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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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        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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        Autograph Letter, signed. To James A. Caldwell

      Washington, D.C., 1842. 2 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Laid into a green cloth chemise. 2 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Reading in part, "In regard to Mr. Tyler's measures of nomination; I feel every disposition to support both when I can do so without a violation of principle; but I cannot approve his Exchequer project. Indeed it has but few, -very few friends in either party. As it was originally presented by the Secretary of the Treasury (Walter Forward), I considered it more dangerous if possible than a National Bank ... Nothing has yet authentically transpired of the character of Lord Ashburton's negotiations. He is very pacific in his conversation; I have no doubt he sincerely desires to preserve the peace between the two countries, but we cannot yet form any decided opinion at what may be the results ... One of the greatest evils under our system is the unreasonable length of the sessions of Congress. We have now been in session nearly six months and the House have not yet begun to consider the tariff question ..." Tyler's Exchequer Project was a plan presented to Congress in December, 1841, which envisioned a public banking institution directed by a non-partisan Board of Control. "Lord Ashburton's negotiations", conducted with Daniel Webster, ha adopted a compromise northern boundary of Maine.

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        Ein in einem Sessel sitzender Mann mit Brille liest seiner Familie aus einem Brief vor.

      . Pinsel in Grau und Bleistift, auf cremefarbenem Velin, rechts unten signiert und bezeichnet "M. de Bonstetten Aubonne 1842 Septbr", nach einer Lithographie von L.L. Boilly (1761-1845). 20,8:16 cm. Verso an den Ecken Reste einer alten Verklebung, winzige Fehlstelle an der rechten oberen Ecke..

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        Port Jackson from Dawe's Battery

      Sydney: J.S. Prout, 1842. Tinted lithograph, 185 x 285 mm., margins entirely trimmed to edges of the image. Dawes Point vista. John Skinner Prout was "the first itinerant painter in the colonies whose work ceases to be dominated by the requirements of topographical accuracy" (Smith, European Vision in the South Pacific). He arrived in the colony in 1841 and began lecturing at the Sydney Mechanics School of Arts and sketching around Sydney. The fruits of his labours - fourteen views of Sydney - were published in four parts as Sydney Illustrated, with text by John Rae.This view of Sydney Harbour from Dawes Point includes the rolling hills of the North Shore, Fort Macquarie in the middle ground and Government House to the right.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Paris, 22. XII. 1842. - 1 S. Qu.-8vo. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Ich erlaube mir, Ihnen eine Arbeit zu überreichen, welche ich Ihrem geschätzten Blatte einverleibt zu sehen wünschte. Sind Ihnen fernere Beiträge von mir genehm? Ich ersuche Sie, mir recht bald hierüber Antwort zukommen zu lassen, sowie auch mich mit Ihren Honorarbedingungen bekannt zu machen [.]. - Theodor Hagen studierte Musik in Paris und war mit Heinrich Heine, Richard Wagner und Friedrich Hebbel bekannt; zwei Jahre lang korrespondierte er auch mit Ludmilla Assing. Nach Deutschland zurückgekehrt, leitete er das Städtische Theater Hamburg, betätigte sich während der Revolution 1848/1849 im Hamburger Arbeiterbildungsverein und im Demokratischen Kreisausschuß seiner Heimatstadt. "Als Karl Marx im Frühjahr 1849 Hamburg besuchte, lernte er Theodor Hagen kennen. Das Mitglied des Bundes der Kommunisten Conrad Schramm reiste 1849 mit seinem Pass, als dieser verhaftet wurde. Anfang November 1849 verhandelte Theodor Hagen im Auftrag von Karl Marx mit dem Hamburger Verleger Julius Schuberth über die Herausgabe der 'Neuen Rheinischen Zeitung. Politisch-ökonomische Revue'. Es gelang Hagen, auch einen Drucker zu gewinnen. Hagen war der Korrektor dieser Zeitschrift. 1850 emigrierte Hagen nach London, wo er als Musiklehrer und Journalist seinen Unterhalt verdiente. 1854 wanderte er in die USA aus und ließ sich in New York nieder. Hier war er als Musiklehrer und Musikkritiker tätig" (Wikipedia). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Original Ansichten der historisch merkwürdigsten Städte Deutschlands. 3. u. 4. Band.

