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        Cours complet d'agriculture ou Nouveau dictionnaire d'agriculture théorique et pratique, d'économie rurale et de médecine vétérinaire par le baron de Morogues, Mirbel, Payen, Barthélemy aîné, Devaux, Tollard aîné, Grognier, Vatel, etc. et sur les documents fournis par les sociétés d'agriculture de France, d'Angleterre et d'Allemagne. Troisième édition.

      Paris, Pourrat Frères, 1842. 19 vols. bound in 9 vols. Large 8vo (22x15 cm). Contemporary half leather, spines blindstamped and gilt, small leather cornerpieces, covers with marbled paper (a few small imperfections to 4 hinges and a few corners). With 341 of 346 plates: cupper-engravings depicting horticulture, viticulture, apiculture, constructions, mills (1 folding plate), handmills for oil, grapes, beets, etc, rustic buldings, farm machinery, tools, implements, gardens, etc. The 5 missing plates: 1) 'cheval', `2-3) 'chèvres', 4)'chien de berger' and 5) 'porc'. The whole carefully collated: composition of the set: I-II: (iv),(ii),404;388 pp.; III-IV-V: (iv),396;404;398 pp.; VI-VII: (iv)378,400 pp.; VIII-IX: (iv),408;398 pp.; X-XI: (iv),404;400 pp.; XII-XIII: (iv),402;400 pp.; XIV-XV: (iv),404;454 pp.; XVI-XVII: (iv),392;270 pp. (XVIII-XIX): Tableau historique de l'agriculture (iv),ix, (i: blank)pp. and p. 11-300. Classement et explication des planches. Nouvelle édition revue et suivie d'une Table analytique par ordre des matières (ii), 206 pp. - Brown spots, partly seriously spotted, caused by the quality of the paper, and a few stains, only 5 engravings (of the 346 engravings) missing but on the whole a good set.

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        Civil Costume of England

      1842. First Edition . MARTIN, Charles and Leopold. The Civil Costume of England, from the Conquest to the Present Time. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1842. Large quarto, contemporary three-quarter brown morocco gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. $2000.First edition of this lavishly illustrated book of English historical costume, with 60 intricately hand-colored etchings by Leopold Martin after drawings by Charles Martin, heightened with gilt and gum arabic.The figures presented in this historical survey of English dress from the Norman conquest to the middle of the 19th century are taken from contemporary tapestries, illuminated manuscripts, portraits and paintings, including StothardÂ’s Monumental Effigies, StruttÂ’s works and LodgeÂ’s portraits. With additional etched title-page also hand-colored, with gilt highlights. Colas 1995. Lipperheide 1003. Plates superb and colors true, leaves mounted on stubs throughout. A very fine copy.

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        Fatti relativi a mesmerismo e cure mesmeriche del dottor Angelo Cogerina eFrancesco OrioliandnbspCorfu dalla tipografia del Governo

      

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        Lettera autografa firmata a Jean-Gabriel Falampin. S.d. ma 1842-43

      1842. 1 pagina in-8 su carta con iniziali ''GS'' impresse a secco, indirizzo ''Monsieur G. Falempin, rue d'Autin 14'', sigilli parzialmente conservati. Lettera in cui la scrittrice gli dice che dovrà confrontarsi con i suoi editori per capire se ''la promesse que je vous ai faite leur porte prejudice ou les contraire''. Dice che però che la parte che le sembra più difficile ''sera de vous satisfaire en temps et lieu car j'en ai encore pour longtemps avant de finir Conuelo, et je ne pourrais faire deux choses à la fois''. Consuelo è un romanzo pubblicato a puntate fra il 1842 e il 1843 e questo permette di collocare la missiva intorno a quegli anni. Falampin fu uno dei fondatori de ''L'Illustration'' e uomo d'affari George Sand tra 1841-1852, anche se la irritò spesso per la sua negligenza e lentezza nel rispondere. Buon esemplare.

