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        Die Kriege von 1792 bis 1815 in Europa und Aegypten mit besonderer Berücksichtigung auf die Schlachten Napoleons und seiner Zeit nach den zuverlässigsten Quellen bearbeitet. Band 1 - erster Theil, zweiter Band - zweiter Theil, Dritter Band - Atlas-Band.

      Karlsruhe, Freiburg: Herder 'sche, 1842.. Erstauflage, EA 923 Seiten plus 136 Blatt 4°, Halbleder. ausgesprochen schöne Privatbindung, Goldprägung am Buchrücken, 136 Schlachtpläne und Übersichtskarten teils zweiseitig, alle drei Bände guter Zustand

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchseite]
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        Tower-Rock view on the Mississippi

      Paris, Coblentz and London, 1842. Bodmer and Prince Maximilian set out for St.Louis from Mount Vernon on 18 March 1833 making their way rapidly down the River Ohio and joining the Mississippi on 20 March. On the afternoon of 21 March 1833 their steamer approached a feature known as the Grand Tower (or Tower-Rock), which Maximilian described as an isolated drumlike formation between sixty and eighty feet high. He added that `Mr.Bodmer sketched the Grand Tower and found this place highly interesting and picturesque'. The scene includes the traveller's Ohio paddle-steamer and three Mississippi keel-boats, a form of freight transportation that by the 1830s was fast being replaced by the steamers. Karl Bodmer's images show great versatility and technical virtuosity and give us a uniquely accomplished and detailed picture of a previously little understood (and soon to vanish) way of life. Swiss-born Bodmer was engaged by Prince Maximilian zu Wied-Neuwied (1782-1867) specifically to provide a record of his travels in North America, principally among the Plains Indians. In the company of David Dreidoppel (Prince Maximilian's servant and hunting companion), their travels in North America were to last from 1832 to 1834. They arrived in Boston in July 1832, traveled on to Philadelphia, where they stayed with Napoleon Bonaparte's elder brother Joseph. From here they headed west across Pennsylvania across the Alleghenies to Pittsburgh and the Ohio country, visiting all the important German settlements en route. Their most important stop on their route west was at the utopian colony of New Harmony in Indiana. The Prince spent five months there in the company of some of the countries leading scientific men, and studying all the relevant literature on backcountry America. On 24 March 1833 the party reached St. Louis, Missouri, and the start of the journey into Indian country. Graff 4648; Howes M443a; Pilling 2521; Sabin 47014; Wagner-Camp 76:1. Hand-coloured aquatint engraving by John Outhwaite after Bodmer, blindstamp, issue with no date after English imprint.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        Histoire des papes / crimes ,meurtres , empoisonnements , parricides,adultères, incestes depuis saint pierre jusqu'a gregoire XVI/ 10 tomes en 5 volumes

      Administration de librairie, 1842 grand in8 Reliure demi-basane

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        NIMROD ABROAD. In Two Volumes. (Very Fine Copy in Original Cloth)

      London: Henry Colburn, 1842. "Nimrod" [Apperley, Charles James]. NIMROD ABROAD. In Two Volumes. London: Henry Colburn, 1842. First Edition. An exceedingly fine copy, both volumes tight and bright in original publisher's cloth, gilt. Apperley (1779-1843), who used the nom de plume "Nimrod" as gentlemen weren't supposed to write for sporting newspapers, was the leading sporting writer of his generation. Unlike many sporting writers throughout the 19th Century, he genuinely was a splendid rider, a good judge of horse-flesh and hounds, and indeed a good all-round sportsman who was also a wit and something of a scholar [DNB]. His books are highly prized and rarely found in fine, original condition. Bookplate of Henry C. Taylor. Wolff 173.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fine.

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        VUES ET SOUVENIRS DE L'AMERIQUE DU NORD

