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        ISTORIA DELL'ORATORIO E DELLA VENERABILE ARCICONFRATERNITA DI SANTA MARIA DELLA MISERICORDIA DELLA CITTÀ DI FIRENZE. Firenze, Cartoleria Peratoner (coi Tipi di V.Batelli e Compagni), 1843.

      - "Accresciuta, corretta e con note illustrata dall'abate Pietro Pillori, con brevi cenni sulle altre Compagnie simili istituite in Toscana". Opera dedicata all'Arcivescovo di Firenze Ferdinando Minnucci. Cm.26,5x19,5. Pg.(8),212;72,(4). Legatura in mz.pelle, con titoli e fregi in oro al dorso e piatti marmorizzati. Lievi fioriture. Opera adorna di 33 nitide incisioni su rame, realizzate da E.Corsi, A.Verico, G.Scotto, Devegni, Santalmasi, Carocci, L.Giarre da opere e disegni di Francesco Granacci, Giovanni Martini da Udine, Bonsignori, Lodovico Cardi da Cigoli, Santi di Tito, Frullani, Nocchi, Simon Memmi, Alessandro Allori il Bronzino, Pietro Gia-Rè, S.Papi. L'Opera si divide in due parti: la prima parte tratta della storia dell'Istituto fiorentino, cui segue uno "Stradario della città di Firenze, sua divisione e parrocchie" con dettagliata indicazione di piazze, canti, vie, vicoli, chiassi, volte e ponti, con relativa ubicazione. La seconda parte contiene "Istoria delle principali Compagnie di Misericordia istituite in Toscana ed affigliate a quella di Firenze". Le tavole della prima parte raffigurano il fondatore della Compagnia della Misericordia, Pietro di Luca Borsi, alcune vedute fiorentine e immagini bibliche. Le tavole della seconda parte illustrano vedute e particolari delle Confraternite di Montepulciano, Livorno, Prato, Sinalunga, Siena e Pescia. Al foglio di guardia anteriore ex libris Giannalisa Feltrinelli: il presente esemplare proviene dalla celebre raccolta. > Fossati Bellani, II, 3130. Bigazzi, 4111. Lozzi, I, 1851.

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        Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages From the Seventh to the Seventeenth Century (2 Volumes)

      London: William Pickering, 1843. First Edition. Quarter-Leather. Very Good. Red quarter-leather bindings with raised bands, gold titling to spine, marbled cover boards. Slight darkening to spines from sunning, but even and consisent on each volume. Top head of foredge gilded. Interior has numerous illustrations, almost all hand-colord. Volume 1 includes a hand illuminated title page that precedes the regular title page. Volumes contained in custom slipcase made by bookseller's in-house bindery. Photographs gladly provided.

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        Nouveau Manuel Complet de Galvanoplastie - suivi d'Un traité de Daguerreotypie (a Treatise on Daguerreotypy) - Manuels Roret - encyclopedie

      La librairie Encyclopedique de Roret 1843 - An extremely early manual on the Daguerreotype with an inscription dated January 1843. Title page lists: "Traité Complémentaire de Daguerreotypie, contenant tous les perfectionnements qui ont été publiés relativement à cet art depuis sa découverte; La description et l'usage des nouveaux appareils; et des notes détaillées sur l'emploi des substances accélératrices, sur les portraits daguerriens et sur les papiers photogéniques. Par un Amateur.". Pages are mostly clean with a spot here and there. Paper is wavy, 453 p. total (daguerreotype section starts at p. 317). Two folding plates with a total of 36 figures showing the complete daguerrian equipment and multiple variants by Lerebours, Gaudin, Chevalier, Foucault, Buron. Very nicely rebound in bordeaux calf with gilt title and raised bands on spine, and marbled boards.The first part is the "Nouveau Manuel Complet de Galvanoplastie" by M. Smée. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Neurypnology; or the rationale of nervous sleep

