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        Essai sur la guerre sociale

      Firmin Didot Frères, Paris 1841 - Reliure : ½ maroquin vert foncé, 4 nerfs Etat du livre : tranche de queue usée, rousseurs Edition : Originale 403 pages in 8, y compris l’appendice sur les médailles italiotes et l’index, auxquelles s’ajoutent un avertissement, un errata et trois planches de reproductions des médailles décrites et commentées dans l’appendice. Un des 150 exemplaires, « non destinés au public ». Duel à mort entre Sylla, champion de l’aristocratie romaine et Marius celui de l’émancipation italique, victoire sanglante de Sylla qui, trois ans après abdique puis abrège ses jours par la débauche. Rel Lvl1R6 Envoi rapide. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Monographie de la Cathedrale de Bourges: Premiere partie, Vitraux du XIIIe siecle

      Paris: Poussielgue-Rusand. 1841-4. Hardcover. Ex-Library. Part 1, Monographie (Monograph). 1841-4. Hardcover, elephant folio, a MASSIVE book, measuring 22.5 inches wide by 29 inches tall (57 x 74 cms). Bound in later half-leather. 303 pp., with 61 color lithographed plates and 9 in b&w. Ex-library with minor marks: ink number on spine; small sticker on the front pastedown; ink stamp to the title page and the margin of one plate only. Dampstaining visible to approx. 10 percent of the pages; some foxing as well. The color plates have remained bold and sharp. There is splitting to the front outer joint, but the binding is sound -- the book can be displayed and handled. This is a humongous book and the price includes shipping within the US, but all international orders will require extra postage. Digital images available upon request.

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        Sporting Architecture

      R. Ackermann, London 1841 - quarto (11.5 by 8.5 inches) London 1841, illustrated with 18 engraved plates and 25 illustrations, nicely bound in modern half brown calf, tan cloth sides, marbled end-papers, title page and frontispiece with very minor fraying of edges otherwise a very clean copy of the first edition. £365.00

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        BIOGRAPHIE UNIVERSELLE OU DICTIONNAIRE HISTORIQUE / EN 12 VOLUMES - INCOMPLET - MANQUE LES TOME 1.

      MEQUIGNON JUNIOR 1841 - R320059521: 12 volumes ayant environ 480 à 600 pages pour chacun d'eux - TExte sur 2colonnes - Titre, tomaison et ornements dorés aux dos - Plats et contre-plats jasp&s / MANQUE LE TOME 1. In-12 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 920-Biographie générale et généalogie [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Zengwenzhenggong handwritten diary (Set a total of 40) [Paperback](Chinese Edition)(Old-Used) CENG WEN ZHENG GONG SHOU SHU RI JI ( TAO ZHUANG GONG 40 CE ) [ PING ZHUANG ]

      Phoenix Press; 1 (February 1. 2010). paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Paperback. Language: Chinese. Publisher: Phoenix Press; 1 (February 1. 2010). Cengwenzhenggong handwritten diary (Set a total of 40) is the home of Tibetan diary Tseng. Since the twenty-dynasty year (1841) until eleven years Tongzhi (1872) on February third. Zeng diary every day. most of their lives documented history of their own. The diary is not only the understanding of life and inner world Tseng window. it is known as the Chinese through the ages the true witness to the first one is perf... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        VIAJE PINTORESCO ALREDEDOR DEL MUNDO

      Imprenta y Libreria de J. Oliveres, Editor.Barcelona. Pasta española. 1841 - 1842. 28X20. 6VOL. 1vol, 2h+398Pág. 2vol, 2h+380Pág. 3vol, 2h+318Pág. 4vol, 4h+XVII+342Pág. 5vol, 4h+191Pág+1h+180Pág. 6vol, 2h+339Pág+156Pág. Volumen 2 falto de 2 mapas (hay 1 pero la mitad del mapa) y contiene dos laminas que no estan en el indice de planchas. Aun asi la Obra muy completa. Magna edición de viajes. Ref 100 Biblioteca A.

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

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

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        Gesammelte Werke. 7 parts in 6 volumes.

