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        ALS ("Ferdinand Maximilian von Österreich").

      Vienna, 25. XI. 1846. - 4to. 1 p. on double leaf. Includes an envelope addressed by a scribe's hand. Fine letter by the then 14-year-old Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian of Austria to Carl Freiherr von Schwartzenau, colonel and commander of the "Archduke Ferdinand Max 3rd Chevaux-Leger Regiment": "It is a great pleasure for me that such a nice regiment bears my name and has in every instance proved itself through courage and bravery, and I shall always endeavor to advance the welfare of the same to the best of my abilities. I thank you for your so kindly sending me the list of officers and their ranks [.]". - Blank 2nd f. with small defect.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Mexico & Guatemala:

      S. Augustus Mitchell. Philadelphia. Copyright 1846. - Handcolored map, lithograph, 12 x 15 inches including decorative border on sheet 13 3/4 x 17 1/4 inches. Toning and light soiling to margins, archivally repaired tear entering the decorative border at centre of upper edge, pinholes in three corners, occasional light soiling in image. Good condition. A fascinating map of the "American West" before it was: the map, published at the start of the Mexican-American War, shows Mexico extending south of the Oregon Territory and east to the Rocky Mountains and Rio Grande, including the huge Mexican state "Upper or New California." It is from the 1846 edition of Mitchell's New Universal Atlas (with a plate number of 36 outside the neat line). The copyright line at lower centre reads: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1846 by H.N. Burroughs, in the Clerk's Office of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." There is an inset map "Valley of Mexico" at lower left and of Guatemala at upper right. A fascinating snapshot of the Western United States just prior to the California Gold Rush and the annexation of California.

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        Das Schaltjahr; welches ist der teutsch Kalender mit den Figuren, und hat 366 Tag. 5 Bände [=kplt.].

      Stuttgart, Scheible 1846-1847.. Kl.-8°. Pro Bd. zwischen 655 und 740 Seiten, mit zahlreichen Kupfer- bzw. Holzstichen auf (tls. gefalt.) Tafeln und im Text nach Dürer, Amman u. a. Neuere HPergaminbde. mit goldgepr. Titel auf mont. schwarzen Lederrückenschild, goldgepr. Filetten u. Streicheisenverz. auf Rü., Deckelbezug aus braunem Leinen u. umseit. Rotschnitt. Rü. geringf. angestaubt, alle Titelblätter mit Bibl.-Stemp., im Text durchgeh. braunfleckig aber kaum abgegriffen, ersten Ss. von Bd.1 wasserrandig, insges. dekoratives und wohlerhaltenes Exemplar.. Diesch 3602 - Graesse VI, 297 - Hayn/Gotendorf VII, 123 ff. - MNE II, 202 - Erste Ausgabe, alles Erschienene. Unter den Illustrationen u. a. eine Hexenprobe, Wallensteins Horoskop, ein Zahnarzt, Brillenmacher, Friseur, Bäcker und zahlreiche Totentänze. "Ein mit einer Menge Curiositäten und Seltenheiten in Wort und Bild schön ausgestattetes Werk, das derjenige, welcher sich mit dem Sammeln culturgeschichtlicher und literarischer Raritäten befasst, nicht wird entbehren können. Es sind die Resultate der Nachforschungen in den ausgezeichnetsten Bibliotheken zur Kunde des deutschen Mittelalters und der Reformation" (Hayn-Got.).

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        L'arte di reggere i fiumi

      Venezia: G. Antonelli, 1846. Prima edizione (First Edition). ril mezza pelle (half-leather binding). Ottimo (Fine). 8vo. di Enrico bar. De Pechman, regio consigliere superiore delle pubbliche costruzioni di Baviera, e cavaliere dell'ordine Militare del merito di Massimiliano Giuseppe. Tradotta dal tedesco ed ampliata con la descrizione dei lavori sul Reno dall'ingegnere Rinaldo Nicoletti dottore in matematica ed ufficiale dell'Imp. Reg. Governativo dipartimento del Genio per le provincie venete. Volume Primo, Parte I - II. Parte III. Con XX tavole e IV tabelle Autore, titolo e fregi in oro al dorso Pagine bianche, in ottimo stato con qualche rara, piccola e lieve fioritura. Manca la tavola XVIII (Some light yellowing. Missing table XVIII)

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        Maps of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.

