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        The Wild Sports of Southern Africa

      Pelham Richardson, London 1844 - narrative of an expedition from the Cape of Good hope through the territories of the Chielf Moselekatse to the Tropic of Capricorn. This is the first edition to contain the full complement of hand colored plates and the two extra chapters. 359 pp. Ill. Considered the first, and a cornerstone title, essential in any African sporting library. The first big game hunting book ever written, credit with popularizing sport hunting in Africa throughout the world. As good to read today as it was 165 years ago. The third and fourth impressions are sought after because of the colored plates. Original red cloth, elaborately blind stamped and with gilt animal vignettes on front cover and spine. VG+, fine internally. Hard to find in such bright original cloth with bright crisp gilt. Only mild wear at spine tips and corners, and more important, free of foxing to any of the plates. Great collector copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit.

      London: Chapman & Hall 1844 - FIRST EDITION BOUND FROM THE PARTS. 1 vol., 8-5/8" x 5-3/4", all first issue points with the exception of the additional engraved title which is in the 3rd state - no priority, illustrated with a frontis and thirty eight additional plates by Phiz (Halbot Browne), mild toning to edges of plates otherwise clean and bright throughout. Bound in contemporary 1/2 maroon morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spine, marbled edges, inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit. With Illustrations by Phiz (d.i. Halbot K. Browne).

      London Chapman and Hall 1844 - Einband beschabt und berieben; Ecken und Kanten gering bestoßen; Fußschnitt zw. S.290 und S.350 etwas bestoßen; Doppeltitel stärker braunfleckig; die Tafeln teils schwach braunfleckig (5 davon etwas stärker); Text nahezu fleckenfrei; insgesamt gutes Exemplar. Erste Buchausgabe. - Mit der '100' am Wegweiser im Doppeltitel und dem Errata-Blatt. -

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        Manuscript log of the U.S.S. Delaware, kept by Robert Storer, during her final cruise home from the Mediterranean]

      1844 - Quarto. 62pp. Original brown cloth. Cloth moderately soiled and stained. Light dampstaining to some of the text. An American Navy Cruise in the Mediterranean Manuscript log book of the U.S.S. Delaware, kept by seaman Robert B. Storer, during the ship's final voyage. The U.S.S. Delaware was launched in October 1820. She spent most of her active duty cruising in the Mediterranean, where she served in the interests of American commerce and diplomacy in that area, though she also spent several years stationed in Brazil, patrolling the coasts of Brazil, Uruguay, and Argentina to represent American interests during political unrest in those countries. She began her final voyage to the Mediterranean in February 1843, setting out from Rio de Janeiro. This log covers the last three months of the Delaware's active service, documenting her return voyage from the Mediterranean to Norfolk. She arrived home in March 1844, and was still at the naval yard in 1861, when she was set afire with other U.S. ships in order to keep them from falling into Confederate hands. The log begins with the ship at anchor in Mahon harbor, off Minorca in the Mediterranean. Storer keeps details of provisioning the ship and readying to sail for first 12 days of January. As is standard with ship's logs, he records speeds, winds, and weather conditions, as well as the positioning of the sails. Everyday events such as inspecting the crew or holding "divine service" on Sundays are noted, as well, as are sightings of other ships' sails and exchanging colors with passing vessels. The Delaware sights the coast of Spain and moves into the Atlantic around the third week in January; on February 2, crew member Jacob Lawrence, a marine, dies (though Storer does not say from what), and his funeral service is held the next day, and Lawrence's body is committed to the deep. Also of note, the Delaware investigates a wreck on Feb. 15: "At 7.45 hauled up the courses, hauled down the jib and laid the main and mizen topsails to the mast, and sent a boat to board the wreck. At 8.15 the boat returned from the wreck; discovered her to be the English Hermaphrodite Brig 'Halifax' of 'Halifax,' loaded with lumber, water logged and foremast sawed off, nothing living on board." The rest of the voyage is uneventful and relatively smooth, and the Delaware sights the Cape Henry light house on March 4th. The last few days are recorded as the ship is anchored at Hampton Roads, including a salute to the passing of former Secretary of the Navy, Thomas Gilmer, who died on February 28th. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Spanish Student

      Cambridge: John Owen, 1844Sixth EditionPrevious owner's name of General George D. Wells, then gifted to Anna Loring (later wife of pianist Otto Dresel; probably a suitor's gift).Email us via the Bailey Books seller homepage for a technical description and additional photos. Response within 24 hours. We provide swift and professional service.

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        Bilder zum Don Quixote, oder: Darstellung der interessantesten humoristischen Scenen aus den Fahrten des Junkers Don Quixote von Mancha in Ein und Dreissig Blättern nach Koypl gestochen, nebst einer beigedruckten Erklärung der Kupfer.

      Sammer, Wien 1844 - o.J. [1844]. 1 Bl., 31 Bll. Kupferstiche in modernem Lnbd. (unter Verwendung von Teilen des Original-Umschlags, neue fliegende Vorsätze, 33,5 cm. Seltene Illustrationsreihe. Vollständig. Die Stiche waren ursprünglich als Ergänzung zur Soltauischen Übersetzung gedacht. - In den Bibliotheken des KVK nur in der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek Wien nachweisbar. Die Datierung erfolgte nach diesem Exemplar. Benages/Fonbuena 774. Iconografia de las ediciones des quijote 518. Rius -. - Durchgehend etwas fleckig, die ersten und letzten Blätter stark fleckig, der erste Stich mit Filmreparatur eines Risses. Trotz der Mängel sehr charmantes, gutes Exemplar. 502 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die zigeuner in Europa und Asien. Ethnographisch-linguistische untersuchung, vornehmlich ihrer herkunft und sprache, nach gedruckten und ungedruckten quellen.: Teil I: Einleitung und Grammatik.Teil II: Einleitung uber Gaunersprachen.

      Halle: Ed. Heynemann 1844 - A very good set bound in later half calf marbled boards. Occasional spotting throughout. Volume II has some annotiations in pencil. First edition Two volumes, pp.xvi, 476; iv, 540.

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        Series Latina in qua prodeunt patres, doctores scriptoresque ecclesiae latinae a Tertulliano ad Innocentium III accurante J.-P. Migne sowie griechische Serie.

