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        'There was an old person of Dover.'

      An original pen & ink drawing by Edward Lear, taken from 'A Book of Nonsense,' first published in 1846. This drawing has been examined and fully authenticated as Lear's work by the late Vivien Noakes, the world expert on Edward Lear. The drawing accompanies the limerick, 'There was an old person of Dover.' It is drawn on silk, or possibly fine rag paper, and then laid on paper for support. It was drawn, almost certainly for presentation to friends, and would originally have been part of a group of drawings bound in book form, probably at the time of its making in the early 1860's. There is some staining and browning, but otherwise the drawing is in excellent condition. The drawing is mounted on acid free card and is supplied with a copy of the letter of authentication from Vivien Noakes. Mount sixe: 24.7 x 30.5 cm.Original 'Nonsense' drawings by Lear are exceedingly rare.This item is subject to VAT at the rate of 20%.

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        Oeuvres choisies. Etudes de moeurs contemporaines. 1- Les enfants terribles. Traductions en langue vulgaire. Les lorettes. Les actrices. Notices par Théophile Gautier et Laurent-Jan. 2- Fourberies de femmes en matière de sentiment. Clichy. Paris le soir. Notices par Laurent-Jan, Auguste Lireux et Léon Gozlan. 3- Le Carnaval à Paris. Paris le matin. Les étudiants de Paris. Notices par Théophile Gautier, A. Barthet et A. de Soubiran. 4- La vie de jeune homme. Les débardeurs. Notices par P.J. Stahl.

      - J. Hetzel & Cie, Paris 1846, 19x27cm, 4 volumes en reliures de l'éditeur. - prima edizione, prima stampa di incisioni. Contributi di Theophile Gautier, Laurent-Jan, Leon Gozlan, Auguste e Jules Hetzel Lireux sotto lo pseudonimo di PJ Stahl tra gli altri. Leganti dell'editor in piena marina cartone blu, torna liscia decorati con motivi decorativi dorati, alcune teste restauri e piedi di alcuni pezzi, tavole illustrate, guardie e contreplats carta gialla pochi contreplats sporca, tutti i bordi dorato, romantico vincolante del tempo. Libro illustrato un frontespizio generale, 14 vignette forma ripetuta e 320 tavole, il tutto scolpito su legno. Riferimenti: Vicario, III, 953-955; Brivois pp.168-171; Carteret, III-260-264. macchie sparse, qualche lacrima a margine di alcune foglie. copia rara presentato in una cartonnage romantica. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Édition originale et premier tirage des gravures.  Contributions de Théophile Gautier, Laurent-Jan, Léon Gozlan, Auguste Lireux et Jules Hetzel sous le pseudonyme de P.-J. Stahl entre autres. Reliures de l'éditeur en plein cartonnage bleu marine, dos lisses ornés de motifs décoratifs dorés, quelques restaurations en têtes et en pieds de certains mors, plats illustrés, gardes et contreplats de papier jaune, quelques contreplats salis, toutes tranches dorées, reliure romantique de l'époque. Ouvrage illustré d'un frontispice général, de 14 vignettes dont une répétée et 320 planches, l'ensemble gravé sur bois. Références : Vicaire, III, 953-955 ; Brivois pp.168-171 ; Carteret, III-260-264. Rousseurs éparses, rares déchirures en marges de certains feuillets. Rare exemplaire présenté dans un cartonnage romantique.

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        Allerlei Blumen-, Kinder- u. Vogelgeschichten, 12 Blatt Farbdruckbilder nach Aquarellen von Anton von Werner (1843-1915). Mit Text von Frau von Freydorf, geb. Alberta von Freydorf (1846 - 1923)

      mit zweifarbigem Titel und 12 zauberhaften, teils ganzseitigen, chromolithographischen Illustrationen, auf Tafeln, 14 Blatt (unpaginiert), 26 x 34, heller illustrierter OU rotes illustriertes OHLn mit Voll-Goldschnitt, TADELLOSES EXEMPLAR DIESES ÄUSSERST SELTENEN TITELS, lediglich der Schutzumschlag fachmännisch restauriert

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        History of the Captivity of Napoleon at St Helena

      London: Henry Colburn, 1846. Leather_bound. Very good. London: Henry Colburn, 1846. Leather_bound. Four volumes. Octavo. History of the Captivity of Napoleon at St. Helena, by General Count Montholon, the emperor's companion in the exile and testamentary executor. Bound by Riviere in three quarter blue morocco over cloth boards. spine gilt motif, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.

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        The Cricket on the Hearth A Fairy Tale of Home

      

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        The Citadel of Cairo, Residence of Mehemet Ali.

      325 x 490 mm. David Roberts RA (1796-1864) and Louis Haghe. The Citadel of Cairo, Residence of Mehemet Ali. An original hand-coloured lithograph for the subscription edition of David Roberts' Egypt and Nubia, published by F.G. Moon & Son, London, 1846-49. Full-plate £2875

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        Mexico & Guatemala:

      S. Augustus Mitchell. Philadelphia. Copyright 1846. - Handcolored map, lithograph, 12 x 15 inches including decorative border on sheet 13 3/4 x 17 1/4 inches. Toning and light soiling to margins, archivally repaired tear entering the decorative border at centre of upper edge, pinholes in three corners, occasional light soiling in image. Good condition. A fascinating map of the "American West" before it was: the map, published at the start of the Mexican-American War, shows Mexico extending south of the Oregon Territory and east to the Rocky Mountains and Rio Grande, including the huge Mexican state "Upper or New California." It is from the 1846 edition of Mitchell's New Universal Atlas (with a plate number of 36 outside the neat line). The copyright line at lower centre reads: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1846 by H.N. Burroughs, in the Clerk's Office of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." There is an inset map "Valley of Mexico" at lower left and of Guatemala at upper right. A fascinating snapshot of the Western United States just prior to the California Gold Rush and the annexation of California.

