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        Essays on some unsettled questions of political economy

      London: John W. Parker,, 1844. Octavo. Original grey paper boards, neatly rebacked to style, inner hinges reinforced. A very good copy. First edition of a series of five theoretical essays on economic problems which Mill had composed around 1830, only one of which had been published. Gathering these earlier essays gave Mill the idea of preparing a major synoptic work that would expand and bring up to date the classic treatises of Smith and Ricardo, and it proved to be the genesis of his great treatise, Principles of Political Economy, published early in 1848.

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        PHILOSOPHISKE SMULER

      Copenhagen, 1844. - Cloth w. marbled boards. Occ. spotting. 164 pp. First edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Milano e il suo territorio.

      Pirola,, Milano, 1844 - 2 voll. in-4° (275x180mm), pp. (16), 391, (5) di supplemento ed errata; (4), 506, (1) di errata; cartonatura originale con titolo a stampa e stemma di Milano entro bordura elegantemente ornata. Titolo e fregi incisi al dorso. Due frontespizi con titolo entro bordura figurata con stemmi ed immagini e riferentisi a Milano, 14 tavole f.t. all'acquatinta tratte da dagherrotipi incise dal Cherubini, nonché 48 testatine, finalini ed iniziali xilografiche raffiguranti vedute locali. Inoltre, una grande pianta di Milano disegnata da D. Manzoni ed incisa all'acquatinta da Giuseppe Cattaneo ripiegata f.t. in fine del primo vol. ed una grande carta geografica dei dintorni della città incisa dall'Allodi ed impressa da Artaria ripiegata più volte in fine del secondo vol. Piccoli restauri ai dorsi e qualche alone e traccia d'uso alla cartonatura; restauri al verso delle due carte ripiegate. Fioriture consuete quanto lievi. Buon esemplare. Prima ed unica edizione, rara, di una delle più importanti opere ottocentesche sulla storia civile e politica di Milano. L'opera fu stampata in soli 1500 esemplari; il presente esemplare è della tiratura su carta distinta recante la dedica autografa del Podestà di Milano, Casati: "Esemplare n°. [il numero è stato cancellato] offerto al Signor Marchese Francesco nella Sesta Riunione degli Scienziati Italiani. Milano 11 Settembre 1844 Il Podestà Casati". Solo poche copie su carta comune furono poste in vendita, ma con le 14 tavole differenti e senza le due grandi carte ripiegate. Cat. Hoepli, 787. Predari, 164. Arrigoni, 207. Lozzi, I, 2650. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gilibert Libreria Antiquaria (ILAB-LILA)]
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        ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF HERALDRY. Or General Armory of England, Scotland, and Ireland, comprising A registry of all Armorial Bearings from the earliest to the present time, including the late Grants by the College of Arms. By John Burke, Esq. Author of the Peerage and Baronetage, History of the Commoners, Etc. And John Bernard Burke, Esq. Of the Middle Temple, Barrister at Law. Third edition, with a supplement

      Henry G. Bohn. London. 1844. THIRD EDITION. Thick 4to. (10 x 6.4 inches). Decorative full colour chromolithographic extra title page. One page with small neat note to the margin, otherwise a very good copy in a fine early leather binding by J. Duthie of Leeds. Full red morocco. Spine with raised bands, each decorated in gilt. Compartments double ruled, fully decorated and lettered in gilt. Boards with blind stamped panels of crosses and Fleur-de-lys within a decorated oblong panel. Both boards with decorative and ruled gilt borders. Front board has a gilt decoration, named, placed (Leeds) and dated 1850 to the centre. Board edges decorated in gilt. Marbled endpapers and gilt inner dentelles. All edges gilt. Some light rubbing top the extremities but overall a beautiful fine binding in very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Map of Australia, Compiled from the Nautical Surveys, Made by Order of the Admiralty, And other Authentic Documents. By James Wyld. Geographer to the Queen. London. Published by James Wyld. Charing Cross East. 1844.

      James Wyld,, London: 1844 - Dissected map mounted on linen. With notes on Mitchell's, Sturt's and Hume's explorations. National Library Bib ID 209675, although not recorded in Tooley. The title refers to Wyld as "Geographer to the Queen", and the word "Queen" is a slightly different typeface; published from Charing Cross East, with 18 counties in NSW, which includes Queensland (Tooley lists 19 counties, but only 18 can be counted); 26 counties in Western Australia (called "New Holland"; Mount Hopeless added in South Australia, which is the only state with a border; inset of Van Diemens Land lower right, insert of the world lower left. There is an advertisement for numerous Wyld maps on the verso of one panel starting with Post Roads of Europe, the Overland Route Map to India, Canada, Map of the Oregon District, Afghanistan, the Panjaub and River Indus, etc, and ending with Traveling Maps and Guides of every description. Steel engraving with period outline color. 82 x 55.5 cm. Some light overall foxing, 1.5" closed tear in bottom of map, repaired at the time of mounting on linen in 1844. Otherwise in very good condition.

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        Travels in Kordofan:

      London: J. Madden and Co., , 1844. embracing a Description of that Province of Egypt, and of some of the Bordering Countries, with a Review of the Present State of the Commerce in those Countries, of the Habits and Customs of the Inhabitants, as also an Account of the Slave-hunts taking Place under the Government of Mehmed Ali. Octavo. Original green cloth with embossed panelling to spine and both boards, title gilt to spine, cream surface-paper endpapers. Contemporary armorial bookplate of John Hatfield Brooks to the front pastedown (Brooks served in the 1st Bengal light cavalry during the Indian mutiny); on the front free the attractive bookplate (with image of a kora player) of John Ralph Willis, Princeton professor and book-collector, author of Slaves and Slavery in Muslim Africa and Studies in West African Islamic History. Slight lean, just a little rubbed, corners turned, light browning, scattered foxing, but a very good copy. First edition in English, first published in German the previous year. Important and uncommon study of the region. Austrian businessman Ignatius Pallme explored Kordofan province, 1837-9, "on commission, for a mercantile establishment at Cairo" (translator's preface); this published account was one of the first descriptions of Kordofan province. In 1910 H. D. W. Lloyd, British governor of Kordofan, referred to Pallme in his "notes on the Kordofan Province" in the Geographical Journal as "one of the most accurate observers … much of whose work might have been written yesterday." Pallme gives a lengthy account of the slaving expeditions carried out under Mehmet Ali, who had supposedly suppressed the practice: "Several European journals have stated that these marauding expeditions were put an end to by command of the viceroy on the occasion of his visit to Sennaar, but I can assure the reader … that these robberies take place as before even at the present day. No pen can describe the acts of deliberate cruelty perpetrated on these occasions". Extremely uncommon in cloth.

