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        Korfu, Küstenlandschaft mit einem Teil der Stadt links und dem Kastell rechts, imVordergrund Boote und Fischer.

      . Aquarell, mit schwarzer Tuschlinie umrandet, auf Velin.10,7:17,4 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.

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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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        Moore's Irish Melodies

      London: Longmans, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1846. First Edition. With borders and illustrations after Daniel Maclise on every page engraved by F.P. Becker, marked PROOF. iv, 280 pp. 1 vols. Tall 8vo. Bound in full green morocco, with full red morocco doublures,with central gilrt lozenge, a.e.g., by Bickers. Very fine, one chip to ffep. Proof Copy The First edition of Moore's work, and one that his friend artist Daniel Maclise endeavored to make a truly fine production, inventing decorative borders for all pages in addition to his many illustrations. More was very pleased with the results and spoke of an "Irish Pencil" having lent its aid to an "Irish Pen." By his treatment of illustrations and text as a unit, and the elaboration of detail, Maclise introduced into England the effects achieved by the German illustrators of the 1830s and early 1840s. Widely acknowledged to be Maclise's best book.

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        Prospero befreit Ariel. Illustrationsentwurf zu Shakespeares Drama "Der Sturm".

      . Feder in Braun, über Bleistift, 1846, auf Bütten mit Wasserzeichen: HAS; verso mit der Signatur der Stiefmutter des Malers (seit 1834), Henriette Feuerbach (1812-1892). 28,5:48 cm. - Mit wenigen, sorgfältig restaurierten kleinen Randläsuren sowie insgesamt nicht ganz frisch. Provenienz: Hofschuhmacher Friedrich Lüder, Karlsruhe; Slg. Fürst von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. Literatur: J. Allgeyer, Anselm Feuerbach. 2. Aufl. 2 Bde. Berlin/Stuttgart 1904, S. 513, Nr. 46; Ausst. Katalog: Anselm Feuerbach. Gemälde und Zeichnungen. Karlsruhe, 1976, S. 21.. Während seiner Düsseldorfer Studienzeit entdeckte Feuerbach für sich die Shakespeare'schen Werke. Während seines Sommeraufenthaltes 1846 in Freiburg entstanden zehn Zeichnungen zu Shakespeares "Sturm". Die vorliegende Zeichnung galt lange als verschollen, selbst Feuerbachs Biograph J. Allgeyer, der sie in seiner Monographie einer falschen Szene im Drama zuordnete, war ihr Verbleib unbekannt. Die weiteren 9 Illustrationen dieser Folge befanden sich zuerst in der Sammlung Ehlers und kamen nach deren Verkauf in das Kupferstichkabinett in Dresden, wo sie durch Kriegseinwirkungen verloren gingen. Eine dieser Zeichnungen trug verso den eigenhändigen Vermerk des Künstlers, daß er die zehnte Arbeit dem Hofschuhmachermeister Lüder in Karlsruhe geschenkt habe.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Histoire de la Louisiane

      Magne et Weisse 1846-1847, Nouvelle-Orléans - 2 tomes en un fort volume in-8 (en fait petit in-4 d'environ 16*24 cm), demi chagrin rouge, dos à faux nerfs, [2] ff., xi-377, vii-427 pp. Edition originale rare. Reliure moderne. Des rousseurs et des feuillets brunis. . (Catégories : Louisiane Etats-Unis Amérique du Nord ) 1310 g [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Christophe Hüe - Livres anciens]
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        "A hand-book for mapping, engineering, and architectural drawing, in which maps of all descriptions are analyzed, and their several uses fully explained. Illustrated with forty-three large plates and thirty-nine woodcuts"

      London: published for the author by John Weale. 1846. "First edition, 4to, pp. [12], viii, 69, [9], 2, [2]; folding map and zinc- ed title page inserted before the printed title, tipped-in errata slip, tipped in note at p. iii, 42 plates (15 folding, 7 with partial hand- coloring, 1 with tissue overlay); original red straight-grain morocco- backed marbled boards, printed paper label on upper cover, gilt lettered direct on gilt-paneled spine; very slightly rubbed, but generally fine and sound."

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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        South Australia and its mines, with an historical sketch of the colony, under its several administrations, to the period of Captain Grey's departure

      London: T. and W. Boone 1846 - 8vo. [ii], x, 361pp, with two leaves of publisher's advertisements bound in at beginning, four at end and one tipped in following page x, frontis with guard, 4 further plates, text illustrations and tables, engraved map, multi-folding part-coloured map in front pocket. Original blind-stamped brown grained-cloth gilt, yellow endpapers, uncut. Scattered light staining to cloth including ‘ring’ to front board. From the Gladstone library at Fasque with bookplate. Ferguson 4267, Abbey Travel 578, Goldsmiths 36439, Kress C.6827. With the 8pp Boone’s catalogue at rear (as in Ferguson). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Turton]
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        Holy Land, Syria, Idemea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia

      1846 - ROBERTS, David.The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt, & Nubia WITH: Egypt & Nubia London: F.G. Moon, 1846-49.Six volumes uniformly bound in four.First edition of one of the greatest lithographic works ever printed, complete with 250 beautiful tinted lithographic plates. Six large folio volumes bound in four, in fine contemporary morocco-gilt.Roberts was already a respected and famous scenic painter and member of the Royal Academy when he began his 11-month journey, 1838-39, through the Holy Land. He departed for Alexandria in August 1838, and spent the rest of the year in Cairo. In February 1839, he set out for the Holy Land, stopping on the way at Suez, Mount Sinai, and Petra. He then visited Gaza and Jerusalem and spent the remaining months of his journey visiting biblical sites. Roberts had permission to enter whichever sacred mosque or monument he desired, a testament to the esteem in which he was held. He produced a wealth of exquisite drawings, later beautifully lithographed by Louis Haghe, the finest 19th-century lithographer. "Roberts’ Holy Land has a world-wide reputation; nothing of a similar character has ever been produced that can bear a comparison with it For centuries Jerusalem had been sketched, painted, photographed and yet when people envision Jerusalem, very often what they envision is Jerusalem painted by David Roberts" (Ran, Facsimile of Roberts’ Holy Land). Roberts’ magnificent plates are justly famous for their vivid rendering of temples, land- and cityscapes, and other sights throughout the Holy Land and Egypt.Abbey Travel 272, 385. Tooley 401; 402.Some plates foxed as usual. Only light wear to beautiful contemporary morocco-gilt bindings. A most handsome and very desirable complete copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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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 American edition. Frontispiece map. xv, [i], 325 pp., bound without vol. I half-title and vol. II title page. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in near contemporary quarter brown calf and marbled boards. Light rubbing to binding. Bookplate of Charles Burrall Hoffman and his monogram stamped in gilt to spine. First American edition of Melville's first book.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        Histoire de la Louisiane

      Nouvelle-Orléans: Magne et Weisse, 1846-1847. 2 tomes en un fort volume in-8 (en fait petit in-4 d'environ 16*24 cm), demi chagrin rouge, dos à faux nerfs, [2] ff., xi-377, vii-427 pp.. Edition originale rare. Reliure moderne. Des rousseurs et des feuillets brunis. . (Catégories : Louisiane Etats-Unis Amérique du Nord )

      [Bookseller: Christophe Hue - Livres anciens]
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        Streiflichter". Eigenh. Manuskript (Fragment) mit U. und eh. Brief mit U.

      Frankfurt a. d. O, 5. IX. 1846. - Titel und 6 SS. auf 4 (= 2 Doppel-)Bll. 4to. Der Brief an G. Ritter von Franck in Wien einen Wechsel betreffend.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Supplement to the New South Wales Government Gazette, of Friday, December 4, 1846

      Sydney: W. W. Davies, 1846. Folio, 6 pp. (numbered [1527]-1532); disbound, pierced by early stitching, very good. A rare "Supplement" to the Government Gazette, printing detailed news of the explorations of Sir Thomas Mitchell. These supplements were not always kept with the same rigour as the Gazette proper, and are thus rare survivors.'In December 1845 Mitchell began his fourth expedition north-west from Boree in search for an overland route to Port Essington. By June 1846 he had established a depot on the Maranoa and for nearly four months explored around the headwaters of the Maranoa, Warrego and Belyando Rivers, still hopeful of finding a great river flowing north-west. On 25 September, near Isisford on the Barcoo, which he called the Victoria, when short of supplies and threatened by Aboriginals, he turned back, but only after his observations and his hopes had deluded him that he had at last found his great river to the northward' (ADB).This Supplement prints two substantial letters by Mitchell relating to this expedition. The first is dated from the head of the River Salvator, 9 September 1846. Conditions have been difficult, he writes, and the intense heat has stricken most of his men with opthalmia and killed his kangaroo-dogs. Despite this, they have been very kindly received by the local Aboriginal tribes, who have also greatly assisted in picking their route through the terrain. He and Kennedy have been assiduous in both their descriptions and survey of the land, even remembering to number each of his camps in Roman Numerals as he continued. 'We have had no collision with the Aborigines, although parties of them on different occasions visited my party at the camp during my absence, very significantly declared, brandishing their spears of clubs, that the country was their's, and making signs to my men to quit it and follow me.'The second is date on the River Balonne, 9 November 1846, and Mitchell is delighted to report that his most recent push north-west has resulted in the opening of fine land. He is also pleased to learn that Kennedy's investigations with the local tribes have helped them understand the path of some of the rivers.

