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      London -Saunders and Otley, 1841. London -Saunders and Otley, 1841 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce first edition of this collection of travel accounts by LadyChatterton. Complete in three volumes. Very scarce indeed. With a frontispiece illustration to each volume. Henrietta Georgiana Marcia Lascelles Chatterton, Lady Chatterton (11 November 1806 6 February 1876), was a British traveller and author. She wrote many tales, novels, poems, and accounts of travels under the name Georgiana Chatterton. Previous owner's bookplate to each front pastedown. Publisher's catalogue to the rear of volume III. Condition: Expertly rebacked in in cloth with original backstrips preserved. Externally, sound with slight shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Small closed tear tofinal page of text of volume III. Generally bright with the odd spot and mark. Overall: GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        The Local Historian's Table Book of Remarkable Occurrences, Historical Facts, Traditions, Legendary and Descriptive Ballads ... Eight Volumes in Four

      G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Leather scuffed, boards marked. Previous owner's name stamped in ink to ffeps. Some browning and marking within. Text generally G+ [First Edition] Three quarter-leather cover red boards 240mm x 160mm (9" x 6"). various pagings. Large number of woodcut illustrations in text. Heavy set- Extra shipping will apply outside UK.

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        Letters And Notes On The Manners Customs And Condition Of The North American Indians

      Published By The Author At The Egyptian Hall 1841. Two Volume First Edition Set Of Catlin's Famous Works Written During Eight Years Travel Amongst The Wildest Tribes Of Indians In North America In 1832, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38 And 39. With 400 Illustrations Engraved From His Original Paintings. Fold Out Map Of North America In Front Of Volume One. Ex Libris Sticker With Previous Owners Name At Front Of Each Volume. In Original Quarter Tan Leather Binding With Marbled Paper Hard Boards. Hard Boards Starting To Split From Binding But Still Holding Firm. Some Slight Rubbing And Edge Wear.

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        A Picturesque Description of the River Wye, From the Source to its Junction with the Severn

      First Edition. Green/gilt hardback cloth cover. G+ : in Good condition plus. Cover lightly rubbed with some light corner and edge wear. Chip to spine head. Light spotting to prelims otherwise contents VG. 380mm x 270mm (15" x 11"). 32pp + plates. 12 hand-coloured plates, all numbered in ink.

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        Geschichte des Zabergäus und des jetzigen Oberamts Brackenheim. 4 Teile in einem Band.,

      Stuttgart, Autenrieth bzw. Belser, 1841-1844. - VIII, 146 (1) + 223 + , 252 (1) + IV, 230 Seiten. Mit 4 Titelblättern und 4 Ansichten als Frontispiz. *Originalausgabe mit allen vier Teilen, selten. - Exemplar aus der Ständischen Bibliothek Stuttgart mit deren Stempel auf den Titelblättern. - Sehr gut erhaltenes frisches Exemplar. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Missionskinder. Ein Weihnachts- und Neujahrsgeschenk herausgegeben zum Besten einer Missions-Kinderanstalt. 1. u. 2. Thel (in 1 Bd.).

      Basel, Felix Schneider, 1841/42 - Kl.8°, VIII, 258 u. VI, 266 S., 2 Titelbl.-Lithogr., 12 lithogr. Taf., 10 lithogr. Notenbl., OLwd. m. Deckelill., Rückenkanten berieben (vorne oben 2 cm durchgerieben), etw. locker im Gelenk, Stege oft stockfl. (einzelne Bl. ganz), hinterste 10 Bl. unten wasserfl., Bildtaf. unten tlw. knapp beschnitten. EA dieser Sammlung von Missionsgeschichten u. -Liedern. 1200 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Opera Omnia, Post Lovaniensium Theologorum Recensionem, Castigata denuo ad Manuscriptos Codices Gallicos, Vaticanos, Belgicos, etc.,

      1841 1841 - necnon ad Editiones Antiquiores et Castigatiores, Opera et Studio Monachorum Ordinis Sancti Benedicti e Congregatione S. Mauri. Editio novissima, emendata et auctior, accurante migne, cursuum completorum editore. 11 books in 7 vols. Paris: Gallice Dictam, 1841. Small 4to. Uniformly bound in full brown calf (somewhat worn), skilfully rebacked. Armorial gilt design on front and rear cover of each volume. Spines gilt-titled and with raised bands. Marbled edges. Text in Latin, printed in double column. An 1846 inscription to The Revd. William Jackson on fly-leaf. Endpapers replaced and hinges strengthened. Some pages lightly browned and some occasional minor foxing. Ex-library copies, nonetheless a generally very good set of St. Augustine's complete works.

