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        TRAITE THEORIQUE ET PRACTIQUE DE L'IMPRESSION DES TISSUS

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

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        Oliver Twist, in 10 monthly parts

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

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        AMusQS.

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

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        Oliver Twist, in 10 monthly parts

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

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

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

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

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

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        Jérome Paturot à la recherche d'une position sociale.

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

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        Michel-Ange et Raphaël.

      First Edition with cover and title of relay 1846 (the correct date is 1845). Back of the first volume cracked the top and bottom, two angular gaps at the top and bottom of the second plate of the first volume, some minor foxing. Rare. Recoules Paris 1846 14x22cm 2 volumes brochés

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        Le Havre. " Le Havre en ballon ".

      Lithographie. 29 x 45 cm. Prachtvolle Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau, im Vordergrund die Kanäle, die Schiffe und das Meer, am Himmel ein Fesselballon. Mehrfarb. getönte und eiweißgehöhte und altkolorierte Lithographie von J. Arnout aus " Voyage aerein en France, L`Italie a vol d`oiseau " bei Lemercier für Hauser in Paris.; - Zeitgenössisch auf Trägerpapier aufgezogen und mit doppelter Umfassungslinie versehen. - Das Titelschildchen verso montiert. - Sehr sauber und breitrandig. Gesamtgröße 44,5 x 60,5 cm.; - In die " Bibliographie de la France " am 20. Juni 1846 eingetragen, eine " vue de cette ville, prise au dessus des nouveaux bassinds de la Floride et de I`Eure ". - Über den Lithographen Louis-Jules Arnout ( 1814-1868 ) vg. Benezit I, 274 und Thieme-B. II, 146. 0,000 gr.

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        Essays on the progress of nations, in productive industry, civilization, population, and wealth;

      Detroit: M. Geiger & Co.,, 1846. illustrated by statistics of mining, agriculture, manufactures, commerce, banking, revenues, internal improvements, emigration, morality, and population. Octavo (215 × 130 mm). Contemporary sprinkled sheep, black morocco label to spine lettered gilt, gilt rules to spine. Bookseller's ticket and pencil ownership signature to front pastedown. Some stripping and scuffing to binding, lower tip a little worn, internally fine; an excellent copy. First edition. Seaman aims to "connect political economy with statistics; to bring the rules and principles of the former, to test the established facts of the latter: and to try them, as far as practicable, by the severe test and certain standard of the principles of mathematics" (preface).

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        Das Wesen und Treiben der Gauner, Diebe und Betrüger Deutschlands nebst Angabe von Maaßregeln, sich gegen Raub, Diebstahl und Betrug zu schützen und einem Wörterbuche der Diebessprache.

      VIII, 175 S. HLwd. d. Zt. Huelke-E. 1881; Ave-Lallement I, 267; Wagner, Die Litteratur der Gauner- und Geheim-Sprachen 65. - Erste Ausgabe. - S. 141-174 mit dem "Wörterbuch der Diebes-Sprache"; S. 175 mit dem "Verzeichniß einiger Judennamen". - Teilweise etwas stärker stockfleckig. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Coloured Illustrations of the Eggs of British Birds, Accompanied with Descriptions of the Eggs, Nests, Etc. 2 volume set

      London John van Voorst 1846. G : in Good condition with errata slip. Cover rubbed with some joint wear. Minor cracking to outer spine of volume I. Contents including illustrations VG. Some off-setting First Edition Half-leather marbled board cover 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). xvi, 470pp. 131 hand coloured plates.

