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        WONDERFUL STORIES FOR CHILDREN. By Hans Christian Anderson (sic).

      London, (printed and engraved by Vizetelly Bros. & Co. for) Chapman and Hall, 1846. FIRST EDITION FIRST ISSUE 1846 (author's name misspelt on title page), small 8vo, 172 x 127 mm, 6¾ x 5 inches, original publisher's blind decorated mauve cloth, gilt title and 'Howitt' to upper cover within decorative gilt wreath, gilt title "Wonderful Stories" on spine in unusual decorative font, all edges marbled, pale yellow endpapers, pages: (4), 1-127, (1), PAGE 95/96 IS MISSING, and has been supplied in facsimile on old paper. 4 pretty hand coloured lithographic plates, including frontispiece, each within cream decorative border, decorative borders to story titles, decorated initial to first word of each story, and some ornamental tailpieces. The stories: Ole Luckoie; The Daisy; The Naughty Boy; Tommelise; The Rose-elf; The Garden of Paradise; A Night in the Kitchen; Little Ida's Flowers; The Constant Tin Soldier; The Storks. Cloth browned especially at the edges and on spine, also slightly stained and marked, 3 - 5 mm (1/8" - ¼") of outer cloth missing at head and tail of spine, corners slightly bumped and slightly worn, front inner paper hinge cracked but holding firmly, 2 neat early inscriptions and an early name on front endpaper, all the same family, tiny brown spot to lower margin of title page and 2 following leaves, lower margin edge of pages 13 - 18 have 2 small scissor cuts, pages 19 - 22 each have 1 cut, 10 mm (½") light brown spot on 2 facing text pages, no loss, occasional small light mark to margins, very small chip to fore-edge of page 113. A very good copy (1 leaf in facsimile as noted) of the scarce first edition of the first translation of Andersen's fairy tales into English. The first issue is distinguished by the misspelling of Andersen's name on the title page. Mary Howitt and her husband William were personal friends of Andersen and Mary's translation of ten of his fairy tales was one of the three all published in 1846. She translated them from the Danish which she learned in order to read his works. Sotheby's Klein Catalogue, No.210; Osborne I, page 17. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Le Moniteur des Indes Orièntales et Occidentales, recueil de memoires et de notices scientifiques et industriels, de nouvelles et de faits, importants concernant les possessions Néerlandaises, d'Asie et d'Amérique. avec la coopération de plusieurs membres de la Société des Arts et de Sciences de Batavia. I-III(1-4).

      - La Haye et Batavia, Belinfante et l'Imprimerie de l'État, 1846-1848. In two volumes, and four issues. Large 4to (30.7 x 23.5; 32.0 x 25 cm). Volume I (1845-1847): title page, frontispiece (portrait), vi pp., half title to Première partie (sciences, arts et industrie), 342 pp., half title to Deuxième partie (revue coloniale), 128 pp; 5 maps (of which 4 larger, folding), two plates of which one hand-coloured (of 3). Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards. Spine with gilt ornaments and title. Marbled endpapers, speckled edges; Volume II [12 issues in 10] (1847-1848), half titles to Première partie and Deuxième partie, ii, 392, 116, [ii], viii pp.; engraved portrait (to be used as frontispiece), four large, folded maps, and four plates on three sheets; Volume III [four issues in three] (1848): 148, 32 pp. Both volumes in original printed wrappers.= An expensive (originally sold for 18 Dutch florins per volume!) and now very rare periodical, complete in three volumes, of which we hold the first two and parts 1-3 of the third. The purpose of this important work was to disseminate better knowledge of the Dutch Colonies (mainly on Indonesia) internationally, for which reason it was published in French. Each volume contains many interesting historical, biographical and scientific contributions by such authors as the ichthyologist P. Bleeker, the explorer and geologist Junghuhn, the medical doctor orientalist and Japanologist Von Siebold himself, the zoologist S. Müller, the geographer Melvill de Carnbee, etc. For example: S. Müller, "Notice sur quelques points de la Nouvelle-Guinée"; Bleeker, "Notice sur la topographie physico-médicale de Batavia: Végétation et faune"; Siebold, "Essai historique, statistique et politique sur le commerce du Japon"; and, by le Baron P. Melvill de Carnbee, the fine large, double-folded and tinted "Carte générale des possessions Néerlandaises aux Indes- Orientales, accompagnée de tableaux indiquant la latitude et la longitude des principaux points", which shows that two sultanates on Sumatra were still independent, and a second, large folding chart showing the principal mountains (often volcanoes) of Sumatra, Java, Celebes (Sulawesi), Borneo (Kalimantan), etc. Of special interest is the coloured plate of Javanese fruits, meant to be an advert for an extremely rare elephant folio publication on such by J. Schnell. The third volume has some large papers on fish, by Bleeker. Von Siebold was editor of the first volume only. The first volume is in a nice, contemporary binding; the second is in original printed wrappers, as issued. One plate with a view at Neira (Moluccas) is lacking. A few wrappers with some fraying and chipping, but mostly very good. Some light foxing and toning, but nearly all pages, maps and plates clean. A very good set. Sabin, 49982. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Missions de l'Orégon et voyages aux Montagnes Rocheuse,aux sources de la Colombie,de l'Athabasca et du Sascatshawin. 1845-1846.

