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        La caduta di Fetonte.

      - [S.l., s.n.t., seconda metà del XVI sec.], incisione in rame al bulino, mm. 413x285 (l'immagine), mm. 419x289 (il foglio). Rifilata all'interno dell'impronta della lastra. Piccoli restauri reintegrativi agli angoli, ma bell'esemplare, impresso su foglio con filigrana con stemma contenente la lettera M a doppio filo e una stella a sei punte (Woodward n. 328). Sul margine basso dell'immagine, quasi al centro, la scritta: MICH. ANG. FLOR. INV. Si tratta di copia cinquecentesca dell'incisione di Nicola Beatrizet, da un disegno di Michelangelo; cfr. Vallardi "Manuale del raccoglitore e del negoziante di stampe", Milano, 1843, p. 26, sotto Beatrizet: "copia nel medesimo senso, ben incisa da un anonimo, con qualche differenza nel fondo del paese".

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        THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS. A Christmas Carol; The Chimes: A Goblin Story; The Cricket On The Hearth: A Fairy Tale Of Home; The Battle Of Life: A Love Story; The Haunted Man and The Ghosts Bargain

      London: Chapman and Hall & Bradbury and Evans. 1843 -1848. First editions. Five volumes. Beautiful nineteenth century full vellum bindings with green gilt stamped morocco title labels to the spine. The spines and borders to the upper and lower boards decorated and ruled in gilt. Marbled endpapers and inner gilt dentelles. All page edges gilt. All volumes are in excellent condition with only a few light marks and a little darkening to the vellum, the contents clean and bright throughout. Labels a little chipped at the edges of The Chimes and The Cricket In The Hearth, with the publisher?'s imprint label wanting from the bottom of the spine. Neat previous owner?'s bookplate to the pastedown of all but one volume. Illustrated throughout. A beautiful first edition set of The Christmas Books. A Christmas Carol, with eight illustrations by John Leech, (four of which are hand coloured steel engravings), is the first issue, with all internal flaws called for in Smith, the ?"Stave I?" chapter heading, the title page printed in blue and red. the half title printed in blue; The Chimes, with thirteen illustrations by Maclise, Doyle, Leech and Stanfield is also in the first state, with all of the internal flaws called for in Smith and the title page vignette with publisher's name within illustration; The Cricket On The Hearth is bound without the advertisment leaf; The Battle Of Life with the fourth state of vignette title page, as usual; The Haunted Man with all the internal flaws called for in Smith. (Walter E. Smith: Charles Dickens In The Original Cloth, Part II pp.23-24, 35, 42, 63 & 69).

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        2 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift ("A. v. Ettingshausen" bzw. "Ett").

      Wien, 1843-1859.. Zus. 2 S., 8° u. 4°.. An den österr. Chemiker u. Mineralogen Anton Schrötter von Kristelli (1802-1875). - "Ettingshausen studierte in Wien Philosophie und Rechtswissenschaft [...]. Er wurde 1817 Adjunkt der Mathematik und Physik an der Wiener Universität, 1819 Professor der Physik in Innsbruck und 1821 Professor der höheren Mathematik in Wien. Seine damaligen Vorlesungen bezeichnen eine neue Epoche für die Wiener Universität [...]. 1834 übernahm Ettingshausen den Lehrstuhl der Physik, 1839-1842 förderte er als Mitglied der Fürstenhof-Runde' die ersten Wiener Versuche der Fotografie, 1848 trat er zur Ingenieurakademie über [...]. 1852 [...] übernahm er die Direktion des physikalischen Instituts an der Universität, aus welchem unter seiner Leitung eine große Zahl Untersuchungen hervorging. Ettingshausen konstruierte als einer der ersten eine elektromagnetische Maschine, welche die elektrische Induktion zur Stromgewinnung verwertete [...]. Mitglied der Leopoldina seit 1862. 1866 trat Andreas von Ettingshausen in den Ruhestand und wurde in den Freiherrenstand erhoben. Er war Gründungsmitglied und mehrere Jahre lang auch erster Generalsekretär der Wiener Akademie der Wissenschaften" (Wikipedia). --- Der in Olmütz geborene Anton Schrötter, Sohn eines Apothekers, studierte ab 1822 zunächst auf Wunsch seines Vaters in Wien Medizin, wechselte dann aber unter dem Einfluss von Friedrich Mohs zu den naturwissenschaftlichen Fächern, speziell der Mineralogie. 1827 erhielt er eine Assistentenstelle für Physik und Mathematik an der Universität Wien. 1830 wurde er Professor für Physik und Chemie am Technischen Institut Joanneum in Graz. Während eines halbjährigen Urlaubs im Jahre 1838 besuchte er chemische Institute in Göttingen, Heidelberg, Frankfurt und Paris. In Gießen machte er sich bei Justus von Liebig mit der organischen Elementaranalyse vertraut. Ab 1843 arbeitete er als Professor für technische Chemie am Polytechnischen Institut der Universität Wien und übernahm dort 1845 die Professur für allgemeine Chemie. Schrötter war neben Baumgartner, Ettingshausen und Haidinger einer der Begründer der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien und wurde 1850 ihr Generalsekretär. Die Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina wählte Schrötter 1856 zu ihrem Mitglied. Ab 1868 leitete er das österreichische Hauptmünzamt und wurde gleichzeitig zum Ministerialrat ernannt. Er wurde 1874 in den Ruhestand versetzt und eröffnete in seiner Wohnung ein Privatlaboratorium, in dem er Studien über Edelmetalle betrieb. 1875 starb er in Wien. Schrötter hat in seinem Leben ca. 60 wissenschaftliche Publikationen verfasst. Ab 1845 beschäftigte Schrötter sich intensiv mit Phosphor. 1848 gelang ihm der Nachweis der schon von Berzelius geäußerten Vermutung, dass roter Phosphor eine allotrope Modifikation des weißen Phosphors, nicht aber eine Phosphorverbindung ist. Schrötter wandelte weißen Phosphor durch Erhitzen in roten um, den man zeitweise Schrötterschen Phosphor nannte. Sein Verfahren zur Darstellung desselben revolutionierte die Streichholzindustrie, wo roter Phosphor schon bald als Bestandteil der Reibflächen genutzt wurde. Er war ein Organisator in Industrie und Wissenschaft sowie Berater bei den Vorbereitungen zur Novara-Expedition und zur Österreich-Ungarischen Nordpolexpedition. - Knickspuren. -

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        Iles Marquises ou Nouka-Hiva. Histoire, géographie, moeurs et considérations générales. D'après les rélations des navigateurs et les documents recueillis sur les lieux

