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        The Cricket on the Hearth a Fairy Tale of Home

      First American edition. 8vo. Original brown wrappers lettered in black. New York, Harper & Brothers.

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        The Cricket on the Hearth. A Fairy Tale of Home.

      - London: Printed and Published for the Author, By Bradbury and Evans.MDCCCXLVI (1846) [1845]. 8vo., [viii], [1]-174, [2, ads] pp., steel engraved frontis and titlepage, and 12 woodcuts in text. Original horizontally-ribbed cloth; the front and back cover stamped in blind with a floral border, with gilt-stamped titling, author's name and fireplace illustration, and backstrip stamped in gilt with title surrounded by a wreath below which is the authors name also in gilt, a.e.g., pale yellow endpapers. Backstrip has some tears at joints, board edges rubbed, corners bumped, and some small scattered stains and discoloration to cloth, internally bright: very good. Contemporary ink inscription to first free endpaper. First edition in original cloth binding complete with binder's sticker. With all the internal flaws noted by Smith except "lucky" on page 79 which is noted to only appear flawed in "some copies." "Oliver Twist" ad does not match the first or second state in Smith. Illustrations were designed by John Leech, Richard Doyle, Clarkson Stanfield, Daniel Maclise and Edwin Landseer. Engravers include Thompson, the Dalziel brothers, T. Williams, Swain, and Groves. The Cricket. sprang from the idea to begin a weekly periodical which would've been called "The Cricket," though was abandoned quickly for a more important venture and the founding of The Daily News. The Cricket was wildly successful, doubling in circulation of both its predecessors. Smith II, 6. Eckel 125-126. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Adventures of Oliver Twist;

      London: for the author, by Bradbury & Evans,, 1846. or, The Parish Boy's Progress. With twenty-four illustrations on steel, by George Cruikshank. A new edition, revised and corrected. Octavo (207 x 130 mm). Near-contemporary brown crushed half morocco by Bayntun, buff marbled paper sides, edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Frontispiece with tissue-guard and 23 steel-engraved plates by George Cruikshank. Binder's stamp to head of front free endpaper verso. Light rubbing to extremities, slight chipping to spine ends, light offsetting to endpapers; an excellent copy. First one-volume edition. Dickens's second novel, Oliver Twist was first published serially between February 1837 and April 1839 in Bentley's Miscellany, and as a three-volume book by Richard Bentley in 1838 (six months before the initial serialization was complete). This single volume was substantially revised by Dickens, who had bought back his copyright from Bentley; many of his revisions were in the direction of a more dramatic rendering of the text, in light of his experience of public reading.

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        The Battle of Life a Love Story

      1846 - First edition. 8vo. Original red cloth pictorially decorated in gilt. London, Bradbury & Evans. Dickens's fourth Christmas book. A bright, attractive copy but with the front endpaper slightly cracked. The vignette title page in the fourth and usual state, with an angel holding the banner and with no publishers imprint. Eckel pp. 121-122. In a stout, functional leatherbound case. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Battle of Life A Love Story

      London: Bradbury & Evans, Whitefriars, MDCCCXLVI (1846). 8vo., [viii], [1-3], 4-175, [176], [1-2] pp., and the following internal pages unnumbered: 52-5, 120-3. In addition to the engraved frontis and titlepage there are 11 woodcuts in the text. Original publishers red ribbed cloth; both boards are stamped in blind with two double line borders interspersed with 12 floral designs, the upper boards is gilt-stamped with two cherubs mounted on wasps above a decorative spray, with title and authors name also stamped in gilt; backstrip also bears gilt-stamped lettering and wasp mounted cherubs; pale yellow endpapers, a.e.g. Some rubbing to head and tail of backstrip, corners slightly bumped, small chip to upper board at the "S" in "Dickens," internally bright; very good. First edition. The present issue does not contain 'A LOVE STORY' in type below the title vignette and appears only in a scroll borne by a winged cupid, and there is no type insertion (4th state according to Smith and Eckel). Terminal ads announce the publication in parts of Dombey and Son, and the bound volume of Oliver Twist. All of Smith's qualifying "internal flaws" not noted as being in "some copies" are accounted for. Dickens wrote The Battle of Life during a period of recuperation needed after illness attributed to over-working, despite being seriously indisposed he managed to complete the work, while working on Dombey and Son, though it was not as successful as his other Christmas books thus far. Smith II, 8. Eckel 127-130.

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        uvres complètes du Roi René, avec une biographie et des notices par M. le Comte de Quatrebarbes, et un grand nombre de dessins et ornements, d’après les tableaux et manuscrits originaux par M. Hawke.

      Angers, Cosnier et Lachèse, 1844-1846, demi-maroquin de l'époque, dos à nerfs ornés. -Cahier 25 du tome 4 en double. - 4 tomes en 2 volumes in-4 de 1 titre frontispice-(4)-CLIV-(2)-151-(1) pp. + 25 pl. h.t. ; 1 titre frontispice-(4)-CXIV-(2)-150-(3) pp. + 24 pl. h.t. (dont 21 accompagnées chacune d’une serpente légendée) ; 1 titre frontispice-(4)-XXX-(2)-208-(3) pp. + 21 pl. h.t. et 1 titre frontispice-(4)-XIII-(3)-198-(3) pp. + 23 pl. h.t. ; Saffroy 3142 ; Bossuat, Manuel bibliographique du Moyen-Âge 4312 ; Mennessier de La Lance, Essai de bibliographie hippique II-p. 360.La seule édition complète des œuvres du Roi René."Le T. II est presque entièrement consacré aux tournois et aux joutes équestres et contient : Étude historique sur la chevalerie, -Description des cinq manuscrits du Livre des Tournois, -Description du manuscrit du Tournois de Tarascon, -Glossaire pour le Livre des Tournois, -Traictié de la forme et devis d'ung tournoy , -Le Pas d'Armes de la Bergière, -Notes et Glossaire sur le Pas d'Armes de la Bergière Avec 23 planches gravées h.t., dont 19 se rapportent aux préparatifs et à l'exécution des tournois.Au T. IV, aux chap. intitulés : Procession de la Fête-Dieu et Jeux de la Tarasque, il y a aussi quelques passages qui se rapportent à des cortèges et à des jeux hippiques." (Mennessier de la Lance).

