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        HISTOIRE DU BOSSUET TOME 1 A 20

      OUTHENIN CHALANDRE FILS. 1841. In-16 Carré. Relié demi-cuir. Etat du neuf. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable. Tome 1: Correspondance1 864 pages.Tome 2 ecriture sainte 1 635 pages.Tome 3 écriture sainte 2 707 pages. Tome 4 piété 1 724 pages. Tome 5 piété 2 512 pagesTome 6 Sermons 1 845 pages. Tome 7 Sermons 2 850 pages.Tome 8 Sermons 3 820 pages.Tome 9 administtration 644 pages. Tome 10 éducation 1041 pages. Tome 11 Controverse 1 760 pages. Tome 12 controverse 2742 pages Tome 13 controverse 3 724 pages.Tome 14 Controverse 4 783 pages Tome 15 Controverse 5 732 pages. Tome 16 Controverse 6 844 pages.Tome 17 contrverse 7 799 pages. Tome 18 Correspondance 1 800 pages. Tome 19 Correspondance 2 832 pages. Tome 20 Correspondance 3 644 + 164 pages.

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        Dictionnaire universel et raisonné de marine, par une société de savans et de marins

      Au bureau du dictionnaire de marine Relié 1841 In-4 (19.5x29.5 cm), relié demi-veau, titre et auteur dorés au dos lisse orné de liserés dorés, 680 pages, ouvrage renfermant des recherches historiques sur l'origine, le développement et l'influence de la marine des différentes nations, bien complet des 18 planches, deux dernières planches en couleurs, envoi à l'amiral Ducrest de Villeneuve ; coiffes, coins et coupes frottés, traces de frottement sur les plats, mors et dos à peine frottés, pâles rousseurs à l'intérieur, bon exemplaire. Nos envois des ouvrages de moins de 60 Euros se font par colissimo (tarif de La Poste), et en colissimo Recommandes au-dela sauf avis contraire de votre part.

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        9 griechische Urkunden auf Papier mit jeweils eigenh. U. ("Othon"). Athen, 1841 bis 1848.

      1841. Jew. mit gest. kalligraphischer Kopfzeile und papiergedecktem Siegel. Zusammen 9 SS. 4to. Sammlung von Bekanntmachungen der griechischen Regierung unter Otto I. Seltene Dokumente mit der Unterschrift des Königs in griechischer Schrift. - Die von verschiedenen Sekretären verfaßten Urkunden behandeln hauptsächlich Urlaubszeiten und -vertretungen von Ministern und ihren Stellvertretern; darunter als bekanntestes Regierungsmitglied der Jurist und Universitätsprofessor bzw. zweimalige Universitätsrektor Georgios Rallis (1805-1883). Rallis war einer der bedeutendsten Politiker Griechenlands im 19. Jh. und von 1841 bis 1860 Angehöriger der Regierung Ottos I., u. a. in diversen Ministerposten wie Bildungs-, Justiz-, Finanz- und Außenminister. Betrifft ferner die Ernennung von G. Rallis zum Justizminister 1848. - Beiliegend 2 weitere Dokumente u. Schreiben der Regierung, die Rallis betreffen (1840 und 1853). - Teilweise leicht knittrig und mit kl. Falzrissen, insgesamt gut erhalten.

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        Allgemeine Anatomie. Lehre von den Mischungs- und Formbestandtheilen des menschlichen Körpers.

      Voss Leipzig 1841 ( Erste Ausgabe ) Mit XXIV, 1048 Seiten, 1 Blatt. Mit 5 ausfaltbaren Tafeln in Stahlstich sowie 32 in den Text gedruckten Holzschnitten. Schlichter neuerer Halbleinenband, 8° ( 21 x 13 cm ). Einband berieben, etwas fleckig, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, oberes Kapital des schmalen Einbandrückens etwas ausgefranst. Innen Besitzvermerk von alter Hand auf dem Titelblatt, Seiten teils etwas fleckig oder stockfleckig, die Tafeln stockfleckig, insgesamt etwas unfrisch. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 1000 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Henle, Anatomie, Formbestandteilen, Mensch, Körper, Körperbau

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        1841 S. Giulia cimitero di Bonate di Sotto

      1841. Disegno n° 43 raffigurante il cimitero di Bonate, attribuito al famoso pittore bergamasco Pietro Ronzoni (Serina 1781 - Bergamo 1862). Opera pubblicata in "La Bergamasca / e dintorni / di / Pietro Ronzoni" di Lanfranco Ravelli critico d'arte bergamasco. Pubblicazione di 60 disegni edita sia dalla Banca di Bergamo che dalla Galleria Previtali di Bergamo. Montato in elegante cornice di ciliegio chiaro della misura di cm. 34x44. Al disegno è allegato uno dei volumi prima citati su cui è stato pubblicato mm 190x280

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        An Epitome, Historical and Statistical, Descriptive of the Royal Naval Service of England.

      London: Ackermann and Company, , 1841. With the assistance of Lieutenant Lawford Miles, R.N. Embellished with eight highly-finished, coloured, engraved views of shipping, by W. Knell, besides fourteen coloured illustrations of the flags, pendants, and ensigns, as worn by Her Majesty's ships and vessels in commission. Octavo. Original grey-green diaper-grain cloth, ornamental blind blocking on sides, gilt motif of the stern of a ship of the line on front cover, neatly rebacked with the original red skiver spine laid down, yellow coated endpapers. 8 hand-coloured aquatints, 14 hand-coloured illustrations of flags in the text. Spine a little rubbed, some wear to corners otherwise a very good copy. First edition. A most attractive work containing really spirited plates, with excellent colouring, engraved by Newton Smith Fielding after William Adolphus Knell. Knell had originally worked in "the popular Dutch seventeenth-century marine style, [but] in mid-career he shifted to an English manner to maintain his share of the market. The results were lighter and less heavy-handed pictures marked by translucent seas and broader handling in the skies. He specialized in inshore scenes of England, France, and the Low Countries" (ODNB). With the simple engraved bookplate of "Conygham": Albert Denison (formerly Conyngham), first Baron Londesborough (1805-1860), "enthusiastic antiquary", connoisseur of the arts and politician, "on 4 September 1849 he had taken the sole name of Denison, in lieu of that of Conyngham, to comply with the will of his uncle the banker and MP William Joseph Denison, whose enormous wealth he inherited" (ODNB).

