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        Annals of the Poor

      London: Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd, 1844. (vi); 239 pages. Engraved frontispiece, additional engraved title. Inscription in the upper margin of the printed title. Contemporary olive green gilt morocco lightly rubbed. WITH AN EROTIC FORE EDGE PAINTING depicting Leda and the Swan. Leda and the Swan is a motif from Greek mythology, in which Zeus came to Leda in the form of a swan. According to later Greek mythology, Leda bore Helen and Polydeuces, children of Zeus while at the same time bearing Castor and Clytemnestra, children of her husband Tyndareus, the King of Sparta. As the story goes, Zeus took the form of a swan and raped or seduced Leda on the same night she slept with her husband, King Tyndareus. In some versions, she laid two eggs from which the children hatched. In other versions, Helen is a daughter of Nemesis, the goddess who personified the disaster that awaited those suffering from the vice of Hubris (pride). When this fore edge painting was executed in the nineteenth century it would have been seen more acceptable to depict a woman in the act of copulation with a swan than with a man.. Reprint. Very Good. Small 8vo. Book.

      [Bookseller: Roger Collicott Books]
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        Stillleben mit reifen Früchten; Äpfel und Pflaumen auf grünen Blättern.

      . Aquarell über Bleistift, auf cremefarbenem Karton, verso Nachlaßstempel. 22,7:29,7 cm. Provenienz: Blindstempel mit Merkurstab und Monogramm E B in einem Wappenschild, nicht bei Lugt. Schlegel war von Oktober 1844 bis Ostern 1848 Schüler der Dresdener Akademie und dort auch Klassenschüler Ludwig Richters (1803-1884). Allerdings war er nicht in dessen Landschaftsatelier tätig. Eine Reise nach Rom ist nachgewiesen. Von dort brachte er Aquarelle mit, wie überhaupt das Aquarell die von ihm bevorzugte Technik war.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Das Buch der Länder von Schech Ebu Ishak el Farsi el Isztachri.

      Hamburg, Verlag und Agentur des Rauhen Hauses, 1844/47.. Aus dem Arabischen übersetzt. Nebst einem Vorwort von C. Ritter. Mit Titelvignette, 6 kolorierte Karten, XX, 204 Seiten. Vorgebunden : Geschichte von Florenz, 2 kolorierte Tafeln, 2 (eine kolorierte) Karte, XIV, 170 Seiten. Nachgebunden : Geschichte der Eroberung von Mesopotamien und Armenien von Mohammed ben Omar el Wakedi, aus dem Arabischen u?bersetzt und mit Anmerkungen begleitet von B. G. Niebuhr. Herausgegeben und mit Zusa?tzen und Erla?uterungen versehen von Dr. A. D. Mordtmann. Mit 1 gefalteten kolorierten Karte, XXI, 185 Seiten, Original-Pappband, 25,5 x 20 cm,. (Schriften der Akademie von Ham.(burg), Band 1). Einband berieben und bestossen, innen gut. Erstveröffentlichung zweier bedeutender Werke zur islamischen Historiographie in deutscher Übersetzung.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat H. Carlsen]
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        Principal Court of the Palace at Palenque [upper subject]; Interior of Casa No. III., at Palenque [lower subject]

