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        Travels in New Zealand; with Contributions to the Geography, Geology, Botany, and Natural History of that Country

      London: John Murray, 1843. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Uniformly rebound in half-leather and marble paper covered boards with gilt lettered crimson leather title pieces to spines. Both bindings firm and tight; title-pages moderately dust soiled, text age toned but clean with no loose pages, showing no pen-marks and no inscriptions; all plates present but foxed and browned, a few showing some old water marks. This set not from a library so no such stamps or labels. Size: octavo (215 x 140 mm); Pages: vii, [i], 431; iv, 396, complete with 5 plates. Withal, a very sound set, very presentable and in just about very good condition. Scarce.

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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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        The Life of George Washington

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

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        Handbuch Der Chemie.: Ten volumes

      . Bound in half leather and marbled boards stamped in gilt . Four folding plates. Some minor interior foxing, otherwise very good condition. Hard Cover

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        Oeuvres complètes. Traduites de l'anglais sur l'édition du J.F. Palmer, avec des notes par G(ustav) Richelot.

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

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        History of the Scottish Episcopal Church from the Revolution to the Present Time.

      Edinburgh: Gallie and Bayley, 1843.. xl + 588 + 2. 23 x 14 cm. An extremely rare first edition of this seminal work, upon which so many later historians have drawn. Slight foxing to half-title and title, and to the two pages of advertisements at the end. Rebound in green cloth, with paper label, and head and tail bands. A good clean, tight copy.Very good condition.

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        The Cerographic Atlas of the United States

      Sidney E. Morse & Co. New York: Sidney E. Morse & Co., 1843. Cover printed in letterpress; 16 total, printed back to back; black and white; maps included: Maine; Vermont and New Hampshire; Connecticut; New Jersey; New York; City of New York 1843; New York (city) and Vicinity; Florida (with inset) of West Part of Florida; Georgia; Alabama; Mississippi; Louisiana (showing part of the Texas border lands, Sabine City, Beaumont, Zavilla, Jasper, San Augustin, few others); Maryland and Delaware, with inset of District of Columbia; Virginia; Ohio; Iowa; maps sight at 14" x 11" approx; overall approx. 16 1/2" x 13" size; cerography was the process of engraving on a wax-covered metal plate for which a printing surface is prepared by electrotyping; the cover notes at bottom of copyright information: "Postage. - This number contains two sheets, and the postate is two cents any where within the State, or within 100 miles out of the State. Over 100 miles, and out of the State, three cents."; Since this copy does not have the title of Supplement to the New York Observer, we speculate that perhaps this group of maps may have also been marketed separately from the newspaper affiliation; original softcover printed wraps; printed on thin stock paper; some spotting and foxing, wear, to maps, covers more so; some chipping to edges, no loss to any maps' image; good condition. . Soft Cover. Good.

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        Neurypnology; or the rationale of nervous sleep

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

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        Kabul. Schilderung einer Reise nach dieser Stadt und des Aufenthaltes daselbst, in den Jahren 1836, 1837 und 1838. Aus dem Englischen von Theodor Oelkers..

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

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        Autograph letter signed

      Cassel, 1843. Stilling, Benedikt (1810-79). Autograph letter signed, in German, to Herr Enke(?). Cassel, July 31, 1843. 2pp. plus integral blank. 214 x 133 mm. Mounted. Fine.From German neurologist Benedikt Stilling, who named the vasomotor nerves in his Physiologisch-pathologische und medicinisch-praktische Untersuchungen ? die Spinal-Irritation (1840) to his publisher. Stilling is also remembered for introducing a procedure of serial-section portrayal (thin slicing) of spinal cord specimens for histological study, and for having performed the first ovariotomy in Germany. His name is associated with "Stilling's canal" (a small channel running through the vitreous humor between the optic disk nerve and the lens) and the "Fleece of Stilling" (a mesh of myelinated fibers surrounding the dentate nucleus of the cerebellum).Stilling's letter can be translated as follows:"Dear Mr. Enke, I fully agree with the contract and other information you sent. I will therefore send you the contract with my signature and also will have it notarized. I will send the letter today to Mr. Ritm?r . . . Then the printing of the plates can begin. Today the largest of my plates was successfully finished by [?]. In a fortnight another one will be ready. Then five completed plates will be printed in G?ngen. You will have then eight new trial printings to enjoy-I hope. I am busy working on the MS and am trying to perfect it as much as possible . . ."Stilling's letter most likely refers to the publication of his Ueber die Medulla Oblongata, published in 1843 by F. Enke.

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        Frygt og Bæven. Dialektisk Lyrik af Johannes de silentio.

      C.A. Reitzel, København 1843. VIII+133 sider. Samtidigt halvlæderbind med enkel rygforgyldning. Falsene svage. Gl. navn på forsatsbladet. Bogblokken noget gulnet.. Første udgave. Himmelstrup 48.** First edition. Contemporary half-calf binding with gilt decorations on spine. Hinges weak. Name on front end-paper. Paper somewhat browned

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        En majdag i Wärend.

