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        ILLUSTRATIONS Of MASTER HUMPHREY'S CLOCK In Seventy Plates, Designed and Etched on Steel. By Thomas Sibson. The Old Curiosity Shop. -- Barnaby Rudge.

      Robert Tyas,, London: 1842 - T.p. with wood engraved vignette. 72 steel engravings, with many of the tissue guards still present. Originally published serially, this volume contains the 2 additional plates ["He Came, He Said, To Conquer or To Die" & "The Barber Relating the History of the Deaf Gentleman's Pipe", both found at the end of this book] published via that fashion which were not included in the formally published volume edition, cf. Gimbel H1154. Rubs to marbled paper on boards. Evidence of removed bookplate. Light to moderate foxing. A VG copy. Period brown half sheep with marbled paper boards, eps & edges. Elaborate gilt decorated spine. Joints & tips professionally refurbished. Royal 8vo. 10-1/8" x 6-3/8". 1st edition, BFTP (Gimbel H1153). 8 pp of text. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Péhriska-Rúhpa. A Minatarre or big-bellied Indian

      Paris, Coblenz and London 1842 - A very rare proof before letters. There are two distinct states of this image: one with three small figures in the mid-ground to the right of the main figure, and a second where these figures have been removed A powerful portrait of Péhriska-Rúhpa ('Two Ravens') presents the warrior and chief of the Hidatsa as a figure of great dignity. He adopts an attitude that would have been familiar to all men of power and rank, his worth displayed symbolically in his clothing and adornment. His shirt is trimmed with bands of bright yellow quillwork, elaborately fringed with ermine, locks of human hair and dyed horsehair. He wears a striped woolen breechclout and quilled leggings of deer skin. Around his neck is a necklace of bear claws, fastened to an otter-skin band and spaced with blue and white beads. Symbols of great wealth, these necklaces were made from the foreclaws of grizzly bears, preferably from animals taken in the spring when the claws were large comparatively unworn and showing white tips. A decorated buffalo robe over one shoulder and arm, Péhriska-Rúhpa holds his decorated pipe in the crook of his other arm. This is one of Bodmer's masterpieces of portraiture, and was carried out during the travellers' winter stop-over at Fort Clark in 1833-1834 Karl Bodmer's images show great versatility and technical virtuosity and give us a uniquely accomplished and detailed picture of a previously little understood (and soon to vanish) way of life. Swiss-born Bodmer was engaged by Prince Maximilian zu Wied-Neuwied (1782-1867) specifically to provide a record of his travels in North America, principally among the Plains Indians. In the company of David Dreidoppel (Prince Maximilian's servant and hunting companion), their travels in North America were to last from 1832 to 1834. Well-armed with information and advice, the party finally left St.Louis, on the most important stage of their travels, aboard the steamer Yellow Stone on April 10 1833. They proceeded up the treacherous Missouri River along the line of forts established by the American Fur Company. At Bellevue they encountered their first Indians, then went on to make contact with the Sioux tribe, learning of and recording their little known ceremonial dances and powerful pride and dignity. Transferring from the Yellow Stone to another steamer, the Assiniboin, they continued to Fort Clark, visiting there the Mandan, Mintari and Crow tribes, then the Assiniboins at Fort Union, the main base of the American Fur Company. On a necessarily much smaller vessel they journeyed through the extraordinary geological scenery of that section of the Missouri to Fort Mackenzie in Montana, establishing a cautious friendship with the fearsome Blackfeet. From this, the westernmost point reached, it was considered too dangerous to continue and the return journey downstream began. The winter brought its own difficulties and discomforts, but Bodmer was still able to execute numerous studies of villages, dances and especially the people, who were often both intrigued and delighted by his work. The portraits are particularly notable for their capturing of individual personalities, as well as forming a primary account of what were to become virtually lost cultures. Graff 4648; Howes M443a; Pilling 2521; Sabin 47014; Wagner-Camp 76:1. Aquatint engraving by Paul Legrand after Bodmer, proof before all letters, state with three figures in the background. Some light spotting. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Chess Player's Chronicle

