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        Medical topography of Brazil and Uruguay: with incidental remarks

      Philadelphia: Lindsay and Blakiston. 1845. "First edition, 8vo, pp. 296; 4 lithographed plates, each with explanatory leaf ( not counted in pagination); original brown cloth with light wear to extremities and the covers a little scuffed, foxing throughout text, heaviest in the margins. Borba de Moraes, Bibliographis Brasiliana, p. 348, calls for an errata leaf at the end of the text that is not present here. Horner (1804-1892) was a surgeon in the U.S. Navy. In this work, based upon private and public journals kept during two cruises, Horner comments on such topics as sanitary and environmental conditions on ship, means of preventing illnesses in a crowd, influences of climate on disease, the physical characteristics of the native peoples he encountered, diseases prominent in Brazil and Uruguay, local methods of medical treatment, sanitary conditions of the countries, and cost of health care. He also comments on the quality of the local medical schools, hospitals, and pharmacies, as well as the use of local flora in botanic medicine. Sabin 33035; Smith, American Travelers Abroad, H130; Cordasco 40- 0671."

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        Cruikshank at Home: A New Family Album of Endless Entertainment

      London: Henry G. Bohn, 1845. Half-Leather. Very Good. 2 books: vi, 316, 319; 316, 348 p. Over 100 b&w wood engravings. Binding signed by Riviere & Son for John Wanamaker. Blue half leather with gold impressing on spines. Some wear to edges, especially spine head in Vol. I-II which has a small hole in the leather. Moderate foxing within. Many pages uncut. Small tear in page 316. Robert Cruikshank (1789 - 1856), caricaturist, illustrator and portrait miniaturist, compiled these amusing tales. Each book contains two volumes of delightfully strange stories. See if you can read "The German Gibbett" (in volume I) without a shiver - and a smile.

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        Narrative of Some Passages in the History of Van Diemen's Land, During the last three years of Sir John Franklin's Administration of its Government

      London: Richard and John E. Taylor, circa, 1845. Octavo, very good in recent cloth with original wrappers bound in; ownership signature of William Kay and presentation notation (see description), bookplate of Rodney Davidson. Presentation copy to Franklin's nephew. First, unpublished edition of a "very rare" book (Ferguson).Printed in highly limited numbers for private distribution among Franklin's immediate circle, this was his justification in answer to the charges made against him in the dispute with the Colonial Office over his disastrous but well-intentioned administration of Van Diemen's Land. Perhaps surprisingly given the contentiousness of the dispute, the book is an even-toned autobiographical narrative of events from a decisive period of the history of Van Diemen's Land, when the future of the colony itself hung in the balance. This is by far the rarest of the two books published by Franklin, the other being Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea (London, 1823), and was written by Franklin after his return to England in 1844. Shortly after, he left on his fatal expedition to the Arctic, and it has been said that Franklin's clash with Whitehall weighed on him when he accepted the command. The work was not published until after he had sailed, and so all presentation copies are inscribed by an amanuensis "By order of Sir John Franklin".This particular copy was presented to the architect and surveyor William Porden Kay (1809-c.1870), the nephew of Sir John Franklin through his first wife Eleanor Porden. At Franklin's invitation, Kay took a position as architect in Van Diemen's Land, arriving at Hobart in 1842.

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        A Treatise on Corns, Bunions, The Diseases of Nails, and the General Management of the Feet

      Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., London 1845 - xxiv, 196pp., 6 leaves of plates. Original blind stamped brown cloth with gilt titled spine. Lettering on spine dulled, with careful repairs to cloth at head and foot of spine and joints. Some underlining in pencil throughout, otherwise a clean and square copy. Contains 6 coloured plates at rear. A scarce book. First Edition. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire du Consulat et de l'Empire faisant suite a l'histoire de la Revolution francaise. 20 tomes + Atlas de l'histoire du Consulat et de l'Empire, dresse et dessine sous la direction de M. Thiers par MM. Dufour et Duvotenay, grave sur acier par Dyonnet. Ensemble 21 volumes.

      Paris, Paulin-Lheureux, 1845-62, atlas (1866),. in-8vo, atlas in-folio, chaque volume env. 500 p., l'atlas comprend 66 cartes dont 7 sur double-page montees sur onglets (deux coloriees), non pagine, toutes les cartes en excellent etat + 2 cartes ajoutees: une carte du Nord de l'Italie pour l'etude de la campagne de Napoleon III en1859 par le colonel Suisse F. Lecomte et une carte en fac-simile de la ville de Paris en 1576, reliures en pleine percaline verte, dos et plats estampes de filets a froid, quelques frottements et usures. Atlas in-folio relie en demi-chagrin, dos a nerfs orne de filets dores, Generalement bel ensemble.. Tome 1. 494 pages. Constitution de l'An VIII, Administration interieure, Ulm et Genes, Marengo. Tome 2. 456 pages. Heliopolis, Armistice, Hohenlinden, Machine infernale, Les neutres. Tome 3. 570 pages. Evacuation de l'Egypte, Paix generale, Concordat, Tribunat, Consulat a vie. Tome 4. 620 pages. Les secularisations, Rupture paix d\'Amiens, Camp de Boulogne, Conspiration de Georges. Tome 5. 473 pages. L'Empire, Le sacre, troisieme coalition. Tome 6. 573 pages. Ulm et trafalgar, Austerlitz, Confederation du Rhin. Tome 7. 684 pages. Iena, Eylau, Friedland et Tilsit. Tome 8. 687 pages. Fontainebleau, Aranjuez, Bayonne. Tome 9. 596 pages. Baylen, Erfurt, Somo-Sierra. Tome 10. 511 pages. Rastisbonne, Wagram. Tome 11. 476 pages. Talavera et Walcheren, Le divorce. Tome 12. 709 pages. Avertissement de l\'auteur, Blocus continental, Torres-Vedras, Fuentes d'Onoro. Tome 13. 583 pages. Le Concile, Tarragone, Passage du Niemen. Tome 14. 686 pages. Moscou, La Berezina. Tome 15. 614 pages. Washington et Salamanque, Les cohortes, Lutzen et Bautzen. Tome 16. 693 pages. Dresde et Vittoria, Leipzig et Hanau. Tome 17. 911 pages. L'invasion, Brienne et Montmirail, Premiere abdication, Coclusion. Tome 18. 656 pages. Restauration des Bourbons, Gouvernement de Louis XVIII, Congres de Vienne. Tome 19. 637 pages. L'Ile D'Elbe, L'Acte additionnel, Le Champ de Mai. Tome 20. 810 pages. Waterloo, Seconde abdication, Sainte-Helene. Atlas de la Revolution, du Consulat et de l'Empire.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        Chimes, The