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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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        Adventures of Oliver Twist Or, The Parish Boy's Progress

      London Bradbury and Evans 1846 - Exceptionally Rare in Parts DICKENS, Charles. The Adventures of Oliver Twist: or, The Parish Boy’s Progress. . With Twenty-Four Illustrations on Steel, By George Cruikshank. A New Edition, Revised and Corrected. London: Published for the Author, by Bradbury and Evans, [January - October] 1846. First edition of the revised edition in ten monthly parts. Octavo. [i-v]vi-vii[viii-ix]x-xii, [1]2-311[312]. The twenty-four plates are those used for the original Bentley edition, re-touched, re-bitten, and "enhanced" by the engraver Findlay, and with the Bentley imprints erased. Cruikshank also designed the front wrapper for the parts issue, with very attractive, well-balanced, and appealing results The set at hand collates complete. Overall, in amazingly fresh and satisfying condition: wrappers bright and clean without edge fraying; text and plates clean; edges sharp; not at all tired or worn. Some minor paper restoration but overall, a fine copy of a true prize. ".[S]ets of the ten parts can, without exaggeration, be described as of the utmost rarity, whether in fine, moderate, or poor condition, and only exceeded by the 'high-spots' of Pickwick and the Sketches. As recently as 1931, it would have been an impossibility to purchase any kind of conditioned copy in the London book-market; for the simple reason that none were [sic] on offer or could be offered. The very scarcity alone, of the book in parts, gives added zest to the tracking down of copies, but many would-be owners are doomed to disappointment in their efforts to effect a capture, in face of the very limited supply available." Hatton and Cleaver, pp. 215-224. HBS 67346. $40,000 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heritage Book Shop, ABAA]
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        The Illuminated Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, Translated Out of the Original Tongues ... Embellished with Sixteen Hundred Engravings by J.A. Adams, More Than fourteen Hundred of which are From Original Designs by J.G. Chapman

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1846. First book edition of Harper Bible (first issued in 54 parts). Engraved presentation leaf printed in green and black (in other copies sepia), contents leaf printed in sepia, marriages, births and deaths pages printed in red, blue and sepia respectively, engraved main title printed in sepia (in other copies blue), engraved title to New Testament printed in blue (in other copies sepia), 2 frontispieces, text in triple column, the middle column a narrow one with notations and glosses; numerous wood-engraved illus. throughout; bound without the 2 half-titles printed in red; 844, 128, 256, 4, 8, 14, 34 pp. Large, thick 4to. In full American black pebble-grain morocco, covers with triple gilt rule enclosing decorative floral outer panel (with rosettes, urns, and other decorative elements), with an ornate gilt lozenge central, gilt decorated spine in 6 compartments, gilt-lettered direct in 1, the binder's name, J. H. Sackmann and Brother in gilt at the bottom, gilt turn-ins, and elaborately decorated endpapers with a floral and ornithological motif; small crack at the top of the upper joint, else fine and bright in a handsome deluxe American binding of the period. First book edition of Harper Bible (first issued in 54 parts). Engraved presentation leaf printed in green and black (in other copies sepia), contents leaf printed in sepia, marriages, births and deaths pages printed in red, blue and sepia respectively, engraved main title printed in sepia (in other copies blue), engraved title to New Testament printed in blue (in other copies sepia), 2 frontispieces, text in triple column, the middle column a narrow one with notations and glosses; numerous wood-engraved illus. throughout; bound without the 2 half-titles printed in red; 844, 128, 256, 4, 8, 14, 34 pp. Large, thick 4to. Harper Bible in Deluxe American binding. A copy in deluxe binding of the first complete book edition of the Harper Bible. "...this Harper publication was a remarkable production for its time and place, and retains its importance in the annals of American book-making. W.J. Linton, noted wood-engraver and author, knew 'no other book like this, so good, so perfect in all its undertakes.' The illustrations are like paintings of history, as are so many of the old European Biblical painting and illustrations" (Hills, quoting Weitenhampf).

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        A New Map of Sweden and Norway

      London, 1846. Copper engraving, 74 x 52 cms, original hand colour, blank verso; from Wyld's New General Atlas. Map

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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 American edition. Frontispiece map. xv, [i], 325 pp., bound without vol. I half-title and vol. II title page. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in near contemporary quarter brown calf and marbled boards. Light rubbing to binding. Bookplate of Charles Burrall Hoffman and his monogram stamped in gilt to spine. First American edition. Frontispiece map. xv, [i], 325 pp., bound without vol. I half-title and vol. II title page. 1 vols. 8vo. First American edition of Melville's first book.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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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 charmés de vous voir chez nous Jeudi prochain à 6 moins un quart, avec votre neveu. J'espère qu'il nous jouera quelque chose et Arthur se fait une fête de le connaître [ ]" - 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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        The Illuminated Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, Translated Out of the Original Tongues Embellished with Sixteen Hundred Engravings by J A Adams, More Than fourteen Hundred of which are From Original Designs by J G Chapman

