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        Farmer's account book and diary, 1846-1556 / Fred Robert Wootten

      -, 1846-1856 - Fair to good copy in the original vellum-covered boards. Age-toned and worn, with some surface loss. Farmer's name on spine and front cover. Pages dust-toned with some scattered spots of foxing. Remains quite well-preserved. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. Fair to good copy in the original vellum-covered boards. Age-toned and worn, with some surface loss. Farmer's name on spine and front cover. Pages dust-toned with some scattered spots of foxing. Remains quite well-preserved. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. 1 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        A Tour through the Valley of the Meuse with the Legends of the Walloon Country and the Ardennes

      London - Chapman and Hall, 1846. London - Chapman and Hall, 1846 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce edition of A Tour through the Valley of the Meuse with the Legends of the Walloon Country and the Ardennes by Dudley Costello. With a colourfrontispiece and colour illustrated title page and with engravings and coats of arms integrated with text. Second edition. Dudley Costello (1803- 1865) was an English journalist and novelist. Costello wrote A Tour through the Valley of the Meuse (1845) and Piedmont and Italy, from the Alps to the Tiber (1859-1861) along with various works of fiction. Previous owner's ink inscription to title dated 1852. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities, rubbing and the odd mark to boards. Internally, generally firmly bound. Bright but with the very odd spot and slight handling marks. Overall: GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Handatlas der allgemeinen Erdkunde, der Länder- und Staatenkunde. In 80 Karten.

      Darmstadt, Bauernkeller bzw. Jonghaus & Venator, 1846-1860.. 40 x 49 cm. Titel, 16 Bl. Mit 80 farblithogr. Karten. Mod. Pp.-Schatulle.. Espenhorst, PP, 19.1 und Espenhorst, AS, S. 320. - Erste Ausgabe. - "The Darmstadt handatlas is without question one of the most beautiful atlases to be published in the nineteenth century. The unusual colors and the three dimensional image they produce are facinating" (Espenhorst, PP, S. 752). - Beiliegen: die 14 überarbeiteten Landkarten die in zwei Supplementen erschienen sind. "Die 14 zwischen 1846 und 1848 im typographischen Verfahren erstellten Blätter lithographisch neu gedruckt" (Espenhorst, AS, S. 321). - Sowie: die Titel von allen Lieferungsumschlägen, auch die der beiden Supplemente. Und: eine dazugehörige hs. ausgefüllte Rechnung der "Pustet'sche Buchhandlung". - Teils, vorallem in den Rändern, leicht fleckig. Die Karten der Supplemente meist etwas stärke gebräunt. - Komplett wie hier mit den Supplementen, sehr selten.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Precis iconographique de medecine operatoire. . . First edition, inscribed by both authors.

      Megignon-Marvis, Paris 1846 - Rare Presentation Copy of the First Edition Bernard, Claude (1813-73) & Huette, Charles. Precis iconographique de medecine operatoire et d'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: "A mon ami / A. Molinard /Cl. Bernard Ch. Huette." Boxed. First Edition, and rare in commerce. Bernard and Huette'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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's historyofscience]
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        Tales of a Grandfather

      Edinburgh - Robert Cadell, 1846. Edinburgh - Robert Cadell, 1846 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A copy of Walter Scott's history of Scotland, first published in 1827. With engraved second title page. Including chapters on the 1314 Battle of Bannockburn, Mary Queen of Scots, and numerous other historical events. Condition: In a half-calf binding. Externally worn, with heavy rubbing. Both joints starting. Internally, firmly bound. Pages have some spotting and handling marks throughout. Overall: FAIR..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        My Shooting Box by Frank Forester, author of The Warwick Woodlands - etc

      Philadelphia: Carey and Hart, 1846 Philadelphia: Carey and Hart, 1846. First edition. Stereotyped by J.C.D. Christman and Co. T.K. and P.G. Collins, Printers. 12mo. Engraved frontispiece, "A Run In", pictorial title and 2 full page plates, American woodcock, facing p. 39, lacking the oft-missing "Tom Draw" plate. Pp. [i]-viii, [9]-179, [180, ads dated May, 1845, as usual]. Contemporary half calf, yellow edges, by -umann Binders. Van Winkle p. 14-17 (notes Van Winkle: 'several copies examined lack this plate and it is possible that some copies, but not the whole issue, appeared without it."); BAL 8091

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        The Battle for Life A Love Story

      London: Bradbury and Evans, 1846. London: Bradbury and Evans, 1846. First edition, fourth Issue . Deep red vertically ribbed cloth, blind stamped decorated border to both covers, front cover has vignette in gilt with two cherubs on the backs of wasps doing battle with the title and author in gilt above and below, title and author in gilt on spine.. Some wear to top of spine, slight wear to bottom of spine corners slightly curled and frayed. Stain on upper left of front cover. A very good copy. . 8vo. Half title, frontispiece decorated title (fourth issue). Pp.[vi], 175[6], 2pp adverts. Illustrated by Maclise, Doyle, Stanfield and Leech. All edges gilt Eckel, p.121; Smith, vol II, p.62.

