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        FLORE DES SERRES ET DES JARDINS DE L'EUROPE, ou descriptions des plantes les plus rares et les plus meritants, nouvellement introduites sur le continent ou en Angleterre.

      Gand -1880 1845 - 23 volumes, half dark morocco over marbled boards. 2015 plates numbered 1-2481, being 1464 single page colour plates of flowers, 464 double page colour plates of flowers, 7 quadruple page and 4 triple colour plates of flowers and 76 other uncoloured lithographed plates, with accompanying text. Text and plates tipped onto guards. A COMPLETE OR NEARLY COMPLETE SET OF THIS RARE PERIODICAL (the number of plates listed for this work seems to vary from catalogue to catalogue so it must be called complete in a loose sense as is often with periodicals- for example plate 1562 is duplicated in error). The double page plates are listed in the text as two plates and the quadruples as four. 11 plates are browned and approximately 10 plates are very slightly trimmed by the binder. Otherwise a good copy. The colour plates are hand coloured lithographs, or colour printed lithographs with the addition of some gum arabic. A PROFUSION OF STUNNING BOTANICAL PLATES - This great Belgium periodical, which matches, if not supersedes the other Botanical periodicals of the nineteenth century for its decorative plates, appeared for more than 35 years. The plants shown were from the nursery of van Houtte and were said to have been for sale therein. Many exotic plants figure and the work is especially notable for the craftsmanship of the lithographers Severeyns, Stroobant and de Pannemaeker. The periodical ceased shortly after the death of van Houtte who was the sole editor for the last eight years. A good set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Russell, ABA, ILAB, est 1978]
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        Sir John Bowring Collection of 22 ASL letters, with all but one addressed to him

      1845. 1st Edition. . Collection of 21 Autographed Signed Letters (ASL) addressed to Bowring and an invitation from Bowring.21 Letters to Sir John Bowring, was an English political economist, traveller, miscellaneous writer, polyglot, politician, British consul at Canton, and the 4th Governor of Hong Kong. He was the first editor of the Westminster Review and the author of many books. Some letter were also addressed to Jeremy Bentham. Bowring was appointed Jeremy Bentham's literary executor, and prepared a collected edition of his works in eleven volumes in 1843.A must for any Sir John Bowring collection adding depth for research material giving greater insight to his life. #1) ALS from Hilpert, 16 January 1828, in French, Heidelberg, 3 pp., re announcement in the Literary Gazette and the distribution of the prospectus, Jeremy Bentham, Schlegel, Niebuhr, literary journal in Leipzig, Mr. Wiss, dictionary of Todd and Johnson.#2) ALS from Lord Rossmore, 22 January 1828, Halchetts, 1 p., re his arrival Sunday night and return on Thursday, asks to see Bowing on his return.#3) ALS (also addressed to Jeremy Bentham) from J.A. Buchon, 3 or 9 February 1828, in French, Paris, re Bohemian literature.#4) ALS (also addressed to Jeremy Bentham) from James Emerson, 18 February 1828, 58 Torrington Square, #5) 2 pp., re Mr. Watts the great coat of Mr. Davis, Masson, Lord Cochrane's yacht, how to address a letter to his Lordship.. #6) ALS from Hilpert, 26 February 1828, in French, Heidelberg, re Mr. Booth, books sent to him, a literary journal in Leipzig. 2 pp.#7) ALS from P. Ram, 24 March 1828, in French, Utrecht, 2 pp., re biography of John Shute.ALS from James Emerson, 13 April 1828, 58 Torrington Square, 3 pp., re Union Club, re meeting each other, common pleas. #8) ALS from William Maclure, 25 April 1828, New Orleans, 2 pp. + 10 fragmentary pp., re Mexico, specimens, South American states.#9) ALS from Thomas Hirnby, 26 April 1828, 1 p., the sentiments expressed in the protest.#10) ALS from William Maclure, 15 May 1828, New Harmony, 4 pp., some tears, re having forwarded a paper to New Orleans (the "Disseminator") to be published by the boys of our school of industry and sent to Robert MacWilliam Wickham of Liverpool, sending the publication to him (nos. 1-8 "which you may lend to Mr. Bentham"), James Thompson, Mexico.#11) ALS (also addressed to Jeremy Bentham), from John Smith, 20 May 1828, Grosvenor Square, 2 pp., re writing to Baring, Finance Committee concerning Bowring's appointment, Greek or Charitable Committee, Colonel Gordon, still very much an invalid, Catholic question.#12) ALS from Maria Acland (Lady Hoare, d. 1845), 25 June 1828, Clifton, 2 pp., re Peace Society, literary friends, Dr. Prichard, and the North American Review.#13) ALS (also addressed to Jeremy Bentham), from John Smith, 26 June 1828, Dale Park, 2 pp., re his health is indifferent (inflammation) last week weather was cold, changeable, and windy, Dr. Babington, Halfird, Brodie, seeing a surgeon, Rintoul's agreement. "I beg my best regards to Mr. Bentham & thamks to him for his kind notice."#14) ALS from George Armstrong, 2 July 1828, Bingfield, Crossdoney, Ireland, 4 pp., re his admiration for Bowring's public and literary life, Rowland Hunter, Romish and Protestant Ppery, his article in the Westminster Review.#15) ALS from J. Willems, 14 September 1828, in French, 2 pp. (lacking the beginning page), re Flemish grammar (Des Roches) and poetry. Addressed to Bowring at The Hague (Gravenhage) with names of Duncan and Colin Campbell, Rotterdam.#16) ALS from H. Tollens, 21 September 1828, Rotterdam, in Dutch, 1 p., re visiting each other, his wife will care of him, and Gysbert Japiks.#17) ALS addressed to Bowring in Amsterdam, from T. Van Swinderen, Groningenden, in Dutch, 22 September 1828, 3 pp., re travelling, his mother has dies, selling a piece of land for 1,000 guilders.#18) ALS addressed to Bowring in Leeuwarden, Netherlands, from T. Van Swinderen, Groningenden, in Dutch, 22 October 1828, 3 pp. See above.#19) ALS from John Jeffrey, 10 Weymouth St, 20 December 1828, 2 pp., re refuges.#20) ALS from John Jeffrey, 10 Weymouth St, 23 December 1828, 3 pp., re his inability to attend the Spanish Committee tomorrow, Count d'Aglie (gone to Brighton), Louis Capano, refugees that the French government may send back to England, Exchequer Bills, Robert Owen's visits to poor pensioners.#21) ALS from D. McCulloch, 21 December 1828, 1 p., re his opinion of a book ("chock full of uncommon? guests stories & poems"), Quarterly Journal ("Brand the editor is my friend"), Southern's Journal. #22) ALS from Bowring to John Martin, 29 May 1843, an invitation. This collection is on consignment with LDRB.

