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        Die Elemente Der Mechanik Des Himmels, Auf Neuem Wege Ohne Hulfe Hoherer Rechnungsgarten Dargestellt

      Leipzig: Weidmann'sche Buchhandlung, 1843. First Edition. Quarter Cloth. Very Good. 8 3/4" Tall. Xx, 315, (I, Errata], 2 Double Page Folding Charts At End. Original Brown Cloth Spine Printed In Gilt, Brown Marbled Paper Covered Boards, Cloth Tips. Worn Along Top And Bottom Of Spine With A Little Loss, A Few Small Losses Of Paper Along Edges Of Boards, Covers Clean, Contents Clean, Small Stamped Seal Of P. Andries, Astronomer, And Name Stamp Of Later American Author, Both On Front Endpaper, No Other Names Or Marks, Pages Clean With Just A Little Faint Foxing.

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        The Ladies' Flower-Garden of Ornamental Perennials

      London: William Smith,, 1843-44. 2 volumes, quarto (277 x 210 mm). Early 20th century green pebble-grain morocco by Riviere, richly gilt spines, sides with single-line gilt border, gilt ornamental corner-pieces, all edges gilt, richly gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers. 96 fine hand-coloured lithograph plates (with paper guards) by Day & Haghe after the Misses Loudon. Joints lightly rubbed, a touch of foxing to plates. A very good, clean set, handsomely bound. First and best edition. "Mrs. Loudon's attractive flower books, first published in the forties, were reissued ten or fifteen years later with plates that had become coarsened and joyless" (Wilfrid Blunt, The Art of Botanical Illustration, 1950, p. 236). Jane Loudon née Webb, (1807-1858), "was to Victorian gardening what Mrs Beeton was to cookery. Her beautifully illustrated books on gardening and plant identification sold in their thousands and women all over the country were enthused by them to take up gardening as a hobby" (V&A online). She met her husband, the landscape gardener and horticultural writer John Claudius Loudon, when her extraordinary early novel The Mummy! A Tale of the Twenty-Second Century (1827) - a pioneering science fiction work which set futuristic technology, including a steam plough, among the trappings of Egyptomania - was reviewed favourably by Loudon in The Gardener's Magazine. The Scot decided to "seek out the acquaintance of the writer, whom he believed to be male" (ODNB) - and they were married seven months later.

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        Les classiques de la table, à l'usage des praticiens et des gens du monde

      First edition, first printing of 15 illustrations inset. Binding half calf navy blue, back with four nerves decorated with gilded dotted and decorated with double boxes decorated with golden vegetable friezes, small scratches on the caps, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, binding the time. Illustrated book of vignettes in the text. Some small minor foxing. Nice copy. Dentu & Tresse & J. Renouard & Cie & Mansut & Maison & Amyot Paris 1843 13,5x22,5cm relié

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        "We Pity the Plumage, But Forget the Dying Bird." An Address to the People on the Death of the Princess Charlotte.

      [London]: "Reprinted for Thomas Rodd" ca. 1843. 8vo. Gatherings stiched; red morocco slipcase. According to Wise: "In 1843, when advertising the present pamphlet for sale, Rodd asserted that it was a facsimile reprint of an alleged original edition of which the author had printed twenty copies in 1816. No example of this mysterious original has ever been unearthed; no trace of it beyond Rodd's own statement has ever been discovered; and no mention of any kind either of its printing or distribution is to be found in the correspondence of Shelley or any of his friends. My own opinion is that no original ever existed, that the private impression of twenty copies was a myth, and that Rodd's so-called facsimile reprint of 1843 is in fact the actual princeps of the Address" (Ashley V, p.64). Granniss Shelley, pp.43-44; Wise Shelley, p.46. Fine.

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        The Ladies' Flower-Garden of Ornamental Perennials.

      London: William Smith, 1843-44 - 2 volumes, quarto (277 x 210 mm). Early 20th century green pebble-grain morocco by Riviere, richly gilt spines, sides with single-line gilt border, gilt ornamental corner-pieces, all edges gilt, richly gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers. Joints lightly rubbed, a touch of foxing to plates. A very good, clean set, handsomely bound. 96 fine hand-coloured lithograph plates (with paper guards) by Day & Haghe after the Misses Loudon. First and best edition. "Mrs. Loudon's attractive flower books, first published in the forties, were reissued ten or fifteen years later with plates that had become coarsened and joyless" (Wilfrid Blunt, The Art of Botanical Illustration, 1950, p. 236). Jane Loudon née Webb, (1807-1858), "was to Victorian gardening what Mrs Beeton was to cookery. Her beautifully illustrated books on gardening and plant identification sold in their thousands and women all over the country were enthused by them to take up gardening as a hobby" (V&A online). She met her husband, the landscape gardener and horticultural writer John Claudius Loudon, when her extraordinary early novel The Mummy! A Tale of the Twenty-Second Century (1827) - a pioneering science fiction work which set futuristic technology, including a steam plough, among the trappings of Egyptomania - was reviewed favourably by Loudon in The Gardener's Magazine. The Scot decided to "seek out the acquaintance of the writer, whom he believed to be male" (ODNB) - and they were married seven months later. Nissen 1237; Pritzel 5634; see also Sarah Dewis, The Loudons and the Gardening Press: A Victorian Cultural Industry (2016). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Notice sur les caractères zoologiques et anatomiques des sauroides vivans et fossiles. (Extrait de la 15e livraison des Recherches sur les Poissons fossiles).

      Neuchatel, Imprimerie Petitpierre, 1843, - in-folio, (33.5 x 24.8 cm), 73 p. (+1) + 4 grand lithogr dépl. (Lith. de Nicolet & Thez à Neuchatel), ex, non rogné dédicace de l?auteur ?à Mons. Miescher ms. de la part de son ami L. Agassiz?, brochure originale muette. With 4 large, folded, lithographed plates. This finely illustrated work forms a part of Agassiz?s grand work on fossil fishes, as stated on the titlepage, but published separately as it deals with recent herpetology. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Dean I, p. 7; Nissen ZBI, 39. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        THE ARTIST. A MONTHLY LADIES' BOOK. VOL I[-II]

      New York: F. Quarré, 1843. 12 issues, with 35 color plates. Large octavo. Contemporary full red sheep, boards gilt rules, spine gilt. Front hinged cracked, boards rubbed, edge and spine wear. Binder's ticket on front pastedown, slightly later pencil ownership inscription on front free endpaper. Edges dampstained, light tanning and scattered foxing. About very good. A complete run of an early and little known American periodical illustrated with color plates. Overlooked by both Bennett and McGrath, THE ARTIST... is an important work in the history of American color printing and in the development of color printing techniques. The publisher, an artist named F. Quarré, states in the introduction that the plates for the new periodical would be accomplished by "a process hitherto unknown." Quarré further states that the plates are "engravings in color...the invention and the means of execution are our own exclusive property...we shall have been the first to trace out a new line which has not as yet been attempted in any other country...." The plates appear to be aquatints, with different portions of the plate inked in different colors, and some of them closely resemble the color-printed plates of Jacob Bigelow's AMERICAN MEDICAL BOTANY of 1817-21. Quarré is not completely unknown - he is listed in Groce and Wallace, as well as in Jay Last's THE COLOR EXPLOSION. THE ARTIST was printed at the Herald Printing Establishment, at the corner of Nassau and Fulton Streets in New York, and was produced in only a small number of copies. In most, including the present one, in addition to purely color printed plates there are plates that are partly color printed and partly handcolored, plates that are entirely and conventionally hand colored, and plates that are embossed (of which one is hand colored). Finally there are several plates with simulated lace borders. "Quarré's most distinctive productions were flower aquatints embellished with engraved white lace, in the manner of the later valentine" - Groce & Wallace. "These plates exemplify the experimentation with color printing techniques in book illustration which paralleled the beginnings of chromolithography in the 1840s" - Reese. A rare and important periodical, never encountered as a complete run. REESE, STAMPED WITH A NATIONAL CHARACTER 48.

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        Oeffentliche Sanitätspflege für die Wundärzte der Königreiche Galizien und Lodomerien.

