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        Voyage autour du monde pendant les années 1790, 1791 et 1792, par Étienne Marchand, précédé d’une introduction historique ; auquel on à joint des recherches sur les terres australes de Drake, orné de cartes et figures. Nouvelle édition.

      Paris, Chez Th. Pitrat, Éditeur, 1841 - 4 tomes en 3 vol. in-4° ; XII-CXLIV-628 pp.-(2)-1 tableau h.-t. replié/XVI-676 pp.-(1)/(2)-de la p. IV à la p. XI-431 pp.-(1)/(2)-VIII-158 pp.-1 f. non ch. [Avis au relieur]-16 cartes repliées in-fine [I-VI-VI bis-XV], demi-basane vert Empire, dos lisse joliment orné, palette or, fleurons à froid, titre or, rel. de l’époque, bel exemplaire. Hill, 612. Howgego, M 43. Lada-Mocarski, 54. Sabin, 24751 & 44491. Wickersham, A Bibliography of Alaskan, 6622. Édition originale remise en vente en 1841 avec un titre de relai portant la mention fictive « Nouvelle Édition » (quelques exemplaires imprimés en 1798 n’avaient toujours pas trouvé preneur). First edition. Complet. Very nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Orchardist's Companion a quarterly journal, devoted to the history, character, properties, modes of cultivation, and all other matters appertaining to the fruits of the United States, embellished with richly colored designs of the natural size, painted from the actual fruits when in their finest condition

      A. Hoffy, Philadelphia 1841 - Contemporary purple/red half roan, over marbled paper-covered boards, the flat spine divided into six compartments by double gilt fillets, lettered in the second compartment, numbered in the fourth Provenance: George W.B. Felten (early book label) 'The first American journal completely devoted to fruit' ("Oak Spring Pomona") and one of the rarest of American works illustrated with hand-coloured lithographs. Alfred Hoffy was a skilled lithographer who worked for several firms in Philadelphia, but fruit and fruit trees were his major enthusiasm. His Orchardist's Companion was the first published result of that passion. It is notable for a superb series of colour plates devoted to various fruits, the first such published in the United States (and not to be confused with Robert Hovey's Fruits of America , published in Boston from 1846 to 1852). "The book was dedicated to the President and Members of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society.One of these members was a local nurseryman, Robert Buist (1805-80), who had been trained in the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, before coming to Philadelphia in the 1820s. There his garden became a centre for the introduction of new plants and seeds, and he wrote several books as well. In a 'Notice' dated March 1842 'A. Hoffy is doing himself the honor of announcing to his friends, subscribers, patrons and the public, that Mr. Robert Buist has kindly accepted at his hands the future Editorial department of The Orchardist's Companion, at the same time cannot omit expressing his feelings of satisfaction and pride in the opportunity of presenting to them so valuable an acquisition to the views of this work.The fruit illustrated in the . plates was usually supplied from gardens near Philadelphia. The total number is made up of fourteen pears, eleven apples, eight peaches, seven plums, three grapes, two cherries, two strawberries, and a single apricot . [The present copy is shy one peach]. All 48 [plates] were printed by P.S. Duval's Lithographic Press in Philadelphia and coloured by hand, probably by Hoffy's pupils. Hoffy himself drew and engraved [sic.] all the first 12; thereafter two of his students, D.S. Quinton and Edward Quayle, helped him.The titlepage vignettes were drawn by Hoffy and engraved by J.H. Brightly" ( Oak Spring Pomona ). Copies of Hoffy's work vary in collation. It was issued in parts, but Hoffy recommended that subscribers eventually bind the parts into two separate volumes: one of preliminary text, and a second containing the plates and their 'descriptive pages'. Wainwright notes that Hoffy issued parts of the Orchardist's Companion on a quarterly schedule beginning in 1841, with each part containing twelve illustrations of fruit. The final installment of the work, which raised the total to sixty plates and which is dated 1842-43, is not usually found and is lacking here. In the present copy all the text and the plates are in a single volume. The title ('Vol.I April. 1841') intended for the front of volume containing just text has been abandoned and the title which Hoffy meant to be bound in at the start of the plates ('Vol. 2 April. 1841') is bound in at the front of the text. Despite Hoffy's attempts at similar efforts, enthusiasm for his pomological productions waned. "Patronized by an impressive list of subscribers headed by the President of the United States, endorsed by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, and the recipient of a silver medal awarded by the American Institute of New York, The Orchardist's Companion nevertheless withered on the vine for lack of adequate support" (Wainwright). Cost was certainly a factor; though great plans were laid, no further additions to The Orchardist's Companion were forthcoming. Still, Hoffy was successful in creating an American fruit book of considerable beauty that became an early benchmark for the genre. Bennett, p.86; Oak Spring Pomona 59; Wainwright Philadelphia in the Romantic Age of Lithography, p.42. (11 5/16 x 8 5/8 inch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Summer in Western France - [Complete in 2 Volumes]

      London : Henry Colburn 1841 - Fabulously illustrated with 6 plates including the 2 scarce hand-coloured frontis. Added t-p vignettes. Comprehensive publisher's catalogue to the head of volume 1. Subjects: France - Description and travel. Near fine copies both in the original gilt-blocked and elaborately blind-tooled cloth. Panel edges very slightly dust-toned as with age. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Scans on request. 2 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Twelve views in the interior of Guiana: - from drawings executed by Mr Charles Bentley, after sketches taken during the expedition carried on in the years 1835 to 1839, under the direction of the Royal Geographical Society London, and aided by Her Majesty's Government.

      Whitehead & Co for Ackerman & Co, 1841 - Hand coloured additional lithographic title by M. Gauci after Charles Bentley, 2pp subscriber's list + 38 large pp + 12 col. plates and map. Folio (14 x 21in). Very fine mid 20th century binding in brown morocco gilt by Zaehnsdorf, spine in six compartments with raised bands. Bookplates of G.R. Nicolaus and William Foyle. A very fine copy of this rare and important work. Abbey Travel, 720; Sabin 77796. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Letters and Notes on the Manners, customs and Conditions of the North American Indians, Written During Eight Year's Travel Amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America, 1832-39.

      Author, London 1841 - Two volumes in one. London, publ. by the author, 1841. Engraved frontispiece and 310 engraved plates including 3 maps, of which one folding, depicting North American Indians, their artifacts and arts. Contemporary half calf over cloth, red label with gilt lettering, red edges, a small dampstain in the bottom margin of only a very few pages, one plate dampstained in the top margin as well, a few pages fingered, but overall the contents in an excellent condition with almost none of the usual browning and foxing, resulting in an unusual clean and crisp copy. Edge of one map frayed, 2 bookplates on inner frontboard, top of frontboard lightly sunfaded. Up till 1892 (!) editions appeared with the same title page and the date of 1841, besides all those other editions that clearly mention their respective publishers. This is a rare original 1st edition, printed by Tosswill & Myers, complete with the errata slip, which is often lacking and only was inserted in this edition, the second edition (same year) and the 1st American edition; in all later editions, regardless whether they have the same title page or not, the mistakes, the principal one being "The false prophet Frederick." at page 104 of Vol. 1, have been corrected. Moreover this edition is the only edition truly published by George Catlin himself. The plates in our copy differ slightly from the list as given by Howes: first there is an unnumbered plate, the next plate is nr. 3. Missing are the plates numbered 64 and 248, but on the other hand the plates numbered 113 and 114 are present. Occasionally other copies containing these last two plates appear on the market. In 1992 a copy was auctioned by Swann (# 1591-072) with their comment: "Evidently an early issue, as plates 113/114 are present, whereas Howes is quite explicit about their absence." An unusual crisp and clean copy of a book which is very scarce in its true first edition. This edition not in Sabin who, amongst other editions, only lists the later first American edition under nr. 11536. Howes C241. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        COMPENDIO CRONOLOGICO DE LA HISTORIA DE ESPAÑA desde los tiempos más antiguos hasta nuestros días.

