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        The Laws of Harmonious Colouring Adapted to Interior Decorations, Manufactures, and Other Useful Purposes

      London: W. S. Orr and Co, 1844. Fifth Edition. Full Leather. Fine. David Ramsay Hay (1798-1966) was best known as a decorator and theorist of color who produced interiors for Sir Walter Scott and Queen Victoria. Important work in color theory that influenced interior design in the 19th century. An exquisite leather binding by master binder Julie Stackpole, completed by her in 1973 and signed at base of inside rear cover. 103, 10 (ads) pp. 8vo. Full leather binding in a light tan leather with five raised bands at spine, gold titling. Decorative leather onlay to cover board replicates multi-color illustration of Plate II at page 23; blind embossed border on front and rear boards. Top edge gilt. Light foxing within. Five vibrant color plates with tissue guards showing eight examples of colors working together in harmony. Housed in paper covered slipcase with leather border at opening that matches binding leather.

      [Bookseller: Artisan Books & Bindery ABAA/ILAB]
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        Moeurs, usages et costumes de tous les peuples du monde

      Libr. Historique-Artistique, Brüssel 1844 - Moeurs, usages et costumes de tous les peuples du monde, d aprés des authentiques et les voyages les plus récents ; publié par Auguste Wahlen (d. i. Jean Francois Nicolas Louymer). Afrique - Amérique. - Bruxelles : Libr. Historique-Artistique, 1844. - 365 S. : 42 kol. Holzstichtaf. 4°. Halblederband d. Zt. - Mit gest., kol. Titelvign., marmorierten Vors. u. geprägtem, goldverz. Rücken. /Seiten leicht gebräunt u. stockfleckig, Einband berieben u. bestoßen/ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Scritti politici inediti. raccolti a documentarne la vita e i tempi

      Tipografia della Svizzera italiana, Lugano 1844 - Legatura coeva in mz. pelle con nervi, fregi a secco e titolo oro al ds. Fioriture dovute al tipo di carta ma, nel complesso, ottimo stato di conservazione. La lunga prefazione è scritta da Giuseppe Mazzini. Seguono numerose lettere, discorsi e scritti vari. 8vo (cm. 22,3), 2 cc.nn. (di 3, l occhietto non è presente in questo esemplare), frontespizio e dedica dell Editore a Gino Capponi, Enrico Mayer e Pietro Bastogi), da p.(VII) a p. XXXX, 264 pp. con due tavv. f.t., una con il ritratto del Foscolo, l altra raffigurante il cimitero dove l A. fu seppellito. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Ex Libris ALAI-ILAB/LILA member]
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        The Fly-Fisher's Entomology. Illustrated by Coloured Representations of the Natural and Artificial Insect

      London: Longman, 1844. Third edition. With 20 hand-colored engraved plates, 32-page publisher's catalogue dated October 1845. 1 vols. 8vo. Publisher's blindstamped green cloth (variant binding with slightly different pattern cloth), slight soiling. Ownership signature and bookplate of William Arthur Sparrow. Fresh, bright copy. Third edition. With 20 hand-colored engraved plates, 32-page publisher's catalogue dated October 1845. 1 vols. 8vo. Westwood & Satchell, p.178

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        Traité de Fauconnerie.

      - Leiden & Düsseldorf 1844-1853. Elephant-Folio (695 x 510mm). With tinted lithographic pictorial titlepage, 2 tinted lithographic plates and 14 handcoloured lithographic plates. Recent green half morocco, richly gilt spine in 7 compartments with falcon ornaments, frontcover with gilt lettered label. "The finest work on Falconry which has ever been produced; not only on account of the beauty of the plates, wherein the hawks are depicted life-size and of the natural colours, but also for the general accuracy of the letterpress . Exclusive of the ornamental title-page., there are 16 folio plates, 2 of which are illustrative of Heron Hawking at the Loo, in 1844, with portraits of contemporary falconers; 2 others contain figures of hoods, jesses, lure, and other accessories; and the remaining 12 give life-size coloured figures of the hawks employed by falconers, admirably drawn by Joseph Wolf and J.B. Sonderland" (Harting, Bibliotheca Accipitraria 194). A fine copy with the first 3 text leaves skilfully reproduced. The 'Traité de fauconnerie' is the rarest and most beautiful sought after book on falconry ever published. According to the exhibition catalogue (1993) on falconry books in the Dutch Royal Library (The Hague) most likely only 100 copies were printed of which nowadays no more than 50 copies can be located.Fine Bird Books 105; Nissen IVB, 832. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DAS BELLETRISTISCHE AUSLAND VON CARL SPINDLER. Vorhanden: Die drei Musketiere (1.-6. Bändchen, 1844); Die drei Musketiere (7.-10. Bändchen, 1844); Zwanzig Jahre nachher (1.-6. Bändchen, 1845); Zwanzig Jahre nachher (7.-14. Bändchen, 1845); Der Graf von Bragelonne (1.-6. Bändchen, 1847); Der Graf von Bragelonne (7.-14. Bändchen, 1848); (15.-24. Bändchen, 1849); Der Graf von Bragelonne (25.-32. Bändchen, 1849); Der Graf von Bragelonne (33.-41. Bändchen, 1850), Komplett? Aus dem Französischen von August Zoller. Hrsg:

      Verlag der Franckh 'schen Buchhandlung., Stuttgart. 1844 - Halbln. mit Ln.Ecken, Marmorschnitt, Einbandläsuren der Zeit (berieben, Kanten bestossen, Einband gelockert), sonst gt. Zustand. Die Bände "Die drei Musketiere; Zwanzig Jahre nachher" sind im Jahr der franz. Erstausgabe 1844, 1845 erschienen. SEHR SELTEN! 1900 gr. 9 Bände, 10x13 cm, ca. 3600 S. Kabinetsbibliothek der classischen Romane aller Nationen. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat im Schloss]
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        Hogarth's Kupferstiche [.], in 62 Blättern.