      London: Charles Knight (1849). 1846 - Vol I. With 112 engraved and partially hand-colored maps. folio. Full contemporary leather, with blind and gilt stamping. Cover split at spine; leather exhibits significant rubbing and scratches. Minor int. foxing and soil. Else very good; many maps/plates fine or near fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels of Lady Hester Stanhope forming the Completion of her Memoirs narrated by her Physician (3 Volumes)

      Henry Colburn, London, 1846, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First EditionSize: Octavo (standard book size). 3-volume set (complete). Each volume bound in red cloth with gilt title to spine. Rebacked with original spine laid on and new end papers. Boards and spines a little marked. Vol I: xix, 372 pp, Vol II: ix, 400 pp, Vol III: viii, 422, vi pp. Each volume has frontis piece. Some foxing to prelims of each volume and to extreme edges of paper. An interesting read which follows the travels of Lady Stanhope to Cairo and then on to the Middle East. She spent time in Jerusalem, Malta, Palestine, Jordan and Syria amongst other countries and had a certain influence over key events and people. Overall a clean sound set. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography & Autobiography; 19th century; Travel & Places. Inventory No: 17250.

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        Livre de mariage d'apres les manuscrits de la Biblioth?que royale.

      Gruel, 1846, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good ConditionSize: 153 x 110mm, Livre de mariage d'apres les manuscrits de la Biblioth?que royale. Paris: Gruel, '1846' [colophon 1849]. 8? (153 x 110mm). Chromolithographic title and 91 chromolithographic facsimile leaves incorporating one full-page frontispiece, one full-page part-title and 14 full-page illustrations by H. Moulin after Auguste Louis Charles Ledoux, printed in gold and colours throughout by Engelmann and Graf, mounted on guards. EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with 5 additional leaves with chromolithographic borders enclosing a calligraphic manuscript of the wedding-service of Ferdinando, 1st Duke of Genoa, (1822-1855) and Elizabeth, Princess of Saxony, (1830-1912), in 1850; the borders with additional painted decoration incorporating their arms and monogram initials, and 6 hand-painted and gilt engraved plates ofSaints Ferdinand, Elizabeth, John the Evangelist, Theresa, Amelia, andthe Blessed Virgin Mary, with letterpress titles printed in gold beneath, one by Andr? F?art, another by L. Butavand after A. Fries. Original green velvet [?by Gruel], upper board with applied silver gilt and enamel arms of Savoia and Saxony, silver gilt cornerpieces, and bosses, velvet foreedge straps with silver gilt fittings, silver gilt spine-ends, gilt edges, yellow fabric endleaves, 6 joined silk markers with white silk and silver thread tassles (short splits on upper joint, short tear on one strap); silklined green roan box with gilt crest on cover. Provenance: Prince Ferdinando, Duke of Genoa and Princess Elizabeth of Saxony, inserted flyleaf with illuminated strapwork cartouche in a French renaissance style with the arms of Savoy and Saxony in gold and colours, binding. A FINELY-BOUND FACSIMILE LIVRE DE MARIAGE DECORATED AND EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED TO COMMEMORATETHE ROYAL WEDDING OF PRINCE FERDINAND OF SAVOY AND PRINCESS ELIZABETH OF SAXONY. The basis of the volume is a chromolithographic livre de mariage printed for the binder and publisher Gruel by the company of Engelmann and Graf. Godefroy Engelmann I (1788-1839) had developed a pioneering, fully-automated process for colour lithography in 1836 and founded the company Soci?t? Engelmann, P?re et Fils with his son Godefroy II (1814-1897) in 1837, which became Engelmann et Graf in 1842, and quickly established itself as the leading company in France for the printing of facsimiles of illuminated manuscripts. The binder Pierre Paul Gruel died in c. 1848, and his business was continued by his widow -- who married Godefroy Engelmann II in 1851 -- and his son L?on (1841-1923). The Livres de mariage produced by Engelmann et Graf were available in a variety of forms, and this example, based on manuscripts in the Biblioth?que royale (including the Grandes Heures of Anne of Brittany and Les tr?s riches heures of Jean de France, duc de Berry), wasprepared in a particularly luxurious form for the marriage of Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Genoa and Princess Elizabeth of Saxony on 22 April 1850. Five leaves bearing the calligraphic text of Ferdinand and Elizabeth's wedding service, decorated by hand with their arms and monogram and illuminated with painted initials and infills, have been inserted before the chromolithographic text, and heavily painted and gilt engravings of five Saints, including Ferdinand and Elizabeth, have been added, as has a preliminary painted armorial before the printed title. The binding is unsigned, but was probably executed by Gruel, and is richly ornamented with metal furnishings and an enamelled plaque bearing the arms of Savoy and Saxony. Lot Notes: Prince Ferdinando, Duke of Genoa, (1822-1855) married at The Nymphenburg Palace, Dresden, Elisabeth of Saxony, (1830-1912) thedaughter of Johann I, King of Saxony in 1850. The younger son of Carlo Alberto, King of Sardinia, (1798-1849) and brother of Vittorio Emanuele II, King of Italy, (1820-1878) he was created Duke of Genoa in 1831 and was an Admiral in the Sardinian navy. His daughter, Margherita, (1851-1926) married her first cousin Umberto I, King of Italy, Livre