      - Madrid, Fuentenebro, 1841-1841, 12x18, 9 tomos, OJO falta el tomo VIII y en su lugar el tomo VI está duplicado, unas 400 págs. cada tomo, 151 láminas grabadas al acero (todos los tomos completos de láminas) con multitud de retratos de Reyes, batallas, personajes históricos, etc. Los 9 tomos encuadernados en plena pasta española con doble tejuelo y la numeración del I al IX (aunque el tomo VI está repetido sustituyendo al VIII que falta). (51250).

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        THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP

      1841 - and Other Tales. With Numerous Illustrations, by Cattermole and Browne. Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1841. Original dark brown fine-diaper grain cloth, with spine lettering and vignette in gilt. First complete American Edition in book form. In 1840-1841 Lea & Blanchard issued THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP (as the first novel within "Master Humphrey's Clock," as in the U. K.) in monthly parts; during serialization an edition containing the first twelve of the 21 parts was issued, with the title page dated 1840 and stating that there are 59 illustrations. At the conclusion of serialization, complete-novel copies dated 1841 were issued, with variant preliminary leaves.~This copy begins with a frontispiece multi-scene plate (no portrait of Dickens), opposite a printed 1841 title page as shown above; this constitutes the first American edition with THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP shown on the title page. Following is another title page, reading "MASTER HUMPHREY'S CLOCK. with Ninety-One Illustrations by George Cattermole and Hablot Browne" -- with the Dedication printed on its verso. Then follows a Preface leaf and a List of Illustrations leaf. THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP ends on page 359, followed by the "Other Tales" -- four pages of material designed to transition into BARNABY RUDGE (which in book form would be published separately).~This copy is in the original dark brown fine-diaper-grain cloth, and is in very good-plus condition (very slight wear at the spine ends, a few leaves standing slightly proud). Podeschi (Yale) A61; Carr (UTexas) B153 (with a black cloth binding). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia 1841 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Old Curiosity Shop, And Other Tales: Master Humphrey's Clock,

      Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia 1841 - "With Numerous Illustrations by Cattermole and Browne" and, on the second title page (Master Humphrey's Clock): "With Ninetyone Illustrations by George Cattermole and Hablot Browne". Tall 8vo. vi,9-362pp. Contemporary half leather. Spine title and rules in gilt with blind stamping; marbled paper boards. The first issue, without mention of Sibson as illustrator, and with the second title page (MHC). Hinge neatly mended; general light rubbing; early ownership name on title; else a very good copy. Carr, B153(1), which notes that this issue is made up of monthly parts. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Reise in das Innere Nord-America in den Jahren 1832 bis 1834

      J.Hoelscher, Coblenz 1841 - Original half purple cloth over textured purple paper covered boards, spine ruled and lettered in gilt, blue speckled edges A fine set of the text volumes recording the 1832-34 travels of the German Prince Maximilian of Wied-Neuweid and Swiss artist Karl Bodmer on the Upper Missouri River. Prince Maximilian was already an experienced naturalist and explorer in 1832, having made an important scientific expedition to Brazil in 1815-17. His preparations for his trip to North America including retaining the skilled artist, Karl Bodmer, to record illustrations of the journey. Arriving in the fall of 1832, the Prince ascended the Missouri River in the spring of 1833, going as far upstream as the American Fur Company post of Ft. Mackenzie in present-day Montana, and spending the winter at Ft. Clark, near the Mandan Indian villages. During this prolonged stay, he and Bodmer had ample opportunity to observe the Indian tribes of the Upper Missouri in their full glory, carefully recorded by Bodmer in watercolors. In the spring of 1834 they returned to Europe, and devoted the next five years to preparing the text and plates for this publication. Prince Maximilian and Bodmer were able to record in both words and pictures the Plains tribes in their heyday. They were witness to hunting parties, Indian dances, ceremonies and life among the Mandans and other tribes, as well as the incredible scenery on the upper Missouri before the era of mass settlement from the west. (11 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches). 12pp. subscribers' list. 1 engraved plan, 1 lithographic plate, 52 wood-engraved illustrations. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Relation des opérations de l'armée aux ordres du Prince Joseph Poniatowski pendant la campagne de 1809 en Pologne contre les autrichiens; précédée d'une notice sur la vie du prince, enrichie de son portrait et d'une carte; par Roman Soltyk, Général d'artillerie polonaise, Nonce de la Diète de Pologne, décoré de la croix militaire de Pologne et de la Légion d'honneur.

      - Paris, Imprimerie et Librairie Militaire de Gaultier-Laguionie, 1841. In-8 de faux-titre, frontispice, titre, Avis, 403 pp., Errata + carte dépl. h.t.; demi-chagin noir, dos carré orné (reliure de l'époque). Avec un portrait en frontispice de Joseph Poniatowski et une carte dépliante en coloris de l'époque. Mouvements des armées belligérantes pendant la campagne de Pologne en 1809, in fine. Bon état. Rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Conservatorio das Artes e Officios de Lisboa.Vocabulario Artistico-Mechanico-Francez-Portuguez. Extrahido do Diccionário de José da Fonseca, impresso em Pariz em 1836, pelo Demonstrador do sobredito conservatorio." Manuscript on paper, in Portuguese.

      , , 1841. - Written in ink, in a small cursive of the period. (1 blank l., 2 ll., 1 blank l.), 191 pp., (1 blank l.). Large 4° (26.6 x 21.1 cm.), contemporary marbled paper boards (corners worn; other minor wear). Overall in very good condition; internally fine. ---- Cavroé (1766-1844) was born in Lisbon, the son of a French carpenter. He played a part with the liberal and constitutional forces during the first half of the nineteenth century in Portugal and Brazil. Although overshadowed by such men as Alexandre Herculano and Silvestre Pinheiro Ferreira, Cavroe was a lively and prolific writer as well as an active workingman and artisan. Thus while he wrote plays, sonnets, odes, a social history of the Portuguese guilds from 1620 to 1834, and polemical pamphlets, he also designed and engraved lithographs, acted as an architect of royal, government and private buildings, and was a cabinet and furniture maker. This manuscript lists French terminology useful for workingmen and artisans, with the Portuguese translation and/or a short definition of the term's meaning.---- See Harry Bernstein, "Pedro Alexandre Cavroé (1776-1844), master artisan, writer, architect, and artist of Portugal and Brazil," @Arquivos do Centro Cultural Portugues XIII (1978) p. 167-190. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        South African Sketches: Illustrative Of The Wild Life Of A Hunter On The Frontier Of The Cape Colony