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        CROCKETT ALMANAC IMPROVED 1842 [wrapper title]

      Boston: S.N. Dickinson, [1841].. [36]pp. Illustrations. Original pictorial wrappers, string-tied. Wear around several page edges, a few leaves dog-eared. Final leaf with tears, including a 2 1/2 x 3/4-inch tear, affecting the illustration on the rear wrapper and ten lines of text on the final text page. About good. One of the later Crockett almanacs, in this case something of a thematic issue turned over to numerous accounts of Indian barbarity accompanied by some terrific woodcuts. That of "Preparations to Burn Miss Fleming" must have raised a few eyebrows in those days, as would "Massacre of a White Girl by the Indians." An occasional hunting tale is tossed in for slightly higher moral edification. Despite the sensationalism, publisher Dickinson, in his preface, promises to convey "interesting and valuable information, respecting the Western country." The Crockett almanacs were terrifically popular in their day, and are rather scarce now. DRAKE 4236. HOWES C897.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Journals of Two Expeditions of Discovery in North-West and Western Australia, during the years 1837, 38, and 39 [. . .] [Volume One only]

      London: T. and W. Boone. Fair with no dust jacket. 1841. First Edition. Hardcover. Front hinge completely broken, with text block separated from front board. Rear hinge broken. 3" splitting at head of rear joint. 1" split at tail of front joint. A 1" horizontal split to cloth in middle of spine, with small 3/8" piece missing. Also a small 1/4" puncture hole to spine cloth. Fading to boards. Internally very good. The two folding maps in very good condition, the smaller one with a small 3/4" tear along one of the folds, and both with some minor creasing to the margins. Plates clean. No signatures. ; Volume One only of two volumes. 4, [2] advertisements + xiv, 412 pages + 16 pages advertisements + 11 lithograph plates (including frontispiece) + 2 large folding John Arrowsmith maps in pocket at front. Original blind-stamped cloth boards. Page dimensions: 227 x 137mm. 5 of the plates are printed in colour. The aboriginal cave paintings showing figures with halo-like circles around their heads have attracted among alternative researchers as possibly being extra-terrestrial beings wearing space helmets. Grey writes: "Its head was encircled by bright red rays, something like the rays which one sees proceeding from the sun, when depicted on the sign-board of a public house [. . .]". The plate of a head cut in sandstone rock is also fascinatingly Fortean - ""After proceeding some distance, we found a cave larger than the one seen this morning; of its actual size, however, I have no idea, for being pressed for time I did not attempt to explore it, having merely ascertained that it contained no paintings. I was moving on, when we observed the profile of a human face and head cut out in a sandstone rock which fronted the cave; this rock was so hard, that to have removed such a large portion of it with no better tool than a knife and hatchet made of stone, such as the Australian natives generally possess, would have been a work of very great labour. The head was two feet in length, and sixteen inches in breadth in the broadest part; the depth of the profile increased gradually from the edges where it was nothing, to the centre where is was an inch and a-half; the ear was rather badly placed, but otherwise the whole of the work was good [. . .] The only proof of antiquity that it bore about it was that all the edges of the cutting were rounded and perfectly smooth, much more so than they could have been from any other cause than long exposure to atmospheric influences." ; 8vo .

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

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

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        A Full and Accurate Report of the Trial of William P. Darnes, on an

      1841. Rufus Choate's Copy [Trial]. Darnes, William P., Defendant. Nelson, Thomas S., Reporter. A Full and Accurate Report of the Trial of William P. Darnes, On an Indictment Found by the Grand Jury of St. Louis County, At the September Term, 1840, Of the Criminal Court of Said County, On a Charge of Manslaughter in the Third Degree, For the Death of Andrew J. Davis, (Late of Northboro', Mass.) In the City of St. Louis, On the First of June, 1840. Boston: Saxton and Peirce, 1841. 269 pp. Octavo (7-3/4" x 5"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in printed wrappers, untrimmed edges. A few chips to extremities, front joints starting, some wear to foot of spine, interior notably bright. "R. Choate" to head of front wrapper and title page, interior otherwise clean. * Second and final edition. Davis was the well-known owner of a St. Louis newspaper that published several highly critical columns about Darnes, an important local politician. Enraged, Darnes attacked Davis on the street with an iron rod, striking him in the head. Rushed to a hospital, Davis was operated on, but died a few days later. Darnes was indicted. The trial lasted two weeks and engaged some of the best lawyers and medical experts in the area. The case turned on whether Davis died from the blow or his medical treatment. Both sides offered a strong case. In the end Darnes was convicted of fourth-degree manslaughter and fined [1799-1859], the great Massachusetts lawyer and statesman. He was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1831-34, U.S. Senator from 1841-45 and Attorney General of Massachusetts from 1853-54. This case not in McDade. Stevens, St. Louis, The Fourth City, 1764-1911 I:369-70. Catalogue of the Library of the Harvard Law School (1909) II:1057.

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        Book of Birds: Edited and Abridged from the Text of Buffon

      R. Tyas; London., 1841. Very good. Contemporaneous brown half morocco and green cloth. Gilt lettering and tooling to spine. Moderate wear. Marbled endpapers. Neatly penned contemporaneous gift inscription to free front endpaper verso. Somewhat thumbed with light foxing throughout. All edges gilt. xxxi prelims, 292pp. . Hard. 4to. 10". . Very good. Illus. by Illustrated by One Hundred and Fifty Designs, by Victor Adam. Contains 38 plates of engravings, illustrating 150 birds, each plate exquisitely hand-coloured. .

