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        The Angler's Hand-Book containing Concise Instructions for Every Department of the Art

      London: G. Routledge, 1846. "New Edition". Two hand-colored engraved plates of flies "including many never before figured." Pp. iv, [9]-67. 1 vols. 16mo. Original cream cloth, decorated and lettered in gilt, a.e.g. Fine. Bookplate of Dean Sage. A diminutive, popular treatise, first published in 1838; this is the 4th edition, according to Westwood & Satchell. The delightful hand-colored plates display a total of 24 flies.

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        Autograph Letter Signed to George Burns Esq., in Lincolns Inn Fields, London

      Tooloom, Moreton Bay: 22 April, 1846. Single sheet of wove paper, 225 x 365 mm., folded to letter size, written in a neat and legible hand, dated "Tarcoom Moreton Bay 22 April 1844 (sic.)"; old folds, in excellent condition with postal stamps for Brisbane and Sydney. "Some rejoicing at the safe return of Dr Leidkart..." A fascinating letter from the Moreton Bay colony in 1846, with early news of the safe arrival of Leichhardt in Sydney after his arduous trek to Port Essington, and a challenging account of life in the region: 'this is a rough and hard life and fitted only for a young man to undertake.'The letter is most interesting for Bean's comments on the safe return of Leichhardt, worth quoting at length as the opinion of a Moreton Bay local on the German explorer's unlikely return; Leichhardt, of course, had set out from the area in late 1844. Bean writes: 'The Colony has been lately under much excitement and some rejoicing at the safe return of Dr Leidkart (sic.) from Port Essington to Sydney. He is a German geologist and started from Moreton Bay nearly two years ago to make that Port overland. His party consisted of only seven persons and a few months after his departure Blacks came in the furthest out-station and reported that the whole party had been killed. A party was fitted out to ascertain the truth of this report but returned without any thing satisfactory and from the length of the Doctor's absence all hopes of his return were given up, when to the surprize of all the good people in Sydney the enterprising Doctor and all his party excepting one who was killed by the Blacks, landed in the Port. I always considered the enterprise as a very rash adventure but since it has succeeded so well I must say it is the most plucky undertaking I have heard of in the Colony. The accounts of the Country he travelled are far more favourable than was generally expected.'The author of this letter, Henry Haffey Bean, younger brother of Willoughy Bean, who had been a resident of Brisbane Waters in the 1820s and 1830s. Henry (1809-1890) is a shadowy figure, but seems to have lived in Australia for several years despite being born and ultimately dying in England. The present letter is written from Tooloom in Moreton Bay and addressed to a friend in London. Bean evidently had a difficult time in Australia, and writes that his 'circumstances are far from being so good as they were some four or five years ago.' He writes of having only a few stock, but is optimistic about his chances of returning home to England in the next few months with some money in his pocket. He discusses the need for Government-supported emigration to the region, and the cost of livestock (sheep 5/- per head, cattle 15/-). The property Tooloom was sold in 1846 by auction in Sydney, where it was listed as being 125 miles from the "Clarence settlement" and 85 miles from "Limestown, Moreton Bay".Bean has dated the letter "1844" but in error, as Leichhardt did not return to Sydney until 17 December 1845: the postal stamps, however, are clearly dated "1846", and this is doubtless the real date of composition.

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        Storia di Torino.

      Alessandro Fontana,, Torino, 1846 - Due volumi di cm 14 X 21, p. X - 531 e 773 con 2 carte ripiegate alla fine del secondo volumeche raffigurano le piante di Torino nel 164, nel 1680 e nel 1572. Legatura coeva in mezza pelle con titolo in oro al dorso. Ottimo stato. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Map of Africa

      London, 1846. Copper engraving, 54 x 61 cms, original hand colour, blank verso; from Wyld's New General Atlas. Map

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        The Cricket On The Hearth A Fairy Tale Of Home

      London: Bradbury & Evans, 1846. First EditionFirst State. . Very good in original, decorated red, vertical-ribbed cloth covered boards although professionally rebacked preserving the original gilt stamped and decorated back strip and the original pale yellow end sheets. The front board is decorated with gilt text and the image of a fireplace. All edges of the text block are gilt. A 16mo measuring 6 1/2" by 4" and protected in a beautiful, full leather (goat) clam shell box with gilt text stamping on the spine. Per Walter E. Smith's bibliography: Charles Dickens In The Original Cloth, this is a first state copy as evidenced by the first advertisement page at the rear of the book which highlights the book Oliver Twist without any mention of it being a "New Edition". 174 pages of text followed by two pages of advertisements for other books by the author. lllustrated with a frontispiece, engraved title page and twelve engravings by Maclise, Doyle, Stanfield and Leech. (Smith: Dickens in Original Cloth vol. II, 8 p. 62)

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        The Literary Emporium; Compendium of Religious, Literary and Philosophical Knowledge Vol I & II 1845