      Ackermann and Co, London 1841 - 15 pages in text. Folio, 39 x 28.5 cm. Thirty-one illustrations on 15 plates [sixteen hand-colored]. ABBEY TRAVEL 336. "An interesting book, combining lithographed line-drawings with more elaborate coloured lithographs. Gordon-Brown erroneously refers to the plates as coloured aquatints." TOOLEY 126. The attractive plates of hunting scenes illustrate sporting adventures on the Bontebok Flats in Kaffaria near the Kat River Settlement. The book was written and sketched on the spot, an early record of this part of South Africa by the author who served in the 59th Regiment. Interior contents bright and fresh, all plates with tissue guards, small book label, lower corners bumped, backstrip extremities slightly rubbed. Three quarter red calf and maroon cloth. Very good [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Chess Player's Chronicle

      R Hastings, London 1841 - 432 pages with diagrams. Octavo (8 3/4" x 5 3/4") bound in period cloth with blind stamped covers with gilt insignia, and gilt decoration and lettering to spine. Title in red and green. Volume II (2). (Betts: 7-1) First edition. The Chess Player's Chronicle, founded by Howard Staunton and extant from 1841&#150;56 and 1859&#150;62, was the world's first successful English-language magazine devoted exclusively to chess. Various unrelated but identically or similarly named publications were published until 1902. The earliest chess magazine in any language was the French Le Palamède, published in 1836-39 and 1842-47. In 1837 George Walker introduced an English-language magazine, the Philidorian, that was devoted to "chess and other scientific games". Only six issues of it were published, and it "expired in May, 1838". The Chess Player's Chronicle became the first successful English-language chess magazine. In 1840 or 1841 Staunton bought the fortnightly magazine The British Miscellany and Chess Player's Chronicle. In 1841 it became The Chess Player's Chronicle. In 1843, the Chess Player's Chronicle became a shilling monthly magazine. Staunton "made the inclusion of a large number of games by himself and other leading players of the day a special feature" of the magazine. He also used the magazine as a forum for attacking others. Staunton was the owner and editor of the magazine until the early 1850s, when he sold it to R.B. O'Brien. O'Brien became editor of the magazine, but was unable to continue its success and discontinued it in 1856 because of financial losses and his own illness. It reappeared in 1859 under the editorship of Ignatz Kolisch, Zytogorski, and Josef Kling, but survived only until July 1862. Thereafter, a number of magazines appeared with the same or similar name (such as Chess Players' Chronicle) appeared. Arthur Skipworth, assisted by William Wayte and Charles Ranken, wrote The Chess Players' Quarterly Chronicle, which was published in York from February 1868 to December 1871. Skipworth, who had left Bilsdale for Tetford Rectory, Horncastle, and John Wisker became the editors of the new The Chess Players' Chronicle in February 1872. Johann Löwenthal began writing for it in 1873. The magazine ran until 1875. In January 1876, it was succeeded by The Chess Player's Chronicle, whose editor-in-chief was J. Jenkin of Helensburgh. Its editorial staff consisted of Jenkin, Skipworth, Ranken, Wayte, and Andrew Hunter of Glasgow. Billed as a "monthly record of provincial chess", it was published at Glasgow, costing sixpence. Its short run under Jenkin's editorship was marked by xenophobia. The February issue stated that the West End Club had "cleared away the disturbing foreign element which infected the Divan" and referring to Wilhelm Steinitz as "the hot-headed little Austrian". Its third and last issue was published in March. The magazine reappeared in January 1877. It was now under Ranken's editorship, assisted by J. Crum, G. B. Fraser, Skipworth, and Wayte. The first issue apologized for "certain offensive statements and insinuations, seriously affecting the honor of some eminent players", and explained that some members of the present editorial staff had only contributed games and other inoffensive material to it in 1875. Ranken continued to edit the magazine until September 1880. In 1881, the title was enlarged to The Chess Player's Chronicle<, and Journal of Indoor and Outdoor Sports, and "the magazine's importance in the chess world was no longer the same". None of these magazines compared in quality with what Staunton had achieved, and the success of the British Chess Magazine, by the turn of the century a superb magazine, put an end to the title in 1902. Condition: Corners bumped, earlier owner's stamp to title, some occasional pencil notations, lacks index, recased with new end papers else a very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Economia politica del Medio Evo

      Alessandro Fontana 1841 2°edi - Tre volumi, in 8°, pagine 457 - 435 - 432, brossura editoriale a stampa protetta da velina , fogli a barbe. Seconda edizione accresciuta dall'autore di giunte considerevoli ed importanti nei tre volumi. LIBRO 1° Condizione politica nel Medio Evo (pagine 457 Capo 1° Conquista dè Barbari, benefici e feudi Capo 2° Gerarchia sociale e ordini giudiziali prima del mille Capo 3° Ordinamento municipale sotto la deniminazione barbarica Capo 4° Feudi, stabilimento dei comuni rivoluzione dei rustici Capo 5° Riordinamento della giurisdizione ecclesiastica Capo 6° Ordinamento delle monarchie e dei comuni nei sec.XIII e XIV Capo 7° Ragioni tra sovrani e sudditi. Reggimento interno Capo 8° Diritto internazionale e corrispondenze tra stato e stato in tempo di pace Capo 9° Corrispondenza tra stato e stato in tempo di guerra Capo 10° Sminuzzamento dei popoli in troppe famiglie politiche LIBRO 2° Condizione morale nel Medio Evo (pagine 435) Capo 1° Potenza delle idee religiose del medio evo Capo 2° Culto e ordini religiosi Capo 3° Instituti ed opere di carità Capo 4° Costumi Capo 5° Delle feste Capo 6° Delle lettere e delle scienze Capo 7° Delle arti belle LIBRO 3° Condizione economica nel Medio Evo (pagine 432) Capo 1° Reggimenti politici, industria e agricoltura Capo 2° Polizia sopra la salute pubblica,le fabbriche,l'annona,i giochi e le donne di mala vita Capo 3° Delle varie condizioni delle proprietà Capo 4° Della popolazione Capo 5° Della vita privata Capo 6° Dell'erario pubblico, beni demaniali e dei tributi Capo 7° Del sistema monetario Capo 8° Ragguaglio delle monete antiche con le moderne, tavola delle monete valore col frumento Capo 9° Leggi marittime,navigazione,arti,credito,usura,cambio,prezzi di cose,opere e animali Nei tre libri sono presenti documenti inediti * Presente in ICCU in 35 Biblioteche d'Italia. Lingua: italiana| [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Standing rules and regulations of the Legislative Council of Canada adopted in the first Session of the First Provincial Parliament. = Regles et reglements permanents du Conseil legislatif du Canada : adoptes dans la premiere Session du premier Parlement

