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        A Map of the State of New-York and the Surrounding Country…Designating County, Towns, Canals, Rail Roads, Senatorial & Congressional Divisions. Also the Distances Along the Canals, Rail Roads and Principal Mail Routes

      Ithaca, N.Y.: Stone & Clark, 1841. Full period color, 20 x 24¾ inches, folding into gilt-stamped brown leather covers. Some repairs. "Engd. by Rawdon, Clark & Co., Albany & Rawdon, Wright & Co., New York." This is a revised edition of an important map of New York State. It originally appeared in the first edition of Burr's Atlas of the State of New York (1829), which was authorized by the Legislature of the State, and was just the second atlas of an American state to appear in print. In the following year, a wall map version of the map was published. The official status of the map was emphasized by a notice on the first (1830) edition of the wall map version: "Published by [order of ] Simeon de Witt Surveyor General [of the State of New York] Pursuant to an act of the Legislature." The rights to the Atlas of the State of New York were subsequently purchased by Stone and Clark, who in 1841 brought out this updated pocket map edition of the folio version of the state map. Not in Rumsey nor in Phillips. For the atlas and wall map, see Ristow, pp.104-5.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        MAP OF THE STATE OF NEW-YORK WITH PARTS OF THE ADJACENT COUNTRY, EMBRACING PLANS OF THE CITIES, AND SOME OF THE LARGER VILLAGES

      Ithaca, N.Y.: Stone & Clark, 1841.. Wall map, 44 1/2 x 54 1/4 inches, with full period hand color. Backed with modern linen, trimmed in green cloth, varnished, and on contemporary rollers. With a few creases and some slight darkening, but in generally very good condition. "Engraved by S. Stiles & Co., of New York, and D.S. Throop of Ithaca." This is a revised edition of an important map of New York State. It originally appeared in the first edition of Burr's ATLAS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK (1829), which was authorized by the Legislature of the State and was only the second atlas of an American state to appear in print. In the following year a wall map version of the map was published, issued again in 1834. The official status of the map was emphasized by a notice on the first (1830) edition of the wall map version: "Published by [order of ] Simeon de Witt Surveyor General [of the State of New York] Pursuant to an act of the Legislature." The rights to the ATLAS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK were subsequently purchased by Stone and Clark, who in 1841 brought out this updated, wall size map of the folio version of the state map. Among the insets are a map of Manhattan (29 x 10 3/4 inches), and smaller maps of Syracuse, Hudson, Oswego, Poughkeepsie, Ithaca, Utica, Rochester, Schenectady, Lockport, Auburn, Buffalo, Albany, and Troy, as well as an engraving of the canal at Little Falls. This 1841 edition is not listed in Phillips MAPS, nor in Rumsey. RUMSEY 2269 (1834 ed).

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        EL MINERO ESPAÑOL.Descripción de los puntos de la península

      Imp. Alegria y Charlain., Madrid. 1841 - XIV págs + 463 págs. Muy buen ejemplar. Con una ligerisima mancha de humedad en el corte lateral de las últimas 100 hojas que no afecta al texto. Descripción de los puntos de la península donde existen criaderos de todas clases de metales, modo de beneficiar las minas, Colección de las ordenazas y reales órdenes que rijen en la materia, Formularios para las reclamaciones que deben intentarse, y modo de formarlas sociedades mineras con las bases para su mejorar Holandesa lomo piel , tela y dorados ( Moderna). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        View of the City of Boston from Dorchester Heights

      New York: Published by W A Coleman ... for Robt. Havell, Sing Sing N.York, 1841. Aquatint by and after Havell, printed in blue and black by W. Neale, 'Coloured by Havell & Spearing'. 15 1/8 x 20 3/4 inches. A fine copy of this 'majestic view of Boston' (Deák) by Havell: landscape painter and engraver of Audubon's masterpiece 'Robert Havell gives us a majestic view of Boston composed of highly ordered elements: the open-spaced rusticity of the foreground, which serves as a staging area for viewing the city, is linked to the densely developed metropolis in the background by a curving watercourse ... The city itself is presented most appealingly in the configuration of a terraced pyramid where solid buildings and graceful church spires make their way steadily to the top. Although an air of ... tranquility prevails, the sky-canopied view is crowded to the very edges with signs of industrial and trading activities. Bostonians familiar with the nineteenth-century topography of their city are likely to be able to identify a host of buildings and locations. The most conspicuous architectural landmark is ... the State House, the large, domed building at the pinnacle of the view.' (Deák). No doubt inspired by the example of John James Audubon, his long-time collaborator and friend, Robert Havell had emigrated to America in September 1839. He settled at Tarrytown, beside the Hudson River, and went on to establish himself as both an engraver and landscape painter of note. The painting on which the present print is based was first exhibited by Havell in 1841 at the National Academy of Design. Deák Picturing America 509

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        THE WORLD.

