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        The Three Baskets or How Henry, Richard, and Charles were occupied while Papa was away

      Thomas Dean & Son, Threadneedle Street, London 1847 - SCARCE JUVENILE STORY BOOK14.5cm x 11.5cm, (5 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches), Slightly faded olive green original cloth binding with gilt stamped titles on front board, and decorative borders in blind; front and rear. (4), [6]-62pp., with 7 hand-coloured full-page illustrations, including frontis - no ads. Light fraying to corners and spine extremities and small corner bumps. Some fading to spine and edges of boards, and minor soiling to rear board. Small bookseller sticker on the front pastedown (L. Merriam, Greenfield). Previous owner's gift inscription the front free endpaper. Inside is very clean. Attractive hand-coloured plates. Illustrations by T.H. Jones after Whatman. Approximate date inferred from Brown, P. London publishers and printers c.1800-1870 and from Osborne (Worldcat). Very Good+ condition. Early edition. "THOMAS DEAN , publisher, Threadneedle Street. In 1847 his son [George] became a partner and traded as Thomas Dean and son in 1847 In 1855 they moved to Ludgate Hill [dating this book after 1847 and before 1855 ] The firm specialized in the toy book trade and was one of the first to use lithography." Osborne p.472A circa 1845 in the Osborne Collection "first published by Dean and Munday about 1830. The Three Baskets; or How Henry, Richard, and Charles Were Occupied While Papa Was Away. New York, 1842.NOTE: Interesting to note the 4th edition [1847] is only numbered to 60pp. as the type is set tighter than our copy however it is noted in other descriptions there are numbering inconsistencies (Pagination error: pages 33,34 misnumbered 31,32 and pages 39,40 misnumbered 41,42.). The 7 plates are not in the same sequence and ads included with one of them describing this book. "this Describing how and in what manner Henry, Richard, and Charles were occupied during the absence of their Father. By Mrs. Burden. Square size, with seven coloured engravings, in fancy borders."Cf. Osborne Coll., p. 236. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Musikzitat mit Widmung und U.

      Wien, 25. XI. 1847.. 1 S. Qu.-Folio.. Gewidmet "A Madame Marie Gordon": vier Takte "Fragment d'une Etude" ("Andante"). - Der aus St. Petersburg gebürtige Billet kam mit 16 Jahren nach Frankreich, wo er 1833 am Pariser Konservatorium aufgenommen wurde. "A cette epoque son instrument etait le violon; mais apres une annee, il l'abandonna pour se livrer exclusivement a l'etude du piano, sous la direction de Zimmermann [...] Il y oassa plusieurs annees, pendant lesquelles il perfectionna son talent, et commenca a ecrire ses premieres compositions pour le piano. En 1841, il visita l'Italie, et publia quelques-uns de ses ouvrages, a Milan, chez Ricordi. Posterieurement il s'est fixe a Londres, ou il se livre a l'enseignement du piano et donne chaque annee des concerts et des matinees musicales. Billet a publie environ 80 oeuvres pour le piano [...]" (Fetis I, 414f.).

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        Battles of Mexico, Line of Operations of the U.S. Army under the command of Major General Winfield Scott on the 8th, 12th and 13th of September 1847.

      U.S. War Department, U.S. 1847 - From an important series depicting the Mexican-American War, Size : 710x545 (mm), 27.875x21.5 (Inches), Hand Colored

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        Battles of Mexico, Line of Operations of the U.S. Army under the Command of Major General Winfielf Scott on the 19th and 20th of August 1847.

      U.S. War Department, U.S. 1847 - From an important series depicting the Mexican-American War, Size : 590x720 (mm), 23.25x28.375 (Inches), Hand Colored

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        Adelaide. Hindley St. from the Corner of King William St.

      London: 1847 - Handsome hand-colored lithograph of Adelaide, plate 41 from "South Australia Illustrated." Folio size print, image size 16x12 1/2" on wide margined paper. Period hand color. Some slight mat burn with sml. watermark in lower margin. The classic early depiction of Adelaide.

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        Mount Auburn Illustrated

      1847. SMILLIE, James. Mount Auburn, Illustrated in Highly Finished Line Engraving, From Drawings taken on the spot. With Descriptive Notices by Cornelia W. Walter. 119, [1] pp. Illustrated with additional engraved title-page, 1 full-page engraved map of Mount Auburn Cemetery, 17 full-page engraved plates of select monuments and views therein, and 5 full-page engraved plates depicting designs for monumental enclosures. 4to., 268 x 203 mm, bound in original publisher's deluxe green cloth with gilt-stamped and illustrated vignettes of stylized views of the Cemetery entrance, a.e.g. New York: Robert Martin, 1847.First Edition of this fundamental work on cemetery landscape design. Founded in 1831, Mount Auburn Cemetery represents the first large-scale designed landscape that was opened to the public. It is one of the finest examples of the rural cemetery movement. It has been designated a National Historic Landmark by the Department of the Interior, recognizing Auburn as one of the country's most significant cultural landscapes. Originally issued in parts under the uniform title "Rural Cemeteries in America" (1846-1847), the present volume is preserved in the original publisher's gilt-stamped green cloth binding. "Long before the professionalism of landscape architecture, new American cemeteries provided models of landscape taste and trained generations of landscape designers, producing lasting effects on our built environment" (Blanche Linden-Ward, American Landscape Architecture p. 121).The present volume provides a wealth of information on Boston's Mount Auburn cemetery, "the first 'rural' cemetery and prototype for many others" (ibid, p. 121).James Smillie was, in the words of David Stauffer, "an admirable line-engraver of landscape" who worked largely from his own drawings. The plates herein exhibiting a very high degree of execution and artistic sensibility. This copy features 2 additional plates of monument enclosure which are not called for on the list of plates. Slightest of wear to binding extremities, else a fine copy. Arts in America B570-1. See Stauffer I, p. 248.