      London: F. Catherwood, 1844. Hand coloured tinted lithograph, after Catherwood, trimmed to the image and mounted on card as issued, ink ruled border and ink manuscript plate number in the lower right corner. Top image: 7 1/8 x 10 5/8 inches; bottom image: 7 1/4 x 10 5/8 inches; mounted on a card: 21 1/8 x 17 1/4 inches. A fine image from the extraordinarily rare hand-coloured issue of this highly important work: "In the whole range of literature on the Maya there has never appeared a more magnificent work" (Von Hagen). Until the publication of the work of Alfred Maudsley at the turn of the century, Catherwood's Views was the greatest record of Mayan iconography and a primary visual record of the rediscovery of Mayan civilization. The Views was produced in London, although issued with both London and New York title pages. 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.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. The work of Stephens and Catherwood received great praise. Of Catherwood, Huxley writes: "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."Three hundred copies of the work were produced. Most copies are the standard issue, containing tinted lithographed plates. A much more limited number were issued in the present deluxe format: with the plates expertly hand-coloured, cut to the edge of the image and mounted on card stock in imitation of the original watercolours. Very few such deluxe copies have appeared on the market in the last quarter century, with the most recent portfolio selling for $120,000 (Christie's New York, 5 December 2006).Palenque was a large Maya city state in present-day Chiapas, Mexico. The city, which flourished during the 7th century, was inhabited from about 220 BC to 799 AD, over a thousand years. Groce & Wallace, p.115; Hill [2004] 263; Palau 50290; Sabin 11520; Tooley (1954) 133; Von Hagen, Search for the Maya , pp. 320-24. Not in Abbey.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books ]
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        The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1844. First Edition in book form. Very good+ in elaborate full leather (calf) covered boards with gilt borders on the front and rear boards, five raised bands on the spine with red morocco, title labels with gilt text in two of the compartments with gilt tool work in the others. The end sheets are marbled with gilt inner dentelles that have offset to the edges of the first and last free end pages. The top edge of the text block is gilt. The binding is by Ramage of London as can be seen by that firm's gilt embossed line on the front paste down just above the dentelle. There is a small prior owner's book plate on the front pastedown, the same name with an address is stamped on the first free end page and the name appears again in ink on the second free end page. While the hinges are tight and sound the joints are rubbed; and have startied. An octavo measuring 8 3/16" tall by 5 1/4" containing 624 pages of text. Illustrated with 40 engraved plates by H. K. Browne ("Phiz"). This is a mixed state first edition with the transposed pound sign on the sign-post on the vignette title page; but, with the second issue, fourteen-line errata page. (Gimbel/Podeschi, A72; Smith, 65-67; Eckel, p83)

      [Bookseller: Town's End Books]
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        Der ewige Jude. Neuester Roman von dem Verfasser der Geheimnisse von Paris, Eugene Sue. Wohlfeile Ausgabe in deutscher Übersetzung bevorwortet von Dr.W.Schröder. Band 1-10 in 5 Bänden cpl.

      Haupt-Expedition des Hannoverschen Volksblatts, Hannover 1844 - ( Erscheinungszeitraum 1844 - 1845 ) Band 1-10 in 5 Bänden cpl. mit zusammen 2916 Seiten. Jeweils in goldgeprägten Ohldr mit marmorierten Buchdeckeln, Klein8°. Einbände jeweils stark berieben, Einbandrücken der ersten 3 Bände stärker beschädigt bzw. angeplatzt. Einbände teils etwas fleckig, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Innen teils etwas fleckig, stockfleckig, Papier teils gebräunt. Einige Seiten mit Randläsionen, einige Seiten angeknickt. ( Gesamtgewicht 1400 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Temple, at Tuloom

      F. Catherwood, London 1844 - Hand coloured tinted lithograph, after Catherwood, trimmed to the image and mounted on card as issued, ink ruled border and ink manuscript plate number in the lower right corner. Imagee size: 10 7/8 x 15 inches; card size: 17 1/4 x 21 1/4 inches. A fine image from the extraordinarily rare hand-coloured issue of this highly important work: "In the whole range of literature on the Maya there has never appeared a more magnificent work" (Von Hagen). Until the publication of the work of Alfred Maudsley at the turn of the century, Catherwood's Views was the greatest record of Mayan iconography and a primary visual record of the rediscovery of Mayan civilization. The Views was produced in London, although issued with both London and New York title pages. 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. 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. The work of Stephens and Catherwood received great praise. Of Catherwood, Huxley writes: "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." Three hundred copies of the work were produced. Most copies are the standard issue, containing tinted lithographed plates. A much more limited number were issued in the present deluxe format: with the plates expertly hand-coloured, cut to the edge of the image and mounted on card stock in imitation of the original watercolours. Very few such deluxe copies have appeared on the market in the last quarter century, with the most recent portfolio selling for $120,000 (Christie's New York, 5 December 2006). This intriguing image shows the natives hard at work clearing the trees that had covered the ancient Mayan temple and Frederick Catherwood measuring the temple with an assistant. The man to the left of the temple with his back to the viewer is probably John Lloyd Stephens. Tulum is on the seacoast, near Cancún. Groce & Wallace, p.115; Hill [2004] 263; Palau 50290; Sabin 11520; Tooley (1954) 133; Von Hagen, Search for the Maya , pp. 320-24. Not in Abbey.

