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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).

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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).

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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..

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        Circular, of the High Council. To the members of the Church of Jesus Christ op [sic] Latter Day Saints, and to all whom it may concern

      [1846], [Nauvoo] 1846 - Broadside [30.5 cm x 25 cm]. Fifty-two lines in three columns, within a decorative floral border and printed on cream paper. Near fine. Horizontal fold near the center This is the Mormon Church's official announcement that they intended to leave the Midwest and America, and make their home "in some good valley in the neighborhood of the Rocky Mountain." This announcement marks the beginning of the Mormon colonization of the west. This work also restates the Saints patriotism in the face of great injustices.According to Crawley: "By the end of 1845 the Mormons had familiarized themselves with the reports of Benjamin Bonneville, John C. Fremont, Charles Wilkes, and Landsford W. Hastings. During November and December the 'Times & Seasons' spoke of the Pacific coast as the destination of the Saints, California, Oregon or Vancouver. But uncertainty persisted as late as December 26, when Brigham Young wrote to Sam Brannan that 'we have not determined to what place we shall go.' Circular of the High Council shows that by mid-January the Great Basin was being focused upon, at least as a temporary location." Uncommon. Flake/Draper 1338. Crawley 296.

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        A History of British Fossil Mammals, and Birds.

      John van Voorst. 1846 - FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. Half title, folding table, woodcut illus., 4pp cata. (Dec. 1845) in smaller format. A bright clean copy. Uncut in orig. olive-green pebble-grained cloth; spine sl. faded with faint mark to lower edge. A near fine copy. Richard Owen, 1804-1892, was a renowned but controversial English Paleontologist who was compared favourably with the naturalists Georges Cuvier and Friedrich von Humboldt. In his role as Superintendent of the British Museum's Departments of Natural History, Owen was influential in campaigning for the establishment of a dedicated natural history museum, which was eventually opened in South Kensington in 1881. Fiercely ambitious and vicious in temperament, he was alienated from the scientific world, especially after his outspoken criticism of Charles Darwin?s theory of evolution. This volume was part of a uniform series of works on zoology published by Van Voorst in a large and attractive 8vo format. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Livre d'Heures d'Apres les Manuscrits de la Bibliotheque Royale

      Paris: Engelmann et Graf 1846. 184 pp. Bound in dark brown full morocco with elaborately gilt and blind-stamped fleur-de-lys pattern to front and back boards. Raised bands to spine. All edges blue with gilt gauffered fleur-de-lys pattern. Gilt dentelles and blue silk endpapers. Two metal clasps. An understated Gruel binding and signed at the foot of the spine. Every leaf is finely chromolithographed, some with full page illustrations. A lovely volume in Near Fine condition. . Near Fine. Full Morocco. 1846. 12mo..

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        Meine Reise nach Constantinopel im Jahre 1845.

      Frankfurt a.M.: J.D. Sauerländer\'s Verlag, 1846. 343 S., 2 farb. Tafeln (Eine Dame aus dem Harem; Der Obere der Derwische). Kl.-8°, Halbldr. m. goldgepr. Rückentitel, Lederecken. Maria Belli-Gontard, 1788 - 1883, aus einer begüterten Frankfurter Hugenottenfamilie stammend und seit 1810 Frau des Bankiers Peter Belli, reiste 1845 sozusagen aus einer Laune heraus allein von Regensburg aus die Donau hinauf über Wien, Pest usw. und über das Schwarze Meer nach Konstantinopel. Die Reise durch den Balkan und der Aufenthalt in Constantinopel werden ausführlich und lebendig beschrieben. Als begeisterte Autographen-Sammlerin erhält sie während ihrer Aufenthalte in Wien auf der Hin- und Rückreise einige Briefen von Mozart u. seiner Familie und von Haydn, die wörtlich zitiert werden. Im Anhang werden weitere Autographen aus dem Besitz der Verfasserin wiedergegeben, so von Catharina II., Beethoven, Chamisso, Wieland u.a. - Marmorpapier d. Einbandes berieben u. an einigen Stellen abgeschabt, hinten etw. fleckig. Lederecken bestoßen, unten aufgeplatzt, Rücken etw. berieben. Schön marmorierte Vorsätze. Mehrere Besitzereinträge von alter Hand auf fl. Vorsätzen vorne u. hinten. Papier durchgehend tlw. stark gebräunt u. stockfleckig, stellenweise wasserrandig, auf einigen Seiten alte Tintenspritzer. Die beiden Tafeln auf glattem Kunstdruckpapier im unbedruckten Bereich schwärzlich u. eine zusätzlich rötlich verfärbt, Abbildungen von leuchtendem Kolorit. Insgesamt doch ein hübsches Bändchen. A/O2 Versand D: 5,00 EUR Frauenreisen; Orient

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        La cucina sana, economica ed elegante secondo le stagioni di Francesco Chapusot già capo cuoco dell ambasciatore d Inghilterra. Inverno (Primavera, Estate, Autunno)

      dalla Tipografia Favale, Torino 1846 - Legatura coeva in mz. pelle con fregi a secco, fili e titolo impresso in oro al ds. Firma dell A. sulla seconda tav. dell Inverno. Lievi aloni e qualche pagina ingiallita. Nel complesso, ottimo esemplare. Edizione originale, rara. Vanossi, n. 145; Vicaire, 164; Westbury, 47. 8vo (cm. 22,3), quattro parti - ognuna con proprio frontis. - rilegate in un volume; XVI-142, XVI-157, XVI-96, XVI-175 pp. con complessive 16 tavv. litografiche f.t. (quattro in fine a ciascuna parte). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Ex Libris ALAI-ILAB/LILA member]
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        Ireland: Its Scenery, Character, &c

      London. Hall, Virtue, and Co. nd. [1846],. Hardcover. sm4to. 24.5cm, new edition, in three volumes, xii,436,[2]; viii,468 & viii,512, ads., engravedtitle-pages and 556 wood and steel engraved plates and illustrations,(including 49 steel engraved plates and 17 engraved maps), in theoriginal pebble grain green cloth, extra pictorial gilt and blinddecorations, some occasional light foxing but a fine set, scarce in thiscondition. (ids) The authors, who were Irish, travelled extensively inIreland. The book could stand alone as a great pictorial record of itsera but it is, as well, well known for its topographical description andsocial history. "A composite account of Ireland for which the informationwas gathered on five tours undertaken between 1825 and 1841." - (McVeagh, p71). The wood-engraved text illustrations are chiefly byFairholt, Harvey, Nicholl and Sargent. Illustrators include W.H.Bartlett, T. Creswick, J.H. Burgess, T.C. Croker,. .

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        Correspondence Explanatory of the Measures adopted by her majesty's Government for The Relief of Distress arising from the Failure of the Potato Crop in Ireland

      Her Majesty's Stationary Office - 1846. Disbound. 388pp.Folio disbound Copies of Hundreds of documents addressed to Trevelyan and others.The Famine in Ireland. . . . . Over 350,000 customers served online!

