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      Imprenta de la Sociedad de Operarios del mismo Arte - Madrid. 1844.VII+363Pág+XXXII+6 Bellas láminas. 23x16. Holandesa. Historia militar y politica de Zumalacarregui, y de los sucesos de la guerra de las provincias del norte, enlazados a su época y a su nombre. Profusamente ilustrado. Edición de lujo. Magnífica Obra. Ref 13 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Histoire des villes de France avec une introduction générale pour chaque province.

      Furne et Cie - Perrotin - H. Fournier, Paris 1844 - 6 volumes in-4 reliure demi chagrin, plats et gardes marbrés, têtes dorées, ( 1844 - 1848 ). Ouvrage illustré de 12 planches hors-texte de blason en chromolithographie, 89 gravures sur acier hors-texte, et une grande carte gravée dépliante in-fine. Bel ensemble très bien relié.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Paroli]
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        Ansicht mit der Kilianskapelle von Südosten mit dem Treppenaufgang zum Schloß.

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Album di quarantauna incisioni del celebre Rembrandt ritagliate da Francesco Novelli

      Giuseppe Zanetti 1844 - Album di quarantauna incisioni del celebre Rembrandt ritagliate da Francesco Novelli per la prima volta ora raccolte e con brevi illustrazioni dichiarate da Francesco Zanotto. Giuseppe Zanetti Editeur, co tipi del Gaspari, Venezia, 1844. In-4. H320xL230mm. Album comprenant 41 sujets gravés à l'eau-forte d'après Rembrandt, par Francesco NOVELLI (Venise 1767-1836). Epreuves sur papier vélin (parfois 2 sujets sur la même feuille). Traces de mouillures et quelques rousseurs claires sur quelques pages. Couverture cartonnée usagée. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: SAS MARTINEZ D.]
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        The Poetical Works of Charles Churchill

      London - William Pickering, 1844. London - William Pickering, 1844 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An attractive set of The Poetical Works of Charles Churchill with copious notes and a life of the author by W. Tooke. From The Aldine Edition of the British Poets. Complete in three volumes. There is an engraved portrait of Charles Churchill in volume I. Charles Churchill (February, 1732 - 4 November 1764), was an English poet and satirist. The Rosciad was his first successful poem, which appeared in March 1761. This reckless and amusing satire described with the most disconcerting accuracy the faults of the various actors and actresses on the London stage. Its immediate popularity was no doubt largely due to its personal character, but its vigour and raciness make it worth reading even now when the objects of Churchill's wit are forgotten. Churchill's satire made him many enemies, and brought reprisals. In Night, an Epistle to Robert Lloyd (1761), he answered the attacks made on him, offering by way of defence the argument that any faults were better than hypocrisy. His scandalous conduct brought down the censure of the dean of Westminster, and in 1763 the protests of his parishioners led him to resign his offices. The Rosciad had been refused by several publishers, and was finally published at Churchill's own expense. He received a considerable sum from the sale. Condition: In blue crushed Morocco leather bindings with gilt lettering to the spines. Externally, sound with slight rubbing. There is some wear to the corners and spines on all volumes. Internally, firmly bound. Hinges on volume I are tender. Hinges on volumes II and II are starting but firm. Foxed to the first and last few pages on all volumes, but otherwise fairly clean with scattered light spotting. There is a bookplate to the front pastedown on all three volumes. Overall: GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Diaries and Correpondence of James Harris

      London - Richard Bentley, 1844. London - Richard Bentley, 1844 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of the letters and diaries of diplomatist and First Earl of Malmesbury, James Harris. With frontispieces to volume I and III. As a statesman, Malmesbury had an influence among his contemporaries which is scarcely to be understood from his writings, but which must have owed much to personal charm of manner and persuasiveness of tongue; as a diplomatist, he seems to have deserved his reputation, and shares with Macartney, Auckland and Whitworth the credit of raising diplomacy from a profession in which only great nobles won the prizes to a career opening the path of honour to ability. One historian called him the greatest English diplomat of the eighteenth century. Three volumes of four only. Condition: In cloth bindings. Externally sound, though with some fading to the spines and marks to the boards. Three hinges strained. Some wear to the heads of the spines and corners. Splitting to the cloth on the front joint of volume III. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places. Pages are bright, though with some scattered light spotting. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Biographie Portative Universelle

      Paris- J.-J Dubochet et Cie, 1844. Paris- J.-J Dubochet et Cie, 1844 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A useful and meticulously compiled copy of the french Biographie Portative Universelle (Portable Universal Biography) publishedby J. -J Dubochet et Cie. Text isfollowed by a 'table chronologique et alphabetique ou trouvent repartisen cinquante-quatre classes les noms mentionnes dans l'ouvrage' (an alphabetical or chronological table and are left in fifty-four classes names mentioned in the book). In French. Condition: In a half morocco binding with marbled boards. Externally, very smart with some shelfwear only. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean with only the odd spot. Overall Condition: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Croniques de London

      London - The CamdenSociety, 1844. London - The CamdenSociety, 1844 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A copy of the 'Croniques de London' or'The French Chronicle of London', from the forty fourth year of King Henry III to the seventeenth year of Edward III. Edited from a manuscript in the Cottonian Library by George James Aungier. Transcribed from the latter portion of a small parchment preserved among the Cottonian Manuscripts and appears to have been originally written in the fourteenth century, but accordingto thebook's editor'no clue exists by which the name of the writer can be ascertained'. The main text has been written in the old Norman French with the introduction being in modernEnglish. Condition: In a blind stamped cloth binding. Externally, sound with slight rubbing,marksand some shelfwear to the top and tail of the spine. Internally, firmly bound, bright and generally clean with just some light scattered spotting. Overall Condition: VERY GOOD..

