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        Vocabolario dei dialetti della città e diocesi di Como con esempi e riscontri di lingue antiche e moderne. [- Saggio di vocabolario della Gallia Cisalpina e Celtico e appendice al vocabolario dei dialetti della città e diocesi di Como, aggiuntavi in fine una proposta d'illustrazioni d'alcune voci della Divina Commedia.

      dalla Società Tipografica de' Classici Italiani, 1845. 2 volumi in 1 in-8° (cm. 23,5), legatura del XX secolo in m. tela e angoli con piatti marmorizzati (priva di tassello) con brossura editoriale a stampa di entrambi i tomi conservata; pp. XLV [3] 479 [5], XI [1b] 139 [1] in ottimo stato. Edizione originale con aggiunta dell'appendice di questo raro studio di linguistica vernacolare. «L'opera che ho alle mani mi pare ancora da nessuno tentata» [p. XXVI]. Il Monti, avverso al purismo toscano, raccoglie oltre diecimila voci del Lago di Como e delle sue valli (Valtellina, Verzasca, Maggia, Leventina, Blenio, ecc.) come «prezioso monumento della nostra popolar favella [che] gioverebbe talvolta a mostrare la derivazione delle voci italiane» [p. V-VI]. Cfr. Bibl. Bacchi Della Lega 18-19; Bacchetti-Poli 501-502; Bocca 1448-87; Pagliaini II, 760. Ottimo esemplare.

      [Bookseller: Gabriele Maspero Libri Antichi]
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        Two Abolitionist Salt Cellars, or Small Vases

      1845 - Two small footed salt cellars or vases. Approximately 2.25" tall and 2.25" in diameter. White soft paste porcelain, each bearing the classic image of a kneeling chained female slave. On the opposite side of each is the printed phrase: "Take courage -- go on -- persevere to the last. Thomas Clarkson Age 84." Clarkson actually uttered the phrase at age 80 in 1840, at the anti-slavery convention in Freemasons' Hall, London. Presumably these vases would date from between 1840 and 1845, and were almost certainly either manufactured in England for the American export market (slavery having been abolished in England with the passage of the Slavery Abolition Act in 1833, after which time Clarkson focused his efforts on abolishing slavery in the U.S.), or manufactured in America itself. While we are somewhat out of our depths identifying porcelain, our consultations with others more expert lead us to believe the former. Fine condition, with no visible flaws. Rare -- while we have seen other vintage abolitionist china -- most notably the jasper ware "Slave Medallion" depicting the famous and similar image of a kneeling male slave, made by Josiah Wedgwood, we have never encountered these vases, and can find no reference to them.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Index Entomologicus; or, a complete illustrated catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects of Great Britain, containing 1944 figures of moths and butterflies, accurately engraved and carefully coloured after nature

      London: Privately published by William Wood, . Second printing. 1845 - Pp. xii, 1-266, (1); with 54 hand-colored engraved plates illustrating 1,944 individual butterflies and moths. Later one-half tan calf leather, spine with five raised bands with red morocco title lettered in gilt label in one compartment, over attractive marbled boards and with matching marbled endpapers, lg 8vo (8.5 x 5.4 inches; 220 x 140 mm). The first printing of this work was published in 1839; this second printing was issued in 1845. The second printing was the final one that was published privately by the author. A later edition was issued in 1854 but that edition was edited by edited by J. O. Westwood and published by G. Willis, London-based publisher. This second printing contains a one-page errata sheet and a four-page list of subscribers; both follow the preface. No ownership marks. See also Nissen ZBI, 4458. Mild offsetting from some color plates onto the facing pages, one color plate with slight marginal foxing; a tight and clean copy in very good condition in a very attractively binding.

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        A booke of Christmas carols, illuminated from ancient manuscripts in the British Museum

      London: Henry G. Bohn, [1845]. 4to (19 cm; 7.5"). [16] ff.; illus. The first of Cundall's illuminated gift books. A lovely example of high-Victorian "medievality," the volume has four full-page, gold-bordered illustrations and each text page is given a beautifully executed border copied from a manuscript in the British Museum; the borders on the twelve rectos are complex, pictorial, and unique with those on versos being uniform and stylized. The texts are from a variety of sources including the Bible, Wynken de Worde, Herrick, and Edmund Bolton, and all leaves, of heavy white paper printed using letter-press for text and chromolithography for illustrations and borders, are set into the binding on narrow tapes.    The colophon, in noting that the work has been "Selected and arranged by Joseph Cundall. Drawn and lithographed by John Brandard. Printed in colours by Messrs. M. & N. Hanhart. Printed with type by Charles Whittingham," describes what really was => an all-star cast.    Binding: Deep claret morocco, spine compartments ornately stamped and lettered in gilt; covers framed using multiple rolls, fillets, and individual devices, accomplished in gilt and blind. Board edges bear a single gilt rule; volume with delicate gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Binding signed by => Zaehnsdorf with their small stamp on verso of front free endpaper.    Provenance: Signature of Dorothea Burrell and gift inscription to Henrietta Edith Burrell dated "Xmas 1883"; later in the library of American collector Albert A. Howard (sans indicia).         McLean, Cundall, p. 58. Bound as above, morocco lightened to olive on spine; gently rubbed at corners, light pencilling on flyleaves. Variously light to moderate spotting and age-toning, inscriptions as above. => A luxurious production using "modern" technologies to make brilliant nontraditional use of a noteworthy "ancient" manuscript collection.

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        Darstellende Geometrie. Text- und Tafelband. Deutsch bearbeitet und bereichert mit den neuesten Fortschritten der Isometrischen Projektionslehre nebst einer allgemeinen Begründung dieser Wissenschaft von O. Möllinger.

      Solothurn: Jent und Gassmann 1845. Textbd.: XV, 538 S., 3 Bll. Tafelbd.: XV, 538 S., 3 Bll. Insges. 87 (statt 86) Lithographien, (davon 2 doppelblattgroß) lose in O.Mappe. OHalbleder. 22x14 cm bzw. Halbleinen 42x28 cm. - Textband.: Ebd. stärker berieben, Buchecken bestoßen, Titelei u. S. stockfleckig, Vors. im Falz etw. beschädigt. ; Tafelband: Ebd. fleckig, Die Lithographien meist gering randfleckig, wenige m. einem größeren Fleck am Rand, vier stärker fleckig, eine Lithographie doppelt beiliegend. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Naturwissenschaften: Mathematik

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        MICROGRAPHY PORTRAIT OF KING LUDWIG I OF BAVARIA: LOUIS I KOENIG VON BAYERN PFALZGRAF BEY RHIEN, HERZOG VON BAYERN, FRANKEN, U: IN SCHWABEN, & &