      Paris: Arthus Bertrand, 1843. Octavo, with four maps (two folding); some moderate foxing, binding a little rubbed and bumped; very good in contemporary green quarter roan. With a signed letter from the author. Scarce and important on the Marquesas by Vincendon-Dumoulin, the eminent French scientist who travelled as hydrographer on Dumont d'Urville's second expedition to the Pacific.Vincendon-Dumoulin's book is usually cited as one of the chief sources for our history of the Marquesas in the post-discovery period, especially valuable since it is at least partly based on direct personal observation. Dumont d'Urville's secretary, César Desgraz, helped him with the compilation and is credited as co-author on the title-page.Additional information, including ethnological updates, is included in the sub-chapter titled 'Notice phrenologique et ethnologique sur les naturels de l'archipel Nouka-Hiva' by Pierre Marie Dumoutier, a phrenologist aboard Dumont d'Urville's second expedition. Furthermore, this book publishes Du Petit-Thouars' report on the Marquesas.This copy includes the lengthy prospectus of 38 pages for Voyages de la Commission Scientific du Nord which is followed by a further single leaf of publisher's advertisements (see Kroepelien's note regarding this material).Loosely inserted in this copy is a letter of two pages signed by Vincendon-Dumoulin to an unknown correspondent. Dated 1 March 1844 and written on the letterhead of the Ministere de la Marine (Dépôt des Cartes et Plans), the letter discusses colonial matters and the hospital at Martinique.

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        Laufenburg. "Als Erinnerung den Mitgliedern des Sängervereins vom 25ten Mai 1843 gewidmet". Souveniransicht, mittig mit Gesamtansicht, umgeben von 12 Detailansichten. Alt kolorierte Lithographie von G. Gersbach in Säckingen nach Franz Josef Egg.

      Säckingen, 1843.. Format 34,5 x 45 cm. Blattgröße: 44 x 52 cm. Gerahmt.. *Seltene Souveniransicht, aus Anlaß eines örtlichen Sängerjubiläums gedruckt. - Gut erhalten, nur am Unterrand mittig mit kleineren Papierläsuren und etwas wasserfleckig (weit außerhalb der Darstellung).

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        Diccionario de antigüedades del Reino de Navarra. I. A - Fus. - II. G - Pul. - III. Q - Zün. - IV. Adiciones.

      Pampelune, Javier Goyeneche [puis :] Francisco Erasun [puis :] José Imaz y Gadea, 1840-1843, - 4 vol. in-8 carrés, VIII-589, 784-[2], 542-[22] et 383 pp., demi-veau marine, dos lisses ornés de filets et pointillés dorés, tranches mouchetées (reliure de l'époque). Rousseurs. Bon exemplaire. Edition originale (il existe une réédition à la date de 1964), bien complète du Supplément. José Yanguas y Miranda (1782-1853), né à Tudela en Navarre, fut à la fois un politicien libéral, un juriste très attaché aux privilèges de la Navarre, et un historien de sa région. La Diputacion foral de Navarra le nomma en 1839 archiviste de Navarre, et il développa jusqu'à sa mort les études historiques dans ce cadre institutionnel. Palau, 377 571 et 377 572. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Enten-Eller, Et Livs-Fragment udgivet af Victor Eremita. I-II Deel.

      Kjøbenhavn, C. A. Reitzel, 1843. XX + (2) + 470 + (8) + 368 s. Eleg. priv. håndb. sorte skinnbd. med gulldekor på ryggen. (Anker Kyster). Ex libris på forsats

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        Ramayana. Poema indiano di Valmici.

      Pubblicato per Gaspare Gorresio. Socio della R. Accademia delle Scienze di Testo sanscrito secondo i codici manoscritti della Scuola Gaudana. Torino. 10 volumi. Parigi. Stamparia Reale di Francia 1843, 8°, pp. 356 - 480+475+530+600+466+366+366+382+372. Opera completa e rarissima. Il traduttore, l'orientalista e linguista Gorresio, soggiornò a Londra per lavorare presso la East India House e la Royal Society, dove erano conservate importanti collezioni manoscritte sanscrite. Nel 1843 fu in grado di pubblicare il primo volume del suo testo sanscrito del 'Ramayana', accompagnato da una fondamentale introduzione in cui egli affronta tutte le maggiori questioni storiche, letterarie, linguistiche e interpretative legate a questo grande poema. Fecero seguito - solo nella prima edizione - altri nove volumi, in cui Gorresio accompagnò il testo originale con una traduzione italiana.

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        DON PASQUALE (1843). Dramma buffo in tre Atti di Michele Accursi posto in Musica e dedicato a Madame Z. de Coussy da Gaetano Donizetti. Riduzione per Pianoforte e Canto di T. Labarre (Pl.n°14481 - 14504; 13900 - 13905).

      Giovanni Ricordi, Contrada degli OmenoniPrima edizione nella Riduzione per Canto con accompagnamento di Pianoforte. Formato oblungo. Cm.24x33. Pg.(4), 236 di musica incisa. Legatura in mz.pelle con titoli e fregi in oro al dorso. Piatti marmorizzati. Tassello in pelle con notazione di proprietà impressa in oro al piatto anteriore. Spellature alla coperta. Frontespizio decorato con ricca cornicetta color azzurro. Con indicazione degli interpreti della prima esecuzione del 3 gennaio 1843 al Théâtre - Italien di Parigi: Giulia Grisi (Norina), Luigi Lablache (Don Pasquale), Antonio Tamburini (Malatesta) e Mario (Ernesto). "Il libretto, firmato da Michele Accursi, è in realtà opera dello stesso Donizetti e di Giovanni Ruffini ed è ricalcato sul dramma giocoso di Angelo Anelli "Ser Marcantonio", musicato da Stefano Pavesi nel 1810" (da wikipedia).