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        Recherches sur le mouvements d'Uranus

      Paris: Bachelier, 1846. 1st Edition. Softcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. In: Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences, Vol. XXII, no. 22, June 1846, pp. 907-918. Paris: Bachelier, 1846. 4to (283 x 226 mm). Entire volume 22 (Jan. - June 1846), [4], 1208 pp., including half- and general title-page. Contemporary plain paper wrapper with printed paper label to spine, pages untrimmed and unopened. Very little marginal browning and occasional minor spotting to text, faint dampstaining to blank margin of few leaves. A fine, unsophisticated copy.----Sparrow, Milestones of Science 132. - In 1845 the astronomer and physicist Francois Arago encouraged Le Verrier to examine observed anomalies in the movements of the known planet Uranus. Le Verrier began by establishing a precise theory of Uranus which he demonstrated in his memoir "Recherches sur les Mouvements d'Uranus" published in Volume 22, number 22. He showed that the discrepancies in the orbit of Uranus could not be explained by the gravitational effects of the Sun, Jupiter or Saturn, but were in fact caused by the presence of an as yet unknown planet within its orbit. "In 1846, John Couch Adams, an English astronomer, and Urban J. J. Leverrier, a French astronomer, simultaneously and independently determined the location of a possible new planet. Adams put Newton's theory of attraction to a test by studying the causes of the irregularities in the motion of the planet Uranus. In 1845, he wrote of his findings of the mathematical location of the new planet to Sir George Biddell Airy, Astronomer Royal. Because Adams was unknown, his letter was put aside. Meanwhile these same perturbations of Uranus had become of interest to Leverrier. On July 1, 1846, he presented a paper Recherches sur les movement d'Uranus (1846) to the Académie des Sciences in Paris... When Airy realized that Leverrier and Adams had reached the same conclusions, he hastened to suggest that a search be made for the new planet. Shortly thereafter it was seen but not recognized. About a week before it was found in England, it was discovered by Galle in Berlin on information supplied by Leverrier. Thus, the honor of priority of discovery, or even co-discovery of the new Planet, Neptune, was lost to Adams and credited to Leverrier. Adam's paper On the perturbations of Uranus was read before the Royal Astronomical Society, November 13, 1846, and was published in 1847" (Sparrow, p.40). Near fine.

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        Raccolta Fisico - Chimica Italiana ossia collezione di memorie originali edite ed inedite di fisici, chimici e naturalisti italiani

      

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        Briefe des Hans Michel aus Obersteier an seinen Göd, den Sensenschmid in der Oed über Steiermark und Gratz. Siebentes (-Zwölftes) Bändchen, oder Neue Folge, 1.-6. Bändchen. 6 Teile in einem Band.

      Graz, Jakob Franz Dirnböck, 1846. - Erstausgabe; ohne die 1845 erschienene erste Folge (Hefte 1-6). - Zusätzlich zwischengebunden: Ders. Hans Michels Brief über die zehnte Versammlung deutscher (echter und unechter) Land- und Forstwirthe zu Gratz, vom 14. bis 19. September 1846, worin zu lesen: Von den Verhandlungen, welche allda gepflogen worden sind, insbesonders über die engländische Kornbill und die Kartoffelkrankheit, dann von der ergötzlichen Thierschau, den Ausstellungen von Wollvließen, Weintrauben, Obst, Gemüse, Melonen und Kürbissen, und anderen Ausstellungen; ferners die Beschreibung der Festlichkeiten und des Bankettes, welches am 17. September zu Ehren der Versammlung abgehalten wurde, endlich eine allgemein verständliche Belehrung über die Gasbeleuchtung. Ebda., 1846. Mit getönt. lithogr. Titelbild. 32 S. - Einband etw. berieben. Etw. gebräunt bzw. (stock-) fleckig. - Selten. - Schlossar 111 bzw. 294 (Beibindung). ge Gewicht in Gramm: 500 8°. Mit 4 (1 gefalt.) kolor.bzw. getönt. lithogr. Titelbildern u. einer Musikbeilage. 59; 60; 54 S., 1 Bl.; 48; 64; 48 S., HLwd. d. Zt. m. Rückenverg. u. goldgepr. Rückentitel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Carta postale, itineraria e amministrativa del regno Lombardo-Veneto disegnata ed incisa sugli ultimi scomparti.

      Vallardi, Milano 1846 - Grande carta geografica (cm. 59 x 84) incisa, a colori, su tela in scala 1: 500000. Con 4 tabelle: Navigazione dei laghi del Regno Lombardo-Veneto - Fiumi e canali navigabili - Spartimento del Regno Lombardo-Veneto (politico - ecclesiastico) - Altezza dei monti principali sul livello del mare. - A carta ripiegata sulla tela vi è scritto a penna: "Cav. Maggior Baldini / Campagna d'Italia / - 1848 - /Montanara 29 Maggio!."

