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        Danish Fairy Tales and Legends

      London: William Pickering. G : in good condition without dust jacket as issued. Covers rubbed with wear and scuffing to leather aling spine and corners. Spine worn. Previous owner's bookplate to fep. Sporadic light foxing within. 1846. First English Edition. Brown hardback half-leather cover on marbled boards. 160mm x 100mm (6" x 4"). 197pp. This first English edition comprising fourteen stories including 'The Wild Swans'; 'The Ugly Duckling'; 'The Little Mermaid' and 'The Emperor's New Clothes'. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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      HERTZEL 1846 - R320080022: 3 volumes ( 3 tomes) D'Environ 200 pages pour chacun des volumes, de gravures en noir et blanc accompagnées de texte - Coins émoussés - Dos insolés - Contres plats jaspés - Dos à 4 nerfs - Auteur, titre et filets et fleurons dorés au dos ( fanés) - Frontispice en noir et blanc - 3 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES SOMMAIRE : Les enfants terribles -traductions en langue vulgaire- Les lorettes - Les actrices. Avec des notices en tête de chaque série par MM Théophile Gautier & Laurent Jan + Le Carnaval a Paris - Paris le matin - Les Etudiants de Paris etc. In-4 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos frotté. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 840.08-XIX ème siècle [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beiträge zur näheren Kenntniss der Gattung Tarsius. Nebst einem helminthologischen Anhange von Dr. Creplin.

      Berlin, Georg Reimer, 1846. 4to. pp. x, 140, with 7 (1 handcoloured) lithographed plates. Contemporary green printed boards. B.M.(Nat. Hist.)I, 290. This interesting group of monkeys was first described by Buffon. The fine plates are by the author. Burmeister was a famous zoologist who published several works on the fauna of South America.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        The ILLUMINATED BIBLE HARPER & BROTheRS Publisher,1846

      Good with no dj. Scarce. Harper & Bros, 1846. Hardcover. Full leather. Folio, quite larger weighing over 13lbs with dimensions of 13 1/2 by 10 by 3 1/2 inches. Publisher's morocco with elaborate gilt framing, five raised bands with decorated panels.1600 engravings of historical and biblical scenes by J.A. Adams, 140 of which are original designs by J.G. Chapman. All edges gilt, dentilled pastedowns, marbled endpapers, double frontispiece with tissue guard, lovely typography. The binding is solid but the front cover is starting to separate from binding, the covers are clean with some chipping to spine crown, some rubbing, no markings inside, pages clean with light foxing to endpapers. Leather still supple.

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        Entrance to the Citadel of Cairo

      1846 - ROBERTS, David. Original lithograph plate, The Entrance to the Citadel of Cairo. [London: F.G. Moon, 1846]. Hand-colored lithograph on onionskin, measuring 12-3/4 by 20-3/4 inches, on original mount, measuring 16-1/2 by 23-3/4 inches. $4500.Beautiful original hand-colored lithograph of the entrance to the citadel of Cairo (with many Egyptians in colorful costumes in the foreground), from the superb large format first issue of Roberts’ landmark work, Egypt and Nubia (only the first issue is hand-colored on onionskin and mounted on heavier card).Famed lithographer Louis Haghe produced splendid lithographs (including this print) of drawings Roberts made during his 1838-9 journey to Egypt, which were received with widespread enthusiasm when they appeared in 1846-9. “Among all the artists working in Egypt… [Roberts] stands head and shoulders above the rest, both for the number of sites and monuments he recorded and for his interesting presentation” (Clayton, 6). “Haghe’s skillful and delicate lithography, and his faithful interpretation of Roberts’ draughtsmanship and dramatic sense, combine in what are undoubtedly remarkable examples of… lithographic works. Particularly in the Egypt and Nubia section, one feels that the colossal subjects and broad vistas were ideally suited to Roberts’ talent” (Abbey, 341). Slight chipping and soiling to edges of mount. Print in fine condition. Magnificent hand-colored lithograph from the most famous and desirable work on Egypt.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Topographisch-statistisches Handbuch des Preussischen Staates oder: Alphabetisches Verzeichnis sämmtlicher Städte, Flecken, Dörfer, Rittergüter, Vorwerke, Mühlen, oder sonstiger bewohnter Anlagen, Fabriken und Grundstücke, welche einen eigenen Namen

      - führen mit genauer Bezeichnung der letzteren: ferner: Angabe der Provinz, des Regierungsbezirks, des Kreises und der Bürgermeisterei. 2 Bände in 1 Band. Magdeburg, Emil Baensch, 1846 und 1847, Gr.-4°, VI, 430 und 462 S., dunkelgrüner Original-Halbleder einband (Einband berieben und bestoßen, innen etwas gebräunt) *Regierungsbezirke Aachen, Arnsberg, Koblenz, Köln, Düsseldorf, Minden, Münster und Trier (inklusive Saarland (Merzig, Ottweiler, Saarbrücken, Saarlouis und St. Wendel) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mesmerism "in articulo mortis

      London: Short & Co., 1846. Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-49). Mesmerism ?in articulo mortis.? An astounding & horrifying narrative, shewing the extraordinary power of mesmerism in arresting the progress of death. 16pp. London: Short & Co., 1846. 213 x 138 mm. Without wrappers as issued; preserved in a cloth folding case. Light toning but a fine copy. Bookplate of American book collector Edward Hubert Litchfield (1879-1949). First Separate Edition of Poe?s gruesome short story on the occult ?powers? of mesmerism, originally published under the title ?The facts in the case of M. Valdemar? in The American Whig Review of December 1845. ?Poe plays with the idea that a dying person may be so imbued with magnetic fluid by a mesmerist that he can remain, although dead, in a kind of suspended death for months, until released by the mesmerist?"at which point his body immediately turns into a pile of stinking, putrid slime. Taking it to be factual, people seriously debated whether such a horrifying use of mesmerism was possible, and condemned it on the assumption that it was? (Waterfield, Hidden Depths: The Story of Hypnosis, p. 146). ?Mesmerism ?in articulo mortis?? was the last of three mesmeric tales Poe wrote in 1844 and 1845; although these works ?were essentially literary, it is also significant that these works were written in the style of scientific texts . . . Although Poe?s intentions remain somewhat ambiguous, leading some critics to suggest that he may have actually attempted to perpetrate a literary hoax, it is important to acknowledge that these works were published and received as legitimate contributions to the field of science, and thus they offer insight into the assumptions and expectations of the scientific community? (Enns, p. 65). Enns, ?Mesmerism and the electric age: From Poe to Edison,? in Willis & Wynne, eds., Victorian Literary Mesmerism, pp. 61-82. Heartman & Canny, A Bibliography of the First Printings of the Writings of Edgar Allan Poe, p. 111.

