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        1. Fritonia squalida. 2. Fritonia fenestra. 3. Fritonia rosea

      London., 1841. Pl.17. Size: 260 x 200 mm. Framed size: 480 x 410 mm. Lithograph. Original hand colouring. Very good condition. 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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        The Great Fight between Broome and Hannan for 1000 Pounds, Which took place Jany. 26th. 1841, in the presence of Thousands of Spectators, at New Park Farm, near Bicester, Oxon, on the borders of Buckinghamshire

      London: John Moore, 1 June 1841. Aquatint, printed in colours and finished by hand, by Charles Hunt Snr. (browned, small section lacking from right margin). 18 x 25 1/2 inches. 21 5/8 x 26 3/4 inches. A fine print of a bare-knuckle contest for a prize of 1000 guineas According to the sub- title, the fight lasted for one hour and nineteen minutes (a total of 47 rounds) with Broome being declared the winner. Hannan, at 5ft. 5in., weighed 9 st. 3lbs (139 lbs) and Broome, at 5ft 6 1/2in., was slightly heavier at 9st. 10lbs. (146lbs.)

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        Los hijos de Bolivar... el Illampu, [with] En medio del combate, en que crecia por grados el ardimiento y bizarría del egercito Boliviano

      Paris. Mandado litografiar por un Boliviano, Imp. Lemercier. c.335 mm x 493 mm. Los hijos de Bolivar en presencia de los dos gigantes del nuevo mundo, el Illampu, viendo desplegado en el cielo su pabellon briunfante... atacaron con tal ímpetu, que su caballería en pocos instantes sobrepasó la línea de los enemigos hasta la retaguardia, arrollando al mismo tiempo la derecha de estos con su izquierda. [with] En medio del combate, en que crecia por grados el ardimiento y bizarría del egercito Boliviano cayo muerto, sobre el campo de batalla, el Generalisimo D. Agustin Gamarra, viniendo a encontrar su sepulcro en el suelo mismo, que acababa de ultrajar invadiéndolo tan injusta y temerariamente.Cuando el Mariscal Andrés Santa Cruz fue derrotado por las fuerzas peruanas marchó al exilio. En esas horas su vencedor, el presidente del Perú, Agustín Gamarra, decidió ir por más e invadió Bolivia. Pero el 18 de noviembre de 1841 sus hombres se enfrentaron al ejército local comandado por José Ballivián, ya ungido sucesor de Santa Cruz y proclamado presidente de la república.La batalla aconteció en la localidad de Viacha, provincia de Ingavi, y lleva para la historia el nombre de ésta última. Las tropas bolivianas portaban un nuevo fusil, bautizado ?hannoveriano?, de muy buen calibre y alta efectividad. Esto hizo la diferencia y se cuenta que en el propio campo de operaciones supo exclamar Gamarra: ?He estado en muchas refriegas desde la Guerra de la Independencia y nunca he presenciado un fuego tan graneado?. Lo cierto es que poco después, el jefe peruano caía abatido por uno de estos proyectiles y extendida la mala nueva, su ejército no pudo sobreponerse y fue derrotado.La batalla de Ingavi fue la gran victoria del ejercito Boliviano sobre las tropas peruanas, consolidando la independencia de aquel país y su fortalecimiento republicano. 

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        Canada in 1837-38, Showing, By Historical Facts, the Causes of the Late Attempted Revolution