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        Manuscript Letter Attempts to Conceal Activities and Addresses Early Prohition Law at the Beginning of 'Colonos' Slavery in Cuba

      Havana - Cuba, 1847. Significant and Early Slavery Document. Stamped official manuscript memorandum, 18 October 1847, from the office of the Supreme Civil Governor and Captain General of Cuba, penned by an unidentified Spanish official, pertaining to an inquest into a specific event of the illegal slave trade, which had occurred on the coast of Trinidad. 8vo. Double-leaf, measuring approximately 15cm x 20cm, bearing the official ink stamp of Gobierno Superior Civil, Ysla de Cuba Text is in Spanish. Separating at fold, otherwise in very good condition. Very early slavery document for Cuba, scarce and significant, in a lovely cursive hand. The letter whose author remains ambiguous, though clearly an administrator for the Civil Governor's office in Havana, is written during the rule of General Leopoldo O'Donnell, 1st Duke of Tetuan, Spanish Governor at Havana, who was himself an avaricious participant and oppressor in the slave trade, having tortured and executed thousands of slaves and free Blacks. Possibly sent to the royal court of Spain, and indirectly addressed to the teenaged Queen Isabella II of Spain, the writer is reporting on an incident of illegal slave trading activities of a ship landing in Trinidad, further remarking that consequences had been imposed. Its objective was clearly to assure, and ultimately mislead the young queen of Spain that the little island in the West Indies was indeed complying to and enforcing Spain's recent prohibition laws. British documents contradict his claim, indicating that a slave schooner transporting over two hundred Africans, including numerous children, landed at Trinidad, but had been sunk or set on fire to conceal the crime, in which the Governor himself is believed to have been implicated. In this same year, the first 800 Chinese coolie labourers first arrived in Cuba to serve the booming sugar and tobacco industries. In the following decade the trade continued to expand and exploit in unprecedented proportions. Excerpt from the document: "Prohibida la trata de escalvos y publicada la ley penal... observado en se Ysla... la voluntad de L.M. y mi decision de haier respetar sus mandatos ... hoy me obliga â veriterar una infracion que ha venida lugar en los costas de Trinidad... es la primera en tan largo periodo y no ha quedado impune; mas deseando que no se repita... que vigente aquella ley y resuelto" Attempt at translation: [The prohibition of the slave trade and the newly published criminal law... observed on this island.... the will of H.M. (Her Majesty?) and my decision to respect her mandate... today obligates me to investigate an infringement which has taken place on the coast of Trinidad... This is the first in such a long period, and it has not gone unpunished; the most desire that it will not repeat itself... that the current law will enforce and resolve...]. Manuscript.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Gotha, 10. I. 1847.. 2 SS. 4to.. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Hiermit sende ich Ihnen die gewünschten 3 Duetten (op. 116) für angehende Flötenspieler, und hoffe daß Sie Ihren Beifall erhalten werden [...] Ich bin so frei Ihnen noch ein Paar Musikstücke für Flöte und Fortepiano (conzertirend) beizulegen, die Sie mir ja bei der ersten Notensendung an mich wieder beilegen können [sofern] sie keinen Gebrauch davon machen sollten [...]". - Caspar Kummer spielte seit 1835 als Flötist in der Schloßkapelle des Herzogs von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha in Coburg und übernahm 1854 die Leitung derselben. Im November 1868 erlitt er einen Schlaganfall, von dem er aber wieder genas; ein weiterer Anfall im Mai 1870 beendete sein Leben. - Mit kleinen Randläsuren.

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

      T. & W. Boone, London 1847 - Octavo, seven plates including frontispiece, vignettes, aside from some moderate foxing of the plates a fine copy in original publisher's cloth. A handsome copy of a pivotal document in the history of Australian exploration, here seen in the original publishers blind-blocked cloth. Ludwig Leichhardt's Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia? documents one of the most unlikely and courageous ventures ever undertaken in the history of the continent.When Leichhardt arrived in Sydney in February 1842 he was considered learned but eccentric: he possessed no bush craft skills, had poor eyesight and was unable to shoot. Yet he proved a quick learner and launched successful forays as far north as Moreton Bay. For some years settlers had eagerly talked of finding a route from southern Queensland to the Northern Territory, so linking their abundant grazing districts with Asian markets. When a Government funded expedition stalled, Leichhardt headed his own venture funded by pastoralists and business-men impressed by the seemingly indefatigable German.What followed was one of the longest journeys of Australian inland exploration - a trek of stupefying distance, difficulty and endurance spanning 4,800 kilometres. The party was racked by interpersonal conflict, inexperience and continual hostility from local Aboriginal tribes (in late June 1845 one member was killed and two others seriously injured during a raid near the Gulf of Carpentaria). After fourteen months they finally reached Port Essington in the Northern Territory in a state of perilous exhaustion.When Leichhardt and his men returned to Sydney they had been given up as lost. Celebrations lasted for months and he was hailed 'the prince of explorers' and received a sizeable sum raised by public subscription. His scientific and geographic work was greatly admired during his lifetime, but his reputation as an expeditionary leader has been criticised since. Leichhardt's mercurial temperament and mysterious death during a later expedition have become part of the mythology of European Australia.This copy corresponds to the primary issue described in Australian Rare Books, with corresponding title lettered on the spine, publisher's advertisements and slip advertising the release of Jukes' Narrative of the Surveying Voyage of H.M.S. Fly. However, it includes an additional four pages of unpaginated advertisements at the rear: Australian Rare Books notes 'Various secondary issues of both primary and secondary bindings have been noted with different combinations of advertisements'. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER, AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE SACRAMENTS. TOGETHER WITH THE PSALTER OR PSALMS OF DAVID

      Eyre and Spottiswoode, London 1847 - 12mo. Unpaged. Bound in a papier mache binding with marbled endpapers, all edges gilt with crosshatch gauffering, the covers with a floral gothic design featuring a central figure of Christ. A nice copy with minimal wear and almost no chipping [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fables . illustrées de nouvelles eaux- fortes par Grandville. Troisième édition, revue et augmentée.