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        \"Wilhelm I. Koenig von Württemberg\". Ganzfigur nach viertellinks in Generalsuniform zu Pferde, in Begleitung seiner Suite, im Hintergrund ein trabendes württembergisches Reiterregiment bei einem Manöver, dahinter Infanterie und Artillerie.

       Altkol. Lithographie von Gustav Kraus, dat. 1841, 52 x 43,5 cm. Pressler 599. - Aus der Serie der sog. \"Fürstenbilder\". - Auf braunen Karton aufgezogen, die Inschrift und das Wappen unten gesondert montiert. Herrliches Altkolorit! Versand D: 6,00 EUR Porträts, Ludwig I., Wittelsbacher

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        Handschriftliches \"Kochbuch 1841\". Nro. 1: [verschiedene feine Bäckereyen]. Nro. 2: [von Suppen und verschiedenen Speisen].

      [o. O., 1841.] Gr.-8°. Pag. 2 OHefte der Zeit, mit hds. Titelschild. Einige hds. Rezepte liegen bei. Zwei nummierte handschriftliche Kochbücher. - Gbrsp., vorletzter Seite m. Rezepte m. Ausschnitt, fleckig. - Mit je einem Inhaltsverzeichnis, u. a. gestoßene Suppe, franz. Suppe, Brisel Suppe, Rehschlegel, Kälberne Vögerln, gedünste Aenten, verschirte Rossbraten, Wildanten Bastete, Butterschnützeln, Glar Soß, Fritats Strudl, Linzer Torte, Mandel Torte, Berg Torte, Brössel Torte, Harte Zuckertorte, Gefrorenes Brod, Chocolade Strudl, Kaiser Butter, Brodkoch, Spritzstrauben, Biskotten, Aneis-Zwiback, Zucker Pretzln, Herzog Brad, schwedisches Brod. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Kochbücher

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        Deutsches eheliches Güterrecht

      Oldenburg, Verlag der Schulzechen Buchhandlung, 1841 - 543 Seiten antik gebundene Ausgabe Deutsches eheliches Güterrecht, Einband stark beriebenm Ecken bestoßen sowie eingerissen, Einbandrücken fehlt, altersentsprechende Gebrauchsspuren zu erkennen, Seiten lösen sich vom Einband (jedoch alle Seiten noch vorhanden), Schriftbild in altdeutsch, Seiten und Schnitt stark nechgedunkelt, Maße ca. 13 cm x 21,5 cm Sprache: Deutsch gebundene Ausgabe, Hardcover/Pappeinband [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Viaggio intorno al globo principalmente alla California ed alle isole Sandwich negli anni 1826, 1827, 1828, e 1829 di A. Duhat-Cilly [...] Coll'aggiunta delle osservazioni sugli abitanti di quei paesi di Paolo Emilio Botta - -Traduzione dal francese di Carlo Botta

      Fontana, 1841. In 8, 2 voll., pp. XVI + 296; 392 + (1) con due vedute alle antip. e due tavv. f.t. in xil. raffiguranti S. Francisco, S. Luis Rey, Fort Ross, e le Hawaii. Danni rip. al d. di entrambi i voll. Gora al margine est. delle ultime 6 cc. e mancanze al margine sup. int. delle ultime 15 cc. del II vol. Br. ed. Prima edizione italiana, integrata dalle osservazioni del medico di bordo Botta, del resoconto dei viaggi del mercante francese Duhaut-Cilly che arrivo' a Yerba Buena nel 1827, fonte importante nella storia dell'esplorazione della California e delle Isole Hawaii. Hill, p. 23; Howes D, 547; Sabin, 21164. ITA

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        Incidents of a Whaling Voyage. To Which are Added Observations on the Scenery, Manners and Customs, and Missionary Stations, of the Sandwich and Society Islands, Accompanied by Numerous Lithographic prints

      NY: D. Appleton and Co., 1841. b/w plates. (xi)-360 pp. “...Olmstead took to the sea for reasons of health. He boarded the North America at New London... The ship hunted whales in the Atlantic, rounded Cape Horn, and headed for the Hawaiian Islands. His account of the region resulted in ‘one of the wittiest pictures of Hawaii created prior to the visit of Mark Twain.’ The ship also visited Tahiti and the South Pacific, suffered various adventures and disasters, and made a fair catch of whales.” - Hill 1262. Jenkins p. 133. Forster 76. The plates are after his own drawings, and feature dramatic whaling scenes, as well as an early depiction of surf boarding. One of the most important books on 19th century American whaling. From the library of Clifford Ashley, with his bookplate laid in.. Original cloth, spine laid down. Scattered foxing and tanning, but a good copy.

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        Autograph letter (fragment) signed. N. p. o. d., [c. 1841].

      1841. 4to. 2 pp. With blindstamped monogram. To an addressee in Vienna (possibly Ignaz Bösendorfer?): "[...] Demandez à [Karl Georg] Likl auquel vous ferez bien mes amitiés, de prier de ma part le meilleur facteur de physharmonicas, de vouloir bien me prêter pendant 5 ou 6 mois un physharmonica qui devra m'être adressé le plus tôt qu'il le pourra chez Mr. Lefebre, 40 Cäcilien Strasse à Cologne. Je ne sais si je pourrai garder cet instrument mais en tout cas je voudrais l'avoir ce printemps à Cologne pour des raisons que je vous dirai plus tard. S'il était possible que le même facteur fabrique pour moi un instrument à deux claviers dont l'un Physharmonica, l'autre Pianoforte, et que moyennant je ne sais quel mécanisme on peut faire aller au besoin les deux claviers ensemble, cela m'enchanterait. Peut-être même pourrait-on poser les deux claviers sur une pédale de deux octaves - ce qui compléterait l'instrument. - Il va sans dire qu'il faut que le Piano soit excellent et le Physharmonica idem. Je désire aussi que le tout se fabrique sans qu'on dise que c'est pour moi et que Likl et vous me gardiez le plus absolu secret. Si la chose reuissit" (breaking off). Published in: Eva Badura-Skoda, "Eine private Briefsammlung", in: Festschrift Otto Erich Deutsch (Kassel 1963), p. 280-290, at p. 286f.

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        Autograph letter signed ("Rossini"). N. p., 2. III. 1841.