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        Journal of a Tour through the United States and Canada, Made during the Years 1837-38

      T. Combe for the author, Oxford 1843 - (6 5/8 x 4 1/8 inches). vi, 231 pp. Engraved folding map. Later half green polished calf over marbled paper covered boards, spine with raised bands in six compartments, morocco lettering pieces in the second and third, the others with a repeat decoration in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt Very rare privately-printed journal of travels in the U.S. by a noted English scientist: one of 100 copies printed. Daubeny, an English chemist, botanist and geologist, arrived in New York City in the late summer of 1837 and travelled through New York to Canada and Massachusetts before journeying through Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. turning southward to Charleston and thence by ship to New Orleans (with a stop in Cuba), before ascending the Mississippi back to St. Louis and overland back to New York. Of great interest are his scientific observations, as well as his accounts of meeting the most distinguished American men of science from that date, principally in Boston and Philadelphia, including John Webster, Benjamin Silliman, Robert Hare, George Featherstonhaugh, John Bachman and others. On his trip he collected much data on thermal springs and the geology of North America, much of which is given in tables within the work and which he later used for numerous scientific papers. "An entertaining journal, printed for private distribution in only 100 copies, of the travels of a highly placed Englishman and his man-servant. In the East, and especially in Boston and Philadelphia, where he spent considerable time, he met the best society and in journeying by land from New Orleans to St. Louis he seemed equally at home in some pretty rough company. A first class picture by a cultivated Englishman of life at that time in the United States" (Streeter). While in Washington, D.C., in January 1838, Daubeny meets with President Van Buren and attends a session of Congress where John C. Calhoun proposed resolutions on slavery, the text of which is included on pp. 100-101. There is much discussion of slavery within the work, particularly during his travels in Louisiana and up the Mississippi River, including his own discomfort on travelling in those regions with a white servant. The privately-printed work is rare, with the Streeter copy bringing $500 in 1967. Graff 1005; Howes D77; Sabin 18662; Streeter sale 849; Buck 323; Tremaine 2139. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Neue Erfindung, mittels des Anschlagens an den Brustkorb, als eines Zeichens, verborgene Brustkrankheiten zu entdecken.

      - Im latein. Original hrsg., übersetzt u. mit Anmerkungen versehen von S. Ungar. Begleitet mit einem Vorwort von Josef Skoda. - Wien, Wallishauser, 1843, 8°, 72 pp., grüner Pappband der Zeit. Gutes Exemplar. Sehr seltene erste deutsche Ausgabe (Bilingual Latein/Deutsch) von Auenbruggers epochemachender Entdeckung der Perkussion. - "One of the greatest of all medical classics (Heirs of Hippocrates)". Opus Immortale! cf. Garrison & Morton No.2672 (1st. lat. Ed.) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LAS SIETE PARTIDAS DEL SABIO DON ALFONSO IX, IMP. ANTONIO BERGNES 1843

      Imp. Antonio Bergnes y Cia 1843 - Barcelona. Plena pasta española, dorados y ruedas. 20X15. 1843-1844. 4 Vol. 976Pág+1211Pág+853Pág+620Pág. Con las variantes de mas innteres de Gregorio Lopez. Vertida al castellano y estensamente adicionada con nuevas notas y comentarios y unas tablas sinopticas comparativas, sobre la legislacion española, antigua y moderna, hasta su actual estado por L. Sanponts y Barba, R. Martí de Eixala y J. Ferrer y Subirana. Esta Obra es una de las mas estimadas y valoradas por contener comentarios en castellano y ser muy practica. Ref 100 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der Festsaal des Baden-Badener Konversationshauses

      1843. Aquarell und Weißhöhung auf Papier, unten links signiert und datiert: "Tony Johannot 1843", 16,1 x 25,5 cm. Professionell unter säurefreiem Museumspassepartout montiert.. In den 1830er Jahren stieg der Maler, Grafiker und Kupferstecher Tony Johannot zu einem der beliebtesten Buchillustratoren Frankreichs auf. Neben seiner extremen Produktivität - er schuf in rund 20 Jahren über 3000 Vignetten für mehr als 150 Bücher - zeichnet sich Johannots Schaffen durch besondere künstlerische Qualität aus. Auch diese Zeichnung des Baden-Badener Festsaales, bei der es sich um die Vorlage zu einer Illustration handelt, verrät die Meisterschaft des Franzosen in der Wahl des Blickwinkels und des eingefangenen Lichtspieles, dargestellt durch gekonnt gesetzte Weißhöhungen. Ein Stich dieser Arbeit findet sich in dem Reisehandbuch L'Ete a Bade von Eugene Guinot, das erstmals 1847 erschien, mehrfach neu aufgelegt und auch in englischer und deutscher Sprache publiziert wurde. Diverse Abbildungen des reich bebilderten Buches gehen auf Entwürfe Johannots zurück. Voller Anekdoten über die hohen Besucher, die Zerstreuungen des Kurlebens und Beschreibungen der sehenswerten Umgebung, festigte Guinots Werk den Ruf Baden-Badens als Sommerresidenz Europas. Im Zentrum der Baden-Badener Vergnügungen befand sich das sogenannte Konversationshaus. 1822 bis 1824 nach Plänen des klassizistischen Architekten Friedrich Weinbrenner erbaut, beherbergt es neben anderen Räumlichkeiten auch den Festsaal. Dieser wird von einer Kassettendecke überspannt. Die Wände seiner Längsseiten sind durch Pilaster gegliedert, zwischen denen unten rundbogige Nischen und Portale und im Obergeschoss rechteckige Fenster sitzen. Den Schmalseiten des Raumes sind jeweils zwei Säulen vorgeblendet, welche auf halber Höhe eine Empore tragen. Auf Johannots Darstellung blickt man von dem Raum unter einer der Emporen schräg an den Säulen vorbei in den Festsaal. Dadurch entsteht ein spannungsvoller Kontrast zwischen dem verschatteten, nach oben begrenzten Raum im Vordergrund und der Weite des Saales. In dem durch prunkvolle Lüster erhellten Raum befinden sich viele Besucher: Frauen in eleganten Kleidern mit Hauben und Handschuhen, Herren in Weste und Gehrock, ihren Hut in der Hand haltend sowie manche Kinder. Es spielen sich typische Szenen des illustren Kurlebens ab. So ist eine größere Gruppe um einen Spieltisch versammelt. Einige Damen und Herren stehen ins Gespräch vertieft beieinander, wohingegen andere scheinbar durch den Raum flanieren. Ein junger Mann lehnt sich dandyhaft gegen die Säule im Vordergrund und macht einer Dame seine Aufwartung. Links davon stehen zwei Herren, die das bunte Geschehen beobachten und kommentieren. Virtuos versteht es der Künstler, die vielen Einzelheiten mit wenigen Strichen einzufangen und die Lebendigkeit der Szene auf dem Blatt erfahrbar zu machen.

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        Geschichte der Botanik in Ungarn. (Skizzen). Gedruckt in 70 Exemplaren. Hannover - Pest, W. Riemschneider 1863. Kl. 8°. 1 Bl., 199 S., Hlwd. d. Zt. mit Rtit.

