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        FÁBULAS DE ESOPO, FILÓSOFO MORAL Y DE OTROS FAMOSOS AUTORES

      Juan Francisco Piferrer, Barcelona 1845 - 282 pág 15x10 cm Tapa dura, piel entera, pasta española Moteado Fábulas de Esopo y de otros famosos autores. Arregladas a la última ortografía de la Academia, mejoradas y añadidas en esta nueva edición. Contiene ilustraciones en negro.

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        Colombia Prima or South America drawn from the Large Map in Eight Sheets

      James Wyld, London 1845 - Compiled from Delarochette's manuscript map of South America. Exquisitely detailed, with topograhical profiles of the Andes. Some minor offsetting and minor stains. Map in 2 sheets. Engraving with original hand coloring. Each image measures 21.25" x 30.25, each page measures 23.5" x 32.25".

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        On the Friction of Fluids in Motion and the Equilibrium and Motion of Elastic Solids.Cambridge: John W. Parker, 1846.

      First edition, inscribed presentation offprint, of this important paper in which Stokes derives the 'Navier-Stokes equations' describing the flow of a viscous fluid. These equations may be used to model the weather, ocean currents, water flow in a pipe and air-flow around a wing. They are also of great interest to mathematicians: it has not yet been proven that, in three dimensions, solutions always exist, or that if they do exist, then they do not contain any singularity. The Clay Mathematics Institute has called this one of the seven most important open problems in mathematics and has offered a US$1,000,000 prize for a solution or a counter-example.<br/><br/> "Stokes's analysis of the internal friction of fluids appeared in 1845. Navier, Poisson, and Saint-Venant had already derived independently the equations for fluid flow with friction, but in the early 1840's Stokes was not thoroughly familiar with the French literature of mathematical physics, a common situation in Cambridge. Stokes said that he discovered Poisson's paper only after he had derived his own equations. He insisted, however, that his assumptions differed sufficiently from Poisson's and Navier's to justify publishing his own results. One novel feature of Stokes's derivation was that instead of using the Frenchmen's ultimate molecules he assumed that the fluid was infinitely divisible, for he was careful not to commit himself to the idea that ultimate molecules existed. Another novel feature was his treatment of the relative motion of the parts of the fluid. He was able also to use these equations and the principles behind them to deduce the equations of motion for elastic solids, although he introduced two independent constants for what were later called the moduli of compression and rigidity, instead of one independent constant to describe elasticity as Poisson had. Stokes noted that the equations of motion he obtained for an elastic solid were the same as those that others had derived for the motion of the luminiferous ether in a vacuum. He then justified the applicability of these equations to the ether partly on the basis of the law of continuity, which permitted no sharp distinction between a viscous fluid and a solid, and which he believed held throughout nature" (DSB). <br/><br/> This is an offprint of a paper which has a slightly different title in the journal: 'On the theories of the friction of fluids in motion and of the equilibrium and motion of elastic solids' (pp. 278-320). <br/><br/> DSB XIII: 75.. Offprint from: Transactions of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, Vol. VIII, Part III, 1846, pp. [ii], 33. Original plain wrappers, inscribed by Stokes to 'W. F. L. Fischer' on title page. Very fine condition

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        Museo di pittura e scultura, ossia raccolta dei principali quadri, statue e bassirilievi delle gallerie pubbliche e private d'Europa, disegnati ed incisi sull'acciaio da Revel. Volomi I-XIII più uno di appendice e contenenti complessivamente 1750 tav. fuori testo.

      Fumagalli & C. 1837- 1845 14 volumi in-16° cm. 17 di pp. 2550 con 1750 tav. f.t. alcune ripiegate e numerate doppie f.t. Varie tavole presentano delle fioriture e bruniture del tempo. Legature in mezza pergamena ottocentesca con titolo ai dorsi. Raro a reperisi completo di tutte le tavole.

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        A Treatise on the Principles and practical Influence of Taxation and the Funding System

      London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans,, 1845. Octavo (221 × 140 mm). Publisher&#39;s ribbed cloth, covers with an embossed frame and circular central panel, spine with embossed decorative panels, lettered in gilt. Presentation inscription to the front free endpaper: "The Right Hon Holt Mackenzie &c &c from the Author" in McCulloch&#39;s distinctive hand, small ownership stamp of the economist Piero Sraffa to the verso of the title-page. Short split to the head of the lower joint repaired and small nick to the cloth on the upper board. Pencil side-ruling to two pages, two bookseller&#39;s catalogue slips tipped onto the front free endpaper below the inscription. A very fine copy with a splendid provenance. First edition of this detailed analysis of taxation and fiscal policy on Ricardian principles. McCulloch was one of Ricardo&#39;s most eminent disciples and his writings did much to make the doctrines of Ricardo known to a broad public. The Appendix includes an article on Indian Revenue systems. The recipient of this copy, Holt Mackenzie, studied at Haileybury College and was Secretary to the Bengal Government in the territorial department. He was a witness to the Select Committee on the affairs of the East India Company in 1832, discussing the management of the Bengal bank, and advised on education policy in India. Subsequently in the library of the renowned Ricardian scholar Piero Sraffa.

