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        Danish Fairy Legends and Tales

      William Pickering, London, 1846 Very good in original green cloth covered boards with quarter leather binding and corners; gilt detailing. First edition in English, 1846. Some edge wear; two front free end papers have closed tears, of which the first one has been repaired. Comes housed in a custom-made slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        The Magician, Wuthering Heights, Agnes Grey

      Simms and M'Intyre, smith, elder and co. 1846 - Item 9064 The Magician by Leicht Ritchie, author of the “Game of Life” “Romance of French History, “Journey to St. Petersburgh and Moscow”, Etc, Etc,Belfast: Simms and M’Intyre; London: W.S. Orr and Co. Amen Corner, 1846 390 pages: Mediaeval historical novel, Henry V on the throne of France. Bound together with Wuthering Heights by Ellis Bell (282) and Agnes Grey by Acton Bell with a preface and memoir of both authors by currier Bell, author of “Jane Eyre”, Shirley”,Villette” “The Professor”, ETC. A new edition , London: Smith Elder and co., 65, cornhill: 1858, 3 works in one volume. 1846, 1858, together with 836 pages Ellis and Acton Bell, [pseudonyms Emily Brontë (1818-1848) and Anne Brontë (1820-1849)]. Currer Bell [pseudonym Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855)]. Description: New edition edition, hard back binding in publisher's original chocolate leather covers rebacked with marbled boards preserving the original leather, gilt title lettering to the spine, blind tooling to the front and rear covers, pale lemon yellow end leaves, untrimmed page edges. 16.5'' x 11x 5,3¼ cms Weight: 690 grams. Complete with the biographical and preface review leaves (v-xi pages) before first half-title.''This new edition of 'Wuthering Heights and Agnes Grey' is a book of very considerable literary importance. Not only does it contain (pp. v-xiii) Charlotte's 'Biographical Notice' of her two sisters, together with (pp. xiv-xix) a Preface to 'Wuthering Heights'; The whole now preserved in one volume with leather and marbled boards with rounded spine, gilt title lettering and cross bands. Wuthering Heights is Emily Brontë's first and only published novel, written between October 1845 and June 1846, and published in 1847 under the pseudonym Ellis Bell. Emily died the following year, aged 30, the decision to publish it came after the success of her sister Charlotte's novel, Jane Eyre. After Emily's death, Charlotte edited the manuscript of Wuthering Heights, and arranged for it to be published as this posthumous new edition in 1858. Satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory 9064. Free shipping to USA or within Colombia. Our price USD 6,999.88 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        COSMOS. ÉSSAI D'UNE DESCRIPTION PHYSIQUE DU MONDE. Traduction de H. Faye et Ch. Galuski

      Gide et Cie., Paris 1846 - 4º, 2 vols. (I) VIII-582 págs.; (II) XIV-636 págs. Hojas limpias. Magnífica encuadernación de época, en media piel, nervios, lomo cuajado con dorados. Cortes jaspeados. Buen ejemplar. Importante obra del gran naturalista y geógrafo alemán, publicada por partes en Alemania, entre 1845 y 1858, inmediatamente traducida al francés y publicada en la presente edición. Ésta incluye también el prólogo de Humboldt a la primera edición, fechado en Postdam, noviembre de 1844, y una introducción de Henri Faye, traductor al francés. En las últimas páginas de cada volumen se condensan el gran número de notas que acompañan al texto. Cosmología. Astronomía. Geografía. Geología. Física. Cosmology. Astronomy. Geography. Geology. Physics.

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        The Count of Monte Cristo. Comprising "The Chateau D'If: A Romance" and "The Count of Monte Christo", being a sequel. [Published in The Parlour Novelist, A Series of Works of Fiction By The Most Celebrated Authors. Volumes 3, 8 and 9].