      Gilbert's Modern Atlas, 1841 - Size: 490 × 260 mm. (19½ × 10 inches). Fine condition. Steel engraving. Original outline colour. 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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        Recopilacion de Leyes de los Reinos de Las Indias. 4 vols. in 2. 1841

      1841. [Spain]. Consejo de Indias. Tribunal Supremo. Recopilacion de Leyes de los Reinos de Las Indias. Mandadas Imprimir y Publicar por la Magestad Catolica del Rey Don Carlos II, Nuestro Senor. Va Dividida en Cuatro Tomos, Con el Indice General, Y al Principio de Cada Tomo el Especial de los Titulos que Contiene. Con Aprobacion de la Regencia Provisional del Reino. Corregida y Aprobada por la Sala de Indias del Tribunal Supremo de Justica. Madrid: Boix, 1841. Four volumes in 2 books: [iv], [ii], [i], [i], 335 pp; [ii], 334 pp; [ii], 319, [1] pp; 147, 113, 105, 31 pp. Signatures 35 and 36 in Volume I (pp. 137-144) bound in reverse order. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (12" x 8"). Contemporary sheep treated to resemble tree calf, raised bands and lettering pieces to spine, marbled endpapers, colored edges. Light rubbing to extremities with light wear to corners. Light toning to text, first few leaves of Volume I repaired and reinforced along fore edges. A few owner stamps (of France [Vinton] Scholes) to preliminaries, interiors otherwise clean. A handsome copy. * Fifth and final edition. First published in 1681, this is an essential compilation of the laws of the Spanish colonies and an important document of its legal mechanisms. It was drafted in 1680 to replace the often conflicting mass of local laws that had accumulated in colonial America, much of it in manuscript. A second edition appeared in 1756, a third and fourth in 1774 and 1794. Scholes was a prominent historian of colonial Latin America. Palau, Manual del Librero Hispano-Americano 137466.

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        The Rose-Bud [Rosebud] Songster; Containing a Choice Collection of Patriotic, Comic, Irish, Negro and Sentimental songs. Embellished with 60 Engravings

      New York: Richard Marsh, 1841. Hardcover. Good. New York: Richard Marsh, no date [1841?]. 32mo. [2],3-244,[12]pp. Title-page vignette; separate title page (but continuous register) for 'The Lady Washington Temperance Songster' at p.179; occasional decorative head-pieces. Concludes with a six page index. The opening poem - 'A Life on the Ocean Wave' - provides a terminus a quo of 1838. From the binding style (c.1840-50), this may be the original undated original edition of 1841(?); it is certainly not the other early edition, dated 1851, which has a different title-page. Original brown cloth, gilt lettering, gilt and blind decoration. Covers rubbed around edges, with slight loss to spine at extremities; front free endpaper sometime affixed to front pastedown, but discreetly so, and perhaps for sturdiness. A good, sound copy. &

      [Bookseller: JAMES HAWKES]
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        Schreiner's Sporting Manual. A Complete Treatise on Fishing, Fowling and Hunting -

      Philadelphia: [Stereotyped by S.D. Wyeth], 1841. First edition. 12mo. Wood-engraved frontispiece, and other illustrations. 147 pp. Original brown cloth stamped in gilt and blind. Some rubbing to spine ends and lower joint, minor foxing, chiefly at first and last leaves. Very good plus, bright copy. Bookplate. Cloth folding box. Gee, p. 80; Henderson, p. 218; Phillips, p. 334; Westwood & Satchell, p. 189; Goodspeed, p. 158 . The work is divided into two parts, the first concerning fishing and the second dealing with shooting, hunting, dogs, etc. A scarce book, especially in the original cloth. It is, as Goodspeed points out, "THE FIRST OF OUR SPORTING BOOKS TO TREAT OF THE ANGLER'S NEEDS IN A SYSTEMATIC WAY". He goes on to say, "In orthodox fashion Schreiner begins with an eulogy on sport, but on the unusual ground of its therapeutic value - 'It is a well established fact that by a judicious indulgence in the favorite sciences of fishing and gunning, many important diseases may be removed; among which are cited indigestion, nervous derangement, nervous pains, and debility, rheumatism, and spinal affections, and even the indomitable, though very prevalent and alarming complaint of the lungs'". A FASCINATING CONTRIBUTION TO THE POPULARIZATION OF SPORT IN AMERICA

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        Notice sur la construction et la dédicace de la chapelle Saint-Louis, érigée par le roi des français Louis-Philippe premier, sur les ruines de l'ancienne Carthage, près de Tunis.

