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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Heuberger (VDA / ILAB)]
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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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      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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      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.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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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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        Perils by Sea and Land: a Narrative of the Loss of the Brig Australia by Fire, on her Voyage from Leith to Sydney, with an Account of the Sufferings, Religious Exercises, and Final Rescue of the Crew and Passengers.

      Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dublin, and London: Murray and Gibb for William Oliphant & Sons, David Robertson, W. Curry and Co., and Hamilton, Adams and Co., 1845. - 12mo in 6s (146 x 88mm), pp. 81, [1 (imprint)], [2 (publisher's advertisements)]; very occasional light spotting, small marginal tear on G5; 20th-century half black crushed morocco over cloth by George A. Zabriskie, spine decorated in gilt and with gilt red morocco lettering-piece, board-edges and turn-ins roll-tooled in gilt, top edges gilt, patterned endpapers; spine slightly leant and extremities very lightly rubbed, otherwise a very good example in a Zabriskie binding.First edition in book form. Perils by Sea and Land was first published in the United Secession Magazine, and is an account of the brig Australia, captained by Adam Yule and bound for Sydney, which set sail from Leith on 2 October 1840 with a 'general cargo of merchandize', thirteen crew and fifteen passengers. On 29 December, about 600 miles off the Cape of Good Hope, the hold caught fire and Yule soon realised that the ship would have to be abandoned. The long-boat, however, 'had been converted into a stall for two live bulls, and in attempting to get them over the side, one of them, in the confusion, unfortunately got out of the slings, and ran frantic along the deck. This accident, as may be supposed, greatly increased the general consternation' (p. 16). The crew and passengers were eventually transferred to the long-boat and a small skiff, wherein seven days were spent at sea before making landfall on the South African coast near the mouth of the Olifants River. The party endured the deaths of two of their number and further days in the wilderness before civilization was eventually reached. Despite Yule's attribution of every favourable turn of events to divine intervention, the narrative is a compelling one.The work is scarce, and only four copies can be located in the UK (British Library, Cambridge, National Library of Scotland, and Oxford). This copy was bound by George Albert Zabriskie (1868-1954), an American bookbinder and collector of books, manuscripts, and art, who served as president of the New York Historical Society (1939-1947) and was a member of the Grolier Club. Zabriskie has signed the binding with his initials 'GAZ' on the upper pastedown. Ferguson 4093. Language: English

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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]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
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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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        Wittwe Schickhausen Eigenthümerinn des Gasthofs zu den drei Schweizern in Coblenz.

      OO oV um 1845 - Anonyme Federlithografie, Bildausschnitt 16,5 x 54,5 cm, Blattgr. 33,5 x 65 cm. Seltene Ansicht von Koblenz und der gegenüber liegenden Festung Ehrenbreitstein, im Vordergrund die Schiffsbrücke, links das Gasthaus "Zu den drei Schweizern", dahinter die Basilika St. Kastor und das Deutschherrenhaus; der Gasthof zu den drei Schweizern rühmt sich in diesem Werbeblatt mit seiner Nähe zum Landungsplatz der Dampfboote, seiner herrlichen Aussicht auf den Rhein un die Festung sowie die neue Möblierung, der beschreibende Text ist in deutsch, französisch, englisch und niederländisch gedruckt; einige Randeinrisse; selten.

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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.

      [Bookseller: Max SILVERENBERG]
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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

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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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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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      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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      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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        De Venise a Constantinople a travers la Grece et retour par Malte, Messine, Pizzo et Naples.

