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        Übersicht der einzig bestehenden, vollständigen Incunabeln-Sammlung der Lithographie und der übrigen Senefelder'schen Erfindungen als Metallographie, Papyrographie, Papierstereotypen und Oelgemälde-Druck (ohne Presse). Mit einem Vorwort begleitet zur Sechzigjährigen Gedächtniß-Feier der Münchener-Erfindung der Lithographie vom sammler und lebenslänglichen Hausfreund des Erfinders, Franz Maria Ferchl. Mit vielen Abbildungen der seltensten lithographischen Incunabeln.

      Gross-8 (ca. 23 x 15 cm). 91 S. mit lithografiertem Frontispiz (von Johann Evangelist Mettenleiter zur 50-Jahr-Feier 1846) und 2 Falttafeln mit insgesamt 32 Abbildungen. Leinwand der Zeit mit Titelgoldprägung. Schnitt gebräunt, Blätter teils stark braunfleckig, mehrere Bllätter mit geknickter Ecke. Vorderdeckel u. Rücken lichtrandig, Ecken teils bestoßen. Sehr seltener Katalog der Sammlung zur Frühgeschichte der Lithographie des Freundes von Alois Senefelder (1771-1834), die Sammlung war von Ferchls Vater Anton Ferchl begründet worden und umfaßte zahlreiche frühe lithographische Drucke, persönlich genutzte Arbeitsmaterialien und Geräte und auch eine Totenmaske Senefelders sowie "dessen Schädel und rechter Arm, ausgegraben am 1. Januar 1846 (mit dem gehörigen Ausweis)". Ein Teil der Sammlung Ferchl wurde 1857 vom Königreich Bayern erworben und befindet sich bis auf Kriegsverluste heute im Deutschen Museum, der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek und der Staatlichen Graphischen Sammlung München. - Versandkosten innerhalb Deutschlands EUR 5,00 (versicherter Versand)

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        Voyages of Discovery and Research within the Arctic Regions from the year 1818 to the present time under the command of the several naval officers employed by sea and land in search of a north west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific with two attempts to reach the North Pole 

      First edition. Two maps (one folding). 8vo. Contemporary calf, gilt lined and tooled, gilt morocco label, all edges marbled. Contemporary bookplate to front pastedown, inscription on front flyleaf. Light foxing to outer leaves, else very clean. xiv,530pp. London, John Murray, 

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        A Treatise on Field Fortification, Containing Instructions on the Methods of Laying out, Constructing, Defending and Attacking Intrenchments, with the General Outlines also of the Arrangement, the Attack and Defence of Permanent Fortifications

      Wiley and Putnam, New York 1846 - Second edition, revised and enlarged. 12mo. Publisher's cloth gilt. 168pp. 12 folding plates. Modest loss to the cloth at the spine, some pencil notes, foxing throughout, a well-used, good copy. Ownership signature of W. Stokes Boyd, later mayor of Jacksonville, Florida; as well as an inscription presenting the book to him: "Lieut. Boyd, U.S. Marines from his friend Lieut. Hendershott[?] U.S. Army, San Diego, Cal. 10th Nov. 1851[?]." A relatively scarce title with a pleasing western presentation. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        [WWV 70]. Tannhäuser und der Sängerkrieg auf Wartburg, romantische Oper in drei Acten... Völlständiger Clavierauszug... Preis 8 Thlr. [Piano-vocal score]

      Dresden: C.F. Meser [PNs 325; 325.1; 325.9], 1846. First Edition, first issue of the first version of the opera. Hopkinson 1B (without the imprint "Typendruck von G.B. Teubner in Leipzig" to cast list). Klein p. 23. Fuld p. 428. Deathridge et al. p. 282, XXI. First performed in Dresden at the Hoftheater on October 19, 1845, to a libretto by the composer. "Tannhäuser, with its frequently abrupt contrasts and rudimentary motivic integration, falls well short of the mature Wagnerian music drama. Yet it marks a considerable advance over Der fliegende Holländer in the deployment of the orchestra, continues Wagner's preoccupation with the dramatic conception or 'poetic intent', and shows some awareness of what he later referred to as 'the beautiful, convincing necessity of transition'." Barry Millington in Grove Music Online. The handstamp "v. Milde" may belong to either Hans Feodor von Milde (1821-1899), a distinguished Austrian baritone who excelled in the operas of Wagner, or his wife, Milde-Agthe (1825-1906), a successful German soprano. Both were engaged at the Weimar Hofoper for a number of years, where they sang in the first performance of Lohengrin, conducted by Franz Liszt.. Folio. Quarter dark brown morocco with pebbled paper boards, raised bands on spine in gilt-ruled compartments, titling gilt, marbled edges.1f. (recto title, verso blank), 1f. (recto half-title, verso cast list and table of contents), 3-263, [i] (blank) pp. Title lithographed. Music engraved. "Stich und Druck der Paez'schen Offizin in Leipzig" to lower margin of p. 3; "Wolfram, Tannhaüser. - Die jüngeren Pilger." printed at beginning of Act III, scene 3 (p. 240). With small oval handstamp of "v[on]. Milde" in Weimar to upper and lower margins of title. Occasional markings, minor annotations, cuts in pencil, perhaps in von Milde's hand. Bindingworn, rubbed, and bumped; split at upper hinge. Some soiling, staining, and scattered foxing; minor wear and occasional small tears to inner margins, not affecting music; lower outer corners of some leaves slightly creased.

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        Luther, Melanchthon, Pomeranus en Crucicer aan tafel.

