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        An original design for porcelain

      [Paris, 1845. Pen, ink, and watercolour. Very good condition apart from some light soiling and a few small, barely visible foxing marks. 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 ).

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        An original design for a porcelain plate

      [Paris, 1845. Pen, ink, and watercolour. Good condition apart from some overall light soiling, 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 ).

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        An original design for porcelain

      [Paris, 1845. Pen, ink, and watercolour. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling, minor foxing, and two small water stains in the top margin. Slight discolouration of the paper due to age. 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 ).

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        An original design for a porcelain candlestick

      [Paris, 1845. Pen, ink, and watercolour. Good condition apart from some overall light soiling. 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 ).

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        An original design for a porcelain vase

      [Paris, 1845. Pen, ink, and watercolour. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling and mild staining. 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).

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        Beethoven-Haus ('Das Beethoven Haus zu Bonn. Erinnerung an das Fest vom 10-13 August 1845').

      - getönte Lithographie v. F. Michelis gedr. b. Henry & Cohnen in Bonn, dat. 1845, 37 x 27,5 Souvenirblatt mit mehren Ansichten. - Mittig das Beethovenhaus umgeben von einer Gesamtansicht von Bonn, Innenansicht des Beethovenhaus (Schlaf- u. Arbeitszimmer Beethovens), Beethovenbüste u. Allegorien. (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Handbüchlein der wilden Fischerei oder Belehrung über den Fang der Fische in Seen, Flüssen und Bächen mittelst aller Arten von Netzen, Reusen, Senkern, Hamen, Gabeln, Angeln usw. und Beschreibung der vorzüglichsten in Deutschland vorkommenden Fische, mit steter Berücksichtigung ihrer Eigenthümlichkeiten, der ihnen angenehmen Köder und aller auf sie anwendbaren Fangmethoden

      Quedlinburg und Leipzig, Basse 1845.Mit 12 lithograph. Tafeln (auf zus. 3 Blättern). IV, 128 S. Neuer Karton mit aufkaschierter Kopie des Titelblattes. Huber 418. - Die hübschen Tafeln zeigen eine Vielzahl verschiedener Blinker u. ä. - Unbeschnitten. Tls. etwas fleckig, bzw. etwas gebräunt. Das zweite Blatt mit einer kleinen Reparatur. Bücher de

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        G.H.C. Melody et les Indiens Ioways. Comme ils ont été presentés à S.M. Louis Philippe, le 21 Avril, 1845

      Paris: Printed by Bertauts, 1845. Tinted lithograph. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling and several skillfully repaired small tears and losses in the margins. An extremely rare lithograph depicting a group of Ioway Indians who traveled to Paris with George Catlin in 1845. This fascinating group portrait is an extremely rare lithograph depicting a group of Ioway Indians who accompanied the American painter George Catlin to Paris, in the winter of 1845. Following a successful debut in London, Catlin closed his celebrated Indian Gallery and retired to the country, where he worked on lithographs and text for his "North American Indian Portfolio". The arrival of a group of Ioway Indians, in the summer of 1844, revived Catlin's entrepreneurial enthusiasm and he immediately hired them to perform in London. After a brief tour through Ireland and Scotland, the troupe accepted an invitation to perform in Paris and Catlin gladly moved the Indian Gallery across the channel. Their debut was received with rave reviews and they were invited to perform for King Louis Philippe and the royal family at the Tuileries. Catlin's paintings were a huge success in Paris and they were admired by such notables as George Sand, Charles Baudelaire, Alexander von Humboldt, and Prosper Merimee. During the late summer of 1845 the Ioway troupe returned to America and were replaced by a group of touring Ojibwa Indians. This extremely rare lithograph is the only image to depict Catlin's Ioway's while they performed in Paris. It was published in two versions. One with a Boston imprint and the title in English including the names of the individuals depicted; the second with a Paris imprint and the title in French with no mention of the names. The troupe originally consisted of fourteen men, women, and children, but tragically two died while they were touring Ireland and Scotland. Consisting of three chiefs, five warriors, and six squaws the group was accompanied by their translator Jeffrey Doraway and by their promoter G. H. C. Melody. An invaluable record of Ioway history this rare print is a wonderful piece of early Americana. The names of the Ioway troupe are listed below: Mew-hu-she-kaw, White Cloud, first chief of the nation Neu-mon-ya, Walking Rain, third chief Se-non-ty-yah, Blister Feet; great medicine man Wash-ka-mon-ya, Fast Dancer No-ho-mun-ya, One who gives no attention Shon-ta-yi-ga, Little Wolf Wa-tan-ye, One always foremost Wa-ta-we-bu-ka-na, Commanding General, the son of Walking Rain, ten years old Jeffrey Doraway (Dorion, omitted) Ruton-ye-we-ma, Strutting Pigeon, White Cloud's Wife Ruton-we-me, Pigeon on the Wing Oke-we-me, Female Bear that walks on the back of another Koon-za-ya-me, Female War Eagle Sailing Ta-pa-ta-me, Sophia, wisdom, White Cloud's daughter Corsair, a papoose G.H. C. Melody.