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        Un hiver à Majorque

      First edition, for which there were no large paper copies and which appeared in the Collected Works of the author. Half red morocco over marbled paper boards, spine in six compartments with black fillets, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, upper cover of first volume preserved, top edge gilt. A good copy in an attractive binding. Hippolyte Souverain Paris 1842 13,5x22,5cm 2 volumes reliés

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        Des Colonies Françaises. Abolition immédiate de l'Esclavage [ Edition originale ]

      Pagnerre 1842 - 1 vol. in-8 reliure de l'époque demi-basane marron, dos orné en long, Pagnerre, Paris, 1842, lij-443 pp. Rare exemplaire de l'édition originale de ce grand texte abolitionniste de Victor Schoelcher. Exemplaire modeste (dos fort. frotté, fortes rouss, qq. soulignements au stylo sur une dizaine de ff. et annotations au dernier f. de garde). Sabin, 77745 : "Includes some proverbs in the Creole language" ; En français dans le texte, 257 Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Flore médicale décrite par MM. Chaumeton, Poiret, Chamberet, peinte par Mme E. Panckoucke et par M. J. Turpin. Nouvelle publication.

      Paris, Panckoucke, 1842. ____ Cette nouvelle édition - de plus grand format que la première - est illustré par 421 planches en couleurs (360 et 61). Le dernier volume est une " Iconographie végétale ou organisation des végétaux", illustrée au moyen de figures analytiques par P. J. F. Turpin, avec un texte explicatif raisonné et une notice biographique sur Turpin, par Richard. Des planches très légérement brunies. Bel exemplaire. Nissen 349. *****. 7 volumes in-4. [270 x 169 mm] Collation : Demi-chagrin rouge, dos orné en long. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Description des Animaux Fossiles qui se trouvent dans le terrain carbonifere de Belgique. Texte.

      Liege H. Dessein Paris et Bonn, 1842-1844. - 650 pages Textband apart. Originalausgabe, kein Reprint. Buch dem Alter entsprechend in gutem Zustand. Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar. Angaben zum Zustand und detaillierte Fotos auf Anfrage. -- Text volume only. Rare original edition, no reprint. Ex-library book in good condition. Further pictures and information on request. Language: French. petrominera_alt. Q-063. Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1550

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        Lettre sur le nouveau systeme hieroglyphique

      , 1842. 1842. First Edition . CHAMPOLLION, Jean-François. Lettre à M. le duc de Blacas d

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        NEUER ORBIS PICTUS fúr die Jugend oder Schauplatz der Natur, der Kunst und des Menschenlebens in 322 lithographirten Abbildungen mit genauer Erklärung in deutscher, lateinischer, französischer und englischer Sprach nach der früheren Anlage des Comenius bearbeitet und dem jetzigen Zeitbedürfnisse gemäss eingerichtet von J. E. Gailer, Lehrer an dem Lyceum in Tubingen. Fünfte, mit Beigabe einer italienischen Ueber sezung vermehrte Auflage.

      xvi, 788 pages. Lithographic frontispiece, and 320 lithographic images on 160 plates, plus one single plate at the end. Recent half calf, gilt over marbled boards. Binding: 23.5 x 15 cm.Fifth edition but the first to include Italian; the text, which takes the form of a dialogue between a teacher and pupil, is arranged in five columns, English, German, French Latin, Italian. An excellent copy in a handsome binding.

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        Church of the Annunciation.

      London., 1842-9. April 28th 1839. Size: 356 x 510 mm. Tinted lithograph. Additional hand colouring. Very good condition. Unobtrusive blind stamp. Roberts was the first independent, professional British artist to travel so extensively in the Near East. His tour in 1838-9 produced 272 sketches, a panorama of Cairo and three full sketchbooks, enough material to "serve me for the rest of my life" (Roberts, eastern journal, 28 Jan 1839). Over the next decade he made "a series of intire new drawings" for the large coloured lithographs executed by Louis Haghe for The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia, which was originally published by subscription, 1842-9. No publication before this had presented so comprehensive a series of views of the monuments, landscape, and people of the Near East. "Robert's Holy Land was one of the most important and elaborate ventures of nineteenth-century publishing, and it was the apotheosis of the tinted lithograph" (Abbey, Travel). These lithographs were originally published in twenty parts, most parts containing six plates, the price for each part with coloured plates (the most expensive state) being 3 guineas. F.G. Moon. The Holy Land, Syria..., from Drawings made on the Spot.

