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        Zoology of New-York, or the New-York Fauna; Comprising the Detailed Descriptions of All the Animals Hitherto Observed within the State of New-York, with Brief Notices of Those Occasionally Found Near Its Borders, and Accompanied by Appropriate Illustrations -- Part II. Birds. (Natural History of New York Series)

      Albany: Carroll and Cook 1844 - First edition. Rebound in two cloth volumes, retaining gilt bird from original binding on front board (one text, one plates). No jackets. Front & end matter of text volume foxed, spines faded. Each plate has been hand-labeled with the Latin and common names of each bird and hand-numbered on a separate tissue card, which is tipped in at the binding edge of each plate. 1844 Large Hardcover. xii, 380 pp., 141 color plates. 4to. Pages misnumbered such that no page 355/356 exists (a publisher error common to all copies). Green cloth, gilt titles. Originally published in a single volume, quite scarce, and among the most sought-after volumes of the 30-volume Natural History of New York series published between the mid- and late-19th century, desirable because of the 141 hand-colored plates from illustrations by J.W. Hill. (Ellis, Index to Publications of the New York State Natural History Survey.) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Yesterday's Muse, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA]
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        Art De Construire Et De Gouverner Les Serres

      Paris: Audot, 1844. First edition. Boards. Later marbled boards with brown leather spine label printed in gilt. Fine./No Dust Jacket. 104 pages in text. Small landscape 4to, 18 1/2 x 22 1/2 cm. Twenty-one lithographic plates, one a large foldout (Greenhouse of the Botanical Garden at the University of Louvain), and containing eighty-eight individual illustrations of plats and greenhouses (design details of interior and exterior views). Some drawings to scale. Text covers construction of an orangerie, warm and cold weather greenhouses. The author was Chief gardener of the Museum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris. Lovely copy, slight text age-toning, original wrappers bound-in, marbled endpapers, a few plates with toning at fore-edge not affecting images. OCLC lists three copies only.

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        Simcoe's military journal | A history of the operations of a partisan corps called the Queen's Rangers [...] during the war of the American Revolution

      New York: Bartlett & Welford, 1844. Hardcover. Fine. Ex-lib. xvii, 328pp. Quarto. Re-bound in 1/4 cloth and paper, title in gilt. New endpapers, circulation to stamp to title pages. Interior tight and clean, ten folding, full colour maps. Unsual quarto format of Simcoe's memoir, normally seen in octavo. Originally published by the author in 1787, the edition of 1844 was its first commercial printing. Simcoe commanded one of the more successful Loyalist units during the American Revolution. Simcoe and the Queen's Rangers won the Battle of Crooked Billlet. After the loss of the America, Simcoe took up the governorship of newly created Upper Canada in 1791. Among his achievements, Simcoe abolished slavery in the colony and founded what is now Toronto. Scarce in this format.

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        Travels in Southern Abyssinia, through the Country of Adal to the Kingdom of Shoa

      London: J. Madden and Co., 1844. First edition. Octavo, original cloth, 2 volumes (complete). Folding map + 2 tinted litho frontispieces. Good to very good. Hinges professionally repaired, cloth worn through at tips, crown of vol 2 chipped, marginal dampstain to first few leaves of vol. 2, previous owner's blindstamp on title-pages. No other markings, bindings sound. Rare. Only 5 auction records in the last 30 years.

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        Fullständig historik öfver högtidligheterna vid högstsalig H.M.

      konung Carl XIV Johan begrafning i Riddarholmskyrkan den 26 april 1844. En erinring för dem, som bivistat desamma, och ett minne för efterlefvande. Med en panorama öfver processionen vid den kungliga likbegängelsen, teckning af Riddarholmskyrkans inre, m.m. Stockholm, Albert Bonniers förlag, 1844. Tvär smal folio. Litogr. extra titel,+ 15 s.+ lång, utvikbar litogr plansch (14x133 mm). Blåfärgning på extra titelbladet, planschen trasig i ett veck. Något nött originalklotryggsband med litograferade pärmar i blått och guld, med omslagstiteln "Carl XIV Johan likbegängelse den 26te april 1844". Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek, med Carl Jedvard Bondes exlibris på bakpärmens insida. Litografierna utförda av P. M. Anderson impr. Med fina vyer över Storkyrkobrinken, Riddarhustorget och Riddarholmen

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        Sevilla pintoresca o descripcion de sus mas celebres monumentos artisticos.Teniendo presentes los apuntes de Don Juan Colom y Colom y ornada con 8 o mas laminas que representan vistas de los principales edificios,dibujadas esmeradamente por los .

      Francisco Alvarez, Sevilla 1844 - holandesa ligeramente rozadacon algunas manchas del tiempo, interior bien conservado grabados. .profesores D. Joaquín Domínguez Bécquer y D. Antonio Brabo. 512 págs.

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        Milano e il suo territorio.

      coi tipi di Luigi di Giacomo Pirola,, Milano, 1844 - Due volumi di cm. 26, pp. (16) 391 (5); (4) 506 + (2) d'errata. Due frontespizi decorati, molte testatine, finalini ed iniziali xilografiche raffiguranti vedute locali, 14 belle tavole incise all'acquatinta (ciascuna protetta da velina) e due grandi carte ripiegate in fine ai due volumi (pianta di Milano disegnata da D. Manzoni ed incisa all'acquatinta da Giuseppe Cattaneo e carta geografica dei dintorni della città incisa dall'Allodi ed impressa da Artaria). Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezza pelle con piccole putnte, dorsi lisci con titoli e fregi romantici in oro. Un vecchio rinforzo alla pianta della città, peraltro complessivamente esemplare pulito ed in ottimo stato di conservazione, con solo poche fioriture. 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°. 115 offerto al Sig. Zanobi Torracchi di Firenze nella Sesta Riunione degli Scienziati Italiani. Milano 10 Settembre 1844 Il Podestà Casati". Cfr. Cat. Hoepli, 787; Predari, 164; Arrigoni, 207; Lozzi, I, 2650. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        An Weber's letzter Ruhestätte auf dem Friedhof zu Dresden am 15. Dec. 1844". Autograph manuscript.

