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        A CHRISTMAS CAROL. In Prose. Being A Ghost Story of Christmas

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1843. 2nd edition, stated (Gimbel A-79, "A Twenty-Fifth Copy"; Smith II, 4 [pp 17 - 29]). Modern fine binding of red morocoo, with tasteful gilt decorations & dentelles, deep maroon & black title labels to spine, created by the artisan Sean Richards, Byzantium Studios. AEG. Marbled eps. Original cloth covers & spine panel mounted, and bound-in at rear. Binding: Fine condition. Textblock: hint of age-toning, VG+ to Nr Fine.. [8], 166, [2 (advert)] pp. Red & blue t.p. Illustrated by Leech (including 4 hand-colored plates). 8vo. Per Osborne, who examined a LOT of copies of the Carol, and wrote about same in his FACTS ABOUT 'A CHRISTMAS CAROL', the second edition is quite uncommon [NB. Smith also notes Osborne puts the print run at only 1,000 cc, vice Patten's 2000 (cf. Note 4)].

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        Autograph Letter Signed "Florentia Sale" 

      to Miss Nicholson, 1 ½ page 8vo with integral blank leaf and envelope sheath, paper seal and postmarks for India and Rochester, Mobarckpore? [India], 11 February 1843.

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
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        Map of India Constructed with great care and research from all the latest authorities and intended more particularly to facilitate a reference to the Civil and Military Stations Dedicated to Sir James Rivett Carnac Bart Chairman of the Court of Directors of the Honble The East India Company arranged under the direction of Captain RM Grindlay  

      Large engraved map, 955 x 665 mm, in original wash colour, a few short open tears into the printed area, the map cut into two and joined with tape for binding into a Wyld atlas. London : James Wyld jr., 

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        A Christmas Carol In Prose

      4 hand coloured etched illustrations by John Leech,  4 wood engraved illustrations by W.J.Linton. First edition, first issue, half title,  advert leaf. Small 8vo, original brown cloth, lettered in gilt, gilt floral decoration to the front cover, a.e.g. London, Chapman and Hall.

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        Considerations on the Present State of Navigation by Steam

      1843 - First edition. 8vo. Modern quarter navy morocco, spine gilt, pages washed and reinforced, but text entirely legible. 30pp. Stockholm, L.J. Hjerta, Dedicated to Sir George Cockburn, in this article Ross resumes his advocacy of steam navigation first outlined in Blackwoods Magazine in 1827. That article follows these ?considerations? which survey developments in the field, include naval tactics at war for said vessels, and moots potential harbours of refuge at Stranfer and Loch Ryan. Ross produced this work during his stint as consul to Stockholm, which he held from 1839-46. By this time, he had already achieved lasting fame for his two expeditions in search of a North-West Passage. His commitment to steam ships was proven in 1829 when he controversially opted to take the steam vessel Victory on yet another voyage to the Arctic. Very rare. OCLC lists a single copy at the National Library of Sweden, no copies appear on ABPC or Rare Book Hub. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A 'Duinopschuit', a smaller sailing-boat and a rowing-boat [set title: Inland Waterways].

      Plate from a series of views on internal waters. A 'Duinopschuit', a smaller sailing-boat and a rowing-boat. Signed on the bottom: 'R. Zeeman'."Etching on paper; trimmed to plate, total: 137 x 204 mm, state I/2, corners weak, number '5' scratched out from paper. Large watermark with posthorn in crowned shield; Hollstein 108, Bartsch 35, Weigel 1843, p. 251. "

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        Gratz". Tonlithographie von Franz Emphinger nach einer Zeichnung von Conrad Kreutzer, gedruckt bei J. Höfelich.

      Graz, A. Koppitsch, 1843 - Zahn 1121/30. - Schönes Souvenirblatt der Stadt Graz mit einer Gesamtansicht in der Bildmitte und 16 umrahmenden Detailansichten. Das äußerst beliebte Blatt nach einem Entwurf von Conrad Kreutzer bildete die Vorlage für einer Reihe leicht modifizierter und verkleinerter Sammelblätter (so z. B. Dittmarsch`s Sammelblatt aus dem Verlage des Österreichischen Lloyds). - Beschnitten, gebräunt und fleckig. Linke obere Ecke mit kl. Einriss (Verlust der Umrandung). *** /// *** Copyright: Matthaeus Truppe - Stubenberggasse 7 - A-8010 Graz - +43 316 829552 *** /// *** Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 0

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        Considerations on the Present State of Navigation by Steam

      First edition. 8vo. Modern quarter navy morocco, spine gilt, pages washed and reinforced, but text entirely legible. 30pp. Stockholm, L.J. Hjerta,

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        Abbildungen zu Oken's Naturgeschichte.

      Stuttgart, Hoffmann 1843 - Lithographierter Titel und 164, teils altkolorierte Tafeln in Lithographie u. Stahlstich. Folio (34x27 cm). Neuerer Halbleinenband mit eingebundenem vorderem Orig.Umschlag ** Vollständiger Atlasband zu dem Hauptwerk von L. Oken: Allgemeine Naturgeschichte für alle Stände. Der Atlas enthält: Vorderer Orig.Umschlag, lithographiertes Titelblatt. Zusammen 164, meist altkolorierte Tafeln (23 Tafeln sind unkoloriert) in Lithographie u. Stahlstich. Die Tafeln zeigen: Mineralogie (Tafel 1- 6), Anatomie u. Pflanzen (Tafel 1 - 22), Mensch, Tiere (Tafel 1 - 96), Nester u. Eier (Tafel 1 - 8), Supplement (Tafel 1 - 32). * Viele Tafeln sauber. Einige Tafeln fleckig. Einige kleine Randeinrisse u. 1 großer Einriss mit Japanpapier sorgfältig hinterlegt. Guter neuer Einband. Ordentliche Gesamterhaltung. L. Oken (1779 Bohlsbach bei Offenburg - 1851), er war deutscher Naturforscher, Naturphilosoph u. gilt als bedeutendster Vertreter einer romantisch-spekulativen Naturphilosophie schellingscher Prägung. - Nissen, ZBI 3006. ADB XXIV, 216 ff. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hans-Jürgen Ketz]
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        A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being A Ghost Story of Christmas. With illustrations by John Leech.

