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        LE MONDE TEL QU'IL SERA ..

      Paris: Edite par W. Coquebert, n.d. [1846].. Small quarto, pp. [1-4] 1-324, engraved illustrations by Bertall, O. Penguilly and St.-Germain, ten on inserted plates, numerous others in the text, original decorated cloth, front and rear panels stamped in blind and gold, spine panel stamped in gold, marbled endpapers. First edition. Versins calls this the first detailed forecast of the future (aside perhaps from Webb's THE MUMMY, 1827) to explore the malignant repercussions of advancing technology. With its extravagant and grotesque illustrations, it makes a fitting bookend to Robida's LA VINGTIEME SIECLE (1883), steam versus electricity, to bracket the first flowering of French dystopian literature, serving as a model, despite its faults, of all the futuristic nightmares that followed, even into the twentieth century (Versins, pp. 822-824). Souvestre projects Marthe and Maurice, his observers from the present day, into the year 3000 and sets them down in Tahiti, where scantily-clad people live in a machine-ridden age. Pipes dispense not only water in homes but fire, light and fresh air. An endless roll of newsprint displays the breaking news of the hour (sound like the Internet?). The very clouds are mined for water and electricity. Infants are handed over to steam-operated feeding machines before being classified by phrenologists and assigned a purpose in life corresponding to their physiognomy. They are then moved to greenhouses where the correct degree of heat ensures the maturation of their brains. All learning is based on the memorization of mnemonic devices. Criminals are either given very lenient or very severe treatment, the latter sent to solitary confinement until they have devolved into complete stupefaction. The technology of 3000 is dominated by steam (including steam-powered shoes) and balloons. Fanciful flying machines present some of the most charming images. Versins credits the little-known Charles Nodier's 1833 compositions, HURLUBLEU and LEVIATHAN-LE-LONG as influences on Souvestre. Versins, Encyclopédie de l'Utopie, des Voyages Extraordinaires, et de la Science Fiction, pp. 822-24. Cloth worn at edges, splits to cloth along outer joints repaired, considerable foxing throughout (regrettably common to this book), a sound, good copy. (#153226)

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        A Treatise on Field Fortification, Containing Instructions on the Methods of Laying out, Constructing, Defending and Attacking Intrenchments, with the General Outlines also of the Arrangement, the Attack and Defence of Permanent Fortifications

      New York: Wiley and Putnam. 1846. First. Second edition, revised and enlarged. 12mo. Publisher's cloth gilt. 168pp. 12 folding plates. Modest loss to the cloth at the spine, some pencil notes, foxing throughout, a well-used, good copy. Ownership signature of W. Stokes Boyd, later mayor of Jacksonville, Florida; as well as an inscription presenting the book to him: "Lieut. Boyd, U.S. Marines from his friend Lieut. Hendershott[?] U.S. Army, San Diego, Cal. 10th Nov. 1851[?]." A relatively scarce title with a pleasing western presentation. .

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        Decorative Kunstschätze. Eine Sammlung von ausgewählten kunstgewerblichen Arbeiten berühmter Meister. 100 chromolithografischen Farbendruck Tafeln für Buchbindereien, Plattengraveure, Albumfabrikanten, Cartonagen und Lederwaren-Arbeiter, Gold- Silber- Bronceguss- und Metallarbeiter, Holzbildhauer, Elfenbeinschnitzer, Schilder- und Zimmermaler, Porzellan- Majolika- und Thonwaaren-Fabrikanten etc. etc.

      85 (von 100) Chromolithographischen Farbendrucktafeln in 7 Heften, 8, rote O Ln Flügelmappe Ordentliches Exemplar. Josef Halfer (1846-1916) war ein Budapester Buchbinder. Seine jahrelangen Experimente und neu gewonnenen Erkenntnisse faßte er in diesem grundlegenden Werk zusammen, das maßgeblich für die Rennaissance der Marmorierkunst in Deutschland und Europa verantwortlich war. Es wurde in zahlreiche Sprachen übersetzt und bildete jahrelang, eigentlich bis in die heutige Zeit, die Grundlage zahlreicher weiterer Publikationen (Boeck, Adam, Kersten, Hauptmann, Weisse etc.). Halfer was a Budapest bookbinder who studied the chemistry of marbling, paying particular attention to the materials from which the colors and size could be produced. [Dekorative Kunstschätze]

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        Trade and Travel in the Far East;: or Recollections of Twenty-one Years passed in Java, Singapore, Australia, and China.

      London Madden and Malcolm 1846 - A traders account of his life and travels throughout Southeast Asia interspersed with a more serious view of the extension of British commerce in the region. Includes chapters on Singapore, Java, and a new settlement on the western coast of Borneo, together with an appendix, "Memorandum on Borneo". A very good copy in original cloth. Tail of spine rubbed, pinhole to gutter.

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        Coloured Illustrations of the Eggs of British Birds

      London: Van Voorst, 1846. xvi, 223, (1); (4), 225-470, 137 fine hand-col plates. . HB. 2 vols, 8vo, cont. calf, gilt + blind ruled borders, gilt rules, raised bands + leather title-pieces to spines, gilt tooled inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, aeg. Spines rubbed and scuffed. Foxing to endpapers + half-titles; text and plates clean. A very attractive set.. 2nd edition. Plates are numbered I-CXXXI, XII*, XXV*, LXXVIII*, CI*, CXX*. An additional plate is called for by Nissen (XXXVII*), but is not present in this copy[Nissen IVB 442].

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        THE CHEROKEE MESSENGER, VOL. I [Nos. 1-12] [caption title]