      Philadelphia: Henry F. Anners, New York: J. & H.G. Langley, 1841. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good-. 2 Volumes. 12mo., 20cm x 12cm, 264pp; 316pp. Original blind-stamped cloth with bright gilt type on spine. & There is a slight cock to the volumes; there is a chip at the top of each spine, and some of the corners are rubbed; a previous owner has written his name in ink diagonally across the title on the title page. Otherwise the volumes are very good with no foxing, tight hinges., This first edition presents a detailed history of the Canadian rebellions of 1837 and 1838. The author of this history, Edward Alexander Theller M. D. (a Brigadier in the Canadian republican service) was a leader and participated in the 1837 Rebellion in Upper Canada, where he was captured on Lake Erie, sentenced to death, and escaped from the Citadel at Quebec. & After escaping from Canada, he moved to San Francisco, where he was a journalist. & Subjects in these 2 volumes include:  Siege of Quebec, Battle of the Plains of Abraham, Formation of the Doric Club, St. Charles, Arrest and Rescue of Desmarais and Davignon, Battles of St. Dennis, Battle of St. Eustache, Buffalo, Destruction of the Caroline, Detroit, Arrival of the Canadian Refugees in Michigan, Arrival of Sutherland, Bois Blanc, Fight at Malden, From London to Toronto, the Prison at Toronto, Execution of Lount and Matthews, Arrival at Toronto of Mrs. Theller, Visit of Aaron Vail, Burning of the Steamboat Sir Robert Peel, Kingston to Montreal, Transportation of Wolfred Nelson to Bermuda, Escape of Brophy from Fort Henry, Lord Durham, Battles of Odeltown and Le Cole, Battle of Prescott, Battle of Windsor, Seizure of the Schooner Victory, etc. & Lande 832. Sabin 95297. TPL 2217.

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        Arcana Entomologica or Illustrations on new, rare, and interesting Insects. London. William Smith (1841)-1845.

      2 voll., in 8°, leg. edit. in t.tela (percallina) con antico restauro ai dorsi, figura impressa in oro sul piatto ant. e scritte in oro sul dorso, pp. IV-192, pp. (4)-191-(1), ex-libris nel primo foglio di risguardo; 96 bellissime tavv., finemente colorate a mano, litografate e dis. dall'Autore. Discreta la rilegatura, ottimo l'interno. Esemplare piuttosto raro.BrM(NH), 2303. Horn.-Sch., 23764. Nissen ZBI, 4376.Le bellissime tavole di quest'opera rappresentano per lo più Coleottei e Lepidotteri: veramente stupende quelle ambientate. Il lavoro venne pubblicato in due versioni: con le tavole colorate e in b.n. Le specie descritte dall'Autore (1805-1893), entomologo, archeologo e pittore-naturalista, provengono per lo più dall'Africa, dall'Asia e dall'Australia. La numerazione delle tavole è la seguente: 1-95, 68/bis

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        Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan

      New York:: Harper & Brothers,. 1841.. First edition. Hardcover. A travel classic describing the 1839 and 1840 discoveries by Stephens of some of the monuments of Mayan culture, such as those in Copan, Palenque and Uxmal. In two volumes. 8vo, viii, 424pp; vii, 474pp. With plates and folding map. Brown gilt cloth with Mayan gilt designs at front covers, gilt decorated spines. Covers sunned, marked, fraying at spines. Fox spotting throughout, tear to map at horizontal fold; early owner signatures.

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        Om Begrebet Ironi med stadigt Hensyn til Socrates.

      Orig. udgave. Kbhvn. 1841. 350 s. Meget rent eksemplar indbundet i smukt samtidigt halvlæder med guldstreger på ryggen. Gammelt navn på friblad.1st edition. Very clean copy bound in nice contemporary halfleather with gold on spine. Old name on flyleaf.. Himmelstrup 8.Salgseksemplar uden 'Theser' (skal heller ikke være der).Sales copy without 'Theser' (which is not supposed to be included)

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        Autograph letter signed ("J. Maurice").