      Un volume in 8 demi-chagrin à nerfs,titre et filets dorés. Reliure d'époque.Frontispice,titre illustré (Marie Quillax dans la bataille contre les Corbeaux Août 1846)383 pages,3 cartes dépliantes,ainsi que 15 lithographies,y compris le frontispice,hors-texte.Gand,imprimerie lithographie de Vve Vander Shelden sans date(1846)édition originale de la traduction française(6 mois après l'originale américaine) Sabin 82265.En très bon état tirée sur papier légèrement teinté.Ex-libris du Château du Chillon par Le Louroux- Béconnais(Maine et Loire)

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        Manz, Allgemeine Realencyclopädie oder Conversationslexicon Erstausgabe, 12 Bände, 1846

      Verlag von Georg Joseph Manz 1846-1850, Regensburg - Allgemeine Realencyclopädie oder Conversationslexicon für das katholische Deutschland (Manz'sche Enzyklopädie). Bearbeitet von einem Vereine katholischer Gelehrten & herausgegeben von Dr. Wilhelm Binder. 12 Bände, Grundwerk in 10 Bänden A-Z & beide Supplementbände (A-R & S-Z) - komplette Erstausgabe des 'katholischen Brockhaus'. Format 23,5 x 15,5 cm. Jeder Band des Grundwerkes mit gest. Frontispiz einer katholischen Persönlichkeit. Hier in homogenen & sehr gut erhaltenen Halbledereinbänden der Zeit mit Goldprägungen. Deckel in mehrfarbiger Marmorierung & mit Lederecken abgesetzt sowie dreiseitig blau marmorierter Buchschnitt. Wie auch den 12 Originalbildern zu entnehmen, sind der Blauschnitt & die Deckel wunderschön erhalten. Die Rücken & Deckel tragen so gut wie keine Abriebspuren. Die Rückenkanten sind ohne den häufig anzutreffenden Fehlstellen oder Beschädigungen. Kanten und Ecken berieben bzw. bestoßen. Die Rücken haben im unteren Beich an den Seitenkanten je zwei Schnitte, sie sind nur oberflächlich / nicht tief (offenbar wurde hier mit einem Messer ein früheres Etikett entfernt). Auch innen sind die Bücher noch beeindruckend. Keine fehlenden oder losen Seiten oder unangenehmer Geruch. Seiten noch hell; nur gelegentlich gibt es leichte Bräunung, keine Unterstreichungen, auf den vorderen & hinteren Seiten etwas Fleckigkeit. Buchblock noch fest, nur bei drei Bänden beginnt er sich etwas zu lösen. Die Vorsätze tragen ein handschriftliches Zeichen, ein Stempel auf dem Titelblatt ist geschwärzt. In dieser schönen Erhaltung & mit beiden Supplementen heute nicht mehr allzu häufig erhältlich. 22500 Gramm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ALS ("Ferdinand Maximilian von

      1846. 4to. 1 p. on double leaf. Includes an envelope addressed by a scribe's hand. Fine letter by the then 14-year-old Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian of Austria to Carl Freiherr von Schwartzenau, colonel and commander of the "Archduke Ferdinand Max 3rd Chevaux-Leger Regiment": "It is a great pleasure for me that such a nice regiment bears my name and has in every instance proved itself through courage and bravery, and I shall always endeavor to advance the welfare of the same to the best of my abilities. I thank you for your so kindly sending me the list of officers and their ranks [...]". - Blank 2nd f. with small defect.

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        Voyage autour du Monde sur la frégate La Venus, pendant les années 1836-1839, publié par ordre du roi, sous les auspices du ministre de la marine. Atlas de Zoologie [AND] Atlas de Botanique.

      - Paris, Gide, 1846-1855. Large folio (54.7 x 36.0 cm). Printed front wrapper; [ii] pp. (Table des planches); half-title "Atlas de Zoologie", 79 engraved plates of which 74 finely hand-coloured; title "Atlas de Botanique", [i] (index), half title (to the work), 28 engraved plates.= A rare complete set of the fine zoology and botany plates of this famous expedition. Chief goal of the expedition was the annexation of the Marquises Archipelago and the establishing of French Polynesia. This included detailed observation of the geography, oceanography, anthropology and natural history. The French navy officer Abel Aubert Du Petit Thouars (1793-1864) was "Capitaine de vaisseau" during the circumnavigation by the Vénus between 1836 and 1839. As usual, several naturalists travelled with expedition and many botanical and zoological objects were collected and described. The Mollusca section is with 27 plates the largest, and includes three bis-plates; the "zoophytes' has one. There are 13 plates with mammals, 10 with birds, 10 fish, 3 herpetological plates, and 16 "zoophytes". The botany, by J. Decaisne, is not coloured, as always. Plates uncut. One bird plate with a large tear, skilfully repaired. Most plates clean. In all a very good copy of the rare zoology and botany atlases. A nice box to contain these loose sheets in can be made upon request, please inquire. Dance, A history of shell collecting, p. 134; Nissen BBI, 561; Nissen ZBI, 1211; Stafleu & Cowan, 1337.

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        Interior of the Mosque of the Metwalys.

      F.B. Moon London -49 1846 - Original hand-coloured lithograph on fine paper mounted on card as issued from the subscription edition of Roberts' Egypt and Nubia. Dimensions: Page size 60 x 44cm. Image size 35 x 50.8cm.

