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        Chrestomathie Persane, publie´e sous les auspices de M. le Ministre de l’Instruction Publique. Tomes 1 + 2.

      Paris, Typographie de Firmin Didot Frères, 1843-1853. In-8°. CLV, 276; XXXVIII, 292 (2) p. (= Chrestomathies orientales), demi-reliures de toile avec titres dorés. - 1. Prolégomènes des tables astronomiques d`Oloug-Beg, publiés avec notes et variantes, et précédés d`une introduction par L.P. E. A. Sédillot. 1847. - Mirkhond: Histoire de Sassanides, à l`usage des élèves de l`école royale et spéciale des langues orientales vivantes. 1843. - 2. Prolégomènes des tables astronomiques d`Oloug-Beg. Traduction et commentaire, par L.P.E.A. Sédillot. 1853. Reliures un peu frottées. Petite manque sur le plat. Quelques cachets sur les pages de titre et sur les dernières pages de texte. Papier un peu taché par la moisissure. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Ulugh Beg, Oulough Beg, Oulougbek, Orientalisme, Orientalistik, Perse, Astronomie, Ouzbékistan, Afghanistan, Timourides, L.

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        LA HIDROPATIA, TRATAMIENTO ENFERMEDADES, VICENTE PRIESSNITZ, R. T. CLARIDGE 1843

      Imprenta de el Comercio. 1843 - Cadiz. 1843. 1/2 Piel. XXIV+282p. Contiene 5 bellos grabados. Extremadamente raro ejemplar. Ref 9.5 Biblioteca PC. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beschreibung des für die Feuerwacht auf dem St. Petersthurme in München ausgeführten Pyroskop`s von Dr. C. Steinheil. Abhandlungen der mathematisch-physikalischen Classe der Königlich Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften.

      München. 1843 - Carl August von Steinheil: (12.10.1801 bis 14.9. 1870). Beschreibung des Steinheilschen Pyroskops zur Ermittlung des Ortes einer Brandstätte, wie es für die Feuerwacht auf dem St. Petersthurme in München ausgeführt ist. Seite 561 bis 583 mit einer mehrfach gefalteten Tafel mit Detail -Zeichnungen und 8 lithographische, 1 mal gefaltete Panorama -Karten von G. Seeberger (ca 32 x 25 cm) zusammen ca. 2,5 m. Neuere professionelle Halb-Kunstleder Bindung, sehr schön erhalten. 28 x 22,5 cm [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Typed Letter Signed as President with holograph correction, on White House stationery, 1 page 4to folded sheet, Washington, D. C., October 14, 1905

      President Roosevelt writes to Judge George C. Holt (1843-1931), nominated by Roosevelt and confirmed as US District Judge in New York to discuss the politics of a district attorneyship. The President also makes reference to William Howard Taft (1857-1930) 27th US President and 10th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, who served at the time as Secretary of War; Elihu Root (1845-1937) who served as Secretary of State at the time of our letter; William Henry Moody (1853-1917) Attorney General when Roosevelt wrote this letter then Associate Justice of the Supreme Court in December 1906. Roosevelt writes, "Whitney has written Secretary Taft a strong protest against Morris. If you are willing, as this district attorney-ship is a very important matter, I shall ask you and Judge Townsend to come on here early in November...when I can have Secretary Root and Attorney General Moody here...." Roosevelt crosses out "here" and hand writes, "to meet you," above. He wants to find out what Root and Moody think." Signed in a strong hand, "Theodore Roosevelt." The reference to Judge Townsend is likely to William Kneeland Townsend whom Roosevelt promoted in 1902 to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Horizontal fold.

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        Report of the Commissioners appointed to take the Census of Ireland for the Year 1841

      Alexander Thom & Sons - 1843. Hardcover. 915pp. Folio bound in maroon cloth with new label. Complete with four maps of Ireland showing1:Population 2: House Accomadation 3:Education and 4: Property. County by county Summaries + general summaries.Nineteenth century Ireland. Irish Census. Famine in ireland. very good clean copy. . . . . Over 350,000 customers served online! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        QUINTETT / für / Pianoforte / 2 Violinen (Violina 1+2), Viola und Violoncello / Clara Schumann / GEB. WIECK / zugeeignet / von / ROBERT SCHUMANN. / Op.44. (Pr. 3 Thlr.) 1. Ausgabe / First Issue 4 Hefte in Pappmappe der Zeit

      Leipzig, Breitkopf & Härtel, September 1843. 31, 10, 10, 10 S. Titelblatt: Lithographie mit hellgrüner ornamentaler Umrahmung, nur auf der Klavierstimme, ohne Angabe des Lithographen 4°. Orig.Notenhefte, das Heft für Pianoforte mit Orig.titel, die 3 anderen in altem grünem Papierumschlag mit handgeschriebenem Titel, alle 4 Hefte mit Namenszug und Namensstempel (Martin Cornelius Rübner (Stempel) und W. Rübner (handschriftlich), durchweg stärker fleckig, Heft Clara Schumann mit Einriss seitlich (ca. 5cm) ///////////////////// NACHWEIS Siehe Brahms-Institut Erst- und Frühdrucke (Ed. Schumann), dort eine Ausgabe mit Bild //////////////// Erste öffentliche Aufführungen: 8. Januar 1843, Leipzig, Saal des Gewandhauses, in einer von Robert und Clara Schumann gegebenen Morgenunterhaltung; Interpreten: Clara Schumann, Ferdinand David, M. G. Klengel, H. O. Hunger und C. Wittmann ///////////// a.d. Besitz von Peter Martin Cornelius Rübner; auch Rybner, amerikanisch Rubner (* 26. Oktober 1853 in Kopenhagen; gest. 21. Januar 1929 in New York City) war ein dänischer Pianist, Komponist und Musikpädagoge. Er studierte von Januar 1869 bis Dezember 1871 am Königlichen Konservatorium Kopenhagen bei Niels Wilhelm Gade und Johan Christian Gebauer (1808-1884). 1880 wurde er Assistent von Felix Mottl an der Großherzoglich Badischen Hofkapelle Karlsruhe, von ca. 1884 bis 1886 wirkte er auch als großherzoglich badischer Hofpianist in Baden-Baden. 1892 wurde er Direktor des Philharmonischen Vereins und Lehrer am Großherzoglichen Konservatorium Karlsruhe. Im Kaiserreich erlangte er u. a. deshalb Berühmtheit, weil er das Gedicht Unser Kaiser des Dichters Otto Julius Bierbaums vertonte, das ein Publikumserfolg wurde. Er schrieb auch zahlreiche Huldigungsstücke für das badische Herrscherhaus. Wie Felix Mottl und Louis Brassin schuf Rübner Transkriptionen für Klavier nach Richard Wagners Opern. 1905 berief die Columbia-Universität in New York Rübner als Nachfolger von Edward MacDowell, dort lehrte er als Professor bis 1919 ///////////////// MARIE WIECK (1832-1916) Professor, dt. Musikerin, Pianistin, Klavier- und Gesangspädagogin, Schwester von Clara Schumann Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Das Märchen vom gestiefelten Kater, in den Beabreitungen von Straparola, Basile, Perrault und Ludwig Tieck. Mit zwölf Radierungen von Otto Speckter.

      Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus, 1843. Frontispiz, X + 112 S und 12 Tafeln. Priv. Hld. der Zeit, mit geprägten RSchild. EA. Wegehaupt I,1359. Rümann 2498. Seebaß 1210. Frontispiz rot-schwarz gedruckt. - Exlibris a. V., Besitzsign. a. Schmutztitel, Taf. leicht stockfleckig, die ersten 3 Taf. zudem im unteren Randbereich fleckig, leichte Gbrsp., im Ganzen gutes Exemplar. - Besonders reizendes Kinderbuch des 19. Jahrhunderts mit den Zeichnungen von Otto Speckter. Selten. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Kinderbuch

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        Das Märchen vom gestiefelten Kater, in den Beabreitungen von Straparola, Basile, Perrault und Ludwig Tieck. Mit zwölf Radirungen (Radierungen) von Otto Speckter.

