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        Voyage to Van Diemens Land.

      - Heustis, Daniel. Voyage to Van Diemens Land. A letter from Daniel Heustis, one of the exiles, to his brother William, forwarded to the editor of the Jeffersonian by Mr. Skinner. Published in the newspaper The Carthagenian, Thursday June 3, 1841, Carthage N.Y. 37.5 column cms. Folio 4pp disbound, light foxing, centerfold somewhat split, contemporary folded in 4. A presentable copy. A vivid and illuminating account of the conditions borne by the "Patriot" exiles on their voyage to Van Diemens Land. Gives specific details such as passengers (141 prisoners, 300 total), dates, times, ships & ports entered including Rio, St. Paul & Amsterdam Island. The ship is listed as H.M. Buffalo, under the Captain James Wood, and the only death being Mr. Asa Priest of Auburn N.Y. The editor notes in a short preface to the letter that this letter was written on March 7th, and had lain in the London post office awaiting payment of charges. He encourages readers to make a "subscription" to the post office in Watertown (N.Y.) to ensure no other letters will be delayed. Daniel Heustis eventually returned to the U.S. and in 1847 published an account of his "adventures & sufferings" which is one of the rarer Canadian rebellion prisoner narratives, recorded as Ferguson 4536.

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      New York: Wiley and Putnam, . 1841 - Two volumes. viii,264; viii,266pp. plus hundreds of plates. Errata slip. Without two plates called for (but see below). Contemporary three-quarter morocco and marbled boards, spines gilt. A bit of shelf wear. Bookplate on front pastedowns, with corresponding presentation inscription (see below). Map neatly repaired and laid down Japan tissue, very slight loss on bottom margin not affecting map. Very good. A presentation set, inscribed in both volumes by William Wiley, Catlin's American publisher, to John W. Brooks of Milton Hill, Massachusetts. First American edition of Catlin's famous book, issued the same year as the London first, with the same collation, maps and illustrations. One of the most important works on American Indians published in the 19th century. Besides the descriptions of his travels throughout the West, the book contains hundreds of line drawings of Indians, as well as two significant maps of Indian tribe locations. Catlin first went west in 1830, travelling extensively for the next six years accumulating his "Indian Gallery." LETTERS AND NOTES. was published when he brought the exhibition to London. The present copy lacks a total of fifteen numbered illustrations. Seven of these, however, never seem to have been issued with the book (they are numbered 23, 137, 142, 149, 159, 246, and 247). They are missing from other copies we have examined, including the Yale copy, and they are not referenced in the text. The errata note, tipped in at the titlepage, explains that though it may seem that several illustrations are missing, those referred to in the text are all present. Therefore, it appears that the only illustrations actually lacking from this copy are those numbered 24 to 27, and 129 to 132 (eight total illustrations, which were printed on a total of two plates). Since this is a presentation copy from the publisher in a special binding, it is possible that this lack represents the earliest issue of the American edition. WAGNER-CAMP 84:3. HOWES C241. McCRACKEN 8a. FIELD 261. SABIN 11536. PILLING, PROOF-SHEETS 680.

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        Des Diverses Méthodes Opératoires pour La Cure Radicale des Hernies.[I] A Commentary on the Treatment of Ruptures. [II] Farther Remarks on Hernia.[III] Observations on Hernia [IV] Description of a Truss [V] De La Hernie Intestinale [VI] 6 works in one

      Paris; London; Dublin: Chez J.- B. Baillière; Sir Richard Phillips; Callow and Wilson; Hodges and M'Arthur; John Yates; Chez Mèquignon L'aîné. G : in Good condition. Cover and spine rubbed and scuffed. Some scattered foxing and dust soiling. Contents firm. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons. 1841. First Edition. Half leather marbled board cover. 210mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). 118pp; 95pp; 23pp; 31pp; 11pp; 148pp. Two fold out plates and line drawing. Work I 'Des diverse méthodes... pour la cure radicale des hernies' was published in 1841 in Paris; Work II 'A commentary on the treatment of Ruptures' was published in London in 1810; Work III entitled 'Farther Remarks on Hernia, in explanation of the nature of strangulation, and of obliterated intestine, and in defence of views and suggestions towards improvement in treatment... in a letter to John Abernethy, Esq' is dated 1826 and published in Dublin; Work IV, 'Observations on Hernia' was published in 1817 in Dublin; Work V 'Description of a truss on entirely new and improved principles' was published in 1832 in Dublin; and work VI 'De La Hernie Intestinale Incomplète avec Gangrène' was published in 1802 in Paris. .

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      H. L. Delloye, Paris 1841 - RO40202776: 321 pages. Papier muet ecollé sur le dos, le consolidant. Etiquette de code sur le dos. Tampon et annotation de bibliothèque en page de titre. (Très rare) Emmanuel Baron de Las cases, Membre de la Mission de Sainte-Hélène. In-8 Broché. Bon état. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos fané. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 840.08-XIX ème siècle [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Petit Buffon Illustre. Histoire Naturelle Des Quadrupedes, Des Oiseaux, Des Reptiles, Des Poissons et Des Insectes. (4 volumes) Par Le Bibliophile Jacob

      Paris: Didier, 1841. Quarter Calf, over Marbled Boards, with Slipcase to hold four volumes. Very Good. 12mo. (5" x 3.5", 13 by 9 cm.) With 62 hand-colored plates. Gumuchian 3551. Almost identical to the first edition of this work issued three years earlier except for addition in this edition of four wood engraved half titles. In any case, scarce to find an early children's Buffon such as this with the full complement of plates, not to mention with color. The first two volumes have a very light dampstain, nearly inconspicuous. Otherwise, light occasional foxing but generally clean. The contemporary calf spine head of volume 1 has chip and slight chewing. Elsewhere the leather has scuffs and light rubbing, but still attractive. The marbled paper slipcase is solid and attractive.

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        Traite elementaire de la thŽorie des fonctions et du calcul infinitŽsimal.

      Paris: Hachette, 1841. - An uncommon early work by A.A. Cournot (1801-1877), student of Poisson, giant in the history of probability, and father of mathematical economics. ".[Cournot] had the distinction of having been the first to dissociate--in a radical way--various ideas that were still obscure, thus opening the way for deeper and more systematic research by more exact mathematicians. He was also able to show clearly the importance of the applications of the calculus of probability to the scientific description and explanation of human acts" (G. Granger in D.S.B.). Two volumes, octavo. [XX], 494, [2, errata]; [VIII], 527, [1, errata] pp. Six engraved folding plates. Original brown cloth over marbled boards, gilt spine. Boards lightly rubbed, a couple of ink stains on edges, a little foxing. A very good, tight set. First edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Viaggio intorno al globo principalmente alla California ed alle Isole Sandwich nehli anni 1826, 1827, 1828 e 1829. Con l'aggiunta delle osservazioni sugli abitanti di quei paesi di Paolo Emilio Botta. Traduzione. nell'italiano di Carlo Botta.