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        Wa-Kawn, A Winnebago Chief

      Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1841. unbound. very good. J.T. Bowen. Portrait. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Page measures 20.25" x 14.25". Beautiful portrait from the folio edition of McKenney and Hall's "History of the Indian Tribes of North America". As Superintendent of the Indian Trade Bureau, Thomas McKenney wanted to document the rapidly disappearing culture of the American natives. He activated the project, sponsored by the War Department, by commissioning writer James Hall and Charles Bird King, a renowned American portraitist. King painted the prominent Indians while they visited Washington D.C. as treaty delegates. Most of the original oil paintings were destroyed by fire in the Smithsonian Museum in 1865. These lithographs, published 1842-58, are all that remain and are still hailed as one of the best visual records of influential Native Americans of the nineteenth century. Wa-Kawn, first a follower of Tecumseh, later made many accommodations with the white man but died from alcohol consumption. His widow became an anti alcohol activist. Chip to top edge and right corners. Small tears to edges. One piece from our collection of Native American portraits.

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        FAMOUS OLD PEOPLE: Being the Second Epoch of Grandfather's Chair.

      E. P. Peabody,, Boston: 1841 - General wear & soiling to binding. Spine sunned. Title label a bit faded. Some foxing to paper. Period pos to preliminary blank. Very Good. Original publisher's brown basket-weave cloth binding with black title label to front board. 16mo. 5" x 3-3/8". 1st Edition (BAL7591; Clark A7.1). vii, [1 (blank)], 158, [2 (blank)] pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CHARLES O'MALLEY, THE IRISH DRAGOON

      Dublin: William Curry, Jun. & Company, 1841. First edition. Good. 22 monthly parts in 21. Each part with two engraved plates and the final part of each volume with title page and contents. Parts are generally in Good condition, with fading, soiling and chipping to the wrappers, and most wrappers with repairs to the spines. Internally, the contents are fairly attractive with modest foxing to the plates and pages. Two parts with wrappers partially detached. & & While largely eclipsed today by Dickens and Thackeray, Lever's popularity and success in his day rivaled that of those other Victorian writers. This early novel cemented his reputation and with the wonderful illustrations by Hablot Knight Brown, aka "Phiz," it was well received by Victorian readers, despite lackluster critical review. A charming, boisterous tale of exploits from his days at Trinity College in Dublin. Housed in two custom slipcases. Additional images available upon request. Good.

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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.

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        The Slighted Vow; or, an Incident Upon the Mississippi

      American Baptist Publication Society, Philadelphia - c. 1841. 36 p. 15 cm. B&w frontispiece. Hardcover. Dark cloth. Marbled boards. Spine worn. Chipped spine label. Corners bumped, and boards rubbed bare on fore edge. Wormhole in front hinge. Owner's sig. in endpaper. Foxing. Pencil notes in endpaper. On Feb. 2, 1896, a fire broke out at the American Baptist Publication Society building, destroying much of the collection. The following June, Samuel B. Colgate donated his personal collection of Baptist documents to Colgate University in Hamilton, NY. This short testimonial piece was published by the Society in its early years, before the fire. In addition to its religious elements, this is a travel memoir. The framed narrative of Judge N. susinctly chronicles his journey from Alabama to Mississippi and Ohio, mentioning Natchez, Pittsburg, Wheeling and New Orleans. The narrator describes the river, and their method of travel. This includes three footnotes of interest. The first explains their vessel, an "ark" which is described as: "a flat and wide boat made of rough hewn timber, to float with the current upon the Western waters. They are generally made for a single voyage down the river, and, after the freight they bear is discharged, they are ignominiously doomed to be broken up for firewood, or to build a temporary shanty" (p. 7). The second footnote suggestively describes "Sawyers": "Sawyers are tall trees whose roots, in their voyage down the river, catch on the bottom and thus anchor them, while the tops, reaching just above the surface, bow most gracefully as the waters rush by them. They are very dangerous to steam boats going up stream. Striking them with great force, they run them through their bottom, and sink almost immediately" (p. 9-10). The final footnote is a short note that "Wholly sunken trees are called snags" (p. 10). The footnotes, and the detailed descriptions of sights and sounds along the river, make this more than a simple religious tract. The religious element to the story is simple. On their return home, a near accident causes the Judge's brother, Caleb, to promise devotion to God if he should live. But Caleb's heart does not follow his words. Even upon a chance meeting with another man of faith, an early Puritan minister of New England, Caleb denies the vow he made on the ark. Coming back to the present, our narrator, a friend of Judge N., meets Caleb and relates his unfortunate death, which occurs before he can repent. Predates Mark Twain's "Tom Sawyer" by at least twenty five years. A piece of desirable Americana, this petite text offers a glimpse into the religious and regional history of the Mississippi. World Catalogue locates only one copy in the New York Society Archives, and offers an approximate date of 1841. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Picturesque Description of the River Wye, From the Source to its Junction with the Severn

      G+ : in Good condition plus. Cover lightly rubbed with some light corner and edge wear. Chip to spine head. Light spotting to prelims otherwise contents VG First Edition Green/gilt hardback cloth cover 380mm x 270mm (15" x 11"). 32pp + plates. 12 hand-coloured plates, all numbered in ink.

