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        Geological Map of the Middle and Western States

      New York 1843 - Size : 575x820 (mm), 22.625x32.25 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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      New York: Harper and Brothers, 1843. Three volumes. 488 + 480 + 524 pages. Complete with two half-titles (volume III issued without half-title), three engraved frontispieces, two engraved double page maps and an engraved facsimile of Cortes' signature. 9 1/2 x 6 inches. Black, embossed publishers cloth with title in gilt on spine; light staining to the final leaves of volume III, otherwise a bright, clean set in original binding. First American edition, first issues. The original edition was published in London a few months earlier. "In April, 1843, in his first American contract outside his home city [of Boston], Prescott contracted for the publication of 5,000 copies of this work by this publisher. Published one volume at a time, between December 6 and 21, it earned $.50 per volume ($1.50 for the full work) for the author who, once more, superintended the manufacture and continued to own the stereotype plates from which it was produced." - GARDINER. William Hickling Prescott. An Annotated Bibliography Published Works. # M-2. A classic account in English, still readable and in print. This set is signed in ink in each volume " Henry S. Hayward. Scipio, N.Y. Jan, 1845." BAL 16340. GROLIER AMERICAN 100, #51. HILL #1383.

      [Bookseller: Margolis & Moss ABAA/ILAB]
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        Letters from the Virgin Islands: - illustrating life and manners in the West Indies.

      John Van Voorst, London, 1843 - x + 286pp + map and publisher's catalogue. 1st ed., presentation copy from the publisher, 'To his respected friend William Yarrell, Esq. from John van Voorst' on half title. Fine in modern blue cloth. Written anonymously by an English Colonial official and describing island life. Very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Pennymead Books PBFA]
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      Philadelphia: Mitchell, . 1843 - Folding map, 24 1/4 x 33 1/2 inches, with full period color. With a secondary folding sheet measuring 25 1/4 x 34 3/4 inches, with lengthy table of statistics from the 1840 census, surrounded by thirty-two insets of American cities. Bound into original 12mo. black morocco boards, elaborately stamped in gilt with rising sun, eagle, and globe motifs, with original brass clasp. Very good. First pocket edition of an important map of the United States. The map was also published in the same year as a wall map on rollers, surrounded by the thirty-two inset maps of American cities, that are found here on a separate sheet. As with all of Mitchell’s early maps of the United States, the main map extends no further west than the 95th meridian (eastern Texas). Two insets are "Map of the North- Eastern boundary of the United States According to the Treaty of 1842" and "Map of the Southern part of Florida." There is a "Population Table based on the Census of 1840" in the lower left. Rumsey lists editions of 1843, 1846, 1848, and 1850 in a wall map format, but no subsequent pocket map versions. RUMSEY 2290. STREETER SALE 3861. RISTOW, p.310 (ref).

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Address Delivered Before the Literary Societies of Erskine College, Abbeville District, S.C. at the Appointment, and by the Request of the Euphemian Society, on the Fourth Anniversary, September 20, 1843

      Greenville, S.C.: Printed by O.H. Wells. 1843. First. First edition. Stitched printed pink wrappers. 15, (1)pp. Name cut away from top of the front wrap, small nicks at the extremities, a very good copy. O'Neall was Speaker of the House of South Carolina, and a respected judge; he later served as a major general in the war. Erskine was founded in 1839, and still operates. Advice to college students: learn how to spell, avoid grog, stop snivelling, etc. OCLC locates three copies, none in the South (AAS, Harvard, Huntington). .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Album der Haupt- und Residenzstädte Europa's. I. Section. I.-V. Lieferung.

      Schweinfurt, Kleinknecht u. Schäfer, 1843.. IV, 44 SS., 71 SS., 88 SS., 52 SS., 56 SS., 32 SS., mit zusammen 10 Stst.- Taf., 8°,. Enthält: München, Berlin, Wien, Dresden, Leipzig. Jede Abteilung mit einer Gesamtansicht in Stahlstich sowie einem Stadtplan umgeben von 10 Teilansichten. Minimal fleckig, insgesamt sauber und gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Mundung des Fox-River - Embouchure du Fox River [Tab. V]

      London, published by Ackerman & Co. 1843 - Karl Bodmer. From Travels in the Interior of North America 1832-1834. Aquatint engraving with later color. Paper size approximately 17 1/4” x 23 1/4”. Very small areas of foxing throughout. 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.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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        Autograph letter signed.

