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        THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB (Excellent Example of the First "Cheap" Edition in Original Cloth)

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1847. Dickens, Charles. THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB. Frontispiece by C. R. Leslie. London: Chapman & Hall, 1847. Original blind-stamped green publisher's cloth with spines elaborately decorated in gilt. First "Cheap" Edition (actually volume 1 of the first and most important collected works of Dickens, with new introductions and a specially commissioned new frontispiece). Begun in 1847 with works already published, Dickens added further titles as he went along. Despite being called "cheap" these volumes are just as high quality in texture and ornamentation as his first editions; there are 18 titles in total, all are rarely seen in fine condition. This Pickwick is the best example we've seen in terms of condition. VERY GOOD OR BETTER, spine a trifle browned (as almost always with this olive-green cloth), mild wear to the outer joints, bright gilt, excellent eye appeal. It would hard to find a better example of this traditionally, yet inexplicably, undervalued volume from Dickens's carefully-designed, newly prefaced and illustrated, first collection of his works.. First Edition Thus. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Illus. by C. R. Leslie.

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        Das Bedürfniß eines zweckmäßigen Unterrichts in der Malerei und plastischen Kunst. Angedeutet nach eigenen Erfarhungen.

      Wien: Carl Gerold. 1847 - 8vo. Zweite Auflage. XX, 44 pp. 3/4 Morocco, leather label, original wraps bound in. Fine copy. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Le Livre du Nouveau Monde Moral. Contenant le Systeme social rationelle base sur les lois de la nature humaine par Robert Owen. Abrege et traduit de l?anglais par T. W. Thornton [Das Buch der neuen Weltmoral. Rationales soziales System basierend auf den Gesetzen der menschlichen Natur nach Robert Owen. Gekürzt und übersetzt aus dem Englischen von T.W. Thornton].

      Paulin, Editeur, Paris. 1847.. (5), 6-72 S. Kl.8°, OBrosch.. (National Library of Wales 72). Frz. EA in, gegenüber der englischen Ausgabe gekürzten Fassung von Owens Abhandlung über die universale Moral, die der englische Frühsozialist und Unternehmer (1771-1858) zwischen 1836 und 1844 veröffentlichte. Auf den Seiten 5 bis 18 befindet sich der Artikel ?Notice sur la vie et les travaux de Robert Owen? (dt. ?Leitfaden über das Leben und die Arbeit von Robert Owen?) von Thornton. Was die Frage der Arbeitsbeziehungen anbelangte, war Thornton ein großer Förderer der genossenschaftlichen Kooperation, die er als eine probate Alternative für den Klassenkampf einschätzte und als Basis für einen Ausgleich von Kapital und Arbeit betrachtete. 1825 verkaufte Owen seine Fabrik, um in den Vereinigten Staaten seine genossenschaftlich konzipierte Kolonie ?New Harmony? aufzubauen. Mitte der 1840er Jahre des 19. Jahrhunderts zog es ihn nach Frankreich, nachdem er von den dortigen revolutionären Bestrebungen erfahren hatte. Allerdings waren seine Versuche, dort Sympathien für seine genossenschaftlichen Ideen zu gewinnen, von keinen größeren Erfolgen gekrönt. Insofern blieb das französische Engagement Owens nur eine kurze Episode. Unter historischen Aspekten sind an Robert Owen vor allem dessen kommunitaristische Grundgedanken und nicht zuletzt seine praktischen Sozialexperimente interessant. Sehr seltene Broschüre. Umschlag etwas staub- u. stockfleckig. Papierbedingt gebräunt. Für unsere Schweizer Kunden: Konto in der Schweiz vorhanden

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        Ueber die acute Entzündung der Arterien (pp.272-378)*; Zur Entwicklungsgeschichte des Krebses, ... (pp.94-206, 2 Taf.)**.; Die patholkogischen Pigmente (pp.379-486, 1 Taf.)***.

      . Virch. Arch. path. Anat., 1. - Berlin, Verlag von Georg Reimer, 1847, 8°, (4), 583, (1) pp., 4 lith. Halbledereinband d.Zt; minimal fleckig.. First Edition of three major papers by Rudolf Virchow (1821-1902)!! - - *)Ueber die akute Entz?ndung der Arterien ((pp.272-378). - "Virchow's 'epoch-making' paper on embolism was published in 1847, popularizing the terms 'thrombosis' and 'embolism' to describe clots or 'curds' in blood vessels. He observed: '... the detachment of fragments from the end of the softening thrombus which arc carried along by the current of blood and driven into remote vessels." Ellen Welch, Venous Thromboembolism: A Nurse's Guide to Prevention and Management, p.10 - - **) Zur Entwicklungsgeschichte des Krebses, nebst Bemerkungen über Fettbildung im thierischen Körper und pathologische Resorption (pp.94-206, Tab.1. und II.). - "While still a young man Rudolf Ludwig Karl Virchow (1821-1902) founded the above journal. He wrote a fine paper on cancer and suggested that the exciting cause is local irritation". Garrison & Morton No.2613 - - ***) Die pathologischen Pigmente (pp.379-486, Tab. III). - On the origin and chemical composition of extracellular and intracellular pigments, and on the supposed formation of new cells by the membranous envelopment of pigmented blood corpuscles or pigment granules". Garrison & Morton No.2296; Milestones in Gastroenterology and Metabolic Research, p.191 - - Further contribution by Rudolf Virchow in this volume: - Ueber die Standpunkte in der wissenschaftlichen Medicin (pp.3-19). - Ueber die Reform der pathologischen und therapeutischen Anschauungen durch die mikroskopischen Untersuchungen (pp.207-255). - Sarcine (pp.264-272). - Zur pathologischen Physiologie des Blutes; 1. Veränderungen des Blutplasma's; 2. Weißes Blut; Faserstoffarten und fibrinogene Substanz (pp.547-583). - "... in welchem ich zuerst für die mit dem 'weissen Blut' verbundene Krankheit den Namen Leukämie gebrauchte." R. Virchow, Ges. Abh. wiss. Med., p.190 - - Garrison & Morton No.2903*; 2613**; 2296***

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        A Walk round Mont Blanc. Text in englischer Sprache / English-language publication.