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        England Wales, and Scotland

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1844. Early Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. iv,248,(ii),100,pp. Two works bound in one Contemporary full calf binding; spine in six compartments with raised bands, tooled in blind with gilt lines; the upper board blocked in gilt with a prize notice with leaf borders: "Praemium Ingenii Artibus Liberalibus Feliciter Dediti in Academia Glasguensi". Marbled endpapers. Only a trace of wear else a very good copy.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        An Essay on Aerial Navigation, Pointing Out Modes of Directing Balloons

      Cork: George Purcell, 1844. Second edition.. Hardcover. Fine. 12mo. (vi),(2),122pp. Three woodcut plates. Half blue morocco, gilt spine title, blue cloth sides. T.e.g. Original pink printed wrappers bound in (s little soiled). An interesting expanded essay from the 40pp first edition of 1824, on how to steer a balloon (including perhaps tethered falcons!). There is also a discussion on the design and use of parachutes. Cloth on upper board is rubbed else this is a fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        Newcastle FISHER'S GARLAND for the years 1820-1845

      Newcastle: Emerson Charnley and William Garret, 1844. Title vignette woodcuts by Bewick, Issac Nicholson, et al. 8vo. Bound in later three-quarter olive morocco, t.e.g., by Zaehnsdorf, spine faded to brown, else near fine. Bookplate of Charles Hebbert. A near complete run of the original series of the Newcastle Fisher's Garland, lacking only "The Angler's Adieu for the Season," (1842) and the final number, "The Morning Airly," (1846). Only about 200 to 300 copies were printed of each number. Most of these short lyrics on the subject of angling were first published as broadsides by Charnley, who reprinted them in octavo form for the years 1821-1831, supplying Boaz' Angler's Progress for the year 1820. The series was taken up again 1842, with poems ante-dated to fill the missing years. Joseph Crawhall republished the Garlands, further extending the series to 1864. [With:] MITCHELL, William Andrew. On the Pleasure and Utility of Angling. Newcastle: Printed for the Waltonian Club, [1824]. 32 pp. Westwood & Satchell, p. 52; Hugo 4581; Heckscher 1382; Coigney, p. 400.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        The Dispatches and Letters of Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson

      London, Henry Colburn, , 1844?-46. 7 volumes octavo. Original blue-green combed cloth, title gilt to spines with compartments in blind, panels in blind to the boards with arabesque corner-pieces enclosing a large central tool of an Admiralty coronet within a roundel containing Nelson's Trafalgar signal, in gilt to the upper boards and in blind to the lower, pale yellow surface-paper endpapers. Portrait frontispiece to Volume I, 4 facsimile letters and 3 plans, 2 of them folding, ads tipped in at the front endpapers of volume I. Lightly rubbed, the spines a little sunned, the slightest signs that this was a subscription library set, small pieces of the issue-slip remain to the front pastedowns of three volumes, and the front free endpapers of all have traces of "offset" blotting from subscribers filling in the slip, light browning, some light marginal foxing, otherwise an unusually nicely preserved set in the cloth. First edition. The essential starting point for any attempt to understand either the mercurial personality or instinctive tactical genius of Nelson, never superseded. "This is the standard work of reference for Nelson's correspondence and is the principal source from which his biographers have drawn (and still do draw) their material" (Cowie). An excellent set, so handsome in the cloth.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Eigenh. Musikzitat mit U.

      Berlin, 26. XII. 1844. - 1 S. Qu.-8vo. Hübsches musikalisches Albumblatt: vier Takte "Andante". Stellenweise unbedeutend fleckig, montiert auf Papierträger. - Döhler, ein Schüler von Czerny und Sechter, spielte bereits 1832 im Wiener Musikverein Werke Beethovens. Im selben Jahr wurde er vom Herzog von Parma zum Kammervirtuosen ernannt. 1846 erhielt er den Freiherrntitel. Heinrich Heine nannte ihn "den Letzten unter den Pianisten zweiten Ranges, oder ersten unter den Pianisten dritten Ranges".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        A New and Accurate Map Illustrative of the Overland Routes and the Steam Navigation Lines Between India and Great Britain.

