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        The Meet.; The Return from the Hunt. from a Painting by W.J. Shayer

      William Spooner, London 1842 - A marvellously atmospheric pair of images after paintings by the Sussex-born artist, William Shayer. The first plate ably captures slightly nervous bonhomie with which the members of the hunt greet each other. One rider blows his horn as the pack with the hunt servants make their way through a small hamlet and up the hill towards the meeting place. On the skyline of the hill on the left a further group of riders can be seen making their way towards the meeting point. The hounds in the right foreground are alert, their flags in the air and keen to go off. The second plate presents a bucolic scene: at the end of a successful day in the field, members of the hunt gather outside a local pub, the landlord serves stirrup cup whilst the riders smoke and discuss the day's sport. In the mid-ground the pack is led back to the kennels by the huntsman, followed by a couple of riders and a gentleman lucky enough to have his carriage ready to convey him homewards. Sold as a pair. A pair of lithographs, coloured by hand, 'drawn by J.H. Lynch'. (Expert marginal repairs, margin of first plate with imprint shaved. Both prints re-backed).

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        A Critical Inquiry into Antient Armor as it existed in Europe Volumes two and three

      John Dowding. Very Good. 1842. Very Good. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: No Jacket) Two volumes of three. Large half leather over boards. 39cm. . .

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        Mouth of the Fox River (Indiana)

      Paris, Coblenz and London 1842 - A highly evocative view of the confluence of the Fox and Wabash Rivers: the almost pre-Columbian scene is shown at sunset, the final red light of the sun adding an ochre wash to the entire scene. Cattle drink from their watering-place on the opposite bank, a flock of Carolina Parrakeets settles down noisily at the roost for the night, beneath a Bald Eagle perches watchfully: all this is allied with the untamed nature of the landscape and gives us a view of America as it was before the arrival of the white man. Prince Maximilian's health had suffered on the journey out to New Harmony, and during November and December 1832, whilst he recovered, Bodmer and Dreidoppel made many excursions along the rivers in search of zoological specimens. On 6 December 1832 Maximilian was sufficiently recovered to accompany them and as he recorded in his journal `Mr. Bodmer made a drawing from an interesting landscape, the estuary of the Fox River into the Wabash', he goes on, the water was `clear and dark green' and the surrounding forest of `colossal Plantanus trees were shining white in the densely tangled thicket'. 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 country's 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 Himely after Bodmer, issue with no imprint line and with no English title, blindstamp. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Warrant. In the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope

      Cape Town, South Africa: 20 August, 1842. Printed warrant form, large folio sheet 550 by 430 mm., completed in manuscript, old folds with some slight damage, signed by Sir John Wylde; framed. Very rare printed warrant form, for use in the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope for transportation to New South Wales. This example has been completed in detailed manuscript regarding the transportation of Private Booy Piet, court-martialled for desertion and the theft of his equipment. Piet's sentence was seven years, and it is particularly interesting to note that the printed form has been amended in manuscript to specify that he be sent to Van Diemen's Land rather than New South Wales (transportation to New South Wales was suspended in 1840, although not formally abolished for another decade). Piet came out to Van Diemen's Land on board the Cape Packet, sailing on 10 October 1842 from Cape Town and arriving in Hobart on 24 November. The Cape Packet is linked with the ill-fated Waterloo, a convict transport that was wrecked at Table Bay, Cape Town in late August of the same year (see Bateson, The Convict Ships, pp. 283-90). Of the 220 male convicts that had boarded the Waterloo at Sheerness, an estimated 72 survived. Bateson notes that the Cape Packet took these survivors to Australia, as well as three prisoners sentenced at the Cape to transportation; it can be assumed that Booy Piet would have been one of these. Booy Piet's convict record held in the Archives Office of Tasmania records him as being a laborer who could not read or write, of dark complexion, curly black hair, high cheekbones, broad nose and black eyes and eyebrows. There are two offences with sentences noted before he was released from the first stage probation on 24 January 1845. Also noted is that he died in hospital in Hobart Town, 28 August 1845. The warrant is signed by Sir John Wylde, former deputy judge advocate in Sydney (1816-25), and chief justice of the Cape of Good Hope from 1827 to 1855. Wylde had a controversial career in Australia, criticised by Bigge, avoided by Macquarie, and finally removed by Brisbane, but he was heavily involved in the Australian judicial system at an important period of its history.

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        England's Exiles; or, a View of a System of Instruction and Discipline, as carried into effect during the voyage to the Penal Colonies of Australia

      London: Darton and Clark, 1842. Small octavo, 238 pp., the first few leaves with very minor dampstaining to bottom margin; generally very good in the original printer's green cloth, rather scuffed. The health of convicts on convict transports. Important book by Browning building on his experience as a Surgeon on board convict transports, most notably the Elphinstone which arrived in Hobart in 1836. Colin Arrott Browning (1791-1856) was appointed an assistant surgeon in the navy in 1813, and surgeon less than four years later. Well educated - he took his degree from Edinburgh University Medical College in 1825 - he first visited Australia in the convict ship Surry (arrived Sydney, 1831) and later served in a similar capacity in the Arab (Hobart, 1834), Elphinstone (Hobart, 1836), Margaret (Sydney, 1840), Tortoise (Hobart, 1842), Earl Grey (Hobart, 1843), Mount Stewart Elphinstone (Hobart, 1845) and Hashemy (Sydney, 1849). 'A kindly and religious man but restricted and narrow in outlook, [he] protested against sick prisoners being embarked and complained of the quantity and quality of the medicines and medical comforts placed in convict ships. He was attentive in the medical care of the prisoners and sought to further their education' (ADB). It was in this work that Browning really explained the nature of the reforms he was proposing, with a view to future surgeon-superintendents having a much more coherent and sensible plan to follow, rather than the very modest instructions with which he had been favoured. In his preface Browning does suggest that he has seen evidence that some reforms of the nature explained here had recently been adopted in some ships conveying female convicts. Browning could not be accused of lacking piety, but the present work does provide a well-considered and argued account of overdue reforms to the practice of transportation, and was published in time to be of some impact on the last twenty years or so of ships being sent to Australia. Throughout there are glimpses of life on board based on his own experiences. An appendix deals with preventative medicine: hygiene, clothing, diet, exercise.