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        INFORME FISCAL SOBRE FOMENTO DE LA POBLACION. [CUBA]

      Madrid: J. Martin Alegria. Good with no dust jacket. 1845. Presumed 1st. Hardcover. Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [4] XVIII, 328, errata [4] pages; [Cuba]. INFORME FISCAL SOBRE FOMENTO DE LA POBLACION BLANCA EN LA ISLA DE CUBY Y EMANCIPACION PROGRESIVA DE LA ESCLAVA Con una Breve Resena de las Reformas y Modifcaciones que para Conseguirlo Convendria Establecer en la Legislacion y Constitucion Coloniales&#133; Early full leather. Loss near spine crown and corners of covers. Short tears and light wear to first few leaves. A little dampstaining. Earlier owner&#146;s rubber stamp in lower margin of p19. Folding table is worn/incomplete. Emancipation of Cuban slaves. No copies located outside of institutional collections. ; 0 .

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        On the Mechanical Equivalent of Heat

      London: Richard and John E. Taylor. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS of Joule&#39;s most developed and complete account of the results of his famous "paddle-wheel" experiments; includes his most accurate determination of what would later be known as the "Joule." "Joule began work about 1845 on a fourth method for determining the mechanical value of heat. His latest efforts received a polite but unremarkable reception at the Cambridge meeting of the British Association. This time the experiments involved a paddle wheel placed in a can filled with water. Weights attached over pulleys working in opposite directions communicated motion to the paddle wheel. Joule argued that &#39;the force spent in revolving the paddle wheel produced a certain increment in the temperature of the water&#39;..." Although Joule&#39;s work with the paddle wheel was largely ignored throughout the late 1840&#39;s, he continued to work on the experiments and in 1849 "Joule began work in the cellar of the brewery on a fresh set of results (yielding a mechanical equivalent of 772) which Faraday communicated to the Royal Society on 21 June 1849. In 1850 &#39;On the mechanical equivalent of heat&#39; appeared in the Philosophical Transactions; Joule was elected FRS in June of the same year" (Dictionary of National Biography). IN: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society... for the Year 1850, Part I, pp. 61-82. London: Richard and John E. Taylor, 1850. Quarto, original wrappers; custom box. Some toning to wrappers, rubbing and chipping to spine, joints reinforced; text extremely clean and largely unopened. Scarce in wrappers.

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        DICCIONARIO GEOGRAFICO-ESTADISTICO-HISTORICO DE ESPAÑA Y SUS POSESIONES DE ULTRAMAR.

      - Madrid, Establecimiento Lit. Tip. P. Madoz, 1845-1850, 1ª Edición, 20x27, 16 volúmenes, Todos los tomos con portada grabada por Urrabieta y Benedicto. Existen variaciones en el pie de imprenta. Texto a dos columnas. Encuadernados en holandesa de época con las lomeras en piel gofrada con rudas doradas, muy buen estado de conservación. Una de las obras más importantes impresas en España en el S. XIX, de referencia sobre todas las poblaciones españolas. (6424).

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        A group of six papers and journal extracts by James Prescott Joule

      Book. Very Good. Soft cover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 1. On the Changes of Temperature Produced by the Rarefaction and Condensation of Air. From: Philosophical Magazine, Series 3, Vol. 26, May 1845, pp. 369-383. ---- 2. [SEGUIN, M.] Note à l&#39;appui de l&#39;opinion émise par M. Joule, sur l&#39;identité du mouvement et du calorique. In: Comptes Rendus, vol. 25, 1847, pp. 420-422. New wrappers. ---- 3. Expériences sur l&#39;identité entre le calorique et la force mécanique. Détermination de l&#39;equivalent par la chaleur dégagée pendant la friction du mercure. In: Comptes Rendus, vol. 25, 1847, pp. 309-311. ---- 4. Sur l&#39;equivalent méchanique du calorique. In: Comptes Rendus, vol. 28, 1849, pp. 132-135. New wrappers. ---- 5. Some remarks on Heat, and the Constitution of Elastic Fluids. From: Philosophical Magazine, Series 4, Vol. 14, 1857, pp. 211-216. ---- 6. On an improved Galvanometer. In: Philosophical Magazine, Series 4, Vol. 15, 1858, pp. 432-432..