      Wien, Rudolf Sammer, [1844]. - Drucktitel und 62 numerierte Radierungen (eine in späterem Abzug). Blauer Pappband der Zeit mit dem originalen Broschurtitel am Vorderdeckel aufgezogen. Folio (370 x 255 mm). Zur Illustration von "Georg Christoph Lichtenberg's Ausführlicher Erklärung der Hogarthischen Kupferstiche" schuf der Kupferstecher Carl Rahl als Radierung ausgeführte Reproduktionen der Blätter William Hogarths. Sie geben die originalen Graphiken in auf etwa die Hälfte reduzierter Größe wieder. außerhalb der Plattenränder. - Einband an den Rändern stärker lädiert; Titel stockfleckig, sonst im ganzen wohlerhalten. Die erste Radierung ("Herumstreifenden Komödiantinnen") in einem späteren Abzug lose beiliegend und an den Rändern lappig. ÖBL VIII, 390. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Wild Sports of Southern Africa

      London: Pelham Richardson, 1844. Fourth Edition. Hardcover. VG+ to near Fine. 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.

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        VIEWS OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS IN CENTRAL AMERICA, CHIAPAS AND YUCATAN

      London, 1844. Folio. Publisher's half green morocco and moiré cloth boards, titled in gilt "Catherwood's Views / in Central America / Chiapas and Yucatan" at center of upper cover, titled in gilt on spine; yellow endpapers. Very good. "In the whole range of literature on the Maya there has never appeared a more magnificent work" - Von Hagen. This beautiful and rare plate book was printed in an edition of 300 copies. It is seldom found in presentable condition, and it is one of the first and primary visual records of the rediscovery of Mayan civilization. Until the publication of the work of Alfred Maudslay at the turn of the century, this was the greatest record of Mayan iconography. Frederick Catherwood was a British architect and artist with a strong interest in archaeology. These combined talents led him to accompany the American traveller and explorer, John Lloyd Stephens, on two trips to the Mayan region of southern Mexico in 1839 and 1841. These explorations resulted in Stephens' two famous works, INCIDENTS OF TRAVEL IN CENTRAL AMERICA, CHIAPAS, AND YUCATAN and INCIDENTS OF TRAVEL IN YUCATAN. These immensely popular works, foundation stones in Mayan studies, were both illustrated by Catherwood and inspired him to undertake the larger portfolio. Catherwood's VIEWS was produced in London, although issued with both London and New York titlepages. Catherwood recruited some of the most distinguished lithographers in London to translate his originals onto stone: Andrew Picken, Henry Warren, William Parrott, John C. Bourne, Thomas Shotter Boys, and George Belton Moore. The beautiful titlepage was executed by Owen Jones. Three hundred sets were produced, most of them tinted, as in the present copy (there is a colored issue on card stock, which is exceedingly rare). The views depict monuments and buildings at Copan, Palenque, Uxmal, Las Monjas, Chichen Itza, Tulum, and several scattered sights. The work of Stephens and Catherwood received great praise, but neither lived to enjoy it long. Stephens died in 1852 of malaria contracted in Colombia, and Catherwood went down on a steamship in the North Atlantic in 1854. "Catherwood belongs to a species, the artist- archaeologist, which is all but extinct. Piranesi was the most celebrated specimen and Catherwood his not unworthy successor" - Aldous Huxley. Not in Abbey.

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        Gedichte von Eduard Mörike. Revidirte und mit Neuem vermehrte Sammlung. Manuscript des Verfassers 1844. 185,13 S. Kirschroter Orig.-Maroquinbd. mit reicher Romantikervergoldung auf Deckeln u. Rücken, Rückentitel, Steh- u. Innenkantenvergoldung, Vollgoldschnitt. In Orig.-Schuber.

      0 - Vollständiges Faksimile seines Originalmanuskripts von 1844. Herrlich gebunden und perfekt erhalten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La vie de Michel de Ruiter duc, chevalier, lieutenant amiral général de Hollande & de Oüest-Frise. Où est comprise l'histoire maritime des Provinces Unies, depuis l'an 1652. jusques à 1676. Traduite du hollandois ...Amsterdam, Pieter and Joan Blaeu for Waesberge, Boom, Van Someren and Goethals, 1698. Folio. With engraved frontispiece, full-page engraved portrait, 7 double-page engraved plates by Bastiaen Stoopendaal, and 1 full-page engraved plate by J. Mulder. Early 18th-century calf, gold-tooled board edges.

      Alden & Landis 698/27; Cat. NHSM, p. 844; Sabin 7406; for the author: NNBW VI, cols. 184-187. First French edition of a renowned biography of the Dutch Admiral Michiel Adriaansz. de Ruyter, written by the historian Geeraert (Gerard) Brandt and edited by his sons Caspar and Johannes. The biography, esteemed for its literary qualities, drew on first-hand documents that were partly lost in a fire in 1844 and remains of great importance.Born in Vlissingen in 1607, De Ruyter took to the seas at the age of 11. By the age of 15, when he joined the Dutch Navy, he had sailed with whalers, pirates and merchants, travelling as far as Morocco and the West Indies. De Ruyter owes his greatest fame however to his role in the three Anglo-Dutch Wars. He fought the English off the coast of West Africa, the Caribbean, temporarily took St John's, New Foundland, and even considered retaking New York (which plan was frustrated by the heavy damage he sustained to his ships). The fine plates, the same as in the Dutch edition, show sea battles (Plymouth, Nyborg, Kijkduin and Sicily), views of Algiers and Chatham, De Ruyter's funeral, and his tomb in the Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam. The Dutch edition was first published in 1687.With an early 18th-century armorial bookplate of the Vaernewijck family (engraved by François Heijlbrouck) on an endleaf, and a 13-line note about the book and about De Ruyter in large early 19th-century stencilled roman letters on the paste-down. In very good condition, slightly browned and stained at places. Spine chafed and slightly damaged at the foot. An important life of Michiel de Ruyter.