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        Crimes celebres - [6 volumes bound in 3]

      Paris : Administration de librairie, 1846-48, 1846, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionVery good copies all in the original, aniline calf over marble boards. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with raised bands, gilt-tooling and the title and volume indicators blocked direct in gilt; very impressively finished. Remains a particularly well-preserved set; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Related names: Arnould, Auguste Jean Francois (1803-1854). Fournier, Narcisse (1803-1880). Fiorentino, Pier Angelo (1809-1864). Mallefille, Jean Pierre Felicien (1813-1868). Contents: T. 1. Les Cenci. La marquise de Brinvilliers. Karl Ludwig Sand. Marie Stuart [1. ptie.] -- t. 2. Marie Stuart [2. ptie.] La marquise de Ganges (1. ptie.) -- t. 3. La Marquise de Ganges (2. ptie.) Murat. Les Borgia (1. ptie.) -- t. 4. Les Borgia (suite) Urbain Grandier. Vaninka -- t. 5. Massacres du Midi (1. ptie.) -- t. 6. Massacre´s du Midi (2. ptie.) La comtesse de Saint-Geran. Jeanne de Naples. Nisida [1. ptie.] -- t. 7. Nisida (2. ptie.). Subjects: Crime. Criminals.

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        Efterretninger om Røraas Kobberverk og Præstegjeld, udgivne med Tillæg af John Aas, Sognepræst til Gierestads og Vegaardsheiens Sogner.

      Chra., Paa Udgiverens Forlag. I Commission i P. T. Mallings Forlags-Boghandling. 1846. 8vo. Samtidig skinnryggbind med ryggforgylling i tidens stil. Marmorerte dekler. XXX, 338 s.. Hilsen fra utgiveren på fribladet. Et fint eksemplar av en uvanlig bok

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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.225 - - Garrison & Morton No.3368.1

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        Am Dorfrand, 1846

      1846. Bleistift auf Papier, unten rechts signiert und datiert: "J. Höger. 1846.", verso bezeichnet: "No 93. Jos. Hoeger. Zeichnung", sowie mit dem Stempel der Sammlung J. A. Ruf, Wien (Lugt 2158), 19,5 x 26,4 cm. Joseph Höger gehörte zusammen mit seinen Studienkameraden Johann Fischbach, Joseph Schwemminger oder Friedrich Loos zum Schülerkreis Joseph Mößmers an der Wiener Akademie der bildenden Künste. 1843 wurde er dort selbst Professor. Eine lange Freundschaft verband ihn mit der Familie Gauermann. Mit den Söhnen des damals schon berühmten Jakob Gauermann verbrachte er schon als Jugendlicher viele Stunden auf Wanderungen durch die Gegend um deren Heimatort Miesenbach. Schließlich heiratete er 1832 auch in die Familie ein. Diese Jugendeinflüsse sind in Joseph Högers Werk immer präsent. Trotz der immer stärker vorpreschenden Freilichtmalerei, wie sie Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller propagierte, hielt er sich an die klassisch komponierte Landschaft. Dies ist allerdings keineswegs ein Versäumnis, wie unsere Bleistiftzeichnung verdeutlicht. Der leicht aus der Mitte heraus versetzte Baum bestimmt mit seiner ausladenden Baumkrone das Bild. Der Ausblick links und die Hütte rechts stabilisieren die Komposition. Mit einer wunderbaren Mischung aus präzisem, aber nie pedantischem und flottem, aber nie fahrigem Strich gelingt Höger eine gelungene Mischung aus Detailbeschreibung und atmosphärischer Gesamterscheinung.

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        Coloured Illustrations of the Eggs of British Birds accompanied with descriptions of the Eggs and Nests etc.(2 Volume Set)