      Leipzig, Brockhaus 1843. Frontispiz in rot und schwarz gedruckt. X, 112 S. und 12 Tafeln. Leinen d. Zeit 23,5 x 19,2 cm. Wegehaupt I,1359. Rümann 2498. Seebaß 1210. Schatzki 349. Erste von Speckter illustrierte Ausgabe. Selten! Bindung stark gelockert, einige Seiten bzw. Tafeln lose, Einband berieben und bestossen, Rückenkanten aufgeplatzt, Rückenschild nur noch fragmentarisch vorhanden, Wasserrand durch den gesamten Block, Stellenweise stark stockfleckig. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Das Märchen vom gestiefelten Kater, in den Bearbeitungen von Straparola, Basile, Perrault und Ludwig Tieck. Mit zwölf Radirungen [Radierungen] von Otto Speckter.

      Leipzig, Brockhaus 1843. Erste Ausgabe. X, 112 S. mit zweifarbiger Titellithographie und 12 radierten Tafeln (alle Tafeln mit den Original-Trennblättern), Gr.-8°., blindgeprägter Leineneinband der Zeit mit etwas Rückenvergoldung, Rücken verblaßt, Deckel teils verblaßt, stark fleckig/braunfleckig und etwas knickspurig, Kanten etwas bestoßen, Ecken teils gestaucht, Papier durchgehend braun-/stockfleckig (vereinzelt stärker), Textseiten mit Eckknickspur, Bindung an einer Stelle angebrochen / gebrochen, Tafeln etwas braun-/stockfleckig, ansonsten noch ordentlich erhalten, (auf Wunsch senden wir gerne weitere Photos), Versand D: 4,90 EUR Märchen, illustrierte Märchenbücher des 19. Jahrhunderts,

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        Les Contes fantastiques de Hoffmann, traduction nouvelle ; précédés de souvenirs intimes sur la vie de l' auteur par P. Christian. Illustrés par Gavarni.

      Lavigne, Paris 1843 - In-8 de XIX-(2)-522 pp., demi-chagrin, dos orné à nerfs, tranches dorées, garde de moire blanche (reliure de l'époque). Précieux exemplaire de lecture sur lequel André Malraux a laissé quelques mots sur le faux-titre « Le brocart des frusques de Contes d'Hoffmann. A. Malraux ». Ces mots sont tirés du roman Le Temps du mépris publié en 1935, chapitre III : « La dedans se balade un carnaval de partisans barbus, ils ont dépouillé les popes de leur chasuble et se sont en quelques heures taillés dans le brocart des frusques des contes d'Hoffman ». Malraux a longtemps refusé la réédition de son ouvrage, partagé entre le désir d'apporter un document politiquement efficace et celui de faire oeuvre de création originale. Le héros du roman, emprisonné par les nazis, utilise pour ne pas sombrer dans la folie de l'enfermement sa rêverie contrôlée, où se mêle le fantastique et la réalité très crue. « Pages parfois d'un rare beauté (.) entrechoquement de réalisme et de surréalisme, de poésie et de brutalité » (R. Jouanny, notes du Temps du Mépris, Bibliothèque de la Pléiade). Quelques annotations au crayon en marge. Premier tirage des 10 planches hors texte, et des vignettes dans le texte par Gavarni gravées sur bois par Brevière et Nouvion. Chaque gravure est protégée d'une serpente rose. Rousseurs. Vicaire, IV, 158.

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        QUINTETT / für / Pianoforte / 2 Violinen (Violina 1+2), Viola und Violoncello / Clara Schumann / GEB. WIECK / zugeeignet / von / ROBERT SCHUMANN. / Op.44. (Pr. 3 Thlr.) 1. Ausgabe / First Issue 4 Hefte in Pappmappe der Zeit

      Leipzig, Breitkopf & Härtel, September . 1843 - 31, 10, 10, 10 S. Titelblatt: Lithographie mit hellgrüner ornamentaler Umrahmung, nur auf der Klavierstimme, ohne Angabe des Lithographen 4°. Orig.Notenhefte, das Heft für Pianoforte mit Orig.titel, die 3 anderen in altem grünem Papierumschlag mit handgeschriebenem Titel, alle 4 Hefte mit Namenszug und Namensstempel (Martin Cornelius Rübner (Stempel) und W. Rübner (handschriftlich), durchweg stärker fleckig, Heft Clara Schumann mit Einriss seitlich (ca. 5cm) ///////////////////// NACHWEIS Siehe Brahms-Institut Erst- und Frühdrucke (Ed. Schumann), dort eine Ausgabe mit Bild //////////////// Erste öffentliche Aufführungen: 8. Januar 1843, Leipzig, Saal des Gewandhauses, in einer von Robert und Clara Schumann gegebenen Morgenunterhaltung; Interpreten: Clara Schumann, Ferdinand David, M. G. Klengel, H. O. Hunger und C. Wittmann ///////////// a.d. Besitz von Peter Martin Cornelius Rübner; auch Rybner, amerikanisch Rubner (* 26. Oktober 1853 in Kopenhagen; gest. 21. Januar 1929 in New York City) war ein dänischer Pianist, Komponist und Musikpädagoge. Er studierte von Januar 1869 bis Dezember 1871 am Königlichen Konservatorium Kopenhagen bei Niels Wilhelm Gade und Johan Christian Gebauer (1808-1884). 1880 wurde er Assistent von Felix Mottl an der Großherzoglich Badischen Hofkapelle Karlsruhe, von ca. 1884 bis 1886 wirkte er auch als großherzoglich badischer Hofpianist in Baden-Baden. 1892 wurde er Direktor des Philharmonischen Vereins und Lehrer am Großherzoglichen Konservatorium Karlsruhe. Im Kaiserreich erlangte er u. a. deshalb Berühmtheit, weil er das Gedicht Unser Kaiser des Dichters Otto Julius Bierbaums vertonte, das ein Publikumserfolg wurde. Er schrieb auch zahlreiche Huldigungsstücke für das badische Herrscherhaus. Wie Felix Mottl und Louis Brassin schuf Rübner Transkriptionen für Klavier nach Richard Wagners Opern. 1905 berief die Columbia-Universität in New York Rübner als Nachfolger von Edward MacDowell, dort lehrte er als Professor bis 1919 ///////////////// MARIE WIECK (1832-1916) Professor, dt. Musikerin, Pianistin, Klavier- und Gesangspädagogin, Schwester von Clara Schumann [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Christmas Carol in Prose: Being A Ghost Story of Christmas.

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1843. First. hardcover. very good. Frontispiece & 3 plates by John Leech, all hand colored as issued; 4 woodcut text illustrations. 2 pages of undated ads at end. 166 pages. Small slim 8vo, light brown vertically ribbed cloth, stamped in blind with single line & decorative border; gilt wreath surrounding the title; spine with gilt lettering & ornaments, gilt edges. London: Chapman & Hall, 1843. First Edition. First issue, with red & blue title page, mottled green end-papers & Stave I at the beginning of the text. The binding is stained and the hinges are cracked, but otherwise a clean, sound copy, in a red morocco solander case.

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        Narrative of a Voyage Round the World, Performed in her Majesty's Ship Sulphur, During the Years 1836-1842, Including Details of the Naval Operations in China, from Dec 1840 to Nov 1841

