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        The Smuggler King: or, The Foundling of the Wreck. A Nautico-Domestic Romance

      London - E. Lloyd, 1844 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The scarce first edition of Prest's gothic tale of the notorious Smuggler King. A very collectible penny deadful. Unusually well preseved. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. With a Brackenburn bookplate to the front pastedown. With numerous in-textillustrations. Thomas Peckett Prest, d. 1859, was awriter and playwright. Prest wrote vigorous, stylized prose that popularized penny fiction at the moment when an increasingly literate working-class public were tiring of political and educational reading and looking for entertainment. With his knowledge of popular taste and in particular melodrama he adapted middle-class writing for a popular audience, facilitating a significant stage in the development of literature for the masses -ODNB. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is only slight wear to the extremities, with just slight bumping. Internally the pages have browning with intermittent spots and marks. With the very occasional ink mark. There are two burn holes to pages 113/4 and 115/6 that very slightly affect the text to the lower left-hand corner. Overall the condition is very good..

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        Catlin's North American Indian Portfolio. Hunting Scenes and Amusements of the Rocky Mountains and Prairies of America

      London: C. & J. Adlard for George Catlin, Egyptian Hall, 1844. Folio. (22 5/8 x 16 3/4 inches). [Pp.1-2] letterpress title (verso blank); [pp.3-4] To the Reader; pp.[5-]20 text. 25 hand-coloured lithographic plates, on thick paper, after Catlin, drawn on stone by Catlin (2) or McGahey (23), printed by Day & Haghe. (Endpapers and tissue guards renewed, scattered minor soiling). Publisher's brown moire cloth boards, upper covere lettered in gilt, rebacked and retipped with dark brown calf. First edition, hand-colored issue, of Catlin's Portfolio, a key work for any serious collection of western Americana. Catlin published the first two issues of the North American Indian Portfolio simultaneously in late November 1844. The first issue was hand-coloured, and the second had tinted plates. Catlin originally envisaged publishing a series of linked but separate portfolios, each with its own theme: religious rites, dances, costumes, etc. Unfortunately, the first series was the only one that was ever published, and its production proved to be so taxing (both financially and physically) that Catlin sold both the publication and distribution rights to Henry Bohn. Catlin's North American Indian Portfolio contains the results of his years of painting, living with and travelling amongst the Great Plains Indians. Catlin summarized the Native American as "an honest, hospitable, faithful, brave, warlike, cruel, revengeful, relentless, -- yet honourable, contemplative and religious being." In a famous passage from the preface of his North American Indian Portfolio, Catlin describes how the sight of several tribal chiefs in Philadelphia led to his resolution to record their way of life: "the history and customs of such a people, preserved by pictorial illustrations, are themes worthy of the lifetime of one man, and nothing short of the loss of my life shall prevent me from visiting their country and becoming their historian". He saw no future for either their way of life or their very existence, and with these thoughts always at the back of his mind he worked, against time, setting himself a truly punishing schedule, to record what he saw. From 1832 to 1837 he spent the summer months sketching the tribes and then finished his pictures in oils during the winter. The record he left is unique, both in its breadth and also in the sympathetic understanding that his images constantly demonstrate. A selection of the greatest of images from this record were published in the North American Indian Portfolio in an effort to reach as wide an audience as possible. In addition to publishing the present work, Catlin also spent from 1837 to 1852 touring the United States, England, France and Holland with his collection of paintings, examples of Indian crafts and accompanied by representative members of the Indian tribes. A financial reverse in 1852 meant that he lost the collection, but he spent his later years making several trips to South and Central America, sketching the natives there. A highly important record of a "truly lofty and noble race ... A numerous nation of human beings...three-fourths of whose country has fallen into the possession of civilized man ... twelve million of whose bodies have fattened the soil in the mean time; who have fallen victims to whiskey, the small-pox, and the bayonet" (Catlin). Abbey Travel 653; Field 258; Howes C-243; McCracken 10; Sabin 11532; Wagner-Camp 105a:1; William S. Reese, The Production of Catlin's North American Indian Portfolio, 1844-1876, issue 2

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        JOC-O-SOT, THE WALKING BEAR, A SAUK CHIEF FROM THE UPPER MISSOURI

      London. 1844.. Large folio lithograph, colored in aquatint. Slight discoloration, otherwise a very nice copy. This portrait is one of the extra, unnumbered, plates from CATLIN'S NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN PORTFOLIO.... A nice, striking portrait of a standing chief holding a spear. WAGNER-CAMP 105a.

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        [Dying Buffalo Bull in a Snow Drift [Pl. 17]

      London: Henry Bohn, 1844 or 1845]. Lithograph, coloured by hand, printed by Day & Haghe, on original card mount within ink-ruled frame. Good condition with the exception of some light overall foxing. 12 x 17 1/2 inches. 15 7/8 x 21 1/4 inches (mount). From Catlin's 'North American Indian Portfolio', one of the most important accounts of native-American life. "In this view the reader is introduced to the optimum of... severity which the hunters of the northern prairies have to contend with in the depths of winter. An intensely cold day, with dry and sand-like snow three or four feet in depth, drifting before the wind, and a herd of buffaloes labouring to plough their way through it, whilst they are urged on by a party of Indians on snow-shoes, deeply clad in furs... The... bull in the foreground of this picture... [was] carefully sketched by my own hand... and I therefore confidently offer them as faithful delineations of their forms and looks, as well as fit and impressive subjects for contemplation for those who may ever have the time, and feel disposed to sympathize with... this useful and noble animal." Catlin summarized the Native American as "an honest, hospitable, faithful, brave, warlike, cruel, revengeful, relentless, -- yet honourable, contemplative and religious being". In a famous passage from the preface of his North American Indian Portfolio, Catlin describes how the sight of several tribal chiefs in Philadelphia led to his resolution to record their way of life: "the history and customs of such a people, preserved by pictorial illustrations, are themes worthy of the lifetime of one man, and nothing short of the loss of my life shall prevent me from visiting their country and becoming their historian". He saw no future for either their way of life or their very existence, and with these thoughts always at the back of his mind he worked, against time, setting himself a truly punishing schedule, to record what he saw. From 1832 to 1837 he spent the summer months sketching the tribes and then finished his pictures in oils during the winter. The record he left is unique, both in its breadth and also in the sympathetic understanding that his images constantly demonstrate. A selection of the greatest of images from this record were published in the North American Indian Portfolio in an effort to reach as wide an audience as possible. The present image is one of the results of this publishing venture and is both a work of art of the highest quality and a fitting memorial to a vanished way of life. Abbey Travel 653; Field Indian Bibliography 258; Howes C-243; McCracken 10; Sabin 11532; Wagner-Camp 105a:1.

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        NARRATIVE OF THE UNITED STATES EXPLORING EXPEDITION. DURING THE YEARS 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842

      Philadelphia: C. Sherman, 1844-1845.. Six volumes: five quarto text volumes plus atlas. Text: Half titles; small format errata slip in Vol. V. Nine double-page maps, sixty- four steel engraved plates, 293 woodcut and steel engraved illustrations (including forty- seven steel-engraved vignettes). Atlas: Five folding maps, one handcolored. Text: Contemporary half calf over marble paper-covered boards, rebacked to style in roan, spines ruled and lettered in gilt, marbled edges. Some light offsetting from plates. Atlas: Contemporary marbled calf, expertly rebacked to style. Corners slightly rubbed. Browned, some expert repairs to map folds. Else very good. All contained within three modern blue morocco-backed cloth boxes, with onlaid red morocco labels tooled in gilt. First edition, mixed issue, of the text: the volumes limited to between seventy-five and 150 copies. The first three volumes of the text are variants of the first edition, first issue (Haskell 1, limited to 100 copies, of which twenty-five were destroyed by fire): the official issue, with Sherman's name on the front of the titles, but a variant with no mention on the half titles that the work was published "by authority of Congress." The fourth and fifth volumes are from the first edition, second (unofficial) issue (Haskell 2A, limited to 150 copies). The atlas (Haskell 17B), from an edition of 1000 copies, was issued to accompany the imperial octavo issue. This set therefore includes elements from the only two quarto issues of this work, allied with the atlas from the subsequent imperial octavo issue. "Wilkes wrote in Jan. 28, 1845, that since general distribution 'would not be accomplished by the one hundred copies ordered by the government of the 4to edition...I have had printed the remainder of the token, (namely 150 copies) of the 4to edition, for the purpose of presentation to my friends, and for sale to those who should desire a book of that size'" - Haskell (p.37). The United States Exploring Expedition "was the first American scientific expedition of any size, charged to 'extend the bounds of Science and promote the acquisition of knowledge,' and was one of the most ambitious Pacific expeditions ever attempted" (Forbes). The expedition represents "the first governmental sponsorship of scientific endeavor and was instrumental in the nation's westward expansion. Specimens gathered by expedition scientists became the foundation collections of the Smithsonian Institution. Significant American contributions in the fields of geology, botany, conchology, anthropology, and linguistics came from the scientific work of the expedition. Wilkes's evaluations of his landfalls influenced later U.S. positions in those areas" (DAB). "The chief fields of exploration in this expedition were the coast of the Antarctic continent, the islands of the Pacific Ocean, and the American northwest coast. In total some 280 islands in the Pacific and adjacent waters and 800 miles of streams and coasts in the Oregon country were surveyed, and 1,600 miles of the coast of Antarctica were charted. After leaving Hampton Roads in 1838, the expedition visited Madeira, the Cape Verde Islands, Brazil, Patagonia, the South Shetland Islands and Peter I Island, Chile, and Peru, before proceeding to the Tuamotu or the low Archipelago, the Samoa Islands, and New South Wales. From Sydney, Wilkes sailed into the region now known as Wilkesland. He visited Tonga, the Fiji group, and the Hawaiian Islands in 1840, and in 1841 explored the west coast of North America. Much valuable information is given on the Columbia River, the Willamette Valley, Puget Sound, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and the Sacramento Valley, and the findings on the northwest coast of America proved timely in light of the dispute with Great Britain over the Oregon Territory. The Wilkes expedition also visited San Francisco bay and the Sacramento River. Crossing the Pacific, Wilkes called at the Philippine Islands, the Sulu Archipelago, Borneo, Singapore, and, rounding the Cape of Good Hope, finally reached New York in 1842, having sailed round the world" - Hill. HASKELL 2A; ref 1 (text), 17B (atlas). HOWES W414, "c." HILL 1746, 1866. David B. Tyler, THE WILKES EXPEDITION (Philadelphia, 1968). Herman J. Viola, ed., MAGNIFICENT VOYAGERS, THE U.S. EXPLORING EXPEDITION, 1838-1842 (Washington, 1985). FORBES 1517. SABIN 103994. SPENCE, p.56. FERGUSON 3954. TWENEY 83.