      Jan Van Voorst, London 1846 - First Edition:First Printing.Book Condition:A Near Fine 2 volume set bound in full dark green morocco leather front and rear panels blocked in gilt, spines with five raised bands, blocked in gilt with title, author, volume number and date of publication, all page edges gilt, previous owners small bookplate on front pastedown in each book.Volume 1:very gently rubbed top and bottom of the spine, bottom of board edges very gently rubbed, two bottom corners very gently rubbed, endpapers very gently toned, Egyptian Vulture plate 1 with some slight foxing to page edges, otherwise very clean and bright, tight binding.Volume 2:very gently rubbed top and bottom of the spine, endpapers very gently toned, Glossy Ibis plate 283 with some slight foxing to page edges, Ferruginous Duck plate 368 with some slight foxing to page edges, Whiskered Tern plate 430 with some slight foxing to page edges otherwise very clean and bright, tight binding.Overall a Near Fine magnificent 2 Volume set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Mannheim, 4. III. 1846.. 2½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief).. An den Sänger Ludwig Cramolini (1805-1884): "Hätte ich nur einige Wochen früher erfahren, daß Du nicht mehr in Darmstadt Lust zu bleiben hast, so hätte ich mich mit der nemlichen Frage an Dich gewendet, die Du jetzt an mich stellst. Mittlerweilen sind aber zwei Tenoristen auf Gastrollen und Engagement eingeladen worden [...] Wir haben ein eigenes Unglück mit unserem Tenoristen. Ist einmal einer da, der gefällt, so lauft er entweder fort oder er verliert seine Stimme [...] Bei erprobt guten Tenoristen kommen wir entweder zu früh oder zu spät und so leidet die hies. Oper schon seit Jahren an diesem wunden Fleck. Übrigens ist ein Engagement wie in Darmstadt nicht leicht wieder gefunden, wegen des unschätzbaren Vortheils durch 4 od. 5 Monate hindurch sein eigener Herr zu seyn. Unannehmlichkeiten gibts an jedem Theater und ich glaube an sehr vielen mehr als in Darmstadt [...]". - Vinzenz Lachner, der Bruder Franz und Ignaz Lachners, wurde 1831 Organist in Wien, 1836 Hofkapellmeister in Mannheim. - Etwas fleckig und gebräunt; im Mittelfalz annähernd durchtrennt; Bl. 2 mit kleinem Ausriß durch Siegelbruch.

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        Rheinisches Album. (Deckeltitel) Ein Sammlung der interessantesten Ansichten des Rheins zwischen Mainz, Coblenz, Cöln und Düsseldorf. Vereint mit den Ansichten der Taunus-Bäder Wiesbaden, Ems, Schwalbach und Schlangenbad. Frankfurt, Carl Jügel, 1846. Quer-gr.-8vo. (18,5 : 26 cm). Mit 5 farbig lith. Titeln (1 Gesamt-, 4 Zwischentitel) u. 80 Stahlstichansichten nach J. Dielmann. Farbig lith. Orig.-Pappband; stärker fleckig, bestoßen und beschabt, Rücken überklebt.

      . . Vgl. Schäfke/Bodsch 44 u. 221. - Schönes, umfangreiches Rheinalbum, das mit eigenen Zwischentiteln die Teilalben "Wiesbaden", "Ems", "Schwalbach und Schlangenbad" und "Rhein" enthält. Mit Ansichten von Adolphseck, Andernach, Asmannshausen, Bacharach, Bad Ems (4), Bad Schwalbach (6), Bingen, Bonn, Boppart, Braubach, Dausenau, Düsseldorf, Eltville, Hohenstein, Johannisberg, Kaub, Koblenz (2), Köln, Königswinter, Mainz, Nassau, Niederlahnstein, Oberlahnstein Oberwesel, Rüdesheim, St. Goar, St. Goarshausen, Wellmich, Wiesbaden (11), zahlr. Rheinburgen u.a. - Der erste Schmucktitel rückseitig mir rasiertem Stempel, Lagen etw. gelockert, die farbigen Schutzpapierchen fehlen häufig oder sind unterschiedlich stark beschädigt, die Ansichten minimal gebräunt, aber frei von Stockflecken. ** Bestellungen bis 14 Uhr versenden wir am selben Tag. - Schweizer Postkonto vorhanden. **

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        Testacea Britannica ou Histoire Naturelle des Coquilles marines, fluviatiles et terrestres d'Angleterre.

      Ouvrage traduit de l'Anglais. Paris, A. Franck, 1846. Royal-8vo (250 x 165mm). pp. xix, 364, with 14 lithographed plates. Publisher's printed boards. This translation forms volume IV of Chenu's 'Bibliothèque Conchyliologique'.

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        Des droits directs et éventuels des Bourbons d'Espagne, de Naples et de Parme.

      - Paris, Chez Dentu, 1846, 22 x 14 cm., cartoné moderno conservando las cubiertas originales, 2 h. + 131 págs. + árbol gebealógico plegado. (Raro libro de carlismo. No hemos encontrado ejemplar en bibliotecas españolas). CARLISMO

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        Reineke Fuchs

      Munich: Verlag Der Literarisch-Artistischen Anstalt, 1846. First Edition. Three Quarters Leather. Good. Kaulbach, Wilhelm Von; Engravers are R. Rahn and A. Schleich. Folio - over 12. Book. 257 pp., with 37 plates, including the plate at page 42 subsequently suppressed by censors. Foxing to some plates, mostly in margins of the affected plates, and on some text pages. Page 193 has close tear from base, about three inches. Text block is tight. Four raised bands on spine. Spine leather dry, cracked. Boards a bit soiled. Overall a good copy.