      London: Henry Colburn, 1843 2 volumes. xxxvii+[2]+387+[8 ad] pages with frontispiece, woodcuts in text and 7 steel-engraved plates; vi+[2]+474 pages with frontispiece, woodcuts in texts and 10 steel-engraved plates. Royal octavo (9¼x5½") in publisher's original green cloth, spine lettered in gilt covers decorative blind stamped. First Edition.In 1825, Edward Belcher accompanied Frederick William Beechey's expedition to the Pacific and Bering Strait as a surveyor. In 1836. he commanded a surveying ship on the north and west coasts of Africa and in the British seas. Belcher took up the work which Beechey had left unfinished on the Pacific coast of South America. He was on board the bomb vessel HMS Sulphur, which was ordered to return to England in 1839 by the Trans-Pacific route. Belcher made various observations at a number of islands which he visited, having been delayed by being dispatched to take part in the war in China in 1840. On 26 January 1841, the then Commander Belcher landed on Possession Point at the north shore Hong Kong Island and made the first British survey of Hong Kong harbor. After the war's end in 1842 he reached home and for his services was made a Knight Bachelor in the following year. He was then engaged in HMS Samarang, in surveying work in the East Indies, the Philippines, Geomun-do (Port Hamilton) and other places, until 1847. In 1852 Belcher led the last and largest Admiralty expedition to rescue Sir John Franklin. He was also to look for his former surveying officer in Hong Kong, Richard Collinson, and Robert McClure, whose ships had not been seen after entering the Bering Strait. He did a great deal of sledge exploration, rescued McClure and abandoned four of his five ships in the ice. He had five ships: Assistance (Belcher), Resolute (Henry Kellett, second mate George Nares), the steam tenders Pioneer(Sherard Osborn) and Intrepid (Leopold McClintock) and the depot ship North Star (William Pullen). Belcher and one tender were to enter Wellington Channel, where Franklin was thought to be, while Kellett was to go west to Melville Island and look for Collinson and McClure. North Star was to stay at Beechey Island as a supply base. He left the Nore in April 1850. By early winter Assistanceand Pioneer were frozen in at Northumberland Sound to the north of Wellington Channel while Resolute and Intrepid were frozen in off Melville Island (Arctic)?"the first ships this far west since William Edward Parry in 1819. A great deal of exploration was done by man-hauled sledges. In April 1853 Leopold McClintock and others left the Resolute on sledges and returned 105 days later, having covered 1,400 miles and discovered Prince Patrick Island. Another party went west and discovered Robert McClure, whose ship was frozen in at Mercy Bay. Belcher went north by sledge and found a channel at the northern tip of Devon Island, hinting that Franklin might have used it to escape to Baffin Bay. When the ice broke up that summer, he pushed his ships up Wellington Channel and became trapped again. By February 1854 Belcher was becoming increasingly worried about the safety of his ships and men. In April he ordered Kellett to abandon his ships and return by sledge to North Star. Belcher abandoned his two ships in late July. Aided by two ships that showed up at Beechey Island (Phoenix and Breadalbane), the whole party returned to England. Belcher went through a court martial, which was automatic for any captain who had lost a ship. He was exonerated, but his sword was returned to him 'without observation'. He never again received an active command. Curiously Resolute broke free of the ice and drifted all the way to Davis Strait, where it was picked up by an American whaler.Condition:Some staining and wear to covers, spines a bit faded, ends chipped and worn, rear joint of Vol. I with chipping and loss; hinges repaired at endpapers, some light foxing and occasional mostly marginal damp staining within, the three folding maps which should be loose in a pocket not present; overall good, uncommon in the original cloth.

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        Gesamtansicht mit dem Kreml über die Kasanka gesehen ('Entrée Par Les Moulins Et La Kasanka').

      - getönte Lithographie v. André Durand gedr. v. Auguste Bry in Paris b. Ernest Bourdin in Paris, um 1843, 30 x 44,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Kloster Simonoff bei Moskau ('Monastère De Simonoff. Saint Simon. Côte de la Moskova').

      - getönte Lithographie v. André Durand gedr. v. Auguste Bry in Paris b. Ernest Bourdin in Paris, um 1843, 29 x 43 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Brockhaus Conversations-Lexikon 9.Auflage, 15 Bände, 1843-1848 (II)

      F.A. Brockhaus 1843-1848, Leipzig - Brockhaus. Allgemeine deutsche Real-Encyklopädie für gebildeten Stände (Conversations-Lexicon) - Neunte Originalauflage. Komplett in 15 Bänden. Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1843-1848. Original-Halbledereinbände. Lederrücken mit Goldgeprägungen. Dreiseitiger, roter Buchschnitt. Format 22,5cm x 15cm. Wie auch den acht Originalbildern in der Galerie zu entnehmen, sind die Einbände berieben, die Ecken stärker bestoßen. Der Rotschnitt sehr schön erhalten. Goldprägungen teils verblasst. Rücken, Außengelenk sowie Rückenschilder gelegentlich mit kleineren Fehlstücken. Ab Band 9 die Rücken etwas heller. Drei Außengelenke mit Einriss, in der Frontansicht nicht sichtbar. Buchdeckel bis auf drei (hier kleines Fehlstück beim Papierbezug) in guter Erhaltung. Innen alles fest eingebunden. Keine losen oder fehlenden Seiten, keine Anstreichungen, kein unangenehmer Geruch. Seiten gelegentlich gebräunt & fleckig. Abklatsch der Lederecken auf den Vorsätzen. Vier Doppelseiten mit vier kleinen Löcheln. Vorsatz mit Namenseintrag & bei den meisten Bänden Papier dort mittig im Innengelenk etwas eingerissen. In Band 11 fehlt beim Inhaltsverzeichnis jeweils die untere Ecke (mit Teil vom Text) sowie halbseitiges Vorsatzblatt. 22500 Gramm.

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        Hamburg vor dem Brande vom 5ten Mai 1842. – Nach der Natur u. auf Stein gez. von Jessen. Verlegt von L: Fontaine. Kolorierte Kreidelithographie.

      Hamburg, L.Fontaine, ca.1843. - 31,0 x 38,6 cm. Gereinigtes und neuer koloriertes Blatt mit kleinem Rand um die Darstellung. Souvenirblatt mit zentraler Darstellung "Ansicht von Hamburg", umgeben von 8 etwas kleineren Ansichten. Darüber: "Das Eimbecksche Haus.", "Das Rathhaus u. die Bank.", "Die Börsenhalle." Links u. rechts daneben: "Die Petri–Kirche", "Die Nicolai–Kirche". Darunter: "Das Spinn– Werk– u. Armenhaus.", "Die Alte Börse.", "Die Getruden–Capelle." Die Stein– u. Kupferdruckerei von Louis Fontaine wurde sehr wahrscheinlich 1842 gegründet. Nebenstehende Abbildung ist aus zwei Scans zusammengesetzt, der senkrechte Absatz existiert im Original nicht. [SW – Ansicht, Ansichten, Lithographie]

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        A small archive of material relating to the prominent baritone and singing teacher Manuel Garcia. Includes 11 autograph letters in Garcia's hand, ephemera relative to his 100th birthday celebration at the Hotel Cecil in London, and autograph letters of Joaquina Garcia (Manual I's second wife), Eugénie Garcie née Mayer (wife and pupil of Manuel II), etc.