      N. p., [December 1844]. - 4to. 2 pp. (90 lines). Original draft for Wagner's famous oration held on December 15, 1844, when Carl Maria von Weber's remains were laid to rest at the Catholic cemetery in Dresden. The mortal remains of Weber, who had died in London in 1826, were transferred back to Germany in 1844 on the initiative of Wagner, and were finally buried there. - With small departures printed in: Richard Wagner, Gesammelte Schriften und Dichtungen, II, 1871, 61 ff., also: Gesammelte Schriften und Dichtungen, 4th ed., vol. 2, 1907, 46 ff. A facsimile of the fair copy of Wagner's speech, which has also survived, is published in Julius Kapp, Richard Wagner. Sein Leben, sein Werk, seine Welt in 260 Bildern, Berlin 1933, 40. - Provenance: Cäcile Geyer, Wagners half-sister (1815 - 1893), their son Ferdinand Avenarius (1856 - 1923), and his stepson Wolfgang Schumann (1887 - 1964), afterwards in private collection. - Mild toning and slightly spotty; small damage to edges.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The complete suite of Boole's 6 papers contributed to The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, including: On the Theory of Probabilities,

      - PHOTOGRAPHS SENT ON REQUEST. First Editions. Comprising: 1.) On a General Method in Analysis, 1844, vol 134, pp.225-282; 2.) On the Comparison of Transcendents, with Certain Applications to the Theory of Definite Integrals, 1857, vol 14, 745-803pp; 3.) On the Theory of Probabilities, 1862, vol 152, pp:225-252; 4.) On Simultaneous Differential Equations of the First Order in which the Number of the Variables Exceeds by more than One the Number of the Equations, 1862, vol 152, pp.437-454; 5.) On the Differential Equations of Dynamics. A Sequel to a Paper on Simultaneous Differential Equations, 1863, vol 153, pp.485-501; 6.) On the Differential Equations which Determine the Form of the Roots of Algebraic Equations, 1864, vol 154, pp. 733-755. All six works excellent copies, quarto, an excellent copy bound with the general title to the volume included, in period-style quarter dark green fine morocco with watered-cloth boards, raised bands with gilt rules, lettered direct, London, Royal Society, 1844-1864. The paper "On a general method in analysis", contains the culmination of the calculus of operation, and the theoretical as well as technical origin of Boole's revolution in mathematical logic, treated systematically in 1847. Boole's innovative combination of logical propositions by means of algebraic symbols rested entirely on his early development of calculus of operations, which he conducted following Herschel's and Babbage's early work, also pursued independently by Gregory and De Morgan. Boole's primary aim was the 'distillation' of algebraic calculi common to different areas, like propositions, classes and probabilities. The General Method of Analysis was awarded the Mathematical Medal of the Royal Society in 1844.

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        The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

      London: Chapman and Hall,, 1844. With Illustrations by Phiz. Octavo (209 × 130 mm). Early 20th-century tan calf by Morrell, spine elaborately gilt in compartments, green and red morocco labels, blue endpapers, French fillets, floral turn-ins, and all edges gilt. Housed in a marbled slipcase. Frontispiece, engraved title, and 37 plates by Phiz. Faint ownership signature to title. A little toning and spotting of contents. An excellent copy. First edition, first issue with the pound sign placed incorrectly in the illustration on the title page. A very handsomely bound copy.

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        TALES FROM THE GERMAN Comprising Specimens from the Most Celebrated Authors

      London: Chapman & Hall, 186 Strand C. Whiting House. 1844. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in rebound boards. A Few owner stamps some inked out, sticker removal to rear paste down. Extremely rare; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Usi e Costumi sociali, politici e religiosi di tutti i popoli del mondo da documenti autentici e dai viaggi migliori e più recenti. Traduzione riveduta dal Cavaliere Luigi Cibrario con osservazioni ed aggiunte del medesimo per ciò che concerne particolarmente la parte italiana. Asia - Oceania - Africa ed America - Europa.

      Torino, Stabilimento Tipografico Fontana, 1844 - 1846.4 voll. in-4° (282x184mm), pp. (4), 637, (3); (4), 432; (4), 410, (2); (4), 478; legatura coeva m. pelle marrone con titolo, filetti e decori in oro su dorsi a nervetti. Piatti marmorizzati. 240 tavv. xilografiche complessive f.t. protette da velina in fine coloritura originale acquerellata, di cui 86 nella parte sull'Asia (l'indice ne cita solo 79), 36 in quella sull'Oceania (a fronte delle sole 34 indicate nel registro), 41 nella sezione sull'Africa e l'America, 77 in quella dedicata all'Europa.Timbri ottocenteschi di privato possesso ed etichette di privata biblioteca. Fioriture fisiologiche. Ottimo esemplare. Prima edizione italiana, riveduta e accresciuta dal traduttore, Luigi Cibrario. L'edizione originale (che era stata impressa sotto il nome di Auguste Wahlen, pseudonimo di Jean François Nicolas Loumyer) era stata stampata a Bruxelles nel 1843-'44. "Traduction italienne de l'ouvrage précédent avec les mêmes planches dont le nombre a été augmenté principalement dans le quatrième volume [il presente sull'Europa, uscito per ultimo]" (Colas). "Auguste Wahlen" (1785-1850) è lo pseudonimo di Jean François Nicolas Loumyer, scrittore ed editore belga. Cfr. (edizione in francese): Graesse, II, 321. Olschki, Choix, 15954: "Ouvrage estimé tant pour le texte quant pour les planches finement coloriée". Colas, 3042. Lipperheide, I, 62. Vinet, 2124. Quérard, III, 990. Van der Marck, Romantische boekillustratie in België, pp. 154-155. Chadenat, 1507. Ferguson, Addenda, 3760a, 3761-3.