      Imprimerie de Fain et Thunot 1841 - Très rare publication contenant un historique de la chapelle, une copie du procès-verbal déposé sous l'autel le 25 août 1841 et 10 planches dont une carte de Tunis et de ses environs et deux portraits (le Bey de Tunis et le Karnadar, ministre des finances du Bey de Tunis). Cette chapelle se situait au coeur du site archéologique de Carthage. Elle fut détruite en 1950. Reliure abîmée, manque au bas du dos, épidermures. Rousseurs et mouillures. Très rare. Bon état. in-folio, demi-basane vert, filet doré, dos lisse orné (reliure de l'époque)

      [Bookseller: Librairie Marc et Cathy Aubry]
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        Voyage to Van Diemens Land

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

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints]
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        Orchardist's Companion

      Philadelphia, 1841. This volume consists of 51 uncoloured plates and no text. I presume these plates were to accompany the quarterly journal, devoted to the history, character, properties, modes of cultivation and all other Matters appertaining to the Fruits of the United States which was published in Philadelphia 1841. The lithographic plates were engraved by P.S. Duval’s in Philadelphia and this volume is provenance Otis Brewer (who was a publisher in Boston at the time). Ornately gilt stamped morocco, Some edgewear and very small bend to book, minor repair to spine. Else binding is tight and strong. Plates are exceptionally clean. Superb engravings.. Hard Cover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

      [Bookseller: Calendula Horticultural Books]
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        Grandfather's Chair: A History for Youth. Famous Old People: Being the Second Epoch of Grandfather's Chair.

      E. P. Peabody,, Boston: 1841 - Two volumes of children's stories on American history from the Puritans to the American Revolution, by the author of 'The Scarlet Letter' and 'The House of the Seven Gables'. 32mo, in original diced brown cloth with black paper label on front boards (blank). Housed in a sleeve in green gilt morocco box. Grandfather's Chair: 32mo, vii, 140pp. BAL 7590, spine tips & lower front corners a bit rubbed. Famous Old People: 32mo, vii, 158pp. BAL 7591, 2 small marks on spine, and signs of an amateur glue repair at the inner hinge leaving a mark on the title page. Overall, text is extremely clean. Covers of both volumes slt rubbed, title labels very slt chipped at right edges. A very pleasant contemporary copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Scenery and Antiquities of Ireland (2 vols)

      London: James S. Virtue, 1841. No date but 1841. Two volumes in dark green half leather gilt with red leather label gilt to spine. Rough green cloth panels and gilt edges. Two vignettes and 118 engraved plates by Bartlett. Ireland map present. Sporadic foxing throughout affecting several plates. Dampstaining to rear of Vol 1 affecting a few plates. Some wear to volumes but still a very good copy.. 1st. Half Leather. VG/No Jacket. Illus. by W.H. Bartlett. Quarto.

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        RESEARCHES INTO THE PHYSICAL HISTORY OF MANKIND. 5 VOLUMES

      London: Houlston and Stoneman. ...FULL LEATHER...Vol.1 xx, 376pp.... Vol.2 xiv, 373pp... Vol.3 xxii, 507pp... Vol. 4 xv, 631pp. Vol.5 xv, 570pp...THIRD AND FOURTH EDITIONS 1841-1851....9 HAND COLORED PLATES, 1 HAND COLORED FOLD-OUT MAP OF ASIA...23 BLACK AND WHITE PLATES....CONTEMPORARY CALF WITH GILT EDGES ON COVERS AND SPINE....MARBLED ENDPAPERS AS WELL AS MARBLED TEXT BLOCK.... Back inside covers have remnants of library pockets...Some wear to covers.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

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        The Wild Sports of Southern Africa; being the Narrative of an Expedition from the Cape of Good Hope through the Territories of the Chief Moselekatse, to the Tropic of Capricorn, 3rd edition, Pickering, 1841,

      Pickering, 1841, London. later edition. Hardback. Very Good +/No Jacket. The preferred 3rd Edition with the additional coloured lithographed plates, totalling 26 (incl. frontispiece and additional title) plus folding map. Occasional light soiling to end leaves, else a very good clean and crisp copy. Original gilt decorated dark-green cloth, small repairs to ends of spine. Bookplate to pastedown.

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        The Life, Journals, and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, Esq., F.R.S., Secretary to the Admiralty in the Reigns of Charles II. and James II.: Including a Narrative of His Voyage to Tangier

      London: Richard Bentley, 1841. First edition.. Hardcover. Fine. 2 volumes. (1),37-456;(1),367,(1)pp. Frontispiece of Pepys in Volume I by Charles Waas. "Now first published from the originals" . Deciphered from the short-hand mss. in the Bodleian Library by Rev. John Smith. Contemporary full straight-grain morocco. Spines in fine compartments with raised bands, intricately gilt and with black leather lettering labels, gilt. Marbled edges and endpaper. Trace of wear, mostly to the hinges and edges, and to the spine tip of volume II, else a fine set.