      AUTOGRAPH LETTERS OF MANUEL GARCIA II - 1 p. Octavo. To Auber, "Directeur du Conservatoire Royal de Musique, Paris." On personal letterhead with embossed initials "EG" (Eugenie Garcia) to upper left corner. Written from 6 rue Chabanais, with date of 1843 added in another hand. With integral address leaf. Garcia apologizes for his absence from Paris, etc. - 2 pp. Octavo. Dated [London,] January 4, 1851. To the English pianist and conductor [Charles] Hallé. In French (with translation). Hallé's protegée, a certain Miss Dawson, who "has the gift of a lovely voice," has delivered what was presumably a letter of introduction from Hallé. Garcia asks if he may place his own pupil, Mathilde Graumann, in Hallé's care. "Permit me to make a request of you: knowing the powerful influence you have in the musical world in Manchester, I ask you to be so kind as to take under your protection one of my good pupils, Miss Mathilde Graumann. This young person, blessed with a remarkable talent and a distinguished appearance, has just had a great success in Leipzig and would very much like to be heard in concerts that you conduct." Creasing and short tears at folds; small tear to lower edge; minor foxing, soiling, and wear; pencil annotation to upper blank margin of recto. Garcia's "Mémoire sur la voix humaine, presented to the Académie des Sciences (Paris, 1841), was the foundation of all subsequent investigations into the voice, and his invention of the laryngoscope (1855) brought him world fame. His Traité complet de lÂ’art du chant (1840–47) remained a standard work for many years. He was a professor at the Paris Conservatoire (1847–50), and at the RAM, London (1848–95); he spent the latter half of his life in England... His pupils included Jenny Lind, Hans Hermann Nissen, Erminia Frezzolini, Julius Stockhausen, Mathilde Marchesi, Charles Bataille and Charles Santley. " James Radomski and April Fitzlyon in Grove Music Online. Soon after their inception in 1858, "the Hallé Concerts became Manchester's leading musical event; Hallé conducted them, often also appearing as piano soloist, for the remaining 37 years of his life. His programmes were adventurous and he engaged leading soloists of the day." Michael Kennedy in Grove Music Online. Mathilde Graumann married the Italian baritone and singing teacher Salvatore Marchesi in 1852, the year of her single stage appearance, as Rosina, at Bremen. "In 1854 she began to teach, in Vienna, Paris, Cologne and again Vienna. In 1881 she founded her own school of singing in Paris, where her pupils included Emma Calvé, Gabrielle Krauss, Nellie Melba, Sibyl Sanderson, Emma Eames, Katharina Klafsky, Selma Kurz, and her daughter Blanche Marchesi. She retired in 1908. She published numerous sets of vocal exercises, mostly under the title LÂ’art du chant, with various opus numbers, from the 1850s onwards, and an Ecole Marchesi: méthode de chant théorique et pratique (Paris, 1886; Eng. trans., 1896, 1903) as well as a book of memoirs." Elizabeth Forbes in Grove Music Online. - 3 pp. of a bifolium. Octavo. Signed in full. To an unidentified male correspondent. Dated February 22, 1868. In French. An interesting letter in which Garcia expresses his support for any measures that would bring new vigor to the Royal Academy of Music. He congratulates his correspondent [?Auber] on his "magnificent composition" that he had heard the previous evening. With the small circular embossed stamp of the Westminster Club to foot. - 1 p. of a bifolium. Octavo. Signed "M. Garcia." To Mr. Salaman (the composer, pianist and concert manager Charles Kensington Salaman, 1814-1901). No date [but after 1874]. In French. With annotations to blank p. 2 in another hand with the date 1864 in ink and 1874 in pencil. Garcia praises Mathilde Martin, a young pianist and encourages Salaman to make her acquaintance. - 1 p. Octavo. Unsigned. To an unidentified correspondent. Saturday, no year [but after 1874]. 5 Bentinck Street, [London] (Garcia's address after 1874; see Mackinlay: Garcia the Centenarian and his Times, pp. 237-38). In French. Relative to an appointment next Monday. - 1 p. of a bifolium. Small octavo. Signed "M. Garcia." To an unidentified female correspondent. Undated [but after 1874]. Written from 5 Bentinck Street (see above). In French. Relative to confusion over the times of an appointment. - 1 p. of a bifolium. Octavo. Signed in full. To the distinguished writer on music and editor of the first edition of "A Dictionary of Music and Musicians," Sir George Grove (1820-1900). Dated Mon Abri, Cricklewood, March 20, 1886. In French. Relative to his invitation from the Queen to participate in an occasion at the Royal College. - 1 p. of a bifolium. Octavo. Signed "M. Garcia." To organist, teacher and composer Mr. Silas. Undated [but 1880s]. Written from Mon Abri, Kilburn Rise. In French. Garcia will be happy to receive the daughter of Silas's friend and to hear her sing. It is a pity that she cannot be put into an envelope to avoid the problems of London traffic! - 2 pp. of a bifolium. Octavo. Signed "M. Garcia." To Sir George Grove. Undated [but 1880s]. Written from Mon Abri. In English. With several corrrections. - 1 p. Octavo. Signed "M. Garcia." To Sir Felix Semon (1849-1921), a pioneer in neurolaryngology. Cricklewood near London, March 1905. In French. - 1 p. of a bifolium. Octavo. Signed "M. Garcia." To an unidentified female correspondent. Wednesday, January, Wednesday [no year]. 1 Bentinck Street, Manchester Square, [London]. In French. Relative to a piece to be sung. - Closing fragment of an autograph letter signed "M. Garcia" with a postscript wishing his correspondent a happy new year and the address "Mon Abri, Shootup #11 Kilburne." AUTOGRAPH LETTERS OF JOAQUINA GARCIA, EUGÉNIE GARCIA, GUSTAVE GARCIA Joaquina Garcia 1780- 1864 4 pp. of a bifolium. 12mo. Dated [London?] June 5 or 6, 1839. To an unidentified female correspondent, presumably another singer. Signed "Jna Garcia". In black ink on cream paper with gilt edges. With the date of receipt (July 6, 1839) notated in another hand to lower blank portion of fourth page. In French (with translation). Creased at folds; light wear; minor pencil annotation to upper left corner of first page. A rare early document of the famed Garcia family. An arrangement with Pierre François Laporte, manager of the King's Theatre in London, prevents Joaquina's young daughter, Pauline Garcia (later Pauline Viardot), from appearing in another concert unless the hall is specified. "We returned this morning at 3 o'clock, and in order not to make you wait for a reply, it is I who take up a pen for my daughter who is still sleeping... we cannot commit ourselves for any concert where the public pays, except for the concerts which are given at the little hall of the Opera, because Laporte takes half for himself, and he authorizes the Italian singers to sing only in this location. Otherwise my daughter certainly would have taken pleasure in doing something which would be agreeable to a Belgian lady, especially for Miss Meurts, but for the moment this pleasure is forbidden to her, unless you gave your concert in a particular hall! In which case Pauline would be able to sing one or two pieces. You will see." Soprano Maria Joaquina Sitches (stage name Joaquina Briones) was the second wife of celebrated tenor Manuel Garcia and mother of three of the most famous singers of the nineteenth century: Maria Malibran (1808-1836), Manuel Garcia the Younger (1805-1906), and Pauline Viardot (1821-1910), whom this letter concerns. On May 9, 1839, several weeks before Joaquina composed this letter, Pauline had made her operatic debut in London as Desdemona in Rossini's Otello. Eugènie Garcia - 2 pp. of a bifolium. Octavo. Signed "E. Garcia." To an unidentified female correspondent. Dated Sunday, 11 Rue de Provence. On personal letterhead with the initials "EG" printed in blue at head. Relative to the hours she will be home for the next few days. - 1 p. of a bifolium. Octavo. Signed in full. To an unidentified male correspondent. Written from 6, rue Chabanais, n.d. In French. - 2 pp. of a bifolium. Octavo. Signed "E. Garcia." To Madame Orfila, Ecole de Médecine (Anne Gabrielle née Lesueur, 1793-1864, wife of Mathieu Orfila, 1787-1853, founder of toxicology). Written from 6 Place d'[?], 40 rue St. Lazare. On personal letterhead with embossed initials "EG" in gold to upper left corner. Dated 1845 in an unidentified hand. With integral address leaf. In French. Garcia expresses her great regret that she could not come to see her correspondent as Mr. Rodrigues was coming to rehearse "sa musique ancienne." Together with: - 2 pp. Octavo. Signed in full. To Daniel Auber (1782-1871), director of the Paris Conservatoire. Dated 1843 in another hand. In French. Garcia explains the reasons for her husband's delay in returning to Paris, saying that business was keeping him in Dublin for a few more days. Tipped into the above letter. Slightly torn at upper inner edge. - 2-1/2 pp. of a bifolium. Octavo. Signed "E. Garcia." To an unidentified correspondent. N.p., n.d. In French. Complaining about Auber. Incomplete. Gustave Garcia 1837-1925 - 4 pp. of a bifolium. Octavo. Dated November 28, [18]81. To an unidentified male correspondent. Signed "G. Garcia. In English. Relative to a proposed concert by himself and "three good pupils from the Academy" performing a selection from Faust and Trovatore. All letter slightly worn; creased at folds; other minor defects; some with remnants of former mount to verso. 100th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION MEMORABILIA - Semon, Felix. Autograph letter signed in full. 4 pp. of a bifolium. Octavo. To Edward Speyer. Dated February 21, 1905. Together with an autograph note on a postal card to Speyer dated March 20, 1905, attached to autograph envelope with string through two pinholes. Relative to the upcoming celebration of Manuel Garcia's 100th birthday, including details of the morning reception and evening banquet and mentioning the noted German baritone Julius Stockhausen (1826-1906), a student of Garcia and himself an eminent vocal pedagogue; he will not be able to attend the celebration but will send his children instead. In German (with translations). - Printed announcement of the "Banquet in Honour of the 100th Birthday of Señor Garcia... March 17th, 1905," with two small oval inlaid portraits, one "About the time of his Invention of the Laryngoscope" and the other "At the present time, his 100th Birthday." Includes menu and "Toast List." Bound with red and gold silk ribbons. - Printed banquet ticket with invitee's name "Ed. Speyer Esq." completed in manuscript, with associated ephemera including a ticket to the "Morning Commemoration" and 4-page program attached with string through two pinholes - Large folding "Plan of Tables" for banquet seating with attendees named - Large photograph (350 x 233 mm.) of "Manuel Garcia addressing the Company" [manuscript] of the Laryngological Society of London" ASSOCIATED MEMORABILIA - Postcard photograph by the Dover Street Studios of Albert Garcia (1875-1946), grandson of Manuel Patricio Garcia, signed. Laid down to yellow card mount. - 2 colour postcard photographs of Carmen Garcia (after 1880-1924), Manuel Patricio Garcia's daughter from his second marriage, one highlighted in white. Laid down to yellow card mount. - Garcia. Hints on Singing... Translated from the French by Beata Garcia. New & Revised [Second] Edition. London: Ascherberg, Hopwood and Crew, copyright 1894. Large octavo. Original printed wrappers. 1f. (title), [iii]-[viii], 75, [i] (blank) pp. - Garcia. School of Singing for the Medium Voice. London: Edwin Ashdown. New and Revised Edition. Folio. 1f. (title), 36 pp. Worn; remnants of tape to title and inner upper wrapper. - Printed articles by Lloyd Harris; Viktor Fuchs; Le Centenaire de Manuel Garcia in Le guide musical 51, no. 11, March 12, 1905; excerpts from The Times (London), March 18, 1905; obituaries; tombstone rubbings, etc. . Manuel Patricio Garcia was the son of the composer and singing teacher Manuel Garcia (1775-1832). Garcia "studied singing with his father and harmony with Zingarelli at Naples in 1814; later he continued with his father in Paris, where he also studied harmony with Fétis... His Mémoire sur la voix humaine, presented to the Académie des Sciences (Paris, 1841), was the foundation of all subsequent investigations into the voice, and his invention of the laryngoscope (1855) brought him world fame. His Traité complet de lÂ’art du chant (1840–47) remained a standard work for many years. He was a professor at the Paris Conservatoire (1847–50), and at the RAM, London (1848–95); he spent the latter half of his life in England. His school of singing, a perfection of his fatherÂ’s methods, produced remarkable results. His pupils included Jenny Lind, Hans Hermann Nissen, Erminia Frezzolini, Julius Stockhausen, Mathilde Marchesi, Charles Bataille and Charles Santley." Beatrix Borchard in Grove online Garcia's first wife was Eugénie Mayer (1815-1880), an operatic soprano (active 1836–58) and singing teacher.