      Calcutta: Oriental Lith. Press P S D'Rozario & Co 1844 - Map dimensions 50 x 74 cm, overall 53.5 x 77.5 cm. Folding map of the lines of communication between Britain and India, delicate full wash handcolouring, dissected into 16 sections and mounted on linen, the routes printed on the map are further embellished with a number of contemporary manuscript annotations and a handwritten note which appears to associate them with two particular vessels though the names are illegible, pink paper lozenges pasted onto the folded end sections, a gift inscription from one R. Taylor to a W.C. Braddon dated the same year as publication on one side, a longer inscription on the other side in the same hand though this badly smudged and largely unreadable. Slight creasing and fraying to the section edges at just a few edges, an attractive map. Though maps of the overland and sea routes between Britain and the subcontinent are not rare, nearly all will have been published in Europe. The slightly naive appearance of the print and the delicate hand colouring certainly underline the map's origins. Not much appears to have been recorded of Charles Joseph, described as the compiler of the map to the bottom left corner with the name H.M. Smith given at the bottom right as the draughtsman, and no copies of this map show up on Copac or Worldcat. However, the latter throws up copies of another two scarce maps mentioning Joseph as the creator or co-creator. The first is titled "Topographical Survey Of The River Hoogly From Bandel to Garden Reach." published at the Asiatic Lith. Press in Calcutta in 1844, with Joseph listed as one of four mapmakers or surveyors, and quite likely relates to the works of the Survey of India. The second is titled "Map of the Grand Trunk Road from the Karamnassa to the Sutledge." and was published in Allahabad in 1851. The printer, Peter Stone D'Rozario, was the sometime publisher of the Calcutta Journal, though his licence to do so was revoked by the Governor-General for publishing articles on contentious subjects that the authorities had ordered to be not for public discussion.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop (ABA, ILAB)]
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        Ornament over the Gateway of the Great Teocallis, 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). This image depcits the entrance to a Mayan temple at Uxmal, a large, ancient Mayan city in Yucatan, Mexico. Uxmal flourished from about 700 to 1100 AD. 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.

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit, The

      1844. Selfishness Portrayed in a Satirical Fashion"DICKENS, Charles. The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit. With Illustrations by Phiz. London: Chapman and Hall, 1844. First edition in book form, first issue following all points in Smith including vignette on title-page with amount on sign post transposed to read "100?" and seven studs in the trunk. Plates facing pp. 387 and 386 transposed as per Michael Sadleir's copy at UCLA, and all of the other thirty-four first issue points. According to Smith "An earlier 13-line errata leaf exists with the same data that is found on the 14-line leaf; the setting was changed to 14-lines for a better balance."Octavo (8 11/16 x 5 7/16 inches; 220 x 139 mm). xiv, [errata with 14 lines, verso blank], 624 pp. Forty etched plates including frontispiece and title-page vignette by Hablot K. Brown aka "Phiz." Publisher's primary binding of moderate blue diagonally-ribbed cloth. Covers stamped in blind, spine stamped in blind and lettered in gilt with "London 1844" at foot. Original pale yellow coated endpapers. Armorial book-plate of "Sherwin" on front paste-down and ink signature of "J.Sherwin Sherwin" on half-title.The text-block has been expertly re-cased using the original yellow-coated end-papers. The original cloth is near fine with no fading and just the bare minimum of strengthening at the spine ends and slight wear to the lower corners. The gilt lettering is bright and fresh. The plates have light to moderate foxing which is mainly confined to the blank margins. There is a 3/8 inch diameter stain on the margin of the plate facing page 160 and a light marginal stain on the facing leaves. Closed tear on margin of O2 (pp. 195/6), corner (3/8 x 1/2 inch) torn away from FF4. Light foxing to end-papers and first and last leaves only. The text block remarkably clean and fresh. Overall this is an exceptional copy of a title rarely found in better condition. Housed in an early fleece-lined green cloth clamshell case. The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit originally appeared in twenty numbers bound in nineteen monthly parts January 1843 - July 1844. This, the first edition in book form, appeared on July 16, 1844 at 21s. and was the last of Dickens's picaresque novels. Dickens thought it to be his best work - but his readers disagreed. In fact, Martin Chuzzlewit was the first of his novels to lose readers during serialization and the publisher Chapman and Hall suggested that Dickens's fees should be reduced. This never happened but it caused a rift that was not bridged until Chapman and Hall published A Tale of Two Cities in 1859. Dombey and Son (1848), David Copperfield (1850), Bleak House (1853), Hard Times (1854) and Little Dorrit (1857) were all published by Bradbury and Evans.

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        BIOGRAFÍA CONTEMPORÁNEA UNIVERSAL y Colección de Retratos de Todos los Personajes Célebres de Nuestros Días.