      Darmstadt: Verlag von Gutav Georg Lange, 1842/1843,. 51+1 / 53+1 Tafeln; nachgebunden: Halbleinen; 4°; 1250g; ehem. Lederteile durch Grobleinen ersetzt; Rückenschild aufgesetzt, Ecken bestoßen; Bezugspapier berieben; Vorsatz erneuert; viele Seiten wasserrandig, v.a. am oberen Rand. Seiten vielfach fingerfleckig oder stockfleckig; unterschiedliche Papiersorten, teils leicht gebräunt; einzele Blätter gerändert o. randrissig, Seidenhemdchen von unterschiedlicher Größe, Qualität und Erhaltung; handschriftliches Inhaltsverzeichnis auf ehem. hinterem fliegenden Vorsatz.. nach der Natur aufgenommen von verschiedenen Künstlern, in Stahl gestochen von Ernst Willmann, Louis Hofmeister, E.E. Höfer, Ioh. Pöppel und anderen deutschen Künstlern. Band 3: Das Erz Bassin im K.Schlossgarten zu Prag. Der Altstädter Thor Turm in Prag. Die Brückentürme er Kleinseite in Prag. Das Czernin'sche Palais in Prag. Der Hradschin in Prag. Die Kleinseite mit dem Hradschin in Prag. Die Kleinseite mit den drei Inseln zu Prag. Das Kreuzherrn Kloster in Prag. Die Landtagsstube in Prag. Die St.Nicolakirche in Prag. Panorama von Prag. Prag von der Nordseite. Das alte Rathaus in Prag. Die K. Residenz in Prag. Der grosse Ring mit der Teinskirche in Prag. Das Fürst Schwarzenbergische Palais in Prag. Die St.Veitskirche in Prag (2x). Wallensteins Halle in Prag. Das Palais Wallensteins in Prag. Carlsbad vvom Belvedere aus. Carlsbad von der Maria Capelle aus. Die Colonaden des Neubrunnens in Carlsbad. Die Colonaden des Sprudels / der Strudel Carlsbad. Der Theresienbrunn / Der Freundschaftsaal Carlsbad. Das Schlangenbad und Theil des Neubades in Teplitz. Der Schlangenplatz in Teplitz. Das Steinbad in Teplitz. Totalansicht von Teplitz. Eger. Die Hauptkirche in Eger. Franzensbrunn. Die St.Barbarakirche in Kuttenberg. Das Steinerne Haus in Kuttenberg. Die Iakobskirche in Kuttenberg. Die St. Bartholmaeuskirche in Kuttenberg. Das Rathaus und die Stadtkirche in Leitmeritz. Tabor. Ansicht von Mareinbad. Der Ferdinandsbrunnen in Marienbad. Der Kreuzbrunnen in Marienbad. Tübingen. Hohenzollern mit Hechingen. Reutlingen. Gmünd. Tuttlingen und Honburg. Sigmaringen. Mergentheim. Calw. Helfenstein und die befestigte Stadt Geisslingen. Der Haidplatz in Regensburg. Der Louisenplatz und das Ludwigsmonument in Darmstadt. Hamburg von der Elbhoehe aus gesehen. Die Bergstrasse und die St. Petri-Kirche in Hamburg. Blankenese. Die neue Börse in Hamburg. Das Innere der neuen Börse in Hamburg. Ansicht von der Elbhoehe (Stintfang) in Hamburg. Die Esplanade in Hamburg. Der Hopfenmarkt in Deutschland. Der alte Iungfernstieg in Hamburg. Der alte und neue Iungfernstieg in Hamburg. Das Millern (oder Altonaer) Thor in Hamburg. Das neue Schulgebaeude (Iohanneum) in Hamburg. DasStadttheater in Hamburg. Die Aegidienkirche in Hannover. Hannover von der Süd-West-Seite. Leibnitzens ehemalige Wohnung in Hannover. Der Neustädter Markt in Hannover. Das Palais und das neue Schloss zu Hannover. Das Waterloo Monument zu Hannover. Hameln. Die Kettenbrücke zu Hameln. Ansicht von Hildesheim. Der Dom zu Hildesheim. Ein Theil des Marktplatzes zu Hildesheim. Der Altstadtmarkt mit der Martinikirche zu Braunschweig. Der Burgplatz mit der Domkirche zu Braunschweig. Der Hagenmarkt mit der Catharinenkirche zu Braunschweig. Der Wollmarkt mit der Andreaskirche zu Braunschweig. Der Marktplatz in Lemgo. Der Aquaduct zu Wilhelmshoehe. Die Loewenburg zu Wilhelmshoehe. Die St. Martinskirche und der Gouvernementsplatz zu Cassel. Das Innere der St.Martinskirche in Cassel. Das Staende-Haus in Cassel. Kloster reitenau an der Fulda. Die Kirche zu Frankenberg. Marburg. Die Elisabeth-Kirche in Marburg. Aachen. Der Dom in Aachen. Frankenberg und Aachen. Das Rathaus in Aachen. Das Theater in Aachen. Viaduct bei Aachen. Trier. Constantin's Palast in Trier. Denkmal der Sucundiner in Igel bei Trier. Innere Ansicht des Doms in Trier. Der Dom und die Liebfrauenkirche in Trier. Die Liebfrauenkirche in Trier. Die Mathiskirche in Trier. Porta nigra (Trier). Die römischen Bäder in Trier. Die Steuppe in Trier. _ x1x

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        On the Theory of Painting

      1842. FIELDING, Theodore Henry Adolphus. On The Theory of Painting; to Which is Added An Introduction To Painting In Water-Colours, with An Index of Mixed Tints; also, an Appendix, containing A Manual of Lithography. 145 pp. Illustrated with hand-coloured frontispiece, 8 steel engraved plates and 6 plates containing a total of 90 hand-coloured paint samples. 8vo., 245 x 155 mm, bound in publisher's cloth. London: Published for the Author, Ackermann & Co., Strand, 1842. |~||~||~||~||~||~| Third Edition, much enlarged, of this popular nineteenth-century painter's manual, which was first published in 1836. Fielding was an accomplished artist who illustrated numerous books and wrote several manuals intended for artists. This is an extremely fine copy of a book not usually found in acceptable condition. The six plates of tints are particularly attractive. Abbey, Life 124.

