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        An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians written in Egypt during the years 1833-35

      London: Charles Knight, 1842. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 3rd Edition. 2 volumes complete, f/o maps, 3rd edn with large additions and improvements which greatly enhance Lane's analysis of contemporary Egypt, 61 and 67 ill, 1/2 leather with wear along spine rims and occasional rubbing to covers else VG, TEG, very limited foxing, xxiv + 472pps, 427pps + extensive index, wide array of subjects: music, magic, public dancers, the bath, serpent charmers, laws, government, domestic life, etc..

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        Convent of the Terra Santa, Nazareth from Views in the Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia.

      F.G. Moon 1842-49, London - The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia David Roberts, R. A. (1796-1864) a successful London-based Scottish artist, in 1838 traveled throughout the Middle East to record the cities, people, landscape, and monuments of the Holy Land and Egypt. Returning to England, he and lithographer Louis Haghe published a hand-colored six volume set of his works covering Egypt and Nubia and the Holy Land. The plates in these volumes are the most beautiful and accurate depictions of the Near East ever created in the nineteenth century; 'The Holy Land' both instructs and delights, with superb ethnological descriptions, sweeping panoramic landscapes, and detailed architectural studies. Publication City: London Medium: tinted lithographs, finished by hand Dimensions: 23 5/8 x 17 1/4 inches Date: 1842-49

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        ENCADERNAÇÃO ARTÍSTICA SÉC. XIX ? JURISPRUDÊNCIA MERCANTIL

      - ELEMENTI DELLA GIURISPRUDENZA SUL CAMBIO MERCANTILE DI GIOVANNI TEOFILO EINECCIO DALLA LATINA IN LINGUA ITALIANA. TRADOTTI DALL? AVVOCATO EMIDIO CESARINI CON I RINVII ALL? OPERA DEL TRADUTTORE SUL DIRITTO COMMERCIALE E CON LE INDICAZIONI DELLE NUOVE LEGGI SUL COMMERCIO. TERZA EDIZIONE. ROMA 1842. TIPOGRAFIA DI GIOVANNI FERRETTI A SPESE DEL TRADUTTORE. In 4ª (de 20x13 cm) com [xvi], 117 pags. Encadernação artística da época inteira de pele chagrim vermelho com finos ferros a ouro na lombada; e ferros rolados a ouro e a seco sobre as pastas com motivos vegetalistas em esquadria. Corte das folhas dourado. Exemplar impresso sobre papel de linho de elevada espessura, e apresentando título de posse manuscrito sobre o canto superior esquerdo da página de rosto. Obra sobre a jurisprudência e os códigos do processo nas trocas mercantis; dedicada ao Comendador João Pedro Miguéis de Carvalho de Brito, embaixador de Portugal junto da Santa Sé. Binding: contemporary artistically bound in full red marroquin with very fine gilt tools at spine; and gilt and blind rolled at folders. Cut of leaves gilt at edges. Copy printed on linen paper (of high thickness) and presenting ownership title at the upper left corner of the title page. Work on the case laws and codes of procedure in commercial exchanges; dedicated to João Pedro Miguéis de Carvalho de Brito, Portugal's ambassador to the Holy See. Location/localizacao: raros

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        Easy Lessons in Chinese: or Progressive Exercises to Facilitate the Study of That Language, Especially Adapted to the Canton Dialect

      Macao.: Office of the Chinese Depository.. 1842.. Frontispiece, one folding table of Chinese characters a facsimile of those found in a text by calligrapher Shiu Wing, ix + 287pp. Contemporary worn half leather, marbled paper covered boards, hinges split, joints worn, stamp of a prior owner upper margin title, 19th century ownership details front paste down, small closed tear fore edge two prelims. Text clean and sound. A pleasing copy. Cordier 1685. Lust 1067. .

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        The Shrine of the Holy Sepulchre from Views in the Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia.