      1845. first edition. They Called Him Trotty"[KELLIEGRAM, binding]. DICKENS, Charles. The Chimes: A Goblin Story of some bells that rang an old year out and a new year in. London: Chapman and Hall, 1845. First edition, second state of engraved vignette title-page. Octavo (6 5/16 x 4 inches; 160 x 100 mm). [viii], 176 pp. Engraved frontispiece, engraved vignette title-page and eleven other illustrations within the text by Daniel Maclise, Richard Doyle, John Leech and Clarkson Stanfield.In a signed Kelliegram binding, c. 1900, of full red crushed levant morocco, covers decoratively bordered in gilt, front cover with a beautifully' contoured' inlaid design in red, tan, brown and black morocco reproduced from the illustration on page 9, spine with five raised bands, decorated and lettered in gilt, gilt board edges and turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Spine very slightly darkened. Original cloth covers and spine bound in at the end. A fine example.  The front cover illustration is taken from the text on page 9 "Then indeed, you might see Toby looking anxiously out from his shelter in an angle of the church wall --- such a meagre shelter that in summer time it never cast a shadow thicker than a good-sized walking stick upon the sunny pavement --- with a disconsolate and lengthened face. But coming out , a minute afterwards, to warm himself by exercise: and trotting up and down some dozen times: he would brighten even then, and go back more brightly to his niche. "The Chimes: A Goblin Story of Some Bells that Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In, a short novel by Charles Dickens, was written and published in 1844, one year after A Christmas Carol and one year before The Cricket on the Hearth. It is the second in his series of "Christmas books": five short books with strong social and moral messages that he published during the 1840s. The book was written in late 1844, during Dickens' year-long visit to Italy. John Forster, his first biographer, records that Dickens, hunting for a title and structure for his next contracted Christmas story, was struck one day by the clamour of the Genoese bells audible from the villa where they were staying. "All Genoa lay beneath him, and up from it, with some sudden set of the wind, came in one fell sound the clang and clash of all its steeples, pouring into his ears, again and again, in a tuneless, grating, discordant, jerking, hideous vibration that made his ideas "spin round and round till they lost themselves in a whirl of vexation and giddiness, and dropped down dead."Two days later Forster received a letter from Dickens which read simply: "We have heard THE CHIMES at midnight, Master Shallow!", and the writing of the book began. Forster describes Dickens' intentions in writing The Chimes as striking "a blow for the poor".The beautifully inlaid and colorful] "Kelliegram bindings were one of many innovations of the English commercial binding firm of Kelly & Sons. The Kelly family had one of the longest connections in the history of the binding trade in London, having been founded in 1770 by John Kellie, as the name was then spelled. The binding firm was carried on by successive members of the family into the 1930s. William Henry Kelly significantly developed the company in the first half of the nineteenth century, followed by William Henry, Jr., Henry, and Hubert Kelly, who took control in 1892, taking the firm into the twentieth century…The development [during the 1880s] that came to be known as Kelliegram was one of the bindery's most notable, and the popularity continues today as demonstrated by the prices Kelliegram bindings command at auction and in the rare book trade" (Dooley, Kelliegram Bindings, Brynmawr Library)Smith, Dickens, part 2 #5

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        The Imp of the Perverse [and] The System of Dr. Tarr and Prof. Fether [in] Graham's American Monthly Magazine of Literature and Art. Volume XXVII

      Philadelphia: George R. Graham. 1845. First. First edition. Tall octavo. 284pp., illustrations, engravings. Contemporary half morocco gilt and marbled papercovered boards. Boards lightly rubbed, old handwritten instructions to the binder bound in, one fashion plate detached but present and the spine mis-gilded as Volume XXVIII, still a handsome, near fine copy. Contains the first appearance of these two stories, as well as contributions by James Russell Lowell, Longfellow, and many others. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      - España geográfica, histórica, estadística y pintoresca. Descripción de los pueblos más notables del reino é islas adyacentes; su situación, historia, costumbres, industria, comercio, población, productos, contribuciones, consumos, establecimientos públicos, monumentos, puertos, caminos, puentes, ríos, canales, montañas etc.; con una introducción que comprende la geografía, historia, estadística y administración general del reino; un apéndice de nuestras posesiones de Ultramar, un índice por orden alfabético de todos los pueblos y el mapa general de España, por López, rectificado según la nueva división territorial.- Madrid, Mellado Editor, Gabinete Literario, 1845; en 4º, 40 - 946 pp. - 1 h. 12 láminas e ilustraciones en el texto.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Bechstein").

      Meiningen, 25. XI. 1845. - 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten mit Dank für die Zusendung von Zeichnungen und Autographen. - Bechstein war Bibliothekar an der herzoglichen Bibliothek in Meiningen, gründete den Hennebergischen altertumsforschenden Verein und übernahm 1848 die Leitung des Archivs. Er schrieb Gedichte, historische Romane und Novellen und wurde bekannt als Sammler und Herausgeber von Sagen und Märchen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The CHIMES. A Goblin Story of Some Bells That Rang an Old Year Out and A New Year In.

      Chapman & Hall,, London: 1845 - Illustrated by Leech, Doyle, Stanfield & Maclise. Gilt bright. Slight lean. Light wear. Elegant red leather book label ["Herbert L. Carlebach"] to front paste-down. A pleasing VG+ to Nr Fine copy. Original publisher's red cloth binding with gilt stamping. AEG. Pale yellow eps. 8vo. 6-3/4" 1st edition, with 1st state vignette title page (Smith II, p. 35). [6], 175, [1] pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Chimes: A Goblin Story Of Some Bells That Rang An Old Year Out And A New Year In

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1845. First EditionFirst State.. Good+ in original, decorated red, horizontal-ribbed cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and gilt text and decorations on the front board and with all edges of the text block gilt. A 16mo measuring 6 1/2" by 4" with the cloth at the head and heel of the spine rubbed and the cloth at the lower tips of the boards is worn through. The cloth on the boards is lightly soiled and there is a very early prior owner's name in ink with an unreadable date on the front paste down. This is the very uncommon first state of the first edition with "Chapman & Hall" as part of the engraving of the vignette title page. 175 pages of text illustrated with a frontispiece, engraved title page and eleven engravings in the text by Maclise, Doyle, Stanfield and Leech. (Smith: Dickens in Original Cloth vol. II, 5 p. 34)