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        Antelope Shooting

      [London: Henry Bohn, 1845. Lithograph, coloured by hand, by McGahey, printed by Day & Haghe. Image size: 12 1/8 x 17 5/8 inches. A fine image from Catlin's 'North American Indian Portfolio', one of the most important accounts of Native American life. "These beautiful and delicate little animals seem to be endowed, like many other 'gentle and sweet-breathing creatures', with an undue share of curiosity...; and the hunter who wishes to entrap them easily does so without taking the trouble of travelling after them. For this purpose, when he has been discovered by them, he has only to elevate above the tops of the grass, on the point of an arrow or his ramrod stuck in the ground, a little red or yellow flag, the lightness of which will keep it trembling in the wind, to which they are sure to advance, though with great coyness and caution; whilst the hunter lies close, at a little distance to the right or the left, with his rifle or bow in his hand... In the landscape view in this plate, (which... is a picture from Nature,) a striking resemblance is seen to the noble Park scenery in England; and the resemblance is forcibly heightened by the group that is dancing over it." Catlin summarized the Native American as "an honest, hospitable, faithful, brave, warlike, cruel, revengeful, relentless, -- yet honourable, contemplative and religious being". In a famous passage from the preface of his North American Indian Portfolio , Catlin describes how the sight of several tribal chiefs in Philadelphia led to his resolution to record their way of life: "the history and customs of such a people, preserved by pictorial illustrations, are themes worthy of the lifetime of one man, and nothing short of the loss of my life shall prevent me from visiting their country and becoming their historian". He saw no future for either their way of life or their very existence, and with these thoughts always at the back of his mind he worked, against time, setting himself a truly punishing schedule, to record what he saw. From 1832 to 1837 he spent the summer months sketching the tribes and then finished his pictures in oils during the winter. The record he left is unique, both in its breadth and also in the sympathetic understanding that his images constantly demonstrate. A selection of the greatest of images from this record were published in the North American Indian Portfolio in an effort to reach as wide an audience as possible. The present image is one of the results of this publishing venture and is both a work of art of the highest quality and a fitting memorial to a vanished way of life. Abbey Travel 653; Field Indian Bibliography 258; Howes C-243; McCracken 10; Sabin 11532; Wagner-Camp 105a:1.

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        Description of the American Electro Magnetic Telegraph : Now in Operation between the Cities of Washington and Baltimore. Illustrated by Fourteen Wood Engravings

      Washington DC: J. & G. S. Gideon, 1845. First Edition. Wraps. Good. First Edition. 24 pages. 8vo. 5 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches. Self wrappers (title page is page [1]). Previously bound, with stitch marks and glue remnants at the spine edge. Minor marginal loss to the base of the spine (one inch by 1/8 inch). Some overall browning to the paper. Staining to last page. Wraps. Published in 1845 by Vail after the successful test of a Congressionally approved experimental telegraph line from Baltimore to Washington DC in response to repeated requests for information. Separately paginated and with a new title page, the content of this pamphlet is also found on pages [9]-31 of "The American Electro Magnetic Telegraph : with the Reports of Congress, and a Description of All Telegraphs Known, employing electricity or galvanism." published in Philadelphia by Lea & Blanchard in the same year. Norman and Hooke's Origins of Cyberspace (#208), cites this pamphlet, noting that it was "probably" issued first. Both contain the same identical early printing of Morse code, one of the earliest printings of the 1844 revision of "American Morse". With a copy of each in hand, we did a quick review for obvious typographical or printing mishaps that might provide clues to precedence. A period was added after "figure 1" in the text on page 3. There is a possible break in the woodblock for the engraving of Figure 2, at the 9pm position with two line breaks. There is also a piece of punctuation (broken?) off - the period at the base of page 16's footnote. Finally, the pamphlet has a number of examples of muddied type - places where either the printer was lazy and didn't clean the block very well (leading to excess ink obscuring small bits of the engraving and/or type) or the block or type had become damaged. This is particularly obvious on Figure 9, where the 'Y' label that should be near the '12' label is obscured with ink. While not conclusive, these are hints that lead us to believe that the pamphlet may have been printed later, perhaps to keep costs down and remove what might have been perceived as an excess of history to those who wanted to use the code practically. In either event, an important work, and one worthy of inclusion in any collection related to History of Communication or the Telegraph. Shiers & Sterling (6-003) ; Origins of Cyberspace #208; Wheeler 1087 (illustrated); Not in the Ronalds Collection.