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1846. First book edition of Harper Bible (first issued in 54 parts). Engraved presentation leaf printed in green and black (in other copies sepia), contents leaf printed in sepia, marriages, births and deaths pages printed in red, blue and sepia respectively, engraved main title printed in sepia (in other copies blue), engraved title to New Testament printed in blue (in other copies sepia), 2 frontispieces, text in triple column, the middle column a narrow one with notations and glosses; numerous wood-engraved illus. throughout; bound without the 2 half-titles printed in red; 844, 128, 256, 4, 8, 14, 34 pp. Large, thick 4to. In full American black pebble-grain morocco, covers with triple gilt rule enclosing decorative floral outer panel (with rosettes, urns, and other decorative elements), with an ornate gilt lozenge central, gilt decorated spine in 6 compartments, gilt-lettered direct in 1, the binder's name, J. H. Sackmann and Brother in gilt at the bottom, gilt turn-ins, and elaborately decorated endpapers with a floral and ornithological motif; small crack at the top of the upper joint, else fine and bright in a handsome deluxe American binding of the period. First book edition of Harper Bible (first issued in 54 parts). Engraved presentation leaf printed in green and black (in other copies sepia), contents leaf printed in sepia, marriages, births and deaths pages printed in red, blue and sepia respectively, engraved main title printed in sepia (in other copies blue), engraved title to New Testament printed in blue (in other copies sepia), 2 frontispieces, text in triple column, the middle column a narrow one with notations and glosses; numerous wood-engraved illus. throughout; bound without the 2 half-titles printed in red; 844, 128, 256, 4, 8, 14, 34 pp. Large, thick 4to. Harper Bible in Deluxe American binding. A copy in deluxe binding of the first complete book edition of the Harper Bible. "...this Harper publication was a remarkable production for its time and place, and retains its importance in the annals of American book-making. W.J. Linton, noted wood-engraver and author, knew 'no other book like this, so good, so perfect in all its undertakes.' The illustrations are like paintings of history, as are so many of the old European Biblical painting and illustrations" (Hills, quoting Weitenhampf).

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        ART AND HISTORY OF THE POTTING BUSINESS

      Examiner Office, Niles' Bank 1846 - Evans, William. ART AND HISTORY OF THE POTTING BUSINESS, COMPILED FROM THE MOST PRACTICAL SOURCES, FOR THE ESPECIAL USE OF WORKING POTTERIES. Shelton: Printed at the Examiner Office, Niles' Bank [1846]. 72pp. This little handbook was published by the Potters' Printing Society; the author William Evans was the Trades Union leader of that day. Designed for master potters; it covers the history of fine pottery; descriptions of the materials, formulas and processes of the manufacture of china and earthenware; an appendix containing "The Recipe Book of Bailiff Thomas", "The Recipe Book of Bailiff John". The owner of this book Enoch Thomas was a master potter for Staffordshire Potteries, England. His signature on the front pastedown page "Enoch Thomas, Hanley Staffordshire Potteries, England". His signature on the rear pastedown page "Enoch Thomas, St. Louis MO, America". Enoch Thomas was one of the many potters emigrating in the late 1840's-1850's from England to America. He took his recipe book with him. Sm. 8vo. Green cloth with gold titles on the spine. Corner tips bumped, minor fraying upper edge of spine, small spots and soiling on covers; interior clean and unmarked, some pages are missing the upper corner tips. Very Good+ hardcover [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A hand-book for mapping, engineering, and architectural drawing, in which maps of all descriptions are analyzed, and their several uses fully explained. Illustrated with forty-three large plates and thirty-nine woodcuts

      1846 published for the author by John Weale, London 1846 - First edition, 4to, pp. [12], viii, 69, [9], 2, [2]; folding map and zinc- ed title page inserted before the printed title, tipped-in errata slip, tipped in note at p. iii, 42 plates (15 folding, 7 with partial hand- coloring, 1 with tissue overlay); original red straight-grain morocco- backed marbled boards, printed paper label on upper cover, gilt lettered direct on gilt-paneled spine; very slightly rubbed, but generally fine and sound. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Danish Fairy Legends and Tales

      UK: William Pickering. London, William Pickering, 1846. Hardback first edition and first impression. Very good condition. Upper board detached, book rebacked at some point with plain spine and original boards laid down, grubbiness to boards and rubbing. Some tears that have been repaired. Internally quite clean, with a few spots. This is the first edition in English of Andersen's Fairy Tales and includes: The Wild Swans, The Ugly Duckling, The Little Mermaid, The Storks, The Nightingale, Little Ida's Flowers, The Swineherd, The Dustman, The Daisy, The Buck-Wheat, The Emperor's New Clothes, The Real Princess,The Top and the Ball and The Garden of Paradise. It's hard to think of a more important book of fairy tales in the English language. . Very Good. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1846.