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        Statistical Reports on the Sickness, Mortality, & Invaliding among Her Majesty's Troops

      London, Printed by W. Clowes and Sons for Her Majesty's Stationery Office, , 1841. serving in Ceylon; the Tenasserim Provinces; and the Burmese Empire. Prepared from the Records of the Army Medical Department, and War-Office Returns. Folio (327 × 205 mm). Numerous tables, five of them folding. Ex-Royal College of Surgeons' Library, ink-stamp and cancellation to title page only, light browning throughout, slight staining at the inner margin of prelims. and last few leaves, but overall very good in modern drab paper-covered boards, old label mounted on the upper board. First Edition. Uncommon, five copies only on COPAC, three of which appear to be in BL, OCLC lists just one copy in the NY Academy of Medicine. Tulloch's work here represents the first fruits of the statistical enquiries into mortality that he began whilst serving in Burma. His painstaking gathering and interpretation of such data was to lead to his selection with Sir John McNeill to inquire into the Commissariat in the Crimea, resulting in controversial criticism of military arrangements and confrontation with Lord Lucan at a specially convened Board; "The Board's report rejected the findings of McNeill and Tulloch, shifting responsibility for supply difficulties from the Crimea to civilian departments in Whitehall. In 1857 Tulloch published a detailed justification of his actions in The Crimean Commission and the Chelsea Board, which drew further criticism from [the Commissary-General] but secured parliamentary approval; he was appointed KCB in April 1857." This copy inscribed, in a secretarial hand, "Presented to the Library of The Royal College of Surgeons by Sir James M'Grigor". M'Grigor, Wellington's Chief of Medical Staff in the Peninsula and a radical innovator of front-line medical practice, rose to become Director-General of the Army Medical Department and instigated numerous key reforms to aid in the medical and social well-being of the British Army, one of which was the collection and collation of such medical reports from all military stations.

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        The Ladies' Flower Garden of Ornamental Bulbous Plants

      London:: William Smith,, 1841.. First edition.. Hardcover. Very Good+. x, 270, plus the 58 hand-coloured plates. Pages clean, plates in beautiful condition, with slight soiling to the borders of a few, and faint traces of a child’s marks to the edges of three pages and to the backs of three plates. All edges gilt. Quarto, in 19thC green half calf, spine with five raised bands and gilt titles, compartments ruled and with floral decoration in gilt, bright, clean and firm. A splendid and fresh copy. [Also in stock, in matching binding - Mrs Loudon's Flower Garden of Ornamental Annuals.] [Heavy Item]

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        Enciclopedia Legale Ovvero Lessico Ragionato di Gius Naturale

      1841. Foramiti, Francesco [c.1760-1843]. Enciclopedia Legale Ovvero Lessico Ragionato di Gius Naturale, Civile, Canonico, Mercantile-Cambiario-Marittimo, Feudale, Penale, Pubblico-Interno, E Delle Genti. Venice: Coi Tipi di Giuseppe Antonelli Ed., 1841-1843. Four volumes. Complete. (Biographical dictionary at end of Volume IV listed as Volume V in some records.) Main text in double columns. Quarto (11-1/2" x 8-1/2"). Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards, spines have gilt fillets, ornaments and titles. Moderate rubbing to boards and extremities, light scuffing to boards, corners worn, Volume I joints just starting at head, partial crack between front free endpaper and title page of Volume II. Light foxing in places, internally clean. * Second and final edition. The entries in this remarkably comprehensive encyclopedia are quite detailed; many are several pages in length. Possibly the first encyclopedia of Italian civil law, its organizational style is similar to that of Tomlins's Law Dictionary. OCLC locates 5 copies of the first edition in North America, no copies of the second. British Museum Catalogue (Compact Edition) 9:543.

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        1. Gladioulus recurvus. 2. Gladiolus versicolor. 3. Gladioulus carneus. 4. Gladiolus cuspidatus. Pl.10.

      London. 1841 - Size: 260 x 200 mm. Framed size: 480 x 410 mm. Very good condition. Lithograph. Original hand colouring. Published in The Ladies Flower Garden of Ornamental Bulbous Plants by Mrs. Loudon. Day & Haghe Lithe. to the Queen.

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        The Conchological Illustrations

      8vo, with letterpress and 197 of 200 beautiful hand coloured pls. First edn. 1841, recent full calf binding, a very good clean copy..

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        A Residence of Eleven Years in New Holland and the Caroline Islands

