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        Assertion erronée et ultérieurement rectifiée concernant la mémoire de S.M. l'Impératrice Joséphine [ Manuscrit recueillant 4 pièces relatives à la rectification obtenue par Mr. Ballouhey auprès de Monsieur le Comte de Las Cases d'une erreur du Mémorial de Ste Hélène concernant la mémoire de l'Impératrice Joséphine, savoir : ] 1° : Lettre adressés à Monsieur le Comte Lavalette ancien Aide de Camp de l'Empereur ; Directeur Général des Postes &c par Mr Ballouhey le 16 Mai 1827 ; 2° : Extrait relatif au Mémorial de Sainte Hélène où il est dit &c ; 3° : Lettre à Monsieur le Général Comte Louis Tascher de Lapagerie, par Mr Ballouhey, en date du 25 Février 1841, et réponse de Monsieur le Comte Louis Tascher de Lapagerie, à Mr. Ballouhey ; 4° : Le

      1843 - 1 volume in-8 reliure de l'époque demi-maroquin vert avec cahiers reliés par rubans, plat sup. orné du titre ci-dessus sous double encadrement doré, s.d. (circa 1843), 24 ff. ainsi composés : 1 f. blanc, 1 f. manuscrit de tables, 1 f. manuscrit de titre : Lettre adressés à Monsieur le Comte Lavalette ancien Aide de Camp de l'Empereur ; Directeur Général des Postes &c par Mr Ballouhey le 16 Mai 1827 ; suit un tiré-à-part extrait de la seconde édition des Mémoires et Souvenirs du Comte Lavalette (Imprimerie de H. Fournier et Cie, Paris, 1843, 10 pp. et 1 f. ) ; 1 f. blanc, 1 f. manuscrit de titre : Extrait relatif au Mémorial de Sainte Hélène (édition 1823) contenant une erreur qui a été rectifiée par Monsieur le Comte de Las Cases dans les éditions de 1840 et 1841, suivi d'une copie manuscrite de la lettre de Ballouhey exposant les faits, adressée à la famille de Beauharnais et l'invitant à donner de la publicité à cette rectification, et copie de la réponse du Général Marquis de Beauharnais, soit 3 ff. et 1 f. blanc ; 1 f. manuscrit de titre : Lettre à Monsieur le Général Comte Louis Tascher de Lapagerie, par Mr Ballouhey, en date du 25 Février 1841, et réponse de Monsieur le Comte Louis Tascher de Lapagerie, à Mr. Ballouhey, suivi des copies manuscrites de la lettre de Ballouhey et de la réponse, soit 3 ff. et 2 ff. blancs ; 1 f. manuscrit de titre : Lettre à Monsieur le Lieutenant Général Marquis de Beauharnais, par Mr. Ballouhey, en date du 25 Août 1841, et réponse de Monsieur le Marquis de Beauharnais à Mr. Ballouhey, suivi des copies manuscrites de la lettre de Ballouhey et de la réponse, soit 3 ff. et 2 ff. blancs ; 1 f. manuscrit de titre : Lettre à Monsieur le Lieutenant Général Marquis de Beauharnais Etonnant manuscrit certifié conforme par Mr. Ballouhey, ancien secrétaire des Dépenses de l'Impératrice Joséphine. Dans sa première édition, le Mémorial de Sainte-Hélène indiquait : "Napoléon énumérait tout ce que pouvait avoir reçu l'Impératrice Joséphine, concluant qu'avec un peu d'ordre et de régularité seulement, elle aurait bien dû laisser peut-être 50 à 60 millions". Cette assertion ayant paru prodigieusement exagérée aux héritiers de l'Impératrice, le Comte de Lavalette se tourna vers M. Ballouhey, ancien secrétaire des dépenses de l'Impératrice. Ce dernier prit cette défense fort à coeur, et il nous a laissé cet étonnant témoignage, rédigé de sa main, et recueillant 4 pièces (dont 3 manuscrites) exposant la réalité de la situation financière de Joséphine, ainsi que ses efforts pour la réhabilitation de l'Impératrice. Joli exemplaire en très bon état (petits accrocs en coiffe, très bel état par ailleurs) de ce petit recueil vraisemblablement produits à quelques rares exemplaires. Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Neurypnology;

      London: John Churchill; Adam & Charles Black, Edinburgh,, 1843. or, the Rationale of Nervous Sleep, considered in Relation with Animal Magnetism. Illustrated with Numerous Cases of its Successful Application in the Relief and Cure of Disease. Small octavo. Original green vertical-grain cloth, embossed, neatly rebacked with the original spine laid down, yellow coated endpapers. With terminal advert leaf. Front pastedown with a second ownership inscription and bookseller's faint inkstamp at lower outer corner. Tips just worn, a sprinkle of spotting to half-title and title, endpapers slightly oxidised, a very good copy. First edition, presentation copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper, "A. Booth, presented by the Author, September 18th, 1843". Neurypnology is the first published work on hypnotism. "Braid inaugurated modern hypnotism, the word itself being introduced by him. His theories were adopted by Broca, Charcot, Liébeault, and Bernheim; thus he founded the French School" (Garrison and Morton). At the time of writing this book, Braid "did not yet have a full understanding of the psychological processes involved in hypnosis, believing that hypnotic phenomena were produced by functional changes in the nervous, muscular, circulatory and respiratory systems. However, he did recognize that hypnosis was a subjective phenomenon, dependent entirely on the state of mind of the hypnotized and not on any mystical fluid or occult magical power wielded by the hypnotizer" (Norman).

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        Gjentagelsen - Et Forsög i den experimenterende Psychologi af Constantin Constantius. [Repetition, an essay in Experimental Psychology].

      Kjobenhavn, Reitzels Forlag, 1843.. Originaludgave. 8°. 157 pages. Hardcover / Original half cloth with gilt lettering on spine. First Edition. A very good copy with a small lesion to the lower spine. Front free endpaper missing. Name of preowner on titlepage (year 1947) and contemporary owners name on pastedown in ink..

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        Kalender für katholische Christen.

      Sulzbach, Seidel, 1843-1915.. Jahrgänge 1 (1841) - 75 (1915) ohne 4(1844) und 46 (1886) + Register zu den Kalendern 1841-1915. in 4 Bänden und 64 Heften. Mit sehr zahlreichen Illustrationen im Text. 8°. Illustrierte Original-Broschur (64) und Halbleineneinbände (4).. Broschuren vereinzelt mit Bibliotheksstempel. Einbände berieben. Buchrücken von den Broschuren leicht lädiert. Bei Jahrgang 1846 fehlt der vordere Umschlag. Jahrgänge: 1,2 und 7 in zweitem Abdruck.

