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      J. and H.G. Langley, New York 1845 - Two volumes uniformly bound, black cloth-covered boards. Collated complete with six full-page plates, four text illustrations, the full-page map of Northern Mexico in Volume 2, AND the large folding map of the Indian Territory in Volume 1. According to most sources, the second edition was published without the large folding map. This map is a cloth-backed facsimile copy bound-in at the time of the rebinding of the volumes. See photos please. Previous owner's book-plate on both front pastedowns. Small paper defect beginning on front preliminary page and extending to p.x. Title-pages are toned, some foxing through text material, usually peripheral and not heavy. Paper in Volume 2 is a bit more browned that Volume 1. A very important landmark in Western Americana. It remains the source for all other books written about the Santa Fe Trail and trade along the route. Rittenhouse says'If you can read only two books about the Trail, read Gregg and Lewis Garrard". A very good copy of the second edition, published a year after the first edition, and with the added facsimile copy of the large map, not found in the second edition. 320-327pp. Cited in many references including; Graff 1662, Howes G-401, Rader 1684, Sabin 28712, Rittenhouse 255. Size: Octavo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Glenn Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition. During the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842..

      Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1845. Occasional light staining or offsetting; very sight chafing to corners and joints but an extremely good set with its original binding bright.. Six volumes (the last an atlas), imperial octavo, with a portrait, 64 plates and nine maps in the text volumes, five folded maps in the atlas, numerous vignettes; original dark brown cloth, gilt vignettes on spines, gilt eagles on covers. The splendid first public edition of the narrative of the first American naval exploring expedition, the massive official American expedition, one of the three great Antarctic voyages of the 1840s. The explorations of Wilkes along with the English under Ross and the French under Dumont d'Urville form the basis for today's territorial claims, and together established the knowledge of the frozen continent on which all subsequent expeditions built.Among the great achievements of the Wilkes expedition was the detailed study of the flora and fauna of the many countries visited, the scientists making frequent and long excursions into the interiors. The expedition explored the South Pacific Islands, Australia and New Zealand, the Hawaiian Islands, the Northwest Coast, California, Singapore, the Cape of Good Hope and St. Helena, whilst the greatest achievement was the expedition into the Antarctic in the winter of 1839-40. Wilkes was the first to announce the existence of an Antarctic continent.Only 1000 copies of this were printed, the first edition of the narrative of the first American naval exploring expedition to be generally available to the public; it was preceded by the very rare quarto official and unofficial editions, which were printed in 100 and 150 copies respectively (many of which were subsequently destroyed) and are today almost unknown on the market. Later editions, including the second 1845 octavo edition, are smaller in size, are generally of inferior quality and do not include the fine steel-engravings found here. this is thus the much preferred edition for the collector of Antarctic material. Provenance: Private collection (Australia)

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        The Family Physician. Being a Domestic Medical Work, Written in Plain Style,,, and Divided into Four Parts. 1st, Hygiene, 2nd History and Cure of General Disease, 3rd, History and Cure of Diseases Incident to Children & Females, 4th, History of Medicines, etc

      Z. D. Cottrell, Spartanburg C. H, 1845. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. Professionally rebound in leather. Interior quite stained, from mildew (completely neutralized) and paper browning but the paper is not brittle. Folger was a physician to the Cherokees and accompanied the band removed to the Oklahoma territory (he went by train) and his record of treatment during that trek is preserved in Federal archives. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 320 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 pounds or less. Category: Medicine & Health; 19th century; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14910. .

      [Bookseller: Noah's Ark Book Attic]
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        THE MANSIONS OF ENGLAND. One hundred and forty-six coloured engravings of country seats of the royal family, nobility, and gentry. After original designs by W. Westall, R.A., T.H. Shepherd, J. Gendall, and others.

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

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        Gilmanton New Hampshire NH Lake Winnipesaukee Belmont 1845 old Bufford city plan

      1845 - A Plan of Gilmanton, Taken from the surveys of Sanborn, Pace and Others Drawn by a scale of 200 Rods to an Inch By Joseph Gilman 1772 Copy by W. Walker, 1808 and Rev. D. Lancaster, 1845. (Gilmanton, NH / Lake Winnipesaukee/ Meredith) Issued Boston, c. 1845 by Bufford & Co. Litho. Fine and very uncommon/ likely rare mid-19th-century lithographed urban map. Captures the central NH lakeside town with a level of detail and accuracy previously unseen. Many tiny house & church picto-symbols, very clear layout of endless lots, existing roads as well as a contemplated road to Concord, new bridge, topographical features, naming of buildings, etc. Lake Winnepisiogee for Winnipesaukee. With several early manuscript annotations on the map, including a note that "Factory Village" was now (1926) called "New Belmont". An early work from this famous and prolific lithographic printing workshop which around this very date had Winslow Homer as an apprentice. Printed on thin bond paper, issued folding, original leaf affixed to rear of right middle panel with early manuscript dedication to Francis Cogswell Carleton. This paper is now well age-toned with small light scattered spotting and small splits at fold line intersections, and the map must be handled with care. Old inexpert tear repair at right middle edge panel which is relatively easy to forgive visually given the overall slightly wrinkled state of preservation. Several early hand annotations by a local resident with family members living in areas covered by the plan. Rare in any condition. Original fold lines as issued. Sheet measures c. 25" x 19."Printed area measures c. 24 1/2" x 17". [R12800]. Cobb, Maps of New Hampshire, 159 (giving date as 1845). Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 1, p. 208. Pierce, Boston Lithography 1825-1880, pp. 130-2, et. al. (noting the firms various imprints & how he worked with N. Currier of later Ives printing fame). Reps, Making of Urban America, pp. 130-8. No example appears within Map Price Record.

