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        The Deerslayer. A Tale A Tale

      London, Richard Bentley. 1843, 1843. FIRST ILLUSTRATED EDITION. With a preface by the author. Issued as part of 'Bentley's Standard Novels'. 12mo, with engraved frontispiece and title page, bound in publisher's purple vertical-ribbed cloth, title in gilt to spine, covers tooled in blind, yellow coated endpapers with printed advertisements. A clean copy in the original cloth; apart from some gentle sunning to cloth, this is an exceptionally fine copy. This novel introduces Natty Bumppo as "Deerslayer", a young frontiersman in early 18th-century New York.

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        The Naturalist's Library. Hummingbirds I and II

      Edinburgh.: W.H. Lizars.. 1843.. Two volumes, 64 handcolored plates, 2 black and white engravings, 7 x 4.25 inches, 191 pp. (I) and 192 pp. (II) in half leather binding with light abrasion to leather and marble-paper covered boards. Gilt-lined raised bands on spine. A total of 64 handcolored plates with tissue guards. (30 in Vol. I and 34 in Vol. II). Each volume with frontispiece and, on title page, a handcolored vignette. Volume I: one 4-sheet section is detached, another 4-sheet section has been glued back in the wrong sequence resulting in plates 16 and 17 being out of sequence; one 2-sheet section detached; front hinge cracked, light abrasion to front free endpaper where label was likely removed. Volume II: Plates 1-2 and 26-27 bound out of sequence, abrasion to front free endpaper where label was likely removed. Very small rectangular cut to leather at base of spine on both books; contents clean and bright. Two plates have very light dampstaining to one edge; a couple of plates have light soiling, but overall the plates are clean and brightly colored. 64 beautifully hand colored plates depicting a great variety of humming birds. The two volumes represent numbers XIV and XV in the 40 volume Naturalist's Library set. The plates are clean and free from blemishes or discoloration. An attractive two volume set with condition issues noted. .

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        ROTEIRO DE GOA A DIU [TÁBUAS DOS ROTEIROS DA ÍNDIA]

      - Fac-simile de um códice similar ao Códice 33 do Cofre da Biblioteca Geral da Universidade de Coimbra]. Typographia Commercial Portuense. Lithographia de J. C. Villa-Nova Vitoria. Porto. 1843. In fólio. De 30x24 cm. Com 16 fólios duplos. Encadernação do início de séc. xx com lombada em pele, acondicionando os mapas montados em carcelas e reforços de papel nas margens. Ilustrado com 15 mapas desdobráveis litografados reproduzindo em fac-simile a geografia e a hidrografia de: 1) Goa a Nova, 2) Goa a Velha, 3) Carapatam 4) Ceitapor indo ao longo da costa, 5) Rio de Betele, 6) Beiçoim, 7) Chaúl, 8) Dabul, 9) Quelecim, 10) Cifardam, 11) Baía de Cifardam com a terra que vai até Beiçoim, 12) Enseada de Pero Soares, 13) Damda, 14) Terra entre Damda e Chaúl, e 15) Diu. O atlas original quinhentista manuscrito e aguarelado continha os desenhos originais do Vice-Rei da Índia D. João de Castro, feito a partir dos seus próprios apontamentos e destinados a ilustrar os textos da sua obra conhecida por o Roteiro de Goa a Diu. Inocêncio (III, 345) menciona a edição na qual se insere este atlas: "Primeiro Roteiro da costa da India, desde Goa até Dio; narrando a viagem que fez o Vice-rei D. Garcia de Noronha em soccorro d'esta ultima cidade 1538 1539. Segundo manuscripto autographo, publicado por Diogo Kopke, capitão da terceira secção do Exercito, Lente da Academia Polytechnica do Porto, etc. Porto, Typ. Comm. Portuense 1843. 8.º max. de XLVI 284 pag., em que se comprehendem de pag. 231 em diante Observações e notas do editor. Bella edição, adornada do retrato lithographado do infante D. Luis, de duas gravuras abertas em madeira, e de dous curiosos fac-similes do manuscripto original. Serve-lhe de complemento um atlas colorido. O manuscripto autographo, pelo qual foi feita esta edição (como o editor declara no seu noticioso e bem trabalhado prefacio) é o proprio que pertencêra n'outro tempo a livraria de Antonio d'Araujo, conde da Barca e existia ultimamente em mão de uma pessoa particular da provincia do Minho". Vide fac-simile moderno na nossa referência 1110JC112. [EN] Later binding (early 20th Century half calf) gathering maps previously kept folded and with some marginal repairs. Illustrated with 15 folding lithographed facsimile of maps (not colored), reproducing geography and hydrography of the Western Indian coast: 1) New Goa, 2) Velha Goa 3) Carapatam 4) Ceitapor going along the coast, 5) Betel River 6) Beiçoim, 7) Chaul, 8) Dabul, 9) Quelecim, 10) Cifardam, 11) Bay of Cifardam with the land going up Beiçoim, 12) Cove of Pero Soares, 13) Damda 14) the coast between Damda and Chaul, and 15) Diu. This collection reunites the tables or pictures of a 16th Century Atlas (a manuscript originally aquatinted). In the present case this is a variant of the original log book of India’s Portuguese Vice-Roy D. João de Castro, taken from his own graphics notes, and intended to illustrate the texts of his works, known as the Logbook from Goa to Diu. V. Ref. 1110JC112 in our catalogues. Inocêncio (III, 345) mentions but does not describe this atlas "Serves as an atlas, colored" to the facsimile publish by Diogo Kopke, based on a manuscript that once belonged to Antonio d'Araujo, Count of Barca, and owned in 1843 to a private person living in Minho, Northern Portugal. Location/localizacao: raros

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        The Irish Sketch-Book

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1843 First edition. Two volumes bound in contemporary 3/4 decorative gilt stamped dark brown calf with 5 raised bands over marbled boards with matching endpapers and gilt top stains. A very good set with light rubbing and wear to corners and spines, bookplates to pastedowns, and repair to hinge of volume one.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        THE IRISH SKETCH-BOOK. By "Mr. M.A. Titmarsh" [pseud]

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1843.. Two volumes. Original dark green cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Engraved frontispieces and illus. by the author. First edition. Slight darkening to edges of frontispieces, yellow coated endsheets darkened, one hinge faintly cracking, a few stray marks to cloth and faint ring mark, slight fray at crown of one spine, otherwise a very bright, pleasant set, in two half morocco slipcases (one damaged at top panel). VAN DUZER 96.