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        Poems (Including "Twas the Night Before Christmas")

      New York: Bartlett and Welford, 1844.. New York: Bartlett and Welford, 1844. First edition. Octavo, full red morocco binding, gilt titles on to the spine. Gilt tooling to the front and rear panel, all edges gilt. Contains the first appearance of Moore's famous poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas" ("Twas the Night Before Christmas"). In near fine condition with light wear. The first appearance of the poem in book form was in an anthology, The New-York Book of Poetry published in 1834. Clement C. Moore's Poems is much rarer than The New-York Book of Poetry and is the desired first edition, as it contains only Moore's poems. A very sharp copy of this important work. Moore, a professor of Hebrew, wrote the poem in 1822 as a Christmas gift for his children. A house guest copied it in the fall of 1823, and later sent her copy to the editor of the Troy Sentinel, where it was first published, anonymously, December 23, 1823… The authorship was first disclosed in the Troy Budget, December 23, 1838… Not until St. Nicholas passed through the crucible of Doctor Clement Clarke Moore's mind and imagination did the patron saint of childhood ever ride in a sleigh, or have eight tiny reindeer… Nor was he dressed in furs, nor did he smoke a pipe, nor did he ever get into the homes of good little boys and girls by going down chimneys" (Grolier American 100, 52).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Les classiques de la table, à l?usage des praticiens et des gens du monde

      Paris, chez Martinon, 1844. In / 8 reliure demi - basane, dos lisse à filets et titre dorés, 528 p., 14 planches hors - texte avec serpentes, illustrations in - texte. Découpe de papier dans le coin inférieur de la page de titre ; rousseurs éparses ; quelques titres de chapitre soulignés en table des matières. Vicaire p. 176. Textes d?éminents gastronomes : Berchoux, Grimod de la Reynière, Colnet, de Cussy, Lalanne, Carême, ... Avec leurs portraits gravés. relié Bon état

      [Bookseller: Livres Anciens Lucas Philippe]
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        "Bamberg, Haupt Ansicht der Domkirche". Frontansicht, im Vordergrund mehrere Personengruppen und vierspänniger Leiterwagen.

      . Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Deroy nach Chapuy, 1844, 38 x 27 cm..

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        A Treatise on the Law of Evidence. Volume I [only]. Second Edition. Cohen 5060

      Charles C. Little & James Brown [etc.], Boston 1844 - Original sheep, quite worn, the front joint cracking but firm and the label lacking, yet quite a clean, usable copy Second edition of the first volume of Greenleaf's seminal treatise, predating the appearance of the second volume (in 1846), grouped by Roscoe Pound with the great early American legal texts "as a significant force in our legal development"

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc., member ABAA]
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        Historia de Inglaterre

      Barcelona - Imprenta del Imparcial, 1844. Barcelona - Imprenta del Imparcial, 1844 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An illustratedhistory of England in Spanish. Illustrated throughout withmany engraved plates, including one folding map. Part of the Panoram Universal: Europa series. bookplate of Angeles Magnetvita to front pastedowns. Volumes I, 2 and 4. Three volumes of a four volume set only. Condition: In full tree-calf bindings. Externally sound, though with some rubbing to the extremities, and some wear to the boards. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright, with just the occasional instance of foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Souvenirdarstellung auf einem Briefbogen mit 20 Ansichten, eingefaßt in ornamentaler Bordüre, "Bremen ..".

      . Lithographie b. G. Hunckel in Bremen, dat. 1844, Bogengröße 28 x 22,5 (H). Brief mit 4 Seiten von Adelheid Bruns ( Bremen ) an Madam Weise in Hamburg. Seite 1 besitzt mittig ein ausgefülltes Schriftfeld und ist allseitig umgeben mit Bremer Ansichten. Darunter Gesamtansicht, Rathaus, Börse, .. Gelehrtenschule, Arbeitshaus, .. Krankenhaus, Theater, Union, Museum, Schütting Stadthaus usw. - Seite 2 ist nicht beschrieben. Seite 3 ist beschrieben, Seite 4 mit der Hamburger Adresse sowie Poststempel. - Mit alten Quer- und Längsfalten und einem kleinem Loch durch alle Seiten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        1] "Widok Ryszeliowskiéj willi pod Odessa."; [2] "Widok Odessy od Peresypu."; [3] [20 widokow miasta]

      - Typ: zestaw 3 rycin; Haslo: Odessa/?????/??????; Przyn. adm.: Kresy - Ukraina-Odessa; Sygnatura: Ryciny niesygnowane.; Technika: Litografie; Format: 1) 140x186, 2) 74x220 (ramka), 3) 146x221 (ramka).; Pochodzenie: Z: Przyjaciel Ludu nr 8 z 24.08.1844: 1) s.57, 2) s.60, 3) s.61.; Uwagi: Zachowane cale karty wraz z anonimowym tekstem. Ciekawa i bogata ikonografia miasta.Rycina 3): "Dom Hr. Woroncowa. Gielda. Hotel Petersburski. Dom Hr. Witta. Most Sabaniewa. Teatr. Hotel Ryszeliego. Lyceum Ryszeliego. Instytut Panien szlacheckich. Drukarnia Policyi. Katedra. Lazaret. Komora celna. Stary Bazar. Nowy Bazar. Bulward."; Kategorie tematyczne: architektura budynki uzytecznosci publicznej domy, kamienice gastronomia katedry kompozycje (w tym wielowidokowe) koscioly mosty panoramy rezydencje szkoly szpitale teatry, gospodarka finanse / Architektur Brücken/Brücke Gastronomie Häuser/Wohnhäuser/Haus/Wohnhaus Kathedralen/Kathedrale Kirchen/Kirche Kompositionen (darunter mit vielen Ansichten)/Komposition Krankenhäuser/Krankenhaus Panoramas/Panorama Residenzen/Residenz Schulen/Schule Theater öffentliche Gebäude, Wirtschaft Finanzwesen / architecture bridges/bridge cathedrals/cathedral churches/church compositions (including multiview ones) hospitals/hospital houses/tenement houses/house/tenement house panoramas/panorama public-use buildings/public-use building rezydencje/residences, manors/residence, manor schools/school the catering/gastronomy theatres/theatre, economy finances / Lithographie / lithograph; Ryciny w ladnym stanie (po konserwacji).

