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        La PoupEe bien ElevEe suivi de la Lanterne maqique des petits enfants

      Paris: Lehuby c. 1845 Paris: Lehuby, [c. 1845]. (DOLLS) Edition illustrE. 8vo. With 12 lithographic plates on tinted background by Ch. de Saillet and Ch. Lemercier (Imp. Bertauts), numerous woodcut vignettes in text. Original cloth, spine titled in gilt, boards stamped in gilt and in blind, a.e.g. Rebacked preserving spine. Some wear at extremities, endpapers browned, still an attractive copy of this scarce book. Gumuchian, Les Livres de l'Enfance (1930) 4609 ("trËs rare") . The text is printed in large type; the plates are notable for the considerable detail of the children's clothing depicted in them. Described by Gumuchian as "very rare" in 1930

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        CENNI SULLA NAVIGAZIONE AEREA DALL'EPOCA DELLA SUA SCOPERTA SINO AI NOSTRI GIORNI. Corredati dai nomi di tutti i piu' celebri aeronauti e particolarmente di quelli che perirono in simili viaggi. $1Memoria$2.

      In-8 (mm. 240x166), bross. orig. con un pallone silografato (al piatto e al frontesp.), pp. 24, arricchito da una grande ?carta aereo-grafica da servire per la nuova ascensione aerostatica di F. Arban?, più volte ripieg. ed inc. in rame. La "Memoria" contiene anche la: ?Relazione di un viaggio aerostatico eseguito da Francesco Arban, pirotecnico ed aeronauta della città di Lione, e Descrizione del pallone di seta di m. 25 di circonferenza col quale eseguirà una nuova ascensione in agosto corrente anno, partendo dall?Anfiteatro dell?Arena in Milano, la di cui relazione farà quindi seguito alla presente?. Rara "edizione originale". Cfr. Tissandier ?Bibl. Aéronautique?, p. 61 - Darmon ?Dictionn. livres illustrés sur les ballons & machines volantes?, p. 110 e p. 26 (di Arban precisa): ?Aéronaute plein de courage, exécuta plusieurs ascensions tant en France qu?à l?étranger, et il passe pour avoir évolué au-dessus des Alpes en ballon? - Cat. Hoepli,978. Con lievi fiorit. ma complessivam. esempl. ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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        Journals of Expeditions of Discovery into Central Australia and Overland from Adelaide to King Georges Sound in the Years 1840-1; sent by the Colonists of South Australia, with the Sanction and Support of the Government: including an Account of the Manners and Customs of the Aborigines and the State of Their Relations with Europeans

      T.W. Boone London:: T.W. Boone,. 1845.. First edition. Orig. green ribbed & embossed cloth, spines lettered & decorated in bright gilt. The Arrowsmith maps of Australia are crisp. Expertly recased with the original cloth. Portrait of Eyre loosely inserted in front. With an early sketch portrait of Eyre by P. Thomas, and a cut signature as Governor of Jamaica. Drawing upon his experiences overlanding sheep in the 1830's, Eyre applied for the job of establishing an overland route to the west. He was accepted & convinced the committee to open up the land to the north first. In June 1840 the expedition started out but failed. Sending back all but Baxter & Wylie, Eyre set out from Fowlers Bay to cross the Bight. After much hardship & losing Baxter, Eyre & Wylie were saved by a French whaler which gave them supplies to continue. They arrived in Albany July 7, 1841. Ferguson 4031 states "This account of Eyre's explorations contains also much valuable information about the aborigines." Wantrup 133A. Ferguson 4031. There was a secondary remainder edition of Eyre published without any maps that seems to turn up more frequently than this issue with the maps. 2 vols., royal 8vo. Pp (ixx) & (1 pp ad), 448pp, frontis & 10 litho plates (&) (iv) ads, vi, 512pp, frontis & 10 litho plates, 8pp ads (undated).Orig. green ribbed & embossed cloth, spines lettered & decorated in bright gilt. The Arrowsmith maps of Australia are crisp. Expertly recased with the original cloth. Portrait of Eyre loosely inserted in front. Volume 1 contains one page of advertisements, for Hodgkinsons' "Reminiscences of Australia" 1846, but not the 8pp of adverts called for in Wantrup 133A (4pp in the prelims, 4pp at the end).

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        The Proceedings of the Court Convened under the Third Canon of 1844, in the City of New York . . . for the Trial of the Right Rev. Benjamin T. Onderdonk, D.D. Bishop of New York [bound with twenty other works pertaining to the trial]

      An extensive collection of works on the scandalous trial for "immorality and impurity" (including drunkeness and familiarity with women), destroying Onderdonk's career, with the church law penalty agreed to proving impossible to revoke once imposed. Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, marbled endpapers, somewhat rubbed and scraped, occasional browning, but a very good, crisp copy. D. Appleton and Company [imprint varies], New York [and elsewhere], 1845-47.

