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        Vedute di Venezia

      Venezia e Milano: dall'editore Paolo Ripamonti Carpano, s. d. (1845) - In-folio oblungo (4) (1) c. (frontespizio inciso) (12) c. (tavole litografiche incise da Marco Moro) tutte le tavole e il frontespizio sono acquarellate. Legatura coeva in piena tela con caratteri dorati impressi e dorso in pelle. Marco Moro (1817-1885) fu uno dei migliori litografi vedutisti dell'800 e rappresentò, in modi originali e vivaci, le città venete del suo tempo e i monumenti che ne caratterizzavano all'epoca l'ambiente urbano e il territorio. 19mo secolo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Souvenirvedute in Rosenform.

      - Farblithographie b. Peter Betsch in Koblenz, um 1845, 27 (Durchmesser) Reiniger, Kreuznach 144 A u. B; Reinger/Faust, Bingen am Rhein-Bilder einer alten Stadt, Nr. 268.1 (es gibt auch einen zweiten Zustand nur mit "Ehrenfels" statt wie vorliegendes Exemplar mit "Ehrenfels u. der Mäusethurm" - 2. bekannte Exemplar! - Souvenirvedute mit 28 Ansichten von Bad Kreuznach u. Umgebung. - Zeigt eine Gesamtansicht von Kreuznach, Kurhaus, Soolebäder, Saline Theodorshalle, Ruine der goth. Kirche, Nahebrücke, Burg Sponheim, ehem. Rathaus, Elisabethquelle, Burg Böckelheim, Schloßruine Dhaun, Rodenfels, Überreste der Kauzenburg mit M. Morts Denkmal, Ebernburg des Franz von Sickingen, Alten-Baumberg mit der Kronburg, Schloss Dahlberg, Rheingrafenstein, Bingen, Pfarrkirche zu Bingen, Stromberg Ruine Fustenberg u. der Goldenfels, Ehrenfels u. der Mäuseturm, Disibodenberg, St. Rochus Kapelle b. Bingen, Moschellandsberg, Brömserburg b. Rüdesheim, Kirche zu Laubenheim, Burg Klopp b. Bingen u. Rheinstein. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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      New York, 1845. Contemporary half calf and publisher's printed boards. Very good. In a dark red chemise and half morocco slipcase. Very good. The earliest published anthology of American Indian songs, composed and collected by a Narragansett Indian residing in Wisconsin Territory. This work consists of music and English text for over 100 religious hymns, each named for a different North American tribe, chief, place name, etc. The first hymn is entitled "Pequot S.M.," followed by "Shenandoah," "Cummanche," "Quapaw S.M.," "Huron," "Flathead," "Iroquoi," and so on through "Tallahassee" and "Shoshonee." In the preface, which is dated "Manchester, Wisconsin Terr., March 7, 1845," Commuck states that his song collection is the product of seven years of work, and that his intention in publishing it was to earn a little money to help support his household of seven souls. Although the NUC locates twenty-one copies of this work, it is very rare in commerce. A curious early collection of religious music by a Narragansett Indian, the first such work known. Commuck also wrote "Sketch of the Brotherton Indians," which appeared in the report of the Wisconsin State Historical Society for 1857-58.

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        Dachauer Schloß" verso: "Blick vom Schloßberg auf München zu" zwei originale Bleistiftzeichnungen auf Papier ca.20x24cm (Vorder- und Rückseite) abnehmbar am oberen Blattrand auf einen dünnen Unterlagenkarton montiert; um 1845


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        Domkirche; im Vordergrund Pferdekarren und Personen ('Dom Kirche von Worms').

      - kolorierte Lithographie v. Philippe Benoist n. Chapuy, 1845, 40 x 28,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Verhandlungen der St. Gallisch - Appenzellischen gemeinnützigen Gesellschaft an der Hauptversammlung zu Rheineck, Dinstags, den 14. Oktober 1845.

      St. Gallen und Bern, Huber (1845 - 1846) - 17 x 11.5 cm, V, 235 S., Plan zur Austrocknung der Sümpfe zwischen Ragaz und Schollberg, XLII, 312 S., Erfahrungsresultate über die Leistungen amerikanischer Locomotive, Uebersichts - Profil der Gefällsver??+6hältnisse für eine Eisenbahn von Rorschach über St. Gallen gegen Winterthur innert der Grenze des Cantons St. Gallen, Karte der Gegend vom Bodensee bis zum Thur - Murg - u. Töss - Thal, Tabelle A - E + Beilage, Tabelle über den Stundenplan der Industrieschule in St. Gallen, alle Karten und Tabellen gefaltet, stockfleckig, marmor. Hldr - Einband berieben, Ecken bestossen, Rücken mit Goldtitel ( gebleicht) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Hartford, 1845. Folio. Original half calf and cloth covered boards, gilt pictorial cover, gilt-stamped spine, expertly recased, t.e.g. Slight foxing, but mostly clean and bright. A good copy, lacking the last page of text. An interesting piece of visual biography. This impressively large-scale work is significant for its lithographs of notable Americans of the 1820s, '30s, and '40s, showing the subjects in full-length silhouette profile, standing, against a tinted background, resulting in effective and evocative portraits. Included (after the necessary eulogistic frontispiece dedicated to Washington) are John Marshall, John Q. Adams, Richard C. Moore, Andrew Jackson, John Forsyth, William Henry Harrison, John C. Calhoun, De Witt Clinton, Richard M. Johnson, Joel Poinsett, Alexander Macomb, Martin Van Buren, Samuel Southard, Henry Clay, Henry Wise, Thomas Hart Benton, John Tyler, Levi Woodbury, Thomas Cooper, Daniel Webster, William White, Silas Wright, Nathaniel Tallmadge, Felix Grundy, Dixon Lewis, and John Randolph. Each portrait is accompanied by another plate displaying a facsimile of the subject's handwriting, usually in a piece of correspondence. All are based on sketches made from life by Brown.

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        The Literary Emporium; A Compendium of Religious, Literary, and Philosophical Knowledge Vol. 1 & 2 The Raven

      JK WELLMAN, NY 1845 - Magazines bound into Hardback, includes The Raven by Poe, 1st edition, 2nd Printing. Many articles about women; Christianity; Plus articles about a vast array of subjects! Gold Gilt on Fore Edges. Published in this Magazine Format which is bound in Hardcover. In contemporary Morrocco Leather, b&w engraved plates and 11 hand- colored floral plates throughout, Contributions also by William Cullen Bryant, Felicia Hemans, Whittier, Washington Irving and others, Edgar Allen Poe's "The Raven" is the last work in the volume pg. 376. Includes works by J. G. Whittier, Seba Smith on N. American Indians, John B. Newman ETC , The Original Printing of Poes Poem The Raven was also published in 1845 in another Magazine earlier in same Year. Literary Emporium Dec. 1845 is the second appearance of The Raven, though some argue it is the first, both in the same year.This book has gold gilt on covers & spine, 4 raised ribs on spine, general shelf wear, rubbed extremities, bumped corners, previous owners name in pencil on front endpaper, as well as, a very small amount of pencil writing. The tissue guard on frontispeice is torn & creased, age toned pages, slight foxing throughout, tight text block, very good condition considering age. DATE PUBLISHED: 1845 EDITION: FIRST ED 378 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Kosmos. Entwurf einer physischen Weltbeschreibung.