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        The discoverer of the effects of sulphuric ether (pp.397-399). + Flagg, J.F.: Inhalation of Sulphuric Ether (pp.407-408).

      - Boston Med. Surg. J., 35/20. - Boston, December 16, 1846, 8°, pp.389-416, orig. wrappers, boxed in a fine slip case. First Edition, in the extreme rare original wrappers! P.W. Ellsworth (1814-1896). - Further content: - *Parkman, Samuel.: Inhalation of ethereal vapour. Painless reduction of a dislocated shoulder (pp.409-410). - Peirson, A.L.: Sequel to Dr. Peirson's Operations (p.410). - Editorial: Insensibility during surgical operations produced by inhalation (pp.413-414). - Samuel Parkman attend with W.J.Bigelow, S.D.Townsend, J.G.Pearson, Giolud anmd Wellington the fist operation by Professor Warren using aether. This account should be the first description the use of new argent in orthopedics. - On the back wrapper appears for the second time in the Bost. Med. Surg. Jo. the famous advertising: " Morton's Letheon. General Circular . Public Caution" Boston, Nov.26. 1846, W.T.G.Morton" (42 lines) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The inhalation of an ethereal vapour to prevent sensibility to pain during surgical operations (pp.356-359). + Peirson, A.L.: Surgical Operations with the aid of the "New Gas" (pp.362-363).

      - Boston Med. Surg. J., 35/18. - Boston, Wednesday, December 2, 1846, 8°, pp.349-368, orig. wrappers in a fine slip case. First Edition, in the extreme rare original wrappers! - Upon the advice of friends, Morton, through his agent, Edward Warren, presented a memorial to the 29th Congress, 2nd Session, to have his priority to the ether discovery established and to request an award for the use of his patent (U.S. Patent No. 4848, November 12, 1846), which at that time was so important for the use of ether to provide comfort and care to those wounded in the war with Mexico. This first of many presentations to the U.S. Congress was heard by the Select Committee of the House of Representatives, consisting of five members, four of whom were physicians.* They listened but made no report, and their deliberations were not published. Members of the committee were apparently confused by the slanderous campaign against Morton by a group of dentists and a few physicians in Boston and vicinity, led by Josiah F. Flagg (1789-1853), a practicing dentist. This group's effort came to be known as the "Dental Manifesto" and was effective in ruining Morton's reputation, dental practice and income. -cf. Eugene H. Conner - On the back cover we find W.T.G.Mortons add "To Surgeons and Physicians" and M.P.Hanson's add "Surgical Operations without Pain" - "M.P.Hanson, M.D., 10 Tremont Temple, Boston, is preapared to furnish Dentists and Surgeons generally with apparatus and instructions for the use of the COMPOUND VAPOR ANODYNE. All necessary instructions can be communicated by letter and apparatus sent by express. Terms low. Orders my be sent to my room, or to N.Hunt, Agent 128 Washington St.; Dec.2--if." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Chambers's Atlas for the People, Accompanied by a Descriptive Introduction

      Edinburgh: W. and R. Chambers. 1846. First printing. Hardcover. Good. First edition, 1846. Quarto, leather-backed boards with leather title- label on front cover bearing title in gilt, gilt decorations to the spine, 48 + 23 pp., illustrated--33 maps including 1 double-page, clean unmarked text, Good copy, age-toning or soiling to the pages, minor creasing to the edges of the outer pages, covers with minor soiling or discoloration, covers with some wear including some scuffing to the boards and a bit of loss along edges. A rare book--2 copies in OCLC.

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        "Sammlung malerischer Burgen". 3. Lieferung mit vier Ansichten: Der alte Hof in München, Schloß Grünwald an der Isar, Der Schloßhof zu Burghausen und Die Trausnitz zu Landshut.

      . 4 Lithographien mit Tonplatte nach Domenico Quaglio bei Mey & Widmayer, 1846, je ca. 36 x 45 cm.. Miller, Sammlung malerischer Burgen, X ;. Huber, Auf der Suche nach historischer Wahrheit. - Carl August Lebschee (1800 - 1877) war als Maler und Graphiker in München tätig. Berühmt wurde er durch seine Veduten aus München und dem Oberland ("Malerische Topographie des Königreichs Bayern"). - Die vier Ansichten breitrandig und tadellos erhalten. Das Textblatt mit den Beschreibungen gering stockfleckig. Im Originalumschlag.