      Lithograph, lightly tinted (Excellent Condition, strong printing quality, wide blank margins), full sheet: 74 x 55 cm; printed area: 45 x 36.5 cm. - [Bavaria, probably Munich, circa 1845]. Extremely rare, seemingly unrecorded – a large-format lithographed portrait of King Ludwig I of Bavaria, largely constructed through the extraordinary technique of micrography. - This impressive work is a large, lithographed half-length, seated portrait of King Ludwig I of Bavaria, most of which is constructed through the extraordinary technique of micrography. The work was "drawn and lithographed" in Bavaria, likely in Munich, around 1845, by Johann Baptist Braunhofer, an otherwise unknown artist, but evidently one of considerable skill. The basic template for the work is taken from a well-known oil portrait of Ludwig I by Beda. The present composition is faithful to the antecedent except that the king’s body, much of his throne, and the table and box in the background, are entirely constructed of micrographic lines of text in gothic script, extolling the monarch’s many achievements. The technique of micrography is an ancient one, having been developed by Jewish scribes in Egypt around the 9th Century. It was practiced in Germany by Jewish artists as early as 1300, and was adapted by engravers, such as Johann Micheal Püchler, during the late 17th Century. However, because of the extremely demanding technical nature of micrography, only a small number of artists ever practiced the technique, such that all pieces, in any media, are today very rare. Lithography is an especially challenging medium in which to execute micography, requiring far greater skill than simply drafting, or even engraving, the miniscule lines of text. The present work, executed in Gothic script, is thus an especially impressive accomplishment. Indeed, very few examples of lithographed micrography are known. The mysterious creator of the present work, Johann Baptist Braunhofer, was a contemporary of Louis Glück Rosenthal (1804-74), the Poznan-born Jewish artist who created several magnificent lithographed micrographic works while resident in London. The subject of the work, King Ludwig I of Bavaria (1786 – 1868, reigned 1825 - 1848), was the most revered Bavarian ruler of the modern era. He was a great statesman and patron of the arts, sciences, as well as a major collector of antiquities. However, he fell afoul of the new liberal trends brought about by the Revolution of 1848, and was, that year compelled to abdicate his throne, spending the rest of his life in exile. That being said, Ludwig I maintains an estimable legacy to this day, as many of his collections form the basis of Munich’s great museums. The present work is extremely rare, and seemingly unrecorded; we have not been able to trace even a mention of the work anywhere. References: N / A, Unrecorded.

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        Die Völker des Erdballs nach ihrer Abstammung und Verwandtschaft, und ihren Eigenthümlichkeiten in Regierungsform, Religion, Sitte und Tracht. 2 Bände.

      Brüssel u. Lpz., Muquardt 1845. \"4°, 462 S.; VIII, 336 S.; mit zus. 150 handkol. Abb., OHldrbde., berieben, schwach lichtspurig, Rücken geblichen, im ersten Band eine Seite etwas rissig, Textspiegel tlw. schwach gebr., vereinzelt kl. Stockfl., im zweiten Band Gelenk leicht beschäd., schwach gebräunt.\" Erste Ausgabe. Vollständig, mit allen 150 naturgetreuen, altkolorierten Kupfertafeln. Umfangreiche Arbeit des deutschen Historikers und Kartographen Heinrich Berghaus (1797-1884). Die vorzüglich kolorierten Kupfertafeln zeigen Trachten und Bekleidungen der `Völker des Erdballs`. Versand D: 15,00 EUR Reise, Geographie, Völkerkunde, Ethnology, Travel, Geography

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        Manuscript Diary from 1842-1845

      New York 1845 - Small quarto. Blank book with lined pages. Half leather with marbled paper boards. Closely and legibly written on 191 pages and consisting of approximately 50,000 words. Lightly worn edges and rubbing, very good or better. Marriage certificate signed by Gardiner Spring, minister of the New York Old Brick Church and by wedding guests, (Samuel R. Betts, Anna Metcalf, and A. J. Spring, etc.) and newspaper articles about William H. Metcalf laid in. An engaging diary written between 1842 and 1845, jointly written by James W. Metcalf and his wife, Maria C. Betts Metcalf. Maria Betts was the daughter of a New York State Judge and U.S. Representative, Samuel R. Betts; James Metcalf was a clerk at the District Court, Southern District of New York. He was also the brother of noted art collector and amateur photographer, William H. Metcalf of Milwaukee. The diary begins with their wedding day on July 12, 1842 in New York ("the great event is over at last we are one") and continues with a detailed account of their adventures on their honeymoon with each of the pages numbered and dated, much describing the beauty that surrounds them. "There is a very picturesque view of the city from the top of one of the hills in the cemetery, near here, and the trees are so arranged, either accidentally, or by design, as to have the appearance of a frame to the picture, which produces a singular effect." On their honeymoon they traveled to several cities in Canada including Ontario, Montreal, and Quebec before returning home to New York in early August 1842 ending their "Wedding Jaunt Times."The entries next tell of the couple's daily lives together. Many treat on identical subjects from different perspectives recounting their walks about the town, seeing family or friends, and the sermons they hear on Sundays. While most are well-received there are some that James comments on: "the sermon was not so well digested as I have heard them and is not so easily summed up. We are all mortal and if our fathers and even the prophets died, upon what grounds can we hope to escape? We should then prepare for death and that immediately." Both Maria and James write of her ill-health, presumably from her first pregnancy, and she is often unable to attend church. It's only after having the child that she resumes her attendance. Their child is not talked about often in the diary but was born sometime in June 1843. "This night our dear boy has been publicly dedicated to the lord. He was baptized. and named James Betts." While James has written most of the entries in the beginning of the diary, Maria wrote a significant portion of the later ones. During this time James was away on a business trip and Maria wrote every day, from the time he left to the time he returned, about what has gone on. Many entries speak of his absence and waiting on his next letters, "no letters this morning, therefore I have been quite sanguine in my expectations of seeing James tonight, I am not disappointed." When James returned the entries become spaced out over weeks to months rather than days apart as they had been previously. They write about business endeavors, the passing of loved ones, and how is child growing. "Today our dear boy is nine months old. He can walk alone (for a short distance) and has cut his first tooth, a good size front one in the upper jaw." The entries for 1844 end in April of that year but there is one last entry, several pages long, written on September 23, 1845. This entry by Maria glosses over the time missed in-between. While their lives stayed mostly consistent the larger events include their having another child and losing some of their family members. Maria writes, "I hope that with the assistance of my husband we shall be more diligent in future," however, this entry ends abruptly and no other entries follow. Genealogy records indicate that the couple had three more children. Many of the children and James himself were outlived by Maria who eventually passed aw [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gesamtansicht ('Alt-Breisach vom Badhause aus gesehen').

      - kolorierte Lithographie v. Bichebois & Adam n. Chapuy b. L. Sachse & Co. in Berlin, 1845, 31,5 x 40

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

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

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        The Shipwrecked orphans. A true narrative of the shipwreck and sufferings of John Ireland

      and William Doyley who were wrecked in the ship Charles Eaton on an island in the South Seas. New Haven, Connecticut : S. Babcock, [1845]. Series: Teller's Tales, New Series, no. 5. Probably the first American edition. Square duodecimo, original decorative stiff wrappers (rubbed and darkened; short tears at fore-edge of upper wrapper; paper loss along spine), lower wrapper with publisher's advertisement; front free-endpaper with ownership inscription dated January 1, 1846; title page with lithographed vignette (mild damp stain at top edge); 64 pp, illustrated with 8 full page lithographed plates; corners of leaves dog-eared, scattered foxing and few short edge tears; a fair, complete copy of a fragile and scarce children's book. Ferguson, 4078a: ""This 'True narrative.' published for juvenile readers is very rare." An account of the shipwreck of the barqueCharles Eaton on the Great Barrier Reef off Cape York in 1834, and the subsequent fight for survival by two young boys, John Ireland (the cabin boy) and William Doyley (the son of a passenger). Ireland and Doyley were ultimately the only two souls to be rescued by Europeans; other survivors of the wreck were either murdered by local Aborigines or traded by them to neighbouring groups.