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        Oeuvres choisies de Gavarni revues, corrigées et nouvellement classées par l'auteur. Etudes de moeurs contemporaines. Les Enfants terribles. - traduction en langue vulgaire. - Les Lorettes. Les Actrices. Avec des notices en tête de chaque série. par MM. Théophile Gauthier & Laurant-Jan. (1846) ; La Vie de jeune homme. - Les débardeurs. Avec des notices [.] de P.-J. Stahl. (1848) ; Le Carnaval à Paris. - Paris le matin. - Les Etudiants de Paris. Avec des notices [?] par MM. Théophile Gautier, A. Barthet & A. de Soubiran. (1847) ; Fourberies de femmes en matière de sentiment. - Clichy. - Paris le soir. Avec des notices [?] par MM. Laurent-Jan, Lireux & Léon Gozlan. (1846)

      J. Hetzel 1846-1848, Paris - 4 tomes reliés en 2 volumes, plein chagrin vert, dos à nerfs, filets et fleurons (reliure de l?époque). Frontispice, vignette sur chaque page de titre et 319 planches hors-texte (une planche supplémentaire non annoncée dans la série des Enfants terribles, deux planches non reliées dans la série de Clichy. Dos assombris, quelques épidermures légères (discrètes reprises de teinte), petites taches sur la moire des gardes, sinon pages blanches et sans rousseurs. Bel exemplaire. Références : Vicaire, III, 953-955 ; Brivois pp.168-171 ; Carteret, III-260-264. Langue : Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Occult Sciences The Philosophy of Magic, Prodigies and Apparent Miracles from the French of Eusebe Salverte

      Richard Bentley, London 1846 - Quarter bound red leather, marbled boards,4 raised bands on each volume, gilt lettering on spine, minor edgewear, Notes illustrative, explanatory and critical. A critical study of the history of magic, in which the author argued that the belief in magic was often encouraged by priestly and other ruling castes as a way of keeping control of the populace. Chapter headings include 'Credibility of the Marvellous,' 'Origin of Magic,' 'Sources of Magical Knowledge,' 'Deceptions of Thaumaturgists,' 'Ventriloquism Employed in Oracles,' 'Sources of Some Oracles,' 'Books Believed to be Spirits,' 'Speaking Heads and Statues,' 'Invocations of the Dead,' 'Secrets Used in Pagan Rites' etc. Etc. Etc. The translator, Anthony Todd Thompson (1778-1849) was a renowned Scots-born MD, who worked and lectured in London. ; Vol. 1 & 2; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pictures From Italy.

      London: Published For the Author...MDCCCXLVI (1846). 8vo., [i-ii ads], [viii], [1]-269, [270-272] pp., with the following internal pages unnumbered: 5, 17, 30, 38, 84, 98, 107, 120, 144, 165, and 233. Four woodcut vignettes including that on the title. Original publishers blue diaper-cloth, both boards stamped in blind with a triple border entwining at the top and bottom, and a circular eight pointed central medallion; backstrip stamped in blind with rules and three wreaths with title in gilt, pale yellow endpapers. Corners are slightly bumped and there is some rubbing to the head and tail of the backstrip, foxed very lightly at the outer margins, else very good well preserved copy. First edition in original cloth. Samuel Palmer designed the four woodcut illustrations, his initials appear in the lower left corner of the first and the lower right of the last. All "internal flaws" noted in Smith which qualify this as the first issuing of the first edition, including preliminary advertisement for Oliver Twist. "During his year in Italy in 1845 Dickens sent many letters to Forster relating his experiences, as was his usual custom. After their appearance in the Daily News, the articles were published...with new chapters added" (Thomson p. 63). Smith II, 7. Eckel 135-136. Thomson 45.

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        The Count of Monte Cristo. With Twenty Illustations, Drawn on Wood by M. Valentin.

      London Chapman and Hall 1846 - First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo., frontispiece, (i-iii), iv, (1)-464 & frontispiece, (i-iii), iv, (1)-464 pp., age-toned, some random, spotting mostly to endpapers and a few margins, else very good, publisher's terracotta cloth, decoratively blind-embossed, smooth, gilt-panelled spines, evenly rubbed worn with some minor marks, corners gently bumped, otherwise a remarkable survival of a very original and exceptionally rare set. Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870) established himself as one of the most popular and prolific authors in France, known for plays and historical adventure novels such as The Three Musketeers and The Count of Monte Cristo. His romantic style, often compared to Victor Hugo, proved immensely popular and with the money he earned from publishing his novels, Dumas purchased land and built the Château de Monte Cristo in Port Marly, Yvelines, France. This home (now a museum) was intended to be a sanctuary for the author, and he spent much of his time writing and entertaining there before debt overtook him, forcing him to sell the property. He fled to Belgium in 1851, and later to Russia, to evade creditors. Dumas continued to publish, including travel books on Russia, during his period of exile. The Count of Monte Cristo is an adventure story primarily concerned with themes of hope, justice, vengeance, mercy and forgiveness, it focuses on a man who is wrongfully imprisoned (Dumas' father was imprisoned for two years following a disagreement with Napoleon and died shortly following his release), escapes from jail (in a dead man's body bag tossed to the waves), acquires a fortune and sets about wreaking revenge on those responsible for his imprisonment. However, his plans have devastating consequences for the innocent as well as the guilty. The historical context of the story is important, taking place in France, Italy, and islands in the Mediterranean during the events of 1815–1839: the era of the Bourbon Restoration through the reign of Louis-Philippe of France. It begins just before the Hundred Days period (when Napoleon returned to power after his exile). It is now regarded as one of the literary greats and Dumas' works have been translated into more than 100 languages and adapted for numerous films. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DER KLEINE AMERIKANISCHE DOLLMETSCHER : LEICHT FASSLICHE ANWEISUNG FÜR AUSWANDERNDE GEWERBS- UND LANDLEUTE