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        The Bush Ranger of Van Diemen's Land

      New York: Harper & Brothers. 1846. First edition. Tall octavo. 146, [2]pp. Contemporary half leather and papercovered boards. Contemporary owner's name and label of the Grand Street Circulating Library, New York on front pastedown, spine quite worn, old paper repair near the crown, joints tender, a sound, good or better copy. A curiosity. OCLC locates ten copies with this title, date, and publisher, but with two fewer pages, and apparently bound with another work that is not here present, but none that matches this copy. Purporting to be non-fiction, but clearly fiction and not in Wright. OCLC locates no copies of this edition. .

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        Fanny, the Little Milliner: or the Rich and the Poor

      London: Smith, Elder & Co. Very Good. 1846. First Edition. Three Quarter Leather. 8vo Three quarter leather bindings over cloth boards, bright gilt titling and decorations to spine. Bright gilt to all page edges. Tissue guarded frontis plate and also illustrated title page. Engraved plates by "Phiz" (Hablot Knight Brown) and Thomas Onwhyn. All plates present as called for plus one additional plate and an illustrated title page. . 397 pages clean and tight. A superb copy of this scarce book. .

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        DEALINGS With The FIRM Of DOMBEY And SON, Wholesale, Retail, and For Exportation

      New York:: Wiley and Putnam,. 1846 - 1848.. 7-1/2" x 5". 1st US edition (Gimbel A104; Edgar & Vail, p. 24; Smith AMERICAN, 7; VanderPoel B197(1); Wilkins, p. 25). 20 parts in 19. Last two parts with imprint, "John Wiley".. Printed grey-brown paper wrappers.. Occasional soiling & staining to wrappers, with some modest chipping. to spine paper. First 9 numbers with previous owner signature. Part. XIX/XX lacks rear wrapper. Some foxing. Overall, Very Good.. Illustrated with 36 plates after Phiz, redrawn & engraved on wood by J. W. Orr. Publication began without waiting for the illustrations, so Part I comes without plates, the plates issued beginning with Part II. The final 4 illustrations not issued with the Parts, but would be available with the subsequent volume issue. At the base of the front wrapper(s) is found the statement: "The Illustration for this Number will be given with the Next."

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

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

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        Pomerania. Geschichte und Beschreibung des Pommernlandes zur Förderung der pommerschen Vaterlandskunde. IV. bis VI. Buch (von 6) in einem Band. Mit 5 (von 8) Porträts und 97 (von 109) Tafeln in Lithographie. Es fehlen die Seiten 227-230.

      Stettin: E. Sanne & Comp. 1846.. Titelblatt, 3 Blatt Inhaltsverzeichnis, 1 Blatt Verzeichnis der Lithographien und 354 (recte 346, die Paginierung springt von 232 auf 241 ohne Textverlust) Seiten. Spätere schmucklose Halbleinwand mit Marmorpapierbezug (ein Namensstempel auf dem Vorsatz, ein kleiner Namenszug von alter Hand auf dem Titelblatt, 2 Lagen papierbedingt etwas gebräunt, 3 Tafeln mit einem kleinen Einriß, 1 Tafel alt unterlegt, das Bildnis von Friedrich I mit einer alten handschriftlichen Annotation, teils etwas stockfleckig, ein paar Tafeln mit Wasserrand, sonst ordentliches Exemplar). Gr.-8°. fest gebunden. Der zweite, interessantere Band des seltenen Werks. Die 1844 erschienenen Bücher 1 bis 3 behandeln die Geschichte von Pommern bis zur Herrschaft Bogislavs X und sind nicht illustriert. - Es fehlen die Portraits von Bischof Otto von Bamberg, das laut Verzeichnis in den ersten Band gehört, Friedrich Wilhelm III und Friedich Wilhelm IV, die Tafeln Stetinum, Schievelbein, Stralsund um 16. Jhdt., Franzburg, die vier Tafeln von Greifswald sowie die Tafeln zu Loitz, Triebsees und die beiden von Wolgast.

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        DEALINGS With The FIRM Of DOMBEY And SON, Wholesale, Retail, and For Exportation.

      Wiley and Putnam, 1846 - 1848, New York: - Illustrated with 36 plates after Phiz, redrawn & engraved on wood by J. W. Orr. Publication began without waiting for the illustrations, so Part I comes without plates, the plates issued beginning with Part II. The final 4 illustrations not issued with the Parts, but would be available with the subsequent volume issue. At the base of the front wrapper(s) is found the statement: "The Illustration for this Number will be given with the Next." Occasional soiling & staining to wrappers, with some modest chipping to spine paper. First 9 numbers with previous owner signature. Part XIX/XX lacks rear wrapper. Some foxing. Overall, Very Good. Printed grey-brown paper wrappers. 7-1/2" x 5". 1st US edition (Gimbel A104; Edgar & Vail, p. 24; Smith AMERICAN, 7; VanderPoel B197(1); Wilkins, p. 25). 20 parts in 19. Last two parts with imprint, "John Wiley". [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Leibniz-Album aus den Handschriften der Königlichen Bibliothek zu Hannover.

