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        El Fandango (Completo). 24 números.(Revista) Del 15 de diciembre de 1845 al 15 de noviembre de 1846.

      Madrid: Sociedad Literaria, 1845-1846. - 4to. 384 pp. Ilustrado con dibujos. Encuadernación pasta española de época. Páginas con oxido. Cubierta rozada, lomo mudo. Fueron sus redactores W. Ayguals de Izco y J. Martínez Villergas. Esta colección completa empieza a escasear y tiene aprecio. (Palau 86582).

      [Bookseller: Librería Antonio Castro-Sevilla]
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        A GENEALOGICAL REGISTER OF THE NAME AND FAMILY OF HERRICK. . . ( FAMILY COPY )

      Bangor 1846 - Bound in dark maroon cloth with gilt stamped title, rule lines and flourish on front board and all but title on rear. Engraving of the Herrick coat of arms loosely inserted with tissue guard opposite title page. The binding has come away at front hinge and has become folder like, also chipped at head and foot of spine. I BELEIVE THIS TO BE EITHER THE AUTHORS COPY OR THAT OF HIS SON OR DAUGHTER because of the hand written documents loosely inserted, the clipped and pasted on rear fly printed obituary of Jedediah and a notification in quill on rear fly of his death at Hampden, Maine, Oct. 19, 1849. Inserted in the book are three hand written documents; a manuscript letter to the Salem Ma. town clerc requesting map and property information dated 1838, a pencil listing on 1/2 sheet of Herrick names and dates c. 1900, and a GREAT 4 LEAF 8 PAGE MANUSCRIPT DESCRIPTION OF HERRICK GENEAOLOGY STARTING WITH " IN THE YEAR 1598 " WITH THE MOST RECENT DATE FOUND ON THE DOCUMENT IS 1762. General Jedediah Herrick was from a long line of war hero's and had ties to both Maine and areas around Salem and Beverly, Mass. Printed the year before his death, an historic treasure trove. Small 4to. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MOORE'S IRISH MELODIES

      Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London 1846 - A fine copy BOUND BY LITTLE BROWN & CO. IN GILT SHAMROCK MOTIF ON FULL GREEN MOROCCO. Original decorative paper wraps and spine bound in at rear. Light sunning to spine , inner dentelles/turn ins decorated with running shamrocks and harps, teg. Slight acid transfer from turn ins to decorative flys. Spine has 5 raised bands with title, date and illustrator along with more clovers in compartments. Wonderfully illustrated lyrics of popular Irish songs. Very mild thumbing to a few pages. A beautiful volume. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Denkmal Franz dem Ersten in Wien. Kunstwerk von Pompeo Marchesi beschrieben von Francesco Ambrosoli.

      Milan, Ripamonti Carpano, [1846]. - Large folio (75 x 43 cm). 54 ff. With 15 engraved plates (with tissue guards throughout). Stored loosely in original moiree silk portfolio with giltstamped Imperial Austrian arms. In original green cloth box lined with white moirée endpapers. Impressive documentation of the monument erected for Emperor Francis I of Austria (1768-1835) in the courtyard of the Vienna Hofburg. Planned during the Emperor's lifetime, this fine work by the Milan sculptor Pompeo Marchesi (1789-1858) was not unveiled until 1846. The engraved plates show two general views of the monument, the Emperor's statue, and the corner figures and bas-reliefs on the pedestal. All 15 plates are blindstamped with Marchesi's initials. The iconography in Italian, French and German is by the editor, the classical scholar Francesco Ambrosoli. - From the library of Archduke Albrecht of Saxe-Teschen (1817-95) with his library label on the pastedown. In excellent condition. Mayer coll. 90. Eckl coll. IV, 41. Gugitz 15798. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        1846 - 1848 Cuba ~ 14 document archive ~ Reform of Titche System ~ 88 pages

      1846 - 1846 - 1848 Cuba ~ 14 document archive ~ Reform of Titche System ~ 88 pages For auction set of 14 manuscript document spanning from 1846 - 1848. There are 88 pages (77 pages with text & 11 pages blank) 8 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. This is a fantastic and very extensive archive of 14 documents that add up to 88 pages (77 with text - 11 blank) which talk about a reform of the tithe system in Cuba. The documents span from 1846 through to 1848. It is worth noting that the first document is signed by captain general of Cuba Leopoldo O'Donnell. The archive contains eight tables with detailed financial information and figures (doc#5 through #12)Don Leopoldo O'Donnell y Jorris, 1st Duke of Tetuan, 1st Count of Lucena, 1st Viscount of Aliaga, Grandee of Spain, (1809 –1867), was a Spanish general and statesman. He was of Irish paternal descent, a descendant of Calvagh O'Donnell, Rí of Tyrconnell. He was the Captain General of Cuba between 1843 and 1848. He was the Prime Minister of Spain three times between 1856 and 1866. Condition; document is in very good condition with some wear. Please see some of my other antique and highly collectible items currently listed for sale. All items are guaranteed to be 100% authentic. Full satisfaction or money back guaranteed. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Combined shipping available. 504 **** Please email us for translations of this archive.

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        Gedichte.

