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        Parian Bust

      : , 19th C. : , 19th C. - Parian Bust of Shakespeare. 9" tall nineteenth-century Parian bust of William Shakespeare. Occasional light scattered flyspots and minimal areas of slight discoloration, as expected on English Parian busts of this age. A short linear fissure in the lower neck area which is not a crack, but which occurred in the making. A fine example.Parian, a "highly vitrified version of soft paste porcelain, was invented in the Staffordshire potteries and first advertised for sale by Copeland and Garrett in 1842. Their claim to have originated this substance was disputed by other firms, particularly by John Mountford of the Minton factory who claimed that he had been working on perfecting a similar material for many years and had released it at the same time " The main desire had been to find a ceramic that would imitate the Paros marble used for classical sculpture in the Greek and Roman cultures. Parian was ideally suited for this and from the very first piece made, a copy of the Duke of Sunderland’s marble ‘Apollo as the shepherd boy of Admetus’, this was to be its major use. It was known as 'Statuary Porcelain' " Parian was eagerly accepted into the public taste and quickly became very popular both here and in our tradition markets of the USA, Canada, and Australia. Similar high quality classical and domestic designs were being produce by John Rose at Coalport, Mountford, Meigh and Sons and Alcock in the potteries and numerous other potteries throughout Britain. But so intense was the publics desire that they were also joined by many lesser factories who failed to get the same smoothness of body and fineness of intricate detail. Many of these ‘lesser’ factories left their work unmarked but, unfortunately for the collector, so was much of the quality work from the major factories."Statuary Parian was in constant production through until the 1870s and then declined rapidly in popularity as fashions changed. It continued in production in limited quantities by the larger factories and is still being used today but its heyday was definitely confined to the mid 1800s. It was a peculiarly Victorian phenomenon" (Antique British Ceramics, An Introduction to Parian).

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Original watercolour and Manuscript Poem, entitle "The Birth-Day Banner, or a Tribute to Virtue." produced to celebrate the 21st birthday of Edward Westby Nunn (1821-1881), of Hill Castle and St. Margaret's, county Wexford, Ireland

      Wexford, Ireland 1842 - WONDERFUL Reading in part, Verses 7 & 8: Round his estate, and grand domain You cannot trace, the tryant's hand Stain'd by, the ill paid toil and pain Of those, who cultivate the land, The peasants tran'd, to sweat and toil Ere the day's task, it has begun With one accord, will freely join To bless, the name of Nunn The dwellings pf his tenantry Neath Forth's high crags all green and blue O'er van'd scenes, to the wide sea, In beauteous grace, attract the view, No absentee here ever sends His minion vile, to cause despair No, there, true grace with virtue blend So great Hill Castle's honored Heir. Farmed in green birdseye maple frame The combined Arms of Nunn and Westby centre top, the ten verses in praise/celebration each with their bubbler, surrounding decorative elements include a fox hunt; a pair of fiddle players; a pair of Celtic bagpipe players; a line of Irish Step-dancers; a pair of Celtic harp players; a formal procession with Edawrd Westby Nunn pictured in an open carriage pulled by 4 white horses driven by a harp-playing coachman. 24-5/8 x 15-1/4 inches

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        Original watercolour and Manuscript Poem, entitle "The Birth-Day Banner, or a Tribute to Virtue." produced to celebrate the 21st birthday of Edward Westby Nunn (1821-1881), of Hill Castle and St. Margaret's, county Wexford, Ireland

      Wexford, Ireland, 1842. The combined Arms of Nunn and Westby centre top, the ten verses in praise/celebration each with their bubbler, surrounding decorative elements include a fox hunt; a pair of fiddle players; a pair of Celtic bagpipe players; a line of Irish Step-dancers; a pair of Celtic harp players; a formal procession with Edawrd Westby Nunn pictured in an open carriage pulled by 4 white horses driven by a harp-playing coachman. 24-5/8 x 15-1/4 inches. Farmed in green birdseye maple frame. WONDERFUL Reading in part, Verses 7 & 8: Round his estate, and grand domain You cannot trace, the tryant's hand Stain'd by, the ill paid toil and pain Of those, who cultivate the land, The peasants tran'd, to sweat and toil Ere the day's task, it has begun With one accord, will freely join To bless, the name of Nunn The dwellings pf his tenantry Neath Forth's high crags all green and blue O'er van'd scenes, to the wide sea, In beauteous grace, attract the view, No absentee here ever sends His minion vile, to cause despair No, there, true grace with virtue blend So great Hill Castle's honored Heir.

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        Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan

      London 1842 - London: John Murray, 1842. 8vo. 2 volumes. viii,[1],424; vii,[ii],474, complete with map and all the plates and tissue guards. Original brown cloth, gilt tooled and titled to spine, with remarkable gilt vignette to front. Marginal foxing, very slight wear to spine and corners, otherwise very good condition, a cornerstone work with crisp bright illustration. The man who first awakened widespread American and English interest in the Maya ruins of Central America was the author of this work, John Lloyd Stephens, arousing great interest in a new area of research into the ancient Mayan civilization. Considerable archeological research followed Stephens' discoveries, laying the foundation on which Maya archaeology has since rested. The London edition of Stephens' classic work on Central America, an outstanding, exquisitely illustrated title, recounts his historically significant archaeological achievements under the most arduous circumstances. Mr. Catherwood's skilful and meticulous drawings, done on the spot, are equally impressive and have become famous in their own right. His renderings of Mayan hieroglyphic inscriptions, whose meanings were totally unknown to him, can be deciphered by modern scholars. In 1839, Stephens and Catherwood set out to explore the jungles of Central America and the Yucatan Peninsula in search of the remnants of a once-great civilization whose existence was only hinted at in the literature of the period. The pair traveled together through nearly 3000 miles, visiting at least eight ruined cities. Throughout this entire period the area was a hot bed of unrest and civil war. Given the circumstances, the degree of accuracy and detail in both the text and drawings is remarkable. Sabin 91927. Hill, 282. Field 1496. "The wonderful structures of the race of Indians which once inhabited the peninsula of Central America are here described by pen and pencil with great clearness and minuteness" (Field, 379).