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        Stadtplan, "Plan der Königlichen Residenz Stadt Hannover .".

      - Lithographie v. F. Wunder in Hannover n. A. C. F. Sohnrey, dat. 1846, 44,2 x 57,5 Sehr interessanter Stadtplan von Hannover, der die wichtigen Gebäude der Stadt perspektivisch zeigt. Besonders hervorzuheben die Darstellung des Geländes um den neuen Bahnhof. Zunächst 1843 provisorisch eröffnet, erhielt Hannover ( Bauzeit 1845 - 1847) einen repräsentativen Bahnhof ( der 1. Durchgangsbahnhof Deutschlands ). Dieser ist am oberen Rand dargestellt. ( 6 x 36 cm.).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Titelblatt für ein Prunk-Album., Aquarell, Gouache und Feder auf Pergament.

      Um 1846. - Rechts unten in Gold signiert. Feinzeichnendes und farbenprächtiges Titelblatt eines Erinnerungsalbums mit teils goldfarbenen Ornamenten. Die mittig dargestellte Erleuchtungsszene eines Jünglings und alten Mannes mit Fackel wird von einem Band aus floralen Ornamenten und allegorischen Figuren umrahmt. Kretschmer war Schüler K.W. Kolbes an der Berliner Akademie und ging 1849 als Zeichner der Illustrierten Zeitung nach Leipzig. Er lieferte Zeichnungen für u.a. Brehms "Tierleben" und begleitete 1862 als Zeichner die Reise Herzogs Ernst von Sachsen-Coburg nach Ägypten. - Oppulente Darstellung von farbfrischer Erhaltung. Ränder mit winzigen Stockfleckchen. Sprache: Deutsch

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        THE COUNT OF MONTE-CRISTO.

      New York:: Burgess, Stringer Company,. 1846.. First U.S. edition. Two volumes, as issued, newly rebound in one volume. Being one of two editions published in America in 1846. The other was published in Boston; priority not established (though we believe this to be the first--see below). This famous tale of revenge and retribution, of which the publisher said "his African blood is warm, and in his pages we accordingly discover the glowings of a heart gushing with feeling....," was inspired by Dumas' own Haitian-born father, an enslaved black man. Both of the American editions are based on the Chapman & Hall London edition of the same year, which was also an unattributed translation with illustrations by M. Valentin. The London edition had 20 illustrations, while this U.S. edition has only 12, which is all that are called for [Rusty Mott of the bookselling firm Howard S. Mott, Inc., kindly pointed out to us an 1847 ad in Marguerite Blessington?'s MARMADUKE HERBERT for this book; the ad states, "The work is published in one large Volume, likewise in two Volumes:--in either form it is sold at One Dollar, accompanied by Twelve splendid engravings"]. The Boston edition (with the same text) was issued in four volumes in wraps by H. L. Williams. We believe this Burgess, Stringer edition may be the true U.S. first edition, as both the F. W. Reed bibliography of Dumas (London: Neuhuys, 1933) and the Douglas Munro's BIBLIOGRAPHY OF WORKS TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH TO 1910 (NY: Garland, 1978) list this edition as the first American and make no mention of the Williams edition. In fact, Reed indicates in his bibliography that an American reprint was issued in the same year as the Burgess, Stringer edition, "but with plates so badly printed as to be almost caricatures of the original." There are two sales records for the Boston edition (one at Goodspeed?'s in 1940, the other at Baltimore Book Auction in 1997). However there are NO AUCTION OR SALE RECORDS of this New York edition on either American Book Prices Current or Rare Book Hub. Two volumes, as issued, newly rebound in one volume. Three-quarter leather with raised bands and leather spine labels; with marble boards, new linen hinges, new endpapers, and new sewn headbands. Pages a little age-darkened and light foxing or staining, primarily to margins, throughout. Still good to very good. And, ACTUALLY RARE. .

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        Lichtenstein

      Bruce and Wyld, UK 1846 - New Edition 1846. Rare early translation. Bound in the original coth. Lichtenstein is a historical romance novel of 16th-century based Württemberg. Book is very good and quite bright. Boards lightly marked and soiled . Edges rubbed in places. Contents good with age toned pages. Rare set. More images can be taken upon request. Ref Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SCENES IN THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS, AND IN OREGON, CALIFORNIA, NEW MEXICO, TEXAS, AND THE GRAND PRAIRIES; OR NOTES BY THE WAY, DURING AN EXCURSION OF THREE YEARS...By a New Englander

      Philadelphia, 1846. Modern half calf and marbled boards, spine gilt, leather label. Small tear at one cross-fold of the map, with no loss. An occasional trace of foxing, stain on five leaves not affecting readability of text. Very good. With the bookplate of noted collector Kenneth Hill on the front pastedown. One of the most important overland narratives. Sage set out from Westport in the summer of 1841 with a fur caravan, later visiting New Mexico, witnessing the disaster of the Snively expedition, and joining the end of the 1843 Fremont expedition. He returned to Ohio in time to take a vigorous if futile role in the election of 1844, supporting Henry Clay. He wrote this book in 1845. The story of the publication of this work and its subsequent sale is told by LeRoy Hafen in the introduction to the most scholarly edition of Sage, issued in two volumes by the Arthur H. Clark Co. in 1956. According to Hafen, the publishers of the original edition felt the addition of a map would cost too much, and it was only at the author's insistence that a map was printed and sold with the book, at a higher rate. The map, based mainly on the 1845 Fremont map, is usually not found with the book. It is "one of the earliest to depict the finally-determined Oregon boundary...one of the earliest attempts to show on a map the evermore- heavily traveled emigrant road to California" (Wheat). It adds interesting notes on the country and locations of fur trading establishments. Sage was certainly one of the most literate and acute observers of the West in the period immediately before the events of 1846. First edition, second issue (with page numbers 77-88, 270-271, and 302 correctly placed in outer margin). Preceded by a limited issue of 100 copies in wrappers published without the map.

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         L'Orégon et les côtes de l'Océan Pacifique du Nord, aperçu géographique, statistique et politique, avec une carte du pays d'après les documens les plus récens. Paris, Librairie de Amyot (printed by Éd. Proux et Cie), 1846. 8vo. With a large folding map (40 x 52.5 cm) depicting what the United States called Oregon Country, dated 1846 and partly coloured in outline. Modern maroon half morocco. .