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        L'Inde anglaise en 1843

      Belgian First edition, published at the same time as that of Paris to United Printers Lounge.Binding half sheepskin green vintage Christmas tree. Smooth spine tooled with fillets. Friction copings. Good copy, completely free of foxing.The author, a French of Irish origin spent nine years in the British possessions in the service of the East India Company. he Compulse many paper to draw a portrait of the real India. Sté belge de librairieHauman& Cie Bruxelles 1844 3 tomes en 3 Vol. in-16 (10x15,8cm) reliés

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        L'Eté à Paris EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: L. Curmer, 1843. Fine. L. Curmer, Paris s.d., 17,5x26cm, relié. - First edition, first printing of the title engraved on wood and 18 full-page engraved on steel. Binding --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale  et premier tirage du titre gravé sur bois et des 18 hors-texte gravés sur acier. Reliure romantique en percaline noire de l'éditeur, dos lisse richement orné d'arabesques dorés, encadrement d'un double filet à froid sur les plats, plats ornés d'un décor d'arabesques doré, tranches dorées.  Rousseurs. Beau cartonnage romantique d'une grande fraîcheur. Ex-libris Pasque. GR. 

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        Histoire de la ville et des seigneurs de Commercy EDITION ORIGINALE

      Bar-Le-Duc: Typ. de Numa Rolin, 1843. Fine. Typ. de Numa Rolin, Bar-Le-Duc 1843, 16x25cm, 3 volumes reliés. - First Edition. Binders half chocolate sheepskin corners for the past four nerves with small traces of rubbing back, arms stamped in gold on the back, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, very minor mishaps on certain cuts, corners slightly bumped. Book decorated with 28 plates hors-texte and figures in Text. Scattered spots, three clear and marginal foxing without affecting too serious volumes. Rare. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliures en demi basane chocolat à coins, dos passés à quatre fins nerfs comportant de petites traces de frottements, armes frappées à l'or sur les dos, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, très légers accrocs sans gravité sur certaines coupes, coins très légèrement émoussés. Ouvrage orné de 28 planches hors-texte ainsi que de figures in-texte. Rousseurs éparses, trois mouillures claires et marginales affectant sans trop de gravité les volumes. Rare.

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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

      James Wyld, 1843. unbound. Map. Engraving with beautiful original hand color. Image measures 37.25" x 26 1/8". Large and unusual map of the India. Covers the subcontinent including India, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Includes extensive information about the provinces of of Bombay, Madras, Bengal, North Western Provinces and Bengal Provinces pertaining to military stations, collectorates, civil stations. Also includes details about populations and area and an elaborate table of distances. James Wyld Senior (1790-1836) was a distinguished British mapmaker known for producing maps and globes. He served as Geographer to George IV and William IV. Map shows some offsetting. Some verso reinforcements along original folds. Minor spotting and edge wear. This lovely map of is a fine example of his work.

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        [WWV 72]. An Webers Grabe. For men's chorus a cappella. [Score]. Autograph musical manuscript signed in full, with text by the composer

      [Dresden]. [1843]. Folio (314 x 236 mm). [3], [i] (blank) pp. Notated in brown ink on 20- stave hand-ruled music paper. With caption title to head of first page: "An Weber's Grabe;" tempo indication above first measure: "Langsam" and signature "Richard Wagner" at conclusion of music. In D-flat major, common time. Text and signature in German cursive. No place, no date. With several autograph corrections. Initials "L.K." (=Louis Koch) in pencil to lower right corner of final blank page. Provenance In 1865, Mathilde Wesendonck, who lent the manuscript for publication in 1871; the conductor and composer Siegfried Ochs, Berlin; after 1920 held in the legendary collection of Louis Koch, Frankfurt. Browned; minor creasing, bleeding and stains; lower outer corner of second leaf torn away and professionally repaired, not affecting notation. . The only complete autograph of the work. WWV p. 300. Kinsky: Manuskripte, Briefe, Dokumente von Scarlatti bis Stravinsky: Katalog der Musikautographensammlung Louis Koch (Stuttgart: Krais, 1953), p. 249. Catalogue of C. G. Boerner (ca. 1920), p. 66 (recording the manuscript as being held Siegfried Ochs collection). The first edition by Fritzsch, Leipzig (1872), is based on the present autograph. Wagner composed this piece for the solemn reinterment of Carl Maria von Weber's remains in Dresden on December 15, 1844. Weber had originally been buried in London, where he died in 1826. Wagner and others fought for the "repatriation" of the body. "After we had placed the coffin in the little mortuary chapel of the Catholic cemetery in [Dresden-]Friedrichstadt... we proceeded the following morning to lower it formally into the vault we had prepared... The ceremony closed with the performance of a poem I had written and set to music, aud though it presented many difficulties for a male chorus, the combined efforts of our best opera singers achieved a splendid rendition." Wagner, My Life, p. 298. Autographs of entire works by Wagner are very rare to the market.

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        The Naturalist's Library Entomology The Natural History of Foreign Butterflies

      Edinburgh.: W.H. Lizars.. 1843.. 33 hand colored engraved plates with tissue guards, engraved hand colored title page, engraved black and white plates including portrait, 208pp, 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches, marbled paper-covered boards with leather spine and corners (hardbound) with gilt-lettered black leather labels and gilt-ruled raised bands. Cover in good condition with rubbing to extremities; interior very good, tight condition, plates have no foxing. This is identified as Volume XXXVI of the Naturalist's Library on the main title page; as Entomology Vol. III on engraved title page and as Entomology 3 on the spine label. .

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        Letters and Sketches: with a Narrative of a Year's Residence among the Indian Tribes of the Rocky Mountains

      Philadelphia: M. Fithian, 1843. 8vo. (7 1/8 x 4 3/8 inches). 13 lithographed plates (including folding allegorical plate, often lacking). Publisher's brown cloth, covers pictorially stamped in blind, spine ruled and lettered in gilt (minor wear) The scarce first issue of the first edition of Father De Smet's epistolary narrative of a journey to the Rocky Mountains: a seminal early work on Montana. This account describes De Smet's experiences in the Rocky Mountains in 1841 and 1842. "On April 30, 1840 Father De Smet left Westport in company with the annual party of the American Fur Company for rendezvous on the Green River, and returned in the fall of that year. In 1841, he journeyed to the Rockies again, here he remained for nearly a year [serving as a missionary at St. Mary's near present day Stevensville, Montana]. In the Spring of 1842, he continued his journey west, arriving at Fort Vancouver early in June, and returned to Saint Louis by way of Fort Colville, Fort Union, and the Missouri River" (Wagner-Camp).A leading advocate for Indians, particularly the Flathead tribes of Montana, his works are some of the best sources of the period, well-written and articulate. The lithographed views include "Chimney Rock on the Oregon Trail," "A View of the Rocky Mountains," "Devil's Gate," "Soda Springs," "Fording the River Platte," "Indian Mode of Travelling," "Interior of a Kanza Lodge," "Kanza Village," "Worship in the Desert," and others. The large folding allegorical plate, often found lacking, is present here. Wagner-Camp 102:1; Howes D283, "b"; Field 1423; Sabin 82262; Tweney 89, 13 (note); Streeter Sale 2095; Graff 3823.