      - Pritzel 4588.- Sehr selten (über KVK kein Ex. in Deutschland nachweisbar.- Der Botaniker August Kanitz (geb. 25. April 1843 zu Lugos in Ungarn, gest. 12. Juli 1896 in Klausenburg), studierte seit 1861 in Wien und wurde 1869 Professor der Naturgeschichte an der landwirtschaftlichen Akademie in Ungarisch-Altenburg, 1872 Professor der Botanik in Klausenburg.- Leicht gebräunt u. braunfleckig, Titel verso mit gelöschter Widmung d. Verfassers (dadurch etw. dünne Stellen u. kl. Loch.

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        La Russie en 1839. Seconde edition, revue, corrigee et augmentee.

      Paris, Librairie d'Amyot, 1843.. 4 volumes in-12, demi-chagrin vert bronze a petits coins de l'epoque, dos a 4 faux-nerfs plats guilloches a froid, orne d'un riche decor romantique de palettes, caissons, dentelle et fer special, tranches marbrees, (4), xxiv, 392 p., (4), 406 p., (4), 400 p. et (4), 426 p., tableau depliant hors texte (arbre genealogique de la famille de Brunswick). Veritable seconde edition en partie originale, publiee quelques mois apres la premiere chez le meme editeur, "revue, corrigee et augmentee" par l'auteur. Dans une nouvelle preface datee de novembre 1843, l'editeur justifie la parution de cette seconde edition et explicite les conditions de sa publication. "Ce livre fascine depuis sa parution, en 1843, comme s'il etait le miroir magique qui revelait, au fil des ans, la vraie nature de la Russie" (Helene Carrere d'Encausse). "Le marquis de Custine decouvrit le pays des Tsars entre juin et septembre 1839, rencontrant de nombreuses personnalites, l'Empereur y compris. Son oeuvre epistolaire dessine un dur portrait d'un pays soumis a une oppression imperiale, contrastant avec l'heritage culturel d'une Russie ouverte aux Lumieres sous Catherine II. Redecouvertes en pleine guerre froide, ces lettres devinrent une lecture obligee pour qui veut entendre l'ame russe". Bel exemplaire, frais, tres bien relie a l'epoque..

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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),

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        Platon-Polichinelle : Ou La Sagesse Devenue Folie, Pour Se Mettre a La Portee Du Siecle / Par Un Solitaire Auvergnat

      Tournai, 1843. 1st Edition. Description: 3 vol. Set ; 16 cm. Near fine paperback copies; edges very slightly dust-dulled and nicked with some repair. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Complete three volume set

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        4 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift (davon 2 im Orig.-Kuvert mit Siegel).

      Stainz u.a., 1843.. Zus. 8 S., 8° u. 4°.. An den österr. Chemiker u. Mineralogen Anton Schrötter von Kristelli (1802-1875), der von Erzherzog Johann im Jahre 1830 an die neu errichtete Lehrkanzel der Chemie und Physik am Joanneum berufen wurde. --- Der in Olmütz geborene Anton Schrötter, Sohn eines Apothekers, studierte ab 1822 zunächst auf Wunsch seines Vaters in Wien Medizin, wechselte dann aber unter dem Einfluss von Friedrich Mohs zu den naturwissenschaftlichen Fächern, speziell der Mineralogie. 1827 erhielt er eine Assistentenstelle für Physik und Mathematik an der Universität Wien. 1830 wurde er Professor für Physik und Chemie am Technischen Institut Joanneum in Graz. Während eines halbjährigen Urlaubs im Jahre 1838 besuchte er chemische Institute in Göttingen, Heidelberg, Frankfurt und Paris. In Gießen machte er sich bei Justus von Liebig mit der organischen Elementaranalyse vertraut. Ab 1843 arbeitete er als Professor für technische Chemie am Polytechnischen Institut der Universität Wien und übernahm dort 1845 die Professur für allgemeine Chemie. Schrötter war neben Baumgartner, Ettingshausen und Haidinger einer der Begründer der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien und wurde 1850 ihr Generalsekretär. Die Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina wählte Schrötter 1856 zu ihrem Mitglied. Ab 1868 leitete er das österreichische Hauptmünzamt und wurde gleichzeitig zum Ministerialrat ernannt. Er wurde 1874 in den Ruhestand versetzt und eröffnete in seiner Wohnung ein Privatlaboratorium, in dem er Studien über Edelmetalle betrieb. 1875 starb er in Wien. Schrötter hat in seinem Leben ca. 60 wissenschaftliche Publikationen verfasst. Ab 1845 beschäftigte Schrötter sich intensiv mit Phosphor. 1848 gelang ihm der Nachweis der schon von Berzelius geäußerten Vermutung, dass roter Phosphor eine allotrope Modifikation des weißen Phosphors, nicht aber eine Phosphorverbindung ist. Schrötter wandelte weißen Phosphor durch Erhitzen in roten um, den man zeitweise Schrötterschen Phosphor nannte. Sein Verfahren zur Darstellung desselben revolutionierte die Streichholzindustrie, wo roter Phosphor schon bald als Bestandteil der Reibflächen genutzt wurde. Er war ein Organisator in Industrie und Wissenschaft sowie Berater bei den Vorbereitungen zur Novara-Expedition und zur Österreich-Ungarischen Nordpolexpedition. -

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        Symphonie No. 3... Ihres Majestät der Königin Victoria von England zugeeignet... Partitur. Op. 56. Eigenthum der Verleger. Pr. 5 Thlr. 15 Ngr. [Full score].

      Leipzig Breitkopf & Härtel 1843. Octavo. Newly bound in quarter dark green morocco with matching cloth boards, dark red title label gilt to spine. 2ff. (title, publisher's statement), 240 pp. Engraved throughout.. First Edition of the "Scotch" Symphony. Not in Krause or Hoboken. Ward Jones III, 740. The "Scotch" Symphony was inspired by Mendelssohn's visit to Scotland in 1829. "In a letter to his family dated 30th July he gives an account of a visit to Holyrood Palace: 'In the evening twilight we went to-day to the palace where Queen Mary lived and loved; a little room is shown there with a winding staircase leading up to the door; up this way they came and found Rizzio in that little room... and three rooms off there is a dark corner, where they murdered him. The chapel close to it is now roofless, grass and ivy grow there, and at that broken altar Mary was crowned Queen of Scotland. Everything is broken and mouldering and the bright sky shines in. I believe I found to-day in that old chapel the beginning of my Scotch Symphony.' The romantic approach to his subject is evident in the terms of the letter just quoted and in his other letters describing the view from Arthur's Seat and his visit to the Hebrides." Hill: The Symphony, p. 165.