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      Tipografia Elvetica 1842 Seconda edizione. Cm.17x10,5. Pg.404. Legatura in mz.pergamena con piatti decorati. Tassello con titoli in oro al dorso. La coperta originale è conservata all'interno. Bruniture sparse. Esemplare assai ben conservato. Filosofo e uomo politico abruzzese, Melchiorre Delfico (Leognago di Teramo, 1744 - 1835) fu allievo del Genovesi e simpatizzò con Bonaparte. Fu esule a San Marino, ove compose la presente Opera che vide la luce in prima edizione nel 1804, pubblicata in Milano da Sonzogno. "Il suo pensiero filosofico, derivato in parte dalle idee del Cabanis e del Condorcet, rientra nel quadro dell'illuminismo. Il Delfico è animato da una salda fede nel progresso e crede di scoprire la radice della perfettibilità umana in un istinto imitativo che costituirebbe la base della morale e darebbe impulso a quel perfezionamento che distingue l'uomo dall'animale" (G.M.Merlo).

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Dresden, 26. V. 1842.. 1 S. mit Siegel und Adresse verso (Faltbrief). Gr.-4to.. An die Prager Musikalienhandlung Hofmann: "Werthgeschätzter Herr [Melodie] / Da Ew. Wohlgeboren bei dem letzten Hiersein etwas Lust zu dem [Melodie] Variationen zu haben schienen, so frage ich hiermit ganz ergebenst noch einmal an, ob Sie nicht geneigt seyn möchten, sie heraus zu geben, dieses Solo-Stück ist sehr gefällig u. effektvoll, auch ist am Schluß ein sehr launiges Rondoletto wie folgt: [Melodie]. Die genaue Druck-Seitenzahl kann betragen: Solo Stimme, 5; Quartett-Stimmen 12, Pianoforte-Stimme 6 und die kl. Partition der Blaßinstrumente 3, also: in Summa, 26 Druckseiten. Ich würde es um auch auswärtig bekannt zu machen, entweder Herrn Franchomme in Paris oder Herrn Schubert oder Wielhorsky in Petersburg dediciren. Sie werden fragen und der Preiß? - sechs Louisd'orchen - nun, wir werden wohl einig. Die Motiven zu dem kleineren Stück für für Piano u. Violoncell bitte ich, mir nun baldigst zu übersenden. Nichts für ungut [...]". - Kl. Randausriss von Siegelöffnung alt hinterlegt. Hochdekorativer Brief, in dem Kummer immer neu wiederholte oder variierte Melodiefragmente einsprengt bzw. seine Worte mit Noten beim Schreiben gleich vertont. - "Als Virtuose hat Friedrich August Kummer ohne Unterbrechung dem Dresdener Musikleben im breitesten Sinne gedient. [...] Unerschöpflich war [seine kompositorische Begabung] in der Verarbeitung beliebter Melodien zu Variationen, Fantasien, Caprices usw. in den verschiedensten Besetzungen, vor allem für den Bedarf der Liebhaberkreise [...] Mit dem Titel eines kgl. sächsischen Kammervirtuosen ausgezeichnet, trat er nach fünfzigjähriger Dienstzeit 1864 in den Ruhestand, setzte jedoch seine fleißige Tätigkeit im Dresdner Konservatorium und als Privatlehrer fort. Er starb, 82jährig, in hohem Ansehen" (MGG VII, 1894ff.).

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        Bohusläns historia och beskrifning. I-III.

      - Uddewalla, Samuel Victor Bagge 1842-45. 8:o. (4),XIX,182,(2); (6),280,(2); (2),503,(7) s. + 7 graverade planscher. Illustrationer i texten. Två senare välbevarade röda halvskinnband med marmorerade snitt. (N. Bernh. Anderssons Bokbinderi Stockholm). Liten fläck titelblad del I. Del II med fuktfläck yttre marginalen första åtta bladen, i del III sidan 151-56 med fuktfläck övre yttre hörnspets samt fuktrand övre marginalen sidan 157-160. I övrigt ett rent fint exemplar. 21 x 13 cm.[#\79841]

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        Tinted Lithograph Panorama Titled:] Petra. March 10th 1839.

