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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; 'A Christmas Carol' 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 'Stave 1'. 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’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.

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      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’ 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’s work begins with a rigorous explication of Spanish history during the Middle Ages and an account of Spain’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’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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      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’ 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'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’ work inspired generations of Meso-American scholars to preserve and explore these remarkable ruins. Catherwood’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, “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” (Field, 379). Stephens wrote “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” (DNB). As a result of his extensive travels and popular narrative accounts, Stephens quickly became known as “the American traveler” (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'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's most beloved Christmas tale, quite attractive. THE MOST FAMOUS CHRISTMAS STORY OF ALL TIME. Dickens' 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 “whimsical sort of masque intended to awaken loving and forbearing thoughts.” 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'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's novel The Children of the New Forest, and for a widely used system of maritime flag signalling, known as Marryat's Code. Monsieur Violet was Marryat's twentieth book. It was written after Marryat'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's Quarterly Papers on Architecture

      45 - London - John Weale, 1843 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The complete nine parts ofof John Weale'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'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'un Apercu sur l'Histoire des Colonies et des Etats Avant l'Adoption de la Constitution, Traduit du Commentaire de J. Story, Professeur de Droit a L'Universite de Harvard, Et Augmente des Observations de Mm. Jefferson, Rawle, De Tocqueville, Etc., Et de Notes Sur la Jurisprudence et L'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's first abridged edition (1833). Along with Franz Joseph Buss's Uber die Verfassungs-Urkunde der Vereinigten Staaten von Nord Amerika. Historischer Teil, Nach Story's Commentarien Bearbeitet (1838), Odent's preface is an important source of information on the European reception of Story'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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      [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 'One of the most costly and important works ever published on the American Indians' -Field. The lithographs from McKenney and Hall’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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      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's Progress Pictorial Edition from 1843

      George Virtue, 1843. Later. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. Bunyan, John. The Pilgrim's Progress. Most Carefully Collated with the Edition Containing the Author'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 'nearly at the close of action', with the French ships trying to escape and Plate 4, at the end of the battle shows the 'tenders of the British fleet saving their conquered enemies from the flames of their own Vessel'. The prints are dedicated to Horatio Nelson; below Plates 1 & 2 is written: '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.' 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's own statement has ever been discovered; and no mention of any kind either of its printing or distribution is to be found in the correspondence of Shelley or any of his friends. My own opinion is that no original ever existed, that the private impression of twenty copies was a myth, and that Rodd's so-called facsimile reprint of 1843 is in fact the actual princeps of the Address.". Photos available upon request.

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        JUDAH’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 ‘Zionist Novel’ (it predates George Eliot’s ‘Daniel Deronda’ 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’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 ‘Israel’s Ordinances.’ “As Tonna’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.“ (Pg. 215; ‘Moses Montefiore: Jewish Liberator, Imperial Hero’; by Abigail Green). Her work, "Days of Old,’ by Charlotte Elizabeth (Mrs. Tonner)” 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, “Rachel Levi, A Tale” and “The Jews and Their Religion”), 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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        Narrative of a Voyage Round the World, Performed in Her Majesty's Ship Sulphur, During the Years 1836 - 1842, Including Details of the Naval Operations in China, from Dec. 1840, to Nov. 1841

      London: Henry Colburn 1843, 1st Edition. (Hardcover) xxii, [1], 387, [16pp. pub adverts.]; vi, [1], 474pp. Very good. Octavo, in original blind stamped straight grain blue cloth, with gilt titles. Spines slightly faded, covers a little rubbed, but without loss of cloth. In Canary yellow endpapers, with light soiling, with bookplate of Frank S. Streeter. Text blocks clean and tight. Three maps laid loose in the front board of Vol. 1. Eight full page engravings in Volume 1 and Eleven in Volume 2 all with plate tissues. Numerous vignettes in both volumes. 16 page catalogue dated Feb. 1843 in the back of Vol. 1. Corners a little bumped. Captain Edward Belcher (1799-1877) served on, or was in command of, numerous surveys of the coasts of Northern and Western Africa, Ireland, Western America, China, Borneo, the Phillipines, and Formosa. In 1852, he commanded the expedition in search of Sir John Franklin. Belcher's account of his circumnavigation commences in February, 1837, in Panama, when he took command of the Royal Navy Ship Sulphur and, together with the RNS Starling, sailed northward to Central America, thence to the Sandwich Islands [Hawaii]. Then sailed back to North America, exploring the Vancouver Island area, then to San Francisco, and south down the coasts of California, and Central America, back to Panama. In 1838, Belcher headed back north, largely repeating the previous cruise, with more stops. Belcher then set sail across the Pacific, visiting Tahiti, Tonga, the New Hebrides, and today's Indonesia. He was then ordered to China, and took part in the naval operations there. Returned to England, via Singapore, Sumatra, Ceylon, Madagascar. Cape of Good Hope, St. Helena and Ascension. Lada Mocarski 117; Hill page 20..