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        Vie de Rancé EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: H.L. Delloye & Garnier, 1844. Fine. H.L. Delloye & Garnier, Paris s.d. (1844), 13,5x21,5cm, relié. - First Edition. Bound in half tan sheepskin, flat spine decorated with black nets with minor scrapes without gravity, marbled paper plates, contemporary binding. Scattered spots. --- 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. Reliure en demi basane fauve, dos lisse orné de filets noirs comportant de légères éraflures sans gravité, plats de papier marbré, reliure de l'époque. Rousseurs éparses.

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        Monumenti delle arti cristiane primitive

      Puccinelli 1844 - Titolo completo: " Monumenti delle arti cristiane primitive nella metropoli del cristianesimo disegnati ed illustrati" - Architettura. Roma Puccinelli, 1844. In 4°, Pagine 272 e 55 tavole f.t. Legatura m.pelle. Secondo la numerazione che termina con la tavola 78, mancherebbero le tavole 9 - 12, 57 - 60, 64-68, 71. In Olschki , Choix cita un esemplare con 48 tavole. Citato anche in Brunet pag. 1.402 - In buone condizioni e commpleto, alcune fioriture all'inreno e segni del tempo sulla legatura. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Treatise on the Forces Which Produce the Organization of Plants

      Harper & Brothers, New York, New York. 1844 - First Edition. With colored frontispiece, and three plates (one double-page) containing 136 figures. Professionally rebound in full navy blue cloth with title label with gilt lettering taken from the original binding on spine. Interior is clean and unmarked. With new end papers. Binding is square and solid. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Naturgeschichte der domesticirten Vögel in ökonomischer und technischer Hinsicht. Ein Hand. und Hülfsbuch für Jedermann, besonders für Stadt- und Landwirthe.

      Vlg. Heynemann, Halle um 1844. - 8°, fester Kartoneinband der Zeit, ca. 400 Seiten, 6 farbige Abb.-Seiten nach Zeichnungen von Fr. Raumann Naturgeschichte der domesticirten Vögel in ökonomischer und technischer Hinsicht. Ein Hand- und Hülfsbuch für Jedermann, besonders für Stadt- und Landwirthe. (Die Zwischentitel sind jeweils mit eingebunden, im Ganzen besteht das Werk aus 6 Teilen, jeweils mit einer kolorierten Tafel). 1. Der gemeine Schwan und seine Verwandten. Ihre Naturgeschichte, Zucht, Wartung und Pflege, so wie ökonomische Benutzung. Nebst einer allgemeinen Einleitung in die Naturgeschichte der Vögel (Stich und 56 Seiten). 2. Die gemeine Gans und Ente nebst ihren Verwandten. Ihre . (1 Stich und 67 Seiten). 3. Der gemeine Pfau, das Truthuhn und Perlhuhn nebst ihren Verwandten. Ihre . (Stich und 70 Seiten). 4. Die Tauben nebst ihren Verwandten. Ihre Naturgeschichte, Zucht, Wartung, Pflege und Krankheiten und deren Heilung, so wie ökonomisch-technische Benutzung (Stich und 105 Seiten). 5. Das Haus-Huhn nebst seinen Verwandten. Ihre . (Stich und 67 Seiten). 6. [Die Stubenvögel] (Stich und 135 Seiten). Zustand: Die Jahreszahlen auf den Titeleien sind teils weggeschabt, Bindung angebrochen beim Pfau, Block partiell stockfleckig und fleckig, Stich Tauben mit Stiftgekrakel, Reihentitel Stubenvögel fehlt, Stich Stubenvögel mit hinten geklebtem Riss und mit Randläsuren, einige wenige Seiten angerändert und mit Randläsuren. Einband fleckig, Rücken oben und unten mit Fehlstelle, Besitzervermerk der Zeit auf Vorsatz, sonst gut. Das Buch wurde ehedem ausgiebig gelesen, ist dennoch in einem passablen Zustand. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Theogony of the Hindoos;: with their systems of philosophy and cosmogony. An essay.

      London John Murray 1844 - A very good copy bound in contemporary red morocco, ornate gilt fillet, richly gilt spine.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        American Archives: Fourth Series. Containing a documentary History of The English Colonies in North America, from The King' s Message to Parliament, of March 7, 1774, to the Declaration of Independence by the United States. Volume V.

      Washington 1844 - 35,8 x 23,5 cm, CXI, 1759 p., fine copy, halbfranz

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat A. Wempe]
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        Universal-Handbuch der allgemeinen Wasser-Heilkunde in ihrer Anwendung für alle Krankheiten des menschlichen und thierischen Körpers, mit den genauesten Vorschriften zu ihrer Heilung und Verhütung durch bloße Anwendung des kalten Wassers. Bearbeitet von mehreren Wasser-Heilkundigen.