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        Angers pittoresque.

      Angers, Librairie de Cosnier et Lachèse, 1843 - Grand In-4 (35,5 x 26,5cm). Textes de Lachèse avec 43 lithographies à pleine page sur papier de chine. Rousseurs.Relié demi-veau blond à coins, dos à nerfs. Plats en percaline bordeaux avec un décor de feuilles en relief. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Incidents of Travel In Yucatan - 2 Volumes

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1843. 8vo, 2 volumes, xii, 459; xiii, 478 pages, complete with 124 illus and plates including 2 folding frontispiece panoramas, plus folding map. Original publisher's cloth, very bright gilt, verly light foxing to only some plates, ownership inscription to front endpapers, very good condition. A stellar set of a book that often is heavily foxed. This classic and influential work opened up a whole new area of research into the Mayan people. The plates by Catherwood are most impressive and have become famous in themselves. Considerable archeological research followed Stephens discoveries, laying the foundation (so excellent were his judgments) on which Maya archaeology has since rested. Probably the most widely read and enjoyed books on American archaeology, these recount the adventures and describe most carefully, for the first time, the antiquities that Stephens and his artist-architect companion, Catherwood, encountered in the Maya country. The man who first awakened widespread American and English interest in the Maya ruins of Central America was John Lloyd Stephens. This a sequel to the author's earlier work cut short by illness in 1841, and is much scarcer, the plates and illustrations by Catherwood are better and even more impressive than the earlier work. These add to our astonishment by portraying the gigantic ruins of still more imposing structures, erected by the vanished race of peninsular aborigines. Describes and contains the account of over forty-four ruined cities, or places in which remains or vestiges of ancient population were found. These descriptions are accompanied by full illustrations from Daguerreotype views and drawings taken on the spot by Mr. Catherwood.. First Edition. Very Good.

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        We pity the plumage, but forget the dying bird. An address to the people on the Death of the Princess Charlotte.

      Thomas Rodd. Compton & Ritchie, 1843, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, First EditionSize: 14cm x 21,5cm, No date (c. 1843). 16 pages. Cover is rubbed, but still solid. Bookplates on front pastedown. Inside pages are in good condition, unmarked and tight. ***Rare. Originally issued in 1817, no copy of the first edition is known. Thomas Rodd issued the above reprint in or about 1843 and stated that the author printed only twenty copies of the original. Wise states "no example of this mysterious original has ever been unearthed; no trace of it beyond Rodd's own statement has ever been discovered; and no mention of any kind either of its printing or distribution is to be found in the correspondence of Shelley or any of his friends. My own opinion is that no original ever existed, that the private impression of twenty copies was a myth, and that Rodd's so-called facsimile reprint of 1843 is in fact the actual princeps of the Address.". Photos available upon request, Livre

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        Penitentiary near Pittsburgh. Zuchthaus. Penitentiaire.

      Ackermann London; Paris 1843 - Aquatint engraving with fine later hand-colouring by Karl Bodmer for the illustrated 'Travels in the Interior of North America between 1832-34' by Prince Maximilian Alexander Philipp Zu Wied-Neuweid, published in two volumes by Ackermann in London 1843. At the foot of each plate is the studio stamp, a blind embossed panel with the words 'C Bodmer/Direct'. Dimensions: 240 by 340mm. (9.5 by 13.5 inches). Vignette VI. Pittsburgh Penitentiary was considered to be very modern and an example not just in America but throughout Europe as well. Bodmer made his studies during the party's ten day stay in September 1832. From the illustrated 'Travels in the Interior of North America between 1832-34' by Prince Maximilian Alexander Philipp Zu Wied-Neuweid, published in two volumes by Ackermmann in London 1843. The finest work on American Indian life and the American Frontier, it is the result of an epic journey which took place at a time when the mass migrations of settlers and pioneers was about to alter irrevocably the unspoiled West. Karl Bodmer (1809-1893) was engaged by Prince Maximilian (already famed for his earlier explorations in Brazil) to provide a record of his travels among the Plains Indians of North America during 1833-34. His efforts show great versatility and technical virtuosity and give us a uniquely thorough, accomplished and detailed picture of a previously little understood (and soon to vanish) way of life. The most important part of their travels started from St Louis, whence they proceeded up the treacherous Missouri along the line of forts established by the the American Fur Company. At Bellevue they encountered their first Indians, then went on to make contact with the Sioux Tribe, learning and recording their little known ceremonial dances, their powerful pride and dignity. Transfering from the 'Yellow Stone' to another steamer the 'Assiniboine', they continued to Fort Clark, studying there the Mandan, Mintari and Crow Tribes, then the Cree and Assiniboine tribes at Fort Union, the main base of the American Fur Company. On a necessarily much smaller vessel they journeyed through the extraordinary geological scenery of that section of the Missouri to Fort Mackenzie in Montana. Established over a month there a cautious friendship developed with the fearsome Blackfoot Tribe. From this, the westernmost point reached, it was considered too dangerous to continue and the return journey downstream began. The winter brought its own difficulties and discomforts, but Bodmer was still able to execute numerous studies of villages, dances and, especially, the people, who were often intrigued and delighted by his work. The portraits are particularly notable for capturing individual personalities, as well as forming, together with Prince Maximilian's written studies, the primary accounts of what became virtually lost cultures. Abbey 615. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Signed the year Great Britain abolished slavery in all parts of the empire, Lord Aberdeen forwards a copy of a treaty with Chile to combat the slave trade

      "Printed Circular Letter Signed, ""Aberdeen,"" as Secretary for Foreign Affairs, 1 page, 8"" x 9.5"", ""Foreign Office,"" [London], April 30, 1843, addressed in manuscript on the verso to ""Edmund Molyneux Esq. &c. &c. &c."" forwarding copies [not present] of a treaty between Great Britain and Chile to suppress the slave trade. Some mild ink bleed-through from docket on verso, lightly soiled at folds on verso, else fine. Aberdeen's circular reads in full: ""I herewith transmit to you for your Information a Copy of a Treaty concluded at Santiago on the 19th of January 1839, and of an additional and explanatory Convention concluded at Santiago on the 7th of August 1841, between Her Majesty and the Republick [sic] of Chile, for the Abolition of the Slave Trade. The Ratifications of this Treaty and Convention were exchanged at Santiago on the 6th of August 1812."" In 1833, Parliament passed the British Slavery Abolition Act which ended slavery in most of the empire, save for possessions controlled by the East India Company, the island of Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and the Island of St. Helena. These three exceptions were eliminated by Parliament in 1843. The same year, the British government also concluded similar treaties to combat the slave trade with Mexico, Uruguay, and Bolivia. "

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        Die Traubenkultur an freistehenden Mauern.