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        The Christmas Books Being; A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life and The Haunted Man

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1843- 48., 1843. ALL FIRST EDITIONS. 5 volumes. Small octavo. All in the publisher's original gilt decorated cloth, all edges gilt. Christmas Carol with brownish pink colouring, the rest in red cloth. A used set which shows uniform general wear and soiling; covers and extremities with some bumping and marking, spine tips and joints frayed, some reading slant, ownership inscriptions to three volumes including 'Carol'. Remains a presentable set in very good order. All First Editions, various issues. Christmas Carol first state with red and blue title page, 'Stave 1' and uncorrected text, chalky green endpapers. Chimes is 2nd state, Cricket 2nd state ads, Battle of Life is 4th state as usual, Haunted Man no points called for. Walter E Smith; Charles Dickens in the Original Cloth [Volume 2]

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        The Great Aerial Navigator, or Atmospheric Machine! Under the superintendence of the "Aerial Conveyance Company," for the conveying of passengers, troops and government despatches to India and China, in the short space of five days, by means of a new improved system of "aerial navigation" adapted also to proceed on water or land, and can be used as a most destructive instrument of war ...'

      Vickers. 1843 Single sheet folio broadside with central woodcut illus. beneath title. Approx. 37.5 x 50cm. Mounted on cream card. v.g.Not in the BM print collection, not recorded on Copac or OCLC. A wonderful broadside satirising the Victorian fixation with air travel and the remarkable if implausible designs for accomplishing success; this one, by an anonymous 'inventor', is accompanied with a key explaining 'the most extraordinary invention of modern times'. It includes a mechanical eagle with smoke released through its mouth, a telegraph, parachutes, a boat 'in the Chinese style', and eight paddles that act as fans whilst in the air or actual paddles when in water. The explanatory text is concluded with a letter from the inventor to 'Her Majesty's Ministers': 'Placed at the head of a great nation, I call on you to avail yourselves of my

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        Natural History of New York. Part IV. Geology of New York. Part I. Comprising the Geology of the First Geological District

      Albany: Carroll & Cook, Printers to the Assembly, 1843. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. quarto; pp; xxxvii, (i), 653, (i), (18), index, explanation of the plates; Illustrated in color and black and white with forty-five plates and maps, some folding, including plate #1; A topographical and geological map of Long Island and Staten Islands and the Island of New York; decorated black cloth stamped in blind with a gilt crinoid on the upper board and a globe on the spine, yellow coated endpapers; minor edge wear, some foxing to preliminaries, all plates are present and bright, a very good copy of a scarce book in today's market, rarely found with the folding map;. A very good copy of a scarce book in today's market, rarely found with the folding map. Part of the Geology of New York.

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        The Christmas Books. Being; A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life and The Haunted Man.

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1843- 48., 1843. ALL FIRST EDITIONS. 5 volumes. Small octavo. All in the publisher's original gilt decorated cloth, all edges gilt. Christmas Carol with brownish pink colouring, the rest in red cloth. A used set which shows uniform general wear and soiling; covers and extremities with some bumping and marking, spine tips and joints frayed, some reading slant, ownership inscriptions to three volumes including 'Carol'. Remains a presentable set in very good order. All First Editions, various issues. Christmas Carol first state with red and blue title page, 'Stave 1' and uncorrected text, chalky green endpapers. Chimes is 2nd state, Cricket 2nd state ads, Battle of Life is 4th state as usual, Haunted Man no points called for. Walter E Smith; Charles Dickens in the Original Cloth [Volume 2]

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        Pommersches Wappenbuch. Gezeichnet und mit Beschreibung der Wappen und historischen Nachweisen versehen.

      Stettin. Eigenthum des Herausgebers.1843 - 1855. Band 1 - 5./ 5 Bde. Komplett. 26 x 18 cm. Halbleineneinbände mit marm. Vorder- und Hinterdeckel u. marm. Buchschnitt. Etw. berieb. u. bestoß. bei drei Bänden. Julius Theodor Bagmihl (um 1858) war im 19. Jahrhundert Maler und Zeichenlehrer in Stettin. Als sein herausragendes Lebenswerk darf das Pommersche Wappenbuch, welches in fünf Bänden in den Jahren 1846 bis 1855 in Stettin erschienen ist, angesehen werden. Dieses beinhaltet neben Wappen- auch Siegelabbildungen auch mehr oder weniger kurze Aufrisse zu einzelnen Familien des Pommerschen Adels, deren urkundlichen Nennungen und Güterbesitz. Der den Wappenbüchern beigefügte Text enthält, den Urkunden und anderen archivalischen Quellen entnommene Angaben über die erste Erwähnung der Geschlechter in Pommern, ihren Grundbesitz, die Teilung in verschiedene Linien und ihre Stiftungen. Aus seinem Nachlass, wurde die so genannte Sammlung Bagmihl 1858 vom Staatsarchiv Stettin aufgekauft. Es handelt sich um Materialsammlungen zur Geschichte des pommerschen Adels und Genealogien einzelner Familien. Sie wurde dort unter der Signatur Rep. 40: III Nr. 2 bis 6, 25, 3, 31. IV Nr. 2, 10, 12. geführt. Bagmihl leistete durch sein Wirken einen bedeutenden Beitrag zur Sammlung und Fixierung der Pommerschen Landesgeschichte.(Quelle Wikipedia).; - Papier teils leicht gebräunt, durchgehend stark Wasserfleckig und braunfleckig, Hinterdeckel-Gelenk leicht angebrochen bei Band eins, durchgehend stark braunfleckig bei Bänden zwei und drei (fehlt Tafel 38 bei Band drei) und stellenweise etwas fleckig bei Bänden vier und fünf. - Komplett. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Genealogie; Heraldik; Pomeranica; Pommern; Wappen; Wappenkunde, Sammelband, Anthology; Sammelwerke; Werkausgaben

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        Days and Nights of Salmon Fishing in the Tweed; with a Short Account of the Natural History and Habits of the Salmon, Instructions to the Sportsmen, Anecdotes, etc.

      John Murray, Albemarle Street, London 1843 - First edition. Illustrated by 13 Lithographs (3 hand-colored) and wood Engravings by L. Haghe, T. Landseer and S. Williams from Paintings by Sir David Wilkie, Edwin Landseer, R.A, Charles Landseer, William Simson and Edward Cooke. 1 vols. 8vo. Schwerdt II, pp. 154-5; Westwood & Satchell p. 191; Bibliotheca Salmo Salar 53 Full green morocco by Riviere, hinges repaired, with original cloth binding bound in at back. A very handsome copy Illustrated by 13 Lithographs (3 hand-colored) and wood Engravings by L. Haghe, T. Landseer and S. Williams from Paintings by Sir David Wilkie, Edwin Landseer, R.A, Charles Landseer, William Simson and Edward Cooke. 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas.