      Paris: Chez De La Rue,, [1845]. Landscape folio (64.4 × 44 cm), 24, 9, [2]. Recent quarter calf, marbled boards, original front wrapper bound-in. Lithograph title page, 51 lithographed plates (2 folding), map of Greece. A fine copy, with one foxed title page. First edition. A scarce work containing finely drawn views of Venice, Corfu, Athens, Corinth, Constantinople, Malta and elsewhere. The author travelled in Greece and Turkey from the autumn of 1843 to the spring of 1844, and published two other works from his travels at this time: Athenes monumentale et pittoresque (sometimes entitled Vues pittoresques des monuments d'Athenes) and Excursion par terre d'Athenes a Nauplie. It appears that this work, which has the most plates, was the first to appear, with the others deriving from it. The plates in this work are of a high standard and comprise: [General title] Lepante; [sub-title] Episode de la Guerre de l'Independance; 1. Carte de Grece; 2 & 3. Venise; 4. Ancone; 5. Corfou; 6. Patras; 7. Curzola; Calamaki (2 views); 8-23. [Views in Athens, including a folding panorama]; 24. Monastere de Daphnee; 25. Eleusis; 26. Megare; 27-31 [Views in and around Corinth]; 32. Temple de Nemee et tombeau d'Agamemnon (2 views); 33. Acropole de Micenes; 34. Porte des lions; 35. Ruines de Tirynthe; 36. Vue de la plaine d'Argos; 36 bis. Antiquites d'Argos; 37. Nauplie; 38. Temple de Jupiter a Egine; 39. Temple de Sunium; 40. Syra; 41. Folieri (Phocee); 42. Smyrne; 43. Panorama de la Troade (folding plate with 3 views); 44. Les Dardanelles; 45. Constantinople; 46 & 47. Malte; 48. Messine; 49. Pizzo; 50 & 51. Naples.

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        Physical Description of New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land Accompanied By a Geological Map, Sections and Diagrams, and Figures of the Organic Remains

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1845. xix, 462pp + 19 bw plates (1 folding), 3 tinted plates, col folding map, marbled edges and endpapers. Near contemporary pebbled cloth with leather spine and corners (half-leather). A little rubbed on edges and spine bands, folding plate slightly misfolded- otherwise a superb copy of this scarce early volume of the geology of New South Wales and Tasmania. Strzelecki was the first to find gold in Australia. Section I: Marine and Land Surveys; Section II: Terrestrial Magnetism; Section III: Geology and Mineralogy; Section IV: Climatology; Section V:Botany; Section VI: Zoology; Section VII: On the abrotigines of New South Wales and Van Diemen's LAnd; Section VIII: Agriculture.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

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        Wilhelm I. (Berlin 22. 03. 1797 - 09. 03. 1888 Berlin). König von Preussen (1858), sowie ab 1871 dt. Kaiser. Eigentlicher Name Wilhelm Friedrich Ludwig. Kniestück als Prinz von Preussen, im Hintergrund Schloß Babelsberg ( Sommersitz des Prinzen ).

      - Lithographie ( a. a. China ) v. Fischer n. F.(ranz ) Krüger b. Lüderitz, um 1845, 48 x 38,5 (H) Wilhelm war konservativ eingestellt und hatte wegen seiner Rolle bei der Niederschlagung der Revolution von 1848 den Beinamen Kartätschenprinz erhalten. Dennoch bedeutete sein Antreten als amtierender König 1858 eine gewisse Liberalisierung. Noch während des Deutsch-Französischen Krieges 1870/1871 hatte er sich dem Gedanken widersetzt, zusätzlich Deutscher Kaiser zu werden, erlangte aber im Kaiserreich große Popularität. Seine Regierungszeit war wesentlich vom Wirken Otto von Bismarcks als preussischem Ministerpräsidenten und Reichskanzler geprägt.

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        NOUVELLES RUSSES. Traduction française publiée par Louis Viardot.

      1845 - Paris, Paulin, 1845. In-12 (121 X 185) broché, couverture jaune imprimée ; VII-324 pages, (1) f. de table, (9) ff. de catalogue, (1) f. d'achevé d'imprimer. ÉDITION ORIGINALE FRANÇAISE, très rare, surtout en bel état. Ce recueil contient: "Tarass Boulba" - "Les Mémoires d'un Fou" - "La Calèche" - "En Ménage d'autrefois" - "Le Bal des Gnomes". «Ces nouvelles sont de véritables petits chefs-d?oeuvre. "Le Roi des gnomes" est une des lectures les plus terrifiantes qui puissent être.» (Marc Loliée, "Romans noirs - Contes de Fées - Contes Fantastiques [Etc.]", Catalogue n°79 publié en 1952, n°205).). BEL EXEMPLAIRE broché, entièrement lavé et soigneusement rebroché. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Eastern Grey Kangaroo.