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        Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition. During the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842

      Philadelphia: C. Sherman, 1844-1845. 6 volumes (text: 5 vols., quarto [12 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches]; atlas of maps: 1 vol., (10 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches]). Text: half-titles, vol.V with small format errata slip. 9 double-page maps, 64 steel engraved plates, 293 woodcut and steel engraved illustrations (including 47 steel-engraved vignettes). (Some light offsetting from plates); atlas: 5 folding maps, one hand-coloured. (Browned, some expert repairs to folds). Text: contemporary half-calf over marble paper-covered boards, rebacked to style in roan, spines ruled and lettered in gilt, marbled edges (slight rubbing to corners); atlas: contemporary marbled calf (expertly rebacked to style, corners rubbed), all contained within three modern blue morocco-backed cloth boxes, with onlaid red morocco labels tooled in gilt. First edition, mixed issue, of the text: the volumes limited to between 75 and 150 copies The first three volumes of the text are variants of the first edition, first issue (cf. Haskell 1, limited to 100 copies, of which 25 were destroyed by fire): the official issue, with Sherman's name on the front of the titles, but a variant with no mention on the half-titles that the work was published 'by authority of Congress'. The fourth and fifth volumes are from the first edition, second (unofficial) issue (Haskell 2A, limited to 150 copies). The atlas (Haskell 17B), from an edition of 1000 copies, was issued to accompany the imperial 8vo issue. This set therefore includes elements from the only two quarto issues of this work, allied with the atlas from the subsequent imperial 8vo issue. 'Wilkes wrote in Jan. 28, 1845, that since general distribution "would not be accomplished by the one hundred copies ordered by the government of the 4to edition ... I have had printed the remainder of the token, (namely 150 copies) of the 4to edition, for the purpose of presentation to my friends, and for sale to those who should desire a book of that size" (Haskell p.37). The United States Exploring Expedition 'was the first American scientific expedition of any size, charged to "extend the bounds of Science and promote the acquisition of knowledge," and was one of the most ambitious Pacific expeditions ever attempted' (Forbes). The expedition represents 'the first governmental sponsorship of scientific endeavor and was instrumental in the nation's westward expansion. Specimens gathered by expedition scientists became the foundation collections of the Smithsonian Institution. Significant American contributions in the fields of geology, botany, conchology, anthropology, and linguistics came from the scientific work of the expedition. Wilkes's evaluations of his landfalls influenced later U.S. positions in those areas' (Dictionary of American Biography). 'The chief fields of exploration in this expedition were the coast of the Antarctic continent, the islands of the Pacific Ocean, and the American northwest coast. In total some 280 islands in the Pacific and adjacent waters and 800 miles of streams and coasts in the Oregon country were surveyed, and 1,600 miles of the the coast of Antarctica were charted. After leaving Hampton Roads in 1838, the expedition visited Madeira, the Cape Verde Islands, Brazil, Patagonia, the South Shetland Islands and Peter I Island, Chile, and Peru, before proceeding to the Tuamotu or the low Archipelago, the Samoa Islands, and New South Wales. From Sydney, Wilkes sailed into the region now known as Wilkesland. He visited Tonga, the Fiji group, and the Hawaiian Islands in 1840, and in 1841 explored the west coast of North America. Much valuable information is given on the Columbia River, the Willamette Valley, Puget Sound, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and the Sacramento Valley, and the findings on the northwest coast of America proved timely in light of the dispute with Great Britain over the Oregon Territory. The Wilkes expedition also visited San Francisco bay and the Sacramento River. Crossing the Pacific, Wilkes called at the Philippine Islands, the Sulu Archipelago, Borneo, Singapore, and, rounding the Cape of Good Hope, finally reached New York in 1842, having sailed round the world' (Hill p.662). Cf. Fergusson 3954; cf. Forbes1517; Haskell 2A and cf.1 (text) and 17B (atlas); cf. Howes W-414; cf Hill (2004) 1746 & 1866; cf. Sabin 103994; cf. Spence p.56.

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        Voyage dans l'Inde, par Victor Jacquemont, pendant les Annees 1828 a 1832. Sous les auspices de M. Guizot. Atlas. Tome second. Planches des descriptions des collections. (botany section only)

      Paris: Firmin Didot freres,, 1844. the botany section from the second volume of the atlas only, only a single plate of a crustacean remains from the zoology and entomology sections that should be found in this volume but all of the 180 botanical plates are present; folio (35.5 cm. tall), the illustrations are after line drawings, volume title present but detached and chipped, library markings including a hand stamp on the verso of every plate, many plates have age spotting or speckling but usually in margins, still sewn together but only the detached front cover of a later binding remains. Photos available upon request.

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        The Highlands of Aethiopia

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans,, 1844.. 3 volumes octavo. Original terracotta finely-diapered cloth, title gilt to spines, blind stamped compartments to the spine and panels to the boards, cream surface-paper endpapers. Lithographic frontispiece to each, those in volumes I and II single-tint studies after Bernatz, that in volume III a hand-coloured portrait of Saheela [Sahla] Selassie from a sketch by Harris, chromolithographic dedication leaf and a large folding map to volume I, title-page vignettes. A little rubbed, corners bumped, spines sunned and with some minor restoration, endpapers slightly discoloured, pale foxing to the plates, light toning, two clean tears to the map professionally repaired, a very good set. First edition. A soldier of the Bombay Army, Harris has first travelled out to Africa in 1836 for his health. Meeting Richard Williamson, a like-minded Bombay civil servant, on the voyage out, Harris immediately set of on a shooting expedition to the interior. They "started by ox-wagon from Algoa Bay, by way of Somerset and the Orange River, and travelled in a north-easterly direction until they reached the regions of the formidable Matabele chief Mzilikaze. He proved friendly, and permitted the travellers to return to the Cape by a new and previously closed route by summer of 1837" (ODNB). He returned to India becoming field engineer for the Sind army in 1838, and in 1840 he was made superintending engineer to the southern provinces. In 1841 he was sent in charge of the mission to open trade relations with the then virtually unknown Christian kingdom of Shoa in the highlands of Ethiopia. He returned to England with a commercial treaty with that state, and was knighted for his services in 1844, publishing his account in the same year. "The journey through the hinterland of the country is described in great detail, as are the cultures of the various cities that were visited. While this is truly an epic of travel and exploration, there are two sporting incidents of note with a huge buffalo bagged near the Casam River and elephant taken in Galla country" (Czech). All front pastedowns with the ownership inscription of the Rev. Thomas Pyne who in 1840 was given responsibility for the guardianship of two princes from the Gold Coast, (John) Ossoo Ansah, son of the reigning king of Ashanti, and his cousin (William) Quanti Massah, the princes had been sent as hostages under a peace treaty of 1831 between the Ashantis and the British government. Pyne's archive at SOAS shows his considerable interest in African affairs. A very nice set in the original cloth with minimal restoration.