      F.G. Moon, London 1842 - London: F.G. Moon, 1842. Tinted lithograph ca. 50x33 cm (20x13 in). Some mild foxing otherwise a very good lithograph. Petra was "established possibly as early as 312 BC as the capital city of the Nabataeans" (Wikipedia). Roberts left "London in August 1838 for Paris and thence travelling via Alexandria to Cairo, before visiting the pyramids at Giza. Hiring a cangia, he sailed up the Nile as far as Abu Simbel, stopping on his return north to sketch temples and ancient sites such as Philae, Karnak, Luxor, and Dendera. Back in Cairo he drew its streets and mosques before departing for Syria and Palestine in February 1839. He travelled through Sinai to Petra and thence north, via Hebron and Jaffa, to Jerusalem. From there he made an excursion to the Jordan, the Dead Sea, and Bethlehem and, after spending a further week in Jerusalem, he continued north, visiting many places associated with the Bible, before exploring Baalbek. He sailed for England from Beirut in May 1839, was quarantined in Malta, and returned to London in July. He was the first independent, professional British artist to travel so extensively in the Near East, and brought back 272 sketches, a panorama of Cairo, and three full sketchbooks, enough material to ¿serve me for the rest of my life¿ (Roberts, eastern journal, 28 Jan 1839). Over the next decade Roberts made ¿a serries of intire new drawings¿ for the 247 large coloured lithographs executed by Louis Haghe for The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia (1842-9). No publication before this had presented so comprehensive a series of views of the monuments, landscape, and people of the Near East. Roberts was to paint more oils of the East than of any other region he visited, exhibiting thirty-one at the Royal Academy alone. These received critical acclaim and sold for high prices: for example, Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives (Holloway Collection at Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, Egham) was commissioned for £330 in 1841 and his Ruins of Baalbec sold for £440 the same year, while The Island of Philae (1843; priv. Coll.) bought by a friend for £100, rapidly sold for £200, and in 1858 fetched 400 guineas. The works remain keenly sought after to this day" (Oxford DNB).

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        The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia [...]. (And:) Egypt & Nubia, from drawings made on the spot [...]. With historical descriptions by William Brockedon.

      London, F. G. Moon, 1842-1849.. Large folio (620 x 465 mm). 6 volumes bound in 4. Portrait of Roberts on India paper, 6 hand coloured titles and 241 superb hand coloured plates and 2 maps, with accompanying leaves of text, complete. Handsomely leather bound in half period morocco over marbled boards. All edges gilt. Binding by the London master Bennett Eedy (1799-1862) with his stamp to endpapers.. Both of Roberts' monumental works on the Middle East: a finely bound, coloured set of the standard folio edition. "One of the most important and elaborate ventures of nineteenth-century publishing and [...] the apotheosis of the tinted lithograph" (Abbey, p. 341). Roberts' masterpiece was issued in 41 parts over seven years, beautifully lithographed by Louis Haghe, to whom Roberts paid tribute in glowing terms: "Haghe has not only surpassed himself, but all that has hitherto been done of a similar nature. He has rendered the views in a style clear, simple and unlaboured, with a masterly vigour and boldness which none but a painter like him could have transferred to stone." - After an apprenticeship to the Scottish house-painter, Gavin Buego, David Roberts (1796-1864) became assistant scene painter at the Pantheon theatre in Edinburgh. He continued scene painting in Glasgow and finally, in 1821, was hired to work with Clarkson Stanfield at the Drury Lane theatre in London. In 1838 he made plans for a journey to the Near East, inspired by his passion for artistic adventure. He departed in August 1839 for Alexandria and spent the remainder of the year in Cairo and visiting the major tombs and sites of Egypt. The following February he journeyed to the Holy Land, making stops in Suez, Mount Sinai and Petra. He spent time in Gaza before entering Jerusalem and concluded his tour by spending several months visiting the biblical sites of the Holy Land. Roberts returned to England at the end of 1839 and submitted his drawings to F. G. Moon in 1840. Moon arranged to bring out a volume of Scripture history, paying Roberts 3,000 pounds for the copyright of the sketches and for overseeing Haghe's efforts. Both the exhibition of his original watercolours and the subsequent published work were an immediate success and confirmed his reputation as an architectural and landscape artist of the highest order. - Bookseller label of James Rimell, London, to pastedown. While not strictly contemporary with the date of issue, the colour in the present copy would appear to have been applied within the nineteenth century. The binder has altered the positioning of some of the plates to accommodate the original six volumes within the four-volume format. A very clean copy, occasionally showing the barest traces of foxing. A stunning set, and an economical alternative to the near-unobtainable luxury copies in hand colour issued by the publisher (a recent example, unbound in loose sheets, commanded $242,500 at Christie's in 2012). - Ibrahim-Hilmy II, 176. Abbey Travel II, 272 & 385. Tooley 401. Lipperheide Ma 27. Cf. Hiler 753. The Heritage Library, Islamic Treasures, s. v. "Art" (illustration).

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        Incidents of travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan

      London, Murray 1842.. New edition. 2 vols. gr.-8°. 424; 474 S. Mit Frontisp., 1gefalt. Karte, 69 lithogr. Taf. (dav. 2 doppelbl.-gr.) sowie zahlr Textholzschn. OLn. m. Goldpräg. Durchgeh. gebräunt bzw. stockfl. Eine Einbandecke restaur. Sabin 91299 - "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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        THE TEMPERANCE FISHING BOOK: OR, THE CONTEMPLATIVE ANGLER. By Joseph Wells, Sheffield. Second edition, revised.