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        The Highlands of Ethiopia. Described during eighteen months` residence of a British embassy at the Christian Court of Shoa.,

      J. Winchester, New World Press, New York, ohne Erscheinungsjahr, ca. 1844 - ORIGINALAUSGABE! Text Englisch, blind-/goldgeprägter Leinenband mit Rückentitelei, vom Buchbinder fachmännisch restauriert, Buchschnitt nicht ganz sauber, Bibliothek-Schild im inneren Buchdeckel, farbiger Frontispiz, Titelblatt mit Vignette, VII, 392 paginierte Seiten, zweispaltig gedruckt inkl.Appendix mit diversen Beiträgen zu reiseroute, Sprachen, Sitten, Religionen etc. Mit 3 ganzseitigen Stahlstichen, stockfleckenfrei, insgesamt solide und gut erhalten. --- Text English (printed on 2 columns), cloth binding with lettering on spine, frontispiece in colour, title page ( slightly soiled) with vignette, VII, 392 pages with 3 full-paged engravings, including an appendix with "route from Tajura to Ankober", scientific observations as well as an extensive calendar of the ethiopic christian church. All in all very solid and in good condition. ---- Major Sir William Cornwallis Harris (baptised 2 April 1807 - died 9 October 1848) was an English military engineer, artist and hunter. From 1841 to 1843, Harris led a British diplomatic mission from Bombay to Sahle Selassie, Negus of Shewa, at the time an autonomous district of Ethiopia, with whom they negotiated a commercial treaty. They also collected extensive scientific data during the trip. (Wikipedia) --- Nur als Paket. 14 x 22,5 Cm. 0,6 Kg. Gewicht in Gramm: 600 1st American Edition Leinen Solide, Gut [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Book of Common Prayer... Together with the Psalter

      William Pickering. 1844. Folio, [628]pp., printed throughout in red and black on Pouncey's hand-made paper, the magnificent title page is framed within a border of coats of arms of the Anglican episcopate, with large initials and ornaments engraved on wood by Mary Byfield from designs by J.A. Montague, printer's device at end, cont. vellum, gilt, expertly re-backed with original spine laid-down, leather labels. An attractive copy of this elaborate Book of Common Prayer from the press of Whittingham for Pickering. 'Printed by Whittingham and... even if the conception was Pickering's, the execution and typographic design in detail were the printer's... perhaps the crowning achievement of that great collaboration.' McLean, Victorian Book Design. p.13; Keynes p.86; Warren p. 163.

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        MINEA. Mesiatz Iulij. Vo pervij denj, Sviatych i tschudotvorcev bezsrevrenikovu kosmu i Damiana vo rimae mutschivschichsja

      Moskau [ca. 1844-50].. 2°. ca. 300 S. (Druck in Rot u. Schwarz) Mit ill Tit. u. 1 Schmuckleiste. Ldr. d. 18. Jhdts. (réemboitage). m. Goldpräg. u. roten Rückensch. Einbd. stellenw. beschabt. u. berieb. Manuale für die Liturgie im Monat Juli in altrussischer Sprache. Jeder Tag des Monats wird durch Ereignisse der Märtyrer, Heiligen etc. identifiziert. Anleitung zur Handhabung bei (Tier-)Krankheiten, Kastastrophen, Geburten, Hochzeiten, Ernten, Festtagen u.s.w.

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        The HOLY BIBLE, translated from the Latin Vulgate: Diligently Compared with the Hebrew, Greek, and other Editions, in Divers Languages; The OLD TESTAMENT First published by the English College in Douay, A.D. 1609; and The NEW TESTAMENT First published

      New York: P. J. KENEDY, EXCELSIOR CATHOLIC PUBLISHING HOUSE (1844), 5 BARCLAY STREET.|~| The HOLY BIBLE, translated from the Latin Vulgate: Diligently Compared with the Hebrew, Greek, and other Editions, in Divers Languages; The OLD TESTAMENT First published by the English College in Douay, A.D. 1609; and The NEW TESTAMENT First published by the English College, at Rheims, a.d. 1582. With Annotations, References and An Historical and Chronological Index. From the Last London and Dublin Editions. The whole revised and diligently compared with the Latin Vulgate. Published with approbation of the Most Reverend John Hughes Archbishop of New York Given at the Episcopal residence this 27th of January, 1844. Hardly discernable hints of wear to the corners. No more imperfections or wear detected. DimGray cloth with Gilt Gross in front and title on the spine. Also elaborate embossed decoration all over boards and spine. Frontispiece with ST. PATRICK'S CATHEDRAL in NEW YORK and Facsimile of Approbation by Most Rev. JOHN HUGHES got 1.0"x3.0" pale stain in the right margin area. Voume iclean unmarked throughout, Family Pages still unused. Strong unshaken binding, excellent hinges. 968 pages. 9.6"x6.4"x1.6". ab44272. For International and/or Expedited shipping contact seller.