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        Beskrivelse til kartet over den norske kyst fra fra Andö og Gisund til Kvalö. eller fra 69° 14`til 70° 21`nordlige brede. Udgivet af Directionen for Norges Geographiske Opmaaling.

      Christiania, Trykt hos Chr. Gröndahl, 1842. 4to. Stor foldet plansje med landtoninger. Tegnet av Vibe. Litografert av Fehr. Samt. blankt kartonert omsl

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        [TWO ORIGINAL INK DRAWINGS OF MOUNT VERNON, BY UNITED STATES NAVY LIEUTENANT JOHN B DALE]

      [Mt. Vernon, Va, 1842. Two ink drawings, as described below. Fine. A charming group of ink and wash drawings by the talented artist and United States Navy Lieutenant, John B. Dale. Only one of the drawings is titled, but they all show scenes along a river, presumably the Suwanee in southern Georgia or northern Florida, and two of them show sporting scenes. Lieutenant John B. Dale was born in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1814 and appointed a midshipman in the United States Navy in 1829. He was one of three artists assigned to the United States Exploring Expedition, the pioneering scientific exploration commanded by Charles Wilkes that lasted from 1838 to 1842. During that voyage Dale butted heads with the famously irascible Wilkes several times, and was sent home half-way through the expedition. Nonetheless, many of Dale's drawings appear in the official published account of the expedition. He was married in 1840 and had two sons. From 1844 to 1846 Dale was a member of the crew of of the U.S.S. Constitution ("Old Ironsides") during its circumnavigation of the globe. Dale died in Lebanon in 1848, while on duty in the Mediterranean as part of the Lynch Expedition. Dale's manuscript journal of his cruise aboard the Constitution is in the collection of the New England Historical Genealogical Society. An attractive duo of original ink drawings of George Washington's home at Mount Vernon, made by United States Navy Lieutenant John B. Dale. One of the drawings is dated February 16, 1842, within days of what would have been Washington's 110th birthday. The drawings were likely created by Dale on a visit to Mount Vernon from nearby Washington, DC, where he was stationed at the time and participating in the U.S. Coastal Survey. By the 1840s the estate, still in the hands of the Washington family, had fallen into disrepair and was not formally open to the public. Dale's position as a naval officer from a prominent family would have helped gain him access, and his visit demonstrates the lasting appeal of Washington's home.

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        Flußlandschaft mit Wehr.

      - Aquarell, über Bleistift, auf festem strukturiertem Papier. 24,1:36,9 cm. Verso: Haus hinter Bäumen, Bleistift. In den Ecken Nagellöchlein. Provenienz: Sammlung Blucke, Dresden, nicht bei Lugt. Sehr frischer und dynamischer, im Kolorit geradezu modern anmutender Landschaftsausschnitt, der die Orientierung an progressiven Stilmerkmalen der Zeit verrät. Die Landschafts- und Architekturmalerin, Lithographin und Holzschneiderin verbrachte ihre Jugend in Petersburg. Sie war Schülerin von P. Graeb (1842-1892) in Berlin. Obwohl ihr bereits 1881 anläßlich einer Ausstellung des Vereins der Künstlerinnen in Berlin ein Preis verliehen wurde, studierte sie wohl erst danach in Dresden bei P. Baum (1859-1932). Anschließend blieb sie in Berlin ansässig. Studienreisen unternahm sie an die Nord- und Ostsee, nach Holland, Österreich, in die Schweiz, Dänemark und nach Oberitalien. Weitere Ausstellungsteilnahmen folgten in Berlin, Hannover, Hamburg und Bremen. Die Staatliche Gemäldesammlung in Kassel besitzt einige Werke der Künstlerin.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Eigenh. Quittung mit U. ("A. Diabelli").

      Wien, 5. XI. 1842.. ½ S. Folio (6-Kreuzer-Stempelpapier).. "Quittung über fl. 45 C.M. Sage Vierzig fünf Gulden Con. Mze. welche ich für eine Handschrift von Mich. Haydn (erste Messe) von der k. k. Hofbibliothek baar empfangen habe". Diabelli hatte in Salzburg bei Michael Haydn Komposition studiert. Die 1754 vom erst 17-jährigen Haydn komponierte "Missa in honorem Sanctissimae Trinitatis [D-Dur] a 5 Voci: 2 Sop., Alto, Ten. e Basso conc., 2 Violini, Viola, 2 Clarini, [Violoncello], Tympano con Organo" (MH 1) wurde 1842 von der Hofbibliothek erworben; die Österreichische Nationalbibliothek bewahrt die 80-seitige Handschrift noch immer unter der Signatur Mus.Hs.15589 Mus ("Provenienz: Vorschuss 1842. Nr. 2"). - Alte Abzeichnungen der Registratur. Mittig quer gefaltet; im Rand minimal angestaubt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Tod des heiligen Nikolaus von Myra.