      Swenskt tillfällighetsstycke i en akt, med sång och dans. Första gången uppfördt på Kongl. theatern i Stockholm, thorsdagen den 11 maj 1843, årsdagen af h.m. konungens kröning. Sthlm, Hörbergska boktryckeriet, 1843. 12:o. 76 s. + Plancher till En majdag i Wärend. U.o., (1843). Folio. (1) s. & 4 handkolorerade litograferade plr. Två enkla hklbd med handskrivna titeletiketter på främre pärmen. Textdelen oskuren. Några fuktränder i nedre marginalen och minimal reva överst på s. 73 i första volymen. Planschvolymen med småfläckar och lagningar på titelbladet samt med delvis lagad pappersskada på baksidan av första planschen, som också är ngt gulnad. Enstaka fukt- och småfläckar på planscherna, vilka även har diskreta blyertsanteckningar. Den andra planschen med visst färgkladd. Med Carl Trolle-Bondes monogramstpl på etiketterna, hans exlibris i två varianter och med Trolleholms stpl på försättsbladet till planschvolymen.. Klemming Sveriges dramatiska litteratur s. 298. Den ovanliga och separat utgivna planschbilagan omnämns inte av Klemming. Linnström placerar volymen i sitt "Svenskt boklexikon" under "Malmberg" med kommentaren att det "om denne saknas uppgift". "Svenskt konstnärslexikon" tror att det kanske är ett missförstånd och lanserar litografen L. T. Öberg som en möjlig upphovsman. De avbildade skådespelarna är enligt gamla anteckningar: C. Hjortsberg, Almlöf, Jenny Lind, Dannström och Belletti. Den sistnämnda spelade en kringfarande italienare som sålde gipsfigurer

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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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        Oche-Finceco

      Daniel Rice & James G. Clark Philadelphia: Daniel Rice & James G. Clark, 1843. unbound. very good. Lithographic & Print Coloring Establishment. Portrait. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Page measures 20.75" x 15". Beautiful portrait from the folio edition of McKenney and Hall's "History of the Indian Tribes of North America". As Superintendent of the Indian Trade Bureau, Thomas McKenney wanted to document the rapidly disappearing culture of the American natives. He activated the project, sponsored by the War Department, by commissioning writer James Hall and Charles Bird King, a renowned American portraitist. King painted the prominent Indians while they visited Washington D.C. as treaty delegates. Most of the original oil paintings were destroyed by fire in the Smithsonian Museum in 1865. These lithographs, published 1842-58, are all that remain and are still hailed as one of the best visual records of influential Native Americans of the nineteenth century. Oche-Finceco was a Creek chief who signed the treaty between his nation and the federal government in Washington in 1826. It is unclear whether or not he was bribed to do so, but afterwards, he committed suicide. Minor chips and some staining along edges. Light offsetting. One of many Native American portraits in our collection.

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        DAYS AND NIGHTS OF SALMON FISHING IN THE TWEED; WITH A SHORT ACCOUNT

      1843. Fine. SCROPE, William. 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. London: John Murray, 1843. xvii + [3] + 298 pp. + 2 pp. publisher's advertisements and 13 chromolithograph plates throughout. 8vo., green cloth stamped in gilt and blind. Corners bumped, a few pale spots to boards, spine sunned; spine worn at heel and crown. Owner's name tipped in at front pastedown. Spine cocked. Text clean and tight. Wonderful plates, some with minor foxing at edges. Entertaining anecdotes abound, and useful information relating to making flies and and the fine art of salmon fishing is masterfully recounted.

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        DER TODTEN-TANZ...LA DANSE DES MORTS

      Basel Chez Maehli Lamy Basel Chez Maehli-Lamy, 1843. 8vo., three-quarter green cloth over marbled boards, with the title stamped in gilt on the spine, and bookplate of Edward Cheney on front pastedown. This bilingual edition begins with a short history of the subject, followed by a series of woodcuts portraying the usual array of humankind confronting Death personified. A number of the plates bear the initials GS along with a rendering of a knife to signify the name of the wood cutter, George Scharffenberg, who first cut these images into wood in 1576. As Aldred Warthin [The Physician and the Dance of Death] points out, "Most of these [18th century editions by de Mechel] have 41 woodcuts [as does ours], 27 from Holbein, 7 from the Basel Totentanz, and 7 probably from the Totentanz in Berne...Numerous cheap reproductions of these were issued in Basel during the first half of the nineteenth century." Our edition has cuts that measure a generous 4 3/8 x 3 inches and are close copies of the originals. In over thirty years of searching, it is the very first copy of this edition we have seen. See: Warthin. p. 83-84 [illustrations], and 89. Not in Minns. A 19TH C. DANCE OF DEATH WITH WOODCUTS BY SCHARFFENBERG

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        CABOOL: A PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF A JOURNEY TO, AND RESIDENCE IN THAT

      1843. Fine. BURNES, Lieut-Col. Sir Alexander. CABOOL: A PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF A JOURNEY TO, AND RESIDENCE IN THAT CITY, IN THE YEARS 1836, 7, AND 8. London: John Murray, 1843. Second edition. xii + 398 pp. Three quarter leather with gilt spine lettering and raised bands, moire boards, marbled edges. Bookplate of Henry Walter Bellew (1834-92) who was born in India, educated in England, and returned to serve in India, most notably as the medical officer on Major Harry Burnett Lumsden's diplomatic mission to Kandahar in 1857, about which he published his Journal of a Political Mission to Afghanistan, in 1857, under Major (now Colonel) Lumsden (London, 1862). Slight offset to endpapers at edges contacting leather. Spine lettering bright, leather slightly cracked with tiny chip at top of front joint. Wonderful engravings; frontispiece author portrait has faint soil and small dampstain at bottom edge, not affecting image. Rest of plates are fine.

