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        An Album of Original Watercolors of Peoples of South America and Polynesia while on Tour of Duty in the Pacific, aboard H.M.S. Talbot, October 1843 - October 1846

      4to., (8 x 6 inches). One fine window-mounted pen and ink drawing and 34 original watercolors (image size: 6 x 4 inches), inscribed with captions beneath the images and extensively on the verso and signed and dated by Burney. 20th-century half brown morocco, gilt (extremities a bit rubbed). The fine watercolors depict the exotic peoples, and their costumes and their customs, encountered by Lieut., Burney of the Royal Marines during his tour of duty in the Pacific aboard the corvette H.M.S. Talbot. The majority of the watercolors are copies executed by a local artist of the people of Lima, but Burney also records images from life of Chili, Mexico, Peru; and of particular interest Hawaii and the Sandwich Islands: Peru. "Llamas. Waiting till they are Laden. July 30th 1846" Peru. "A Llama being laden. August 5th 1846" "A Mexican Woman making Tortillas. (The Bread of the Country." August 8th 1846. Mexico. "A Man dragging a Cask of Water. Mazatlan. August 9th 1846" "Mexicans. July 13th 1846" "Peruvians. July 12th 1846" Mazatlan, San Blas. Mexico. "A Muletier carrying a bale of Grass. Aug. 10th 1846." "An Hawaiian Carrying Jarro Roots and Poe. Aug. 18th 1846" "A Sandwich Island (Girl) on Horseback. Aug. 1846" "Canoe of the Sandwich Islands. 1845. Aug. 21st 1846" "A Canoe of the Sandwich Islands under sail. Aug 22nd 1846" Chili. "A Chilena [sic] Gentleman Riding on the Plyantia on the 19th of September 1846. Valparaiso. October 10th 1846" H.M.S. Talbot under the command of Captain Sir Thomas Thompson, Bart., was active in the Pacific for much of the 1840s, protecting British interests in the area against those of the French and the Americans. On November 28th of 1843 Britain and France had signed an agreement "to consider the Sandwich Islands as an Independent State, and never to take possession, neither directly or under the title of Protectorate, or under any other form, of any part of the territory of which they are composed." (from the Proclamation). The Talbot is recorded as being present on numerous occasions in the Sandwich Islands between 1843 and 1845, following a brief period of British rule there, and in Tahiti - most famously in January of 1843 when the corvette saluted the old Tahitian flag with its guns in defiance of the French protectorate.. Book.

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        ELOGI di Liguri illustri. Seconda edizione riordinata, corretta ed accresciuta da Cappellano nella R. Marineria Sarda, membro della Soc. Ar. d'Atene.

      Pontheni,, Genova, 1846 - 3 voll. in-8, pp. VIII, 464; (4), 406, (2); XII, 388, bross. edit. Con ritr. di C. Colombo in antip. al primo vol. Imp. raccolta di biografie che l'A. pubblicò con la collaborazione di molti eruditi e considerato sino ai nostri giorni uno strumento utile per la storia letteraria ligure. Lozzi 2277. Due dorsi difettosi ma ottimo esempl. a fogli chiusi. [260]

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        LIFE OF THE AMIR DOST MOHAMMED KHAN OF KABUL. With his Political Proceedings towards the English, Russian, and Persian Governments, including the Victory and Disasters of the British Army in Afghanistan

      Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. London. 1846. FIRST EDITION. 2 VOLUMES. 8vo. (9.1 x 6 inches). 19 lithographic portraits, printed on India paper and mounted. Publisher's forest green fine combed cloth, title gilt to spines, blind panelling and central lozenge to the boards, mid-cream surface-paper endpapers. Very slightly rubbed, some off-setting from the plates, but overall a superb set in the original cloth. A remarkably well-preserved set of this highly desirable work. ----- Perhaps the key source for political and diplomatic background to the First Afghan War. Mohan Lal was "Bokhara" Burnes's most important intelligence operative, travelling extensively in Persia and Afghanistan and running a string of agents for the British. In 1841, as the situation in Kabul became critical, Lal tried to warn Burnes of the fact that he was the focus of rising discontent, but the Englishman foolishly believed that he would be able to talk his way out of the situation. Lal escaped the ensuing bloodbath, continuing to supply information from the Afghan capital. In 1844 he visited Scotland to return some papers to the Burnes family, the Montrose Review describing him then in glowing, if condescending, terms; "He is a very handsome man, of 28 years; and, when arrayed in the costly and gorgeous costume of his country, affords a favourable specimen of the Asiatic. But this is the least of his merits: his countenance beams with intelligence, and his intercourse with Europeans has enabled him to adapt himself, with perfect tact, to all their habits and modes of thinking, so that he can sustain with ease and propriety his part in any general conversation. We understand he has been urgently recalled to London â€Â¦" He remained in London for some time, the present work being written there and dedicated with permission to Queen Victoria, but he never received the recognition from the British government that he felt he deserved. As a result of his service in Muslim countries, he had been excommunicated by the Kashmiri Pandit community, eventually converting to Islam, he died an isolated and embittered man in Delhi in 1877.

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        The Belfry of Bruges and Other Poems

      Cambridge: John Owen. 1846. First. First edition. Bound by Stikeman and Co. in three quarter green morocco with marbled endpapers, raised bands, and top edge gilt. Very good plus with mild wear to the extremities and along the front hinge. With a laid in Autograph Note Initialed by Longfellow to his publisher James T. Fields, dated 1875: "My Dear Fields, I cannot do it. I had rather fight the battle of Bunker's Hill. You must manage the matter for me. If Mr. Alden will give the sum you mention, he shall have the poem. Your Centennial friend, H.W.S." The note, evidently removed a little unevenly from a small notebook, is very good with some clean creases from folding, a short and neat tear through the top of a single letter, and a little residue on the recto. Includes two well-known Longfellow compositions: "The Arrow and the Song" ("I shot an arrow in the air...") and "Retribution" ("Though the mills of God grind slowly"). BAL 12083. .

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        Lettres à Son Altesse Royale le Duc regnant de Saxe-Coburg et Gotha sur la théorie des probabilités, appliquée aux science morales et politiques.