      - 5 Bände u. Atlas v. Traugott Bromme. Cotta, Stgt. u. Tüb. 1845-62, Atlas: Krais & Hoffmann, Stgt. 1851. Mit 9 Holzstichen u. 42 (38 handkolor.) gest. Taf. Bde. I-IV: Hldr. mit Rückenvergoldung. Etwas beschabt u. bestoßen. Meist nur leicht stockfleckig, stellenweise stärker. Gelenke brüchig. u. etwas beschäd. Bd. V: Schlichtes Hln. aus etwas späterer Zt. Etwas berieben u. bestoßen. Rücken leicht fleckig. Innengelenke locker. Gering stockfleckig. Atlas: Quer-4°. Hldr. mit Rückenvergold. Etwas bestoßen u. beschabt, teils stockfleckig. Gelenke brüchig. u. etwas beschäd. – Taf. 6 in der revidierten Fassung. – Erstausgabe. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ponte Cresa/Lake Lugano, anno 1845, Cuvillier

      Lemercier/Paris - „Ponte Cresa". View from the Italian bank across the Lake of Lugano. Lithograph in original colour by Cuvillier and Bayot after a drawing by A. Chapuy, published by Veith & Hauser in Paris, ca. 1845. 173 x 257mm. Original edition with signature "No. 34" and the embossed seal of the publishing house in lower margin. - Splendid original colour! Wide margins. Perfect condition. Excellent copy! Litografia in belissima coloritura coeva. In ottimo stato di conservazione. Rara in questa splendida coloritura. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lehrbuch der Militär-Chemie, als Leitfaden für die Vorlesungen im k. k. Bombardier-Corps.,

      Wien, Auf Kosten des Verfassers bei Sollinger 1845. - gr.-8°. XIV, 1 Bl., 735 S. Mit 5 mehrf. gefalt. lithogr. Taf. im Anhang. Ldr. d. Zt. Mit floraler Blindpräg., Rückengoldpräg., Linienvergold., Vollgoldschn. In sehr gutem Zustand. EA Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      New York, 1845. 12mo. Late 19th-century three-quarter morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt. Slight wear at hinges and extremities. Bookplate on front pastedown, institutional blindstamp on titlepage. Small, closed tear in right border of the map, not affecting the image. Internally quite clean. Very good. An account of Page's travels, undertaken in the spring of 1839, from the Sabine via Nacogdoches, Houston and Bastrop to San Antonio, returning to Houston by way of Texana and Goliad. "[This account] brings back to us now in a charming fashion the Texas of 1839" - Streeter. The map shows Mexico and the Southwest, with an inset of Texas. Dr. Page was a graduate of Harvard Medical School.

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        Panoramaansicht vom Käppele),,

      um 1845. - Panoramaansicht vom Käppele auf die Stadt. Der Blick reicht von der Südflanke der Festung bis hinaus ins Maintal nach Randersacker, im Vordergrund ist der Stationsweg zu sehen. Anonyme Lithographie von drei Platten bei Förtsch in Würzburg, um 1845. 25,4 x 165,8 cm. - Unter Glas staubdicht gerahmt. Rahmung im Preis inbegriffen. Leicht gebräunt und kaum fleckig, alte Mittelfalz erkennbar. - S. Mainfränkisches Museum, Gesamtansichten Nr. 110. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 0

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        Panoramaansicht, "Panorama von Schloß Stolzenfels und Capellen".

      - kol. Stahlstich v. Rudolf n. Bamberger, um 1845, 11,5 x 40,5 Blick über den Rhein auf Kapellen und der darüber liegenden Burg Stolzenfels, mit der von Schnitzler entworfenen und 1845 fertiggestellten neugotischen Kapelle. Halbrechts die kath. Kirche St. Menas. Eindrucksvolle Ansicht, die durch nette Schiffsstaffage i. Vgr. abgerundet wird.

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      REGIA TYPOGRAPHIA 1845 1861 REGII NEAPOLITANI ARCHIVI MONUMENTA EDITA AC ILLUSTRATA REGIA TYPOGRAPHIA 1845 - 1861 6 VOLUMI, BROSSURA, IN BARBE, FRESCHI E MARGINOSI, 7 GRANDI TAVOLE IN CARTONCINO RIPIEGATE, PAGG.XLVIII , 176; XXIV, 284, XXI ; 6, 198; XVI, XXII, 328, XII, IX; 391; LVI, XII, 251, XV, XXVII. RARISSIMA E IMPORTANTE PUBBLICAZIONE DI CODICI CHE RIGUARDANO LA STORIA DELL'ITALIA MERIDIONALE DALL'ANNO 703 AI PRIMI DECENNI DEL 1100, UNA VOLTA CUSTODITI NELL'ARCHIVIO REALE DI NAPOLI, ANDATI PERDUTI IN UN BOMBARDAMENTO NELLA SECONDA GUERRA MONDIALE. LE TAVOLE, CON LA ESATTA RIPRODUZIONE CODICI DI DIVERSE ETÀ , SONO INSERITE PER CHI VOGLIA APPRENDERE LA LETTURA DEI VARI TIPI DI SCRITTURA MEDIEVALE. EDIZIONE COMPLETA, ANCHE SE IL 3 VOLUME è ASSENTE PER RAGIONI DI ERRORE EDITORIALE, COME SI PUò CONSTATARE AL LINK PIù SOTTO. I VOLUMI SONO IN CUCITURA NUDA, E CIOè SENZA RILEGATURA, COME USAVA UN TEMPO. ALCUNI CONSERVANO LA VELINA DI PROTEZIONE, PERALTRO MOLTO STANCA. LA QUASI TOTALITà DELLE PAGINE DI OGNI VOLUME è ANCORA CHIUSA E DA APRIRE. Parlando dell?opera intrapresa il sovrintendente Spinelli scriveva: (...) quel che torna in maggiore utilità de? dotti e della storia della mezzana età, le più antiche pergamene si pongono a stampa per essere capo e fondamento di un?ampia e general collezione. Le carte così come sono, e con la medesima ortografia si stampano, di acconce ed erudite note storiche e diplomatiche, e di fac - simili de? più singolari caratteri e de? suggelli si adornano. Ma di questo non ragionerò più innanzi, contento a quel che nella prefazione di quell?opera ampiamente fu detto. Che quivi molto ritroverà il reggitore intorno alle leggi, alle diverse condizioni degli uomini in que? tempi, alle formole, alla numismatica, agli anni degl?Imperatori greci, alla topografia delle nostre province, alla diplomatica, alle cose religiose e ad assai altre notizie del più alto interesse24. Chi curò l?introduzione al primo volume dell?opera (assai verosimilmente lo stesso Spinelli) precisò: (...) ai lettori riteniamo che debba essere palesato in anticipo che tutte le pergamene saranno portate alla luce divise in due gruppi, e in una prima parte invero i documenti più antichi del nostro Regno, nell?altra invero quelli redatti da quei tempi in cui tutte le nostre signorie si riunirono in un solo principato, fino a quell?epoca in cui Carlo I d?Angiò si impadronì di questo Regno. Perciò la nostra presente opera guarderà a quei tempi delle nostre cose nei quali i Longobardi, i Normanni e gli Svevi qui dominarono, e da tutti è ritenuto che finora è stato esaminato sotto molta poca luce25. I primi due volumi dell?opera, il I parte prima del 1845, contenente cinquanta documenti per gli anni dal 703 (748) al 947, ed il I parte seconda del 1847, contenente 132 documenti riferiti agli anni dal 948 al 980, furono stampati sotto l?amministrazione del sovrintendente Spinelli. Subentrato nella direzione del Grande Archivio il principe di Belmonte, Angelo Granito, questi, critico verso l?opera in corso, impresse ai lavori di pubblicazione dell?Archivio un?altra direzione. Il Granito criticò l?edizione delle Pergamene dei Monasteri Soppressi, ritenendo che si fosse cominciata a stampare una serie di atti di assai lieve importanza, mentre vi erano tanti e tanti tesori di documenti storici sconosciuti da dare in luce. Andare innanzi così non doveva farsi ad alcun patto, ed una pubblicazione di tutte le 60 mila pergamene della Sala, oltre ad essere impossibile sarebbe stata ridicola: interrompere anche questa seconda pubblicazione26 non era conveniente. Il primo volume era terminato, e del secondo stampato tutto il testo, onde mi limitai a disporre che ne? volumi consecutivi invece delle troppo prolisse annotazioni del primo, si facessero note soltanto a que? passaggi che li meritassero; ed a fissare ad essa [opera] un termine, per quale scelsi il principio della monarchia, potendosi in qualche maniera giustificare di pubblicarsi per intero tutte le pergamene dell?epoca anteriore per l?antichità dei tempi ed oscurità della storia. Così si è fatto insino al sesto volume, ultimo dell?opera, che ho lasciato quasi interamente finito di stampare (...)27. Sotto la direzione del Granito, quindi, si mandò a compimento la stampa dei successivi volumi: il II nel 1849, contenente 180 documenti per gli anni 981 / 1000; il IV, che avrebbe dovuto essere il III, nel 1854, che riportava 128 atti riferiti agli anni 1001 / 1048; il V nel 1857, contenente 166 documenti per gli anni 1050 / 1114. Il VI ed ultimo volume avrebbe visto la luce nel 1861, sotto la direzione Trinchera, e conteneva 54 atti per il periodo 1115 - 1130, nonché una appendice con 57 documenti, di cui alcuni senza data ed altri i cui estremi cronologici andavano dall?anno 880 al 1119. Francesco Trinchera nel 1866 nel tracciare gli ulteriori piani editoriali dell?Archivio di Stato di Napoli, dopo l?ultimo volume dei RNAM, scriveva: 24 ANTONIO SPINELLI, Degli archivi napoletani.. cit., pp. 39 - 40. 25 RNAM, vol. I parte I, p. XXXII, nella traduzione di Giacinto Libertini. 26 Il riferimento e all?interruzione della pubblicazione del Syllabus contenente i documenti delle Arche in pergamene. 27 ANGELO GRANITO, Dell?ordinamento del Grande Archivio cit., pp. 34 - 35. 14 L?Archivio sta preparando tutto quello che fa d?uopo perché a questa prima raccolta succeda una seconda sullo stesso genere di scritture monastiche, la quale ne differirebbe solo per l?epoca: perciocché avrà incominciamento con la monarchia, e finirà con gli Svevi; donde poscia moverebbe il Codice diplomatico angioino, di cui or ora si parlerà in proprio luogo. Cotal seconda pubblicazione conterrebbe il solo sunto delle pergamene con le annotazioni, nella stessa forma e con lo stesso ordine come è proceduto il Sillabo delle membrane: che sol quando i documenti possono più da vicino fornire degli utili schiarimenti alla storia di queste province, le pergamene si pubblicherebbero per intero28. In realtà né questa continuazione nella pubblicazione delle pergamene più antiche, seppure in regesto, né il tanto vagheggiato29 Codice diplomatico angioino, avrebbero mai visto la luce. http: / / / Record / 000380908