      Fraai schilderij met van links naar rechts Philipp Melanchthon, Maarten Luther, Johann Bugenhagen (of Pomeranus) en Casper Crucicer. De vier Duitse reformators worden rond een tafel afgebeeld terwijl zij bezig zijn met het vertalen van de Bijbel. Het schilderij werd oorspronkelijk vervaardigd in 1846 door de franse Pierre-Antoine Labouchère 1807-1873, en werd veelvuldig gereproduceerd in in de vorm van schilderijen en prenten. Dit schilderij is een voorbeeld van zo'n reproductie en is ingelijst in een bijpassende lijst. Zowel het schilderij als de lijst zijn in zeer goede staat. De totale afmeting inclusief lijst is 70,5 x 90,5 cm., het schilderij zelf is 59,5 x 78,5 cm.

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        Erfahrungen über die Krankheiten des Gehöres und ihre Heilung

      Leipzig, B.G.Teubner, 1846, 8, XXXVI, 302 pp. 128 pp., Krankengeschichten, mit 47 Abbildungen auf 5 großen gefalt. Tafeln, feiner Pappband der Zeit. First Edition! Eduard Schmalz (1801-1871) "demonstrated the clinical significane of Weber's hearing test. He was a student of Ernst Heinrich Weber (1795-1878). Eduard Schmalz, Ohrenarzt, "geb. zu Lommatsch 18. Mai 1801 als Sohn von Karl Gustav Schmalz (1775-1849), wurde Dr. phil., med. et chir. mit der Diss.: "De entozoorum systemate nervoso" (Leipz. 1827), prakticirte anfänglich in Leipzig, dann in Dresden, wo er Arzt am Taubstummen-Institut und Armenarzt war, 1840 zum herzogl. S.-Coburg-Gotha'schen Med.-Rath ernannt wurde und Ende Juni 1871 starb. Er hatte geschrieben: "Tabulae XIX anatomiam entozoorum illustrantes, etc." (Dresd. u. Leipz. 1831, 4., c. 19 tabb.) und die Taubstummheit und deren Behandlung betreffend: "Kurze Geschickte und Statistik der Taubstummenanstalten und des Taubstummenunterrichtes u.s.w." (Dresd. 1830) - "Ueber die Taubstummen und ihre Bildung . . . nebst Anleitung zur zweckmässigen Erziehung der taubstummen Kinder im elterl. Hause" (Dresd. u. Leipz. 1838 2. Aufl. 1848) - "Fassliche Anleitung, die Taubstummheit in den ersten Lebensjahren zu erkennen und möglichst zw verhüten u.s.w." (Ib. 1840) - "Ueber das Absehen des Gesprochenen, u.s.w." (Ib. 1841 3. Aufl. 1851 französ. 2. ed. 1844). Ueber Krankheiten des Gehörorgans verfasste er folgende Schriften: " Ueber die Erhaltung des Gehöres, oder das Wichtigste über den Bau , . . und über die vorzüglicheren Hörmaschinen u.s.w." (Dresd. u. Leipz. 1837 3. Aufl. 1846 10. Aufl. 1867 auch französ. 2. ed. 1839) - "Erfahrungen über die Krankheiten des Gehörs und ihre Heilung" (Leipz. 1846, m. 4 Taff.) - "Beiträge zur Gehör- und Sprachheilkunde" (3 Hefte, Ib. 1846-48) - "Die Behandlung des Ohrflusses in diätet. und ärztl. Hinsicht" (Dresden 1863). Von diesen Werken kann nur den zuerst genannten, freilich sehr unkritischen, aber sehr fleissigen Zusammenstellungen über Taubstummheit und deren Behandlung einige Bedeutung zugesprochen werden." Lucae, Hirsch V, p.238 Callisen, XVII, p.183 XXXII, p. 158 Engelmann, p. 507 Supplem., p.225Garrison & Morton No.3368.1

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        Metal Clusters in Chemistry

      1846 Seiten 24,4 x 17,8 x 3,4 cm, Gebundene Ausgabe Leichte Druckstelle quer auf der Covervorderseite von Volume 1, minimale Lagerspuren, Volume 2 und 3 noch in Folie, daher Inhalt einwandfrei und ungelesen. 226331 (3Bände)

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        Pictures from Italy [Original Cloth]

      London: Published for the author, by Bradbury & Evans, Whitefriars, MDCCCXLVI [1846]. First Issue, with all correct points (see Eckel, Smith, and Podeschi, referenced below). Foolscap 8vo: [8],270,2]pp, with four woodcut vignettes by Samuel Palmer (showing Villa d'Este, Colosseum, Street of the Tombs at Pompeii, and a vineyard scene). Original diaper-grain blue cloth, covers decorated in blind with elaborate arabesque border and round center ornament, spine decorated in blind and lettered in gilt, pale yellow coated end papers. A superb copy: internally virtually pristine, with crisp, clean pages; binding tight, gilt fresh and bright; lower cover with almost undetectable scattered areas of fading. Eckel, pp. 126-127. Smith II, pp. 48-58. Podeschi (Gimbel Collection) A98. Grolier (Dickens), pp. 101-103. Thomson 45. Pine-Coffin 844(5). Dickens, his wife, Kate, and her sister Georgina, with the Dickens's five children and several servants, left London by coach on July 2, 1844, bound for Italy. After one month's stay in the Villa Pallavicino della Peschiere, in Genoa (where Dickens wrote The Chimes), he and Kate left the children with Georgina and traveled south, stopping first in Pisa and Florence. In Rome, Dickens was captivated by the ruins, practically overcome, he later said, by the sight of the Coliseum. They also visited Herculaneum and Pompeii, making a perilous ascent to the rim of Vesuvius and peering into the "Hell of boiling fire below." Dickens published reports of his journey in the Daily News, as a series of eight "Travelling Letters. Written on the Road." Pictures from Italy (incorporating the letters, with five chapters added) appeared in book form on May 18, 1846. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. Fine.