      Printed at the Independent Office, Sheffield. - (1842) 1853 2nd edition. 12mo (84 x 137mm). Pp158 + 4pp index. Engraved frontispiece (showing sizes of hooks and flies). Very dark green cloth, titled "Practical Angler" in gilt on upper board. Original cloth rebacked in plain matching cloth. Slight wear to page edges but a very good copy. With the author's book ordering notice and price, along with his address, tipped-in on the front paste down. .Being a new and complete general treatise on that pleasing and healthful recreation, the art of angling. Containing a description of all the various kinds of fish, with full instructions how to angle for them; the best baits for that purpose; how to procure them; the best times to angle; prognostications of the weather; and much other useful information never published in any other treatise. The first edition (1842) had the title, "The Contemplative And Practical Angler." In the second edition the first - philosophical - part of the book, 'The Contemplative Angler,' is expanded from twenty to fifty pages, and the three fly lists are combined into one list of 55 patterns and dressings: 'A Full List Of Artificial Flies Suitable For The Season.' It includes short chapters on fly-dressing materials, and one of 'Receipts For Dyeing And Staining Feathers, Gut, Hair, &c.' An important book in the history of soft hackle / North Country flies. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Board of Trade Whitehall &c from Downing Street.

      London 1842 - Tinted Lithograph. Dimensions: 52.5 x 36 cm. Abbey Scenery 239. From 'London As It Is'.

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      - Barcelona, 1842. Imp. Librería de J. Olivares. 3 Tomos.Holadensa piel, con dorados en lomera, deslucida por desgarros del papel. 389pp + 1 lámina despegable; 382pp + 1 lámina despegable; 318pp +láminas despegables; 18x20cm. Manchas de óxido. Ilustrado con 600 láminas dibujadas por M. de Sainson y grabados al acero. Cortes tintados, sello del antiguo propietario. Vitrina San José. VIAJES

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        La Guienne historique et monumentale

      First Edition. Bound in half navy grief, smooth back with traces of friction decorated with arabesques and romantic double gilt, upper caps threadbare, flat marbled, endpapers and contreplats of handmade paper, some snags without too much gravity on cuts, bindings of the time. Illustrated book of 287 boards inset with 3 colors. Some spots. Rare. Imp. de P. Coudert Bordeaux 1842-1844 20x29,5cm 4 volumes reliés en 2

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        History of the Orders of Knighthood of the British Empire.. (4 Vols)

      Maddoc St, London: John Hunter, 1842 Uniformly bound in early full black morocco, some blind tooling, corners and edges a little bumped and worn. Spines have titles in gilt, all have been repaired at some point, raised bands, blind tooling. Internally, all 4 volumes have red marbled endpapers, hinges strengthened, NO inscriptions. 26 wonderful plates, which includes the 4 important coloured portrait plates, has in excess of 56 illustrations within text. Volume 1, has the important coloured frontis tp by G Baxter a little chipped at edges, some light spotting to verso, title page in red and black ink, [6], (xvi), [2], (lxxxviii), (iii), [3], (ii), [1], 2-266 pp (With 2*39 page, 2*40, 2* 41, 2*42, 2*43, 2*44, 2*45 and 2*46 pp), 2 pls (Portrait plate at p3). Volume 2, (4), 267-515pp, (lx), (lix-lx), (xix-lvii), li-xc), (lxxxi-cxi) double pagination at 2*335, 2*336, 2*337, and 2*338, 4 plates (pages, 345, 352, 355 & 377). Volume 3, [6], 4-83 pp, [1], [3], (iv-xxxvi), (iv), [5], 4-194 pp, 193-276 pp, (cv), [1], (viii), 8 plates (including 2 portraits, pages 164, 165, 194, 195, 197, 199 + 2, & 3)Volume 4, [7], 4-92 pp, (xxvi), (iv), [3], 4-100 pp, (xxi), [1], (iii), [6], 4-56 pp, [2], (xl), [3], 4-24 pp, (v), [6], 4-28 pp, [3], (iv-xviii), [1], 2-16 pp, (xcii), 12 plates (including 1 portrait, (pages 61, 62, 73, 73, 74, 23, 35, 15, 17, 18, 19 + 3). (Lowndes 1690. Avery AWIN54). Wonderful production! Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas, author and antiquary wrote many titles however it is the History of the orders of the Knighthood of the British Empire for which he is best remembered, originally issued as parts at a cost of between £3000 and £4000. In Muir's view "it is doubtful whether the technical quality of these prints could be surpassed today"; the plates 'using gold leaf.. are truly magnificent' (Muir 152) This work continues to be a valuable source for historians of the subject. 36.5*27cm, very heavy 17kg packed) A lovely set of a title that rarely come on the market!