      F.G. Moon 1842-49, London - The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia David Roberts, R. A. (1796-1864) a successful London-based Scottish artist, in 1838 traveled throughout the Middle East to record the cities, people, landscape, and monuments of the Holy Land and Egypt. Returning to England, he and lithographer Louis Haghe published a hand-colored six volume set of his works covering Egypt and Nubia and the Holy Land. The plates in these volumes are the most beautiful and accurate depictions of the Near East ever created in the nineteenth century; 'The Holy Land' both instructs and delights, with superb ethnological descriptions, sweeping panoramic landscapes, and detailed architectural studies. Publication City: London Medium: tinted lithographs, finished by hand Dimensions: 23 5/8 x 17 1/4 inches Date: 1842-49

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        Ecclesiastical edifices of the olden time. A series of etchings, with ground-plans and facsimiles of Hollar's views, of the cathedral and conventual churches, monasteries, abbeys, priories, and other ecclesiastical edifices of England and Wales. [Two Volu

      James Bohn. Hardcover. London, 1842. Two volumes. Folios, 12 x 18 inches. Contains 240 etchings. No text, each volume with a table of contents. A beautiful set of etchings by Coney. Plates are generally very good to excellent, with faint pencil numbering to margins (easily removable). An ex-libary set with leather backed folios, institutional marks on the spines. Front hinge of first volume split at interior, large chip to heel of spine of second volume (missing piece is retained for the purpose of future repair). A very scarce set, beautifully illustrated. OCLC 10393100 . Good. 1842. First Edition.

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        George Cruikshank's Omnibus

      London: Tilt and Bogue, 1842. First. hardcover. very good(-). Cruikshank, George. Edited by Laman Blanchard, Esq. Illustrated with 100 engravings on steel and wood. 300 pages, 8vo, ornate gilt-stamped green cloth (expertly re-cased; inner hinges repaired; previous owner's bookplate on a preliminary blank page). London: Tilt and Bogue, 1842. First edition. Very good(-) condition. Inscribed on the half-title page: "To T L Greenwood with the compliments of Geo Cruikshank Apr. 13th 1842." There is also a one-page, handwritten note pasted to the front free endpaper, in full: "My Dear Sir, Mr. Ainsworth has the M S. - I shall see him in a day or two and will then communicate with you - I beg your acceptance of an 'omnibus' and remain yours sincerely, George Cruikshank.

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        Correspondence of John, Fourth Duke of Bedford (First Edition, Three Volume Set)

      Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1842. 1st Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. Russell, Lord John. 'Correspondence of John, Fourth Duke of Bedford.' Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1842. 'Selected from the Originals at Woburn Abbey. With an Introduction.' Collection of correspondence and writings from 18th century British statesman John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford KG, PC, FRS. First Edition, Three Volume Set. All bound in full calf leather. Marble end pages and page edges. Gilt tooling on leather. Square and tightly bound. Minor rubbing and bumping. Interior looks clean with occasional browning. Previous owner book plate on front pastedown. Very Good condition copy of this scarce set.

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        TOULOUSE MONUMENTALE ET PITTORESQUE.

      1842 - Toulouse, Typographie de J.-B. Paya, sans date [1842]. Petit in-folio (238 X 312) demi-chagrin noir, dos lisse orné d'un grand décor de rocailles dorées, frises, dentelles et roulettes dorées, titre doré, tranches jaspées (reliure de l'époque) ; VIII feuillets de faux-titre et titre, préface ; 256 pages et 61 planches hors-texte sous serpentes. Ex-libris collé sur le premier contreplat : «Bibliothèque du château de Viella ». Coupes frottées avec manques de papier, épidermures sur les plats. ÉDITION ORIGINALE, peu courante, du plus beau livre illustré au XIXe sur Toulouse, avec le Mazzoli. Exemplaire contenant 60 LITHOGRAPHIES hors-texte sous serpente. La table annonce 52 gravures, mais leur nombre peut varier considérablement selon les exemplaires : d'une trentaine de gravures pour certains, jusqu?à une soixantaine pour les plus fournis, ce qui est le cas pour celui-ci. Ouvrage enrichi de deux ENVOIS AUTOGRAPHES signés sur le faux-titre : «Offert par les auteurs, hommage de M. l'abbé Abeillon de Grenade Saint-Bernard. C. Paul [&] J.M. Cayla », et «A mon généreux ami, M. Raymond Lacave Laplagne. L'abbé JH. Abeillon sur Grenade St Bernard ». Raymond LACAVE-LAPLAGNE (Montesquiou, 1786-1857) était homme de loi, président de la Cour de Cassation, pair de France, sénateur et grand officier de la légion d'honneur. Il fut exécuteur testamentaire de Louis-Philippe Ier. Il prit le nom de Baron Lacave La Plagne Barris en 1825. Le château de Viella, dans le Gers, fut acheté par un certain Gustave Lacave La Plagne en 1921. Curieusement, cet ouvrage de Cayla manque à la "Bibliographie de l'histoire municipale de Toulouse" de Limouzin-Lamothe, qui n'en fait pas état. (HERMET, 15772). BEL EXEMPLAIRE, bien relié, au dos décoratif, et au corps d'ouvrage frais. PLEASANT COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Journey in the Northern Island of New Zealand: Interspersed with various information relative to the country and people