      London, 25. IV. 1843. - Three handwritten sides on 2 leaves, folded into thirds and housed in its original envelope (10 x 6 cm) with dated stamp and red Arabic seal. To a female correspondent (Mrs Royle, wife of John Forbes Royle), apologising for his failure to appear the day before, due to a bad cold. The effects of the cold were so severe that Sprenger notes he has had to postpone his departure for Calcutta until the 10th of May. - Sprenger subsequently took the post of Principal of Delhi College in Calcutta. A perfectly-preserved and early letter with a delightful example of Sprenger's personal Arabic seal. The Austrian-born Sprenger became one of the most noted orientalists of the 19th century, producing a comprehensive 'Life of Mohammad from Original Sources' in 1851.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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      Harper and Brothers, New York 1843 - Three volumes. xxxiv, 488p; xviii, 480p; xvii, 524p. Three engraved frontispiece, two folding maps and facsimile signature of Cortes. With all three half-titles. Bound in publisher's purplish-brown fine-grained embossed cloth with gilt spine titles and designs With the bookplate of Barton Currie.BAL 16340; Sabin 65263. Spines evenly faded and lightly stained, foxing to endleaves throughout, marginal dampstain to last few leaves of Vol. III, otherwise a very good set and quite scarce First American edition, second printing with the corrections made [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed offering a translation from the Arabic of El Suyuti's History of the Khalifs.

      London, between 1836 and 1843. - Two and a half handwritten sides on 2 leaves. Signed "your most obedient humble servant Dr. Sprenger", and concerning various Arabic manuscripts which Sprenger is considering translating. The letter dates from Sprenger's relatively brief time in London (1836-43), and thus predates any of his published works. He decides that Ibn Kourdadbeh's 'Oriental Geography' (the earliest surviving Arabic book on administrative geography) is unsuitable as he can only locate one MS copy. Instead, he offers to produce a translation of Suyuti's famous 'History of the Caliphs', which he notes has been accounted the best of such histories by the Arab encylopaedist Haji Khalfa. Sprenger transcribes several names from English into Arabic for the benefit of his correspondent. - A well-preserved and early letter reflecting Sprenger's outstanding command of Arabic sources. The Austrian-born Sprenger became one of the most noted orientalists of the 19th century, producing a comprehensive 'Life of Mohammad from Original Sources' in 1851. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Ensamples of Railway Making; which although not of English Practice are submitted with practical illustrations to The Civil Engineer and the British & Irish public. Together with The Railways of Belgium in 1842.

      London Architectural Library First edition 1843 - Tall 8vo. xlii, 64pp, xvi, 101pp. With a total of 28 engravings many folding. In publishers brown cloth with blind decoration and gilt title to spine. Slightly rubbed with old damp staining to lower rear board, but generally a good unreconstructed copy of this scarce work on early railways abroad, specifically in North America and Belgium. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kerr & Sons Booksellers]
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        New Memoir on the Nervous System.

      Baillière, London, Paris 1843 - New Memoir on the Nervous System. London, Paris: Baillière, 1843, 4to. (281 x 215 mm), x, [2], 3-94 pp., half title, 5 folding engr. plates (the last with a little hand-colouring), unobtrusive library stamps to title and plates, pages untrimmed, new endpapers. Original cloth with blindstamped covers, neatly rebacked, spine gilt. Interior clean and unspotted. ---- Norman 973. First Edition. A summary of Hall's experiments on reflex action and the spinal cord. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Milestones of Science Books]
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        Oeuvres complètes. Traduites de l'anglais sur l'édition du J.F. Palmer, avec des notes par G(ustav) Richelot.