      . Weimar: Bernhard Friedrich Voigt 1843. VIII + 169 + (2) pp. Later blank wrappers. Some foxing throughout..

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        Die Grundlehren der Pharmacie, 4 vols

      Erlangen, 1843-`47. First Edition. Original publisher's printed wrappers. A fine set; unopened. 8vo., There are some text illus.. A most important book in pharmaceutical science. It covers a wide variety of topics apart from the chemistry, e.g., there are lengthy sections devoted to medical jurisprudence, organic and inorganic sources for drugs, proper practices for the trade of pharmacist, toxicology, testing of pharmaceutical preparations etc.. The is copy is almost as new in the original publisher's printed wrappers.

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        The Last of the Barons.

      . By the Author of 'Rienzi.' 1st edition. 3 vols. London: Saunders and Otley 1843. Contemporary, a little worn halfleatherbindings with title printed in gold on spines; a few leaves weakly browning..

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        CATECHISM OF FLY MAKING, ANGLING AND DYEING. Comprising most essential Information.

      Published by the Author. Entered at Stationer?s Hall, Dec 8. 1843.LACKS THE TITLE PAGE DATED 1842, AND 1 PLATE OF A VIEW. Approximately 140 x 90 mm, 5½ x 3½ inches, all 5 engraved plates of flies are present, pages: engraved title page dated 1843, iii, [9], [3] - 130, page 36 being blank as in all copies we could locate, text complete, bound in contemporary full black straight - grain calf, gilt rules to spine, gilt title to upper cover, gilt rules to edges of covers, yellow endpapers, all edges gilt. Binding slightly rubbed, slight wear to head and tail of spine, slight wear to corners and edges, pale staining to title page and margins, plates foxed, a good copy only. See: Library of the late John Gerard Heckscher of New York, 202; Bibliotheca Piscatoria, A catalogue of Books on Angling by Westwood and Satchell, page 33. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Tre opbyggelige Taler.

      . 1. udgave. Kjöbenhavn 1843. 62 s. Ubeskaret i samtidigt, let slidt papiromslag, enkelte blade er ikke spraettet helt paent op.<br>Uncut in contemporary, a little worn papercover, a few leaves not cut up very nice. * 1st edition. Himmelstrup 57..

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        Des finances et du credit public de l'Autriche : de sa dette, de ses ressources financieres et de son systeme d'imposition / avec quelques rapprochemens entre ce pays, la Prusse et la France - [Complete in 2 volumes]

      Paris : J. Renouard, 1843, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionProvenance; From the library of the Foreign Office with theirinked stamp to the title. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Physical description; 2 v : tables (2 fold.) ; 22 cm. Subjects; Finance - Austria. Finance - Germany - Prussia. Finance - France. Referenced by: OCLC 19470668. Language; French.

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        CAVE-IN-ROCK

      LONDON 1843 - Vignette: VII Aquatint engraving by Karl Bodmer for the illustrated 'Travels in the Interior of North America between 1832-34' by Prince Maximilian Alexander Philipp Zu Wied-Neuweid, published in two volumes by Ackermann in London 1843. At the foot of each plate is the studio stamp, a blind embossed panel with the words 'C Bodmer/Direct'. The finest work on American Indian life and the American Frontier, it is the result of an epic journey which took place at a time when the mass migrations of settlers and pioneers was about to alter irrevocably the unspoiled West. Karl Bodmer (1809-1893) was engaged by prince Maximilian (already famed for his earlier explorations in Brazil) to provide a record of his travels among the Plains Indians of North America during 1833-34. His efforts show great versatility and technical virtuosity and give us a uniquely thorough, accomplished and detailed picture of a previously little understood (and soon to vanish) way of life. The most important part of their travels started from St Louis, whence they proceeded up the treacherous Missouri along the line of forts established by the the American Fur Company. At Bellevue they encountered their first Indians, then went on to make contact with the Sioux Tribe, learning and recording their little known ceremonial dances, their powerful pride and dignity. Transfering from the 'Yellow Stone' to another steamer the 'Assiniboine', they continued to Fort Clark, studying there the Mandan, Mintari and Crow Tribes, then the Cree and Assiniboine tribes at Fort Union, the main base of the American Fur Company. On a necessarily much smaller vessel they journeyed through the extraordinary geological scenery of that section of the Missouri to Fort Mackenzie in Montana, established over a month there a cautious friendship developed with the fearsome Blackfoot Tribe. From this, the westernmost point reached, it was considered too dangerous to continue and the return journey downstream began. The winter brought its own difficulties and discomforts, but Bodmer was still able to execute numerous studies of villages, dances and, especially, the people, who were often intrigued and delighted by his work. The portraits are particularly notable for their capturing of individual personalities, as well as forming, together with Prince Maximilian's written studies, the primary accounts of what became virtually lost cultures. Perfect condition Plate size: 10.75 x 12.5 inches Abbey 615 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Symbolik und Mythologie der alten Volken besonders der Griechen, Band 1, 3 & 4. Es umfasst diese Litographien: erster Band: 6 Tafeln, 1 ganzseitige Abbildung, 1 gefalt. Übersichtskarte genannt: Karte der alten Welt im fünften Jahrhundert vor Chr. Nach Herodot u. Rennell) + 7 Tafeln u. 1 kolorierte Tafel (Ficus religiosa & indica); dritter Band: 11 teils gefalt. Tafeln + 1 gefalt. Tabelle (zwischen S. 152 - 153) + 10 Tafeln u. 2 Farbtafeln + 7 Tafeln im Anhang. Vierter Band: 15 Tafeln + 7 Tafeln u. 1 Farbtafel (Blumeabbildung) Zweiter Band leider fehlt. Dritte, verbesserte Ausgabe

      Leipzig - Darmstadt: Carl Wilhelm Leske 1836 1842 1843 - HLDr.der Zeit mit Lederecken, XVI, 575 S., 850 S., 900 S., 8° mit reichvergoldeter Ornamentalrückenverzierung. Marmorierter Schnitt. Alle Exemplare auf Decken u. Rücken wenig berieben und bestoßen. Seiten und Abbildungen stellenweise etwas stockfleckig, sonst in sehr gutem Zustand. sehr guter Zustand. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A&#146; Marosvasarhelyt 1829-be nyomtatott Arithemetika Elejének részint röviditett, reszint bovitett, általán jobbitott, 's tisztáltabb kiadása