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1843 - Octavo. Original light reddish-brown vertical fine-ribbed cloth, spine and front cover decorated and lettered gilt, sides stamped in blind, green endpapers, gilt edges. Housed in a red cloth chemise and red quarter morocco slipcase. Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Front hinge starting, rear hinge cracked but holding, text block sound, couple of marks to rear free endpaper. An excellent copy in bright cloth, in unusually nice condition,with uncommonly well-preserved spine panel. Hand-coloured etched frontispiece and 3 steel-engraved plates after Leech, wood-engravings within the text by W. J. Linton after Leech; title page printed in blue & red. First edition, first impression, first issue, with "Stave I" on the first page of text and green endpapers, and all the first edition textual points. The hand-coloured green endpapers, Dickens's original choice for his lavish gift book, proved a disappointment. The colour tended to dust off and smudge, so the endpapers were changed to yellow, not requiring hand work. Probably in the middle of binding, as demand grew faster than the current endpaper stock, it was decided to use up the green paper, and thereafter it was used indiscriminately with yellow, but discarded again when the initial supply of green became exhausted. Primary copies therefore occur with either green or yellow endpapers, some collectors preferring green as the author's original prepublication choice. Eckel pp. 110–15; Smith II, 4; Todd, The Book Collector, 1961, pp. 449–54. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Description des Coquilles et des Polypiers Fossiles des Terrains Tertiaires de la Belgique.

      Bruxelles, M. Hayez, 1843 - zus. 675 S. mit 48 lithographierten Tafeln. wichtiges und sehr reich illustriertes Standardwerk in gutem Exemplar. Zuerst erschienen als vol. xvii of the 'Mémoires couronnés de l'Académie Royale des Sciences de Belgique', dort allerdings nur mit 15 Tafeln. Stempel auf den Titeln, Rücken mit Resten einer Bibliothekssignatur. Text in farnzösischer Sprache. Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 2500 4° etwas spätere Halbleinenbände.

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        Instructie der zee-vaert, door de gheheele werelt, ... Met een practijck, om door een nieu-ghe-inventeert instrument 'tvoornaemste vanden celester globus in planum te brengen: ...Rotterdam, Abraham Migoen, [1610]. Small 4to (19.5 x 15 cm). With a woodcut device on the title-page; and 2 engraved and about 120 woodcut illustrations (mostly diagrams), all on integral leaves, including 7 full-page. Vellum (ca. 1700).

      Bierens de Haan 601 note; Cat. bibl. Bodleianae (1843), vol. 1, p. 339; Cat. NHSM, p. 664; Crone library 123b; Van der Krogt, Globi Neerlandici, BLA IIBr; cf. STCN (1 incompl. copy of 1st ed.; 1 compl. & 2 incompl. copies of 3rd ed.). Rare 1610 second edition (revised and expanded) of the first handbook for ship's pilots in training, with more than 120 illustrations, mostly geometrical and astronomical diagrams but also a fortification plan, navigational instruments and their use, etc. It describes navigational instruments and their use in both the northern and the southern hemisphere, the determination of longitude and the declination of the sun. An appendix on the use of the astrolab largely follows Philippe van Lansberge (18 years before his principal publication on the subject) and illustrates the positions of the sun, moon and earth during eclipses. Brouck also covers the practical mathematics of geometry, trigonometry, surveying, mensuration and calendrical calculations. With the establishment of the VOC (Dutch East India Company) in 1602 and the beginning of the Twelve Years' Truce (1609-1621) between Spain and the Dutch Republic in the 80 Years' War for Dutch independence, the Netherlands saw a great pressing need for well-trained ship's pilots for global exploration and trade. Jan vanden Brouck (1566- 1626), was a schoolmaster teaching applied mathematics at Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Middelburg. He published a celestial globe in 1602 and at least in Rotterdam he set up his own school, training pilots for the merchant marine.The first and third editions include 8 volvelles, but they are not recorded in the second edition and the present copy certainly never included them. Van der Krogt notes 4 copies of the first and third editions with an engraved plate of gores for Vanden Brouck's 1602 celestial globe, but notes that the two other copies known to him (editions and locations not specified) do not include it. It is not in the present copy or the three copies that can be seen on the Internet, is not mentioned by Crone, and as far as we know it never appears in the present second edition.With occasional marginal notes in a contemporary hand. With the foot of the title-page cut short, removing the final line of the imprint; the fore-edges of 7 leaves tattered; and some small worm holes in the gutter margin near the head, mostly in quires G and H, but otherwise in good condition. Binding restored. Rare expanded and extensively illustrated second edition of the first handbook for training ships' pilots.

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        Das altgriechische Theatergebäude. Nach sämmtlichen bekannten Überresten dargestellt auf neun Tafeln.

      Potsdam, Ferdinand Riegel 1843 - in-folio, [4]-8 pp., avec des figures dans le texte, et 9 planches lithographiées sur fond teinté, cartonnage imprimé (reliure de l'éditeur). Manques de carton au dos, rousseurs abondantes. Unique édition. Johann Heinrich Strack (1805-1880) n'était pas archéologue, mais architecte rattaché à l'école berlinoise de Schinkel : après avoir commencé par des commandes princières destinées à différents membres de la maison de Hohenzollern, il fut l'un des artisans de la transformation urbanistique du Berlin provincial et encore très "Bidermeier" du règne de Frédéric-Guillaume III en la capitale politique et industrielle apte à devenir ultérieurement le centre du Reich. Aussi cette excursion dans le domaine de l'architecture ancienne est-elle intéressante, sans doute un reflet de ses cours à l'Académie des Arts de Berlin où il enseignait aussi depuis 1839. I. Vue du théâtre d'Egeste. - II. Vue du théâtre de Patara. - III. Comparaison entre les théâtres grecs et romains. - IV. Plans des théâtres d'Epidaure, Sparte, Argos, Délos et Mantinée. - V. Plans des théâtres de Syracuse, Laodicée, Milet et Dramissus. - VI. Plans des théâtres de Mégalopolis, Taormine, Tyndare. - VII. Plans des théâtres de Telmissos, Cnide, Patara, Myra. - VIII. Plans des théâtres de Stratonice, herculanum, Pompéi. - IX. Vues des gradins. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyage où il vous Plaira [ Edition originale ]

      1 vol. grand in-8 reliure postérieure plein maroquin vert, dos à 5 nerfs orné (caissons à quadruple filets dorés), quadruple filet doré d'encadrement en plats et chasses, toutes tranches dorées, premier plat de couverture conservé, date en queue, reliure signée de Marius Michel, Publié par J. Hetzel, Paris, Paris, 1843, 2 ff. (prospectus d'origine), 2 ff. (faux-titre et titre), 170 pp. et 1 f. n. ch. (table des matières et placement des gravures) avec 63 planches hors texte dessinées par Tony Johannot, et gravées sur bois par Brugnot, Dujardin, Rouget, Andrew, Best of Leloir, etc. Magnifique reliure de Marius Michel, pour ce sublime exemplaire en état parfait, parfaitement lavé et encollé, de l'édition originale et premier tirage des illustrations d'un des plus beaux illustrés romantiques, "ouvrage supérieurement exécuté, charmant comme texte et illustrations". L'exemplaire est bien complet du premier plat de la couverture d'origine, ainsi que du prospectus. Carteret, III, 596 ; Vicaire, V, 1252 Français

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        Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages.