      Bruxelles: M. Hayez, 1846. - 3 leaves, iv, 450 pp. Recent 3/4 morocco and cloth, with original front wrapper bound in (note: the photo shows the wrapper prior to rebinding). A Very Good, uncut, large copy (183 mm x 275 mm), largely in its original state. 'This book is really an original, if elementary, treatise on probability and social statistics, written in the form of a series of letters to the Belgian king's two nephews, Ernst (the duke to whom the book was dedicated) and Albert (who by 1846 was husband to Queen Victoria of Great Britain). Quetelet had tutored the two in the 1830's, and in writing his book as a series of letters he was adopting a form that had been used with great success by Euler in 1768, with Letters to a German Princess' (Stigler, History of Statistics, p. 206). 'In his autobiography Galton explains how he first encountered Quetelet's statistical methods in 1863, two years before the publication of his first article on heredity. He had immediately been attracted to Quetelet's examination of the 'law of deviation from an average,' which he had discovered when reading the 1849 English translation of Quetelet's 1846 book Lettres à Son Altesse Royale le Duc regnant de Saxe-Coburg et Gotha sur la théorie des probabilités, appliquée aux science morales et politiques. . . . In his 1846 Lettres, Quetelet used [Laplace's curve of 'possible error'] to interpret anthropomorphic data, thus giving it a new methodological significance, as has been pointed out by Stigler. Quetelet used Laplace's theorem to determine whether a series of real objects (and not mere measures) could be considered homogeneous. Laplace's theorem implied that a group of measures affected by the same major causes, and varying only in terms of many minor, accidental causes, should be distributed according to Gauss' law. Quetelet's innovation was to use the Gaussian distribution as a way of detecting groups of homogeneous objects. He thus made explicit what had previously been merely implicit in Laplace's work: a Gaussian (or 'normal' distribution) is a necessary and sufficient condition of homogeneity. The Laplace-Gauss law thus left the arcane realm of the estimation of error (in the measurement of a given object) to become a tool for detecting homogeneity in groups of real objects. In particular, it became a method for identifying 'populations' as objective entities. If, for example, the chest size or stature of soldiers was approximately distributed according to Gauss' law, this would indicate that it was a real population, within which variation was merely accidental. For Quetelet, a Gaussian distribution revealed both order in apparent chaos, and also an underlying ideal type that nature tries to attain, implying that variation has no real significance. This would also explain why Darwin, if he did read Quetelet, would hardly have been attracted by his concept of a 'population' ' (Jean Gayon, Darwinism's Struggle for Survival: Heredity and the Hypothesis of Natural Selection, tr. by Matthew Cobb, 1998, pp. 117-8). 'Quetelet is credited with the first published visual images of normal and skewed probability distributions' (Judy L. Klein, Statistical Visions in Time: A History of Time Series Analysis, 1662-1938, 1997, p. 164). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Precis iconographique de medecine operatoire. . . First edition, inscribed by both authors

      Paris: Megignon-Marvis, 1846. <p>Rare Presentation Copy of the First Edition</p><p> Bernard, Claude (1813-73) & Huette, Charles. Precis iconographique de medecine operatoire et d&#39;anatomie chirurgicale. 8vo. [4] xxvi [2], 488pp. Engraved frontispiece of Vesalius with printed tissue guard, issued only to subscribers, 113 engraved plates printed in sepia, most hand-colored. The plates are in two series, the first numbered 1-25, and the second 1-80; the second series includes eight additional plates numbered 44bis, 51bis, 51ter, 54bis, 54ter, 62bis, 62ter and 63bis. Paris: Mequignon-Marvis, 1846. 188 x 117 mm. Quarter calf, gilt spine, rebacked in facsimile of original binding; boxed. Lightly foxed throughout, but very good. Presentation copy, inscribed by the authors on the half-title: <b>"A mon ami / A. Molinard /Cl. Bernard Ch. Huette." </b>Boxed. </p><p>First Edition, and rare in commerce. Bernard and Huette&#39;s influential surgical textbook was one of the first of its kind to enjoy a world-wide market, and was still being reprinted at the end of the 19th century. Presentation copies of the first edition are extraordinarily rare; this is the only one that we have ever seen in 40 years of trading. Blocker, p. 34.

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        Lilium elegans, var. incomparabile, var. Alice Wilson

      Henry John Elwes (1846-1922) was a British botanist, naturalist and author, celebrated for his travels throughout Asia, including the Himalayan Mountains, with the Geographical Section of the British Association and noted for his collection of lily specimens. In 1880 Elwes published a spectacular collection of prints depicting various species of one of the world's favorite flowers, the lily.The “Monograph of the Genus Lilium” is the result of a collaborative effort, the organization and text by Elwes and the images by renowned botanical illustrator Walter Hood Fitch. Although Fitch's drawings for Elwes' “Genus Lilium” were the last great works of his career, in his lifetime, Fitch produced nearly 10,000 illustrations.This hand-colored folio size lithograph,Lilium elegans, var. incomparabile, var. Alice Wilson, measures 21.75” x 15” and is in mint condition. This lily is richly colored with a vibrant green stem and full leaves and large red and yellow flowers. The blooming flowers are expertly detailed and naturalistically rendered on this superb lithograph.

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        A Day&#39;s Ramble in an About the Ancient Town of Lewes

      Published by Henry G. Bohn, York Street, Covent Garden, London First Edition 1846. London 1846. First edition hard back binding in publisher&#39;s original chestnut brown cloth covers bound by Remnant & Edmonds of London, gilt title and author lettering to the spine and to the upper panel. 8vo. 7&#39;&#39; x 4½&#39;&#39;. Contains 157 printed pages of text followed by a list of works by Dr. Mantell. Frontispiece shows Dovecote of Lewes Priory, vignette to the title page showing the Western Keep of Lewes Castle, seven other monochrome figures. Small clipping about Lewes titled &#39;The Walke and Taulke About Lewes&#39; has been adhered to the bottom of page 147. Armorial bookplate of Ernest Bryan Gipps to the front paste down, a little age spotting to the preliminaries, 20 mm splitting of the upper joint to the foot of the spine, corners turned-in and in Very Good clean condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        Coloured Illustrations Of British Birds, And Their Eggs.

      (Vols. I-II:) London: G.W.Nickisson, 1842-44 & (Vols. III-VII:) London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co. 1846-47-48-49-50. - 7 Volumes. 8vo. pp. iv, 230; iv, 233, [1]; iv, 240; iv, 215, [1]; iv, 192; iv, 185; viii, 206. 432 lithographed plates, comprising 322 hand-coloured plates of birds, 102 hand-coloured plates of eggs, & 8 outline plates. wood-engraved title vignettes. An attractive set, bound in 19th century calf, gilt backs (split in lower front joint of Vol. I). First Octavo Edition. Of the first folio edition (1835-50), Casey Wood remarked: "With the possible exception of Lord Lilford's Birds, this is the finest and most complete atlas of portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published." The number of egg plates in the set varies, there usually being only 102 as here. Anker p. 58. Casey Wood p. 462. Fine Bird Books 94. Freeman 2563. Mullens & Swann pp. 403-04. Nissen 628. Zimmer II p. 433. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Heraldic Visitations of Wales and Part of the Marches.