      1845-1863 1845 - Richter after Gould. Eastern Grey Kangaroo. Original hand-coloured lithograph for John Gould's The Mammals of Australia, London, 1845-63. 360 x 530mm. £1,950

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        De la folie considérée sous le point de vue pathologique, philosophique, historique et judiciaire, etc

      1845 - 2 volumes de [1] f. de Paris, J.-B. Baillière, 1845, in-8, 2 volumes de [1] f. de fx-titre, VIII-534 pp. + VII-522-[1] pp, demi-chagrin rouge de l'époque, dos à faux nerfs, PREMIERE EDITION. Un des ouvrages les plus complets au point de vue médical sur la lycanthropie, démonologie, vampirisme, sorcellerie, etc. Dans cet ouvrage, Calmeil (1798-1895) traite notamment des grandes épidémies de délire comme la théomanie, la démonopathie, la démonolâtrie ou la zoanthropie. La théomanie atteint des populations presque entières qui croient avoir reçu des inspirations divines, ont des extases, des spasmes, des convulsions, etc. La démonolâtrie se rencontre surtout parmi les gens des campagnes qui sont soumis au démon. Les malades atteints de démonopathie étaient connus sous le nom de "possédés". Fréquente dans les couvents, elle s'accompagne de catalepsie et de violents phénomènes hystériques. Enfin, les zoanthropes se croyaient par moments transformés en bêtes. Calmeil illustre la théomanie en prenant entre autre l'exemple de Jeanne d'Arc qui selon lui "ne fit pas preuve d'une bonne logique en ajoutant foi à ses propres visions". Quelques rousseurs. Dos habilement restaurés. Waller, n°12861 a. Semelaigne I, 233. Caillet 1960. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE MANSIONS OF ENGLAND. One hundred and forty-six coloured engravings of country seats of the royal family, nobility, and gentry. After original designs by W. Westall, R.A., T.H. Shepherd, J. Gendall, and others.

      London, M.A. Nattali, nd circa 1845.. Dated from watermarks circa 1845, Volume I only of 2, 8vo, approximately 240 x 150 mm, 9½ x 5¾ inches, 72 hand coloured aquatints each with title printed beneath and below this the Ackermann Repository of Arts number and date of original publication in that periodical, pages: viii, 136, bound in full crushed burgundy morocco, ornate gilt borders to covers, gilt raised bands, gilt rules, gilt decoration and lettering in compartments, ornate gilt dentelles (turn ins), top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Slightest rubbing to corners, tiny rubbed area to fore-edge of upper cover, two tiny scrapes to lower cover, slight light brown offsetting from some plates onto facing text, a little heavier in places, faintest offsetting of text onto 3 plates, pale foxing to reverse of a couple plates, light indentated line to plate page 115 due to binding crease on facing text page, occasional pale fox spot to text margins, 6 pages have minute closed tear to fore-edge. A very good copy. Only 63 plates listed in the Contents but there are actually 71 of mansions and 1 of Gray's Monument at Stoke Poges as required. The plates were first published by Ackermann in his Repository of Arts. They were then collected together and issued in book form undated with the title "Views of country seats of the royal family, nobility, and gentry, of England" (1830), reissued in 1832, also undated. Later impressions were published as ours with Nattali's imprint. See Tooley, English Books with Coloured Plates, No. 13. the plates listed are the same as in this volume. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        A Brief Narrative of The Shipwreck of TheTransport "Premier", near the mouth of the River St. Lawrence, on the 4thNovember, 1843, having on board the Head-Quarter wing of the SecondBattalion of the First or Royal Regiment, proceeding from North Americato