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        The War Dance

      Chatto & WIndus no date], London - A fine image from Catlin's 'North American Indian Portfolio', one of the most important accounts of Native American life. The War Dance, or 'dance of the braves', "is peculiarly beautiful. At intervals they stop, and one of them steps into the ring, and voiciferates[sic] as loud as possible, with the most significant gesticulations, the feats of bravery which he has performed during his life. and at the same time carries his body through all the motions and gestures, which have been used during these scenes when they were transacted. At the end of his boasting, all assent to the truth of his story. and the dance begins again" This is one of the six rare unnumbered plates, whose existence remained something of a mystery until recently, when research uncovered the true history of the production of the North American Indian Portfolio . When Catlin first produced his work in 1844, he evidently intended his 25 plate folio to be the first of four volumes, and had carried work forward to the point of having produced extra lithographic stones toward the next volume. However, the collapse of his finances ended this scheme, and the publisher Henry Bohn took over the copyright of the Portfolio, producing 25 plate versions until he sold the copyright to the publishers Chatto & Windus in the early 1870s. Chatto & Windus decided to enhance their reissue of the Portfolio by printing the six extra plates, from stones which had existed unused for over thirty years. This is documented in their archives, now in the Reading University Library in England. Of the 140 sets located in the unpublished census, only about a quarter are of the 31 plate issue. Thus, these six plates are four times scarcer than the other Portfolio plates. Catlin summarized the Native American as "an honest, hospitable, faithful, brave, warlike, cruel, revengeful, relentless, -- yet honourable, contemplative and religious being." In a famous passage from the preface of his North American Indian Portfolio , Catlin describes how the sight of several tribal chiefs in Philadelphia led to his resolution to record their way of life: "the history and customs of such a people, preserved by pictorial illustrations, are themes worthy of the lifetime of one man, and nothing short of the loss of my life shall prevent me from visiting their country and becoming their historian". He saw no future for either their way of life or their very existence, and with these thoughts always at the back of his mind he worked, against time, setting himself a truly punishing schedule, to record what he saw. From 1832 to 1837 he spent the summer months sketching the tribes and then finished his pictures in oils during the winter. The record he left is unique, both in its breadth and also in the sympathetic understanding that his images constantly demonstrate. A selection of the greatest of images from this record were published in the North American Indian Portfolio in an effort to reach as wide an audience as possible. The present image is one of the results of this publishing venture and is both a work of art of the highest quality and a fitting memorial to a vanished way of life. Lithograph, hand-coloured, by John McGahey, printed by Day & Haghe. Wove paper. Image size: 11 x 16 1/2 inches.

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        Promenade au Maroc par Charles Didier.

      Paris, Jules Labitte, Libraire-Éditeur, 1844 - In-8° ; (2)-XXXII-362 pp.-(1), demi-chagrin prune, dos lisse très joliment orné, "fers rocailles", titre or, filets or, rel. romantique de l’époque, très bel exemplaire. Playfair, Morocco, 669. Édition originale du « premier en date de nos touristes marocains » (R. Lebel, p. 126). Voyage de Cadix à Gibraltar. Embarquement à Tarifa pour Tanger (ample description) puis route jusqu’à Tétouan (idem). Retour à Tanger et un petit crochet à Cueta. FIRST EDITION. VERY NICE COPY. Exemplaire portant en pied les armes de la maison de Gestas. Les membres de la famille de Gestas ont presque constamment porté les armes depuis le XIIIe siècle, et ont occupé de nombreux emplois militaires. Cette maison a eu des alliances avec un grand nombre de familles nobles. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Hérodote]
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        COMMERCE OF THE PRAIRIES: or the Journal of a Santa Fé Trader, During Eight Expedition Across the Great Western Prairies, and a Residence of Nearly Nine Years in Northern Mexico

      New York & London: Henry G. Langley / Wiley and Putnam, 1844. Second issue, with the dual title page imprint. Two volumes, original dark brown pictorial cloth stamped in gilt (vaquero on front covers, Indian with bow and arrow on spines), decorated in blind, fore and top page edges untrimmed. Vol I: pp [2], (xvi), (17)-320, [2] + frontispiece with tissue guard + 2 plates + 1 folding map; 2 illustrations in text. Vol II: pp viii, (9)-318, [4] + frontispiece with tissue guard + 1 map ("Map of the Interior of Northern Mexico") + 2 plates; two vignettes in text. Rebacked, with original spines laid down (some original cloth loss at ends, but lettering intact). Vol I has damp staining to covers, with damp mark to upper half of text throughout, "Commerce" on spine a little rubbed, small hole to front free endpaper, some foxing, occasional mildew spots to upper margins of late leaves, corner tear to pp 207-08 with loss of only a few letters (but not sense), two margin tears neatly repaired. Vol II has endpapers renewed with period paper, some foxing but not staining, lacking first blank leaf?. The plates and tissue guards in both have tanning.The green coloured folding map (" A Map of the Indian Territory, Northern Texas and New Mexico Showing the Great Western Prairies") has a two inch closed tear to lower inner corner very neatly repaired and one misfold, but is otherwise nice and clean. In all, a good solid pair, no owner names, all plates & maps present. One of the landmark books of Western Americana, considered by some authorities as one of the 10 most important. "The Santa Fe Trail ranks with the Chisholm Trail in its historical importance as a place in the West, and Gregg is the classic of that trail and the commerce on it. It was written by a man who spent nine years as a Santa Fe trader and who knew the trail, the varmints and plants along it, the Indians, and his Mexican customers. He kept a diary, and his carefully recorded notes were before him as he wrote the book. It has been source material for all the other books on the Santa Fe Trail and trade." - Jeff Dykes The map, called a "cartographical landmark" by Wheat, is one of the most important of the early Southwest. Flake 3716. Howes G401. Sabin 28712.. First edition.. Hardcover.. 12mo.