      Bayreuth: Buchner(1846). Marbled boards, 8vo. , 72 pages. In German and English. The Little American interpreter: Easy to understand instruction for emigrating tradesmen and countrymen. German-English phrase book for emigrants to America, including phrases and vocabulary for food, travel, housing, agriculture, and work. Includes pronunciation. Fifteen pages at the back of the book with handwritten notes from a previous owner, comprising a manuscript immigrant's German-English dictionary and phrasebook. Only one copy listed worldwide (Bayerische Staatsbiblotek) . Water staining to top half of pages. Binding solid. Good + condition. Quite scarce (HAG-11-4)

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        THE BATTLE OF LIFE

      1846. A Love Story. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1846. 2 pp undated ads. Original red cloth pictorially decorated in gilt. First Edition of the fourth of Dickens's five illustrated Christmas books -- following A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE CHIMES, and THE CRICKET ON THE HEARTH, and preceding THE HAUNTED MAN. This is an unusual tale in which two sisters love the same man, both ultimately settling in with him (though only one is married to him) -- according to Thackeray "a wretched affair." It is in fact quite autobiographical: Dickens loved Mary Hogarth, married her sister Catherine, and then was happy to have his household run by their sister Georgina.~This copy has the vignette title page in the fourth and usual state (Todd's state E1), with an angel holding the banner and with no publisher's imprint. In our experience, at least 90% and perhaps 95% of the copies encountered are of this state. This is a bright, attractive copy, just about fine, with only the faintest hint of wear at the very tips (volume slightly askew as usual). The front endpaper bears the inked inscription "Ellen F. Lee | from her father | December 25 1846" -- Christmas Day, six days after publication. Smith II pp 60-65; Podeschi (Yale) A116.

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        Narrative of a Mission to Bokhara,

      1846 - In the Years 1843-1845, to ascertain the fate of Colonel Stoddart and Captain Conolly. Fifth edition. 8vo. Original blind-embossed cloth, a little faded, with spine dull. Head and tail of spine very slightly frayed. xxvii,495pp. 16pp. ads. London, published for the author by William Blackwood, Edinburgh. This copy is inscribed on the half title page - Charlotte Higgins - Jos. Wolff. cf. Yakushi, W108. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTOIRE DE LA CAMPAGNE DE RUSSIE PENDANT L ANNEE 1812 EO ILLUSTRE COULEURS Napoleon COMPLET

      Penaud 1846 - HISTOIRE DE LA CAMPAGNE DE RUSSIE PENDANT L'ANNEE1812 et de la captivité des prisonniers français en Sibérie et dans les autres provinces de l'Empire ; précédée d'un résumé de L'Histoire de Russie. Par Emile MARCO DE SAINT-HILAIRE Dessins de R. de MORAINE. [2 volumes].‎ ‎Paris, Penaud, sans date [1846-1848]. Neuf parties en quatre tomes RELIES EN DEUX VOLUMES GRAND FORMAT IN-8 (263 CM X 18,2 CM) Reliure demi-maroquin à grain marron, dos quatre nerfs plats ornés d'une roulette dorée, caissons ornés de filets et fers spéciaux, titre et tomaison dorés. Tome I : (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre, 304 pages, 4 gravures en noir hors-texte et 11 gravures aquaréllées en couleurs hors-texte - Tome II : 305-645 pages, 2 gravures en noir hors-texte et 5 gravures aquarellées en couleurs hors-texte - Tome III : (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre, 296 pages, 4 gravures en noir hors-texte et 8 gravures aquarellées en couleurs hors-texte Tome IV : (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre, 297-610 pages, 4 gravures en noir hors-texte et 6 gravures aquarellées en couleurs hors-texte, (1) f. de table des gravures. ‎ÉDITION ORIGINALE RELIES EN DEUX VOLUMES de cet ouvrage superbement illustré de 30 GRAVURES HORS-TEXTES DE DE MORAINE AQUARELLEES EN COULEURS, peu commun et rare complet de cette prestigieuse suite mise en couleurs à la main. Elle est magnifiquement illustrée de 30 PLANCHES en couleurs d'uniformes militaires russes, français, suisses, italiens, polonais, portugais, prussiens, autrichiens, saxons, bavarois de la Grande Armée et de l'Armée Russe de 1812 et de 10 PLANCHES en noir par R. DE MORAINE. Outre l'intérêt suscité par son iconographie et notamment ses belles planches en couleurs minutieusement aquarellées à la main, l'ouvrage est recherché pour sa publication de documents originaux de l'époque et d’états des troupes. Marco de Saint-Hilaire était déjà un auteur renommé pour son " Histoire de la Garde Impériale ", lorsqu'il conçut le projet de ce livre monumental. Retracer la campagne de Russie de 1812 dans les moindres détails, avec grand souci de vérité historique, tel fut son dessein qu'il réussit parfaitement. Evoquant la situation politique sur l'échiquier européen au début de 1812, Marco de Saint-Hilaire analyse les causes de la guerre, avec une grande perspicacité. Ensuite, tous les événements de cet immense désastre militaire se déroulent devant nos yeux : passage du Niémen, marche sur Witebsk, prise de Smolensk, bataille de la Moskowa, séjour à Moscou, bataille de Malojaroslavetz, combat de Krasnoë, passage de la Bérésina, sort des prisonniers. Un grand nombre de témoins oculaires viennent épauler le récit de l'auteur, basé sur les documents de premier ordre. Au fil des pages, passant du triomphe au désespoir, dans la chaleur étouffante de l'été russe et sous le vent glacial, le lecteur est entraîné à la suite de la Grande Armée dans son aventure la plus tragique Rousseurs et quelques taches et cernes de mouillures à certaines pages de texte ( sans altération de lecture), mais les gravures en couleurs en sont totalement exemptes. Plats de la reliure reteintés sur les bords, coins un peu émoussés. Exemplaire restant néanmoins très attractif pour le collectionneur napoléonien averti désireux d'acquérir une pièce d'exception et de grande rareté complète de ses prestigieuses gravures aquarellées en couleurs. PRIX EN L'ETAT POSSIBILITE DE REGLEMENT EN PLUSIEURS FOIS SANS FRAIS : ME CONSULTER [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Isle of Wight Illustrated in a Series of Coloured Views