      Heidelberg, Akademische Verlagshandlung von C. F. Winter, 1846 - Kl.8°, 2 Bl., 346 S., Illustrierter goldgeprägter Originalleinwandband, Rundumgoldschnitt, Einige S. stockfleckig, Erste Auflage (W/G2 4). 600 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Baron’s Yule Feast: A Christmas-Rhyme

      By Thomas Cooper, The Chartist. London, Jeremiah How, 209 Piccadilly, 1846. F’cap 8vo; half-title present; 12pp. integral advertisements at end; wood-engraved title-page by W.G.I. Mason after Weir; pp.[viii]+123+[i (blank); half dark blue crushed morocco-faced sheep, ruled gilt on sides, spine with five raised bands, ruled, tooled, and lettered gilt, blue-green patterned-sand-grain sides; t.e.g., others uncut; blue and gold oil-marbled end-papers; binder’s ticket of ‘Walter Davis, 23 & 24, Suffolk Street, Birmingham’ on back end-paper. Leather slightly peeled, and faded a little on spine; front binder’s blank and upper forecorner of half-title with rust-mark from a paper-clip (no longer present); otherwise a nice copy. Presentation copy with the author’s holograph inscription dated ‘Belfast, / June 14th. / 1851’ on the half-title; Graingerised by the insertion of eighteen leaves of buff paper bearing relevant illustrations from various sources, those that are without printed captions being provided with captions drawn from the text and written in pencil, apparently in the author’s hand. The front end-paper bears the book-plate of a later owner. NCBEL, 3: 516; Kress, 34887 All books listed by Robert Temple are first editions unless otherwise stated.

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        Le Comte De Montecristo.

      Meline Cans et Compagnie Bruxelles Four Volumes complete 1846 - Small octavo, contemporary half gilt vellum, mnarbled sides, black lettering pieces, sl rubbed. Scarce early edition of this most famous of novels. First published in Paris in 1844-45 in parts, this is one of the earliest printings. Preceded by two Paris imprints and an earlier Brussels issue, this is probably the 4th printing of this classic novel. The earliest editions of this work are scarce. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Neil Summersgill ABA,PBFA,ILAB.]
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        ADVENTURES OF OLIVER TWIST; or, THE PARISH BOY'S PROGRESS.

      London Bradbury and Evans 1846 - First single volume edition, now quite scarce. Bound from the original parts. With 24 illustrations on steel by George Cruikshank. 8vo, antique three-quarter tan calf over marbled boards, decorated with a green morocco lettering label git, the spine with raised bands gilt lined. xii, 311. A very nice copy, fresh and clean. IMPORTANT AND TIMELESS. OLIVER TWIST was Dickens's second novel, following quickly on the enormous success of THE PICKWICK PAPERS. It was published in volume form six months before it was completed in serial form, and Frederic Kitton states that 35 London booksellers contracted for only 528 copies. But although those London booksellers may have had their initial doubts, the book was, and still is, one of Dickens' most popular novels. This is a nice tall copy, well margined and is now considered scarce. "Eckel, mentioning the rarity of this item questions whether a single copy could be found" [Carr]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Adventures of Oliver Twist or, The Parish Boy's Progress

      London: Bradbury & Evans,, 1846. With Twenty-Four Illustrations on Steel, by George Cruikshank. A new Edition, revised and Corrected. Octavo (208 × 132 mm). Early-20th century tan calf by Morrell, spine elaborately gilt in compartments, red and green morocco labels, blue endpapers, French fillets, turn-ins, and all edges gilt. Engraved frontispiece and 23 plates by George Cruikshank. Dampstain to bottom of cover extending across spine and partially affecting lower cover, a little toning and offsetting of contents. A very good copy. New and revised edition, very handsomely bound, of Dickens's semi-autobiographical classic originally published in 1838.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Cricket On The Hearth A Fairy Tale Of Home.

      Bradbury & Evans,, London: 1846 - First State. Very good in original, decorated red, vertical-ribbed cloth covered boards although professionally rebacked preserving the original gilt stamped and decorated back strip and the original pale yellow end sheets. The front board is decorated with gilt text and the image of a fireplace. All edges of the text block are gilt. A 16mo measuring 6 1/2" by 4" and protected in a beautiful, full leather (goat) clam shell box with gilt text stamping on the spine. Per Walter E. Smith's bibliography: Charles Dickens In The Original Cloth, this is a first state copy as evidenced by the first advertisement page at the rear of the book which highlights the book Oliver Twist without any mention of it being a "New Edition". 174 pages of text followed by two pages of advertisements for other books by the author. lllustrated with a frontispiece, engraved title page and twelve engravings by Maclise, Doyle, Stanfield and Leech. (Smith: Dickens in Original Cloth vol. II, 8 p. 62) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The War in India Despatches of the Right Honourable Lt-Gen. Visct Hardinge G. C. B. The Governor General of India , Etc, Etc. Comprising the Engagement of Moodkee, Ferozeshah, Aliwal, and Sobraon

      London: John Ollivier, 1846. Collation,iv+193+iv+pp+10pp catalogue, 4 folding coloured plates, 1 single page plan, 1 folding list. Bound in early ( possibly original ) cloth backed boards, library number on spine, blind and gilt stamp on top board, boards lightly rubbed on edges. Binding has been professionally recased, so in very good firm condition. Internally, no loose pages, very occasional library stamp, maps stamped on verso, ( so engraved side free of stamps ). Pages and maps in very good clean condition. 8202.A11. First Edition. 8vo.

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        Poems

      London Smith, Elder and Co 1846. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Boards marked and bumped. Spine ends rubbed and spine darkened. Inner hinges cracked but binding intact. Previous owner's dedication (1859) on fep. Minor marking and browning within. Errata slip present First Edition, second issue Green hardback cloth cover 180mm x 120mm (7" x 5"). iv, 165pp.

