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        Hand-Bibliotek i Trädgårds-Skötseln eller Systematiskt ordnad Handbok uti alla så wäl praktiska som theorestiska delar af Trädgårds-wetenskapen

      A. Bonnier, Stockholm 1842 - 1842-1846. 3 vol. 1:a afdelningen; band 1 - band 2: del 1-2. Blomster-Skötseln. 794, xii + 744 + , [2], 745-1539 + 2 plates. Text in Swedish. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Annual Report of the Poor Law Commissioners with Appendices [Eighth]. - [The Act for the More Effectual Relief of the Destitute Poor in Ireland]

      London : HMSO And Printed By W. Clowes And Sons, Stamford Street 1842 - Physical desc. : xii, 396 p. ; 21.5 cm. Subject: Poor laws - Ireland. Public welfare & Colonial Administration - Ireland. Workhouses & Alms - Famine circumstance - Ireland. Scattered, minor marginal fioxing. Near fine copy bound in [near] contemporary gilt-blocked, green buckram. Spine bands and panel edges. Somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 396 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Church of St. Helena, Bethlehem.

      Moon, F.G., London 1842 - The Prints of David Roberts:Part 1 - The PrinterLouis Haghe (1806-1885) was one of the msot skillful exponents of the tinted lithograph who became a leading reproductive lithographer in England and on the Continent. Haghe's reputation as a lithographer was primarily based upon topographical views, of which Twyman notes "his most important work of this kind, the translation of Roberts' sketches of the Holy Land, represents the culmination of his art".Part 2 - The Publication of Roberts' Holy Land and EgyptRoberts first sketched in his journals "on the spot" the vaious subjects which, on returning to London, he transcribed into finished paintings and watercolors. These then formed the basis of the lithographs drawn and printed by Louis Haghe. It is interesting to note that in some instances Roberts' original drawings were twice or three times the size of the published print, which indicated the skill of Haghe and his assistants in transferring Roberts' designs onto lithographic stones.Part 3 - A Genesis of Roberts' PrintsDavid Roberts fulfilled a boyhood dream by visiting the East and recording what he saw there; by August 1838 he had resolved to "visit the Holy Land, and make drawings of the scenes of sacred history and the antiquities of Egypt". By this time Roberts had already established himself as a successful topographical artist and published his set of Spanish scenery as tinted lithographs, Picturesque Sketches in Spain, 1837. Eventually he would be elected to the prestigious Royal Academy on the strength of his topographical paintings.Part 4 - The PlatesRoberts' Holy Land and Egypt project has been called "the most ambitious work ever published in England with lithographic plates" (according to Micheal Twyman). Its production involved over 600 lithographic stones used over an eight to nine year period. It is generally agreed the lithographers Day & Haghe were the most efficient for such large scale work, while Louis Haghe himself was a master lithographer.The plate formats strongly influenced their presentation as prints: large full-page and small half-page vignettes representing what Roberts intended to be the difference between finished drawings and sketches. roberts was a good judge of accurate transposition of his watercolors and sketches into lithography.Today historians regard Roberts' Holy Land and Egypt as the last link between the established artist and topographical lithography. Since Roberts' prints were the most costly publishing venture in Britain at the time, undertaken by a publisher "on his own responsibility", Roberts sighed on its completion: " . thank God . that with being blessed with health and backed by my ever esteemed friend Louis Haghe I may also say the most satisfactory."References:Micheal Twyman, Lithography, 1800-1850, London, 1970Katherine Sim, David Roberts, London 1984J.R. Abbey, Travel in aquatint and lithograph 1770-1860, Nos. 272, 385James Ballantine, The Life of David Roberts, Edinburgh, 1866Helen Guiterman, David Roberts, London 1978Barbican Art Gallery (catalogue), David Roberts, London, 1986British Library (BS), Image Size : 327x480 (mm), 12.875x18.875 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 432x596 (mm), 17x23.5 (Inches), Hand Colored, Lithograph

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        The Book of British Ballads. (The Book of British Ballads. First and Second Series - [Complete in 2 Volumes]. Edited by S. C. H.

      London : J. How [1842-1844], 1842, Hardback, First EditionExceptional copies in the original gilt and blind ruled calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with the title blocked direct in gilt; very impressively finished. Remains a particularly well-preserved set; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 440 pages; Impressively and abundantly illustrated. Text within ornate borders. Subjects; Ballads, English - Great Britain - Texts. The Second Series has a separate titlepage, but the pagination is continuous throughout.