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        The Highlands of Aethiopia, 3 Volumes

      London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1844. A fine set, bound in dark green 3/4 calf , gilt decoration on and flanking each raised band on the spine, with red calf spine labels having bright gilt letters. Slight wear at top of one spine only. No foxing , but clean and tight inside. Collated with Abbey Travel 290, half titles and all other pages and illustrations complete as called for. The author, of the Bombay Engineers, East India Co., was sent to the unknown Kingdom of Shoa to open trade and diplomatic relations. His party of 16 included a naturalist, an artist, and a surveyor. A Treaty was signed with Sahela Selassie, and Harris (1807- 1848) was knighted the year this set was published. It is an epic of travel and exploration, describing the hinterland of Ethiopia and its people in great detail. Fine, and scarce especially in this condition. . First Edition. Illus. by Folding Map, Tinted Frontispiece in Each Volume, and Color Dedication Page in Style of Illuminated Leaf. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        VIEWS OF ANCIENT MONUMENTS IN CENTRAL AMERICA, CHIAPAS AND YUCATAN

      London: F. Catherwood, 1844.. [2],24pp., plus chromolithographed title by Owen Jones printed in red, blue, and gold; lithographic map printed in red and black; twenty-five tinted lithographic plates after Catherwood. Folio. Original half straight- grain green morocco and green moiré cloth-covered boards, titled in gilt "Catherwood's Views / in Central America / Chiapas and Yucatan" at center of upper cover, titled in gilt on spine. Small neat expert repairs to the corners of the covers. In a green morocco-backed cloth box. "In the whole range of literature on the Maya there has never appeared a more magnificent work" - Von Hagen. This beautiful and rare plate book was printed in an edition of 300 copies. It is seldom found in presentable condition, and it is one of the first and primary visual records of the rediscovery of Mayan civilization. Until the publication of the work of Alfred Maudslay at the turn of the century, this was the greatest record of Mayan iconography. Frederick Catherwood was a British architect and artist with a strong interest in archaeology. These combined talents led him to accompany the American traveller and explorer, John Lloyd Stephens, on two trips to the Mayan region of southern Mexico in 1839 and 1841. These explorations resulted in Stephens' two famous works, INCIDENTS OF TRAVEL IN CENTRAL AMERICA, CHIAPAS, AND YUCATAN and INCIDENTS OF TRAVEL IN YUCATAN. These immensely popular works, foundation stones in Mayan studies, were both illustrated by Catherwood and inspired him to undertake the larger portfolio. VIEWS... was produced in London, although issued with both London and New York titlepages. Catherwood recruited some of the most distinguished lithographers in London to translate his originals onto stone: Andrew Picken, Henry Warren, William Parrott, John C. Bourne, Thomas Shotter Boys, and George Belton Moore. The beautiful titlepage was executed by Owen Jones. Three hundred sets were produced, most of them tinted, as in the present copy (there is a colored issue on card stock, which is exceedingly rare). The views depict monuments and buildings at Copan, Palenque, Uxmal, Las Monjas, Chichen Itza, Tulum, and several scattered sights. The work of Stephens and Catherwood received great praise, but neither lived to enjoy it long. Stephens died in 1852 of malaria contracted in Colombia, and Catherwood went down on a steamship in the North Atlantic in 1854. "Catherwood belongs to a species, the artist- archaeologist, which is all but extinct. Piranesi was the most celebrated specimen and Catherwood his not unworthy successor" - Aldous Huxley. Not in Abbey. PALAU 50290. SABIN 11520. TOOLEY 133. Von Hagen, SEARCH FOR THE MAYA, pp.320-24. GROCE & WALLACE, p.115. HILL 263.

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        Views of Ancient Monuments in Central America Chiapis and Yucatan

      London: F. Catherwood, 1844. Folio. (21¼ x 14¼ inches). Chromolithographed title by Owen Jones printed in red, blue, and gold, 1 lithographic map printed in red and black, 25 tinted lithographic plates after Catherwood. Original green moiré cloth-covered boards, titled in gilt "Catherwood's Views / in Central America / Chiapas and Yucatan" at center of upper cover, expertly rebacked to style in green morocco, the flat spine titled in gilt, small neat expert repairs to the corners of the covers, modern green morocco-backed cloth box. "In the whole range of literature on the Maya there has never appeared a more magnificent work" (Von Hagen). This beautiful and rare plate book was printed in an edition of 300 copies. It is seldom found in presentable condition, and is one of the first and primary visual records of the rediscovery of Mayan civilization. Until the publication of the work of Alfred Maudslay at the turn of the century, this was the greatest record of Mayan iconography. Frederick Catherwood was a British architect and artist with a strong interest in archaeology. These combined talents led him to accompany the American traveller and explorer, John Lloyd Stephens, on two trips to the Mayan region of southern Mexico in 1839 and 1841. These explorations resulted in Stephens' two famous works, Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan and Incidents of Travel in Yucatan. These immensely popular works, foundation stones in Mayan studies, were both illustrated by Catherwood and inspired him to undertake the larger portfolio. The Views was produced in London, although issued with both London and New York titlepages. Catherwood recruited some of the most distinguished lithographers in London to translate his originals onto stone: Andrew Picken, Henry Warren, William Parrott, John C. Bourne, Thomas Shotter Boys, and George Belton Moore. The beautiful titlepage was executed by Owen Jones. Three hundred sets were produced, most of them tinted, as in the present copy (there is a coloured issue on card stock, which is exceedingly rare). The views depict monuments and buildings at Copan, Palenque, Uxmal, Las Monjas, Chichen Itza, Tulum, and several scattered sights. The work of Stephens and Catherwood received great praise, but neither lived to enjoy it long. Stephens died in 1852 of malaria contracted in Colombia, and Catherwood went down on a steamship in the North Atlantic in 1854. "Catherwood belongs to a species, the artist- archaeologist, which is all but extinct. Piranesi was the most celebrated specimen and Catherwood his not unworthy successor" (Aldous Huxley). Sabin 11520; Tooley (1954) 133 (gives a list of the plates); Von Hagen, Search for the Maya, pp. 320-24; Palau 50290; Groce & Wallace, p.115; cf. Hill [2004], 263. Not in Abbey.

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        Des Deutschen Mannes Geschaftshelfer; Enthaltend die Nusslichsten

      1844. Diefenbach, Daniel. Des Deutschen Mannes Geschaftshelfer: Enthaltend die Nusslichsten und Gebrauchlichsten Vorschriften, Um Mehrere Arten von Geschaftsschriften, Ohne Hulfe eines Anwalts oder Notarius Gesetzmassig in Deutscher Sprache, Selbst zu Schreiben. Baltimore: Gedruckt in der Buch-Handlung der Evang. Luth. Kirche, 1844. 123, [1] pp. 12mo. (5-3/4" x 4-1/2"). Contemporary three quarter sheep over plain paper boards. Moderate rubbing to boards and extremities with some wear to spine ends and corners, rear joint starting. Occasional foxing, faint annotations to a few leaves. Early annotations in pencil to endleaves, interior otherwise clean. * Only edition. Diefenbach, a Pennsylvania German, seems to have based this formbook on Thomas Crowell's The Counsellor, or Every Man His Own Lawyer (1844). It contains a variety of forms relating to personal and business transactions. OCLC locates 7 copies, 6 in North America, none in a law library. Not in Cohen.

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        The Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror, under the Command of Capt. J. C. Ross during 1839-1843: Mammalia

      London: E.W. Jansen, 1844-1875. First edition. The wrappers are a bit age-toned, the text and plates are generally clean and free from foxing, custom-made clam-shell box is new; a clean copy in near fine condition.. Pp. xii, 53, 62 plates (1 plate not numbered, 30 of the whale plates are fine facsimile reproductions, 17 of the original hand-colored plates are present, other plain plates present). Unbound in the original wrappers (from the "Fishes" part), as published, in new custom-made clam-shell box of half brown morocco over cream-colored textured cloth, boldly lettered in gilt on the spine, sm folio. This work presents the complete Mammalia section from The Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror (Richardson, J. and Gray, J.E., editors). Details of contents follow: pp. i-iv: hand-colored chart of the south circumpolar regions, showing the discovery tracks of Cook, Weddell and Ross, and title page (both blank on verso); pp. v-xii introductory text "summary of the voyage" by Joseph Dalton Hooker. The 53 text-pages are divided in chapters: Chapter I - The Seals of the Southern Hemisphere (pp. 1-12), Chapter II - Miscellanea (pp. 12a -12d), and Chapter III - On the cetaceous animals (pp.13-53). The 62 plates are collated as follows: I-X, XIV-XVII, XXII are plates to accompany the Seals section; XXIII, 19-22, 25-29 are plates to accompany the Miscellanea section (depicting mostly small rodents and bats) and the plates to accompany the cetaceous animals section are as follows: 1 plate is not numbered, 1-32, 32bis, 33-37, Plates 1 to 30 of this series are in recent facsimile, made on good heavy paper at the same size as the other plates. 17 of the illustrations to accompany the Seals and Miscellanea sections are the original hand-colored plates. The unbound sheets in original printed wrappers (as issued) are now preserved in a new custom-made clam-shell box of brown gilt-decorated half morocco over cloth-covered boards, sm folio. The unbound pages of this work are presented the in original "Zoology of voyage of Erebus and Terror" oversized wrappers (of the "Fishes" section instead of the "Mammalia" section). The separately issued title page to the Mammalia section is included.

