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        Canada in 1837-38, showing, By Historical Facts, the causes of the late attempted revolution, and of its failure; the present condition of the people, and their future prospects, together with the Personal Adventures of the Author, and others who were con

      Philadelphia. Henry F. Anners. & New York. J & H.G. Langley. 1841.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 12mo. 19cm, the first edition, 2 volumes in One, 264 & 316pp., a fine copy rebound in a contemporary style quarter brown calf, gilt ruled raised bands, marbled boards, contemporary circular library stamp on volume two title page, a fine attractively copy, scarce. (cgc) T.P.L. 2217. Gagnon I-3513. Lande 832. Morgan p370. Story p699. Sabin 95297. An interesting first hand account of the 1837 Rebellion in Upper and Lower Canada, and its aftermath. Theller, an American, had practiced medicine in Montreal for several years, and later returned to the United States and joined the American Filibusterers along the Canadian border. He was captured on Lake Erie while in command of a privateer, and was tried and condemned for high treason. The narrative contains considerable detail regarding his trial and imprisonment and his subsequent escape from the Citadel in Quebec, as well as accounts of other rebels and their sympathizers, including Sutherland, Lount, Matthews, Montgomery, Morden, Andeerson, Hunter, Morrison, Durand and Wilfred Nelson. .

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        Ostetricia teorico - pratica del Professore Giovanni Raffaele. Atlante. Parti naturali - Parti artificiali.

      Professore Giovanni Raffaele. Ostetricia Teorico-Pratica Ostetricia Teorico-Pratica del Professore Giovanni Raffaele. Atlante di figure tratte dai più pregiati autori e migliorare secondo i progressi della scienza. Napoli: Stabilimento Tipografico di C. Batelli e Comp., 1841-1843. Prima edizione. Solo il volume dell' atlante che comprende due pagine di frontespizio più una pag. di dedicatoria. (1841 e 1843). In folio. Sessantasei tavole incise. Testo in italiano. Legato in mezza pelle coeva tit.e fregi in oro al dorso, piatti in carta marmorizzata. Legatura un pò sciupata con spellature al dorso e abrasioni ai piatti. Qualche macchia di umido ai margini di qualche tavola, piccolo strappo marginale di due / tre pagine. Per il resto un ottimo interno con tavole luminose e pulite.

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        The Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians Second Series, Vol I and Vol II and the Plate Volume [complete]

      London: John Murray, 1841. First Edition . Original Brown Cloth, Gilt. Very Good +. 9 " Tall. Color and B/W Plates, B/W Figures. Three volumes, complete, in publisher's brown cloth with spine lettered and decorated in gilt, covers decorated in gilt, yellow endpapers. A bright, immaculate set, all gilt brilliant. Rubbing and fraying at all corners of all volumes, a little chipping to spines of all volumes, still bright and clean, hinges tight, contents near fine with latter part of Volume II still unopened [pages attached along top edge], but some foxing in platyes in the Plate Volume. Bookplates of Lt. Col Charles Lygon Cocks of Treverbyn-Vean, who served in the Coldstream Guards, on front pastedowns of all volumes, with his signatures at top of the first free endpapers.

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        The Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians. Second Series, Vol I and Vol II and the Plate Volume [complete]

      John Murray, London 1841 - Three volumes, complete, in publisher's brown cloth with spine lettered and decorated in gilt, covers decorated in gilt, yellow endpapers. A bright, immaculate set, all gilt brilliant. Rubbing and fraying at all corners of all volumes, a little chipping to spines of all volumes, still bright and clean, hinges tight, contents near fine with latter part of Volume II still unopened [pages attached along top edge], but some foxing in platyes in the Plate Volume. Bookplates of Lt. Col Charles Lygon Cocks of Treverbyn-Vean, who served in the Coldstream Guards, on front pastedowns of all volumes, with his signatures at top of the first free endpapers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Portrait photograph by Eugene Pirou. Framed

      Galerie Contemporaine - Woodburytype portrait photograph by Eugène Pirou (1841-1909). [Paris:] Galerie Contemporaine, n.d. [between 1876 and 1884]. Archivally matted and framed; frame measures 415 x 335 mm. Fine. A handsome half-length portrait of Pasteur in middle age, showing him seated at a table. The photograph appeared in Vol. 8 of the Galerie Contemporaine, a series of woodburytype photographs issued in installments between 1876 and 1884 and later assembled into volumes; it was "the most impressive set of celebrity portraits published in nineteenth-century France, forming a vital visual record of the leading figures who shaped public life, in science and politics as well as the arts, during the Second Empire and the emergent Third Republic" (Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography I, p. 567). Pirou, the photographer, is also known for having made one of the earliest pornographic films, "Le Coucher de la Mariée" (1896).

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        The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

      Robert Cadel, Einburgh 1841 - !841. First thus. 8vo. viii, 823 [1]pp. Full vellum with morocco onlays, smooth spine, morocco title label to head of spine with morocco place & date label to foot. Spine with onlaid flowers and gilt stems, covers with triple fillet border and dog-tooth rolls surrounding a frame made up of onlaid flowers and gilt stems, edges and inner dentelles with gilt rolls, all edge gilt and gauffered. Endpapers with small gilt stars. A very attractive bindong by John Wright of Noel Street, London. Engraved title, facsimile letter (fold-out) and twenty-three full page steel engravings. Very good. Rebacked with original spine laid on. Lightly rubbed to extremities, possibly lacking one or two of the flower onlays. Inner joints reinforced. Internally bright and clean. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reports from the Select Committee on South Australia; together with the Minutes of Evidence, Appendix, and Index. [Comprising the] First Report ... 9th March 1841 [and the] Second Report ... 10th March 1841

      London, 'Communicated by the Commons to the Lords', and 'Ordered to be printed 21st June 1841'. Foolscap folio, [ii], 8 (last page blank) pages [First Report] and xl, 272, x, 358 (appendix), 58 (index) pages plus 4 large folding hand-coloured maps (including 3 by John Arrowsmith - see below) [Second Report]. Relatively modern half calf and cloth (by Morrell of London), retaining both front and rear original printed blue wrappers; leather very slightly rubbed at the extremities, with a light tidemark to the foot of the spine; front wrapper very slightly marked; minor offsetting to the maps, with an expert repair to a very short tear near the stub of the last one; essentially a fine uncut copy - it is difficult to imagine a better one turning up. Great Britain and Ireland Parliamentary Paper 174 of 1841 (the House of Lords issue, Ferguson 3221 [with minor pagination errors] - see also Ferguson 3218 and 3219). 'This Report contains very complete information regarding the Colony from its foundation [in 1836] to 1841' (Ferguson 3219, referring to the Second Report). Wakefield's self-supporting system of colonization, administered by the South Australian Colonization Commission, failed and the commission was dissolved in January 1840. 'The new board of three salaried commissioners slowly became aware that the colony's funds in London were rapidly dwindling. After months of inexcusable procrastination they had no choice but to throw the colony on the mercies of the Colonial Office. Nevertheless the blame of their own shortcomings and extravagance was placed squarely on [Governor] Gawler for his irregularities, "reckless" expenditure and alleged grave errors of judgment.' The imperial parliament accepted the select committee's recommendations and took control of the colony's affairs. Although the select committee had refused to condemn Gawler and reported that 'even his severest critics had suggested no way in which Gawler's expenditure might have been significantly reduced', he was abandoned as the scapegoat and after his recall in May 1841, he was never again to find public employment (Australian Dictionary of Biography). The maps are (1) Plan of the District of Adelaide, shewing the application of the Running Survey to that locality (Water Sections coloured) (approximately 500 x 600 mm) and (2) The District of Adelaide, South Australia; As divided into Country Sections. From the Trigonometrical Surveys of Colonel Light ... (500 x 600 mm); (3) The Maritime Portion of South Australia, from Capn. Flinders and the more recent Surveys made by the Survr. Genl. of the Colonies (620 x 500 mm) and (4) Map shewing the Special Survey in South Australia, to the Eastward of the Gulf of St Vincent (515 x 600 mm). From the notable collection of Rodney Davidson, with his bookplate on the front pastedown.