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        Autograph letter signed ("TBMacaulay").

      (London), Albany, 27. VIII. 1846. - 8vo. 4 pp. on bifolium. To an unidentified German recipient who had asked Macaulay to intercede on behalf of a literary friend: "My knowledge of German literature is very small. I now and then spend an hour with Schiller and Goethe. But I am ashamed to say that I do not know their successors even by name. I am quite willing to believe that you have formed a correct judgement both of your friend's poetry and of the treatment which he has experienced. But I do not think that he would at present have much chance of obtaining employment in the public service. As to myself, I have no patronage, except indeed a few small places in Chelsea Hospital. None of these places is vacant; nor would any of them suit a foreigner and an accomplished man of letters. The clerkships in the pay office are not in my gift, but in the gift of the Board of Treasury. For many reasons it seems to me that your friend would do well to aim rather at private than at public employment [.]".

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        Bednye liudi. [In:] Peterburgskii sbornik, izdannyi N. Nekrasovym

      Sanktpeterburg. V tipografii Eduarda Pratsa. 1846 - First edition, containing (on pp. [1]–166) Dostoevsky’s first novel, Poor Folk. ‘No debut in Russian literature has been described more vividly than that of Dostoevsky, and few, in truth, created so widespread and sensational a stir. Dostoevsky’s account is well known, though he considerably exaggerates and sentimentalizes his own innocence and naiveté. “Early in the winter [of 1845], suddenly, I began to write Poor Folk, my first novel; before that I had never written anything. Having finished the novel, I did not know what to do with it, and to whom it should be submitted.” The truth is a good deal different. Dostoevsky knew very well what he wished to do with his novel ‘There can be no doubt, however, about what occurred when the novel was ready. Grigorovich [the writer Dmitry Grigorovich, 1822–1900] was profoundly impressed and moved by the work; he took it to Nekrasov; and both young literati shed tears over the sad plight of Dostoevsky’s characters. Acting on the impulse of the moment, they rushed to Dostoevsky’s apartment at four o’clock in the morning to convey their emotion. The next day Nekrasov brought it to Belinsky, who greeted it with equal warmth and appreciation. P. V. Annenkov visited Belinsky while the critic was plunged in Dostoevsky’s manuscript; and he has left a less well known but graphic account of Belinsky’s enthusiasm at his discovery. ‘“On one of my visits to Belinsky, before dinnertime, when he used to rest from his morning writing, I saw him from the courtyard of his house standing at his parlor window and holding a large copy-book in his hands, his face showing all the signs of excitement. He noticed me, too, and shouted: ‘Come up quickly, I have something new to tell you about.’ ‘You see this manuscript?’ he continued, after we shook hands. ‘I haven’t been able to tear myself away from it for almost two days now. It’s a novel by a beginner, a new talent; what this gentleman looks like and what his mental capacity is I do not know yet, but his novel reveals such secrets of life and characters in Russia as no one before him even dreamed of. Just think of it—it’s the first attempt at a social novel we’ve had, and done, moreover, in the way artists do their work; I mean, without themselves suspecting what will come out of it. The matter in it is simple but what drama, what types! I forgot to tell you, the artist’s name is Dostoevsky ”’ (Frank, Dostoesvky: the Seeds of Revolt, pp. 137–8). The volume also contains works by Belinsky, Herzen, Maikov, Nekrasov, Odoevsky, Panaev, Sollogub, and Turgenev (Pomeshchik, Tri portreta, and translations of Byron and Goethe), plus Kroneberg’s translation of Macbeth (Levidova, Shekspir 116). Large 8vo (247 × 155 mm), pp. [4], 560; some light foxing/spotting in places, title-page apparently supplied; contemporary half roan, corners worn, spine rubbed with a couple of small abrasions, but sound; early ink ownership inscription to the front free endpaper, later bookplate of A. V. Leont’ev to front pastedown. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La mare au diable

      - Desessart, Paris 1846, 13,5x22cm, 2 volumes reliés en 1. - raro e molto ricercato Edition. Binding metà della marina del Marocco blu, spina dorsale piatta decorata con arabeschi romantici d'oro, blu navy piatti di cartone e carta guardie contreplats alla nave, dorato, vincolante nel gusto romantico. Copia gratuita di lentiggini (che è molto raro secondo Clouzot che cita spesso vengono snocciolate) frontespizio sbalzo del primo volume e l'ultima pagina del sommario del secondo volume completamente ombreggiato. Bellissimo esemplare, ampio margine e non tagliati, situato in una piacevole pastiche romantica vincolante. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale rare et très recherchée. Reliure en demi maroquin bleu marine, dos lisse orné d'arabesques romantiques dorées, plats de cartonnage bleu marine, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tête dorée, reliure dans le goût romantique. Exemplaire exempt de rousseur (ce qui est très rare selon Clouzot qui mentionne qu'ils sont souvent piqués), page de faux-titre du premier volume et dernière page de la table des matières du second volume intégralement ombrées. Bel exemplaire, grand de marge et non rogné, établi dans une agréable reliure romantique pastiche.

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        Zeitschrift für österreichische Rechtsgelehrsamkeit und politische Gesetzkunde hrsg. v. Vinc. Aug. Wagner.