      Stabilimento Tipografico Fontana,, Torino, 1841 - 2 voll. in un tomo in-8° (205x133mm), pp. XVI, 296; 392, (2) di errata; legatura coeva m. pelle marrone con titolo, filetti e fregi in oro e a secco al dorso. Piatti in cartone marmorizzato policromo. Tagli azzurri a spruzzo. Due antiporte xilografiche con vedute del porto di Anaroura, nell'isola di Waho, e della californiana missione di San Luis Rey; tra le pp. 250-251 del primo vol., veduta di Monterey presa dalla rada; tra le pp. 174-175, veduta di Ross ("Stabilimento Russo vicino alla Bodega"). Qualche lieve fioritura. Ottimo esemplare. Prima traduzione italiana, dovuta a Carlo Botta, del Voyage autour du monde, principalement a la Californie et aux Iles Sandwich, pendant les annees 1826, 1827, 1828, et 1829, importante resoconto di viaggio nel continente americano e nelle Isole Sandwich (le Hawaii) compiuto da un capitano di marina, letterato e mercante francese. Notazioni geografiche ed etnografiche su Rio de Janeiro e il Brasile, Capo Horn, le Ande, il Cile e Valparaiso, il Perù e Lima, il Messico, San José, San Francisco, Santa Cruz, Monterey, Santa Barbara e la sua missione spagnola, San Pedro, San Diego, Santa Clara, Los Angeles (allora ancora modesto pueblo, in cui l'autore conta appena 82 case per un totale di un migliaio di persone circa), le Hawaii, la Cina e Canton, Macao, Sant'Elena. In appendice al secondo vol., alle pp. 339 e sgg., "Osservazioni sugli abitanti delle Isole Sandwich e della California" di Paolo Emilio Botta (l'archeologo, figlio di Carlo Botta, che aveva accompagnato il Duhaut-Cilly nel suo viaggio americano), un compendioso vocabolario hawaiiano ("Italiano-Sandwiccese"), esempio di numerazione hawaiiana ("numeri sandwiccesi") e varie altre osservazioni dello stesso Paolo Emilio Botta sugli abitanti della California e delle Hawaii. I capitoli finali del Botta compaiono qui in edizione originale. "This commercial enterprise, although a financial failure, resulted the first foreign account of Spanish California by a literate and observant French trader, who, while trying to sell his goods, visited most of the missions, presidios, and pueblos of Alta California, and wrote the best contemporary account of the region. He had a splendid opportunity to observe affairs and took advantage of it, being the first outsider to become intimately acquaninted with the the thriving area. The ship Héros also visited Valparaiso, the Galápagos Islands, Hawaii, Macao, and Java" (The Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages). Il Duhaut-Cilly, vissuto tra il 1790 e il 1849, effettuò i suoi viaggi attraverso il mondo fra il 1826 e il 1829; lasciò varie altre relazioni odeporiche, tra cui una di viaggio in Russia. Sabin, 21164. Cowan, II,186. Howell, 50:64. Howes, D-547. Zamorano, 80:32. Silveira De Braganza-Oakes, The Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages, 23-24. Hill, p. 23. Forbes, 882. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Presentation of a newly-elected Chief of the Huron Tribe, Canada

      London: Published for the Proprietor by Messrs. Colnaghi & Puckle, 1841. A very rare image of the Huron Tribal Council, and the presentation of Robert Symes as an honorary chief. Robert Symes, an Englishman, was a lawyer, judge and the first chief of the Quebec city police (serving from 1838 to 1841). His full Huron name was Robert Symes Esquire Hotwatsi ('Hotwatsi' means hot whiskey in the Huron language). The present image records his election as an honorary chief of the Huron tribe in Loretteville (now Wendake) about 12 miles north of Quebec City. Thielcke was born in St. James's Palace in London where his parents were both members of the Royal household. He trained at the British Royal Academy Schools, and exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1805 and 1816, and at the British Institution in 1811, 1815, and 1816. At some point Thielcke was appointed "Portrait Painter to HRH the Duchess of York", a title that served him well in Canada and the United States. The date of the appointment is not known but it seems he retained this appointment until 1820, when she died. Thielcke was in Quebec by November 1832 when he advertised as a portrait and miniature painter and he spent the rest of his professional career in Canada and America. He produced some very accomplished portraits, but this is probably his best known North American work. Château Ramezay Museum, in Montreal has the original oil painting on canvas on which the present image is based, it is titled "Presentation at Lorette of the newly elected chief at the Huron Tribal Council, 1840". McCord Museum M20009; National Archives of Canada, R9266-2676 & R9266-2677; and W.H. Coverdale Collection acc. no. 1970-188-641). Hand-coloured lithograph drawn on stone by H. Lynch after Thielcke, printed by Day & Son, sheet size: 21 3/8 x 16 3/8 inches. Repairs to margins, some expertly closed tears.

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        Graham's Lady's and Gentleman's Magazine

      Philadelphia: George R. Graham, June - January, 1841 - Apart from numerous reviews, and critical notes, there are several of Poe's own pieces, including: (1) July, "A Few Words on Secret Writing,"pp. 33-38; First Printing (2) August, "The Colloquy of Monos and Una", pp. 52-54; First Printing (3) August, "Secret Writing," p. 96; First Printing (4) September, "To Helen," p. 123; a reprint, but revised, and containing for the first time, the two lines: "To the glory that was Greece / To the grandeur that was Rome"; (5) September, "Never Bet Your Head," p. 124-127; First Printing (6) October, "Israfel," p. 183; (7) November, "A Chapter on Autography," pp. 273-286; First Printing 8vo. Volume XIX, Nos. 1-6 inclusive. Illustrated with engraved plates, some colored. Publisher's brown quarter leather and cloth, joints and corners somewhat rubbed and soiled but sound, some darkening and foxing to text. Hartman, pp. 204-06 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Seasons, and the Castle of Indolence - With a Biographical and Critical Introduction, by Allan Cunningham