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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        Commentaries on the Law of Promissory Notes, and Guaranties of Notes, and Checks and Banks and Bankers. With Occasional Illustrations from the Commercial Law of the Nations of Continental Europe. Cohen 2561

      First edition of Story's last Commentary, appearing two months before his death and completing his "grand effort to create an American commercial common law suitable both to the needs of the new capitalism and to the values of the old republicanism". Original polished sheep, lightly rubbed, a very good clean copy; with the contemporaneous ownership signature of N. Butler, Junior, dated August 1847. Charles C. Little & James Brown [and] A. Maxwell and Son [etc.], Boston [and] London, 1845.

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        The Improvisatore: or, Life in Italy. From the Danish translated by Mary Howitt. 2 vols.

      London: Richard Netley 1845. 316 + 331 p. Nice contp. halfleather with golddec. on spine, weakly marked of use; internally nice and clean except from light pencil-lines in margin. Pasted portraits (cut from some magazine of the time) of Mary Howitt and William Howitt on reverse of first free endpaper in each volume. Bookplate of Antoinette Brett.. First English edition. With annotatin in both vols.: "Caroline ... S Norton Her Book. Any one stealing it will be punished with unrelenting vengeance. 1845". And in vol. II is added: "My dear dead lady, I bought it: spare me. Mauri Hewlett (?) 1894"

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        An original design for porcelain

      [Paris: 1845 or later]. Pen, ink, and watercolour. Very good condition apart from some light foxing. 11 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches. A rare example of an original watercolour design for porcelain, by the Samson factory of Paris. This finished design was intended as a reference source from which the porcelain painters could work, using the design as a guide for the colours and image to be transformed from paper into fine porcelain. The French porcelain manufactory of Samson & Cie. was established by "Edmé Samson (b. Paris, 1810; d. Paris, 1891) at 7, Rue Vendôme (later Rue Béranger) in Paris. The intention of the firm was to reproduce ceramics from museums and private collections, and it claimed that all such reproductions would be distinctly marked to avoid confusion with the originals. In 1864, the factory was moved to Montreuil by Samson's son, Emile Samson (1837-1913). The range of wares included copies of 18th- century porcelain from such factories as Sèvres, Chelsea, Meissen and Derby, Chinese export-wares, especially armorial wares decorated with famille rose colours and mugs decorated with the Fitzhugh pattern, Delftware, Iznikware, maiolica and faience." (Grove Dictionary of Art)

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        An original design for a porcelain urn

      [Paris: 1845 or later]. Pen, ink, and watercolour. Good condition apart from some light soiling, minor foxing, and two small losses in the lower right side of the image. A few small brown stains scattered in the margins. 11 3/8 x 19 1/2 inches. A rare example of an original watercolour design for porcelain, by the Samson factory of Paris. This finished design was intended as a reference source from which the porcelain painters could work, using the design as a guide for the colours and image to be transformed from paper into fine porcelain. The French porcelain manufactory of Samson & Cie. was established by "Edmé Samson (b. Paris, 1810; d. Paris, 1891) at 7, Rue Vendôme (later Rue Béranger) in Paris. The intention of the firm was to reproduce ceramics from museums and private collections, and it claimed that all such reproductions would be distinctly marked to avoid confusion with the originals. In 1864, the factory was moved to Montreuil by Samson's son, Emile Samson (1837-1913). The range of wares included copies of 18th-century porcelain from such factories as Sèvres, Chelsea, Meissen and Derby, Chinese export-wares, especially armorial wares decorated with famille rose colours and mugs decorated with the Fitzhugh pattern, Delftware, Iznikware, maiolica and faience." (Grove Dictionary of Art)

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        An original design for a porcelain vase

      [Paris: 1845 or later]. Pen, ink, and watercolour. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling, and mild staining. The sheet has an original central crease. 10 ¾ x 18 ½ inches. A rare example of an original watercolour design for porcelain, by the Samson factory of Paris. This finished design was intended as a reference source from which the porcelain painters could work, using the design as a guide for the colours and image to be transformed from paper into fine porcelain. The French porcelain manufactory of Samson & Cie. was established by "Edmé Samson (b. Paris, 1810; d. Paris, 1891) at 7, Rue Vendôme (later Rue Béranger) in Paris. The intention of the firm was to reproduce ceramics from museums and private collections, and it claimed that all such reproductions would be distinctly marked to avoid confusion with the originals. In 1864, the factory was moved to Montreuil by Samson's son, Emile Samson (1837-1913). The range of wares included copies of 18th-century porcelain from such factories as Sèvres, Chelsea, Meissen and Derby, Chinese export-wares, especially armorial wares decorated with famille rose colours and mugs decorated with the Fitzhugh pattern, Delftware, Iznikware, maiolica and faience." (Grove Dictionary of Art)

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        An original design for a porcelain plate