      Belfast; Simms and M'Intyre; London; W. S. Orr and Co. 1846.. 3 Volumes, Octavo. First Appearance in English of "Le Comte De Monte Christo."; complete as issued in three parts of The Parlour Novelist and the first and only translation into English based upon the original text of the novel. Bound in recent half red calf over marbled paper covered boards. Green title labels, all edges with contemporary red speckling. Gilt centre tools to spine compartments. Very bright and sharp; near-fine. First appearing as a serial in the Parisian "Journal de Debats" between August 1844 and January 1846. The first book editions to be published were unsurprisingly in Paris and Brussels. The first Paris edition is extremely rare, auction records can trace no copy at auction in the last 50 years at least, although a copy of the second Paris edition sold at Christie's Paris in 2010 for a quarter of a million Euros. The novel was a tremendous success in France and there was something of an indecorous scuffle amongst English publishers eager to get their hands on it for domestic publication. Simms, M'Intyre and Orr published the first part of the novel in their "Parlour Novelist" in March 1846; barely two months after the final installment appeared in "Le Journal de Debats." Following the example of the Parisian publishers Simms and M'Intyre published the novel in parts with the first third of the text appearing under the title "The Chateau D' If" as volume 3 of The Parlour Novelist with the rest of the novel appearing in volumes 8 and 9 a little later. The fact that they were the first to obtain rights to such a prestigious novel was not lost on Simms M'Intyre who rather smugly proclaimed their priority in the preface: "In presenting the following translation to the English Public, the publisher's feel considerable gratification in being the first to make known to them this charming romance, the chef d'ouevre of the most dinstinguished of French novelists, ALEXANDRE DUMAS... Belfast, March 1, 1846" (The Chateau D'If, p. V) The Simms and M'Intyre translation by Emma Hardy (credited as being the first English translation in the foreword to the 2008 Oxford University Press edition of Monte Cristo) was clearly based on the original text of the novel as it first appeared in the Journal de Debats. The confirmation of this can be found in two rather minor but essential points of issue; the date of 24th of February in the first line of the novel (later revised to 28th February) and the spelling of "Christo" with an "h" throughout; this spelling was the one retained in the Paris and Brussels editions and was only changed to Cristo for the first illustrated edition (Paris, Au Bureau de L'Echo Des Feuilletons, 1846). The second English translation was the one commissioned by Chapman and Hall. This was based upon the revised text of the novel, with the dat of 28th of February in the first line and the "h" dropped from Christo. The source text was most likely the above mentioned L'Echo Des Feuilletons edition. According to Munro and Sadleir the Chapman and Hall edition (May) appeared after the Simms M'Intyre Parlour Novelist vol. 3 (March). Complete sets of the 3 volumes of the Simms M'Intyre edition are very rare. OCLC records no copies of three volume sets, and only three sets of the Parlour Novelist series containing these volumes (two of which are in the British Library and one in Cambridge). Even odd volumes appear extremely scarce with arguably the largest and most comprehensive Dumas collection (The FW Reed Dumas Collection in Auckland) holding only the first volume. ABPC records no copies of any of the three volumes, and no sets of the Parlour Novelist. A scarce and important edition of one of the most famous creations in the history of the novel.

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        Les Trois Mousquetaires

      Fellens et Dufour 1846 grand in - 8 (24,2 x 16,4 cm), 521 - (1) - (1) ff. (Classement des gravures), demi - basane noire, dos lisse orné, plats de papier gaufré (reliure d'époque). Première édition illustrée ; portrait de l'auteur en frontispice d'après Vivant Beaucé, 32 planches d'après Beaucé, Rouargue, Louis Marckl, Edouard Wattier, etc, vignettes dans le texte et lettrines, gravés sur bois par Hebert, A. Gusman, G. Lesestre, Pisani, etc. Edition recherchée, quand on connait la rareté de l'édition originale de 1844. (reliure modeste, quelques restaurations, feuillets mal alignés, rousseurs). / / Tall octavo (24,2 x 16,4 cm), 521 - (1) - (1) ff. (Classement des gravures), black half - roan, smooth spine tooled, embossed paper covers (contemporary binding). First illustrated edition ; frontispiece portrait of the author after Vivant Beaucé, 32 plates after Beaucé, Rouargue, Louis Marckl, Edouard Wattier, etc, vignettes in the text and letters, wood - egraved by Hebert, A. Gusman, G. Lesestre, Pisani, etc. This edition is quite looked after, as the first edition, 1844, is very rare. (simple binding with some restorations, leaves not well lined - up, foxings).

      [Bookseller: Librairie Henri Picard & Fils]
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        Illustrirte Zeitung. Wöchentliche Nachrichten über alle Ereignisse, Zustände und Persönlichkeiten der Gegenwart. sechster Band 1846 Monat Januar bis Juni und siebenter Band Juli bis Dezember. über Tagesgeschichte, öffentliches und gesellschaftliches Leben, Handel, Gewerbe und Landwirtschaft, Wissenschaft und Kunst, Musik, Theater und Moden. Mit vielen in den Text gedruckten Abbildungen

      Verlag J.J. Weber Leipzig, 1846. - 420,420 Seiten, Die Illustrirte Zeitung erschien vom 1. Juli 1843 bis zum September 1944 im Verlag J. J. Weber in Leipzig. Verleger und Herausgeber war Johann Jacob Weber. Sechs Monate nach Erscheinen betrug die Auflage 7 500 Exemplare, drei Jahre nach ihrer Gründung stieg sie auf 11 000 Exemplare, die Rekordauflage lag bei etwa 100 000. Die Illustrirte Zeitung war von großer Bedeutung für die Entwicklung der modernen Schachkomposition in Deutschland, da die durch Karl Julius Simon Portius betriebene Schachspalte als damals einziges Organ des deutschen Schachlebens weithin beachtet wurde. [Quelle: Wikipedia] BR7F7 Eine Rechnung mit ausgewiesener Mehrwertsteuer liegt Ihrer Bestellung bei. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 6000 Fol., > 35 - 45 cm, gebunden, marmorierter privater Einband restauriert. Fester Buchblock, weißes Papier.(der siebente Band Einband restauriert.