      Boix, Madrid 1844 - 1ª ed. 10x15. 3 vols. de 1h. 55 + 31 + 51 + 30 + 32 + 59 + 31 + 142pp. 1h.; 1h. 28 + 36 + 26 + 29 + 37 + 63 + 27 + 30pp.; 1h. 45 + 27 + 28 + 25 + 21 + 19 + 20 + 94pp. 20 retratos litografiados. Pergamino de época a la romana, con nervios, dorados y tejuelo. 24 breves biografías de los personajes más destacados de la primera mitad del s. XIX, tanto españoles como extranjeros - José Bonaparte, Don Carlos María Isidro de Borbón, Diego de León, el General Serrano, Lamennais, Sir Robert Peel (sin retrato), Metternich (sin retrato), George Sand, Espartero, Palau 29797 solamente cita 16 retratos y la obra en 4 vols. Ya que la paginación no es seguida, y ninguna de las fuentes bibliográficas da paginación (¡menuda catalogación!), no encontamos ninguna forma de verificar definitivamente que nuestro ejemplar esté completo. Sin embargo, el nuestro contiene más láminas que los que se citan, y acaba con un definitivo 'FIN' en el T. III. Picaduras antiguas de polilla (ya tratada) en el T. I. Por lo demás buenos ejemplares. Raro. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

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        Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit, The

      1844. Selfishness Portrayed in a Satirical Fashion"DICKENS, Charles. The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit. With Illustrations by Phiz. London: Chapman and Hall, 1844. First edition in book form, first issue following all points in Smith including vignette on title-page with amount on sign post transposed to read "100£" and seven studs in the trunk. Plates facing pp. 387 and 386 transposed as per Michael Sadleir's copy at UCLA, and all of the other thirty-four first issue points. According to Smith "An earlier 13-line errata leaf exists with the same data that is found on the 14-line leaf; the setting was changed to 14-lines for a better balance."Octavo (8 11/16 x 5 7/16 inches; 220 x 139 mm). xiv, [errata with 14 lines, verso blank], 624 pp. Forty etched plates including frontispiece and title-page vignette by Hablot K. Brown aka "Phiz." Publisher's primary binding of moderate blue diagonally-ribbed cloth. Covers stamped in blind, spine stamped in blind and lettered in gilt with "London 1844" at foot. Original pale yellow coated endpapers. Armorial book-plate of "Sherwin" on front paste-down and ink signature of "J.Sherwin Sherwin" on half-title.The text-block has been expertly re-cased using the original yellow-coated end-papers. The original cloth is near fine with no fading and just the bare minimum of strengthening at the spine ends and slight wear to the lower corners. The gilt lettering is bright and fresh. The plates have light to moderate foxing which is mainly confined to the blank margins. There is a 3/8 inch diameter stain on the margin of the plate facing page 160 and a light marginal stain on the facing leaves. Closed tear on margin of O2 (pp. 195/6), corner (3/8 x 1/2 inch) torn away from FF4. Light foxing to end-papers and first and last leaves only. The text block remarkably clean and fresh. Overall this is an exceptional copy of a title rarely found in better condition. Housed in an early fleece-lined green cloth clamshell case. The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit originally appeared in twenty numbers bound in nineteen monthly parts January 1843 - July 1844. This, the first edition in book form, appeared on July 16, 1844 at 21s. and was the last of Dickens's picaresque novels. Dickens thought it to be his best work - but his readers disagreed. In fact, Martin Chuzzlewit was the first of his novels to lose readers during serialization and the publisher Chapman and Hall suggested that Dickens's fees should be reduced. This never happened but it caused a rift that was not bridged until Chapman and Hall published A Tale of Two Cities in 1859. Dombey and Son (1848), David Copperfield (1850), Bleak House (1853), Hard Times (1854) and Little Dorrit (1857) were all published by Bradbury and Evans.

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        Newcastle FISHER'S GARLAND for the years 1820-1845

      Newcastle: Emerson Charnley and William Garret, 1844. Title vignette woodcuts by Bewick, Issac Nicholson, et al. 8vo. Bound in later three-quarter olive morocco, t.e.g., by Zaehnsdorf, spine faded to brown, else near fine. Bookplate of Charles Hebbert. A near complete run of the original series of the Newcastle Fisher's Garland, lacking only "The Angler's Adieu for the Season," (1842) and the final number, "The Morning Airly," (1846). Only about 200 to 300 copies were printed of each number. Most of these short lyrics on the subject of angling were first published as broadsides by Charnley, who reprinted them in octavo form for the years 1821-1831, supplying Boaz' Angler's Progress for the year 1820. The series was taken up again 1842, with poems ante-dated to fill the missing years. Joseph Crawhall republished the Garlands, further extending the series to 1864.[With:] MITCHELL, William Andrew. On the Pleasure and Utility of Angling. Newcastle: Printed for the Waltonian Club, [1824]. 32 pp. Westwood & Satchell, p. 52; Hugo 4581; Heckscher 1382; Coigney, p. 400.

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        "Domkirche in Regensburg". Frontansicht mit umliegenden Gebäuden, vorne Brunnen und reiche Personenstaffage (Markt).

      . Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Bachelier u. Bayot nach Chapuy, 1844, 39 x 27,5 cm..

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        An Essay on Aerial Navigation, Pointing Out Modes of Directing Balloons,

      George Purcell, Cork 1844 - 12mo. (vi),(2),122pp. Three woodcut plates. Half blue morocco, gilt spine title, blue cloth sides. T.e.g. Original pink printed wrappers bound in (s little soiled). An interesting expanded essay from the 40pp first edition of 1824, on how to steer a balloon (including perhaps tethered falcons!). There is also a discussion on the design and use of parachutes.Cloth on upper board is rubbed else this is a fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Ornament over the Gateway of the Great Teocallis, Uxmal

      London: Published by Vizetely Brothers & Co, 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).This image depcits the entrance to a Mayan temple at Uxmal, a large, ancient Mayan city in Yucatan, Mexico. Uxmal flourished from about 700 to 1100 AD. 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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        Le crime de Sylvestre Bonnard, membre de l'institut. Bibliotheque Contemporaine.

      Paris, Calmann-Levy, o.J... 1. Auflage 324 Seiten 1 Blatt 8°, Broschiert. Einband minimal angestaubt, Buchblock unbeschnitten und minimal gebräunt, vorderer fliegender Vorsatz mit kleinem Fleck, ansonsten sauber und frisch, auf dem Vortitel mit sechszeiligem Sinnspruch Anatole France's, von ihm signiert. Anatole France (Francois Anatole Thibault; * 16. April 1844 in Paris - + 12. Oktober 1924 in Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire) war ein berühmter französischer Schriftsteller. 1921 erhielt er den Literaturnobelpreis. Bitte warten Sie nach Ihrer Bestellung unsere Vorausrechnung per E-Mail ab oder zahlen Sie per Paypal an info@signiertebuecher.de.

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        Albumblatt mit eigenh. U.

      Prag, 29. I. 1844. - 1 S. Qu.-8vo. Die als Wunderkinder gerühmten Geschwister traten mit großem Erfolg in den 1840er Jahren in ganz Europa auf. Nach dem frühen Tod ihrer Schwester Maria setzte Teresa ihre Karriere unter dem Management ihres Vaters weiter fort und war auch als Erwachsene noch als Geigerin berühmt.

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        The Complete Angler, or The Contemplative Man's Recreation by ? and Charles Cotton. Edited by John Major

      London: D. Bogue, Fleet-Street and H. Wix, New Bridge-Street, 1844. The Sixth (titled Fourth) Major edition, large paper copy (7-5/8 x 5-1/8 inches). With 12 steel-engraved plates and numerous woodcut illustrations in the text. Bound without advertisements. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary full dark blue morocco gilt, boards gilt with the piscatorial vignette of the 1653 edition, a.e.g. Some faint traces of rubbing. Fine. A beautiful copy. The Sixth (titled Fourth) Major edition, large paper copy (7-5/8 x 5-1/8 inches). With 12 steel-engraved plates and numerous woodcut illustrations in the text. Bound without advertisements. 1 vols. 8vo. Large Paper Copy. Major produced a superb series of editions of the Complete Angler from 1823 to 1844, this being the final one. A handsome work, here in the larg paper format and in a fine binding of the period.

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        ELEMENTS OF ELECTRO-METALLURGY; A MANUAL OF ELECTRO-METALLURGY; RECENT IMPROVEMENTS IN ARTS, MANUFACTURES, AND MINES BEING A SUPPLEMENT TO HIS DICTIONARY

      London: E. Palmer; R. Groombridge; Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1844. modern cloth spine with paper label, contemporary paper-covered boards, contemporary leather corners. 8vo. modern cloth spine with paper label, contemporary paper-covered boards, contemporary leather corners. xxx,338; vi,49+(1); x,294 pages. Three bound in one. Smee is the second edition - revised, corrected, considerably enlarged, Illustrated with electrotypes and numerous woodcuts (37 illustrations in text in addition to the frontispiece of the Royal Coat of Arms relief electrotyped in gold and the vignette on the title page in gold. The title page of the second book, by Shaw, is stained in the upper right quarter and this affects a few pages after that, but in a much lesser way. All three are well-illustrated. Inscribed to Gavin (Bridson) from Geoffrey Wakeman.