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

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

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        The Life and Campaigns of Arthur Duke of Wellington, K.G

      London: Fisher, Son and Co., 1841. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. 3514 8vo. Compete in the four volumes, tree calf, gilt decoration and titles to spines. With engraved frontispieces to each volume, engraved title pages with vignettes, five maps in all (of which three are folding) and 43 plates, mostly portraits. Condition notes: Some bumping and scratching to the leather, and boards bumped at corners. Binding sound and firm, folding maps in good condition, pages bright and clean. An attractive set.

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        Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions (Volume 1 ONLY)

      Richard Bentley, London 1841 - First edition hardcover, VOLUME 1 ONLY. The hardcover book is good with shelfwear (rubbed through to the boards at the corners), parts of the the spine worn or missing, the owner's bookplate inside, tape reinforcements inside the covers and some foxing. A good example of a very scarce volume. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ireland : Its Scenery, Character, Etc. A New Edition. Three Volumes.

      Virtue & Co. (1841-1843), London, - XII- 436 + 468 + 512pages, Illustrated with 67 maps and Steel Engravings (188 - 204 and 217), demi-basane à coins brune, dos à faux-nerfs, étiquette de titre, tomaison et filets dorés, plats papier marbré, tranches marbrées. Book in very good condition.

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        Eleonora" [as published in] The GIFT. A Christmas and New Year's Present for 1842.

      Carey & Hart, [1841], Philadelphia: - Frontis. Engraved title leaf. 6 inserted plates. Volume also contains an uncollected piece by Mrs. Sigourney, "The Village Church." Modest binding wear, with unobtrusive professional joint repair. Spine a bit darkened, as are binding edges. Edge chip to ffep. Withal, a Very Good example of a signed American binding. Original publisher's elaborate gilt stamped full gold-color leather binding, signed "S. Moore. Binder. Phil.". AEG. Pale yellow eps. 8vo. 7-1/2" x 4-3/4". 1st edition thus (BAL 1002, 16135 & 17756; Faxon 306; Spawn & Kinsella 282). viii, 322, [12] pp. 6 pages of publisher adverts after text. Poe: 154 - 162. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "Eleonora" [as published in] The GIFT. A Christmas and New Year's Present for 1842

      Philadelphia:: Carey & Hart,. [1841].. 8vo. 7-1/2" x 4-3/4". 1st edition thus (BAL 1002, 16135 & 17756; Faxon 306; Spawn & Kinsella 282). viii, 322, [12] pp. 6 pages of publisher adverts after text. Poe: 154 - 162.. Original publisher's elaborate gilt stamped full gold-color leather binding, signed "S. Moore. Binder. Phil.". AEG. Pale yellow eps.. Modest binding wear, with unobtrusive professional joint repair.. Spine a bit darkened, as are binding edges. Edge chip to ffep.. Withal, a Very Good example of a signed American binding.. Volume also contains an uncollected piece by Mrs. Sigourney, "The Village Church." . Frontis. Engraved title leaf. 6 inserted plates.

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        "Palastina Und Die Sudlich Angrenzenden Lander [3 Volumes, Complete and Bound in 2]"

      Halle, 1841. 1st Edition. "Description: 3 vols, complete and bound in 2. Folding maps. Subject: Palestine--Colonization--History--19th century--Foreign relations--Israel" "Very good copy in the original calf over marble boards. Gilt cross-bands with gilt-blocked titling. Minor, generalized wear to the bands and panel edges. Folding maps present. Remains uncommonly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong"

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        Das Heidelberger Schloß in 14 Ansichten nebst einem Plane desselben und einem Panorama.

      G. Braun (Lith. P. Wagner) [1841], Carlsruhe - Quer-Folio (27 x 35 cm). Mit zweifarbigem lith. Titel., 14 lith. Ansichten, zweifarb. Plan sowie 1 mehrf. gef. Panorama vom Königsstuhl aus gesehen. 2 Bl., 34 Sp. Text. Hlwd. m. Orig.-Deckelschild. Seltenes Ansichtenwerk, stellt meist in ornamentalen Rahmen malerisch dar: Schloß vom Bahnhof aus, 4 Gesamt- und 8 Teilansichten des Schlosses sowie das Große Faß. Mit einem über 3 Meter langem, sehr schönen Panorama des Neckartals u. der Rheinebene von Karlsruhe bis Meckenheim (Darstellungsgröße ca. 15 x 310 cm). - Einband fleckig, besonders der hintere Deckel. Im Rande einzelne Fingerspuren, kl. durchgehender Wasserfleck an d. Unterkante. Einige Lithos m. einzelnen Stockflecken in der Darstellung, 1 Ansicht (Schloßhof bei Nacht) m. stärkerer Beeinträchtigung (durch Farbspritzer o.Ä.) das Panorama etwas, der Text stärker stockfleckig. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        "Eleonora" [as published in] The GIFT. A Christmas and New Year's Present for 1842

      Philadelphia:: Carey & Hart,. [1841].. 8vo. 7-1/2" x 4-3/4". 1st edition thus (BAL 1002, 16135 & 17756; Faxon 306; Spawn & Kinsella 282). viii, 322, [12] pp. 6 pages of publisher adverts after text. Poe: 154 - 162.. Original publisher's elaborate gilt stamped full gold-color leather binding, signed "S. Moore. Binder. Phil.". AEG. Pale yellow eps.. Modest binding wear, with unobtrusive professional joint repair.. Spine a bit darkened, as are binding edges. Edge chip to ffep.. Withal, a Very Good example of a signed American binding.. Volume also contains an uncollected piece by Mrs. Sigourney, "The Village Church." . Frontis. Engraved title leaf. 6 inserted plates.