      1841. 4to. 1 p. on bifolium. With address. In Italian, to "Madame La Baronne de Wetzlar", thanking for all her kindness shown to him during his sojourn at Venice, which he quits with a heavy heart: "[...] lascio qui tutto il mio cuore il mio pensiero, solo mi conforta nella pena di lasciare Venezia la certezza di un pronto ritorno [...]". - Some brownstaining.

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        WILHELM I., König von Württemberg (1781 - 1864). "Wilhelm I. Koenig von Württemberg". Ganzfigur nach viertellinks in Generalsuniform zu Pferde, in Begleitung seiner Suite, im Hintergrund ein trabendes württembergisches Reiterregiment bei einem Manöver, dahinter Infanterie und Artillerie.

      - Altkol. Lithographie von Gustav Kraus, dat. 1841, 52 x 43,5 cm. Pressler 599. - Aus der Serie der sog. "Fürstenbilder". - Auf braunen Karton aufgezogen, die Inschrift und das Wappen unten gesondert montiert. Herrliches Altkolorit! [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Shocking Murder of Mr Adams--Our Printer--The Body Discovered

      1841. An Account of a New York City Murder Overlooked by McDade [Trial]. Colt, John [1810-1842], Defendant. "Shocking Murder of Mr Adams--Our Printer--The Body Discovered on Board a Vessel--Arrest of the Supposed Murderer, And Observations on the Character of Both, Showing them to be Creatures of Circumstances," The Herald of the New Moral World and Millennial Harbinger, Volume I, No. 17, New York, September 16, 1841, pp. 140-143. Article bound into a complete run of this publication, Volume I, No. 1 to Volume II, No.7. [292] pp. Quarto (10-3/4" x 8"). Contemporary quarter calf over pebbled cloth, gilt fillets, title (reading New Moral World) and volume number (reading Vol. I-II) to spine. Light rubbing to boards, corners bumped, joints cracked, spine abraded with a few large chips just below title and at spine ends. Moderate toning, darker in places, light foxing. Struck-through serial (?) number in small recent hand, interior otherwise clean. * This account is overlooked by McDade, who lists two other newspaper accounts. As the title indicates, Adams was the printer of the Herald of the New Moral World, a liberal general-interest non-denominational Christian periodical. The murderer, John C. Colt, who appears to have acted impulsively during an argument, was the brother of Samuel Colt, the notable gun manufacturer. (For some unknown reason Colt used an axe instead of a pistol.) His deed was discovered when he attempted to ship Adams's body to New Orleans in a crate, where his body would not be identified. For some reason, Samuel Colt promoted the value of his pistol during his testimony, even interrupting the proceedings with a demonstration. No one knows why the court allowed this. John Colt was convicted and sentenced to death. He married his girlfriend the night before his execution and escaped the hangman by stabbing himself in the heart on the following morning. This account is one of the few negative articles in the optimistic Herald, a fascinating publication filled with reports of inventions, discoveries, social improvements and other examples of human progress.

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        Eigenh. Musikzitat mit U. O. O. u. D.

      1841. 1 S. 170:256 mm. 6 Notenzeilen, betitelt "Herz Jesu Bundeslied für Sopran u. Alt". - Der Schüler Simon Sechters war seit 1841 Hoforganist und von 1853 bis 1901 Domkapellmeister an St. Stephan in Wien. Sein kompositorisches Werk umfaßt geistliche und weltliche Werke. - Mittelfalte mit kleinem Einriss, eigenh. Noten auf Verso-Seite.

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        Traité théorique et pratique de l'Ergot de Seigle.

      Envisagé dans ses rapports avec l'Histoire Naturelle, la Chimie, la Toxicologie et la Thérapeutique. Ouvrage couronné par la Société royale de Pharmacie de Paris dans sa séance publique du 22 décembre 1841. ÉDITION ORIGINALE RARE, bien reliée. Paris, Germer Bailliere - Lyon, C. Savy jeune - Turin, Pomba - 1845 - iv et 320 pages. Complet de la planche en couleurs (repliée et reliée in fine). Envoi de l'auteur sur la page du faux titre "A Monsieur le Comte De Salvandy, Ministre de l'instruction publique, de Paris. Hommage de profond respect de l'Auteur. J. Bonjean". Ex-libris de la bibliothèque de Salvandy. Reliure plein veau violine de l'époque. Dos à nerfs richement orné et doré. Double filet doré et dentelle à froid encadrant les plats. Grand fleuron central à froid sur les 2 plats. Filet sur les coupes. Très rares rousseurs. Bon état. Format in-8°(22x14). Joseph Bonjean (1780-1846) était un botaniste français. Pharmacien à Chambéry.

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        Gesamtansicht '. vom Ziegelberge', umgeben v. 14 Detailansichten aus der Stadt u. Umgebung.

      Hamburg, F. J. Stock (1841). - Orig.-Kreidelithographie in 38,5 X 52 cm (Die Gesamtansicht in 13 x 24 cm) v. C. A. Lill nach A. Lemann. Gering stockfleckig u. knickspurig. Unter dem Verlust der Unterschrift, seitlich u. oben teils bis an die Einfassung beschnitten. Auf dünnem Karton alt aufgezogen. Verso (ohne Durchschlag) mit Bleistift bekritzelt. Michael/Ring (Ansichten Lüneburgs im 19. Jh.) 15. - Seltenes Souvenirblatt mit jeweils 5 Randbildern oben u. unten sowie je 2 an den Seiten der Gesamtansicht, darunter Der Sand, Die Saline, Mönchsgarten, Das Kaufhaus und der Hafen, Der Kalkberg, Der Markt u. die Cavallerie-Kaserne, jeweils mit schöner Personen-Staffage. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Joseph Freiherrn von Eichendorffs Werke. Erster Theil. Gedichte.

