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        An original design for porcelain

      [Paris 1845 - Pen, ink, and watercolour. Very good condition apart from some mild creasing and a small orange mark in the top right part of the image. 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 ).

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Do Not Mingle, One Human Feeling : Air, Sung By Madame Malibran In The Opera La Sonnambula At The Theatres Royal Drury Lane & Covent Garden

      Boosey & Co, London - THIS IS ONE OF THE SCORES FROM OUR BOOK NUMBER #6647000 - Undated [ca. 1845]. Size: 13 inches tall by 9.5 inches. 7 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 750gms-1kgm. Category: Music; Inventory No: 6647011. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John T. & Pearl Lewis]
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        Le Diable a Paris.

      Publie par J.Hetzel, 1845-46. - Paris et les Parisiens. Text by G.Sand, De Balzac, T.Gautier, et al. First ed. 4to. 2 vols. xxxii, 380, lxxx, 364pp. 212 wood-engraved plates. Numerous text-illus. Contemporary quarter morocco, slightly rubbed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Practical Carpentry, Joinery, and Cabinet-Making; Being a new and complete System of Lines for the use of Workmen, founded on accurate geometrical and mechanical principles.

      1845 1845 - With their application: IN CARPENTRY - to Roofs, Domes, Centring, etc; IN JOINERY - to Stairs, Hand-Rails, Soffits, Niches, etc; IN CABINET-MAKING - to Furniture, both plain and ornamental, . Rev. by Th. Tredgold. London: Thomas Kelly, 1845. 4to. Or. full old diced calf, with corners & edges restored (binding perished). (2,VIII,140,36pp.). With portr., additional engrv. illust. title-page, 90 full-page engr. plates, and some text-figs. Soiled and water staining affecting most plates with some repairs to edges. Complete copy.

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        Ettore Fieramosca, or the Challenge of Barletta

      Paine & Burgess, New York 1845 - translated from the italian by c. edwards lester u. s. consul at genoa. an historical romance of the times of the medici. original blind stamped cloth.miner losses to spine not affecting wording.points abraded and worn. hinges tight. endpapers foxed. text block mostly free of foxing. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Op. 57]. Berceuse pour le piano dediee a Mademoiselle Elise Gavard... Op. 57

      Paris: J. Meissonnier... Londres: Wessel et Cie... Leipzig: Breitkopf et Hartel [PN] J.M. 2186 [July 1845]. Folio. Unbound. 1f. (title), 5, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved (by A. Vialon). Price: "5 f." Publisher's handstamp to lower right corner of title. Slightly worn; minor dampstaining to upper portions of each leaf; one fingering (digit "4") added in pencil to p. 4.. First French edition, second issue. Grabowski-Rink 57-1a-MEIj and plate 157. Chomi ski-Tur o p. 77. Hoboken 4, 428 (?first issue).

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        HISTORY OF THE CONSULATE AND THE EMPIRE OF FRANCE UNDER NAPOLEON. Forming a Sequel to ìThe History of the French Revolution.î Translated by D. Forbes Campbell.

      Henry Colburn and others. 1845-1862, London - Louis Adolphe Thiers (1797-1877) was a political journalist and historian who became Prime Minister of France. First English translation. Lg. 8vo. 20 volumes bound in 10. Illus. with several engraved portraits. Finely bound by Tout (circa 1880) in full calf, elaborately gilt decorated spines with red & brown morocco labels, gilt ruled covers, and gilt decorated dentelles. Some minor rubbing & hinges starting but still sound. T.e.g. Orig. green printed wrappers bound in at rear of each volume. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kenneth Karmiole, Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        NAPOLI e i luoghi celebri delle sue vicinanze.

      Napoli, Nobile 1845 - Due volumi in 4to; pp. 12 n.nn., 542; 602, 22, 1 con indice delle tavole. Opera pubblicata in occasione del Settimo Congresso Scientifico degli Italiani. Scritti di Stanislao d'Aloe, Raffaele D’Ambra, Mariano d'Ayala, Carlo Bonucci, Cesare Dalbono, Francesco Puoti, Bernardo Quaranta. 25 tavole disegnate da Achille Vianelli e Giacinto Gigante e litografate da Wenzel e Zezon. 3 tavole spieghevoli: carta della Città di Napoli, carta dei Contorni di Napoli, carta di Pompei. Questa iconografia che raffigura i più artistici e celebrati monumenti e luoghi della capitale, conferisce all'opera un'aria romantica insuperata. Il testo dà una fedele idea della città di Napoli, delle sue vicende artistiche, scientifiche, letterarie. La politica, l'agricoltura, l'economia, l'industria. Tela editoriale, dorsi con titolo e fregi in oro. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bibliothèque Conchyliologiques.