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        A Hand Book for Mapping, Engineering and Architectural Drawing, in which Maps of all descriptions are analyzed, and their several uses fully explained intended for the use of Civil Engineers, Architects and Surveyors; Naval & Military Academies etc

      London The added engraved title is dated 1841 1846 - Quarto; [16], pp111-viii, 9-69p,[9],2p. Additional engraved title page, 42 plates, complete. Plate 18 is torn with major loss. Contemporary half morocco, with a plain red leather respine, the marbled sides wornSome browning and few scattered spots. A remarkable work of cartography and civil engineering, with fine hand coloured single page and folding plates. Included in these are Uotline of Proposed Swivel Bridge over the River Shannon, Details of Rails and Chairs as laid on the Midland Counties Railway, Sytreet Improvement Plan at Vauxhall London; a Kent Estate map owned by W.A. Morland etc.Includes lettering and artwork. A well used copy of a scarce item. COPAC locates only two copies of this item - the 1863 second edition, at the BL., and the 1846 edition at the Univ of London. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Moore's Irish Melodies

      London: Longmans, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1846. First Edition. With borders and illustrations after Daniel Maclise on every page engraved by F.P. Becker, marked PROOF. iv, 280 pp. 1 vols. Tall 8vo. Bound in full green morocco, with full red morocco doublures,with central gilrt lozenge, a.e.g., by Bickers. Very fine, one chip to ffep. Maclise, Daniel. Maclise, Daniel. First Edition. With borders and illustrations after Daniel Maclise on every page engraved by F.P. Becker, marked PROOF. iv, 280 pp. 1 vols. Tall 8vo. Proof Copy. The First edition of Moore's work, and one that his friend artist Daniel Maclise endeavored to make a truly fine production, inventing decorative borders for all pages in addition to his many illustrations. More was very pleased with the results and spoke of an "Irish Pencil" having lent its aid to an "Irish Pen." By his treatment of illustrations and text as a unit, and the elaboration of detail, Maclise introduced into England the effects achieved by the German illustrators of the 1830s and early 1840s. Widely acknowledged to be Maclise's best book.

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        Wigand's Conversations-Lexikon

      Otto Wigand, Leipzig 1846 - Für alle Stände. Von einer Gesellschaft deutscher Gelehrten bearbeitet. Band 1-15 so komplett. Einheitliche Halbledereinbände. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Supplement to the New South Wales Government Gazette of Tuesday, December 29, 1846

      Sydney: W. W. Davies, 1846. Folio, 5 pp. (numbered [1639]-1643), a few spots; disbound, but very good. An important "Supplement" to the Government Gazette, printing the latest news of the explorations of Sir Thomas Mitchell and Samuel Augustus Perry. These supplements were not always kept with the same rigour as the Gazette proper, and are thus rare survivors.This prints a substantial letter by Mitchell, dated from a "Camp on Snodgrass Lagoon", 14 December 1846. In the letter Mitchell is sanguine about his recent discoveries in northern New England, along the rivers Barwan, Boomi, and the Gwydir. There had been flooding of the region, and Mitchell is particularly pleased to pass on his satisfaction with the portable boats he had taken along, built by Struth of Sydney. The letter also includes his approval of Kennedy, who would soon get his own expedition to Cape York, and "two old soldiers", William Graham and John Douglas.Of equal interest is the longer letter which makes the second part of this supplement, printing a long missive from Samuel Augustus Perry, Deputy Surveyor General (Mitchell, of course, was the then Surveyor General), regarding his expedition to the River Boyne. Perry's appointment in 1831 had appalled Mitchell, not one for sharing the limelight, and for many years his Deputy was left cooling his heels in Sydney. This 1846 expedition was perhaps Perry's most substantial achievement, when he accompanied Colonel George Barney on the investigation which resulted in the proposal that Port Curtis in Queensland (Gladstone) should be the centre of a new colony of North Australia.

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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.. XII [das erste weiße Blatt fehlt]; 1 Blatt (gedruckte Widmung); 276 Seiten; 1 Blatt (Zwischentitel: "Zweiter Theil"); Seite 277 - 520; 1 (weißes) Blatt. (17,1 x 12,5 cm) Kl.8°. Völlig unbeschnittener, originaler Buchblock in neuerem Halblederband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, marmorierten Deckelbezügen, Lederecken und erneuerten Vorsätzen.. Frühes Wörterbuch der Jugendsprache und anschauliche Erklärung der Sitten der akademi- schen Jugend ihrer Zeit. Erste Ausgabe. Heidermanns ("Bibliographie zur indogermanischen Wortforschung") 10905. Zischka 47. Hayn/Got. VIII, 245: "Voller Zoten und soldatischer Ausdrücke". Der erneuerte Einband mit Alters- und Gebrauchssspuren, Fehlstelle im Rückenbezug, etwas ausgeblichen, stellenweise minimal fleckig, Ecken leicht bestoßen. Innen ebenfalls mit Alters- und Gebrauchsspuren, teils leicht fleckig und/ oder minimal verknickt, bzw. eingerissen, papierbedingt stellenweise stärker gebräunt. Zitiert unter dem Lemma "Philister" auf Seite 364 auch Goethe mit dem auch heute noch aktuellem Diktum: "Nichts Bessres weiss ich mir an Sonn- und Feiertagen, als ein Gespräch von Krieg und Kriegsgeschrei, wenn hinten, weit in der Türkei, die Völker auf einander schlagen; man sizt in Ruhe, trinkt sein Gläschen aus, dann kehrt man Abends froh nach Haus und segnet Fried' und Friedenszeiten." "Die ersten studentensprachlichen Wörterbücher sind schon früh entstanden, so das Hand- lexikon des Salamasius um die Mitte des 18. Jahrhunderts, 1781 ein Wörterbuch von Christian Wilhelm Kindleben und 1795 ein weiteres von Christian Friedrich Augustin. Das Burschicose Wörterbuch des Schweizers Johann Grässli - es erschien unter dem Pseudonym J. Vollmann - unterschied sich von diesen Lexika durch seine lebendige und anschauliche Schilderung des Studentenlebens." 1847 wurden die Restexemplare der hier vorliegenden Auflage mit einem neuem Umschlag und der Angabe: "Commissionsverlag der Brodtmannschen Buchhandlung", sowie der Jahreszahl 1847 neu aufgebunden. [Studentica] * Zahlung mit VISA/ MASTERCARD möglich. Versand mit Deutsche Post oder DHL. *