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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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        Harwood's illustration of the lakes

      London; J. & E. Harwood (1845), 1845. 1st Edition. Oblong landscape format. Good copy in the original gilt-blocked, blind-bordered cloth. Professionally recased with the original spine laid back; very impressively finished. Board extremities stained and dulled. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 36 view all in color and each with descriptive letter-press and tissue guards. Highly uncommon.

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        Travels in India including Sinde and the Punjab translated from the German by H. Evans Lloyd, Esq. In Two Volumes

      Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London 1845 - 5.5 x 8.5 Hardback in Good condition. Wear to corners, head and foot; Illustrated by Chromolithographed frontispiece, two folding tables and wood engravings in text; This two volume work by Prussian officer, Captain Leopold von Orlich [1804-1860] has been called "one of the most clear and interesting accounts of travel in India that [has], perhaps, ever been written, for some details concerning the aspect of the Court of Lions." -Ainsworth. ; xv+278+314 pp. Good of spine. Mild watermarks to covers. Bindings tight. Interiors clean and bright. Original green embossed cloth binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Karte der Eisenbahn zwischen Wien und Cilli nebst einem Situations-Plane von Gratz Gezeichnet und lithographirt, von H. S. k. k. Oblt. Verlegt bei J. F. Kaiser ehemaliger Officier in der k k Armee, nun Inhaber einer lithographischen Anstal in Gratz 1845

      Kaiser, Graz 1845 - original Pappmappe kl.-8°, darin 5 gefaltete litographische Streckenkarten 5 Sektionen 1. Section: Einenbahnkarte Wien bist Gratz / 2. Sektion: [Glognitz-südlich von Kindberg] / 3 Sektion; [nördöich von Kapfenberg- Graz] / 4. Sektion: von Gratz-Cilli r[recte Graz- südlich von Sation G Leitersberg] // Format der Kartenblätter 15,5 x 57, 15, x51, 15, x51, 15, x51, 15, x51 cm original Lithographien, original Mappe etwas berieben gutes Exemplar selten de 100 Buch

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        Kosmos. Entwurf einer physischen Weltbeschreibung. 4 Bde. u. Atlas.

      Stuttgart u Tüb Cotta - 1858 1845 - XVI, 493 SS.; 1 Bl., 544 SS, 5 Bll.; 644 SS., 1 Bl.; 649 SS.; 8°, Atlas ( Hrsg. T. Bromme ), 42 Tafeln u. 27 SS. Text, qu.- 4°, Pp.- Bde. d. Z. m. Papier- Rsch., GLwd. (Atlas) m. goldgepr. Deckeltit. (l. ber., besch. u. best.); Goed. VI, 263, 29; Sabin 33726; PMM 320; Löwenberg 199; Henze II, 667; Borst 2163. - Erste Ausgabe. - Mit eines der Hauptwerke Humboldts, in dem sowohl der gesamte Wissensstand der Naturwissenschaft als auch die Ergebnisse seiner Forschungen und Reisen dargestellt sind. - Hier mit dem seltenen, meist fehlenden Atlasband; der erst nach seinem Tode erschienene Band V mit dem Gesamtregister von E. Buschmann fehlt. - Sauber und gut erhaltene Bände. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Travels in India including Sinde and the Punjab translated from the German by H Evans Lloyd, Esq In Two Volumes

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. Good; 5.5 x 8.5 Hardback in Good condition. Wear to corners, head and foot . of spine. Mild watermarks to covers. Bindings tight. Interiors clean and . bright. Original green embossed cloth binding.. 1845. Hardcover. Illustrated by Chromolithographed frontispiece, two folding tables and wood engravings in text; This two volume work by Prussian officer, Captain Leopold von Orlich [1804-1860] has been called "one of the most clear and interesting accounts of travel in India that [has], perhaps, ever been written, for some details concerning the aspect of the Court of Lions." -Ainsworth. ; xv+278+314 pp. .

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        Die Mysteres des grünen Tisches oder der europäische Bohon Upas,

      . bestehend in Beobachtungen und Bemerkungen gesammelt an den Spielbanken in Aachen, Alexisbad, Baden, Doberan, Ems, Hamburg, Kissingen, Köthen, Pyrmont, Schwalbach, Schlangenbad, Wiesbaden und Wilhelmsbad während den letzten zwanzig Jahren. Mit einem Anhange von traurigen, herzzerreißenden Unglücksfällen, in welche durch das größte aller Laster, das Hazardspiel, einzelne Personen und ganze Familien gestürzt wurden und die der Verfasser in Wirklichkeit mit eigenen Augen gesehen, oder wovon er sich die bestimmteste Gewißheit verschafft hat. VIII, 193, (1) S. Mit 2 lithograph. Tafeln. Halblederband der Zeit mit RSchild und reicher RVergoldung. Giessen, Commissionsdebit von G.F. Heyer's Verlag 1845. - - Schönes Exemplar.

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        Roadsters' Album, The