      - Feder in Braun, braun laviert, mit einzelner brauner Federlinie umrandet, oben rundbogig geschlossen, auf Velin, links unten signiert, bezeichnet und datiert „F Nadorp inve. del. Romae 1842". 23,5:15,9 cm. Verso: Heiliger Nikolaus von Myra, stehend und von zwei Engeln flankiert. Feder in Braun, braun laviert. Vertikale und horizontale Mittelfalte geglättet, kleine Fehlstelle ergänzt. Durch Vermittlung seines Landesherrn Fürst zu Salm-Salm, 1814 bis 1827 Studium an der Prager Akademie unter J. Bergler (1753 – 1829); 1827 als Begleiter des Prinzen zu Salm-Salm nach Italien; 1828 in Rom, das er mit Ausnahme eines Deutschlandaufenthaltes 1862 nicht mehr verließ. In Rom, wo er seinen Prager Studienfreund J. Führich (1800 – 1876) wiedertraf, schloß auch er sich dem Kreis der Nazarener an, von denen er sich jedoch in seinen späteren Arbeiten durch einen freien, mehr malerischen Zeichenstil unterscheidet. Er wurde anregendes Mitglied und Mitbegründer des römischen Künstlerbundes (1829) und des deutschen Künstlervereins (1845). Zunehmend ohne Aufträge, verdiente er seinen Lebensunterhalt als Zeichenlehrer, bis ihm kurz vor seinem Tod sein Anholtischer Landesherr eine Pension aussetzte, wofür ihm Nadorps Nachlaß zukam, der bis heute im Anholter Schloß verblieben ist.

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        [TWO ORIGINAL INK DRAWINGS OF MOUNT VERNON, BY UNITED STATES NAVY LIEUTENANT JOHN B. DALE]

      [Mt. Vernon, Va, 1842. Two ink drawings, as described below. Fine. A charming group of ink and wash drawings by the talented artist and United States Navy Lieutenant, John B. Dale. Only one of the drawings is titled, but they all show scenes along a river, presumably the Suwanee in southern Georgia or northern Florida, and two of them show sporting scenes. Lieutenant John B. Dale was born in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1814 and appointed a midshipman in the United States Navy in 1829. He was one of three artists assigned to the United States Exploring Expedition, the pioneering scientific exploration commanded by Charles Wilkes that lasted from 1838 to 1842. During that voyage Dale butted heads with the famously irascible Wilkes several times, and was sent home half-way through the expedition. Nonetheless, many of Dale's drawings appear in the official published account of the expedition. He was married in 1840 and had two sons. From 1844 to 1846 Dale was a member of the crew of of the U.S.S. Constitution ("Old Ironsides") during its circumnavigation of the globe. Dale died in Lebanon in 1848, while on duty in the Mediterranean as part of the Lynch Expedition. Dale's manuscript journal of his cruise aboard the Constitution is in the collection of the New England Historical Genealogical Society. An attractive duo of original ink drawings of George Washington's home at Mount Vernon, made by United States Navy Lieutenant John B. Dale. One of the drawings is dated February 16, 1842, within days of what would have been Washington's 110th birthday. The drawings were likely created by Dale on a visit to Mount Vernon from nearby Washington, DC, where he was stationed at the time and participating in the U.S. Coastal Survey. By the 1840s the estate, still in the hands of the Washington family, had fallen into disrepair and was not formally open to the public. Dale's position as a naval officer from a prominent family would have helped gain him access, and his visit demonstrates the lasting appeal of Washington's home.

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        Illustrations of the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians: In a Series of Letters and Notes Written during Eight Years of Travel and Adventure Among the Wildest and Most Remarkable Tribes Now Existing

      New York: WIley and Putnam, 1842. Second edition. With 313 black and white engravings on 180 leaves including fold-out map. 2 vols. 8vo. Contemporary sheep, rebacked in tan calf with red morocco spine labels. Large map repaired along fold (no loss), some wear at left margin. Title pages foxed, otherwise interanlly clean, clean, plates generally fresh. Very good.

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        Eigenh. musikalisches Albumblatt mit U. ("A. H. Chelard").

      Weimar, 10. XII. 1842. - 1 S. Qu.-8vo. Sieben Takte für Singstimme und Klavier mit unterlegtem Text aus seiner 1827 in Paris uraufgeführten Tragédie lyrique "Macbeth".

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        Sydney Cove

      Sydney: J.S. Prout, 1842. Lithograph view, 190 x 280 mm., in good condition but lacking margins. 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 travelled to Van Diemen's Land in January 1844, where he lectured on art and produced this very rare view-book.This view is from Sydney Illustrated, Part One.

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        Framed Autographed Letter Signed as President

      Washington, 1842. unbound. 1 page, 9.75 x 8 inches, Washington, October 20, 1842. In this letter, Tyler discusses a law and promises to make a decision based upon it, in full: "I return you, as you requested, the enclos'd extracts - and take occasion to assure you, that your character and standing is favorably known here %u2013 The law creating the Platte District requires the offices to be ahead in 6 months from its passage, and it is now in the course of enquiring whether the appointments can be properly made at this time %u2013 upon the decision of that question I shall either promptly make or postpone the appointments, according to its completion. In the mean time I tender you assurances of great respect. John Tyler." Natural folds, but still in near fine condition. Handsomely float-mounted on a dark background in a window beside a 5.5 x 4.5-inch portrait engraving of Tyler. Matted in beige and set in a silver frame measuring 17.25 x 21 inches.