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        South Australia and its Mines with an Historical Sketch of the Colony under its Several Administrations, to the Period of Captain Grey's Departure

      London: T. & W. Boone, 1846. Octavo, frontispiece and five plates (including map of the Rivoli Bay district bound into the text); with a large handcoloured folding map measuring 684 x 535 mm. in front sleeve; some foxing of the plates (typical of this paper stock) and a little preliminary toning, yet a handsome copy with the advertisements in original publishers gilt decorated brown cloth. Inscribed to Captain FitzRoy of the Beagle. Inscribed by the author to Captain Robert FitzRoy, commander of the Beagle and companion of Charles Darwin, who later served as governor of New Zealand. This well preserved copy is an example of the scarcer issue with a loose folding Arrowsmith map in the front sleeve.Following his controversial support of Maori land claims, FitzRoy was dismissed as governor of New Zealand in April of 1845 and returned to England later that year. Having discovered copper at Kapunda in South Australia in 1842, Francis Dutton returned to England in 1845 seeking capable men to work the deposit. Here he wrote South Australia and its Mines and had it published by Boone early the following year. It appears likely that the two men became acquainted during 1846, at which time Dutton presented this copy to FitzRoy.

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        Moore's Irish Melodies

      London: Longmans, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1846 - The First edition of Moore's work, and one that his friend artist Daniel Maclise endeavored to make a truly fine production, inventing decorative borders for all pages in addition to his many illustrations. More was very pleased with the results and spoke of an "Irish Pencil" having lent its aid to an "Irish Pen." By his treatment of illustrations and text as a unit, and the elaboration of detail, Maclise introduced into England the effects achieved by the German illustrators of the 1830s and early 1840s. Widely acknowledged to be Maclise's best book First Edition. Tall 8vo. With borders and illustrations after Daniel Maclise on every page engraved by F.P. Becker, marked PROOF. iv, 280 pp. Bound in full green morocco, with full red morocco doublures,with central gilrt lozenge, a.e.g., by Bickers. Very fine, one chip to ffep. Ray 29 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Havre Dubus A La Baie Triton (Nouvelle Guinee)

      Paris: circa, 1846. Tinted lithograph, 220 x 365 mm., localised water-stain affecting portion of the blank margin, disbound and perforated accordingly along fore-edge margin, very good. Original lithograph from Dumont d'Urville's "Voyage au Pole Sud", showing a beautiful New Guniea harbor scene, with the two ships anchored and a survey party at work.Dumont d'Urville's instruction from King Louis-Philippe was to explore the South Pole. Up to this time France had taken no part in Antarctic discovery which had been dominated by the English. Dumont d'Urville left Toulon on September 7, 1837 with two ships, the "Astrolabe" and the "Zelee", on a voyage that was to become dogged by mishap and illness. Two artists accompanied D'Urville, Ernest Auguste Goupil and Louis le Breton. Goupil died in Hobart whilst the expedition was there in April 1840.

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        A Manual of the History of the Political System of Europe and its Colonies

      London - Henry G. Bohn, 1846 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A smart copy of Heeren's influential historical work, in a fine binding. First English Edition: translated from the fifth German edition. 'From its formation at the close of the fifteenth century, to its re-establishment upon the fall of Napoleon'. Arnold Hermann Ludwig Heeren (October 25, 1760 March 6, 1842) was a German historian and Professor of History at the University of Gottingen, considered a pioneer of the economic approach to history. Condition: In a half calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, smart with just some light rubbing to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Very clean throughout. Overall: NEAR FINE..

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        Contarini Fleming

      Leipzig - Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1846 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. One of Disraeli's novels, with a portrait of the author to frontispiece. Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, KG, PC, FRS, (21 December 1804 - 19 April 1881) was a British Prime Minister, parliamentarian, Conservative statesman and literary figure. He served in government for three decades, twice as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Before and during his political career, Disraeli was well known as a literary and social figure, although his novels are not generally regarded as a part of the Victorian literary canon. He mainly wrote romances, of which Sybil and Vivian Grey are perhaps the best-known today. He is exceptional among British Prime Ministers for having gained equal social and political renown. Disraeli turned towards literature after his financial disaster, motivated in part by a desperate need for money, and brought out his first novel, Vivian Grey, in 1826. After producing a Vindication of the English Constitution, and some political pamphlets, Disraeli followed up Vivian Grey with a series of novels, The Young Duke (1831), Contarini Fleming (1832), Alroy (1833), Venetia and Henrietta Temple (1837). Condition: In a half calf bindingwith cloth covered boards. Externally, generally smart with only minor bumping and wear to extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean throughout but with slight foxing to endpapers and heavy foxing to title page only. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Der Zeichner.