      G.H. Davidson, London 1846 - [8], 63pp, [1], plates. Original publishers cloth, gilt floral decoration to spine, upper cover with gilt frame with volute and flower corner pieces with inner floral wreath surrounding the title, lower cover replicates the pattern but is in blind, a.e.g., primrose endpapers. Spine faded, some minor discolouring to covers, especially towards fore-edges, a few small ink spots. Internally some minor cracking to inner hinges, the frontispiece is lightly foxed to margins with a semi-circular water stain to margin, some light browning and minor foxing, but generally bright and clean. Binding by Burn, with their ticket to rear pastedown. With a lithographic frontispiece, hand-coloured engraved map and twenty tissue-guarded hand-coloured aquatint views as called for. Probably a second issue, with the first Ryde plate being titled Ryde I, see Abbey Scenery 352 (though here in green cloth and not red) Size: 4to [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Typee & Omoo] A Narrative of a Four Months' Residence among the Natives of a Valley of the Marquesa Islands; or, A Peep at Polynesian Life. [WITH] Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas

      John Murray London 1846 - These are the true first editions of the first two books published by Herman Melville. - [Typee] 1846 First British edition, which precedes the American edition. First issue with the misspelled name "Pomarea" on page 19. Bound in three-quarter green calf over marbled paper boards by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London, for Marshall Field, very early in the 20th century. With original cloth covers, including spine, bound in. Gilt spine, five raised bands, top edges gilt, marbled end papers. Without inserted advertisements. Internally fine - clean and tight. Leather spine darkened and lightly worn along edges. In custom foil paper-covered slipcase. A very attractive copy and a great gift for a Melville fan. - WITH [Omoo] 1847 - First British edition, which precedes the American edition. Frontispiece map of the Marquesas and Tahiti. Illustration on page 78. 321 pages with 16 pages of publisher's ads at the rear. Bound in matching three-quarter green calf over marbled paper boards by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London, for Marshall Field, very early in the 20th century. With original cloth covers, including spine, bound in. Gilt spine, five raised bands, top edges gilt, marbled end papers. 16 pages of publisher's ads at the rear. Internally fine - clean and tight. Leather spine slightly darkened and worn along edges. In matching custom foil paper-covered slipcase. A very attractive set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Antique Print-CHILDREN'S BOOK-UNCUT-CHURN-CARRIAGE-1846

      - Antique print, titled: 'Gesiena een leesboek voor de bovenste afdeling der laagste klasse met prentjes.', Two uncut and unfolded sheets with text and small woodcut illustrations. This forms the complete text (36 pages) of the second edition (1846) of E.J. Zelling's educational reading book for small schoolchildren. The illustrations include a feast, a tent, night, a churn and a carriage. Woodcut and letterpress on hand laid (verge) paper with watermark. Description: Published in Winschoten by H.V. Huisingh, 1846.Artists and Engravers: Artist and engraver unknown, to be determined. Condition: Excellent, given age. Edges of the margins a browned (not affecting text or image). General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: GV-P1-06 The overall size is ca. 16.3 x 13.3 inch. The image size is ca. 14.8 x 12 inch. The overall size is ca. 41.4 x 33.8 cm. The image size is ca. 37.5 x 30.5 cm.

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        Marie Antoinette; or, The Chevalier of the Red House

      London: George Peirce, 1846. First Edition. wrappers. Very good. 6 vols. 1st edition in English, 1st issue in parts (all covers numbered by hand). Original wrappers, part VI with chips to the back, else very good, complete, unrepaired, and rare as rooster eggs. Dumas wrote this adventure as a high tension anxiety (ticking clock/jail-break plotline), to be the central novel in his series about the French Revolution, but as he got deeper into the others (Memoirs of a Physician, 1848, Queen's Necklace, 1850, Ange Pitou, 1851, and Countess of Charny, 1854) the nuances of the series' overlapping cast (mainly Phillipe de Taverney) no longer fit. So he let the novel stand alone, and it does so with resilient fame. Ex-Bob Jackson, this very set (not that they could have found another) was last seen 19 years ago at the Grolier Club, in their exhibit, Essential Parts (recorded on page 16 of their 1996 catalog). The Red House (La Maison-Rouge) were the ferociously dedicated, and heroically resolute, personal guard of King Louis XVI and his family, so named for their brilliant red cloaks. Dumas resurrects their shadowy leader, The Red Knight himself, as his secret agent in disguise, the tip of a royalist spear, leading Batz's inspired intrigue (The Carnation Conspiracy) to rescue Marie Antoinette from the prison at the Conciergerie. The result is breathtaking reader whiplash, remindful of the disquiet in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar (the exemplar for a choice of heroes, wherein both sides are positive they are in the right), and it presages with a clear prescience the James Bond bravura of action spy, and the Mission Impossible style of whirlpool count-down plotline.