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        Les Mystères de Paris

      Bruxelles: Société belge de librairie, Hauman et Ce, 1843. Fine. Société belge de librairie, Hauman et Ce, Bruxelles 1843, 9x14cm, 14 tomes reliés en 7 volumes. - Belgian infringement, published almost simultaneously with the first edition. Binders of the time half blue morocco night Roullin (its label is laminated on the second inside cover of the first volume), back smooth ornate gilded rococo irons, flat blue cardboard, all marbled. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Contrefaçon belge, pratiquement publiée en même temps que l'édition originale. Reliures de l'époque en demi maroquin bleu nuit de Roullin (son étiquette est contrecollée sur le second contreplat du premier volume), dos lisses richement ornés de fers rocaille dorés, plats de cartonnage bleus, toutes tranches marbrées. Quelques coiffes de tête un peu frottée, celle du dernier volume présente de petits manques sans gravité. Quelques pâles rousseurs sans gravité. Pour éviter de rompre le cours de la lecture dans chaque volume, le relieur n'a pas conservé le faux-titre et le titre de certains tomes.

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        Handbuch der Zoologie. Zweite Auflage. nach den Fortschritten der Wissenschaft überarb. und verm. von Franz Hermann Troschel und Johann Friedrich Ruthe

      Lüderitz, Berlin 1843 - IV, 670 Seiten, Oln mit goldgeprägtem Einbandrücken, 8° ( 22 x 13 cm ). Der Einband von schlechter Erhaltung: Stärker fleckig, berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, der schmale Einbandrücken zu den Kapitalen hin angeplatzt, Buchblock innen lose. Innen fehlt der vordere Vorsatz, Titelblatt stärker fleckig und mir Randläsionen sowie etwas angeknickt, Seiten teils etwas angeknickt oder eselsohrig, zum Außenrand hin durchgehend etwas braunfleckig ( meist nur am weißen Außenrand ), letzte Seiten stärker braunfleckig, wenige Seiten gering tintenfleckig, hinterer Vorsatz beschädigt. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 850 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Illustrated London News. Volume I, I-XXXIV (Saturday, 14 May - Saturday, 31 December, 1842). (34 ISSUES. Vol. 1, 1-34). [FIRST ISSUE, FIRST COMPLETE VOLUME, FIRST COMPLETE YEAR].

      London, William Little, 1843 (i.e. 1842). - The paper's first 34 issues bound in one volume. Imperial folio. Paginated consecutively. Pp. vi, 554. Illustrated throughout. Hardcover, bound in the original publisher's half calf and marbled boards, spine decorated, lettered and dated in gilt, sides gilt ruled; binding rubbed & chafed in places, worn in places, restored in places, withal a good binding; few closed tears without loss at bottom of leaves. In a very good condition. Overall a well preserved, tightly bound, clean, presentable copy. ~ First edition. The paper's first issue, first complete volume, first complete year. Published as a volume with Title, Preface and Index, in 7 January, 1843. Rare survivor, a landmark in the history of journalism. The Illustrated London News was the world's first illustrated weekly newspaper. The first issue, 16 pages with 32 woodcuts, appeared on Saturday, 14 May, 1842, marking a revolution in journalism and news reporting. Completely exceeding the publishers' expectations, it had to be reprinted several times that day; the issue went through five reprints and sold 26,000 copies; the present issue is of the fourth printing. (Issues 4-8; 10-16; 18-20; 24; 27; 28; 30; 34 are first reprint; issue no. 2 is 3rd reprint; no. 9 is 2nd reprint.) Five issues later, it was time for jubilation: "Probably, in the whole annals of Newspaper History, the triumphant success of 'The Illustrated London News' is without a parallel; it has received from the public a welcome, warmer and wider than we could anticipated even in the buoyant enthusiasm of our first ambition. From the length and breadth of the Empire we have received the most flattering testimonials." The present volume contains all first 34 issues and a Supplement. Each issue is stamped at bottom with the legendary red Tax Stamp. Also present is Issue no. 15, a rare collectible in itself, which appeared with the erroneous header "No. 10, July 16" instead of "No. 15, August 20". It is neatly corrected here by contemporary hand.

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        Le corricolo

      Bruxelles: Méline & Cans & Cie, 1843. Fine. Méline & Cans & Cie, Bruxelles 1843, 10x15,5cm, 3 volumes reliés en 1. - Rare Belgian infringement, published the same year as the first edition, which he makes no mention. Binding to bradel full bottle green calico, smooth back slightly once adorned nets cold guards shaded modest contemporary binding. It should be noted that the Belgian edition we offer includes 3 volumes while the first edition in French has 4. Almost free copy Rare freckles, ex-dono pen on the title page of the first volume. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Rare contrefaçon belge, parue la même année que l'édition originale, dont il n'est fait nulle mention. Reliure à la bradel en pleine percaline vert bouteille, dos lisse très légèrement passé orné de filets à froid, gardes ombrées, modeste reliure de l'époque. Il est à noter que l'édition belge que nous proposons comporte 3 volumes alors que l'édition originale française en comporte 4. Rare exemplaire quasi exempt de rousseur, ex-dono à la plume sur la page de titre du premier volume.

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        Printed circular sent to his associate George Ranken in Bathurst; titled "A Letter to the Constituency of New South Wales to which is subjoined the substance of a speech delivered in the Legislative Council of the Colonyon Tuesday, 31st October, 1843..."

      Sydney: no imprint, 1843. Pamphlet, 16pp., folded, addressed and sealed with Sydney postmark for December 1843; rubbed, a few leaves shaved at margin with slight loss, good overall. Rare pamphlet by the good Reverend Lang, in his new political role of member for the Port Phillip District, advocating more funding for the church and 'protesting against the reckless and extravagant expenditure of the Colonial Government.'In 1843 Lang was elected member for the Port Phillip District in the Legislative Council of New South Wales. He tackled the task with typical enthusiasm, bewailing the lack of true representation, over-taxation and other ills of remote government, and soon threatened secession of the district from New South Wales (Lang likened the situation to the North American colonies in the later eighteenth-century and earned some ire in the process). Although this pamphlet principally concerns the fortunes of the Church and allegedly misplaced government parsimony, Lang does make passing mention of his involvement in a deputation of members for Port Phillip.The circular was folded and sealed for the post, and bears the address of the important Bathurst pastoralist and settler George Ranken, one of the first to take up land in the region. Ranken had earlier leased property from John Piper in Sydney, and was one of the first to be granted land in Bathurst, naming his property Kelloshiel, to which he and his wife moved in 1823. As a result of its delivery sans envelope, the rear cover is rubbed and postmarked, and the text of a few leaves shaved at the fore-edge margin where opened.The pamphlet is rare, it bears no imprint and was never intended for publication, being distributed to members of Lang's circle such as the Ranken. Ferguson records two copies held in the Mitchell and National libraries respectively. The present copy, with its attractive original evidence of dissemination beyond the mountains, is desirable as an expressive historical object. Ferguson 3644.

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        Excursions, Adventures, and Field-Sports in Ceylon. Its Commercial and Military Importance, and Numerous Advantages to the British Emigrant

      London: T. and W. Boone, 1843., 1843. First Edition. 2 volumes; 8vo. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles to spines, blind tooled rule to boards; brown end papers. With 2 folding maps, 8 coloured plates and 9 black and white, several folding. Binding rubbed, head of slightly darkened spines frayed with a couple of chips; boards a bit dusty. A little creasing to maps at fold but no tears. Internally clean and tight. Unread: gatherings unopened. A remarkable copy of this rare title - only one incomplete copy has been sold at auction in the last 30 years - in its original binding.