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        Graz. Topographisches Taschenbuch für Fremde und Heimische. Nach den neuesten und besten Quellen zusammengestellt von J. E. Oblack. 2 Bände.

      Graz, Joseph Franz Kaiser, 1844-1845. - Erstausgabe dieses sehr seltenen Graz-Reiseführers (lt. KVK kein Exemplar ausserhalb von Österreich). - Das erste Heft am Titel mit dem Vermerk „Mit Ansichten, lithographiert von Eduard und Alexander Kaiser", welche jedoch nicht erschienen sein dürften bzw. nur einem kleinen Teil der Auflage tatsächlich beigegeben waren. Schlossar nennt jedenfalls keine Ansichten und das Werk ist auch nicht bei Nebehay/W. verzeichnet. Ebenfalls finden sich keine Ansichten in dem von Google digitalisierten Exemplar. - Das zweite Heft mit dem Untertitel „Vorstädte und Umgebung". - Die beidseitig illustrierten lithogr. Orig.-Umschläge („Lith. bei J. F. Kaiser") berieben, mit kl. Randläsuren bzw. -einrissen u. stärker fleckig. Vorderdeckel des ersten Heftes m. Knickspuren. Titelbll. gestempelt. Etw. gebräunt u. (stock-) fleckig. - Schlossar 257; nicht bei Nebehay/W. ge Gewicht in Gramm: 500 Kl.-8°. 40; 106 S., 3 Bll., Lithogr. illustr. OKart.-Bde. (Vorderdeckeln jeweils mit einer kl. Ansicht von Graz). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes]
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        Domkirche von Osten ('Cathédrale de Bamberg. - Coté du Levant - Domkirche von Bamberg. - Morgenseite).

      - kolorierte Lithographie v. Mathieu & Bayot gedr. b. Lemercier in Paris, 1845, 45,5 x 30

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        A Complete Series of Twenty Etchings on India Paper, designed to illustrate the serial publication of Douglas Jerrold?s novel The History of St. Giles and St. James, as published in Jerrold?s Shilling Magazine.

      1845-47 1845 - 20 India proofs, 12.5 x 18 cm, each mounted in thick grey board, 20.5 x 25 cm, loosely housed in scarlet cloth folder & matching morocco slip-case, titled on spine ?Etchings to ?Douglas Jerrold?s Shilling Magazine? 1845-47? Armorial bookplate of Herman Le Roy Edgar. These high-quality etchings represent all 20 illustrations printed in the first four volumes of Jerrold?s Shilling Magazine, 1845-1847. Subsequent volumes were for some reason unillustrated. With a 41-line ALS from Leech to ?My Dear Leigh?, very probably Leech?s great friend the comic writer Percival Leigh. Dated Aug. 27, 1861, and addressed from Lowestoft, Suffolk, Leech begs his friend ?give [him]self a day or two?s holiday and us great pleasure by running down here? He tells Leigh ?it is a place you would like immensely - everything that you could desire in the way of sailing, bathing and walking about, to say nothing about a very good tap of ale .? He goes on to tempt Leigh with the prospect of a swim, informing him ?it is not necessary (except for the ladies) to go through the ceremony of engaging a bathing machine - you just [deleted] of your things and walk into the sea as you feel inclined? A nice warm letter between two lifelong friends who studied together and collaborated on several works. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Snow Storm, a Christmas Story.

      London: Fisher, Son, & Co.,Angel Street,St. Martin's-Le-Grand, London: Rue St. Honoré, Paris, [1845].. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. George Cruikshank. Small 8vo. First edition, [initial blank; frontispiece with interlining leaf; title page, dedication page; iii, iv; 254 pages, original red cloth wrapper, original spine, original red cloth back, final blank]. This copy lacks the page of advertisements described by Cohn. Four full-page etchings by Geo. Cruikshank. Cohn 356. Full gilt orange straight-grain calf binding signed by [George] "Bayntun Binder Bath Eng.", with gilt page edges all around. Monogram bookplate, (CEM?) in gilt-decorated morocco. In 1939 the Bayntun and Rivière binderies were incorporated into a new set of premises on Manvers Street (Bath). A very fine example of a master bookbinder's art. �

      [Bookseller: G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, IL]
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        EL CATÓLICO: periodico religioso, politico-cristiano, cientifico y literario

