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        Kupfer-Atlas zu Johann Samuel Traugott Gehler's Physikalischem Wörterbuche neu bearbeitet von Brandes, Gmelin, Horner, Littrow, Muncke, Pfaff. / CCLXXIII Kupfertafeln

      Leipzig: E. B. Schwickert, 1842. First Edition. Boards. Very Good. First Edition. 11 1/4 x 9 inches. Oblong. 1/4 leather over marbled boards. Ex-libary "Deventer Bibliotheek", with blue ink-stamp on title page and a few labels on the spine. Otherwise unmarked. An atlas volume containing all copper plates, with most plates clean, and a few (particularly for Volume 3) browned and spotted. Boards. The ATLAS VOLUME ONLY for Gehler's "Physikalischem Wörterbuche," an early and still useful encyclopedia of the physical sciences. Contains the following plate counts (278 total plus 6 charts): Vol 1: 21, Vol 2: 20, Vol 3: 16, Vol 4: 18, Vol 5: 30, Vol 6: 43 plus 4 charts, Vol 7: 26, Vol 8: 23, Vol 9: 42 plus 2 charts, Vol 10: 34. Plus an additional grouping of 5 plates in the rear. Apparently complete. A separate title page dated 1842 precedes the plates.

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        Meklenburg [Mecklenburg] in Bildern. Redigirt und mit erlaeuterndem Texte begleitet. (1. und 2. Band) [von insg. 4].

      Rostock Verlag von J G Tiedemann (-) 1843 1842 - EA; 2 Bände in 1; ca 21x15 cm; 68, 64 Seiten mit 2 gest. Titelblätter mit Titelvignette und insgesamt 48 altkolorierte lith. Tafeln; Leinwandeinband d. Zt. mit Rückentitel (Einband leicht bestoßen und geringfügig fleckig, die Titelblätter leicht stockfleckig, 2 Tafeln mit geringer Randbräunung; sonst gutes, sauberes Exemplar) 0,000 gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Karte des Königreichs Illyrien und des Herzogthums Steyermark nebst dem Königlich Ungarischen Littorale astronomisch trigonometrisch vermessen, topographisch aufgenommen, reduzirt, gezeichnet und gestochen im topographischen Bureau des K. K. Generalquartiermeisterstabes. Vollendet im K. K. Militärischen Geographischen Institute in Wien.

      Wien, Militärisch Geographisches Institut, 1842. Auf Lwd. aufgezogene Kupferkarte. 22 Blätter in je 8 Segmenten sowie ein gefalt. Übersichtsblatt, zus. lose in Pp.-Schuber d. Zt. Die vorliegende „Spezialkarte“, Teil der sogenannten „zweiten Franziszeischen Landesaufnahme“ der Österreichisch-Ungarischen Monarchie im Maßstab 1:144.000, besteht insgesamt aus 36 Blättern (je ca. 27,5 x 40 cm) sowie der Übersichtskarte. Vorhanden sind die Blätter 1-19, 22, 23 u. 27, welche den nördlichen Teil des genannten Gebietes abdeckt (mit dem Großglockner bzw. Bad Aussee im Nordwesten, Mariazell, Mürzzuschlag u. Hartberg im Nordosten, Tarvis im Südwesten bzw. Cilli und Pettau im Südosten; also dem Gebiet der Steiermark. So auch von alter Hand auf der Übersichtskarte eingezeichnet). - Schuber stärker bestoßen u. mit Bezugsfehlstellen, sonst nur vereinzelt schwach fleckig. - Vgl. Austria Picta 121. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Steiermark, Karte des Königreichs Illyrien und des Herzogthums Steyermark nebst dem Königlich Ungarischen Littorale astronomisch trigonometrisch vermessen, topographisch aufgenommen, reduzirt, gezeichnet und gestochen im topographischen Bureau des K. K. Generalquartiermeisterstabes. Vollendet im K. K. Militärischen Geographischen Institute in Wien, 2. Franziszeischen Landesaufnahme, Zweite Franziszeische, Karte, Karten, Landkarte, Landkarten

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        Boston, with Charlestown and Roxbury.

      London. 1842 - Size: 410 x 345 mm. Good condition. Some age toning. Steel engraving. An interesting town plan of the important and historic North American, Massachusetts city of Boston. As well as delineating downtown Boston, south and east Boston are also engraved. Published for the S.D.U.K. by Chapman and Hall.

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        Die Privilegien der kaiserl. königl. landesfürstlichen Stadt Radkersburg in Untersteyer, nebst einer kurzgefaßten Geschichte und Beschreibung dieser Stadt, ihrer Merkwürdigkeiten und Umgebungen.

      Radkersburg, Alois Weitzinger, 1842. - Erstausgabe; ohne die sechs Tafeln, die diesem Handexemplar nie beigebunden waren. - Der Holzschnitt mit einer Abbildung des ältesten Stadtsiegels von 1418. - Durchschossenes (interfoliiertes) Handexemplar des Verfassers mit zahlr., tlw. umfangreichen Ergänzungen u. Anmerkungen sowie einigen Korrekturen. Titel verso mit dem mont. lithogr. Namensschildchen Hofrichters. - Umschlag berieben u. bestoßen. Unteres Kapital m. Fehlstelle. Innendeckel m. altem Namensstempel. Ecken etw. bestoßen. Gebräunt u. stockfleckig. - Schlossar 212. ge Gewicht in Gramm: 500 8°. Mit einer Holzschn.-Abbildung (Titel verso) u. einem lithogr. Stadtplan. VIII, 168 S., OKart. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        REPORT OF THE CASE OF EDWARD PRIGG AGAINST THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA. ARGUED AND ADJUDGED IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES, AT JANUARY TERM, 1842. IN WHICH IT WAS DECIDED THAT ALL THE LAWS OF THE SEVERAL STATES RELATIVE TO FUGITIVE SLAVES ARE UNCONSTITUTIONAL AND VOID; AND THAT CONGRESS HAVE THE EXCLUSIVE POWER OF LEGISLATION ON THE SUBJECT OF FUGITIVE SLAVES ESCAPING INTO OTHER STATES.