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        AMERICAN WILD FLOWERS IN THEIR NATIVE HAUNTS...WITH TWENTY PLATES OF PLANTS, CAREFULLY COLORED AFTER NATURE; AND LANDSCAPE VIEWS OF THEIR LOCALITIES, FROM DRAWINGS ON THE SPOT, BY E. WHITEFIELD

      New York & Philadelphia, 1845. Original pictorial red cloth, ornately stamped in gilt, rebacked with original backstrip laid down, a.e.g. Cloth slightly soiled. Bookplate on front pastedown. One gathering loosening. Internally clean, fresh, and near fine, the plates brightly colored and unblemished. Illustrator Edwin Whitefield's own copy, with his ownership signature on the front free endpaper. Whitefield, one of the most famous and important view makers of the 19th century, provided the backgrounds which appear behind the flowers in the illustrations, showing scenes of the Hudson. Norton considers this one of the two most interesting color plate books illustrated by Edwin Whitefield. A manuscript letter by Whitefield to an unnamed recipient, written on a pictorial lettersheet and referring to a printing job, is also laid into this copy. Second edition, after the first of the same year. A beautiful American color plate book, with the plates interspersed with sentimental Victorian writings. This book, which combines hand-coloring with bits of full color printing, represents color printing during a transition to mass produced chromolithographic technology. The plates are signed by Lewis & Brown Co. "What makes this book interesting is...the fact that the plates show some touches of color printing; Lewis and Brown is one of the very early firms to produce chromolithographic illustrations for books" - McGrath. A beautiful book of floral illustrations, with a very significant and noteworthy provenance.

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        Buffalo Hunt, A Surround

      [London: Henry Bohn, 1845. Lithograph, coloured by hand, by McGahey, printed by Day & Haghe. Image size: 12 1/8 x 17 5/8 inches. A fine image from Catlin's 'North American Indian Portfolio,' one of the most important accounts of native-American life. "After the preliminaries of the chase have been gone through... and the hunting party have reached the vicinity of the herd, scenes like the one represented in this illustration often occur. On one occasion I was invited by the Indians to ride out and witness their attack on a herd of buffaloes, near one of their villages on the Upper Missouri, in the summer of 1832: I sat on my horse and witnessed a scene of this kind; a mode of attacking the buffaloes which they call Wa-rahs-took-kee, a surround." Catlin summarized the Native American as "an honest, hospitable, faithful, brave, warlike, cruel, revengeful, relentless, -- yet honourable, contemplative and religious being." In a famous passage from the preface of his North American Indian Portfolio , Catlin describes how the sight of several tribal chiefs in Philadelphia led to his resolution to record their way of life: "the history and customs of such a people, preserved by pictorial illustrations, are themes worthy of the lifetime of one man, and nothing short of the loss of my life shall prevent me from visiting their country and becoming their historian." He saw no future for either their way of life or their very existence, and with these thoughts always at the back of his mind he worked, against time, setting himself a truly punishing schedule, to record what he saw. From 1832 to 1837 he spent the summer months sketching the tribes and then finished his pictures in oils during the winter. The record he left is unique, both in its breadth and also in the sympathetic understanding that his images constantly demonstrate. A selection of the greatest of images from this record were published in the North American Indian Portfolio in an effort to reach as wide an audience as possible. The present image is one of the results of this publishing venture and is both a work of art of the highest quality and a fitting memorial to a vanished way of life. Abbey Travel 653; Field Indian Bibliography 258; Howes C-243; McCracken 10; Sabin 11532; Wagner-Camp 105a:1.

