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        Första Resa fran Cairo till Arabiska Öknen i April 1845. Fragment. Helsingfors (Helsinki), (S. Baranovskij for) J. Simelius, 1853.

      1845. 8vo. VII, (1), 126 pp., final blank f. With lithogr. map at the end of the volume; printed notes of a Bedouin melody within the text. Contemp. green half calf with giltstamped spine title and marbled sides, original printed yellow wrappers bound within with wood-engraved desert illustration on back cover. First edition, published posthumously. - Extremely rare account of Wallin's principal journey through Arabia, unknown to most bibliographers: "It was not until two years after his death", writes Henze, "that the report of his first (and most important) journey (performed in 1845, a year before the appearance of the first volume of Carl Ritter's 'Arabia') was published". This refers to the English "Narrative of a Journey from Cairo to Medina and Mecca", which was printed in the Journal of the Royal Geographical Society in 1854. In fact, an extensive account of the first leg of this highly significant journey was first given to the world in December 1853, but little more than a year after the author's passing. Of this Swedish-language book, edited by Berndt Otto Schauman, less than two dozen copies are known worldwide, 12 of which are in Finnish libraries (the remainder distributed throughout Sweden [4 copies], Germany [2 copies], Denmark, France, and the U.S.A. [a single copy each]). In contrast with the later JRGS publication, the present work includes an appendix rendering Arabic terms and phrases that occur throughout the text in the original language and script. - Like his more famous contemporary J. L. Burckhardt, Wallin was fluent in Arabic and, in local costume, was capable of passing for a scholarly sheikh. Indeed, the two explorers are often compared: "I see many points of resemblance between them, the same iron constitution, the same versatility, the same indomitable energy, the same imperturbable temper" (H. C. Rawlinson, quoted in Henze). Financially backed by his alma mater, the University of Helsinki, Wallin departed for the Middle East in 1843 and set out on his expeditions from Cairo under the name of Abd al-Wali. "In 1845, proceeding southeast across the wastelands of the Nafud Desert, he reached Ha'il then continued by force of circumstances southward to Medina and Mecca. From there he returned to Egypt" (Howgego). More precisely, he "moved eastwards from Wadi al-Araba, first touching upon the upper regions of Wadi Sirhan, then on to the oasis of Djuf ('Algawf') and crossed the central regions of Shammar, via Djobbah ('Gubbi'), the Great Nefud ('Nufood'), and Hail [...] Of Shammar and its inhabitants he provided the fullest account, unsurpassed by later travellers in its scholarly precision" (Henze). After his return to Europe in 1850, Wallin was made Professor of oriental languages at Helsingfors. His notes provide a detailed overview of the political and religious movements and the role of the different tribes in Palestine and especially in Saudi Arabia. - Occasional brownstaining; binding somewhat rubbed, but a fine copy on the whole. Provenance: contemp. ownership "Bergelin" to front wrapper cover; bookplate of the journalist Kurt Bergengren (1920-85) on pastedown. K.-E. Henriksson (A Wallin Bibliography), in: Studia orientalia 17 (1952), p. 13-16, at p. 13. OCLC 551923531. Cf. Macro 2262. Howgego II (1800-50), W12, p. 627. Henze V, 452 (all citing only the 1854 JRGS publication). Cf. Fück 198 (mentioning the journey). Not in Gay or Ibrahim-Hilmy.

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        Fragments arabes et persans inédits relatifs à l'Inde, antérieurement au XIe siècle de l'ère chrétienne. Paris, Imprimerie royale, 1845.

      1845. 8vo. XXXV, (1), 227, (1) pp. Contemporary tree roan, gilt decorated smooth spine, black label. Marbled endpapers. First edition. Contains extracts from Modjmel-Altevvarykh, from Shah-Nameh Nos, from the work on India by Albyrouny, a short extract from Beladori. The texts are in Arabic and Persian, with their French translation. The editor Reinaud was professor of Arabic at the School of Oriental Languages. The work ends with a "Lettre à M. Reinaud, au sujet des monnaies des rois de Kaboul" (letter to Mr. Reinaud, on the subject of currencies of the Kabul kings) signed by Adrien de Longpérier. - Title pages browned; occasional foxing. Bibliotheca orientalis 717. Hage Chahine, Levant, 3966.

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        Autograph letter signed "G. Spontini Conte di Sant' Andrea" to Benigni Ghisilieri...

      1 page of a bifolium. Quarto (ca. 260 x 217 mm). Dated Paris, June 20, 1845. In ink on dark ivory paper with integral address panel and remnants of original seal to verso of second folio. In Italian (with translation). Spontini asks Ghisilieri to convey his thanks to a certain Consul Petrini. He mentions Giovanni Paggi, a well-known Italian oboist, composer, tenor, and mutual acquaintance. "... The most accomplished Signor Paggi will tell you that he has listened to me saying constantly that I am still awaiting answers from Rome, Iesi, and Maiolati! Without this, I would not know that I am boring my friends with vague, useless and fruitless matters! I have repeatedly asked him, and would indeed ask you also, to convey my infinite thanks to the most kind Consul Petrini for the admirable offer he saw fit to make to me, of providing a friendly retreat and hospitable asylum for the many centenary festivities. I would be too afraid to accept, or be judged perhaps indiscreet or ungrateful. I am not in a position to make up my mind or to take such a decision, which no one should expect in such a state of uncertainty... " Slightly worn and soiled; creased at folds; edges trimmed with short tears and some fraying, slightly affecting several letters; minor loss to margins of second folio, corresponding to seal, not affecting text or address panel. Together with: An intriguing autograph letter signed "Ch. de Lonchamps" to Spontini. 2 pp. of a bifolium, ca. 249 x 190 mm. Dated Naples, June 7, 1810. In ink on ivory paper with integral address panel with remnants of original seal, and "Il Soprintendente Generale de' Teatri, e Spettacoli Ciambellano di S. M." printed at head. In Italian (with translation). Lonchamps attempts to lure Spontini back to his native Italy with a commission for a grand opera and an opera buffa, to be performed at the Royal Theatre of S. Carlo in Naples. He reminds Spontini that, although he may enjoy unprecedented advantages in Paris, it is only in his own country that he may see his friends and family - as well as fulfill the desire of the Queen of Naples to have him in her city. "Having received your letter, my dear Spontini, I have been reflecting on the most suitable method of repaying you for your services. In consequence, I have summoned the impresario for the Royal Theatres, for whom you might like to set some drama to music, as much for honor as for profit. In doing so, knowing the benefit that could accrue from the graciousness of your action, I have engaged him to propose to you the composition of a major serious drama for the Royal Theatre of S. Carlo, for which you will be offered, in reward, the same as has been offered in the past to the most famous composers. Following the success of this composition (of which there can be no doubt), the above-mentioned impresario will propose an opera buffa, which will also be rewarded as above. This is what I have been able to obtain for the moment. I am sure that the impresarios of the Fiorentini and Nuovo theatres will not miss the opportunity to profit from your coming to Naples, by offering in their turn projects for their theatres, which are also enjoying fame at this time... " Creased at folds and corners; occasional small ink stains and smudging, just affecting final pen stroke of greeting; minor worming to upper inner margin, affecting one letter. Spontini was one of the leading composers in Paris when Lonchamps made his proposal. It is unclear whether Spontini accepted. After Fernand Cortez (1809), Spontini seems to have produced no new operas, either in Paris or Italy, until Pélage, first performed in Paris in 1814. Spontini "dominated serious grand opera of the early 19th century in Paris and later in Berlin... Although Fernand Cortez was taken out of the repertory in 1810, that year proved to be the peak of Spontini's career. In February he was appointed directeur de la musique de l'opéra buffa at the Théâtre de l'Impératrice and was able to put his ideas for repertory - concentrating on performances of Cimarosa and Mozart - into practice at the Théâtre Italien. In July he was awarded a newly created prize for the best opera of the decade, for La vestale, and in the same month he married Marie-Cathérine-Céleste Erard, daughter of the pianoforte maker and publisher Jean-Baptiste Erard. After Napoleon's fall from power Spontini withdrew from the public eye for some time, but he greeted the return of the Bourbon kings in August 1814 with Pélage and he was restored for a time to the position at the Théâtre Italien which he had given up in 1812." Anselm Gerhard in Grove Music Online....