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        The Cook Not Mad, or Rational Cookery

      Watertown: Knowlton & Rice, 1841. Hardcover. Fair. 108 p. incl. index. 16 cm. Black cloth spine with paper covered boards. Tears in lower spine, scuffing, worn corners. Pages generally darkened and stained but legible. Tear in centre of Preface page. Title continues: "Being a Collection of Original and Selected Receipts, Embracing not only the art of curing various kinds of meats and vegetables for future use, but of Cooking, in its general acceptation, to the taste, habits, and degrees of luxury prevalent with the American Public, in Town and Country. To which are added Directions for preparing comforts for the sick room; together with sundry Miscellaneous kinds of information, of importance to Housekeepers in general, nearly all tested by experience." Preface assures the American Public that there is no intention of including "English, French and Italian methods of rendering things indigestible" and will include "Good republican dishes and garnishing." Watch out for recipe No. 105: "Nice Cookies that will keep good three Months." Ingredients for these cookies include "Nine cups flour, three and a half of butter, five of sugar, large coffee cup of water, with a heaping teaspoonful of pearlash dissolved in it." The Cook Not Mad? You decide.

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        Events In Indian History, Beginning With An Account Of The Origin Of The American Indians, And Early Settlements In North America

      First Edition Good in a contemporary full leather binding with a gilt on black leather label on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 1/4" with rubbing and wear to the leather at the head and heel of the spine and to the edges of the boards. The joints are beginning to show weakness and the front hinge is broken. The first short signature is loose with the folded, engraved frontispiece is missing its folded half. All of the other seven folded, engraved plates have damage caused by tears in the folds or closed tears to the plates in the folded areas. With the exception of the frontispiece none of the plates have missing pieces. Interestingly, there is a very early prior owner's name on the first free end page indicating that the book was "Bot 1842" for a price of $2.25. The book is contained within a recently constructed leather and cloth covered clamshell box with gilt text stamping on the spine. 633 pages of text illustrated with eight folding plates. Considered by Howes to be "quite scarce". (Howes, W-548; Ayer, 334)Our code number = TB25849

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        Le livre rouge resume du magisme, des sciences occultes et de la philosophie hermétique d’apres Hermès Trismegiste, Pytagore, Cléopatre, Artéphius, Marie-l’Egyptienne, Albert-le-Grand, Paracelse, Cornélius Agrippa, Cardan, Mesmer, Charles Fourrier, etc

      Paris: La Vigne, 1841. First edition. Hardcover. First Edition. 16mo. 204p. With illustrations. Bound in marbled paper over boards. (The binding is probably later in date). Interior pages are clean and very mildly age-toned. A couple of miniscule marginal tears are neatly sealed. Page 73 contains a small chip in the margin; a few leaves show some wrinkling in the upper right corner. Many pages are uncut. The passage underlings on page 46 were apparently printed with the text and are not marginalia. OCLC lists two versions of the 1841 edition – one with 144 pages and the other (here offered) with 204p. An edition dated 1842 also exists. An interesting little grimoire or book of charms and spells with numerous occult diagrams and sigils. De Guaita catalogue mentions that Chuquet (presumably Alphonse Chuquet) considered the book to be an early work on magic by Eliphas Levi writing under a pseudonym. However, De Guaita argues that the writing style is unlike Levi’s and instead ascribes the book to the French Freemason and occultist J.M. Ragon. An uncommon book. [Caillet 3971; De Guaita 1377; Duveen, p. 220 (listing the 204p. version); Ferguson, Books of Secrets IV, p. 37-38; Du Prel 438 (listing the 144p. version)].

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        THE WORLD

      Gilbert's Modern Atlas,, 1841. Size: 490 × 260 mm. (19½ × 10 inches). Steel engraving. Original outline colour. Fine condition. Handsome twin hemisphere mappemonde. The world's coastlines are accurately depicted, apart from the uncharted north-west passage and Antarctica. Engraved by Archer, J.

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        JOURNAL OF A WHALING VOYAGE ABOARD THE METACOM OF NEW BEDFORD, 1842