      1845. first edition. The Greatest of All Coaching BooksNEWHOUSE, C[harles].B. [ALKEN, Henry]. The Roadsters' Album. London: Messrs. Fores, Jan. 2nd,1845. First edition. Folio (14 15/16 x 10 3/4 inches; 380 x 274 mm.). Hand-colored aquatint pictorial title-page [by Henry Alken] and sixteen hand-colored aquatints, all heightened with gum arabic, printed on artboard, with original tissue guards. Each plate marked, C.B. Newhouse delt. and London: Published by Messrs. Fores, 41, Piccadilly, corner of Sackville St. Jany 2nd 1845. Eight pages of advertisements at end printed in brown, blue, green and red. Some light soiling to a few plate edges, plate 12 with short (1/2 inch) repaired tear on top blank margin.Publisher's brown ribbed cloth, covers with foliate border in blind, upper cover lettered in gilt, yellow coated endpapers, inner hinges expertly and almost invisibly repaired. Light water stain on fore-edge of front and back boards. Bookplates of Alfred Barmore Maclay and Joel Spitz on front paste-down. Housed in a fleece-lined quarter blue morocco clamshell case, front cover lettered in gilt, smooth spine lettered in gilt. A very bright copy in the original cloth with superb hand coloring of the plates.Provenance: Alfred Barmore Maclay (bookplate) -- acquired from Maurice Inman, 1945. "...The Roadsters' Album, a rare and humorous volume of hand-colored aquatints by C.B. Newhouse, an artist who confined himself almost exclusively to scenes of mail and stage coaching and sport driving. The book is an excellent example of Newhouse's work, as his images usually portray the speed associated with the open road, and the calamity or comedy that speed can bring about" (National Sporting Library).At the beginning of the nineteenth century, Messrs. Fores (established 1785-86) "..specialised in publishing and selling the best sporting prints" (Siltzer).Along with Newhouse's Scenes on the Road (1834-35) it would be difficult to find a book which better illustrates the world of coaching as it must have been than The Roadsters' Album. Each aquatint has been expertly hand-colored with a vividness that would be hard to surpass.The Plates:1. Travelling in a Hunting Country - "I hope you are not much hurt, Sir."2. An Unwelcome Fare - "All that luggage by the Mail, Ma'am, quite impossible."3. The Drag is broke and we are on the Bank.4. "No time to lose, Ma'am; here's the other coach close behind."5. "Hold hard! You have forgot the lady."6. Is the Bottom pretty sound?7. A False Start.8. Taking an Inside Birth [sic] - "It strikes me we're going to have some rough weather."9. An Awkward Place in a Frost.10. I'm afraid we have now got into the Ditch.11. The Sleepy Gate-keeeper.12. The Old Grey loosed his Trace again!13. "Quite full, Sir."14. One Mile from Gretna, our Governor in sight.15. An Arrival at Gretna - Overtaken by the Guardian.16. Going to the Moors.Tooley 346. Abbey, Life 407. Siltzer, p. 192. Snelgrove, British Sporting and Animal Prints, p.126, no. 4.

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        Le diable à Paris. Paris et les Parisiens : moeurs et coutumes, caractères et portraits des habitants de Paris, tableau complet de leur vie privée, publique, politique, artistique, littéraire, industrielle, etc. Texte par : George Sand, P.J. Stahl, Léon Gozlan, P. Pascal, Frédéric Soulié, Charles Nodier, Eugène Briffault, S.Lavalette, de Balzac, Taxile Delord, Alphonse Karr, Méry, A.Jungetis, Gérard de Nerval, Arsène Houssaye, Albert Aubert, Théophile Gautier, Octave Feuillet, Alfred de Musset, Frédéric Bérat. Précédé d'une histoire de Paris par Théophile Lavallée.

      Hetzel 1845 - Paris, J. Hetzel, 1845. Deux volumes in-8, XXXII-380 et LXXX-364 pages. Reliure demi maroquin brun à coins, dos lisse avec caissons dorés en long et décor floral mosaïqué, titre et tête dorés (reliure signée COMBE). Illustrations, les gens de Paris, séries de gravures avec légendes par GAVARNI. Paris comique, vignettes par BERTALL. Vues, monuments, édifices particuliers, lieux célèbres et principaux aspects de Paris par CHAMPIN, BERTRAND, d'AUBIGNY, FRANÇAIS. Au total 212 planches hors-texte . Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hebung der Noth der arbeitenden Klassen durch Selbsthilfe. Eine Handlung.

      Berlin, Selbstverlag, 1845. - 8vo. IV, (5)-73, (1) pp. With a folding table. Printed original wrappers. Only edition; rare. G. S. Liedke (1803-52), director of the Berlin Poverty Agency, describes the social conditions of the Berlin poor and offers practical advice on how to improve their situation (for example by founding a mutual savings bank). - Old ms. owner's name on wrapper cover. Untrimmed, wide-margined copy. Stammhammer (Socialpolitik) I, 309. Friedländer 21. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        North American Indians [plate]

      1845. CATLIN, George.North American Indians.New York: James Ackerman's Lithographic Rooms, [1845].A fine image from Catlin?'s North American Indian Portfolio, one of the most important accounts of Native American life, depicting three Native Americans "representing three different tribes, of various latitudes": an Osage warrior, from a southern latitude; an Iroquois ("an almost extinguished tribe"), with his tomahawk in hand, from a northern climate, and a Pawnee woman, from an intermediate latitude. Handsomely framed.After seeing a delegation of Indians in Philadelphia, Catlin resolved "to use my art and so much of the labors of my future life as might be required in rescuing from oblivion the looks and customs of the vanishing race of the native man in America" (DAB). Between 1830 and 1836, painting some 600 portraits of Indians, their villages and their lives, he produced one of the most important and sought-after works in American ethnology, the North American Indian Portfolio. Catlin lived among almost all the important tribes, scattered throughout the Upper Missouri, the headwaters of the Mississippi, and the Southwest. Later he transported his "Indian Gallery" throughout the eastern United States and Europe in a vain attempt to arouse public sympathy for the Indians; he dedicated his life to his mission and died destitute. This is plate No. 1 from his Portfolio, first published in London in 1844 with 25 hand-colored lithographs. Abbey notes that "copies are also found with the imprint New York: James Ackerman, 1845"--this plate is from that early New York issue. "The American edition of the Indian Portfolio was produced by the New York lithographer James Ackerman entirely separately from the English versions. In his preface Ackerman proudly stated that he had demonstrated American craftsmanship superior to English at a lower cost. Despite his admirable efforts the book sold very poorly, as its absence from contemporary American collections and its notable rarity today attests" (Beinecke Library).See Abbey, Travel 653; Sabin 11532.Fine condition.

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        Souvenirblatt, Gesamtansicht umgeben v. 10 weiteren Ansichten aus "Bonn u. Umgebung".

      - Aquatinta v. J.J. Tanner n. C. Rordorf, um 1845, 30 x 39 Selten ! Eines der wenigen Souvenirblätter von Bonn. Die Teilansichten zeigen: Heisterbach, Nonnenwerth, Hochkreuz, Godesburg, Universität, Beethoven Denkmal, Gesamtansicht über den Rhein, Münster, Marktplatz sowie Königswinter.

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        Monumenti del giardino Puccini

      Tipografia Cino, Pistoia 1845 - In 8, pp. 588 + (2) con 35 tavv. inc. f.t., 1 incis. al fr., eÂ1 al p. ant. per un totale di 37 incisioni all'acq. Rara opera, ancor piu' rara a trovarsi completa di tutte e 37 le incisioni, compresa quella della copertina anteriore orig. in brossura assente in tutti gli esemplari finora censiti. D. rifatto con carta d'epoca e restauri ai piatti. Usuali, ma sporadiche, fioriture. Opera che descrive in prosa e versi i monumenti e le bellezze del giardino di villa Puccini presso Scornio corredata da un ricco apparato iconografico: 'in quella villa si vedevano allora riuniti i piu' famosi guerrieri, scrittori, artisti, viaggiatori, filosofi: Catlina, Pitagora, Dante, Michelangiolo, Giovanni da Procida, Colombo, Raffaello, Machiavelli, Galileo, tasso, Ferruccio, Vico, Napoleone, Canova, Alessandro Manzoni. Il Puccini voleva dedicare un busto anche al Niccolini, ma questo lo impedi' scongiurandolo a nome dell'antica amicizia. Tutte le memorie delle glorie italiane con tanto amore raccolte nel giardino di Scornio per educare il popolo a nobili e liberi affetti, ora sono tolte alla vista del pubblico.'. Vannucci, 'Ricordi della vita e delle opere di G.-B. Niccolini', Firenze, 1866, p. 151. 'Quello di Scornio e' un giardino incantato che difficilmente si potrebbe descrivere come merita. sia che uno voglia dire del parco. sia finalmente che uno rivolga l'occhio al grandioso edifizio denominato Ponte Napoleone e alla torre di Catilina innalzata sopra il poggio estremo e piu' rilevato del parco.' E. Repetti, Dizionario geografico fisico storico della Toscana, IV, 1841, p. 456. Lozzi, 3709. ITA

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        Fragments arabes et persans inedits relatifs a l'Inde, anterieurement au XIe siecle de l'ere chretienne.