      New York: J. K. Wellman, 1846. Rare and highly collectible, contains one the first printings of Edgar Allan Poe's (listed as Edgar A. Poe in the table of contents) famous poem, The Raven (nevermore.) The last entry in the book is Poe's on pages 376-378. Other authors inlcude: John Greenleaf Whittier (John G. Whittier here) with The Ballad of Cassandra Southwick. Quarter leather (leather extended spine and corners) and black marbled (or rubbed) boards. 378 pages with mostly bright pages with tanned borders - pages in center tend to be bright with tanned boarders and some light foxing; endpapers are tanned. (Probably steelcut) black and white engravings. Front cover is detached (but present). Leather spine has gilt titles is rubbed and worn at head and heel. A highly desired volume, worth restoring. We note one previously folded page corner and pages 97/98 have been torn out (it was the beginning of an essay, Luther - His Faith and Work) and is missing. The first publication of this famed poem was in January 1845 in the American Review (another literary compendium) under the pseudonym Quarles. The following month it was printed under Poe's own name in the London Evening Mirror. Quotes are for illustrative purposes only and remain the property of their copyright holders. Thanks for shopping with us. 100% of your purchase benefits charity and supports literacy and life-long learning.. Quarter Leather. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Ship Cataraque [i.e. Cataraqui] : Copies of all Reports and Correspondence Respecting the Loss of the Emigrant Ship "Cataraque" in Bass's Straits, in August Last, Having 369 Emigrants on Board (Parliamentary Paper, 170/146)

      Ordered, by the House of Commons to be printed, [London] 1846 - [21]p. Uncut and stab sewn as issued. "Ordered by the House of Commons to be printed, 27 March 1846." Not recorded by Ferguson and rare. An extremely important document concerning one of the worst shipwrecks and civil disasters in Australia's maritime history. The "Cataraqui" was an 802 ton Canadian wooden barque built in Quebec by W. Lampson in 1840 and registered in Liverpool to William Smith & Sons. Originally a cargo vessel, the ship was refitted in 1845 to take advantage of emigrant trade. When it set out from Liverpool to Melbourne Australia on April 20th 1845 there were 367 assisted emigrants cared for by two surgeons Edward and Charles Carpenter and 41 crew captained by Christopher Finlay. Apart from the loss of a crew member overboard, the death of five babies and birth of five, the passage was uneventful until nearing Bass Straight. On August 4th the barque struck ragged rocks about 150 yards north of Fitzmaurice Bay, King Island and about 120 miles south of Port Phillip. Approximately half the passengers were lost immediately leaving about 200 survivors but by the morning of August 5th only 30 survivors remained. By the 6th only nine survivors remained. A handful managed to swim to King Island successfully ¿ one emigrant (Solomon Brown) and eight crew consisting of the first mate, Mr Guthery, (also appears in the document as "Guthrie") six seaman and one apprentice.They were found by a policeman, David Howie, who himself had been the victim of a shipwreck and stranded on the Island. The 342 bodies washed ashore were buried by the survivors in mass graves. The ten castaways were eventually rescued some five weeks later by the cutter Midge and taken to Melbourne. Press reports of the disaster made their way to England and great concern was expressed to understand the cause of the Cataraqui being so tragically off course. The matter resulted in the House of Commons requiring the tabling of all reports and correspondence concerning this ship¿s loss. This parliamentary paper resulted in March 1846 and is the only official publication and most important record of this shipwreck. Correspondence appearing in this Paper includes references to the worthiness of the ship by Lieutenant Henry, the Government Emigration Agent at Liverpool, statements confirming the competency and fitness of the Captain and chief mate, and copies of letters and a report from then Superintendent Charles Joseph La Trobe.The document importantly includes an alphabetical list of emigrants with their age, occupation and their native Parish and a nominal list of the drowned officers and crew. The narrative of Guthery which was printed in the Port Phillip Herald and, reports in other newspapers and other letters and reports all contribute to making this a fascinating and important document in Australia's maritime history. Tragically, within a few months of their rescue, Guthery was drowned off South Australia, Solomon Brown was thrown from a horse and drowned in a few inches of water while David Howie was lost at sea and presumed drowned. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Copy or Extracts from any recent Despatch from the Governor of New South Wales, respecting Outrages by the Natives in the Bay of Islands, in New Zealand

      London: HMSO, 14 March 1845, 1846. Foolscap folio, pp. 1-12; a little toning yet very good in handsome half brown crushed morocco with gilt lettering by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Maori skirmishes in the Bay of Islands. Prints correspondence of Governor Sir George Gipps to Lord Stanley regarding a vessel sent by Captain FitzRoy with an armed retinue of some 150 men of the 99th regiment, following recent native attacks in the Bay of Islands.