      The “Metacom” was a 300 ton whaleship. She departed New Bedford November 6, 1841 and returned from the Pacific September 20, 1845 with 2000 bbl sperm oil. This journal records only the early part of that voyage - from January 1 to May 25, 1842, but the entries are entertaining and informative. The anonymous journal keeper is a common sailor. He stands watches, takes his turn at the wheel, and interacts with his shipmates - “had a spree with Murray gave him my fine knuckles in the mouth & repeated the mate came forward & sent him up aloft, rather inclined to think he had a cold berth of it.” He records in detail catches and losses, notes the “harsh treatment of the officers & the ill feeling toward them shown by the men.” He records their difficult rounding of the Horn and their cruise into the Pacific, passing “the island upon which Alex. Selkirk was cast away,” another instance of the captain punching a crewman, and several of officers’ meanness or brutality. He draws views of St. Felix and St. Ambrose, a spliced jib boom, the “Black Smith’s Forge” and several whales and ships. The steward gets very sick. Morale continues to deteriorate, despite success at whaling, so that when they put in at Paita - of which he draws a very nice view - “three of us run away but were caught again.” The next day, “four ran away and has not since bin heard of since.” It is possible that the writer was successful in a second try at deserting, because his entries end here. This journal is well written and handsomely illustrated, and is of note because it is illustrated and commented on in Norman Flayderman’s classic, “Scrimshaw and Scrimshanders.” On page 100 Flayderman says, “The sketches on the cover are identical with those found on many scrimshaw articles.” Pages grubby but legible. Old sewing pulled away with no loss of pages.

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        Punch, or The London Charivari. July 17, 1841 (vol.1) through December 28, 1910 (vol. 139). 3,626 issues, bound in 70.

      London: Published at the Office, etc. - 1841-1910. 3/4 red morocco with red cloth, raised bands with gilt motif (Mr. Punch and Toby) and gilt title to spine. Marbled e.ps.and marbled edges. Ex-libris.(Colin G.Hay, Ardbeg House, Islay.) on front e.ps.of each vol. (Some volumes) joint of e.ps.and flyleaves sl.damaged. Boards and spine somewhat rubbed. Surface of morocco partly peeled. Edges of each vol.light sunned. [1859. vol.37.: 261pp.missing. / 1888. vol.95.: 289-300pp. (no.2476. December 22) missing. / 1893: Rear board somewhat damp stained. / 1895. vol.108.: 13-16pp.of "Punch's almanack" missing. / 1900. vol.119.: "Punch's almanack" in this volume is same as in 1899. / 1903. vol.125.: p.23 of "Punch's almanack" missing. / 1907: Upper left corner of front board wrinkled.] Uniform bindings. Overall fine. 27.5x21.8cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MASTER HUMPHREY'S CLOCK (being, OLD CURIOSITY SHOP and BARNABY RUDGE)

      London Chapman and Hall 1840, 1841 - 3 volumes. First edition. With 198 drawings by George Cattermole and Hablot Browne. Royal 8vo, bound in handsome period three-quarter tan calf over marbled boards, the borders ruled in blind, the spines very handsomely decorated with wide raised bands gilt decorated, compartments decorated with gilt panel designs incorporating fine central ornamental pieces, two compartments gilt lettered over maroon morocco labels, all edges marbled. iv,306, vi, 306, vi, 426. A handsome and well preserved set, internally quite clean and fresh with very little aging, the bindings in a fine state of preservation. MASTER HUMPHREY’S CLOCK was initially an experiment on Dickens’ part. He originally intended it to be a miscellany which would contain a continuous narrative linked by reminisces of the narrator, Master Humphrey. He outlined his goals in a preliminary letter to Chapman and Hall: "To introduce a little club or knot of characters and to carry their personal histories and proceedings through the work; to introduce fresh characters constantly; to re-introduce Mr. Pickwick and Sam Weller; [xxx] to write amusing essays on the various foibles of the day as they arise; to take advantage of passing events; and to vary the form of the papers by throwing them into sketches, letters from imaginary correspondents, and so forth, so as to diversify the contents as much as possible." Dickens would use ideas from the outline of this form in several succeeding books. As the originally-conceived miscellany, MASTER HUMPHREY’S CLOCK failed to gain a substantial readership, so the project was quickly abandoned, the story transformed into a serial, and the character of Master Humphrey himself abandoned as a narrator in the midst of THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP. According to Eckel, the work was published in four distinct forms over the course of its creation: in 88 weekly parts, 30 monthly parts, a three-volume edition, and in separately bound volumes of the two stories, "The Old Curiosity Shop" and "Barnaby Rudge." The three volume sets have become scarce indeed, especially so in such a fine state of preservation. According to Eckel, this work was published in four distinct forms: in 88 weekly parts, 30 montly parts, a three-volume edition, and in separately bound volumes of the two stories, "The Old Curiosity Shop" and "Barnably Rudge." "In the latter form," he states, "all the extraneous 'Clock' matter had been expunged, but was retained in the other forms of publication." The three volume sets have become scarce indeed and especially so in such a fine state of preservation. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Full and Accurate Report of the Trial of William P. Darnes, on an