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        MARKEDSCENER I Broget Rad, em Billedbog for Born, med Text.

      12 pages of verse and 12 full-page superbly detailed lithographed plates by A. Giere; together with a multiple image title-label which, presumably was intended for the front cover when the book was bound up. First Norwegian Edition, based on a slightly earlier German work. Spine splitting; contents loose; else a very good copy contained in a modern half morocco folding case. An extremely scarce work seemingly unknown to Toole Stott, as he fails to mention either the Norwegian or the German edition.The first Norwegian primer for children was not published until 1798, and the first children's book considered a classic was Moe's In the Well and in the Pond published in 1851. Markedscener, published in 1846, is considered to be the first picture book for children published in Norway.

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        The South Australian Almanack, and Town and Country Directory for 1846.

      Adelaide: A. Murray, 1846. Octavo, folding frontispiece map, x, 140, xvi (advertisements), errata leaf; an excellent copy, with its original printed dark blue front wrapper laid down, in a fine Sangorski/Zaehnsdorf binding of dark blue morocco gilt. Of great significance for the rare folding map, "Plan of the Intended New Port, Adelaide, South Australia", published in Adelaide by J. Dean. This copy also has the errata leaf, and is in particularly good condition, strikingly bound.

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        Illustrirter (Illustrierter) Kalender für 1846 - 1879. Jahrbuch der Ereignisse, Bestrebungen und Fortschritte im Völkerleben und im Gebiete der Wissenschaften, Künste und Gewerbe (KONVOLUT aus 31 Jahrgängen (Jg. 1846 - 1879 (aufeinander folgend - fast KOMPLETT); ES FEHLT lediglich Jg. 1866 !!!)

      Verlagsbuchhandung von J.J. Weber; 1846 - 1879. je Jahrgang ca. 250 Seiten; Gebundene Ausgabe Rückensignatur, ordnungsgemäß vorne und hinten ausgestempelt, ansonsten gepflegte, gut erhaltene Bände aus aufgelöster Bibliothek einer großen deutschen Medienanstalt; einheitliche Bindung; Papier atlersbedingt leicht angebräunt/ staubschmutzig; KOMPLETTPREIS für 31 Jahrgänge; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; Versandkostenfreie Lieferung mfb

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        Oeuvres choisies. Etudes de moeurs contemporaines. 1- Les enfants terribles. Traductions en langue vulgaire. Les lorettes. Les actrices. Notices par Théophile Gautier et Laurent-Jan. 2- Fourberies de femmes en matière de sentiment. Clichy. Paris le soir. Notices par Laurent-Jan, Auguste Lireux et Léon Gozlan. 3- Le Carnaval à Paris. Paris le matin. Les étudiants de Paris. Notices par Théophile Gautier, A. Barthet et A. de Soubiran. 4- La vie de jeune homme. Les débardeurs. Notices par P.J. Stahl.

      J. Hetzel & Cie 1846 - - J. Hetzel & Cie, Paris 1846, 19x27cm, 4 volumes en reliures de l'éditeur. - Édition originale et premier tirage des gravures. Contributions de Théophile Gautier, Laurent-Jan, Léon Gozlan, Auguste Lireux et Jules Hetzel sous le pseudonyme de P.-J. Stahl entre autres. Reliures de l'éditeur en plein cartonnage bleu marine, dos lisses ornés de motifs décoratifs dorés, quelques restaurations en têtes et en pieds de certains mors, plats illustrés, gardes et contreplats de papier jaune, quelques contreplats salis, toutes tranches dorées, reliure romantique de l'époque. Ouvrage illustré d'un frontispice général, de 14 vignettes dont une répétée et 320 planches, l'ensemble gravé sur bois. Références : Vicaire, III, 953-955 ; Brivois pp.168-171 ; Carteret, III-260-264. Rousseurs éparses, rares déchirures en marges de certains feuillets. Rare exemplaire présenté dans un cartonnage romantique. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition, first printing of engravings. Contributions of Theophile Gautier, Laurent-Jan, Leon Gozlan, Auguste and Jules Hetzel Lireux under the pseudonym PJ Stahl among others. Binders of the editor in full navy blue cardboard, back smooth decorated with gilded decorative motifs, some restorations heads and feet of some bits, illustrated plates, guards and yellow paper contreplats few contreplats soiled, all edges gilt, romantic Contemporary binding. Book illustrated a general frontispiece, 14 vignettes whose repeated and 320 boards, all carved on wood. References: Vicar, III, 953-955; Brivois pp.168-171; Carteret, III-260-264. Scattered spots, few tears in margins of some leaves. Rare copy presented in a romantic cartonnage. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A History of British Fossil Mammals, and Birds. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo.

      John van Voorst. 1846 Half title, folding table, woodcut illus., 4pp cata. (Dec. 1845) in smaller format. A bright clean copy. Uncut in orig. olive-green pebble-grained cloth; spine sl. faded with faint mark to lower edge. A near fine copy.Richard Owen, 1804-1892, was a renowned but controversial English Paleontologist who was compared favourably with the naturalists Georges Cuvier and Friedrich von Humboldt. In his role as Superintendent of the British Museum's Departments of Natural History, Owen was influential in campaigning for the establishment of a dedicated natural history museum, which was eventually opened in South Kensington in 1881. Fiercely ambitious and vicious in temperament, he was alienated from the scientific world, especially after his outspoken criticism of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution. This volume was part of a uniform series of works on zoology published by Van Voorst in a large and attractive 8vo format.