      John Churchill, London 1843 - Braid, James (1795?-1860). Neurypnology; or, the rationale of nervous sleep, considered in relation with animal magnetism. xxii, 265, [1, addenda and errata]pp. London: John Churchill; Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1843. 170 x 107 mm. Original green cloth, blindstamped, title in gilt on spine, tiny split in front hinge, small stain on back cover; boxed. Very good copy. Gift inscription dated 1845 on front free endpaper.First Edition of the first full-length scientific treatise on what is now known as hypnotism. Braid, a Manchester surgeon, began a scientific investigation of mesmerism in the early 1840s and soon became convinced that the effects produced did not depend on a physical "magnetic influence" passing from practitioner to subject, but instead were subjective phenomena caused by physiological changes in the person mesmerized (he would later reject his early physiological theory for others that gave greater recognition to suggestibility and psychic state). When he published Neurypnology 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. Braid's methods of hypnosis were published in France circa 1860, where they exerted an important influence on the work of Broca, Charcot, Liébeault and Bernheim, whose teachings in turn influenced the work of Sigmund Freud. Crabtree 465. Garrison-Morton 4993. Fulton & Stanton I.17. Hunter & Macalpine, pp. 906-910. Norman 324. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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, Weigel, 1843 - 8°, XII; 403 S., 12 lithographierten Tafeln (davon 8 getönt und 2 gefaltet), 8 Textholzstiche., Orig.-Broschur (Interimseinband), Min. stockfleckig, Falttaf. im Falz gerissen (hinterlegt), Bindung etwas locker, insgesamt schönes Exempalr. Seltene, erste deutsche Ausgabe. Burnes (1805 - 1841), Cousin des Dichters Robert Burns, war Offizier der "'Bengal Infantry" der Britischen Ostindien-Kompanie, reiste 1836 im Auftrag der britischen Regierung zu Dost Mohammed, dem unberechenbaren Herrscher von Afghanistan, nach Kabul. Im Frühjahr 1838 mußte er Kabul verlassen, kehrte 1839 mit der britischen Armee zurück und wurde bei einem Aufstand getötet. Er lieferte im vorliegenden Werk und a. die erste Wörtersammlung der bisher unbekannten Sprache der Siahposch (Kafir). Das Werk geht ausführlich auf die politische, wirtschaftliche Situation und das gesellschaftliche Leben in Afghanistan ein und beschreibt die Kämpfe zwischen Afghanen und Sikhs. Die Tafeln mit Ansichten von Kabul und Amritsar, außerdem baktrische Münzen, Inschriften, Porträts (Burnes in der Tracht von Buchara, Mohammed Khan, Hyat Kafila Bashi), etc. Die Beschreibung des Wirtschaftslebens mit interessanten Details, z. B. Verzeichnis der Läden auf dem Basar von Dera Ghazi Khan am Indus, Liste der Import- und Export-Artikel auf dem Basar zu Kabul. 1100 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Encyclopédie Anatomique, Comprenant L'anatomie Descriptive, L'anatomie Générale, L'anathomie Pathologique, L'histoire Du Développement, et Celle Des Races Humaines. Tome II et Tome VIII.

      Chez J-B Baillière, Paris 1843 - 315 x 240 mm. 2 tomes réunis ensemble dans une demi reliure au dos avec filets dorés et noirs lég passé, plats marbrés. Tome II: Traité d'Ostéologie et de Syndesmologie, par S-T Soemmerring; Traité de la Mécanique des Organes de la Locomotion, par G.et E. Weber : Atlas de 17 planches: explication des planches 8p, planches lithographiques pleine page, imprimées chez Lemercier. Tome VIII: Traité du Développement de l'Homme et des Mammifères, par T-L-G Bischoff: Atlas de 16 planches: explication des planches 12p, planches lithographiques imprimées chez Lemercier. Quelques rousseurs. Deux tomes rarement réunis dans un même ouvrage. Gd In4 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyage En Abyssinie, Dans Le Pays Des Galla, De Choa Et D'Ifat; Précédé D'Une Excursion Dans L'Arabie Heureuse.

      Paris: L.Passard & Lavigne, 1843. - 4 Volumes. 8vo. pp. 367; 1 p.l., 362; 1 p.l., 379; 1 p.l., 383. large folding engraved map. A pretty set in contemporary blind-stamped chagrin, all edges gilt (light wear to extremities, some foxing throughout). Second Edition (first: 1838). Combes and Tamisier spent two years in Abyssinia and Yemen, from March 1835 to March 1837, visiting Axum, Adua, Galla, Tigré, Debra-Tabor, Tana, Gondar, Massawa, &c. Combes was a former vice-consul at Scala Nova in Asia Minor, and a future vice-consul at Rabat in Morocco. In 1846 he published an account of his 1841 travels in Egypt and Nubia. In addition to describing their journey, the travellers provide a history of the country and comment on local manners and customs, trade and commerce, government, &c. The last chapters are devoted to the errors made by previous Europeans who came to Abyssinia: Bruce, Valentia, and Salt. Gay 2616. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Voyage of Discovery Towards the North Pole Performed in His Majesty's Ships Dorthea and Trent under the Command of David Buchan, R.N., 1818

      Richard Bentley, London 1843 - 351 pp, with engraved frontispiece, map tipped in at front pastedown (originally in a pocket), and five additional engravings, including two folding panoramic views. First edition in original binding (rebacked, with most of original spine laid down), in custom quarter-leather slipcase and chemise. Corners rubbed, some foxing (mainly to plates), all else very good. Buchan (b. 1780) was provided with detailed orders to find a passage through the ice at the North Pole and then to sail through Bering Strait into the Pacific Ocean. His second in command was Lt. (later Sir) John Franklin, who captained the Trent, on which the author served. The two ships spent many weeks stuck in pack ice northwest of Spitsbergen, and ultimately were too heavily damaged by high winds to carry on. Though they failed to find a route across the pole, the expedition did produce many valuable scientific and cartographic observations (DCB; Arctic Bib 1230). Beechey's narrative is only first-hand account of the expedition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Voyage of Discovery Towards the North Pole, Performed in His Majestys Ships Dorothea and Trent, Under the Command of Captain David Buchan, R. N.; 1818; to Which is Added, a Summary of All the early Attempts to Reach the Pacific by Way of the Pole