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        Der neue Pitaval. Eine Sammlung der interessantesten Criminalgeschichten aller Länder aus älterer und neuerer Zeit

      Leipzig, Brockhaus 1842 - 1863.. 33 Bände. Mit lithogr. Tafel. Marmorierte Pappbde. d. Zt. mit handschriftl. Signaturmarken (etwas berieben und bestoßen). Erste Ausgabe. Folge 1, 2 und 3 (bis 9. Theil = Bd. 33). - Goed. IX, 434, 24 und 478, 90; Huelke-Etzler I, 1670; Hayn-Got. VI,208: "Hochinteressante, auch in Bezug auf die ältere und neuere Skandalchronik ganz Europa`s, wichtige Publikation. ... Meist gänzlich vergriffen und zum Theil kaum noch zu erlangen, besonders der ganz verschwundene Bd. 7 der ersten Serie". - Den ersten Band leitet der damals heftig debattierte Fall der Ermordung des Schriftstellers August v. Kotzebue durch den Studenten Karl Ludwig Sand ein. Weitere spektakuläre Morde waren der an Johann Jakob Winckelmann u. dem Maler Georg von Kügelgen. - Da die Untersuchungen abgeschlossen und die Fälle aufgeklärt waren, konnten sich die Autoren verstärkt den Fragen nach Tatmotivation, Charakter des Täters sowie dem sozialen Umfeld zuwenden. Beginnend mit dem frühen 19. Jahrhundert verarbeitet sie verstärkt juristisches, psychologisches und anthropologisches Fachwissen und popularisiert Wissen über Rechtsfälle in `Fallgeschichten`. - Aus der Tegernseer Bibliothek der Wittelsbacher. - Tls. etwas gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig, in wenigen Bänden einige Blätter wasserfleckig. ---- Beiliegen: I. Dass. Neue Serie, 16. und 19. Bd. Leipzig, Brockhaus, 1881-84. Orig.-Brosch. und Pp. d. Zt. mit handschriftl. Signaturmarken (etw. angestaubt und bestoßen.) - II. Aus dem alten Pitaval. Französische Rechts- und Culturbilder aus den Tagen Ludwig`s des Dreizehnten, Vierzehnten und Fünfzehnten. Bde. I und II. Leipzig, Winter, 1885. Pp. d. Zt. unter Verwendung der Orig.-Brosch (etw. fleckig, gering berieben und bestoßen).

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        Ueber das Schielen und die Heilung desselben durch die Operation.

      - Berlin, A.Förstner, 1842, 8°, VIII, 220 pp., mit 3 (2 gefalteten) lithographierten Tafeln mit 30 Abbildungen, schöner Halbledereinband der Zeit; feines Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe dieser epochalen Schrift, in einem schönen und gut erhaltenen Exemplar! - "Die Erfindung der Schiel-Operation würde allein genügen seinen Namen unsterblich zu machen". Albrecht v. Graefe, Dtsch. Kl. 1853, p.357 - First Edition. - "The first successful attempt at treating strabismus by myotomy. The operation was later abandoned owing to the frequently disastrous final effects." - The present work is a full account of the author"s method for correcting strabismus by severing the tendons of the eye muscles. The results of 1,200 operations are summarized. Johann Friedrich Dieffenbach (1792-1847) and Stromeyer shared the Monthyon prize of the Institut de France for their pioneering studies of this procedure" Becker - Garrison-Morton 5856; Becker collection in Ophthalmology 110; Norman 638 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eraclius. Deutsches und französisches Gedicht des zwölften Jahrhunderts (jenes von Otte, dieses von Gautier von Arras); nebst mittelhochdeutschen, griechischen, lateinischen Anhängen und geschichtlicher Untersuchung, zum ersten Male herausgegeben von H. F. Massmann.

      Quedlinburg u. Leipzig, Basse, 1842.. circa 22 x 14 cm. XVI, 628 SS. Rotes Maroquin d. Zt. mit reicher Rücken-, Deckel- u. Stehkantenvergoldung, Goldschnitt. Bibliothek der gesamten deutschen National-Literatur von der ältesten bis auf die neuere Zeit, 6. Erste Ausgabe der Texte mit reichem Apparat, Kommentar und verschiedenen Anhängen zur Eraclius-Geschichte. - Hier ein Exemplar auf besonderem, festem Papier in prachtvollem Einband aus einer herzöglichen Bibliothek der Wittelsbacher mit kleinem Signaturvermerk und Etikett. - Nur gering fleckig, kaum berieben. Prachtvoll gebunden.

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        Sarepta

      London 1842 - David Roberts (1796-1864) was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, and at the age of ten began an apprenticeship under house painter and decorator, Gavin Beugo. From there he went on to theater stage painting throughout the United Kingdom and then devoted himself to becoming an artist. In August 1838, Roberts traveled to Egypt with a plan to produce drawings to be later turned into paintings and lithographs. He was one of the first to have been granted the privilege of freely roaming and entering many sacred areas from the extremity of Nubia to the Mediterranean, and his images were therefore the first exposure that Europeans had to such splendid, distant places. His work is meticulously precise and yet splendidly evocative, with a skillful and rigid adherence to the truth of costume, detail and effect. Roberts set off on his great and hazardous expedition in August, 1838. In the next eleven months, he visited cities and sites throughout Egypt, Syria, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, and other Near Eastern countries. The result of Roberts's voyage was the three-volume, color-plate book “The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia”. When it was published in England several years after his journey, Roberts's “The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia” drew extraordinary acclaim. His ambitious project gave views of spectacular landscapes and ancient man-made wonders that viewers had never glimpsed, but Roberts did not confine his renderings to architecture and natural terrain alone. Roberts gave equal attention to the costumes and lifestyles of the Near Eastern peoples. In this way these images both instructed and delighted their viewers with superb ethnological descriptions, sweeping panoramic landscapes, and detailed architectural studies. Because of the unparalleled significance of his groundbreaking work, he was honored with the prestigious award of election to the Royal Academy. This superb tinted lithograph with hand-coloring, Sarepta, from "The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt, Nubia" measures 15" x 16.75" and is in mint condition. Sarepta was a Phoenician city on the Mediterranean coast, in modern-day Lebanon. Illustrated are a small group of men resting from their travels and a large mountain range receding in the distance. Inscribed on the image is "Sarepta, April 27th 1834."