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        SENATE DOCUMENTS] Public Documents printed by order of the Senate of the United States, First Session of the Twenty-Ninth Congress (Volume 3 only, 1st session, 29th Congress)

      Printed by Ritchie & Heiss, Washington 1846 - 1st edition. Volume 3 only (of 9). Contains Senate Document No. 3-43. 8vo., 91 (index); each document paged individually, illustrated with 17 folding maps (some very large). Bound in full leather, with short title on red label on spine. Front joint beginning to crack; spine darkened and dry. Maps Very Good (1) to Fine (16). A Very Good copy with generally Fine maps. *** Maps include: Coast Survey of New England; Chesapeake Bay; New York Harbor; Public Surveys in Indiana; Michigan; Missouri; Illinois; Iowa; Wisconsin; Kansas; District of South Tennessee (Mississippi); Louisiana; Louisiana (delta); Red River; SW Louisiana; Alabama; State of Florida (Very large- misfolded) *** [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SENATE DOCUMENTS] Public Documents printed by order of the Senate of the United States, First Session of the Twenty-Ninth Congress (Volume 4 only, 1st session, 29th Congress)

      Printed by Ritchie & Heiss, Washington 1846 - 1st edition. Volume 4 only (of 9). Contains Senate Document No. 44-195. 8vo., 91 (index); each document paged individually, illustrated with maps (some folding). Bound in full leather, with short title on red label on spine. Front joint beginning to crack; spine darkened and dry. Front board with a minor "wave". Maps Very Good to Fine. A Very Good copy. *** Documents of note: No. 150 Oregon Territory, and extending the laws of the United States over them; No. 161 Memorial of A(sa). Whitney, Praying A grant of public land to enable him to construct a railroad from lake Michigan to the Pacific Ocean. February 24, 1846; With a large folding map; No. 178 Resolution to abrogate the 1st and 2nd articles of the Treaty of 1827, giving notice to Great Britain. Maps include: United States, Oregon, Texas and northern Mexico. Drawn & engraved by O.H. Throop (accompanies Doc. No. 161 *** Wheat Transmississippi III, p. 187 (note) (See also Howes W382-383) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Verhandlungen des Vereins zur Beförderung des Garten- und Feldbaues, als Section der Frankfurtischen Gesellschaft zur Beförderung nützlicher Künste und deren Hülfswissenschaften. Eine Zeitschrift für die praktische Gärtnerei, Landwirthschaft und die verwandten Fächer.

      Frankfurt a. M., Johann David Sauerländer, 1839-1846. - Bände 1 bis 3 in 4 Teilen. (wohl alles erschienene) 26,5 cm. 2 Bl., 271 S., 6 (statt 8) lithogr. Taf., dav. 1 Farbtafel.32 S. (Beiblätter)/136 S., 1 Bl. Errata, 2 Bl. (Neue Blumen-Zeitung Nr. 40 vom 9.10.1841), 14 lithogr. Taf./100 S., 3 lithogr. Taf., dav. 2 gef., 2 Bl. (Neue Blumen-Zeitung Nr. 4 v. 27.4.1844), 2 Taf. gehörend zu Bd. 1./1 Bl., 88 S. , 1 Bl. Etwas späteres Halbleder (Hardcover). Durchgehend stark braunfleckig. Sonst gut erhalten. Band 1: Die fehlenden 2 Tafeln (in Band 2 eingebunden), in Farbkopien beiliegend. Der Inhalt beginnt mit 1835 und reicht bis zum 25. Sept. 1839. Komplett mit Inhaltsverzeichnis und Beiblättern. Band 1a (ohne Titelblatt): beginnt mit dem 27. Nov. 1839 und geht bis zum 15. Febr. 1841. Band 2: Weißensee, G. F. Großmann. Teil 1 beginnt mit dem 16. Febr. 1841 und geht bis zum November 1842. Mit eingebunden der Deckel von Heft 1. Bd. 3, 1. Heft: Inhalt vom 16. März 1843 bis zum 6. Mai 1846. In dieser Zeitschrift veröffentlichte der frankfurter Kunst und Handelsgärtner Jacob Rinz zahlreiche seiner Abhandlungen zu den Kamelien, für die er eine eigene eigene Einteilung in 10 Klassen schuf und die er in dieser Zeitschrift, bebildert mit 13 Lithografien (12. Dezember 1840) vorstellte. [Camellien Camelien] Bitte beachten Sie, dass die angegebenen Versandkosten nur für Sendungen bis zu einem Gesamtgewicht von 1 Kg gelten. Bei schwereren Sendungen betragen die Versandkosten innerhalb Deutschands € 5,00. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Histoire de la Gascogne depuis les temps reculés jusqu'à nos jours

      Portes et Brun, Auch 1846 - Sept volumes, in-8, demi-veau rouge, dos lisses, auteur, titre et tomaison dorés. Reliures postérieures. [6], viii, 448 ; 500 ; [4], 507 ; [4], 467 ; [4], 491 ; [4], 495 ; [2], 192 (paginées de 483 à 674), [2] pages. Edition originale de la première et très importante histoire de la Gascogne rédigée par le chanoine Monlezun (1800-1859), bien complète de son supplément, qui reprend intégralement nombre de documents historiques manuscrits en latin, langue d'Oc et en français. A noter l'armorial de Gascogne placé en fin du volume de supplément. Bel exemplaire, au papier d'une très grande fraicheur. /// Seven volumes, 8vo, half red calf, smooth gilt-lettered spine. Later binding. 6], viii, 448 ; 500 ; [4], 507 ; [4], 467 ; [4], 491 ; [4], 495 ; [2], 192 (numbered from 483 to 674), [2] pages. First edition of the first history of Gascony, written by Jean-Justin Monlezun (French canon, 1800-1859), from the Ancient times up to the 17th century. This monumental work uses numerous historical documents in Latin, Occitan and French. Very nice and fresh copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        EXECUTIVE DOCUMENTS Twenty-Ninth Congress, First Session. (1845, Volume 1)

      Printed by Ritchie & Heiss, Washington 1846 - 1st edition. Volume 1 only, contains Executive documents No. 1-5. A Very Good copy. 8vo., each document paged individually: 27; 893; 5; 1; 414 pp., with and engraved folding map of the Black hills, and several folding charts. Bound in full leather, with title on red label on the spine. Front joint rubbed; spine a bit soiled. Maps and plates Very Good to Fine. A Very Good copy with Near Fine interior. *** Document 2, The Message of the President (Polk), 893 pp., contains correspondence of John C. Calhoun, James Buchanan, the ministers to Texas, Pres. Tyler concerning the Texas Annexation, Mexico's concession of Independence, the Texas Convention debates, and invitation to Statehood. *** [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Occult Sciences. The Philosophy of Magic, prodigies and apparent miracles. From the French of Eusebe Salverte. With notes illustrative, explanatory, and critical by Anthony Todd Thomson. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. 2 vols.