      London: Bogue, 1841 - One of a few copies printed on India paper. 8vo. 48 wood engravings by Samuel Williams. [v]-lxx, [2], 271, [1], 4 (ads) pp., printed entirely on INDIA PAPER by Wright and Co., Printers. Full contemporary green contemporary morocco with gilt arabesques on upper and lower covers, a.e.g., joints rubbed, else fine. Lowndes, p. 2671 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die neue Börse in Hamburg. Dem löblichen Commercio hochachtungsvoll gewidmet von Peter Suhr (Widmung in englischer Schrift). Lithographie auf aufgewalztem China von P. Suhr in Hamburg, 1841. 36 x 63 cm.,

      1841 - Blick auf die schöne Börse und belebten Vorplatz mit Pferdedroschken, Bürgern und Mägden. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        Manuscrit autographe

      - CLEMENCEAU Georges (1841-1929), homme politique, Président du Conseil. M.A. S.l.n.d. [vers 1902 ?]. 2 p. in-4 au verso de papier à en-tête du Sénat ; traces d¿épingle. Brouillon de son discours de candidat à la Commission des Finances. Clemenceau expose les raisons qui le font être favorable à l¿impôt sur le revenu. Élu sénateur en 1902, c¿est en 1909 que, devenu Président du Conseil, il parvint à faire voter l¿impôt sur le revenu, mais non adoptée par le Sénat à cette date, cette loi ne fut appliquée qu¿à la veille de la guerre, le 3 juillet 1914.

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        LA PERSE

      FIRMIN DIDOT 1841 - RO30099205: 491 pages + 86 planches et 2 cartes. In-8 Broché. A relier. Plats abîmés. Dos abîmé. Déchirures Classification Dewey : 909-Civilisation [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The PIC-NIC PAPERS. By Various Hands.

      Lea and Blanchard,, Philadelphia: 1841 - VG (some wear to labels/lower corners to leaves 5-6 & 6-1 of Vol I are lacking [in margin only, does not affect text]/some foxing). Red cloth spines with buff paper-wrapped boards. Paper spine labels. Bound in 6s. 1st US edition (Edgar & Vail, p. 20; Gimbel B110). 2 volumes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Ackermann & Co. 1841 - 1841. Fine condition with no wrapper. Full polished brown leather binding with gilt borders and embossed decoration at corners. Red title label to spine. 12 beautiful mounted coloured plates. A truly handsome copy of this scarce book. [S] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        kochbuch fur kleine haushaltungen enthaltend eine gründliche Anweisung zur. Verlagt von einer Dame in Kopenhagen.

      Kopenhagen 1841 - Cookbook for small households. XX, 260 pages + [88] blank pages. Weiss-2008. Red half calf with relief swirl patterned boards. Red edges. Covers slightly worn, mainly at edges. Spine with gilt decorations and 3 raised bands. Spine is somewhat bleached and worn at top and bottom. Decorated endpapers. Interior slightly foxy. Small tear in the first of the blank pages at the end. A lot of the blank pages with handwritten text. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Medical and Physiological Commentaries in Three Volumes: Volume 1, Volume 2, and Volume 3

      New York: Collins Keese and London: John Churchill, 1840, Volume 3 printed for the author by Hopkins & Jennings, 1841 - THREE VOLUMES COMPLETE hbks Volume 1: 716pp: Volumes 2 and 3 are an unpaginated collection of articles no djs as issued embossed black cloth-covered boards with gilt spine titles some shelfwear especially to extremities and a small closed tear to spine on Volume 1 evidence of former hospital library use originally presented to Edward Peaslee by Martyn Paine in 1853 with a presentation inscription from the author to Peaslee on title page of Volume 1 overall clean bright and tight excellent clean tight texts the three volumes [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lettre autographe signée à Monsieur F. Gail, rédacteur en chef du journal Le Voleur.

      1841 - Livre d'occasion Feuillet plié en deux formant document de 4 pages de 20 x 13,3 cm, lettre rédigée à l'encre sur la première page et le haut de la seconde, adresse du destinataire en quatrième page. Condition : Lettre signée T. Dondey de Santeny, son autre nom de plume, dans laquelle, l’humble poëte remercie son correspondant pour la publication de son poème «Mirabeau mourant» paru le 5 juillet 1841 dans Le Voleur et fait part, avec beaucoup de tact et d’humour, d’une coquille ayant échappé au correcteur au second vers. Cette erreur fut corrigée lors de la publication du poème en recueil dans Poésies Posthumes chez Charpentier en 1877. «Paris, 7 juillet 1841 / Monsieur, / Je vous remercie de l’insertion / du sonnet et de l’envoi du numéro / où elle a eu lieu. Je vous suis très / reconnaissant de la correction / remplie de goût que vous avez pris / la peine de faire au second / hémistiche du quatrième vers : cette / sollicitude de votre part prouve à la / fois que vous apportez à diriger votre / journal la conscience la plus éclairée / et que vous aimez sincèrement la poésie / et les poëtes, même les plus humbles. / Votre correcteur d’épreuves ordinairement / sagace et vigilant, ne l’a pas été à l’égard / du second vers ; une grosse faute d’impression / s’y est glissée ; on a mis agonisant / au lieu de agonisait. Espérons que / l’univers n’en saura rien. / Je vous renouvelle, Monsieur, / mes remerciements empressés; et vous / prie d’agréer l’assurance de ma / considération la plus distinguée. / T. Dondey de Santeny». Les lettres de Théophile O’Neddy sont d’une insigne rareté. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Enciclopedia De Medicina, Cirujia y Farmacia (Patologia Interna) Vols 1-18