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        Portrait photograph by Eugene Pirou. Framed

      Galerie Contemporaine. Woodburytype portrait photograph by Eugčne Pirou (1841-1909). [Paris:] Galerie Contemporaine, n.d. [between 1876 and 1884]. Archivally matted and framed; frame measures 415 x 335 mm. Fine. A handsome half-length portrait of Pasteur in middle age, showing him seated at a table. The photograph appeared in Vol. 8 of the Galerie Contemporaine, a series of woodburytype photographs issued in installments between 1876 and 1884 and later assembled into volumes; it was "the most impressive set of celebrity portraits published in nineteenth-century France, forming a vital visual record of the leading figures who shaped public life, in science and politics as well as the arts, during the Second Empire and the emergent Third Republic" (Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography I, p. 567). Pirou, the photographer, is also known for having made one of the earliest pornographic films, "Le Coucher de la Mariée" (1896).

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        Map of the State of New York and the Surrounding Country

      Stone & Clark, Ithaca 1841 - Double-page engraved map, period hand colouring. Sheet size: 21 1/2 x 28 1/4 inches. Minor repair along lower centerfold. A fine map from a rare edition of Burr's Atlas of the State of New York: the first atlas devoted exclusively to New York State and an important milestone in the history of American cartography First published in 1829, Burr's atlas was financed by and under the auspices of the Legislature of the State of New York, and was drawn by Burr from the official surveys conducted by the Surveyor General's Office of the State. Burr's atlas was only the second atlas to be devoted to a single state, preceded only by Robert Mill's Atlas of South Carolina. The present general map of the state is from the rare third edition of 1841, published in Ithaca.

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        BIBLIOGRAPHIE UNIVERSELLE ou DICTIONNAIRE HISTORIQUE contenant la nécrologie des hommes célèbres de tous les pays, des articles consacrés à lhistoire générale des peuples, aux batailles mémorables, aux grands évènements politiques, aux diverses sectes religieuses, etc. , etc. depuis le commencement du monde jusquà nos jours par une société de gens de lettres sous la direction de M. Weiss, bibliothécaire à Besançon. Nouvelle édition - (Complète en 6 volumes).

      - PARIS - Furne et Cie, 1841. Complet en 6 volumes - 768-768-640-640-696 et 640 pages. Demi reliure en cuir, petits frottés et petites épidermures. Légères rousseurs. Bon état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beitrag zur Untersuchung des äusseren Gehörganges. Mitgetheilt vom Hofmed. Dr. Hoffmann in Burg Steinfurt (pp.10-14, 1 lith. Taf. mit 5 Abb.)

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

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        Die Stadt Pirna und ihre Merkwürdigkeiten. 1. Jahrgang in 12 Lieferungen mit 36 Lithographien.

      Pirna Verlag vom Verfasser 1841 - 118 S., 4°. Leinenband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Einband beschabt und angeschmutzt, Innenfalze nicht ganz fachmännisch verstärkt, Papier gebräunt, und stellenweise angeschmutzt, Lithographien teilweise mit Einrissen, bzw. rückseitig geklebt Sprache: Deutsch 750 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dioptrische untersuchungen [WITH] Beitrage zur Theorie der algebraischen Gleichungen.

      Göttingen Dieterichschen & 1849 1841 - First editions. 2 works in 1, 4to., 34; 34 pp., 1 lithograph plate, first title laid down, light browning throughout, old marbled boards, rebacked, paper label to upper cover. Gauss (1777-1855) ranks, together with Archimedes and Newton, as one of the greatest geniuses in the history of mathematics. In the first work, Gauss gives the first systematic analysis on the formation of images under a paraxial approximation (Gaussian optics) Among his results, Gauss showed that under a paraxial approximation an optical system can be characterised by its cardinal points and he derived the Gaussian lens formula. This was Gauss's last significant scientific contribution and has been called his greatest work by his scientific biographer Clemens Schafer. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Niagara Falls, by Lucas Weber. hand coloured aquatint,

      published by Ackermann & Co., London[1841]. - 35.5x 44.5cm, (14"x 17 «in). Very good to fine.

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        Österreichische Burgen. Im Auftrage Sr. Durchlaucht des regierenden Fürsten Johann von und zu Liechtenstein und Sr. Excellenz des Grafen Hans Wilczek. Erster bis achter Theil [= komplett].

      4. VII (Vorw.), 1 nn. Bl., 247 S. mit 262 Abb. VI, 268 S. mit 276 Abb. VI, 252 S. mit 255 Abb. VI, 252 S. mit 260 Abb. IV, 226 S. V, 228 S. mit 246 Abb. VIII, 228 S. mit 252 Abb. VIII, 228 S. mit 235 Abb. u. e. Schlussabhandlung (Ss.196-226). Private spätere Leineneinbände, erster Band i. HLn., Deckel d. ersten Bandes mit dem aufkaschierten Broschürenumschlag leicht berieben u., Ecken leicht bestoßen. Vorderer Falz d. 4. Bandes angeplatzt. Titelbll. mit altem Besitzvermerk (Bleistift). Innen altersbedingt gebräunt u. stellenweise leicht fleckig, sonst gut erhalten. Erste Ausgabe. Vgl. Kosch XI/ 1325. Otto Piper (1841-1921) studierte zunächst Jus in München und war als Anwalt tätig, ehe er ab den 1890er Jahren als Privatier zahlreiche historische und burgenkundliche Werke verfasste. Er gilt als Begründer der wissenschaftlichen Burgenkunde und Burgenforschung.

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        Portrait photograph by Eugene Pirou. Framed

      Galerie Contemporaine. Woodburytype portrait photograph by Eugčne Pirou (1841-1909). [Paris:] Galerie Contemporaine, n.d. [between 1876 and 1884]. Archivally matted and framed; frame measures 415 x 335 mm. Fine. A handsome half-length portrait of Pasteur in middle age, showing him seated at a table. The photograph appeared in Vol. 8 of the Galerie Contemporaine, a series of woodburytype photographs issued in installments between 1876 and 1884 and later assembled into volumes; it was "the most impressive set of celebrity portraits published in nineteenth-century France, forming a vital visual record of the leading figures who shaped public life, in science and politics as well as the arts, during the Second Empire and the emergent Third Republic" (Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography I, p. 567). Pirou, the photographer, is also known for having made one of the earliest pornographic films, "Le Coucher de la Mariée" (1896).

