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        The Private Correspondence 1613-1644.

      London: S. and J. Bentley, Wilson, and Fley. 1842. - Only Printing. Octavo, pp. l, 314. Collection of letters by an ancestor of General Charles Cornwallis of Yorktown fame. Bound in contemporary textured brown cloth with paper title square to spine. Very slight lean to the the bookblock, some spotting and dustiness to edges. Some bumping to extremities of the covers, some rubbing with the spine slightly tanned. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB]
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        Ueber das Wesen der Gletscher und Winterreise in das Eismeer.

      Stuttgart und Tübingen, Cotta, 1842. - (23 x 13,5 cm). XII, 135 S. Leinwandband um 1900. Einzige Ausgabe dieses seltenen Beitrags aus den Anfängen der modernen Glaziologie. - Der Schweizer Bergsteiger und Naturforscher Hugi (1796-1855) hat die "Kenntniss der alpinen Gletscher wesentlich (ge)fördert. Als kühner Bergsteiger beschränkte Hugi seine Untersuchungen nicht auf die unteren Teile der Gletscher, er stieg zu ihren Firnmulden empor. (dort beobachtete er) mancherlei Thatsachen über die Beschaffenheit von Schnee, Firn und Eis in verschiedenen Höhen, über die Lage der Firnlinie, über Spalten und Schlunde, die früheren Forschern entgangen waren" (Zittel). Während seine Erklärungen über Gletscherbewegungen etwas unklar, seine Angaben über Moränen unvollständig sind, sind seine Beschreibungen über das Vor- und Rückschreiten der Gletscher besonders wichtig. Er war auch der Erste, der Messungen dazu angestellt hat. - Stellenweise leicht stockfleckig, sonst wohlerhalten. - Zittel, Geschichte der Geologie 331; Darmstaedter 387

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        The Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians,

      London: John Murray, , 1842. including their Private Life, Government, Laws, Arts, Manufactures, Religion, and Early History; derived from a Comparison of the Paintings, Sculptures, and Monuments still existing, with the Accounts of Ancient Authors. Second Edition. 3 volumes, octavo. Original greyish-brown cloth skilfully refurbished, gilt lettered spines decorated with scarabs and the Egyptian lotus motif, front covers stamped in gilt with an Egyptian cartouche, yellow coated endpapers. Lithograph plates (some chromolithograph, some folding) of views, artefacts and wall paintings, numerous wood-engravings in the text. From the library of Valentine Browne, second Baron Cloncurry (1772-1853, politician and landowner, inscribed at the head of each title page: "Lord Cloncurry, Maritimo [his villa in Dublin]". A few marks to covers otherwise a very good set. Second edition of this keystone work of British Egyptology, first published in 1837. The Quarterly Review referred to Wilkinson's minutely detailed and superbly illustrated work as a "restoration to life, as it were, of the ancient Pharaohs, and their subjects". Wilkinson (1797-1875) was the first British Egyptologist properly to value the interpretation of Egyptian texts. "[He] arrived in Egypt on 22 November 1821. He soon became so fascinated with the land that he abandoned all thoughts of an army career and spent the next twelve years there. During that time he travelled widely throughout Egypt, twice ascending the Nile into Nubia and exploring both the eastern and the western deserts. He accomplished an extraordinary amount of work at most of the major archaeological sites then known in Egypt and recorded them in his numerous notebooks and sketchbooks. His sketches are rendered with an accuracy and consistency that make them valuable evidence for monuments that were damaged or destroyed after he drew them" (ODNB).

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        DAVID F. BARRY PHOTOGRAPH AND RELATED LETTER FROM DAKOTA TERRITORY INDIAN AGENT, JAMES MCLAUGHLIN

      James McLaughlin (1842-1923). Canadian born, McLaughlin came to Minnesota in 1863, and a year later married a woman of white and Sioux origin who became very helpful to McLaughlin in his later work with the Sioux. He entered the U.S. Indian Service in 1871 at the Devil's Lake Agency near Fort Totten, and in 1881 was transferred as Indian Agent to Standing Rock Agency. McLaughlin was sympathetic with the Indians, but felt his mission was to civilize them and he worked to abolish such customs as the Sun Dance and other traditions of the Sioux. Believing Sitting Bull to be an obstacle in the management of the Sioux, he fostered the rift between the Sioux leader and Gall, who had been Sitting Bull's military chief at the Little Bighorn. During the Ghost Dance unrest of 1890, McLaughlin was at odds with Major General Nelson Miles who favored a strong military control, including the arrest of Sitting Bull by Buffalo Bill Cody with the intention of shipping him out of the Sioux country. McLaughlin believed that given time the Ghost Dance craze would pass without the use of military force. However, in December 1890, McLaughlin ordered the Indian police of the agency to arrest Sitting Bull, resulting in a clash in which Sitting Bull and a number of Indians and Indian police were killed. This event was a contributing factor to the Wounded Knee fight that occurred shortly thereafter on the Pine Ridge Agency. In 1895 McLaughlin was offered the post of Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs, which he declined, instead he became inspector under the personal direction of the Secretary of the Interior, and as such, became familiar with Indian matters all over the country. In 1910 he authored a book of great historical importance, My Friend The Indian. The 2 page letter offered here is boldly written and signed by James McLaughlin on his Department of the Interior, U.S. Indian Service letterhead to Capt. J.P. Baker of Bismarck, N.D. Written by McLaughlin on March 30, 1899 at Sisseton Agency, S.D, the letter is in regard to building non-reservation Indian schools. In part, "the point you want to make is the advantages Bismarck offers for the location of a Government Non-reservation Indian School and I herein give you the names of the 36 non-reservation schools now in operation and the States or Territories in which they are located... I would regard it unadvisable to detract or reflect upon the Reservation schools, as all reservations have boarding schools or should have them, and as a matter of fact they produce the best and most permanent results, but you need to present the advantages of Bismarck as a location for a non-reservation school, which advantages are plainly obvious, with the adjacent agencies to draw from." The accompanying 9.5" x 6.75" albumen photograph is an outdoor portrait of a group of individuals, including a party from Boston and Carlyle, together with several Indians and Indian Police at Standing Rock Agency in 1888. This sharp, clear image by renowned Native American photographer David F. Barry exhibits his Bismarck and Standing Rock, D.T. backstamp. Identified on verso of photographer's mount in an unknown hand are George H. Fairbault, an agency farmer; James McLaughlin, as Agent; and John E. Kennedy, Agency Clerk. Seven negligible tiny pin-holes at top, bottom, and right side of mount, 2 of which are at edge of image. Light edgewear to mount. Letter and photograph are of significant historical value.