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      [Np]: Seatsfield, del., [ca. 1844].. Lithograph, 13 x 15 3/4 inches. Lightly tanned. Pencil marks and tape remnants on verso. A couple small repaired edge tears. About very good. A rare American political print, satirizing the men in favor of annexing Texas to the United States in 1844. The image shows a group of men trailing two dogs, named "Santa Anna" and "J. Bull" who are chasing a third dog, named "Jonathan." That third dog is dragging a "Treaty Between the United States and Mexico" and pulling behind its tail a kettle marked "Texas." Among the men commenting on the scene are John Calhoun, Andrew Jackson, James K. Polk, Martin Van Buren and a top hat wearing character representing England (i.e. "John Bull"). Jackson proclaims that "there's as much fun in this, as in scalping Indians" while Van Buren, crouching behind bushes, says "I have not my cue to speak yet, in the mean time I'll keep dark, and watch how the -- dog jumps." Polk, the Democratic nominee for President in 1844 and a strong advocate of annexation doffs his hat and says "Hurra! Well, if they don't elect me President for this, I'll never do another good-natured thing as long as I live." The John Bull character proclaims that he is undecided as to whether he to "jump over the fence and join the sport; or stay here and cry shame!" Not in Reilly's catalogue of political prints in the Library of Congress. OCLC locates only a single copy, at the American Antiquarian Society, and we also locate two copies at the Beinecke Library at Yale. WEITENKAMPF, p. 76. OCLC 191119742.

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        Whitefriars; Or, The Days Of Charles the second

      An historical romance. In three volumes. [Epigraph and volume number] London: Henry Colburn, publisher, Great Marlborough-street, 1844. 3 Vols, post 8vo; half-titles not called for; pp.[iv]+323+[i (blank)]; [ii]+339+[i (blank)]; [ii]+334; Victorian quarter vellum, black lettering-pieces, bronze pebble-grain cloth sides; t.e.g., others uncut. Vellum darkened and foxed, and one lettering-piece lacking; poor quality paper showing some very light embrowning, and one blank upper margin with short tear; a very few scattered small marks or fox-spots; a very nice copy nonetheless. Emma Robinson’s first book, and a very scarce title indeed in the first printing, as here. Allowing for a label leaf, the book as here presented makes an exact number of sheets. Sadleir had to be content with a third printing (and a slightly differing collation), whilst Wolff did not find a copy at all; COPAC records copies only at the British Library, Oxford, the National Library of Scotland, and Glasgow. The title-page to volume one in this copy has the ‘m’ of ‘form’ lacking in the first line of the epigraph. It is present in the other volumes. All books listed by Robert Temple are first editions unless otherwise stated.

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        Galerie dramatique

      Martinet, Paris 1844 - 4º, colección de 100 láminas en gran papel, a todo color, con figurines teatrales, sin ninguna página de texto. Media piel, nervios, lomo decorado con dorados. Espléndido volumen, formado por un conjunto de 100 vistosas láminas a todo color, con figurines teatrales, sobretodo femeninos. Cada lámina consigna el título de la obra para la cual se realizó el figurín dramático, y el nombre del teatro donde aquélla se representó. La mayoría de láminas son impresas por Jules Rigo. El volumen podría formar parte de un conjunto mayor, en diversos tomos, parecido al que describe Brunet bajo el título Galeria Dramatique (petite) (Brunet, II, 1458). Teatro francés. Moda. French theatre. Fashion.

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        THE COMPLETE ANGLER. 4th Edition, ** lovely leather binding ** superb **