      London, Bentley, 1847.. 22 x 14 cm. 332 S. ISBN: Keine. OLn / Orginal cloth. No jacket. Vom rücken fehlt ein Teil. Innen in einem guten Zustand / Good condition. 1. Auflage.. * Versandfertig innerhalb von 20 Stunden!. EL6. (RE). Jpg.

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        Tradizioni italiane per la prima volta raccolte in ciascuna provincia dell'Italia e mandate alla luce per cura di rinomati scrittori italiani. Volume primo [ - quarto].

      Stabilimento Tip. di Al. Fontana 1847-1850 4 volumi in - 8° (cm. 22), gradevolissime legature coeve in m. pelle rossa con titolo e decorazioni in oro e a secco ai dorsi (trascurabili segni d'uso), sguardie marmorizzate; pp. XII, 946, [2]; [4], 952; [4], 950, [2 bb.]; 931, [1] in buono stato, con numerose tavole litografiche f.t. in nero e a colori; lievi fioriture e alcune bruniture. Edizione originale di quest'opera autorevole diretta dal liberale Brofferio, di grande interesse locale, folcloristico e in specie letterario, tra l'altro non facilmente reperibile. Giuseppe Pitrè ne parla in prefazione [p. XV]. Esemplare molto buono.

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        Reisen in Britisch -Guiana in den Jahren 1840-1844. Im Auftrag Sr. Majestät des Königs von Preussen ausgeführt von Richard Schomburgk. Nebst einer Fauna und Flora Guiana's nach Vorlagen von Johannes Müller, Ehrenberg, Erichson, Klotzsch, Troschel, Cabanis und Andern. Mit Abbildungen und einer Karte von Britisch-Guiana aufgenommen von Sir Robert Schomburgk.

      Leipzig, Verlagsbuchhandlung von J. J. Weber,1847, 1848.. 1. Auflage. 2 Bände, 1. und 2. Band (von 3). 25x17 cm. Karte, VIII, X, 469 S., große gef. Karte; XIV, 530 S., 1 Bl. Berichtigungen. Dunkelblaue Halblederbände mit reichhaltiger Goldverzierung und -titel auf dem Rücken. Lederkanten berieben, Ecken leicht bestoßen. Beide Bände an der Oberkante des V-Deckels mit sehlr leichter Druckstelle. Deckel leicht dunkelfleckig. Innen leicht gebräunt, überwiegend sauber. Stellenweise leicht stockfleckig. Band 1 vorne (bis VIII) mit kl. Wasserrand im Bug. Band 2 einmal innen einige Seiten mit Wellung an der oberen Blattkante. Schöner, farbig marmorierter Seitenschnitt rundum (etwas verblasst).. Band 1: Frontispiz zeigt 2 Karten: Das Mündungsland des Essequibo, Demerara und Berbice. Das Quellland des Caroni und Cotinga. Erwähnenswert in diesem Band ist, neben den sehr schönen Abbildungen auf Tafeln, die 3fach gefaltete Ansicht der "Colonie Stadt Georgetown am Demerara-Fluss" sowie die vielfach gefaltete, kolorierte "Karte von Britisch-Guiana nebst dem Quelllande des Parima (Rio Branco) und Orinoco..." (Ein Riss dieser Karte wurde fachmännisch restauriert). Band 2: Auch dieser Band mit beeindruckenden Abbildungen. Sehr schön v. a. die Tafel mit "Das Innere einer Wapisiana-Hütte". Robert Schomburgk, Reisender und Naturforscher, geboren am 5. Juni 1804 zu Freiburg an der Unstrut als Sohn des Superintendenten Schomburgk, gestorben am 11. März 1865 in Schöneberg bei Berlin. Er schuf eine Karte von Anegada, welche die britische Admiralität herausgab und übernahm 1835 den Auftrag zur Erforschung Britisch-Guyanas. Selten ist soviel Liebe zu den allerverschiedensten Gegenständen der Geographie, Naturgeschichte und Völkerkunde an eine derartige Ausgabe herangebracht worden. Schomburgk's Ortsbestimmungen sind von musterhafter Genauigkeit, seine botanischen und geologischen Studien haben eine Menge anziehender Ergebnisse geliefert, die Kartographie weiter Gebiete ruht noch immer auf dem von ihm zuerst gelegten Grunde; und wenn man eine rein ethnographische Arbeit liest, wie die über den Amazonenstein in den 1846er Verhandl. der Berliner Gesellschaft für Erdkunde ist man erstaunt, wie weite Blicke bei aller Vorsicht des Schließens sich auch hier eröffnen. S. war offenbar ein geborener Forschungsreisender und besaß auch die körperliche Spannkraft, welche zur Ueberwindung der Gefahren des tropischen Klimas und eines entbehrungreichen Waldlebens erforderlich ist. Was er geleistet hat, ist wesentlich seiner eigenen Arbeit zu danken. (...) Das dreibändige Werk "Reisen in Britisch-Guyana" (1847), hat Richard S., der als botanischer Begleiter die zweite Reise mitmachte, unter Benützung der Vorarbeiten seines Bruders Robert geschrieben. Robert S. hat über diese Reise eigene Mittheilungen im Journal der Londoner Geographischen Gesellschaft 1842 u. 1845 veröffentlicht. Es enthält im ersten und zweiten Band eine etwas breite Beschreibung der Reisen von 1840-44 und im dritten einen Abriß der Flora und Fauna von Guyana. Die Karte im ersten Band ist nach den Aufnahmen von Robert S. gezeichnet. (...) (Quelle: Ratzel, Friedrich, "Schomburgk, Robert" in: Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie 32 (1891), S. 240-243 [Onlinefassung])

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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM A MEMBER OF THE SAVANNAH BLUES OF THE OREGON BATTALION IN THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR, DESCRIBING GENERAL STEPHEN KEARNY'S RETURN TO FORT LEAVENWORTH AND A COURT MARTIAL CASE INVOLVING HORSE THIEVERY].