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        Versuch einer Monographie des grossen Veitstanzes und der unwillkürlichen Muskelbewegung, nebst Bewegungen über den Taranteltanz und die Beriberi

      Leipzig, Brockhaus 1844. 23 cm. 30, (2), 486, (2) Seiten Festeinband, Halbledereinband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung - Waller 10284 - Geschichte, Krankheitsverlauf und Therapie, unter anderem: Feier des Johannisfestes, Johannistanz, verschiedene Bezeichnungen des Veitstanzes, Veitstanz in anderen Ländern, Unterschiede zwischen Veitstanz und unwillkürlichen Muskelbewegungen. Der Anhang über den in Süditalien heimischen Taranteltanz (Tarantella) und die Vitaminmangelkrankheit Beriberi, deren tatsächliche Ursache der Verfasser nicht erkennt, sondern als Ursache eine rheumatische Affektion des Gangliennervensystems vermutet. Rücken Schabspuren, stellenweise gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig, erste 30 Blatt in der oberen Ecke Feuchtigkeitsrand, auf Vorsatz Besitzeintrag des schwedischen Arztes Johan Anton Waldenström (1838-1879) -

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        Reliques of Ancient English Poetry:

      sp;- London - Edward Moxon, 1844 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A handsome collectionof Percy's masterpiece, with an advertisement, preface and 'foregoing essay' to first volume. In three volumes complete. Thomas Percy(1729 - 1811) was Bishop of Dromore. Before being made bishop, he was chaplain to George III. Percy's greatest contribution is considered to be his Reliques of Ancient English Poetry (1765), the first of the great ballad collections, which was the one work most responsible for the ballad revival in English poetry that was a significant part of the Romanticmovement. The Reliques of Ancient English Poetry set the stage not only for Robert Burns, but also for Wordsworth and Coleridge's Lyrical Ballads. The book is based on an old manuscript collection of poetry, which Percy claimed to have rescued in Humphrey Pitt's house at Shifnal, Shropshire, from the hands of the housemaid who was about to light the fire with it. The manuscript was edited in its complete form by J. W. Hales and F. J. Furnivall in 1867 - 1868. This manuscript provides the core of the work but many other ballads were found and included, some by Percy's friends Johnson, William Shenstone, Thomas Warton, and some from a similar collection made by Samuel Pepys. Previous owner's bookplates to front pastedowns. Condition: Handsomely rebound in calf. Externally, in excellent condition with only minor shelfwear and the odd mark to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean throughout but with the odd handling mark and slight scattered foxing to endpapers only. Overall: NEAR FINE.

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        Plate XII Swift Fox. The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America

      Philadelphia: Audubon, J.J., 1844. Imperial Folio Edition Fine with bright original hand-coloring. A Fine original hand-colored lithographed plate, archivally matted and accompanied by original text. First Royal Octavo Edition. (10.5 x 7 inches). Drawn from nature by John Woodhouse Audubon, drawn on stone by William E. Hitchcock and lithographed, printed and colored by JT Bowen, Philadelphia. The Quadrupeds of North America, which encompassed a total of 155 native American four-legged (thus quadruped) mammals individually documented and portrayed in their landscape and natural settings, was a collaborative effort between premier Nineteenth Century American naturalist painters: John James, his sons John Woodhouse and Victor Gifford Audubon and the naturalist Reverend John Bachman. To document and portray what Audubon considered a dwindling resource; the native mammals set among the splendor and majesty of the uninhabited America landscape, the team traveled westward from Audubon's home in Mill Grove, Pennsylvania up the Missouri River and through territory just previously explored by Lewis and Clark, from the Canadian border of the Northern Russian Territories, now Alaska, southward to Mexico. Arduous and monumental, the journey influenced the pathos of the compositions, however, the true legacy of the work rests on John James Audubon's prolific vision and mastery of his subject and medium. Heretofore unseen, The Quadrupeds of North American is a wildlife classic: an essential and timeless contribution to both American Culture and the Art of American Wildlife Painting. The American Review, a Whig journal, heralded the national origin of the Quadrupeds: "We have at last have a Great National Work, originated and completed among us- authors, artists and artisans of which are our own citizens.. the Bible of Nature!" (John James Audubon in the West. New York: Henry H. Abrams, 2000) &

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        [MANUSCRIPT LOG OF THE U.S.S. DELAWARE, KEPT BY ROBERT STORER, DURING HER FINAL CRUISE HOME FROM THE MEDITERRANEAN]

      [Various places]. Jan. 1 - March 22, 1844.. 62pp. Quarto. Original brown cloth. Cloth moderately soiled and stained. Light dampstaining to some of the text. About very good. Manuscript log book of the U.S.S. Delaware, kept by seaman Robert B. Storer during the ship's final voyage. The U.S.S. Delaware was launched in October 1820. She spent most of her active duty cruising in the Mediterranean, where she served in the interests of American commerce and diplomacy in that area, though she also spent several years stationed in Brazil, patrolling the coasts of Brazil, Uruguay, and Argentina to represent American interests during political unrest in those countries. She began her final voyage to the Mediterranean in February 1843, setting out from Rio de Janeiro. This log covers the last three months of the Delaware's active service, documenting her return voyage from the Mediterranean to Norfolk. She arrived home in March 1844, and was still at the naval yard in 1861, when she was set afire with other U.S. ships in order to keep them from falling into Confederate hands. The log begins with the ship at anchor in Mahon harbor, off Minorca in the Mediterranean. Storer keeps details of provisioning the ship and readying to sail for first twelve days of January. As is standard with ship's logs, he records speeds, winds, and weather conditions, as well as the positioning of the sails. Everyday events such as inspecting the crew or holding "divine service" on Sundays are noted, as are sightings of other ships' sails and exchanging colors with passing vessels. The Delaware sights the coast of Spain and moves into the Atlantic around the third week in January; on February 2, crew member Jacob Lawrence, a marine, dies (though Storer does not say from what), and his funeral service is held the next day, and Lawrence's body is committed to the deep. Also of note, the Delaware investigates a wreck on Feb. 15: "At 7.45 hauled up the courses, hauled down the jib and laid the main and mizen topsails to the mast, and sent a boat to board the wreck. At 8.15 the boat returned from the wreck; discovered her to be the English Hermaphrodite Brig 'Halifax' of 'Halifax,' loaded with lumber, water logged and foremast sawed off, nothing living on board." The rest of the voyage is uneventful and relatively smooth, and the Delaware sights the Cape Henry lighthouse on March 4th. The last few days are recorded as the ship is anchored at Hampton Roads, including a salute to the passing of former Secretary of the Navy Thomas Gilmer, who died on February 28th.

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

      "Norway House" [Nelson River, Manitoba, Canada]: 12 August 1844. 3pp, plus integral address leaf. Folded sheet. (Short separations at folds, hole from opening costing a few words). Strong content letter between Hudson Bay Company factors on the fur trade and the Oregon Question. Ross writes: "...Our furs, I am happy to see, sold well last winter, with the exception of Beaver, and the quantity sent home was by no means small, yet somehow or other, we cannot manage to make profit nowadays, tho' the trade was never carried on in this country with so little expense; there must be a peg loose somewhere, that is a clear case, but I shall not pretend to say where the leakage is. The trade of this Department for the last outfit is certainly very good ... and as we are now again to hunt beaver without restraint, I expect the current year will produce something even better than the last ... The Columbia too has given large return for the last outfit but its expenses, I fear, will swallow all up, and probably more; our affairs in that quarter, I expect are in a very critical state. The Americans are pouring across the mountains by thousands, and if the Oregon question be not speedily settled, some serious mischief will assuredly arise before long. These grasping Republicans it appears insist on the line of 49 to the sea; if they get that, it will be better to give them the whole, the rest will be of little value to England and will rather be a source of trouble and annoyance than of real benefit to the nation; they have no just claim whatever to any portion of the territory, but John Bull, good honest soul as he is, terrible when his anger is up, allows himself to be cheated and gulled by every body who can manage to blurry and tickle him into good humour. For my own part, I sincerely wish we were well rid of the whole concern, for I strongly fear we shall then suffer the heaviest blow that ever fell on the fur trade..." For much of the first half of the 19th century, Great Britain and the United States had jointly occupied the fur rich Oregon country (known as the Columbia District to the HBC), the northwest coast region west of the continental divide, north of the Columbia River to the 54th parallel. By 1844, however, with America's vision of manifest destiny in full swing, the U.S. laid claim to the region, launching the Fifty-four Forty or Fight campaign. Particularly debated was the area north of the Columbia but south of the 49th parallel (i.e. much of present day Washington State). Ross here argues that if that area were ceded, then the entire region to the 54th parallel might as well be foresaken. Two years later, the Oregon Treaty was signed, setting the boundary between the U.S. and Canada as the 49th parallel.