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        Australia From Surveys Made by Order of the British Government Combined with those of D'Entrecasteauz, Baudin, Freycinet &c.&c. by John Arrowsmith, 1842./(inset) Map of Eastern Hemisphere showing location of Australia

      Engraved map with line color showing Western Australia. Sheet size: 26 5/8 x 21 3/4". Inventory#: p720pmat.

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      London, J. Hartnell, Printer, Red Lion Court, Fleet Street, 1842.. Official publication 1842. Slim 8vo, approximately 210 x 135 mm, 8¼ x 5¼ inches, 56 pages, leather spine and corners, top corners red, lower corners brown, original blue paper boards with printed label on upper cover. Spine worn and weak, small amateur repair to top, corners worn and rubbed with loss of leather, pale age-browning and an occasional brown spot, pastedowns have brown stains to corners, 1 page is slightly protuding, neat ink number to top board, neat ink number to top of first free endpaper, neat old ink name to top of title page, a few marginal notes in pencil at beginnning, ink and pencil notes on last blank page, otherwise a good copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        TA., Rathaus, "Das neue Rathaus in Zittau, gegründet den 14 September 1840. Ansicht II, von der Ecke des Gewandhauses aufgenommen".

      . kol. Lithographie v. Gabriel n. Schramm, dat. 1842, 25,5 x 34.

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        Fathers and Sons: A Novel. In three volumes

      London - Henry Colburn, 1842 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce first edition set of Hook's mid ninteenth-century novel. First Edition. Publishers original paper covered boards. Complete in three volumes. Volume I features a portrait frontispiece. With half titles to each volume. Theodore Edward Hook (22 September 1788 24 August 1841) was an English man of letters and composer, and briefly a civil servant in Mauritius. He is best known for his practical jokes, particularly the Berners Street Hoax in 1809. In the remaining 23 years of his life hewrote 38 volumes, besides articles, squibs and sketches. His novels have frequent passages of racy narrative and vivid portraiture. They include Maxwell (1830), a portrait of his friend the Revevent E. Cannon; Love and Pride (1833); the autobiographic Gilbert Gurney (1836) and Gurney Married (1838); Jack Brag (1837) and Peregrine Bunce (1842). His last novel was Births, Marriages and Deaths (1839). Condition: In quarter cloth bindings with paper covered boards. Externally, sound, rubbed in places with a few marks. Chipping to the spine labels. Three boards held by the cords only. Internally, generally firmly bound although the first few pages of volume I are working loose, with the frontispiece detached but present. Some light foxing to the first and last few pages but otherwise generally clean with just the odd spot or mark. Marginal tidemark to frontispiece. Overall: GOOD..

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        Gebil Hor.

      London 1842 - Original hand-coloured lithograph on fine paper mounted on card as issued from the subscription edition of Roberts' 'Egypt'. Dimensions: 245 by 345mm. (9.5 by 13.5 inches). David Roberts' magnificent images of Egypt and the Holy Land rank amongst the finest topographical views of the nineteenth century. Roberts made a two-year journey to the Middle-East commencing in 1838, and whilst there executed numerous watercolours from which the finest were selected for the publication; The lithographs were executed by Louis Haghe. In order to help fund the project, Roberts produced a deluxe subscription edition, from which this lithograph was taken, which is notable for being the only edition to have original hand-colour, which would have been executed under the direction of the artist. Abbey 272

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        "Ludwig I. Koenig von Bayern" usw. Kniestück nach halblinks, in Uniform im Sessel sitzend, in der Linken ein gefaltetes Blatt. Die Uniform ist vollständig bedeckt von unterschiedlich großen Schriftzügen mit Texten über sein Leben und seine Taten. Sie bilden Flächen, Linien und Schatten. Die Inschrift ausgeschnitten und mit dem Porträt alt auf Trägerpapier aufgezogen.

      . Lithographie nach G. Bodmer, um 1842, 40 x 36,5 cm.. Nicht im APK, nicht bei Lentner und Maillinger. - Am linken Ärmel des Königs das Datum der Eröffnung der Walhalla: "18. Oktober 1842". Am Rand rechts die Namen seiner wichtigsten Bauten bis 1842: Glyptothek, Pinakothek, Königsbau, Walhalla, Ludwigskirche, Blindenanstalt, Allerheiligen-Hof-Kirche, Staatsbibliothek. Auf dem Uniformkragen die Inschrift: "Heil unserem Landesvater" usw. - Bis zur Einfassungslinie beschnitten. Im Hintergrund etwas berieben. Sehr selten!

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        Letters on the Slave Trade, Slavery, and Emanciation with a Reply to Objection Made to the Liberation of the Slaves in the Spanish Colonies;

      London: Charles Gilpin, 1842. Address to Friends on the Continent of Europe, During a Visit to Spain and Portugal. This is the author's reply to the on going objections of freeing slaves which have been written in books, newspapers, journals, extracts, etc. over the years throughout the world. He wanted to emancipate all slaves therefore saving many human lives. I wasn't until President Lincoln's proclamation during the Civil War that the slaves would be emancipated. 176pp. unopened, with errata at rear, bound in brown embossed cloth lettered in gilt, pale yellow endpapers, covers with rubbing and fading, one minute chip to foot. A very good copy of the exceedingly scarce work on slavery.. Firt Edition. Small Octavo-approx. 4 1/2 x 7".