      [Breadtown], Indian Territory: Baptist Mission Press, 1846. 192pp., with one original front wrapper tipped in. Contemporary half cloth and marbled boards, chipped paper spine label. Boards slightly rubbed, moderate edge and corner wear. Contemporary manuscript gift inscription and table of contents on front free endpaper, later bookplate on front pastedown. Very good. A very rare complete run of the first series of "Oklahoma's earliest periodical" - Hargrett. The Baptist Mission Press was established in 1843 at Breadtown, near present-day Westville, and utilized the second printing press brought to Cherokee Nation in the Indian Territory. The Mission was founded in 1839 by Evan Jones, a Welsh Baptist proselytizer and abolitionist, who also edited this publication. The printing press was acquired in July 1843, and a set of Cherokee type in December of the same year, thus making this periodical one of the earliest products of the press. The press completed twelve issues of the MESSENGER between August, 1844, and May, 1846, all present here. The magazine was partially revived in 1858 and 1859 by Jones' son, but only another two or three issues were ever produced. The preponderance of content is printed in Cherokee, with mastheads, article titles, and a few of the articles themselves in English. These articles include lessons on Cherokee grammar, missionary obituaries, and reports from local temperance societies. The articles in Cherokee consist principally of religious lessons and long translations of Bible passages. The two illustrations in the text relate to articles about actual Indians, one depicting a Hindu temple and another an elephant. This copy was given by the American consul at Leipzig, John T. Flugel to noted German linguist Hans Conon von der Gabelentz, who later published his own Cherokee grammar. Only one other complete run has appeared on the market in the past century, purchased by this firm for the American Antiquarian Society at the Siebert Sale in 1999. "Excessively rare" - Gilcrease-Hargrett. AYER, CHEROKEE 38. GILCREASE-HARGRETT, p.41. HARGRETT 67n. NORMAN, pp.29-32. PILLING, IROQUOIAN, p.40. SABIN 12446. SIEBERT SALE 1008.

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        Wreck of the Glide, With an Account of Life and Manners at the Fiji Islands

      Boston: William D. Ticknor & Co., 1846. 12mo. (4) 12-122 pp. b/w ills in text. “The Glide sailed from Salem in 1829. She was called a whaler, but when she reached the Fijis was apparently after beche de mer. The ship was caught in a hurricane... and was driven ashore, where the natives treated the crew quite well.” —Huntress. The book is highly descriptive of Pacific Islands and islanders, including, Fiji, Wallis and the Hawaiian islands. Some mention of English and American whalers. Huntress 345C, Forbes 1616. Hill 1259. Judd p. 137. This first edition is scarcer than the second edition, which was published in 1848. Bound in original paper covered boards. Backstrip renewed, with new spine label. Text clean.

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        Coloured Illustrations of the Eggs of British Birds

      Van Voorst, London 1846 - xvi, 223, (1); (4), 225-470, 137 fine hand-col plates. . HB. 2 vols, 8vo, cont. calf, gilt + blind ruled borders, gilt rules, raised bands + leather title-pieces to spines, gilt tooled inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, aeg. Spines rubbed and scuffed. Foxing to endpapers + half-titles; text and plates clean. A very attractive set. 2nd edition. Plates are numbered I-CXXXI, XII*, XXV*, LXXVIII*, CI*, CXX*. An additional plate is called for by Nissen (XXXVII*), but is not present in this copy[Nissen IVB 442]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ALS, 2pp., 8vo to R. Hutton re mistakes on a chess board London Dec. 23", 1846

      London, 1846. Roget, Peter Mark (1779-1869). A.L.s. to R. Hutton. [London], Dec. 23, 1846. 2pp. 180 x 117 mm. Small tear in lower margin, traces of mounting on verso. Roget, the author of Roget's Thesaurus, was also a chess buff who "was fond of exercising his ingenuity in the construction and solution of chess problems . . . To assist persons interested in chess, he contrived and published in 1845 a pocket chessboard, called the 'Economic Chessboard'" (DNB). The present letter concerns a defective copy of the "Chess Board," about which Roget's correspondent had written to complain. Roget responded thatI am much obliged to you for having sent me notice of the mistake in the Chess Board: & have only waited to acknowledge your letter, till I could speak to Longmans on the subject, which I was not able to do till yesterday. They, as well as myself, are quite at a loss to account for the mistake, for as the sheets are all printed off from the same block, & can only be folded in one way, I cannot comprehend how it is possible for the squares to have been reversed. I should, therefore, be much obliged if you would send me the one that is faulty, not only in order that you may be furnished with a correct one instead of it, but also that I may be enabled to trace with whom the fault lies & prevent any future recurrence of it, which would the possibility of which I am anxious to prevent, as it would be extremely detrimental to the sale.

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        The ancient Coptic version of the book of Job the just. Translated into English, and edited, by Henry Tattam

      William Straker, London 1846 - First edition, 8vo, pp. [4], ii, [1], 182, [1]; light to moderate foxing to prelims and terminals, otherwise a near fine, handsome copy in recent full black moirÈ cloth, spine ruled in gilt with green morocco label lettered in gilt, all edges marbled. Tattam (1789-1868), a Coptic scholar and cleric (Rector of St. Cuthbert's, Bedford, and Archdeacon of Bedford), preceded this work with A Compendious Grammar of the Egyptian Language (London, 1830) and a Coptic-Latin dictionary (London, 1835). For his translation of Job, Tattam consulted "an ancient [manuscript] in the Patriarch's library in Cairo," and "afterwards collated it" with two other early Coptic manuscripts held privately (p. [1]). The first printed appearance of the Book of Job in Coptic. Darlow and Moule, 3100: "Coptic text with literal English rendering, on opposite pages." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Esame teoretico pratico sulla Omiopatia

      Napoli, dalla Tipografia Tramater 1846 - BIGEL Gerard Joseph Marie. Esame teoretico pratico sulla Omiopatia del Dottor Bigel. Traduzione dal francese fatta sull'edizione di Varsavia da Nicolò Vincenzo Laraja. Napoli, dalla Tipografia Tramater, 1846. In 8vo; pp.XVIII, 380. Firma autografa del traduttore. Fior. Mezza pelle coeva, titolo e fregi in oro al dorso. Dall'introduzione: "Fra i tanti assennati, che l'han fatto le migliori accoglienze, ed i maggiori ossequi va annoverato il rinomato Dott. Bigel di nazione francese. Costui è quegli che con questa sua opera, e con altre di egual merito ha saputo così ben esporre la nuova dottrina medica di Hahnemann (fondatore della Omiopatia), illustrarla con fatti incontrastabili, con saggi ragionamenti dimostrare la ragionevolezza dei suoi principi fondamentali, e della pratica al letto dell'infermo, che ne fa toccare con mani la verità, la chiarezza, l'utilità, la facilità, non risparmiando studi, e sperimenti. Può chiamarsi l'apologista per eccellenza dell'omiopatia, imparziale, giusto, eloquente più che ogni altro. Il traduttore colla versione ha inteso di secondare gli umani disegni di Hahnemann, le benefiche mire di Bigel, lo zelo pietoso della lunga classe dei proseliti omiopatici, affinchè non rimanga mezzo, e via, a diffondere in tutti, e da per tutto il salutare metodo curativo, l'Anemanniano favore". Il dottor Gerard Joseph Marie Bigel (1764-1832) nato in Francia, studiò presso l'École de Médecine di Strasburgo, venne a conoscenza e adottò il nuovo metodo curativo durante un viaggio in Germania al seguito del Granduca Costantino di Russia. Successivamente praticò l'omeopatia a San Pietroburgo e a Varsavia dove nel 1827 pubblicò per la prima volta un'opera in tre volumi in francese sulle teorie e i metodi del dottor Hahnemann. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MOSSES FROM AN OLD MANSE