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        "Der hl Franz von Sales als Kind.", 9 Szenen aus dem Leben des Franz von Sales (1567-1622).

      . Folge von 9 Bleistiftzeichnungen, auf Velin, zu drei Reihen, je drei Szenen auf Zeichenkarton montiert und oben betitelt, Blatt 9 rechts unten signiert "E. Ille", jeweils oben links 1-9 numeriert. Je zwischen 9,8-10,1:6,3-7,2 cm.. Ille studierte ab 1842 an der Münchner Kunstakademie, zunächst bei J. Schnorr von Carolsfeld (1794-1872), dann bei M. von Schwind (1804-1871). Da er auf dem Gebiet der religiösen Malerei keine Anerkennung fand, pflegte er ab den 50er Jahren die Illustration. Sein Hauptbetätigungsfeld sollte hier seine Tätigkeit für die vom Verlag Schneider & Braun 14tägig herausgegebenen Serien von Einblattdrucken Münchner Bilderbogen und das humoristisch-satirische Wochenblatt Fliegende Blättern werden. Gerade zum enormen Erfolg der reich illustrierten Fliegende Blätter, deren Mitredakteur er 1863 wurde, hatte er mit seinen stilisierend-karikaturistischen Schilderungen aus der Biedermeierzeit erheblich beigetragen. Ille hatte auch Dramen und Operntexte, Gedichte und Verse sowohl für die Fliegende Blätter als auch für die eigenen Arbeiten verfasst. Werke von ihm besitzen die Kunstsammlung Basel und das Stadtmuseum München.

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        Le jardin des plantes. Description complète, histoire 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 comprarée, minéralogie, géologie, zoologie. Deuxième partie. Lemaout, Emm(anuel): Le jardin des plantes . oiseaux, reptiles, poissons, insects et crustacés.

      L. Curmer.,, Paris. 1842 - 2 volumes. Paris. L. Curmer., 1842-1843. 26,5x18 cm. 4 Bl., XXIV S., 416 S., 132 Tafeln (3 Porträts, 1 gefalteter Plan, 12 handkolorierte Tafeln); 2 Bl., 664 S., 50 Tafeln (11 Porträts, 2 doppelblattgrosse Ansichten, 21 handkolorierte Tafeln) Grüne Lederbände der Zeit mit reicher gold- und blindgeprägter Einbandverzierung und Ganzgoldschnitt. Mit 182 Tafeln, davon 14 Porträts, 33 handkolorierte Abbildungen aus der Botanik, Zoologie und Geologie, 1 gefalteter Plan einer Gartenanlage und je 2 doppelblattgrossen Ansichten einer Gartenanlage und einer Labyrithanlage. - Einbände berieben. Etwas zur Hälfte stockfleckig, einige Blatt gebräunt, die meisten kolorierten Tafeln sauber. Sprache: Französisch Grüne Lederbände der Zeit mit reicher gold- und blindgeprägter Einbandverzierung und Ganzgoldschnitt.

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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 Chateau 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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        Original watercolour and Manuscript Poem, entitle "The Birth-Day Banner, or a Tribute to Virtue." produced to celebrate the 21st birthday of Edward Westby Nunn (1821-1881), of Hill Castle and St. Margaret's, county Wexford, Ireland

      Wexford, Ireland, 1842. The combined Arms of Nunn and Westby centre top, the ten verses in praise/celebration each with their bubbler, surrounding decorative elements include a fox hunt; a pair of fiddle players; a pair of Celtic bagpipe players; a line of Irish Step-dancers; a pair of Celtic harp players; a formal procession with Edawrd Westby Nunn pictured in an open carriage pulled by 4 white horses driven by a harp-playing coachman. 24-5/8 x 15-1/4 inches. Farmed in green birdseye maple frame. WONDERFUL Reading in part, Verses 7 & 8: Round his estate, and grand domain You cannot trace, the tryant's hand Stain'd by, the ill paid toil and pain Of those, who cultivate the land, The peasants tran'd, to sweat and toil Ere the day's task, it has begun With one accord, will freely join To bless, the name of Nunn The dwellings pf his tenantry Neath Forth's high crags all green and blue O'er van'd scenes, to the wide sea, In beauteous grace, attract the view, No absentee here ever sends His minion vile, to cause despair No, there, true grace with virtue blend So great Hill Castle's honored Heir.

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        Reise igjennem Nordlandene og Vestfinmarken i Sommeren 1841. Af (...), candid. philosophiæ.