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        Scà nes de la Vie Privà e et Publique des Animaux. Études de Moeurs Contemporaines publià es sous la direction de M. P.-J. Stahl.

      J. Hetzel, Paris 1842 - 2 volumes. First edition. 201 engraved plates plus illustrations in text by Grandville, engreved by his preferred engraver Brà vià re. 4to., bound by Plow of Boston, Lincolnshire in half maroon morocco with marbled paper boards, edges and endpapers, spines decorated in gilt. Worn with repairs to upper joints, but still good strong copies. Booklabel of James Lloyd and Plow binder's tickets. Stahl was a pseudonym for the publisher Hetzel who edited texts by Balzac Jules Janin, George Sand and others to go with Grandville's superb engravings. It was seen as a great satire on French manners of the the middle nineteenth century [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE BOOKS, ABA, ILAB]
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        THE DIAL: A MAGAZINE FOR LITERATURE, PHILOSOPHY, AND RELIGION, VOLUME II: July 1841, October 1841, January 1842, & April 1842

      E. P. Peabody/John Green, Boston & London 1842 - Contemporary half calf leather with calf corners and marbled boards; bound without wrappers. A prototype of the 20th-century little magazine, the DIAL was the most important American literary periodical of the 19th century and one of the scarcest with print runs never exceeding 300 copies. First edited by Margaret Fuller (1840-42) and then by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1842-44), it not only featured many of their most important works but also introduced the writings of Henry David Thoreau. Published only from July 1840 to April 1844, Volume II's four issues contain two poems by Thoreau, including his important "Friendship," later collected in his first book, Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, and much by Emerson including his defining piece "Transcendentalism." Page 421 has an early ink correction, possibly in the hand of the editor. Rubbing to spine and boards. Tight, clean, and Near Fine [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Circus Gymnasticus der Witwwe Elisabeth Schmidt. Die heutige Vorstellung eröffnen: Die beiden Chinesen ausgeführt von den Voltigeurs Herrn Creter und Herrn Pichler (...) Zum Beschluß der Vorstellung folgt: die große kgl. Post, ausgeführt von Herrn Koßmeyer mit 9 Pferden.

      München, 26. April 1842.. Plakat mit großem Holzschnitt (23,5 x 22,5 cm). Blattgr.: 51 x 40 cm. Die Truppe der Kunstreiterin Elisabeth Schmidt ist seit 1828 im süddeutschen Raum nachweisbar. Hier werden 9 Programmpunkte aufgeführt, bei denen diverse Voltigeure atemberaubende und halsbrecherische Kunststücke ausführen. Der Holzschnitt zeigt einen Kunstreiter bei einer Vorführung.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Geological Map of Long & Staten Islands with the Environs of New York

      New York: William W. Mather, 1842. unbound. Map. Original hand color. Sheet measures 25" x 53". This large format geological map of Long Island is one of the most beautiful and detailed maps of the region to appear in the 19th century. Extending from New Jersey and Staten Island east as far as Montauk and Fisher's Island, it covers parts of New Jersey and Connecticut, Westchester, Rockland County as well as all of New York City including Staten Island. Incredibly detailed, the map notes the detailed early street grid in lower Manhattan and northern Brooklyn as well as geological features throughout. This map, issued before the American Civil War, shows a relatively pre-developed Long Island and labels communities, towns and roads. The partially completed Long Island Railroad is also noted. A large inset in the lower right corner details the geology and topography of Manhattan with major streets marked. This map was based on the survey work of J. Calvin Smith and issued in W. W. Mather's "Geology of New York, Vol. I". Map is in very good conditions with minimal wear along folds and minor foxing. Slight toning at places. Minor edge rip near left margin, not affecting image. Two sheets joined together, as issued.William William Mather (1804 - 1859) was an American geologist from Brooklyn Connecticut. He was admitted to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1823 where his interest in chemistry and mineralogy led him the become the Assistant Professor of Geology. He would resign from the Army in 1836 and dedicated himself exclusively to Science. He published several papers on chemistry and geology and was a member of many scientific and historical societies. Today, the W.W. Mather Medal is an important Geological Research commendation. This map, a must for any Long Island map collector, is a good example of his work.

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        POEMS

      Edward Moxon, London 1842 - Covers with elaborate gilt fillet and floral bordering. Gilt panelled spine with panel decorations. All edges gilt. LOVELY FORE-EDGE PAINTING OF OXFORD with university buildings in background, sailing vessels on the Thames (or Isis) River in foreground. Pleasing old armorial book-plate on front pastedown. Illustrated throughout with full-page plates, chapter heads and tail pieces. Some scattered foxing, usually peripheral and never heavy. A fine binding and fore-edge painting. Rogers' poems first appeared in 1834. 305pp. Size: Octavo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Glenn Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Cirque Olympique. Zum ersten Male: Uto, der stählerne Ritter, im Kampfe mit dem rothen Feuer-Riesen, Eine große Pantomime mit großem Brillant-Feuerwerk, das mit einer Kanonade und Bengalflamme endet.

      München, 29. April 1842.. Mehrfach gefalt.Plakat mit gr. Holzschnitt (27 x 39,5 cm). Blattgr.: 51 x 42 cm. Wohl eine Ümsetzung für den Circus des Ritterromans "Udo der Stählerne" des Joseph Alois Gleich. Der mit "J. M." monogrammierte Holzschnitt zeigt einen Kampf zwischen Rittern, im Hintergrund von zahlreichen Feuerrädern illuminiertes Gebäude, das hinter Gittern ein in Ketten geschlagenes Burgfräulein beherbergt. - Mit Stempel der Königlichen Polzei Direction (KPD); linker Rand oben und unten jeweils ca. 1 cm auf 7 cm Länge beschnitten.