      R Hastings, London 1842 - viii+376 pages with diagrams and index. Octavo (8 3/4" x 5 3/4") bound in period cloth with blind stamped covers with gilt insignia, and gilt decoration and lettering to spine. Volume III. (Betts: 7-1) First edition. The Chess Player's Chronicle, founded by Howard Staunton and extant from 1841–56 and 1859–62, was the world's first successful English-language magazine devoted exclusively to chess. Various unrelated but identically or similarly named publications were published until 1902. The earliest chess magazine in any language was the French Le Palamède, published in 1836-39 and 1842-47. In 1837 George Walker introduced an English-language magazine, the Philidorian, that was devoted to "chess and other scientific games". Only six issues of it were published, and it "expired in May, 1838". The Chess Player's Chronicle became the first successful English-language chess magazine. In 1840 or 1841 Staunton bought the fortnightly magazine The British Miscellany and Chess Player's Chronicle. In 1841 it became The Chess Player's Chronicle. In 1843, the Chess Player's Chronicle became a shilling monthly magazine. Staunton "made the inclusion of a large number of games by himself and other leading players of the day a special feature" of the magazine. He also used the magazine as a forum for attacking others. Staunton was the owner and editor of the magazine until the early 1850s, when he sold it to R.B. O'Brien. O'Brien became editor of the magazine, but was unable to continue its success and discontinued it in 1856 because of financial losses and his own illness. It reappeared in 1859 under the editorship of Ignatz Kolisch, Zytogorski, and Josef Kling, but survived only until July 1862. Thereafter, a number of magazines appeared with the same or similar name (such as Chess Players' Chronicle) appeared. Arthur Skipworth, assisted by William Wayte and Charles Ranken, wrote The Chess Players' Quarterly Chronicle, which was published in York from February 1868 to December 1871. Skipworth, who had left Bilsdale for Tetford Rectory, Horncastle, and John Wisker became the editors of the new The Chess Players' Chronicle in February 1872. Johann Löwenthal began writing for it in 1873. The magazine ran until 1875. In January 1876, it was succeeded by The Chess Player's Chronicle, whose editor-in-chief was J. Jenkin of Helensburgh. Its editorial staff consisted of Jenkin, Skipworth, Ranken, Wayte, and Andrew Hunter of Glasgow. Billed as a "monthly record of provincial chess", it was published at Glasgow, costing sixpence. Its short run under Jenkin's editorship was marked by xenophobia. The February issue stated that the West End Club had "cleared away the disturbing foreign element which infected the Divan" and referring to Wilhelm Steinitz as "the hot-headed little Austrian". Its third and last issue was published in March. The magazine reappeared in January 1877. It was now under Ranken's editorship, assisted by J. Crum, G. B. Fraser, Skipworth, and Wayte. The first issue apologized for "certain offensive statements and insinuations, seriously affecting the honor of some eminent players", and explained that some members of the present editorial staff had only contributed games and other inoffensive material to it in 1875. Ranken continued to edit the magazine until September 1880. In 1881, the title was enlarged to The Chess Player's Chronicle, and Journal of Indoor and Outdoor Sports, and "the magazine's importance in the chess world was no longer the same". None of these magazines compared in quality with what Staunton had achieved, and the success of the British Chess Magazine, by the turn of the century a superb magazine, put an end to the title in 1902. Condition: Corners bumped, earlier owner's stamp to title, some pencil notations through out, recased with original spine and new end papers, some foxing to back pages else a very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Description of the Genus Pinus, with directions relative to the cultivation, and remarks on the uses of the several species: also descriptions of many other new species of the family Coniferae. Plates

