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      Firenze, Soc. Ed. Fiorentina, 1842 - 1856.15 parti in 16 voll., più un vol. di supplemento. In - 4. Legature coeve in mezza pelle, dorsi con nervi, titolo e fregi impr. in oro. Con un ritratto, un facsimile e 67 tavv. ripiegate. Esemplare molto ben conservato e completo del volume di supplemento. Edizione monumentale che riunisce per la prima volta tutte le opere di o su Galileo. Un terzo del contenuto è formato da materiale inedito, tra cui la notevole corrispondenza con altri scienziati (circa 1600 lettere). Sia Riccardi I, 530 - 561, che Cinti, Galilei, 190, elencano dettagliatamente il contenuto. Brunet II, 1461: «... un corps d'ouvrage qui laisse bien en arrière toutes les précedentes éditions des oeuvres...» «First complete edition of Galielo's works, including his life by his disciple Viviani, and his valuable correspondence with some of his most celebrated contemporaries, in itself forming valuable material on the state of science during the beginning of the XVII. century, and the history of his time» (Sotheran, suppl. II / 1, 527). With a portrait, a facsimile and 67 folding plates. A very good set, uniformly bound in contemp. half calf, spines gilt.

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        [Poster] PLAZA DE TOROS en la tarde de lunes 27 de Junio de 1842...

      NP [prob. Spain]: NP , 1842. 45x64.5cm. Wonderful and very scarce example of a bull-fighting poster from the early 19th century. The names of the matadors and the bulls (with ages) - "Artillero, Capuchino, Brujo, etc. - are given. The bulls are all from the famous "ganaderia de Don Manuel Suarez, vecino de Coria del Rio, provincia de Sevilla..." -- as well as prices of seats. Also, "se previene" the throwing of oranges and orange peels, stones and sticks into the arena, not to mention "banderillas de fuego, perros de presa..." etc. In our years of dealing in hispanic material, we have never seen anything like this of an earlier vintage, and the condition is spectacular. Images available on request. Condition is fine.

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        On the Plenty near Melbourne

      Sydney: J.S. Prout, 1842. Tinted lithograph, page size approx 230 x 365 m, corners tipped to backing sheet. Charming Victorian rural scene by a pioneering Australian lithographic artist.John Skinner Prout was "the first itinerant painter in the colonies whose work ceases to be dominated by the requirements of topographical accuracy" (Smith, European Vision in the South Pacific). He arrived in the colony in 1841 and began lecturing at the Sydney Mechanics School of Arts and sketching around Sydney He made extensive sketching tours of New South Wales, before travelling to Van Diemen's Land in January 1844 where he worked for four years before returning to England.

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        Recherches sur l'opération du strabisme

      1842 - 2 parties en 1 volume in-8 de Paris, G. Baillière, 1842-1844, , 2 parties en 1 volume in-8 de I. (4), III, (1), 320 pages et 10 planches, puis de II. (4), 114, (6) pages et 2 planches, exemplaire broché, Deux mémoires en édition originale. Lucien Boyer avait fait paraitre en 1841 dans la Gazette des Hôpitaux un article de huit pages sur une "Modification du procédé ordinaire de l'opération du strabisme", dans les deux présentes études, Boyer s'intéresse aux différents traitements chirurgicaux appliqués au strabisme en s'appuyant sur une centaine de cas étudiés. Les douze planches lithographiées représentent les différentes étapes de l'opération du strabisme ainsi que les instruments utilisés. Bon exemplaire, grand de marges, portant sur la première de couverture, un envoi de l'auteur. Hirsch I, 667 et Daniel Albert, Source Book of Ophthalmology, 1995, n°292 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Naturgetreue Abbildungen der vorzüglichsten essbaren, giftigen und verdächtigen Pilze, mit besonderer Rücksicht auf die verschiedenen Altersstufen von der ersten Entwickelung bis zum ausgebildeten Wachsthume.

      Verlag von Eduard Pietzsch & Comp., Dresden 1842 - Dresden, Verlag von Eduard Pietzsch & Comp., 1842 -(1845). 30,5x24,5 cm. IV (Vorwort), 136 S. Text, V-X Registerseiten, 80 handkolorierte Tafeln, 1 schwarze Tafel. HLdr. der Zeit mit Marmorbezug und etwas Rückenvergoldung. Schönes und sauberes Exemplar des wohl seltensten deutschen Pilzbuches. Letztmals an Auktion im Jahr 1958 gehandelt. Der Dresdner Künstler Carl August Friedrich Harzer war Gründer der Dresdner Gesellschaft "Iris", Mitglied der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Görlitz und des Osterlandes zu Altenburg. Im Vorwort schreibt Ludwig Reichenbach: "Mit viel Vergnügen habe ich die herrlichen Abbildungen des Herrn A. Harzer gesehen und habe mich überzeugt, dass derselbe auch dem Studium der Pilze, die ausgezeichnete Sorgfalt zugewendet hat, welche wir schon seit langer Zeit an seinen entomologschen Darstellungen bewundern. Aus diesen Abbildungen sieht man, was das bedeutet, wenn sich das Talent der Beobachtung, des Zeichnen, und Lithographirens in einer Person vereinigt". - Stafleu & Cowan 2454; Nissen 811. Sprache: Deutsch HLdr. der Zeit mit Marmorbezug und etwas Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Old Curiosity Shop.

      

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        Georgia Illustrated in a Series of Views, Embracing Natural Scenery and Public Edifices, Engraved on Steel by Rawdon, Wright, Hatch, and Smillie, from Sketches Made Expressly for this Work, by T. Addison Richards; Accompanied by Historical and Topographical Sketches, by Our Own Writers.