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        Essays

      Boston: James Munroe and Company,, 1841. Duodecimo. Original purple cloth, spine lettered in gilt and blocked in blind, sides blocked in blind, yellow coated endpapers (BAL's binding E). Spine caps worn, endpapers oxidised, still a very good copy. First edition, published in March 1841. BAL notes six different bindings: "The sequence has not been determined and the order of presentation is almost purely arbitrary".

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        [Myn] Ujthangbord als burger en boekverkooper in de Hoochstraat te Dokkom, alwaar het caartspel en ergernissen bejde ten toon staan. No pl., 1695.

      Modern boards. 8°: 24 pp. The titlepage has etchings of both sides of a sign: on one side the bible and on the other a hand with playing cards. In the text an etching showing four heads of state playing cards over Europe. Rare poem about card playing. The author was a bookseller in Dokkum (Frisia), whose bookshop had this sign. People on their way to the church saw the bible, and when they returned they saw the playing cards. See J.W. de Crane, Letter- en geschiedkundige verzameling van eenige biogr. bijdr. en berichten (Leeuwarden 1841), p. 38 e.v. B0004.

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        Sefer Zicaron. The Jewish Chronicle. First Series.

      I. Vallentine W. Brittain London 12 November to 15 April 1842 1841 - Quarto. 140 pp., a bit browned. Bound in recent grey cloth. The first 24 issues of the Jewish Chronicle. The Jewish Chronicle is the U.K's oldest Jewish weekly newspaper. It was established in 1841 and published every Friday (except for Jewish holiday Fridays, in which case it is published earlier in the week). The first issue, as well as the first volume, of the Jewish Chronicle are extremely rare. Copies held in its editorial offices and in the Mocatta Library were completely destroyed in 1941 during the London blitz. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Punch and London Charivari. Volume the First [to] Volume 25 [a uniformly-bound run of the first 25 bi-annual volumes, bound as 13]

      London, Punch, 1841 to 1853. Quarto, thirteen volumes, approximately 260-280 pages with numerous illustrations per volume. Uniform contemporary half morocco and marbled papered boards, with the spines decorated and lettered in gilt; covers a little rubbed, with a few minor blemishes; trifling signs of use and age to the text, but overall an excellent run of the first 25 volumes. Attention all 'Flashman' fans! George Macdonald Fraser (1925-2008) 'rightly prided himself on his command of 19th-century trivia and slang, often drawn from contemporary issues of "Punch"' (from his obituary in 'The Telegraph', 3 January 2008). The first Flashman book is set between 1839 and 1842, and the series then progresses chronologically through the period of this run of 'Punch'.

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        Elenco dei nobili, e titolati delle Venete provincie.

      Venice, Francesco Andreola, 1841. - Folio (240 x 330 mm). 103, (1) pp. Original endpapers bound as wrappers without spine. Rare directory of the nobility of the provinces in the Kingdom of Veneto, at the time of publication a part of the Austrian Empire. OCLC lists a single copy (in the collection of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta), to which ICCU adds six copies in Italian libraries. - Sewing slightly loosened in places, but well preserved. OCLC 642899600. ICCU VIA\0071722 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        MAP OF CHINA COMPILED FORM ORIGINAL SURVEYS AND SKETCHES.

      - London ca.[1841], Wyld. A large copper-engraved,hand colored articulating map, 21 panels, linen cloth backed,in excellent condition, contained in the original red cloth-covered slip- case, with original label, opens to 87.2 x 65.8 cm.R A R E ! WHO WAS JAMES WYLD THE CARTOGRAPHER: . James WYLD the Younger [1812 -1887], was the leading cartographer during the Victorian Age, and he was also appointed "Geographer to the Queen," per the annotation to this map. He was located at Charring Cross East, London. See below for more about Wyld. * THIS IS A LARGE ARTICULATING MAP OF CHINA & SURROUNDING AREA . This is an excellent example of the 'large format' folding map of China. This consists of seven individual map parts to make a single large map. Each part is hand-colored, showing each province in a different color. The water, ocean is in a pale blue. The work is copper-etched printed. In the lower right is a cartouche, showing author, title, miles, British miles and Chinese Li [Chinese miles]. The work is clean and solid without any blemishes. The map displays from just above 40 degrees North, to just below 20 degrees south; from just before 100 degrees west to just past 125 degrees east. . Included in this map from the left is Singpho's Tributary to Birmah, Birmah, Tibet, source of the Hwang Ho [Yellow or the Yangtze River]. . All of the Chinese provinces: Tsing-Hai [Qing hai], Desert of Shammo or Gobi, Sihai or Koko Nor/Blue Lake, Yunnan, Szechuan. Kansu, Hirat Toumei [at the top], Ottous, Chensi, Kweichow, Kwangse, Annam, Hainan, Kwangtung, Honan, Houpe, Honan, Chansi, Petch Li, Chantong, Nganhoei, Kiangsi, Fuhkien, Tche-Kiang and at the top and right: Leao Tong. . COREA, LOO CHOO ISLANDS, FORMOSA, TIBET, BURMA, MONGOLIA, TAIWAN, and related areas: . Showing all of Corea, The Yellow sea and to the far right, Kiusiu [Kyushu, Japan], Quelpart Island [Korea], Loo Choo Islands [Okinawa], Madjicosemah [Tributary to Loo choo Islands], Formosa or Tai Ouan Island, Piscadores, Banks of Formosa, Formosa Channel and the Bashee & Babuyan Islands [Philippines], below that to the tip of Luzon, and the [South] China sea. *** CONDITION: . THE MAP: The map is in original and excellent condition. The whole map is linen cloth backed, with very clean white cloth. The hand-coloring is beautifully applied and done in the period of the map. . *** THE SLIP CASE: . The map folds down to be 12.5 x 21.5 cm., and has two back sides in the same red cloth as the matching red cloth covered slip case has. These two cloth covers are in bright, original condition. These two red cloth panels have four small dark 'thumb pull' marks, where the case is indented to allow the fingers to pull it out of its case. The map has been inserted in both direction, leaving a small darkened thumb pull at teach end, else very clean and solid. . The red cloth-covered slip case matches the above red cloth panels. The slip case is solid. It has the original exterior paper label laid down to the front cover. This label has been exposed as usual, it has some minor dustiness, two small part missing, a couple of nicks here & there, by and large very good. . There are two ink signatures on the slipcase cover label at the top and bottom, reading: . a. Mrs. A.E. Tollemache a relation to Baron Tollemache. b. Alan Sillitoe [1928-2010] a famous British writer. . Please see below for more information on these two famous previous owners. *** . MORE ABOUT JAMES WYLD, THE CARTOGRAPHER: . The Wyld family were the most famous cartographers in Britain since the 18th century. James [the elder] and his son, James [the younger] published a large number of reliable maps for the Queen, documenting the lands of the Empire, and especially in the case of Hong Kong, maps of newly acquired lands. . This current map and others about China were drawn up by Wyld to illustrated to the Queen, British economic activity, as well as to document new lands acquired after the First Opium War [1839-42, when the crown acquir