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        Défense de l'Ecole Libre devant la Cour des Pairs (Septembre 1831). Du devoir des Catholiques dans la question de la Liberté d'enseignement (Novembre 1843) [ Suivi de : ] Trois discours sur la Liberté de l'Eglise, la Liberté d'Enseignement et la Liberté des Ordres Monastiques prononcés à la Chambre des Pairs par le Comte de Montalembert [ Suivi de : ] Du Devoir des Catholiques dans les Elections

      A. Sirou Jacques Lecoffre 1844 - 1 vol. in-12 reliure de l'époque demi-veau blond : Défense de l'Ecole Libre devant la Cour des Pairs (Septembre 1831). Du devoir des Catholiques dans la question de la Liberté d'enseignement (Novembre 1843) Sirou, 1844, XI-156 pp. [ Suivi de : ] Trois discours sur la Liberté de l'Eglise, la Liberté d'Enseignement et la Liberté des Ordres Monastiques prononcés à la Chambre des Pairs par le Comte de Montalembert, A Sirou, 1844, VI-211 pp. [ Suivi de : ] Du Devoir des Catholiques dans les Elections, Jacques Lecoffre et Cie, 1846, 94 pp. et 1 f. n. ch. Rare exemplaire d'une provenance tout à fait remarquable : de la bibliothèque de François Guizot (avec son cachet portant sa devise en titre et faux-titre du premier ouvrage : "Omnium recta brevissima" - le droit chemin est le plus court de tous). On ne peut imaginer provenance plus prestigieuse : François Guizot était bien le premier destinataire visé par le discours de Montalembert, comme en témoignent leurs luttes oratoires du 21 mai 1844. Etat très satisfaisant (rel. frottée avec accroc en coiffe sup., des rouss., rares petites notations au crayon dans le premier titre - passages mis entre crochets) Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HISTOIRE DES INSTITUTIONS RELIGIEUSES, POLITIQUES, JUDICIAIRES ET LITTERAIRES DE LA VILLE DE TOULOUSE. [reliés à la suite :] "HISTOIRE DE L'ART TOULOUSAIN" & "PIBRAC. Histoire de l'église, du village & du château". [4 volumes].

      1844 - Toulouse, Laurent Chapelle, 1844-1846. Quatre volumes in-8 (159 X 226) demi-chagrin bleu nuit, dos lisse orné d'un quadruple filet doré serti de filets perlés en place des nerfs, pièces de titre et de tomaison chagrin marron (reliure de l'époque). Tome I : faux-titre, titre, XXIII-430 pages, 2 plans dépliants, (1) f. - [relié à la suite : "Histoire de l'art toulousain, par M. Bernard BENEZET, peintre d'histoire" ; 106 pages] ; Tome II : faux-titre, titre, XVI-472 pages, 8 planches hors-texte dont une à double page ; Tome III : faux-titre, titre, VIII-404 pages [relié à la suite : "Pibrac. Histoire de l'église, du village & du château par A. du Faur, Comte de Pibrac" ; 64 pages, (1) f.] ; Tome IV : XI-643 pages, 1 planche. EDITION ORIGINALE, peu courante. Elle contient deux plans dépliants et 9 planches gravées sur vélin blanc hors-texte, dont une à double page. TOME I : Recherches sur la municipalité de Toulouse ; Recherches sur le lieu où s'assemblaient les magistraux municipaux de Toulouse ; Annales capitulaires de Toulouse (de 1147 à 1299). TOME II : Annales capitulaires (de 1300 à 1790) ; notes et preuves ; noms des capitouls de 1560 à 1789 ; noms des magistrats municipaux de 1790 à 1844. TOME III : Histoire religieuse, Histoire du Parlement et autres cours de Justice. TOME IV : Etude historique de quelques capitoulats, notice sur l'Université. (LIMOUZIN-LAMOTHE, 145). DEUX TEXTES ont été reliés avec l'ouvrage de DU MÈGE : "Histoire de l'art toulousain, par M. Bernard BENEZET" & "Pibrac. Histoire de l'église, du village & du château par A. du FAUR, Comte de Pibrac". PLAISANT EXEMPLAIRE, bien relié à l'époque. BEL ENSEMBLE. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed by Hudson Bay Company factor Donald Ross to the Chief Factor of the Company John Stuart, describing the season's trade and commenting on the Oregon boundary dispute