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1843., 1843. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE with 'Stave I' and uncorrected text. Foolscap octavo, pp.[viii]; 166; 2 [advertisements]. Illustrated with four hand-coloured steel engravings by John Leech and four textual woodcuts by W.J. Linton. Title printed in red and blue, half title in blue. Publisher's original salmon cloth with gilt titles to spine and centre of upper, blind tooling to boards, all edges gilt, pale green endpapers. The front board features a perfect 'D' within 'Dickens' and a 14mm closest gap from left margin to left of wreath. Slight spine lean and gentle wear/soil to cloth, some bumping at foot, cloth chipped to upper corner, inside paper joints sound, faint doodle to rear pastedown, attractive pictorial bookplate by Rex Whistler. The chalky green endpapers show the rubbing which Dickens objected to (yellow glazed endpapers were chosen instead within some bindings). A very good copy indeed, housed in an elegant scarlet calf clamshell box. Eckel [110], Smith, part II, item 4.

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        La Russie en 1839. Tome I à 4. Reliés en 2 vols.

      Bruxelles, Wouters et Cie, 1843, - gr. in-8vo, 222 p. / 212 p., de la Bibliothèque de Charles de Constant, avec ces initiales en bas du dos. reliure demi-cuir rouge, dos richement orné, bel exemplaire. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        ALS.

      London, 6. VII. 1843. - 8vo. 1 S. Late letter, written during his time as Minister without Portfolio and Leader of the House of Lords in Peel's second cabinet. A refusal to one Mr. Blakely: "FM The Duke of Wellington presents his Compliments to Mr Blakeley. He has received his letter. It is absolutely impossible for the Duke to [.] support any Scheme involving the Property of [.], to the Conduct of which Scheme it is quite impossible for him to devote his time and attention. He hopes he will be excused therefore for positively and definitely to have any relation with the Entire Company in Question". - Edge wear and traces of folds; some browning and somewhat dusty.

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        UTILITARIAN, / By Eclipse / [wood engraved illustration, 4 1/4 x 6 inches, of a bridled stallion being led a groom] / This horse has been bred with an eye to the useful qualities for the road / [followed by 27 lines of text describing the horse, setting out terms for him to stand at stud, and describing his pedigree] Signed in type at the end "John H Cocke, March, 1843 "

      Winnsville, Fluvanna County, (VA): John H. Cocke, 1843. Broadside, 17 1/2 x 12 inches, employing a large bold type for the one-word first line in the head and a smaller bold type for the second line; the wood engraving is not signed. The horse stood at Cocke's Fluvanna County, Virginia, plantation, Bremo, on the James River. Not in American Imprints. Not in Hummel or his "More Virginia Broadsides." OCLC locates two copies (Virginia State Library, Virginia). A little light foxing, but a lovely example of a scarce Virginia stud broadside. (#5355) John Hartwell Cocke (1780-1866), whose ancestors first appeared in Virginia shortly after the settling of Jamestown "inherited a fortune as well as refinement and native ability from his forebears, and after attending William & Mary College (1794-99), he chose the life of a country gentleman at 'Bremo' in Fluvanna County, to which he removed about 1803 … progressive and prescient in all things, he promoted new agricultural methods, the founding of agricultural societies, the development of waterways and steam navigation, and various public improvements. During the War of 1812, [as a newly minted brigadier general] … he commanded the Virginia soldiery guarding Richmond … slavery he denounced as a curse to commonwealth and nation … a friend to popular education, he sponsored sounder primary and secondary school systems … his contribution [to the development of the University of Virginia] was subordinate only to that of of Thomas Jefferson and Joseph C. Cabell … conscientious, tenacious of opinion, boldly independent, and devoid of partisanship, sectarian or regional … he was a zealous reformer … the causes which he supported indicate him to have been one of the most remarkable Virginians of his generation in power of foresight, a pioneer of modern social reform" (DAB). For amplification of Cocke's military service, see the "War of 1812" item in this list.

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        Slichot LeYom Kippur [Slikhot]

      Shmuel Ben Hakhaver Rabbi Meir, New York 1843 - Single leaf, possibly unique. Not in Singerman, not in Goldman.

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        Oeuvres complètes. Traduites de l'anglais sur l'édition du J.F. Palmer, avec des notes par G(ustav) Richelot.

      Fortin Masson,, Paris, 1843 - 4 Bände + Atlasband. Paris, Fortin Masson, 1843. 8°, bzw. 4°. Mit 64 (davon 7 gefalteten) Tafeln. Pappbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägten Rückenschildern und wenig Rückenvergoldung. Altlasband: Orig.-Pappband mit Deckeltitel. Erste französische Ausgabe, übersetzt nach der englischen Ausgabe von 1835-1837. Mit einer Vorrede des französischen und des englischen Herausgebers James Frederick Palmer. Band 1: Vie de John Hunter par Drewery Ottley. Leçon de chirurgie. - Band 2: Traité des dents. Traité de la syphilis. - Band 3: Traité du sang et de l'inflamation. Mémoires de pathologie. - Band 4: Anatomie. Physiologie. Anatomie comparée. Zoologie. - Die Tafeln des Atlasbandes mit Darstellungen zu den obgenannten Themen. "Hunter remains one of the great all-round biologists like Haller and Johannes Müller, and with Paré and Lister, one of the three greatest surgeons of all time" (Garrison-M.). - Vereinzelt schwach stockfleckig. Atlasband bestossen. Sprache: Französisch / Français / French Pappbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägten Rückenschildern und wenig Rückenvergoldung. Altlasband: Orig.-Pappband mit Deckeltitel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gezigten uit Neêrlands Indië, naar de natuur geteekend en beschreven.

      Amsterdam, Frans Buffa en Zonen, (1843-45).Folio. Contemporary half green morocco, spine gilt. With engraved title-vignette depicting the palace at Bogor and 50 plates, lithographed by P. Lauters after the author. (10),87 pp.Van de Velde (1818-1898) was trained as a naval officer at the Koninklijk Instituut voor de Marine, where he received drawing lessons from Petrus Johannes Schotel (1808-1865), one of the best known Dutch naval artists of the 19th century. The drawings for this publication were made by Van de Velde during the period when he was a midshipsman aboard the naval corvet Triton (captain-lieutenant A.C. Edeling) between April 1838 and October 1839, and between the later date and September 1841, when he was working at Batavia for the Commission for the improvement of maps and charts of Indonesia. The drawings were transferred on stone by Paulus Lauters, one of the most renowned of Belgian lithographers. They represent views in Java (including several of Batavia), Timor, the Moluccas, Celebes, Borneo and Sumatra. - (Some light staining as usual). - A fine copy.Tiele 1136; Cat. NHSM I, p.246; Bastin-Brommer N 360; Cat. KITLV I, p.3; Haks & Maris, Lexicon, p.273.

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        VOYAGE DANS L'INTERIEUR DE L'AMERIQUE DU NORD, EXECUTE PENDANT LES ANNEES 1832, 1833 ET 1834

      Paris, 1843. Half title in each volume. Contemporary three-quarter green morocco and cloth, gilt. Minor wear to extremities. Scattered foxing, moderately heavy at times. Very good. First French edition of this most important work of Western Americana, describing the travels of German Prince Maximilian of Wied in the United States and on the upper Missouri River in 1832-34, accompanied by Swiss artist Karl Bodmer. Prince Maximilian was already an experienced naturalist and explorer in 1832, having made an important scientific expedition to Brazil in 1815-17. His preparations for his trip to North America included retaining Karl Bodmer to prepare illustrations of the journey. Arriving in the fall of 1832, the Prince travelled across Pennsylvania and the Midwest and ascended the Missouri River in the spring of 1833. He went as far upstream as the American Fur Company post of Fort Mackenzie in present-day Montana, and spent the winter at Fort Clark, near the Mandan Indian villages. During this prolonged stay, he and Bodmer had ample opportunity to observe the Indian tribes of the upper Missouri in their full glory, carefully recorded by Bodmer in watercolors. In the spring of 1834 they returned to Europe, and devoted the next five years to preparing the text and plates for this publication. Often eclipsed by the famous Bodmer atlas of the expedition, Maximilian's text remains one of the most important western travel narratives of the fur trade era, and a rare book in its own right.

