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        Gebirgslandschaft mit einer Flussbiegung, hinter der eine Dorfkirche und ein Bauernhaus sichtbar werden.

      . Feder in Grau über leichter Bleistiftskizze, auf Velin, auf China aufgezogen, rechts unten signiert und datiert "Eduard Frey (kaum sichtbar) 1847 fec.". 36,5 x 28,7 cm.. Der in Como geborene Landschaftsmaler Eduard Frey erhielt seine Ausbildung an der Münchner Kunstakademie. Hauptsächlich war er in München tätig. Als Maler ist Frey lediglich durch eine Handvoll Gemälde bekannt, auch Zeichnungen von seiner Hand sind selten.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Zwei Köpfe. Bildnisse einer jüngeren Frau und eines jüngeren Mannes.

      - Bleistift, mit einigen Deckweißlichtern, auf cremefarbenem Whatman-Papier, rechts unten signiert und datiert „Fried. Kaulbach 1847". 29,8:27,6 cm. Sensible und sehr fein durchgeführte Porträtstudien des noch jungen Malers, die zwischen den Reisen nach Italien im Jahr 1844 und nach Paris 1850 entstand. Friedrich Kaulbach, Sohn eines Kunsttischlers, war der Vater von Friedrich August Kaulbach (1850-1920) und der Cousin von Wilhelm von Kaulbach (1805-1874). Friedrich malte bereits in seiner Kindheit Blumen und Porträts, um die Familie zu unterstützen. 1839 ging er nach München und wurde dort Schüler seines Cousins. 1844 unternahm er eine Studienreise nach Venedig, 1850 nach Paris. 1856 wurde er von Georg V. nach Hannover berufen, um Bildnisse der Königsfamilie zu malen, und dort zum Hofmaler ernannt. 1879-1883 wurde er Lehrer für Aktzeichnen und Zeichnen an der Kunstgewerbeschule in Hannover und ab 1883 Professor an der dortigen Technischen Hochschule. Der Künstler war bald ein gefragter Porträtist an den europäischen Fürstenhöfen. Seine akkurat und nobel ausgeführten Bildnisse stehen in der Tradition des Biedermeier. Seine enge Beziehung zu dem hannoveranischen Königshaus dokumentiert beispielsweise das Gemälde „Die hann. Königsfamilie" (Prov.-Mus. Hannover), das zwischen 1858 und 1860 entstand.

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        omoo

      VG with no dj. published in 1847 by John Murray; London as a part of Murray's home and colonial library. 1847 date is on title page. Twentieth Century rebound in full polished calf leather(reddish-brown color) with 5 raised bands and gold gilt as pictures. All called for elements are present: colonial library titles,map,title page,dedication page, preface,contents,321 pages text, and full 16 pages ads. State of the "p" at bottom of page 209 is top half only (no priority). All in all, a wonderful copy of the London first edition which came out before the American (the same is true for Moby Dick or "the Whale". Book is tight (rebound with new endpapers), covers are clean, no markings inside, pages clean with occasional smudge. Omoo by Herman Melville

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        The Bushman: Or, Life in a New Country

      Richard Bentley, London 1847 - Original blue cloth cover is quite solid with some cracking to the spine and a small area of loss (see scan). Spine seems to have been repaired. A small are has been rubbed through the surface between the spine and the front cover. Remains of an old library sticker. Some discolouration to the cover, especially at the back. Corners are bumped and there is edgewear to the top and bottom of the spine with a tiny tear at the bottom. Endpapers and fly leaves have been replaced. There is an old library stamp opposite the Preface page (Hereford Permanent Library). Edges are browned and there is some foxing scattered throughout the book. All illustrations are present. A nice copy for its age in this very scarce first edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MATTEUCCI (Carlo) Electro-Physiological Researches. Fourth to Eleventh Series [of 11].

      - Comprising parts 4, 8, 9, 10, 11 disbound, with parts 5, 6, and 7 presented within the complete volume of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Vol 137, Parts I, II, (complete), bound in one volume for 1847, collating; x, vi, 266, 12, 373, 9pp, quarto, with 13 engraved plates, library cloth with a neat unlinked library name stamp on general title, foot of last leaves and occasionally elsewhere, a good copy, London, Taylor, [Royal Society],1847. * A FULL LIST OF CONTENTS OF THIS VOLUME SENT ON REQUEST. Carlo Matteucci (1811 - 1868) Italian physicist and neurophysiologist, a pioneer in the study of bioelectricity. In 1840, by recommendation of François Arago (1786-1853), his teacher at the École Polytechnique, to the Grand-Duke of Tuscany, Matteucci accepted a post of professor of physics at the University of Pisa. Instigated by the work of Luigi Galvani (1737-1798) on bioelectricity, Matteucci began in 1830 a series of experiments which he pursued until his death in 1865. Using a sensitive galvanometer of Leopoldo Nobili, he was able to prove that injured excitable biological tissues generated direct electrical currents, and that they could be summed up by adding elements in series, like in Alessandro Volta's (1745-1827) electric pile. Thus, Mateucci was able to develop what he called a "rheoscopic frog", by using the cut nerve of a frog's leg and its attached muscle as a kind of sensitive electricity detector. In 1844, for these studies, Matteucci was awarded with the Copley medal by the Royal Society. * Other papers include: GROVE (W. R.) The Bakerian Lecture: On Certain Phenomena of Voltaic Ignition and the Decomposition of Water into Its Constituent Gases by Heat , pp.1-16; with: Supplementary Paper on Certain Phenomena of Voltaic Ignition, and the Decomposition of Water into Its Constituent Gases by Heat , pp.17-21; BROOKE (Charles) On the Automatic Registration of Magnetometers, and Other Meteorological Instruments, by Photography, 59-68; and: 69-77; RONALDS (Francis) On Certain Phenomena of Voltaic Ignition and the Decomposition of Water, pp.111-117; GLAISHER (James) On the Amount of the Radiation of Heat, at Night, from the Earth, and from Various Bodies Placed on or Near the Surface of the Earth, pp.119-144.

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        Antiquites Celtiques et Antediluviennes

      Treutel et Wurtz etc 1847 - Marbled boards, leather spine, part boards and corners. Originally in the library of the Sussex Archaeological Society but does not have library stamps or markings. Only indication is SAS with a single martlet at the base of the spine, and a circular label with 19A in ink.Some damage to front board - marbled paper torn away, Corners bruised, top of spine worn. Title label is missing from spine. The seminal work of prehistoric archaeology, based on the observations and collections of Jaques Boucher de Crevecouer de Perthes of Abbeville. Published as a stand alone volume, some later volumes were also published. Very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. (im Text).

      "4 Hobart Place Eaton Sqa.", i. e. London, 28. IV. 1847.. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo.. An Mrs. Erskine, möglicherweise die Gattin des schottischen Orientalisten und Historikers William Erskine: "'Mr. Mendelssohn presents his Compts. to Mrs. Erskine & regrets most sincerely not to be able to accept of Mrs. Erskine's very kind invitation; as he must leave London already next week he is not sure whether he will be able to thank Mrs. Erskine in person for her kind note, but he hopes to find an opportunity of doing so [...]". - Mendelssohn war im April 1847 ein zehntes und letztes Mal nach England gereist, um Aufführungen des "Elias" in Exeter Hall, in Manchester und Birmingham zu leiten und um die von ihm bewunderte Jenny Lind in Meyerbeers "Robert le Diable" zu hören.