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        Abbildung und Beschreibung der Schmetterlinge Schlesiens in systematischer Ordnung.

      Erster Theil. FALTER ODER TAGSCHMETTERLINGE. Breslau, A. Neustädt, 1842. 4to. pp. (2), viii, 82, with 42 handcoloured lithographed plates. Contemporary marbled boards (rubbed). Nissen ZBI, 2967. Two more parts were published by August Assmann. Almost as rare as Richter's work on the same subject. The editions of works dealing with the insect fauna of a distinct territory were always very small in 18th and 19th century. Repair to title-page. The plates are beautifully handcoloured and some show the insects with their feeding plants. Some foxing.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        Voyages de la commission scientifique du nord en Scandinavie, en Laponie au Spitzberg et aux Feröe pendant les années 1838, 1839 et 1840 sur la corvette La Recherche commandée par M. Fabvre, ... (ZOOLOGIE).

      Paris, A. Bertrand, (1842-1855). Folio. 76 handcoloured engraved plates. Later calf, identical richly blind- and gilt stamped covers, blind- and gilt stamped spine with 4 raised bands, inner dentelles, all edges gilt. cf. Nissen ZBI, 1469. The complete zoological part of this immense work, which was planned to consist of 20 volumes of text and 7 volumes of plates. But only 15 text-volumes and 448 (instead of 560) plates have been published. No text was issued to the beautifully handcoloured plates of the above zoological part, which is divided as follows: Birds 6 unnumbered plates; Fishes 20 plates (numbered 1, 4-9, 11-22 & 16bis); Crustacea 40 plates (numbered 1-11, 13-20, 22-31, 35-43 & 5a, 11b); Vermes, Coelenterata, Protozoa, 10 plates (numbered C-M). A beautifully bound copy.

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        The Encyclopedia of Ornament

      London: William Pickering, 1842. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Book. 4to - over 9¾. 6 pp., plus 59 mostly color plates, including title page, in important work to Gothic Revival which was then sweeping England and elsewhere. Shaw published this and other works that stoked and slaked interest in the movement whose roots can be traced to the Romantic Movement that took hold in the late eighteenth century. Shaw, in his meticulous rendering of Gothic ornamentation as expressed in various forms and objects anticipated the majesterial comprehensive works on ornament to come by Owen Jones, Racinet and others. This book can be enjoyed for both the intrinsic beauty of its plates and for its systematic presentation of form. Condition is VG. Plain cloth binding is tight. Some light foxing and toning on some plates, but fortunately, the more brilliant and exciting plates tend to be less afflicted by these issues.

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        RICCHEZZA E MISERIA OSSIA NUOVO TRATTAO DI ECONOMIA POLITICA

      REAL OSPIZIO 1842 IN 8°, pp. 431.LEGATURA ORIGINALE IN MZ PELLE. PRIMA OPERA DELL'ECONOMISTA CATANESE

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        M?MOIRES DE L'INSTITUT ROYAL DE FRANCE - TOME QUINZI?ME: M?moire sur les signes employ?s par les anciens ?gyptiens ? la notation des divisions du Temps, dans leurs trois syst?mes d'?criture.

      Imprimerie Royale, 1842, Couverture rigide, Book Condition: Tr?s Bonne Condition, Premi?re ?ditionSize: 22cm x 27,5cm, [English description available upon request] Le livre comprend les 2 pages titres et l'index du Tome Quinzi?me (viii pages), suivi du M?moire complet de Champollion, soit les pages 73 ? 136 ainsi que les 6 planches d?pliantes. Reliure tr?s l?g?rement us?e, autrement en tr?s bonne condition. Pages int?rieures avec quelques rousseurs ?parses, autrement en tr?s bonne condition, sans inscription et solide. TR?S RARE! Le WorldCat ne liste que 2 exemplaires (London Metropolitan University et University of Oxford). Photos disponibles sur demande, Livre

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        ANTICHE OPERE IN PLASTICA. Discoperte, raccolte e dichiarate da Gio. Pietro Campana, Romano. Roma, dalla tipografia Salviucci, 1842.

      In folio (cm. 48,0) frontespizio con grande vignetta impressa + tav.A + LXVII tavv. Lievi fioriture sui margini bianchi di qualche carta, altrimenti fresco e ben conservato esemplare. Mz. pelle coeva con tit. in oro al dorso, ma con sbucciature e mancanze. Br. orig. illustrata, conservata. Rara prima edizione di questo superbo catalogo illustrante l'importante collezione di terracotte e bassorilievi formata dal marchese Campana nella prima metà del XIX secolo. La seconda edizione è del 1851 in due voll. per un totale di 120 tavv. contro le 68 del nostro esemplare, che dunque potrebbe essere uno dei due voll. costituenti la prima edizione. Non possiamo esserne certi nella misura in cui la bibliografia consultata riferisce solo della seconda edizione ( Rossetti, 1476; manca ad Olschki, Choix, Graesse, etc.). Impresso sulla brochure originale compare la dicitura "Distribuzione" seguita dal numero 9 manoscritto. Potrebbe trattarsi della tiratura ovvero di una dicitura legata ad una pubblicazione per dispense, magari in sottoscrizione, ma non azzardiamo alcuna conclusione a riguardo.