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        NEWTON'S PRINCIPIA. The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, by Sir Isaac Newton; Translated into English by Andrew Motte. To which is added Newton's System of the World; With a Portrait taken from the Bust in the Royal Observatory at Greenwich. First American Edition. Carefully Revised and Corrected. With a life of the Author by N. W. Chittenden, M. A. &c

      New York: Daniel Adee, 1846. First American edition. Hardcover. Good. Stated First American Edition in original green cloth binding with gilt spine title and decorations. All issues of this American popular edition are uncommon. Fourth Issue per Cohen [of 1874]. Frontispiece bust portrait of Newton with tissue guard. Several previous owner's names, wear to corners, rear hinge starting. Text block is clean and solidly bound. D

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        Church of the Holy Sepulchre, exterior view

      Sketches in Egypt and Nubia, from Drawings made on the Spot.. Francis Graham Moon., 1846–9. Tinted lithograph (two tints). Original hand colouring. Very good condition. Subscribers Edition. Size: 34 x 24.5cm. Mounted size: 51.5 x 67 cm. Roberts was the first independent, professional British artist to travel so extensively in the Near East. His tour in 1838-9 produced 272 sketches, a panorama of Cairo and three full sketchbooks, enough material to "serve me for the rest of my life" (Roberts, eastern journal, 28 Jan 1839). Over the next decade he made "a series of intire new drawings" for the large coloured lithographs executed by Louis Haghe for The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia, which was originally published by subscription, 1842-9. No publication before this had presented so comprehensive a series of views of the monuments, landscape, and people of the Near East. "Robert's Holy Land was one of the most important and elaborate ventures of nineteenth-century publishing, and it was the apotheosis of the tinted lithograph" (Abbey, Travel). Abbey, Travel, 272; Gay 2216; Ibrahim-Hilmy, II, p.176; Lipperheide 1591; Tooley (1954) 402.

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        Biedermeierliches Album mit Musterzeichnungen für Stoffe, sogenannte Patronenzeichnungen, ausgeführt in schwarzer Tinte auf festem Papier, nur eine Zeichnung in roter Tinte. 49 Blätter, davon 36 teilweise beidseitig mit Zeichnungen, 1 Blatt mit einem montierten floralen Stoffmuster, 12 Seiten wurden freigelassen, Blattgröße 22,5 x 30,5 cm. Undatiert (frühes 19. Jahrhundert) und ohne Ortsangabe (wohl Süddeutschland).

      - Halbleder-Band der Zeit mit roten Kleisterpapier-Bezügen (Rücken mit Fehlstellen, Einband stellenweise fleckig und berieben), Quer-Folio. Offensichtlich ein in der Praxis einer Manufaktur entstandenes Handbuch für Patroneure, die die Stoffmusterentwürfe der Dessinateure in eine Art technische Zeichnung, die so genannte Patrone, umsetzten. Auf dem Patronenpapier, das im vorliegenden Fall von Hand in Quadrate eingeteilt wurde, entstanden durch die Auflösung des Musters in einzelne Farbpunkte schematische Darstellungen, die dann in ein breites Lochband umgesetzt werden konnten, das beim Jacquardwebstuhl als Grundlage für die maschinelle Fertigung diente. Diese Patronen oder Rasterzeichnungen der Dessins, die die Fadenverkreuzung im Gewebe vorgeben, erinnern an handgemalte Pixel und tatsächlich wird die Erfindung von durch Lochkarten gesteuerten, automatisierten Webstühlen inzwischen als ein Vorläufer der Programmiersprache für Computer und damit der modernen Informationsgesellschaft angesehen. Neben den teilweise fast blattgroß ausgeführten Patronenzeichnungen enthält das vorliegende Album ein großes zeitgenössisches Stoffmuster (11 x 22,5 cm), und eine Zeichnung mit 2 winzigen eingeklebten Stoffmustern. Lose beiliegend eine gefaltete Beilage 'Zur Weber-Bild und Muster-Zeitung' von 1846, sowie zwei spätere handschriftliche Briefe, datiert 1863. Der erste von einer Stuttgarter Kundin der Manufaktur ("Das Tischzeug habe ich . erhalten, nur war ich längere Zeit verreist u. so kam es erst vor kurzem in meine Hände. Sie erhalten durch die Post 11 fl wofür Sie mir gefälligst eine Quittung senden wollen."); der zweite von einem Herrn Leonhardt Stein aus Rothenburg "hinsichtlich der Damast Muster", adressiert an Herrn Schmidt in Künzelsau. Zustand: Durch die Verwendung von Eisengallustinte weisen die Zeichnungen einigen Tintenfraß mit Brüchen, kleineren Fehlstellen und durchschlagender Tinte auf. Das Papier ist stellenweise fleckig. Insgesamt aber für ein Gebrauchsbuch des 19. Jahrhunderts ordentlich erhalten. Trotz der Beeinträchtigung durch den Tintenfraß ist das vorliegende Album ein ansprechendes Zeugnis der handwerklichen Textilherstellung und einer analytischen Technik des Zerlegens von Mustern in Punkte, die uns heute als Vorläufer der Pixel und der Computerprogrammierung fasziniert. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Elvira Tasbach]
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        A history of British fossil mammals, and birds. Large paper copy

      London: John van Voorst, 1846. First edition. Cloth. Very Good. Owen, Richard (1804-92). A history of British fossil mammals and birds. xlvi, 560, [2, errata]pp. Folding table. Text wood-engravings. London: John van Voorst, 1846. 256 x 165 mm. Original dark green cloth, gilt-lettered spine, minor wear. First Edition, Large Paper Copy. Owen was conservator of the Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons from 1842-56, and superintendent of British Museum's Departments of Natural History from 1856 until his retirement in 1883. An anti-Darwinist, Owen developed his own theory of evolution as species development according to divinely implanted laws; however, by the time of Darwin's death in 1889 Owen had come to acknowledge the validity of Darwin's theory of evolution of natural selection.Owen's interest in fossil mammals began in 1836 when he was asked to describe the fossil material brought back by Darwin from the Beagle voyage; his results were issued as Part I of the Zoology of the Voyage of H. M. S. Beagle (1840). Owen went on to publish several works on the subject, including the present one, which caused him to be compared favorably in the British press to Cuvier and von Humboldt. The production of a large paper version in addition to the regular edition was highly unusual for a scientific work published during this period. DSB. Rupke, Owen, p. 351.