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        Code of Signals Used by the Telegraph Department, at the Island of St. Helena, 1845

      Cape Town., 1845.. Color plates. Instructions to Telegraph Stations, Island Code of Flags, Maritime Merchant Flags of all Nations, followed by a dictionary of 8700 numbered codes for alphabet, compass points, persons, places, and general signals. A number of the signals are entered in manuscript, specific to this time and place - for example more than 30 names, such as, &#147;Mr. Lloyd... Captain Perle... Colonel Maclean... Lieut. Houghton... Mr. Garrison... Mr. G. Moss&#148; etc. Of particular interest is a tipped in plate showing 12 hand colored &#147;Island Code&#148; flags. It is signed &#147;A. Duncan lithog.&#148; and &#147;St. Helena 1835&#148; Also a plate of 15 hand drawn and colored maritime flags of various nations. Rare. Worldcat shows no libraries holding copies. Bound in green ribbed cloth with paper cover label. A few cover spots. External hinge splitting in places.

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        Narrative of the Voyages and Services of The Nemesis from 1840 to 1843, and of the Combined Naval and Military Operations in China: Comprising a Complete Account of the Colony of Hong Kong

      London: Henry Colburn. G : in Good condition. Rebacked. Covers rubbed and bumped. Browning to prelims and page ends. Two of the maps have small tears at page joins but not impacting on details. Inscription of previous owner on ep. 1845. Second (revised) Edition. Green/gilt hardback cloth cover. 230mm x 160mm (9" x 6"). 488pp. Tissue guarded frontis and 3 b/w plates, 8 woodcuts and 4 fold out maps. ... and Remarks on the Character and Habits of the Chinese from the notes of Commander W H Hall. Second edition condensed into one volume and includes an additional map of the east coast of China. .

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        Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques

      VG : in very good condition. Cover lightly rubbed and bumped with some edge wear. Half title page partly detached. Scattered foxing to text. Plates clean and bright. Remnants of label on verso of fep together with ownership details. Teg [Reprint] Half-leather cover 250mm x 160mm (10" x 6"). 156pp + plates. 80 hand-coloured and 2 uncoloured plates representing 400 butterflies. Text in French.

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        Antigedades Americanas. Noticias que tuvieron los Europeos de la Amrica Antes del descubrimiento de C. Colon.

      133, [3] pp., plate. Later half marbled calf over brown cloth boards, four raised bands, red and brown morocco spine labels titled in gilt, decorative endpapers, original wrappers bound in. First edition. Illus. with 1 folding map and in text engravings. Palau 21633. Sabin 2607. Trelles III, p.80. Field 1089. Pilling: Proof Sheets 201a. Folding engraved map of "Los descubrimientos de los escandinavos en America" (The discoveries of the Norsemen in America). Bachiller y Morales reviews the theories of the Scandinavians reaching America well before Columbus. It was the first work of its kind in Cuba. ?Esta obra es la primera en su clase que ha visto la luz pblica en Cuba. Contiene datos preciossimos sobre los descubrimientos efectuados en la Amrica anterior Colon en el rden siguiente: Ojeada sobre los viajes Amrica de los antiguos Escandinavos; Memoria sobre las antigedades americanas en que el autor da una noticia del resultado de los trabajos de la Sociedad de Anticuarios del Norte, residentes en Capenhague hasta el ao 1844, reuniendo en un solo discurso los que la tradicin europea y arbiga conservaba sobre Amrica, antes del descubrimiento de Colon, y cuanto sobre este asunto ocurra observar al autor de este escrito. Para esto el autor entre otras obras que ha ojeado, ha hecho un resumen y traduccin de la Memoria sobre el descubrimiento de Amrica en el siglo X por Carlos O. Rafn, segunda edicion hecha en Copenhague en 1843, " (Andrs Poey, zoologist and geographer). No other copies located at auction in the last half century. A very good mostly unopened (uncut) copy with spine rubbed, small tears and chips to original wrappers, occasional foxing.

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        ADICIONES A LA HISTORIA DEL INGENIOSO HIDALGO DON QUIJOTE DE LA MANCHA, CONTINUACION DE LA VIDA DE SANCHO PANZA

      F.DE P.MELLADO, MADRID 1845 - 216 PAGS. ILUSTRADO CON GRABADOS. HOLANDESA DE ÉPOCA EN PIEL CON NERVIOS.