      Welsh Manuscript Society, Llandovery 1846 - Heraldic Visitations of Wales and Part of the Marches; Between the Years 1586 and 1613, under the Authority of Clarencieux and Norroy, Two Kings at Arms, By Lewys Dwnn, Deputy Herald at Arms; Transcribed from the Original Manuscripts, and Edited, with. 2 Volumes. In the original green cloth with embossed covers, spine has been relaid, keeping the original labels. Volume 1 - 340 pp + errata. Some very minimal foxing to the first 2 pages. Has a wonderful frontipiece by WL Walton of the Hirlas or drinking horn, presented by King Henry VII to Davydd ab Ieuan of Llwyn Davydd in Cardigan. Volume 2 - 370 pp with a frontispiece showing facsimiles of Autographs. A wonderful and informative book. Meyrick, Sir Samuel Rush (1783-1848), antiquary and historian of arms and armour, born on 26 August 1783, was the only surviving son of John Meyrick (d. 1805), FSA, agent, of Great George Street, Westminster, and Peterborough House, Fulham, and of his wife, Hannah (d. 1832), daughter and coheir of Samuel Rush of Ford House, Hertfordshire, and Chislehurst, Kent. He matriculated from Queen's College, Oxford, in 1800 and graduated BA in 1804, then proceeded MA and BCL in 1810, and DCL in 1811. On 3 October 1803 he married Mary (c.1784-1818), the daughter of James Parry of Llwyn Hywel, Cardiganshire. This early marriage offended his father, who arranged that his property should bypass his son and devolve to his son's children. There was in the event only one son, Llewelyn (1804-1837), who died unmarried before his father; the property then passed to Sir Samuel. His last published work was an edition of Lewis Dwnn's Heraldic Visitation of Wales, for the Society for the Publication of Ancient Welsh Manuscripts (1846). Meyrick died at Goodrich Court on 2 April 1848, and was buried in the churchyard of St Giles's Church there. His property was left to his second cousin Lieutenant-Colonel Augustus Meyrick. The armour was exhibited in Manchester in 1857 and at the South Kensington Museum in 1868, being arranged on both occasions by Planché. The museum failed to buy the collection when it was offered for £50,000, and about 1871 Colonel Meyrick's son and heir sold both the armoury and the art treasures at Goodrich Court. Many of the pieces were bought by the Paris dealer and collector Frederic Spitzer, and some were later acquired by Sir Richard Wallace and are now in the Wallace Collection. Goodrich Court itself was demolished in 1950. (ODNB) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge 1846 - Includes: 1. Winter in the frozen sea. 2. Winter in a secure harbour. 3. Winter in a snow hut. An introduction notice on the North-West Passage, and an appendix on Sir John Franklin's expedition. 315 pp. dark brown leather spine and brown cloth covered boards bdg. with blind & gilt-stamped spine. Illustrated with b/w fold-out map as frontispice and 34 b/w illus. on plates and in text. (scuffed edges spine & corners with worn through small spots at bottom corners of boards, paper yellowed at edges and soiled at edges in places, slightly foxed in some places, overall clean and tight)Please contact us directly for a full description. Photo scan available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      DIDIER 1846 - RO30078507: 424 + 408 + 394 + 435 + 404 pages. Titre, auteur, tomaison, filets dorés sur le dos cuir chagrin bordeaux. In-12 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 940-Histoire générale de l'Europe [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      - Paris, Lib. de Don Vicente Salvá, 1846, 5 tomos en 4º mayor holandesa bien realizada, XLVIII+182+572, X+616, X+684, X+747 y 2 h.+500 págs.

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        Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life During a Four Months' Residence in a Valley of the Marquesas

      Wiley and Putnam, New York 1846 - FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. BAL's binding variant A [no priority]. Two parts bound in one, as issued, in the publisher's original brown cloth with patterned endpapers. There's some wear at the extremities and the cloth at the joints is just starting in a couple of places. There is also a larger chip to the cloth at the head of the spine [a half an inch deep and a quarter to three-eighths of an inch wide], and some light to moderate foxing throughout. . The bookplate of Charles MacA. Willcox is affixed to the front pastedown, and that of Samuel Fisher Babbitt, once affixed, is now loose and laid in. A good, unsophisticated copy. One of only 500 copies of the clothbound issue of the First American Edition of Melville's First book. The entire edition was 2000, but 1500 of these were bound in paper wrappers, which rarely survive, making this one of the most difficult Melville titles to find in original condition. BAL 13653.

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        Oliver Twist.

      Bradbury & Evans, London 1846 - "A New Edition, Revised and Corrected." First edition in one volume. Tall 8vo., full contemporary tan calf, raised bands, elaborate gilt compartments, leather spine labels, gilt and blindstamped borders, inner dentelles gilt, A.E.G., xii, 311pp. With 24 plates. Light foxing throughout, plates foxed with browning at the perimeter, plate at page 85 repaired, minor repair to upper board, a touch of rubbing but this is still an attractive copy. Sadleir 696c, Gimbel A39. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Teatro social del siglo XIX por Fray Gerundio

      - Literatura española. Otros géneros. Siglo XIX. (860-7"18") Teatro.(82-2) Literatura española. Novela corta. Cuento literario. Siglo XIX. (860-32"18") Mellado. Madrid. 1846? 23 cm. 432 páginas. Encuadernación en tapa dura artesanal con lomo en piel estampado y nervios. Lafuente, Modesto 1806-1866 . Manchas de óxido . GD21 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'arte di reggere i fiumi. 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

      G. Antonelli, Venezia 1846 - Tre parti (ciascuna con proprio frontespizio) in un volume in 8°(16,5 x 25) in mezza pelle coeva; titoli e fregi oro al dorso; pp. (2), XVI, 756, (2); IV tabelle e XX tavole più volte ripiegate fuori testo; eccellente stato di conservazione.

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        Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane. Illustré par Jean Gigoux. Lazarille de Tormes. Traduit par L. Viardot. Illustré par Meissonier

      J. L. Dubochet, Paris 1846 - Folio, frontis grabado, LV p., 629 p. profusamente ilustradas. Bella encuadernación romantica en tela, con lomo y planos ricamente adornados con dorados. Cortes dorados. Ex-libris. Puntos de óxido en algunas páginas. Buen ejemplar. Volumen que engloba dos célebres novelas picarescas y costumbristas: la novela anónima, inacabada, que narra la historia del pícaro Lazarillo de Tormes, crítica despiadada de los vicios y actitudes hipócritas de la sociedad del momento, en especial la de clérigos y religiosos, y el no menos célebre Gil Blas de Santillana, una narración considerada como una historia moral del hombre, con una visión muy crítica de la sociedad. Ejemplar muy ilustrado con bellos grabados, viñetas e iniciales dibujados por Gigoux y Meissonier. Literatura francesa. Novela francesa. Literatura española. Novela española. French literature. French novel. Spanish literature. Spanish novel.