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

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Sämmtliche Werke des heiligen Alphons Maria v. Liguori (KONVOLUT aus 30 Bänden) - ERSTE ABTHEILUNG: Ascetische Werke: I. Section: Bd. 1: Die Geheimnisse des Glaubens - Die Menschwerdung/ Bd. 3: Die Geheimnisse des Glaubens (3r Theil)/ Bd. 5: Die Verehrung der Heiligen (2r Theil) - Die Herrlichkeiten Maria's/ Bd. 6: Die Verehrung der Heiligen (3r Theil) - Die Siege der Martyrer/ Bd. 7: Die ewigen Wahrheiten (1r Theil) - Die Vorbereitung zum Tode/ Bd. 8: Die ewigen Wahrheiten (2r Theil) - Der Weg des Heils. Einzelne Betrachtungen über die ewigen Wahrheiten/ Bd. 9: Die christlichen Tugenden und die Mittel, sie zu erlangen/ II. Section: Bd. 1: Gesammelte Predigten (1r Theil)/ Bd. 2: Gesammelte Predigten (2r Theil)/ Bd. 5: Erklärung der Psalmen/ Bd. 6: Die wahre Braut Jesu Christi, oder die, mittelst der dem Ordensstande eigenthümlichen Tugenden geheiligte Ordensperson I/ Bd. 7: Die wahre Braut Jesu Christi, oder die, mittelst der dem Ordensstande eigenthümlichen Tugenden geheiligte Ordensperson II/ ZWEITE ABTHEILUNG: Dogmatische Werke: Bd. 1: Das Concilium von Trient/ Bd. 2: Die Leitung Gottes im Erlösungswerke und neun Abhandlungen, betreffend das ewige Leben/ Bd. 3: Die Wahrheit des Christenthums und die Unfehlbarkeit der Kirche: erster Theil/ Bd. 4: Die Wahrheit des Christenthums und die Unfehlbarkeit der Kirche: zweiter Theil/ Bd. 5: Triumph der heiligen Kirche über alle Irrlehren. Eine Geschichte der Häresien und deren Widerlegung: erster Theil/ DRITTE ABTHEILUNG: Moraltheologische Werke: Bd. 1 - 4: Homo Apostolicus Tomus I - IV (in 2 Bänden)/ Bd. 7: Der Katechet oder populäre Belehrungen über die Beobachtung der zehn Gebote und über den würdigen Empfang der heiligen Sakramente für Priester, die mit der Unterweisung des Volkes beauftragt sind/ Bd. 8/ 9 : Thelogia Moralis Tomus I - II/ Bd. 11/ 12: Thelogia Moralis Tomus IV - V/ Bd. 13: Theologia Moralis VI/ Bd. 14: Theologia Moralis VII/ Bd. 15: Theologia Moralis Tomus VIII. + SUPPLEMENTBAND: Der Briefwechsel des heiligen Alphons.

      G.J. Manz; 1842 - 1847.. je Band zwischen 300 und 600 Seiten; Gebundene Ausgabe. Die hier angebotenen Bände befinden sich in einem (dem Alter entsprechend) ordentlich erhaltenen Zustand; Buchschnitt und Seitenränder alters-/papierbedingt angebräunt/ staubschmutzig; Papier altersbedingt teilweise leicht stockfleckig; Orig.Halbleder; KOMPLETTPREIS für 30 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; ALTSCHRIFT!! Homo Apostolicus und Thoelogia Moralis in LATEINISCHER Sprache!

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        Objections to the project of His Excellency Sir George Gipps , for raising a Loan to be secured on the ordinary Revenue of the Colony; submitted by His Excellency to the Legislative Council of New South Wales, 1841

      Sydney: James Tegg, George Street, 1842. Octavo, 20 pp.; a very good copy in plain brown wrappers. Governor Gipps Under Fire. Scarce attack on Gipps: the final ten pages comprise a protest regarding the New South Wales Legislative Council signed by both John Jamison and John Blaxland. Having unsuccessfully sought English aid in cancelling immigration orders after the expensive rush of bounty immigrants, and after being severely censured for issuing orders in excess of land revenue, Gipps submitted a plan to the Local Legislature 'for raising by Debentures the sum of £200,000, to be secured on, and paid out of the Ordinary Revenue of the Colony, if not satisfied within three years, out of the Land Fund, and bearing interest not exceeding the rate of six per cent. per annum, payable out of the Ordinary Revenue of the Colony…'. This pamphlet sets out the objections to the plan, which was not accepted. Gipps was then forced to draw on the military chest, and when that was exhausted, withdrew government deposits from the banks to meet the deficits already incurred for bounty payments. When all these measures proved inadequate, he finally borrowed £50,000 in debentures, "a daring innovation" (ADB).

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        BIBLIOMANIA; OR BOOK-MADNESS; A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ROMANCE.

      - Illustrated with cuts. New and improved edition, to which are now added preliminary observations, and a supplement including a key to the assumed characters in the drama. Pp. [ii]+xiv+xxxvi+64+618, 4 [of 5] plates plus 3 small mounted cuts, half-title and title page vignettes, numerous text illustrations, decorations and initials, some headings and decorations printed in red, indices; thick roy. 8vo; full brown morocco, lettered and ruled in gilt, lightly worn; t.e.g.; marbled endpapers; early catalogue slip and bookseller's sticker on upper pastedown, bookplate on lower pastedown, a couple of pages faintly creased, scattered light foxing and occasional slight soiling; Chatto & Windus, London, 1842. First combined edition, large paper copy; one of approximately 50 thus. Jackson 19; Windle & Pippin A,11d, noting that the preliminary contents are found in varying orders, and describing this as 'a sometimes confusing book'. *This copy has the 1809 and 1842 title pages, the 'Advertisement' leaves for the 1809, 1842 and 1811 editions (in that order), and the indices bound in at the front; with the portraits of Dibdin, Luther & Melacthon (2 images on one plate), and Dr. Benjamin Heath, plus The Cave of Despair (here placed before The Evening Walk, but more often found at the end, or missing).

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        Metallographie, von C. Brügner bei S. Schropp & Comp., "Übersichts-Karte der Umgebung von Köln Düren Münstereifel Bonn und Brühl".