      um 1846. Radierung, um 1846, auf Velin. 17,7:14,5 cm. Literatur: Goedl-Roth 72. Vorzüglicher und vollrandiger Abdruck mit etwas Plattenschmutz entlang den Rändern und Wischspuren, besonders im Himmel. Im unteren Rand zwei kleine Braunflecken. Sehr selten! - Vermutlich Selbstbildnis des Künstlers vor der Landschaft zeichnend, in Begleitung eines Freundes.. Wilhelm von Kobell war zunächst Schüler der Mannheimer Zeichnungsakademie. 1792 von Kurfürst Karl Theodor zum Hofmaler ernannt, über siedelte er 1793 nach München, wo er - von wenigen Auslandsaufenthalten abgesehen (Wien 1809, Paris 1810) - bis zu seinem Tod ansässig blieb. 1814 erfolgte die Berufung zum Professor für Landschaftsmalerei an der Münchener Akademie. Nach seinem Ausscheiden aus dem Amt (1826) wurde die Stelle auf Betreiben des designierten Direktors Peter von Cornelius nicht mehr besetzt, da dieser "einen Lehrstuhl für Genre- und Landschaftsmalerei... für überflüssig" hielt (zitiert nach: Alfred Kuhn, Peter Cornelius und die geistigen Strömungen seiner Zeit, Berlin, 1921, S. 160). 1817 wurde dem Künstler die persönliche, 1833 der erbliche Adel verliehen.