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        Pow-Wows, Or, a Collection of Mysterious and Invaluable Arts and Remedies

      Self Published, Reading Pennsylvania 1846 - 12mo in hardcover with original soft cover bound-in, covers unworn, contents have browning of pages, small stamp of owner, else VG. The original was printed in 1920 and the author made the first English translation in 1846; this appears to be it, with 84 pages. Included is the preface to the first edition. Also includes extensive remedies for all sorts of medical ailments such as epilepsy, weakness, fever, wounds etc. Also there are sure fire ways of doing things including catching a fish: place a rose seed, mustard seet, foot of a weasel in a net, ".and the firsh will surely collect there." "John George Hohman (also spelled Johann Georg Hohman) , who was active between 1802 and 1846, was a German-American printer, book seller and compiler of collections of herbal remedies, magical healings, and charms. He immigrated to the USA from Germany in 1802, settled in the area around Reading, Pennsylvania, where he printed and sold broadsides, chapbooks and books and practised and instructed in the arts of folk magic and folk religion which became known as pow-wow. "--wikipedia ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 84pp pages [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Qur'an / Quran / Koran

      Tehran 1846 - size circa 31 x 21 cm -- lithograph printed in Tehran in 1262 (1846) -- 220 leaves. - with handwritten dedication as a present in Ramadan dated from 1278 (1862) on title page. -- A very rare and early example of lithographic book printing in Tehran, where the first lithographic printing press started not before 1837. "In Tehran the first lithographed item was the newspaper called Kagad-eakbar (lit. newspaper) published by Mirza Saleh in 1837. There were only three issues, and these came out in Moharram-Jomada I 1253/May-August 1837 (Sadr-Hasemi I, no. 37). As far as printing of books is concerned, the first publications are datable to 1838." (Encyclopaedia Iranica) -- modern half-linen binding, preserving the original leather boards. -- a few pages have old handwritten marginal notes, occasionally stained in places, finger soiling throughout, first and last leaves some more stained, 2 leaves loose, first and last leaves with marginal tears -- otherwise in good condition. -- Printed books from Islamic presses in Iran from the 19th century are extremely rare. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Narrative of a Four Months' Residence Among the Natives of A Valley of the Marquesas Islands; Or, a Peep at Polynesian Life

      London: John Murray, 1846. First edition. An extraordinary copy of Melville's first book. Preceding the US printing (titled "Typee") by a month. First issue, in the "A" variant, according to BAL (13652), wtih the publisher's terminal catalogue dated "March, 1846," apparently without bibliographical significance. P. 19, line 1 with the uncorrected text: "Pomarea." This copy is in Near Fine condition and completely untouched. A few small chips from the spine ends, cloth one shade lighter on the spine, previous owner's name and bookplate on the front paste-down and an old NY bookseller's description tipped in on the front end paper. Browning to initial and final leaves. However, despite the long list of subtle flaws, the finest copy to appear on the market for many years. Perhaps on par with the copy at Swann in 2006 that sold for $13,800, although we have yet to see an image of that copy. Most are rebound and the few in original cloth are typically rebacked or are later printings.

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        Narrative of a Four Months' Residence Among the Natives of a Valley of the Marquesas Islands; or, A Peep at Polynesian Life [Typee]

      John Murray, London 1846 - First state with "Pomarea" on p. 19, line 1. 12mo (17.75cm.); recent half maroon morocco over cloth, gilt-lettered spine, new endpapers; xvi,285pp.; map plate. Textblock a hint browned, small portion of leaves very shallowly creased, else Very Good and sound. The author's first book, better known under the title of the American edition, Typee. BAL 13652. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Count of Monte Cristo. Comprising "The Chateau D'If: A Romance" and "The Count of Monte Christo", being a sequel. [Published in The Parlour Novelist, A Series of Works of Fiction By The Most Celebrated Authors. Volumes 3, 8 and 9].