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        Plate LXXIII Rocky Mountain Sheep The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America

      Philadelphia: Audubon, J.J., 1844. Imperial Folio Edition Fine with bright original hand-coloring. Original and rare hand-colored lithograph (21 x 27 inches, 533.4 x 686.8 mm) by JT Bowen after painting by John James Audubon, FRS, FLS for the Imperial Folio Edition of the Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. The Rocky Mountain Sheep is in Fine condition with bright and rich original hand-coloring, & The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America (Philadelphia c.1845-48) represents the culmination of a lifelong dream held by America's most prominent naturalist and visionary, John James Audubon (1785-1851). Following the completion of his magnum opus, the Double Elephant Folio Edition of Birds of America, c. 1824-38, Audubon was at liberty to pursue a project close to his heart, large scale portraits of all of North America's native animals. Audubon's effort to render America four-legged (thus quadruped) mammals in their natural settings pioneered the way for an entire culture of naturalist artists and engravers. Once the animals were placed within their native habitat, inspired by Audubon's classical composition and watchful eye, most subsequent naturalist painters rarely presented animals and birds void of a full botanical perch, landscaped setting, or woodland background. Very few, if any naturalist artists returned to the solo vignette so commonly found in most natural history works from the previous three centuries. Audubon's dream to complete this monumental work was made manifest through the artistic and clerical assistance of his two sons, John Woodhouse and Victor Gifford, as well as the Reverend John Bachman, who contributed the excellent text for the production. Today, the tale of Audubon's westward journey to hunt and gather skins and specimens and thus inspiration to complete the 155 paintings for the Quadrupeds is common enough. The story of how he sold his work through subscription format and created a smaller (Royal Octavo Edition) as a more democratic and affordable option to the production has been told religiously, and in great detail, by anyone reviewing these masterpieces once again. Yet through these critiques, America's premier ornithologist, painter and naturalist has gained his rightful place among the masters of Animal Portraiture, painters like Edwin Landseer and George Stubbs.& Regardless of any criticism his artistic practices and personal affairs may have encountered, Audubon's legacy has enriched our understanding and appreciation of America's native species, both birds and animals. In addition, through Audubon's paintings we are offered the very first glimpses of the American landscape west of the Mississippi, as his work predates that of the Hudson River Artists. (Blum, Picturing Nature, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1993. Sabin 2367, Wood 208). &

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        [England - Essex & Kent]

      Southampton., 1844. Size: 655 x 1000 mm. Electrotype engraving with original full wash colour. Fine condition. A truly superb, accurate and informative ordnance survey map of the county of Essex, together with the extreme northern coast of Kent and a small portion of north and east London. The map is neatly dissected into 24 linen backed squares, and conveys an extraordinary amount of depth and detail to the regions that it covers. Parks, Stately homes, roads, rivers, lakes, railways, copses, forests and woodland are all rendered in the finest detail. This map is the North East section of an original 4 sheet map, entitled "Forty Miles around London". The extent of the map is from Dartford in the south to Tottenham in the west to Rochford in the east to Fyfield in the north.

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        Oeuvres de Turgot. Nouvelle édition classée par ordre de matières avec les notes de Dupont de Nemours augmuntée de letrres inédites des questions sur le commerce, et d'observations et de notes nouvelles par MM. Eugène Daire et Hippolyte Dussard et précédée d'une notice sur la vie et les ouvrages de Turgot par M. Eugène Daire

      Paris, Guillaumin 1844.. 2 vols. kl.-4°. CXVIII (2) 675 S., 2 Bll., 844 S. Mit Titelportr. in Stahlst. HLdr. d. Zt. m. Rückengoldpräg. Kress C 6500 - Turgot (1727-1781 in Paris), französischer Staatsmann und Ökonom der Aufklärung, der die die Grundzüge des Ertragsgesetzes beschrieb.Leon Say bezeichnete Turgot als Gründer der modernen politischen Ökonomie.

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        The Book (Boke, Booke) of Common Prayer, 1549-1844, in Seven Volumes [The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church according to the use of the Church of England]

      William Pickering, Charles Whittingham (printer). Collectible - Good. Folio 35cm. Vellum Hardcovers. , 1844. . . . All seven volumes are uniformly bound in original full vellum with yapped edges. Gilt decoration on the panels, leather labels and gilt lettering on the spines. Surfaces show some smudging and wear. Corners peeled. Spine ends and joints chipping; labels chipped, one missing entirely. Hinges and bindings intact. Deckled textblock edges. Pages show off-setting throughout, and occasional mild foxing, but are free of any previous owner markings. Beautiful reprintings of 7 original editions of "The Book of Common Prayer" throughout history. ORnate title pages, red and black ink, wood-cut decorations. Includes: Edward VI- 1549, Edward VI- 1552, Elizabeth- 1559, James I- 1604, Charles I- 1637, Charles II- 1662, and Victoria- 1844. . Offered by the Antiquarian, Rare, and Collectible department of Better World Books. Your purchase benefits global literacy programs. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.

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        The Danube: Its History, Scenery, and Topography

      London & New York: Virtue & Co., 1844. "THERE IS A CHARM IN THE VERY NAME OF THE DANUBE" Original full tan calf leather, elaborately gilt-decorated spine, raised bands, spine label, all edges gilt, gilt fillet on boards, early edition of this handsome illustrated decscription of the Danube River region, with vignette title page, frontispiece portrait, map, 81 full-page steel engravings, and in-text woodcut engravings by W. H. Bartlett. Bartlett was one of the most accomplished and popular European traveler-artists of the 19th century. Here he collaborated with William Beattie, whose text accompanies Bartlett's illustrations of sights and scenes along the Danube. First published in 1840. Light marginal dampstaining to frontispiece and engraved title page, otherwise interior very clean. The original binding is most handsome. A lovely copy. Photos available upon request.. First Edition. Full Calf Leather. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover.

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        The Danube, its History, Scenery, and Topography,

      London: George Virtue,, 1844. Splendidly Illustrated, from Sketches Taken on the Spot by Abresch, and Drawn by W. H. Bartlett. Engraved by J. Cousen, J. C. Bentley, R. Brandard, and other eminent artists. Edited by William Beattie. Quarto (274 × 210 mm). Finely bound in full green calf, spine elaborately gilt-tooled in compartments with a red morocco label, sides bordered with gilt and blind rules, and an elaborate foliate roll gilt, and panelled with blind tooling matching the spine, gilt rolled turn-ins and board edges, yellow endpapers, all edges gilt. Lacking the portrait frontispiece, with the engraved half title, vignette title page, and 79 illustrated plates by Bartlett, 1 map and numerous vignettes in the text. Spine darkened, rubbing to extremities, some minor ink marks to covers, leaves and plates generally fresh. A very good copy. First book edition, originally issued in 20 parts to subscribers from 1842-4. One of the most popular of the Bartlett-Beattie collaborations.

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        The Danube: Its History, Scenery, and Topography. By . . . Splendidly Illustrated, from Sketches Taken on the Spot, by Abresch, and Drawn by W. H. Bartlett, Esq

      London: James S. Virtue 1844. London: James S. Virtue, [1844]. . First edition.. Spine and corners skillfully (almost imperceptibly) repaired; occasional light foxing; fine copy..Small folio, original blind- and gilt-stamped blue cloth, gilt lettering, a.e.g. Frontis portrait, engraved vignette title-page, two maps, 80 plates engraved after drawings by William Henry Bartlett, and 80 woodcut text illustrations after sketches by Franz Abresch. ¦ One of the most fruitful collaborations of Dr. Beattie and the brilliant illustrator W. H. Bartlett, following the course of the Danube River through Germany, Austria, and Hungary, and into Turkey. Beattie's text is historically and topographically detailed, and Bartlett's many engraved views are compelling.

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        Letters to friends at home, from June June 1843 to May 1844 / by an Idler

      Calcutta : Star Press, 1844. 1st Edition. Description: xv, 287p. ; 21cm. Subjects: British - India - Social life and customs - Correspondence. Originally published in the Overland Calcutta star. Includes dedication to Lord Ellenborough, Late Governor-General of India. Earlier title, published in 1843: Letters to friends at home, from June 1842 to May 1843. Good copy bound in contemporary gilt-blocked, leather-backed navy cloth. Rebacked with the original spine laid back. Some wear to spine bands and panel edges. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression.