      Chra. 1842. 8vo. Moderne granitolbind. VI, 118 s. MEDFØLGER : Gustav Peter Blom : Bemærkninger paa en Reise i Nordlandene og igjennem Lapland til Stockholm, i Aaret 1827. Af (...), Byfoged i Drammen og Hoved-Matriculerings-Commissair. Første Hefte. Nordlandene. Chra. 1830. Trykt i det Wulfsbergske Bogtrykkeri af N. Hviid og paa hans Forlag. 8vo. Samtidig skinnryggbind med marmorerte dekler. (6), 351, (1) s.. Nissen s. 91 og 21.Nicolai Lund (1814-47), botaniker."Efterat at have taget Andenexamen med Laud, studerede han først Filosofi og tilkjendtes af Videnskabsselskabet i Throndhjem dets mindre Guldmedalje for Besvarelsen af den udsatte Prisopgave om den menneskelige Frihed - den store Guldmedalje blev for Besvarelsen af samme Opgave tildelt den senere berømte tyske Filosof Schopenhauer" (Halvorsen III, s. 570).Siste to blader reparert.Meget sjelden.Bok to har tilhørt R. Berge. Materien er gulnet, og med en del blyantunderstrekninger. Det utkom ytterligere et hefte som inneholdt et foldekart

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        CONVENTION BETWEEN HER MAJESTY AND THE REPUBLICK OF TEXAS, CONTAINING ARRANGEMENTS RELATIVE TO PUBLICK DEBT.

      London: T.R. Harrison, . 1842 - 4pp. Folio. Expertly reinforced along spine. Page numbers faintly inked on recto of both leaves in upper outer corner. Near fine. "This Convention was one of three treaties between England and Texas signed in November, 1840.Under the above Convention of November 14, it was agreed that England should offer to Mediate between Texas and Mexico and that Texas should assume one million pounds sterling of the Mexican foreign debt if within six months of the time Mexico received notice of the Convention a treaty of peace should be concluded" - Streeter, locating four copies. STREETER TEXAS 1415. EBERSTADT 162:842.

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        Le Patissier pittoresque, composé et dessiné par M.A. Carême de Paris. Contenant cent vingt-cinq planches grav. au trait, dont cent dix représentent une variété de modèles de pavillons, de rotondes, de temples, de ruines, de tours, de belvédères, de forts, de cascades, de fontaines Précédé d'un traité des cinq ordres d'Architecture, selon VIGNOLE; auquel on a joint des détails des ordres Cariatide, Poestum, Egyptien, Chinois et Gothique; tirés de l'Ouvrage de M. DURAND, Parallèle des Monuments antiques et modernes.

      Paris Renouard et al 1842 - Troisieme éd., rev. et augment. Gr. 8°. (3 S., Titellei), 66 S., 125 Tafeln. HLdr. (berieben u. bestoßen). Bitting 75 - Maggs/Viel 421 - Vicaire 145 (donne cette éd. come 3è) - Vente Schraemli 106. Marie Antonin Carème war neben A. Escoffier die wohl berühmteste Gestalt in der Kochkunst des 19. und frühen 20. Jahrhunderts. Die Ideen für seine kulinarischen Kreationen schöpfte er aus der Kunst und der Archtektur ("Pièces montées"). Er diente so berühmten Feinschmeckern wie Charles Talleyrand, dem russischen Zar Alexander I. und dem englischen König Georg IV. Gutes Exemplar des Hauptwerkes des grössten Kochgenies aller Zeiten. Selten und gesucht. Schönes Exemplar. Francais; 0,682 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

      Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard,, 1842. Large octavo. Original brown vertical grain cloth, covers blind-stamped, spine with figure and title in gilt (stained, worn), inscribed to Bryant "from his friend and admirer, Charles Dickens". Housed in a brown quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Provenance: by descent from the recipient. Substantial dampstaining to top edges of boards, also affecting contents but to a lesser extent, head and tail of spine chipped, wormholes to joints, boards rubbed and scuffed, ring stain to front board, some spotting and oxidisation of plates, sporadic foxing and tanning to text. Presentation copy, inscribed by Dickens to William Cullen Bryant (1794?-1878), editor of the New York Evening Post and a leading poet of his generation: "William Cullen Bryant From his friend and admirer Charles Dickens", signed with his characteristic lavish underscores. Dickens met Bryant for their first private audience on his American tour on Tuesday 22 February 1842 and presented him with a gift of six books, all American editions of his own works. Bryant reciprocated by presenting Dickens a copy of this own The Fountain and other Poems, his inscription using the same form of words (that copy later in the Stephen H. Wakeman collection, sold American Art Association, April 1924, lot 26, $400). Bryant was well-disposed to Dickens, at that time the most famous living author in the world, but he, like many other Americans, was dismayed by the criticisms Dickens expressed in his American Notes (1842) and in the American chapters of Martin Chuzzlewit (1844). However, he recovered sufficiently to visit Dickens as an old friend on his return to America in 1867. The fact that this is an American edition of Dickens's first publishing success is evocative: Dickens had strong feelings on the contentious issue of international copyright, and the subject hung over the whole trip. He mentioned it himself several times during his public engagements, eventually drawing on himself the wrath of the American press. Lea and Blanchard (successors to Cary and Lea) were Dickens's "official" American publishers and had prepared for his visit by reprinting his works to date, but the American economy was in the middle of a depression, general fiction could only be sold in the cheapest possible formats, and the cash-strapped publishers were not eager to further erode their profits by paying royalties to foreign authors.

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        Christiania, vue prise à l'est de la ville (Norvège).