      . Hannover, Hahn, 1846. Folio (45.3 x 29.5 cm) with a nice engraved portrait of Leibnitz and one wood-engraving of his house in Hannover, 3 ll., 28 pp. Very nice red velvet binding with elaborate gilt decorated embossed decorations and letterings.* Rare memorial contribution to the famous Leibniz in a fantastic binding. Inner hinge tender in one place only. Some light wear to one corner and some of the velvet, but overall in great condition..

      [Bookseller: Dieter Schierenberg BV]
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        Lehrbuch der teutschen Schriftsprache für Mittelschulen. Zweite Abtheilung: Sprache der Dichtkunst. Erste Abtheilung: Sprache der Prosa. Zwischengebunden: Uschold, Joh. Nep.: Lehrbuch der Poetik. 1846

      Karlsruhe : Verlag der Chr. Fr. Mülller'schen Hofbuchhandlung. 1846 (/ 1851). XII 369, 108, XX, 353 Seiten. 8° Halbledereinband - Sehr guter Zustand..

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      London: C.J. Greenwood, 1846. Edward Twycross (1803-1852) published "The Mansions of England and Wales" in 1846-1850. Produced as an historical reference for the stately homes of England and in tracing genealogies of members of the British Aristocracy. Five volumes and the County of Cornwall were published, however, the Cornwall volume is by far the rarest. The financing was through subscription, just sixty subscribed to the Cornwall volume, mainly from the seats illustrated and are listed. There is no copy in the British Library and just one copy held in British libraries auctions records show that just one copy has appeared for sale over the last 30 years. Full page outline map of Cornwall showing the seats and Gentlemens houses, 51 tinted lithograph plates many by C.J. Greenwood. The list of plates calls for a second plate of Place (St. Antony) which is not present here and presumed never published, the only other copy to appear at auction also had one plate missing presumably this bis plate. Original blue cloth binding, good, appears to have been rebacked, cloth slightly faded and a little marked from general wear. Contents clean and tight with minimal foxing, some plates slightly affected but mainly around the margins and the verso, text clean and paper bright, no inscriptions, stamps or book plates. Provenance: Signed by Francis John Hext of Tredethy to the front pastedown; Captain Hext of Tredethy, was one of the original subscribers to this work. A rare and desirable item . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Folio.

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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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        The first reference to anaesthesia in the medical press..... (pp.247).

      . Boston Med. Surg. J., 35/12. - Boston, Wednesday, October 21, 1846, 8°, pp.229-248, OBrosch.. First Edition, in the extreme rare original wrappers! - The first reference to anesthesia in the medical press, so far as I know, occurs in the Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, on October 21st, 1846." -cf.W.Stanley Sykes - "Strange stories are related in the papers of a wonderful preparation, in this city, by administering which, a patient is affected just long enough, and just powerfully enough, to undergo a surgical operation without pain".

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        Narrative of a Four Months' Residence Among the Natives of a Valley of the Marquesas Islands; or, a Peep at Polynesia Life

      John Murray, Albemarle Street, London 1846 - FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, with "Pomarea" rather than "Pomare" in the first line of page 19. BAL's Cloth Binding Variant A. Original red cloth with gilt-stamped spine and with the boards blind-stamped with the publisher's Colonial and Home Library insignia. Expertly rebacked preserving the original spine but for a quarter of an inch or so at the tips. Complete with the half-title, map, and 16 pages of publisher's ads, dated March, 1846. The spine is perhaps a shade darkened but this is a bright, clean and Very Good copy of Melville's first book, preceding its American publication under the more familiar name of "Typee." With the unobtrusive bookplate of Kenneth Rappaport on the front pastedown. This First Issue seems to be uncommonly offered in the original cloth. BAL 13652.

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        Dansk Marine-Ordbog. 2 in 1 Bd. Kopenhagen, Forfatterens Forlag, 1846-52. Titel, 1 Bl., 169 S., 1 Bl.; 152 S. Mit 67 teils handkolor. Kupferstichtafeln (davon 7 teils mehrfach gefaltet). 4°. Hldr. d. Zt. (berieben, etw. bestoßen).

      1846. . Seltene erste Ausgabe des Marine-Wörterbuchs.- Der erste Teil behandelt alle Schiffsteile, Holzarbeit und Gestaltung, alle Arten von Knoten, Bewaffnung und Takelage, die begleitenden Textblätter mit der Erklärung. Der zweite Teil beinhaltet das Wörterbuch aller verwendeten Terminologien für Schiffe, das Segeln selbst und den typischen Wortschatz der Seeleute.- Zu Beginn leicht finger- bzw. braunfleckig im Außensteg, die letzten 6 Blätter des zweiten Teils mit größerem Braunfleck in unterer rechter Ecke.- Siehe Abb.