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        The Chimes: A Goblin Story of Some Bells that Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In

      Chapman and Hall, London 1845 - A bright copy of the scarce first issue, with the publishers' name on the illustrated title-page incorporated into a cloud. Publisher's red rib-grain cloth, covers blocked with blind decorative frame, front cover and spine gilt with author and title in emblematic vignettes, pale yellow-coated endpapers, gilt edges; corners and spine ends just bumped, tiny snag to lower board edge of front cover Additional pictorial wood-engraved title-page and wood-engraved frontispiece after Daniel Maclise by F. P. Becker, 11 wood-engraved text vignettes after Leech, Richard Doyle, and Clarkson Stanfield by Linton and others, integral preliminary advertisement leaf for the tenth edition of A Christmas Carol. In 8s (6 1/2 x 4 1/8 in.; 165 x 103 mm) First edition, first state of the pictorial title-page [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Map of Texas from the most recent authorities

      Philadelphia.: C.S. Williams.. Copyright 1845. [ 1846].. Handcolored map, lithograph, 12 1/4 x 15 inches including decorative border on sheet 13 3/4 x 17 3/8 inches. Light toning and soiling to margins, couple of very light soiling spots in image, overall very good condition. A desirable map of the recently admitted state of Texas, this from an 1846 edition of Mitchell's New Universal Atlas (with a plate number of 35 outside the neat line). The copyright line at lower left reads: "Entered, according to Act of Congress in the year 1845, by C.S. Williams, in the Clerk's office of the district court of the eastern district of Pennsylvania." There is no date under the title and publishing information at lower right of the map. The inset map "Texas North of Red River" extends to the Rio Grande del Norte, with New Mexico beyond. Only the lower right section of this map "Summer Range of the Comanches" is handcolored, the rest of the inset remains uncolored. .

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        Drama of Exile

      New York: G. Langley, 1845. First American Edition. 2 vols. 12mo. 264; 279, [1] pp. + 8 pp. advertisements. Bound in contemporary American polished tan calf (almost invisibly refurbished at crowns), gilt ornamental smooth spines, a.e.g., traces of foxing, mostly minor. An extraordinary copy: these deluxe American bindings are strictly contemporary with the publication of the book, and are of surprisingly high quality considering that the poet was little known in the U.S. This was Elizabeth Barrett's first book printed in America and it contains her six page "Preface to the American Edition" that appears here for the first time. Furthermore, this was the first major collection of her poems. Provenance: Inscribed "The Lady Geraldine, from the best of her friends, Oct. 8, 1844." Thus the inscription pre-dates the publication of the book. Does the name "Geraldine" refer to the heroine of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's poem "Lady Geraldine's Courtship: A Romance of the Age," or was this the name of the recipient of the book? The covers are lettered in gold: "Wetie" - a name which has so far resisted identification, and one which will further tantalize a future owner. This is certainly a very special copy of the first American edition.

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        Norske Huldre-Eventyr og Folkesagn fortalt af ... 1. - 2. Samling. I ett bind.

      Christiania 1845 -1848. VI + (2) + 210 s. m. notebilag [Huldrelok av Halvdan Kierulf], og (2) + 254 + (1) s. I ett samt. skinnbd. Alle sn. grønne. Slitte hj. og kapitéler. En rift i notebilaget. Små fl. i materien og på sn., ellers er materien pen.. Østberg 11 og 18

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      London. July 17, 1845. - [1]p. plus integral address leaf. Quarto, on a folded folio sheet. Old fold lines, minor soiling. Near fine. American artist Thomas Doughty writes to John P. Ridner, a New York City mahogany merchant and a manager of the American Art Union. In his letter Doughty discusses a shipment of paintings he is sending. Doughty (1793-1856) was a landscape painter of the Hudson River School. He writes: "I wrote to you some time since to promise you that I should forward to your care a box containing a couple of pictures for James Rabb, Esq. of New Orleans. I shall ship the pictures through Hamden & Co. from Liverpool in the steamer of the 4th August next. My object in addressing this note to you is that in case you see Mr. Rabb if you will have the kindness to inform him of that fact, as he might wish to have the pictures insur'd. O presume he is not now in N. Orleans and if I were to direct a letter to him at that place he would not get it in time, and the presumption is that he will be in New York prior to the rec't of this letter. In case he is and you should know if his whereabouts, will you have the kindness to drop him a line? With best wishes for your prosperity, I remain very truly your friend, Ths. Doughty."

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Naturgeschichte des Pflanzenreichs, oder Abbildung und Beschreibung der wichtigsten in- und ausländischen Pflanzen mit vorzüglicher Berücksichtigung ihres Nutzens. Nach dem Linne schen Systeme geordnet,

      - von einer Aufzählung der Gattungen nach natürlicher Anordnung begleitet und nach den besten Quellen bearbeitet. Neue Ausgabe. Mit 80 Tafeln Abbildungen, Leipzig, Voigt und Fernau, 1845, VIII, LII, 392 Seiten, 24,5x21, Halbleinenband der Zeit mit Rückentitel, berieben/bestoßen, Exlibris auf Einbandinnenseite, Titel- und Widmungsseite mit Knick, Textseiten etwas stockfleckig/gebräunt, geringe Gebrauchs- und Alterungsspuren, Tafeln gut,

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ingrid Degutsch]
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        Strelitzia Regina

      London.. No date. [ 1845].. Lithograph, handcolored, image approximately 13 x 11 inches on sheet size 18 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches (47 x 31 cm). Very good, bright condition (two faint short red lines just below the leaf at centre. An exquisite botanical image of a Bird of Paradise flower. This is plate I from the first (folio) edition of "A Selection of Madeira Flowers" with lithographs by August J. Robley, lithographed by "R.E.B." This scarce publication contained 8 handcolored lithographs, and was printed and published by Reeve Brothers. .

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        Debreczeni Magyar ABECE a Fiu es Leany Oskolak Szamara. Figyelmeztetes a Tanitokhoz. Mind a fiu, mind a leany magyar gyermekeknek, mint kezdoknek, csak magyarul kelletven olvasni tanulni: ezen ABCEbol ... ketfele ABECE vasarlasara.