      Boston,: B.B. Mussey, 1841.. Duodecimo; contemporary full sheep, rebacked. Second edition of this important account. A homeless London waif, O'Connell, aged about eleven, sailed for Port Jackson as a cabin-boy (or perhaps as a prisoner) on board a convict ship. During some years' residence in New Holland, he 'accompanied Oxley on a six months' exploring expedition. Thus he became acquainted with the condition of the colony, the discipline of the convicts and the character of the Aborigines...' (Ferguson). With an important chapter printing his own thoughts on the differences between "northern and southern" tribes.In about 1826 O'Connell joined the whaler John Bull which having first stopped off in New Zealand made for the Caroline Islands with the view of moving on to the Sea of Japan. With the Captain drunk on deck, the ship was wrecked on a reef, and whilst the entire crew managed to escape in the boats, few survived the following three days and four nights afloat. Taken in by the natives, O'Connell and his shipmate George Keenan remained for five years, during which time the author married, fathered five children and was tattooed. His description is 'the first extensive ethnographic account of the island of Ponape' (Day). A five-page appendix gives a vocabulary of the language of the Caroline Islands.Taken off the island by the American schooner Spy, O'Connell and Keenan were imprisoned in Manila under suspicion of being either pirates or escaped convicts. With no evidence against them they were eventually discharged and sent to Macao and then Canton, from where they travelled to Peking to join a caravan for Constantinople. On reaching the Imperial city the travellers abandoned their plans and made for Canton overland and took ship for Halifax, Nova Scotia. O'Connell alone finally made New York in the autumn of 1835 and became the first tattooed man exhibited in the United States, returning to his circus roots.Copies of this Boston-published second edition are recorded with a pair of plates, but this unillustrated version appears to be the more common issue.Ferguson, 3268; Hill, 1250 (first edition).

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        AMERICAN PASSPORT SIGNED BY DANIEL WEBSTER AND EDWARD EVERETT CA. 1841

      1841. [WEBSTER, Daniel, signed]. AN AMERICAN PASSPORT SIGNED BY DANIEL WEBSTER AND EDWARD EVERETT, CA. 1841. Red leather folding case with tabbed closure, 16.2 x 10.5 cm. Spine sunned, moderate wear and soil to covers. "F. Bacon's Passport" in gilt lettering on front cover. Affixed to front pastedown is a folded four page document, the actual printed passport of the United States of America, 42 x 25.5 cm. The first page is the printed document, with the bearer's name and description inked in, and with Daniel Webster's signature as Secretary of State to bottom right corner. The space for the bearer's signature is blank, under which is the signature of Henry Ledyard. Edward Everett, the U.S. Minister to Great Britain at that time, who was stationed at London, and Webster's eventual successor as Secretary of State, signed on the verso at the top left corner. Travels from 1841-1842 in England, France and Italy are documented, with the appropriate stamps, in the subsequent 20 pages; the rest of the booklet is blank. Bacon's wife, Ann Devon, is also listed on the passport proper. An interesting piece of mid-19th century ephemera.

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        The Scenery and Antiquities of Ireland (2 Vols Bound Into 1)

      London: George Virtue, 1841 In contemporary black and green full leather covers, some marks to covers, corners and edges lightly worn. Spine has blind tooling, titles in gilt to red leather label, edged worn lightly. Internally, marbled endpapers, joints strengthened, NO inscriptions, tissue guarded frontis, additional engraved titlepage, Vol 1 titlepage, map, (iv), [2], 170 pp, 62 B&W plates (of 62), which includes the engraved additional tp. Followed by frontis, additional tp and title page to volume 2 which is listed as being written by J Stirling Coyne only, [2], 186 pp and 59 B&W plates (of 59), which include the additional engraved tp, text block edges marbled, not dated but c1841. A lovely copy clean and tight. (OCLC 38569522 - The name Willis does not appear on tp pf Vol 2, the text of this volume being written by Coyne)

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        A Treatise Upon Falconry

      NF. London, Bedwick Upon TweedÑ Printed for the Author 1841, 1st Edition, [vii], 277 pp., 6 pp. on the terms of falconry, engraved frontis showing falconer mounted on horse with falcon to hand. A very clean copy of a scarce title bound in recent old style full tan calf, spine with bright gilt titles and 5 raised bands. Interior is very clean with no prior ownership markings, no foxing, folds or tears; hinges very strong and un-cracked endpages. In Near Fine Condition. Scarce.& Ñ Harting 64, Schwerdt Vol I 58.& & Containing 2 parts: & Part 1 Ð Observations Upon The Nature And Antiquity And History Of Falconry. & Part 2 Ð Notices Of The Different Hawks Used In Training And Flying The Birds etc. &

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        Ten Thousand a Year

      Edinburgh, 1841. 3 volumes. Crown 8vo, original cloth, uncut, with cloth protection covers. In 3 half green morocco slip cases. First edition. With the plate depicting the arms & crest of "Tittlebat Titmouse, Esq" (Vol 2, pp301), which is often missing. This was one of the most successful novels of its time, being reissued many times and translated into many languages. The plot turns on the validity of certain title-deeds, and a number of legal points are involved. Inserted in Vol 1 is a 3-page autograph letter signed by Warren, dated July 12, 1859.

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        XLIII. On the Physical Structure of Devonshire, and on the Subdivisions and Geological Relations of its older stratified Deposits, &c.