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      1846 - With Vignette Illustrations on Wood by Samuel Palmer. London: Published for the Author by Bradbury & Evans, 1846. 2 pp undated preliminary ads plus 2 pp undated ads. Original blue cloth. First Edition of Dickens's account of his 1844 tour of Italy.~His description of the coaching trips which took him from place to place for five months is full of wonderful observations of his fellow-men. His account of a public execution in Rome is remarkable -- his emotional reaction is held firmly in control but revulsion at the whole proceeding is implicit in every line. [CGEL]~Smith cites bindings both of fine-diaper cloth and of horizontally-ribbed cloth (no priority -- see his Note 3); there are also copies in vertically-ribbed cloth. This copy is in horizontally-ribbed cloth, and is in near-fine condition (volume slightly aslant, front endpaper slightly cracked, one small front-cover spot). PICTURES FROM ITALY used to be rather common, but attractive copies such as this are becoming increasingly scarce. Smith II pp 44-58. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Pictorial History of England Being the History of the People, as Well as a History of the Kingdom. BC55 - 1820. Eight volume set [together with] Martineau's History of England in three volumes

      Charles Knight, London 1846 - 887pp, 907pp, 911pp, 856pp, 688pp, 729pp, 774pp, 733pp, 390pp, ccccxpp, 721pp., B/w engraved plates and copious line drawings within the text. Handsome edition. Published 1846 - 1850. Heavy set: shipping supplement may apply. G +: in good condition (plus) without dust jackets as issued. Sm. chip to gilt spine of one volume. Some edge-wear and rubbing to some volumes. occasional scattered foxing within. Marbled endpapers and edges Half leather cover with tooled gilt spines and marbled boards [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dix ans à la Cour du Roi Louis-Philippe, et Souvenirs du temps de l'Empire et de la Restauration.

      Berlin-Paris, Voss et Renouard 1846 - 3 tomes en 1 vol. in-8, demi-basane noire, dos lisse orné (rel. de l'époque). Cuir désseché. Ex-libris Bibliothèque du Franc-Port. Édition originale rare. Bertier, 27. "Ses mémoires sont à lire avec beaucoup de circonspection, l'auteur cherchant toujours à se donner le beau rôle et à se présenter comme un philanthrope. Mais on y trouve cependant bien des indications intéressantes. Appert eu notamment Alexandre Dumas à son service comme secrétaire et connut bien Raoux, un des quatre "sergents" de La Rochelle". Également important pour la Monarchie de Juillet. Concernant l'Empire, Tulard, 29. "Seuls les premiers chapitres du tome 1 intéressent la période impériale : le sacre, la Normandie sous l'Empire, une visite de l'Empereur à Choisy, le mariage avec Marie-Louise, le roi de Rome, le désastre de Russie, 1815. Mais l'intérêt en est très mince".

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        Travels and Travellers

      Paris A. and W. Galignani and Co., 1846 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Travels and Travellers A Series of Sketches is a scarce travel book by Mrs. Frances Trollope, the mother of Anthony Trollope. First Europeanedition. Frances Milton Trollope (1779 - 1863) was an English novelist and writer who published as Mrs. Trollope or Mrs. Frances Trollope. Her first book, Domestic Manners of the Americans (1832) has been the best known, but she also published strong social novels: an anti-slavery novel said to influence the work of the American Harriet Beecher Stowe, the first industrial novel, and two anti-Catholic novels that used a Protestant position to examine self-making. Condition: Rebound in a half cloth binding with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities and occasional marks to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with scattered foxing and the odd handling mark. Overall: GOOD.

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        A Map of the United States of Mexico, as organized and defined by the several acts of Congress of the Republic . Second edition, 1846

      H.S. Tanner, Philadelphia 1846 - An important and rare map of Mexico and the southwestern United States, depicting Texas in its largest form, the 1846 "Second edition" of the celebrated Tanner map. The present map embraces all of modern Mexico and the southwestern United States of America, and prominently features the new state of Texas with its original extensive boundaries. H.S. Tanner, of Philadelphia, was one of the most esteemed American mapmakers of the first half of the nineteenth-century. His 1822 Map of North America was one of the most influential of the period. In 1825, he excerpted and enlarged the portion of the map pertaining to what was a newly-independent Mexico, which then included the entire American southwest. Tanner's map effectively became the definitive source map for the region. It was brazenly copied in the White Gallaher & White map of 1828, which in turn directly inspired the famous Disturnell map of 1846, the "Treaty map" initially used to consider the redemarcation of the international border following the Mexican-American war. Walter Ristow noted that Tanner produced the first edition of the United States of Mexico map in 1825, and furthermore cited that he "issued 10 variants of one or another of five states" of the map up to 1847. The present map is officially termed as the "1846, second edition", although it is actually the seventh variant of the map to be issued, according to Ristow's classification. It closely follows the "1832, second edition," even including the "April 2nd, 1832" copyright imprint in the lower right corner. At this time, interest in all matters relating to Mexico and Texas amongst the American public was at an all-time high, and it is thought that Tanner hastily prepared this edition in order to capitalize on the commercial opportunities. Tanner did not take the time to avail himself of the most recent geographical advances, and consequently this map is a fascinating cartographic hold-out during a time of unprecedented change. Texas is portrayed as an enormous Mexican state, although it had since 1832 seceded, and later joined the Union as an American state. Its massive territory extends far to the north and west of its modern limits, following the eastern band of the Rio Grande up to its headwaters, up into the 'stovepipe' to a point touching the 42nd parallel. The geographical detailing of most of Texas is quite accurate, as Tanner was well apprised of Stephen F. Austin's surveys, a point underscored by his inclusion of 'Austin's Colony' in east-central Texas. In an improvement to it antecedent, the western portion of the state owes its form to William Emory's map of 1844. The depiction of what is now modern Mexico is quite advanced, in light of Alexander von Humboldt's exhaustive charting of the country. At this time, Tanner elected not to include information from Charles Frémont's ground-breaking map of 1845, based on his own discoveries. The coastline of Alta California still maintains a mythical quality, void of most actual details such as San Francisco Bay, but is replete with imaginary details such as the Buenaventura, Los Mongos, Timpangos and San Felipe Rivers. The interior regions extending all the way into what is now Colorado are shown to be almost completely unknown. A curious prophetic detail is the demarcation of a boundary line between Alta and Baja California, although located to the south of the international border that was to be set in 1848. The map includes a detailed inset depicting the key travel route from the port of Veracruz to Mexico City, the same path taken by U.S. forces during their successful attack on the Mexican capital in 1847. In the spirit of the times, the map also includes two statistical tables, one of distances and the other of population and geographical details of individual states. Tanner, wishing to update this map, produced a "third edition" later that same year that included Frémont's discoveries. Ristow A la Carte p.207; Wheat Mapping the Transmississippi Wes [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Chess Player's Chronicle