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        [AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM OREGON MISSIONARY HENRY BRIDGEMAN BREWER TO HIS PARENTS, DESCRIBING THE ATTEMPTED HUMAN SACRIFICE OF A YOUNG SLAVE BY LOCAL INDIANS AND THE CHILD'S RESCUE BY A FELLOW MISSIONARY, AS WELL AS THE ACTIVITIES OF THE MISSIONARIES]

      Oregon Territory, Columbia River. Sept. 27 to Oct. 3, 1844.. [4]pp. manuscript letter on a folded sheet, addressed and postmarked on a blank portion of the fourth page. Old folds. A few stains. Some small closed splits along folds, longer split along bottom fold of second leaf, with no loss of text. Overall very good. A remarkable letter, offering a wealth of information on the activities of the Methodist Mission in Oregon Territory in the 1840s, and also including vivid details of the attempted sacrifice of a young slave by local Indians. At the time of this letter the Methodist Mission in Oregon was a decade old, and leadership was passing from the mission's founder, Rev. Jason Lee. Henry Brewer's letter describes this tumultuous time in the mission's history, gives information on his own experiences with local Indians, and relates, in riveting detail, the near sacrifice of a young slave. Henry Bridgeman Brewer (1813- 86) was a Methodist missionary born in Wilbraham, Massachusetts. In October 1839 he sailed with the Methodist Episcopal Mission around Cape Horn, arriving at Fort Vancouver the following June. He served as a farmer, teacher, and translator at the Wascopum Mission at the Dalles of the Columbia River until 1847, when the mission was transferred to the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, and he returned to Massachusetts. The most striking passage in Brewer's letter describes the attempted sacrifice of a young slave by a grieving Indian father: "While we were on our visit to Wallamette a circumstance took place which shows that heathenistic practices are not all done away. It may be a good story for a Sabbath school. Sinimsh an Indian who lives not far from our house had a little boy whom he loved dearly; the father's heart was set upon him. This little boy was taken sick and died. The father had a little slave that used to wait upon his little son in his life time. The father thought for the love he had for his son he ought to sacrifice the slave at his death, accordingly the deceased child and the living slave were taken to the sepulchre of the dead. (The Indians of the Dalles bury their dead in houses made of boards on an island in the Dalles to keep them from the wolves). The slave is probably eight years old. He made no resistance. They bound him hand & foot & laid him upon the bodies of other deceased persons who had been recently placed there, with his face downward & the body of the deceased child placed upon him. Just as they were about to leave him he called to them to loose the cord that bound him but they heeded not his cries. In this awful situation he spent one long dismal night though before morning he shook the corpse off from him. He said he heard the dead singing (the Indians believe this to be really true). One of the chiefs was in at Br. Perkins & was mentioning the circumstances & said he tried to dissuade them from doing as they did. Br. P. tried to have them bring him away that night but in vain. The next day Br. Perkins ransomed him from the grave by paying three blankets & a shirt which are to be placed in the room of the slave so that the dead may not be robbed. Br. P. has named him Ransom for he was ransomed from the grave. The little slave is a bright active little fellow. The sores where he was tied have not quite healed. Br. P. has him along & will probably put him out to some good pious man at Wallamette as an apprentice." Brewer's letter also gives a great deal of information about the activities of the missionaries in Oregon, including the succession of the leadership of the mission from the founder, Jason Lee, to George Gary, and the activities of missionaries Alvin F. Waller and H.K.W. Perkins. Brewer writes: "You no doubt have been apprised that Rev. Geo. Gary has been appointed to supercede Br. Lee in the superintendency of the Oregon Mission. The board no doubt made a good selection. Br. Gary is a good Father to us all. He is now 51 years old & a man of much experience. The board authorized him to dismiss all of the secular men of the mission except myself & sell all the farms, mills &c &c of the mission except the Wascopam [sic] farm, as they know not enough about that station to determine. Br. Gary has acted accordingly. The three farms on the Willamette are sold. The Indian school is given up, the store at Willamette Falls is sold &c." Toward the end of the letter, in a passage dated October 3, Brewer announces his arrival at Wallamette Falls, relates news of the health of his wife, and describes the recent murder of a feared Indian: "Kladicula the Indian who abused us last spring was shot by a Cayuse Indian a few days before I left home. The Indians all seem to rejoice for they feared him. Thus you see vengeance belongs to God. I have felt for some time as though he would be cut off for his sins." An exceptional letter from an Oregon missionary, offering a firsthand account of attempted human sacrifice by Indians, as well as details of missionary activities.

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        The Comic Almanack: An Ephemeris in Jest and Earnest, containing Merry Tales, Humorous Poetry, Quips, and Oddities. First Series, 1835-1843; Second Series, 1844-1853. In two volumes

      43; Second Series, 1844-1853. In two volumes., 1880 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A smart set of this richly illustrated humorous almanac, with diverse content spanning 18 years. 'With many Hundred Illustrations by George Cruikshank and other artists'. Featuring a frontispiece to Volume I, a fold out frontispiece to Volume II, andseveral fold out plates. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In a full tree calf binding, with gilt lettering and decoration and lovely uniform colour. Externally, only light shelfwear. Front joint to volume twojust starting but perfectly firm. Internally, firmly bound, with only occasional light foxingor small spots. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE EDINBURGH REVIEW

      London: Printed for Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1844. First Collected Edition. Hardcover. 222 x 140 mm (8 3/4 x 5 1/2"). Four volumes. First Collected Edition. VERY ATTRACTIVE CONTEMPORARY PURPLE MOROCCO, boards framed in blind with multiple rules on either side of a decorative roll and featuring complex scrolling floral cornerpieces, raised bands, spines with gilt titling and compartments decorated in blind with scrolling cornerpieces, intricately gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt. Front pastedowns with armorial bookplate of George William Mason. Trivial wear to the leather, backstrips lightly and evenly faded, but AN EXTREMELY FINE SET, with joints and hinges entirely unworn, and VIRTUALLY AS NEW INTERNALLY. This is a collection of book reviews written by Francis, Lord Jeffrey (1773-1850) for the "Edinburgh Review." Jeffrey was obviously a voracious and omnivorous reader, for he describes and evaluates works of history, historical memoirs, poetry, philosophy, jurisprudence, political treatises, and fiction. Jeffrey was one of the founders of the "Edinburgh Review," which became the leading journal of the period in terms of literary criticism. He did not always back winners and contemn losers: he began his review of Wordsworth's "Excursion" with the unfortunate words, "This will never do." On the other hand, he recognized the genius of authors as disparate as Keats and Dickens, whose works he adored. As the title page indicates, Jeffrey at the time of publication was "one of the Judges of the Court of Session in Scotland." In politics he was a confirmed Whig, and he was famous for his genial dinner parties. Although the bindings here are unsigned, they are very much in the style of work produced by the firm of James Hayday (1796-1872), one of the most prominent and productive English binders of the 19th century. He executed a great many pleasing though not especially decorative morocco bindings for Pickering, in addition to some of the most elaborate and magnificent bindings of the period.

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        La Journée du Chrétien, Sanctifiée par la Prière et la Meditation

      Lyon and Paris: Librairie Catholique de Perisse Frères, 1844. Small octavo. viii, 524, (v) pp. A seventeenth century silver gilt, jewelled binding covering a French prayer book, which was placed into the binding at a later date. Very fine in a modern, velvet-lined dropback box.& & The Journée du Chrétien concerned the daily duties of Christians, including devotional prayers to saints and angels, and was similar in construction and function to a Book of Hours. This copy is exquisitely presented in a seventeenth century jewel-encrusted binding, both covers of which bear a filigree ornament in all four corners as well as, at the top, a crucifix in which Adam's skull appears at the feet of Christ to symbolize the cleansing of Adam's sin through Christ's blood. In the center of each cover is the imperial double eagle of the Holy Roman Empire, and below is a pair of hands clasping a heart. Both of the covers and the spine are decorated with dozens of semiprecious stones including amethysts, garnets, simulated sapphires, and turquoise; the clasps are encrusted with similar jewels, as are the elongated head- and tailbands. The pastedowns are red velvet, endleaves blue silk. This is a truly remarkable binding of uncommon beauty, with all the stones present and firmly set, and only minor wear to the gilt. & & The book previously had been in the Hohenzollern collection exhibited at Frankfurt's Städel Museum in 1928, and more recently was owned by Cornelius Hauck, who had acquired it from the famed German bookseller Emil Offenbacher in the mid-1950s. The inside of the front endpaper bears Hauck's bookplate, and the stamp of "Stadtbibliothek" appears on the verso of the title page.