      Pub. Transactions of the Geological Society, London. 1837, 1840 & 1841 - pp.633- 703 plus ?Explanation of the Plates and Wood-cuts? plus plates. Text very clean - some offsetting and foxing to plates. Also bound into this single volume are two further extracts from the Transactions:- Sedgwick and Murchison; XXIV. On the Distribution and Classification of the older Palaeozoic Deposits of the North of Germany and Belgium, and their comparison with Formations of the same age in the British Isles (1840), pp221-301 and Viscount D?Archiac and De Verneuil; XXV. On the Fossils of the Older Deposits in the Rhenish Provinces; preceded by a general survey of the Fauna of the Palaeozoic Rocks, and followed by a Tabular List of the Organic Remains of the Devonian System in Europe (1841), pp.303-410, plus ?Explanation of the Plates and Wood-cuts? plus plates (some foxing). Ex-lib. Bound in cloth boards rubbed in places. Overall vg. Scarce. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Pic Nic Papers. By Various Hands

      London: Henry Colburn 1841 London: Henry Colburn, 1841. First Edition, second issue, with the error "publisher young" corrected in the Introduction. 3 vols., 12mo. With illustrations by George Cruikshank, Phiz, &c. In Three Volumes. Vol. I [II. III.].. Volume I with frontispiece and another plate by Cruikshank, two plates by Phiz; Volume II has a frontis and three plates by Phiz; Volume III has a frontis and five plates by Robert J. Hamerton. Original olive-green cloth, uncut. Plates with foxing and browning, some fading and stains to covers, spines faded variously, Volume II with new endpapers, very slight rubbing to spine ends; overall, however, this is an attractive set, internally quite clean. Eckel, pp. 143-145; Gimbel B109

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        Emma

      London: Richard Bentley, 1841 A good to very good copy of Jane Austen's classic work in contemporary binding. Emma, first published in 1816, was reprinted by Bentley as part of his Standard Novels series in 1833. This is an early reissue from that series, printed in 1841 but retaining the engraved frontispiece and vignette title page from the original 1833 version. The binding has elaborate gilt compartments and leather title label to spine and gilt lines where the leather meets the marbled boards. The page edges and the endpapers are also marbled. The binding has some light wear to spine joints, corners and edges, and a little scuffing, but is bright and sound. The contents are very clean with only the odd mark (there is small brown marking in the margin that appears between pp 43 and 49). There is a little offsetting from the frontispiece to the vignette title page and both pages have a slight darker toning. A nice copy of a scarce work

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        Ships of the General Steam Navigation Company. The Leith, of 1000 Tons, arriving at Granton Pier, Edinburgh. - The Monarch, of 875 Tons, leaving for London

      London: Published by Mr. Huggins, 1841. Aquatint engraving, coloured by hand, by E. Duncan after Huggins. 18 5/8 x 27 1/4 inches. A fine double portrait of two early steamers William Huggins served for several years at sea in the service of the East India Company, and on his return to London used his intimate knowledge of shipping to paint detailed ship portraits. Here he pictures two of the vessels owned by the General Steam Navigation Company which was founded in 1824 as one of the first steam ship operators and continued in operation until the 1960s when the company was taken over by the P. & O. Line.

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        Indian Utensils and Arms [Tab. 48]

      Paris, Coblentz and London: 1841. Aquatint engraving by Du Casse after Bodmer, proof on india paper mounted, issue with date at end of English imprint. Small tear to lower blank margin not affecting plate area. 16 1/8 x 21 1/8 inches. 17 1/2 x 24 3/16 inches. A rare India proof of this elaborately composed grouping of Indian artifacts based on drawings made of items that Prince Maximilian purchased and brought back to Europe as well as belongings sketched by Bodmer in situ and retained by their original Indian owners. This cornucopia of Indian manufacturing includes 2. stone knife found near New Harmony, Indiana; 4. gunstock type club; 5. lance, Sauk and Fox Tribe; 6. shield; 8. rawhide storage container, ?Cheyenne Tribe; 9. moccasins, ?Iroquois Tribe; 10. quiver, bow and arrows, ?Crow or Sioux Tribe; 12. pipe, Mandan Tribe; 14 ball, Mandan or Hidatsa Tribe; 15. hoop and pole game, Mandan Tribe; 16. war whistle, Mandan Tribe; 17. drum, Mandan Tribe; 18. moccasins, Sioux Tribe. Karl Bodmer's images show great versatility and technical virtuosity and give us a uniquely accomplished and detailed picture of a previously little understood (and soon to vanish) way of life. Swiss-born Bodmer was engaged by Prince Maximilian zu Wied-Neuwied (1782-1867) specifically to provide a record of his travels in North America, principally among the Plains Indians. In the company of David Dreidoppel (Prince Maximilian's servant and hunting companion), their travels in North America were to last from 1832 to 1834. Well-armed with information and advice, the party finally left St.Louis, on the most important stage of their travels, aboard the steamer Yellow Stone on April 10 1833. They proceeded up the treacherous Missouri River along the line of forts established by the American Fur Company. At Bellevue they encountered their first Indians, then went on to make contact with the Sioux tribe, learning of and recording their little known ceremonial dances and powerful pride and dignity. Transferring from the Yellow Stone to another steamer, the Assiniboin, they continued to Fort Clark, visiting there the Mandan, Mintari and Crow tribes, then the Assiniboins at Fort Union, the main base of the American Fur Company. On a necessarily much smaller vessel they journeyed through the extraordinary geological scenery of that section of the Missouri to Fort Mackenzie in Montana, establishing a cautious friendship with the fearsome Blackfeet. From this, the westernmost point reached, it was considered too dangerous to continue and the return journey downstream began. The winter brought its own difficulties and discomforts, but Bodmer was still able to execute numerous studies of villages, dances and especially the people, who were often both intrigued and delighted by his work. The portraits are particularly notable for their capturing of individual personalities, as well as forming a primary account of what were to become virtually lost cultures. Graff 4648; Howes M443a; Pilling 2521; Sabin 47014; Wagner-Camp 76:1.