      Eberstadt 134:563; Howes F70; Sabin 24000; not in the Graff Collection. First and only separately published edition of a detailed account of the geography, history and especially diplomacy of the northwest American region that the United States called Oregon Country, written and published during the negotiations to divide the region between Great Britain and the United States. The British called it the Columbia District. The folding map shows the "ligne proposé par les Etats-Unis" at the 49th parallel, which was the final dividing line in the 1846 treaty except that the whole of Vancouver Island went to Great Britain. In 1848 the United States part officially became the Oregon territory and was later the States of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and parts of two others, while the British part became the southern part of what is now British Columbia in Canada. The map has some irregular folds and several tears, some repaired, but all are marginal. The book is otherwise in very good condition..

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        A Squatter A Visit to the Antipodes

      London: Smith, Elder, & Co, 1846. Octavo, lithograph frontispiece, vignettes on title and final page, some light foxing, old owner's inscription; a very good copy in the original blindstamped publisher's red cloth, upper cover with gilt embossed kangaroo, a little faded. First edition. Lloyd gives a short history of South Australia and attempts to analyse the economic crisis which existed at the time of his visit, and to assess future prospects for settlers. He was in Adelaide during Sturt's departure for Central Australia in 1844 and gives a colourful description of that event.The frontispiece is a marvellous depiction of "Poodna Williamy" or "William the Light-footed", a South Australian Aborigine, after the original sketch by Lloyd himself.

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        Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan. Volume I and II (in two volumes). With 78 engravings an 1 folded map.

      London John Murray 12th edition 1846 - Zwei rote Buchbinder-Maroquin-Halbledereinbände mit Lederecken, Buntpapierbezügen und Titel in Golddruck auf Rücken. Band I: Exlibris, 2 Buchhändler-Etiketten aus NY und handschriftliche Widmung auf Vorsatz, VIII, 424 Seiten mit 25 Tafeln, 1 gefalteten Karte und 7 Zeichnungen im Text. Band II: VII, 474 Seiten mit 43 Tafeln und 3 Zeichnungen im Text, 8°. Nice modern red half-leather binding from professional book binder with all engravings in clean conditions. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Almanach De Gotha, Annuaire Diplomatique et Statistique: 1846, 1851, 1853, 1854, 1862, 1863, 1868, and 1869

      Gotha: Justus Perthes. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. First Edition. Cloth. Original blindstamped cloth with titles in gilt on spine, all but 1846 with printed endpapers, in the publisher's dust-wrappers with printed paper spine labels; variously paginated. The later volumes are largely fine, but 1846 has both hinges cracked, being held on only by the cords; 1868 with a paper tear at the front pastedown. The jackets for 1846 and 1853 show dampstaining, the one for 1851 has an age-toned spine; 1846 has a detached front panel and is lacking a couple of it's french-fold flaps, 1851 with tears and light chiopping, 1863 and 1868 with larger chips, the rest with light chipping and some tears, but overall an attractive set. Interesting to note the changes in the jackets over the two decades we have here, as the color changed from dusky violet in the '40s and '50s to dark blue in the mid-'50s to a lighter blue in the later '60s. The publisher (thankfully) abandoned the french-fold-style jacket sometime after 1846 and before 1851. .

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        A ROUTE-BOOK, ADAPTED TO MITCHELL'S NATIONAL MAP OF THE AMERICAN REPUBLIC; COMPRISING TABLES OF THE PRINCIPAL RAIL-ROAD, STEAM-BOAT AND STAGE ROUTES, THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES

      Philadelphia, 1846. 16mo. Original blindstamped and gilt blue morocco, with original clasp. Morocco a bit rubbed and edgeworn. Map with two closed tears in left edge, where bound in, with no loss; small closed tear along Iowa-Missouri border, with no loss. The text is very clean. In very good condition, the map with brilliant contemporary color. Second edition, after the first of 1843, of this rare pocket map of North America, showing the United States west to Texas, Indian Territory, and Dakota Territory (i.e. 19° longitude west of Washington, D.C.). The map, J.H. Young's "Mitchell's National Map of the American Republic or the United States of North America," is revised and updated from the 1843 version, most notably by the addition of the newly created Territory of Iowa. The inset map of Texas is new to this 1846 edition, and dates from the first year of statehood, still showing Texas with its Republic boundaries. The Oregon inset is also new, and shows the Oregon border going north into Canada, i.e. before the 1846 treaty boundaries. There are also two population tables, and the text lists the major railroad, steamboat, and stage routes all the way west to Iowa, Wisconsin, and Missouri. The four insets are: "Map of the North-Eastern boundary of the United States According to the Treaty of 1842," "Map of the Southern part of Florida," "Map of Oregon Territory," and "Map of the State of Texas." These four insets take the place of the thirty-two small inset maps of cities and town from the 1843 version of the map. Rumsey lists only the wall map version of this 1846 map. OCLC locates eight copies of this important pocket map.

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        New Bedford and Fairhaven Signal Book

      Pacific coast, 1846. A few leaves a bit browned and thumbed, yet remarkably well preserved for an original item once aboard a whaler, binding entirely unsophisticated.. Small manuscript book measuring 135 x 95 mm, entirely illustrated throughout with a total of 97 leaves; original canvas with leather spine. A fascinating survival from the golden years of North American whaling - a watercolour booklet of some 97 leaves illustrating flags and ensigns, executed at sea in 1846 by a crewman aboard the whaler Hector while cruising off the Pacific coast of South America. The book is remarkable for its hand-painted map titled the "Standard of America": a young Stars and Stripes with only four stars. Another noteworthy addition is the ensign of the whaler Acushnet aboard which Hermann Melville sailed in 1841 (and famously deserted in 1842), an experience which did much to inspire Moby Dick.A detailed manuscript notation on the front endpaper reads "John Williams book on board the ship Hector... on the offshore ground-Lat. 05.23 S. Long. 100.26 W. June 14, 1846-30 months out 1100 bbls Sperm". Crewman John Williams evidently began this book of ensigns as a pastime, while cruising the line off the Galapagos Islands, copying many of the flag signals from Taber's New Bedford and Fairhaven Signal Book and another unknown sourcebook of international flags. The section detailing Massachusetts whaling signals is liberally annotated with ship names and details of agents, and has been divided into parts based on the constituent colours of the ensigns illustrated. Of additional interest is the inclusion of the flag of the Barbary pirates (or "Algerian Rover", as mariner Williams terms them), being a triangular red flag bearing a prominent deaths-head. Any relics of common seamen aboard American whalers of this period are desirable, and this hand-painted book is a wonderful example.

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        THE ILLUMINATED GEMS OF SACRED POETRY

      Philadelphia, 1846. Quarto. Original green cloth, blindstamped and beautifully decorated in a colored and gilt pictorial motif of angels and cherubs on both boards, expertly rebacked with original richly gilt backstrip laid down, a.e.g. Original cloth endpapers. Cloth binding worn at edges and corners. Upper quarter of second front free endpaper excised. A bit of spotting around three steel engraved plates, else internally clean. Very good. This copy bears the pencil ownership signature of Elizabeth C. Cornell, dated Jan. 1, 1847. A beautifully made chromolithographic gift book with elaborately decorated color capitals. The text is comprised of dozens of poems by contemporary writers and men of faith, as well as selections drawn from the Bible. Among the writers represented are Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Southey, Longfellow, Emerson, Walter Scott, William Cullen Bryant, Lord Byron, Victor Hugo, John Greenleaf Whittier, Bulwer Lytton, and many more. The chromolithographic work is by Thomas S. Sinclair, who "could be considered one of the major figures in the publication of American colorplate books" (McGrath). Not in Bennett.