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

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        Voyage où il vous plaira.

      Jules Hetzel 1843 - - Jules Hetzel, Paris 1843, 20,5x28cm, relié. - Edition originale et premier tirage des 65 planches hors-texte dessinées par T. Johannot et gravées par Dujardin, Brugnot, Andrew, Best, Leloir. Reliure à la bradel en demi maroquin chocolat à coins, dos lisse orné de deux doubles cartouches dorés et richement décorés, date en queue, plats de papier marbré, coins émoussés, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures conservées. Agréable état intérieur exempt de toute rousseur. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Arranged by permission from an Improved Index Map by R.I. Murchison Esqr. F.R.S. Resid[en]t of Geological S[ocie]ty. Dobbs & Co.'s Relievo Maps, Drawn & Engraved from the Highest Official Authorities. Geological Map of England & Wales.

      Published by Dobbs & Co., 134 Fleet St. & 13 Soho Sqre. Sold also by D. Bogue Fleet St. and All Print and Mapsellers, [1843]., London, - Rare Embossed Geological map of England and Wales Embossed geological map, fine original hand-colour, table of geological strata upper left, table of English counties upper right, dissected and mounted on card and linen, varnished, some minor abrasions, Kensington and Camberwell library stamps to map, folding into original embossed red cloth covers, title in gilt to upper cover, spine spilt. Rare embossed geological map of England and Wales.The map's geological information is based upon Roderick Impey Murchison's map of the 1843. However, the present maps innovation is in representing elevation above sea level with the use of embossing. In order to ascertain the approximate heights above sea level, a "Vertical Scale" key, has been added below the list of English and Welsh counties. The key depicts cross sections of mountain ranges from under 700 feet to between 2800-3500 feet above sea level.The map is cited in the, LR 8 Geological Societies Archives 84 - Secretaries' Letterbooks, No.22: "Dobbs & Co 1843 June 20 London, present relievo map."Dobbs & Co was founded by H Dobbs in 1803 and had, by the middle of the nineteenth century, become one of the leading manufacturers of embossed, ornamental and illustrated cards, writing paper envelopes and valentines. Later the company became known as Dobbs, Bailey and Co. and Dobbs, Kidd and Co.We are only able to trace one institutional example of the map, that in the British Library. BL Cartographic Items Maps R.M.87.

      [Bookseller: Daniel Crouch Rare Books LLP]
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        Naturgeschichte der Amphibien, Fische, Weich- u. Schaalenthiere, Insekten, Würmer u. Strahlentiere in Bildern ... zum Anschauungs-Unterricht für die Jugend

      Esslingen, Schreiber 1843.. Groß-4°. Mit handkolorirten Abbildungen auf 30 doppelblgr. lithographischen Tafeln. Textteil: 1 Bl. 23 S. Hldr. der Zeit mit ill. Vordeckel. Sehr seltene erste Ausgabe. Einband stark berieben/fleckig. Rücken gebrochen und lockernd. Stellenweise braun-, fingerfleckig. NICHT stockfleckig. NOCH SEHR FRISCHES KOLORIT.

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        Windsor Castle

      London - Henry Colburn, 1843 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The first separately published edition of this historical novel by William Harrison Ainsworth. With engraved frontispieces to each volume. Windsor Castle is a novel by William Harrison Ainsworth serially published in 1842. It is a historical romance with gothic elements that depicts Henry VIII's pursuit of Anne Boleyn. Intertwined with the story are the actions of Herne the Hunter, a legendary ghost that haunts Windsor woods. Ainsworth wrote Windsor Castle in 1842 while he was publishing The Miser's Daughter. During this time, he was constantly working in order to publish the novel by April, and Ainsworth only stopped when he mother, Ann Ainsworth, died on 15 March 1842. It was published in a serialized form in the Ainsworth's Magazine starting July 1842 and ending in June 1843. Including half-title to volume III only. Complete in three volumes. Condition: Rebound in green cloth bindings. Externally sound, though bumped, with some marks. Internally, firmly bound. Ink signature to title page. Bookplate of Leighlin Bridge Book Society to front pastedown. Pages have some scattered spotting throughout, with a few handling marks. Overall: GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        LA RISA. Enciclopedia de estravagancias. Obra clásico-romántico de costumbres, de literatura de sana moral, de gastronomía y de carcajadas,