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        Going to a Fair [Plate I Hunters and hacks]; Going to a Fair [Plate II Cart horses]

      Messrs. Fores, London 1842 - A very fine pair of prints from "Fores's Road Scenes" series, here showing strings of finely observed horses on their way to a horse fair. Cooper Henderson "was educated at Brighton and then Winchester before studying rather idly for the Bar and enjoying a European tour with his father and elder brother, John. While his father and brother sketched panoramas.Cooper Henderson found, to him, more interesting subjects among the coaches, carriages and postillions 'on the road'. On Christmas Eve, 1829, he was married secretly to Charlotte By (then aged sixteen), the daughter of a Thames lighterman. Disapproving of the marriage, his father gave him a small allowance and told him to leave London. Thrown mainly onto his own resources, Cooper Henderson moved to Bracknell in Berkshire and started to paint for his living. He was quickly successful and his pictures of coaches and coaching are well known, being more accurate and lively than those of his near contemporary, James Pollard. He soon received sufficient commissions to afford to return to London where he was reconciled with his parents" (Charles Lane, British Racing Prints, p.119). Charles Lane, Cooper Henderson and the Open Road, p.101; Siltzer p.137. Aquatint engraving, coloured by hand, by J. Harris.

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        Tyrol: Trente et Inspruck.

      Desenne, Paris. 1842 - L’opera contiene sei finissime incisioni tirate su carta giapponese applicate su tavola e quattro legni. Quattro incisioni e un legno riguardano Trento. Formato: 176 p., [10] c. di tav., 31 cm, m.p. mod. Buono, piccola gora alle ultime carte.

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        NARRATIVE OF THE LATE EXPEDITION TO SYRIA, UNDER THE COMMAND OF ADMIRAL THE HON. SIR ROBERT STOPFORD, ..... Comprising an account of the Capture of Gebail, Tripoli, and Tyre; Storming of Sidon; Battle of Calat-Meidan; Bombardment and Capture of St. Jean D'Acre,

      London: Henry Colburn , Publisher, Great Marlborough Street., 1842. First edition. 8vo. 2 volumes: viii, (4), 301, (8, publisher's catalogue); v, (3), 312 pp. Lithographed frontispiece portraits, map, plan, and five lithographed or wood-engraved plates. Blackmer sale 850: "Hunter was present on board H.M.S. Dido during various scenes of action in the Anglo-Egyptian war in Syria in 1840. A British-Turkish military force invaded Lebanon in September, 1840, in order to force Mehmet Ali to return Syria to Ottoman rule and to abandon his dangerous attempts to partition the Ottoman Empire." Some light foxing to portraits and ads, but a very good copy. Original blue cloth, stamped in blind, gilt spine titles. (#6312)

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        Mássika, Saki Indian. Wakusáee, Musquake Indian

      Paris, Coblenz and London 1842 - A fine double portrait of these warriors from the Sauk (or Sac) and Fox (Mesquaki, Muskake or Muskwaki) Tribes. Both men are shown half length and were apparently sketched by Bodmer on 27 and 28 March 1833 in St. Louis, Missouri, during the two week period when final arrangements were made for the travelers' journey up the Missouri River. Mássika (`Turtle') was one of a number of Sauk and Fox who came to St. Louis to try to arrange the release of Black Hawk, a Sauk chief, who had engaged in a series of running battles with the US Army before being defeated and captured on 3 August 1832. 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. Hand-coloured aquatint engraving by Hürlimann after Bodmer, blindstamp.

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        Norway, and Her Laplanders, in 1841: With a Few Hints to the Salmon Fisher

      London John Murray 1842. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed. Upper joint carcked. Wear to spine head. Library stamp and blind stamp to title and several text leaves. Contents bright and firm First Edition Brown hardback embossed cloth cover 230mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). 318pp + 8pp catalogue.

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        A Ramble in Malta and Sicily, in the Autumn of 1841

      London: Tyler & Reed for Smith, Elder & Co, 1842. Royal octavo, chromolithographic additional title by Angas, printed by M. and N. Hanhart, engraved dedication plate, 12 tinted lithographic plates by Angas, two wood-engraved illustrations; plates a little spotted else very good in original green cloth, all edges gilt. Angas' first illustrated work. First edition of Angas' first illustrated work, published the year before he sailed for Australia. This is a subscriber's copy, signed John Abraham on the front free endpaper: there are one hundred and seventy-nine names (including 'Abraham, J. Esq.') on the list of subscribers, and one hundred and ninety-seven copies subscribed for. Angas early showed an interest in natural history and art, but as a young man took a place in a London office. He studied under the natural history artist Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, thanking the latter's 'new and infallible system' of drawing in the introduction to this work. In August 1841 he left on a tour of the Mediterranean, returning in November, and publishing this account of the trip less than a year later. The work features a handsome series of twelve lithographic plates, taken from his own sketches from nature and drawn by him on the stone. The letterpress is taken from Angas' journal and shows his lively and inquisitive imagination, as well as giving many descriptive details of the pictures. Now surprisingly rare, the Ramble shows Angas coming to maturity as an artist, and makes an important addition to any collection of Australian illustrated books.

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        A Journey in the Northern Island of New Zealand?