      Penfield, GA: W. & W.C. Richards, 1842. First edition. 4to. (6), 44 pp. Illustrated with 12 engraved plates and an extra-engraved title page. Howes R-252: "Originally issued in five parts, 1841-1842." Sabin 70963: "A second series was projected, but not published." De Renne catalogue II, p. 484. Harwell Georgiana 32: "One of the most sumptuous of all early Georgia works ... in essence an outgrowth of articles in the Richards' 'Orion' magazine, it gave T.A. Richards a superior vehicle for displaying his artistic talents. It is for his illustrations, from romantic North Georgia vales to stark buildings of architectural distinction, that this publication is remembered and held in esteem." Larwood I, p. 17: "For the first time was captured pictorially the natural beauty of the state's landscape." Original gilt-stamped decorated cloth, a.e.g. Old light circle stain on front board; foxing, especially to plates; offset to tissue guards from plates. Still a very good copy, the best we've seen. (2456) `

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        The History of Political Parties in the State of New York, from the ratification of the federal constitution to December, 1840,

      C. VAN BENTHUYSEN, ALBANY 1842 - 2 volume set. Impress design on cover. Spine with gilt lettering. Soiled .Previous owner's bookplate on front paste down page. Edges and pages browning. Paste down pages and free end pages foxing. Paper start foxing. Corners bending and edges start to wear. Creased pages along the spine. Slightly damp pages. Volume 1: Stain from candle wax. Previous owner's signature on second free end page. Title page torn about 3.5x2" from the top corner. Volume 2: Previous owner's signature on the back of second free end page. DATE PUBLISHED: 1842 EDITION: 578 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vorstadt Au, den 5. Mai 1842. Die heutige Vorstellung eröffnen: Die beiden Chinesen, ausgeführt von Herrn Creter und dem Komiker Herrn Pichler. - Eine militärische Scene. Der polnische Lancier, seine Fahne vertheidigend in der Schlacht bei Smolensk, ausgeführt von Hrn. Koßmeier etc.

      München, 5. Mai 1842. Einblattdruck auf Seide. Mit gr. Holzschnitt (22 x 18 cm). Blattgr.: 46 x 29 cm. Programme auf Seide wurden nur hochgestellten Persönlichkeiten überreicht. - Der Holzschnitt zeigt einen Reiter in Rittermontur hoch zu Ross, umgeben von rotierenden Feuerrädern. - Die teils dramatischen Aufführungen enthielten auch eine Szene, die den Ritter mit Ross in einen sich schließenden Schlund stürzen ließ. - Mit Faltspuren, sonst sehr schönes Exemplar! Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Carnet recueillant 26 magnifiques découpages de silhouettes romantiques [ Paysages et scènes champêtres en papier découpé vers 1842 ]

      1842 - Un carnet in-8 de 28 feuillets de couleurs en divers tons pastels, recueillant 26 superbes silhouettes découpées sur papier vert, avec en sus un petit canivet orné d'un dessin au crayon signé Ysaure et daté au verso : Bagnères, 29 août 1842. On joint divers découpis ou éléments de paysages, dont un seulement ébauché. Provenant du fonds d'archives de la famille de l'orientaliste Decamps et de la dynastie des libraires Dentu, il est difficile d'attribuer l'auteur de ces petites merveilles avec certitude. Mais la finesse du travail, l'intelligence de la composition et la qualité de préservation de ces fragiles sculptures sur papier concourent à la valeur de ce document rare. Un superbe témoignage des loisirs délicats d'une demoiselle bien née, sous la Monarchie de Juillet. Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Wiener Zeitschrift für Kunst, Literatur, Theater und Mode. Jahrgang 1842.

      Wien, A. Strauß, 1842. 4 Bde. 22x14,5 cm. Bedruckte Pbde. d.Zt lichtfleckig. Bd. II und IV mit kleiner Blessur an der jew. Rückenkante. Tafeln minimal gebräunt, tlw. recht knapp beschnitten, Text und Beilagen (nicht koll.) selten fleckig. Kirchner 4752; Lipperheide Zb 29 (nur 5 einz. Jg.) Schöne, umfangreiche Reihe dieser Wiener Zeitschrift mit Biedermeiermoden für Damen, auch Herren u. Kinder, die insgesamt 1816/17 bis 1844 erschien. Mit 50 statt 52 kolor. Modekupfertaf. nach S. v. Stubenrauch u.a. sowie 2 unkol. Kutschenkupfertaf. u. 4 unkol. Porträts von Nicolaus Lenau, Anastasius Grün, Castelli und J.L. Pyrker . - Jg. 1842 zu 4 Quartalsbänden. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Wien, Mode und Trachten; Zeitschriften, Zeitungen, Monatshefte, Wochenschriften, Prospekte

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        Galerie des artistes dramatiques de Paris. Quatre-vingts portraits en pied dessinŽs d'aprs natureÉaccompagnŽs d'autant de portraits littŽraires

      Paris: Marchant, 1842. - The first volume of this work, with forty lithographs, was published in 1841. A second volume followed in 1842, also with forty lithographs. This is a collective edition, with eighty plates. All editions are uncommon, no doubt partly because many have been broken for the plates. Quarto. Unpaginated. With eighty mounted India proof lithographic portraits of French actors and a few dancers of the period in their most notable roles, with descriptive text Contemporary calf boards, rebacked in recent red morocco Board edges a bit rubbed, some light foxing, especially to tissue guards, and a few leaves lightly browned. Overall a very good copy of a scarce book. Vicaire III, 849. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        havengezicht Rotterdam anno 1842.

      HAVENGEZICHT ROTTERDAM"SHIPS OF THE GENERAL STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY, OFF ROTTERDAM". Aquatint uit 1842 van de hand E. Duncan naar het ontwerp van marine schilder William John Huggins met de Giraffe en de Ocean, stoomschepen die with Her Majesty"s Mail aankomen in en vertrekken uit Rotterdam. Op de voorgrond worden Hollanders naar de kade overgebracht.Beide raderstoomboten werden te water gelaten in 1836 en ingezet als stoomschepen voor het vervoer van post door de Britse General Steam Navigation Company (GSNC) . De Giraffe deed later dienst tijdens de Amerikaanse burgeroorlogDe GSNC werd opgericht in 1824 en was anderhalve eeuw Londen"s voornaamste bedrijf voor short-sea shipping. De GSNC had een paar diensten naar Portugal, Gibraltar en zelfs Afrika en Noord- en Zuid-Amerika, maar men voer met name op routes tussen de havens van Groot-Brittannië en Noord-West Europa.Prijs: 1.500,- (incl. lijst).