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        L&#39;EDUCATION DE LA POUPEE

      Paris, Arnauld de Vresse, 55 rue de Rivoli, circa 1845.. EDITION UNKNOWN circa 1845, text in French, oblong 8vo, approximately 160 x 245 mm, 6¼ x 10 inches, 16 wonderful enchanting hand coloured lithographic plates including the title page all by Baric, printed by Imprimerie Roche, all featuring a doll or dolls and one or more sweet little girls. 16 pages of charming text. The doll in question is more like a small child, it can be lazy and has very naughty impulses. On finally learning to be good the doll is itself rewarded with an untrained doll. Original publisher&#39;s red textured boards and matching plain pebbled cloth spine, ornate gilt floral border to upper cover with gilt title within, endpapers replaced at some time. Corners slightly worn with cardboard showing at tips, edges slightly rubbed, upper cover slightly faded, gilt slightly tarnished but still bright, a few tiny scrapes to lower cover, neat inscription dated 1869 on preserved orginal front endpaper, a little faint foxing to title page and some margins, 10 mm (½") closed tear to lower margin edge of plates at page 2, at page 11 and at page 12, another smaller to margin fore-edge of plate at page 4, none near image and all neatly repaired on blank side. A very good clean bright copy of a delightful doll book. Dated from another title listed in Gumuchian (466-467) with 16 hand coloured lithographs by Baric printed by Roche and published by Arnauld de Vresse. However another similar title in Die Bilderwelt (2559) is dated 1861. 1 hand coloured copy in Bibliotheque Nationale, none on WorldCat. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Code of Signals Used by the Telegraph Department, at the Island of St. Helena, 1845

      Cape Town., 1845.. Color plates. Instructions to Telegraph Stations, Island Code of Flags, Maritime Merchant Flags of all Nations, followed by a dictionary of 8700 numbered codes for alphabet, compass points, persons, places, and general signals. A number of the signals are entered in manuscript, specific to this time and place - for example more than 30 names, such as, &#147;Mr. Lloyd... Captain Perle... Colonel Maclean... Lieut. Houghton... Mr. Garrison... Mr. G. Moss&#148; etc. Of particular interest is a tipped in plate showing 12 hand colored &#147;Island Code&#148; flags. It is signed &#147;A. Duncan lithog.&#148; and &#147;St. Helena 1835&#148; Also a plate of 15 hand drawn and colored maritime flags of various nations. Rare. Worldcat shows no libraries holding copies. Bound in green ribbed cloth with paper cover label. A few cover spots. External hinge splitting in places.

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        The Old Hall; or, Our Hearth and Homestead . .. In Three Volumes

      London: T.C, Newby, 1845. First edition. 3 vols., 8vo. . Full red polished calf, covers with triple gilt fillet borders, spines gilt with foxhunting devices in four panels, gilt leather labels in two. Fine set, with the engraved bookplates of W.H.B. Long and the Duke of Gloucester. Not in Sadleir; Wolff 4804; Higginson, pp. 75-6 . "The aim has been simply to depicture ... those invigorating scenes connected with our national sports ... " - Preface "Like his contemporaries, &#39;Nimrod&#39; (C.J. Apperley) and &#39;Yorkshireman&#39; (Surtees), Mills deserves the foremost recognition amongst the ranks of those versatile scribes, pertaining to the order characterised by &#39;Jorrocks&#39; as &#39;Gentleman sportsmen,&#39; and with the works of those &#39;top-sawyers&#39; and first of sporting and sportive penman" (Higginson)

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        Cronisti e Scrittori Sincroni Napoletani editi e inediti ordinati per serie

      dalla Stamperia dell?Iride 1845-1868 Cronisti e Scrittori Sincroni Napoletani editi e inediti ordinati per serie. Raccolti e pubblicati da Giuseppe Del Re con discorsi proemiali, versioni, note e comenti dè Signori Fabbricatore, Gatti, Rocco, Volpicella, Corcia, Minieri Riccio e dell?Editore. Napoli, dalla Stamperia dell?Iride, 1845-1868. Due volumi in 8vo; pp.VII, pp.618, 1n.nn.; 766, 1n.nn. 10 tavole più volte spieghevoli al volume I. Mezza pergamena con angoli, titolo e fregi in nero ai dorsi. Tracce d?umido ai piatti. Copertine originali conservate. Il volume primo dedicato ai cronisti e scrittori del periodo Normanno, il volume secondo ai cronisti e scrittori Svevi. L?autore in origine intendeva pubblicare una Raccolta divisa in tre parti: l?una di cronisti generali, l?altra di cronisti anteriori alla Monarchia, la terza di cronisti e storici particolari da Ruggiero in poi. ?La terza parte della Raccolta dalla quale ha cominciamento la pubblicazione comprendera? quegli scrittori che sincroni sono denomimati e questi verranno ordinatamente distribuiti in cinque periodi che sono il normanno, lo svevo, l?angioino, l?aragonese, il viceregnale facendo punto allo stabilimento della borbonica dinastia?. Dopo la pubblicazione nel 1845 del primo volume che comprendeva i Normanni l?opera monumentale intrapresa dal Del Re venne interrotta a causa delle vicende politiche e il suo forzato esilio. ?La pubblicazione fu ripresa dopo vent?anni ed un secondo volume dedicato ai Cronisti e gli Scrittori Svevi fu apparecchiato e condotto quasi al termine. Gli altri volumi sarebbero seguiti di mano in mano confidando l?editore che niuna sciagura potesse oramai attraversare il suo disegno. Fallaci speranze, poichè nel 1864 un repentino malore lo trasse a morte in Torino?. Il secondo volume fu pubblicato per cura dei congiunti. Opera rara.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Casella]
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        HISTORIA DE DIEZ AÑOS, o sea de la Revolución de 1830, y de sus consecuencias en Francia y fuera de ella hasta fines de 1840, con un resúmen histórico que abraza los Cien días y la Restauración. Traducida, anotada y continuada hasta 1846, por D. A. de Burgos LA REVOLUCIÓN