      Marosvasarhelyen (d.i. Targu Mures bzw. Neumarkt am Mieresch), L. Spielenberg, 1845.. 40 + 5 S. Illustr. OHlwd.. In ungar. Sprache. - St. a. T., Ecken tintenfleckig, etw. fleckig, Ebd. berieben, Gbrsp. - Titel heißt ungefähr: "Ungarisches ABC aus Debrecen für alle einheimischen Jungen und Mädchen", gedruckt in Siebenbürgen. Selten.

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        Map of America

      London, 1845. Copper engraving, 54 x 60 cms, original hand colour, short marginal split, blank verso; from Wyld's New General Atlas. Map

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        Gens de Paris. Boulevard de Gand Fleur des Pois."Modisch gekleideter Mann in Frack, mit Spazierstock und Zylinder.

      - Pinsel in Schwarz, Aquarell, über Bleistift, mit zarter Bleistiftlinie umrandet, um 1845, auf Velin, links unten signiert „Gavarni". 23,5:16 cm. Mit leichten Werkstattspuren, linke untere Ecke ergänzt. Literatur: E. u. J. de Goncourt, Gavarni. Der Mensch und das Werk. 2 Bde. Berlin 1918, Abb. Bd. 1, Seite 115. Illustration zu dem Werk: Le Diable à Paris, J. Hetzel, 1845. Mit den Brüdern de Goncourt, seine ersten und bis heute wichtigsten Biographen, war Gavarni eng befreundet. Gavarni, der zu den Meistern der Lithographie des 19. Jahrhunderts zählt, entschloß sich erst 1825 zur künstlerischen Laufbahn. Davor hatte er bei einem Mechaniker und dann bei einem Maschineningenieur eine Lehre absolviert. 1824 hatte er bereits Unterricht bei J. Adam (tätig um 1820/25) im Kupferstechen erhalten. 1824/25 ging er nach Bordeaux, anschließend begab er sich für drei Jahre auf Wanderschaft durch die Pyrenäen. Nach seiner Rückkehr nach Paris 1828 begann er autodidaktisch auf geistreich-ironische Weise das Pariser Leben der Salons, der Bälle und des Theaters zu erfassen. Diese ersten, jetzt mit „Gavarni" signierten Blätter fanden rasch Anerkennung. Die bekanntesten Magazine und Modezeitschriften warben ihn als Illustrator an. Ab 1837 arbeitete er für das Satireblatt „Le Charivari", das zwischen 1832 und 1837 herausgegeben wurde und durch das er internationale Bekanntheit erlangte. Für diese Zeitschrift, aber auch den Figaro und die zweite „Caricature" schuf er die berühmtesten Folgen. Ab 1831 war er auch literarisch tätig. Ein Aufenthalt in London 1847-1851 brachten eine bedeutende motivische Erweiterung: Er zeigt sich jetzt nicht mehr als „Chronist" der mondän-eleganten Welt, sondern als Anhänger der sogenannten „Arme-Leute-Malerei" mit ihrer realistischen und nicht idealisierenden Absicht. Es entstanden zahlreiche Blätter, die das Leben der Armen auf vielfältige Weise thematisierten. Der Tod seines Sohnes und zunehmende Krankheiten führten zum Rückzug von der Umwelt und letztendlich auch von der künstlerischen Arbeit. In den letzten Jahren entstanden keine Zeichnungen mehr und nur wenige Aquarelle. Größere Kollektionen von Handzeichnungen und Aquarellen bewahren der Louvre und das Museum in Brest.

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        Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842, and to Oregon and North California in the years 1843-'44. [Complete with the large folding map]

      Washington, D.C.: Blair and Rives for the House of Representatives.. 1845.. House of Representatives Report including the LARGE HANDCOLORED FOLDING MAP and four additional maps (two folding) and 21 (of 22) black and white lithographic plates. 583 pp, 9 x 6 inches, bound in modern cloth-covered boards with title lettered spine. The handcolored Preuss map measures 30 1/2 x 51 1/4 inches (neatline) on two joined sheets 32 1/2 x 55 inches. Originally folded into the volume, the map is now flattened, deacidified and archivally reinforced at the folds. There is considerable wear along the folds of the map with some paper loss (blank areas); a 3 inch repaired tear to the lower edge. Light foxing to the plates (in almost all cases not disfiguring) and occasionally to the textblock, but overall the interior is tight and clean. The one missing plate is plate 2 of the fossil plates (apparently never bound in). Carl Wheat in Mapping the Transmississippi West devotes many pages to this map which "radically and permanently altered western cartography," "and, for the first time upon a published map it showed the entire area west of the Mississippi as seen by a single party." He states that "this Fremont-Preuss map of 1845 represented as important a step forward from the earlier western maps of the period as did those of Pike, Long, and Lewis and Clark in their day. It is a large map, and since Preuss put down only the areas actually traversed, there are vast areas of bare paper. Starting from Westport, on the map's eastern border, the Kansas river is carefully shown, as is the Missouri to Bellevue, where the Platte comes in. Thence the Platte is mapped to the forks (where the 1843 map commenced), beyond which both north and south forks are carefully drawn, with much more detail in the mountain country west of St. Vrain's Fort...Continuing west, past Independence Rock and up the Sweetwater, the trail crosses South Pass, skirts the Wind River Mountains, crosses the Green and heads up Muddy Fork to cross over to Bear River, which is well mapped to its mouth in Great Salt Lake. That lake is for the first time adequately mapped. In fact, Fremont cruised on it in his inflatable rubber boat...The trail crosses over to the Snake River, thence down the Snake and over to Fort Boisee, and on north past Powder River to the Grand Rond, over the Blue Mountains...and finally to Fort Walahwalah on the Columbia...The party turned down the Columbia to the Dalles and thence turned south. The Columbia had been mapped up to tthat point by the Wilkes expedition, and Fremont then proceeded up Fall (Deschutes) River east of the Cascade Range to Tlamath (Klamath) Lake....From this point, the route turned south along the eastern Sierra foothills to Pyramid Lake, thence southerly...The Sacramento River below this point, the San Joaquin River, and San Francisco Bay are all better drawn than on any preceding map...Pushing south along the San Joaquin...Fremont crossed (old) Tehachapi Pass and moved eastward in the desert ot the Mojave River...through the area of Utah's Dixie and on...and finally to Utah Lake...From Utah Lake the party headed up Spanish Fork and down the "uintah" drainage to Antoine Robidoux's Uintah Fort...down the Arkansas, past Pike's Peak, Boiling Spring River, and Pueblo, to Bent's Fort. Here they turned northeast to the Smoky Hill Fork of the Kansas, and finally found themselves once more at Westport." .