      apud J.-P. Migne editorem, apud Garnier fratres, editores et J.-P. Migne successores u. a., Paris, 1844 - 53 Bde. (Patrologia Latina) und 84 Bde. (Patrologia Greca), zusammen 137 Bde. Paris, apud J.-P. Migne editorem, apud Garnier fratres, editores et J.-P. Migne successores u. a. 1844ff. (überwiegend Nachdruck, Turnhout ca. 1966-67). 4to. Braune Halblederbände, nur Bde. 37-42 47 in braunem Ganzleinen (lateinische Reihe) sowie Originalbroschuren (griechische Reihe). (ausgeschiedenes Bibliotheksexemplar, sehr guter Zustand, mit St.a.T. oder Tbrückseiten). Innerhalb Deutschlands kostenlose Auslieferung! PATROLOGIE LATINE (insgesamt sind in der Reihe 221 Bände erschienen sowie ein 4-bändiges Supplementum von R. P. Hamman): Vorhanden sind hier die folgenden Bände: 2, 5, 6-8, 13-14, 22, 24-25, 27-30, 32-33, 35-42, 44, 46-47, 52, 56, 65, 68, 72, 81, 102, 108, 111, 116, 120, 131, 134, 142-143, 146, 163, 166, 168, 173, 176, 182, 185, 186-187 und 201. Es sind demnach 53 Bände der Patrologie Latine vorhanden. Aufstellung der vorhandenen Autoren und Bände (lateinische Reihe): 2. Tertullian, Opera omnia. Pars secundus. Paris 1844. 1392 Spalten; 5. Arnobius, Opera omnia. Tomus unicus. Paris 1844. 1388 Sp.; 6.-7. (2 Bde). Lactanius, Opera omnia. Paris 1844. 1100; 1204 Sp.; 8. Constantinus, Opera. Tomus unicus. Paris 1844. 1456 Sp.;13. St. Damasius, Opera omnia. Paris ?? 1256 Sp.; 14. St. Ambrosius, Opera omnia. Paris 1882. 1260 (original, nur Titelblatt im Reprint); 1544 Sp.; 22., 24.-25., 27.-30. (7 Bde). St. Hieronymus, Opera omnia. Paris 1845-1884. XCII, 1294; 964; 1624 (original); 1232; 1528 (original); 1156; 1096 Sp.; 32.-33., 35.-42., 44., 46.-47. (12 Bde). St. Augustinus, Opera omnia. Paris 1841-87. 1504; 1176; (1323-) 2480; 1028; (1029-) 1968; 1484; (1485-) 2440; 1398 (original, Titelblatt im Reprint); 872; 1236; 842; 992; (993-) 1912; 1004; 1260 Sp.; 52. St. Petrus Chrysologius, Opera omnia. Paris 1894. 1254 Sp. (im Original vorhanden).; 56. St. Leo der Große, Opera omnia. Paris 1865. 1188 Sp.; 65. St. Fulgentius, Opera omnia. Paris 1892. 1020 Sp. (im Original vorhanden).; 68. Primasius Arator, Opera omnia. Scripta universa. Paris ?? 1124 Sp.; 72. Pelagius II, Johannes III, Benedictus I, St. Germanius von Paris, Opera omnia. Paris ?? 1140 Sp.; 81. St. Isidor von Sevilla, Opera omnia. Paris ?? 976 Sp.; 102. Smaragd, Opera omnia. Paris ?? 1140 Sp.; 108. und 111. (2 Bde). Rabanus Maurus, Opera omnia. Paris ?? 1236; 1624 Sp.; 116. Haymon von Halberstadt, Opera omnia. Paris 1879. 1090 Sp. (im Original vorhanden, lediglich Titelei im Reprint).; 120. St. Paschasius Radbertus, Opera omnia. Paris ?? 1668 Sp.; 131. Remigius von Auxerre, Opera omnia. Tomus unicus. Paris 1884. 1188 Sp. (im Original vorhanden); 134. Attonius Vercellensis, Opera omnia. Paris 1884. 1024 Sp. (im Original vorhanden); 142. St. Brunonius, Opera omnia. Paris 1880. 1460 Sp. (im Original vorhanden); 143. Kardinal Humbert, Opera omnia. Paris 1882. 1608 Sp. (im Original vorhanden); 146. Alexander II, Othlonius von Emmeram, Adam von Bremen, St. Johannes Gualberti, Gundecharius von Eichstett, Lambertus von Hersfeld, Opera omnia. Paris 1884. 1524 Sp. (im Original vorhanden); 163. Paschalis II, Gelasius II, Calixtus II, Epistolae et privilegia. Tomus unicus. Paris 1893. 1516 Sp. (im Original vorhanden); 166. Baldricius Dolensis, Opera omnia. Paris 1894. 1600 Sp. (im Original vorhanden); 168. Rupert, Opera omnia. Paris 1893. 1668 Sp. (im Original vorhanden); 173. Leo von Marsicanus und Petrus Diaconus, Chronicon monasterii casinensis et opuscula. Paris 1895. 1552 Sp. (im Original vorhanden); 176. Hugo von St. Victor, Opera omnia. Paris ?? 1248 Sp.; 182. und 185. (2 Bde). St. Berhard von Clairvaux, Opera omnia. Paris 1862. 1200; (995-) 2020 Sp.; 186. Suger, Opuscula et epistolae. Paris ?? 1528 Sp. (im Original vorhanden); 187. Gratian, Decretum Gratiani, emendatum et variis electionibus simul et notationibus illustratum, Gregorii XIII jussu editum, post Justi Henningii Boehmeri. Tomus unicus. Paris 1891. 1912 Sp. (im Original vorhanden); 201. Arnulf und Guillelmi Tyrensis, Opera om [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Taboada de medidas de cereaes, e sua correspondencia entre a praça do Funchal, de Lisboa, e estrangeiras, dedicada aos Illustrissimos Senhores Negociantes da Madeira.

      Funchal, Typ. do Imparcial, 1844. - Small typographical vignette on title page. (2 ll.), 15 pp. Oblong 8°, recent blue half sheep over decorated boards, with large lettering piece on front cover, light blue-green endleaves. Some foxing and toning. Cut short at lower margin, but never touching any text. Very minor worming, touching only a single letter of text. In good to very good condition. Circular stamp of "José Alves, Encadernador", in upper outer corner of front free endleaf. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION [?]. Pages [1]-15 contain the tables. In addition to the principle cities of Europe, statistics are supplied for Aleppo, Alexandria, the Dutch, Danish, and English West Indies, Algeria, Baltimore and Boston, Brazil, Buenos Aires, Canada, the Canary Islands, Candia, Cabo Verde, China, Cypress, Constantinople, Curação, Corfu, Egypt, Philadelphia and Savannah, Malta, Maranhão, Morocco, Mexico, Montevideo, New York and Charlestown, Odessa, Oran, Pegú, Persia, Quebec, Sierra Leon, "Siria" (said to be in Africa), Smyrna, Tenerife, Tripoli, and Tunes.---- Not located in Innocêncio. Not located in any of the following Portuguese auction sale catalogues: Gubian, Nepomuceno, Moreira Cabral, Anîbal Fernandes Thomaz, Monteverde, Azevedo-Samodães, Ameal, Avila Perez, Sousa da Câmara or Afonso Lucas. Not located in Porbase. Not located in Copac. Not located in WorldCat. Not located in Library of Congress online catalog. Not located in Hollis. Not located in Orbis. Not located in Melvyl. Not located in ALADIN. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sense and Sensibility. A Novel.

      London: H.G. Clarke and Co 1844 - Two volumes. Small 8vo. 239, (1); 224 pp. Contemporary maroon full morocco, spines gilt with ornate gilt decoration to the boards, all edges gilt, the original front "illuminated" colour wrappers printed by Gregory, Collins and Reynolds bound in. Gilson, E2. Keynes, 45. Published in Clarke's Cabinet Series, this is the first non-Bentley London reprint of the novel, the copyright having lapsed in 1839. The set appears to be in the publisher's morocco binding: Gilson notes that Keynes owned a similar set in publisher's dark green morocco with the front wrappers bound in, whilst he himself had such a set in dark red (possibly the same colour as here). Uncommon.

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        The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1844First Edition, first state in book formPlease note: front board totally detachedEmail us via the Bailey Books seller homepage for a technical description and additional photos. Response within 24 hours. We provide swift and professional service.

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        Eigenh. Aphorismen.

      [Wohl Paris, 1830er/1840er Jahre].. 1 S. Qu.-8vo (210 x 110 mm, Fragment).. Zwei in dieser Form unveröffentlichte Aphorismen: "Belohnung nach dem Tode für [gestrichen: gute] edle Hdlgn. hienieden. Gemeinheit: der Kerl will vom lieben Gott noch ein Trinkgeld dafür haben, daß er seine Mutter gepflegt, seinem Bruder ein Stück Brod gegeben. / Der Despotismus spielt [gestrichen: liberale] Komödie, wie die Liberalen mit ihm gespielt während 15 Jahren - wird sie auch nicht länger dauern". - Ersteren Vergleich greift Heine in seinen fragmentarischen "Briefen über Deutschland" von 1844 und nochmals in seinen "Geständnissen" von 1854 auf: Um das Jahr 1820 habe ihm Hegel, als der junge Heine von des Philosophen zynischer Auffassung von Transzendenz und jenseitigem Gericht schockiert gewesen sei, spöttisch geantwortet: "Sie wollen also noch ein Trinkgeld dafür haben, daß Sie Ihre kranke Mutter gepflegt und Ihren Herrn Bruder nicht vergiftet haben?" Die zweite Bemerkung enthält einen Anklang an die "Französischen Zustände" von 1832, in deren 2. Artikel Heine prophezeit hatte: "Wenn ich aber deshalb das Gedeihen einer Republik in Frankreich bezweifele, so läßt sich darum doch nicht leugnen, daß [...] die Opposition ebenso, wie sie einst fünfzehn Jahre lang mit einem Könige Komödie gespielt, jetzt dieselbe Komödie mit dem Königtume selber fortsetzt und daß also die Republik wenigstens für kurze Zeit das Ende des Liedes sein könnte." - Das Blatt etwas stockfleckig und mit Faltspuren. Im linken Rand Spuren alter Stecknadelheftung, korrespondierend mit der beiliegenden eigenh. Echtheitsbestätigung von Heines Neffen Ludwig Frhr. von Embden (1826-1904): "Die Handschrift meines Onkels Heinrich Heine, aus seinem Nachlaß einzelne Aphorismen".

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        WERTHEIM. Ansicht mit der Kilianskapelle von Südosten mit dem Treppenaufgang zum Schloß.

      - Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Bichebois u. Bayot nach Chapuy, 1844, 38 x 26,5 cm. Schefold 35259. - Mit schönem Durchblick zum Schloß und lebhafter Personenstaffage im Vordergrund. - Seltenes Blatt in einem schönen Exemplar mit ca. 25 mm Rand.

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        Plans and Maps to the History of the Waterloo Campaign

      London: T. & W. Boone,, 1844. Folio contemporary red half morocco, red linen boards (boards 569 × 458 mm), red morocco patch label to the upper board, double fillet gilt panel enclosing a dotted and an attractive floral gilt roll, with the title "Battles of Waterloo, & Quatre Bras", marbled endpapers. 11 engraved maps with dispositions in colour, stub mounted and laid down on linen. A little rubbed and soiled, but now carefully restored on spine and boards, hinges reinforced with linen, some finger-soiling to the maps, occasional marginal hygroscopic damping and some mild surface erosion to the first four, but no loss to the maps themselves, overall very good. First edition of the extremely uncommon and intriguing series of maps published to accompany Ciboria's painstakingly researched account of the battle. A recognised authority on surveying and plan-drawing, having published widely on the subject, Siborne was commissioned in 1830 to produce a minutely accurate scale model of the field of Waterloo. "He lived for eight months at the farm of La Haye-Sainte on the field of battle, and made a survey of the whole ground, upon which he based his model. The execution of this work occupied some years, as Siborne devoted to it only such time as his professional duties permitted. In 1833 the progress of the work was interrupted by the refusal of the new ministry to allot funds for it. Thrown upon his own resources he continued the work until its completion in 1838, at a cost of nearly £3000" (ODNB). The model stirred controversy, revealing as it did the vital intervention of Blücher's 48,000 Prussians; Wellington pointedly absented himself from the exhibition at the Egyptian Hall, and Siborne failed to recoup costs. He subsequently made a model of a smaller portion of the field on a larger scale to show the decisive charge of Anglesey's cavalry and Picton's infantry, exhibiting both side by side, and publishing his guide to the New Waterloo Model. "Having amassed much information from surviving officers on the battle and the entire campaign, Siborne in 1844 published his two-volume History of the War in France and Belgium in 1815 (with folio atlas); it long remained a standard work". The maps were engraved by Freebairn using Bates's Anaglyptographic Process a "device, which was a development of the ruling machine, [and] converted objects with raised surfaces, such as coins, medals, and reliefs, into patterns of printed lines which suggest the contours of the original". This process was applied to Ciboria's modelling of the ground, and produced the most remarkable contour maps of the field. Attractive contemporary military book label of C.T.C. Luxmoore to the front pastedown. The Rev. Luxmoore, a native of Okehampton in Devon and the vicar of Guilsfield, Montgomery, was almost certainly a kinsman of Lt. Thomas Coryndon Luxmoore who served with the Royal Engineers in Belgium, although he is not listed as having seen action at Waterloo (see Glover, Waterloo Archive, I, p.155).

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        Aus dem Park Chigi.

      1844 1844 - Radierung, 1844, auf festem Bütten. 23,5:30,5 cm. Literatur: Boetticher II, II, A, Radierungen 26; Andresen 26; Vomm D 1844:1I, II (von II). Eine von 8 Radierungen, die auch 1847 und 1870 in den Sammelmappen der Original-Radierungen Schirmers erschienen. Die Platte befand sich 1863 im Nachlaß Schirmers. Am 17. und 20. Juli sowie am 5. und 8. August 1840 besuchte Schirmer den Park der Villa Chigi in Ariccia und fertigte hier Studien an. Auf eine dieser Studien geht vermutlich die ca. vier Jahre später entstandene Radierung zurück.

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        Sense and Sensibility. A Novel

      London: H.G. Clarke and Co., 1844.. Two volumes. Small 8vo. 239, (1); 224 pp. Contemporary maroon full morocco, spines gilt with ornate gilt decoration to the boards, all edges gilt, the original front "illuminated" colour wrappers printed by Gregory, Collins and Reynolds bound in. Gilson, E2. Keynes, 45. Published in Clarke's Cabinet Series, this is the first non-Bentley London reprint of the novel, the copyright having lapsed in 1839. The set appears to be in the publisher's morocco binding: Gilson notes that Keynes owned a similar set in publisher's dark green morocco with the front wrappers bound in, whilst he himself had such a set in dark red (possibly the same colour as here). Uncommon.

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        Expédition chronométrique exécutée par ordre de Sa Majesté l'Empereur Nicolas 1er entre Poulkova et Altona pour la détermination de la longitude géographique relative de l'Observatoire Central de Russie Rapports faits à l'Académie Impériale Des Sciences De St -Pétersbourg

      St.-Pétersbourg, 1844. folio, (8) + 152pp., complete with the half-title, some foxing at beginning and end, original boards with paper spine labels, the labels and extremities of boards with areas of wear. A very good copy sometime in the Bibliothek Der Königlichen Sternwarte, Berlin-Babelsberg> with its 19th century ink-stamp on half-title and early 20th century stamp on title-page. First edition. One of the scarcest of Struve's scientific publications and in a sense a study ancillary to his principal work of astronomical observations. Struve (1793-1864) is remembered by scientific historians for his contributions to geodesy and double-star astronomy. His noted Stellarum Compositarum Mensurae Micrometricae> was published in 1837. Struve organised and became the first Director of the Pulkova Observatory in 1839, appointed to the post by Emperor Nicholas I. He remained in post until 1858, when his son Otto succeeded him. It was while there that Struve, in addition to his stellar work, left new and accurate determinations of the constants of aberration, precession, and nutation. He also carried out fundamental geodetic measurements from the Danube to the Arctic Ocean. The present study is a scientific contribution to a better resolution of chronometric accuracy. He notes that, although for at least 20 years there had been rapid advances in chronometric accuracy, there were still technical obstacles to overcome. His Pulkova-Altona expedition was devised to advance the study of time and longitude measurement and to begin to resolve the complexities of absolute time. He used a range of clocks and mobile chronometers and set up temporary testing stations. The present report was published for the scientific community.

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        [Op. 5]. 1er. Grand Caprice Pour Piano Seul, composé et dédié à son Elève Mademoiselle Elodie Cordier Moraquini... A.V. Op: 5. Prix 9f

      Paris: Henry Lemoine [PN 2945.H.]. [1844]. Folio. 1f. (title), [1] (catalog of Franck's piano works to Op. 10), 23, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. With autograph presentation inscription to upper right corner of title signed in full by the composer: "Affect[ueusement] à Mademoiselle Dubasty;" publisher's handstamp to lower margin. Slightly worn and foxed; some offsetting, heavier to several leaves; first and final folios detached. . First Edition. Scarce. Mohr p. 222. Lesure p. 277-280. Not in Worldcat or Copac. Franck composed the Premier Grand Caprice, perhaps the finest of his early piano works, in 1843. The dedicatee, Dubasty, was a Parisian piano teacher. A French composer, teacher, and organist of Belgian birth, Franck was "one of the leading figures of French musical life during the second half of the 19th century." John Trevitt and Joël-Marie Fauquet in Grove Music Online.

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        [Op. 5]. 1er. Grand Caprice Pour Piano Seul, composé et dédié à son Elève Mademoiselle Elodie Cordier Moraquini... A.V. Op: 5. Prix 9f

      Paris: Henry Lemoine [PN 2945.H.]. [1844]. Folio. 1f. (title), [1] (catalog of Franck's piano works to Op. 10), 23, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. With autograph presentation inscription to upper right corner of title signed in full by the composer: "Affect[ueusement] à Mademoiselle Dubasty;" publisher's handstamp to lower margin. Slightly worn and foxed; some offsetting, heavier to several leaves; first and final folios detached. . First Edition. Scarce. Mohr p. 222. Lesure p. 277-280. Not in Worldcat or Copac. Franck composed the Premier Grand Caprice, perhaps the finest of his early piano works, in 1843. The dedicatee, Dubasty, was a Parisian piano teacher. A French composer, teacher, and organist of Belgian birth, Franck was "one of the leading figures of French musical life during the second half of the 19th century." John Trevitt and Joël-Marie Fauquet in Grove Music Online.