      Juan Oliveres, Barcelona 1845 - 8º, 7 vols. (324 p., 312 p., 319 p., 313 p., 318 p., 312 p., 353 p.) Plena piel época, adornos dorados en lomo, planos con bellos gofrados centrales. Interesante tratado sobre la historia de Francia en la primera mitad del s. XIX, que se inicia con un resumen histórico de la Restauración (1814-1830), y sigue la historia de la revolución francesa de 1830, narración de la lucha entre el gobierno de la clase media por medio de la Cámara electiva, con el gobierno personal del rey. Historia de Francia. History of France.

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        The History of Gibraltar from the Earliest Period of its Occupation by the Saracens

      nd of Subsequent Events: with an Appendix containing Interesting Documents., 1845 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. of the Numerous Conflicts for its Possession between the Moors and the Christians, until its Final Surrender in 1462; and of Subsequent Events: with an Appendix containing Interesting Documents. By Don Ignacio Lopez de Ayala and translated by James Bell, Esq. 1845 - London - William Pickering7 by 4. 5, xx, 234pp.

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        OEUVRES CHOISIES LIBRAIRIE DE FIRMIN DIDOT FRERES PARIS 1845

      LIBRAIRIE DE FIRMIN DIDOT FRERES 1845 Cinq volumes in-12 (185 x 123 mm), demi-veau vert, coins, dos a' cinq nerfs orne', piece de titre maroquin rouge, tranches peigne (reliure de l'epoque). (Defauts d'usage, dos passe', frottements sur les dos, les coiffes, les charnieres, coins emousses, rou

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        Rock&#39;s Illustrated Map of London

      London: Rock & Co., 1845. From Actual Survey. Size: 480 × 595 mm. Steel engraving. Hand coloured. Presented in handmade elm and gold leaf frame. Good condition. A highly detailed and decorative street-plan of London. The principal buildings and bridges such as St Pauls Cathedral are shown pictorially. The boroughs of Marylebone, Finsbury, Tower Hamlets, Westminster, London and Southwark are listed numerically. Railways are listed and shown. Extends north to south from Holloway to Kennington and west to east from Bayswater to Bethnal Green. Kensington Gardens and Regents Park

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        Du dandysme et de G. Brummell.

      B. Mancel 1845 - - B. Mancel, Caen _1845, 12x16cm, relié. - Edition originale imprimée à petit nombre. Reliure à la bradel en demi maroquin havane, dos lisse légèrement bruni orné d'un fleuron doré, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures (à l'adresse de Ledoyen, libraire à Paris, 1845) conservées, ex-libris encollé sur une garde, reliure de l'époque. Quelques petites rousseurs sans gravité. Rare et bel exemplaire agréablement établi. . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 3450 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Dispatches and Letters of Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson, with Notes By Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas, G.C.M.G. The First [-Seventh] Volume

      London, 1845-1846: Henry Colburn. First Editions. 8vo. Seven volumes. Portrait frontispiece of Horatio Nelson to FEP of Vol I, four facsimile letters and three battle plans, two of which folding. With original eratta leaf and advertisements tipped to FEP of Vol I. Original publisher&#39;s navy cloth, decorated in gilt and blind. A near fine set with some slight fading and a little spotting to spines. A crisp set, with all hinges intact, a rare feat in this set as the paper of the book blocks is higher quality, heavy stock. Some remains of paper/adhesive, and some ink blotting, where bookplates have evidently been removed. This collection of more than 3500 letters and dispatches remains the standard edition of Nelson&#39;s private and naval correspondence.

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        NAPOLI E I LUOGHI CELEBRI DELLE SUE VICINANZE.

      Nobile 1845 NAPOLI e i luoghi celebri delle sue vicinanze. Napoli, Nobile, 1845. Due volumi in 4to; pp. 12n.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.

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        Chart of the Antarctic Continent Shewing the Icy Barrier Attached to it.