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        Recueil et documents concernant la colonisation de l?Algérie

      

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        The reception of the Rev J Williams at Tanna

      London,: George Baxter,, 1841.. Colour Baxter print, approx. 230 x 340 mm. very good, mounted. The prelude to one of the most famous scenes of South Seas violence: the massacre of the missionary Reverend John Williams at Erromanga in the New Hebrides. George Baxter has represented, in colour, an event in Pacific history of both 'sublime and dreadful interest, and the treatment of it worthy to commemorate the momentous occurrence it represents...' (Courtney Lewis, George Baxter His Life and Work, p. 102). At this period, the missionary societies were both active and wealthy and the more famous missionaries were given the status of heroes. Reverend John Williams was considered such a celebrity, and in 1839 when he was killed by natives on the island of Erromanga, Vanuatu he became a famous martyr.Baxter's revolutionary colour-printing process, using oils, was patented in 1835. The print was also issued in sepia: this is the far more interesting coloured version, and remains in its original nineteenth-century gilded frame, complete with inscription plaque which although chipped carries the full formal caption including Baxter's imprint (in which he notes himself as "Patentee" of the colouring process).Nan Kivell & Spence, p. 321 (illustrated p. 19).

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

      1841. Good. AINSWORTH, William Harrison. GUY FAWKES; OR, THE GUNPOWDER TREASON, AN HISTORICAL ROMANCE. Illustrated by Cruikshank. Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1841. First American edition. 205 pp. 4to., quarter caramel- colored cloth with paper spine label and green paper covered boards. Boards edgeworn, slightly chipped at corners. Spine staring at top of joints, chipped 1 inch at crown, 1/8 inch at heel. Endpapers foxed. Front pastedown bears a small contemporary printed bookplate. Two Cruikshank engravings preced the title page, each with light minimal foxing at edges. Occasional foxing to the text. Good overall. Recusant melodrama, based on the Gunpowder plot. Quite scarce.

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        Guy Fawkes; or the Gunpowder Treason - An Historical Romance

      London: Richard Bentley, 1841. Three volumes complete - Volume One - xvi, 304pp; Volume Two - iv, 308pp and Volume Three - iv, 358pp, [2]. Rebound in full morocco by Morrell, raised bands, spines divided into six panels, title in gilt to second panel, author and volume number to third, each panel framed with gilt double fillet, with dog-tooth roll to top and bottom, central floral sprig, with corner pieces and small stars and roundels, covers bordered with gilt triple fillet, edges with double fillet and inner edges with elaborate gilt rolls, t.e.g. Spines faded, very minor rubbing. Light foxing to fore-edges, text and plates generally bright and clean. Previous owners' (Alfred Acland) bookplate to front pastedown. Volume one has seven engravings, volume two also seven and volume three eight, all by George Cruikshank, half-title in volume one only (as called for). Binding is by Morrell, with the original cloth bound in at the rear of each volume. Sadleir 13, Wolff, 51 and Cohn 16. First Edition. Full Morocco. Good+. Illus. by Cruikshank, George. 8vo.

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        TRAVELS IN THE GREAT WESTERN PRAIRIES, THE ANAHUAC AND ROCKY MOUNTAINS, AND IN THE OREGON TERRITORY

      Poughkeepsie. 1841.. 197pp. 12mo. Early 20th-century red cloth, gilt leather label. Remarkably clean internally. A near fine copy. Farnham's earliest work, reprinted many times. An excellent account of the first migration of settlers overland to Oregon. "Thomas Jefferson Farnham, a high-spirited young man, caught the Oregon 'fever' in its most potent form as the result of hearing Jason Lee lecture in his home town. This is the first and most interesting of his several books on the West. It has the freshness of the viewpoint of a young man entranced with early Oregon and its possibilities. It is the best account of the first overland-to- Oregon migration of settlers" - Jones. WAGNER-CAMP 85:1. TWENEY 89, 20. GRAFF 1294. FIELD 526. JONES 1044. COWAN, p.83. STREETER SALE 3349. HOWES F50, "b." SMITH 2999.

