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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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        Slave Boat on the Nile, View Looking Towards the Pyramids of Dashour and Saccara from Views in the Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia.

      F.G. Moon 1842-49, London 1846 - The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia David Roberts, R. A. (1796-1864) a successful London-based Scottish artist, in 1838 traveled throughout the Middle East to record the cities, people, landscape, and monuments of the Holy Land and Egypt. Returning to England, he and lithographer Louis Haghe published a hand-colored six volume set of his works covering Egypt and Nubia and the Holy Land. The plates in these volumes are the most beautiful and accurate depictions of the Near East ever created in the nineteenth century; 'The Holy Land' both instructs and delights, with superb ethnological descriptions, sweeping panoramic landscapes, and detailed architectural studies. Publication City: London Medium: tinted lithographs, finished by hand Dimensions: 23 5/8 x 17 1/4 inches Date: 1842-49

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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..

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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. "

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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]

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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.

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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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        Autograph Letter Signed 'Rochet d'Héricourt' to a Magazine Editor].

      Paris 1846 - Paris, 18 February 1846. On a folded Octavo leaf (ca. 19,5x12 cm). 2 pp. Brown ink on white paper. Mild fold marks, otherwise a very good letter. Autograph letter by renowned French explorer of the East Africa, the leader of two expeditions to Ethiopia in 1839-40 and 1842-43, which resulted in his books, "Voyage sur la cote orientale de la Mer rouge dans le pays d'Adel et le royaume de Choa" (Paris, 1841) and "Second voyage sur les deux rives de la mer Rouge, dans le pays des Adels et le Royaume de Choa" (Paris, 1846). In a letter to a magazine editor, Rochet d'Héricourt denies a proposal to publish his biography with the detailed description of his travels: "The relation of my travel has been published in the 'Revue Novelle' and I don't have anything to add; regarding my biography the only event of my life which could be included are my travel adventures, and I don't have anything to add to what I've published" [translated from French]. However he will send the editor a copy of the report to the French Academy of Sciences which will be printed soon, and is ready to give "verbal explanations" ("explications verbales") which could be useful for the correspondent. Interesting letter revealing the process of publication of the results of Rochet d'Héricourt's second travel to Abyssinia (1842-43). He mentions the official account of the expedition (Arthus-Bertrand, 1846) and the extensive report prepared for to the French Academy of Sciences (see: La Revue Novelle. Tome 9. 2-me année. Paris, 1846, p. 147-165) which were both published that year.

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        TRAITE DE L'EXPLOITATION DES MINES

      - Liège, Félix Oudart, 1846, 13x20, trois volumes. Reliure en demi basane. Dos lisse, orné de filets dorés. Titre, auteur, et tomaison en lettres dorées. Reliure frottée, intérieur bon. Envoi de photos sur demande. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Rhin de Bâle à Dusseldorf avec des excursions dans l'Alsace, le Palatinat rhénan, les vallées de la Murg et du Neckar, la Bergstrasse, l'Odenwald, le Taunus, les vallées de la Nahe, de la Lahn, de l'Ahr et de la Wupper et à Aix-la-Chapelle. Manuel du voyageur traduit de l'Allemand d'après la cinquième édition de J. A. Klein.

      Charles Baedeker, Coblentz 1846 - Kl.-8vo. Avec une carte géographique et les plans des villes de Strasbourg, Francfort, Mayence, Coblentz, Bonn, Cologne, Aix-la-Chapelle et Dusseldorf. 4 Bl., XXIV, 309 S. Illustr. OPp. Hinrichsen F 2. - Vollständig mit allen 8 Plänen und der mehrf. gef. Karte. - Einband gering berieben, an Kanten u. Gelenken im Überzugspapier stärker, Ecken bestoßen. Durchgehend etw. stockfleckig, gutes Ex . ***Wir bieten eine umfangreiche Sammlung seltener und gesuchter Baedeker-Reiseführer an. Jedes Exemplar wurde von uns sorgfältig auf Vollständigkeit überprüft.*** gr.

