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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

      London: John Murray, 1846. First edition, first issue, with "Pomarea" on page 19. 285pp plus 16pp of ads at rear. Att edges gilt. Finely bound in full leather with raised bands and gilt title to spine, gilt-bordered turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Octavo.

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        A HISTORY OF THE HOLY BIBLE FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE WORLD TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF CHRISTIANITY;

      Glasgow: Blackie & Son, 1846. Foxing to frontispiece and facing extra title, all else about fine. Very thick quarto. xxxii, 1185p. Printed in double columns. Illustrated with 16 steel-engraved plates after Raphael, Rubens, et. al. Bound in full black calf with plaid endpapers, a.e.g., the spine with elaborate gilt ornamentation, the upper cover with owner's name and date in gilt, both covers with decorative rolled borders in gilt and blind, dentelles. Bookseller's ticket "Richd. Scragg, Bookseller &c. Liverpool." First issued in 1737, this work was "highly esteemed for its utility and variety of valuable information. ' (Lowndes V:2486).

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        ATLAS NATIONAL ILLUSTRE DE 86 DEPARTEMENTS ET DES POSSESSIONS DE LA FRANCE - DIVISE PAR ARRONDISSEMENTS, CANTONS ET COMMUNES, avec la trace de toutes routes, chemins de fer et canaux.

      COMBETTE A. 1846 - R320059771: 93 planches illustrées de cartes en noir et blanc et tracés en couleurs - Contre-plats et plats jaspés - Plats, coins, tranches et coioffes abimés - Dos fané - 3 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES. DRESSE D'APRES LES TRACAUX DU CADASTRE DU DEPOT DE LA GUERRE ET DES PONTS ET CHAUSSEES. In-Folio Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Plats abîmés. Dos abîmé. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 912-Atlas, cartes et plans [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Engel tragen ein Kind in den Himmel. Blatt eines Prunk-Albums. Aquarellierte Kreidezeichnung auf Zeichenkarton von Bristol (mit dem Trockenstempel), auf OUnterlage montiert und mit weißem Tuschrand eingefasst.

      1846.. Rechts unten signiert "H.G. Nordmann", datiert "18/3.46" und mit "Ber(lin)" bezeichnet. 23 x 18 cm. Unterlage: 37,6 x 33, 8 cm.. Fein gezeichnete Komposition mit zwei Engeln, die ein schlafendes Kind in den Himmel tragen, begleitet von einem Putto. In den oberen Zwickeln mit dem geschriebenen Spruch: "Zum Himmel auf geschwind! Die Englein Deiner erwarten im liebsten Himmelsgarten. Du friedlich schlummernd Kind." - Guter Zustand. Unterlage am Unterrand mit kleinen Läsuren.

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        The genera of Diurnal Lepidoptera: comprising their generic characters, a notice of their habits and transformations, and a catalogue of the species of each genus.

      London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1846-1852. 2 volumes. Folio (375 x 270mm). pp. xi, (1), 1-250; (2), 251- 534, with 86 lithographed plates of which 85 splendidly handcoloured. Contemporary green half morocco, spines in 5 compartments with gilt lines and lettering (minor skilful repair to bindings). One of the rarest and most beautiful iconographies on butterflies. The magnificently handcoloured plates were drawn and lithographed by William C. Hewitson. Hewitson was a very wealthy naturalist and formed the most complete collection of diurnal lepidoptera of the world (now in the British Museum). "Hewitson was a most accomplished artist and scrupulously accurate draughtsman, and his figures, whether of birds' eggs or butterflies, are drawn and coloured with conscientious care ... In his own line, as a pictorial describer of butterflies, Hewitson stands unrivalled" (DNB. IX pp. 758-59). The work was published in 54 parts. The first 31 parts by Doubleday and due to his early death the work was continued by Westwood. The work is fully discussed by F. Hemming in the "Journal of the Soc. for Bibl. of Nat. Hist. Vol. I,11. pp. 335-464". 'The number of new species figured by Doubleday is very considerable, and is even larger than appears at first sight' (Hemming). The first plate, an anatomical plate, was never coloured. Foxing to title-pages and free endpaper./ /Provenance: Japanese monogram of Kikumaro Okano on title-pages.//Horn & Schenkling 5034: "Sehr selten"; Nissen ZBI, 1150.