      Stereotyped by L. Johnson,, Philadelphia: 1842 - 140pp, scattered foxing to the early leaves. Bound in original publisher's cloth [worn at extremities], rebacked. Very Good. With the contemporary ownership signature of Abner Updegraff. This is the first edition of "the earliest of the three most important Supreme Court decisions on slavery" [Cover, Justice Accused 166] [the others being Dred Scott and Ableman v. Booth]. It is also the first Supreme Court case construing the Constitution's Fugitive Slave Clause [Article IV Section 2], requiring delivery to the master of his slave who had escaped into another State. With the arguments of counsel, it precedes even the official printing, a measure of public excitement. The case "rivals Dred Scott v. Sandford in historical importance" [Fehrenbacker, The Dred Scott Case 43]. Prigg was a Maryland professional slave-catcher. He seized Margaret Moran, an alleged fugitive, in Pennsylvania, and took her back to Maryland. He had not, as required by Pennsylvania law, obtained a State official's Certificate of Removal; indeed, a Pennsylvania court had refused to issue a Certificate. Pennsylvania indicted him for kidnapping; Maryland extradited him to Pennsylvania, where he was tried and convicted. The issue on appeal was the extent, if any, to which State requirements could alter the Federal constitutional provisions, as elaborated by Congress's Fugitive Slave Act of 1793. Justice Story wrote the Opinion for the Court, Chief Justice Taney concurring, with only one dissent. The Court held that Congress had exclusive power to regulate the rendition of fugitive slaves. Pennsylvania's additional requirement of a Certificate of Removal was void. The Court also held that slave-catchers had a right of 'self-help': that is, they could seize alleged fugitives without judicial approval. But, the Court held, the federal government lacked power to compel State officials to enforce the Fugitive Slave Act. These disparate conclusions increased already-heightened friction between Slave States-- thus emboldened to pursue self-help-- and Free States, thus encouraged to decline aid to slave-catchers.Finkelman 61-63. Cohen 13856. LCP 8466. Sabin 61207. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Map of Afghaunistan, Caubul, the Punjab, Rajpootana, and the River Indus; [together with] Notes to Map of Afghaunistan, the Punjab, &c &c.

      London: James Wyld, 1842 - Original brown diaper cloth, title in gilt to the front panel within elaborate panel. Text in original printed pink paper wrappers. Map-case a little rubbed, and sunned at the spine, map slightly browned verso, the wrappers of the text pamphlet slightly rubbed and with some minor creasing, text toned, but overall both pieces very good. Folding engraved map, coloured in outline, bisected into 24 panels and mounted on linen, opens 600 x 823 mm. First edition of this map of Afghanistan. Uncommon, Copac shows two locations for the map, Oxford and Durham, four further on OCLC, Melbourne, Minnesota, Nebraska and BnF, but just a single location for the accompanying explanatory pamphlet, British Library. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Poetical Works of John Sterling

      Herman Booker, Philadelphia 1842 - Brown cloth binding rubbed at extremities; spine ends & corners frayed; boards soiled; small dinged hole to back board; number label on front paste-down; leaf edges, paste-downs & outer leaves foxed/smudged, else very tight & clean. No dj. ; Owner's name, Horace P. Biddle, (Ohio born, Indiana lawyer, judge, poet, musicologist, and famous hermit) inked on title page.; 8vo; 268 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The ports, harbours, watering-places, and coast scenery of Great Britain (2 Bände, komplett). Illustrated by views taken on the spot, by W.H. Bartlett; with descriptions by William Beattie, M.D.

      London, G. Virtue, 1842. - 4°. 28 cm. 190, 155 Seiten. Halblederbände mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und marmorierten Deckelbezügen. 1. Auflage. Englischsprachige Ausgabe. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen. Einbände stärker berieben, Kanten bestoßen. Seiten stockfleckig. Innenfalzen gerissen. Privater Namenseintrag auf Vorsatz. Gute Exemplare. First edition. English language edition. With many illustrations. Cover rubbed, Cut edges bumped. Pages spotted. Private inscription on flying endpaper. Good copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De L'Esprit des Lois par Montesquieu [And] Commentaire sue L'Esprit..

      1842. Supreme Court Justice Stephen J. Field [Field, Stephen J. (1816-1899)]. Montesquieu, Charles-Louis De Secondat [1689-1755]. De L'Esprit des Lois par Montesquieu. Paris: Daguin Freres, Libraires, 1842. Three volumes. [iv], vi, 508; [iv], 559; [iv], 476 pp. Volume I has portrait frontispiece with tissue overlay. Quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt titles, gilt-edged blind fillets and gilt ornaments to spine, marbled endpapers. [And] [Destutt de Tracy, Antoine Louis Claude (1754-1836)]. Commentaire sur L'Esprit des Lois de Montesquieu; Suivi d'Observations Inedites de Condorcet, Sur le Vingt-Neuvieme Livre du Meme Ouvrage. Edition Entierement Conforme a celle Publiee a Liege en 1817. Paris: Delaunay, Libraire, Palais-Royal, 1819. xvi, 476 pp. Quarter morocco over textured cloth, raised bands, gilt title and gilt ornament to spine, marbled endpapers. Octavo (8" x 5"). Light rubbing to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, some wear to spine ends and corners, a few hinges starting. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, occasional light foxing, faint dampstaining to a few leaves, lower corners of rear free endpaper of each book removed, fragments of later owner label to foot of spines, fragments of later bookplates to front pastedowns, another later bookplate to each front free endpaper. Book ticket of Stephen J. Field to front pastedowns of Volume I and II of De L'Esprit des Lois and Commentaire, his signature and "Paris/ Nov 1848" to front endleaf of each volume of De L'Esprit des Lois. $1,500. * L'Esprit: later edition; Commentaire: third edition. Montesquieu's classic study of the English Constitution and the most important commentary on that work were acquired during a trip to Paris by Stephen Johnson Field, then a lawyer about to move to California. Following the Gold Rush to California in 1848, Field served in local government, the California's state legislature and the Supreme Court of California, He was the principal draftsman of the 1851 California Practice Act. Appointed to the United States Supreme Court in 1863, he remained on the bench until 1897. One of the great justices of the nineteenth century, he had a lasting influence on Constitutional law through his co.

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        Guida di Padova e della sua provincia

      Padua: Seminario, 1842. Octavo (210 x 139 mm). ix, 560 pages. Two large folding lithographed maps: "Pianta della R. Città di Padova" and "Topografia dell'attuale territorio di Padova" (both 17 1/2 x 23 3/4 inches) after Luigi Patella, by A.B. Bresciani, lithographed by Kier, Venice; 20 lithographed plates after G.B. Cecchini by Kier, original tissue guards preserved. Original red velvet, the covers blindstamped with a Rococo design, smooth spine, all edges gilt, label of N. Deanesi on pastedown. A fine and scarce guide to Padua, indexed and illustrated, and divided into six sections following a general introduction: historical background; the principal public artworks of the city (sacred and secular); public institutions; charitable establishments, monasteries, theaters and prisons; geology, hydrology, agriculture, commerce and industry; and principal sites of the province. See also item 400522 for Antonio Neumayr's 1807 work on the statuary of Padua's Pratto delle Valle. Front joint cracked, spine somewhat faded, some foxing and pale dampstaining.

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        De l'Etat actuel de la navigation par la vapeur et des améliorations dont les navires et appareils à vapeur marins sont susceptibles ; suivis de notes explicatives, tableaux, projets, etc.

      - Paris, Librairie sicentifique-industrielle de L. Mathias (Augustin), 1842. In-4, XIX-(1)-335-(1) pp. et 5 planches dépliantes, reliure XIXe demi-basane (épidermure en tête du dos ; découpe dans la marge de la page de titre ; rousseurs sur les premiers feuillets, allant s'estompant). Tampons. Edition originale. Complet des 5 planches dépliantes. Contient une Nomenclature technique anglaise et française relative aux machines et navires à vapeur. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). *** Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *** Langue : Français

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        De L'Esprit des Lois par Montesquieu [And] Commentaire sue L'Esprit...