      "Norway House" [Nelson River, Manitoba, Canada] 1844 - Strong content letter between Hudson Bay Company factors on the fur trade and the Oregon Question. Ross writes: ".Our furs, I am happy to see, sold well last winter, with the exception of Beaver, and the quantity sent home was by no means small, yet somehow or other, we cannot manage to make profit nowadays, tho' the trade was never carried on in this country with so little expense; there must be a peg loose somewhere, that is a clear case, but I shall not pretend to say where the leakage is. The trade of this Department for the last outfit is certainly very good . and as we are now again to hunt beaver without restraint, I expect the current year will produce something even better than the last . The Columbia too has given large return for the last outfit but its expenses, I fear, will swallow all up, and probably more; our affairs in that quarter, I expect are in a very critical state. The Americans are pouring across the mountains by thousands, and if the Oregon question be not speedily settled, some serious mischief will assuredly arise before long. These grasping Republicans it appears insist on the line of 49 to the sea; if they get that, it will be better to give them the whole, the rest will be of little value to England and will rather be a source of trouble and annoyance than of real benefit to the nation; they have no just claim whatever to any portion of the territory, but John Bull, good honest soul as he is, terrible when his anger is up, allows himself to be cheated and gulled by every body who can manage to blurry and tickle him into good humour. For my own part, I sincerely wish we were well rid of the whole concern, for I strongly fear we shall then suffer the heaviest blow that ever fell on the fur trade." For much of the first half of the 19th century, Great Britain and the United States had jointly occupied the fur rich Oregon country (known as the Columbia District to the HBC), the northwest coast region west of the continental divide, north of the Columbia River to the 54th parallel. By 1844, however, with America's vision of manifest destiny in full swing, the U.S. laid claim to the region, launching the Fifty-four Forty or Fight campaign. Particularly debated was the area north of the Columbia but south of the 49th parallel (i.e. much of present day Washington State). Ross here argues that if that area were ceded, then the entire region to the 54th parallel might as well be foresaken. Two years later, the Oregon Treaty was signed, setting the boundary between the U.S. and Canada as the 49th parallel. 3pp, plus integral address leaf. Folded sheet. (Short separations at folds, hole from opening costing a few words). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        F. C. Schlossers Weltgeschichte für das deutsche Volk. Unter Mitwirkung des Verfassers bearbeitet von Dr. G. L. Kriegk. Hier: 19 Bände in 9 Büchern.

      Barrentrapp., Frankfurt/M., 1844 - Insgesamt ca. 9500 Seiten (XXVI/480, XVI/500, 566, 604, XXII/442, 465, IV/492, VIII/589, 480, 506, 480, 486, 482, 513, 628, XVI/499, 504, 475, 277 Seiten). Frakturdruck. - Inhalt: I. Geschichte der Alten Welt / Orientalische Völker. Völker der griechisch-römischen Zeit. II. Geschichte der Alten Welt / Völker der griechisch-römischen Zeit. III. Geschichte der Alten Welt / Völker der griechisch-römischen Zeit / Geschichte der Römer. IV. Geschichte der alten Welt / Völker der griechisch-römischen Zeit. V. Geschichte des Mittelalters. VI. Geschichte des Mittelalters. VII. Geschichte des Mittelalters. VIII. Geschichte des Mittelalters. IX. Geschichte der neueren Zeit. X. Geschichte der neueren Zeit. XI. Geschichte der neueren Zeit. XII. Geschichte der neueren Zeit. XIII. Geschichte der neueren Zeit. XIV. Geschichte der neueren Zeit / Geschichte des 17. Jahrhunderts. XV. Geschichte der neueren Zeit / Geschichte des 17. Jahrhunderts. XVI. Geschichte der neueren Zeit / Geschichte des 18. Jahrhunderts. XVII. Geschichte der neueren Zeit / Geschichte des 18. Jahrhunderts. XVIII. Geschichte der neueren Zeit / Geschichte der ersten Zeit des 19. Jahrhunderts. XIX. Vollständiges Namen- und Sachregister. Sprache: de Schwarze Halblederbände mit reicher Rückenvergoldung. (Leder gering und unauffällig berieben. Wenige Anfangsblätter in einigen Bänden etwas stockfleckig. Einzeilenstempel). - Im übrigen gut erhaltene, dekorative und saubere Exemplare in fester Bindung und ohne Eintragungen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Arvicola Pennsylvanicus (Wilsons Meadow Mouse) [Plate 45]

      Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1844. unbound. very good. Folio quadruped print. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Page measures 22" x 28". From First Imperial Folio edition of J.J. Audubon's "Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America". Overall wear, a few tears and chips to edges. Scattered smudging. John James Audubon (1785-1851) was an American naturalist, painter and ornithologist who did extensive field work studying birds before painting them. By the late 1830's, he was planning a new book on the viviparous quadrupeds of North America. Audubon was assisted by many family members in this enterprise including his two sons. Please visit our gallery for more Audubon prints.

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        Histoire de France (23 Tomes - Complet) : Première Série : Histoire de France (16 Tomes) - Seconde Série : Histoire de France. Révolution Française (7 Tomes - Complet). [ édition originale ]

      Perrodil 1844 - 23 vol. in-8 reliure d'époque demi-basane marron, tranches mouchetées, Librairie de Perrodil, Paris, 1844 et 1845, près de 450 pp. par volume Edition originale. Rare exemplaire bien complet des deux séries (première série : Histoire de France jusqu'à Louis XVI - Seconde série : Histoire de la Révolution Française). Une remarquable Histoire de France, passionnante et rédigée dans un style limpide, d'un point de vue catholique, par M. de Genoude (reliures lég. frottées avec un petit mq. en coiffe sup au tome 16 et un mq. en mors au tome 4 de la seconde série, coupes frottées avec petits chocs, rares rouss., le texte en en général d'une belle fraîcheur). Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'Art de Fumer ou la Pipe et le Cigare. Poeme en Trois Chants. Suivi de Notes. Beigebunden: Syphilis- Poème en deux chants. Notes par le docteur Giraudeau de Saint-Gervais; Biographie de Fracastor; Poème de Fracastor de la Syphilis. Fragment du Poème de Fracastor;.