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        NEUE MÄHRCHEN. Aus dem Dänischen von Dr. Le Petit. Mit sechs Bildern.

      v, [2], 282 pages. Lithographed pictorial title and five full-page plates on tinted paper. Original blue pictorial boards. Octavo. First German edition. Together with: ANDERSEN, H. C. NEUE MÄHRCHEN. Zweiter Band. Aus dem Dänischen von H. Zeise. Mit 6 Bildern von Otto Speckter. Hamburg, Verlag von Robert Kittler. 1846. Illustrated with six tinted lithographs. Original printed boards. Octavo. First German edition.Volume one has some slight wear to binding with some loss of the blue paper, and some light water-staining at the start of the text. Else a handsome set, rarely found in the original boards. Both volumes contained in a folding morocco-backed gilt box. The first publication in Germany of Andersen's famous fairy tales, containing, among others, The Nightingale, The Red Shoes, The Tin Soldier, The Snow Queen; The Wild Swans.

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        DESCRIZIONE STORICA DEGLI ORDINI CAVALLERESCHI.

      Fontana 1846 n-8 gr. (mm. 260x170), 2 voll., mz. pelle mod., fregi e tit. oro al dorso, pp. (4),337; 425. Il 2° vol. contiene anche un "Supplemento? e gli ?Ordini estinti". L'opera è illustrata da 94 (su 97) bellissime tavv. f.t., tutte colorate a mano, di cui 15 raffigur. personaggi in abiti da cerimonia e 79 sono relative a medaglie e decorazioni. Nel ns. esempl. figurao 2 tavv. non indicate in indice e 1 tav. (la XLI nel 1° vol.) doppia. Celebre opera che raccoglie notizie storiche e leggende riguardanti i principali Ordini cavallereschi d'Europa. "Edizione originale". Cfr. Colas,I,622. Solo qualche lieve fiorit.; fori di tarlo al marg. interno su ca. 15 cc. del vol. I, altrim. ben conservato.

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        CALENDARIO GENERALE PE' REGII STATI COMPILATO D'ORDINE E CON PRIVILEGIO DI S.M. - ANNO XXIII- 1846

      TORINO, STAMPERIA SOCIALE DEGLI ARTISTI TIPOGRAFI, 1846Esemplare in ottime condizioni Eelegante legatura d'epoca in piena pelle alle armi sabaude ITALIANO Bella legatura d'epoca in piena pelle verde smeraldo; ai piatti: filetti, elegante bordura e stemma sabaudo  circondato  dal Collare dell'Annunziata e  sormontato da corona  reale; al dorso, titolo e data all'interno di elaborato fregio in oro; tagli dorati; dentelle interne, sguardie marmorizzate; al contropiatto anteriore, ex-libris della Biblioteca di V. Rochstol. XVI pagine numerate, comprese 1 carta bianca, il frontespizio con titolo e stemma sabaudo silografato e calendario con due mesi per facciata con segni zodiacali impressi a silografia in testa alle pagine; 725 pagine numerate; 1 carta non numerata per le correzioni; 1 carta bianca; a pagina 702, 1 tavola fuori testo più volte ripiegata, impressa a litografata raffigurante una grande carta geografica dell'italia ripresa fino al salernitano, titolata: CARTA DIMOSTRATIVA DELLE STRADE  FERRATE IN ITALIA GIA' COSTRUTTE ED IN ESERCIZIO...TORINO, 1845. Il Calendario Generale venne   pubblicato tra il 1824 e il 1881, lo studioso  Manno cita “ampliò d'assai l'antico Palmaverde e diede, per qualche tempo, notevoli appendici storiche o statistiche”. Utile repertorio che offre una vasta visione dell'entità e del funzionamento dei vari settori amministrativi del Regno Sardo-Piemontese, impreziosito dalla grande carta geografica ripiegata sulle ferrovie italiane del tempo. Esemplare in ottime condizioni conservative in elegante legatura alle armi.

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        Liber Jesod Olam seu Fundamentum Mundi seu opus astronomicum celeberrimum. Auctore R. Isaac Israeli, Hispano. Ex codice denuo ediderunt, textum emendarunt, notas adjecerunt, nec non versionem epitomariam vernaculam addendam curaverunt B. Goldberg & L. Ro

      Berolini: Sumtibus Editorum,, 1846-1848,. 2 volumes bound as one, small quarto; [Sectio prior - 1848] [12] (beginning with Latin title), xxvi (notes in German), xxxviii (also in German) pp., 60 leaves of Hebrew text with figures; [Sectio altera -1846] [6] (beginning with Latin title), xi (notes in German), [1] pp., 48 leaves of Hebrew text, 42 pp. (tables), 4 plates; minor library markings including small perforation on first title, portions of text age toned, one plate has small chip in margin with no loss, needs rebacking or rebinding. Photos available upon request.