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        Histoire de la Louisiane

      Nouvelle-Orléans, Magne et Weisse, 1846-1847. 1310 g 2 tomes en un fort volume in-8 (en fait petit in-4 d'environ 16*24 cm), demi chagrin rouge, dos à faux nerfs, [2] ff., xi-377, vii-427 pp.. Edition originale rare. Reliure moderne. Des rousseurs et des feuillets brunis. . (Catégories : Louisiane, Etats-Unis, Amérique du Nord, )

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        The Adventures of Oliver Twist

      London - Bradbury and Evans, 1846 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. The new and revised edition of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist. Actually a nice copy with the plates in particularly clean condition. Some rubbing to the Davies Closter binding but this could be restored. Originally published as a serial inBentley's Miscellany,1837-39 and then as athree volume bookbyBentley in 1838,Dickens made the decision to revise his text. He reworkedhis second novelwhilsthe was in Italy in 1844-5. By this timeDickenshad bought the copyright for the title back from Richard Bentley who published the novel previously. Therefore, the 'New and Revised edition' appeared in 1846. The revised editionwas unparallelled in comparison to Dickens' othernovels andthis edition forms the basis of the present Oliver Twist text. This text is bound fromthe ten monthly parts which were released of this edition. With the author's preface to the third edition. Illustrated, with twenty four platesfrom illustrations by George Cruikshank. Collated, complete. In a Davies Closter half calf binding. Oliver Twist is one ofDickens' most famous works and is notable for its unromantic portrayal of criminals and theirsordid lives. It is also noted for exposing the cruel treatment of many orphansinmid-nineteenth century London. Dicking satirizes the hypocrisies of his time, such as child labour, the recruitment of childrenas criminals as well as the presence of street children. Condition: In a half calf Davies Closter binding. Binder's stamp to verso of front endpaper. Externally, generally smart with rubbing to the joints, spine and extremities. Some loss to spine due to rubbing. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are slightly age toned to edges with the odd spot throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Morrison's North River Traveller's Companion Containing a Map of the Hudson or North River, with a Description of the adjoining Country; the Names and Distances of the different Towns, the Names and Heights of the surrounding Mountains, &c.

      Philadelphia - Unusual pocket map following the path of the Hudson River from New York City to Glenville in Warren County, circa 1846. Each county the river passes through has been differentiated with color and notable towns and cities are marked along the way. As a "Traveller's Companion" the map provides lists of distances of various U.S. cities from Washington, hotels, and lengths of U.S. canals. Title in decorative motif. Map in good condition with some toning and very few splits along folds. Some edge wear, especially along right margin, with part of the right border missing. Case map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Folded into plain red card. Printed on thin onion skin paper. Page measures 8.75" x 22.25". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Barhut (Anesi-Hengst.) Geschenk des Vice-Königs von Aegypten an den General-Consul Herrn von Wagner. Jetzt im Besitz Sr. Maj. des Königs von Preussen Friedrich Wilhelm IV. Berlin, L. Zöllner / Gebr. Rocca, [c. 1846].

      1846. 640 x 490 mm. Toned lithograph (the stallion "Barhut" before a oriental caravan background), blindstamped by the publisher. Fine lithographed portrait of the Arabian stallion "Barhut", a gift by Muhammad Ali Pasha, Viceroy of Egypt, to the Prussian Consul General v. Wagner, who in turn presented the horse to his King, Fredrick William IV. The Thuringian artist Wilhelm Ammon (1812-95, of no relation to the famous like-named Bavarian Court Studmaster), trained at Berlin, Munich, and Paris, was particularly famous for his horse paintings, many of which were in the collections of the Altenstein castle and stud. Cf. Thieme/B. I, 416.

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        Copied by Felix Mayer, an inmate of the Lunatic Asylum. B.I. I do hereby appoint M. Harris Ranney M.D. An Assistant Physician to the Hospital...

      [New York], [1840s]. Ephemera. Very Good+. Large manuscript broadside; 600x500mm; pen and ink on vellum. A little wrinkled, with a few small, faint spots of staining. Document tracing the career of M. Harris Ranney within the Bellevue Hospital system attached to the Alms House, from Assistant Physician (1846), to Resident Physician of the Lunatic Asylum on Blackwell's Island (1848), for which he received "a Salary at the rate of Fifteen hundred Dollars per annum." Moses Harris Ranney (1814-1864) held his position at the asylum for nearly 20 years. He was a member of the Pathological Society and a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine.

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

      G. Antonelli Editore, 1846 - 1848. 3 volumi. Tela editoriale coeva con tit. impressi al dorso. Vol. I - IV, 573 pp., (3) pp. bianche + 3 tavv. rip. f.t.; Vol II - 574 pp., (2) pp. bianche + 5 tavv. rip.f.t.; Vol.III - 558 pp., (2) pp. bianche + 7 tavv. rip. f.t. Raro. Rara e completa raccolta di questo compendio di memorie che riunisce in una singola pubblicazione importanti articoli (pubblicati e non ) di scienziati italiani dediti a ricerche di astronomia, fisica, chimica e storia naturale alla metà del XIX secolo. Grazie all'esperto lavoro editoriale di Zantedeschi, il lettore moderno può completamente immergersi nel clima accademico del periodo, ritrovando la via della scoperta e partecipando ad accesi dibattiti. L'opera comprende olre 100 articoli di scienziati come Ambrogio Fusinieri, Stefano Marianini, Giuseppe Zamboni, Tommaso Catullo, Antonio Colla, Domenico Paoli, Geminiano Grimelli, Michele Cito, Bartolomeo Bizio, J.D. Botto, lo stesso Zambeccari e altri ancora. Cajori, Storia della Fisica Elementare p. 419; Poggendorff II - 1397.

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        Teverino

      - Desessart, Paris 1846, 14x21,5cm, relié. - First Edition. Bound in mezza pelle di pecora verde, dorso piatto decorato con dorature in lungo, triplo dorato in basso e testa guardie contreplats e carta fatta a mano, arabeschi vincolanti contemporanei. Foxing e tamponi sala lettura. Rare. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en demi basane verte, dos lisse orné d'arabesques dorées en long, triple filets dorés en pied et en tête, contreplats et gardes de papier à la cuve, reliure de l'époque. Rousseurs et tampons de cabinet de lecture.Rare.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Mannheim, 4. III. 1846.