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        Die im Bernstein befindlichen organischen Reste der Vorwelt gesammelt in Verbindung mit mehreren bearbeitet und herausgegeben.

      Berlin, Nicolai, 1845 - 1856. 2 Bände mit je zwei Abteilungen in einem Band. Mit insgesamt 32 (davon 6 kolorierten bzw. teilkolorierten) lithographischen Tafeln. 4 Bl., IV, 125 S., 2 Bl., IV, 124 S., 2 Bl., 125 S. HLwd. d. Zt.39,5 x 29,5 cm. Erste Ausgabe. – Nissen, ZBI 319 – BMC (Natural History), S. 137 – Engelmann, S. 585. – Sehr seltene und erste umfassende Monographie über Bernsteininklusionen, basierend auf der Privatsammlung des Danziger Augenarztes Georg Carl Berendt (1790-1850). Nach seinen Tod wurde das Werk von den Paläontologen Ernst Fr. Germar, Heinrich Göppert, Carl L. Koch und Hermann A. Hagen fertiggestellt. - Kapitale gering angeplatzt, Kanten beschabt, Hinterdeckel kratzspurig. Papierbedingt etwas gebräunt, einige Tafeln auf flaueren Abzügen auf bräunlichem Papier, insgesamt aber sehr gut erhalten. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Flore de Maine et Loire. Troisième édition, revue et considérablement augmentée

      Angers et Paris, Lainé et J.-B. Baillière, 1845, , [4]-440 pp, , Nouvelle édition de cette flore parue à l'origine en 1830. L'auteur se propose ici d'offrir à ses élèves un tableau complet, ni trop abrégé, ni trop détaillé, de toutes les plantes qui croissent en Anjou. L'ouvrage est précédé de l'exposition du système sexuel de Linné et de l'exposition de la clef analytique de Lamarck. Guépin (1778-1858) fut professeur à l'école secondaire de médecine d'Angers. Il en deviendra le directeur en 1853. Son herbier et sa bibliothèque ont été légués à la bibliothèque municipale. ON JOINT : Le Supplément à la Flore du Maine et Loire du même auteur, en édition originale : Angers, V. Pavie, 1842. [8]-63 pp. Broché, couverture jaune de l'éditeur. ENVOI non signé de l'auteur en première de couverture, à Mr Tulasne. Ce supplément a paru pour compléter la seconde édition, publiée en 1838 ; les ajouts qui y figurent ont, en conséquence, été intégrés dans l'édition de 1845 que nous présentons. En 1850 sera publié un Supplément spécifique pour cette édition. Étiquettes et cachets annulés de l'Institut catholique de Paris, étiquettes en pied des dos. Cachet de l'Archevêché de Paris au titre de la Flore de Maine et Loire, dos passé. Couverture du Supplément usée et dos cassé.

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        Furniture with Candelabra and Interior Decoration designed by R. Bridgens

      William Pickering, London 1845 - (14 3/4 x 11 1/2 inches). Hand-coloured engraved title page, 2pp. letterpress list of plates, 58 hand-coloured engraved, etched and aquatinted plates (one double-page and assigned two numbers in the plate list, 5 by and after Bridgen, 22 by Shaw after Bridgen, and 31 unassigned). Contemporary plum cloth, neatly rebacked in green morocco, silver tooling to the spine and lettering to the spine label, late 19th-century paper label with manuscript title on upper cover, later endpapers Provenance: J. Paul Lammers Furniture Designer (neat ink stamp to title, plate list and 7 plates) A finely-coloured copy of the second issue, of the first complete edition of this important early Victorian source work for furniture design in the Grecian, Elizabethan and Gothic styles. The first edition of this work is extremely rare and is known currently from the single incomplete copy in the RIBA British Architectural Library. It seems probable that the publication of this first edition, begun in 1825, was abandoned, and it was not until 1838 that the complete suite of plates was first published. The plate list is a little misleading as it runs from 1 to 60, but the work is complete as is: number 1 is the title, the double-page plate is numbered '53,54', the 57 single-page plates are numbered 2 - 52 and 55-60. Bridgens served as a pupil of George Bullock of Liverpool before trying to set up in business in Birmingham in the 1820s. The venture was not a great success, despite executing some interesting and avant-garde neo-Jacobean furniture designs for James Watt of Aston Hall, and Bridgens left England in 1825 for the West Indies. He stayed in Trinidad for seven years before returning to England, and in 1836 published his West Indian Scenery. from Sketches during a residence . in Trinidad . The present work followed, and seems to have been Bridgens final published work: the 1845 watermarks in the present example suggest that the complete work enjoyed some success: enough to warrant the publication of this second issue. Cf. British Architectural Library Early Printed Books 379 (and cf. 378 for the incomplete 1st edition); cf. Spelman 36:105. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A booke of Christmas carols, illuminated from ancient manuscripts in the British Museum.

      Henry G. Bohn, 1845. The first of Cundall's illuminated gift books. A lovely example of high-Victorian "medievality," the volume has four full-page, gold-bordered illustrations and each text page is given a beautifully executed border copied from a manuscript in the British Museum; the borders on the twelve rectos are complex, pictorial, and unique with those on versos being uniform and stylized. The texts are from a variety of sources including the Bible, Wynken de Worde, Herrick, and Edmund Bolton, and all leaves, of heavy white paper printed using letter-press for text and chromolithography for illustrations and borders, are set into the binding on narrow tapes. The colophon, in noting that the work has been "Selected and arranged by Joseph Cundall. Drawn and lithographed by John Brandard. Printed in colours by Messrs. M. & N. Hanhart. Printed with type by Charles Whittingham," describes what really was => an all-star cast. Binding: Deep claret morocco, spine compartments ornately stamped and lettered in gilt; covers framed using multiple rolls, fillets, and individual devices,accomplished in gilt and blind. Board edges bear a single gilt rule; volume with delicate gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Binding signed by => Zaehnsdorf with their small stamp on verso of front free endpaper. Provenance: Signature of Dorothea Burrell and gift inscription to Henrietta Edith Burrell dated "Xmas 1883"; later in the library of American collector Albert A. Howard (sans indicia).

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        A history of British birds [and] A history of British fishes.

      London Van Voorst & 1841 1845 - First edition of first work, second edition of second, together two works in five volumes (3 + 2) 8vo., wood-engraved illustrations throughout, luxuriously bound by White of Pall Mall in matching (but not uniform) full green morocco gilt, red morocco labels, all edges gilt, a fine set. A superbly bound set, rarely found in this state. Yarrell (1784 – 1856) was a noted English zoologist and one of the original members of the Zoological Society. He took over his father's bookshop and news agent's, but spent his spare time becoming a proficient shooter, angler and collector of specimens. He joined the Royal Institution in 1817, and having published his first zoological work, On the Occurrence of some Rare British Birds, was elected a fellow of the Linnean Society of London in 1825. Nissen, FBI 133; BBI, 1029; ZBI 4488. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Graham's Magazine, 1845. Edgar Allen Poe Biography, et. Al

      George R. Graham, Philadelphia 1845 - Tall Octavo. 284p. Jan-December (complete). This is the issue with the frontispiece of Edgar Allen Poe, facing page 49 and the first published biography of him on pages 49-53. James Russell Lowell's article on Poe includes the following poems in the February issue: "To Helen", "The Haunted Palace", "Lenore", and the controversial "Al Aaraaf". In the July issue his "The Imp of the Perverse" actually states his name as the author with a hand colored picture of flowers on the facing page. The October issue has his unsigned poem "The Divine Right of Kings". and his "The System of Dr. Tarr and Prof. Fether" is identified as his. Finally, the December issue has his "Stanzas [to F.S.O]". While all the poems listed here are by Poe, some did not list him as author.Bound in 3/4 calf over marbled paper covered boards, handsomely rebacked, double black leather spine label gilt.