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        Histoire du Berry depuis les temps les plus anciens jusqu'en 1789

      Bourges, librairie de Vermeil, 1845 a 1847. 4 volumes au format 15x22 cm, superbes demi-reliures cuir bleu, monogrammes "M.S." dores au centre des 1° plats de chaque volume, XC+490, 604, 584 et 630 pages. Complet des cartes, plans et gravures. La carte page 120 du volume 4 a une grande fente mais pas de manque. Quelques rousseurs eparses.Bon etat.

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        The viviparous quadrupeds of North America. New York, John James Audubon, 1845-1848.

      1845. 3 vols. Large folio (70 x 55 cm). With 150 striking coloured plates, all lithographed on stone, printed and coloured by J. T. Bowen of Philadelphia, after drawings by John James and John Woodhouse Audubon, and the backgrounds after Victor Audubon. Each volume also with a title-page and a list of contents. Late 19th-century black morocco, with gold-tooled spine, red cloth sides and marbled endpapers. First edition of the extraordinary coloured plates of quadrupeds by the world-famous French-American naturalist and painter John James Audubon (1785-1851), whose "Birds of America" was purchased at a Christie's auction for $11.5 million in March 2000, setting a world record for the most expensive book ever sold (surpassed only by the 1640 "Psalm Bay Book", sold for $14.2 million in November 2013). The plates in the present work are considered the finest animal prints ever published in America. Unlike the "Birds", it was produced entirely in the United States, making it the "largest successful color plate book project of 19th-century America" (Reese). - After the publication of his highly acclaimed "Birds of America", Audubon settled on the Hudson River and began working on the present series to document the animal life of North America. The plates were first published in 30 parts of 5 plates each, and three separately published accompanying text volumes, written by John Bachman, appeared between 1846 and 1854. A second edition was published in 1856, but "the first edition is by far the best" (Sabin). - Title pages show some small scuff marks, a few plates with minor, unobtrusively repaired tears along the edges. Binding skillfully restored. A complete set, with most plates in fine condition. Nissen, ZBI 162. Buchanan, pp. 147-154. Reese 36. Sabin 2367. Cf. Howgego II, A19 (p. 15, 1846-54).

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        Travels in Luristan and Arabistan. London, J. Madden and Co., 1845.

      1845. 8vo. 2 vols. XX, 404 pp. XII, 398, (2) pp. With 15 lithographed and wood engraved plates (two folding) and 2 folding engraved maps. Recent period style brown gilt tooled half calf with marbled boards and black gilt morocco labels. A very good set. First edition. - An important account of Persia with detailed descriptions of the antiquities, archaeological sites, and the ancient history of the country. In 1841, de Bode travelled from Tehran to Isfahan, Persepolis, Shiraz, Kazeroun, Shushtar, Susa, Khorramabad and back to Tehran. "Luristan" (modern "Loristan"), or the land of the Luri people, is a western province of Persia; its main city is Khorramabad. "Arabistan" (now "Khuzestan") is located in the Eastern Persia and the main city is Ahwaz. - De Bode provides a detailed account of the ancient cities of Persepolis, the ceremonial capital of the Ahaemenid Empire, and Susa, which used to be the capital of the legendary civilisation Elam, mentioned in the Bible. In his narrative he describes numerous archaeological sites, lists the names of settlements, describes the history of the local tribes and their manners and customs. In a supplement he published his observations on the routes of Timur and Alexander the Great, who crossed south-western Persia during their conquering marches. "It is with the view of rescuing from a second oblivion this once classical ground that the Author has endeavoured to draw aside a corner of the veil which still covers this mysterious region" (preface). One of de Bode's advisors whom he acknowledges in the preface was the renowned assyriologist Sir Henry Rawlinson (1810-95), an expert in Persian and Indian vernacular languages who explored Susiana and Persian Kurdistan and was called by Budge, in "The Rise and Progress of Assyriology" (1925), "the father of Assyriology" (ODNB). - "Clement Augustus de Bode, a member of the Russian legation in Tehran, filled some empty spaces in existing maps" (Howgego). "It is mostly a travel book [...] the author gives a good picture of tribal life and especially the political situation in Fars; principally the hostility between the Qashqai tribe which controlled Shiraz. There are also descriptions of historical sites and monuments along the way" (Ghani, p. 93). Abbey, Travel, 391. Howgego II, G2. Henze I, 281. NYPL Arabia coll. 165.

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        Monumenti del giardino Puccini

      Tipografia Cino, 1845. In 8, pp. 588 + (2) con 35 tavv. inc. f.t., 1 incis. al fr., e 1 al p. ant. per un totale di 37 incisioni all'acq. Rara opera, ancor piu' rara a trovarsi completa di tutte e 37 le incisioni, compresa quella della copertina anteriore orig. in brossura assente in tutti gli esemplari finora censiti. D. rifatto con carta d'epoca e restauri ai piatti. Usuali, ma sporadiche, fioriture. Opera che descrive in prosa e versi i monumenti e le bellezze del giardino di villa Puccini presso Scornio corredata da un ricco apparato iconografico: 'in quella villa si vedevano allora riuniti i piu' famosi guerrieri, scrittori, artisti, viaggiatori, filosofi: Catlina, Pitagora, Dante, Michelangiolo, Giovanni da Procida, Colombo, Raffaello, Machiavelli, Galileo, tasso, Ferruccio, Vico, Napoleone, Canova, Alessandro Manzoni. Il Puccini voleva dedicare un busto anche al Niccolini, ma questo lo impedi' scongiurandolo a nome dell'antica amicizia... Tutte le memorie delle glorie italiane con tanto amore raccolte nel giardino di Scornio per educare il popolo a nobili e liberi affetti, ora sono tolte alla vista del pubblico...'. Vannucci, 'Ricordi della vita e delle opere di G.-B. Niccolini', Firenze, 1866, p. 151. 'Quello di Scornio e' un giardino incantato che difficilmente si potrebbe descrivere come merita... sia che uno voglia dire del parco... sia finalmente che uno rivolga l'occhio al grandioso edifizio denominato Ponte Napoleone e alla torre di Catilina innalzata sopra il poggio estremo e piu' rilevato del parco...' E. Repetti, Dizionario geografico fisico storico della Toscana, IV, 1841, p. 456. Lozzi, 3709. ITA

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        Napoli e i luoghi celebri delle sue vicinanze

      Gaetano Nobile, 1845. in-4 2 voll Buono stato generale di conservazione Tre tavole sono grandi e ripiegate.