      George Rolwegan, Hobart Town 1842 - Duodecimo, 206 pp. including appendices; a little modest foxing yet a very good uncut copy in attractive recent green polished half calf. Dedicated to Lady Franklin. Scarce Hobart printed account of New Zealand travels. This copy has an interesting presentation inscription to the publisher's wife 'Mrs. Rolwegan, with the author's kind regards.' Hocken recommends the quality of Wade's descriptive account while the NZNB applauds it as 'a work of present day rarity and textual value'. Reverend Wade came to New Zealand with William Colenso as a superintendent of the press. He served for six years as a missionary in New Zealand before being installed as the minister of Harrington Street Chapel in Hobart. While serving in Hobart Wade evidently became acquainted with the Franklins, as his account is dedicated, with permission, to Lady Franklin (who also personally subscribed for 6 copies). The 'Appendix gives list of New Zealand plants furnished by Allan Cunningham, with excellent list of their native names' (Hocken).

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        Observations on the Poetics of Aristotle , by Metastasio... with a biographical notice of the author

      Sydney: Kemp & Fairfax, 1842. Small quarto; original embossed cloth boards with dark green calf spine gilt, partially unopened, fine. Perhaps the earliest philosophical work printed in Sydney? Rare, and very fine: a presentation copy (inscribed on the front endpaper to Walter Wrottersley "from the translator") of an unusual publication for this period in Australia, a translation of an obscure commentary on Aristotle. Almost nothing of a philosophical bent was published in Australia before the 1850s and the creation of the Universities of Sydney and Melbourne. Elwin says that he translated part of the eighteenth-century writer Metastasio's critical observations on the Poetics in order to place "such portion as appeared to be likely to engage the attention, as well from the nature of the immediate topic, as from the spirited manner in which it is treated… within reach of the English reader". Metastasio, or Pietro Antonio Domenico Trapassi, is best known today because Mozart used his "La Clemenzo di Tito" as the basis for his libretto. Ferguson originally entered the translator as Elwin Hastings, but the Addenda notes that his identity as Hastings Elwin was established by an inscribed presentation copy offered by Henry Cork, London, Cat. 5 (1929) No. 294. Hastings Elwin was a rather grand figure, friend of the poet Thomas Moore, elected to the NSW Legislative Council in 1843.

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        Wasserfall in den Alpen bei Innsbruck.

      1842. Öl auf Leinwand, links unten signiert und datiert "F.C. Kiaerskou 1842.", verso bezeichnet "i Noerheden af Inspruck F C Kiaerskou 1842.". 34,5:49 cm. Mit Vergolderrahmen. Mit zwei kleinen Retuschen, sonst gut erhalten.. Nach einem Studium an der Kopenhagener Akademie besuchte Kiaerskou die Malschulen von Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg (1783-1853) und Johann Ludwig Gebhard Lund (1777-1867), um sich als Landschaftsmaler auszubilden. Er unternahm von 1840-43 Reisen innerhalb Deutschlands und in die bayerischen und Tiroler Alpen, wo er zahlreiche Skizzen anfertigte, die er für spätere Gemälde nutzte. Die vorliegende, eindrucksvolle Landschaft entstand vor seiner Rückkehr nach Dänemark.

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

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

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        Ruine der St. Nicolaikirche. Transport des Sarges von Jobst v. Overbeck.Altkolorierrte Lithographie durch Speckter nach Martin Gensler.

      Hamburg, Hoffmann & Campe, 1842.. Bildgröße: 30,5 x 22,5 cm / Blattgröße: 41,5 x 31 cm. Das Blatt in der Darstellung gering fleckig, der weiße Außenrand etwas stock- und fingerfleckig. ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

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        Praktikale zeevaartkunde en theoretische kennis, voor handel en scheepvaart.

      Amsterdam, Wed. G. Hulst van Keulen, 1842. 2 volumes. 4to. Contemporary half calf, spines gilt. With 121 engraved plates after P. Le Comte by D.Veelwaard. VIII,313 pp.* First edition. - Standard work on Dutch sailing ships, with detailed plates. - Very fine clean copy.Cat. NHSM II, p.757.

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        Wasserfall in den Alpen bei Innsbruck.

      1842. Öl auf Leinwand, links unten signiert und datiert "F.C. Kiaerskou 1842.", verso bezeichnet "i Noerheden af Inspruck F C Kiaerskou 1842.". 34,5:49 cm. Mit Vergolderrahmen. Mit zwei kleinen Retuschen, sonst gut erhalten.. Nach einem Studium an der Kopenhagener Akademie besuchte Kiaerskou die Malschulen von Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg (1783-1853) und Johann Ludwig Gebhard Lund (1777-1867), um sich als Landschaftsmaler auszubilden. Er unternahm von 1840-43 Reisen innerhalb Deutschlands und in die bayerischen und Tiroler Alpen, wo er zahlreiche Skizzen anfertigte, die er für spätere Gemälde nutzte. Die vorliegende, eindrucksvolle Landschaft entstand vor seiner Rückkehr nach Dänemark.

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        Observations on the Poetics of Aristotle , by Metastasio? with a biographical notice of the author?

      Kemp & Fairfax, Sydney 1842 - Small quarto; original embossed cloth boards with dark green calf spine gilt, partially unopened, fine. Perhaps the earliest philosophical work printed in Sydney? Rare, and very fine: a presentation copy (inscribed on the front endpaper to Walter Wrottersley "from the translator") of an unusual publication for this period in Australia, a translation of an obscure commentary on Aristotle. Almost nothing of a philosophical bent was published in Australia before the 1850s and the creation of the Universities of Sydney and Melbourne. Elwin says that he translated part of the eighteenth-century writer Metastasio's critical observations on the Poetics in order to place "such portion as appeared to be likely to engage the attention, as well from the nature of the immediate topic, as from the spirited manner in which it is treated? within reach of the English reader". Metastasio, or Pietro Antonio Domenico Trapassi, is best known today because Mozart used his "La Clemenzo di Tito" as the basis for his libretto. Ferguson originally entered the translator as Elwin Hastings, but the Addenda notes that his identity as Hastings Elwin was established by an inscribed presentation copy offered by Henry Cork, London, Cat. 5 (1929) No. 294. Hastings Elwin was a rather grand figure, friend of the poet Thomas Moore, elected to the NSW Legislative Council in 1843. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vue de Khoum PL. 35