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        Les Burgraves, trilogie. Erste Auflage 1843. Mit beigebundener Vor- u. Hinterseite des ursprünglichen Umschlages

      Paris: E. Michaud 1843 - Priv.-HLDr. auf 5 Blindbünde, ornamentale Rückenverzierung, Sachnameschildchen, gemusterte Deckenbezug, vergoldeter Kopfschnitt; xxix, 188 Seiten, 8°, Umschlag wenig beschmutzt und an den Rändern mäßig eingerissen. Besitzeranmerkungen mit Bleistift auf Schmutztitelseite. Seiten stellenweise ganz leicht stockfleckig, sonst sehr guter Zustand. Book Language/s: fr [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Terre Sainte

      Bruxelles: Societe Des Beaux-Arts, 1843. [64]p, original morocco by Schaefer, smooth back, author and title within volute frame to spine, title within volute frame to upper cover, volute frame to lower cover. Rubbed to extremities, covers slightly unevenly faded, small splits to outer joints but holding well., small repair to foot of spine. Internally some light oxidising to plates and text, but generally fairly bright. Complete with all plates as per list to rear with later colouring and later tissue-guards, including thirty-one full page engravings. Hage Chahine 4076. First Thus. Full Morocco. Good. Illus. by Roberts, David. Folio.

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        [AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF Tratado elemental teórico- practico de los Cónsules de España en paises etrangeros, presentado al Ministerio de Estado, por el Cónsul de S. M. en el Estado de Yucatan]

      [Campeche, 1843. Folio. Modern three-quarter red morocco and cloth, gilt. Boards bowed, light rubbing to corners and spine ends. Central horizontal crease throughout, otherwise clean. Near fine. An extensive unpublished manuscript manual of diplomacy written for the use of Spanish consuls and commercial agents stationed in foreign countries by Gerónimo Ferrer y Valls (1797-1851), then the Spanish consul and commercial agent in Campeche, Yucatan, and addressed to Antonio González y González (1792-1876), then in his second term as Spain's Prime Minister. Ferrer y Valls explains that he wrote this treatise for the benefit of his consular colleagues and trade agents, having himself profited from Agustín de Letamendi's ATRIBUCIONES CONSULARES (1835). Arranged in thirty-six chapters, the text includes examples drawn from the author's own experience in Campeche. Following a discussion of commerce in general and the history of Spanish consulates, Ferrer y Valls examines the skills required by a consul and vice consul, arguing that such a figure should also undertake the role of the commercial agent. Consular documents are examined: the bill of health for the port for which the consul was responsible, the authentication of documents, the notification of petitions, and the books to be kept. These include a letter book of ministerial correspondence and another of correspondence with authorities within the country; a register of passports issued by the consul; a log of the entry and exit of ships; a book of certificates stating the origin of goods; a register of Spanish citizens resident in the country; and a book of sea protests, proxies, deeds, wills, and other public acts. Discussion of the jurisdiction of Spanish consuls is followed by a description of consular services and fees, with a table of tariffs. A particularly interesting example of a consular report given here is a table for the first quarter of 1842 recording imports and exports shipped into and out of the port of Campeche by Spanish merchant vessels. The treatise ends with a short chapter on inventories, listing, as an example, the papers, books, and effects in the consulate at Campeche. At the time of writing this treatise Ferrer y Valls was already an established author, having published, among other works, the similarly titled TRATADO ELEMENTAL TE?"RICO-PRÁCTICO DE RELACIONES COMERCIALES... in 1833, and edited a periodical entitled TECNOL?"GICO NACIONAL DE AGRICULTURA, ARTES INDUSTRIALES, CIENCIAS, COMERCIO Y LITERATURA in 1834. That Ferrer y Valls also intended to publish this manuscript is clear: not only is it a fair copy, with only a few corrections and cross-outs, but it contains a copy of a letter from the author, and Prime Minister Antonio González y Gonzálezs reply, regarding its printing. The author estimates the cost of printing and paper for 500 copies at no more than 150 pesos and states that if the government cannot meet the expense, he would, with González's approval, arrange the printing himself. In an interesting aside, Ferrer y Valls requests transfer to the new consulate in Montevideo, as the climate in Campeche is not congenial to his health. González's reply must have come as a disappointment on both accounts: it would not be appropriate for his ministry to publish the TRATADO, as it might give the work an authority which only government-issued instructions could have on such matters; as for the transfer, no definite decision had yet been made on the establishment of a consulate in Montevideo. That Ferrer y Valls continued to write, however, is clear from the publication of his CARTAS HIST?"RICAS, FILOS?"FICAS, ESTADÍSTICAS, AGRÍCOLAS, INDUSTRIALES Y MERCANTILES in 1846. The text of the TRATADO is followed by a copy of a letter from Ferrer y Valls, dated Dec. 26, 1842, to the Secretary of the Office of the Ministry of State in Madrid, enclosing an appendix, and the Secretary's reply of March 10, 1843. The appendix includes a "Copy of the case relative to the dispatch of passports to Spanish subjects by the commercial agent of Spain in Yucatan promoted by the government of the said state on 2 November 1841 and ended in favour of the representative of her majesty on 14 October 1842;" "A verbal claim made by the commercial agent of Spain in Yucatan on 18 October 1842 to the commander of the first division of operations for excluding the Spanish subject Juan Gual from the armed services;" and "A preventive communication directed by the commercial agent of Spain in Yucatan to the general in chief of the Mexican expeditionary troops and naval forces of the same state" of November 1842. A marvelous inside view of Spanish diplomatic relations, written in Mexico in the mid-19th century.

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        La Normandie

      Edition illustrated 150 in text labels engraved on wood and inset 24 (including 2 cards) engraved on steel by Morel-Fatio, Tellier, Gigoux, Daubigny, Debon, H. Bellangé and Alfred Johannot. It also contains 8 additional colored engravings, 2 of 6 coats of arms and costumes, which are not found in the first edition of 1843. The special covers have been preserved in chromolithography.Binding in full black sheepskin contemporary. Back with nerves decorated with decorated boxes and nets. boards decorated with a series of frames. Very broad and rich interior frieze. White Paper moiré care. Gilt edges. Fairly rare spots in the margins on a white paper remained, despite a brown notebook. The paper of this book is mostly brown and scorched, we appreciate all the more the right freshness of all this copy. Rubbing a few nerves, and flat caps.Ex-dono: Remembrance Mr. library Count of Roucy, offered Monsieur Lanian. Count of Roucy. Paris June 27, 1868. Ernest Bourdin 1844 Fort in-8 (16,5x26,5cm) 652pp. relié

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        History of the War in Afghanistan

      London: Thomas Brooks, 1843. First. Hardcover. VG+. from its commencement to its close including a general skets of the policy and the various circumstances which induced the British government to interfere in the affairs of Afghanistan from the journals and letters of an officer high in rank and who has served many years in the Indian army. 412 pp. Folding map before chapter 1, frontis ill. Rebound in green cloth with gilt stamped leather spine label. Some foxing to frontis and last 2pp of text. VG+.

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        Personal Narrative of the Campaigns in Affghanistan

      Dublin, William Curry 1843 - Sinde, Beloochistan, etc. detailed in a series of letters by the late Col William H Dennie .with an appendix containing Col Dennie's correspondence with Lord Keane, Sir Henry Fane, etc. 223 pp, folding map. Narrative of the war from a soldier present. A valuable record of military operations in the countries west of the Indus. VG in orig. blindstamped cloth. Spine tips professionally strengthened. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Allgemeine pharmaceutische Zeitschrift, oder das Neueste und Wissenswürdigste aus dem Gebiete der Pharmacie und praktischen Chemie. Unter Mitwirkung der tüchtigsten praktischen Chemiker in zwanglosen Heften herausgegeben von Dr. Willibald Artus. Estes bis sechsunddreißigstes Heft in neun Bänden.