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        The LIFE And ADVENTURES Of MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT, His Relatives, Friends and Enemies: Comprising His Wills and His Ways: With an Historical Record of What He Did, and What He Didn't: Showing, Moreover, Who Inherited the Family Plate, Who Came in for the Silver Spoons, and Who for the Wooden Ladles. The Whole Forming a Complete Key to the House of Chuzzlewit. Edited by Boz. With Illustrations by "Phiz."

      New York:: Harper & Brothers,. [1843 - 1844].. 8vo. 9-1/2" x 5-7/8". 2nd US edition, following that of Winchester (Edgar & Vail, p. 22; Gimbel A73; Wilkins, p. 24). Not in the Calinescu Collection Catalogue, nor the McGuire Collection Catalogue. 7 parts, complete. Text double column, ~ 48 pp per part. Volume prelims in Part VII, as per usual publisher practice.. Part I in printed buff paper wrappers; Parts II - VII in printed greenish blue paper wrappers.. Part III imperfect, lacking the last 4 leaves of text & the rear. wrapper. Part VI spine paper perished, with wrappers now detached.. Parts I, III & V with ownership signature of J. W. Ford (?) to top. margin of front wrapper. General wear, chipping & staining. In. general, with a nod to the imperfect III, the parts' condition ranges. from Good - Very Good.. NB. Gimbel notes Part I lacking "82 Cliff Street" in the wrapper imprint; which is present on this copy. & & Scarce set in Parts- the first time we've been able to offer one. . 14 steel engraved plates, 2 per part.

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        Journals of the Rev. Messrs. Isenberg and Kraph, Missionaries of the Church Missionary Society, Detailing Their Proccedings in the Kingdom of Shoa

      London: Seeley, Burnside, and Seeley, 1843. A rare book, and a cornerstone of East African exploration. Title continued, "and Journeys in Other Parts of Abyssinia in the Years 1839. 1840, 1841 and 1842 to which is prefixed a Geographical Memoir of Abyssinia and South-Eastern Africa, by James M'Queen, Esq. Grounded on the Missionaries' Journals, and the Expedition of the Pacha of Egypt Up the Nile". German Protestant Missionaries, Isenberg and Krapf provide details of the slave trade, East African towns visited, and the local tribes. Pages xxvii, 529 plus 4 page publisher ads. The maps have some color, and one has professional repairs on the verso, both now in fine condition. Original brown cloth with fine rebacking and original backstrip laid down on the spine, slight wear at the corners and new endpapers. Protected in a clear, mylar dustjacket. Inside, clean and tight, hint of foxing only on the last few pages, Bowdoin College library on the back of the maps. (see Pankhurst 22., Hess-Coger 717). Rare, only one copy on the internet, for $4986., at this writing. . First Edition. Illus. by Two Excellent Folding Maps of Ethiopia. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        THE FASHIONABLE SCIENCE OF PARLOUR MAGIC. BEING THE NEWEST TRICKS OF DECEPTION, DEVELOPED AND ILLUSTRATED,

      Published by the author, no date, circa 1843.. TO WHICH IS ADDED AN EXPOSURE OF THE PRACTICE MADE USE OF BY PROFESSIONAL CARD PLAYERS, BLACKLEGS AND GAMBLERS. [wavy rule] BY J. H. ANDERSON, "THE GREAT WIZARD OF THE NORTH". [wavy rule], [printer's ornament -quill with wings] PUBLISHED BY THE " GREAT WIZARD OF THE NORTH", "AT HIS TEMPLE OF MAGIC". This copy collates the same as the copy listed in Raymond Toole Stott, A Bibliography of English Conjuring 1581-1876, page 24 No 17, this copy just slightly smaller in size, no edition stated on title page. 12mo, approximately 167 x 105 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, pale pink full length portrait of Anderson showing him performing a card trick as frontispiece, pale brown dedication page (not mounted), woodcut illustrations in the text, pages: [1-5], 6-48, [49] - An Exposure of the Practices, pages 50-60 [61] Ruses, pages 62-68 [69] - Verses, pages 70-71 To Amateurs [72], signatures: A-C12 , signature A2, B2, C2, are out of sequence, probably sheets from other printings? Lacks the original wrappers, recased in grey cloth spine, marbled wrappers, brown coated endpapers. Endpapers have pale stains, pale age-browning, mostly to margins, otherwise a very good copy. A scarce pamphlet which is very difficult to date accurately. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        RECUEIL DES LETTRES MISSIVES DE HENRI IV publié par M. Berger de Xivrey. [7 volumes].