      - Series I-II (all publ). Paris, A. Franck, 1845-1846. 5 volumes. Small-4to (260 x 170mm). With 195 lithographed or engraved plates. Publisher's blue printed wrappers. French translations by a famous French conchologist of important publications on conchology in the English language. It comprises the following works: Series I, vol. 1: DONOVAN, E. Histoire Naturelle des Coquilles d'Angleterre. pp. 127, with 48 lithographed plates; vol. 2: MARTYN, T. Le Conchyliologiste Universel ou figures des Coquilles jusqu'à présent inconnues recueillies en divers voyages à la Mer du Sud depuis l'année 1764. pp. 32, with 56 engraved plates; vol. 3: SAY, T. Conchyliologie Américaine ou descriptions et figures des Coquilles du Nord de l'Amerique. pp. 64, with 17 lithographed plates; LEACH, W.E. Mélanges Zoologiques. pp. 23, with 9 lithographed plates; CONRAD, T.A. Nouvelles Coquilles d'eau douce des Etats-Unies. pp. 36, with 4 lithographed plates; RAFINESQUE, M.C.S. Monographie des Coquilles bivalves fluviatiles de la rivière Ohio. pp. 30, (1), with 4 lithographed plates; vol. 4: MONTAGU. Testacea Britannica ou histoire naturelle des Coquilles marines, fluviatiles et terrestres d'Angleterre. pp. xix, 364, with 14 lithographed plates; vol. 5: TRANSACTIONS de la Société Linnéenne de Londres. Partie Conchyliologique. pp. viii, 376, with 43 lithographed plates. A fine set.B.M.(N.H.) I, 341. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Junk]
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        The Danube: its history, scenery, and topography. Splendidly illustrated, from sketches taken on the spot, by Abresch, and drawn by W. H. BARTLETT. (Gest. Tit.: The Danube. Illustrated in a Series of Views taken Expressly for this Work by W. H. BARTLETT).

      London u. New York, James S. Virtue o. J. [ca. 1845].. 4°. Typogr. Tit., IV, 236 S. Mit 1 Stahlst.-Porträt des Verf. als Front., 1 gest. Tit. (m. gr. Vign.), 2 Karten u. 80 Ansichten in Stahlst. auf Taf. sowie zahlr. Textillustr. in Holzst. Blauer Ln.-Bd. d. Zt. m. reichen, z. Tl. figuralen Verz. in Gold- u. Blindpräg. (Rü.tit.: The Bosphorus and Danube). Kanten u. Kapitale stärker berieben, Ecken bestoßen, durchgeh. Wasserrand in ob. Ecke (außerhalb der Abbildung), Taf. z. Tl. stockfleckig, Text durchgeh. leicht gebräunt.. Nebehay/Wagner I, 82. Komplette Ausgabe dieses gesuchten, reich illustrierten Donau-Ansichtenwerkes. Mit reizvollen Veduten des britischen Illustrators William Henry Bartlett (1809-1854), der sich vor allem der damals noch jungen Technik des Stahlstichs bediente und dessen Werke sich durch ein hohes Maß an Feingefühl und Detailgenauigkeit auszeichnen. Für seine Landschaftsstiche arbeitete er nicht wie die meisten seiner Kollegen nach Skizzen, sonder reiste immer selbst zu den entsprechenden Orten. So besuchte er Nordamerika, den Nahen Osten und zahlreiche europäische Länder. - Mit Ansichten v. Ulm (5), Regensburg (5), Budapest, Passau (4), Linz, Grein, Melk, Aggstein, Greifenstein, Wien (10), Pressburg, Melk, Belgrad, Ruschtschuk, Sulina etc. und den Karten vom Donaulauf bzw. vom Schwarzen Meer. Auch die hübschen Textholzschnitte zeigen Trachten sowie Ansichten kleinerer Ortschaften (vor allem im Oberlauf), von denen kaum gestochene Blätter existieren (z.B. Tuttlingen, Sigmaringen, Geissingen).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        Panoramaansicht, "Panorama von Rotterdam. Panorama de Rotterdam".