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        WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON. NINTH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. BORN FEB. 9TH 1773. INAUGURATED MARCH 4TH. DIED APRIL 4TH 1841. HIS LAST WORDS: "I WISH YOU TO UNDERSTAND THE TRUE PRINCIPLES OF THE GOVERNMENT. I WISH THEM CARRIED OUT. I ASK NOTHING MORE"

      Printed by Charles Thomas. Published by Charles A, Wakefield. No. 56 Cornhill.,, Boston: 1841 - Engraving by O. Pelton and D. Kimberly, from a painting by A.G. Hoit in 1840. 15-1/4" x 19". Printed on thick paper. Light wear, Very Good. A rare, engraved half length image of William Henry Harrison wearing a dark suit. Atop the portrait are vignettes of the Battle at Tippecanoe and the Battle of the Thames. At bottom is a scene of Harrison's house in North Bend, Ohio. The side borders depict flags and armor. With a facsimile of Harrison's signature. Wreaths in the bottom corners show the Capitol and the White House.Stauffer, American Engravers on Copper and Steel 2496. OCLC 566983246 [1- AAS], 908820108 [1- Library of Congress] [as of January 2016].

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        PROUT'S MICROCOSM The Artist's Sketch-book of Groups of Figures, Shipping, And other Picturesque Objects. By Samuel Prout, F.S.A. Painter in Water Colours in Ordinary to Her Majesty and His Royal Highness Prince Albert.

      Original blind stamped cloth with gilt titles. titles and decoration to spine. The Microcosm, was a drawing book for the use of students and artists in practising groups of people and maritime scenes for compositional ideas. Also included is an additional engraved page with 4 views entitled "Baptistry, Cromless & Cottages near St Austell". This engraving was published in July 1811 by T. Palser. loose engraving 50cm x 35cm.Samuel Prout (1783-1852) was a water colour painter, print artist and a pioneer of lithography. From 1819-29 he toured extensively in France, the Low Countries and Italy and sketches in this volume reflect these visits including Normandy and Venice. Prout's draughtsmanship was admired by Ruskin who praised him in Modern Painters and The Stones of Venice. According to COPAC these plates were first issued as part works in 1822, but this 1841 volume was the first full edition in book form.

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        MAP OF CHINA COMPILED FORM ORIGINAL SURVEYS AND SKETCHES.

      London ca.[1841], Wyld. A large copper-engraved,hand colored articulating map, 21 panels, linen cloth backed,in excellent condition, contained in the original red cloth-covered slip- case, with original label, opens to 87.2 x 65.8 cm.R A R E ! WHO WAS JAMES WYLD THE CARTOGRAPHER: . James WYLD the Younger [1812 -1887], was the leading cartographer during the Victorian Age, and he was also appointed "Geographer to the Queen," per the annotation to this map. He was located at Charring Cross East, London. See below for more about Wyld. * THIS IS A LARGE ARTICULATING MAP OF CHINA & SURROUNDING AREA . This is an excellent example of the 'large format' folding map of China. This consists of seven individual map parts to make a single large map. Each part is hand-colored, showing each province in a different color. The water, ocean is in a pale blue. The work is copper-etched printed. In the lower right is a cartouche, showing author, title, miles, British miles and Chinese Li [Chinese miles]. The work is clean and solid without any blemishes. The map displays from just above 40 degrees North, to just below 20 degrees south; from just before 100 degrees west to just past 125 degrees east. . Included in this map from the left is Singpho's Tributary to Birmah, Birmah, Tibet, source of the Hwang Ho [Yellow or the Yangtze River]. . All of the Chinese provinces: Tsing-Hai [Qing hai], Desert of Shammo or Gobi, Sihai or Koko Nor/Blue Lake, Yunnan, Szechuan. Kansu, Hirat Toumei [at the top], Ottous, Chensi, Kweichow, Kwangse, Annam, Hainan, Kwangtung, Honan, Houpe, Honan, Chansi, Petch Li, Chantong, Nganhoei, Kiangsi, Fuhkien, Tche-Kiang and at the top and right: Leao Tong. . COREA, LOO CHOO ISLANDS, FORMOSA, TIBET, BURMA, MONGOLIA, TAIWAN, and related areas: . Showing all of Corea, The Yellow sea and to the far right, Kiusiu [Kyushu, Japan], Quelpart Island [Korea], Loo Choo Islands [Okinawa], Madjicosemah [Tributary to Loo choo Islands], Formosa or Tai Ouan Island, Piscadores, Banks of Formosa, Formosa Channel and the Bashee & Babuyan Islands [Philippines], below that to the tip of Luzon, and the [South] China sea. *** CONDITION: . THE MAP: The map is in original and excellent condition. The whole map is linen cloth backed, with very clean white cloth. The hand-coloring is beautifully applied and done in the period of the map. . *** THE SLIP CASE: . The map folds down to be 12.5 x 21.5 cm., and has two back sides in the same red cloth as the matching red cloth covered slip case has. These two cloth covers are in bright, original condition. These two red cloth panels have four small dark 'thumb pull' marks, where the case is indented to allow the fingers to pull it out of its case. The map has been inserted in both direction, leaving a small darkened thumb pull at teach end, else very clean and solid. . The red cloth-covered slip case matches the above red cloth panels. The slip case is solid. It has the original exterior paper label laid down to the front cover. This label has been exposed as usual, it has some minor dustiness, two small part missing, a couple of nicks here & there, by and large very good. . There are two ink signatures on the slipcase cover label at the top and bottom, reading: . a. Mrs. A.E. Tollemache a relation to Baron Tollemache. b. Alan Sillitoe [1928-2010] a famous British writer. . Please see below for more information on these two famous previous owners. *** . MORE ABOUT JAMES WYLD, THE CARTOGRAPHER: . The Wyld family were the most famous cartographers in Britain since the 18th century. James [the elder] and his son, James [the younger] published a large number of reliable maps for the Queen, documenting the lands of the Empire, and especially in the case of Hong Kong, maps of newly acquired lands. . This current map and others about China were drawn up by Wyld to illustrated to the Queen, British economic activity, as well as to document new lands acquired after the First Opium War [1839-42, when the crown acquired Hong Kong. . Hong Kong's territory was acquired from three separate treaties: the Treaty of Nanking in 1842, the Treaty of Beijing in 1860, and The Convention for the Extension of Hong Kong Territory in 1898, which gave the UK the control of Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, the area south of Boundary Street,, and the New Territories: area north of Boundary Street and south of the Shenzhen River, and outlying islands. *** GEOGRAPHICAL FEATURES: Other geographic features are cited such as the Great Wall, Imperial Canal, mines, forests, mineral resources, as well as a table which provides size and population of each province *** THE EDITIONS . The First Edition of this map was issued in 1840, with a spelling error of "Heong Kong." The present 'revised & corrected edition' changed to read correctly: "Hong Kong." *** TITLES OF OTHER MAPS BY WYLD: On the back is a pasted list of other map titles by Wyld, showing size, world geographic area, and map format. . REFERENCES: Harvard Business School [HBS] holds a copy: Color illustration posted to: http://www.library.hbs.edu/hc/heard/doing-business-with-chin a.html * Google: https://books.google.com/books?id=YcRLAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA186&lpg= PA186&dq=WYLD,+James.+MAP+OF+CHINA+COMPILED+FORM+ORIGINAL+SU RVEYS+AND+SKETCHES.&source=bl&ots=X9muFnCP5y&sig=mLCnX6sZaxU mkvosN_sbUxkQS-w&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwim1O-ei-fKAhUW-GMKHZ3 HDJgQ6AEIJDAC#v=onepage&q=WYLD%2C%20James.%20MAP%20OF%20CHIN A%20COMPILED%20FORM%20ORIGINAL%20SURVEYS%20AND%20SKETCHES.&f =false * Journal of Manchester Geographical Soc.: https://books.google.com/books?id=_bYIAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA507&lpg= PA507&dq=WYLD,+James.+MAP+OF+CHINA+COMPILED+FROM+ORIGINAL+SU RVEYS+AND+SKETCHES.&source=bl&ots=hdRWsCDVfQ&sig=SJ3UE2U6sf7 aIoB598-NAyMp2dI&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjo5a2VlefKAhUJ6WMKHVI YBkEQ6AEIODAH#v=onepage&q=WYLD%2C%20James.%20MAP%20OF%20CHIN A%20COMPILED%20FROM%20ORIGINAL%20SURVEYS%20AND%20SKETCHES.&f =false * https://books.google.com/books?id=RwQpAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA199&lpg= PA199&dq=WYLD,+James.+MAP+OF+CHINA+COMPILED+FROM+ORIGINAL+SU RVEYS+AND+SKETCHES.&source=bl&ots=658JcaBqlM&sig=B6Ng2MpNK6r zUtfdw3eX-ii4cjk&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjo5a2VlefKAhUJ6WMKHVI YBkEQ6AEIPTAJ#v=onepage&q=WYLD%2C%20James.%20MAP%20OF%20CHIN A%20COMPILED%20FROM%20ORIGINAL%20SURVEYS%20AND%20SKETCHES.&f =false *** British Library Map Collection: 1841: http://explore.bl.uk/primo_library/libweb/action/display.do? tabs=moreTab&ct=display&fn=search&doc=BLL01004969404&indx=1& recIds=BLL01004969404&recIdxs=0&elementId=0&renderMode=poppe dOut&displayMode=full&frbrVersion=&dscnt=0&tab=local_tab&dst mp=1454902636560&vl(freeText0)=james%20wyld%3A%20map%20of%20 china&vid=BLVU1&mode=Basic * Harvard Map Library: 1840 With "Hong Kong" so named. http://vc.lib.harvard.edu/vc/deliver/vcFullRecord?collection =maps&_collection=maps&inoId=2505&numCount=11&dispQry=wyld,% 20james%20in%20(Name/Creator)%20&searchHistoryNumber=2&recor dNumber=3&method=view&searchtype=reissue * Alan Sillitoe: https://www.google.com/search?q=Alan+Sillitoe&oq=Alan+Sillit oe&aqs=chrome..69i57.1503j0j8&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=122&ie=U TF-8 * Mrs. A.E. Tollemache: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baron_Tollemache *** .