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        Convent of St Catherine with Mount Horeb

      Egypt and Nubia; the Holy Land., 1842-1849. Pl. 9 Lithograph. Hand coloured. Fine condition. Mounted size: 54 x 69 Size: 52 x 33 cm. (20½ x 13 inches) Magnificent view of the Monastery of St Catherine. David Robert's wrote in his journal '19th- The convent is a large square enclosure, the walls and flanking towers built of hewn granite. Inside, it looks like a small town, for beside the apartments and store-houses there is a chapel and a mosque ..' The convent became the last enclave of Christianity following the Arab conquest of Egypt in AD 640. The tiny Christian diocese still remains in tact today.

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        Baalbec.

      London., 1842-9. May 5th 1839. Size: 355 x 512 mm. Tinted lithograph. Additional hand colouring. Very good condition. Unobtrusive blind stamp. Roberts was the first independent, professional British artist to travel so extensively in the Near East. His tour in 1838-9 produced 272 sketches, a panorama of Cairo and three full sketchbooks, enough material to "serve me for the rest of my life" (Roberts, eastern journal, 28 Jan 1839). Over the next decade he made "a series of intire new drawings" for the large coloured lithographs executed by Louis Haghe for The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia, which was originally published by subscription, 1842-9. No publication before this had presented so comprehensive a series of views of the monuments, landscape, and people of the Near East. "Robert's Holy Land was one of the most important and elaborate ventures of nineteenth-century publishing, and it was the apotheosis of the tinted lithograph" (Abbey, Travel). These lithographs were originally published in twenty parts, most parts containing six plates, the price for each part with coloured plates (the most expensive state) being 3 guineas. F.G. Moon. The Holy Land, Syria..., from Drawings made on the Spot.

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        Grand Entrance to the Mosque of the Sultan Hassan.

      Egypt and Nubia; the Holy Land,, 1842-9. Pl. 92. Lithograph. Hand coloured. Size: 32 x 49.5 cm (12½ x 19½ inches). Mounted size: 48.5 x 68 cm. Fine condition. View of the magnificent entrance to the Mosque of the Sultan Hassan, Cairo. This structure was designed as a madrasa dedicated to the four law schools of Sunnite Islam and also a congregational mosque for the Friday sermon. This ambitious project almost bankrupted the Sultan Hassan and was never completed.

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        General view of Esouan and the Island of Elephantine.

      London., 1842-9. July 1st 1848. Size: 340 x 534 mm. Tinted lithograph. Additional hand colouring. Very good condition. Unobtrusive blind stamp. Roberts was the first independent, professional British artist to travel so extensively in the Near East. His tour in 1838-9 produced 272 sketches, a panorama of Cairo and three full sketchbooks, enough material to "serve me for the rest of my life" (Roberts, eastern journal, 28 Jan 1839). Over the next decade he made "a series of intire new drawings" for the large coloured lithographs executed by Louis Haghe for The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia, which was originally published by subscription, 1842-9. No publication before this had presented so comprehensive a series of views of the monuments, landscape, and people of the Near East. "Robert's Holy Land was one of the most important and elaborate ventures of nineteenth-century publishing, and it was the apotheosis of the tinted lithograph" (Abbey, Travel). These lithographs were originally published in twenty parts, most parts containing six plates, the price for each part with coloured plates (the most expensive state) being 3 guineas. F.G. Moon. Sketches in Egypt and Nubia, from Drawings made on the Spot.