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        Moeurs, usages et costumes de tout les peuples du monde, d'apres des documents authentiques et les voyages les plus recents... bruxelles, a la librairie historique-artistique, 1843-44.

      Quattro volumi di cm. 25, pp. 1.700 ca. complessive. Vignetta colorata incisa a ciascuno dei quattro frontespizi e 211 bellissime tavole fuori testo di costumi in fine coloritura d'epoca (ciascuna protetta da velina). Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezza pelle, dorsi a nervi con titoli e fregi in oro ai comparti. Legatura firmata. Qualche rada fioritura ed una piccola mancanza alla cuffia superiore di un volume, peraltro esemplare ben conservato, con le tavole in coloritura particolarmente fresca. Opera celebre e non comune munita di un interessante apparato iconografico raffigurante una grande quantità di personaggi atti a mostrare i costumi locali d'ogni parte del mondo. Suddivisa in quattro parti principali: Europa, Oceania, Asia, Africa-America.

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        Neurypnology; or, The Rationale of Nervous Sleep, considered in relation with animal magnetism. Illustrated by numerous cases of its successful application in the relief and cure of disease

      London, John Churchill 1843.. xxii, 265 p., index, errata, original cloth, some wear, slight discolouration on lower board, neat repair to backstrip, inscribed presentation copy: "To James Gaskin Esqr. with the author's respects". First edition of the first work on hypnotism. GM 4993: "Braid inaugurated modern hypnotism, the word itself being introduced by him. His theories were adopted by Broca, Charcot, Liebeault, and Bernheim; thus he founded the French School." Hunter & MacAlpine pp. 906-910; Crabtree 465; Norman Library 324. Braid's life is fairly obscure, and I have not identified the James Gaskin to whom he gave this copy; but inscribed copies are uncommon.

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        A CHRISTMAS CAROL. In prose. Being A Ghost Story of Christmas. With Illustrations by John Leech.

      [viii], 166, [2]pp ad's. Illustrated with four hand-coloured engraved plates and other plain engravings within the text. Original decorative cloth gilt. All edges gilt. First edition. First or second issue, with uncorrected text and 'Stave I.' Rebacked at some time, with the original spine laid down. New endpapers, which makes it impossible to tell whether this is a first or second issue. These in turn have cracked at some time and have been repaired. Covers rubbed and worn, but the gilt on the upper cover still bright, and that on the spine perfectly legible, though a little faded and rubbed. Lower outer corners worn; spine a little cocked; the occasional mark; else a very good copy.

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        [PENNY POST] REPORT FROM THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON POSTAGE,

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

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        History of the Conquest of Mexico, with a Preliminary view of the Ancient Mexican Civilization and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortes.3 vols.

      N.Y., 1843. Royal8vo. 3 fine orig. full blindtooled cloth. Small tears in top of spines. Uncut. XXXIV, 488, XVIII, 480, XVII, 524 pp., 3 engr.portr.,l facs.a. 2 engr. maps.. First american edition

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        Songs of Shakespeare

      Gad & Keningale [Printed By], U.K., 1843. Binding: Hardcover. Illustrator: Etching Club. Book Condition: Very Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket. Very Large 11.5 x 16.75 inches / 29.5 x 42.5cm. COMPLETE The Etching Club. John Bell; C W Cope; T Creswick; J C Horsley; John P Knight; R Redgrave; Frank Stone; C Stonhouse; Frederick Tayler; H J Townsend; T Webster. Presented To the Subscribers Of The Royal Polytechnic Union. 9 Etchings : Drinking Song, Othello; My Lady Sweet Arise, Cymbeline; The Forester's Song, As You like It; Where The Bee Sucks, Tempest; Ariel's Song, Tempest; The Song Of Poor Barbara, Othello; Under The Greenwood Tree' As You Like It; Autolycus' Song, Winter's Tale; Youth And Age, The Passionate Pilgrim. COMPLETE all 9 leaves plus title page and original front paper cover recently bound in marbled paper covered boards with gilt titled leather spine and paper label to front. Front cover worn to edges, title worn to corners, both now strengthened/repaired with Japanese tissue. otherwise contents, clean and bright. SEE SCANS very attractive copy of this interesting and unusual collection of etchings inspired by the works of Shakespeare. Though not heavy, it will require considerable additional packing to ensure safe transit, hence the weight warning. Size: Folio. Illustrator: Etching Club. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Art & Design; Literary Classics. Inventory No: 000681.

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        Atten opbyggelige Taler.