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      [Various locations]. 1846-1847.. Two quarto bifolium sheets and one folio bifolium. Typical mailing folds, some soiling and staining. Overall very good. A small collection of three letters written from soldiers in the Mexican-American War to David Hofins of Bedford, Pennsylvania. Details of each letter are as follows: 1) John P. Langdon of "Co. B. 4th Arty. USA,?" Autograph Letter, Signed, 4pp., Monclova, Mexico, Nov. 8, 1846. Langdon reports that his regiment is 200 miles north of Gen. Zachary Taylor's force at Monterey and eighty miles west of the Rio Grande. He also includes rumors of the possible taking of Chihuahua with no loss of men. 2) Ben Frank Mann, Autograph Letter, Signed, [3]pp., Island of Lobos, Mexico, Feb. 23, 1847. Mann writes about the American plans to land General Winfield Scott's army near Vera Cruz to begin the city's siege, which began later on March 9 and lasted until March 29. Postmarked from New Orleans, the letter reads in part: "As the Government intends to use it [Lobos] as a depot during the war on account of the excellent anchorage which it affords, the safest I believe on the Gulf…the two regts. from Penn, the South Carolina Regt, the Regts from Louisiana, Mississippi and New York are here, on the Island, there are a number of Regulars on the vessels in the harbor…there are upwards of thirty vessels in the Harbor. Gen Scott arrived here yesterday, and we are to embark during this week, on Friday it is supposed at the latest. Our destination is Green Island six miles below Vera Cruz where we will be landed and weather permitting…As soon as it [Vera Cruz] is captured we will be placed on the route to the Capitol." 3) Lt. E.C. Marin, Autograph Letter, Signed, [2]pp., St. Charles Hotel, New Orleans, Apr. 29, 1847. Marin, much taken with the pleasures of life in New Orleans, writes Hofins about the city and traveling via steamboat down the Mississippi River: "The comforts and luxuries of traveling on the Mississippi must surpass every other mode of traveling in the world…have plenty of company both male and female, music and dancing, flirtation and so forth…New Orleans, the Paris of America with the melting eyes of its 'brunettes' and the soft delicacy of its 'blondes' with all their fiery passions, for enjoyment, are enough to make man, like Adam of old, pluck from the forbidden tree." An interesting trio of letters home written to the same recipient by three different participants in, or on their way to, the Mexican-American War, with good content in Mexico and New Orleans.

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        The Good-Natured Bear. A Story for Children of All Ages

      London: Joseph Cundall, 1846. Wood engraved frontispiece and 3 plates by Frederick Tayler. 90, 4, ads pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original blue blind stamped cloth, gilt-lettered on front cover and spine, with label on front pastedown "Sold by G.C. Hay & Co. No 55-1/2 Cossitollah Calcutta", a.e.g.; laid into quarter red morocco slipcase and chemise. Fine. A charming story about a Christmas gathering at the house of Dr. Littlepump, in a small German village near Dresden, and the guests' encounter with a good-natured, well-mannered and quite talkative, bear.

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        Leicester, from Knighton Fields, Two tone, 1846, Lithograph,

      John Burton , Mercury Office,, 1846, Single sheet thick paper, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition, Illustrated By: Henry Burn1846. Size: 280 x 430 mm.. 1 pages. Item Type: Antique Print. VERY Rare 1846 Print of, Leicester, from Knighton Fields, Two tone, Lithograph, Sold as a single piece of paper or as at present mounted /framed but Posted without glass at extra cost. Please enquire as to how much extra as cost vary so much but maximum would be £25 Airmail world wide. The print image is 280 x 430 mm. on paper 395 x 510 mm. Plus 35 mm for the frame Buy with confidence, support a genuine Independent Bricks & Mortar Real Bookshop and help to preserve our High streets as interesting places to shop. We are Maynard & Bradley CAMBO & PBFA(now lapsed) members here in Leicester City Centre, UK Illustrator: Henry Burn. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Art & Design; Main Picture: Leicester, from Knighton Fields, Two tone, 1846, Lithograph,. Picture 2: Leicester, from Knighton Fields, Two tone, 1846, Lithograph,. Picture 3: Leicester, from Knighton Fields, Two tone, 1846, Lithograph,. Picture 4: Leicester, from Knighton Fields, Two tone, 1846, Lithograph,. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 50231.

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        El Alegre. Repertorio de sonrisas, risas y carcajadas. Tomo 1, Números 1 al 52. Años 1846 - 1847

      Imprenta El Mercurio, Valparaíso 1846 - 416 p. ; 24x16 cms. Manchas en páginas que no afectan texto. Literatura Española - Anécdotas - Colecciones [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ansicht der Klosterruine m. Fernansicht n. Dürkheim.

      . Stahlstich n. u. v. J. Buhl, dat. 1846, 24 x 30.

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        (wrapper title) Typee; A Residence in the Marquesas In two parts (printed title)Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life During a Four Months? Residence in a Valley of the Marquesas with Notices of the French Occupation of Tahiti and the provisional Cession of the Sandwich Islands to Lord Paulet

      New York and London: Wiley and Putnam, and John Murray, 1846. 2 vols., sm. 8vo, xv, 166, (1, ads); (4), 167-325, (2, ads). With a frontispiece map to part one. Original printed wrappers, both parts lacking the lower wrapper. Wear, waterstain to lower margin of part one. In a cloth box. First American edition of Melville?s first book. See BAL 136563 (p. 156 col. 2, ?paper wrapper? issue) which conforms exactly with this copy. Even though John Wiley had hastily censored some of the more sexual passages of Melville?s manuscript, the American edition was heavily criticized by the Presbyterian New York Evangelist for its portrayal of Protestant missionaries in the Pacific and Melville was compelled by Wiley to edit the text heavily for a new ?Revised Edition?. The various scandals boosted sales of the book and effectively launched Melville?s literary career.

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        Map of Asia

      London, 1846. Copper engraving, 54 x 67 cms, original hand colour, blank verso; from Wyld's New General Atlas. Map

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        The Fawn of Sertorius

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1846. First edition. Two volumes, each half leather over gilded marble boards. Damage and loss to top 1.5 inches of spine of volume one, slight crack to leather at top of spine of volume 2. Light foxing to a preliminary page of vol 2, otherwise very good indeed. First Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good/No Jacket.