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

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

      [Bookseller: The Complete Traveller]
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        The Nine Books of the Herodotus,

      High Street. Oxford.: Henry Slatter, 1846 2 vols complete, VG+. 3rd ed, 1 map, 1 plate. In uniform c1900 half tan cal with brown marbled boards, some blind tooling, corners and edges rubbed. Spines, decorative gilt tooling, raised bands, titles in gilt to red and black leather labels, edges rubbed. Internally, brown marbled endpapers, text block edges marbled, no inscriptions, printed by Baxter, Oxford. Vol 1, 1846, map frontis, [16], [1], (ii-xxxix), [1], [1], 2-360 pp, 1 map (folding), 1 pl (B&W), 2 illustrations within text. Vol 2, [4], [3], 4-491 pp, 3 illustrations within text. A couple of tiny tears along edges of map, first published in 1827. A lovely copy. (Lowndes 1053 for others). Title continues: Translated from the text of Thomas Gainsford, DD. With notes, illustrative and critical, and a Geographical index, defining the situation of every place mentioned by Herodotus. To which is prefixed, a Summary of the History, and an introductory essay. Third edition with numerous and important corrections, additional notes, &c and a Map of the World of Herodotus. Gaisford, classical scholar and dean of Christ Church, Oxford. Laurent, classical scholar, who in 1821 he published an account of his travels as Recollections of a Classical Tour. Besides the Recollections Laurent published manuals on French and German grammar, an introduction to ancient geography, and a translation into English of Herodotus. See ODNB.

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        Illuminated Illustrations of the Bible. Copied from select Mss of the Middle Ages

      London: William Smith, 1846 First edition. Contemporary quarter burgundy morocco over marbled boards,ornate gilt-panelled spine, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. . Large octavo. [10] pp. introductory material, and thirty-nine fine chromolithographic plates, heightened in gold, each with a leaf of descriptive text. Chromolithographic title-page, plus printed title in black and red. Slight foxing to some page edges, otherwise a fine, clean copy. Chromolithography quickly established itself as a medium suitable for the reproduction of medieval manuscripts in antiquarian publications of the sort popular in the nineteenth century...The opaque, flat tones of the style of chromolithography which prevailed were ideal for the uniformly bright, clearly-defined areas of color typical of early manuscripts. The modulated tones which Boys had struggled to achieve were not necessary for this sort of publication" (Friedman, Color Printing in England 1486-1870, 138).

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        The Count of Monte-Cristo

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1846. First English edition of the author's masterpiece, published just one year after the original French edition. Octavo, 2 volumes. Three quarters navy blue leather of marbled boards. Gilt titles to the spine. Twenty wood-engraved plates after Henry Valentin. In very good condition with light rubbing to the extremities. First editions in the English language are rare. 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 itsutmost 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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        The Illustrated Botany, Comprising the Most Valuable Native and Exotic Plants, with their History, Medicinal Properties, Etc. . . . (2 volumes)

      New York: J. K. Wellman, 1846. Vol I, 1846: 352 pages with 49 plates, 47 of which are hand-colored. Vol II: 384 pages with 48 hand-colored plates. Rebound in 1981 with quarter leather with marbled boards. Clean with very light occasional foxing. Vol I is listed in Bennet (p. 83), but there is no mention of Vol II. Very attractive botanical plates.. Quarter Leather. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Illustrated Botany, The - Volume I

      New York: J.K. Wellman, 1846. Subtitled: "Comprising the Most Valuable Native and Exotic Plants, with their History, Medicinal Properties, Etc., to Which is Added an Introduction on Physiology, and a View of the Natural and Linnaean Systems." Brown leather with gilt titling on black leather spine label, speckled text block edges, hand-coloured frontispiece and illustrated with forty-eight more hand-coloured lithographs - two of which appear to be only partially coloured, as well as two in black and white and one miscellaneous black and white illustration. Wear to corners and spine ends, the leather is scuffed and worn through to the boards in spots, first end papers partially split at hinge, owner's name in ink on end paper, first and last end papers heavily foxed around edges, many pages have a lot of foxing spots, many pages have only a few, hinges are firm, binding is tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. . Leather. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Dictionnaire universel et raisonné de marine par A.-S. De Montferrier, membre de l'ancienne Société Royale Académique de Paris, de l'Académie de Marseille, de celle de Metz, etc., etc. En collaboration avec MM. Rigault de Genouilly, ingénieur de la Marine, etc., etc. Contenant l'architecture et la tactique navales; l'art de la navigation a voiles et a vapeur; l'astronomie nautique; l'administration et la législation; l'histoire de la marine; les manoeuvres d'évolution et de gréement; les tables nécessaires aux marins, etc., etc., deuxième édition augmentée de tables des logarithmes des nombres et des sinus et tangentes.