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        Fortress of Akaba, Arabia Petraea

      1842. ROBERTS, David. Original lithograph plate, Fortress of Akabah, Arabia Petraea. [London: F.G. Moon, 1842-49]. Hand-colored lithograph on onionskin, measuring 9-1/2 by 13-3/8 inches, on original mount, measuring 17 by 24 inches. $3000.Beautiful original hand-colored lithograph of the Fortress of Akabah, Arabia Petraea, from the superb large format first issue of RobertsÂ’ landmark work, The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia (only the first issue is hand-colored on onionskin and mounted on heavier card).Famed lithographer Louis Haghe produced splendid lithographs (including this print) of drawings Roberts made during his 1838-9 journeys to Egypt and the Holy Land, which were received with widespread enthusiasm when they appeared in 1842-9. “RobertsÂ’ Holy Land was one of the most important and elaborate ventures of 19th-century publishingÂ… HagheÂ’s skillful and delicate lithography, and his faithful interpretation of RobertsÂ’ draughtsmanship and dramatic sense, combine in what are undoubtedly remarkable examples ofÂ… lithographic worksÂ… one feels that the colossal subjects and broad vistas were ideally suited to RobertsÂ’ talent” (Abbey, 341). Slight chipping and soiling to mount. Print in fine condition. Exceptional and beautifully hand-colored lithograph from the most famous and desirable work on the Holy Land.

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        Church of the Annunciation. April 28th 1839.

      London. 1842-9 - Size: 356 x 510 mm. Very good condition. Unobtrusive blind stamp. Tinted lithograph. Additional hand colouring. Roberts was the first independent, professional British artist to travel so extensively in the Near East. His tour in 1838-9 produced 272 sketches, a panorama of Cairo and three full sketchbooks, enough material to "serve me for the rest of my life" (Roberts, eastern journal, 28 Jan 1839). Over the next decade he made "a series of intire new drawings" for the large coloured lithographs executed by Louis Haghe for The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia, which was originally published by subscription, 1842-9. No publication before this had presented so comprehensive a series of views of the monuments, landscape, and people of the Near East. "Robert's Holy Land was one of the most important and elaborate ventures of nineteenth-century publishing, and it was the apotheosis of the tinted lithograph" (Abbey, Travel). These lithographs were originally published in twenty parts, most parts containing six plates, the price for each part with coloured plates (the most expensive state) being 3 guineas. F.G. Moon. The Holy Land, Syria., from Drawings made on the Spot. Abbey, Travel, 272; Gay 2216; Ibrahim-Hilmy, II, p.176; Lipperheide 1591; Tooley (1954) 402.

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        Christian Church of St. George at Lud, Ancient Lydda

      , 1842. 1842. ROBERTS, David. Original lithograph plate, Christian Church of St. George at Lud, Ancient Lydda. [London: F.G. Moon, 1842-49]. Hand-colored lithograph on onionskin, measuring 10 by 13-1/4 inches, on original mount, measuring 16-7/8 by 24 inches. $3000.Beautiful original hand-colored lithograph of the Christian Church of St. George at Lud, Ancient Lydda, from the superb large format first issue of Roberts

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        Beschreibung des für die Feuerwacht auf dem St. Petersthurme in München ausgeführten Pyroskop`s.

      Mchn., (1842). 28 x 22,5 cm. (561-) 585 S. Mit 9 gefalt. lithogr. Tafeln nach Gustav Seeberger. Heftstreifen. Poggendorff II, 997; vgl. Lentner 13753; Pfister Bd. II, S. 66. - Erste Ausgabe. - Aus den \"Abhandlungen der H. Classe der Akademie der Wissenschaften\", (Bd. III/3). - Steinheils Pyroskop ermöglichte eine sichere Bestimmung der jeweiligen Brandstelle. - Eine der Tafeln mit dem Grundriß des Turms von St. Peter und den Einzelteilen des Pyroskops. Die weiteren acht Tafeln zeigen das Panorama von München vom Turm ausgesehen. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, München, Oberbayern

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        Köln und seine Sehenswürdigkeiten - Cologne & ses curiosités.