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        The Life of a Sportsman. By Nimrod

      London: Rudolph Ackerman Eclipse Sporting Gallery, 191, Regent Street, 1842. First edition, first issue. With pictorial title-page and 35 hand-colored engraved plates by Henry Alken. Includes the 4 mounted plates with titles beneath - as in all 1st issue copies. vii, [ii], 402, [8,ads] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Full red morocco with triple gilt fillet border, spines with five raised bands, richly gilt, inner dentelles gilt, a.e.g., cloth spine laid down at back, by Riviere & Son. Finely rebacked, preserving spine. Very good, plates fine and bright, internally clean. Alken, Henry. First edition, first issue. With pictorial title-page and 35 hand-colored engraved plates by Henry Alken. Includes the 4 mounted plates with titles beneath - as in all 1st issue copies. vii, [ii], 402, [8,ads] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. "Considered by many to be the premier coloured plate sporting book in the 19th century." - Tooley. Tooley 65; Podeschi 167

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        Scènes de la vie privée et publique des animaux. Etudes des moeurs contemporaines publiées sous la direction de M. P.-L. Stahl.

       Paris, Hetzel 1842. 2 vols. 4°. 6 Bll., 386 S., 4 Bll.; 4 Bll, 390 S., 3 Bll. Mit zahlr, tlw. ganaszeit. Holzst. v. J. J. Grandville. OLn. m. Rückengoldpräg. Leicht berieb. EASander 312; Rümann 312; Vicaire VII, 405 - Avec la collaboration de Balzac, Louis Baude, Émile de la Bédollière, P. Bernard, Gustave Droz, Benjamin Franklin, Jules Janin, Édouard Lemoine Alfred de Musset, Paul de Musset, Mme. Menessier-Nodier, Charles Nodier, George Sand, Louis Viardot. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Literatur, Illustrierte Bücher

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        Reise igjennem Nordlandene og Vestfinmarken i sommeren 1841.

      Christiania 1842. 8vo. VI,118 s. Priv. sort helsjirtingbd. med orig. omsl. medbundet Materien gjennomgående svakt brettet, forøvrig et helhetlig pent eksemplar. Overstrøket navn på tittelbl. Bokeierstempel på bakre forsats (Rolf Falck-Muus).. "...en videnskabelig botanisk Reise til Nordlandene og Finmarken, hvis Hensigt var at undersøge disse Egners Flora og Vegetationsforhold". Fra Fortalen: "Med Hensyn til nærværende Reiseberetnings Form skylder jeg at bemærke, at den nærmest er bestemt til Almeenlæsning, hvorfor det reen Botaniske saavidt mulig er samlet i det tilføiede Anhang" (s.97-118)

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        VALEDICTORY OF HENRY CLAY, IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES, THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 1842 [caption title]

      Washington, 1842. Light wear at edges, some light soiling; small tear minutely affecting a few letters of text. Very good. In a cloth folder. An elegant silk broadside printing the text of Henry Clay's farewell speech, resigning his position in Congress. Clay (1777-1852) represented Kentucky in the Senate for many years, first elected in 1806. His lengthy and important political career included Secretary of State and Speaker of the House, and several presidential bids. He was key in formulating the Missouri Compromise of 1820 and the Compromise of 1850, issues relative to slavery and statehood. Though he states that he is retiring from the Senate "forever," Clay would return to serve a final term from 1849 until his death in 1852.

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        Der Thüringer Bote. 2 Jgge., (alles ersch.). Ein Volksblatt.

      (Gotha), 1842 - Erstausgabe! No. 1. (April 1842) - No. 117. (Dec. 1842), 6. April 1842.; No. 1.- 155 (1843). (Gotha), 1842-43. 8°. 630, 110 S. Anzeigen und Bekanntmachungen April- Dec. 1842; 630, 196 S. Anzeigen und Bekanntmachungen Jan.- Dec. 1843. Pp.d.Zt. Papier tls. fleckig. N.a.V. Storch, Bernhard Ludwig *1803 Ruhla- 1881 Kreuzwertheim a. M. Dichter, Journalist und Verleger. 1817 gescheiterte Kaufmannslehre in Erfurt. Stud. in Göttingen. Freundschaft mit Ludwig Bechstein. Storch gründete 1841 ein eigenes Verlagscomptoir, Kernstück war "Der Thüringer Bote. Ein Volksblatt Jg. 1, 1842- 1843". Fortsetzung 1844 unter dem Titel "Der deutsche Volksbote". Inhalt: Fest des Einzugs und Empfangs der durchlauchtigsten Erbherrschaft von Sachsen- Coburg- Gotha in Coburg den 14. und 15. Mai 1842. Das Thüringische Sängerfest am 17. August 1842 auf der Burg- Ruine Gleichen bei Wandersleben. Saalfelder Sagen. Mit dem ergänzenden Nachrichten blatt: Felleisen. Selten! Drucke Goth. Verleger 941. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Porte Saint Nicolas.'.

      - getönte Lithographie v. André Durand gedr. v. Auguste Bry in Paris aus Voyage pittoresque et archéologique en Russie b. Ernest Bourdin in Paris, 1842, 38 x 25 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Leipzig. - Souvenirblatt. - "Leipzig".