      68 (v. 74) Bde. HLdr. (29) u. Pbde. (39) d. Zt. m. goldgeprägt. Rückensch. Ecken u. Kanten bestoßen. Alte Bibl.-Etiketten am Rü. Lagerspuren. Rückenkanten tlw. läd. Fast alles Erschienene dieser bedeutenden Zeitschrift. Ab 1846: "Österreichische Zeitschrift für Rechts- und Staatswissenschaft". Vorhanden: Jg. 1825, Bd. 2 1826-1835 (je 3 Bde.) 1836, Bde. 1, 2 1837-1847 (je 3 Bde.) 1848, Bd. 2 1849, Bd. 2, 3

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        OEUVRES COMPLETES DE BUFFON avec les suppléments augmentés de la classification de Cuvier. OEUVRES DU COMTE DE LACEPEDE comprenant l'Histoire Naturelle des quadrupèdes ovipares, des serpents, des poissons et des cétacés.

      1846 - Paris chez Abel Ledoux 1846. / Paris A l'Administration de la Librairie 1847. Ensemble de 12 volumes in-8 (9 pour Buffon et 3 pour Lacépède) environ 400 à 500pp chacun (bien collationnés). Demi basane havane, dos lisse élégamment orné d'un triple filet doré en place des nerfs, de filets et 1 chaînette dorés en queue, petites pastilles à froid, pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin violet, reliure de l'époque. Orné d'un beau portrait de Buffon en frontispice, 3 cartes et 283 belles planches en couleurs, représentant plus de 1400 animaux. Rousseurs par endroits, n'altérant pas les planches. Un bel ensemble très bien relié avec de belles planches en couleurs, le tout typique de l'époque. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Manners and Customs of the Aborigines of the Encounter Bay Tribe, South Australia

      Adelaide, 'printed and published for Government, by George Dehane', 1846. Octavo, [ii], 15 pages. Original blue wrappers (with the title page details repeated on the front cover) slightly cracked at the foot of the spine; a very fine copy of an ephemeral item printed in the colony when it had been established scarcely a decade. Heinrich Edward August Meyer was a Lutheran missionary who arrived in Australia in 1840, and spent just over two years living with the Raminyeri tribe of the Encounter Bay area before publishing in 1843 'the first grammar and vocabulary on Ngarrindjeri, "Vocabulary of the Language spoken by the Aborigines of the Encounter Bay Tribe, South Australia". He lived at Encounter Bay until 1848 ... Meyer was part of an Adelaide-based community of missionaries from the Dresden Missionary School, which placed great emphasis on learning the language because it believed in the importance of communicating with the Aboriginal people in their own language ... He also had continuing contact with other missionaries who were also involved in writing grammars, such as Clamor Schurmann who had published a grammar of Kaurna, the language to the North of Ngarrindjeri, just before Meyer's arrival. This background, as well as the assertion in his introduction to the 1843 grammar that the whole publication had been twice reviewed with different natives, so that the meaning assigned to the words may be relied upon as correct ... has resulted in a text that is considered to be a reliable reflection of the language at the time, and a good grammar for its time' (Corinne Bannister: 'A Longitudinal Study of Ngarrindjeri', online). In this short but closely printed pamphlet Meyer, in 'giving an account of these people ... endeavour[s] to trace the life of one from his birth upwards'. His extended period of living with the Encounter Bay people in these early years of white settlement adds authenticity to his detailed account of subjects such as hunting, sorcery and burial customs. Ferguson 4348; see also Ferguson 13095 (Woods, J.D. [editor]: The Native Tribes of South Australia [Adelaide, Wigg, 1879], which reprints this item); Greenway 6696.

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        Carta postale, itineraria e amministrativa del regno Lombardo-Veneto disegnata ed incisa sugli ultimi scomparti.

      Vallardi, 1846. Grande carta geografica (cm. 59 x 84) incisa, a colori, su tela in scala 1: 500000. Con 4 tabelle: Navigazione dei laghi del Regno Lombardo-Veneto - Fiumi e canali navigabili - Spartimento del Regno Lombardo-Veneto (politico - ecclesiastico) - Altezza dei monti principali sul livello del mare. - A carta ripiegata sulla tela vi è scritto a penna: "Cav. Maggior Baldini / Campagna d'Italia / - 1848 - /Montanara 29 Maggio!..." Buone condizioni

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        Model of Jerusalem.

      Edwin Smith Sheffield 1846 - Plaster-cast relief model (505 x 422 x 70 mm), some small metal details, within fitted wooden box (544 x 465 x 88 mm), some chipping and small loss to plaster and metal details, rather dust-soiled. A very rare survival of a 3D model of the Old City of Jerusalem. The survival rate of these models, in vogue in the mid-nineteenth century, is very low owing to the fact that they are plaster-cast. This type of depiction was used generally for educational purposes to bring the subject alive and provide an accurate depiction of the subject in the time before the widespread use of photography.

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        UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: VEREINIGTE STAATEN VON NORDAMERIKA.