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      1843. Fine. Malte-Brun, Conrad. PRECIS DE LA GEOGRAPHIE UNIVERSELLE ou Description de Toutes les Parties du Monde... d'apres les grandes divisions naturelles du globe. Revised and augmented by Jean-Jacques-Nicolas Huot. Atlas volume. Paris, Bureau des Publications Illustrees, 1843. Folio. (iv)pp. (86)ff. Contemporary red quarter-morocco, gilt. Contains 86 plates with 72 beautifully engraved, hand-colored maps, fourteen of them double-page. Without the text volumes, published 1840-42. One-inch tear to edge of one plate, not affecting printed area, and wear to extremities of binding, else fine. The plates are clean and lovely. Only one copy of the set, which may or may not include the atlas, listed in OCLC.

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        History of the Sandwich Islands

      Lahainaluna,: Mission Seminary,, 1843.. Octavo, with a folding frontispiece map; two library stamps on title-page; a very good copy in the original brown blind-stamped cloth. The first locally-produced study of the Hawaiian Islands and their history, this important early printing from the first press of the Hawaiian missionaries at Lahaina on Maui is 'one of the most important documents of its time' (Forbes).'This is the first account of the Sandwich Islands published locally. The account of Cook's visit and his death differs only in minor details from that given in his earlier work [i.e. the History and General Views published in New York in 1839 - a much more familiar book on the market]...' (Holmes).This is the form in which the book is most often seen with the folding chart present, and with the Honolulu printing of the appendix (see Forbes for details of the two versions of the appendix). A very small number of copies of the book (issued later than the others) contain an extra series of four views of the islands, while some copies issued early do not contain the chart.Our description of this copy of the book in our catalogue of the Parsons collection was in error: the physical description wrongly stated that the four engravings were present.Forbes, 'Hawaiian National Bibliography', 1383; 'Hawaii One Hundred', 66; Hill, 476; Holmes, 89.

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        Viajes Cientificos en todo el mundo

      Madrid,: Don I. Boix,, 1843.. Large octavo, with a frontispiece portrait of the author, two folding maps (a large one of the Pacific and another of Sydney) and twelve lithograph plates; some spotting (as usual, single wormhole in blank margins of about half the book, small piece torn from one blank corner of title; original Spanish quarter calf. 'One of the rarest and least-known voyages to the Pacific... This work is cited in a few scattered bibliographies with the erroneous annotation that it contains the author's seven voyages. Actually the entire work covers only the Pacific Voyage, the sixth and most important...' (Hill).This is the first edition of a very scarce travel account which was printed in Spain for distribution to subscribers in Venezuela (listed at the end of the work). Michelena y RÛjas' long description of Australia is illustrated with a folding map of Sydney and two excellent lithographs (the Government Stables and Botanic Gardens; and a group of Aborigines outside their dwelling). Ferguson knew only his own and the National Library copies.The long Hawaiian section is also of great interest, with three excellent lithographs - a portrait of John Adams; a fine view of Honolulu; and another romanticised view.'The author, a native of Venezuela, was in Hawaii for 33 days in 1840 and devotes four chapters... to this visit. Much of the text recording the author's stay in Honolulu is devoted to the Catholic-Protestant controversy. A subsequent chapter does include observations on Hawaiian customs... and contains an account of a visit to the island of Hawaii. The author departed Honolulu on the Hawaiian barkentine Rosa (Capt. Joseph Metcalf) July 29, 1840. In the passenger list published in the Polynesian he is listed as Mr. Michellini. The ship, under Hawaiian registry, was recorded as bound for Sydney and was making a trading voyage to the South and Western Pacific en route... His visit to Ponape, in the Caroline Islands, has long been thought a significant and early account of that area and has been quoted in a number of important publications. A modern scholar has determined, however, that RÛjas in fact "lifted" most of the text of this chapter from an account written by a Mr. Campbell, surgeon on the cutter Lambton, who visited Ponape in 1835 and shortly thereafter published an account of his voyage in the June 23, 1836, issue of a Sydney newspaper, the Colonist...' (Forbes). The suggestion that Michelena's account is partly a hoax was first raised by S.H. Riesenberg ("A Pacific Voyager's Hoax" in Ethnohistory, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 238-264).Hill, 1157; O'Reilly-Reitman, 1039.