      Imprenta de Fuentenebro, Libreria de señora Viuda Calleja e Hijos 1841 - Español: Este hermoso serie de volumenes de medicina encuadernado en plena cuero decorado esta en muy buena condicion. Este elegante serie de 1841 esta completa con 18 tomos. Segun un estudio academico de Jose Ramon Bertomeu Sanchez y Antonio Garcia Belmar: La imprensa Calleja tuvo una influencia grande en los 1800s en España en difundir los advances farmacologicas y medicos mas modernas de europa y los eeuu a los estudiantes de medicina de españa. Tiene contribuciones por autores famosos como los franceses Jean Lassaigne y Sebastian Julia de Fontanelle llevado al español por el Alvarez Alcalá, cirujano y medico madrileño eminiente de la epoca. La publicacion de estas enciclopedias entre 1840 y 1845 coincide con importantes reformes en estudios medicos. Por lo general estan en muy buena condicion con algunas en buena cond. y pocos con uso o pequeños daños a las bisagras. Por ejemple Tomo XI: Encuadernacion de full cuero café jaspeado en muy buen condicion con uso en los ejes y las esquinas y poco daño en la tapa. Columna de cuero negro con letras y diseño doradas. Paginas en muy buen condicion con dos paginas dobladas. Estampa de exbibloteca en la pagina de titulo. Muchas tienen paginas en FINO estado, blancos, limpios parecen casi-sin leer, mientras algunos tienen uso muy ligero. Podemos enviar mas fotos y una descripcion de cada volumen por email. pgs total 9.262 Cada volumen tiene entre 471 y 585 pgs. ENGLISH: This handsome spanish-language Medical Encyclopedia set of 18 volumes is entirely bound in decorated leather and is in very good condition. This elegant series is from 1840-1845 and has 18 tomes which are mostly in very good condition with some in good condition with light use and minor flaws. According to an academic study by Jose Ramon Bertomeu Sanchez y Antonio Garcia Belmar: The Calleja Press was extremely influencial in Spain in the early 1800s in spreading new medical and pharmacological advances to those in the medical field. The encyclopedia contains contributions from eminant french medical authorities of the day such as Jean Lassaigne y Sebastian Julia de Fontanelle whose works were brought to Spain by the well know Spanish doctor Alvarez Alcalá. The publication of this series between 1840 and 1845 coincided with important reforms in the area of medical textbooks and methodologies. Page conditions range from fine to very good, with a few wrinkled or with minor imperfections, the series appears to have been left virutally un-read in many cases. Each has a small ex-library stamps. We have a complete description of each volumen that we can send via email along with more photos on request. pgs total 9.262 Each volume has between 471 and 585 pgs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The History of Surrey, by Edward Wedlake Brayley. Assisted by John Britton and E.W. Brayley, Junior. The Geological Section by Gideon Mantell.

      Dorking: Robert Best Ede, 1841-48. - First Editions. 5 volumes as 10 parts. Publisher's original embossed purple cloth with gilt titles to evenly faded spines, yellow e.p.s. , edges untrimmed. Illustrated with 127 full page steel engraved plates by Thomas Allom, Thompson and olthers (some folding), with tissue guard, 2 vignettes and 4 coats of arms. The geological sketch is by Gideon Mantell. Binding rubbed and marked; some foxing, mostly to page edges and frontispieces. Bookplate to paste downs. A tight set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Explication de la carte geologique de la France redigee sous la direction de M. Brochant de Villiers Inspecteur General des Mines

      Paris: Impreimerie Royale, 1841. 2 text volumes. 4to. (267 x 209 mm), and large map in 6 separate folding sections. xxii, 825 pp. xii, 813pp. Hand-colored folding engraved map of France mounted on linen in Volume 1, text illustrations, one of which hand-colored, the large map comprising of 6 hand-colored engraved sections by C.E. Collins and J.M. Hacq after A. Desmadryl, each 730 x 1120mm, mounted on linen. Sporadic foxing to text, heavier to Vol. 1; small stamps to titles and last leaves and to verso of linen backing map.) Contemporary half calf with uniformly bound pull-off map case (rebacked, corners worn).Minor wear to cover of both volumes. Provenance: New York University Library (stamps). FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST MODERN GEOLOGICAL MAP OF FRANCE. The need of such a map was recognized as early as the mid-eighteenth century, but the necessary research was not permitted until after Greenough's six-part geological map of England was published in 1820. Dufernoy and Elie spent time in England studying Greenough's methods and then 4 years on field research in France, before the 1:500,000 map and commentaries were published in 1841-1848. A further 3 volumes of commentary were published in 1873, 1878, and 1879. Ward-Carozzzi 859-860; Norman 667.. First Edition. Book.

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        Allgemeine Geschichte der letzten fünfzig Jahre 1798-1840. 4 Bände., Band 1: Frankreich und die europäischen Staaten 1789-1792 -- Band 2: Die Zeiten des französischen National-Konvents 1792-1795 -- Band 3: Fortsetzung der Geschichte der französischen Staatsumwälzung -- Band 4: Die Jahre 1813-1840. Mit 16 Stahlstichen.

      Pforzheim : Finck, 1841-1842. - Einbände berieben. Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt. - Band 1: Grundursachen, welche die französische Revolution hervorbrachten -- Übersicht der europäischen Zustände bei dem Beginnen der französischen Revolution -- Die Zeiten der Nationalversammlung -- Zustand der übrigen europäischen Staaten in den ersten Jahren der französischen Revolution -- Flucht der königlichen Familie -- Die Zeiten der gesetzgebenden oder zweiten Nationalversammlung -- Frankreich und die europäischen Staaten 1789-1792 -- Band 2: Die Zeiten des Nationalkonvents - Geschichte des Untergangs des polnischen Reichs -- Band 3: Die Zeiten des Direktorium -- Die Zeiten des Konsulats -- Die Zeiten des französischen Kaiserreiches -- Band 4: Die Feldzüge von 1813 bis zu Napoleons Entthronung -- Die Zeiten von 1813-1830 -- Das letzte Decennium. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2550

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        The Old Curiosity Shop, and Other Tales; Master Humphrey's Clock

      Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard. 1841. First. First American edition, first issue, with two title pages. Octavo. [2], vi, 9-362pp., with a frontispiece plate etched by J. Yeager, and ninety-one illustrations by George Cattermole and Hablot Browne. John DePol's engraved bookplate on the front pastedown. Original publisher's cloth, gilt spine. Binding is clean and bright but fair only, with the backstrip neatly split along the rear joint, and both boards nearly detached underneath the pastedowns at the hinges; else internally very good and sound. John DePol, a noted American wood-engraver, would have appreciated the large wood-engraved illustrations by Cattermole and Browne; all are bright and well-preserved early impressions. A scarce first American edition with a nice association. .