      St. Petersburg, [8 April 1841]. - Large 8vo. 3 pp. Bifolium with integral address panel. Comprehensive letter to the French philosopher and writer Pierre-Simon Ballanche. Maurice describes quite hauntingly his loneliness in cold St. Petersburg, where he was suffering from a long winter, but especially under the insulation and the intellectually less fertile environment ("isolement et la sterilite intellectuelle dans laquelle je m'y trouve"). He feels lonesome and lost ("isole et perdu"), and only the Grand Duchess's graciousness keeps him at St. Petersburg (je n'aime ici person et si ce n'etait la bonte de Madame la Gd. D[uch]esse, je n'y resterais"): "[ ] Grace au ciel je me porte bien. En fait de maladie depuis mon entrée sur le territoire russe je n'ai éprouvé qu'une assez violente nostalgie qui me tourmente depuis un mois, ou deux, et me plonge dans un allanguissement que je ne puis surmonter. Tout travail m'est impossible, à peine si le courage me reste pour donner mes leçons et lire un peu. C'est qu'aussi l'hiver est ici bien long. Il n'y a que trois jours que la Névà a brisé ses glaces et bien des rives de la ville sont encore couvertes d'une épaisse couche de glace que l'on casse à grands coups de hache. Les canaux qui traversent la ville [ ] sont encore couverts d'une glace qui n'a pas moins d'un mètre d'épaisseur. Pas une feuille encore, pas un brin d'herbe, et cependant le ciel est presque toujours paré de ce froid soleil qui n'est là sans doute que pour éclairer et se faire moquer de lui, il est presque aussi froid que chez nous la lune.Les jours commencent à être très longs. Avant quatre heure déjà le soleil est levé et à neuf heures du soir il est encore grand jour [ ]". - Moreover, Maurice comments Ballanche's failed aspirations on a seat in the French Academy; Ballanche, who had repeatedly run for a seat, was defeated by, among others, Victor Hugo, and should gather a seat in the year after. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Saggi Di Naturali Esperienze Fatte Nell'accademia Del Cimento

      Firenze, Tip. Galileiana,, 1841-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. 3 p. â„“., [3]-133 p., 2 â„“., 183, vii, [2], ix-xc p. XXII copper engraved fold out plates. 27 cm. Original boards. Hardcover. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Noted Science Historian, I. Bernard Cohen's book. 3rd ed of the Accademie Del Cimento 1666 work. Presents many experiments performed by Academy since its creation ten years earlier. These experiments primarily involve temperature and atmospheric pressure, and the finely engraved plates show the various apparatus employed.

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        Niagara Falls [Tab. 39]

      Paris, Coblentz and London: 1841. Hand-coloured aquatint engraving by Lucas Weber after Bodmer, issue with date at end of English imprint. 16 1/4 x 21 3/16 inches. 17 1/2 x 24 11/16 inches. This is one of greatest landscape images to result from the Bodmer's and Prince Maximilian's expedition. Bodmer saw the Falls for the first time on 28 June 1834 and was clearly inspired by the scenic splendor of one of the great natural wonders of the world. The travelers had reached the Falls towards the end of their expedition. Leaving Vincennes, Indiana, on about 11 June, they had traveled east, arriving on the Ohio opposite Louisville, Kentucky. Here they took ship for Cincinnati and Portsmouth following the route of the Ohio Canal along the Scioto River north to Cleveland on Lake Erie. From here they took a steamboat to Buffalo, New York. Niagara Falls remained a favorite subject of artists throughout the first half of the nineteenth century, but the present representation is arguably the finest to appear in print. 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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        Repertorio Amministrativo Ossia Collezione di Leggi, Decreti, Reali

      1841. [Kingdom of the Two Sicilies]. [Petitti, Pompillo, Editor]. Repertorio Amministrativo Ossia Collezione di Leggi, Decreti, Reali Rescritti, Ministeriali, Regolamenti, Ed Istruzioni Sull'Amministrazione Civile del Regno delle due Sicilie. Palermo: Dalla Reale Stamperia, 1841. Three volumes. [And] Supplemento al Repertorio Amministrativo Ossia Collezione di Leggi, Decreti, Reali Rescritti, Ministeriali, Regolamenti, Ed Istruzioni Sull'Amministrazione Civile del Regno delle due Sicilie. Naples: Tipografia fu Migliaccio, 1845. Octavo (8" x 5"). Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards (Supplemento has textured paper boards), spines have identical raised bands, gilt fillets and gilt titles. Moderate rubbing to boards and extremities, 1/2" circular piece missing from center of Volume I, a few nicks and minor scuffs to boards. Faint dampstaining and foxing in some places, interiors otherwise fresh. * Third and final edition. This treatise on administrative law and judicial administration in the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies is cast in the form of a topical digest of laws, legislation and decisions with commentary and summaries. Its first two editions were published in 1838 and 1839. OCLC locates 1 copy of this title in North America (at Harvard's Widener Library, which has a first edition), no copies of the Supplemento.