      [Fort Leavenworth, Ks.]. August 26, 1847. - [3]pp. autograph letter, on a folded folio sheet, addressed for mailing on the fourth page and with a circular "Fort Leavenworth, Mo." postmark, dated August 28 in manuscript. Several tears at folds and cross-folds unobtrusively repaired with tissue. Small tear in foredge of second leaf (from wax seal), affecting a few letters in the closing. Good. In a half morocco and cloth folding case, spine gilt. An interesting letter from Fort Leavenworth during the Mexican War, describing Gen. Stephen Kearny's triumphant return from California, as well as recent incidents of crime and violence. The letter is from a Dr. Gallaher to his friend, the Rev. C.D. Herbert in Parkville, Missouri. Gallaher was a member of the so- called "Oregon Battalion" of Missouri volunteers, who protected emigrants on their way to Oregon and California during the war. The letter contains references to Andrew Sublette, brother of the legendary mountain man, William Sublette. Andrew Sublette was a captain of the St. Louis company of the Oregon Battalion, and was stationed at Fort Leavenworth for part of the Mexican-American War. The fort was the base from which General Stephen Kearny mounted his expeditions to Mexico and California during the Mexican- American War. Gallaher begins by thanking Herbert for his recent letter and cautions that "I hasten to answer it because we are now under marching orders and may start within one hour from this time." Gallaher describes the recent arrival of General Stephen Kearny at Fort Leavenworth, returning from his victorious campaigns: "General Kearny and Col. Willard P. Hall arrived at the Fort from California at 10 o'clock on the 22d. All the commissioned officers at the Fort and in the Battalion were immediately commanded to appear 'in the square' at 3 o'clock p.m. At 1/2 past 3 one company U.S. infantry in full uniform were placed 'in a square' in 'the square' where a full bank of music was placed. At 4 Gen. K. & Col. H. in full uniform mounted on snow white steeds marched round the outside of the inside of the square followed by all officers then arrived at the Fort. While 10 guns were being fired and the music played the tunes 'The Conquering Hero Comes' 'Hail to the Chiefs' "Hail Columbia' &c. &c." Gallaher then describes an evening full of music celebrating Kearny's return. Dr. Gallaher likely practiced medicine at Fort Leavenworth, but also appears to have been a member of the tribunal that heard court martial proceedings. Much of the rest of the letter discusses an incident involving a horse stolen from Andrew Sublette's company: "Last week was spent principally in court martials and there are some cases now to be tried soon. In the fore part of last week a horse from Sublette's company strayed off - was taken up by an Indian living some two miles below the Fort. Some of Stewart's Rangers were passing the Indian's house - saw the horse & said they were going straight to Sublette's camp & would take him over and paid the Indian $2.50 for his troubles - but they forgot to call at Sublette's camp, took him to their own - erased the letter brands on his shoulder ('G.B') after keeping him some days. The Indian told Sublette's men where he was & went with him to Captain Stewart's camp & pointed out the man & horse. Stewart's men gave him up without a word - but what must be done with him or them for making the erasures was a matter not so easy [sic] settled. That, or the day after, Stewart's men (some of them) & some officers with them took the Indian - tied him up by the heels & whipped him almost to death for telling Sublette's company that Stewart's had the horse. I saw him & know just how bad or how well he was whipped." Gallaher concludes by mentioning how members of the same company recently robbed a steamship. An interesting Mexican-American War letter, giving a flavor of life at Fort Leavenworth.

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        [AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM A MEMBER OF THE SAVANNAH BLUES OF THE OREGON BATTALION IN THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR, DESCRIBING GENERAL STEPHEN KEARNY'S RETURN TO FORT LEAVENWORTH AND A COURT-MARTIAL CASE INVOLVING HORSE THIEVERY]

      [Fort Leavenworth, Ks.]. Aug. 26, 1847.. [3]pp. autograph letter, on a folded folio sheet, addressed for mailing on the fourth page and with a circular "Fort Leavenworth, Mo." postmark, dated August 28 in manuscript. Several tears at folds and cross-folds unobtrusively repaired with tissue. Small tear in foredge of second leaf (from wax seal), affecting a few letters in the closing. Good. In a half morocco and cloth folding case, spine gilt. An interesting letter from Fort Leavenworth during the Mexican-American War, describing General Stephen Kearny's triumphant return from California, as well as recent incidents of crime and violence. The letter is from a Dr. Gallaher to his friend, the Rev. C.D. Herbert in Parkville, Missouri. Gallaher was a member of the so-called "Oregon Battalion" of Missouri volunteers, who protected emigrants on their way to Oregon and California during the war. The letter contains references to Andrew Sublette, brother of the legendary mountain man, William Sublette. Andrew Sublette was a captain of the St. Louis company of the Oregon Battalion, and was stationed at Fort Leavenworth for part of the Mexican-American War. The fort was the base from which General Kearny mounted his expeditions to Mexico and California during the Mexican- American War. Gallaher begins by thanking Herbert for his recent letter and cautions: "I hasten to answer it because we are now under marching orders and may start within one hour from this time...." Gallaher describes the recent arrival of General Kearny at Fort Leavenworth, returning from his victorious campaigns: "General Kearny and Col. Willard P. Hall arrived at the Fort from California at 10 o'clock on the 22d. All the commissioned officers at the Fort and in the Battalion were immediately commanded to appear 'in the square' at 3 o'clock p.m. At 1/2 past 3 one company U.S. infantry in full uniform were placed 'in a square' in 'the square' where a full bank of music was placed. At 4 Gen. K. & Col. H. in full uniform mounted on snow white steeds marched round the outside of the inside of the square followed by all officers then arrived at the Fort. While 10 guns were being fired and the music played the tunes 'The Conquering Hero Comes' 'Hail to the Chiefs' 'Hail Columbia' &c. &c." Gallaher then describes an evening full of music celebrating Kearny's return. Dr. Gallaher likely practiced medicine at Fort Leavenworth, but also appears to have been a member of the tribunal that heard court-martial proceedings. Much of the rest of the letter discusses an incident involving a horse stolen from Andrew Sublette's company: "Last week was spent principally in court martials and there are some cases now to be tried soon. In the fore part of last week a horse from Sublette's company strayed off - was taken up by an Indian living some two miles below the Fort. Some of Stewart's Rangers were passing the Indian's house - saw the horse & said they were going straight to Sublette's camp & would take him over and paid the Indian $2.50 for his troubles - but they forgot to call at Sublette's camp, took him to their own - erased the letter brands on his shoulder ('G.B') after keeping him some days. The Indian told Sublette's men where he was & went with him to Captain Stewart's camp & pointed out the man & horse. Stewart's men gave him up without a word - but what must be done with him or them for making the erasures was a matter not so easy [sic] settled. That, or the day after, Stewart's men (some of them) & some officers with them took the Indian - tied him up by the heels & whipped him almost to death for telling Sublette's company that Stewart's had the horse. I saw him & know just how bad or how well he was whipped." Gallaher concludes by mentioning how members of the same company recently robbed a steamship. An interesting Mexican-American War letter, giving a flavor of life at Fort Leavenworth.

