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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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        Address Delivered Before the Literary Societies of Erskine College, Abbeville District, S.C. at the Appointment, and by the Request of the Euphemian Society, on the Fourth Anniversary, September 20, 1843

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

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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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        The Game of English Blood Royal

      1843. Fine. LANGDON, WILLIAM CHAUNCY. The Game of English Blood Royal. New Orleans (1846). (80)ff. Third edition, revised and corrected; first stereotype edition, entered in the District Court of Massachusetts, 1846. Game consisting of 80 cards, measuring 3 3/4 by 2 3/4 inches. 36 cards represent monarchs. These show a woodcut portrait in an octagonal frame, and list numerous facts such as dates, names of parents and spouses, major events and people of their reign, and manner of death. 43 represent nobility close to the crown, and list facts without portraits. The 80th card gives the rules of the game, which is intended to teach English history. Complete and in fine condition, housed in the original green cloth box, with gilt titling and picture. Extremely educational: who could forget that Henry II died of vexation, John, Duke of Bedford, of mortification and anxiety, or Henry I of eating lampreys?

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

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

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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" [pseud]

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

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        The Irish Sketch-Book

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

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        THE IRISH SKETCH-BOOK. By Mr. M. A. Titmarsh [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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        Les Burgraves Trilogie

      E. Michaud 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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        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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        A Flora of the State of New York (Volume 2)

      Carroll and Cook Printers to the Assembly Albany: Carroll and Cook, Printers to the Assembly. 1843. First. First edition. Volume 2 only. Thick quarto. [6], 572pp., with [89] lithographic plates (nos. 73-161) at the rear (one folding), and [1] lithographic title. Complete. Original gilt stamped publisher's cloth. Chipping to the board edges and joints, light scattered foxing to the endleaves and margins, very good. Beautiful, well-executed black & white lithographic botanical plates by the New York firm of George and William Endicott. .

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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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