      [Bookseller: POLIART Beata Kalke]
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        Malerisch-technischer Atlas der k. k. Staatseisebahn-Strecke von Mürzzuschlag bis Gratz in Steiermark.

      Wien, H. F. Müller, o. J. (um 1844).. 4°. Mit 2 mehrf. gefalt. lithogr. Tafeln u. 2 lithogr. Stadtplänen auf den Innendeckeln. Zus. mit Textheft (24 S. mit 2 [1 gefalt.] Tabellen u. einer mehrf. gefalt. lithogr. Tafel) in bedrucktem OPp.-Umschlag.. Erstausgabe. - Das Textheft mit dem Titel "Statistisch-topographische und technische Notizen über die k. k. Staatseisenbahnstrecke". Die Stadtpläne von Wien und Graz. Die erste Tafel "Situation und Profil der k. k. Staatseisenbahnstrecke [...] nebst den malerischen Ansichten der merkwürdigsten Punkte vom Semmering an bis Gratz" mit 17 Detailansichten von Semmering, Krieglach, Langenwang, Kindberg, Kapfenberg, Bruck, Peggau, Judendorf-Straßengel, Graz usw. sowie einem Höhen- u. Längenprofil der Bahnstrecke. Die zweite Tafel "Zusammenstellung der geometrischen Ansichten der bedeutenden Kunstbauten der k. k. Staatseisenbahnstrecke [...]" mit Ansichten von diversen Brücken und Gebäuden des Grazer Bahnhofs. Die Tafel des Textheftes zeigt "Situations-Pläne der 14 Stationen der k. k. Staatseisenbahn-Strecke [...]" und gibt einen genauen Lageplan der Bahnhöfe in den Orten Mürzzuschlag, Langenwang, Krieglach, Kindberg, Marein, Kapfenberg, Bruck a. d. Mur, Bärnegg, Mixnitz, Frohnleiten, Peggau, Stübing, Judendorf u. Graz. - Einband bestoßen u. fleckig. Tlw. etw. stock- bzw. fingerfleckig. - Schlossar 100; Neuner II, 961; Nebehay/W. I, 140.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes]
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        Malerisch-technischer Atlas der k. k. Staatseisebahn-Strecke von Mürzzuschlag bis Gratz in Steiermark.,

      Wien, H. F. Müller, o. J. (um 1844). - Erstausgabe. - Das Textheft mit dem Titel „Statistisch-topographische und technische Notizen über die k. k. Staatseisenbahnstrecke". Die Stadtpläne von Wien und Graz. Die erste Tafel „Situation und Profil der k. k. Staatseisenbahnstrecke [.] nebst den malerischen Ansichten der merkwürdigsten Punkte vom Semmering an bis Gratz" mit 17 Detailansichten von Semmering, Krieglach, Langenwang, Kindberg, Kapfenberg, Bruck, Peggau, Judendorf-Straßengel, Graz usw. sowie einem Höhen- u. Längenprofil der Bahnstrecke. Die zweite Tafel „Zusammenstellung der geometrischen Ansichten der bedeutenden Kunstbauten der k. k. Staatseisenbahnstrecke [.]" mit Ansichten von diversen Brücken und Gebäuden des Grazer Bahnhofs. Die Tafel des Textheftes zeigt „Situations-Pläne der 14 Stationen der k. k. Staatseisenbahn-Strecke [.]" und gibt einen genauen Lageplan der Bahnhöfe in den Orten Mürzzuschlag, Langenwang, Krieglach, Kindberg, Marein, Kapfenberg, Bruck a. d. Mur, Bärnegg, Mixnitz, Frohnleiten, Peggau, Stübing, Judendorf u. Graz. - Einband bestoßen u. fleckig. Tlw. etw. stock- bzw. fingerfleckig. - Schlossar 100; Neuner II, 961; Nebehay/W. I, 140. Sprache: ge Gewicht in Gramm: 500 4°. Mit 2 mehrf. gefalt. lithogr. Tafeln u. 2 lithogr. Stadtplänen auf den Innendeckeln. Zus. mit Textheft (24 S. mit 2 [1 gefalt.] Tabellen u. einer mehrf. gefalt. lithogr. Tafel) in bedrucktem OPp.-Umschlag. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes]
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        Tre opbyggelige Taler. MDCCCXLIV.

      . 1. udgave. Kbhvn. 1844. 70 s. + To opbyggelige Taler. MDCCCXLIV. 1. udgave. Kbvhn. 1844. 59 s. Indbundet i et samtidig halvlaederbind med guldtryk pa ryggen.<br>Bound in one contemporary halfleatherbinding gilt on spine. * Himmelstrup 60 + 61..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Philosophiske Smuler eller En Smule Philosophi. Aff Johannes Climacus.