      . Aquatinta v. Burkhard n. Ditzler, um 1845, 8,5 x 53,5.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        El Judío Errante.

      Mellado, Madrid 1845 - 10.5x15.5. 4 vols. de 580pp. (18 láminas); 594pp. 1h. (15 láminas); 564pp. 1h. (17 láminas); 616pp. 1h. (12 láminas) Completo. Plena piel de época. Esta novela folletinesca disfrutó de una enorme popularidad a partir de su publicación en España en 1844; en el próximo medio siglo salen una treintena de ediciones - solamente en 1845 salen 4 o 5. Los grabados en madera tienen cierta calidad artística. Buenos ejemplares. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

      [Bookseller: Carmichael Alonso libros]
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        Abc-Buch für kleine und große Kinder gezeichnet von Dresdner Künstlern. Mit Erzählungen und Liedern. Singweisen von Ferd. Hiller

      Leipzig, Wigand 1845. 23 cm. (4), 96 Seiten mit Holzschnitt-Titel von Ludwig Richter und 26 Holzschnitt-Tafeln von E. Kretzschmar, H. Bosse, W. H. Flegel nach Zeichnungen von L. Richter, E. Rietschel, C. Peschel, E. Bendemann, R. Reinick u. a. Späterer Pappband - Lex. KJL III, 156 - Wegehaupt I, 1765 - Rümann, 19. Jh. 1801 und 1876 - Hoff / Budde 1151-53 - Erstausgabe. Hobrecker 148; Rümann, Kinderb. 285; "Die "Dresdner Künstler" trafen sich zwanzig Jahre lang wöchentlich einmal in einem Lokal. Durch Los wurde einem jeden der zu illustrierende Buchstabe des Alphabets zugeteilt" (Wegehaupt). 3 der Holzschnitte sind von Richter selbst: Titel, "B" und "Q". Alle Buchstaben, groß und klein in gotischer und lateinischer Druckschrift, sind in die Illustrationen eingefügt. Kanten berieben, stellenweise Randeinrisse, 1 Blatt ("F") lose mit Eckabriß und Textverlust, 2 weitere Blatt und 1 Tafel mit Eckausrissen, 1 weiße Seite von Kinderhand bemalt -

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        Petites Misères De La Vie Conjugale

      Chlendowski, Paris - s.d. (1845). Petit in 4, demi reliure à coins de chagrin vert , dos lisse orné ( reliure pastiche), Couverture et dos conservés, 392 pages, 50 planches de Bertall. Couverture défraichie avec petits manques, sinon bel exemplaire exempt de rousseurs et non rogné. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("L. Tieck").

      [Berlin oder Potsdam], 28. Januar 1845.. 2/3 S. Kl.-4to. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief).. An Johann Valentin Teichmann (1791-1860), Intendanzrat in der Generalintendantur der Kgl. Schauspiele in Berlin: "[...] Bleibt es noch beim Sonnabend mit dem Blaubart so ersuche ich Sie, uns 3 Parkettbillets zu verschaffen u. Eins für unsre Friederike. Ich hoffe Ihre Frau ist besser [...]". - Tiecks Märchenstück "Ritter Blaubart" erlebte seine späte Berliner Erstaufführung an besagtem Sonnabend, dem 1. Februar 1845, und geriet zum veritablen Mißerfolg; eine einzige Wiederholung sollte im Jahr darauf stattfinden. - Johann Valentin Teichmann, der über Jahrzehnte hinweg den größten Teil der Intendanzgeschäfte besorgt hatte, stand bei den Autoren ebenso wie bei den Künstlern in hohem Ansehen; sein theaterhistorisch bedeutender Nachlaß wurde 1863 von Franz Dingelstedt herausgegeben. - Gebräuntes Papier mit erheblichen Randschäden, teilweise unterlegt; das Respektblatt alt abgetrennt.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Evangelisk-christelig Psalmebog, tilligemed Collecter, Epistler og Evangelier, Vor Herres Jesu Christi Lidelses Historie, Kirke-og Haus-Andagt. [Fore-Edge Painting].