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        The Book Of Archery, Being The Complete History And Practice Of The Art, Ancient And Modern, Interspersed With Numerous Interesting Anecdotes, And An Account Of The Existing Toxophilite Societies

      Henry G Bohn, London 1841 - Pp. Xxiii, 456, 15 Plates, Engraved Extra Illustrated Title Page Dated 1845, 24 Plates, Engraved On Steel By W. H.Brookethird Edition (Title Page Dated 1841, Engraved Title Dated 1845). Full Green Morocco, Morocco Spine Label, Spine Elaborately Gilt In All Compartments, Boards With Gilt Floral Design With Double Gilt Borders, Edges Gilt, Turns Elaborately Gilt, Marbled Endpapers, All Edges Of Page Block Also Gilt. Light Rubbing, No Fraying Or Tears, Some Browning To Spine, Pages Clean With Slight Aging. Gift Inscription To Someone Graduating Eton In 1861, From Two Friends. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Biographien Geisteskranker in ihrer physiologischen Entwicklung.

      Berlin, Verlag von E.H. Schroeder, 1841, 8, XVI, 222 pp. mit 11 ganzseitigen lithograph. Taf., Pappband der Zeit. Erste und einzige Ausgabe eines der schönsten deutschen Abbildungswerke zur Psychiatrie aus der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts, mit eindrucksvollen, künstlerischen Darstellungen. Ideler war Leiter der Irrenabteilung an der Charité in Berlin. Er hat sich in diesem Werk die Aufgabe gestellt, den "psychologischen Entwickelungsgang des Seelenleidens einzelner merkwürdiger Geisteskranken näher zu bezeichnen". "Wirklich ist auch die Physiognomie der Wahnsinnigen ein treuer Spiegel ihrer Seele, drückt viele tief in derselben verborgenen Vorgänge auf eine der Feder unnachahmliche Weise aus". Die Erscheinung des bekannten Berliner Kliniker Carl Wilhelm Ideler (1795-1860) ist aus dem geistigen Leben der Berliner Humboldtzeit nicht fortzudenken und gilt mit diesem Werk als "Begründer einer vertieften biographisch-psychogenetischen Betrachtungsweise." Balmer, Gesch. Psyh., p.257First and only edition. K.W. Ideler, a German pioneer psychiatrist, was chief of the Berlin Charité for twenty-eight years. "He published a series of clinical histories (Biographien Geisteskranker) which are full of psychological details and which reveal that he was an excellent psychological observer." Zilboorg - A work equally interesting of its contents and its illustrations. - Leibbrand-Wettly, Der Wahnsinn, 499-505 Hunter-Macalpine, p.1016 Zilboorg, pp.475-76 Kirchhoff I, pp.152-57 Ellenberger pp.211 ff.