      Bertauts, Paris 1842 - From the Series L'Orient, Image Size : 170x270 (mm), 6.75x10.625 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 355x410 (mm), 14x16.125 (Inches), Black & White, Lithograph

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        Autograph letter signed to Joseph Pentland

      London, 1842. <p>" I Hope to Hatch a Lovely Monster." <p>Owen, Richard (1804-92). Autograph letter signed to Joseph Pentland (1793-1873). [London,] College of Surgeons, Nov. 9, 1842. 3-1/2pp. 182 x 113 mm. Fine.</p><p>Owen&#39;s letter discusses his award of a civil list pension of £200 per year from the British government, an event that marked "a major step up the social ladder for Owen" (Rupke, Richard Owen, p. 52). Owen received his first notification of the honor in a letter dated 1 November 1842 from British Prime Minister Robert Peel. He responded to Peel&#39;s letter the same day, but was still waiting for official confirmation at the time he wrote the present letter to Pentland:</p><p>"As I never see a newspaper your congratulations startled me: but both Mrs. Owen & myself esteem the kindness which prompted them. I have, it is true, been honor&#39;d by a gracious letter of 3 pages & a half from the Premier, proposing with my consent to name me for the Civil List, &c., but beyond that nothing official has yet reached me: & I only trust, for the honor of physiology, that it is intended to give it the same reward as Chemistry has received in the person of Faraday & astronomy in that of Airy."</p><p>In the last phrase Owen was echoing his friend and fellow paleontologist William Buckland, who in January 1842 had sent a letter to Peel recommending Owen for a civil list pension and comparing his national reputation as a scientist to those of Michael Faraday, John Dalton and astronomer George Biddle Airy.</p><p>In a postscript Owen touched on his important researches on the giant extinct ground sloths of South America:</p><p>"I have a grand memoir on the sloths, clearing up all the doubts about Megatherium, &c. I have been in a Mylodontal [&#133;] for 3 months, and hope to hatch a lovely monster."</p><p>The "grand memoir" refers to Owen&#39;s Description of the Skeleton of an Extinct Giant Sloth (1842), an anatomical study of the mylodon skeleton donated to the College of Surgeons in 1841 by Woodbine Parish, Britain&#39;s chargé d&#39;affaires at Buenos Aires. In his paper Owen used "a detailed description of form . . . to infer function, eating habits and habitat" (Rupke, p. 129), defending Cuvier&#39;s and Buckland&#39;s correct claim that the mylodon was indeed a herbivorous sloth and not an insect-eating armadillo-like creature, as some had argued. Owen&#39;s correspondent, Joseph Pentland, was a geographer and naturalist who had studied with Cuvier. Pentland helped to survey a large portion of the Bolivian Andes in 1826 and 1827, and served as British Consul-General in Bolivia from 1836-39.</p>

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        Autograph letter signed to Nathaniel Bowditch

      New Haven, 1842. New Haven, 1842. <p>Silliman, Benjamin (1779-1864). Autograph letter signed to Nathaniel Bowditch (1773-1838). 2pp. plus integral address leaf. New Haven, Sept. 5, 1842. 252 x 196 mm. Lightly creased, small portion of address leaf torn away where seal was broken, light soiling along folds but very good. Docketed.</p><p>From chemist and geologist Benjamin Silliman, one of the first American professors of science (at Yale University), founding faculty member of the Yale Medical School and the first to distill petroleum; to mathematician Nathaniel Bowditch, author of The New American Practical Navigator (1802 and subsequent editions to the present), often described as the founder of modern maritime navigation. In the letter Silliman inquires after the health of the wife of his friend Charles Thomas Jackson (1805-80), the Boston chemist and geologist best known for his role in the development of surgical anesthesia (1846). Silliman&#39;s letter reads in part:</p><p>"You are doubtless acquainted with the fact that your neighbor Mrs. Jackson was taken some months since with delirium--which her husband led us to hope was only symptomatic of a fever . . . As we are a long time without information-as Dr. Jackson is probably on his geological survey in New Hampshire & as we have been informed that the ladies of the family are or have been in attendance on Mrs. Jackson in Charlestown I take the liberty to enquire of you whether this interesting friend is restored to her right reason and also in other aspects recovered . . ."</p><p>Jackson had been appointed state geologist for New Hampshire in 1840 and at the time Silliman wrote this letter was engaged in a geological survey of that state. Jackson&#39;s wife, nee Susan Bridge, was a native of Charlestown, a neighborhood in Boston. Wolfe & Patterson, Charles Thomas Jackson: "The Head behind the Hands" (2007), p. 73.</p>

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        Carlo Andrea, conte Pozzo di Borgo (Alata, Aiaccio 1764 - Parigi 1842)

      - Insieme di due documenti manoscritti in lingua francese riguardanti il conte Pozzo di Borgo. Entrambi i fascicoli sono del Notaio A. Biesta di Parigi con sue firme autografe. A. Testament de M. le Comte Charles André Pozzo di Borgo 14 aout 1839. 16 pagine in-8. B. Dépot juidiciaire du Testament et des codicilles olographes de Mr. le Duc Pozzo di Borgo. 21 février 1879. 24 pagine in-4. Unito volumetto a stampa tit. Notice sur le Chateau de la Punta Pozzo di Borgo (Ajaccio 1899); 8 pagg. in-8, leg. cartone. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Malerische Ansichten von Hessen. Mit 41 Ansichten auf 36 Stahlstichtafeln.

      Kassel & Leipzig, Theodor Fischer, 1842.. Gr.-8°, 267 SS., bedruckte Originalumschläge (Rücken etwas lädiert, Umschläge mit kleinen Randläsuren). In 13 losen Lieferungen. Durchgehend unterschiedlich, teils stärker stockfleckig, auch die Tafeln, einige aber auch fleckenfrei. Das Malerische und Romantische Deutschland, Supplementband. U.a. mit Ansichten von Bad Herseld, Eschwege, Fulda, Gelnhausen, Kassel, Marburg und Witzenhausen. [SW-Hessen].