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        Chainbearer, The; or The Littlepage Manuscripts

      1845. first edition. The Growing Corruption of Civilization"James Fenimore Cooper's The Chainbearer in the Original Printed WrappersA Remarkable SurvivalCOOPER, James Fenimore. The Chainbearer; or The Littlepage Manuscripts. Edited by the Author of "Satanstoe," "Spy," "Pathfinder," "Two Admirals, " etc. In Two Volumes. New-York: Burgess, Stringer and Company, 1845. First American Edition. Two octavo volumes (7 11/16 x 4 9/16 inches; 196 x 117 mm.). [i]-iii, iv-vi, 7-212; [1-3], 4-228 pp. Publisher's pale buff paper printed wrappers. The wrappers have been noted by BAL in three different states. No sequence has been determined and the order presented is arbitrary. The wrappers may have been printed simultaneously. In the present copy the wrappers on volume I are in State 'B' with inner front "Mrs. Ellis's Housekeeping"; inner back "History of All Christian SectsÂ…" and back wrapper with "The Great Book". The wrappers on volume II are in State 'A' with inner front "New and Beautiful Edition"; inner back "The Great Book" and back wrapper with "Cheap Books". Some light scattered foxing and or staining. Clean tear to lower margin of pp. iii/iv of preface in volume one. Lower wrapper of volume one with small piece (1 5/8 x 9/16 inches maximum) torn away from blank margin not touching any of the print on recto or verso, a couple of stains on the front and rear wrappers. A remarkable survival, generally bright and fresh, with no restoration whatsoever. Individually chemised and housed in a quarter red morocco over red cloth board slip-case.The first London edition, which preceded the American edition by about one month, was published in three volumes on November 22nd, 1845.The Chainbearer; or The Littlepage Manuscripts is the second book in a trilogy starting with Satanstoe (1845) and ending with The Redskins (1846). The novel focuses mainly on issues of land ownership and the displacement of American Indians as the United States moves Westward.Critical to the trilogy of these novels, is the sense of expansion through the measuring and acquisition of land by civilization. The title The Chainbearer represents "the man who carries the chains in measuring the land, the man who helps civilization to grow from the wilderness, but who at the same time continues the chain of evil, increases the potentiality for corruption." The central position of the "Chainbearer" allows Cooper to deal with the cultural lack of understanding Native Americans had of European concepts of land ownership. This in turn allows Cooper to critique ownership in general.Also, Cooper, like in many of his novels, focuses on the growing corruption of individuals in "civilization" as it expands. This Cooper attributes "an inherent principle in the corrupt nature of man to misuse all his privileges. . . . If history proves anything, it proves this." Two characters, in particular, represent this growing corruption of civilization, Andries Mordaunt, the chainbearer, and Aaron, known as "Thousandacres". The men represent different types of the civilization, Mordaunt as the usurper of old civilization and Thousandacres representing an older society which the new "civilization" means to usurp. Eventually this new civilization decides to embrace force in order to lay full claim on the land. This displacement of Native Americans by the ever expansionist Americans repeatedly becomes an issue for Cooper throughout the trilogy of novels. In so doing, Cooper presents a very strong critique of Americans and America. (Wikipedia).

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        San Zenone Verona

      Londra 1845 - Litografia dipinta a mano, titolata e firmata in basso su ambo i lati. Mm 274x389, tratta dal volume " The Ecclesiastical Architecture of Italy. From the time of Costantine to the fifteenth Century, with an introduction and text by Henry Gally Knight". Bellissima immagine della Basilica di San Zeno con scena animata sul sagrato. Ampi Margini. Carlo Perini-Cesare Sinistri "Verona nelle antiche stampe", 380.

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        Essai de philosophie positive (288 pages) édition de 1845

      Le Normant 1845 - Livre de la page 3 à la page 288 ( il manque la première page) Reliure rigide avec inscription PINEL et Philosophie Positive .REF livre D-622 boîte D-68 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michel Guay]
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        La Peau de Chagrin

      1845 - Paris, Gosselin, Urbain Canel 1831. 2 volumes, 125 x 210 mm, 393-[errata] et 374 pp. vol. I : manque la page de titre. Vol. II ré-emboité : page de titre très rognée et restaurée, page suivante restaurée. EDITION ORIGINALE du premier chef-d'oeuvre de Balzac. Chaque volume est orné d'un frontispice de Tony Johannot gravé par Porret et tiré sur Chine. On joint deux lettres: l'une tapuscrite d'un bibliophile adressée au conserva- teur de la Bibliothèque de l'Insitut National de France lui demandant conseil pour expertiser les présents volumes ; et la réponse autographe signée du conservateur datée de 1927, l'informant que les volumes qu'on lui propose sont bien des éditions originales. L'exemplaire est agréable malgré les défauts signalés.

      [Bookseller: Librairie le pas sage]
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        HAND-BOOK FOR TRAVELLERS IN SPAIN, AND READERS AT HOME. DESCRIBING THE COUNTRY AND CITIES, THE NATIVES AND THEIR MANNERS; THE ANTIQUITIES, RELIGION, LEGENDS, FINE ARTS, LITERATURE, SPORTS, AND GASTRONOMY: WITH NOTICES ON SPANISH HISTORY. PART I. CONTAINING ANDALUCIA, RONDA AND GRANADA, MURCIA, VALENCIA, CATALONIA, AND ESTREMADURA; WITH TRAVELLING MAPS AND A COPIOUS INDEX. [PART II. CONTAINING LEON, GALLICIA, THE ASTURIAS, THE CASTILES (OLD AND NEW), THE BASQUE PROVINCES, ARRAGON, THE PYRENEES, AND NAVARRE. WITH TRAVELLING MAPS AND A COPIOUS INDEX.].