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        ETCHINGS Of A WHALING CRUISE, With Notes of a Sojourn on the Island of Zanzibar. To Which is Appended a Brief History of the Whale Fishery, Its Past and Present Condition

      New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1846. 1st edition (Howes B-877; Jenkins, p. 84; Lone 2; Sabin 8658; cf. Hill 197, for the subsequent 1846 London edition). INSCRIBED PRESENTATION copy from the author, and dated in the year of publication. Original publisher's brown cloth with gilt stamping to spine & boards stamped in blind. Some wear @ the extremities, with board showing at the tips. Prior owner name stamp above authorial inscription. Usual bit of light foxing. Withal, a solid VG copy of this desirable book.. xiii, [3], 580, 8 pp. 8 page publisher catalogue at rear. Illustrated with a frontis, 12 full-page engravings (7 steel & 5 wood) & 20 intra-textual cuts. 8vo. 9-1/4" x 6" Browne's "... first book, and was written in large part to show what life was like on a whale ship, in order to better the lot of seamen. The narrative provides one of the few accounts we have of life in the whaling fleet of the 1840s, written by an intelligent and sensitive observer. Browne was influenced by Richard Henry Dana and, in turn, was imitated by Herman Melville." [Hill]. Inscribed copies of this classic work are quite uncommon on the commercial market; the last to come to auction was 1977.

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        Allgemeine Realencyclopädie oder Conversationslexikon für das katholische Deutschland (Manz`sche Enzyklopädie), Prachtausgabe der Adelsbibliothek Fechenbach mit Wappenprägung, 10 + 2 Bände, 1846 - 1850 (Erstausgabe)

      Regensburg, Verlag von Georg Joseph Manz, 1846 - 1850. Erstausgabe Grundwerk (A - Z) in 10 Bänden sowie die Supplementbände 11 und 12, somit vollständiges Werk in 12 Bänden. Angeboten wird eine eigens für das Adelsgeschlecht Fechenbach gefertigte Ausgabe dieser Enzyklopädie. Die Familie der Freiherren von Fechenbach war vom frühen 14. Jahrhundert bis zum Erlöschen der männlichen Linie 1907 in Laudenbach im Landkreis Miltenberg sowie auf Schloß Sommerau bei Eschau ansässig. Die katholische Familie war Mitglied der Reichsritterschaft des fränkischen Ritterkantons Odenwald. Grüne Halblederbände der Zeit mit prachtvoller goldgeprägter Ornamentik sowie blindgeprägtem Wappen derer zu Fechenbach (reduzierte Stilistik der unteren Wappenpartie mit aufgesetzter Krone). Buchdeckel in mehrfarbiger Marmorierung und mit Lederecken; marmorierter Buchschnitt; farbig marmorierte Vorsätze. Bd. 11 (1. Supplement) mit Frontispiz (Porträt des österreichischen Philosophen und Theologen Anton Günther) sowie ganzseitigem Porträt des Theologen und Kirchenhistorikers Ignaz von Doellinger (1799 - 1890). Bearbeitet von einem Vereine katholischer Gelehrten und herausgegeben von Dr. Wilhelm Binder. Erschienen im Verlag von Georg Joseph Manz, Regensburg. Im Gesamtumfang noch nahezu 14.000 Seiten. Das vor allem unter dem Namen \"Manz`sche Enzyklopädie\" bekannte Werk war, noch vor dem Herder-Lexikon, das erste deutsche Großlexikon mit prononciert katholischer Ausprägung. Ähnlich wie später bei den Herder-Auflagen wurden bevorzugt Themen der Kirchen-, Kultur-, Kunst- und Sittengeschichte gepflegt. Die vierte und letzte Auflage erschien von 1880 bis 1890. Alle Bände in sehr gutem Zustand; Rücken nicht berieben; im unteren Rückenbereich ein kleines Karree schwach sichtbar, partiell minimale Fleckenbildung durchscheinend, Leder gleichwohl ungewöhnlich frisch, Deckel sauber, Ecken nicht bestoßen. Seiten, wie sehr häufig bei Bänden der Jahrhundertmitte, papierbedingt partiell etwas fleckig bzw. gebräunt. In toto sehr gutes Exemplar dieser außergewöhnlichen Prachtausgabe, bei der es sich um ein Unikat handeln dürfte. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Manz Manzsche Manz`sche Enzyklopädie Encyklopädie Encyclopädie katholisch Katholizismus katholische Fechenbach

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        STORIES FROM THE ITALIAN POETS: With Lives of the Writers

      Chapman and Hall, London 1846 - Octavo. In two volumes, 417pp., 515pp. half-titles in both volumes, beautifully bound by Zaehnsdorf in full tan polished calf, raised bands with compartments fully gilt decorated in a floral motif, red and green morocco labels and top edges gilt, marbled endpapers, bookplate of Stevart Davis, minor foxing to endsheets. A fine and beautiful set lacking ads at rear. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Defence of Jellalabad

      London: published for the proprietor,, [c. 1846]. Drawn on Stone by W. L. Walton . Elephant folio (552 x 372 mm). Bound in publisher's green cloth, gilt titles to upper, neatly rebacked in green calf. With portrait, pictorial title, 5pp. text, lithographic dedication and 24 of the 34 tinted lithographic prints on 12 sheets, those remaining being the architectural elevations of Jellalabad and 2 of the Zenana under the hill at Shewukee. Without the map which some copies possess. Board edges bumped and cloth chipped. Portrait leaf chipped at edges (not affecting image), waterstaining to boards and text leaves, new tissues and endpapers. First edition of this pictorial record of the heroic defense of Jellalabad (later Jalalabad) under seige by Akbar Khan and his forces. Having been besieged for over two months, and with provisions running low, Sale "was determined to attack, and on 7 April moved out of Jalalabad in three columns...Akbar Khan's lines were carried and his camp, baggage, guns, arms, ammunition, and horses captured. Akbar fled towards Kabul, and the chiefs of the peoples in the Khyber direction hastened to submit to Sale.

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        Württembergisches Wappenbuch oder die Wappen des immatriculirten Adels im Königreich Württemberg . Nebst einer heraldischen Beschreibung der Wappen und kurzen historisch-genealogischen Notizen. Mit 248 farbig lithogr. Wappen auf 117 Tafeln.

      Halle Ch Graeger 1846 - 64 Seiten und Tafeln, 4°, marmor. HLnbd. d.Zt. mit vergold. RTitel. Einband und Vorsätze im Fußbereich mit Spuren alter Feuchigkeitseinwirkung, sonst gutes Exemplar, die Tafeln in leuchtendem Kolorit.

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        Second voyage sur les deux rives de la mer Rouge dans les pays des Adels et le Royaume de Choa. [bound with] Atlas.:

      Paris Arthur Bertrand 1846 - A handsome copy bound in later quarter calf, raised bands. Occasional minor foxing. First edition Two volumes bound in one, 8vo, pp.xlviii, 406; [iv], 15 plates, large folding map.