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        Specimens of Lyric Poetry composed in England in the Reign of Edward the First, AND Specimens of Old Christmas Carols selected from manuscripts and Printed Books AND The Historical Songs of Ireland (3 BOOKS IN ONE)

      London: Printed for the Percy Society, 1841. Beautiful full leather bordered in gold gilt design front and back boards, and five raised band to spine. All side leaves Marbled. Marbled endpapersTHREE books in one. The first Book, "Specimens of Lyric Poetry" edited from Ms. Harl, 2253 in the British Museum, has a date of MDCCCXLII (1942) and has 114 pages. The Second Book "Specimens of Old Christmas Carols" contains 80 pages and has a date of MDCCCXLI (1841) and the Third Book is "The Historical Songs of Ireland" illustrative of The Revolutionary Struggle, James II and Williams III, Edited with introductions and notes by T. Crofton Croker dated MDCCCXLI (1941) with 139 pages.Page two in the preface is has pulled away with the upper board and is now detached, but present. Clean unmarked pages. Always happy to send detailed photographs upon request.. Full-Leather. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        Correspondance d'Orient (1830-1831).

      - Bruxelles, N.J. Gregoir, V. Wouters et Cie, 1841.8 volumes in 4. Contemporary half calf, spines gilt. With folding map.* First published in Paris in 1833-1835. - 'Michaud, the historian of the Crusades, and his secretary Poujoulat travelled together through Greece, Constantinople and the Archipelago to Jerusalem, where they separated. Poujoulat explored Syria and Michaud went on to Egypt, but they wrote regularly to each other, and these letters constitute in great part the voluminous Correspondance d'Orient. The first three volumes, dealing with Greece and Turkey, contain mostly Michaud's letters. Both Michaud and Poujoulat were interested in the contemporary state of the countries they visited than archaeology and antiquities' (Blackmer 1122). - A very fine set.Atabey Collection 807; Weber 211; Tobler p.151, Ibrahim-Hilmy II, p.33. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The New-Bedford directory, containing the names of the inhabitants, their occupations, places of business and dwelling houses, and the town register, with lists of the streets and wharves. To which is added a list of vessels employed in the whale fishery.

      New-Bedford, Benjamin Lindsey, 1841 (October 1841 on frontcover). - 12 (ads on pink paper) +166 pp. Hardcover. Or. printed boards with leather spine, covers with ads of David Baker, William Howe, A.D. Richmond; Amos Bates, George A. Bourne, Wm. A. Gordon. VG. (Top of spine sl. dam.; light foxing throughout). * Provenance: James Thornton, with his name label on pastedown, inked signature on title, and his name in a different hand on rear pastedown (possibly the first owner of the book, and also mentioned in the directory/list of inhabitants); John Kehew, nautical instrument maker, with company label on pastedown (also mentioned in the directory); The Kendall Whaling Museum, with bookplate on front endpaper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Deerslayer: Or, The First War-Path

      Lea & Blanchard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1841 - BAL #3895, first state, copyright deposit copy, "A copyright deposit copy has the Fagan-Ashmead imprints on the copyright page of both volumes; title-leaf verso paged, respectively, 6, 4." This extremely rare volume is protected by a handsome new linen clamshell case with a leather title block at spine. Two Volumes bound as one: Vol. I, 267 pp. Vol. II, 282 pp. This venerable piece of American literature has stood the test of time and use with dignity and strength. Brown cloth covers and spine are aged, with edge-wear. "Leather Stocking Tales Vol. 1." is on spine in faded gilt lettering. Corners rubbed threadbare. Spine is cocked. Previous owner's name in pencil on first free endpaper. Interior is foxed and occasionally soiled, crisp and tight overall. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vade Mecum of Fly-Fishing for Trout

      Axminster: Printed and Sold by E. Wills [with 4 lines of booksellers below], 1841. First edition. 12mo. 61 pp. Pebbled cloth. Fine. Laid into full crimson clamshell drop box

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        Historia de la Compania de Jesus en Nueva-Espana, que estaba escribiendo el P. Francisco Javier Alegre al tiempo de su espulsion. Publicala para probar la utilidad que prestara a la America Mexicana la solicitada reposicion de dicha compania, Carlos Maria de Bustamante, individuo del Supremo Poder Conservador

      J.M. Lara 1841 - 42, Mexico City - 3 vols., quarto, pp vii, 460; [6], 2, 476; [4] 317*, [1]. (*The final volume is mispaginated, page numbers 201 - 208 being repeated, though with no duplication of text.) With two "retratos", one of the author, the other of Fr. Juan Maria Salvatierra, founder of the Jesuit missions in (Baja) California. [Sabin 714;Howes A112;Palau 6589; Beristain mentions the 2 vols. folio in manuscript in the archives of the Viceroy.] "Nuestro Alegre", as Beristain [vol. 1: 115] refers to him, was a native Mexican, and one of the leading lights of Mexican culture at the time of his expulsion, with his order, in 1767. Consummate linguist in European, classical, and native languages, historian, and mathematician, Alegre was a true figure of the Enlightenment, though entirely educated in Mexico, and Cuba [Pena, Hist. Literatura Mexicana: 137-138]. As one would expect from the subject matter, there are long sections on the missionizing of (Baja) California under Fr. Salvatierra and Fr. Kino's remarkable efforts in Sonora and Arizona. Bustamante, as noted in the subtitle, was promoting the readmission of the Jesuit order into Mexico, and this book was viewed by him as a good argument for the benefits that would come from such a move. This set was from the Bibliotheque Adrian Carrere (?), with several small, old and unobtrusive library stamps to that effect scattered throughout. Fine copies in later half calf, raised bands, marbled boards. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        On the diseases and derangements of the nervous system, in their primary forms and in their modifications by age, sex, constitution, hereditary predisposition, excesses, general disorder, and organic disease.