      Ulm J Ebner 1844 - Oktav. Mit 21 Abbildungen (diverse Badeeinrichtungen) auf doppelblattgroßem Frontispiz. 2 Bl., 428 S., 2 Bl. Halblederband der Zeit mit schöner Rückenvergoldung. Nach dem alphabetischen Ordnungsprinzip, annähernd 1000 Stichworte umfaßende "Encyklopädie der gesammten Hydrotherapie und Diätetik" (Vorwort). - Beschabt und bestoßen. Titel mit Stempel; durchgehend (teils stärker) fleckig; stellenweise wasserrandig; vereinzelt Anmerkungen von alter Hand. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Chronicle of England, France, Spain and the Adjoining Countries, From the Latter Part of the Reign of Edward II. to the Coronation of Henry IV. (2 Volume Set)

      William Smith, 1844. Complete 2 volume set bound in brown leather along the spine and at the corners over marbled paper boards, spines have the title in a reddish-brown box along with raised bands with gilt stamping, color frontis and b/w illustrations in the text, 768 and 733 pages. Translated from the French editions with variations and additions by Thomas Johnes to which are prefixed A Life Of the Author, An Essay on His Works, and A Criticism on His History. The leather is a bit scuffed and starting to crack along the joints but the hinges are still secure, marbled panels are scuffed especially where the leather along the spine joins the panels, end papers show marginal discoloration from contact with the leather on the cover and are cracking in spots along the hinges along with bookplates from two different previous owners, paper is lightly age toned and has occasional spotting. Images available. USPS tracking used on all domestic shipments. This set weighs over 7 pounds and will need additional postage for Priority or International shipment. . Later Edition. Half-Leather. Good/No Dust Jacket.

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        Aus Mehemed Ali's Reich. Erster Theil. Unter-Aegypten. Zweiter Theil. Ober-Aegypten. Dritter Theil. Nubien und Sudan. Vom Verfasser der Briefe eines Verstorbenen. Zweiter Theil. Ober-Aegypten. Dritter Theil. Nubien und Sudan. 3 Bände. Erste Aisg.

      Stuttgart, Hallberger'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1844. IV, 368 S. / 366, 2 S. (Verlagsanz.), 344 S. Mit einigen lithogr. Abb. im Text. 8°, moderne Kalbslederbände mit RSchild. Goed. XIV, 719; 453. Ibrahim-Hilmy II, 145. Kainbacher 326. Borst 2133. - Beschreibung der Reise von 1837 durch Ägypten und den Sudan. - Nur schwach fleckig, Bd. 2 etw. stärker.

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        Italian Confectioner; or, Complete Economy of Desserts, according to the most modern and approved practice

      London: E.S. Ebers, 1844. New edition, revised and enlarged. Portrait frontispiece, 2 folding plates, 6 full page plates of bills of fare followed by 599 recipes. 8vo., oriignal cloth backed boards with original printed paper spine label, some rubbing and marking to boards but a good copy. London, E.S. Ebers. 1844. Contemporary ownership inscription of one Elizabeth Scott. The book was first published in 1820 - in this new edition, Jarrin's name appears as W.A. instead of G.A. for the first time, his original first name 'Guillermo' having been anglicized to 'William'. Simon BG 884;Bitting p.244 and Pxford p.149 describe the third 1827 ediiton; Cag;e 777 describes the 1829 fourth edition.

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        HISTORY OF THE POLITICAL CAMPAIGN OF 1844. [ms. cover title]

      Bound volume of newspapers. Folio. 20 in., 79 issues, plus 1 prospectus, and 1 extra, approx. 440 pp. Cloth spine, paper boards, paper label with manuscript title laid down on front board. Printed label of "W.S. Fritts, Travelling Jobber, Dealing in Most Kinds of Staple & Fancy Goods, of English, French, German and American Manufacture" laid down on front pastedown. Issues of the "Albany Argus. Daily, Semi-Weekly and Weekly," "The Sober Second Thought, for the Presidential Campaign of 1844," "Clay Tribune," "New-York Weekly Tribune," and the "Freeman?'s Journal." The newspapers represented different sides of the campaign for President between James K. Polk and Henry Clay in 1844. This hotly contested election which Polk won by a narrow margin hinged on the question of admission of the Republic of Texas to the Union, and the issue of territorial expansion in general and its effect on the balance between slave and free states. The Prospectus issue for the Sober Second Thought prints the "Treaty of Annexation, concluded between the United States of America and the Republic of Texas, at Washington, the 12th day of April, 1844," accompanied by Martin Van Buren's response. The New-York Weekly Tribune Extra of Oct. 10, 1844, reports that "New Jersey is Whig All Over..." The issues included in this bound volume are -- Weekly Argus [Albany, NY: E. & S Croswell]: Advertisement for the publication of the Albany Argus Daily, Semi-Weekly, and Weekly, Sept. 1845 (single page); Weekly Argus: Vol. V. New Series, No. 39, Whole No. 692. Sat., Sept. 27, 1845 [defective, pagination erratic]; Vol. IV. New Series, No. 24, Whole No. 625. Sat., June 15, 1844, through Vol. IV, New Series, No. 49, Whole No. 650, Saturday, Dec. 7, 1844], 26 consecutive issues, pagination consecutive (pp.193-400). The Sober Second Thought, for the Presidential Campaign of 1844. [banner headline] Vol. 1- Prospectus Number. New York, Sat. May 18, 1844. Published weekly, at No. 25 Pine Street, for an Association of Democratic Republican Young Men of the city of New York. [4 pp.] [Daniel E. Sickles, ed.]; The Sober Second Thought, for the Presidential Campaign of 1844. [banner headline] Vol. 1, No. 5. NY, Sat. July 6, 1844. [4 pp.] through Vol. 1, No. 21, Sat., Oct. 26, 1844. 17 consecutive issues [each issue 4 pp.] Clay Tribune. By Greeley & McElrath. NY, No. 1, Sat. May 4, 1844 [4 pp.] through, No. 27, Sat., Nov. 2, 1844. 27 consecutive issues [each issue 4 pp.] New-York Weekly Tribune. By Greeley & McElrath. Vol. IV, No. 5, Whole No. 161. Sat., Oct. 12, 1844. [4 pp.], plus the ?"Extra?" dated Thurs., Oct. 10, 1844, [4 pp.]; Vol. IV, No. 6, Whole No. 162. Sat., Oct. 19, 1844, through to No. 10, dated Nov. 16, 1844 [each issue 8 pp., including a section with items from earlier in the week]; plus two earlier issues of the New York Weekly Tribune: Sat., Sept. 18, 1841. Vol. I, No. 1. [8 pp.] and Sat., Sept. 25, 1841. Vol. I No. 2. [8 pp.]. A total of 8 issues. Freeman?'s Journal. Cooperstown, Otsego County, NY, Monday, July 8, 1844. Vol. XXXVI, Number XLV. Single issue, 24 ½ x 18 ½ in. [4 pp.] John H. Prentiss, publisher; Freeman?'s Journal. Extra. Cooperstown, Monday, December 23, 1844. Official Canvass of the Electoral Vote of the State of New-York --- 1844. Single sheet, 28 x 19 ½ in. [2 pp.].