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        Ein weibliches Herz. Dramatisches Gedicht in fünf Akten. Stuttgart 1842, Cotta'sche Verlag. 230 Seiten + Druckfehleranzeiger. Widmung des Autors auf Vorsatzpapier.

      . Kl.-8°. Sehr dekorativer Ganzledereinband mit dreiseitigem Goldschnitt. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar.

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        Le Patissier Pittoresque, composé et dessiné par M. Antonin Careme, de Paris. Contenant cent vingt-cinq planches gravées au trait, dont cent-dix représenten une variété de modéles de pavillons, rotondes, temples, ruines, tours, belvédères, forts, casscades, fontaines, maisons de plaisance, chaumières, moulins et hermitages; précédè d'un Traité des cinq ordres d'Architecture, selon Vignole; auquel on a joint des détails des ordres Cariatide, Paestum, Égyptien, Chinois et Gothique; tirés du Parallèle des Monumens antiques et modernes.

      J. Renourde & Cie. - Mansut - Tresse - Maison,, Paris, 1842 - Paris, J. Renourde & Cie. - Mansut - Tresse - Maison, 1842. 8°. V + 66 S. + 125 Tafeln. Priv. HLd. der Zeit. 3. Édition revue, très augmentée. (3. durchgesehene, stark verm. Aufl.) In franz. Sprache. Mit dem gestochenen Titel und allen 125 Tafeln, sowie dem Stempel "Carême" gegenüber dem Titel. Vicaire, 145. - Besitzsign. u. priv. Widm. a. V., kl. Besitz-St. a. T., Ebd. etw. berieben, stockfleckig. - Câreme, (1784 - 1833), war einer der bedeutendsten Köche seiner Zeit, der wesentlich zur Vollendung der klassischen französischen Küche beitrug. Seine berufliche Karriere begann er bereits mit neun Jahren als Garkoch. Eine Ausbildung als Konditor und dann als Koch schloss sich an. Laut neuesten Forschungen hatte er auch eine Ausbildung zum Architekten. Carême entwickelte sich dabei zum großen Kochkünstler und Fachautor, der eine neue kulinarische und gastronomische Epoche einleitete und als einer der berühmtesten Köche zu Ruhm gelangte. Er diente unter anderem dem englischen König Georg IV., Zar Alexander I. und Kaiser Franz I. von Österreich. (Zitat) - Die Tafeln nach Zeichnungen von Câreme, zeigen phantasievolle architektonische Monumente für Kuchen und Konfekt: wie chinesisches, perisches, arabisches, gotisches etc. Pavillon, attische Ruine, ägyptische Kascade, Turm von Rhodos, italienisches Haus, Pariser Einsiedelei und vieles mehr. Französisch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Collected Works by the Camden Society

      - London - The Camden Society, 1842. - London - The Camden Society, 1842 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A set of four seperate butinformally bound works published by The Camden Society,who were founded in 1838 in Londonand published early historical and literary materials, both unpublished manuscripts and new editions of rare printed books. For an annual subscription (originally 1 per year), members received the Society&#39;s publications. The Society published some works jointly with the Early English Text Society. The following works are included in this collection: The Diary of Thomas Cartwright, by Reverend Joseph Hunter. Three Early English Metrical Romances, edited by John Robson. The Pilgrimage of Sir Richard Guilford, edited by Sir Henry Ellis, andfinally, theDiary of John Rous, Edited by Mary Anne Everett Green. Thomas Cartwright (c. 1535 December 1603) was an English Puritan churchman. Cartwright was a man of much culture and originality, but said to be exceedingly impulsive. His views were distinctly Presbyterian, and he stoutly opposed the Brownists or Independents. He never conceived of a separation between church and state, and may have refused to tolerate any non-conformity with the reformed national Presbyterian church. However, it is believed that the Puritanism of the day owed its systematization and much of its force to him. Sir Richard Guildford, KG (1455 1506) was an English courtier who held important positions at the court of Henry VII, including the office of Master of the Ordnance. He embarked at Rye on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land but the prior died there on6 September. Guildford&#39;s chaplain prepared an account of The Pylgrymage of Sir Richard Guylforde to the Holy Land, A. D. 1506, which Richard Pynson printed in 1511. It was reprinted by Sir Henry Ellis for the Camden Society in 1851. John Rous (1710-1760) was the senior naval officer on the Nova Scotia station during Father Le Loutre&#39;s War (1749-1755). He made a significant contribution to the preservation of Halifax and the defeat of the French, Acadian and Mi&#39;kmaq resistance. As the admiralty did not provide effective naval forces for the defence of Nova Scotia, Rous improvised to establish and protect the new British settlements at Halifax, Lunenburg, and Lawrencetown. Includes a bookplate from the personal library of one &#39;Ernst L. J. Benzon&#39;. Condition: In a gilt, full calf binding. Externally, generally smart, rubbed in places with some general wear and loss to the spines and heavier loss to the spineof one volume. The hinges to three of the volumes working loose and some marks to the boards. Internally, firmly bound, very bright and generally clean throughout with just the odd spot to some of the first and last pages. Ink inscriptions to the verso of the front free-endpapers for one &#39;A. E. F. DaviesOverall Condition: GOOD..

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        Introductory Lectures on Modern History, delivered in Lent Term, MDCCCXLII. With the Inaugural Lecture delivered in December, MDCCCXLI

      Oxford - John Henry Parker, 1842. Oxford - John Henry Parker, 1842 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of this Oxford Professor&#39;s modern history lecturesgiven in1841 and 1842. The titlepage has the ink stamps of the Torquay Book Society and Torquay Natural History Society. Condition: In a half calf TorquayLibrary binding, with marbled boards. Externally, rubbed. Corners bumped. Front joint starting, with front hinge slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean, with occasional light foxing prominent to first and last few pages, and the odd mark. Library bookplate to front pastedown. Overall: GOOD..

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        Po-Ca-Hon-Tas.