      1845 - London, John Murray, first edition, two volumes, pp xii, 556; vi, 557-1064, folding map of Andalucia mounted on linen and bound at rear of volume one, folding map of Spain bound at rear of volume two, the two volumes bound by Hayday in a very civilized full calf with green labels lettered in gilt, and stamped on the front paste-down 'T. Bosworth, 215, Regent Street'. There are a number of ink and pencil notes in the margins, some of them signed J. F., and some of them quite detailed - particularly that relating to the gold coinage, thereby leading me to believe that the initials belong to John Fullarton. One or two of the notes are very slightly obscured in the gutter of the binding, suggesting that it was bound after annotation. John Fullarton (1780-1849), was an authority on currency, and was one of several correspondents who wrote offering Ford new and up-to-date information. [Robertson p.232] . Bindings a trifle rubbed with some dark spots on the boards, the map of Spain with a couple of closed tears on the folds, as usual, otherwise a very attractive copy with an interesting association. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Graham York Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        The Conspiracy to Defeat the Liberation of Governor Dorr! or the Hunkers and Algerines Identified, and their Policy Unveiled.

      John Windt. PAPERBACK. 1845, Printed and Published by John Windt of New York. 47 pages, followed by a 2 page introduction/advertisement for "Young America!" on the rear cover. This scarce original booklet, bound in printed pictorial wrappers, has general wear and chipping at the extremities. The text is unmarked and the binding is intact, although somewhat fragile due to the thin nature of the paper stock. There is a four inch closed tear at the top left corner of the front cover. The inside front cover features an ad for "Treason Defined" by Francis Treadwell. 100% satisfaction guaranteed. We ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. . Good. 1845.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      München, 1. III. 1845. - 2¾ SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. "Gute liebe Vivi! Recht von ganzem Herzen wünsche ich Dir Glück u. Segen zu dem heutigen Tage, möchte er Dir viel viel Glück u. Freude bringen u. Alles, was Dein Herz wünscht [.]". - S. 1 mit gedr. Zierbordüre; ein kleiner Randeinriß auf Bl. 2.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Shipwrecked Orphans a true narrative

      

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        Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition

      

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        Illustrirte Zeitung. Fünfter Band. Wöchentliche Nachrichten über alle Ereignisse, Zustände und Persönlichkeiten der Gegenwart, über Tagesgeschichte, öffentliches und gesellschaftliches Leben, Wissenschaft und Kunst, Musik.

      Weber, Leipzig 1845 - (., Theater und Mode. = Zweiter Halbband des Jahres 1845 von der Nr. 105 vom 5. Juli 1845 - Nr. 130 vom 27. Dezember 1845 // angebunden: Sechster Band, Weber, Leipzig 1846: Januarheft - Märzheft ) Mit 2 n.n. Blättern ( Titelblatt und Vorwort ), 428 Seiten mit sehr zahlreichen Illustrationen in Holzstich nebst einigen Plänen, Karten, Noten. ( Angebunden: Sechster Jahrgang 1846 mit 2 n.n. Blättern ( Titelblatt und Vorwort ), den Seiten 1 - 208 ( bis Nummer 43 vom 28. März 1846 ) mit ebenfalls sehr zahlreichen Holzstich-Illustrationen. Zusammen in einem Pappband der Zeit, Folio ( 37 x 26,5 cm ). Der Einband stark berieben, Ecken und Kanten stark bestoßen, der schmale Einbandrücken etwas angeplatzt und zu den Kapitalen hin beschädigt. Innen das Titelblatt mit altem Besitzvermerk, Papier teils gebräunt, Seiten teils etwas fleckig und stockfleckig, wenige Seiten auch stärker fleckig bzw. etwas braunfleckig. Wenige Seiten mit kleinen Randläsionen oder kleinem Einriss, einige Seiten etwas angeknickt bzw. eselsohrig. Innen von insgesamt guter Erhaltung. ( Gewicht 2700 Gramm ) - collationiert - ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        CHART OF THE WORLD ON MERCATOR’S PROJECTION’. Map of the world, printed on two double sheets, not joined. Numerous tracks of explorers (Cook etc.) are shown.

      William Lizars ca. 1845 - 53x80cm when joined. Original outline colour. Excellent condition. The two map sheets together

      [Bookseller: Garwood & Voigt]
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        Mönnitarri-Krieger im Anzuge des Hundetanzes. Guerrier Moennitarri costumé pour la Danse du Chien." originale Lithographie ca.29x20cm (Darstellung/image size) von Fuchs nach Bodmer auf Bütten-Karton (34x24cm)

      - unterhalb der Darstellung typographisch betitelt und bezeichnet; Zürich 1845 [Das dekorative Blatt insgesamt braunfleckig.]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        Lo Impero Cinese Illustrato, ovvero Descrizione de Costumi, Degli Usi, Dell Architettura, Della Religione e Della Industria del Popolo Cinese Da Tempi Piu Remoti Fino a Nostri Giorni di Clente Pelle, Autore di Constantinopoli Antica e Moderna e di Una Novella Storia D'Inghilterra. Prima Versione Italiana, Di Guglielmo Villarosa. Also titled as L'Impero Cinese.

      Napoli, Stabiilimento Tipografico di Gaetano Nobile 1845 - Lo Impero Cinese, 1st Italian edition 1845, by Clemente Pelle, translated by Guglielmo Villarosa. Also titled as L'Impero Cinese. Lo Impero Cinese Illustrato, ovvero Descrizione de Costumi, Degli Usi, Dell Architettura, Della Religione e Della Industria del Popolo Cinese Da Tempi Piu Remoti Fino a Nostri Giorni di Clente Pelle, Autore di Constantinopoli Antica e Moderna e di Una Novella Storia D'Inghilterra. Prima Versione Italiana, Di Guglielmo Villarosa. Published Napoli, Stabiilimento Tipografico di Gaetano Nobile, 1845. Very scarce Italian printing - no copies listed at all on Worldcat or COPAC. Appears to have been a Spanish printing in the same year. Hardback with cloth spine and marbled boards. Very good overall. Binding is sound and text is near fine overall - some mild spotting and age discoloration but really a nice clean copy. Some cracking to pastedown joints, but binding completely sound. Ex-library copy - Franciscan Monastery in Wahsington DC, so not publicly lent. Minimal library marking - ink stamps to title page but that's all. Some shelfwear to covers. Please see photographs. xc + 158pp + 44pp Appendix. Dimensions: 247mm high x 175mm wide x 25mm deep. More photos on request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The American Anglers Guide. Being a compilation from the works of popular English authors, from Walton to the present time; together with the opinions and practices of the best American anglers