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        Patrologiae ( Patrologia ) Cursus Completus. Series Latina. Ed. Jacques-Paul Migne. 221 Vols. & 5 vols. Supplement

      Paris / Petit-Montrouge, Migne, 1844-1864. 226 volumes. Half leather bindings; 28 cm. (only vol. 20 not uniformly bound). See picture, more pictures on request. (signes of removed tickets from spines, library stamps, all bindings have imperfections, rubbed edges, damaged/rubbed leather, damaged corners, some are restored, some need to be restored, although most bindings are still in good condition, some browning/ spotting/ foxing to pages as usual with these editions) In all still a (very) good and complete set of this large and rare work. Price of the set is including shipping within the EU. Patrologia: The first series (vols. 1-73) appeared from 1844 to 1849, covering the period from Tertullian (c. 160-c. 240) to Gregory the Great (c. 540-604). The second series (vols. 74-217) appeared between 1849 and 1855, and covered from the papacy of Gregory the Great (590-604) to that of Innocent III (1198-1216). Next, four volumes of indexes were published between 1862 and 1864. / this set is also including the supplements to Migne's volumes 1-96 that has been published, which corrects author attributions and adds texts omitted by Migne: A.-G. Hamman. Patrologiae cursus completus a J. P. Migne editus. Series Latina. Supplementum. 5 vols. (Paris: Garnier Frères, 1958-1974).

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        TA., Münster, Ansicht mit dem Kaufhaus links, "Das Münster zu Freiburg (Südliche Seiten-Ansicht)".

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Benoist n. Chapuy b. Lemercier in Paris, 1844, 39 x 28 (H) Schönes und breitrandiges Blatt, mit Verlegertrockenstempel. Vor dem Kaufhaus lebhafte Marktszene.

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        Narrative of the Texan Santa Fé Expedition, Comprising a Description of a Tour Through Texas, and Across the Great Southwestern Prairies, the Camanche and Caygüa Hunting-Grounds, with an Account of the Sufferings from Want of Food, Losses from Hostile Indians, and the Final Capture of the Texans, and Their March. as Prisoners, to the City of Mexico. With Illustrations and a Map

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1844 - Two volumes; Octavo; pp; i; (2), 405; II; xii, (ii), 406; Illustrated with five plates and one folding map; original blind stamped black cloth lettered in gilt on spines; Jenkins, Basic Texas Books 116; "Not only is this the best account of the Santa Fe expedition, it is one of the best campaign narratives ever written". The Expedition, which intended to capture New Mexico for the Republic of Texas, was nearly destroyed by Indians and by the Great Plains and was captured by the Mexicans near Santa Fe. The Survivors, including Kendall, were imprisoned in Mexico for nearly two years. This is the first issue binding with "1844" imprinted on spines. Howes K75. Sabin 37360; Streeter Texas 1515; Wagner-Camp 110; Wheat Transmississippi 483; Field 818; Raines p131; Rittenhouse 347; Graff 2304; A crisp clean copy. The map is without any splits at the folds and is very clean. The endpapers are foxed but the interior of the book is clean and bright. Very good [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Essays: Second Series.

      James Munroe and Company, Boston 1844 - First edition, first printing. Octavo, original brown cloth. Benjamin Seaver’s copy, with his contemporary signature to the front free endpaper. Seaver was the thirteenth mayor of Boston, Massachusetts. "Timeless, and without a trace of ‘dating,’ these essays are as readable, and to a considerable extent as much read, today as a hundred years ago" (Grolier, 100 American 47). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Danube, Its History, Scenery, and Topography

      London:: George Virtue, Ivy Lane,. 1844.. Hardcover. Very good overall. Beautifully engraved views of the Danube, from Ulm, Passau, Linz, Kloster Neuberg, Vienna, Budapest, Pesth, Belgrade, and Sulineh. Thick 4to, 236 pp, teg, a wide margin copy. With vignette title page, frontispiece portrait, map, 78 full page steel engravings, woodcut engravings in text by W. H. Bartlett. Internally, many plates foxed at margins, but the text is clean - likely a result of the paper used for the plates. OCLC: 253227387. Three quarter black gilt morocco and dark green buckram, with gilt title and ornate gilt decorated raised bands.

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        Autograph letter signed