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        Lehrbuch der ärztlichen Seelenkunde. Als Skizze zu Vorträgen bearbeitet.

      - Wien, Carl Gerold, 1845, 8°, 22, 429 pp., feiner Pappband im Stil der Zeit mit eingebundenem original Broschurdeckblatt. BEGRÜNDUNG EINER PSYCHOSOMATIOSCHEN MEDIZIN Erste Ausgabe dieses klassischen Textes der modernen Seelenheilkunde, daß "aus einem Guss eine komplette medizinische Psychologie enthält, eine abgerundete Psychopathologie, eine in die Tiefe gehende Psychotherapie . " W.Creutz - "Um gegen die herrschenden realistische Richtung in der Medicin anzukämpfen, eröffnete er 1844 in der Universität Vorträge über ärztliche Seelenkunde, die als Lehrbuch . erschienen" Hirsch - So entstand ein fundamentales Werk, das zugleich das erste in Österreich erschienene Lehrbuch auf diesem Gebiet darstellt- Sein programmatisches Buch wurde später auch in Englische (1847), Französische, Holländische und Russische Übersetzt. - - "Ernst von Feuchtersleben (1806-1849) had a clear conception of a total personality and considered mental diseases-diseases of personality-in the same manner as doses the psychiatry of the twentieth century for the most part . Feuchtersleben offered a classification which was of no consequence, but he stressed more than anyone else the importance of psychotherapy for mental disease. He thought it the most logical method of treatment, one which would reconstruct some of the mental deviations . Feuchtersleben came closer than any one of the 'pure psychologists' of the first half of the (nineteenth) century to the solution of the problem of how mental diseases develops and affects personality, and to the conclusion of the great importance of psychotherapy. "Zilboorg & Henry, pp.477-478 - So "this book was altogether new departure in psychiatric writing. He not only introduced into psychiatry a new standard and a new methodology but also a number of new terms" as psychosis, psychiatrics, and psychopathology. - Hunter-Macalpine, pp.951-954 - It was also after the publication of this book that the terms "amnesia", or total lost of meory, "hypermnesia" or heightened memory, and "dysmnesia" or morbidly altered memory came to be generally adopted. - "Von Feuchtersleben book contains perhaps a half dozen paragraphs on the Ego" Altschule, Roots of Modern Psychiatry, p.31 - - Included in his book (pp.7-75) is a survey of the history of psychiatry from the earliest time to the time of Heinroth. - - Garrison & Morton No.4929.1; Norman 793 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Furniture with Candelabra and Interior Decoration designed by R. Bridgens

      London: William Pickering, 1845. Small folio. (14 3/4 x 11 1/2 inches). Hand-coloured engraved title page, 2pp. letterpress list of plates, 58 hand-coloured engraved, etched and aquatinted plates (one double-page and assigned two numbers in the plate list, 5 by and after Bridgen, 22 by Shaw after Bridgen, and 31 unassigned). Contemporary plum cloth, neatly rebacked in green morocco, silver tooling to the spine and lettering to the spine label, late 19th-century paper label with manuscript title on upper cover, later endpapers Provenance: J. Paul Lammers Furniture Designer (neat ink stamp to title, plate list and 7 plates) A finely-coloured copy of the second issue, of the first complete edition of this important early Victorian source work for furniture design in the Grecian, Elizabethan and Gothic styles. The first edition of this work is extremely rare and is known currently from the single incomplete copy in the RIBA British Architectural Library. It seems probable that the publication of this first edition, begun in 1825, was abandoned, and it was not until 1838 that the complete suite of plates was first published. The plate list is a little misleading as it runs from 1 to 60, but the work is complete as is: number 1 is the title, the double-page plate is numbered '53,54', the 57 single-page plates are numbered 2 - 52 and 55-60. Bridgens served as a pupil of George Bullock of Liverpool before trying to set up in business in Birmingham in the 1820s. The venture was not a great success, despite executing some interesting and avant-garde neo-Jacobean furniture designs for James Watt of Aston Hall, and Bridgens left England in 1825 for the West Indies. He stayed in Trinidad for seven years before returning to England, and in 1836 published his West Indian Scenery... from Sketches during a residence ... in Trinidad .. The present work followed, and seems to have been Bridgens final published work: the 1845 watermarks in the present example suggest that the complete work enjoyed some success: enough to warrant the publication of this second issue. Cf. British Architectural Library Early Printed Books 379 (and cf. 378 for the incomplete 1st edition); cf. Spelman 36:105.