      [Paris: 1845 or later]. Pen, ink, and watercolour. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling and mild creasing. There is an original central crease. 12 ¾ x 12 ¾ inches. A rare example of an original watercolour design for porcelain, by the Samson factory of Paris. This finished design was intended as a reference source from which the porcelain painters could work, using the design as a guide for the colours and image to be transformed from paper into fine porcelain. The French porcelain manufactory of Samson & Cie. was established by "Edmé Samson (b. Paris, 1810; d. Paris, 1891) at 7, Rue Vendôme (later Rue Béranger) in Paris. The intention of the firm was to reproduce ceramics from museums and private collections, and it claimed that all such reproductions would be distinctly marked to avoid confusion with the originals. In 1864, the factory was moved to Montreuil by Samson's son, Emile Samson (1837-1913). The range of wares included copies of 18th-century porcelain from such factories as Sèvres, Chelsea, Meissen and Derby, Chinese export-wares, especially armorial wares decorated with famille rose colours and mugs decorated with the Fitzhugh pattern, Delftware, Iznikware, maiolica and faience." (Grove Dictionary of Art)

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        An original design for a porcelain vase

      [Paris: 1845 or later]. Pen, ink, and watercolour. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling and mild foxing. 10 x 11 ¾ inches. A rare example of an original watercolour design for porcelain, by the Samson factory of Paris. This finished design was intended as a reference source from which the porcelain painters could work, using the design as a guide for the colours and image to be transformed from paper into fine porcelain. The French porcelain manufactory of Samson & Cie. was established by "Edmé Samson (b. Paris, 1810; d. Paris, 1891) at 7, Rue Vendôme (later Rue Béranger) in Paris. The intention of the firm was to reproduce ceramics from museums and private collections, and it claimed that all such reproductions would be distinctly marked to avoid confusion with the originals. In 1864, the factory was moved to Montreuil by Samson's son, Emile Samson (1837-1913). The range of wares included copies of 18th-century porcelain from such factories as Sèvres, Chelsea, Meissen and Derby, Chinese export-wares, especially armorial wares decorated with famille rose colours and mugs decorated with the Fitzhugh pattern, Delftware, Iznikware, maiolica and faience." (Grove Dictionary of Art)

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        An original design for a porcelain plate

      [Paris: 1845 or later]. Pen, ink, and watercolour. Very good condition. 11 3/8 x 9 5/8 inches. A rare example of an original watercolour design for porcelain, by the Samson factory of Paris. This finished design was intended as a reference source from which the porcelain painters could work, using the design as a guide for the colours and image to be transformed from paper into fine porcelain. The French porcelain manufactory of Samson & Cie. was established by "Edmé Samson (b. Paris, 1810; d. Paris, 1891) at 7, Rue Vendôme (later Rue Béranger) in Paris. The intention of the firm was to reproduce ceramics from museums and private collections, and it claimed that all such reproductions would be distinctly marked to avoid confusion with the originals. In 1864, the factory was moved to Montreuil by Samson's son, Emile Samson (1837-1913). The range of wares included copies of 18th-century porcelain from such factories as Sèvres, Chelsea, Meissen and Derby, Chinese export-wares, especially armorial wares decorated with famille rose colours and mugs decorated with the Fitzhugh pattern, Delftware, Iznikware, maiolica and faience." (Grove Dictionary of Art)

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        Wi-jun-jon

      [London: Henry Bohn, 1845]. Hand-coloured lithograph, deluxe issue cut to the edge of the image and mounted on card in imitation of an original watercolour, title label mounted beneath the image 'No. 25. / Wi - jun - jon. / an Assineboin chief. / (From Catlin's N.A. Indian Collection.)'. Sheet size: 17 1/2 x 12 1/8 inches. A fine image from the de luxe issue of Catlin's 'North American Indian Portfolio', one of the most important accounts of native-American life Wi-jun-jon, an Assiniboine chief and distinguished member of his tribe, was chosen as delegate to a Washington meeting in 1832. Travelling down the Missouri by boat, he first met Catlin in St. Louis, and his portrait was painted in his exceedingly beautiful native costume. When Catlin next saw Wi-jun-jon, it was upon the Chief's return trip from Washington, where he had exchanged his clothing for a military suit of blue broadcloth with epaulettes. So impressed was Catlin by the transformation that he painted this double portrait showing the Assiniboine chief going to Washington and returning to his home. In the image of Wi-jun-jon on his return trip he is wearing a top hat (where previously he wore a feathered headdress), smokes a cigarette (where previously he held a long pipe), leans on an umbrella and cools himself with a French-style fan. Cf. Abbey Travel 653; cf. Field Indian Bibliography 258; cf. Howes C-243; cf. McCracken 10; cf. Sabin 11532; cf. Wagner-Camp 105a:1.

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        Gran carta d'italia disegnata ed incisa colla scorta delle opere piu' recenti ed accreditate di geografia... dedicata all'illustre geografo italiano adriano balbi... milano, civelli, 1845.

      Volume in folio (cm. 43) contenente 28 carte a doppia pagina che formano la grande carta d'Italia le cui misure complessive sono di ca. cm. 2000 x 2500. Leg. coeva in mezza pelle. Esemplare genuino ed in buono stato di conservazione, fatto salvo per la legatura che presenta delle tracce d'uso. La carta geografica, incisa in rame e con confini colorati, raffigura l'intera penisola, è impreziosita da eleganti cartigli ed alla parte superiore riporta una bella sezione a colori con i profili delle Alpi. Prima edizione di questa carta non comune e considerata fra le più interessanti dell'800..

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