      Paris, Hetzel. 1847 - In-4, 163 pp., 1/2 maroquin rouge, dos lisse orné d' un décor romantique en long, date en pied, ( rel. moderne ). 2 plats de couv. cons. Vignette sur le titre et 33 eaux- fortes hors- texte. Seul livre ill. par Grandville d' eaux- fortes originales, dont 12 paraîssent pour la 1ère fois. Bel ex., élégamment relié. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        NUEVA FARMACOPEA Y POSOLOGIA HOMEOPATICAS, G. H. G JAHR 1847

      Boix, Ed. - Madrid. 1847. XVI+340P. 20X13. Holandesa con puntas. Muy buen estado salvo restauración de portada (foto). Ref 16 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Musikzitat mit U.

      Stockholm, 23. VI. 1847.. 1/3 S. 4to.. Unterhalb des bekannten Kriehuber-Portraits vier Takte "allegretto" in zwei Systemen, gewidmet "[s]einem Freude Melbye" (d. i. wohl der dänische Marinemaler Anton Melbye, 1818-75).

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        Mount Auburn Illustrated

      1847. SMILLIE, James. Mount Auburn, Illustrated in Highly Finished Line Engraving, From Drawings taken on the spot. With Descriptive Notices by Cornelia W. Walter. 119, [1] pp. Illustrated with additional engraved title-page, 1 full-page engraved map of Mount Auburn Cemetery, 17 full-page engraved plates of select monuments and views therein, and 5 full-page engraved plates depicting designs for monumental enclosures. 4to., 268 x 203 mm, bound in original publisher's deluxe green cloth with gilt-stamped and illustrated vignettes of stylized views of the Cemetery entrance, a.e.g. New York: Robert Martin, 1847. First Edition of this fundamental work on cemetery landscape design. Founded in 1831, Mount Auburn Cemetery represents the first large-scale designed landscape that was opened to the public. It is one of the finest examples of the rural cemetery movement. It has been designated a National Historic Landmark by the Department of the Interior, recognizing Auburn as one of the country's most significant cultural landscapes. Originally issued in parts under the uniform title "Rural Cemeteries in America" (1846-1847), the present volume is preserved in the original publisher's gilt-stamped green cloth binding. "Long before the professionalism of landscape architecture, new American cemeteries provided models of landscape taste and trained generations of landscape designers, producing lasting effects on our built environment" (Blanche Linden-Ward, American Landscape Architecture p. 121). The present volume provides a wealth of information on Boston's Mount Auburn cemetery, "the first 'rural' cemetery and prototype for many others" (ibid, p. 121). James Smillie was, in the words of David Stauffer, "an admirable line-engraver of landscape" who worked largely from his own drawings. The plates herein exhibiting a very high degree of execution and artistic sensibility. This copy features 2 additional plates of monument enclosure which are not called for on the list of plates. Slightest of wear to binding extremities, else a fine copy. Arts in America B570-1. See Stauffer I, p. 248.

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        Theoretike kai praktike eisegesis tes spathaskias

      1847. MUELLER, Philipp. Theoretike kai praktike eisegesis tes spathaskias. XV, 88 pp. Illustrated with 15 lithographic plates. Small 8vo., 141 x 103 mm, bound in contemporary blue embossed armorial boards. Athens: K. Ralle, 1847. BOUND WITH: MUELLER, Philipp. Theoria tes xiphaskias. 78 pp. Illustrated with 12 lithographic plates. Athens: G. Chartaphylakos, 1848. |~||~||~||~| A fine copy of two beautifully printed, unrecorded fencing manuals which were written in modern Greek by a German teacher in the royal military school in Athens. The first work, on the use of the sabre, is dedicated to the Bavarian King Otto of Greece. The second work is on the foil. Both works include illustrations of fencing stances, equipment, and attacks, including a particularly detailed diagram of various hand positions for gripping the weapon. A bright, clean copy of this extremely rare volume.

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        Praktische Naturgeschichte des Menschen und der Säugethiere für Gebildete aller Stände. Text- und Tafelband.

      . Mit meist in Stahl gestochenen und naturgetreu colorirten Abbildungen auf 91 Tafeln, (komplett), Leipzig, Verlag von Gebhardt & Reisland, 1847, (2 Blätter), 807 Seiten und 91 Tafeln, 26,5x18,5, Original-Halblederbände mit Rückentitel, bei beiden Bänden Name und Jahreszahl 1869 auf Vorsatz, Rücken etwas beschabt, Textband fast durchgehend stockfleckig/gebräunt, Tafelband: Samthemdchen stockfleckig, Tafel 60 mit kl. Randeinriß, sonst nur geringe Gebrauchs- und Alterungsspuren, zusammen 2 Bände,.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("DDrKieser").

      Weimar, 27. III. 1847.. 2½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-4to.. An einen Geheimrat mit einer Empfehlung für Dr. Hommel, einen "Hülfsarzt der unter meiner Direction stehenden Großherzogl. Irrenheilanstalt zu Jena". - Stärker angestaubt und mit kleinen Randläsuren.

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        Burg Rheingrafenstein an der Nahe. Bleistift.