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

      Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1845. 6 volumes (text: 5 volumes; atlas: 1 volume), imperial octavo signed in 4s. (11 x 7 inches). Text: 64 engraved plates, 8 double-page maps, numerous vignette illustrations (42 steel-engraved); Atlas: 5 folding maps (1 hand-coloured). Original cloth, covers elaborately panelled in blind around blocked central gilt vignettes, text volumes with flat spines blocked and lettered in gilt and blind, the atlas lettered in gilt (splits to joints of vols.I and II, spines chipped at head and foot, extremities rubbed, occasional light dampstaining, damage to edge of cloth on upper cover of vol.V) A fine unsophisticated set of the first regularly available trade edition of the official record of this ground-breaking expedition. The United States Exploring Expedition 'was the first American scientific expedition of any size, charged to "extend the bounds of Science and promote the acquisition of knowledge," and was one of the most ambitious Pacific expeditions ever attempted' (Forbes). The expedition represents 'the first governmental sponsorship of scientific endeavor and was instrumental in the nation's westward expansion. Specimens gathered by expedition scientists became the foundation collections of the Smithsonian Institution. Significant American contributions in the fields of geology, botany, conchology, anthropology, and linguistics came from the scientific work of the expedition. Wilkes's evaluations of his landfalls influenced later U.S. positions in those areas' ( Dictionary of American Biography ). 'The chief fields of exploration in this expedition were the coast of the Antarctic continent, the islands of the Pacific Ocean, and the American northwest coast. In total some 280 islands in the Pacific and adjacent waters and 800 miles of streams and coasts in the Oregon country were surveyed, and 1,600 miles of the coast of Antarctica were charted. After leaving Hampton Roads in 1838, the expedition visited Madeira, the Cape Verde Islands, Brazil, Patagonia, the South Shetland Islands, Peter Island, Chile, and Peru, before proceeding to the Tuamotu or the low Archipelago, the Samoa Islands, and New South Wales. From Sydney, Wilkes sailed into the region now known as Wilkesland. He visited Tonga, the Fiji group, and the Hawaiian Islands in 1840, and in 1841 explored the west coast of North America. Much valuable information is given on the Columbia River, the Willamette Valley, Puget Sound, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and the Sacramento Valley, and the findings on the northwest coast of America proved timely in light of the dispute with Great Britain over the Oregon Territory. The Wilkes expedition also visited San Francisco bay and the Sacramento River. Crossing the Pacific, Wilkes called at the Philippine Islands, the Sulu Archipelago, Borneo, Singapore, and, rounding the Cape of Good Hope, finally reached New York in 1842, having sailed round the world' (Hill p.662). Cowan p.683; Ferguson 4209; Forbes 1574; Haskell 2B; Hill (2004) 1867; Howes W414, "aa."; Rosove 353; Sabin 103994; Stafleu & Cowan 17646; Streeter Sale 3324.

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        Der Rhein und die Rheinlande von Mainz bis Köln in malerischen Originalansichten von L. Lange, in Stahl gestochen von Deutschlands ausgezeichnetsten Stahlstechern. Von einem historisch topographischen Text begleitet.

      Lange Darmstadt - 1847 1845 - gest. Frontisp., gest. Titel m. Vign., 346 SS., 2 Bll. und 102 Stst.- Ansichten ( incl. Titelvign.), gr. 8°, GLdr.- Bd. d. Zt. m. Rücken- und Deckelvergoldung, sowie Ggoldsch. (Kanten leicht bestoßen) Das bekannte Ansichtenwerk des Rheinlandes mit Ansichten von Andernach (4), Bacharach (3), Bingen, Bonn (4), Boppard (2), Koblenz ( 4), Köln (20), Limburg/Lahn, Mainz ( 7), Neuwied, Oberwesel ( 3), Weilburg, Wiesbaden (5) sowie zahlr. andere. - Teilweise leicht stockfleckig, insgesamt schönes Exemplar.