      1845/1847., México 1845 - Colección completa de este periodico Mexicano religioso-politico-cientifico – ilustrado con litografias. INTERESANTE PERIODICO MEXICO, COMPLETO del cual solo localizamos otro ejemplar en la British Library. Aunque por su titulo parece ser meramente religioso su contenido incluye politica y ciencia, por lo que el interes es mayor. "Incuestionable es la importancia de la prensa periódica y su contenido como un reflejo del desenvolvimiento de una sociedad. El estudio y análisis del periódico es una fuente de conocimiento que nos permite, observar el proceder de una sociedad. Los elementos de análisis que se tienen que considerar son varios, puesto que el siglo XIX mexicano encierra tropiezos, revueltas, ambiciones, reformas, intervenciones, siempre con la mira a la construcción de los Estado Unidos Mexicanos, y cada etapa, cada momento está registrado en la prensa. Igualmente, en los proyectos debatidos para la cimentación de México como Estado-nación, se observa la postura del poderío de la Iglesia. Tres siglos de colaboración directa en la política no fue una costumbre que fácilmente se olvidara, que se dejara de practicar. No fue extraño que el poder religioso reconociera el papel del periódico y al periodista como orientador de la opinión pública. Religiosos y seglares ilustrados buscaron cultivar, fomentar y propagar sus dogmas e intereses en la prensa religiosa" ( Dra Adriana Pineda Soto, Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolas de Hidalgo). A complete collection of this religious-political-scientific Mexican periodical- illustrated with lithographs - 3 vols; 26 issue (COMPLETE); contemporary half calf; 11 full page plates. AN INTERESTING MEXICAN PERIODICAL, A COMPLETE RUN of which we only locate one other in the British Library. Athough its title seems to be purely religious, its contents include politics and science, amplifying interest in it. "Unquestionably it is of importance among periodical literature, and its contents reflects the development of a society. The study and analysis of the periodical is a source of knowledge that permits us to observe the direction of a society. The elements of analysis that must be considered are various, given that the 19th century in Mexico contains obstacles, revolts, ambitions, reforms, interventions, always with a view toward the construction of the United Mexican States, and each stage, each moment is registered in the press. Equally, in the projects debated for the foundations of Mexico as a nation state, the posture and power of the Church is observed. Three centuries of direct collaboration in politics was not a custom easily forgotten, that would eliminated from practice. It was not strange that the religious powers would recognize the role of the periodical and the journalist as a director of public opinion. Enlightened religious and secular persons sought to cultivate, foment, and propagate their doctrines and interests in the religious press." (Dra. Adriana Pineda Soto, Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo). 3vols. volumen(es)/volume(s) S.P. páginas

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        Original Signed Drawings by Robert Cruikshank [for] Chronicles of the Bastille

      London 1845 - 4to. 27 by 20 cm. The Chronicles of the Bastille, Louis Alexis Chamerovzow, first appeared in 1845 and featured Cruikshank's drawings. The twelve signed watercolors here are dated 1844 or1845. Also, embedded into the back of the front cover is the steel plate used to make the steel engraved title page of the novel. As a title page an engraved copy of this plate is used. On the backs, and sometimes in the margins, are light pencil notes that serve as captions for the watercolors and provide information as to placement in the book. It is unknown whether these notes were preliminary to the publication or were done by a later hand. Bound elegantly by H. Zucker of Philadelphia, with gilt filets and turn-ins. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An original design for a porcelain vase

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

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        SCHWEINFURT. Weite Gesamtansicht mit dem Main links.

      - Altgouachierte Aquatinta von Tanner nach A.F. Kornacher, 1845, 10,5 x 17 cm. Aus F. Menk-Dittmarsch, "Der Main von seinem Ursprung bis zur Mündung". In herrlichem Altkolorit!

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        The Nubian Slave

      Bela Marsh, Boston 1845 - 7 plates (including engraved title-page), [7]p. text (Explanation of Plates and the poems on 6 double-columned leaves. Recent quarterbinding (marbled boards backed in leather). Oblong folio (50 x 36cm.). Text double-columned. Vertical crease on all leaves (but not the recent cover) where this large item was presumably folded to fit on a shelf or in a drawer. Some foxing and marginal staining. Text and plates printed on one side. The plates are titled Freedom, For Sale, Sold, The Brand and the Scourge, The Escape, and Man Hunting. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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. Superb Association Copy Inscribed by James Buchanan to Confederate General John B. Gordon

      Blair and Rives, Washington 1845 - Octavo (5-3/4" x 9-1/4") bound in publisher's brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt lettering on the spine, 583 pages. Illustrated with 21 (of 22) plates and 4 (of 5) maps--lacking the large folding map, as often the case, tucked into the pocket of the rear cover and with two maps defective. INSCRIBED and SIGNED on the front endpaper by the fifteenth President of the United States: "For John B. Gordon Esquire/with the kind regards of/James Buchanan." A very interesting copy in that Buchanan was elected in 1856 as a compromise between the two sides of the slavery question in a three-way battle with Millard Fillmore and the author of this book, John C. Fremont, the first Republican candidate for president. With the country on the verge of civil war, he was succeeded in office by Abraham Lincoln shortly before the firing on Fort Sumter. John Brown Gordon, one of Robert E. Lee's best generals, fought in the Battles of Gettysburg and of Antietam, where he refused to leave the front until he suffered his fifth wound of the battle. Gordon was a firm opponent of Reconstruction and the titular head, or Grand Dragon, of the Ku Klux Klan in Georgia. He was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1873, and in 1879 became the first ex-Confederate to preside over the Senate. Light to moderate foxing with some mild staining to the plates. Spine tips worn but covers decent. But for the noted illustration defects, a nice copy with a dark, bold inscription [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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      PRATI 1845 - R260223250: 722+564+530+(552+XXXII)+464 pages +paginé de 465 à 944+ paginé de 945 à 1654+832 pages +(1080+LXII)+(paginé de 1084 à 2026+XXXV)+(paginé de 2030 à 3150 + LII - annotations au crayon de papier tampons et étiquette (dos) de bibliothèque - texte en 2 colonnes - EX-LIBRIS TAMPON R.D. AUG. TRILHE - RELIURE VELIN - filets fleurons dorés sur le dos - pièces de titre marrons avec auteur et titre dorés sur le dos - pièces de titres noires avec filets ornementés et tomaison dorés sur le dos - plats jaspés - Quelques planches en noir et blanc sous serpente - tranches tâchetées bleues - Quelques piqures de vers - 7 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES Collection BENEDICTI XIV PONT. OPT. MAX. OPERA OMNIA IN TOMOS XVII. DISTRIBUTA - TEXTE EN LATIN - OLIM PROPSERI CARDINALIS DE LAMBERTINIS - In quo continentur constitutiones, epistolae etc. In-4 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos satisfaisant. Rousseurs Classification Dewey : 230-Christianisme. Théologie chrétienne [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        So much of the diary of Lady Willoughby as relates to her domestic history, & to the eventful period of the reign of Charles the First