      Paris, Lallemand-Lepine/ Bechet, 1844/45 - 8°, 94 S.; 86 S., Privat-Kart. d. Zeit m. Rückentitel, Etwas berieben, etwas stockfleckig. Auguste-Marseille Barthélemy (1796 -1867) französischer Dichter. In Paris konnte Berthélemy erfolgreich als Schriftsteller debütieren und zusammen mit Méry veröffentlichte er viele Satiren gegen die Bourbonen. Als Parteigänger Napoleons richteten sich diese Pamphlete meistenteils gegen Ludwig XVIII. und dessen Nachfolger. Durch ihren beißenden Spott, durch die Lebendigkeit und Leichtigkeit ihrer Verse gewannen diese bald einen großen Leserkreis. Da Barthélemys Angriffe auf Monarchie und Staat auch in der Julimonarchie immer heftiger und unkontrollierter wurden, regte der Bürgerkönig Louis Philippe an, ihm eine kleine Pension auszusetzen. diese war verbunden, mit der Auflage, nichts politisches mehr zu veröffentlichen und sich ins Privatleben zurückzuziehen. Der Plan ging auf und als die Öffentlichkeit davon erfuhr, sank seine Popularität. Dem Vorwurf, er habe sich kaufen lassen, versuchte Barthélemy vergeblich mit dem Gedicht ?Ma justification? zu begegnen.Barthélemy übersetze u.a. von Girolamo Fracastoro und Vergil. Girolamo Fracastoro (um1478 -1553), italienischer Arzt und Dichter. 1530 veröffentlichte Fracastoro in Verona ein berühmtes Gedicht über die Syphilis (Syphilis, sive morbi gallici, libri tres, ad Petrum Bembum). Der Krankheitsname Syphilis wird auf dieses Gedicht zurückgeführt. 1200 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Historical Geography of Arabia; or, the Patriarchal Evidences of Revealed Religion: a Memoir, with Illustrative Maps; and an Appendix, containing Translations, with an Alphabet and Glossary, of the Hamyaritic Inscriptions recently discovered in Hadramaut.

      London, Duncan and Malcolm, 1844. - 8vo. 2 vols. lxxxiii, (1), 357 pp; vi, 509 pp, (1), with two large folding frontispiece maps of the Arabian peninsula (56 cm x 41 cm), a large folding chart of inscriptions, 1 engraved plate of inscriptions, and one further folding translation of the same inscription. Lacking - apparently never bound with - the "vignette plate of Nakab el Hajar" supposed to face p. 335. Repairs to both maps. Only edition of this detailed study of place names, tribal geneaologies, and pre-Islamic inscriptions. "An attempt at the proof of the descent of the Arabs from Ishmael" (Ghani). Includes an interesting attack on Edward Gibbon's 'geographical' explanation for the rise of Islam out of Mecca; Forster denounces Gibbon's "scepticism" and "artful insinuations" by pointing out some of his errors in historical geography, meanwhile defending the claim of a Scriptural prophecy in favour of the descendants of Ishmael. Gay 3570. Ghani 136. Brunet 19594. NYPL Arabia Coll. 166. OCLC 4892705. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Derrotero de las Costas de la America Meridional. Comprehendas Entre la isla de Santa Catalina y el Maranhao; y entre la misma y el rio de la Plata: Escrito en Frances por El Baron Roussin, y El Capitan Barral Traducido por.Carbonell, Piloto Particular.

      Barcelona: Imprenta de D A Albert. 1844 - 4to, original tree calf, gilt decorations to spine. Title with decorative cut, (ii "El Traductor"), pp265, (ii, Erratas). Hand coloured lithograph of signals, 4 folding lithographic plates (Juan Doy del, Lit de Malis Rambla 88, Barca) , extending to 400 x 240mm each showing islands or approaches to harbours in Brazil as if viewed from the sea, to serve as identification on arrival. Rio de Janeiro.da Gabia, Cabo Frio, Maccahe, the same from different distances out to sea, Cabo del Aguitin (?), Espiritu Santo, Bahia, Los Abrolhos, Fernando de Noronha, Parahyba, Sta.Ana, Monte Ytacolouni. First Edition thus, Borba de Moraes p.150. COPAC lists only 2 copies, BL and Oxford. First and last sections of text waterstained, plates unaffected. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Buffalo Hunt, on Snow Shoes

      London 1844 - George Catlin (1794-1872); Illustrated plate from North American Indian Portfolio; London: 1844-48; Hand-colored lithograph; 16.5” x 22.5” paper size; 27.5” x 33.5” framed. In 1827, George Catlin, an illustrator from Philadelphia, became the first artist to attempt the perilous journey up the Missouri River, and the first to create visual records of his experiences traveling among the Plains Indians of North America. Catlin embarked upon his journey in the Spring of 1832, traveling from St. Louis up the Missouri on the steamboat Yellowstone to Fort Union, at the intersection of the Yellowstone and Missouri rivers. It was a path that Karl Bodmer was also to follow just a year later, leading along a series of trading posts that served as a conduit for the furs and pelts brought down from the Rocky Mountains and channeled east. Catlin’s motivation was entirely unselfish and idealistic, and he labored unceasingly to persuade his contemporaries that Native American culture should be honored and preserved. The artist himself best expressed his goal in the preface to the first edition of his North American Indian Portfolio: “The history and customs of such a people, preserved by pictorial illustrations, are themes worthy the lifetime of one man, and nothing short of the loss of my life shall prevent me from visiting their country and becoming their historian.” Catlin’s project filled a great need. After Lewis & Clark’s celebrated expedition up the Missouri River into the Pacific Northwest, Europeans read avidly of the sights and experiences of the voyage. They traced the route followed by the explorers, using the map that accompanied the wildly popular printed volumes on the journey. But a crucial aspect was missing from the accounts of the expedition of Lewis and Clark. Without pictorial documentation, Europeans (and Americans) were unable to visualize the all-but-unbelievable journey. This lack meant that the people, landscape, and customs of the vast American frontier remained abstract ideas -- and much less vividly imaginable -- to anyone who had not personally experienced the voyage. When Catlin first issued his volume in 1844, his animated, colorful, sympathetic views of Native Americans finally filled the void of imagery. Suddenly, Europeans and Americans were able to visualize the people and customs of whom they had read so extensively, and to gain a level of respect for the Native Americans, so often feared, misunderstood or misrepresented. Catlin’s work endeavors to tell the story of the Plains Indians in a logical, graphic way that is not evident in the works of artists and publishers who followed in his footsteps, most notably Bodmer and McKenney & Hall. Catlin introduces the viewer to three important tribes from different geographical areas (Pawnee, Osage, and Iroquois) in the first image; the second illustration presents the buffalo, the animal on which the Plains Indians depended for survival. Next, Catlin depicts the wild horses on the Plains, the manner in which the Indians broke them, and finally how the Indians used the horses to pursue the buffalo. The two main methods of killing the buffalo, with a lance and with a bow, are demonstrated in the subsequent print. The danger of the buffalo hunt follows, including an illustration of the Mandan buffalo dance. The effort to tell a story about the culture of the Plains Indians continues throughout the North American Indian Portfolio, in which Catlin sought to present Indian culture and activities from the Indian standpoint.