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        THE LIFE OF JESUS

      1846. [the first book of young "George] Critically Examined by Dr. David Friedrich Strauss. Translated from the Fourth German Edition. In Three Volumes. London: Chapman, Brothers, 1846. Original blind-stamped purple-brown cloth. First Edition of the first book with which young Marian Evans was involved (as translator). Strauss was a theologian schooled in the philosophy of Hegel; his groundbreaking Das Leben Jesu aroused much interest because it applied the "myth theory" to the life of Jesus, treated the Gospel narrative like any other historical work, and denied all supernatural elements. Marian Evans began working on this when she was in her mid-twenties, when she joined the young circle of the Brays and the Hennells, skeptics and rationalists who encouraged her to question much of her religious upbringing. The circumstances behind this book were curious, to say the least; quoting at length from Crompton,~For some months Charles Hennell had been in love with Rufa [nickname of Elizabeth Rebecca] Brabant... But Hennell had a weakness of the lungs and Dr. Brabant had not approved of him as a prospective son-in-law... For two years the matter dragged on with Dr. Brabant adamant and the lovers equally determined. Finally, in 1843, when Rufa had been left a little money of her own, they decided that... parental approval or not they would marry... The wedding was fixed for the autumn and Marian agreed to be bridesmaid...~Both Rufa and her father were scholars. Up to the time of her marriage Rufa had been translating David Friedrick Strauss's Life of Jesus which had been published in 1842 and which had caused a great stir... But now a complication had arisen through Rufa's marriage: neither she nor her husband felt that she would have enough time to continue the work. Dr. Brabant, feeling lonely at the loss of his daughter, and perhaps impressed by Marian's studious ambitions, invited her on a visit to his home at Devizes to 'take his daughter's place'. The resulting visit... had unfortunate consequences.~Dr. Brabant, then aged sixty-three, a German scholar and a friend of Strauss, was an indiscreet, opinionated man, with a craving for adulation. Marian, aged twenty-four, was impressionable, ardent, and apt to lose her head... They read, walked and talked together and Marian never wearied of the doctor's society... Unfortunately, however, in her delight at this new friendship, she had overlooked the fact that Dr. Brabant had a wife. Mrs. Brabant, who had lost her sight, was all amiability to begin with, but, after a time, prompted by an unmarried sister who lived with them, she became uneasy. The uneasiness turned to jealousy and there was a scene. According to John Chapman [publisher of this book]... the doctor's wife declared that Marian must leave immediately and never set foot in the house again...~In spite of the unfortunate ending to Marian's friendship with Dr. Brabant he had seen enough of her to realize her intellectual capabilities. Early in 1844 his son-in-law, Charles Hennell, came to Marian and begged her to take over from his wife the translating of Strauss's Life of Jesus. Marian agreed, though not without doubts. It was an arduous task and not altogether the kind of work to appeal to her...~[By 1845] the work on the Strauss translation [which included Latin, Greek and Hebrew as well as German] was becoming increasingly exhausting and Marian began to suffer again from headaches... As she got nearer to the end of Christ's story she resented Strauss more and more. She was not a Christian herself but she loved and admired Jesus and the ruthless heavy desecration of the German's way of thinking, completely divesting Christ of all divinity, caused her a profound depression...~At last, in that spring of 1846, it was finished. It had entailed two and a quarter years of labour and her financial reward for it was £20.~Even then, the book was barely published, as the people who had promised to do so had in the interim forgotten their promises. Eventually it was accomplished, with Strauss writing a new Preface, but with the provision that the translator's name not appear in the book. The Strauss translation did, nonetheless, confer upon her a certain prestige, and it did establish a valuable contact with the young publisher John Chapman. Not having quite had enough, apparently, she subsequently translated Feuerbach's THE ESSENCE OF CHRISTIANITY (Chapman 1854 -- the only book ever issued under her real name), followed in 1858 by her first original work, SCENES OF CLERICAL LIFE. (A second UK edition of THE LIFE OF JESUS would not appear until 1892.)~THE LIFE OF JESUS appears in five different binding states, with priority (if any) uncertain: the two most-often encountered are dark green cloth with "Chapman Brothers" at the foot of the spines, with an undated ad catalogue at the end of Vol I (Baker & Ross's "A" binding), and this purple-brown cloth with "London | John Chapman" at the foot of the spines, without an ad catalogue (B&R's "D"). The set, still with the original pale yellow endpapers intact, is in very good, original condition: there is some wear at some corners, two rear covers have some damp-marks, and one front endpaper is likewise damp-marked; as always with this color cloth, the spines are sunned from purple to brown. Although the number of copies printed is not known, this is a rather scarce book today: most copies that surface do so rebound, and this is only the second copy in original cloth we have offered in our 35 years in business. Baker & Ross A1.1.; Parrish (VICTORIAN LADY NOVELISTS) pp 4-6.

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        "Rainbow Coffee House 27 Beekman St. between Nassau and William Streets. William Foreman, Proprietor"

      New York, [c. 1846-1848]. (NEW YORK CITY) 12-1/2 x 8 inches. Tinted lithograph, signed lower left. Creased from prior folding, amateur contemporary drawings on back. Very good . "Foreman, Edgar W., Architect and draftsman, NTC, 1846-48. In 1848 appeared a view of NYC and environs from Williamsburg, drawn and lithographed by E.W. Foreman and Eliphalet M. Brown, Jr. (Reps 2637)" (Groce, Dictionary of Artists in America). With a bill of fare printed below the image

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        Pictures from Italy

      London: Published for the author by Bradbury & Evans,, 1846. With Vignette Illustrations on Wood by Samuel Palmer. Octavo. Original blue vertically ribbed cloth, spine lettered gilt, boards and spine decoratively blocked in blind, pale yellow endpapers. Engraved vignette illustrations by Samuel Palmer. Single advertisement leaf to front and rear. Pencil ownership signature to front free endpaper. Spine rolled and toned, spine ends slightly worn, tips bumped, minor stains to boards, upper hinge tender. A very good copy. First edition, first state, of Dickens's account of his 1844 tour of Italy. The production is particularly remarkable for the vignette illustrations by romantic artist Samuel Palmer.

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        The Life of Jesus, critically examined.... Translated from the fourth German edition. 3 vols. Tall 8vo.