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        Journal of an exploring tour beyond the Rocky Mountains, under the direction of the A.B.C.F.M. in the years 1835, '36, and '37.

      Ithaca, NY: Mack, Andrus, & Woodruff. 12vo (20 cm, 7.9"). 408 pp.; 1 map, 1 plt.. 1842 Third edition: "A description of the geography, geology, climate, productions of the country, and the numbers, manners, and customs of the natives." The Rev. Samuel Parker (1779–1866) accompanied a fur-trading party west into what was then known as either Oregon Country or the Columbia District, under the sponsorship of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. Here he describes the voyage (including a brief mention of the Mormons in Missouri), the region's natural history, and the degrees of interest in Christianity expressed by the Native Americans his party encountered — which last was his primary focus. The volume opens with an => oversized, folding map, engraved by M.M. Peabody, which Graff describes as "the earliest map of the Oregon interior with a pretense to accuracy"; includes an account of Parker's => voyage to Hawaii and Tahiti; and closes with a => vocabulary of Indian languages (Nez Perce, Klicatat, Calapooa, and Chenook). The plate depicts "Basaltic Formations on the Columbia River. Publisher's charcoal-colored ribbed cloth, covers with blind-stamped arabesque frame, spine with gilt-stamped title; cloth chipped at spine extremities and front joint, corners rubbed. Mild to moderate foxing. Map with faint spotting, a pinpoint hole at one corner, and one very short tear from inner edge; foxing and soiling, never dark/nasty but present throughout. A comfortably solid copy.

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        Galleria Universali di tutti Popoli del Mondo ossia storia dei costumi, religioni, riti, governi d'ogni parte del globo

      Venice: Giuseppe Antonelli, 1842. Single volume bound as two, with a total of 88 lithographic plates, all but four of which are handcoloured; scattered foxing, some plates thumbed at the margins and two with old paper repairs; a very good copy in recent half library binding, bound without sectional title-page, index leaves loosely inserted. A tremendous series of coloured images appears in this vibrant and diverse Italian ethnology of the Pacific and Americas, an entire volume from a larger series covering the peoples of the world. With a total of 88 plates, of which the vast majority are handcoloured, this volume of the Galleria Universali di tutti Popoli del Mondo covers the entirety of the Americas, Australia and the Pacific islands. The medium of lithography allowed the reproduction of engraved images from earlier publications for popular works of this nature. Ten of the plates depict Australian Aboriginal subjects, and are derived from a wide variety of sources including the First Fleet accounts of Governor Arthur Phillip and Captain John Hunter. Other sources include the Baudin voyage artists Nicolas-Martin Petit and Charles-Alexandre Lesueur, while the iconic images of Tasmanian Aborigines originate from the official account of Captain Cook's third voyage.Other Australian subjects of interest include a view of Sydney Harbour, the Blue Mountains and the church at Parramatta. The Pacific islands are richly represented, including indigenous rituals, burials, costumes and the like. Images originate from the voyages of Cook, Kotzebue, Duperrey and others. Of particular interest is a plan of an outrigger canoe of the Caroline islands.

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        [Fildes, Sir Luke- Fine Watercolor Painting] "Sophia"

      

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        Fildes, Sir Luke- Fine Watercolor Painting] "Sophia"

      - Offered here is a superb Pre-Raphaelite style watercolor painting by Sir Luke Fildes (1842 1927), and dated 1875, entitled "Sophia," (not on painting, but per an earlier auction description). Watercolor, heightened with white, signed and dated by the artist, lower left, with his monogram "L. F.", 1875." 15 x 10 inches on watercolor paper mounted onto a slightly larger card backing Fine condition. A wonderful Pre-Raphaelite style painting with superb detail and coloration by this important artist, known especially for his compositions and fine interpretation of dress, especially lace. He is widely regarded as one of the leaders of the Neo-Venetian School. Fildes was recommended by pre-Raphaelite founder John Everett Millais to Charles Dickens, who hired the artist after a 15-minute interview. FildesÕ drawing in ÒThe Graphic,Ó just after DickensÕ death, of an empty chair in his study, found wide acclaim and inspired Van Gogh’s painting, "The Yellow Chair."

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        Le jardin des plantes. Description complete historique et pittoresque du Muséum d'histoire naturelle, de la ménagerie, des serres, des galeries de minéralogie et d'anatomie, et de la vallée suisse. Moeurs et instincts des animaux, botanique, anatomie comparée, minéralogie, géologie, zoologie; . Deuxième partie. Oiseaux, reptiles poissons, insectes et crustacés. Par Emm. Lemaout.

      L. Curmer, Paris 1842 - 2 vol. Paris, L. Curmer, 1842-1843. 26,5x17,5 cm. 2 Bl., XXIV, 416 S. mit 132 Tafeln (davon 3 Portraits, 1 gefalt. Plan, 12 handkol. Tafeln) und vielen gestoch. Abb. im Text; 2 Bl., 2 Bl., 664 S. mit 50 Tafeln (davon 11 Portraits, 2 doppelblattgr. Tafeln, 21 handkolor. Tafeln) und vielen gestoch. Abb. im Text. Rote Ldr.-Bde. der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentiteln und Bandnummern und etwas Rückenvergoldung. Mit total 182 Stahl- und Holzstichtafeln, davon 14 Portraits, 33 handkolorierte Abbildungen aus der Botanik und Zoologie, einem gefalteten Plan der Gartenanlage, einer doppelblattgrossen Ansicht der Anlage sowie einer doppelblattgrossen Abbildung der beiden Labyrinthe. - (Kanten etwas berieben. Text etwa zur Hälfte stockfleckig, Tafeln mehrheitlich sauber). Sprache: Französisch Rote Ldr.-Bde. der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentiteln und Bandnummern und etwas Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fortress of Akabah. Arabia Petrae. Feby 28th 1839 Original hand colored lithograph.