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      London: John Murray, Albemarle Street 1847, 1847. FIRST EDITION, early issue. COLONIAL PRINTING. Small 8vo. Pp. 286 with map and 16-page catalogue at rear. Publisher's red cloth, colonial binding and blocked as such in blind to covers, gilt titles to spine. Some minor wear to spine ends, backstrip a little toned, neat inscription to flyleaf. Very good indeed. Melville's debut novel, with rather a complex publication history; this copy is one of the early issues with the title page dated 1847, with corrected 'Pomare' text to page 19, line 1. BAL 13652

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        Rom, Blick auf das Colosseum vom Kloster S. Bonaventura aus.

      . Bleistift, grau laviert und mit Deckweiß gehöht, auf bräunlichem Karton, auf Untersatz montiert, links unten signiert und datiert "Karl Lindemann-Frommel Rom 1847". 16,5:23,3 cm. Vorzeichnung zu einer Lithographie. Literatur: Vgl. Freude D/XVI/14, Abb. 51; vgl. Freude D/XXI/45, Abb. 108.. Lindemann-Frommel, Adoptivsohn und Schüler von C.L. Frommel (1789-1863), verbrachte seine Jugendjahre in Karlsruhe. Später war er Schüler von C. Rottmann (1797-1850) in München. Es folgten Aufenthalte in Paris und Rom (1845/49). In Rom war er seit 1856 ansässig.

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        UGLY DUCK AND OTHER TALES

      POCCI, COUNT. 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.

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        A PICTURE-BOOK Without Pictures. By Hans Christian Andersen. From the German translation of De La Motte Fouque by Meta Taylor.

      v, [1], 88 pages. Original decorative cloth. Octavo. First English edition. Very slight bumping to corners and head & heel of spine; slight browning of title with a few very small marks; else a handsome copy. This ttile is extremely difficult to find in fine condition in its original binding.'The moon describes to a painter thirty picturesque scenes, 'observed in her silent passage across the sky.' 'Sketch what I relate to you,' said the moon.. and you will have a pretty picture-book.' Osborne 858.

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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.] 2 volume set

      London: Chapman and Hall. G+ : in Good condition plus. Cover lightly rubbed. Lower corner of volume I worn. Some offsetting. 1847. 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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        A Narrative of an Exploratory Visit to Each of the Consular Cities of China, and to the Islands of Hong Kong and Chusan, in Behalf of the Church Missionary Society, in the Years 1844, 1845, 1846, I-II. [TWO VOLUMES. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION IN THE ORIGINAL INSTALLMENTS]

      New York, Harper & Brothers, 1847.. Two volumes. Crown quarto. Paginated consecutively. Pp. xvi, 3-240; 241-467. Plus a folding map engraved on steel, engraved frontispiece and 11 other plates. Title-page printed in red and black. Uniformly in the original illustrated wrappers, these edge worn and chipped, back wrapper of one volume loose, some dog-eared corners. Both volumes placed in a handsome custom made box, full green cloth over boards, facsimile title-page laid-down on cover. An unsophisticated set, untrimmed, preserved entirely in the original state, bright interiors, thoroughly free of foxing. ~ First American edition in the extremely rare original, two paperbound installments. Sold separately, each volume's cover bears the header: ?50 Cents. Complete in Two Parts?; and ?Part 1? and ?Part 2?, respectively. A pioneering work by the Anglican missionary George Smith (1815-1871) who, after the Treaty of Nanking, explored the newly opened cities of China, recording his findings and observations. The work is particularly appealing for its description and portrayal of everyday life in nineteenth-century China and the impact of the new British Rule. It includes an account of Hong Kong. Cordier BS, 2115; Lust, 385.

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        Teutsche Revolution. Gesammelte Flugschriften. XI, 547 S. 2 Bl. Hübscher marmor. Pappbd d. Z. mit farb. RSchild.

      Bern, Jenni, 1847. - Erste Ausgabe der Sammlung bisher erschienener Flugschriften. Sie "liefert in ihrer chronologischen Zusammenstellung ein Bild der politischen Entwicklung eines Teutschen, der durch den Despotismus und die Freiheit zugleich geschult wurde; sie bildet in ihrer Rücksichtslosigkeit einen angemessenen Gegensatz zu der Eunuchensprache meiner Landsleute . Die Veranlassung zur Herausgabe dieser Sammlung ist zunächst eine bloß polizeiliche. Man jagt mich wegen meiner Schriften seit mehreren Wochen wie ein wildes Thier umher und weiß ich nicht, wo diese Jagd eine Ende finden wird " (Vorwort). Teile der Auflage wurden als 'Tarnschrift' mit dem Umschlag 'Archiv für Thierheilkunde' sowie entsprechend gedrucktem Titel und fingierter 1. Lage (!) nach Leipzig geschmuggelt, jedoch von der Polizei entdeckt. Preußen stellte daraufhin den Antrag beim Bundestag, den gesamten Verlag für das Gebiet des Deutschen Bundes zu verbieten. Besonders peinlich war diese Publikation für den Bundestag, weil ein Bericht für die Bundestagsgesandten in Frankfurt („Autographirte Zirkularnote") Heinzen zugespielt worden war und auf der Rückseite des Originalumschlags (der hier, wie fast immer, nicht beigebunden ist) abgedruckt wurde. – Titel mit kleinem, unauffälligem Besitzstempel. Schönes Exemplar. – Stammhammer I 103, 7. Huber 24. Nicht bei Friedlaender. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Overland Journey Round the World during the Years 1841 and 1842

      Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1847. Hardcover 1st US, g+ in contemporary 3/4 leather. Leather scraped on all edges, chipping on spine; owner's name (H.G. Norton, Trenton, N.J.) on tp and ffep; also has ownership signature of the excellent novelist Frank O'Rourke. Text moderately foxed. Bookstore sticker on rear pastedown: Books Inc., San Francisco. This very scarce book has much on the latter days of the fur trade, as the author was governor-in-chief of the Hudson's Bay Company's territories. He made his way across the continent from Boston to Vancouver; he travelled from there down the coast to SanFrancisco and reported on California in the early days of the gold rush.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

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        AN ILLUSTRATION OF OSBOURNE'S PICTORIAL ALPHABET.