      A.-J. Denain - L. Hachette, 1846 - Paris, A.-J. Denain - L. Hachette, 1846. In 4 de 711-[1 b., 2]pp.-XVIII planches en fin de volume dont une en couleurs, reliure en pleine percaline rouge à grain long de l'éditeur, dos lisse orné de doubles filets dorés et de gros filets estampés, titre doré, charnière inférieure du second plat légèrement fendue sans gravité, charnière supérieure du second plat frottée, coins très légèrement frottés, rousseurs éparses, parfois plus importantes, texte sur deux colonnes, de nombreux tableaux et tables de calcul, très belles gravures en fin de volume, bon et bel exemplaire. L'auteur (1792 Paris-1864 Nice) fut un ingénieur et mathématicien réputé. Outre l'ouvrage que nous proposons ici, il publia également: ''Encyclopédie Mathématique ou Exposition Complète de Toutes les Branches des Mathématiques d’apres les principes de la Philosophie des Mathématiques de Hoëné Wronski'' (4 vol.) (1856-1859). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "The illuminated Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, translated out of the original tongues ... embellished with sixteen hundred historical engravings by J.A. Adams, more than fourteen hundred of which are from original designs by J.G. Chapman."

      New York: Harper & Bros.. 1846. "First edition of the most lavish book published in America at the time.& & Large, thick 4to, pp. 844, 128, 256, [4], 8, 14, 34; inserted and outside the pagination are: engraved presentation leaf printed in sepia, title page and Apocrypha title printed in blue and black, contents leaf, half-title, and N.T. half-title page printed in red and black, N.T. title printed in sepia and black; 2 frontispieces, text in triple column, the middle column a narrow one with notations and glosses; numerous wood- engraved illustrations throughout; without the marriages, births and deaths pages; contemporary half brown morocco over black pebble-grain cloth, gilt-lettered direct on gilt-paneled spine; 2 gatherings and 2 leaves slightly extended, minor spotting; a good, sound copy. & & Originally issued in 54 fascicles. Hills 1161, quoting Frank Weitenhampf: ""...this Harper publication was a remarkable production for its time and place, and retains its importance in the annals of American book-making. W.J. Linton, noted wood-engraver and author, knew 'no other book like this, so good, so perfect in all its undertakes.' The illustrations are like paintings of history, as are so many of the old European Biblical painting and illustrations."" & & Hamilton 198, also quoting Linton: ""Drawing, engraving, and printing were all marvels at the time of this book's production; and it well deserved the popularity it immediately obtained..."" & & Weitenkampf: ""The first notable American effort to produce a richly illustrated book."" Herbert 1860: ""This elaborate Bible was issued in parts from 1843 onwards. Many of the illustrations were made from woodcuts by the electrotype process, the first in America."" & & See also Exman, The House of Harper, pp. 34-35."

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        Poems

      London Smith, Elder and Co 1846. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Boards marked and bumped. Spine ends rubbed and spine darkened. Inner hinges cracked but binding intact. Previous owner's dedication (1859) on fep. Minor marking and browning within. Errata slip present First Edition, second issue Green hardback cloth cover 180mm x 120mm (7" x 5"). iv, 165pp.

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        ARISTOTLE'S MASTER-PIECE Completed in Two Parts. The First Containing the Secrets of Generation...The Second Part being a Private Looking Glass for the Female Sex

      London: G. Davis 1846. 142p; illus. 12mo, 1846. . An early 19th century original printing of this scarce early sex manual. First published in 1684. Written anonymously but attributed to William Salmon. A well-worn copy. Original blue paper-covered boards; spine crudely repaired with brown shelf tape. Illustrated with a color frontispiece and four interior woodcuts. The frontispiece of The Amorous Widow has been glued down to the inside front cover. The corner of pp. 31/32 has been torn away affecting some text and two of the woodcuts. Book in only fair condition but still desirable for its scarcity. This work was a classic British sex manual and work on midwifery which wnet through numerous editions over a 200-year period.

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        Survey of Healdsburg, Sonoma County, California

      1846 - Original manuscript map of Healdsburg, circa 1846 25.5" x 29" framed

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        Insensibility During Surgical Operations Produced By Inhalation. [Development of Anaesthesia and Modern Anaesthetics]

      Boston Medical and Surgical Journal Vol. XXXV. 1846, 1846. First edition. 8vo. Extracted from the magazine. First edition of the first announcement of the successful use of anaesthesia during surgical proceedings, one of the greatest discoveries of 19th century medicine. The discovery was controversially claimed by a number of pioneers in the field, Crawford Long and Horace Wells amongst them variously experimenting with ether and nitrous oxide with varying degrees of reliability and success. His results were first published in this November 18th 1846 issue of The Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, from where they quickly spread to Europe and into medical history. Together with the 1880 re-issue of the Discovery of Anaesthesia (New York. D. Appleton and Co. 1880) inscribed by Morton to the front cover "With The Compliments of The Author".

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        Physiocrates. Quesnay, Dupont de Nemours, Mercier de La Rivière, l' abbé Baudeau, Le Trosne, avec une introduction sur la doctrine des Physiocrates, --- .

      Paris, Guillaumin. 1846 - Deux vol. in-8 ; LXXXVIII- (4)- 424- (4) pp. ; (4) pp.- pp. 429 à 1027- (3) pp.- (2) pp. (Ouvrages composant la Collection des principaux Economistes) ; 1/2 basane verte, dos à nerfs ornés, rel. de l' ép. Edition originale de cette importante anthologie. Textes, notes et commentaires, bibliographies. Quelques rousseurs et traces de mouillure marginales, dos passés, (vert plus clair), assez bon ex. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Modern Painters