      1844. Signed. AUDUBON, John James.Autograph letter to Audubon?'s sons, signed.Pittsfield, Massachusetts, June 22, 1844.Exceptional Audubon letter to his two sons, Victor and John, in which he directs the movement of monies connected with the publication of the great Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America.The octavo edition of The Birds of America was just underway when, in 1839, at the age of 54, Audubon decided to publish a large folio edition of North American animals. When his loyal friend John Bachman heard about these plans, he wrote, ?"The animals have never been carefully described, and you will find difficulties at every step. Books cannot aid you much. Long journeys will have to be undertaken. Several species remain to be added and their habits ascertained? Don?'t flatter yourself that this book is child?'s play— the birds are a mere trifle compared with this?" (Clark, 64). The scope of the geographical range was immense, comprising the British and Russian possessions in America, the whole of the United States and its territories, California , and part of Mexico. At ?"Minnie?'s Land,?" their home overlooking the Hudson River, Audubon and his sons kept a large tract of land where they kept deer, elk, and other animals which could be used as live models. ?"In addition to these resources, both Bachman and Audubon used skins from all over North America which were sent to them.?" Before the completion of the work, Audubon suffered a stroke which left him paralyzed and partially blind. Final preparations were made by Bachman, who contributed the text, and Audubon?'s two sons, particularly John, who actually did a number of the paintings. This revealing autograph letter to Victor and John, dated June 22, 1844, reads in full: ?"My Dearest friends, I reached our good friend Capt. [Samuel] Cummings, yesterday afternoon, and found all well. We contemplated going fishing early this morning, but it rained all night, and rains now; therefore we gave it up. I wrote to you all in the morning of yesterday, and advised Victor that he might draw on Barry & Bro for $1200 payable at Boston on the 25th instant. I repeat this, fearing that Victor might not having been in the city this morning, and wrote under that should that be the case, for [Georgianna] Mallory [Victor?'s second wife] to take the letter to Minnie?'s Land. This would save time at least. Why has not Johny answered Capt. C?'s letter containing money? I have seen many persons here, but cannot tell whether I will have a single subscriber or not! I go to Albany on Monday morning next and hope to be with you all on the 1st or the 2nd July. God bless you all, and Love to everybody, Yours always faithfully, John J. Audubon. [P.S.] Go to the city on the 3rd July and get a balance from the office. Take it home as soon as you can and put it on sec[retary desk].?"Fine condition, with only faint fold lines and small tear where seal was opened.

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        Reich verzierte Initialen „H. H."

      - Deckfarbenmalerei und Goldbronze, auf grauem Papier und mit Goldlitze umrandet, unten mittig datiert und monogrammiert „auf den 22t. Dec. Ao 1844 W. H. pxt." 6,3:10 cm. Vermutlich ist diese sehr reizvolle, mit hoher buchmalerischer Finesse ausgeführte „Miniatur" aus einem familiären Anlaß entstanden. Anknüpfend an die Tradition der Buchilluminatoren im Stift von St. Gallen widmete sich Hartmann nach einer Ausbildung in der Gouachemalerei bei F. Hegi (1774-1850) in Zürich und in der Naturalien- und Wappenmalerei bei E. Wyß (1782-1837) in Bern vor allen Dingen der minutiösen Darstellung von Konchylien, kleinen Vögeln, Käfern, Schmetterlingen etc. Daneben befasste er sich aber auch mit der Wappenmalerei. 1844 veröffentlichte er ein naturwissentschaftliches Werk mit handkolorierten Lithographien über Erd- und Süßwasser- Gasteropoden.

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        Reich verzierte Initialen "H. H."

      . Deckfarbenmalerei und Goldbronze, auf grauem Papier und mit Goldlitze umrandet, unten mittig datiert und monogrammiert "auf den 22t. Dec. Ao 1844 W. H. pxt." 6,3:10 cm. Vermutlich ist diese sehr reizvolle, mit hoher buchmalerischer Finesse ausgeführte "Miniatur" aus einem familiären Anlaß entstanden.. Anknüpfend an die Tradition der Buchilluminatoren im Stift von St. Gallen widmete sich Hartmann nach einer Ausbildung in der Gouachemalerei bei F. Hegi (1774-1850) in Zürich und in der Naturalien- und Wappenmalerei bei E. Wyß (1782-1837) in Bern vor allen Dingen der minutiösen Darstellung von Konchylien, kleinen Vögeln, Käfern, Schmetterlingen etc. Daneben befasste er sich aber auch mit der Wappenmalerei. 1844 veröffentlichte er ein naturwissentschaftliches Werk mit handkolorierten Lithographien über Erd- und Süßwasser- Gasteropoden.

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        sefer Halikhot Orakh [Volume 2 ONLY. Hebrew translation of Pilgrim's Progress]

      Alexander Macintosh, Great New Street, London, England 1844 - [2], 166 pages. Front board detached. Some leaves still uncut. This is volume II only, of a two volume edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres complètes EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Pagnerre, 1844. Fine. Pagnerre, Paris 1844-1858, 11,5x18cm, 10 volumes reliés. - Collective Edition. Binding half calf navy blue, back with four nerves éclairicis adorned with floral embossed cold marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, sprinkled edges, bindings of the time. Some minor foxing. All pleasantly set in a charming contemporary binding. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale collective. Reliure en demi veau bleu marine, dos éclairicis à quatre nerfs ornés de motifs floraux estampés à froid,  plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tranches mouchetées, reliures de l'époque. Quelques petites rousseurs. Ensemble agréablement établi dans une charmante reliure de l'époque.

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        Moeurs, usages et costumes de tous les peuples du monde

      Libr. Historique-Artistique 1844 Brüssel. . Moeurs, usages et costumes de tous les peuples du monde, d' apres des authentiques et les voyages les plus recents ; publie par Auguste Wahlen (d. i. Jean Francois Nicolas Louymer). Afrique - Amerique. - Bruxelles : Libr. Historique-Artistique, 1844. - 365 S. : 42 kol. Holzstichtaf. 4°. Halblederband d. Zt. - Mit gest., kol. Titelvign., marmorierten Vors. u. geprägtem, goldverz. Rücken. /Seiten leicht gebräunt u. stockfleckig, Einband berieben u. bestoßen/

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        The Epistles of S. Cyprian, Bishop of Carthage and Martyr, with the Council of Carthage on the Baptism of Heretics. To which are added the Extant Works of S. Pacian, Bishop of Barcelona. With notes and indices. Preface by E. B. P