      [Bookseller: M D Bloxsome Books]
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        An extensive collection of autographs from a wide range of ancestors, family, friends, business partners, neighbors, and legal associates from the early years of Abraham LincolnÕs life

      Together, approximately 80 items, various sizes; various conditions, a few tipped to larger sheets, many with mounting remnants on verso, but generally very good. 2 vols. LincolnÕs Early Associates and Forebears Including: the eight other Sangamon County legislators who, together with Lincoln, formed the famous ?'Long Nine?": Job Fletcher, Archer G. Herndon, John Dawson, Ninian W. Edwards, William F. Elkin, Andrew McCormick, Daniel Stone, Robert L. Wilson. ?' Mary Ann E. Owens of New Salem, romantic interest of LincolnÕs. Signed document, 1846. Also witnesses by State Senator Job Fletcher of the ?'Long Nine?" whom Lincoln voted for. ?' Sarah Beck, proprietress of the Globe Tavern, Springfield, where Lincoln and Mary Lincoln boarded in 1843. Autograph document signed, 4 May 1844. Received of Mr. Duncan for shoeing horse (7-1/2 x 2 inches). ?'ÊAnn M. Smith, Lincoln's sister-in-law. Printed document signed, 3 August 1885, promising to make inventory of deceased Clark M. Smith of Sangamon County (8 x 6 inches). ?'ÊBowling Green, encouraged Lincoln in the study of law. Document signed as justice of the peace, 1 December 1837. St. Petersburg, Illinois. ?'ÊJesse Head, performed the marriage of LincolnÕs parents. Autograph document signed, 1 October 1808. ?' Mordecai Lincoln, LincolnÕs uncle, elder brother of his father Thomas. Document signed, 7 Februrary 1803. Washington County ?' William F. Berry, partner with Lincoln in store. Document signed, 26 April 1834. On Sangamon County form ?' Zachariah Riney, LincolnÕs schoolteacher in Kentucky. Document signed, 6 June 1801 debt of 3 pounds 4 shillings & six pence (6-1/2 x 4-1/2 inches). ?' John R. Herndon, from whom Lincoln bought his interest in store. Document signed, October 30, 1830. (8 x 5-1/2 inches). ?' William Clary, Springfield saloonkeeper. Document signed, 5 September 1827. ?' Nelson Ally, Springfield saloonkeeper. Document signed, nd. ?' John Armstrong, said to have wrestled LincoIn. Document signed, 10 June 1841. ?' Anson G. Henry, Springfield doctor. Autograph document signed, 20 January, 1836. - ?' John M. Cameron, New Salem minister, with whom Lincoln boarded. Autograph document signed, 13 March 1831. ?' Jacob Bale, New Salem mill owner. Document signed, 2 September 1839. - ?' Andrew Elliott, Springfield saloonkeeper. Document signed, 2 July 1827. ?' John C. Vance, said to have loaned Lincoln a grammar book. Document signed, 12 January 1835. ?' Francis Regnier, New Salem doctor. Autograph document signed, December 1844. ?' William Kirkpatrick, defeated by Lincoln in election for militia captain during Black Hawk War. Autograph letter signed, 21 September 1827. ?' William Florville, Springfield barber. Document signed, 25 April 1876. ?' Simeon Francis, editor of the Sangamo Journal. Printed document, accomplished and signed, July 1836. ?' John McNamar, was once engaged to Ann Rutledge. Autograph document signed, 4 March 1850. ?' Reuben Radford, Springfield store owner, sued Lincoln. Document signed, 12 July 1832. ?' John Calhoun, Sangamon County Surveyor, appointed Lincoln deputy surveyor. Printed document signed, 18 March 1844. ?' Robert S. Todd, father of Mary Todd Lincoln. Document signed, 2 March 1816. ?' Frances Wallace, Lincoln's sister-in-law. Autograph document signed, 22 July 1867. ?' Charles Dresser, Springfield minister who performed the marriage of Lincoln and Mary Todd. Autograph document signed, 17 April 1839. ?' James Smith, Springfield minister who performed the burial of Eddie Lincoln. Document signed, 2 March 1853. ?' John D. Johnston, LincolnÕs step-brother. Autograph document signed, nd. ?' Norman B. Judd, nominated Lincoln for president at the 1860 Republican convention. Autograph letter signed, 19 June 1858. ?' Isaac R. Diller, Springfield pharmacist. Document signed, nd. ?' Edmund Taylor, defeated Lincoln in race for state legislature. Printed document signed, nd. ?'And about 50 others.

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        The Good-Natured Bear. A Story for Children of All Ages

      London: Joseph Cundall, 1846. Wood engraved frontispiece and 3 plates by Frederick Tayler. 90, 4, ads pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original blue blind stamped cloth, gilt-lettered on front cover and spine, with label on front pastedown "Sold by G.C. Hay & Co. No 55-1/2 Cossitollah Calcutta", a.e.g.; laid into quarter red morocco slipcase and chemise. Fine. A charming story about a Christmas gathering at the house of Dr. Littlepump, in a small German village near Dresden, and the guests' encounter with a good-natured, well-mannered and quite talkative, bear.

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        A Christmas Carol in Prose; The Chimes; The Cricket on the Hearth É Edition Sanctioned by the Author

      Leipzig: Bernh. Tauchnitz Jun, 1846. First collected Tauchnitz edition. Hand-colored lithographed frontispiece by John Leech to Christmas Carol. General title-age, series half-title, half-titles to each story. 8vo (5-7/8 x 4-1/8 in.; 150 x 104 mm). Slight foxing throughout. PublisherÕs half calf, gilt. Rubbed. Collected Tauchnitz edition compiled from the separate printings of the first three Dickens Christmas books.

