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        Die heilige Familie, oder Kritik der kritischen Kritik

      Frankfurt: Literarische Anstalt (J. Rütten), , 1845. Gegen Bruno Bauer & Consorten. Octavo (196 × 123 mm). Contemporary marbled boards, hand-written paper spine label. Housed in a black quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Contemporary ownership inscription to free endpaper. Corners slightly worn. Occasional light spotting. A very good copy. Rare first edition of Marx's first published book, written when he was only 26. It is also the first book written in collaboration with Engels. In 1844, the first year of their friendship, Marx and Engels decided to write a critique of their former associates of the Young Hegelian school, whose views were still very popular in academic circles. Taking Critique of Critical Criticism as a working title, they agreed to co-author the foreword, and divided up the other sections between them. 'Engels dashed off his portion of twenty pages while still at the flat in the Rue Vanneau [in Paris], and then returned home to the Rhineland. He was "not a little surprised", several months later, to hear that the pamphlet was now … more than 300 pages and had been renamed The Holy Family' [a sarcastic reference (suggested, in fact, by their publisher) to the Bauer brothers and their supporters]. "If you have retained my name on the title page it will look rather odd," he pointed out. "I contributed practically nothing to it"' (Wheen, p. 85); ironically, it is Engels' name which comes first on the title. 'Considered as the production of young men, the book is a remarkable piece of critical work, alike by reason of its brilliant style and the great learning it displays … The importance of the work for us lies in the evidence it affords of the development of the theory of historical materialism in the mind of Marx. In place of the brief and almost vague hints which appeared in the Deutsch-Französische Jahrbücher articles, there is a more positive and emphatic tone' (Spargo, p. 75f). One later critic stated that the work 'contained some of the most brilliant revelations of its authors' genius, and that in the mastery of its form and the iron compactness of its language it belonged amongst the finest things Marx had ever written' (quoted by Mehring).

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        La festa popolare 14 settembre / Das volksfest 14 September

      Trieste, Lloyd, 1845. Litografia colorata a mano coevemente, mm 285 x 385. La stampa è tratta da "Ferdinando e Maria Anna Carolina nel Litorale in settembre 1844", album realizzato per celebrare i momenti del viaggio nel Litorale dei reali d'Austria - Ungheria, avvenuto nel 1844. La scena venne ritratta dal vero da Cesare Dell'Acqua, disegnata da Marco Cominato e tradotta in litografia da Linassi. Rif. bibl. Nebehay - Wagner 937.

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        An examination of President Edwards' inquiry into the freedom of the will.

      H. Hooker, Philadelphia 1845 - First edition of the author's first book, 12mo, pp. 234; touch of foxing but a fine copy in original brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Elisha Reynolds Potter's copy, with his ownership signature on the flyleaf crossed out by Rowland Hazard, a subsequent owner whose signature is on the half-title. Potter (1811-1882) was a Rhode Island congressman, educator, and jurist; Hazard (1801-1888) was a philologist and manufacturer of woolens in Rhode Island and his book Language: Its Connexion with the Present Condition and Future Prospects of Man (1836) was inspired by Sarah Helen Whitman and noticed favorably by William Ellery Channing. See DAB for both. Bledsoe, for his part, was a West Point graduate and a fellow student of Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis, and later a professor of mathematics and French, and later still, a colonel in the confederate army, and Jefferson Davis's assistant secretary of war. In 1867 he became the founder and first editor of the Southern Review, and was long an advocate for southern causes. The present book is a response to Jonathan Edwards' Careful and Strict Enquiry into the Modern Prevailing Notions of that Freedom of Will, Boston, 1754. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Il Teatro Mauroner la sera del 15 settembre / Das Theater Mauroner am Abend des 15 September.

      Trieste, Lloyd, 1845. Litografia colorata a mano coevemente, mm 285 x 385 con margini. La stampa è tratta da "Ferdinando e Maria Anna Carolina nel Litorale in settembre 1844", album realizzato per celebrare i momenti del viaggio nel Litorale dei reali d'Austria - Ungheria, avvenuto nel 1844. La scena venne ritratta dal vero da Giuseppe Rieger, disegnata da Marco Moro e tradotta in litografia da Linassi. Rif. bibl. Nebehay - Wagner 937.

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        An original design for porcelain

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

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        Eigenh. musikalisches Albumblatt mit U.

      Paris, 6. Mai 1845.. 1 S. Qu.-4to.. Sehr hübsches Blatt mit neun Takten aus dem zweiten Akt seiner bekanntesten Oper &quote;La Vestale&quote; (1807); Stimme für Klavier und Singstimme der Julia mit unterlegtem Text &quote;O des infortunes deesse tutelaire[!] Latone, ecoute ma priere&quote;.

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        MEMOIRS OF FATHER RIPA, DURING THIRTEEN YEARS' RESIDENCY AT THE COURT OF PEKING IN THE SERVICE OF THE EMPEROR OF CHINA: Wit An Account of the Foundation of the College for the Education of Young Chinese at Naples.