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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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        Oeuvres choisies. Etudes de moeurs contemporaines. 1- Les enfants terribles. Traductions en langue vulgaire. Les lorettes. Les actrices. Notices par Théophile Gautier et Laurent-Jan. 2- Fourberies de femmes en matière de sentiment. Clichy. Paris le soir. Notices par Laurent-Jan, Auguste Lireux et Léon Gozlan. 3- Le Carnaval à Paris. Paris le matin. Les étudiants de Paris. Notices par Théophile Gautier, A. Barthet et A. de Soubiran. 4- La vie de jeune homme. Les débardeurs. Notices par P.J. Stahl.

      first edition, first printing of engravings.Contributions of Theophile Gautier, Laurent-Jan, Leon Gozlan, Auguste and Jules Hetzel Lireux under the pseudonym PJ Stahl among others.Binders of the editor in full navy blue cardboard, back smooth decorated with gilded decorative motifs, some restorations heads and feet of some bits, illustrated plates, guards and yellow paper contreplats few contreplats soiled, all edges gilt, romantic Contemporary binding.Book illustrated a general frontispiece, 14 vignettes whose repeated and 320 boards, all carved on wood.References: Vicar, III, 953-955; Brivois pp.168-171; Carteret, III-260-264.Scattered spots, few tears in margins of some leaves.Rare copy presented in a romantic cartonnage. J. Hetzel & Cie Paris 1846 19x27cm 4 volumes en reliures de l'éditeur

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        Teverino

      Desessart. First Edition. Bound in green half roan, smooth spine tooled in gilt with long, triple gilt fillets in the bottom and top, and contreplats guards handmade paper, contemporary binding arabesques. Foxing and buffers reading room. Rare. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Desessart Paris 1846 14x21,5cm relié

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        Jérome Paturot à la recherche d'une position sociale

      first edition illustrated by Grandville.Binding romantic black calico publisher, smooth back of a richly decorated gilt decoration, tears superior jaw, small rips on upper cover, frames of a seven-time net gilded on the boards, first board decorated with a decor golden and polychrome, lower flat hit a gilded iron, gilt edges.Foxing.First printing of the 32 illustrations Text-out of Grandville, and numerous vignettes, cul-de-lamp and ornaments in-text engraved on wood."One of the best productions of Grandville." Carteret. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! J.-J. Dubochet, Le Chevalier et Cie Paris 1846 18,5x27,5cm relié

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        Coloured Illustrations of the Eggs of British Birds

      London: Van Voorst, 1846. 2 vols: xvi, 223, (1); (4), 225-470, 137 fine hand-col plates. Hardback. Cont. calf, giltblind ruled borders, gilt rules, raised bandsleather title-pieces to spines, gilt tooled inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, aeg. Spines rubbed and scuffed. Foxing to endpapershalf-titles; text and plates clean. An attractive copy 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 MOST DELECTABLE HISTORY OF REYNARD THE FOX. Edited by F.S. And Illustrated with Twenty-four Pictures by Albert Van Everdingen.

      vii, [1], [1], 2 - 152 pages. 24 hand-coloured plates. Bound for Hatchards in full red morocco gilt sometime in the mid-twentieth century. A fine copy. Rare. This edition unknown to McLean.

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        Pictures from Italy. FIRST EDITION, 2nd issue.

      Published for the Author, by Bradbury & Evans. 1846 Half title, vignette title, initial & final ad. leaves. Orig. blue horizontal-grained cloth, blocked in blind, spine lettered in gilt; some expertly executed minor repairs to head & tail of spine. A v.g. copy.Smith II 7. In the primary binding with 'The Reader's Passport' in gothic type and the advertisements for the 12th, 10th and 20th editions of Christmas books.

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        Document. "Address to the People of California."