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      Paris: Victor Masson; Matthieu Bonafous; Felix-Edouard Gurrin-Menevill. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1843. First Edition. Hardcover. Plates; Natural History; Nature; Science; Maritime; Voyages; Color lithos; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 134, 107 pages; SOUVENIRS D'UN VOYAGE DANS L'INDE, EXECUTE DE 1834 A 1839 [COLOR PLATES] OUVRAGE ENRICHI DE TRENTE-CINQ PLANCHES. Delessert's voyage to India. 8 uncolored lithographed plates of Indian landscapes and cities; 27 engraved zoological plates, all but 4 hand-colored; folding engraved map is present in back. Half title. 2 parts in one volume. Large 8vo, later 19th-century 1/2 morocco gilt, spine ends and raised bands rubbed, cover corners worn; occasional marginal fingersoiling, half-title and title chipped along fore edge, plate 5 in part 1 badly foxed, stain in blank lower outer corner of plate 10 in part 2. Paris, 1843 . Contents generally VG with plate colors bright. First edition. Nissen ZBI 1067; Vicaire III, 119. French Language text. .

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        Abhandlungen zur Ästhetik

      Prag, Borrosch et André 1843.. 1. Lieferung. 4°. 92 S. Ln. Stellenw. stockfl. - (Aus den Abhandlungen der k. böhm. Gesellschaften V. Folge, Bd. 3 besonders abgedruckt) Goed. XII, 355, 20; Ziegenfuß I, 132 - Dazu: Ders. Über die Eintheilung der schönen Künste. Eine ästhetische Abhandlung. Prag, Calve 1849. kl.-4°. 46 S. OBrosch. Einband leicht randrissig. EA.- Goed. XII, 355, 26. - Die zweite der beiden "Abhandlungen zur Ästhetik". - Bolzano (1781-1848) Philosoph, Priester, Prof. an der Univ. in Prag, "früh schon wegen Hinneigung zu Kant u. Schelling Verfolgungen ausgesetzt, wurde er 1820 seines Lehramtes entsetzt und durch Polizeimaßregeln in seiner schriftstellerischen Tätigkeit gehemmt" (Goedeke).

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

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

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        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. 1st Edition. 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.

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        Plate XXVI Wolverine. Gulo Luscus, Lin (Linnaeus). The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America

      Philadelphia: Audubon, J.J., 1843. Imperial Folio Edition Near Fine Condition with rich original hand-coloring. A Near Fine orginal hand-colored lithograph by JT Bowen after painting by John James Audubon. (1785-1851). Near Fine condition with a few light foxing spots at edge, not effecting the image. Rich original color, full margins. Imperial Folio (22 x 28 inches) framed to 33.75 x 29.25 inches. Archivally framed in Ecru pongee with goldleaf bevel and 2" gold leaf & burl Neoclassical frame by Lowry-James Rare Prints & Books.& & The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America (Philadelphia c.1845-48) represents the culmination of a lifelong dream held by America's most prominent naturalist and visionary, John James Audubon (1785-1851). Following the completion of his magnum opus, the Double Elephant Folio Edition of Birds of America, c. 1824-38, Audubon was at liberty to pursue a project close to his heart, large scale portraits of all of North America's native animals. Audubon's effort to render America four-legged (thus quadruped) mammals in their natural settings pioneered the way for an entire culture of naturalist artists and engravers. Once the animals were placed within their native habitat, inspired by Audubon's classical composition and watchful eye, most subsequent naturalist painters rarely presented animals and birds void of a full botanical perch, landscaped setting, or woodland background. Very few, if any naturalist artists returned to the solo vignette so commonly found in most natural history works from the previous three centuries. & Audubon's dream to complete this monumental work was made manifest through the artistic and clerical assistance of his two sons, John Woodhouse and Victor Gifford, as well as the Reverend John Bachman, who contributed the excellent text for the production. & Today, the tale of Audubon's westward journey to hunt and gather skins and specimens and thus inspiration to complete the 155 paintings for the Quadrupeds is common enough. The story of how he sold his work through subscription format and created a smaller (Royal Octavo Edition) as a more democratic and affordable option to the production has been told religiously, and in great detail, by anyone reviewing these masterpieces once again. Yet through these critiques, America's premier ornithologist, painter and naturalist has gained his rightful place among the masters of Animal Portraiture, painters like Edwin Landseer and George Stubbs. & Regardless of any criticism his artistic practices and personal affairs may have encountered, Audubon's legacy has enriched our understanding and appreciation of America's native species, both birds and animals. In addition, through Audubon's paintings we are offered the very first glimpses of the American landscape west of the Mississippi, as his work predates that of the Hudson River Artists. & & Lowry-James Rare Prints & Books has featured the monumental edition of Audubon's work since 1989. &