      Chapman, Bros. 1846 Half titles. Contemp. full brown calf, spines gilt in compartments, maroon & black leather labels; sl. rubbing to spine vol. III, the odd small mark, inner hinges strengthened with brown tape. With blind stamps and labels of Birkbeck College Library. A good-plus copy.Baker and Ross, A1.1. 'Das Leben Jesu, kritisch bearbeitet', 1835-36. An English edition appeared in 1842-44, (London & Birmingham: Taylor & Henry Hetherington). George Eliot's translation, of which this is the first edition, & her first published work, superseded the earlier translation. It was started in 1843 by Elizabeth Rebecca Brabant, who, finding the task beyond her, transferred the commission to Eliot. The translation took the best part of two years, earning the translator a princely £20.

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        Le Péché de Monsieur Antoine

      Six vols. 8vo, cont. green sheep-backed green boards maroquiné, single gilt fillet round sides, flat spines gilt. Paris: H. Souverain, 1846-46-47-47-47-47. First edition. Fine set, signed by Prince Dietrichstein on each free front endpaper. .

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        Das galante Wien. Sittengemälde. 2 Bände in 1 Band

      Johann Friedrich Hartknoch, Leipzig 1846 - E. A. deutlich späterer Halbleinenband mit Rückenlederschildchen, rundum Rotschnitt und Lesebändchen, kl.-8°, 1 Blatt, 346 Seiten und 1 Blatt, 410 Seiten; Zustand: gut +, Papier teils etwas fleckig Groß-Hoffinger, Anton Johann (1808 vermutlich nach 1873 ) Wurzbach V, S. 368 f. / ÖBL II 76 f. / Holzmann / Bohatta: Pseudo S. 113 Gross, A. J. / Giebisch /Gugitz: S. 123 / Nagl / Zeidler / Castle II S. 870 / Hayn /Gotendorf VIII 452 / Sammlung Mayer: 2302 und 5496 / Sammlung Eckl IV 120 / Deuticke Katalog 210 Wien 1073 ( Mit Exlibris von Joseph Wünsch ggf. Präs. d. Verb. d. öst. BrauIndustrie vgl. High Life Almanach 1912 S.561) SELTEN de 500 Buch

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        Illustrated Excursions in Italy. [Lear's Illustrated Excursions in Italy. Vol I only.]

      London:: Thomas M'Lean,, 1846.. First edition.. Hardcover. Very Good. xii, 144pp, illustrated with vignettes, a coloured map and 30 guarded engraved plates. Lacks the two engraved leaves of music at rear. 1855 gift inscription to the heavily-foxed title page. Contents very good, with some foxing to plate borders, and some elsewhere: a few plates and pages have slight soiling and professional repairs to the edges. Folio, 38x28cms, restored, with the original yellow endpapers, in the original binding of green cloth, decorated in blind and titled in gilt, with a new near-matching spine. A very handsome copy. [EXTRA Heavy Item]

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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. G+ : in Good condition plus with marbled eps. Rebound. Remnants of label on verso of fep. Lacks half title. Slight soiling to title First Edition Blue/gilt hardback cloth cover 190mm x 120mm (7" x 5"). xviii, 285pp +16 pp adverts. Frontis map. The first issue of the author's first book [page 19, line 1 'Pomarea'].

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        [From the upper wrapper]: Neueste Wagen nach deutscher, französischer, und englischer Bauart...in München. Heft I-[VIII]

      Engraved leaf of presentation and 100 finely handcolored engraved plates (one printed entirely in gold, many others heightened in gold and/or silver). Eight parts. Small oblong 8vo, orig. lithographed greyish-brown wrappers, plates loose in the wrappers (upper wrapper of first part a little foxed). Augsburg: Verlagseigenthum der Kunsthandlung V. Zanna & Comp., n.d. [but 1846-50]. First edition of this rare catalogue of finely printed and colored plates depicting every variety of carriages, coaches, train cars, omnibuses, etc.; it is the most beautiful and extensive collection of its kind of the period. This is a presentation copy, with an engraved presentation slip in the same format as the plates: "Seiner Hoheit dem Herrn Herzog Maximilian in Bayern in tiefster Ehrfurcht gewidmet vom Herausgeber." The plates depict open and closed carriages, some two wheelers, other with four wheels; carriages and wagons designed to transport merchandise; omnibuses; sleighs; and railway carriages. The final plate depicts a hearse. Zanna was an Augsburg publisher specializing in maps. A very fine and fresh copy with excellent original coloring from the library of the Kings of Bavaria. This is a rare book with only a few complete sets known (the copy at the BSB is incomplete). .