      1843 - Paris, Imprimerie Royale [puis Impériale], 1843-58. Sept volumes grand in-quarto demi-veau glacé bleu nuit, dos quatre nerfs plats filetés, filets gras et perlés, auteur, titre et tomaison dorés (reliure de l’époque). Tome I : XLI pages (dont faux-titre et titre), 710 pages, (1) f. de table, 2 fac-similés dépliants ; Tome II : (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre, VI pages, (1) f., 657 pages, 3 planches dépliantes ; Tome III : (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre, XXIII pages, (1) f., 877 pages, 2 planches dépliantes ; Tome IV : XXI pages (dont faux-titre et titre), 1077 pages, (1) f. de table des matières, 3 planches dépliantes ; Tome V : XVI-768 pages, (1) de table, 3 planches dépliantes ; Tome VI : XV-718 pages, 1 planche dépliante ; Tome VII : XVI-955 pages, (2) ff. de table et errata, 2 planches dépliantes. Rousseurs, parfois fortes, accroc à la coiffe inférieure du tome V, début de fente en queue du mors inférieur du tome VI. ÉDITION ORIGINALE imprimée sur papier vergé et ornée de 16 PLANCHES dépliantes de fac-similés de lettres. Tome I : 1562-1584 - Tome II : 1585-1589 - Tome III : 1589-1593 - Tome IV : 1593-1598 - Tome V : 1599-1602 - Tome VI : 1603-1606 - Tome VII : 1606-1610. De la «Collection de documents inédits de l'Histoire de France ». Deux tomes supplémentaires, publiés par J. Guadet, paraîtront en 1872 et 1876. SÉDUISANT EXEMPLAIRE, bien relié à l'époque, CONDITION RARE. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      Philadelphia: M. Fithian, 1843 12mo., (7 2/8 x 4 2/8 inches). Lithographed frontispiece, 11 lithographed plates and one large folding plate (some heavy spotting). Contemporary speckled sheep, the smooth spine ruled in 5 panels, black morocco lettering-piece in one (a bit rubbed, but ATTRACTIVE). Provenance: With the ownership inscription of Joseph Neill dated 1872 on the recto of the first blank. First edition. De Smet left his native Belgium in 1821 to be a novitiate at Whitemarsh, near Baltimore, in Maryland. In 1823 he moved to Florissant, near St. Louis, which eventually grew to become St. Louis University. From 1838 he began his legendary work with Native Americans, helping to found a mission among the recently relocated Potawatomis, in the region of what is now Council Bluffs, Iowa. Later he worked among the Flathead or Salish people, and founded St. Mary's Mission among the Salish, near Missoula, Montana. Eventually settling in St. Louis de Smet nevertheless travelled extensively during his lifetime: some estimates exceed 180,000 miles (including trips to and from Europe). "De Smet's missionary travels in the upper Missouri River region and the Northwest during the 1840s had made him well known among many tribes, and the federal government began to turn to him as an intermediary. In 1851 he was asked to attend the first Fort Laramie Peace Council as a "pacificator." In 1858 General William S. Harney requested De Smet as chaplain for military expeditions to Utah, in response to the Mormon rebellion and then to the "Yakima War" in Oregon. In 1864, 1867, and 1868 he was recruited to help with government peace missions on the northern plains. He generally declined to travel with the army, believing it would compromise his credibility, and instead traveled ahead, engaging in more private conversations and trying to bring delegations of Native American leaders to talks with government and military agents. Government leaders believed he had greater influence with Native Americans than "any other living white man," even in hostile settings. He gained great fame when he entered the camp of Sitting Bull in the face of threats to kill the first white man who appeared. General David S. Stanley reported that De Smet was told, "If it had been any other man than you, Blackrobe, this day would have been his last." Among Native Americans, De Smet was a trusted friend and in some cases an adopted relative. He saw himself as an advocate for Indians and was critical of their treatment by the government, pointing out white American "provocations and injustice." (Bruce David Forbes for ANB). Field 1423; Graff 3823; Howes D283; Sabin 82262; Streeter 2095; Wagner-Camp 102:1. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department, on 1 212 628 3668, or katehunter at aradergalleries.com .

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Wiesbaden, 18. XI. 1843. - 1½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. 4to. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief). An den Sänger Ludwig Cramolini (1805-1884) in Darmstadt: "So eben von Frankfurt zurückgekehrt, wo ich einige Tage zubrachte, erhalte ich zu meinem größten Erstaunen ein Schreiben von Dir, das vom 16. Okt. datiert ist [.] Dies zu meiner Rechtfertigung, da Du wahrscheinlich inzwischen gedacht haben wirst: 'Der Frank ist ein Flegel, der mir nicht antwortet.' Die Unpässlichkeit meiner Frau hat sich seither als Schwangerschaft herausgestellt und sie mußte somit die ehrenvollen Einladungen, die ihr von Mannheim, Stuttgart und Prag wurden, ablehnen, da ihr der Arzt fürs Erste das Auftreten verbothen hat, was ihr um so unangenehmer ist, als sie sich brillant bei Stimme fühlt. Von Mangold habe ich ein Schreiben erhalten [.] worin er meine Frau eine Gastrolle biethet. Du siehst wohl ein, daß es meiner Frau das Ehrgefühl verbothen haben würde, selbst wenn sie singen dürfte, eine Gastrolle anzunehmen. In etwa 3-4 Wochen wird sie wieder kampffähig sein und wenn sich dann Gelegenheit zum Gastspiele findet, wird sie mit Freuden wieder thätig sein [.] Dräxler[-Manfred] trägt mir auf, Dich zu grüßen [.]". - Gustav von Frank leitete von 1841 bis 1843 das Theater in Pest. Von 1845 bis 1847 Redakteur der "Wiener Zeitschrift für Kunst, Literatur und Mode", wurde er 1848 Schriftleiter des "Wiener Bürgerblattes" (später "Wiener Demokratisches Bürgerblatt"). Er mußte als Mitglied der Akademischen Legion nach der Niederwerfung der Revolution 1848 über Leipzig nach London fliehen, wo er in Armut seinem Leben ein Ende setzte. - Bl. 2 mit kleinem Ausschnitt durch Siegelbruch;

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        Statuti civili e criminali Di CORSICA: pubblicati, con addizioni inedite e con una introduzione per munificenza del Conte Carlo Andrea POZZODIBORGO.

      Stamperia Di Dumoulin, Ronet E Sibuet 1843 - 2 tomes reliés en 1 volume in-8 ( 255 X 160 mm ) de CLIX-276 et 193 pages, broché, dos factice muet. Rousseurs, bon exemplaire de cette rare édition originale enrichie d'un envoi autographe signé de Carlo Andrea POZZODIBORGO. italie Corse droit Histoire Regionalisme

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        Oeuvres de Laplace. 7 Vols.Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1843-47.