      H. Bailliere, London 1841 - 8vo. pp. xxviii, 380 with 8 plates including frontispiece. Quarter morocco; re-backed preserving original spine. Marbled paper boards rubbed. Inner hinges neatly strengthened. Pages are generally clean. Marshall Hall (1790-1857) - English physician and leading advocate of physical experimentation. Hall was most famous for his paper on The Reflex function of the medulla oblongata and medulla spinalis (published for the Royal Society in 1833) which "established the difference between volitional action and unconscious reflexes." [See Garrison, Hist. of Medicine, p.412]. Hall published several books concerning his research. According to Heirs of Hippocrates "He firmly established the concept of the reflex arc as a fundamental of neurophysiology and in this work applies it to the diseases of the nervous system." [Heirs of Hippocrates 1466; Waller 3984; Hirsch III, pp. 27-29; DSB VI, pp. 58-60]. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      1841 - A Tale of the Riots of 'Eighty. With Illustrations by George Cattermole and Hablot K. Browne. Complete in One Volume. London: Chapman and Hall, 1841. Original blind-stamped olive green cloth. First Separate Edition. After NICHOLAS NICKLEBY was published in monthly serial parts with separate plates in 1838-1839, Dickens decided that his future novels would be published in weekly serial parts that included the illustrations within the text -- loosely connected under the title of MASTER HUMPHREY'S CLOCK. He began this project in April 1840 with his tale THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP; after forty-plus parts he completed that tale, and swung into the beginning of BARNABY RUDGE. In November 1841, after a total of 88 weekly parts, BARNABY RUDGE was complete. During this serialization, MASTER HUMPHREY'S CLOCK (containing both novels) was also published in three volumes, one at a time; after serialization (in December 1841), each novel was also published separately in one volume, as with BARNABY RUDGE here. This is why the pagination of BARNABY RUDGE is odd -- with the text running from page [229] to page 306 (second half of Vol II of MH'sC), then from page [1] to page 420 (Vol III). At the conclusion of BARNABY RUDGE, Dickens abandoned this weekly method of plate-less serialization, and reverted to his prior method with MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT.~This copy is in the binding variant noted by Smith, of olive green fine-diaper cloth blind-stamped with a chain-like design running around the border's inner surface (as was later used on DOMBEY AND SON). The original endpapers are peach-coated -- one of several colors to be found, without known priority. The volume is in very good condition, with a bit of wear at the extremities of the spine and along the lower edges. The delicate original endpapers are only slightly cracked. Tough to find in better condition. Smith I pp 61-2. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Architectural Precedents with Notes and Observations ( Seven Parts Bound in One Volume )

      John Williams, Library of Fine Arts, London 1841 - Collation, v[1].No 1. Plans, Elevations, Sections, Specification, and the Bill of Quantities of Second Rate Buildings. 36pp, 5 engraved plates.No 2. Parochial Buildings. Plans, Elevations, Sections, Specification, and Bill of Quantities of Saint Olave's Girls School. Erected in Maze-Pond, Parish of Saint Olave, Southwark, for the Trustees of Saint Olave's Girls Charity, 1839-1840. 32pp, 7 engraved plates.No 3. Prisons, &c. Drawings and Specification of Spilsby Gaol and Sessions-House, Erected from the Design, and under the Superintendence of H. E. Kendall Architect. Also Suggestions for the Improvement of Prisons. 118pp, 9 engraved plates. No 4. Railway Works. Drawings, Specification, Quantities, &c., of the Bromsgove Depot and Engine Factory, Erected under the immediate Superintendance of Captain Moorsom, C. E., for the Birmingham and Gloucester Railway Company, 1840. Also Practical Observations. 64pp, 11 engraved plates. No 5. Drawings, Specification, Prices, Quantities, &c., of the Chamberlain Hospital, Erected at Bedworth, near Coventry (County of Warwick), From the Designs and under the Superintendence of Mr T. L. Walker, Architect, 1840. Also Bedworth Hospital. 67pp, 11 engraved plates. No 6. Plans and Specification for Repair, Alterations, &c. 25pp, 1 engraved plate.No 7. Specification* of the Steam Kitchen Apparatus and Fittings at the Reform Club-House, Pall-Mall, Charles Barry, Esquire,V.P.R.I.B.A., Architect, 1840. 179[1]pp.Bound in original publishers green cloth. Binding has recently been refurbished, retaining most of the original spine, new endpapers. Cloth very lightly rubbed on edges. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, no loose pages, no writing or marking. Pages and illustrations in very good clean condition.Excellent clean well bound copy of a scarce work.A43 Size: Large 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Repertorio Amministrativo Ossia Collezione di Leggi, Decreti, Reali.

      1841 - Judicial Administration in the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies [Kingdom of the Two Sicilies]. [Petitti, Pompillo, Editor]. Repertorio Amministrativo Ossia Collezione di Leggi, Decreti, Reali Rescritti, Ministeriali, Regolamenti, Ed Istruzioni Sull'Amministrazione Civile del Regno delle due Sicilie. Palermo: Dalla Reale Stamperia, 1841. Three volumes. [And] Supplemento al Repertorio Amministrativo Ossia Collezione di Leggi, Decreti, Reali Rescritti, Ministeriali, Regolamenti, Ed Istruzioni Sull'Amministrazione Civile del Regno delle due Sicilie. Naples: Tipografia fu Migliaccio, 1845. xxxii, 712 pp. Octavo (8" x 5"). Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards (Supplemento has textured paper boards), spines have identical raised bands, gilt fillets and gilt titles. Moderate rubbing to boards and extremities, 1/2" circular piece missing from center of Volume I, a few nicks and minor scuffs to boards. Faint dampstaining and foxing in some places, interiors otherwise fresh. * Third and final edition. This treatise on administrative law and judicial administration in the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies is cast in the form of a topical digest of laws, legislation and decisions with commentary and summaries. Its first two editions were published in 1838 and 1839. OCLC locates 1 copy of this title in North America (at Harvard's Widener Library, which has a first edition), no copies of the Supplemento. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Deerslayer: or, The First War-Path. A Tale. By the Author of "The Last of the Mohicans"

      Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1841. First edition. 2 vols., 12mo. . Bound in blue morocco by Bennett, N.Y. Fine. BAL 3895; Spiller and Blackburn 32; Wright I 601 . The last of Cooper's "Leatherstocking Tales" of Natty Bumpo in the American wilderness, although it is the first in terms of sequence - Natty Bumpo is here depicted as a young man. A very desirable copy of this classic of American fiction

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        The Deerslayer

      London - Richard Bentley 1841 - The first UK edition of this novel by J. Fenimore Cooper. The Deerslayer, or The First Warpath (1841) was the last of James Fenimore Cooper's Leatherstocking tales to be written. Its 1740-1745 time period makes it the first installment chronologically and in the lifetime of the hero of the Leatherstocking tales, Natty Bumppo. The novel's setting on Otsego Lake in central, upstate New York, is the same as that of The Pioneers, the first of the Leatherstocking tales to be published (1823). The Deerslayer is considered to be the prequel to the rest of the Leatherstocking tales. Fenimore Cooper begins his work by relating the astonishing advance of civilization in New York State, which is the setting of four of his five Leatherstocking tales. All half-titles present. Complete in three volumes. Condition: Rebound in quarter-crushed-morocco bindings with handwritten spine labels. Externallysmart, with just a few marks. Internally, generally firmly bound, though with some pages working loose. Some pages have been expertly repaired, though there are still some closed tears in places. Pages have some foxing and handling marks throughout. Overall: GOOD ONLY. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Icones Anatomicae (Anatomischer Atlas), 139 Großfoliotafeln in 3 Bänden (139 Engraved Plates in 3 Volumes), Göttingen 1826 – 1841.