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        [Op. 62]. 2 Nocturnes pour le Piano dedies a M.lle R. de Könneritz... Op: 62. PR 7f. 50 B. et Cie

      Paris Maison Mce. Schlesinger, Brandus et Cie. Successeurs [PN B. et Cie. 4611] [1847-60]. Folio. Disbound. 1f. (title with decorative frame by A. Vialon), [i] (blank), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Brandus & Cie facsimile signature handstamp to lower right corner of title. Moderately foxed; some offsetting; dampstaining to lower inner and upper outer corners. Moderately foxed; slight offsetting; remnants of binding to spine of final blank page; handstamp trimmed.. First French edition, an unrecorded early issue with corrected plate number otherwise identical with Grabowski-Rink 62-1-BR (PN to pp. 4-12 lacking the period after "B"). Chomi ski-Tur o pp. 147-48. Kobyla ska p. 135. Hoboken 4, 445.

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        Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia, from Moreton Bay to Port Essington

      London: T. & W. Boone, 1847. Two volumes, octavo, with frontispiece and 6 aquatint plates in the text (1 folding), the 3-sheet map in the matching case, with the required early issue advertisement leaves and slip, publisher's presentation copy; original olive green cloth of the primary issue with the 3-sheet Arrowsmith map in its matching case which is rebacked in style. A fine set of a presentation copy of the first edition of this great monument in the history of Australian exploration. Leichhardt's Journal of an Overland Expedition documents one of the most unlikely and courageous ventures ever undertaken in the history of the continent. In the course of their harrowing journey, Leichhardt and his party "traversed over three thousand miles of completely unknown country in fourteen months, opening up a vast and valuable area of the interior... When they arrived in Port Essington it was believed that they had all perished. Indeed, expeditions had already been sent out in search of them. This journey of exploration was one of the longest inland expeditions undertaken and the land discovered was among the most valuable pasture on the continent. Leichhardt was welcomed to Port Essington as a national hero and, on his return to Sydney in March 1846, was lionized and feted by Sydney society as a man who had come back from the dead" (Wantrup).In spite of his poor bushcraft and almost constant harassment from natives, Leichhardt's meandering journey from Brisbane to Port Essington, the military base on the far north coast, ranks among Australia's most successful exploring expeditions. His scientific and geographic work were greatly admired during his lifetime, but his reputation as an expeditionary leader has been criticized since. His life and unknown death have become part of the mythology of European Australia.Rarely found in such beautiful condition. Abbey Travel in Aquatint and Lithography 1770-1860, 579; Australian Rare Books, 138a and 139; Ferguson, 4571.

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        Narrative of the Surveying Voyage of H.M.S. Fly, commanded by Captain F.P. Blackwood, R.N. in Torres Strait, New Guinea, and other islands of the Eastern Archipelago, during the years 1842-1846

      London: T. & W. Boone, 1847. Two volumes, octavo, two folding maps and 19 plates (including 12 aquatints after Melville, three line-engraved views, and four natural history plates, textual illustrations, with various publisher's advertisements including for Leichhardt & Stokes; a most appealing set in modern crushed green half morocco gilt, original cloth tipped in at the end of each volume. First edition: an attractive set of this important surveying voyage of coastal Australia. Jukes' account is particularly important for his description of the Queensland coast, the Great Barrier Reef, and the Torres Strait, and includes an impressively detailed map of the north-east coast from Endeavour River north to New Guinea.The Fly, Captain Blackwood, sailed from Falmouth on 11 April 1842 with the cutter Bramble. Jukes sailed as naturalist to the expedition, and with his captain's consent wrote the official narrative. The survey of Torres Strait and of the Great Barrier Reef, as well as the various New Guinea explorations, were all of great importance. The proper scientific understanding of the Barrier Reef could not begin until the completion of the survey, which Jukes charted for the first time in detail. Jukes' own close examination of the reef was also significant, and his chapter on the subject 'is an invaluable record. His observations strongly supported Darwin's theory of the formation of coral reefs...' (Davidson). Indeed, Jukes' interest in coral formation is neatly summarised by the account's terrific opening line, 'I landed for the first time in my life on a coral island.'Ingleton notes: 'the Admiralty decided in 1841 to have the Great Barrier Reefs explored and to have the gaps surveyed in order that some means might be devised for marking the most eligible of these openings, in order that they could be recognised in due time and passed through in comparative safety... The expedition was noteworthy for being the first to be despatched to Australia on a purely surveying mission...' (Charting a Continent, pp. 61-66). Davidson, A Book Collector's Notes, pp.129-30; Ferguson, 4549; Hill, 901; Australian Rare Books, 92.

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        Percement de l'Isthme de Suez. Exposé et documents officiels

      Paris Henri Plon 1855 et 1847. 4 volumes In - 8 demi basane rouge de l'époque, dos à nerfs soulignés de filets dorés. 280 + 331 + 376 + 202 pages. Tome 1 : Percement de l'Isthme de Suez. Exposé et documents officiels : Mémoire à S.A. Mohammed Saïd - Pacha, vice Roi d'Egypte - Firman de concession - Instructions à MM. LINANT - BEY et MOUGEL - BEY - Avant projet du percement de l'isthme de Suez par un canal maritime entre Péluse et Suez - Lettre de M. Ferdinand de LESSEPS à M. le Vicomte STRATFORD de REDCLIFFE - Lettre du Grand Vizir au vice Roi d'Egypte - Rapport au vice Roi d'Egypte - Opinion de M. ANDERSON. 1843 - Opinion du capitaine James VETCH, du corps royal du génie - Opinion de M. David URQUHART - Avantages du tracé direct sur le tracé indirect - 2 cartes dépliantes : Isthme de Suez avec le tracé direct du canal des deux mers et du canal auxiliaire dérivé du Nil d'après l'avant projet de Mr Linant Bey et Mr Mougel Bey, ingénieurs du Vice Roi d'Egypte - et - Carte indiquant les lignes de navigation des principaux ports de l'Europe et de l'Amérique avec les ports de la mer des Indes. Tome 2 : : Exposé et documents officiels : Exposé par Mr FERDINAND de LESSEPS - Notice historique sur l'isthme de Suez, par M. BARTHELEMY SAINT HILAIRE - Procés verbaux des études de la commission internationale en Egypte - Mémoire de M. PALEOCAPA, Ministre des travaux publics de Sardaigne, membre de la Commission internationale - Réponse de M. BARTHELEMY SAINT HILAIRE à la Revue d'Edimbourg - Note commerciale et maritime par M. de CHANCEL, ancie, officier de marine, un des fondateurs de la compagnie - Acte confirmatif de la concession, cahier des charges, statuts et tableau d'amortissement. Tome 3 : Rapport et projet de la commission internationale. Documents publiés par M. FERDINAND de LESSEPS avec annexes au rapport, soit Devis des dépenses, recherches sur le régime des eaux dans le Canal de SUEZ, Extraits des procés verbaux des études de la Commission internationale en Egypte, Procés verbaux des séances de la Commission internationale à Paris, réglement pour les ouvriers Fellahs. Tome 4 : Société d'étude de l'Isthme de Suez. Travaux de la brigade française. Rapport de l'ingénieur. ( Monsieur Paulin TALABOT). 1847 : Historique des opérations de la Brigade française - Mode et vérification des opérations. Comparaison des résultats du nivellement de 1799 avec ceux des opérations de 1847. Description sommaire de la Basse Egypte et de l'isthme de Suez. Exposé des résultats géométriques fournis par les opérations de 1847. Ancien Canal de Suez - Géographie ancienne de l'isthme. Examen de divers projets proposés pour la jonction des deux mers. Etudes de divers projets qu'on peut proposer, d'aprés les nivellements de 1847, pour la communication des deux mers. Débouchés du canal des deux mers. Estimation approchée des dépenses à faire pour l'établissement du canal des deux mers. Comparaison de trois projets. Projet de communication entre les deux mers par un chemin de fer - Avantages et inconvénients de ce projet. - NOTE !: Calcul détaillé de la dépense d'eau nécessaire pour l'alimentation du Canal de Suez à Alexandrei, et des dimensions à donner aux rigoles d'alimentation. Traduction des textes des auteurs anciens et modernes sur le Canal de la Mer Rouge au Nil et à la Méditerranée. Bien complet de la grande carte dépliante en couleurs datée de 1847 reprenant les travaux de la Brigade Française et les divers projets avec leurs tracés. Ensemble en très bel état.