      Paris, Imprimerie royale, 1845.. 8vo. XXXV, (1), 227, (1) pp. Contemporary tree roan, gilt decorated smooth spine, black label. Marbled endpapers.. First edition. Contains extracts from Modjmel-Altevvarykh, from Shah-Nameh Nos, from the work on India by Albyrouny, a short extract from Beladori. The texts are in Arabic and Persian, with their French translation. The editor Reinaud was professor of Arabic at the School of Oriental Languages. The work ends with a "Lettre a M. Reinaud, au sujet des monnaies des rois de Kaboul" (letter to Mr. Reinaud, on the subject of currencies of the Kabul kings) signed by Adrien de Longperier. - Title pages browned; occasional foxing. - Bibliotheca orientalis 717. Hage Chahine, Levant, 3966.

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        Norske Huldreeventyr og Folkesagn fortalte af ... Første Samling. Trykt hos W.C. Fabritius.

      Christiania 1845. VI, [2], 210 s. / Norske Huldreeventyr og Folkesagn fortalte af ... Anden Samling. Trykt hos W.C. Fabritius. Forlagt af C.A. Dybwad, Christiania 1848. [4], 254 , [2] s. Bundet i ett samtidig fint, slitt, skb. Bindets ytterkanter med sår. Gjennomgående plettet og brunplettet. Noen bretter. Notebilaget, "Huldre-Lok", i Første samling mangler. Et blad, i Anden samling (s. 27/28) med rift, som delvis er utbedret. Sterke bruksspor

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        Historia de Cartago. Puesta al castellano por Una Sociedad Literaria

      Barcelona, Imprenta del Fomento, s.a. (1845). 4to.; 160 pp. impresas a doble columna y 15 láminas grabadas por Lemaire aparte, una de ellas plegada. Un pequeño agujero afecta alguna letra en las ocho primeras páginas. Encuadernación en media piel, de la época.

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        Paula Monti ou L'Hotel Lambert. Histoire contemporaine

      Paris, Paulin Éditeur, 1845. Dos tomos en un volúmen en 12vo.; 2 hs., 230 pp. + 1 h., 216 pp. Encuadernación de época en media piel.

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        OEUVRES COMPLETES DE BUFFON, avec les suites par M. LESSON, 20 volumes

      Chez LEVEQUE, 1845, 1846, 1847, 1850 - OEUVRES COMPLETES DE BUFFON, avec les suites par M. LESSON, illustrées de 500 sujets dessinés par Boullet et gravés sur bois par Carbonneau et Lévy Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de) Edité par Levêque, 1845, 1846, 1847,1850 Exceptionnel, 20 volumes complets in-12, demi basane vert, dos orné, gravures sous serpentes, tomes 1 et 2 : "Théorie de la terre", tomes 3 à 8 : "Les Oiseaux", tomes 9 et 10 : "Histoire de l’homme", tomes 11 à 15 : "Quadrupèdes", tomes 16 à 20 : "Minéraux", tome 20 : "supplément", dimensions des 20 ouvrages : 18 cm par 48 cm, très bel état, autres photographies sur demande, à saisir, très rare en 20 volumes complets [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Life of Lord Hill, late Commander of the Forces