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        A Chattering Lory Sitting on a Branch of an Orange Tree

      - I. F. Beck A Chattering Lory Sitting on a Branch of an Orange Tree Oil on panel; framed size: 20 ½" x 15 ½" Signed along branch: "I. F. BECK 1844" By the beginning of the nineteenth century ornithology was almost considered a separate and specific area of scientific study. Its rise can be traced to the spiritual conflict and unrest of the seventeenth century which resulted in the flourishing of the sciences as new bodies devoted to the study of Nature were founded. In 1652, the Academia Naturæ Curiosorum, later the Academia Cæsarea Leopoldina, was established in Germany and a decade later saw the creation of the Royal Society of London. These were followed by the1666 foundation of the Académie des Sciences in France. As interest increased, collectors gathered drawings and paintings of birds for their “cabinets of curiosity” resulting in a great demand for ornithological illustration. However, the 1800s witnessed some of the greatest advances in this particular field. The growing democratization of the sciences resulted in a great increase in the quantity of literary material available and many of these were illustrated with studies executed by hand. European birds were not the only subjects to be observed and the remote regions of other continents also furnished zoological matter for literary works. With their world of exotic, hitherto unknown, creatures they became especially important to the study of natural history, because they stimulated observation and investigation. I. F. Beck’s striking study of the Chattering Lory is an example of this exploration of exotic ornithology. There are three species of lorius garrulous and all are listed as threatened birds in the Washington Conservation list. This spectacularly colored parrot inhabits two tiny islands named Morotai and Raou which are situated north of Halmahera island in the Moluccas, Indonesia. The artist skillfully presents an image of artistic beauty and scientific value by depicting the bird perched on an orange tree branch, with the west coast of Morotai island and Raou in the distance. The Moluccas, otherwise known as the Spice Islands, are a group of islands located in Eastern Indonesia, between Sulawesi and New Guinea. Volcanic in origin, the islands are lush and mountainous and were discovered by the Portuguese in 1512. During the following century, the islands reverted to Dutch control and the Dutch East India Trading Company established a trading post there. The British gained a foothold twice in the islands, but they became official Dutch colonies, once again, during the first quarter of the nineteenth century. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Nouveau Panorama du Rhin

      Delkeskamp, Frederic Guillaume. Note a Consulter pour le nouveau Panorama du Rhin depuis Mayence jusqu'a Cologne... Duexieme edition originale... Francfort, 1844 edition, 1st published 1840. Steel engraved panorama, 8' 2" by 10" wide, folded into a large 8vo modern cloth binding with the orig. labels on both front & back cover. 32pp text, 6 pp ads. The title page is dated 1840. A pale waterstain and some contemporary pencil notation otherwise good condition.

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        Commerce of the Prairies: or the Journal of a Santa Fé Trader, during Eight Expeditions Across the Great Western Prairies, and a Residence of Nearly Nine Years in Northern Mexico

      New York: Henry G. Langley, 1844 - A cornerstone account of the Sante Fe trail, and often reprinted. The folding map "Indian Territory, Northern Texas, and New Mexico" has been called by Wheat "a cartographic landmark." First edition, second issue, with a dual New York and London imprint in volume one. 2 vols., 12mo. 2 steel-engraved frontispieces, 4 wood-engraved plates, and 2 engraved maps (one folding). Small tear to upper right margin of folding map, with loss of 3 x 1 inches piece of map; 3 text vignettes. 320; 318 pp. Original gilt cloth. Both volumes rebacked, preserving original spines. Volume two binding without gilt pictorial stamp, thus probably a married set. Overall a good set. Wagner-Camp 108:1; Howes G401; Graff 1659; Sabin 28712; Streeter 378; Wheat (Transmississippi) 482; Streeter Texas 1502a; Dobie p.76; Flake 3716; Rader 1684; Rittenhouse 255 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition

      Harper & Bros., New York 1844 - 2 vols, octavo (20.5 x 13.5 cm), pp xii, (13) - 405, with folding map and 2 lithog. plates; xii, (13) - 406, with 3 lithog. plates. Publisher's cloth binding, brown cloth, blind-stamped, gilt titles on spine and stating 1845 at bottom of spine -- making this is the first edition with the second state of the binding. Wagner-Camp says that "Kendall's book is the best first-hand story of the ill-fated invasion of New Mexico in 1841, an unsuccessful effort to extend the western border of the Republic of Texas to the Rio Grande. The Texans, poorly supplied and led, were captured by the Mexicans and marched to prison in Mexico City. Kendall was later released and he returned to New Orleans and his newspaper, the `Picayune,' which he had helped to establish five years earlier. Accounts of some of the incidents first appeared in print in a series of articles in that newspaper in 1842 and subsequently [& partially plagiarized from Kendall] in Frederick Marryat's `Narrative of the Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet'." ( Wagner-Camp 110:2)This is a very good copy: the foxing is almost completely limited to the protective tissue guards of the plates; map is fine; binding is a trifle worn at bottom of spine and right front board of vol. 2; the gilt title material is still fresh and bright. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      New York. 1844. - Two volumes. 320; 318pp. plus one map and six plates. Modern three-quarter morocco and marbled boards, spines gilt, t.e.g. Some scattered foxing in first volume. Scattered marginal dampstaining and heavier foxing in second volume. In first volume there is a contemporary ownership signature across part of title ("C.B. Scully") and on fly leaf, with previous ownership inscription neatly crossed out on fly leaf ("Mary Parker Aug. 20, 1844"). Overall very good. Lacks the folding map. First edition, first issue. One of the landmark books of Western Americana, Gregg's book is acclaimed by all sources as the principal contemporary authority on the Santa Fe Trail and trade, the Indians of the south plains, and New Mexico in the Mexican period. J. Frank Dobie calls it "one of the classics of bedrock Americana." It gives a lively, intimate, and personal account of experiences on the prairies and in northern Mexico. The map, not present in this copy, called a "cartographical landmark" by Wheat, is among the most important of the early Southwest. WAGNER-CAMP 108:1. RITTENHOUSE 255. GRAFF 1662. STREETER TEXAS 1502. FLAKE 3716. HOWES G401. WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI 482. DOBIE, p.76. STREETER SALE 378. SABIN 28712.