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        Histoire générale de la Marine comprenant les naufrages célèbres, les voyages autour du monde, les découvertes et colonisations, l'histoire des pirates, corsaires et négriers, exploits des marins illustres, voyages dans les mers glaciales, guerres et batailles navales jusqu'au bombardement de Tanger et la prise de Mogador par le Prince de Joinville

      Eugène et Victor Penaud à Paris, . Quatre tomes grand in-8° reliés, 400, 400, 400 et 398 pages. Le coin du bas du premier plat de la seconde reliure est cassé et absent ( 1cm2) . Nombreuses gravures dont certaines (les uniformes) en couleurs. Non daté, cet ensemble finit par un plaidoyé pour la marine à vapeur, qui date de 1845, les bombardements de Tanger et prise de Mogador sont de l'annee precedente, il est tres probable que l'ensemble date de ce moment-là.Bon état.

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        HISTOIRE DU CONSULAT ET DE L'EMPIRE FAISANT SUITE A L'HISTOIRE DE LA REVOLUTION FRANÇAISE

      - Paris, Paulin, 1845-62, 20 tomos de 21,5x14,5 cm., en tela

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        Descrizione storica degli Ordini Religiosi compilata sulle opere di Bonanni, D'Helyot, dell'ab. Tiron ed altre sì edite che inedite

      Stabilimento Tipografico Fontana, 1845. 2 volumi in-4° (266x175mm), pp. (4), 345, (3); 446, (2); legatura coeva m. pelle verde con titolo, fregi e tomaisons dorate ai dorsi. Piatti marmorizzati cailloutés. Punte in pergamena. 97 tavv. in xilografia a colori f.t. (68 + 28) con raffigurazioni dei principali ordini religiosi della cristianità. Ex-libris ottocentesco del canonico Epifanio Molli da Borgomanero. Ottimo esemplare. Prima edizione. Per la compilazione della presente opera il Cibrario si avvalse di numerose opere precedenti, fra cui quelle menzionate nel frontespizio. La collazione iconografica degli esemplari dell'opera non è mai univoca, in quanto il numero delle tavole varia sempre; l'indice iconografico del secondo vol. registra 5 altre tavv. qui non presenti, ma tale anomalia si riscontra pressoché nella totalità delle copie. Colas, n. 621. Lipperheide, 1882. Vinet, 2159. Italiano

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        Del Caballo. Unpublished manuscript in Spanish.

      Madrid 1845 - Unpublished manuscript in Spanish neatly written in ink on paper, Madrid, April (1845). Small 4to. Title leaf + 95p + (2 blank)f. Including a few corrections in the text. Offered together with the author’s autograph letter in French addressed to “Monsieur le Duc”, 3p, referring to this manuscript, dated: Madrid, 6th May 1845, signed: “le comte Charles de Ramsault, socio de la sociedad de fomento de la cria caballar de Espana”. Bound in contemporary patterned cloth boards, edges worn Presentation copy of a Spanish translation of the author’s apparently unpublished memoir on the horse for the attention of Queen Isabel II of Spain who was committed to the improvement of breeding stock for light cavalry horses. The treatise discusses the domestication of the horse and breeding methods of various countries from ancient to modern times, dwelling on the vital contribution of Arab stallions which made Spain the “stud farm of Europe”. It comprises chapters on the improvement of horses for cavalry, the breeding of mares, purification of lineage, and special considerations for the breeding of mares in Spain (“Sobre los conocimientos necesarios a todo director de yeguadas, y consideracio nes particulares referentes a Espana”). The author expresses his hope that his work will be a useful guide for young breeders to help them avoid certain errors. In the accompanying signed autograph letter addressed to “Monsieur le Duc”, identified as Francisco de Paula de Borbon (1794-1865), the Queen’s uncle, who used the title of “Duke of Cadiz”, patron of the arts, and of the Sociedad Economica de Amigos del Pais, Ramsault offers this manuscript for submission to the Queen at the suggestion of (Agustin de) Armendariz, Intendent of the Royal Palace. Stating his aim to be merely to contribute to the best of his ability to the improvement of horse breeding in Spain, and that his work will be submitted to the Sociedad de Fomento de la Cria Caballar, he explains that the manuscript was copied for the Duke’s private perusal and hopes that he will accept this practical manual based on 15 years research of observation and study of a subject which has been the author’s favourite pastime since his childhood, further offering to compile a detailed and comprehensive work if so desired. Ramsault adds that having married a Spaniard, he aimed to remain in Spain in order to contribute to the improvement of such an important branch of social economy; he refers to the Duke’s knowledge and experience of the subject and feels that his approbation would assure universal acceptance in Spain of this treatise. Explaining that he wrote this letter in French, as not yet entirely conversant with Spanish, although perfectly understanding the language, Ramsault points out several small translator errors in his manuscript. He describes himself as an agronomist and member of the Royal Linnean Society etc. In 1850 Ramsault became editor of El Agricultor Espanol, a prestigious periodical (later Revista Mensual de Agricultura) published with the intention of explaining the best way to improve land cultivation and cattle breeding. Queen Isabel II (1833-68) commissioned the purchase of Arab horses in the Middle East to improve the breeding stock for light cavalry horses in Europe. In 1847 the first Spanish studbook was started which remains the earliest established register of Arab horses. Both the manuscript and letter are well preserved. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Relation des voyages faits par les Arabes et les Persans dans l'Inde et à la Chine dans le IXe siècle de l'ère chrétienne.