      Paris. 1842-56. Originalt litografi etter A. Mayer, litografert av J. Jacottet. Litografi på tynt papir klebet opp på tykkere papir. Motivets størrelse : 39 cm X 24,5cm.. Fra verket : "Voyages de la Commission scientifique du Nord, en Scandinavie, en Laponie, au Spitzberg (...) 1838, 1839 et 1840 sur la corvette La Recherche, etc."Auguste Mayer (1805-1890), fransk marine- og landskapsmaler fra Brest. (Schiötz I 353)

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        VISITS TO REMARKABLE PLACES: OLD HALLS, BATTLE FIELDS, AND SCENES ILLUSTRATIVE OF STRIKING PASSAGES IN ENGLISH HISTORY AND POETRY [with] Second Series

      Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans, Edinburgh 1842 - Second edition, first edition of second series. Together two volumes. viii, 528p; xi, 610p. Illustrated with engravings in the text after Sargent and others. Extra-illustrated with a page of manuscript in Howitt's hand. Bound by Root in full tan stained calf with marbled endpapers, t.e.g., the spines with maroon title labels gilt with small gilt panel ornaments, triple fillets on the covers, dentelles. Second edition, first edition of second series [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Ports, Harbours, Watering-Places and Coast Scenery of Great Britain

      London: George Virtue,, [c. 1842.]. 2 volumes, quarto (259 × 208 mm). Contemporary reddish-brown half calf, spines decoratively gilt-tooled on the raised bands, black calf labels, grey cloth sides, marbled edges, drab green endpapers. Steel-engraved portrait frontispiece of Queen Victoria, vignette titles and 123 steel plates plates by W. or E. Finden & others after Bartlett, Balmer & others. Presentation inscription on front pastedowns. A few scrapes to bindings, joints rubbed (front hinge just split at foot of volume I), scattered foxing to plates but still an attractive set. One of the classic 19th-century steel-engraved works on British topography.

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        Original Federzeichnung: St. Nicolai vor dem ersten Einsturze vom Kehrwieder - ( Hamburger Brand 1842 ).

      1842 - Detailreiches Blatt mit dem Brandgeschehen und dem beginnenden Einsturz der Kirche St. Nicolai vom Deichstrassenfleet aus gesehen, linkerhand Kajen, Bildmitte Deichstrasse, St. Nicolai, Hohe Brücke - rechterhand der Cremon. Bildgröße: 28,5 x 21,5 cm / Blattgröße: 36 x 27 cm. Links unten mit *A.Becker, 1842* signiert und datiert. Dies Blatt diente offenbar als Vorlage für die Lithographie von Otto Speckter ( hier unter der Bestellnummer 10573 im Bestand ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        SKANDINAVISKA FOGLAR

      Lund: R. H. Porter; later West, Newman, & Co., 1842. First Edition. Hardcover. Lacks 8 numbered plates. Minor soiling, a handful of plates with slight foxing but the majority clean. Near Fine. Quarto (7-3/4" x 9-1/2") bound in contemporary leather-backed marbled boards. Illustrated with 54 (numbered to 62) hand-colored plates of birds, with several birds to a plate. Bound at the end is a 12-page work titled SVENSKA COLORERADE FAGEL-EGG, published in 1840 in Stockholm with 4 multi-image hand-colored plates of eggs. NISSEN 525

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        Le Président de Brosses. Histoire des lettres et des parlements au XVIIIe siècle (President de Brosses History of Literature and Parliament in the 18th Century)

      Olivier-Fulgence, Libairre-Editeur, Rue Cassette, N° 3, Paris. 1842 - First Edition. 594 pages plus a Corrections Page to the end. In Good to Very Good condition. Numerous pages of foxing mostly to the front and back several, but random spots throughout. Half leather spine with raised bands with a green leather paste down title stamped in gold with black and gold decoration. Marbled boards with marbled end sheets. Significant wear to the corners and top and bottom of the spine most notably to the top. First blank free page has penciled notation and ancient pricing. Spine and binding tight and solid, covers attached firmly, no odors. Charles de Brosses "was a close friend of Georges-Louis Leclerc de Buffon the naturalist who wrote the Historie Naturelle, and a personal enemy of Voltaire, the famous philosopher, who barred his entry in the Académie française in 1770. Because he opposed the absolute power of the king, he was exiled twice, in 1744 and 1771. He wrote numerous academic papers on topics concerning ancient history, philology and linguistics, some of which were used by Denis Diderot and D'Alembert in the Encyclopedie (1751-1765)." Paypal always welcome. We pack and ship all our books with care in cardboard boxes. Additional photos emailed upon request. Overseas shipping is $42.00 Registered Mail. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed.

      N. p., [April 1842]. - 4to. 1/3 p. Written under an offer for a gothic harp which was sent him by Kistner (Den Haag, 31 March 1842): "Cher Monsieur Kistner, Comme il a toujours été question pendant mon séjour à Leipsic d'acheter une harpe pour le theatre et les concerts Philharmoniques - Je desire vous informer qu'il y a ici un excellent instrument et à très bon marché et je sais que la Direction des Concerts ne doit pas manquer un occassion qui s'offre si rarement d'acquérir une Harpe à double mouvement à un prix si modique".

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O., [April 1842].. 1/3 S. 4to.. Unter dem Verkaufsanbot einer gotischen Harfe um 600 fl. (datiert Den Haag, 31. März 1842) die Antwortnotiz von Elias Parish Alvars: "Cher Monsieur Kistner, Comme il a toujours ete question pendant mon sejour a Leipsic d'acheter une harpe pour le theatre et les concerts Philharmoniques - Je desire vous informer qu'il y a ici un excellent instrument et a tres bon marche et je sais que la Direction des Concerts ne doit pas manquer un occassion qui s'offre si rarement d'acquerir une Harpe a double mouvement a un prix si modique".