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        Roland furieux Traduction nouvelle et en prose par M V Philippon de la & §NANTEUIL#Célestin§§|& §BARON#§§|& §FRANCAIS#§§

      Paris: J. Mallet & Cie, 1844. Fine. J. Mallet & Cie, Paris 1844, relié. - First printing of 25 beautiful engraved plates and fired into China as well as 300 thumbnail Tony Johannot, Baron, French and Celestin Nanteuil. Bound in red half morocco Russia with corners, back with five nerves set with double gilt fillets and black braces decorated with quintuple gold and black boxes decorated with golden typographical reasons, golden tail date guidance of a net gilded on the boards marbled paper guards and contreplats of handmade paper, covers and backs preserved, elegant binding signed Mercier successor Cuzin. Very nice copy, virtually free of freckles, with its overall coverage, its two covers delivery and the prospectus of the book. Light bites are not serious about the guards. Sources: libraries Laurent Meeus, Pierre Van Der Rest and Labes with their bookplate pasted on a guard. Bel elegantly prepared copy.   - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Premier tirage des 25 magnifiques planches gravées et tirées sur Chine ainsi que des 300 vignettes de Tony Johannot, Baron, Français et Célestin Nanteuil. Reliure en demi maroquin de Russie rouge à coins, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de doubles filets dorés et de croisillons noirs orné de quintuples caissons dorés et noir agrémentés de motifs typographiques dorés, date dorée en queue, encadrement d'un filet doré sur les plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés, élégante reliure signée de Mercier successeur de Cuzin. Très bel exemplaire, quasi exempt de toute rousseur, possédant sa couverture générale, ses deux couvertures de livraison et le prospectus de l'ouvrage. Légères piqûres sans gravité sur les gardes. Provenances : des bibliothèques Laurent Meeus, Pierre Van Der Rest et Labes avec leurs ex-libris encollés sur une garde. Bel exemplaire élégamment établi.  

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        COLLECTION DES TYPES DE TOUS LES CORPS ET DES UNIFORMES MILITAIRES DE LA RÉPUBLIQUE ET DE L'EMPIRE.

      Ed. Chez J.-J. Dubochet. Imp. Lacrampe et Comp. Paris, 1844 - . 26,5 cm. VII-112 pág. Ilustr. con 50 grabados de Hippolyte Bellangé coloreados a mano, fuera del texto. Enc. romántica de época en tela, algo deslucida, dorados en el lomo, escudo dorado en ambos planos. Pérdida de papel en la pág. 39-40, sin afectar el texto. Historia de Francia. Trajes militares. Napoleon.

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        Commentaries of the Laws of England" in Four Books; with an Analysis of the Work

      New York: W.E. Dean, 1844. Thick Octavo. Four books within two volumes, 404, 468pp. and 369, 402pp., from the nineteenth London edition with a life of the author and notes: by Christian, Chitty, Lee, Hovenden, and Ryland: and also references to American cases, by a member of the New York Bar. Both volumes bound in 20th century half-leather over marbled paper covered boards, raised bands ruled and lettered in gilt, endpapers renewed, scattered foxing. A very good set.

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        Flore algérienne, avec texte descriptif des plantes, arbustes et arbres indigènes [.] par Champy, attaché au jardin du Roi, ornée de 40 planches dessinnées et lithographiées par Th. Toulet de Paris.

      - Paris, Delahaye, 1844. In-8, VII-(1), frontis., 53-(3) pp. et 40 pl., reliure de l'époque demi-chagrin rouge, dos orné (rousseurs). Orné d'un frontispice et de 40 belles lithographies rehaussées en couleurs. * Voir les 5 photographie(s) / See the 5 picture(s). * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. * Langue : Français

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        Abrégé de géographie rédigé sur un nouveau plan d?après les derniers traités de paix et les découvertes les plus récentes, ouvrage adoptè par l'Université.

      Paris: Chez Jules Renouard et Cie, 1844. - Notka wydawnicza: Paris: Chez Jules Renouard et Cie, 1844.; Wymiar bloku: 25cm.; Uwagi: Bardzo obszerne calosciowe opracowanie geografii swiata z 24 mapami i planami w stalorycie (po ca 20x26 cm), egzemplarz kompletny w efektownej oprawie z epoki.Zawiera mapy i plany:Planisphère. Europe. France. Allemagne. Iles britanniques. Asie. Inde. Afrique. Amérique du sud. Amérique du nord. Etats- Unis. Océanie. Paris. Vienne. Berlin. Rome. Madrid. Londres. Saint-Petersbourg. Constantinople. Calcutta. Le Caire. New-York. Rio de Janeiro.; Waga: 1840g; Strony: [8], LXXII, 1364s., [24]s. tabl. zloz.; Kategorie tematyczne: design grafika uzytkowa ksiazki z oryginalna grafika oprawy/okladki XIX wiek, geografia swiat ogolne, obcojezyczne francuski, okres wydania XIX wiek / , geography , foreign languages French, period of edition 19th century / , Geografie , fremdsprachig französisch, Erscheinungsperioden 19. Jh.; Oprawa nieznacznie uszkodzona z lekko wytartym grzbietem, czesc kart bloku oraz tablice nieco poplamiona (typowe rdzawe plamy), blok pekniety w kilku miejscach mimo to mocno zwarty jedynie przednia wyklejka i 3 pierwsze karty obluznione. Pozycja w stanie wiecej niz dobrym. Oprawa wydawnicza (?) (z epoki) polskorek tloczona i zlocona (ozdobny grzbiet 5-polowy, zwiezy wypukle).

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        A Natural History of the Nests and Eggs of British Birds: 3 Vol. Set

      London: Groombridge and Sons 1844 - Superb set of 1st edition HB's in dark green/blue decorated gilt cloth boards with original yellow endpapers. All are tight bright clean copies with lots of tissue guarded colour illustrations. Vol. I has bookplate of James Watts (Abney Hall, Cheadle, Cheshire) on FEP. (26 x 17cm) ***Heavy - Please contact bookseller direct for revised P&P costs***

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        The Pictorial History of Palestine and the Holy Land, Including a Complete History of the Jews. 2 volumes

      London Charles Knight and Co 1844. VG : in very good condition. Light corner rubbing. Some browning to eps. Heraldic book-plate on paste-down First Edition Blue calf gilt 270mm x 180mm (11" x 7"). 777pp, ccccxxviii. Wood engravings. Volume I. Biblical History. Volume II. Biblical History, Continued. Natural History and Geography. Heraldic book-plate of Charles Keyser ' Providentia tutamur'.

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        Memorie lette nelle adunanze ordinarie della societa' agraria della provincia di Bologna. Vol I (-X) SEGUE Annali della Societa' Agraria provinciale di Bologna in continuazione delle Memorie della Societa' medesima. Volume I degli Annali e XI delle Memorie (-vol. V degli Annali e XV delle Memorie)

      Tipografia Sassi nelle Spaderie 1844-67, Bologna - 16 voll. rilegati in 8 tomi, pp. 248; 338; 345 + (5) con 5 tavv. f.t. rip. inc. all'acq.; 230 + (2) con 1 tav. f.t. piu' volte rip. inc. all'acq; 297 + (5) con 1 tav. sinottica f.t. rip. e 3 tavv. inc. all'acq.; 473 + (7) con 8 tavv. f.t. all'acq. e in lit. alcune piu' volte rip.; 364 + (8) con 4 tavv. f.t.; 203 + (3) con tavv. sinottiche n.t. e 1 tav. f.t.; XVIII + 451 + (1b) con 9 tavv. f.t. di cui 7 tavv. sinottiche; 394 + (2) con 1 tav. f.t. rip.; VI + 325 + (1b) con 4 tavv. sinottiche f.t. piu' volte rip.; 337 + (1b) con ill. n.t.; 210 + (6) con 1 tav. f.t. in lit. a colori; 404 con ill. n.t.; 147 + (1b) con 1 tav. f.t. piu' volte rip., 215 + (1b). Lievi danni rip. al d. diÂdue tomi. Mancanza dell'ang. inf. est. del p. ant. di un vol.ÂSolida legatura in mz. pl. coeva con caratteri, filetti e fregi oro al d.ÂSerie completa delle memorie della Societa' agraria della provincia di Bologna dal 1844 al 1867. I primi 10 voll. si intitolano Memorie lette nelle adunanze ordinarie della societa' agraria. Seguono con nuova denominazione i 6 voll. Annali della Societa' Agraria provinciale di Bologna in continuazione delle Memorie della Societa' che corrispondono ai voll. dall'XI al XV della vecchia serie. Fra i vari contributi si segnalano: vol. I: Luigi Da Via, Della utilita' della barbabietola adottata come foraggio nella provincia bolognese; vol. II: Giovanni Contri, Osservazioni intorno al governo del baco da seta; vol. III: Giuseppe Bertoloni, Di alcuni insetti nocivi particolarmente agli alberi nella provincia di Bologna; vol. IV: Giacomo Grandi, Osservazioni su la coltura di alcuni boschi e la condotta di acque al monte; vol. V: Gio. Battista Ercolani, Alcune considerazioni sulla grandine o lebbra dei porci chiamata dai francesi ladrerie; Paolo Predieri; Dell'abbondanza de' cereali e degli altri principali alimenti siccome causa dell'accrescimento delle popolazioni; vol. VI: Paolo Predieri, Avvertenze e osservazioni fisiologiche sulla maniera di promuovere il miglioramento delle razze dei bestiami domestici; vol. VII: Domenico Martelli, Proposta per la istituzione di un ospizio di orfani da educarsi nell'agricoltura pratica; vol. VIII: Luigi Tanari, Intorno alla materia del credito negli interessi agrari; vol. IX: Biagio Biaconcini, Dell'utile che puo' ritrarsi da alcune sostanze tigliose di poco o niun conto; Giacomo Cazzani, Del censimento rustico dello Stato pontificio; Giuseppe Bertoloni, Del castagno e della sua coltivazione; vol. X: Giovanni Veronesi, Cenni storici sulle vicende idrauliche della bassa pianutra bolognese; Alfonso Sennoner, Esposizione degli oggetti di Agricoltura tenuta li 9 e 17 maggio 1857 a Vienna. Bell'esemplare. ITA