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        The Chainbearer; or, The Littlepage Manuscripts. FIRST EDITION. 3 vols.

      Richard Bentley. 1845 Damp marking to lower corner of leading e.ps vol. III. Orig. drab boards, blue-green pebble grained cloth spines, sl. chipped & browned printed paper labels; inner hinges sl. weak. Contemp. ownership signature of Clement Sorby on titlepages & leading f.e.p. vol. I. Esher Armorial bookplates & later book labels of Christopher Clark Geest. A v.g. copy in the original binding. Each volume housed in a pale brown cloth fold-over box.Published before the first American edition of the same year. Scarce in commerce; only three copies recorded at auction since 1978. Cooper's second part of a trilogy that begins with Satanstoe and ends with The Redskins. The novels address the issue of land acquisition (measured by the chainbearer) and the westward march of 'civilisation' resulting in the displacement of native Americans. 'The plot has thickened' Cooper writes in his preface; 'and bloodshed has come to deepen the stain left on the country by the widespread and bold assertion of false principles. That portions of the community have behaved nobly under this sudden outbreak of a lawless and unprincipled combination to rob, is undeniable, and ought to be dwelt on with gratitude, and an honest pride ... but, while all this is admitted, and admitted not altogether without hope, yet are there grounds for fear, so reasonable and strong, that no writer who is faithful to the real interests of his country ought, for a single moment, to lose sight of them'.

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        Admiral Dupetit-Thouars : autograph letter signed, dated June 1845

      Manuscript in brown ink, single sheet, folding to form [4] sides, small octavo; written on 2 sides; headed Paris, le 5 Juin 1845, a note from Admiral Dupetit-Thouars to the publisher Baudry requesting copies of a course in philosophy; signed at the foot 'A. Du Petit Thouars'; address and postal markings to the last side; original folds; complete, clean and legible. 'Mon cher Monsieur Baudry, je vous prie de vous procurez et de m'envoyer le cours de philosophie de Cousin [Victor Cousin, 1792/1867, philospher and head of th École Éclectique). année 1827 et 1828. J'espère que vous ne trouverez pas mauvais que je m'adresseà vous pour cet objet, ma pensée en agissant ainsi se reporte au passé et c'est puisqu'il me semble que vous m'avez dit que vous vous occupiez de librairie, toutefois veuillez croire que c'està bonne intention que je vous fais cette demande. Veuillez me rapporter au souvenir de M. Gide [the publisher, Casimir Gide] ....' Dupetit-Thouars' voyage in the Vénus(1836-1839) was critical to the establishment of a French colonial presence in the Pacific, as well as for the promotion and protection of French commercial activities around the globe. His account, Voyage autour du monde, published between 1840 and 1846, ranks as one of the most important nineteenth century works on Pacific voyages. 'Dupetit-Thouars's account of his stay in California, in 1837, is one of the most important and complete records of the Mexican period. In 1838, the Vénus made a run for Easter Island, further investigated the coast of South America, then sailed for the Galápagos and Marquesas Islands, Tahiti and New Zealand. At Tahiti the expedition forced Queen Pomaré to write a letter to the King of France apologising for mistreatment of French priests, to pay an indemnity, and to salute the French flag. He had also made a treaty with Kamehameha III of Hawaii. After visits to Sydney and Mauritius, the ship sailed home, arriving after a voyage of thirty months…' (Hill).

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        \"Palais de la Grand Duchesse Marie Nicolaievna\". Blick zum Sommerpalast des Herzogs Maximilian von Leuchtenberg auf dem Landgut Sergiewka bei Peterhof, davor Staffage, links Aussicht über den Park zum Finnischen Meerbusen.

       Altkol. Lithographie mit Tonplatte von C. Schultz und Lemercier nach J. Meyer bei Velten, Sankt Petersburg, um 1845, 24,5 x 34,5 cm. Inschrift in Russisch und Französisch; aus \"Vues pittoresques des palais et jardins impériaux aux environs St. Petersbourg.\" - Herzog Maximilian (1817-1852), Sohn des Eugen Beauharnais und Enkel des Königs Max I. Joseph von Bayern, heiratete 1839 die Tochter des Zaren Nikolaus I., Marie Nikolajewna (1819-1876). Der Zar schenkte ihr diese Dacha, die Maximilian vom Architekten Andrej Ivanovich Stakenschneider (1802-1865) im Stil einer italienischen Villa umbauen ließ. Heute gehört der Park zum UNESCO-Weltkulturerbe. - Im breiten Rand ein Lichtrand. In Echtgoldleiste gerahmt. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Europa, Rußland

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        Cronisti e Scrittori Sincroni Napoletani

      Napoli, dalla Stamperia dell'Iride 1845 - DEL RE Giuseppe. 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, piatti rinnovati, titolo e fregi in nero ai dorsi. Copertine originali conservate. Il volume primo dedicato ai cronisti e scrittori del periodo normanno, il volume secondo ai cronisti e scrittori del periodo svevo. 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 comprenderà 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Woordenboek der zee-, stoom- en scheepsbouwkundige-termen, in de Hollandsche, Fransche en Engelsche talen. - Dictionnaire Français-Hollandais, des termes techniques employés dans la marine à voiles et à vapeur, dans l'architecture navale et commettage. - Dictionary of nautical-, steam- and shipbuilding-terms, in the English and Dutch.Amsterdam, widow of G. Hulst van Keulen, 1845[-1847]. 3 volumes. 8vo. Contemporary blue stiff paper wrappers.

      Bruzelius, 19th century maritime and naval dictionaries 1845 (www.bruzelius.info); Claes, Netherlandic dictionaries 2524; WorldCat (5 copies); cf. Cat. NHSM, p. 1002 (two other dictionaries by Reehorst); not in Crone Library; Polak. Surprisingly rare trilingual dictionary of nautical, steam and shipbuilding terms by the professional translator Karel Pieter ter Horst, who also composed two other polyglot dictionaries. With the first volume giving the translation of Dutch terms in French and English, and the second and third volume giving the translation of French and English terms in Dutch. Published by the well-known Dutch nautical publishing firm Van Keulen. Included is a small list of English terms with a Dutch translation of the parts of a steam engine, originally published in Huygens's Handleiding tot de kennis van het scheeps-stoomwerktuig (Van Keulen, 1847).With the library stamp on each title-page of the "Collegie Zeemanshoop" (in Amsterdam, established 1822) and some terms checked off. In very good condition, with a few leaves slightly foxed and the spines of the wrappers a bit worn. With the bolts of the second volume unopened. An essential source for nautical terminology

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        PETERSBURG., "Palais de la Grand Duchesse Marie Nicolaievna". Blick zum Sommerpalast des Herzogs Maximilian von Leuchtenberg auf dem Landgut Sergiewka bei Peterhof, davor Staffage, links Aussicht über den Park zum Finnischen Meerbusen.