      Lemberg, Millikowski 1843. X, [8]Pränumeranten-Verzeichnis mit ca. 200 Beziehern, 290 S. 22 cm, Geprägtes Leinen (mit Originaleinband fachmännisch, unauffällig repariert) Original-Rückenvergoldung. Marmorierter Schnitt. - StaT, Papier altersbed. etwas fleckig. Sehr gutes Exemplar, des außerordentlich seltenen Werkes. Kein Eintrag im KVK; ein Expl. in der ÖNB. Das Pränumeranten-Verzeichnis mit ca. 200 Beziehern bildet wahrscheinlich weitgehend die gesamte Ärzteschaft des Bereichs ab. Damit ein bedeutendes medizinhistorisches Buch für den Raum Galizien und Wolhynien. Der Autor war Kreisphysicus in Zolkiew, heute Schowkwa, Ukraine, nördlich der Bezirkshauptstadt Lemberg. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        MANUALE DI DIRITTO CIVILE OSSIA COMMENTARIO SUL CODICE CIVILE tomo III

      ALL'INSEGNA DELL'ANCORA, 1843. ITALIANO 1,5 I ed. napoletana con l'aggiunta del confronto con le leggi civili per lo Regno delle Due Sicilie di Antonio Tosti, testi a due colonne, pagine con lieve fioritura, coperta rigida con piatti usurati agli angoli e scoloriti da fioritura e tracce di umidità, dorso in pelle con titoli ed eleganti fregi d'oro, con 4 nervature ed alcune abrasioni USATO

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        Carta generale della Sicilia divisa in Provincie Distretti e Circondati

      Napoli 1843 - Carta geografica della Sicilia tratta da "Atlante Corografico del Regno delle Due Sicilie" edito a Napoli in tre ristampe dal 1840 al 1856. L’Atlante Corografico, come consuetudine all’epoca, uscì a dispense. Venne anche stampato un Manifesto di Associazione, probabilmente nel 1843) allo scopo di raccogliere sottoscrizioni per l’opera, nel quale era descritto il contenuto dell’opera, le carte già realizzate e il relativo costo. Nel prospetto erano previste anche due tavole con la "Posizione astronomica, topografica e geodesia, popolazione e divisione amministrativa " che non furono mai realizzate. Il materiale che utilizzò per la compilazione, era costituito dai due atlanti, anteriori solo di un decennio, realizzati dal Marzolla e da De Salvatori. Di fatto, De Sanctis non era né geografo né topografo, e il suo atlante è anzitutto un’opera di compilazione. Le tavole, prive di reticolo geografico, sono veri e proprio esercizi di grafica e calligrafica, che fanno dell’opera uno dei più raffinati atlanti del secolo. Inoltre, riflettono il suo interesse per i dati statistici. Ogni tavola è adornata con lo stemma della provincia rappresentata. Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva dei contorni, in ottime condizioni. Map taken from "Atlante Corografico del Regno delle Due Sicilie" published in Naples, three editions from 1840 to 1856. The Atlante Corografico, as usual at the time, came out in a single parts. It was also printed a poster of Association, (probably in 1843) in order to collect subscriptions for the work, in which he had described the content of the work, the cards have already been completed and the relevant cost. Copper engraving, contemporary coloring of the edges, in good condition. La Gumina (2015), n. 279; La collezione Spagnolo Patermo, p. 663, 347. Dimensioni 620 475mm

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        Reprints of Rare Tracts.Chiefly Illustrative of the History of the Northern Counties (4 volume set)

      Newcastle Upon Tyne; Private Printing. - Octavo. A matched run of 36 tracts, variously paginated, dating from 1843-1849. Illustrated; initial letters and embellishments in red, blue and green. Book Condition: Very Good. Four volumes of seven comprising the four Historical volumes (lacking the two bibliographical vols and one misc. ) Vol I in half calf over marbled paper boards with red leather labels and gilt titles to spine with gilt decoration to compartments; the other volumes in matching maroon half-calf over maroon cloth with gilt titles to spine. All have five raised bands and marbled endpapers & Vol I has all edges stained red. Sporadic light foxing mainly to Vol I. Name of former owner handwritten to Vol I and armorial bookplates to others. Edges a little rubbed particularly to Vol I and boards slightly scuffed. Each tract was published in an edition of only 100 copies and collected volumes are even scarcer. The superb colour-printing is very accomplished and extensive and typical of Richardson's press. Most of the works were originally published in the 17th century and concern Newcastle's pivotal role on the border between England and Scotland in the English Civil War. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collection de 17 publications icariennes.

      1843-1848 1843 - L'ensemble relié en 1 vol. in-8, demi-veau blond, dos lisse orné de filets dorés (reliure de l'époque). CABET (Etienne). Douze Lettres d'un Communiste à un réformiste sur la Communauté. Paris, Imp. de E. B. Delanchy, 1845. In-8 de 166 pp. Troisième édition. Lettres écrites du 26 mai 1841 au 18 février 1842. Portrait. Prudhommeaux, A47. CABET (Etienne). Bombardement de Barcelone ou Voila les Bastilles ! Histoire de l'insurrection et du bombardement. Documents historiques. Opinion des Journaux espagnols, anglais et français. Appréciation des faits. Paris, Au Bureau du Populaire, 1843. In-8 de (4)-124 pp. Deuxième édition. Prudhommeaux, A67. CABET (Etienne). Les Masques arrachés. Paris, Imp. de E. B. Delanchy, 1844. In-8 de 144 pp. Edition originale. Prudhommeaux, A78. CABET (Etienne). Le Cataclysme social ou Conjurons la Tempête. Paris, Au Bureau du Populaire, 1845. In-8 de 21-(3) pp. Edition originale. Prudhommeaux, A80. CABET (Etienne). Le Salut est dans l'Union ; La Concurrence est dans la Ruine. Paris, Imp. de E. B. Delanchy, 1845. In-8 de 56 pp. Edition originale. Inconnu de Prudhommeaux qui cite un titre différent mais approchant (A82). CABET (Etienne). Réfutation ou Examen de tous les écrits ou Journaux contre ou sur la Communaué. Réfutation des trois ouvrages de L'abbé Constant. Paris Chez Prévot, 1841. In-8 de (2)-33-(1) pp. Edition originale. Prudhommeaux, A55. CABET (Etienne). Réfutation de l'Humanitaire, (Demandant l'abolition du Mariage et de la Famille). Paris Chez Prévot, 1841. In-8 de 12 pp. Edition originale. Prudhommeaux, A54. CABET (Etienne). Réfutation des Doctrines de l'Atelier. Paris Chez Prévot, 1842. In-8 de (2)-32-(2) pp. Edition originale. Prudhommeaux, A57. CABET (Etienne). Le Gant jeté au Communisme par un un riche Jésuite, Académicien à Lyon, Ramassé Par M. Cabet. Paris, Au Bureau du Populaire, 1844. In-8 de 21-(3) pp. Edition originale. Prudhommeaux, A74. CABET (Etienne). Aux Membres du Gouvernement Provisoire. Typographie Félix Maltesse et Comp. 1848. In-8 de 4 pp. Prudhommeaux, B6 (pour l'originale in-plano). CABET (Etienne). Petit Dialogues populaires sur la Communauté. Premier Dialogue. -Ne Toumentez pas pour convertir. Paris, Imp. de E. B. Delanchy, 1844. In-8 de 4 pp. Deuxième édition. Prudhommeaux, A58. CABET (Etienne). A Bas les Communistes ! Typographie Félix Maltesse et Ce, 1848. In-8 de 4 pp. Edition originale. Dialogue. Prudhommeaux, B5. CABET (Etienne). A Ceux qui menacent d'assassinat. (Extrait du Populaire du 22 avril 1848). Paris, Au Bureau du Populaire, 1848. In-8 de 16 pp. Prudhommeaux, B8. Règlement pour la Société fraternelle. Typographie Félix Maltesse et Ce, 1848. In-8 de 7 pp. Inconnu de Prudhommeaux. HARDIER. Choeur des Icaries. Paris, Typ. Soupé, sd. [1848]. 1 p. in-8 contrecollé au verso d'un feuillet planc. Inconnu de Prudhommeaux. Société fraternelle centrale. Discours du citoyen Cabet. Paris, Au Bureau du Populaire, 1848. 11 discours en 10 livraisons in-8, du 6 mars 1848 au 8 mai 1848. Edition originale. Prudhommeaux, B2. Ier Discours, 6 mars 1848 : La garde Nationale, la Liberté de la Presse, le Droit d'association, de réunion, et de discussion, les Elections et le travail. In-8 de 15-(1) pp. 2e Discours, 13 mars 1848 : La Nécessité d'éloigner les troupes et d'ajourner les élections. In-8 de 16 pp. 3e Discours, 17 mars 1848 : La Manifestation du 17 mars et la nécessité d'ajourner les élections. In-8 de 14 pp. 4e Discours, 22 mars 1848 : Sur ce qu'il fallait faire et sur l'ajournement des élections. In-8 de 14-(2) pp. 5e Discours, 24 mars 1848 : Sur la Profession de foi à exiger des candidats à l'Assemblée Nationale. In-8 de 14-(2) pp. 6e Discours, 29 mars 1848 : Sur les élections. In-8 de 14-(2) pp. 7e et 8e Discours, 3 et 10 avril 1848 : Sur les élections. Reception et discours de Robert Owen. In-8 de 15-(1) pp. 9e Discours, 24 avril 1848 : Sur la proscription contre les communistes et sur l'esprit du communiste. In-8 de 15-(1) pp. 10e Discours, 1er mai 1848 : Exposé r [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS

      John van Voorst 1843 - Yarell, William. A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS. 3 Volumes with Supplement. London: John van Voorst, 1843. 3 Volumes. 528pp., 672pp., 384pp., illustrated with 520 wood engravings. Bound in at the rear of volume III: SUPPLEMENT TO THE HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS. London: John van Voorst, 1845. 73pp., illustrated with wood engravings. 8vo. Three quarter leather/marbled paper boards, 5 raised bands, with gilt, leather spine labels, marbled end papers, upper edges gilt. Foxing on blank pages preceding half-title pages, interior pages clean and bright, the interior hinges are sound, the bindings are tight. Some shelfwear along the exterior hinges, edges of covers, upper and lower edges of spines, minor rubbing on the surface of the marbled paper covers. Overall an attractive set. Very Good+ leatherbound hardcover set [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collezione de'migliori ornamenti antichi sparsi nella citta di Venezia: coll'aggiunta di alcuni frammenti di gotica architettura e di varie invenzioni di un giovane alunno di questa Imp. Reg. Accademia.