      New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1846.. 12mo, two volumes: pp. [1-6] [1] 2-207 [208: blank]; [1-6] [1] 2-211 [212: blank], half title leaves present, contemporary mid-nineteenth century three-quarter black calf and green and black marbled boards, spine panel lettered and ruled in gold. First edition, first printings of both volumes. An early rebind (without the original wrappers) of first printing sheets with Smith and Craighead imprints present on both copyright pages and page [212] of volume two blank (in later printings page [212] is used as the title page for a publisher's catalogue). The second of Hawthorne's three major collections of short fiction published in his lifetime, and the best and most important of the three. Includes a number of classics, "The Birth-Mark," "Young Goodman Brown," "Rappaccini's Daughter" and "The Artist of the Beautiful." The other fantasy stories are "A Select Party," "Mrs. Bullfrog," "The Hall of Fantasy," "The Celestial Railroad," "The New Adam and Eve," "Egotism; or the Bosom Friend," "The Christmas Banquet," "Roger Malvin's Burial," "P.'s Correspondence," "Earth's Holocaust," and "A Virtuoso's Collection." "P.'s Correspondence," appears to be the first American alternate history story. "The darkness of his vision of the human psyche gives to almost everything he wrote, even works which were not supernatural fiction or fantasy, a sense that its protagonists are acting in obedience to the Gothic manipulations of the dead but shaping past, that they can never simply flourish in the here and now. It is in something like this sense that so much of his work seems to have been treated as allegory: his characters are so in bondage to the stories they have been appointed to undergo that they seem to 'stand' in an allegorical relationship to symbolic events, rather than to live them ... In the end, the Hawthorne romance of predetermination casts a long shadow over the American Dream, telling us that we must both dream very hard and surrender absolutely." - Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), p. 457. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 1-16; 1-17; 1-18; and 1-19; (1981) 1-96; and (2004) II-505. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 2-79. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-39. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 777. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1070. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 551. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 196-99. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature III, pp. 1536-43. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 2035-40. Bleiler (1978), p. 96. Reginald 06958. Wright (I) 1143. BAL 7598. Clark A15.1.a. Private owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down. Binding extremities rubbed, but overall quite presentable, some scattered foxing and old damp stains to text blocks, latter mostly to lower right corners, but internally very good and generally clean. Overall, a fairly nice copy. A seminal work of early American fantastic literature by one of the two (the other was Poe) founding fathers of modern American imaginative fiction. (#148857)

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        Life of the Amir Dost Mohammed Khan of Kabul:

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

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        Allgemeine Bauzeitung mit Abbildungen. Elfter Jahrgang 1846

      L. Försters artisti. Anstalt 1846 L. Försters artistische Anstalt, Wien, 1845. 395 S., Halbleder (Stempel auf Titel/etwas berieben und bestossen/Rücken eingerissen/ohne Atlasband) - Angebunden: Literatur- und Anzeigeblatt für das Baufach, Band III, 120 Seiten/Ephemeriden. Beilage zur Allgemeinen Bauzeitung, Nr. 1, 136 Seiten - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Architektur

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        Anfangsgründe der mechanischen Wissenschaften in nächster Beziehung und Anwendung auf technische Gewerbe. 2. verm. u. ganz umgearb. Auflage.

      Wien, J. G. Heubner, 1846. - Mit Kapitel wie „Allgemeine Gesetze der Bewegung", „Der Hebel selbst", „Das Wellrad", „Die Schraube", „Der Kraftmesser", „Flaschenzüge", „Krahn und Artillerie-Hebzeuge", „Die Artesischen Brunnen", „Gesetze der Bewegung der flüssigen Körper oder von der Hydraulik", „Vom Laufe der Flüsse", „Von den Pumpwerken", „Anwendung von Wasserkräften auf den Transport des Holzes", „Wirkung des Wassers als Dampf", „Berechnung der Wirkung einer Dampfmaschine nach Pferdekraft", „Locomotiv-Maschinen [.]", „Die Bretsäge", „Bestimmung des Druckes bey Brücken (Spreng- und Hängwerken)" usw. - Umschlag leicht fleckig. Der unbeschnittene Buchblock etw. bestoßen. Tlw. min. stockfleckig. - Nicht bei Engelmann, Bibl. mech.-tech. ge Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 Gr.-8°. Mit 10 gefalt. Kupfertafeln. XIV, 335 (1) S., Interims-Kart. d. Zt. m. handschriftl. Rückenschild. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gotha. - Schloss Friedenstein. - "The Palace of Friedenstein Gotha".

      London Hogarth 1846 - Historische Ortsansicht. Getönte Lithografie, 1846., nach Douglas Morison. 29,7 x 43,6 cm (Darstellung) / 36,8 x 54,2 cm (Blatt). Aus: Douglas Morison, Views of the Ducal Palaces and Hunting Seats of Saxe Coburg and Gotha (London: Hogarth 1846). - Unterhalb der Darstellung englisch betitelt, links "Douglas Morison 1845", rechts "Hullmandel & Walton Lithographers". - Das Blatt zeigt die von 1643 bis 1654 erbaute frühbarocke Schlossanlage Friedenstein von Süden. Das nach Plänen des Architekten Caspar Vogel von dem Baumeister Andreas Rudolph errichtete Ensemble befindet sich an Stelle der 1567 geschleiften Burg Grimmenstein. - Blatt leicht stockfleckig. Insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Douglas Morison (1810 Tottenham - um 1846). Englischer Aquarellmaler und Lithograf. Veröffentlichte 1842 "Views in Haddon Hall" (25 Lithografien), 1846 "Views of the Ducal Palaces and Hunting Seats of Saxe Coburg and Gotha" (20 Blätter). Sprache: Deutsch