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        THE COOK NOT MAD, OR RATIONAL COOKERY; BEING A COLLECTION OF ORIGINAL AND SELECTED RECEIPTS... Being a Collection of Original and Selected Receipts, Embracing Not Only the Art of Curing Various Kinds of Meats and Vegetables for Futher Use, but of Cooking, in its General Acceptation, to the Taste, Habits, and Degrees of Luxury, Prevalent with The

      Watertown: Knowlton & Rice. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1841. Hardcover. We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 108 incl index pages; 1 vol. The Cook Not Mad, or Rational Cookery; Being a Collection of Original and Selected Receipts Being a Collection of Original and Selected Receipts, Embracing not only the art of curing various kinds of meats and vegetables for futher use, but of Cooking, In its general acceptation, to the taste, habits, and degrees of luxury, prevalent with the American Publick, in Town and Country. To which are added, Directions for preparing comforts for the Sick Room: together with sundry Miscellaneous kinds of information, of impo rtance to housekeepers in general, nearly all tested by experience... Watertown: Knowlton & Rice, 1841. 12mo, orig. Printed bds. ; very slight edge wear, back board Repaired. Green paper covered boards with cloth spine. Minor internal spotting. Interesting recipes. Lowenstein 264; American Imprints 41-1293 .

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        Poems of Geoffrey Chaucer, Modernized

      London: Whittaker & Co, 1841 - An important collection of 19th-century translations of Chaucer into modern English edited by Richard Hengist Horne, with translations by William Wordsworth, Leigh Hunt and Elizabeth Barrett Browning First edition. 8vo. cxlvii, [i, errata,] 331, [1] pp. Publisher's green cloth, gilt-stamped spine, by Westleys & Clark, London, spine borwned, joints a little frayed, very good [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Pic nic papers

      By various hands. Edited by Charles Dickens, Esq. Author of ‘[so volume one; the others have, correctly, double inverted commas] The Pickwick Papers,” “Nicholas Nickleby,” &c. With Illustrations by George Cruikshank, Phiz, &c. In three volumes. London: Henry Colburn, Publisher, Great Marlborough Street, 1841. 3 Vols., lge.12mo; half-titles not called for; frontispiece with tissue guard, and three, plates in volumes one and two, frontispiece and five plates in volume three; the first leaf of the final gathering in volume two, the title-page and second leaf of advertisements in volume three, are single insets; pp.[viii]+323+[i (blank)]; [iv]+298; [ii]+378+[iv (advertisements]; publisher’s inserted catalogue, 8pp., dated May, 1841, at end of volume two; vertically fine-ribbed bright grass-green cloth, ruled blind on sides and spine, elaborately blocked blind on sides, lettered gilt on spine (with title, volume number, ‘EDITED / BY / BOZ’ and ‘LONDON / COLBURN’); top- and fore- edges uncut; end-papers coated pale yellow. Small, and virtually invisible, restorations to cloth at head of one volume and tail of another (mentioned only because we had them done, and thus know they are there); insignificant fading to cloth of spines; tissues foxed, with offsetting onto frontispieces; half a dozen fox-spots on edges of volume two; otherwise, and in effect, a very fine, crisp, copy. Scarce, especially thus. The second state of text, p.[iii], l.3 of text having the corrected reading, ‘young publisher’ instead of ‘publisher young’ as in the first state; the misprint on the title-page to volume one appears to be unrecorded. The prelims. to volume one are here apparently a cancel, bearing on the verso of the title-page the imprint of Palmer (who also printed volume two), the rest of the volume being printed by Cox. Eckel is in error in suggesting that the whole of volume one was reprinted by Palmer. Two of the plates are by George Cruikshank, six by Phiz, and six by R.J. Hamerton. Literary contributions are by Dickens, Agnes Strickland, Leitch Ritchie, Allan Cunningham, W.H. Maxwell, Thomas Moore, William Harrison Ainsworth, Horace Smith, etc. Among the anonymous pieces is a short novel concerned with necromancy. Sadleir, 703, not noticing the state; not in Wolff or Locke; Cohn, 236; Gimbel, B109. All books listed by Robert Temple are first editions unless otherwise stated.