      - Stahlstich v. Alexander Engels b. Ed. Heinrigs & H.I. Gatti, um 1842, 16 x 46 cm Als Mittelbild Panorama der Stadt mit Schiffbrücke und Deutzer Ufer. Die 20 Randansichten mit verschiedenen Baustadien des Doms, Kölner Kirchen, Casino, Gürzenich, Rubenshaus, Theater und Regierungsgebäude. Clemen 354 ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

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        NARRATIVE OF VOYAGES AND COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISES. VOL. TWO

      Cambridge: John Owen 1842 - SECOND VOLUME ONLY. Cambridge: John Owen (1842). 240 pages. Hardcover (Original DarkBrown cloth, Paper spine label, no dj).Minimal wear to the top of the spine and Upper corners. Personal paper plate inside front cover. Signature on the flyleaf otherwise clean Unmarked throughout. Strong tight original binding and hinges. 8.1"x5.1"x0.75". be3x. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Diary and Letters

      1842. First Edition . DÂ’ARBLAY, Madame. Diary and Letters of Madame DÂ’Arblay. Edited by Her Niece. London: Henry Colburn, 1842-46. Seven volumes. Octavo, 19th-century three-quarter blue morocco, marbled boards, raised bands, gilt-decorated spines, marlbed endpapers, top edges gilt. $1500.First edition, with engraved portraits of Madame DÂ’Arblay, General DÂ’Arblay, Queen Charlotte, Charles Burney, and others. Handsomely bound by Root and Son.DÂ’Arblay, better known by her maiden name, Fanny Burney, wrote the extremely popular novels Evelina, Cecilia and Camilla. Her works had a great influence on Jane Austen, who took the title Pride and Prejudice from the last pages of Cecilia. “Madame dÂ’Arblay's diary is now more interesting than her novels. The descriptions of Mr. Thrale and Johnson and Boswell himself rival Boswell's own work” (DNB). “These volumes are among the most delightful in the languageÂ… To the mere novel-reader they are charming; to the student of literary history and English manners, invaluable” (Allibone I, 475). A few spots of foxing to preliminaries; spines evenly sunned to brown. A near-fine set.

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        Citadel of Jerusalem. April 19th 1839.

      London: 1842-9 - Size: 327 x 490 mm. Very good condition. Unobtrusive blind stamp. Tinted lithograph. Additional hand colouring. Roberts was the first independent, professional British artist to travel so extensively in the Near East. His tour in 1838-9 produced 272 sketches, a panorama of Cairo and three full sketchbooks, enough material to "serve me for the rest of my life" (Roberts, eastern journal, 28 Jan 1839). Over the next decade he made "a series of intire new drawings" for the large coloured lithographs executed by Louis Haghe for The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia, which was originally published by subscription, 1842-9. No publication before this had presented so comprehensive a series of views of the monuments, landscape, and people of the Near East. "Robert's Holy Land was one of the most important and elaborate ventures of nineteenth-century publishing, and it was the apotheosis of the tinted lithograph" (Abbey, Travel). These lithographs were originally published in twenty parts, most parts containing six plates, the price for each part with coloured plates (the most expensive state) being 3 guineas. Abbey, Travel, 272; Gay 2216; Ibrahim-Hilmy, II, p.176; Lipperheide 1591; Tooley (1954) 402.