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        Exemplar aus dem Besitz von Admiral Tegetthoff

      [TEGETTHOFF, Wilhelm von]; HARTMANN, Carl: Die Wunder der Erdrinde. Gemeinfaßliche Darstellung der Geologie und Mineralogie. 2 Aufl. Mit 384 Abb. auf 24 lithograf. Taf. Stuttgart: Scheible 1841. 8°. Privater Halblederband des 19. Jh. mit Lederrücken und -kanten sowie mit aus blau-schwarzem Steinmarmor-Papier überzogenen Deckeln. Zweite Aufl. des zuerst 1838 erschienenen, umfangreichen geologischen und mineralogischen Fachbuchs des deutschen Mineralogen, Hütteningenieurs und Fachschriftstellers Carl Friedrich Alexander Hartmann (1796-1863), im Titel als »Seitenstück« zur 5. Aufl. von Hoffmanns im gleichen Verlag veröffentlichten Handbuch »Die Erde und ihre Bewohner« angekündigt. Die kräftig und sauber lithografierten Tafeln zeigen die Eisschmelze auf Gletschern, Vulkanausbrüche, fossile Funde (Tierknochen, Muscheln, Schnecken), die Krystallographie von Mineralien, Illustrationen zum Behelf der angewandten Geologie für Ackerbau, die Errichtung von Bergwerken, Straßen, Kanälen, Brunnen etc. Vorliegendes Exemplar stammt ursprünglich aus dem Besitz des Kommandanten der österreichisch-ungarischen Kriegsmarine, Vizeadmiral Wilhelm von Tegetthoff (1827-71). Auf dem vorderen Vorsatz recto befindet sich der mit Tinte geschriebene Namenszug Tegetthoffs, und auch ein Vorbesitzer, ein Neffe von Tegetthoffs Vertrautem Georg Ritter von Leitgeb, weist in einem auf der Innenseite des Vorderdeckels eingeklebten, mit Bleistift verfassten dreiseitigen Brief, der an einen mit diesem Exemplar im Jahr 1906 beschenkten »Herbert« gerichtet ist, auf diesen Umstand hin: »Das Ihnen mit d. Post gesandte Buch hat mein Onkel Oberst Georg v. Leitgeb als ex Kommandant der Marine-Artillerie vom Admiralen Tegetthoff erhalten. Tegetthoff war mit uns. Familie eng befreundet & habe ich das Buch nach dem Tod des Onkels geerbt. Auf der ersten Seite finden Sie den eigenhändigen Namenszug des Admirales.« Oberstleutnant Georg Ritter von Leitgeb war erfolgreicher Kommandant der Strandbatterie bei der italienischen Blockade von Triest (1848) und der Marine-Artillerie bei der Verteidigung von Venedig (1859) gewesen, gehörte später dem Generalstab an, und wurde schließlich von seinem Freund Tegetthoff als Professor für Mathematik und Physik an die Marine-Akademie von Triest bzw. Fiume berufen. Lederrücken stellenweise gebrochen, abgesplittert und berieben, Einbandeckeln etwas berieben, teils gering stockfleckig, insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar dieses Werks, mit einer militärhistorisch äußerst interessanten Provenienz. Zimmermann, Franz X.: Otto von Leitgeb. Eine Studie. In: 61. Jahresbericht über das Schuljahr 1910-1911 des Staatsgymnasiums in Görtz. Görtz: Selbstvlg. 1911, Ss. 2-91, hier: S. 9f. (zu Leitgeb).

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        Grammaire égyptienne, ou Principes généraux de l'écriture sacrée égyptienne appliquée à la représentation de la langue parlée, (.) ; publiée sur le manuscrit autographe, par l'ordre de M. Guizot, ministre de l'Instruction publique.

      Paris, Typographie de Firmin Didot frères, 1836 [mars 1841], - in-4, [4] ff. n. ch. (faux-titre & titre, dédicace à Silvestre de Sacy, lettre de Silvestre de Sacy à Champollion-Figeac), XXIII-555 pp., avec de nombreux idéogrammes dans le texte, demi-percaline Bradel violine, dos lisse orné de filets dorés (rel. de la fin du XIXe s.). Un coin abîmé, mais bon exemplaire. Edition originale posthume, procurée par le frère de l'égyptologue, Jean-Jacques Champolllion-Figeac, comme beaucoup de textes de Jean-François, mort prématurément en 1832. L'impression, d'après le manuscrit laissé par l'auteur et acquis par l'Etat, en a été très soignée, mêlant typographie et lithographie en noir et en rouge (pour la reproduction des hiéroglyphes). C'est d'ailleurs cette particularité qui explique les cinq années nécessitées par la production de l'ouvrage (si la date de l'adresse porte 1836, l'achevé d'imprimer du colophon est de mars 1841) : Firmin Didot frères furent en effet confrontés au problème de la reproduction des idéogrammes insérés dans le texte ; les éditeurs eurent alors l'idée d'imprimer les deux premiers tiers de l'ouvrage (pp. 1-376) grâce à une technique orginale qui consistait à reporter sur une pierre lithographique le texte imprimé et à dessiner les hiéroglyphes sur cette même pierre, dans des intervalles réservés à l'avance. Les difficultés inhérentes à ce procédé les contraignirent à changer de technique en cours d'impression, et le dernier tiers de l'ouvrage fut réalisé en typographie traditionnelle, les hiéroglyphes seuls étant lithographiés au cours d'un second passage des feuillets. Hage Chahine, 888. Gay 1729. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Sketches of Indian Character: Being a Brief Survey of the Principal Features of Character Exhibited by the North American Indians: Illustrating the Aphorism of the Socialists, That "Man is the Creature of Circumstances."

      - Leed, Joshua Hobson, 1841. 8vo. Drab interim wrappers of the 19th century; pp. 64; apart trom light toning and very few faint spots, a very good copy. Very rare first edition of this essay on North American Indians in relation with the Whites, written by a radical socialist and schoolmaster from Lancashire. Bailey expresses the belief that 'The "pale faces" are always dangerous to the man of America … Brandy, Small Pox, and the Gospel, are the three principal blessings we have given to the red men. The whites must abandon their own vices before they can expect to civilize the Aborigines of America' (end of text). Not in Sabin or Field. COPAC locates only two copies, in the British Library, and at Bristol University.~i~ [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions.

      London: Richard Bentley,, 1841. 3 volumes, octavo (228 x 140 mm). Original brown cloth, spines lettered in gilt and ruled in blind, boards elaborately decorated in blind, yellow endpapers, uncut edges. Frontispieces with tissue guards to each volume and 2 engraved portrait plates to volume 3. Bookseller's ticket to front pastedown of volume I, bookplates of Sir Robert Peel of Drayton Manor to each front pastedown. Cloth sunned, spine rolled, ends and corners bumped, short split to front joint of vol. 3, inner hinges cracked but firm, plates a little foxed as usual, overall a very good set. First edition, from the library of Prime Minister Sir Robert Peel. In 1851 Mackay provided the fourth volume for W. Cooke Taylor's biography, Life and Times of Sir Robert Peel, and it is possible that Sir Robert acquired this copy at that time. Mackay's important early work of social psychology discusses popular delusions of all types and considers the credulous enthusiasm of mankind for phenomena such as alchemy, witchcraft, relics, the Crusades, urban myths, as well as economic events such as the tulip bubble, the Mississippi Bubble, and the South Sea Bubble. Still in print, Mackay's book has had a profound influence on economics and sociology, with many modern economists referring to his work when analysing the stock market bubbles of our own age. "Charles Mackay's passionate erudition and urbane, unaffected prose style contributed to make him one of the chief figures in the establishment of Victorian journalism as a dignified profession" (ODNB).

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        Sketches of Indian Character: Being a Brief Survey of the Principal Features of Character Exhibited by the North American Indians: Illustrating the Aphorism of the Socialists, That "Man is the Creature of Circumstances."