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        Two Years in China

      London: Saunders and Otley,, 1843. Narrative of the Chinese Expedition from its Formation in April, 1840, to the Treaty of Peace in August, 1842. With an Appendix, containing the Most Important of the General Orders & Despatches published during the above period. Second Edition. Octavo. Original brown cloth neatly rebacked with the original spine laid down, ornamental blind blocking on sides, endleaves renewed. Stamp of Exeter City Library on title verso, blank margin of p. 239, and final leaf; a few neat ink or pencil annotations and corrections to the text (largely following the errata) but showing a degree of familiarity with naval ordnance of the East India Company ship Nemesis, opium exportation and the "devoted patriotism" of Tartar troops. A nice copy with the half-title, errata leaf and publishers' terminal advertisements. Second edition, first published in the previous year, scarce: Copac records only 4 copies in British and Irish institutional libraries (Edinburgh, Cambridge, Kings College London, SOAS), OCLC adding only a further 3 (Hong Kong, Leipzig, Amsterdam). McPherson (1812-1867) "was appointed surgeon to the army in Madras in 1836. Between 1840 and 1842 he served with the 37th grenadier regiment in China, and he was severely wounded at Chuenpe (Chuanbi). He told of his experiences in his Two Years in China (1842)" (ODNB). This is a spirited first hand account of the First Opium War (1839-42), "[McPherson was] an army medical officer, brilliant and infuriating... [whose] service had even taken him to China, during the brief British invasion of the interior in the First Opium War. It was a vacillating, uncertain campaign, and he had hovered on the edge of diplomatic meetings, been blasted into the air ('exalted several feet', he remarks) by concealed mines, and hidden under mattresses with escaping envoys, as they fled from shipwreck and angry Chinese forces" (Richardson, Classical Victorians: Scholars, Scoundrels and Generals in Pursuit of Antiquity, Cambridge 2013, p. 74)

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        Les Burgraves EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: E. Michaud, 1843. Fine. E. Michaud, Paris 1843, 14,5x23,5cm, relié. - Original edition. Binding to bradel half percaline blue-gray with corners, back smoothes decorated with a stylized floral motif gold, when gold and double tail thread, as an exhibit with marine sorrow a little lack angular head, marbled paper dishes , preserved covers, binding signed Champs. Signed autograph of the author to his friend the literary critic Henri Trianon. Origins: Morizet of libraries, Raymond Boueil with his bookplate engraved, Maurice Escoffier (The Romantic Movement No. 1557), Robert Schumann with his handwritten initials (1965, No. 207) and Philippe Zoummerouff (2001, No. 62). Small handwritten correction on the first page of the introduction, some spots on title pages and half-title. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure à la bradel en demi percaline bleu-gris à coins, dos lisse orné d'un motif floral stylisé doré, date et double filet dorés en queue, pièce de titre de chagrin marine comportant un petit manque angulaire en tête, plats de papier marbré, couvertures conservées, reliure signée de Champs. Envoi autographe signé de Victor Hugo à son ami le critique littéraire Henri Trianon. Petite correction manuscrite sur la première page de l'introduction, quelques piqûres sur les pages de titre et de faux-titre. Provenances : des bibliothèques Morizet, Raymond Boueil avec son ex-libris gravé, Maurice Escoffier (Le mouvement romantique N°1557), Robert Schumann avec ses initiales manuscrites (1965, N°207) et Philippe Zoummerouff (2001, N°62).  

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        Kabul. Schilderung einer Reise nach dieser Stadt und des Aufenthaltes daselbst, in den Jahren 1836, 1837 und 1838. Aus dem Englischen von Theodor Oelkers.

      Leipzig, T. O. Weigel, 1843. - Ca. 22 x 14 cm. XII Seiten, 403 (1) Seiten, mit 6 Textskizzen und 12 (2 gefalteten, 8 getönten) lithographischen Tafeln. Erste deutsche Ausgabe. Engelmann 144; Embacher 60; Henze I, 415. Der schottische Asien-Forscher aus der Familie des Dichters Robert Burns, Sir Alexander Burnes (1805-1841), wurde von der britischen Regierung immer wieder mit schwierigen diplomatischen Missionen betraut. In Kabul war er von 1836 bis 1838 zur Anknüpfung von Handelsbeziehungen tätig und sammelte dabei das Material für sein hier vorliegendes Reisewerk. Ausführlich berichtet er über die politische und wirtschaftliche Situation sowie das gesellschaftliche Leben. 1838 musste er Kabul verlassen, kehrte jedoch 1839 zurück und starb 1841 bei einem Afghanenaufstand. Die Tafeln zeigen Ansichten von Umritzir und Kabul sowie Trachten der Jakiakrieger, Beluchis etc. Teilweise etwas gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig, Stempel auf Titel, rechte obere Ecke des Titelblatts mit hinterlegtem Eckabschnitt. Schönes Exemplar. Neuerer Halblederband mit Rückenschild. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Genera Plantarum Florae Germanicae. Iconibus et Descriptionibus Illustrata. 620 Tafeln in 8 Bänden, vollständig.

      Bonae (Bonn) (Henry et Cohen), ( 1843 - 620 Kupfertafeln mit jeweils 1 bis 2 Blättern Text. Gebunden in 6 Halbleder- und 2 stabile einfache Pappbände. Die 6 Halblederbände mit goldverzierten und -geprägten Rückentiteln ("Flora Germaniae"); jeweils mit Titelblatt und Conspectus, Band 4 mit Praemonenda 1833 und 1835. Nicht nummeriert (alle Tafeln oben ordentlich handschriftlich nummeriert). Ca. 23,5 cm x ca. 14 cm. In Lateinisch. - Die Bände weisen folgende Besonderheiten auf: Band 3: Text und Tafel von Nr. 49, Hydrilla fehlen; in der Nummerierung der Tafeln folgt Band 6 vor Band 5; Band 6: irrtümlich Textblatt als Tafel nummeriert (Nr. 345); Fehler setzt sich fort; zusätzlich zu den im Conspectus genannten Arten ist als Nr. 305 Acinos eingebunden (Text und Tafel). - Das Werk ist ursprünglich in 31 Lieferungen zwischen 1833 und 1860 erschienen. Autoren waren neben Th. F. L. Nees von Esenbeck (Tafeln 1 bis 320) Spenner (Tafeln 321 - 420), Putterlick und Endlicher (Tafeln 421 - 480), Schnizlein (Tafeln 481 - 500, 541 - 560, 601 - 620), Bischoff (501 - 520), Caspary (521 - 540) und Brandis (561 - 600). - Stafleu und Cowan (TL 6.704) spricht von insgesamt 620 Tafeln, Pritzel von insgesamt 622 Tafeln. Dieses Exemplar enthält 620 Original-Tafeln, eine weitere fehlt; es ist somit weitestgehend vollständig. Stafleu und Cowan berichten, dass Titelblätter, Conspectus, etc. für die Bände 1 bis 6 ausgegeben worden sind, nicht aber für die Bände 7 und 8. Darauf dürfte die unterschiedliche Bindung dieses Werkes zurückzuführen sein; diese entspricht somit sehr wahrscheinlich dem ursprünglichen Zustand. - Provenienz: Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (Exlibris in jedem Band, darüber gestempelt: "Duplicate - Released for other disposition"). Die Halblederbände minimal, die Pappbände etwas berieben oder bestoßen. Exlibris (siehe oben), weiterer Stempel und hanschriftlicher Name auf den Vorsätzen, weiter keine Einträge. Papier kaum gebräunt, teilweise altersfleckig, die ersten Blätter stärker. Bindung sehr gut und fest. Zustand II (deutsche Schulnotenskala). Auf Wunsch senden wir Ihnen gern per E-Mail Fotos des Werkes zu. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        El Salmantino Periódico de Ciencias y Literatura. Redactado por .