      Following his momentous raising of the American flag over Monterey on 7 July 1846, Commodore Sloat did little actually to secure still-divided, still-fractious California for the U.S. On 23 July Commodore Stockton, the grandson of Signer of the Declaration of Independence Richard Stockton, took over command from Sloat of the U.S. Pacific Squadron and embraced the task. The => inaugural document in hand sets the tone in both substance and style for the efforts by which Stockton, and his combined land and sea forces, were by various stratagems and successes on the battlefield to fulfill their mission in the signing of the Treaty of Cahuenga on 13 January 1847. In this "Address" and in contrast to Sloat's slow, diplomatic, and we might now say "inclusive" approach, Stockton's words and tone are not conciliatory in any way: "The Mexican Government and their Military Officers have without cause for a year past been threatening the United States with hostilities. . . . General Castro the Commander in Chief of the Military forces of California has violated every principle of international law and national hospitality by hunting and pursuing with several hundred Soldiers, and with wicked intent, Captain Fremont of the U.S. Army who came here to refresh his men (about forty in number) after a perilous journey across the Mountains on a scientific survey." He further accuses Castro and his men of murder, rapine, desertion, "repeated outrages and hostilities." Stockton therefore announces that he "cannot . . . confine my operations to the quiet and undisturbed possession of the defenseless ports of Monterey and San Francisco, whilst the people elsewhere are suffering from lawless violence, but will immediately march against these boasting and abusive Chiefs who have not only violated every principle of national hospitality and good faith towards Captain Fremont and his surveying party, but who unless driven out, will with the aid of hostile Indians keep this beautiful Country in a constant state of revolution and blood."He concludes by saying, "The Commander in Chief does not desire to possess himself of one foot of California for any other reason then [sic] as the only means to save from distruction[sic], the lives and property of the foreign residents, and Citizens of the territory, who have invoked his protection." => Less than a month later, martial law was formally declared. There is no census of copies of this important Anglo-Californian foundation document. Using the Online Archive of California, NUCMC, and the OPACs of the Bancroft and Hungtington libraries and the California Historical Society, we locate => only the copy contained among the Templeton Crocker manuscripts at the CHS, this in a retained copy of a letter from Stockton to Secretary of the Navy George Bancroft. However, we do know of a a copy, signed by Stockton, in a private collection.Provenance: The Pacific School of Religion (properly released). As a side- or footnote not always recalled, Stockton's success in California must have been savorable not only as professional and patriotic triumph, but as redemption as well; his career had somehow *not* been wrecked by an incident in which a faulty cannon of his design had a few years before killed the Secretary of the Navy and a number of other dignitaries during its demonstration!

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        Jérome Paturot à la recherche d'une position sociale. Jérome Paturot à la recherche de la meilleure des républiques

      First edition of these two works published in 1846 and 1849 respectively, the first is illustrated by Grandville 32 off-texts and numerous vignettes in-text, and the second by Tony Johannot 30 off-texts and 200 vignettes information text. For illustrators, this is one of their best productions, the two novels that inspired the imagination of two designers, whose unbridled imagination and be easy to compare.Rare meeting in contemporary uniforms binding of these two works. Demi shagreen decorated with romantic iron and fat nets. beautiful blue marbled papers on the boards. Corrugated paper and glossy guard white flowers. Small caps rubs head and along the jaw. Very fresh and white copies with very few tiny scattered spots and pale. The serpentes were removed, thus preserving the normal paper foxing here. Beautiful conditions.Jerome Paturot looking for a social position was a great success and its sequel also crisp Parisian society and politics after the Revolution of 1848 Both novels stigmatize the bourgeois society of the time in a very Balzac's vision of social success and make an unprecedented testimony of the time. It will recognize all the political and artistic society portrayed literally and figuratively (Dumas, Balzac, Hugo). --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Dubochet & Michel lévy Paris 1846 2 volumes Grd. in 8 Format Jésus (18x27cm) relié

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        Zonengemälde, Naturgeschichte und Völkerkunde vollständig in Wort und Bild.

      Stuttgart, Schmidt & Spring, 1846. - Qu.-Kl.-Folio. Mit illustr., lith. Titel und 40 kolor., lith. Tafeln. 2 Bll. (inkl. lith. Titel), 130 SS. Mod. Hln. mit aufgezog. OTitelschild a.d. Voredredeckel (Schild beschabt und fleckig). Nissen ZBI, 590.- Erste Ausgabe dieses populären ethnographisch-naturkundlichen Werks.- Zu Beginn mit einer Weltkarte. Die dekorativ kolorierten Tafeln jeweils mit mehreren Darstellungen von Tieren, Pflanzen und Trachten der verschiedenen Regionen.- Einige Einrisse geklebt. Bei S. 73 kleiner Randausriß ergänzt. Papier unterschiedlich gebräunt und stockfleckig (die Tafeln davon weniger betroffen). Das Blatt "Inhaltsverzeichnis) zur Hälfte stark gebräunt. A - NEUEINGÄNGE Jänner 2017 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Oliver Twist. New edn, revised and corrected.

      Published for the Author, by Bradbury & Evans. 1846 Plates by George Cruikshank sl. spotted in places; bound without half title. Contemp. half dark green calf, spine with raised & gilt bands, maroon leather label; head of leading hinge sl. split, sl. rubbed. A good-plus copy.

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        Sammelband mit vier frühen Texten. 1. Der Bauern-Spiegel oder Lebensgeschichte des Jeremias Gotthelf. Zweite durchgesehene und vermehrte Ausgabe. Burgdorf, Langlois 1839. 2. Die Wassernoth im Emmenthal am 13. August 1837. Burgdorf, Langlois 1838. 3. Wie fünf Mädchen im Branntwein jämmerlich umkommen. Eine merkwürdige Geschichte. Bern, Wagner'sche Buchhandlung 1838. 4. Dursli, der Branntweinsäufer oder der heil. Weihnachtsabend. Zweite, von dem Verfasser in's Hochdeutsche übertragene Ausgabe. Burgdorf, Langlois 1846.

      38177105 146 S. Leinenband der Zeit. WG. 63523.- Sammelband mit den wichtigen frühen Werken Gotthelfs, die seinen Ruhm als sozialkritischen Autor begründeten.- Einband fleckig. zwei Seiten etwas tintenfleckig.