      Leed, Joshua Hobson, 1841. 8vo. Drab interim wrappers of the 19th century; pp. 64; apart trom light toning and very few faint spots, a very good copy. Very rare first edition of this essay on North American Indians in relation with the Whites, written by a radical socialist and schoolmaster from Lancashire. Bailey expresses the belief that 'The "pale faces" are always dangerous to the man of America ... Brandy, Small Pox, and the Gospel, are the three principal blessings we have given to the red men. The whites must abandon their own vices before they can expect to civilize the Aborigines of America' (end of text). Not in Sabin or Field. COPAC locates only two copies, in the British Library, and at Bristol University.~i~

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        Das Vierschachspiel.

      Halle, Eduard Anton, 1841. - Erste dt. Ausgabe. - Die Falttafel zeigt ein für das Spiel mit vier Personen (mit den Farben Weiß, Schwarz, Rot u. Grün) geeignetes Schachbrett. - Durchg. wasserrandig u. etw. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. - Van der Linde II, 360; Linde-N. 4859; Kieler Schachkatalog 1394. ge Gewicht in Gramm: 500 Kl.-8°. Mit einer gefalt. Tafel. 2 Bll., 104 S., HLwd. d. 20. Jhds. m. dem eingeb. bedruckten OUmschlag. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Das kleine Universum für Erd-, Länder- und Völkerkunde. Ein Bilderwerk in interessanten Ansichten. Bd. 2. Stuttgart, Artistischer Verlag von J. Scheible, 1841. * Gestoch. Titel mit Ansicht (Badenweiler) und 143 Stahlstichtafeln. * 274 S., 1 Bl. Halbledere

      . Das kleine Universum für Erd-, Länder- und Völkerkunde. Ein Bilderwerk in interessanten Ansichten. Bd. 2. Stuttgart, Artistischer Verlag von J. Scheible, 1841. 11,9 x 16 x 4 cm. * Gestoch. Titel mit Ansicht (Badenweiler) und 143 Stahlstichtafeln. * 274 S., 1 Bl. Halbledereinbad der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentitel (berieben). - Kollationiert, vollständig. - Innengelenke gebrochen aber Buchblock fest, teilweise stockfleckig. - Mit Ansichten von München (7), Berlin (5), Potsdam, Bad Ems, Dresden, Leipzig, Köln, Darmstadt, Baden-Baden, Baden (Baaden, 2), Weimar (2), Mannheim, Aachen, Tübingen, Saalfeld, Cannstadt, Kitzenstein, Hirschstein, Oberholzheim, Prag, Jerusalem (2), Hirschmühle (Schmilka), Wildbad (Bad Wildbad im Schwarzwald), Lilgenstein (gegenüber sächsische Festung Königstein, Ansichten aus Italien (darunter 2 Trachten) und Schweiz sowie einige Genreszenen. .

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        1) Manuel général de comptabilité financière, administrative, civile et commerciale ; comprenant dans son ensemble : 1°. Un cours complet de la tenue des livres en partie simple et en partie double, avec les applications et les définitions ; 2°. Un modèle d'acte de société en nom collectif, avec les instructions sur les diverses espèces ; 3° Un traité sur l'organisation et la compétence des tribunaux de commerce ; 4° Un traité sur les lettres de change et effets de commerce, avec les formules et définitions raisonnées ; 5° La jurisprudence générale et l'opinion des arrêtistes et jurisconsultes les plus éclairés sur les caractères de la lettre de change ; 6° La législation ancienne et actuelle sur les lettres de change ; 7° Un tableau généra

      Paris, M. Renard ; Dijon, Douillier et Décailly et Lamarche ; Saulieu, L'Auteur, 1841, demi-basane de l'époque, petites épidermures sur les coiffes, petits manques de papier sur les coupes. - IV-82 pp. ; (suivi de). -2) Manuel général de comptabilité financière, administrative, civile et commerciale ; suivi de la nomenclature générale des chefs-lieux de départemens, arrondissemens et cantons du royaume, avec la désignation des bureaux de poste, des relais, et de la population, d'après les relevés officiels du ministère de l'intérieur ; terminé par un tableau statistique sur les richesses territoriales et financières, superficies, divisions militaires, cours royales et diocèses, nombre de routes et rivières navigables, revenus et contributions directes, gardes nationaux, électeurs, jurés, députés, et contingent militaire, la distance des chefs-lieus à Paris, et le prix du port des lettres, avec des notions historiques, statistiques, administratives, et un compte rendu sur l'état actuel de l'industrie française [ ]. Paris, Librairie du Commerce ; Dijon, Douillier ; Lyon, Giberton et Brun ; Saulieu, L'Auteur, 1840, VIII-84 pp. ; soit 2 ouvrages en 1 vol. in-4 ; 1) Edition originale. Rarissime.Inconnu à Reymondin ; le CCFr. n'en localise qu'un seul exemplaire (B.N.F.).2) Edition originale. Rarissime.Inconnu à Reymondin ; le CCFr. n'en localise qu'un seul exemplaire (B.N.F.) ; le Worldcat n'en recense aucun autre.

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        A RESIDENCE OF ELEVEN YEARS IN NEW HOLLAND AND THE CAROLINE ISLANDS: BEING THE ADVENTURES OF JAMES F. O'CONNELL. EDITED FROM THE VERAL NARRATIVE

      Boston: B.B. Mussey, 1841 The narration of the fantastic adventures of James F. O'Connell. As an adolescent, O'Connell shipped out probably as a cabin boy for Australia and New Zealand, and then shipwrecked on the Caroline Islands. Stranded there for five years, he became heavily tattooed and became one with the natives. Rescued, through a circuitous route made it to New York where, due to the tattoos, he was thought of as an outcast. He then became part of P.T.Barnum's circus to become the U.S.'s first tattooed showman. 265 pages with a five page Appendix presenting and imperfect glossary of the language of the Carolinas. Frontis and one interior illustration present. Bound in full dark brown leather with four raised bands with black leather title label pressed on. Newer endpapers. Margin staining on two initial sheets, occasional fox marks. A very good copy.. Second edition. Hardcover.