      Leipzig Polet 1842 - Historische Ortsansicht. Lithographie, um 1845. Von Carl Christian Böhme. 42,8 x 54,4 cm (Darstellung) / 44,4 x 55,8 cm (Blatt). Aus: Karl Grosse, Geschichte der Stadt Leipzig. von der ältesten bis auf die neueste Zeit (Leipzig: Polet 1842). - Unterhalb der Darstellung mit den Künstler- und Verlagsangaben "In Stein graviert v. C. C. Böhme u. Fr. Kr." und "Verlag von Fr. Krätzschmer" sowie "Steindruck von Fr. Krätzschmer in Leipzig". Die Teilansichten jeweils unterhalb betitelt. - Das großformatige Souvenirblatt zeigt in der Zentralansicht die Buchhändlerbörse in der Ritterstraße mit einer Bürgerstaffage. Diese wird umrandet von sechszehn Teilansichten der wichtigsten Gebäude. Unter anderen mit dem Rathaus, Thomaskirche, Pleißenburg, Börse, Augusteum, Schützenhaus, Nicolaikirche, Bürgerschule und Waagegebäude. Sehr dekorative Biedermeiervedute. - Der rechte Rand um 1 cm angerändert und restauriert. schmalrandig. Mit den normalen Verlagsfaltspuren. Insgesamt gut erhalten. Carl Christian Böhme Deutscher Lithograph, tätig Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts.

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        Kleiner geographisch-statistischer Atlas der Preüssischen Monarchie in zehn illuminierten Karten.

      Gotha, Justus Perthes Verlag, 1842. 8°, 2 Blatt und 10 doppelblatt große und farbig colorierte Kupferstichkarten - durchgängig leicht braunfleckig, Einband best. und leicht fleckig, Bindung etwas lose sonst guter Zustand - 1842. Sehr selten ! Mit einer sehr interessanten Widmung von einem Kielmannsegg vom 1. Oktober 1845 auf dem Vorsatz ! Enthält Karten zu politischer Einteilung der Provinzen u. Regierungsbezirke, statistische Karten zu Temperatur, Bevölkerungszahl, Kultur, Wirschaft, Militär, Berg- u. Hüttenwesen. b84161 Versand D: 6,00 EUR Geographie, Atlanten

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        Lettre autographe signée

      - HEREDIA José-Maria de (1842-1905), poète et écrivain. L.A.S. adressée à un « cher ami ». Paris, 9 juin 1884. 4 p. in-12 à l'encre violette. Heredia, souffrant, se remet à peine : « Il semble que la Fée du Causse ait voulu empêcher un sauvage encore vêtu de plumes (du moins moralement) de pénétrer dans le calcaire aux belles lignes. J'ai eu une rude rechute. Ça recommence à mieux aller ». Il espère voir son correspondant en juillet, après un séjour à Royat. Dans un long post-scriptum, il éreinte le « le grand succès du jour », les Blasphèmes de Jean Richepin : « Pas un vers de Poëte, car même les beaux qu'il a volés, il a senti le besoin de les déformer. C'est illogique, d'une philosophie nulle, de l'Ecole Normale à l'envers (.) Décidemment je commence à croire que le Français lettré n'est pas né pour la poësie. »

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        The Knights Templars

      London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1842. xv, [1], 559pp, [1]. Lithographed frontispiece, title, and four lithographed plates. Contemporary victorian black half-calf over buckram boards, gilt. Rubbed, with some loss and rubbing to spine and corners. Cracking to joints, small repair to lower joint, but with both boards attached. Solitary Victorian bookplate of Alnwick Public LIbrary to FEP, and a modern bookplate of S.J. Coomer to verso of FFEP. The definitive history of the Knights Templar, from origins to modern incarnation in the years of medieval pilgrimage and crusade to the Holy Lands, to the era of the Temple Church in London - which became the centre of the English legal profession. Scarce. . First Edition. 8vo.

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        Incidents of Travel In Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan

      Harper & Bros, New York 1842 - Roces y fatigas en su encuadernado. Numerosas m,anchas de humedad a lo largo de todo el libro. WE SEND (free of charge) video demonstration of the conservation status of the book. ENVIAMOS (a solicitud y sin cargo) video de demostración del estado de conservación del ejemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Eduardo Martínez Moreira]
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        Mittheilungen über Griechenland. Erster Theil : Reiseskizzen, Zweiter Theil: Zur Geschichte des Befreiungskrieges, nach griechischen Quellen, 3. Theil: Blicke auf die gegenwärtigen Zustände ....

      Leipzig. F.A. Brockhaus, 1842. 1. Auflage, 3, kl.8°. 17,9 x 11,6 cm. XII S., (1) Bll., 377 Seiten, private Nachbindung der Zeit mit Leinenecken, Lederrückenschild, Pfauenmusterpapier-Bezug und Dreiseitenrotschnitt, Hardcover in Halbleinwand, In sehr gutem Zustand. die Kopfschnitte minimal angestaubt, die Bücher sauber und frisch, wohl ungelesen. weiter in den Seitenzahlen: Bd.2: VIII,401 S., Bd.3: (3) Bll., 304 S., - weiter im Untertitel: 3. Theil: Blicke auf die gegenwärtigen Zustände des Königreichs. Versand D: 2,95 EUR Reise & Geographie, Europa, Griechenland, Sammlerexemplare, Alte Drucke

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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!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        Engravings of Ancient Cathedrals, Hotels de Ville, and other Public Buildings of Celebrity, in France, Holland, Germany, and Italy.

      Bohn, London 1842 - 3rd ed. Large folio (25" x 19'' = 51x34 cm). Contemp. half leather with leather corners and richly gilt spine (rubbed and bumped at corners and edges). With all 32 double page copper plates. This edition came out without the text part. Foxing on the first 3 and last 4 plates; mordate foxing on the rest of 25 plates. One long tear on pl. 31 (Hotel de Ville, Ypres); small tears at middle page of pl. 21 and pl.20 (i.e. at left middle of engraving, but without affecting the depicted edifices). +++ Brunet II, 218. ¿ Vgl. Pollen 322 (Ausg. 1832). ¿ Dritte Ausgabe, diese ohne die Textblätter erschienen. ¿ Ansichten der Kathedralen von Antwerpen, Brüssel, Freiburg, Mailand, Reims, Rouen, St. Omer und Straßburg sowie Darstellungen der Rathäuser u. a. von Arras, Brüssel, Löwen und Ypern. ¿ Vorsatz mit Besitzvermerk, eine Tafel lose und vier mit Einriß im Falz (ein Riss lang bis über die Mitte), fleckig. ¿ Exlibris. +++ Need further photos and/or information? Just use the «Ask Bookseller» button and I¿ll be pleased to help. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Trust Account [for the] Estate of William Rae Deceased, with Wellwood Hyslop and Andrew Murray his executors and trustees, Jamaica...