      London: John Murray, , 1845. Folio (390 × 255 mm). Later full pigskin by W. J. Mansell, red morocco labels, raised bands, spine compartments and both boards with concentric panels in blind, dotted edge-roll in blind, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, wide turn-ins with triple-fillet in blind. The volume contains the text of Smith's Life, each leaf set into the larger folio leaves; the portrait frontispiece as called for, and 31 other additional portrait plates, including Wellington, Nelson, Emma Hamilton, Admirals Keith and Hood, Sir John Moore, Pitt, Napoleon, Soult, Beresford, Palmerston, George IV, William IV, Peel, Liverpool, Fox, Abercromby, Lynedoch, Picton, Lowry Cole, the Duke of York and the Marquess of Londonderry; three leaves with mounted bookplates and signatures of the Hill and Chambre families, Lord Hill's mother was the daughter of Richard Chambre of Petton, Shropshire; together with 19 original letters and documents relating to the life of Lord Hill. A detailed listing of these documents is included in the note below. A little rubbed at the extremities and with some spotting on the boards, tan-burn from the turn-ins to the free endpapers, some foxing front, back, and fore-edge, light toning of the text leaves, but overall very good, and presenting handsomely. Elaborate bookplate of Michael Tomkinson of Franche Hall (1841-1921), carpet manufacturer, and loom innovator, who became know for his collection of Japanese art, and for his library. A remarkable family memorial to Lord Hill, the impressively massive binding containing the official life of Hill, the second edition of the same year as the first, and lightly corrected; a "portrait gallery" of notables; and an archive including significant documents from various stages of his career, including his famous letter to his mother choosing a career in the Army; his commissions as lieutenant of an independent company, and to the 53rd, both signed by the King; his letter of appointment to Wellington's staff in the Peninsula, and similar documentation relating to his attachment to the Army in Europe for the Waterloo Campaign; together with a substantial digest of "Private Intelligence" from Peninsula relating to the manoeuvres leading to the battle of Arroyo des Molinos. "Rowland Hill moved to the forefront of Wellington's generals in the Peninsula, yet his accomplishments are today little known, lost in a maze of stereotype and the failure of commentators to set his work in proper perspective. The key to understanding Hill was his characteristically unswerving loyalty to his superiors, a trait which Wellington appreciated, indeed demanded. Accordingly a view of Hill as timorous and lacking in confidence has arisen in standard works, even though the evidence shows that at crucial times he lived by his wits, acted decisively, and won impressive victories. It is true that a modern reader may find it difficult to wax enthusiastic about the martial qualities of a general described by Elizabeth Longford as "Rowland Hill, the beloved 'Daddy' or 'Farmer' Hill who looked like a benevolent coachman", but let us put aside these descriptions and look at the dynamics of command in the Peninsula. Hill's nicknames may reflect his even temper and his humanitarian attributes, but they make it difficult to perceive his efficiency, even his ruthlessness, as a commander" (Teffeteller, "Wellington and Sir Rowland Hill", The International History Review, XI, I, February 1989, p.68). His father had intended Rowland for a career at law, but he showed an early independence of mind rejecting his family's wishes, explaining that, "I should not like that line of life, for indeed I have a dislike of the Law, and am sure I should be neither happy or make any figure as a Lawyer, the Profession I should like best, & I hope you will not object too [sic] is the Army" (present here). First commissioned in 1790, in 1792 he received a commission as lieutenant in the 53rd (present here) setting out on a career of "active service that was virtually unbroken during the wars of the next twenty-three years" (ODNB). Hill was at Toulon in 1793, and in 1801 accompanied the British force under Abercromby to Egypt being severely wounded, but recovering sufficiently well to join the advance on Cairo. In 1805, on the way to command a brigade in Hannover, Hill first encountered the future Duke of Wellington, making a significant "impression on the sagacious mind of that illustrious man, an impression that became more and more confirmed in each successive year of intercourse in war and peace, and was evinced under every possible modification that could exhibit admiration, gratitude, and confidence, as worthy of the breast whence they sprung as of the noble spirit towards which they were directed" (Sidney, p.72). At the next opportunity Wellington called upon Hill; "On embarking for the Peninsular in 1808, Wellington wrote to him: "My dear Hill, I rejoice extremely at the prospect I have before me of serving again with you, and I hope we shall have more to do than we had on the last occasion on which we were together". Wellington entrusted Hill with his own independent command of an army, despite there being more senior officers than him in the Peninsular" (Waterloo 200 website, retrieved 10/6/2015). Hill's letter of appointment (present here) appointing him to "serve as a Major General with one Aide de Camp on the Staff of the Forces upon a particular service under the Command of Lieutenant General Sir Arthur Wellesley". With Wellington temporarily in command Hill was assigned to organise the embarkation. "The force of about 10,000 men sailed from Cork on 12 July and arrived off Portugal on 1 August. Hill supervised the landing at Mondego Bay, about 100 miles north of Lisbon. Wellesley quickly formed his forces and engaged Delaborde at Roliça; Hill commanded the 1st brigade, which was stationed in the centre of Wellesley's position. Rifleman Harris gave a poignant account of Hill's great courage when he rallied the 29th foot after the death of its colonel. When Delaborde withdrew, Junot offered battle at Vimeiro. Hill's force occupied Wellesley's right, but the French were forced back and virtually routed. Soon afterwards the combatants signed the disgraceful convention of Cintra, following which Hill's brigade came under the command of Sir John Hope, under Sir John Moore" (ODNB). Following the defeat of Soult at Corunna, in which he commanded a brigade, Hill took leave in Ireland, returning to the Peninsula with around 4000 reinforcements for Cradock's forces at Lisbon. Hill's performance on the Douro, and at Talavera, where he was wounded, confirmed Wellington's faith in him and in 1809 he was appointed "to a semi-independent command in the Portuguese Alentejo based on two factors: he meticulously followed orders, and he knew how to adapt troops to unusual circumstances. With British resources so meagre, Hill was an ideal choice for such an assignment" (Waterloo 200). When Hill was sent home for six months to recuperate from the effects of fever contracted at Torres Vedras, command devolved to Beresford whose conduct at Albuera was deeply flawed, his "disposition was faulty, his orders were indecisive, and his losses of British troops were staggering" (ODNB). When he returned in June 1811 Hill "soon reconstructed the southern wing into a potent fighting force … [&] began extensive secret preparations to force a showdown with Girard" in the Estremadura. (The forty-page "Abstract of Private Intelligence" noted below, relates to the period of campaigning January to August 1811). Hill's singular victory at Arroyo des Molinos in 1811, where he took the Girard's army by complete surprise, devastating the French forces - 800 killed, 1300 captured, while seizing all the horses, the baggage, three field pieces, and the magazine with just seven killed and sixty-four wounded - "was a great contribution to allied morale in the dreary year of 1811 and began the steady elevation of Hill to the forefront of Wellington's generals". The Earl of Aberdeen, at the time ambassador to Austria, and subsequently Foreign Secretary under Wellington, wrote to his brother Alexander, aide-de-camp to Wellington in the Peninsula, who died at Waterloo: "I have formed a notion that he is the second best man in Portugal" to which his brother replied, "You are perfectly right" (BL, Add. MS 43224). In May 1812, after the capture of Badajoz, Hill led the raid that destroyed a vital bridge in the Battle of Almaraz, and while Wellington obtained victory at Salamanca, Hill covered Badajoz with an independent 18,000-man corps, including the British 2nd Division, John Hamilton's Portuguese division and William Erskine's 2nd Cavalry Division. Following the capture of Madrid, Hill had charge of an army of 30,000 men, commanding the Right Column during the campaign and decisive British victory at Vitoria in June 1813, his military skills exemplary, "He skilfully manoeuvred his troops to oppose the French attacks and maintained the initiative throughout the battle" (Waterloo 200). Hill commanded a corps in the Battle of the Pyrenees and at Nivelle . On 13 December 1813, during the Battle of the Nive, Hill performed what may have been his finest work in his defence of St. Pierre d'Irube. With his force of 14,000 men and 10 guns were cut off on the east bank of the Nive by a broken bridge, Hill held off the attacks of Marshal Nicolas Soult's 30,000 soldiers and 22 guns. He engaged with typical skill and determination, being "seen at every point of danger, and repeatedly led up rallied regiments in person to save what seemed like a lost battle … He was even heard to swear" (Oman, Wellington's Men, p.118). Wellington riding up later in the day declaring: 'Hill, the day's your own!'. The allies continued to move east in 1814, "and in late March Wellington's forces reached Toulouse, the taking of which appeared to be a bloody operation. Hill attacked the St Cyprien suburb, the other units began their assault, and, by 11 April, Soult's forces withdrew towards the south. At this time couriers arrived to bring official notice that Bonaparte had abdicated and peace had been declared. Wellington left Hill in command of the allied army while he travelled to Paris. Hill's accomplishments were exceeded only by those of the commander-in-chief" (ODNB). The consummation of Wellington's trust in Hill came at the final confrontation at Waterloo, Hill received command II Corps, composed of 25,000 to 30,000 men, which Wellington placed to the far right of his main position at Mont St Jean, south of Waterloo. "Bonaparte's movements were carried out in secrecy, but Wellington could not give up his view that Bonaparte might direct his advance over good road to Hill's position, so he kept his right wing strong, perhaps too strong". Although largely unengaged through the battle, towards the conclusion Hill led Adams's Brigade against the final attack of the Imperial Guard, his horse being shot from under him he was thought dead for some time. As remarked by Sidney, the full extent of Hill's services at Waterloo "seems never to have been know to the public", but the present work contains an account contributed by Sir Digby Mackworth who was on Hill's staff; "He placed himself at the head of his Light Brigade, 52nd, 71st, and 95th, and charged the flank of the Imperial Guard as they were advancing towards our Guards. The Light Brigade was lying under the brow of the hill, and gave and received volleys within half pistol shot distance. Here Lord Hill's horse was shot under him, and, as he ascertained the next morning, was shot in five places" (pp.306-7). The corps suffered casualties of over a thousand killed and wounded. Yet again Hill had lived up to his commander's commendation, that "The best of Hill is that I always know where to find him". His importance to the conclusion of the battle was celebrated in Hillingford's splendidly elegiac "Lord Hill invites the Last Remnants of the French Imperial Guard to surrender", now fittingly hanging in the National Trust property Sunnycroft in Lord Hill's beloved Shropshire. Hill remained with the army in France until it was withdrawn in 1818, returning to England and the management of his estate at Hardwicke Grange. At the Coronation of George IV in 1821, he was selected by the king to carry the Royal Standard in the procession from Westminster Hall to Westminster Abbey, and from 1828 to 1842 he succeeded Wellington as Commander-in-Chief. Hill died at his home in December 1842. His achievements were celebrated in his home county by the building of Lord Hill's Column, at over 133 feet the highest Doric column in England, topped by a seventeen-foot Coade stone statue of Hill, which stands outside the Shirehall in Shrewsbury. Begun in 1814, the last stone was laid on the first anniversary of victory at Waterloo. The letters and documents included here, are, in chronological order: 1/ Two-page autograph letter signed, Chester 6 March 1790. Hill's letter to his mother explaining his dislike of the law, and desire to be a soldier; " … I should not like that line of life, for indeed I have a dislike of the Law, and am sure that I should neither be happy or make any figure as a Lawyer, the Profession which I should like best … is the Army." 2/ Two-page autograph letter signed from Hill's father containing his reply, "My Dear Lad do not think me in the least angry with you for coming to this resolution, but rather glad that you have declared your sentiments … You know my situation & that I can do very little more for my numerous family than putting them in a way to get their living & giving them the best advice in my power". 3/ Commission on vellum, 24 January 1791, appointing Hill lieutenant of an independent company, signatures of George III and Grenville. 4/ Commission on vellum 16 March 1791 appointing Hill lieutenant in the 53rd, similarly signed. 5/ Four-page autograph letter signed from Hill's mother, 4 September 1800; "you may easily imagine we are extremely anxious to hear how you are and where you are". 6/ One-page letter appointing Hill to "serve as a Major General with one Aide de Camp on the Staff of the Forces upon a particular service under the Command of Lieutenant General Sir Arthur Welllesley" 5 July 1808, signed by Sir James Pulteney, Secretary at War. 7/ One-page autograph letter signed to Hill from General Leith at Thomar 24 July 1810, "a few lines from you or any of your confidential people of what is passing, especially as it may regard my movements will much gratify and oblige". 8/ Four-page autograph letter signed to Hill from the Marques de la Romano - "the only Spanish general who Wellington trusted" (Haythornthwaite) - 24 April 1810 with intelligence concerning Badajoz, "the enemy is still laying at Montijo , Puebla and other villages in the right side of Guadriana, near fifteen hundred arrived to [sic.] Merida coming threw [sic.] the road of Sevilla". Sidney remarks of the marques "how the worthy Spaniard picked up enough of our language to write as he did, is quite a marvel" (p.134). Text in French and English. 9/ 'Abstract of Private Intelligence', over forty-page digest of intelligence from various sources covering the period between January and August, 1811; "Jan 2nd - Letter from Lord Wellington directing Col. Grant to endeavour to gain information of the Enemy & report to himself & Lt. Genl. Hill … Jan. 9th. Colonel Bathurst - Don Philippe Lucius is to be paid 4 dollars for every letter containing information of the Enemy … Feb. 15th The Marquise de la Romano, Badajos. The Enemy retired yesterday from this front, & I sent a Party of Cavalry and Infantry to ascertain their movements - & I have this moment received report of his being advancing … Feb. 25th Col. Campbell - The night before last 2 Spanish Officers, one of them a Lt. Col. was taken upon at Valentia de Aleantara, detected in carrying on a treasonable correspondence with the Enemy. Several Spanish Officers are daily passing my out posts, without Passports … May 2nd. Col. Lecky - The Enemy continues to invest Ciudad Rodrigo with 10,000 infantry & 1,500 Cavalry - Astorgo surrendered to the Enemy on the 22nd … May 3rd Cap. O'Bryan, Aleantara - The Enemy's force at the moment in the Estramadura amounts to about 12,000 men including 2,000 good Cavalry … May 13th Col. de Brito - At nine o'clock last night the French Troops began to retire from this place to Talavera where they now remain …" 10/ One-page autograph letter signed from General Long, together with a brief pencilled note, relating intelligence concerning enemy movements on the Truxillo Road, "I have left a picket on the high Truxillo road to observe it, and to serve as a point of communication between St. Pedro & Arroyo de Molinos …" 11/ Two-page letter to Hill from the Jean-Baptiste Drouet, comte d'Erlon, 17 June 1812. Drouet is considered "one of the most reliable French commander of the war" (Haythornthwaite p. 86). 12/ Letter appointing Hill to "serve on the Staff of the Army on the Continent of Europe", Horse Guards, 29 March 1815, over the signature of Lord Hazlehurst. 13/ Part-printed appointment document, completed in manuscript appointing Hill "to serve as a Lieutenant General with two Aides de Camp upon the Staff on the Continent of Europe", War Office, 3 April 1815. Over the signature of Palmerston. 14/ Three-page autograph letter signed from John Scott, Lord Eldon, Lord Chancellor 1801-27, on matters relating to the Welsh Circuit with draft reply, 5 April 1822. 15/ Three-page manuscript document relating to roads in the vicinity of Hill's Shropshire seat, Hawkstone, with Hill's manuscript notes, c.1825, together with four related pages of further documentation, 1826-7. 16/ Single-page manuscript poem in the hand of Hill's namesake and kinsman the evangelical preacher, and aristocratic eccentric Rowland Hill ( (1744?-1833). 17 /Single-page autograph letter signed from Wellington to Lord Melbourne concerning the New Forest Yeomanry, 25 June 1832. 18/ Two-page autograph letter signed from Sir Henry Hardinge, 14 Oct 1835. Hardinge served as a staff officer in the Peninsula, lost a hand at Ligny, was Secretary at War for a time during Hill's time as Commander in Chief, and became Governor General of India. 19/ One-page autograph letter of condolence from Sir George Cockburn on behalf of the Duchess of Kent to Sir Rowland Hill, Lord Hill's heir; together with a holograph draft of Sir Rowland's reply. Taken together this volume represents a very apt celebration of a remarkable, and sadly overlooked British soldier: "That he rendered outstanding service as Wellington's corps commander is clear. The strength of his thought, his contributions to the war effort, and his exploits in the field set him apart. Though his reputation is limited and his command obscured by comparison with Wellington's, Hill's career epitomizes the thinking man at war" (Teffeteller, p. 75).