      [Bookseller: G&R Stone]
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        Mansfield Park

      Belfast: Simms and McIntyre, 1846. Belfast: Simms and McIntyre,, 1846. Octavo (165 ×105 mm). Contemporary brown half calf, marbled sides, brown morocco spine label, speckled edges. Occasional spotting to pages, ownership inscription to front free endpaper, faint damp staining to first few page edges, corners bumped and rubbed, shallow chipping to top spine end, loss to spine label, wear to marbled sides, a good copy. A handsome copy of this title which was first published in 1814.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        JOURNAL OF RANKIN DILWORTH [manuscript caption title]

      [Southern Texas & Northern Mexico]. April 28 - Sept. 19, 1846.. [Southern Texas & Northern Mexico]. April 28 - Sept. 19, 1846.. [94]pp. Approximately 16,500 words. Contemporary marbled boards, recently rebacked in modern calf. Corners worn. Internally clean. Very good. In a clear, legible hand. Mexican-American War diary kept by a young officer, a member of the 1st Infantry of Zachary Taylor's army, who was mortally wounded at the Battle of Monterrey. Born in Ohio in 1822, Dilworth graduated thirteenth out of twenty- five in his class at West Point in 1844. The diary begins on April 28, 1846, with preparations for leaving Jefferson Barracks in St. Louis, headed to Texas, and describes his transit down the Mississippi River to New Orleans, his travel by Gulf steamer to Brazos Santiago, and then the long, hot, dusty trek overland to Monterrey. During the intense assault on the eastern side of the city on Sept. 21st, Dilworth was mortally wounded by a Mexican cannonball. He lingered until the 27th, presumably long enough to be aware of the American victory. Primarily a military chronicle, Dilworth's diary contains his observations of the Mexican towns of Matamoros, Reynosa, Camargo, and Cerralvo. His observations include descriptions of the pretty women he saw (some of whom bathed nude), and his impressions of the places the army stayed or marched through. He records frivolity and executions in the same style. On Sept. 7th and 8th he attended two fandangos, where is appears he must have overindulged, as on the 9th he "was very sick, and had to ride in the bagg[age] wagon." In June his entries record observations on the surface of the land, describing trees and plants and houses. There are several mentions of Ben McCullough and the Texas Rangers. On Sept. 10th he mentions being promoted to Fist Lieutenant. Dilworth's narrative ends the day Taylor's army reaches Monterrey. Two days later he was caught in a murderous crossfire of cannons on the first day of the battle while attacking on the eastern side of the city. Struck by a twelve-pounder ball that tore off one leg, he lingered for six days. A very readable diary, comprised of 102 entries written by a literate and observant officer. The diary was published in 1996 as THE MARCH TO MONTERREY: THE DIARY OF LT. RANKIN DILWORTH, edited by Lawrence R. Clayton and Joseph E. Chance. Preceding the diary is Dilworth's eight-page composition "On the Rise and Fall of Nations," and a two-page composition praising the beauty and trials of life - neither of which are included in the published book. On a blank initial leaf is the ownership signature of Abby R. [Dilworth] Jones, Rankin Dilworth's sister, presumably the owner after Dilworth's death in Mexico.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Eight Novels

      London - Printed for the Shakespeare Society, 1846. London - Printed for the Shakespeare Society, 1846 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Riche his Farewell to Militarie Profession by Barnaby Rich that influenced Shakespeare and his contemporaries. Bound in wraps. Barnabe Rich (c1540 1617) was an English author and soldier. His best-known work is Riche his Farewell to Militarie Profession conteining verie pleasaunt discourses fit for a peaceable tyme (1581). Of the eight stories contained in it, five, he says, are forged only for delight, neither credible to be believed, nor hurtful to be perused. The three others are translations from the Italian. Shakespeare took the plot of Twelfth Night from the story of Apolonius and Silla, the second in the collection, which was in turn founded on the tale of Nicuola and Lattantio as told by Matteo Bandello. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is significanr wear to the extremities, including bumping with loss. There is an ink inscription along the spine. Internally the pages are clean and bright with mild spotting and handling marks on the first and last couple of pages, with the occasional light spots throughout. Overall the condition is good with a very good interior..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Les Confessions.