      F.G. Moon. 1842-45.Small landscape., London - Published in "The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia". Subscriber’s copy, the lithographed plates finely coloured by hand and mounted on card (full sheet ca. 44 x 62 cm). Slight foxing in the sky.

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        Le Jardin des Plantes - description et moeurs des mammifères de la ménagerie et du Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle

      - Paris, J.J. Dubochet et Cie, 1842. Fort volume in/4 reliure éditeur romantique de toile marine à beau décor doré, 1 grande planche dépliante, illustrations in et hors-texte (53 planches) dont les portraits en camaïeu de Buffon et Cuvier, 4 planches en couleur (par TRAVIES) réhaussées à la main, 472 p. Edition originale. Exemplaire très frais hormis le plan dépliant ayant une déchirure sans manque. Biblio Carteret p. 97Pierre Boitard (1789 Mâcon – 1859) botaniste et géologue français [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Ports, Harbours, Watering-Places and Picturesque Scenery of Great Britain. Illustrated by Views taken on the Spot by W.H. Bartlett, J.D. Harding, T. Creswick and Others. With Descriptions Historical and Topographical [by William Beattie]. UNUSUALLY CRISP COPY IN SIGNED WESTERTON BINDING

      Virtue & Co.,, [1842]. 2 vols., 4to., First Edition, with 2 steel-engraved frontispieces (original tissue guards present), engraved and printed titles, and 129 fine steel-engraved plates, a few leaves very lightly spotted but all text and plates unusually crisp and clean; handsomely bound in nineteenth-century full brown calf BY CHARLES WESTERTON, sides with elaborate floral border in gilt enclosing multiple frame border in blind, backs with five raised bands, second and fourth compartments with leather labels (red/green respectively) tooled, lettered and numbered in gilt, all other compartments richly tooled in gilt to a floral design, gilt edges, primrose endpapers, broad doublures tooled in gilt with floral border, boards with a few insignificant scuffs and scratches else a most attractive, remarkably crisp, clean copy. THE BINDING IS SIGNED ON BOTH FRONT PASTE-DOWNS. Each volume includes a frontispiece and large title-vignette. This well-known work, among the best of the great nineteenth-century collections of steel-engravings, is not commonly found in such crisp, clean state.

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        Cirque Olympique. Vorstellung in vier Abtheilungen.

      (Breslau), 8. März 1842. Mit Holzschnittabbildung (19x 20 cm). Einblattdruck. 46 x 56 cm. Der bei dem berühmten Pferdeartisten Rudolph Brilloff ausgebildete Ernst Jakob Renz (1815-1892) übernahm 1842 das Brilloffsche Unternehmen und führte es als \"Circus Olympic\" und später als Circus Renz bis 1897 fort. Mehrere Nachfahren betreiben noch heute Zirkusunternehmen mit dem Namen Renz. - Vorliegendes Plakat vom 8. März 1842 gibt allerdings noch Dietrich Gautier (vgl. Otto, Artisten-Lexicon, p. 76-77) als Direktor an. Die etwas merkwürdige Illustration zeigt einen Löwen oder Tiger, der sich an seinem Seilende festgebissen hat und von 3 Helfern mittels eines Flaschenzugs bis unter die Zirkuskuppel gezogen worden ist. Rechts zeigt sich der Direktor mit einer Gerte in der Hand. - Unbeschnitten. Mit horizontaler und vertikaler Falte. Mit kleineren Randdefekte und kürzeren Einrissen in den Faltungen. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Einblattdrucke.

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        Vorläufige Kunst - Anzeige. Mit obrigkeitlicher Bewilligung wird F. Becker, Professor nebst Gesellschaft aus Berlin, während der bevorstehenden Jacobi - Dult die Ehre haben, täglich zwei Vorstellungen aus dem Gebiete der natürlichen Magie, Experimentalphysik etc., verbunden mit athletisch - gymnastischen Zwischenspielen des Herkules Kroß, jede in 3 Abtheilungen, bei brillanter Beleuchtung und gutbesetztem Orchester zu veranstalten.

      München, ca. 1842.Plakat mit 5 Holzschnitten. Typographischer Text in Holzschnitt - Bordüre. Blattgr.: 55 x 40 cm. Der Schlesier Friedrich Ferdinand Becker (gest. um 1855), selbsternannter Professor der Physik und Magie und königlich - preußischer Hofeskamoteur, war Compagnon von Bosco und gab ab 1830 eigene Vorstellungen. Seit 1839 führte er Enthauptungen auf offener Bühne vor und schoss Ringe mit einer Kanone in die Luft um dann selbst am anderen Ende des Saales mit diesen wieder zu erscheinen. Bücher de

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        Voyage dans la Russie Méridionale et la Crimée, par la Hongrie, la Valachie et la Moldavie, exécuté en 1837 . dédié à S.M. Nicolas Ier, Empereur de toutes les Russes: ATLAS D'HISTOIRE NATURELLE.

      - Paris, E. Bourdin, 1842. Folio (435 x 280mm). With 95 engraved plates (including 4 folded maps), of which 84 beautifully hand-coloured. Contemporary blond calf, gilt decorated spines, sides with double gilt borders, gilt edges. Most probably the finest plates on Russian natural history. The spectacular plates, some heightened with gold and silver, are made after drawings by the most famous natural history artists of the period such as Travies, Prêtre and Oudart. Especially the ichthyological plates are of a great beauty and belong to the very best ever made on this subject. Demidoff (1812-1870) was a well-known traveller, who married Princess Mathilde, daughter of Jerôme Bonaparte. The plates are arranged as follows: Pisces 32 hand-coloured plates; Aves 3 hand-coloured plates, Amphibia (& Reptilia) 13 hand-coloured plates; Polypi 3 (1 hand-coloured) plates; Ecailles des Poissons et des Reptiles 3 hand-coloured plates; Mammalia 4 hand-coloured plates, Crustacea 1 hand-coloured plate; Arachnoidea 1 hand-coloured plate, Cryptogamia 7 hand-coloured plates; Mollusca 12 hand-coloured plates; Geologie 4 hand-coloured plates & 4 (3 hand-coloured folded) maps; Terrain Carbonifères 8 plates.". the 13 hand-coloured, engraved plates. represent the first coloured iconography of the reptiles of southern Russia to be published" (Adler III p. 110).Nissen ZBI, 1072. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Statistica dell'Italia del Conte L. Serristori.