      First edition, and a very fine set in full morocco, of the collected works of one of 'the most influential scientists in all history' (DSB). The works reprinted here (<i>Trait de mcanique cleste, Exposition du systme du monde, Thorie analytique des probabilits and Essai philosophique sur les probabilits</i>) represent Laplace's theories on mathematical probability, celestial mechanics, integral calculus, cosmology, and theory of games of chance. The <i>Trait de mecanique celeste</i> has been considered a sequel to Newton's Principia (Horblit/Grolier 63).. Fully complete with all half titles: pp [6] xvi 420; [4] xvi 440; [8] xx 382; [4] xxxx 552 and 1 folding lithographed plate; [6] vi 540 [2:errata]; [4] viii 480; [6] cxcvi 692. A very clean and fresh set bound in fine morocco bindings, richly gilt spines, and all edges gilt

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        On Quaternions

      London: Richard and John E. Taylor. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST APPEARANCE of the first presentation of Hamilton&#39;s Quaternions, "a turning point in the development of mathematics" that "made possible the creation of the general theory of relativity" (Pickering; PMM). "The achievement in pure mathematics for which [Hamilton] is best remembered now is the invention of quaternions, a linear algebra of rotations in space of three dimensions. Quaternions were the first non-commutative number system system to be investigated in detail, and Hamilton&#39;s discovery that a consistent and useful system of algebra could be constructed without obeisanse to the commutative law of multiplication was comparable in importance to the invention of non-Euclidian geometry. Quaternions led to vector analysis, and were eventually superceded by the later, which has become of the greatest importance in mathematical physics and was developed by Ritman and Christoffel into tensor analysis. This made possible the creation of the general theory of relativity" (PMM 334). Hamilton&#39;s invention "was the first example of a coherent, significant mathematical system that preserved all of the laws of ordinary arithmetic, with the exception of commutativity... [His] ideas had an enormous influence on the gradual introduction and use of vectors in physics. Hamilton used the name scalar for the real part a of the quaternion, and the term vector for the imaginary part bi + cj + dk, and defined what are now known as the scalar (or dot) and vector (or cross) products. It was through successive work in the 19th century of the Britons Peter Guthrie Tait, James Clerk Maxwell, and Oliver Heaviside and the American Josiah Willard Gibbs that an autonomous theory of vectors was first established while developing on Hamilton&#39;s initial ideas" (Britannica). Recently, quaternions have found new life in the modeling of the three-dimensional rotations involved in modern computer graphics. "Hamilton&#39;s achievement in constructing quaternions is of considerable historical interest. It marked a turning point in the development of mathematics, involving as it did the introduction of noncommuting quantities into the subject matter of the field as well as an exemplary set of new entities and operations, the quaternion systerial agency, harnessing and directing that agency--domesticating it" (Andrew Pickering, "Concepts and the Mangle of Practice: Constructing Quaternions"). Hamilton first presented his remarkable invention of Quaternions in a lecture given at the Royal Irish Academy on November 13, 1843. Though Hamilton&#39;s lecture is recorded in the Proceedings of the Academy for that date, his work on Quaternions did not appear in print until July of 1844 in the present volume. He later expanded and developed his invention in his more famous 1853 book Lectures on Quaternions (listed in PMM). In: The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine, vol.XXV, 3rd Series, no.163, 166 & 169. London: Richard and John E. Taylor, 1844. Octavo, early contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Some rubbing to spine and extremities. Internally fine.

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        MITCHELL&#146;S NATIONAL MAP OF THE AMERICAN REPUBLIC OF UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA. TOGETHER WITH MAPS THE VICINITIES OF THIRTY- TWO OF THE PRINCIPAL CITIES AND TOWNS OF THE UNION

      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&#146;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).

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        Autograph quotation signed and dated, (Thomas, 1795-1881, Historian)

      1843 - "the Night cometh wherein no man can work", London, 24th September mounted with a contemporary engraving

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        Frygt og Bæven. Dialektisk Lyrik af Johannes de silentio.

      C.A. Reitzel, København 1843. VIII+133 sider. Næsten samtidigt halvlæderbind af kalveskind. De udvendige false lidt skrammede. Gamle navne på fribladet.. Første udgave. Himmelstrup 48.** First edition. Near contemporary half-calf binding with gilt decorations on spine. Old names on flyleaf

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        Enten-Eller. Et Livs-Fragment udgivet af Victor Eremita.

      2 volumes. C.A. Reitzel, Copenhagen 1843. (XXII)+470; (8)+368 pages, including both the halftitle pages, which normally are missing. Bound in two slightly newer (early 20th century) halfleather bindings of calf. With gilt decoration on the spines and topedges gilt. Untrimmed. Lithographed portrait of Kierkegaard inserted. Bookplate on fly-leaf (Peter Magnussen). Very minor foxing inside. Sidepaper on the first volume with a small tear. A nice copy indeed.. Printing and the Mind of Man 314; Himmelstrup 20. First edition of Kierkegaards main work, only printed in 525 copies. Note that the text on the spine of this contemporary set simply says "Enten-Eller" and not Kierkegaard: They were published by the unlikely author name "Victor Eremita", which everybody of course reckoned as a false name

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        The Prophet of the Nineteenth Century; or the Rise, Progress and Present State of the Mormons, or Latter-day Saints: To Which is Appended an Analysis of the Book of Mormon

      London: J.G.F. And J. Rivington, 1843. xx, 277pp, [3]. Original blindstamped cloth, title in gilt to spine. Spine ends slightly chipped, corners bumped and worn, slightly discoloured, light dampstaining to rear bottom corner. Internally some light browning, lacks ffep, frontispiece oxidised, previous owners name written several times to front pastedown. Lithographic frontispiece &#39;The prophet pronouncing the Greek psalter to be a dictionary of Egyptian hieroglyphics&#39;. Flake/Draper 01237, Hawes C235. First Edition. Hardback. Good. 8vo.