      Kali Simon, Marosvasarhely 1843 - An exceptionally fine copy, in the original boards, of Bolyai&#146;s work on the foundations of mathematics, and the last of the great works of Farkas Bolyai. It is in part based on the author&#146;s Az arithmethica eleje published in 1830 and on the second volume (the first volume being on geometry) of his magnum opus the Tentamen juventutem studiosam elementa matheseos purae, 1832-33, to which it frequently refers. This work enlarges and extends Bolyai&#146;s investigations into the principles of mathematics. Farkas Bolyai (1775-1856) was a close friend of Gauss and regarded by the latter as the only man who fully understood Gauss&#146; metaphysics of mathematics. "He can be taken as a precursor of Gottlob Frege, Pasch, and Georg Cantor; but, as with many pioneers, he did not enjoy the credit that accrued to those that followed him" (DSB). He had worked on the parallel postulate and the possibilities of a non-Euclidean geometry from his earliest days as a mathematician in Göttingen, and had corresponded with Gauss on the subject, even sending him a manuscript entitled Theoria parallelarum, but it was his son János who was to achieve the breakthrough. The text refers frequently to Gauss and Lagrange, along with other mathematicians such as Maclaurin and Taylor.Bolyai began this work in 1829 but only a short introduction and an excerpt were printed (in 1830) because he was under pressure with preparing for publication the Tentamen. At the time when this work was published, Bolyai was in despair as neither his son Janos nor he himself had received any recognition. He desperately wrote to Gauss (January 18th, 1848): &#145;Some years ago I have published another attempt [the present work] in Hungarian but without any results - Mathematics does not grow in this "China".&#146; Only one more letter to Gauss followed (February 6th 1853) before Bolyai&#146;s death in 1856. 8vo (207x123 mm), pp. xliv, 386, with two folding lithographed plates on blue paper, one with six folding slips with grey and pink wash colouring; some very occasional and light foxing, a very fine copy, entirely unrestored in original blue boards with paper label to spine. Very rare. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        CATECHISM OF FLY MAKING, ANGLING AND DYEING. Comprising most essential Information

      Published by the Author. Entered at Stationer?'s Hall, Dec 8. 1843.. LACKS THE TITLE PAGE DATED 1842, AND 1 PLATE OF A VIEW. Approximately 140 x 90 mm, 5½ x 3½ inches, all 5 engraved plates of flies are present, pages: engraved title page dated 1843, iii, [9], [3]-130, page 36 being blank as in all copies we could locate, text complete, bound in contemporary full black straight-grain calf, gilt rules to spine, gilt title to upper cover, gilt rules to edges of covers, yellow endpapers, all edges gilt. Binding slightly rubbed, slight wear to head and tail of spine, slight wear to corners and edges, pale staining to title page and margins, plates foxed, a good copy only. See: Library of the late John Gerard Heckscher of New York, 202; Bibliotheca Piscatoria, A catalogue of Books on Angling by Westwood and Satchell, page 33. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Catalog der Kaefer-Sammlung.

      Nürnberg, gedruckt auf Kosten des Verfassers, 1843. Royal-8vo (220 x 145 mm). pp. xii, 386, with 6 handcoloured engraved plates. Recent half calf, spine with gilt lines and lettering. With German and Latin registers of 26 pages; the beautiful plates are drawn and engraved by the author.//Horn & Schenkling 21702.

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        The Christmas Books: A Christmas Carol; The Chimes; The Battle of Life; Cricket on the Hearth; The Haunted Man and The Ghost&#39;s Bargain

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1843-48. First editions, first issues of all five of Charles Dickens&#39; Christmas Books. Octavo, original cloth, 5 volumes. A Christmas Carol, in Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas is first state binding ("D" intact, 14mm margin), half-title printed in blue, title-page printed in red and blue, verso printed in blue, hand-colored etched frontispiece and three hand-colored etched plates by John Leech, four wood-engravings in-text by W.J. Linton after Leech, 2pp. publisher&#39;s advertisements at the end. First edition, second impression per Smith, first impression, first issue per Todd YB43c (yellow endpapers, blue and red title-page, 1843 date, Stave One, remainder of text unrevised per Todd, also all per Scott save p.21, ln. 22, see supplement Table I Scott), one of three combinations that per Todd do not recur in the later issue, order 2 per Todd (no priority, outer b1 inner a1), sewers&#39; mark "12" and line to verso of ad leaf and recto rear endpaper, and with one of five points noted in VanderPoel (space between sentences p.127, ln. 22, is 4mm). Very light wear to the cloth, otherwise fine. The Chimes. A Goblin Story of Some Bells that Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year yellow endpapers, a.e.g., advertisement, half-title, engraved frontispiece and first state vignette title page. First edition, first issue, with internal flaws per Smith (save "h" p.166, some copies). In near fine condition. The Cricket on the Hearth. A Fairy Tale of Home yellow endpapers, a.e.g., half-title, frontispiece and vignette title page, first state ad leaf. First edition, first issue, with internal flaws (save p.iv and 79). Front inner hinge cracked; manuscript inscription to title page. The Battle of Life. A Love Story has yellow endpapers, a.e.g., half-title, advertisements, frontispiece and second state vignette title page [Todd C2, Eckel 2]. First edition, with four internal flaws per Smith. In near fine condition. The Haunted Man and The Ghost&#39;s Bargain. A Fancy for Christmas-Time. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1848. 12mo, original red cloth, yellow endpapers, a.e.g., advertisements, frontispiece and vignette title page. First edition, with internal flaws noted per Smith (save pp.iv and 122, some copies). In near fine condition. Housed in a custom clamshell box. An exceptional set, uncommon in this condition.A Christmas Carol "may readily be called the Bible of Christmas&#133; It was issued about ten days before Christmas, 1843, and 6000 copies were sold on the first day&#133; the number of reprintings have been so many that all attempts at the figures have been futile. Altogether 24 editions were issued in the original format" (Eckel, 110). "It was a work written at the height of Dickens&#39; great powers, which would add to his considerable fame, bring a new work to the English language, increase the festivities at Christmastime, and contain his most eloquent protest at the condition of the poor" (John Mortimer). "Suddenly conceived and written within a few weeks, [A Christmas Carol] was the first of Dickens&#39; Christmas books (a new literary genre thus created incidentally)&#133; it was an extraordinary achievement&#151;the one great Christmas myth of modern literature."