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.]
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        L'Affrica francese, l'Impero del Marocco e i deserti del Sahara. Storia nazionale delle conquiste, delle vittorie e delle nuove scoperte de' Francesi fino ai nostri giorni Prima traduzione francese.

      presso G. Celli,, Firenze, 1846 - Due volumi di cm. 25, pp. 868; 720 + 4 con l'elenco delle tavole fuori testo. Testo inquadrato da cornice tipografica e 100 splendide tavole fuori testo in bella coloritura coeva. Legatura coeva in mezza pelle, dorsi lisci con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro. Qualche segno di abile restauro ai dorsi, sporadiche fioriture, ma complessivamente esemplare genuino e ben conservato. Non comune, soprattutto quando completo di tutte le tavole fuori testo come il presente esemplare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        MEMOIRS OF ROBERT WILLIAM ELLISTON COMEDIAN Extra illustrated edition

      John Ollivier.London.,1846. TWO VOLUMES.Second edition.EXTRA ILLUSTRATED SET.6 published engravings by Cruikshank plus an extra 98 plates,mostly 18th and early 19th century,including one hand coloured engraving,and one colour lithograph.Finely bound in nineteenth century full red morocco by Zaehnsdorf.Boards with multiple ruled borders and inner panel with decorative corner pieces.Spines with five raised bands,each with gilt piping.Compartments fully gilt with decoration and lettering.Inner boards with gilt ruling and decoration.Marbled endpapers.All edges gilt.A couple of very minor bumps to edges but a fine bright set in lovely decorative bindings.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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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, Hardback, The True 1st EditionVery 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; 296 pages; 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.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Recollections of Four Years' Service in the East with H.M. Fortieth Regiment:

      London: Richard Bentley,, 1846. Comprising an Account of the Taking of Kurachee in Lower Scinde in 1839; Operations in Upper Scinde in 1840 and 1841; And The Operations of the Candahar Division of " The Avenging Army in Affghanistan " in 1841 and 1842; Under Major-General Sir W. Nott, G.C.B. Octavo. Slightly later red half morocco, marbled boards, rebacked with the original spine down, hinges lined with linen, title gilt direct to the spine, narrow bands, comaprtments gilt with repeated foliate tools, marbled edges and endpapers. Portrait frontispiece of Sir William Nott, bound with the half title. A little rubbed at the extremities, short repair to the fore-edge of the half-title, no loss, light browning throughout, else very good. Second edition, first published in the previous year, fairly uncommon in either edition with just a couple of dozen copies of both located by OCLC worldwide. Excellent account of the First Afghan War. John Martin Bladen Neill (1814-59) "entered the service in 1833 as an ensign in the 40th Regiment. He became lieutenant in 1835, adjutant in 1840, captain in 1842, major in 1849, and deputy-adjutant general of the Australian colonies, with the rank of lieutenant-colonel, in 1855. When Fort Jinnora, Lower Scinde, in 1839, was captured, he was adjutant of the 40th; .his commanding officer being Brigadier Valliant, father of Colonel Valliant of the same regiment. Lieut.-Colonel Neill, served through the whole of the second campaign in Afghanistan, was present in every action with the Candahar division of the Army, and received a medal for his services, inscribed Candahar, Ghuznee, Cabool" (Neill's obituary, The Argus, Melbourne). Neill's wife Florentia was one of the founders of the Victorian Ladies' Silk Association, Australia's first silk co-operative, set up to promote silk cultivation and to educate poorer women in rural areas. Near contemporary circular bookplate with the Marjoribanks crest - a lion's gamb erect and erased grasping a tilting lance the point downward - and motto - "Advance with Courage" - to the front pastedown, modern collector's bookplate of Philip Kamil to the front free endpaper, American collector's inked ownership inscription to the first blank, slightly unsightly, beneath the bookseller's ticket of Hutchins Oriental Books of Pasadena.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        "Streiflichter". Eigenh. Manuskript (Fragment) mit U. und eh. Brief mit U.