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        Map of the City of New York

      Homans & Ellis, 1846. Map. Engraving. Image measures 12.5" x 10.5". This finely drawn map of Manhattan depicts "New York as it was in 1846," and covers up to 21st St. on the west side and 34th St. on the east side. It also includes small sections of Brooklyn Heights and Williamsburg. The map is meticulously rendered with street names and piers numbered and labeled. Evidence of early Dutch settlement is still apparent in many of the names. Parks, ferry lines, selected public buildings, and other points of interest such as Castle Garden are also indicated. A key in the lower right labels public buildings in Brooklyn and lists the current population at 59,500. This map was published in Edward Ruggles's "Picture of New York" in 1846, designed, as per its title page, as a "guide to citizens and strangers." The map is in good condition with no tears or hole. Original folds as issued. Overall staining. Right margin is cut from where the map was tipped into the accompanying volume. David H. Burr (1803-1875) served as Topographer to the United States Post Office and Geographer to the House of Representatives and was widely known for his accuracy and attention to detail. Burr was one of the first cartographers to map each of the United States individually. This detailed map is a fine document of New York City's growth in the mid-19th century.

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        Anecdotes of Dogs

      hardcover. 20 fine full page steel engravings (occasional foxing) and numerous woodcut illustrations throughout the text. Tall 8vo, rebound in 1/2 polished cordovan calf, leather label, marbled boards. London: Richard Bentley, 1846. A very good(+) copy.

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        HERALDIC VISITATIONS OF WALES

      Published by William Rees, 1846. 1st edition.. Hardback. Good. Good condition with no wrapper. Very large format. 14.5 x 11 inches. Two volumes. Gilt titles to spines. Numerous b/w illustrations. Lithograph of drinking horn as frontis to Vol I. B/w frontis to Vol II. List of subscribers in Vol I. Pagination: Vol I xxxii + 340 pages; Vol II 370 pages. Inscriptions in ink to front endpapers. Corners bumed and worn. Top and tail of spines bumped and rubbed. Covers slightly scuffed. Contents very good. [S]

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        Narrative of a Four Months' Residence Among the Natives of a Valley of The Marquesas Islands; or, a Peep at Polynesian Life

      London: John Murray, 1846. First edition, Second issue. . Hardcover. 285; 16pp. Original red cloth with embossed design; gilt title to the spine. Good condition. Some wear and rubbing; corners slightly exposed. Text block has become detached from binding. Light foxing internally; else very good. Herman Melville's first book.

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        The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

      Edward Moxon, London 1846 - Beautiful set of Wordsworth's poems, warmly inscribed in Volume I. The collection is organized thematically, and includes "Tintern Abbey," "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud," "The World Is Too Much With Us," and "Ode: Intimations of Immortality": "What though the radiance which was once so bright / Be now forever taken from my sight, / Though nothing can bring back the hour / Of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower; / We will grieve not, rather find / Strength in what remains behind." Wordsworth has inscribed the first volume: "To Louisa Susan Ricarda Fenwick from her affectionate Friend William Wordsworth, Bath, March 23rd 1847." Louisa's aunt, Isabella Fenwick, was one of Wordsworth's most cherished friends: she is best remembered today for her efforts, in 1843, to record Wordsworth's observations on his most famous poems. The 180-page manuscript known as the Fenwick Notes, now housed in the Wordsworth Library at Grasmere, remains a crucial source for scholars of English Romanticism. Isabella's niece Louisa Fenwick was a close member of Wordsworth's circle as well; Wordsworth stayed in Bath with Isabella and Louisa for six weeks in the spring of 1847, when he inscribed this set to his young hostess. A near-fine set with a compelling literary association, handsomely bound by Hayday. Seven octavo volumes, full polished calf gilt, raised bands, red and green spine labels, marbled edges and endpapers. Portrait frontispiece to Volume I; Volumes I, II and V expertly rebacked with the original spines laid down. Lightest rubbing and toning to bindings. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Jugendspiele zur Erholung und Erheiterung.