      1847... Datiert "47" und bezeichnet "Rheingrafenstein Fehrenbach". 19,5 x 26,5 cm (blattgroß). Auf chamoisfarbenem Zeichenpapier.. Blick aus der Ferne auf die mittelalterliche Felsenburg im Rheingrafenstein. Die umliegende Landschaft und Vegetation sind in Umrissen skizzenhaft ausgeführt während die Burg und das Felsmassiv durch Schraffuren modelliert sind. - Am unteren Blattrand minimal angeschmutzt. Montierung in den oberen Ecken von verso leicht durchdrückend.

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

      London: T. & W. Boone, 1847. Octavo, seven plates including frontispiece, vignettes, aside from some moderate foxing of the plates a fine copy in original publisher's cloth. A handsome copy of a pivotal document in the history of Australian exploration, here seen in the original publishers blind-blocked cloth. Ludwig Leichhardt's Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia... documents one of the most unlikely and courageous ventures ever undertaken in the history of the continent.When Leichhardt arrived in Sydney in February 1842 he was considered learned but eccentric: he possessed no bush craft skills, had poor eyesight and was unable to shoot. Yet he proved a quick learner and launched successful forays as far north as Moreton Bay. For some years settlers had eagerly talked of finding a route from southern Queensland to the Northern Territory, so linking their abundant grazing districts with Asian markets. When a Government funded expedition stalled, Leichhardt headed his own venture funded by pastoralists and business-men impressed by the seemingly indefatigable German.What followed was one of the longest journeys of Australian inland exploration - a trek of stupefying distance, difficulty and endurance spanning 4,800 kilometres. The party was racked by interpersonal conflict, inexperience and continual hostility from local Aboriginal tribes (in late June 1845 one member was killed and two others seriously injured during a raid near the Gulf of Carpentaria). After fourteen months they finally reached Port Essington in the Northern Territory in a state of perilous exhaustion.When Leichhardt and his men returned to Sydney they had been given up as lost. Celebrations lasted for months and he was hailed 'the prince of explorers' and received a sizeable sum raised by public subscription. His scientific and geographic work was greatly admired during his lifetime, but his reputation as an expeditionary leader has been criticised since. Leichhardt's mercurial temperament and mysterious death during a later expedition have become part of the mythology of European Australia.This copy corresponds to the primary issue described in Australian Rare Books, with corresponding title lettered on the spine, publisher's advertisements and slip advertising the release of Jukes' Narrative of the Surveying Voyage of H.M.S. Fly. However, it includes an additional four pages of unpaginated advertisements at the rear: Australian Rare Books notes 'Various secondary issues of both primary and secondary bindings have been noted with different combinations of advertisements'.

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        Voyage dans l'Afrique Australe notamment dans le territoire de Natal dans celui des Cafres Amazoulous et Makatisses et jusqu'au tropique du Capricorne durant les années 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, 1843 & 1844. Avec dessins et cartes.

      Paris, au Dépot de Librairie, (1847). 2 volumes. 8vo (230 x 150mm). pp. xvi, 580, (4), 622, (2), with 1 frontispiece portrait, 8 lithographed plates and 2 folding maps. Contemporary black half morocco, richly gilt ornamented spines. A fine copy of this interesting account on South Africa. "Son ouvrage sur l'Afrique australe a été bien accueilli par le public français à qui il révélait des horizons géographgiques peu familiers; il apportait aussi quelques lueurs sur l'organization politico-militaire des Zulu, bien éloignée de l'idée qu'on se faisait en Europe des 'sauvages'" (Broc. p. 109). Volume 2 contains amongst others a vocabulary on the Zulu language as well as a catalogue on the butterflies of the region. //Chadenat 1086; Broc 108.

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        Recherches historiques sur les costumes civils et militaires des gildes et corporations de métiers; leurs drapeaux, leurs armes, leurs blasons, etc... - Moeurs et usages des corporations de métiers de la Belgique et du nord de la France pour faire suite aux "Recherches historiques"

      Original for each volume editions. Binding half sheepskin caramel corners, back with five nerves for ornate black lines extending on the dishes and completed with a black floral pattern, a lack of nerve, part of title morocco fir higher caps slightly rubbed and having small gaps, flat marbled, endpapers and contreplats of handmade paper, corners bumped, a few snags on the cuts, red head. The first book is illustrated with 35 lithographed plates off-black text and some enhanced hand color, the second 34 lithographed plates off-black text and some enhanced color by hand. Nice together. Rare meeting. F. & E. Gyselynck - De Busscher frères Gand s.d.(1847) & 1857 17x27,5cm 2 volumes reliés en 1

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        Trio No. 1 in D minor for piano, violin and violoncello, opus 63. Autograph composing manuscript. Unsigned. [Dresden]. Inscribed by the composer "Trio (Skizze) and "Juni 1847" to upper margin of first page of music.