      Richard Bentley, London 1843 - Pages, ix, (1), 351. Illustrated with 6 full page engravings, including 2 folding panoramic views. Spine damage with loss, part of spine with part of title details loosely inserted in book. Front hinge broken. The frontis & full page illustrations are foxed & two have small edge nicks at margins. Folding plates clean with tear to lower part of one. Repaired on rear of plate. This is the rare first edition of the first published record of the 1818. Arctic expedition seeking a Northwest Passage. In need of restoration. Lacking folding map. An important work. Ex - priory library with two stamps on title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Secrets merveilleux de la magie naturelle & cabalistique du Petit Albert, traduits exactement sur l'original Latin, intitule: Alberti Parvi Lucii libellus de mirabilibus naturae arcanis

      B. Renaud, Paris 1843 - Duodecimo. 144 pp. With woodcut frontispiece and 5 folding woodcut plates STRANGE AND WONDERFUL GRIMOIRE, AN EXCELLENT UNCUT COPY IN ORIGINAL CONDITION. * This is very scarce edition of the so-called "Little Albert" (in difference to Albert the Great), being a well-known collection of magical absurdities and impossiblilities, of which there are numerous reprints. It is claimed that this text was written by Albertus Magnus in 1272, in French. * The preface states: "Voici une nouvelle edition du Livres des merveilleux Secrets du Petit Albert, connu en Latin sous le titre d'Alberte Parvi Lucii, Libellus de Mirabilibus Naturae Arcanis. L'auteur a qui on l'attribue, a ete un de ces grands-hommmes qui par le peuple ignorant ont ete accusez de magie. C'etait autrefois le sort de tous les grands esprits qui possedaient quelque chose d'extraordinaire dans les sciences, de les traiter de magiciens. C'est peut-etre par cette raison, que le petit tresor est devenu si rare, parce que les superstitieux ont fait scrupule de s'en servir; il s'est presque comme perdu, car une personne distinguee dans le monde a eu la curiosite (a ce qu'on assure) d'en offrir plus de mille florins pour un seul exemplaire, encore ne l'a-t-on pu decouvrir que depuis peu dans la bibliotheque d'un tres-grand homme, qui l'a bien voulu donner pour ne plus priver le public d'un si riche tresor." * "C'est parmi les livres populaires, le plus celebre et peut-etre le plus absurde. Il est tout naturel que le livre des secrets ait ete attribue a Albert le Grand, car ce docteur, tres savant pour son epoque, eut, parmi ces contemporains, la reputation d'etre sorcier. Le Livre des Secrets du Petit Albert est moins complet, mais le fonds reste le meme" (Brunet). Cf. Ferguson, Bibliotheca Chemica p. 17 & Ferguson, "Bibliographical notes on Books of Secrets," Part IV. IN VERY GOOD CONDITION (wrappers trifle worn or soiled) Uncut copy in original printed wrappers with lithograph of an astronomer and an observatory on back cover [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Malerisches Allerlei. Eine Stahlstich-Sammlung von Portraits, Landschaften, Städte-Ansichten, Abbildungen von Statuen und Bauwerken, von Kunstblättern, besonders nach modernen Malern, und solchen Gegenständen, die für die gegenwärtige Zeit von lebhafterem Interesse sind. Mit 108 Stahlstichen und erläuterndem Texte.

      Baumgärtner's Buchhandlung,, Leipzig, 1843 - 1.-3. Bd. in 1 Bd. Leipzig, Baumgärtner's Buchhandlung, 1843; 1845; 1847. Quer-4° (21,2x28 cm). 2 Bl., 81 S., 1 S. Mit 36 Stahlstichtafeln; 2 Bl., 77 S. Mit 36 Stahltstichtafeln; 2 Bl., 70 S. Mit 36 Stahlstichtafeln. Neuerer HLdr.-Bd. mit goldgepr. Rückentitel. Ansichten: Das neue Theater zu Dresden, Brand im Tower zu London, Insel Tschusan, Peking, Napoleon's Leichenzug von dem Dome der Invaliden zu Paris, Beirut, Kabul, die neue Börse zu Hamburg, Alexandrien, Barcelona, Hongkong, Dom zu Köln, Eingang zu dem Kojak-Passe in Afghanistan, Hohenschwangau, der neue königliche Palast in Athen, Alexandersäule in Petersburg, Etna, Turin, Konzertsaal im Gewandhause zu Leipzig, Ruinen des Palstes von Palenque, Palast des Präsidenten der vereinigten Staaten zu Washington, Kroll's Wintergarten, Panama, die Citadelle von Tanger, Hafen von Cadir, die vier Gerichtshöfe zu Dublin und O'Connell's Process, Marocco, die neue Börse in London, Ansicht der Mündung des Bosprous, Luzern, Elbbrücke zu Dresden, Königsberg, die neue Nicolai-Kirche zu Hamburg, Krakau, das königliche Hoftheater zu Lissabon, das Hippodrome in Paris, u.v.a. - (Teils etwas stockfleckig. Im 3. Band S. 5/6 und die 2 Tafeln "Camoëns im Gefängnisse zu Goa" und "Die Denksäule auf dem Wilsdrufer Platze in Dresden" mit grossen Fleck in der Ecke). Neuerer HLdr.-Bd. mit goldgepr. Rückentitel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Vicar of Wakefiled