      Lithograph with original outline hand colour, of 4 sheets mounted on and joined by original linen with light green paper edging (Very Good, areas of very mild toning, otherwise bright and clean), 57 x 74 cm (22.5 x 29 inches). - Glogau, Prussia (today G?ogów, Poland), [1846]. Scarce first edition of Friedrich Handtke’s highly influential map of the United States, with a fine view of the American West taken just before the transformative result of the Mexican-American War. - This attractive large-format map of the United States captures the republic during an especially interesting time in its its territorial evolution and expansion, immediately after it was awarded the Oregon Territory, its gateway to the Pacific, and shortly before its windfall gains of the entire American Southwest following the Mexican-American War. Made towards the end of 1846, the map shows that America then had 29 states and 4 territories, each of which is outlined in its own bright and attractive original hand colours. The map is quite detailed, with all major topographical features depicted (as best as they were then known), while the legend in the lower right explains the symbols used to identify cities and towns of varying sizes, forts, missions, canals and the extent of America’s fledgling railway system (in the North-eastern corridor). With the exception of the Lower Michigan peninsula, which is somewhat vaguely formed, the territory east of the Mississippi is mapped with considerable correctness, noting modern boundaries, including the resolution of the recently concluded Maine-Canada boundary dispute (resolved in 1842), although Virginia is shown in its large form prior to the succession of West Virginia (which would occur in 1863). Only three states have territory west of the Mississippi River: Louisiana (gained statehood 1812), Arkansas (1836) and Missouri (1821). In the Western Great Lakes is Wisconsin Territory, which existed in that from 1836 to 1848. Further to the west is the Iowa Territory, which maintained this form until the State of Iowa was carved out of its southern portion on December 28, 1846. Even further west, taking up a vast part of the Great Plains, is the Missouri Territory, the rump leftover of the much larger Louisiana Purchase lands. Importantly, beyond the Rockies, in the Pacific Northwest, is the Oregon Territory which was only recently granted to the United States by the Treaty of Washington (1846). That same agreement gave what is today British Columbia to Britain, extending the U.S.-British boundary along the 49th parallel from the Rockies to the Pacific, but with all of Vancouver Island going to the British. Various old fur-trading forts are marked in the Oregon Territory, such as Ft. Astoria and Ft. Vancouver, while the Willamette Valley (in today’s State of Oregon) already shows some signs of settlement, being the first Pacific region to attract significant American migration. Texas is shown to be a U.S. state (having been admitted to the Union in 1845); however, its western boundaries with Mexico are left undefined. The entire future U.S. Southwest is shown to still belong to Mexico. Crucially, this map was made during the early part of the Mexican-American War (1845-8), after which this massive region would be ceded to the United States. Geographically, while the Upper Rio Grande Valley in New Mexico is reasonably well-defined, the territory between that region and the coast of ‘New California’ (or Alta California, the future U.S. State of California) is shown to be little known, with most areas being the product of conjecture. The coasts of California are well defined, based on good hydrographic surveys, and the region’s several presidios and former Franciscan missions are labelled, including the capital of Alta California, ‘San Carlos de Monterey’, as well as San Diego, San Gabriel, Santa Barbara, San Jose and San Francisco, etc. Interestingly, a table in the lower left corner of the map, which identifies each state and territory by matching a number on the map to its name, gives the land area and population statistics (from the 1840 census) for each jurisdiction. It reveals that in 1840 the United States had a total population of 17,6

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        A selection from papers relating to Borneo, and the proceedings at Sarawak, of James Brooke, Esq. Printed for the use of the Government Offices.

      London ROBSON LEVEY AND FRANKLYN 1846 - FIRST EDITION. Folio, vi, 84pp., table,(ii Additional Papers Relating to Borneo) 85-98pp., xxv pp. appendix, table, 7 folding engraved charts; title page and 3 charts slightly spotted, some offsetting. Contemporary dark green cloth, red morocco title label on the upper cover, a fine copy. rare First edition of a parliamentary investigation into British power in Borneo James Brooke (1803–68) was a British adventurer whose exploits in areas of the Malay Archipelago led to him becoming the first White Rajah of Sarawak. Setting sail for Borneo in 1838, he arrived in Kuching To find indigenous groups uprising against the Sultan of Brunei. He gave his assistance, crushing the rebellion and helping fight piracy, and as a reward was offered the governorship of Sarawak by the Sultan. After suppressing a further insurgency by Malay nobles and restoring the Sultan to his throne, Sarawak received independent kingdom status and complete sovereignty was ceded to Brooke in 1841. Returning temporarily to England in 1847, he was given the Freedom of the City of London, appointed governor and commander-in-chief of Labuan, British consul-general in Borneo and was created a Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath. A rare copy- only one has been sold at auction since at least 1975 (ABPC). BMC IV: 249, 533. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        View from under the Portico of the Temple of Edfou, Upper Egypt.

      F.B. Moon London -49 1846 - Original hand-coloured lithograph on fine paper mounted on card as issued from the subscription edition of Roberts' Egypt and Nubia. Dimensions: Page size 60 x 44cm. Image size 35 x 50.8cm

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        Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell.

      London: Smith, Elder and Co.,, 1846 [i.e. 1848]. Octavo. Original blind-stamped green cloth, title to spine gilt, pale yellow coated endpapers. Minor rubbing to extremities, slight wear to spine ends, spine and edges of covers browned, top edge dust toned; an excellent, unsophisticated copy. First edition, second issue, with the cancel title page and a facsimile errata slip. The slim volume was first published by Aylott and Jones in an edition of 1,000 copies on 26 May 1846, but was not a commercial success. After the huge success of Jane Eyre, published in October 1847, the unsold stock of Poems, consisting of 961 copies, was bought by Smith, Elder & Co. in September 1848 and reissued the following month with a cancel title page, but retaining the original date. The collection contains 19 poems by Charlotte Brontë ("Currer"), and 21 each by Emily ("Ellis") and Anne ("Acton").