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        The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit (20 Parts in 19)

      Chapman & Hall, London 1843 - First Edition, First Printing. This is the TRUE FIRST EDITION in the original monthly parts. A beautiful copy. These ORIGINAL 20 parts in 19 are bound with the publisher's blue/green wrappers with illustrations by Phiz. The wrappers are complete with some repair. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates. Overall, a wonderful set housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        THE IRISH SKETCH-BOOK By Mr M A Titmarsh [pseudonym]

      London: Chapman and Hall,. 1843. 12mo, two inserted engraved frontispiece plates and 38 illustrations in the text after Thackeray,. original green cloth, front and rear panels stamped in blind, spine panels stamped in gold, cream coated endpapers.. Appears to be a married set. The green cloth of volume one is a dark. green cloth while volume two is a medium green cloth. Both half title. leaves are present, as is the blank leaf preceding the half title. leaf in volume two. The inserted frontispieces are foxed with some. offset onto the title pages. Volume one is near fine. Volume two is. slightly leaned, has a small label of the Leighlin Bridge Book. Society affixed to the front paste-down, and has a large, but not. unpleasant, damp stain to the cloth on the rear cover. Still a. pleasing set. Uncommon in the original cloth. (#114150). First edition. Thackeray "made a trip to Ireland in 1842 and stayed for a time with the novelist Lever. THE IRISH SKETCH-BOOK, which annoyed the Irish very much, appeared in 1843, and in the dedication to Lever, Thackeray used his own name for the first time." - Kunitz and Haycraft (eds), British Authors of the Nineteenth Century, p. 615. Van Duzer 96.

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        The Borough of Stoke-Upon-Trent, in the Commencement of the Reign of ... Queen Victoria : Comprising its History, Statistics, Civil Polity, & Traffic ... Also, the Manorial History of Newcastle-Under-Lyme, and Incidental Notices of ... (Truncated)

      London, W. Lewis & Son, 1843, Hardback, First EditionFull Book Title: The Borough of Stoke-Upon-Trent, in the Commencement of the Reign of ... Queen Victoria : Comprising its History, Statistics, Civil Polity, & Traffic ... Also, the Manorial History of Newcastle-Under-Lyme, and Incidental Notices of Other Neighbouring...Very good copy in the original, full patterned-aniline calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with the original label replaced; very impressively finished. An uncommonly good example; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 600 pages; Physical desc. : xv, [1], 600, lxvii, [1], 16 p. 15 pl. , 3 port. (incl. Front. ) 2 maps, 1 facsim. , 1 geneal. Tab. 27 cm. Subject; Newcastle-under-Lyme (England) . Publication begun in numbers, 8 of which issued by the author with Simeon Shaw who then retired (having contributed nothing after chapter X) and Ward completed the work alone. ASSOCIATION; this copy is that of Shaw's sister with WARD'S INSCRP

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        The Christmas Books: A Christmas Carol; The Chimes; The Battle of Life; Cricket on the Hearth; The Haunted Man and The Ghost's Bargain

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1843-48. First editions, first issues of all five of Charles Dickens' Christmas Books. Octavo, original cloth, 5 volumes. A Christmas Carol, in Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas is first state binding ("D" intact, 14mm margin), half-title printed in blue, title-page printed in red and blue, verso printed in blue, hand-colored etched frontispiece and three hand-colored etched plates by John Leech, four wood-engravings in-text by W.J. Linton after Leech, 2pp. publisher's advertisements at the end. First edition, second impression per Smith, first impression, first issue per Todd YB43c (yellow endpapers, blue and red title-page, 1843 date, Stave One, remainder of text unrevised per Todd, also all per Scott save p.21, ln. 22, see supplement Table I Scott), one of three combinations that per Todd do not recur in the later issue, order 2 per Todd (no priority, outer b1 inner a1), sewers' mark "12" and line to verso of ad leaf and recto rear endpaper, and with one of five points noted in VanderPoel (space between sentences p.127, ln. 22, is 4mm). Very light wear to the cloth, otherwise fine. The Chimes. A Goblin Story of Some Bells that Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year yellow endpapers, a.e.g., advertisement, half-title, engraved frontispiece and first state vignette title page. First edition, first issue, with internal flaws per Smith (save "h" p.166, some copies). In near fine condition. The Cricket on the Hearth. A Fairy Tale of Home yellow endpapers, a.e.g., half-title, frontispiece and vignette title page, first state ad leaf. First edition, first issue, with internal flaws (save p.iv and 79). Front inner hinge cracked; manuscript inscription to title page. The Battle of Life. A Love Story has yellow endpapers, a.e.g., half-title, advertisements, frontispiece and second state vignette title page [Todd C2, Eckel 2]. First edition, with four internal flaws per Smith. In near fine condition. The Haunted Man and The Ghost's Bargain. A Fancy for Christmas-Time. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1848. 12mo, original red cloth, yellow endpapers, a.e.g., advertisements, frontispiece and vignette title page. First edition, with internal flaws noted per Smith (save pp.iv and 122, some copies). In near fine condition. Housed in a custom clamshell box. An exceptional set, uncommon in this condition. A Christmas Carol "may readily be called the Bible of Christmas… It was issued about ten days before Christmas, 1843, and 6000 copies were sold on the first day… the number of reprintings have been so many that all attempts at the figures have been futile. Altogether 24 editions were issued in the original format" (Eckel, 110). "It was a work written at the height of Dickens' great powers, which would add to his considerable fame, bring a new work to the English language, increase the festivities at Christmastime, and contain his most eloquent protest at the condition of the poor" (John Mortimer). "Suddenly conceived and written within a few weeks, [A Christmas Carol] was the first of Dickens' Christmas books (a new literary genre thus created incidentally)… it was an extraordinary achievement—the one great Christmas myth of modern literature."

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        The Game of English Blood Royal

      1843 - LANGDON, WILLIAM CHAUNCY. The Game of English Blood Royal. New Orleans (1846). (80)ff. Third edition, revised and corrected; first stereotype edition, entered in the District Court of Massachusetts, 1846. Game consisting of 80 cards, measuring 3 3/4 by 2 3/4 inches. 36 cards represent monarchs. These show a woodcut portrait in an octagonal frame, and list numerous facts such as dates, names of parents and spouses, major events and people of their reign, and manner of death. 43 represent nobility close to the crown, and list facts without portraits. The 80th card gives the rules of the game, which is intended to teach English history. Complete and in fine condition, housed in the original green cloth box, with gilt titling and picture. Extremely educational: who could forget that Henry II died of vexation, John, Duke of Bedford, of mortification and anxiety, or Henry I of eating lampreys?

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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