      Paris, Imprimerie royale, 1845. 2 tomes en 1 volume petit in-12, plein chagrin rouge, double filet doré en encadrement sur les plats, dos à nerfs, tête dorée, non rogné (reliure de l'époque). CLXXX-154 pp. ; 105-202 pp. (imprimées en arabe) Edition originale. Texte arabe imprimé en 1811 par les soins de feu (Louis-Mathieu) Langlès, conservateur des manuscrits orientaux de la Bibliothèque nationale, publié avec des corrections et additions et accompagné d'une traduction française et d'éclaircissements par Joseph Toussaint Reinaud, membre de l'Institut.. Tome 1 : Introduction et traduction.. Tome 2 : Notes de la traduction et texte arabe.(Cordier, Bibliotheca Sinica, vol. III, 1924-1925)"Le récit qui sert de base à la relation, et qui porte dans le texte le titre de Livre premier, a pour garant un marchand nommé Suleyman, qui s'était embarqué sur les côtes du golfe Persique, et qui fit plusieurs voyages dans l'Inde et à la Chine. La rédaction du livre premier eut lieu l'an 237 de l'hégire (851 de J.-C.) C'est l'époque où les rapports commerciaux de l'empire des Khalifes de Bagdad avec l'Inde et la Chine étaient dans leur plus grande activité..." écrit Reinaud dans son discours préliminaire.Sur la page de titre, cachet de la bibliothèque d'Émile Senart (1847-1928), orientaliste français, membre de l'Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres.Dos légèrement passé et frotté sinon bon exemplaire.

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        Traité des vins du Médoc et les autres vins rouges et blancs du département de la Gironde.

      Bordeaux Chaumas, 1845. In-8°, demi-chagrin bleu avec coins, dos à nerfs orné, tête dorée, non rogné (reliure de l'époque). 266 pp. Deuxième édition de ce célèbre traité d'oenologie, illustrée d'une carte dépliante de la Gironde et de quatre tableaux de vente des vins.Rousseurs éparses mais bel exemplaire dans une agréable reliure.Rare.

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        L'allée des veuves

      1845 - 3 vol de I : 303 pp., (5) ; Paris, Recoules Editeur, 1845, in-8, 3 vol de I : 303 pp, (5) ; II : 345 pp, (1) ; III : 372 pp, (1), cartonnage de cabinet de lecture, Première édition. Charles Rabou, écrivain et journaliste, directeur de la "Revue de Paris" dont il est un des fondateurs, très lié à Balzac, qu'il publie dans les pages de son journal, ce dernier lui confiera la tâche de terminer après sa mort ses romans inachevés (comme "Le Député d'Arcis", "Le Comte de Sallenauve", "La Famille Beauvisage", "Les Petits Bourgeois"). Tâche dont Rabou s'acquitte honnêtement, mais que la critique accueillit avec froideur ; il fût reconnu pour être le "nègre" de Balzac. Il a pourtant continué à produire des ouvrages de littérature fantastique et des romans noirs comme "L'allée des veuves". Mouillures [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Topographisches Rhein-Panorama von Schaffhausen bis zur Nordsee. In großem Maastabe entworfen und mit den speziellen Karten des größten Theiles von Holland und Belgien sowie den Umgegenden des Bodensees, der Mosel, der Ahr, Nahe etc. etc. und 27 genauen Städteplänen. Gezeichnet von U. Hendschel. Nebst einer großen Postkarte von Deutschland gestochen von W. Haase. Nebst einer historischen Einleitung von Eduard Duller und erläuternden Notizen für Reisende über die interessantesten Städte obiger Gegenden.

      Frankfurt/Main, Carl Jügel, 1845. Groß-8°. Koloriertes Titelblatt, 97 Seiten, 20 Blatt. Leinenband der Zeit. Goldgeprägter Deckeltitel. Mit Stoffschließen. Erste Ausgabe. Mit zahlreichen teils kolorierten, teils mehrfach gefalteten Karten. Einband wenig berieben, wenig bestoßen. Blätter wenig stockfleckig. Gutes Exemplar. First edition. With many, partly colored, partly foldet maps. Cover lightly rubbed, lightly bumped, pages lightly spotted. Fine copy. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Reiseliteratur, Reiseberichte / travel, exploration; Rheinland / Rhineland

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        Histoire des Monuments anciens et modernes de la Ville de Bordeaux (2 Tomes - Complet) [ Edition originale ]

      Ornée de magnifiques Planches gravées sur acier par Rouargue aîné, de vignettes dessinées par Rouargue Jeune, gravées par J. Quartley et illustrée de Sujets divers et de Lettres historiées, 2 vol. in-4 reliure demi-basane rouge, Chez MM. Bordes, Paris, Chez l'Auteur, Lawalle, Chaumas, Bordeaux, 1845, 231 pp. ; 282 pp. et 1 f. n. ch. avec 70 planches hors texte Bien complet des 70 planches hors texte. Etat très satisfaisant (dos un peu frotté en coiffes, qq. cahiers brunis, qq. rouss.) pour ce grand classique du régionalisme bordelais. Le second tome se termine sur les "Notices sur les édifices et sur les principales localités du département de la Gironde". On joint un petit lot de photos anciennes, gravures, coupures de presse relatives à des monuments de Bordeaux.

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        Köln und seine Umgebungen. XXII Stahlstiche nach Zeichnungen von L. Lange, G. Osterwald u. B. Schwartz.

      Köln Verlag der Buch- und Kunsthandlung F C Eisen um 1845 - 22 Stahlstich-Tafeln mit vorgeb. gelben Seidenhemdchen, Gr8°, prachtvoll illustrierter und verzierter Orig.-HLnbd. Ecken leicht bestossen, einige Tafeln nur vereinzelt minimal stockfleckig, insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar des bekannten Kölner Ansichtenwerkes in dekorativer Ausstattung.

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        PRAKTISCHE ANWEISUNG ZUR DAGUERREOTYPIE. NACH DEN NEUESTEN VERBESSERUNGEN IN MÖGLICHSTER VOLLSTÄNDIGKEIT DARGESTELLT VON L. E. UHLENHUT

      Druck und Verlag von Gottfr. Basse, Quedlinburg and Leipzig 1845 - 8vo., 72 pp., folding frontispiece. Later paper over boards with panel of the original printed front wrapper mounted on front. Some leaves have small closed tears, chips, creases. Still very good. Calling upon the latest journal articles and texts from England, France and Germany, the author provides a concise description of the Daguerreian process to date, with descriptions of cyanotype and other paper processes. The last pages include priced lists of materials offered by the firms of Lerebours, and Voightlander and adverts for new publications related to photography and optics.Although listed by Roosens and Salu (#2868) A HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY: A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOKS, and Heidtmann, Bressemann and Krauss (#3585) GERMAN PHOTOGRAPHIC LITERATURE, 1839 - 1978, OCLC locates no copies of this seemingly unique 1845 first edition; it does locate five copies of the 1849 second edition at: SACHSISCHE LANDESBIBLIOTHEK, STAATSBIBLIOTHEK ZU BERLIN, ULB SACHSEN ANHALT ZENTRALE, and two copies at the BRITISH LIBRARY. A reprint of the 1849 edition was issued in 1993 by the Stuttgart bookseller, H. Lindemann in an edition of 999 copies. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Souvenirblatt, Gesamtansicht umgeben von 9 Teilansichten, "Malerische Ansicht von Anclam".