      Berlin, Simion, 1841. Kl.-8°. 1 B. (gestochene Vignette \"v. Eichendorff´s Werke. Erster Teil\"), XVIII, 514 S. Mit 1 gestoch. Porträt des Dichters als Frontispiz. Grünes HLdr. der Zeit mit reicher Rückenvergoldung. Erstausgabe (WG 12) des Gedichtbandes (= Bd. 1) der ersten Werkausgabe (in 4 Bänden) von 1841. Hier veröffentlichte Eichendorff erstmals eine Reihe von Übersetzungen spanischer Gedichte, insgesamt vierzehn ‚Romanzen\', in einer eigenen Abteilung \"Aus dem Spanischen\" (S. 493-514) zusammengefasst. - Einband etwas beschabt. - Innengelenke mit Leinenstreifen verstärkt (wohl alte Reparatur). Alter Namenseitrag in schöner Schrift a. Vorsatz. Nur die ersten u. letzten Blatt mit ganz wenigen Stockflecken und am Rand der letzten Blatt ein brauner Fleck (Fett?), der Text ist nicht betroffen. An zwei Stellen Spur (leichte Bräunung) von eingelegtem Rosenblütenblatt. Der Buchblock ist aber überwiegend fleckenlos u. insgesamt sehr schön. - Exlibris von Sibylle von Steinsdorff a. Vorsatz. Versand D: 4,00 EUR

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        Zeitschrift des Vereins für Hamburgische Geschichte

      J. A. Meißner / Lütcke & Wulff / H. Christians 1841 - 1962, Hamburg - 8° 47 Bände in 45 Büchern + 2 Registerbände, zwischen 150 u. 600 S. pro Band, Broschierte Ausgaben nicht auf Fotos zu sehen! vorhanden sind die Jahrgänge: 1-3, 4 (neue Folge 2., 3. u. 4. Heft in 2 Büchern), 5-6, 8-41 Hamburg Hamburgica Bände 1-3 und 6-12 blindgepr. Leinen mit Rückenvergold, 12 bis 29 privates Halbleinen, alle anderen broschiert Bände allesamt etwas berieben u. bestoßen, Deckel einiger weniger Bde. gelöst, Rücken einiger broschierter Ausgaben schadhaft, insgesamt in guter Erhaltung [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        LOS PERROS DEL MONTE DE SAN BERNARDO

      Imprenta de Yenes, Madrid 1841 - 67 pp. 12 x 17 cm. Falto de cubiertas originales. Leves muestras de óxido. Todos los envíos peninsulares se hacen por mensajería, con entrega en domicilio. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Code of Signals for the Use of the Mercantile Navy

      first and only edition. 2 volumes. tall 8vo.

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        HISTORIA DE ESPAÑA, con la continuación de Miniana y demás autores hasta el año de 1808 - Aumentada con todos los sucesos que comprenden la historia de su levantamiento, guerra y revolución [ ] hasta 1840

      Oficina del Establecimiento Central, Madrid 1841 - Faltan los tomos 17 y 18 en un volumen. Ofrecemos 11 volúmenes correspondientes a 23 tomos (de 25). Cada volumen, con dos tomos encuadernados. Excepto el último que tiene tres tomos encuadernados. Presenta las puntas algo rozadas. Interiores en buen estado, muy buen papel, limpio, buena calidad y conservación. Todos los envíos peninsulares se hacen por mensajería, con entrega en domicilio. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Epitome, Historical and Statistical, Descriptive of the Royal Naval Service of England. With the assistance of Lieutenant Lawford Miles, R.N. Embellished with eight highly-finished, coloured, engraved views of shipping, by W. Knell, besides fourteen coloured illustrations of the flags, pendants, and ensigns, as worn by Her Majesty's ships and vessels in commission.

      London: Ackermann and Company, 1841 - Octavo. Original grey-green diaper-grain cloth, ornamental blind blocking on sides, gilt motif of the stern of a ship of the line on front cover, neatly rebacked with the original red skiver spine laid down, yellow coated endpapers. Spine a little rubbed, some wear to corners otherwise a very good copy. 8 hand-coloured aquatints, 14 hand-coloured illustrations of flags in the text. First edition. A most attractive work containing really spirited plates, with excellent colouring, engraved by Newton Smith Fielding after William Adolphus Knell. Knell had originally worked in "the popular Dutch seventeenth-century marine style, [but] in mid-career he shifted to an English manner to maintain his share of the market. The results were lighter and less heavy-handed pictures marked by translucent seas and broader handling in the skies. He specialized in inshore scenes of England, France, and the Low Countries" (ODNB). With the simple engraved bookplate of "Conygham": Albert Denison (formerly Conyngham), first Baron Londesborough (1805-1860), "enthusiastic antiquary", connoisseur of the arts and politician, "on 4 September 1849 he had taken the sole name of Denison, in lieu of that of Conyngham, to comply with the will of his uncle the banker and MP William Joseph Denison, whose enormous wealth he inherited" (ODNB). Abbey, Life, 339; Maggs Bibliotheca Nautica 2678; Tooley 329. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Le Mont Rose a Vanzone

      1841. Veduta del massiccio del Monte Rosa presa da Vanzone mm 204x279

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        VIAJE PINTORESCO ALREDEDOR DEL MUNDO (6 VOLUMENES)

      1841. 1841 2ª ed. 6 vols. (30 cm) Enc. holandesa. Grabados S (Ref.37405) geografia viajes

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        The Murders in the Rue Morgue, A Descent into the Malstrom, The islands of the Fay, The Coloquy of Monos and Una, Never Bet the Devil Your Head, Israfel (in Graham's Lady's and Gentleman's Magazine)

      George R. Graham, 1841 These stories are the first appearances of Poe's works: The Murders in the Rue Morgue, A Descent into the Malstrom, The islands of the Fay, The Coloquy of Monos and Una, Never Bet the Devil Your Head, Israfel. In Graham's Lady's and Gentleman's Magazine. Large thick quarto full maroon calf. Publisher's deluxe binding. Covers with decorative borders stamped in gilt and blind. Gilt-decorated turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Spine with raised bands and gilt in compartments. All edges gilt. Plate tissues moderately foxed, else contents especially clean and fresh. A beautiful, very good plus copy. Previous owner's small bookplate attached to front paste-down, rear cover slightly separating at bottom. Housed in a custom-made slipcase.

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        Reisen nach der Stadt des Khalifen, die Ufer des Persischen Meerbusens und des Mittelländischen Meeres entlang. Mit Einschluß einer Reise nach der Küste von Arabien und der Insel Socotra. Aus dem Englischen in's Deutsche übertragen von H. Künzel. 2 Teile in 1 Band.