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        What can be Done for EnglishAgriculture?

      nbsp;Edinburgh and London-William Blackwood and Sons, 1842 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. ScarceA letter detailingthe education on agriculture written by an honorary member of the Royal Agriculture Society. Printers catalogue to the rear. Printed by F. Humble and Son in Saddler Street. Condition: Expertly rebound in a cloth binding. Externally, slight shelf wear. Internally, soundand firmly bound. Clean with slight chippingto the titlepage. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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

      London Virtue, 1842. - FLUR 4vo (27,5 x 21 cm). Two uniform black original half leather binding on four bands with gilt gilt ornaments on spine and spine title. The total Bindings scraped something outside, the joints stronger, bumped corners slightly. Volume I: Frontispiece portrait W. H. Bartlett, engraved title , volume title , plate index , 128 pages with 54 copper -engraved plates, of which the first is map of Canada. Plates on page 62 and 82 without silk camisole. Many pages stronger foxing, the plates usually stronger than the text. Many pages also nice and clean. / Volume II: Frontispiece, engraved title , volume title , plate index , 116 pages with 63 copper -engraved plates. Front cover solved approximately in half. Plates on page 24 and 110 without silk camisole. Pages 5/6 in the upper edge with longitudinal crease. Text mostly nice and clean, the sheets sometimes more brownspotted from there also partially across the text. Rather moderately preserved book. -- 4° (27,5 x 21 cm). Zwei uniforme schwarze Originalhalblederbände auf vier Bünden mit goldgeprägten Rückenverzierungen und goldgepr. Rückentitel. Die Einbände insgesamt etwas beschabt, die Aussengelenke stärker, die Ecken etwas bestoßen. Zu Band I: Frontispiz Porträt von W. H. Bartlett, gestochener Titel, Bandtitel, Tafelverzeichnis, 128 Seiten mit 54 Kupferstichtafeln, davon die erste, die Karte Canadas. Tafeln S. 62 und 82 ohne Seidenhemdchen. Lagenweise stärker braunfleckig, die Tafeln zumeist stärker als der Text. Viele Lagen auch schön sauber. Zu Band II: Frontispiz, gest. Titel, Bandtitel, Tafelverzeichnis, 116 Seiten mit 63 Tafeln. Vorderdeckel ca. hälftig gelöst. Tafeln Seiten 24 und 110 ohne Seidenblatt. Seiten 5/6 im oberen Rand mit Längsknickspur. Text zumeist schön sauber, die Tafeln teils stärker braunfleckig von dort auch teilweise auf den Text übergreifend. Eher mäßig erhaltenes Exemplar. 2900

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      London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1842. Plates fine. 24 hand-colored lithographed plates from Volume II. Plates are uniformly 16 5/8" x 12 1/2/". In original binding, now quite worn. 21 Sheep; 1 Wild Boar, 1 Cow, 1 Wild Hog. Wood p. 442.

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      - Eight vols. 8vo, cont. green sheep-backed green boards maroquiné, single gilt fillet round sides, flat spines gilt. Paris: L. de Potter, 1842-43. First authorized edition. The character of Consuelo was supposedly modeled after Louis Viardot’s wife, the soprano Pauline Viardot. Pauline Viardot was a good friend of both Sand’s and of her lover, Frédéric Chopin. Fine set, signed by Prince Dietrichstein on each free front endpaper. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Taschenbuch für Bayerns Landwehr

      Nürnberg, Bäumler, 1842.. enthaltend eine kurze pragmatische Geschichte der Bürgerbewaffnung von ihrer Entstehung an bis auf unsre Zeit. Mit gestochenem Portrait, 8 kolorierten Kupfertafeln von F. Grünewald. 264 Seiten, illustrierter Original-Pappband, 17,5 x 11 cm,. Einband minimal angestaubt, sonst gut erhalten. Die hübsch kolorierten Tafeln zeigen die Uniformen der Nürnberger Bürgerwehr in historischer Abfolge.

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        New Government House, Sydney

      J.S. Prout, Sydney 1842 - Tinted lithograph view, 185 x 295 mm.; lacking margins and slightly embrowned but in good condition. Sydney Harbour Idyll. An idyllic view of Government House and its castellated bathing house seen across Farm Cove, from the Botanical Gardens. The signal station on Fort Phillip Hill is in the background to the left and Macquarie Fort to the right. The view was one of the suite of lithographs which Prout published in four parts as Sydney Illustrated.John Skinner Prout arrived in Sydney in 1841 and spent three years lecturing on art, working as a scene painter and art teacher. He made extensive sketching tours of New South Wales, before travelling to Van Diemen's Land in January 1844 where he worked for four years before returning to England.