      Kbh., 1843-45. Indb. i et samt. nydeligt hldrbd. m. rig tidstypisk rygforgyldn. False professionelt restaurerede. Gennemgående prunplettet, værst på de første tre blade. (IV), 52, 62, 84, 59, 70, 111.. Originaludgave. Himmelstrup 85.Bound in a nice cont. hcalf w. richly gilt back. Hinges professionally repaired. Brownspotted throughout, but mostly affecting first three leaves. (IV), 52, 62, 84, 59, 70, 111. First edition

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        Ireland Its Scenery, Character, &c

      London: Hall, Virtue and Co Not dated but probably c 1843?. 3 Volumes uniformly bound in green 1/2 leather with green boards, all pages edges are marbled. Vol 1, (xii), 436 pp, 188 illustrations. A little worn at the corners, spine has 5 raised bands, gilt title on red leather and gilt tooling. Some minor foxing throughout. Vol 2, (viii), 468 pp, 204 illustrations, very minor foxing, generally just at the beginning, with the raised bands and gilt as Vol1, Spine has had a small strip of scotch tape to hold bumped? edges down? to both top & bottom, Covers are bumped at the corners slightly. Vol 3, (viii), 512, 217 illustrations with a brown leather strip to base of spine top prevent? the bottom of spine detaching?, some minor foxing. A lovely set. (See ODNB for their extensive biographies)

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        The English Universities,

      First English Edition, an abridged translation edited by Francis W. Newman, 2 vols bound in 3, lxi, (4), 450; xvi, (4), 419; viii, (4), [421-] 740pp tall royal 8vo, with 52 engraved or lithographic plates to which 4 are hand-coloured and a number sepia-tinted, a very good attractive set in contemporary polished calf with contrasting labels and gilt spines, head of one spine very slightly rubbed, London, Pickering, 1843. A pioneering history centred largely on Oxford and Cambridge notable both for its great detail and also for the fine set of plates which first accompany the text in this edition. A list of the chapter headings will give some idea of the scope of the work: Introductory, on the Growth of Continental Universities in the Twelfth Century; The English Universities before the 13thC; General Remarks Concerning the English Universities in the 13th and 14thC; The English Universities in the Relations toward the Town Corporations in the Middle Ages; General Remarks on the English Universities from the Middle of the 14thC to the Reformation; The Colleges and the Revival of Classical Studies in the Universities; The English Universities during the Reformation to the end of Elizabeth's Reign; From Elizabeth's Death to the Revolution; The Constitution of the English Universities; On the Body of the University; Official Personages of the University; Appointments to Academic Offices at Cambridge; Oxford Administration; External Relations of the University; Relation of the Universities to the Crown; The English Universities after the Revolution; Intellectual and Moral State of the Universities after the Revolution and through the 18thC; On the Universities in the Most Recent Times..&c. Photograph available on request.

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        British Moths and Their Transformations (2 Vols.)

      William Smith London: William Smith, 1843 Bookplate of Ganci on front pastedowns. Vol. 1 has upper hinge starting; all other hinges solid. Green morocco spines and tips rubbed and bumped with some material loss. All boards rubbed; marbled boards and matching endpapers. TEG. Spines with 5 raised bands rubbed and gilt titling and volume lettering directly on morocco in panels 2 and 4. 124 plates depicting the moths all present. Small top marginal stain on pgs. 21-69 in Vol. 1 not affecting text. Some irregular minor staining in Vol. 2 on top edge not affecting text. Some faint foxing throughout.. First Edition. Half-Leather. Fair/No Jacket. Illus. by Humpreys, H.N.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Trade.

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

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

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        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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        Le livre d´or de la jeunesse (..).

      Paris. Mme. Vve. Louis Janet, Libraire Éditeur 39, rue Saint-Jaques, - 59. Imp. [Plates] Lith. de Cattier à Paris. [1843] 23 x 15 cm. Half title + lithographed title + title + contents + plate list + VIII pp. + 168 pp. + 12 hand coloured lithographs. Original printed paper boards. Elaborate decorations. Image at the back board. Title within frames at the spine and front board. Gilt edges. Some wear and rubbing to the binding. Interior in fine condition.. A beautiful book with charming lithographs. The translation of the title reads "The Golden Book of Youth". The images are by the french genre painter Louis Lassalle. Scarce

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        Kabul. Schilderung einer Reise nach dieser Stadt und des Aufenthaltes daselbst, in den Jahren 1836, 1837 und 1838. Aus dem Englischen von Theodor Oelkers..

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

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        On-Ge-Wae. A Chippewa Chief

      Daniel Rice & James B. Clark Philadelphia: Daniel Rice & James B. Clark, 1843. unbound. very good. Lithographic & Print Colouring Establishment. Portrait. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Page measures 20" x 14". Beautiful portrait from the folio edition of McKenney and Hall's "History of the Indian Tribes of North America". As Superintendent of the Indian Trade Bureau, Thomas McKenney wanted to document the rapidly disappearing culture of the American natives. He activated the project,sponsored by the War Department, by commissioning writer James Hall and Charles Bird King, a renowned American portraitist. King painted the prominent Indians while they visited Washington D.C. as treaty delegates. Most of the original oil paintings were destroyed by fire in the Smithsonian Museum in 1865. These lithographs, published 1842-58, are all that remain and are still hailed as one of the best visual records of influential Native Americans of the nineteenth century. Overall toning and wear. A few tears and chips to edges. Small stain in right margin. One of many Native American portraits in our collection.

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        STORIA E DESCRIZIONE DELLA R. BADIA D'ALTACOMBA. Antico sepolcro dei Reali di Savoia. Fondata da Amedeo III, rinnovata da Carlo Felice e Maria Cristina. Con documenti.