      1841. Rufus Choate's Copy [Trial]. Darnes, William P., Defendant. Nelson, Thomas S., Reporter. A Full and Accurate Report of the Trial of William P. Darnes, On an Indictment Found by the Grand Jury of St. Louis County, At the September Term, 1840, Of the Criminal Court of Said County, On a Charge of Manslaughter in the Third Degree, For the Death of Andrew J. Davis, (Late of Northboro', Mass.) In the City of St. Louis, On the First of June, 1840. Boston: Saxton and Peirce, 1841. 269 pp. Octavo (7-3/4" x 5"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in printed wrappers, untrimmed edges. A few chips to extremities, front joints starting, some wear to foot of spine, interior notably bright. "R. Choate" to head of front wrapper and title page, interior otherwise clean. * Second and final edition. Davis was the well-known owner of a St. Louis newspaper that published several highly critical columns about Darnes, an important local politician. Enraged, Darnes attacked Davis on the street with an iron rod, striking him in the head. Rushed to a hospital, Davis was operated on, but died a few days later. Darnes was indicted. The trial lasted two weeks and engaged some of the best lawyers and medical experts in the area. The case turned on whether Davis died from the blow or his medical treatment. Both sides offered a strong case. In the end Darnes was convicted of fourth-degree manslaughter and fined [1799-1859], the great Massachusetts lawyer and statesman. He was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1831-34, U.S. Senator from 1841-45 and Attorney General of Massachusetts from 1853-54. This case not in McDade. Stevens, St. Louis, The Fourth City, 1764-1911 I:369-70. Catalogue of the Library of the Harvard Law School (1909) II:1057.

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        FINAL REPORT ON THE GEOLOGY OF MASSACHUSETTS IN FOUR PARTS

      1841. HITCHCOCK, Edward. FINAL REPORT ON THE GEOLOGY OF MASSACHUSETTS IN FOUR PARTS: I. ECONOMICAL GEOLOGY. II. SCENOGRAPHICAL GEOLOGY. III. SCIENTIFIC GEOLOGY. IV. ELEMENTARY GEOLOGY. Amherst/Northampton [MA]: J. S. & C. Adams/J. H. Butler, 1841. xii + 831 pp. + 2 maps and 2 plates on India paper, some hand-colored, and 51 plates, some folding. Ex-library, half morocco over marbled paper covered boards, front board nearly detached, rear board fully detached along with rear flyleaf. Usual library markings (none on plates). Color map frontispiece split in several places, but complete. Rear map has more closed tears/splits but is also complete; folding plates that follow have a few small closed tears. Litho plates: A few of the folding plates have dust soil and nicked edges, but overall clean, pleasing and scarce; wonderful images of Western Massachusetts. Text clean, block sound. Outstanding early reference.

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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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        Bernardinu Saimpierru diegemata, etoi Ta kata Paulon kai Birginian, He Indike kalybe, He Lesche tes Surates, kai Periegesis tes Silesias [ Traduction en grec moderne de Paul et Virginie suivi de La chaumière indienne, Le Café de Surate et le Voyage en Silésie ]

      Adelphoi Phirminoi Didotoi [ Firmin Didot Frères ] 1841 - Adelphoi Phirminoi Didotoi [ Firmin Didot Frères, Paris, Athènes ], 1841, 9ff., 375 pp., 2 ff. Très rare exemplaire de la seconde traduction en grec moderne de Bernardin de Saint-Pierre établie par le docteur Nicolas Spyridon Piccolos (l'édition originale, parue chez le même éditeur en petit format, date de 1824). Bon exemplaire (très bon état). "Au nombre des publications grecques que reproduit avec tant de libéralité et de zèle l’honorable librairie de M. Firmin Didot, il en est une qui mérite d’être relevée et où se trouve plus d’une particularité qu’on n’irait pas y chercher. M. le docteur Piccolos a traduit depuis bien des années déjà, Paul et Virginie en grec moderne ; il vient d’en donner une seconde édition fort corrigée et augmentée. Cette traduction ainsi que les autres travaux de M. Piccolos a pour but d’aider à la culture littéraire de ses compatriotes, et de rendre à la langue grecque moderne l’habitude d’exprimer des images et des idées dont elle avait trop perdu le maniement. En s’éloignant de sa source classique et en passant par une sorte de moyen-âge, la langue grecque s’est nécessairement altérée, elle s’est surtout appauvrie ; il s’agit de lui restituer toute son étendue et sa souplesse. M. Piccolos témoin du réveil de l’indépendance, ancien professeur de philosophie à l’académie de Corfou, n’a cessé, pour son compte, de travailler à cette espèce de restitution classique de la plus noble des langues". "Ce que nous avons surtout à relever aujourd’hui dans la seconde édition de son Paul et Virginie, ce sont les notes, les remarques ingénieuses sur l’œuvre même, et quelques points de littérature française véritablement aperçus pour la première fois. Que Bernardin de Saint-Pierre ait eu un très vif sentiment de l’antiquité, c’est ce que tout le monde voit d’abord et ce que tous les critiques ont exprimé ; mais M. Piccolos a curieusement noté toutes les imitations probables que le grand écrivain a faites ou pu faire des passages anciens, et dans le nombre il y en a d’avérées" (Revue des Deux Mondes, 1841, XXVII, 989) Langue: Grec [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Salopia Antiqua

      London and Cambridge, 1841 First edition, one of only a few copies on large paper, imperial 8vo, 640 pp, errata slip tipped in at the back, inserted chromo-lithograph title-p. Heightened in gold, 8 lithograph plates, decorative initials throughout, later full polished tan calf, elaborate gilt spine, quadruple gilt borders on covers, fleurons in the corners, the others uncut, very minor rubbing, (vii), [1], (xxii), 640 pp, 8pl. A lovely copy, nicely bound! (see Allibone, Avery AR42, Dariow, Lowndes 1007) Salopia antiqua, a genuinely original archaeological synopsis which may still be consulted with profit, was founded on an extensive and vigorous exploration of his native county: in 1837 he wrote (to Way) describing long tramps, of 30–50 miles daily, over the Shropshire hills. The book was in some respects pioneering, for example in its inclusion of material on dialect and place names which were anticipations of later, more systematic work by Georgina F. Jackson and others. Much of his work, however, contains errors and internal inconsistencies, and is characterized, according to one modern assessment, by ‘wide learning and shallow scholarship’ (Hunt, 31). See ODNB for a full Bio.