      1842. Supreme Court Justice Stephen J. Field [Field, Stephen J. (1816-1899)]. Montesquieu, Charles-Louis De Secondat [1689-1755]. De L'Esprit des Lois par Montesquieu. Paris: Daguin Freres, Libraires, 1842. Three volumes. [iv], vi, 508; [iv], 559; [iv], 476 pp. Volume I has portrait frontispiece with tissue overlay. Quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt titles, gilt-edged blind fillets and gilt ornaments to spine, marbled endpapers. [And] [Destutt de Tracy, Antoine Louis Claude (1754-1836)]. Commentaire sur L'Esprit des Lois de Montesquieu; Suivi d'Observations Inedites de Condorcet, Sur le Vingt-Neuvieme Livre du Meme Ouvrage. Edition Entierement Conforme a celle Publiee a Liege en 1817. Paris: Delaunay, Libraire, Palais-Royal, 1819. xvi, 476 pp. Quarter morocco over textured cloth, raised bands, gilt title and gilt ornament to spine, marbled endpapers. Octavo (8" x 5"). Light rubbing to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, some wear to spine ends and corners, a few hinges starting. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, occasional light foxing, faint dampstaining to a few leaves, lower corners of rear free endpaper of each book removed, fragments of later owner label to foot of spines, fragments of later bookplates to front pastedowns, another later bookplate to each front free endpaper. Book ticket of Stephen J. Field to front pastedowns of Volume I and II of De L'Esprit des Lois and Commentaire, his signature and "Paris/ Nov 1848" to front endleaf of each volume of De L'Esprit des Lois. $1,500. * L'Esprit: later edition; Commentaire: third edition. Montesquieu's classic study of the English Constitution and the most important commentary on that work were acquired during a trip to Paris by Stephen Johnson Field, then a lawyer about to move to California. Following the Gold Rush to California in 1848, Field served in local government, the California's state legislature and the Supreme Court of California, He was the principal draftsman of the 1851 California Practice Act. Appointed to the United States Supreme Court in 1863, he remained on the bench until 1897. One of the great justices of the nineteenth century, he had a lasting influence on Constitutional law through his co.

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        Rules of the Finsbury Government Annuity Institution Established in Connection with the Finsbury Bank for Savings, Sekforde Street, Clerkenwell Green, for Granting Government Annuities.

      London; J B W Knight, 1842 - Octavo. 12 pp in stitched pictorial blue card wraps. Name and reference numbers handwritten top edge front cover. Central crease where booklet has been folded, plusfurther minor creasingat corners and minor wear to tail of spine. Some annotation and lining in text; Certificate of Contract to pp 12 completed, plus completed Receipt tipped-in to rear cover, both dated 1849. A rare survival, setting out all the rules of the institution.

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        Scènes de la vie privée et publique des animaux

      - Chez Hetzel et Paulin, à Paris 1842, 18x26,5cm, 386pp. et 390pp., 2 volumes reliés. - edizione originale, illustrato con 201 figure inserto e 120 fregi della Grandville. Leganti dolore a metà rosso con angoli ca 1860. Torna fasce decorate. 3 strofinato angoli. Foglio 123 del Volume 1 e distacco emerse. Superiore destro del Volume 2 scrostate spessore 2 cm. Alcuni foxing molto raro e pallido su una buona carta bianca. Nizza copia. Non c'è bisogno di introdurre questa famosa satira pubblicazione della società contemporanea del Secondo Impero, la cui azienda è dovuta a Hetzel, che sotto lo pseudonimo Stahl ha firmato numerosi testi e commissionato testi a piume famosi del tempo Balzac, Musset, sabbia, il BEDOLLIERE ... l'ultimo capitolo racconta la prigionia di vari autori che si può vedere in diverse piante luoghi giardino. Una delle grandi opere di fantasia di Grandville, pieno di verve e fantasia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, illustrée de 201 figures hors-texte et de 120 vignettes par Grandville.  Reliures en demi maroquin rouge à coins de chagrin ca 1860. Dos à nerfs ornés. Têtes dorées. 3 coins frottés. Des traces de frottements à un nerf et à certaines bordures. Feuillet 123 du tome 1 se détachant et ressorti. Coin droit haut du tome 2 éraflé sur 2cm. Quelques très rares et pâles rousseurs sur un papier bien blanc.  Bel exemplaire. On ne présente plus cette publication célèbre, satire de la société contemporaine parisienne du Second empire, dont l'entreprise est due à Hetzel, qui sous le pseudonyme de Stahl a signé plusieurs textes et a commandé des textes aux plumes les plus célèbres de l'époque : Balzac, Musset, Sand, La Bedollière... Le dernier chapitre raconte l'emprisonnement des différents écrivains que l'on peut voir dans différents emplacements au Jardin des plantes. Une des grandes oeuvres d'imagination de Grandville, pleine de verve et de fantaisie.  

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        Recuerdos y Bellezas de España. Mallorca

      1842 - Encuadernado en plena piel con tejuelos, formato folio. 338 p. 31 láminas incluida portada dibujadas al natural por F. J. Parcerisa, dibujante, pintor y litógrafo romántico español. texto orlado. Con alguna leve marca de óxido. Buen estado general de la obra. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DERNIERS PERFECTIONNEMENTS APPORTÉS AU DAGUERRÉOTYPE.; AUGMENTÉE DE L'EMPLOL DE L'IODURE DE BROME SANS BOÎTE ÀLODE; D'UN PROCÉDÉ POUR COLORER LES ÉPREUVES ET LES FIXER À FROID; DE LEUR REPRODUCTION EN CUIVRE, ET DE LEUR DORURE PAR LA GALVANOPLASTIE, ETC; D'UNE NOTICE SUR L'EMPLOI DE L'EAU BROMÉE, PAR M. H. FIZEAU

      Paris: N.-P. Lerebours; Bachelier; London: Claudet, 1842. Third edition. 8vo., 77 pp., large folding plate, [1], [16] catalogue. Quarter morocco and marbled board with the moderately soiled original printed wrappers, bound-in. A fine and bright copy. Marc Antoine Augustin Gaudin (1804 - 1880) a skilled French chemist and an early practitioner of the daguerreian process, joined with Noël-Paymal Lerebours (1807 - 1873) an optician and instrument maker, to published this work on an improved daguerreian process: one that made possible shorter exposures and would allow for portraiture. Lerebours lenses and cameras were among the first commercially marketed; it was before the end of 1839 that Lerebours had constructed a large daguerreotype camera, which produced pictures of 12 x 15 (French) inches. Both Gaudin and Lerebours were founding members of the Société Héliographique. First published in January of 1842, but dated 1841 on the title page, the first edition was only 48 pp. in length, with pages 49 - 54 a catalog of Lerebours daguerreian equipment as well as a lengthy advertisement of his publication, EXCURSIONS DAGUERRIENNES. By May of 1842, this manual was in its third iteration with new processes added bringing the manual to 77 pp. Following the folded engraved plate is Lerebours' priced catalogue [16 pp.] of daguerreian apparatus, supplies, publications, and a lengthy advertisement for his EXCURSIONS DAGUERRIENNES.Bellier de la Chavignerie, Manuel Bibliographie du Photographe Francais, 1863, No. 15, listing the first printing. Roosens and Salu No. 2830, listing the first edition.