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        The Floricultural Cabinet and Florists' Magazine: 6 Volumes (1846, 1847, 1848, 1849, 1850 & 1851)

      London: Whittaker & Co 1846 - 6 matching HB volumes bound in quarter dark tan calf bindings with brown marbled boards and dulled gilt title panels to spines. All original with green endpapers and no inscriptions. All plates present. Some occasional light foxing. Hinges good. Small old repair to top of spine of 1950 volumes. Size 14 x 22cm. **Heavy set - please contact bookseller direct for revised P&P costs** [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "Johann, regierender König von Sachsen". Eigenh. Manuskript mit U. ("Ad. Böttger").

      O. O. u. D.. 2½ SS. auf 2 Bll. Folio.. "Die Geschichte spricht: | Wo menschlich groß der Fürst das Muster gibt, | Und jeder Bürger Gleiches will und schafft, | Da segnet edle Freiheit Volk und Land, | und freiheitlos nicht nenn' ich Sachsens Boden [...]". - Vornehmlich als Lexikograph des Englischen tätig, wurde Böttger insbesondere durch seine literarischen Übersetzungen (vor allem Shakespeare, Pope, Goldsmith aus dem Englischen und Racine aus dem Französischen) bekannt. 1846 begann er eigene Arbeiten zu veröffentlichen, darunter die vielfach nachgeahmte "Blumenlyrik" ("Hyazinth und Lilialide", 1849) und Versepen mit historischen Motiven. - Die 2 losen Blatt manuell zu einem Doppelblatt verbunden; etwas (finger)fleckig.

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        Brustbild einer sitzenden Frau mit hochgestecktem Haar nach links.

      - Bleistift, auf bräunlichem Velin, rechts unten signiert, bezeichnet und datiert „E. Crola Ilsenburg 1846.". 17,3:7,7 cm, auf Untersatz montiert. Mit Lichtrand rundum. Elise Crola, Tochter eines Bankiers, wuchs in einem künstlerisch-musisch orientierten Elternhaus auf. Hier verkehrten neben Wissenschaftlern auch Maler und Bildhauer wie W. von Schadow (1788-1862), Chr.D. Rauch (1777-1857), C.J. Begas (1794-1854), C.W. Wach (1787-1845) und ihr Vetter E.J.F. Bendemann (1811-1889), der spätere Direktor der Dresdner Gemäldegalerie. Ihre Eltern förderten die künstlerische Begabung ihrer Tochter – auch Schadow, der sie in jungen Jahre porträtiert hatte („Die Poesie"), empfahl ihren Eltern, das Talent ihrer Tochter zu fördern. So erhielt sie früh Zeichenunterricht durch den Porträt- und Miniaturmaler J.F. Zimmermann (tätig 1796-1838). Im Alter von 18 Jahren heiratete sie den vierzehn Jahre älteren Baron K.H.L. von Weiher; die kinderlose Ehe wurde 1836 auf Drängen ihrer Familie und gegen ihren Willen geschieden. Kurz darauf lernte sie in Berlin den Maler Georg Heinrich Crola (1804-1879) kennen, sie trafen sich wieder in Ilsenburg, wo sie sich bevorzugt aufhielt, und heirateten 1840. Gemeinsam entschied man, in Ilsenburg sesshaft zu werden und erwarb schließlich 1847 ein großes Haus. Obwohl sie fünf Kinder gebar, unternahm sie gemeinsam mit ihrem Mann nicht nur zahlreiche Fahrten nach Berlin, Dresden und auf die Insel Rügen, sondern auch nach Dänemark, Schweden und in die Alpen. Zudem führten sie in Ilsenburg ein reges gesellschaftliches Leben. Zu ihren Künstlerfreunden zählten u.a. P. von Cornelius (1783-1867), L. Richter (1803-1884) und W. von Kügelgen (1802-1867). Elise zeigte zudem ein ausgeprägtes soziales Engagement und wurde zur Wohltäterin der Alten und Armen. Nicht näher zu spezifizierende Beschwerden zwangen sie jedoch zu Reisen, z.B. eine vermutlich anderthalbjährigere Reise gemeinsam mit ihrem Mann 1854 in die Schweiz. Auch zwei längere Aufenthalte in Italien zwecks Erholung sind zu belegen. Ihr künstlerisches Schaffen, sie arbeitete meist mit dem Bleistift, selten in Aquarell, wird von figürlichen Themen, Porträts, Tierdarstellungen, Veduten und Landschaften bestimmt. Daneben betätigte sie sich bildhauerisch (Porträts). Später bemalte sie auch Porzellane und Gebrauchsgegenstände. Im Hüttenmuseum Ilsenburg wurde Ende der 1990er Jahre eine Crola-Stube eingerichtet.

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        Korfu, Ansicht der Stadt und Fischer im Vordergrund.