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      [Chicago, 1846. Dbd. Light soiling and wear. Good. A scarce printed letter from John Quincy Adams to the anti-slavery committee in Bangor, dated July 4, 1843, followed by a report from the Monroe, New York DEMOCRAT about Adams' recent journey through the state. In his letter to the Bangor committee Adams declines an invitation to speak, citing poor health, but contributes a "strong blast at the institution of slavery" (Byrd). "The extinction of SLAVERY from the face of the earth," Adams writes, "is a problem, moral, political, religious, which at this moment rocks the foundations of human society throughout the regions of civilized man. It is, indeed, nothing more nor less than the consummation of the Christian religion" (p.[89]). The letter first appeared in a regular issue of THE LIBERTY TREE (probably the December 1843 issue, according to Byrd) and was most likely printed separately (but retaining original pagination) along with other important documents from the first volume of that publication approximately three years later. THE LIBERTY TREE was a monthly anti-slavery periodical edited and published in Chicago by Zebina Eastman from 1843 to circa 1846. OCLC lists five copies: University of Chicago, Libraries of the Claremont Colleges, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Brown University, and Princeton.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        The State of Florida compiled in the Bureau of Topographical Engineers from the best authorities

      [Washington], 1846. Engraved folded map by McLelland after Bruff, William A. Whitehead and Jacob Edmund Blake. In good condition except for some small clean repaired tears. Recent red morocco-backed cloth box, titled in gilt on 'spine'. A large, important, and informative map of Florida, one of the first produced after Florida's admission to the Union on March 3, 1845, carrying much useful military information. The map exhibits great detail and precision, especially in the coastline, and gives much information on the physical and cultural geography of the state. Numerous forts and military camps are located. This map would have provided important information on Florida at the onset of the Mexican War in 1846, in which there was much action in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Coastal islands are shown, as well as keys, rivers, and lakes. Great care is taken to note townships, pointing out which have been sectioned or unsectioned, and which have been surveyed or resurveyed. A note in the western Everglades marks the "district assigned to the Seminoles by the arrangement of Gen. Macomb May 18th 1839" and further remarks "N.B. 20 miles around this district is reserved from survey till the Seminoles are removed." The map contains three insets, showing "Key West;" "Mouths of the Suwanee River and the Cedar Keys Showing the Western Terminus of the Proposed Rail Road. From Lieut. Blake's Map;" and "General Map of Part of Florida Included Between Cedar Keys and St. John's River. From Lieut. Blake's Map." Joseph Goldsborough Bruff was a civilian draftsman and artist with the Bureau of Topographical Engineers. He participated in the California Gold Rush, and also worked on the United States Capitol as an ornamental designer and draftsman. Bruff's earliest important map was issued by Henry S. Tanner in 1839, and was of the lands ceded by Indian tribes to the U.S. government by treaty, and lands occupied by the tribes. Bruff went on to produce important maps during the Mexican War (of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec) and the Civil War (of battles in Virginia and Maryland). Phillips Maps , p.284; OCLC 166643473.

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        A Map of the United States of Mexico, as organized and defined by the several acts of Congress of the Republic ... Second edition, 1846

      Philadelphia: H.S. Tanner, 1846. Copper-engraved map, on banknote paper, with original hand-colour. Good condition with some expert restoration to margins and old folds. An important and rare map of Mexico and the southwestern United States, depicting Texas in its largest form, the 1846 "Second edition" of the celebrated Tanner map. The present map embraces all of modern Mexico and the southwestern United States of America, and prominently features the new American state of Texas with its original extensive boundaries. H.S. Tanner, of Philadelphia, was one of the most esteemed American mapmakers of the first half of the nineteenth-century. His 1822 Map of North America was one of the most influential of the period. In 1825, he excerpted and enlarged the portion of the map pertaining to what was a newly-independent Mexico, which then included the entire American southwest. Tanner's map effectively became the definitive source map for the region. It was brazenly copied in the White Gallaher & White map of 1828, which in turn directly inspired the famous Disturnell map of 1846, the "Treaty map" initially used to consider the redemarcation of the international border following the Mexican-American war. Walter Ristow noted that Tanner produced the first edition of the United States of Mexico map in 1825, and furthermore cited that he "issued 10 variants of one or another of five states" of the map up to 1847. The present map is officially termed as the "1846, second edition", although it is actually the seventh variant of the map to be issued, according to Ristow's classification. It closely follows the "1832, second edition," even including the "April 2nd, 1832" copyright imprint in the lower right corner. At this time, interest in all matters relating to Mexico and Texas amongst the American public was at an all-time high, and it is thought that Tanner hastily prepared this edition in order to capitalize on the commercial opportunities. Tanner did not take the time to avail himself of the most recent geographical advances, and consequently this map is a fascinating cartographic hold-out during a time of unprecedented change. Texas is portrayed as an enormous Mexican state, although it had since 1832 seceded, and later joined the Union as an American state. Its massive territory extends far to the north and west of its modern limits, following the eastern band of the Rio Grande up to its headwaters, up into the 'stovepipe' to a point touching the 42nd parallel. The geographical detailing of most of Texas is quite accurate, as Tanner was well apprised of Stephen F. Austin's surveys, a point underscored by his inclusion of 'Austin's Colony' in east-central Texas. In an improvement to it antecedent, the western portion of the state owes its form to William Emory's map of 1844. The depiction of what is now modern Mexico is quite advanced, in light of Alexander von Humboldt's exhaustive charting of the country. At this time, Tanner elected not to include information from Charles Frémont's ground-breaking map of 1845, based on his own discoveries. The coastline of Alta California still maintains a mythical quality, void of most actual details such as San Francisco Bay, but is replete with imaginary details such as the Buenaventura, Los Mongos, Timpangos and San Felipe Rivers. The interior regions extending all the way into what is now Colorado are shown to be almost completely unknown. A curious prophetic detail is the demarcation of a boundary line between Alta and Baja California, although located to the south of the international border that was to be set in 1848. The map includes a detailed inset depicting the key travel route from the port of Veracruz to Mexico City, the same path taken by U.S. forces during their successful attack on the Mexican capital in 1847. In the spirit of the times, the map also includes two statistical tables, one of distances and the other of population and geographical details of individual states. Tanner, wishing to update this map, produced a "third edition" later that same year that included Frémont's discoveries. Ristow A la Carte p.207; Wheat Mapping the Transmississippi West vol.III, p. 38.

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        The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

      Published by Edward Moxon, London 1846 - ", xliv, 313 pages, Poetical works, Volume 1 of 7, autograph presentation signature and inscription "William Wordsworth 2nd March 1849 Rydal Mount" on a slip, pasted below the frontispiece .The volume is also inscribed to Wilson Fox, from his [paternal] aunt, Sarah Crewdson, at Fieldfoot, August 1853. It was probably she, who obtained this autograph from Wordsworth, who has signed it with his full name rather than the more usual "Wm". This reflects that Wordsworth was a neighbour with Fieldfoot, Rydal being very near Rydal Mount.Wilson Fox became Physician extraordinary to Queen Victoria in 1870, and later physician in ordinary" New and Revised Edition , internally clean, some foxing and tanning to pages, faded pencil notes on front paste down, inscription on front free end paper, book recased, remains of original spine laid down, good condition , black cloth, gilt title on spine, decorative embossed border front and rear 18 x 12 cms Hardback SIGNED by William Wordsworth ISBN: [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Le Menagier de Paris, traité morale et d'économie domestique composé vers 1393 par un bougeois parisien. Contenant des préceptes moraux, qq faits historiques, des instructions sur l'art de diriger une maison, des renseignements sur la consommation du Roi, des Princes et de la ville de Paris, à la fin du qua torzième siécle, des conseils sur le jardinage et sur le choix des chevaux, un traité de cuisine, fort étendu, et un autre non moins complet sur la chasse à l'épervier.Publié pour la premiere fois par la Société des Bibliophiles François.