      Hobart Town: Printed by W. Pratt. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1842. First Edition. Hardcover. 206 pages. Rebound in half-calf binding and marbled boards. Ex-Library (Fitzroy Public Library). Library rubber stamps. Some foxing. Owner's signature of John William Hadden. Page dimensions: 173 x 108mm. [Reference: Bagnall 5770: "[. . .] happiest in his clear description of simply what he saw: Kerikeri, Waimate, Mangungu, Hokianga, Kaihu, Kaipara, Thames, Waikato, Rotorua and Ohenemutu [. . .] a work of present day rarity and textual value". ; Ex-Library; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

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        The Pictorial Edition of the Works of Shakspere

      London - Charles Knight and Co., 1842 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce complete set of The Pictorial Edition of the Works of Shakspere edited by Charles Knight. Highly illustrated with illustrated titles and those integrated with text throughout all the volumes. In eight volumes complete. Containing:Histories Volume I and II;Tragedies Volume I and II and Poems; Comedies Volume I and II; Biography and supplemental volume Doubtful Plays Etc. With advertisement to front of Histories Volume I dated 1839. An Essay on The three Parts of King Henry VI and King Richard III with Reference to the Opinion that the Three Parts of King Henry VI were not written Originally by Shakspeare to front of Histories Volume II. With an introductory notice to each play. William Shakspeare; A Biography by Charles Knight is dated 1843 to illustrated title. Charles Knight (1791 - 1873) was an English publisher, editor and author. Besides many illustrated editions of standard works, including in 1842 an edition of the works of William Shakespeare entitled The Pictorial Shakspere, which had appeared in parts (1838 - 1841). Knight also published a variety of illustrated works, such as Old England and The Land we Live in and The Pictorial Gallery of Arts - Useful Arts, the latter based on the Great Exhibition of 1851. He also undertook the series known as Weekly Volumes, himself contributing the first volume, a biography of William Caxton. Many famous books, Harriet Martineau's Tales, Anna Brownell Jameson's Early Italian Painters and G. H. Lewes's Biographical History of Philosophy, appeared for the first time in this series. In 1853 Knight became editor of The English Cyclopaedia, essentially a revision of The Penny Cyclopaedia. Knight also launched the Local Government Chronicle in 1855, and at about the same time he began his Popular History of England. Condition: In a half crushed morocco binding. Externally, in excellent condition with only minor wear to extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean with only slight occasional spots and handling marks. With the very odd slight closed tear. Slight evidence of past worming to one volume. Overall: NEAR FINE but for slight worming..

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        Rome ancient and modern and its environs. Rome, Printed for the Author by Crispino Puccinelli

      Crispino Puccinelli 1842 - Rome ancient and modern and its environs. Rome, Printed for the Author by Crispino Puccinelli [imprimé pour l'auteur par Crispino Puccinelli], 1842-1844. 4 vol. in 8 de XXVI-652pp., 1074pp. (pagination continue pour les volumes 2 et 3), 933pp., reliures en plein vélin rigide de l'époque, dos lisses ornés de fleurons et de frises dorés, petites traces d'étiquettes au bas des dos des volumes 1 et 2 avec de minuscules manques de dorures sur un fleuron et une partie d'une frise à chaque volume, pièces de titre de maroquin noir encadrées de doubles filets dorés, pièces de tomaison de maroquin rouge encadrées de doubles filets dorés, titre doré, coins et coupes très légèrement frottés, 61 gravures en noir et plans dépliants en couleurs hors texte mais pas disposés dans le bon ordre, quelques rares rousseurs, tranches mouchetées en bleu, intérieur frais, bon et bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        English Botany, or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential Characters, Synonyms, and Places of Growth. 12 volume set