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        Histoire Poétique et Littéraire de l'Ancien Velay. [ édition originale ]

      Chez Rozier , Chez Gaudelet, Jacquet , Chez Leboyer, Venet, Yssingeaux, Veysset, Thibaud-Landriot, 1842 - Edition originale, 1 vol. in-4 carré reliure d'époque demi-vélin à coins, couv. cons., Chez Rozier, Paris, Chez Gaudelet, Jacquet, Au Puy, Chez Leboyer, Riom, Venet, Yssingeaux, Veysset, Thibaud-Landriot, Clermont-Ferrand, 1842, 2 ff. n. ch. (faux-titre, titre), lj-448 pp. Bel exemplaire aux marges immenses de ce rare ouvrage présentant les écrivains du Velay, dont les troubadours Guillaume Tardif, Pierre Cardinal, Guillaume de Saint-Didier, Pons de Capdeuil et Raymond d'Aiguilhe (de la Bibliothèque du Château de Theix, avec son cachet doré poussé sur le mors, petits frott., rouss. et petite mouill. aux derniers feuillets en tête mais néanmoins un bel exemplaire, charmant et très élégant). Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Three vols. 8vo, cont. green sheep-backed green boards maroquiné, single gilt fillet round sides, flat spines gilt. Paris: de Potter, 1842. First edition of this novel of student life, the first of the author's novels to take place entirely in Paris. Fine set, signed by Prince Dietrichstein on each free front endpaper. .

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        Le Marchand d'Antiquités

      ...Traduit par A.J.B. Defauconpret. 2 p.l., 310 pp.; 2 p.l., 315 pp. Two vols. 8vo, cont. green sheep-backed green boards maroquiné, single gilt fillet round sides, flat spines gilt. Paris: G. Barba, 1842. First edition in French of Dickens' Old Curiosity Shop. Rare. Fine set, signed by Prince Dietrichstein on the free front endpapers. .

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        Norway, and her Laplanders, in 1841 : With a few hints to the salmon fischer.

      London, John Murray, 1842 . XV + 318 s. Orig. helsjirtingbd. Ryggen fagmessig restaurert.. Original cloth. Skilfully rebacked, preserving the original spine. Schiötz 685, II *

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        Autograph letter signed to the music publisher [Carl] Friedr[ich] Kistner in Leipzig

      . 1 page. Quarto. Dated January 29, 1842. With integral address panel. In German (with transcription and translation). Relative to the composer's urgent need to receive the vocal and instrumental parts for Handel's Israel in Egypt, op. 51, and his Lobgesang symphony-cantata, op. 52. "Please send me everything that remains at the Abonnements-Concert [series at the Leipzig Gewandhaus] "quam citissime" [Latin for "as fast as possible"] by rail. Slight foxing, primarily to upper margin; reinforced with paper tape to left edge and with transparent tape to upper edge; creased at folds and slightly overall to blank area of address panel; remnants of red sealing wax.. Mendelssohn may have been requesting these parts from Kistner in preparation for a concert in which he co-directed (with Julius Rietz) the Niederrheinisches Musikfest in Düsseldorf (May 1842), where he conducted both his 'Lobgesang' and Handel's Israel in Egypt. Mendelssohn's 'Lobgesang' symphony-cantata received its premiere in June 1840 at a festival commemorating the quadricentenary of the invention of movable type. "... a broad historical review that realtes the German past to the present and summons various musical icons - symphony, cantata, oratorio elementsk responsorial psalmody, and chorale - into the service of praising God. If the Lobgesang faied, it did so not by emulating the Ninth [Beethoven's Ninth Symphony] but by aspiring toward an unattainable comprehensiveness - a symphony-cum-cantata with the trappings of a sacred service, a concert piece created for a specific occaion but reaching toward musical universality." Todd: Mendelssohn, p. 400. Mendelssohn cultivated a life-long devotion to Handel and did much to promote his music in Germany, much as he had done for Bach in England, conducting Act II of Israel in Egypt in Düsseldorf in 1833 and the complete work three years later in Leipzig; he also prepared a new edition of the work in 1844 at the request of the Handel Society. "Op. 51 owes much to Handel, especially Joshua... But in conception and design... the composition is a product of nineteenth-century sensibilities and aesthetics." ibid, p. 382 Kistner was Mendelssohn's publisher in Liepzig. Mendelssohn lived in Berlin at the time but retained close ties to Leipzig and continued conducting at the Gewandhaus. Interestingly, the railroad from Berlin to Leipzig had just been completed on September 10, 1841; Mendelssohn apparently took advantage of this for the urgent delivery of the material requested from Kistner mentioned in the present letter.

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        American Notes for General Circulation

      Chapman & Hall, London 1842 - Two volumes. Original light brown fine grained cloth with elaborate blindstamped design on both covers and spine, gilt lettering on spine, smooth yellow endsheets. 308pp; 306pp; 6 page pubisher's prospectus at end. A superb copy in original cloth with slight sunning, else fine with cloth clean and crisp, gilt on covers bright, and all hinges fully intact. Scarce thus.

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