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        DESCRIPTION ET USAGE DE DAGUERRÉOTYPE A PORTRAITS

      Paris: Chez Buron, Ingénieur - Opticien, 1842. First edition. 12mo., 24 pp., 1 engraved plate. Original printed wrappers which show modest staining on the rear, else a fine copy, housed in a paper over boards pamphlet case with printed paper labels. Little seems to be known of Buron; he maintained a business as an optician and engineer on the rue des Trois-Pavillons, Paris. In the early 1840s, portraiture was of a very low quality, given the lenses available which were more suited to landscape photography than portraiture; the lenses needed to be faster and with less distortion for a close subject. In the spring of 1840, the Société d'Encouragement pour l'Industrie Nationale, announced a competition to encourage improvements in the photographic lenses. Among the award winners was Buron, who received a bronze medal for his ingenious portable camera and darkroon, all contained in a single box, weighing approximately 8 1/4 pounds. Two lenses could be used with this camera: one for portraiture and one for landscape. See Gernsheim p. 117. This pamphlet is a manual for making Daguerreotypes; the engraved plate illustrates Buron's portable camera / darkroom. WorldCat locates a single copy at Universiteit Leiden. Roosens and Salu No. 2824. Bellier de la Chavignerie, Manuel Bibliographie du Photographe Francais, 1863, No. 14.

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        Solidarité. Vue synthétique sur la doctrine de Charles Fourier

      Rare first edition. Bound in half red roan, smooth spine tooled typographical motifs and golden liserets with a small scratch in mind, contemporary binding. Important book for understanding the doctrine fourierriste. Autograph signed by the author. Nice copy free of foxing. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! A la librairie de l'école sociétaire Paris 1842 12,5x21cm relié

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        Scènes de la vie privée et publique des animaux

      first edition, illustrated with 201 figures hors-texte and 120 vignettes by Grandville.Binders in half-chagrin fir tree, back with four nerves set with gold garlands and adorned with triple gilded and decorated boxes, marbled paper plates, guards and counterplates of paper to the vat, marbled edges, blunt corners, bindings of the time signed Of Werner.This famous publication, satire of the contemporary society of the Second Empire, is no longer exhibited, the work of which is due to Hetzel, who under the pseudonym of Stahl has signed several texts and commissioned texts with the most famous feathers of the time : Balzac, Musset, Sand, La Bedollière ... The last chapter tells the imprisonment of the different writers that can be seen in different locations in the Jardin des Plantes. One of the great works of imagination of Grandville, full of verve and fantasy.The pamphlet comprising the sheets 127-128 and two boards is untied, the inner hinge of the first volume is slotted.Exemplary, fresh and free of freckles. Chez Hetzel et Paulin à Paris 1842 18x26,5cm 2 volumes reliés

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        Sessio Quarta Concilii Tridentini vindicata, seu Introductio in Scripturas Deutero-canonicas Veteris Testamenti, per Aloisium Vincenzi Sammaurensem, in Romano Archigymnasio Littera

      Typis S.C. de Propaganda Fide, 1842. Opera in 3 parti divisa in 2 voll. in 8_, br., pp. 248, 167. In latino. Intonso, con barbe. Al primo vol.: mancanze al dorso, segni di tarlo alle prime carte che non interessano il testo, fior., leg. salda._ Al secondo vol.: fior., leg. salda._ Discrete condizioni._

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        Catalogue of a Collection of Minerals and Geological Specimens.

      December 1842 - manuscript in ink on paper, 28 leaves, 4to, written on rectos only, a few corrections in ink and pencil, original black paper wrappers, upper fore-edge frayed and spine partly defective, [together with:] a wooden sample tray with some 60 odd samples of minerals, most with tiny printed numbered labels (numbers corresponding to the Catalogue), either loose or in small sample bottle sealed with corks, Listed are 442 items in various categories, usually with a note of the origin of the sample - mainly the British Isles, but also from all over the world - with the occasional note about a particular sample. We are slightly vague about the number since some are fragments only (perhaps broken off). Some 43 are loose, and 13 in tiny sample bottles (there are also 4 empty bottles and 3 loose corks). This is an early example of a Tennant Catalogue. James Tennant, (1808–1881), was 'in October 1824 apprenticed as shop assistant to John Mawe, mineral dealer, of 149 Strand, London. Mawe had been a great traveller and his shop was a resort for men of science from all over the world. Here Tennant gained his acquaintance with minerals. Mawe also sold turned ornamental marbles worked in Derbyshire, business which Tennant continued after Mawe's death.Tennant attended lectures at his mechanics' institute and, later, those given by Michael Faraday at the Royal Institution. Faraday was a Mawe customer; he bought minerals there for use in his experiments. When Mawe died in 1829 his widow, Sarah, maintained the business, with Tennant now as resident manager. In 1838 Tennant was elected a fellow of the Geological Society, and was appointed to assist John Phillips (1800–1874) as lecturer in geological mineralogy at King's College, London, on Faraday's recommendation. 'His class here [became] the largest in the kingdom' (ILN, 12 March 1881). Sarah Mawe had been created mineralogist to Queen Victoria on her accession. In February 1840 Tennant purchased the Mawe business and, on 15 October 1840, he inherited this title. The business lay only three doors from Somerset House, home of the Geological Society of London from 1828 to 1860, which helped to extend his circle of customers. By 1844 Tennant's shop was already"'too well known to require comment" (G. A. Mantell, Medals of Creation, 2.987)' (ODNB). According to the Mineralogical Record, 'although the range of material he offered was notable, he was not an important supplier of individual specimen minerals. Boxed educational sets comprise most of the known Tennant minerals today, the more expensive ones containing excellent specimens. Individually labeled Tennant minerals are very rare, as are Tennant labels in general. A list of the labeled minerals is available on request.

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        The Operatives' Magazine

      Lowell: Printed for the Association, by Wm. Schouler, 1842. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair. 8vo. iv, 128pp., 145pp-192pp. Three quarter leather binding with brownish marbled paper covered boards. Spine is perished. Boards and leather are very worn. Front end sheet removed. Text starting to separate into two sections midway through book. Light toning and scattered foxing to contents. The Operatives' Magazine includes numbers 1-8 (April-November, 1842) and numbers 10-12 (January-March 1842). Issue 10, December 1841, is missing. Bound in after the March issue of Operatives Magazine are five issues of "The Union Missionary Herald" January-May 1842. These issues are illustrated with one plate and a few sketches. The months of April and March are not bound in order. The Union Missionary Herald was an anti-Slavery publication.