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        Le Comte Monte Cristo, 1845 et 1846 , Deuxième Edition

      Bureaux du Journal Le Siècle 1846 Ce roman fut publié d'abord dans la presse (le Journal des Débats) en 1844 et 1845. Puis il paru dans le Journal Le Siècle du 28 Septembre 1845 au 1 Février 1846. Au fur et à mesure de ces parutions en feuilleton Il fut aussi imprimé simultanément en librairie en 12 tomes par Petion. Les volumes s'échelonnèrent de 1844 à 1845 . Cette édition originale française est impossible à trouver. Seule la BNF l? a mais elle est incomplète. Ce recueil de journaux Le Siècle publié en 1846 contient le comte de Monte Cristo (401 pages, 28 Septembre 1845 au 1 Février 1846), le chevalier de Maison rouge ( 112 pages en deuxième édition l? année de l? Edition Originale, françois Picaud (5 pages) , Georges ( 90 pages) et Fernande ( 175 pages). Reliure demi cuir d?époque avec un dos lisse orné de motifs et d? une pièce de titre gravés à l?or fin et des plats marbrés, intérieur en très bon état, format in folio, 783 pages.

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        A Congressional Manual; or, Outline of the Order of Business in the House of Representatives of the United States

      Philadelphia: Barrett & Jones 1846 - 18mo., full calf with intricate spine and cover designs lettered in gilt; edges gilt; slight ribbing to spine. Second edition, revised to include the presidency of John Taylor; approximately 450 pages plus index. Sabin 93958. A presentation copy, inscribed: "Hon. F. B. Streeter State Senator with the respects of J. B. Sutherland," on the front endpaper. Sutherland, a Democrat from Pennsylvania, served in the House from 1827 to 1837; the recipient, fellow Democrat Pennsylvanian Farris B. Streeter, served in the state senate for a term, then later embraced the Republican party. A gorgeous copy with a distinguished provenance. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        [BRIEF MEMOIR EXPLANATORY OF A NEW TRACE OF A FRONT OF FORTIFICATION IN PLACE OF THE PRESENT BASTIONED FRONT]

      [New Orleans, 1846. Cloth, spine expertly repaired. Minor foxing. Very good. An instructive work regarding American military fortifications in Florida during the latter years of the Seminole wars, most notable for the three large folding plates illustrating fort plans. The author, William Henry Chase, was a Florida militia commander who served in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for over forty years, designing and constructing forts near Pensacola, Key West, and New Orleans, among others. In this work he discusses fortifications around Fort Pickens in Pensacola, a fort he had designed and constructed, and whose surrender Chase would later demand at the onset of the Civil War, when he served as a major general in the Confederate Army. A rare work, with only seven copies in OCLC.

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        BRIEF MEMOIR EXPLANATORY OF A NEW TRACE OF A FRONT OF FORTIFICATION IN PLACE OF THE PRESENT BASTIONED FRONT].

      [New Orleans: Printed at the Office of the Jeffersonian, 1846]. - 11pp. plus three large folding plates. Cloth, spine expertly repaired. Minor foxing. Very good. An instructive work regarding American military fortifications in Florida during the latter years of the Seminole wars, most notable for the three large folding plates illustrating fort plans. The author, William Henry Chase was a Florida militia commander who served in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for over forty years, designing and constructing forts near Pensacola, Key West, and New Orleans, among others. In this work, he discusses fortifications around Fort Pickens in Pensacola, a fort he had designed and constructed, and whose surrender Chase would later demand at the onset of the Civil War, when Chase served as a major general in the Confederate Army. A rare work, with only seven copies in OCLC. JUMONVILLE 1433. OCLC 31885914.

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        PRAIRIEDOM: RAMBLES AND SCRAMBLES IN TEXAS OR NEW ESTRÉMADURA. BY A SUTHRON. WITH A MAP

      New York, 1846. Later three-quarter calf and marbled boards. Bookplate on front pastedown. Ink stamps on front and rear endpapers. Light foxing on early leaves. Overall very good. Second edition, after the first of the year before. An account of Page's travels, undertaken in the spring of 1839, from the Sabine via Nacogdoches, Houston and Bastrop to San Antonio, returning to Houston by way of Texana and Goliad. "[This account] brings back to us now in a charming fashion the Texas of 1839" - Streeter. Dr. Page was a graduate of Harvard Medical School. The engraved map, which shows eastern Texas only, is different from the map in the first edition, which shows Mexico, with an inset of Texas.

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        4 Briefe mit eigenh. Unterschrift „Johann mp.".