      Firenze, Stamperia granducale, 1842. Seconda edizione. In 4to (cm. 26,4); mezza pelle coeva con titolo e fregi in oro; pp. 374, (2). Regno di Sardegna; Principato di Monaco; Repubblica di San Marino; Ducato di Parma; Ducato di Modena; Ducato di Lucca; Isola di Corsica; Stati Pontifici; Regno delle due Sicilie; Commercio dell'Italia con diverse Nazioni... Bibl. Einaudi, n. 5266 (solo 2da ediz.). Axs

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        A Complete Guide to the Lakes: comprising Minute Directions for the Tourist, with Mr. WordsworthÂ’s description of the Scenery of the Country, &c. and three letters upon the Geology of the Lake District, by the Rev. Professor Sedgwick.

      Kendal:: Hudson and Nicholson; also London: Longman; Whittaker;, 1842.. First edition.. Hardcover. Very Good+. vii, [i], viii, 134; [ii], 82; 55; plus nine engravings with guards, of which four are scenes, one a plan, and the other four are cross-sections of terrain. The foldout hand-coloured map at the back is in very good clean condition. Neat early ownership name to front free endpaper. Light foxing affecting the plates, and some page edges. Firm, in the original dark green ribbed cloth binding decorated in blind and titled in gilt. A very attractive copy.

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        Mecklenburg in Bildern, Originalansichten, Nationaltrachten, Militair- u. Portraitblättern. 4 Teile in 1 Bd.

      Rostock Tiedemann - 1845 1842 - Mit 5 lith. Titeln, davon 4 m. Ansichtsvignetten u. 96 ( 16 kol.) lith. Tafeln mit 80 Ansichten und 16 Trachten bzw. Uniformen. Mit eingebunden ca. 30 der Originallieferungs - Umschläge. 8°, neuer HLdr. - Bd. i. Stile d. Zt. m. Rvg. u. goldgepr. Rtit. Lipperheide Dfm 1; Colas 1881; Hiler 547. - Seltenes Ansichtenwerk über Mecklenburg, hervorzuheben sind die in leuchtendem Altkolorit ausgeführten 16 Trachten- und Uniformtafeln. Außerdem mit zahlr. Ansichten v. Schwerin (10), Wismar (6), Rostock (9), Ratzeburg (2) Neubrandenburg (5), Ratzeburg (2), Bad Doberan (5), Ludwigslust, Warnemünde, Güstrow (5), Neustrelitz (2), Dargun (3) usw. - Text am Anfang gebräunt, die meisten Tafeln leicht stockfleckig ( davon nicht betroffen die Trachten- und Uniformtafeln. ). - Dekoratives Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wiener allgemeinen Theaterzeitung Originalblatt für Kunst, Litertur, Musik, Mode, und geselliges Leben. 4 volumes in all, with a total of 56 lively hand-coloured engraved plates

      Wien: Im Bureau der allgemeinen Theaterzeitung. 1842; 1846; 1849. Fünf und Dreissigster Jahrgang. Wien: Im Bureau der allgemeinen Theaterzeitung, 1842. Folio. Contemporary marbled boards with dark orange title label gilt to spine. 1f. (title with large hand-coloured engraving of theatre-goers by Andr. Geiger after Cajetan. 696 pp. A total of 155 numbers printed in two columns per page. Nos. 73 and 74 (pp. 329-336) misbound between pp. 352 and 353; No. 101 (pp. 445-448) lacking. Minor and occasionally moderate foxing; some staining. In very good condition overall. With: Wiener allgemeine Theaterzeitung. 1846. 2 volumes. Folio. Full light brown cloth with titling gilt to spine. Vol. I: 1f. (title with fine hand-coloured engraving by Andr. Geiger after Cajetan), [1] (illustrated secondary title), 2-[8] (Introduction), 1252 pp. + 46 full- page hand-coloured engraved plates in smaller format. A total of 313 numbers printed primarily in 3 columns. No. 164 (pp. 653-656) lacking. Binding somewhat worn and bumped. With: Oesterreichischer Courier, früher: Wiener allgemeine Theaterzeitung. 1849. Folio. Brown cloth-backed marbled boards with titling gilt to spine. 1240 pp. + 10 fine hand- coloured engraved plates in smaller format relating to fashion, politics, and the theatre. A total of 244 of 310 numbers. No. 158 (pp. 629-632) misbound between nos. 135 and 136. Binding worn, rubbed and bumped; head and tail of spine worn and frayed. Mostly minor foxing; scattered minor stains; lacking title. With armorial bookplate of Adolphi Comitis Dubsky de Trzebomyslitz (1833-1911). With separately-published Beilage and miscellaneous issues of the Wiener Abend Courier. 3 years (bound in 4 volumes) of this noted Viennese periodical covering music, opera, theatre, literature, fashion, satire, etc., some in rebus format, with numerous reviews of performances in major European centers. Fellinger: Verzeichnis der Musikzeitschriften des 19. Jahrhunderts 17. The volumes contain a total of 56 highly attractive hand-coloured engravings, many humorous. . The 1849 volume from the library of Earl Dubský, originally in Zdislavice, later moved to Hoštice.

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        The Works of Robert Burns. Complete in one Volume. With Life by Allan Cunningham.