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        Narrative of Voyages and Commercial Enterprises

      1842. First Edition . CLEVELAND, Richard J. A Narrative of Voyages and Commercial Enterprises. Cambridge: John Owen, 1842. Two volumes. Octavo, original dark brown cloth, printed paper spine labels. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $3500.First edition of this fascinating account of the daring voyages and trading ventures of Captain Cleveland, including descriptions of the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii), California, and the Northwest coast of the United States. This copy from the renowned Americana collection of Thomas W. Streeter, with his booklabels.Cleveland, who won and lost several fortunes during his lifetime, “was one of the greatest of the great race of New England sea captains—intrepid, skillful, clean, temperate, honest” (DAB). Includes narratives of his expeditions to the northwest coast of America in the brig Caroline, 1799-1801, and the voyage of the Lelia Byrd to California in 1803-04. “The former is especially valuable for its accounts of the Indians and their country at this early date, and the latter as one of but two known accounts of the Battle of San DiegoÂ… ClevelandÂ’s last voyage to the Pacific, on board the Beaver, 1817-20, funded by John Jacob Astor, was of particular importance because of his involvement in the wars between the Spaniards and the revolutionaries in Chile and Peru. ClevelandÂ’s books are important for the historical data they contain about American trade in the Pacific with China, the northwest coast of America, and Latin America” (Hill). Sabin 13665. Howes C485. Streeter sale 2496 (this copy). Cowan, 131. Graff 764. Hill, Pacific Voyages 313. Booklabels of renowned Americana collector Thomas W. Streeter. Laid in signed bookplate of esteemed Americana collector Bruce McKinney.Some foxing to text, a bit of light rubbing to bindings. Near-fine in original cloth. An excellent copy with superb provenance.

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        Complete View of the Dress and Habits of the People of England

      1842. STRUTT, Joseph. A Complete View of the Dress and Habits of the People of England. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1842. Two volumes. Quarto, contemporary three-quarter brown morocco gilt, uncut. $3200.Expanded edition of this treasury of English costume beginning with the Saxons, illustrated with 153 hand-colored copper-engraved plates of costumes, armor, seals, and everyday objects.StruttÂ’s superb plates reproduce portraits of English personages from illuminated manuscripts in the British Museum and the Bodleian Library, along with richly hand-colored reproductions of the costumes, arms, seals, and other interesting objects particular to various English peoples from the time of the Saxons to the close of the 17th century. First published in 1796-99, this “new and improved edition” was issued with 153 plates, in both uncolored and hand-colored versions. A few plates bound out of sequence, as issued. Without plate 108; with two copies of plate 110. Lowndes, 2538. Brunet V, 566. Colas 2825. Hiler, 820. Lipperheide 1001. Armorial bookplates.Plates and text generally fine, contemporary binding lightly worn. A handsome copy.

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        Citadel of Jerusalem.

      London: , 1842-9. April 19th 1839. Size: 327 x 490 mm. Tinted lithograph. Additional hand colouring. Very good condition. Unobtrusive blind stamp. Roberts was the first independent, professional British artist to travel so extensively in the Near East. His tour in 1838-9 produced 272 sketches, a panorama of Cairo and three full sketchbooks, enough material to "serve me for the rest of my life" (Roberts, eastern journal, 28 Jan 1839). Over the next decade he made "a series of intire new drawings" for the large coloured lithographs executed by Louis Haghe for The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia, which was originally published by subscription, 1842-9. No publication before this had presented so comprehensive a series of views of the monuments, landscape, and people of the Near East. "Robert's Holy Land was one of the most important and elaborate ventures of nineteenth-century publishing, and it was the apotheosis of the tinted lithograph" (Abbey, Travel). These lithographs were originally published in twenty parts, most parts containing six plates, the price for each part with coloured plates (the most expensive state) being 3 guineas.

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        Garantien der Harmonie und Freiheit.

      Vivis (Vevey), im Verlage des Verfassers, 1842. - (III)-XII, (2), 264 SS. Leinenband der Zeit mit gepr. rotem R

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        Lettre sur le nouveau systeme hieroglyphique