      London: William Pickering. 1843 - 2 volume set, 11 inches tall. A truly wonderful set bound in full hard grain morocco by Wright, described by Ramsden as 'a binder of the highest order". With gilt raised bands and extraordinary gilt tooling to the panels and boards. With wide gilt dentelles and all edges gilt. With the monogram and crest of Beckford Bevan on the doublures and his neat signature, dated 1843, on the first blank. The first edition of a work famous for splendid colour printing with 83 engraved plates, 2 double page and numerous colour printed initials. Slight foxing, otherwise in pristine condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mittheilungen aus dem magnetischen Schlafleben der Somnambüle Auguste K. in Dresden. Mit Titelkupfer und Holzschnitten. Zweite Ausgabe der. 1843 erschienenen ersten Auflage.

      XXII, 413 S., mit gest. Frontispiz u. Textholzschnitten, 8, Priv. Halbleinen mit Rückentext Ackermann II/205 Slg. du Prel 218 Hoff-Budde 259 (alle zur EA 1843 u. mit der Anmerkung: "Selten") Nicht bei Crabtree. - Die prächtige Titelradierung von Ludwig Richter (1803-1884 von dem auch die Textholzschnitte stammen) zeigt Tag- u. Nachtseite des Lebens, gruppiert um die verschleierte Göttin von Sais. - Johann Karl Ulrich Bähr (1801-1869) war ein gefragter Maler, der sich auch mit naturwissenschaftlichen Themen u. deren Randgebieten auseinander setzte (Siehe: Der dynamische Kreis. Die natürliche Reihenfolge der Elemente und zusammengesetzten Körper als Resultat der Beobachtung ihrer dynamischen Wirksamkeit). Der vorliegende umfangreiche Bericht schildert den Fall der Auguste Kachler (1824-1860), die bereits mit 15 Jahren in Trancezustände verfiel u. in diesem Zustand Fragen nach Leben u. Tod, Heilverfahren ect. beantwortete. Nach einem dreimonatigen Klinikaufenthalt in der magnetischen Heilanstalt von Franz (Ferencz) Graf Szàpàry (siehe gedruckte Widmung) fand die 17-jährige Heilung von ihrem somnambulen Leiden. Nov. 1843 heiratete Auguste Kachler den Philosophen u. Privatgelehrten Dr. Heinrich Wilhelm Herz. Sie machte sich dann um die Entwicklung der Kindergärten verdient u. praktizierte erfolgreich als anerkannte Orthopädin. - Einband berieben Frontispiz u. Titel gebräunt Titel mit kl. Namensstempel Seiten tlw. leicht gebräunt u. mit wenigen kl. Fleckspuren gegen Ende im Bund angerissen, sonst ein gutes Expl. - Auch in dieser unv. 2. Aufl. sehr selten.

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        Voyage en Perse

      Paris Gide et J. Baudry -1854 1843 - 6 volumes, (comprising one volume of text and 5 of plates), folio (60.5 x 44 cm. approx.), 344 plates, all volumes with half-titles, printed titles and contents leaves at end, the set comprising: Perse ancienne, one volume text and 4 volumes plates, 243 engraved plates (numbered 1-229, with 16 bis plates - nos. 17, 23, 26, 27, 31, 41, 122, 135, 148, 157, 164, 168, 181, 181 ter, 192 and 193; plate 150-151 joined as one plate, plate 187 never printed), 13 double-page, 2 printed in colour Perse moderne, one volume plates, engraved double-page map and 100 lithographed plates (numbered 1-100, 31 with two images), without the two 8vo text volumes (as often), contemporary calf-backed marbled boards gilt, neat repairs to spines (2 sometime rebacked preserving spines), occasional light spotting, an excellent set. RARE. Voyage en Perse comprises two parts, Perse ancienne and Perse moderne, the latter providing one of the finest pictorial records of the country in the nineteenth century. Pascal Coste (1787-1879), a Marseilles-born architect, had been employed by Mehmet Ali in Egypt in 1817. In 1825 Coste returned to France with an impressive series of drawings of the architecture of Cairo, but he soon went to Egypt once again at Mehmet Ali's request, where Mehmet Ali made him chief engineer for Lower Egypt. Coste remained there for four years, during which time he accumulated many sketches, but he found the Egyptian climate difficult and returned to France in 1829. There he became a professor of architecture at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. In parallel with this he travelled around France and to Germany, Belgium and Tunisia and produced several authoritative works on architecture - his Architecture arabe (1827) earned him a place on the French king's embassy to the Shah of Iran. Accordingly, in 1840 Coste and the painter Eugène Flandin, in order to recover information on the evolution of the country under the reign of Mohammad Chah Qadjar, were authorised to visit Azerbaijan, Isfahan, Shiraz and the ruins of Ecbatana, Bistun, Taq-e Bostan, Kangavar, Pasargadae and Persepolis, where he made many sketches. On his return via Baghdad, he saw the ruins of Seleucia, Ctesiphon and Babylon. He continued via Nineveh, to which the archaeologist Paul Émile Botta was also travelling to begin his excavations. The result of these travels was the present work in which they recorded their detailed findings. Eugene Napoleon Flandin (1803-1876), a student of Horace Vernet, was a French orientalist painter of history scenes, genre scenes, portraits, landscapes and urban landscapes. Wilson p.72; cf. Ghani p.641. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        William Shaksperes Schauspiele - 8 Bände - 1843 - 1846 - übersetzt und erläutert von Adalbert Keller und Moritz Rapp

      Verlag der J.B Metzler'schen Buchhandlung 1843 - 1843 bis 1846, XIX+184+122+181+118; 190+115+93+166+144; 179+147+123+153+168; 134+147+152+157; 115+136+132+115+100; 160+135+135+198; 117+130+147+154+142; 126+141+138+174+147 Seiten Sprache: deutsch kl. 8° / Klein-Oktav Gewicht in Gramm: 2700 Einbände berieben und bestoßen, Papier stockfleckig