      Innsbruck, Marburg und Vorderaberg, 10.VIII.1838-18.X.1846 - 5 Doppelblätter 4to und gr.-4to, davon 14 Seiten beschrieben. Papier brüchig und mit Sporflecken, der Brief von 1846 mit starken Randschäden; einige Risse und Randverstärkungen. Inhaltsreiche Briefe an den bernischen Staatsmann und Historiker Johann Anton von Tillier (1792-1854), dem er jeweils für die Zusendung von historischen Werken aus dessen Feder sowie für Mitteilungen über die Entwicklung in der Schweiz dankt. Johann erweist sich dabei als wohlinformierter Kenner der schweizerischen Verhältnisse. Immer wieder gibt er seinem Kummer Ausdruck über die wachsenden Spannungen in der Schweiz, die im Sonderbundskrieg kulminieren sollten, vor welchem Johann mit Nachdruck warnt.Innsbruck 10.VIII.1838: „[ ] Die heutigen Wirren in der Schweiz werden, wie Ich hoffe, sich geben, dieselben sind nur vorübergehend, und dürfen Forschungen weder hindern noch entmuthigen. Ihre Mir über die von der Schweiz handelnden neuen Werke gegebenen Andeutungen werde Ich benützen, und die bezeichneten Bücher Mir beischaffen und lesen. Mehrere derselben waren Mir bekannt, von einigen andren sind es Mir wenigstens die Namen der Schriftsteller, so Zellweger’s, dessen Eltern und Großeltern Ich sehr gut gekannt. Von den erwähnten Werken kenne Ich z.B. Kopp’s Schrift;" – Joseph Eutich Kopp – „dessen Absicht ist allerdings löblich, aber die Sache hat auch eine Kehrseite. Es herrschen bei den Völkern allenthalben Sagen, Ueberlieferungen, besonders ist dies der Fall im Hochgebirge – Ich selbst kenne mehrere – diese lassen sich freilich nicht beweisen, und können eine scharfe Kritik nicht aushalten. Wenn aber auch durch ihren Fall die Geschichte nichts verliert, so ist es ganz etwas anders rücksichtlich des Volkes; fällt die Sache, so haben die Denkmäler keinen Werth mehr; fällt Tell’s Geschichte so ist der Brunnen in Altorf und der Platz wo der Meisterschuß geschah, Kapelle auf der Platte, jene in Küßnacht und das Haus in Bürglen nichts mehr – was hat dann Uri noch für Erinnerungen? Und werden nicht mehrere Sagen in der Schweiz welche im Volke leben, an welche dasselbe hänget, gleiches Schicksal haben? Allerdings bleiben die Thaten Arnold Winkelrieds, die der Männer bei St. Jakob, und noch viele der Schweizer Geschichten herrliche Erinnerungen, aber die andern Erinnerungen sind einmal da, Ich möchte sie nicht berühren, das Volk hängt einmal daran [ ]"Marburg 3.XI.1840: „[ ] Aus dem unerwartet friedlichen Ausgange der [ ] Krise in Wallis geht zur Genüghe hervor wie bald sich die Gemüther eines – wenn auch zuweilen durch Verschiedenheit der Ansichten und Interessen gespalteten, doch biederen und von Vaterlandsliebe beseelten Volkes – versöhnen [ ] Zu wünschen wäre es sehr, daß bald in der ganzen Schweiz eine aufrichtige Versöhnung der verschiedenen Parteien geschähe; ohne offenes Entgegenkommen von den Männern der verschiedensten Meinungen kann dieselbe nicht statt finden. Sollte vielleicht die jetzige bedenkliche Aufregung in der europäischen Politik für die Schweiz die leicht mögliche Folge haben die Gemüther durch Anregung der Vaterlandsliebe einander näher zu bringen und zu versöhnen, so dürfte dieselbe als für das Land sehr wohlthätig betrachtet werden [ ]".Vorderaberg 18.X.1846: „[ ] Den Verhandlungen der Tagsatzung habe ich mit großer Aufmerksamkeit gefolget. Ich klage keine Parthei an, und vertheidige keine, allein die Quelle alles Uebeln liegt in Ersten begangenen Unrechte und im schroffen Beharren auf demselben von der Einen Parthei, und von der anderen auf sture Forderungen die kaum zu erfüllen sind. Es gehet da wie im gewöhnlichen Leben, Eintracht kann nur auf Gerechtigkeit beruhen, ist diese nicht vorhanden so ist jene zerstöret [ ]"

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        3 farbige Orig.-Federzeichnungen mit architektonischen Entwürfen.

      Wien 1846. - Jeweils ca. 49 x 70 cm. Vgl. Czeike IV, 707.- Die drei Entwürfe (mit Maßstabsangabe) stammen vom Assistenten Ringhoffers mit Namen Ed. Kurth und von diesem rechts unten eh. signiert. Im linken Rand der eh. Vermerk Ringhoffers: "Vidi Ringhoffer Architekt 846". Die Entwürfe zeigen: 1) Die "Kettenbrücke nächst dem Razumowskischen Pallaste in Wien". Dargestellt ist eine Ansicht, ein Grundriß sowie verschiedene Details der Konstruktion wie "Längsschnitt des gusseisernen Sattels, worüber die Ketten liegen, die in dem Pfeiler eingemauert sind", ferner eine Ansicht, eine Durchsicht sowie ein Grundriß des Sattels. Die ehemalige "Sophienbrücke" wurde als 1. Kettenbrücke Wiens nach Plänen von Johann von Kudriaffsky errichtet "und am 4. 10. 1825, nur für Fußgeher und Reiter bestimmt, eröffnet u. zu Ehren der Ehzin. Sophie" (Czeike) benannt. 1871/72 wurde die Sophienbrücke im Zuge der Vorbereitung zur Weltausstellung durch eine massive Fahrkettenbrücke ersetzt und Rotundenbrücke benannt. 2) "Entwurf zu einer öffentlichen Bade- und Cur-Anstalt" (2 Blätter). Das eine Blatt zeigt den Grundriß des großzügigen Entwurfs mit Gartenanlagen und detaillierten Angaben zu den einzelnen Gebäuden mit ihren verschiedenen, jeweils nach Geschlechtern getrennten Bädern (darunter "Sommer- und Winterschwimmschule", "Vollbäder", "Wannenbäder", "Kräuterbäder", Schwitzbäder") ferner die Gebäude der Verwaltung, des Portiers sowie des Gärtners. Das zweite Blatt zeigt das Hauptgebäude der Badeanstalt im Profil sowie seine Fassade.- Kleine Randeinrisse hinterlegt.- Emanuel von Ringhoffer (geb. am 25. Dezember 1823 in Prag; gest. am 1. Dezember 1903 in Wien) war Techniker und Architekt, Professor der Hochbaukunde und Rektor des kaiserlich-königlichen Polytechnischen Landesinstituts ( heute Tschechische Technische Universität Prag) in Prag. Er besuchte in Wien das k.k. Polytechnikum und die Akademie der bildenden Künste und wurde nach Studienaufenthalten in England, Belgien und Frankreich 1851 ordentlicher Professor der Bauwissenschaften in Brünn. Am 10. April 1900 wurde Emanuel Ringhoffer von Kaiser Franz Joseph I. geadelt und in den erblichen Ritterstand erhoben. Graphik, Österreich - WIEN [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

      London: Edward Moxon, 1846. Seven octavo volumes, full polished calf gilt, raised bands, red and green spine labels, marbled edges and endpapers. Portrait frontispiece to Volume I; Volumes I, II and V expertly rebacked with the original spines laid down. Lightest rubbing and toning to bindings. Beautiful set of Wordsworth's poems, warmly inscribed in Volume I. The collection is organized thematically, and includes "Tintern Abbey," "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud," "The World Is Too Much With Us," and "Ode: Intimations of Immortality": "What though the radiance which was once so bright / Be now forever taken from my sight, / Though nothing can bring back the hour / Of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower; / We will grieve not, rather find / Strength in what remains behind." Wordsworth has inscribed the first volume: "To Louisa Susan Ricarda Fenwick from her affectionate Friend William Wordsworth, Bath, March 23rd 1847." Louisa's aunt, Isabella Fenwick, was one of Wordsworth's most cherished friends: she is best remembered today for her efforts, in 1843, to record Wordsworth's observations on his most famous poems. The 180-page manuscript known as the Fenwick Notes, now housed in the Wordsworth Library at Grasmere, remains a crucial source for scholars of English Romanticism. Isabella's niece Louisa Fenwick was a close member of Wordsworth's circle as well; Wordsworth stayed in Bath with Isabella and Louisa for six weeks in the spring of 1847, when he inscribed this set to his young hostess. A near-fine set with a compelling literary association, handsomely bound by Hayday.