      1843. . 1843 - Imprenta de Morán. Salamanca. . 1 Vol. . 240 pp. Cuarto Mayor. Media Piel de época. Hemeroteca / Revistas / Publicaciones , Local España (Salamanca), Siglo XIX . Periódico semanal publicado en Salamanca dedicado a las Ciencias y la Literatura además de artículos sobre Derecho, Legislaciones, Filosofía, y Medicina. Presentamos un total de 29 números de 8 páginas cada uno, desde el número 1, 3 de marzo hasta el número 30, 30 de septiembre de 1843. Falto del número 15 y el número 7 se halla repetido. Ejemplar encuadernado en media piel de época con tejuelo y dorados en lomera. .

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        Researches Respecting Quaternions, First Series". Read November 13, 1843. Published in The Transactions of Royal Irish Academy. Vol. XXI, Part II. 1848, pp. 199-296

      FIRST EDITION OF WILLIAM HAMILTON'S FIRST FULL PUBLICATION OF HIS RESEARCH ON QUATERNIONS, "a turning point in the development of mathematics" that "made possible the creation of the general theory of relativity" (Pickering; Printing and the Mind of Man, 334). Pristine unbound original paper housed in custom leather clamshell case. This is also the first published introduction of the term and idea of quaternions, an extension of complex numbers to four-dimensional space, integrating time and space into the first non-commutative mathematical system - an innovation comparable in import during its time to the invention of non-Euclidean geometry (Schiller, Schiller File, 56). "Hamilton's first presentation of [his work on quaternions] was a speech to the Royal Irish Academy in 1843" (Life of Sir William Rowan Hamilton, Vol. 2, pp. 573). The first exposition of his ideas in print, however, did not appear until this 1847 Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy. Just prior to publication, Hamilton, in a letter to Professor Augustus De Morgan dated May 7, 1847, wrote: "My manuscript researches respecting quaternions and their application to geometry and physics, having attained a considerable extent, and a number of scattered notices (themselves by this time not very small in bulk), having been printed, I am urged by my friends in Dublin, and am myself now desirous, to make at least a beginning of that more full and formal publication which I have all along intended. After many hesitations as to whether I should not at once proceed to the parts which are more likely to interest and not to shock mathematical readers in general, I have decided on following a more historical order; and have handed it to the Committee of Publication of the Royal Irish Academy, who have transmitted it to their printers, a Paper entitled 'Researches Respecting Quaternions, First Series'; in which paper I have endeavoured to insert nothing with the principles of which I was not familiar at the time of making my first communication [speech] to the Academy on quaternions" (ibid). "Hamilton spent years trying to discover a three-dimensional number system. He was only successful when he ventured into four-dimensions and on 16 October 1843 discovered quaternions" (ibid). The invention of quaternions made possible a four-element vector that can be used to encode any rotation in a three-dimensional coordinate system (PMM, 334). In fact, "Hamilton spent years trying to discover a three-dimensional number system [and] was only successful when he ventured into four-dimensions and on 16 October 1843 discovered quaternions" (ibid). Hamilton said about quaternions: "Time is said to have only one dimension, and space to have three dimensions. ... The mathematical quaternion partakes of both these elements; in technical language it may be said to be 'time plus space', or 'space plus time'" (Petkov, Space, Time and Spacetime, 34). "Quaternions were the first non-commutative number system to be investigated in detail, and Hamilton's discovery that a consistent and useful system of algebra could be constructed without obeisance to the commutative law of multiplication was comparable in importance to the invention of non-Euclidean geometry" (ibid). Eventually, "quaternions led to vector analysis, and were eventually superseded by the latter, which has become of the greatest importance in mathematical physics and was developed by F.F. B. Riemann and E. B. Christoffel into tensor analysis. This made possible the creation of the general theory of relativity" (ibid). CONDITION & DETAILS: Royal Irish Academy. Small folio. (13 x 10.5 inches; 325 x 263mm). [1]. 151-199 (Haughton paper), [199-297] (Hamilton paper), 311-341 (Robinson paper), [1]. Pristine, never bound original copy of Hamilton's paper, complete with original table-of-contents for the volume into which it would have gone; also includes an unbound original copy of the paper prior to Hamilton's, the complete signature of Samuel Haughton's "On the Equilibrium and Motion of solid and fluid Bodies" as well as the complete signature for the paper following Hamilton's, Thomas Romney Robinson's "On the effect of Heat in lessening the Affinities of the Elements of Water". The papers are housed in a gorgeous clamshell case built to replicate the volume into which the pages would have been bound. Five raised gilt-ruled bands at the spine; gilt-devices in each compartment; red and black morocco, gilt-lettered spine labels The case is half-calf over marbled paper boards; the edges of the case are hardboard covered in cream linen. Silk hand ribbon to open case. As said, the pages are pristine, clamshell case equally so.

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        Rural Architecture; Consisting Of Classic Dwellings, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian and Gothic, And Details Connected With Each Of The Orders; Embracing Plans, Elevations, Parallel And Perspective, Specifications, Estimates, Framing, Etc. For Private Houses And Churches. Designed For The United States of America

      Boston: James B. Dow, 1843. First edition. Hardcover. Recased in modern brown calf and tan cloth. Fine. 108 pages in text. 28 x 23 cm. 52 engraved plates. Extensive Glossary of Architectural Terms, with detailed descriptions for each plate. The first and only edition, Shaw's rarest book with many of the plates depicting homes and churches in New England, many of which remain extant. Shaw exercised great influence on the architects and builders of his day; his designs embodied a balance between traditional and new forms. HITCHCOCK 1161. Glue remnant gutter of title page, scattered minor toning, raised bands, leather spine label printed in gilt.

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        CAPE BLANCO.