      G. Antonelli 1843 - B0042PAF2W B0042PAF2W Fair. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: No Jacket) Leather, 25 x 33 cm, [34] pages. + 120 leaves of plates: ill, plans. Half-leather with boards. Fair copy, scattered foxing.

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        A FLORA OF THE STATE OF NEW-YORK, COMPRISING FULL DESCRIPTIONS OF ALL THE INDIGENOUS AND NATURALIZED PLANTS HITHERTO DISCOVERED IN THE STATE, WITH REMARKS ON THEIR ECONOMICAL & MEDICINAL PROPERTIES (2 Volumes; Color Plates)

      Albany: Carroll and Cook, Printers to the Assembly, 1843. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. The complete two-volume set, in the publisher's brown embossed cloth boards. Volume I has been rebacked with most of the original spine -- including the titling -- laid down. Volume I has 72 plates in black and white, while Volume II has the 90 superb handcolored plates, one of which is a folding plate. The plates are for the most part clean without foxing, though there is some off-setting from time to time. The series title pages are foxed, and there is scattered foxing elsewhere in the text. Some of the plates have some later sewing. Very Good binding.

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        China, in a Series of Views displaying it's Scenery, Architecture and Social Habit of that Ancient Empire. Illustrated. Vol 3

      Fisher, Son & Co, London 1843 - Vol 3 & 4(of 4) pp.iii,68;56. Complete with 62 fascinating engravings showing scenes of early Chinese social life, such as opium smokers, market scenes and views of ports and settlements. Bound in original green morocco with gilt decorations to boards and raised bands to spine. AEG. Spine sunned with some damage. Stamp to front paste down. Original marbled endpaper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ARION. Sammlung auserlesener Gesangstücke mit Begleitung der Guitarre. Deutsches Musikmanuskript auf Papier. Deutschland, um 1860. Quer. 8º. Mit gezeichnetem Titel mit aquarellierter Vignette und 61 nn. Bll. mit Noten, (sowie einige mit unbeschriebenen vorgezogenen Notenlinien). Goldgepr. Ldr. d. Zt. mit dreiseit. Goldschnitt.

      - Hübsche Liedersammlung unter dem im mittleren 18. Jahrhundert populären Titel "Arion", benannt nach Arion von Lesbos, dem griechischen Dichter und Sänger aus dem siebten Jahrhundert vor Christus. Unter diesem Titel sind auch Drucke von Liedern mit Gitarrenbegleitung erschienen, verbreitet waren derartige Sammlungen aber meist in handschriftlicher Zusammenstellung. In unserer von dem Musikpädagogen Ferdinand Krieger (1843-1887) wohl in der Jugend- und Studienzeit abgefaßten Handschrift sind viele populäre, für diese Besetzung arrangierte Gesangsstücke vereint, darunter von Mozart (Duett aus dem Titus, Ständchen des Don Giovanni), Carl Maria von Weber ("Wiegenlied" u. a.), Carl Friedrich Curschmann, Franz Kugler, Mauro Giuliani, Carl Blum ("Der Erlkönig" nach Goethe), Peter Joseph von Lindpaintner und weiteren Komponisten, vornehmlich der ersten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts.- Innengelenke gebrochen, etw. fingerfl. und in den Rändern gebräunt.- Dekorativ gebunden.# Musical manuscript "Songs with accompaniment of the guitar" by the German music pedagogue Ferdinand Krieger (1843-1887); named ARION after Arion of Lesbos, the Greek poet and singer from the seventh century BC.- With drawn title with watercolored vignette and 61 sheets with music pieces arranged for guitar.- Nice binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Naturalist's Library; Entomology (3 Vols )

      Edinburgh: W.H. Lizars, 1843. 12mo. Three volumes :Introduction to Entomology: Vol. 34, 331pp., 31 plates. Bees: Volume 6. 301pp., 32 plates and shows how to construct bee hives for collecting honey. Beetles: Volume 2, 269pp., 32 plates. Each include frontispiece and engraved vignette title page. Several plates re hand colored. Bound in 3/4 maroon morocco over marbled paper covered boards, raised bands gilt, double brown morocco spine labels gilt, internally fresh with an occasional off-setting from plate to text, bindings rubbed.

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        Samuel Sowerby; or, Doings at Ravensdale Priory. By the author of "Captain Bolio," "Fred Hamilton," &c

      London: Willoughby & Co., Warwick Lane and Smithfield, 1843. First edition. 20 steel engravings by "Phiz". 316, [8, ads] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original brown blind stamped cloth. Fine in slipcase and cloth chemise. First edition. 20 steel engravings by "Phiz". 316, [8, ads] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Twenty of Hablot K. Browne's etchings for G. P. R. James's "The Commissioner" were used in "Samuel Sowerby"; the author is unknown and the text was written to match the illustrations. The British Library records "The Rambles of Captain Bolio. By Della" published in 1838; and assigns a provisional date of 1845 to the present title. Phiz in his prime was prolific and without equal. As G. K. Chesterton observed, "no other illustrator ever created the true Dickens characters with the precise and correct quantum of exaggeration. No other illustrator ever breathed the true Dickens atmosphere, in which clerks are clerks and yet at the same time elves" (cited in ODNB). In the present work, plates such as "The Insane Poet" and the final plate, "In at the Death", depicting a foxhunting accident, are as fine as anything he produced for Dickens. Wolff 7562 (dating to 1843); Block p. 205

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        Monographie du The. Description Botanique, Torrefaction, Composition Chimique, Proprietes Hygieniques de cette Feuille

      Paris: Published by the author, 1843. First edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Finely illustrated monograph on tea and tea manufacturing. Contents include the history of tea cultivation, origin, chemical composition of tea, medical properties of tea, and preparation of tea. 8vo, (iv,) 160pp, 17 full page engraved plates. Blue cloth, gilt decoration & title on spine. Corners bumped, covers and spine ends a bit rubbed.

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        The New Panorama of Matlock, Buxton & Castleton.

      London Walton and Mitchell Printers S. Rayner Spar & Marble Warehouse 232 Regent Street C. Hullmandel's Lithography no date c 1843 - Small 8vo (in 4s), 157 x 93 mms., pp. 48, engraved map as frontispiece, engraved title-page. BOUND WITH: [RHODES Ebenezer]: Modern Chatsworth, or, the Palace of the Peak. By the Author of "Peak Scenery." Sheffield: Printed for the Author, and sold by Mr. G. Ridge., Mrs. Maw and Mr. Vallance, Matlock., 1835. 12mo (in 6s), pp. 54. BOUND WITH: HEDINGER (J. M.): A Short Description of Castleton, in Derbyshire: Its Natural Curiosities, and Mineral Productions. Twenty-Fifth Edition. Stockport: Printed by S. Dodge.and Sold by E. Needham, Castleton [1839]. 12mo (in 6s), pp. 36, steel-engraved frontispiece, engraved vignette on title-page, and one other full-page engraved plate opposite page 13; very closely trimmed, with almost no margins. 3 volumes in one, bound in contemporary half calf, marbled boards, gilt spine, black morocco label; boards slightly worn, but a good copy. All the towns or villages mentioned in this three early tourist guides are located in the Peak District of Derbyshire. The first item, which appears to be unrecorded, was lithographed by Charles Joseph Hullmandel (1789 - 1850), who was certainly one of the most important figures in the development of lithography in Britain. He set up shop in 1818 and in 1824 published his seminal text, The Art of Drawing on Stone. I couldn't find a copy of The New Panorama of Matlock, Buxton, and Castleton, but the printers were active in 1843. I located copies of Modern Chatsworth at the BL and at Yale. The last item, A Short Description of Castleton, in Derbyshire is a bit more common. It seems to have been printed as early as 1800, and a twenty-sixth edition was published in 1839. Copac lists at least thirty-three separate editions. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        OBSERVATIONS UPON THE TREATY OF WASHINGTON, signed August 9, 1842; with the Treaty annexed.

      London, John W. Parker, 1843.. 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, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Report Intended to Illustrate a Map of the Hydrographical Basin of the Upper Mississippi River.