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        Andenken an Hamburg und seine Umgebungen. Malerische Ansichten nach Original-Zeichnungen in Stahl gestochen.

      Niemeyer, Hamburg - ( Ohne Erscheinungsjahr - um 1845 erschienen, ein Besitzvermerk von alter Hand auf dem Innendeckel gibt an *Franziska Meyer 1848* ) Mit gestochenem illustrierten Titel (6 kleine Randansichten in Rankenwerk), gestochenem Zwischentitel mit Ansicht sowie mit 36 Stahlstichtafeln mit Ansichten und 2 mehrfach gefalteten gestochenen Panoramen. Ohldr mit goldgeprägtem Einbandrücken, QuerKlein8° ( 13 x 17 cm ). Enthält u.a.: Gesamtansicht, Hafen, Börse, Jungfernstieg, Stadthaus, Thalia-Theater, die großen Kirchen, Altonaer-Tor, Spielbuden-Platz, Blankenese. Die Ausklapptafeln (Länge je 47 cm) zeigen "Panorama vom Alsterdamm" und "Panorama des alten Jungfernstiegs". - Block gelockert, teilweise (meist im Rand) etwas stockfleckig, 1 Tafel und 1 Panorama lose, Einband berieben und etwas fleckig, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, Kapitale etwas beschädigt. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 300 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Descrizione storica degli Ordini Religiosi compilata sulle opere di Bonanni, D'Helyot, dell'ab. Tiron ed altre sì edite che inedite

      Stabilimento Tipografico Fontana, Torino 1845 - Due volumi di cm. 27, pp. (4), 345, (2), 446. Con 96 tavole in xilografia a colori f.t. (68 + 28) con raffigurazioni dei principali ordini religiosi della cristianità. Legatura coeva in mezza pelle con titolo, fregi e filetti dorati ai dorsi. Qualche segno d'uso, peraltro ben conservato. Prima edizione. Per la compilazione della presente opera il Cibrario si avvalse di numerose opere precedenti, fra cui quelle menzionate nel frontespizio. La collazione iconografica degli esemplari dell'opera non è mai univoca, in quanto il numero delle tavole varia sempre; l'indice iconografico del secondo vol. registra 5 altre tavv. qui non presenti, ma tale anomalia si riscontra pressoché nella totalità delle copie. Cfr. Colas, (621); Lipperheide, (1882); Vinet, 2159. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church, principally from the Collection of the Rev John Wesley [ ] Revised and Corrected With a Supplement

      New York: Published by G. Lane & C.B. Tippett, for the Methodist Episcopal Church, at the Conference Office, 200 Mulberry-Street, 1845. Very good antiquarian condition. 32mo. Miniature size 3.25 x 2.25 inches. 624 pp. (some foxing throughout as is true in all copies). Bound in original publisher's black leather, stamped with a panel of three ornamental frames surrounding a narrow unadorned central compartment; spine similarly adorned; title lettered in gilt direct; all edges gilt; cream colored pastedowns and endpapers. Front endleaf with pencil inscription: "For Miss Mary Anson, with the respect of Mrs. Cheney [...] April 5th, 1845." On final leaf a pencil inscription in the same hand: "Be sincere. Sing with the spirit and understanding also. A Miniature American Hymnbook, beautifully preserved in the original stamped leather binding. The text of the present hymnbook was taken from that of 1836. From the Preface: "Thr Hymnbook heretofore in use among us has been thought by many to be defective, partly on account of the mutilated state of many of the hymns, and partly because of its being divided into two books. To remedy these inconveniences, measures have been adopted to prepare a revised edition of our Hymnbook, such a one as should exclude the defects and retain the excellences of the one heretofore published. This revised edition we now present to you. The greater part of the hymns contained in the former selection are retained in this, and several from Wesley's and Coke's collections, not before published in this country, are added. The principal improvements which have been made, consist in restoring those which had been altered, as is believed for the worse, to their original state, as lhey came from the poetical pen of the Wesleys; for the following hymns were, except a few which have been taken from olher authors, composed by the Rev. John and Charles Wesley; names that will ever be held dear and in high estimation by every lover of sacred poetry. The following hymns, arranged under their ap- propriate heads, were submitted to our General Conference, approved by that body, and ordered for publication. In presenting this revised Hymnbook to you for your use, we humbly trust that we are putting into your hands one of the choicest selections of evan- gelical hymns, suitable for private devotion, as well as for family, social, and public worship, by which you will be much aided in the performance of these important parts of divine service." In splendid state.

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        The Chimes: A Goblin Story of Some Bells that Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1845. First edition, first state of the pictorial title-page. Additional pictorial wood-engraved title-page and wood-engraved frontispiece after Daniel Maclise by F. P. Becker, 11 wood-engraved text vignettes after Leech, Richard Doyle, and Clarkson Stanfield by Linton and others, integral preliminary advertisement leaf for the tenth edition of A Christmas Carol. In 8s (6 1/2 x 4 1/8 in.; 165 x 103 mm). Publisher's red rib-grain cloth, covers blocked with blind decorative frame, front cover and spine gilt with author and title in emblematic vignettes, pale yellow-coated endpapers, gilt edges; corners and spine ends just bumped, tiny snag to lower board edge of front cover. A bright copy of the scarce first issue, with the publishers' name on the illustrated title-page incorporated into a cloud.

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        Advertisement for The Chimes, a Goblin Story of Some Bells that Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In--in Three Peals. This evening, Thursday, Jan. 2nd, Friday 3rd, and Saturday 4th, 1845, Will be presented, the new drama, founded on the last new work of Charles Dickens, Esq...Dramatized by Mr. Edward Stirling...After which...the new dramatic sketch addressed "To Persons About to Marry"...To conclude with...a singularly original and touching extravaganza, the subject of which, to suit the present dramatic taste, is 'taken from the French,' being a romance of history, as interesting as incredible, called Valentine and Orson, Creatures of Clay

      [London: Theatre Royal, Lyceum, 1845. One sheet, folded. With Image of Chimes. Folio. Tearing along the fold; another tear on middle right-hand side. Bottom edges frayed with minor loss to text of non-Dickensian piece. This would have been one of the five dramatic adaptations produced immediately following the publication of Dickens's second Christmas book in 1844.