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        Memoirs of the Court of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France - extensively extra-illustrated

      London: Henry Colburn,, 1843. 2 volumes octavo (214 × 131 mm) Twentieth-century orange tan full morocco by Bayntun, title gilt direct to the spine, raised bands, crown and sceptre devices gilt to double-fillet panelled compartments, similar panel to the board, dotted edge-roll, all edges gilt, wide turn-ins with double rules, fleuron corner tools, marbled endpapers, 2 chestnut silk page-markers to each. An extra-illustrated set with new title pages printed in red and black, the original portrait frontispieces to each coloured, and 101 additional plates from eighteenth- or nineteenth-century sources; 64 portraits, 15 of them coloured, and 37 other plates, 6 of them coloured including 3 costume plates, and 6 of them double-page or folding. Spines a little sunned, text-blocks with some browning, else a very handsome set in an excellent state of preservation. First published in French in 1823, this the first edition in English. The daughter of a highly-placed official in the foreign office, Henriette Campan's intellectual attainments led to her appointment as reader to Louis XV's daughters, and subsequently as lady-in-waiting to Marie Antoinette. In 1786 she became First Lady of the Bedchamber, and until the flight from Versailles remained Marie Antoinette's closest confidante. She survived the revolution, and the Terror, setting up a school at St. Germain and attracting the attention of Hortense de Beauharnais, Napoleon's stepdaughter, in 1807 obtaining the position of superintendent to the academy founded by Napoleon at Écouen for the education of the daughters and sisters of members of his Légion d'honneur. On the restoration of the Bourbons in 1814, she retired. She died in 1822, her posthumous memoirs providing intimate insights into the conduct and inner intrigues of the fated court of Louis XVI, and the horrors and dislocations of the Revolutionary period that followed.

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        History of the Conquest of Mexico, with a Preliminary View of the Ancient Mexican Civilisation, and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortes. In three volumes

      London - Richard Bentley, 1843 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Acompendious and fascinating history of Mexico, from one of the most eminent historians of 19th century America. First Edition. With a frontispiece and one plate in each volume, including three portraits, two maps, and a signature facsimile. Collated complete. Complete in three volumes. William Hickling Prescott (May 4, 1796 January 29, 1859) was an American historian and Hispanist, who is widely recognized by historiographers to have been the first American scientific historian. After an extensive period of study, during which he sporadically contributed to academic journals, Prescott specialized in late Renaissance Spain and the early Spanish Empire. His works on the subject, The History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella the Catholic (1837), The History of the Conquest of Mexico (1843), A History of the Conquest of Peru (1847) and the unfinished History of the Reign of Phillip II (18561858) have become classic works in the field, and have had a great impact on the study of both Spain and Mesoamerica. During his lifetime, he was upheld as one of the greatest living American intellectuals, and knew personally many of the leading political figures of the day, in both the United States and Britain. Prescott has become one of the most widely translated American historians, and was an important figure in the development of history as a rigorous academic discipline. With regards to The Conquest of Mexico, there was relatively little scholarship on Aztec civilization, and Prescott dismissed much of it as speculation, and he therefore had to rely almost exclusively on primary sources. Prescott worked industriously throughout 18401842, and as a result, the work was finished by August 1843. It was published by Harper & Brothers, New York in December, Bentley issuing the British edition. The History of the Conquest of Mexico was received extremely well, both critically and by the general public. Condition: In full calf bindings. Externally sound, although rubbed to extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and clean, just the odd spot, and somelight foxingto the plates and adjacent pages, particularly the frontispieces and the titles. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Les Burgraves Trilogie