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        Bibliomania; Or Book Madness; A Bibliographical Romance. Illustrated With Cuts. New And Improved Edition, To Which Are Now Added Preliminary Observations, And A Supplement Including A Key To The Assumed Characters In The Drama

      London: Henry G. Bohn. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1842. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; Pagination: xiv/618 plus 63 pages of preliminary observations and xxxiv pages of indices Width: 7" Height: 10.5". A number of engravings. Couple leaves printed in red and black. Possibly the most renowned classic about "Book Madness". Rebacked with original boards retained. Notes: This antique volume is bound in original rebacked paper-covered boards. Vellum spine has dark red leather label with stamped gilt lettering. The front and red boards display light soiling and cracking at edges of spine. Minor loss of material can be seen at the outside corners of the boards. The binding is sound. The pages exhibit occasional light foxing. This work is illustrated with a frontispiece, a title page vignette, illustrated dedication page, head- and tailpieces, historiated initials and numerous textual illustrations. Thomas Frognall Dibdin, English bibliographer, born at Calcutta, was the son of Thomas Dibdin, the sailor brother of Charles Dibdin. Dibdin was orphaned at a young age. His father died in 1778 while returning to England and his mother died one of the following two years, and an elderly maternal aunt eventually assumed responsibility for Dibdin. He was educated at St John's College, Oxford, and studied for a time at Lincoln's Inn. After an unsuccessful attempt to obtain practice as a provincial counsel at Worcester, he was ordained a clergyman at the close of 1804, being appointed to a curacy at Kensington. It was not until 1823 that he received the living of Exning in Sussex. Soon afterwards he was appointed by Lord Liverpool to the rectory of St Mary's, Bryanston Square, which he held until his death. The first of his numerous bibliographical works was his "Introduction to the Knowledge of Editions of the Classics" (1802) , which brought him under the notice of the second Earl Spencer, to whom he owed much important aid in his bibliographical pursuits. The rich library at Althorp was thrown open to him; he spent much of his time in it, and in 1814-1815 published his "Bibliotheca Spenceriana." As the library was not open to the general public, the information given in the Bibliotheca was found very useful, but since its author was unable even to read the characters in which the books he described were written, the work was marred by the errors which more or less characterize all his productions. This fault of inaccuracy however was less obtrusive in his series of playful, discursive works in the form of dialogues on his favourite subject, the first of which, "Bibliomania" (1809) , was republished with large additions in 1811, and was very popular, passing through numerous editions. To the same class belonged the "Bibliographical Decameron," a larger work, which appeared in 1817. In 1810 he began the publication of a new and much extended edition of "Ames's Typographical Antiquities." The first volume was a great success, but the publication was checked by the failure of the fourth volume, and was never completed. In 1818 Dibdin was commissioned by Earl Spencer to purchase books for him on the continent, an expedition described in his sumptuous "Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany" (1821). In 1824 he made an ambitious venture in his "The Library Companion, or the Young Man's Guide and Old Man's Comfort in the Choice of a Library," intended to point out the best works in all departments of literature. His culture was not broad enough, however, to render him competent for the task, and the work was severely criticized. For some years Dibdin gave himself up chiefly to religious literature. He returned to bibliography in his "Bibliophobia, or Remarks on the Present Depression in the State of Literature and the Book Trade" (1832) , and the same subject furnishes the main interest of his "Reminiscences of a Literary Life" (1836) , and his "Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in the Northern Counties of England and Scotland" (1838). Dibdin was the originator and vice-president, Earl Spencer being the president, of the Roxburghe Club, founded in 1812, the first "book club." ; 0 .

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        THE SONGS OF CHARLES DIBDIN, CHRONOLOGICALLY ARRANGED, WITH NOTES, HISTORICAL, BIOGRAPHICAL, AND CRITICAL; AND THE MUSIC OF THE BEST AND MOST POPULAR OF THE MELODIES, WITH PIANO-FORTE ACCOMPANIMENTS. TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A MEMOIR OF THE AUTHOR, BY GEORGE HOGARTH, ESQ

      London: How & Parsons, 1842. First edition. Fine. First edition. Two volumes. xxviii, 318p, [ii, ad]; 368p. Engraved frontispiece portrait. The second volume is entirely printed music. Bound in half green morocco with pattern paper sides and endpapers, t.e.g., the spine with gilt titles and music ornaments in the panels.

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        The Spirit of the Nation or, Ballads and Songs by The Writers of "The Nation" with Original and Ancient Music, arranged for the Voice and Pianoforte.

      New Edition, with preface and Introduction by W.H.Grattan Flood. Quarto. XXII, 368 pages - including the often missing Corrigenda Leaf (Errata). Original, illustrated Hardcover. Beautifully illustrated clothbinding that has been recently professionally restored. All edges gilt. New endpapers. Besides a 6 cm smudged repair to the front board in excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. A very rare and sought after publication. The Nation was an Irish nationalist weekly newspaper, published in the 19th century. The Nation was printed first at 12 Trinity Street, Dublin from 15 October 1842 until 6 January 1844. The paper was afterwards published at 4 D'Olier Street from 13 July 1844, to 28 July 1848, when the issue for the following day was seized and the paper suppressed. It was published again in Middle Abbey Street on its revival in September 1849. The founders of The Nation were three young men two Catholics and one Protestant who, according to the historian of the newspaper T. F. O'Sullivan, were all "free from the slightest taint of bigotry, and were anxious to unite all creeds and classes for the country's welfare.". They were Charles Gavan Duffy, its first editor Thomas Davis, and John Blake Dillon. All three were members of Daniel O'Connell's Repeal Association, which sought repeal of the disastrous 1800 Act of Union between Ireland and Britain this association would later be known as Young Ireland.The name suggested by Duffy for the paper was The National, but Davis disagreed, suggesting "that the use of an adjective for such a purpose was contrary to the analogies of the English language". He suggested The Nation, which was assented to by all three.. "We desired to make Ireland a nation," Duffy wrote, "and the name would be a fitting prelude to the attempt.". In due course and after many other consultations between the founders, the following announcement was made as to the date of publication, the name of the journal, and the contributors:.On the first Saturday in October will be published the first number of a DUBLIN WEEKLY JOURNAL TO BE CALLED THE NATION, for which the services of the most eminent political writers in the country have been secured. It will be edited by Charles Gavan Duffy, Editor of The Vindicator, aided by the, following distinguished contributors: JOHN O'CONNELL, ESQ., M.P. Thomas Osborne Davis, Esq., Barrister-at-Law W. J. O'Neill Daunt, Esq., Author of The Green Book, John B. Dillon, Esq., Barrister-at-Law Clarence Mangan, Esq., Author of Anthologia Germanica and Litterae Orientales The Late Editor of the London Magazine and Charivari, J. C. Fitzgerald, Editor of The True Sun, And others whose names we are not at liberty to publish. The paper was first published on Saturday 15th October 1842. (Wikipedia)

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        STORIA DELLE CROCIATE nuovamente recata in italiano sopra la sesta edizione francese.

      1842. Firenze Batelli 1842 2 volumi in 4° Pagine XXXIII + 740 + 806 Legatura coeva in mezza pelle. Titolo e fregi oro al dorso. Piatti marmorizzati. Legatura un poco consunta ma in ottime condizioni. Internamente alcune macchiette marginali che non ledono il testo e sporadiche fioriture. 100 incisioni fuori testo incise da Gozzini. Ritratto dell'Autore in antiporta inciso da Campanatico. 1 grande carta geografica ripiegata alla fine del secondo volume. Nel complesso ottima copia. Storia delle crociate dal 1096 fino alla crociata dei fanciulli del 1212 con numerosi documenti allegati: lettera del patriarca d'Antiochia e degli altri vescovi ai fedeli d'Occidente; lettera di Boemondo figliuolo di Guiscardo, lettera di Dagoberto, lettera de' crociati a Papa Urbano, degli Israeliti in Frncia, in Allemagna, in Inghilterra, in Spagna e in Italia.