      1842 7 numbered pages of ms. on 5 folio sheets, ms. title on first page & with secretarial notes on final page, as originally sewn & with signed ms. witness statement attached with pin; old folds & a little dusted.The Rae brothers, James, William and John, were Scottish born plantation owners on the Island of Jamaica. James died in 1815 whereupon his estate was divided equally between his siblings. William died in 1837 assigning Wellwood Hyslop and Andrew Murray, to execute his will and oversee the ongoing operations at his plantations, Petersfield, St. Davids and St. Thomas. This document, drawn up by the solicitors Mais & Duff, records the outstanding accounts up until the death of Murray on 18 December, 1841. Wellwood Hyslop, the surviving trustee, was an influential merchant and public figure in Jamaica. His roles included that of Colonel in the Surrey Militia horse Regiment, a member of the House of Assembly for the constituency of Port Royal, magistrate and judge, and chairman of the Planters' Bank.

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        The Flutonicon Monthly Jan. 1834 - May 1842

      Abermarle street 1842 - 1842. 36 pages. No dust jacket. Brown, half leather bound with faded-gilt lettering and marbled boards. Contains sheet music. Firm binding. Noticeable foxing, tanning and handling marks with dog-eared corners. Tears and missing pieces to front pages with pencil marking and inscription of previous owners name at front endpaper. Creasing to rear pages with pencil marking. Noticeable rubbing and scuffing along spine with missing piece at top. Noticeable bumping, rubbing and scuffing to spine ends and to corners with noticeable rubbing, scuffing and wear along edges and over surfaces. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LIST OF UNSOLD LANDS: THE PROPERTY OF THE BRITISH AMERICAN LAND COMPANY. THE EASTERN TOWNSHIPS OF CANADA, DISTRICT OF ST. FRANCIS [caption title]

      Montreal, 1842. Small tears and creasing at all margins, affecting a few words of text; significant loss at upper corners, not affecting text. Good. A Canadian broadside advertising lands available in the Eastern Townships, printed at the beginning of the region's transformation into a French-speaking area. In the early 1800s the Eastern Townships were an almost exclusively Anglophone region of Quebec. The American Revolution precipitated the flight of over 40,000 Loyalists to Canada in the 1780s, including a small handful to the largely unsettled region of Quebec between the St. Lawrence River and the U.S. border, known as the Eastern Townships. The Loyalists cleared much of the rich land for farming, which attracted a large number of immigrants from New England in the first decades of the 19th century. In the 1840s a rapid shift occurred in the region as French-speaking Quebecois from poorer areas began pouring in and the English speakers began emigrating to the U.S. and other parts of Canada. Francophones became a majority in the 1870s and today constitute over 85% of the population. The present broadside, printed in English, lists hundreds of lots for sale by the British American Land Company and includes over a column's worth of detailed descriptions of lands open for purchase. The following towns and areas are represented: Ascot, Auckland, Brompton, Compton, Clifton, Clinton, Ditton, Dudswell, Eaton, Hereford, Melbourne, Newport, Orford, Shipton, Stoke, Weedon, Westbury, and Windsor, in the County of Sherbrooke; Barford, Barnston, Bolton, Hatley, Potton, and Stanstead, in the County of Stanstead; Brome, Ely, Farnham, Granby, Milton, Roxton, Shefford, and Stukeley, in the County of Shefford; Acton, Aston, Chester, Durhan, Grantham, Ham, Kingsley, Simpson, Tingwock, Warwick, Wendover, and Wickham, in the County of Drummond; Sutton, in the County of Missisquoi; Hemmingford, in the County of Beauharnois; and improved farms in the district of St. Francis Territory, Port St. Francis, and the town of Sherbrooke. Not listed on OCLC and apparently unrecorded. Very rare.

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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

      Honolulu, 1842. 12mo. Contemporary Hawaiian sheep, boards and backstrip tooled with triangular and diamond-shaped pattern; rebacked, original spine neatly laid down. Very clean and fresh internally. Very good. A significant association copy of the rare first edition in Hawaiian of Bunyan's PILGRIM'S PROGRESS, and the first printing in Hawaiian of an English literary classic. This copy bears a presentation inscription on the front free endpaper to the Rev. E.S. Hopkins from the Rev. Elias Bond, dated at Kohala, Sandwich Islands, June 12, 1844. Reverend Bond translated at least seven books for the Mission Press between 1859 and 1868. The Hawaiian title translates as THE TRAVELER FROM THIS WORLD TO THAT WHICH IS TO COME. In 1840 the American Tract Society in Honolulu hoped to publish an abridged edition of Bunyan if a translator could be found, and in 1841 Artemas Bishop took on the task, promising the Society that "it will prove one of the most popular works in the Hawaiian Language." Unfortunately for Artemas and the Society, the book flopped and the 10,000 copies that were printed were remaindered in unbound sheets, most of which were disposed of to Chinese vegetable peddlers for wrapping produce. For copies that survived this, the rate of attrition, as with all early Hawaiian works of this type, remained very high, and the book is quite scarce today. The work failed to impact the Hawaiians, as the English allusions lost all meaning when translated. The names of the extensive cast of characters became incomprehensible: Mr. Lechery became Kekowale (literally, lust + only), and Mrs. Filth became Pelapela (decayed flesh). Some of the surviving unbound sheets of this book were bound into limp suede in 1910. This copy, on the other hand, is in a contemporary Hawaiian sheep binding of the mid-19th century (complete with its distinctive triangular and diamond-shaped tooling), which is most unusual and notably rare. See David Forbes' BUNIANA (San Francisco, 1984) for an extensive discussion of the book. An important association copy in a handsome contemporary binding.