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        Histoire de Joseph, accompagneée de dix figures, rélatives aux principaux evenemens de la fils de ce fils du patriarche Jacob, et gravées sur les modèles du fameux Reimbrandt.Amsterdam, Jean Neaulme, 1757. Folio. With title-page printed in red and black, and 10 full-page etched plates. Contemporary boards.

      Cohen-de Ricci 210; STCN (4 copies); for Caylus: Lugt, Marques des Collections 2919. First and only edition of this children's book, beautifully illustrating the biblical story of Joseph and intended "as much for the improvement of morals as for the principles of drawing", as the title-page notes. Anne-Claude-Philippe comte de Caylus aimed to inspire his readers with a love of virtue and an appreciation of Rembrandt's masterly and evocative drawings. The original drawings have been in the Louvre since 1842, but they have lost their attribution to Rembrandt and are now sometimes ascribed to Rembrandt's pupil Gerbrand van den Eeckhout. The first recorded owner of the drawings was the painter Charles-Antoine Joseph Coypel, an acquaintance of the author.The title-page has a cancel slip correcting "De l'Academie Francoise" to "Honoraire de l'Académie des Inscriptions & des Belles-lettres".Owner's inscription on pastedown, binding chafed, spine damaged. Otherwise in good condition. A fine series of 10 etchings.

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        By the Queen. A Proclamation. Victoria R. Whereas in divers Parts of Great Britain great Multitudes of lawless and disorderly Persons have lately assembled themselves together in a riotous and tumultuous Manner [etc.]

      London: Printed by George E. Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode [etc.], 1842. Broadside, about 17 x 22 inches, folded twice, a few tears and two repairs, all text legible, else well preserved; no copy in OCLC, one in COPAC The rare Royal proclamation issued on August 13, 1842 "the year in which more energy was hurled against the authorities than in any other of the 19th century", with over 1,500 individuals arrested including Feargus O'Connor and other Chartist leaders

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        The ports, harbours, watering-places, and coast scenery of Great Britain. Illustrated by views taken on the spot, by W.H. Bartlett; with descriptions by William Beattie.

      - London, George Virtue, 1842.2 volumes. 4to. Contemporary richly decorated gilt morocco, rebacked with the original gilt spines laid down (rubbed), a.e.g. With frontispiece portrait of Queen Victoria, woodcut of Blackwall and 125 steelengravings (incl. 2 frontispieces and title-pages). (4),190; (4),155 pp.* This is the revised, much enlarged edition of the original work issued by Charles Tilt in 1836. - The plates present the harbours and shores of England, Scotland and Wales in the most dramatic, picturesque, or romantic light possible. Depictions of port cities range from stormy scenes of wreckage to calm sunny days. The romantic views by William Henry Bartlett (1809-1854) are among the best produced in the 19th century. The plate of the lighthouse of Berwick in volume one is shown as title-vignette in volume two. William Beattie (1793-1875) wrote the descriptions. - (Some light foxing as usual).Andres 353. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vindication of Admiral Lord Nelson's Proceedings in the Bay of Naples

      A.H. Bailey & Co., London 1842 - Dark green cloth binding with title and a replica of Nelson's ship in gilt.Some discoloration to the covers.Tissue guarded frontispiece of the Nelson Column with a small damp stain to the lower left corner in the margin.Binding is tight.Inscribed by Miles to his old friend Commodore Sir Charles Napier. Copac locates no copies.OCLC locates one. An extremely rare book on Nelson. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Letters from Hofwyl by a Parent, on the Educational Institutions of De Fellenberg. With An Appendix, Containing Woodbridge's Sketches of Hofwyl, Reprinted from the Annals of Education.

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans 1842. - Louisa Mary Barwell (1800-1885) was the daughter of inventor and writer on music, Richard Mackenzie Bacon (1776-1844), and from the age of eighteen, she was associated with her father in the editorship of the Quarterly Musical Magazine and Review (1818-1830). After her marriage to wine merchant John Barwell, she turned her attention to the composition of educational works, contributing regularly to the Quarterly Journal of Education and the New Monthly Magazine. She was particularly known for her writings on music education. The Barwells became friends with Philipp Emmanuel von Fellenberg and enrolled their sons at his school in Switzerland. Later her husband, who shared her interest in education, was instrumental in securing the success of a scheme by which a charity day school for girls in Norwich was converted into an industrial training school for girls. Louisa Barwell also wrote books for children, including Little Lessons for Little Learners (1833) and Pleasant Stories in Simple Language (1850). Her popular book, Childhood's Hours (1851), was used in the royal nursery by Queen Victoria's children. (See Oxford DNB). Octavo. xii, 372 + 32 pp. publisher's catalogue. Modern marbled boards with printed paper spine label. Very good. First edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution in 1789 to the Restoration of the Bourbons in 1815.