      G. Desbarats & T. Cary, Kingston, ON. 1841 - xviii, [6]-69, xxxix, xii, xiii, [2], [1]-7, [1]-7. Title pages in English and French. Includes: Royal Instructions, Rules, Appendix, Index, Standing Orders on the subject of Divorce, and Prayers for the Parliament. Each section appears in English and in French. Very few copies apparently survive and none that we have traced mentions or includes in collation the two seven page Prayers / Prieres at rear. Original morocco, stamped in gilt on front with name Neilson / 1846 (or 1844) in ink beneath. Spine professionally and sympathetically repaired in leather. Final leaf of Index re-tipped in and closed tear repaired. Retains original blank endpapers, with pencil notation to verso of rear endpaper and to the pastedown facing. Clean interior in sturdy binding with no loose pages. Though without provenance, conceivably the copy owned by John Neilson, on whom from wikipedia: "Born in Dornal, Scotland, Neilson arrived in Quebec City, Lower Canada in 1791 to work for his uncle's printing company, which he inherited in 1793. Elected to the Legislative Assembly of Lower Canada in a partial election in 1818, he was re-elected until 1830 and supported the Parti canadien. In 1823, he accompanied Louis-Joseph Papineau to London to lobby against the Union project in the name of the majority of the MPs in the Legislative Assembly of Lower Canada. Again, in 1828 he was part of a delegation sent to London (UK) to present his party's demands for reform. In 1830, he took his distance from the Parti patriote, which he considered to be too radical. He opposed the Ninety-Two Resolutions of 1834, a rewrite of the 1828 demands for reform with a radical tone. In 1837, he was named to the Executive Council and Legislative Council; Nielson was a member of the Special Council that administered Lower Canada after the Lower Canada Rebellion. He opposed the Union after its enactment. In 1841, he was elected to the 1st Parliament of the Province of Canada in the riding of Quebec County. He was elected speaker, but in 1844 was appointed to the Legislative Council. He died at Cap-Rouge in 1848." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter, with original captioned ink sketch, to Henry Ridgard Bagshawe.

      Ramsgate, Kent: 19 January 1841 - Single leaf, hand-torn along one edge (225 × 182 mm); on recto, address panel with one-penny stamp (the famous Penny Black) with red cancellation, franks, red wax seal; pen-and-ink sketch over pencil outlines on verso. Housed in a dark blue quarter morocco slipcase with chemise made by The Chelsea Bindery. Small tear where seal opened (not affecting contents), four old paper repairs at folds on recto, a little dusty on address panel. A wittily satirical sketch by Pugin, the Roman Catholic architect, sent to his friend Henry Ridgard Bagshawe (1799-1870), a prominent Catholic lawyer. Bagshawe sat on the committee of the Lincoln's Inn Fields district New Church Erection Fund. That area already had the Sardinian Chapel, well-known as the oldest Roman Catholic chapel in London and restored since the Gordon Riots, but the 1840s was a time of rapid Catholic expansion and new churches were needed. The burning question for Pugin was: should the new Lincoln's Inn Fields church be built in the continental Roman Catholic style, or in the English gothic revival style that Pugin favoured? The sketch shows Bagshawe at his desk at 2 New Square, Lincoln's Inn, dressed in inquisitorial robes, having set aside his lawyer's wig and gown, studying the designs of Vitruvius. On the walls are two "approved" designs for round-domed Catholic churches (one of them St Peter's, Rome), while a picture of the English gothic or "pointed" St Peter's, London (i.e. Westminster Abbey) is partly torn. Around Bagshawe are instruments of torture and a display of condemned books, most of them Pugin's. The sketch is captioned by Pugin, "an old friend with a new face of a Catholic revivalist turn'd Greek inquisitor - Inquisitum 2 New Square. The torture every evening." The same year as this letter Pugin published The True Principles of Pointed or Christian Architecture in which he championed the gothic (the title is shown in the bookcase). Pugin was evidently seeking to twit Bagshawe out of his taste for Palladian porticoes and round domes of the kind Pugin stigmatised as "pagan". Pugin was the leading English architect to the Roman Catholic church in the early 1840s. Among his most important buildings were the Roman Catholic cathedrals of Southwark, Newcastle upon Tyne, and Nottingham, where the third Catholic bishop was Bagshawe's son, Edward. He also designed Mount St Bernard's Abbey, Leicestershire, the first monastery in England since the Reformation, and the Roman Catholic college of St Patrick, Maynooth, Ireland. But he is best remembered for his brilliant collaboration with Charles Barry at the Houses of Parliament, which consciously echoes the architectural style of Westminster Abbey. The two men had worked closely together in 1835-7 when Pugin produced the pen-and-ink drawings from Barry's designs that won the original competition, and after 1844 would collaborate again on the actual building. Bagshawe certainly knew Barry's work: his successful enlargement of the Royal College of Surgeons (1833) stood across from Bagshawe's chambers on the south side of Lincoln's Inn Fields. Barry had recently been commissioned by the government to rebuild the Lincoln's Inn Fields law courts, though his 1842 design (ironically in the Greek revival style, which Bagshawe would presumably have approved) was never executed. A superb relic of the English Catholic revival, complete with a rare example of the world's first adhesive postage stamp, the Penny Black, which was only in use for a year after its introduction in May 1840.

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        Histoire d&#146;Alger et de la piraterie des Turcs dans la Méditerranée, à dater du seizième siècle.

      Paris, Chez Paulin, Libraire-Éditeur, 1841 - 2 vol. in-8° ; (2)-XII-447 pp./(2)-522 pp.-24 pp. [Eloge de M. Ch. de Rotalier], demi-chagrin havane, dos à nerfs joliment orné, caissons à froid, fleurons or, titre or, rel. de l&#146;époque, bel exemplaire. « Ouvrage estimé » (Chadenat, 1977). Playfair, Algeria, 1116. Polak, 10880. Taillart, 1607. Édition originale rare. Ex-dono authoris sur la page de grand titre du premier volume. Étude consciencieuse &#150; une référence &#150; l&#146;auteur a comparé toutes les relations espagnoles, italiennes et françaises. Excellent ouvrage traitant longuement de la piraterie des Turcs en mer Méditerranée et assez peu d&#146;Alger qui fut la « capitale maritime » des Ottomans. N. B. : se trouve relié in-fine du tome deuxième L&#146;Éloge de M. Ch. de Rotalier, prononcé devant l&#146;académie des Sciences, Belles-Lettres et Arts de Besançon par l&#146;abbé Besson en janvier 1850. FIRST EDITION. VERY NICE COPY.Un très bel exemplaire offert et signé par l'auteur. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Toldath Haaretz. [Sefer Toledot ha-Arez]. [Toledoth Toldot Toldos Toldoth Toldas harec ha-Aretz ha-arets Haarez Ha'arez Ha'aretz Ha'arets]. Historya [Historia] Naturalna Botanika; Mineralogia, I-III. [THREE VOLUMES].