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        ANNALI DI LIVORNO DALLA SUA ORIGINE SINO ALL'ANNO DI GESU' CRISTO 1840. Colle notizie riguardanti i luoghi più notevoli antichi e moderni dei suoi contorni. 1842-1856.

      Giulio Sardi, Livorno 1842 - Prima edizione. Opera completa in quattro volumi. Cm.24,4x15,7. Pg.X, 430; 570; 552; 732, XL. Legatura coeva in mz.pelle con titoli e fregi in oro al dorso. Una tavola in grande formato con una doppia pianta della città di Livorno. In fine al quarto volume è aggiunto l'"Indice ragionato degli Annali di Livorno", redatto a cura di Cesare Caporali (Livorno, Sardi, 1856), Sono unite solo due delle tre tavole fuori testo in grande formato, rispettivamente al terzo e al quarto volume. Esemplare da studio, completo nel testo, che presenta bruniture diffuse e numerose chiose e sottolineature ad inchiostro. La legatura del quarto volume è diversa rispetto agli altri. Fondamentale studio di storia livornese. > Lozzi, 2299 "Raro. L'opera non va oltre all'epoca XVI colle relative annotazioni, ossia sino agli anni 1737. Molto difficile a trovarla completa per le molte vicende a cui l'impressione andò soggetta". "Mostra Editoria Livornese" (Casa della Cultura, Maggio 1964), 625. 4150 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DERNIERS PERFECTIONNEMENTS APPORTÉS AU DAGUERRÉOTYPE.; AUGMENTÉE DE L'EMPLOL DE L'IODURE DE BROME SANS BOÎTE ÀLODE; D'UN PROCÉDÉ POUR COLORER LES ÉPREUVES ET LES FIXER À FROID; DE LEUR REPRODUCTION EN CUIVRE, ET DE LEUR DORURE PAR LA GALVANOPLASTIE, ETC; D'UNE NOTICE SUR L'EMPLOI DE L'EAU BROMÉE, PAR M. H. FIZEAU

      N.-P. Lerebours; Bachelier; London: Claudet, Paris 1842 - 8vo., 77 pp., large folding plate, [1], [16] catalogue. Quarter morocco and marbled board with the moderately soiled original printed wrappers, bound-in. A fine and bright copy. Marc Antoine Augustin Gaudin (1804 - 1880) a skilled French chemist and an early practitioner of the daguerreian process, joined with Noël-Paymal Lerebours (1807 - 1873) an optician and instrument maker, to published this work on an improved daguerreian process: one that made possible shorter exposures and would allow for portraiture. Lerebours lenses and cameras were among the first commercially marketed; it was before the end of 1839 that Lerebours had constructed a large daguerreotype camera, which produced pictures of 12 x 15 (French) inches. Both Gaudin and Lerebours were founding members of the Société Héliographique. First published in January of 1842, but dated 1841 on the title page, the first edition was only 48 pp. in length, with pages 49 - 54 a catalog of Lerebours daguerreian equipment as well as a lengthy advertisement of his publication, EXCURSIONS DAGUERRIENNES. By May of 1842, this manual was in its third iteration with new processes added bringing the manual to 77 pp. Following the folded engraved plate is Lerebours' priced catalogue [16 pp.] of daguerreian apparatus, supplies, publications, and a lengthy advertisement for his EXCURSIONS DAGUERRIENNES.Bellier de la Chavignerie, Manuel Bibliographie du Photographe Francais, 1863, No. 15, listing the first printing. Roosens and Salu No. 2830, listing the first edition.

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        DEH-HE-WA-MIS: OR, A NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF MARY JEMISON: OTHERWISE

      1842. [JEMISON, Mary] SEAVER, James E. DEH-HE-WA-MIS: OR, A NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF MARY JEMISON: OTHERWISE CALLED THE WHITE WOMAN ... Batavia, NY: William Seaver and Son, 1842. (Enlarged and revised edition.) 192 pp. 16mo., brown ribbed cloth stamped in gilt and blind. Cloth and gilt lettering bright; spine slightly rolled, worn at corners, heel and crown. Endpapers heavily foxed, with ink ownership and pencil marks to front flyleaf. Moderate foxing throughout text. Title page continued: "... who was taken captive by the Indians in MDCCLV; and who continued with them seventy eight years. Containing an account of the murder of her father and his family; her marriages and sufferings; Indian barbarities, customs and traditions. Carefully taken from her own words ... Also the life of Hiokatoo, and Ebenezer Allen; a sketch of General Sullivan's campaign; tragedy of the 'Devil's Hole,' etc. The whole revised, corrected, and enlarged: with descriptive and historical sketches of the Six Nations, the Genesee country, and other interesting facts connected with the narrative: by Ebenerzer Mix."

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        DERNIERS PERFECTIONNEMENTS APPORTÉS AU DAGUERRÉOTYPE.; AUGMENTÉE DE L'EMPLOL DE L'IODURE DE BROME SANS BOÎTE ÀLODE; D'UN PROCÉDÉ POUR COLORER LES ÉPREUVES ET LES FIXER À FROID; DE LEUR REPRODUCTION EN CUIVRE, ET DE LEUR DORURE PAR LA GALVANOPLASTIE, ETC; D'UNE NOTICE SUR L'EMPLOI DE L'EAU BROMÉE, PAR M. H. FIZEAU

      Paris: N.-P. Lerebours; Bachelier; London: Claudet, 1842. Third edition. 8vo., 77 pp., large folding plate, [1], [16] catalogue. Quarter morocco and marbled board with the moderately soiled original printed wrappers, bound-in. A fine and bright copy. Marc Antoine Augustin Gaudin (1804 - 1880) a skilled French chemist and an early practitioner of the daguerreian process, joined with Noël-Paymal Lerebours (1807 - 1873) an optician and instrument maker, to published this work on an improved daguerreian process: one that made possible shorter exposures and would allow for portraiture. Lerebours lenses and cameras were among the first commercially marketed; it was before the end of 1839 that Lerebours had constructed a large daguerreotype camera, which produced pictures of 12 x 15 (French) inches. Both Gaudin and Lerebours were founding members of the Société Héliographique. First published in January of 1842, but dated 1841 on the title page, the first edition was only 48 pp. in length, with pages 49 - 54 a catalog of Lerebours daguerreian equipment as well as a lengthy advertisement of his publication, EXCURSIONS DAGUERRIENNES. By May of 1842, this manual was in its third iteration with new processes added bringing the manual to 77 pp. Following the folded engraved plate is Lerebours' priced catalogue [16 pp.] of daguerreian apparatus, supplies, publications, and a lengthy advertisement for his EXCURSIONS DAGUERRIENNES. Bellier de la Chavignerie, Manuel Bibliographie du Photographe Francais, 1863, No. 15, listing the first printing. Roosens and Salu No. 2830, listing the first edition.

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        Whaling Broadside - List of Shipping Owned in New-London October 1st, 1842. Employed in the Whale Fishery &ct.