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        The Barnabys in America; or, Adventures of the Widow Wedded

      London: Henry Colburn, Publisher, 1843. First edition. 3 vols. 8vo. Half brown contemporary calf and cloth with label bound by J Edmonds, Aberdeen. Very good. Bookplate of the Earl of Kintore. First edition. 3 vols. 8vo. Sadleir 3214; Wolff 6806

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        Voyage où il vous Plaira [ Edition originale ]

      Publié par J. Hetzel 1843 - 1 vol. grand in-8 reliure postérieure plein maroquin vert, dos à 5 nerfs orné (caissons à quadruple filets dorés), quadruple filet doré d'encadrement en plats et chasses, toutes tranches dorées, premier plat de couverture conservé, date en queue, reliure signée de Marius Michel, Publié par J. Hetzel, Paris, Paris, 1843, 2 ff. (prospectus d'origine), 2 ff. (faux-titre et titre), 170 pp. et 1 f. n. ch. (table des matières et placement des gravures) avec 63 planches hors texte dessinées par Tony Johannot, et gravées sur bois par Brugnot, Dujardin, Rouget, Andrew, Best of Leloir, etc. Magnifique reliure de Marius Michel, pour ce sublime exemplaire en état parfait, parfaitement lavé et encollé, de l'édition originale et premier tirage des illustrations d'un des plus beaux illustrés romantiques, "ouvrage supérieurement exécuté, charmant comme texte et illustrations". L'exemplaire est bien complet du premier plat de la couverture d'origine, ainsi que du prospectus. Carteret, III, 596 ; Vicaire, V, 1252 Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Mysteries of Paris

      New York: Harper and Brothers, 1843. First Edition. 1/2 morocco. Very good. 1st edition in English, preceding the New World edition (NY, 1843-1844), Dugale's edition (London, 1844), Harper's 1844 reprint, Chapman and Hall's edition (London, 1845), and all others. Contemporary half mor- occo, a small page stain here and there, but very good (the old fashioned very good, just look at the photograph) and it's a complete copy with both title pages, all 433 text pages, and the page of ads, plus the 32 page sequel (Gerolstein, 1843). Important and scarce, especially in attractive condition. A precursor (arguably, the precursor) of all proletarian novels, that is, those dealing with the conditions of the working class and the poor, preceding Gaskell's Mary Barton (1848) and Dickens Hard Times (1854). Beside the obvious, Sue addresses inequality in the courts, abuses in public hospitals, and the need for reform of the penal system, and he does so in a gifted and innovative way, that is, through the eyes of a new ideal, a 19th century Batman, working the slums as a shield against injustice, a hero who became so popular that the daily life he witnessed (and reported), forced sweeping legislative reform, helped instigate the 1848 revolution, and awakened authors everywhere to a new concept, that of the novel being intentionally utilized as a tool for propaganda, an idea that reached its zenith 9 years later, with Harriet Stowe's publication of Uncle Tom's Cabin.

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        Kinder und Hausmärchen (2 Bde.).

      Göttingen, Dieterich, 1843 Kl.8°, XXXIV, 505 S.; VI, 523 S., Kart d. Zeit m. Rückenschild, Deckel berieben, Beistzerzeichen a Vors., min. stockfleckig - gutes Exemplar. Grosse Ausgabe. Fünfte. stark vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage. - Die EA der kleinen Ausgabe erschien 1825. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Märchen und Sagen

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        The Conqueror Worm, January 1843, Graham's Lady's and Gentleman's Magazine

      The Conqueror Worm, January 1843, Graham's Lady's and Gentleman's Magazine. No. CCV, Philadelphia. Original magazine-First Edition. 60 pages with 6 other pages counting front and back. This is an extraordinarily rare copy of this poem. None have shown up as extant in a major internet search. From Wikipedia: "The Conqueror Worm" was first published as a stand-alone poem in the January 1843 issue of Graham's Magazine. Shortly after, it was included among several other poems by Poe in the February 25 issue of the Saturday Museum in a feature called "The Poets & Poetry of Philadelphia: Edgar Allan Poe". It was later included in Poe's poetry collection The Raven and Other Poems in 1845. That same year, it was incorporated into "Ligeia" for the first time when the story was reprinted in the February 15, 1845, issue of the New York World. "Ligeia" was again republished with "The Conqueror Worm" in the September 27, 1845, issue of The Broadway Journal while Poe was its editor. This was not unusual for Poe, who had also incorporated poems "The Coliseum" and "To One in Paradise" into tales.*The poem seems to imply that human life is mad folly ending in hideous death, the universe is controlled by dark forces man cannot understand, and the only supernatural forces that might help are powerless spectators who can only affirm the tragedy of the scene."The Conqueror Worm" also uses the word "evermore", which would later evolve into "nevermore" in Poe's famous poem "The Raven" in 1845.[Other famous authors included in this issue are James Fenimore Cooper, William Cullen Bryant, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Condition: Very Good Plus. The pages are extremely clean. Many of the pages are loose, as is the Conqueror Worm page. There are 3 extremely small binding holes about an inch apart which held some string which has since disappeared except for a small piece in the back. Apparently these held the pages in place along with cover glue of the binding. The backing with the magazine name and issue date is complete and is glued to the binding. Further pictures provided upon request

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        China: in a series of views displaying the scenery, architecture, and social habits of that ancient empire.

      Fisher Son & Co. London ca. 1843 - Four volumes bound in 2, 4to., engraved title-page to each volume, 124 finely engraved steel-plates after Allom, some light foxing, contemporary dark green half morocco gilt, a fine copy. Thomas Allom (1804-1872) the noted topographical artist, at a time of increased interest in China, presented the Western world with the most complete portrait of China and Chinese culture up to the middle of the nineteenth century. The engravings show architecture and scenic views, mainly of the South-East (Hong Kong, Canto, Macao, Nanjing, and Shanghai) but also include several images of Peking and Yehol. As well as his own observations, Allom includes some images based on the work of earlier artists such as Lieutenant Frederick White, R.M., Captain Stoddart, R.N. and R. Vaughan. The text was by George Wright, a protestant missionary who had spent a considerable time in China. The work was a great success and went through several editions. Cordier 80-81; Lust 363; Lowendahl 986. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Porträt eines jungen Mannes.