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        Recollections of Ceylon, after a Residence of Nearly Thirteen Years; with an Account of the Church Missionary Society's Operations in the Island: and Extracts from a Journal.

      London: J. Hatchard and Son, 1844 - Octavo. Original brownish-green cloth, gilt lettered and decorated spine, ornamental blind stamps on sides, pale yellow endpapers. Binding shaken, some old stains to sides, inner front hinge split. Engraved map frontispiece of the island, 4 topographical tinted lithograph plates of Christian Missions, 1 plain lithograph plate of the Buddha, 4 tinted lithograph plates of Sri Lankan Buddhist deities, First edition, scarce, particularly so in the original cloth. James Selkirk (b. 1799) was a missionary who arrived in Sri Lanka in 1826 and served until 1840. Presentation copy from Lady Elizabeth Orde (1798-1876), daughter of the 6th Duke of Beaufort, inscribed on the verso of the front free endpaper: "To Miss Gibson, with Lady Eliz:th Orde's, Kind Regards, March 1846". Not in Abbey.

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        Atlas universel de geographie physique, politique, ancienne & moderne contenant les cartes g?n?rales et particuli?res de toutes les parties du monde...

      chez Picquet Geographe du Roi 1844 In folio, pp. (2) con 65 grandi cartine incise all'acq. tutte su doppia pagina numerate singolarmente ad eccezione della cartina della Francia che ? doppia (28 e 29). Legatura coeva in mz. pl. con titolo della brossura originale ritagliato ed applicato al piatto anteriore. Seconda edizione - probabilmente del 1844 - di questo atlante completo di tutte e 65 le cartine. La prima edizione del 1822 conteneva soltanto 36 tavole. Le carte hanno date di stampa differenti collocabili tra il 1822 e il 1844. Brunet, I, p. 231. FRA

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        A Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical, of the Various Countries, Places, and Principal Natural Objects in the World. Illustrated with Maps.

      Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, London - 2 vols. Vol 1 1844 with folding maps. 1020pp. Vol 2 1842 with folding maps. 948pp. Rebound in tan veined calfskin with blindstamped border. Raised bands to spine seperated by gilt bands. Titles gilt on leather labels. Handsome set in very good condition.

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        Escursioni speleologiche-minerarie, 1844-1845)

      - 3 tacquini manoscritti (146x95 mm.): 1. Voyage en Bretagne Juin-Juillet 1844, pp. 284, scritto a lapis (con molti disegni). 2. Recueil de Journaux de Vojages 23 Aout 1844 (pp. 2, 36) scritto a penna. 3. Notes du voyages du Nord, 1845 (cc. nn. 137), scritto a penna. Legatura coeva in mezza pelle. Molti schizzi e disegni al tratto nel testo. Interessante corpus manoscritto di carattere speleologico. L'autore, uomo del Risorgimento italiano e ai vertici della massoneria europea, lasciò nel 1841 l'esercito austriaco e si recò a Parigi per studiare geologia all'Ecole des Mines, dove si laureò ingegnere minerario. Fino al 1848 si occupò esclusivamente di ricerca scientifica, percorrendo gran parte dell'Europa centro-settentrionale (in particolare Francia, Germania, Scandinavia) per studiare la natura geologica di quei luoghi. Frapolli morì suicida nel manicomio di Milano nel 1878. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvre de Jean Goujon gravé au trait d'après ses statues et ses bas reliefs EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Audot, 1844. Fine. Audot, Paris 1844, 18x27cm, relié. - First Edition of this first major study of the sculptor Jean Goujon (ca. 1515-ca. 1568), which plays a central role in the French school of sculpture. Binding to bradel green half carton bottle, flat spine decorated with gilt, part of title marine shagreen, rubbed caps, flat marbled paper. Illustrated book of 85 etchings hors-texte, 3 double-page, accompanied by an explanatory text on each of the monuments he embellished his sculptures. Ultimately, an essay on the life and works of Jean Goujon. Few scattered spots affecting text and engravings. Rare. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de cette première grande étude sur le sculpteur Jean Goujon (ca. 1515-ca. 1568) qui tient une place centrale dans l'école française de sculpture. Reliure à la bradel en demi cartonnage vert bouteille, dos lisse orné de filets dorés, pièce de titre de chagrin marine, coiffes frottées, plats de papier marbré. Ouvrage illustré de 85 gravures hors-texte, dont 3 à double-page, accompagnées d'un texte explicatif sur chacun des monuments qu'il a embellis de ses sculptures. In fine, un essai sur la vie et les ouvrages de Jean Goujon. Quelques rousseurs éparses affectant le texte et les gravures. Rare.

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        Der Vorläufer. Eine Zeitschrift zur Beförderung größerer Mündigkeit im häuslichen und öffentlichen Leben (ab Jg. 2, 3. Quartal: Eine Monatsschrift für öffentliches Leben; ab Jg. 4: Eine Zeitschrift zur Beförderung wahrer Menschenbildung). Hrsg. von Chr. Fr. Stötzner. 4 Jahrgänge (alles Erschienene) in 15 verschiedenfarbigen Orig.-Broschuren. 4° und gr.-8°.

      Schaffhausen, Brodtmann, 1841-1844. - Vollständiges Exemplar der sehr seltenen politisch-allgemeinbildenden Zeitschrift mit Beiträgen aus allen Lebensbereichen: Politik und Zeitgeschichte, Geographie, Wirtschaft, Naturkunde, Kultur etc. Die meist anonymen Beiträge bringen u. a. viel über Pressefreiheit, über allgemeine Verarmung, das Armenwesen, über Dorfbibliotheken, Bildung von Handwerkern, Gesellenvereine, über falsche Erziehung und ihre Folgen, Erziehung der Mädchen, weibliche Lektüre, Kommunismus und Spinozismus, Kommunisten in der Schweiz, Freiheit und Positivismus, Konservatismus und Radikalismus, 'enthüllte Geheimlehre des Hrn. von Schelling' etc. Ferner über die Religionsgefahr, kirchlichen Glauben und Denkfreiheit, Jesuitismus und Volkssouveränität, Gewerbefreiheit und Zunftzwang, über Freiburgs Zustände und jesuitische Volksbeglückung, über Hegel in Preußen usw. Zu den namentlich genannten Autoren zählen Auerbach, Bagge, Edgar Bauer (Die liberalen Bestrebungen in Deutschland), Jean Paul (Trümmer eines Ehespiegels), Keller, Scherr, Schwab, Thielemann, Troxler, Wirth u. a. Die Zeitschrift erschien in den ersten drei Jahren zweimal wöchentlich, im letzten als Monatsschrift. Im 6. (Schluss-)Heft des vierten Jahrgangs die Ankündigung der Einstellung: „Die jetzigen Zensurverhältnisse . nöthigen uns, den ‚Vorläufer‘ mit diesem Junihefte zu beenden .". – Jg. 1841: 1 Jahresband, 831 S.; Jg. 1842: 4 Quartalshefte, 833 S., 2 Bl.; Jg. 1843: 4 Quartalshefte, 834 S.; Jg. 1844: 6 Monatshefte, 502 S., 1 Bl. – Unbeschnitten, tadellos. – Kirchner 7612. Estermann 7.125 (konnte Jg 3 nicht nachweisen). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1844 Illustrated by Hablot Knight Browne ("Phiz"). First edition, with £100 to the frontispiece. Finely bound in three-quarter green calf and brown marbled boards by Marshall, with four raised bands to the spine, contrasting red morocco label lettered in gilt to the spine, with gilt decorations to the spine bands, lattice pattern to the spine compartments in blind, all edges marbled. Very good, with some light wear to the extremities, minor toning to the spine, faint rubbing to the otherwise bright boards, spine cracked and holding after the first endpaper, otherwise sturdy binding, plates much brighter than usual with only some minor toning to the extremities, a few plates trimmed, otherwise bright and fresh pages. Overall, a fresh copy in a handsome binding. Smith I, 7. Originally published serially in nineteen monthly installments 1883-1884, Martin Chuzzlewit tells the story of Martin Chuzzlewit and his upbringing under his grandfather and namesake Martin Chuzzlewit Senior. Although it was of Dickens' favorite works, Martin Chuzzlewit was, much to his surprise, less of a popular success than his earlier novels. The plot is notable for portraying a harsh depiction of American culture and has been pegged by some to be Anti-American, although Dickens, who had just returned to Britain from the United States, considered this on par with the satirical criticisms of cultural institutions found in his other novels.. Illus. by Browne, Hablot Knight. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        POEMS