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        La Bruyère et La Rochefoucauld,

      Paris: Imprimerie de H. Fournier et Cie,, 1842. Mme de La [Fayette] et Mme de Longueville. Octodecimo (174 x 114 mm). Fine presentation binding by S. David in black full levant morocco, spine in compartments with gilt titles direct, top edge gilt, turn-ins gilt with foliate tools and stars at corners, marbled endpapers, green silk bookmark. Early 20th-century press cutting and bookplate on one initial blank. Extremities lightly rubbed, binder's blanks faintly dampstained, foxing throughout. An excellent copy. First collected edition, first impression, presentation binding. Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve published his biographical portraits anonymously and for private circulation among his circle of friends. For rather obscure reasons he had second thoughts and destroyed most copies. It is said that he did not keep a copy for himself and that his bibliographer, Paul Chéron, a librarian the Bibliothèque Nationale, only became aware of its existence through a bookseller who had brought a copy back from England. From the library of French playwright Victorien Sardou (1831?-1908), with the bookplate from his library at Château de Marly on the front pastedown. Sardou is the author of many popular 19th-century plays, including La Tosca, on which Puccini based his opera. Laid in are four early 20th-century bibliographical documents and press cuttings. A scarce title indeed, and even more so with such an association.

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        Six sketches in lithography representing the common actions of the Horse.

      London, C. Turner, 1842. - Folio (54.5 x 38 cm). Six tinted lithographs by Day & Haghe after "R.F.R.". Original drab wrappers. First edition in original wrappers. The large tinted lithographs show "walking", "ambling", "trotting", "cantering", "galloping", and "leaping". - Light spotting in the margins, one plate with a short tear in the margin. Spine worn, some soiling to wrappers. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        THE INTERIOR OF THE HUT OF A MANDAN CHIEF. [Tab. 19]

      Paris, 1842. Sheet size: 17 7/16 x 23 1/4 inches. As well as being a beautifully composed view of the interior of this Mandan lodge, this is also one of the most ethnographically important of all Bodmer's images. An outstanding example of his careful rendering of every detail of the everyday life of the Mandan Tribe. The lodge was the home of Dip?uch, a respected elder of the Tribe, who gave Prince Maximilian much information about the history and beliefs of his people. The sketch was made over a period of several months at Mih-Tutta-Hand- Kusch from early December 1833 to mid-April 1834. This image has been much reproduced since, as perhaps the most accurate extant depiction, taken from life, of the domestic arrangements of the Plains Indians. 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, 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 there, 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.

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        Middleton's Celestial Atlas

      London: Whitaker & Co., 1842. Book. Good. Hardcover. 'A Celestial Atlas containing maps of all the constellations visible in Great Britain, with corresponding blank maps of the stars.' James Middleton's tremendous celestial atlas featuring 5 colour maps of the sky for the different season, featuring highly detailed pictorial representations of the constellations. On the facing page of each are the blank star maps of the same sky. With an introduction by Middleton. Oblong Folio. Half leather with marbled boards, with leather label and gilt decoration. Foxing to prelims and the first two blank star maps. The colour maps are clean. Bookplate and previous owner's neat inscription. ffep folded. Some marking and scruffing to cover. Binding tight and majority of map pages nice and clean. In good condition. .

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        La Bruyère et La Rochefoucauld, Mme de La [Fayette] et Mme de Longueville.

      Paris: Imprimerie de H. Fournier et Cie, 1842 - Octodecimo (174 x 114 mm). Fine presentation binding by S. David in black full levant morocco, spine in compartments with gilt titles direct, top edge gilt, turn-ins gilt with foliate tools and stars at corners, marbled endpapers, green silk bookmark. Early 20th-century press cutting and bookplate on one initial blank. Extremities lightly rubbed, binder's blanks faintly dampstained, foxing throughout. An excellent copy. First collected edition, first impression, presentation binding. Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve published his biographical portraits anonymously and for private circulation among his circle of friends. For rather obscure reasons he had second thoughts and destroyed most copies. It is said that he did not keep a copy for himself and that his bibliographer, Paul Chéron, a librarian the Bibliothèque Nationale, only became aware of its existence through a bookseller who had brought a copy back from England. From the library of French playwright Victorien Sardou (1831–1908), with the bookplate from his library at Château de Marly on the front pastedown. Sardou is the author of many popular 19th-century plays, including La Tosca, on which Puccini based his opera. Laid in are four early 20th-century bibliographical documents and press cuttings. A scarce title indeed, and even more so with such an association. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        COMMON AMERICAN WILD CAT. MALE. [Pl. 1]

      New York, 1842. Sheet size: 21 1/2 x 27 3/8 inches. Very good. A fine image of the American Wildcat, one of the best images from the greatest illustrated natural history work to be produced in America during the 19th century. This very fine plate is from the Imperial folio edition of John James Audubon's THE VIVIPAROUS QUADRUPEDS OF NORTH AMERICA, produced entirely in the United States. This was the first plate and reflects Audubon's unerring sense of the dramatic. This is the Wildcat as he is encountered: fierce, ready to attack, and quite beautiful. This first plate also demonstrates an aspect of the work not often acknowledged. Audubon was persuaded to produce the prints via lithography rather than engraving (as THE BIRDS OF AMERICA had been) by John Bowen, who guaranteed that the fur of the animals depicted would be as fine as they would have been had they been engraved. Clearly, Bowen proved his point in this splendid image. The production of the QUADRUPEDS was begun by John James Audubon and his sons at about the same time as the commercially-successful octavo edition of THE BIRDS OF AMERICA. Unlike the double elephant folio, the QUADRUPEDS was produced entirely in the United States. "By 1843 the Audubon family business was a well-oiled machine, involving John James, his two sons...and various in-laws and friends. The octavo BIRDS was still in production when J.T. Bowen began to produce the plates for the elephant folio edition of the QUADRUPEDS, the largest successful color plate book project of 19th- century America. It took the family five years to publish 150 plates in thirty parts. The massive project was a commercial success, thanks to the close management of Victor. There were about three hundred subscribers" - STAMPED WITH A NATIONAL CHARACTER.