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        Palaeographia Sacra Pictoria: Being a Series of Illustrations of the Ancient Versions of the Bible Copied from Illuminated Manuscripts Executed between the Fourth and Sixteenth Centuries

      London: William Smith, 1843-1845. First edition.. Folio, approximately 10 by 12 inches. Preliminary matter and letterpress descriptions arranged according to the different versions of the Bible: Original languages, Oriental versions, Western versions. Complete with 50 chromolithographed plates highlighted with gold and silver. Sections are: Hebrew, Greek, Syrian, Coptic, Arabic, Armenian, then Latin (Ancient Italian, Irish, Welsh, Anglo-Saxon, Frankish, Lombardic, Visigothic-Spanish, Modern Gothic, Roman Revival; then Slavonic, Moesogothic, Anglo-Saxon an a few more recent Western versions executed before the invention of Printing. Contemporary half leather, spine in six compartments with raised bands, tooled in guilt, marbled paper boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. A couple of text pages with light foxing else a fine copy. A reprint by Bohn was issued in 1849.

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

      London, Chapman and Hall, 1843- 48., 1843. FIRST EDITIONS. Small 8vo. Illustrated with engravings; &#39;A Christmas Carol&#39; with many plates hand coloured. 5 volumes uniformly bound in bright red crushed morocco leather, five raised bands to spine, delicate floral gilt, lavish bells and holly decoartions to all boards, marbled endleaves, all edges gilt. Original cloth bound in at the rear. Internally clean and bright. Minor repair to corner of pictorial title page of the Haunted Man volume. Tissue guards present. Occasional foxing. A fine set in sumptuous leather binding. All First Editions, various issues. Christmas Carol first issue with &#39;Stave 1&#39;. 1st Issue Cricket on the Hearth, 4th Issue Battle of Life, 2nd Issue Chimes. A neat and pretty little set. Eckell [110]. Bleiler; Checklist of Fantastic Literature [254]

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        Raccolta delle Principale Vedute di Roma e Suoi Contorni

      Rome: l&#146;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&#146;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.

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        HISTORY OF THE REIGN OF FERDINAND AND ISABELLA, THE CATHOLIC, OF SPAIN

      Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1843. 3 volumes. Early printing in original three-decker format. With a number of engraved portraits and other illustrations. 8vo, very handsomely bound in fine dark-blue morocco over marbled boards, the spines with raised bands gilt stopped, compartments with fine decorated panels gilt, two compartments lettered in gilt, covers with gilt border lines, t.e.g. cxxiv, 411; xvi, 531; xviii, 509 pp. A very handsome set in fine order and a pleasing state of preservation. SCARCE IN FINE BINDING AND A VERY HANDSOME SET INDEED OF THIS IMPORTANT WORK. William Prescott was known as one of the United States&#146; foremost historians. At the time that Prescott undertook this project, no English speaking historians had explored Spanish history using Spanish sources. With the increasing liberalization of the government at the time of his writing, he was able to take full advantage of primary sources that had been previously inaccessible to scholars. Additionally, he drew upon literary, political and traditional historical sources to give a more complex, and ultimately more complete interpretation of the history at the time. Interestingly, Prescott had lost his sight at the beginning of this project and was thus forced to rely on a reader for all of his research. Prescott&#146;s work begins with a rigorous explication of Spanish history during the Middle Ages and an account of Spain&#146;s political conditions in the fifteenth century. There is also a discussion of the Moors and the development of the Inquisition. As a description of the critical period of Spanish history when Spain was consolidated into one of the first nation-states from a number of smaller kingdoms, this work remains unrivaled. This was Prescott&#146;s first history, taking ten years of his life to complete. Its superior qualities were recognized throughout Europe and America, putting his reputation at the head of American historians.

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        INCIDENTS OF TRAVEL IN YUCATAN

      London: John Murray, 1843. 2 volumes. First edition. With 120 fine engravings, including the two large multi-folding frontispieces and a folding map. The engraved plates were made from daguerreotype views and drawings by Frederick Catherwood. 8vo, very handsomely bound by Bayntun of Bath in three-quarter royal blue morocco over marbled boards, the spines richly gilt tooled with elaborate panel designs within gilt ruled compartments between gilt decorated raised bands, two compartments lettered in gilt, corner-pieces gilt ruled, t.e.g. xii, 459; xvi, 478. An ususually fine and handsome set, very well preserved and very clean, a touch of unnoticeable refurbishment to the folding plates. RARE FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION OF STEPHENS&#146; CLASSIC WORK ON CENTRAL AMERICA. Stephens was the first westerner to penetrate the jungles of Central America and explore the ruins of the Mayan civilization. William Catherwood&#39;s drawings of stelae and other monuments and buildings contribute enormously to the importance of the work. Their first expedition into Central America was cut short by illness before the regions of Yucatan were completely explored; this is the account of their second sojourn into those areas, to complete the work they had originally undertaken. Stephens&#146; work inspired generations of Meso-American scholars to preserve and explore these remarkable ruins. Catherwood&#146;s illustrations set the standard for archaeological illustration and in this case are the earliest and sometimes the only record of these monuments. Stephens had been sent, in 1839, by President Martin Van Buren to Central America on a confidential diplomatic visit. He was accompanied by Frederick Catherwood, an English artist with archeological experience. Together, they recorded teir observations on the ancient ruins in words and sketches, publishing INCIDENTS OF TRAVEL IN CENTRAL AMERICA, CHIAPAS AND YUCATAN in 1841. In the same year they returned to the region for a more comprehensive study and in 843 published their second collaborative effort INCIDENTS OF TRAVEL IN YUCATAN. In these works, &#147;the wonderful structures of the race of Indians which once inhabited the peninsula of Central America are here described by pen and pencil with great clearness and minuteness&#148; (Field, 379). Stephens wrote &#147;with a quick and keen observation, an appreciative and good-natured sense of the ludicrous, and a remarkable facility of retaining vividly to the last the freshness of first impressions&#148; (DNB). As a result of his extensive travels and popular narrative accounts, Stephens quickly became known as &#147;the American traveler&#148; (DNB).