      . altkol., dat. 1842, 35,5 x 35 ( H). Sehr seltene Karte der Gegend südwestl. von Köln. Im Zentrum der Karte die Gegend von Lechenich - Brühl - Euskirchen. Zeigt ads Gebiet Köln, Königswinter, Meckenheim, Münstereifel, Zülpich, Düren. Unter der Karte die Erklärungen zu den Zeichen. - Die Karte ist in 9 Segmenten auf Leinwand montiert.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Autograph letter signed discussing photography

      1842. <p>Herschel, John F. W. (1792-1871). Autograph letter signed to an unidentified correspondent [Samuel Hunter Christie (1784-1865)]. Collingwood [House, Hawkhurst], December 21, 1842. 3pp. 122 x 98 mm. Very good.</p><p>Excellent letter discussing photographic researches from Sir John Herschel, whose intensive investigations in photography and photochemistry during the late 1830s and early 1840s led to enormous advances in the field in its earliest days. Herschel coined the terms "positive" and "negative," invented new photographic processes and improved existing ones, and experimented with color reproduction.</p><p>Herschel&#39;s letter begins with a discussion of his latest photographic work:</p><p>"Having had 2 days fine sun I have prepared specimens of photographs illustrative of the last paragraphs of my paper about the mercurial preparations and of a process not yet described that results of which if they will keep appear to me of great beauty. May I request you to direct them to be placed on the library table or otherwise submitted for inspection of such members as they may interest on Thursday and then added to the collection of my other specimens in Mr. Robertson&#39;s hands with a request that he will keep them together."</p><p>Herschel refers here to one of the two important papers on photography that he submitted to the Royal Society in 1842: "On the action of the rays of the solar spectrum on vegetable colours, and on some new photographic processes" (Philosophical Transactions 132 [1842]: 181-214) and "On certain improvements on photographic processes described in a former communication, and on the parathermic rays of the solar spectrum" (Philosophical Transactions 133 [1843]: 1-6). These papers discussed Herschel&#39;s photochemical experiments with a wide range of organic and metallic materials, and announced his invention of two new photographic processes: the gold-based chrysotype and the cyanotype, an iron-based method using potassium ferricyanide. This last process, which produces white images on a blue ground directly onto paper, is the ancestor of the modern blueprint. Herschel described the working details of these processes fully in his second paper, to which he is likely referring in the present letter. The "process not yet described" probably refers to Herschel&#39;s experimental and ultimately unsuccessful mercury-based photographic process, which he christened "celanotype." Herschel&#39;s correspondent was mathematician and physicist Samuel Hunter Christie, who made important contributions to the study of magnetism; he served as secretary of the Royal Society from 1837 to 1843. See Schaaf, Out of the Shadows (1992), chs. 3-5 for a detailed discussion of Herschel&#39;s photographic researches, including excerpts from his unpublished scientific notebooks. Hannavy, Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography (2008), p. 655. </p>

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        On the Different Forms of Insanity in Relation to Jurisprudence

      London, 1842. First Edition. Orig. cloth backed bds. A very good copy; paper label abraded; some minor wear to the head of the spine. 8vo.,Prichard&#39;s work had profound influence upon medical and legal comprehension of the insane. He was the first to separate a new group of disorders from the omnibus term &#39;insanity&#39;. This new group of disorders he named moral insanity, i.e., a group of illnesses that manifest themselves by modifying behaviour. The book also presents Prichard&#39;s arguments for introducing the concept of diminished responsibility and irresistable impulse into the legal precedents. Hunter McAlpine 836-&#39;42; Weihofen, Insantiy as a Defense ....

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        Le Jardin des Plantes

      Paris: L. Curmer, 1842. hardcover. fine. Description Complete, Historique et Pittoresque du Museum d&#39;Histoire Naturelle, de la Menagerie, des Serres, des Galleries de Mineralogie et d&#39;Anatomie, et de la Vallee Suisse...Oiseaux, Reptiles, Poissons, Insectes et Crustaces. Profusely illustrated throughout with tissue-protected plates, portraits and plans, a few folding; 33 are hand-colored. 2 very thick imperial 8vo volumes. (6), xxiv, 416; (4), 664pp. Beautifully rebound by Montecot in 3/4 burgundy straight-grained morocco; delicately gilt- tooled spines with raised bands and tan leather labels; marbled endpapers, uncut edges, t.e.g. Paris: L. Curmer, 1842-43. A beautifully illustrated book in an exquisite binding.

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        COLOURED ILLUSTRATIONS OF BRITISH BIRDS AND THEIR EGGS

      Published by G.W. Nickisson, 1842. 1st edition.. Hardback. Nearly Fine. Illustrated by Meyer, H.L.. Nearly fine condition with no wrapper. 7 volumes dated 1842-1850, green leather spines and corners. Gilt titles, decorations and raised bands to spine. Marbled boards and endpapers. Top edges gilt. 432 beautiful plates of birds and their eggs, most hand-coloured. All plates present as listed. Small marginal repairs to two index pages at rear of volume VII. Spines very slightly sunned. Corners very slightly bumped. Bookplate of Alington to front pastedowns. Light foxing to prelims. Tissue guards missing from four plates. Plates and contents beautifully bright and clean. A superb set. [S]

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        Erinnerungen aus und an Frankreich. 2 Bände. Titel, 236 S.; Titel, 290 S., 2 Bl. Anzeigen. Bedruckte Orig.-Broschuren (fleckig, Rücken etwas lädiert und mit Bibliotheksschildchen).