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        Handbuch für Reisende durch Südbayern, Tyrol, Vorarlberg, Salzburg und das Salzkammergut. Nebst Rundreise um den Bodensee und Reiserouten nach Mailand und Venedig. Dritte, gänzlich neu bearbeitete Auflage des Taschenbuches für Reisende durch Bayern's und Tyrol's Hochlande.

      München, Lindauer, 1842.. circa 21, x 13,4 cm. VIII, 383 SS., 5 Stahlstich-Ansichten und separat 1 grosse Karte Illustrierter Original-Pappband und Mappe in illustriertem Original-Schuber. Nebehay-W. 968. Die schöne dritte Ausgabe mit der grossen Karte und stark erweitertem Text, jedoch weniger Illustrationen als die vorhergehenden Ausgaben von Schaden. Die fünf Stiche zeigen Ansichten von Salzburg, Hohenschwangau, Königsee, Innsbruck und Hofers Haus in Sand. Auf dem Schuber Jägermotive, auf dem sehr schönen illustrierten Einband vorne Szenen aus dem Leben der Alpenbewohner (Tanz, Zitterspiel, Wandern etc.) und hinten eine Alpenansicht. - Nur die Vorsätze durch Abklatsch von original einmontierten Verlagsanzeigen etwas gebräunt, sonst meist sauber und nur vereinzelt etwas gebräunt, die Tafeln auf festerem Karton etwas gebräunt. Der schöne Einband nur gering fleckig, überwiegend sehr frisch. Der Schuber leicht stockig und vorne mit zwei Fleckchen. - So komplett und mit dem originalen Einband und Schuber recht selten!.

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        Paestum. Blick auf Tempel in Paestum, im Vordergrund Reste der alten Stadtmauer.

      1842. Aquarell über Bleistift, auf cremefarbenem festem Velin, rechts unten signiert und datiert "L. Bohnstedt 1842". 25:34 cm.. Bohnstedt war zunächst für eine gelehrte Laufbahn bestimmt und studierte an der Berliner Humboldt-Universität Philosophie. Doch bald wechselte er ins Studium der Baukunst, das er nach einem Besuch in Italien - Januar bis Juni 1842 - in St. Petersburg fortsetzte. 1858 wurde er Professor an der Petersburger Akademie. Er entfaltete eine reiche künstlerische Tätigkeit. Bereist 1851 hatte ihn die Großfürstin Helene Pawlowna zu ihrem Architekten ernannt. Nach seinen Plänen wurde 1862 das Stadttheater in Riga erbaut. Nach einem Streit mit der Großfürstin gab Bohnstedt seine Stellung in Petersburg auf und siedelte nach Gotha über und fand hier als Architekt ebenfalls reiche Beschäftigung. In weitesten Kreisen wurde er bekannt durch den 1. Preis für seinen Konkurrenzentwurf zum deutschen Reichstag, der allerdings nicht ausgeführt wurde. Das malerische Werk des Architekten ist recht überschaubar.

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        "Feyerliche Eroeffnung der Walhalla durch seine Majestät den König Ludwig von Bayern, Gründer und Vollender derselben, den 18ten Oktober 1842". Frontaler Blick auf die Walhalla, links Donaustauf und das Donautal. König Ludwig steigt zusammen mit Fürst Thurn und Taxis, gefolgt von ihren Suiten die Stufen hinauf. Im Vordergrund zahlreiche Kutschen, Reiter sowie Militärpersonen und zuschauende Bürger.

      . Altkolorierte Lithographie von Gustav Kraus, gedruckt von J.B. Dreseli, 1842, 28 x 46 cm.. Pressler 495. - Figurenreiches Ereignisblatt in zauberhaftem Altkolorit. - Ohne Rand mit dem alten handschriftlichen Titel unter der Darstellung montiert. Sehr dekorativ in alte Nußbaumleiste gerahmt.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy").

      Berlin, 26. IV. 1842.. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt mit eh. Adresse am Gegenblatt verso (Faltbrief). Gr.-4to.. An den Präsidenten des Comites für das (24.) Niederrheinische Musikfest zu Düsseldorf, Schramm, dessen Festspielleitung zum wiederholten Male Mendelssohn Bartholdy innehatte: "Dem geehrten Comite mache ich heut die Anzeige, daß der Tenorist [Carl] Schrader aus Wiesbaden wie auch der Tenorist [Heinrich] Schmidt aus Leipzig dem Vernehmen nach Lust u. Zeit haben würden, das Musikfest zu besuchen u. daher mitzuwirken. Ersteren habe ich noch nicht singen gehört; Sie würden in der dortigen Gegend leicht das Nähere über ihn erfahren können; letzerer hat vor 3 Jahren, wie Sie sich entsinnen werden, die sämmtlichen Blo's [?] im letzten Moment übernehmen müssen und durchaus ehrenwerth und befriedigend vorgetragen. Da man mir sagt, daß sich gegen das Engagement des diesjährigen Blosängers Hrn. [Adolph] Schunck Schwierigkeiten erhoben hätten, so hielt ich die sofortige Nachricht über diese beide Herren nicht für überflüssig. Mit der Bitte die inliegenden Briefe den Adressaten gefälligst zukommen zu lassen bin ich [...]". - Siegelreste.

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        "Irene". Eigenh. Musikmanuskript mit U.