      - A highly significant manuscript of Schumann's important first Piano Trio in D minor, clearly demonstrating the composer's working methods and thus offering considerable insight into his creative process. The work dates from the height of Schumann's career, the year after his Second Symphony op. 61, and has become a staple of the chamber music repertory. "The greatest of [the three Piano Trios]., the first in D minor, op. 63 (1847), is a magnificent specimen of the romantic trio, on a par with one of its obvious models, Mendelssohn's in the same key." Walker, ed.: Robert Schumann, p. 216."Schumann viewed the creation of the Second Symphony as providing him with a beneficial catharsis. After its completion, he resumed composition with renewed vigor. He returned to chamber music, with his two piano trios published in 1848 and 1849 as his op. 63 and op. 80. The First Piano Trio op. 63 mirrors the mood of the Second Symphony. It too relates a program of struggle and melancholy to triumph. The first movement ("Mit Energie und Leidenschaft"), sets the stage." Jensen: Schumann, pp. 293-294.The Sammlung Wiede, assembled from the end of the 19th century into the early 20th, contained a large and important collection of autograph manuscripts of Schumann, including this manuscript of the Piano Trio op. 63 as well as that of the Piano Concerto op. 54.The present manuscript has heretofore been unavailable to modern scholarship; the only other autograph of the work, Schumann's fair copy executed for the printer, is currently inaccessible. Folio, approximately 300 x 230 mm. Unbound, with remnants of early sewing thread. 25 pages on 13 leaves. Notated in ink and pencil on 16-stave music manuscript paper. Preserved in a dark blue cloth folder with decorative gilt stamping to edges, dark maroon leather title label gilt to upper within decorative gilt border. Schumann's first continuous draft of three movements, substantially complete, in full score, short score and piano score, together with other sketches for the work, minus the third slow movement (apparently composed at a later date). With numerous autograph amendations, cancels, rewritings and additions; measure and page numbers added, including measure counts to margins as found in some other working manuscripts of Schumann. With an early exhibition label from the Schumann Museum in Zwickau laid in with manuscript notes identifying the work, date of composition, and the performers in a festival concert. Provenance: The Alfred Wiede Collection, Weissenborn, Germany.Some minor wear and browning but in very good condition overall. McCorkle p. 274, Ib. Eismann p. 17. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HAGGADA.

      Livourne, 1847. - in-8. 78pp. Demi-vélin de l'époque. Plats frottés. Coins émoussés. Rousseurs prononcées. Livre en hébreu illustré de multiples gravures sur bois et de jolies lettrines. Religion juive.

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        Trio No. 1 in D minor for piano, violin and violoncello, opus 63. Autograph composing manuscript. Unsigned. [Dresden]. Inscribed by the composer "Trio (Skizze) and "Juni 1847" to upper margin of first page of music

      Folio, approximately 300 x 230 mm. Unbound, with remnants of early sewing thread. 25 pages on 13 leaves. Notated in ink and pencil on 16-stave music manuscript paper. Preserved in a dark blue cloth folder with decorative gilt stamping to edges, dark maroon leather title label gilt to upper within decorative gilt border. Schumann's first continuous draft of three movements, substantially complete, in full score, short score and piano score, together with other sketches for the work, minus the third slow movement (apparently composed at a later date). With numerous autograph amendations, cancels, rewritings and additions; measure and page numbers added, including measure counts to margins as found in some other working manuscripts of Schumann. With an early exhibition label from the Schumann Museum in Zwickau laid in with manuscript notes identifying the work, date of composition, and the performers in a festival concert. Provenance: The Alfred Wiede Collection, Weissenborn, Germany. Some minor wear and browning but in very good condition overall. McCorkle p. 274, Ib. Eismann p. 17. . A highly significant manuscript of Schumann's important first Piano Trio in D minor, clearly demonstrating the composer's working methods and thus offering considerable insight into his creative process. The work dates from the height of Schumann's career, the year after his Second Symphony op. 61, and has become a staple of the chamber music repertory. "The greatest of [the three Piano Trios]..., the first in D minor, op. 63 (1847), is a magnificent specimen of the romantic trio, on a par with one of its obvious models, Mendelssohn's in the same key." Walker, ed.: Robert Schumann, p. 216. "Schumann viewed the creation of the Second Symphony as providing him with a beneficial catharsis. After its completion, he resumed composition with renewed vigor. He returned to chamber music, with his two piano trios published in 1848 and 1849 as his op. 63 and op. 80... The First Piano Trio op. 63 mirrors the mood of the Second Symphony. It too relates a program of struggle and melancholy to triumph. The first movement ("Mit Energie und Leidenschaft"), sets the stage." Jensen: Schumann, pp. 293-294. The Sammlung Wiede, assembled from the end of the 19th century into the early 20th, contained a large and important collection of autograph manuscripts of Schumann, including this manuscript of the Piano Trio op. 63 as well as that of the Piano Concerto op. 54. The present manuscript has heretofore been unavailable to modern scholarship; the only other autograph of the work, Schumann's fair copy executed for the printer, is currently inaccessible.

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        The Englishwoman's Magazine

      ONT>1847 - London - Peter Jackson, Late Fisher, Son & Co., 1847 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Rebound in cloth covered boards with leather spine labels. 12 issues of the monthly Christian periodical for women. Each issue is complete with an engraved plate. Condition: The binding is tight and firm and both covers are attached. There is some mild wear to the extremities, including some slight bumping to the spine and corners. The spine labels are also chipped. Internally the book is bright apart from some occasional spotting and isolated handling marks. There is an ownership plate to the front paste down, and a library ink stamp to the front paste down, title page, and in some isolated places within the text, including to the front of all the plates. There is a chip with loss to the rear blank end paper..

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        The Knight of Gwynne

      London - Chapman and Hall, 1847 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Fully bound in leather with decorative tooling work and gilt lettering. Sought after first edition and the plates have much less spotting than normal, so a nice copy. Charles James Lever (1806-1872) was an Anglo-Irish novelist, and friend of Thackeray. His novels tell the rollicking adventures of a number oflikeable heroes, while his easy, anecdotal style make them good light reading. Trollope praised him highly. This editionhas thirty-seven illustrations and a decorative frontispiece and title pagebyHablot K. Browne (1815-1882), known as Phiz, one of the foremost Victorian illustrators, whose work appeared in Punch. He is best known for his illustrations of Dickens' novels. The illustrations are collated complete. Condition: The binding is tight and firm with the boards and all internal pages securely attached. This volume has been veryprofessionally rebacked. There is some wear to the extremities includingfraying (particularly to the spine) and bumping to the corners. The title labelhas slight loss, although it doesn't effect the letters. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright with the occasional brown spot or handling mark. The brown spotting is worst on the first and last few pages and worse on the plates, as unfortunately this type of paper tends to spot. The plates are spotted around the edges but generally thecentral picture is clean. Overall, the condition of this volume is very good..