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans (pr. by C. Whittingham), 1845. 12mo (17.3 cm, 6.8"). [4], 220 pp. [with the same author's] Some further portions of the diary of Lady Willoughby which do relate to her domestic history and to the events of the latter years of the reign of King Charles the First, the Protectorate and the Restoration. London: Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1848. 12mo. [6], 215, [1] pp.    As per the "Address to the Reader" of So Much of the Diary, etc. "the style of Printing and general appearance of this Volume have been adopted by the Publishers merely to be in accordance with the design of the Author, who in this Work personates a lady of the seventeenth Century" — with "personat[ing]" being the key word, as this is => the diary of a real 17th-century woman as imagined, both deeply and extensively, by a Victorian woman who had immersed herself in the history and memoirs of the "diarist's" period. Published anonymously, it was on its first appearance often sincerely attributed to Elizabeth Cecil Willoughby, Baroness Willoughby (1606–61), perhaps helped on by the fact that Longman had gone so far as to commission a new font from => the Chiswick Press, a recasting of Caslon Old Face, with "antique" headpieces and decorative woodcut initials, pages framed in double-ruled borders, and up-front woodcut coats of arms further employed to enhance the "journal's" verisimilitude. According to the DNB (online), the publication "fostered a minor vogue for first-person historical narratives in contemporary typefaces, notably Anne Manning's 1850 account of Mary Powell (Milton's first wife), and Thackeray's Henry Esmond (1852)."    Lady Willoughby's husband, Francis Willoughby, was a political intriguer who originally opposed the King, but later fell out with the Parliamentarians and joined the Royalists, fleeing to the Caribbean where he eventually became Governor of Barbados and established the short-lived colony of Willoughbyland (in what is now Suriname) before being restored to his estates in England. The diary entries attributed to his wife, which end shortly before Willoughby's departure for the islands, describe the major political and military events of the day against a background of her concern for her children, her love of her mother and husband, and her piety and devotion. Rathbone paid enough attention to detail to have "Lady Willoughby" offer a recipe against giddiness "given to mee by Mr. Gerard's Aunte" — the recipe being quoted in full directly from John Gerard's Herball of 1597 — but altered the course of historical events very slightly by extending the life of her daughter Diana about six years past her actual death and increasing the number of her deceased children!    So Much of the Diary, here in its 1845 second edition, was originally printed in 1844, while Some Further Portions is here in its first printing.    Binding: Contemporary => matched bindings done by Zaehnsdorf, signed on each front turn-in: brown morocco, framed and panelled in gilt and black fillets with gilt-stamped fleur-de-lis corner fleurons, turn-ins similarly designed, and board edges with gilt roll; spines with gilt-stamped titles and volume labels, blind-stamped compartment decorations, and gilt-stamped fleurs-de-lis in compartments. Top edges gilt. Back pastedown of each volume with gilt-stamped example of Zaehnsdorf's oval medieval bookbinding apprentice device, from a design by Jost Amman.    Provenance: Front fly-leaf of second volume with a woman's tantalizingly not-quite-decipherable ownership inscription: "E[something] Anne Fan[something!]s [/] Farnley 1848." Most recently in the library of American collector Albert A. Howard, small booklabel ("AHA") at rear.         NSTC 2R2740 & 2R2743; Ing, Charles Whittingham: Printer, 1795-1876, 32. Bindings as above, variously rubbed to extremities; offsetting to endpapers from turn-ins. Vol. II with ownership inscription as above. Pages lightly age-toned with occasional minor smudges or spots; front fly-leaf of vol. II (only) more notably spotted. => A handsome set of an intriguing Victorian — and feminine — perspective on the domestic side of this dramatic period in the 17th century.

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        La Vicomtesse de Cambes.

      - Paris, L. de Potter, 1845. In-8, demi-maroquin olive de l'époque, dos lisses ornés d'un décor rocaille doré en long, titre et tomaison dorés au centre, 334 p. et 324 p. faux-titres et titres compris. Edition originale du troisième volet de la tétralogie romanesque que Dumas consacra aux femmes sous la Fronde. Parus séparément dans leurs premières éditions, ils seront réunis à partir de 1848 sous le titre général de "La guerre des femmes". "Peu après avoir terminé ‘le Vicomte de Bragelonne’ (1847), Dumas se rend compte qu'il n'arrive pas à vivre sans ses Mousquetaires et entreprend la rédaction de cette ‘Guerre des Femmes’ où l'ardeur à vivre et à se battre change de sexe sans changer de nature. En 1650, sous la Fronde, ces femmes ne le cèdent en rien aux porteurs de rapière pour ce qui est du panache, de la ferveur batailleuse et de l'amoureuse passion. " (Phébus, 2003). Très rare, seulement 4 ex. recensés dans le monde (WorldCat) dont un unique dans les bibliothèques françaises: celui de la BnF. (Munro, 110. Parran, 53. Reed, 186. Vicaire, III, 372-373). Quelques rousseurs et brunissures plus soutenues à certains feuillets. Dos légèrement frottés. Bon exemplaire, dans une reliure romantique de l'époque à décor rocaille. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      London, Dean & Co., Theadneedle Street, circa 1845. Dated from imprint circa 1845, 240 x 165 mm, 9¼ x 6½ inches, cream paper wraps, illustrated and decorated black, publisher's adverts to lower cover. 7 pages only of 8 including insides of covers, LACKING IS PAGE 5, pages 2 to 7 printed one side only, pages 1 and 8 pasted as issued to insides of covers. Page 5 supplied in coloured facsimile printed on mid 19th century paper. 7 of 8 very good large bold striking illustrations, each with original partial hand colouring. The first shows the outside of the London Toy Warehouse, children looking in the window and the owner calling them in; the rest show the the inside of the shop,with a huge array of wonderful toys, books by Dean & Co, and the children having great fun. Above and below each illustration is a 4 line verse on the toys. The book which is well used has been restored long ago by a careful parent, the spine neatly rebacked with blue cloth, upper cover has tiny chips to part of fore - edge and part of upper edge, no loss of print, small tear to lower inner margins neatly repaired, margins lightly soiled, small neat repair to background of image 6 on verso, a few large tears to final page now with neat modern repairs, a little untidy looking on lower cover where the repairs are more obvious, loss of only 2 words in the adverts. A defective copy of a delightful ephemeral scarce children's book (1 page in facsimile as noted). See Osborne Volume II, page 641, (second leaf missing, 3 leaves mutilated). Two copies only located in UK both in the Opie collection, 1 of which appears to lack upper cover. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Lorenzkirche von der Seite gesehen ('Seitenansicht der Laurentius-Kirche in Nürnberg').