      Berlin, Duncker, 1842.. . Erste Ausgabe der unterhaltsamen Schilderungen der reiselustigen Gräfin, selten. - Titel mit Stempel der Bibliothek Krassow-Divitz. Gebrauchsspuren, unbeschnitten. - Pataky I 304.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Braecklein]
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        Zeitschrift für Kirchenrechts- und Pastoralwissenschaft.

      Regensburg. Joseph Manz.1842-48.. 3 Bde., mit je 3 Teilen. Komplett. 21,5 x 14 cm. In verschiedenen Einbänden der Zeit. Mit Bibliotheksaufkleber und leichten Gebrauchsspuren.. Eduard Seitz (11. Mai 1810 zu Dorheim bei Friedberg (Hessen) - 28. September 1868 zu Darmstaddt) war Jurist. Nachdem er die Gymnasialstudien in Mainz zurückgelegt hatt, studierte er von 1831 an in Göttingen, von 1833 an in Gießen die Rechte, wurde 1835 Dr. juris, trat in Mainz in die juristische Gerichtspraxis ein, war Accesssist in Nidda und Darmstadt und habilitirte sich im J. 1840 als Privatdocent in Gießen, wurde 1844 (12.Jan.) Assessor mit Stimme beim Stadtgericht, 21. Januar 1848 Assessor mit Stimme beim Hofgericht daselbst, 1. Mai 1850 in gleicher Eigenschaft nach Darmstadt versetzt, 31. August 1851 Rath am dortigen Hofgericht, 17. September 1853 Generalstaatsprocurator am Obergericht zu Mainz, 21. Januar 1866 zur Wiederherstellung seiner Gesundheit in Ruhestand versetzt, 15. August 1867 zum Generalstaatsprocurator am Oberappell.- und Cassationshofe in Darmstadt, ernannt. - Seitz war ein höchst ehrenwerther Mann von strenger Rechtlichkeit und Sittlichkeit. Seiner kirchlichen Ueberzeugung nach stand er auf streng römisch-katholischem Standpunkte, wie das in seinen Schriften sich auch ausprägt, seiner politischen nach auf dem sogen. großdeutschen. Aber er war zugleich ein guter Patriot, pflichttreuer Beamter und kein Fanatiker, persönlich durchaus liebenswürdig.; - Bibliotheksexemplare mit Stempel, Papier leicht gebräunt und stellenweise leicht braunfl., bei Band I Besitzvermerk überklebt auf Titelblatt. - Selten !.

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        Trio [No. 3 in A major] for Piano, Violin and Violoncello. Op. 124. Autograph musical manuscript full score

      . 2 pp. Oblong folio. The first 27 bars of the Scherzo on one page and the final 7 bars of the Andante on the other. With a sketch of the opening 5 bars of the violin part to the Scherzo at the conclusion of the second movement. Headed in another hand: "Manuscript von Louis Spohr. Bruchstück aus dem dritten Trio für Piano, Violine und Cello componiert 1842." Somewhat browned, a bit heavier to edges and folds; creased and very slightly abriaded along folds; several small edge tears and very small holes, just touching notation.. Göthel locates autograph manuscripts of sections of this work in Kassel and Braunschweig. The first edition was published in 1843 by Schuberth. Spohr, a friend and contemporary of Beethoven and Weber, was a successful composer, conductor and violinist. He held various notable posts, including that of Kapellmeister in Kassel. His works were performed extensively throughout Europe and he was second only to Mendelssohn in popularity in England. His method for violin is still highly regarded and his chamber music remains very miuch a part of the standard repertoire. Spohr was "regarded by many contemporaries as worthy of a place beside Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven in the pantheon of the greatest composers... Mozart's Figaro and Wagner's Tristan were both composed during [his] lifetime; his own work looks, Janus-like, towards both the formalism and clarity of the Classical tradition, and the structural and harmonic experimentation associated with 19th-century Romanticism..." "... In 1836 Spohr married Carl Pfeiffer's 28-year-old sister Marianne, a gifted amateur pianist who stimulated him to compose a series of chamber works with piano, for which he had written little up to that time; these included the three duos concertants for violin and piano (1836-7), the five piano trios (1841-9), the Piano Quintet (1845) and the Septet (1853)." Clive Brown in Grove online

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        Taschen-Kalender für das Jahr 1842. (Vortitel: Theater Costum die Puritaner für das Jahr 1842). Augsburg, J. Bloßfeld (1841). 57 x 38 mm. 18 Bll., mit illustr. lithogr. Titel u. 6 altkolor. lithogr. Kostümtafeln, Goldschn., roter Ldr. d. Zt. mit Lasche u. goldgepr. Deckelbeschriftung "Zum neuen Jahr".

      . . Sehr seltener Miniaturkalender (über KVK kein Ex. nachweisbar).- Durchgehend in Rot und Schwarz gedruckt; Innendeckel mit mont. Spiegel und aufklappbarem Fach.- Enth. neben dem Kalendarium eine Seite "Jahresrechnung" u. 7 Seiten "Finsternisse".- Die 6 Tafeln zeigen Theaterkostüme zu der von Giacomo Meyerbeer vertonten Oper "Les Huguenots" von Eugene Scribe, welche in der Übersetzung von Ignaz Franz Castelli unter dem Titel "Die Anglikaner und Puritaner" erschienen ist.- Vorsatz mit hs. Widmung, Titel verso mit Steuerstempel, Ebd. etw. berieben.# Very rare Augsburg miniature calendar with lithographed title and 6 contemporary colored lithographed plates.- The plates show costumes for the opera "Les Huguenots" by Giacomo Meyerbeer.- Binding slightly rubbed.