      Smith Elder And Co., London, 1846-1860 - Engraved frontispiece in vols. 3-5 and 100 plates. Third Edition of vol.1, First Edition of vols.2-5. 5 volumes. Large 8vo. [263 x 175 x 205 mm]. lxiii, [i], 422, [1], 32 pp; xvi, 217, [5] pp; xix, [i], 348, 16 pp; xii, 411, [1], 16 pp; xvi, 384, [32] pp. Bound c.1900 by Riviere & Son (signed in gilt on the front turn-in) in brown goatskin, the covers with a gilt triple fillet border. The spines divided into six panels with gilt compartments, lettered in the second and third and dated at the foot, the others tooled with a large flower, sprigs, stars and roundels, the edges of the boards tooled with a gilt double fillet, the turn-ins with gilt rolls, dark green glazed paper endleaves, top edges gilt, the others untrimmed. With the original cloth covers and spines bound in at the end. With the half-titles and advertisements. [With] RUSKIN (John). The Seven Lamps of Architecture. 14 lithographed plates. First Edition. Large 8vo. [263 x 175 x 25 mm]. viii, [iv], 205, [1], 16 pp. Uniformly bound with the above. London: Smith, Elder and Co. 1849 With the half-title, slip announcing The Stones of Venice and advertisements. [And] RUSKIN (John). The Stones of Venice. 53 engraved and chromo-lithographed plates. First Edition. 3 volumes. Large 8vo. [263 x 175 x 120 mm]. xv, [i], 413, 16 pp; vi, [ii], 394, [2], 16 pp; [2]ff, 362, [2], 14 pp. Uniformly bound with the above. London: Smith, Elder and Co. 1851-1853 With the half-titles, errata slip and advertisements Fine copies of all three works. Bookplates of Samuel Clement Burchell jr (crossed through) and Robert Watchorn. Modern Painters has an old pencil price of £55/-/, The Seven Lamps of Architecture has £22/-/ and Stones of Venice has £45/-/ and all three works have the initials "RW" and date 3/8/70 at the rear. From the library of Sir Brian Mackenna, sold Christie's, 20/11/1998, lot 95.

      [Bookseller: George Bayntun ABA ILAB]
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        THE CHRISTMAS BOOKS: A CHRISTMAS CAROL; THE CHIMES; THE CRICKET ON THE HEARTH; THE BATTLE OF LIFE; THE HAUNTED MAN AND THE GHOST'S BARGAIN

      London: Bradbury & Evans 1846-1855. 12mo, 1855. First edition. Complete set of early and first printings of the Christmas Books set by Charles Dickens. All volumes bound in matching red decorated cloth; slight spine fading else clean tight books in very good condition. THE HAUNTED MAN and THE BATTLE OF LIFE are both 1st editions 1st printings from 1846. THE CRICKET ON THE HEARTH is the 22nd edition from 1846; THE CHIMES is the 7th edition from 1854; and A CHRISTMAS CAROL is the 13th edition from 1855.

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        The Privateer's-Man

      London - Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1846 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce set of first editions from English Royal Navy officer, and novelist, Captain Frederick Marryat. Captain Frederick Marryat is noted today as an early pioneer of the sea story. He is now known particularly for the semi-autobiographical novel Mr Midshipman Easy and his children's novel The Children of the New Forest, and for a widely used system of maritime flag signalling, known as Marryat's Code. Marryat isadmired forthe way he wrote about his real life experiences at sea with vivacity. With George V. Wesselhoeft armorial bookplate to the front pastedown to both volumes. Bound by Westleys and Clark. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In original cloth bindings with gilt lettering to the spines. Externally, both volumes are lightly rubbed with fading to the spines, and minor bumping. All hinges are very slightly strained. Internally, generally firmly bound, with some leaves working loose. Bright with instances of light spotting throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Etchings of a Whaling Cruise

      New York: Harper & Brothers,, 1846. With Notes of a Sojourn on the Island of Zanzibar. To Which is Appended a Brief History of the Whale Fishery, Its Past and Present Condition. Illustrated by Numerous Engravings on Steel and Wood. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt, boards elaborately blocked in blind. Engraved frontispiece and 12 plates, numerous engravings within the text. Blind stamp of the New Hampshire Historical Society to title, and their bookplate to the front pastedown. A little wear at the extremities, spine tanned, occasional spotting and dulling to contents. A very good copy. First edition, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "R. Ela. Esq. With compliments of the Author". Only one other inscribed copy has appeared at auction, in 1977. This, the author's first book, was "written in large part to show what life was like on a whale ship, in order to better the lot of seamen. The narrative provides one of the few accounts we have of life in the whaling fleet of the 1840s, written by an intelligent and sensitive observer. Browne was influenced by Richard Henry Dana and, in turn, was imitated by Herman Melville" (Hill 197). A passage from this book which includes the famous line "Thar she blows", appears in the extracts that make up the prefatory matter to Moby Dick.

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        Pleading and Practice of the High Court of Chancery

      "Boston, C. C. Little And J. Brown" "Boston, C. C. Little And J. Brown", 1846. 1st American Edition. 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. "

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Chester and Holyhead Railway. Statistical Memoranda and Tubular Bridge Reports, titled on front printed wrapper. Statistical Memoranda of the Chester and Holyhead Railway. April, 1846. Private and Confidential. WITH Chester and Holyhead Railway. Reports of Mr. Robert Stephenson, Mr. Wm. Fairbairn, & Mr. E. Hodgkinson, upon the Experiments made to Ascertain the Practicability of Erecting a Tubular Bridge across the Menai Straits, for the Passage of Railway Trains. 1846