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        The Good Shunammite. II. Kings; Chap. IV; Verses 8.37. EARLY CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS

      [Longmans Brown Green & Longmans 1847] Sm., 4to., First Edition [Sole Edition], with 20 fine chromolithographed plates finished by hand, illuminated borders and initials, wanting front free endpaper, some moderate spotting throughout; contemporary full burgundy calf, boards elaborately blocked in blind and lettered in gilt, back with four raised bands, bevelled boards, gilt edges, very neatly recased, a very good, firm copy. 'This book was completed for Longman Brown Green and Longmans the last day of October at the Studio of Lewis Gruner in the Year of our Lord 1847'. The plates by Humphreys are illuminated by Gruner, 'and probably printed in the establishment of Owen Jones, whose style the illuminations resemble' (McLean: Victorian Book Design, p.92).

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        Rare and Remarkable Animals of Scotland, Represented from Living Subjects: With Practical Observations on their Nature. 2 volume set

      London John van Voorst 1847. G : in Good condition. Binding VG with library plate attached to upper board. Foxing to eps and scattered foxing elsewhere. Ex.-lib. Heraldic book-plate on fep First Edition Modern black half leather cover with marbled boards 280mm x 210mm (11" x 8"). xii, 270pp; 322pp. 110 hand coloured tissue guarded plates. Book-plate of Strathallan 'Lord Have Mercy'.

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        MILITARY SERVICE AND ADVENTURES IN THE FAR EAST: Including Sketches of the Campaigns Against the Afghans in 1839, and the Sikhs in 1845-6. Two Volumes

      London:: Charles Ollier,, 1847. First Edition. Very Good+. TWO VOLUMES. Complete Set. Two Very Good+ hardback First Edition First Printings bound in modern half red calf and marbled boards, raised bands spines, gilt lettering spines, marbled endpapers, marbled edges. Frontis folding map Volume I. Map laid down on backing paper. Short archivally repaired tears ffep and title page Volume I. 8vos. vi, 303 pp. iv, 293 pp. Scarce.

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        Travels In The Steppes Of The Caspian Sea, The Crimea, The Caucasus, &c

      London: Chapman And Hall, 1847. First Edition of the English Translation. Hommaire de Hell, a French geologist, explored the regions which border the Black and Caspian Seas from 1838 to 1842. He was principally concerned with the physical structure of the Crimea and the Steppes of New Russia, and the communication between the Black and Caspian Seas before the Bosphorus erupts into the Sea of Marmara. This English edition contains a narrative of the journey and description of the country and its inhabitants, largely written by de Hell?s wife, but omits the scientific and geological data and observations and plates contained in the original French version of 1844-45. Nerhood 214. 8vo. pp. viii, 436. contemporary polished calf, gilt back

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        The Convict (3 volumes)

      Smith, Elder and Co., London 1847 - Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Complete 3 volume sets. Text clean. Small number written lightly on front free endpage. Front hinge cracked, but binding still secure. Boards bumped and worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Paper titles on spine with tanning and chipping to edges. Boards heavily rubbed with light staining. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 122290. Oversized: International shipping may require additional postage. Please inquire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM A SOLDIER TO A FRIEND IN POLITICS, DISCUSSING PAY FOR VIRGINIA'S VOLUNTEER SOLDIERS IN THE MEXICAN- AMERICAN WAR]

      Buena Vista, Mexico. Nov. 13, 1847.. 4pp. Quarto, on a folded folio sheet. Old folds, very minor soiling, else quite fine. In a clear and legible hand. A letter from E.T. Blamire of Virginia, writing to a friend with political connections concerning pay given to volunteers who enlisted for the Mexican- American War - namely, that they have been promised pay that has not been forthcoming. The letter lacks an address, leaving no indication of who the recipient was; however, Blamire does mention a recent political campaign and his friend's influence on the state legislature. He begins his letter with a lament about the dismal weather in Mexico: "I suppose you are now making preparations for a winter campaign in Richmond and as I expect you will establish your head quarters there by the first Monday in December, I shall direct this accordingly. I hope you will find it more agreeable than a spring, summer, & fall campaign in Mexico, with the prospect of a winter one with the addition of suffering the extremes of heat and cold every twenty-four hours. The heat here in the middle of the day is as great as it is with you in August, and the nights are as cold and as uncomfortable as they are in December. On the 18th and 19th of the present month we had ice in the streams around our camp 3/4 of [an] inch thick and at noon day it was hot enough to go bathing. But in spite of climate, food &c &c I am still in the enjoyment of excellent health & spirits and I am only anxious for the war to be brought to a close that I may once more have the pleasure of meeting you all in Portsmouth and giving you a true and faithful account of my adventures in Mexico. We are still in quiet possession of all this part of the country and see nothing to remind us that we [are] in an enemies country. How much longer we are to remain here is uncertain. If we are to have no fighting I don't care how soon they order us home. ... "As you are now one of our legislators I will say something in regard to our volunteers. When we first commenced raising our company in Portsmouth we were informed by the Adjutant General in his letter to Capt. Young that they (the men) would be entitled to pay from the time they enrolled their names. Twenty two names were enrolled on the 28th day of November and the ballance [sic] of the men were obtained between that time and the 1st of January on which day our company was organized by the election of its officers and we left Portsmouth for the rendezvous in Richmond on the 6th of January and were mustered into the service of the U. States on the 27th of January. The men of course expected to be paid from the time of their enrollment as we had assured them they would be, but they have only been paid from the 28th of January, the day they were mustered into service. Many of them at the time of their enrollment were employed in the Navy Yard and were getting from $1 to $1.25 a day and relinquished their employment and remained in barracks drilling and qualifying themselves for soldiers. This you know yourself and it is certainly nothing more than right that they should receive pay for the time they were so employed. There seems to me to have been some mismanagement on expending the $10,000 appropriated by the Legislature for the Volunteers; some of the companies in our regiment received pay (both officers and men) from the time they enrolled their names, others again from the time they were organized by the election of their officers, but our company only from the time they were mustered into service. You will probably recollect that the Adjutant General decided that a man who signed the enrollment was from that time as much bound as a regular enlisted soldier, and that those who refused after signing the enrollment could be compelled by force to be mustered. If he was correct in his opinions they aught as a matter of right be entitled to the pay. ... You may probably be able to bring the matter before the Governor or the Legislature and have justice done them. ... It has just occurred to me that the Legislature might have no conscientious scruples about appropriating a part of the state's portion of the proceeds of the sales of public lands which had been laying idle in the Treasury for several years to the benefit of the Volunteers. What think you of it?" An interesting letter from the front concerning local politics and their effect on soldiers' pay.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Breslau, 18. VIII. 1847.. 1 S. 4to.. "Ew. Wohlgeboren wollen gütigst entschuldigen, daß ich Ihre werthen Zeilen vom 16. v. M. erst heute, nach 4 Wochen zu beantworten mir die Ehre gebe. Dieselben gelangten während meiner Abwesenheit auf einer Badereise hieher, und erst gestern, bei meiner Rückkehr habe ich sie vorgefunden. Ihre gütige Aufforderung durch einen literarischen Eintrag zur Unterstützung der hiesigen durch Wasserfluthen Beschädigten mitzuwirken, ist mir sehr ehrenvoll, nur muß ich aufrichtig bedauern demselben nicht entsprechen zu können. Es liegt mir kein Produkt vor das geeignet wäre, und es fehlt [ ] an Zeit und Stimmung etwas Neues hervorzubringen [ ]". - Nach der Teilnahme an den Befreiungskriegen trat Heyden als Referendar in Oppeln in den preuß. Staatsdienst ein. Seit 1826 Regierungsrat, wurde er später Oberregierungsrat in Breslau. Das ihm 1843 angetragene Amt des Zensors lehnte der ansonsten Unpolitische ab. Sein spätromantisches Historiendrama Conradin (1818) wurde u.a. von August von Platen gefeiert. Heyden veröffentlichte epigonenhafte Versepen, Gedichte und Dramatische Novellen.