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        Illustrirte Zeitung 1846 VI. Band Nr. 131- 156 3. Januar - 27. Juni 1846.*

      mit zahlr. SW-Abb. in Holzschnitt- bzw.Holzstich-Technik / vollst.kollationiert - alle Blaetter vorhanden inklusive Werbung - siehe Anmerkung** Zustand: Rücken angeplatzt / Einband stark beschabt/bestossen / Block tls. stock- oder braunfleckig / wenige Text-Anstreichungen mit blau od. rot / S. 409/410 hablseitig qürgerissen *Woechentliche Nachrichten ueber alle Ereignisse Zustaende und Persoenlichkeiten der Gegenwart ueber Tagesgeschichte oeffentliches und gesellschaftliches Leben Wissenschaft und Kunst Musik Theater und Moden: ____________ Die Zeitschrift erschien woechentlich. Der Jahrgang begann im Juli so dass sich ein kompletter Jahrgang vom Anfang Juli bis zum Ende Juni des Folgejahres erstreckte_________ **In der Paginierung fehlen die Seiten 225-229 (vier Seiten) jedoch sind alle Nummern vorhanden. Moeglicherweise enthielt die betreffende Nummer 144 eine sogenannte Ergaenzungsbeilage von 4 Seiten die nicht mit eingebunden wurde oder die Paginierung ist fehlerhaft. Ergaenzungsbeilagen sind uns bisher jedoch nur am Ende eines Halbjahrsganges bekannt. Inhalts-Verzeichnis als pdf in Fraktur gegen 10 Euro Vorkasse - Summe wird bei Kauf erstattet

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        Fine Binding- Florence Paget] Poems by Alfred Tennyson

      Edward Moxon, London 1846 - 12mo. Two volumes. Superbly bound by Florence Paget, noted bookbinder who was an early student of Douglas Cockerell, exhibiting at the A&CES Exhibition in 1899, and whom Sarah Prideaux looked upon favorably. Both volumes exquisitely bound in full green crushed morocco with attractive flowing Art Nouveau 3/4 inch border designs consisting of flowing fillet vine and tulip blooms, with an additional 16 open flowers at corners and sides on both covers, spine with five raised bands, six panels, two of which contain lettering, and four with similar gilt design motif as covers. Thick dentelles with gilt fillet borders and three open flowers and leaves at each corner. With Paget's signature pallet on rear dentelle: "F. P. 1907."All edges with single gilt fillet rule, and with six gilt rules on top/bottom edges of spine. Fine condition, both volumes. Quite a lovely example of Paget's understated but aesthetic design element. Her bindings are sought-after and quite rare.

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        Die beste Behandlung des Kindes bei der Geburt und von da bis zum Ende des ersten Zahnens.

      Reutlingen: Verlag von J.C. Mäcken Sohn 1846. Titelei, 121 Seiten. Schlichter Pappband der Zeit, Klein-Oktav, 17 x 10,5 cm. (leicht bestoßen, Einbanddeckel fleckig, innen etwas braunfleckig und fast durchgehende Bräunung im Rand, leicht eselsohrig, sonst innen sauber und im Ganzen ordentlich erhalten) Erste Ausgabe. Äußerst selten! Bei unserer online-Recherche konnten wir weltweit nur_ein Exemplar in der Württembergischen Landesbibliothek Stuttgart nachweisen. Carl Adolph Ludwig Koch (Westerhofen / Hannover 1804 - nach 1876) war Dr. med. und Dr. phil., ab 1836 Ortsarmenarzt in Laichingen / Württemberg und Besitzer der Laichinger Privat-Irrenanstalt. Koch richtet sich in seiner Schrift an die Eltern, gibt Anweisungen für die (damals übliche) Hausgeburt, zur \"Behandlung der scheintodten, neugebornen Kinder\", zum Stillen und zur Behandlung der Kinderkrankheiten. Im Teil über \"Schädliche Behandlung der Kinder\" wendet er sich gegen bis weit ins 20. Jahrhundert geübte Bräuche. Wir erfahren, daß auch damals Mütter ihre Kinder verhungern ließen und Koch äußert - nicht nur in Bezug auf die Hygiene - durchaus moderne Ansichten. - Vgl. Engelmann: Bibliotheca Medico-chirurgica et anatomico-physiologica, p. 305. Nicht bei Hirsch und Pagel, Waller und Wellcome. Keine Erwähnung bei Peiper: Chronik der Kinderheilkunde. Für die bibliographische Unterstützung danken wir unserem Kollegen Michael Eschmann! Versandkostenfreie Lieferung [Beautiful, Rare and Special;Schönes;Seltenes;Medizin;Gesundheitsratgeber;Paediatrie;Erziehung;Pädagogik;Bildung;Frühe;Geschichte der Medizin]

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        Tratado Completo de la Estraccion de Los Dientes, Muelas y Raigones, Y Modo de Limpiar la Dentadura, precedid de algunas observaciones sobre la odontalgia y otras no menos interesantes, para uso de los que se dediquen a la Cirugia Menor o Ministrante

      Madrid: Diaz, 1846. hardcover. very good(+). 7 engraved plates. 142pp., 16mo, later full maroon leather; lightly rubbed. Madrid: Diaz, (1846). A very good (+) copy.

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        The American Angler's Guide, Being a Compilation of Popular English Authors from Walton to the Present Time; Together with the Opinions and Practices of the Best American Anglers: Containing Every Variety of Mode Adapted in Ocean, River, Lake and Pond Fishing; the Necessary Tackle and Baits Required; Manner of Making Artifical Flies, & C

      New York: Burgess, Stringer & Co.. Very Good-; Corners just beginning to show else a bright attractive copy.. 1846. Second Edition. Hardcover. 24mo 5" - 6" tall; Publisher's embossed cloth, ornate gilt spine, angling scene in gilt on front board and in blind on rear, 224p., two plates of hooks, 5 pages of ads for John J. Brown & Co.'s Angler's Depot. **American Imprint 46-1135. Wetzel: "early, rare and important work on the methods and tackles used in taking both fresh and salt water fish. Henderson states that the 2nd edition is identical with the 1st edition. With C.E. Goodspeed's angling bookplate. .

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        A New Universal Atlas Containing Maps Of The Various Empires, Kingdoms, States And Republics Of The World With A Special Map Of Each Of The United States, Plans Of Cities & C... Includes Kansas And Texas Maps

      Philadelphia, , Pa,: Mitchell, S. Agustus. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1846. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Color maps; 1st ed, 1st issue. Folio, orig 3/4 roan & marbled bds, gilt-lettered roan cover label. Binding intact. Unsophisticated. Complete with engraved tp, 72 hand-colored maps & chart. Dampstain to front endpapers, light to occasionally moderate toning & dust smudging to tp & maps. About 1/3 of maps with old pencil annotations in margins - maps of New Hampshire & Vermont, New Jersey, Virginia, Illinois, Wisconsin, Ireland. With old relevant paper clippings or glue residue from such clipping at borders of these maps. Interesting maps of States, China, Russia, Persia, Turkey, Italy, Sicily and India. Depicts Indian, Oregon and Missouri Territories on N American map. Texas is now part of the United States but Mexico still extends up the Pacific coast to Oregon Territory. It includes an early map of Texas (as a state). Phillips 788, Rumsey 2623. ; 0 .