      Pforzheim, Dennig Finck, 1841. - circa 22,5 x 15 cm. VI SS., 1Bl., 474 SS. Neuerer Leinenband mit marmorierten Deckeln, am Rücken altes Rückenschild wieder verwendet "Henze IV, 476. Seltene erste deutsche Ausgabe des 1840 englisch erschienen Werkes "Travels to the City of the Caliphs", das als eine der besten Beschreibungen der arabischen Welt und insbesondere der Golfregion aus dem 19. Jahrhundert gilt. Der früh verstorbene Offizier Wellsted (1805-1842) war der erste Europäer, der das Innere von Oman betrat. Sein Augenmerk gilt immer auch der Bevölkerung und ihren Sitten, der Stellung der Frauen etc. Mehrfach trifft er auf Räuber, einmal wird er selbst zum Sklavenhändler, er nimmt einen Diener, der sich verliebt und von seinem Herrn überrascht wird, er erlebt ein Erdbeben, beobachtet merkwürdige Bestattungsgebräuche, macht linguistische Beobachtungen etc. " "- Nur zu Beginn und am Ende etwas stockig, sonst meist sauber und nur vereinzelt leicht fleckig. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Storia della Toscana compilata ed in sette epoche distribuita.

      Poligrafia Fiesolana, 1841-43. Sedici volumi di testo di cm. 19,5, pp. 10.000 ca. complessive + un volume di tavole (ad album) di cm. 25,5 x 19 con pp. 64 di testo + 159 tavole incise, alcune delle quali in fine coloritura coeva. Legatura del tempo in mezza pergamena, dorsi lisci con titoli su tasselli per i volumi di testo e legatura in piena pergamena con fermagli metallici (d'epoca posteriore) per l'album di tavole. Esemplare genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione, con solo un alone chiaro alle prime carte del sedicesimo volume. Edizione originale, non comune, di quest'opera erudita ed assai stimata. Accanto all'analisi storica troviamo tre volumi che raccolgono dettagliate biografie di personaggi toscani, mentre due sono dedicati ad un'ampia bibliografia, che riprende e amplia quella del Moreni. La parte iconografica titola: "Monumenti per l'intelligenza della Storia della Toscana, compilata ed in sette epoche distribuita" e sono sono raffigurate carte geografiche, costumi, antichità, numismatica, scene di vita quotidiana, ecc.

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        Barnaby Rudge: A Tale of the Riots of 'Eighty

      London: Chapman and Hall, [1841].. FIRST SEPARATE EDITION. Octavo. With textual engravings by George Cattermole and Hablot K. Brown ('Phiz'). Smith's later issue with Piccadilly address shown on an undated title page and imprint as 'Bradbury Evans and Co., Printers, Whitefriars'; bound in the secondary olive green fine-diaper cloth, gilt-lettered to spine with covers stamped in blind, coated yellow endpapers (Smith notes 'plain' endpapers). "This separate issue is created from portions of Master Humphrey's Clock, the numbering of the pagers therefore being occasionally defective" i.e. bound with unaltered stereotype sheets from the original triple-decker, albeit with a new title page and 'Advertisement' leaf. Contents clean but for the occasional spot or mark; board edges worn, cloth rubbed at joints and a little frayed in places, spine ends show some wear. Very good overall.

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        Le procès des Templiers.

      Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1841,2 vol. in-4 (275 x 220 mm.), vol. 1 : (1) f., VI-681 pp., vol. 2 : VIII-540 pp., reliure cartonnée, rogné en tête seulement, coins usés, traces de mouillures, rousseurs. Texte en latin. Paru dans la "Collection de documents inédits sur l'histoire de France" publiées par ordre du Roi et par les soins du Ministre de l'instruction publique. Première série - histoire politique. "Nous publions dans ce volume (...) l'acte le plus important du procès des Templiers. C'est l'interrogatoire que le Grand Maître et deux cent trente et un chevaliers ou frères servants subirent à Paris par-devant les commissaires pontificaux."

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        Brief mit eigenh. U. Jena, 27. XI. 1841.

      1841. ½ S. auf Doppelblatt. Folio. Mit Adresse (Faltbrief). An den Mechaniker, Maler und Luftfahrtpionier Johann Carl Enslen: "Die von Ihnen eingesandte Abhandlung, die Natur des Lichtes aus seinen Erscheinungen zu erklären, haben Wir erhalten. Wir danken Ihnen dafür, und haben diese Schrift zur Universitäts Bibliothek abgegeben, um den Männern vom Fach die Gelegenheit zu deren Einsicht zu gewähren [...]". - L. F. O. Baumgarten-Crusius war Professor der Theologie an der Universität Jena und gehörte der Lateinischen Gesellschaft in Jena, der Historisch-theologischen Gesellschaft in Leipzig und der Gesellschaft zur Verteidigung des Christentums in Den Haag an. "Als Theologe war er gleichermaßen Gegner der protestantischen Orthodoxie wie eines strikten Rationalismus. Als sein Hauptwerk gilt das zweibändige Kompendium der Dogmengeschichte (1840-46)" (DBE).

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        Histoire des sciences naturelles, depuis leur origine jusqu'à nos jours, chez tous les peuples connus.

      Paris, chez Fortin, Masson et Cie, 1841-1845. 5 vol. in-8 (207x128 mm), demi-chagrin noir de l'époque, plats recouverts de percaline noire avec filet gras doré en encadrement et chiffre doré au centre, dos à nerfs ornés de caissons et filets dorés, tranches mouchetées (quelques coins abîmés et frottements, rousseurs).EDITION LA PLUS COMPLETE et la plus recherchée (les autres ne sont qu'en un ou deux volumes), complétée, annotée et rédigée par Mme Magdeleine de Saint-Agy, d'après les leçons professées par George Cuvier au Collège de France.Ouvrage peu courant ici agréablement relié.Ex-libris gravé de G.M. Tourret

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        Report of the Trial of the Action, Bogle Versus Lawson, For a Libel...