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        A Gossary of Terms of Terms Used In Grecian, Roman, Italian And Gothic Architecture.

      Oxford: John Henry Parker. 1845 - 2 volumes, 9 inches tall. Full calf by Hayday, one of the greatest firm of London binders of the period. With twin raised bands and gilt titles and all edges. Fine blind geometric tooling to the spine and boards. The 4th, enlarged edition in which the second volume consists of 164 full page plates of woodcuts. Volume one is the text volume and is decorated with vignettes throughout. A very handsome example in fine condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Baumgruppe im Forstenrieder Park.

      1845 1845 - Aquarell, über Bleistift, auf festem chamoisfarbenem Velin, verso bezeichnet und datiert „Im Forstenrieder Park. den 27ten August 1845." 19,5:14,7 cm. Literatur: Aus adeligen Alben. 100 Aquarelle des 19. Jahrhunderts. Buch und Kunstantiquariat Robert Wölfle, München 1993, Kat. 88, Nr. 12 mit Farbabb. Ernestine von Auer, Tochter des königlichen-bayerischen Leibarztes und Universitätsprofessors Heinrich Ritter von Breslau, war verheiratet mit dem Gutsbesitzer und Abgeordneten des bayerischen Landtags für den Wahlkreis Wasserburg/Oberbayern Maximilian von Auer (1821-1881). Sie lebte mit ihrem Mann auf Schloß Aufhausen. Befreundet war sie mit der Familie von Walter Freiherr von Grainger, die in der Nähe auf Schloß Heiligblut in Erding lebte und das Treffpunkt des bayerischen und europäischen (Hoch-)Adels war. Überliefert sind von ihr Tagebücher von 1860-1873, die über ihre gesellschaftlichen Kontakte Auskunft geben. Nach dem Tod ihres Mannes, aus der Ehe gingen zwei Kinder hervor, verkaufte sie 1883 das Schloß an Robert von Froelich.

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        Cours de microscopie complémentaire des études médicales, anatomie microscopique et physiologie des fluides de léconomie Atlas exécuté daprès nature au microscope-daguerréotype 3e livraison, planches XI, XIV, XVII, XVIII, XIX

      J.-B. Baillière, 1845 - in-folio de 5 pl. gravées par Oudet (4 sujets par pl.), sous couv. de livraison en papier beige avec étiquette 3e livraison imprimée en noir sur papier blanc, EO [et première publication de gravures faites à partir de la microphotographie, en loccurence au moyen du microscope-daguerréotype dont Foucault est linventeur], coins sup. droit de la pl. XIX et de la couv. inf. cornés (1) + lég. mq. à la couv. sup. salie et au dos (1) + imp. mqs à la couv. sup salie, coins inf. gauche des 3 premières pl. corné, pl. XI salie, rouss. marginales, sans les serpentes (1). [atlas - médecine - microphotographie - photographie], [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Plan von Hamburg. Grenzkolorierter Stahlstich von F. Eulenstein in Weimar um 1840. Die Brandstätte des Jahres 1842 hier nachträglich auf dem Plan umklappbar montiert.

      - Bildgröße 32,5 x 40,5 cm / Blattgröße: 34,5 x 46,5 cm. Sehr detailreicher Plan mit umfangreicher Bildlegende zu: Vorzügliche Gebäude und Anstalten / Vorzügliche Gasthöfe / Einige vorzüglich gelegene Caffe-und Weinhäuser. Insgesamt werden 85 Gebäude, Lehranstalten und Restaurationen bezeichnet und Adreßangabe und den Plankoordinaten angezeigt. Mit späterem um 1845 montiertem kleinen Klapp-Plan über die abgebrannten Gebäude des Großen Brandes vom Mai 1842, so das sich sowohl der alte Zustand vor dem Brand wie auch der neue Zustand nach dem Wiederaufbau hierauf findet. Das Blatt gebräunt, gering fleckig, etwas knapp beschnitten. Linkerhand am Außenrand mit Beschädigung, ansonsten recht gute erhalten. ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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      P. Mellado, Madrid 1845 - 5 vols. 16x11. 4h, 520p = 694p, 1h = 564p = 506p = 590p, 1h. Leve rastro de hum. en parte sup. en toda la obra. Hol, lomos det. - Palau nº 125208. 1845-1846

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        The Gospel of St. Luke, and the Acts of the Apostles. Translated into Chinese by the late Rev. Dr. Robert Morrison. LU JIA ZHUAN FU YIN SHU & SHI TU XING ZHUAN.

      London, Printed by W. Watts for British and Foreign Bible Society., 1845.. 8°, Ledereinband. 69 u. 62 sheets. Contemporary full leather binding signed by Watkins (with label on the front paste-down from this special binder for Bible) embossed in blind on both covers, all edges gilt. Title page in English and Chinese. The whole text in chinese. This book is the first chinese book printed in UK (G. Lehner, Der Druck chinesischer Zeichen in Europa). Very scarce and good copy.

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        Original graphite sketch of rowing regatta on the Yarra, with foreground detail of a maiden resting beneath a tree

      Melbourne: circa, 1845. Original graphite drawing measuring 225 x 280 mm., with an incomplete sketch to the verso of the sheet, well preserved and mounted. With a letter of authenticity and provenance on the back from the great grandson of Lt Forrest. Forrest was the first resident and buyer of Crown Lands in Prahan, in 1841 he built a residences upon Forrest Hill beside the Yarra river called 'Waterloo Cottage' and was a trained amateur artist.