      Paris l'Imprimerie de Crapelet 1846 - 2 vol. 2 Bll., III SS., 2 Bll., LXXXVIII, 240 SS.; 2 Bll., 382, III SS., mit 1 Stahlst.-Vign. u. 1 Stahlst.-Taf. Rel. demi-chagrin verte, dos à nerfs dorés, tranches jaspées, de l'époque. Bon Ex. EDITION ORIGINALE: Vicaire 583-7 - Bitting 578 - Thiébaud 655/6. D'un important ouvrage publié par le Baron Pichon, d'après un manuscript de sa bibliothèque, et limité à 324 exemplaires.'un important ouvrage publié par le Baron Pichon, d'après un manuscript de sa bibliothèque, et limité à 324 exemplaires. Kalbsledereinbände der Zeit (Rel. romantique) auf 5 Bünde, Golddekor auf Rücken und Filets auf Deckel, je 2 Rschildchen, Innenkanten-Vergoldung, marm. Schnitt. Unbeschnittenes und bis auf wenige Fleckchen sauberes Exemplar. Einbände nur minimal berieben u. bestoßen. Schönes Exemplar mit einer Kupfertafel im Teil über die Jagd. Limit. Ausgabe von 324 Ex. auf Holland. Herausgegeben durch den Präsidenten der Bibliophilen Frankreichs, Baron Pichon, anhand einer Handschrift des 14. Jh. Der ältere Autor schrieb den Text als Instruktion für seine 15-jährige Braut. Behandelt die Führung eines grösseren Haushalts, Gärtnerei, Pferdehaltung, Kochen (S. 80 - 272), Jagd etc. Francais; 2,001 gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      Imprimerie de Bourgogne et Martinet. 1846 - Paris. Victor Masson. 1846. 30X25. Cartoné. 20 bellas planchas litograficas en color y B/N. Papel de cebolla. Atlas. polilla leve. Ref 6.6 Biblioteca NAK. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Manuscript on paper, in English. "Description of Upper California.

      [Monterey? Folio (31 cm; 12.25"). [14] ff. (2 ff. wrappers, 2 ff. blanks, 10 ff. of text).. ca. 1846] The original manuscript of this 1828 report by José Bandini resides in the National Archive of Mexico and a near contemporary copy rests in the Cowan Collection of the Bancroft Library; both, of course, are in Spanish. Bandini, a native of Andulacia, Spain, who settled in California in about 1818, was a cultured, well-educated, and forward-thinking leader of the Californios, and he seems to have prepared his well-written and detailed essay for the new republican authorities in Mexico City in hopes of convincing them to aid the territory to grow and prosper, to the benefit of the Californios and the Mexican nation as well. He was also the father of Juan Bandini, of whom more later. The cataloguer at the Bancroft Library describes their Spanish-language manuscript copy in these terms: "Draft of report describing Alta California, its government, presidios, missions, Indians, settlements, ports, trade, roads, revenue, flora and fauna, and topography. With recommendations for its future development, notably the opening of the port of => San Diego to foreign vessels." The contents are clearly the same in this present translation, which was made probably between 1838 and 1846 from one of a few Spanish-language manuscript copies of the Bandini report that circulated in California in the 1830s and 1840s. Who made the translation is not known, but it is highly likely that it was made for Thomas Larkin (1802?-58), an early-arrived American settler in Alta California (April 1832), a signer of the original California constitution, and the first and only U.S consul to the California Republic. The information in Bandini's report would have been powerful ammunition in Larkin's reports to Washington encouraging American interest in California and its settlement by Anglo-Americans. Despite the importance of the information contained in Bandini's account of California in the period to ca. 1830, it remained unpublished until 1951, when the Friends of the Bancroft Library published a transcription of the Spanish and a translation into English. => This present translation remains unpublished still. Curiously, while Hubert Howe Bancroft was able to track down and acquired the manuscript history of California written by José Bandini's son Juan ("Apuntes para la historia de la Alta California desde el ano de su fundacion en 1769 hasta el ano de 1845"), he betrays no knowledge in his own history of California of José's work. Provenance: The Pacific School of Religion (properly released). Written in a clear secretarial hand on wove paper watermarked "Casa de Vall," using sepia ink, now faded but evenly so and still readable. Outer wrappers tattered and bug-stained. Document folded three times as to fit in a a pigeonhole storage box; paper somewhat relaxed and flattening, but still notably wavy. Now in a quarter blue morocco clamshell case.

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        Peru (in 2 Bänden), Reiseskizzen aus den Jahren 1838 - 1842,

      St. Gallen, Scheitlin & Zollikofer, 1846. 2 Bände, Mit wenigen Abbildungen im Text, XII, 346 (1); VI, 402 Seiten, 8°, braunes OHldr mit reicher Goldprägung des Buchrückens, ORDENTLICHE EXEMPLARE DIESES SELTENEN TITELS, die Falze des Buchrückens des Band 1 restauriert. Schönes Exlibris im Innendeckel (von Dr. S. Grf. Pückler-Limpurg) Engelmann I, 228; Henze V, 357 f. - Tschudi widmete seinen vierjährigen Peru-Aufenthalt (1838 - 42) der Zoologie und Landesgeschichte. \"Frei von romantischen Anwandlungen wird er der unbestechlichste Zeitzeuge seines Reisegebietes\" (Henze) Versand D: 5,00 EUR GR 39190, i

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        Peru. Reiseskizzen aus den Jahren 1838-1842.