      1846. 2½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief). An den Sänger Ludwig Cramolini (1805-1884): "Hätte ich nur einige Wochen früher erfahren, daß Du nicht mehr in Darmstadt Lust zu bleiben hast, so hätte ich mich mit der nemlichen Frage an Dich gewendet, die Du jetzt an mich stellst. Mittlerweilen sind aber zwei Tenoristen auf Gastrollen und Engagement eingeladen worden [...] Wir haben ein eigenes Unglück mit unserem Tenoristen. Ist einmal einer da, der gefällt, so lauft er entweder fort oder er verliert seine Stimme [...] Bei erprobt guten Tenoristen kommen wir entweder zu früh oder zu spät und so leidet die hies. Oper schon seit Jahren an diesem wunden Fleck. Übrigens ist ein Engagement wie in Darmstadt nicht leicht wieder gefunden, wegen des unschätzbaren Vortheils durch 4 od. 5 Monate hindurch sein eigener Herr zu seyn. Unannehmlichkeiten gibts an jedem Theater und ich glaube an sehr vielen mehr als in Darmstadt [...]". - Vinzenz Lachner, der Bruder Franz und Ignaz Lachners, wurde 1831 Organist in Wien, 1836 Hofkapellmeister in Mannheim. - Etwas fleckig und gebräunt; im Mittelfalz annähernd durchtrennt; Bl. 2 mit kleinem Ausriß durch Siegelbruch.

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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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        Karnac. Novr 29th 1838.

      1846-49 1846 - 485 x 325 mm. Karnac. Novr 29th 1838. Full-plate. £2415

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        1846 French New Testament - First Bible Printed in Canada

      1846 French New Testament. First Bible Printed in Canada. Inscription on endpaper dated 1863. Quebec.

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        HISTOIRE UNIVERSELLE DEPUIS LES PREMIERS AGES DU MONDE JUSQU'A L'EPOQUE ACTUELLE, 9 TOMES

      L. Sébille et Cie, Paris. 1846-1850. In-8 Carré. Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos frotté. Quelques rousseurs. 9 tomes d'env. 500 pages chacun. Gravures en noir et blanc en frontispices. Illustrés de gravures en noir et blanc sur planches hors texte. Auteur, titre, tomaison et filets dorés sur les dos. Epidermures sur les dos. Bords des plats frottés. Tome III manquant. Très rare. Tomes I-IV: Antiquité. Tomes V-X: Moyen Age (jusqu'à la prise de Constantinople en 1453).

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        Autograph letter signed. Place d'Orleans 2, Rue St Lazare 34[?], 21. X. 1846.

      1846. 8vo. 1 p. To the pianist Johann Peter Pixis (1788-1874): "Nous serons charmés de vous voir chez nous Jeudi prochain à 6 moins un quart, avec votre neveu. J'espère qu'il nous jouera quelque chose et Arthur se fait une fête de le connaître [...]".

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        Chemie der organischen Verbindungen. 2. umgearbeitete und vermehrte Auflage. 2 Bände.

      Braunschweig Vieweg 1846 - (22 x 14 cm). (2) XXXVII, 1023 S./ (2) XXXIV, 1754 (2) S. Moderne Halbleinwandbände im Stil der Zeit. Hier das erste und bis zum Erscheinen des "Beilstein" einzige Handbuch für organische Chemie in deutscher Sprache. - Löwig (1803-1890), Schüler von L. Gmelin, war Professor für Chemie in Zürich und - als Nachfolger Bunsens - ab 1853 in Breslau. Er entdeckte unabhängig von Balard das Brom und gehörte zu den Pionieren auf dem Gebiet der metallorganischen Verbindungen. - Stempel auf Titel. Stellenweise leicht gebräunt, sonst gut erhalten

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        Nouveau traité historique et archéologique de la vraie et parfaite Science des Armoiries.

      Paris, Au secrétariat du Collège Héraldique et Auguste Aubry, 1846-1856. Relié plein veau marbré dépoque, triple filets dorés sur les plats, roulette dorée sur les contreplats, tranches dorées, deux parties en un fort in-4 de CVIII-401 pages. Édition originale de ce bel ouvrage orné de 53 planches chromolithographiées en couleurs, "Les introductions concernant la noblesse en général et à lorigine, et le développement de la noblesse française en particulier" (Saffroy). Cette première partie est la seule parue, elle contient les termes du blason de "abaissé" et à "cigogne". Saffroy, I, 2342. Guiguard, Bibliothèque héraldique de France, 121. Rare exemplaire, de cette importante source de documentation historique, qui fut tirée à petit nombre, jamais rééditée à ce jour, dans une très belle reliure dépoque.

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        Genreral View of Cairo from the West.

      F.B. Moon London -49 1846 - Original hand-coloured lithograph on fine paper mounted on card as issued from the subscription edition of Roberts' Egypt and Nubia. Dimensions: Page size 60 x 44cm. Image size 35 x 50.8cm

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        The Analysis of the Hunting Field

      /FONT>, 1846 Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. First edition.. A first edition of this hunting work by Robert Smith Surtees. First edition first issue with illustrated title dated 1846. With sevenhand coloured aquatint plates by Alken including the frontispiece and illustrated title page. Henry Thomas Alken was an English painted and engraver chiefly known as a caricaturist and illustrator of sporting subjects and coaching scenes. Robert Smith Surtees was an English editor, novelist and sporting writer. He is best known for Jorrocks' Jaunts and Jolities and Mr Sponge's Sporting tour, and his other comedic novels. Thisis one of his few non fiction works,taken from the sporting newspaper Bell's life in Londonduring the fox hunting season of 1845-6. Condition: In a crushed morocco binding by Root and Son. Gilt hunting tools and fox detailing. Original cloth bindings bound in. Externally, in lovely condition. Booksellers label to front pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright with occasional scattered spotting. Externally: FINE. Internally: VERY GOOD INDEED. Overall: NEAR FINE..