      Comprising, title, dedication, explanation of the illustrations, and 4 engraved leaves with multiple engraved images illustrating the letters of the alphabet. Original, or contemporary, cloth-backed semi-stiff boards. Landscape folio. First edition thus. Some light browning; tissue-guards creased; some light dust-soiling to outer edges; else a very good copy of an extremely rare issue of this beautiful alphabet. Usually found , as first issued in 1835, as a boxed set of cards, accompanied by a booklet. WorldCat locates only one copy of the above edition, in the Victoria and Albert Museum.

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        Narrative of the Surveying Voyage of H.M.S. Fly, commanded by Captain F. P. Blackwood, R.N

      London: T. & W. Boone,, 1847. in Torres Strait, New Guinea, and other Islands of the Eastern Archipelago, during the Years 1842-1846: together with an Excursion into the Interior of the Eastern Part of Java … 2 volumes octavo. Original dark blue combed cloth, titles gilt to the spine, elaborate panelling in blind to the boards, yellow surface-paper endpapers. Housed in a dark blue flat back cloth solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Uncoloured aquatint frontispiece to each, and 14 other similar plates in all, together with 3 engraved plates, and numerous engraved illustrations to the text including one full-page, a folding map at the rear of each volume. Very light shelf-wear, corners just bumped, mild crumpling head and tail of the spines, hinges just starting, light browning, some foxing front and back with a scatter else, but a very good copy indeed. Engraved crested bookplates of Hugh Edward Adair (1815-1902), 3rd baronet of Flixton Hall, Suffolk, to the pastedowns. An exceptional copy of the first edition, first issue - in " fine straight-ribbed blue cloth, all boards with elaborate blind stamped central ornament" (Wantrup) - of this "very important voyage" (Hill) commissioned by the Admiralty to survey the Torres Strait, the Great Barrier Reef, as well as the various regions in New Guinea. This was one of a series of detailed hydrographical surveys undertaken for the Admiralty around this time, its specific purpose being to have the Great Barrier Reef 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" (Ingelton, Charting a Continent). The expedition was noteworthy for being "the first to be despatched to Australia on a purely surveying mission". These surveys of the Torres Strait and Great Barrier Reef were of great importance, as also the discoveries made in New Guinea and the surrounding islands. Blackwood's Directions for this dangerous part of the Australian coast were so "accurate that many appear on maps to the present day" (Hogego). Jukes, who was naturalist to the expedition, was destined for the cloth, but despite advice to the contrary, insisted on attending Adam Sedgwick's geology classes at Cambridge "this proved to be Jukes's moment of rebirth. Visions of the cloth vanished" (ODNB). In 1839, through Sedgwick's influence he was appointed geological surveyor to the colony of Newfoundland, on his return to England he failed to secure the chair in geology at University College, London, but was selected to accompany the Fly to Australia; "over the next four years Jukes pursued his science in locations such as Madeira, Cape Colony, New Guinea, Australia, and the Great Barrier Reef. By the time the Fly dropped anchor at Spithead on 19 June 1846 he was a geologist of global experience … he [was to become] perhaps the finest British field geologist of his day". A handsome, and unusually well-preserved copy.

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        Australia From Surveys Made By Order of the British Government Combined with those of D'Entrecastreaux, Baudin, Freycinet &c &c

      London: Arrowsmith, 1846-, 1847. Pair of handcoloured engraved maps showing Western and Eastern Australia, each 660 x 520mm; some slight foxing, mounted and framed together. An important Arrowsmith map, and at the time the largest scale maps of Australia available. Issued either as a single sheet or as here, two separate sheets each with own title. The right hand sheet has the tile Eastern portion of Australia by John Arrowsmith while the left hand sheet remains as Australia from surveys etc.These sheets record the exploration and development of Australia, by 1847 nearly sixty years after British settlement in 1788 the eastern part of the continent had developed to the stage of having three independent colonies of New South Wales, South Australia and Tasmania, Queensland has yet to separate from New South Wales and Victoria is still named Australia Felix.

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        The practice of the Mendicity Society

      By "one who knows it well".A good, and apparently, authoritative examination of the administration and policies of the London Society for the Suppression of Mendicity, a society which in its early days (it was founded in about 1816) had included on its board of management such notable men as David Ricardo, Patrick Colquhoun, William Allen, and Joseph Hume. Like its sister society in Bath, its approach was a judicious mixture, part punitive, part constructive, the society leaders thinking of themselves as both philanthropists and quasi-policemen. The Society's headquarters was in Red Lion Square.The statistics of the Society's work are staggering. In 1846 alone it investigated no fewer than 5877 begging-letter cases. It provided in that same year 148,569 meals, and employed 2155 men and 791 women. (The author notes that each meal consisted of "ten ounces of bread and one pint of good soup, or ¼ lb. of cheese").David Owen, in his study of English Philanthropy, 1660-1960, (1965), has some useful observations (pp. 110 et. seq.).8vo., (8) + 54 + (2)pp., followed by a 16-page Murray list, original blind-stamped maroon cloth, upper cover lettered in gilt, spine faded. A fine copy., 1847. First, and only, edition. Apparently very rare. (COPAC & OCLC find other copies only at BL + B.Nationale [Paris] + Columbia Un.).. By "one who knows it well". A good, and apparently, authoritative examination of the administration and policies of the London Society for the Suppression of Mendicity, a society which in its early days (it was founded in about 1816) had included on its board of management such notable men as David Ricardo, Patrick Colquhoun, William Allen, and Joseph Hume. Like its sister society in Bath, its approach was a judicious mixture, part punitive, part constructive, the society leaders thinking of themselves as both philanthropists and quasi-policemen. The Society's headquarters was in Red Lion Square.The statistics of the Society's work are staggering. In 1846 alone it investigated no fewer than 5877 begging-letter cases. It provided in that same year 148,569 meals, and employed 2155 men and 791 women. (The author notes that each meal consisted of "ten ounces of bread and one pint of good soup, or ¼ lb. of cheese").David Owen, in his study of English Philanthropy, 1660-1960, (1965), has some useful observations (pp. 110 et. seq.). 8vo., (8) + 54 + (2)pp., followed by a 16-page Murray list, original blind-stamped maroon cloth, upper cover lettered in gilt, spine faded. A fine copy.