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        Autograph draft manuscript for: 'An Address to the British Association for the Advancement of Science at the opening of their meeting at Cambridge, June 19th, 1845'

      [London, before June 19th, 1845] - 64 pages on 64 oblong leaves (225 x 143 mm), ink on paper, paginated 1-64, with numerous insertions, deletions, and corrections; preserved in a morocco-backed box. £35,000Sir John Herschel's autograph draft of his remarkable inaugural presidential address to the meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science at Cambridge University in 1845. Herschel, the outstanding astronomer and physical scientist of his day, presents a comprehensive survey of the state of the sciences, with particular emphasis on advances in mathematics, chemistry, astronomy, cosmology, physics, and the emerging science of thermodynamics. The draft differs importantly from the published text, including substantial passages that were deleted in the draft. Many of these deleted passages refer to named scientists, and render the Address much more detailed and specific in its references.After his introductory remarks, Herschel discusses the advances recently made in mathematics, and in particular the work of Cayley, William Hamilton's theory of quaternions, and George Boole's investigations into mathematical logic. 'Conceptions of a novel and refined kind have thus been introduced into analysis - new forms of imaginary expression rendered familiar - and a vein opened which I cannot but believe will terminate in some first-rate discovery in abstract science.'Neither are inquiries into the logic of symbolic analysis . devoid of a bearing on the progress even of physical science.' He goes on to discuss in particular The Cambridge Mathematical Journal, which published Boole's most important papers.He outlines a course of global scientific research in several areas, including geomagnetism and meteorology, and he emphasises the importance of international co-operation and of long-term investment and patience in producing results. This is followed by a discussion of the economics, practical and potential, of government sponsorship of scientific research, and its advantages to the nation. He particularly focuses on the dual and sometimes conflicting necessities of amassing data, and the coherent analysis and reduction to theory of that data. 'Witness the piles of unreduced meteorological observations which load our shelves and archives; witness the immense and admirably arranged catalogues of stars which have been and still are pouring in from all quarters upon our astronomy so soon as the want of extensive catalogues came to be felt and declared. What we now want is thought, steadily directed to single objects.''Speaking in a utilitarian point of view, the globe which we inhabit is quite as important a subject of scientific inquiry as the stars. We depend for our bread of life and every comfort on its climates and seasons, on the movements of its winds and waters. We guide ourselves over the ocean, when astronomical observations fail, by our knowledge of the laws of its magnetism; we learn the sublimest lessons from the records of its geological history; and the great facts which its figure, magnitude, and attraction, offer to mathematical inquiry, form the very basis of Astronomy itself.'Herschel then discusses the invention and application of automatic recording devices and, alluding to the work of his colleague Charles Babbage, machines for performing arithmetic calculations and automatically recording their results, foreseeing how 'these contrivances promise to become of immense utility'.Herschel then considers the importance of voyages of exploration to scientific advance, and remarks that 'a ship is an itinerant observatory.'As befits the premier astronomer of his time, Herschel discusses at length advances in astronomy, and the outstanding problems needing resolution, particularly in relation to galaxies, the size and possible infinity of the universe, etc. Describing the newly completed six-foot reflector of the Earl of Rosse, Herschel considers the discoveries this new instrument might make. 'I cannot help contemplating, as one of the grand

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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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        Political Essays, Rights of Man, Inquiry into the nature of Social Contract,Common Sense addressed to the Inhabitants of America, Dissertation of First Principles of Government, Right of Free Discussion, Address the Hopes and Destinies of the Human Species, The Unchristian Nature of Commercial Restrictions, Young Germany. The Rise, Progress, and present Position of German Communism.