      . Paris: Barbier 1846. With vignettes by T. Johannot, H. Baron, K. Girardet, E. Laville, G. Nanteuil, etc. 4to. Contp. half leather..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Narratives of Remarkable Criminal Trials

      London - John Murray, 1846. London - John Murray, 1846 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The first English translation of Feuerbach's collection of notable legal cases from the Bavarian courts of the early 1800s. Translated from the German by Lady Duff Gordon. With occasional ink and pencil annotations. There is a Wildy & Sons Ltd bookseller label to the front pastedown. This is an English translation of Aktenmasige Darstellung Merkwurdiger Verbrechen . Lucie Duff Gordon, 1821-1869, was an English travel writer and translator. Her household, a lively social centre for progressive thinkers, was often visited by Charles Dickens, William Thackeray, Sydney Smith, the Carlyles, John Stuart Mill and Harriet Taylor, Richard Monckton Milnes, Richard Doyle, Caroline Norton, and Tom Taylor -DNB. Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach, 1775 1833, was a German legal scholar. His major work was a reform of the Bavarian penal code which became a model for several other countries. Condition: Externally, rubbed, with loss to the topof the spine, with the spine leather is backstrip. The front joint is cracked and the rear joint is starting. The front hinge has been reinforced. Internally, firmly bound, withmarginal browning and the occasionalhandling mark. Overall: GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Politische und unpolitische Fahrten und Abenteuer.

      Mannheim, H. Hoff im Selbstverlag des Verfassers, 1846.. 2 Bände in einem. 3 Bl. 548 S. 8°, roter OLeinenband mit dekorativer Goldprägung und RVergoldung, marm. Schnitt.. Slg. Friedländer 37; Stammhammer II, 146, 7; Kayser IX, 402; ADBL, 157; NDB VIII, 452. - Erste Ausgabe, sehr selten. - Besonders interessant sind die Erlebnisse im belgischen und Schweizer Exil.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Galerie Joy]
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        Vivian Grey

      Henry Colburn. Henry Colburn. First edition.. Spines significantly restored, with some loss; edges somewhat worn; drab boards a little stained; lacking one rear free endpaper; some foxing; a very good set, enclosed in a cloth clamshell box.. Sadleir 734; Wolff 1846 (rebound without the half-titles). 5 vols, 8vo, original gray boards and printed paper labels. Half-titles present in vols 2 & 5, as issued; terminal ads in vols 1-4. Disraeli?s first novel, published when he was twenty-one, a bestselling roman à clef about London fashionable and political life which takes aim at several of his contemporaries, including the publisher John Murray, with whom Disraeli had had a falling out. Vivian Grey is often written about as a cornerstone work of the ?fashionable? or ?silver fork? school of fiction, but it is also the first work in the genre of the political novel as later practiced by Trollope, Meredith, Eliot, Wells and Mrs. Humphrey Ward. Complete sets with the five volumes in first edition are uncommon.

      [Bookseller: The Brick Row Book Shop]
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        MEMORIALS OF WINCHESTER COLEGE Drawn and Lithographed By Charles W. Radclyffe [bound with] THE HISTORY OF WINCHESTER COLLEGE (the Second Work Published By Ackermann]

      Winchester: D. Nutt [& Ackermann], 1846. Winchester: D. Nutt [& Ackermann], 1846. The first work (Memorials) with tinted lithographic title page, letterpess dedication, 19 lithographic plates each with an accompanying leaf of letterpress; 1 engraved plate of seals. The second work (History of Winchester College pub. Ackermann) consists of a letterpress title page followed by 56 pages of letterpress text, but without the plates to this work. Our research suggests that the "Memorials" was issued in 8 parts during 1846 each presumably with a total of 24 litho plates, so 4 plates were not bound in. (it is clear from the binding that no plates have been removed from the book). A fine contemporary binding of sage green morocco with elaborate gilt work to the boards, gilt dentelles and wide gilt vine-leaf decorated turn-ins; rebacked to style with five raised bands. All edges gilt, marbled end papers. Contents good and tight, some foxing and spotting, more pronounced to early and later pages, small tear to front blank which is somewhat toned. Provenance: in manuscript to the verso of the front free end paper Alice L. Shirley - Belonged to her Father Fred Bell which added in pencil Born 1822, College 1835. Abbey Scenery 450. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Folio.

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        The Adventures of OLIVER TWIST;

      , 1846. 1846. or, The Parish Boy's Progress. With Twenty-four Illustrations on Steel, by George Cruikshank. A New Edition, Revised and Corrected. London: Published for the Author by Bradbury & Evans, 1846. Original blind-stamped violet-grey cloth with spine pictorially decorated in gilt. First English One-Volume Edition, and the first with the text substantially revised by Dickens (having bought the copyright back from the original publisher Bentley, Dickens re-wrote many passages to make them more dramatic). The first edition was published in 1838, a "second edition" in 1838-1839, and a "third edition" in 1841 -- all in three volumes. The novel was then "revised and corrected" by Dickens for the 1846 issuance in ten serial parts and for this corresponding one-volume octavo edition.~This copy has stab-holes visible throughout (text and plates): this means that these particular leaves were initially issued in the serial parts (at the end of which, serial readers were encouraged to bring in their parts to have them bound into this cloth, just as new readers were encouraged to buy a copy in the same binding but made up from leaves not used in the parts). The original cloth binding is a handsome one, with gilt wreath on the front cover and with three gilt pictorial vignettes on the spine; still present are the original pale yellow endpapers. Though almost-imperceptible, this copy bears discreet evidence of having been re-cased.~Condition overall is near-fine (rear endpaper cracked, very slight mottling of the cloth color; the 24 Cruikshank plates are remarkably free of foxing). This first one-volume edition is rather uncommon (the 1846 serial parts more-so); "Eckel, mentioning the rarity of this item, questions whether a single copy could be found" [Carr]. Gimbel A39; Carr B98.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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        Philip Musgrave; or Memoirs of a Church of England Missionary