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        Las mil y una noches, cuentos árabes por Gallard. Traducidos del francés y adornados con láminas

      Barcelona, Imp. de la Viuda e Hijos de Mayol 1847 - Barcelona, Imp. de la V. e H. de Mayol, 1847. -- 5 vol., 8.º (15 cm); 500[5]p. + 365[3]p. + 1h., 374[2]p + 398[2]p. + 377p., 3h.; 1 lámina en cada frontispicio por Amills. Encuadernado en pasta de época, título y adornos dorados en lomera, cortes amarillos. 2ª edición. Lomeras algo deslucidas, algunas pocas páginas ligeramente tostadas pero limpio en general y sin faltas. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cape of Good Hope. Correspondence with the Governor of the Cape of Good Hope Relative to the State of the Kafir Tribes on the Eastern Frontier of the Colony

      London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1847, 1st Edition. () 200 + folding map. Very good. Folio. Original blue printed wrappers. Ink stamp of the Colonial Office Library to front wrapper and penned number to top of rear wrapper. Printed title on spine. Small loss of paper to head and tail of spine. Edges uncut. Interior is generally clean and tight. Expert repair to small hole in lower right corner of title page and page 3. An attractive publication as issued in paper wraps. Printed by William Clowes and Sons. The Parliamentary papers for February 1847, with fascinating content about the Kafir Tribes of South Africa. The colonial governor, P. Maitland expresses his worry that treaties will not prevent the Kafir tribes from entering colonial lands and stealing cattle. Maitland's remedy to the Kafir incursions is to "...overawe them into keeping good faith with the Government for their own sakes," and he Maitland goes on to say "...it is difficult to calculate the movements of a savage and warlike nation, skirting our border, covetous of our property, and to a considerable extent irritated by our endeavors to control their plundering habits." A fascinating insight into colonial Africa with an attractive coloured folding map of the Eastern Frontier of the Cape of Good Hope and part of Kafirland..

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        THE SHOES OF FORTUNE AND OTHER TALES Includes: The Fir Tree, The Snow Queen (in seven stories), The Shepherdess and the Chimney-Sweep, The Elfin Mound, The Leap-Frog, The Elder-Bush, The Red Shoes, The Bell, Holger Danske and The Emperor Frederic Barbarossa

      London: Chapman and Hall. 1847. First english edition. Translated by Charles Boner. Publisher?'s original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine. All edges gilt. A stunning fine copy showing only the lightest of rubbing to the cloth extremities. The contents are entirely complete with a previous owner?'s inscription to the top edge of the front free endpaper. Illustrated with four full page plates after Otto Speckter, and with wood-engravings in the text. The plates are spotted, otherwise internally fine. A remarkable copy.

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        A Voyage of Discovery and Research in the Southern and Antarctic Regions, during the years 1839-43. Vol. I-II.

      London, John Murray, 1847. 1. utg. XLVIII + III + (4) + 366 + (V) - X + (4) + 447 s. 2 fronticpiece. 6 tonede lithograferte billedplansjer (hvorav 1 foldet). 8 kart (hvorav 3 foldede). Vignetter. Fine samt. blå skinnbd. med røde tittelfelter. Ryggdekor i gull. Navn på forsatsbl. og fribl. Vol. I: Liten skjold på frontisp. verso, s. XXX - XLVIII + I-III med liten skjold i øvre marg samt foldet panorama litt skjoldet. Ellers et meget fint eks.. First Issue. Contemporary blue half leather. Red labels. Spine gilt. 2 Frontispieces. 6 tinted lithographs (1 folding panorama). 8 maps (3 folding). Vol I: Frontispiece verso with small waterstain. pp. XXX-XLVIII + I-III slightly waterstained to upper margins. Folding panorama a littled waterstained. Otherwise a good and clean copy

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        Obras poeticas." Autograph manuscript on paper in Portuguese, dated 1847 on the title page and probably copied in Lisbon, where most of the poems were written.

      , , 1847. - Written in ink, in a large, legible hand. (1 l.), 264 [pp. 115-6 apparently skipped in pagination; text seems to be continuous], 17 pp. [the first of which is also paginated 265]. 4° (23.5 x 19.7 cm.), contemporary green sheep with richly gilt reddish-brown morocco smooth spine, boards (some rubbing) with gilt-tooled borders and edges, all text-block edges gilt. Hinges cracked. A few minor stains, but overall in fine condition. ---- Apparently unpublished group of works by an apparently unknown author, with his notes on when and why he wrote the various pieces included here. We have been unable to locate L.A.R. de Sá in any of the Portuguese bibliographies or in the @Grande enciclopédia. From the works included in this volume, which date from 1843 to 1847, it is clear that he spent some time in and around Lisbon. This copy of the work was done at the request of, and presented to, D. Maria Antonio Cardozo, about whom we have likewise been unable to find any further information.The volume includes many poems and a single play, "O Luto, e a guerra. Drama em 3 actos" (pp. 137-237). Characters of the play include Sr. Silva, a businessman; Thereza, a 26-year-old who is wealthy for reasons that are a mystery to all; Leonor, her cousin; Maria and Mathilde, Silva's daughters; Henrique de Sá, a young lawyer ("grande espirito, e poucos meios"); his cousin Diogo; and Bernardo Henriques, a 60-year-old who wants to form a "companhia de declamação" for the Theatro do Rio de Janeiro.At the end of the volume are the author's notes and a table of contents.---- No works by this author located in @BMC or @NUC. Author not located in Porbase, OCLC or Copac. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Original-Aquarell nach Alcide Dessalines d'Orbigny.