      Richard Bentley. 1846 Half titles. Orig. dark grey-green fine-diced cloth, boards blocked in blind, spines lettered in gilt; one or two small marks, but overall a very well-preserved copy.First published as Des sciences occultes ou Essai sur la Magie, les prodiges et les miracles in two volumes in 1829. The translator's note observes, 'a considerable portion of these volumes is occupied in tracing many of the extraordinary apparent miracles of antiquity to mechanical and scientific sources'. Born in Paris, Salverte, 1771-1839, was an author, poet, politician and man of letters. He was a founding member of the Société française pour l'abolition de l'esclavage, an abolitionist movement founded in 1834.

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        Marie Antoinette; or, The Chevalier of the Red House

      London: George Peirce, 1846. First Edition. wrappers. Very good. 6 vols. 1st edition in English, 1st issue in parts (all covers numbered by hand). Original wrappers, part VI with chips to the back, else very good, complete, unrepaired, and rare as rooster eggs. Dumas wrote this adventure as a high tension anxiety (ticking clock/jail-break plotline), to be the central novel in his series about the French Revolution, but as he got deeper into the others (Memoirs of a Physician, 1848, Queen's Necklace, 1850, Ange Pitou, 1851, and Countess of Charny, 1854) the nuances of the series' overlapping cast (mainly Phillipe de Taverney) no longer fit. So he let the novel stand alone, and it does so with resilient fame. Ex-Bob Jackson, this very set (not that they could have found another) was last seen 19 years ago at the Grolier Club, in their exhibit, Essential Parts (recorded on page 16 of their 1996 catalog). The Red House (La Maison-Rouge) were the ferociously dedicated, and heroically resolute, personal guard of King Louis XVI and his family, so named for their brilliant red cloaks. Dumas resurrects their shadowy leader, The Red Knight himself, as his secret agent in disguise, the tip of a royalist spear, leading Batz's inspired intrigue (The Carnation Conspiracy) to rescue Marie Antoinette from the prison at the Conciergerie. The result is breathtaking reader whiplash, remindful of the disquiet in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar (the exemplar for a choice of heroes, wherein both sides are positive they are in the right), and it presages with a clear prescience the James Bond bravura of action spy, and the Mission Impossible style of whirlpool count-down plotline.

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        The Illuminated Bible, Containing The Old and New testaments Translated out Of The Original Tongues, and with The Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised.

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1846 - Black leather elaborately and significantly embossed on covers, edges and spine, all edges gilt. "Embellished with sixteen hundred historical engravings by J.A. Adams, more than fourteen hundred of which are from original designs by J.G. Chapman." A monumental achievement in American Bible Production. Occasional scattered foxing, one page has a small tear at the bottom. Overall, an exceptional copy of a very rare Bible. The covers of this book depict an image of a gilt fountain or well, with three spouts draining water into the retention area of the fountain, which is supported by three smiling heads. All this is surrounded by elaborate and symmetrical gilt design. Spine has five raised bands and six gilt embossed and decorated compartments, with "HOLY BIBLE" being in the second compartment from the top. VG-. Ex art library copy with markings on lower text block edges and base of decorative title page. Small area of dampstaining to the extreme lower margin of the last 15 sheets or so, in the index section, not bad. Newly restored with the following remedies to it's former condition: repair text block and sew as needed; spine re-backed and reinforced with cotton; new endbands inserted as original; boards tightened and cleaned; new leather spine inserted; original spine expertly relaid onto new spine. A superlative restoration. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Cricket on the Hearth. A Fairy Tale of Home.

      London: Printed and Published for the Author, By Bradbury and Evans...MDCCCXLVI (1846) [1845]. 8vo., [viii], [1]-174, [2, ads] pp., steel engraved frontis and titlepage, and 12 woodcuts in text. Original horizontally-ribbed cloth; the front and back cover stamped in blind with a floral border, with gilt-stamped titling, author's name and fireplace illustration, and backstrip stamped in gilt with title surrounded by a wreath below which is the authors name also in gilt, a.e.g., pale yellow endpapers. Backstrip has some tears at joints, board edges rubbed, corners bumped, and some small scattered stains and discoloration to cloth, internally bright: very good. Contemporary ink inscription to first free endpaper. First edition in original cloth binding complete with binder's sticker. With all the internal flaws noted by Smith except "lucky" on page 79 which is noted to only appear flawed in "some copies." "Oliver Twist" ad does not match the first or second state in Smith. Illustrations were designed by John Leech, Richard Doyle, Clarkson Stanfield, Daniel Maclise and Edwin Landseer. Engravers include Thompson, the Dalziel brothers, T. Williams, Swain, and Groves. The Cricket... sprang from the idea to begin a weekly periodical which would've been called "The Cricket," though was abandoned quickly for a more important venture and the founding of The Daily News. The Cricket was wildly successful, doubling in circulation of both its predecessors. Smith II, 6. Eckel 125-126.

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        Twelve Miles Round St Paul's. Family Times No. 335 Strand. 1845.

      1846 - London, 1845. Coloured wood-engraving. Sheet 900 x 900mm. A few minor repairs. This map is usually found dissected and laid on linen: our example is uncut. A circular map of London extending out to Kingston, Southall, Elstree, Waltham Abbey, Loughton, Dagenham, Chislehurst & Croydon. The corners are filled with invaluable information: for example 'Chelsea can be reached by 6d. omnibus, or 4d. steamboat'. Engraved by W.H. Brewer, the price of 4d is shown in a clock design at the top. HOWGEGO: 397.