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        La petite chouannerie : ou, Histoire d&#39;un college breton sous l&#39;Empire

      Londres: Moxon, 1842. 1st Edition. Very good copy in later gilt-blocked vellum with gilt borders to front and rear panels. Gilt raised bands over contrasting red leather with gilt-blocked title and spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Publisher and publication date gilt-blocked to lower spine. Marginal scattered foxing throughout. Minor, generalized wear to the bands and panel edges. Remains uncommonly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Physical desc.: 398 p. ; 22 cm. Subject: College de Vannes. Chouans. Language: French.

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        Die frech bedräute, jedoch wunderbar befreite Bibel oder: der Triumph des Glaubens:

      Neumünster bei Zürich: Joh. Fr. Heß,, 1842. das ist: schreckliche, jedoch wahrhafte und erkleckliche Historia von dem weiland Licentiaten Bruno Bauer; wie selbiger vom Teufel verführet, vom reinen Glauben abgefallen, Oberteufel geworden und endlich kräftiglich entsetzet ist; christliches Heldengedicht in vier Gesängen. Duodecimo, pp. 48. Original printed wrappers. Housed in a black quarter morocco slipcase by the Chelsea Bindery. Wrappers very slightly soiled, single wormhole through most of the work yet only occasionally touching a letter, a little very light foxing, an excellent copy of this very rare work in unrestored original condition. First edition of the parodic poem that includes Engels&#39;s first published portrait of his future collaborator, Karl Marx. Extremely rare: no copy at auction, including German, since 1955; OCLC locates only four copies in libraries worldwide, all in Germany and Switzerland; no copy in the British Library, no copy in North America. In spring 1839 Engels had read David Strauss&#39;s Das Leben Jesu, and by winter 1840 had acquainted himself with Hegel&#39;s Philosophy of History. In 1841 he was (like Karl Marx) a member of the Young Hegelian club known as Die Freien. Although he had not yet formed a friendship with Marx, they were both formulating their own positions by breaking with the prevailing influence of Bruno Bauer. Writing here in collaboration with Bauer&#39;s younger brother Edgar, Engels achieves in this comic poem complex levels of satire and parody, both literary and philosophical. Engels&#39;s ironic use of parody, similar in form to Marx&#39;s use of Hegel as both the voice and the target of his satiric epigrams of 1837, was a popular mode among Young Hegelians at this time. As parody, it is itself an imitation of the parodistic style used by Bauer in 1841 to defend the radical Hegel in Die Posaune des jüngsten Gerichts über Hegel, den Atheisten und Antichristen. Similarly David Strauss, in an earlier attack on Bauer, had used this form of ironic identification with the object of his criticism. The short title of Engels&#39;s satire, Triumph des Glaubens, is reminiscent of a farce written in 1817 by the Graf von Platen, entitled Sieg der Gläubigen (Victory of the Believers), which had satirised orthodox theology and revelation. Engels also employs Goethe&#39;s Faust to ambiguous effect, transforming the battle for Faust&#39;s soul between God and the devil into a battle between pietists and Left Hegelians for the soul of the philosopher Bauer. Engels devotes eight lines of his poem to a caricature of Marx, describing him as "a swarthy chap from Trier", and emphasizing his furious energy. Shortly after this publication Engels escaped the inward-looking Young Hegelian circle by leaving Germany to work in his father&#39;s Manchester textile firm. However he and Marx would later reutilise this satiric use of parody in their first joint work, Die heilige Familie (The Holy Family), 1845.

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        Voyage dans la Russie Méridionale & la Crimée, par la Hongrie, la Valachie & la Moldavie exécuté en 1837 &#133; Atlas de 95 Planches coloriées d&#39;histoire naturelle

      Paris: Ernest Bourdin,, 1842. Folio (438 × 300 mm) Contemporary half calf on marbled boards, rebacked with the original spine laid down, red and green morocco labels, edges sprinkled red. A total of 95 maps and plates: 83 superb coloured and tinted plates, without the group of phrenological plates listed by Nissen, but including 4 coloured geological sections uncalled for; part-coloured folding map of the entire region, and a larger, highly-detailed folding map of the Crimea with route inked in in red, 2 folding geological maps, one of them coloured, and 8 uncoloured maps relating to the carboniferous rocks around Donetsk. Ex-Royal Society of Scotland library with their device gilt to the spine only, a little rubbed and scuffed, some foxing and browning, and occasional marginal soiling near the large folding maps, a couple of plates with short, neatly repaired splits, but on the whole a clean and sound copy. First edition of this highly uncommon natural history atlas. The make-up of this plate volume seems to vary from copy to copy: the present copy contains 79 of the plates called for by Nissen, including the superb ichthyological and amphibian suites, together with a group of geological plates and maps including four coloured plates of sections, and ten maps, two of them folding and coloured; and also includes the large folding map of the Crimea often found to be lacking from the topographical volume. Anatolii Demidov (1812-1870) or, as his name was westernized, Anatole de Demidoff, was the son of Paul Grigoryevich Demidov (1738-1821), a distinguished traveller and benefactor of Russian scientific education. This scientific expedition through southern Russia and the Crimea was sponsored by Anatolii to the tune of half a million francs. He gathered a team of experts under the leadership of Frédéric Le Play, including Raffet as official artist, and the critic Jean Janin to compile the official account, published in four volumes 1840-2. Demidov had hoped that this publication would put him back in favour with the tsar, who was unhappy with his decision to settle in France. However, the almost entirely French composition of the expedition team inevitably militated against this outcome.