      Berlin, Reimer, 1841-1852. Halfleather. With 1 portrait and 1 plate. (VIII) 408, (IV) 396, (VI) 425, (X) 390, (IV) 428, (X) 630, (VI) 488 pp. *joints volumes 3 and 6 weak, tape on endpapers in volume 6, paper here and there slightly foxed, wrong numbering on volumes: volume 4 is inclosed in volume 3*.Fine set. Ex libris Jenny Eisler.Seltene erste Gesamtausgabe mit zahlreichen Nachlassveröffentlichungen im Erstdruck.Goedeke, XIV, 569, 768 (mit genauer Inhaltsangabe und verzeichnis der Erstdrucke)

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        Harwood's Landscape Annual for 1841. (A Book of 50 Landscape, Large, Vignette Style, Steel Engravings)

      London: J & F Harwood. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1841. First Edition. Hardcover. Bound in Half Leather (Spine, edges and corners) and a greenish cloth. Five raised bands to the spine and with gilt titling and gilt decorated compartments. The gilt is clear but very slightly dull. Plain gilt borders to the leather on the front and rear boards. Leather to the corners is rubbed and the cloth has some staining but overall the covers are tight, clean and with all hinges sound. Measures 21.5 cm x 28 cm x 2.5 cm. The earliest major publisher of steel line-engraved vignettes was J. Harwood of London who between 1841 and 1854 published well over one thousand views in his Numbered Series of books 'Scenery of Great Britain'. Harwood also published fancy stationary, illustrated with engraved vignettes. This is one of their earlier books showing a SELECTION of 50 of these steel engraved views from across Great Britain. A few of the images are numbered under the image, as well as bearing the publishers details. The views in the book INCLUDE views in Manchester, Winchester, Derby, St. Leonards, Isle of Wight, Plymouth, Worthing, Chichester, Dover, Canterbury, Oxford, Clifton, Ramsgate, Coventry, Southampton, Hastings, Scarborough, Portsmouth, Sheffield, Cambridge, Bath, etc, etc. Marbled Endpapers. The Engraved Title page is foxed (light brown spots/patches). Each view is opaque 'paper' guarded, and there is some thumbing, and some foxing spots on the guards and the views - but mainly to the blank edges, NOT affecting the images. There is a small neat pencil note on the plain second free endpaper saying the book was bought in" Dec 4/23 from the Library of John J. Harwood" (I think? - the writing is very tiny) . Overall a Clean, Tight and Bright, Very Good Minus, copy. See Images. ; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall .

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        Samuel Bealey Harrison 1841 cover letter about Townships corrections to be included in the proposed District of Huron

      Samuel Harrison, Kingston 1841 - A complete letter, 13" x 8", folded to 6 1/4" x 3 1/4", dated Nov 11 1841 signed SB Harrison. Samuel Bealy Harrison (Canada's most powerful parliamentarian during 1841-2 and Canada's first Premier (Prime Minister).This manuscript cover letter written by Harrison is from his Provincial Secretary's office in Kingston to Daniel Lizars Esq. of Goderich. It's content are about the Proclamation constituting the new Townships and the insertion of Bosanguet is clearly an error that the Township forming part of the Western DIstrict (of Huron). As well comments on the Ashfield and the range of townships to the northward being included in the Proclamation when the act so explicitly constitutes them a portion of the District. He goes on to say he will talk to the Attorney General to get these issues mentioned corrected.Samuel Bealey Harrison was a lawyer, miller, reformer politician, and a judge of the County of York. He was Joint Premier of the Province of Canada for Canada East from 1841 to 1842 with William Henry Draper PM for Canada West. Draper was a member of the Family Compact and Harrison was a moderate Reformer, the predecessor of the Liberal Party of Canada. In February 1842 he was named one of three directors of the Welland Canal which had been taken over by the government. He also served in the Senate for the University of Toront, "One significance of The Act of Union in 1841 was that it precipitated passing of the District Councils Act (1841) in Upper Canada, introduced by Samuel Bealey HARRISON, Governor Lord Sydenham's most trusted minister, which even Robert Baldwin, considered the "father of Ont's municipal govt system, admitted was an improvement over his and his father's." "Union of the Canadas: 1841-1958" by JMSCareless, 1967"Despite his long judicial tenure, Harrisonís brief political career is more significant. Although he kept his position through changing ministries under Sydenham, Bagot, and Metcalfe, his abrupt and voluntary departures first from the Executive Council and then from politics make it clear he was no placeman. The key to his policy would seem to be that though he believed progress towards responsible government both good and inevitable, he understood it could be severely set back by a premature clash with the Colonial Office. If gradual constitutional advance was his aim, he contributed significantly to its achievement. His part in introducing the resolutions of 1841 and in sponsoring the entry into government of Baldwin and La Fontaine in 1842 certainly forwarded responsible government; his role in partially out manoeuvring Baldwin on both these occasions and in contributing to the latterís defeat in the election of 1844 did much to avert a confrontation with the imperial government until, by 1847, the Colonial Office itself was willing to accept the concept of internal self-government for the Canadas."DCB on-line [Attributes: First Edition]