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        Dombey and Son [20 Parts in 19 Monthly Issues, Complete]

      Bradbury and Evans 1846-1848, London - 19 sewn soft-cover volumes, blue-green wraps, all present and clean, few have back or front covers separated but still there, few lacking small parts of back strip, all otherwise complete externally and internally, dating from October (1846) to April (1848), starting price1shilling and last priced at 2shillings; light soil to all, occas. short crease or dogear, divided into two groupings of I - IX and X to XIX. & XX, housed in two closed compartments of a very attractive half maroon marocco and red cloth double spined case, each spine with 5 raised bands and 6 compartments, gold ruled with titles in 3 compartments and dates at bottoms, few small superficial rubs to spines. A very nice unsophisticated complete set of the Dickens' first edition, housed in a very attractive case which resembles two half-leather volumes with decorated raised band spines. orig. sewn wraps, half-marocco box [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Omukaibune ningyo zue [trans.: Illustrations of Dolls for the Tenjin Festival]

      First two openings with double-page colored woodcut borders, three double-page woodcuts, & 28 full-page woodcuts. 33 folding leaves. 8vo, orig. patterned wrappers (spine perished). Osaka: Naraya Matsubei, 1846. First edition. The Tenjin Festival, dating back to 951, is one of the three largest festivals in Japan (the others are the Sanno Festival in Tokyo and the Gion Festival in Kyoto). It takes place in late July and is dedicated to Michizane Sugawara, who was deified as a god of learning. It was the custom in the 17th century for residents of each district of the city to make beautiful dolls based on the main characters of classical Japanese theater, each of which was about 2.4 meters tall. These dolls would be placed in front of the residents' houses to welcome the spirits of the gods. In the 19th century, about 50 dolls existed, but today only about 15 of the old dolls survive, many of which are annually displayed in the Tenmangu Shrine during the festival. This book is the best record of these dolls, many of which no longer exist. 43 dolls are depicted here in the fine woodcuts, of which 28 are portrayed in full-page woodcuts with accompanying text giving information on the district and artist where each doll was made, the symbolism and meaning of each doll, extremely detailed explanations of the clothes and ornaments which the dolls are wearing, etc. Matsukawa (1818-82), was a prolific book illustrator of the period. There is some worming touching text and image, carefully repaired, but a very good copy.

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        Das Bedürfnis eines zweckmäßigen Unterrichts in der Malerei und plastischen Kunst. Weiters: Vorschläge zur Reform der österr.- kaiserlichen Akademie der bildenden Künste. Sowie: Andeutungen zur Belebung der vaterländischen Kunst.

      Wien, -, 1846 - 1849 - 1857. 3 Hefte. 8°. 47, 23, 115 S. OBrosch. in Biedermeierkassette. Waldmüller, (1793 - 1865), studierte 1807-13 an der Akademie der bildenden Künste in Wien, bildete sich an den alten Meistern und durch das Studium der Natur weiter und begann als Miniaturmaler. 1811-13 war er gräflicher Zeichenlehrer in Agram, dann Theaterdekorationsmaler in Prag und Brünn und wurde 1829 Erster Kustos der Gemäldegalerie und Prof. an der Akademie der Schönen Künste in Wien. Bis 1851 unterrichtete er auch Historienmalerei und führte bis 1854 eine viel besuchte private Malschule. Schon 1846 hatte er gegen die Lehrweise der Akademie die Streitschrift Das Bedürfnis eines zweckmäßigeren Unterrichts in der Malerei und plastischen Kunst veröffentlicht. Waldmüllers Andeutungen zur Hebung der vaterländischen Kunst (1857) führten zu seiner vorzeitigen Pensionierung mit halbem Gehalt. Seit 1864 wurde ihm von Kaiser Franz Joseph I. die volle Pension zuteil. Waldmüller schuf mehr als tausend Ölbilder, daneben wenige Aquarelle und Zeichnungen. In naturgetreuer und nuancenreicher Farbgebung malte er Porträts Wiener Bürger (Rosina Wiser, 1822), Stilleben und Landschaften, häufig mit Motiven aus dem Wienerwald, dem Prater und dem Salzkammergut (Der Wolfgangsee, 1835). Im Kampf gegen den akademischen Klassizismus arbeitete er überwiegend in der freien Natur (Pleinairmalerei). In der Vorliebe für Lichtwirkungen nahm er Aspekte des Impressionismus (u.a. der Schule von Barbizon) vorweg, bewahrte aber in den plastischen Eigenschaften seiner Figuren und Objekte sowie in der kompositionellen Ausgewogenheit Ausdrucksmittel der Historienmalerei. Waldmüller wurde zum Hauptvertreter der Biedermeiermalerei und mit seinen genau beobachteten Genrebildern (Perchtoldsdörfer Bauernhochzeit, 1843) zum Vorläufer des Realismus in der österr. Malerei. (DBE) - Hier das Gesamtwerk der schriftlichen Aufzeichnungen Waldmüllers. In der von Arthur Roessler und Gustav Pisko im Selbstverlage edierten Schriften (Wien 1907) wurde die erste Publikation (Das Bedürfnis eines zweckmäßigen Unterrichts in der Malerei und plastischen Kunst) nur in der zweiten Ausgabe abgedruckt. Die drei Schriften Waldmüllers gelten als unauffindbar. Zwischen 1950 - 2000 wurde kein einziges Exemplar verauktioniert. Ein RARISSIMUM! Versand D: 7,00 EUR Kunst

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        Vingt ans après, suite Des trois mousquetaires

      First illustrated edition of 37 off text. "Uncommon, especially in beautiful condition" Clouzot (French bibliophile Guide nineteenth century).Binding semi antique black shagreen. Back with false nerves decorated with decorated boxes and nets for cold and hot. Friction. Some pale scattered spots on a good white paper. The freshness of the paper, rather own is unusual for illustrated editions of Dumas. Serpentes presence of roses. Good copy. J.B. Fellens et L.P. Dufour à Paris 1846 in-8 (16,5x24,5cm) 595pp. relié

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        Entrance of the temple of Amun, Thebes.