      William Blackwood, London 1842 - William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh / London, 1842. 5th edition. 10 Volumes Half-Leather. Book Condition: Very Good. over 5 x 8 tall. 10 volumes Edges and the corners have l moderate wear. Leather on upper part of spine scuffed. Boards have some scuffing near the center, hinges are still very strong . All volumes have Bookplate & Inscriptions of Mr Thomas Stirling (Capt) RN., all have marginalia in manuscript and pasted items. with interesting annotations and comments together with newspaper cuttings by Thomas Stirling and his descendants. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Theorie der Artesischen Brunnen, nebst einer Anleitung zur Nutzanwendung dieser Brunnen in den Gewerben und der Landwirthschaft. Deutsche Ausgabe, vermehrt mit fortlaufenden kritischen Zusätzen und Erläuterungen nach eigenen vielfältigen Beobachtungen und Erfahrungen von A.E. Bruckmann. Mit sieben Steintafeln und zwei Tabellen.

      Ulm, Wagner'sche Verlags-Buchhandlung und Buchdruckerei (J.A.Walter), 1842. - 8° (20x12), XVI, 295 S., mit 2 mehrfach gefalteten Tabellen sowie 7 mehrfach gefaltete Tafeln, Pbd d.Zt. mit goldgeprägt rot RSchild (dieses mit kleiner Fehlstelle), Ecken bestossen, sonst sauber und wohlerhalten, Erste deutsche Ausgabe des 1840 in Paris erschienen Werkes (Theorie des puits artesiens) übersetzt von Reallehrer Ziegler, Biberach/Riss, herausgegeben vom Städtischen Baumeister in Konstanz August Eduard Bruckmann.- Neben der eigentlichen Übersetzung des Werkes folgen in einer zweiten Abteilung Bruckmanns eigene Erfahrungen mit Zusätzen über Bohrungen in Deutschland. Es folgt ein Nachwort über den Erfolg der laufenden Brunnenbohrung in Isny (C.U.Springer).-- Die Tafeln aus der Lithographischen Anstalt J.Schedler in Konstanz.--- aus der Bibliothek C.U.Springer.- [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der Brand der St. Noclai-Kirche in der Nacht vom 5ten auf den 6ten Mai 1842 von der Holzbrücke aus gesehen".

      1842 - Lithographie von P. Suhr, Hamburg 1842, koloriert. 24 x 37, 5 cm (ohne Text). Einige Einrisse im Blattrand. Lebendige Darstellung der verheerenden Feuersbrunst, die 1842 nicht weniger als 4.219 Gebäude in Asche legte und mehr als 20.000 Menschen (nur) obdachlos machte, ein Schicksal, das den Menschen ein Jahrhundert später im Feuersturm gnädig erschienen wäre.

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        The Civil Costume of England from the Conquest to the Present Time

      London: Henry G. Bohn, 1842. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fine. Leopold Martin. 4to - over 9?. Book. 61 handcolored plates, each measuring 12 by 9 inches. Book is tight, plates clean. Offsetting not affecting plates themselves. Contemporary publishers decorated cloth with coat of arms. Slight fading to spine lettering. Small prior owner's stamp on FP. Minor ding to front board, rear board, of no consequence overall. Otherwise, fine.

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        Traité sur l'art de restaurer les Difformités de la Face, selon la méthode par déplacement, ou méthode francaise. Text und Atlas.

      - Montpellier, Louis Castel, 1842, 8° und 4°, XIV, 468, (2) pp., 2 Bl., 30 doppelseitige Tafeln; Textband mit eingebundener orig. Broschur, 2 Halbledereinbände. First Edition. The first systematic textbook and atlas of plastic surgery of the face, and the second general work on plastic surgery published in France. - Labat (1832) and Blandin (1836) produced the first treatise on plastic surgery in France, followed in 1842 by Serre. The double - page plates are pre- and post - operative portraits, with insets of operative techniques. - Serre was the chief exponent of the "sliding" or "French" method, which he applied in his textbook in various facial operations. The method was intended originally for eyelid reconstruction, but was applied to replacing other parts "on the flat." - - Michel Serre (1799.1848) was the student and successor of Jacques Mathieu Delpech (1777-1832) who performed the first rhinoplasty in France in 1823 (see G-M 5741.1) and pioneered in the correction of congenital facial deformities. Delpech, however, wrote no separate work on plastic surgery. - Serre's textbook incorporates his teachings. Zeis gives Serre credit for some new additions to plastic surgery, and points out that his first plate shows implantation of skin from the palm of the hand to reconstruct the columella. This is acknowledged despite the conflicts between German and French surgeons over priority in the new field. Zeis, of course, was a great partisan of the Germans, and claimed that Dieffenbach had originated the so-called "French" method which Serre promoted (ibid. 102-03). Serre, while not claiming that he invented it, argues in his historical account that the method originated in France. Exceptionally rare on the market in any condition. - - Recens.: Zeis in Schm. Jahrb. xlvii (1845), p.131; Gz. méd. de Par., x (1842), p.653; Brit. and for. med. Rev. xix (1845), p.396. - - Gnudi & Webster 324. Dulieu, (Ed.), La Médecine à Montpellier (1990) pp.197-98; Zeis 587, 1090, 1154, 1398,1509; Zeis Index (Patterson) 643 (very detailed review), 1177, 1241, 1479, 2064, and pp.108-109. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die malerischen und romantischen Stellen des Odenwaldes, in ihrer Vorzeit und Gegenwart geschildert