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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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        HEATH'S BOOK OF BEAUTY

      London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1841. n. Hardcover. 244 x 171 mm (9 5/8 x 6 3/4"). [1] p.l., vi, [ii] (plate list), 280 pp. Edited by the Countess of Blessington. Very appealing contemporary Spanish calf, covers framed by double gilt rules and floral garland roll, raised bands, spine heavily gilt in compartments featuring central floral sprig within a lozenge of small tools and volute cornerpieces, red morocco label, turn-ins with floral gilt roll, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. With 16 line and stipple engraved portraits, as called for. Light rubbing to extremities, occasional tiny rust spots or faint marginal smudges, otherwise A FINE COPY, clean and fresh internally, in a lustrous binding with virtually no wear. Featuring the especially pleasing design of Spanish calf (resembling batiked or tie-dyed textiles), this is a binding at least as beautiful as the ladies pictured and praised within the text. From a family of respected English engravers, author Charles Heath (1785-1848) was an illustrator, a book publisher, a currency and stamp printer, and a pioneer in British lithography. His "Heath's Book of Beauty" was published from 1832--when it became an immediate bestseller--to 1847. As seen here, its portraits of aristocratic women provide a window into mid-century Victorian culture, particularly its understanding of beauty, fashion, and class. The Countess of Blessington, editor of this volume, presided over the most celebrated salon for writers and artists of her time; Charles Dickens, amongst many other British and European luminaries, was a frequent guest. We have had a number of similarly designed handsome volumes in bindings signed by "Lloyd" and by "Lloyd, Wallis, & Lloyd," and it is certainly possible that the Edmund Lloyd whom Ramsden notes as doing business (as a publisher and bookseller as well as a binder) at a Harley Street address in 1817 could have been part of this trio. Lloyd, Wallis, & Lloyd seem to have received many commissions that involved putting attractive 19th century bindings on earlier works: of the 38 items by them listed in ABPC since 1975, 29 were volumes printed before 1800, a year that would seem comfortably to predate their first work together (ABPC lists 19th century imprints in Lloyd, Wallis, & Lloyd bindings ranging from 1816-42).

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        On the Heat Evolved by Metallic Conductors of Electricity and in the Cells of a Battery During Electrolysis

      Richard and John E. Taylor, London 1841 - FIRST EDITION of the derivation of Joule's Law, one of the fundamental laws of electricity. Joule, "in the paper now under consideration, was the first to announce the definite law that 'when a current of voltaic electricity is propagated along a metallic conductor, the heat evolved in a given time is proportional to the resistance of the conductor multiplied by the square of the electric intensity,' i.e. electric current. In the same paper he showed that the law applies, when proper allowance is made for certain disturbances, to heat produced in electrolytes. The paper also contained the first reference to a 'standard of resistance;' this consisted of a coil of ten feet of copper wire .024 inch in thickness. "These experiments contained the germs of Joule's second great discovery, the equivalence of heat and energy, which he fully developed later. But he had already made it clear that the energy set free in the battery is also proportional to the resistance of the circuit and to the square of the current" (Dictionary of National Biography). NOTE: Joule had originally announced his experimental results in a speech before the Royal Society on December, 17,1840, but the Royal Society did not deem the paper worthy to be printed in their respected Philosophical Transactions; an abstract, instead, was printed in their Proceedings of the Royal Society. In: The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science, vol. XIX, no.124, pp.260-277. London: Richard and John E. Taylor, 1841. Octavo, contemporary three-quarter calf, marbled boards. Occasional light foxing, some rubbing to boards. A handsome copy in contemporary binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Catalogue of the Law Library of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Second Edition. Cohen 1814

      Cambridge: Folsom, Wells, and Thurston, Printers to the University, 1841. Modern 3/4 calf over the original marbled boards, a very good clean copy The copy of the much expanded catalogue of the Harvard Law School Library once that of William Wetmore Story, marking its growth under his father, Joseph Story, and Simon Greenleaf, with Story's bookplate ("William W Story") on the front pastedown

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        MONUMENS D’ARCHITECTURE GOTHIQUE, ROMANE, DE LA RENAISSANCE, ETC. accompagnés de décorations sculpturales et autres dans ces divers styles.