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        Genre-Bilder aus dem Oriente. Gesammelt auf der Reise seiner Königlichen Hoheit des Herrn Herzog Maximilian in Bayern. [Stuttgart, Ebner, 1846].

      1846. Folio (490 x 375 mm). (2), 70 pp. With lithogr. t. p. and 48 lithogr. plates. Contemp. giltstamped half calf. Rare, elaborately produced publication about Maximilian's journey to Egypt, Nubia, Palestine, Syria, and Malta, on which he was accompanied by the artist Heinrich Mayr. The harem and market scenes are obviously indebted to the French orientalist tradition; several plates show details of architecture, costumes, camel and horse care, etc. They are not identical with the better known plates in Mayr's earlier "Malerische Ansichten aus dem Orient" (Leipzig 1839). - Spine professionally rebacked. Foxing throughout, mainly confined to the plates' margins. Blackmer 1101 (French ed.). Ibrahim-Hilmy II, 26. Tobler 161. Rohricht 1871. Lipperheide Ma 28 (French ed.). Thieme/B. 477 (citing 36 plates only). Kainbacher 299, 2 ("RR").

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        Three autograph letters signed "Peppina Verdi" to Giuditta [Ricordi] regarding Verdi's Otello

      Giuseppina Strepponi, who became Verdi's companion in 1846 and his second wife in 1859, was a gifted soprano in her own right. Donizetti wrote his Adelia (1841) for her, and she created Abigaille in Verdi's Nabucco (1842). She retired from the stage in 1846. She was described as having a "‘limpid, penetrating, smooth voice, seemly action, a lovely figure; and to Nature's liberal endowments she adds an excellent technique'; her ‘deep inner feeling' was also praised." Julian Budden in Grove Music Online. Giuditta Ricordi was the wife of Verdi's music publisher, Giulio Ricordi (1840-1912). "From 1879 until 1887, Giulio Ricordi worked tirelessly to bring about Verdi's composition of Otello, arguably his greatest masterpiece. The annual Christmas cakes presented to the Verdis from 1881 on were designed to keep the 'chocolate project' in the forefront of the composer's mind." Sotheby's catalogue, December 6, 1996. In the nineteenth century the noun "chocolate" was also used to describe men of African descent. For further explanation of the racial and cultural connotations of the word, see Naomi Andre: "From Otello to Porgy: Blackness, Masculinity, and Morality in Opera," in Blackness in Opera, pp. 12-13. Otello was first performed at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan on February 5, 1887. The Paris première of the opera, which Strepponi mentions, took place on October 12, 1894.. - 3 pp. Octavo. Dated Genoa, December 25, 1882. On stationery with Strepponi's monogram embossed at head. In Italian (with translation). Strepponi discusses family matters, and, most intriguingly, her husband's unfinished opera, Otello. She mentions the third pregnancy of [Filomena?] Maria [Cristina Verdi?] and the ill health of Ricordi's mother. Finally, she thanks Ricordi for a Christmas panettone, upon which a chocolate half-figure of Otello is mounted. "... Last night we received a wonderful panettone with a half-grown Otello!.. Poor thing! He's still in the limbo of the Holy Fathers!.. I thank you for my portion of panettone that I will eat! I believe that Verdi will write about the rest... " Slightly worn and foxed; creased at folds and with several short tears; slightly lacking at blank upper edge of central fold, with no loss to text. - 2 pp. Small quarto (ca. 90 x 116 mm.). Dated Genoa, April 23, 1888. On cardstock with Strepponi's decorative monogram embossed at head. In Italian (with translation). Strepponi writes of the "grumbling" weather, which has not adversely affected her health, and Verdi's wish to leave Genoa. She and her family will soon leave for the "poetic beaches" of St. Agata. She thanks Giuditta for "the cordial reception and continuous kindness we always find in Milan in the Casa Ricordi." "The Milanese sun accompanied us to the mountains, only to make room for clouds in Genoa. Verdi, in spite of the grumbling weather, wanted to leave right away Thursday morning, and the rain blessed Genoa and St. Agata for two days!... We are covering up all furniture and I think we will leave for the poetic beaches of St. Agata as soon as the illustrious Greis comes back to us. The apartment in Genoa is a huge mess; that's why I'm writing to you so little... " Very slightly worn. - 2 pp. Small oblong octavo (ca. 59 x 114 mm.). Dated Paris, October 15, [18]94. On visiting card with "Giuseppina Verdi" printed to recto. In Italian (with translation). Strepponi writes about the first Paris production of Otello, in which tenor Alberto Saleza almost strangled soprano Rose Caron. She hopes Ricordi, who has escaped to the country, will be able to rest. If her husband comes to Milan, she may "embrace" her good friend in person. "... As you know, Otello went really well, but he made one of his bungles: he almost strangled Desdemona with his jealousy and today Madame Caron is in bed. For the second performance she will be replaced by Bosmann!!! Mah!!!" Slightly worn.

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        Feste secolari del Concilio di Trento: con solenne rito celebrate nei giorni 12, 13 e 14 dicembre 1845 descritte ed illustrate a cura del Municipio e dell'Istituto Sociale di Trento.

      Monauni, 1846. In-folio (cm. 47), pp. (50). Antiporta figurata contenente 9 ritratti di religiosi, frontespizio interamente inciso con grande figura centrale e 4 belle tavole f.t. in litografia (ciascuna protetta da velina) raffiguranti episodi della celebrazione ambientati nel centro della città di Trento. Legatura (posteriore?) in piena percallina verde con filetti in oro e fregi a secco. Tagli dorati. Solo qualche fioritura al frontespizio, peraltro esemplare fresco, marginoso ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. Pregiata e rara edizione stampata in soli 400 esemplari ed illustrata da Basilio Armani.