      G+ : in Good condition plus. Library binding. Ex.-lib with minimal marking. Some columnar pencil ticks to text. One plate loose in Vol XII otherwise contents firm. Some foxing to some of the plates in three of the volumes but overall plates bright and VG Third Edition [Vols I - 7] and Second Edition [Vols 8-12] Red/gilt hardback cloth cover 260mm x 170mm (10" x 7"). 1428pp + plates. 2580 hand coloured plates. Volumes published between 1842 and 1854. Volumes I -VII, [3rd Edition] published by J E Sowerby and Volumes VIII - XII [2nd Edition] published by Judith Sowerby.

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        Fables de Florian

      Paris - J. J. Dubochet et Cie. 1842 - A beautifully illustrated collection of the fables of Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian. In French. Illustrated throughout by J. J. Grandville Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian (March 6, 1755 chteau of Florian, near Sauve, Gard September 13, 1794, Sceaux) was a French poet and romance writer. Among the best of his fables are reckoned The Monkey showing the Magic Lantern, The Blind Man and the Paralytic, and The Monkeys and the Leopard. Condition: In a red calf binding. Externally, smart, though with some marks and some rubbing to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Bookplate to front pastedown. Ink inscription to front free-endpaper. Pages are bright, though with some foxing. Overall: GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        On the Chemical Discrimination of Vesical Calculi. With an Appendix Containing Practical Directions for the Recognition of Calculi

      London J Churchill 1842. G : in Good condition. Cover and joint rubbed. Plates bright. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons with minimal marking First Edition Brown hardback cloth cover 210mm x 120mm (8" x 5"). xxiii, 177pp. 24 coloured plates containing 50 figures. Translated from the Latin.

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        Sc?nes de la vie privee et publique des animaux.

      Subject: (Illustrato). Paris, Hetzel et Paulin, 1842. due vol. in-8 grande, ril. editorialmente in m.pelle rossa con fregi dorati ai dorsi, tagli dorati, pp. (6)-386-(6) + (2)-390-(6) due antip. inc. e 199 inc. n.t. oltre a 120 ill. n.t. 1a edizione.

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        New Zealand Government Gazette. Vol. II, Nos. 1-53. [Complete volume for the year 1842]

      Auckland: John Moore / Office of the Government Press. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1842. First Edition. Hardcover. Moderate rubbing to boards. Loss of paper along edges of boards. A 2" split to the leather at the head of the front joint. Some abrasions to lettering piece on the spine. ; Very scarce. Primary source for New Zealand history in the early colonial period. Complete year for 1842. Volume II, Numbers 1 to 53 plus Supplements. January 5, 1842 through to December 28, 1842. Early half leather binding with marbled papered boards. Page dimensions: 307 x 192mm. Earliest issues printed by John Moore. Issues towards the end of the year printed at the Office of the Government Press. Includes the "Government Gazette Extraordinary" (Number 37), for the funeral of Governor Hobson, which has a small wood engraved illustration of a coffin, and shows the Order of the Procession. 364, 4 (January 5 Supplement with separate pagination) pages + 8 page Index. Pages 204 through to 223 are misnumbered as 104-123. Includes Notices to Mariners; William Wakefield; the New Zealand Company; Governor Hobson; Land Claims; Suburban and Town Allotments; Harbour Regulations; and sundry other notices. Provenance: This book is from the outstanding collection of the collector Arthur Thomas Pycroft (1875-1971), which was recently sold at auction in Auckland, New Zealand (2011). ; Folio .

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        Udvalg af Gamle Danske Domme afsagte paa Kongens Retterting og paa Landsting. Udgivet med oplysende Anmærkninger.

      - 4 bind i 2. E.C. Löser, København 1842-48. 4°. Indbundet i 2 nyere elegante brune halvlæderbind med rig rygforgyldning i Christian VIII-stil. * Smukt trykt udvalg af danske domme, afsagt i perioden fra c. 1450 til 1596.

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        Duchi di Savoja. Parte VIII

      Subject: (Araldica - Savoia). Torino, Luciano Basadonna Editore, 1842, cartella originale azzurra, in-folio (Fascicolo 92) tre doppi fogli di testo (X, XII, XIII) e dieci tavole incise (sei di monete/medaglie e due acquatinte : "Avanzi del Castello d'Avigliana nel marchesato di Susa" e "Castello dell'antica porta Fibellona di Torino (oggi Palazzo Madama)" - Monumento a Carlo Felice a Bonneville con pianta.