      New York: Burgess, Stringer & Co., and for sale by John J. Brown & Co, 1845. First edition. Frontispiece, two woodcut plates of hooks. 224,[3 leaves of ads] pp. 1 vols. 18mo. Original black cloth, boards with gilt vignettes, borders in blind. Spine ends chipped with tiny losses, faint dampstain at bottom margin. Very good copy of a rare book. Black morocco backed slipcase and chemise. First edition. Frontispiece, two woodcut plates of hooks. 224,[3 leaves of ads] pp. 1 vols. 18mo. The Rare First. Westwood & Satchell, p. 4; Goodspeed pp. 159-163; Henderson, p. 66-67; Bruns B 253 ("a very rare item"); Wetzel, p. 113

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        Bibliographie Historique et Topographique de la France. Ou Catalogue de tous les ouvrages imprimés en français depuis le Xve siècle jusqu'au mois d'avril 1845, classés 1° par ordre alphabétique des anciennes provinces; 2° par départements formés desdites provinces; 3° par ordre alphabétique des villes, bourgs ou villages compris dans ces différents départements. Contenant les titres d'environ 12000 ouvrages, au nombre desquels se trouvent plus de 1800 ouvrages relatifs aux préliminaires généraux de l'Histoire de France; l'indication d'environ 2000 cartes de France, plans des principales villes, etc. plus de 12000 ouvrages concernant spécialement la ville de Paris; une table générale des auteurs; et un table géographique poiyvant servir auss

      Paris, Librairie de Firmin Didot Frères, 1845. - in-8. 2ff. VI. 504pp. Demi-veau, dos lisse orné (reliure de l'époque). Edition Originale. Bel exemplaire imprimé sur papier bleu et offert par l'auteur au Consul de France au Texas, avec un envoi autographe signé. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Special-Karte der Vereinigten Staacalvinten von Nordamerika. [folded maps in cardboard cover]

      Theodor Fischer, Kassel 1845 - Lithograph, handcolored in wash and outline. Throughout all maps in excellent condition. Protected in their original cover as published. Our illustration shows all 16 folded maps digital joint together to a large wall map (56 1/2 x 72 inches).

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        MEMOIRS OF FATHER RIPA, DURING THIRTEEN YEARS' RESIDENCY AT THE COURT OF PEKING

      New York 1845, Wiley. Red blind-stamped cloth, 174p., uncut,. internally a brilliantly bright copy, binding solid minor. wear to spine head/tail, else clean, Italian translated and. selected by Fortunato Prandi. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION RARE. A MOST EARLY ACCOUNT OF A ROMAN JESUIT IN CHINA Father Ripa's account was the foundation for Lord Macartney who obtained two interpreters for his historic and first embassy to China. Fr. Ripa originally went to China with a deligation from the Pope to confer a Cardinal's hat on a missionary there. He spend some thirteen years in residence in the service of the Emperor of China. Later he founded the first Chinese college in Naples, returning with many young Chinese students. Perhaps the first account of Chinese going abroad to study in Italy. * An excellent and most fascinating primary resource. This title is commonly bound with another unrelated title as issued by the publisher. * A color scan can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        An original design for a porcelain plate

      [Paris, 1845. Pen, ink, and watercolour. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling and minor foxing. A rare example of an original watercolour design for porcelain, by the Samson factory of Paris. This finished design was intended as a reference source from which the porcelain painters could work, using the design as a guide for the colours and image to be transformed from paper into fine porcelain. The French porcelain manufactory of Samson & Cie. was established by "Edmé Samson (b. Paris, 1810; d. Paris, 1891) at 7, Rue Vendôme (later Rue Béranger) in Paris. The intention of the firm was to reproduce ceramics from museums and private collections, and it claimed that all such reproductions would be distinctly marked to avoid confusion with the originals. In 1864, the factory was moved to Montreuil by Samson's son, Emile Samson (1837-1913). The range of wares included copies of 18th-century porcelain from such factories as Sèvres, Chelsea, Meissen and Derby, Chinese export-wares, especially armorial wares decorated with famille rose colours and mugs decorated with the Fitzhugh pattern, Delftware, Iznikware, maiolica and faience." ( Grove Dictionary of Art ).

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        NAPOLEON. KONSULATETS OCH KEJSARDÖMETS HISTORIA 1-13 / FRANSKA REVOLUTIONENS HISTORIA I SAMMANDRAG EFTER A THIERS SÅSOM INLEDNING TILL KONSULATETS OCH KEJSARDÖMETS HISTORIA

      A Bonniers 1845-63, 317+(4)+2 planscher + 510 + 426+(VI) + 752+5 planscher + 410+(VII) + 310+2 planscher + 302+462+5 planscher + 646+(IX)+3 planscher + 783+(X)+1 plansch + 784+(X)+2 planscher + 406+(VI) + 398+VI+2 planscher + 500+(VI)+4 planscher / 535+(2)+2 planscher och en utvikbar pariskarta, kartan och planscherna graverade. Komplett svit 1 + 62 böcker sammanbundna i 1 + 13 uniformt bundna samtida violetta halvmarokängband med förgyllda ryggtitlar, bindmarkeringar och kapitälorneringar, marmorerade snitt; genomgående blekta och lätt nötta ryggar med kapitälnagg eller hörnnötning i något enstaka band, bortklippt ägarsignatur i varje främre försättsblad, band 8 och kompletteringsbandet med några smärre fuktränder i översnitten, de 5 planscherna i band 7 löst bifogade kantnötta, några med revor, samtliga stämplade Tillhör Viberga boksamling, etiketter från Gustaf Ewerlöfs Bok, Musik & Pappershandel, Sala.. Marie Joseph Louis Adolphe Thiers, 1797 - 1877, fransk historiker, statsman, politiker; president 1871-1873

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        Köln und seine Umgebungen. XXII Stahlstiche nach Zeichnungen von L. Lange, G. Osterwald u. B. Schwartz.