      nbsp;London -John Murray, 1846. nbsp;London -John Murray, 1846 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An attractive text giving a detailed look into themission of Philip Musgrave, including the many difficulties he encountered and many anecdotal accounts. Written by Philip Musgrave during his time in the North-American colonies. John Murray is an English publisher, renowned for the authors it has published in its history, including Jane Austen, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Lord Byron, Charles Lyell, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Herman Melville, Edward Whymper, and Charles Darwin. Condition: In a half cloth binding with marbled boards. Externally, smart though boards are slightly rubbed. Internally, firmly bound bright and clean with only the odd spot throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        The Slave King, or The Triumph of Liberty, or The Revolt of the Mexitili: A Tale of the Last Days of the Aztec Dynasty

      ated from Copac) - London - E. Appleyard, 1846. ated from Copac) - London - E. Appleyard, 1846 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarceearly penny dreadful focused on the Aztecs by American author Joseph Holt Ingraham (1809-1860). First and sole edition. Part of 'Roscoe's Series'. Additional illustrated title page and illustrations in the text. Publisher's catalogue to the rear. Penny Dreadful was a term applied to nineteenth century British fiction publications, usually lurid serial stories appearing in parts over a number of weeks, each part costing a penny. The term, however, soon came to encompass a variety of publications that featured cheap sensational fiction, such as story papers and booklet libraries. The Penny Dreadfuls were printed on cheap pulp paper and were aimed primarily at working class adolescents. Owing to their cheap production, their perceived lack of value, and such hazards as war-time paper drives, the Penny Dreadfuls, particularly the earliest ones, are rare today. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally sound although a trifle rubbed and bumped. Internally, generally firmly bound. Bright and clean aside from the odd spot, and some dust marks. Copperplate ink signature to front pastedown. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Le Comte de Monte-Cristo

      Paris: Bureaux du Journal Le Siecle, 1846.. Paris: Bureaux du Journal Le Siecle, 1846. One of the earliest known editions of The Count of Monte Cristo. Original brown pebbled cloth, gilt-stamped on front cover and spine. Timbre Royal stamp on page 167. Spine rebacked with the original spine laid down. Extremities heavily rubbed, a very good copy,illustrated with the frontispiece portrait and 29 plates on thicker paper by Gavarni, Johannot and others, each with a tissue guard. This copy includes plates, rarely found in this scarce edition. There are no copies of this edition recorded in OCLC or the Bibliotheque nationale de France, and in the last twenty-five years no copies have appeared at auction. The Count of Monte Cristo, in particular, is "perhaps the outstanding work of fiction to reveal the futility of human vengeance, even when it attains it sutmost completeness. Maurice Baring calls it the most popular book in the world" (Frank Wild Reed). "One of the best thrillers ever written" (Reid, 134).

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        Der bayrische Wald (Böhmerwald)

      Regensburg, Manz 1846.. Regensburg, Manz 1846.. Mit gestoch. Frontispiz, 36 Stahlstichtafeln, lithograph. Musikbeilage und gefalt. grenzkolor. Stahlstichkarte. 1 Bl., S. (IX)-X, 417 S., 1 Bl. Blind- und goldgeprägter Maroquin d. Zt. mit dreiseit. Goldschnitt. Engelmann 328. Vgl. Lentner 7014 (2. A.): "Sehr selten u. gesucht!"; nicht bei Pfister. - Erste Ausgabe. Hübsche Ansichten von Cham, Furth, Kötzting, Metten, Regen, Viechtach u. a. - Musikbeilage: "Schnadahüpfl". – Die Vorstücke nur mit Titelblatt und der Vorrede zur zweiten Ausgabe. - Etw. stockfleckig, sonst sehr schön und dekorativ gebunden!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Guía del médico práctico ó Resumen general de patología interna y de terapéutica aplicadas. Tomos 1 a 14 y Suplemento. Traducción de Francisco Alonso y Serapio Escolar

      Imprenta de A. Santa Coloma / Imp. Ignacio Boix - 1846-1849, Madrid - 19 cm. 14 tomos encuadernados en 7 volúmenes. Holandesa piel época. Hierros dorados en lomo. Buen estado (algunas hojas ligeramente amarronadas). [380-367]-[384-308]-[336-267]-[399-337]-[340-320]-[350-303]-[301-268] En español. Book in spanish. El pago contrarrembolso lleva un recargo de 2 euros. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. musikalisches Albumblatt mit U. ("H. Berlioz").