      Lea & Blanchard, Philadelphia 1845 - Rare sea chart showing the northern coast of Antarctica. Includes 5 profile views and the paths of four of his ships, the Vincennes, the Peacock, the Porpoise and the Flying Fish. This chart was published in Wilkes' "Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842" (1845), which describes his explorations and cultural encounters in mapping the South Seas, the American west, parts of South America, the East Indies and Antarctica. Charles Wilkes (1798-1877) was an impressively successful American explorer. Folding map in 21 sections. Chipping and minor tears to edges. Left margin cropped. Sea chart. Uncolored lithograph. Image measures 23" x 35".

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        Cruikshank At Home; a New Family Album of Endless Entertainment - with Numerous Illustrations Engraved on Wood

      "Henry G. Bohn, London" "Henry G. Bohn, London", 1845. 1st Edition. The highly uncommon first series. Rare. Publisher&#39;s block-bordered maroon cloth. Spine elaborately gilt titled and decorated. Professionally rebacked and strengthened with new endpapers; very impressively finished. A particularly sound copy of a now uncommon title. Scans available on request.

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        Ascent of the Lower Range of Sinai from Views in the Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia.

      F.G. Moon 1842-49, London 1845 - The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia David Roberts, R. A. (1796-1864) a successful London-based Scottish artist, in 1838 traveled throughout the Middle East to record the cities, people, landscape, and monuments of the Holy Land and Egypt. Returning to England, he and lithographer Louis Haghe published a hand-colored six volume set of his works covering Egypt and Nubia and the Holy Land. The plates in these volumes are the most beautiful and accurate depictions of the Near East ever created in the nineteenth century; 'The Holy Land' both instructs and delights, with superb ethnological descriptions, sweeping panoramic landscapes, and detailed architectural studies. Publication City: London Medium: tinted lithographs, finished by hand Dimensions: 23 5/8 x 17 1/4 inches Date: 1842-49

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        School Atlas Van Alle Deelen Der Aarde

      Arnz & Co., Leyden & Dusseldorf - [no date circa 1845]. () Very good. 1p.l. + maps. Oblong Quarto in cloth backed marbled paper covered boards with title page and 23 maps coloured in outline (2 folding). Institutional stamp on title page with some creasing to bottom edge, maps clean in slightly worn binding. An interesting school atlas with very good single page maps of North America, Australia, and a very nice large folding map of the East Indies. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poésies de Priscien. La Périégèse. Les poids et mesures. Eloge d'Anastase. [ Suivi de : ] Préceptes médicaux de Serenus Sammonicus [ Avec : ] Macer Floridus. Des Vertus des Plantes [ Avec : ] Marcellus. De la Médecine. Poëme.

      C. L. F. Panckoucke 1845 - Poésies de Priscien traduits pour la première fois en français par E.-F. Corpet, Préceptes de Serenus, Macer Floridus et Marcellus traduits pour la première fois en français par M. Louis Baudet, 1 vol. in-8 reliure de l'époque demi-chagrin vert, Seconde série de la Bibliothèque latine-française, C. L. F. Panckoucke, Paris, 1845, 139-279 pp. Rappel des titres : Poésies de Priscien. La Périégèse. Les poids et mesures. Eloge d'Anastase. [ Suivi de : ] Préceptes médicaux de Serenus Sammonicus [ Avec : ] Macer Floridus. Des Vertus des Plantes [ Avec : ] Marcellus. De la Médecine. Poëme. Très rare exemplaire de l'édition originale de ces traductions de Priscien, Serenus Sammonicus et Macer Floridus. Bon état (dos très lég. frotté, qq. rouss.) pour cette édition bilingue latin-français. Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Condylura Cristata (Common Star-Nose Mole) [Plate 69]

      Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1845. unbound. very good(+). Folio quadruped print. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Page measures 21.25" x 27.25". From First Imperial Folio edition of J.J. Audubon&#39;s "Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America". A few small tears to edges. John James Audubon (1785-1851) was an American naturalist, painter and ornithologist who did extensive field work studying birds before painting them. By the late 1830&#39;s, he was planning a new book on the viviparous quadrupeds of North America. Audubon was assisted by many family members in this enterprise including his two sons. Please visit our gallery for more Audubon prints.

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        Beschreibende und malerische Darstellung der k. k. Österreichischen Staatseisenbahn von Olmütz bis Prag.