      Londres 1843 - Materia: Grabado antiguo del siglo XIX. Vista Cabo Blanco en el Libano. David Roberts. Publicación:London: Day & Son. The holy land and Egipt and Nubia., 1843. Técnica:Litografía en color. Descripción visual:En esta litografía recoge la Costa al sur del Líbano, en Tiro.El litografiado fue realizado por el maestro Louis Haghe.Inquietante y sublime obra que forma parte del monumental trabajo de David Roberts sobre el Oriente Medio. Consideradas como las más preciada obras litográficas del siglo XIX. Medidas:360 x 520 mm. Notas:David Roberts nació en Stockbridge localidad próxima a Edimburgo. En 1818 era pintor de escena en el Teatro Pantheon en Edimburgo pasando a teatros de Glasgow para concluir en el Drury lane de Londres. En 1841 fue nombrado miembro de la Royal Academy. Durante 1832 y 1833 visitó España y posteriormente publicó PICTURESQUE SKETCHES IN SPAIN. Comenzó en 1838 su viaje por Oriente Medio del que esta litografía es una bella muestra. Interesante vista y espléndido reflejo del Cairo de mediados del siglo XIX Conservación:Muy buen estado, conserva todos los márgenes.

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        Sailing Directions for the Inner Route to Torres Strait. From Break-Sea Spit to Booby Island

      Port Stephens: Printed by the Author, 1843. Small quarto, iv, 14 pp., fine in twentieth century dark morocco with gilt lettering. Privately printed by King in Port Stephens. Exceptionally rare: printed only for private circulation on King's private press in Port Stephens (at the time he was still serving in the region as the representative of the Australian Agricultural Company). This is the only copy of this book Hordern House has ever sold, here for the second time. The rarest of King's works, and of signal importance for coastal voyage generally and the Great Barrier Reef specifically, this is a rare and attractive survival.In his preface King comments that "I have been induced to print off a few copies" because he felt that sailing captains were losing what he considered their prejudice against what King had called the "inner route", a much quicker passage even though it required the ships to anchor at night. This was the first separate edition of these sailing directions, which had previously only been published as an article in the New South Wales Calendar and General Post Office Directory. Wantrup notes that the work is "Very rare... This work was published privately in a pioneering settlement by one of the great Australian discoverers and the foremost native-born Australian of his day. Unfortunately it is a very rare work and no copy has appeared for sale in many years" (Australian Rare Books).It is testament to the work's importance that the Hydrographic Office of the Admiralty republished it in 1849, together with added notes by Blackwood on the "outer route", around the time that the Admiralty also published Australian Views North-East Coast (see previous).The Ingleton copy with his distinctive bookplate.

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        Leopold Auenbrugger‘s . Neue Erfindung mittelst des Anschlagens an den Brustkorb, als eines Zeichens, verborgene Brust-Krankheiten zu entdecken., Im lateinischen Original herausgegeben, übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen versehen von Dr. S. Ungar. Begleitet mit einem Vorworte von Joseph Skoda, Doctor der Medicin, Primararzt am k.k. allgem. Krankenhause zu Wien, &c. &c.

      Wien, J.B. Wallishausser, 1843 - außerordentlich seltene EA der deutschen Übersetzung von Auenbruggers berühmter Schrift "Inventum novum", ein "Meilenstein in der Geschichte der Medizin" (HEIRS OF HIPPOCRATES 599). Auenbrugger (1722-1809) hatte schon bei van Swieten gelernt, dass durch das Beklopfen des Abdomens manche Krankheiten (z.B. Bauchwassersucht) festgestellt werden konnten. Sieben Jahre lang studierte er die verschiedenen Schallphänomene, die beim Beklopfen des Brustkorbs mit den Fingern entstanden, bevor er die Ergebnisse publizierte ("Inventum novum.", 1761). Die wissenschaftliche Anerkennung der Bedeutung dieser Entdeckung blieb ihm jedoch bis kurz vor seinem Lebensende verwehrt; insbesondere van Swieten selbst verschmähte seine Arbeit und schwieg sie tot. Maximilian Stoll - damals Direktor der Medizinischen Klinik am Spanischen Hospital - probierte die neue Methode aus und lobte sie in einem seiner Bücher, aber dies hatte keine weiteren Konsequenzen. Auenbrugger verließ das Spanische Spital in Wien enttäuscht und zog sich in eine Privatpraxis zurück; die Perkussion geriet in Vergessenheit. Erst durch Jean Nicolas Corvisart (1755-1821) erhielt sie ihre verdiente Anerkennung; er entdeckte die Bemerkung von Stoll und gab 1808 eine französische Übersetzung des "Inventum novum." heraus. Joseph Skoda (1805-1881) gehörte zu den besten Klinikern der jüngeren Wiener Medizinischen Schule und begründete nach eingehender Beschäftigung mit den Methoden der Perkussion und Auskultation die moderne physikalische Diagnostik. Seine eigene "Abhandlung über Perkussion und Auskultation" (Wien 1839) wurde weltbekannt. - NORMAN 86; HIRSCH/H. I, 225 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 182 8°, OBr., unbeschnitten, in mod. Lwd.-Kassette; ODeckel, VIII, 72 S. (lateinischer und deutscher Paralleltext, zweispaltig gedruckt) [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Reise in Hadhramaut, Beled Beny Yssa und Beled el Hadschar. Herausgegeben, mit einer Einleitung, Anmerkungen und Erklärung der Inschrift von Obne versehen von Heinrich Freiherr von Maltzan. Braunschweig, Druck und Verlag von Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn, 1873. 8°. VIII, 375 S., mit 1 Faksimile u. 1 (mehrf. gef.) Karte, etw. späterer Hlwd. mit Rtit.

      . . Embacher 299 - Henze III, 360.- Erste Ausgabe.- Reise nach Arabien Bd. 2.- Bericht über eine Reise nach Südarabien im Jahre 1843 in Gebiete, die vor ihm noch kein Europäer betreten hatte. "Aus dem handschriftlichen Nachlaß, welcher seine wichtigen geographischen Entdeckungen in Südarabien behandelt" herausgegeben von Heinrich v. Maltzan.- Tls. gering braunfleckig, sonst gutes Exemplar.# First edition.- Edited by Heinrich von Maltzan. Wrede (1807-63) was the first European to explore the Hadhramaut region of southern Arabia.- Plate depicting Himyaritic inscription.- With 1 folding, lithographed map drawn by Heinrich Freiherrn Von Maltzan.- Mild browning, partly slightly brownspotted, somewhat later half cloth.

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        Brief mit eigenh. U. ("Gregorius PP. XVI").

      Rom, 30. XII. 1843. - 1 S. Gr.-4to. Das alt abgetrennte Respektblatt lose beiliegend. An den Erzbischof von Bordeaux, dem er für einen Brief dankt und ihn seines Wohlwollens versichert: "[.] Non mediocri autem animi nostri voluptate [.] iterum intelleximus, Te [.] assiduis curis, laboribus, atque consiliis in tui gregis salutem procurandum incumbere [.]".

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        Christmas Carol In Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas. With Illustrations by John Leech.