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        Istoria del Concilio di Trento scritta dal padre Sforza Pallavicino della Compagnia di Gesù poi Cardinale della Santa Romana Chiesa. Ove insieme rifiutasi con autorevoli testimonianze un'Istoria falsa divolgata nello stesso argomento sotto nome di Pietro Soave Polano

      Pirotta,, Milano, 1843 - Sei parti in tre volumi di cm. 22,5, pp. lxiv, 327 (1); 545 (1); 525 (3); 466 (2); 535 (1); 383 (1) + 85 (3) d'indici. Bellissima leg. coeva in mezza pelle verde con ricchi ed eleganti fregi, tit. e filetti in oro al dorso. Ottimamente conservato. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Handbuch des Schachspiels

      x+494+[4 ad] pages with tables and diagrams. Small quarto (10 1/4" x 6 1/4") bound three quarter leather with marbled boards and gilt lettering to spine. Introduction by Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa. (Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana: 713) Second edition.Handbuch des Schachspiels (Handbook of Chess, often simply called the Handbuch) is a chess book, first published in 1843 by Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa. It was one of the most important opening references for many decades. The Handbuch had been the project of Paul Rudolf von Bilguer, who was with von der Lasa a member of the Berlin Chess Club and the influential group of chess masters later called the Berlin Pleiades. Bilguer died in 1840, with the work still in the early stages. Von der Lasa completed the project and saw it published, with his friend von Bilguer alone named as author. It contained comprehensive analyses of all opening variations then known, plus a section on the history and literature of chess. Von der Lasa prepared four further editions (1852, 1858, 1864, and 1874). The sixth edition (1880) was by Constantin Schwede; and the seventh edition (1891) was by Emil Schallopp, with the assistance of Louis Paulsen. Carl Schlechter, who had drawn a match for the World Championship with Emanuel Lasker in 1910, prepared the eighth and final edition. Published in eleven parts between 1912 and 1916, it totaled 1,040 pages and included contributions by Rudolf Spielmann, Siegbert Tarrasch, and Richard Teichmann. International Master William Hartston called it "a superb work, perhaps the last to encase successfully the whole of chess knowledge within a single volume."Condition: Rebound, damp stain through page 53, some foxing else about very good.

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        Neuestes und gründlichstes alphabetisches Lexicon der sämmtlichen Ortschaften der deutschen Bundesstaaten. Nebentitel: Vollständiges topographisch-justitiarisches Handbuch der sämmtlichen Deutschen Bundesstaaten ... Abteilung 2, enthaltend die Großherzogthümer Baden, Hessen, Luxemburg, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Oldenburg und die Herzogthümer Holstein und Lauenburg

      Naumburg, Zimmermann 1843 -1845. 22 cm. 2 Bände. 8, (4), 820; (4), 856 Seiten Festeinband, Ledereinband der Zeit mit Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung - Engelmann, Geogr. 420 - Innendeckel Besitzvermerk "Landgericht zu Vechta", schönes Exemplar -

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        Cromwell: a prize poem, recited in the theatre, Oxford; June 28, 1843

      Oxford: Printed and Published by J. Vincent, 1843. First edition of the author&#39;s second appearance in book form, preceded by his first book, Alaric in Rome, 1840. 12mo (7-1/4 x 4-1/2 inches). 15 pp. Original printed gray wrappers. In blue cloth slipcase and chemise. Bookplate of Blairhame. Smart 2, Tinker 125; Ashley Catalogue 1, p. 9 . Arnold was awarded the Newdigate Prize for this poem, written while he was a student at Oxford

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        CHRISTMAS CAROL. In Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1843. First edition, with "Stave I" in A CHRISTMAS CAROL, earliest state of the binding, and first issue points including green endpapers and title in red and blue. With four color illustrations and four woodcuts by John Leech. Small 8vo, in handsome full brown calf with red morocco spine brightly decorated in gilt in a holly motif, with the original cloth covers and green endpapers bound in the rear. 166, 2 ads pp. A very nice and clean copy of Dicken&#39;s most beloved Christmas tale, quite attractive. THE MOST FAMOUS CHRISTMAS STORY OF ALL TIME. Dickens&#39; captured the popular imagination as no other novelist had done, he was held in in high critical esteem by contemporaries as varied as Queen Victoria and Dostoevsky. He called his extremely popular A CHRISTMAS CAROL a &#147;whimsical sort of masque intended to awaken loving and forbearing thoughts.&#148; The lasting appeal of this novel has proven it to be much more. It had been dramatized on the London stage within a month of its publication and has been made into no less then 17 motion pictures.

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        Narrative of the Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet in California, Sonora, and Western Texas. In three volumes

      London - Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1843 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A very scarce first edition and complete set of Captain Marryat&#39;s novel. First Edition. Volume I features a fold-out map. Complete in three volumes. Captain Frederick Marryat (10 July 1792 9 August 1848) was an English Royal Navy officer, novelist, and a contemporary and acquaintance of Charles Dickens, noted today as an early pioneer of the sea story. He is now known particularly for the semi-autobiographical novel Mr Midshipman Easy and his children&#39;s novel The Children of the New Forest, and for a widely used system of maritime flag signalling, known as Marryat&#39;s Code. Monsieur Violet was Marryat&#39;s twentieth book. It was written after Marryat&#39;s visit to America, the diary of which had been published in 1839. Much of the material for this book must have been gathered during that visit. Condition: In half calf bindings with marbled boards. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Internally, firmly bound. Generally clean with some scattered spots prominent to the endpapers. Minormoulding to the endpapers. Some marks to pp. 255-280 of volume I. Copperplate ink inscription to the verso of the front free endpaper, dated 1844. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Weale&#39;s Quarterly Papers on Architecture