      - kolorierte Lithographie v. Bachelier & Bayot n. Chapuy, 1845, 41 x 27,5

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        Variationi d'Amore.

      1845 - Two suites of erotic watercolours by the same hand(?), the first consisting of 9 watercolours (numbered I to IX) captioned in French and German, the second being 6 unnumbered watercolours captioned in German, both suites within gilt borders, image size 16 x 11.5cm., all pictures with overlays which lift to reveal erotic details, each image in a passe partout, well preserved in modern red morocco-backed clamshell box, morocco lettering piece to upper cover. The fragility of the overslips makes the present collection a rare surviving example of this style of erotica. Seemingly innocent conversation-piece watercolours change into something entirely different when the overslip is lifted to reveal. all! The captions which accompany the watercolours make for great humour. A delightful item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        \"Ernst II. Regierender Herzog zu Sachsen-Coburg Gotha 1844\". - \"Alexandrine Regierende Herzogin von Sachsen-Corburg Gotha. Geborene Prinzessin von Baden 1845.\" Brustbild nach halbrechts bzw. halblinks des Herzogs und seiner Gemahlin.

       2 Lithographien auf China von C. Bauginet nach H. Thorburn bzw. F. Winterhalter, um 1845, 37 x 27 cm.Versand D: 6,00 EUR Porträts, Coburg; Gotha; Musik; Sachsen

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        Die Friedenskirche, Potsdam, 1856. Original-Photographie. Vintage. Salzpapier-Abzug. Verlagsseitig montiert. Köln, verlegt durch F.C. Eisen, 1856. Bildgröße 25 x 38 cm. Blattgröße 44,5 x 63 cm.

      Auf dem Träger Blindstempel des Verlegers (der Träger etwas gebräunt und angestaubt sowie einem kleinen Einriß im linken weißen Rand, am oberen linken Rand des Trägers eine Knickspur, der rechte Rand des Trägers etwas fleckig, der Abzug in den Rändern geringfügig blass, sonst sehr gut erhalten). Rarissimum der frühen Potsdam-Photographie, vermutlich die erste großformatige fotografische Ansicht der berühmten Kirche. Die Grundsteinlegung erfolgte am 14. April 1845, die Weihe erfolgte am 24. September 1848, während sich der Bau der Nebenanlagen bis 1854 hinzog. Die frühesten überlieferten Potsdam-Fotos stammen von sog. 'Reisephotographen', also solchen, die nicht ortsansässig waren. In Potsdam waren dies Michiels (1823-1887), der 1856 dort photographierte, und die Brüder Schneider, die erst 1859 Berlin und Potsdam bereisten. Michiels ist vor allem für seine Aufnahmen vom Kölner Dom bekannt, von seinen - hervorragenden - Potsdam-Photographien tauchten bisher nur ganz wenige auf. Vier Motive wurden 2006 im Rahmen der Ausstellung 'Auslöser Potsdam' gezeigt, weitere kennt man nur aus dem Inserat, das der Verleger Eisen 1858 in der Leipziger 'Illustrirten Zeitung' schaltete. Abgesehen von der Seltenheit ist das große Format und der ausgezeichnete Erhaltungszustand des hier angebotenen Abzugs bemerkenswert. Der seinerzeitige Preis betrug übrigens 2 Taler (Thaler) pro Blatt, das entspricht etwa dem Wochengehalt eines Webers um 1850 oder dem halben Monatslohn einer Stickerin oder Weißnäherin in Berlin. - Vgl. Auslöser Potsdam, 29 - Heidtmann, Wie das Photo..., S. 55.

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        Histoire et costumes des ordres religieux, civils et militaires

      Stated the second edition (but we have been unable to locate a previous edition, though it's possible it was published in one volume in the same year), considerably enlarged. The illustrations include an appliqué frontispiece portrait on China paper and 116 color plates of costumes (hand-painted and laid down).Half red shagreen, spine decorated with compartments, fillets to covers, spines uniformly sunned. Corners bumped. Rubbing. Faint spotting to silk-paper guards of first volume and occasionally to margins near silk paper guards, but overall a very fresh copy.A handsome work covering more than 80 religious and lay orders. Special pagination for the military-religious orders. Fine and very varied illustrations. A la librairie artistique Bruxelles 1845 2 tomes en 2 Vol. Grd. in 8 (17,5x26cm) (2) IV 299pp. (4) et 220 68p. (2) relié

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        An original design for a porcelain plate

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

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        Preußisches und Teutsches. Den preußischen und teutschen Landtagsdeputirten gewidmet. 2 Bl., 104 S. Kl.-8°. Marmor. Pappbd mit Rückenschild.