      London Chapman & Hall 1843 - First Edition, First Issue in Original Cloth DICKENS, Charles. A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas. With Illustrations by John Leech. London: Chapman & Hall, 1843. First edition, first issue: i.e., "Stave I"; text entirely uncorrected; green-coated endpapers; blue half-title; red and blue title. Foolscap octavo (6 7/16 x 4 inches; 162 x 101 mm). [i-viii], [1]-166, [2, publisher's ads]. Four inserted hand-colored steel-engraved plates by and after Leech and four black and white text wood-engravings by W.J. Linton after Leech. Original cinnamon vertically-ribbed cloth. Covers decoratively stamped in blind, front cover and spine decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. Green coated endpapers are exceptionally clean. Back outer hinge repaired but with no new cloth. Bottom of spine with some minor wear and a tiny chip. Binding slightly skewed. A few signatures sprung, but overall the binding is tight. Slight and minor sunning to spine and front board. Lower corner of front cover a bit rubbed. Previous owner's old ink signature on front flyleaf. Some very light foxing and a bit of offsetting from plates. Still overall a very good and bright copy. Housed in a custom quarter red calf clamshell. Clamshell spine with blue and green labels, stamped and lettered in gilt. The green hand-colored endpapers represent Dickens's original choice for his lavish gift book. But the endpapers, which are a chalky, light yellowish green, proved a disappointment to him. On inspection they dusted off and smudged, and so the endpapers were changed before publication date to yellow, which did not require hand work. Probably in the middle of binding, as demand grew faster than the current endpaper stock, it was hurriedly decided to use the green paper, and thereafter it was used indiscriminately with yellow, but discarded again when the initial supply of green became exhausted. Therefore first impression, first issue copies occur in the earliest binding with either yellow or green endpapers, some collectors preferring the green endpapers as the original pre-publication choice. Smith, Dickens, II, 4. Eckel pp. 110-5. HBS 67436. $13,500 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Baden-Baden, 27. VIII. 1843.. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt mit Siegel und eh. Adresse am Gegenblatt verso (Faltbrief). Gr.-4to.. An den Canstatter Orthopäden Jakob Heine (1800-79, Entdecker der Poliomyelitis): "Monsieur, Ce n'est qu' aujourd'hui que je viens de recevoir votre aimable reponse a ma lettre. Je ne peux pas m'expliquer la course d'un delai tellement extraordinaire, et que si gravement [...]. Je m'empresse de vous offrir mes remerciemens pour votre bon conseil a cause de la gouvernante... qu'il me semble, le meilleur possible, au moins pour le moment. Je serais detenu a Baden pour huit a dix jours - apres ca... je m'empresserai de poster pour Canstatt... En comptant, sitot, sur l'honneur de me presenter chez vous [...]" - Faltspuren und unbedeutende Randläsuren; im ganzen von sehr schöner Erhaltung.

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Baden-Baden, 27. VIII. 1843. - 1 p. on double leaf with seal and autograph address. Large 4to. To the orthopedist Jakob Heine (1800-79) in Canstatt: "Monsieur, Ce n'est qu' aujourd'hui que je viens de recevoir votre aimable reponse à ma lettre. Je ne peux pas m'expliquer la course d'un delai tellement extraordinaire, et que si gravement [.]. Je m'empresse de vous offrir mes remerciemens pour votre bon conseil à cause de la gouvernante. qu'il me semble, le meilleur possible, au moins pour le moment. Je serais deténu à Baden pour huit á dix jours - apres ca. je m'empresserai de poster pour Canstatt. En comptant, sitôt, sur l'honneur de me presenter chez vous [.]" - Traces of folds and slight defects to edges, altogether well preserved.

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        The Works of Shakspere

      Robert Tyas, London 1843 - Revised from the best Authorities: With a Memoir, and Essay on his Genius, by Barry Cornwall. Also: Annotations and Introductory Remarks on the Plays by many Distinguished Writers. Illustrated with Engravings on Wood from Designs by Kenny Meadows. 1. Memoir and Essay, Comedies 2. Tragedies 3. Historical plays, Poems & Sonnets. All volumes sound and in good condition with rubbing and wear to cover corners and edges (considering its age) VOLUME 2 BINDING ERROR second title page "Tragedies" bound upside down. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ILLUSTRIRTE ZEITUNG. Wöchentliche Nachrichten über alle Ereignisse, Zustände und Persönlichkeiten der Gegenwart 1843-1860. Erster Band bis fünfunddreissigster Band.

      35 volumes. Verlag der Expedition der Illustrirten Zeitung, J.J. Weber, Leipzig 1843-1860. Folio. Richly illustrated with woodcuts. Bound in contemporary halfleather bindings of calf with richly gilt spines. Spines slightly dry and cracked, and a few volumes with minor wear on the top of the spines.. A long and unbroken run from the very beginning of the German Illustrirte Zeitung from Leipzig, inspired by the London Illustrated News. It was the first illustrated periodical printed in Germany, making use of the now perfected woodcut technique, which allowed highly detailed reproductions, that could be made very fast, and therefore bringing news to the public. Carl Behrendt Lorck, the publisher of H.C. Andersen's work in Germany, was one of the founders, and greatly helped Weber in publishing the monumental work - and indeed, Andersen was portraited in February 1847.Illustrirte Zeitung is an invaluable source for German and European history, wars and conflicts, the history of the railroad and chess!

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        NARRATIVE OF THE TRAVELS AND ADVENTURES OF MONSIEUR VIOLET, IN CALIFORNIA, SONORA, & WESTERN TEXAS

      NARRATIVE OF THE TRAVELS AND ADVENTURES OF MONSIEUR VIOLET, IN CALIFORNIA, SONORA, & WESTERN TEXAS.  Capt. [Frederick] Marryat.  Lon:  Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1843, 1st. edition, 3 volumes, viii, 312, ads (32 pp); 318; 299 pp.  ***  Frederick Marryat was an officer in the British Royal Navy who turned to writing after retiring from service.  He along with many other Brits, had an intense fascination of the American West.  This work comes from his travels in Canada and the United States in the latter 1830's.  Partially based on his own experiences and observations with much borrowed from other sources.  Monsieur Violet is a fictional character.  This format is similar to modern-day Hollywood, based on fact, but embellished to appeal to a wider audience.  In front of Vol. 1 is a folding map with some very interesting details of western North America.  Howes M302 aa ***  Each book has a clear mylar protective cover. ***  These books have been rebound using the original brown paper boards and brown cloth spines that closely resemble the originals.  The original paper labels have been laid down on the spines.  The covers have moderate wear and soil.  The contents, with deckle page edges, are clean and complete in good, moderately cocked bindings.  The map is in excellent condition.  New endpapers and prelims.  Private bookplate from old endpaper, engraved by R. C. Pope, has been saved but not laid down.  At one time this set belonged to the New Book Club Society (no location given).  The sign-out sheet has been preserved and rebound in its original location in the front of Vol. 1.  ***  8 inches tall by 5.25 inches

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        Progress of the United States in Population and Wealth in Fifty Years

      New York: Press of Hunt's Merchants' Magazine,, 1843. Octavo. Original greyish-brown ribbed cloth, blind-stamped decoration to boards, spine lettered in gilt, drab pink endpapers. A touch of wear to extremities of binding, two gatherings noticeably foxed. A very good copy. First edition. An important work by the American political economist George Tucker (1775-1861), a pioneer in the United States in advocating the use of statistics as a basis for scientific investigation in economics. This is his best known work and in it Tucker "while noticing the tendency of the rate of population growth to decrease, calculated that the population three generations from the time he wrote would be just twice what it actually turned out to be" (Dictionary of American Biography). He also forecasts the self-extinction of slavery. Interesting contemporary provenance: ownership inscription of H. S. Conger on front free endpaper and preliminary blank, presumably Harmon S. Conger (1816-1882) Representative from New York, newspaper editor and judge.