      In-folio max. (mm. 605x450), 2 voll. (di cui 1 di tavv.), mz. pelle coeva, ricca decoraz. e tit. oro al dorso, tagli azzurri, pp. (8),XIV,(2),240,(1). Ogni pagina del testo è inquadrata in preziosa ed elaborata cornice in cui figurano stendardi, sigilli, monete, immagini allusive alla gloria dei Savoia, incluso il frontespizio con bordura in tinta. Il vol. di Atlante, pp. 16 (Proemio e Indici), contiene 57 pregevoli tavv., inc. in rame da valenti artisti, alc. a doppia pag. Vi sono rappresentati: la statua del Re Carlo Felice, una bellissima veduta dell'Abbazia inc. all'acquatinta, due vedute di interni, oltre a piante, sezioni, spaccati, monumenti sepolcrali, statue e bassorilievi che la adornano. Importante opera anche dal punto di vista tipografico, stampata su carta forte. Testo: prime e ultime venti cc. con aloni al bordo interno e qualche lieviss. fiorit. Atlante: lieve alone al margine bianco inferiore. A parte questi difetti, esemplare ben conservato.

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        Atlas der Pathologischen Anatomie oder Bildliche Darstellung und Erläuterung der vorzüglichsten krankhaften Veränderungen der Organe und Gewebe des menschlichen Körpers. Zum Gebrauche für Aerzte und Studierende. Atlasband.

      Jena, Friedrich Mauke, 1843. Folio. Cont. hcalf. Back very worn and with tears to leather. Inner hinge broken. IV pp. and 103 mostly lithographed plates, a few engraved. Most of the plates in impressive colouring. The 4 textleaves brownspotted and soiled, some plates with brownspots and some with dampstains to corners and margins.. First edition of this monumental pathological atlas, without the textvolume. Very scarce, and not in Waller and Wellcome

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        The Life of George Washington

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

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

      Oxford: Printed and Published by J. Vincent 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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        Voyage En Abyssinie, Dans Le Pays Des Galla, De Choa Et D'Ifat; Précédé D'Une Excursion Dans L'Arabie Heureuse

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

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        The Life of George Washington

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

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        Album Hamburgischer Costüme. In sechs und neunzig, von mehreren Künstlern nach der Natur gezeichneten und lithographirten, colorirten Blättern. Mit erläuterndem Texte. Hamburg, Berendsohn, 1843-47. Mit lithogr. Titel und 117 (st. 96) kolor. lithogr. Tafeln. 4°. Hldr. d. Zt. (berieben).

      Lipperheide Dfl 8.- Colas 482.- Hiler S. 125.- Das Werk mit den schönen, überwiegend von H. Jessen gezeichneten Trachtendarstellungen erschien ursprünglich in 48 Lieferungen.- Unter den Abbildungen Vierländer, Blankeneserinnen, Helgoländerin, Altenwärderin, Bardowikerin, Bauernmädchen aus dem Holsteinischen, Kindermädchen, Dienstmädchen, Fischfrauen, reitende Diener, Quartiersleute, Börsendiener, Beamte, Briefträger, Nachtwächter, Fleetenkieker, Krabbenbauer, verschiedene Dienstgrade des Militärs etc. Die zusätzlichen Tafeln zeigen weitere Vierländerinnen, Dienstmädchen, Fischfrauen u.a.- Verschiedene Porträts mit handschriftlicher Bezeichnung, darunter Bürgermeister Abendroth, Prediger Dr. Salomon, Musikdirektor Herzog, Aalverkäufer Weber u.a.- Die Tafeln wurden in ein Album montiert und die entsprechenden erläuternden Textblätter (tlw. auch handschriftlich) davor eingebunden.- Mit zeitgenössischem handschriftlichem Inhaltsverzeichnis.- Textblätter etwas stockfleckig, wenige Tafeln schwach gebräunt und am unteren Rand etwas knapp beschnitten.

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        Fables de la Fontaine

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

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        CROMWELL: A PRIZE POEM, RECITED IN THE THEATRE, OXFORD; JUNE 28, 1843

      Oxford: Printed and Published by J. Vincent, 1843.. Original printed wrappers. Minor foxing early and late, a few neat repairs to closed tears in wrappers, small collector's bookplate inside front wrapper over an early inscription, but a good or better copy. Half morocco slipcase (spine faded). First edition of the author's second separate publication, preceded by the rare Rugby prize poem, ALARIC AT ROME. This publication marked Arnold's receipt of the Newdigate Prize while at Balliol College. SMART 2. TINKER 125.