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        Elenco degli uccelli che trovansi nell'Isola di Sardegna od ornitologia sarda.

      Subject: (Ornitologia). Torino, presso i Fratelli Reycend, 1842. 8vo tutta tela (canapa) con tassello al dorso, pp. XII-207. (Ceresoli, 131: "Edizione originale, assai rara")

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        Kent's Anthems; Twelve Anthems Composed by James Kent, Organist of the Cathedral and College at Winchester (with) A Morning & Evening Service with Eight Anthems, Composed by the Late James Kent, Organist...; 2 Vols

      London: William Randall. 1842. First printing. Hardcover. Good +. Two volumes. Folios, leather-backed boards with "Lady Feilding" in gilt on leather on front panels, clean unmarked texts, Good+ copies, some wear to the covers with loss to the paper on the boards, rubbing/loss to the leather on the covers, soil/discoloration to the covers, minor erasable pencil-notes to the front pastedowns, off-setting/discoloration to some pages of the texts, also some damp-staining to the bottom half of some pages of both volumes. Rare books. Digital images available upon request.

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        CARTA DELL'ITALIA IN QUINDICI FOGLI, RICAVATA DALLE MIGLIORI MAPPE FINORA PUBBLICATE. Nella proporzione di 1 a 600.000 per servire di corredo alla corografia dei diversi Stati della Penisola.

      Grande carta geografica dell'Italia di cm. 180x230, incorniciata. La carta, suddivisa in 15 grandi tavole inc. in rame, ciascuna di cm. 60x45 circa, comprende anche le isole di Corsica, Sardegna, Sicilia, Malta e le coste dell'Istria della Dalmazia. Incisa da V. Stanghi e G. Maina, titolo ornato in alto a destra (tav. n. 3) e il "Quadrato d'insieme" in basso a sinistra (tav. n. 13); una ricca bordura perimetrale racchiude l'intera carta ai quattro lati. Molto ben conservata.

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        Carta moderna dell'Isola di Sicilia e delle Isole minori circonvicine.

      Tratta dall'atlante "Atlante geografico, fisico - storico, corografico dell'Italia", Firenze, 1842 - 1845. Disegnata da G. Pozzi e incisa da V. Maina e da G. Stanghi, incisione in rame ripiegata a doppia pagina, b/n (confini in colore d'epoca), cm 60,5 x 75,5 (alla lastra) più margini bianchi. La carta appartiene al Regno delle due Sicilie. Nella carta sono presenti il gruppo delle Isole Eolie e delle Lipari, Pantelleria, Malta e Gozo (in riquadro); entro riquadro, il prospetto delle ?Divisioni Politiche della Sicilia?. Esemplare a pieni margini in assai buono stato di conservazione.

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        A Practical Treatise on the Diseases of the Scalp

      London John Churchill 1842. G : in Good condition. Cover and spine rubbed and scuffed. Browning to prelims. Plates bright. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons First Edition Half leather marbled board cover 230mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). xxxiv, 192pp + plates. 6 double page lithographed coloured plates.

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        Tyrol. Histoire et description de Trente et Inspruck.

      Subject: (Tirolo - Trentino). Paris, 1842, 4to bella leg. in pelle marron con angoli rinf. pp. 176 con 9 tav. in acciaio f.t. Esemplare in 'grand-papier sur velin'. Bellissima copia esente del tutto dalle 'usuali' arrossature.

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        Voyage en Italie.

      Subject: (Viaggi). Paris, Ernest Bourdin, (1842) 8vo leg. mezza pelle con titoli e fregi al dorso, pp. 412 con una bella inc. xil. al front. ed altra (di Bologna) in fine e con un ritr. in antiporta + 13 tav. litogr. f.t. Usuali arrossature della carta.

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        The Parterre: Or, Beauties of Flora

      London: Tilt and Bogue, 1842. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Unpag. Folio. Green cloth-covered boards have light wear and scuffing from age. Gold embossed titling to cover, rear board, and spine still bright. Small losses at head and foot of spine. Edges gilded. Twelve (12) vibrant hand-colored plates. A stunning work of floral illustration paired with verse relating to each illustration. The Fuschia plate (Plate V, page 10) is loose but laid in at proper place in volume; chipping and losses at the edges of the plate, illustration clean and intact.