      (18)71 - Bleistiftzeichnung auf blaugrauem Malkarton. Unten re. signiert u. datiert, 13.10. (18)71. 40,5x27,8. Mit 2 kleinen Randeinrissen. Dannhauer, E(rnst) *15.08.1843 Altgerinswalde-? Genremaler in Dresden. Schüler der Dresd. Akademie und J. Hübner's. Ausstellungsbeteiligung der Dresd. Akademie seit 1874. TB IV/375. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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      Bella litografia rappresentante il rio e lo squero di San Trovaso a Venezia. Dimensioni Cm 52 x cm 37 più la cornice non coeva. Ottimo esemplare. Rara e non comune litografia tratta dal libro di Lake Price INTERIORS AND EXTERIORS IN VENICE London Mclean 1843

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        [MANUSCRIPT] Pair of letters containing reports on the Wesleyan Missionary Society in Tasmania, 1843

      Two entire letters sent from Hobart Town to London, both written in a neat secretarial hand on 3 sides of one folded folio sheet, addressed to 'The General Secretaries of the Wesleyan Missionary Society, Centenary Hall, Bishopsgate Street within, London', stamped in red and dated 1843; the address panels are annotated by the sender 'VDL Minutes No. 3 (original)' and 'VDL Minutes No. 4 (original)', respectively; one of the letters is signed by 'Nathaniel Turner, Chairman', and 'William Simpson, Secretary'; both letters are complete, clean and legible, with original folds. Two important manuscript documents relating to the early history of the Wesleyan Methodist Church in Tasmania. One of the letters includes manuscript accounts of the expenditure, income and general returns for the Wesleyan Missionary Society's meetings in Hobart Town, New Norfolk, Ross, Launceston and Port Arthur. Both letters also include a series of questions and answers concerning the upholding of correct practices by the Wesleyan missions in Tasmania. These letters attest to the strong Methodist presence that had emerged in Tasmania by the first quarter of the nineteenth century. The first Methodist sermon in Tasmania was preached in Hobart in 1820, by Benjamin Carvosso. From 1825-1830 Carvosso served as the first minister of the Wesleyan Church in Hobart Town. A Wesleyan 'Society' was formed in Launceston in 1826, and by 1840 there were 14 chapels around the two towns and the midlands, as recorded in these letters.

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        Sahih’s First Volume (Huge Collection of ‘Ahadit)

      1259AH-AD1843 1259 - A39 Al-Buhari:Sahih’s First Volume (Huge Collection of ‘Ahadit)Arabic manuscript on paper, whose content consists in a collection of 'ahadit (the ‘Sayings of the Prophet’) divided into twenty chapters, and dated at the 21th day of the month of Ragab of the year 1259 AH, that is to say August 17th, AD 1843. This is the first part, out of four, of the so-called Sahih (litt.: ‘The sound (book)’), the masterpiece of the renowned Persian Islamic scholar Muhammad ibn ‘Ismail al-Buhari (AD 810 – 870 ca.).Average leaf dimensions: 195 x 128 mm. (7,67 x 5, 03 in); text panel dimensions: 145 x 76 mm. (5, 70 x 2, 99 in).The text of this first book is complete, and was written in a black nashi-style script on a single column formed by 19 lines; titles and significant word across the text are marked in red ink. Golden and coloured unwan at the very beginning of the manuscript. All pages are framed by a red double line.Original red morocco binding with blind-tooled decorations and morocco red box. The manuscript lies in pretty good conditions. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        H KAINH DIATHHKH.[Bible in Greec. New Testament]. Novum Testamentum Graecum. Edition Hellinistica.and: Scholia Hellenistica in Novum Testamentum. Philone et Jospho Patribus Apostolicis aliisq. Ecclesiae Antiquae Scriptoribus necnon Libris Apocryphis maxime depromta. Instruxit atque ornavit Novi Testamenti Hellenistice illustravi recens editor.

      London, Pickering, 1843 - 1493 S./ 944 S. Darlow/Moule 48365; First edition thus. Edited by Edward William Grinfield (1785-1864), who founded and endowed an Oxford lectureship on the Septuagint in 1859. This " Helenistic edition" presents the T.R. (following Mill), illustrated by citation the LXX., Origins'sHexapla, Josphus and Philo, given after each verse. In citing LXX. the editor used chitly L. Bos's text. Title-pages in black and red, with Pickering anchor amd dolphin device. Includes the editor spreface, Apparatus Hellenisticus (a list of books consulted), the text, with running commenatry, followed by a list of Citata et Parralela. Hghly decorative set. gr Gewicht in Gramm: 2500 Gr.-8° Dekorative Halbpergamentbände der Zeit mit sehr reichlicher Goldverzierung, goldggrägten Lederrückenschildern, Pergamentecken, Buntpapierbezug und marmoriertem Buchschnitt. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Atlante Geografico

      Atlante Geografico corredato di notizie relative alla Statistica, ed alla Geografia Fisica e Politica. Compilato ed eseguito col pennello su pietra da Benedetto Marzolla. Napoli, Reale Litografia Militare.1843. In folio. Cm. 34,5 x 49,5. Frontespizio manoscritto + 1 pag.,10 Tav. in litografia finemente acquerellate nei contorni, di cm: 48 x 63 ca. num. a mano. Bella legatura in pelle verde con tit. e fregi in oro ai piatti. Tagli dorati. Elenco Tavole: Carta Generale del Mondo conosciuto dagli antichi (1843) - Descrizione del Globo in due Emisferi (1843) - Carta Generale di Europa (1840) - Carta generale di Asia (1842) - Carta generale di Affrica (1841) - Carta generale dell'America Settentrionale (1842) - Carta generale dell'America Meridionale (1842) - Carta generale dell' Oceania (1841) - Carta generale dell'Antartica (1842) - Carta generale del Regno delle Due Sicilie (1841). Legatura un pò lenta al centro, leggere fioriture marginale. Raro.

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        Ausführlicher Symptomen-Kodex der homöopathischen Arzneimittellehre. Für den erleichternden Handgebrauch beim Nachschlagen in der Praxis, und mit besonderer Rücksicht auf schnelle Vergleichung des Aehnlichen und gehörige Auffindung des Einzelnen nach allen seinen Bestimmungen, geordnet und herausgegeben.