      Philadelphia Daniel Rice and J.G. Clarke -44? 1842 - Original hand-coloured lithographed plate from History of the Indian Tribes of North America. Framed and glazed. Overall size: 36.4 by 50.8cm. Fine lithograph of one of the most iconic figures in American history. Pocahontas (born Matoaka, and later known as Rebecca Rolfe, c. 1595 &#150; March 1617) was a Virginia Indian notable for her association with the colonial settlement at Jamestown, Virginia. Pocahontas was the daughter of Powhatan, the paramount chief of a network of tributary tribal nations in the Tsenacommacah, encompassing the Tidewater region of Virginia. In a well-known historical anecdote, she is said to have saved the life of an Indian captive, Englishman John Smith, in 1607 by placing her head upon his own when her father raised his war club to execute him. Pocahontas was captured by the English during Anglo-Indian hostilities in 1613, and held for ransom. During her captivity, she converted to Christianity and took the name Rebecca. When the opportunity arose for her to return to her people, she chose to remain with the English. In April 1614, she married tobacco planter John Rolfe, and in January 1615, bore him a son, Thomas Rolfe. Pocahontas's marriage to Rolfe was the first recorded interracial marriage in American history. In 1616, the Rolfes traveled to London. Pocahontas was presented to English society as an example of the civilized "savage" in hopes of stimulating investment in the Jamestown settlement. She became something of a celebrity, was elegantly fêted, and attended a masque at Whitehall Palace. In 1617, the Rolfes set sail for Virginia, but Pocahontas died at Gravesend of unknown causes. She was buried in a church in Gravesend, but the exact location of her grave is unknown. Numerous places, landmarks, and products in the United States have been named after Pocahontas. Her story has been romanticized over the years, and she is a subject of art, literature, and film. Howes M129; cf. Sabin 43410a.

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

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

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        Naturwissenschaftliche Reise nach Mossambique; auf Befehl Seiner Majestät des Königs Friedrich Wilhelm IV in den Jahren 1842- 1848 ausgeführt - Zoologie 1. Säugetiere; Zoologie 2. Vögel; Zoologie 3. Amphibien; Zoologie 4. Flussfische; Zoologie 5 Insecten und Myriopoden; Botanik 1; Botanik 2

      Druck und Verlag von Georg Reimer, Berlin,. XVI, 202, 46 farbige Tafeln ; IV, 15 Tafeln ; XVI, 192, 33 Tafeln ( 28 farbig ) ; IV, VIII, 116, 20 Tafeln ; XXII, 568, 35 farbigen Tafeln ; XXII, XII, Seite 1- 304 ; 48 Tafeln ; II, Seite 305- 584 ; 13 Tafeln, Mit 124 farbigen und 86 schwarz- weissen Tafeln. Format: Quart (30,5 x 22,8), Schrifttyp: Latein ( Modernes Schriftbild ). Verlagsfrischer, bibliophil ausgestatteter Faksimile-Reprint, gedruckt auf einem schönen alterungsbeständigen und säurefreien Werkdruckpapier, das den Originaleindruck am Besten wiedergibt. Gebunden als robuste Bibliotheksversion in Ganzleinen mit Rückengoldprägung. Aus dem Verlag Fines Mundi, Saarbrücken. Ein dem Stil der Zeit entsprechender Umschlag wurde auf dem Vorderdeckel aufgezogen.Please notice: we offer here a facsimile of the original edition, bound in hardcover, printed on an acid free paper, lightly coloured. Coloured plates are printed in colour, maps reduced to 12 x 18 inches. Our bindings are handmade in different styles. Please contact us, if you have further questions..

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        Correspondence of John, Fourth Duke of Bedford: Selected from the Originals at Woburn Abbey (3 Volumes)

      London: Longman, Green, Brown and Longmans, 1842. Longman, Green, Brown and Longmans, London, 1842. Edition Unstated. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 3-volume set (complete). An attractive set in light tan leather binding with gilt frame to boards and detailed gilt tooling to spines. Spines in 6 compartments each with two leather title labels. Gilt frames to each board. Marbled end papers with matching edges. Volume I: lvi, 595 pp. Volume II: xxxi, 429 pp. Volume III: lxxxiv, 440 pp. Boards lightly worn with some scuffing and slight chipping to ends of spine. Outer hinges starting to crack but boards still very securely attached. Frontis portrait and owner gift inscription dated 1867 in volume I. Some light foxing to prelims otherwise contents very clean and bright and appear unread. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Fine Binding; Britain/UK; 18th century; History. Inventory No: 19085..

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        der Helene O'Swald. Privates Sammelalbum mit vielen handschriftlichen Eintragungen und 27 Bleistiftzeichnungen, Aquarellen etc. sowie einigen Blumendarstellungen in Aquarell und Ölskizze, sowie einer kol. Lithographie.

      Hamburg 1842 bis ca. 1890 (die meisten Blätter datiert aus der Zeit von 1850 bis 1882).. Qu.-4°, 60 (15 weiße) Blätter, schwarzer Lederband der Zeit mit Goldprägung. U.a. mit Bleistiftzeichnungen von Heinrich Stuhlmann und Eugen Krüger, die meisten anderen von der Besitzerin mit Landschaftszeichnungen aus Hamburg (Außenalster, Blankenese, Eppendorf u.a.). Weiterhin mit einer kolorierten Lithographie (Ansicht aus Marienbad) und einer kolorierten Radierung von Hermann Kaufmann (Rogler bei Bludenz, Dorf Rungelin) Mit handschriftlichen Eintragungen u.a. von Julie Hudtwalcker, Adele Haller, Elise Jacoby, Susanne Amsinck, Leonide Schröder, Sophie Arning, Alwine Hinsch, Jenny Hansen, Mary Merck, Marianne Burchard geb. Goßler und Henriette Dannenberg. Bei 5 Blättern sind die Graphiken bzw. Zeichnungen entnommen..