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        Speeches of Lord Campbell, at The Bar as Lord Chancellor of Ireland.

      1842 1842 - Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1842. 8vo. Contemp. full polished calf bound by F. Bedford (spine skilfully rebacked). Spine extra gilt with raised bands and morocco titling-label. Marbled endpapers. (viii, 520pp.). A fine handsome copy inscribed on front blank fly-leaf: 'Edward Durnford, with the best wishes of his sincere friend Charles Brooke. On his leaving Eton-Election-1862'.

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        The City of Candahar.

      H. Graves & Co., London 1842 - London: H. Graves & Co., 1842. Sepia tinted lithograph heightened in white ca. 25 x 37 cm (10 x 14.5 inches). A very mild water stain on lower left corner, not affecting image, otherwise a very good lithograph. A distant prospect of Kandahar or Qandahar, now the second largest city in Afghanistan located in the south of the country; troops and tents and locals supplying food provisions to foreground. Besieging Anglo-Indian forces took Kandahar on April 25, 1839, on their way to Kabul. The First Anglo-Afghan War was fought between British India and Afghanistan from 1839 to 1842. From 'Sketches in Afghaunistan' by James Atkinson of the East India Company's Bengal Medical Service. Lithography by Louis and Charles Haghe. Atkinson's "Expedition into Affghanistan provides an interesting personal narrative, supplemented by his Sketches in Affghanistan (1842) containing a series of lithographed drawings which complete the picture of what was then an unexplored country. He also had a talent for portraiture, several of his works, including a self-portrait, are in the National Portrait Gallery" (Oxford DNB); Abbey Travel 508, #15.

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        Mejoras de los actuales molinos de aceite y método nuevo de extraerlo con aumento de el y disminucion grande de costos.

      F. Moreno,, Baeza: 1842 - Portada, una hoja, 350 páginas, hoja de erratas y dos láminas litográficas. Encuadernación original en holandesa piel y puntas, puntas algo rozadas. En el verso de la portada figura la firma autógrafa del autor. Palau 205341. A. Guerrero Fúster, Bibliografía etnográfica sobre aceite y almazaras, Revista Murciana de Antropología, 2001. Braulio Antón Ramírez, Diccionario de bibliografía agronómica, Madrid, 1869. Muy buen ejemplar, ilustrado con dos litografías tempranísimas para la imprenta en Baeza. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Regal and Ecclesiastical Antiquities of England

      1842 - Book in very good condition, marbled boards, tight binding, leather spine and corner tips, some scuffing to the marbles boards. Content: The Regal and ecclesiastical antiquities of England containing the represnetations of all the English monarchs, from Edward The Confessor to Henry The Eighth and of many persons thaty were eminent under their several reigns; on 60 copper plates, engraved by the author: with a supplement containing 12 plates the carefully collected from ancient illuminated manuscripts. 12 1/2 x 10. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tre fruar i Småland.

      Roman af författaren till Törnrosens bok. I-III. Jönköping, J. P. Lundström, 1842-43. 8:o. (4),VII,(1 blank),192 + (4),204 + (4),282,(1) s. Fint obetydligt nött samtida grönt halvsaffianbd med guldornerad rygg och grönstänkta snitt. Några minimala småfläckar på ryggen. En liten bläckfläck i texten på s. 70 i del I, några tuschstreck på s. 83 i del II och en smärre solkfläck på s. 22. Sista delen har en del störande spegeltryck. Med P. E. Bergfalks och Herman Rydins namnteckningar, den senare daterad 1890. Boken har enligt en handskriven notering från 1930 tillhört Ebba och Anton Blanck.. Almquistiana 235. Två översättningar gjordes till tyska 1843-44 respektive 1845. Uppsalaprofessorn Pehr Erik Bergfalk (1798-1890) var jurist och ekonom samt elev och vän till E. G. Geijer och juristen och politikern Herman Rydin. Denne hade en son med samma namn som 1907 blev utnämnd till generaldirektör och chef för Telegrafstyrelsen. Hans dotter Ebba var gift med professorn i litteraturhistoria Anton Blanck

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

      Edinburgh: Hugh Paton. 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. 1842. Reprint. Full leather covers. 429pp, ix, 468pp xi, + 331 plates :: 331 b/w hand-pressed plates, some folding :: 250mm x 260mm (10" x 10") :: Early edition without additional plates .