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        Carmen

      Paris Michel Lévy Frères 1846 - First Edition of Mérimée’s Carmen MÉRIMÉE, Prosper. Carmen. Paris: Michel Lévy Frères, 1846. First edition in book form. Octavo (8 x 4 7/8 inches; 204 x 124 mm). [4], 363, [1, blank] pp. With both points for the first printing according to Clouzot, "insultée" p. 75 et "c'est eur" p. 86. Bound without the wrappers as usual. Bound in contemporary half red morocco, over red basket-weave textured boards. Spine decoratively tooled in gilt and and black and lettered in gilt. Marbled endpapers. All edges dyed yellow. Boards and edges a bit rubbed. Title-page with a 2-inch closed tear, expertly repaired and not affecting text. Page 175 with a 1-inch closed tear to top margin, not affecting text and expertly repaired. A tiny burn hole to page 311, barely affecting two letters. A few minor marginal paper flaws. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Overall, a very good copy. This story is Mérimée’s tale of Spanish gypsy life and love, which was used by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy as a basis for their libretto for Bizet’s opera Carmen. Vicaire V, cols. 724-725. HBS 67758. $4,750 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Adventures of Oliver Twist; or, the Parish Boy's Progress [Riviere Binding]

      London: Published for the author by Bradbury & Evans, Whitefriars, 1846. First Edition thus. Full Polished Calf. Fine. First Single-Volume Edition, revised and corrected, with the preface from the third edition (1841), defending the book against attacks on its morality. 8vo: iii-xii,311,[1], with 24 steel-engraved plates by George Cruikshank. Rebound by Riviere in full tan polished calf, covers framed with French fillets, spines elaborately gilt in six compartments between raised bands, two olive-green lettering pieces gilt, blue end papers, gilt turn-ins and edges. An excellent wide-margined example of this important edition, very handsomely bound, with virtually none of the foxing that plagues most copies. Podeschi (Gimbel Collection) A39. Eckel, pp. 59-63. Smith I, 4. Carr B98. Grolier Dickens 72. Sadleir I 696c. Wolff 1808b. Cohn 240. Dickens's second novel (after The Pickwick Papers), first published serially between February 1837 and April 1839 in Bentley's Miscellany. A three-volume edition appeared in 1838, followed by four (or possibly five) reissues, after which Dickens bought back the copyright from Richard Bentley, substantially revised the text, and published this "New Edition." (For a more-detailed summary of the early printing history, see Smith.) According to Cohn, the majority of plates are in "a second state, having been re-etched and materially altered." N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Historia del emperador Carlos V, rey de España escrita por Don Fray Prudencio de Sandoval,Obispo de Pamplona.9 Volumenes

      P. Madoz y L. Sagarti, Madrid 1846 - holandesa de época algo rozada, en general buena conservación . . 4402 págs.

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        Histories of noble British families with biographical notices of the most distinguished individuals in each, illustrated by their armorial bearings, portraits, monuments, seals etc.

      London, Pickering, 1846. 2nd edition. 2 volumes, complete. Large folio, brown morocco with embossed and gilt decorations and lettering. Rubbed on he edges, but still in good condition, minor foxing. Exlibri sans changer and Daniel de Bruin and owner's name in ink on the end papers. H154

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        Pictures from Italy [Original Cloth]

      London: Published for the author, by Bradbury & Evans, Whitefriars, 1846. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fine. First Issue, with all correct points (see Eckel, Smith, and Podeschi, referenced below). Foolscap 8vo: [8],270,2]pp, with four woodcut vignettes by Samuel Palmer (showing Villa d'Este, Colosseum, Street of the Tombs at Pompeii, and a vineyard scene). Original diaper-grain blue cloth, covers decorated in blind with elaborate arabesque border and round center ornament, spine decorated in blind and lettered in gilt, pale yellow coated end papers. A superb copy: internally virtually pristine, with crisp, clean pages; binding tight, gilt fresh and bright; lower cover with almost undetectable scattered areas of fading. Eckel, pp. 126-127. Smith II, pp. 48-58. Podeschi (Gimbel Collection) A98. Grolier (Dickens), pp. 101-103. Thomson 45. Pine-Coffin 844(5). Dickens, his wife, Kate, and her sister Georgina, with the Dickens's five children and several servants, left London by coach on July 2, 1844, bound for Italy. After one month's stay in the Villa Pallavicino della Peschiere, in Genoa (where Dickens wrote The Chimes), he and Kate left the children with Georgina and traveled south, stopping first in Pisa and Florence. In Rome, Dickens was captivated by the ruins, practically overcome, he later said, by the sight of the Coliseum. They also visited Herculaneum and Pompeii, making a perilous ascent to the rim of Vesuvius and peering into the "Hell of boiling fire below." Dickens published reports of his journey in the Daily News, as a series of eight "Travelling Letters. Written on the Road." Pictures from Italy (incorporating the letters, with five chapters added) appeared in book form on May 18, 1846. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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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. EASchlossar 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. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Land- und Forstwirtschaft, Austriaca, Habsburger

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        The Cricket on the Hearth

      London: Bradbury & Evans, 1846. First edition. Near Fine. Smith's rare first state with rear advertisement in two lines, without the heading, "NEW EDITION OF OLIVER TWIST" (Smith II.6). Small 8vo: (viii), 174, [2]; complete. A Near Fine copy in bright cloth with spine a bit darkened and with the vignette title and frontis tipped back in. Dickens' charming third Christmas book was an immediate success and was more frequently performed on stage than his "Christmas Carol" for many years. As the title suggests, a magical cricket living on the fireplace hearth protects a poor family from dangers. The novel ends as did "A Christmas Carol" with the redemption of a hard-hearted old curmudgeon. A fresh, early example of the book with a rare state of the final advertisement, not noted in Smith or Sadlier. Additional images available upon request. Near Fine.

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        Memoirs and correspondence of the most noble Richard Marquess Wellesley .