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        UGLY DUCK AND OTHER TALES

      - ANDERSEN,HANS CHRISTIAN. UGLY DUCK AND OTHER TALES trans. by Ch. Boner. London: Grant Griffith, no date, circa 1847. 8vo, blue cloth, [169]p., few corners nipped, edges rubbed, rear blank endpaper repaired G-VG. 1st English edition thus having been first published as A Danish Story Book by Cundall in 1846. Illustrated with 2 fine lithographed plates by Count Pocci and many beautiful engravings by E. DALZIEL. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido for the Suppression of Piracy: With Extracts from the Journal of James Brooke, Esq. of Sarawak, (now Her Majesty's Commissioner and Consul-General to the Sultan and Independent Chiefs of Borneo). Two Volumes.

      London, Chapman and Hall, MDCCCXLVII (1847). - Third Edition; 8vo; Vol. 1; xiv, 429; portrait frontispiece, 2 folding maps, 5 b/w plates; Vol. 2. Viii, 315; 4 folding maps, 5 b/w plates, 1 folding chart; rebound in contemporary full leather binding, title lettered in gilt on spine, previous owner's bookplate to front endpapers, some foxing to first few pages of each volume, otherwise a very good set. 'As an officer of high social rank, great courage, and excellent seamanship, Keppel was too excitable and hasty to be a successful admiral in peacetime. While his diminutive stature only encouraged him to try harder, his social standing made him question those placed in authority over him, most notably Sir Charles Napier in 1854' 'The first volume deals with Brooke's exploits in Borneo from 1838-1842, prior to his meeting with Keppel, particularly Brooke's attempts to open Borneo for foreign trade and pacify the local tribes. The second volume contains an account of the action against the pirates, and accounts of the geography of Borneo and the Dyaks, the aboriginal people of Borneo.' (Hill, Pacific Voyages 918).

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        The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido for the Suppression of Piracy: With Extracts from the Journal of James Brooke, Esq of Sarawak [Now Her Majesty's Commissioner and Consul-General to the Sultan and Independent Chief

      London Chapman and Hall 1847. G+ : in Good condition plus. Cover lightly rubbed. Lower corner of volume I worn. Some offsetting Third Edition Black hardback cloth cover 230mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). xiv, 429pp; viii, 315pp. Plates and fold out maps.

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        Album of Sketches aboard HMS Calypso in South America and the Pacific

      at sea, 1847. Oblong watercolour album of 20 sheets, a few leaves now loose yet well preserved in original papered boards with green calf backstrip. Album of evocative views of Central America and the Pacific by an unknown artist, recording the 1847 cruise of HMS Calypso in the Pacific and South America.The album includes two Pacific island sketches. The first is a detailed pen and was view of a harbour among the Vavau Islands (Tongan group), with detail of foreshore dwellings and copra processing facilities. The second is a little more enigmatic, depicting a portly fellow and his companion beneath an enormous grenadier with a shako with the inscription "To be seen every Sunday Evening until further notice in the Governor's Garden's Tahiti".South American dwellings, interiors and maritime scenes are rendered in an amateur yet sensitive style. One striking harbour scene in sepia pen and ink bears a detailed inscription recording the accidental shooting death of an able seaman aboard the Calypso in January 1847 and his subsequent burial.Although the identity of the artist remains unknown the front endpaper is inscribed 'William L. Shaw from P.K. Lorke, Oxford Street, London.'.

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        Observations Upon The Effects of Certain Late Political Suggestions By the Delegates of Georgia Printed in the Year 1781

      Wormsloe [Ga]: [Printed at Philadelphia by C. Sherman], 1847. Limited to 21 copies. Hardcover. Very good. Folio. [1], 14pp., [2]. Original brown pebble cloth hardcover with gilt stamped title on red leather spine label. Light scattered toning and foxing to pages. Light edge wear to cloth at extremities. Note: Reprint of an extremely rare pamphlet published in Philadelphia (Printed by R. Aitken, Bookseller, in Market-Street, Three Doors above the Cofee-House. MDCC.LXXXI) with an attached annex of a tabular statement of the exports, etc., from the Port of Savannah from 1754 to 1773. The preface is written by George Wymberly-Jones. "The pamphlet is so exceedingly rare, that I have never seen or heard of any other copy than the one in the Philadelphia Library, marked 464, Q. 18, from which this reprint is made. Of the present edition there are but twenty-one copies printed." (GWJ).