      A MOST EARLY ACCOUNT OF A ROMAN JESUIT IN CHINA New York 1845, - Wiley. Red blind-stamped cloth, 174p., uncut,internally a brilliantly bright copy, binding solid minorwear to spine head/tail, else clean, Italian translated andselected by Fortunato Prandi. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION RARE Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2014Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Antiquitates Americanae. Edidit Societas Regia antiquariorum septentrionalium [engraved title]. Antiquites Americaines d'apres les monuments historiques des Islandais et des anciens Scandinaves

      Copenhague: "Secretariat de la Societe, imprimerie de J.H. Schultz". 1845. "First edition, second (and best) issue, containing all the sheets of the first issue of 1837, but with an additional 24-p. introduction and a French (as opposed to a Danish) title page; folio, engraved title page, pp. 24, xl, 479, [1], [6] genealogical tables; 8 facsimiles, 10 engraved plates and maps, including the coast of southeast New England, a folding map of the North Atlantic, and two double-page maps, including 1 of Iceland; a bit of spotting to the plates but generally a very good copy in new quarter brown calf over red linen sides, red morocco label on spine. Howes R-13 (giving erroneous pagination): ""The pioneer investigation into the Norse discoveries, with original sagas included."" Sabin 67471 referring to this as a ""remainder issue"" with an added introduction. ""The fullest and most important work that has yet been published relating to the discovery of America by the Northmen. It comprises a collection of original accounts in Icelandic, with Danish and Latin translations, and learned notes by the editor"" (Sabin). ""'It is one of the most important contributions ever made to the study of the history and geography of our continent"" (North American Review). Some of the text, including a summary, are given in English.& & Accompanied by: Supplement to the Antiquitates Americanæ edited under the Auspices of the Royal Society of Northern Antiquaries, Copenhagen, 1841, 8vo, pp. 27, 2 engraved maps and 7 engraved plates; removed from binding. This supplement contains summaries of the Danish introduction in English. Howes R-14. "

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        Arcana Entomologica, or Illustrations of new, rare, and interesting Insects.

      London, W. Smith, 1845. 2 volumes. Royal-8vo (240 x 155mm). pp. iv, 192, (4), 192, with 96 beautifully hand-coloured lithographed plates heightened with gum arabic. Original blind- and gilt-stamped cloth. The excellent plates are by the author. "Born in Sheffield, Westwood was the son of a die sinker... He qualified as a solicitor, but never practiced, devoting himself to entomology and archaeology instead. He published many papers and books, and had a considerable reputation as an entomological artist" (Harvey, Gilbert & Martin. A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Entomological Library of the Natural History Museum, London), /This work was issued in both plain and handcoloured state. Plate 68 is numbered twice in all copies. An excellent work, "famous to-day on account of its 96 magnificent full-page colour plates" (Curle, Journ. Soc. Bibl. Nat. Hist. II, 5)./ /Provenance: Bookplate of L.W. Schaufuss and signature of Kikumaro Okano on inside frontcover.//Hagen II, 273; Horn & Schenkling IV, 23764; Nissen ZBI, 4376.

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        Child's Drawing Book Of Objects: Studies from Still Life For young pupils and drawing classes in schools.

      Philadelphia: John w. Moore, 1845. - Oblong 4to., (7 4/8 x 10 3/8 inches). Letterpress title-page (lightly soiled). 24 lithographic plates of small objects interleaved with artist's tracing paper (only the first of which has been used to trace some of the objects in pencil, a few pale stains). Original black cloth gilt (expertly rebacked to style). Provenance: small ink library stamp of B.L. Starling on the front paste-down. First edition. A charming copy book with plates full of everyday 19th-century objects, from the simplest of pots and pans, to more complicated scenes and instruments. Most of the objects are easily recognizable however there are many that 21st-century eyes children would find curious. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire naturelle des Lépidoptères d'Europe.

      Ouvrage orné de près de 400 figures peintes d'après nature par A. Noel et gravées sur acier par Pauquet. Paris, L. de Bure, 1845. Royal-8vo (230 x 145mm). pp. (4), viii, 216, with 1 handcoloured engraved title and 82 (80 handcoloured) engraved plates. Contemporary green half calf, marbled sides (head of spine slightly chipped). First printing of the second edition of this beautifully illustrated iconography of European butterflies and moths. The two plain plates belong to the chapter "Chasse aux Papillons" and depict instruments for collecting and preparing of Lepidoptera. Some occasional light foxing. Half title with paper repair at the inner margin and title-page with brown spot.//Horn & Schenkling 13976; Nissen ZBI, 2580.

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        Il Concilio di Trento.

      Litografia Monauni, Trento. [XIX secolo]. - Incisione raffigurante una seduta del sacro Concilio di Trento. Nella parte superiore leggiamo: "MEMORIA della prima Festa secolare celebratasi in Trento ai 13 dicembre 1845 per l’apertura del sacro ecumenico Concilio avvenuta in detta città nel suindicato giorno e mese dell’anno 1545". Nella parte inferiore: "Il sacro ecumenico Concilio fu incominciato nell’anno 1545 sotto il Sommo Pontefice Paolo III e l’imperatore Carlo V, proseguito sotto il Pontefice Giulio III e conchiuso nell’anno 1564 sotto Pio IV e l’imperatore Ferdinando I. In tale spazio di tempo intervennero 13 Cardinali legati; 4 Cardinali non legati; 20 Ambasciatori de’ Principi; 3 Patriarchi; 33 Arcivescovi; 233 Vescovi; 15 Abati; 12 Generali di ordini religiosi; 145 Dottori di Teologia e di Legge ec. ec.". Disponibile una copia in cornice per euro 570. Formato: Litografia di dimensioni 33,5x43,5 cm. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo. Lievissimi segni di foxing.

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        Antelope Shooting

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

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        Sporting Architecture,

      Henry G. Bohn ca. 1845, London - 4to. 97pp. 44 illustrations on full page plates as well as vignettes in text, plus engraved title page and frontispiece. Nicely bound in quarter green morocco, gilt spine title, pebble-grain green cloth. Plates have varying degrees of light spotting and soiling else this is a very good copy in a fine binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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