      Christiania [Oslo, Norway] 1845. Faaes tilkjebs hos J. W. Cappeln. Copy with a fore-edge painting. - [Aftrykt efter Original-Udgaven samt den authoriserede Bibel-Oversaettelse og udgivet efter Foraustaltning af det Kongelige Department for Kirke-og Underiisnings-Vaesenet.(from the titlepage)]. Size of binding: 2 1/2 in. x 3 3/4 in. x 3/4 in. (thick), printed titlepage. [1-3], 4-601 pp. + [4]pp. index. Bound in full, straight-grain light brown morocco leather, with gilt-stamped title and design on spine, and with gilt borders around the covers, with arabesque designs in the corners, gilt borders on leather turn-ins, gold-printed design endpapers; all edges gilt, with a fore-edge painting, identified in pencil on the reverse of the front endpaper as: "Fore-edge painting of The Old Palace, Kew"; this features a full view of the building, framed between trees. Colors show only very light fading, this appears to be an English fore-edge added to this book later in the 19th century, the details of the building are finely done. Evangelical Psalmbook, printed in Christiania; with a dark purple, pebbled paper-covered, pasteboard slipcase. The scan shows the binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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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 of Dicken's Second Christmas Book. Engarved title in second state as usual, colon after London on t.p. and p. 39 so numbered. 12mo. Vignette title, frontispiece and illustrations after Richard Doyle, John Leech, Clarkson Stanfield and Daniel Maclise, engraved by F. P. Becker, Groves, W. J. Linton, Gray, and the Dalziel Brothers. Original red cloth, stamped in blind and gilt, a.e.g. slightly cocked, else a very fresh nearly fine copy. Smith 2:5

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Plate 290 - California Partridge (California Quail)

      New York and Philadelphia 1845 - John James Audubon Selection from Birds of America, From Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories, octavo ed. New York and Philadelphia: J. J. Audubon and J. B. Chevalier, 1839-44. Hand-colored lithographs 10” x 6 1/2”; 15.25” x 18.75” framed A tireless entrepreneur, John James Audubon devoted himself to an unprecedented project, becoming the first to attempt the seemingly insurmountable task of documenting all the bird life of North America. This task grew out of a genuine and passionate interest in his subjects, and Audubon determined not only to complete a project that no one else had undertaken, but to approach it in an entirely innovative manner. His style and his persona were much like the notion of America itself: ambitious, animated, larger than life. The artist's tireless efforts and remarkable talent culminated in the publication in London of his 435-plate Birds of America (1827-1838), undoubtedly the greatest work on birds ever produced. The celebration of this quintessentially American work, and the enterprising, talented artist who created it, has grown steadily since the time of its publication. Even before the double elephant folio edition had been completed, Audubon was planning this, the octavo edition, in order to make his magnificent Birds of America available to a wider spectrum of people. In the introduction to the first part of his reduced format edition, Audubon wrote that he had “been frequently asked, for several years past, by numerous friends of science, both in America and Europe, to present to them and to the public a work on the Ornithology of our country, similar to my large work, but of such dimensions, and at such price, as would enable every student or lover of nature to place it in his Library.” All of the birds from Audubon’s original folio aquatints were reduced by camera lucida for lithography by the artist’s son John Woodhouse, and new species were added. The octavo edition was expanded to 500 plates, and included the text of Audubon’s “Ornithological Biography.” It was beautifully printed and colored by John Bowen of Philadelphia, one of the finest American lithographers of his day, and issued in 100 serial parts over a five-year span. Audubon’s “little work,” as he called it, was a great success, attracting nearly 1,200 subscribers and becoming the format through which Audubon’s ornithology was most widely disseminated in the nineteenth century.

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

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

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        United States and Texas

      Edinburgh and London 1845 - This is a rare map depicting the independent nation of Texas just prior to its annexation by the United States in 1845., Size : 500x615 (mm), 19.625x24.25 (Inches), Original Outline Coloring, 0

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      Cincinnati. 1845.. Folding map, 12 x 22 inches, partially handcolored. Tipped to original board. Minor splits along folds, neatly repaired. Scattered foxing; small piece missing from lower outer corner, affecting border only. Very good. Archival matting, and protected with Mylar sheet. Second edition, after the first of 1843. A remarkably rare map, by the cartographer of A NEW AND EMBELLISHED MAP OF THE UNITED STATES.... The present map depicts sections of the above mentioned rivers as they flow through Wisconsin, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Virginia, Indiana, Ohio, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Mississippi. The hand-coloring highlights state borders and tributaries. Published to facilitate river travel, a complete table of distances between towns is provided, listing locations as far north as St. Anthony (Minneapolis), south to New Orleans and the Gulf of Mexico, east to Pittsburgh, and west to Fort Leavenworth. The juxtaposition of these several key rivers illustrates clearly the importance of river transportation to the growing western economy. Extremely rare, the NUC locates only one copy. NUC 0888205.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Prag und seine nächsten Umgebungen in malerischen Original-Ansichten nach der Natur aufgenommen.

