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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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        [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.

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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.

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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.

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        The Book of the Feet, A History of Boots and Shoes, With Illustrations of the Fashions of the Egyptians, Hebrews, Persians, Greeks and Romans, and the Prevailing Style Throughout Europe During the Middle Ages Down to the Present Period; Also Hints to Last Makers and Remedies for Corns, Etc., Etc. [INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR]

      Simpkin, Marshall & Co, London 1846 - 12mo. [6], 148, 3, [1]pp. Original gilt-, and blind-stamped olive cloth, with gold lettering to spine and front cover.All edges gilt. Front free endpaper inscribed by the author. Hand-colored frontispiece. Title page in red and black lettering. Decorative initials. Illustrated with four splendid hand-colored plates and numerous in-text figs, this work is a concise and fascinating history of the development of boots, shoes and footwear from ancient times to the 1840s. Back joint, and head and tail of spine partly chipped. Previous owner's name at verso of frontispiece. Title slightly foxed. Binding in overall good, interior in very good, hand-colored plates in near fine to fine condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Handbuch für Locomotiven-Führer, enthaltend eine theor.-pract. Anweisung über die Einrichtung, Behandlung und Führung der Locomotiv-Dampfmaschinen. (= Neuer Schauplatz der Künste und Handwerke, Band 127 und Band 192).

      Voigt, 1846-52., Weimar, - Aus dem Französischen von C. Hartmann. 3 Bände in 2 (Textband und Ergänzungsband sowie Atlas). 18 x 11 cm. 2 Blatt, XXIV, 328 Seiten; 2 Blatt, XII, 287 Seiten. Mit 106 teils gefalteten lithographierten Tafeln sowie 7 Falttabellen. Frühes Handbuch zu Theorie und Praxis der Lokomotive, das erste derartige Handbuch in deutscher Sprache. - Die Tafeln mit Darstellungen von Lokomotiven, Tendern, Querschnitten u. einzelnen Bauteilen. Der zweite Band behandelt insbesondere den Bau, die Reparaturen, den Betrieb und die Veranschlagung von Lokomotiven. - Vermutlich fehlt eine Tafel: Auf dem Titel des Ergänzungs-Bandes sind 43 Tafeln angegeben, vorhanden sind die Tafeln 1-42. - Lokomotivführer, Locomotiv-Führer, Lokomotiven, Lokomotive, Gerne sende ich Ihnen auf Anfrage ein Bild des Buches/der Bücher. A picture of this book is available on request by email. 1500 g. Einbände gering berieben, Rücken etwas aufgehellt, Reihentitel und eine weitere Seite mit unterl. Randläsuren, Seiten teils gering braunfleckig, gutes Exemplar des seltenen Werkes mit dem Ergänzungsband. Leinenbände der Zeit mit geprägten Rückentiteln. Band 1 in zweiter verbesserter u. vermehrter Auflage, Band 2 in erster Auflage. -.

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        Manuel de l'éducateur d'abeilles.

      Paris, Dusacq, 1846. ____ Exemplaire offert au roi Louis-Philippe, avec la mention dorée sur le premier plat : "A S(a) M(ajesté) Louis Philippe Ier Roi des Français". Première édition, illustrée de 20 figures gravées dans le texte. Quelques rousseurs. Bel exemplaire, très bien relié. *****. In-12. Collation : (4), 296 pp. Maroquin rouge à longs grains, dos orné en long, encadrements sur les plats, tranches dorées. (Reliure de l'époque, Esnault.).

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        One of the Tombs of the Khalifs, Cairo

      Sketches in Egypt and Nubia, from Drawings made on the Spot., 1846-9.. Pl. 106. Tinted lithograph (two tints). Original hand colouring. Very good condition. Subscribers Edition 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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        Temple of Dandour, Nubia.

      Sketches in Egypt and Nubia, from Drawings made on the Spot., 1846-9.. 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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        Bethany.

      Holy Land & Syria, from Drawings made on the Spot., 1846-9.. Pl. 55. Tinted lithograph (two tints). Original hand colouring. Very good condition. Subscribers Edition Size: 33.5 x 24 cm. (13 x 9½ 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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        Life in California: During a Residence of Several Years in That Territory, Comprising a Description of the Country and the Missionary Establishments, with Incidents, Observations, etc, etc. Illustrated with numerous Engravings by an American. To which is Annexed a Historical Account of the Origins

      New York: Wiley & Putnam, 1846. First Edition. 9 Lithographs by G. W. Endicott after Robinson. xii, [2], 342pp. 8vo. Half contemporary polished brwon calf. gilt spine, t.e.g. Some foxing, small date stamp on rear pastedown, els efine. First Edition. 9 Lithographs by G. W. Endicott after Robinson. xii, [2], 342pp. 8vo. Including Boscano's account "Chinigchinich" of Native peoples as issued. Zamorano 80 #65 says: "first English book on California written by a residence of the province." Howes R363; Cowan pp 536-7; Field 155; Graff 3525; Sabin 74028; Streeter Sale Lot #2512; Zamorano 80 #65

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        The History of China & India Pictorial & Descriptive.