      Belfast; Simms and M'Intyre; London; W. S. Orr and Co. 1846., 39. 3 Volumes, Octavo. First Appearance in English of "Le Comte De Monte Christo."; complete as issued in three parts of The Parlour Novelist and the first and only translation into English based upon the original text of the novel. Bound in recent half red calf over marbled paper covered boards. Green title labels, all edges with contemporary red speckling. Gilt centre tools to spine compartments. Very bright and sharp; near-fine. First appearing as a serial in the Parisian "Journal de Debats" between August 1844 and January 1846. The first book editions to be published were unsurprisingly in Paris and Brussels. The first Paris edition is extremely rare, auction records can trace no copy at auction in the last 50 years at least, although a copy of the second Paris edition sold at Christie's Paris in 2010 for a quarter of a million Euros. The novel was a tremendous success in France and there was something of an indecorous scuffle amongst English publishers eager to get their hands on it for domestic publication. Simms, M'Intyre and Orr published the first part of the novel in their "Parlour Novelist" in March 1846; barely two months after the final installment appeared in "Le Journal de Debats." Following the example of the Parisian publishers Simms and M'Intyre published the novel in parts with the first third of the text appearing under the title "The Chateau D' If" as volume 3 of The Parlour Novelist with the rest of the novel appearing in volumes 8 and 9 a little later. The fact that they were the first to obtain rights to such a prestigious novel was not lost on Simms M'Intyre who rather smugly proclaimed their priority in the preface: "In presenting the following translation to the English Public, the publisher's feel considerable gratification in being the first to make known to them this charming romance, the chef d'ouevre of the most dinstinguished of French novelists, ALEXANDRE DUMAS... Belfast, March 1, 1846" (The Chateau D'If, p. V) The Simms and M'Intyre translation by Emma Hardy (credited as being the first English translation in the foreword to the 2008 Oxford University Press edition of Monte Cristo) was clearly based on the original text of the novel as it first appeared in the Journal de Debats. The confirmation of this can be found in two rather minor but essential points of issue; the date of 24th of February in the first line of the novel (later revised to 28th February) and the spelling of "Christo" with an "h" throughout; this spelling was the one retained in the Paris and Brussels editions and was only changed to Cristo for the first illustrated edition (Paris, Au Bureau de L'Echo Des Feuilletons, 1846). The second English translation was the one commissioned by Chapman and Hall. This was based upon the revised text of the novel, with the dat of 28th of February in the first line and the "h" dropped from Christo. The source text was most likely the above mentioned L'Echo Des Feuilletons edition. According to Munro and Sadleir the Chapman and Hall edition (May) appeared after the Simms M'Intyre Parlour Novelist vol. 3 (March). Complete sets of the 3 volumes of the Simms M'Intyre edition are very rare. OCLC records no copies of three volume sets, and only three sets of the Parlour Novelist series containing these volumes (two of which are in the British Library and one in Cambridge). Even odd volumes appear extremely scarce with arguably the largest and most comprehensive Dumas collection (The FW Reed Dumas Collection in Auckland) holding only the first volume. ABPC records no copies of any of the three volumes, and no sets of the Parlour Novelist. A scarce and important edition of one of the most famous creations in the history of the novel.

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        HISTORIA DE LA INSIGNE CIUDAD DE SEGOVIA, Y COMPENDIO DE LAS HISTORIAS DE CASTILLA. VIDAS Y ESCRITOS DE ESCRITORES SEGOVIANOS Y CRONOLOGÍA DE LOS OBISPOS. Añadida con algunas biografías y la del mismo autor. 4 Tomos.

      PARA CELEBRAR NUESTRO 25 ANIVERSARIO APLICAMOS UN 10 % DE DESCUENTO EN TODOS NUESTROS ARTICULOS ( DESCUENTO YA APLICADO AL PRECIO QUE FIGURA EN EL ARTICULO ). - Segovia. Imp. Eduardo Baeza. Editor. 1846 / 1847. 3ª edic. (1ª de 1637 / 2ª 1640) 20x15 cm. T. I, 7 h. incluida la portada + 332 págs. + 2 h. índices + 55 págs. de notas, la última de ellas con el borde recortado. * T. II, 428 págs. + 2 h. índices + 16 págs. de notas * T. III, 346 págs. + 2 h. índices + 11 págs. de notas * T. IV, XIV + 345 págs. 1 h. índice. Rustica en vols. I-II y IV y plena piel época en tomo III, nervios, tejuelos. Buenos márgenes y limpio. La biografía del autor es de Tomás Baeza González. Rara de encontrar completa en comercio. Los tomos I, II y IV con marcas de tres taladros en el borde del lomo de anterior costura de imprenta sin afectar al texto. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Copies or Extracts of any Correspondence between the Secretary of State for the Colonial Department and the Governor of Van Diemen's Land, on the subject of Convict Discipline

      London: House of Commons/HMSO, 1846. Some browning and small inoffensive perforation of the titling leaf; very good in half polished navy calf with gilt lettering.. Foolscap folio, 70 pp., folding coloured lithographic map by Arrowsmith; half polished navy calf with gilt lettering. Includes a report of some 15 pages from Lord Stanley to Sir John Eardley-Wilmot, acting Lieutenant-Governor of Van Diemen's Land, concerning Captain Alexander Maconochie's experimental prison reforms at Norfolk Island. It effectively forms advice for the application of Maconochie's principles in Van Diemen's Land, some ten years after his service under Sir John Franklin. A similar report was prepared by Stanley for the Governor of New South Wales. The folding map is marked with roads built by convict labour.