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        HISTORY OF THE CONQUEST OF MEXICO, WITH A PRELIMINARY VIEW OF THE ANCIENT MEXICAN CIVILIZATION, AND THE LIFE OF THE CONQUEROR, HERNANDO CORTES

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

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        Letters from the Virgin Islands:

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

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        OBSERVATIONS UPON THE TREATY OF WASHINGTON,

      London, John W. Parker, 1843.. signed August 9, 1842; with the Treaty annexed. Together with a Map, to illustrate the boundary line as established by the Treaty between Her Majesty's colonies of New Brunswick and Canada and the United States of America. FIRST EDITION, 1843. 8vo, 210 x 130 mm, 8½ x 5¼ inches, large folding coloured map of north eastern boundary between Canada and USA, 119 pages plus 16 page catalogue, bound in quarter contemporary calf over marbled sides, gilt rules, gilt decoration at head and tail of spine and gilt lettering. Spine faded, few scrapes to leather on lower cover, top corners slightly worn, inscription with bookplate on front pastedown, slight offsetting from map onto title page, contents otherwise bright and clean. This treaty also known as the Webster-Ashburton Treaty settled the dispute over the location of the Maine-New Brunswick border between the United States and Canada, then a colony of Britain. It also called for a final end to the slave trade on the high seas, to be enforced by both signatories; and agreed on terms for shared use of the Great Lakes. Sabin 23962. Bound with: CORRECTED REPORT OF SPEECHES DELIVERED BY THE RIGHT HON. GEORGE CANNING, December 12, 1826, on the motion for an Address to the King in answer to His Majesty's message relative to the Affairs of Portugal. London, James Ridgway, 1827. Fourth edition, 61 pages plus 8 page catalogue. Very good condition. Canning replies to the King's message regarding Portugal's appeal for assistance against bands of Portuguese rebels armed, equipped and trained in Spain who had attacked Portugal from that country. He describes the long history of the alliance between Portugal and Great Britain. At the end of 1827 the British government sent troops to Lisbon who put down the insurrection. 2 scarce items bound together. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Die Erscheinungen der Elektricität und des Magnetismus in ihrer Verbindung mit ein ander. Nach den neuesten Entdeckungen im Gebiete des Elektro-Magnetismus und der Induktions-Elektricität

      Weimar, Hoffmann 1843. 23 cm. 20, 360 Seiten mit 3 lithographierten Tafeln. Festeinband, Halbleineneinband der Zeit mit Rückenschild - Poggendorff I, 707 - Wheeler Gift 1039 - Erstausgabe. Eydam (1802 - 1847), Großherzogl. Sächs. Medizinalrat, war Physikus und Badearzt zu Berka a. d. Ilm. Beschrieben werden und a. Pages Elektrisiermaschine, Bohnenbergers Elektrophant und Becquerels Verbesserung desselben, Franklins Verstärkungsplatte, Voltas Versuche über die elektromotorische Kraft, Galvanis Versuche, Volta-Elektrometer, Ampères Hypothesen über den Magnetismus, Faradays Versuche zur Erklärung des Rotations-Magnetismus, Morichinis Versuche zum Photo-Magnetismus. Rücken durch Lichteinwirkung aufgehellt, stellenweise stockfleckig -

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        Mid- to late-19th century manuscript containing tunes for bagpipe including instructional material