      London Bentley 1846 - First edition. 3 volumes, 8vo., 3 engraved frontispiece portraits, bound as an Eton College leaving gift in near contemporary polished calf gilt, red and black morocco labels, a most handsome set. A finely bound set concerning the the founder of Fort William College and governor-general of Bengal at the time of the war with Tipu Sultan. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Journal Of The Horticultural Society Of London Vol 1-9, 1846-55 Complete First Edition Series

      Lond: Published By the Society for Longman and Co.. Good with no dust jacket. 1846-55. First Edition. Hardcover. Hand colored; Complete run of bound volumes of Journal of the Horticultural Society Of London Vol. 1-9, 1846-55. The New Series was then published beginning with vol 10. Includes many plates including hand colored plates . Scattered foxing mainly to end matter, generally lighter but heavier in Vol I. Bound in 3/4 calf over marbled boards with black morocco and gilt spine labels. Spines faded. All volumes sound and tight. ; 15 .

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        Fact and Fiction: A Collection of Stories

      Inscribed by the authorNew York: C.S. Francis and Company, 1846Email us via the Bailey Books seller homepage for a technical description and additional photos. Response within 24 hours. We provide swift and professional service.

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        Das Königreich Hannover in malerischen Original-Ansichten

      seiner interessanten Gegenden, seiner merkwürdigsten Städte, Badeorte, Kirchen, Burgen und sonstigen ausgezeichneten Baudenkmäler. In Stahl gestochen von den ausgezeichnetsten Künstlern unserer Zeit. G. G. Lange Vlg. Darmstadt. 1846, 216 S.Text und 16 S.Text über Frankfurt a.M. von Appell m. insgesamt 46 Stahlstichen (incl.4 über Frankurt, u.a.Celle, Hannover,Hameln, Lüneburg) (Inhaltsverzeichnis handschriftl. beiliegend(zum Teil mit Buntstift angemalt)meist fingerfleckig, Stiche müsten aufgearbeitet werden)(beschabt,bestoßen)(Rü 4 cm eingerissen)(Na. auf dem Titelblatt). Hld. d. Zt. m.Rü.-Titel in Goldschrift. -3/4)Bild eines Stahlstiches.

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        Uniformen des Preussischen Heeres in ihren Hauptveränderungen bis auf die Gegenwart. Sr. Königlichen Hoheit dem Prinzen von Preussen unterthänigst gewidmet von den Verlegern L. Sachse & Co. Mit 18 [= komplett] kolorierten lithographierten Tafeln.

       \"Bearbeitet[,] gezeichnet und lithographirt Edmund [Friedrich Theodor] Rabe. Uniformen des Preussischen Heeres in ihren Hauptveränderungen bis auf die Gegenwart. Sr. Königlichen Hoheit dem Prinzen von Preussen unterthänigst gewidmet von den Verlegern L. Sachse & Co. Berlin 1846 [Heft 1 & 2]-1850 [Heft 3] = komplett). Großfolio (Querformat). Mit lithographiertem Titelblatt (1846) und 18 kolorierten lithographierten Tafeln. Ganzleinen der Zeit mit Blindprägung und goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel. Zustand: Einband etwas berieben und bestoßen. Buchblock angebrochen. Titel stockfleckig. Tafeln teilweise (zumeist mäßig) stockfleckig. 1 Tafel lose und mit Randläsionen. – Die kolorierten Tafeln zeigen in 166 Uniformdarstellungen die Veränderungen bei den einzelnen Waffengattungen von 1683 bis 1850: Königl. Preuss. Generale / Königl. Preuss. Flügel-Adjutanten und General_Stab / Königl. Preuss. Infanterie. Subaltern-Offiziere / Königl. Preuss. Landwehr. Infanterie und Cavallerie / Königl. Preuss. Reg. Garde du Corps / Königl. Preuss. Infanterie (der Garde). Grenadiere / Königl. Preuss. Cuirassiere im Feldanzuge / Königl. Preuss. Infanterie (der Linie). Musketiere / Kgl. Preuss. Lanzenreiter / Königl. Preuss. Infanterie. Füsiliere / Königl. Preuss. Dragoner / Königl. Preuss. Husaren / Königl. Preuss. Infanterie. Jäger und Schützen / Königl. Preuss. Artillerie / Königl. Preuss. Infanterie. Mineurs_Corps oder Mineure, Pioniere und Zimmerleute / Königl. Preuss. Infanterie. Spielleute / Königl. Preuss. Cavallerie Trompeter / Königl. Preuss. Armee. Cadettencorps. – Edmund Friedrich Theodor Rabe (* 2. September 1815 in Berlin; † 18. April 1902 in Berlin-Friedrichshagen) war ein deutscher Schlachten-, Historien- und Genremaler sowie Lithograph.\" Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        "Observations on some cases of permanently slow pulse" and "On the microscopical character of mollifies ossium".; In: The Dublin Quarterly Journal of Medical Science. Vol. II. With volume I.

      Dublin: Hodges and Smith, 1846. Two volumes, 8vo. In vol. II Stoke's paper is on pp. 73-85; Dalrymple's paper is on pp. 85-95. Entire volumes: 582, 606 pp. Modern half leather. Stokes: "Stokes's celebrated account of heart block with syncopal attacks - the Stokes-Adams syndrome [see also G-M-N 2745]. Stokes was most interested in the diagnostic value of this condition. The paper is reprinted in Medical Classics, 1939, 3, 727-38. For history of this syndrome see N. Flaxman, Bull. Inst. Hist. Med., 1937, 5, 115-30" (Garrison-Morton-Norman 2756). Dalrymple: "Report of the histological examination of bone material containing multiple myeloma from the patient described by Macintyre (G-M-N 4327)" (Garrison-Morton-Norman 4325.1). Library inkstamp on title / From the Collection of Allan B. Kirsner, M.D.