      London: H Hurst, 1846 iv+420 pages with diagrams and index. Octavo (8 3/4" x 5 3/4") bound in period cloth with blind stamped covers with gilt insignia, and gilt decoration and lettering to spine. Volume VII (7). (Betts: 7-1) First edition.The Chess Player's Chronicle, founded by Howard Staunton and extant from 1841?"56 and 1859?"62, was the world's first successful English-language magazine devoted exclusively to chess. Various unrelated but identically or similarly named publications were published until 1902. The earliest chess magazine in any language was the French Le Palamède, published in 1836-39 and 1842-47. In 1837 George Walker introduced an English-language magazine, the Philidorian, that was devoted to "chess and other scientific games". Only six issues of it were published, and it "expired in May, 1838". In 1840 or 1841 Staunton bought the fortnightly magazine The British Miscellany and Chess Player's Chronicle. In 1841 it became The Chess Player's Chronicle. In 1843, the Chess Player's Chronicle became a shilling monthly magazine. Staunton "made the inclusion of a large number of games by himself and other leading players of the day a special feature" of the magazine. He also used the magazine as a forum for attacking others. Staunton was the owner and editor of the magazine until the early 1850s, when he sold it to R.B. Brien. O'Brien became editor of the magazine, but was unable to continue its success and discontinued it in 1856 because of financial losses and his own illness. It reappeared in 1859 under the editorship of Ignatz Kolisch, Zytogorski, and Josef Kling, but survived only until July 1862. Thereafter, a number of magazines appeared with the same or similar name (such as Chess Players' Chronicle) appeared. Arthur Skipworth, assisted by William Wayte and Charles Ranken, wrote The Chess Players' Quarterly Chronicle, which was published in York from February 1868 to December 1871. Skipworth, who had left Bilsdale for Tetford Rectory, Horncastle, and John Wisker became the editors of the new The Chess Players' Chronicle in February 1872. Johann Löwenthal began writing for it in 1873. The magazine ran until 1875. In January 1876, it was succeeded by The Chess Player's Chronicle, whose editor-in-chief was J. Jenkin of Helensburgh. Its editorial staff consisted of Jenkin, Skipworth, Ranken, Wayte, and Andrew Hunter of Glasgow. Billed as a "monthly record of provincial chess", it was published at Glasgow, costing sixpence. Its short run under Jenkin's editorship was marked by xenophobia. The February issue stated that the West End Club had "cleared away the disturbing foreign element which infected the Divan" and referring to Wilhelm Steinitz as "the hot-headed little Austrian". Its third and last issue was published in March. The magazine reappeared in January 1877. It was now under Ranken's editorship, assisted by J. Crum, G. B. Fraser, Skipworth, and Wayte. The first issue apologized for "certain offensive statements and insinuations, seriously affecting the honor of some eminent players", and explained that some members of the present editorial staff had only contributed games and other inoffensive material to it in 1875. Ranken continued to edit the magazine until September 1880. In 1881, the title was enlarged to The Chess Player's Chronicle, and Journal of Indoor and Outdoor Sports, and "the magazine's importance in the chess world was no longer the same". None of these magazines compared in quality with what Staunton had achieved, and the success of the British Chess Magazine, by the turn of the century a superb magazine, put an end to the title in 1902.Condition:Corners bumped, earlier owner's stamp to title, recased with new end papers and old spine laid on else a very good copy.

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        Schleswig Holstein. Hamburg, Verlags-Comptoir, um 1846. 24 Stahlstichtafeln von Poppel nach Kurz . Qu.-8°. Lose in lithogr. OKart.-Mappe (leichte Randläsionen).,

      1846 - Ansichten aus Biernatzki, H. Schleswig-Holstein: Altona, Apenrade, Rendsburg, Plön, Eutin, Kiel (4), Kappeln, Schleswig, Flensburg u.v.a., jeweils mit floraler Bordüre. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        The American Journal of Science and Arts, Second Series, Volumes 1-10 (1846-1850)

      New Haven: Printed for the Editors by B.L. Hamlen, Printer to Yale College. (1846-1850). First. Periodical. Second Series, Volumes 1-10 (bound in five separate full linen cloth volumes). Octavos. Illustrated with plates and maps, some folding. Ex-library set with gilt spine titles, bookplates, and a few scattered ink stamps, else very good. Owned and edited by Benjamin Silliman, professor of chemistry and natural history at Yale College, "Silliman&#39;s Journal" was the world&#39;s leading scientific journal in the first half of the 19th Century. This set features Silliman&#39;s printed correspondence with distinguished scientists throughout the world, and numerous papers on American geology, topography, botany, and zoology. .

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        La Semaine Israëlite ou le Tzeena Ourena moderne. Entretiens de Josué Hadass

      Chez L'auteur, Paris 1846 - BK749.50 lithographs, map, portrait frontispiece, c. 900 pages. Two different lithographs are marked as being number 29. Tiny inscription on corner of front blank: Lilly Gutmann, 1918. Lilly Gutmann starred in the 1918 German film WENN DAS LEBEN RUFT [=When Life Calls] by director Robert Leffler. The book is in French, with very little Hebrew. Ouvrage illustre de jolis dessins lithographie. Contenant : Une Analyse substancielle de la (section) de la Semaine avec la (Haphtarah) et un (Psaume). Enrichi d'un choix d'Histoires, Paraboles, Sentences, Allégories, etc. Tirées du Talmud, des Prophetes et des Hagiographes My copy is complete. Five title pages. Some foxing. SCANS available upon request [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La France protestante ou Vies des Protestants français qui se sont fait un nom dans l'Histoire depuis les premiers temps de la réformation jusqu'à la reconnaissance du principe de la liberté des cultes par l'Assemblée Nationale

      Joël Cherbuliez, Paris 1846 - HAAG, Eug. et Em.La France protestante ou Vies des Protestants français qui se sont fait un nom dans l'Histoire depuis les premiers temps de la réformation jusqu'à la reconnaissance du principe de la liberté des cultes par l'Assemblée Nationale.Paris, Joël Cherbuliez, 1846.17 volumes in-8 ( 265x165 mm ) demi basane blonde, dos lisse, titre et tomaison dorés sur pièces de basane rouge, filets dorés sus et sous.ATTENTION : Tome 7, 2me partie, manquant.Ouvrage précédé d'une Notice historique sur le Protestantisme en France suivi de pièces justificatives et rédigé sur des documents en grande partie inédits.Une page vierge est insérée entre chaque page de façon à ajouter des notes.Tome I. 278 pages. Coup d'oeil sur l'histoire du protestantisme en France. Abauzit - Baschi.Tome II . 1 / Tome II . 2. 516 pages. Basnage - Brodeau.Tome III .1 / Tome III. 2. 512 pages. Brossier - Colivaux.Tome IV.1 / Tome IV. 2. 560 pages. Colla - Essen.Tome V.1 / Tome V. 2. 540 pages. Estienne - Huault.Tome VI.1 / Tome VI. 2. 571 pages. Huber - Lesage.Tome VII 1. 264 pages. L'Escale - Mutonis.Tome VIII. 1 / Tome VIII. 2. 532 pages. Nagel - Rosenstiel.Tome IX. 1 / Tome IX. 2. 563 pages. Rossel - Zorn.Tome X. 476 pages. Pièces justificatives. Protestantisme