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        Salopia Antiqua, or an Enquiry from Personal Survey into the Druidical, Military, and Other Early Remains in Shropshire and the North Welsh Borders

      London - John W. Parker, 1841 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The first and only edition of this fascinating archaeological synopsis of Shropshire, beautifully illustrated, with an extensive glossary of the local dialect. With Observations upon the Names of Places, and a Glossary of Words Used in the County of Salop. Featuring a chromolithographed title page, decorative head and tail pieces, illuminated capitals and eight further plates. Condition: In contemporary calf binding with gilt design to the front board and spine. Externally, a trifle rubbed with slight wear to the extremities, and minor loss to the spine label. Both hinges are very slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound and extremely bright. Generally clean, although with the odd spot to the first and last pages, as well as some very light off-setting. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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

      Subject: (Galvaniana). Bologna, Tipografia di Emidio dall'Olmo, 1841-42, due volumi in-4to grande, bross. edit. copertine con cornice tipografica inc. pp. (4)-120-505 + (2)-58-(2), con ritratto del Galvani inc. in rame da Marchi su disegno di Spagnoli, facsimile di una lettera dell' autore, 9 tav. f.t. di cui alcune rip. Prima edizione collettiva delle opere, contiene diverse prime edizioni di lavori di Galvani mai pubblicati prima, comprende inoltre importanti lavori di anatomia. Di particolare interesse il commento del Venturoli e del Gherardi.

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        Book of Birds: Edited and Abridged from the Text of Buffon.

      R. Tyas; London. 1841 - Very good. Contemporaneous brown half morocco and green cloth. Gilt lettering and tooling to spine. Moderate wear. Marbled endpapers. Neatly penned contemporaneous gift inscription to free front endpaper verso. Somewhat thumbed with light foxing throughout. All edges gilt. xxxi prelims, 292pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Liga de Ávila o La España en 1520. Escrita en francés por el Conde . y traducida al español por D. C. de G. y F. 1ª edición

      Imp. J. Roca y Suñol, Barcelona 1841 - 8º, 310 p., texto a dos columnas, láminas con grabados. Media piel, hilos dorados. Corte superior dorado. Novela histórica francesa inspirada en hechos acaecidos en la corona de Castilla. Historia de España. Literatura francesa. Novela francesa. Castilla. History of Spain. French literature. French novel. Castile.

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        The Wild Sports of Southern Africa;

      London: Pelham Richardson,, 1841. being the Narrative of an Expedition from the Cape of Good Hope through the Territories of the Chief Moselekatse, to the Tropic of Capricorn. Fourth Edition. Octavo. Original pinkish-brown, finely diapered cloth, title gilt to the spine within an attractively scrolled frame, upper board with a large block of a lion, giraffe, elephant, and wildebeest within an arabesqued foliate panel, bold corner-pieces of similar design in blind, the whole repeated in blind to the lower board, all edges gilt, pale cream surface-paper endpapers. Hand-coloured lithographic frontispiece, vignette half-title, and 24 plates, folding map with route marked in red. The spine sunned, corners a little bumped, some slight spotting to the upper board, hinges tight, plates with very pale browning, and occasional off-set to the tissue-guards, one or two minor spots of foxing , but overall a really very good copy indeed in the attractive original cloth. First published in Bombay in 1838, this edition follows the third, and best, of 1841, having two additional chapters - "giving a full account of the massacre of Retief and his party by Dingan, the fall of Piet Uys …, the death of Maritz, and the annihilation of the Natal settlers." (Mendelssohn) - and 26 "wonderful coloured plates of African game and scenery" (Czech). Harris was commissioned in the Bombay Engineers in 1823, promoted captain in 1834 and major in 1836. Invalided to South Africa for two years, on the voyage out he joined up with Richard Williamson, a Bombay civil servant, deciding to undertake a big game hunting expedition. "Harris journeyed to the Meritsane River where he encountered a herd of quaggas and brindled 'gnoos' he estimated at 15,000 head. He bagged eland and was attacked by lion in the region. Crossing the Mariqua River, he hunted ostrich and white rhinoceros. Entering the Cashan Mountains, he collected elephant, the proceeded to the Limpopo Valley where he hunted buffalo and hippopotamus, with additional sport after giraffe, black rhinoceros, sable, and lion. Harris's work is valuable as it presents a detailed picture of the South African game fields prior to the growing pressure of civilization." Howgego remarks that "Although primarily a hunting expedition, Harris covered much ground not seen before by Europeans, and on his way to the Vaal discovered the source of the Marique River, one of the head-waters of the Limpopo". A really unusually well-preserved copy of this handsome book.

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

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

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