      Wien, 14. I. 1846.. 1 S. 4to.. "Phrase du 1er morceau du Requiem" mit acht Takten für Klavier in zweizeiligem System mit unterlegtem Text. - Gering fleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Das galante Wien. Sittengemälde. 2 Bände in 1 Band

      Leipzig Johann Friedrich Hartknoch 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

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        Traité théorique et pratique de l'impression des tissus. Ouvrage avec 165 figures et 429 échantillon intercalés dans le texte.

      Victor Masson,, Paris, 1846 - 1: LX+569 páginas. 2: 558 páginas. 3: 458 páginas. Los tres tomos con gran cantidad de ilustraciones en negro dentro del texto. Incluyen también gran cantidad de muestras de tejidos, con diferentes estampaciones y formatos, encoladas en el papel. Bonita encuadernación en holandesa piel de la época con nervios y hierros dorados en el lomo. Muy buen estado. La obra completa consta de 4 volúmenes de texto y un Atlas con 20 láminas.Importante obra para el estudio de la impresión de los tejidos. Difícil de encontrar en comercio. Bibliothèque des Arts Industriels publié sous les auspices de la Société Nationale. Arts Chimiques. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 ". 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster - ABA Member.]
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        Afsluttende uvidenskabelig Efterskrift til de philosophiske Smuler. Mimisk-pathetisk-dialektisk Sammenskrift, Existentielt Indlaeg, af Johannes Climacus. Udgiven af Sören Kierkegaard. 1. udg.

      . Kbhvn. 1846. X + 480 + (4) s. Indb. i smukt nyt priv. hlvldr. i gammel stil. 1st edit. Bound in nice new halfleather in old style. * Himmelstrup 90..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        TALES FROM SPENSER'S FAERIE QUEEN. The Legend of the Knight of the Red Cross. The Legend of Sir Guyon. The Legend of Sir Arthegall. The Legend of Sir Calidore.

      [4], 89, [1], [2 ad's] pages. Illustrated with four hand-coloured plates. Original red cloth gilt. All edges gilt.First edition. 16.8 x 12.8 cm. Slight rubbing to spine; else a very good, clean copy. McLean page 49. Osborne page 10.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        Memoria redactada por el Brigadier Teniente Coronel del Cuerpo de Ingenieros Fernando García San Pedro. Sobre los trabajos ejecutados por la Comisión de Indagaciones en el Estranjero por los años de 1844 a 1845. [Manuscrito litografiado].

      Madrid, sin editor, 1846 - -15,5 x 21,5 cm.- , 4 hs. + 675 págs. manuscritas en letra muy clara y legible reproducidas en litografía. Enc. en holandesa de época. (Obra muy rara y de gran interés de la que hicieron muy pocos ejemplares.) (BUEN EJEMPLAR.) Se trata de indagaciones militares, de los Sistemas defensivos permanentes y fortificaciones, Escuelas y campos de instrucción para las tropas y Organización de las tropas de Ingenieros, con el objeto de estudiarlo y tratar de mejorar nuestros sistemas defensivos y de formación, etc.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London: Published for the Author by Bradbury & Evans, 1846.. London:: Published for the Author by Bradbury & Evans,. 1846.. 8vo. 1st edition, 1st issue (Farr Catalogue 1, pp 15 - 18; Smith II, p. 48). [8], 270, [2] pp. 2 pages of adverts @ rear.. Original blue diaper cloth with gilt stamped spine lettering (primary binding). Chemised, and housed in a blue quarter-leather slipcase.. Spine gilt bright, though cloth lightly sun-tanned. Front joint. starting at top. Withal, an attractive VG copy. Slipcase spine. sunned, otherwise VG+.. Daniel Farr, in his 2004 Catalogue No. 1, identified a previously unrecorded issue of this Dickens' title, to which he assigned priority, noting a mixed font used in "The Reader's Passport" [p. 1], as well as the addition of "Twentieth Edition" to an advert on p. 271. In the course of his research, he found only 3 copies of this strictly 1st issue, as here offered.& & Rare. . 4 illustrations by Samuel Palmer.

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        The Life of Jesus, Critically Examined by Dr. David Friedrich Strauss. Translated from the Fourth German Edition [by Mary Ann Evans]

      London: Chapman, Brothers, 1846.. London: Chapman, Brothers, 1846.. First edition in English, with a preface for this edition by Strauss.. Edges very slightly rubbed; fine copy.. Parrish, Victorian Lady Novelists, pages 4-5. 3 vols, 8vo, later brown half morocco, marbled sides, gilt lettering, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Half-titles present. ¦ The first book by Evans, who would later become famous for her writings under the pseudonym George Eliot. StraussÕ groundbreaking, radical biography of Jesus, Das Leban Jesu, was widely supported in young intellectual circles in England, though several years after its first appearance in German in 1835 there remained no edition in English. Encouraged by numerous friends, Evans - then a 25-year-old aspiring writer who was not fluent in German - agreed to take on the task of translation, which took her two years, and she was paid a mere £20.00 for her efforts. Though the financial compensation was meager, Evans was rewarded by StraussÕ high praise for the translation in his preface.