      New London, CT: A.G. Seaman, 1842. Single sheet, 22 x 18 inches, with decorative type border enclosing a printed area of 17 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches "With an account of the oil and bone brought into New-London, from April 1, 1842 to October 1, 1842." Fifty vessels are named, with information on tonnage, owner and date of sailing. A smaller box in the lower right corner lists twenty vessels and the amounts of "sperm oil, whale oil, elephant oil and bone" landed in that port between April and October 1842. All the information conforms with that given in Starbuck except for the ship "Robert Bourne" spelled "Robert Bowne in this broadside, and the schooner "Pacific" listed in the broadside as having sailed in 1842, though it is not listed in Starbuck. This is a rare broadside. No copies appear in Worldcat, AAS, or any other collections that I have searched. Old fold marks, Three inch tear along right center fold with no loss.

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        RABBINISCHE GUTACHTEN U¨BER DIE VERTRA¨GLICHKEIT DER FREIEN FORSCHUNG MIT DEM RABBINERAMTE [BOUND WITH] ZULA¨SSIGKEIT UND DRINGLICHKEIT DER SYNAGOGEN-REFORMEN

      Breslau: Druck Von. L. Freund; Wien (Vienna) : Franz Edlen Von Schmid Und J. J. Busch, 1842. 1st Edition. Later Blue Boards. 8vo. 3 volumes of early German Reform Sermons bound in 1. Includes both volumes of

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        Polled Angus Breed

      London: [Wilson & Ogilvie for] Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1842. Hand-coloured lithograph by Fairland from a drawing by William Nicholson, after a painting by William Shiels. Very good condition. A beautiful and carefully observed portrait of one of the most historically important breeds of cow, from David Low's "The Breeds of the Domestic Animals of the British Islands," a famous pioneering work illustrating the forerunners of all of today's most important breeds of horses, cows, sheep and pigs. David Low, professor of Agriculture at Edinburgh University, produced these beautiful lithographs as a reference for those interested in the infant science of selective breeding. He was concerned that the majority of farmers or breeders did not understand the relatively simple concept of matching a breed to its environment to improve its productivity. With the help of a government grant from Earl Spencer, Low set up the agricultural museum in Edinburgh. The artist William Shiels of the Royal Scottish Academy was commissioned to produce a series of paintings of all the significant breeds of economic significance in Great Britain at the time. These paintings were then used as the basis for Low's important work. Cf. BM(NH) III, p.1184; cf. Mellon, Books on the Horse and Horsemanship, 168; cf. Nissen, ZBI, 2564; cf. Wood, p.442.

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        The works Complete in one volume

      London: John Murray, 1842. One volume extended to 3, thick 8vo; engraved portrait frontispiece and additional title pages in each volume, extra-illustrated with 425 plates, text in double column; late 19th-century three-quarter burgundy morocco over marbled boards, gilt spines in 6 compartments, t.e.g., marbled endpapers; spines a touch faded, front free endpaper of the first volume separated but present, else about fine.

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        The works...Complete in one volume

      London: John Murray, 1842. One volume extended to 3, thick 8vo; engraved portrait frontispiece and additional title pages in each volume, extra-illustrated with 425 plates, text in double column; late 19th-century three-quarter burgundy morocco over marbled boards, gilt spines in 6 compartments, t.e.g., marbled endpapers; spines a touch faded, front free endpaper of the first volume separated but present, else about fine.

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        Espana Artistica y monumental Vista y Descripcion de los Sitios y Monumentos Mas Notables de Espana ( THREE VOLUMES).

      Hauser y Menet, Paris 1842 - Large Folio. (378 x 532 mm) Volume I: 99 pp. 47 lithographed plates including a frontispiece, volume inscribed at front endpaper as follows: Ernest Fontaine, souvenir d’amitie L. Haller" / Volume II: 91 pp. + 47 lithographed plates including a frontispiece / Volume III: 103 pp. + 47 lithographed plates including a frontispiece, contemporary quarter calf, title gilt on raised decorated spine of six compartments, edges slightly bumped & rubbed, marbled endpapers, book plate Vervaisse verso front cover, small stamp "Ernest Fontanier, Clermont-Ferrand" spotting & foxing, sometimes heavy, otherwise set in good condition published 1842-50. MONUMENTAL WORK. Genaro Perez De Villa-Amil, the famous Spanish romantic painter in the nineteenth century. His father was also a painter and a professor at the Military School in Santiago. In 1832 he attended the "The Parnasillo" with José de Espronceda, Patricio de la Escosura and Ventura de la Vega. He travelled through Spain in the company of English Romantic painter David Roberts, looking the picturesque landscapes. In 1835 he received the chair of landscape in the San Fernando School, becoming head of the institution in 1845. Due to his relation with Isabel II, he became a court painter. At the height of his fame, he died in Madrid in 1854, at the age 47. The text of this monumental work was written by Don Patricio de la Escosura and engravings made by leading lithographers of Paris. Between 1842 and 1850 the prestigious Paris. Ref: Brunet II, 1057; Palau 82011. Size: Large Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Heilige Schrift des Alten und Neuen Testaments, nach der deutschen Übersetzung Dr. Martin Luthers. Mit 31 chromographierten und 61 Tondruck-Vollbildern nach klassischen Gemälden alter und neuer Meister der deutschen, italienischen, holländischen und französischen Schule und Entwürfen der Wandsbeker Kunstanstalt. Erster und zweiter Band.

      Ein Frontispiz (Portrait Martin Luther), zusammen (XIV) Seiten, 1 Widmungsblatt für Kaiser Wilhelm II, 1842 634 Spalten mit 31 chromographierten und 61 Tondruck-Vollbildern nach klassischen Gemälden alter und neuer Meister der deutschen, italienischen, spanischen, holländischen und französischen Schule und Entwürfen der Wandsbeker Kunstanstalt. Druck der Titel, der Initialen und Einfassungslinien in Rot und Schwarz. 39 x 30 cm, schwarze Original-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rücken- und Deckeltiteln, Einfassungsslinien und Vignetten, dreiseitiger Goldschnitt, Lesebändchen, in je einer leinenbezogenen Kassette. Die im Titel erwähnte Haus- und Familienchronik hier nicht mit eingebunden ! ! !, Die Kassetten beschädigt, die Bücher gut bis sehr gut erhalten. Prachtausgabe ! ! !

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        Group of 15 documents (see below for details).