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

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        The Naturalist's Library

      Edinburgh,: Lizars, 1843.. 40 volumes, small octavo, each volume with portrait frontispiece & engraved and printed title-page; numerous attractive steel-engraved handcoloured plates throughout (total of xxx), a fine set in a handsome uniform nineteenth-century half calf binding, banded spines with double crimson and green labels. A fine and attractively bound set of this popular mid nineteenth-century natural history encyclopaedia, including a rich representation of Australasian species. Each volume also features a frontispiece and introduction devoted to the life of an eminent naturalist, with good biographies for example of Sir Joseph Banks and FranÁois PÈron, as well as John Ray, Thomas Pennant and Thomas Bewick.One volume is entirely devoted to Australian fauna, and includes 30 plates depicting possums, marsupials, kangaroos, native mice, koalas, platypus and the now extinct Tasmanian Tiger. Descriptions and illustrations of other Australian species are scattered throughout the entire work, for example a volume devoted to dogs includes the 'New Holland Dingo' with a striking coloured plate alongside a fine engraving of the skull of the dingo compared to that of a jackal. In particular, the fourteen volumes of the series devoted to birds are well stocked with Australian species, and are especially good on parrots, with splendid illustrations of cockatoos, galahs and lorikeets.Sir William Jardine was born in 1800 and developed a keen interest in natural history during his childhood on Jardine Hall, a magnificent estate in Dumfriesshire. A gifted anatomist, Jardine travelled widely in search of specimens for his private museum, beginning with a three year investigation into the life cycle of British salmon and trout. Further adventures took him throughout continental Europe and later the Caribbean. Through these travels and his ceaseless correspondence with fellow naturalists across the globe, Jardine's museum became one of the significant British private natural history collections of the era, boasting over 6,000 species of birds alone.The Naturalist's Library was an immensely successful publication, and offered the general public a beautiful and informative encyclopaedia of the natural world at an affordable price. Jardine wrote 15 of the volumes himself, and contributed many of the biographical introductions in the series. The work is renowned for the quality of the steel engravings by William Home Lizars, the brother of Jardine's wife Jean.Complete sets of this work are uncommon; Ferguson, for example, records only scattered volumes from the series (see 2314a, 3622b, 2766b, etc.).

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        Inquiry into the Means of Establishing a Ship Navigation between the Mediterranean and Red Seas

      London, Pelham Richardson, , 1843. Octavo, original green diagonal combed cloth, title gilt to the upper board. In an oatmeal cloth drop-back box, leather label to the spine. Folding map at the rear, routes inked in colours. Bookplate of the Institution of Civil Engineers, recording its presentation by the author, to the front pastedown, their ink stamp verso of the title page, subsequent bookplate of Henry Blackmer. Cloth a little damp-spotted, neatly recased, hinges repaired, lightly browned, else very good First edition. Uncommon, this copy inscribed "from the Author" to the Institute of Civil Engineers on the title page. Vetch was a Royal Engineers officer who served in the Peninsular War and from 1819 to 1823 was employed on the Ordnance Survey, surveying in Ireland, Orkney and the Shetlands. Subsequently he worked for the Birmingham and Gloucester Railway Company, and on drainage projects for the borough of Leeds and at Windsor Castle. "In 1843 Vetch published an Enquiry into the means of establishing a ship navigation between the Mediterranean and Red seas, after having worked on the problem since 1839. The work ran through several editions and attracted much public attention, but the government, and especially Palmerston, opposed the plan as contrary to the political interests of the country. Twelve years later Ferdinand de Lesseps, a former French diplomat who is usually credited with being the inspiration behind the Suez Canal, which opened in 1869, published his scheme, printing Vetch's opinions as an appendix to his work …In July 1846 he was appointed consulting engineer to the Admiralty on all questions relating to the harbours, rivers, and navigable waters of the United Kingdom. In 1847 he was appointed to the new harbour conservancy board at the Admiralty, and in 1853 was appointed sole conservator of harbours. He published reports between 1847 and 1859 on several harbours in the United Kingdom. From 1849 to 1853 Vetch held the time-consuming honorary office of metropolitan commissioner of sewers. " (ODNB) Boxed together with a copy of Paul Borde's L'Isthme de Suez, Paris, 1870.