      Gottingae Sumtibus Auctoris, Prostant Libraria Dieterichiana, 1826-1841. - Langenbeck habilitierte sich 1802 in Göttingen und übernahm hier 1808 einen Lehrstuhl für Anatomie, dem 1814 eine erweiterte Professur für Anatomie und Chirurgie folgte. Von 1807 an führte Lagenbeck außerdem eine eigene Klinik für Chirurgie und Augenheilkunde. Langenbecks Leidenschaft blieb die Anatomie, der er auch wissenschaftlich sein Hauptaugenmerk widmete. So gründete er 1828 das „Neue anatomische Theater" in Göttingen und veröffentlichte von 1831 an ein mehrbändiges „Handbuch der Anatomie". Zugleich entstand mit seinem Atlas ein wohl einzigartiges anatomisches Anschauungswerk, zu dem Ernst Julius Gurlt in der Allgemeinen deutschen Biographie anmerkt: „Ein noch bei Weitem großartiger angelegtes Werk war sein anatomischer Atlas, die ‚Icones anatomicae‘, die abtheilungsweise, die Neurologie, Angiologie etc. betreffend, in mehr als 170 Großfoliotafeln von 1826—1841 erschienen, sämmtlich Originalzeichnungen nach Langenbeck's Präparaten, größtentheils in vortrefflich ausgeführten Kupfertafeln bestehend, ein Werk, wie es Deutschland anderweitig nicht besitzt." (Lit.: ADB, Band 17 (1883), S. 664–668; Pütter und Saalfeld, Versuch einer akademischen Gelehrten-Geschichte von der Georg-Augustus-Universität zu Göttingen, Thl. III, 1820. S. 320; Thl. IV, 1838. S. 424; Callisen, Medicinisches Schriftsteller-Lexikon, Bd. 11. 1832. S. 37; Bd. 29. 1841. S. 438). de 10000 Die Bände mit erneuertem Leinenrücken, Deckel mit neuen Bezügen. Die Tafeln in sehr gutem Zustand, nur zwei Tafeln mit leichten Randeinrissen bzw. -läsionen. Es gibt allenfalls eine partielle leichte Randfleckigkeit, die Fleckigkeit ist insgesamt geringfügig. Zugehörige Textblätter bis auf eine Ausnahme (erstes Textblatt der ersten Abteilung Neurologiae) enthalten und in sehr gutem Zustand (weitestgehend fleckenfrei, wenige Blätter etwas verknickt bzw. mit kleinen Randläsionen). The plates in very good condition, only two plates with easy lesions. Only slight spottiness. Text sheets with exception of one sheet available. Im Besonderen von der Qualität der Tafeln her sehr gutes Teilexemplar dieses in der deutschen Anatomie-Geschichte einzigartigen Werkes. Versandkosten: (Forwarding expenses): USA (Fedex, insured): EUR 420; EU (Fedex, insured): EUR 230; Europa außer EU (Fedex, insured): EUR 420; Deutschland (UPS): EUR 20. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (Rubrik: Medizin und Pharmazie). Further pictures on the web site of the antiquarian bookshop (column: Medicine and pharmacy). Anatomischer Atlas des Göttinger Anatomen, Chirurgen und Ophthalmologen Konrad Johann Langenbeck (1776 – 1851), im frühen 19. Jahrhundert einer der bedeutendsten deutschen Mediziner, der im Besonderen durch seine anatomischen Studien hervortrat. Das hier angebotene Exemplar seiner „Icones" umfaßt mit 139 Tafeln (einige davon handkoloriert) den größten Teil der Sammlung. Die Tafeln sind in 3 Bänden gebunden, die jeweils mehrere Abteilungen enthalten (neue schwarze Halbleinenbände, Deckel in schwarz-grauer Marmorierung). Nur die jeweils erste Abteilung der Bände trägt ein Titelblatt. The copy of the plates offered here covers the largest part of the collection with 139 plates (some of it hand colored). The plates are bound in 3 volumes, which contain several parts in each case. Bd. (Vol.) 1: Neurologiae I – III. I: Tafeln (Plates) I - XXXIV; II: Tafeln I (Plates) (Fig. 1 + 2); III – XI;III: Tafeln (Plates) I – XXIX. Bd. (Vol.) 2: Myologiae, Tafeln III – XXVIII; Icones ad illustrandum arteriarum ligandarum investigationem, Tafeln (Plates) I – III. Bd. (Vol.) 3: Angiologiae, Tafeln (Plates) II – IX; (Venen und Arterien): Tafeln (Plates) I – XXIX. Das Format beträgt ca. 66 x 55 cm (einige Tafeln oben eingefaltet und somit noch höher) oder ca. 66 x 47 cm (Huge folio 25" x 18,5" or 25" x 21,5").

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        The American Journal of the Medical Sciences Volumes 1 thru 48

      Lea & Blanchard 1841-1864, Philadelphia - ex-libris; gift plate on front pastedown; due date flyer tipped onto rear fly; perforated library stamp on title page ; Original sturdy half calf. A handsome set. This set the gift of Byron Stanton (Civil War surgeon in the 1st Ohio Light Infantry and 120th Ohio Volunteer Infantry and founder of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists), whose name also appears on the spines.; Stout 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Paris: Chez Paulin, Libraire-Editeur,. 1841. 12mo, pp. [1-6] [1] 2-358 [359-360: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], flyleaves at front and rear,. mid-nineteenth century quarter red calf and marbled boards, spine panel lettered and tooled in gold, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers.. Calf scuffed on rear cover with some loss of surface, else a fine. copy. A rare book ("tre rare," according to an old French. bookseller's note on front flyleaf). (#95156). Third edition, revised and expanded. The first printing of this edition with Geoffroy's final revisions. The first alternate history novel, presenting an imaginary biography of Napoleon that ends with the establishment of a French monarchy governing all Europe and eventually the whole world. "After all the plays, poems and prints of the Napoleonic period, there was little talk of future wars until the events of 1870 directed the attention of the nation to the lost provinces and the great war that must come. For decades after 1815 the absence of any foreign danger was a license for French writers to speculate as fancy suggested. So Louis Geoffroy (1803-1858) took the opportunity to rewrite the course of recent events in his NAPOLEON ET LA CONQUETE DU MONDE (1835), an ingenious work of fiction and an early example of the alternative history. In it, Napoleon did not retreat from Moscow: he turned aside to Saint Petersburg, seized the Czar, restored the ancient kingdom of Poland, and by 1813 ruled all Europe -- save for Britain, Sardinia, and Turkey. In the following year the Emperor finished off the British without any difficulty, although his plan of campaign ignored his main lines of communication. The invasion began with Bernadotte storming north from his bridgehead to capture Norwich, and it ended with Napoleon destroying the main British force, Duke of York commanding, in a great battle at Cambridge on 4 June 1814. The French then entered London. Napoleon would have nothing to do with the British plenipotentiaries, Castelreagh and Liverpool. The Emperor wanted his new subjects to know who was their master; and they learned their future in the Decree of London, a document in which Geoffroy displayed the most admirable malice, great inventiveness, and a sound understanding of imperial ambition ... That was one French way of changing the world for the better." - Clarke, Voices Prophesying War (1992), pp. 18-9. Alkon, Origins of Futuristic Fiction, pp. 129-53. Clarke, Voices Prophesying War: Future Wars 1763-3749 (1992), p. [224] (citing this edition). Versins, Encyclopédie de l'Utopie, des Voyages Extraordinaires et de la Science Fiction, pp. 360-66.