      1. udgave. Kbhvn. 1844. 164 s. Ubeskåret svagt brunplettet heftet eksemplar, foromslag med svagt skjold forneden; bogryggen skæv, ryggen med rift foroven. 1st edition. Uncut copy in publisher's cover, frontcover weakly stained, curvature of the spine.. Himmelstrup 62

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosells Antikvariat]
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        Erinnerung an Hamburg. Souvenirblatt mit 15 Ansichten. Kolorierte Federlithographie von Wilhelm Heuer nach L.Sommerschuh.

      Hamburg - St.Pauli, Verlag der Altonaer Buchhandlung, (1844).. 20,0 x 25,0 cm. Äußerst seltenes Blatt. Salamon 2.3.Ans 4 (ohne Abbildung). Ansicht des Hafens, umgeben von 14 kleinen Ansichten. Nicht in der Sammlung Salamon. [SW - Ansicht].

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Heinz Tessin]
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      Tübingen Cotta, 1844.. VIII, 575 Seiten Leinen der Zeit mit blindgeprägten Deckelvignetten und goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und ebs. Verzierung.. Arens-Kemminghaus 2. ,- Goed.-Jacob II, 1 356.2,- Erste bei Cotta erschienene Ausgabe unter dem Namen Droste Hülshoff. Rücken etwas verblasst, Einband leicht gelockert, Text papierbedingt etwas fleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Michael Solder]
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        Lettres de Madame de Sevigne avec les notes de tous les commentateurs. 6 Bände.

      Paris, Firmin Didot, 1844,. 8vo (18 x 11 cm). Ldr. d. Zeit auf 5 unechten Bünden m. dekorativer Rückenvergoldung, 2 RSchildern, Deckelfileten u. blindgeprägt. Steh- u. Innenkanten. Fein marmorierte Vorsatzpapiere u. marmorierter Schnitt.. Minimal berieben. Name u. Löchlein am Titelbl. von Bd. 1. Stellenweise etw. stockfleckig. Prachtstück französischer Einbandkunst der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts mit feiner Vergoldung u. herrlichen Marmorpapieren.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Düwal]
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        A Christmas Carol, in Prose, Being a Ghost Story of Christmas

      Carey & Hart, Philadelphia 1844 - Original dark bue embossed cloth with gilt wreath motif and lettering on spine. The exceedingly scarce first American edition, published only one year after the English first and a near facsimile, with four hand-colored plates and the four half-page black and white illustrations by John Leech now appearing as full-page ilustrations. With "Stave I" and title page in red and blue. A superb copy with original cloth quite clean and unrubbed with only a few faint minor water marks; the gilt on spine only slightly rubbed, corners slightly rubbed, hinges in tact. Thumbing and some browntoning internally, but minor. A near fine copy of what is now considered to be a very rare and desirable Dickens edition. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Edward Nudelman Rare Books]
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        Kerkerpoesien. XII, 78 S., 1 w. Bl. Bibliophiler Halblederbd (P. Weihersmüller) auf 5 Bünden mit Rückentitel und Rückenvergoldung. Der bedruckte Orig.-Umschlag ist beigebunden.