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        The Deerslayer

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

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        [A series of views in Massachusetts]

      Boston: B.W.Thayer & Co., [1841]. Quarto. (11 3/8 x 8 5/8 inches). Without text, 14 lithographs (1 folding), printed by Thayer & Co, after drawings by Van Lennep (4), Mrs. Hitchcock (4), Joseph Peckham (1) and others. An important selection of early lithographic views of Massachusetts. This charming series are all printed by the important early Boston lithographers B.W.Thayer & Co. and come from Edward Hitchcock's Final report on the geology of Massachusetts (Amherst & Northampton, 1841). The artists include Henry Van Lennep and Joseph Peckham, both of whom were alumni of Amherst College, Cambridge, Massachusetts. At the time of the publication of these images Edward Hitchcock (1793-1864) was the President of the college. Van Lennep subsequently served as a missionary in Asia Minor and went on to publish a number of books relating his experiences. The subjects of the present plates are as follows: 1. Pulpit Rock on Monument Mt. 2. View from Mount Holyoke 3. View in North Adams 4. Gorge between Holyoke and Tom 5. A View in Hadley 6. Valleys of erosion on Mt. Holyoke (folding plate) 7. Stockbridge Pond 8. View towards Haverhill 9. View from Saugus, towards Lynn 10. Turner's Falls 11. Holyoke's Falls in Montague 12. Great Falls; Westfield River, Russell 13. Gorge and Falls in Royalston, N.W. part 14. Bashapish Lower Falls Mt. Washington Cf. S.Pierce & C. Slautterback Boston Lithography 1825-1880 Boston, 1991, p.62;

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        TEN THOUSAND A-YEAR

      Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1841 FIRST English edition, 1841--With the author's signed presentation inscription in pencil on the title page of Volume III to one Mrs. B. Inahirs. This title has been described by Wolff as " the most famous novel about the law." "This English classic, . is recommended even now by law school professors to their classes as an adjunct in collateral reading, Because of its luminous exposition of legal procedure under the old English common-law practice." Author's Digest" It has now and then been made into a movie. Warren inscriptions are most difficult to find especially on this his masterpiece. Yellow coated endpapers with the LILLY LIBRARY DEACCESSION EX LIBRIS STAMP. No other library markings. Volume III is in Good condition and needs restoration on spine and front hiinge. Volume I and II have a very small book store sticker of Willian Shone of Bangor. Hinges of VOl. I & II are sound. Embossed smooth brown cloth has minor bubbling. All three volumes are housed in fantastic slip case box with 6 panel raised cord spine, gilt ruled, and stamped Edinburgh 1841. AN HISTORICAL MASTERPIECE OF THE FIRST ORDER--LEGAL FICTION AT ITS BEST.

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        Old Saint Paul's:

      London - Hugh Cunningham, 1841 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Old St. Paul's: A Tale of the Plague and the Fireis a novel by William Harrison Ainsworth serially published in 1841. It is a historical romance that describes the events of the Great Plague of London and the Great Fire of London. With engraved illustrations by John Franklin. First edition thus. In three volumes complete. William Harrison Ainsworth (1805 - 1882) was an English historical novelist. Ainsworth briefly tried the publishing business, but soon gave it up and devoted himself to journalism and literature. His first success as a writer came with Rookwood in 1834, which features Dick Turpin as its leading character. A stream of thirty-nine novels followed, the last of which appeared in 1881. Old St. Paul's was not illustrated by George Cruikshank, the illustrator of many of Ainsworth's works, and this caused problems between the two. It is uncertain why Ainsworth did not choose Cruikshank, and Cruikshank criticised Ainsworth in a pamphlet titled Artist and Author (1872). In the work, Cruikshank claims that he originated many of Ainsworth's works along with being the one that came up with the idea for Old St. Paul's and that Ainsworth stole the idea. The original edition was not illustrated, but John Franklin made 20 illustrations for the three volume edition. Cruikshank was originally offered the position of illustrator before Franklin, but he turned it down based on too many prior commitments. Condition: Handsomely rebound in half calf with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, smart but with slight wear to extremities. Internally, firmly bound, although with two plates absent and one tipped-in to new frontispiece page. Bright but with the odd spot and handling mark. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        Sixteen years in Chile and Peru, from 1822 to 1839

      Fisher co. London 1841. First Edition. Hardback. Fine/No Jacket. First Edition 1841, really exceptional clean and tight copy, complete with engraved frontispiece and half title, plus all 8 plates and folding map. Recent very attractive brown half morocco over brown cloth. Small tidy bookplate to pastedown. Very attractive and sound copy of this scarce first edition.

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