      Weimar: Verlag von Bernhard Friedrich Voigt, 1843 - 1860. - Je Heft ca 180 Seiten mit gelegentlichen Abbildungen auf Tafeln. Vollständige Folge von 36 Heften in 9 Bänden, die unter diesem Titel in Weimar bei Voigt erschienen sind. (Es folgten noch zwei Bände unter dem Titel: Allgemeine Zeitschrift für Pharmacie, Pharmakologie und Toxikologie. Hrsg. von W. Artus und H. Eydam, bei Basse in Quedlingburg1861 - 1864). Je vier Hefte ergeben einen Band, dieser durch Register im vierten Heft erschlossen. Die Hefte sind gegliedert in drei Abtheilungen: 1. Originalmitteilungen, 2. Abhandlungen und Auszüge aus anderen Journalen und 3. Literatur und Kritiken. Titel gestempelt, alte Standortsignaturen auf den Rücken, sonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 5500 20, 5 x 13, 5 cm, zeitgenössische mit Marmorpapier bezogene Pappbönde, mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln auf Rückenschildern. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Karl Julius GRÄTZ (1843 Frankfurt am Main 1912), Zug der Künstler nach Frankfurt

      - Karl Julius GRÄTZ (1843 Frankfurt am Main 1912), Zug der Künstler nach Frankfurt -- Technik: -- Aquarell und Tusche auf Papier, unten links signiert und datiert: "J Grätz im December 1862. ". -- Maße: -- 22,2 x 53,7 cm -- Zustand: -- Sehr guter Zustand, die Ränder teils alt beschnitten, aber kurz außerhalb oder auf der originalen Umrahmung in Feder. -- Beschreibung: -- Ein Umzug bunter Gestalten folgt dem Schild nach Frankfurt. An der Spitze schreitet stolz ein junger Herr mit einemFederhut. Sein Gesicht verrät zwar Skepsis, dennoch folgt er entschlossen der Richtung. Hinter ihm sorgen zweiMusikanten mit Gitarre und Querflöte für gute Stimmung, von der sich aber nicht alle Zugteilnehmer mitreißen lassen. Das Paar direkt hinter ihnen tut dies indes gerne " es zieht tanzend und hüpfend hinterher. Es folgen noch ein weiteresPaar in fröhlicher Stimmung und ein nachdenklicher Herr mit Sonnenschirm und kariertem Barett. Zwei Arm in Armschreitende Herren schließen den Zug, einer davon raucht eine Zigarre. Ihre selbstgefällige Art weiß Grätz gekonnt inSzene zu setzen. Die Schuhe des hinteren Rauchers charakterisiert er treffend als "Maabootscher", womit in derhessischen Mundart übergroße Schuhe gemeint sind. Bekannt wurde Karl Julius Grätz dank seiner Kirchenausmalungen u. a. im Frankfurter Dom, in der Stadtkirche inKronberg und in der Stadtkirche in Bamberg. Es waren jedoch nicht ausschließlich die sakralen Gebäude, die er mitseiner Malerei verzierte. Bald wurde er auch unter Restaurant-, Wein-, und Bierstubenbesitzern wegen seines Talentsfür satirische Darstellungen bekannt. Zu seinen Aufträgen in Frankfurt gehörten wohl auch eine Bierstube zur Stadt Ulmund ein Restaurant Kaisergarten. In Neckargemünd malte er Wanddekorationen in der Griechischen Weinstube desWeingroßhändlers Julius Menzer. Sowohl das Format der Zeichnung als auch ihre karikaturhafte Form der Darstellung lassen vermuten, dass es sich hierum eine Skizze zum Wandgemälde eines solchen Lokals handelt. Es ist ein bunt gemischter Zug aller Nationen undgesellschaftlichen Gruppen. Der Musikant mit dem schiefen Zylinder sucht im Vorbeiziehen Blickkontakt mit demBetrachter. Es ist eine Einladung, sich dem fröhlichen Eroberungszug nach Frankfurt anzuschließen. -- [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        THE ORCHARDIST'S COMPANION A QUARTERLY JOURNAL, DEVOTED TO THE HISTORY, CHARACTER, PROPERTIES, MODES OF CULTIVATION, AND ALL OTHER MATTERS APPERTAINING TO THE FRUITS OF THE UNITED STATES, EMBELLISHED WITH RICHLY COLORED DESIGNS OF THE NATURAL SIZE, PAINTED FROM THE ACTUAL FRUITS WHEN IN THEIR FINEST CONDITION

      Philadelphia, 1843. Quarto. Contemporary black hard-grain morocco, covers with outer gilt triple fillet border, spine in five compartments with semi-raised bands, the bands highlighted with tooling in gilt and flanked by double fillets in blind, lettered in gilt in the second compartment, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. Very good. Provenance: John H. Edmonds (Leicester, Mass., inscription, dated 1901). "The first American journal completely devoted to fruit" (OAK SPRING POMONA) and one of the rarest American works illustrated with handcolored lithographs: this copy from the de luxe colored issue and including the very rare second volume. Only one complete set of this short-lived high quality periodical is recorded as having sold at auction in the past twenty-five years. It was launched under the patronage of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society as a quarterly journal dedicated to fruit and fruit growing in the United States. Hoffy intended that each annual volume should be made up of two sections. The first to include text with wood-engraved illustrations covering all aspects of fruit growing: reporting on the latest varieties, discussions of their relative merits, papers on pests and diseases of fruit, etc. The second section was to include accurate and beautiful lithographic plates of individual varieties, handcolored or uncolored, each plate to be faced by one or more pages of descriptive text including useful (and historically important) lists of the various names by which the varieties are known. The work was sold at seven $7 per annum if paid in advance, or $2 per part for the four parts, for the "Best or Colored Edition"; or $4 in advance or $1.25 per issue for the uncolored version. The present volume contains all that was published (five quarterly parts) of a work that seems to have foundered because it was too expensive for the market at which it was aimed. It includes plates of thirteen (of fourteen) varieties of apple, two apricot, four cherry, three grape, fifteen pear, twelve peach, seven plum, and two (of three) strawberry. "Alfred Hoffy worked for several printers of lithographs in Philadelphia. Among other subjects, he drew several portraits, including one of the original Siamese twins, Eng and Chang, in 1837, but his enthusiasm for recording fruit trees seems to have taken up a good deal of his time. His ORCHARDIST'S COMPANION was the first American journal completely devoted to fruit and its cultivation" - Sandra Raphael, AN OAK SPRING POMONA, p.155. After the failure of the present work, Hoffy went on to make two other attempts at publishing similar works. In 1851 he published THE AMERICAN POMOLOGIST (with ten plates), and in 1860 he tried again with THE NORTH AMERICAN POMOLOGIST which included thirty-six plates, including the ten issued in 1851. Copies of the present work vary in collation. It was issued in parts, but Hoffy recommended that subscribers eventually bind the parts into two separate volumes for each year: one of preliminary text, and a second containing the plates and their "descriptive pages" - this explains the subtitles to the first two titles ("Vol. I April. 1841" and "Vol. 2 April. 1841"). The third title is subtitled "Volume 2" and is dated "1842- 3." Wainwright notes that Hoffy issued parts of THE ORCHARDIST'S COMPANION on a quarterly schedule beginning in 1841, with each part containing twelve illustrations of fruit. The final installment of the work, which raised the total to sixty plates, is particularly rare. In the present copy all the text and the plates are in a single volume. Despite Hoffy's attempts at similar efforts, enthusiasm for his pomological productions waned. "Patronized by an impressive list of subscribers headed by the President of the United States, endorsed by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, and the recipient of a silver medal awarded by the American Institute of New York, THE ORCHARDIST'S COMPANION nevertheless withered on the vine for lack of adequate support" - Wainwright. Cost was certainly a factor; though great plans were laid, no further additions to THE ORCHARDIST'S COMPANION were forthcoming. Still, Hoffy was successful in creating an American fruit book of considerable beauty that became an early benchmark for the genre.

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        Nouveau syllabaire,, ornee de 26 figures elegamment coloriees, et contenant: des exercices pour apprendre a epeler et a lire, de petits contes, des fables, des dialogues et des prieres,

      Berlin, Winckelmann, 1843 - mit 23 (von 26) handkolorierte Lithographien (alle Buchstaben von a bis Z vorhanden), ohne Text SEHR SELTENES ABC-BUCH, Wegehaupt I, 1656, hübsch und sorgfältig, koloriert, die Buchstaben mit zahlreichen mehrsprachigen Beispielswörter in unterschiedlicher Typographie, ohne das Titelblatt, die Blätter teilweise etwas fingerfleckig, 2 Blätter mit merklichen Flecken auf der Vorderseite, einige Blätter mit hinterlegten Einrissen und ein Blatt rückwärtig mit datiertiertem (1847) Besitzvermerk, der Einband insbesondere an den Kanten berieben und leicht lichtrandig, der Buchrücken etwas lädiert Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 0 19x15 (Querformat), grüne Pp der Zeit, [Attributes: First Edition]

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