      Altkol. Lithographie mit Tonplatte von C. Schultz und Lemercier nach J. Meyer bei Velten, Sankt Petersburg, um 1845, 24,5 x 34,5 cm. Inschrift in Russisch und Französisch aus "Vues pittoresques des palais et jardins impériaux aux environs St. Petersbourg." - Herzog Maximilian (1817-1852), Sohn des Eugen Beauharnais und Enkel des Königs Max I. Joseph von Bayern, heiratete 1839 die Tochter des Zaren Nikolaus I., Marie Nikolajewna (1819-1876). Der Zar schenkte ihr diese Dacha, die Maximilian vom Architekten Andrej Ivanovich Stakenschneider (1802-1865) im Stil einer italienischen Villa umbauen ließ. Heute gehört der Park zum UNESCO-Weltkulturerbe. - Im breiten Rand ein Lichtrand. In Echtgoldleiste gerahmt. Europa, Rußland

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        VIEWS IN INDIA, CHIEFLY AMONG THE HIMALAYA MOUNTAINS

      London & Paris: Fisher, Son, and Co.. Very Good. 1845. Hardcover. World cat dates this printing to 1845: [The preliminary leaves have been reprinted, and pp. 85-94, with the accompanying plates, are a new addition. The rest of the book is a duplicate of the 1838 edition. All engraved plates are dated 1838]. Large 4to. 37 full-page steel engravings (frontis is tissue-guarded) , most from drawings by Lt. White (illustrator) of the 31st Regiment of the East India Co on his Himalaya journey to the sources of the Jumna and Ganges rivers. [I-X, 11-94]. Clean maroon cloth. Gilt decorated leather spine with raised bands. All edges bright gilt. Spine edges lightly rubbed & front hinge starting (1/2 inch) by spine heel with cover firmly attached. Marbled endpapers. Except for light foxing mostly on the frontis & first (pictorial) title page the interior of text is tight, clean & intact. India; Engravings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 94 pages .

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        Darstellende Geometrie. Text- und Tafelband. Deutsch bearbeitet und bereichert mit den neuesten Fortschritten der Isometrischen Projektionslehre nebst einer allgemeinen Begründung dieser Wissenschaft von O. Möllinger.

      Solothurn: Jent und Gassmann 1845 - Textbd.: XV, 538 S., 3 Bll. Tafelbd.: XV, 538 S., 3 Bll. Insges. 87 (statt 86) Lithographien, (davon 2 doppelblattgroß) lose in O.Mappe. - Textband.: Ebd. stärker berieben, Buchecken bestoßen, Titelei u. S. stockfleckig, Vors. im Falz etw. beschädigt. ; Tafelband: Ebd. fleckig, Die Lithographien meist gering randfleckig, wenige m. einem größeren Fleck am Rand, vier stärker fleckig, eine Lithographie doppelt beiliegend. -- Wir akzeptieren VISA und MASTERCARD. Credit cards accepted. --- Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2700 OHalbleder. 22x14 cm bzw. Halbleinen 42x28 cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die alten Chroniken oder Denkwürdigkeiten der Stadt und Landschaft Zürich von den ältesten Zeiten bis 1820.

      Zürich, Schulthess, 1845 Gr.8°, 1 Bl., 16 S. (Lokal- u. Sachregister), 857 S., 10 S. (Subskripentenverzeichnis), 12 Aquatinta-Radierungen, Privat.-HLwd mit Rückenschild, Teilweise stockfleckig, Kanten etwas berieben, insgesamt kein schlechtes Exemplar. Erste Auflage. Mit hübschen. dekorativen Ansichten: [Zürich] Grosse Stadt. Kleine Stadt( gez. u. gestoch. von Franz Hegi); Eglisau (gez. von J. J. Meyer. gestoch. von Bodmer); weiters Rheinau. Grüningen. Cappel. Greifensee. Küsnacht. Schloss Wädenswil. Kyburg. Töss. Regensberg. Friedrich Vogel (1804-1855). Vogel setzte die chronischen Arbeiten von Bluntschli fort. die dieser 1704 mit «Memorabilia Tigurina» begann. In alphabetischer Reihenfolge werden sowohl Orte wie auch Begriffe. Personen und Ereignisse der Zürcher Geschichte abgehandelt. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Helvetica - Zürich

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        Instructions in Household Matters; Or, The Young Girl's Guide to Domestic Service Written by a Lady

      London: John W. Parker, 1845. Hardcover. Very good. The Second Edition. 8vo. viii, (9)-124pp. plus 4 page publisher's catalogue in rear. Illustrated Publisher's original; drab cloth blocked in blind on the upper board with a decorative frame around the tittle. Ownership name dated 1847 on front pastedown. Cloth faded, occasional soil, else a very good copy.

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        Das Pflanzenreich in vollstaendigen Beschreibungen aller wichtigen Gewaechse dargestellt, nach dem natuerlichen Systeme geordnet in zwei Baenden

      Verlag von Eduard Eisenach, 1845. Opera in lingua originale tedesca con caratteri gotici. Primo volume intermente di testo e secondo volume di sole tavole illustrate a colori.Deutsche Auflage. In ottavo

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        Travelling writing case belonging to Ernst August, Crown Prince of Hanover