      Köln Verlag der Buch- und Kunsthandlung F C Eisen um 1845 - 22 Stahlstich-Tafeln mit vorgeb. verschiedenfarbigen Seidenhemdchen, 4° (27,5 x 21,6 cm), prachtvoll illustrierter und verzierter Orig.-HLnbd. Einige Tafeln nur vereinzelt minimal stockfleckig, insgesamt sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar des bekannten Kölner Ansichtenwerkes in dekorativer Ausstattung, hier die große Quartausgabe.

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        Scènes, paysages, moeurs et costumes du caucase (1840s)

      

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        Journal D'un Exil‚ Politique Aux TerresAustrales.

      Montreal. Imprim‚ par F. Cinq-Mars. 1845.. Hardcover. 12mo, 19.8cm,106p., rebound in full dark blue morocco, gilt titles along the spine,fine thus, issued on somewhat fragile paper, not many copies survived, rare. (cgc) T.P.L. 2708. Lande 1742. Gagnon 1191. Ferguson 4029. Theauthor gives an account of his trial for activity in the Rebellion of1837, his transportation to Van Dieman's Land in Aus tralia, and hispardon and return to Canada in 1845. Ducharme was one of 141 Canadianstransported for their part in the rebellion, of whom nine wrote accountsof their experiences. Ferguson describes this account as one of therarest. A number of copies, including the one at the Toronto PublicLibrary, seem to lack the last several leaves. .

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        Circular of the Ohio Ladies' Education Society sent to Ohioans in 1845 to raise funds "to aid a large and interesting class of colored youth, who are thirsting for knowledge" noting that "the increasing colored population of this State … taxed to educate poor white children … often unable to furnish means for their own education…"

      Cincinnati, Ohio, April 9 [1845]. 7.75" x 9.85". "Printed Letter Signed ""Mary A. Blanchard, Sec'y."" in type, 1 page, 7.75"" x 9.85"". Integral leaf addressed in unknown hand to ""Alvin Wales / Massillan / Stark Co. / Ohio,"" postmarked Cincinnati, April 9 [1845]. Light toned spot on letter from show through. Fine condition.Headed ""Circular of the Ohio Ladies' Education Society."" In part, ""…The increasing colored population of this State, deprived of the benefits of the system of Common Schools, and oppressed and opposed by their enemies; taxed to educate poor white children when they have any property, and when they have not, often unable to furnish means for their own education; coming, as many of them do, houseless, naked and ignorant, from slavery - their imploring cry to us is, 'come over and help us!' Without aid from abroad, your Committee cannot respond satisfactorily to these urgent calls. We desire at this time not only to assist destitute settlements in procuring and compensating teachers, but to have it in our power to aid a large and interesting class of colored youth, who are thirsting for knowledge, but cannot obtain the means necessary to give a finished education.""There is now established in this city (where, above all other points in our country, such an institution was called for, having a large resident colored population, and being so convenient to pupils from the Southern States, an institution such as your Committee have long earnestly desired, and although one year has not yet elapsed since it commenced operations, it already numbers one hundred and fifty pupils, and is still rapidly increasing, so that the rooms at present fitted up are too 'strait' for them, and a new building is about to be erected. Rev'd H. S. Gilmore (the Principal) has shown great and disinterested zeal in establishing it, and using endeavors to make it all that such an institution should be. He is aided in his duties by competent male and female teachers. The number of pupils, we have reason to believe, would be very greatly increased were your Committee able, through your well bestowed bounty, to render some assistance to the indigent who are worthy of aid, and very desirous to attend, but who have not the means of paying their tuition…""Disenthralled millions will soon be demanding instructors - we have youth, talent, institutions, all, every thing save the pecuniary means, to raise up a mighty host of educated men and women to go as messengers of light and love to the benighted, now held in cruel bonds, - when their shackles fall, and they stand up men confessed in the image of God. We desire to raise, to apply here and in different parts of the State, three or four thousand dollars for this cause this year…""The Cincinnati High School, a black high school, was established in Cincinnati in 1844 by Hiram S. Gilmore (1819-1849), a wealthy young British clergyman. As principal, Rev. Gilmore offered his students courses in English, Greek, Latin, art, and music.In Hearts Beating for Liberty: Women Abolitionists in the Old Northwest (Chapel Hill, N.C.: The University of North Carolina Press, 2010), Stacey M. Robertson writes: ""By 1840, the Ohio Female Anti-Slavery Society had renamed itself the Ohio Ladies' Education Society for the Free People of Color … This group would remain active for seven more years … Assuming that all abolitionist women supported their cause ('All ladies who are members of anti-slavery societies in this State, shall be considered members of this Society'), the group asserted that 'every candid mind may see that the degradation of the colored man at the north is one of the strongest bulwarks of slavery at the south.' The organization brought together women from starkly different antislavery positions. Evangelical abolitionists Mary Blanchard and Margaret Bailey, both married to leading anti-Garrisonian Cincinnati abolitionists, worked with such radicals as Lydia Irish, an outspoken Quaker. Although eastern Garrisonians would come to view the issue of black education as secondary to and distracting from the 'real' issue of emancipation, it offered Ohio women a tangible opportunity to act on their practical, cooperative abolitionist sentiment."""

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        Tales.

      New York: Wiley & Putnam, 1845. First Edition. hardcover. fine. 12mo, full brown crushed morocco, gilt tooled, dentelles, all edges gilt. N.Y.: Wiley & Putnam, 1845. First edition. Upper right hand corner of title page expertly supplied (no loss of text), otherwise an extremely fine, clean copy of the second printing, bound without the ads. BAL 16146

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        Le Tyrol et le Nord de l'Italie.