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        THE WESTOVER MANUSCRIPTS: CONTAINING THE HISTORY OF THE DIVIDING LINE BETWIXT VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA; A JOURNEY TO THE LAND OF EDEN, A.D. 1733; AND A PROGRESS TO THE MINES. WRITTEN FROM 1728 TO 1736, AND NOW FIRST PUBLISHED

      Petersburg: Edmund and Julian Ruffin, 1841.. iv,143,[1]pp. Original pink boards; rebacked in later cloth. Boards heavily worn. Front inner hinge cracked but holding. Moderately foxed. Good. First edition. Posthumously published writings of William Byrd II (1635-1744), prominent Virginia planter, author, and colonial official. In 1728, Byrd was one of the commissioners appointed to delineate the disputed border between Virginia and North Carolina. "His history gives an excellent description of the region along this disputed line. The book is one of genuine literary merit and displays a keen sense of humor. Byrd makes many references to the indolence of North Carolinians, their lack of religion, their poverty, laziness, and disrespect for law and order" - Clark. HOWES B1077, "aa." SABIN 9721. CLARK I:48-50.

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        Traité théorique et pratique du magnétisme animal ou méthode facile pour apprendre à magnétiser. COPY SIGNED BY RICARD TO SAINT-VICTOR

      Paris : Germer Baillière 1841 Grand in-8° relié demi-chagrin de l'époque, XII-556 pages. Coins émoussés avec des morsures de peaux sans manques à la charnière. Plats frottés. Bel et très rare envoi de l'auteur sur la page de titre au Marquis de Saint-Victor, un des principal expérimentateur du magnétisme sur la page de titre. xii, 556 pages. Very Good. First Edition. "This well-constructed work begins with a useful summary of the history of animal magnetism up to 1840. The remainder of the book is takenup with lessons on the theory and application of animal magnetism. Ricarddiscusses the magnetic fluid, natural and magnetic somnambulism, and his own experiences with magnetic healing. He also has a chapter on 'spiritualistic somnambulists' and another on magnetic ecstasy. The book is a successful attempt to give the reader an overall view of the nature and practice of animal magnetism" (Crabtree, Animal Magnetism, Early Hypnotism, and Psychical Research, 1766-1925. An Annotated Bibliography no. 444). COPY INSCRIBED TO Marquis de St Victor Très bon couverture rigide Edition originale Signé par l'auteur

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        Autograph Letter Signed, 2 pp on one 8vo sheet, Christ Church, March 18, 1879

      Dodgson writes to editor and journalist Thomas Gibson Bowles, (1841-1922) founder of the magazines The Lady and the English Vanity Fair. He begins by explaining he reason for coming to London to see his brother, "off next morning for Zanzibar...he is going as a missionary...." Dodgson continues with a discussion of formulating word games. "I agree with you that the name 'Word - Links'...might be amended. But 'permutation' won't work do (it is what one does in solving an anagram), nor do I like 'evolution' which wouldn't apply to all cases (e.g. 'pig-sty') - How do you like 'Doublets'? I'll think it over, & if a better name occurs, I will write. I should have thought 'ape-man' too lazy for a 'special acrostic'...." He signs, "In haste...C.L. Dodgson." Slight soiling at upper margins, else fine.

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        Autograph Letter Signed, oblong 8vo, Christ Church, Oxford, March 17, 1892

      Referring to the shortened version of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," known as the "Nursery Alice," Dodgson writes to editor and journalist Thomas Gibson Bowles, (1841-1922) founder of the magazines The Lady and the English Vanity Fair. He begins, "Dear Sir," and to the left of signature, he identifies his correspondent as, "The Editor of 'The Lady.'" "Dear Sir, I am very much obliged to you for so kindly allowing my quasi- advertisement to stand at the head of the Syzygy-article. As soon as the 'People's Edition" of the "Nursery Alice' is sold, I will at once withdraw paragraph (1). Truly yours, C. L. Dodgson."