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        The Cricket on the Hearth.

      Bradbury & Evans, London 1846 - Illustrated with 14 engravings including frontispiece and title page. First Edition. 8vo. [170 x 108 x 15 mm]. [viii], 174, plus [2] pp. of advertisements. Bound in publisher's red cloth, blocked and lettered in gilt to the front cover and spine, with glazed yellow endleaves and gilt edges. This is the third Christmas book by Dickens and is thought to be the second most significant after A Christmas Carol. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Dugdale's Monasticon Anglicanum: A History of the Abbies and Other Monasteries, Hospitals, Frieries, and Cathedral and Collegiate Churches, with their Dependencies, in England and Wales, etc. Complete

      James Bohn, London, 1846. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Full title:Monasticon Anglicanum: A History of the Abbies and Other Monasteries, Hospitals, Frieries, and Cathedral and Collegiate Churches, with their Dependencies, in England and Wales; also of all such Scotch, Irish, and French Monasteries, as were in any manner connected with Religious Houses in England. Together with a particular account of their respective Foundations, Grants, and Donations, and a Full Statement of their Possessions, as well Temporal as Spiritual. Originally published in Latin. Complete set contains Volumes I-V and Volume VI in 3 parts, in 8 separate bindings. Each entry comprises a description in English followed by transcriptions of original charters, etc. Text in two columns. Volume I: Modern rebinding. Brown half-leather. Light wear at spine-ends. New end-papers. No half-title page. Strengthening of binding to double plates. Text pages are clean and free from foxing. Light foxing at edges of most plates, some have more extensive foxing. Gilt upper text-block edge. Volumes II - VI: Brown half-leather. Wear on corners and spine-ends. Rubbed raised bands on spine. Text pages are clean and free from foxing. Light foxing at edges of most plates, some have more extensive foxing. Extensive foxing to half-title pages. Gilt upper text-block edges. Volume II: Leather cracked on part of front joint but covers are firmly attached. Sound inner binding. Volume III: Loss at lower spine-end. Leather cracked on part of front joint but covers are firmly attached. Sound inner binding. Volume IV: Small area of loss at upper spine-end. Front cover detached. Sound inner binding. Volume V: Full length split in leather on front joint but cover still attached. Sound inner binding. Volume VI, Part I: Both covers detached. Final page and rear end-paper attached to rear cover. Sound inner binding. Volume VI, Part II: Sound binding. Volume VI, Part III: Small tear in cloth on rear cover. Volume I contains a full list of plates and all plates have been checked and are present. Many are folded double plates. The Benedictine Nun plate is in Volume I. Volume VI Part III contains a comprehensive alphabetical index. Plates are: Volume I - William Dugdale (frontis); Vignette title-page; Tree of the Benedictine Order; Benedictine Monk; Glastonbury (4); Canterbury (7); Rochester (3); Winchester (4); Durham (3); Malmesbury (3); Westminster (4); Sherborne (1); Peterborough (4); Whitby (2); Benedictine Nun (1); Ely (4); Gloucester (4); Worcester (3); Seals of Benedictine Monasteries (8). Volume II - Evesham (1); Tewkesbury (3); Croyland (1); Oxford (3); St Alban's (3); Bath (3); Wells (5); Chester (2); Pershore; Benedictine Nun (included in vol I) Tavistock; Rumsey; Exeter (3); Thorney; Seals (8). Volume III - St Benet of Hulme (Vignette); St Edmund's Bury; St Mary, Coventry (Vignette); Battle; Tynemouth; Wymondham; Binham; Malling; Great Malvern; Selby; Shrewsbury; St Mary's Abbey York; St Bee; Seals(4). Volume IV - Norwich (2); Leominster; Finchale; St John's Abbey Colchester; Boxgrave; Lindisfarne; Seals (6). Volume V - Cluniac Monk; Castleacre; Wenlock; Dudley; Cistercian Monk; Furness; Tintern; Rivaux; Fountains; Calder; Byland; Buildwas; Kirkstall (2); Holm Cultran; Tiltey; Beaulieu; Netley. Volume VI Part I - Carthusian Monk; Canon Regular of St Augustine; Waltham Abbey (2); Walsingham; St Botolph's Priory Colchester; Haghmon; Lanthony Gloucestershire; Carlisle; St Mary Overy or St Saviour's, Southwark; Cirencester; Hexham; Bolton; Kirkham; Lanercost; Dunstable; Giseburne (2); Bridllington; St Bartholomew's London; Christ Church Hants; Chiche or St Osith's; Brinkburn; Thornham; Bristol (3); Bourn; Butley, Suffolk; Cartmel; Leicester, Abbey of St Mary; Newstead Abbey; Burnham, Bucks; Ulverscroft, Leics; Lanthony Monmouthshire; Canon of St John Baptist at Coventry (in Part II). Volume VI Part I I - Hospital of St Cross near Winchester (2); Canon Regular of the Holy Sepulchre; Gateshead; A Knight Hopitalar; Hospital of St John of Jerusalem; A Knight Templar; Temple, London; Canon of the Order of Praemonstre; Bayham, Sussex; Barlings or Oxeney, Lincs; Coverham or Corham, Yorks; St Agatha, Easby, Richmond, Yorks; Halesowen; Canon Regular of St Gilbert; Nun of St Gilbert; Sempringham Priory, Lincs; Malton; Egliston; Arms (2). Volume VI Part III - Secular Canon; Chichester (4); York Cathedral (6); Hereford (4); Lichfield (3); Lincoln (5); Salisbury (5); Beverley (2); Southwell (2); Ripon; Irthlingborough Northants; Higham Ferrars Northants; Crediton Devon; Wimburn Dorset; Bromyard Herefordshire; Bosham or Boseham Sussex; Howden Yorks; Black Friars Hereford; Grey Friars Lynne, King's Lynn; Grey Friars Richmond Yorkshire; Trinitarian; Austin Friar's London. li, 642, 643, viii, 640, xv, 691, xi, 747, xii, 1- 604, x, 605-1156, lix, xi, 1157-1851 . 8-volume set (complete). Text is in English & Latin. No dust jacket, as published. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: over 4 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 70717051019.. This book is heavier than 1kg, and may incur additional delivery charges on some delivery services to some locations..