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        Stilleben mit blauen Trauben, Apfel und Limone.

      - Aquarell, stellenweise mit Eiweißlasur, rechts unten signiert und datiert „J. W. Lindlar. F. 1845.". 21,2:23,5 cm. Sehr schöne, fein gezeichnete und dadurch sehr plastisch wirkende Arbeit dieses Künstlers. Lindlar war 1845-1848 Schüler von J.W. Schirmer (1807-1863) an der Düsseldorfer Akademie. Die vorliegende frühe Arbeit stellt eine Seltenheit im Werk des Künstlers dar, dessen spätere Spezialisierung im Bereich der Landschaftsmalerei lag.

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        Julius Stahl: Die Revolution und die constitutionelle Monarchie, eine Reihe ineinandergreifender Abhandlungen, Verlag v. Wilhelm Herz, Berlin 1848, 82 S.; [Francois M.] Guizot: Ueber die Demokratie in Frankreich, Druck u. Verlag v. Trowitsch u. Sohn, Berlin/Frankfurt a. d. O. 1849, 94 S. u. 1 Bl.; Ad[olf] Rutenberg: Die Jesuiten des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts, 2. unveränderte Aufl., Verlag der Vossischen Buchhandlung, 68, 2 S.; Friedrich Steinmann: Waldeck. Lebensbild für das Volk. In Erinnerungen und Erlebnissen von ... Mit Bildnissen und Jugendgedichten Waldeck?s, Berlin 1849, 128 S.; Comite-Bericht des Vereins zum Schutze deutscher Einwanderer in Texas. J. A. Stein?sche Buchdruckerei Wiesbaden, 47 S.; [H. Becker]: Vertheidigungsrede von Dr. H. Becker, gehalten vor dem Geschwornengerichte [sic!] zu Köln am 25. Oktober 1850. Nebst Anklage-Akt., Bei Leopold Schlesinger, Berlin 1850, 31 S.; [Arnim-Boytzenburg]: Bemerkungen des Grafen Arnim Boytzenburg zu der Schrift: Die Berliner Märztage, vom militairischen Standpunkte aus geschildert. Verlag der Deckerschen Geheimen Ober-Hofbuchdruckerei Berlin, im Oktober 1850, 59, 6 S.; J[oseph] V[incentius] Massaloup: Anti-Hansemann. Ein Versuch zur Lösung der Frage: Wie ist für unser Vaterland ohne eine neue Besteuerung und ohne eine freiwillige oder Zwangs-Anleihe so viel Geld gegen genügend Sicherheit zu beschaffen, daß wir dadurch den gesunkenen Verkehr wieder vollständig zu beleben vermögen? Zur Beherzigung für die Mitglieder der Preußischen National-Versammlung und für jeden Vaterlandsfreund. Verlag v. S. Löwenherz, Berlin 1848, 24 S.; Rückblicke auf die Preußische National-Versammlung von 1848, und ihre Koryphäen. In Commission bei G. Eichler, Berlin 1849, 59, 1 S. u. 1 Bl.; Verfassungs-Urkunde für den Preußischen Staat, nebst Allerhöchster Botschaft, vom 31. Januar 1850. Verlag der Deckerschen Geheimen Ober-Hofbuchdruckerei. Berlin 1850, 19 S.; J. Schmidt: Wer sind die Urheber der Volksverarmung? Eine wohlgemeinte Warnung. Im Selbstverlage des Verfassers. Zu haben in der Buchdruckerei v. E. Striese & Comp., Berlin 1848, 16 S.; C[arl] J[ulius] Bergius: Wahl-Gesetz für die Preußischen Kammern, entworfen von ... Verlag v. A. Gosohorsky?s Buchhandlung, Breslau 1849, 16 S.; Die Mahl- und Schlachtsteuer, in Vergleich zu der Klassensteuer mit Rücksicht auf die verheißene Erleichterung der Ersteren. Ertrag zu mildem Zwecke. E. A. Schwetschke u. Sohn, Halle 1846, 32 S.

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      Baltimore: Printed by John D. Toy, 1845.. ix,[1],[9]-632pp. Recent three-quarter calf and marbled boards, spine gilt with leather label. Minor foxing. Very good. A scarce early Texas legal compilation. Baltimore-born lawyer James Wilmer Dallam moved to Matagorda, Texas in 1839 and returned to Washington to compile this work in 1844, hence its Baltimore imprint. The work became known as the Texas "Lawyer?'s Bible" and was reprinted many times. Dallam County is named in honor of the author. "A graduate of Brown University at the age of nineteen and then a student in the law office at Baltimore of the famous Reverdy Johnson, Dallam came to Texas in 1839 and while still in his twenties published this DIGEST..." - Streeter. An important Republic of Texas work. STREETER TEXAS 1577. RAINES, p.240. RADER 1044. SABIN 94993.