      London: John Van Voorst, 1843 - Publisher John Van Voorst's copy, with his booklabel -and according to his note on the flyleaf, a "Very superior copy, one of two selected by the Artist, Mulready, from the sheets. J.V.V." With an autograph note by Mulready tipped-in at the rear and two autograph letters - from Van Voorst to French statesman Edouard Drouyn de Lhyus offering the present volume, and a thank-you letter in return (BINDING, HAYDAY) First edition thus. 8vo. 32 illustrations by William Mulready. xv, [i], 306, [6, ads] pp. Bound in full contemporary dark purple morocco, covers with triple fillet gilt border surrounding gilt dentelle tooling, spine in six compartmets, lettered in gilt, a.e.g., by Hayday. Fine, and a custom cloth box. Ray, England, 62; Provenance: John Van Voorst, publisher (his booklabel and inscription); Edouard Drouyn de Lhyus (ALS from Van Voorst) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Works of Jeremy Bentham, Published Under the Superintendence of His Executor, John Bowring

      William Tait, Edinburgh 1843 - 11 volumes, complete. First published edition of Bentham's collected works. Contemporary (original) half calf over marble paper boards, morocco title labels, raised bands, gilt embossed compartments, marbled endpapers and edges. Containing the classic works by the father of Utilitarian philosophy. Volume one lacks title page, title labels missing on vols. 2, 3, 5, & 10; some overall general rubbing, internally clean and bright. Remains a handsome set in original victorian binding of a classic work in philosophy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Burgraves Trilogie

      E. Michaud, Paris 1843 - half-title, xxix, 188pp., (1)p. table, bound in 3/4 red morocco over marbled paper covered boards, raised bands with compartments uflly gilt decorated in a floral motif, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker. This is an historical play by Hugo, first performed by the Comedie-Francaise on 7 May 1843. (as stated on the verso of the title page) It takes place along the Rhine and features the return of Emperor Barbarossa. A lovely copy. Size: Octavo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Manuscript lecture notes for a series of lectures by Valentine Mott and C R Gilman

      [New York], 1843 - `45. Unique. Three quarter calf with marbled bds.. A very good copy; some scuffing to the binding. 4to.,Ephraim Clark attended the 1843 lectures of V Mott. He also attended the lectures of CR Gilman in 1844 and 1845. The volume offered here is appx. 300 pages in length. The Gilman lectures are recorded in shorthand; the Mott lectures in regular script. Each occupies about half the volume. Preceding the lectures are about ten pages of notes for cases introduced by doctors Post, Parker, and Buck. Mott's course of surgical lectures is an ambitious and aggressive approach to medicine and surgery. The cases are complex and Mott, whose opinions and statements are recorded by Clark, is often incorrect in his conclusions and observations; this is especially so when discussing neuro-surgical procedures. A marvelous record by one of the foremost surgeons of the period. Kelly & Burrage, 468 and 880.

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        The White Castles on the Upper Missouri [Tab. 37]

      London, published by Ackerman & Co. 1843 - Karl Bodmer. From Travels in the Interior of North America 1832-1834. Hand colored aquatint engraving. Paper size approximately 15 1/4" x 20". Print has been restored. Karl Bodmer was a little-known Swiss painter when he was chosen by Prince Maximilian of Prussia to accompany his voyage to America, in order to document in pictorial terms the expedition. With the rest of Maximilian’s company, the two traveled among the Plains Indians from 1832 to 1834, a time when the Plains and the Rockies were still virtually unknown. They arrived in the West before acculturation had begun to change the lives of the Indians, and Bodmer, who was a protegé of the great naturalist von Humbolt, brought a trained ethnologist’s eye to the task. The Bodmer/Maximilian collaboration produced a record of their expedition that is incontestably the finest early graphic study of the Plains tribes.Maximilian and Bodmer journeyed from St. Louis up the Missouri River on the American Fur Company steamboat “Yellowstone,” stopping at a series of forts built by the Fur Company and meeting their first Indians at Bellevue. The travelers continued on another steamboat, “Assiniboin,” to Fort Union, where they met the Crees and Assiniboins. The expedition spent its first winter at Fort Clark, where the Mandans in particular excited Bodmer’s attention, although he was also to draw the Minatarri and Crow peoples. The explorers continued by keelboat to Fort Mackenzie, which proved to be the westernmost point of their journey. After living among and studying the Blackfeet for several weeks, Maximilian decided that it was too dangerous to continue, so the travelers returned southward, reaching St. Louis in May 1834.After the conclusion of the journey, Bodmer spent four years in Paris supervising the production of the aquatints made from his drawings. These prints rank with the finest Western art in any medium, and they are the most complete record of the Plains Indians before the epidemics of the mid-19th century had decimated their numbers, and before the white man’s expansion had taken their lands. In contrast to other artist-explorers of the 19th century, such as George Catlin, Bodmer was well-trained in the classic European tradition. The work that he did in America is considered to be the high point of a distinguished career. Perhaps more significant, the plates made from Bodmer's sketches were the first truly accurate images of the Plains Indians to reach the general public. Because the 1837 smallpox epidemic killed more than half the Blackfeet and almost all the Mandans, Bodmer’s visually striking work, together with prince Maximilian’s detailed studies of these tribes, form the primary accounts of what became virtually lost cultures. These spectacular and atmospheric images are important and beautiful records of the landscape of the American West as it appeared when Bodmer saw it, just before westward expansion took hold and began the indelible transformation of the frontier.