      London. Published by Jeremiah How. 1845.. Hardcover. 4to.27.5cm, xv,37,[2]p., plus 6 lithographed plates & 9 engraved vignetteillustrations, in the original blind stamped dark green copy, gilt titleson the upper cover, binding dust soiled, corners bumped, some foxing inthe text, some dust soiling on the plates but mainly in the margins, theimages are good, a good to very good copy. (cgc) Huntress. Bibliographyof Shipwrecks & Disasters, 339C. T.P.L. 2579. Lande 1713. Sabin 18635.Harper p. 83. (includes 9p. list of subscribers; mainly military names).The vignette illustrations are from drawings made by Surgeon Dartnell,on the spot. The lithograph plates from drawings by J.A.Hammersley. .

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        Der Rhein. Bonn, Tobias Habicht, (ca. 1845). Quer-gr.-8vo. Farbig lith. Titel u. 36 Stahlstichansichten. Ldr.d.Zt. mit Goldprägung u. Goldschnitt; Vorderdeckel neu befestig, rechte obere Ecke abgebrochen.

      - Der Rhein. Bonn, Tobias Habicht, (ca. 1845). Quer-gr.-8vo. Farbig lith. Titel u. 36 Stahlstichansichten. Ldr.d.Zt. mit Goldprägung u. Goldschnitt; Vorderdeckel neu befestig, rechte obere Ecke abgebrochen. Hübsches Album mit Stahlstichen von bzw. nach F. Foltz, C. Hohe, B. Hundeshagen und C. Schlickum. Enthält Ansichten von Andernach, Bacharach, Bad Ems, Bingen, Bonn, Boppard, Düsseldorf, Godesberg und Siebengebirge, Johannisberg, Kaub, Koblenz, Köln (2), Linz, Mainz (2), Neuwied, Mineralbrunnen Roisdorf, Rüdesheim, St. Goar, Wiesbaden-Biebrich u.a. - Etwas gebräunt und tlw. braunfleckig. Die Ansicht von Düsseldorf sehr knapp beschnitten und aufgezogen. Eine Tafel (Lorelei) mit kleinem Einriss, unten weit außerhalb des Bildes, lith. Titel mit Kratzspuren. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Panoramaansicht, "Panorama von Frankfurt a/m.".

      - Aquatinta v. Ruff n. Ditzler b. Eisen in Köln, um 1845, 8,5 x 53,5

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        Panoramaansicht, "Panorama von Cöln".

      - Aquatinta v. Ruff n. Ditzler, um 1845, 8,5 x 53

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        Panoramaansicht, "Panorama von Wiesbaden".

      - Aquatinta v. Ruff n. Ditzler, um 1845, 8,5 x 52,5 Mit restauriertem Randeinriß im breiten weißen Rand.

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        Panoramaansicht, "Panorama von Mainz".

      - Aquatinta v. Ruff n. Ditzler, um 1845, 8,5 x 53,5

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        Die malerischen und romantischen Donauländer.

      Leipzig, Georg Wigand`s Verlag (ca 1845); (EA); ca 22x15 cm; 430 Seiten mit 60 Stahlstichtafeln; Halbledereinband d. Zt. mit Rückentitel und etwas Rückenvergoldung (Einband minimal fleckig, Exlibris auf Innendeckel, innen ganz vereinzelt minimalst fleckig; sehr gutes, sauberes Exemplar. In diesem guten Zustand selten! Reihe: Das malerische und romantische Deutschland, Band VIII. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        \"Panorama von Heidelberg\". Prächtige Gesamtansicht über den Neckar.

       Aquatinta von Weber & Appert nach Anton Ditzler bei F.C. Eisen in Köln, um 1845, 9 x 54 cm. Schmitt, Rhein-Beschreibungen 59, 10; nicht bei Schefold. - Die seltene Ansicht in einem breitrandigen Exemplar. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Baden-Württemberg, Panoramen, Panoramen vom Rhein - F.C.Eisen

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        Frankfurt am Main. Album der interessantesten und schönsten Ansichten alter und neuer Zeit.