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        Il Conte di Montecristo di Alessandro Dumas. Prima versione italiana. Vol. I (...Vol. XV)

      Caro Batelli e Compagno 1846 - 1847 16mo (cm. 13,7), 15 Voll. legati in 5 Tomi; 183, 178, 170 (di 172), 164, 169, 171, 176, 191, 188, 196, 180, 169, 163, 199, 227 pp. Con complessive 14 tavv. f.t. Legature coeve napoletane in mz. pelle con ricchi fregi e titoli impressi in oro al ds. (minime tracce dâ??usura). Assente lâ??ultima carta del terzo vol. (2 pp. di testo). Restauro marginale che lede in minima parte tre righe di testo su una carta del secondo vol. Sporadiche fioriture, pallidi aloni ed alcuni fascicoli leggermente allentati. Nel complesso, buon esemplare in bella legatura coeva della prima rarissima edizione in lingua italiana (contemporanea allâ??originale francese pubblicata tra il 1844 ed il 1846) dellâ??opera di Dumas. ICCU ne cataloga una copia in una sola Biblioteca italiana (Bibl. statale di Cava deâ?? Tirreni).

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        Danish Fairy Legends and Tales

      William Pickering, London, 1846 First Edition in English of Andersen's fairy tales. Very good. Fully leather bound with gilt stamped detailing on covers and spine. Marbled end papers. Previous owner's bookplate affixed to front paste down, and name inscribed on front free end paper, inscription by previous owner on verso of front free end paper. Some water stains and foxing on end papers. A very nice copy; housed in a custom-made slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        HARIMA NO KUNI SAIKEN EZU: AN ILLUSTRATED MAP OF HARIMA PROVINCE: THE COUNTRY OF

      [Himeji 1846, Yanagiwara]. Blue paper covered boards, very. good, 77 x 54 cm., folds down to 15.5 x 23 cm., woodblock. printed in color, Japanese text, key, dated, a solid copy,. CLEAN NO WORMING.. AN EXCELLENT MAP OF HARIMA COUNTRY This map is an aerial or "bird's eye" view from the clouds of the province, showing each county, including Kyoto, Akashi, Osaka & the Kansai areas, as well as the Tokaido road. *** TWO EDITIONS: Both editions are woodblock printed by hand on hand-made Washi mulberry paper. . a. The FIRST EDITION, 1749 is a very large wall size map, 124 x 105 cm., and printed in black and white, but nicely enhanced by the application of hand-coloring in pastels & yellow for highlight of mountains, red for castle, purple for villages, rivers and streams. It has solid blue covers. . b. A second edition, 1846, printed in several colors, 1846, 77 x 54. Printed by woodblocks in black-outline, this work is smaller than the First Edition. *** The maps are surrounded on two sides by Japanese text describing the temples, sights, rivers, mountains, roads and villages. Scale chart in miles [Ri] for travel, and a myriad of tiny villages named. * The map is oriented with south at the top, north the bottom, right side is west, left is east. There is a bold face title at the right, with date colophon just below the title. . A very fascinating and unusual perspective with names written in all directions. A lovely period piece. *** CONDITION: Regarding the 1749, First Edition. This is a very good, solid, clean copy. There were a good number of old worm holes that have been restored from the verso, using period Japanese Washi [hand-made] paper and rice glue. The work is now stable and solid, on very white paper. . The second edition is nicely printed in full color, very clean, solid, on white paper. *** Suitable for framing and display. This is a grand-size wall map, and would look stunning in any library or gallery. *** BIBLIOGRAPHY: Not listed in BEANS, George H.: A LIST OF JAPANESE MAPS OF THE TOKUGAWA ERA. **** Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        [Typee] Narrative of a Four Months' Residence Among the Natives of a Valley of the Marquesas Islands: Or a Peep at Polynesian Life

      New York: John Murray, 1846. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First Edition, Second issue of Melville's first book, preceding the American edition of the same year, which appeared a month later under its more familiar title, Typee. 8vo., pp. [xvi], 2, 285, with map. 'Pomare' at page 19 line 1, Clowes imprint final leaf, lacking catalog; indicating a second issue, however, no satisfactory publishing sequence has been established for the London issues of this book. Contemporary half brown calf spine, raised bands, gilt. Marbled end papers and marbling to side of page block. Hinges rubbed, outer front hinge tender with a shallow split. Light rubbing and edge wear to exterior. Text is clean and unmarked. Small pencil mark at verso of front free end paper. Spotting to first few and last few pages. A rare first edition, second issue of Melville's first published book.