      Oblong octavo. Approximately 275 tunes in total. & & Pp. 1-69, 80-154, 156- 184, 187-232[!233] pp. + 15 blank leaves with ruled staves. With "Scale for the Bagpipe wrote By William Cleland" to head of page 1 with hand- drawn illustrations of thumb placement on 9 chanters corresponding to the notes G-A-B-C-D-E-F-G-A. & & With 1-leaf manuscript transcription "wrote by Wm. Cleland Piper" of the title and preliminary matter to "A Complete Tutor For the Great Highland Bagpipe, with A Compendious Selection of Marches, Quick Steps, Strathspeys, Reels & Jigs Amounting to 100 Tunes by W. Mackay. Now Corrected And improved By Angus MacKay Piper To the Right Hon. Lord Ward. Edinburgh. Published by Alexander Glen ... Bagpipe Maker [ca. 1843]" written on paper different from that of the musical manuscript and inserted between pp. 81 and 82. [N.B. We have been unable to locate any records on WorldCat for a published edition of this tutor]. & & Signed by the noted "Piper William Cleland" on verso of (detached) free front endpaper (see notes below). & & Named composers include John Arbuckle, William Cleland (the compiler), John McIntyre (son of Donald McIntyre), Angus McKay, Hugh McKay, D. McPhail, D. McKerchaer, J. McLachlan, William Ross, etc. & & Tunes include: & A Highland Reel& Sweet Molly& Sleepy Maggie& Brogues An Brochan Awa& An Cumbealach Dubh& Vameronian Rant& Tail Toddle (2)& Jenny Dang The Weaver& A Gunne Dubh, or, The old Rusty Gun& The Piper's Maggot& Mary Gray& Keep The Country Bonny Lassie& The Ranging Roving Highlander& Because He Was A Bonny Lad& Bog'n Lochain& We'll Gang Nae Mair To yon Town& Fill Thee Stoup& The Miller's Fair Daughter& Lady Wernyss' Jig& Pease Straw& Bodachan A Gharidh& The High Way To Linton& The Whimsical& The Bride Has A Bonny Thing& Marion & Donald& The Bridge of Perth& An Irish Jig& I Ha'e A Wife o' My Ain& MacFarlane's Lilt& The Campbells Are Coming& Jingling Johnie[!]& The Wren's Death& A Mulinn Dubh& Brigis Mhic Ruaridh& The Grinder& Lady Bighouse's Reel& The Perewig& Bruce of Kenaird's Reel& The Trippers& Herd Of The Glen& The Reel of Bogie& A Jick& Buachail Na Gobhalr Is Na Baerach& Tal Adh Or The Nurse's Song& Hurichum Harichim & The Highland Laddie& The Haughs of Cromdale& Buain Ne Ronich, Or The Weary Maid& Lochials Awa To France& The Tailor's Wedding& The Rock ... [?]& The Celtic Society's Quickstep& The Brosie Weaver& Posadh Piuhar Jain Bhain& A Jig Very Old& A New Jig& Delvin Side (2)& Guir's Chise Mhoir Me &c.& Strathspey Or Reel& Neil Gow A Quickstep Or Strathspey& The Riggs Of Yarrow& Cuir's Christe Mhoir Me's Cuig Ronnich To Me Cheann& Ganith Ne Coin Ne Ceannachin& Nion Dubh Ne Gheal Ohos& The Bagpipe Way of Oer The Muir Among the Heather& Miss Anne Amelia Stewart's Strathspey& Gillaen Nfheilidh& The Back Of The Change House& An Coata Ruadh& Na Fainn Crodh Go'n Goinnu &c.& Monymusk& The Amorous Lover& The Reel Of Tulloch& Brose And Butter The Clock [?Cock] Crowing& Up And Waur Them A Willie& The Grey Buck (2)& Cripple Malcom In The Glen& The Warst Carle In A The World& Mrs. McLeod of Rasay& Culcairn's Strathspey& Scots Wha Hae Wi' Wallace Bled& Sutherland Fenable's Quick Step& The Black Watch& Caber Feidh - The Deers Horns& O'er The Water To Charlie& Lochiel's awa To France& Bung Your Eye& Highland Mary& Miss Drummond Of Perth& Miss Forbee Farewell To Banff& The Corn Riggs& Probrachd Of Donald Dhu& MacPherson's Lament& The Ranting Highlandman& The White Cockade - A Highland Lad My Love Was Born& The D-l Aamang The Tailors& O'er The Hills And Far Awa& The Hon. Lady Mackay Of Rae's Reel& Lochaber No More& Gillian An Drover - The Drover Lad& Mary's Dream& Dunkeld House& Gille Colum - The Sword Dance& Lord MacDonald's Reel& Money In Both Pockets& The Carls With the Bricks& Lord Breadalbane's March& Na Bodaich Na'm Brigan& A Nise Ga'r Fagail, with 2 variations with doubling of those variations& Crun-luath, with doubling& Macintosh's Lament About The Year, 1526, with 2 variations with doubling& Crun-luath, with doubling& A Polka& Go To Berwick Johnnie& 2nds of Go To Berwick Johnnie& Breadalbine Fencibles Quick Step, with 2nds& MacLeod of Rasays Salute, with Thumb Variation and doublings& Tallach Garm A Reel& Burns Farewell& The Wills of Glen Orichy& The 49 Quick Step& Johnny Cope& The Princes Salute, with two variations, Creanluidh var. Quick, all with doubling& God Present the Emperor& His Sorrow Thy Young Aays Shaded& Serenade& Mazurka& The Wife That Bruid it& O Wilt Thou Be My Aire& Bridal Waltz (violin)& The Black Hair'd Girl& The Back of the Change House& Brose & Butter Air& The Lassie Wi' The Bonnie Blue 'Ein& The Wind That Blew the Bonnie Lassie...& Reel of Tulack& The [?] in the Boots& Tenpenny Bit& The Dublin Tea Dunker& Hornpipe& The Wind That Shakes the Barley& Weil May the Keil Row& The Highlanders Farewell to [?]& Peter Reel& Green Grows the Rashes (2)& Jinye Wer Dead Auld Man& Lady Montgomerys Reel& Lord Lyndocks Stohspey& Lord McDonalds Reell[!]& Off She Goes& Trip to the Cottage& The Queens Own Polka& Country Dance (3)& Cameronian Rant& The Bridal Polka& Ennis Kullen Polka& The Favourite Polka & The Elleng Waltze& Waltzes by John Arbuckle Cameronian Band& The German Polka& Come Under My Plaidie& Perth Hunt (2)& Jenny Mottlie& My Lodgin is on The Cold Ground& The Highland Brigade's March to the Battle of Alma& The Braes of Mclinish by Captn. McKay& Cambletown Loch Quick Step& Hessie Brown of Lucknow& Tullichewen Castle Quick Step& John Paterson's Mare& Benmore Quick Step& Reids Fancy (a Quick Step)& The Clansmans March (D. McPhail)& The Highland Volunteers March& Strathspey (Prince Alberts Birthday) (By Angus McKay)& Hirlingshire Malitia Quickstep, Hugh McKay& The Prince of Wales Welcome to Holyrood Palace, Quickstep (H. McKay)& Charles Edward Hope... March (Hugh McKay)& 79th Highlanders March (A Quick Step)& The 93rd Welcome to Glasgow (Quickstep)& Prince Alberts Ma[?r]ch& Stewarts Runt& Kail and Pudding& Rattling Roaring Willie& The Smith of Chillichassie Reel& Colonal[!] McBean Reel& Captain Archibald Stewar, 72nd Highlanders March (by McKeraher)& Lord Glenlyons March& Boturich Castle (March) by Hugh McKay& The Right Honble Lord John Scott's March (D. McKeraher)& Sir Charles Forbes of Edinglassie's Quickstep& A Reel Wm. Cleland& Poltalloch House Quickstep By J. McLachlan& The Standard on the Braes of Mar[?] (Wm. Cleland Piper)& The 26th Cameronians March& The Lass of Pattys Mills& Duke of Edinburgh& & Plus: Gallops (2)& Hornpipes (2)& Jigs (16)& Quicksteps (22)& Reels (24)& Strathspeys (6)& Waltzes (3)& and& "Example Of the single Grace Note, Exercises Of the Different Shakes, Example 5th Shewing the Appogiaturas, and "Example 6th [-11th] including Taorluidh, Creanluidh, Creanluidh Fosgilt, Creanbudh Breabich and Chalnidh.& & With occasional corrections. Disbound. Slightly worn and soiled; several upper outer corners slightly chipped; some misnumbering; slightly trimmed at lower margin most often affecting only beams, not notation; apparently lacking pp. 185-186. . "The music of the bagpipes and the pungent aroma of the haggis pervaded Delmonico's [New York] large banquet hall last night on the occasion of the one hundred and thirty-fourth anniversary dinner of the St. Andrew's Society... At 7:30 o'clock Piper William Clelland[!], arrayed in full Highland costume, stuck up 'The Campbells are Comin' and led the members and their guests into the banqueting room. While the menu was being discussed an orchestra played Scotch music, and the central feature of the feast was reached when the piper escorted a procession of six waiters, each carrying aloft a genuine Scotch haggis. As the 'great chieftains,' or haggises, were borne up and down the aisles, the bagpiper discoursed the old tune 'Bannocks o' Barley,' the Scotsmen cheered until their throats were sore, and the guests of other nationalities enjoyed the scene... The usual formality of parading the haggis was observed amid great enthusiasm. Piper William Cleland led the procession as he has done for thirty-six years." The New York Times, December 6, 1890 & & Angus Mackay became piper to Queen Victoria in mid-1843, thus the manuscript reference to Mackay as piper to Lord Ward on the leaf inserted between pp. 81 and 82 serves to date the "Corrected and improved" edition of the unlocated tutor to the first half of 1843 or earlier. & & We would like to thank bagpipe historian Geoff Hore of Ruakaka, New Zealand for his kind assistance in the dating of this tutor. & & Material of this nature is very rare to the market.