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        Traite des maladies des articulations accompagne d'un atlas de 16 planches

      Paris: Bailliere, 1845. Bonnet, Amedee (1809-58). Traite des maladies des articulations. . . . 2 text vols., 8vo., plus 4to atlas. l, 582; [4] 647 [1]pp. Half-title, title and 16 lithographed plates in atlas. Paris & Lyon: J. B. Bailliere [etc.], 1845. 210 x 133 mm. (text); 346 x 270 mm. (atlas). Quarter morocco, marbled boards ca. 1845, a bit worn & rubbed; atlas in modern quarter cloth, marbled boards to match. Minor foxing & soiling, but very good. First Edition. Bonnet, chief surgeon at the Hotel Dieu in Lyon, proved experimentally that the characteristic postures assumed by tubercular joints were caused by the accumulation of fluid in the joint."By injecting fluids under pressure into the capsules of the joints [of fresh cadavers], he observed that the limbs assumed the positions that permitted the greatest amount of fluid to be injected. He also noted the points of rupture, or the weak spots, in the capsule. He correlated all his findings with clinical observations on his patients" (Peltier, p. 149). Bonnet also used fresh cadavers to demonstrate the mechanics of meniscal injuries, comparing the varying effects of forced extension, forced flexion, varus and valgus stress, and rotation of the knee in cadavers of all ages. "Like Malgaigne in Paris and Hilton in London and many others, Bonnet was an apostle of rest for joint disease, fixing the joints proximal and distal to the diseased joint. . . . [He] wrote on every aspect of joint disease, thus orienting the Lyons school towards orthopaedics and its apogee under Ollier" (Le Vay, p. 260; see also p. 259). Peltier, Orthopedics, pp. 149-50; 255-56. Waller 1286 (calling probably erroneously for 17 plates in the atlas). Heirs of Hippocrates 1717.

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        The CHIMES. A Goblin Story of Some Bells That Rang an Old Year Out and A New Year In

      London:: Chapman & Hall,. 1845.. 8vo. 6-3/4" 1st edition, with 1st state vignette title page (Smith II, p. 35). [6], 175, [1] pp.. Original publisher's red cloth binding with gilt stamping. AEG. Pale yellow eps.. Gilt bright. Slight lean. Light wear. Elegant red leather book. label ["Herbert L. Carlebach"] to front paste-down. A pleasing VG+ to. Nr Fine copy.. Illustrated by Leech, Doyle, Stanfield & Maclise.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Lucka bei Altenburg, 6. III. 1845. - 1 S. 4to. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Verleger: "Für beifolgendes kleine Mscpt, welches ich Eur. Wohlgeboren zum Druck anbiete, habe ich eine besondere Vorliebe, indem es ein Erzeugniß, froher, glücklicher Stunden ist, welche vorigen Sommer im freundlichen Grünthal im sächs. Erzgebirge, gefeiert wurden, wo die dortgen Freunde: G. u. R. mich aufmunterten, dem frohen Beisammensein, ein Andenken zu weihen. Dieses kleine Musikstück, welches dem musikal. Standpunkte meiner neuen Freunde entsprechen musste, möchte ich 'Abendempfindung' nennen [ ]".

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        Giftpflanzen-Buch oder allgemeine und besondere Naturgeschichte sämmtlicher inländischen sowie der wichtigsten ausländischen phanerogamischen und cryptogamischen Giftgewächse, mit treuen Abbildungen sämmtlicher inländischen und vieler ausländischen Gattungen.

      Stuttgart, Hoffmann, 1845,. lg. in-8vo, XII + 329 p.+ 72 handcoloured lithogr. plates, text pages foxed in places, plates generally clean, half calf, spine decorated with gilt and blindstamped lining. Fine copy.. First edition of a book on German and foreign poisonous plants and mushrooms, illustrated with 72 beautifully handcoloured lithographic plates of which 8 plates showing mushrooms.Apart from a detailed botanical description of each plant, the authors also include descriptions of their medical application and effects with respect to man and animal.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Nissen BBI 143 (1845 edition, Stg., Schaitlin & Krais, also 2nd ed. 1850, new edition 1855); Pritzel 654.

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        Ueber executorische Urkunden und Executiv-Prozess.

      Stuttgart, Verlag von Sam. Gottl. Liesching, 1845.. 2. (= letzte) Aufl. 2 Bde. 8vo. XII, 250; VIII, 328 S. Zeitgenössische Pappbände mit Buntpapierüberzug, rotem Rückenschild und rotem Buchschnitt.. I. Geschichte des Executiv-Prozesses; II. Chrestomathie von Belegstellen zur Geschichte des Executiv-Prozesses. - Das vorliegende Werk stellte Briegleb (1805-1879) mit einem Schlage in die erste Reihe der Prozessualisten. "Es zerfällt in zwei Theile, wovon der eine Belegstellen zur Geschichte des Executivprocesses enthält, die den mittelalterlichen Juristen Italiens, Frankreichs und Spaniens, sowie italienische Statuten entnommen sind. Die Bedeutung des Werkes in der Geschichte der Proceßwissenschaft liegt vor allem darin, daß er die von Bethmann-Hollweg begonnene Richtung consequent weiter verfolgt und die Ideen der historischen Schule auf die Proceßwissenschaft ausdehnt. Es ist 'classisch in der Uebertragung der historischen Methode auf den Proceß' (Wach)" (ADB). - Die erste Ausgabe erschien 1839 und führte 1842 zu seinem Ruf als Professor der Rechte nach Erlagen. 1845 folgte er einem Ruf nach Göttingen, als Nachfolger Bermanns.

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        Album von Kissingen, Bocklet und Brückenau. In Stahlstichen nach Original-Zeichnungen von J. Dielmann und D. Wegelin.

      Frankfurt, C. Jügel, ohne Jahr (1845).. Chromolithographierter Titel und 30 Stahlstich-Ansichten. Farbig illustrierter Original-Halbleinenband.. Der farbige, lithographierte Titel zeigt vier junge Frauen als Helferinnen der Wasserkur, umrahmt von Pflanzen- und Blumenornamenten und das bayerische Wappen. Das Album zeigt u. a. mehrere Gesamtansichten von Kissingen, Kuranlagen, Kirchen, die Saline, den Tempel, den Schönbornsbrunnen (mit aufklappbarer Fassade), die Lindenmühle und Ansichten aus der Umgebung von Kissingen. Teilweise leicht stockfleckig, Kapitale beschädigt, leichte Kratzspuren auf den lithographierten Deckeln, Ecken leicht bestoßen, die farbigen Zwischenblätter mit Knick- und Knitterspuren sowie Fehlstellen. Insgesamt schönes Exemplar.