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        Bampou Shousho Yoji-hen. [A wordbook of English language. Text in English-Japanese.]

      Japan, Owari: Kajo Shooku zohan, 1841 - Bound with yellow paper wrappers, stained. Title label to the front board, faded and small stamped. Small sumi-ink notations to rear board. Pencil notation to recto of title page. With a new preserved case. 23.8x16.3cm. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The History of Surrey, by Edward Wedlake Brayley. Assisted by John Britton and E.W. Brayley, Junior. The Geological Section by Gideon Mantell

      Dorking: Robert Best Ede, 1841-48., 1841. First Editions. 5 volumes as 10 parts. Publisher's original embossed purple cloth with gilt titles to evenly faded spines, yellow e.p.s. , edges untrimmed. Illustrated with 127 full page steel engraved plates by Thomas Allom, Thompson and olthers (some folding), with tissue guard, 2 vignettes and 4 coats of arms. The geological sketch is by Gideon Mantell. Binding rubbed and marked; some foxing, mostly to page edges and frontispieces. Bookplate to paste downs. A tight set.

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        The Negroland of the Arabs Examined and Explained; Or; An Inquiry into the Early History and Geography of Central Africa

      London: J. Arrowsmith 1841, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 143pp. Near fine. Octavo. Coated yellow endpapers. Folding map and 2 small diagram maps in text. Brown decorative cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Corners mildly bumped. an attractive clean copy. Inscribed to Jones Tusin "from the author" on the half title. John Ralph Willis blookplate inside front cover with Native African playing an instrument. Willis was a Princeton professor and collector of Africana..

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

      Belle-Vue, Druck und Verlag der deutschen Volkshalle 1841 - VIII, IV, 376 S., 1 Bl. Gr-8°. Halbleder der Zeit mit Rückenschild und etwas Rückenvergoldung. Erste Ausgabe. - Bothien, Belle-Vue 128. - nicht bei Stammhammer u. Friedlaender. - "'Das Werk soll . der Inbegriff aller meiner bisher gedruckten Schriften sein, über welche ich bis jetzt noch nicht das Urtheil der Verwerfung gesprochen .' Mit diesen Worten machte der Verfasser den Stellenwert deutlich, den er selbst seinen Ausführungen beimass. Das Hauptziel, das er mit der Herausgabe des Buches verfolgte, 'bestand . darin, die Deutschen im nördlichen Theile unsers Vaterlandes, wohin die Schriften der politisch-reformatorischen Richtung der Germanen noch nicht gedrungen sind ., mit unsern Grundsätzen, Ideen und Bestrebungen vertrauter zu machen, um dadurch zur innigern Annäherung der beiden Reichstheile, also zur immer größern Befestigung der Reichseinheit und der Nationalität einen Beitrag zu leisten.' Entstanden ist ein vielschichtiges Werk, in dem historisch-vergleichend die Situation im 16. und 19. Jahrhundert dargelegt, aber auch die nach Wirths Überzeugung unverrückbaren Bewegungsgesetze der Geschichte erläutert und Ausblicke in die Zukunft gegeben werden. Ausserdem rechtfertigt Wirth das Vorgehen der deutschen Opposition in den 1830er Jahren, entwickelt u.a. ein umfassendes politisch-soziales Reformprogramm und gibt konkrete Handlungsanweisungen. . Die Reaktionen auf das Werk waren überwiegend negativ: In Preussen wurde das Buch verboten. Das Buch war wohl kein Erfolg. In der Novelle Walderode . heisst es resigniert: 'Man mochte das Werk nicht, und der Verfasser büßte an den Verlagskosten mehrere hundert Gulden ein.'" (Bothien). - Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, teilweise etwas stockfleckig. Gutes Exemplar. (Rech. Trauz.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THREE VOLUMES BOUND IN ONE: THE ART OF MAKING MASTS, YARDS, GAFFS, BOOMS, BLOCKS, AND OARS; THE ART OF RIGGING; THE ART OF SAIL MAKING