      Oxford, John Henry Parker & London, J.G.F and J. Rivington, 1844 [«Library of the Fathers»]. 4to. mayor; XXXII - 422 pp., 2 hs., 24 pp., 2 hs. Encuadernación original en tela. Edward Pusey, el gran historiador, filólogo y teólogo anglicano, es el creador del «Tractarian Movement» u «Oxford Movement» que se denominó vulgarmente «Puseyismo», consistente en formas renovadas de la práctica litúrgica para enlazar la Iglesia Anglicana con los Antiguos Padres de la Iglesia, superando las modificaciones introducidas por la Reforma en el Siglo XVII y posteriores. Pusey y sus compañeros y seguidores en el Movimento Tractariano [por los 90 «Tracts» publicados] entre los que se cuentan Richard Houle Froude (1803-1836), John Keble (1792-1866) y John Henry Newman (1801-1890) ?-más tarde Cardenal de la Iglesia Católica?- quienes pusieron un gran énfasis en el estudio de los antiguos autores cristianos. A Pusey correspondió la parte más señalada de tal labor, como Regius Professor de Hebreo en la Universidad de Oxford y su competente conocimiento del Árabe, Hebreo y Arameo. Suya es la eruditísima edición del presente libro que recoge escritos de San Cipriano, Obispo de Cartago, y de San Paciano, Obispo de Barcelona en el Siglo IV. -

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        Deutsch-franzosische Jahrbücher. 1ste und 2the Lieferung (all that was published). [Including: Karl Marx: Jur Judenfrage & Fr. Engels: Die Lage Englands].

      Paris, 1844. 8vo. Recently bound in perfect pastiche, in an excellent half leather binidng with elegant gilding and gilt leather title-label to spine. An old signature to title-page. A bit of dampstaining throughout. Some leaves with ligt marginal pencil-markings. (2), 237, (3) pp. [Jur Judenfrage: pp. 182-214; Die Lage Englands: pp. 152-181].. The very rare first edition of the double-issue (all that was published) of Ruge and Marx' seminal journal "Deutsch-französische Jahrbücher", which constitutes the actual beginning of Marxism. It is here that Marx' materialist conception of history is presented for the first time and here that we find for the first time the basis for Marx' critique of Capitalism. It is in the present journal, published jointly by Arnold Ruge and Karl Marx, that Marx' "On the Jewish Question" appears for the first time, constituting that which later became the basis of his critiques of capitalism, as well as Engels' "The Condition of England", which constitutes the forerunner of "The Condition of the Working-Class in England". The journal was created as a reaction to the censorship of the "Rheinische Zeitung", but only one issue - the present double number - appeared, in February 1844, four years before "The Communist Manifesto". The publication of "Deutsch-französische Jahrbücher" was discontinued partly because of Marx' differences in principle with the bourgeois radical Ruge and because of the great difficulties in smuggling the periodical into Germany.Marx' seminal essay "Zur Judenfrage" ("On the Jewish Question") constitutes his fundamentally important analysis of liberal rights. It is formulated as a critique of Bruno Bauer's position on the attempt of Jews to receive political emancipation in Prussia, which, Bauer argued could only be achieved if they relinquished their particular religious consciousness. Bauer's argument is that political emancipation requires a secular state and that in a secular state there can be no room for religion. Thus, true political emancipation presupposes the abolition of religion. In Marx' analysis, a secular state is not opposed to religion, it rather presupposes it. Arguing that the removal of religious or property qualifications for citizens does not mean the abolition of religion or property itself, Marx moves on to Bauer's analysis of political emancipation and concludes that, while individuals in a secular state can be spiritually and politically free, economic inequality still creates material constraints upon freedom. That theory, developed here for the first time, is what later comes to form the basis of his critiques of capitalism.It is in Paris in 1844, after his political flight from Germany, that Marx meets Engels, striking up the friendship that was to become one of the most important in the history of political and economic thought. The present publication is the first in which Marx and Engels are published together.Engels' great contribution to "Deutsch-französische Jahrbücher" consists in his "Die Lage Englands" ("The Condition of England"), a review of Thomas Carlyle's "Past and Present", according to Engels the only work in England to show "traces of a human point of view". The review presents Engel's view that the evils from which England suffered were social, not political and that democracy would only be a "transitional stage - either, as Carlyle thought, on the way to true aristocracy, or, as Engels himself thought, to "real human freedom". Engels also agreed with Carlyle about the religious roots of the social crisis - "We too are concerned with combating the lack of principle, the inner emptiness, the spiritual deadness, the untruthfulness of the age ... We want to put an end to atheism, as Carlyle portrays it, by giving back to man the substance he has lost through religion", he writes, and further agrees with Carlyle about "the revelation of history". This position represented the first step towards the joint position of Marx and Engels and what was later to develop into what we now understand by Marxism. Engels' seminal review was followed a year and a half later by his famous main work "The Condition of the Working-Class in England", where he further developed his position

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        Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official.:

      London: J. Hatchard & Son 1844 - A very good set bound in the original red cloth, gilt. A little wear to heads of spine. Armorial bookplate of W. Bickford-Smith, and later bookplate. Without errata leaf. First edition Two volumes, pp.xii, 478; vii, [1, list of illustrations], 459,[1], 32 colour plates.

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        Planta della citta de Roma

      Rome 1844 - An attractive large scale 19th century map of Rome., Size : 530x675 (mm), 20.875x26.5 (Inches), Hand Colored Very Good, with 3 tears professionally restored and hardly noticeable.

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        Albert Lunel. A Novel . In three Volumes .