      . 37 x 28 cm. Auf Bristol Paper.. Die Zeichnung wurde in leicht abgeänderter Form (ohne die Person) in d'Orbignys "Voyage dans l'Amerique Meridionale" 1847 veröffentlicht. - Mit handschriftlichem botanischen Autorenkürzel d'Orbignys "A.D.Orb." in der linken unteren Ecke. - Im Randbereich fingerfleckig, Prägestempel in der linken oberen Ecke.

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        Kjerlighedens Gjerninger. Nogle christelige Overveielser i Talers Form. I-II.

      Kjøbenhavn, C. A. Reitzels Forlag, 1847. 224 + 203 s. Eleg. priv. håndb. helskinnbd. Ryggdekor i gull. Dekor i gull og blindpreg på for- og bakdekkel. Helt gullsnitt. Indre denteller i gull. (Jakob Baden). Ryggen svakt skrapet. Uten smusstbl. Litt brunplettet

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        Histoire naturelle des mollusques d'eau douce qui vivent en France, 6 fascicules

      - Brun, Auch, 1847/52 ;; in-4°, broché xxi, 737 pp., 31 planches hors-texte (I-XXXI), couvertures grises imprimées de l'éditeur. Bon état, couvertures défraichies avec un dos fendu, non coupés, brunissures et rousseurs affectant certaines planches, envoi de l'auteur à A. Carbonneau sur les 6 fascicules ! [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Le Piccinino

      Five vols. 8vo, cont. green sheep-backed green boards maroquiné, single gilt fillet round sides (foot of spine of Vol. IV with minor rubbing), flat spines gilt. Paris: Desessart, 1847. First edition. Fine set, signed by Prince Dietrichstein on each free front endpaper. .

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        The Life of Lord Chancellor Hardwicke; With Selections from His Correspondence, Diaries, Speeches, and Judgments In Three Volumes

      London: Edward Moxon [and] Stevens' & Norton . . . Fleet Street, 1847. Original green embossed cloth, the spines a bit faded, else a very crisp, largely uncut set; with Lord Lyndhurst's armorial bookplate on each pastedown Lord Lyndhurst's presentation set of the principal early account of Lord Hardwicke, pairing two of the greatest lawyers and Lord Chancellors of the 18th and 19th centuries--"The Right Honble Lord Lyndhurst / with the authors most / respectful compts

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        First Light Infantry Company activities, recorded in 11 printed broadsides or announcements, 1842-1858, and two autograph notes, signed by the unit commander William W. Brown in 1847.

      - 4to. and 8vo. All of the documents come from the papers of Charles Sabin, whose promotion to fourth sargeant, signed by Brown, is recorded in the earliest broadside. That first item is torn and somewhat rumpled, the other items are very good. Among the printed items are one fund-raising form and a series of announcements for a camp excursion, special meetings and parades, a drill, an anniversary celebration, a "Washington Ball," and a gathering to act on Brown's resignation after his election as general of the state militia in 1858. The two autograph notes instruct Sabin to prepare fro emergency musters. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Der idyllische Einklang

      1847. Aquarell über Federzeichnung auf Papier, unten rechts signiert und datiert: "E Hasse inv. 1847.", 19,2 x 28,8 cm. Professionell unter säurefreiem Museumspassepartout montiert.. Das vorliegende Aquarell kann als paradigmatisch für Ernst Hasses Kunst gelten. Es vereint in sich die prägenden Elemente seines Lehrers Ludwig Richter und verweist bereits auf seinen späteren künstlerischen Schwerpunkt, die Tiermalerei. Das romantische Stimmungsbild, das Hasse hier evoziert, wird durch die harmonische Eintracht von Mensch, Tier und Natur getragen. Diese ergibt sich durch eine regelrechte Bildkette, die die verschiedenen Gruppen untereinander verbindet. Links im Vordergrund lagert eine kleine Schafherde, weitestgehend für sich und sich selbst genügend. Das weiter rechts stehende Schaf allerdings durchbricht die Isolation und leitet durch seine Kopfwendung den Blick hinüber zu der durch einen Fluss getrennten Personengruppe. Auch diese bleibt in ihrem eigenen Bereich im Zwiegespräch vertieft. Lediglich das Kleinkind, das eine Ziege füttert, offenbart die Zugehörigkeit zum gleichen Lebensraum. Der Blick des Betrachters folgt schließlich dem kleinen Weg den Hügel hinauf und findet dort den einsamen Hirten mit seiner Kuhherde, vertieft in den träumerischen Fernblick auf die weite Landschaft. Auf diese Weise schließt sich der Kreis von den in der Natur lagernden Tieren, hin zu den Menschen und ihrer Teilhabe an dieser Umgebung. Somit wird hier stärker als in vielen anderen Blättern der romantische Lebenszusammenhang deutlich. Hier grenzt sich Hasse auch von seinem Lehrer ab, denn wo Richter den Menschen und seine Einnistung in der Natur und seine Suche nach einem Lebensraum zum Thema wählt, da richtet Hasse den Fokus bereits deutlich auf die Tierwelt. Doch auch Hasses Arbeitsweise lässt sich in diesem wichtigen Aquarell vortrefflich studieren. Für ihn war die Linie das bestimmende Gestaltungselement seiner Kunst. Die farbige Überarbeitung diente mehr der Akzentuierung und so scheint in allen Partien der Strich der Feder markant durch die dünn aufgetragene Aquarellierung hindurch. Auch hierin unterscheidet sich Hasse von Richter, denn der Ältere hat zwar auch die Aquarellfarbe sanft und in Verbindung mit der Linie aufgetragen. Doch bei Hasse wird die Federlinie selbst zu einem Tonwert, wie besonders in der Wasseroberfläche auf unserem Blatt zu erkennen ist. Durch diese Betonung erhält das Aquarell eine bestechende Klarheit. Dass Hasse aber auch das subtile Farbspiel mit der reinen Aquarellfarbe meisterhaft beherrschte, präsentiert er in den duftigen Partien im Himmel und im Hintergrund.