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

      Philadelphia.: Lea and Blanchard.. 1845.. FIVE VOLUMES as issued, 10 folding maps plus one single page map, in-text illustrations throughout, lvi+434, xi+476, xi+438+ads, xiii+539, xii+558pp, appendix, index, 9 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches (tall octavo), gilt decorative embossed cloth-covered boards (hardbound).The volumes are bound in ribbed brown cloth; embossed decorative pattern and title in gilt on spine with image of anchor at base; American emblem, featuring eagle, in gilt on each cover (all still bright). The heads of the spines are worn with a little loss of the cloth, foot of one spine has a little loss; bumping and light wear to corners of most volumes. Condition of maps: "Chart of the Viti Group or FeeJee Islands" (volume 3) has one extra vertical fold; "Groups in the Western Parts of the Pacific Ocean" (frontispiece of volume 5) has been misfolded (resulting in several fine creases) and has a thin vertical band of darkening where the sheet was originally exposed at the fore-edge. Otherwise the maps are in very good condition. The interiors are clean and tight; overall a good to very good set with faults as noted. This is a complete set of the first "popular" edition of this important American voyage of discovery, #3 in Haskell's bibliography "The United States Exploring Expedition, 1838 -1842 and its publications 1844 -1874," printed from the stereotype plates of the Imperial octavo edition. Haskell quotes a "Notice of the publishers" to elucidate the principal differences between this edition and its immediate predecessor: it "contains precisely the same type, page and reading matter, as the one in Imperial Octavo; - the difference between them being in the quality and size of the paper; the substitution of forty-seven wood-cuts for that number of steel vignettes in the other; the omission of the sixty-four plates, and the use of ten of the fourteen maps, three of which are on a reduced scale." Three thousand copies of this edition were printed. The Exploring Expedition, in addition to protecting American interests in the Pacific (whaling, trade, etc.) was responsible for expanding scientific knowledge relating to flora, fauna and native peoples and for advancing the cartography of the Pacific and Northwest Coast of America, accomplishments reflected in the volumes. The ten folding maps are as follows: Volume I — Map of the World (very good condition); Paumotu Group (very good condition). Volume II — Settled Part of New South Wales (very good condition). Volume III — Chart of the Viti Group of Feejee Islands (improperly folded but clean; no discoloration). Volume IV — Map of the Hawaiian Group (very good condition); Map of the Oregon Territory (edges browned and chipped; improperly folded but only moderately so; clean with no discoloration, generally very good). This volume also includes a single page Map of Part of the Island of Hawaii. Volume V — Groups in the Western part of the Pacific Ocean (misfolded creating pleats with browning on this fold); Map Illustrative of the Currents and Whaling Grounds (very good condition save for short crease the result of improper folding); Map of the Sooloo Sea (very good condition); Map of Upper California (very good condition). The five volumes are illustrated with hundreds of "woodcuts" (wood engravings) that include musical notation and several rough-copy maps. Volume V includes an informative Appendix and a General Index. There is an excellent discussion of this significant Expedition and the various publications that were the fruit of the Expedition on the Smithonsian Institution website. .

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        Die operative Chirurgie.

      Brockhaus, Leipzig 1845 - Dieffenbach, Johann Friedrich (1792-1847). Die operative Chirurgie. . . . 8vo. xxvi, 856, [4]; xxiv, 864pp. Leipzig: Brockhaus, 1845-48. 225 x 135 mm. Cloth-backed boards, c. 1848, rebacked, retaining original spines. Stamp of Adalbert Jahn on titles, stamp of Deut. Gesells. f. Chirurgie on endpapers & 1 or 2 other leaves, light browning but very good."The surgical testament" (Gabka & Vaubel 139) of Dieffenbach, Die operative Chirurgie is excessively rare and not in most standard medical collections. Dieffenbach contributed to cardiology (cardiac catheterization, Garrison-Morton 2748.1), gastroenterology (resection using Lembert's suture, G-M 3441), orthopedics (tenotomy for club-foot, G-M 4323), and ophthalmology (myotomy for strabismus, G-M 5856), but his most extensive contributions were to the field of plastic surgery, from his M. D. thesis in 1822 (G-M 5741) to his Chirurgische Erfahrungen of 1829-34 (G-M 5743) to his final contribution of over 300pp. in Die operative Chirurgie. Dieffenbach was also the first to use anesthesia in plastic surgery (G-M 5659)."Monumental in its variety, inventiveness and breadth of scope" (Gnudi & Webster 321), Dieffenbach's work in plastic surgery has had lasting value in the field. Die operative Chirurgie, which was completed by Dieffenbach's nephew after his sudden death in 1847, discusses all the techniques and operations which he had developed and introduces new ones, for example one for making a lining for a new nose. "Dieffenbach's work in plastic surgery was not limited to the rhinoplastic operation . . . but foreshadowed in its multiplicity the modern practice of general plastic surgery, including otoplasty, cheiloplasty, meloplasty, blepharoplasty, urethroplasty, cystoplasty, operations for hare-lip, ectropion of the lip, ectropion of the eyelid, colobomata, and many others" (ibid. 322). Wallace 15-16. McDowell 442-52. Zeis/Patterson pp. 94-104 and entries 530 (general), 761, 1074, 1205, 1324, 1663, 2056, 2075, 2086, 2100, 2119, 2233, 2294, 2041, 2460, 2477, 2494, 2535, & 2559. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beiträge zur Geschichte des Oderhandels. 8 Teile in 1 Band (alles Erschienene).

      Berlin, Hayn bzw. Nauck, 1845-52.. (21 x 12 cm). (2) 120 S.; (2) 111 S.; (2) 91 S.; (2) 88 S.; (2) 83 S.; (2) 80 (2) S.; (2) 78 S.; (2) 80 S. Einfacher Pappband um 1930. (Programm zur Prüfung der Zöglinge der Gewerbeschule).. Einzige Ausgabe; in dieser Vollständigkeit überaus selten. Die im letzten Heft angekündigte Fortsetzung ist nie erschienen. - Der Berliner Historiker und Geograph von Klöden (1786-1856) war von 1824 bis 1855 Direktor der neu gegründeten Berliner Gewerbeschule - dem ersten nichthumanistischen Gymnasium. Er schildert hier grundlegend und umfangreich die Handelsgeschichte der Städte an der Oder, besonders von Frankfurt an der Oder und Stettin. Dabei werden die einzelnen Orte und ihre Produkte, das Zollwesen, die Verkehrswege und der Transport auf dem Lande und zu Wasser detailliert beschrieben. - Stellenweise leicht gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. Schnitt durch geringe Größenunterschiede leicht unregelmäßig. Insgesamt jedoch gut erhalten. - Goldsmiths' Library 34162

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