      , 1841. 1841. One of the Most Detailed Accounts of a Major Nineteenth-Century Financial Swindle [Trial]. Hughes, W. Hughes, Editor. "The Times" Testimonal: Report of the Trial of the Action, Bogle Versus Lawson, For a Libel Published in "The Times" London-Newspaper, Tried at the Summer Assizes for the Country of Surrey, Held at Croydon, Monday, August 16, 1841, Before the Right Honourable Sir Nicholas Conyngham Tindal, Knt. Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, And a Special Jury; Together with the Proceedings of a Public Meeting of Merchants, Bankers and Others, Held at the Mansion House, London, Friday, October 1, 1841, On the Subject of Such Action, And of the Committee then Appointed; And Also a List of Subscribers to "The Times" Testimonial. Published by the Committee. London: John Hatchard and Son, Henry Butterworth and Pelham Richardson, 1841. 179, [1] pp. Half-title lacking. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5"). Recent quarter cloth over marbled boards, printed paper title label to spine. Some toning to text, light soiling to title page. A nice copy of a rare title. * First edition. A sensational case of a million-pound plot to defraud continental bankers by forged letters of credit, or lettres circulaires, purporting to have been issued by the bankers Glyn, Hallifax, Mills, & Co. The plot was exposed by a Times of London correspondent in a letter, published in the newspaper on 26th May 1840, which referred to "the great forgery company established on the continent lately detected," and naming the co-conspirators. These included the Marquis of Bourbel, "the chief of the gang," the Baron Louis d'Arjuzon, alias De Castel, Pipe "an Englishman who professes to be a solicitor in London," and Cunningham Graham "an anonymous partner in the house of Bogle, Kerrich, and Co." The case was sensational in both social and in banking circles. It exposed the largely unregulated and certainly sloppy banking practices associated with letters of credit (easy to forge and difficult to police) and the almost brilliant ingenuity of an international gang of con men. The naming of Allan George Bogle-who was almost certainly involved-triggered this libel action against John Joseph Lawson, the printer and publisher of the Times, and resulted in the award of one farthing damages for Bogle, but enormous expense and the co

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        La Physiognomonie ou l' art de connaitre les hommes d' après les traits de leur physionomie, leurs rapports avec les animaux, leurs penchants, etc.

      Lavater, Johann Kaspar. Paris, publié par Gustave Havard, s.d. (circa 1841). La Physiognomonie ou l' art de connaitre les hommes d' après les traits de leur physionomie, leurs rapports avec les animaux, leurs penchants, etc. Traduction nouvelle par A. D' Albanès. In - 4° piccolo, m. pelle dorso a nervi, fregi e titolo in oro, copertine originali conservate. xvi, 320 pp. con ritratto dell' Autore inciso da Villerey e 120 tavole f.t. raffiguranti 750 fisionomie incise in rame. Bell' esemplare di questa rara e pregevole edizione. Caillet, 6236. De Guaita, 1860. Uff. Mob. 1

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        Spécies générales et iconographie des coquilles vivantes comprenant la collection du Muséum d'Histoire naturelle de Paris, la collection Lamarck, celle du Prince Masséna (appartenant maintenant A. M. B. Delessert) et les découvertes récentes des voyageurs. Famille des columellaires. I. Mitre (Mitra), volute (Voluta), marginelle (Marginella).

      Paris, Rousseau, and J. B. Baillière, 1841-1843. 4to (32.0 x 25.0 cm). Title page and half title, 234 pp., 99 finely hand-coloured engraved plates [120 pp., 34 plates (Mitra); 70 pp., 52 plates (Voluta); 44 pp., 13 plates (Marginella)]. Contemporary half cloth over marbled boards. Spines with gilt title. Marbled endpapers.= A very rare large-paper edition of this beautifully executed work of great scientific (taxonomical and nomenclatural) importance containing the descriptions and illustrations of many new and poorly-known shells. The larger quarto edition is more suitable to the fine illustrations by Duménil, Roch, Vaillant, Kiener himself, and others, as this work was meant to be of both scientific and aesthetic value. Nissen only mentions the 8vo edition, but on original wrappers from Kiener's time the work was stated to be available in "Grand in-8°, papier grand-raisin...figures coloriées. 6 fr.", AND "Grand in-4°, papier vélin satiné, figures coloriées 12 [fr]", i.e. twice as expensive. Louis Charles Kiener (1799-1881) made use of the famous Delessert collection and that of the Natural History Museum of Paris, the largest and most varied repositories of conchological material on the continent. "He soon put it to good use; and in 1834 he published the first part of his ?Spécies?... This exquisitely illustrated iconography, started before the Sowerbys and Reeve began to issue theirs, appeared at intervals up to 1880, when eleven volumes had been completed" (Dance, A History of Shell Collecting). This volume covers a fairly coherent group of neogastropods, all with strong plicae on the columella, viz. the Mitridae, Costellariidae, Volutidae, Marginellidae and Cystiscidae. The fine, hand-coloured plates by Maubert, Roch, De la Haye, and others are among the most beautiful illustrations of muricids and ranellids ever published. Publication of these parts started in 1834 with Marginella and was completed in 1841 with the last part of Marginella, with Voluta and Mitra published in 1838-1839 (Faber, 2011). Slight rubbing to the boards, a few sections in the text spotted, but generally rather clean; a few plates with some spots, but mostly clean. The colouring strong yet subtle, often bright, enhanced with gum arabic. Caprotti, p. 197; Dance, p. 137; Faber, pp. 64-65; Nissen ZBI, 2183.

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        The Rhine, Italy, and Greece. (Cover title: The Rhine Illustrated).

      Fisher, Son, & Co. 1841. - TWO VOLUMES BOUND IN ONE, tissue-guarded steel engravings throughout, 4to (11 x 9 inches), half morocco considerably rubbed, decorative spine gilt, raised bands, all edges gilt, name front free endpaper, occasional browning and a few marks throughout, MISSING ONE ENGRAVING. Volume 1: title page vignette, 31 (of 32) other engravings with the engraving of Itri (Italy) LACKING, apparently never bound in., 76 pp. Volume 2: engraved title page vignette, 39 other engravings, 90pp. AS IS. A good example of nineteenth century illustrated travel books popular at a time when the world was opening up for general interest in travel. The Rev. G.N. Wright was the prolific writer of travel books illustrated with steel engravings. Volume 1 is entitled The Rhine Illustrated, volume 2 Italy Illustrated (although illustrations from both areas appear in both volumes). Steel engravings include Cologne, Florence, Athens, Venice. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Biblical researches in Palestine, Mount Sinai and Arabia Petraea: A journal of travels in the year 1838.