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        DENDERA [View of the Temple of Hathor, Being an Original Hand-Coloured Lithograph From] THE HOLY LAND, SYRIA, IDUMEA, ARABIA, EGYPT AND NUBIA

      London: F.G. Moon and Co., 1847. From the Standard Folio First Edition, limited to 500 sets only. A single original hand-coloured lithographic plate drawn on stone by Louis Haghe after David Roberts' paintings done on location in 1838. Printed on a single folio sheet 23" x 17.5", the captioned image, is 19.25" x 13", now presented in cream mounting boards 30" x 24" glazed behind clear mylar. Beautifully hand-coloured to the highest standards of the time. An example in excellent condition, clean, fresh, beautifully preserved. FROM One of the most desirable of all travel and COLOURplate books. This is an especially well-coloured and atmospheric plate capturing the grandure and size of the Temple at Dedera, Tentyra, 'She of the Divine Pillar.' An excellent plate with exceptional detail and depth of colour. We have a good number of impressive images from the Standard Folio Edition of this classic work available for purchase. As well as many views of Egypt there are also views available of Tyre, Nubia, Petra, Sinai, the Jordan, Sidon and Baalbec. Please inquire for further details. In the course of two and a half months in 1838, traveling some 800 miles south from Cairo, Roberts recorded the monumental temple sites along the Nile in more than a hundred sketches. As the first British artist to sketch the monuments of Ancient Egypt, set on "Plains so vast...that, until you come near them, you have no idea of their magnificence," Roberts was well aware of the stir his drawings would create in London. According to John Ruskin, writing in PRAETERITA, Roberts's drawings "were the first studies ever made conscientiously by an English painter, not to exhibit his own skill, but to give true portraiture of scenes of historical and religious interest.

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        History of Europe : from the commencement of the French Revolution in M.DCC.LXXXIX. to the restoration of the Bourbons in M.DCCC.XV / by Archibald Alison. [complete in 20 volumes]

      Edinburgh : William Blackwood, 1847-48, 1847, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, Seventh Edition Good to very good copies in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Blind tooling to spine covers and panels. Varying degrees of wear to the spine bands, with some fraying evident in places. Panel edges someewhat dulled and rubbed as with age. Bumped corners. Scattered surface marks and scuffs to boards. Light yellowing to page margins. Remains quite well-preserved overall. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Physical description: 20 v. ; 20 cm. Subjects: History, Modern -- 18th century. History, Modern -- 19th century. Europe -- History -- 1789-1815. France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799.

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        KARNAC [a View Looking Across the Hall of Columns, being an Original Hand-Coloured Lithograph From] THE HOLY LAND, SYRIA, IDUMEA, ARABIA, EGYPT AND NUBIA

      London: F.G. Moon and Co., 1847. From the Standard Folio First Edition, limited to 500 sets only. A single original hand-coloured lithographic plate drawn on stone by Louis Haghe after David Roberts' paintings done on location in 1838. Printed on a single folio sheet 24" x 17", the captioned image, is 19" x 12.75", now presented in cream mounting boards 30" x 24" glazed behind clear mylar. Beautifully hand-coloured to the highest standards of the time. An example in excellent condition, clean, fresh, beautifully preserved. FROM One of the most desirable of all travel and COLOURplate books. We have a good number of impressive images from the Standard Folio Edition of this classic work available for purchase. As well as many views of Egypt we also have available, views of Nubia, Petra, Sinai, the Jordan, Tyre, Sidon and Baalbec. Please inquire for further details. In the course of two and a half months in 1838, traveling some 800 miles south from Cairo, Roberts recorded the monumental temple sites along the Nile in more than a hundred sketches. As the first British artist to sketch the monuments of Ancient Egypt, set on "Plains so vast...that, until you come near them, you have no idea of their magnificence," Roberts was well aware of the stir his drawings would create in London. According to John Ruskin, writing in PRAETERITA, Roberts's drawings "were the first studies ever made conscientiously by an English painter, not to exhibit his own skill, but to give true portraiture of scenes of historical and religious interest.

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        omoo

      Good with no dj. First American Edition/First Printing. NY: Harper & Bros., 1847. Hardcover Melville's second novel, published a year after Typee, and as usual with his novels, first published in England a month before the American edition. This copy of Omoo bears the signature in pencil of Dabney C. Harrison on the first blank flyleaf, and his name stamp on the half-title page, along with his inscription in ink, 'Presented to Rebecca (?) Conrad by her cousin' with his name stamp underlined. Dabney Carr Harrison (Sr.) was a Presbyterian minister and a captain in the army of the Confederate States of America. He was killed at the siege of Fort Donalson in 1862. His parents, Peyton Harrison and Jane Cary Carr, were both descendants of the founding families of Virginia, including the Peytons, Randolphs, and Carters. Bound in original publisher's green cloth, with gilt illustration of sailing ship on upper board, and gilt lettering and decoration on spine; both boards blind-stamped with arabesques and border rules; marbled endpapers; 3 blank flyleaves; half-title page printed in red; frontis map of the Marquesas and Society Islands, including Tahiti; title page printed in red and black; xv, 389 pp.; one text illustration in black and white; publisher's advertisement for revised edition on Typee (xv - xxiii pp.), 16 pp. publisher's advertisement for new publications; blank flyleaf. Bottom 1 1/4 in. and top 1/4 in. of spine backing gone; spine backing worn, most of gilt worn off; bottom board stained, with large brown old damp stain affecting cloth, but not rear paste-down; top board worn and rubbed; board edges and corners worn; small bookseller's label at top edge of front paste-down; moderate foxing throughout; binding and interior hinges sound.

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        A Narrative of the Loss of the Royal St.George at Spithead

      Portsea S. Horsey, London 1847 - Original wood boards. Slight crack to the rear board. Embossed gilt title on the leather spine.(RELIC OF THE ROYAL GEORGE).The free front end paper is a statement by the publisher stating that the wood boards used for this book is from the actual ship, the Royal George.Dedication. One table. Frontispiece is a fold out black and white drawing of the Royal George lying in the harbor on it's side.(This fold out is usually found missing).Four other full black and white plates.There is also a drawing of a hand stamp with name P.C. Durham at the end of the book.The last page of the book has a memorial poem. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM A SOLDIER TO A FRIEND IN POLITICS, DISCUSSING PAY FOR VIRGINIA'S VOLUNTEER SOLDIERS IN THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR].

      Buena Vista, Mexico. Nov. 13, 1847. - 4pp. Quarto, on a folded folio sheet. Old folds, very minor soiling, else quite fine. In a clear and legible hand. A letter from E.T. Blamire of Virginia, writing to a friend with political connections concerning pay given to volunteers who enlisted for the Mexican-American War - namely, that they have been promised pay that has not been forthcoming. The letter lacks an address, leaving no indication of who the recipient was; however, Blamire does mention a recent political campaign and his friend's influence on the state legislature. He begins his letter with a lament about the dismal weather in Mexico: "I suppose you are now making preparations for a winter campaign in Richmond and as I expect you will establish your head quarters there by the first Monday in December, I shall direct this accordingly. I hope you will find it more agreeable than a spring, summer, & fall campaign in Mexico, with the prospect of a winter one with the addition of suffering the extremes of heat and cold every twenty-four hours. The heat here in the middle of the day is as great as it is with you in August, and the nights are as cold and as uncomfortable as they are in December. On the 18th and 19th of the present month we had ice in the streams around our camp 3/4 of [an] inch thick and at noon day it was hot enough to go bathing. But in spite of climate, food &c &c I am still in the enjoyment of excellent health & spirits and I am only anxious for the war to be brought to a close that I may once more have the pleasure of meeting you all in Portsmouth and giving you a true and faithful account of my adventures in Mexico. We are still in quiet possession of all this part of the country and see nothing to remind us that we [are] in an enemies country. How much longer we are to remain here is uncertain. If we are to have no fighting I don't care how soon they order us home. . "As you are now one of our legislators I will say something in regard to our volunteers. When we first commenced raising our company in Portsmouth we were informed by the Adjutant General in his letter to Capt. Young that they (the men) would be entitled to pay from the time they enrolled their names. Twenty two names were enrolled on the 28th day of November and the ballance [sic] of the men were obtained between that time and the 1st of January on which day our company was organized by the election of its officers and we left Portsmouth for the rendezvous in Richmond on the 6th of January and were mustered into the service of the U. States on the 27th of January. The men of course expected to be paid from the time of their enrollment as we had assured them they would be, but they have only been paid from the 28th of January, the day they were mustered into service. Many of them at the time of their enrollment were employed in the Navy Yard and were getting from $1 to $1.25 a day and relinquished their employment and remained in barracks drilling and qualifying themselves for soldiers. This you know yourself and it is certainly nothing more than right that they should receive pay for the time they were so employed. There seems to me to have been some mismanagement on expending the $10,000 appropriated by the Legislature for the Volunteers; some of the companies in our regiment received pay (both officers and men) from the time they enrolled their names, others again from the time they were organized by the election of their officers, but our company only from the time they were mustered into service. You will probably recollect that the Adjutant General decided that a man who signed the enrollment was from that time as much bound as a regular enlisted soldier, and that those who refused after signing the enrollment could be compelled by force to be mustered. If he was correct in his opinions they aught as a matter of right be entitled to the pay. . You may probably be able to bring the matter before the Governor or the Legislature and have justice done them. . It has just occu