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        Paleografía espanõla : comprende una sucinta historia de la escritura, adornada con los caracteres antiquos y modernos que cada nacion ha tenido

      Barcelona, 1846. Early Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Full contemporary tree calf, wear at corners, rubbing to spine, small paint droplet on rear cover. Quite attractive, generally. (iii)-viii, 466 (467) (375 repeated), lithographed throughout. A remarkable history of Spanish paleography with 5 folding plates (one hand colored) outside of the pagination. Scattered minor foxing and staining. With a portrait frontis of the author. Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Art & Design; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 040630.

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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, orig. Broschur. 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". p.247 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ENSAYO SOBRE EL PRINCIPIO DE LA POBLACION. Trad. por D. José María Noguera, y D. Joaquín Miquel, bajo la dirección de D. Eusebio Maria del Valle.

      Lucas González y Cía, Madrid 1846 - 8º, XXXIp, 384p, 3h, puntos de óx. Hol. puntas algo ajada. - PRIMERA EDICION ESPAÑOLA. En este ensayo Malthus sostiene que los medios de subsistencia crecen en progresión aritmética mientras que la población lo hace en progresión geométrica, teoría que suavizó en las últimas ediciones. Palau nº 147967. 1846

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        Historical Researches. (4 vols complete)

      York Street, Covent Garden, London.: Henry G Bohn, 1846 10 plates, 4 mixed vols in Near fine condition, complete. In c1900 half calf with red marbled boards, some blind tooling, corners and edges rubbed. Spines, raised bands, blind tooling, titles and tooling in gilt to red and brown labels, edges brushed. Internally, grey endpapers, no inscriptions, text block edges reddened, light occasional spotting. Vol 1, 1846, Asiatic Nations, Politics, Intercourse, and Trade, half title, [5], (vi-xvi), [1], 2-448 pp, 2 maps (1 large folding), printed by John Childs and Son, Bungay. Vol 2, 1846, Asiatic Nations, [3], (iv only), [3], 4-472 pp, 3 pls (2 folding), 1 plan. Vol 3, 1850, 2nd ed, Carthaginians etc, [6], [1], (ii-xxxii), [1], 2-520 pp, 5 pls (2 folding maps, 3 plans, 2 of which are folding). Vol 4, 1847, New & Improved ed, Three Historical Treatises, [5], (vi-xii), [1], 2-518 pp, Originally translated by D.A. Talboys and others in 1833 from: Ideen u?ber die Politik, den Verkehr und den Handel der vornehmsten Vo?lker der alten Welt. Heeren was a German historian, whose chief merit was that he looked at the ancient world from a fresh point of view. Instead of merely narrating their political events, he examined their economics, their constitutions and their financial systems, and thus was able to throw new light on the development of the Old World. He possessed vast and varied learning, perfect calmness and impartiality, and great power of historical insight, and is now looked back to as the pioneer in the movement for the economic interpretation of history. See Wiki.

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        Sanderson's Biography of the Signers to the Declarationof Independence

      THOMAS, COWPERTHWAIT & CO, PHILADELPHIA 1846 - Black and white illustrations with tissue gurad. Foxing on pages. Water marks on some back pages. Front cover detached. Gold gilt on cover. Tears on spine. Previous owner's name on fep. No bookplate. Couple fold out pages. first free endpage until page 14 detached. Chipped and tears on cover. DATE PUBLISHED: 1846 EDITION: UNPAGINATED [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror: The Birds of New Zealand.