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        Südost-Europa-Karte ohne Titel.

      . Aquarellierte Manuskriptkarte v. Carmen Fernandez Martinez, 1846, 23,5 x 30,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Fein in Tusche und Aquarell ausgeführte Manuskriptkarte von Südost-Europa in sehr gutem Zustand. - Die Karte zeigt Tschechien, Slowakei, Ungarn, Österreich, Kroatien, Serbien, Rumänien, Bosnien-Herzegowina, Slowenien und die Mittelmeerküste bis Albanien. - Unten links außerhalb der Karte "La Profesora Luisa Monio".

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        Das malerische und romantische Deutschland. Dritter Band: Thüringen. Mit 30 Stahlstichen. Zweite Auflage

      Leipzig, Georg. Wigand's Verlag, 1846,. HLDr.der Zeit, 205 S., kl. 8° mit 30 Stahlstichen im Text. Rücken mit Ornamentalvergoldung verziert; Decken mit gemustertem Papier überzogen. Gefärbter Schnitt. Exemplar gering berieben u. auf Kanten u. Ecken leicht beschabt. Bindung minimal gelockert. Vollständiges u. frisches Exemplar. Sehr gut erhalten. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. Please notify beforehand, if you want to visit us and see a specific book. Unser ZVAB-Bücher-Bestand befindet sich in unserem Lager am Stadtrand Prags, nicht in unserem Geschäft. Bitte, teilen Sie uns vorher mit wenn Sie uns besuchen möchten und bestimmtes Buch auswählen wollten *.

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        Reineke Fuchs.

      . Mit Zeichnungen von Wilhelm von Kaulberg gestochen von R. Rahn und A. Schleich. München: Literarisch-artistischen Anstalt 1846. Folio. 257 pp. Contemporary halfleather with red cloth-boards, frontboard richly gilt, backboard with blindtooled decoration. Weakly browning, a few leaves stained in upper margin, frontboard stained..

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        Petersburg, St. / ?????-????????? / Russland Pferderennen / Rentierrennen

      Daziaro um 1846. Motivmass: 22,2x33,8 Blattmass: 28,2x42,0 Lithographie In Farbe gedruckt.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Wien, 25. XI. 1846.. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 4to. Beiliegend ein von Schreiberhand adr. Kuvert.. Schöner Brief des damals 14jährigen Erzherzogs Ferdinand Maximilian von Österreich - als welcher der spätere Kaiser von Mexiko naturgemäß auch unterzeichnet - an Carl Frh. von Schwartzenau, Oberst und Regiments-Kommandant des Erzherzog Ferdinand Max 3ten Chevaux-Legers-Regiments: "Es ist eine große Freude für mich, daß ein so schönes Regiment meinen Namen führt, welches bei jeder Gelegenheit durch Muth und Tapferkeit sich ausgezeichnet hat, und ich werde immer trachten, so viel ich vermag, zum Wohle desselben beizutragen. Ich danke Ihnen für die gütige Übersendung der Stand- und Diensttabelle so wie der Rangs- und Eintheilungsliste der Herren Offiziere [...]". - Das leere Bl. 2 mit kl. Ausriß.

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        WONDERFUL STORIES FOR CHILDREN. By Hans Christian Anderson (sic)

      London, Chapman and Hall, 1846.. London, Chapman and Hall, 1846.. FIRST EDITION 1846, small 8vo, 172 x 127 mm, 6¾ x 5 inches, original publisher's blind decorated mauve cloth, gilt title and 'Howitt' to upper cover within decorative gilt wreath, gilt title "Wonderful Stories" on spine in decorative font, all edges marbled, pale yellow endpapers, pages (4), 1-127, (1), PAGE 95/96 IS MISSING, and has been supplied in facsimile on old paper. 4 pretty hand coloured plates, including frontispiece, decorative borders to story titles, decorated initial to first word of each story, and some ornamental tailpieces. The stories: Ole Lucoie; The Daisy; The Naughty Boy; Tommelise; The Rose-elf; The Garden of Paradise; A Night in the Kitchen; Little Ida's Flowers; The Constant Tin Soldier; The Storks. Cloth browned especially at the edges and on spine, also slightly stained and marked, 3 - 5 mm (1/8" - ¼") of outer cloth missing at head and tail of spine, corners slightly bumped and slightly worn, front inner paper hinge cracked but holding firmly, 2 neat early inscriptions and an early name on front endpaper, all the same family, tiny brown spot to lower margin of title page and 2 following leaves, lower margin edge of pages 13 - 18 have 2 small scissor cuts, pages 19 - 22 each have 1 cut, 10 mm (½") light brown spot on 2 facing text pages, no loss, occasional small light mark to margins, very small chip to fore-edge of page 113. A very good copy (1 page in facsimile as noted) of the scarce first edition of the first translation of Andersen's fairy tales into English. The first issue is distinguished by the misspelling of Andersen's name on the title page. Mary Howitt and her husband William were personal friends of Andersen and Mary's translation of ten of his fairy tales was one of the three all published in 1846. She translated them from the Danish which she learned in order to read his works. Sotheby's Klein Catalogue, No.210; Osborne I, page 17. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Analytischer Pflanzenschlüsseche Excursl für botanische Excursionen in der Umgegend von Leipzig. I. Schlüssel der Gattungen (Genera) nach dhen Systeme von Linne. II. Schlüssel der Arten (Species) nach dem natürlichen Systeme von De Candolle. Kl. 8° (14 x 10,5 cm), 166, 592 Seiten. Halbledereinband. Leipzig, Carl Heinrich Reclam sen. Verlag 1846. Zustand: Einband u. Titelseite angeschmutzt, Teiltitel (in der Umgegend von Leipzig) mit dem Namenszettel (Prof. Dr. Bockwitz) überklebt, Buch I durchgehend mit Randanmerkungen, Papier leicht stocjfleckig, insgesamt noch guterhaltenes, seltenes u. vollständiges Exemplar.