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Ammonn u. Beeger n. Peters, um 1845, 38 x 52 Mittig schöne Gesamtansicht von Anklam v.d. Westseite, darunter Blick von der Peene auf Anklam. Die anderen Ansichten zeigen: das neue Gymnasium, Nikolaskirche, der hohe Stein, Ziethen vom Peenedamm aus, Schweizerhäuschen ., Steintor, Marienkirche und das Armenhaus. - Zwei kleine Läsuren im Rand hinterlegt.

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        Domestic Slavery Considered as a Religious Institution (First Edition)

      Lewis Colby, New York 1845 - First Edition. Compilation of a series of letters debating the institution of slavery between two Baptist preachers. Richard Fuller was one of the founders of the Southern Baptist Convention, which had split from the main Baptist church the previous year over the issue of slavery. Francis Wayland, then president of Brown University, was pastor of the First Baptist Church of America in Rhode Island and an abolitionist.An important antebellum document, a primary source for both the religious justifications for and objections to the practice of slavery. Rare.Very Good plus without dust jacket. Chip to the crown, light fray to the tips, and a couple of small bumps to the board edges. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Slavery Documents

      Np, Cuba 1845 - Folio, 31 x 21.5 cm. Group of four manuscript travel passes for slaves, including one listing of ten names, and one for a female slave on consulate letter head which also notes the names of the ships carrying them. Scattered light toning. Slavery in Cuba was associated with the sugar cane plantations and existed on the territory of the island of Cuba from the 16th century until it was abolished by royal decree on October 7, 1886. More than a million African slaves were brought to Cuba as part of the Atlantic slave trade. Very good. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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

      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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        De l'humanité, de son principe, et de son avenir, où se trouve exposée la vraie définition de la religion et où l'on explique le sens, la suite et l'enchaînement du Mosaïsme et du Christianisme

      - Perrotin, Paris 1845, 14,5x22cm, 2 volumes reliés. - Seconda edizione. Leganti pelle di pecora metà marrone retro liscio con tavole d'oro floreali e liserets contenenti i bordeaux di pelle di pecora motivi figurativi sul retro. Alcuni foxing che colpisce principalmente le guardie, altrimenti ottimi esempi. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Deuxième édition. Reliures en demi basane marron, dos lisses ornés de motifs floraux et de liserets dorés, plats de basane bordeaux reprenant les motifs figurés sur les dos. Quelques rousseurs affectant essentiellement les gardes, sinon beaux exemplaires.

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        Album aquarelles et gouaches originales CHINE 9 scenes populaires

      Album IN 8 oblong 21?5x29 cm recouvert de soie rouge,reunion de 9 planches aquarelles et gouache originales scenes populaires de Chine,sur papier de "riz",doublé par papier vergé et encadré par ruban bleu,coloris frais. A set of 9 watercolour and gouache studies on pith paper. Dimensions: 175 by 250mm.,c. 1845-1855 China Export Watercolours on Pith Paper CHINESE SCHOOL,Mounted on album paper with silk ribbon.traces de mouillures sur la moitie du volume,fente sans manque au travers d'une planche,Photo et description sur demande.Picture and description upon request.

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        Proclamation of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

      Wilford Woodruff 1845 - Proclamation of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Liverpool: Wilford Woodruff, 1845. 1st British printing. 16pp. 8vo. Disbound pamphlet. Book condition: Fair with front page is stained but readable, and small pieces chipped away at top left corner. Last page lightly soiled. Disbound marks visible at spine. Contents quite good, clean, and complete. Flake 01512. Crawley 1:285. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        \"Ludwigs-Eiche\". Großer (Stamm-)Baum des Königs Ludwig I. (1786 - 1868) und Königin Therese von Bayern (1792 - 1854) und deren neun Kindern mit Ehemännern und Ehefrauen, mittig die Wappen von Bayern und Sachsen, links Gesamtansicht von München. Im unteren Rand sieben Wappen.

       Altkol. Lithographie von A. Schleich bei J.B. Kuhn, um 1845, 41 x 53,5 cm. Nicht bei Maillinger, Lentner und Slg. Proebst. - Die linke Seite des Baums unter Ludwig I zeigt die Namensschilder von: Maximilian Kronprinz von Bayern mit Marie Prinzessin von Preussen; Mathilde Prinzessin von Bayern mit Ludwig Erzgroßherzog von Hessen; Theodolinde Prinzessin von Bayern; Otto I. König von Griechenland mit Amalie Prinzessin von Oldenburg; Luitpold Prinz von Bayern mit Auguste Prinzessin von Toskana. Die rechte Seite des Baums unter Therese von Bayern mit folgenden Namensschilden: Adelgunde Prinzessin von Bayern mit Franz Erbprinz von Modena; Hildegard Prinzessin von Bayern mit Albert Erzherzog von Österreich; Alexandra Prinzessin von Bayern; Adalbert Prinz von Bayern noch ohne seine Gemahlin (heiratete 1856 Amalia von Spanien). - Mit breitem Rand und in tadelloser Erhaltung. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Genealogie, Oberbayern, Stammbaum, Wittelsbacher

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        Oeuvres complètes

      1845Chez Lévêque, Paris, 1845. 20 volumes in-8 demi basane olive, dos lisse. Bel état.La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 9h30 à 12h30 et de 13h30 à 19h00. Commandes par courriel ou téléphone. Envoi rapide, emballage soigné.

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        Nuovissima guida del viaggiatore in Italia. VIII edizione Artaria...

      presso Ferd. Artaria e figlio, 1845. Cm. 19, pp. xxvii, 500. Frontespizio inciso, con figure nel testo e 27 tavole fuori testo più volte ripiegate tra cui piante di città e carte geografiche (tra quest'ultime la bella carta d'Italia). Leg. di fine '800 in mezza pergamena, dorso liscio con titoli e filetti in oro. Qualche fioritura limitata alle carte di testo, peraltro esemplare fresco ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Bell'edizione in lingua italiana di questa celebre guida munita di un'abbondante iconografia composta da piante di città e carte geografiche ed itinerarie (la maggior parte delle quali di grandi dimensione). Rispetto alle precedenti edizioni soprattutto le piante di città raggiungono una miglior livello d'accuratezza.