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        Raccolta di decorazioni interne che comprende quanto si riferisce all'addobbamento. Riveduta la traduzione da Francesco Lazzari. con notevoli giunte di Giuseppe Borsato.

      coi tipi di Giuseppe Antonelli,, Venezia, 1843 - 2 voll. in-folio (490x320mm), di cui il primo di testo, constante di pp. 177 (testo originale francese e traduzione italiana a fronte), ed il secondo di tavole, in legatura coeva in m. pelle marrone con titolo e fregi dorati ai dorsi e piatti marmorizzati. 72 tavv. finemente incise in rame con raffiurazioni di mobili e suppellettili "come vasi, tripodi, candelabri, vasi per profumi, lumiere, candelieri a braccia e semplici, cammini e loro fornimenti, stufe, orologi a pendolo, tavole, scrivanie, letti, canapè, sedie a bracciuoli e semplici, sgabelli, specchiere, para-fuochi, ecc. ecc.". Mancano le 48 tavv. di aggiunta di decorazioni, suppellettili ed altri oggetti d'ornamento di Giuseppe Brusato. Doppio frontespizio, francese e italiano, con vignette incise su rame con raffigurazioni di medaglie conferite all'Antonelli per la sua attività tipografica. Cuffie anticamente restaurate. Una piega ad una carta, qualche leggera brunitura, ma, nel complesso, ottimo esemplare. Prima edizione italiana del Recueil de décorations intérieures (1812), fondamentale repertorio sulla decorazione d'interno che concorse in modo decisivo alla codificazione e alla diffusione in Europa dello Stile Impero, in parte inventato dagli stessi Percier e Fontaine, architetti ufficiali di Napoleone. "Sono 72 tavole piene d'ogni sorta di elegantissimi disegni, presi dall'antico, e accozzati con un gusto infinito, eseguiti con tutta la precisione, e accompagnati da spiegazioni in un testo ben succinto, e ben chiaro: opera utile ad ogni ramo delle Arti" (Cicognara). Percier e Fontaine, autentici Dioscuri del Neoclassicismo prima e dell'Impero poi, attivi insieme dal 1789, furono gli architetti del Louvre e delle Tuileries (1804-'48), progettarono l'Arc de Triomphe du Carousel (1806) e lavorarono a Versailles e a Fontainebleau (Fontaine fu anche architetto in proprio, progettando la cappella alla memoria di Luigi XVI a Parigi e l'Hôtel Dieu di Pontoise). "Ces deux dessinateurs précis, purs et pleins de goût, firent dans leur art une révolution analogue à celle que David opéra dans la peinture" (Hoefer, Nouvelle Biographie Générale). Cicognara, 605. Venezia nell'età di Canova, 193. Cfr. Brunet, IV, col. 489. Graesse, V, p. 197. Berlin Katalog, 4055. Fowler, p. 201. Fleming & Honour, Dictionary of the Decorative Arts, p. 300. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Neue vollständige Anleitung zur Behandlung, Benutzung und Schätzung der Forsten. Ein Handbuch für Forstbesitzer und Forstbeamte.

      Berlin, Veit 1843-55;. Verschiedene Auflagen; 5 Bände; 243, 501, 415, 420, 437 Seiten; HLdr d. Zt. mit reicher Rückenvergoldung (Name und Inventarnummer auf Vorsatz; gute, dekorative Reihe); Verschiedene Auflagen;. Im einzelnen: Band 1: Literatur-Nachweisung. Kritisches Repertorium der Forstwirthschaft und ihrer Hülfswissenschaften. 2. Aufl. 1855; Band 2: Holzkenntnis und Holzerziehung. Das forstliche Verhalten der deutschen Waldbäume und ihre Erziehung. 3. Aufl. 1854; 3. Band: Forstschutz und Forstpolizeilehre, im Anhange die Nachweisung der preußischen Forstpolizeigesetze. 2. Aufl. 1845; 4. Band: Forstbenutzung und Forsttechnologie. 2. Aufl. 1845; 5. Band: Die Forsttaxation in ihrem ganzen Umfange. 2. Aufl. 1843. SEHR SELTEN IN DIESER VOLLSTÄNDIGKEIT!

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        [Maberly, Samuel Edward] Aliquis (pseud.)