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        NAPOLEON APOCRYPHE, 1812-1832

      Chez Paulin, Paris 1841 - RO40205409: 558 pages. Dos consolidé avec partie du dos original encollée. Page de titre manquante. Tampon et annotation de bibliothèque en 1re page. (Rare) Histoire de la conquête du monde et de la monarchie universelle. Nouvelle édition revue et augmentée. Moscou. Lucien Bonaparte. L'Anglererre. Jospéhine. Alger. Dette publique. Egypte. La Chine et le Japon. Une prétendue histoire. Le général Oudet. Les Juifs. Mort de Napoléon. In-12 Broché. Bon état. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos satisfaisant. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 944.05-Premier Empire, 1804-1815 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Opere edite ed inedite del professore L. G. raccolte e pubblicate per cura dell'Accademia delle Scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna. Segue: Aggiunta alla collezione delle opere di L. G. Osservazioni intorno ad un articolo del chiarissimo signor profes.

      Emidio dall'Olmo,, Bologna, 1841 - In-4º grande (315x235mm), pp. (4), 120; 505, (3), con ritratto del Galvani inciso in rame da Marchi su disegno di Spagnoli, facsimile di una lettera dell'autore, 9 tavvole f.t. di cui 4 ripiegate. Bella legatura novecentesca in m. marocchino e angoli con dorso a nervi adorno di titolo in oro; conservata la brossura editoriale. Fresco esemplare in barbe e a pieni margini. Prima edizione collettiva, curata da Silvestro Gherardi, delle opere di Galvani (1737-1798), con una biografia dell’Autore. L'edizione raccoglie le classiche opere galvaniane sull’elettricità animale (tra cui la prima edizione critica del De viribus electricitatis) ed alcune memorie anatomiche mai pubblicate in precedenza, oppure apparse nei volumi dei Commentari dell’Istituto delle Scienze. Il Gherardi, che insegnò fisica a Bologna tra il 1827 e il 1848, ebbe accesso ai manoscritti originali del Galvani conservati presso la biblioteca dell’Accademia delle Scienze. Tra gli scritti inediti, che testimoniano quanto il Galvani fu attivo anche nel campo dell’anatomia e della fisiologia, ricordiamo: De ossibus; De renibus et ureteribus volatilium; De volatilium aure; De Manzoliniana suppelectili; Disquisitiones anatomicae circa membranam pituitariam. F. Ronalds, Catalogue of books and papers relating to electricity, magnetism, etc. including the Ronalds Library, London, 1880, p. 191. Wheeler Gift, 999. F. Rossetti-G. Cantoni, Bibliografia italiana di elettricità e magnetismo, Padova, 1881, p. 45. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Eröffnung des Sarges Napoleons auf der Insel St. Helena den 16ten October 1840.,

      Druck u. Verlag d. Steindruckerei d. Hermann Engel in Wien o. J. [ca. 1841]. - Orig.-Lithogr. 63 x 76 cm. Ränder z.T. braunfleckig, Faltstellen. Randläsuren unterlegt. Die Randillustrationen zeigen Feierlichkeiten des Einzuges und das Leichenbegräbnis in Paris durch den Arc de Triomphe etc. Zentralbild: 35, 5 x 54 cm. Gewicht in Gramm: 2000

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        Autograph letter signed "Francilla"

      3 pp., densely written on two conjugate octavo leaves. Weimar, March 4, 1841. To Madame Maschinka Schubert, "famous artist." With integral address panel. In German, with translation. An important letter, describing the German premiere of Bellini's "La Sonnambula" by the celebrated contralto singing Amina, one of her most famous roles. "Over the course of six days in Leipzig, I sang three times, came here the other morning, where the next rehearsals were already awaiting me... Besides La Sonnambula and Romeo, I also sang Norma; all three performances were sold out... and applause was just what you would wish for in Germany. The Sonnambula was performed here for the first time. I confess that I enjoyed greatly making this dear opera known... The tenor Götze is very good and sang and acted with a passion... So the opera caused a big splash. I was called out twice, which, I was told, happens never, or at least only very rarely..."Slightly soiled and foxed; minor tears and paper defects; creased at folds. . Pixis was the foster-daughter of the pianist and composer Johann Peter Pixis (1788-1874), "who had recognized her vocal gifts... Pixis was her principal teacher, although she studied further with Josephine Fodor-Mainville, Henriette Sontag, Rossini and Paer... Her voice was powerful and sonorous, free from strain at louder dynamics and, when required, softly beautiful. Among her most renowned roles were Amina (La sonnambula), Romeo (I Capuleti e i Montecchi), Norma, Rosina (Il barbiere di Siviglia) and Gabriella (Mercadante's Gabriella di Vergy). Pixis conceived his operetta Die Sprache des Herzens for her, and Pacini wrote for her the leading role in his Saffo (1840)." Gaynor G. Jones et al in Grove online Madame Schubert, a coloratura soprano, was the wife of Franz Schubert (1808-1878), violinist and composer, eldest son of the composer and double bass player Franz Anton Schubert (1768-1827), and daughter of the Kapellmeister Georg Abraham Schneider (1770-1839) and singer Caroline Portmann. "She made her début in London in 1832 and was later a valuable, versatile member of the Dresden Opera, her range including soubrette and tragic roles." Grove online

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