      45 - London - John Weale, 1843 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The complete nine parts ofof John Weale&#39;s Quarterly Papers on Architecture, (four volumes) examining ecclesiastical architecture throughout Europe. With over two hundred and twenty plates, many of which are beautifully coloured, depicting stained glass windows, cathedral constructions and ground plans, gargoyles, and fonts amongst other architectural points of interest. John Weale (17911862) was an English publisher of popular scientific, architectural, engineering and educational works. He took a particular interest in the study of architecture. In 1823 he issued a bibliographical Catalogue of Works on Architecture and the Fine Arts, of which a new edition appeared in 1854. He bought the architectural publishing business at 59 High Holborn built up by Isaac Taylor and his son Josiah Taylor as The Architectural Library, after Josiah&#39;s death in 1834. He followed the Catalogue in 184950 with a Rudimentary Dictionary of Terms used in Architecture, Building, and Engineering, a work which reached a fifth edition in 1876. The whole was published in nine parts to be collated as four volumes: Contains Parts I-VII, supplement to part VI, and A Treatise on the Pointed Style of Architecture in Belgium. Very scarce in any condition, even more so in the publishers wraps. Condition: In paper bindings. Externally some wear to original paper covers. Internally, binding in most volumes is very tender though completely original and a remarkable survival. Volume III is partially disbound: the binding has failed and some plates are loose but present. Pages are generally bright but with some scattered spotting and some foxing to a few of the plates. With library plates from Worcester Library to verso of paper cover (probably removeable with care) and some blindstamps from time to time internally. Small copperplate labels to spines. A scarce set with very bright plates, binding tender as expect with this sort of age and binding. Overall: GOOD..

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        New Memoir on the Nervous System

      London, Paris: Baillière, 1843 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 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), unobstrusive 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..

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        Commentaire Sur la Constitution Federale des Etats-Unis, Precede

      1843. Story, Joseph [1779-1845]. Odent, Paul, Editor and Translator. Commentaire Sur la Constitution Federale des Etats-Unis, Precede d&#39;un Apercu sur l&#39;Histoire des Colonies et des Etats Avant l&#39;Adoption de la Constitution, Traduit du Commentaire de J. Story, Professeur de Droit a L&#39;Universite de Harvard, Et Augmente des Observations de Mm. Jefferson, Rawle, De Tocqueville, Etc., Et de Notes Sur la Jurisprudence et L&#39;Organisation Judiciaire, par Paul Odent, Docteur en Droit, Avocat a la Cour Royale de Paris, Ancien Avocat aux Conseils du Roi et a la Cour de Cassation. Paris: Joubert, Libraire de la Court de Cassation, 1843. Two volumes. Octavo (8" x 5-1/4"). Contemporary quarter sheep over marbled boards, gilt title, fillets and blind-stamped ornaments to spine, speckled edges, marbled endpapers. Some rubbing to extremities, light rubbing and a few minor scuffs to boards, hinges starting. Moderate toning to text, light foxing in places, mostly to margins. Early owner stamp (A. Armand) to front endleaf of each volume, interiors otherwise clean. A nice copy of a scarce title. * First French edition. The first complete translation into a foreign language, it is taken from Story&#39;s first abridged edition (1833). Along with Franz Joseph Buss&#39;s Uber die Verfassungs-Urkunde der Vereinigten Staaten von Nord Amerika. Historischer Teil, Nach Story&#39;s Commentarien Bearbeitet (1838), Odent&#39;s preface is an important source of information on the European reception of Story&#39;s work and the American Constitution. In addition to original notes Odent added relevant commentary by Jefferson, Rawle, Tocqueville and others and discussing aspects of the American government that could be adopted in Europe. OCLC locates 3 copies in North American law schools (George Washington University, University of Alabama, University of Michigan). Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 2918.

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        [Plate] A WINNEBAGO [From HISTORY OF THE INDIAN TRIBES OF NORTH AMERICA]

      [Philadelphia: Daniel Rice and James G. Clark, 1843]. Printed and coloured at the Lithographic and Print Colouring Establishment. A beautifully lithographed colour plate reproduced from the original painting by Charles Bird King. Folio, Image size roughly 13 by 9 inches, with captions beneath, printed on a folio sheet of rag paper measuring 20 by 14.5 inches. An original handcoloured PLATE FROM &#39;One of the most costly and important works ever published on the American Indians&#39; -Field. The lithographs from McKenney and Hall&#146;s HISTORY OF THE INDIAN TRIBES OF NORTH AMERICA are not only amongst the greatest hand-coloured American illustrated plates of the 19th century, but are also an American cultural treasure providing an historical record of the portraits of the chiefs, warriors and women of the various tribes. The lithographs are faithfully produced from original oil paintings either by Charles Bird King painted from life in his studio in Washington or reproduced by King from the watercolours of the famous frontier artist James Otto Lewis as well as a few other artists.

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        CUADERNO DE BITACORA - DIARIO DE NAVEGACIÓN - BARCELONA - LA HABANA - VIGO - CADIZ - HAMBURGO

      BARCELONA - LA HABANA - HAMBURGO 1843 - CUADERNO DE BITACORA - DIARIO DE NAVEGACIÓN - BARCELONA - LA HABANA - VIGO - CADIZ - HAMBURGO - del 30 de Mayo de 1843 al 19 de Julio de 1844 - BERGANTIN ESPAÑOL - JULIO - Capitán Don Jaime Pujol - 194 páginas de paginas del cuaderno - Extraordinario documento en muy buen estado - Gastos de envío a cargo del comprador [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        John Bunyan Pilgrim&#39;s Progress Pictorial Edition from 1843

      George Virtue, 1843. Later. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. Bunyan, John. The Pilgrim&#39;s Progress. Most Carefully Collated with the Edition Containing the Author&#39;s Last Additions and Corrections, and a Life of the Author, by the Rev. Robert Philip. George Virtue, 1843. The pictorial edition of this classic work. Full leather binding. Gilt tooling on boards and spine. Gilt page edges. Marble end pages. Tightly bound. Boards had minor rubbing. Book plate on front end page. Pages 305/306 missing. Very good condition.