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        Now Exhibiting at the Hall. The Skeleton of this Gigantic Animal was Discovered in the Month of August last on the Farm of Mr. Nathaniel Brewster, in the Town of Newburgh, Orange Co. N.Y. ¿

      [United States] 1846 - Large broadside. Minor offset toning. A well-preserved example. Rare, boldly printed broadside announcing the early exhibition of one of the most famous discoveries in the history of American paleontology, that of the ¿Warren Mastodon,¿ excavated in 1845 from a peat bog near Newburgh, New York, and since 1906 on display at the Museum of Natural History. The animal, which perished some 11,000 years ago, was an immediate sensation owing to its bones¿ near complete state of preservation and its status as the largest extinct species yet discovered in America (the first American dinosaur, a Hadrosaurus, was identified in Haddonfield, New Jersey, in 1858). Found on the farm of Nathaniel Brewster, the mastodon skeleton toured New England until it came to the attention of the surgeon Dr. John Collins Warren, who quickly purchased the beast, wrote a monograph about it (The Mastodon Giganteus of North America, Boston, John Wilson, 1852) and housed it in a small Boston Museum where it remained until it entered the Museum of Natural History. Today ¿the discovery of the mastodon skeleton, and Warren¿s serious treatment of it, mark the beginning of vertebrate paleontology in this country¿ (Expedition [AMNH gallery guide], p. 46). The broadside¿s exaggerated language and eye-catching typography are typical of printed advertising for mid-nineteenth-century spectacles. That it describes the exhibition generically as taking place ¿at the Hall¿ and that no firm admission price was printed suggest that the poster was designed for a traveling show of the sort where Dr. Warren first encountered the specimen. OCLC locates copies at the Library of Congress, Indiana University, the American Philosophical Society, and the American Antiquarian Society.

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        ULTIMAS COMUNICACIONES ENTRE EL GOBIERNO MEXICANO Y EL ENVIADO ESTRAORDINARIO Y MINISTRO PLENIPOTENCIARIO NOMBRADO POR EL DE LOS ESTADOS-UNIDOS, SOBRE LA CUESTION DE TEJAS, Y ADMISION DE DICHO AGENTE

      Mexico, 1846. Tall octavo. Original printed yellow wrappers. Front wrapper detached but present. Wrappers a bit soiled, chipped at edges. Very light age-toning to text. About very good. This pamphlet discusses the Slidell mission to Mexico and its attempt to improve the situation between Mexico and the United States, especially as relates to Texas. The Eberstadts describe this as a basic document of the Mexican-American War, as it "was the final effort in the negotiation to preserve peace, after which war became inevitable." Indeed, herein it is stated: "The Mexican nation does not recognize the American flag on Texas soil...and shall never permit new territorial advances by the United States....

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        Phycologia Britannica: or a history of British Sea-Weeds, containing coloured figures, generic and specific characters, synonymes, and descriptions of all the species of Algae inhabiting the shores of the British Islands.

      - London, Reeve and Benham, 1846-1851. 4 volumes. Royal-8vo (235 x 145mm). With 360 hand-coloured plates (some double-page). Later green half morocco, spines with gilt lines and lettering, gilt edges. Second issue of the first edition. William Henry Harvey (1811-1866) was an Irish botanist and professor of botany in Dublin. The present work is a classic on the Algae of Britain and the plates belong to the best made on this subject. "This was W.H. Harvey's magnificent crowning work on the seaweeds, 'Phycologia Britannica' . A pioneering example of collaborative investigation by a network of collectors, many of them women, scattered around the coasts of Britain and Ireland. to become the standard work of reference on the subject for at least a generation" (D.E. Allen. Books and Naturalists pp. 211-2).Nissen BBI, 806. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The City of Dublin Being No 1 of a Series of Views of the Principal Capitals in Europe Printed Gratisto the Subscribers to the Illustrated London News [Bird's-eye view byC Smythe]

      London. Illustrated London News. 1846.. Image size: 36x103cm; overall 41x 108cm (16"x 42.5"), with titles in the border aboveand below, folds, one closed clean tear about 3" long at the top of onefolding (invisible), very good to fine, hand coloured, rare. () Includesthe leaf (2pages) announcing this view from "Supplement to theIllustrated London News" A Brief Historical Memoir of The City ofDublin. with an illustration and a Key to the Panorama of Dublin". Ofthese City Views by the Illustrated London News, this is the scarcest.An exhilarating balloon view of the whole city of Dublin looking north.The large size makes for a superbly detailed image with innumerablestreets, buildings and identifiable landmarks. .

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        Gesamtansicht aus der halben Vogelschau ('Perspective Générale De La Ville d'Orléans et de ses Environs, prise de l'Quest').

      - getönte Lithographie v. Charles Francois Pensée b. Lemercier in Paris, dat. 1846, 73 x 99 Thieme-Becker, Bd. XXVI, S. 387. - Ch.F. Pensée (1799 - 1871) war Museumskonservator in Orléans und gleichzeitig Maler, Zeichner und Lithograph. - Großformatige Gesamtansicht der Stadt. - Links unten Titelkartusche mit der Jungfrau von Orléans. - Unter der Ansicht Erklärungen aller Gebäude sowie alle Straßennamen. - Das Blatt mit einigen kleinen restaurierten Stellen. - Prachtvolle Ansicht in dieser Größe extrem schwierig zu finden! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        SANCTI EUSEBII HIERONYMI STRIDONENSIS PRESBYTERI OPERA OMNIA, IX VOLUMES (PATROLOGIAE CURSUS COMPLETUS, SERIES PRIMA, TOM. XXII-XXX)

      J.-P. Migne 1846 - RO40260259: 9 volumes d'env. 1000-1500 pages chacun. Texte en latin sur 2 colonnes, chacune étant paginée. Auteur, titre, tomaison, fleurons, roulettes et filets dorés sur les dos. Etiquettes de code sur les couvertures. Quelques tampons de bibliothèque (et ex-libris). Patrologiae Cursus Completus Sive Bibliotheca Universalis, Integra, Uniformis, Commoda, Oeconomica, Omnium SS. Patrum, Doctorum Scriptorumque Ecclesiasticorum. Qui ab Aevo Apostolico ad Usque Innocentii III Tempora Floruerunt. Accurante J.-P. MIGNE. Studio et labore Vallarsii et Maffaei Veronae Presb. Editio Paris. Novissima. In-4 Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos à nerfs. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 470-Langues italiques. Latin [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MITCHELL'S NATIONAL MAP OF THE AMERICAN REPUBLIC OR UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA. TOGETHER WITH MAPS OF THE VICINITIES OF THIRTY-TWO OF THE PRINCIPAL CITIES AND TOWNS IN THE UNION