      St. Gallen, Verlag Scheitlin und Zollikofer 1846; EA; 2 Bände in 1; ca 21x14 cm; XII, 346 (2) Seiten mit 2 Tabellen; VI, 402 (8) Seiten mit 13 Textholzschnitten; dekorativer Halbledereinband d. Zt. mit Rückentitel und Rückenvergoldung (durchgehend leicht stockfleckig; schönes Exemplar)Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Daguerreotype Portrait of Baltus Stone

      [Philadelphia] 1846 - He Fought with George Washington: Amazing Daguerreotype of a Revolutionary Soldier born in the 1740s. Hand-tinted quarter plate daguerreotype, blue paper mat, cased, contemporary manuscript laid over the case lining stating: “Baltus Stone, Revolutionary Pensioner of the United States. Born October 1744. Signed his receipt for his Pension at the Philadelphia agency by making his mark. March 5, 1846. Aged about 101 ½ Years.” This remarkable portrait of Revolutionary War veteran Baltus Stone is one of the very few daguerreotypes of a person who had lived in colonial America. Few Americans born before 1750 had their likenesses captured by the new medium of photography, which came to America in 1839. The precise date of Stone’s birth is uncertain. The inscription in this case gives it as 1744, while his obituary gives the year 1743. Stone’s pension application of 1820 states that he was then sixty-six, suggesting a birth year of 1754. The Copes-Bissett family Bible, which records the family of Stone’s presumed daughter Hannah, gives the year 1747. In any event, Baltus Stone is one of the very earliest-born people to be photographed. The earliest competitor we have seen cited is a John Adams born in Worcester in 1745. Maureen Taylor’s The Last Muster: Images of The Revolutionary War Generation (2010) reproduces portraits of only two men born as early as that decade, in 1746 and circa 1749. Another candidate is the African-American slave Caesar, with an uncorroborated birth year of 1737, whose daguerreotype is in the collection of The New-York Historical Society. Stone died just months after sitting for this daguerreotype. His October 1846 obituary states: ‘The venerable Baltis [sic] Stone, well known in Southward [presumably Southwark, South Philadelphia] as the oldest inhabitant, & a veteran of Revolutionary times, died on Thu. Last. At an early age the dec’d entered the army as a rifleman, along with his father, who sealed his devotion for his adopted country with his life’s blood. Baltis Stone was with Washington in every campaign of the Revolutionary struggle, & witnessed the battles of Bunker Hill, Trenton, Germantown, Red Bank, & others, & yet escaped without receiving a wound. He has received a pension from Gov’t, as a reward for these services, for many years. He was 103 years & 16 days old at his death. He was able to walk, supported by his staff, until within a few months past” (National Intelligencer, 27 October 1846). Stone’s official pension file reveals the obituary’s embellishments. According to that file, Stone enlisted as a private in the Pennsylvania Rifle Regiment. He saw action in the Battle of Long Island (August 1776). Captured by the British, he was freed in an exchange at the end of his enlistment period. By late 1777 Stone had reenlisted as a wagoner—possibly with Philadelphia’s First Battalion, City Militia—and subsequently saw action at Brandywine (September 1777) and Germantown (October 1777). Stone first applied for a veteran’s pension in June 1818, after the passage of the Act to Provide for Certain Persons Engaged in the Land and Naval Service of the United States in the Revolutionary War. Stone was apparently required to reapply for his $8 per month pension in 1820, as the file also contains a deposition from that year. Stone declared at that time, “I have no property of any description, am by occupation a day labourer, but from decrepitude and general infirmity am unable to labour. I have one daughter married with whom I reside and I am in such indigent circumstances as to be unable to support myself without the assistance of my country.” This tremendous daguerreotype of an ancient Revolutionary War veteran virtually transports us to another era in the nation’s history, before the United States of America even existed.

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        Geschäftsbericht [Geschäfts-Bericht] der Direction der [Kurfürst] Friedrich-Wilhelms-Nordbahn (ab 1866: Bericht über die Betriebsverwaltung der Hessischen Nordbahn). 23 Geschäftsberichte für die Jahre 1844 (Gründungsjahr) bis 1867.

      Theodor Fischer (später Baier & Lewalter) Cassel 1846-1868. 23 Jahrgänge, gebunden in 4 Bänden, je Bericht ca. 60 S. mit zahlreichen gefalteten Anlagen, die ersten 4 Berichte in 8°, die späteren in 4°, sauber und fachmännisch neu eingebunden in marmorierte Pappbände, der erste Band mit durchgehendem alten Wasserrand, einige wenige Seiten mit Randläsuren ohne Textverlust, Papier teils etwas fleckig, ansonsten ordentlich erhalten, [Deatillierte und umfassende wirtschaftsgeschichtliche Quelle aus der Frühzeit der hessischen Eisenbahn. Die zahlreichen gefalteten Anlagen enthalten sehr genaue wirtschaftliche Daten, z.B. für 1865 unter anderem: Zusammenstellung der Gesamteinnahme aus dem Personen-, Passagiergepäck-, Hunde-, Equipagentransport nach Monaten. Zusammenstellung der Gesamteinnahme aus dem Güterverkehr nach Monaten. Tabellarische Übersicht der im Local-Verkehr verkauften Personenbillets nach Stationen und Monaten. Tabellarische Übersicht der Personenbeförderung im directen Verkehr mit anderen Bahnen nach Stationen und Monaten. Übersicht des Güterverkehrs auf der Kurfürst Friedrich Wilhelms Nordbahn nach Abgangs- und Bestimmungsorten. Nachweisung über die Leistungen, den Materialverbrauch und die Reparaturkosten der Locomotiven. Zusammenstellung der vorhandenen Personen-, Gepäck- und Güterwagen mit ihren Leistungen und Reparaturkosten. Übersicht der Beamten und der im Jahre 1865 beschäftigt gewesenen Arbeiter. / Der erste Bericht enthält u.a. Angaben zu: Vorarbeiten, Bahnproject, Beschreibung der Bahnlinie, Carlshafer Zweigbahn, Einteilung der Bahnlinie in Sectionen und Stationen, Grunderwerb, Art der Ausführung der Arbeiten, Oberbau; außerdem enthält der erste Band einen(mehrfach gefalteten) \"Situationsplan und Längenprofil der Friedrich-Wilhelms-Nordbahn von der Königl. Preußischen Grenze bei Haueda bis zur Grhrzgl. Sachs. Weimarschen Grenze bei Gerstungen nebst der Carlsbahn von Hümme bis Carlshafen\" sowie eine tabellarische Übersicht über Erdbewegung, Kunst-Bauten und Zubehör der Bahn und Schienenweg.] Sehr selten. Versand D: 4,90 EUR hessische Eisenbahn, Hessen, Frühzeit, Eisenbahnbau, Bahn, Zugverkehr, Friedrich Wilhelm,

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        Das Wesen und Treiben der Gauner, Diebe und Betrüger Deutschlands nebst Angabe von Maaßregeln, sich gegen Raub, Diebstahl und Betrug zu schützen und einem Wörterbuche der Diebessprache.

      Leipzig, Schmidt 1846.VIII, 175 S. HLwd. d. Zt. Huelke - E. 1881; Ave - Lallement I, 267; Wagner, Die Litteratur der Gauner - und Geheim - Sprachen 65. - Erste Ausgabe. - S. 141 - 174 mit dem ?Wörterbuch der Diebes - Sprache?; S. 175 mit dem ?Verzeichniß einiger Judennamen?. - Teilweise etwas stärker stockfleckig. Bitte um Beachtung: Wir sind bis einschließlich 14.01.2016 im Urlaub, der Versand Ihrer Bestellung erfolgt am 15.01. - Please note: Until Jan. 14th we are on holidays, ordered items will be mailed at Jan. 15th. Bücher de

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        La mare au diable.