      Boston, Crocker & Brewster, 1841.3 forts volumes in-8 de [2]-XXVIII-571-[3] / [2]-XIV-[2]-679-[3] et [2]-XI-246-[2] pages, pleine percaline marron, dos ornés du titre doré et de roulettes à froid, encadrements et décors à froid sur les plats (très légèrement tachés). Tampon de possesseur (Henry Barbey, New-York) sur gardes, quelques rousseurs, minimes accrocs aux coiffes. Avec une carte dépliante en frontispice du premier volume et 3 cartes en couleurs, entoilées et glissées dans des poches en début et en fin du même volume, mentionnées à la plume sur garde. Ouvrage en anglais par celui qui est considéré comme le «Père de la géographie biblique» et le «fondateur de palestinologie moderne".

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        Manuscript natural history, 2 vols.Written, hand drawn and coloured by W.Hylton Longstaffe: 1841, 1843.

      Manuscript natural history, 2 vols.Written, hand drawn and coloured by W.Hylton Longstaffe: 1841, 1843.[ also Hilton Longstaff] Approx 10cm x 8.5 cm, bound securely in original pebble grained dark green cloth with leather and with gilt titles to each spine. Blue embossed armorial ownership stamp pasted to each front pastedown. Vol 1: Mammalia; vols 1-10 (bound in one volume)1841 .Prelims plus pp307, with 10 hand drawn and coloured plates and 10 decorated title pages ( one for each short volume). Some blanks which separate the sections. Vol 2: Ornithology; vols 1-10 ( bound in one volume).1843. Prelims plus pp332, with hand drawn and coloured frontis and title page to each of the ten short volumes plus an extra 30 plates at the back . Vol 1 of Ornithology ( Humming Birds) has frontis and title page only,but there do not appear to be any leaves missing . A wonderful pair of little books, well illustrated with charming pen and watercolour images of animals and birds. Sections of the books are introduced with short biographies of famous Naturalists , Cuvier, Buffon, D'Azara, Camper,Pennant etc with Longstaffe's facsimiles of their signatures. The works are scholarly rather than popularist or anecdotal with Latin names given before common names, and species ordered carefully by genus etc. The illustrations are carefully made, and are after a number of artists including Lear,Stewart and Swainson. In the Ornithology volume, the title page is illustrated with a gothic screen motif, with "The Naturalists Library ,Ornithologhy" as the title. In the earlier volume, there is a much more ornate title page with "Naturalists Library ,Mammalia oven as the title. W.Hylton Longstaffe ( he also spells his name Hilton Longstaff) is known to have been the Town Clerk of Gateshead- he designed the Coat of Arms for the Town Corporation- and there was a W.Hylton Dyer Longstaffe who was the author of "The History and Antiquities of Darlington"( 1854) and a description with a sketch of Middlesborough Priory when it was discovered in 1846 with the demolition of the Middlesbrough Farm house. Very unusual miniature manuscript works, which have survived in Near Fine condition.

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        LS ("Benso di Cavour"). Torino, 18. XII. 1841.

      1841. Folio. 1 p. To an unnamed judge regarding the legal conditions to practise as a "Distillatore": "[...] acciò non si rilasci più alcun permesso a chicchessia per l'esercizio della professione di Distillatore in questa città, se non fa preventivamente constare d'aver rapportato l´approvazione prescritta da cotesto Magistrato[...].". - Upper edge frayed; some brownstaining throughout. On stationery with printed letterhead "Uffizio del Vicariato e Sovra Intendenza Generale di Politica e Polizia". With a six-line answer draft in the margin and old collectors' attributions to Camillo di Cavour, the writer's son; monogram stamp "LS" and ms. number "27" on the reverse.

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        Le Pandette di Giustiniano. Disposte in nuovo ordine da R.G. Pothier con le leggi del Codice e le Novelle che confermano, spiegano od abrogano le disposizioni delle Pandette. Versione italiana col testo delle leggi a pie' di pagina.

      Tipografia Giustinianea di Antonio Bazzarini, 1841-1842. in-8 4 voll

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        Explication de la carte géologique de la France. Volumes I-IV (text and atlas), and two maps. (Complete).

      - Paris, Imprimerie Royale, Imprimerie Nationale, 1841-1879. Four volumes in seven, and a large map in six folded sheets, each ca. 70 x 205 cm (including borders) with linen covers. Large 4to (four text volumes; ca. 27.5 x 21.0 cm); folio (two atlas volumes, 26.8 x 35.7 cm). Tome premier: Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1841. Large 4to. xxii, 825 pp., 71 text engravings (mainly profiles); Tome deuxième: Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1848. Large 4to. xii, 813 pp., 105 text engravings (mainly views and profiles), one large, folded chromolithographed geological map (finished by hand) of France (printed surface: 57 x 54 cm, and consisting of 15 smaller sections, mounted on linen and folded) bound in the rear; Tome troisième. Première partie (by Dufrénoy): Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1873. Large 4to. viii, 231 pp., 18 text engravings (mainly profiles). Printed wrappers. Tome quatrième. Seconde partie. Végétaux fossiles du terrain houiller (by Zeiller): Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1879. Large 4to. 185 pp. Printed wrappers; Tome quatrième. Atlas (in two volumes). Première partie. Fossiles principaux des terrains (by É. Bayle). Seconde partie. Végétaux fossiles du terrain houiller (by Zeiller): Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1878. Folio. Title page, half title to first part. 86 lithographed plates with explanatory text leaves, numbered I-LXXXVI; 90 lithographed plates with explanatory text leaves, numbered LXXXVII-CLXXVI (the last 16 on plants), for a total of 176 plates. Volumes I, II, and IV plate volumes in near uniform contemporary dark-green pebbled morocco over marbled boards. Spines with five gilt-stippled bands, and gilt title. Marbled endpapers. The text volumes with top edge gilt, atlases with marbled top edges. Text volumes III and IV in original printed wrappers. The large chromolithographed map in six sheets (approximately 218 x 223 cm) is contained in a contemporary, book-like crimson box with gilt-lettered spine, with raised bands and patterned paper sides.l This very important French geological and paleontological work is based upon and includes the first complete geological map of France (and the southern part of the U.K. and Corsica) with a scale of 1:500.000, mounted on linen. The often lacking volumes III and IV, with their atlases are also included, as is the chromolithographed "tableau d'assemblage" (57 x 54 cm, bound in text volume 2) which forms the key to the first geological map of France. This map comes in six parts that, when assembled, measures more than 2 by 2 meters! Zittel: "Elie de Beaumont and Dufrenoy set to work in 1825 to prepare a geological map of France. At first they worked under the direction of Brochant de Villiers, afterwards they continued independently and in 18 years the text and maps were completed. Its publication exerted a powerful influence on the whole development of geology in France and secured for the two authors a distinguished place.". Volume III is by Dufrenoy alone; the zoological atlas is by Bayle, and includes plates dealing with molluscs (mainly Secondary ammonites and bivalves; some belemnites and gastropods, as well as several brachiopods and echinoderms); the botanical volume IV(seconde partie) is by Zeiller, with plates (bound in the rear of the second atlas) depicting fossil plants, principally from Carboniferous deposits. The Bayle and Zeiller Atlases are often lacking and thus very rare. A "Tome 3, deuxième partie" was never published. Some regard Bayle' s atlas as part 2, but there is no indication of this in this work. Also, the "Tome 4, première partie" also remained unpublished, but similarly, Tome 4' s atlas is sometimes regarded as such. In any event, this set contains all that was published. Wrappers to text volumes partly detached and chipped at the edges. All bound volumes with very wide margins, those in wrappers uncut. Both atlas volumes in exceptionally good condition; clean and fresh, almost completely without spotting. The six large map parts with an old stamp o [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Locate (?) 1841 (?)