      Philadelphia, 1846. Expertly repaired, backed with modern linen, trimmed in blue cloth, on contemporary rollers. Some creasing and soiling, but overall in very good condition. The fourth edition of an important wall map of the United States, following editions of 1843, 1844, and 1845. Along with thirty-two small maps of individual American cities, there are two important additional inset maps which first appear in this 1846 version: "Map of Oregon Territory" (shown going up into Canada, beyond its limits of the Treaty of 1846), and "Map of the State of Texas." Both insets are included for the first time in this edition and, published at the start of the Mexican War, they show important regions that would be significantly redrawn with the course of events. Another two additional inset maps: "Map of the North-Eastern boundary of the United States According to the Treaty of 1842" showing the Maine-Canada boundary, and "Map of the Southern part of Florida," are carried over from earlier versions of the map. There are also two population tables. As with all of Mitchell's early maps of the United States, the main map extends no further west than the 95th meridian (eastern Texas). Due to the tremendous territorial growth west of the 95th meridian brought about by the Mexican War (1846-48), the map was discontinued after 1850. The map, engraved by J.H. Brightly, also appeared at least once (1843) in a pocket map format, with the thirty-two town plans on a separate sheet. Not in Phillips MAPS. An important American map, showing the country anticipating the expansion achieved by the Mexican War.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O., 14. III. 1846. - 2 SS. auf Doppelblatt mit gepr. Schmuckbordüre. Kl.-12mo. Brief des vierzehnjährigen Kronprinzen an seinen Jugendfreund Glassow, geschrieben "Sonnabendfrüh": "Ich habe den Gedanken gefasst daß wir zuweilen Abends zusammenkommen um etwas hübsches zu lesen. Doch überlasse ich es dir gänzlich ob du kommst oder nicht; im Fall du aber kommst, so bring bitte irgend ein Buch mit das dir gefällt, damit wir einige Auswahl haben. Bornemann und Banier habe ich auch eingeladen. Kommst du, so komm bitte um 7 Uhr. Dein treuer Freund / Friedrich Wilhelm / sonst Fritze für gewöhnlich". - Als Friedrich Wilhelm 1888 durch den Tod seines Vaters als Friedrich III. deutscher Kaiser und König von Preußen wurde, war er bereits schwer erkrankt. Er starb nach nur dreimonatiger Regentschaft im Jahr der Thronbesteigung ("99-Tage-Kaiser"); die Thronbesteigung seines Sohnes Wilhelm II. (1888-1918) machte das Jahr 1888 zum "Dreikaiserjahr".

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        Zwei russische Kosakenoffiziere beim Kartenspiel, um 1815. Aquarell auf Papier

      - Wilhelm STEINHAUSEN (1846 Sorau-Frankfurt 1924), Landschaft bei Beetz, 1894 -- Technik: -- Bleistift auf Papier, unten rechts monogrammiert, bezeichnet und datiert: "WSt. Beetz 11" Ok. 94. ". -- Maße: -- 24,8 x 45,2 cm -- Zustand: -- Insgesamt guter Zustand, Papier minimal wellig und ganz leicht gebräunt, professionell restaurierter Einriss am oberen linken Rand (ca. 3 cm). So gut wie nicht sichtbar. -- Beschreibung: -- Zu Beginn seiner künstlerischen Karriere widmete sich Wilhelm Steinhausen fast ausschließlich religiösen Themen. Die Landschafthat er erst Ende der 1870er Jahre während seines Aufenthalts auf Rügen als Bildthema für sich entdeckt. Es waren zunächstkleinformatige Arbeiten, ab Mitte der 80er Jahre wurde das Format größer, auch die Anzahl der Arbeiten stieg. Am Ende waren esetwa 600 Landschaftsbilder, die der Künstler hinterließ. Während seiner zahlreichen Reisen und Wanderungen schuf er Studien in Bleistift oder Aquarell, die ihm später als Vorlage fürGemälde dienten. 1894 besuchte er den Ort Beetz bei Kremmen in der Nähe von Berlin. Betrachtet man seine Landschaften derspäteren Schaffensphase, die dank des weichen Farbauftrags und des frischen Kolorits flächig, fast impressionistisch wirken, verstehtman seine Faszination für die Moorlandschaft bei Beetz sofort. Es ist eine Landschaft ohne feste Konturen, eine endlose Weite biszum Horizont, kein Gegenstand über Kniehöhe stört den Blick in die Ferne. Ein Hirte sitzt am Rande eines schmalen Weges, einsam,in Begleitung weniger Schafe. Die Künstler des 19. Jahrhunderts haben das Moor als Seelenspiegel der Melancholie entdeckt. Derreligiöse Künstler Steinhausen sah darin hauptsächlich das Bildnis des Göttlichen. --

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        Address of the Committee. Held at Faneuil Hall, September 24, 1846

      1846 - (ADAMS, John Quincy; EMERSON, Ralph Waldo). Address of the Committee Appointed by a Public Meeting, Held at Faneuil Hall, September 24, 1846, For the Purpose of Considering the Recent Case of Kidnapping from our Soil, And of Taking Measures to Prevent the Recurrence of Similar Outrages. Boston: White & Potter, 1846. Slim octavo, disbound; pp. 42. $650.First edition of this record of a turning point in Massachusetts abolitionist history as Bostonians crowded into Faneuil Hall in 1846 to protest the capture of a fugitive slave on Boston’s streets, with a speech by President John Quincy Adams, correspondence from Emerson, and listing white abolitionists Theodore Parker and Wendell Phillips, and black abolitionist William Nell as members of a Vigilance Committee.John Quincy Adams, America's sixth president, is also famed for his success in the 1839 Amistad case and his role as "the conscience of the U.S. Congress" (Finkelman, 328). On September 24, 1846 Adams, despite his age and poor health, stood before Boston's leading citizens to chair what became "arguably one of the most heated gatherings within Faneuil Hall… Many Bostonians were upset with a recent incident that they equated to kidnapping: a slave named Joe, in an attempt to escape bondage, had jumped from a ship in Boston harbor and swum to shore but was recaptured and returned south. Feeling that slavery had crept into Boston at the very moment of Joe's recapture, many Bostonians decided that the institution could no longer be tolerated" (Encyclopedia of African American History, 1). Address of the Committee is a record of that momentous day, in which "a series of resolutions were adopted, a vigilance committee was established, and an indignant address was drafted" (Morris, Free Men All, 116). The committee included major abolitionists such as Theodore Parker, Wendell Phillips, Samuel Howe, black abolitionist William C. Nell, and Charles Sumner. It quickly came to act "as a committee of the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society. It paid boatmen to move slaves to Canada, defrayed the cost of slaves staying in homes on the way north, and paid for medical expenses and clothing " (Cumbler, From Abolition to Rights, 71).Thoreau, who spent his famous night in jail that July, "was undoubtedly affected three months later by the fate of a fugitive slave who had managed to reach Boston after stowing away… These new social and moral concerns would eventually find expression in what is undoubtedly Thoreau's most famous protest essay, Resistance to Civil Government, more popularly known as Civil Disobedience" (Myerson, Cambridge Companion, 201). In addition to the speeches of Quincy Adams, Sumner, Howe and others, this also features correspondence from Ralph Waldo Emerson, Gerrit Smith and William Seward. American Imprints 46-958. Work, 333. Dumond, 29. A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Allgemeine Realencyclopädie oder Conversationslexicon für. EA 1846