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        THE EXPEDITION TO BORNEO of H.M.S. DIDO for the Suppression of Piracy

      Chapman and Hall, London 1846 - 8vo, The first edition was published a few months before this, the second, which has been revised & a few additions have been made. Pagination: volume I - pp. xiv, 338, xxviii; volume II - pp. viii, 237, cx (Appendix). Note: this extensive appendix was not present in the first edition. It contains Brooke's paper entitled "Proposed exploring Expedition to the Asiatic Archipelago" (1838); "Sketch of Borneo, or Pulo Kalamantan", by J. Hunt; "Treaty between His Britannic Majesty and the King of the Netherlands respecting Territory and Commerce in the East Indies" (1824); and "Official Letters". The endpapers have been renewed, and black leather spine labels affixed with the author and title information in gilt letters. All maps are present. Corners of boards rounded and a bit bumped. Some intermittent foxing to contents, which are otherwise quite clean and bright. A good plus, to very good, set. Complete two volume set recently re-bound in blue cloth [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE EXPEDITION TO BORNEO of H M S DIDO for the Suppression of Piracy

      London: Chapman and Hall. Complete two volume set recently re-bound in blue cloth. 1846. 2nd edition. hb. 8vo, The first edition was published a few months before this, the second, which has been revised & a few additions have been made. . Pagination: volume I - pp. xiv, 338, xxviii; volume II - pp. viii, 237, cx (Appendix). Note: this extensive appendix was not present in the first edition. It contains Brooke's paper entitled "Proposed exploring Expedition to the Asiatic Archipelago" (1838); "Sketch of Borneo, or Pulo Kalamantan", by J. Hunt; "Treaty between His Britannic Majesty and the King of the Netherlands respecting Territory and Commerce in the East Indies" (1824); and "Official Letters". The endpapers have been renewed, and black leather spine labels affixed with the author and title information in gilt letters. All maps are present. Corners of boards rounded and a bit bumped. Some intermittent foxing to contents, which are otherwise quite clean and bright. A good plus, to very good, set. .

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        Temple of Wady Saboua, Nubia.

      Sketches in Egypt and Nubia, from Drawings made on the Spot., 1846-9.. Pl. 17. Tinted lithograph (two tints). Original hand colouring. Very good condition. Subscribers Edition Size: 35 x 25.5 cm. (14 x 10 inches) 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). These lithographs were originally published in twenty parts, most parts containing six plates, the price for each part with coloured plates (the most expensive state) being 3 guineas.

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        Karta ölver Landswagarne uti Sverige och Norrige samt en del af Dannemark

      Artist: Brudins J L Stockholm; issued in : Stockholm; date: 1846 - - technic: Lithography; colorit: original colored; condition: mounted on Linnen, 32 parts; size (in cm): 88 x 63 - description: Decorative map of complete Norway, sourrounded by 60 coat of arms of all important cities and countries, such as Upsala, Stockholm, Lappland, Bergen, Norwegen, etc. Folded in a case.

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        Théorie des effets optiques que prèsentent les étoffes de soie.

      Paris, Typographie de Firmin Didot Frères, 1846, 8vo (cm. 14 x 22,5) brossura originale, pp. 208 con una tavola litografica a colori più volte ripiegata. Pagine leggermente ingiallite per la qualità della carta, ma esemplare molto buono, intonso. Prima edizione. Chevreul (1786 - 1889) studiò chimica con Vauquelin al Musée d'Histoire Naturelle. Compì tutta la sua carriera accademica presso questo Istituto di cui divenne direttore dal 1846 al 1879. Fu anche direttore alla Tintoria di Gobelins, succedendo a Berthollet. Questo libro rappresenta il suo lavoro più importante e affronta il problema della percezione dei colori, ma si occupa anche di chimica, filosofia e del metodo scientifico. D.S.B. III-240; Honeyman Collection 683; Poggendorff I-433.

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        Autograph Letter Signed ("Thos Sully") to author Caroline Howard Gilman, upon reading her novel RECOLLECTIONS OF A SOUTHERN MATRON

      Charleston 1846 - One page. 1 vols. 4to. To Caroline Howard Gilman on Reading "Southern Matron" Interesting association between the American painter and one of the most popular of America's women authors of the 19th century, Caroline Gilman (1794-1888), author of the immensely popular Southern novel, Recollections of a Southern Matron (1838)." . I have been delighted and profited by reading your 'Southern Matron.' The interesting story and episodes are the means of giving a full display of Southern manners and customs . / Sincerely your friend / and obedient servant / Thos Sully."

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        [Fine Binding- Florence Paget] Poems by Alfred Tennyson

      London: Edward Moxon, 1846. 12mo. Two volumes. Superbly bound by Florence Paget, noted bookbinder who was an early student of Douglas Cockerell, exhibiting at the A&CES Exhibition in 1899, and whom Sarah Prideaux looked upon favorably. Both volumes exquisitely bound in full green crushed morocco with attractive flowing Art Nouveau 3/4 inch border designs consisting of flowing fillet vine and tulip blooms, with an additional 16 open flowers at corners and sides on both covers, spine with five raised bands, six panels, two of which contain lettering, and four with similar gilt design motif as covers. Thick dentelles with gilt fillet borders and three open flowers and leaves at each corner. With Paget's signature pallet on rear dentelle: "F. P. 1907."All edges with single gilt fillet rule, and with six gilt rules on top/bottom edges of spine. Fine condition, both volumes. Quite a lovely example of Paget's understated but aesthetic design element. Her bindings are sought-after and quite rare.

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        The Adventures of Congo in Search of His Master

      Boston: Munroe & Francis, 1846. Early Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Second American edition (from the Preface). 12mo. 168pp. Original ribbed cloth; gilt spine. Illustrated with wood engravings. Ownership name and date of 1867. A very faint dampstain at the lower corner else a fine copy. The story of Congo, a slave, based on fact, whose travels took him to the British Isle. First published in 1823 anonymously. See Osborne, p. 229, for the third British edition. Rare.

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        Voyage au Pôle Sud et dans l'Oce&#769 anie sur les corvettes "l'Astrolabe" et "la Ze&#769 le&#769 e", exe&#769 cute&#769 par ordre du Roi pendant les anne&#769 es 1837-1838-1839-1840. 56 planches + 2 cartes de l'"Atlas Pittoresque".

