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        l tornaconto : foglio settimanale di agricoltura, orticoltura, industria, commercio ed economia comunale per le provincie venete - Padova - 1847. kompletter 1. Jahrgang.

      Tipografia del Seminario, Padova 1847 - Halblederband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung, 4°, 446 Seiten; Zustand: gut - sehr gut it 1500 Buch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bernd]
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        "Narrative of the exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842, and to Oregon and north California in the years 1843-44."

      Syracuse: Hall & Dickson. 1847. "First edition thus, and ""best edition"" according to Howes; 8vo, pp. 427, [1], [4] ads; large engraved folding map by Rufus Sage (a bit miscreased, as often, but without breaks), plus 2 wood-engraved plates; 2 or 3 minor breaks at the spine ends, the whole slightly rubbed, otherwise a very good, bright copy in original brown cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on spine. & & Graff 1433; Howes F-370; Streeter 3132; Wagner-Camp 115.9. "

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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        Plan of Santa-Cruz de Rosales & of the operations of the U.S. Troops under Command of Brig. Gen. S. Price during the siege and storming of the place on the 16th of March 1848

      U.S. War Department, U.S. 1847 - The Battle of Santa Cruz de Rosales was an engagement of the Mexican-American War that took place after the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo had been signed., Size : 305x325 (mm), 12x12.75 (Inches), Hand Colored Very Good, laid on acid free tissue paper for long term preservation [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Gesetz der Urgesundheitskunde. Erneuert zu München, am 21. und 22. Iuli 1847

      München, 1847.. Lithographierter Einblattdruck. 32 x 38,5 cm. Ãœber KVK nur in der Stadtbibliothek Mainz und im Stadtarchiv München nachweisbar. - Sehr seltener Einblattdruck mit den 10 Thesen des Gesundheitsapostels Ernst Mahner zur "Urgesundheitskunde", die hier auf zwei Tafeln in der Art der Gesetzestafeln Moses abgebildet sind. Ernst Mahner hatte einige Jahre in Deutschland aufsehenerregende Auftritte, er "wandelte mit priesterlicher Würde in langem Gewande barhäuptig, mit wallenden Haaren und mächtigem Vollbart, durch die Straßen. Er hatte seine Heilslehre nach Mosis Vorbild in zehn Gebote gekleidet, schlug sie öffentlich an, wie Luther seine Thesen, und verteidigte sie öffentlich in Vorträgen gegen mäßiges Eintrittsgeld. Er eiferte wider die geistigen Getränke und das `stinkgiftige Schmauchkraut`, rühmte das Wasser und pries bombastisch die gütige Natur nach der Art der heutigen Naturärzte" (Adolf Kussmaul in "Jugenderinnerungen eines alten Arztes", Stuttgart 1899). - Kussmaul weiß über den komischen Heiligen weiter zu berichten: "Böse Zungen sagten ihm nach, sein Gesetz sei strenger als der Apostel gegen sich selbst, und behaupteten fest, sie hätten Mahner im weltlichen Gewande bei Trüffelpastete und Sherry im Hinterstübchen eines Mannheimer Restaurants überrascht. - Es wurde uns erzählt, er steige jetzt mit seinem Meister täglich auf den Königsstuhl, um dort oben im Walde auf den Wegen und Halden Sonnenbäder zu nehmen; sie liefen fast unbekleidet barfuß einher. Leider hatte die Polizei kein hygienisches Einsehen, sie verbot diese stärkenden Ãœbungen, um den Damen der Stadt den verleideten Besuch des Königsstuhls wieder zu ermöglichen. Mahner war wirklich ein ungewöhnlich abgehärteter Mensch. Die Zeitungen berichteten von einem erstaunlichen Schauspiel, das er an einem sonnigen Wintertage den Bewohnern von Mainz bereitet hatte. Auf einer Eisscholle stehend, in Sandalen und nur an den Hüften bekleidet, soll er, einen Becher Rheinwasser schwingend, auf dem Strom an der Stadt vorbeigetrieben haben. - Der Abhärtung ungeachtet, hat er kein hohes Alter erreicht. Verkommen im Elend, starb er im städtischen Hospital zu Konstanz." - Etwas fleckig und leicht gebrauchsspurig. Mehrfach gefaltet.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Der Rhein und die Rheinlande von Mainz bis Köln in malerischen Original Ansichten von Ludwig Lange, in Stahl gestochen von Deutschlands ausgezeichnetsten Stahlstechern. Von einem historisch topographischen Text begleitet.