      London: Charles Wilson (late Norie & Wilson), 1841, 1848, 1843 All three of books are bound into a single volume. The full titles and details of the three books are: 1] Published 1841, no author listed. Second edition. The Art of Making Masts, Yards, Gaffs, Booms, Blocks, and Oars, as Practised in The Royal Navy, and According to the Most Approved Methods in The Merchant Service; Including a Description of an Improved Rule for Mast-Makers: Also a New Method, by Whch Large Yards May be Made From Small Trees, and Repaired When Sprung in the Slings, etc. 184 pages with two foldouts and a number of tables: 2] Published 1848. A new edition revised and re-compiled by George Biddlecombe. The Art of Rigging; Containing an Alphabetical Explanation of Terms and Phrases, and Directions for Operations; to Which are Added, Tables of the Relative Strength of Chain and Hempen Cables; Also, The Method of Progressive Rigging Together with Copious Tables of the Qualities and Dimensions of the Standing and Running Rigging, Expressly Adapted for Merchant-Shipping and Yachts. 136 pages with folded frontis and 14 steel engravings: 3] Published 1843. Fourth edition, corrected and improved. No author listed. The Art of Sail-Making, as Practised in The Royal Navy, and According to the Most Approved Methods in the Merchant Service, Accompanied with the Parliamentary Regulations Relative to Sails and Sail-Cloth; The Admiralty Instructions for Manufacturing Canvas for Her Majesty's Navy, Form of Tender, etc. 158 pages with illustrations and tables. The full calf binding was probably done privitely by a previous owner and appears contemporary to the mid 1800's. Marbled endpapers. Text block edges marbled. Spine rebacked with original spine attached. Covers show moderate wear. Owner's signature to two of the three title pages. A very good copy.. Hardcover.

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        [Plate] HOO-WAN-NE-KA, A Winnebago Chief. [From HISTORY OF THE INDIAN TRIBES OF NORTH AMERICA]

      [Philadelphia: J. T. Bowen, 1841]. Printed and coloured at J.T. Bowen’s Lithographic Establishment. A beautifully lithographed colour plate reproduced from the original painting by Charles Bird King. Folio, image size roughly 14.5 by 9 inches, with captions beneath, printed on a folio sheet of rag paper measuring 20 by 14.5 inches. An original handcoloured PLATE FROM 'One of the most costly and important works ever published on the American Indians' -Field. The lithographs from McKenney and Hall’s HISTORY OF THE INDIAN TRIBES OF NORTH AMERICA are not only amongst the greatest hand-coloured American illustrated plates of the 19th century, but are also an American cultural treasure providing an historical record of the portraits of the chiefs, warriors and women of the various tribes. The lithographs are faithfully produced from original oil paintings either by Charles Bird King painted from life in his studio in Washington or reproduced by King from the watercolours of the famous frontier artist James Otto Lewis as well as a few other artists.

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        Viaggio intorno al globo

      Turin,: Fontana,, 1841.. Two volumes bound together, octavo, four wood-engraved plates; early presentation and ownership inscriptions on front endpaper and flyleaf, some scattered foxing, front and rear hinges reinforced with linen tape at an early date, else a very good copy in contemporary morocco-backed marbled boards, joints expertly repaired. Second edition of the book, much expanded with additional chapters from its first appearance in French in 1834, which is now extremely rare. Additions include pieces by Paolo Emilio Botta - the doctor aboard the HÈros - on the inhabitants of both Hawaii and California, as well as a vocabulary of Hawaiian and a list of numerals. A further edition appeared in Naples the following year.Hill, 600; Judd, 57.

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        Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians. By Geo, Catlin. Written During Eight Years' Travel Amongst the Wildest Tribe of Indians in North America. In 1832, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, and 39

      NY: Wiley and Putnam,, 1841. 2 volumes, small quarto, viii, 264 pp. + viii, 266 pp., has the 2 single page maps but not the folding map, 172 irregularly numbered plates with seven illustration numbers not used (some plates have up to four illustrations) of 177, the errata slip not present; original cloth rubbed and chipped, especially at tails of spines, hinges weak and those in first volume have ineffectual old taping, age toning and age staining, heavy on titles, a good- only set. Photos available upon request.

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