      - Henry G. Bohn, London 1842. Large 8°, 1 engraved portrait, 1 extra engraved title, 1 dedication leaf, xxiv, 820 pp., bound in nice private full leather, richly gilt boards, spine richly gilt in compartments, all edges gilt, plate and the first leaves incl With a fine fore-edge painting in colour: fishermen with boat (on Loch Ayrshire?). dyre bøger bogvæsen books about books korrektur. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Schweizer-Archiv für Thierheilkunde. Herausgegeben von der Gesellschaft Schweizer. Thierärzte. Redigierte von Dr. A. Guillebeau, E. Zschokke, Dr. E. Wyssmann, Prof. A. Borgeaud, Prof. Dr. W. Frei, G. Giovanoli, Frau Grossenbacher, Prof. Dr. E. Hess, Dr. K. Schellenberg, Dr. H. Schwyter, M. Strebel u.v. Anderen.

      Orell Füssli AG., Zürich. 1842 - Zürich. Orell Füssli AG. 1842, 1883-1954. 8°. Band 3 (neue Serie) 1842, Bände 25 - 96 (1833-1954). Halbleinenbände mit Pappdeckeln (Bibliothekseinbände) mit handschriftlichen Rückenschildchen und Original Leindenbände. Leicht berieben. Durchgehende Sammlung dieses Periodicas von 1883 bis 1954. - Das Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde (SAT) ist die älteste veterinärmedizinische Zeitschrift der Welt (gegründet 1816). Die Zeitschrift erscheint monatlich in deutsch und Französisch und erreicht die Mitglieder der Gesellschaft Schweizer Tierärztinnen und Tierärzte sowie weitere interessierte Kreise. Die Fach- und Verbandszeitschrift dient der Verbreitung des Veterinär-medizinischen Wissensund fördert die Attraktivität und das Ansehen der Tierärzteschaft. - Ursprünglich erschien die Zeitschrift unter dem Namen "Archiv für Thierheilkunde". Halbleinenbände mit Pappdeckeln (Bibliothekseinbände) mit handschriftlichen Rückenschildchen und Original Leindenbände.

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        Ka hele malihini ana mai keia ao aku a hiki i kela ao : he olelonane i hoohalikeia me he moeuhane la Aut [Pilgrim's Progress in Hawaiian]

      Honolulu HI: Mea paipalapala a na misionari [Missionary Society], 1842. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. 12 mo. 4 x 6 inches. 418 pages. With all 8 woodcut plates (including frontis). In original sheep binding with 2 lines of diamond motif lines around the edges of covers. Condition is Very Good; Has been nicely rebacked using the original spine leather ,large spot at top of front cover, corners lightly worn, frontis illustration and title page have a light stain at gutter, same stain on last 15 pages, about 20 pages have light brown spots, rest of text and illustrations are very clean, binding is tight. Text in Hawaiian. Bunyan RGR

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        Ueber das Schielen und die Heilung desselben durch die Operation[.

      Förstner,, Bln., 1842 - Gr.-8°. VIII, 220 SS., 3 (2 gefalt.) lith. Taf. Dkl.grün Ldr. d. Zt. mit Deckelfileten, dreiseit. Goldschnitt. Hirsch, Biogr. Lex., II, 181; Garisson/M. 5856; Waller 2447 - Erste Ausgabe. - Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt. Titel mit Rasur. Vord. Innenspiegel mit Spur e. abgelös. Exlibris. Rücken berieben. Kapitale und Kanten beschabt. Außengelenke mit gekleb. Einriss. Sonst sauberes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Cenni sulla vita di Antonio Solario, detto Lo Zingaro [and other works].

      Napoli, Serafino Prestia, 1842. - 4to. 47, (1) pp. With 2 engr. plates. (Bound with) II: Giotto in Napoli e i Giotteschi Napoletani. [Naples, 1848]. (227)-245, (1) pp. III: Della pittura Napoletana prima di Giotto. [Naples, 1848]. (15)-22 pp. IV: Della pittura Napoletana nella prima meta' del secolo XVo. [Naples, 1848]. (1), (192)-200 pp. Contemp. vellum with giltstamped red spine label. Four works on Neapolitan art history by Nicola Laviano (1802-93), the latter three being offprints from the Museo di Scienze e Letteratura (N.S.) XIV-XV. - Vellum covers slightly warped. From the library of the Ducs de Luynes at the Château de Dampierre: their bookplate reproducing the arms of Charles Marie d'Albert de Luynes (1783-1839), 7th Duc de Luynes, on pastedown. ICCU SBL\0747323.

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        Letters and Notes of the Manners, Customs, and Conditions of the North American Indians Volumes I and II

      Tilt and Bogue, London 1842 - Book condition: very good, very scarce two volume set, third edition, ex-library from the Gardner A. Sage Theological Seminary, numerous line drawings, maps include Indian frontier in 1840 as the frontis of volume II and a fold out map of Indian localities in 1833, signed custom binding as "Mansell Successor to Hayday", library stamps on title and contents page of both volumes, beautifully half bound in leather and decorative paper the boards show very light scuffing to corners and edges, leather spines feature five raised bands and gilt designs and show a few small spots, gilt to top page edge, 264 and 266 pages, 7 X 10.25 inches. Postage for oversized and international shipping will be calculated by size and weight. AbeBooks shipping quotes are ESTIMATES only. If actual shipping cost is less than the AbeBooks estimate, it is our practice to REFUND the difference to the buyer. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Descent upon the Valley of the Jordan.

      

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        Erinnerungsblatt neue Wasserkunst in Hamburg, ehrfurchtsvoll gewidmet von Daniel John Smith - Alexander James Smith - Henry Lewis Smith - Eduard Martin Carl Eckhoff. Getönte Lithographie von C. Beer, Hamburg um 1850.