      UK. D.Bogue 1844 - Hardcover, or the Contemplative man's recreation. Full Leather binding, very nice gilt decor especially to the spine, see photo's on ABE, all pages edges gilt. 4th edition, edited by John Major. 12 plates plus engraving in wood in the text, book has 2 parts, 418 pages. neat previous owners inscription on inner endpaper, the odd small mark to pages, the book was bound by J.Wright. a superb copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      - MELO FREIRE, Pascoal José e António Pereira de Almeida. Projecto Do Novo Codigo de Portugal Reformado. A Ord. Livro 2º. Por Paschoal Joze de Mello Freire Professor de Dir[eito] Portuguez na Un[iversidade] de Coimbra, e promovido a Dez[embargador] dos Aggr[avos] da Caza da Supp[licação] e Deputado da Real Junta do Novo Codigo. Da P[ágina] 234 por diante escripto por quem fez esta Nota, e a q[uem] pertence este Livro O Dr. Antonio Pereira d?Almeida. S/L [Coimbra]. S/d [178?]. De 22x15 cm. Com 387 fólios numerados (ditas páginas pelos autores). Encadernação da época, cansada, com lombada e cantos em pele. Encadernação precisa de ser restaurada com o papel decorativo em falta em ambas as pastas. Manuscrito redigido a duas mãos com caligrafias firmes, regulares e perfeitamente legíveis. Obra de recolha, organização e comentário doutrinal às leis do direito público administrativo e obrigações reais. Com 375 fólios redigidos em frente e verso (totalizando 750 páginas manuscritas sequencialmente por 2 autores/escribas). Inocêncio redigiu sobre o autor uma das mais extensas e abonatórias bio-bibliografias conhecidas, da qual recolhemos o seguinte texto, porém não refere esta obra publicada póstuma em 1844; «O novo codigo do direito publico de Portugal, com as provas. 1ª edição. Coimbra : Imprensa da Universidade, 1844. Com vii, 439 p.» Referências: BNP S.C.82V, UCP SARD1388. Inocêncio VI, 350 e XVII, 142: ?Paschoal José de Mello Freire dos Reis [1738-1798], do Conselho de S. M. a Rainha D. Maria I, Desembargador da Casa da Suplicação, Doutor e Lente jubilado da faculdade de Leis da Universidade de Coimbra, Cónego doutoral nas Sés da Guarda, Faro e Braga, Deputado da Mesa da Comissão geral sobre o exame e censura dos livros, Deputado da Junta da Bula da Cruzada, da Casa do Infantado, e do Conselho geral do Santo Oficio, Provisor do Grão Priorado do Crato, e Deputado da Assembleia da Ordem de Malta, Socio efectivo da Academia Real das Ciências de Lisboa, etc. - Nasceu em Ancião, pequena vila ou povoação distante seis léguas de Coimbra, em 1738, e morreu em Lisboa em 1798. - Foi sepultado o seu cadaver na ermida de Santa Rosa de Lima, que servia de igreja paroquial da freguesia de S. Jorge de Lisboa, em sepultura própria, e com inscrição mandada gravar por seu sobrinho Francisco Freire de Mello. Para a sua biografia vej. o Elogio Historico, recitado na Academia das Ciências por Stockler em 1799. O sr. dr. Jayme Constantino Moniz prepara[va] para o prelo um amplíssimo estudo sobre a vida e escritos do egrégio jurisconsulto, obra de longas e acuradas investigações, enriquecida de documentos inéditos, e destinada a realçar entre naturais e estranhos a merecida fama. « Portugal viu pela primeira vez a sua vasta e complicada legislação reduzida a um sistema científico, breve e inteligível. Cinco pequenos volumes de quarto, onde resplandecem igualmente a critica, a filosofia, e a vastíssima erudição de seu autor, contém essencialmente tudo quanto se acha compreendido no amplíssimo corpo das nossas Ordenações, e na copiosíssima colecção de nossas leis extravagantes: e encerram além disso uma grande parte dos princípios mais sãos da jurisprudência universal, que a perspicácia dos espíritos mais capazes de remontar à primitiva origem dos deveres dos homens, e aos verdadeiros princípios das sociedades civis, soube derivar destas puríssimas fontes, em benefício da humanidade. Esta obra, especialmente a parte que trata da nossa legislação criminal, constitui um monumento indelével, que levará até a mais remota posteridade o nome de seu autor, e fará que ele seja contado pelos vindouros no pequeno número dos jurisconsultos filósofos, que ousaram aclarar a legislação da sua pátria, sem sacrificar os direitos de todos os homens ao temor de incorrer no desagrado de alguns.» (Stockler, no Elogio citado.) Tendo sido estas obras adoptadas (já depois da morte do autor) para servirem de compêndio nas lições da cadeira de Direito pátrio do curso jurídico da Un

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        The LIFE Of SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D Including A Journal of His Tour to the Herbides. New edition, with Numerous Additions and Notes, by the Right Hon. John Wilson Croker. To Which are Added, Two Supplementary Volumes of Johnsoniana, by Hawkins . and Others. And Notes by Various Hands. In Ten Volumes

      John Murray, 1844. Hardcover. Good. Complete ten volume set of the illustrated 1844 Croker edition. London: John Murray, 1844. Complete in ten volumes. 12mo. "A new edition." Later marbled paper covered boards with leather spines and corners, raised bands. Good condition overall. Marbled end papers. Clean text. Contents are generally quite neat. From the personal collection of American author Osmond Tiffany with his bookplate on all front paste downs. Worn library bookplate on paste down as well, perforation to title pages, small red stamps to verso; no other marks/wear as such. Leather worn at edges with some flaking, especially at heads. All boards attached; some hinges are a bit tender.A solid mid-19th century set of Boswell's classic biography of Samuel Johnson with two volumes of Johnsoniana and "upwards of fifty engraved illustrations.

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        Ueber die chemische Zusammensetzung der Eiterzellen IN: Hoppe-Seyler (ed) Medicinsich-chemische Untersuchungen, Heft 4, 441-60

      Discovery of DNAMiescher, Johann Friedrich (1844-95). Ueber die chemische Zusammensetzung der Eiterzellen. In Hoppe-Seyler, Felix, ed., Med.-chem. Untersuchungen (Berlin: Hirschwald, 1866-71), Heft 4: 441-60. 8vo. vi, 593pp. 3 lithographed plates. 210 x 141 mm. Cloth ca. 1871, title in gilt on spine. Booklabel of the Chemischen Institute der Universität Innsbruck, and their stamp and withdrawal stamp on title page. Fine copy.First Edition. One of the earliest significant contributions to the field that would eventually be called molecular biology. "Miescher's first and most important discovery was a new class of compounds rich in organic phosphorus and forming the major constituent of cell nuclei. He rightly concluded that these 'nucleins,' as he called them, were as important a center of metabolic activity as the proteins" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). Miescher's "nuclein" (nucleoprotein) was later demonstrated to be the hereditary genetic material (DNA). He also was the first to suggest the existence of a genetic code. Miescher was the son of Johann Friedrich Miescher the elder, professor of pathological anatomy at the University of Bern; his uncle was Wilhelm His, Sr., professor of anatomy and physiology at the University of Basel and inventor of the microtome. After receiving his M.D. in 1868 Miescher began working under the physiological chemist Felix Hoppe-Seyler, who encouraged Miescher to study leucocytes (white blood cells). Miescher developed techniques for isolating the nuclei of these cells, and then subjected the purified nuclei to an alkaline extraction followed by acidification, resulting in a precipitate that Miescher called nuclein. Upon further analysis, Miescher was able to demonstrate the salt-like union of nuclein's two major components, an acid fraction and a basic fraction. He thus became the first to isolate and identify what we now know as DNA. Garrison-Morton 695.

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        FABBRICHE E DISEGNI. Illustrate dal Cav. Giulio suo figlio. Opera dedicata a Sua Altezza Imperiale il Gran Duca Ereditario delle Russie.