      Gide 1846 - 56 planches + 2 cartes à double page de l'"Atlas Pittoresque" reliées en 1 volume in-folio ( 525 X 355 mm ), demi-basane noisette, dos lisse orné de filets et fleurons dorés ( Reliure moderne exécutée dans les ateliers Yves RAMEAU à Marseille ). 56 planches essentiellement au sujet de Tahiti, finement gravées, certaines sur Chine monté ou en sépia, toutes munies du timbre sec de l'éditeur "GIDE" dans les marges. Cet atlas comprend les planches 39 à 96 ( sans la planche 58 ) et 2 cartes. Certaines planches sont roussies, parfois des rousseurs, ancienne mouillure marginale claire en marge des derniers feuillets. Agréable exemplaire malgré les défauts annoncés, bien relié. Circumnavigation Tahiti Marine Explorations Voyages Atlas Cartes [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rivière Derwent Près De Richemont (Ile Van-Diemen)...

      Paris: circa, 1846. Hand-coloured lithograph, 190 x 300 mm. Original lithograph from Dumont d'Urville's "Voyage au Pole Sud", showing the Derwent River with, in the foreground, a coach-and-four going at full speed. At this time coaches were running between Hobart and New Norfolk; Craig notes that this is one of the first images of coaches.Dumont d'Urville left Toulon on September 7, 1837, with two ships, the "Astrolabe" and the "Zelee", on a voyage whose instructions included exploration of the Antarctic. The voyage would be dogged by mishap and illness. The official artist Ernest Auguste Goupil died during the expedition's visit to Hobart in April 1840. Le Breton (1818-1866), the artist of this image, had sailed as assistant surgeon but now was called upon to replace Goupil as official artist since his ability in that field had come to Dumont d'Urville's attention. Le Breton resigned from his medical functions in 1848 and transferred to the Department of Maps and Charts in Paris, where he remained until his death on 30 August 1866.

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        Instructions to Young Sportsmen in All that Relates to Guns and Shooting...To which is added the Hunting and Shooting of North America, with Descriptions of the Animals and Birds...by Wm. T. Porter, Esq

      Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1846. First American edition, from the ninth London edition. Illustrated with hand-colored frontispiece of Wild Turkey, and nine plates (most with part coloring), and two illustrations in text. xvi, [17]-459, (16, ads) pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Gilt-decorated red cloth. Spine ends a bit worn, usual foxing, a Very Good copy, much better than most seen. Stamp of owner James W. Anderson on title-page and bookplate on front pastedown. First American edition, from the ninth London edition. Illustrated with hand-colored frontispiece of Wild Turkey, and nine plates (most with part coloring), and two illustrations in text. xvi, [17]-459, (16, ads) pp. 1 vols. 8vo. The American 'Hawker', with contributions by J.J. Audubon and 'Frank Forester'. First American edition of this classic work, with additional material on American sport collected by William T. Porter, editor of "The Spirit of the Times", and including several chapters by "Frank Forester" [Henry William Herbert]: "The Game of North America", pp. 181-3, "The Woodcock" pp. 184-6, "The Quail", pp. 187-9, "Quail Shooting", pp. 190-8, and "English and American Game", pp. 439-456. Notes Van Winkle: "This work is so much enlarged that it is a quite different book from the English edition of the same title." A sizeable portion of the articles in the American section comes from the pen of J.J. Audubon. Van Winkle p. 114; Phillips, p. 163: "More than half the book on American shooting--birds and big game"

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        THE ILLUSTRATED BOTANY, COMPRISING THE MOST VALUABLE NATIVE AND EXOTIC PLANTS, WITH THEIR HISTORY, MEDICINAL PROPERTIES, ETC

      New York: J.K. Wellman, 1846. 352pp. plus forty-seven colored and two uncolored lithographs; 384pp. plus forty-eight colored lithographs. Two volumes. Near contemporary half calf and marbled boards, black leather labels. Spines and corners worn, leather rather dry. Hinges tender. Interesting 19th- century Ann Arbor, Michigan bookbinder's ticket ("E. Booth") in each volume. Scattered foxing (mostly on text leaves), tanned. Slight dampstaining affecting extreme lower forecorner of most leaves in first volume, text and images not affected. Several old ownership names on front endpapers. Bookplates. Overall a quite good set. A nice set of this American color plate book, unrecorded as such, although variants of the individual volumes are noted. Since the two were issued by the same publisher and are noted as "Vol. I" and "Vol. II" on the respective titlepages, there seems to be no doubt that they do indeed constitute a set. The first volume, edited by Newman, is listed by Bennett, but with no indication that "Vol. I" appears on the titlepage. "Bibliographically, this book is maddeningly complex, and is extraordinarily scarce. An examination of three...copies only reveals that none of them resembles the other" - McGrath. He discusses at length the mix of chromolithographic and handcoloring work found in different copies. Newman published other works about this time, such as THE MONTHLY FLORA, OR BOTANICAL MAGAZINE, which appeared in New York in 1846, edited by Newman and issued by the firm of Lewis & Brown. Some of the plates in the present volume are noted as "Lith. by Lewis & Brown," while others are noted as by the publisher, Wellman. Newman also produced BOUDOIR BOTANY (New York: Harper, 1847) and BEAUTIES OF FLORA (New York: Edward Kerney, 1848). The second volume, edited by J.L. Comstock, is more problematic. It is not mentioned by either Bennett or McGrath. A work which seems to correspond in title and collation, but with "Vol. I" on the titlepage and issued by the New York publisher, Culver, appears in the NUC. Bennett lists a similar (but not identical) title with an 1850 imprint. Since these two volumes were plainly issued together (identical imprint and binding, a preface by the publisher, Wellman, in each volume, etc.), one can only speculate - without physical comparison - on what all these variants have to do with each other. One interesting fact does emerge: lithographed plates of plants seem to be transposed from one publication to the other in the first volume, and this may occur throughout. At least four different lithographers are identified, and other plates have no lithographer listed. All the plates of flowers are handsomely executed and colored, although in variable style and care, as the varied shops involved might suggest. As a set, this is evidently unrecorded by bibliographers. It is of considerable interest as an American color plate book and an unusual bibliographical production. BENNETT, p.83 (ref).