      Imp. Paul Renouard. París, 1841 - . 48 cm. Porfolio de 15 pág., 60 lám., dibujadas por el arquitecto J. Pollet, y grabadas por H. Roux. Enc. en media piel, conserva las cubiertas originales. Col. "Recueils d’ouvrages relatifs aux Arts et Métiers". Arquitectura Libros modernos a partir de 1830 francés

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        Memoirs of the late Major General Le Marchant

      London: Samuel Bentley, for private circulation first edition , 1841. x and 325 pages. Frontispiece portrait and 11 views and portraits from Le Marchant's own drawings. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards; there is some light foxing mainly affecting the plates, and a faint damp stain on the top margins towards the end. Uncommon life by his son of Le Marchant who died at the head of the decisive heavy cavalry charge at Salamanca.

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        PORTRAITS ET HISTOIRE DES HOMMES UTILES / 6 VOLUMES / HOMMES ET FEMMES DE TOUS PAYS ET DE TOUTES CONDITIONS - QUI ONT ACQUIS DES DROITS A LA RECONNAISSANCE PUBLIQUE PAR DES TRAITS DE DEVOUEMENT, DE CHARITE, DES FONDATIONS PHILANTROPIQUES, DES TRAVAUX .

      MONTYON ET FRANCKLIN. 1841 - R320009652: 6 VOLUMES - Envrion 300 pages (+ ou -) pour chaque volume augmenté d'un frontispice sous serpente et de très nombreux portraits gravés sous serpente - 1ers et 2èmes plats très frottés - Tranches marbrées - Les signets sont majoritairement conservés - Titres, tomaisons, fleurons, roulettes et filets dorés - Volume 5 : 3 pages dessolidarisées. Malesherbes - belsunce - St Vincent de Paul - Pestalozzi - Madame Vignon - Soeur Marthe - Madame NECKER - Fothergill - Chevalier ROZE - Prince D'Hanhalt-Dessau - J. Cook - Pierre POivre - Descartes - La Rochefoucault - Boulard - Brezin - Devillas - Le chanoine Cottolengo - Fabri de Peiresc - Jean Kleberg -Bernt Anker - Brémontier - G. De Pagave etc. In-8 Relié plein cuir. Etat d'usage. Plats abîmés. Dos très frotté. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 920-Biographie générale et généalogie [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        RAMSTEIN.

      1841 - Aquarell in Grautönen, links unten signiert "H. Rosbach ad nat. del.", r.u. monogrammiert und datiert "H.R.pxt. 19/4 [18]41". Ca. 19,8 x 25,4 cm (Darstellung ohne Schrift). Knickspuren ausserhalb der Darstellung. Detailgenaue Zeichnung des Trierer Arztes und Botanikers Dr. Heinrich Rosbach, dessen zeichnerisches Werk für fast einhundert Jahre unbeachtet blieb. Erst die Ausstellung 1985 in Mettlach entdeckte den sonst vor allem durch seine Flora von Trier (1880) bekannten Künstler. In seiner Jugendzeit war er zeichnerisch durchaus produktiv, wählte jedoch einen Brotberuf. Nach dem Studium in Bonn und seiner Niederlassung als Arzt in Trier (1840) ging der Umfang seiner Zeichentätigkeit stark zurück. Vorliegendes Blatt ist einiges der wenigen, die nicht im Nachlaß der Familie verwahrt wurden und galt als verschollen: "Neben den schon erwähnten Zeichnungen . hat Rosbach die Burg ein weiteres Mal am 19.4.1841 gezeichnet. Dieses Blatt, eine recht große Aquarell-Grisaille mit figürlicher Staffage im Vordergrund (Angler) ist leider verschollen." (Köhl, Peter H., Heinrich Rosbach 1814-1879. Ein Trierer Zeichner der Romantik, S. 44.) Knickspuren ausserhalb der Darstellung.

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        Crypt of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem.