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        Descriptions and Figures of Some New Lepidopterous Insects, Chiefly from Nepal

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1846 16 pages, plus 16 plates, of which 14 are hand colored; Dark green leather over spines, with gilt lettering; Green marbled paper over boards; Spine covers show closed tears along about half of the bottom joint, though volume remains very tight; Covers are rubbed, and show wear at corners; Contents are a little darkened along edges, and last two (non-colored) plates show a little foxing; Plate III shows what appears as a brush stroke in the blank space right of lower image, and is believed to be contemporary to the time of coloring; Contents are otherwise clean and intact.. First Edition. Quarter Leather. Good/No Jacket.

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        THE LANCET. A Journal of British and Foreign Medical and Chemical Science, Criticism, Literature and News. In Two Volumes Annually.

      London, printed for the editor and published by John Churchill, 1846.. 2 volumes for 1846, complete set, 4to, approximately 280 x 195 mm, 11 x 7½ inches, illustrations and diagrams in the text, pages: (2), 726; (2), 714, both volumes include index at rear, bound in original publisher's dark green diamond grain blind stamped cloth, gilt lettered spine. Spines very slightly faded, gilt bright, armorial bookplate on front pastedown, light spotting to endpapers and to title page of Volume 2, occasional small red ink stamp of the Lancet Newspaper to lower corners, occasional very light browning, pale foxing and creasing. A very good set in the original publisher's cloth. IN VOLUME 2 DECEMBER 26 THERE IS A BRIEF MENTION OF THE DISCOVERY BY SURGEONS IN BOSTON USA OF THE ANAESTHETIC PROPERTIES OF ETHER. Punishment by Flogging, The Medical History of the late Frederick J. White Hussars; Military Flogging and its Effects on the Blood; The Frauds of Mesmerism; Commentary on the Hindoo System of Medicine; Duty of the Profession to Exterminate Quackery; The Royal Society, and Anatomy of the Duck-Billed Platypus, etc, etc.MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Egypt & Nubia, from Drawings Made on the Spot Â… With Historical Descriptions by William Brockedon, F.R.S. Lithographed by Louis Haghe.

      

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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 (212 × 131 mm). Bound in near-contemporary half calf, black morocco label to spine lettered gilt, gilt decorations to spine, marbled sides, endpapers and edges. With 24 steel-engraved plates by George Cruikshank. Bookplate of John South Phillips to front pastedown. Spine slightly faded, a little scuffing to covers, minor wear to board edges, some minor foxing to contents. A very good 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 then 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 Richard 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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        Oeuvres choisies. Etudes de moeurs contemporaines. Les Enfants terribles - Les Lorettes - Traduction en langue vulgaire - Les Actrices- Fourberies de femmes en matière de sentiment - Clichy - Paris le soir

      Hetzel, Paris 1846 - Deux volumes in-4 (287 x 199 mm), bradel percaline marron de l'éditeur, dos lisse et plats ornés de fers spéciaux, non rogné. Premier tirage des illustrations de Gavarni, dont 160 planches. Deux premiers volumes seuls, sur quatre. Textes par Théophile Gautier, Laurent-Jan, Lireux, et Léon Gozlan. (nombreux défauts, tome 2 déboîté, manque à la coiffe tome 1, fentes sur les extrémités des charnières, coins émoussés, légères rousseurs, traces de vernis sur les plats). // Two quarto volumes (287 x 199 mm), editor bradel brown buckram, smooth spine and covers tooled with special patterns, uncut. First printing of the illustrations by Gavarni, including 160 plates. Two first volumes, instead of four. Texts by Théophile Gautier, Laurent-Jan, Lireux, and Léon Gozlan. (numerous defects, vol. 2 disbound, lack on top of spine vol. 1, cracks on top and bottom of hinges, corners used, light brownings, marks of varnish on binding).

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        Route Across the Rocky Mountains, with a description of Oregon and California: their geographical features, their resources, soil, climate, productions

      John B. Semans, printer, Lafayette, In 1846 - 152pp. Original green drab boards with cloth spine. Cloth worn, hinges cracked but solid. Corners worn. Bookplate on front pastedown, contemporary ink inscription on front flyleaf. Some light foxing. In a red half morocco and cloth slipcase and chemise, spine gilt. A very rare key overland guide One of the earliest and rarest of overland guide books to the Oregon Trail, chronologically the second such guide, preceded only by the Hastings guide of 1845. The authors went overland to Oregon in 1843. Winter went to California the following year, then returned to Indiana, where he arranged to publish this guidebook in time for the 1846 emigrant season. The guide provides a detailed account of the 1843 trip, a long description of Oregon, Winter's route to California, the Bear Flag movement, gold at Santa Barbara, and of northern California. The return route from California is also described, and there is a table of distances in the rear. Winter eventually settled in the Napa-Sonoma area. This is the issue with corrected text on pages 26 and 36. A rarity, afforded a "d" by Howes, who calls it "one of the greatest of early overland narratives." This copy with an ownership inscription which reads, "Jno. M.Gowan / Johnson classmate in / college for 3 years." A later hand has indicated that this was Wabash College, in Crawfordsville. A key guide and important work of Western Americana, with an interesting association. Cowan I, p.315; Graff 2221; Howes J142, "d."; Sabin 36260; Streeter Sale 3145; Wagner-Camp 122. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ruins of the Memnonium, Thebes, Dec 5th 1838.