      Dean., London 1846 - iv,393pp, instructions to binder, plates, sketches, small folding maps. Light wear to leather with rubbing to corners, pale damp stain which is not too detrimental. 1.5kg. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Istruzioni sul modo di cacciare il lepre nelle stagioni e tempo.

      S.t, 1846. In 4°, br. muta, cc.nn. 8. Il manoscritto tratta della nascita del lepre, del suo comportamento in alcuni mesi dell'anno, della caccia con segugi, con levrieri, della caccia nella neve, osservazioni generali. Alla fine del trattato si legge la firma dell'autore. Dedicato al sig. Achille De Carrè. Fioriture. Cop. sciolta e con strappi. Segni di piegature, che hanno prodotto un piccolo foro al centro delle carte, tale foro lede poche lettere.

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        History of the French Revolution

      London: Richard Bentley, 1846. Third edition. full smooth polished calf, spines with raised bands and extra gilt, burgundy gilt lettered spine labels, all edges gilt, brown endpapers. Slight rubbing of spine ends and corners,slight scuffing, else fine. Quarto. Five volumes Illustrated .

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        Autograph Letter Signed ('Charles Dickens') to William Hazlitt (1811-1893, editor and translator), 2 pages 8vo, Offices of the Daily News, 'Thursday afternoon', no date.

      - The first page lightly and evenly browned; near-invisible repair to small tear; integral blank leaf. A relatively early letter in Dickens's elegant script, commiserating with Hazlitt on his treatment by the 'readers' or sub-editors, promising to haul them over the coals and to discuss another matter when he has the leisure.'I saw the notice of the French Play this morning, and immediately perceived that the Readers had cut and maimed you . they are the very worst I ever have had anything to do with in my life. I have laid in a chaldron or two of coals, and will haul your reader over them this evening. .' Only two letters from Dickens to Hazlitt are recorded in the Pilgrim Edition of The Letters of Charles Dickens and the present letter is thus apparently unpublished.The Daily News was established in January 1846 as a rival daily paper to The Times, with Dickens as its editor. Hazlitt was a regular contributor (as well as to The Times). Dickens's editorship was very brief, within a month he had persuaded John Forster to take over his desk.Hazlitt, the only son of the writer and painter (1778-1830) had previously been a reporter with Dickens on the 'Morning Chronicle'

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        The Analysis of the Hunting Field; Being A Series of Sketches of the Principal Characters that Compose One. The Whole Forming a Slight Souvenir of the Season, 1845-6

      London: Published by Rudolph Ackermann, 1846. First edition in book form, first issue, with titles and preface dated 1846 and with three of the plates dated Nov. 9th. Illustrated by Henry Alken, with hand-colored title page, frontispiece and five other colored plates, and 43 wood engravings in the text. 1 vols. 4to. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards, panelled spine, sprinkled edges, covers rubbed, else fine; with Ackermann's 191 Regent Street label on front pastedown, with the armorial bookplate of Robert Fiennes Hibbert, and signature of Geo. D. Hibbet, Chalfont. First edition in book form, first issue, with titles and preface dated 1846 and with three of the plates dated Nov. 9th. Illustrated by Henry Alken, with hand-colored title page, frontispiece and five other colored plates, and 43 wood engravings in the text. 1 vols. 4to. First edition, First Issue, of Surtees's Hunting Classic. An internally fine copy of the classic work; Tooley notes "There are early states of some of the plates with the imprint dated Nov. 9th not Nov. 19th"; in this volume there are three such early states. Tooley 470, Schwerdt II, p. 232-33

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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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        Oath of Israelites