      Warsaw, H. Bomberg (Zvi [Tsevi] Ya'akov); Warszawie, Drukarni J. Lebensona, 1841-59. - Three volumes bound in one. Octavo. Pp. 359; 96; 40. Three title-pages present. Handsome vignette illustration at end of approbations and introduction. Contemporary ownership inscriptions, stamps; browned, occasionally stained in places. Hardcover, bound in contemporary quarter calf and brown cloth, gilt lettering-piece to spine, cloth inner hinges. A moderately worn copy, overall good. ~ First edition. Written in Hebrew, mostly in Rashi script. The second volume, on botany, includes many Latin names. Joseph Schönhak was born at Tiktin, 1812; died at Suwalki, 1870. He led a retired life, devoting his time to writing and study. He was the author of "Ha-Mashbir" or "Aruk he-Hadash" (Warsaw 1858). His "Toldath Haaretz" (Toledot ha-Arez) is a natural history in three volumes. The subjects are arranged and classified, and a full description of each is given as to color, form, and habitat. Those that are mentioned in the Bible are given book, chapter, and verse; and so with those mentioned in the Talmud. The "Ha-Masbir" is an Aramaic-German rabbinical dictionary, based on Nathan ben Jehiel's "Aruk" ("Hamiluim oder Masbir Hachadasch. Aramäisch-rabinisch-deutsches Wörterbuch, Ergenzung zu dem Hamasbir oder Aruch" Warsaw 1869.) His "Sefer ha-Milluim" was published in Warsaw in 1869 ("Sefer Ha-Miluim Le-Aruch: A dictionary to the Talmud and Midrashim, based on the order of the Aruch, with clarification of readings and sources from the Babylonian and Palestian Talmuds, the Tannaitic Midrahsim (.)" was reprinted 1978, Jerusalem, Makor.) Bibliography: Ha-Maggid, 1870, No. 49; Fuenn, Keneset Yisrael, 1866. See also Isidore Singer and Julius Gottlieb: The Jewish Encyclopedia. Rare. OCLC locates copies in Brandeis, Jewish Theological Seminar, New York Public Library, Yeshiva University, Stanford, and UCLA only.

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        The Rhine, Italy and Greece

      London: Fisher, Son & Co, [1841] - 2 volumes in one vols., 4to. Engraved frontispiece and title to each volume. 31 engraved plates to vol. I; 38 engraved plates to vol. II. Publiser's deluxe green morocco binding, rehinghed, a.e.g., some spotting to plates

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        Opinions de divers auteurs sur le Guatemala et le Vera-Paz.

      Bruxelles, Lesigne 1841 - in-8, [4]-46 pp., broché sous couverture imprimée de l'éditeur. Rare opuscule au genre peu courant. A visée publicitaire et expansionniste, ce florilège d'extraits de livres de voyages ou d'articles a pour but d'encourager le départ de colons vers la petite République d'Amérique centrale, "indépendante" depuis 1821. Très éclectique on y trouve Las Casas, Humboldt. ou encore la Revue Britanique. Episode peu connu des efforts de la jeune Belgique pour se doter de débouchés coloniaux, et ce, bien avant Léopold II, la région de Santo Tomas du Guatemala fut l'objet d'une tentative de peuplement menée à partir de 1841 par la Compagnie belge de colonisation (l'éditrice de notre brochure). Déjà en 1834, une société anglaise, la Compagnie Commerciale et Agricole de l?Amérique Centrale, avait conçu de mettre en valeur cette région sans parvenir à ses fins (on comprend l'abondance d'extrait de la Revue Britanique de notre ouvrage). En 1840, un comité belge, soutenu par le ministre de l?intérieur, reprend ce projet. On assiste à la création d?une Société Belge de Colonisation, dont le but est de fonder un établissement de peuplement. La société s?engage vis-à vis des gouvernements belge et guatémaltèque à introduire mille familles en dix ans, à créer écoles, dispensaires et hôpitaux. En 1841, le navire Louise-Marie venant d?Ostende arriva à Santo-Tomas et y débarqua un premier contingent d?émigrés. Le manque d'intérêt et de soutien financier des Belges de la métropole, comme les dissensions classiques entre colons, causèrent un échec de la tentative. En 1845 il fallut songer à rapatrier une partie des migrants. Certains acceptèrent cependant de rester, et s'intégrèrent assez vite à la société guatémaltèque. Manque à Sabin comme à Palau. Seulement trois exemplaires au CCF. Cf. Leysbeth (Nicolas) : Historique de la colonisation belge à Santo Tomas (1938) Bon exemplaire. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Ireland: Its Scenery, Character Three volume set

      London How and Parsons 1841. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Covers rubbed with some scuffing to leather at extremities. Spines sunned. Tape repair to inner edge of page within volume three. Scattered foxing and some off-setting First Edition Half leather covers with marbled boards 260mm x 190mm (10" x 7"). 435pp, 468pp, 512pp. Maps and engraved plates with additional illustrations within the text.

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        Os Lusíadas, poema epico de Luís de Camões, correcto e emendado pelo cuidado e diligencia de J.V. Barret Feio e J.G. Monteiro. Bibliotheca dos Poetas Classicos da Língua Portugueza, I-II.

      Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo e Henrique Laemmert, 1841. - Wood-engraved vignette of a harp and laurel branches on title pages. Wood-engraved publisher's initial "L" on versos of half titles. Two different wood engravings of a sailing ship on two different pp. 197 of volume II. Twelve hand-colored lithographic plates. xxxvi, 219 pp., 6 hand-colored lithographic plates; 282 pp., 6 hand-colored lithographic plates. Volume II, p. 197 repeated, but with different signatures; signatures appear to follow correctly. 2 volumes. 12°, later tree sheep (some very minor wear), spines gilt with raised bands in five compartments, black morocco lettering and numbering pieces in second and fourth compartments, gilt lettering and numbering. Some dampstains. Overall in good to very good condition. Armorial bookplates of Roberto Talone da Costa e Silva. Pictorial bookplates of Emilio Monteiro and J.[osé] Pinto Ferreira. 2 volumes. ---- This edition, aimed at a large public, is apparently the second appearance of the @Lusíadas in Brazil. The illustrations are after those of the 1817 Paris edition of the Morgado de Mateus.@Provenance: Roberto [Theodorico] Talone da Costa e Silva (1839-1906), distinguished bibliophile and great landed property owner, son of Roberto Teodorico da Costa e Silva, also a bibliophile and landed proprietor. José Pinto Ferreira, Portuguese army officer and for many years a distinguished book collector, specializing in Camões and the Restauração, as well as a trove of other books on Portuguese military history. ---- Pina Martins, @Catálogo da exposição bibliográfica, iconográfica e medalhística de Camões 195. @Colecção Camoneana de José do Canto 158. Braga, @Bibliographia Camoneana, p. 70. For Roberto Talone da Costa e Silva, see @Grande enciclopédia, VII, 898-9; for the bookplate, see Avelar Duarte, @Ex-libris portugueses heráldicos 1209. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mobile. Taken from the Marsh Opposite the City Near Pinto&#39;s Residence

      W.J. Bennett, 1841. A HANDSOME VIEW OF MOBILE, ALABAMA BY FAMED AMERICAN ENGRAVER W.J. BENNETT Colored aquatint Framed size: 32" x 38 7/8" Sheet size: 20 1/2" x 27 3/8" Ca. 1841 Literature: Deak, Picturing America, No. 515 This vibrant view by W.J. Bennett depicts the City of Mobile, Alabama&#39;s only seaport. Located at the head of Mobile Bay on the Gulf of Mexico, the original settlement of Fort St. Louis de la Mobile was founded in 1702 by Jean Baptiste Le Moyne, twenty miles above the present location of the city. After the Mobile settlement was moved to its present site in 1710, it became a possession of England and later Spain. In 1813, however, America finally laid claim to the illustrious southern city. . Book.

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        Grammaire egyptienne, ou principes generaux de l'ecriture sacree egyptienne appliquee a la representation de la langue parlee, par Champollion le Jeune; publiee sur le manuscrit autographe par l'ordre de M. GUIZOT.