      Knabenspiele. Mit zehn illuminirten Kupfern. Tilsit, H. Post, (1846). 8:o. Handkolorerad litograferad front,X,(1,1 blank),95,(1) s. & 9 handkolorerade litograferade plr. Gult originalpappbd med tryck på främre pärmen. Bandet lite solkigt och ryggen med en liten lagad skada överst. Några lite lagerfläckiga blad. Med Gustaf Berndtssons exlibris.. Med ett företal av den anonyme författaren daterad i Königsberg i oktober 1846. Sammanlagt 22 olika pojklekar beskrivs i texten och är illustrerade med tio fina handkolorerade planscher. En fristående del II med "Mädschenspiele" utkom samma år

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        VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY AND RESEARCH WITHIN THE ARCTIC REGIONS, From the Year 1818 to the Present Time; Under the Command of the Several Naval Officers Employed by Sea and Land in Search of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific;

      London: John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1846. Pp. [xiv], 530. Large folding map of the Arctic Regions plus chart of Simpson's Strait, portrait frontispiece. Gilt-framed full calf binding, gilt-panelled spine with two leather spine labels in maroon and green, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers. Lacking the 16 page adverts, otherwise interior fine, bright and crisp. Covers square with a light bit of rubbing. Overall, a very good, copy, handsome on the shelf. "A sequel to the 1818 edition of 'A Chronological History of Voyages into the Arctic Regions ...". Contains a detailed account of the principal British expeditions into the North American Arctic, from Sir John Ross in 1818 to those of Sir George Back and Sir George Simpson in 1836-39." - Hill 73; (See our entry for the 1818 edition mentioned above.). First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +.. Octavo.

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        Narrative of a Mission to Bokhara, in the Years 1843-1845, to ascertain the Fate of Colonel Stoddart and Captain Conolly [...]

      London: Published for the Author by John W. Parker, 1846. Fourth edition. 8vo. pp. xxvii, [i], 515, [i] + portrait frontis. Modern quarter calf over marbled boards. Effusive full-page inscription on half title to John Browne (of Chiseldon House, Wiltshire), with blessings in English, Arabic and Hebrew, possibly written on separate occasions as the first is addressed to John Browne Esq and the second (in a slightly freer hand, after dinner?) is addressed to ‘my [or Mrs?] John Browne’ and dated 1 May 1847; it’s entirely possible that Wolff gallantly offered to add a further inscription to Brown’s wife. Stoddart, a soldier rather than a diplomat, was sent to Bokhara in 1838 - chiefly to curtail any Russian influence. His imprisonment seems to have arisen from a series of gaffes and the Emir’s natural suspicion of foreign ‘spies’. Conolly, who was well versed in the ways of central Asian diplomacy (and is credited with coining the phrase ‘the great game’) attempted to negotiate his release but instead shared Stoddart’s fate. They were executed when British prestige plumbed new depths in the aftermath of the First Afghan War. News reached Britain by way of one of Conolly’s Persian servants, but Wolff volunteered to journey to Bokhara himself to confirm thir fate. Peter Hopkirk (‘The Great Game’) describes him as “a brave but highly eccentric clergyman” and recounts how he “was lucky to escape with his own life, only doing so, it is said, because his bizarre appearance in full canonicals, made the unpredictable Emir ‘shake with uncontrollable laughter’”.

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        MOSSES FROM AN OLD MANSE

      New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1846. 2 volumes bound into one. First edition of each book, bound into the first issue original cloth binding, intermediate state of each printing with “R. Craighead’s Power Press” not present. BAL states that copies bound into the original cloth bindings were always of mixed printing states. With a colored frontispiece and vignette titlepage. 8vo, publisher’s original pale blue blindstamped cloth, the spine lettered in gilt. The book now housed in a fine half green morocco foldover clamshell case lettered in gilt between raised bands of the spine. [i-vi], [1]-207; [i-vi], [1]-211 pp. A well preserved copy with the textblock in very nice condition. One signature loose, the original spine panel re-laid onto new backing. FIRST EDITION IN THE ORIGINAL CLOTH OF THIS EARLY AND QUITE SCARE HAWTHORNE TITLE. Hawthorne spent three years in the Old Manse in Concord.

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        Paris à table.