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        Politisches Taschenbuch Für Das Deutsche Volk.,

      Literarische Anstalt (J. Rütten), Frankfurt 1846 - ERSTER JAHRGANG = ALLES ERSCHIENENE. Sehr ordentlicher, fester, marmorierter Halbleder-/ Hartkarton-Einband mit Lederecken, vier Bündchen. Gut erhaltener Halblederrücken mit sowohl Gold- als auch Blindprägung, dieser vom Buchbinder fachmännisch verstärkt. Vorbesitzerexlibris u. diskrete Marginalien auf Vorsatzblatt. Buchblock erfreulich gut, 2 Seiten gering fleckig, ansonsten durchgehend sauber, VII, 366 Seiten, 1 Bl. Alle Beiträge v. Struve, dieser und Hecker Leiter des Aprilaufstandes Südbaden. Linker Publizist programmatische Artikel, polemische Essays, " Lieder eines Gefangenen " - geschrieben während Haft in Mannheim, Haft wegen " Briefe über Staat u. Kirche " Hier " " Leitende Artikel " - Parteien, Liberalismus Royalismus, politische Verhältnisse, Rechtsverhältnisse, Staatsverfassung etc. " Lebensbilder " - Theologen, Juristen, Philosophen (auch Censor - Polizeimann - Camarilla). " Lieder des Gefangenen " - Lyrik - politisch, in brünstig, wehmütig. Ein Blatt Verlagsanzeigen, insgesamt ein sehr schönes Exemplar. Gustav von Struve (1805 - 1870), deutscher Politiker, Rechtsanwalt, Publizist und radikaldemokratischer Revolutionär während der Märzrevolution von 1848/1849 im Großherzogtum Baden. 0,3 Kg. 11,5 x 17 Cm. Gewicht in Gramm: 300 1. Auflage Dieser Ausgabe Goldgeprägtes Halbleder Ordentlich [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History and Topography of the United States of North America.

      Samuel Walker., Boston 1846 - Edition : Second edition, early sheep stamped boarder design, spine in five compartments, raised bands, gold tooling, morocco labels in red and green., Size : 4to, With 42 plates., Volume : 2 volumes, References : Sabin 31965; Howes H512. Some foxing and marginal damp spots.

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        Map of India from the Most Recent Authorities.

      London: W.H. Allen & Co. 7 Leadenhall Street 1846 - Map dimensions 93 x 82 cm, overall dimensions 97 x 84.5 cm. A very attractive folding map of India with bright original hand colouring. The whole dissected into 24 sections and mounted on linen. Folds between original brown cloth covers, publisher&#146;s gilt crest to upper board. Publisher&#146;s advertisements to paste down and to folded end section on linen verso of the map, the former partially covered with a contemporary engraved ownership plate. Small old annotation to upper left margin sometime obscured with white paint, another just within the upper left corner of the map also obscured. Slight wear to head and foot of spine of covers. A lovely bright example of the map.

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        Pleading and Practice of the High Court of Chancery

      Boston, C. C. Little And J. Brown 1846 - From the Second London Edition. Subjects: Great Britain. Court of chancery. Equity pleading and procedure --Great Britain & the United States. Full, contemporary aniline calf, recased. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and a contrrasting Morocco, gilt-blocked title label. An exceptional example; of presentation quality - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 2 Kg. 676 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kaulbach, Wilhelm von] Reineke Fuchs (Reynard the Fox)

      J.B. Gotta, Suttgart and Tobingen 1846 - Thick folio. Original brown leather binding with lavish gold illustrated cover and spine, designs and details. 36 superb engravings by Wilhelm Von Kaulbach. 257pp. Slight wear to edges and corners, occasional foxing and light discoloration otherwise a very good copy of a book seldom seen in presentable condition. A high-water mark in mid-19th century children's illustration and engraving. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Album mit 296 einmontierten Postkarten.

      Verschiedene Orte. - Meist 8vo, einige jedoch (teils mehrfach) gefaltet und i. F. gr.-8vo. Zudem sieben Originalphotographien und zwei einmontierte Aquarelle. Lederband der Zeit mit Deckel- und Rückenprägung. Quer-Folio. Postkartenalbum aus dem Besitz von Ludwig Fürst zu Wittgenstein und dessen Gattin Valerie. Die zumeist an die zwei genannten gerichteten Karten stammen mehrheitlich von ungarischen und sonstigen Verwandten sowie von dem späteren Generalfeldmarschall Karl Wilhelm Paul von Bülow (1846-1921) und der Pianistin Gisela von Ehrenstein (1859-1932). Zahlreiche Karten stammen aus der Hand von Ludwigs und Valeries Sohn, dem späteren königl.-ungarischen Ernährungsminister Ludwig (Lajos) Aladar Fürst zu Windisch-Graetz (1882-1968), der 1925 maßgeblich an der berüchtigten ungarischen Geldwäscheraffäre beteiligt war, in deren Rahmen sich einige Honoritäten um Windisch-Graetz als einen der Köpfe der Irredenta-Bewegung sammelten und Frankreich durch gefälschte französische Francs "heimzahlen" wollten, daß durch die Verträge von Trianon Ungarn mehr als zwei Drittel seines Territoriums und über die Hälfte seiner Einwohner an Rumänien, die Tschechoslowakei, Jugoslawien und Österreich verloren hatte. - Die Karten stammen u. a. aus Backa Topola, Bad Gastein, Bad Reichenhall, Baden bei Wien, Bleder See (auch Veldeser See) mit Schloss Windisch-Graetz, Bozen, Breslau, Brioni, Brixen, Budapest, Cannes, Düsseldorf, Ebergassing, Friesach, Grein, Hallein, Kietrz (deutsch Katscher), Krakau, Landro (Tirol), Lemberg, Liezen, Lovrana, Marienbad, Menton, Monaco, Mo&#154;ovce, München, Neisse, Nizza, Paris, Ratibor, Rom, Salzburg, San Remo, Schloß Hollenegg (Steiermark), Sylt, Trencsin, Truskawez, Lovran, Üdvözlet Makóról, Vahrn bei Brixen, Venedig und Wien. Zwei weitere Karten stammen von dem Frontabschnitt beim Steinfelder Lager in Pottendorf bei Wien, das im Vorfeld des Russisch-Japanischen Krieges, der ein halbes Jahr später, im Februar 1904/05, ausbrechen sollte, errichtet worden war. Von hier berichtet der dort sationierte, die Greuel des Krieges nicht vorausahnende Windisch-Graetz treuherzig an seiner Mutter: "Gestern in Baden gewesen[,] habe Gfin. Stolberg [.] gesehen, welche Dir sehr viel schönes sagen läßt. Tausend Dank für Deine gnädige Karte. Bin sehr wohl Mutter jetzt allerdings glühend heiß auch die Nächte sind drückend [.]". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Waverley Novels

      Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1846. 25 volumes, 6-5/8" x 4-1/2", additional engraved title-pages. Bound in 1/2 green morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, marbled edges, marbled pastewdowns and endpapers, all hinges fine, overall VERY GOOD.