      1846. First Edition . JUDAICA. [Jewish Oath] Imperiale Regio Governo di Venezia. NotificazioneÂ… (Venice): per Francesco Andreola dell I. R. Governo, della Provincia, e dellÂ’ I. R. Marina, (1846-47). Folio (measures approximately 11 inches by 16 inches), modern Folio (11 by 16 inches), modern buff boards; pp. (4). $5000.1846 Venetian printing of the oath to be taken by Jews as litigants in the courts.In medieval Europe, law courts customarily compelled Jews when in litigation with Gentiles to swear a special oath “more judaico” (after the fashion of the Jews). “Both the text of the oath and the symbolic ritual involved in taking it were intended to give it the explicit character of a self-imposed curse, entailing detailed punishment if it were falsely taken. The ceremonial and symbolism were intended to strengthen and make vivid the curse as well as to stress the distrust of the Jew and the wish to humiliate him that were at the root of this special oath ritualÂ… Yet in spite of these extravagant aspects of both ceremonial and formula, fundamentally the oath more judaico was patterned after Jewish religious law” (Encyclopaedia Judaica, 11th ed., XII: 1301-1303). Judges might preface the oath with rituals of their own devising. Up until the 18th century, most courts of Europe employed some form of this oath, and in some towns in Germany and Austria it persisted longer. The present document is an official public notification that the oath remains in use “in all the countries of the Imperial Austrian Monarchy in which the General Civil Code of June 1, 1811, is operative” (Venice at that time formed part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire). The instructions on administering the oath are dated October 1, 1846, and the first page is dated January 4, 1847. The date is of some interest, since the “Jewish Oath” had been abolished in Austria on August 18, 1846 (Austria preceded the other German territories in this respect). The timing suggests that Venice was quick to affirm, in the face of the repeal of the Jewish Oath in Austria, that it was still in force in Venice. Included with the oath is a full English translation, typewritten, bound in paper wrappers and held to the inside cover with a vellum strip. Four typeset folio pages in total, first page with engraved Hapsburg double-eagle.

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        Les Trois Mousquetaires (2 Tomes - Complet)

      Michel Lévy Frères 1846 - 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.) Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Rückkehr. Vom Verfasser der Briefe eines Verstorbenen. 3 Theile. Erster Theil: Aegypten. Mit Abbildungen und 1 Karte. Zweiter Theil: Syrien. Dritter Theil: Syrien und Keinasien

      Berlin, Verlag von Alexander Duncker, - 1846 - 8°. 19 cm. 4 Blatt, 288 Seiten, 1 gefaltete Karte, 1 Blatt Errata, 2 Blatt, 379 Seiten, 2 Blatt 455 Seiten. Pappbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln. Erste Ausgabe. Kainbacher (2016) Seite 368. Band 1 mit einer Abbildung im Text, einer Abbildung auf einer gefalteten Tafel und einer gefalteten Karte im Anhang. Sehr gute Exemplare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Part of the Hall of Columns at Karnak, Thebes.

      Sketches in Egypt and Nubia, from Drawings made on the Spot., 1846-9.. Pl. 58. Tinted lithograph (two tints). Original hand colouring. Very good condition. Subscribers Edition Size: 25 x 35 cm. (10 x 14 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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        Stehende jüngere Frau ein geöffnetes Buch in Händen haltend, mit grünem Rock und pelzverbrämter lila Jacke.

      - Aquarell, über Bleistift, auf Velin, rechts unten datiert „1846". 14,6:6,5 cm. Reiffenstein war ein Aquarellist von hohen Graden; in der sorgfältigen und kleinteiligen Pinseltechnik, in der lichten, zarten Farbigkeit erweist sich sein Sinn für außerordentlich feine Nuancierung.

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        Michel-Ange et Raphaël.

      First Edition with cover and title of relay 1846 (the correct date is 1845). Back of the first volume cracked the top and bottom, two angular gaps at the top and bottom of the second plate of the first volume, some minor foxing. Rare. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Recoules Paris 1846 14x22cm 2 volumes brochés

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        Sur la planète qui produit les anomalies obervées dans le mouvement d’Uranus" in Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des séances de l'academie des sciences