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        Mémoires d'un ministre du Trésor Public 1780 - 1815 EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: H. Fournieret Cie, 1845. Fine. H. Fournieret Cie, Paris 1845, In-8 (13x21,5cm), 4 tomes en 4 volumes reliés. - first edition. Antique bookbinding half blond glazed calf. Back with false nerves decorated with nets cold and hot, tail wheel. As an exhibit in red morocco and volume number in black morocco. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale ; une édition confidentielle fut faite à quelques tirages pour la famille de l'auteur en 1837, il fallut attendre 8 ans pour que l'auteur se décide à la livrer au public. 9 tableaux repliés (budgets des années 1806, 1808...) Reliure d'époque en demi veau glacé blond. Dos à faux nerfs orné de filets à froid et à chaud, roulette en queue. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, et de tomaison en maroquin noir. Une très légère fente au mors supérieur en tête du tome 4, sinon bel exemplaire, qui plus est d'une parfaite fraîcheur. Mémoires indispensables pour la connaissance de l'Empire selon Tulard. Mollien fut ministre du trésor du Consulat à la fin de l'Empire. Ses mémoires sont particulièrement soucieux de détails et de précisions. Dans la préface, Mollien avoue sa préférence pour l'école d'Adam Smith à la sienne propre (Mollien passa 5 années en Angleterre à étudier les finances après avoir été destitué et incarcéré sous la terreur). Il créera notamment la Cour des Comptes. L'ouvrage commence par une analyse de la situation financière de la France sous Louis XVI, jusqu'à l'avénement de Bonaparte. Le système des impôts se consolida sous Napoléon, notamment conséquences des guerres multiples de l'Empire. Les mémoires contiennent de nombreuses lettres entre le ministre et son souverain. L'auteur dresse ainsi un portrait économique et financier de la France sous l'Empire sans précédent.

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        Collection de 24 Vues de Paris, Chamouin 1845

      Chamouin, Jean Bapt. M. - Chamouin, Jean Baptiste Marie Collection de Vues de Paris Prises au Daguerroétype gravures en taille douce sur acier Chamouin, Jean Baptiste Marie. Collection de Vues de Paris Prises au Daguerroétype gravures en taille douce sur acier. (Paris: Chamouin, circa 1845.) Includes 24 plates. No text, without title page, new bound. The work contains twenty-four finely engraved plates made after Daguerreotypes by Chamouin. Engravings based on Daguerreotypes: 1, Place de la Concorde lacking 2, Palais de Sénat (côté du Luxembourg); 3, Hôtel de Ville; 4, Fontaine de la Place Louvois; 5, Château des Tuileries (côté du Jardin); 6, Èglise St. Germain l'Auxerrois; 7, Palais Royal; 8, La Bourse; 9, Vue prise du Pont Neuf; 10, Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile; 11, Èglise de la Madelaine; 12, École Militaire et Champ de Mars; 13, Arc du Triomphe du Carrousel; 14, Vue générale, du Quai d'Orsay; 15, Cascades et Château de St. Cloud; 16, Château de Versailles (côté de Paris); 17, Palais du Corps Législatif et Ministre des Affaires étrangères (de la Terrasse des Tuileries); 18, Notre-Dame, Èglise métropolitaine; 19, Le Louvre, côté de la Colonnade; 20, Fontaine Molière; 21, Colonne de la Place Vendôme; 22, Colonne de Juillet; 23, Vue du Dôme des Invalides; 24, Panthéon, Èglise patronale de Ste. Geneviève; 25, Èglise Saint Sulpice. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Imola, 10. November 1845. - 1 S. Gr.-4to. Mit Adresse. An den Staatssekretär im päpstlichen Innenministerium Camillo Alessandroni Minuti über den bevorstehenden Besuch des Zaren Nikolaus I. in Rom. Man hoffte, bei dieser Gelegenheit etwas gegen die Verfolgung der Katholiken in Russland unternehmen zu können. „[ ] I Romani saranno lieti di avere fra le mura della Capitale il grande Autocrate della Russia. La sua prsenza risveglia idée poco favorevoli alla Religione, ma speriamo che I colloqui ch’Egli farà coll’unico vero Vicario di G. Cristo, possono non convertirlo, ma renderlo alquanto benigno verso I suoi sudditi Cattolici. Utinam! [ ]" – Der Besuch des Zaren bei Papst Gregor XVI. blieb ohne greifbares Ergebnis.

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        PULLACH. Burg Schwaneck im Isartal.

      - Aquarell über Bleistift auf Velin von Ferdinand Le Feubure, rechts unten signiert "Ferd. Le Feubure", rechts oben schwer lesbar "Pullach 1845", 19 x 23 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XXII, S. 552. - Reizende Ansicht der gegenüber Grünwald am Isarhochufer liegenden Burg mit wehender Fahne auf den Zinnen. Ferdinand Le Feubure lebte von 1815 bis 1898 in München. Er war seit 1826 als Porzellanmaler in den Listen der Münchner Kunstanstalt geführt. - Rückseitig mit alten Montagespuren, sonst tadellos. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Napoli e i luoghi celebri delle sue vicinanze

      Napoli: Stabilimento Tipografico di Gaetano Nobile. 1845. First Edition. Hardcover. In two volumes. [12], 542pp (but in reality 540 with one pagination error); 602, [2], xxii, Contemporary blue quarter calf over pebbled cloth, spines decorated in blind, with raised bands and gold lettering. Marbled endpapers. Frontispiece and fourteen inserted plates in volume I; frontispiece, nine inserted plates with tissue guards, and large foldout map of Pompeii in volume II. The lithographs are by Wenzel and Zezon and based on drawings by Vianelli and others. Includes chapters on Neapolitan history, the Church and its buildings, government bodies and their buildings, industry, villas and gardens, museums, libraries, tables with census statistics, and more. Spines uniformly faded but with titles still perfectly readable, light sporadic foxing. A clean, very good set lacking the maps of Naples. In the Italian language. ; Quarto .

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("G. Verdi").

      Mailand, 18. XI. 1845.. 1½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. Mit eh. Adresse.. In italienischer Sprache an seinen Pariser Verleger Leon Escudier: "I have received almost contemporaneously your very much valued letters. Lucca has assured me that you would have the preference of the Opera of London, and that this affair shall be definitively concluded when I and Lucca in April shall pass through Paris to go to London. As to the Opera, it suffices that you sustain me. I want to advise you that in the Carnival of 1847 I must write an Opera for L. which shall be performed in Rome, thus I could not make in that period another Opera. For the present we must suspend this business, and the case wh shall speak of it when I shall be in Paris. Give me news of Ernania [...]" (engl. Übs.). - Faltspuren; das Adreßblatt gering eingerissen. Provenienz: Aus einer Chicagoer Privatsammlung.

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        FOLK ART FRIENDSHIP ALBUM. Contains 14 Woven Hair Mementos with Many Paper Cut Hearts. This album belonged to Miss Olive Rigby of Chenango River Valley of New York.

      ca. 1845 - 16mo., (34 leaves) CHENANGO RIVER VALLEY. A wonderful little handmade book with FOLK ART AND BRAIDED HAIR SAMPLES collected by Miss Olive Rigby with love and gratitude from her friends and relatives. These include Betsy A. Rigby, David Rigby, Jay Rigby, Eliza Leach, Susan Dayton, Altal M. Hodge, Martha A. Chapin, Susan E. Hollenbeck, Lucretia Leach, Chalets Leach, Mary E. Chapman, Jane Adelia Robinson and David Hodge. 34 leaves, circa 1845, some loose pages, 16mo. [4" x 3"]. Good condition.

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        Eigenh. Albumblatt mit U.

      Weinsberg, 16. Oktober 1845. - 1 S. Qu.-gr.4to. „Die ächte Thräne || Die ächte Thräne bleibt im Auge stille steh’n | Sie fällt zur Erde nicht, kein Andres darf sie seh’n, | Kein Andres spricht von ihr, in Mitleid nicht noch Spott, | Daß sie geweinet ward, weiß Eines nur und Gott". – Die Verso-Seite mit alten Montagespuren.

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        Schul-Atlas in 36 Karten.

      Esslingen, Dannheimer, ca. 1845.. 33 x 43 cm. 2 Bl. Mit 35 (von 36) atlkolor. lithogr. Karten. HLdr. d. Zt.. Espenhorst, PP, 39.1.1. - Viele der dekorativen Landkarten mit Höhenpanorama und einer Darstellung der Pflanzregionen. Ohne die Karte Nr. 4 "Deutschland". - Einband beschabt und bestoßen. Der fliegende Vorsatz vorne knittrig. Durchgehend gering fleckig.

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