      London: Edward Moxon, 1844.  Two volumes, first editions, second states, 17 x 10.5cm (16mo), bound by Riviere & Son (stamped in gilt to lower fr. turn-ins) in full russet morocco w/gilt titles & 5 raised bands to spines, t.e.g. (others untrimmed), ornate ½" gilt dentelles, grey & white swirled ep.s, [i-iii] iv-xvi, [1-3] 4-250; & [iii] iv, [1-3] 4-275 [276] pp. +1p. publ. advert to rear of Vol. I.  The original green fine rib-grain cloth covers (each w/embossed decorations) & gilt-titled spines are all included in the rear of each binding.  Printed by Bradbury & Evans, London.  Upon reading these poems Robert Browning wrote to the author & expressed his glowing admiration, an event which initiated one of literature's most remarkable love stories.  Bindings Very Good (extremities moderately worn, fr. joints & hinges cracked, & tidemarks to Vol. II's covers w/some wear to upper edge of rear); contents Near-Fine (lt. toning to outer margins).  Slater p.45, Ashley I 94-95, Ehrsam & Deily 53-54, Colbeck 6.

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        Immortelle der Erinnerung. Dem Hochgebornen Herrn Herrn S. M. Rothschild [...] zur Feier seines siebzigsten Geburtsfestes am 9. September 1844 im Gefühle der innigsten Verehrung gewidmet

      [Wien] 1844.. gr.-2°. (46, 5 x 35 cm.). 6 Bll. Mit chromolithogr. Tit. u. Einbandill. v. J[ohann] Rauh, 1 Bl.: Gedicht von A. v. Haller in Medaillon m. floraler Umrahmung, 4 Bll.: Huldigungstext. OHLn. Beide Deckel mit üppiger Einbandlithogr. in Gold auf dunkelblauem Grund. Am Vorderdeckel das Rothschild-Wappen mit dem Motto: "Concordia - Integritas - Industria". Darunter die Darstellung von zwei Eisenbahnlokomotiven als Hinweis auf das Engagement im Eisenbahnbau. Oben ist unter anderem Merkur vor Segelschiff und Bienenkorb zu sehen. Das alles umgeben von reicher floraler Dekoration. Hs. Signatur am Vorsatz. Kanten berieb. Seidenhemdchen u. Taf. tlw. staub- u. stockfl. Huldigungswerk für Salomon Meyer Freiherr von Rothschild (1774-1855), österreichischer Unternehmer und Bankier. Als zweiter Sohn des Dynastiegründers Mayer Amschel Rothschild wurde Salomon zum eigentlichen Begründer des österreichischen Zweigs der Rothschild-Familie. Salomon Rothschild eröffnete 1821 eine Bank (die spätere Creditanstalt in Wien und wurde zum führenden Financier des Habsburgerreiches. Fürst Metternich und das Haus Habsburg waren ihm dadurch verpflichtet. Rothschild wurde letztlich zu einem der größten Grundbesitzer der Donaumonarchie. Auch in der Industrialisierung spielte er eine bedeutende Rolle. Er erhielt 1835 die Konzession zum Bau der Kaiser-Ferdinands-Nordbahn, baute in diesem Zusammenhang die Witkowitzer Eisenwerke aus, organisierte ein europäisches Monopol für Quecksilber und verhinderte im Jahr 1839 den Zusammenbruch des ?-sterreichischen Lloyds, an dem er sich bereits bei seiner Gründung mit einer nennenswerten Aktienübernahme beteiligt hatte. Im Oktober des Revolutionsjahr 1848 flüchtete Rothschild nach Frankreich. Er kehrte 1849 nur kurz nach Wien zurück. - Der Lithograph Johann Rauh (1803-1863) wurde "wegen seiner vorzüglichen Arbeit" sehr geschätzt (?-BL VIII, 439). - Als Ausdruck seiner höchsten Ergebenheit und Dankbarkeit ließ Johann Gastl, der seit mehr als 30 Jahren als königl. kaiserl. priv. Großhändler für Rothschild tätig war, das vorlieg. Werk anfertigen.

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        Wappenbuch der Preussischen Monarchie: Bde. 1- 16 in 10 Bdn..

      Nürnberg, Selbstvlg., 1844-57. Kl.4°, gestochenes Titelblattje ca. 100 Kuperstichtafeln m. jeweils einem oder zwei Wappen, Namensregister., HLdr. d. Zeit m. Rückenschild, Deckel berieben, Bd.1 am Fuss im Ausengelenk angerissen, einige Bände im Gelenk etwas locker. Exlibiris u. Namenszug a. Vorsatz (Dr. Gottfried von Bülow). Ausserdem späterer Besitzvermerk(Eigentum der Familie v. Koscielski, 1920. Oskar v. Koscielski-Ponoschau, Kgl. Preuss. Major a. D.). Einige Blätter gebräunt u. etwas fingerfleckig - insgesamt gutes Exemplar. Preis in CHF: 3500. Graesse VI/2, 220. Bernd 2569 - Enthält ca. 1300 Wappen der Fürsten, Grafen, Freiherren sowie der Adeligen von A-Z. Das Werk wurde bis 1870 weitergeführt- Bd. XXXI. - "Begründer der "Dynastie" von Kupferstechern und Verlegern der Familie Tyroff war Martin Tyroff (1705-1758). Es bestand anfangs sogar eine enge Verbindung zu dem Siebmacherschen Wappenwerk. Denn eine Tochter von Weigel (vgl. Weigelsches Wappenbuch) hatte Johann Kenckel (1688-1722) geheiratet, und dessen Schwiegersohn war Martin Tyroff. Dieser gab im Jahr 1753 das erste Supplement zum "Alten Siebmacher" heraus. Sein Sohn Johann David Tyroff (geb. ca. 1730) brachte Supplement 2 (1759), Supplement 3 (1765) und die ersten Tafeln von Supplement 4 (1767) heraus. Die Familie Tyroff, zu der noch Hermann Jakob (geb. um 1742, Sohn von Martin) und dessen Sohn Konrad (gest. 1826) gehörten, trennte sich aber vom Siebmacher-Projekt und publizierte ab 1791 bis zum Ende des 19. Jh. in Nürnberg ihre eigene Serie der Tyroffschen Wappenbücher. Ihre Wappenbücher unterscheiden sich von den Siebmacherschen erstens durch die landschaftliche Gliederung der Serien und zweitens durch die viel geringere Anzahl von Wappen pro Seite, denn die meisten Tafeln enthalten jeweils nur ein besonders liebevoll und entsprechend groß gestochenes Wappen. Die Farben werden durch Schraffuren angegeben. Genealogische Angaben fehlen jedoch durchweg in den Tyroffschen Wappenbüchern." (Dank an Dr. Bernhard Peter).