      London: E.W. Janson, -. First edition. 1846 - Pp. 39 + 37 fine monochrome lithographic plates. Later gray cloth with the spine lettered in black, the original green printed wrappers are bound in at rear, sm folio (12.5 x 10 inches). The section by George R. Gray was first published in 3 parts about 1844/1845 and included 22 plates. The volume remained unfinished until 1875, when the work was edited by R. Bowdler Sharpe, who added an appendix and the remaining 15 plates. The 37 plates are numbered 1, 1*, 2 to 11, 11*, 13 to 20, 20*, 21, XXI*, 23 to 35 (collated complete as issued). The expedition of the H.M.S. Erebus and Terror to Antarctica took place in 1839-1843 under the Command of Capt. J.C. Ross - one of the expedition's principal discoveries was the Ross Ice Shelf. The various volumes documenting this significant expedition were edited by John Richardson and John Edward Gray. Any of the published results of this Antarctic exploratory voyage are quite scarce; this is especially true for the volume on the 'Birds of New Zealand' with exquisitely detailed lithographed plates. This work was issued with monochrome (uncolored plates); some copies were hand-colored at a later date. The last hand-colored copy I sold was priced at $4500. This copy is in the original uncolored state. The initials of a previous owner appear on the front green wrapper. The text, plates and cloth binding are bright and clean; a fine copy.

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        The Zoology of the Voyage of H M S Erebus and Terror: The Birds of New Zealand

      London: E.W. Janson, 1846-1875. First edition.. The text, plates and cloth binding are bright and clean; a fine copy.. Pp. 39 + 37 fine monochrome lithographic plates.  Later gray cloth with the spine lettered in black, the original green printed wrappers are bound in at rear, sm folio (12.5 x 10 inches).  The section by George R. Gray was first published in 3 parts about 1844/1845 and included 22 plates.  The volume remained unfinished until 1875, when the work was edited by R. Bowdler Sharpe, who added an appendix and the remaining 15 plates.  The 37 plates are numbered 1, 1*, 2 to 11, 11*, 13 to 20, 20*, 21, XXI*, 23 to 35 (collated complete as issued).  The expedition of the H.M.S. Erebus and Terror to Antarctica took place in 1839-1843 under the Command of Capt. J.C. Ross - one of the expedition's principal discoveries was the Ross Ice Shelf.  The various volumes documenting this significant expedition were edited by John Richardson and John Edward Gray.  Any of the published results of this Antarctic exploratory voyage are quite scarce; this is especially true for the volume on the 'Birds of New Zealand' with exquisitely detailed lithographed plates.  This work was issued with monochrome (uncolored plates); some copies were hand-colored at a later date.  The last hand-colored copy I sold was priced at $4500.  This copy is in the original uncolored state.  The initials of a previous owner appear on the front green wrapper.

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        Dictionnaire universel de philologie sacree / par Hure. Suivi du Dictionnaire de la langue sainte ... ecrit en anglais par le Chevalier Leigh, tr. en francais et augm. de diverses remarques par Louis de Wolzoque [complete, 4 volumes in 2]

      Paris : J. -P. Migne, Editeur, 1846, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, Revised EditionFinely bound in modern leather-backed, marbled boards. Gilt-blocked leather labels to spines. Raised bands. Water stain evident to title page of volume 1. Some very light marginal tanning to page margins as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1 pages; Physical description: 4v. In 2 ; 28 cm. Text in double columns. Subjects: Bible - Dictionaries. Bible. Latin - Dictionaries. Hebrew language - Dictionaries - French. French language - Dictionaries - Hebrew. Edition: "Rev. , augm. De nouveau et actualise´ par M. Tempestini." --title page. Language: French.

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        Las mujeres de la Biblia. Colección de láminas preciosísimas que representan las mujeres más célebres . El texto que las acompaña contiene: La cronología bíblica, pruebas de la excelencia de la historia de los hebreos, por el P. Benedictino Calmet, (pseud. de Roca y Cornet) y explicación de los episodios sagrados a que se refieren las láminas por Geroude. (Series primera y segunda) 1ª edición

      V. de Razola/Libr. Española, Madrid/Barcelona 1846 - 4º mayor, 78 p., 95 p., 26 láms. en gran papel. Punto de óxido en alguna página. Plena piel época, lomo cuajado con dorados, bellos planos decorados en oro con ruedas, orlas y adornos dorados. Obra de gran éxito editorial, publicada en su primera edición como anónima, si bien en las impresiones sucesivas ya aparece el nombre del autor. Está ilustrada con notables láminas grabadas al acero, obra de diversos artistas ingleses y franceses, que representan las figuras femeninas mencionadas en el texto. Biblia. Feminismo. Historia antigua. Bible. Feminisim. Ancient history.

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        Descriptions and Figures of some new Lepidopterous Insects chiefly from Nepal.