      1841. Disegno n° 14 raffigurante una veduta di un paese forse immaginario, attribuito al famoso pittore bergamasco Pietro Ronzoni (Serina 1781 - Bergamo 1862). Opera pubblicata in "La Bergamasca / e dintorni / di / Pietro Ronzoni" di Lanfranco Ravelli critico d'arte bergamasco. Pubblicazione di 60 disegni edita sia dalla Banca di Bergamo che dalla Galleria Previtali di Bergamo. Montato in elegante cornice di ciliegio chiaro della misura di cm. 34x44. Al disegno è allegato uno dei volumi prima citati su cui è stato pubblicato mm 190x280

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        Explication de la carte géologique de la France Volumes I-IV (text and atlas), and two maps (Complete)

      Paris, Imprimerie Royale, Imprimerie Nationale, 1841-1879. Four volumes in seven, and a large map in six folded sheets, each ca. 70 x 205 cm (including borders) with linen covers. Large 4to (four text volumes; ca. 27.5 x 21.0 cm); folio (two atlas volumes, 26.8 x 35.7 cm). Tome premier: Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1841. Large 4to. xxii, 825 pp., 71 text engravings (mainly profiles); Tome deuxième: Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1848. Large 4to. xii, 813 pp., 105 text engravings (mainly views and profiles), one large, folded chromolithographed geological map (finished by hand) of France (printed surface: 57 x 54 cm, and consisting of 15 smaller sections, mounted on linen and folded) bound in the rear; Tome troisième. Première partie (by Dufrénoy): Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1873. Large 4to. viii, 231 pp., 18 text engravings (mainly profiles). Printed wrappers. Tome quatrième. Seconde partie. Végétaux fossiles du terrain houiller (by Zeiller): Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1879. Large 4to. 185 pp. Printed wrappers; Tome quatrième. Atlas (in two volumes). Première partie. Fossiles principaux des terrains (by É. Bayle). Seconde partie. Végétaux fossiles du terrain houiller (by Zeiller): Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1878. Folio. Title page, half title to first part. 86 lithographed plates with explanatory text leaves, numbered I-LXXXVI; 90 lithographed plates with explanatory text leaves, numbered LXXXVII-CLXXVI (the last 16 on plants), for a total of 176 plates. Volumes I, II, and IV plate volumes in near uniform contemporary dark-green pebbled morocco over marbled boards. Spines with five gilt-stippled bands, and gilt title. Marbled endpapers. The text volumes with top edge gilt, atlases with marbled top edges. Text volumes III and IV in original printed wrappers. The large chromolithographed map in six sheets (approximately 218 x 223 cm) is contained in a contemporary, book-like crimson box with gilt-lettered spine, with raised bands and patterned paper sides.l This very important French geological and paleontological work is based upon and includes the first complete geological map of France (and the southern part of the U.K. and Corsica) with a scale of 1:500.000, mounted on linen. The often lacking volumes III and IV, with their atlases are also included, as is the chromolithographed "tableau d'assemblage" (57 x 54 cm, bound in text volume 2) which forms the key to the first geological map of France. This map comes in six parts that, when assembled, measures more than 2 by 2 meters! Zittel: "Elie de Beaumont and Dufrenoy set to work in 1825 to prepare a geological map of France. At first they worked under the direction of Brochant de Villiers, afterwards they continued independently and in 18 years the text and maps were completed. Its publication exerted a powerful influence on the whole development of geology in France and secured for the two authors a distinguished place...". Volume III is by Dufrenoy alone; the zoological atlas is by Bayle, and includes plates dealing with molluscs (mainly Secondary ammonites and bivalves; some belemnites and gastropods, as well as several brachiopods and echinoderms); the botanical volume IV(seconde partie) is by Zeiller, with plates (bound in the rear of the second atlas) depicting fossil plants, principally from Carboniferous deposits. The Bayle and Zeiller Atlases are often lacking and thus very rare. A ?Tome 3, deuxième partie? was never published. Some regard Bayle' s atlas as part 2, but there is no indication of this in this work. Also, the ?Tome 4, première partie? also remained unpublished, but similarly, Tome 4' s atlas is sometimes regarded as such. In any event, this set contains all that was published. Wrappers to text volumes partly detached and chipped at the edges. All bound volumes with very wide margins, those in wrappers uncut. Both atlas volumes in exceptionally good condition; clean and fresh, almost completely without spotting. The six large map parts with an old stamp on the linen covers, one stamp in one map corner, one map part with a small smudge, but otherwise clean. The attractive, very large map is very rare nowadays. In all, an excellent set. Cat. BM(NH) 2, p. 608 (under France-service); Ward and Carozzi, 697-698, 859-860, 2377; Zittel, 299.

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        Atlas de la Géographie ancienne, du moyen-age, et Moderne, adopté par...

      Paris, chez l'auteur, 1841. Un atlas de format in folio (34x27 cm) contenant 2 ff. Et 37 cartes double page (in-plano), limites et contours coloriés à l'aquarelle. Reliure de l'éditeur en demi basane fauve, dos muet; étiquette de titre éditeur en papier sur le premier plat. Plats de papier marbré de couleur fauve. Infimes défauts à la reliure; toutes les cartes sont montées sur onglet et d'une fraîcheur remarquable. Piqûres sur la page de titre et la table.

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