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        Woolloomooloo Bay, Sydney

      Sydney,: J.S. Prout,, 1842.. Tinted lithograph, page size approx 285 x 415 mm; slight browning, well clear of the image. John Skinner Prout was "the first itinerant painter in the colonies whose work ceases to be dominated by the requirements of topographical accuracy" (Smith, European Vision in the South Pacific). He arrived in the colony in 1841 and began lecturing at the Sydney Mechanics School of Arts and sketching around Sydney. The fruits of his labours - fourteen views of Sydney - were published in four parts as Sydney Illustrated, with text by John Rae.

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        Our Mess. Jack Hinton, The Guardsman

      Dublin: William Curry, Jun. and Co.,, 1842–3. Edited by Harry Lorrequer. Illustrated by Phiz. 13 numbers in 12 monthly parts. Original pink wrappers printed in black. Housed in a red cloth folding case and chemise. 26 plates by Phiz. "Our Mess Advertiser" to numbers I, III, IV, XI, ads to numbers VI and XII/XIII, publisher's slip to numbers I, XI, XII/XIII, publisher's ads inserted with prelims at back of number XII/XIII. Wrappers rubbed, dulled, and partially faded, wear to spine ends, contents tanned, plates browned. A very good set. First edition in the original monthly parts. Our Mess was comprised of two different novels, with Jack Hinton, the Guardsman running in numbers I–XIII, and Tom Burke of Ours in XIV–XXXV. This set includes the first XIII numbers, being the complete novel Jack Hinton, the Guardsman, but not including any parts of Tom Burke.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        [Alken, Henry] The Life of a Sportsman by Nimrod

      London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1842. First edition, first issue. Tall 8vo. Bound in sumptuous 19th century full crushed scarlet morocco with gilt paneled and gilt floral corners, richly gilt floral spine, gilt design carried onto dentelles; expertly and unobtrusively rebacked. 36 hand-colored plates (including frontispiece and additional vignette on title). All plates clean and tight. First issue with four mounted plates with titles beneath (Tooley 65). Considered by many to be the premier colored sporting book in the 19th century, and a lovely pairing with this tasteful and attractive binding. Fine.

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        American Notes for General Circulation.

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1842 - 2 volumes, octavo. Original purple cloth decorated with blind-stamped arabesques, titles gilt to spine, yellow endpapers. Fading to spine and around board edges, joints, ends and corners rubbed, the rear hinge of volume two just starting but holding fine, mild spotting to some end leaves but internally quite clean; a very good copy. First edition in the primary binding, first issue, with 'xvi' paginated in volume I. This copy has the often lacking advertisement leaf preceding the half title in volume I and 6pp. of advertisements at the end of volume II. "Not one of Dickens' books was the subject of so much adverse criticism as the book he wrote after his return from America in 1842" (Eckel). Although complimentary of America in many ways, Dickens antagonised a large portion of his readership by his criticisms of the penal system, the lack of copyright and subsequent pirating of English works, and the entire system of slavery. This copy has the bookplates of noted collector Will Self, who may have been attracted by the contemporary ownership inscription of a "John Shelley", who it is tempting to think might have been John Shelley (1808-1866) of Avington House, the younger brother of the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. Smith II 3; Eckel pp.108-09. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Südöstliche Ansicht der Münster-Kirche zu Hailsbronn." Blick auf die Pfarrkirche (ehem. Zisterzienserklosterkirche) von Südosten

      Lithographie mit Tonplatte aus Stillfried-Rattonitz: "Alterthümer ... des erlauchten Hauses Hohenzollern." 1842. 27.5x34 cm. - Eine der Ansichten, die sich von dieser wenig dargestellten Stadt finden.