      London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1846. 8vo (215 x 135mm). pp. 16, with 16 engraved plates of which 14 beautifully handcoloured. Contemporary half calf, gilt lettered spine, marbled sides. From the introduction: "The following figures were selected from General Hardwicke's Collection of Drawings. The Engravings were made, the impressions coloured, and the descriptions set up in type in 1833; but the appearance of the work was delayed by the death of General Hardwicke ..." A fine copy of this scarce work.//Provance: Name of Kikumaro Okano on inside frontcover.//Nissen ZBI, 1686; Horn-Schenkling 8390.

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        Reminiscences of Australia with Hints of the Squatter's Life

      W. N. Wright, London 1846 - Duodecimo, frontispiece and folding plate; joints slightly rubbed yet a lovely copy in publisher's blind stamped cloth with gilt lettering. Uncommon account Leichhardt's first expedition. Christopher Hodgson accompanied Ludwig Leichhardt on his first expedition of 1844. Shortage of provisions for the long journey prompted Leichhardt to order Hodgson's premature return to Brisbane about four weeks after departure. Hodgson's diary of his time with Leichhardt is first published in this book. Indeed, some time after his return to Brisbane a rumour circulated that Leichhardt and his party had been massacred, prompting Hodgson to launch a relief part that departed in July of 1845. After seven weeks traversing hard country they found assurance that rumours of the massacre were indeed unfounded. This book includes a leaf announcing the successful arrival of Leichhardt's expedition in Port Essington and the sad death of Hodgson's 'old comrade' John Gilbert. The leaf states the sheets of the book had gone to press before this news was received. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Trento, Ingresso dell’Arcivescovo di Salisburgo.

      I.B. Kuhn, Monaco. 1846 - La veduta raffigura l’arrivo in Trento di "Sua Em. il Cardinale Arcivescovo di Salisburgo, Federico dei Principi di Schwarzenberg", come si legge nella parte inferiore. La stampa fa parte di una raccolta di litografie realizzate dall’Armani in occasione delle feste secolari del concilio di Trento celebrate nel dicembre 1845. Scheda bibliografica tratta da "Basilio Armani: panorami del Garda e del Tirolo" a cura di Marina Botteri Ottaviani, scheda n. 69. Altra copia in cornice allo stesso prezzo. Formato: Litografia di dimensioni 46x34,2 cm. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo. Segni di foxing e gora d’acqua nella parte superiore. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 15% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 700.00 euro.

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        MANUAL DEL ARTISTA Y DEL VIAGERO EN GRANADA

      J.A Linares editor, Granada 1846 - Encuadernación holandesa en papel. 400 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        On the correlation of physical forces: Being the substance of a course of Lectures delivered in the London Institution in the year 1843

      Charles Skipper, London 1846 - FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE of Grove's proposal of the conservation of energy: "the earliest general account of the principle." In 1842, "Sir W.R. Grove, English judge and man of science, known by his invention of a voltaic cell, explained in a lecture the idea of the interrelation of natural powers, an elaborated it in a book published in 1846 under the title of The Correlation of Physical Forces. This and the independent study in 1847 by the great German physiologist, physicist and matematician H.L.F. von Helmholtz, Ueber die Erhaltung der Kraft, contained the earliest general account of the principle now known as the 'conservation of energy'" (Dampier, A History of Science). "In this essay. Grove argued that all physical forces such as electricity, heat, light, magnetism, and so forth, should be regarded as being correlated, or mutually inter-related. Any one of these forces could be used to produce any of the others such that no particular force could be said to be the particular cause of another. Under particular circumstances any one of them might be the cause and any of the others the effect. In many ways, the essay was an argument against traditional notions of causality. Grove advanced a large number of experimental examples from the various branches of the physical sciences to substantiate his claims. He suggested that the main task of the natural philosopher was to demonstrate how this principle of correlation operated universally" (Oxford DNB). First state: Regarded as the offprint or "unpublished" state, with "by order of the managers of the London Institution, at the request of the proprietors" on title. Contained in a sammelband with a large collection of physics and engineering texts about electricity, electro-magnetism, and telegraphy (22 papers total) in various languages, with a very interesting booklet on the use of the first telegraphic cable between Europe and United-States. Grove's work is complete, with title, Preface, and 52 pages of text. London: Charles Skpper, 1846. Octavo, nineteenth-century half-red morocco over marbled boards. With cropped inscription (from Grove?) on title. A little scuffing to binding, otherwise fine. RARE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Essai sur la restauration des anciennes estampes et des livres rares ou traite sur les meilleurs procedes a suivre pour reparer, detacher, decolorier et conserver les gravures, dessins et livres. Ouvrages specialement utile aux artistes, aux collectionneurs, aux marchands d'estampes, aux bibliophiles, etc