      - Aquarell, mit schwarzer Tuschlinie umrandet, auf Velin. 10,8:17,6 cm. Bekannt war Lear als Schriftsteller, insbesondere von Limericks, eine literarische Form, die durch ihn Verbreitung fand. Zunächst arbeitete er als Illustrator, 1846 veröffentlichte er „Book of Nonsense", eine Sammlung von Limericks, was ihm großen Erfolg einbrachte. Weitere Veröffentlichungen folgten, die bekannteste war das Kinderbuch „The Owl an the Pussycat". Trotz einer schon seit Kindheit an bestehenden Krankheit – Epilepsie – und schlechten Gesundheit ging er 1838 nach Rom, wo er mit Unterbrechungen 8 Jahre leben sollte. Weitere Reisen folgten auf den Balkan, in die Schweiz, mehrere Reisen nach Griechenland und 1872/1874 nach Indien. Darüber hinaus gab er Zeichenunterricht, seine wohl prominenteste Schülerin war Königin Victoria. Lear reiste wiederholt nach Griechenland. 1847 ist der erste Aufenthalt auf Korfu zu belegen, weitere Reisen nach Griechenland erfolgten 1855-1857, 1863 und 1864.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Letters on the Condition of the People of Ireland

      Chapman and Hall, London 1846 - First edition, 1846, handcover with full-leather boards, octavo, 771pp., illustrated with one fold out map of Ireland. Book VG with rubbing and soil to boards, rubbing to raised bands on spine, handsome title band, mild edgewear, binding tight, full-title repaired at top corner, mild foxing and toning to text, otherwise unmarked. In protective mylar wrap. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        The History and Antiquities of the County of Suffolk: With Genealogical and Architectural Notices of Its Several Towns and Villages [2 Volume Set]

      London: John Weale, 1846. Attractive half-calf bindings, marbled boards and end-papers. 2 volume set. Scarce large paper edition. Vol. 1 - l, 383pp, complete with 66 illustrations, including colour plates. Vol. 2 - Printed for the Author, London, 1848, 460pp, complete with 77 illustrations, including colour plates and folding plates. Each volume 39cm x 29cm. Gilt titles to spines, top edges gilt. Boards rubbed. Conservative Club crest to front boards, and label to front pastedowns. Some foxing and marginal discolouration to some plates, but remains an attractive set.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

      [Bookseller: Besleys Books]
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        Grundriss der Haupt u. Residenz Stadt Wien mit sämmtlichen Vorstädten nach der Aufnahme für das allgemeine Kataster1846. [Vier Pläne].

      [Wien], 1846.. Lithographie. ca. 56,5 x 70 cm.. Leichte Gbrsp., Falzsspur verstärkt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Le Comte Monte Cristo Vols. 1-6

      MICHEL LEVY FRERES, PARIS 1846 - Written in French, marbled boards, red spines with handwritten title with the Vol number, small pastedown on the cover of each vol with title/Author/Vol. #. General wear, rubbed extremities, faded spines, lightly age toned pages, hinges are lightly cracked, and they have water soiling, however, not moldy nor a musty odor. Very scarce!! Additional shipping required DATE PUBLISHED: 1846 EDITION: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Place d'Orleans 2, Rue St Lazare 34[?], 21. X. 1846.. 1 S. 8vo.. An den Pianisten Johann Peter Pixis (1788-1874): "Nous serons charmes de vous voir chez nous Jeudi prochain a 6 moins un quart, avec votre neveu. J'espere qu'il nous jouera quelque chose et Arthur se fait une fete de le connaitre [ ]". - Kalkbrenner erhielt seit 1803 Kompositionsunterricht bei Johann Georg Albrechtsberger in Wien, unternahm 1805 eine erfolgreiche Konzertreise nach München und Stuttgart und kehrte im folgenden Jahr nach Paris zurück, wo er bis 1814 als Pianist und gefragter Klavierlehrer wirkte. Anschließend lebte er bis 1823 in London und kehrte dann nach Paris zurück, wo er später Teilhaber der Klavierfabrik Pleyel wurde.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Narrative of a Four Month?s Residence among the Natives of a Valley of the Marquesas Islands; Or, a Peep at Polynesian Life

      8vo. London: John Murray, 1846. 8vo, xvi, (2, map), 285, 16 pp. Original blindstamped red cloth with gilt-lettered backstrip, bookplate, boards a little bumped and soiled, backstrip and joints repaired, a very good copy. First edition of Melville?s first book, first issue in cloth, binder?s variant A with ?Pomarea? p. 19, line 1, and terminal catalogue dated March 1847. Melville?s embellished account of his own experience as ship?s deserter among the Typees of Marquesas Islands, whom he portrayed as sexually liberated cannibals to popular success and not a little scandal. After the Harper Brothers refused the manuscript, thinking it a hoax, Melville?s brother in London succeeded in selling it to John Murray, and later, through the intervention of Washington Irving, to G. P. Putnam for American publication by Wiley & Putnam. The book appeared in London in February 1846 in wrappers and in cloth as part of Murray?s Home and Colonial Library series. It appeared in New York in March, after hasty some censoring of some of the sexual passages by John Wiley, as Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life. BAL 13652.

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Coup-D'Oeil Général sur les possessions Néerlandaises dans l'Inde Archipélagique

      Leide.: Arnz.. First edition.. 1846, 1847 & 1849.. 3 volumes. Volume I: xxii + 579pp. Volume II: viii + 471pp. Volume III: viii + 418pp. Uniformly bound in quarter calf, marbled paper covered boards, spines a little sunned. Endpapers, prelims and last blanks browned in places. Lower board Volume II damp affected in one area causing 4 x 6cm loss to marbled paper. An attractive and otherwise very clean set of a scarce work. Text in French. .