      James Bohn, London 1842 - Expertly bound to style in half purple morocco over original purple cloth covered boards, flat spine in six compartments, lettered in the second and third, the others with a repeat overall decoration in gilt A fine copy of Lambert's masterpiece: the ultimate edition, including spectacular plates after Ferdinand Bauer. Only a few copies of this edition, published by James Bohn, appear to have been printed and no other copies are listed as having sold at auction in the past twenty-five years. It was the first edition to gather all the plates into a single large-format volume (with a separate octavo text volume not present here) thus eliminating any possibility of problems with the text offsetting onto the image area. The majority of the plates are after Ferdinand Bauer, who with his brother Franz "may well claim to be the greatest of all botanical draughtsmen. Their skill in execution of detail is miraculous, yet they never lost sight of the wood for the trees; everything is understood, balanced, controlled . The splendid illustrations to [the present work] . deeply impressed Goethe . The botanical draughtsman was no longer the mere recorder of floral beauty; he now had the more difficult task of serving both Art and Science" (Great Flower Books, p.37). The earliest edition of this work, with the fewest number of plates, was published in two volumes between 1803 and 1824. It then appeared in various formats with varying numbers of plates until the Bohn issue of 1842. According to Henrey the largest number of plates found is 103 in a 3-volume folio edition published by George White between 1837 and 1842 (although Nissen gives a plate total of 117 for the same edition). The present example has one more plate than the Lindley Library copy described by Henrey. Lambert's work is of primary importance as a record of the genus Pinus, and is often cited in subsequent works. However as Renkema and Ardagh point out, the somewhat haphazard way in which the work was published means that these citations are often contradictory and to gain a full understanding of the information given by Lambert it is essential to have access to not just one but all of the main editions, culminating with the present work. Great Flower Books (1990) p.111; Henrey III, 925; cf. H.W. Renkema & J. Ardagh 'Aylmer Bourke Lambert and his "Description of the genus Pinus"' in Journal Linnaean Society London, Botany (1930) vol.48, pp.439-466; cf. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 4146. (21 1/2 x 14 5/8 inches). 93 hand-coloured engraved plates (including 7 plates of views of trees in landscapes, 86 plates of botanical details,) after Ferdinand Bauer, J. Sowerby, J.T. Hart and others, engraved by Warner, Mackenzie, J. Sowerby, E.S. Weddell, Quiroz and others. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Winter Village of the Minatarres

      London, Paris, Coblenz 1842 - Karl Bodmer Winter Village of the Minatarres from Travels in the Interior of North America London, Paris, Coblenz: 1836-42 Hand-colored aquatint engraving Paper size approximately 17 1/2” x 22 1/2” 26” x 28 1/2” framed Karl Bodmer was a little-known Swiss painter when he was chosen by Prince Maximilian of Prussia to accompany his voyage to America, in order to document in pictorial terms the expedition. With the rest of Maximilian’s company, the two traveled among the Plains Indians from 1832 to 1834, a time when the Plains and the Rockies were still virtually unknown. They arrived in the West before acculturation had begun to change the lives of the Indians, and Bodmer, who was a protegé of the great naturalist von Humbolt, brought a trained ethnologist’s eye to the task. The Bodmer/Maximilian collaboration produced a record of their expedition that is incontestably the finest early graphic study of the Plains tribes. Maximilian and Bodmer journeyed from St. Louis up the Missouri River on the American Fur Company steamboat “Yellowstone,” stopping at a series of forts built by the Fur Company and meeting their first Indians at Bellevue. The travelers continued on another steamboat, “Assiniboin,” to Fort Union, where they met the Crees and Assiniboins. The expedition spent its first winter at Fort Clark, where the Mandans in particular excited Bodmer’s attention, although he was also to draw the Minatarri and Crow peoples. The explorers continued by keelboat to Fort Mackenzie, which proved to be the westernmost point of their journey. After living among and studying the Blackfeet for several weeks, Maximilian decided that it was too dangerous to continue, so the travelers returned southward, reaching St. Louis in May 1834. After the conclusion of the journey, Bodmer spent four years in Paris supervising the production of the aquatints made from his drawings. These prints rank with the finest Western art in any medium, and they are the most complete record of the Plains Indians before the epidemics of the mid-19th century had decimated their numbers, and before the white man’s expansion had taken their lands. In contrast to other artist-explorers of the 19th century, such as George Catlin, Bodmer was well-trained in the classic European tradition. The work that he did in America is considered to be the high point of a distinguished career. Perhaps more significant, the plates made from Bodmer's sketches were the first truly accurate images of the Plains Indians to reach the general public. Because the 1837 smallpox epidemic killed more than half the Blackfeet and almost all the Mandans, Bodmer’s visually striking work, together with prince Maximilian’s detailed studies of these tribes, form the primary accounts of what became virtually lost cultures. These spectacular and atmospheric images are important and beautiful records of the landscape of the American West as it appeared when Bodmer saw it, just before westward expansion took hold and began the indelible transformation of the frontier.