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        An Essay on Aerial Navigation, Pointing Out Modes of Directing Balloons

      Cork: George Purcell, 1844. Second edition.. Hardcover. Fine. 12mo. (vi),(2),122pp. Three woodcut plates. Half blue morocco, gilt spine title, blue cloth sides. T.e.g. Original pink printed wrappers bound in (s little soiled). An interesting expanded essay from the 40pp first edition of 1824, on how to steer a balloon (including perhaps tethered falcons!). There is also a discussion on the design and use of parachutes. Cloth on upper board is rubbed else this is a fine copy.

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        Ausschnitt mit eigenh. U.

      O. O., [nach 1844].. 2 Zeilen auf 1 S. 35:83 mm. In Passepartout.. Offizielle Unterzeichnung in Feder auf dünnem bräunlichem Karton: "Freiherr v. Eichendorff / Geheimer Regierungsrath a. D.". - Zur Datierung: Eichendorff, der 1840 zunächst eine Ablehnung seiner Ernennung zum Geheimen Regierungsrat erleben mußte, erhielt diesen Titel ein Jahr später verliehen, mußte jedoch nach einer schweren Lungenerkrankung 1843 den Dienst 1844 quittieren.

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        A Treatise on Operative Surgery

      Carey and Hart, Philadelphia 1844 - 380 pp. 4to. Cloth. Illustrated with 80 plates. Has heavy musty odor. Scuffed, lightly soiled. Edgeworn w/ some board exposure. Bumping to corners w/ board exposure. Spine worn w/ heavy chipping to sp. ends, 2 1/2" piece of paper missing from foot, label chipped and faded w/ handwritten title. Joints cracked, hinges split. Foxing throughout. Some pgs creased. Damp stain to upper corner of many pages. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Guide Francais-Arabe Vulgaire des voyageurs et des Francs en Syrie et en Egypte.

      Uppsala, Leffler et Sebell, 1844.. 4to. 884 columns, 885-924 pp. 2 folding maps. Contemporary paperboard.. First edition of this "Guide" by J. Berggren (1790-1868), minister at Soenderkoeping. The work includes a summarized dictionary as well as a "droguier arabe" (first appendice) printed in two columns and grammatical notes on the Arabic vernacular. - Uncut copy. - Cahine 442. Tobler 148. Röhricht 355. Brunet I, 785.

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        Shaw's Authenticated Report Of The Irish State Trials 1844

      Henry Shaw - 1844. Hardcover. 678pp. Half calf with marbled sides. Title and tooling in gilt on spine. Cover is scuffed and worn at the edges. Lacking first four pages of prelims, torn out. Front hinge split. Foxing throughout. Condition noted for pricing. Binding is tight. Text is clear. Keywords: 19th Century Ireland, Politics and Government, Irish History, Irish Law, Rare and Antiquarian Books. First edition copy. . . . Free Shipping Worldwide. Books ship from the US and Ireland . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition, Comprising a Tour Through Texas, and Capture of the Texans

      London, UK: Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper, 1844. First British Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. First British publication as such. Account of the 1841 expedition that set out from the Republic of Texas to secure interests in northern New Mexico. It did not go well. Half leather boards are quite rubbed on edges, corners starting to fray. Howes K-75. Wagner-Camp 110:5. 1844 as per Wagner-Camp.

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        THE BATTLE OF LONCARTY: An Historical Poem and THE RETIRED LIEUTENANT: A Poem

      E. Churton, London 1844 - 1844 (1836) Scarce early reprinting of Lake's 2 most notable poems. Clipped signature glued in at end of preface: "Your most Humble most Obdt. Servt, John Lake" along with a small period news clipping that refers to the poet. Also with a most unusual and attractive frontis (bookplate?) of 2 coats of arms (Errol & Tweedale ((Marquis of Tweeddale) both related to Scotland's Hay Family) hand colored and tipped onto a sheet with hand drawn tromp l'oeil picture frames, suspended from an ox yoke. "The Battle of Loncarty" deals with early Scottish history recounting the 10th century battle between the Scots and the Danes. Bound in 3/4 leather over marbled boards, unfortunately poorly repaired with old tape includingthe gutter. Lacking marbled ffep, so the tape repair is to th verso of the frontis. Contents clean, complete and in fine condition so an excellent candidate for rebinding. Very rare title possibly unique in this form. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Beiträge zur physiologischen und pathologischen Chemie und Mikroskopie in ihrer Anwendung auf die praktische Medizin unter Mitwirkung der Mitglieder des Vereins für physiol. u. pathol. Chemie, 1.Bd. (all publ.)