      Paris: Deflorenne Neveu, 1846. Bonnardot, Alfred (1808-84). Essai sur la restauration des anciennes estampes et des livres rares . . . [4], 80pp. [Paris:] Chez Deflorenne neveu . . . et chez Vign?res, 1846. With: Suppl?ment a l’Essai sur la restauration des vielles estampes, etc. . . . contenant des corrections, notes, ?claircissements, et addition d’un chapitre sur la relieure des livres rares [caption title]. 31pp. Paris: Imprimerie de Guiraudet et Jouaust, n.d. Together 2 works in 1. 206 x 131 mm. 20th century quarter morocco, paste paper boards. Fine. First Edition of the first book on the restoration of rare books and their bindings. Bonnardot was a Parisian bookbinder and restorer; his work also covered the cleaning and repair of prints and other works of art on paper, and was intended for artists, collectors, print dealers and bibliophiles. The fourteen chapters in the work cover such topics as bleaching, spot removal, repair of tears and holes, restoring the blackness of an impression, print conservation and the particular issues associated with works printed on parchment, satin and other unusual materials. The Essai was printed in a small edition of 400 copies and quickly went out of print. Some time afterwards Bonnardot issued a supplement to the Essai containing 15 pages of revisions to his original text and a fifteenth chapter on “The restoration and provisional binding of rare books”; this supplement is included here. In 1858 Bonnardot published a revised and greatly enlarged second edition of the Essai, portions of which were translated into English in Alfred Buck’s Book Repair and Restoration (1918). 1250

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        OUR ARMY ON THE RIO GRANDE. BEING A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE IMPORTANT EVENTS TRANSPIRING FROM THE TIME OF THE REMOVAL OF THE "ARMY OF OCCUPATION" FROM CORPUS CHRISTI, TO THE SURRENDER OF MATAMORAS... [TEXAS]

      Philadelphia: Carey & Hart. Good with no dust jacket. 1846. First Edition. Hardcover. Mexico; Texas; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 300 pages; Our Army on the Rio Grande. Being a Short account of the important events transpiring from the time of the removal of the "Army of Occupation" from Corpus Christi, to the Surrender of Matamoras. With descriptions of the Battles of Palo Alto, and Resaca de la Palma, the Bombardment of Fort Brown, and the Ceremonies of the Surrender of Matamoros, with Description of the City, Etc. Etc. Rebound in green cloth. Frontis and first title page trimmed to just touching text and frontis just clear of design. The first title page, which is engraved, is detached. A few areas of light foxing, otherwise text is clear and VG. Plates, plans, etc. Blue ink stamp on second title page of The Long Island Historical Society. Sabin 95665. USIANA 236 calls for 10 plates all of which are present. Also a number of engrazed textural cuts of less than page size. Some copies were issued without the official reports pp197-300, however this copy includes them. Thomas Bangs Thorpe had already achieve success as a writer (from his humorous works such as Tome Owen, the Bee-Hunter, and The Big Bear of Arkansas) before serving in the Mexican War. Jenkins, in Basic Texas Books, writes: "This book, although hastily prepared, contains a wealth of eyewitness material relating to the Mexican War along the South Texas border. Basic Texas Books 205: “Contains a wealth of eyewitness material relating to the Mexican War along the South Texas border. Most of the illustrations are from drawings by Thorpe. As a supporter and political ally of Gen. Zachary Taylor, many official doors were opened to him.... Thorpe gives us the best picture of the Texas arena of the Mexican War. ” Haferkorn, p. 53. Howes T236. Raines, p. 204. Tutorow 3447. ; 0 .

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        Descriptions and Figures of some new Lepidopterous Insects chiefly from Nepal.