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        Démonstrations évangéliques de Tertullien, Origène, Eusèbe, S. Augustin, Descartes, Montaigne, Bacon, Grotius, Richelieu, Arnauld, Newton, Pascal, Pelisson, de Choiseul-du-Plessis-Praslin, Nicole, etc. Traduites, pour la plupart, des diverses langues dans lesquelles elles avaient été écrites. Reproduitent intégralement non par extraits. Annotées et publiées par M. l?Abbé M(igne), éditeur des cours complets. 16 volumes.

      chez l?éditeur 1842-1843, Paris - Petit-Montrouge, - cartonnage papier marbré, pièce de titre rouge au dos, tranches non rognées.Tome 13 coiffe endomagée, autrement série en bon état dans l?ensemble.

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        A Welcome Refreshment

      - Heywood Hardy (1842-1923) “A Welcomed Refreshment” Signed lower left: “Haywood Hardy” Oil on canvas 26.5" x 17.25" 32.5" x 23.5" Framed Haywood Hardy (1801-1878) was a distinguished painter of equestrian and hunting scenes, as well as a talented portraitist. Hardy was born in Chichester, England, into a family of artists. His father, James Hardy, Sr., was a respected landscape painter, and his older brother, James Hardy, Jr., was a painter of horses and dogs, often in English and Scottish Highland hunting scenes. Hardy left home at the age of 17 and began painting animals in Keynsham, though he did not initially find success. Later, Hardy went to Paris where he studied under the battle painter Pielse at the École des Beaux-Arts. In 1870, after a brief stint in Antwerp, Hardy moved to St. John’s Wood, London, a neighborhood overflowing with artists, and shared a studio with the painter Briton Riviere (1840-1920). His career began to flourish, as Hardy was commissioned to paint portraits at well known estates as well as sporting scenes and animal studies. It was at this time that Hardy began to focus on genre subjects as well. Additionally, he worked as an illustrator, contributing to The Illustrated London News, and The Graphic Magazine, as well as began producing etchings of his works. Heywood Hardy was honored with memberships to a number of societies including the Royal Society of Painters and Etchers, the Royal Institute of Oil Painters and the Royal Society of Portrait Painters. He also became an Associate of the Royal Watercolour Society. This work is a fine example of Heywood Hardy’s remarkable skill at genre paintings. Hardy combines his sensitivity for drawing animals with his love for everyday life. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Kay's Portraits: A Series of Original Portraits and Caricature Etchings. 2 volumes

      Hugh Paton, Edinburgh 1842 - 429pp, ix, 468pp xi, + 331 plates. 331 b/w hand-pressed plates, some folding. Early edition without additional plates. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed and bumped with corner and edge wear. Split to external joint of volume I but boards holding. Marbled endpapers. Inner hinges reinforced. Occasional light foxing and marking within. 331 plates present. One folding plate with tape repair to rear [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Meklenburg in Bildern. Redigirt und mit erlaeuterndem Texte begleitet.

      Rostock, Tiedemann, (1842-1845).. 19,5 x 14 cm. 2 Bl., 68, 64, 64, 64 S., 2 Bl. Mit lithogr. Haupttitel, 4 lithogr. Zwischentiteln mit kleinen Ansichten und 96 altkolor. lithogr. Tafeln. Späterer Pgt.. Engelmann 671 (nur Tle. I und II); Lipperheide Dfm 1; Colas 1881. - Die Tafeln in prachtvollem, teils eiweißgehöhten Kolorit, zeigen Ansichten, Uniformen, Kostüme, Trachten und Porträts der mecklenburgischen Herrscher. - Unter den Ansichten u.a. Dargun, Bad Doberan, Gadebusch, Güstrow, Malchin, Malchow, Neubrandenburg, Parchim, Plau, Ratzeburg, Ribnitz, Rostock, Schwerin, Teterow, Warnemünde und Wismer. Ferner mehrere Burgen, Schlösser und Klöster. - Der Einband etwas aufgewölbt. Titel von Band 1 verso gestempelt, ein Textblatt und eine Tafel mit hinterlegten Einrissen. - Komplett und vollständig altkoloriert wie hier, sehr selten.

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        Les mystères de Paris.