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        Orlando, The Princess

      J. Moore, London 1844 - Image Size : 440x620 (mm), 17.25x24.375 (Inches), Platemark Size : 495x635 (mm), 19.5x25 (Inches), Paper Size : 535x675 (mm), 21x26.5 (Inches), Hand Colored, Aquatint

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        COMMERCE OF THE PRAIRIES: or the Journal of a Santa Fé Trader, During Eight Expedition Across the Great Western Prairies, and a Residence of Nearly Nine Years in Northern Mexico

      Henry G. Langley / Wiley and Putnam, New York & London 1844 - Second issue, with the dual title page imprint. Two volumes, original dark brown pictorial cloth stamped in gilt (vaquero on front covers, Indian with bow and arrow on spines), decorated in blind, fore and top page edges untrimmed. Vol I: pp [2], (xvi), (17)-320, [2] + frontispiece with tissue guard + 2 plates + 1 folding map; 2 illustrations in text. Vol II: pp viii, (9)-318, [4] + frontispiece with tissue guard + 1 map ("Map of the Interior of Northern Mexico") + 2 plates; two vignettes in text. Rebacked, with original spines laid down (some original cloth loss at ends, but lettering intact). Vol I has damp staining to covers, with damp mark to upper half of text throughout, "Commerce" on spine a little rubbed, small hole to front free endpaper, some foxing, occasional mildew spots to upper margins of late leaves, corner tear to pp 207-08 with loss of only a few letters (but not sense), two margin tears neatly repaired. Vol II has endpapers renewed with period paper, some foxing but not staining, lacking first blank leaf? The plates and tissue guards in both have tanning.The green coloured folding map (" A Map of the Indian Territory, Northern Texas and New Mexico Showing the Great Western Prairies") has a two inch closed tear to lower inner corner very neatly repaired and one misfold, but is otherwise nice and clean. In all, a good solid pair, no owner names, all plates & maps present. One of the landmark books of Western Americana, considered by some authorities as one of the 10 most important. "The Santa Fe Trail ranks with the Chisholm Trail in its historical importance as a place in the West, and Gregg is the classic of that trail and the commerce on it. It was written by a man who spent nine years as a Santa Fe trader and who knew the trail, the varmints and plants along it, the Indians, and his Mexican customers. He kept a diary, and his carefully recorded notes were before him as he wrote the book. It has been source material for all the other books on the Santa Fe Trail and trade." - Jeff Dykes The map, called a "cartographical landmark" by Wheat, is one of the most important of the early Southwest. Flake 3716. Howes G401. Sabin 28712. 12mo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition - 2 vols.

      Harper & Bros., NY 1844 - 1sts, in original cloth, vol. 1 good plus, vol. 2 very good minus. Though the text and plates are foxed, vol. 1 more heavily so, the blind- and gilt-stamped cloth looks much better than usual. Corners bumped and worn; spine ends worn a little. The last page of text in vol. 1, p. 405 is loose, and the rear free endpaper is missing. The hinges in that volume have been repaired, probably a long time ago. The folding map is somewhat foxed, and has several sm. bookworm holes, though I find no insect damage elsewhere. The first few pp. of Chapter 1 are more heavily stained than those following. P. 397-8 has a foreedge tear. Vol. 2 is overall better but still foxed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Scènes de la vie privée et publique des Animaux.Etudes de Moeurs contemporaines.

      J. Hetzel, Paris 1844 - 2 volumes in-4 ( 270x190 mm ) demi chagrin noir à coins, dos à 5 larges nerfs, titre et tomaison dorés, filets dorés et à froid dans les caissonsn filets dorés sur les plats.Etudes de moeurs contempraines publiées sous la direction de M.P.-J. STAHL avec la collaboration de Messieurs DE BALZAC, BAUDE, DE LA BEDOLLIERRE, BERNARD, JANIN, LEMOINE, NODIER, GEORGE SAND, L'Héritier d l'Ain, Alfred de MUSSET, Paul de MUSSET, Madame M. MENISSIER NODIER, Louis VIARDOT.Ouvrage illustré de Vignettes par GRANDVILLE sur planches hors-texte.Tome I. 386 pages.Faux-titre. Titre gravé. Titre. Préface de P.-J. Stahl. Prologue. Résumé parlementairepar Stahl.Histoire d'un Lièvre par Sthal.Mémoires d'un Crocodile par De La Bedollierre.Peines de coeur d'une Chatte anglaise par De Balzac.Les aventures d'un Papillon par Stahl.Les animaux médecins par Bernard.Courcriminelle de justice animale par de La Bédollierre.L'Ours par Baude.Guide-Ane à l'usage des animaux qui veulent parvenir aux honneurs par De Balzac.Le Rat philosophe par Lemoine.Voyage d'un moineau de Paris par George Sand.Un Renard pris au piège par Nodier.Le premier feuilleton de pistolet par Janon.Souvenirs d'une vieille Corneille par Stahl.Voyage d'un Lion d'Afrique à Paris par De Balzac.Au Lecteur par Stahl.Tome II. 390 pages.Encore une Révolution par Stahl.Pérégrination mémorable du Doyen des Crapauds par L'Héritier de l'Ain.Les souffrances d'un Scarabée par Paul de Musset.Topaze, Peintre de portraits par Louis Viardot.Les peines de coeur d'une Chatte française par Stahl.Lettres d'une Hirondelle à une Serine au couvent des iseaux par Madame M. Ménissier Nodier.Le septième ciel, voyage au-delà des nuages par Stahl.Les amours de deux Bêtes par de Balzac.Vie et opinions philosophiques d'un Pingouin par Stahl.Tablettes de la Girafe par Nodier.Histoire d'un Merle blanc par Alfred de Musset.Oraison funèbre d'un Ver à Soie par Stahl.Dernier chapître par Stahl. Illustrés.