      Paris, Desessart, éditeur 1846 - In-8 de 308 pp. ; 310 pp. (mal chif. 306), (1) f. Demi-vélin à coins, plats de papier marbré, dos lisses ornés de filets dorés, pièces de titre en maroquin rouge, de tomaison en maroquin citron, quelques rares piqures. Reliure de l’époque. 205 X 129 mm. EDITION ORIGINALE « rare et très recherchée » (Clouzot) DE « La mare au diable », L’UN DES PREMIERS ROMANS DE GEORGES SAND, Clouzot, 244 ; Carteret, II, 312 ; Vicaire, VII, 225 ; Talvart, ; Rahir, Bibliothèque de l’amateur, 641 ; Le Romantisme, Bibliothèque Nationale, 1930, n°193 ; Picot, Livres du Baron J. de Rothschild, II, 1636. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Island of PHILAE on the nile [Showing the Temple Compound at Sunset, Being an Original Hand-Coloured Lithograph From] THE HOLY LAND, SYRIA, IDUMEA, ARABIA, EGYPT AND NUBIA

      London: F.G. Moon and Co., 1846. From the Standard Folio First Edition, limited to 500 sets only. A single original hand-coloured lithographic plate drawn on stone by Louis Haghe after David Roberts' paintings done on location in 1838. Printed on a half folio sheet 17" x 15", the captioned image, is 14" x 10", now presented in cream mounting boards 21" x 17" glazed behind clear mylar. Beautifully hand-coloured to the highest standards of the time. An example in excellent condition, clean, fresh, beautifully preserved. FROM One of the most desirable of all travel and COLOURplate books. A very beautiful image of the the Island of Philae from the Nile at Sunset. In the foreground are reeds and a sailboat, behind which can be seen in near silhouette the Temple of Isis on the island. Philae was accounted to be one of the burying-places of Osiris, and was held in high reverence both by the Egyptians to the north and the Nubians to the south. It was deemed profane for any but priests to dwell there and was accordingly sequestered and denominated "the Unapproachable." This is a view now un-viewable to modern eyes. Due to decades of constant flooding of Philae after the construction of the Aswan Low Dam every building was dismantled into about 40,000 units, and then transported to higher ground on the nearby island of Agilkia. The project was completed in time for the 1970 construction of the the Aswan High Dam. We have a good number of impressive images from the Standard Folio Edition of this classic work available for purchase. As well as many views of Egypt we also have available, views of Nubia, Petra, Sinai, the Jordan, Tyre, Sidon and Baalbec. Please inquire for further details. In the course of two and a half months in 1838, traveling some 800 miles south from Cairo, Roberts recorded the monumental temple sites along the Nile in more than a hundred sketches. As the first British artist to sketch the monuments of Ancient Egypt, set on "Plains so vast...that, until you come near them, you have no idea of their magnificence," Roberts was well aware of the stir his drawings would create in London. According to John Ruskin, writing in PRAETERITA, Roberts's drawings "were the first studies ever made conscientiously by an English painter, not to exhibit his own skill, but to give true portraiture of scenes of historical and religious interest.

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        Les Gens de Justice. No. 22. 'Il defend l'orphelin et la veuve, a moins pourtant qu'il n'attaque la veuve et l'orphelin.

      Printed by Aubert & Cie 198 x 245mm image size. DELTEIL. Daumier 1358. The Daumier Register describes the print as rare 1846 - Lithograph, Second State, published in 'Le Charivari' by Aubert & Cie, 1 September 1846, a little spotting,

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        Charles Dickens offers a dramatic quote from The Old Curiosity Shop on the death of Nell Trent

      n.p., May 29, 1846. 3.5" x 4.5". "Autograph Quotation Signed, ""Charles Dickens,"" 1 page, 3.5"" x 4.5"", [n.p.], May 29, 1846. Light horizontal fold, mounted to a 5.5"" x 5"" sheet, overall fine.A superb quote from his 1841 novel, The Old Curiosity Shop, on the demise of central character, Nell Trent: ""'Dear gentle, patient, noble Nell was dead!'?""" Dickens accomplished this quote only two days before he departed England with his family for an extended trip in Switzerland, where he would begin work on Dombey and Son (1846-48). Dickens quotes from major works are very scarce. The death of little Nell is considered to be among the most important death scenes in all of Victorian literature. A similar quote exists on the market priced at $25,000!"

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        DESIRABODE (Antoine Malagou) et ses FILS

      1846 1160 - Paris, Labé, 1846, , 2 forts volumes in-8 de (4), XXVIII et 372 pages ; et de II. (3), de [373] à 839 et (1) pages, chagrin rouge de l'époque, dos à 4 faux-nerfs, filets à froid et dorés sur les plats, tranches dorées, Seconde édition de cet ouvrage peu commun qui se termine par une imposante bibliographie chronologique du sujet. La première édition avait paru en 1873. Désirabode est certainement l'un des premiers à démontrer le rôle des composés fluorés dans la prévention des caries. Cet ouvrage est l'un des traités majeurs de la dentisterie du temps. L'auteur y présente en outre plusieurs instruments dont il est l'inventeur. Poletti, 56. Riche exemplaire, bien relié, à l'époque, portant un envoi signé de l'auteur "A son Altesse monseigneur Alexandre primo, Duc de Gonzague et de Mantoue". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Blick zur Jungfrau im Berner Oberland.

      - Aquarell über Bleistift, mit Deckweiß gehöht, auf bräunlichem Papier. Rechts unten signiert und datiert „Peter Burnitz 1846", links unten bezeichnet "Jungfrau". 20,6:26 cm. Verso an den Ecken Reste alter Verklebungen, vertikale Knickfalte. Provenienz: Sammlung Michael Linel, Frankfurt a.M., gest. 1892, Nr. 317 (Katalog der Stadtbibliothek Frankfurt am Main, Abtlg. Frankfurt, II, Seite 350) Sehr frühe Zeichnung von Burnitz aus der Zeit bevor er sich endgültig entschloß, seinen künstlerischen Neigungen zu folgen und Maler zu werden.

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        Bibliotheque des mémoires relatifs a l'histoire de France pendant le 18me siècle.