      Paris : Typographie de Firmin Didot Freres., 1841.. VIII, xxiii, 555 p., 32 x 23 cm. Half leather.. Good. Cover with worn edges and worn spine. Some pages with mildly foxed paper. Many pages with hieroglyphs, some in color. Indicated date on title page: 1836, indicated printig date on last page: 1841.

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        HISTORIA DE LA REVOLUCION DE INGLATERRA

      Imp Oficina Establecimiento Central - Madrid. 1841. 276pág + 2h. 20x15. 2Vol. Historia de la Revolución de Inglaterra, precedida de la historia de la nación inglesa hasta el reinado de Carlos I, y continuada hasta la reforma electoral de 1832 por Mr. Guizot y continuada por M.Hume; traducida del francés por R. Campuzano. Ref 5.5 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        William Henry Harrison Appoints Future Slavery Compromiser John J. Crittenden as Attorney General, and Antislavery Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story Swears Him In

      Partly Printed Document Signed \"W. H. Harrison\" as President, to John J. Crittenden. Presidential Appointment to the Office of Attorney General, Washington, D.C., March 5, 1841, 15.5\" x 11.75\". Countersigned by Daniel Webster as Secretary of State, with autograph endorsement signed by Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story. President Harrison, during his 32-day tenure in office, appoints Kentucky lawyer and U.S. Senator John J. Crittenden to the post of Attorney General. Expert restoration to several letters of engrossment and body of document, not affecting the Harrison signature at all. Certainly one of the best William Henry Harrison presidential items extant.Our current census finds only 30 Harrison signatures as president in any format (2 ALSs, 1 LS, 1 ANS, 21 documents signed, and 3 clipped signatures). This is by far the most important known.In full: \"Know Ye, That reposing special trust and confidence in the Integrity, Abilities, and Learning of John J. Crittenden

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        Claims of the Jews to an Equality of Rights. Illustrated in a Series of Letters to the Editor of the Philadelphia Gazette.

      Philadelphia Printed by C. Sherman & Co. 1841 - The First Major Work Of Isaac Leeser LEESER, Isaac. The Claims of the Jews to an Equality of Rights. Illustrated in a Series of Letters to the Editor of the Philadelphia Gazette. Philadelphia: Printed by C. Sherman & Co., 5601 [1841]. First edition. Octavo (8 1/4 x 5 1/8 inches; 210 x 131 mm). 99, [1, blank] pp. Half morocco over contemporary marbled boards, rebacked to style. Red morocco spine label, lettered in gilt. A bit of light foxing and toning, primarily to the final signature. Inner hinges repaired. Overall a very good copy. "Leeser first achieved national renown in 1828 for his moving response, published in The Richmond Whig, to an attack on the Jews which had appeared in the London Quarterly Review and then been re-printed in American newspapers. Leeser's response was widely circulated and eventually re-published in book form in 1841 as The Claims of the Jews to an Equality of Rights. In 1829, with his reputation established and at the urging of Jacob Mordecai, one of Richmond's leading Jewish figures, Leeser applied for and was elected to the post of Hazan (Cantor and Reader of the prayer service) of the Congregation Mikveh Israel in Philadelphia." (Penn Libraries) Rosenbach 476 HBS 66894. $2,500 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        William Henry Harrison exceedingly rare presidential signature!

      [Washington] Exceedingly rare signature ?W.H. Harrison? as President and ?Danl Webster? as Secretary of State, 1p, 5? x 2?. [Washington, March 1841]. Light rectangular toning at signatures. ?Secretary of State? is printed to the right of Webster?s signature. Light mounting stains on verso at edges. Both signatures, undoubtedly cut from a presidential appointment requiring the signature of the Secretary of State, are darkly penned. Fine condition.President-elect William Henry Harrison had left Cincinnati on January 26, 1841, and arrived in Washington on February 9th. He spent 10 days in Virginia, February 17-27, including two days at his family home in Berkeley where he worked on his inaugural address, before returning to Washington on the 28th, just four days before his March 4th inauguration. After completing his inaugural address, he gave it to Daniel Webster, whom he had asked to be his Secretary of State, to edit it. At 8,445 words, it?s almost twice as long as any o

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        Old Curiosity Shop

      First Separate Edition in Original ClothDICKENS, Charles. The Old Curiosity Shop. A Tale. London: Chapman and Hall, 1841.First separate edition. Octavo. [4], [1]-306, [1]-223, [1, publisher\'s imprint] pp. (228 Leaves). Page 2 is numbered 2-38, page 47 is numbered 47-79, as per Smith. With eighty-three black and white textual engravings by George Cattermole and Hablot K. Brown.In original olive green fine-diaper cloth, (secondary binding). Boards and spine stamped in blind. Spine lettered in gilt. With previous owner\'s bookplate on front pastedown. Head and tail of the spine lightly frayed, and spine sunned, extremities rubbed, some gluing to front outer hinge, some soiling spots on front cover, p. 41-44 is loose. Overall a good copy.This is the first time The Old Curiosity Shop was published as a separate volume. It was also published in volumes I and II of Master Humphry\'s Clock. \" This separate issue of The Old Curiosity Shop was created from portions of Master Humphry\'s Clock, which accounts for its irregularities.\" \"Copies of The Old Curiosity Shop are bound in cloth directly from the unaltered sheets of Master Humphry\'s Clock.\" (Smith, 6A) .Gimbel. Hatton and Cleaver,. Smith, Dickens,6A.HBS 67178.$850

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        "Regeln, Ablaß und Andachten, aller christglaubigen Seelen-Bruderschaft unter dem Titel und Schutz des heiligen Laurentii Mart. ... in dem ... Gotteshaus, Pfarrkirche Egern" usw. Mittig Darstellung der Mutter Gottes mit Kind, schwebend über einer Gesamtansicht von Rottach-Egern, unten Inschrift "Maria Mutter der Gnaden in Egern nächst Tegernsee." Mit Holzschnittbordüre.

      . Kupferstich von Klauber, Augsburg, mit Typendruck bei J. Rösl, München, dat. 1841, 10 x 7 cm (Marienbild) bzw. 38,5 x 32 cm (Bordüre).. Mit hs. Namens- und Datumseintrag der Aufnahme in die Bruderschaft für "Juliana Wagner von Wiessee", dat. 10. August 1855. Die Bruderschaft ist der "Erz-Bruderschaft zu Altenhof in München aggregiret" und widmet sich dem Gebet für die "christglaubigen Seelen im Fegfeuer". - Geglättete Längs- und Querfalten, unten ein schwacher Wasserrand.