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        Historiae Mundi, Libri XXXVII, Volumen Primum and Secundum / Della Storia Naturale Di C. Plinio Secondo, Libri XXXVII, Volume Primo and Secondo

      Venetiis / Venezia: Excudit Joseph Antonelli / Dalla Tip. Di Giuseppe Antonelli Ed.. 1844. Two volume set. Gilt stamped half leather with marbled boards. Text in Italian and Latin. Good only with pages foxed and dampstained, extremities worn, leather faded on volume two with the boards a bit bowed from water damage. Contains the life and works of Pliny the naturalist, Geographical Index, Index of authors Index historical index of natural things, or zoology, botany, mineralogy, with notes. .

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        5 historical atlases, bound in 1 volume] I: Atlas historico de la Tierra Santa, que contiene catorce mapas, en el cual estan marcadas las diferentes divisiones y modificaciones territoriales de la Tierra Santa en las epocas mas importantes de su historia y una noticia de todos los sucesos de interes y la indicacion de los lugares que en que acontecieron: con el objeto de facilitar la lectura e inteligencia de todas las obras relativas a la historia de la Tierra Santa. II: Atlas historico de Espana, que contiene ocho mapas, (.). III: Atlas historico de Francia, que contiene veinte y un mapas, (.). IV: Atlas historico de Inglaterra, que contiene seis mapas, (.). V: Atlas historico de Grecia e Italia, que contiene nueve mapas (.).,

      Barcelona, Imprenta de Brusi 1840- 1844 - 3 Bll. + 14 ganzseitige gestochene und grenzkolorierte Karten, / 3 Bll. + 8 ganzseitige gestochene und grenzkolorierte Karten, / 3 Bll. + 21 ganzseitige ( 2 doppelseitige) gestochene und grenzkolorierte Karten, / 3 Bll. + 6 ganzseitige gestochene und grenzkolorierte Karten, / 3 Bll. + 9 ganzseitige gestochene und grenzkolorierte Karten, / 4 weitere Kartenblätter beigebunden (Suiza, Holanda y Belgica, America Septentrional, America Meridional). kleine Papier-Bibliothekssignatur auf Rücken, Einband berieben und bestoßen, Papier teils etwas fleckig und braun-/stockfleckig, teils mit kleinem schwache alten Wasserrand, ansonsten gut erhaltenes Exemplar, Text in Spanisch / contemporary halfleather, ex-library copy (Jesuits-library) with stamps, binding rubbed and bumped, paper a bit stained and foxed, partially slightly waterstained, otherwise fine, text in Spanish, Sprache: es Gewicht in Gramm: 1500 Folio (ca. 34 x 26 cm), Halbleder der Zeit, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sense and Sensibility 1844 (2 Volume Set) Rare Leather Bindings

      GREGORY, COLLINS & REYNOLDS, LONDON 1844 - Both title pages are brillantly colored Illuminated or printed ? Title pages same except notation of volume bottom of Volume One only in eight of inch type or smaller Gregory, Collins and Reynolds. Textblock loose front cover nearly detached from spine; Gold gilt tooled original leather bindings. rubbed, worn edges; Volume One 239 pages; Volume Two 224 pages DATE PUBLISHED: 1844 EDITION: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Commerce of the Prairies

      Henry G. Langley, New York 1844 - FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE (with only New York in imprint), complete with large folding map. One of the most valuable and comprehensive sources for understanding pioneer life in the Great Plains and Southwest. The large folding map is the first to display the Staked Plains of Texas. Hailed as a cartographic landmark, it includes the locations of forts, military roads, and trading posts. It also identifies the Oregon Trail and Native American settlements, and traces the routes of the earlier explorers Boone, Long, Pike, and Cooke. Convinced that a journey west was necessary to restore his health, Josiah Gregg, in 1831 set out from Missouri on the first of what was to become eight journeys across the prairies. An acute observer, Gregg took careful notes of the geography and geology of the Southwest, and the attitudes and culture of the people (including particularly valuable insights into the Indians of Texas and New Mexico). Over a decade later, "Gregg began compiling his travel notes into a readable manuscript and in the summer of 1843 went to New York to secure a publisher. His Commerce of the Prairies, which came out in two volumes in 1844, was an immediate success. It went through two new editions in 1845, later a fourth and fifth edition, and in 1857 appeared in a sixth edition under a different title. The book, which also had a large sale in England and was translated into French and German, remains the cornerstone for all studies of the Santa Fe Trail" (H. Allen Anderson, Handbook of Texas Online). New York: Henry G. Langley, 1844. Octavo, original gilt-stamped brown cloth. Two volumes. A clean, bright, un-restored copy in the original cloth: text clean with only light foxing. Scarce and fragile map fine save for one closed tear at the far right hand side, starting at the main horizontal crease and continuing for 2" diagonally upward and to the left; some loss to head and tail of spine of volume I, bindings unusually clean and bright. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Adjoining Countries. From the Latter Part of the Reign of Edward II to the Coronation of Edward IV. Two volume set

      London: William Smith. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. Minor scrubbing and scuffing to leather along extremities. Aeg. 1844. Reprint. Red gilt-decorated hardback leather cover. 250mm x 190mm (10" x 7"). 768pp; 733pp. Hand-finished chromolithographic illustrations based on the MS. from the British Museum and the Bibliotheque Royale Paris; additional b/w illustations within the text. Beautiful set. .

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