      F.lli Negretti 1844 In folio (mm. 465x325), mz. pelle coeva, tit. oro al dorso, pp. (4),32,(2), molto ben illustrato da 66 tavv. inc. in rame (tutte dettagliatam. descritte), tratte dai suoi disegni originali. Vi figurano: il teatro dell?Hermitage - il maneggio delle Guardie a cavallo e la Banca Imperiale a Pietroburgo - l?Osservatorio Astronomico - Progetti vari di ponti, di un teatro e di caffeaus - Chiesa dei Riformati inglesi, ecc. E? questa la più importante opera monografica sul grande architetto bergamasco (1744-1817), realizzata dal figlio dopo la sua morte. La prima edizione, pubblicata a Milano nel 1821, venne poi ristampata nel 1843 ed ampliata nel 1844. In quest?ultima ediz., infatti, il figlio Giulio fece pubblicare 18 nuovi progetti o realizzazioni, che costituiscono la seconda parte dell?opera. Recatosi in Russia nel 1779, il Quarenghi era diventato l?architetto di Caterina II. San Pietroburgo in particolare è segnato dallo stile di ispirazione palladiana, che l?architetto adottò per i suoi progetti e che ancor oggi caratterizzano il profilo neoclassico della città, considerata la più europea di tutta la Russia. Cfr. Berlin Katalog,2776 e Millard Collection,108 che citano la prima del 1821. Esemplare ben conservato.

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        VIEWS OF THE REMAINS OF ANCIENT BUILDINGS IN ROME, AND ITS VICINITY. With a descriptive and historical account of each subject.

      Taylor 1844 In folio (mm. 410x310), mz. pelle coeva (restaur.), tagli dorati, 2 cc.nn. (frontespizio e introduzione), 26 magnifiche vedute finemente colorate a mano, inc. in rame da Dubourg con la tecnica dell?acquatinta, dettagliatamente descritte in 16 cc.nn. Splendida raccolta (pubblicata la prima volta nel 1820) che comprende vedute di antichi monumenti di Roma fra cui: la Grotta di Egeria, i templi di Vesta, della Fortuna Virile, di ?Janus Quadrifrons?, di Bacco, di Minerva, la tomba di Cecilia Metella, il ponte Lucano, il Colosseo, l'arco di Tito, l'arco di Costantino, il tempio di ?Jupiter Tonans?, la colonna di Traiano, la tomba di Adriano con S. Pietro e Castel Sant?Angelo sullo sfondo, la piramide di Caius Cestius, l?arco trionfale di Settimio Severo, il tempio di Pallas, l?acquedotto Claudiano, i bagni di Diocleziano. Cfr. Benezit,IV,770: ?M. Dubourg (XIX siècle), britannique. Peintre et graveur au pointillé. Il publia en 1820 une série de planches à l?acquatinte sous le titre "Vues de restes des constructions antiques de Rome."?. Una c. di testo con alone, altrimenti bell?esemplare ben conservato.

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        L Univers. Histoire et descriptions de tous les peuples Espagne. Iles Baleares et Pityuses. Sardaigne. Corse. 2 Volúmenes

      Firmin Didot, Paris 1844 - holandesa época bien conservada 106 grabados, mapas plegados. . 1123 págs.

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        Remains of the Temple of Jove Olympus. "Avanzi del Tempio di Giove Olympico

      Greece: Rome Unknown. 1844. Copper engraving of the Olympieion, Temple of Olympian Zeus by Andrea Gasperini. Black & white; verso blank. Dedication to "Signor Alessandro Cipriani di Livorno, amatore e dislinto cultore di belle arti" with the artist's sincere friendship and gratiude. A rare engraving, as far as we can determine it was seperately issued, ie never bound as a book with the others of the series. The large view shows the temple from an unusual angle with the hill of Lycabettus behind, across open fields. There are no houses, but a few tents of those who have come to celebrate at the temple. In the foreground a group of women dance whist others look on, we see other groups dancing in the background. Good dark impression; some spotting within image; minor chips to edge of lower blank margin. Andrea Gasparini, produced a series of engravings of Monuments of Athens, all dedicated to Alessandro Cipriani of Livorno, little is known about the artist or why Sig. Cipriani was interested in the views. The engravings are interesting for what they show of life in Greece after the fall of the Ottomans; whilst showing the monuments they also show life in Athens as a Greek town. In a number of the views Gasparini shows festivals or celebrations taking place at the sites.; they also reveal how small the 'city' was . Athens was chosen as the Greek capital for historical and sentimental reasons, not because it was a large city: there are few buildings in Athens from the period of Byzantine Empire and the 18th century. At the time these views were published new buildings were being erected : the University of Athens (1837), the Royal Palace (now the Greek Parliament Building) (1843), the National Garden of Athens (1840), the National Library of Greece (1842) but it is clear from the views that Athens was a small the time of their drawing. Greece Continental Greece Athens Zeus Olympus Olympieion

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        Die Männlichen und weiblichen Wollustorgane des Menschen und einiger Säugethiere in Anatomisch-physiologischer Beziehung

      Freiburg i. Br., Emmerling 1844 - In-folio cartonnage moderne, titre de chagrin grenat gravé, plats de couverture conservés, 61-[3] pp. et 5 planches hors-texte gravées. Une petite mouillure, légère dans la marge supérieur au coin gauche des planches. La planche V a subie d'adroites réparations sur les bords. Très bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE IMPERIAL FAMILY BIBLE Containing the Old & New Testaments according to the Authorised Version, with Notes, Original and Selected, references, readings, chronological tables and indexes. Illustrated by a Superb Series of Engravings from the most admired productions of ancient and modern art