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      1846 - feuillet broché in-octavo, 56 pages, 1846 à Paris Imprimerie Royale, Premier réglement longtemps attendu, pris en considération de l'expérience et de la necessité des dispositions à rendre obligatoires pour les compagnies exploitantes, Sujets abordés par le Règlement d'Administration Publique : les stations, la voie, le matériel employé à l'exploitation, de la composition des convois, du départ de la circulation et de l'arrivée des convois, de la perception des taxes et des frais accesoires, de la surveillance de l'exploitation, des mesures concernant les voyageurs et les personnes étrangères au service - Loi sur la police des chemins de fer - Rapport au Roi - rarissime, bon état . La Librairie Guimard offre aux clients AbeBooks 15% de réduction sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 610 EUR. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Altowan; or, Incidents of Life and Adventure in the Rocky Mountains By an Amateur Traveler Vol. 2

      Great reading! Volume 2 only. First Edition, Published in 1846 by Harper & Brothers, NY. Hardcover, original red cloth cover with gilt titles and design (buffalo hunter), 240 pages. Cover shows moderate to heavy wear, small tear at bottom of spine, lightly bumped corners. Light foxing throughout, otherwise clean, no marks of any kind. The half-title page appears to have been neatly cut out. All other pages intact and held securely. The work is based on William Drummond Stewart's sporting trips of 1832, 1838 and 1842 to America particularly in the Western States, His fortuitous meeting with A. J. Miller in New Orleans led to Miller's sketches of the West, considered among the best Western sketches ever produced. Many believe that the book was actually written by Webb whoever wrote it, it?s very good reading! A solid copy of this very rare travel/exploration classic.

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        Dombey and Son. With Illustrations by H. K. Browne.

      London: Bradbury and Evans, 1846-48. - A fine set of Dombey and Son in original parts, completely unsophisticated, as evidenced by the ink signature on each front wrapper of a contemporary reader, Stephen Blair. Dickens novels in parts with the evidence of the contemporary ownership on each wrapper are rare, and such provenance is virtually the only way to establish that a set has not been sophisticated, "married" or "made up." 19 parts in 20, 8vo, original pictorial blue wrappers. 40 plates. Hatton & Cleaver, pages 227-250. This set agrees with Hatton and Cleaver's description, except that in part 11 there is no ad for Letts & Son, and the ad for Kaye's Pills in part 12 varies slightly from the one described by Hatton & Cleaver. Two of the three misprints noted by Hatton & Cleaver are present: part 11, page 324, "Capitan" for "Captain"; part 14, page 426, "if" is not present; on page 431, the page number is present (in Hatton & Cleaver's earliest issue the number is omitted). Plates foxed - as seems inevitable - some minor paper repairs to the corners of a few spines; a few wrappers slightly soiled and smudged; overall in very nice condition, as issued. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A Day's Ramble in an About the Ancient Town of Lewes

      Published by Henry G. Bohn, York Street, Covent Garden, London First Edition . London 1846. - First edition hard back binding in publisher's original chestnut brown cloth covers bound by Remnant & Edmonds of London, gilt title and author lettering to the spine and to the upper panel. 8vo. 7'' x 4½''. Contains 157 printed pages of text followed by a list of works by Dr. Mantell. Frontispiece shows Dovecote of Lewes Priory, vignette to the title page showing the Western Keep of Lewes Castle, seven other monochrome figures. Small clipping about Lewes titled 'The Walke and Taulke About Lewes' has been adhered to the bottom of page 147. Armorial bookplate of Ernest Bryan Gipps to the front paste down, a little age spotting to the preliminaries, 20 mm splitting of the upper joint to the foot of the spine, corners turned-in and in Very Good clean condition. Member of the P.B.F.A. SUSSEX [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Analysis Of The Hunting Field; Being A Series Of Sketches Of The Principal Characters That Compose One. The Whole Forming A Slight Souvenir Of The Season, 1845-6

      Rudolph Ackermann, London 1846 - 326 pages. Six hand-colored plates by Alken, with additional pictorial vignette title, and forty-three illustrations on wood engraved by Cook. GORDON RAY p.36, said of Alken, "He worked in color aquatint in a style akin to that of Rowlandson and the early George Cruikshank, passing from the broader caricature in his early books to a more sober recording of the passing scene in his later." Moderate foxing to first few text leaves, light to moderate toning beyond, plates clean, four pages of adverts at rear. Orig. green cloth with pictorial front cover in gilt, sharp and bright. Front cover design replicated on back cover in blind. Aeg. Near fine in custom cloth slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DESCRIZIONE STORICA DEGLI ORDINI CAVALLERESCHI. Torino, Stabilimento Tipografico Fontana, 1846.

      - Due volumi in uno. Bella ril. in cuoio con ricco fregio impresso, titolo e fregi. in oro al dorso, cm 26x16, I vol.: pp 337, 71 tavv a colori f.t.; II vol.: pp 425, 25 tavv. f.t., tutte le tavole sono protette da veline. Coperta recentemente ben restaurata, le 4 pp bianche sono di restauro. Buon esemplare.

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        Pomologie française. Recueil des plus beaux Fruits cultivés en France.

      - Paris, Langlois et Leclercq, 1846. 4 volumes. Folio (413 x 280mm). With three plain and 420 stipple-engraved plates printed in colours and finished by hand. Contemporary half purple calf, gilt spines with monogram. A fine copy of the most attractive fruit book ever produced. This work represents the apogee of French stipple-engraved colour printing, achieved by Redouté and his pupils. The plates first appeared accompanying Antoine Poiteau and Pierre Jean François Turpin's edition of Duhamel du Monceau's 'Traité des Arbres fruitiers', published in 72 parts, 1807-1835. After Turpin's death in 1840 Poiteau, who was the sole author of the text, took control of the plates and removed Turpin's name from them. He also arranged text and plates according to the group of fruit, whereas the 1807-1835 edition was without systematic arrangement.The first volume is devoted to almonds, peaches, apricots, and plums; the second to citrus fruit, grapes, cherries, strawberries, raspberries, etc; the third to gooseberries, currants and pears (over 100 varieties); and the fourth to apples, hazelnuts, walnuts, figs, and even an avocado. Poiteau and Turpin were both outstanding botanical artists in the 'Redouté' style, and utilised the techniques of colour-printing Redouté had devised. The 'Pomologie française' was published by Langlois, the great master of colour printing who supervised much of Redouté's best work. A team of over twenty engravers worked on the plates.Nissen BBI, 551; Great Flower Books p. 55; Stafleu & Cowan 1548; Raphael, An Oak Spring Pomona n. 31. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Allemagne. Le Rhin de Bale a Dusseldorf avec des excursions dans l'Alsace, le Palatinat rhenan, les vallees de la murg et du Neckar, la Bergstrasse l'Odenwald, le Taunus, les vallees de la Nahe, de la Lahn, de l'Ahr et de la Wupper et a Aix-la Chapelle.