      [London : Fitzmaurice West, circa 1845]. Portable writing case, 380 x 250 x 155 mm, in black morocco; hinged lid with collapsible gilt bronze carry handle; blind tooled decoration in the form of fleurs-de-lis and gilt stamped monogram with the German Gothic initialE surmounted by a royal coronet; front side with working Bramah lock, the steel key still attached to the carry handle with the original black ribbon; the lock is engraved 'F. West. Manufacturer to Her Majesty, Prince Albert and Royal Family. No. 1 St. James's Street'; the leather fitted interior, in matching black morocco, is original and virtually complete; it contains a removable compartmentalised tray with a Berry's Patent glass inkwell housed in a black morocco box with gilt bronze handle and working locking mechanism, stamped in gilt 'INK', and a Berry's Patent match safe, stamped in gilt 'LIGHT', containing its original flint and matches; an array of writing-related instruments including a mother of pearl pen, letter opener and ruler, with their original black morocco holder (one instrument is lacking); a dozen unused copper nibs; stationery items, including approximately 100 embossed envelopes and writing paper; two unused octavo size notebooks (a ledger book and diary), bound in limp black morocco, all edges gilt, spines stamped in gilt 'CASH' and 'JOURNAL', respectively; a black morocco portfolio for blotting paper; and three examples of the engraved business card of 'F. West, Cutler & Dressing Case Manufacturer, 1 St. James's Street, London. Successor to the late G. Palmer. By appointment to Her Majesty and H.R.H. Prince Albert'. Contained in the bottom of the box are a number of items auxiliary to the original contents; these include the young Ernst August's manuscript titled 'Guelphen Calender', a calendar of important dates in the history of the House of Guelph (square octavo, all edges gilt, 64 pages), in a presentation binding by Meyer, binder to the royal House of Hanover, gilt stamped monogram to front with the German Gothic initialsEA surmounted by a coronet, dated on the first page 21 September 1858, and with all entries relating to the young Prince's immediate family in red ink (the other entries in black throughout); a worn coin of Friedrich Augustus I, Elector of Saxony and king of Poland (1697-1704; 1709-1733); a calligraphic writing exercise listing the full official titles of the Prince's father, Georg V of Hanover (1819-1878); a juvenile pencil sketch depicting a royal scene; a writing exercise with important dates in the history of the House of Hanover in the first part of the nineteenth century; the young Prince's handwritten timetable for his daily instruction in French; a handwritten note on the Lords of Adenoys, the Prince's ancestors; and a manuscript letter of introduction, dated 20 September 1821, for Augustus Lutyens, grandson of General Waggenheim, written in London by M. Kennedy and addressed to his friend Admiral Sir Edmund Nagle in Hanover (Nagle was a trusted courtier of George IV of Great Britain and Ireland; while acting as emissary in Hanover in 1821, Nagle presumably passed this letter of introduction for Lutyens on to a member of the Hanoverian court; the letter found its final resting place in this royal writing case). Ernst August (Ernest Augustus), Crown Prince of Hanover, 3rd Duke of Cumberland and Teviotdale (1845-1923), was the eldest child and only son of the last king of Hanover, Georg V (1819-1878), and his wife Marie of Saxe-Altenburg. His great-grandfather was George III, king of Great Britain and Ireland. This travelling writing box, made around 1845 by the London maker Fitzmaurice West, would almost certainly have been a gift to the young prince from one of his British royal relatives (Ernst August's father, Georg V, was the cousin of Queen Victoria, the last Hanoverian monarch of Great Britain). According to the British Museum, 'Fitzmaurice West, cutlers and dressing case manufacturers to the Royal Family, succeeded G. Palmer at 1 St James's Street in 1844.' However, The Post Office London Directory (1843) records that 'West, late G. Palmer' was already at 1 St. James's Street. In any event, the fact that the business cards placed in the travelling case by its maker still contain the phrase 'Successor to the late G. Palmer' strongly suggest a date of manufacture of around 1845. The case and its contents appear to have been hardly touched, at least until after 1858, at which time the case also became a repository for the prince's monogrammed House of Guelph calendar and several other miscellaneous manuscripts and objects. Ernst August was deprived of the throne of Hanover upon its annexation by Prussia in 1866. He married Princess Thyra of Denmark in 1878. The last Hanoverian prince to hold a British royal title and the Order of the Garter, his descendants are in the line of succession to the British throne. Although he was the senior male-line great-grandson of George III, the Duke of Cumberland was deprived of his British peerages and honours for having sided with Germany in World War I. Provenance: Sotheby's,Property from the Royal House of Hanover, Munich, October 5 - 15, 2005; Martyn Cook, Sydney; Australian private collection.

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        NEUESTER GRUNDRISS DER K.K. HAUPT- UND RESIDENZSTADT WIEN MIT IHREN 34 VORSTAEDTEN UND ANGABE ALLER HAUS-NUMMERN.

      Wien, Mueller, 1845. Grande e bella pianta della città di Vienna litografata a colori, di cm. 62 x 81, suddivisa in 18 riquadri e montata su tela; è inserita in una custodia in cartoncino coevo (cm. 21,2x14) ed è molto ben conservata.

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        The Tabernacle in the Wilderness; the Shadow of Heavenly Things.

      Samuel Bagster and Sons, London 1845 - 'Four engravings, coloured, and inlaid with gold, silver, and brass, according to the texts of scripture.' Last plate is detached but extant. Frontis lacks tissue guard. Boards rather rubbed, dulled and faded with some heavy staining, corners bumped, spine ends chipped. Some foxing, browning and smudge marks throughout, however, text is clear, plates clean and bright. Presentation inscription to verso of ffep, signed and dated 1847 by the author. Size: Elephant Folio [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        HISTORY OF THE CONSULATE AND THE EMPIRE OF FRANCE UNDER NAPOLEON Forming a Sequel to "The History of the French Revolution"

      London: Henry Colburn. Very Good. 1845. First Edition. Hardcover. Twenty volumes bound in eleven. 1845-1862. Translated by D. Forbes Campbell. The only Authorized Edition. A sequel to The History of the French Revolution. 1/2 leather over marbled boards. Raised bands embellished with gilt. Each volume has two intact title labels. Page edges dyed red. Volume (1-2) illustrated with portrait frontispieces. 272pp and 252pp. (3-4) , 328pp; 322pp has pictorial frontispiece. (5-6) , 254pp; 302pp. (7-8) ,362pp; 378pp. (9) , 318pp. (10-11) , 230pp; 192pp. (12-13) 240pp; 251pp. (14-15) , 286pp; 253pp. (16-17) , 277pp; 480pp. (18-19) , 390pp; 361pp. And (20) , 440pp. Text blocks tight, clean & intact. Light foxing on first and last two pages.. Extremities lightly scuffed. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 6170 pages .

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        The Tabernacle in the Wilderness; the Shadow of Heavenly Things

      London: Samuel Bagster and Sons, 1845. 'Four engravings, coloured, and inlaid with gold, silver, and brass, according to the texts of scripture.' Last plate is detached but extant. Frontis lacks tissue guard. Boards rather rubbed, dulled and faded with some heavy staining, corners bumped, spine ends chipped. Some foxing, browning and smudge marks throughout, however, text is clear, plates clean and bright. Presentation inscription to verso of ffep, signed and dated 1847 by the author.. Signed by Author. Fourth Edition. Cloth. Fair. Elephant Folio.

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        Le Marchand d'Images [The Printseller]

      Lemercier, Paris 1845 - Lithograph by Jacot after a painting by Guillemin. Printed on wove paper with thick wove backing for support. Very good condition apart from some light soiling, mild rippling and a few minor foxing marks in the margins. This charming print represents a print seller attempting to sell his wares to a middle-class couple in a domestic interior. Most likely having spotted the only print in the sparsely furnished room, a faded religious subject hung over the armoire, the vendor selects a small image of the Madonna and Child from his portfolio, which he thinks might interest his potential clients. During the nineteenth century, prints were extremely popular among members of the middle-class. They were an inexpensive and consequently affordable way for people to own reproductions of works of art. Lithographs, which were invented in the late eighteenth-century, were particularly popular. Produced through a relatively easy process, they were the ideal medium through which images could be widely disseminated. Lemercier was one of the most prominent printers and publishers of lithographs in nineteenth-century Paris.

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        Tidskrift för den eleganta verlden. Tredje, Fjerde, Femte & Sjette årgången (i ett bind).

      Stockholm, Bonnier 1845, 1846, 1847, 1848. 4to. 96, 96, 96, 96 s. Samtidig skinnryggbind med marmorert overtrekkspapir. 14 plansjer i hver årgang 3 og 4, 13 plansjer i hver årgang 5 og 6, en plansje i svart/hvitt, resten i farger. Avskrapede kanter og ytre falser, støtte hjørner, rift i s. 23/24 i 5. årgangen, ellers litt gulnet, men stort sett pen materie. Bulletin fra London og Paris i hvert nummer: "Från London skrifver man oss i början af Jan.: Till de kappor, som begagnas vid promenad, antingen till fots eller i åkdon, är semmeten ovilkorligen det som har högsta företrädet. Bland andra prydnader på dessa kappor, är en garnering med svarta spetsar mycket omtyckt, hvilka spetsar ofta äro mycket dyrbara; öfver hvarje garnering sys dessutom något fint snörmakeriarbete. De mest omtyckta färgerna på sammetskapporna äro mörkblått och svart; hvilken senare dock mest användes."

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        \"Kiel\". Panorama-Gesamtansicht von Osten über die Bucht mit reicher Schiffsstaffage, im Vordergrund weidende Kühe.