       Bildgröße: 42 x 27,5 cm / Blattgröße: 49 x 35,5 cm. Das Blatt mit zahlreichen Detailansichten: Wasser-Gewölbe der neuen Elb-Wasser-Kust auf dem Grasbrook - Felsen-Wasser-Kunst an der Alter vor den May-Tagen 1842 - Neue Elb-Wasser-Kunst auf dem Grasbrook im September 1847 - Werkstätten und Druckrohr der neuen Elb-Wasser-Kunst im Schopenstehl Hamburg - Versenkung der Versorgungsröhre der neuen Elb-Wasser-Kunst quer durch den Oberhafen am 21. Juny 1840 - Noth- oder Feuer-Pfosten der neuen Elb-Wasser-Kunstbeim allgemeinen Krankenhaus. Das detailreiche Blatt etwas fleckig und stockfleckig, im Außenrand auch stärker. Im Außenrand einige Randläsionen mit Einrissen, etwas angeknickt, eselsohrig. 2 Einrisse verso hinterlegt. Verso Sammlungsstempel *Hamburgensien-Meyer*. - selten - ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Wasserkunst, Neue Stadtwasserkunst, Hamburg, Smith

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        Burg Hohenzollern. Lithographie aus Stillfried-Rattonitz.

      1842 - [1842]. Blattgröße ca. 39,5 x 48,5 cm, Ansicht ca. 24,5 x 31 cm. "Unter den Mauern des Klostergartens, üer dem tiefliegenden Flussbett der Starzel, welche hier den Killerbach aufnimmt, ist die Ansicht gezeichnet, welche wir von Burg Hohenzollern vorlegen. Die Burg erscheint in täuschender Nähe, denn in gerader Linie beträgt die Entfernung noch gegen eine Stunde Weges. Im Thale links erblicken wir am Ufer der Killer Kloster Stetten mit dem gleichnamigen Dorfe; über demselben einige Häuser des Dörfchens Boll, und am Fusse der Gebirge Mariazell, das Zellerkirchlein. . Am fernen Horizont steigt das Lochengebirge empor." (Begleittext auf Extrablatt). Leicht stockfleckig. Sehr dekorative große Ansicht. Blattgröße ca. 39,5 x 48,5 cm, Ansicht ca. 24,5 x 31 cm.

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        Scènes de la vie privée et publique des animaux. 2 vols.

      J. Hetzel éditeur, Paris 1842. 4°, 386,(8), 390,(7) pp., profusely illustrated with 201 full page wood-engraved plates and 119 text vignettes by Grandville, contemporary grey buckram. 1. printing.. 16022536

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        Poems on Hunting, by the late Hon. Martin-Bladen Hawke; With a Sketch of his Sporting Career, by Nimrod

      Pontefract: Fox & Son. 1842. First Edition. Hardcover. Full calf with gilt titles and decoration to spinem boards with double gilt ruled border, slight rubbing to joints, inside gilt dentelles, bookplate to ffep and Schwerdt bookplate to front pastedown, original grey wrappers bound in, internally clean and bright. Schwerdt p.234 , 12mo 7" - 7½" tall, 53 + 3 pp .

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        CHOJU RYAKUGA SHIKI: CURSIVE METHODS OF DRAWING OF BIRDS ANDANIMALS.

      [Edo 1842 Suwaraya]. Stitched brown wrs., very good example,. 48 double leaves + collophon page, ie 95 pages of color wood. cut illustrations, 25.5 x 18 cm., replacement covers & title. slip, minor thumbing on lower corner, else clean, solid.RARE. A NAIVE AND INNOCENT WORK, DRAWN WITH TENDERNESS AND CARE This is a another famous book by Kitao Masayoshi, aka by studio names: Kuwagata Keisai et al., [1764-1824]. Per Lawrence and we summarize, he was a celebrated Ukiyo-e painter, printmaker and illustrator born in Suruga province. He was also the star pupil of Kitao Shigemasa, and worked until 1797 as an Ukiyo-e artist under the 'Go' or studio name of Kitao Masayoshi, designing numerous prints & and illustrating books. In 1797, he became the official painter to the Daimyo of Tsuyama & was also given some training by Kano Eisen'in. He took his grandmother's name of Kuwagata and then began to work in the Kano school style. Eventually retired and became a lay monk. He is known for his subtle and tender lines, his prints of lowers done with delicacy. His work is charming, expressing innocence and with remarkable delicacy and softness. * The current work is a collection of his color drawings of mostly of animals [mammals], birds, insects, frogs, fish, turtles, shrimp, lobster, shell-fish, whales and other sea creatures. For a companion volume in the same style on human figures please inquire for his RYAKU GASHIKI. * Hokusai was greatly influenced by his unique style, which found its way into the his famous series title: HOKUSAI MANGA. These caricature were done with naive innocence, with a dash of fun intended, and some irony. The work shows a great diversity in his ability to draw and perceive nature as it actually was, during the late 18th century. The work is delicately pastel colored, revealing his keen sense of nature's animals, wide variety and large number of his quaint drawings are presented in this book. A delight to behold ! * An important book. Properly collected by the world's great libraries and museums, as well as private collectors. * BIBLIOGRAPHY 1. H. Kerlen: CATALOGUE OF PRE-MEIJI JAPANESE BOOKS AND MAPS --IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS IN THE NETHERLANDS, p.57-8, #140, --cites 1797 edition. 2. KSM 5-687-3 3. Kraft vol. 1, no. 55, vol. 3, no. 60 5. C.H. Mitchell: THE ILLUSTRATED BOOKS OF THE NANGA, MARU- --YAMA, SHIJO AND OTHER RELATED SCHOOLS OF JAPAN: A BIBLIO- --GRAPHY, p.240 6. Duret 181 7. Hayashi 1558 8. Javal [II] 140. 9. Odin 108 10. L. Brown, p.124 11. Toda. 213, cites 1797 edition. 12. Strange, illustrations reproduced [1897], p.88. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Remarkable Hills on the upper Missouri

      Paris, Coblenz and London, 1842. Aquatint engraving by Salathé after Bodmer, proof on india paper mounted, blindstamp, issue with no date after English imprint. Shaved into plate area. A rare India proof of this composite plate made up from nine separate views, but with plain borders between each image. Numbered in the plate from 1 to 9 they were all sketched during the journey up river aboard the 60-foot keelboat Flora. Prince Maximilian and his party left Fort Union on 6 July and eventually arrived at Fort McKenzie on 9 August 1833 traveling through a number of different regions including the Mauvaises Terres and the Stone Walls (e.g. Nos. 2, 6 and others in the present composite, an area that Maximilian wrote of as `the most interesting part of the whole course of the Missouri'), also included are images of formations now known as Dike and Citadel Rock (nos. 4 and 5). 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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        Autograph letter signed.