      London, Smith & Gibbs 1846 - Two pamphlets bound together, 16pp. & 20pp., 8vo., signed in black ink to head of front wrapper & repeated in purple ink to head of Statistical Memoranda, 'Private and Confidential/George King.', buff paper wraps, sl. wear otherwise very good. Two uncommon Chester & Holyhead Railway pamphlets of which we can find no record of their being issued together. The Stephenson pamphlet is particularly uncommon. George King was a railway speculator and his name occurs frequently in the early history of the Railways. Fairbairn & Stephenson patented the new principle of wrought-iron girders that had been devised for the bridge. See Ottley 6503 for Statistical Memoranda located in BL only in Copac & Worldcat. and Ottley 2696 & 6512 with only Birmingham and Cardiff located in Copac & NY in Worldcat. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Offas Dyke Books]
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        A Manual of the History of the Political System of Europe and its Colonies. With Ancient History. With Ancient Greece. With Carthaginians, Ethiopians and Egyptians. (4 Vols total)

      Henry G Bohn 1846. 4 vol, near fine, mixed editions, uniformly bound, c1900 half calf with red marbled boards, some blind tooling, corners and edges rubbed. Spines, blind tooling, raised bands, titles and tooling in gilt to red and brown leather labels, edges brushed. Internally, grey endpapers, no inscriptions, text block edges reddened, all printed by John Childs and Son, Bungay, light spotting. [Vol 1], 1846, A Manual of the History of the Political System of Europe and its Colonies, [5], (viii-xxxii), [1], 2-540 pp, translated from the 5th German edition. [Vol 2], 1847, A Manual of the Ancient History, particularly with regard to the Constitutions, The Commerce, and the Colonies, of the States of Antiquity, , (xvi), [1]2-413, [1], translated from the German. [Vol 3], 1847, Ancient Greece, Translated from the German by George Bancroft, [5], (vi-xii), [1], 2-518 pp, a new and improved edition. [Vol 4], 1850, Historical Researches into the Politics, Intercourse, and Trade of the Carthaginians, Ethiopians, and Egyptians, [6], [1], (ii-xxxii), [1], 2-520 pp, 2 maps (large folding), 3 plans (2 lage folding). Heeren's chief merit as an historian was that he looked at the ancient world from a fresh point of view. Instead of merely narrating their political events, he examined their economics, their constitutions and their financial systems, and thus was able to throw new light on the development of the Old World. He possessed vast and varied learning, perfect calmness and impartiality, and great power of historical insight, and is now looked back to as the pioneer in the movement for the economic interpretation of history. See Wiki.

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        Die Märchen. Zum Besten der Armen nach dem letzten Willen des Verfassers hrsg. von Guido Görres.

      Cotta,, Stuttgart, 1846 - 2 Bde. Stuttgart, Cotta, 1846 - 1847. 8°. LVIII, 495, 608 S. Ganzleder - Einbände mit goldgepr. RSchildchen, marmorierten Vorsatzbll., im Schuber. Wohlerhalten. (s. Foto). Sprache: de Ganzleder - Einbände mit goldgepr. RSchildchen, marmorierten Vorsatzbll., im Schuber. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        VENEDIG. 24 Ansichten nach der Natur gezeichnet, gestochen und herausgegeben J. Poppel und M. Kurz.

      Monaco Poppel und Kurz Verlag 1846 8° Pagine 2 non numerate + 64 + 24 delizione incisioni in accaio fuori testo protette da velina e contornate da bella bordura ornamentale, raffiguranti tutti gli scorci più celebri della città. Legatura coeva in percalina verde. Titolo entro elegante fregio in oro al piatto anteriore. Lievissime fioriture e piccola fenditura alla cerniera interna del piatto anteriore. Ottima copia di questa deliziosa suite di incisioni su Venezia.

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        WONDERFUL STORIES FOR CHILDREN. By Hans Christian Anderson. Translated from the Danish by Mary Howitt.

      [iv], 127pp. Four full-page hand-coloured lithographic plates. Rebound in half calf, gilt over marbled boards. Small octavo. First edition; first issue, with Andersen's name misspelt on the title. Some water-staining to top outer edge of frontis' and title; some minor damage to corners and edges; but overall a very good copy. Tipped-in between the blank and frontispiece is a presentation slip inscribed: 'To W. Jerdan Esq. A tribute of friendship and attachment from the author.' William Jerdan was editor of the Literary Gazette and a fervent admirer of Andersen's work. It was he, who in November 1846, wrote to Andersen urging him to come to England, and it was Jerdan who did much to introduce him to members of the literary establishment. Andersen duly arrived in June 1847 to find himself already an established celebrity. This work was originally issued in cloth. The above copy, when purchased by us, had been rebound in the 19th century in half calf, but was in a wretched condition, the binding in pieces and water-damaged. We have attempted to recreate that leather binding, even to the extent of repeating the misspelling of Andersen's surname. Whilst we are confident that the presentation slip is in Andersen's hand, we cannot be absolutely certain that it belongs with the book. Despite being tipped into the copy when purchased by us, there is always the possibility that it could have been added to the book sometime later than the year of publication. However, the correction to the spelling of Jerdan's name does indicate a lack of familiarity with Jerdan by Andersen and suggest that this slip may well have been presented with the book at the time of their first meeting in 1847. Wonderful Stories was the first collection of Andersen's fairy tales to be translated into English and heralded the beginning of his enormous popularity with children in the United Kingdom.

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        Istoria del tremuoto che ha devastato i paesi della costa Toscana il di 14 agosto 1846.

      Subject: (Terremoti - Toscana). Pisa, presso R. Vannucchi, 1846, 8vo brossura originale con cornice tipografica xilografica in copertina (dorso restaurato), pp. 226-(2) con una tabella ripiegata in fine "Osservazioni meteorologoche fatte nel Gabinetto di Fisica dell'I. e R. Universit? di Pisa nel mese di agosto dell'anno 1846" e una tavola litografica colorata a mano fuori testo. Rapporto fedele della cronaca dei fatti accaduti e relazione scientifica-tecnica sull'avvenimento naturale del Terremoto sulla costa Toscana. (Soft Cover)

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        QUESTION DE L'OREGON.