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        Phycolologia Britannica or A History of British Seaweeds (four volumes)

      Reeve & Benham, 1846, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1st Editionfour volume set, first editions printed between 1846-1851, Royal 8vo, bound in contemporary full calf, all edges gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, the bindings are worn with top compartment of spine to volume III lacking, upper board of volume II detached, all spine labels present, internally in an excellent bright, clean state with 360 lithographed plates in colours, of which some double-page and some finished by hand, these plates are amongst the best ever produced on British algae, priced for rebacking and repair, Book

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        Genre-Bilder aus dem Oriente. Gesammelt auf der Reise seiner Königlichen Hoheit des Herrn Herzog Maximilian in Bayern.

      [Stuttgart, Ebner, 1846]. - Mit lithograph. Titel und 48 lithograph. Tafeln. 1 Bl., 70 SS. Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rücken- und Deckentitel. Folio (490 x 375 mm). Seltene und aufwendige Publikation über Maximilians Reise nach Ägypten, Nubien, Palästina, Syrien und Malta, auf der ihn der Künstler Heinrich Mayr begleitete und sie bildlich dokumentierte. Mit malerischen Harems- und Marktszenen, die deutlich unter dem Eindruck des französischen Orientalismus stehen, sowie Tafeln mit Detailabbildungen zur Architektur, Mode, Kamel- und Pferdehaltung etc. Die vorliegenden Tafeln unterscheiden sich von den in dem bekannteren und früheren Werk Mayrs "Malerische Ansichten aus dem Orient" (Leipzig, 1839) vorhandenen. - Rücken fachmännisch neu aufgezogen. Stockfleckig, die Tafeln meist nur in den Rändern betroffen. Blackmer 1101 (frz. Ausgabe). Ibrahim-Hilmy II, 26. Tobler 161. Rohricht 1871. Lipperheide Ma 28 (frz. Ausgabe). Thieme-B., 477 (nennt nur 36 Tafeln). Kainbacher 299, 2 ("RR"). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Phycolologia Britannica or A History of British Seaweeds (four volumes)

      Reeve & Benham, 1846. Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. four volume set, first editions printed between 1846-1851, Royal 8vo, bound in contemporary full calf, all edges gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, the bindings are worn with top compartment of spine to volume III lacking, upper board of volume II detached, all spine labels present, internally in an excellent bright, clean state with 360 lithographed plates in colours, of which some double-page and some finished by hand, these plates are amongst the best ever produced on British algae, priced for rebacking and repair.

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        Public Documents Printed By order of the Senate of the United States. Volume 9

      Ritchie & Heiss, Washington, DC. 1846 - Original full beige sheepskin binding.The main section of this government report is an in depth study concerning lighthouses with the "Atlas" bound in. Scuffing to the boards. New spine with original red leather label laid down. A number of government reports. This book contains 3 beautiful engravings and 20 large folding maps of lighthouses. A CORNERSTONE OF ANY LIGHTHOUSE COLLECTION. Approximately 500 pages, 3" thick. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Thirty Plates Illustrative of Natural Phenomena, Etc. with a short description annexed to each plate.

      London: The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1846. - 4to., (13 5/8 x 11 1/8 inches). 30 fine engraved plates with original hand color (very occasional spotting). Original publisher's brown cloth, decorated in blind and lettered in gilt (hinges starting, extremities a bit worn). Provenance: With gift inscription to "Master Robert Healey" from "Rj Cuppagr." dated 1848 to recto of front free endpaper. First edition. With brilliantly hand-colored plates, mostly by Whymper. Whymper was an English wood engraver, book illustrator and watercolor painter who specialized in riverscapes. He was also well known for his fine engravings of animals, fish, and landscapes for the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (as here). The plates were available individually in addition to the collected edition, which was published in 1846 and 1849. They were offered both colored and uncolored: below the publisher's imprint it states "Price 3/4d. Plain and 2d. Coloured." The plates include: "The Rainbow"; "The Aurora Borealis"; "The Geysers; or Boiling Springs of Iceland"; "Water Spouts"; "Glaciers"; "Icebergs"; "Caverns"; "Fingal's Cave"; "The Falls of Niagara"; "The Prairie on Fire"; " Halos"; "Coral Reefs"; "Natural Bridges"; "Monsoons"; "Snow Bridges"; "Rapids"; "Petrifying Springs"; "Air Volcanoes"; "The Dropping Well"; "Mountain Passes"; "Perforated Rocks"; "Glacier Tables"; "The Breaking Up of Ice-Floes"; "The Fata Morgana"; "The Ignis Fatuus; or, Will-o'-the-Wisp"; "Avalanches"; "Torrents of Mud"; "Whirlpools"; "Sand Storms"; and "Volcanoes." For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Nomenclature of Colours, Hues, Tints, and Shades