      Washington : Blair & Rives 1843 - Senate issue, 1 of 300. Bound in modern green cloth. Gilt titling on spine. Foxing throughout. Light crease in center of text. Contains": "Hydrographical Basin of the Upper Mississippi River From Astronomical and Barometrical Observations Surveys and Information." Large fold out map, 92 x 76 cm. Map in good shape, but with a few small puncture marks. Scale 1:1,200,000. This map was the first detailed modern depiction of the Great Lakes region and the primary source for the area at that time. Goetzmann states that Nicollet's "Map of the Hydrographic Basin of the Upper Mississippi River" was "based on some 90,000 instrument readings and 326 distinctly determined astronomical points. With its overall regional concept of a 'hydrographic basin,' Nicollet's map and the accompanying report were years ahead of their time. Had he lived one more decade, Nicollet would undoubtedly have become the official government cartographer of the whole trans-Mississippi West". Significantly, text contains the first description of early St. Louis. Explorers Club blind stamp on title. Provenance: Explorers Club (NYC) book plate. Signed on book plate by James B. Ford. Ford was the President of the Club, the Club's library is named after him. References abound: Goetzmann, Exploration and Empire, 1993, p.313; Howes N-152; Sabin 55257; Streeter III:1808; Wagner-Camp-Becker 98; Schwartz and Ehrenberg, pages 267-8, plate 165; Graff 3022; Wheat, Transmississippi West II, p. 180. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by the IRISH-AMERICAN ENTREPRENEUR NICHOLAS DEVEREUX regarding a bank draft.

      Utica, December 30th, 1843. - Utica, December 30th, 1843. 1843. Very good. - Over 80 words penned on 10 inch high by 7-5/8 inch wide "Congress Southworth Co." paper with the paper company's pictorial device embossed in blind at the top left corner. In his letter addressed to Henry R. Remsen, the founder of the Utica Savings Bank Nicholas Devereux writes that he is enclosing a bank draft and warmly closes by wishing him "many happy wishes for the present Season." Signed "N. Devereux". Folded for mailing, the letter is addressed and annotated on the verso of an attached leaf with its "Express Mail" postmark of the period and the remnants of a red wax seal. There are minor creases to the letter and a small piece is out from the edge of the attached leaf, no doubt the result of breaking the seal. The Irish-born American entrepreneur Nicholas Devereux (1791- 1855) left Ireland at the age of 15 after his family, who had been involved in the Irish Rebellion of 1798, lost their lands. Devereux emigrated to Utica, New York in 1806 where he was first employed by his brother John C. Devereux. After taking other employment for several years, he entered into partnership with his brother in 1814. It was in that year that the brothers moved their business into a brick building into which they installed a heavy strong box. Residents of Utica, fearing crime from the influx of soldiers and contractors moving through the City following the War of 1812, trusted the brothers to store their money in the strong box and some even trusted them enough to invest it for them. Thus were the seeds sown for what was to become the Savings Bank of Utica which the brothers opened without a charter in 1816, two years before the first official savings bank "The Philadelphia Savings Fund Society" opened. Through the years, the brothers acquired land in the vicinity of Utica. The brothers were instrumental in establishing the Sisters of Charity in Utica and founded the Christian Brothers school in the city. Nicholas Devereux briefly spent time in Albany where he took part in organizing the Utica & Schenectady Railroad. Devereux subsequently bought the substantial residue of the Holland Land Company's holdings in Allegany & Cattaraugus counties hoping to build a new city. Founding the town of Allegany on these lands he believed that, as it grew into a city, the citizens would need religious instruction. Devereux approached Buffalo's Bishop Timon who, reaching out to Rome, invited the first group of Franciscan brothers to settle in the United States. With funding from Devereux and instruction from the brothers, St. Bonaventure University was born and Devereux Hall was named after its founder. It was while teaching English at Bonaventure, at the start of the Second World War, those many years later, that the great religious writer and Catholic mystic Thomas Merton found his calling and decided to join the Trappist order. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Cabool:: Being a Personal Narrative of a Journey to, and Residence in that City, in the years 1836, 7, and 8.

      London John Murray 1843 - A very good copy in the original blind-stamped cloth, author & title on spine in gilt. Spine faded. A few light spots to cloth. Second edition pp.xii, 398, 12 plates, 2 folding. Armorial bookplate of Richard Barwell.

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        China in a series of Views

      Newgate Street, London; Rue St Honore, Paris.: Fisher, Son, & Co., 1843 Complete, 128 plates, 1843, 1st ed, with the original covers & the coloured adverts. 4 volumes in their original gilt pictorial red cloth, corners brushed. Spines, decorative gilt tooling & titles. Internally: Vol 1, half title, frontis, engraved titlepage, [4], [5], 6-96 pp, [1], 2-26 pp, 32 pls (inclusive of vignette & h/t). Vol 2, frontis, engraved tp, [5], 6-72 pp, [1], 28=46 pp, 32 pls (steel engraved). Vol 3, frontis, engraved tp, [5], 6-68 pp. [1], 48-72 pp, [8] coloured adverts dated Oct 1844, 32 pls. Vol 4, frontis, eng tp, [5], 6-56 pp, 32 pls. boards are clean & bright. Spines in Vols 2,3 & 4 faded, spine edges repaired. Vol 2, printers pagination error to p 42(44) & p44(42), Printed by Fisher at the Caxton Press, London. a.e.g, plate titles in English, French & German, original tissue guards to all plates, originally priced at £4:4s. (Folio, 214*270 mm). (Taylor P37. Lust 363. Cordier Sinica 1, col 80-81. Allibone 2860). Title continues: Displaying the Scenery, Architecture, and Social Habits, of that Ancient Empire. Both had never been to China, & Wright's text was drawn from research at the BL! There was another edition published in 1857.

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        The Parsi Religion:: as contained in the Zand-Avasta, and propounded and defended by the Zoroastrians of India and Persia, unfolded, refuted, and contrasted with Christianity.

      Bombay American Mission Press 1843 - This work marks the culmination of a concerted campaign in print to vilify and undermine Zoroastrianism by the Scottish missionary in Bombay, John Wilson, 1804-75. Wilson's campaign began in the pages of the Oriental Christian Spectator, the journal which he founded in 1830 as a vehicle for attacking Eastern religions, and continued with his Lecture on the Vendidad Sade of the Parsis (Bombay, 1833). From his arrival at Bombay in 1829, Wilson had chosen to focus especially on the Parsees as "a numerous and very influential portion of its varied community", and therefore "well entitled to a large share of our evangelical efforts which are being made for the instruction and conversion of the natives of India." A phenomenally gifted linguist, Wilson's aggressive tactic was to provoke Parsee religious leaders into a public debate in print in which he would refute their arguments through his superior scholarship. In the preface to this book, Wilson proudly listed the works published by Parsee scholars in response to the points made in his 1833 Lecture, and looked forward defiantly to any publications which would attempt to counter this latest work. But Wilson's attacks on Zoroastrianism backfired, succeeding only in strengthening the Parsees' adherence to their religion: "The scholarly and polemical encounters with Dr. Wilson exposed to the Parsis their own sense of inadequacy as regarded the knowledge of their religion and tradition. Ultimately, while Dr. Wilson pricked the apathy of the Parsis as to their invulnerability from the scrutiny and criticism of other religions, the power of the Parsis' social bonds would work to discount his message and impact. Community solidarity united to turn a deaf ear to the Christian missionaries." (Jesse S. Palsetia, The Parsis of India: preservation of identity in Bombay City Leiden, 2001) The first substantial published account of Zoroastrianism based on personal observation was The religion of the Persees (London, 1630) compiled by Henry Lord, the East India Company's Chaplain at its Surat factory. Thomas Hyde, Professor of Arabic and Hebrew at Oxford University, formed the earliest collection of Zoroastrian manuscripts in Europe, on the basis of which he published Historia religionis veterum Persarum (Oxford 1700). It was the French scholar Anquetil du Perron who, following his visit to Surat in the late 1750s, attempted the first translation of the Avesta, an important source for Wilson's own research. The Rev. Wilson was the first to critically examine the beliefs of Zoroastrianism from a Christian perspective. A very good copy in original blind-stamped cloth, spine faded. Small tear to margin of folding plate, not affecting image. First edition, pp.610, folding lithographed plate.

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        Der Wegweiser durch Steiermark und die nächsten Länder. Ein nützliches Handbuch für Studierende, Naturforscher, Alpenbesteiger, überhaupt Naturfreunde; insbesonders aber für Fussreisende. (Umschlagtitel: Der Fußreisende durch Steiermark und die angränzenden Länder).