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        Die Gletscher des Bernagtthales in Tirol und ihre Geschichte.

      Wagner'schen Buchhandlung,, Innsbruck, 1846 - Cm. 21, pp. 75 (1). Con una grande carta topografica a colori più volte ripiegata fuori testo e raffigurante i vari ghiacciai della Valle di Vernago (in Alto Adige adiacente alla Valle di Senales). Legatura originale in mezza percallina e cartonato marmorizzato. Esemplare genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Rara edizione originale ed unica. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Denkmal Franz dem Ersten in Wien. Kunstwerk von Pompeo Marchesi beschrieben von Francesco Ambrosoli. Milan, Ripamonti Carpano, [1846].

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

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        Nobiliaire d'Auvergne.

      Clermont-Ferrand, Perol, 1846-1853. 7 volumes in-8, 133 planches lithographiées en noir, d'après l'auteur. Reliures de l'époque demi-basane verte, faux-nerfs, filets et roulettes en largeur, tranches jaspées. Édition originale. Le grand armorial de l'Auvergne, quelque peu déconsidéré par Saffroy (II, 17541), qui signale cependant sa cote et sa rareté. Le premier volume renferme 3 planches chiffrées en romain, puis 27 planches numérotées ; puis respectivement : 21 ; 21 ; 16 ; 20 ; 15 ; 10 planches numérotées. Soit un total de 133 planches présentant au total plus de 1000 blasons. Le tome VII se termine par diverses listes et index. Le "Dictionnaire héraldique de l'Auvergne", publié indépendamment, viendra compléter ce nobiliaire pour en faciliter l'utilisation. - Exemplaire bien complet des 133 planches requises. Légers frottements aux reliures, rousseurs.

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        Costumi della Corte Pontificia. Rome, Girolamo Antonelli, via del Corso, Piazza di Sciarra, [1846].

      1846. Engr., illustrated t. p. and 30 engr. plates, c. 106 x 75 mm. In original hand colour throughout, raised in gilt. Stored loosely in custom-made red morocco case with gilt spine. Fine, complete series of costumes as worn by the Roman Curia. The title page depicts the newly-crowned Pius IX (Pope from 1846 to 1878); several other plates also show the Holy Father in splendid garments as well as in his private robes. Other plates show Cardinals, Bishops, priests, chamberlains, lesser member of the clergy, and the Swiss Guard. - Traces of mounting on reverse, otherwise very attractively preserved throughout. Hiler 198. Cf. Colas 167. Not in Lipperheide.

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        Théorie des effets optiques que présentent les étoffes de soie.

      Couverture rigide Paris, Librairie de Firmin Didot frères, 1846. In-8 de 208 pages et une planche dépliante. Reliure demi-bradel vert à coins, couvertures conservées, rousseurs. Première édition. Eugène Chevreul expose des phénomènes optiques vus sur les tissus de soie. Ouvrage capital, imprimé aux frais de la Chambre de commerce de Lyon où Chevreul, en 1842-1843, tenait un cours destiné aux soyeux. Texte important qui fut honoré à l'Exposition Universelle de Londres en 1851. Exemplaire avec le cachet de la Chambre de commerce de Lyon, grandes marges, dans sa reliure d'époque. Poggendorff I, 433 ; DSB III, 240 ; Honeyman col., 683. Edition originale Assez bon

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        Sketches in the East. Drawn on stone by Dickinson & Son

      first (sole) editionfolio[3], [1 (blank)]pp. plus 30 tinted lithographed plates including the title page, each plate with a plain bound-in paper guard, original half green morocco, green moiré patterned cloth on sides, gilt blocked title panel on front cover, spine panelled by broad gilt bands with one panel gilt lettered, clean tear (no loss) into 1 plate neatly repaired on the verso and the margins of that plate reinforced with archival tissue, few other trivial archival tissue repairs to margins, minor fingering in the margins of a few plates, some minor foxing. Nice copy. Rare.Atabey 1208. Not in Abbey or Blackmer.OCLC locates only 8 worldwide (4 in U.K., 4 in U.S.A.). A fine book of views of Egypt, Petra, Jerusalem, Damascus, Balbec, Tripoli and Lebanon lithographed by Dickinson from Lady Tenison water-colours. Louisa Maria Anne Tenison, eldest daughter of Thomas William Anson, the first Earl of Lichfield, was born apparently in the early 1820s. In 1838 she married Edward King Tenison (1805- ) of Kilronan Castle, Kendue, Co. Roscommon, who later served as High Sheriff of Cos. Roscommon and Leitrim. She was an accomplished water-colourist and published two books arising from her travels. This work is comprised of views in Egypt, Palestine, Syria and Lebanon. Her second book, Castile and Andalusia (1853), contains descriptions of her travels as well as some illustrations. She was also involved in plant collecting and appears to have been a skilled photographer. She seems also to have sponsored some Gaelic scholars because in the John Rylands Library in Manchester there is an Irish manuscript version of the Book of Fenagh (possibly in the hand of John O'Donovan) with notes and a translation by D. H. Kelly and a dedication to Louisa Tenison. She died in 1882. Just why this book is so rare we do not know. The publication of such a book would have been an expensive undertaking, and the normal clientele for such a book, namely the aristocracy and the gentry, ensures good prospects for survival. Possible explanations are that it was privately published in small numbers or that some problem in (or with) Dickinson's establishment led to only a very small number of copies being produced. The Irish connection continues with the provenance. Drumbanagher Castle, a very large Italianate house, was built ca. 1837 at Pontyzpass near Newry for Maxwell Close, brother-in-law to the first Lord Lurgan. Few copies only are recorded at auction since 1902 - one in the 1956-57 season, another in the following year, two in 2002 (both from the Atabey collection), one in 2009, and 2 badly damaged and/or defective copies (2011 & 2012). The first Atabey copy, as this one, in its original binding fetched £17,925, and the second, a rebound copy with some damaged and repaired leaves and plates, £5,736.