      Wien, Förster, 1845. - 24, (6) SS. Mit 40 Tonlithographien auf 20 Tafeln u. 10 (4 mehrfach gefalteten) lith. Karten bzw. Plänen. Bedruckter Originalpappband. Gr.-8vo. Erste und einzige Ausgabe. Die hübschen, von Nebehay/W. Franz X. Sandmann zugeschriebenen Ansichten zeigen u. a. Olmütz, Mährisch Schönberg, Trübau, Brandeis, Pardubitz, Böhmisch Brod, Kolin und Prag. Die Pläne illustrieren den Streckenverlauf, zeigen Längsprofile, Viadukte, Brücken, Tunnels und Bahnhöfe. In den Innendeckeln befinden sich 2 zusätzliche, bei Nebehay/W. nicht erwähnte lithographierte Stadtpläne von Olmütz und Prag. - Der Einband etwas fleckig und bestoßen, innen sauber und kaum fleckig. Nebehay/Wagner 179. Metzeltin 1264. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Colomba / Prosper Me?rime?e ; compositions de Gaston Vuillier ; grave?es a? l'eau-forte par Omer Bouchery

      - Superbe exemplaire de cette belle édition orné des gravures d'après Gaston Vuillier, le notre de passe, orné d'un envoi autographe de l'éditeur sur la page du justificatif A mon ami M. Chatrysouvenir de l'éditeur [ signature] Reliure en plein maroquin signée F REGEREAU AUTEUR:Vuillier, Gaston (1845-1915). Illustrateur; Bouchery, Omer (1882-1962). Illustrateur; Me?rime?e, Prosper (1803-1870) TITRE:Colomba / Prosper Me?rime?e ; compositions de Gaston Vuillier ; grave?es a? l'eau-forte par Omer Bouchery LIEU: EDITEUR, DATE: Paris : Ferroud, 1913. COLLATION:222 p FORMAT: 23 x 17 cm RELIURE: Belle reliure en plein maroquin, dos à nerfs orné d'un joli décor doré aux fers dorés. Les fleurs de lotus mosaiqués d' eléments en maroquin crème et rouge, travail très fin de toute beauté. Triple filet ILLUSTRATIONS: Belles compositions de Gaston Vuillier ; grave?es a? l'eau-forte par Omer Bouchery ( planches sous serpente) ETAT: Bel exemplaire, reliure solide et très décorative, dos insolé ainsi que les bords des plats. Intérieur impeccable. POIDS: 1100 g [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Handbüchlein der Lustfeuerwerkerei : Eine praktische Anweisung zur Anfertigung aller Gegenstände der Lustfeuerwerkkunst, als: Schwärmer, Raketen, Räder, Sonnen, Lanzen, Windmühlenflügel, Leuchtkugeln, bengalische Flammen etc., so wie vollständiger Land- und Wasserfeuerwerke. Für Alle, welche sich mit dieser Kunst beschäftigen, insbesondere aber für Dilettanten

      Quedlinburg und Leipzig, Basse, 1845.. Zweite Auflage. Mit 29 gefalt. lithograph. Tafeln. XII, 178 S. HLwd. d. Zt.. Etwas berieben und bestoßen. Mit mehreren handschriftl. Eintragungen und Unterstreichungen. Mehrfach gestempelt (August Blaschke, Pyrotechnischer Betrieb). Tls. stockfleckig.

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        Delle Alterazioni Patologiche delle Arterie per la legatura e la torsione esperienze ed osservazioni.

      Tip. di Giuseppe Bernardoni di Gio 1845 PORTA, Luigi (1800-1875). Milano, Tip. di Giuseppe Bernardoni di Gio, 1845. In-folio, cartonatura edit. x, 439, (1) pp. e 13 tavole finemente incise in rame da L. Bramati ripiegate f.t. Edizione originale. Bellissimo esemplare con invio autografo dell' autore. > (Leonardo, History of surgery, p. 279). Hirsch, IV, p. 687. Wellcome Hist. Med. Library, IV, p. 418. Wangensten, The rise of surgery, pp. 260-61. Leonardo, Lives of master surgeons, pp. 343-44.

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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.

      Washington. 1845. - 693pp. plus twenty-two plates and five maps (three folding, one in a separate folder). Original blindstamped cloth, spine gilt. Corners lightly worn, cloth starting to separate at rear hinge. A few scattered spots of foxing, but generally quite clean internally. Very good. The Senate issue of the Fremont report, certainly one of the most important single pieces of Western Americana. In various editions this report was more widely read than any other account of the West before the gold rush, and the text and map had a profound effect on the routes frequented during the great period of emigration. The maps include the huge folding "Map of.Oregon & North California in the Years 1843-44," with many lakes and rivers traced in color. Fremont also made substantive contributions as a naturalist, mainly through the work of John Torrey, who accompanied the expedition. WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI 497. RITTENHOUSE 229. WHEAT GOLD REGIONS 3266. TWENEY 89, 22. HILL 640. ZAMORANO 80, 39. MINTZ 165. COWAN, p.223. HOWES F370. SABIN 25845. WAGNER-CAMP 115:1. GRAFF 1437. TAXONOMIC LITERATURE 1852. Coats, THE PLANT HUNTERS, p.322.