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        Saggio Elementare di Diritto Pubblico Ecclesiastico

      1844. [Vittadini, Antonio]. Saggio Elementare di Diritto Pubblico Ecclesiastico. Lugano: Dalla Tipografia Veladini E Comp, 1844. Two volumes bound as one, each with title page and individual pagination. xv, 381; [iv], 376 pp. Octavo (8" x 5"). Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt title and fillets to spine, speckled edges. Light rubbing to extremities and boards, rear hinge cracked but secure, corners bumped. Light to moderate toning to text, light foxing in a few places. Early signature to rear pastedown, interior otherwise clean. Ex-monastery library. Stamps to half-title. An attractive copy of a scarce title. * First edition. A vade mecum that offers a good overview of the state of canon law in mid nineteenth-century Italy. The first volume addresses the law in scripture and the law regarding churches and clergy. The second volume discusses the law regarding the clergy (from the lowest official to the pope) in greater detail. OCLC locates 3 copies worldwide, 1 in North America (at Santa Clara University). KVK locates 9 copies, 8 in Italy, 1 in Germany. Not in The Canon Law Collection of the Library of Congress.

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        Quran / Maulavi Abdul Qadir ka tarjuma zuban i Urdu men, aur hashiye Nasara musannif ke

      (Islamabad); Ila'ha'ba'd : Presbiterian Mishan Pres., 1844. 1st Edition in this form. Physical desc.: iv, 456 p ; 23 cm. Translation of the Koran from Arabic with critical commentary. In the Roman character intended presumably for use by field missionaries. Extensive bibliographical footnotes. Urdu text in Roman script. Translation of the Koran from Arabic, with critical commentary. Subject: Koran. Language: Arabic ; Urdu. Finely bound in modern gilt-blocked, fine-ribbed cloth. Text fine, with only minimal creasing to the prelim edges. An uncommonly good example of a scarce imprint - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

      First Edition in book form by Chapman and Hall, London: 1844. Very good+ in elaborate full leather (calf) covered boards with gilt borders on the front and rear boards, five raised bands on the spine with red morocco, title labels with gilt text in two of the compartments with gilt tool work in the others. The end sheets are marbled with gilt inner dentelles that have offset to the edges of the first and last free end pages. The top edge of the text block is gilt. The binding is by Ramage of London as can be seen by that firm's gilt embossed line on the front paste down just above the dentelle. There is a small prior owner's book plate on the front pastedown, the same name with an address is stamped on the first free end page and the name appears again in ink on the second free end page. While the hinges are tight and sound the joints are rubbed; but, with no sign of starting. An octavo measuring 8 3/16" tall by 5 1/4" containing 624 pages of text. Illustrated with 40 engraved plates by H. K. Browne ("Phiz"). This is a mixed state first edition with the transposed pound sign on the sign-post on the vignette title page; but, with the second issue, fourteen-line errata page. (Gimbel/Podeschi, A72; Smith, 65-67; Eckel, p83)

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        An Account of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in the Republic of Mexico; with Proposals for Establishing a Communication between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, based upon the Surveys and Reports of a Scientific Commission, Appointed by the Projector

      London: Ackermann and Co. Et al., 1844 Book. Very Good. Leather Bound. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. [Bound with]: Anderson, Arthur: Communications with India, China, &c. Via Egypt, 28pp., not printed for sale, [c. 1844]; [Bound with]: Galloway, John Alexander: Observations on the Proposed Improvements in the Overland Route via Egypt, with remarks on the Ship Canal, the Boulac Canal, and the Suez Railroad, with a front free endpaper presentation inscription by the author. London: Ackermann and Co. Et al., 1844. First Editions. Octavo, 3 works in one. [iv], 188; 28; 24pp. With six folding engraved maps, one hand-coloured, Period brown gilt tooled half calf with marbled boards. A very good copy. With the bookplate of Baron Hambro. An interesting sammelband of three rare pamphlets on important 19th century transportation routes. In regards to the main work: "Since the days of Hernán Cortés, the Tehuantepec isthmus has been considered a favourable route, first for an interoceanic canal, and since the 19th century for an interoceanic railway. Its proximity to the axes of international trade gives it some advantage over the Panama route; the Isthmus of Panama, however, is significantly narrower, making for a shorter traversal, even if the canal is farther from trade routes" (Wikipedia); Sabin 26546..

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        MAKHZAN UL ASRAR, THE TREASURY OF SECRETS: being the first of the five poems, or khamsah of Shaikh Nizami, of Ganjah. Edited from an ancient manuscript. With various readings, and a selected commentary, by Nathaniel Bland

      London, printed for the Society for the Publication of Oriental Texts, sold by James Madden & Co., 1844.. FIRST EDITION, 1844. Small 4to, 260 x 200 mm, 10¼ x 7¾ inches, Persian title in Arabic characters at head of first title page, added title page and text in Persian; paged with Arabic characters, pages (4); (2), 5, (1), 118, rebound in plain black cloth, original printed paper label to upper cover, new printed paper label to spine new endpapers. Label on upper cover slightly browned and slightly worn, very slight foxing to English title page, dedication page and Persian title page, 2 very small closed tears to top edge of Persian title page, many marginal notes in Arabic or Persian to first 8 leaves of text, occasional light fingermarks to lower margin. Otherwise a good tight copy of a rare book. The following notice is tipped in opposite the title page: “The Preface with the English life of Nizami, the variants, and commentary, will form a second part.” However no more was published. Introductory to the text are short biographies of the author. Nezami-ye Ganjavi (1141 to 1209) is considered the greatest romantic epic poet in Persian literature and this work is the first of the 5 long narrative poems for which he is best known. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        A PANORAMIC VIEW OF THE CITY OF FUNCHAL,

      - in the island of Madeira: Sketched on the Spot by Mrs. Reginald Southwood Smith, of Stafford Rectory, Dorset: Executed in the Tinted Style of Lithography, by L. Haghe, Esq., Lithographer to the Queen. Weymouth: B. Benson, 1844. Second Edition. In fólio oblongo de 32x43 cm. Com 3 fólios com folha de rosto, dedicatória, lista de subescritores da obra etexto. Ilustrado com uma magnifica litografia de 120x30 cm. com a vista panoramica do Funchal. [EN] Oblong folio. 4 leaves of text and index. Illustrated with a folding Lithographed Panorama of Funchal, Madeira. approx. 120x30 cm. Original dark brown quarter calf with cloth boards and gilt tooled calf label. Location/localizacao: 1

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        Recuerdos y Bellezas de España: ARAGON . Obra destinada a dar a conocer sus monumentos, antigüedades y vistas pintorescas en láminas dibujadas del natural y litografiadas, por F. J. Parcerisa, acompañadas de texto por P. Piferrer y José María

      J. M. Cuadrado 1844 - 434 p.: con 52 preciosas láminas litográficas en negro, incluso portada a todo color cromolitografiada por J. Donon, Capitulares ilustradas, litografiadas en color y "cules de lampe". Cortes pintados, algo deslucida. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Miniature Portrait on Ivory of Sarah Hodgson Ball [with:] Minature Portrait on Ivory of George Bicknell Washington Ball, by James R. Tooley, Jr

      Philadelphia, 1844; 1843 - William Ball, a relative of Mary Ball Washington, the mother of George Washington, was a Philadelphia goldsmith, who died in 1809; a widower and childless, the bulk of his estate went to the children of his nephew Joseph Ball, the eldest son being George Bicknell Washington Ball. On July 23, 1845, George was married to Sarah Hodgson whose minature portrait, offered here, had been done the previous December by the Philadelphia artist and portrait painter Thomas Officer. Officer had begun his career in 1834, working in Philadelphia until 1845 when he resettled in New York, where he worked until 1849. He subsequently moved to San Francisco, where he died in 1859. Sarah Hodgson, pictured here at age 24, was a lovely young woman, and the artist has fully captured her delicate charm. In 1845 she married George Ball (MINIATURES) In a contemporary brass mat and bevelled glass within a plush- lined leather folding case; minature measurers 3 x 2-1/2 inches, the case, overall, 7 x 6-1/4 inches. Signed on back "Painted by Tho. S. Officer / Phila. December 22-1844"; signed lower right "Tooley 1843". Ms. Hodgson minature in fine condition, some wear to folding case; Mr. Ball with a crack in the ivory at the right edge, away from the subject; the minature is otherwise fine. Case shows some wear [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Plate LXXIII Rocky Mountain Sheep The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America