      330 x 475 mm. David Roberts RA (1796-1864) and Louis Haghe. Entrance of the temple of Amun, Thebes. An original hand-coloured lithograph for the subscription edition of David Roberts' Egypt and Nubia, published by F.G. Moon & Son, London, 1846-49. Full-plate £1670

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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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        Supplement to the New South Wales Government Gazette of Tuesday, December 29, 1846...

      Sydney: W. W. Davies, 1846. Folio, 5 pp. (numbered [1639]-1643) ; disbound. An important "Supplement" to the Government Gazette, printing the latest news of the explorations of Sir Thomas Mitchell and Samuel Augustus Perry. These supplements were not always kept with the same rigour as the Gazette proper, and are thus rare survivors.This prints a substantial letter by Mitchell, dated from a "Camp on Snodgrass Lagoon", 14 December 1846. In the letter Mitchell is sanguine about his recent discoveries in northern New England, along the rivers Barwan, Boomi, and the Gwydir. There had been flooding of the region, and Mitchell is particularly pleased to pass on his satisfaction with the portable boats he had taken along, built by Struth of Sydney. The letter also includes his approval of Kennedy, who would soon get his own expedition to Cape York, and "two old soldiers", William Graham and John Douglas.Of equal interest is the longer letter which makes the second part of this supplement, printing a long missive from Samuel Augustus Perry, Deputy Surveyor General (Mitchell, of course, was the then Surveyor General), regarding his expedition to the River Boyne. Perry's appointment in 1831 had appalled Mitchell, not one for sharing the limelight, and for many years his Deputy was left cooling his heels in Sydney. This 1846 expedition was perhaps Perry's most substantial achievement, when he accompanied Colonel George Barney on the investigation which resulted in the proposal that Port Curtis in Queensland (Gladstone) should be the centre of a new colony of North Australia. A few spots but very good.

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        Description des mollusques fluviatiles et terrestres de la France et plus particulièrement du département de l'Isère, précédée de notions élémentaires sur la conchyliologie.

      Grenoble, Prudhomme, 1846. ____ Première édition. Très rare. Cette monographie est illustrée par 6 planches lithographiées par Victor Cassien, montrant 146 sujets, accompagnées chacune d'une page explicative. De légères rousseurs. Les couvertures ont été conservées par le relieur. *****. In-8. [226 x 145 mm] Collation : 82, (2), 27, (1), (12) pp., 6 planches h.-t. Demi-veau, dos orné, couverture imprimées conservées. (Reliure moderne.).

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        ??????????????????????? [K?ka sannen Amerik-sen narabini K?m? zokkoku Dennemarku-se ikken ]. On the American Ships and the Ship of Denmark under the Rule of Holland, Which Arrived in 1846....

      (circa1846). 12 folded leaves (two detached), some light soiling, creasing at corners, a little insect damaged in a few places causing the loss of a few characters. 24 x 17cm. This manuscript copy of a Japanese letter discusses the arrival at Uraga of the two American ships led by James Biddle and the Danish ship Galathea.James Biddle preceeded Commodore Perry's arrival in Japan by seven years. His mission being to open trade between Japan and the United States. Just as Perry was to do years later, the American ships anchored off Uraga at the entrance to Edo Bay, but due to misunderstandings and the Japanese authorities very decided lack of interest in trading with the United States, his mission was not successful. The Danish ship, Galathea was on a two year voyage around the world (1845 - 1847) engaging in scientific research, working on political goals such as the sale of the Danish colonies in India to the East India Company and searching for new trading opportunities. Her visit to Uraga was also unwelcome and she left for the United States. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 157033)....

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        On the Dynamics of Earthquakes ; being an Attempt to reduce their observed Phenomena to the known Laws of Wave Motion in Solids and Fluids. [Read 9th February, 1846] AND: On the Objects, Construction, and Use of certain new Instruments for Self-registration of the Passage of Earthquake Shocks. [Read June 22,1846].