      1846. HAY, David Ramsay. A Nomenclature of Colours, Hues, Tints, and Shades. [4], [4], 72, 8 pp. Illustrated with 40 engraved plates with numerous mounted hand-coloured samples by Lizars after Hay. 8vo., 204 x 135 mm, bound in publisher's embossed cloth, gilt title to spine. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood & Sons, 1846. |~||~||~||~| Second Edition improved. Hay was a well-known Scottish interior decorator and painter, who was decorator to the Queen, and was both personally and professionally interested in colour. Hay was influenced by Goethe, Field and Syme. Here he displayed 240 colour samples arranged according to aesthetic criteria, not neighbouring relationships. Rebacked with the original spine laid down, but in all a fine copy of a scarce book. Kuehni and Schwarz, pp. 76-78.

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        TRAITE THEORIQUE ET PRACTIQUE DE L'IMPRESSION DES TISSUS

      1846. PERSOZ, J. Traité Théorique et Practique de l'Impression des Tissues. Four text volumes. [6], lx, 569; [4], 558; [4], 458, 32 pp. of ads; [4], 560 pp. Illustrated with 429 fabric samples mounted throughout; Atlas volume with 20 plates of which three are chromo-lithographs. Text volumes: 8vo., 210 x 140 mm, bound in publisher's quarter-calf over maroon pebbled boards, spine elaborately gilt. Atlas bound in contemporary cloth bearing the arms of the Society of Writers to the Signet. Paris: Victor Masson, 1846. |~||~||~||~||~| First Edition. Persoz (1805-1868), a chemist and Professor in the School of Pharmacy at Strasbourg, wrote this work for the Société d'Encouragement pour l'Industrie Nationale (founded 1802) for which he won a medal, and more importantly they agreed to publish the work. The first volume describes the technical aspects of colouring and chemistry, while the following volumes include vibrant fabric samples from the principal calico printers in England, Scotland, Alsace, Switzerland, Normandy and Paris. George Seurat, the famed pointillist painter, was an early adherent of Persoz's work. Martin Kemp, in his book The Science of Art, wrote that "Persoz's brilliantly illustrated Traite attracted Seurat's attention, to the extent that the painter transcribed a section of the text." He was much taken by the Indian origins of the dyes used and the patterns created with them. Seurat regarded them in terms of the mystical and the occult rather than in the western ideas light and dark and scientific theory, although he was also well acquainted with the writings of Chevreul. This is a particularly nice set with all four hundred and twenty-nine fabric samples present, each with its own tissue guard. There is some slight soiling in the atlas, nevertheless a fine, crisp set of an important rarity in textile design and colour theory. Poggendorff II, 109. Bolton I, 732. Darmstaedter 440.

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        Oliver Twist, in 10 monthly parts

      London: Bradbury & Evans, 1846. First. hardcover. very good. 8vo, printed green wrapper, designed by George Cruikshank. 24 plates. London: Bradbury & Evans, January - October, 1846. Parts 3-9 are in fine condition. The front wrapper of Part 1 is slightly darkened, with a small chip at the lower spine; Part 2 is lacking the upper spine; In part 10, the margins of the front wrapper have been expertly restored, and the one leaf ad on yellow paper is not present. The "Oliver Twist Advertisers" in parts 1 & 2 are present as required, although one is bound in at front rather than the back. The 24 plates are all present, but not in the sequence described in Hatton & Cleaver. The set is preserved in a full green morocco slipcase with an elaborately gilt spine. This edition followed on previous publications; firstly as a serial in Bentley's Miscellany, Feb. 1837 - March, 1829. Before the close of the serial it came out in 3-volume form. The present issue, in parts, generally known as the first octavo edition, was always prized by collectors and consequently is the more valuable of the Oliver Twists. Eckels, page 62. "Complete sets can without exaggeration be described as of the utmost rarity, whether in fine, moderate or poor condition." Hatton & Cleaver, page 215.

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        AMusQS.

      Wien, 11. XII. 1846.. 1 S. Folio.. 12 Notenzeilen aus der Sinfonie Nr. 1 C-moll. - Binder wirkte seit 1839 als Kapellmeister. und (Haus-)Komponist des Josefstädter- und dann (1848) am Carltheater in Wien bis zu seinem frühen Tode, unterbrochen nur durch eine kurze Kpm.-Tätigkeit 1847 am kgl. städt. Theater Pressburg (vgl. MGG Bd. 15, S. 801).