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        Friedrich Barbarossa's Zusammenkunft mit Papst Alexander III. in Venedig" originaler Kupferstich ca. 55x59cm (Darstellung/Image size) von Julius Caesar Thaeter (1804 in Dresden - 1870 in München) auf Bütten-Karton (68x73cm)

      - nach einem Gemälde von Schnorr von Carolsfeld; unterhalb der Darstellung typographisch betitelt und bezeichnet; Der Kunstverein in München seinen Mitgliedern für das Jahr 1844 [Das großformatige wie detailreiche Blatt am rechten Rand mit 13cm langem alt hinterlegten Einriß, der 6 cm in die Darstellung reicht. Blatt mit kleineren kaum störenden Knitter- und Quetschfalten und papierbedingt leicht wellig. Insgesamt aber in einem noch guten und sammlungswürdigen Zustand.]

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        Usi e costumi sociali, politici e religiosi di tutti i popoli del mondo da documenti autentici e dai viaggi migliori e più recenti....traduzione riveduta dal Cav. Luigi Cibrario. Torino 1844 - 47. Stabilimento tipografico FONTANA.

      Quattro volumi in solida legatura coeva in mezza pelle e piatti in carta marmorizzata, titoli e fregi in oro al dorso; minime spellature ai dorsi e ai margini dei piatti. Tagli colorati in rosso. Fogli ben conservati pur con brunitura del tempo e sparse fioriture. Prima traduzione italiana a cura di Luigi Cibrario con osservazioni e aggiunte del medesimo per ciò che concerne particolarmente la parte italiana. I quattro volumi, dedicati rispettivamente ad Asia, Oceania, Africa ed America, Europa, sono illustrati da 229 tavv. xilografiche f.t. protette da velina in fine coloritura originale acquerellata. (Asia 83, Oceania 34, Africa ed America 41, Europa 71) di grande interesse etnografico.

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        Die Mainufer und ihre nächsten Umgebungen",,

      Würzburg/ Etlinger, (1844-1847). - Mit 1 gest. Titel, 53 (v. 54) Stahlstichtafeln u. 1 gefalt. gest. Karte/ 458 S., VI S.; Einband sauber, der Rücken allerdings gebleicht; Innen über weite Strecken sehr gut, einige Tafeln und Seiten leicht gebräunt und stockfleckig (u.a. die Karte des Mainlaufes). Die Seiten 337-344 sind vor 329 eingebunden. - Sehr schönes Exemplar dieses bekannten Werkes mit den Stahlstichen nach Vorzeichnungen von Fritz Bamberger. Darunter u.a. Ansichten von Kulmbach, Bayreuth, Bamberg, Hassfurt, Schweinfurt, Volkach, Ochsenfurt, Würzburg (3), Karlstadt, Gemünden, Lohr, Marktheidenfeld, Wertheim, Miltenberg (2), Aschaffenburg (2), Hanau, Offenbach, Frankfurt (2) und Mainz. Es fehlt die Ansicht der Mainquelle. - Mit dem Werbeschildchen des Buchbinders (Kilian Denner in Bamberg) in der Innenseite. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 0 8°/ Lwd. d. Zt. mit ornamentierten Deckeln;

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        COMMERCE OF THE PRAIRIES: OR THE JOURNAL OF A SANTA FE TRADER DURING EIGHT EXPEDITIONS ACROSS THE GREAT WESTERN PRAIRIES, AND A RESIDENCE OF NEARLY NINE YEARS IN NORTHERN MEXICO

      New York: Henry G. Langley, 1844.. Two volumes. 320; 318pp. plus two maps (one folding) and six plates. Original cloth, stamped in blind and gilt. Cloth lightly worn, front joint on second volume cracked with cloth splitting. Previous owner's name (W.B. Childers) stamped in ink on front and rear endpapers. The plates a bit darkened and foxed, but otherwise the interior is free of foxing and very clean and fresh. A very nice set overall. First edition, first issue, with a New York imprint only. One of the landmark books of Western Americana. Gregg's book is acclaimed by all sources as the principal contemporary authority on the Santa Fe Trail and trade, the Indians of the south plains, and New Mexico in the Mexican period. J. Frank Dobie calls it "one of the classics of bedrock Americana." It gives a lively, intimate, and personal account of experiences on the prairies and in northern Mexico. The "...Map of the Indian Territory Northern Texas and New Mexico showing the Great Western Prairies..." is by far the best map of the region up to that time. Wheat states: "Gregg's map was a cartographic landmark...'one of the most useful maps of this region at that day.'" "A cornerstone of all studies on the Santa Fe Trail in the early period, describing the origin and development of the trade, Gregg's own experiences, and useful statistics for 1822- 43" - Rittenhouse. WAGNER-CAMP 108:1. RITTENHOUSE 255. GRAFF 1659. STREETER TEXAS 1502. FLAKE 3716. HOWES G401. WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI 482; Vol. II, pp.186-88. DOBIE, p.76. STREETER SALE 378. SABIN 28712. RAINES, p.99. RADER 1684.

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        Disposiciones tomados el Gobierno de S.M. el Rey de Dinamarca en favor de los Negros esclavos en las Antillas danesas fecha de 18 de febrero de 1844

      [Madrid], 1844. First edition. A very good copy.. [3 pp.], two leaves. Official Spanish copy (with embossed stamp of the "Overseas" [Colonial] Ministry, Madrid) of an 1844 proclamation by the King of Denmark ordering minor reforms for slaves in the Danish West Indies (the "Danish Antilles" which is known now after their 1917 purchase by the United States as the Virgin Islands) which had, for over a century, "imported" 1000 African slaves annually to work the sugar plantations, the slave population eventually outnumbering white residents by more than 10 to 1. The end of slavery in the neighboring British West Indies prompted newly-crowned King Christian VIII, who favored gradual emancipation, as did the Danish population, to issue this very "conservative" proclamation, most of which detailed rules transferring the slaves' one free day a week from Saturday to Sunday, compensating plantation owners for any "sacrifices" this might entail and allowing them to punish "lazy" slaves by Sunday labor (though any "unfairly punished" might complain to the Governor General). The most controversial provision was left to the final paragraphs, in which the Governor, in collaboration with Lutheran priests, was directed to establish a rudimentary school system by which slave children over the age of 9 would receive Sunday "religious" - and other - education. This modest experiment was vehemently opposed by plantation owners, but Britain's action in setting free the slaves of the British West Indies between 1834 and 1838 made it necessary for the Danish Government to put an end to slavery. Early in 1847 a decree of King Christian VII was promulgated by which all children born in the Danish Antilles after July 28th, 1847, would be born free. And a year later, Danish officials, fearing an open slave rebellion, would entirely abolish slavery on the islands. This copy was undoubtedly sent by Spanish officials in Madrid to the colonial Governor of Cuba - the largest European colony of the Caribbean to preserve slavery for years to come. We could find no ad verbatim copy of this proclamation in any English-language history; the one 1992 scholarly study which mentions its ramifications erroneously dated the document in 1843. A rare and important historical source on one forgotten slave institution of the Americas.

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        EL PRIMER MAPA HISTORICO ORIGINAL DE LOS FERROCARRILES DE ESPAÑA 1844-1877

      Artes Gráficas Mateu. - Madrid. 1844-1885. 90X80. El primer y única impresión del mapa historico de los ferrocariles en españa. Mapa histórico de los ferrocarriles de España en explotación en el que se representan las líneas construidas en los cuatro periodos históricos, al primer informe de 1844 y el resto a las principales leyes ferroviarias, las de 1855, 1868 y 1877 y con sus signos convencionales. Extremadamente raro ejemplar. Ref Pics 1. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Notre-Dame de Paris