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        LES PRISONS DE L'EUROPE. Bicêtre, la Conciergerie, la Force, la Salpétrière, le For-l'Evêque, Saint-Lazare, le Chatelet, La Tournelle, L'Abbaye etc ...Les cachots de l'Inquisition. Histoire des prisonniers d'état, des Victimes du Fanatisme politique et re

      Administration De Librairie Paris 1845 Les prisons de l'Europe, Bicêtre, La Conciergerie, La Force, La Salpêtrière, Le For-L'Evêque, Saint-Lazare, Le Chatelet, La Tournelle, L'Abbaye, Sainte-Pélagie, Pierre en Cize, Poissy, Ham, Fenestrelles, Le Chateau d'If, Chateau Trompette, Le Mont Saint-Michel, Clairvaux, Les Iles Sainte-Marguerite, La Tour de Londres, Pignerolles, Le Spielberg, Les Plombs de Venise, Les Mines de Sibérie, Les Sept Tours, Les Cachots de l'Inquisition / Histoire des prisonniers d'état, des victimes du fanatisme politique et religieux, intérieur des bagnes, travaux et punitions des forçats, détails inédits sur toutes les prisons élevées par le despotisme / magnifique édition, splendidement illustrée de gravures sur acier8 parties reliées en quatre volumes grand in-8 ( 255 X 170 mm ) de 340 368 363 326 344 347 348 et 399 pages, demi-chagrin, dos à nerfs ornés de caissons et fleurons dorés ( Reliures d'époque en bon état ). Ouvrage illustré de 32 gravures sur acier en hors-texte. Piqures à certains feuillets, mouillure marginale à quelques feuillets. Exemplaire bien relié dans une reliure décorative. Le Tome VIII contient l'histoire des prisons des femmes publiques. Ouvrage célèbre et recherché, très documenté sur le système pénitentiaire. Auguste Maquet fut le collaborateur favori d'Alexandre Dumas, avec lui il écrira Monte-Cristo, Les trois Mousquetaires, Le Vicomte de Bragelonne, etc. D'autres photos sur www.cazitel.com

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        Photographs of trees and shrubs in the grounds of Leny Perthshire.[Scotland], 1907. 4to (29.5 x 24.5 cm). With 50 platinum print photographs, mounted on gray cardboard, with the largest measuring ca. 15 x 30 cm, and the smallest ca. 9 x 12 cm; and a letterpress title-page and index.. All photographs protected by tissue guards. Contemporary green half morocco, gilt edges, decorated endpapers.

      WorldCat (1 copy). Very rare book of photographs, showing the various trees and shrubs in the garden of Leny House, Perthshire, Scotland. The photographs show the garden change through the seasons with some pictures taken in the summer and others taken in the winter. Two photographs with an identical composition show a group of beech trees, with the summer version showing only the trees in front of green foliage. The absence of the background foliage in winter reveals a wide view of the Perthshire behind these trees, thereby making a complete new scene of the same group of trees. The plot around Leny House had been property of the Buchanan family since the Middle Ages. It is centred around a Jacobean-style mansion, the result of an extensive rebuilt in 1845-1846, which can be seen on one of the photographs. The photographs were taken by John Hamilton Buchanan (1861-1919), a banker, amateur photographer, owner of Leny House and, judging from this publication, a great lover of his garden. The publication of this volume of photographs was apparently a private project, with only two others copies located (National Library of Scotland and Polesden Lacey). Nevertheless, great care was taken in providing a prestigious photo album, with the photographs being expensive platinum prints and a letterpress title-page and index. The index provides a list of all the photographs, sometimes identifying the photographed species and/or season.With the spine slightly faded and rubbed; some foxing. An excellent copy of a very rare volume of garden photography.

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        A treatise on the principles and practical influence of taxation and the funding system

      London, printed for Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1845. One volume in 8vo; pp. XV, (1), 504; contemporary half calf with raised bands, spine gilt with gilt lettering, very small library number at foot of spine, marbled endpapers and marbled edges, title page with two stamps, front cover pastedown with a very small bookbinder label and a library label, only very little rubbed, clean and crisp, a very good copy. First edition. This is the first work in English to treat public finance in a full and systematic way, dealing with direct and indirect taxes, the advantages and disadvantages of the funding system, and the reduction of the national debt, presenting a history of these systems and their interrelationship both in England and abroad. Kress C 6658, Einaudi 3574, Goldsmiths 34239

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        HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE.

      Halifax: William Millner, 1845. 4 volumes. An attractive and very elusive early 19th century printing of this classic work Illustrated with 4 folding maps. 8vo, bound in contemporary three-quarter dark-blue calf over textured cloth boards, spines in 6 compartments with raised bands gilt decorated, morocco labels lettered in gilt, marbled endleaves. xxxi, 501; 486; 537; 498 pp. A very pleasing and well preserved set of this elusive printing. The bindings are handsome and strong, the text-blocks are clean, crisp and very readable. A handsome set. THIS IS A VERY PLEASING, HANDSOME AND QUITE ELUSIVE SET OF THE GREATEST HISTORICAL WORK EVER UNDERTAKEN. It was in Italy while "musing amid the ruins of the Capital" that Gibbon formed the plan of his history. Originally published in six volumes from 1776 to 1788, Gibbon's fine scholarship has remained for the most part unchallenged. The work's numerous reprintings throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries are evidence of its popularity and historical accuracy. "For twenty-two years Gibbon was a prodigy of steady and arduous application. His investigations extended over almost the whole range of intellectual activity for nearly fifteen-hundred years. And so thorough were his methods that the laborious investigations of German scholarship, the keen criticisms of theological zeal, and the steady researches of (two) centuries have brought to light very few important errors in the results of his labors. But it is not merely the learning of his work, learned as it is, that gives it character as a history. It is also that ingenious skill by which the vast erudition, the boundless range, the infinite variety, and the gorgeous magnificence of the details are all wrought together in a symmetrical whole. It is still entitled to be esteemed as the greatest historical work ever written" (Adams, Manual of Historical Literature, pp. 146-147). The success of the work was immediate. "I am at a loss," Gibbon wrote, "how to describe the success of the work without betraying the vanity of the writer. The first impression was exhausted in a few days; a second and third edition were scarcely adequate to the demand, and the bookseller's property was twice invaded by the pyrates of Dublin. My book was on every table, and almost on every toilette...." Publication of this grand work placed Gibbon at the "very head of the literary tribe" in Europe, according to Adam Smith.

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        Essai dun Dictionnaire des principaux ports et mouillages du monde connu, indiquant, pour chaque lieu, les bancs ou dangers à éviter, les saisons dhivernage, les vents ordinaires, les courants, etc. avec un appendice Dans lequel sont décrites les routes suivies ordinairement dans les voyages de long cours ; à lusage des Compagnies dAssurances maritimes, des armateurs, des négociants, etc. par A. Cuvillier jeune et Ad. Bouin.