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        THE PARRICIDE: OR, THE YOUTH'S CAREER OF CRIME

      New York: Williams Brothers, 24 Ann Street,. 1847. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1] 2-180, text printed in double columns, twenty-two wood engravings designed by George Standfast,. contemporary rebinding in three-quarter leather with marbled boards,. Serious damp stains to fore-edges of endpapers and first three and. last seven leaves of text block (this does not affect the readability. of the text, nor has it damaged the structure of the paper), fore-. edge margins on pages 124-125 trimmed close, affecting line ends. (this is due to slippage of plates while in the press, not a binder's. error), a good, sound copy. (#118838). First U.S. edition. Probably originally issued in paper wrappers. One of the books that put the dreadful in "penny dreadful." A quite scarce "blood," by the most popular writer of mid-nineteenth-century England, first published in twenty-three parts by J. Dicks (Reynolds's own company) in London in the same year (beginning in January 1847). THE PARRICIDE is apparently a reworking ("revised and expanded" according to Bleiler) of Reynolds's THE YOUTHFUL IMPOSTER (1835), his first novel. Standfast's wonderfully lurid illustrations (physical violence, abduction, rape, bondage and more) compliment the text. There is a copy of this Williams Brothers edition at the American Antiquarian Society. OCLC reports no holdings. Waite, The Quest for Bloods, p. 89. Bleiler, bibliographical appendix to Reynolds, Wagner the Wehr-Wolf (1975), p. 154.

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        Handbuch der topographischen Anatomie und ihrer praktisch medicinisch-chirurgischen Anwendungen. 2 Bde.

      . Wien, Verlag von Druck von J.B. Wallishauser, 1847, 8°, XVI, 523, XII, 427 pp., 2 Halblederbände der Zeit mit roten Rückenschildern; feines Exemplar.. Seltene erste Ausgabe des ersten deutschsprachigen Werkes über topografische Anatomie ! - Joseph Hyrtl (1799-1868), professor of anatomy at Vienna, published the first text on topographical anatomy in German. He was for 30 years the most popular lecturer on the subject in Europe, and ranks as one of the greatest of medical scholars. - Garrison & Morton No. 414

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        Lays of Ancient Rome

      1847. A Majestical 'Sunken-Panel' BindingBy Sangorski and Sutcliffe[SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE, binders]. MACAULAY, Thomas Babington. Lays of Ancient Rome. With illustrations, original and from the antique, drawn on wood by George Scharf, Jun. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1847. First Illustrated Edition. Octavo (8 1/16 x 6 7/16 inches; 205 x 163 mm.). 210., [2, adverts] pp. Extra wood-engraved title, wood-engraved text illustrations, and head- and tailpieces. Original illustrated paper wrappers bound in at the rear.Bound ca. 1910 in chestnut brown crushed morocco, gilt and inlaid, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe (stamp-signed on rear turn-in), covers with architectural gilt frame enclosing an inlaid sunken panel of blue-gray morocco, that on the upper cover densely stippled in gilt and inlaid with a Roman helmet and weapons within an olive wreath, that on lower cover with gilt tooled inlaid shield and bows and arrows; raised bands, spine gilt in compartments with floral centerpiece, sky blue morocco doublures enclosed by a frame of brown morocco tooled with multiple gilt rules and decorative rolls and with floral corner-pieces, matching blue morocco endleaves with double gilt rule border. The edges are gilt and beautifully gauffered with olive branches and decorative borders. Housed in the full dark green morocco, silk-lined and padded drop-front box (a little worn).This notably masculine binding covers the first illustrated edition of historian, essayist, and post Thomas Babington Macaulay?'s poetic retelling of stories from ancient Roman history. With this ?"Lay of Ancient Rome,?" originally published in 1842 and its many subsequent editions, Macaulay (1800-59) acted on the hypothesis that the early books of the ancient Roman historian Livy (64 or 59 B.C.-17 A.D.) were based upon long-lost oral poetry that had been rendered into prose. With the goal of returning Livy?'s stories to their original form, he expressed them in ballads for readers of English. With imagination and careful execution, our animated binding clearly reflects the volume?'s contents. The upper cover displays familiar symbols of ancient Rome: the fasces (the bundle of rods with projecting axe), the prominent abbreviation ?"SPQR?" (standing for ?"the Senate and the People of Rome?"), and the galea (the helmet of the Roman soldier). The lower panel continues the display of power with a decorative shield and quiver of arrows. Each panel is framed by Neoclassical motifs, and the whole projects the strength and majesty that was Rome. The illustrations here are by George Scharf (1820-95), English art critic, illustrator, and director of the National Portrait Gallery.

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        THE WONDERFUL ADVENTURES OF ABEL SAMPSON, RELATED BY HIMSELF

      [Lawrence City, Ma. 1847].. 91,[4]pp. Illustrated. 12mo. Original pictorial wrappers. Most of the front wrapper detached, but present, portion along the bottom lacking, some soiling, minor chipping to rear wrapper. A few light instances of foxing. Good. First edition of a rare account by an American seaman and war privateer. Sampson was born in Maine in 1790 and first went to sea on a merchant schooner in 1808. The next year he was pressed on board a British Man of War. He escaped and worked on a slaver for a time, shipped on the privateer Saratoga in 1812, then did a second more successful tour on the Yorktown before being captured by the British. These adventures were followed by tours in the European, Indian, and West Indian trades. He gave up sea life in 1820, and returned to his original trade, carpentry. "Privateering in the war of 1812, etc." - Howes. HOWES S59.

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