      1844. first edition. The First ?'Really Illustrated Edition?' of Notre-Dame de Paris,In a Superb 'Cathedral' Style Binding by Henri NoulhacHUGO, Victor. NOULHAC, binder. Notre-Dame de Paris. Édition Illustrée d'apres les dessins de MM. E. de Beaumont, L. Boulanger, Daubigny, T. Johannot, de Lemud, Meissonnier, C. Roqueplan, de Rudder, Steinheil. Gravés par les Artistes les plus Disingués. Paris: Perrotin, Éditeur… Garnier Freres, 1844. First edition with these illustrations. Royal octavo (10 9/16 x 7 inches; 269 x 178 mm.). [iv], 485, [1, blank], [2, contents & list of plates], [2, advertisement] pp. Woodcut initials, pictorial head and tailpieces, and fifty-nine wood or steel engravings (including as extra-illustrations an additional proof of the frontispiece without printer's name, an additional proof before letters of plate 15 on India paper, and two additional variant versions of plate 24 printed in sepia). The illustrations by Boulanger, Daubigny, de Lemud, Johannot, and others. A very striking 'Cathedral' style binding by Henri Noulhac (stamp-signed Noulhac Rel. 1926) on front turn-in. Full crimson straight-grain morocco, boards with blind, deeply impressed gilt, and onlaid decoration, both covers with a border of multiple gilt fillets and blind palmette roll, the center of each board with a large pictorial panel featuring a gothic wall with two tiers of columns and arches, the tracery windows onlaid in citron, black and maroon morocco and elaborately gilt. Spine with broad raised bands with oblique hatching, gilt in compartments featuring a frame of broad and narrow rules, onlaid black morocco quatrefoil centerpiece with gilt roundel at center, black morocco gilt lettering label, decorative gilt board edges and turn-ins with seven thick and thin gilt rules, cream-colored watered silk endleaves, marbled flyleaves, all edges gilt, original yellow printed pictorial wrappers bound in at front and rear. Housed in the original morocco -edged, marbled paper slipcase. Front flyleaf with the morocco bookplates of Laurent Meeus, Pierre Van der Rest, and Raoul Simonson. Title page and a few other leaves with just a hint of marginal foxing, three or four leaves with tiny marginal tears on fore edges (two expertly repaired). A very fine copy, internally very bright and clean with quite generous margins and with the stunning binding in superb condition.There could hardly be a more appropriate binding for this work than Henri Noulhac's elegant so-called "cathedral" design. As would be expected from a binder of his reputation, the design is beautiful, and the work has been performed with the greatest of skill. "Notre dame de Paris" usually known in English as " The Hunchback of Notre Dame", is the quintessential Romantic novel, and its publication in 1831 made young Victor Hugo the leading Romanticist of 19th century France. As a child, Hugo (1802-1885) was shaken by the experience of the arrest of a political refugee whom his mother had hidden for months in their garden, and partly as a result, he was ever after a supporter of the underdog. His deep sympathy for the oppressed is plainly seen in "Notre Dame" which brings together the twice-kidnapped gypsy dancer Esmeralda and the grotesque hunchback cathedral bell ringer Quasimodo, whom she, for a moment, befriends. Although verisimilitude precludes an amorous relationship between two such characters, their kindness and heroism are nevertheless moving and dramatic, and the discovery of their skeletons in the same place at the end of the novel is compelling. But there is much more to Hugo's enduringly popular first novel than the relationship between gypsy and hunchback; in fact, for the author, the title he has chosen suggests an entirely different focus, as the famous cathedral serves throughout the book as the center of action and context or characterization. This work, a perfect vehicle for displaying the Romantic style, has been illustrated here by a number of leading French artists. Ray calls it a "noble volume, harmoniously planned, well printed on fine paper with ample margins, and splendidly adorned." "In announcing the part-issues, which turned out to be sixty-seven in number, the publisher promised the first ?'really illustrated edition?' of Notre-Dame de Paris, and he keeps his word. The book altogether surpasses its predecessor of 1836… In the fine impressions of the first issue… the illustrations are among the best in the Romantic tradition." (Ray, The Art of the French Illustrated Book).Henri Noulhac (1866-1931) specialized in Jansenist bindings, which were completely plain on the outside, but frequently decorated sumptuously on the doublures inside. He executed several highly elaborate bindings designed by Jules Chadel for his employer Vever, the great jeweller, collector of beautiful books, and one of the greatest compilers of ukiyo-e Japanese woodblock prints. Noulhac also trained Rose Adler and Madeleine Gras who both later designed beautiful Art Deco bindings. (Victor Arwas. Art Nouveau: The French Aesthetic, p. 568).Gordon Ray, The Art of the French Illustrated Book, 234; Vicaire IV, 265-66; Carteret III, pp. 300-304.

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        History Of the War In France And Belgium, in 1815

      London: T. and W. Boone,, 1844. Containing Minute Details of the Battles of Quatre Bras, Ligny, Wavre, and Waterloo. [together with:] Plans and Maps to the History of the Waterloo Campaign. [&:] SIBORNE, H.T. Waterloo Letters: A Selection from Original and hitherto Unpublished Letters bearing on the Operations of the 16th, 17th, and 18th June, 1815, By Officers who served in the Campaign. Edited with Explanatory Notes … 3 octavo text volumes, together with folio portfolio containing the maps. First-named in the original red morocco-grained cloth, title gilt to the spines, large trophy of arms within broad panels in blind to all boards, pale cream surface-paper endpapers; the plans in the publisher's red cloth portfolio, title gilt to the upper board, trophy of arms gilt to the lower; the Waterloo Letters in original red cloth, title gilt to the spine, blind single-ruled panels to the boards. In the first, a superbly engraved medallic portrait frontispiece to each, and 9 other similar portraits in all; the portfolio with 11 engraved maps, dispositions in colour, loosely inserted, as issued; the last-named with folding map frontispiece, and on other similar map, 17 plans with dispositions printed in colour, 8 of these folding, 4 plans to the text A little rubbed and soiled, spines relined and with some minor judicious repairs, rear hinges repaired, frontispiece of volume I foxed and offsetting onto the title page, as usual, as also some foxing throughout, but overall a carefully restored copy in the original cloth; the portfolio a little rubbed and stained, professionally cleaned, the lining and flaps renewed, as also the ties; the Letters a little rubbed, spine sunned, but overall very good. Together an excellent group in the publisher's bindings. The History is the second edition, same year as the first - which "sold off in a very few days" - with minor corrections, and there was only one issue of the extraordinary, and highly sought-after, Plans and Maps, offering the best possible contour view of the field, outside of Siborne's model itself. The Letters are a first edition. Siborne's published works represent an unprecedented synthesis of wide-ranging research, informed direct enquiry, physical immersion, expert surveying, and cutting-edge visual representation. Remains foundational to the understanding of the most famous, and controversial, military engagement of the nineteenth century. A recognized authority on surveying and plan-drawing, having published on the subject, Siborne was commissioned in 1830 to produce a minutely accurate scale model of the field of Waterloo. "He lived for eight months at the farm of La Haye-Sainte on the field of battle, and made a survey of the whole ground, upon which he based his model. The execution of this work occupied some years, as Siborne devoted to it only such time as his professional duties permitted. In 1833 the progress of the work was interrupted by the refusal of the new ministry to allot funds for it. Thrown upon his own resources he continued the work until its completion in 1838, at a cost of nearly £3000" (ODNB) The model stirred controversy, revealing as it did the vital intervention of Blücher's 48,000 Prussians; Wellington pointedly absented himself from the exhibition at the Egyptian Hall, and Siborne failed to recoup costs. He subsequently made a model of a smaller portion of the field on a larger scale to show the decisive charge of Anglesey's cavalry and Picton's infantry, exhibiting both side by side, and publishing his guide to the New Waterloo Model. "Having amassed much information from surviving officers on the battle and the entire campaign, Siborne in 1844 published his two-volume History of the War in France and Belgium in 1815 (with folio atlas); it long remained a standard work." The plates are all engraved by Alfred Robert Freebairn using the anaglyptographic process, whereby "objects with raised surfaces, such as coins, medals, and reliefs, into patterns of printed lines which suggest the contours of the original" (ODNB). The battlefield maps offer truly remarkable visual effects when viewed, as suggested, with the upper edge "placed nearest the light", this atlas is extremely uncommon, and we have never seen another set offered in the original cloth portfolio. Offered in addition to this set is an excellent copy of the volume of correspondence relating to Siborne's model, edited by his son; "When my father, the late Captain William Siborne was engaged in the construction of his Model of the Battle of Waterloo, he was authorised by the General Commanding-in-Chief - Lord Hill - to issue a Circular Letter to the several surviving Officers of the Battle who might be in a position to afford him information necessary for the completion of his undertaking … The greater number of the letters, amounting to several hundreds, are still in my possession, and as the 75th Anniversary of the Battle occurred last year … I have thought that the publication of a selected portion might be of interest … " (Preface). An important adjunct to William Siborne's original account, published 1844. Altogether a superb collection of Siborne's work, offered in the original cloth, complete with the spectacular atlas.

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        Vida militar y política de Cabrera.

      - Madrid, Eusebio Aguado, 1844-45, 4 tomos en dos tomos, holandesa piel de época, 368 págs. + 2 h. + 3 láminas = 330 págs. + 1 h. + 4 láminas + 1 estado plegado = 574 págs. + 1 h. + 3 láminas + 2 estados plegados = 516 págs. + 2 h. + 3 láminas + carta facsímil y estado plegados + (Lista de suscritores:) 23 págs. (Ejemplar falto de una lámina). CARLISMO

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