       Lithographie mit Tonplatte von C. Müller nach J. Bünsow, gedruckt bei Baerentzen in Kopenhagen für Cetti-Rompano in Kiel, um 1845, 32 x 50 cm. Klose-Martius 158. - Mit sehr breitem Rand und in tadelloser Erhaltung. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Schleswig-Holstein

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        Album von Kissingen, Bocklet und Brückenau. In Stahlstichen nach Original-Zeichnungen.

      Kissingen und Frankfurt, Jügel, 1845. Querformat 20 x 28 cm. Farbiges Titelblatt und 29 Stahlstichtafeln (vollständig). Orig.-Halbleinenband mit Deckeltitel. *Schönes Album mit malerischen Ansichten von Bad Kissingen, seinen Quellen und Thermaleinrichtungen sowie seiner Umgebung Brückenau Bocklet, Frimberg, Aschach, Saline etc. Die Anzahl der enthaltenen Tafeln variiert: Engelmann (No. 613) verzeichnet 26 Ansichten; im Handel sind Exemplare mit 24 bis 30 Tafeln bekannt. - Das Glanzpapier der Einbanddeckel ist fleckig und berieben, innen gut erhalten, die Tafeln meist nur an den Rändern etwas gebräunt. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Mein Antheil an der Politik. 4 in 2 Bänden.

      8. Zus. ca. 1260 S., HLdr. d. Zt. m. Rückenverg. u. goldgepr. Rückenschild (Bde. 1-3 in einem Band) bzw. Marmor. Ppbd. d. Zt. m. Rückenverg. u. goldgepr. Rückenschild (Bd. 4). Erstausgabe wie meist ohne den erst 1845 in einem anderen Verlag erschienenen fünften Band. - Autobiographie des bedeutenden nassauischen Staatsmannes in der er ein lebhaftes Bild der napoleonischen Zeit und der diplomatischen Lage während der Freiheitskriege entwirft. I. Unter Napoleons Herrschaft II. Nach Napoleons Fall. Der Congreß zu Wien III. Der Bundestag IV. In der Einsamkeit. Die Briefe des Freiherrn von Stein an den Freiherrn von Gagern von 1813-1831. Mit Erläuterungen. - Einbände etw. berieben u. bestoßen. Innendeckel u. die Titelbll. der ersten drei Bde. gestempelt. Etw. gebräunt u. stockfleckig. - Holzmann/B. I, 2354

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        Historical Sketch of the Second War between the United States of America, and Great Britain, declared by Act of Congress, the 18th of June, 1812, and concluded by peace, the 15th of February, 1815. [Together with the Second Series:] History of the Second War.

      Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1845-52 - 4 volumes, octavo (224 x 140 mm). Late 19th-century red half morocco by Zaehnsdorf for the Chicago bookseller-publisher A. C. McClurg & Co., spines gilt-ruled on the raised bands, top edges gilt, marbled sides and endpapers. One or two gatherings lightly toned. An excellent set. Volume II printed in double-columns. First edition, "complete sets are scarce" (Sabin). An important history of the War of 1812 by Charles Jared Ingersoll (1782-1862), "the bright and knowledgeable Republican who sat in the Thirteenth Congress, [and who] wrote two valuable treatises that further illuminate the domestic history of the war [referring to both series, as presented here]" (Donald R. Hickey, The War of 1812: A Forgotten Conflict, 1995, p. 321). A very attractive set. Howes I-37; Sabin 34731. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Woordenboek der zee-, stoom- en scheepsbouwkundige-termen, in de Hollandsche, Fransche en Engelsche talen. - Dictionnaire Français-Hollandais, des termes techniques employés dans la marine à voiles et à vapeur, dans l'architecture navale et commettage. - Dictionary of nautical-, steam- and shipbuilding-terms, in the English and Dutch.Amsterdam, widow of G. Hulst van Keulen, 1845[-1847]. 3 volumes. 8vo. Contemporary blue stiff paper wrappers.

      - Bruzelius, 19th century maritime and naval dictionaries 1845 (www.bruzelius.info); Claes, Netherlandic dictionaries 2524; WorldCat (5 copies); cf. Cat. NHSM, p. 1002 (two other dictionaries by Reehorst); not in Crone Library; Polak. Surprisingly rare trilingual dictionary of nautical, steam and shipbuilding terms by the professional translator Karel Pieter ter Horst, who also composed two other polyglot dictionaries. With the first volume giving the translation of Dutch terms in French and English, and the second and third volume giving the translation of French and English terms in Dutch. Published by the well-known Dutch nautical publishing firm Van Keulen. Included is a small list of English terms with a Dutch translation of the parts of a steam engine, originally published in Huygens's Handleiding tot de kennis van het scheeps-stoomwerktuig (Van Keulen, 1847).With the library stamp on each title-page of the "Collegie Zeemanshoop" (in Amsterdam, established 1822) and some terms checked off. In very good condition, with a few leaves slightly foxed and the spines of the wrappers a bit worn. With the bolts of the second volume unopened. An essential source for nautical terminology [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Original Charters and Materials for a History of Neath and its Abbey, with Illustrations;

      Swansea: , 1845 Sm 4to, Limited Ed of 50, 1845, VG+, 27 pls. In half vellum, blue marbled boards, gilt tooling, a few marks, corners rubbed. Spine, lightly soiled, gilt titles to red calf label. Internally, blue marbled endpapers and text block edges, hal title, [7], (viii) only, [2] contents, [1], (x-xi), [1], [2], 2-3, 2, 2, [1], [1], 2, 2, 3, [1], 2, 2, 7, [1], [2], 10, 3, [1], 2, 4, 2, 2, 2, 5, [1], 4, 6, 5, [1], 18, 6, 2, 4, 12, 9, [1], 2, 2, 4, [2], 8, 4, 18 pp, 27 pls (1 coloured), printed by E Griffiths, High-Street, Swansea, binders label to fpd (Townsend, Swansea), with subscribers signature to half title ( N Edwards Vaughan of Rheola, Neath). Very uncommon. Charlotte Guest is also a subscriber, OCLC shows no copy at NLW. Francis, was a Welsh antiquary and too a prominent part in local issues. See WIKI.

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        11 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift.