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        HANNOVER "Ansicht der Marktkirche und des Rathhauses zu Hannover von der Cöbelingerstraße aus". Mit zwei Kutschen und vielen Spaziergängern staffagiert.

      - Lithographie mit Tonplatte von J. Giere nach Mithoff, dat. 1847, 34,5 x 24,5 cm. Aus "Archiv für Niedersachsens Kunstgeschichte". - Breitrandig und gut erhalten.

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        Two autograph letters signed.

      Manchester and Pencarrow, 19 Oct. 1847 and 19 July 1848.. 8vo. Together 5 pp.. To W. M. Christy and the photographer Edmund Fry, concerning currency reform and defending Robert Peel's Bank Charter Act of 1844: "I dare not attempt in a letter to enter upon the question of the currency but must reserve it for a topic of conversation when we meet. But with regard to Peels late bill for regulating the Bank, & the paper issues of the country, I do not see that it has been proved to be too stringent in its operations. On the contrary, the late gambling excitement in railways occurred after the passing of that measure-and the present depression arises more from the want of confidence & other causes than a deficiency of circulation and declaring: the nations of the Continent are groaning under the cost of their warlike establishments, which are everywhere unpopular, not only with the tax payers, but with those who have to serve as conscripts in the army".

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        Bibel ... Novum Testamentum Graece et Latine. Textum Graecum recognovit et Vulgatam Latinam Clementis VIII. Jussu Editam addidit Franc. Xav. Reithmayr.

      Monachii, Joh. Georgii Weiss für Societatis de Propagandis Libris Catholicis, 1847,. gr. in-8°, VIII + 1 Bl. (Quatuor Evangelia) + 756 S. + 2 Bl. (corr.), Flecken, handschr. Notizen auf dem ersten Blatt, versch. Bibl.-Stempel, Trockenstempel auf dem 1. Bl. (umgeschlagen), Original-Leder-Wappeneinband, (Verso) Stadt- oder Landkreiswappen, leichte Gebrauchsspuren, Goldschnitte, reiche Verzierungen in Gold, sehr schönes Exemplar.. Auf dem Vorsatz: Preis Aus der Religion und Sittlichkeit zuerkannt dem Michael Heigl (gest. 1917 Straubing, Pfarrer am Engelbrecht's Münster), er war Schüler der II. Klasse der lat. Schule (d. Benediktiner Klosterschule). Metten (Kreis Deggendorff - Niederbayern) 17. Aug. 1849. Pater Wyllibert Freymüller, Rector und Pater Benedict Baberkorn Klassenlehrer. Das Wappen vorne ist höchstwahrscheinlich jenes v. Abt d. Benediktinerklosters, Verso das d. Stadt oder des Kreises Deggendorff.Beautiful 'Schoolprize Binding' with 2 different coats of arms on covers.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido for the Suppression of Piracy: With Extracts from the Journal of James Brooke, Esq. of Sarawak, (now Her Majesty's Commissioner and Consul-General to the Sultan and Independent Chiefs of Borneo). Two Volumes.

      London, Chapman and Hall, MDCCCXLVII (1847). . Third Edition; 8vo; Vol. 1; xiv, 429; portrait frontispiece, 2 folding maps, 5 b/w plates; Vol. 2. Viii, 315; 4 folding maps, 5 b/w plates, 1 folding chart; rebound in contemporary full leather binding, title lettered in gilt on spine, previous owner's bookplate to front endpapers, some foxing to first few pages of each volume, otherwise a very good set. 'As an officer of high social rank, great courage, and excellent seamanship, Keppel was too excitable and hasty to be a successful admiral in peacetime. While his diminutive stature only encouraged him to try harder, his social standing made him question those placed in authority over him, most notably Sir Charles Napier in 1854' 'The first volume deals with Brooke's exploits in Borneo from 1838-1842, prior to his meeting with Keppel, particularly Brooke's attempts to open Borneo for foreign trade and pacify the local tribes. The second volume contains an account of the action against the pirates, and accounts of the geography of Borneo and the Dyaks, the aboriginal people of Borneo.' (Hill, Pacific Voyages 918).

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        Les Moeurs et costumes de tous les peuples. Afrique, Malaisie, Australasie

      Libraire Ethnographique, Paris 1847 - Quarto, with a total of 55 handcoloured plates (six of which are browned), light preliminary foxing and a few scattered spots; very good in publisher's black quarter roan with gilt lettering. Pacific warriors in brilliant colour. Vibrantly handcoloured mid-nineteenth-century French book on native customs and costumes, with a substantial section treating Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.The book comprises two sections, each separately paginated. The first presents the tribal costumes of Africa; the second treats Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand and Oceania. Ten of the full-page colour plates depict the indigenous peoples of the Pacific, including a New Zealand chieftain, a Tongan warrior and the splendid tattooed man of the Marquesas. Particularly striking are the two plates of New Guinea facial piercings, head-dresses and related ornaments. The images are clearly derived from the work of nineteenth century voyage illustrators, including Jacques Arago and Georg Heinrich Langsdorff. Of special interest is the section treating Australia comprising twelve pages with numerous engravings throughout the text. Indeed, the section on Australasia begins with a pleasing Sydney harbour scene with good detail of the foreshore buildings and land under cultivation Six of the vignettes depict Australian Aboriginal social scenes; they are pejorative images derived from the work of Louis de Sainson, official artist of the first voyage of Dumont d'Urville. When the expedition sheltered at King George's Sound in 1826, Sainson prepared a suite of Aboriginal studies, a selection of which are reproduced here as engravings. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Friedrich Hebbel").