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        Oliver Twist, in 10 monthly parts

      Bradbury & Evans, London 1846 - 8vo, printed green wrapper, designed by George Cruikshank. 24 plates. London: Bradbury & Evans, January - October, 1846. Parts 3-9 are in fine condition. The front wrapper of Part 1 is slightly darkened, with a small chip at the lower spine; Part 2 is lacking the upper spine; In part 10, the margins of the front wrapper have been expertly restored, and the one leaf ad on yellow paper is not present. The "Oliver Twist Advertisers" in parts 1 & 2 are present as required, although one is bound in at front rather than the back. The 24 plates are all present, but not in the sequence described in Hatton & Cleaver. The set is preserved in a full green morocco slipcase with an elaborately gilt spine. This edition followed on previous publications; firstly as a serial in Bentley's Miscellany, Feb. 1837 - March, 1829. Before the close of the serial it came out in 3-volume form. The present issue, in parts, generally known as the first octavo edition, was always prized by collectors and consequently is the more valuable of the Oliver Twists. Eckels, page 62. "Complete sets can without exaggeration be described as of the utmost rarity, whether in fine, moderate or poor condition." Hatton & Cleaver, page 215. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Landwirthschaft des Herzogthumes Steiermark als Festgabe für die Mitglieder der X. Versammlung deutscher Land- und Forstwirthe, nach den Eingaben der Filialen der k. k. steiermärkischen Landwirthschafts-Gesellschaft, im Auftrage Se[in]er Kaiserlichen Hoheit des Erzherzogs Johann Baptist zusammengestellt

      Gratz/Graz, (Kienreich) 1846.. 4°. 6 Bll., 144 S., 1 Bl. Mit 1 Titelportr. (Erzherzog Johann), illustr. Tit. (m. kl. Ansicht v. Graz), 1 mehrf. gefalt. farblithogr. Karte d. Herzogthums Steiermark, 1 statist. Taf., 17 Taf. (5 gest. u. 12 lithogr.) m. zahlr. Abb. Ln. d. Zt. m. fragment. Rückensch. Tlw. stockfl. Taf. 6 m. restaur. Einriß. Letzte Bll. m. durchgeh. Tintenfl. im ob. Außensteg. EA Schlossar 84; vgl. Wurzbach IX, 6 - Franz Xaver Wilhelm Ritter von Hlubek (1802-1880), war ein österreichischer Agronom und landwirtschaftlicher Schriftsteller. Hlubek wurde 1830 Professor der Landwirtschaft in Wien, 1832 in Lemberg, 1834 in Laibach und 1840 am Joanneum in Graz, wo er auch Referent des Zentralausschusses der Steiermärkischen Landwirtschaftsgesellschaft und Administrator des Versuchshofs und des Musterweingartens wurde und 1843 einen Seidenbauverein für Steiermark begründete. Hlubek zählt zu den Vorläufern der landwirtschaftlichen Naturforschung.

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        Jérome Paturot à la recherche d'une position sociale. Jérome Paturot à la recherche de la meilleure des républiques

      First edition of these two works published in 1846 and 1849 respectively, the first is illustrated by Grandville 32 off-texts and numerous vignettes in-text, and the second by Tony Johannot 30 off-texts and 200 vignettes information text. For illustrators, this is one of their best productions, the two novels that inspired the imagination of two designers, whose unbridled imagination and be easy to compare.Rare meeting in period uniforms binding of these two works. Demi grief decorated with romantic iron and fat nets. beautiful blue marbled papers on the dishes. Corrugated paper and glossy guard white flowers. Small caps rubs head and along the jaw. Very fresh and white copies with very few tiny scattered spots and pale. The serpentes were removed, thus preserving the normal paper foxing here. Beautiful conditions.Jerome Paturot looking for a social position was a great success and its sequel also crisp Parisian society and politics after the Revolution of 1848 Both novels stigmatize the bourgeois society of the time in a very Balzac's vision of social success and make an unprecedented testimony of the time. It will recognize all the political and artistic society portrayed literally and figuratively (Dumas, Balzac, Hugo). Dubochet & Michel lévy Paris 1846 2 volumes Grd. in 8 Format Jésus (18x27cm) relié

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        Jérome Paturot à la recherche d'une position sociale.

      Original edition illustrated by Grandville.Binding romantic black calico publisher, smooth back of a richly decorated gilt decoration, tears superior jaw, small rips on upper cover, frames of a seven-time net gilded on the dishes, first dish decorated with a decor golden and polychrome, lower flat hit a gilded iron, gilt edges.Foxing.First printing of the 32 illustrations Text-out of Grandville, and numerous vignettes, cul-de-lamp and ornaments in-text engraved on wood."One of the best productions of Grandville." Carteret. J.-J. Dubochet, Le Chevalier et Cie Paris 1846 18,5x27,5cm relié

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