      Darmstadt, Lange, 1845.. 156 SS. ( SS. 147-152 fehlen!), 2 Bll. und 21 Stst.- Ansichten, 8°, Or.- Ppbd. (l. fl. u. angest.). Einige wenige Tafeln leicht fleckig, leider fehlen sechs Seiten Text. Sonst sehr gut und mit allen Stahlstichen.

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        La Transylvanie et ses habitants.

      Paris, Au Comptoir Des Imprimeurs-Unis, 1845 - 2 vol. in-8° ; (6)-1 carte coul. h.-t. repl.-427 pp.-8 pl. h.-t./(2)-403 pp.-5 pl. h.-t. (dont 2 doubles), demi-basane bleu foncé, dos lisse, filets or, tranches mouchetées, cachet humide, édition originale, rel. de l’époque, bon exemplaire. Black, A Gypsy Biblio., 2958 (attribue cet ouvrage à Gérard de Nerval sous l'un de ses nombreux pseudonymes de plume). Bourquelot III, p. 170. Voyage à travers la Hongrie, la Transylvanie. Le génie des Bohémiens, guerres des Turcs, les Valaques, les Hongrois, les Saxons, les Sicules, les Arméniens, etc. First edition. Good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Camp de la Gironde. 1845. Douze dessins de Emm. Massé, lithographiés par MM. Sabatier, Français, Lehnert, précédées d'un texte sur le séjour de LL. AA. RR. Mgr le Duc & Mme la Duchesse de Nemours à Bordeaux, et sur les diverses évolutions militaires commandées par S.A.R. Mgr le Duc d'Aumale.

      Paris, typographie de Firmin Didot frères 1845 - in-folio, [2]-18 pp. de texte, avec 12 planches lithographiées sur fond teinté, sous serpentes, broché sous couverture imprimée de l'éditeur.Couverture défraîchie, dos maladroitement renforcé. Rare album commémoratif de man?uvres militaires commandées par Henri dOrléans, Duc d'Aumale (1822-1897), cinquième fils de Louis-Philippe, et, de sa famille, le plus attiré par la chose militaire. A cette date, après de nombreuses opérations en Algérie depuis 1840, il était gouverneur de la province de Constantine. I. S.A.R. Mgr le Duc d'Aumale. - II. Vue générale du camp. - III. Frond de bandière du camp. - IV. Tente de S.A.R. Mgr le Duc d'Aumale. - V. Château de Saint-Médard. - VI. Campement du 1er Lanciers. - VII. Cantonnement de chasseurs. - VIII. Revue dans la lande du Tronquet. - IX. Grandes manoeuvres en avant de Martignas. - X. Garde d'honneur. - XI. Barraque du club bordelais à Saint-Médard. - XII. Bords de la Jalle (ruines). Un seul exemplaire au CCF (BnF). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Historique F. Teissèdre]
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        Palais des Prinzen von Preußen in Berlin. - Le Palais du Prince de Prusse a Berlin.

      . Farblithographie m. Tonplatte n. u. v. Lütke b. Schröder in Berlin, vor 1845, 17 x 23,5. Kiewitz 797. - Blick von der Universität aus. Links i. Hgr. der Turm des Deutschen Doms. Ansicht noch ohne das Denkmal Friedrich des Großen.

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        He Hoakakaolelo No Na Huaolelo Beritania, I Mea Kokua I Na Kanaka Hawaii E Ao Ana Ia Olelo

      Mea Pai Palapala o ke Kulanui, Lahainaluna 1845 - Expertly bound to style in dark blue straight grain morocco backed contemporary marbled paper covered boards. Some dampstaining. Provenance: Dr. Benjamin F. Hardy (signature dated 1856 on front free endpaper and ink inscription on title, "First book of the language of Hawaii") The first English-Hawaiian dictionary. "The first English-Hawaiian dictionary, and one of the most important publications of the Lahainaluna Press" (Forbes). In the preface, Rev. Emerson states: "The design of this work is primarily to aid Hawaiian youth of intelligence in acquiring a knowledge of the English language; and it is intended, in connection with the grammar, to furnish them adequate help, under the direction of the living teacher, until they can use the English Dictionary with English Definitions." This copy contains the contemporary ownership signature of Dr. Benjamin F. Hardy, who was one of the original members of the first Board of Health in Hawaii established by King Kamehameha in 1851. Forbes 1551; Judd 277; DAB IX, p.381. 9 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches. x,184pp. Text in two columns. [Attributes: 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