      Graz, Gedruckt mit C. Tanzer‘schen Schriften, 1843. 8°. VI, 105 S., Bedruckter OKart. Erstausgabe dieser seltenen, „Zum Besten der Klein-Kinderwartanstalten in Grätz“ herausgegebenen Schrift. - Enth. neben einer Einleitung und einer „Statistisch-geographischen Uebersicht“ eine Beschreibung der wichtigsten steirischen Ortschaften, unterteilt in „Obersteier“, „Grätz“ u. „Untersteier“ sowie ein kurzes Schlußwort. - Durchschossenes (interfoliiertes) Handexemplar des Verfassers mit zahlr., tlw. umfangreichen Ergänzungen, Anmerkungen u. Korrekturen. Titel verso mit dem mont. lithogr. Namensschildchen Hofrichters. - Umschlag etw. angestaubt. Ecken etw. bestoßen u. tlw. m. kl. Knickspuren. Unterschiedlich gebräunt u. stockfleckig. - Schlossar 100. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Hofrichter, Der Wegweiser durch Steiermark und die nächsten Länder. Ein nützliches Handbuch für Studierende, Naturforscher, Alpenbesteiger, überhaupt Naturfreunde; insbesonders aber für Fussreisende. (Umschlagtitel: Der Fußreisende durch Steiermark und die angränzenden Länder), Handexemplar, Manuskripte

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        Autograph letter signed ("G. Verdi") dated Roma, 24 Ott. 1844 [October 24, 1844], most likely to his French publisher Marie Pierre Yves Escudier regarding the composer's opera I Lombardi

      1843. Apparently unpublished and unrecorded.I Lombardi alla prima crociata [The Lombards on the First Crusade], a dramma lirico in 4 acts to a libretto by Temistocle Solera after Tommaso Grossi's poem of the same name, was first performed in Milan at the Teatro alla Scala on February 11, 1843; the part of Pagano was sung by the bass Prospero Dérivis. The vocal score was published by Ricordi in Milan in 1843.The opera was revised as Jérusalem to a libretto by Alphonse Royer and Gustave Vaëz and first performed in the revised version in Paris at the Opéra on November 26, 1847."I Lombardi has often been compared to Nabucco, the immensely successful opera that preceded it in the Verdi canon. It is easy to see how such comparisons usually find the later opera less satisfactory. I Lombardi has a wider-ranging action than Nabucco, but Verdi, at this stage of his career, was less able or willing to depict various sharply contrasting locales, and many of the opera's choral sections (which traditionally carried the weight of such depictions) are pallid and routine. The great exception is the chorus ‘O Signore, dal tetto natio', which rightly stands beside ‘Va pensiero' as representative of Verdi's new voice in Italian opera. The opera's musical characterization is strangely uneven: the presence of two leading tenors seems to divide attention where it might usefully have been focussed, but the leading soprano, Giselda, stamps her personality on the drama at a very early stage and succeeds in emerging with impressive effect." "Although Jérusalem was soon converted into the Italian Gerusalemme, and published in Italy, Verdi's revision failed to oust I Lombardi from the Italian stage and gradually disappeared from the repertory. This is in some ways regrettable, as the opera simplifies somewhat the complex action of the Italian original, adds convincing new music (in particular the fine crowd scene of Act 3 scene ii), cuts some of the weaker portions and, by converting Arvino from a tenor to a baritone, solves one of the problems of vocal distribution that occurred in I Lombardi. Whatever its ultimate merits, Jérusalem serves as a fascinating first document in charting Verdi's relationship with the French stage, a relationship that was to become increasingly important during the next decade." Roger Parker in Grove Music Online.The French brothers Marie (1809-1880) and Léon (1815-1881) Escudier were Verdi's publisher's in France; they also translated the libretti of two of Verdi's works into French: Le proscrit, or Le corsaire de Venise in 1845 (from Ernani), and Les deux Foscari in 1846. Marie Escudier first met Verdi in Milan in 1845, the same year Verdi ceded rights for publication of his works in France to the Escudiers (October), and Marie's first letter to Verdi has been commonly said to predate June 30, 1845. Providing that our assumption that the present letter is, indeed, to Marie Escudier, we now know that Verdi's first letter to Marie dates back to October of 1844.Marie Escudier was Verdi's correspondent through 1847; his brother Léon took over in either the summer or autumn of that year, informing Verdi about events in France and acting as intermediary between Verdi and impresarios, theater directors, singers, and librettists in France. Their relationship terminated in 1877 due to disagreements regarding the staging of the first performance of Aida in Paris, at the Théâtre Italien. The two operas that Verdi refers to in the present letter as writing for Naples and Venice were Alzira (first performed in Naples at the Teatro di San Carlo on August 12, 1845) and Attila (first performed in Venice at the Teatro La Fenice on March 17, 1846). The "Sigr. Vatel" referred to in the letter is August-Eugene Vatel, director of the Théâtre Italian in Paris at the time. Verdi went to Paris and attended the Opéra for the first time on June 1, 1847; Jérusalem premiered there on November 26th; "Sigr. Torre" can be identified as Giuseppe Torre, a poet and author of the text of many romanzas. I Lombardi was the first of Verdi's operas to be staged in the United States; it premiered at Palmo's Opera House in New York City on March 3, 1847. Palmo's, located on Chambers Street between Broadway and Centre Street, was one of the earliest opera houses in New York City.We would like to thank Dr. Daniela Macchione for her kind assistance in our preparation of this description.. 2 pp. Octavo. With decorative embossed blindstamp ("BATH") to upper inner left corner. An important letter regarding I Lombardi, including commentary regarding orchestration for the character of Pagano, the necessity for a large orchestra and choir, staging, the composer's plans to write operas for Naples and Venice, future performances of his works, etc. Verdi states that he has written to his publisher Ricordi about the part for Pagano "arranged for baritone with the orchestra properly adjusted." He describes the opera as his "most difficult" and states that, "in addition to the three principal artists, it also needs a ensemble of orchestra and choruses" in order that the work be properly staged. The composer goes on to say that he will write for Naples and Venice next year, and that he "will be free in two years from now, that is to say from October 1845 to March 1847" if Mr. Vatel would like to discuss the possibility of making a "deal," but Verdi would like one of his operas to be performed before then. He then states that a "Mr. Torre of Genoa" has given him a Romanza that he will set to music as soon as he has "a spare moment." In closing, Verdi thanks Escudier for his "kind words and for the care [he] takes of giving notoriety" to the composer's "poor name."Browned, especially at upper edge; small old tapemark; creased at folds and somewhat overall; small pinholes. Archivally repaired and restored.

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        Histoire naturelle. Minéralogie. Seconde classe

      - oblong, (10)ff manuscrits, 1843, , in-4, oblong, (10)ff manuscrits, (12)ff de dessins, demi-chagrin brun, dos lisse orné, tranches dorées (reliure de l'époque), 12 dessins originaux à pleine page, à la mine de plomb, représentant des mines, des carrières et leur exploitation, des puits artésiens, des trombes, etc. Ce manuscrit constitue probablement le cours d'histoire naturelle, suivi par Aimée de Givenchy en classe de seconde, en 1843. Il constitue un témoignage intéressant de l'enseignement de cette matière au lycée, juste avant la réforme de Salvandy. Ministre de l'Instruction publique en 1847, Salvandy créée en effet un enseignement spécial, qui intègre au cours d'histoire naturelle un cours de géologie. Coiffes et coins usés, petits manques sur les plats [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Pictorial Tour in the Mediterranean including Malta, Dalmatia, Turkey, Asia Minor, Grecian archipelago, Egypt, Nubia, Greece, Ionian Islands, Sicily, Italy and Spain.

      Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, London 1843 - Folio (circa 280 × 380 cm), 96 pp, [4], an illuminated title-page frontispiece with vignettes of Karnak, Naples, Venice, Cairo, Athens, Belem Castle and Constantinople, 40 tinted lithographs hors text + 67 woodcut illustrations in text, half-title, original blue calf binding, title gilt on raised spine (rubbed) edge wear to top of spine, with small loss of cover, binding rubbed, paper slightly browned, small water stain on frontispiece at the bottom of the page, occasional spotting, otherwise copy in very good condition.First Edition. Later editions appeared in 1845 and 1846. Allan spent a year - from April 1841 to June 1842 - travelling in the Mediterranean. The plates are after drawings by the author and illustrate mostly sites in Egypt but also Rhodes, Cos, Asia Minor and Greece. John Harrison Allan was from Britain. He was a member of the Athenian Archaeological Society and the Egyptian Society of Cairo. He made a journey to the Mediterranean from April 1841 to June 1842. This Grand Tour of the East had become quite usual for wealthy European in the 19th century, and was considered almost a necessity, as a means to educate oneself and as a sign of social status. Allan published his memoir in 1843, creating a work, of interest above all for its illustrations, which was republished two times. The plates illustrating this large-format work were based on drawings made by Allan himself. The edition is comprised by forty lithographs and sixty-eight wood engravings. The voyage began in Liverpool. The ship reached Venice by way of Gibraltar and Malta, sailed across the Adriatic and the Aegean sea and reached Istanbul. In continuation, the company sailed along the coast of Asia Minor, stopped over at Syros and set anchor at Alexandria. They explored Egypt down to the cataracts of the Nile in Assouan and returned to Alexandria. After a stopover at Malta, they were in Syros again, from where they travelled to Athens. They toured Attica, the Peloponnese, Delphi, and reached Patras. They then visited the Ionian islands, and sailed to Malta, Sicily, Southern Italy, Rome, Marseilles, Barcelona, Malaga and Lisbon. Bibliographic references: Blackmer 24; Abbey 200; Atabey 15; not in Weber. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Allgemeine deutsche Real-Ecyklopädie für die gebildeten Stände. Conversations-Lexikon. Neunte Originalausgabe. In funfzehn Bänden. Erster Band: A bis Balbuena; Zweiter Band: Balde bis Buchhandel; Dritter Band: Buchholz bis Czongrad; Vierter Band: D bis Entern; Fünfter Band: Entführung bis Gebläse; Sechster Band: Gebler bis Heilsordnung; Siebenter Band: Heim bis Juwelen; Achter Band: Kaaba bis Ligne; Neunter Band: Ligny bis Mösien; Zehnter Band: Moskau bis Patricier; Elfter Band: Patrick bis Réfugies; Zwölfter Band: Regalien bis Schottische Philosophie; Dreizehnter Band: Schouw bis Suetonius; Vierzehnter Band: Sueven bis Viterbo; Fünfzehnter Band: Zur Geschichte des Conversations-Lexikon; Vitet bis Zwolle und Universal-Register