      . London: Tilt and Bogue, 1843. 1 sheet : col. ill. ; 8.5 x 184 cm. folded to 8.5 x 24 cm. Sympathetic light restoration to splits in the paper, reattaching the panorama strips. Circular stain on upper cover (water glass?), internally fresh and clean with bright vibrant coloring. Hand colored continuous strip-etching illustrating the nursery rhyme.Preserved inside and affixed to an oblong pictorial folder with the verse printed in English and French on upper cover; inside are additional translations of the nursery rhyme in Hebrew, Latin, Welsh, Greek, German, and Italian. Abbey, Life in England, 559 (variant with only four translations on verso of front cover). A rare ephemeral piece, no copy recorded at auction, no copy (8/09) listed on line. COPAC notes 5 copies in the UK: a facsimile was issued in 1993 which makes locating US copies tricky but Cotsen records a copy at Princeton.

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        (1.:) Geschichte der helvetischen Republik vor ihrer Gründung (...) (2.:) Geschichte der Eidgenossenschaft während der Herrschaft der Vermittlungsakte. (3.:) Geschichte der Eidgenossenschaft während der sogenannten Restaurationsepoche. (4.:) Geschichte der Eidgenossenschaft während der Zeit des sogeheissenen Fortschrittes.

      Bern u. Zürich, Chr. Fischer, u.Stämpfli u. Friedrich Schulthess u. J. Körber, 1843-1858.. 3 Bde.; 2 Bde.; 3 Bde.; 3 Bde. 8°. Pappbde. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Rückenschildern (teilw. stärker bestossen).. HBLS 6, 791, 30. - Barth 5013. - Sammlung von 4 apart erschienenen Werken in jeweils erster Ausgabe. Johann Anton Tillier (1792-1854) Jurist, Regierungsrat, Landammann u. Nationalrat, wurde hauptsächlich durch seine Geschichtswerke bekannt. - Mit 4 (stellenweise getilgten) Exlibris, 4 kl. Nummernschildern sowie Namenszügen von alter Hand auf u. verso fl. Vorsätzen. 2 Werke in Format u. marmoriertem Einband gering abweichend.

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        STEAMER LEAVING FOLKESTONE PIER

      No date but c.1843-44. - Pen and sepia ink wash drawing on paper, 4.25 x 7.25 inches, laid on to card, mounted, framed in reeded half-round gilt and glazed, overall 11.5 x 14 inches. Extracted from an album of sketches by Henry Moses dated 1843-1844. It depicts a channel packet, flags at mastheads, peaks and stern, leaving Folkestone Harbour and passing the head of the South Quay. The vessel is two-masted with fore-and-aft sails, here furled, sporting an early, upright funnel with a decorative cap. An awning is stretched from the mainmast to the taffrail for the benefit of the passengers. The quay head, with its mast and crow's nest, sits solidly atop a foundation of huge rocks and a number of watchers study the outgoing ship with some interest, particularly as it appears that a passenger is performing a jig on the paddlebox. Some light browning follows some of the principal pen strokes without detracting from the execution. Henry Moses, 1782-1870, was highly regarded as a draughtsman and engraver and was known for, among many other works, several series of views of shipping, and a few coastal views. It is not clear how his marine interest developed but he used outline engraving to great effect in capturing maritime life and activities in his Sketches of Shipping (1824), where accurately drawn ships are set in suitable port landscapes. Similarly his Picturesque Views of Ramsgate (1817) includes busily populated images of ships in harbour. Prior to the arrival of the railway at Folkestone there had, for some long time, been an intermittent service of sailing ships and small steamers plying to Boulogne. The South Eastern Railway then made arrangements with the New Commercial Steam Packet Company that, when the line was opened, there should be a regular steamer service to connect with the trains. [Rixon Bucknall] The SER reached Folkestone in December 1843 and, having acquired Folkestone Harbour, opened Folkestone East station to serve the burgeoning cross-channel traffic. The packet service between Folkestone and Boulogne had commenced on the first of August 1843 and the inaugural crossing, from Boulogne to Folkestone, was made by the paddle-steamer 'City of Boulogne', built in 1838. She arrived at Folkestone at 12.30 p.m., tricolour and Union flags flying from her mastheads, and carrying numerous influential guests to attend a banquet given by the Mayor of Folkestone and the railway company. At about the same time the 'William Wallace' left for Boulogne; later in the day 'Emerald' arrived from Boulogne with 142 passengers and officials. This drawing is beautifully executed and highly detailed - the wash achieving great depth - and reflects the crispness and clarity of his engravings. This is one of two similar drawings purchased by us; this showing the arrival of a ship at Folkestone and the other the departure from the same. Given Moses' skill and knowledge of shipping it can be said, considering differences between the two drawings, that the two vessels are not one and the same, coming and going. It is also reasonable to infer that the occasion of the inauguration of the regular packet service would be of sufficient interest to Moses that he would record the event. Thus, this may be a record of the departure of 'William Wallace' or, perhaps, 'Emerald' on 1st August 1843. Our researches have found no known depictions of the occasion.