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        Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi. Edited by 'Boz'. With Illustrations by George Cruikshank. LORD ROSEBERY'S COPY WITH HIS BOOKPLATE

      2 vols., 8vo., First Edition, First Issue, with 2 engraved frontispieces (one a portrait; original tissue guards present) and 11 engraved plates (all original tissue guards present), some occasional, light and wholly inoffensive age - staining; handsomely bound in contemporary full light tan calf, sides with triple frame border enclosing at four corners a floral spray, back with five raised bands, second and third compartments with red and green leather labels framed and lettered in gilt, all other compartments elaborately tooled in gilt, gilt tops, marbled endpapers, uncut, very neatly rebacked with old backstrips laid down, a fresh, crisp and most attractive copy. THIS COPY WAS FORMERLY IN THE LIBRARY OF LORD ROSEBERY AND BEARS HIS RED'DURDANS' BOOKPLATE ON FRONT PASTE - DOWNS. ALSO PRESENT ARE CHARLES DICKENS CENTENARY TESTIMONIAL BOOKPLATES ON FRONT PASTE - DOWNS. With half - titles, misprint '128' for '182' (Embellishments, vol. I; plate 5), last plate without grotesque border, and undated 36pp publisher's catalogue bound in at end. Archibald Primrose (1847 - 1929), 5th Earl of Rosebery and 1st Earl of Midlothian, Prime Minister of Great Britain 1894 - 5. AN OUTSTANDING AND MOST DESIRABLE COPY, COMPLETE IN EVERY RESPECT AND WITH NOTABLE PROVENANCE. Eckel, p.152.

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        Town, Fort & Harbour of St. Helliers, Jersey

      Jersey, 1847. Tinted lithograph, hand-coloured. Very good condition. Size: 47.1 x 64.1 cm. A fine view of St. Heliers, in St Aubin's Bay on the southern side of the island. One of a series of 26 views published in 1847 to commemorate Queen Victoria's visit to Jersey, lithographed by Day & Son, lithographers to the Queen.

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        THE LIFE, HISTORY, AND TRAVELS, OF KAH-GE-GA-GAH-BOWH (GEORGE COPWAY), A YOUNG INDIAN CHIEF OF THE OJEBWA NATION Written by Himself

      Albany: Weed and Parson, 1847.. [viii],[5]-224pp. Frontispiece engraving after Darley. Publisher's brown cloth, covers stamped in blind, upper cover lettered in gilt. Very good. Provenance: B. J. Leedorn (author's presentation inscription); Harold Sharp (bookplate). Early in 1847 Copway published his most famous work, THE LIFE, HISTORY, AND TRAVELS OF KAH-GE-GA-GAH-BOWH, and at once he enjoyed great popularity. In it he vividly described his youth among his people and his subsequent career as a Methodist missionary, including a firsthand account of the history and conditions of the Ojibwa Indians of Rice Lake, Canada West. His book, the first written by a Canadian Indian, became a bestseller, running through six editions by the end of the year, though the first edition is scarce. The present example is inscribed by Copway on the front pastedown, "B. J. Leedorn (?) from Kahgegagahbowh, The author" and dated Nov. 28, 1852. A highly important item and rarely found inscribed, here in beautiful original condition. HOWES C770. SABIN 16716. FIELD 366. PILLING, PROOF-SHEETS 881. TPL SECOND SUPPLEMENT 7916.

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        Italy, Classical, Historical and Picturesque. Illustrated in a Series of Views From Drawings by Stanfield, R.A., Roberts, R. A., Harding, Prout, Leitch, Brockedon, Barnard, , , With Description of the Scenes Preceded

      Glasgow Blackie & Son Ltd 1847. G+ : in Good condition plus. Cover lightly rubbed with some edge scuffing. Light scattered foxing. Heraldic book-plate on paste-down First Edition Contemporary Maroon Morocco Gilt with Dentelles 350mm x 250mm (14" x 10"). cviii, 160pp, + plates. 60 tissue guarded engraved plates and vignette title. '.. on the recent history and present condition of Italy and the Italians.' Heraldic book-plate of Fothergill.

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        The Practical Cabinet Maker and Upholsterer's Treasury of Designs: House-furnishing & Decorating Assistant, in the Grecian, Italian, Renaissance, Louis-Quatorze, Gothic, Tudor and Elizabethan Styles

      London: Peter Jackson, 1847. First Edition. Half Leather. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Undated, but published in 1847. Complete with engraved title page, 16 pages of text and 103 illustrated plates. Sound binding with intact hinges. Clean pages; occasional light foxing. Old book plate for John Maish of Dudley. Half-leather with original rubbed marbled boards, rebacked. First edition of an important design book. See Edward Joy's Pictorial Dictionary of British 19th Century Furniture Design: "For a study of fashionable styles just before the Great Exhibition of 1851 there is no better record than Henry Whitaker's The Practical Cabinet Maker, 1847. . . . Whitaker was the most versatile and informative of the designers of his day [and] his reputation was an established one for his designs were executed for the Queen at Osborne and for a number of distinguished clients, including the Marquis of Exeter and the Dukes of Devonshire and Northumberland." As of 2014, OCLC shows this book held at nine institutions. Only two auctions noted at ABPC and AmericanaExchange. Quite scarce.

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        Fortegnelse over sfdøde forstander for Opfostringshuset, Cancellieraad Ridder af Dannebrog Rasmus Borchs efterladte Bogsamling.

      Kjøbenhavn, 1847. 172 sider pp. Med priser. Spf. Ca. 3000 numre. Meget sjælden. Indbundet i et samtidig halvlæder med guldtryk på ryggen. Ryggen repareret. Første udgave.. 15032118

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        Karte des Königreichs Ungarn, der Königreiche Croatien, Slavonien, Dalmatien, des Großfürstenth. Siebenbürgen, des Küstenlandes und der Militair-Grenze., - Magyar Orzag, Horvat, Tot, Dalmat, Erdely Orszagog, A Tenger, Mellek, Katonai, Hatarorvidek Földkere.