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        Topographische Handels -, General -, Post - und Strassenkarte des österreichischen Kaiserstaates + Handbuch zur topographischen Handels - General - Post - und Straßenkarte des Oesterreichischen Kaiserstaates mit einer Ueberschreitung der Monarchie-Gränzen. Entworfen, herausgegeben und Sr. Excellenz ...... Joseph Freyherrn v. Eichhoff, erfurchtsvoll gewidmet

      Wien Aus der k.k. Hof- und Staats-Aerarial-Druckerey 1841,. 0 S., Karte: 4 Kartenteile a 76 x 46 cm, auf Leinen aufgezogen. Jeder Kartenteil aus 10 Segmenten bestehend. Kartusche links unten. Colorierte Grenzen. Gestochen von Joh. David, Projiciert und gezeichnet von Jac. Wobisch, gedruckt von Joh. Feyertag. 1841. Buch: 8°, OPbd. mit weißem Papierrückenschildchen. 425 Seiten, einer mehrfach gefalteten, gestochenen Karte im Anhang: "Karte der Oder_ Elbe_ Rhein und Schelde Mündungen. Als Beilagsblatt zur grossen topographischen Handelskarte der österreichischen Kaiserstaates:". 2. Auflage 1840. Mit 18, einfach gefalteten Tafeln: "Statistik der oesterreichischen Monarchie", mit 2 Blätter: "Tafel - Uebersicht des Flächenraumes ..." , mit "Tafeln der bekanntesten und .. warmen und kalten heilquellen, Seebäder und Gesundbrunnen in und außer Europa", mit "Tafeln - Uebersicht der bekanntesten geographsichen Ortsbestimmungen unseres Erdballes", "Tafel der vorzüglichsten wirklöich geprägten als Rechnungsmünzen, im Vergleich ...Conventions-Münzfuße", "Tafel Vergleichuing der vorzüglichsten Gewichte mit dem Wiener Pfund", "Tafel ...Fußmaße ..", "Tafgel vergleichung der .. Meilenmaße ...", etc. etc. Gdsasmt 15 Tafeln, von Jahrmärkten bis Zollämter, Längengrade usw. Kartenblätter und Buch in kartonschuber der Zeit mit Rückenschildchen. Sauberer und sehr guter Zustand, sowohl des Buch als auch der Karte. Selten.

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        Three weeks after the death of Whig President William Henry Harrison, Democrat James K. Polk will reschedule a speech ? ?I have learned that President Tyler has recommended ? Friday the 14th May as one of fasting and prayer throughout the U. States. Upon learning this fact my opinion is that it would not be proper for me to address the people on that day. It would be improper in itself ? and might be seized upon and used by my political opponents??

      Autograph Letter Signed ?James K. Polk? as Governor of Tennessee, 1p, 7.25? x 12.25?. Greenville, Tennessee, April 30, 1841. Integral leaf addressed by Polk to ?John W. Ford Esqr / McMinnville / Tennessee.? Partial Greenville May 1st postmark. Silked. Uniformly toned, lightened at perimeter from prior display. Fine condition.Headed by Polk ?Private.? In full, \"Since writing to you proposing appointments at V. Buren C.H. McMinnville & Woodbury, I have learned that President Tyler has recommended the day preferred for Woodbury ?" (Friday the 14th May) as one of fasting and prayer throughout the U. States. Upon learning this fact my opinion is that it would not be proper for me to address the people on that day. It would be improper in itself ?" and might be seized upon and used by my political opponents. I have to request therefore that you will countermand the notices for the appointment for Woodbury ?" for the 14th May, & say to the peopl

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        Die politisch-reformatorische Richtung der Deutschen im XVI. und XIX. Jahrhundert. Ein Beitrag zur Zeitgeschichte.,

      Belle-Vue, Druck und Verlag der deutschen Volkshalle, 1841 - VIII, IV, 376 Seiten, 1 Bl. *Erste Ausgabe. - Bothien, Belle-Vue 128. - nicht bei Stammhammer u. Friedlaender. -"Ein Werk, das er selbst als den Inbegriff aller seiner bisher gedruckten Schriften bezeichnet. Es enthält eine kritische Betrachtung des Staats- und Verfassungsrechts der Deutschen in seiner Entwicklung, so wie besonders eine Vergleichung der staatsrechtlichen, socialen und politischen Zustände, die zu der reformatorischen Bewegung im 16. und 19. Jahrhundert hindrängten. Als hauptsächliche Ursache dieser unerquicklichen Zustände sieht W. in beiden Zeitaltern die Vernichtung der Reichsgewalt oder der Nationaleinheit an, deren Wiederherstellung das erste Hauptwerk jener Bewegungen sein sollte; er fordert deshalb auch einmüthiges Zusammenstehen des Volkes zum Kampfe gegen dessen Bedrücker und gegen die Anmaßungen Frankreichs dem zerstückelten Deutschland gegenüber" (ADB). - Die Resonanz auf das Werk war von allen Seiten ablehnend, in Preussen wurde das Buch verboten. Laut Bothien büßte der Verf. mehrere hundert Gulden an den Verlagskosten ein. Leicht gebräunt, insgesamt gut erhalten. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 800 Leinenband der Zeit mit Rückenschild. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The American Journal of the Medical Sciences Volumes 1 thru 48

      Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard. Very Good. 1841-1864. Hardcover. 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 .

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        Virginians prepare to mourn the loss of William Henry Harrison and orders the sermon to be published

      Autograph Letter Signed "Jno. W. Schoolfield", with "E.S. Watson", "J.F. Pendleton", "E.W. Jones", and "Thos. M. Smyth", 1 p., 7.5" x 12.75", Marion, [Va.], April 30, 1841, to Reverend Mr. Harlow of Emory & Henry College with integral transmittal leaf addressed to Harlow. Usual folds, position of transmittal leaf neatly torn away, penciled mathematical equations on leaf. Together with Letter Signed "Jno. W. Schoolfield", "James F. Pendleton", "Thos. M. Smyth", "E.W. Jones" and "E.S. Watson", 1 p., 8" x 13", Marion, Va., May 14, 1841, to Reverend Mr. Harlow and addressed to same on the integral address leaf. Usual folds.The April 30th letter concerns the arrangements for a funeral service to be held in the memory of the recently deceased William Henry Harrison, the first President of the United States to die in office. The five man committee writes, in full: "We have been appointed a committee in behalf of a meeting held on this day at this place to 'Select and invite some

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        Essai sur les Glaciers et sur le Terrain Erratique du Bassin du Rhone

      One large folding hand-tinted map (tear neatly repaired without loss), 8 lithographic plates (one folding), & text illus. 2 p.l., x, 363 (i.e. 362) pp., one leaf of errata. 8vo, orig. printed upper wrapper bound in cont. half-cloth & marbled boards, spine gilt. Lausanne: M. Ducloux, 1841. First edition. This is a classic work on the phenomenon of erratic blocks and the function of glaciers in transporting them. Charpentier&#39;s theory, delivered in a paper in 1834, was met with disbelief and scorn. "Undismayed, Charpentier continued his observations and invited the incredulous to visit him and see the evidence for themselves. Among his visitors was Louis Agassiz, who was soon carried away with such enthusiasm for the theory of the Ice Age that he visited a number of glaciers and blocks and rushed into print, ahead of Charpentier, with his Études sur les Glaciers (1840)...Charpentier received Agassiz&#39; book on 28 October 1840, three days before he finished his own Essai sur les Glaciers, which was published in February 1841. The scrupulous care with which he weighed the evidence and described the phenomenon of erratic blocks and the function of glaciers in transporting them makes this book a classic."-D.S.B., III, p. 211. While Agassiz is generally credited with the origin of the theory of the Ice Age, the theory had in fact been developed long before by Charpentier. Very nice copy with a presentation inscription from the author on the upper wrapper: "à Monsieur Schwedler hommage de l&#39;auteur" (the final four letters of "auteur" have been cropped by the binder&#39;s knife). .