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        Bradshaw's Railway Companion

      Bradshaw and Blacklock, 27 Brown Street, London 1842 - 1842 ed. of Bradshaw's Railway Companion "Containing the times of departure, fares, &c. of the Railways in England and also Hackney Carriage fares, from the principal Railway stations. Illustrated with maps of the country through which the railways pass, and plans of London, Birmingham, Leeds, Liverpool and Manchester. Price one shilling." One of the joys of these timetables is the absolute clarity of the tiny print. Fine brown cloth-covered card, with gold and green label to front. 2 ink spots to front. Front yellow eps have a neat repair to guttering and text block is still firmly bound. (The guttering having split is probably due to there being frequent pasted in inserts as time-tables changed, thickening the text block.) Front fold-out map of London East & West has 4 railways lines entering the city, hand-marked in red ink. Opposite page 22 is fold-out fine India paper linear map showing height and distance of the railway lines, with two or three light brown marks to edge. Following page 31 are hand-coloured country maps, and final fold-out map is of England and Wales, with existing and in-progress lines hand-marked in red and yellow ink. Also listed are canal, cab, coach and fly fares for the various cities and an advertisement for steam boat connections between Liverpool and Carlisle. No tears. The plan of Liverpool City has two brown stains to opposing top edges. Several pastings of contemporary up-dates to timetables etc. An 1843 edition of the above is also currently available. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Chart of Part of the N.W. Coast of Australia by Phillip P. King

      London,: Admiralty Hydrographic Office, after, 1842.. Engraved map measuring 589 x 880 mm., a fine copy backed on linen. Striking Admiralty chart prepared by Captain Phillip Parker King from his survey voyages of 1818-22 and revised with information from the Beagle survey of northern Australian waters during 1837-42.This map covers the vast coastline from Cape Ford to the LacepÈdË Islands and is from a series of eight charts mapping the northern and west coasts of Australia. It is a lasting testament King's commitment to completing the mapping of the Australian continent, and so completing the work of Cook and Flinders.First published in June 1825, this chart was prepared by King from the results of his four expeditions to chart to northernmost coast of Australia between 1818 and 1822 as commander of the Mermaid and Bathurst. The first expedition sailed in December 1817 carrying the botanist Allan Cunningham and surveyor John Septimus Roe. Two further voyages in the Mermaid ensued in the following years, culminating in that of the Bathurst during 1821-22. In addition to the invaluable mapping of these remote and treacherous waters, King's expedition yielded a bounty of information on the natural history and Aboriginal tribes of the region.This edition of King's chart is revised with additions from the Beagle surveys of northern Australian waters during 1837-42, commanded first by John Clements Wickham and later by John Lort Stokes. Both men served under King aboard the Beagle during the South American surveys of 1827 to 1830, and later accompanied Robert FitzRoy and Charles Darwin on their famous voyage of discovery 1833-36.Detailed and finely engraved, the chart is the work of John Walker and his likewise named son, engravers to the Admiralty (John Walker senior was long favoured by Dalrymple on account of the finesse of his work). It bears the stamp of "D. Wald Admiralty Agent Port Adelaide.".British Map Engravers , p.692; Ritchie 'The Admiralty Chart', pp.173-74; Tooley, 805 (first edition).

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        Die organische Chemie in ihrer Anwendung auf Physiologie und Pathologie.

      Verlag Friedrich Vieweg u. Sohn, Braunschweig 1842 - 8vo (207x132 mm). xvi, [2], 342, [2] pp. including half title. Contemporary cardboard with handwritten paper label; interior foxed throughout, half title with chipping to fore-edge. ---- Garrison-Morton 677; PMM 310b; Waller 5796; Wellcome III, p. 515; Norman 1351; Sparrow 133. - FIRST EDITION. "With this book Liebig introduced the concept of metabolism into physiology" (Garrison-Morton). Liebig envisioned his book, titled Die Thierchemie in later editions, as a complement to his researches into the chemistry of plants. In it he showed, "like Lavoisier, that animal heat is not innate, but the result of combustion, introduced the concept of metabolism (Stoffwechsel); and classified animal foodstuffs as fats, carbohydrates and proteins according to their function. He thus became the founder of the modern science of nutrition" (PMM). The work aroused "sharply divergent reactions. Even those who reacted against it, however, began to view the chemical phenomena of life differently than they had before, for Liebig had provided one of the first comprehensive pictures of the overall meaning of the ceaseless chemical exchanges which form an integral part of the vital processes. As with his agricultural chemistry, Liebig's physiological writings provided an impetus which outlasted the refutation of some of his specific theories" (DSB). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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