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      Imprenta y libreria de Don Ignacio Boix - Madrid. 1846. 20X13. 94Pág+2h. Traducción por A. R. y F. Estudios de la Hidroterapia de varias experiencias vividas de un viaje del Dr. Constantino en Alemania. Raríssima Obra y difícil en comercio. Ref 5.3 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PLAN der königlichen Residenzstadt HANNOVER - 1846.

      Hannover, F. Wunder Lith. u. Druck, 1846.. Original-Lithographie im Format ca. 60 x 70 cm. Sie zeigt die Stadt zwischen Hauptbahnhof und Waterloo-Platz mit Aufsicht der wichtigsten Gebäude sowie die Ansicht des Hauptbahnhofs flankiert von Wappendarstellungen (Stadt und König) im Kopfteil. Gut erhalt. Etw. stockfl. Restaur. Einriß im Randbereich.. Gezeichnet und herausgegeben v. A. C. F. Sohnrey, Zeichner bei der Königl. Eisenbahn Direction. Dem König Ernst-August von Hannover gewidmet.

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      London:: Published for the Author by Bradbury & Evans,. 1846.. 8vo. 1st edition, 1st issue (Farr Catalogue 1, pp 15 - 18; Smith II, p. 48). [8], 270, [2] pp. 2 pages of adverts @ rear.. Original blue diaper cloth with gilt stamped spine lettering (primary binding). Chemised, and housed in a blue quarter-leather slipcase.. Spine gilt bright, though cloth lightly sun-tanned. Front joint. starting at top. Withal, an attractive VG [or better] copy.. Slipcase spine sunned, otherwise VG+.. Daniel Farr, in his 2004 Catalogue No. 1, identified a previously unrecorded issue of this Dickens' title, to which he assigned priority, noting a mixed font used in "The Reader's Passport" [p. 1], as well as the addition of "Twentieth Edition" to an advert on p. 271. In the course of his research, he found only 3 copies of this strictly 1st issue, as here offered. Rare. . 4 illustrations by Samuel Palmer.

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        Histoire Politique Religieuse et Littéraire Des Landes, Depuis Les Temps Les Plus Anciens jusqu'à Nos Jours

      Dorgan, Auch - 1846. Demi-chagrin vert, dos à 4 nerfs décorés à la roulette. 6 ff., 474 pp., illustré de 22 pl. hors-texte (carte et dessins reproduits en lithographie). Légers frottements à la reliure notamment aux charnières et coupes. Des rousseurs et des mouillures par endroits. Très bon état général. Envoi de photos sur simple demande.

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        A History of Greece [12 Volumes, With Manuscript Letter]