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        William “Buffalo Bill” Cody Autograph Quotation Signed Twice

      - Revered hero of the American West, William Frederick “Buffalo Bill” Cody (1846-1917), quoted his famous wild west credo: “True to friend & foe” and signed “W. F. Cody” as well as “Buffalo Bill” on this 2 ¼” x 4 ¾” piece of paper. Born in the Iowa Territory, William Cody was a rider for the Pony Express at age fourteen, fought for the Union Army during the Civil War, and later served as a scout during the Indian Wars, for which he received a Medal of Honor in 1872. Buffalo Bill received his moniker after the Civil War when he was contracted to shoot buffalo for the consumption of the Kansas Pacific Railroad workers. He is rumored to have shot over 4,000 buffalo in an 18-month span (1867-1868). He also won a shooting match against William Comstock for the right to use the nickname, bagging 68 buffalo to Comstock’s 48. But the legend of Buffalo Bill truly began in 1869 when he met Ned Buntline, a writer who wrote (exaggerated) stories of Cody’s adventures and later produced some of the Wild West Shows in which Cody starred. In 1883, Buffalo Bill produced his own show, Buffalo Bill’s Wild West, a circus-like spectacle that toured America as well as Europe. Throughout his career, some of the figures Cody performed with included Annie Oakley, “Wild Bill” Hickock, Sitting Bull, Frank Butler, Gabriel Dumont, and Lillian Smith. Archivally matted with an image of Buffalo Bill to 12 ¼” x 17 ½”. Condition: Some light soil, overall very good condition.

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        Das Königreich Hannover in malerischen Original-Ansichten

      seiner interessantesten Gegenden, seiner merkwürdigen Städte, Badeorte, Kirchen, Burgen und sonstigen ausgezeichneten Baudenkmäler alter und neuer Zeit. Nach der Natur aufgenommen von Georg Osterwald, C. A. Lill und Anderen. In Stahl gestochen von den ausgezeichnetsten Künstlern unserer Zeit. Von einem historisch-topographischen Text begleitet. Lange Vlg. Darmstadt. 1846, (der gestochene Titel mit Verden, Dom ist von 1852). VIII. 495 S.+2 Bl.( und angeb.: Appell, Frankfurt./M. geschildert von Appel 16 S. 4 Stahlstichen von Frankfurt. ) gr.8. m. 143 von 146 Stichen(es fehlen Nr. 64, 107 und 129)(teilweise stockfleckig)(Ecken bestossen). Hld. d. Zt. -2)Bild vom Titelblatt.

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        Memoir respecting the Kaffers Hottentos and Bosjemans of South Africa

      First edition. 2 vols. 8vo. Original cloth-backed boards, with paper labels to spines, extremities rubbed. [viii], 432; [vi], 720pp. Cape Town, Pike & Philip, 1845 &

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        THE JAMAICA ALMANACK FOR THE YEAR 1846

      Kingston: W. Cathcart, 1846. 156,84pp. Five woodcut illustrations. 12mo. Contemporary cloth, paper label on upper cover (worn), booksellers label on front inner board. Some leaves detached, else good. An interesting Jamaica almanac from the post-Emancipation period, when the island had declined in prosperity. This copy has the interesting label of "Jas. Fraser Book Binder and Stationer Church Street Kingston" on the front board. the almanac also includes much statistical information on the island. Some early Jamaica almanacs, like the present, include a page showing the Jewish calendar, which "would seem to be an indication of the importance of Jewish residents in the eyes of Christian Jamaicans" (B. W. Korn, "The Haham DeCordova of Jamaica," in AMERICAN JEWISH ARCHIVES 18:2 [Nov. 1966]). In addition on pages 151 and 152 is a listing of the leaders of both the "English and German Jews' Synagogue" and the "Spanish and Portuguese Jews' Synagogue" in Kingston.

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        Allerlei Blumen-, Kinder- u. Vogelgeschichten, 12 Blatt Farbdruckbilder nach Aquarellen von Anton von Werner (1843-1915). Mit Text von Frau von Freydorf, geb. Alberta von Freydorf (1846 - 1923)

      mit zweifarbigem Titel und 12 zauberhaften, teils ganzseitigen, chromolithographischen Illustrationen, auf Tafeln, 14 Blatt (unpaginiert), 26 x 34, heller illustrierter OU rotes illustriertes OHLn mit Voll-Goldschnitt, TADELLOSES EXEMPLAR DIESES ÄUSSERST SELTENEN TITELS, lediglich der Schutzumschlag fachmännisch restauriert

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        The Vade Mecum of Fly-fishing for Trout

      Longman, Brown and Company. 1846. Small 4to. Original brown cloth with paper label to upper board; pp. 105 + [2, ads.]; bidning very slightly scuffed, very good. Provenance: with the circular angling bookplate of F.W. Sims to ffep and the bookplate of George Hamilton Chichester, Earl of Belfast. Second edition, enlarged.

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        Insensibility produced by the Inhalation of the Vapour of Ethereal Solution of Opium, 28. Oct. 1846

      Boston Med. Surg. J., 35/13. - Boston, October 28, 1846, 8, pp.249-268, OBrosch. First Edition, in the extreme rare original wrappers! "The name of E.R.Smilie may be added to the list of those who came close to discovering anesthesia, and he came as close as anyone. He had the idea of abolishing pain in surgery, and he was actually using ether and opium by inhalation but he considered the ether to be only a vehicle and attributed the analgesic effect to the opium." "His article is curious, significant, and not little pathetic. It was published on October 28, 1846, twelve days after Morton's successful demonstration of ether anesthesia, but Smilie had surely submitted his work before that date. Bigelow's paper, based on Morton's exhibition of ether anesthesia, did not appear until November 18, 1846." -cf. Cole Milestones in Anesthesia, Nr. 5 W.Stanley Sykes, p.48

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