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        LE MENAGIER DE PARIS ou Traité de morale et d'économie domestique composé vers 1393, par un bourgeois parisien.

      Imprimerie De Crapelet Paris 1846 2 volumes in-8 ( 235 X 155 mm ) de LXXXVIII-240 et 382 pages, demi-maroquin rouge, dos à nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, tête dorée. Édition originale, tirée seulement à 324 exemplaires, tous sur Hollande, publiée par les soins et aux frais de la Société des bibliophiles françois, présidé par le baron PICHON. Cet ouvrage n'existait qu'à l'état de manuscrit. [Vicaire 583-587]. Très bel exemplaire.Ouvrage curieux et instructif sur la vie intérieure d'un bourgeois de Paris au 14ème siècle, il est écrit par un contemporain de TAILLEVENT. Il contient un très important traité de cuisine, un traité de la chasse à l'épervier, des notices sur le jardinage, les chevaux, la table du roi et des princes... D'autres photos sur www.cazitel.com

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        SYNOPSIS OF A GRAMMAR OF THE KAREN LANGUAGE, EMBRACING BOTH DIALECTS, SGAU AND PGHO, OR SHO

      Tavoy: Karen Mission Press, 1846. viii,[3]-297,[299*]-314*,300-345,[359]-458pp. Quarto. Original cloth, neatly rebacked in calf. 19th- century library bookplate and some ink stamps. Minor foxing to titlepage, but generally quite clean internally. Very good. Scarce Karen-language grammar, the first of its kind. The author notes that this work is far from complete, but will surely be expanded and superceded in a year or two, due to the work of the mission in the area. It is inscribed on the flyleaf by the printer, Cephas Bennett: "Society of Inquiry, Newton Theological Society, Mass. / From C. Bennett, Tavoy." Cephas Bennett was an American missionary stationed in Myanmar (then Burma), who also served as the region's printer. Only a handful of copies in OCLC.

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        The True Masonic Chart, or Hieroglyphic Monitor; Containing all the Emblems Explained in the Degrees of Entered Apprentice.

      1846 - (title cont) Fellow Craft, Master Mason, Mark Master, Past Master, Most Excellent Master, Royal Arch, Royal Master and Select Master: Designed and Duly Arranged Agreeably to the Lectures, To Which are Added Illustrations, Charges, Songs, &c., With Additions and Emendations; Also a History of Free Masonry, by a Brother spine missing (repaired with tape), edges rubbed, pages age toned, some black and white illustrations, textblock loose, some pages loose but present DATE PUBLISHED: 1846 EDITION: 342 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        14 autograph letter fragments, written in English and German, partly signed "FL". No place, c.1870s.

      1846. To various addressees an various themes, among them a letter draft to the Hungarian Nobleman Albert Apponyi (1846-1933), to whom Liszt writes of the Academy of Music in Budapest, his interest in Hungarian art and his desire to be useful for his country. Another letter draft's (dating from Villa d'Este, 30. VIII. 1874) addressee is Lina Ramann; there, Liszt is dividing his life into 5 acts "like in a classic tragedy. 1st act: Childhood days up until my father's death [...]". - Provenance: Robert Bory, musicologist.

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        Journal of a voyage from London to Bombay. On board the "Oriental", 1846.

      1846. 8vo. English ms. in blue ink on paper. 69 pp., interleaved with pink blotting paper. With several coloured ink sketches. Bound in red morocco with inscribed cover "Journal of the proceedings on board the ship Oriental from London to Bombay". Marbled endpapers, inscribed "W. Collingwood. Journal Book". A passage journal kept aboard the ship "Oriental" from London around Africa to Bombay between 6 January and 30 May 1846, written in a neat and clear hand with occasional coloured ink sketches. The varied content includes weather observations, poetry, and day-to-day commentary: "March 31st 1846 Tuesday: A large shoal of porpoises playing about the bows the mate went out on the dolphin striker to harpoon one but was unsuccessful [...]", "May 11th 1846 Monday: This morning we sighted Coëtivy, it is a low rocky shore sprinkled with Cocoa nut trees etc., before 12 it was out of sight [...]" (includes a panoramic sketch of the coastline). - Lieutenant William Collingwood, a distant cousin of the Admiral, was an R.I.N. surveyor who did much valuable work in Iraq, including the large-scale, though surreptitious, mapping of Baghdad in 1855. During this same expedition, Collingwood also surveyed the Shatt-ul-Arab, the city of Bussorah (also by stealth) and much of the country between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, and he was undoubtedly one of the most gifted and productive R.I.N. surveyors of his day. - Binding slightly rubbed at extremeties; in good condition altogether.

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        Les Rues d'Aix ou Recherches Historiques sur l'ancienne Capitale de la Provence.

      Typographie Aubin. Aix 1846-1848 Deux volumes in-4 ( 255 x 170 mm ) de VIII-664 et II-558 pages. Demi-basane, dos lisse. Illustrés de vignettes, lettrines, culs de lampes, 12 lampes lithographiées et 2 grands plans dépliants lithographiés de la Ville d'Aix-en-Provence imprimés par J. Barile à Marseille, placés à la fin de chaque volume. Edition originale. Il est rare de trouver un exemplaire complet de ses deux grandes cartes qui étaient le plus souvent détachées des ouvrages pour être encadrées. Dos et plats frottés, quelques rousseurs claires sinon bons exemplaires solides. D'autres photos sur www.cazitel.com

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        Les Rues d'Aix ou Recherches historiques sur l'ancienne capitale de la Provence.