      (Budapest), Szotyöri, 1847 - Kupferstichkarte bestehend aus 18 auf 9 Lwd.-Bll. aufgezogenen Segmenten. Zweite Überarbeitung der erstmals 1833 - 1836 erschienen Karte. - Szantai, Schedius 1 c. - "Diese Landkarte beruht auf Janos Lipszkys Mappa generalis regni Hungariae und war in der ersten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts sehr verbreitet; sie erschien innerhalb kurzer Zeit in zwei Ausgaben. Schedius geriet mit dieser Landkarte gewollt oder ungewollt in Konflikt mit der Zensur, denn auf dem zweiten Segment der Erstausgabe hatte er Galizien mit der Detailliertheit einer Nebenprovinz Ungarns dargestellt. Die Zensur ließ dieses Blatt beschlagnahmen und erlaubte den Druck der Karte erst nach Durchführung der gewünschten Modifizierungen. Die Titelseite hatte man aber schon zuvor gedruckt. Schedius löste die von der Zensur gewünschte Korrektur in der Weise, dass er auf die Titelseite einiger Exemplare nachträglich folgenden Text drucken ließ: „Seiner Kaiserl. Königl. Apostolischen Majestät Ferdinand dem jetz glorreich regierenden Kaiser von Oesterreich König von Ungarn etc in tiesfster Ehrfurcht gewidmet" und diese Ausgabenvariante ausschließlich für den kaiserlichen Hof bestimmte. Die hauchdünne Strichelung der Bodenreliefdarstellung auf der Karte – das Verdienst von Sámuel Blaschnek – ermöglichte die Lesbarkeit des unerhört reichhaltigen Namenmaterials. Während des Freiheitskampfes von 1848/49 wurde dieses Werk, weil keine detaillierteren Karten verfügbar waren, zur Planung der ungarischen Kampfoperationen verwendet" (www.oszk.hu). - Gebräunt. Die einzelnen Segmente teils etw. knapp beschnitten (teils Verlust des unteren Kartentitels der einzelnen Kartenblätter). Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 0 II. durchgehends umgeänderte, auf astronomische Bestimmungen gegründete und dem gegenwärtigen Zustande des Landes entsprechende Ausgabe. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HISTORIA UNIVERSAL trad. al castellano por D. Antonio Ferrer del Río.

      Fco. de Paula Mellado, Madrid 1847 - 38 vols. 8ºm. Enc. hol. (lomos det. en borde sup. e inf.), cortes pintados. 1847-50

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        HISTORIA UNIVERSAL traducida al castellano por D. Antonio Ferrer del Río.

      Establecimiento Tipografico de D. Francisaco de Paula Mellado 1847-1850, Madrid - Materia: Libro antiguo de la primera mitad del siglo XIX. Historia - Historia Universal. Publicación: Madrid, Establecimiento Tipografico de D. Francisaco de Paula Mellado, 1847-1850. Descripción: 38 volúmenes. 8º. Encuadernación en holandesa piel de época con dorados en el lomo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Map of Ireland divided into Provinces and Counties, shewing the Great and Cross Roads, with the distances of the principal Towns from Dublin

      London, 1847. Copper engraving, 73 x 56 cms, original hand colour, blank verso; from Wyld's New General Atlas. Shows railways completed and under construction. Map

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        Eigenh. musikalisches Albumblatt mit U.

      Leipzig, August 1847. - 1 S. Qu.-gr.-8vo. 28 Takte in drei zweizeiligen Systemen: Finale aus der Sinfonie Nr. 1-moll ("Paa Sjølunds fagre Sletter"), bezeichnet "Finale, Op. 5" und mit eh. Widmung an einen "Dr. Griepenkerl zur freundlichen Erinnerung" (d. i. wohl der Germanist, Pädagoge, Musikwissenschaftler und Dirigent Friedrich Konrad Griepenkerl, 1782-1849). - Spuren senkrechter Mittenfaltung; alt auf Trägerkarton montiert.

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        Sämmtliche Werke. Uebersetzt von Dr. Upmann (3 Bände).

      Berlin Albert Nauck 1847. Orig.-Leinwandbände, XXIV-453 / IV-449 / IV-541 Seiten, 8°. Seltene frühe deutschsprachige Ausgabe der Werke des Hippokrates in der Übersetzung von Christian Friedrich Upmann (Physikus im Fürstenthum Birkenfeld). Komplett in drei Bänden. Die Einbände sind leicht berieben und angestaubt. Der Buchblock des zweiten Bandes hat in der unteren rechten Ecken durchgängig einen kleinen braunen Fleck. Sehr wenige Seiten zu Beginn des ersten Bandes weisen schwache handschriftliche Einträge oberhalb des Textblocks auf. Ansonsten sind alle Bände papierbedingt nur wenig gebräunt, sauber und sehr gut erhalten. Schöne Ausgabe mit Goldprägung, Rückenschildchen und dreiseitigem Rotschnitt. Orig.-Leinwand. Gut

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        MEMORIAS DEL ESCMO. SR. D. JOSÉ NICOLÁS DE AZARA - Madrid 1847

      - Madrid, Imp. de Sanchiz, 1847. Con orlas. 339p. 2h. 8º mayor. Encuadernado en holandesa parcialmente descolorido. Resto de etiqueta en el lomo. Muy buen ejemplar. 1ª edición. Primera edición. 1st edition. First edition. Literatura española. Memorias. Historia moderna. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Italy, Classical, Historical and Picturesque Illustrated in a Series of Views From Drawings by Stanfield, R A , Roberts, R A , Harding, Prout, Leitch, Brockedon, Barnard, &c, &c, With Description of the Scenes Preceded by an Introductory Essay

      Glasgow: Blackie & Son Ltd. G+ : in Good condition plus. Cover lightly rubbed with some edge scuffing. Light scattered foxing. Heraldic book-plate on paste-down. 1847. First Edition. Contemporary Maroon Morocco Gilt with Dentelles. 350mm x 250mm (14" x 10"). cviii, 160pp, + plates. 60 tissue guarded engraved plates and vignette title. '... on the recent history and present condition of Italy and the Italians.' Heraldic book-plate of Fothergill. .