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        Jahrbücher des Vereins von Alterthumsfreunden im Rheinlande. Folgen 1-15 (1842-1850), gebunden in 5 Bänden.,

      Bonn, gedruckt auf Kosten des Vereins (bei Marcus u.a.), 1842-1850. - Je Folge ca. 200 - 400 Seiten (zus. ca. 4000 Seiten). Mit zahlreichen teils gefaltenen Tafeln in Lithographie. *Enthält die ersten 15 Bände der großen Zeitschrift, die bis 2002 erschien (später unter dem Titel "Bonner Jahrbücher", die frühen Jahrgänge sind recht selten. - Vorliegend ein schönes Exemplar in hübschen zeitgenössischen Halbledereinbänden. Text wie fast immer (papierbedingt) teilweise gebräunt, ansonsten sehr gut erhalten und dekorativ gebunden. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 4000 Gebunden in 5 uniformen Halblederbänden der Zeit auf je 4 Bünden mit Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vermischte historische Sammlungen.: Herausgegeben unter Leitung des vaterländischen Vereins zu Stade zum Vortheil des Krankenhauses daselbst.

      Stade, Vaterländischer Verein, 1842-1845. - 3 Bände. 8°. VIII, 610 S.; 622 S.,VIII, 1 Bl.; VI, 650 S. Pappbände der Zeit mit Rückenschildern, (leicht berieben) Erste Ausgabe. - Loewe 403. - Enthält einen Teil der Aufsätze aus der von Pratje 1757-1762 herausgegebenen Zeitschrift: &#132;Altes und Neues aus den Herzogthümern Bremen und Verden", und damit die Wiedergabe zahlreicher Quellen und Dokumente zur Regionalgeschichte. - Leicht braunfleckig, Ex-Libris in Bd. 1, kleiner Namensstempel auf Vorsatz. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Complete View of the Dress and Habits of the People of England from the Establishment of the Saxons in Britain to the Present Time: Illustrated by Engravings Taken from the Most Authentic Remains of Antiquity, To which is Prefixed an Introduction, Containing a General Description of the Ancient Habits in Use Among Mankind, From the Earliest Period of Time to the Conclusion of the Seventh Century. (Two Volumes)

      Henry G. Bohn, London 1842 -

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        THE WAVERLEY NOVELS Abbotsford Edition in 12 Volumes

      Robert Cadell [&] Houlston & Stoneman, 1842 - 1847.. Abbotsford extra illustrated edition. 12 vols. Tall 8vo. Contemporary full polished tree calf, elaborately gilt tooled raised-ribbed spines with red and green labels, all edges gilt and marbled endpapers with gilt tooled inner dentelles (some vols with small abrasions to boards and rubbed headcaps, spines with small darkened patches - otherwise a bright VG set by J. Low of Chancery Lane). Pp. various, illus throughout with b&w engraved plates and woodcuts in text (some plates spotted; no inscriptions). .

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        REPORT ON THE DINNER GIVEN TO CHARLES DICKENS, IN BOSTON, FEBRUARY 1, 1842 ... MOST OF THEIR SPEECHES REVISED BY THEIR AUTHORS

      Boston: William Crosby and Company 1842.. 66pp. 12mo. Gilt calf and marbled boards, a.e.g. Binding worn and boards neatly detached, internally very good, bound without wrappers. First edition, Dickens&#39;s speech on the occasion appears on pp. 10-15, in company with the toasts, greetings or messages by the Danas (both elder and younger), Holmes, and many others. Uncommon. BAL 4437, 633, 8735(n), etc. ECKEL, p.233. GIMBEL B112. WILSON II:480. CURRIER & TILTON, p.560.