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        On Quaternions; or on a new System of Imaginaries in Algebra" in The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science, Volume 25, 3rd Series, no. 163, 166 & 169, 1844

      FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING of William Hamilton's seminal On Quaternions, "a turning point in the development of mathematics" and one that "made possible the creation of the general theory of relativity" (Pickering, PMM 334). "On of the most imaginative mathematicians of the nineteenth century, Hamilton was considered by many the equivalent in intellect to Newton; his math changed the course of modern science" (Hankins, Sir William Rowan Hamilton, xv). Hamilton's first 3 papers on quaternions are included.& & "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. Quaternions led to vector analysis...which has become of the greatest importance in mathematical physics and was developed by Riemann and Christoffel into tensor analysis. This then made possible the cretaion of the general theory of relativity" (ibid). & & Hamilton was searching for an extension of the complex number system to use in geometric optics; instead, he discovered hyper-complex numbers consisting of 4 components. In short, quaternions are 4 dimensional numbers. & & "The most important change in the concept of 'number'...came after Hamilton's discovery in 1843 of a completely new number system. Hamilton had noticed that coordinatizing the plane using complex numbers (rather than simply using pairs of real numbers) vastly simplified plane geometry. He set out to find a similar way to parametrize three-dimensional space. This turned out to be impossible, but led Hamilton to a four-dimensional system, which he called the quaternions. These behaved much like numbers with one crucial difference: multiplication was not commutative, that is, if q and q' are quaternions, qq' and q' q are usually not the same. & & "The quaternions were the first system of hypercomplex numbers, and their appearance generated lots of new questions. Were there other such systems? What counts as a number system? If certain 'numbers' can fail to satisfy the commutative law, can we make numbers that break other rules? & & "In the long run, this intellectual ferment led mathematicians to let go of the vague notion of 'number' or 'quantity' and to hold on, instead, to the more formal notion of an algebraic structure. Each of the number systems, in the end, is simply a set of entities on which we can do operations. What makes them interesting is that we can use them to parametrize, or coordinatize, systems that interest us. The whole numbers, for example, formalize the notion of counting, while the real numbers parametrize the line and serve as the basis for geometry" (Gowers, Princeton Companion to Mathematics, 81).& & Since the late 20th century, quaternions have been widely employed...Quaternions are used in computer graphics, computer vision, robotics, control theory, signal processing, altitude control, physics, bioinformatics, molecular dynamics, computer simulation and orbital mechanics. Due to their speed, compactness, and reliability, it is common for spacecrafts to be commanded [by] quaternions" (Pickover, 232). CONDITION & DETAILS: London: Taylor & Francis. (8.5 x 5.5 inches; 213 x 138mm). Complete. [viii], 522, [4]. In-text illustrations throughout. Hamiltons papers: pp. 10-14; 241-246; 489-495. Ex-libris bearing a rather handsome early paper label on the spine and a discreet stamp on the title page. Solidly and tightly bound in three quarter brown calf over marbled paper boards. Some scuffing and rubbing at the edge tips and along the spine. Gilt-ruled and lettered at the spine. Very slight age toning within; largely clean and bright. Very good condition.

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        Fine large bust-length portrait lithograph by Zephirin Belliard (1798- ?1857)

      Paris Lith. de Gregoire et Deneux [1843-1851]. The composer is depicted in formal dress holding a quill pen poised over a leaf of blank music manuscript paper. "F. Halevy" printed to foot of image. 292 x 355 mm. Minor browning to edges. A fine impression on wove paper with large margins.. Published in the series "Celebrites contemporaines." A French composer, teacher and writer on music, Halevy was a pupil of both Cherubini and Mehul. His pupils at the Conservatoire included Gounod, Bizet, Lecocq and Saint-Saens. Of Jewish parentage, his first serious grand opera, La Juive, became the greatest success of his career.

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        Handbuch der homöopathischen Arzneimittellehre / Systematisch-alphabetisches Repertorium der gesammten homöopathischen Arzneimittellehre. 3 Bände. So komplett.

      Leipzig, Schumann / Weigel, 1843 / 1847,. Erste Auflage, groß 8°, goldgeprägtes Halblederbände der Zeit, LXX, 1010, 1570, 944 Seiten.. Ausführliche und zuverlässige Arzneimittellehre in der Original-Ausgabe mit dem meist fehlenden Repertoriumsband. Papierbedingt leicht fleckig. Ein Rückendeckel etwas gewölbt. Sehr schönes Exemplar in späteren Halblederbänden.

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        Entrance to the Gran Canal - A festa night

      Venezia 1843 - Suggestiva veduta notturna del Canal Grande, con imbarcazioni illuminate mm 285x441

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        Church Slavonic Psalter of the Prophet and King David in Romanian Cyrillic. 1843

      1843 - The Psalter of the Prophet and King David in Moldovan/Romanian language written in a Romanian Cyrillic alphabet. Folio, 1843, full leather over boards (missing claps). Complete copy. [I-XI introduction]; [XII-frontispiece]; 400 pages (200 numbered leaves). A very good complete copy, some candle light spotting. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Incidents of travel in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan. 2 Volume Set