      John Murray. John Murray. Hardcover. [Set09] London, 1846-1856. A complete first edition set of Grote's important work, complete in twelve volumes. Full polished calf bindings by Bickers and Son. Includes a manuscript letter from Grote regretfully declining an invitation to a luncheon. "Although as biased as Macaulay's History of England, and less scholarly than Mommsen's Roman History, Grote's History of Greece can be bracketed with these two works. Like them, it was received with universal acclimation... (It) shaped the European conception of the subject matter throughout the nineteenth century , and still merits respect as a monument of industrious Victorian scholarship." - Printing and the Mind of Man. A very good set with generally excellent contents, though there is some intermittent foxing especially at prelims and title pages. Nineteenth century bookplates on front pastedowns. Partial chip to label of spine on Vol. I, some chips to heads of spine of Vols. X and XII, some normal shelfwear, three white spots to top edge of pages of Vol. XI. Folding maps present at rear of Vols. I and II, with a marginal tear of about 2-3 inches to first map where it is attached, otherwise maps in excellent condition. Very good condition overall, quite sound and attractive. . Very Good.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O. u. D., [ca. April 1846].. 3 SS. 4to.. Liebevoller Brief an seine Eltern: "[...] Der heilige Ungarwein hat seit je zu den Genüssen gehört, die mir mit am theuersten waren ja am meisten Wirkung auf mich äußerten. In dem Feuer, der Kraft u. der edeln Farbigkeit dieses Weins liegt etwas von einer Natur Verwandtes. Wie kein anderer vermag er mich zu Begeistern! [...] Oft werde ich von diesem Wein trinken, u. jedes mal wenn er die Pulsschläge mir vermehrend, größere Kraft u. kühneren Athem mir in die Seele haucht, werd' ich der Liebe denken, die ihn sandte. Hart geh' ich durch's Leben; alle weicheren Regungen des Herzens unterdrückend, führt mich mein Pfad von Felsgeröll zu Klippe u. Gestein u. mit der Axt muß ich den Weg mir bahnen. Im ewgen Kampf der um mich tobt u. stets bereite Kraft verlangt, müßen des Herzens sanfte Regungen, muß jede süßre Wehmuth schweigen! Dafür verlangt mich mehr nur als die Andern von Zeit zu Zeit, u. langem Zwischenraum, u. sei's des Jahr's Einmal, im Ocean der Liebe mich zu baden, unterzutauchen in den heilgen, reinen Wogen u. neue Kraft u. neue Unverwundbarkeit aus ihnen mir zu schöpfen. Denn wie aus dem Quell die Glieder badend Frische saugen, u. wie das nachgiebige Element der Fluth den Körper stärkt zu neuem Ringen, so saugt sich aus der reichen, wahren Liebe Schooß der Geist die Kraft, um einer Welt des Haßes zu begegnen! [...] Drum, - welches harte Schicksal mir begegne, - ich dank' Euch! u. frisch ermannt, find' ich zum Ungeheuern selbst die Kraft! Wie sich die Venus an den rauhen Kriegs Gott, so schmiegt ihr Euch an mein wildes Wesen, nachgebend jedem trotz'gen Ungestüm! [...]". - Nicht in: Gustav Meyer (Hrsg.): Ferdinand Lassalle Nachgelassene Briefe und Schriften. Stuttgart u. Berlin, 1921. - Vielfach gefaltet und in den Fälzen meist durchbrochen.

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        Elektrodynamische Maassbestimmungen. Hefte 1-6 (von 7) in 1 Band.

      Leipzig, Hirzel, 1846-71.. (26 x 17,5 cm). Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen. Halbleinwandband der Zeit. (Abh. der math.-phys. Classe der Köngl.-Sächs. Ges. der Wiss.).. Erste Ausgabe eines seiner Hauptwerke; in dieser Vollständigkeit selten. Heft 3 in 2. Abdruck. 1878 erschien noch ein 7. Teil, über die Energie der Wechselwirksamkeit. - Heft 1: Elektrodynamische Maassbestimmungen. SS. (209)-378; Heft 2: Elektrodynamische Maassbestimmungen insbesondere Widerstandsmessungen. SS. (197)-381; Heft 3: Elektrodynamische Maassbestimmungen insbesondere über Diamagnetismus. 2. Abdruck. SS. (481)-577; Heft 4 (mit R. Kohlrausch): Elektrodynamische Maassbestimmungen insbesondere Zurückführung der Stromintensitäts-Messungen auf mechanisches Maass. SS. (219)-292; Heft 5: Elektrodynamische Maassbestimmungen insbesondere über elektrische Schwingungen. SS. (569)-718; Heft 6: Elektrodynamische Maassbestimmungen insbesondere über das Princip der Erhaltung der Energie. (2) 61 S. - Weber (1804-1891), der zu den bedeutendsten Physikern des 19. Jahrhunderts zählt, hat durch obige Arbeit die Entwicklung der Elektrizitätslehre grundlegend beeinflusst. "Weber's greatest theoretical contributions appear in the 'EM', seven long works published from 1846 to 1878" (DSB). - Stellenweise leicht stockfleckig. Vereinzelt papierbedingt gebräunt. Einband leicht bestoßen, sonst gut erhalten. - DSB 14, 203; Wheeler-Gift 1110, 1242-43 und 1400; Poggendorff II, 1273 und III, 1421

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        Le Rhin. Lettres a un Ami.

      Brüssel, Prodhomme, 1846.. lithogr. Titel, 135 SS., 76 SS. mit 10 lithogr. Tafeln m. Ansichten und 1 mehrf. gefalt. Rheinpanorama von Rotterdam bis Basel ( mit 2 Ansichten ), 4°. HLdr.- Bd. d. Zt. mit Rvg. und Rsch. ( teilweise m. Abrieb ). Mit hüb. Ansichten nach Borremans, u.a. Johannesberg/Rheingau, Rüdesheim, Boppart, St. Goarshausen, Falkenburg, Mainz, Bacharach u.a. -

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