      London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1846. 8vo (215 x 135mm). pp. 16, with 16 engraved plates of which 14 beautifully handcoloured. Contemporary cloth, gilt title on frontcover. From the introduction: "The following figures were selected from General Hardwicke's Collection of Drawings. The Engravings were made, the impressions coloured, and the descriptions set up in type in 1833; but the appearance of the work was delayed by the death of General Hardwicke ..." The last plain plate in facsimile.//Nissen ZBI, 1686; Horn-Schenkling 8390.

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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.

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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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        [Op. 62]. Deux Nocturnes pour le Piano à Mademoiselle R. de Könneritz... Op. 62

      Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel... Paris: Brandus & Co... Londres: Wessel: [PN] 7547. [1846]. Folio. Disbound, with remnants of sewing. 1f. (title), 3-13, [i] (blank) pp. Title lithographed, music engraved. Price: "22 1/2 Ngr." Publisher's handstamp to foot of title.Former owner's handstamp (?"RH") to first page of music. Extensive fingering and other annotations added in pencil, with verbal directives in German, in at least two different hands (one of them in German cursive). Slightly worn, soiled and creased; some offsetting. . First German edition. Grabowski-Rink 62–1-B&H. Chomi ski-Tur o p. 149. Hoboken 4, 441.

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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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        Pyramids of Geezeh, From the Nile.

      Moon, F.G., London 1846 - The Prints of David Roberts:Part 1 - The PrinterLouis Haghe (1806-1885) was one of the msot skillful exponents of the tinted lithograph who became a leading reproductive lithographer in England and on the Continent. Haghe's reputation as a lithographer was primarily based upon topographical views, of which Twyman notes "his most important work of this kind, the translation of Roberts' sketches of the Holy Land, represents the culmination of his art".Part 2 - The Publication of Roberts' Holy Land and EgyptRoberts first sketched in his journals "on the spot" the vaious subjects which, on returning to London, he transcribed into finished paintings and watercolors. These then formed the basis of the lithographs drawn and printed by Louis Haghe. It is interesting to note that in some instances Roberts' original drawings were twice or three times the size of the published print, which indicated the skill of Haghe and his assistants in transferring Roberts' designs onto lithographic stones.Part 3 - A Genesis of Roberts' PrintsDavid Roberts fulfilled a boyhood dream by visiting the East and recording what he saw there; by August 1838 he had resolved to "visit the Holy Land, and make drawings of the scenes of sacred history and the antiquities of Egypt". By this time Roberts had already established himself as a successful topographical artist and published his set of Spanish scenery as tinted lithographs, Picturesque Sketches in Spain, 1837. Eventually he would be elected to the prestigious Royal Academy on the strength of his topographical paintings.Part 4 - The PlatesRoberts' Holy Land and Egypt project has been called "the most ambitious work ever published in England with lithographic plates" (according to Micheal Twyman). Its production involved over 600 lithographic stones used over an eight to nine year period. It is generally agreed the lithographers Day & Haghe were the most efficient for such large scale work, while Louis Haghe himself was a master lithographer.The plate formats strongly influenced their presentation as prints: large full-page and small half-page vignettes representing what Roberts intended to be the difference between finished drawings and sketches. roberts was a good judge of accurate transposition of his watercolors and sketches into lithography.Today historians regard Roberts' Holy Land and Egypt as the last link between the established artist and topographical lithography. Since Roberts' prints were the most costly publishing venture in Britain at the time, undertaken by a publisher "on his own responsibility", Roberts sighed on its completion: " . thank God . that with being blessed with health and backed by my ever esteemed friend Louis Haghe I may also say the most satisfactory."References:Micheal Twyman, Lithography, 1800-1850, London, 1970Katherine Sim, David Roberts, London 1984J.R. Abbey, Travel in aquatint and lithograph 1770-1860, Nos. 272, 385James Ballantine, The Life of David Roberts, Edinburgh, 1866Helen Guiterman, David Roberts, London 1978Barbican Art Gallery (catalogue), David Roberts, London, 1986British Library (BS), Image Size : 253x350 (mm), 10x13.75 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 610x440 (mm), 24x17.25 (Inches), Hand Colored, Lithograph

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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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