      Belle-Vue bei Konstanz, Verlags-Buchhandlung, 1845. - Erste Ausgabe. Hatte Heinzen in der 'Preußischen Büreaukratie' gespottet, Preußen stütze sich auf zwei Heere: das stehende der Soldaten und das sitzende der Beamten, wird hier hauptsächlich der preußische König direkt angegriffen. Dieses Büchlein und der besonders angriffslustige Sammelband 'Opposition' bereiteten Heinzen nun auch in der Schweiz politische Probleme und führten 1847 zu seiner Ausweisung und Überfahrt nach Amerika. – Friedlaender 37. Stammhammer II 146, 11. Huber 9. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Braecklein]
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        ALS - Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift.

      Berlin 26. XII.1845. 2 1/2 Seiten 4. Johann Friedrich Dieffenbach (1792-1847), Chirurg, Wegbereiter der Transplantationschirurgie und der plastischen Chirurgie, führte die Äthernarkose in Deutschland ein. - An den Verleger Friedrich Brockhaus in Leipzig, dem er das Werk "Physiologie pathologique" des aus Breslau stammenden und in Paris ansässigen Mediziners Hermann Lebert (1813-1878) empfiehlt."... Ein ausgezeichneter Gelehrter H. Dr. Lebert ... kam vor 2 Monaten nach Berlin um hier höchstens 14 Tage zu verweilen. Angezogen und hingerissen von dem was er in meiner Klinik erlebte, entschloß er sich bis zum Frühjahr hier zu bleiben und ein chirurg.-physiologisches Werk nach dem was er bei mir erlebt zu schreiben. Er hat in diesen kaum 2 Monaten Unglaubliches geschrieben, und mir vorgelesen. Ich glaube das Werk wird trefflich ... Unzähligemal angeführt und dadurch gewitzigt würde ich mich auf keinen Fall auf ein Zureden einlassen, aber der Lebert kann nur Ausgezeichnetes leisten, er ist ein Mirakel in schnellem und schönen Arbeiten ...Es ist mir recht peinlich daß ich Ew. Wohlgeboren noch kein M[anu]sc[ri]pt sende ..., aber seit einer Reise von Paris bin ich Abends und Nachts von so heftigen rheumatischen Schmerzen gefoltert und kann sie nicht los werden, daß ich wenig habe arbeiten können ..."Ferner über die erfreuliche Aufnahme seiner in diesem Jahr erschienenen "Operativen Chirurgie" in der Fachwelt - "Ich bin bei dem Neide und der Bösartigkeit der Welt wirklich verwundert wie die schärfsten Kritiker von denen ich nur Gift und Galle erwartete, mein Buch so viel Ehre angethan haben ..."Darunter ein mehrzeiliger eigenhändiger Antwortvermerk von Friedrich Brockhaus vom 7.I.1846 (rote Tinte).In einem Umschlag der Sammlung Brockhaus.

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        Orationum selectarum quarum in scolis est frequentior usus, et ad praecepta tradenda facilior stylus, liber unicus. Omnium indicem proxima pagina dabit

      Ex Typographia De Christophoro - Neapoli, NAPOLI 1845 - LATINO Tascabile della prima metà dell'800 in buono stato, coperta in pergamena, alcuni segni del tempo, tagli puntinati in blu, pagine in buono stato, alcune con becca, qualche pagine poco brunita, scritta su controguardia, legatura poco allentata. Presenza di indice.Volume unico.

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        The overland guide-book; a complete vade-mecum for the overland traveller.

      London: Wm. H. Allen and Co 1845 - 8vo., two folding maps printed on silk, 6 engraved folding plates showing 8 ship plans, 3 whole-page and 8 smaller woodcuts, viii + (2) + 134 + (2)pp., followed at the end of the volume with 40pp. of advertisements (including priced lists of travellers' clothes and other supplies), original blind-stamped cloth, rebacked, gilt title on spine, but the binding generally rather worn, endpapers renewed. A good sound copy with occasional readers' annotations. First edition. An interesting attempt 'to combine, in a compact and convenient form, all the information necessary to the prosecution of the journey overland to India and vice versa' [Introduction]. The term 'overland' in fact was commonly used to refer to access to India by means of steam-vessels via the Mediterranean and the Red Sea as opposed to the long sea voyage via the Cape. The several ships used by the Peninsular and Oriental Company (P. & O.) are here illustrated in detailed plan form to enable prospective passengers travelling to Alexandria and beyond to make informed choices when making travel plans. The author provides a great deal of specific information about rules on board, ticket prices, facilities provided, clothes, import charges &c. &c. Passengers returning to England were allowed to bring home bullion, diamonds, live creatures, pictures, and plants and trees duty free. Barber himself was an enthusiastic promoter of steam communication with India. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Drury Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        Nye Eventyr. 2. Samling: Grantræet. - Snedronningen.

      1845 1845 - Orig. udgave. Kbhvn.: C.A. Reitzels Forlag 1845. [4] + 68 s. Ubeskåret eksemplar med bred margin og guldsnit foroven indbundet med de orig. bogtrykte omslag i smukt privat halvlæder med guldtryk på den let falmede ryg. Bindet signeret Knud Erik Larsen. Navn på det orig. foromslag, ellers meget rent eksemplar. * BFN 454.

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        Geheime Inquisition, Censur und Kabinetsjustiz im verderblichen Bunde. Schlußverhandlung mit vielen neuen Aktenstücken über den Prozeß Weidig.