      Paris: W. Coquebert, 1846. - 100pp. Half title. Slightly later half pigskin and marbled boards, spine gilt. Light wear to boards. Quite clean internally. Very good. A rare, contemporary, and thorough account of the Oregon boundary question, which at the time was a major source of divisiveness in Anglo-American relations. Poussin travelled extensively throughout the United States in the 1820s, and produced a valuable illustrated account of his travels. In this volume he surveys the history of the Oregon conflict and describes the Oregon Territory and its exploration over 350 years, paying special attention to American and English activities of the late 18th century. Not in Streeter or Graff. We are aware of only two copies at auction since 1977. HOWES P520. SABIN 64739. SOLIDAY III:623. SMITH 8316. MONAGHAN 1200.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        The Oregon Question Examined, in respect to Facts and the Law of Nations

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, Paternoster Row, 1846. Hardcover. First Edition. Tall octavo. ix, 391pp. Index. Two folding maps, including the large frontispiece map of North America with hand-colored outlines and the folding map of the Oregon Territory with an inset map of the Columbia River. Modern three-quarter polished deep blue calf and linen boards, the spine handsomely decorated in gilt compartments with contrasting leather labels; marbled endsheets. A very clean, nice copy, bearing the previous owner's neat signature of Northwest scholar Lewis A. McArthur. HOWES T442, SOLIDAY IV-907. "The ablest presentation of the British case. Image or additional images available upon request

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        The Illuminated Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, Translated out of the Original Tongues, and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised. With Marginal Readings, References, and Chronological Dates. Also, the Apocrypha. To which are added, A Chronological index. [Authorised/KJV version]

      New-York: Harper & Brothers, 1846. Leather Bound. Very Good +. J.A. Adams and J.G. Chapman. 10 x 13 1/2 inches. 844 (OT) + 128 (Apocrypha) + [8] (family register and NT frontispiece] + 256 (NT) + 4 + 8 + 14 + 34 pages. With frontispiece and illuminated title to each testament. Contains 1600 engravings by J.A. Adams, more than 1400 of which are from original designs by J.G. Chapman. A very minimal amount of light foxing and endpapers slightly discolored (offsetting from the glue or boards and/or foxing). The rfeps and final leaf of the concordance have a small round (possibly ink) stain (one rfep has two such stains). Small light dampstain to the lower outside margin of the rfeps and the last four leaves of the concordance. A small marginal smudge to the frontispiece, and the protective tissue (which is present) has a small (less than one inch) closed tear at the top, and the tissue (though not the pages themselves) is foxed. The initial page of the Apocrypha (and opposing final page of the Old Testament) has a small ink smudge. Family register partially filled out neatly in ink with records (1835-1965) of Lannon and Waterbury families. All page edges gilt. Gilt edges are very bright with a few scuffs. Bound in elaborately gilt tooled black leather with name of John W. and Lucy Waterbury and gilt depiction of Grace Church, New York and horse drawn carriages on front cover and bible scenes on rear cover. Spine with six compartments. One with title (Holy Bible) and the other five with elaborate gilt decoration. Hinges professionally repaired with Japanese tissue. Corners very lightly worn. Hills 1161. A finely bound illuminated American Bible. Highly illustrated and extraordinarily well preserved. Originally issued in 54 numbers at 25 cents each. J.A. Adams, the engraver, is credited with having taken the first electrotype in America from a woodcut, and many in this Bible are so done. Artists were engaged for more than six years in the preparation of the designs and engravings included in this Bible, at a cost of over $20,000. "[T]his Harper publication was a remarkable production for its time and place, and retains its importance in the annals of American boook-making. W.J. Linton, noted wood-engraver and author, knew 'no other book like this, so good, so perfect in all it undertakes.' The illustrations are like picturings of history, as are so many of the old European Biblical paintings and illustrations." Hills 1161.

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        Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Ridrs of the World

      Program, square 8vo (7 1/4 x9 1/2), covers illustrated in color, illustrated, 64 pp. Top hinge a little loose, small chip to botttom edge of front cover, a little edge wear, normal aging; a very nice and clean copy. Buffalo Bill (1846-1917) was one of the most celebrated characters of the 'Old West'. He got his nickname after killing over 4,000 buffalo. He was a phony express rider, and actually won the Congressional Medal of Honor winner. After appearing in various stage and show prodcutions, in 1883 he started the "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" show, which featured Annie Oakley, Sitting Bull, and many other prominant performers of the day. This program, which features a handsome color lithograph front cover was published in 1893, and was issued in the year that he changed the name of his show to "Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders of the World". Given the quality of paper typically used for these programs, this is a very well preserved copy.

      [Bookseller: Nicholas D. Riccio Rare Books & Prints]
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        A Christmas Carol in Prose; The Chimes; The Cricket on the Hearth

      Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz,, 1846. Copyright Edition. Octavo (155 × 108 mm). Contemporary burgundy half morocco, spine gilt in compartments, marbled sides. Spine a little faded, some minor rubbing at the extremities, spotting to endpapers, title pages, and occasionally to contents. A very good copy. An attractively bound volume of three of Dickens's Christmas books, including A Christmas Carol. Tauchnitz editions are sometimes thought of as piracies; in fact they were authorized editions for sale to English-speaking travellers on the Continent. Between 1841 and the novelist's death in 1870 Tauchnitz ("a publisher who had Dickens's whole and constant trust", according to Sadrin) published the entire range of Dickens's novels. Dickens even sent one of his sons to Tauchnitz to learn German.

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