      Journal d'une excursion dans ces contrées en 1830. Ouvrage accompagné de quinze sujets de paysage dessinés d'après nature, et gravés à l'eau forte par l'auteur du Journal. Second édition entièrement revue et corrigée. Paris, Arthus Bertrand, 1845, - 2 vol. in-8, pp. XII, 434; (4), 460; leg. del tempo m. pelle, dorsi a nervi con tit. e fregi oro, tagli marmorizz. Con 15 tavole f.t., suggestive vedute di Landeck, Fariolo, Mals, Inspruck, Trento (2), Torbole, ecc. Impressioni di viaggio, descrizioni di usi e costumi, annotazioni naturalistiche e paesaggistiche sui laghi lombardi, Valtellina, Tirolo, Trentino, Lago di Garda, ecc. Bell'esempl. Fossati-Bellani 521 (I ediz. 1833). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de Libourne et des autres villes et bourgs de son arrondissement (3 Tomes - Complet) [ Edition originale ] Accompagnée de celle des monuments religieux , civils et militaires, de celle des ordres monastiques, de celle des Ducs, Comtes, Marquis, Vicomtes, Chevaliers, etc.

      Chez Henry Faye 1845 - 3 vol. grand in-8 reliure demi-basane bleue, Chez Henry Faye, Bordeaux, 1845, 489 ; 509 ; 444 pp. Rare exemplaire de l'édition originale, bien complet des 3 tomes. Etat satisfaisant (les dos sont abîmés avec des manques, très bon état intérieur). Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        COLLECCION DE DOCUMENTOS RELATIVOS AL DEPARTAMENTO DE CALIFORNIAS

      Mexico: Imprenta de la Vox del Pueblo, 1845. Modern three-quarter morocco and cloth, spine gilt. Bookplate on front pastedown. A bit of light foxing. Very good. A very rare and important work on California in the 1840s, by the former representative of the province in the Mexican national congress. Though modest in length, Castañares' work is a detailed and significant study of California's resources, Indians, settlements, missions, agriculture, mineral wealth, ports, presidios, and civic structure. He supports the preservation of the Pious Fund, and presciently warns that should Mexico not promote, care for, and defend California, it would fall victim to foreign occupation. "Castañares' account of the rich gold placers near Los Angeles, from which 2000 ounces of gold had been taken in 1843, is perhaps the first account in pamphlet form of mining operations in California. Bancroft devotes nearly a chapter of the fifth volume of his HISTORY OF CALIFORNIA to an account of this book, which he regarded as one of the principal sources for the period 1844-45" - Streeter. OCLC locates only ten copies. Rare on the market, this is the first copy that we have owned. COWAN, p.110. GRAFF 625. STREETER SALE 2503. SABIN 11376. HOWES C224, "aa." BARRETT 467. HOWELL 50:39 (this copy). OCLC 11880194, 651373774.

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        Reisen in den Savoyer Alpen und in anderen Theilen der Penninen-Kette nebst Beobachtungen über die Gletscher. Bearb. von Gustav Leonhard. Mit 2 Karten, 7 Tafeln und vielen Holzschnitten.

      Schweizbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung;, Stuttgart: 1845 - Stuttgart: Schweizbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung; 1845. XII, 386 S., Ill., 7 Tafeln, 2 Faltkarten (vollständig). Pappband. Einband berieben und bestossen. Obere Kapital etw. lädiert. Vorsatz und Titel etw. knickspurig. Erste 50 S. mit schwächer werdendem Wasserrand am unteren Seitenrand. Seitenränder tlw. etw. stockfleckig. Text jedoch stets überwiegend sauber. Sprache: Deutsch Einband berieben und bestossen. Obere Kapital etw. lädiert. Vorsatz und Titel etw. knickspurig. Erste 50 S. mit schwächer werdendem Wasserrand am unteren Seitenrand. Seitenränder tlw. etw. stockfleckig. Text jedoch stets überwiegend sauber. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Theologische Ethik. Von Richard Rothe. Erste Auflage, alle 3 Bände ( 1845/1845/1848) Zimmermannsche Buchhandlung Wittenberg

      Zimmermann\'sche Buchhandlung, 1845 - 1848. XVI, 430 Seiten, IV, 485 Seiten, 3 Blatt Berichtigungen, VIII 1125 Seiten Orig. Pappbände der Zeit mit Rückentitel Zustand : Bd.1 - Rückenbezug ( oberflächlich) stärker berieben, der hintere Deckel unten beschabt, Buchblock fest, Gelenke intakt, die überwiegend ersten und letzten Seiten teils altersfleckig, selten stärker altersfleckig ohne Textverlust. Sonst schön textsauber, gelegentlich altersfleckig, altersübliche Bräunungen , gelegentlich sehr feine Bleistiftunterstreichungen. Bd. 2 - Ecken Kanten bestoßen, leicht a. Rücken berieben, Deckel geringf. beschabt, Block und Gelenke intakt, gelegentlich Altersbräunungen - selten stärker - ohne Textverlust o.ä. Band 3 : etwas bestoßen berieben, gelegentlich meist am Blattrand etwas altersfleckig. Gelenke und Block intakt. Selten sehr schwache Bleistiftunterstreichungen L37 Versand D: 5,00 EUR Bedeutende theologische Werke

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        Corografia Fisica, Storica e Statistica dell'Italia e delle sue Isole, corredata di un Atlante di Mappe Geografiche e Topografiche e di altre tavole illustrative.

      Firenze 1835-1845, - 24 volumi complessivi: 12 volumi in-8 di testo, legati in 19 tomi; e 5 volumi in-folio grande di "Atlante illustrativo ossia Raccolta dei principali monumenti italiani antichi, del Medioevo e moderni e di alcune Vedute Pittoriche". Bella legatura uniforme per tutti i 24 volumi di testo e per i 5 di tavole incise, mezza pelle del tempo, dorsi con fregi oro e titoli. Con 27 Tabelle f.t. ripiegate più volte; 3 frontespizi; 3 fogli di Indici, 540 vedute di città su 269 tavole, 22 piante di topografiche di città delle quali 3 su doppi fogli. Tutte incise in rame e firmate da vari artisti (il presente esemplare manca "ab origene" di 3 vedute e di una carta topografica. Molti altri esemplari collazionati presentano mancanza di tavole, dovuta alla gran quantità di esse). Straordinaria opera: tutta l'Italia, Nord-Centro-Sud e Isole, è descritta e illustrata. Trattasi della più estesa galleria topografica dell'Italia, pubblicata nella prima metà del secolo XIX, straordinaria documentazione della nostra Nazione, penisola e isole. Il testo dell'opera è una rassegna completa delle origini, storia, costumi, ordinamenti, personaggi, ecc., di regioni, città e paesi. Complessivamente esemplare genuino ed in ottimo stato. Dante Cremonini, L'Italia nelle vedute e carte geografiche, n. 144. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die nordamericanischen Freistaaten. (Uebersetzung.)