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom]
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      . Klagenfurt. Kupferstich v. Neumayer aus Hyrtl "(Folge von europäischen Städteansichten)" Wien 1846, 21,4 x 44 cm - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Nebehay-W. 979 / 5

      [Bookseller: Kunsthandlung Johannes Müller]
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      Lafayette, In.: John B. Semans, Printer, 1846.. 152pp. Original plain brown cloth. Some wear to the cloth, with minor edge wear. Two small modern bookplates on the front pastedown, hinges reinforced. Minor foxing and spotting, pale dampstain through some text. Very good. In a green half morocco clamshell case. One of the earliest and rarest 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 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. A variant issue of the text, with "River" corrected on p. 26 and signature mark "8" corrected on p. 57, but with the vertical slug present before "Fort" on p. 36. The Jay Snider copy, with his bookplate on the front pastedown, sold as lot 234 at Christie's New York in 2005 for $24,000. A rarity, afforded a "d" by Howes, who calls it "one of the greatest of early overland narratives." A key guide and important work of Western Americana. GRAFF 2221. HOWES J142, "d." SABIN 36260. STREETER SALE 3145. WAGNER-CAMP 122. COWAN, p.315.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Ansichten von Wien.

      Wien, Artaria, vor 1846.. Stahlstich Souvenirblatt mit 11 Darstellungen, Bildausschnitt einmal 14 x 20 cm, zweimal 14 x 9,5 cm und achtmal 6,5 x 9,5 cm, Blattgr. 47,5 x 63 cm.. Nebehay-Wagner 1006; hübsches Souvenirblatt von Wien, um die Mittelansicht "Ansicht der Stadt Wien von der Glacis gegen das neue Burgthor" sind folgende zehn Darstellungen von Wien im Uhrzeigersinn angeordnet: Innerer Burgplatz (Franzensplatz), Josefsplatz, Maria am Gestade, Karlskirche mit dem Politechnischem Institut, Eingang in den Prater, Schloss Belvedere, Ferdinandsbrücke, Stephansdom, der neue Markt und der Graben; im oberenberich etwas fleckig, wenige kleinere Knicke, sonst von guter Erhaltung.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        The Mercantile Register

      1846. PHILADELPHIA. The Mercantile Register or Business Man's Guide. Containing a list of the Principal Businesss Establishments, including Hotels and Public Institutions in Philadelphia. 284 pp. Profusely illustrated. 8vo., 265 x 165 mm, bound in publisher's brown cloth, rebacked with the original spine laid down. Philadelphia, 1846. |~||~||~||~||~| A fine copy of this spectacular example of mid-nineteenth-century American graphic art. The 284 pages are printed in a variety of shades of red, blue, green, brown, and yellow and display hundreds of advertisements for the businesses to be found in Philadelphia, many of them illustrated. The book is divided into sections, which cover insurance companies, booksellers and publishers, bookbinders, coach and carriage makers, daguerreotype establishments, furniture warerooms, paper dealers and paper hangers, press, refrigerator, and rope makers, perfumers, wigmakers and patent medicines. The book offers a unique window into trade and manufacture in America shortly before the Civil War. Rare, especially in the present condition.

      [Bookseller: Ursus Rare Books]
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        La Pia, leggenda romantica di B. Sestini, preceduta da una notizia sulle Maremme Toscane.

      Chiari, Firenze 1846 - Un volume in 4°(25 x 32,5); legatura coeva in piena tela verde con impressioni a secco, titoli oro al piatto anteriore; frontespizio inciso con veduta; pp. 42 (descrizione e storia della Maremma Toscana, con vedutina incisa come finalino nel testo e carta geografica della maremma fuori testo; pp. 90, (2) per il poema, con 8 litografie romantiche color seppia fuori testo, protette da velina. Esemplare con segni del tempo, legatura sporca e con qualche abrasione, un po' allentata; l'interno è invece in condizioni più che discrete-buone, con rare ruggini. Rarissima edizione di pregio del poema del Sestini, in grande formato e arricchota da notizie storiche sulla maremma toscana e da belle tavole in rame e in litografia. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libri Antichi e Rari di A. Castiglioni]
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        Diccionario Geografico-Estadistico-Historico de España y sus posesiones de Ultramar. Segunda edición

      1846 - Madrid, 1846-185016 vols.Folio, hol., lomo gofrado.Manchas y papel algo oscurecido como es habitual, pero buen ejemplarRef: Palau 146309

      [Bookseller: Vindel Subastas]
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        The Battle of Life

      UK: Bradbury and Evans. London, Bradbury & Evans, 1846. Hardback first edition and first impression. Fourth issue [Angel holding banner with title and no publisher imprint]. A fine copy with light bumping to the spine tips. Stamp to front free endpaper. Some offsetting also. . Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1846.

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia]
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        Journal of a voyage from London to Bombay.