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.]
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        Two Years Before the Mast A Personal Narrative of Life At Sea

      London Bradbury and Evans 1841 - Rare English Edition of Two Years Before the Mast DANA, Richard Henry, Jr. Two Years Before the Mast. A Personal Narrative of Life At Sea London: Bradbury and Evans, [N.d., ca. 1841]. Rare English edition. Small quarto. 124 pp. Printed in double columns like the first English edition, published by Moxon but this copy is on better quality paper. Advertisement dated Aug. 1, 1841, Dana's Birthday. Only 1 copy came up at auction that was a presentation copy in unbound sheets. This copy does not have an imprint on verso of title as first English, but it had Bradbury and Evans imprint at end. Therefore, it is possible(?) that this was a printer's proof copy or pirated copy. Bound in modern half calf over marbled boards, stamped in black on spine. Stamp of "Henry Samuel" on a few pages. Foxing to the first few leaves, otherwise fine. "Dana, a man of great energy, wrote Two Years before the Mast and taught elocution at Harvard while attending classes there. His book, published in 1840, was an immediate success in the United States and in England, and it permanently influenced works about the sea, making their authors both more realistic about and also more cognizant of the common sailor's plight. About thirty books with titles echoing Dana's were published by 1860. The most notable literary beneficiary was Herman Melville, who in Chapter 24 of White-Jacket (1850) calls Two Years before the Mast "unmatchable" and whose Moby-Dick (1851) shows several traces of its influence. " (American National Biography). HBS 66367. $1,000 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        "Kaiser Maximilian verleiht A. Dürer das Künstlerwappen" (Andresen).

      . Radierung, in der Platte monogr. und dat. "E(ugen) N(eureuther) 1841", 53,5 x 41,5 cm.. Im Rand unten mit Trockenstempel "Kunst Verein in Augsburg", darüber "Eugen Neureuther invenit et fecit". - Andresen, Handb. Bd. II, Neureuther 1; Bötticher, Original-Radirungen Nr. 17; Slg. Maillinger Bd. II, 2726; Slg. Proebst 2021; Lentner 12673: "Albrecht-Dürer-Kostümfest im Odeon in München 1840. Gedenkblatt darauf ... umgeben von einer reichen Arabeske, die mit zahlr. Figuren, Portraits Münchn. Künstler geschmückt ist". - Rechts alt geschlossener Randeinriß bis knapp in die Darstellung.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Gesellenbrief. Gesamtansicht von einer Anhöhe aus mit verzierter Umrandung, darunter Briefkopf mit dem Wappen von Freudenstadt und lithographierter Lehrbrief für den Schmiedegesellen "Joh. Georg Heinzelmann von Reichenbach". Mit Originalunterschriften und Siegel.

      . Lithographie, Freudenstadt, "den 27n Juli 1841", 11,5 x 19,5 cm (Stadtansicht) bzw. 42,5 x 33 cm (Blattgröße).. Vgl. Schefold 1886; nicht bei Stopp. - Die Unterschrift des damaligen Oberamtmanns von Freundenstadt, "Fleischhauer", ist die des späteren Ministerialrats Heinrich von Fleischhauer (1809-1884), Vater des Württembergischen Innenministers Karl von Fleischhauer (1852-1921). Rechts die Unterschriften von Obmann "Watz" und von den Vorstehern der Schmiedezunft "Finkbohner" und "Haug". Das Siegel zeigt u.a. Zange, Hufeisen, Rad usw. - Mit geglätteten Längs- und Querfalten.

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        Informe sobre las contribuciones de la Isla de Cuba dado a pedimento del Excmo. S. D. Antonio Larrua[,] Intendente de la Habana en Noviembre 1841, con notas posteriores. Por ***. New York, La Agencia Europea, 1849. 8vo. With letterpress title-page and a drop-title "Informe" in decorated capitals on the first page of text. Disbound (was stitched, then later sewn on 2 recessed cords) and loosely inserted in a red silk folder, kept in a matching red morocco box, lined with red silk and each side with red silk on an inset panel in a blind-tooled frame.

      Goldsmiths'-Kress Microfilm Series 36392.16; cf. WorldCat (reproduction only); not in Palau; Sabin. Interesting report on the taxes collected in Cuba for the intendant of Havana, Antonio Larrua, in November 1841. The report contains demographic data from the 1841 census (including the number of slaves), information on trade in Cuba (including the export figures for sugar, tobacco, etc.) and figures for the import of grain from the United States. The last section, beginning on page 19, dscusses the problem of contraband.With pencilled annotations in the margins and one running across the text. Good copy of a rare report.

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        Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Oceanie sur les corvettes l'Astrolabe et la Zelee, execute par ordre du roi pendant les annees 1837, 1838, 1839, 1840. 22 (of 23) text-volumes (in 19) and 6 atlas-volumes (in 4) in 23 volumes.

      Paris, Gide et Baudry, 1841-1855.. Large 8vo, Large Folio and Imp.-Folio. Text-volumes with 3 plates. Atlas-volumes with 2 frontispieces and 528 (of 533) lithogr. and engr. plates, maps and plans. Contemp. half calf, gilt.. Sabin 21216; Nissen ZBI 1200. - Text-volumes: Dumont d'Urville. Histoire du voyage. 10 vols. 1841-1846; Vincendon-Dumoulin et Coupvent-Desbois. Physique. 1842; Vincendon-Dumoulin. Hydrographie. 2 vols. in 1. 1843-1851. 2 plates; Botanique. 2 vols. in 1. Vol. 1: Montagne, M. C. Plantes cellulaires. Vol. 2: Decaisne, J. Description des plantes vasculaires. 1845-1853; Hombron et Jacquinot. Zoologie. Vols. 1-4 (of 5). 1846-1853; Grange, M. J. Geologie, mineralogie et geographie physique du voyage. 2 parts in 1 vol. 1848. 1 plate.; Dumoutier. Anthropologie. 1854. - Atlas Pittoresque: 2 frontispieces, 198 plates and 9 maps. - Atlas Hydrographique: 57 maps. - Atlas Zoologique: 135 (of 140) plates. - Atlas Anthropologie: 50 plates. - Atlas Geologie, Mineralogie: 9 plates and 4 maps. - Atlas Botanique: 66 plates. - Some occasional browning or staining. A very nice set, uniformely and decoratively bound.

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        Plan zur Grundung einer sachsischen Colonie in den Vereinigten Staaten von Nord Amerika : Colonie Wettin

      [Leipzig ]: B G Teubner, [ 1841 ] First Edition. A very good copy. 4to.,.A prospectus for establishing a German colony between Pittsburgh and Lake Erie. The plan consisted of acquiring 12,000 acres of land and selling units of land ( each colonist was allowed a 6 acre plot of land and another site in the proposed city that was 60 x 120 feet). All of the land was to be subscribed prior to 1843. Certain critical skills were to be recruited for the colony with the inducement of free land for those first to sign up to emigrate (teachers, doctors, carpenters etc.). The map of the colony was to be prepared by the German travel writer and geographer Traugott Bromme who was a co-sponsor of the plan. The printed plan is very detailed as to rights and responsibilities of each colonist.

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