      Didot, Paris, 1846 - 12 Bände. Paris, Didot 1846-1848. 17,6 x 11,3 cm. Je Band ca. 450 bis 500 Seiten. Rote Halblederbände der Zeit mit goldenen Rückentiteln und reicher Rückenvergoldung und marmorierten Vorsätzen (Buchbinderei Habenicht in Wien). Kanten teils etwas berieben, Rücken teils ein wenig fleckig und bei Band 1 oben ein wenig abgegriffen. Exlibris auf Vorsätzen. Schönes, sehr dekoratives Exemplar dieser Biographiensammlung in erster Ausgabe. Inhalt: 1: Mémoires de Mme. de Staal Delaunay, de M. le Marquis d'Argenson et de Madame Mére du Régent. 2: Duclos, Mémoires secrets sur le Régne de Louis XIV, la Régence et le Régne de Louis XV. 3: Mémoires de Madame du Hausset, Femme de Chambre de Madame de Pompadour, et extrait des Mémoires historiques et littéraires de Bachaumont, de l'Année 1762 a l'Année 1782. 4: Mémoires du Baron de Besenval. Collé. La Vérité dans le Vin, ou les Desagréments de la Galanterie, Comédie. 5: Mémoires de Marmontel, Secrétaire perpétuel de l'Académie Française. 6: Mémoires de Mlle. Clairon, de Lekain, de Préville, de Dazincourt, de Molé, de Garrick, de Goldoni. 7: Mémoires de Weber, Frére de Lait de Marie-Antoinette, Reine de France. 8: Mémoires particuliers de Mme. Rolland suivis des Notices historiques sur la Révolution, du Portrait et Anecdotes et des dernièrs Écrits et dernières pensées, par la même. 9: Mémoires de Cléry, de M. le Duc de Montpensier, de Riouffe. 10: Mémoires sur la Vie de Marie-Antoinette, Reine de France et de Navarre; suivis de Souvenirs et Anecdotes historiques sur les Régnes de Louis XIV, de Louis XV et de Louis XVI, par Mme Campan, Lectrice de Mesdames, première Femme de Chambre de la Reine. 11: Mémoires du Général Dumouriez. 12: Suite des Mémoires du Général Dumouriez, Mémoires de Louvet et Mémoires pour servir a l'Histoire de la Convention nationale, par Daunou. Sprache: Französisch Kanten teils etwas berieben, Rücken teils ein wenig fleckig und bei Band 1 oben ein wenig abgegriffen. Exlibris auf Vorsätzen. Rote Halblederbände der Zeit mit goldenen Rückentiteln und reicher Rückenvergoldung und marmorierten Vorsätzen (Buchbinderei Habenicht in Wien).

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        Kniestück eines weiblichen Aktes, sitzend nach rechts, mit nach links gewandtem Kopf.

      - Rotbraune und etwas rote Kreide, weiß gehöht, auf grauem Velin, rechts unten signiert „Jef Codron". Ca. 43,5:30,5 cm. Etwas fleckig, der Unterrand ungleich beschnitten. Der belgische Maler Codron besuchte die Brüsseler Kunstakademie bei I. Verheyden (1846-1905), J. Stallaert (1825-1903) und H.J.J. Richir (1866-1942).

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        Politisches Taschenbuch Für Das Deutsche Volk.

      Literarische Anstalt (J. Rütten), Frankfurt 1846 1. Auflage Dieser Ausgabe Goldgeprägtes Halbleder Ordentlich ERSTER JAHRGANG = ALLES ERSCHIENENE. Sehr ordentlicher, fester, marmorierter Halbleder-/ Hartkarton-Einband mit Lederecken, vier Bündchen. Gut erhaltener Halblederrücken mit sowohl Gold- als auch Blindprägung, dieser vom Buchbinder fachmännisch verstärkt. Vorbesitzerexlibris u. diskrete Marginalien auf Vorsatzblatt. Buchblock erfreulich gut, 2 Seiten gering fleckig, ansonsten durchgehend sauber, VII, 366 Seiten, 1 Bl. Alle Beiträge v. Struve, dieser und Hecker Leiter des Aprilaufstandes Südbaden. Linker Publizist programmatische Artikel, polemische Essays, \" Lieder eines Gefangenen \" - geschrieben während Haft in Mannheim, Haft wegen \" Briefe über Staat u. Kirche \" Hier \" \" Leitende Artikel \" - Parteien, Liberalismus Royalismus, politische Verhältnisse, Rechtsverhältnisse, Staatsverfassung etc. \" Lebensbilder \" - Theologen, Juristen, Philosophen (auch Censor - Polizeimann - Camarilla). \" Lieder des Gefangenen \" - Lyrik - politisch, in brünstig, wehmütig. Ein Blatt Verlagsanzeigen, insgesamt ein sehr schönes Exemplar. Gustav von Struve (1805 - 1870), deutscher Politiker, Rechtsanwalt, Publizist und radikaldemokratischer Revolutionär während der Märzrevolution von 1848/1849 im Großherzogtum Baden. 0,3 Kg. 11,5 x 17 Cm. Versand D: 5,50 EUR VORMÄRZ DEUTSCHE REVOLUTION 1848 POLITIK GESCHICHTE 19. JAHRHUNDERT POLIZEISTAAT RECHTSSTAAT BUNDESRECHT ZUNFTGEIT POLITISCHE PARTEIEN SPIESSBÜRGERTUM VATERLAND POLEMIK

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        Schleswig Holstein. Hamburg, Verlags-Comptoir, um 1846. 24 Stahlstichtafeln von Poppel nach Kurz . Qu.-8°. Lose in lithogr. OKart.-Mappe (leichte Randläsionen).

       1846 Ansichten aus Biernatzki, H. Schleswig-Holstein: Altona, Apenrade, Rendsburg, Plön, Eutin, Kiel (4), Kappeln, Schleswig, Flensburg u.v.a., jeweils mit floraler Bordüre. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Geschichte der Insel Hayti?und ihres Negerstaats (2 Bände in 1).

      Leipzig, Jurany, 1846/49. - Mit 1 lithographischen Tafel, VI, 1 Blatt, 414 Seiten; 1 Blatt, 158 Seiten, Halbledereinband der Zeit, 22,5 x 14,5 cm, Einband etwas berieben, Ecken bestossen, Rückengelenk oben und unten mit kleinen reparierten Einrissen, innen teils etwas stockfleckig. Umfangreiche und frühe deutschsprachige Geschichte Haitis, seiner Unabhängigkeitskriege und Revolutionen.

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        Comprehensive Collection of Iowa Territorial Laws, 1839 - 1846]