      Düsseldorf, J. E. Schaub 1843 - 1848.. 4 Bände. Erster Teil. "Gedrängte Total-Uebersicht aller zur Zeit eingeführten homöopathischen Heilmittel, in der Gesammtheit ihrer bekannten Erstwirkungen und Heilanzeigen. Nach den vorhandenen zerstreuten Quellen und mannichfachen eigenen Beobachtungen bearbeitet und dargestellt. 2 Bde. XXXIX, 614 S.; VI, 762 S. - Zweiter Teil: Systematisch-alphabetisches Repertorium der homöopathischen Arzneimittellehre. Erster Band: Allgemeine Beschwerden-Angesicht. 2 Bde. 2 Bll., 1052 S., 1 Bl., 33 S., 1 Bl. Zweiter Band: Zähne und Zahnfleisch-Unterglieder. VIII, 1254 S., 1 Bl. Hübsche HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. Band 1 der "Gedrängten Übersicht" behandelt die Arzneimittel A-L (Aconitum-Lamium album), Band 2 L-Z (Laurocerasus-Zingiber). - Das umfangreichste der drei Hauptwerke Jahrs. Es erschien gleichzeitig mit dem "Handbuch"` von Noack u. Trinks, wurde diesem aber vielfach für die Praxis vorgezogen. Jahr (1800-1875) kam, durch Aegidi empfohlen, nach Köthen zu Hahnemann, dem er bei der 2. Auflage der "Chronischen Krankheiten" wie bei der Anlegung eines Repertoriums und eines Symptomenlexikons half. Später wirkte er als homöopathischer Arzt in Paris und blieb in enger Verbindung zu Hahnemann. - Decken berieben. Mit sauberen Unterstreichungen in rot und blau.

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        Mappemonde en deux hémisphères suivant l'état actuel des connaissances géographiques et les derniers Voyages autour du monde. Gravée par Flahaut; Écrite par P. Rousset.

      Paris: Publiée par J. Andriveau-Goujon, Géographe-Éditeur,, Paris 1843 - [Para pedidos desde fuera de España, por favor, consulte las condiciones de venta y envío, tipo A. / For orders to be delivered outside Spain, please, let you see our sale and shipping terms, type A. / Pour les commandes à livrer hors d'Espagne, s'il vous plait, voyez les conditions de vente et de livraison, type A].- // 1 mapa con fronteras y contronos acuarelados de época, 1322x1000mm, compueso de XX piezas, enteladas sobre lino, plegado.- // Conserva caja de cartón marmoreado original, con tejuelo.- // Proc.: De la biblioteca del Château de La Chaux.- // Refs.: No en Rumsey. Mapas

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        Album der Haupt- und Residenzstädte Europa's. Sektion 1, Lieferung 1-5 (alles) und Sektion 2, Lieferung 1 (von 5) in 1 Band.

      Schweinfurt Kleinknecht & Schäfer -44 1843 - Mit 13 Stahlstich-Tafeln mit Ansichten und Plänen. 71, 44, 88, 56, 52; 112 S. 22 x 15 cm. Moderner Halblederband. (085). Goedeke XIII, 168, 45. - Erste Ausgabe. - Sehr seltenes, in Lieferungen erschienenes Werk, welches vollständig kaum auffindbar ist. Als Herausgeber fungierte der bekannte Dichter und Altertumsforscher Ludwig Bechstein (1801-1860). Die hier vorliegenden ersten sechs Lieferungen beschäftigen sich mit den Städten Berlin, München, Wien, Leipzig, Dresden und Paris. Jedem Teil sind eine Gesamtansicht und ein Stadtplan vorangestellt, letzterer ist von jeweils zehn Detailansichten umgeben. Zur Paris-Lieferung erschienen drei Tafeln. - Die erste Lieferung ohne den Reihentitel. Durchgängig unterschiedlich gebräunt und braunfleckig. - Äußerst rar! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Das Märchen vom gestiefelten Kater in den Bearbeitungen von Straparola, Basile, Perrault und Ludwig Tieck. X, 112 S. Mit Titellithographie in Rot und Schwarz sowie 12 radierten Tafeln von Otto Speckter. 4°. Halbleinenbd d. Z. (etwas berieben).

      Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus, 1843. - Erste Ausgabe, selten. Eine der schönsten Leistungen der deutschen Buchillustration des 19. Jahrhunderts. "Das liebenswürdigste und technisch vollendetste Werk dieser Jahre aber sind seine 12 Radierungen zum 'Märchen vom gestiefelten Kater', das Brockhaus 1843 in Leipzig verlegte. Sieben Jahre vor Schwinds herrlichem Bilderbogen schuf Speckter diese entzückenden Blätter und erfüllte sie mit seinem freundlichsten Humor, mit dem eindringlichen Menschentum, das er in so hohen Maßen besaß. Diese Radierungen gehören zu den Meisterleistungen der deutschen Illustration" (Rümann, D. illustr. Buch, S. 338). Gianfranceso Straparola (um 1480 - um 1557), italienischer Novellist, "Verfasser einer zweiteiligen Sammlung von insgesamt 75 Novellen und Märchen die teilweise später episodenweise von Perrault und Basile übernommen wurden" (Wilpert 3 I,1455). – Giambattista Basile (1575-1632), italienischer Dichter, "erster Märchenerzähler der europäischen Literatur" (Wilpert 3 I,123). Charles Perrault (1628-1703), französischer Schriftsteller, "literarisch bedeutend als Verfasser der unter dem Namen seines Sohnes veröffentlichten Märchen 'Contes de ma mère l'Oye', ironisch nacherzählten Volksmärchen, deren Erscheinen das Interesse an Volksmärchen erregte und sehr viele Kunstmärchen nach sich zog" (Wilpert 3 I,1174). – Die Tafeln auf stärkerem Kupferdruckpapier. Teils stockfleckig wie fast immer. Die Tafeln etwas ausgebunden, aber überwiegend sauber. Gutes Exemplar. – Hobrecker 22; Rümann 2498; Seebaß 1210; Wegehaupt I 1359; Hauswedell-Voigt S. 128, Abb. 192. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Nevadaville, Alt. 9,000 Feet - Gilpin Co. , Colo.