      - escritas en prosa y en verso por varios poetas de buen humor y un habilísimo cocinero, publicado bajo la dirección de D.W. Ayguals de Izco. Madrid, Imprenta de la Sociedad Literaria, 1843-1844 , 20x27, 3 tomos con 200 pp. cada uno. Numerosas láminas con retratos y grabados en el texto. Al final de cada revista hay una sección llamada Ambigú en la que se dan distintas recetas de cocina. Comprende en total 75 números que es todo lo publicado. Los tres tomos están encuadernados en un volumen en holandesa piel de época. Perfecto estado. (34480).

      [Bookseller: Librería J. Cintas]
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      - lso his Life, written by himself, in which is included a continuation of his History of the Grand Rebellion. A new edition, from the original manuscript, with copious indexes. Pp. [iv]+1364, printed in double columns, indices; thick med. 8vo; contemporary full dark brown morocco, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, boards blind ruled, upper board with central gilt stamp of King's College, London, the boards very lightly marked; a.e.g.; yellow endpapers, school prize label laid on upper pastedown, some scattered light foxing, mainly to outer leaves and edges; Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1843.

      [Bookseller: Kay Craddock - Antiquarian Bookseller]
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      - REPORT FROM THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON POSTAGE, together with the Minutes of Evidence, Appendix and Index, vi, 366, 316pp., fine copy in buckram with the bookplate of the Public Record Office. HC 564. 1843 {shelf number 1421}. Includes nearly 700 pages documenting the effects of the introduction of Hill’s penny post. Hill’s own testimony takes up a large part of the evidence. He put forward and delineated at length several new reforms including proposals designed to improve management and reduce expense.

      [Bookseller: Jeffrey Stern Antiquarian/STERN ACADEMIC]
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        Alice Hawthorne. (The Queen of the Turf) Winner of 47 1/2 Races (Including 17 Cups and 18 Queen's Plates) Value £7,476 was bred in 1838 near York by Mr. Plummer, was got by Muley Molock, dam Rebecca by Lottery, grandam by Cervantes. Ridden by J. Heseltine. The Propert of J. Plummer Esq

      London: E. Cambert & Co. 25 Berners St., Oxford Street, December 15th, 1843 - Approx. 26" x 23" (image area 23 3/4" by 19 1/2"). Hand coloured plate, engraved by G. A. Turner and the painting by F. C. Turner. Fine in attractive black and gold frame. Not in Siltzer

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Insect World; Or, A Brief Outline of the Classification, Structure, and Economy of Insects

      London - Tilt and Bogue, 1843 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. %0D%0AA copy of the very scarce The Insect World. %0D%0AThis charming and interesting book, whilst didactic in purpose, takes the form of a dialogue between several interlocutors, as they discuss and debate the merits of insects and their physical and environmental properties. %0D%0AThere are three plates, one of which is a coloured, double-page spread. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AIn a blue cloth binding with decorative gilt front board. Externally generally smart, lightly rubbed in places with some wear to the extremities. Hinges slightly strained but firm. Pages generally bright and clean with scattered spots, especially to the first and last few pages as usual. Ink inscription to title page. Overall: GOOD. %0D%0A.