      Hamburg, Hoffmann und Campe, 1844.. . Erste Ausgabe, selten wie alle Schriften Weitlings. Mit dem nahezu unauffindbaren Orig.-Umschlag. Enthält Erlebnisse, Träume, Anklagen gegen seine Richter und die Gesellschaft, die ihn im Kerker verkommen ließ, sowie 'Gemüthsstimmungen', die Weitling im Gefängnis, in das ihn sein 'Evangelium für arme Sünder' gebracht hatte, verfasst hat. Weitling, als Handwerker teils Proletarier, teils Kleinbürger, bildete ein "Mittelglied zwischen dem utopischen und dem proletarischen Sozialismus" (Mehring). So übten die 'Kerkerpoesien' Einfluss sowohl auf die bürgerlich-sentimentale Lyrik eines Beck als auch auf die revolutionäre Lyrik aus. Ohne Zweifel gehören diese Gedichte zu den frühesten Zeugnissen der deutschen Arbeiterlyrik. - Nur gelegentlich etwas fleckig, der Umschlag stärker. Schönes, unbeschnittenes Exemplar. - Stammhammer I 261. Borst 2148.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Braecklein]
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      "Ashland," in [Lexington, Ky.]. November 18, 1844 - October 19, 1848.. "Ashland," in [Lexington, Ky.]. November 18, 1844 - October 19, 1848.. Six autograph letters, signed, on folded folio or octavo sheets. A total of [13]pp. Some 3000 total words. Old folds. Letter of February 4, 1845 with a neat split along the lower horizontal fold, with the bottom third of both sheets detached, but present. Very clean and legible, and in very good condition overall. A fascinating group of six autograph letters, signed, from Henry Clay to Mary S. Bayard, the wife of former Sen. Richard Bayard of Delaware, discussing Clay&#39;s runs for the presidency in 1844 and 1848, the state of the Whig party, his personal feelings on politics and on Washington, and a variety of other subjects. Clay was one of the most consequential and influential figures in antebellum American politics, and these letters from the Great Compromiser give excellent insight into the thoughts of a natural politician while he was out of power, but still hoping to influence national issues. The letters also show that Clay&#39;s famed rhetorical skills had an analogue in his eloquent pen. At the time he wrote these letters, Clay (1777-1852) did not hold elective office, having resigned from the Senate in 1842 to prepare for the presidential election of 1844, in which he was the Whig nominee. Clay lost the very close 1844 election to Democrat James K. Polk (his third loss in a run for the presidency), and it is in the wake of that defeat that the first letter in this group was written. All six of the letters are written from Clay at his Kentucky home, Ashland, to Mary S. Bayard (1804-1886) wife of the former Whig Senator from Delaware, Richard Bayard, and a granddaughter of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. The final letter is dated October 19, 1848, just four months before the Kentucky legislature returned Clay to the U.S. Senate. The first letter is dated November 18, 1844, and even though voting in the election was not yet complete, Clay writes to Mrs. Bayard (in reply to her letter of November 4) that "the foreboding of the defeat of the Whig Party, which you appear to have entertained even at its date, are realized." He goes on to describe his feelings, having lost a third bid for the presidency: "Your kind and soothing letter reached me most opportunely, for it came to me in the same mail that bore intelligence which satisfied me that our case was lost. The spread of religion, of philosophy and of friendship which it embodied served to weaken the blow what fell upon me. I will not disguise, my dear friend, that I felt the severity of that blow, more perhaps because two weeks ago it was altogether unexpected by me here.....But, much as this sad event affects me personally, I feel much more for my country and my friends. I am but a poor mortal, whose life has nearly reached the ordinary limit of human existence. But the country comprehends many millions, and the nation, it is to be hoped, will remain for ages to come. And my friends, by this event, are cut out of that share in the conduct of public affairs to which, from their values, their talents and their cruel proscription, they were justly entitled." In the next letter, dated February 4, 1845, it is Clay&#39;s turn to console Mrs. Bayard, as he writes to her with his regrets upon hearing of her husband&#39;s loss to fellow Whig, John Clayton, in the election to be United States Senator from Delaware. Clay assures Mrs. Bayard that he did not support Clayton, though he was asked, and then turns philosophical in consideration of the plans that providence has for their country: "I own, with you, that I can discern scarcely a faint glimpse of light breaking through the dark gloom of the future. My only trust is in Providence, who may, in his inscrutable dispensations, have provided some means of safety and deliverance for our country; which he chooses to conceal from our vision." Clay then writes, "You ask me if I am happy? Ah! my dear friend, who on earth is happy?" The next letter is dated more than three years later, March 31, 1848, as Clay is preparing to run yet again for the Whig nomination for the presidency. Clay relates his recent journey home, and the warm reception he received in Pittsburgh, which he reached on a steamship: "As I approached it in a steamboat on the Monongahela, filled with passengers and resounding with music, one of the most brilliant scenes opened on me that I ever beheld. In front a beautiful wire bridge was gracefully suspended over the river, crowded with people. The bank of the river, from the water&#39;s edge, to the summit, for many hundred yards, was chock full with people. The whole population of the city appeared to have precipitated itself on the bank, rising in amphitheatrical array. All this was accompanied with the display of numerous flags, the roar of cannon, the ringing of bells and the sound of music, and the enthusiastic cheers of the countless multitude." He goes on to describe the warm reception he received at other towns on the way to Kentucky, and also writes that he is heartened by the support of the people in his home state: "From what I have learned, since I reached home, Kentucky retains unabashed her attachment to me. They had had recently a great meeting at Louisville, & passed strong resolutions in my favor." In the fourth letter, dated June 19, 1848, Clay&#39;s optimism at the possibility of a fourth presidential nomination has been dashed by the results of the Whig Convention, held earlier in the month in Philadelphia. Clay came in second to Mexican-American War hero Zachary Taylor, and cannot conceal his disappointment at the lack of support he received from the Ohio delegates, and even from his own state of Kentucky: "I was prepared for the event, which you deplore, of the failure of the Whig Convention to nominate me for the Presidency, and it therefore did not take me by surprise, but I was surprised and shocked by the course of some of the delegations to it. Most of all I was disappointed in that of the Ohio delegation. I had every assurance, in every form, from the most prominent men in that state (including the governor, Senator Corwin, &c.) that I would receive its support. If I had not fully believed in that fact, I would never have consented to the submission of my name to the Convention. With regard to Kentucky, I was aware of the exceptionable means which had been employed to appoint the Taylor delegates, and although mortified I was not much surprised. But it is useless to dwell on details. The work is done, and there is no alternative left to me, but that of quiet submission to it, so far as I was personally concerned. I ought to rejoice in the event, and I should rejoice in it but for the sake of my true and ardent friends, our cause and our country....I am relieved from a vast deal of anxiety and painful suspense, during the canvas, if I had been nominated, and from an immense responsibility, if I had been elected. In all the vicissitudes of life, it has pleased God to throw in many compensations." Clay concludes the letter by discussing the possibility that he may again be sent to the U.S. Senate, and his ambivalent feelings thereon: "I have been proposed by the Governor and other friends to return to the Senate of the U. States, but after the final & formal leave which I took of that body in 1842, I have not allowed myself to think of returning to it. There is but one consideration which recommends the step to me, and that is that I should again see friends that I may never more meet; but my purpose is to decline it." Writing a month later, on July 17, 1848, Clay tells Mrs. Bayard that despite her strong encouragement that he return to the Senate, he remains inclined not to do so: "If I had hesitation in forming my resolution, it sprung from my ardent desire to see and be more with my Eastern friends (and especially with your dear family) than I can expect to be in private life; but then I thought that I might not to mix my private feelings and inclination with the sense and consideration of public duty; and, accustomed as I am to personal sacrifices, I determined not to allow my private wishes to prevail." The final letter is dated October 19, 1848, and after passing along some sad family news (the death of a grandson, a son-in-law, and a niece), Clay turns to a consideration of the forthcoming election: "The Presidential election now depends, in my opinion, upon Pennsylvania. If that state votes for Taylor he will be elected, and not otherwise. There is not the smallest prospect of his getting Ohio. I told the public so in April last but I was not believed. Indeed all the statements contained in my note to the public are in a process of verification." As it turns out, Clay was prescient: Taylor defeated Democrat Lewis Cass and Free Soil nominee Martin Van Buren, taking Pennsylvania&#39;s twenty-six electoral votes, but not Ohio&#39;s twenty-three. An outstanding group of Henry Clay letters, in which one of the most influential political leaders of his era reflects on his personal political fortunes, those of the Whig party, and his philosophy of public service. THE PAPERS OF HENRY CLAY, VOL. 10, (Lexington, Ky. 1991), pp.149- 150; 197-198; 420-421; 494-495; 509-510; 553-554.