      Moon, F.G., London 1841 - The Prints of David Roberts:Part 1 - The PrinterLouis Haghe (1806-1885) was one of the msot skillful exponents of the tinted lithograph who became a leading reproductive lithographer in England and on the Continent. Haghe's reputation as a lithographer was primarily based upon topographical views, of which Twyman notes "his most important work of this kind, the translation of Roberts' sketches of the Holy Land, represents the culmination of his art".Part 2 - The Publication of Roberts' Holy Land and EgyptRoberts first sketched in his journals "on the spot" the vaious subjects which, on returning to London, he transcribed into finished paintings and watercolors. These then formed the basis of the lithographs drawn and printed by Louis Haghe. It is interesting to note that in some instances Roberts' original drawings were twice or three times the size of the published print, which indicated the skill of Haghe and his assistants in transferring Roberts' designs onto lithographic stones.Part 3 - A Genesis of Roberts' PrintsDavid Roberts fulfilled a boyhood dream by visiting the East and recording what he saw there; by August 1838 he had resolved to "visit the Holy Land, and make drawings of the scenes of sacred history and the antiquities of Egypt". By this time Roberts had already established himself as a successful topographical artist and published his set of Spanish scenery as tinted lithographs, Picturesque Sketches in Spain, 1837. Eventually he would be elected to the prestigious Royal Academy on the strength of his topographical paintings.Part 4 - The PlatesRoberts' Holy Land and Egypt project has been called "the most ambitious work ever published in England with lithographic plates" (according to Micheal Twyman). Its production involved over 600 lithographic stones used over an eight to nine year period. It is generally agreed the lithographers Day & Haghe were the most efficient for such large scale work, while Louis Haghe himself was a master lithographer.The plate formats strongly influenced their presentation as prints: large full-page and small half-page vignettes representing what Roberts intended to be the difference between finished drawings and sketches. roberts was a good judge of accurate transposition of his watercolors and sketches into lithography.Today historians regard Roberts' Holy Land and Egypt as the last link between the established artist and topographical lithography. Since Roberts' prints were the most costly publishing venture in Britain at the time, undertaken by a publisher "on his own responsibility", Roberts sighed on its completion: " . thank God . that with being blessed with health and backed by my ever esteemed friend Louis Haghe I may also say the most satisfactory."References:Micheal Twyman, Lithography, 1800-1850, London, 1970Katherine Sim, David Roberts, London 1984J.R. Abbey, Travel in aquatint and lithograph 1770-1860, Nos. 272, 385James Ballantine, The Life of David Roberts, Edinburgh, 1866Helen Guiterman, David Roberts, London 1978Barbican Art Gallery (catalogue), David Roberts, London, 1986British Library (BS), Image Size : 327x479 (mm), 12.875x18.875 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 441x618 (mm), 17.375x24.375 (Inches), Hand Colored, Lithograph Very Good Condition; 2" tear in the left margin (does not enter image); 1" tear in the upper margin (does not enter image). Both tears professionally repaired.

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        THE SHRINE OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE (Jerusalem)

      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]

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        THE METHOD OF NATURE. AN ORATION DELIVERED BEFORE THE SOCIETY OF THE ADELPHI, IN WATERVILLE COLLEGE, IN MAINE, AUGUST 11, 1841

      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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        SKETCH OF A RAILWAY JUDICIOUSLY CONSTRUCTED BETWEEN DISRABLE POINTS. EXEMPLIFIED BY A MAP AND AN APPENDIX OF FACTS

      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]

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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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        Schlachten-Atlas. Wien 1840. Quer 4°. Mit gest. Titel u. 124 Schlachtplänen mit Formationskolorit auf 120 Stahlstichtafeln, Hlwd. d. Zt. mit gedr. Deckeltitel.

      - Holzmann-B. VI, 7432 - Atlantes Austriaci I, 1.Tl. 130.- Deckeltitel bez.: 2. Ausg. Wien 1841.- Ohne den sep. ersch. Textband.- Dargestellt sind Schlachten aus den Jahren 955 bis 1831, vorwiegend jedoch aus den napoleon. Kriegen.- Mit zahlr. Umgebungskarten (u.a.v. Amberg, Augsburg, Breslau, Dresden, Feldkirch, Freiburg, Hanau, Kaiserslautern, Mainz, Strahlsund, Würzburg, Znaim, Zürich). Zu jeder Karte mindestens 1 Textblatt mit Erläuterungen.- Meist etw. stockfleckig, Buchblock gelockert, rechte obere Ecke mit hs. Num., Ebd. etw. berieben u. bestoßen.

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        CHILDE HAROLD&#39;S PILGRIMAGE

      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.

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        FAMOUS OLD PEOPLE: BEING THE SECOND EPOCH OF GRANDFATHER'S CHAIR

      - 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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        Album voor de aardrijkskunde. Atlas van het Koningrijk der Nederlanden en de Overzeesche bezittingen.

      's-Grv., Van Langenhuysen, 1841. - Oblong 4to. 31+(III)+238+(2) pp. Met 15 handgekleurde kaarten (w.o. 1 van Luxemburg & 1 van Ned. Oost- & West-Indië) & 13 platen met elk 4 gelithogr. afb. Gebonden. Groen linnen uit de tijd met verguld leren titelschildje op de rug. Fraai ex. (Band minimale gebruikssporen; enkele tekstpagina's iets roestvl.). * Koeman Mnl 1.

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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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        GUY FAWKES; OR, THE GUNPOWDER TREASON, AN HISTORICAL ROMANCE

      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.

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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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