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        Victory of Trafalgar

      Originally published by J.W. Laird 1843, 1960. Copper engravings, later impression, c1960. Hand coloured. FiLarge Marinesne condition. Good wide margins, printed on thick paper. Size: 77 x 51 cm. (30½ x 20 inches). Four magnificent prints of the Battle of Trafalgar, at various stages. Two prints, from before the battle, show the Van and Rear divisions approaching battle. Plate 3 shows a scene &#39;nearly at the close of action&#39;, with the French ships trying to escape and Plate 4, at the end of the battle shows the &#39;tenders of the British fleet saving their conquered enemies from the flames of their own Vessel&#39;. The prints are dedicated to Horatio Nelson; below Plates 1 & 2 is written: &#39;To my Country Men, these Prints, descriptive of the ever memorable attack on the combined Fleets of France and Spain by the British fleet under the Command of the Illustrious Lord Nelson, as a monument and tribute to his Memory is with greatest deference submitted - By Their Humble Obedient Servant Robt. Dodd.&#39; Priced as a set of four. Engraved by DODD, Robert

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        Theoretisch-practischer Unterricht im Zeichnen

      Verlag von Johann Adam Stein. Hardcover. B00BPXIMYC 1843 Verlag von Johann Adam Stein. Folio sized. An exceedingly scarce art instruction reference volume, with text in German and many illustrations, diagrams and anatomical sketches in black & white. Complete in 6 sections, bound as one. The text block has come loose from the binding at the front hinge. There are light notes and markings to the text, which is heavily foxed and has minor dampstaining throughout. The quarter-leather bound boards are soiled and worn at the extremities. 100% satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. . Fair. 1/1/0001.

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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

      London.: Thomas Rodd. Compton & Ritchie, 1843 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&#39;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&#39;s so-called facsimile reprint of 1843 is in fact the actual princeps of the Address.". Photos available upon request.

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        JUDAH&#146;s LION

      New York; John S. Taylor. 1843. Cloth. Publishers cloth. 12mo. 358 pages. 19 cm. First edition. Singerman 0833. This novel is considered to be the first English language &#145;Zionist Novel&#146; (it predates George Eliot&#146;s &#145;Daniel Deronda&#146; by thirty years); the story concerns the return of an English Jew (Alick) to the Holy Land; it binds together English and Jewish history.This was the last novel the author wrote. Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna (1790-1846) wrote on the plight of English factory workers, was well known in her time for her novels and her Orange-Protestant essays and poems, was passionate about gardening, a pioneer of deaf education, and also wrote children&#146;s stories. In her later years she defended the rights of Judaism, and in her last three years was a close friend of Moses Montefiore, owing to her fundraising on behalf of the Jews of Mogador in 1844 (she raised the most money of anyone for the Jewish community in the besieged Moroccan coastal city), her public protest against the policies of Tsar Nicholas I towards Jews, and her 1844 letter to the Bishop of Jerusalem, entitled &#145;Israel&#146;s Ordinances.&#146; &#147;As Tonna&#146;s health deteriorated rapidly, the Montefiores became devoted friends. When she set out on her final journey to Ramsgate from London, it was Montefiore who bade her farewell at the train station and handed her a basket of grapes.&#147; (Pg. 215; &#145;Moses Montefiore: Jewish Liberator, Imperial Hero&#146;; by Abigail Green). Her work, "Days of Old,&#146; by Charlotte Elizabeth (Mrs. Tonner)&#148; was part of the sixth volume published by the American Jewish Publication Society in 1847 (Jewish Miscellany no. VI; which also includes two works by Isaac Leeser, &#147;Rachel Levi, A Tale&#148; and &#147;The Jews and Their Religion&#148;), two years after the society was founded by Isaac Leeser (EJ 1906; American Jewish Publication Society). Bound in black cloth with gilt title on spine. Subjects: Jews - Fiction. Fiction (English). Bound in original cloth with gilt title on spine. Subjects: Jews - Fiction. Fiction (English). OCLC lists 17 copies. Light tear to cloth at top, lightly foxed endpages, previous owners dedication on endpage, light foxing throughout, overall, clean and fresh. Very good condition. (AMR-39-32) xxx .

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        Estudios sobre las Constituciones de los Pueblos Libres. Traducidos al castellano por Don León José Serrano y Don Felipe Picón Garcia

      Madrid, Imprenta de la Amistad, calle de Jardines, núm. 16, 1843. 4to.; 2 hs., X - 320 pp. Encuadernación de época en media piel, con lomera ornada. La presente obra del gran historiador y economista suizo, publicada originalmente en Bruselas,1836, marca una etapa importante en la reflexión política liberal del Siglo XIX, en la que se pone de manifiesto la contradicción existente entre «soberanía popular» como principio de legitimidad política, y «soberanía nacional» o legitimidad política en acto, cuya articulación continúa aún hoy planteando problemas a los juristas y constitucionalistas contemporáneos, Para Sismondi el Pueblo se encuentra englobado por la Nación y es precisamente esa parte de la Nación, en absoluto constituída como autoridad, la que participa en la Soberanía de una forma Igualitaria, siendo de este Principio de donde se infiere una toma de posición a favor del sufragio universal, entendido como el medio adecuado de hacer participar al Pueblo en el ejercicio de la Soberanía, y encontrar en el mismo el fundamento de la legitimidad política. Sismondi, el pensador económico que según Marx fue «el primer crítico del capitalismo industrial», expresa aquí, hacia el fin de sus días, por vez primera la más vigorosa reflexión sobre la exigencia de democraticidad de los sistemas políticos, a través de la evolución del principio de soberania, el sufragio universal y la autodeterminación de los Pueblos.

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