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        Monumental Theatrical Advertising, Three-Piece Color Composite Woodblock Theater Poster, a Printing of Scenes from Charles Dickens' The Adventures of Oliver Twist.

      Three-Piece Color Composite Woodblock Theater Poster, a Printing of Scenes from Charles Dickens' The Adventures of Oliver Twist. Hartford: Calhoun Printing Works, [188-]. Each of the three sections measures 28 in x 42 in, combined (7 ft x 3 ½ ft). The images are taken from the original wrapper of Part II of The Adventures of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. Illustrated by George Cruikshank. A New Edition Revised & Corrected. To be completed in Ten Numbers. London: Bradbury & Evans, 90, Fleet Street, and Whitefriars, 1846. Cohn 240. In the top panel of this triptych, the upper right-hand side recreates a reverse image of the second vignette from the left-hand side of Bradbury & Evans' wrapper, now titled "Oliver Introduced to the Kind Old Gent," from Part III. In the lower right-hand corner of the bottom panel, is a vignette titled, "Oliver's Reception by Fagin and the Boys," from Part III of the 1846 Bradbury & Evans edition. The central image occupying the entire center panel of the triptych is "Fagan's Last Night Alive," adapted from Cruikshank's "Fagan in the Condemned Cell," from Part X, appearing at the center bottom of Bradbury & Evans' wrapper for Part II, as reproduced by Cohn, pp. 80 - 81. In The New England Business Directory of 1875, the printer is identified as the Calhoun Printing Works. On the bottom sheet of the triptych the printer is given as "Calhoun Print, Harfford CT." This image is believed to be the first issued, not to be easily confused with re-printings from the 1920s, noting this visibly corrected spelling mistake and the racial slur, "Fagin - the Jew," which were deleted from only some of the later printings. Also, there is a marked difference in the quality of the nineteenth century paper from that used for the 1920s re-prints. The latter paper from the 1920s was very acidic and is now extremely brittle, as it did not absorb the color as well as the heavier nineteenth century paper. Also, the reprints are smaller and have even edges. The Calhoun company was known for its large colorful posters, show bills and other large-format outdoor advertising, using composite boxwood blocks. This copy of this poster was never used. It has not been backed, the only conservation it underwent was a painstaking surface cleaning to remove superficial and ground-in dirt, and a few marginal tears and weak areas were reinforced with mulberry paper and wheat starch paste. As it had been rolled in an open, unprotected environment, each of the three pieces was flattened by humidification and flattening between blotters. The over-all condition is extraordinarily fine. The original colors are brilliant.

      [Bookseller: G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, IL]
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        Souvenirs.

      Paris, Ledoyen et Giret 1846 - in-8, 4 pp. (liste des souscripteurs), III-292 pp., portr., demi-basane noire, dos lisse (rel. de l'époque). Petites usures aux coins. Tulard, 72. "Dépourvu d'intérêt historique. Quelques anecdotes sur des hommes de lettres de l'époque : Legouvé, Nepomucène, Lemercier, Pigault-Lebrun. Horace Raison serait l'auteur de ces mémoires". Les portraits d'acteurs sont particulièrement savoureux. L'ouvrage est orné de deux beaux portraits lithographiés par Villain, un de l'auteur, l'autre de Pigault-Lebrun. Fierro, 69. Bertier, 59. Quérard, Supercheries, I, 457.

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        A Defence of Negro Slavery, as it exists in the United States

      Montgomery: Press of the "Alabama Journal",, 1846. Duodecimo (149 x 99 mm). Original brown quarter cloth-backed green paper boards. Extremities worn, spine frayed and split in places, corners bumped, contents foxed, leaves 14.2 and 3 a little cropped affecting single letters of text along fore edge, overall a very good copy. First edition of the Mississippi anti-abolitionist's work summarising proslavery arguments supported by religion and new racial science. The eleven chapters consider the biblical foundations of slavery within early Judaism and Christianity, the history of African slavery, the abolitionist position of England on the topic, the dangers and ineffectuality of emancipation, and the moral, intellectual, and economic benefits of slavery to both slaves and their masters. Of its circulation history, the historian G. Ward Hubbs notes that Estes "was distributing the thousand copies that he had printed to the west Alabama towns between Montgomery and his own Columbus, Mississippi, as well as in Mobile and New Orleans. The [Alabama] Beacon liked Estes' work enough to excerpt his lengthy articles, the only proslavery work to receive such treatment" (p. 71).

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        La mare au diable

      Desessart 1846 - - Desessart, Paris 1846, 13x21cm, 2 volumes reliés en 1. - Edition originale rare et très recherchée. Reliure en demi chagrin bordeaux, dos lisse orné de larges filets à froid, plats de cartonnage bordeaux, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tranches mouchetées, reliure de l'époque. Exemplaire exempt de rousseur (ce qui est très rare selon Clouzot qui mentionne qu'ils sont souvent piqués). Bel exemplaire établi dans une reliure de l'époque. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Rare and very sought after first edition. Binding semi bitter burgundy, smooth back decorated with large cold fillets, burgundy cardboard plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, speckled slices, Contemporary binding. Exemplary freckle (which is very rare according to Clouzot who mentions that they are often stung). Beautiful copy established in a Contemporary binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Maps of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.

      London: Charles Knight, 1846 (1849).(). Vol I. With 112 engraved and partially hand-colored maps. folio. Full contemporary leather, with blind and gilt stamping. Cover split at spine; leather exhibits significant rubbing and scratches. Minor int. foxing and soil. Else very good; many maps/plates fine or near fine.