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        Eothen, or traces of travel brought home from the east

      London, Ollivier 1844. London, Ollivier 1844. 22 cm. (2), 10, 418 Seiten und zwei kolorierte Lithographien, davon eine auf einer Falttafel (22 x 24 cm.), etwas späterer Festeinband, Leineneinband mit Rotschnitt und goldgeprägtem Rückenschildchen - Röhricht 1817 (vgl.) - Erstausgabe. Kinglakes (1809-1891) sehr persönlich gehaltener Reisenbericht führt über den Balkan und Konstantinopel nach Palästina, Ägypten und Syrien. - Vorderes fliegendes Vorsatzblatt fehlt, Titel und Falttafel im weißen Rand ergänzt - Sprache: Englisch / English -

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        "Radierungen von I.A. Klein". Titelblatt der Zeh'schen Ausgabe mit einer Ganzfigur nach halbrechts des Meisters, links beim Zeichnen unter einer Eiche sitzend, vorne Haustiere (Pferd, Kühe, Schafe usw.), im Hintergrund Gesamtansicht von Nürnberg, darüber Arabesken mit zwei von Kleins Radierungen (römischer Viehtreiber, russischer Schlitten) in Verkleinerung, dazu Affen, eine Katze usw.

      . Radierung, in der Platte bez., sign. und dat. "J.A. Klein f. München 1844", 23,5 x 17,5 cm.. Jahn 328, III. - "Der Arabeskenzug ist von Eugen Neurether einradirt" (Jahn). - Im Rand veinzelt minimal fleckig.

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        The Complete Angler

      Strahan & Co, London 1844 - 8vo, pp. 445. Original boards, vellum tips, lettered in gilt on vellum spine. Tissue guards to engravings. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Bookplate to front pastedown. Front board lifting at meeting with vellum spine, light foxing to preliminaries and a little age-toning to margins. A very good copy, the binding (often loose on this weighty book) solid and tight. Frontispiece engraving of Walton, wood and steel engravings throughout, some full page and protected by tissue guards, the rest scattered through the text. Deluxe edition, the fourth in all, no. 192 of 250 numbered copies. With an introductory essay by the volume's editor, John Major (not that one). Uncommon in any condition, and scarce in as nice a condition as this.

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        Blick auf Frauen- und St. Dionyskirche, im Vordergrund Brunnen mit Wäscherinnen.

      . Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Mathieu u. Bayot bei Lemercier aus Chapuy, 1844, 41 x 30 cm.. Schefold 1606. - Prächtige, reich staffagierte Vedute in sehr guter Erhaltung. - Selten.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      [London], 13. VIII. 1844. - 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. An Charles Beyer: "With great pleasure, I am my Dear Sir | Yours truly | David Roberts R. A.".

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        Spain under Charles the Second; or, Extracts from the Correspondence of The Hon. Alexander Stanhope, British Minister at Madrid 1690-1699. Selected from the Originals at Chevening by Lord Mahon.

      John Murray, London 1844 - 216pp, 19.5x13cm, 2nd ed. enlarged, original leather and marbled boards, marbled end-papers, very solid binding, ex-libris of Philip Stanhope. The reign of Charles II of Spain as seen through extracts of letters and reports sent by The Hon. Alexander Stanhope, British Minister in Madrid from 1690 to 1699, giving a clear picture of contemporary Spain with critical insights into the social and political life of the country during the decade in question. Very rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carl Gustav Carus, um 1844

      um 1844. Lithographie, unten links im Stein signiert: "Gem. v. J. Hübner lith. v. C. Koch", unten rechts bezeichnet: "Gedr. Bei Fr. Hanfstaengl in Dresden.", darunter mit faksimilierte Unterschrift von Carus und Bezeichnung: "Geheimer Medicinal- Rath Leibarzt Sr. Majestät des Königs v. Sachsen geb. 1789 gemalt 1844.", Papiermaß: 33,6 x 43,1 cm, Darstellung: 21,3 x 27,0 cm, Papier: 43,0 x 33,6 cm. Professionell unter säurefreiem Museumspassepartout montiert.. Die Lithographie gibt das 1844 vollendete Gemälde von Hübner im Gegensinn wieder. Es war als Danksagung an den Arzt Carus entstanden, der im gleichen Jahr vergeblich versucht hat, eine Tochter Hübners zu heilen. Die Komposition ist von einer gravitätischen Ruhe geprägt, die Würde und Anspruch Carus' verdeutlichen soll. Hübner kombiniert die respektvolle Darstellung aber darüber hinaus mit einer lebensnahen Individualität, die das distanzierte Gelehrtenporträt wieder in den menschlichen Bannkreis zurückholt. Doch die Repräsentation steht weiterhin im Vordergrund, was auch das Buch zeigt, auf das sich Carus stützt. Der Titel verweist auf eine seiner erfolgreichsten Publikationen "Von den Ur-Theilen des Knochen- und Schalengerüstes" von 1828. Dieses wichtige Werk in Carus' Leben wurde von Goethe hoch geschätzt, was für Carus von entscheidender Bedeutung war. Somit wird verständlich, warum er sich auch 14 Jahre später noch auf diese "Lebensleistung" stützt.