      Aix en Provence Aubin 1846 1 demi-basane, dos à nerfs (teinte du dos passée, papier des plats frottés au centre, rousseurs éparses). 2 vol. in-8, TI : (3ff.), VIII-664pp., 8 planches lith. et TII : (3ff.), II-558pp., 4 planches lith., 1 Tableau des Rues, places... et plan topographique de la ville d'Aix telle qu'elle existait en 1481 510 x 660 mm. et Plan de la Ville d'Aix... 1848.475 x 635mm. Lithographies en deux teintes. Les planches correspondant à celles mentionnées dans l'Avis au relieur. Bon exemplaire comprenant les deux plans.

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        Voyages et découvertes des Compagnons de Colomb. - SIGNED BOOK FROM THE LIBRARY OF PAUL CEZANNE

      Tours: Mame & Cie, 1846. Quatrième édition. Used; Like New/Used; Like New. French translation of Irving's early work of historical fiction, A History of the Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (1828), owned by Paul Cézanne and with his signature on the front end paper. Translated by Henri Lebrun. 12mo. 288 pp. Five engraved plates. Ornate gold and blue decorative binding, enclosed in a newer archival box in blue cloth with leather labels on the spine. Original binding rubbed, damage to the boards, and two large stains to the binding and lower edge of the block; one loose page; foxing throughout; otherwise structurally sound and in good condition. <br style="">As a young man, Cézanne had a great affinity for literature, winning several prizes and often writing letters in verse to Zola and to his classmates. He remained enamored of literature and poetry for his whole life, famously identifying himself with Frenhofer in Balzac's Le Chef-d'Ã…?uvre inconnu: "Frenhofer, c'est moi!" He also encouraged young writers such as Joachim Gasquet, Léo Larguier, and Germain Nouveau.<br>

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        BRITISH WILD FLOWERS

      William Smith 1846 - 1st 1846. Very good condition with no wrapper. Contemporary three-quarters black calf, raised gilt tooled bands to spine and gilt title on burgundy title label. Marbled boards, endpapers and text block. 60 hand-coloured lithographs. xvi and 311 pages including index. Edges rubbed and lightly worn, corners a little bumped. Marbled sides scuffed. Joints sound. All plates present. Plate 59 is bound after plate 60. Plate 3 has plant name at foot pasted over with new imprint. A few scattered foxspots but generally a nice, tight copy. [S] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Album mit 296 einmontierten Postkarten. Verschiedene Orte.

      1846. Meist 8vo, einige jedoch (teils mehrfach) gefaltet und i. F. gr.-8vo. Zudem sieben Originalphotographien und zwei einmontierte Aquarelle. Lederband der Zeit mit Deckel- und Rückenprägung. Quer-Folio. Postkartenalbum aus dem Besitz von Ludwig Fürst zu Wittgenstein und dessen Gattin Valerie. Die zumeist an die zwei genannten gerichteten Karten stammen mehrheitlich von ungarischen und sonstigen Verwandten sowie von dem späteren Generalfeldmarschall Karl Wilhelm Paul von Bülow (1846-1921) und der Pianistin Gisela von Ehrenstein (1859-1932). Zahlreiche Karten stammen aus der Hand von Ludwigs und Valeries Sohn, dem späteren königl.-ungarischen Ernährungsminister Ludwig (Lajos) Aladar Fürst zu Windisch-Graetz (1882-1968), der 1925 maßgeblich an der berüchtigten ungarischen Geldwäscheraffäre beteiligt war, in deren Rahmen sich einige Honoritäten um Windisch-Graetz als einen der Köpfe der Irredenta-Bewegung sammelten und Frankreich durch gefälschte französische Francs "heimzahlen" wollten, daß durch die Verträge von Trianon Ungarn mehr als zwei Drittel seines Territoriums und über die Hälfte seiner Einwohner an Rumänien, die Tschechoslowakei, Jugoslawien und Österreich verloren hatte. - Die Karten stammen u. a. aus Backa Topola, Bad Gastein, Bad Reichenhall, Baden bei Wien, Bleder See (auch Veldeser See) mit Schloss Windisch-Graetz, Bozen, Breslau, Brioni, Brixen, Budapest, Cannes, Düsseldorf, Ebergassing, Friesach, Grein, Hallein, Kietrz (deutsch Katscher), Krakau, Landro (Tirol), Lemberg, Liezen, Lovrana, Marienbad, Menton, Monaco, Mošovce, München, Neisse, Nizza, Paris, Ratibor, Rom, Salzburg, San Remo, Schloß Hollenegg (Steiermark), Sylt, Trencsin, Truskawez, Lovran, Üdvözlet Makóról, Vahrn bei Brixen, Venedig und Wien. Zwei weitere Karten stammen von dem Frontabschnitt beim Steinfelder Lager in Pottendorf bei Wien, das im Vorfeld des Russisch-Japanischen Krieges, der ein halbes Jahr später, im Februar 1904/05, ausbrechen sollte, errichtet worden war. Von hier berichtet der dort sationierte, die Greuel des Krieges nicht vorausahnende Windisch-Graetz treuherzig an seiner Mutter: "Gestern in Baden gewesen[,] habe Gfin. Stolberg [...] gesehen, welche Dir sehr viel schönes sagen läßt. Tausend Dank für Deine gnädige Karte. Bin sehr wohl Mutter jetzt allerdings glühend heiß auch die Nächte sind drückend [...]".

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