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        Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton

      Smith, Elder and Co, London, 1846. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Small hardcover with green cloth, blindstamp lyre and borders. Gilt lettering on spine. Spine has darkend and is fragile. Area around covers has darkened also. Some wear at corners.This is the First Edition Second issue of the Aylott and Jones binding with the tipped in title page from Smith, Elder in 1848. Owners plate inside front cover and name on front free endpaper with a few other small markings. 7x4.25 with 165 pp followed by a single page of other titles by the authors. Small bookstore label inside rear cover. Westleys, London

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        SUBSTANCE OF AN ARGUMENT OF SAMUEL F. VINTON, FOR THE DEFENDANTS, IN THE CASE OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA VS. PETER M. GARNER AND OTHERS, FOR AN ALLEGED ABDUCTION OF CERTAIN SLAVES...[wrapper title]

      Marietta, Oh, 1846. 32pp. Dbd. Original printed wrappers, rear lacking. Later institutional ink stamps on titlepage. Light tanning. Good plus. Presentation copy, inscribed at the top of the titlepage: "For the Honbl. R.G. Winthrop, with the authors respects." An uncommon transcript of arguments made by the defense attorney, Samuel Vinton, for three Ohio men abducted into Virginia and tried there for assisting fugitive slaves in an 1845 case. He successfully argued that Virginia state courts did not have jurisdiction over crimes allegedly committed in Ohio. "By directing the Virginia court to the boundary issue, and away from the slavery issue, Vinton succeeded in defusing what could have been a very serious interstate conflict. Vinton was correct that the simple boundary issue was complicated by the issue of slavery. But, it seems unlikely that any other issue could have led to the seizure of people in Ohio by Virginians who claimed that acts committed in Ohio were indictable in Virginia" - Finkelman. COHEN 13727. FINKELMAN, pp.177-79. SABIN 99836.

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        Fuller's Time Telegraph and Palmer's Computing Scale [ Full Size ]

      Massachusetts: John E. Fuller [ 1845-1846 ]. A rare circular slide rule. 11 1/16 inches by 11 1/16 inches by almost 5/16 inches thick. Constructed of three layers of book board, the center board intact, the outer two boards with circular volvelle cutouts, the whole connected with a center metal rivet and decorative gilded leather affixed around the assemblage edges. Each side is covered with a lithographed sheet, with a circular cutout for the inside and outside of the volvelle scales. The top board, containing the volvelle "Palmer's Computing Scale" notes it was engraved by George G. Smith, 186 Washington St, Boston. It also has a deposit (Entered according to Act of Congress) notice dated 1843 by Aaron Palmer in the Clerk's office of the District Court State of Massachusetts. This volvelle has the original recessed metal ¾ inch finger disk used to move the rule. The rear board contains "Fuller's Time Telegraph" with a deposit notice of 1845, by John E. Fuller, in the State of Massachusetts. Also "Eng'd by GG Smith, Boston". There is also a previous owner name "L Derr" inked in the center. This side also has the original ¾ inch finger disk for movement. Both volvelles rotate as they should, but the Palmer side is curled outward from the flat plane, a common failing with these devices. Uniform darkening/soiling to both sides, some minor loss to the decorative leather mostly at corners. Lacking the often missing cloth portfolio cover and instructions. Boards. Palmer's Computing Scale is one of the most desirable artifacts for those who collect early American Slide Rules and calculating devices. It was designed by Mr. Aaron Palmer and Mr. George G Smith in early 1841. A prototype was shown in early 1842, and later in Boston in the fall of 1843 - the First American Sliderule. Feazel notes that the rule's first commercial appearance was in January 1844. The first version of the circular rule had a front volvelle, and instructions printed on the rear. Mr. John E. Fuller purchased the copyrights to the device from Palmer, and in 1845 copyrighted the Time Telegraph. This second volvelle or circular rule device was affixed to the rear of Palmer's Computing Scale, and "how to" instructions were provided in a separate cloth case with foldout and instructions (now rarely found). This second incarnation, with the addition of the Time Telegraph, is one of the first times that a device, rather than a person, is referred to as a "computer". Previously, people who sat at their desks and performed computing operations were called computers. This device, proudly noted by Fuller in his full sized instruction book, is called a "TELEGRAPHIC COMPUTER" (here missing). There were various versions of this device produced from 1845 to 1871. Our example was published in 1845/46 (further differentiation of the date is impossible without the instruction book). This example has the Palmer slide rule showing a copyright of 1843, and the Fuller side copyright 1845. See Origins of Cyberspace #302 and Journal of the Oughtred Society Vol 3 No 1 and Vol 4 no 1 for more information. Very Good.

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        THE BUSHRANGER OF VAN DIEMEN'S LAND. Rare First Edition "Three-Decker."

      London ;- Smith Elder and Co 1846 - Attractive three volume set. Hardback. Crown 8vo. Very Good in half contemporary tan calf with marbled boards. Bound without Half Titles. Vol.1 - 306pps. / Vol.2 - 287pps. / Vol.3 - 304pps. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE BATTLE OF LIFE

      1846 - A Love Story. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1846. 2 pp undated ads. Original red cloth pictorially decorated in gilt. First Edition of the fourth of Dickens's five illustrated Christmas books -- following A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE CHIMES, and THE CRICKET ON THE HEARTH, and preceding THE HAUNTED MAN. This is an unusual tale in which two sisters love the same man, both ultimately settling in with him (though only one is married to him) -- according to Thackeray "a wretched affair." It is in fact quite autobiographical: Dickens loved Mary Hogarth, married her sister Catherine, and then was happy to have his household run by their sister Georgina.~This copy has the vignette title page in the fourth and usual state (Todd's state E1), with an angel holding the banner and with no publisher's imprint. In our experience, at least 90% and perhaps 95% of the copies encountered are of this state. This is a bright, attractive copy, just about fine, with only the faintest hint of wear at the very tips (volume slightly askew as usual). The front endpaper bears the inked inscription "Ellen F. Lee | from her father | December 25 1846" -- Christmas Day, six days after publication. Smith II pp 60-65; Podeschi (Yale) A116. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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