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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:] A Christmas Carol; The Chimes; The Cricket on the Hearth; The Battle of Life; The Haunted Man

      London: Chapman & Hall,, 1843–48. 5 volumes, octavo (160 × 100 mm). Recent dark red morocco by Bayntun, spines gilt in compartments, raised bands with decoration in blind extending onto the boards, single-line ruling and dots in triplicate to boards, blue-grey endpapers, all edges gilt. Original cloth retained. Housed together in a red half morocco slipcase. A nice clean set in fine condition. First editions: Christmas Carol is second issue; The Battle of Life has the fourth state vignette title as usual. A superb assemblage of first editions in splendid Bayntun bindings.

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        The Christmas Books, a Christmas Carol, the Chimes, the Cricket on the Hearth, the Battle of Life, the Haunted Man

      London; 1843-1848: Bradbury & Evans & Chapman & Hall A superb set bound by Bayntun of Bath in full crimson crushed morocco pictorially stamped with a central gilt bust of Dickens within circular frame on front board; rear board with Dickens signature in gilt, raised bands with compartments decorated with holly leaves and stars; all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, inner gilt dentelles, board edges trimmed in gilt. Text block is in magnificent condition with the hand colored plates in "A Christmas Carol" in rich, deep color, all free from foxing. All with the original cloth bound in at rear. First editions. Dickens, Charles. A CHRISTMAS CAROL in Prose Being a Ghost Story of Christmas. Stave One, illustrated by John Leech, London, Chapman & Hall, 1843; Half-title in blue, title page in red and blue, eight illustrations of which four are hand colored (including frontispiece), 166pp., (2)pp. ads listing eight Dickens titles. Dickens, Charles. THE CHIMES: A Goblin Story. Some Bells That Rang An Old Year Out And A New Year In. London, Chapman & Hall; 1845. Half-title, Frontispiece facing second state vignette title, title page, (1)pp. ad following title page, 175pp. Dickens, Charles. THE CRICKET ON THE HEARTH. London, Bradbury & Evans; 1846. Half-title, engraved frontispiece and vignette title page, regular title page,174pp., (2)pp. ad at rear (second state), with a comma after Evans and with five dots as opposed to four in the last illustration entry. These points have no priority and have been found to occur randomly. Dickens, Charles. THE BATTLE OF LIFE A Love Story. London, Bradbury & Evans; 1846. Half-title, frontispiece ("Dance Round the Appletree") facing the fourth state vignette title page, 175pp., (2)pp. ads in later state listing twelve titles. Dickens, Charles. THE HAUNTED MAN and The Ghost’s Bargain. A Fancy for Christmas-Time. London, Bradbury & Evans; 1848. (2)pp. ad "Works by Mr. Dickens" listing three titles, verso listing four Christmas books, frontispiece facing vignette title page each with circular illustrations, title-page, half-title follows illustration page, 188pp. with the period on page 188 after headline and comma after printer's present. A spectacular set, bound by Bayntun.. First Edtions. 12mo.

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