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        Europeesch museum van schilder- en beeldhouwkunst, voorstellende de beroemste schilderstukken en beelden uit de eerste kabinetten van Europa. 8 delen.

      Breda F.P. Sterk 1842. halflinnen. Illustraties. *boven- en onderzijde ruggen licht beschadigd, ruggen licht verkleurd, platten licht geschaafd, knepen iets ingescheurd, deel 2 los in de band en prent los, deel 4 eerste en laatste katern los, deel 7 laatste katern los en schutblad achterin ontbreekt, naam op schutbladen, papier hier en daar licht roestvlekkig*Deel 1: Mythologie (litho's 1-65), Deel 2: Beeldhouwkunst (litho's 66-184), Deel 3: Gedenkzuilen (litho's 185-271), Deel 4: Gewijde geschiedenis. Oude geschiedenis (litho's 272-354bis plus 6 extra litho's aan het eind), Deel 5: Nieuwe geschiedenis (litho's 355-432), Deel 6: Wereld-oorlogen (litho's 1-87), Deel 7: Landschappen (litho's 1-79), Deel 8: Allerlei (litho's 80-151)

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        The Monthly Chronicle, of Events, Discoveries, Improvements and Opinions

      Boston and New York: Samuel Smith/Charles S. Francis, September 1, 1842.. Boston and New York:: Samuel Smith/Charles S. Francis,. September 1, 1842.. First edition. Very good condition. With the famous early Washington Hood (Corps of Topographical Engineers) map of Oregon titled "Map of the United States Territory of Oregon West of the Rocky Mountains", 1838, one of the first to focus on Oregon before it was formally established as a territory in 1846. According to Wheat, Mapping the Transmississippi West, 433: "Hood&#39;s map as drawn to illustrate the report of Senator Linn on a Bill to authorize the President to occupy the Oregon Territory ... it was believed to be the most correct, and furnishes the most recent and authentic information of any yet published". The map extends from British Territory in the north (showing the "Northern Boundary 1818") to Mexico in the south; it shows the trading depots and forts of the British Hudson Bay Company and the route of Lewis and Clarke from the Missouri River and over the Rocky Mountains. The text, p338 - 384, describes the history of exploration and the topography of the area. 8vo, 13pp. Front cover corners chipped.

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

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

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        54 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift.

      Bern (51) u. Wien (2), 1842-1868.. Zus. 213 S., 8° bis 4°.. Äußerst umfang- und inhaltsreiche Korrespondenz des Politikers Emanuel Friedrich von Fischer. - "Nach einem Studium der Klassischen Philologie und der Mathematik an der Genfer Akademie und der Berner Akademie war er 1805 bis 1809 Sekretär der Berner Akademie. Danach folgte eine politische Karriere, als deren Krönung er 1827 zum letzten regierenden Berner Schultheissen der Restaurationszeit gewählt wurde. Nach der Julirevolution von 1830 sorgte er im Januar 1831 in Bern für den friedlichen Übergang vom Patriziat zum liberalen Verfassungsstaat, begab sich von 1833 bis 1840 dann aber freiwillig ins Exil. Die Abdankungsurkunde der aristokratischen Regierung unterzeichnete am 20. Oktober 1831 dann als letzter nomineller Schultheiss Niklaus Rudolf von Wattenwyl. 1850 bis 1854 war Fischer als Abgeordneter von Brienz wieder Mitglied im Kantonsparlament und unterstützte die konservative Regierung Eduard Blöschs" (Wikipedia). - "Fischer gehörte zu den bedeutenden Staatsmännern Berns im 19. Jh." (Christoph Zürcher im Historischen Lexikon der Schweiz). 1874 veröffentlichte K. L. Friedrich von Fischer das fast 600 Seiten umfasende Werk "Lebensnachrichten über Emanuel Friedrich von Fischer, Schultheiss der Stadt und Republik Bern". - Der Empfänger der auf Französisch abgefassten Briefe ist Jacques (Jacob) Mislin (1807-1878). Der aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen stammende Mislin konnte dank seines Onkels an der berühmten Lehranstalt von Porrentruy im Schweizer Kanton Bern studieren, wo er nicht viel später auch selbst unterrichten sollte. Der 1830 zum Priester geweihte kath. Theologe wurde 1836 auf Vermittlung des Grafen von Bombelle an den Wiener Hof berufen, wo er einer der Lehrer der Söhne von Erzherzog Franz Karl und Erzherzogin Sophie wurde und damit sowohl den zukünftigen Kaiser Franz Joseph wie auch Erzherzog Ferdinand Maximilian (später Kaiser Max von Mexiko) unterrichtete (u.a. auch in Erdkunde). Vor der Revolution von 1848 unternahm Mislin eine Pilgerreise von Wien über Budapest und Konstantinopel nach Jersusalem. Der danach erschienene Reisebericht wurde in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt und mehrfach nachgedruckt. In den folgenden Jahren leitete er die Bibliothek am Hof der Herzogin von Parma, Erzherzogin Marie Louise, wurde zum Abt von St. Maria von Deg (Ungarn), geheimer Kämmerer u. Hausprälat Papst Pius' XI., Apostolischer Pronotar, Kanoniker der Kathedrale von Großwardein, Träger zahlr. Orden (u.a. von Spanien, Parma u. des Ritterordens vom Heiligen Grab zu Jerusalem) sowie Mitglied zahlr. Akademien. Der Verfasser zahlr. Publikationen und Vertraute des belgischen Königs und des Grafen von Chambord blieb nach der Rückkehr von seiner Pilgerreise in Wien, wo er weiterhin in persönlichem Kontakt mit dem Kaiserhaus stand. - In einem numerierten, von Mislin eigenh. beschrifteten Papierumschlag. - Beiliegend ein Brief (dat. Bern, 5. VI. 1870) mit der Mitteilung des Ablebens Fischers am 13. Jänner 1870 sowie 6 Seiten mit einer Abschrift u. einigen Briefentwürfen Mislins. - Zu Fischer vgl. u.a. ADB VII, S. 52-61 (ausführlich) u. NDB V, 174f.