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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 (610 x 456 mm). 6 vols. [Holy Land:] Lithogr. portrait of Roberts by C. Baugniet, 3 hand-coloured lithogr. titles, 120 hand-coloured lithogr. plates, all drawn on stone by Louis Haghe after David Roberts. [Egypt:] 3 hand-coloured lithogr. titles, 121 hand-coloured lithogr. plates, all drawn on stone by Louis Haghe after David Roberts, 1 engr. map. Contemp. citron morocco, bound by J. Wright, covers panelled in gilt, spines with raised bands in seven compartments, morocco lettering pieces in the 2nd and 3rd, the others with an overall repeat decoration in gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges.. An extraordinary set, comprising both of Roberts' monumental works on the Middle East, both in their first and most desirable hand-coloured deluxe issues. Bound in magnificent uniform citron morocco by John Wright of London. "One of the most important and elaborate ventures of nineteenth-century publishing and [...] the apotheosis of the tinted lithograph" (Abbey, p. 341), these works were originally published in three states: as an ordinary tinted edition, a hand-coloured de luxe issue in loose proofs, and - combining the virtues of both - the almost unobtainable hand-coloured and bound de luxe issue (as here), which the publisher Moon offered at the tenfold price of the regular one. 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. Both artists exhibited at the Society of British Artists, Royal Academy and British Institution, and by 1830 Roberts was firmly established as a topographical artist and was able to give up his work in the theatre. 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. - Coloured sets of Roberts are generally encountered with the lithographs trimmed, coloured and mounted on card, in imitation of the original watercolours. The present set, by contrast, is comprised of the regular tinted lithographed issue but with very fine contemporary hand colouring. The palette of colouring is consistent with the colouring of the "on card" issue, and the strictly contemporary binding confirms the age of the hand colouring. This set is beautifully bound by John Wright of London in a rather unusual and striking full citron morocco. Flourishing between 1830 and 1860, Wright was among the most fashionable of London binders in this important period. Ramsden refers to Wright as "a binder of the highest order" (Ramsden, London Book Binders, p. 154). Exceedingly rare thus; a copy in the second state as described above (hand-coloured but unbound in loose sheets) commanded $242,500 at Christie's in 2012. - Provenance: the Duke of Northumberland (Property of His Grace, The Duke of Northumberland, Books from Berkeley Castle sold by order of the Trustee of the Earl of Berkeley Will Trust, Sotheby's London, 8-9 May 1986, lot 335). - 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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        Bildnis eines Farbigen, Büste en face mit Zylinder.

      . Bleistift, grau laviert, auf gelblichem Karton, links unten signiert "G. Schöbl", verso bezeichnet "Franz. Soldat". 31,5:22,5 cm. Provenienz: Sammlung Adolf Gruis, Berlin (nicht bei Lugt). Der verso nur noch schwach erkennbare Verlagsstempel deutet darauf hin, daß es sich bei der Zeichnung um eine Druckvorlage handelt.. Schöbel hat sich hauptsächlich autodidaktisch gebildet. Beeinflußt wurde er von P. Meyerheim (1842-1915) und A. Menzel (1815-1905) und war als Historienmaler und Illustrator tätig.

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        History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution in MDCCLXXXIX to the Restoration of the Bourbons in MDCCCXV

      Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1842. hardcover. near fine. 10 volumes. 8vo, beautifully bound in full contemporary dark brown diced calf; gilt-stamped spines with black and red leather labels; marbled endpapers and page edges. Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1842. Fifth edition. A near fine set in a lovely binding.

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        Tod des heiligen Nikolaus von Myra.

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

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        New Zealand and the New Zealand Company

      London: Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper, 1842. Slim octavo, 63 pp., fine in green crushed half morocco by Sangorski, gilt. A masterly analysis of the New Zealand Company. An important early account of the New Zealand Company. The author had arrived in Wellington in 1840 in command of the Aurora, bringing the first settlers of the New Zealand Company. Heale had a long career in the country, including serving as a Surveyor and Judge of the Native Land Court. &#39;His carefully prepared criticism of the company&#39;s scheme, it&#39;s haste, disregard for settlers&#39; interests and concern for profit, is a masterly analysis of the first two years of operation&#39; (NZNB).

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        En Digters Bazar.

      . 1. udg. Kbhvn. 1842. 579 + (2 errata) s. Gennemgaende rent og paent eksemplar indbundet i nyere halvlaeder med gulddekorationer i gammel stil. Överste hjörne pa de förste 3 blade bortklippet (ca.1 cm). Modern halfleather in old style. First 3 pages with a little cut in upper right corner. * BFN 417..

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        Plan des vom 5. bis 8. Mai eingeäscherten Stadttheils von Hamburg und deren Wiederaufbau durch Rath- und Bürgerschluß beliebt am 1. Sept. 1842. Teilkolorierte Lithographie von Speckter

      Hamburg, Hoffmann & Campe, 1842.. Bildgröße: 33,5 x 50,5 cm mit schmalem weißen Außenrand ( Blattgröße: 34,5 x 52 cm ) Detailreicher Plan der über die abgebrannten Straßenzüge und Gebäude leicht rot eingefärbt die Neubausituation wiedergibt. Das Blatt leicht gebräunt, gering fleckig bzw. leicht stockfleckig, 1 hinterlegter Einriß über ca. 5 cm an der Oberkante, ein kleiner Einriß an dre rechten Außenseite. ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

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

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

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        Ungarns Anschluss an den deutschen Zollverband. Votum von Ludwig v. Kossuth. Aus dem Ungarischen des "Pesti Hirlap" übertragen von G. St(ettner)

      Leipzig, Wilhelm Einhorn 1842.. V, 58 S. Bedruckter Orig.-Umschlag. Seltene und bedeutsame Schrift des ungarischen Nationalhelden Lajos Kossuth (1802-1894). Kossuth verbrachte 1837-1840 in Festungshaft aufgrund der verbotenen Veröffentlichung der Sitzungsprotokolle der Landtagssitzungen und Komitatsversammlungen, was ihm als Hochverrat ausgelegt wurde. Nach seiner Entlassung gab er die nationalliberale Zeitung Pesti Hirlap heraus, aus der vorliegende Artikel stammen. Kossuth, stark von den ökonomischen Theorien des Friedrich List beeinflusst, betrachtet das Für und Wider von allen Seiten und votiert aus nationalen und nationalökonomischen Gründen gegen den Freihandel in Mitteleuropa. Ein Hauptargument stellt die weitere Germanisierung Ungarns und die Schwächung des sich gerade entwickelnden Mittelstandes dar. - Gebräunt. Unbeschnittenes, insgesamt sehr gutes Exemplar!