      1844 - 3 vols., 8vo., a very good copy in the original maroon sand-grain cloth.First edition, Sadleir's 'really scarce' fourth state, with (instead of the half-titles) the following notice: '"Albert Lunel" was written by the late Lord Brougham in the years Eighteen Hundred and Forty-four, but for private reasons of his Lordship's, was not published. London, March 1872', and with the undated Charles H. Clarke cancel titles. The novel was printed and immediately suppressed in 1844, leaving, according to contemporary surmise, only five surviving copies. After Brougham's death a stock of sheets was discovered, sold off, and subsequently issued in boards with the original half-titles, titles, and labels, turning the first edition into 'one of the false rarities whose legends haunt the book trade' (Sadleir). Then the sheets were reissued in cloth, and finally in this fourth, uncommon, state.Albert Lunel is a beautifully written memorial to Brougham's daughter. A philosophical roman á clef, ostensibly set in pre-revolutionary France, it is about a real group of friends who stayed with the grieving author in his château at Cannes shortly after his daughter's death. Sadleir 353; Wolff 848.

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        Vie de Rancé EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: H.L. Delloye & Garnier, 1844. Fine. H.L. Delloye & Garnier, Paris s.d. (1844), 13,5x22cm, relié. - first edition. Bound in brown half roan, smooth spine tooled with blind fillets and small golden cross, gilded frieze at the head and tail, top cap slightly rubbed, marbled paper plates, a fragile joints guards and contreplats of handmade paper , sprinkled edges, contemporary binding. Bookplate Davillier Sanson-sized head of a small contreplat.quelques foxing, small lack of paper in foot of the last page of text without any damage to the text. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en demi basane marron, dos lisse orné de filets à froid ainsi que de petites croix dorées, frise dorée en tête et en queue, coiffe supérieure légèrement frottée, plats de papier marbré, un mors fragile, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tranches mouchetées, reliure de l'époque.  Ex-libris Sanson-Davillier encollé en tête d'un contreplat.quelques petites rousseurs, un petit manque de papier en pied de la dernière page de texte sans aucune atteinte au texte.

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        NAPOLEONE IN ESILIO DI O'MEARA - ULTIMI MOMENTI DI NAPOLEONE DI ANTOMARCHI - BIOGRAFIE DI ILLUSTRI PERSONAGGI CONTEMPORANEI DI CUI PARLASI NELLE OPERE DI LAS CASES, O'MEARA, ANTOMARCHI - CONTINUAZIONE AL MEMORIALE DI SANT'ELENA

      Stabilimento tipografico Fontana, Torino 1844 - Pagine: 672 Illustrazioni: 42 incisioni e disegni nel testo. Formato: 8° Rilegatura: Cartonato marmorizzato marrone con dorso in pelle e scritte oro Stato: Buono Caratteristiche: Bel volume con molte incisioni dei personaggi contemporanei a Napoleone. Raro a trovarsi. Bruniture

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        BREISACH. "Alt- Breisach vom Badhause aus gesehen". Gesamtansicht, im Vordergrund Reisekutsche, Reiter und viele Passanten.

      - Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Bichebois und V. Adam nach Chapuy, 1844, 29 x 40 cm. Nicht bei Schefold. - Breitrandig und gut erhalten. - Selten.

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        General view of Las Monjas at Uxmal

      Published by Vizetely Brothers & Co, London 1844 - Tinted lithograph. This beautiful and rare lithograph is one of the first and primary visual records of the rediscovery of Mayan civilization. "In the whole range of literature on the Maya there has never appeared a more magnificent work" Von Hagen. Frederick Catherwood was a British architect and artist with a strong interest in archaeology. These combined talents led him to accompany the American traveler and explorer, John Lloyd Stephens, on two trips to the Mayan region of southern Mexico in 1839 and 1841. These explorations resulted in Stephens' two famous works, Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan and Incidents of Travel in Yucatan. These immensely popular works, foundation stones in Mayan studies, were both illustrated by Catherwood and inspired him to undertake the series of larger lithographs. The Views. was produced in London, where Catherwood recruited Andrew Picken to translate his originals onto stone. Three hundred copies were produced. "Catherwood belongs to a species, the artist-archaeologist, which is all but extinct. Piranesi was the most celebrated specimen and Catherwood his not unworthy successor" (Aldous Huxley). Las Monjas (the nunnery) at Uxmal was named by the Spanish, who were reminded by the layout and care to detail of Spanish cloisters. It may have been a Mayan place of worship,possibly a cemetery. It is comprised of a quadrangle, perfectly proportioned, and embellished with sculpted friezes rich in Mayan religious imagery. Uxmal, an ancient Mayan city, in present-day Yucatan, Mexico is in the town of Santa Elena. Sabin 11520; Tooley 133 (gives a list of the plates); Von Hagen, Frederick Catherwood (1950), pp.91-95; Palau 50290; Groce & Wallace, p.115; Hill, p.47.

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        THE OHIO COON CATCHER

      Columbus, Oh. 1844.. Four issues (7, 8, 10, 12), each 4pp. Large folio. Dbd. Old folds, with some separation at folds. A few small tears; small repairs to issue 12. Light soiling and foxing. Good. Democratic Party campaign newspaper, supporting James K. Polk for president. Published by Samuel Medary, the editor and publisher of the OHIO STATESMAN, this paper published twelve issues, Aug. 7 to Nov. 16, 1844 - from the time of Polk's nomination to his election. Medary, serving as the head of the Ohio delegation to the Democratic National Convention, led the nomination of Polk as the party's candidate. Full of anti- Whig and pro-Democrat sentiment and propaganda, the COON CATCHER promotes Polk's candidacy with news items, political opinion, testimonials of reformed Whigs, poems, and cartoons. One notable illustration shows a woodcut of fat and healthy "Coon of 1840" opposite a lean and sickly "Coon of 1844." The text around these two images reads, in part: "The coon of the present time is a different critter from what it was four years since. Then, plump and fat - now, it is leaner than any of Pharoah's lean kine. Its attenuated frame, consumptive and haggard look, is caused by the resistless tide of democratic Polk juice, which is spreading itself with an invigorating effect upon the body politic." The final issue contains the announcement of Polk's election, with the returns from the polls. Fewer than twenty locations for issues in OCLC.

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