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        The Complete Herbal to which is now added, upwards of one hundred additional herbs, with a display of their medicinal and occult qualities. Physically applied to the cure of all disorders incident to mankind: to wich are

      Subject: (Botanica). London, Kelly, 1845, 4to leg. t.tela mod. titoli in oro al dorso, pp. VI-398-(4) con un ritr. inc. in rame in antip. e 20 tav. di botanica officinale, tutte inc. in rame e colorate a mano.

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        War Dance taken from The North American Indian Portfolio

      Printed by Day & Haghe, Lith. to the Queen, London., London and New York 1844 and 1845 - The North American Indian Portfolio George Catlin was the first artist to travel widely among the Plains Indians of North America and create an important body of paintings and graphics to illustrate their customs and artifacts. His purpose was both unselfish and romantic. He wanted, and labored unceasingly, to persuade his contemporaries that Native American culture should be honored and preserved. During the 1830's, Catlin gathered artifacts and turned his sketches and recollections of the prairie into paintings. These were shown in 'Catlin's Indian Gallery' which drew enormous crowds in Philadelphia, New York, Washington, Boston and, finally, London and the Continent. In 1844, Catlin issued 'The North American Indian Portfolio' to further publicize his cause. The lithographs ranged from portraits to tribal ceremonies, from the anecdotal to the idealized. Above all, his pictures emphasized 'the struggle for survival that was thought to shape the force and independence of savage character' (Tyler, 'Prints of the American West', p.31). Publication City: London and New York Medium: Hand-colored lithographs Dimensions: 16.5 x 23 inches (page size) Date: 1844 and 1845

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        Margherita Pusterla, racconto di

      Firenze: Felice le Monnier 1845 Firenze: Felice le Monnier, 1845. (BROWNING, ELIZABETH BARRETT) 8vo. [2], 516, [2] pp. Full contemporary vellum, gilt spine with red leather label. With the engraved bookplate of Edith [Story] Peruzzi de' Medici on the front pastedown. Fine copy, in a quarter brown morocco slipcase with chemise. OCLC 2673701 . Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "Edith Marion Story, from her affectionate friend, Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Rome - Dec 26 - 59." Edith Story (1844-1907) was the daughter and youngest child of the expatriate American sculptor, lawyer and author, William Wetmore Story, who was the subject of a 1903 biography by Henry James entitled WILLIAM WETMORE STORY AND HIS FRIENDS. Among the closest of those friends were the Brownings. Elizabeth, in particular, was especially grateful to 15-year-old Edith for the generosity and kindness she showed the Brownings' son, Pen, barely 10 years old at the time his mother gave this book to her. Edith later married Simone de Peruzzi de' Medici, and became a writer

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        The Christmas Books: A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life and The Haunted Man and the Ghost&#39;s Bargain

      London: Chapman & Hall and Bradbury & Evans, 1845-1860 Five volumes. "A Christmas Carol" (London: Bradbury and Evans, 1860), fourteenth edition; "The Chimes" (1845), first edition, second issue; "The Cricket on the Hearth" (London: Bradbury and Evans, 1846), tenth edition; "The Battle of Life" (London: Bradbury and Evans, 1846), first edition, fourth issue; "The Haunted Man and the Ghost&#39;s Bargain" (London: Bradbury and Evans, 1848), first edition, first issue. All volumes finely bound in full red polished calf by Bayntun (Riviere), with gilt-ruled panels to the front and rear covers, five raised bands to the spine, contrasting leather bands to the spines, full gilt titles and decorations to the spines, all edges gilt, gilt inner turn-ins, marbled endpapers, cloth ribbons as bookmarks. Each volume has minor wear to the spine head and tail, some rubbing and slight chipping to the spine, slight scuff to the covers. Each volume with fresh and clean pages, excepting the minor scattered spotting on the color plates and their surrounding pages in "Christmas Carol," very slight spotting to the title vignette pages in "Chimes," and the hint of smudging to the front fly leaves in "Battle of Life." Overall, a very attractive and near fine set, housed together in a red slipcase with only minor wear to the corners. Smith II 5, 8, 9. The Christmas Books is the name given to Charles Dickens&#39; mid-nineteenth century series formatted after and including his 1843 masterpiece, A Christmas Carol. Each novel in the series is marked by a strong moral and social message, the transformation of a hardened character to a more caring individual, and, of course, the holiday season. While each novel is unique and has its own attributes, none of the works achieved the critical success and timelessness of A Christmas Carol. Unusual for Dickens, each of the Christmas Books were published first as novels without prior serial publication. Additionally, each of the novels is illustrated in black and white, with the exception of A Christmas Carol, which contains plates with color illustrations. This set of the Christmas Books contains the original publisher&#39;s cloth bindings bound into the back of the texts.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Doyle, Richard; Landseer, Edwin; Leech, John; Maclise, Daniel; Tenniel, John; Stanfield, Clarkson; Stone, Frank.

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