      - Mit 11 Stahlstichen und 1 Charte. Darmstadt: Verlag v. Carl Wilhelm Leske, o. J. (1842). Goldgeprägter HLdr.-Ebd. d. Zt. mit marmorierten Decken. Frontispiz ('Fuerstenau'), 1 Bl., 89 S. mit ganzs. Stahlstichen u. 1 mehrfach gefalteten Special-Karte des Odenwaldes, der Bergstraße und der Neckargegend nebst den angraenzenten Ländertheilen im Maaßstabe von 1:200.000 der natürl. Größe nach d. besten Quellen bearb. u. in Stein gravirt v. Gustav Frommann. - 24 x 15,5. * Kanten gering berieben; ansonsten sehr schönes Exemplar mit ganz wenigen Stockflecken. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Essais de philosophie.

      Paris, Ladrange 1842 - 2 vol. in-8, [4]-IV-546 et [4]-595 pp., chagrin noir, dos à nerfs cloisonnés à froid, encadrements géométriques à froid sur les plats de toile chagrinée, armes impériales dorées poussées au centre des plats supérieurs, fers de concours poussés au centre des plats inférieurs, tranches dorées (rel. du Second Empire). Rousseurs, mais bon exemplaire. Edition originale de ce recueil d'essais publiés précédemment dans la Revue française, et tournant autour des principales tendances en philosophie au début du XIXe siècle. Doctrinaire en politique, Charles de Rémusat (1797-1875) était en philosophie disciple de l'inévitable Victor Cousin, ce qui, pour le fils de Claire de Vergennes, était un peu court . [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Über den glatten Hai des Aristoteles und über die Verschiedenheiten unter den Haifischen und Rochen in der Entwicklung des Eies.

      Berlin, Gedruckt in der Druckerei der Königlichen Akademie des Wissenschaften, 1842. Folio (44o x 268 mm). pp. 73, (1), with 6 engraved plates. Recent marbled boards, with gilt lettered label on spine and frontcover. The separately printed large paper issue with new numbering of the pages. The work also appeared in the 'Abh. Akad. Wiss. Berlin'. Müeller is better known for his 'Systematische Beschreibung der Plagiostomen' published jointly with Henle in 1838-41. Johannes Müller is one of the great pioneers writing on sharks. Some foxing to plates more serious to 2 plates.//Dean II, p. 164.

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        Traite sur l'art de restaurer les Difformites de la Face, selon la methode par deplacement, ou methode francaise. Text und Atlas.

      . Montpellier, Louis Castel, 1842, 8° und 4°, XIV, 468, (2) pp., 2 Bl., 30 doppelseitige Tafeln; Textband mit eingebundener orig. Broschur, 2 Halbledereinbände.. First Edition. The first systematic textbook and atlas of plastic surgery of the face, and the second general work on plastic surgery published in France. - Labat (1832) and Blandin (1836) produced the first treatise on plastic surgery in France, followed in 1842 by Serre. The double - page plates are pre- and post - operative portraits, with insets of operative techniques. - Serre was the chief exponent of the "sliding" or "French" method, which he applied in his textbook in various facial operations. The method was intended originally for eyelid reconstruction, but was applied to replacing other parts "on the flat." - - Michel Serre (1799.1848) was the student and successor of Jacques Mathieu Delpech (1777-1832) who performed the first rhinoplasty in France in 1823 (see G-M 5741.1) and pioneered in the correction of congenital facial deformities. Delpech, however, wrote no separate work on plastic surgery. - Serre's textbook incorporates his teachings. Zeis gives Serre credit for some new additions to plastic surgery, and points out that his first plate shows implantation of skin from the palm of the hand to reconstruct the columella. This is acknowledged despite the conflicts between German and French surgeons over priority in the new field. Zeis, of course, was a great partisan of the Germans, and claimed that Dieffenbach had originated the so-called "French" method which Serre promoted (ibid. 102-03). Serre, while not claiming that he invented it, argues in his historical account that the method originated in France. Exceptionally rare on the market in any condition. - - Recens.: Zeis in Schm. Jahrb. xlvii (1845), p.131; Gz. med. de Par., x (1842), p.653; Brit. and for. med. Rev. xix (1845), p.396. - - Gnudi & Webster 324. Dulieu, (Ed.), La Medecine a Montpellier (1990) pp.197-98; Zeis 587, 1090, 1154, 1398,1509; Zeis Index (Patterson) 643 (very detailed review), 1177, 1241, 1479, 2064, and pp.108-109.

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        Darley Arabian - Roxana (by Flying Childers out of Monica, by Darley Arabian).