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        Austria : Erster Typometrischer Atlas für Geschäftsleute jeder Art, Gymnasien, Schulen und Zeitungsleser von Franz Raffelsberger, Geograph und Mitglied mehrerer gelehrten Gesellschaften, Inhaber der goldenen Verdienst- Medaillen für Kunst, Wissenschaft und Industrie, S. S. M. M. des Kaisers von Österreich, des Königs von Frankreich, Preussen, Sachsen, Sicillien, Sardinien, etc. etc.

      vermutlich 2. Auflage, Halblederband der Zeit, gr.-2, [Einbandformat ca. 55 x 45 cm] Titelblatt bzw. wohl Lieferungsumschlag auf Trägerpapier kaschiert, und 15 Karten im Farbendruck, nämlich: 1.Generalkarte des Kaiserthumes. / 2. Erzherzogthum Österreich mit Salzburg / 3., 4. 5. Und 6. Blatt Königreich Ungarn in 4 Einzelblättern / 7. Königreich Böhmen / 8. Und 9. Königreich Galizien in 2 Einzelblättern / 10. Königreich Lombardie-Venedig / 11. Königreich Illiren und Herzogthum Steiermark / 12. Königreich Dalmatien / 13. Grossfürstenthum Siebenbürgen / 14. Markgrafschaft Mähren mit Schlesien / 15. Gefürstete Grafschaft Tirol, altersgemäß guter bis sehr guter Zustand, alter Exlibris Stempel auf dem fliegendem Vorsatz vgl. dazu:Austria Picta. S. 343 45.1 und speziell Dörflinger: Atlantes Austriaci 1. Band 1. Teilband S. 80 Raff B 2 vermutlich 2. Auflage von welcher bis dato kein Exemplar bekannt ist. Die Kartenblätter sind wie folgt datiert: 1. 1841, 2. 1842, 3. -6. 1841, 7. 1842, 8.-9. undatiert, 10. 1841, 11. undatiert, 12. 1841, 13. 1841, 14. 1841, 15. 1842. Döflinger meint es erschien möglicherweise kein Titelblatt zu 2. Auflage, was wohl richtig ist da eine Einbandbroschur als Titelblatt auf ein Trägerblatt kaschiert ist. Der Titel ist ident zur 3. Auflage mit dem Unterschied, dass der Vermerk Dritte Auflage fehlt. Die gesehen Titel der Exemplare der 3. Auflage sind in grün gedruckt unser sog. Titelblatt jedoch in braun. Auf allen Blättern fehlt im Gegensatz zur 1. Auflage der fallweise vorkommende Vermerk *Geographischer Satz von F. Rumpold* Alle Blätter wie gesagt ohne Nennung eine Auflage, welches teils ab der 3. Auflage der Fall ist. Buch

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        Über die Durchschneidung der Sehnen und Muskeln.

      Berlin, Albert Förstner, 1841, 8, VI, 316 pp., 51 Abb. auf 20 ganzseitigen lithographierten Tafeln, Pappband schönes frisches Exemplar, kleiner Stempel a. Titel (Berliner Med. Gesellschaft) ERSTE AUSGABE. Klassisches Werk der orthopädischen Chirurgie. Durch Stromeyer und seinen Patienten Dr. William John Little (1810-1894) angeregt, hatte Johann Friedrich Dieffenbach (1792-1847) bis zur Herausgabe der vorliegenden Schrift 120 Schiefhälse, 350 Klumpfüße und 700 Schielende operiert. Das Werk bereitete den Siegeszug der subcutanen Orthopädie in Deutschland. First Edition of an important book on orthopaedic surgery. It contains 140 cases reports on cases of subcutaneous tenotomy for deformities if the neck, foot, hips, hand and toes and especially reports on the treatment of club foot."Johann Friedrich Dieffenbach, famous German surgeon at the Charité, succeeded Graefe as professor at the University of Berlin. Dieffenbach did pioneering work on plastic surgery, orthopaedics, and first treated strabismus by severing the tendons of the eye muscles. He followed and improved upon Stromeyer's method of subcutaneous tenotomy with good results and largely responsible for its propagation.Garrison & Morton No.4323 Garrison, History of Medicine, pp.494-495 Hirsch II, 262-64 Valentin, 97, 107, 220-21 Bick, Source Book.., 286, 299 Waller 2448.

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        Table of the logarithms of the natural numbers from 1 to 108000.

      

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        Notte e mattino

      Angelo Bonfanti 1841 - italiano

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        Illustrations of the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians. With Letters and Notes. Written During Eight Years of Travel and Adventure Among The Wildest and Most Remarkable Tribes Now Existing...with Three Hundred and Sixty Coloured Engravings From The Author's Original Paintings

      London: Published by The Author, at The Egyptian Hall, Piccadilly, Printed by Tosswill And Myers, 1841. Hardbound. VG, expertly rebacked with new spines and original publishers boards, retaining original endpapers with handwritten names and notes. Ornate art library bookplate in each volume. A very nice set of the first edition, first printing. Original green cloth covers with new matching spines and period paper printed labels. Vol. 1: viii, colored folding map, pp. 1-264 pp. Vol. 2: viii, map (non-folding), 266 pp. Both volumes copiously illustrated with engravings upon regular paper. Sub-titled "Witten During Eight years' Travel Amongst The Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America, In 1832, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, and 39." "In Two Volumes, with Four Hundred illustrations, Carefully Engraved From The Original Paintings." This set measures 6.8" x 10.2". Third map is in Vol. 2, p 259. All plates signed G. Catlin on the left, and Tosswill & Myers on the right. Although the title page claims 400 illustrations, the numbering begins with 3 in Volume 1 and stops at 312 with the last illustration in Vol. 2 opposite p. 249. Folium Reservatum inserted between pages 126 and 127 (at base of second side, it states that Twenty copies privately reprinted, and on the front it claims it was only sent to "Scientific men,... who study MAN, will receive this addendum in this form, and, I believe, duly appreciate and protect it. It has to do with the technical aspects of a particular custom that had been previously referred to on page 126. ) Plates are not always bound in exact numerical order. No errata slip found, per se. First edition, first issue (with uncorrected error "Frederick" for "Zedekiah" on page 104, line 26 of Volume I).

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        W. A. Mozart`s Biographie. Nebst Anekdoten und manchem Anderen aus seinem späteren Leben, mit Urtheilen von ihm und über ihn, sowie mit einem Verzeichniß seiner Werke. Dritte Auflage.

      Augsburg, J. A. Schlosser`s Buch- und Kunsthandlung 1841. - Vgl. Eitner VII, 98 (hier EA). Dritte Auflage der erstmals 1828 in Prag erschienenen Publikation. Der Verfasser Johann Aloys Schlosser ist eine im Wesentlichen unbekannte Figur der Prager Musikpublizistik. S. fügte für seine Biografie Zeitzeugnisse über Mozart und sein Wirken zusammen, authentische Ansichten und Erinnerungen der Menschen, die Mozart noch persönlich kannten, die mit ihm lebten und mit ihm Umgang pflegten. Ss.169-192 mit Werkverzeichnis. - Beiliegend: Nachdruck der Ausgabe von 1828. Mit Nachwort und Bemerkungen herausgegeben v. Oldrich Pulkert. (Prag, 1993). 8°. 4 Bll., 192 S. Mit 1 gef. Notenbeilage. Unbeschnittene OBrosch. m. gest. Deckelillustr. Rü. rissig; Einbd. eselsohrig sowie stärker angestaubt u. abgegriffen; Name v. alter Hd. auf Vorderdeckel u. Titel; Tit. m. Stemp.; im Text braunfleckig u. z.Tl. Fingerfleckig - Frontispiz fehlt. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Gabinetto comico di scelte opere italiane e straniere

      S.E, 1841. ITALIANO 0,8 Vol. XVI di una raccolta di opere teatrali, brossura segnata dal tempo, imbrunita ai margini e sul dorso, pagine con imponenti fioriture USATO

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