      Carlsruhe: 1845 - 482 S. Ln. der Zeit. Kanten und Gelenke mit einigen (Fraß- ?)-Spuren.

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        Norske Huldreeventyr og Folkesagn.

      1845 1845 - Første og anden Samling. Christiania: Forlagt af Dybwad, trykt hos Fabritius 1845-48. Med et udfoldeligt nodeblad. VI + [2] +210; [4] + 254 + [2] s. Enkelte blade svagt plettet ellers velholdt eksemplar indbundet i ét let slidt samtidigt halvlæderbind med guldtryk på ryggen. * Med dedikation på friblad til 1. samling: 'Hr. Professor C. Molbech med Høiagtelse fra P. Chr. Asbjørnsen'.Samt dedikation på indholdsfortegnelsen på 2. samling: 'Hr. Professor Molbech med Høiagtelse og ??? ærbødigst fra Udgiveren 18.1. 47'.Østberg 11 + 18.

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        Geschichte der freien Stadt Bremen. Band 1 - 4 ( so vollständig - Erste Ausgabe )

      Johann Georg Heyse, Bremen 1845 - ( Erscheinungszeitraum 1845 – 1851 ). Band 1 mit XVI, 602 Seiten, 1 Blatt. Mit 1 Porträtfrontispiz St. Ansgar als Lithographie sowie 1 altkolorierten Lithographie des Roland in Bremen / Band 2 mit XVI, 663 Seiten. Mit 1 Lithographie *Eine Gruppe Bremer um das Jahr 1300 * vor Gesamtansicht der Stadt sowie 1 Porträtlithographie *Heinrich von Zütphen * / Band 3 mit XXVIII, 616 Seiten, 1 Blatt. Mit 1 ausfaltbaren Lithographie alter bremischer Trachten sowie 1 Porträt *Der Bürgermeister Daniel von Büren der jüngere * in Lithographie / Band 4 mit XIII, 881 Seiten. Mit 1 Porträtfrontispiz *Bürgermeister Dr. Johann Smidt * sowie Porträttafel von *Syndicus Dr. Johann Wachmann der jüngere *. Jeweils in Ohldr mit goldgeprägtem schmalen Einbandrücken und jeweils marmoriertem Buchschnitt, 8° ( 22 x 13,5 cm ). Einbände teils etwas berieben, die schmalen Einbandrücken bei Band 1 + 3 angeplatzt, bei Band 4 durch Leinwand zu den Buchdeckeln hin verstärkt, Ecken und Kanten teils etwas bestoßen. Innen ein alter, leider etwas unleserlicher Besitzvermerk im vierten Band *Johann Caspar Lin.? *. Innen Seiten durchgehend etwas stockfleckig, einige Seiten auch stärker, wenige Seiten schwach wasserrandig. Die Tafeln meist sauber, die Trachtentafel in Band 3 möglicherweise unvollständig. Je Band mit umfangreichem Sachregister sowie Berichtigungsblatt. Zusammen 4 Bände ( so vollständig ) - Als Originalausgabe in 4 Bänden zusammen sehr selten - ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 2500 Gramm ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage – further pics at request ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le livre de glace ou histoire concise et abrégée de tout ce qui regarde la glace

      Paris, au dépôt des machines frigorifiques, chez Lahoche, Palais-Royal, galerie Valois 1845 - In-8 (14,5 x 23,5 cm.), reliure d'éditeur demi-basane, titre et filets dorés au dos, tampon d'ex-libris à la page de titre, suite du titre: ". depuis son premier usage en Europe, comme article de luxe, jusqu'au temps présent. Avec des instructions sur la manière de produire de la glace pure et solide, au moyen de l'appareil frigorifique, suivies d'un recueil de recettes pour faire les glaces et les crèmes ou fromages glacés", tranche de tête rouge, IV et 120 pages, ce livre est le premier à paraître après l'invention du réfrigérateur en 1843 par Nancy Jonhson aux USA, a priori il s'agit de la traduction de The Ice book écrit par Thomas Masters en 1844 (Vicaire - page 529), 1 planche lithographiées pliable en fin d'ouvrage figurant six "Machines portatives pour faire la glace à volonté. Appareils frigorifiques et mobiles pour la conserver.", les pages 75 à 94 concernent les desserts, glaces et crèmes glacées, pages 118-120 donnent la description d'un appareil pour nettoyer les couteaux, ouvrage d'une grande rareté ; mors fendus, coiffes usées, gribouillis sur deux pages (ne gênant pas la lecture), épidermures au dos, assez bon état.

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        Naturgeschichte und Abbildungen des Menschen der verschiedenen Rassen und Stämme nach den neuesten Entdeckungen und vorzüglichsten Originalien. Dritte vermehrte Auflage. 11 Lieferungen in 11 Heften (alles Erschienene).

      Zürich, J. Honegger, 1845.. Folio. Bedruckte Org.-Broschuren. Mit lithographischem Titel und 55 lithographischen Tafeln. Sehr wohlerhaltenes Exemplar in den seltenen Org.-Broschuren, nur stellenweise minimal braunfleckig. Hirsch-Hübotter 78. Vgl. Nissen, ZBI, 3675 (gebundene Ausgabe). - Interessante Naturgeschichte, die den Versuch einer Systematisierung der verschiedenen Ethnien, hier noch unter vor-evolutionistischem Blickwinkel unternimmt. Die Tafeln zeigen zunächst die Anatomie, Muskeln und Nerven des Menschen, widmen sich jedoch im Anschluß ausschließlich der Darstellung von Bewohnern indigener afrikanischer, amerikanischer, asiatischer und ozeanischer Gebiete sowie einiger europäischer Fürstlichkeiten. Daneben werden auch traditioneller Körperschmuck wie Tätowierungen und Dekor dargestellt. Heinrich Rudolph Schinz (1777-1850) war Arzt und Naturforscher in Zürich, er begründete die „Schweizerische naturforschende Gesellschaft" und eine bedeutende zoologische Sammlung. „Mit den hervorragenden Forschern des In- und Auslandes, so dem Prinzen Maximilian zu Wied, Bonpland, Agassiz, stand er im wissenschaftlichen und freundlichen Verkehr" (ADB XXXI, 304).