      Blackie & Son 1844. . Complete in 1 vol. Thick folio. xxiv + [iv] + 1358pp. Engraved frontiss., vignette, 34 engraved plates from eminent artists including John Martin, Nicholas Poussin etc. [without Family Register at end of Old Testament]. Some light marginal browning and occasional thumbing, several leaves sl. chipped and repaired, occasional sl. waterstaining at edges of a couple of plates, marbled, inner gilt dentelles, tail of hinges very sl. tender, gilt filleted edges, full morocco with wide dec. gilt border to both boards, some minor rubbing to extremities, lower board lightly scratched, sl. rubbed gilt filleted raised bands dec. gilt compartments and gilt title to spine, a.e.g. A sought after lavish version of the Holy Bible with engravings from eminent artists. Additional postage may be necessary. US$640

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        Emigration and Colonization; Embodying the Results of a Mission To Great Britain and Ireland, During the Years 1839, 1840, 1841 and 1842; Including A Correspondence With Many Distinguished Noblemen and Gentlemen, Several of the Governors of Canada; Descriptive Accounts of Various Parts of the British American Provinces; With Observations, Statistical, Political, Etc

      John Mortimer, London 1844 - 8vo, library rebound in green cloth with gilt tiles on spine & library name on cover. Rolph emigrated to Canada himself & was the emigration agent for the Canadian government. This covers a period when he was trying to encourage emigration to the colonies with some success. Ex reference library with minimal markings, bookplate to front pastedown, single stamp & number on front endpapers, single stamp on rear endpapers & upper edge, no other obvious library markings. There is a tear to the title page & some underlining also, very small tear to the base of the last few pages (see pictures). Other than this, the book is in incredible condition for it's age. A scarce original volume. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        First Report of the Commissioners Appionted by Her Majesty to Enquiry into and Consider the Most Effectual Means of Improving the Metropolis

      London: By Order of the House of Commons , 1844. Collation,261 pages, 60 folding, mostly coloured plates. (lacking 2 plates) Book measures 13 x 8 1/2 inches.Bound in period half calf, calf corners, marble boards, raised bands, gilt lines. Binding rubbed on edges, also along hinge joints, boards still firmly attached. Binding in good condition. Internally, occasional spotting to illustrations. Pages and plates in good clean condition throughout.A nice copy of a rare book. . First Edition. Half Calf. Very Good. Small Folio.

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        Convent of St. Saba from Views in the Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia.

      F.G. Moon 1842-49, London 1844 - The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia David Roberts, R. A. (1796-1864) a successful London-based Scottish artist, in 1838 traveled throughout the Middle East to record the cities, people, landscape, and monuments of the Holy Land and Egypt. Returning to England, he and lithographer Louis Haghe published a hand-colored six volume set of his works covering Egypt and Nubia and the Holy Land. The plates in these volumes are the most beautiful and accurate depictions of the Near East ever created in the nineteenth century; 'The Holy Land' both instructs and delights, with superb ethnological descriptions, sweeping panoramic landscapes, and detailed architectural studies. Publication City: London Medium: tinted lithographs, finished by hand Dimensions: 23 5/8 x 17 1/4 inches Date: 1842-49

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        A Winter in Italy. In a Series of Letters to a Friend (2 Vols Complete)

      Henry Colburn, London 1844 - Both volumes in green cloth, decorative blind tooling, corners a little bumped. Spines have title in gilt, edges bumped and chipped. Internally, yellow endpapers, Vol 1 has an ink dedication from the author to ffep, Volume 1, [4], 323 pp, [1], very light random foxing to first and last few pages. Volume 2, [4], 314 pp, printed by GJ Palmer, Savoy Street, Strand, London, again very light random foxing to first and last few pages. Very rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tiberias from Views in the Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia.

      F.G. Moon 1842-49, London 1844 - The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia David Roberts, R. A. (1796-1864) a successful London-based Scottish artist, in 1838 traveled throughout the Middle East to record the cities, people, landscape, and monuments of the Holy Land and Egypt. Returning to England, he and lithographer Louis Haghe published a hand-colored six volume set of his works covering Egypt and Nubia and the Holy Land. The plates in these volumes are the most beautiful and accurate depictions of the Near East ever created in the nineteenth century; 'The Holy Land' both instructs and delights, with superb ethnological descriptions, sweeping panoramic landscapes, and detailed architectural studies. Publication City: London Medium: tinted lithographs, finished by hand Dimensions: 23 5/8 x 17 1/4 inches Date: 1842-49

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      London, Grant and Griffith, 1844.. FIRST EDITION, 1844, small 8vo, approximately 180 x 115 mm, 7 x 4½ inches, 20 illustrations by W. H. Prior, 8 full page engravings including frontispiece and 12 text illustrations, pages: xii, 316 plus16 pages of adverts, original publisher's cloth, gilt decoration to spine, blind decoration to covers. Head and tail of spine neatly strengthened, new endpapers, pale age-browning to margins of plates, pale stain to lower margins of last 2 plates, neat old ink inscription to blank side of title page, plate at page 266 misplaced at page 255, otherwise a very good copy. Scarce edition, no copies of this dated edition in the major UK libraries, no copies listed in Lowendahl, Sino-Western Relations Western Printed Books 1477-1877. 1 dated copy listed in World Catalogue, undated edition listed in Henri Cordier, Bibliotheca Sinica. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        "A great country's little wars or, England, Affghanistan,[sic] and Sinde : being a sketch, with reference to their morality and policy, of recent transactions on the north-western frontier of India / by Henry Lushington"

      London : J. W. Parker, 1844. 1st Edition. "Physical desc.: [4],303p ; 20cm : ; maps (1 fold.). Subject: Great Britain - Foreign relations - Afghanistan. Eastern question (Central Asia). Sind (India) - History - 19th century. Afghan Wars." "Minor library marks remain internally. Very good copy in the original calf-backed marble boards. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with raised bands and the title blocked direct in gilt; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong."