      Druck und Verlag von C. Schünemann, Bremen 1845 - First edition. In blue paper. VIII, 326, (2) p. Guid book about the United States for German emigrants. Gives a detailed description of 27 American states that admitted to the Union until the date of the publication, and in addition about Iowa and Wisconsin. It also includes a forty-page description of the United States, the biography of George Washington and the translation of his Farewell Address, that is most likely the first European edition in German translation of the speech. The book starts with the description of the Thirteen Colonies that formed the United States in 1776, gives detailed information about their geography, demography, political and legislative system, history, and provides also an agricultural and economic overview. The second part is the description of the United States, its political, legislative system, its history and economy, it gives information about the United States Army, the immigration, and about the agriculture and religion of the US. This followed by the description of the other sixteen states, and the fifty-page biography of George Washington, that includes the German translation of the entire Farewell Address. We could not trace any earlier German translations of the text that was published outside the US. The author, Dudley Ambrose Mann (1801-1889) was an American diplomat and politician, the consul of the United States in Bremen in 1842, the time when its harbour served as the most important and busy emigrant harbour of Central Europe. Later Mann has held various offices in Hungary and Switzerland, in 1853 he was appointed the first ever Assistant Secretary of State, and from 1861 served as the commissioner of the Confederate States of America for Belgium and the Vatican. Sabin 44309; Howes US IANA M256. Partly untrimmed, uncut. With the stamp of the "Sozialdemokratischen Vereins, Bremen" on title page. With several newspaper clippings from 1881 and 1882 related to the text mounted onto pages, with no effect on legibility. Foxing throughout. Overall in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Danube. The beauties of the Bosphorus.

      London / New York, Virtue, 1845. part 8 . Steelengr. title, 12 steel-engr.ills. 1 steel-engr. map. pp. 181 - 236 with woodcuts. 4 to. red maroccain gilt decorated binding.

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        Dacota-Krieger. Guerrier Dacota." originale Lithographie ca.25x20cm (Darstellung/image size) von J. Honegger nach Bodmer auf Bütten-Karton (34x24cm) unterhalb der Darstellung typographisch betitelt und bezeichnet; Zürich 1845

      - [Das dekorative Blatt insgesamt braunfleckig.]

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        GAMIANI ou Deux Nuits d'Excès.

      1845 (1920), Chez Un Bourgeois De Paris - Rue Du Coq Hardi 1845 - in-4 carré ( 255 x 110 mm ) de 64 pages. Demi marocain rouge à coins, dos à nerfs janséniste avec date dorée en queue. Couverture et dos conservés. Tête dorée. 12 illustrations "fort libres" en noir dans le texte gravées sur bois par Jean-Gabriel DARAGNES. Tirage à 110 exemplaires numérotés. Celui-ci ( n8 ) sur vieux Japon. Nerfs légèrement frottés. Très bel exemplaire de l'un des tous premiers livres illustrés par DARAGNES. Litterature,illustré-moderne,Curiosa [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Costumes de l\' Francaise

       10 handcolorierte Tafeln (31 cm x 45 cm) Aubert (um 1845). In ganzer Uniform. mit Bewaffung und Orden 60 Uniformierte auf 10 Tafeln. Die Uniformen stammen aus der Zeit Louis des 14. bis in die Zeit der Restauration 1840. Infantrie / Dragoner / Trompeter / Cavelerie / Corps aus Paris / Husaren (kleinere Randrisse u. Randausbrüche, ohne die Arbeiten zu beschädigen, 1 Tafel stockfl.; 1 Tafel knapp beschnitten) -Sehr kräftige voll farbig detailierte Tafeln, breitrandig- Versand D: 5,90 EUR Graphik, Graphik

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        TA., Kilianskapelle und Stadtkirche, im Hintergrund das Schloß, "Vertheim - Vertheim".

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Bichebois ( Fig. von Bayot ) n. Chapuy b. Lemercier in Paris, 1845, 38,5 x 26,5 (H) Schefold, Nr. 35259. - Seltenes und dek. Blatt.

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        WORMS. "Domkirche von Worms". Dekorative Ansicht, lebhafte Staffage im Vordergrund (Reiter, Pferdefuhrwerk).

      - Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Benoist nach Chapuy bei Lemercier, 1845, 38 x 28,5 cm.

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        Essai sur l'Organisation du Travail et l'Avenir des Classes Laborieuses.

      Ed. Marc Aurel [Valence, Imprimerie de J. Marc Aurel], Paris 1845 - In-8 de (4)-590-(2) pp., demi-basane brune, dos lisse orné, tranches marbrées (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale. Théodore Morin (1814-1890), maire de Dieu-le-Fit dans la Drôme sous Louis-Philippe, fut envoyé par les électeurs de son département siéger à l'Assemblée Constituante après la Révolution de Février 1848. Non réélu lors des élections générales, il fut toutefois nommé aux élections complémentaires de 1849 et adhéra au coup d'état du 2 Décembre 1851. Il fit partie de la commission consultative et entra en 1852, avec l'appui du gouvernement, comme député de la Drôme au corps législatif où il a constamment siéger jusqu'à la chute de l'Empire en 1870. il publia l'essai sur les classes laborieuses avant sa carière législative : De l'inégalité des conditions ; Phases successives de l'organisation du travail ; De l'organisation actuelle du travail ; De la production des richesses ; Du principe de population ; Position du problème social ; Devoirs du gouvernement et des citoyens ; Craintes, espérances ; De quelques systèmes contemporains ; Religion, charité. Bel exemplaire. Coquelin et Guillaumin, II, 256. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        NATURGESCHICHTE UND ABBILDUNG DES MENSCHEN DER VERSCHIEDENEN RASSEN UND STAMME.DRITTE VERMEHRTE AUFLAGE.