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        Les Trois Mousquetaires (2 Tomes - Complet)

      2 vol. in-12 reliure de l'époque demi-chagrin noir, dos lisse orné en long (motifs romantiques), Michel Lévy Frères, 1846, 2 ff., 338 pp. ; 2 ff., 328 pp. Rare exemplaire de la troisième édition publiée en France, la première au format in-12. Très recherché, comme toutes les premières éditions. Etat satisfaisant (plats et coupes fort. frottés, fortes rouss.) Français

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        Memoirs of the Administrations of Washington and John Adams, Edited from the Papers of Oliver Wolcott, Secretary of the Treasury, in Two Volumes

      New York: 1846. First Edition. Hardcover. Important ASSOCIATION copy. Volume I inscribed by Abbott Lawrence to William Cabell Rives. Lawrence was noted as an ambassador to Britain while Rives was a senator and ambassador to France. Notably, this important friendship was the subject to an 1846 book itself entitled Letters from the Hon. Abbott Lawrence to the Hon. William C. Rives, of Virginia (SABIN 39344). This unique copy is ex-library of the Gunnery with usual treatments and in library binding. First edition.

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        Message From the President... Communicating a Report of an Expedition Led by Lieutenant Abert, on the Upper Arkansas and Through the Country of the Camanche Indians, in the Fall of the Year 1845.

      Washington: G.P.O. 1846. 8vo. 75pp. 12 lithograph plates; large folding map. Stitched wraps (disbound). Light dampstaining throughout, otherwise fine condition (and scarce thus) in modern cloth case with gilt-lettered morocco label at spine. Under Fremont's orders, Abert travelled from Bent's Fort to Raton Pass, down the Canadian River, to Old Fort Holmes, through the Creek Nation ending at Fort Gibson. "It is said that Abert made the first astronomical observations through this unknown country and his report is therefore of special importance. The map is one of great interest." Wheat Transmissippi. Wheat also suggests that Charles Preuss drew the map for publication. The lithograph plates show striking views of West Texas and Oklahoma; one is the noted plate of Bent's Fort. (Wheat Transmissippi 489; Rittenhouse 1; Graff 6; Wagner-Camp 120; Howes A10; Sabin 59).

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        Descrizione di Genova e del genovesato

      Tipografia Ferrando, 1846. In 4 (28x19) Tre volumi+ADs- cartonato con legatura in tela e rifiniture in pelle,cofanetto rigido, pagine tagliate in oro+ADs- 9 tavole, 14 incisioni e una carta topografica ripiegata. Vol I: pp 180. Vol II: pp: 542. Vol III: 350. Ottimo. Italiano

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        Historical Souvenir of San Francisco, California - with Views of Prominent Buildings, the Bay Islands etc. [Fantastic Panorma of San Francisco 12 years before the earthquake destroyed most of the buildings displayed in this Leporello / The Souvenir shows also a remarkable Birds Eye View of San Francisco ].

      First Edition. Small Octavo. 24 pages with illustrations (including bird's eye view of San Francisco), 30-page-booklet with descriptions tipped into rear of the Leporello (the booklet cleanly detached but complete). Original, beautifully illustrated Hardcover Leporello / Accordian / Concertina - tourist publication with blindstamped emblemata "Eureka" to the rear board. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. The Leporello in unusually ecellent condition. NO fraying to the folds of the leporello. All illustrations super fresh ! Extremely scarce. Includes for example the following images: View of San Francisco, formerly Yerba Buena in 1846-1847 (View when taken possession by U.S. and before the discovery of Gold) / Birds Eye View of San Francisco & Vicinity in 1894 / Birds Eye View of City Hall & Hall of Records / Union Depot and R.R. Ferry Landings / View of the Bay from Market Street Ferry Landing / Palace Hotel / Baldwin Hotel / Hotel Pleasanton (Sutter & Jones) / The California Hotel (Bush Street near Kearney Street) / Crocker Building (Market Street & Montgomery Street looking West) / Mills Building / Chronicle Building / The Mutual Life Building / Mercantile Library Building / Union Club / California Academy of Sciences (Market Street & Forth Street) / Alcazar Hall and Theatre (O'Farrell Street near Stockton) / Pioneer Hall / Market Street (North East from Seventh) / California Street (West from Sansome) / Merchants Exchange (California Street) / Safe Deposit Block / San Francisco Stock Exchange (Pine Street below Montgomery) / United States Branch Mint (5th & Mission Street) / Park, Beach & Cliff House Railway with PAcific Ocean & Cliffhouse / United States Port, Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay / Fort Point & Golden Gate (Fort Winfield Scott, Entrance to San Francisco Bay) / St.Ignatius Church & College Hayes St. & Van Ness Ave. / Mission Dolores, Dedicated 1776 / Presidio U.S.Reservation / The Presidio, Officers Quarters and Music Stand / The Presidio Road Approaching Fort Scott / Golden Gate Park - Drive & Pavilion - Conservatory and Environs / Golden Gate Park / The Children's Playground at Golden Gate Park / Conservatory & Tunnel under a Drive / Strawberry Hill and Lake, Golden Gate Park / California Street Hill, Residences / San Francisco Art Association Building / Crocker's Stanford's / Sutro Heights / Cliff House & Vicinity / Beach, Cliff House, Seal Rocks / Railroad to Sutro Heights showing the Golden Gate / The Chinese Quarters - Fancy Goods Store - Restaurant - Alley - Interior of Restaurant - Grocery Store - Chinese Ladies - Joss House - Chinese Merchants - Interior of Joss House.

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop]
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        MISSIONS TO THE HEATHEN. No. XIII. SECOND REPORT OF A MISSION TO THE OTTAHWAHS AND OJIBWAS, ON LAKE HURON.

      London. 1846. - 40pp. Publisher's self wrappers, stitched as issued. Very good. First edition of the second report sent back by Rev. O'Meara as a result of his missionary work with the native tribes in Canada in the 1840s. The work was printed in August 1846 for the Society for the Propogation of the Gospel, under whose direction O'Meara was working. Rare, with only five copies listed in OCLC. TPL 2300 (third ed.). OCLC 316365914, 82695456.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        MISSIONS TO THE HEATHEN No XIII SECOND REPORT OF A MISSION TO THE OTTAHWAHS AND OJIBWAS, ON LAKE HURON

      London, 1846. 40pp. Publisher's self wrappers, stitched as issued. Very good. First edition of the second report sent back by Rev. O'Meara as a result of his missionary work with the native tribes in Canada in the 1840s. The work was printed in August 1846 for the Society for the Propogation of the Gospel, under whose direction O'Meara was working. Rare, with only five copies listed in OCLC. TPL 2300 (third ed.). OCLC 316365914, 82695456.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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