      London & Paris, Gambart & Co., 1842. - Engraving by J. S. Mackrell. Original colour. 528 x 432 mm. Roxana "was purchased for 600 Guineas by Earl Godolphin, Son of the illustrious Sydney, Lord High Treasurer of England, owner of Scham, was Dam of Lath, &c. and Grand-dam of 'Eclipse'. She was the most remarkable Mare of her age, and in all her contests like her Grandson - came off victorious." - Some brownstaining. Matted.

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        Precis le redressement des dents, ou expose des moyens rationales des prevenir et de orriger les deviationes des dents; suivi de quelques reflexions sur les obturateurs du palais.

      . Seconde Edition. - Paris, Bechet Jne et Labe, Libraires, 1842, 8°, VI, 178 pp., 8 lith. Tafeln mit 16 Abb., orig. broschiertes Exemplar in Halbleinenband.. Second edition (first: 1841) of a classic work in 19th century technical dentistry presenting several new procedures and instruments., with tipped-in single-page of author's text recommending the present work to colleagues, in modern marbled cloth-backed boards, title lettered in gilt on backstrip, uncut, orig. printed wrappers bound in. - J. M. Alexis Schange (1807-?, French) "in 1841 published the first work confined to orthodontics. He introduced a modification of the screw, the clamp band, and, in 1842, 3 years after the vulcanization process had been developed, rubber bands (actually, sections of rubber tubing). He also coined the term anchorage." Norman Wahl, Orthodontics in 3 millennia. Chapter 1: Antiquity to the mid-19th century. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, 127/2 (2005), pp.255-259. - "Schange's "Precis sur le redressement des dents," etc., (1841), follows closely the idea of his countryman Lefoulon. He describes the development of the teeth, their eruption and the procedure of the eruption of the permanent teeth. He, like many of his contemporaries, did not favor the extraction of the deciduous teeth, but did not agree with Lefoulon that the arch narrowed on account of this. - Schange accurately described the occlusion of the teeth both bucco- lingually and mesiodistally, and recognized four varieties of irregularities. - - 1. Abnormalities in number. - 2. Abnormalities of form. - 3. Abnormalities of position. Migration and transposition. - 4. Abnormalities of direction. - a. Abnormalities of direction of individual teeth. - 1. Deviation anteriorly. 2. Deviation posteriorly. 3. Deviation laterally. 4. Deviation rotations. - b. Abnormalities of relation of the dental arches. 1. Protrusion, retrusion and inversion. - c. Abnormalities of occlusion. - - The fourth variety of Schange particularly attracts our attention: "The varieties which the teeth may present in the relation of their direction are undoubtedly the most frequent, and at the same time those which most merit out attention because they are those which are most amenable to surgical treatment. These varieties are of two kinds, according as to whether they consist in abnormality of direction of the teeth themselves or in an abnormal relationship of the dental arches to one another. - "The former, those which depend on simple change in the direction of the teeth, are divided into ANTERIOR, POSTERIOR, LATERAL and ROTARY obliquities * * *." The varieties of direction of the second class, those which depend on the abnormal relation of the arches to each other, have been given the name of protrusion, retrusion, etc. Finally, from the combination of simultaneous existence of several or all the deformities just outlined and classified, there results an arrangement which is termed ENGRENEMENT (interdigitation of the cusps). - "It is one of the most obstinate of the abnormal conditions which dental art has to overcome * * *." - Schange mentions three ways of obtaining space in correcting irregularities. First, by filing, which he disapproved of. Second, extraction, which allows too much space. Third, by the enlargement of the arch. - He also devised a form of anchorage, a marked improvement over the crib of Delabarre, because of its simplicity and smaller size, It consisted of pieces of wire or narrow strips of gold bent to conform closely to the necks of the two or three teeth that it surrounded, with a spur attached to rest on the occlusal surfaces. This space was used primarily to prevent the crib from slipping and irritating the peridental membrane. It thus served a different purpose than the one of Delabarre, in that it was not intended to interfere with occlusion, but for the purpose of anchorage, and in securing the ligatures. - Schange also described three kinds of ligatures-silk, linen or grass line, and fine platinum or gold wires. He was not in favor of metal ligatures, on account of the difficulty of attachment, but preferred the silk or grass line, for they absorbed moisture and required little attention. Numerous appliances were devised by Schange. In connection with these, mention must be made of the screw as used by him. For the first time, we find the screw applied in regulating appliances on a clamp band, although having been used previously, in direct movement of the teeth, as a threaded wire by Delabarre; by Lintott, Carabelli, and others, "the honor of the introduction" (of the screw) "of which has been erroneously divided between Dwinnel of New York, Gaine of England" and Schange of Paris." Weinberger, Orthodontics I, pp.279-283 - see - CHRISTIAN DEMANGE: JEAN MELCHIOR ALEXIS SCHANGE, ORTHODONTISTE DU XIXE SIECLE. These de doctorat: CHIRURGIE DENTAIRE: Lyon 1: 1983 - - Crowley, 1015; Poletti, p.103 (both this 2nd. Ed.only); Waller 10706 (3rd Ed.)