      Philadelphia: Audubon, J.J., 1844. Imperial Folio Edition Fine with bright original hand-coloring. Original and rare hand-colored lithograph (21 x 27 inches, 533.4 x 686.8 mm) by JT Bowen after painting by John James Audubon, FRS, FLS for the Imperial Folio Edition of the Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. The Rocky Mountain Sheep is in Fine condition with bright and rich original hand-coloring, The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America (Philadelphia c.1845-48) represents the culmination of a lifelong dream held by America's most prominent naturalist and visionary, John James Audubon (1785-1851). Following the completion of his magnum opus, the Double Elephant Folio Edition of Birds of America, c. 1824-38, Audubon was at liberty to pursue a project close to his heart, large scale portraits of all of North America's native animals. Audubon's effort to render America four-legged (thus quadruped) mammals in their natural settings pioneered the way for an entire culture of naturalist artists and engravers. Once the animals were placed within their native habitat, inspired by Audubon's classical composition and watchful eye, most subsequent naturalist painters rarely presented animals and birds void of a full botanical perch, landscaped setting, or woodland background. Very few, if any naturalist artists returned to the solo vignette so commonly found in most natural history works from the previous three centuries. Audubon's dream to complete this monumental work was made manifest through the artistic and clerical assistance of his two sons, John Woodhouse and Victor Gifford, as well as the Reverend John Bachman, who contributed the excellent text for the production. Today, the tale of Audubon's westward journey to hunt and gather skins and specimens and thus inspiration to complete the 155 paintings for the Quadrupeds is common enough. The story of how he sold his work through subscription format and created a smaller (Royal Octavo Edition) as a more democratic and affordable option to the production has been told religiously, and in great detail, by anyone reviewing these masterpieces once again. Yet through these critiques, America's premier ornithologist, painter and naturalist has gained his rightful place among the masters of Animal Portraiture, painters like Edwin Landseer and George Stubbs. Regardless of any criticism his artistic practices and personal affairs may have encountered, Audubon's legacy has enriched our understanding and appreciation of America's native species, both birds and animals. In addition, through Audubon's paintings we are offered the very first glimpses of the American landscape west of the Mississippi, as his work predates that of the Hudson River Artists. (Blum, Picturing Nature, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1993. Sabin 2367, Wood 208).

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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. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo. 22.5cm. Rebound in quarter speckled dark blue calf, raised black ruled bands, gilt decorations in the panels, crimson crushed morocco label, blue marbled boards. Contemporary internal library stamps (no bleed through) otherwise a fine copy., illustrated with 10 folding maps.  A very nice copy of the first American edition. The first published edition of one of the legendary Revolutionary War books. In 1775, Simcoe arrived in America as a young British Army officer. In the fall of 1777 he was promoted to the rank of major and given command of the Queen's Rangers, an American Tory cavalry regiment. This book describes the actions in which the regiment was involved, first around Philadelphia in 1777 and 1778, until the withdrawal of Howe to New York; then around New York in Long Island, Westchester County and New Jersey until the end of 1780. On Dec. 11, 1780, the regiment embarked for Virginia as part of Benedict Arnold's campaign there, serving in all of the dramatic actions in Virginia throughout 1781, and finally ending up trapped at Yorktown with Cornwallis. Simcoe then returned to England where he wrote this book, privately printing it in an elaborate fashion, with ten folding maps illustrating different actions. That edition remains among the rarest examples of Revolutionary Americana (the last two copies sold brought more than $20,000). This scarce first published edition includes a memoir of Simcoe. Simcoe later went on to a distinguished parliamentary and military career, and is best known as the first governor of Upper Canada Lande 749. TPL 562

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        [Seven editions of the Book of Common Prayer, 1549–1844 ]

      William Pickering pr. by Whittingham London: William Pickering (pr. by Whittingham), 1844. Publisher's quarter vellum and marbled paper–covered sides, spines with gilt-stamped leather title and volume labels, vellum variously dust-soiled and showing short cracks on some spines (rubbed through in small spots at the feet of two spines); boards and edges rubbed, a few spine labels with small chips or cracks, one volume with hinges (inside) reinforced, two volumes with minor repairs to joints. Bookseller's small ticket on back pastedowns in two volumes; each title-page save one stamped in upper outer corner by a 19th-century collector as above. Occasional minor foxing only, as a rule, with greater spotting in one section of one volume only. Many signatures unopened.. Folio (35.8 cm, 14"). 7 vols. I: [264] ff. II: [314] ff. III: [134] ff. IV: [130] ff. V: [142] ff. VI: [140] ff. VII: [154] ff. Complete set of Pickering's handsome homages to important editions of the Book of Common Prayer, consisting of six early versions and one contemporary: Edward VI, 1549; Edward VI, 1552; Elizabeth, 1559; James I, 1604; Charles I, 1637 (for the use of the Church of Scotland, commonly called Archbishop Lauds); Charles II, 1662; and Victoria, 1844. The uniform black-letter printing was done by Charles Whittingham the younger, of the Chiswick Press, "distinguished for . . . tasteful design and excellent presswork" (Oxford DNB online).The collaboration between Whittingham and Pickering, one of the most important publishers of the 19th century, produced a number of impressive volumes; the present effort is notable for its outstanding typography and its wood-engraved initials and ornaments done by Mary Byfield. The original title-pages are reproduced in facsimile.Provenance: Elegant old lozenge-shaped ink-stamp on title-pages: "John Brymer Heir-Loom.

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        Käferbuch.

      Allgemeine und specielle Naturgeschichte der Käfer, mit vorzüglicher Rücksicht auf die europäischen Gattungen. Nebst der Anweisung, sie zu sammeln, zuzubereiten und aufzubewahren. Stuttgart, Hoffmann'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1844. Royal-8vo (235 x 200 mm). pp. 268, with 36 (34 handcoloured) lithographed plates. Publisher's printed wrappers (slightly soiled). Nissen ZBI, 321; Horn & Schenkling 1220. The scarcest of the three works by Berge; less known than his 'Conchylien-Buch' and 'Schmetterlingsbuch'. The nice plates depict 1315 illustrations of beetles.

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        Storia Naturale del Conte di Buffon

      Tipografia Arrivabene 1844 Ordinata da Richard e divisa in cinque parti - Nuova edizione arricchita della vita di Buffon e di un discorso sui progressi della storia naturale del 1750 in poi dal conte di Lacepede - in 16° - pp.Oltre 13800 - Mezza pelle con titolo e fregi in oro al dorso - 72 volumi in 25 tomi - 11 tavole più volte ripiegate + 241 incisioni bn + 9 incisioni acquarellate - Ottimo stato di conservazione ad eccezione dei difetti evidenziati - Opera non censita su Iccu al marzo 2008 - Cerniera rotta , primi 4 fogli slegati, piccole mancanze alle ultime 3 tavole del tomo 13° - segni di umidità al piatto inferiore ed alle ultime 8 pagine con incisioni tomo 18 - ultima con mancanza - qualche abrasione ai piatti - Disponiamo solo delle prime quattro parti. Parte prima:Storia naturale dé minerali, L'uomo, Saggio d'aritmetica morale, Storia naturale degli animali - Parte seconda: I Quadrupedi - Parte terza : Uccelli - Parte quarta: Rettili

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        DELLA MEDICINA E DEL MEDICO DISCORSO CON ANNOTAZIONI

      Edito nel 1844 a Milano , In 8° grande, splendida legatura in pelle verde, con piatti incorniciati con fregi in oro, dorso con fregi e titoli in oro,. Trattato sull'etica medica. Buon esemplare.

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        Rimembranze intorno all'oriente.

      Stamperia e Cartiere del Fibreno 1844-46 Due voll. In 4°(mm 250x170). Testo incorniciato da bordura incisa in legno, fregi e testatine silografiche. Pagg. 504; 563 con 18 tavole complessive in litografia fuori testo di cui 10 vedute 6 carte geografiche e 2 statue. Legatura in mezza pelle coeva titoli in oro al dorso. Tagli spruzzati.Elegante edizione napoletana delle "Rimembranze" facente parte della collana "Raccolta di viaggi dalla scoperta del nuovo continente fino a' dì nostri compilata da F. C. Marmocchi", di cui forma i tomi II e III. I presenti volumi, a differenza dell'edizione di Prato (prima edizione con impianto silografico) sono caratterizzati dall'eleganza delle belle vedute litografiche; riportano interessanti notizie storiografiche del viaggio intrapreso a Gerusalemme e dintorni (Palestina, Tolemaide, Haim Fahri, Nazareth, il monte Thabor - Abau Gosh), nel Basso e alto Egitto, nelle isole dell'Egeo: Santorini, Cipro, Citera, Milo, Lemno, Itaca, Cefalonia, Zante, Rodi, ecc.; ed ancora Grecia continentale, Asia Minore, Smirne e Bitinia, Turchia europea con particolare attenzione a Costantinopoli. Bell'esemplare con ampi margini. Minime fioriture. Graesse IV, 406.

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        OPERE FILOSOFICHE ED ECONOMICHE

      UBICINIEdito nel 1844 a Milano, 2 volumi in 8° grande, legatura in mezza pelle, dorso con fregi e titoli in oro, frontespizio policromo, 2 tav. fuori testo, testo incorniciato. Raccolta di tutte le opere del celebre economista lombardo, basata sulla raccolta del Custodi. La prima edizione risale al 1818. Buon esemplare.

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