      Charles Baedeker Coblentz 1846 - First edition. xxiv, 309pp, 8 plans and one general map in two parts at the rear, bound in the original yellow pictorial biedermeier boards, slightly bumped and worn at corners; overall an excellent copy. This extremely rare early Baedeker was translated by Professor Klein from the fifth German edition published in the same year. This was the second French title to be published by Baedeker. The first was published in 1832 under the title " Voyage du Rhin de Mayence a Cologne." However this is considered to be the first true French Baedeker as much of the guide had been re-written. Baedeker had also introduced more town plans. Hinrichsen F2. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Fidélité Bénie, Chronique Chrétienne du Cinquième Siècle, Imitée de l'Allemand. Troisiéme édition

      L. Lefort, Lille 1846 - Lithographic frontispiece. 18mo. [144 x 88 x 11 mm]. 106pp. Contemporary binding of dark blue paper over boards, grained and glazed and embossed with gold, smooth spine with the title in a central compartment, plain endleaves and edges. A fine example of a French Cartonnage Romantique.

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        Beiträge zur Naturgeschichte der Vorwelt. Herausgegeben von Wilh. Dunker und Herm. von Meyer (& K.A. Zittel).

      - Cassel, Theodor Fischer/ Stuttgart, Schweizerbart, (1846-) 1851-1894. Volumes 1-40. With 1743, mostly lithographed plates of which some tinted, 2 maps. Contemporary half calf, spines with green gilt lettered label, marbled sides. A very rare, almost complete, early run of this most important paleontological periodical. Volume 2 lacks 6 plates and volume 30 does not contain the monographs published between 1898 and 1906, as the library stopped subscribing after 1894. This beautifully produced periodical containing numerous monographs on fossil shells was edited by the leading 19th century German paleontologists Herm. von Meyer, Wilh. Dunker and K.A. Zittel. All famous German paleontologists of the second half of the 19th century contributed, by publishing larger or smaller monographs in the Palaeontographica. "Ein Hauptverdienst Dunkers war es, mit H. v. Meyer zusammen in 1846 die Palaeontographica begründet zu haben, das die deskriptiven Grundlagen der Paläontologie schuf. Dunker gab mit Meyer 18 dieser Bände heraus, anschliessend noch 6 Bände mit K.A. von Zittel. Besonderer Wert erhalten die zahlreichen paläontologischen Veröffentlichungen durch seine selbstgefertigten, vorzüglichen lithographischen Tafeln" (NDB IV, 199).Added to the present set are some volumes of the 'Palaeontographica Supplementbände' (supplement volumes)Supplement volumes to Palaeontographica were published on individual topics. Volume I (1862-66): Hellmann, A. Die Petrefacten Thüringens nach dem Materiale des Herzogl. Naturalien-Kabinets in Gotha; Volume II (1870-84). We have 4 of the 7 monographs, of which one does not have the plates, it however contains the superbly produced monograph by Zittel in large folio 'Die Fauna der älteren cephalopenführenden Tithonbildungen'; Volume III (1875-82), complete and bound 2 vols containing 20 monographs.A very well preserved set, one fasc. of vol. 30 bound in half cloth.Provenance: Small stamp on some title pages 'Stadtbibliothek Winterthur'. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Op. 67]. Cinquième Symphonie à grand Orchestre... Op. 67. Partition. [Full score]

      Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel [PN] 4302. [not before 1846]. Octavo. Modern blue half cloth with marbled boards, original dark yellow printed wrappers bound in. 1f. (title), 182 pp. Engraved. Price: "3 Thlr." With printed note to title: "Enrégistré aux archives de l&#39;Union" and with another printed note to head of p. 108: "Anmerkung: Der zweite und dritte Takt dieser Seite sind durch einen Stichfehler entstanden und kommen nach einer früher übersehenen Correctur Beethoven&#39;s in Wegfall. Vergleiche Allgemeine Musikalische Zeitung, Jahrgang 48, Seite 461" [Note: The second and third measure of this page have originated from an engraver&#39;s error and should be omitted according to a formerly missed correction by Beethoven. Compare to Allgemeine Musikalische Zeitung 48, p. 461].& & Wrappers somewhat worn and soiled. Professional paper repair to inner margin of title; some dampstaining throughout; edges slightly browned. . First Edition, later issue, printed from the original plates, but with a new engraved title and the addition of the printed note to p. 108. Kinsky p. 160. Not in Hoboken.& & The printed note on p. 108 refers to volume 48 of Allgemeine musikalische Zeitung (1846); the note in German strikingly contrasts to the title page in French, testifying to the emerging status of the German language as a musical lingua franca of the later nineteenth century.

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        Der Landwirth des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts, oder das Ganze der Landwirthschaft. 50 Bände in 25 Doppelbänden. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt von Prof. Kißling. 1. Abschnitt: Allgemeine Landwirthschaft 10 Theile in 5 Bänden. 2. Abschnitt: Handelsgewächse und die Hausthiere 10 Theile in 5 Bänden. 3. Abschnitt: Die landwirthschaftliche Technologie 10 Theile in 5 Bänden. 4. Abschnitt: Die Forstwirthschaft. Landwirthschaftliche Gesetze und Verwaltung 10 Theile in 5 Bänden. 5. Abschnitt: Die Gärtnerei. 10 Teile in 5 Bänden.

      Stuttgart: Scheible 1846 / 1847 / 1848.. Mit insgesamt 9002 Seiten mit dreiseitigem Rotschnitt, 2500 Abbildungen in 2411 Figuren im Text und auf 38 Falttafeln sowie 6 Falttabellen. Gebundene Ausgabe. [Schwarze OPappbände m. roten Rückenschildern]. (Versandstufe 2).. - Sehr selten, da vollständig mit allen 50 Bänden, KEIN REPRINT! - sehr gut erhalten, wenige Taf. etw. fleckig, jedoch sehr gut erhalten, Ebde. berieben u. teils. etw. fleckig, Buchecken etw. bestoßen, Abt.1, Bd.3,4: etwas schief, aber fest, Abt.3, Bd. 9/10: obere Buchecke stärker beschädigt. --- Wir akzeptieren VISA und MASTERCARD. Credit cards accepted. ---

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