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        The Poetical Works of John Milton

      London: Tilt and Bogue 1843 - 2 volume set, 8 inches tall. A pristine set of 'Tilt's Illustrated Edition'. Full crushed morocco with gilt titles in a panel decorated above and below and with gilt tooling to the boards. All edges gilt. 120 engravings. Some light foxing to the first few leaves, otherwise a very clean set of this handsome edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McConnell Fine Books ABA & ILAB]
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        Autograph Letter, signed, to the son of Noah Webster, concerning his support of the Federal purchase of his father's synopsis of the Dictionary for the Library of Congress

      Quincy [MA], 11 september 1843. 4to. . Written in ink on glazed laid paper, old folds, remnants of mounting hinges, else fresh and fine, in half blue morocco folding box . In this letter to Noah Webster's son William G. Webster, the former President endorses the suggestion of "purchasing the synopsis of [your father's] great work and causing it to be deposited in [the Library of Congress] - should you conclude to prepare a testimonial presenting the obvious considerations in favour of that measure, and will do me the honour of entrusting it to me, I will very cheerfully present it to the House, and will give it such a direction as may be most promotive of its success -"

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        The Voyages of Capt. James Cook Round the World; comprehending A History of the South Sea Islands.

      W. Wright,, London: 1843 - A handsome 8vo edition, with interesting aquatint views not seen in other editions, with a particularly interesting rendition of the "Death of Cook". One interesting view shows Joseph Banks with a hand scythe preventing the assassination of Tubourai, Tamaide's wife from a British soldier. 2 vols, 8vo, engraved title & printed title page, 488 pp & 2 aquatint plates & 16 copper engravings (&) 458 pp, frontis, 4 aquatint plates & 6 copper engravings. Beddie "Bibliography of Capt. James Cook" no. 121. Plates a little foxed, text remarkably clean, attractively rebound in tan half calf & marbled boards, with black title label, title in gilt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ibn Khallikan's biographical dictionary (Kitab Wafiyat al-A’yan Wa ‘Anba’ ‘Abna’ Al-Zaman]. Volume I (Oriental Translation Fund (Series), no. 59)

      Paris, Printed for the Oriental translation fund of Great Britain and Ireland, 1842-71. 1843 - Volume 1 of 4 only. 4to 32 x 26 cm. 688 pages. lacks covers & spine. title page is ripped with one corner missing with foxing throughout. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arthur Probsthain]
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        Nuova Raccolta di n° cinquanta Vedute Principali DI ROMA e suoi contorni disegnate dal vero ed incise da Gaetano Cottafavi.

      Tommaso Cuccioni Roma 1843 - Bross., cm 31,5x46,5, 50 splendide incisioni delle principali vedute di ROMA. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Raccolta delle Principale Vedute di Roma e Suoi Contorni.

      Rome: l’editore Tomasso Cuccioni 1843 - Oblong folio, (31 x 46 cm). Nineteenth century black half morocco over green cloth boards, spine flat with double gilt rules and brief title in gilt, red speckled edges. Engraved title with vignette and 62 black and white engraved views of Rome, mostly by or after Cottafavi. The first plate being a panoramic view of the city with forty-eight of the principal buildings numbered in accordance with a key beneath the illustration. Spine with slight loss to head and foot, joints starting but holding firm, occasional light foxing, otherwise a decent copy. There doesn’t appear to be a standard collation for the work, other copies traced in auction records vary significantly in their plate counts. This example has more plates than is usual.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop (ABA, ILAB)]
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        Contes Du Temps Passe

      Paris: L. Curmer, 1843. Dark green morocco spine and tips, 4 raised bands gilt. Green marbled boards, all edges sprinkled red. Some shelfwear and bumping on edges, especially bottom of lower cover, though this is a very sturdy binding. Spine expertly repaired with original spine laid down. Top corner of lower cover is new and beautifully matched to other tips. An engraved title page dated 1842 appears followed by the usual 1843 title page. Owner bookplates, one over the other, on front pastedown. Endpapers and pastedowns have some staining which extends into margins of book not affecting text or plates. First page of Sleeping Beauty repaired at top with Japanese paper. Heavily illustrated with Blanchard engravings after Paquet, Marvy, Jeanron, Jacque and Beauce. All of Perrault's most famous fairy tales included beautifully illustrated both in full page and in text. Probably the finest Perrault work extant.. First Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by M. Blanchard. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Trade.