      Various publishers, 1842. The culture and politics of central Mexico in the 19th century often did not coincide with those of the Yucatan, especially after the dissolution of the constitution of the First Empire. The long-smoldering discontent that the post-Empire constitutions engendered reached the breaking point for the Yucatecans in March of 1841 and on the 16th of that month => the peninsula declared its independence from the rest of Mexico. The Yucatecans were perhaps encouraged by the Tejanos and their successful separation from Mexico in 1836. The four manuscript documents, two broadsides, and nine newspapers in this collection date from the period of the first Mexican invasion of the peninsula and the central government's failed attempt to quell what it saw as a rebellion -- an invasion that was not repelled until April, 1843. Included here are: 1) A pair of letters dated Merida 17 and 24 January 1843, from Juan de Regil to Mauricio de Santelices of Havana regarding the political situation. 2) A printed broadside proclamation by President Miguel Barbachano (Mérida, 2 December 1842), imposing a heavy tax on and forced loans from the nation's industrialists, merchants, and professionals. 3) A manuscript extract from a letter (Merida, 21 December 1842) from an unknown Spanish national to Santelices, requesting assistance in leaving Yucatan due to the oppressive new tax, but also giving first-hand information about => military operations. 4) An Autograph Letter Signed, Campeche, 17 February 1843, from Geronimo Ferrer y Valls (Spanish commercial agent in Yucatan) to the Captain General of Cuba in Havana, expressing concern for the safety of Spanish nationals in the Yucatan and containing details of => murders and summary military executions. 5) A printed broadside entitled Opinion General, Verdaderas ideas y convicciones de las secciones del ejército del Estado acampadas extramuros de esta Ciudad (Campeche: José M. Peralta, 1843). And, 6) Nine issues of the Boletin del Espiritu del Siglo dated January to June 1843, most with => excellent content on Yucatecan resistance to the invasion by Mexico. The Boletin del Espiritu del Siglo (published in Campeche by Jose Maria Peralta) is quite scarce, with only Yale reporting ownership of a very good but incomplete run. Present here are issues from 1843: 43 (7 January), 46 (13 January), 48 (15 January), 52 (19 January), 53 (20 January), 63 (30 January), 144 (22 April), 148 (26 April), and 189 (6 June). => Primary source material on the Republic of the Yucatan is rare.

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        (Avifauna Sardiniens). Elenco degli uccelli che trovansi nellÂ’Isola di Sardegna od Ornitologia sarda.

      Turin, Reycend 1842.. Oktav. Aufwendig vergoldetes Ganzmaroquin der Zeit, mit Innen- und Stehkantenvergoldung sowie dreiseitigem Goldschnitt (kaum bestoßen oder berieben, Buchblock an zwei Stellen etwas aufgebrochen, jedoch nicht lose, Rücken etwas ausgeblichen). XII, 207 (+1) S., 1 Bl., mit einer Holzschnittvignette auf dem Titel (Vogelfänger auf der Jagd) und einer weiteren auf S. 1 (Kardinal). Insgesamt ungewöhnliches, in einen Romantikereinband gefaßtes Exemplar in sehr guter Erhaltung. Erste Ausgabe und zugleich erste Lokalavifauna Sardiniens. – Zimmer 124. Wood 278. Ceresoli 131: „Edizione originale, assai rara. Bella e nitida stampa.” – Detailliertes, taxonomisch nach Linné angeordnetes Verzeichnis der Vogelwelt Sardiniens, gewidmet Emanuele Vittorio II., König von Sardinien (und später Italiens). Bemerkenswert sind u.a. die zahlreich angeführten Namensvarianten der Vogelarten, hierunter Vulgärnamen ebenso wie frühere wissenschaftliche Benennungen mit Quellenangabe. – Der Verfasser war Archäologe und Direktor des Königlichen Naturhistorischen Museums in Cagliari. Ein auf Caras Werk aufbauendes, erweitertes Verzeichnis publizierte der italienische Ornithologe Tommaso Salvadori im Jahre 1863.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Stefan Wulf]
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        Regent Street looking towards the Quadrant.

      Thomas Shotter Boys. Regent Street looking towards the Quadrant. Original lithograph with original hand colour from the deluxe edition, printed by Charles Hullmandel, London 1842. 350 x 402 mm. £1150

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        The Bank, looking towards The Mansion House.

      London 1842 - Tinted lithograph. Dimensions: 52.5 x 36 cm. Abbey Scenery 239 From 'London As It Is'.

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        Group of 15 documents (see below for details).

      Campeche, Merida: Various publishers, 1842–43. Folio and slightly smaller (31 cm; 12.25"; and slightly smaller). 38 pp. (11 blank). The culture and politics of central Mexico in the 19th century often did not coincide with those of the Yucatan, especially after the dissolution of the constitution of the First Empire. The long-smoldering discontent that the post-Empire constitutions engendered reached the breaking point for the Yucatecans in March of 1841 and on the 16th of that month => the peninsula declared its independence from the rest of Mexico.    The Yucatecans were perhaps encouraged by the Tejanos and their successful separation from Mexico in 1836.    The four manuscript documents, two broadsides, and nine newspapers in this collection date from the period of the first Mexican invasion of the peninsula and the central government's failed attempt to quell what it saw as a rebellion — an invasion that was not repelled until April, 1843. Included here are: 1) A pair of letters dated Merida 17 and 24 January 1843, from Juan de Regil to Mauricio de Santelices of Havana regarding the political situation. 2) A printed broadside proclamation by President Miguel Barbachano (Mérida, 2 December 1842), imposing a heavy tax on and forced loans from the nation's industrialists, merchants, and professionals. 3) A manuscript extract from a letter (Merida, 21 December 1842) from an unknown Spanish national to Santelices, requesting assistance in leaving Yucatan due to the oppressive new tax, but also giving first-hand information about => military operations. 4) An Autograph Letter Signed, Campeche, 17 February 1843, from Geronimo Ferrer y Valls (Spanish commercial agent in Yucatan) to the Captain General of Cuba in Havana, expressing concern for the safety of Spanish nationals in the Yucatan and containing details of => murders and summary military executions. 5) A printed broadside entitled Opinion General, Verdaderas ideas y convicciones de las secciones del ejército del Estado acampadas extramuros de esta Ciudad (Campeche: José M. Peralta, 1843). And, 6) Nine issues of the Boletin del Espiritu del Siglo dated January to June 1843, most with => excellent content on Yucatecan resistance to the invasion by Mexico.    The Boletin del Espiritu del Siglo (published in Campeche by Jose Maria Peralta) is quite scarce, with only Yale reporting ownership of a very good but incomplete run. Present here are issues from 1843: 43 (7 January), 46 (13 January), 48 (15 January), 52 (19 January), 53 (20 January), 63 (30 January), 144 (22 April), 148 (26 April), and 189 (6 June).    => Primary source material on the Republic of the Yucatan is rare.         Neither broadside is found in WorldCat, CCILA, or Palau. Boletin del Espiritu del Siglo is not listed in Charno, Latin American Newspapers, nor in CCILA. Some newspaper issues and one broadside are browned or partially so. Overall condition is good or better.

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        View of Bethlehem (Pennsylvania)

      Paris, Coblenz and London, 1842. Hand-coloured aquatint engraving by Lucas Weber after Bodmer, blindstamp. Provenance: Donaldson, Lufkin &Jenrette Americana CollectionA pastoral landscape scene of great serenity: the wheat has been cut and the stubble has yet to be ploughed in, the farming community takes a momentary rest from their labours. Another harvest safely gathered in. In the early-morning sun few people are around as Bodmer completes his sketch. After a day long journey Bodmer and Prince Maximilian had arrived on the evening of July 25 1832 at Bethlehem, a settlement of Moravians established in 1740 on the Lehigh River. Whilst the Prince toured the district with a German physician, Lewis Saynisch, Bodmer occupied himself by sketching the town and the surrounding countryside. This is the view from one of the highest points in Bethlehem, The buildings in the view still stand.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.

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