      Y&T 74 David Roberts RA (1796-1864) Ruins of the Memnonium, Thebes, Dec 5th 1838 An original hand-coloured lithograph by Louis Haghe for the subscription edition of David Roberts's Egypt and Nubia, published by F.G. Moon & Son, London 1846-49 Full plate £1650

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        Decorated Wood-star

      Vol 3; 146 Richter after Gould Decorated Wood-star An original lithograph with later hand-colour for Gould's 'A monograph of the Trochilidae or family of Humming-birds', 1846-61 Portrait 380 x 215 mm approx £405

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        Wady Dabod - Nubia. Novr 16th, 1838.

      255 x 355 mm. David Roberts RA (1796-1864) and Louis Haghe. Wady Dabod - Nubia. Novr 16th, 1838. An original hand-coloured lithograph for the subscription edition of David Roberts' Egypt and Nubia, published by F.G. Moon & Son, London, 1846-49. Half-plate £460

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        Wigand\'s Conversations-Lexikon. Für alle Stände. Von einer Gesellschaft deutscher Gelehrten bearbeitet. Band 1-15 cpl..

      Wigand Leipzig 1846 ( Erscheinungszeitraum 1846 - 1852 ) Mit zusammen ca. 12830 Seiten, jeweils in einem Halblederband der Zeit mit marmorierten Buchdeckeln, 8° ( 23 x 14,5 cm ). Einbände teils stark berieben, 2 der schmalen Einbandrücken stark angeplatzt, 3 der schmalen Einbandrücken gering angeplatzt, obere Kapitale teils etwas beschädigt bzw. eingerissen. Im ersten Band 2 Seiten am Außenrand gering beschädigt - innen die Bände teils etwas stock- oder braunfleckig. ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 14000 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available - das Pic zeigt nur einen Teil der Bände ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Wigand, Conversationslexikon, Konversationslexikon, Enzyklopädie

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        Narrative of a Four Months' Residence Among the Natives of a Valley of The Marquesas Islands; or, a Peep at Polynesian Life.

      John Murray, London: 1846. First edition., 1846.. First edition.. Hinges, joints and two tears to spine expertly restored, near fine thus in custom mylar cover.. One half period black leather over marbled boards. True first of Melville's first book with the following issue points not conforming to any of Blanck's variants. Page 19, first line reads Pomarea (Blanck's first issue point), map appears at A8v, T8 brought forward as half-title.

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        Dealings with the Firm of Dombey and Son

      London; 1846-1847: Bradbury & Evans. First Edition. Octavo. First edition in the original twenty numbered parts in nineteen, with 40 plates by Hablot K. Browne ('Phiz'), From the library of Edward Dean Richmond. Plates have off-setting from tissue guard, wrappers are in nice condition with just a few small nicks or chips. All housed within a cloth chemise and pull apart ¾ brown morocco over green cloth case. Pt. 1. Later issue wrapper. Pt. 2 Complete. Pt. 3 rear wrapper later state. Pt. 4. Inside front wrapper blank, lacks Lett's Diaries, lacks (7) Cheap and Elegant. Pt. 5. Front ads mostly later states but with the 11 line errata. Pt. 6 rear ads complete but out of sequence. Pt. 7 Complete Pt. 8 Front ads from p. 5-12 later state and with 4p cheap edition ad. Rear ads Mr. McGlashan's lists dated April 1847. Pt. 9. Lacks "Just publish" (8)p; With the word "Delight" twice noted. Pt. 10. Lacks Gilbert's Dictionary Pt. 11 Complete Pt 12. Bookseller's stamp and early owner's name to front wrapper; Complete Pt 13 Early owner's name to front wrapper. Rear wrapper later state. Ad # 2 same as in but in different font. Unbroken October 1847. Pt. 14 Early owner's name to title page. Rear wrapper later state. "E. Moses & Son's" Lines to "A Bull". lacks ads 5-8. Page 431 and "if" present. 15. Ad on page 9 with large area torn away. Slip following plates lacking. 13 of the 18 diary samples dated 1847 16. Lacks "Punch's Almanack". With four line heading in rear ad. Pt. 17 No comma after February. Pt. 18. No comma after March. Extra line on ad p. 12.Complete Pt. 19 & 20. Lacks slip following plates. Rear ads "Waterlow & Sons later state. Lacks errata.