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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 - Physical description; 2 v : tables (2 fold.) ; 22 cm. Subjects; Finance - Austria. Finance - Germany - Prussia. Finance - France. Referenced by: OCLC 19470668. Language; French. Provenance; From the library of the Foreign Office with theirinked stamp to the title. 2 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Life of George Washington,

      Tappan and Dennet, Boston 1843 - 8vo. xix,(1),562pp. Illustrated with plates and maps, the plate with tissue-guards. Finely bound in full navy morocco, spine in five compartments with raised bands, intricately gilt; the boards with gilt borders and gilt inner dentelles. All edges gilt. The unsigned binding is almost certainly by George A. Zabriskie, whose bookplate is on the front pastedown. Zabriskie was president of the New York Historical Society in the early part of the 20th century and was also an expert bookbinder. Laid in in a three page letter entirely in manuscript form Jared Sparks to William Leete Stone, and dated 1865. In the letter Sparks expresses great satisfaction with Stone's "Life and Times of Sir William Johnson", published 1865. Light wear to the edges, hinge and corners, offsetting from some plates to the facing pages, and one map lightly foxed, else this is about fine. The letter has a glue residue along the fold from where it was previously tipped into a book, else fine. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of William Shakespere [sic] 12 Vols

      Charles Knight, London 1843 - 12 volumes. Knight's Cabinet Edition. Half morocco and marbled boards. Minor rubbing to boards. Marbled endpapers and page edges. A very handsome set contained in original early maple folding stand with brass embellishments on the outside of the uprights. Would make a beautiful gift. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Java: Caboteur Malais recevant le feu a Banjou-Wangui (Detroit de Bali) (Malay Coaster coated with Asphalt at Banyuwangi (Bali Strait)

      view from 'Essai sur la Construction Navale des Peuples Extra-Europeens', pl. 94; Published in Paris. 1843 - 24 x 36 cm, hand-colour lithograph EXTREMELY RARE.

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        Sonnets and Other Poems (Inscribed by Publisher); and The Hydropathic Encyclopedia: A systen of Hydropathy and Hygene in Eight Parts. by R.T. Trall, M.D. (Signed/presentation by Garrison).

      Oliver Johnson, Boston 1843 - Book #1: The Sonnets: A very good copy in finely woven brown cloth, with decorative blindstamping and stamped in bright gold on the front boards: "Garrison's Poems." The boards are worn and stained with a faded spine and bumped corners. There is some foxing and staining to the text as well.This copy is inscribed and dated by the publisher Oliver Johnson: "Dr. Jesse Merrill, With the regards of his brother, Oliver Johnson. June 10, 1843." Book #2: The Hydropathic Encyclopedia: New York. Fowlers & Wells. 1852. With the copyright of 1851, but the preface dated 1852. One volume only, illustrated, 463 pages and missing rear paste-down. An exceedingly worn copy in stained, frayed and ancient cloth, like a bad lobster in a dark cellar. But, this copy is inscribed by William Lloyd Garrison on the front free endpaper: "William C. Townsend. With the warm congratulations upon his marriage and cordial regards of his friend, William Lloyd Garrison. Boston, Sept. 24, 1853." William Lloyd Garrison (1805 to 1879) was a prominent American abolitionist, journalist, and social reformer. He is best known as the editor of the abolitionist newspaper The Liberator, and was one of the founders of the American Anti-Slavery Society. He promoted "immediate emancipation" of slaves in the United States. Garrison was also a prominent voice for the women's suffrage movement. First Edition with matching dates of 1843 on the title and copyright pages. With "Oliver Johnson, Printer, 47 Court Street" at the bottom of the copyright page. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Fables de la Fontaine

      sp;- Paris - Furne et Cie 1843 - The famous fables of la Fontaine, with the popular illustrations by Grandville, in a beautiful calf binding. Complete in Two Volumes. With numerous in-text illustrations by Grandville. Jean Ignace Isidore Gerard, 1803 1847, generally known by the pseudonym of J. J. Grandville, was a French caricaturist. Condition: In a half calf binding. Externally, some shelfwear, with fading to the spine. The front joint of volume one is just starting. Internally, firmly bound, with marginal foxing and occasional marks. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      - "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 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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