       In Stahlstichen nach Zeichnungen von J. Dielmann. Mit 32 Stahlstichen, Frankfurt a.M., Carl Jügel, 1845, (1 Blatt Verzeichnis der Ansichten, deutsch und französisch), 32 ganzseitige Stahlstiche, 29x22,5 quer, Original-Halbleinen, Rücken geklebt, Einband mit Knickspuren und berieben, vorderes Innengelenk verstärkt, Name und Ziffer auf Vorsatz, Gebrauchsspuren, stellenweise gering stockfleckig, komplett,Versand D: 4,90 EUR Stahlstichansichten, Straßenansichten,

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        Signed by the Chief of the Cayuga Nation "the Cayuga Chiefs gave Peter Wilson an Indian of our tribe … a power of attorney … the principle of our annuity must not be paid to him he is irresponsible and there would be great danger of our loosing the amount altogether…" - At a meeting of the Council of the Six Nations in 1839, William King had voluntarily resigned as Chief; he was succeeded by Peter Wilson!

      Buffalo, New York, June 18, 1845. 7.75" x 13". "Manuscript Letter Signed by William King with his ""x"" mark as ""a Chief and in behalf of the Cayuga Nation,"" witnessed by ""T.S. Harris,"" with Manuscript Postscript Signed ""Thomson S. Harris / Seneca Chiefe,"" 1 page, 7.75"" x 13"". Buffalo, N.Y., June 18, 1845. Integral leaf addressed to: ""Hon. A.C. Flagg / Comptroller / Albany / N.Y."" Oval blue postmark ""Buffalo, N.Y., June 19"" and straight line blue postal marking ""Paid."" Fine condition.In full, original punctuation and spelling, ""Dr Sir Some days since the Cayuga Chiefs gave Peter Wilson an Indian of our tribe a paper authorising him to transact some business for them with the Comptroller. I am informed to day that the paper which was signed by the Chiefs was a power of attorney authorising Wilson to take up from the State the principle of our annuity this was not contemplated and must not be paid to him he is irresponsible and there would be great danger of our loosing the amount altogether I write you for the purpose of having the payment delayed in case he should present the power of attorney untill our Chiefs can convene in Council and revoke in due form the power which will be done immediately I beseech you not to pay the money to him. William King his x mark / A Chief of and in behalf of / the Cayuga Nation. / In presence of T.S. Harris.""Postscript, in full, original punctuation and spelling, ""Dear Sir At the request of Mr King I add this postcript to say that the above is expressive of the wishes of the Cayuga Chiefs and that in a short time as soon as they can be convened in Council (beng now scattered on several Reservations) they will in due form send you a revocation of the power. Respectfully Yours Thomson Harris Seneca Chiefe.""From""Cayuga Notes"" by Grace E. Taft, ""The American Antiquarian"", Volume XXXIV, January-February 1912: "" Since 1807, the Cayuga have had no separate reservations, but those of the tribe living in New York State settled with the Onondaga and Seneca at Cattaraugus, Tonawanda, Onondaga and Allegheny. By treaties in 1829 and 1831, complaints about the payment of annuity were settled by the removal of the Sandusky Cayuga to Kansas and Indian Territory. About 100 were left in New York at that time. The latter treaty was signed by Chief William King, who in 1839 resigned the chieftainship to Dr. Peter Wilson, or Wa-o-wa-na-onk, a Cayuga of Cattaraugus…."" On September 17, 1839, at the Council of the Six Nations held on the Buffalo Reservation, William King voluntarily tendered his resignation as Chief of the Cayuga Nation.In the ""Annual report - United Church Board for World Ministries,"" 1827, Volume 17, in XIII. Seneca Mission ""situated four miles from Buffalo, N.Y., on a reservation containing 83.,557 acres, listed is ""Rev. Thomson S. Harris, Missionary and Superintendent.""A letter to President Andrew Jackson dated January 11, 1831, in The Papers of Andrew Jackson, beginning ""We have come as delegates from the Seneca nation, vested with a legal power to make an inquiry concerning our annuity…"" is signed by Seneca Chiefs Big Kettle and Seneca White with their ""x"" marks, and also by Thomson S. Harris.A December 10, 1838, letter to R.H. Gillett, who served as commissioner to treat with the New York Indians from 1837-1839, from ""The undersigned chiefs"" is signed by 37 Chiefs including ""Thomson S. Harris."""