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        Narrative of a Four Months' Residence Among the Natives of a Valley of The Marquesas Islands; or, a Peep at Polynesian Life.

      John Murray,, London: 1846 - First edition. One half period black leather over marbled boards. Hinges, joints and two tears to spine expertly restored, near fine thus in custom mylar cover. True first of Melville's first book with the following issue points not conforming to any of Blanck's variants. Page 19, first line reads Pomarea (Blanck's first issue point), map appears at A8v, T8 brought forward as half-title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Natural Illustrations of The British Grasses

      Bath Binns and Goodwin 1846. G+ : in Good condition plus. Cover and spine with some light edge wear. Some offsetting from grasses First Edition Red Morocco gilt with bevelled edges 330mm x 220mm (13" x 9"). xx, 130pp. Over 60 mounted grass specimens.

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        Streaks of Squatter Life, and Far-West Scenes

      Philadelphia, PA: Carey & Hart, 1846. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Book A series of humorous sketches descriptive of incidents and character in the wild west. To which are added other miscellaneous pieces." By "Solitaire." Howes R 335. Eight plates. Cloth spine is faded, paper-covered boards have moderate surface soil and are rubbed along edges. Dampstaining to top edge of boards and text block. Some foxing throughout. Interior otherwise clean, a few pencil markings towards front of book.

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        Catalogo metodico dei Pesci Europei.

      Napoli, Stamperia e Cartiere del Fibreno, 1846. 4to (325 x 235mm). pp. 97, (3), vignette of fishes on title. Old green wrappers. Charles Lucien Bonaparte was the nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte. Despite his family connections and the disruptions that followed the Napoleonic era, he became a competent and highly respected naturalist. His major work is his 'Iconografia della Fauna Italica' published from 1832-41. "Bonaparte tried to establish our knowledge of various zoological groups once and for all, and published numerous synopses, conspectuses, and catalogs"(DSB).//Dean I, p. 149.

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      N Y, N Y: Wiley & Putnam. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1846. First American Edition. Hardcover. 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 142 pages; AE finds 4 copies of the British first published at the same time as this American first, but no copies of the American.. First publication in English of Ole Lukoie, Tommelise [Thumbelina], Little Ida's Flowers, The Constant Tin Soldier, and six other tales. The author's name is misspelt "Anderson" on the title-page and upper cover. Publisher's dark brown decorated cloth with wear to spine [lacking 1/4" at bottom and 1" at top above title]. Contents clean and fresh. Unlike the UK edition this was not illustrated. ; 0 .

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        Interesting Memoirs and Documents Relating to American Slavery and the Glorious Struggle Now Making for Complete Emancipation

      London; Chapman Brothers. 1846 - Physical desc. : 296 p. ; 22 cm. Intended by the publisher as the first in a 'Library' of political and literary importance for discerning readers. Subject: Slaves - United States - Social conditions. The Clarke Family Narrative - Witness accounts - Jonathan Walker's Trial - etc. Very good copy in the original blind-blocked, fine-ribbed cloth. Minor nick to the spine crown with the usual dust-dulling to the bands and panel edges. Remains an uncommonly well-preserved example of a scarce and seminal title 1 Kg. 296 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Feste secolari del Concilio di Trento: con solenne rito celebrate nei giorni 12, 13 e 14 dicembre 1845 descritte ed illustrate a cura del Municipio e dell’Istituto Sociale di Trento.

      Monauni, Trento. 1846 - Famosa opera di lusso e di grande formato tirata in 400 esemplari, illustrata da cinque litografie a piena pagina di Basilio Armani, rappresentanti animatissime processioni sullo sfondo dei monumenti più importanti della città. Rarissimo e di grande bellezza. Leggerissimi segni di foxing su una tavola. Formato: [25] c., [5] c. di tav., 48 cm, similpelle con impressioni floreali sui piatti e fregi in oro. Più che buono. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 15% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 3000.00 euro.

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        NOTES OF A JOURNEY FROM CORNHILL TO GRAND CAIRO By Way of Lisbon, Athens, Constantinople, and Jerusalem: Performed in the Steamers of the Peninsular and Oriental Company

      London: Chapman & Hall, Ltd.. Good+. 1846. First Edition. Hardcover. Boards worn and a bit slanted. Outer hinges weak. Spine ends frayed. Hinges weak. Color frontispiece brittle - not affecting printed area. ; Lithograph; 8vo; xiv, 301, 16 pages .

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