      Royal Irish Academy,, 1846. First Edition of both original papers. [Dublin], Royal Irish Academy, 1846. Quarto. 63 pages with 2 illustrations in the text (wood-engravings) and 3 plates: Plate I - Map of Earthquake Cotidal Lines (coloured) / Plate II - ["Seismic waves" and illustrations of a seaquake] / Plate III - [Seaquake and development of a Tsunami Wave] Modern Softcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. The very scarce original first edition of Mallet's "groundbreaking" discovery. [From "The Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy, Volume XXI, Part I]. Robert Mallet, FRS, MRIA (3 June 1810 ? 5 November 1881), Irish geophysicist, civil engineer, and inventor who distinguished himself in research on earthquakes and is sometimes called the father of seismology.nMallet was born in Dublin, on 3 June 1810, the son of factory owner John Mallet. He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, entering it at the age of 16 and graduating in science and mathematics in 1830 at the age of 20.Following his graduation, he joined his father's iron foundry business and helped build the firm into one of the most important engineering works in Ireland, supplying ironwork for railway companies, the Fastnet Rock lighthouse, and a swing bridge over the River Shannon at Athlone. He also helped manufacture the characteristic iron railings that surround Trinity College and which bear his family name at the base. Mallet was elected to the Royal Irish Academy in 1832 at the early age of 22. He also enrolled in the British Association for the Advancement of Science in 1835 which helped finance much of his research in seismology. In 1838 he became a life member of the Royal Geological Society of Ireland, and acted as its President from 1846?48. nFrom 1848?1849 he constructed the Fastnet Rock lighthouse, southwest of Cape Clear.nOn 9 February 1846 he presented to the Royal Irish Academy his paper, "On the Dynamics of Earthquakes", which is considered to be one of the foundations of modern seismology. He is also credited with coining the word "seismology" and other related words e.g. the isoseismal map, which he used in his research. He also coined the term epicentre.nnFrom 1852 to 1858, he was engaged (with his son, John William Mallet) in the preparation of his work, The Earthquake Catalogue of the British Association (1858), and carried out blasting experiments to determine the speed of seismic propagation in sand and solid rock.nnOn 16 December 1857, the area around Padula, Italy, was devastated by the Great Neapolitan earthquake which caused 11,000 deaths. At the time it was the third largest known earthquake in the world and has been estimated to have been of magnitude 6.9 on the Richter Scale. Mallet, with letters of support from Charles Lyell and Charles Darwin, petitioned the Royal Society of London and received a grant of £150 to go to Padula and record at first hand the devastation. The resulting report was presented to the Royal Society as the Report on the Great Neapolitan Earthquake of 1857. It was a major scientific work and made great use of the then new research tool of photography to record the devastation caused by the earthquake. In 1862, he published the "Great Neapolitan Earthquake of 1857: The First Principles of Observational Seismology" in two volumes; he brought forward evidence to show that the depth below the Earth's surface, from where the impulse of the Neapolitan earthquake originated, was about 8?9 geographical miles.nnOne of Mallet's papers was Volcanic Energy: an Attempt to develop its True Origin and Cosmical Relations, in which he sought to show that volcanic heat may be attributed to the effects of crushing, contortion and other disturbances in the crust of the earth; the disturbances leading to the formation of lines of fracture, more or less vertical, down which water would find its way, and if the temperature generated be sufficient volcanic eruptions of steam or lava would follow.nDuring the Crimean War he designed a 42 long tons (43 t) mortar of 36 inches (910 mm) calibre capable of throwing a 2,400 pounds (1,100 kg) shell a distance of 1.5 miles (2.4 km). The huge mortar was built in sections to allow transport, but was too late to be used in action. An example has been preserved at the Royal Artillery base in Woolwich and one is displayed before the Royal Armouries Fort Nelson near Portsmouth.nnMallet was elected Fellow of the Royal Society in 1854, and in 1861 moved to London, where he became a consulting engineer and edited The Practical Mechanic's Journal. He was awarded the Telford Medal by the Institution of Civil Engineers in 1859, followed by the Cunningham Medal of the Royal Irish Academy for his research into the theory of earthquakes in 1862 and the Wollaston medal of the Geological Society of London in 1877, the Geological Society's highest award. Blind for the last seven years of his life, he died at Stockwell, London, on 5 November 1881 and is buried at West Norwood Cemetery. (Wikipedia)

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        Map of Texas from the most recent authorities.

      Philadelphia. C.S. Williams. Copyright 1845. [ 1846]. Handcolored map, lithograph, 12 1/4 x 15 inches including decorative border on sheet 13 3/4 x 17 3/8 inches. Light toning and soiling to margins, couple of very light soiling spots in image, overall very good condition. A desirable map of the recently admitted state of Texas, this from an 1846 edition of Mitchell's New Universal Atlas (with a plate number of 35 outside the neat line). The copyright line at lower left reads: "Entered, according to Act of Congress in the year 1845, by C.S. Williams, in the Clerk's office of the district court of the eastern district of Pennsylvania." There is no date under the title and publishing information at lower right of the map. The inset map "Texas North of Red River" extends to the Rio Grande del Norte, with New Mexico beyond. Only the lower right section of this map "Summer Range of the Comanches" is handcolored, the rest of the inset remains uncolored.

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        Mexico & Guatemala:

      Philadelphia. S. Augustus Mitchell. Copyright 1846. Handcolored map, lithograph, 12 x 15 inches including decorative border on sheet 13 3/4 x 17 1/4 inches. Toning and light soiling to margins, archivally repaired tear entering the decorative border at centre of upper edge, pinholes in three corners, occasional light soiling in image. Good condition. A fascinating map of the "American West" before it was: the map, published at the start of the Mexican-American War, shows Mexico extending south of the Oregon Territory and east to the Rocky Mountains and Rio Grande, including the huge Mexican state "Upper or New California." It is from the 1846 edition of Mitchell's New Universal Atlas (with a plate number of 36 outside the neat line). The copyright line at lower centre reads: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1846 by H.N. Burroughs, in the Clerk's Office of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." There is an inset map "Valley of Mexico" at lower left and of Guatemala at upper right. A fascinating snapshot of the Western United States just prior to the California Gold Rush and the annexation of California.

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

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

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