      Leipzig, F.A.Brockhaus Vlg., 1843 bis 1848. 9. wesentlich erweiterte Originalausgabe, 15 Bände. zusammen 11470 S. 8°, OHalbleder auf 4 Bünden, Blind- und Goldprägung auf Rücken, marmorierter Deckelbezug, Einbandkanten berieben, Kaiptale leicht bestossen, Band 3 und 11 mit kleineren Randfehlstellen im Überzugspapier, Schnitt und Innen teils leicht braunfleckig, ansonsten sehr gut.Versand D: 5,00 EUR Brockhaus-Lexikon, Lexika

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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by the IRISH-AMERICAN ENTREPRENEUR NICHOLAS DEVEREUX regarding a bank draft.

      Utica, December 30th, 1843.. 1843.. Very good. - Over 80 words penned on 10 inch high by 7-5/8 inch wide "Congress Southworth Co." paper with the paper company's pictorial device embossed in blind at the top left corner. In his letter addressed to Henry R. Remsen, the founder of the Utica Savings Bank Nicholas Devereux writes that he is enclosing a bank draft and warmly closes by wishing him "many happy wishes for the present Season...." Signed "N. Devereux". Folded for mailing, the letter is addressed and annotated on the verso of an attached leaf with its "Express Mail" postmark of the period and the remnants of a red wax seal. There are minor creases to the letter and a small piece is out from the edge of the attached leaf, no doubt the result of breaking the seal. <p>The Irish-born American entrepreneur Nicholas Devereux (1791- 1855) left Ireland at the age of 15 after his family, who had been involved in the Irish Rebellion of 1798, lost their lands. Devereux emigrated to Utica, New York in 1806 where he was first employed by his brother John C. Devereux. After taking other employment for several years, he entered into partnership with his brother in 1814. It was in that year that the brothers moved their business into a brick building into which they installed a heavy strong box. Residents of Utica, fearing crime from the influx of soldiers and contractors moving through the City following the War of 1812, trusted the brothers to store their money in the strong box and some even trusted them enough to invest it for them. Thus were the seeds sown for what was to become the Savings Bank of Utica which the brothers opened without a charter in 1816, two years before the first official savings bank "The Philadelphia Savings Fund Society" opened. Through the years, the brothers acquired land in the vicinity of Utica. The brothers were instrumental in establishing the Sisters of Charity in Utica and founded the Christian Brothers school in the city. Nicholas Devereux briefly spent time in Albany where he took part in organizing the Utica & Schenectady Railroad. Devereux subsequently bought the substantial residue of the Holland Land Company's holdings in Allegany & Cattaraugus counties hoping to build a new city. Founding the town of Allegany on these lands he believed that, as it grew into a city, the citizens would need religious instruction. Devereux approached Buffalo's Bishop Timon who, reaching out to Rome, invited the first group of Franciscan brothers to settle in the United States. With funding from Devereux and instruction from the brothers, St. Bonaventure University was born and Devereux Hall was named after its founder. It was while teaching English at Bonaventure, at the start of the Second World War, those many years later, that the great religious writer and Catholic mystic Thomas Merton found his calling and decided to join the Trappist order.

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        Le monete delle antiche famiglie di Roma fino allo Imperadore Augusto inclusivamente co' suoi zecchieri dette comunemente Consolari. Seconda edizione notabilmente accresciuta di tutte le novelle disquisizioni nummiche sulla materia, di tutte le monete finora discoperte, preterite nella prima, con venti tavole di aggiunta.

      Stamperia del Fibreno,, Napoli, 1843 - Pp. (2) 288 (2). Con 72 tavole f.t. incise (l'ultima delle quali non numerata, con monogrammi). Unito a: RICCIO G. Le monete attribuite alla zecca dell'antica città di Luceria capitale della Daunia con un cenno della remota sua origine e grandezza Napoli, Tip. Virgilio, 1846. Pp. (4) 27 (1). Con 5 tavole f.t. incise. Unito a: RICCIO G. Repertorio ossia descrizione e tassa delle monete di città antiche comprese ne' perimetri delle province componenti l'attuale Regno delle Due Sicilie al di qua del faro. Napoli, Tramater, 1852. Pp. vii (1) 111, 17 (3) + 2 tavole f.t. incise. Tre opere legate in un volume di cm. 26, solida legatura del tempo in mezza pelle, dorso liscio con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro. Piatti inquadrati da greca dorata. Esemplare genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione, con solo qualche arrossatura sparsa.

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        Ornamente Aller Klassischen Kunstepochen Nach Den Originalen in Ihren Eigentümlichen Farben . Zehn Hefte Mit Fünfzig Tafeln

      Reimer, Berlin 1843 - first edition, 1831-1843, oblong folio, contemporary 3/4 green morocco over marbled boards, gilt lettering and ornamentation to spine, marbled endpapers; pps: a typographic and a chromolithographic title leave, 1-page preface, followowed by 10 fasicules each starting with one text page followed by 5 plates in chromolithography (numbered 1-50); condition: covers rubbed, rather light, inoffensive brownstaining in places; colours fresh and vibrant, a rare and beautiful, 100% complete, unrestored, copy of Zahn's early chromolithographic work on ornaments with the bookplate of Henry Maxwell, 7th Baron Farnham killed in the Abergele train disaster of 1868; please inquire before ordering

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        Malerisches Buch der Welt 1856 - Ein goldner Familienschatz zur Unterhaltung und Belehrung für jede Altersstufe in 182 Erzählungen und Skizzen mit 27 Holzstichen und 48 bunten und schwarzen Bildern - mit teils colorierten Holzstichen, farb. Tondrucken etc

      Inhalt: Beethovens Denkmal in Bonn Falkenjagd Die Mysterien von Kaonstantinopel Das Planetensystem Rudolph von Habsburg Wasser- und Luftwohnungen in Neu-Guinea Kleine Bilder aus dem Pariser Leben u.a.m. Mannigfaltiges: Colonie von stummen Hunden Menschen vor und nach dem Essen Kaiser Julian über das Bier u.a.m. Unterhaltungen aus dem Gebiete der Natur: Ameisenfresser Lebensdauer der Schildkröten Eßbare Schwalbennester Tausendjährige Eichen Die Wärmeerzeugung im tierischen Körper u.v.a.m. 395 S. Fraktur Mit 27 teils colorierten Holzstichen und 48 farb. Tondrucken / Farblithographien, alle in sehr guter Druckqualität Abbildungen von u.a. Zürich, Paris, Trifels, Schloß Windsor, Tiere, Pflanzen, Astronomie u.a., Stecher: H. Huber, C. Frömmel, W. Heinemann, T.B. Engleheart u.a. Vordertitel goldgeprägt Einband leicht bestoßen, wenig berieben, sauber, Schnitt angebräunt, etwas angeschmutzt, Seiten leicht lichtrandig, teils sehr leicht angeschmutzt, Pergamin-Schutzpapiere intakt, guter Zustand. ca. 1200 gr. Als Vorläufer gilt das Deutsches Familienbuch zur Belehrung und Unterhaltung von 1843 (Karlsruhe). Karl Theodor Andree (1808 in Braunschweig in Bad Wildungen), er ist wahrscheinlich identisch mit dem Hg. des Buches, war ein deutscher Geograph, Publizist und Konsul. Er redigirte - u.a. - die Mainzer und Oberdeutsche Zeitung zu Karlsruhe (1838), die Kölnische Zeitung (1843), die Bremer Zeitung (1846), die Braunschweig. Deutsche Reichsztg. (1848), das Bremer Handelsblatt (1851) etc.

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        Illustrirte Zeitung. Neunter Band - Juli bis Dezember 1847 Zehnter Band - Januar bis Juni 1848. (sechster Jahrgang, Nr. 209 - Nr. 260) Wöchentliche Nachrichten über alle Ereignisse, Zustände und Persönlichkeiten der Gegenwart, über Tagesgeschichte, öffentliches und gesellschaftliches Leben, Handel, Gewerbe und Landwirtschaft, Wissenschaft und Kunst, Musik, Theater und Moden. Mit vielen in den Text gedruckten Abbildungen.