      Rom, Wien u. Oriolo, 1845-1852. Zus. 33 S., 8° bis 4°. Kardinal Lodovico Altieri „wurde 1836 zum Titularerzbischof von Ephesus ernannt, erhielt er von Papst Gregor XVI. am 17. Juli 1836 die Bischofsweihe. Altieri war von 1836 bis 1845 Nuntius in Wien. Er wurde in pectore von Papst Gregor XVI. am 14. Dezember 1840 zum Kardinal ernannt, was nach seinem Rücktritt als Nuntius am 21. April 1845 publiziert wurde. Er wurde Kardinaldiakon von Santa Maria in Portico. 1845 wurde pro hac vice zum Kardinalpriester seiner Titeldiakonie erhoben. Danach wurde er Mitglied der römischen Kurie, zunächst Sektretär, seit 5. September 1861 Präfekt der Indexkongregation. Am 17. Dezember 1860 wurde er Kardinalbischof des suburbikarischen Bistums Albano. Er nahm am Konklave von 1846 teil, das Kardinal Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti zum Papst wählte. Pius der IX. ernannte ihn am 8. März 1863 zum Erzpriester der Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano“ (Wikipeadia). - Der Empfänger der auf Französisch abgefassten Briefe ist Jacques (Jacob) Mislin (1807-1878). Der aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen stammende Mislin konnte dank seines Onkels an der berühmten Lehranstalt von Porrentruy im Schweizer Kanton Bern studieren, wo er nicht viel später auch selbst unterrichten sollte. Der 1830 zum Priester geweihte kath. Theologe wurde 1836 auf Vermittlung des Grafen von Bombelle an den Wiener Hof berufen, wo er einer der Lehrer der Söhne von Erzherzog Franz Karl und Erzherzogin Sophie wurde und damit sowohl den zukünftigen Kaiser Franz Joseph wie auch Erzherzog Ferdinand Maximilian (später Kaiser Max von Mexiko) unterrichtete (u.a. auch in Erdkunde). Vor der Revolution von 1848 unternahm Mislin eine Pilgerreise von Wien über Budapest und Konstantinopel nach Jersusalem. Der danach erschienene Reisebericht wurde in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt und mehrfach nachgedruckt. In den folgenden Jahren leitete er die Bibliothek am Hof der Herzogin von Parma, Erzherzogin Marie Louise, wurde zum Abt von St. Maria von Deg (Ungarn), geheimer Kämmerer u. Hausprälat Papst Pius\' XI., Apostolischer Pronotar, Kanoniker der Kathedrale von Großwardein, Träger zahlr. Orden (u.a. von Spanien, Parma u. des Ritterordens vom Heiligen Grab zu Jerusalem) sowie Mitglied zahlr. Akademien. Der Verfasser zahlr. Publikationen und Vertraute des belgischen Königs und des Grafen von Chambord blieb nach der Rückkehr von seiner Pilgerreise in Wien, wo er weiterhin in persönlichem Kontakt mit dem Kaiserhaus stand. - In einem numerierten, von Mislin eigenh. beschrifteten Papierumschlag. - Versand D: 12,00 EUR Mislin, Altieri, Wien, Brief, Letter, Lettre, Briefe, Autograph, Autographe, Autographen, Autograf, Autografe, Autografen, Signatur, Signiert, Signed, Signature, Unterschrift, Eigenhändig, Handschrift, Handschriften, Manuscript, Manuscrit, ALS, A.L.S., LAS, L.A.S.

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        The poetical works

      William Pickering, London 1845 - Second Pickering edition, 16mo, pp. viii, [9]-353, [1]; engraved portrait frontispiece, printer's anchor and dolphin device on title-p.; bookplate on blank flyleaf else fine in full brown calf by Zaehnsdorf, triple gilt borders on covers enclosing an inner blind wavy border, the covers in a straight-grain pattern; beautiful gilt-decorated spine in 6 compartments, black morocco labels on spine, a.e.g.; a very nice binding. Issued in the publisher's Aldine Poets series. Kelly 1835.1 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        2 Eigenh. Brief m. U. O. O. u. D.

      Zusammen 5 SS. 8vo. Beide Briefe an einen Herrn Oppenheim: "'Grafensteiner Äpfel zu kaufen, davon kann in Braunschweig dies Jahr gar keine Rede sein'!!! So sehr man die Läden und die Apfelhöker schüttelt, es will um's Verrecken kein Grafensteiner mehr purzeln! Zu keinem Preise sind Grafensteiner Aepfel dort zu haben. Darum kosten auch die wenigen, welche ich Ihnen hier sende, gar nichts [...]. Eine drückende Bedingung jedoch sehe ich mich gemüßigt, zu stellen, nämlich: ‚Daß unser Freund und Ihr Hausknochen Becker die Hälfte davon zu eigner Nutznießung bekommt'. Schlussbemerkung: Eben fällt mir ein, daß auch noch einige Birnen dabei liegen [...]" (Eigenh. Brief mit U., 4 SS.). "Der gehorsamst Gefertigte wird mit großem Appetite erscheinen. Derselbe würde schon längst einen schwachen Versuch gemacht haben, Sie Abends in Whist zu vermöbeln, wenn er nicht ein gar so fleißiger Kopf wäre u Abends Transparent malen müsste [...]" (Eigenh. Brief mit U., 1 S.). - Henneberg studierte 1845-48 Jura in Göttingen und Heidelberg, war kurzzeitig am Stadtgericht Braunschweig tätig und wandte sich seit 1850 der Malerei zu. Er verbrachte ein Jahr an der Akademie in Antwerpen und war danach bis 1861 in Paris ansässig. Anschließend bereiste er Italien und ließ sich in Rom nieder, bevor er 1863 nach Deutschland zurückkehrte. Zunächst in München wohnhaft, wechselte er 1866 nach Berlin und ging 1873 wieder nach Rom. 1875 kehrte er nach Braunschweig zurück, wo er ein Jahr später starb.

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        Padua, Ponte d’Ezzelino.

      - Bleistift, auf Bütten, rechts oben bezeichnet und datiert „Ponte d’Ezzelino a Padova d 7t Sept 1845", rechts unten von anderer Hand nochmals bezeichnet und datiert sowie signiert „Mecklenburg". 19,8:25,5 cm. Zwei größere Einrisse hinterlegt und die dadurch entstandenen Spuren sowie ein Fleck im Himmel mit Deckweiß abgedeckt. Mecklenburg war Schüler von J.J. Faber in Hamburg und seit 1843 in München tätig. Er unternahm wiederholt Reisen nach Italien, besonders nach Venedig und Verona. In Museen von Hamburg, München und Rostock ist er mit Werken vertreten.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Frankfurt am Main, 7. Januar 1845. - 1 S. Gr.-4to. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: „Durch eine fatale Saumseligkeit und Nachlässigkeit desjenigen Herrn, dem die Besorgung Ihres Werkes hier an mich übertragen war, bekam ich erst vor wenigen Augenblicke[n] Ihre Ouverture eingehändigt, oder holte sie vielmehr selbst dort ab, da ich dieser Tage ganz zufällig erfuhr, daß derselbe schon lange Zeit etwas an mich abzugeben habe [.] Schade, daß das Uebersandte nicht 8–14 Tage früher abgegeben wurde, sonst hätte ich sogleich den Vorschlag gemacht, Ihre Ouverture in unserem nächsten Vereinsconcert zu machen, allein die Wahl ist leider schon getroffen, u. eine Abänderung nicht mehr möglich. So viel dürfen Sie von mir versichert sein, daß ich das Meinige thun werde, Ihre Ouvertüre, sobald u. so gut mir möglich zur Aufführung zu bringen [.]". – Aloys Schmitt erfuhr seine musikalische Ausbildung durch seinen Vater, einen Organisten, und später durch Johann Anton André und Georg Johann Vollweiler; seit 1806 in Frankfurt am Main lebend, trat er seit 1810 mit Erfolg als Pianist auf, unternahm Konzertreisen ins In- und Ausland, konzertierte und unterrichtete u. a. 1825/26 am Hof in Berlin. Sein kompositorisches Werk umfaßt Klavierwerke, Kammermusik, Symphonien, Opern und Lieder. – Mit kleineren Faltspuren und Randläsuren.

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

      Chapman and Hall, London 1845 - frontis, engraved title, 11 illustrations in text, 175p. Old but probably early 20th century green leather. 17cm. Front joint tender with modest splitting at ends. Internally Fine with just a hint of age-toning. All edges gilt. First issue with publisher's name within the vignette, colon on title-page and page 39 correctly numbered. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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