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        Opere scelte di Antonio Canova incise da Réveil e dilucidate da Domenico Anzelmi

      Napoli: C. Batelli e Comp., 1842 - In-folio (38 cm) 216 (100) c. (di tavole). Full leather. Some oxidations. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Scenes De La Vie Privee et Publique Des Animaux: Etudes De Moeurs Contemporaines (2 volumes)

      Paris: J. Hetzel et Paulin, 1842. First Edition. Half Morocco. Very Good. Grandville. Book. 4to - over 9¾. 201 wood engraved plates of anthopomorphic animals, many humorous, all imaginative and winsome. 386 + viii + 390 + vi pp. Interiors are tight and pages are generally clean.Half red leather (only minimal sized corner pieces) with ornamented spines in typical French style of period. Boards have a fair amount of soilage and/or rubbing. Leather spine of volume 1 has repair in upper tip. A bit rough looking along gutter of this volume. Still overall a very good set.

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        Phenomenes Physique De La Vie - Tomes 1 - 4 (Four volumes complete)

      Bailliere 1842 - Complete set of all four volumes of Magendie's Lecons, published 1842 Paris. Uniformly bound in Library cloth from the Birmingham Medical Institute, all in very good condition. Small ink stamp to titles, no other Library markings. Very clean and tight bindings. Scarce [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Supreme Court Justice John McLean urges Secretary of the Navy Abel Upshur to recommend to President John Tyler the appointment of a Midshipman

      Autograph Letter Signed ?John McLean? as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, 1p, 8? x 10?. Cincinnati, April 25, 1842. To Secretary of the Navy Abel Upshur. Endorsements on verso of N.C. Read, Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court, and Geo. P. Torrence, Judge of the 9th Judicial District of Ohio with a note identifying Read and Torrence by Ohio Whig Congressman Nathanael G. Pendleton. Light show through, minor flaws on verso. Fine condition.In full, ?Mr. Gore of this City informs me that his son Daniel Gore Jun. has been recommended for the appointment of Midshipman in the Navy. This youth I understand is promising and well educated for his years. Mr. Gore, the father, constitutes one of a family, which was among the first settlers in this country and is of great respectability and influences. This appointment would be gratifying to a large circle of friends and among others.?John McLean served as Postmaster General in the Cabinets of James Monroe and John Q

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        Morning Line for Albany, Troy, And Intermediate Landings. From the Steamboat Pier, Foot of Barclay-Street. Passage $1,00. The New Low-Pressure Steamboat Troy, Captain A. Gorham

      New York:. 1842.. A decorative broadside advertising "The New Low-Pressure Steamboat Troy, Captain A. Gorham". The fare is listed at a $1 - in 1825, under the Livingston-Fulton monopoly of the North River Steamboat Line, it had been $4. The monopoly was dissolved in 1824 following the landmark Gibbons v. Ogden Supreme Court case, opening New York waters to all competitive steam navigation companies. In 1819 there were only nine steamboats in operation on the Hudson River; by 1840, customers could choose from more than 100 in service. This Steamboat and Captain were advertised at the head of "Benjamin's New Map of the Hudson River, 1844". 9 1/2 x 10 5/8", a sml. closed tear in the top margin through the "g" of "Morning"; a little marked but remarkably good. Handwritten in pen at bottom "Tuesday May 10th" [1842]; with a port view of sidewheel steamer TROY. A handsome piece.

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

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

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        Dramatische Werke. Übers. von Ernst Ortlepp. Neue verb. Aufl. 16 Tle. in 8 Bdn. und 4 Bde. Nachträge. Zus. 12 Bde.

      - Stuttgart, Scheible, Rieger & Sattler 1842 bzw. 1840 (Nachtr.). 8°. Mit 1 Stahlst.-Porträt u. 14 (von 15?) Stahlst.-Frontisp. u. zahlr. Umrissstahlst.-Illustrationen auf Tafeln. Beige Kalbslederbände d.Zt. mit RVergoldung u. 8 schwarzen gemalten Streifen zur Betonung der 4 Bünde, Buntpapierbezug u. farbiger Schnittmarmorierung. Vergl. BMC, Shakespeare 52. - Goedeke XIII, 178, 46 u. 51. - Rümann 521 (nennt nur 13 Stahlst. Für die erste Ausg. von 1838). - Wahrscheinlich fehlt der Vortitel, Titel u. Frontisp. zu Tl. 2. - Ganz vereinzelt minimal stockfl., sonst ein sehr gutes Exemplar in dekorativen Einbänden der kompletten und mit den Nachträgen seltenen Ausgabe. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        GRABADOS DE CATEDRALES ANTIGUAS (EN INGLÉS)

      1842 - Materia: Libro antiguo de arquitectura. Publicación: London; H. G. Bohn., 1842 Descripción: (51 x 36 cm.). 1 grabado doble pagina., portada 32 grabados doble pagina., 1 h (List of plates). Encuadernación holandesa puntas, nervios y dorados en el lomo. Estado de conservación: Perfecto estado de conservación. RSSS1

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        LITOGRAFÍA SIGLO XIX: VISTA EXTERIOR DEL CRUCERO DE LA CATEDRAL DE BURGOS

      - Dibujo de G.P. de Villa-Amil. Lith. Mathieu. Imp. Lemercier, Bernard et Ce, París, 1842/50 Montada sobre passe-partout. Medidas de luz: 338 x 480 mm. Medidas exteriores: 443 x 580 mm.

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        Statistica dell'Italia del Conte L. Serristori.

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

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