      published by J. Watson, and A Heywood, London 1845 - , 8 separate titles in 1 volume, each with a separate title page, an interesting collection relating to the labour movement, titles paginated separately, respective titles; 160, 148, 48, 16, 22, 16, 14 and 24 pages, only one of the volumes is published by Heywood [Social Contract] First Edition , tightly bound, internally clean, some slight reference marking to margin of first title, slight foxing to end pages, and title page 2 and 7, cover corners very lightly bumped, edges rubbed, lacking title label, good condition , brown half calf with marbled paper, gilt rule detail front and rear, 4 raised bands with gilt , signatures mixed, 8vo and 12mo, 17 x 11 cms Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Düsseldorf, 1. III. 1845. - 1 ¾ SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief). An Karl Dräxler-Manfred: "Beiliegend Ihrem Wunsche gemäß ein Gedicht für Ihren Dichtersalon im Rheinischen Taschenbuch! In Betreff Ihrer gütigen Anfrage wegen der Bearbeitung der Düsseldorfer Partie thut es mir leid, daß ich dieselbe nicht übernehmen kann [ ] Sie werden nun fragen, warum ich erst so spät antworte? Aus reinem Interesse für Sie. Ich habe nämlich an allen Ecken nachgefragt, um Ihnen einen guten Schriftsteller für die Sache zu gewinnen. Deren giebt es aber wenige hier [ ]". - Müller ging nach einer Tätigkeit als Militärarzt in Düsseldorf nach Paris, wo er u. a. mit Heinrich Heine und Georg Herwegh zusammentraf. Später praktizierte er wieder in Düsseldorf und wurde 1848 Mitglied der Frankfurter Nationalversammlung. 1853 ließ er sich als freier Schriftsteller in Köln nieder. Seine Epen, Lieder, Märchen und Erzählungen verherrlichten seine rheinländische Heimat und trugen ihm den Beinamen "Sänger des Rheines" ein.

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        Gazetteer/Scotland,anno 1845,Fullarton, 2 Vols.

      Fullarton Archibald, Edinburgh - Gazetteer/Scotland,anno 1845,Fullarton, 2 Vols. "THE TOPOGRAPHICAL, STATISTICAL, AND HISTORICAL GAZETTEER OF SCOTLAND, EDINBURGH; LONDON; AND DUBLIN; A. FULLARTON AND CO. 1845" A. Fullarton, anno 1845, 2 Vols, Volume first A-H, second I-Z, each 27x20 cm., original binding, No.1: VI, IXIV, 814 pages, No.2: II, 852 pages. With one folio-map of Scotland, 16 steelengravings and numerous woodcuts within the pagination. Contemporary binding, only little foxed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Opere varie. Edizione riveduta dall'Autore.

      dalla tipografia di Giuseppe Redaelli, Milano 1845 - Poche, naturali fioriture sparse Completo di 10 xilografie incise da Ratti su disegni di Focosi e altre 7 illustrazioni a fine opera. 864 p. 20x28 cm

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        Landschaft mit dem Zusammenfluss des Jellowstone Flusses mit dem Missouri, "Vereinigung des Jellow-Stone Flusses mit dem Missouri. - Réunion de La Rivière Pierre Jaune avec le Missouri".

      - in Braun, Blau und Schwarz gedrucktes Aquatinta v. Salathé n. Carl Bodmer, um 1845, 30 x 43,2 Blatt 29 aus der berühmten Folge der Ansichten der Nordamerikareise des Prinzen Maximilian zu Wied ( 1782 - 1867), an der Carl Bodmer ( 1809 - 1893) als Zeichner teilnahm. Vorliegendes Bild ohne den englischen Titel und am rechten Rand mit 6 Antilopen. - Seltener Probedruck.

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        Nye Eventyr. 2 bind i fem dele. [1.-3. + 1-2. Samling].

      1845 1845 - 1 bind første samling, der udkom 1847, er i 3. oplag. Resten i 1. oplag. Kbhvn.: Reitzel 1845-48. 47 + 68 + 52 + 72 + 60 s. Indbundet i ét samtidigt charmerende halvlæderbind. Med fællestitelblad samt fælles indholdsfortegnelse og 3 separate titelblade og 3 selvstændige indholdsfortegnelser til bind 1 + 2 titelblade og 2 separate indholdsfortegnelser til bind 2. (Der udkon intet fællestitelblad eller fælles indholdsfortegnelse til bind 2). Exlibris på indersiden af forpermen. Svagt gulplettet. Part one in vol. one, publ. 1847, in 3rd issue. The rest in 1st. issues. Copenhagen 1845-48. Bound in one very charming contemporary halfleather binding. With 5 separate titlepages and 5 lists of content and 1 titlepage and 1 list of content for all 3 issues to vol. 1 only, which was not made for vol. 2. Some minor foxing throughout. * BFN 454 + 467 + 516 + 529. Each of the stories have individual pagination. First printing of this important second fairy tale cycle, containing the original printing of many new stories, such as "Engelen" (The Angel), "Nattergalen" (The Nightingale), "Kjærestefolkene" (The Sweethearts), "Den grimme Ælling" (The Ugly Duckling) and many others. It was not until the publication of these stories that Andersen became widely successful. [Attributes: First Edition]

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