      A Paris, A la Librairie du Commerce, 71, rue Sainte-Anne, et chez lun des auteurs, place de la Bourse, 3. 1845. 1845 1 vol. in-8° (243 x 159 mm.) de : xiv, [2], 324 pp. Demi-veau dépoque, dos lisse orné, pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, plats recouverts de papier marbré, tranches jaspées. (Petits frottements aux coupes. Exemplaire très frais). Première et seule édition de ce rare livre dinstructions nautiques et routier des mers destiné aux armateurs. "Le livre que nous offrons au public est surtout destiné, ainsi que l'indique son titre, aux Compagnie d'assurances maritimes et au commerce de mer. Il présente de la manière la plus précise, la plus sommaire et en même temps, la plus complète qu'il est possible tous les renseignements que peuvent désirer l'assureur, l'armateur et le négociant, soit sur les routes suivies ordinairement dans les principales navigations, soit sur les ports, les mouillages, etc., du monde connu. Nous nous sommes attachés avec soin à être compris de tous, et, pour cela, nous avons écarté de notre travail toute description technique et notamment ce qui aurait appartenu trop exclusivement à la science hydrographique. Sous ces divers points de vue le plan que nous avons adopté est entièrement nouveau, et nous avons voulu, en le mettant à exécution et en le publiant, remplir une lacune que les besoins du commerce au long cours et les Compagnies d'assurances avaient depuis longtemps signalées. Bien que nous ayons fait dans cet ouvrage, que de l'hydrographie appliquée au commerce, et que nous nous soyons gardés d'aborder la science maritime pure, les marins néanmoins pourront y trouver quelques indications profitables et d'autant plus utiles pour eux que l'ordre et le classement des matières dans notre Dictionnaire en rendront la recherche plus aisée et plus prompte. Cette utilité sera surtout reconnue dans ces longues et périlleuses pêches de la baleine, du cachalot, etc., pendant lesquelles il faut si souvent et si inopinément se confier à des mouillages peu explorés." L'ouvrage est divisé en six parties, chacune précédée d'observations générales et de notes sur les vents et les courants. Les quatre premières concernent toutes les mers d'Europe ; la cinquième : l'Afrique (dont Madagascar, les Seychelles et les Mascareignes). Quatre autres parties devaient suivre, qui n'ont jamais été publiées. Bel exemplaire, très frais.1 vol. 8vo. Contemporary half-calf. First and only edition of this very scarce pilot. It is especially written for the ship-owners and insurance companies, so the authors tried to give the clearest descriptions they could. The work is divided in 6 parts, with general observations on winds and streams, covering all the coasts of Europe and Africa. (The last four parts were never published). Fine copy. Polak, 2179.

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        Anfangsgründe der chinesischen Grammatik.,

      Wien, Carl Gerold Verlag, 1845 - Erste Ausgabe; Halb Leder der Zeit, flacher Rücken mit Goldprägung, fest und nur sehr leicht berieben 8°, Bibliothek Kleber und kleiner Stempel auf Vorsatz mit Eintragung; Innen gut erhalten, wenig benutzt aber durchgehend mit einem breiten Wasserfleck an unterer Ecke; XXIV, 376 Seiten. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Diable à Paris - Paris et les Parisiens.

      P., J. Hetzel, 1845-1846, 2 vol. grand. In-8 (280 x 196) brochés sous couvertures illustrées, de (2) ff. (faux-titre et titre) - XXXII pp. (Histoire de Paris, par Théophile Lavallée) - 380 pp. - 100 pl. (frontispice compris) - (4) ff. (catalogue illustré de l'éditeur (rousseurs)) - (2) ff. (faux-titre et titre) - LXXX pp. (Géographie de Paris, par Théophile Lavallée) - 364 pp. - 112 pl. Dos du T.I. restauré (un peu rigide), exemplaires recollés, rares rousseurs, très beaux exemplaires par ailleurs. Illustrations : " Les Gens de Paris ", séries de gravures avec légendes par Gavarni (212 planches hors texte, 4 étant de Bertall) - Paris comique, très nombreuses vignettes par Bertall - Vue, monuments, édifices particuliers, lieux célèbres et principaux aspects de Paris, par Champin, Bertrand, d'Aubigny et Français (environ 800 vignettes au total).Textes par les plus grands écrivains de l'époque : Honoré de Balzac, George Sand, P.-J. Stahl, Léon Gozlan, Frédéric Soulié, Théophile Gautier, Alfred de Musset, Eugène Sue, Charles Nodier, Alphonse Karr, Taxile Delord, Gérard de Nerval, Théophile LavalléePremier tirage de l'ouvrage et surtout des couvertures en tous points conformes à la description de Carteret. La planche N°2 de la série Oraisons funèbres dans le tome I porte par erreur le N°3 comme c'est parfois le cas.Titre emblématique des illustrés romantique, rarissime dans son état originel. Réf. biblio. : Vicaire II, 241-244 - Carteret III, 203-207 (couvertures reproduites).

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        La Nuit des Morts. Partbook for the role of Le Maudit. Most probably of French origin. Ca. 1845

      Apparently unpublished and unrecorded. Not in Worldcat, the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, or RISM online.. Oblong quarto (ca. 210 x 275 mm). Sewn. [129], [i] (blank) pp. Notated in black ink on 10-stave music paper, most likely in a single hand. Blindstamped "Dantier Fils... Paris" at upper inner corners, With occasional corrections, marks, and cuts in the same and/or later hands in black ink and pencil. From a work for solo voices, chorus, and orchestra, possibly an oratorio. Other roles include Corryphé, La Mère, Le Damné, Abel, and choruses of angels and demons. In short score with additional instrumental and vocal cues. Text in French. "Le Maudit" (in principal hand) and the date "1845" (in principal or slightly later hand) in black ink to title. "N. Auguez," most likely a reference to Numa Auguez (1847-1903), a French baritone who sang at the Paris Opéra from 1873-1882, in pencil in a later hand to upper margin of first page of music. Slightly worn and soiled; heavier to outer leaves; occasional light foxing and small tears to blank margins, not affecting music.

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        Scenery of the Devonshire Rivers. With Introductory Remarks. Illustrated by a Series of Sketches and Studies from Pictures in Various Collections, Painted and Engraved by F.C.Lewis. Engraver of Drawings to the Queen.

      Folio, 420x280mm, etched title-page, verso blank, List of Subscribers, verso blank, and 26 full-page etchings on thick paper, half black morocco, pebble-grain black cloth, rebacked and corners renewed, a fine copy. Frederick Christian Lewis senior (1779-1856), engraver and landscape painter, was born in London on 14 March 1779, the eldest son of Johan Ludwig (b. c.1740), an émigré miniature painter from Hanover who took the name of John Lewis, and his wife, Elizabeth. He was one of the most prolific, skilled and versatile printmakers of his time, patronised by Princess Charlotte, Prince Leopold, George IV, William IV, and Queen Victoria. One of his brothers was the bookbinder Charles Lewis (1786-1836). First published two years earlier, the present issue has an extra plate, of "The New Prison, Dartmoor". COPAC records only one copy of this issue (Leicester University)

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        The Clans of the Scottish Highlands, Illustrated By Appropriate Figures, Displaying Their Dress, Tartans, Arms, Armorial Insignia, and Social Occupations from Original Sketches . Accompanying Description, Historical Memoranda of Character, Mode of Life

      Ackermann and Co., 1845-47, London - 2 volumes. Folio. Containing 72 hand-tinted, hand finished chromolithographs, armorial chromolithograph frontispieces, dedication leaf printed in black and gilt. Quarter green pebbled morocco with elaborate gilt-designed green pebbled cloth and gilt armorial bearings to upper covers, lower covers in blind, all edges gilt. Slightly rubbed joints and spine ends, spines lightly faded. The publisher line appears to be trimmed from several prints, else a handsome, near fine copy of the Grand-da of all Tartan books. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Catherine de Médicis expliquée. Le Martyr Calviniste. Le secret des Ruggieri. Les deux rêves.