      Central City, CO: Lachlan McLean. Sepia toned photograph depicting the mining town of Nevadaville, Colorado circa 1880s. Photograph is on thick cardstock and measures 20" x 24" and has a cardboard frame which has been taped to frame by previous owner. Photograph is in very good condition. Photo has light foxing near top of photo and on title pastedown; a 2" tear starts on the left edge near the bottom, but is covered by framing; framing has moderate toning and wear; heavy toning and moderate wear on verso of photograph. Contrast is excellent. The image depicts a well-established town with many homes built on the hillside, dirt roads through town, a large schoolhouse, a church and cemetery, and many businesses on a main street. Looking closely one can see foundations of buildings that have been torn down as well as the lack of people in the streets. Although the lack of people is curious, it could be explained by being an early time of day. Tailings, mills and other equipment throughout town speak of the mining taking place. In the foreground a man in a horse drawn carriage heads up a rocky road; in the background snow-covered peaks surround the town. The detail and clarity of this image is enthralling. The creator of this image, Lachlan McLean (1843-1929) , was a known mining photographer based out of Central City, Colorado and produced photographs depicting the hardships of mining and stereoviews of scenery throughout Gilpin County, Colorado. The town of Nevadaville was a gold and silver mining town. It was also known as Nevada, Nevada City and Bald Mountain. Located one mile west of Central City, it was established in 1859 and soon boasted a population of between 4,000 and 6,000 residents. The California Mine just outside of town was a major producer of minerals, becoming the deepest mine in Colorado at a depth of 2,250 ft. It was said to be a rowdy place during that time. By 1900 the gold and silver yield declined and the population fell drastically. Today it is almost a ghost town. Although this image is undated, it was probably taken circa the 1880's when the heyday of the town was over but the mines were still productive. A more fascinating photograph is hard to find. No copies of this image in commerce or OCLC. .

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        Coleccion de la Cuadratura del Circulo.

      (Santiago de Cuba, 1843). - MANUSCRIT in-8 oblong. 1f. imprimé. et 55 figures accompagnés d'un feuillet de texte explicatif (sauf la planche 54 qui est accompagnée de 2 feuillets) soit 56ff. de texte. Plein veau raciné, dos lisse orné, étiquette de maroquin collée sur le plat supérieur avec, en lettres dorées: "Cuadratura del Circulo". Curieux manuscrit cubain sur la Quadrature du Cercle, ilustré de 55 figures hors-texte commentés par l'auteur sur un feuillet placé en regard. Dans un discours préliminaire l'auteur, qui était avocat à Santiago de Cuba, expose les réflexions qui l'avaient amené à composer cet ouvrage. Sur la premier contreplat figure la note manuscrite suivante signée W. H. Bliss, june 1873: "Two copies bought at the same time for 5 l - one of which, with an official petition signed by and relating to the author, and dated 'Santiago de Cuba Dec. 6 1847', to R. Louis-Philippe begging him to accept a copy of the work, was sent to Stonyhurst". Il s'agit peut-être de William Henry Bliss (1835-1911), archiviste anglais qui devint notamment spécialiste des manuscrits au Vatican. Le manuscrit est doté d'une page de titre imprimée. Bon exemplaire. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Saemmtliche Truppen von Europa (Deckeltitel).

      Württemberg, München und Würzburg, Eckert und Weiß, [ca. 1838-1843]. - 6tes Heft. 30 mont. altkolor. lithogr. Tafeln. Lose in spät. Hlwd. mit mont. Orig.-Brosch. (etw. fleckig, berieben und bestoßen). Folio. - Dabei: Dieselben. Das deutsche Bundesheer. Daraus: Hessen-Darmstadt. Ebda. [um 1840]. Mit 14 (statt 15) mont. altkolor. lithogr. Tafeln. Die prächtig kolorierten Lithographien zeigen Uniformen und Szenen aus dem Soldatenleben mit meist detaillierten Landschafts- und Stadtansichten im Hintergrund. - Die Tafeln kamen in drei Ausführungen in den Handel: 1. mit deutscher Unterschrift, die Kolorierung direkt auf dem Blatt. 2. Der Bildteil ist allein und besonders sorgfältig koloriert und dann auf ein Blatt mit ganzer Größe und eingedrucktem Text montiert (sog. Vorzugs- oder Fürstenausgabe). 3. Die gleichen kolorierten Lithographien wie bei 1, allerdings mit französischer Bildunterschrift (für den Verkauf im Ausland gedacht). Alle drei Ausführungen kommen in unserem Exemplar vor. - Da von Anfang an eine bestimmte Auflagenhöhe nicht vorgesehen war, wurden die Tafeln nach Auftragseingang geschaffen und ausgeliefert. Während des langen Erscheinungszeitraumes sind einige Steinplatten zerstört, Truppen neu eingekleidet und fehlerhafte Uniformdarstellungen erkannt worden. Dies machte neue Abbildungen von Uniformen notwendig, so daß einige Tafeln in mehreren Varianten vorkommen. Bei der Auslieferung griff der Verlag auf das jeweils noch vorhandene Material zurück, tauschte dabei überholte Tafeln durch die Varianten aus und ergänzte die noch fehlenden Blätter durch Neuerscheinungen oder abweichende Ausführungen. - Unser Exemplar mit 3 montierten Tafeln mit gedrucktem Text und Verlagstrockenstempel (2 deutsch, 1 französisch) und 27 montierten Tafeln mit montiertem Text (18 deutsch, 9 französisch). - Teils mit Randläsuren und stärker gebräunt, etwas fleckig. Colas 935. Lipperheide 2120. Vgl. Hiler 261. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        L'Europe pendant la Révolution française.

      Paris, Belin-Leprieur, 1843, - 4 vol. in-8, demi-chagrin aubergine à petits coins, dos lisse orné d'un décor romantique, tranches peigne (reliure de l'époque). Rousseurs éparses.Ce livre est destiné à remplir une vaste lacune en histoire : il doit faire connaître l'Europe pendant la Révolution française, et mettre impartialement en regard les héroïques choses qui se sont faites, les causes des évènements, et les résultats qui ont été obtenus. (Avant-propos). Par l'un des auteurs les plus prolixes du XIXe siècle. Exemplaire de la bibliothèque des Princes de Hanovre avec chiffre couronné doré poussé au centre des plats.

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        Naturgeschichtliches Fabelbuch.

      Bln.,Reimer 1843. - 16°. XII,108 S. Mit 50 lithogr. Bildern v. C.Ens. Illustr. Opbd., berieben, bestoßen u. fleckig, durchgeh. stockfl. Wegehaupt I,715; Seebaß II,615 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Five lines from the end of an ALS, Signed. ?I shall be glad to hear from you or to see you, next week. Always Dear Mrs Hood, Faithfully Yours Charles Dickens.?

