene 4763. - Der steirische Önologe Franz Xaver Trummer (1800-1858) zählt zu den bedeutendsten Ampelographen seiner Zeit. Die Einteilung der Sorten orientiert sich an den Vorarbeiten von Lambert Joseph Leopold von Babo (1790-1862) und Johann Christian Metzger (1789-1852). Die hier in erster Ausgabe vorliegende Arbeit wird bis heute als Standardwerk verwendet. - Gering berieben. Titel mit handschriftl. Besitzeintrag "G. Marin". Vorsätze erneuert. Etwas braunfleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Histoire de l'économie politique, ou études historiques, philosophiques et religieuses sur l'économie politique des peuples anciens et modernes, I-II. [TWO VOLUMES]

      Paris, Guillaumin, 1841.. Two volumes. Octavo. Pp. 474; 453, (1). Hardcover, uniformly bound in contemporary half calf and handsome hand-marbled paper over boards, all edges sprinkled green, spines gilt; spines worn but partly neatly restored, boards bit rubbed, dampmark to first and last leaves; old inscriptions to first paste-downs. Charming set in good condition. ~ First authorized edition. (First published in Bruxelles in 1839 in one volume). Goldsmith 32000. Einaudi 5911 (listing only this edition). Kress C.5689. Vicomte de Jean-Paul-Alban Villeneuve Bargemont (1784-1850), French social reformer. One of the Catholic critics of economic liberalism, he became a central figure in the movement for social reforms.

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      London: R. Ackermann. Fine with no dust jacket. 1841. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fox AND HOUNDS; Fox Hunting; Dogs; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 328 pages; NOTITIA VENATICA: A TREATISE ON FOX-HUNTING. TO WHICH IS ADDED, A COMPENDIOUS KENNEL STUD BOOK. 1 vol. Vyner, R. T. Notitia Venatica: A Treatise on Fox-Hunting. To Which is Added, a Compendious Kennel Stud Book. London: R. Ackermann, 1841. First edition. 8vo, modern full gilt-paneled brown morocco, gilt-lettered & emblematic spine, A. E. G. With 8 tinted lithographic plates, 3 wood-engraved text illus. Scattered light foxing. Jones 1372 . Complete (1) , 193, cccxxviii pp . Very attractive binding in full leather. Adt&#39;l graphics of title page, frontis and table of contents are available. ; 0 .

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        Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan

      New York: Harper & Brothers. 1841. First Edition. Hardcover. In two volumes. 484pp; 474pp. Original brown cloth stamped in gold on the front panels and the spine panels. With map and numerous engravings. Light rubbing, spines expertly rebacked preserving the original cloth, some scattered foxing, small stain to top edge of volume one. A very good set. ; Octavo .

      [Bookseller: Lyrical Ballad]
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        Los hijos de Bolivar. el Illampu, [with] En medio del combate, en que crecia por grados el ardimiento y bizarría del egercito Boliviano

      - Paris. Mandado litografiar por un Boliviano, Imp. Lemercier. c.335 mm x 493 mm. Los hijos de Bolivar en presencia de los dos gigantes del nuevo mundo, el Illampu, viendo desplegado en el cielo su pabellon briunfante atacaron con tal ímpetu, que su caballería en pocos instantes sobrepasó la línea de los enemigos hasta la retaguardia, arrollando al mismo tiempo la derecha de estos con su izquierda. [with] En medio del combate, en que crecia por grados el ardimiento y bizarría del egercito Boliviano cayo muerto, sobre el campo de batalla, el Generalisimo D. Agustin Gamarra, viniendo a encontrar su sepulcro en el suelo mismo, que acababa de ultrajar invadiéndolo tan injusta y temerariamente. Cuando el Mariscal Andrés Santa Cruz fue derrotado por las fuerzas peruanas marchó al exilio. En esas horas su vencedor, el presidente del Perú, Agustín Gamarra, decidió ir por más e invadió Bolivia. Pero el 18 de noviembre de 1841 sus hombres se enfrentaron al ejército local comandado por José Ballivián, ya ungido sucesor de Santa Cruz y proclamado presidente de la república. La batalla aconteció en la localidad de Viacha, provincia de Ingavi, y lleva para la historia el nombre de ésta última. Las tropas bolivianas portaban un nuevo fusil, bautizado &#147;hannoveriano&#148;, de muy buen calibre y alta efectividad. Esto hizo la diferencia y se cuenta que en el propio campo de operaciones supo exclamar Gamarra: &#147;He estado en muchas refriegas desde la Guerra de la Independencia y nunca he presenciado un fuego tan graneado&#148;. Lo cierto es que poco después, el jefe peruano caía abatido por uno de estos proyectiles y extendida la mala nueva, su ejército no pudo sobreponerse y fue derrotado. La batalla de Ingavi fue la gran victoria del ejercito Boliviano sobre las tropas peruanas, consolidando la independencia de aquel país y su fortalecimiento republicano.