      Paris, Chlendowski (Sceaux, Imprimerie Dépée), 1845 ; 3 tomes in-8 ; bradel demi-percaline noisette, pièces de titre et de tomaison marron soulignées de filets dorés, couvertures roses conservées, non rogné (reliure postérieure) ; (4), VI, CXL (i.e. CLX)-335 pp., (1 bl.), (1) f. de table ; (4), 314 pp., (1) f. ; (4), 276 pp., (2) ff. le dernier blanc. Edition en partie originale parue chez Hippolyte Souverain et remise en vente par Chlendowski en 1845 selon Clouzot (p.24) ; édition également citée par Vicaire, I-220 qui fait référence à l'exemplaire personnel de Balzac. La fin de la Préface est numérotée par erreur CLX au lieu de CXL. Exemplaire très frais, rare avec ses couvertures d'origine.

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        Le Diable à Paris. Paris et les Parisiens. Illustrations par Gavarni, vignettes par Bertall.

      - Paris, Hetzel, 1845, 1846. 2 forts volumes in-4, (4)-XXXII-380 et (4)-LXXX-364 pp., reliure de l'époque demi chagrin rouge à petits coins, dos ornés. Complet des 99 planches pour le tome 1 et des 112 planches pour le tome 2. Agréable exemplaire, très frais. * Carteret, III, 203. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). * Frais de port en sus. * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. * La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. * Langue : Français

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        THE MANSIONS OF ENGLAND. One hundred and forty - six coloured engravings of country seats of the royal family, nobility, and gentry. After original designs by W. Westall, R.A., T.H. Shepherd, J. Gendall, and others.

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

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        NOUVELLES RUSSES. Traduction française publiée par Louis Viardot.

      1845Paris, Paulin, 1845. In-12 (121 X 185) broché, couverture jaune imprimée ; VII-324 pages, (1) f. de table, (9) ff. de catalogue, (1) f. d'achevé d'imprimer. ÉDITION ORIGINALE FRANÇAISE, très rare, surtout en bel état. Ce recueil contient: "Tarass Boulba" - "Les Mémoires d'un Fou" - "La Calèche" - "En Ménage d'autrefois" - "Le Bal des Gnomes". «Ces nouvelles sont de véritables petits chefs-d'oeuvre. "Le Roi des gnomes" est une des lectures les plus terrifiantes qui puissent être.» (Marc Loliée, "Romans noirs - Contes de Fées - Contes Fantastiques [Etc.]", Catalogue n°79 publié en 1952, n°205).). BEL EXEMPLAIRE broché, entièrement lavé et soigneusement rebroché. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        Nouvelles russes : Tarass Boulba - Les Mémoires d'un fou - La Calèche - Un Ménage d'autrefois - Le Roi des Gnomes. Traduction par Louis Viardot.

      Paris, Paulin, 1845. In-12, VII-(1)-324-(2) pp., reliure de l'épque demi-basane (dos passé, rousseurs). Première édition française, qui comprend, entre autres, Tarass Boulba et les Mémoires d'un fou. Traduction en collaboration avec Tourgueniev et Guédéonov. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s).* Frais de port en sus. * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. * La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *

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        NOUVELLES RUSSES. Traduction française publiée par Louis VIARDOT. Tarass Boulba - Les Mémoires d'un fou - La Calèche - Un Ménage d'autrefois - Le Roi des Gnomes.

      Paulin, Editeur Paris 1845 In-12 ( 180 X 115 mm ) de VII-324 pages, ( 1 ) ffnch. de table, demi-basane fauve, dos lisse orné de filets et chainettes dorés, pièces d'auteur et de titre de basane anthracite ( Reliure de l'époque ). Première édition française traduite par Louis VIARDOT avec la collaboration d'Ivan TOURGUENIEV et Stepan GUEDEONOV. Légères épidermures au dos, quelques rousseurs claires, bon exemplaire. Très rare. D'autres photos sur www.cazitel.com

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        PRAKTISCHE ANWEISUNG ZUR DAGUERREOTYPIE. NACH DEN NEUESTEN VERBESSERUNGEN IN MÖGLICHSTER VOLLSTÄNDIGKEIT DARGESTELLT VON L. E. UHLENHUT

      Quedlinburg and Leipzig: Druck und Verlag von Gottfr. Basse, 1845. First ed. 8vo., 72 pp., folding frontispiece. Later paper over boards with panel of the original printed front wrapper mounted on front. Some leaves have small closed tears, chips, creases. Still very good. Calling upon the latest journal articles and texts from England, France and Germany, the author provides a concise description of the Daguerreian process to date, with descriptions of cyanotype and other paper processes. The last pages include priced lists of materials offered by the firms of Lerebours, and Voightlander and adverts for new publications related to photography and optics. Although listed by Roosens and Salu (#2868) A HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY: A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOKS, and Heidtmann, Bressemann and Krauss (#3585) GERMAN PHOTOGRAPHIC LITERATURE, 1839 - 1978, OCLC locates no copies of this seemingly unique 1845 first edition; it does locate five copies of the 1849 second edition at: SACHSISCHE LANDESBIBLIOTHEK, STAATSBIBLIOTHEK ZU BERLIN, ULB SACHSEN ANHALT ZENTRALE, and two copies at the BRITISH LIBRARY. A reprint of the 1849 edition was issued in 1993 by the Stuttgart bookseller, H. Lindemann in an edition of 999 copies.

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        Der Anthropologismus in der Entwicklung der Philosophie seit Kant und Ludwig Feuerbachs Anthroposophie. Originalausgabe.

      Leipzig: Otto Wigand, 1845. 268 Seiten 8°, gebundene Ausgabe, Halbleinen Neuer Einband unter Verwendung des alten Originaleinbandes. Auf dem Vorsatzblatt handschriftlich: \" Friedrich Kaulbach\" Auf dem Innendeckel und dem Vorsatzblatt geklebt: \" Sonderdruck aus Neue Deutsche Biographie 7, 1966\" Text und Biografie zu Harms, Joachim Friedrich geboren 24.10. 1816 in Kiel, gestorben 5.4.1880 in Berlin. Mit einigen Bleistiftunterstreichungen, Papier teils stärker gebräunt, Rücken handschriftlich beschrieben. Aus der Bibliothek des Philosophen Prof. Friedrich Kaulbach. Versand D: 5,50 EUR Immanuel Kant, Ludwig Feuerbach, Philosophie

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