      1842. First Edition . CHAMPOLLION, Jean-François. Lettre à M. le duc de Blacas d’Aulps… sur le Nouveau Système Hiéroglyphique de MM. Spohn et Seyffarth. Florence: Piatti, 1826. Together, four offprints. Large octavo, original printed paper self-wrappers, original stitching, uncut and partially unopened; pp. 23. Housed together with three other offprints in custom cloth chemises and half morocco clamshell box. $1800.First edition of Champollion’s spirited defense of his own phonetically based system of hieroglyphic translation, in original wrappers. Together with three offprints by his elder brother Jacques-Joseph Champollion-Figeac, also an Egyptologist.“A French classical scholar and archaeologist, responsible for deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphics,” Champollion is “celebrated as the founding father of Egyptology… [His] thesis on the ‘hieroglyphic, figurative, ideographic and alphabetic’ systems of ancient Egypt… caused a sensation, providing the long-searched-for solution to the translation of Egyptian hieroglyphics… [In 1831], a professorship in Egyptian history and archaeology was specially created for him. Champollion died suddenly on March 4, 1832, in the midst of writing his great Egyptian grammar and dictionary. This was published by his brother after his death” (BBC). In this Lettre, Champollion bluntly criticizes Seyffarth’s Rudimenta hieroglyphices and Spohn’s researches, discrediting their claims to have achieved a system of translation. Champollion recounts the main points published in his Précis du Système Hiéroglyphique (Paris, 1824), which contains the general application of his system of decipherment and its proof. Champollion’s Lettre is here offered with three offprints by his elder brother Jacques-Joseph Champollion-Figeac, who worked closely with his brother and continued his work after his death: 1. Notice sur un Papyrus Grec, offprint from Bulletin Universel des Sciences et de l’Industrie, June 1824; pp. 12, folded as issued, uncut. 2. Scarabées. Systèm Numérique, offprint from Bulletin Universel des Sciences et de l’Industrie, May 1825; pp. 8, folded as issued, uncut and unopened. 3. Notice sur un Sacrophage Royal nouvellement découvert en Egypt, et transporté de Thèbes à Paris, offprint from Moniteur, July 25, 1833; pp. 8, folded as issued, uncut and unopened. Text in French. “Champollion” written in pencil on front wrapper of his Lettre.Neat repair to lower corner of front wrapper of the Lettre. An intriguing and quite scarce collection in fine condition.

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        havengezicht Rotterdam anno 1842.

      HAVENGEZICHT ROTTERDAM"SHIPS OF THE GENERAL STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY, OFF ROTTERDAM". Aquatint uit 1842 van de hand E. Duncan naar het ontwerp van marine schilder William John Huggins met de Giraffe en de Ocean, stoomschepen die with Her Majesty?s Mail aankomen in en vertrekken uit Rotterdam. Op de voorgrond worden Hollanders naar de kade overgebracht.Beide raderstoomboten werden te water gelaten in 1836 en ingezet als stoomschepen voor het vervoer van post door de Britse General Steam Navigation Company (GSNC) . De Giraffe deed later dienst tijdens de Amerikaanse burgeroorlogDe GSNC werd opgericht in 1824 en was anderhalve eeuw Londen?s voornaamste bedrijf voor short-sea shipping. De GSNC had een paar diensten naar Portugal, Gibraltar en zelfs Afrika en Noord- en Zuid-Amerika, maar men voer met name op routes tussen de havens van Groot-Brittannië en Noord-West Europa.Prijs: 1.500,- (incl. lijst).

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        Botzen, in Tyrol. Deutschland, Germany.

      Eggers & Co., New York - Scholz Joseph, Mainz, 1842. Incisione a colori di dimensioni 20x30,5 cm. Buono, ordinari segni d'uso e del tempo. Lievissimi segni di foxing. Veduta raffigurante la città di Bolzano, vista da oltre la riva destra del torrente Talvera, con il Rosengarten (Catinaccio) sullo sfondo. In primo piano invece scene di svago e vita quotidiana in mezzo al verde cittadino. Rara questa edizione newyorkese, che sembrerebbe ricavata da una lastra del Frommel del 1842 e che reca un'inesatta indicazione geografica.