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        Autograph letter signed to George W. Keely

      

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        Die Angelfischerei nach allen ihren verschiedenen Betriebsweisen dargestellt - Nebst genauen Belehrungen über die Selbstverfertigung der Angelgeräthe, über den Köder und über das , was in Bezug auf den Fang der einzelnen bei uns vorkommenden Fische insbesondere zu beobachten ist.

      Quedlinburg, Gottf.Basse Verlag, 1846 - 64 Seiten und 2 Tafeln, ohne Einband , aussen etwas berieben und angestaubt, etwas fleckig, insgesamt guter und sauberer Zustand Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 90

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        The Count of Monte Cristo

      Chapman and Hall, London 1846 - First Editions, First Printings. This two volume set has been beautifully bound in 1/4 calf over marble boards with raised bands and gilt stamping on the spine. Both books are in great shape. The bindings are tight and the pages are clean with 18 wood-engraved plates (lacking frontispieces) after Henry Valentin. Besides the previous owner's name neatly written on the top title page, there is NO marks or bookplates in the books. Overall, a wonderful set of this First Edition in English in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Scenes In The Rocky Mountains, and in Oregon, California, New Mexico, Texas, and The Grand Prairies or notes by the way, during an excursion of three years . By a New Englander

      Carey & Hart, Philadelphia 1846 - (7 1/8 x 4 3/4 inches). Large folding map. Foxing. Publisher's green cloth, covers decoratively blocked in blind, expertly rebacked to style retaining a portion of the original spine with lettering First edition, second issue of one of the most important overland narratives: this copy complete with its important map. Sage set out from Westport in the summer of 1841 with a fur caravan, later visiting New Mexico, witnessing the disaster of the Snively expedition, and joining the end of the 1843 Fremont expedition. He returned to Ohio in time to take a vigorous if futile role in the election of 1844, supporting Henry Clay. He wrote this book in 1845. The story of the publication of this work and its subsequent sale is told by LeRoy Hafen in the introduction to the most scholarly edition of Sage, issued in two volumes by the Arthur H. Clark Co. in 1956. According to Hafen, the publishers of the original edition felt the addition of a map would cost too much, and it was only at the author's insistence that a map was printed and sold with the book, at a higher rate. The map, based mainly on the 1845 Fremont map, is usually not found with the book. It is "one of the earliest to depict the finally-determined Oregon boundary.one of the earliest attempts to show on a map the evermore-heavily traveled emigrant road to California" (Wheat). It adds interesting notes on the country and locations of fur trading establishments. Howes notes that it is "the best contemporary account of Snively's abortive land-pirate expedition" (Howes). Sage was certainly one of the most literate and acute observers of the West in the period immediately before the events of 1846. First edition, second issued (with page numbers 77-88, 270-271, and 302 correctly placed in outer margin). Preceded by a limited issue of 100 copies in wrappers published without the map. Cowan pp. 548-9; Field 1345; "Fifty Texas Rarities" 30; Graff 3633; Howes S16 ("b"); Mintz 402; Rader 2870; Sabin 74892; Streeter sale V:3049; Wagner-Camp 123:1; Wheat "Mapping the Transmississippi West" 527; Wheat "Maps of the California Gold Rush" 30; Raines, p. 181. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed "Dr. Richard Strauss" to conductor Ernst von Schuch

      The conductor Ernst von Schuch (1846-1916) was Kapellmeister at the Dresden opera. He conducted the premières of Strauss';s Feuersnot (1901), Salome (1905), Elektra (1909), and Der Rosenkavalier (1911). The letter also mentions the conductor Felix Mottl (1856-1911), then employed at the Munich opera. Strauss writes from a luxury hotel in the then-fashionable resort of Schierke in the Harz mountains. The letter uses German script, except for proper names, including titles of works.. On a postcard, 143 x 95 mm. Dated Schierke, January 2, 1909 [!1910]. In black ink. Autograph address to verso "Herrn Geheimrat E. von Schuch... Kötschenbroda [!Kötzschenbroda] bei Dresden. On a postcard of the Hotel Fürst zu Stolberg, Schierke im Oberharz. In German (with translation). Strauss states his terms for a planned meeting with his friend and colleague in Berlin and discusses the programming of a guest concert to be conducted by Schuch: "Dear Friend, Happy New Year! On the evening on the 5th I will be back in Berlin. If you come on the 6th or 7th, I will be yours all day, only in the evening I have [to conduct] Elektra on the 6th and Meistersinger on the 7th... Mottl is possibly willing to cede Tod und Verklärung to you. We will find it difficult to squeeze it in because the programs are already very long." Strauss inadvertently completed the final blank in the date with a "9," resulting in the year 1909. That it was actually 1910 is confirmed by the postmark (January 3, 1910). Slightly worn and browned; corners slightly creased.

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