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        Results of Astronomical Observations Made During the Years 1834, 5, 6, 7, 8, at the Cape of Good Hope; being the completion of a telescopic survey, of the whole surface of the visible heavens, commenced in 1825

      London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1847. Quarto, lithographed frontispiece, a few woodcut diagrams, 17 numbered plates of stars and nebulae after Herschel (four folding) of which 13 engraved by James Basire and four lithographed; occasional light foxing; original green cloth, a good copy. In his father's footsteps.... Herschel's monumental survey of the stars of the Southern Hemisphere, a complement to his father's survey of the northern celestial hemisphere. Herschel devoted five years to the project, which he had chosen to carry out at the Cape of Good Hope. In a suburb south of Cape Town he constructed a 20-foot reflecting telescope, with which he methodically explored the night skies.'By 1838 he had swept the whole of the southern sky, catalogued 1,707 nebulae and clusters, and listed 2,102 pairs of binary stars. He carried out star counts, on William Herschel's plan, of 68,948 stars in 3,000 sky areas... He produced detailed sketches and maps of several objects, including the Orion region, the Eta Carinae nebula, and the Magellanic Clouds, and extremely accurate drawings of many extragalactic and planetary nebulae... Herschel invented a device called an astrometer, which enabled him to compare the brightness of stars with an image of the full moon of which he could control the apparent brightness, and thus introduced numerical measurements into stellar photometry' (DSB). He dedicated the work to the memory of Hugh Percy, third Duke of Northumberland (1785-1847), chancellor of Cambridge University and a patron of science, who had died shortly before the book's publication.

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        Traite des fractures et des luxations

      Paris: Bailliere, 1847. MALGAIGNE, Joseph (1806-65). Traite des fractures et des luxations. 2 text volumes, 8vo, & folio atlas. vii [1], 842; 1108pp. 30 lithographed plates by Delahaye. Paris: Bailliere, 1847-55. 213 x 132 mm. (text); 452 x 300 mm. (atlas). Text in quarter morocco, gilt, c. 1855; atlas in original cloth-backed printed boards, spine worn. Very good except for some foxing & browning, affecting a few plate margins, as might be expected. 19th century signature on atlas half-title; color pencil underling on 1 or 2 text leaves. First Edition. Garrison-Morton 4417. The most splendid work on its subject, with 30 large-folio lithographed plates of the highest quality. Includes the classic description of "Malgaigne's fracture," bilateral vertical fracture of the pelvis. Malgaigne was the first to devise and apply a practical method of external fixation; he also proved the existence of incomplete and longitudinal fractures, and promoted traction treatment of fractures. Le Vay, pp. 254-56. Peltier, Fractures, pp. 184-85. Waller 6187.

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        Narrative of a Journey Round the World, During the Years 1841 and 1842. Vol. 1 & 2 (Fur Trade, Travel & Exploration)

      Henry Colburn, 1847, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, First Edition, First PrintingBoth volumes with red straight-grained leather over boards, half-bound in red calf, six compartment spines separated by double-lined gilt work with titles in gilt onto black leather labels, leather headbands, all edges trimmed and sprinkled, large 8vo (8-3/4 x 5-1/2 inches [22.3 x 14.0 cm]) colored endpapers. Vol I pp; tissue guarded author portrait frontis, [i]-[xii], foldout map, [1]-438. Vol II pp; [i]-[xiii], [1]-469 and having page 336 misnumbered as 436. Binders tag "Bound by | W. Gotelee | Bookseller & Printer. | Oakingham" verso top covers. Complete with frontis and folding lithographed map, "MAP shewing THE AUTHOR'S ROUTE" [printed area, 22 cm x 62 cm.], bottom border of map showing "London, Published by H. Colburn.1847" and "J. Netherclift & Son, Lithog." with author's route lined in red, no graphic scale, but about 600 miles to the inch. Both volumes rubbed at spine and edges with a small damp stain at foot of both top boards near spine, matching unmarked bookplates to front pastedowns and slightest hint of waviness to text noted. Vol. I with light foxing to prelims. and some browning and foxing to frontis, offset to tissue guard, map with a few small closed tears and mis-fold lines. Vol. II with light foxing to prelims. and title page, small water stain touching edge of bottom corner of ffep, else text in both volumes close to near fine. A trip around the world - and perhaps the first successful overland journey around the world - ever recorded. According to Gagnon, "Adam Thom, then a journalist in Montreal. .. is the one who, it is said, drafted the work from the notes provided him by Simpson."Volume I describes Simpson's trip from London to Halifax and overland across Canada by horseback and canoe with detailed attention paid to the Red River settlement, Edmonton, Fort Vancouver and Oregon, and Vancouver Island. Vol. II is the sea journey via Sandwich Islands, Sitka, and overland through Siberia and back to London. Simpson was a key player in the Hudson's Bay Company and later, in important national developments. He oversaw the much needed merger of the HBC with the Northwest Company and became Governor in Chief of the Hudson's Bay Company's territories. He fathered a dozen children with a variety of partners and died in Montreal in 1860. Ref. Peel 115; Wagner-Camp 140-1; Whale 1394; Wickersham 4126; Sabin 81343; Strathern 505; Streeter VI 3710; Lande 1447; Innis 313-327; Wikipedia. Extra shipping (at cost) for this set of books.

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        A History of the Earth and Animated Nature, with an Introductory View of the Animal Kingdom, Translated from the French by Baron Cubier , and Copious Notes Embracing Accounts of New Discoveries in Natural History; A Life of the author ... (Truncated)

      A. Fullarton and Co., London, Edinburgh and Dublin, 1847, Hardcover, Book Condition: Poor, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1st EditionFull Book Title: A History of the Earth and Animated Nature, with an Introductory View of the Animal Kingdom, Translated from the French by Baron Cubier , and Copious Notes Embracing Accounts of New Discoveries in Natural History; A Life of the author by Washington Irving; and a carefully prepared index to the whole work. Two volumes.Two volumes. Plates incomplete. In general very poor condition. The plates are hand coloured and utterly beautiful, enchanting and captivating. Bound in quarter-leather with board covers. The books are considerably worn, marked. They are generally grubby. The leather spines are firm if cracked, secure if venerable. The pages are firm against the heroic binding. The text is very clear and confident. Despite the absences and the wear both volumes are genial companionship. fn Quantity Available: 1. Category: Nature Writing; Inventory No: aosv.

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