      Dubuque, Burlington, and Iowa City 1846 - Nine volumes, publication details and pagination in the listing below. Uniform 20th-century buckram, gilt leather labels. Minor shelf wear, some chipping to labels. Small ink library stamp and ink ownership inscriptions on titlepages, all but one volume trimmed close, minor marginal staining to a few volumes, light foxing. A comprehensive run of Iowa territorial printings including the extra sessions for July 1840 and June 1844. Iowa was admitted as a state in December 1846. The "Statute Laws of 1839" is an important title, as it is the first legal work printed in Iowa. The works included here are as follows: 1) The Statute Laws of the Territory of Iowa, Enacted at the First Session of the Legislative Assembly of said Territory, Held at Burlington, A.D. 1838-'39. Dubuque: Russell & Reeves, Printers, 1839. [2],597,[1]pp. Small triangular hole in the titlepage and following leaf, some tiny tape repairs to the next dozen leaves. This is essentially the first legal code for Iowa and the Nebraska, Dakota, and Montana territories. Issued as the first collected Iowa laws, it became famous as "Old Blue Book," which was adopted to serve for many years as the law of all the country west of the Missouri to the Rocky Mountains between the 42nd and 45th parallels. Included is the Northwest Ordinance, the act to establish the territorial government of Iowa, and other resolutions and acts of the Territory. This was the second book printed in Iowa Territory, preceded only by a volume of the Wisconsin legislature, printed in Burlington in 1838, when that legislature was forced to temporarily relocate. "The famous 'Old blue book,' which was for many years the law of all the country west of the Rocky Mountains between the forty-second and forty-ninth parallels of latitude" - Eberstadt. A seminal frontier American law book. Eberstadt 111:297; Fitzpatrick, Iowa Territorial Documents , p.19; LC, Iowa Centennial Exhibition 122; Sabin 35020. 2) Laws of the Territory of Iowa, Enacted at the Session of the Legislature Commencing on the First Monday of October, A.D. 1839. Burlington: J.H. M'Kenny, 1840. 187pp. Fitzpatrick, Iowa Territorial Documents , p.19; Rosenbach 11:30A. 3) Laws of the Territory of Iowa, Passed at the Extra Session of the Legislative Assembly, Begun and Held in the City of Burlington on the First Monday in July in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Forty. Burlington: Printed by J.H. M'Kenny, 1840. 63pp. Fitzpatrick, Iowa Territorial Documents , p.20; Rosenbach 11:30B. 4) Laws of the Territory of Iowa, Enacted at the Session of the Legislature which Commenced on the First Monday of November, A.D. 1840. Burlington: John H. M'Kenny, 1840-41. 135pp. Fitzpatrick, Iowa Territorial Documents , p.20; Rosenbach 11:30C. 5) Laws of the Territory of Iowa, Enacted at the Session of the Legislature which Commenced on the First Monday of December, A.D. 1841. Iowa City: Van Antwerp & Hughes, 1841-42. 150pp. Small tape repair to bottom corner of the titlepage, foredge trimmed close. Fitzpatrick, Iowa Territorial Documents , p.20; Rosenbach 11:30D. 6) Laws of Iowa, Passed at the Session of the Legislative Assembly which Commenced on the 4th day of December, 1843. Burlington: James Clarke, 1844. xi,227pp. Fitzpatrick, Iowa Territorial Documents , p.21. 7) Laws of Iowa, Passed at the Extra Session of the Legislative Assembly which Commenced on the 17th day of June, 1844.Also, the Laws of the Regular Session, which Commenced on the 5th day of May, 1845. Iowa City: Williams and Palmer, 1845. viii,13,[1]pp. Fitzpatrick, Iowa Territorial Documents , p.22. 8) Laws of Iowa, Passed at the Session of the Legislative Assembly which Commenced on the 5th day of May, 1845. Iowa City: Williams and Palmer, 1845. [2],[19]-159pp. Issued with the extra session laws just above, but bound separately here. Fitzpatrick, Iowa Territorial Documents , p.22. 9) Laws of Iowa, Passed at the Annual Session of the Legislative Assembly which Commenced on the First [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das Ganze der Angelfischerei und ihrer Geheimnisse, oder vollständige Anleitung die Angelfischerei mit dem glücklichsten Erfolge zu betreiben, die Fische durch Lockspeise aus der Ferne herbeizulocken, sie mit passendem Köder an der Angel oder... - ...nebst Belehrungen über die Laichzeit, Aufbewahrung und Versendung der Fische, Enthüllung der Fischfang-Geheimnisse und Anfertigung des sogenannten englischen Grases, wie auch Krebse auf verschiedene, meist sehr belustigende Art zu fangen. Nach Prüfung der englischen,.... begründet und herausgegeben von einem rheinischen Dillitannten.

      Quedlinburg, Ernstsche Buchhandlung, 1846. 1. Aufl. XVI, 164 Seiten mit einer lithographischen Abbildung, 8°, Leinen- Hardcover/Pappeinband, Einband berieben und angestaubt, Rücken mit leichtem Wurmfrass, etwas fingerfleckig, ansonst guter und sauberer Zustand, aus der Sammlung Dr.Stölzle Nr.125. Am Titel sind zwei Abbildungen angegeben, wobei sich die zweite Abbildung auf dem hier nicht vorhanden Originalen Broschüren Umschlag befand.

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        A Booke of Christmas Carols, Illuminated From Ancient Manuscripts in the British Museum.

      London: Henry Bohn, [1846] Cundall's first illuminated edition. This book was reissued by Bohn with the original sheets when he took over the business after Cundall's financial failure. Chromolithographic boards skillfully rebacked in modern cloth with half of the original backstrip laid down. All edges gilt. . Small octavo. Sixteen leaves, including a frontispiece and three full-page illuminations; each page features an illuminated border. Color-printed by M. and N. Hanhart with borders by Brandard. Type by Charles Whittingham, on thick cards. Binding extremities lightly rubbed with some minor wear and slight soiling to boards. Light foxing and light browning. A very good, bright copy of a fragile book. According to McLean's Victorian Book Design, "In 1845, a notable example of illuminated printing was published by Joseph Cundall. This was a Booke of Christmas Carols [...] the text was overprinted, in Old Face, by Whittingham at the Chiswick Press. It was issued in a variety of decorative bindings [...] including embossed and colour-printed white paper on boards [...] Cundall published several more small illuminated books, including The Creed, The Lord's Prayer and the Ten Commandments (1848), and Words of Truth or Wisdom (1848)..." (p. 90-91).

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/I]
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        Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life. During a Four Months? Residence in a Valley of the Marquesas.

      New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1846. First edition. Octavo, bound in half morocco over marbled boards, raised bands, titles and tooling to the spine in gilt. In very good condition with some staining to the page edges, page 11 with a small piece missing. Melville's first and most popular novel during his lifetime, Typee is a provocative and lively account of his exploits in the exotic South Seas during the early 1840s, where he journeyed as a young sailor. "A classic of American literature [and] the pioneer in South Sea romance" (Arthur Stedman).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB ]
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        Litho.- Karte, v. C. Flemming in Glogau, "Texas".

      - mit altem Grenzkolorit, 1846, 39,5 x 32 (H) Frühe Karte von Texas. Zeigt Texas und die umliegenden Staaten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        [In der Literatur meist Carl Müller, gen. Saumüller zugeschrieben, tatsächlich jedoch vom Schweizer Johann Grässli verfaßt.] Burschicoses Woerterbuch oder: Erklärung aller im Studentenleben vorkommenden Sitten, Ausdrüke[sic!], Wörter, Redensarten und des Comments, nebst Angabe der auf allen Universitäten bestehenden Corps, ihrer Farben und der Kneipen. Ein unentbehrliches Hand- und Hilfsbuch für Lyceisten, Gymnasiasten, Penäler, Polytechniker, Forstpolake, Cantons- und Realschüler, Maulthiere, Füchse und Studen- ten, die forsche Häuser werden wollen, diesen zur Erlernung, und alten, ausgesoffenen Bur- schen und einphilistrirten Häuptern zur Erinnerung an's sel. Burschenleben. Von J. Vollmann, Dr. rei cneip., Senior der Cnüllia, ... Präses der Helvetia, ordentliches Mitglied des Münchener Bier- vereins, und mehrerer ausländischen, versoffenen und verkehrten Gesellschaften Mitglied und Ehrenmitglied.

      Ragaz, Unteregger 1846..

      [Bookseller: Heinrich Heine Antiquariat Lustenberger ]
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