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        Memoiren aus Algier oder Tagebuch eines Deutschen in französischen Diensten. 2 Bde. in 1 Bd. Bern, Chr. Fischer Verlag 1844. Neue wohlfeile Ausgabe. 8°, VIII, 264; VIII, 210, Ppbd. der Zeit mit dreiseitigem Schnitt. Zustand: Einband beschabt u. bestoßen, Block leicht schief, innen sauber, insgesamt noch guterhaltenes u. seltenes Exemplar.

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        Central-Asien. Untersuchungen über die Gebirgsketten und die vergleichende Klimatologie. Zwei Bände, so komplett

      Berlin. Carl J. Klemann. 1844.. schlichte Pappbände der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückenschild, die Rücken mit Bezugspapierverletzungen, Band 1 Rücken einseitig abgeplatzt. 8°. (8), XII, 688 / 448, ( 4) Seiten. mit zusammen 14 Tabellen / Übersichten, diese teils ausfaltbar. die Karte FEHLT!. Bd. 1 mit überklebtem Stempel auf Titel, Bd. 2 mit größerem Ausriss (vermutlich um hier den Stempel zu entfernen), minimaler Textverlust. etwas berieben / durchgehend braunfleckig. in deutscher Sprache 500,00 EUR.

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        Bilder-Atlas zum Conversations-Lexikon. Ikonographische Encyklopädie der Wissenschaften und Künste... Abteilung 1-5, 9 und 10 (Tafelbände) = 7 Teile in 8 Bänden (es fehlen die Abteilungen 6, 7, 8 und 2 Textbände).

      Lpz., Brockhaus, 1844/49.. quer-4°, mit 378 Tafeln in Stahlstich, HLn. d. Zt. m. gldgepr. Rückentitel, berieb., Vorsätze etw. schmutz- u. fingerfleck., tlw. m. schwachen Knickspuren, Bd. 10 m. kl. Nrn.-Et. am Rückendeckel.. 1. Abtlg.: Mathematische und Natuwissenschaften (2 Bände); 2. Abtlg.: Geographie; 3. Abtlg.: Geschichte u. Völkerkunde; 4. Abtlg.: Völkerkunde der Gegenwart; 5. Abtlg.: Kriegswesen; 9. Abtlg.: Schöne Künste; 10. Abtlg.: Gewerbswissenschaften (Technologie).

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      London Chapman and Hall 1844 - First edition, first issue, with "100£" on the signpost in the engraved frontispiece. With frontispiece and 39 engravings after illustrations by 'Phiz'. 8vo, handsomely bound in fine 3/4 antique morocco over cloth boards, the spines with raised bands gilt ruled, lettered in gilt in two compartments bordered in blind, a.e.g., fine marbled endleaves. xiv, errata, 624. A very handsome and appealing copy in an unusually fine state of preservation. A few plates with the typical aging, but a copy generally free of the inevitable toning associated with the engravings in copies of Dickens? first edition novels. FINE AND SCARCE FIRST EDITION. Some critics have stated that this novel is Dickens at his best, with the character Pecksniff being one of Dicken's most brilliant contributions to English literature. Critics generally agree that while MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT is somewhat roughly put together in its artistic structure, it more than makes up for it in its brilliant character development and descriptive prose that reveal Dickens? talents at their finest. "In [the book] he displays the fulness of his preservative power, the ripeness of his humour, the richest flow of his satiric vivacity, and the culmination of his melodramatic vigour." Some declare that the character of Pecksniff to be one of Dickens' most brilliant contributions to English literature; Gissing calls him and Mrs. Gamp "masterpieces of genius in its happiest mood." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Dispatches of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington, During His Various Campaigns in India, Denmark, Portugal, Spain, the Low Countries, and France

      London: Parker, Furnivall, and Parker. London: Parker, Furnivall, and Parker 1844, An enlarged edition, in 8 volumes.. () xxxii,817;[6],817-1632;xii,832;[6],853;[6],818;[6],800,[1];[6],749;[6],601pp. Fine. Eight volumes octavo in a full red morocco binding. Heavily gilt spine with paneled binding and rolled edges on interior and exterior boards, and matching marbled endpapers. Five raised bands on spines. Gilt along edges of text blocks. B&W frontispiece in volume one. Bookplates from the Duke of Portland on front pastedown of each volume. Remnants of very small bookseller&#39;s sticker on back pastedown of volume one. Interior is very crisp and clean. A fantastic-looking set. Dispatches from the Duke of Wellington relating to various military services and commands. One of Britain&#39;s most renowned military figures, the Duke was known for his defensive strategies and thorough planning. This set was previously owned by William Cavendish-Bentinck, sixth Duke of Portland and Master of the Horse from 1886-1892 and 1895-1905. Bound by F. Bedford..

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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..

      Hannover, Haupt-Expedition des Hannoverschen Volksblatts, 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 ).

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        Letters and notes on the manners, customs, and condition of the North American Indians

      David Bogue, London 1844 - By George Catlin. Written during eight year's travel (1842-1839) amongst the wildest tribes of Indians in North America. In two volumes. With several hundred illustrations from the author's original paintings.2 vols. 8vos. 3 engr. maps, 312 engr. line drawn plates. Black cloth, broken, some leaves loose, foxing and offsetting, many neat pencil notes. Armourial bookplates, stamp of the Tejas Club library.

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        Classical dictionary : containing an account of the principal proper names mentioned in amcient authors,and intended to elucidate all the important points connected with the geography,history,biography,mythology, and fine arts of the GREEKS AND ROMANTS,together with an account of coins,weights,and measures,with tabular values of the same

      HARPER AND BROTHERS 1844 - full leather boards, a very little foxing, the spine is tight, paper in good condition [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "Würtzburg. Von der Domgasse aus gesehen". Dekorative Ansicht der Domstraße mit Rathaus, Dom und Vierröhrenbrunnen, links Grafeneckart mit Treppengiebel des ehemaligen Kanzleigebäudes, lebhafte Straßenszenerie im Vordergrund.

      . Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Bichebois u. Bayot nach Chapuy, 1844, 39,5 cm x 25 cm.. Brod/Mälzer K 123. - Eine der schönsten Lithographien des bedeutenden französischen Künstlers N.J. Chapuy (1790-1858).

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        Narrative of the Santa Fe Expedition

      HARPER AND BROTHERS, NEW YIORK 1844 - comprising a descriptoin of a tour through texas, and across the great southwestern prairies, the camanche and caygua hunting-grounds with an account of the suffereing from want of food, losses from hostile indiands and final capture f the texas, and their march, as prisoners, to the city of Mexico. With illustrations and a mpa. in two volumes Vol. I (& II).2 vols. xii, 13,-405 pp; xii, 11-406 pp text; 5 engr. views and 1 folded map (in photocopy). Embossed covers w/ gilt titled spines. Definitive southwestern history in VG cond. covers clean, but dull/rubbed, bumped corners; contents tight and very clean. Sabin 37360; Streeter Sale 379; Howes/hartley 74: "very rare".

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      [Wien], 18. VI. o. J.. 4 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo.. Inhaltsreicher Brief an einen "cher Monsieur et ami", d. i. der Musikverleger Henri Georges Heugel (1844-1916), über Strauß' und ihre Meinung von einem Stück, das Albert Vanloo und Eugene Leterrier ihnen zugesandt hatten, die gegenwärtig herrschende Hitze, deretwegen alle Theater mit Ausnahme des Carl-Theaters (wo man Franz von Suppes "Die Reise um die Erde in achtzig Tagen" gab) und der Wiener Hofoper (wo Verdi selbst sein "Requiem" und "Aida" dirigiere) geschlossen hätten, sowie über eine Verpflichtung der Sopranistin Zare Thalbergs (1858-1915, die Tochter von Sigismund Thalberg) durch den Wiener Musikverein: "[...] Tous les theatres clos excepte le Carltheater qui fait des affaires avec le tour du monde en 80 jours, et la grande Opera qui fait des merveilles avec la messe de Verdi et Aida -qu'on donne ce soir pour la 1er fois sous la Direction du Maestro et en italien. Verdi n'a pas a se plaindre de ce Sejour, on le comble d'honneurs [...]". - Auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Monogramm; etwas angestaubt und gebräunt.

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      Boston: James Munroe and Company, 1844.. Boston: James Munroe and Company, 1844.. Original pale green cloth, decorated in blind. Spine ends chipped and repaired at crown, shallow loss at crown and toe, text block a bit tanned at edges, shallow chips at fore-edge of front free endsheet, otherwise internally a very good copy. First edition, Myerson&#39;s binding A, with all but three of the determinative points listed by Myerson indicative of being first printing sheets throughout. The exceptions are the readings on 116, 309 and 313. A good association copy, inscribed by the publisher on the front free endsheet: "Freeman Hunt Esq. from his friend James Munroe." The final &#39;e&#39; is just touched by the chip in the fore- edge of the free endsheet. Hunt was formerly associated with Hale&#39;s LADIES&#39; MAGAZINE, and founded HUNT&#39;S MERCHANT&#39;S MAGAZINE in July 1839. He oversaw it&#39;s publication until his death in 1858. In his articles on "The Literati of New York City," Edgar A. Poe wrote: "Hunt was a playfellow of ours in round-jacket days, and we have always looked at him with a reminiscent interest. His luminous, eager eyes, as he goes along the street, keenly bent on his errand, would impress any observer with an idea of his genius and determination, and we think it quite time his earnest head was in the engraver&#146;s hand and his daily passing by a mark for the digito monstrari. Few more worthy or more valuable citizens are among us. " MYERSON A16.1.

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        Nature; An Essay. and Lectures on the Times

      London: H. G. Clarke and Co., 1844. London: H. G. Clarke and Co.. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1844. First Edition. Hardcover. A couple of tiny 1/16" chips to lettering pieces on spine. Small pinhole puncture through front board and all leaves up to page 14. Joints rubbed but intact. Gilt rubbed on spine. Edges of boards rubbed with small loss of marbled paper. Loss of leather from upper corner of front board. Small loss to leather at other corners. No signatures. Some foxing to endpapers.; First printing. vi, (7)-40, 43-64, [2], 65-138 pages + [2] pages advertisements + additional illustrated colour title leaf. Lacking the first 2 of the three leaves of advertisements called for by Myerson A 13.1.a. & Blanck 5196.1. Half-title present. Contemporary half-green calf binding with marbled papered boards. Original illustrated paper wrappers not present. Spine with four gilt decorated bands and two lettering pieces. Page dimensions: 127 x 85mm. Marbled page edges. Clarke&#39;s Cabinet Series, number 14. Containing the first printing of Emerson&#39;s three "Lectures on the Times", along with a reprint of the essay "Nature". The "Lectures on the Times" were read at the Masonic Temple in Boston, 1840-1841. The three lectures are titled: Introductory Lecture; The Conservative; The Transcendentalist. "You think me the child of my circumstances; I make my circumstance. Let any thought of motive of mine be different from that they are, the difference will transform my whole condition and economy. I - this thought which is called I - is the mould into which the world is poured like melted wax. The mould is invisible, but the world betrays the shape of the mould. You call it the power of circumstance, but it is the power of me" - from "The Transcendentalist", page 119. [Bibliographical references: Myerson (1982) A 13.1.a.; Blanck 5196.1] ; 32mo .

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