      Wien, 25. V. 1847.. 2½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo.. Unbekannter Brief an seinen wie üblich mit Freiexemplaren knausernden Verleger Julius Campe: "Herr Tendler, den ich heute sprach, sagt mir, daß er mir vom Diamant nur ein einziges Exemplar mitgebracht habe; zugleich erfahre ich, daß jetzt auch die Firma L. Giese in den hiesigen Staaten verboten ist, was für den Absatz meines Stücks bedeutend in Betracht kommt. - Ich hoffte, durch ihn die gewöhnlichen 10 Ex. zu erhalten. Jetzt ersuche ich Sie, dessen eins an Professor Friedrich Vischer in Tübingen, ein zweites an Prof. Rötscher in Berlin, ein drittes an Dr. Kolb, Redacteur der Allgemeinen Zeitung in Augsburg, ein viertes an die Redaction des Frankfurter Conversationsblatts zu senden und die übrigen in Leipzig zu meiner Verfügung zu stellen. Ich bitte Sie sehr, es sobald als möglich und auf kürzestem Wege zu thun, da ich an alle diiese Personen in den nächsten Tagen schreiben und sie auf den Empfang vorbereiten werde. Von dem Dr. Kolb will ich natürlich keine Recension, ich will ihn nur durch das Actenstück selbst in den Stand setzen, die Gerechtigkeit der sicher bei ihm einlaufenden Angriffe zu beurtheilen. Vischer hat über mich geschrieben. wie? weiß ich nicht. Was er auch über meine Richtung ausgesprochen haben mag, Lob oder Tadel, Beides muß er bei Gelegenheit des Diamant vergrößern. Lieb wäre es mir, wenn Sie mich benachrichtigten, welche Redactionen Sie selbst mit Ex. versehen haben. Uebersehen darf man keine, wenn man besprochen werden woll. Dies wußte ich früher nicht, weiß es aber nun. - Hr. Schirges wird nicht müde, Lügen über mich in die Welt hineinzuschreiben, infame Lügen, die er selbst als solche kennt, um mir zu schaden, wo er kann. So berichtete der Lump neulich in der Wiener Zeitung, die Lemberger Theater-Direction habe meinen Diamant zurückgewiesen, und auf so perfide Weise, als ob ich ihn eingereicht und ihn dann erst aus Verzweiflung der Presse übergeben hätte. War das der Fall? Waren es nicht Sie, der sich ohne mein Zuthun und meine Aufforderung aus eigener Bewegung dieser Sache wegen mit der Theater-Direction in Verbindung setzte? Es kommt mir nur allein auffallend vor, daß ein Mensch, der vor Ihnen zittert, wenn Sie nur den Finger aufheben, unter Ihren Augen ruhig sein Verleumdungsgeschäft gegen mich betreiben und den Telegraphen sogar dazu benutzen darf. Das ist natürlich der einzige Grund, weswegen ich mich darüber äußere. - Ich habe heute keine Zeit, Ihnen auf Ihr Letztes zu antworten; es wird aber nächstens ausführlich geschehen. Ich zweifle nicht, daß wir mit einander übereinstimmen werden. - Beifolgendes Briefchen [nicht überliefert] sind Sie wohl so gütig, gleich durch einen dienstbaren Geist an die Adresse besorgen zu lassen; es ist in einer sehr dringenden Angelegenheit geschrieben [...]". - Verso Empfängernotiz sowie gestrichene Bezeichnung "Emil Palleske"; am Briefkopf Campes Vermerk der im Brief in Bezug genommenen Ausgabe der Wiener Zeitung. - Nicht bei Alt, Hebbel-Briefe.

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        BOGART GIRL'S SAMPLERS AND HAIR JEWELRY ALBUM TOMPKINS COUNTY, NY

      1847 - Maryett [Mariett 1835-1892] Bogart and Kate [Catherine 1844-1932] born in the Town of Dryden, Tompkins County, New York. We have two samplers that are hand stitched by each sister along with a manuscript album containing poems and braided hair samples from their family and friends. In 1847, at age 12, Maryett demonstrated her sewing mastery with a 16" X 7 3.4" sampler of wool on linen, showing 4 different embroidered alphabets with one set of numbers and her age surrounded with a border. There is evidence of some folding with some light damage and fading. Nicely framed with a brief genealogy on the reverse frame backing in ink. Marietta Bogart 1835-1892 buried Willow Glen Cemetery [Dryden, NY]. ÂLived with father Aaron Bogart 1803-1887 and mother Susan Todd Bogart 1802-1886 on military lot No. 66 in Town of Dryden, [NY] Later in 1860, at age 16, her sister Kate presented her knowledge of embroidery with a 12 1/2" X 17 1/4" sampler using wool on linen with 4 different alphabets, one set of numbers, name and age plus 4 designs and a partial border. Minor stains, very good condition in a nice frame and a more extensive handwritten genealogy on the back of the frame backing. Kate Bogart 1844-1932 lived with parents and sister as well as brother Nelson Bogart 1833-1885. ÂShe taught Ellis Hollow School 1865 and married Fred J. Horton. The hair jewelry album, 8 1/2" X 6 1/4", has 8 manuscript leaves in plain wraps. There are 21 examples of braided and twisted hair along with some mottoes and the person's name. These beloved friends and relatives contributed these keepsakes and good wishes. Circa 1860. Hair jewelry was very popular during the Victorian period. Samplers were used to exhibit the skill of the embroiderer. "Schoolgirl samplers from early American have become extremely popular as records of the social evolution of the education system, of women's place in society, and as highly personal glimpses into life in other times." - Kurella. THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO VINTAGE TEXTILES. 1999. In addition, there are 5 cartes de visites of the sisters and some family members along with two watercolor portraits 9 1/2" X 8" that are not identified. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Reports of the Commissioners of Inquiry into the State of Education in Wales, (Partds 1, 2 &3)

      London:: Committee of Council on Education. Her Majesty's Stationary Office., 1847 tall 4to, 1847, 3 vols complete, Good, all printed by William Clowes and Sons, Stamford Street, London. The large format version, sometimes known as the Blue Books. Vol 1, Part 1, original text blocked rehoused in modern blue boards with original title tipped to upper cover, spine title tipped to spine. Internally, new endpapers, [2], (iii-iv), 493 pp, 1 folding and numerous other tables, deals with, Carmarthen, Glamorgan and Pembroke. Vol 2, Part 2, in its original soft, blue paper covers, corners and edges chipped and worn. Spine, soiled with some paper loss. Internally, [2], (iii-iv), 333 pp, [1], reports on Brecknock, Cardigan, Radnor, and Monmouth, small library stamp to base of upper cover. Vol 3, Part 3, soft cover edges a little worn and chipped. Spine, soiled, with some loss. Internally, [2], (iii-iv), 68, 358 pp, lack corner of 1 leaf at margin, numerous tables, reports on North Wales comprising, Anglesey, Carnarvon, Denbigh, Flint, Merioneth, and Montgomery. Full Title: Reports of the Commissioners of Inquiry into the State of Education in Wales appointed by the Committee of Council on Education, in pursuance of proceedings in the House of Commons, on the motion of Mr. Williams, of March 10, 1846, for an address to the Queen, praying Her Majesty to direct an inquiry to be made into the state of education in the principality of Wales, and especially into the means afforded to the labouring classes of acquiring a knowledge of the English language. The Treachery of the Blue Books or Treason of the Blue Books (Welsh: Brad y Llyfrau Gleision) was the name given in Wales to the Reports of the commissioners of enquiry into the state of education in Wales published in 1847. The term Brad y Llyfrau Gleision was coined by the author Robert Jones Derfel in response to the Reports' publication.The public inquiry was carried out as a result of pressure from William Williams, Radical MP for Coventry, who was himself a Welshman by birth and was concerned about the state of education in Wales. The enquiry was carried out by three English commissioners, R. R. W. Lingen, Jellynger C. Symons and H. R. Vaughan Johnson. The commissioners visited every part of Wales during 1846, collecting evidence and statistics. However, they spoke no Welsh and relied on information from witnesses, many of them Anglican clergymen at a time when Wales was a stronghold of Nonconformism. See WIKI.