      (IV), 420 (IV) 394 (von 426) Seiten mit sehr zahlreichen teilsganzseitigen Holzstich-Illustrationen. 37,5 x 27,5 cm, zeitgenössischer schwarzer Leinenband mit blindgeprägtem Rückentitel. Jeder Band durch aphabetisches Inhaltsverzeichnis (Register) und aphabetisches Verzeichnis der Illustrationen erschlossen. * * Im zehnten Band fehlen die Nummern 256 (vom 17. Mai, S. 343 - 359) und 259 (vom 17. Juni, S 391 - 407) sonst vollständig. Verheftungen: No. 244: Die Seiten 161 bis 164 zwischen 152 und 153 No 246: Die Seiten 187 bis 190 nach 198 No 247: Die Seiten 203 bis 206 nach 214. "Die Illustrirte Zeitung erschien vom 1. Juli 1843 bis zum September 1944 im Verlag J. J. Weber in Leipzig. Verleger und Herausgeber war Johann Jacob Weber. Mitbegründer, technischer Leiter und Verbindungsmann zu den Holzschnittkünstlern in Leipzig und Berlin war von 1843 bis 1845 der Leipziger Buchhändler und Verleger Carl Berendt Lorck. Die Zeitschrift war das Flaggschiff des Unternehmens und kann zugleich als Urmutter aller späteren Bilderblätter angesehen werden. Zudem war diese neue Art Zeitschrift in Bezug auf die für solch kostspielige Experimente eher ungünstige Zeit ein wagemutiger, aber erfolgreicher Versuch, der sich in hervorragenden Verkaufserfolg entwickelte. Die Technik der Holzstich-Illustrationen für damalige Verhältnisse zur Perfektion zu entwickeln, war für den Verleger J. J. Weber im Jahr 1843 der eigentliche Anreiz zur Gründung einer illustrierten Zeitschrift. Im Laufe der folgenden Jahre gliederte er ein xylographisches Atelier an, das 1849 bis 1857 von Robert Kretschmer, 1857 bis 1860 von dem Maler Ernst Hartmann aus Berlin, 1860 bis 1870 von dem Maler Anton Muttenthaler aus München und 1870 bis 1901 von Fritz Waibler geleitet wurde. Ihr enormer Einsatz an Bildern und Bildreportagen, die durch den Einsatz eigener Bildkorrespondenten möglich wurde, macht die Illustrirte Zeitung durch ihre lange Laufzeit von einem Jahrhundert zu einer wichtigen Quelle an Materialien zur Geschichte und Kultur, sowie der Politik und des Alltagslebens. Sie bietet damit ein einmaliges Bildarchiv mit über 300.000 Illustrationen, die eindrucksvoll Berichte über das zeitgenössische politische, wissenschaftliche, kulturelle und literarische Leben dieser Zeit liefern. Mit der in der Illustrirten Zeitung erstmals eingeführten Eingliederung des Bildes in die Textseite erhöhte sich die Aussagekraft der bisher nur sprachlich vermittelten Inhalte oder Informationen." / "Johann Jacob Weber (* 3. April 1803 in Basel 16. März 1880 in Leipzig) war ein deutscher Buchhändler und Verleger sowie Begründer des Verlagshauses J. J. Weber in Leipzig. 1843 gründete er gemeinsam mit Carl Berendt Lorck die Illustrirte Zeitung, das erste illustrierte Wochenblatt Deutschlands, und revolutionierte damit die Wahrnehmung der Welt. Noch heute prägen die Bildfolgen zunächst der Stahlstiche und später der Holzstiche in seiner llustrirten Zeitung unsere Vorstellungen von der guten alten Zeit. (Wikipedia) * * * Einband etwas berieben und leicht bestoßen, Leinenbezug am Rücken und den Kanten etwas beschädigt, Titelblatt rückseitig und letzte Seite gestempelt, sonst gut bis sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar.

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        Piazza Contarena di Udine

      Udine 1843 - Due rarissime vedute litografiche, prese da angolazioni diverse, di Piazza della Libertà, a Udine, realizzate da Luigi Bertelli. Le due litografie probabilmente erano parte del rarissimo Album pittorico del Friuli, composto da vedute di città, paesi e castelli del territorio friulano del primo Ottocento, e stampate a partire dal 1841 con l&#146;innovativa tecnica litografica su pietra bavarese. L'iniziativa è opera di Ottavio Codecasa (che dell'Album sarà anche editore) e Marco Moro. Le prime vedute dell&#146;Album pittorico del Friuli furono stampate a Udine, presso la litografia Luigi Berletti, a partire dal 1841. Ogni scenario è popolato da personaggi ritratti nella loro vita cittadina o agreste, immersi in una serena atmosfera frutto dell&#146;interpretazione romantica del paesaggio. La piazza nel Cinquecento e fino al 1945, era detta Piazza Contarena. La prima veduta, su disegno di Giuseppe Filippi, è datata 1842 e reca nel margine inferiore la dedica di Luigi Berletti al conte Lodovico Rota, socio dell'Accademia di Udine. La prospettiva guarda allo splendido Porticato di S. Giovanni, che si appoggia alla Torre dell'Orologio. Sulla destra del porticato, si nota la grande statua di Ercole. Sulla sinistra, la veduta include alcune arcate della Loggia del Lionello. La seconda litografia, su disegno di G.B. Cecchini, è datata 1843, ed è dedicata da Berletti al conte Antonio Beretta. La veduta prospettica è dal lato Nord della piazza, alle spalle della statua della Pace, opera dello scultore Giovan Battista Comolli, su progetto di Valentino Presani. Il basamento con panoplia è opera di Michele Zuliani (o Giuliani). La prospettiva include alcuni dei monumenti più belli della piazza: sulllo sfondo della piazza, si osserva la fontana rinascimentale; la staua di Ercole davanti al Porticato; quella di Caco, della quale si intravede solo la parte superiore alla destra del basamento della statua della Pace. Litografie su pietra bavarese, ampli margini bianchi, rare fioriture, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Splendidi esemplari di due vedute rarissime. Dimensioni dei fogli: 395x280 Dimensioni delle immagini: 245x185 Dimensioni

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        The natural history of man...

      London: H. Bailliere, 1843. FIRST EDITION. Hand-coloured engraved frontispiece, 40 engraved plates on 39 leaves (36 hand-coloured) and numerous text woodcuts. Modern calf, gilt border on covers, spine in compartments with gilt decorations, title and author in gilt; new endpapers. Overall an excellent copy. First edition of this finely illustrated ethnographical study of mankind. The present work was of major importance for its assemblage of organized data on human population. Prichard sets forth the differences of color, hair, stature and form. He examines the value of each criterion as evidence of differences in race, and maintains that all mankind is descended from one family.&#11;&#11;Prichard (1786-1848) was a physician and anthropologist as well as a pioneer in the moral treatment of the insane. He laid the groundwork for the later research by Lyell and anticipated the human evolution theories of Darwin and Weismann.

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        Histoire de la ville et des seigneurs de Commercy

      First Edition. Binders half chocolate sheepskin corners for the past four nerves with small traces of rubbing back, arms stamped in gold on the back, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, very minor mishaps on certain cuts, corners slightly bumped. Book decorated with 28 plates hors-texte and figures in Text. Scattered spots, three clear and marginal foxing without affecting too serious volumes. Rare. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Typ. de Numa Rolin Bar-Le-Duc 1843 16x25cm 3 volumes reliés

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        A System of Logic, Ratiocinative and Inductive.

      John W. Parker, West Strand, London 1843 - Volume 1: 2 leaves (4 pp.) with advertisements for "Works by William Howitt" + 1 blank leaf + TP + [iii]-vii = Preface + [ix]-xvi = Contents + [1]-580; Volume 2: 2 leaves (4 pp.) with advertisements for "Works by William Howitt" + 1 blank leaf + TP + [iii]-xii = Contents + half-title (with Herschel quote on verso) + [3]-624, Octavo. First Edition (MacMinn, p. 56).This is the first edition of Mill's brilliant first book wherein he makes the "first major installment of his comprehensive restatement of an empiricist and utilitarian position." (EP, Vol. 5, p. 315) The book "had a rapid success, beyond the expectations of its author, and was for many years the standard authority with all who took his side in the main philosophical questions. Mill, in fact, was recognized as the great leader of the empirical school. few men have had a more marked influence upon the rising intellect of the time." (DNB) It is nearly impossible to accurately and comprehensively summarize the book's salient and important points in so small a space. The Encyclopedia of Philosophy gives two and a half full pages of exposition to the work and then devotes another nine pages to an article entitled: "Mill's Methods of Induction". In short, despite over two thousand years of philosophical consideration of logic based on deduction, Mill abandons that approach and provides an analysis and proof for logic based on the principles of induction working solely from the human experiences of sensation. An incredible tour de force by one of the leading intellects of English philosophy. 1843" inscribed on the inside front cover of both volumes. Internally, very crisp, bright and untrimmed. One small bit of contemporary ink marginalia in the Contents of Volume1. A lovely copy of a set very difficult to find in any condition. Extremely rare in this state. ADDITIONAL PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        DROIT CIVIL EXPLIQUE - EN 9 VOLUMES -/ DE LA VENTE (2 tomes) + PRESCRIPTION ((2 tomes) + ECHANGE ET LOUAGE (3 tomes) + CONTRAT DE SOCIETE (2 tomes).