      Berlin, 24. VI. 1842.. 2 SS. Folio.. Lied für Singstimme und Klavierbegleitung ("Ob ich dich liebe? frage die Sterne") mit unterlegtem Text nach Karl Herlossohn, am Schluß Nachschrift an seinen Kompositionslehrer Wilhelm Cläpius (1801-68): "[Heinrich] De Marchion läßt Sie herzlich bitten, ihm das vorstehende Liedchen so rasch als möglich zu instrumentiren (aber in E oder Es dur), da er es doch schon am Mittwoch in der Probe singen, und daher die Stimmen ausgeschrieben haben muß. Sie haben wohl die Güte und nehmen das Nachspiel auch zum Vorspiel, damit das Lied einen ordentlichen Eingang hat. Nehmen Sie nur nicht übel daß ich Sie schon wieder belästige. Wenn das Liedchen fertig ist, bringen Sie's mir wohl [...]". - "Gumbert ließ sich 1842 in Berlin als Gesangspädagoge, Korrepetitor und Kompositionslehrer nieder und entfaltete eine ungewöhnlich fruchtbare Tätigkeit als Bühnen- und Liederkomponist sowie als Musikschriftsteller, Rezensent, Textdichter und Übersetzer" (MGG V, 1111). - Einige hinterlegte Randeinrisse; im ganzen wohlerhalten.

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        Neapel, Blick in die Straße Vico Santa Maria della Neve.

      1842. Bleistift, auf Velin, links unten bezeichnet und datiert "Neapel f. 3/3 42. Vico S.M. della Neve", rechts oben mit brauner Feder numieriert "6.". 21,9:29,7 cm. Provenienz: Sammlung ACCN, Inv. 393, nicht bei Lugt. Möglicherweise handelt es sich um eine Vorzeichnung, die für eine Ansichtenfolge gedacht war. Die Nummer "6." rechts oben könnte ein Hinweis darauf sein..

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        American Notes for General Circulation

      London: Chapman and hall, 1842. First edition, first issue. original brown cloth decorated and ruled in blind, gilt lettered spines, pale yellow endpapers. Spines a tad faded (gilt bright), volume I with some minor expert restoration, vol II with light rubbing of spine ends, else fine. Octavo. Two volumes. xvi, 308; viii, 306 [6] pp With two bookplates, one from the noted bibliophile Harry Elkins Widener [1885-1912]), whose mother???s donation to Harvard built the library that her son intended to give the university. Harry perished aboard the Titanic and never got to see his dream fulfilled. The other from Andrew Mortimer Drummond, banker of Charing-Cross and Denham, Bucks., 1786-1864 Dickens and his wife arrived in Boston, then visited Hartford, New York, Philadelphia, Washington, Richmond, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, St. Louis, the Illinois prairies, Ohio, Toronto, Montreal and Quebec. His strong abhorrence of slavery is openly expressed and he makes good Dickensian fun of American ways, but in general he lets Americans off pretty lightly, although it was not seen that way at the time, and a wave of angry citizens wrote nasty responses. He paints a vivid picture of travel by steamboat, the Midwest as he saw it, and the social life in the eastern cities. One of the most interesting of ante-bellum travellers to America[Howes D316. Clark III:151. Hubach, p. 94. Smith II, 3].

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        Crefeld." Gesamtansicht mit Windmühle

      Lithographie aus Borussia 1842. 14x20.8 cm. - Köppen S. 37 -

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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.

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        Elenco degli uccelli che trovansi nell`Isola di Sardegna od Ornitologia sarda

      Turin, Reycend 1842.. XII, 207 S., 1 Bl. Lederband d. Zt. mit Rückenverg., reicher ornamentaler Deckelverg., Innen- und Stehkantenverg. sowie dreiseitigem Goldschnitt. Zimmer 124; Wood 278; Ceresoli 131: "Edizione originale, assai rara. Bella e nitida stampa." - Erste Ausgabe. - Eingehende Studie über die Vogelwelt Sardiniens; Cara (1803-1877) war Archäologe und Direktor des Regio Museo di Storia Naturale in Cagliari. - Frisches Exemplar im dekorativen Romantiker-Einband!

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        American Notes for General Circulation

      London: Chapman and hall, 1842. First edition, first issue. original brown cloth decorated and ruled in blind, gilt lettered spines, pale yellow endpapers. Spines a tad faded (gilt bright), volume I with some minor expert restoration, vol II with light rubbing of spine ends, else fine. Octavo. Two volumes. xvi, 308; viii, 306 [6] pp With two bookplates, one from the noted bibliophile Harry Elkins Widener [1885-1912]), whose mother’s donation to Harvard built the library that her son intended to give the university. Harry perished aboard the Titanic and never got to see his dream fulfilled. The other from Andrew Mortimer Drummond, banker of Charing-Cross and Denham, Bucks., 1786-1864 Dickens and his wife arrived in Boston, then visited Hartford, New York, Philadelphia, Washington, Richmond, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, St. Louis, the Illinois prairies, Ohio, Toronto, Montreal and Quebec. His strong abhorrence of slavery is openly expressed and he makes good Dickensian fun of American ways, but in general he lets Americans off pretty lightly, although it was not seen that way at the time, and a wave of angry citizens wrote nasty responses. He paints a vivid picture of travel by steamboat, the Midwest as he saw it, and the social life in the eastern cities. One of the most interesting of ante-bellum travellers to America [Howes D316. Clark III:151. Hubach, p. 94. Smith II, 3].

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