      Copenhagen, 18. IX. 1842. - 8vo. 2¼ pp. on bifolium. With integral address panel. To his translator Nicolas Martin: "[.]" Shortly after having the pleasure of receiving your beautiful, interesting 'Ariel' I sent to you a letter accompanied by the German translation of one of my novels which enjoyed most success 'A musician, that's all! (Nur ein Geiger)'. One of my fellow countrymen, naval officer, was in charge but there is almost a year that I have learned nothing of the reception of the book or the letter, I thus take advantage today of the departure for Paris of one of my friends [.] I ask you to tell him if you received the sending in question, and to tell him what concerns your own literary activity. I have just published a great poetic work 'A Poet's Bazaar', which appeared in Danish, and will appear soon in German translation which I will take the liberty to send you a copy as soon as I have your address. For the dramatic productions, I have given this year at the Royal Theatre vaudeville 'The Bird on the Pear Tree', a tragedy 'Agnete and the Marine Man' [.]". At the moment, Andersen is working on another play. He spent the summer in the property of the Minister of Finance who "has the most beautiful land I know [.] Send me some news! A letter of you will make the same pleasure made by the first bird of passage to the northener [.]". - Fol. 2 (address leaf) with small tears from opening the letter, otherwise in good condition.

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        El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha.

      Mexico: Ignacio Cumplido 8vo (21 cm; 8.5"). 2 vols. I: Added chromolithographic t.-p, 24, XVI, 434 p., 67 plates. II: Added chromolithographic t.-p., vii, [1 (blank), 473, [1 (blank)] pp., 59 plates, fold. map.. 1842 Perhaps the most sought-after edition of El Quixote printed in the New World: Cumplido's typography is clear and crisp and Mexican lithography was, in the 1840s, achieving such a very good, comfortable, and pleasant level of sophistication and accomplishment that his decision to adorn the work with => 126 lithographic plates (although the title-page calls for 125!!) was easy and wise. He used, for this, the leading Mexico City fine-lithography firm of Massé y Decaen, which employed the artists Blanco, Iriarte, and Heredia "copiando los dibujos de Tony Johannot" (Palau). => Palau opined that the result "representa un esfuerzo editorial muy estimable." Provenance: Ownership notation of Bonifacio Rodriguez, in a 19th-century hand, on the front fly-leaf of vol. I; small blind pressure- (not perforation-) stamp of Manuel Ibanez, 20th-century, in each volume. Late 19th- or early 20th-century full vellum over boards, round spines, each spine with two labels (one dark red, one dark green sunned to olive brown); machine-made marbled endpapers on calendared stock. Waterstaining in upper area of p. 371 to end of vol. I (heaviest at rear); one text leaf torn in vol. II, repaired. Occasional scattered light foxing or brown spots, mostly in margins. Map loose but present. => Generally a very clean copy of a greatly coveted work, retaining the chromolithographic title-pages.

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        La Chine et les chinois.

      Paris, Couplet & Vibert (letterpress printed by Schneider & Langrand and the lithographs by Lemercier, Bernard & Co.), 1842. - Imperial folio (385 x 555 mm). 26 pp. text. With lithographed title-page (textual), tinted lithographed title-page (illustrational), 2 lithographed dedication leaves, lithographed list of plates and 32 tinted lithographed plates on 25 leaves, by Eugène Ciceri after drawings of Borget. Contemporary half tanned sheepskin, cloth sides; recased, with modern endpapers. First edition of a series of 32 magnificent views of China after drawings by the notable French artist Auguste Borget (1808-77), who travelled through Asia from 1838 to 1840, including views in the area of Hong Kong (4), Macao (13) and Canton (12). "The feeling of superiority to the Chinese, so characteristic of accounts from the 1840s, is absent here. The artist observes with a fresh eye" (Lust). Explanations to all views are found in the letterpress text in the form of letters by Borget. A second edition in English was published in the same year as Sketches of China and the Chinese. - Washed, but with some foxing still visible; professionally restored tears in the margins both title-pages and plates 1 and 4 and more crudely restored tears in the letterpress text leaves; a fair copy, the illustrations are however still in very good condition. Binding restored and recased and with most of the leaves mounted on new stubs. Rare. Abbey, Travel 540. Cordier, Sinica, 79f. Cf. Lust 2111 (English ed.). Not in Walravens. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Scènes de la vie privée et publique des animaux. 2 vols.

      - J. Hetzel éditeur, Paris 1842. 4°, 386,(8), 390,(7) pp., profusely illustrated with 201 full page wood-engraved plates and 119 text vignettes by Grandville, contemporary grey buckram. 1. printing fransk illustr.bøger Politiken korrektur. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AMERICAN NOTES For GENERAL CIRCULATION. In Two Volumes

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1842. 1st edition, 1st state (Smith II, 3). Original publisher's reddish-brown vertically-ribbed cloth with a blind decorative floral frame & gilt stamped spine lettering. Roman spine numerals. Slight lean, with spines sunned to a golden brown. Bookseller ticket ["T. Catherall / Chester"] to both volumes; binder's ticket ["Leighton & Eeles / Spa Fields"] to Vol I. Vol I with glue residue to front hinge area. Withal, a pleasing VG+ set.. 2 volumes: [12 (with the 10th page numbered 'xvi')], 308; vii, [1 (blank)], 306, [6] pp. Adverts last 6 pages of Vol. II. 8vo. 8-1/8" x 5-1/8"

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