      HINGRAY CHARLES 1843 - R320093912: (XXXII + 680 + 579 pages + (XV + 604 pages) + (CXII + 401 + 526 + 499 oages) + (C + 474 + 604 pages) - Plats et contre-plats jaspés - Tampon sur la page de titre - sur la page de faux-titre - sur la page de garde - Auteur, titres, filets, tomaison dorés aux dos - Dos en cuir marron. 4 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES - DROIT CIVIL EXPLIQUE suivant l'ordre des articcles du Code, depuis et y compris le titre de vente. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. défraîchie. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 346-Droit privé, civil [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter Signed, Honolulu, Oahu, S. I. August 7, 1843 to Messrs. Foster & Hunt

      - quarto, 3 pages, inscribed on a four page bi-folium, formerly folded, remains of sealing wax on integral address leaf, else in very good, clean legible condition. An important letter written soon after Damon's arrival in Hawaii in which he discusses Lord Paulet's cession of Hawaii in February of 1843 and the cessions recission, by Admiral Richard Thomas on July 26, 1843, missionary activities and two newspapers, "The Advocate & Friend," and the "Nonanona." Damon also announces the birth of his son Samuel Mills Damon. Damon writes: "Dear Friends, The Whaleship Sabina will sail to day direct for New York. A young man on board Chas. Paine, South Hampton L. I. informs me that he has a brother in your store. ¿ Since our arrival we have lived through two revolutions. I must refer you to the public prints for the particulars in regard to the extraordinary movements of Lord Paulet and the Restoration of the Flag under Rear Admiral Thomas. Living as we do in Honolulu & being on pretty good terms with some of the government officers, we generally learn what is going forward behind the curtain, before it is noised abroad to the world. I can assure the political excitement has been very great in our little community. I forward you part of a file of the Polynesian a paper that was published here, some months since, but has been stopped you may be able to learn something of the commercial importance of the place from its columns. Since commencing my labors here I have also started a small monthly sheet I forward a file of the "Advocate & Friend." It succeeds beyond my most sanguine expectations. The "Nonanona" is a small semi-monthly paper, in the native language & edited by Rev. Mr. Armstrong one of the Missionaries. You may perhaps desire to learn my opinion about missionary affairs now that I am permitted to see for myself. I will simply remark my confidence in the cause increases every day. God, through their instrumentality has performed a great work among this people, and if my lot should ever again be cast among the people in the U. S. I should labor with ten-fold energy to advance the missionary work. It is the great work of the Age, aye - the great work of God - and at home and abroad God cheerfully opens a field for laborers to work for Him & be assured at the great day all who have labored for him will be richly rewarded¿ We are now rejoicing over a little son born on the 9th of last month so that he is now just four weeks old. We call him Samuel Mill Damon¿" Born February 15, 1815 in Holden, Mass., Samuel Damon graduated from Amherst College in 1836 and in 1837 was the principal of Academy, Salisbury, Conn. He began his theological training at Princeton Theological Seminary in 1838 and finished his theological training at Andover Theological Seminary in 1841. He was ordained September 15, 1841 and married Julia Sherman Mills October 6, 1841 in Natick, Mass. In 1867 he received an honorary doctorate of divinity from Amherst College. Samuel Damon was sent by the American Seamen's Friend Society to be chaplain in Honolulu. The Damons sailed from New York March 10, 1842 aboard the Victoria Captain Spring and arrived in Honolulu October 19, 1842. He was the pastor of the Bethel Union Church, Seamen's Chapel for 42 years and was the publisher of the periodical The Friend from 1843 - 1884. In 1849 Samuel Damon visited Oregon and California; in 1851, the United States; in 1861, Micronesia, as a delegate of the Hawaiian Board; 1869 - 1870 the United States, Europe, Palestine and Egypt; in 1876 the United States; in 1880 England and the Continent; and in 1884 China and Japan. While in the Hawaiian Islands "he served Sailors' Home, Stranger's Friend Society, Oahu College (Punahou School) Board, the Queen's Hospital and Hawaiian Board of Missions". Rev. Samuel Chenery Damon died February 7, 1885 in Honolulu.

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        The Ladies' Flower - Garden of Ornamental Perennials, in Two Volumes

      William Smith 1843 - 2 volumes. Large quarto, 29 cm. Original green cloth with gilt floral vignette on front boards. Original spine rebacked on modern green cloth. Rehinged and rejointed. Loss to original spine. Collated, all 96 hand-colored lithographed botanical plates (including frontispieces) present. Occasional spotting. Several pages uncut. 'Loudon developed a simple formula for these works, combining a brief text with charming illustrations, an arrangement that appealed to her audience. For each plant a brief botanical description was provided, including its common name in English, its order and genus. Some historical notes, and instructions regarding its cultivation' (An Oak Spring Flora p. 326). Jane Loudon she first learned about horticulture from her husband, the noted botanist, gardener, and horticultural writer John Loudon. Jane assisted her husband in his Encyclopedia of Gardening (1834). Jane published her first gardening book, Instructions in Gardening for Ladies, in 1838. Refs: Nissen BBI 1237; Pritzel 5634; Flower Books (1990) p. 115. Provenance: Contemporary gift inscription by Isaac Davis (1799-1883, of Worchester Mass) to his wife, Mary Easterbrook Davis (1805-1875). Long note about the Davis's written on front end page by Rosamand Thaxter in 1969. The (Thaxter was the New Hampshire - Maine author). According to Rosamand, the Davis's were her great grandparents of her maternal grandmother, Mary E. Stoddard. Owned by one family for at least 126 years. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter Signed, Honolulu, Oahu, S. I. August 7, 1843 to Messrs. Foster & Hunt

      1843. quarto, 3 pages, inscribed on a four page bi-folium, formerly folded, remains of sealing wax on integral address leaf, else in very good, clean legible condition. An important letter written soon after Damon's arrival in Hawaii in which he discusses Lord Paulet's cession of Hawaii in February of 1843 and the cessions recission, by Admiral Richard Thomas on July 26, 1843, missionary activities and two newspapers, "The Advocate & Friend," and the "Nonanona." Damon also announces the birth of his son Samuel Mills Damon. Damon writes: "Dear Friends, The Whaleship Sabina will sail to day direct for New York. A young man on board Chas. Paine, South Hampton L. I. informs me that he has a brother in your store. ... Since our arrival we have lived through two revolutions. I must refer you to the public prints for the particulars in regard to the extraordinary movements of Lord Paulet and the Restoration of the Flag under Rear Admiral Thomas. Living as we do in Honolulu & being on pretty good terms with some of the government officers, we generally learn what is going forward behind the curtain, before it is noised abroad to the world. I can assure the political excitement has been very great in our little community. I forward you part of a file of the Polynesian a paper that was published here, some months since, but has been stopped you may be able to learn something of the commercial importance of the place from its columns. Since commencing my labors here I have also started a small monthly sheet I forward a file of the "Advocate & Friend." It succeeds beyond my most sanguine expectations. The "Nonanona" is a small semi-monthly paper, in the native language & edited by Rev. Mr. Armstrong one of the Missionaries. You may perhaps desire to learn my opinion about missionary affairs now that I am permitted to see for myself. I will simply remark my confidence in the cause increases every day. God, through their instrumentality has performed a great work among this people, and if my lot should ever again be cast among the people in the U. S. I should labor with ten-fold energy to advance the missionary work. It is the great work of the Age, aye - the great work of God - and at home and abroad God cheerfully opens a field for laborers to work for Him & be assured at the great day all who have labored for him will be richly rewarded... We are now rejoicing over a little son born on the 9th of last month so that he is now just four weeks old. We call him Samuel Mills Damon..." Born February 15, 1815 in Holden, Mass., Samuel Damon graduated from Amherst College in 1836 and in 1837 was the principal of Academy, Salisbury, Conn. He began his theological training at Princeton Theological Seminary in 1838 and finished his theological training at Andover Theological Seminary in 1841. He was ordained September 15, 1841 and married Julia Sherman Mills October 6, 1841 in Natick, Mass. In 1867 he received an honorary doctorate of divinity from Amherst College. Samuel Damon was sent by the American Seamen's Friend Society to be chaplain in Honolulu. The Damons sailed from New York March 10, 1842 aboard the Victoria, Captain Spring and arrived in Honolulu October 19, 1842. He was the pastor of the Bethel Union Church, Seamen's Chapel for 42 years and was the publisher of the periodical The Friend from 1843 - 1884. In 1849 Samuel Damon visited Oregon and California; in 1851, the United States; in 1861, Micronesia, as a delegate of the Hawaiian Board; 1869 - 1870 the United States, Europe, Palestine and Egypt; in 1876 the United States; in 1880 England and the Continent; and in 1884 China and Japan. While in the Hawaiian Islands "he served Sailors' Home, Stranger's Friend Society, Oahu College (Punahou School) Board, the Queen's Hospital and Hawaiian Board of Missions". Rev. Samuel Chenery Damon died February 7, 1885 in Honolulu.

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