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        Georg Forster's sämmtliche Schriften. Herausgegeben von dessen Tochter und begleitet mit einer Charakteristik Forster's von G. G. Gervinus (in 9 Bänden KOMPLETT) - Bd. 1/ 2: Johann Reinhold Forster's und Georg Forster's Reise um die Welt in den Jahren 1772 bis 1775/ Bd. 3: Ansichten vom Niederrhein, voin Brabant, Flandern, Holland, England und Frankreich im April, Mai und Junius/ Bd. 4 - 6: Kleine Schriften (mit 18 lithographischen Abbildungen)/ Bd. 7/ 8: Briefwechsel/ Bd. 9: Briefwechsel - Sakontala.

      Brockhaus; 1843.. Orig.Ausgabe; je Band zwischen 400 und 450 Seiten; gebundene Ausgabe/ Orig.Halbleder;. Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig/ berieben; Papier altersbedingt nachgedunkelt/ stellenweise leicht stockfleckig; Der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 9 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; ALTSCHRIFT!

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        Voyage en Orient fait avec Horace Vernet en 1839 et 1840. EA. - die Erstausgabe erschien auch unter dem Titel bzw. mit der Titelvariante "Voyage d'Horace Vernet en Orient".

      Paris, Challamel, (1843).. 2 Bll., 328 (recte 228) S. Mit 16 altkolorierten, lithographierten Tafeln nach Bildern von Frederic Goupil-Fesquet. Kl.4°, HLederband der Zeit mit etwas Rückenvergoldung.. Einband leicht berieben und etwas bestoßen; Kanten etwas beschabt; Lederecken mit winzigen Bezugsfehlstellen; Rückengelenke recht schwach; vorderes Innengelenk angeplatzt; Vorsätze leimschattig und etwas gebräunt; teils stockfleckig - vereinzelt auch stärker; Tafeln teils leicht gebräunt. Die Tafeln in einem vorzüglichen, originalen Handkolorit. Frederic Goupil Fesquet (1806-1863); franz. Orientmaler; wie der Historienmaler Horace Emile Jean Vernet (1789-1863), den er auf dieser Orientreise begleitete, gehörte Vernet zu den frühesten Photographen überhaupt - sie waren die ersten, die (auf der hier beschriebenen Reise) Photographien bzw. Daguerreotypien von antiken Monumenten in Ägypten und Palästina machten. Carteret III, 594.

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        London

      London, 1843. Steel engraving, 40 x 64 cms, engraved by B.R. Davies, original hand colour, blank verso. Map

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        Autograph note signed in full ("Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy) relative to the composer's incidental music to Sophocles' Antigone

      . 1 page. Oblong octavo (173 x 81 mm.), cut from a larger sheet. Dated Leipzig, July 14, 1843. Written in brown ink in German cursive with proper names in Latin script. In German (with translation). Relative to the engraving of the score and parts of Antigone . "I request Director Ringelhardt to have the score and parts of my music to Antigone given to Mr. Kistner for engraving.". Written during Mendelssohn's residency in Berlin, during which time he retained close ties to Leipzig and continued conducting at the Gewandhaus. He composed the incidental music to Sophocles' Antigone in 1842-1843, and Ewer in London published the first edition of the piano-vocal score in 1843; Kistner's edition did not appear until 1951. "The composer began work in 1841 on music for the choruses of Antigone. His own classical studies held him in good stead: using the translation of J.J.C. Donner, scrupulously faithful to the original metre, Mendelssohn rendered the strophes and antistrophes of Sophocles' choruses with syllabic settings for double male choir accompanied by an orchestra, occasionally resorting to a recitative-like style of declamation. The parts of the principal characters were left as spoken dialogue, or set as melodrama, with the orchestra accompanying the spoken text... Though opinion varied about Mendelssohn's music (Schumann viewed the score as 'half opera, half tragedy'; The Times, 'too modern, and at the same time not modern enough'), Antigone was widely performed and used as a model for later classical revivals. In 1845 alone, it achieved 45 performances at Covent Garden; the same year, it was satirized in Lortzing's comic opera Der Wildschütz, another sign of its popularity." R. Larry Todd in Grove online Friedrich Sebald Ringelhardt (1785-1855) was the director of the municipal theatre in Leipzig from 1832 to 1845; Carl Friedrich Kistner (1797-1844) was Mendelssohn's publisher in Leipzig.

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        La Danse des morts composée par H. Hess d?après les tableaux à fresque qui se trouvaient sur le mur du cimitière de l?église de St. Jean à Bâle. Todtentanz der Stadt Basel gemalt von H. Hess nach den Frescogemälden der ehemaligen Kirchhofmauer der Predigerkirche. The Dance of Death. Painted by H. Hess.

      Basel, Alb. Sattler, nach 1843 - 4° (30 x 23 cm), 40 Textblätter (Übersetzungen in franz u. engl.) und 40 Orig.- Lithographien, diese exzellent altkoloriert, mit den deutschsprachigen Dialogen., Neuer HLdr.- Einband goldgeprägt., Die Tafeln m. den Lithographien papierbedingt gebräunt, ansonsten sehr schönes Exemplar. Oppermann 1135. Die Lithographische Anstalt von Hasler & Cie., die den ersten Druck des Hess'schen Totentanzes veranstaltete ging 1843 an Sattler über. - Hieronymus Hess ( 1799-1850) war schüler con Jos. Antn Koch in Italien, später liess er sich in siener Vaterstadt Basel nieder, wo er hauptsächlich alsAquarellmaler im Genrefach tätig war. 1200 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le tabernacle dans le désert; Ombre des choses célestes. Quatre planches gravées, coloriées et ornées d'or, d'argent et d'airain, conformément aux textes de l'Ecriture.

      Lausanne, Marc Ducloux, 1843 - 2° (43 x 29 cm), 26 S., 4 handkolorierte lithogr. balttgrosse Tafeln., OLwd. goldgeprägt., Deckel fleckig u. berieben. Im Gelenk gelockert, Vorsätze stärker, Bl. weniger stockfleckig. Einige Bl. m. leichten Randläsuren - gutes brauchbares Exemplar. Traduit de l'Anglais sur la 3e édition. - Text franz. Die Tafeln aus der englisch Auflage. Evangelikale Sicht auf die Bundeslade. Als Bundeslade wird ein mythischer Kultgegenstand des Volkes Israel bezeichnet. Sie enthielt nach biblischer Darstellung unter anderem die Steintafeln mit den Zehn Geboten, die Mose von Gott erhielt. Die Bundeslade galt nach dem Auszug aus Ägypten und während Israels Wüstenwanderung (um 1200 v. Chr.) und Landnahme in Kanaan als Garant für Gottes Gegenwart inmitten des Volkes. Sie ist bis heute das Symbol für den Bund Gottes mit dem Volk Israel (daher der Name ?Bundeslade?). Einen archäologischen Nachweis ihrer Existenz gibt es nicht. 1200 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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