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        Le Marchand d'Images [The Printseller]

      Paris: Lemercier, 1845. Lithograph by Jacot after a painting by Guillemin. Printed on wove paper with thick wove backing for support. Very good condition apart from some light soiling, mild rippling and a few minor foxing marks in the margins. This charming print represents a print seller attempting to sell his wares to a middle-class couple in a domestic interior. Most likely having spotted the only print in the sparsely furnished room, a faded religious subject hung over the armoire, the vendor selects a small image of the Madonna and Child from his portfolio, which he thinks might interest his potential clients. During the nineteenth century, prints were extremely popular among members of the middle-class. They were an inexpensive and consequently affordable way for people to own reproductions of works of art. Lithographs, which were invented in the late eighteenth-century, were particularly popular. Produced through a relatively easy process, they were the ideal medium through which images could be widely disseminated. Lemercier was one of the most prominent printers and publishers of lithographs in nineteenth-century Paris.

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      (München, Ravizza,) ca. 1845. 16 x 25 cm. Mit 26 altkolorierten Lithographien und Aquatintatafeln. Ldr.-Kassette d. Zt. mit reicher Blindprägung und Goldschnitt. Die großen Ansichten (meist Lithographien von Eberhard Emminger, ca. 12 x 19 cm) zeigen Salzburg, Bad Adelholzen, Aussicht von Feldafing und Bad Kreuth. Die hübschen kleinen Stahlstiche in Aquatintamanier bzw. Aquatinten (ca. 7,5 x 11 cm) zeigen Bad Achselmannstein, Bergen, Wildbad Aempfing (Bad Empfing), Garmisch, Grossgmain, Hallein, Hohenschwangau, Jachenau, Dorf Kreuth, Maria Eck, Oberammergau, Prien am Chiemsee, Ramsau, Reichenhall, Mauth-Häusel by. Reichenhall, Schliersee, Schnaizelreuth, Schwarzbachklamm, Seisenbergklamm, St. Zeno bei Reichenhall, Traunstein und Wimbachklamm. - Davon 19 Ansichten verso mit Verlagsmarke. A flottant aufgelegt. - Schönes Sammelalbum in vorzüglicher Erhaltung. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Alben , Oberbayern

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        The Bokhara Victims

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1845. First. Hardcover. VG. 307 pp. Author was convinced that the officers Stoddart and Connelly had been murdered by the Russians, and of course, he later proved to be correct. Original red blindstamped cloth but with Signet Library written on front cover. Splitting in rear spine (no loss of cloth), some wear at spine tips. Internally very nice. Housed in a marbled custom open ended leather trimmed slipcase.

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        The Ecclesiastical Architecture of Ireland,Anterior to the Anglo-Norman Invasion; Comprising an Essay on the Originand Uses of the Round Towers of Ireland. Which Obtained the Gold Medaland Prize of the Royal Irish Academy.

      Dublin: Hodges and Smith, 1845.. Hardcover. 4to., 2nd edition, xix,525p., with 256 illustrations from engravings, infine (unsigned) binding: full crushed green morocco, gilt ruled raisedbands bordered by gilt and wide black ruled borders, gilt flora devicesin the panels, gilt titles, with 3 gilt ruled borders and one black ruledborder on the bevelled boards, wide gilt decorated inner dentelles,marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, spine slightly toned, a very good tofine copy attractively bound. (ids) With the invoice from Emerald IsleBooks, 1995, loosely inserted. Petrie may be regarded as the firstscientific investigator of Irish archaeology. He received a gold medalfrom the RIA for his famous Essay on the Round Towers of Ireland, whichis included in this edition. .

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