      - New York, Bureaux de la Semaine Littéraire, ¿1842?-1843, 33 x 24,5 cm., holandesa piel de época algo rozada, portada + 312 págs. a dos columnas. (Rarísima edición de esta obra publicada en 39 fascículos como suplemento del "Courrier des Etats-Unis", periódico en lengua francesa editado por emigrantes de ese país. Posiblemente se editó de forma casi simultánea a la primera edición de esta obra publicada en París por "Le Journals des Débats" entre Junio de 1842 y Octubre de 1943. Los primeros 30 números se publicaron sin indicar el año de publicación, apareciendo 1843 a partir del número 31). NOVELAS

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        Das Innere der St. Gertruden-Capelle. Altkolorierte Lithographie von Otto Speckter.

      Hamburg, Hoffmann & Campe, 1842.. Bildgröße: 29,5 x 20,5 cm / Blattgröße: 40,5 x 31,5 cm. Das Blatt in der Darstellung gering fleckig, der weiße Außenrand etwas stock- und fingerfleckig. ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

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        THE WATERLOO COURSING MEETING

      Thomas Agnew & Messrs. Ackermann, Manchester & London 1842 - A grand group portrait of a aristocratic coursing party near Liverpool The event was known as the Waterloo Cup Coursing Meeting, and it took place on the Sefton Estate at Altcar near Liverpool. Depicted among the participants are the Earl and Countess of Sefton, Lord Douglas and Lord Eglinton. A reviewer commented on the fine drawing of the greyhounds, and in fact the whole ensemble of sportsmen and women, horses and dogs are beautifully rendered by Ansdell. Richard Ansdell (1815-1885) was a native of Liverpool. He established himself as one of the best painters of country life and sport and soon had a national reputation. This led him to move to London in 1847 where he enjoyed continued success adding portraiture to his repertoire. Samuel William Reynolds, Jr. (1794-1872) was the son of and successor to S. W. Reynolds. They were both engravers of the highest order. Engraved on heavy wove paper, sheet: 24 3/4 x 43 1/4 inches with publisher's blind stamp.

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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 - 923 Seiten plus 136 Blatt ausgesprochen schöne Privatbindung, Goldprägung am Buchrücken, 136 Schlachtpläne und Übersichtskarten teils zweiseitig, alle drei Bände guter Zustand Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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.

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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.

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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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        Lizars' Edinburgh Geographical General Atlas.

      Edinburgh: W. H. Lizars, [?1842]. - Folio, (19 ¼ x 13 inches). (Title and index leaves a bit spotted). 68 double-page lithographed maps, numbered 1 to 31 and 33 to 69 (no number 32), original hand coloring in outline; engraved plate (some separation at folds, slight spotting). Modern burgundy half morocco, original publisher's ribbon-embossed cloth, gilt roll borders, the spine in six compartments with five raised bands, gilt-lettered in one and stamped in the rest (extremities bumped, one or two surface abrasions). Provenance: From the distinguished library of Christopher Henry Beaumont Pease, Lord Wardington (1924-2005), his sale, Sotheby's, October 10, 2006. A COMPREHENSIVE WORLD ATLAS WITH TWO MAPS SHOWING THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS. First edition. The maps of the United States and Mexico both show the Republic of Texas, which existed as a sovereign state from 1836 to 1846. The Republic was forged in the aftermath of armed revolt against Mexico, which included the famous battles of the Alamo and San Jacinto. The young republic's claimed borders included present-day Texas, along with portions of New Mexico, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, and Wyoming. The new government was similar to that of the United States, with a House, Senate, Presidency, and Supreme Court. The United States Congress passed a bill authorizing the annexation of Texas on February 28, 1845. U.S. President John Tyler signed the bill on March 1, which set the date for annexation as December 29 of that year. On October 13, Texas voters approved the annexation offer and state constitution, which contained an endorsement of the slave trade. The U.S. Congress subsequently accepted the constitution and made Texas a U.S. state on the same day the annexation took effect. A key motivation for accepting annexation was the huge debts the government of Texas had incurred. In 185, the federal government agreed to assume the debt in return for cession of all Texas-claimed territory in Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Wyoming. Philips Atlases 782. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. Bookseller Inventory #72MMS149. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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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.

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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.

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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 -

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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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). .

      [Bookseller: Rothwell & Dunworth Ltd]
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