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        Set of Six Native American Chiefs and Warriors.

      Daniel Rice and J.G. Clarke Philadelphia -44? 1842 - Six original hand-coloured lithographed plates from History of the Indian Tribes of North America. Mounted, framed and glazed. Overall sizes 61.5 x 49.5 cm. Thomas McKenny, formerly a director in the Office of Indian Affairs, together with James Hall, a lawyer and writer on the west, embarked on the publication of these lithographs as a way of providing a true visual representation of a fast vanishing culture. The fine coloured illustrations are taken from the work of the artist Charles Bird King who, where possible, painted the subjects from life in his Washington studio, or otherwise re-worked paintings after the watercolours of the artist James Otto Lewis, who had produced an earlier, albeit, cruder, series of lithographs. Only four of the original oil paintings survive (the rest having been destroyed in the Smithsonian fire of 1865), so these lithographs provide the sole remaining likenesses for some of the leading native American leaders of the early nineteenth century. History of the Indian Tribes of North America was the most elaborate publication in the United States up to that time. Howes M129; cf. Sabin 43410a.

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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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        SCENES DE LA VIE PRIVEE ET PUBLIQUE DES ANIMAUX (In Two Volumes)

      Paris: J. Hetzel et Paulin, 1842. 2 Volumes. 4 pl., 386p, [6]; 390, [6]. Half-titles present. Illustrated with 201 wood-engraved plates, head & tailpieces & vignettes after designs by Grandville. In the original green cloth. Spines and boards gilt lettered, with designs in gilt after Grandville. Cloth expertly restored at head and foot, also at joints and some edges. Boards are clean and very attractive, gilt is strong and bright. Front hinges starting. Both volumes are tight and square. Contents very clean, with minimal foxing or thumbing. A sharp set in the original cloth binding. . First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine.

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        Almira&#39;s Curse; Or, The Black Tower Of Bransdorf. A Romance

      London: Edward Lloyd and G. Purkess. Very Good; Edges rubbed. Lacks original wrappers. Foxing.. 1842. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Penny Dreadful bound from parts, 25 in total. Half-bound in calf with marbled paper sides. Gilt titles and rules to spine. Red speckled edges. Summers 229p. Kirkpatrick 20p. ; 198 pages .

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        Chart of Part of the N.W. Coast of Australia by Phillip P. King , Commander, R.N. 1818.19.20.21.22, Sheet V. With additions by Commanders Wickham and Stokes 1838 & 1842

      London: Admiralty Hydrographic Office, after, 1842. Engraved map measuring 589 x 880 mm., a fine copy backed on linen. Striking Admiralty chart prepared by Captain Phillip Parker King from his survey voyages of 1818-22 and revised with information from the Beagle survey of northern Australian waters during 1837-42. This map covers the vast coastline from Cape Ford to the Lacepédè Islands and is from a series of eight charts mapping the northern and west coasts of Australia. It is a lasting testament King&#39;s commitment to completing the mapping of the Australian continent, and so completing the work of Cook and Flinders. First published in June 1825, this chart was prepared by King from the results of his four expeditions to chart to northernmost coast of Australia between 1818 and 1822 as commander of the Mermaid and Bathurst. The first expedition sailed in December 1817 carrying the botanist Allan Cunningham and surveyor John Septimus Roe. Two further voyages in the Mermaid ensued in the following years, culminating in that of the Bathurst during 1821-22. In addition to the invaluable mapping of these remote and treacherous waters, King&#39;s expedition yielded a bounty of information on the natural history and Aboriginal tribes of the region. This edition of King&#39;s chart is revised with additions from the Beagle surveys of northern Australian waters during 1837-42, commanded first by John Clements Wickham and later by John Lort Stokes. Both men served under King aboard the Beagle during the South American surveys of 1827 to 1830, and later accompanied Robert FitzRoy and Charles Darwin on their famous voyage of discovery 1833-36. Detailed and finely engraved, the chart is the work of John Walker and his likewise named son, engravers to the Admiralty (John Walker senior was long favoured by Dalrymple on account of the finesse of his work). It bears the stamp of "D. Wald Admiralty Agent Port Adelaide.

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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&#39;s urgent need to receive the vocal and instrumental parts for Handel&#39;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 &#145;Lobgesang&#146; and Handel&#39;s Israel in Egypt.& & Mendelssohn&#39;s &#145;Lobgesang&#146; symphony-cantata received its première 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&#39;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&#39;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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        New Government House, Sydney

      Sydney: J.S. Prout, 1842. Lithographic view, 185 x 295 mm; lacking margins, mounted. 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&#39;s Land in January 1844 where he worked for four years before returning to England.

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