      Hetzel 1846 - Petit in-8 carré ( 205 X 140 mm ) de 184 et IV pages, demi-maroquin à coins, chocolat à la bradel, dos lisse avec date en queue, tête dorée, couvertures conservées ( Reliure signée de CARAYON ). Vignettes par BERTALL. Edition originale ( Bitting 60. - Simon BG 252. - Vicaire 115. ) Table des sommaires: Le Diner de Paris - Histoire d'un Diner jusqu'à nos Jours - L'Epoque actuelle - Variétés du Diner - Des Gens qui ne dinent pas - Le Déjeuner - Luncheon - Le Souper - Les Restaurants de Paris - Excentricités. Eugène Briffault, proche de Balzac, mourut fou à Charenton en 1854 ( Carteret III, 107 ). Rousseurs sur le faux-titre, signature proprement grattée sur la page de titre sinon bel exemplaire parfaitement relié par un maître. vins cuisine gastronomie [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Interesting Memoirs and Documents Relating to American Slavery and the Glorious Struggle Now Making for Complete Emancipation

      London; Chapman Brothers. , 1846. The True 1st Edition. Physical desc. : 296 p. ; 22 cm. Intended by the publisher as the first in a 'Library' of political and literary importance for discerning readers. Subject: Slaves - United States - Social conditions. The Clarke Family Narrative - Witness accounts - Jonathan Walker's Trial - etc. Very good copy in the original blind-blocked, fine-ribbed cloth. Minor nick to the spine crown with the usual dust-dulling to the bands and panel edges. Remains an uncommonly well-preserved example of a scarce and seminal title

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        Recherches sur le mouvement d'Uranus

      1846 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. In: Comptes Rendus Acad. Sci. Fr. 22, June 1846, pp. 907-918. 4to. ---- <br><br> Sparrow, Milestones of Science 132. - In 1845 the astronomer and physicist Francois Arago encouraged Le Verrier to examine observed anomalies in the movements of the known planet Uranus. Le Verrier began by establishing a precise theory of Uranus which he demonstrated in his memoir "Recherches sur les Mouvements d&#39;Uranus" published in Volume 22, number 22. He showed that the discrepancies in the orbit of Uranus could not be explained by the gravitational effects of the Sun, Jupiter or Saturn, but were in fact caused by the presence of an as yet unknown planet within its orbit..

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        The Analysis of the Hunting Field; being a Series of Sketches of the Principal Characters that Compose One

      London: Ackermann, 1846. First. hardcover. near fine. Alken, Henry; Cook.. 6 hand colored plates plus colored vignette title by H(enry) Alken. 43 wood engraved text illustrations by Cook. Tall 8vo, full crimson morocco, elaborately decorated front and back in gilt with images of hounds, foxes and stylized foliage, red silk doublures, g.t. & gilt dentelles by Riviere; original red cloth cover & spine bound in; 4 pages of ads First issue, with plates dated November 1846; 2 armorial bookplates

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        LETTER FROM THE HON. JOHN Q. ADAMS, TO THE BANGOR COMMITTEE, ON THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY IN THE WEST INDIES.

      [Chicago. ca. 1846]. - pp.[89]-96. Disbound. Light soiling and wear. Good. A scarce printed letter from John Quincy Adams to the anti-slavery committee in Bangor, dated July 4, 1843, followed by a report from the Monroe, New York, DEMOCRAT about Adams' recent journey through the state. In his letter to the Bangor committee, Adams declines an invitation to speak, citing poor health, but contributes a "strong blast at the institution of slavery" (Byrd). "The extinction of SLAVERY from the face of the earth," Adams writes, "is a problem, moral, political, religious, which at this moment rocks the foundations of human society throughout the regions of civilized man. It is, indeed, nothing more nor less than the consummation of the Christian religion" (p.[89]). The letter first appeared in a regular issue of THE LIBERTY TREE (probably the December 1843 issue, according to Byrd) and was most likely printed separately (but retaining original pagination) along with other important documents from the first volume of that publication approximately three years later. THE LIBERTY TREE was a monthly anti-slavery periodical edited and published in Chicago by Zebina Eastman from 1843 to circa 1846. OCLC lists five copies - at the University of Chicago, the Libraries of the Claremont Colleges, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Brown University, and Princeton. BYRD 1009.

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