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        Spermophilus Douglassi (Douglasse's Spermophile) [Plate 49]

      Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1844. unbound. very good. Folio quadruped print. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Page measures 21.75" x 27". From First Imperial Folio edition of J.J. Audubon's "Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America". Minor overall wear and some chipping and tears to edges. 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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        MONUMENTS DE L'HISTOIRE DE NEUCHÂTEL. Publiés par les ordres et aux frais de sa Majesté Frédéric-Guillaume IV, roi de Prusse, prince souverain de Neuchâtel et Valangin.

      - Neuchâtel, James Attinger, 1844-1848, 26x39, deux volumes. Reliure en demi basane à coins. Dos à 5 nerfs. Pièce de titre rouge et pièce de tomaison noire. Tranches rouges. Tiré à 350 exemplaires. Relié avec un supplément, les tables, et une page d'errata. Ouvrage magistral. Textes en Latin, Ancien Français, Allemand et Français. Quelques accrocs sans gravités, sinon ouvrages solides et papier magnifique. La Librairie de l'Univers offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 1300 EUR. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Simcoe's Military Journal. a History of the Operations of a Partisan Corps, Called the Queen's Rangers,

      Bartlett & Welford., New York. 1844 - xvii, 328pp, 10 fold-out maps. The most famous Loyalist regiments during the American Revolution. medium foxing throughout, wear to boards, bookplate of 'Kent' to fep. 900g [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lady Julia Cornwallis Sheet Music Album

      London.: Chappell, D'Almaine, Jullien, et al.. 1840s thru 1850s.. Three-quarter leather bound volume, 13 x 10 inches, containing more than two dozen individual pieces of sheet music dating from the 1840s and 1850s. The corners of the volume are bumped; there is a 1 inch loss at bottom of leather spine; text block firmly bound. A paste-down leather label on the marble-papered front cover of the book is inscribed in gold lettering with the owner's name: Lady Julia Cornwallis. The volume contains many attractive color-lithographed covers (likely augmented with hand-coloring); a good many of these stunning covers are the work of the prolific John Brandard and were printed by the renowned firm M. & N. Hanhart. Several of the covers reflect time-toning or modest staining, but the contents, overall, are in excellent condition. This is a fine collection of mid-nineteenth century music and the attendant lithographed cover art. The volume would make an excellent addition to a library with a British sheet music emphasis. The collection of British sheet music gathered by Lady Julia Cornwallis (2 July 1844 to 1 September 1883) is an especially fine assemblage of mid-nineteenth century popular music. The composer most frequently represented in the volume is Charles D'Albert with nine titles (including the Galop celebrating the clipper ship Schomberg, in 1855 the largest vessel ever built in the UK); other composers include Louis D'Egville, Louis Jullien (the Cricket Polka and the Chimes Quadrille, both referencing works by Charles Dickens), Camille Schubert, and all six of J. T. Stone's Assortimens Quadrilles Nationales—not often seen as a complete collection. Cover art by John Brandard is found on nine different titles. The album contains eleven full-color illustrated covers; one multi-color text only cover; two black and sepia-tone covers; three black and white pictorial covers; eleven black and white text-only covers (including the six J. T. Stone compositions). Several of the covers bear the signature of Lady Cornwallis and are dated 1858. A complete list of the sheet music in the album can be had by contacting .

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        Buffalo Hunt, Approaching In A Ravine taken from The North American Indian Portfolio

      Printed by Day & Haghe, Lith. to the Queen, London., London and New York 1844 and 1845 - The North American Indian Portfolio George Catlin was the first artist to travel widely among the Plains Indians of North America and create an important body of paintings and graphics to illustrate their customs and artifacts. His purpose was both unselfish and romantic. He wanted, and labored unceasingly, to persuade his contemporaries that Native American culture should be honored and preserved. During the 1830's, Catlin gathered artifacts and turned his sketches and recollections of the prairie into paintings. These were shown in 'Catlin's Indian Gallery' which drew enormous crowds in Philadelphia, New York, Washington, Boston and, finally, London and the Continent. In 1844, Catlin issued 'The North American Indian Portfolio' to further publicize his cause. The lithographs ranged from portraits to tribal ceremonies, from the anecdotal to the idealized. Above all, his pictures emphasized 'the struggle for survival that was thought to shape the force and independence of savage character' (Tyler, 'Prints of the American West', p.31). Publication City: London and New York Medium: Hand-colored lithographs Dimensions: 16.5 x 23 inches (page size) Date: 1844 and 1845

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        A Topographical Dictionary of England.. Ireland.. Scotland.. Wales.. (13 Vols Complete)

      London: Author, 1844 13 volumes in total, which includes 3 volumes of maps all bound uniformly in the original dark brown binding, some light wear and bumping to edges and corners, odd small mark, blind tooling to front & rear cover. Spine has title and tooling in gilt, edges bumped with a little wear generally. Internally very lightest of foxing to front & rear blanks. England-5th Edition. Ireland-2nd Edition. Scotland-1st Edition. Wales-3rd Edition. A very nice set of a title which is difficult to find in contemoporary bindings.

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        Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition

      Harper and Brothers, New York 1844 - Hardcover. Two Volumes. Three-quarter bound leather and cloth boards. Extremities rubbed, corners lightly bumped. Paper label on paste-down endpaper. Foxing throughout. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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