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        Madonna, sitzend mit Kind.

      - Bleistift, auf festem, leicht strukturiertem und bräunlichem Velin, links unten datiert „4ten Februar 1847". 43,3:26,3 cm. Provenienz: Aus dem Nachlaß der Familie Fellner, Frankfurt am Main. Möglicherweise besteht ein Zusammenhang mit dem Gemälde das Fellner 1850 für seine Mutter gemalt hat und das von Gwinner als „in Erfindung und Ausführung vorzüglich gelungen" bezeichnet wird (vgl. Ph.F. Gwinner, Kunst und Künstler in Frankfurt am Main, Ffm., J. Baer, 1862, S. 458). Bereits während seines Jurastudiums 1817-1824 in Heidelberg und Göttingen hat sich der 1825 in seiner Heimatstadt nur für kurze Zeit als Advokat tätige Fellner autodidaktisch zum Maler ausgebildet. Im Oktober 1825 ging er zum Kunststudium nach München, wo ihn vornehmlich Peter von Cornelius (1783-1867) anregte. Freundschaftliche Kontakte pflegte er mit Moritz von Schwind (1804-1871) und den Dichtern Ludwig Auerbach (1840-1882) und Justus Kerner (1786-1862). 1831 ließ er sich in Stuttgart nieder, wo er bis zu seinem Tode lebte. Fellner zeichnete sich besonders auf den Themengebieten der Geschichte, Sage und Dichtung aus, die er mit unerschöpflicher Phantasie zeichnerisch variantenreich verarbeitete, wobei er bewußt Stilmerkmale der altdeutschen Kunst verwendete. Ein Teil seines zeichnerischen Nachlasses befindet sich heute im Städelschen Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt am Main, auch das Goethe-Museum in Düsseldorf besitzt Arbeiten des Künstlers.

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        HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY, NATIONAL PALACE OF MEXICO, SEPT. 18, 1847.GENERAL ORDERS - NO. 289.

      Mexico City. September 18, 1847. - Broadside, 8 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches. Tears in left edge and upper edge, not affecting text. Very good. A rare order issued by General Winfield Scott, just a few days after he captured Mexico City. Following victories at Cerro Gordo, Contreras, Churubusco, and Molino del Rey, Scott fought the battle of Chapultepec, and victory there led to the capture of Mexico City. On September 17th, Scott declared martial law in the Mexican capital, in order to ensure order and to protect the American troops as well as the Mexican citizenry and their property. In this order, dated September 18 and issued from the National Palace of Mexico, Scott distributes and quarters his army throughout the municipality, locating them near the strategic entry points to the city. He orders that no private house would be used to quarter American soldiers "until all suitable public buildings within the above ranges shall be first fully occupied," and orders that all officers be quartered with or near their troops. Scott also orders that the collection of customs duties by the civil authorities at the gates to the city should continue, unless modified by himself or Major- General Quitman, "but supplies belonging to the Quartermaster's and Commissary's departments will at once be exempted from all duties." The order is signed in manuscript at the end by Winfield Scott's Assistant Adjutant General, H.L. Scott. Garrett locates the copy at the University of Texas at Arlington. No copies are listed on OCLC. Rare. GARRETT, p.391.

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        HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY, NATIONAL PALACE OF MEXICO, SEPT. 18, 1847. GENERAL ORDERS - NO. 289

      Mexico City. September 18, 1847.. Broadside, 8 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches. Tears in left edge and upper edge, not affecting text. Very good. A rare order issued by General Winfield Scott, just a few days after he captured Mexico City. Following victories at Cerro Gordo, Contreras, Churubusco, and Molino del Rey, Scott fought the battle of Chapultepec, and victory there led to the capture of Mexico City. On September 17th, Scott declared martial law in the Mexican capital, in order to ensure order and to protect the American troops as well as the Mexican citizenry and their property. In this order, dated September 18 and issued from the National Palace of Mexico, Scott distributes and quarters his army throughout the municipality, locating them near the strategic entry points to the city. He orders that no private house would be used to quarter American soldiers "until all suitable public buildings within the above ranges shall be first fully occupied," and orders that all officers be quartered with or near their troops. Scott also orders that the collection of customs duties by the civil authorities at the gates to the city should continue, unless modified by himself or Major- General Quitman, "but supplies belonging to the Quartermaster's and Commissary's departments will at once be exempted from all duties." The order is signed in manuscript at the end by Winfield Scott's Assistant Adjutant General, H.L. Scott. Garrett locates the copy at the University of Texas at Arlington. No copies are listed on OCLC. Rare. GARRETT, p.391.

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        Escenas andaluzas

      - Escenas andaluzas, bizarrias de la tierra, alardes de Toros, rasgos populares, cuadros de costumbres y artículos varios, que de tal y cual materia, ahora y entonces, aquí y acullá y por diverso son y compás, aunque siempre por lo español y castizo ha dado a la estampa EL SOLITARIO, nuevamente ahora reducidas a un cuerpo y compilación, enriquecida con mucho de nuevo y de inédito por el cuidado y esmero de algún aficionado. Edición de lujo adornada con ciento veinte y cinco dibujos de D.F. Lameyer.Madrid, Imprenta de Don Baltasar González, 1847. 40 m., plena piel. Portada + frontis litográfico + 1 h. + 1h., con la pauta para la colocación de las láminas sueltas (19 en total). Encuadernado junto al RARÍSIMO FOLLETO: Asamblea General de LOS CABALLEROS Y DAMAS DE TRIANA dedicada a Mad. Guy Stephan por El Solitario Y Castelló. Madrid. Establecimiento de grabado e imprenta de D. V. Castelló. 1846. 28 p. Dibujos en texto y una preciosa litografía a dos colores con el siguiente pie: MAD. GUI STEPHAN en el JALEO. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Observations Upon The Effects of Certain Late Political Suggestions. By the Delegates of Georgia. Printed in the Year 1781

      [Printed at Philadelphia by C. Sherman], Wormsloe [Ga] 1847 - Folio. [1], 14pp., [2]. Original brown pebble cloth hardcover with gilt stamped title on red leather spine label. Light scattered toning and foxing to pages. Light edge wear to cloth at extremities. Note: Reprint of an extremely rare pamphlet published in Philadelphia (Printed by R. Aitken, Bookseller, in Market-Street, Three Doors above the Cofee-House. MDCC.LXXXI) with an attached annex of a tabular statement of the exports, etc., from the Port of Savannah from 1754 to 1773. The preface is written by George Wymberly-Jones. "The pamphlet is so exceedingly rare, that I have never seen or heard of any other copy than the one in the Philadelphia Library, marked 464, Q. 18, from which this reprint is made. Of the present edition there are but twenty-one copies printed." (GWJ). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Americana Books ABAA]
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