      [1843] 1843 - 11 x 5.5cm. Undated. Pilgrim Letters, vol. III, p534. This section from an ALS addressed to Jane Hood, wife of Thomas, is tentatively dated in pencil ?Jan 40?, but Pilgrim Letters dates it to late July 1843. Dickens only made the acquaintance of Thomas Hood after the latter?s return from abroad in 1840 and his review of Master Humphrey in The Athenaeum of 7 November 1840. By 13 April 1841, Hood was able to say in a letter: ?Boz is a very good fellow, and he and I are very good friends? It seems this fragment was written in response to a letter from Mrs Hood to Dickens of July 1843. Dickens had urgently requested that a fund be set up to assist the seven children of actor Edward ?Elton? Elt, who had tragically perished when the vessel he was sailing in struck rocks off the Northumberland coast. Mrs Hood responded on July 27th by suggesting that her husband Thomas could write a poetical address for the occasion. PLEASE NOTE: For customers within the UK and the EU, this item is subject to VAT.

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        An Essay on the Tongue, in Functional Derangement of the Stomach and Bowels; With Some Observations on the Tongue's Aspect in Organic Disease of the Lungs.

      Simpkin, Marshall and Co., London 1843 - Presentation copy -- signed by Williams on FFEP. 8vo. 22.5 by 14.5 cm. xi, 119 pp. Williams was the senior physician to the Essex and Colchester Hospital. This essay provides "some observation of the tongue's aspect in organic disease of the lungs". Williams argues that observations of the tongue in a distressed patient can hold the key to diagnosing the ailment which afflicts the patient. He provides an abundance of statistical evidence, based on clinical observation. He writes, "I was induced to enter upon this inquiry from observing that the mucous membrane and papillae of the tongue presented varying aspects in functional disturbances of the stomach." This title predates Yaggy's book on cancer of the tongue, and Butlin's book on diseases of the tongue, by 40 years, and is contemporaneous with Harris' paper on the teeth, lips and tongue, read before the American Society of Dental Surgeons in 1841. Thus, it is perhaps the first, and certainly an early, study on the relationship of the appearance of the tongue to health and disease. Not in Garrison & Morton. A few neat horizontal tears of cloth on the spine. General wear besides. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Complete Cook, bound with The Complete Confectioner Plain and Practical Directions for Cooking and Housekeeping; with upwards of Seven Hundred Receipts

      Lea and Blanchard 1843 and 1844, Philadelphia - 196 & 154 pages. 19.5 x 12 cm. First American editions of two English cookbooks, here issued bound as one. The books are most uncommon in the first American edition. The Complete Cook has a few illustrations in the text, primarily dealing with carving. The Complete Confectioner has one page of illustrations; modeling tools. Final 10 pages filled with advertisements. Pages tanned, edges rubbed, otherwise text clean, no markings. [CAGLE 684, 587] Orig. black boards with paper spine label. Near fine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      January 17, 1843. Manuscript Document Signed “Wm Henry Daingerfield / Secretary Treasury” of the Republic of Texas, one page, 8” x 5”. Treasury Department, Washington, [Texas], January 17, 1843. Four endorsements on verso. Worn, creased, and uniformly foxed; unobtrusive cancellation cuts. Clear, dark signatures. Very good condition.In full, “The Sheriff of Fayette County will pay to S.S.B. Fields Assessor of said County, or Order, the sum of Seventy five 33/100 dollars in Exchequer Bills, out of any money collected by him on account of Taxes for the Year 1842 it being the amount of his commissions on assessing the sum of $1500.00.” On verso, Manuscript Endorsement Signed “Pay to / Nathl Norwood - / S.S.B. Fields;” Autograph Endorsement Signed “Pay to the President & Trustees of / Ruterville [sic, Rutersville] College Nathaniel Norwood / Washington Feb 13th 1843” (seal remnants on Norwood’s endorsement); Autograph Endorsements Signed “Recd of the within fifty one 16/100 dollars 27th Feby 1843 J H Hawkins” and “Recd in full .. J H Hawkins Atty.”William Henry Daingerfield (1808-1878) moved from Maryland to San Antonio in 1837. He was elected the 2nd Mayor of San Antonio in 1838, becoming Chief Justice of Bexar County the same year. In 1839, Daingerfield was appointed Commissary of Purchases of the Army of the Republic of Texas. From 1840-1842, he served as a Senator in the Fifth and Sixth Texas Congresses, resigning in 1842 to become Secretary of the Treasury in the cabinet of President Sam Houston. It was as Houston’s Secretary of the Treasury that Daingerfield signed this document. In February 1844, he became Texas Minister to the Netherlands, Belgium, and the Hanse towns (the maritime cities of Germany), serving until annexation. Smallwood S.B.”Steamboat” Fields practiced law in La Grange in 1839 and served as Fayette County tax assessor from1840 until his death in 1846. He represented Fayette County in the Texas House of Representatives from 1842-1843 and was editor of the LaGrange “Intelligencer” from 1844-1845.Rutersville College was located in Rutersville, seven miles northeast of La Grange. It was the first chartered Protestant college in Texas. The coeducational school opened in 1840 with 63 students. It was the dream of Martin Ruter, a Methodist missionary from Tennessee and superintendent of the Methodist mission in Texas, who had died in 1838. The town of Rutersville developed simultaneously with the college. Enrollment reached 194 by 1844-1845, but Indian attacks, the departure of students for the Mexican War, and the establishment of Baylor University in 1845 caused a decline in the number of students. In 1856, Rutersville College was merged with Texas Monumental and Military Institute.

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        Geological of New York, Part 1: Comprising the Geology of the First District with 32 hand-colored plates and maps (Natural History of New York series)

      Albany: Carroll and Cook, 1843. First edition.. The binding is very bright and clean, there is some occasional light foxing to the first large folding map, one of the other folding maps has some light browning to the margins; a bright, tight and clean copy in near fine condition.. Pp. xxxvii, 653; 45 full page lithographed plates and maps, (32 are hand-colored, 8 maps and geological charts are very large and folding), some text-figures and charts. Publisher's original dark brown cloth lettered in gilt on the spine, ornately blind-stamped and with a gilt motif of an invertebrate fossil emblazoned on the front cover, and a gilt map of the world on the spine, original clay-coated yellow endpapers, 4to. This is the rare hand-colored version of the Geology of New York, Part 1. The first district of New York is the populated area surrounding New York City. The first map is a very large hand-colored folding topographical and geology map of Long and Staten Islands and the island of New York (this fine map is sometimes missing from this work). Numerous other geological maps and geological sections all show the original hand-coloring. Most of the folding maps and folding sections do not appear to have been opened. Ornate armorial book plate on the front attached endpaper, no other ownership marks and few signs of use. Rare work seldom offered.

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