      - Berlin, verlag von August Hirschwald, 1844, 8°, (8), IV, 620 pp., 1 Taf., Halbledereinband d.Zt.; Rücken erneuert, feines Exemplar. Rare First Edition - "Simon founded in 1843 the "Beiträge zur physiologischen und pathologischen Chemie und Mikroskopie" (Contributions to physiological and pathological chemistry and microscopy) (Hirschwald 1844); only one volume published. after Simon's death Heller continued the journal with the title "Archiv für physiologische Chemie und Mikroskopie " (Archives of physiological and pathological chemistry and microscopy)." Büttner, p.90 - - With contributions from C.G. Lehmann, Johann Franz Simon, A. Lipowitz, Johann Joseph Scherer, Oschatz, G.W. Focke, Ernst v. Bibra; Friedrich Ludwig Hünefeld, Lassaigne, H. Hoffmann, H. Nasse, Rochleder und Haidlen, Zimmermann, Dulk, C.G Mitscherlich, Guibourt, S. Pappenheim, Reich, J. Minding und C.H. Schultz. - - Johann Franz SIMON (1807-1843) "was born on the 25 August 1807 as the son of a barber-surgeon in Frankfurt on the Oder. After an apprenticeship as a pharmacist he studied in Berlin obtaining a degree in pharmacy in 1832. From 1835 he studied chemistry, also in Berlin. He received a PhD in 1838 with a dissertation on the chemistry and physiology of mother's milk. When SCHÖNLEIN became Professor of Medicine in Berlin in 1840 Simon received the position as an assistant in the hospital. In 1842 he qualified for inauguration as a Privat-Dozent (reader) in chemistry. He died, however, as soon as the 23rd October 1843 of tuberculosis of the brain before the chemical laboratory, which he wished to set up at the Charité, could be established. SIMON began first of all doing toxicological analyses. In his two volumes ''Handbuch der angewandten medizinischen Chemie" (Handbook of applied medical chemistry) he provided the first comprehensive presentation of clinical chemistry. His book was based on a wealth of observation and analyses. He tried, the first time ever attempted, to produce a systematic presentation of the diagnostically important pathological changes in the blood. The book also contained a detailed review of the methods. SIMON founded the first journal and the first scientific association of the new discipline." Johannes Büttner & Christ Habrich; Roots of Clinical Chemistry (1987), p.86. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MEMORIE STORICHE DI ARONA E DEL SUO CASTELLO Raccolte ed illustrate.

      Novara, tipogr. Ibertis, 1844. In-8 p. (mm. 210x138), mz. vitellino coevo, dorso a cordoni con fregi e tit. oro, pp. XVI,224,(4). Monografia dedicata ad Arona e al suo castello (demolito nel 1800), ?"unico testimonio parlante della di lei antichità e delle memorabili vicende in quello avvenute?", la cui presenza gia?' era documentata nel 979. Rara "edizione originale". Cfr. Lozzi,I, p. 125: ?"Non comune?". Molto ben conservato, con ex-libris.

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        Albumblatt mit eigenh. U.

      Prag, 29. I. 1844.. 1 S. Qu.-8vo.. Die als Wunderkinder gerühmten Geschwister traten mit großem Erfolg in den 1840er Jahren in ganz Europa auf. Nach dem frühen Tod ihrer Schwester Maria setzte Teresa ihre Karriere unter dem Management ihres Vaters weiter fort und war auch als Erwachsene noch als Geigerin berühmt.

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        THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT

      London: Chapman and Hall. 1844. First edition. Publisher?'s light blue vertically-ribbed blind-stamped cloth, titles in gilt to the spine, without 'London 1844' at the base. Engraved title page and 39 steel engraved plates by H. K. Browne, the title page in the apparent earliest state (100£) and the text with the internal flaws called for in Smith. With the 14 line errata leaf. A good copy, the cloth is quite bright but frayed and a little torn at the extremities with a small piece at the top of the spine nearly detached. The contents are in excellent condition, the plates are a little darkened but without the heavy foxing usually seen. The text pages remain clean and bright, the title page and front pastedown with a previous owner?'s ink name to the top edge. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Rear hinge cracked but holding. All in all decent copy, entirely without repair or restoration. (Smith, Walter E.: Charles Dickens In The Original Cloth. 7). Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        England Wales, and Scotland

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1844. Early Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. iv,248,(ii),100,pp. Two works bound in one Contemporary full calf binding; spine in six compartments with raised bands, tooled in blind with gilt lines; the upper board blocked in gilt with a prize notice with leaf borders: "Praemium Ingenii Artibus Liberalibus Feliciter Dediti in Academia Glasguensi". Marbled endpapers. Only a trace of wear else a very good copy.

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