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      Wiley & Putnam, W. D. Ticknor. Very Good-. 1843. Hardcover. Three quarter brown leather bound cover over marbled boards has heavy wear to corners and caps. Boards and spine are straight. Binding is tight. Penciled names on front end sheet. Very faint and minor damp staining near page edges of first few pages. Light foxing throughout. Pages otherwise clean and appear rarely if ever read. Gilt page edges. ; 177 pages .

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        Port Essington. Copies or Extracts of any Correspondence relative to the Establishment of a Settlement at Port Essington

      GW Hope for the Colonial Office Downing St. London:: GW Hope for the Colonial Office, Downing St.,. 17 March 1843.. Ferguson 3616. A scarce pamphlet published for the British Houses of Parliament, which gives "valuable particulars of the settlement at Port Essington." [Ferguson]. C.J. Tyers was the surveyor for the impressive large folding map by John Arrowsmith "Part of the North Coast of Australia Shewing the Situation of Port Essington...1843". Foolscap folio, 49 pp, folding map. Cream self-wrappers sewn. Back cover slt. damaged at sewing, lower portion of map waterstained & outline color shows some offsetting, o/w a nice copy.

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        Jessie Phillips. A Tale of the Present Day

      London: Henry Colburn, Publisher, 1843 - First Edition. 3 vols., 8vo. Frontispiece in Vol. I of the author and 11 plates by John Leech. [iv], 326; [ii], 311, [1]; [ii], 325, [1] pp. Original green blindstamped cloth, neatly repaired at spine ends. Very good. Bookplate of John Cameron. Sadleir 3223a; Wolff 6814 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Papers Relative to the Expedition to the River Niger

      Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London - 1843, 1st Edition. () Very good. iv,164 + folding map. Folio. Recent quarter cloth and paper boards with paper label to front board. New Endpapers. Internally tight and clean with only very occasional foxing. Manuscript numbering to the upper right corner of the recto of each leaf. Some tears to coloured folding map, repaired and not affecting imagery of map. An important Parliamentary Paper detailing the expedition down the River Niger. Undertaking great expense and some danger, the purpose of the expedition was to hamper the International Slave Trade by contacting tribal chiefs along the Niger River and its tributaries. Through establishing commercial relationships with these chiefs, the Expedition hoped to prevent the trade of slaves from Africa to Brazil, Cuba, and the United States colonies. Lord John Russell says of slavery in a letter in this book: ".no fact can be more certain that [slavery] involves a waste of human life, and a sum of human misery, proceeding from year to year, without respite or intermission, to such an extent as to render the subject the most painful of any which, in the survey of the condition of mankind, it is possible to contemplate." Included are letters to and from the Abolitionist Sir T.F. Buxton and explorer and patron Sir John Barrow. An important title in the history of exploration and in the abolitionist movement, with a large coloured folding map of the "River Niger, showing the course of the Expedition under Captain Trotter in 1841.". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DAYS AND NIGHTS OF SALMON FISHING IN THE TWEED; With a Short Account of the Natural History and Habits of the Salmon, Instructions to Sportsmen, Anecdotes etc.

      John Murray 1843. FIRST EDITION, large 8vo, bound in original dark green cloth gilt, with both blind-stamped and gilt decorations to front and back covers, [xvii], pp298, + pp2 publisher's adverts, illustrated with 13 lithographic plates, (3 hand-coloured). Includes SIGNED LETTER FROM AUTHOR fixed to half-title page, and newspaper cutting from 1863 to ffep. Light foxing throughout, some handling wear and marks to boards, spine a little dulled. A Good, sound copy overall. (SHELF 4) NOTE: Heavy Book [] might require special shipping arrangements.

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        HISTOIRE NATURELLE DE L’HOMME, comprenant des recherches sur l’influence des agens physiques et moraux considérés comme causes des variétés qui distinguent entre elles les DIFFERENTES RACES HUMAINES. Traduit de l’anglais par le Dr. F. Moulin.

      - Paris, chez J.-B. Baillère, 1843. 2 volumes in-8 demi-basane chamois du temps, dos lisses ornés de faux nerfs à froid et dorés, auteurs et titres dorés, (1f+IX+1f+416),(1f+ft+t+404pp+1f). Rousseurs sur l’ensemble, sans que l’ouvrage ne soit trop affecté, pour le texte comme pour l’illustration; dos recollés sans manques; bons exemplaires malgré cela.Illustré de nombreuses gravures dans le texte et de 40 planches hors-texte, dont un certain nombre en couleurs, montrant les différents types humains.

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