      Bachelier,, Paris: 1846 - 4to. 9 parts Original pink wrappers, Slightly faded and chipped edges; some foxing. Held together in bolding red case. 1. "Recherches sur les mouvements d’Uranus." From Comptes rendus hebdonadaires des séances de l’academie des sciences (hereafter Comptes rendus), Volume 22, No. 22, pp. 907-918. Paris: Bachelier, 1 June, 1846.2. "Sur la planète qui produit les anomalies observées dans le mouvement d’Uranus – Détermination de sa masse, de son orbite et de sa position actuelle." From Comptes rendus, Volume 23, No. 9, pp. 428-438. Paris: Bachelier, 31 August, 1846.3. "Extrait d’une lettre de M. Schumacher à M. Le Verrier." From Comptes rendus, Volume 23, No. 2, p. 106. Paris: Bachelier, 13 July, 1846. (Letter from Schumacher to Le Verrier regarding a comet.)4. "Sur la planète qui produit les anomalies observées dans le mouvement d’Uranus – Cinquième et dernière partie, relative à la détermination de la position du plan de l’orbite." (with) "Planète de M. Le Verrier." (Letter from Galle to Le Verrier.) (with) "Lettre de M. Le Ministre de l’instruction publique." (Nomination of Le Verrier.) From Comptes rendus, Volume 23, No. 14, pp. 657-659; 659-663; 676. Paris: Bachielier, 5 October, 1846.5. "Planète de M. Le Verrier." From Comptes rendus, Volume 23, No. 15, p. 715-716. Paris: Bachelier, 12 October, 1846. (Letter from Challis to Le Verrier.)6. "Comparaison des observations de la nouvelle planète, avec la théorie déduite des perturbations d’Uranus." (with) ___ & ARAGO. "Planète Le Verrier. Examen des remarques critiques et des questions de priorité que la découverte de M. Le Verrier a soulevées. (with) Letter from Gauss to Libri. From Comptes rendus, Volume 23, No. 16, pp. 741; 741-754; 754. Paris: Bachelier, 19 October, 1846.7. ___ & BINET. "Note sur la détermination approximative de la distance du soleil à la planète Le Verrier." (with) "Note de M. Le Verrier." From Comptes rendus, Volume 23, No. 17, pp. 798-799; 799-800. Paris: Bachelier, 26 October, 1846. 8. "Note de M. Le Verrier." From Comptes rendus, Volume 23, No. 18, p. 854. Paris: Bachelier, 2 November 1846. 9. "Note de M. Le Verrier." From Comptes rendus, Volume 23, No. 19, p. 863. Paris: Bachelier, 9 November 1846. 9 parts. 4to. All in original printed wrappers. $ 7500.00First editions, first printings. These publications represent the cumulative work of Le Verrier’s prediction of the existence of the then unknown planet Neptune, using only mathematics and astronomical observations of the planet Uranus. Realizing that the irregularity of the orbit of Uranus was due to the influence of an undiscovered planet further out, Le Verrier succeeded in computing the mass and orbit of the perturbing body. He sent his prediction of the missing planet’s position to Johann Galle (1812-1910) of the Berlin Observatory, who actually found Neptune on his first night of looking, 23 September 1846, based upon Le Verrier’s predicted location.Le Verrier (1811-1877) was encouraged by the physicist Arago, then Director of the Paris Observatory. Unknown to Le Verrier, an English scientist, John Couch Adams, had arrived at the same conclusions, though the results of Adams’ work were written in a private letter and dated two days later than Le Verrier’s public lecture to the French Academy on 31 August, 1846. Although controversy arose over the credit for the discovery, as Adams began his work before Le Verrier and indeed made the same prediction nearly a year earlier, Adams failed to publish until more than a month following Galle’s sighting. The dispute was apparently made even more difficult by Le Verrier’s arrogance and violent temper.Le Verrier went on to work on a re-evaluation of planetary motion and perturbations, and published a table of the motions of all known planets. He also theorized that the slow precession of Mercury’s orbit around the sun could not be completely explained by Newtonian mechanics, and suggested another planet in between Mercury and the sun (Vulcan). He was direct

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        Trento, Solenne Processione.

      Hanfstaengl, Monaco, 1846. Litografia di dimensioni 21x29,2 cm. Buono, ordinari segni d'uso e del tempo. Lievi segni di foxing. La scena raffigura la solenne processione dalla chiesa di S. Maria alla Cattedrale di Trento celebrata il 13 dicembre 1845. La stampa fa parte di una raccolta di litografie realizzate dall'Armani in occasione delle feste secolari del concilio di Trento celebrate nel dicembre 1845. Scheda bibliografica tratta da "Basilio Armani: panorami del Garda e del Tirolo" a cura di Marina Botteri Ottaviani, scheda n. 72.

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        Drei Jahre in Constantinopel, oder Sitten und Einrichtungen der Türken. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt von Gottlob Fink. Drei Theile. (komplett). [Erstausgabe].

      Stuttgart, Franckh'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung 1846 - Klein-8°. 15,5 cm. VIII, 310 (2), 324 und 333 Seiten. Grüner Halblederband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Erste Ausgabe. Mit Zwischentiteln. Einband wenig berieben, Blätter durchgehend wenig gedunkelt. Gutes bis sehr gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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