      On board the "Oriental", 1846. - 8vo. English ms. in blue ink on paper. 69 pp., interleaved with pink blotting paper. With several coloured ink sketches. Bound in red morocco with inscribed cover "Journal of the proceedings on board the ship Oriental from London to Bombay". Marbled endpapers, inscribed "W. Collingwood. Journal Book". A passage journal kept aboard the ship "Oriental" from London around Africa to Bombay between 6 January and 30 May 1846, written in a neat and clear hand with occasional coloured ink sketches. The varied content includes weather observations, poetry, and day-to-day commentary: "March 31st 1846 Tuesday: A large shoal of porpoises playing about the bows the mate went out on the dolphin striker to harpoon one but was unsuccessful [.]", "May 11th 1846 Monday: This morning we sighted Coëtivy, it is a low rocky shore sprinkled with Cocoa nut trees etc., before 12 it was out of sight [.]" (includes a panoramic sketch of the coastline). - Lieutenant William Collingwood, a distant cousin of the Admiral, was an R.I.N. surveyor who did much valuable work in Iraq, including the large-scale, though surreptitious, mapping of Baghdad in 1855. During this same expedition, Collingwood also surveyed the Shatt-ul-Arab, the city of Bussorah (also by stealth) and much of the country between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, and he was undoubtedly one of the most gifted and productive R.I.N. surveyors of his day. - Binding slightly rubbed at extremeties; in good condition altogether. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Korfu, Ansicht der Stadt und Fischer im Vordergrund.

      . Aquarell, mit schwarzer Tuschlinie umrandet, auf Velin. 10,8:17,6 cm.. Bekannt war Lear als Schriftsteller, insbesondere von Limericks, eine literarische Form, die durch ihn Verbreitung fand. Zunächst arbeitete er als Illustrator, 1846 veröffentlichte er "Book of Nonsense", eine Sammlung von Limericks, was ihm großen Erfolg einbrachte. Weitere Veröffentlichungen folgten, die bekannteste war das Kinderbuch "The Owl an the Pussycat". Trotz einer schon seit Kindheit an bestehenden Krankheit - Epilepsie - und schlechten Gesundheit ging er 1838 nach Rom, wo er mit Unterbrechungen 8 Jahre leben sollte. Weitere Reisen folgten auf den Balkan, in die Schweiz, mehrere Reisen nach Griechenland und 1872/1874 nach Indien. Darüber hinaus gab er Zeichenunterricht, seine wohl prominenteste Schülerin war Königin Victoria. Lear reiste wiederholt nach Griechenland. 1847 ist der erste Aufenthalt auf Korfu zu belegen, weitere Reisen nach Griechenland erfolgten 1855-1857, 1863 und 1864.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Poe's scathing "Literati of New York City" in Godey's Ladies' Book Vol. 32, No. 1 (January 1846) to Vol. 33, No. 6 (December 1846)

      Philadelphia: Louis A. Godey. Very Good. 1846. Poe's searing six-parter "The Literati of New York" appeared in Godey's May through October issues. The series begins with this observation: "The most 'popular,' the most 'successful,' writers among us are, ninety-nine times out of a hundred, persons of mere address, perseverance, effrontery -- in a word, busy-bodies, toadies, quacks." Then, for six grueling months, Poe went about trashing the reputations of just about every writer of prominence in New York. This series, more than any other single episode in Poe's career, cemented his literary doom and buried his reputation for generations. Then, as if to serve himself dessert, Poe conjured up for the November issue, his chilling 'The Cask of Amontillado,' in which the author seals up his mortal enemy in a vault in his basement." (Richard West). Foxing to periphery throughout. An unusually nicely preserved binding in a still supple half black calf & marbled boards, signed by the binder (Benjamin Cobb) and inscribed to his niece.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

      [Bookseller: Virginia Book Shop, Inc., ABAA, ILAB, FA]
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        Irish Melodies

      London: Longmans & Co, 1846. Proof copy. Engraved title, decorative borders and vignette illustrations throughout by Daniel Maclise, proof copy with letters, printed on one side only, omitting the typeset title and preface, printed entirely on INDIA PAPER. [ii], 218, [1] ff. 4to. Bound in contemporary pebbled green morocco with gilt strapwork design, a.e.g., sporadic light foxing, early 20th-century gift inscription on ffep, near fine. Proofs on India Paper A rare proof copy of the engraved illustrations, borders and text, printed entirely on India paper.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O., [Juni 1846]. - 1 S. auf gefalt. Doppelblatt mit Siegel und Adresse (Faltbrief). Gr.-4to. An Giacomo Meyerbeer in Berlin: "Mon cher Maitre. J'ai reçu les lettres que vous avez la bonté de m'envoyer. Je ne sais comment vous remercier de toutes ces marques d'amitié, et de l'accueil si charmant que vous m'avez fait pendant mon sèjour à Berlin. Tout cela restera gravé dans mon coeur et je saisirai toutes les occasions pour vous prouver que je suis apprécier les hommes de génie et de coeur tels que vous. Je ne demande qu'une chose, c'est de pouvoir vous témoigner par des faits toute l'affection que vous m'avez inspirée [.]". - Der am Pariser Konservatorium ausgebildete David musste 1833 als Anhänger des Saint-Simonismus aus Frankreich fliehen und bereiste die Welt; 1835 kehrte er in seine Heimat zurück. "Erst 1844, mit der ersten Aufführung seiner sinfonischen Ode 'Le Désert', begann sein Ruhm. Auf einer Konzertreise nach Deutschland nahm er in Bonn an den Feierlichkeiten gelegentlich der Einweihung des Beethoven-Denkmals teil. In Frankfurt lernte er Mendelssohn kennen, in Berlin Meyerbeer" (MGG III, 48f.). - Am Gegenblatt kl. Randausriss von Siegelöffnung (keine Textberührung); Faltspuren und unbedeutende Braunflecken.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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