      Verlag von Georg Joseph Manz 1846-1850, Regensburg - Allgemeine Realencyclopädie oder Conversationslexicon für das katholische Deutschland (Manz'sche Enzyklopädie). Bearbeitet von einem Vereine katholischer Gelehrten & herausgegeben von Dr. Wilhelm Binder. 12 Bände, Grundwerk in 10 Bänden A-Z & beide Supplementbände (A-R & S-Z) - komplette Erstausgabe des 'katholischen Brockhaus'. Format 23,5 x 15,5 cm. Jeder Band des Grundwerkes mit gest. Frontispiz einer katholischen Persönlichkeit. Hier in homogenen & sehr gut erhaltenen Halbledereinbänden der Zeit mit Goldprägungen. Deckel in mehrfarbiger Marmorierung & mit Lederecken abgesetzt sowie dreiseitig blau marmorierter Buchschnitt. Wie auch den 12 Originalbildern zu entnehmen, sind der Blauschnitt & die Deckel wunderschön erhalten. Die Rücken & Deckel tragen so gut wie keine Abriebspuren. Die Rückenkanten sind ohne den häufig anzutreffenden Fehlstellen oder Beschädigungen. Kanten und Ecken berieben bzw. bestoßen. Die Rücken haben im unteren Beich an den Seitenkanten je zwei Schnitte, sie sind nur oberflächlich / nicht tief (offenbar wurde hier mit einem Messer ein früheres Etikett entfernt). Auch innen sind die Bücher noch beeindruckend. Keine fehlenden oder losen Seiten oder unangenehmer Geruch. Seiten noch hell; nur gelegentlich gibt es leichte Bräunung, keine Unterstreichungen, auf den vorderen & hinteren Seiten etwas Fleckigkeit. Buchblock noch fest, nur bei drei Bänden beginnt er sich etwas zu lösen. Die Vorsätze tragen ein handschriftliches Zeichen, ein Stempel auf dem Titelblatt ist geschwärzt. In dieser schönen Erhaltung & mit beiden Supplementen heute nicht mehr allzu häufig erhältlich. 22500 Gramm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        P. Ovidii Nasonis Fastorvm lib. VI. : Tristvm libri V. De Ponto lib. III. item, Claudii Ptolemaei in inerrantium Stellarum significationes, per Nicololaum Leonicum e Græco translatæ. XII Romanorum menses, in ueteribus monimentis Romae reperti.. Sex Priorum mensium digestio, ex sex Ouidij Fastorum libris exerpta; Adiecimus quoque in Fastorum libros Scholia Philippi Melnachthonis.

      Basiliae per Henrichum Petri, [Basel, H. Petri], 1560. Sechs Teile in einem Band (dekorative Holzschnitt-Titelumrahmung) 465 S. [lxiii] Kl.-8° Halbleinenband des 19. Jahrhunderts mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Schweiger II, 654 (wohl zweite Auflage der Ausgabe 1551) Seltene Ausgabe der Fasti, Tristia und Epistulae ex Ponto des römischen Dichter Ovid hier erweitert um Schriften von Ptolomäus und den Fasten Kommentar Melanchthons. Die ersten und letzten Blätter etwas stramm eingebunden und leicht beschädigt, sonst gut erhalten- Versand D: 2,00 EUR

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        Répertoire général d'Economie politique ancienne et moderne.

      P.H. Noordendorp, Paris, Guillaumin 1846-1848, La Haye - 6 volumes grand in-8 à deux colonnes de (14)-VIII-696 pp. ; (6)-697 pp. ; (4)-IV-760 pp. ; (8)-755-(4) pp. ; (8)-761 pp. ; (6)-775 pp. VIII pp., demi-veau bleu, dos lisse orné (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale et seule publiée - suivie du Supplément au tome VI. Encylopédie d'économie politique publiée sous la direction de Pierre-Alexandre Sandelin qui rassemble pour la première fois un vaste éventail d'articles théoriques, historiques, biographiques et bibliographiques extraits des travaux de Turgot, Smith, Say, Sismondi, Ricardo, Malthus, Rossi, Rau, Storch, Blanqui etc. Pierre Alexandre Sandelin (1777-1857) fut le président du tribunal de première instance à Bruges de 1817 à 1830 et membre de la seconde chambre 1829-1830. Quelques pâles rousseurs, dos légèrement passés mais très bon exemplaire. De la bibliothèque du château de Dampierre avec l'ex-libris armorié des Ducs de Luynes. Goldsmiths 36770 ; Einaudi 4977 ; Coquelin & Guillaumin, II, 588. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Documents Relating to a Act of Buggery Between a Man and a Horse

      1846. "Diabolical and Against the Order of Nature" [Manuscript]. [Buggery]. [Virginia]. [Documents Relating to a Act of Buggery Between a Man and a Horse]. [Culpepper County, VA, 1846, 1848, 1849]. Bifolium bench warrant, 12-1/2" x 7-1/2,", dated October, 28, 1846, docketed on verso of second leaf, two writs of capias, 8" x 6" dated September 14, 1848 and March 13, 1849, both docketed on versos. Three items in all. Light browning, minor dampstaining and some edgewear, horizontal fold lines, a few with minor tears. Content in neat hand. * These documents relate to the indictment and attempted arrest of Joseph Hackley for the "feloniously, wickedly diabolical and against the order of nature, detestable and abominable crime of Buggery" with a "black mare." The bench warrant is signed by Judge Richard H. Field and countersigned "Wm M. Huffman." The verso is docketed 4 times by 3 different people. The docket notations show a committed judge and a clever felon. The first orders his arrest. The second notation reads: "I cannot execute this Warrant the party Joseph having left this County." The third and fourth notations show the warrant was reissued on June 5th and October 23rd, 1848. Annotations to the writs of capias, issued to the sheriff of Culpepper County on September 14, 1848 and March 13, 1849, show that Hackley was never located.

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        ROUTE ACROSS THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS, WITH A DESCRIPTION OF OREGON AND CALIFORNIA; THEIR GEOGRAPHICAL FEATURES, THEIR RESOURCES, SOIL, CLIMATE, PRODUCTIONS

      Lafayette, In., 1846. 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.

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