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        VUES ET SOUVENIRS DE L'AMERIQUE DU NORD

      Paris, 1842. Half title. Quarto. Contemporary black morocco backed paper covered boards with vellum tips, covers bordered in gilt, spine gilt with raised bands, marbled endpapers. Scattered minor foxing to the text and plate mounts, plate 19 age-toned. Very good. Provenance: Marie Seok'Han de Kersabiec, nee Beaujeu (bookplate); Ecole Normale, Congregation Notre Dame, Sherbrooke, Ouest [Montreal] (ink stamp on title). Among the rarest books of North American views, including views of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, the Great Lakes region, and parts of Canada. "Born in London from an early age Castelnau took an interest in science and adventure, having read the accounts of Captain Cook and others, and having studied natural history under Cuvier and Saint-Hilaire. Between 1837 and 1841 he travelled through the United States and Upper and Lower Canada, studying their institutions and meeting many prominent people" - Howgego. The text contains a description of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, and Lower Canada, based upon the authors travels. In his description of each region, Castelnau describes the agriculture, education, customs, etc., dividing each section to separately discuss "des blances, des noirs, and des indiens." Castelnau traveled in areas that were comparatively remote and had not been extensively pictured previously. From Florida he included views of Tallahassee, Key West, and the Everglades, while the scenes of Augusta and Columbus, Georgia are among the earliest of those infant cities. From the Great Lakes region he provided several scenes of Michilimackinac Island; an early view of Sheboygan, Wisconsin; two pictures of Quebec; and the "Entrée de la Rivière de Chicago, Illinois," thus being referred to as the "first book to contain a view of Chicago" (Howes). The plates comprise: 1) "Tallahassée" 2) "Capitole de Tallahassée" 3) "Magnolia" 4) "Plantation sur le lac Jackson" 5) "Vues de la Floride" [4 views on one plate] 6) "Plantation sur le lac Lafayette (Floride)" 7) "Bois de la Floride" 8) "Chêne vert Riviere d'Appalachicola" 9) "Village Indien sur l'Appalachicola / Riviere d'Appalachicola / Arsenal a Montvernon / Chemin de feu de Tallahassee" [4 views on one plate] 10) "Arsenal a Key West" 11) "Key West Golfe du Mexique" 12) "Chûtes de la Chattahoutchie (Alabama)" 13) "Hotel de ville de Millegville (Georgie) / Pont d'Augusta - Georgie / Pont de Columbus (Georgie et Alabama)" [3 views on one plate] 14) "Wissegong Indien Chippeway (Michigan)" 15) "Piniswaneket (l'oiseau dans le Nuage) Indienne Chippeway (Michigan)" 16) "Fort Howard dans le grande Baie verte (Ouisconsin)" 17) "Danse de guerre des Folle - avoines de la Baie verte (Ouisconsin)" 18) "Presqu'île Michigan / Sheboigan Ouisconsin / Fort Gratiot Michigan / Entrée de la Rivière de Chicago, Illinois" [four views on one plate] 19) "Guerrier Folle Avoine Grande baie verte" 20) "Indien Delaware Monses, Lac Winnebagoe" 21) "Roche Folie de Robinson, Ile de Michilimakimac" 22) "Village des Folle - Avoines Ouisconsin" 23) "Roche dite le Pain de Sucre, Ile de Michilimakimac" 24) "La roche arquée, Ile de Michilimakimac" 25) "Village Ottowa, Ile de Michilimakimac" 26) "Fort Americain, dans l'Ile de Michilimakimac" 27) "Ile de Michilimakimac (Lac Huron)" 28) "Fort Brady (Lac Supérieur)" 29) "Banc de sable dit l'Ours endormi, Lac Michigan" 30) "Indiens hurons (Canada)" 31) "Chûtes St. Marie, Lac Supérieur" 32) "Bracelets, Nattes, Armes, Raquettes et Instrumens de musique des Indiens de l'Amerique du Nord" 33) "Ornemens, calumets, boites, etc. des Indiens d l'Amerique du Nord" 34) "Marches naturelles prés de Québec" 35) "Cascade de la riviere de Monmarency (Canada)" The work seems to have been issued on regular paper or as India proofs, as here (one plate from the present copy is on regular paper but appears issued as such and not supplied at a later date). Castelnau's VUES, in either form, are very rare, with only a handful of copies trading on the market in the last century.

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        Canadian Scenery illustrated in a series of Views by W.H. Bartlett.

      London Virtue 1842 - EA. 2 Bde. 4°. 2 nn. Bll., 128 S., 2 nn. Bll. 116 S. Mit 1 Front., 2 gest.Tit.-Vign., 1 Kte. u. 116 Stahlst.-Taf. (Portr. fehlt). With 1 frontispiece, 2 title vignettes, 1 map and 116 steel engravings. ( Portrait is missing). HLdr. d. Zt. Verg. Rü.-Tit., Rü.- u. Deckelverg., marm. Deckel. Marm. Schn. Ber. u. bestossen. Taf. tls. braunfl. Sehr schöne Ausg. Contemprairy half calf. Gilt title on spine, gilt images on back and boards, marbled boards. Rubbed and bumped. Plates partly browned. Very nice copy. Auf Wunsch gerne Foto via e-mail. 5,000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyage autour du monde, exécuté pendant les années 1836 et 1837 sur la corvette La Bonité, publiée par ordre du Gouvernement sous les auspices du département de la marine.

      - HISTOIRE NATURELLE: ATLAS ZOOLOGIQUE. Par Eydoux & Souleyet. Paris, A. Bertrand, (1842-1852). Folio (484 x 320mm). pp. (2), 8, with 101 (96 handcoloured or colour-printed) engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, spine with gilt lines and lettering. The complete zoological atlas of this famous and rare French expedition, exploring various areas in the Pacific. "The principal aims of this voyage were political: to show the French flag in various areas of the Pacific, including the Hawaiian Islands, China, and Cochin China; to extend protection to a number of French subjects; and to draw up comprehensive reports on the countries visited, including Brazil, Chile, the Marianas, and the Philippines" (Hill 1752).Its plates, many after drawings by the famous French artists Prevost and Oudart, are of an unsurpassed beauty and elegance and were partly printed in colour and partly handcoloured. They are divided as follows: Mammifères (12), Oiseaux (10), Poissons (10), Reptiles (6), Insects (2), Mollusca (53), Zoophytes (2), Vers (1), Crustacés (5). A fine copy.B.M.(N.H.) II, 603. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Albumblatt mit U.