      Zurich: J. Honeggerschen Lithographischen Anstalt, 1845. - 175pp. of text, fifty-five lithographed plates (with several figures per plate in some cases), and lithographed title. Folio. Three-quarter morocco and marbled boards, edges sprinkled brown. Slight edge wear, light foxing. Near fine. The third, enlarged and augmented edition of this interesting work, being an anthropological study of the native races of the various parts of the globe. Of special interest to Americanists are the ninth, tenth and eleventh parts, devoted to HOMO AMERICANUS, illustrated with a total of seven fine lithographed plates depicting North American Indians, based on Bodmer's works, including several of the most famous of his views. In the American parts there are also plates of Mexicans, Patagonians, and one of Eskimos. Other parts cover Africa, Asia, the Pacific Islands, Europe, etc., and include equally beautiful depictions of resident peoples. The author of this work served as professor of zoology at Zurich, where he founded the zoological collection and wrote a number of works in related fields. The work was originally issued in eleven parts with printed wrappers, consisting of five fine lithographed plates and accompanying text; the present copy binds the parts together to form one continuous volume. In spite of its large relevance to America, we find no mention of this work in Sabin, Field, et al.

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        NATURGESCHICHTE UND ABBILDUNG DES MENSCHEN DER VERSCHIEDENEN RASSEN UND STAMME...DRITTE VERMEHRTE AUFLAGE

      Zurich: J. Honeggerschen Lithographischen Anstalt, 1845. Folio. Three-quarter morocco and marbled boards, edges sprinkled brown. Slight edge wear, light foxing. Near fine. The third, enlarged and augmented edition of this interesting work, being an anthropological study of the native races of the various parts of the globe. Of special interest to Americanists are the ninth, tenth and eleventh parts, devoted to HOMO AMERICANUS, illustrated with a total of seven fine lithographed plates depicting North American Indians, based on Bodmer's works, including several of the most famous of his views. In the American parts there are also plates of Mexicans, Patagonians, and one of Eskimos. Other parts cover Africa, Asia, the Pacific Islands, Europe, etc., and include equally beautiful depictions of resident peoples. The author of this work served as professor of zoology at Zurich, where he founded the zoological collection and wrote a number of works in related fields. The work was originally issued in eleven parts with printed wrappers, consisting of five fine lithographed plates and accompanying text; the present copy binds the parts together to form one continuous volume. In spite of its large relevance to America, we find no mention of this work in Sabin, Field, et al.

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        Peter Christian Bruun og Annette Bruun. 2 akvareller.

      Signeret Eduard Lehmann 1845 og Eduard Lehmann 1852. Begge 34x27 cm. I to ens forgyldte rammer (med lette skrammer) [44x5x37x5 cm.].. På bagsiden er noteret 'Peter Christian Bruun Ejer af Stenalt Gaard og Gods? født d. 26. Decbr. 1784 gift 14. Jun. 1817 med A. Christine Lange. Malet juni 1845'. Peter Christian Bruun var Kgl. kapelmusikus og udover at være ejer af Stenalt gods, var han også ejer af Falkonergården på Frederiksberg og en ejendom på Amager Torv

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        Naturgeschichte und Abbildungen des Menschen der verschiedenen Rassen und Stämme nach den neuesten Entdeckungen und vorzüglichsten Originalen Dritte vermehrte Auflage. Erstes (- 11tes Heft).

      Zürich, Honegger 1845. - Folio. 11 Teile mit zusammen (12), 175 Ss. und 55 nummerierten Tafeln. Zur Nummerierung: in Heft 1 sind die Tafeln mit Buchstaben bezeichnet (A-E), in Heft 2: Nr. 1, 2a-d; ab Heft 3 wird durchgezählt (3-44, + 6b, 35b und 37b). Originale bedruckte Interims-Umschläge (Rücken defekt, bei Heft 5 Umschlagrückseite mit größerer Papierfehlstelle. H.R. Schinz (1777 – 1861) studierte Medizin und ließ sich in Zürich als Arzt nieder. Hier begann er auch seine naturwissenschaftlichen Studien zu intensivieren. "Nach der Weise seiner Zeit, welcher die Sammlung und Zusammenstellung des naturgeschichtlichen Materials das erste zu erstrebende Ziel war, beschränkte er sich bei seinen Untersuchungen hauptsächlich auf die äußere Oberfläche der Geschöpfe, entwickelte aber gerade nach dieser Seite hin eine unermüdliche und höchst anregende Thätigkeit. In der züricherischen physikalischen Gesellschaft bethätigte er sich. Er bemühte sich schon zu Anfang des Jahrhunderts eine Schweizerische naturforschende Gesellschaft zu Stande zu bringen, und als dieselbe 1815 wirklich ins Leben trat, war er eines ihrer thätigsten und ausharrendsten Mitglieder Er schuf im Laufe von 12 Jahren eine zoologische Sammlung, welche damals mit den bedeutendsten der Schweiz rivalisirte und die meisten an Reichhaltigkeit übertraf: sie wurde später an den Staat abgetreten, fand in der Hochschule (nachmals im Eidg. Polytechnikum) ihre Aufstellung, und ihre stätige Vervollständigung bildete für S., der die Conservatorstelle an derselben übernahm, bis in die letzten Lebensjahre Herzensangelegenheit" (O. Hunziker in: ADB 31, S. 303 f.). Tafeln in Bd. 8 mit Wasserrand, ansonsten ein gut erhaltenes Exemplar im originalen Zustand. Nissen ZBI 3675.

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        Harmonie ruralis; or, an essay towards a natural history of British Song Birds. 2 Bände in 1 Band.

      London, Henry G. Bohn 1845. - 4°. XXIV S., 2 Bll., 66 S., Titelbl., 96 S. und Frontispiz und insgesamt 80 Farbtafeln. Halblederbd. d.Z. mit reicher Rückenvergoldung und Goldschnitt (Ecken bestossen, berieben). Der englische Botaniker James Bolton verfasste zahlreiche naturhistorische Werke, illustrierte viele davon, indem er sie selber zeichnete und druckte und persönliche Feldforschung zu allen Themen unternahm. Illustrationen und Texte des vorliegenden letzten Hauptwerks über die Singvögel Grossbritanniens sind aus der Fülle seiner ganzen Lebensarbeit zusammengestellt worden. 2 posthume Ausgaben zeugen von der grossen Popularität dieses ornithologischen Buches mit gest. Tafeln in kräftigem Kolorit. - Gelegentlich leicht stockfleckig, Vorsatz lose, insgesamt jedoch schönes, sauberes Exemplar. - Nissen 115: Zimmer S. 64. Lang en

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