      New York: Published by Harper & Brothers, No. 82 Cliff-Street, 1845 - First American edition of Dickens' second Christmas Story, published the same year as the English edition First American edition, variant title page without " Bookhout. Sc.". 8vo. Decorative headpiece of "The Chimes. A Goblin Story" with goblins. Text in double columns. 31, [1, blank] pp. Later quarter blue calf and blue cloth. Fine, text toned slightly. Gimbel A87, Eckel pp 121-2 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains

      Blair and Rives 1845 - Includes all plates and 4 maps [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hill Country Books]
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        The Conquest of Scinde, with some introductory passages in the life of Major-General Sir Charles James Napier. Dedicated to the British people.

      T.& W. Boone, London 1845 - 8vo. Pp 531. 5 folding plans - as called for. 8 page publisher's list bound in before title page. Modern half morocco, raised bands. A sound, tight, clean copy. Signed, presentation copy from the author to top of title page. "For Mr Boxall with Genl. Napier's respects" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        Morse's North American Atlas

      Harper & Brothers, NY 1845 - Unpaginated. Folio, 46 x 38 cm. Thirty-six hand-colored maps. Includes the six additional maps not in the first edition -- North America, Canada East, Canada West, Nova Scotia - New Brunswick, West India Islands, and Wisconsin Southern Part. Contains the Josiah Gregg map of "Indian Territory Northern Texas and New Mexico; considered one of the most useful maps of this region of that day. Maps generally quite clean, minor staining in margins of a few, front cover gilt lettering bright. SABIN 50969. Orig. publisher's brown embossed cloth rebacked, endpapers replaced. Very good [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Napoleon Museum: The History of France Illustrated

      Not Stated, London 1845 - From Louis XIV to the end of the reign and death of the Emperor, comprising marbles bronzes carvings gems decorations medallions drawings miniatures portraits pictures prints vignettes state-papers and manuscripts coins medals books etc. Rebound in grey cloth with pale yellow endpapers. Book weighs nearly six kilograms. Size: Large Book - between A4 and A3 (38 x 28 cm). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Heavy foxing front/rear pages, body of book lightly foxed. Previous owner's signature in ink. Marbled edges in good condition. Old water stain to first four pages, and large section at rear of volume has water stains to pages, being the plates at rear (the Facsimile signatures etc). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; France; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18676. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books]
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      Published by the Misses Purday, Sandgate. Lithographed by J. Newman, 48, Watling Street, London. No date but c.1845 - Hand-coloured lithograph mounted in conservation materials suitable for framing, overall size 17.5 x 15 inches approx. Printed surface within inner margin, 14 x 11 inches. It depicts the chapel viewed from the northwest with sheep grazing in the foreground and a horse-drawn carriage ascending Military Road on the right, with the High Street and sea visible beyond; in the background is Martello Tower no. 4 at the end of the Leas. Good condition apart from an inch and a half, old closed tear in the lower margin and some slight loss of surface near, and slightly affecting, a few letters in the title. Rare lithographic view of the Episcopal Chapel at Sandgate, built in the Palladian style, with cupola on top. The Earl of Darnley built the 'Episcopal Chapel' on a plot of land from his adjoining estate and it was consecrated on 8 May 1822. Sandgate was developing rapidly at that time and a larger church was required. The earlier building was demolished in 1848 and a new, more commodious church, St. Paul's, was completed the following year. Thomas Purday was established as a bookseller and owner of the circulating library at Sandgate as early as 1816. He published a Sandgate, Folkestone and Hythe Guide in the 1840s and passed his business on to his daughters, Sarah and Mary Ann, who reissued the guide wth their own imprint about 1846. It is possible that the view of the Chapel was issued as a consequence of its impending demolition and replacement. KENT VIEWS KENT

      [Bookseller: Marrins Bookshop]
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        Panoramaansicht, "Panorama von Frankfurt a/m.".

      . Aquatinta v. Ruff n. Ditzler b. Eisen in Köln, um 1845, 8,5 x 53,5.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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