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        a.) Missale Romanum ex Decreto Sacrosancti Concilii Tridentini restitutum, S. Pii V. Pontificis Maximi jussu editum, Clementis VIII. & Urbani VIII.+ Commune Sanctorum b.) Missae propriae Sanctorum Ad usum Fratrum Minorum Sancti Francisci Conventualium, Monialium Sancte Clarae, ac Tertii Ordinis utrisque sexus – Joannis Baptistae Minucci. c.) Missae propriae Sanctorum ad usum Fratrum Minorum S. Francisci Capucinorum, et Monialium Capucinarum Profitentium Primam Regulam S. Clarae. d.) Orationes Missarum in Festis Propriis Sanctorum Dioceseos Olomucensis. e.) Proprium Misarum de Sanctis Ad usum fratrum Minorum S. Francisci Conventualium. Prachtvoller Einband auf Holzdecken mit- Sämischbezug u. robustem Metall-Beschlag u. beiden ursprünglichen

      Venetiis: Ex Typografia Balleoniana 1749; 1743; Pragae: Typis Archiepiscopalibus, in collegio Clementino 1846 - Einband des 19. Jahrhunderts; xxxv, 460 S., ci, [1]; x; viii, 71 S., 15 S. - mit handschriftlicher Inschrift auf letzte Seite; 41 S., 2°. Einband minimal berieben u. abgegriffen. Seiten stellenweise mäßig altersgebräunt u. auf Rändern teilweise restauriert, sonst sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: la

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Valentinska]
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        La Vie D'un Gentilhomme En Toutes Saisons : HIVER - Aquatinte gravée Par JAZET

      Gambart , Junin et Cie, London 1846 - Datée du 1° mai 1846 , imprimée par Goupil et Vibert , cette aquatinte est coloriée à la main , sur le thème de la chasse , du cheval et voiture . Légers défauts . Size: 71 Cm X 46 Cm + Marges [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A New Map of Texas, Oregon and California with the regions adjoining. Compiled from the most recent authorities

      S. Augustus Mitchell, Philadelphia 1846 - Folding hand-coloured map. [ Bound with :] S.A. MITCHELL (publisher). Accompaniment to Mitchell's New Map of Texas, Oregon, and California, with the regions adjoining. Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1846. 12mo bound in sixes (4 13/16 x 2 15/16 inches). 8pp. publisher's advertisements. Map and booklet bound within publisher's blue leather binding, covers with elaborate designs blocked in blind, the upper cover with central rectangular panel with gilt double-fillet border with star tool cornerpieces, surrounding the title in gilt `Texas, Oregon / and / California.', expertly rebacked to style. A very good copy of this significant map, bound with the accompanying pamphlet as issued. Mitchell's famous western map of 1846, described by Wheat as "a work of real importance." In this map Mitchell shows in detail the trans-Mississippi region on the verge of the Mexican War. Texas is elaborately depicted, with the Rio Grande as its southern border; Oregon is shown to extend to 54° 40"; and the Santa Fe Trail and the Oregon Trail are both detailed, the latter with a table of distances published in the lower corner of the map. "This map represents a great step forward, in that it is among the first by a commercial cartographer to utilize the recent explorations that had bounded and determined the nature of the Great Basin.because of its popularity, this map of the West exerted great influence, not only with the public but on other commercial cartographers" - Wheat. The Accompaniment . describes the territories of Texas, Oregon, and California in detail, and information about Iowa, Indian Territory, and the Missouri Territory is also provided. Wheat Transmississippi 520. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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