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        Deutsches Bürgerbuch für 1845.

      Darmstadt, Leske, 1845. - VIII, 374, (2) SS. Halblederband der Zeit mit ornamentaler Rückenvergoldung. 8vo. Erste Ausgabe eines der ersten und bedeutendsten Dokumente des deutschen Sozialismus und linksorientierten Vormärz. Hier ohne den fast immer fehlenden 2. Band (Estermann VIII, 14 unbekannt): Erschien als Jahrbuch mit einem Umfang von mehr als 20 Bogen, um die Zensur zu umgehen, jedoch wurde Band 1 bereits am 27. Mai 1845 in Preußen durch Gerichtsurteil verboten. Püttmann vereint hier Arbeiten zahlreicher Autoren - insbesondere des "wahren" oder "philosophischen" Sozialismus -, die in den folgenden Jahren zu Vertretern unterschiedlicher, sogar widersprüchlicher politischer Gruppierungen wurden, zur Darstellung sozialer Gegenwart und Zukunft. Herausragend die Beiträge von Friedrich Engels (die anonym erschienene "Beschreibung der in neuerer Zeit entstandenen communistischen Ansiedelungen", M. Hess "Ueber die Noth in unserer Gesellschaft und deren Abhülfe", "Beachtenswerthe Schriften für die neuesten Bestrebungen") und K. Heinzen ("Ein Wort über erlaubten Widerstand", "Opposition gegen das Volk"). Weitere wichtige Beiträge u. a. von Ferdinand Freiligrath, K. Grün, Püttmann, J. Venedy und G. Weerth. Besonderes Interesse verdient der Augenzeugenbericht von Wilhelm Wolff über den Aufstand der schlesischen Baumwollweber vom 4.-6. Juni 1844, der später die Hauptquelle bildete für Gerhart Hauptmanns Drama "Die Weber". Dem schließt sich an das während dieses Aufstands unter den Webern entstandene revolutionäre Volkslied "Das Blutgericht". "Das Kölner Arbeitshaus wurde von einem Insassen geschildert, der es sechs Wochen lang kennengelernt hatte (I, 287); merkwürdig sind auch die Briefe eines Fabrikarbeiters, der sich im Rathaussaale in Elberfeld erschossen hatte (I, 272)". Stammhammer I, 41. Kirchner 7631. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The overland guide-book; a complete vade-mecum for the overland traveller.

      London Allen 1845 - First edition. 8vo., viii, [i], 134 pp., 50 (of 52) pages of ads at end, 2 folding maps on silk (some browning and staining), 6 folding plates showing 8 ship plans, 11 wood-engraved plates, original brown cloth gilt, neatly rebacked preserving spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed ("J. M. W. Turner").

      [London], 31. I. 1845. - 8vo. 1 page on bifolium, with integral blank. To collector Elhanan Bicknell: "I will thank you for a call in Queen Anne Street at your earliest convenience, for I have a whale or two on the canvas [.]". - Remnants of prior mounting on terminal page along vertical fold, faint scattered soiling. - "The Whalers", exhibited at the Royal Academy Exhibition in 1845, was painted for Bicknell, who was a wealthy whale oil merchant.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Heidelberg, 16. V. 1845. - 2¾ SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief). An den Heidelberger Philologen und Archäologen Adam Karl Philipp Zell (1793-1873), der 1847 Creuzers Nachfolge am Lehrstuhl für Archäologie der Universität Heidelberg antreten sollte. Creuzer berichtet von "unserem Freund" Johann Christian Felix Bähr (1798-1872), Professor und Bibliothekar in Heidelberg, der "gerade eine Sendung nach Paris zu machen hatte", mit der einige Schriften, darunter auch von Zell, verschickt worden seien. Ebenfalls erwähnt wird August Friedrich Pauly (1796-1845), Begründer der Realenzyklopädie der klassischen Altertumswissenschaft, der 14 Tage vor Abfassung dieses Briefs gestorben war: "[ ] Es ist nun sehr zu wünschen, daß an die Stelle des zu früh verstorbenen Professor's Pauly ein gleich-befähigter Redacteur der Real-Encyclopädie komme [ ]". - Creuzer und Pauly waren alte Bekannte, sie hatten einander bereits 1818 in Heidelberg kennengelernt. - Bl. 2 mit kleinem Siegelausriß (geringf. Buchstabenverlust).

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        The old grey loosed his trace again - One mile from Gretna our Governor in sight!

      London, by Fores, Piccadilly, 1845. Lotto di due incisioni squisitamente colorite a mano, disegnate da C.B. Newhouse pubblicate dagli editori inglesi Fores in un album splendido dal titolo "Taking a drive through the English countryside Roadsters album", in cui originariamente erano inserite 16 tavole raffiguranti generi di carrozze. Le due incisioni sono accompagnate anche dal bellissimo frontespizio figurato, anch'esso inciso in rame e impreziosito da vivace coloritura. Le due tavole raffigurano due carrozze trainate da cavalli che, a grande velocità attraversano la campagna inglese. Perfettamente conservate e di squisito gusto decorativo.

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