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        NARRATIVE OF THE LOSS OF THE MARY ROSE AT SPITHEAD JULY 20 1545 FROM ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT A Relic Of The Mary Rose

      Portsea: Samuel Horsey. 1842. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Bound in wooden boards salvaged from the 'Mary Rose', with black leather spine titled “A Relic Of The Mary Rose” in gilt. 96 pp. Measuring 9 x 6 cms. All edges gilt. A very good copy, the binding firm, the wood boards a little bowed and the spine tips nicked and rubbed. The contents are entirely complete, a little darkened to the margins and with a contemporary gift inscription to the front endpaper. Exceedingly scarce in the first edition (there where similarly bound reprints in 1844 and 1849). The only institutional holding of the 1842 first edition we can trace is the British Library copy, described as lacking the [dated] title page. All other institutional holdings, including the copy in the Royal Collection are of the 1844 or 1849 reprint. A ninety-six page narrative of the loss of the Mary Rose. On his accession to the throne, Henry VIII embarked upon a programme of ship building, including the “Mary Rose” which built between 1509 and 1511 was one of the largest ships in the English navy. As the English flagship, she took part in many of the naval conflicts over more than three decades of Henry's reign. Her last engagement was in the Solent against a French invasion fleet in July 1545. With Henry watching from Southsea Castle on the mainland, the “Mary Rose” sank with the loss of around 500 men. The wreck lay undiscovered for nearly 300 years until its accidental discovery by fishermen in 1836. Wanting to clear the obstruction, the fishermen hired pioneer divers Henry Abbinett, John Deane and William Edwards to investigate. After the initial discovery John Deane received exclusive salvage rights to the wreck, recovering and later selling relics from the ship, including long bows and several bronze and iron guns. The wood for this binding was purchased on November 12th, 1840, at Mr. Deane's Public Sale of Articles recovered from the Mary Rose. In 1982 after 8 years of preparation and groundwork the remainder of the Mary Rose was brought to the surface and now resides at The Mary Rose Museum, located at Historical Dockyards in Portsmouth. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Le jardin des plantes. Description compl

      L. Curmer, Paris 1842 - Deux volumes in-quarto de, Tome 1 : (8) pp., faux-titre, titre, hommage de l'

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        Relation d’un voyage d’exploration au Nord-Est de la colonie du cap de Bonne-Espérance, entrepris dans les mois de mars, avril et mai 1836. Écrite par Thomas Arbousset, avec onze dessins et une carte, publié par le Comité de la Société des Missions Évangéliques de Paris chez les peuples non chrétiens.

      Paris, Arthus Bertrand, 1842. - in-8° ; X-(1)-1 carte h.-t. repl.-620 pp.-11 litho. h.-t., demi-basane havane, dos lisse, triple filet or, roulette or, titre or, très lég. rouss., rel. de l’époque, très bel exemplaire. « Ouvrage estimé » (Chadenat, 2527). Gay, 3137. Mendelssohn I, p. 49. Édition originale. Very attractive copy.First edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Cours d'économie politique fait au Collège de France année 1841-42 et année 1842-43

      Paris, Capelle, 1842-1844, 2 vol. in 8°, de 2ff. 420pp. - relié à la suite : Les fortifications de Paris, lettre à M. le Comte Molé. P. Gosselin 1841, 31pp.; & 2ff. III-547pp., demi-basane verte époque, dos lisse à filets dorés, qq; rares rousseurs. Exemplaire de Jules Chodron de Courcel avec un cachet d'inventaire au titre et le nom "J. Chodron" frappé en queue. Edition originale du Cours d'économie de Michel Chevalier successeur de Rossi à la chaire d'économie politique. Vulgarisateur de talent, dans la ligne de Bastiat il va opérer une synthèse originale entre la doctrine libérale libre-échangiste et de celle des saint-simoniens. En 1850 un 3e volume consacré à la monnaie paraîtra séparément. ¶ cf Einaudi 1049 - Goldsmiths' 32532. - Kress C.5766 - Coquelin & Guillaumin I p.363 - Palgrave I p.275 - Walch, 362.

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