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        Traité élémentaire d'astronomie physique, troisième édition, corrigée et augmentée, Paris, Bachelier, 1841-1857.

      - 5 vol. in-8° rel.demi-basane noire, titre doré, filets dorés, 94 planches, XXIV + 691 p. - piqures sur les tranches, petites rousseurs éparses, certaines pages et certaines plages abonfdamment piquées, quelques petites taches éparses, étiquettes collées sur le dos, cachets de bibliothèques, ouvrage déclassé de bibliothèque.

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        Topographisch-historischer Atlas von Hellas und den hellenischen Colonien in 24 Blättern unter Mitwirkung des Prof. Carl Ritter. 2. berichtigte Ausgabe. Berlin, Nicolai 1851. Quer-Fol. 4 Bll., mit 24 lithogr. Karten mit Grenzkolorit, Hldr. d. Zt.

      - Phillips 3051 - vgl. Engelmann 538 (EA).- Zweite Ausgabe, zuerst in Lieferungen 1841-46 erschienen.- Frühes Werk des Berliner Kartographen und späteren Professors der Geographie (1818-99). ?Mit vorbildl. Denkschriften und Texterläuterungen zu den Karten leistete Kiepert einen Beitrag zur Entwicklung der wissenschaftl. Kartographie? (LGK I, 409).- Titel mit Stempelrasur, Ränder leicht gebräunt, gegen Ende schwach wasserandig, vereinzelt gering stockfleckig, Ebd. etw. bestoßen u. beschabt.

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        Camellia Hockerii

      Paris 1841 - Abbé Laurent (Lorenzo) Berlese (1784-1863) was born in Campo Molino near Treviso, in northern Italy. He moved to Paris as a chaplain and by 1817, through his own funding, began cultivating camellias. Interest in camellias peaked in the middle part of the nineteenth century, when large numbers of seedlings obtained from crossing variants of camellia Japonica were raised and named, mostly by the Verschaffelt family at Ghent in Belgium, and continuing with Berlese in Paris until he assembled a collection of around 300 species. In 1837, with his large collection of camellias amassed, many of them hybrid species, Berlese realized the importance of establishing a classification system and that a detailed monograph was required. The &#147;Iconographie du genre Camellia ou Description et Figures des Camellia les Plus Beaux et les Plus Rares&#148; was published in three volumes in Paris between 1841 and 1843, from the drawings made by J.J. Jung of the camellias in Berlese&#146;s greenhouses. The arrangement of the text is unusual as the scientific and practical monograph is printed on the lower half of the recto of each text leaf with the description of the facing plate on the upper half and with the versos of the text leaves blank. Berlese was also a founding member and Vice President of the Société Royale d'Horticulture de Paris and. He lived for nearly 40 years in the French capital in contact with the highest scientific, artistic and political officials of his time. Each original stipple engraving is expertly colored and are fine examples of nineteenth century botanical art. This engraving, Camellia Hockerii, 13.25" x 10", is in very good condition with a foxing mark in the margin, slight discoloration and evidence of verso page text. This beautiful flower in shades of pink is well colored and detailed. The leaves, in rich shades of green, are also detailed and highlighted for a realistic and dynamic look. Arader Galleries is happy to reduce the price of this engraving by 50% if client uses our excellent framing services.

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        Henry Clay writes a letter mentioning the National Bank, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison

      Washn, July 4, 1841 Third Person Autograph Letter Signed "H. Clay" within the text. Clay wrote in the third person: "H. Clays respects to Miss Maury, with his thanks for the testimony she has communicated to him in respect to Mr. Madison's opinions as to a Nat. bank. What caught her eye, as to Mr. River's statement relative to them, regarded Mr. Jefferson & not Mr. Madison." Letter folds, slight staining, and mounting remnants on the verso do not affect legibility in any way. Very good condition, with clear, dark writing. The first Bank of the United States had been chartered with the strong support of the Federalist party, over the vocal objections of Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and other members of the Republican party. It had expired in 1811, when the Republican-dominated Congress refused to renew its charter. On January 8, 1816, a bill was introduced for a Second National bank; it was to be chartered for twenty years, with its main branch in Philadelphia. The Bank would operate

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        The Seaman's Friend

      Charles C. Little & James Brown, and James Loring & Co., Boston 1841 - Full brown calf, boards detached but present; no spine lettering; [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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