      O. O., 1. I. 1817 und 1. I. 1842. - 1 S. Kl.-8vo (101:75 mm). Auf der Rückseite einer lithographierten Werbekarte ("Kauf beim Tyroler Bübel ein: | Wenn Du willst gut bedient seyn"): "An meinen Trapp von Eckermann zu Neujahr 1817" und darunter "Erneuert, nach 25jähriger Dauer unserer Freundschaft am 1. Januar 1842". - Etwas angestaubt.

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        Un hiver à Majorque

      Edition for which he was not drawn large paper and which appeared in the complete works of the author.Binders half red morocco, back with five nerves set with black nets, marbled paper plates, paper contreplats guards and to the tank, first board cover of the first volume preserved, gilded heads.Pleasant beautifully drawn copy. Hippolyte Souverain Paris 1842 13,5x22,5cm 2 volumes reliés

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        Narrative of Various Journeys in Balochistan, Afghanistan, and the Panjab; Including a Residence in Those Countries from 1826 To 1838. In Three Volumes.

      Richard Bentley, London 1842 - 3 volumes. xxix, 471; xvi, 464; xvi, 496 pages, 3 frontispieces, 3 other plates and 14 wood cuts (all present). These volumes have been rebacked retaining most of the spines for volumes I and II and more than half of the spine for volume III. Old bookplates on front endpaper: B Poore. Some foxing on frontispieces and first few pages but otherwise a tidy set. Charles Masson, alias James Lewis was arguably the Westerner with the best knowledge of Afghanistan in the 1830s. The best account of the turbulent years before the Afghan wars of the 1850s. A very hard to find set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Opere. Vol. I - Filosofia della politica Vol. II-V - Ideologia e logica Vol. VI-VIII - Prose ecclesiastice Vol. IX-XII - Opere di filosofia morale

      Batelli 1842-1844, Napoli - Tasselli di collocazione alla base dei dorsi n.d. p. 12 voll in-8 m.pelle coeva titoli e fregi oro ai dorsi

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        Uebersicht-Tabelle des Grundrisses der freyen Hansestadt Hamburg in alphabetischer Ordnung. Die Namen, mit rothen Strichen bezeichnet, sind theils ganz, theils halb durch den grossen Brand vom 3. bis 8. May 1842 zerstört worden. Lithographie.

      - Großformatiges Blatt ohne nähere Angaben zum Lithographen oder Verlag, um 1842 erschienen. Am linken und rechten Außenrand mit 22 Vignetten der zerstörten Gebäude, mittig die minutiöse Aufzählung von ( bei roter Unterstreichung dem Hamburger Brand zum Opfer gefallen ): Strassen, Brücken, ehemaligen Bastionen, Tore / Haupt- und Nebenkirchen / Öffentliche Gebäude / Wohltätige Stiftungen / Bildungsanstalten / Mühlen / Wasserkünste / Badeanstalten / Spritzenhäuser / Posthäuser / Fußpost / Gasthöfe / Vergnügungsorte / Militärgebäude. Die Vignetten am Bildaußenrand zeigen 20 kleine Ansichten der wichtigsten zerstörten Gebäude wie der Petrikirche, Börse, Zucht- Werk und Armenhaus, Nicolaikirche, Gertrudenkapelle, Börse, Eimbeck`sche Haus, Die Bank, Portugiesisch-Israelitische Synagoge, Detentionshaus, Smith`s Trinkwasserleitung, Spinnhaus - aber auch handelnde Personen wie: Tambour ( Feueralarm ) - Wagen mit Munition zum Sprengen - Feuerbeamte - Patrouillen - Rohrleiter - Spritzenleute - Bürgergardist. Blattgröße: 43 x 55,5 cm, mittig gefalzt. Das Blatt leicht gebräunt, leicht fleckig bzw. gering finger- und stockfleckig, etwas angeknickt ( Ecken teils stärker angeknickt ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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        La Guienne historique et monumentale,

      Imprimerie de P. Coudert, Bordeaux, 1842 - -1844, 4 tomes reliés en 2 forts volumes in-4, reliure demi-chagrin vert foncé, plats percaline, dos lisse orné de filets dorés et à froid, bon état, à l' intérieur quelques rousseurs sur les gravures et les serpentes, une mouillure marginale atteignant les 10 derniers feuillets des deux volumes. Ouvrage illustré de 286 gravures en hors-texte, lithographiées, dont 5 en couleurs, représentant des hommes célèbres, ainsi que les principaux monuments, paysages et châteaux de la Gironde, Dordogne, Lot-et-Garonne, Gers, Landes. Bon exemplaire, Edition originale.

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        Un Hiver à Majorque.

      Hippolyte Souverain, Paris 1842 - 2 vol. in-8 de XVII-315-(3) pp. et 279-(3) pp., demi-veau blond à coins, dos lisse orné de filets dorés et de fleurons estampé à froid, tranches jaspées (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale. Récit d'un voyage que George Sand fit avec le compositeur Frédéric Chopin. En cet hiver de 1838, George Sand s'était liée depuis peu au compositeur, la santé de ce dernier étant chancelante, la romancière décida de passer l'hiver dans l'île de Majorque dont on lui avait récemment vanté la température clémente. Ces deux volumes ont été publiés dans les Oeuvres complètes (tome XXVI et XXVII), partagées entre Bonnaire, Magen et Common, et Hippolyte Souverain. Les faux-titres portant Oeuvres complètes avec mention de tomaison, n'ont pas été conservés. Bel exemplaire en reliure d'époque. Ex-libris gravé de F. Van Antwerpen. Vicaire, VII, 305. [Attributes: First Edition]

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