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        NOUVELLE BIBLIOTHEQUE DES VOYAGES ANCIENS ET MODERNES

      - Paris, chez P. Duménil, sd (1842). 12 volumes in-8 demi-veau brun, dos à nerfs, roulettes dorées sur les nerfs, titres et tomaisons dorées, roulettes en têtes et queues, fleurons à froid. Cet important recueil contient: la relation complète ou analysée des voyages de Christophe COLOMB, Fernand CORTEZ, Pizarre, Anson, Byron, BOUGAINVILLE, COOK, LA PEYROUSE, BRUCE, LEVAILLANT, MUNGO-PARK, Burkhardt, Fraser, Richard et John Lander, Basil-Hall, Caillé, Ross, Baudin, Duperrey, Freycinet, Choiseul-Gouffier, Pouqueville, Klaproth, DUMONT-DURVILLE, etc. Des rousseurs sur l'ensemble, inégalement réparties; une coiffe abîmée à un tome avec petit manque de cuir, papier parfois bruni avec des auréoles claires; malgré ces défauts liés au temps, la typographie reste correcte et les gravures préservées. Importante collection réunissant les relations des plus célèbres explorations, bien complète des 100 GRAVURES SUR ACIER (il manque les 5 cartes qui accompagnent le texte). Cette iconographie forme une documentation exceptionnelle sur la vie des différents peuples autour du monde: vie quotidienne, autochtones, marchés, habitations, costumes civils et militaires, chasses, pêches, jeux, divertissements, cérémonies religieuses, principaux évènements historiques, caravanes, réceptions, mer, etc.

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        Le jardin des plantes. Description complete, historique et pittoresque du museum d'histoire naturelle, de la ménagerie, des serres, des galeries de minéralogie et d'anatomie, et de la vallée Suisse. Moeurs et instincts des animaux, botanique, anatomie comparée, minéralogie, géologie, zoologie. 2 delen.

      Paris L. Curmer 1842-43. Met 183 platen (waarvan 14 portretten, 2 uitvouwbare platen, 33 handgekleurde platen, 134 afbeeldingen in houtgravure en veel binnentekstgravures. Halfleer. (XXIV), 416, (II), 662 pp *nieuw gebonden met behoud van oorspronkelijke ruggen, papier en sommige platen hier en daar licht roestvlekkig*

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        Njola,

      . edur audveld skodun himinsins, med par af fljotandi hugleidingum um hatign Guds og alheims aformid, eda hans tilgang med heiminn. Videyar Klaustri, printad a kostnad Bessastada skola 1842. 8vo. 103 pp. Unbound in publisher original wrapper. Wrappers loose and with small tear. * The extremely rare 1st edition of Gunnlaugssons poem containing all together 512 stanzas, questioning the doctrine of eternal damnation, and preached, in verse form, the all encompassing love and wisdom of God, which he felt would make it impossible for him to condemn any creature of his creation to everlasting torment. The book had a deep effect on the Icelandic people and helped lay the groundwork for the Unitarian movement that was to rise among the Icelandic people. Published in Bodsrit til ab hlusta a Pa opinberu yfirheyrslu i Bessastada skola pann 23-28 Maji 1842. First edition in book form was published in Reykjavik 1853. The author was a astronomer an mathematician. Fiske pp. 212. <br>Worldcat mentions only 4 copies..

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        Kurzer Unterricht in der bürgerlichen und Land-Baukunst; ein Leitfaden bei Vorlesungen in Sonntag- und Gewerbeschulen, so wie zur Selbst-Belehrung für Bau-Gewerken und Bauliebhaber. Text- und Tafelband. Mit 136 Abb. auf 19 doppelblattgr. lithogr. Tafeln. Dresden u. Leipzig, Arnold, 1836. 8vo. (19,5 x 11,8 cm) u. Gr.-8vo. (25,0 x 21,3 cm). X, 110 S., 1 Bl. Berichtigungen. Grüne marmorierte Halblederbände d. Zt. mit etwas Rückenvergoldung.

      . . Erste Ausgabe, 1842 als "Darstellung der allgemeinen Baukunde" in erweiterter Form noch einmal erschienen. - G. Heine (1802-1880) war Professor an der Bauschule sowie Lehrer der Architektur an der technischen Bildungsanstalt in Dresden. In den 40er Jahren baute er das neue Gebäude der Polytechnischen Schule in Dresden am Antonsplatz. Der vorliegende "Kurze Unterricht" ist aus seinen Dresdner Vorlesungen entstanden. - Mit guten Detaildarstellungen von Mauerwerksverbindungen u. Zimmermannsarbeiten. Engelmann S. 144. - Thieme/B. XVI, S. 289. - Rücken verfärbt, Ecken bestoßen, etwas beschabt. Leicht gebräunt, Tafeln stark stockfleckig.

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        Annals of the Poor

      London - The Religious Tract Society, 1842. London - The Religious Tract Society, 1842 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collected edition of Legh Richmond&#39;s stories of village life. Richmond (17721827) was anEnglish divine and author. The best known of his writings is The Dairyman&#39;s Daughter - the first story featured in this volume -, of which as many as four million copiesin nineteen languages were circulated before 1849. This charming little edition features an engraved title page and frontispiece, the latter accompanied by the original tissueguard. Condition: In a full cloth binding. Externally, rubbed with some light wear to extremities and slight loss to head and tail of spine. Internally, binding tender in places. Spotting to title and frontispiece, otherwise clean and bright. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Marktplatz mit Rathaus. Palais du Senat et Place du Marche (8. Juin 1839). Kolorierte Lithographie von Andre Durand,

      Paris, Bry, 1842.. 23,7 x 35,4 cm. Oben im weißen Rand mit wagerechtem Knick. Aus : Demidoff, A. De - Album de voyage pittoresque et archelogique en Russie per Le Havre, Hambourg, Lubeck....

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Heinz Tessin]
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