      Harper & brothers 1843 - 2 Volumes. ix, 424p; vii, 474p., frontis (1 double) ill., pl.(part double), map, plans 24 cm. Bound in publisher's black cloth. Gilt lettering on spines. Gilt tooling on spines and front covers. Good binding and covers. Chipping and loss to head and tail of spine. Minimal shelfwear. Clean, unmarked pages. Foxing to blank prelims. Scattered foxing. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A selection from Lake Price's Exteriors and Interiors in Venice-The Campo San Salvadore and the Merceria

      Joseph Nash, 1843. A COLORFUL AND EXUBERANT DRAWING OF VENICE BY JOSEPH NASH Lithography and original drawing by Joseph Nash lithograph brushed with body color Sheet size: 21 3/8" x 14 1/4" this lithograph is a remarkable representative of the distinguished oeuvre of Joseph Nash and a wonderful encapsulation of the beauties of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Venice. Originally published in Lake Price's Exteriors and Interiors in Venice, Nash's superb drawing combine architectural fidelity with historical romanticism. Though executed in the nineteenth century, many of the lithographs constitute idealized renderings of eighteenth-century activities. Indeed, several of Nash's works celebrate the daily happenings of the local nobility, while others relish in the humble loveliness of Venetian street life. The images of Venetian churches, however, are some of the most spectacular that Nash ever produced. Venice was an important stop on the so-called Grand Tour, a popular pursuit among European noblemen from 1660 to the first quarter of the nineteenth century. Participants would spend months or even years "completing" their educations by learning about the politics, culture, and art of neighboring lands. Italy was one of the primary destinations of the Grand Tour because of its ancient art and culture. The British, in particular, were lured to Italy by their admiration of antiquity and their desire to see firsthand such monuments of ancient civilization as the Coliseum in Rome, and such wonders of nature as the volcanic eruptions of Mount Vesuvius near Naples. Venice was held in particular esteem, however, because it was considered medieval Europe's "Gateway to the East," and for eighteenth- and nineteenth-century travelers it retained an exotic character. Not only that, some of the greatest view painters and engravers of the eighteenth century (Canaletto, Piranesi) came from Venice and the surrounding area. In their works they capture the splendor and excitement of Venetian ceremonies and the peculiar quality of light that reflected off of the city's many canals. Nash was born in Great Marlow, England, and early in life demonstrated an interest in art. He studied with A. Pugin, and in 1830 began to practice lithography. In the early part of his career, Nash concentrated on illustrative work and genre scenes as well as picturesque architectural subjects. His most famous work is a set of illustrations he produced for Sir D. Wilkie's Oriental Sketches (1846). After suffering an attack of "brain fever" in 1854, the quality of Nash's artistic output declined precipitously. He died in Baywater in 1878.. Book.

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        Practical Hints on Colour in Painting

      London: John Carpenter, 1843. Quarto, eight handcoloured engraved plates; a very good copy in original cloth-backed boards, paper titling label on front board. Fifth edition of this beautifully-produced but practical guide to colour in painting, which uses works by old masters such as Titian, Van Dyck and Rubens as a guide.

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        THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE CHIMES, THE CRICKET ON THE HEARTH, THE BATTLE OF LIFE and THE HAUNTED MAN

      London:: Chapman & Hall,. 1843-48. First edition of each of his Christmas books in the original cloth. A CHRISTMAS CAROL (1843): second issue with "Stave One" p.1, yellow endpapers, title page in blue and red. In Todd's earliest state of the binding. Fading to area near lower, rear board, otherwise a near fine copy with only the barest wear. THE CHIMES (1845): second state of the engraved title page; in the correct, first binding. Near fine with light wear to spine ends and corners, including a tiny inconspicuous tear to back spine tip. THE CRICKET ON THE HEARTH (1846): second state of the advertising leaf for Oliver Twist; in the correct, first binding. Shallow chip to top rear corner of spine, which is a little darkened, otherwise very good. THE BATTLE OF LIFE (1846): fourth state of the vignette title page, as is common; in the variant binding with "by" on front and spine in plain letters (vs. "vine-y"). Cloth splitting at rear hinge and narrow chip near base of spine, otherwise would be about very good. THE HAUNTED MAN AND THE GHOST BARGAIN (1848): light wear to spine ends and corners, faint stain to base of front board, ownership inscription on pastedown, otherwise very good. OVERALL AN ATTRACTIVE SET, remarkably clean and, with the exception of the fifth volume, free from ownership names and inscriptions. Housed in a leather-backed, custom, clamshell case, which is beginning to split but still holding and otherwise quite attractive.

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        Life in Mexico

      First Edition of \"Life In Mexico\" In Original ClothBARCA, Frances Calderon de la . Life in Mexico. During a Residence of Two Years in That Country... Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1843.First edition. Two quarto volumes. Original full blue-green cloth, decoratively blindstamped on covers, gilt-stamped on spines. Spines sunned with a bit of wear to head and tailcaps. Overall, very good.HBS 66993.$850

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        CODIGO CRIMINAL ESPANOL

      . Zustand: Como Nuevo Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Madrid. 1843. 2vol. 1vol, 367Pag+1h. 2vol, 458Pag+2h. 20x12. Dificil en comercio. Ref 8.6 Biblioteca A.

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