      Darmstadt, Lange, 1847.. 23,5 x 15 cm. 346 S., 2 Bl. (Stahlstich-Verzeichnis). Mit gestoch. Titel und 102 Stahlstichtafeln von Poppel, Riegel, Willmann, Rohbock, Richter u.a. nach Lange. HLdr. d. Zt. mit Rtit.. Mit zahlreichen Ansichten von Andernach, Bacharach, Bonn, Koblenz, Köln, Laach, Mainz, Oberwesel, Remagen, Rheineck, Rüdesheim, Stolzenfels, Wiesbaden (jew. mehrere) sowie Altenburg, Asmannshausen, Bingen, Brühl, Godesberg, Limburg, Lorch, Rhens, Weilburg u.a. Vorgebunden: Karte von Rheinfranken, grenzkolorierte Lithographie bei Herder. Beiliegen zwei Stahlstiche von Ems und Ehrenbreitstein. - Ebd. leicht berieben. Einige Ansichten besonders im Rand, wie der Text, teils etwas gebräunt. Exlibris.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Anatomie und Physiologie des Nervensystems des Menschens und der Wirbelthiere, mit pathologen Beobachtungen und mit Versuchen an Höheren Thieren ausgestattet.

      . Übersetzt (und ergänzt) von D. J.A. Hein. - Leipzig, Brockhaus & Avenarius, 1847-1849, 8°, XX, 730, XVI, 579 pp., 8 Taf., 2 feine Halbleinenbände im Stil der Zeit mit marmorierten Deckelbezügen.. Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - Francois-Achille Longet (1811-1871) "gehört unbestritten zu den namhaftesten franz. Physiologen des 19.Jahrhunderts; die Nervenphysiologie namentlich ist durch seine Forschungen mit vielen neuen Thatsachen bereichert worden". Hirsch - In seinem vorliegenden Werk "faßte er den Stand der Kennnisse auf dem Gebiet des Nervensystems in hervorragender Weise zusammen. Er bewies 1841 in seinem &quote;Recherches sur les proprietes et les fonctions des faisceaux de la moelle epiniere&quote; die motorische Natur der Vorderstränge und die sensible Natur der Hinterstränge. Er klärte ferner die Innervation des Kehlkopfs u.a.m." Rothschuh: Gesch. d. Physiologie 161f.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat für Medizin - Fritz-Dieter S]
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        System und Geschichte der Mineralkörper.

      Göttingen, bei Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht 1847.. Zweite, gänzlich umgearbeitete Ausgabe des Handbuches der Mineralogie. 2 Bände. 8°. XXVIII S., 896 S.; VI S., S. 897-1660, 1 Bl. Verbesserungen. Mit einer gefalteten Tafel. Grüne Halblederbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Rückenvergoldung.. "Handbuch der Mineralogie 2. Theil." - Wesentlich erweiterte zweite Ausgabe der umfangreichsten Arbeit von Hausmann. Die erste Auflage erschien bereits 1813 mit total 1158 Seiten. - Joh. Friedr. Ludwig Hausmann (1782-1859) war Geologe und Professor der Mineralogie in Göttingen. - Hier ohne den den Ersten Teil mit der dem "Versuch einer Einleitung in die Mineralogie". - Einbände leicht beschabt. Vorsätze mit gelöschten Bibliotheksstempeln. Vereinzelt stockfleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Thierstein]
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        Geological Map of the Lake Superior Land District in the State of Michigan

      J. Adkerman, New York 1847 - Size : 645x990 (mm), 25.375x39 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring

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        Geological Map Neweenaw Point

      U.S.A. 1847 - Size : 305x585 (mm), 12x23 (Inches), Hand Colored

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        Valley towards Saltillo, from near the base of "Palace Hill," at Monterey (looking to the S. West), No. 3

      G. & W. Endicott, New York 1847 - Daniel Powers Whiting (1808-1892) (after); Charles Parsons (1821-1910) (lithographer);Two-tone lithograph; 12 x 18.75 inches, image. Landscape print of the site of a battle between the U.S. Army and the Mexican Cavalry on September 21-22, 1846, during the Mexican War. It is one of five prints from the Army Portfolio. The peaceful valley with the Sierra Madre mountain range in the distance is contextualized in the lower margin, which explains the significance of various sites. This is a two-tone lithograph in black and a yellow tan color; other examples of the print, including one in the collection of the Library of Congress, have some additional color. The prints were made from drawings by U.S. Army Captain Daniel Powers Whiting when he served under General Zachary Taylor as the army advanced from Corpus Christi, Texas, to Monterrey, Mexico, and captured the city. Whiting, a talented artist as well as an officer had made many more drawings, but all but five were lost in a Mississippi River steamboat that sank. These were transferred to stone by the prominent lithographer Charles Parsons, and published as an edition of 24 in 1847; hence they are scarce today. After 2002, Whiting's great-great-grandson donated an even rarer complete set of five prints to the Corpus Christi Libraries, which was appraised at $25,000. According to a June 2011 article in the Corpus Christi Caller, a book based on Whiting's memoirs and lithographs is being readied for publication. Condition: Generally very good, recently professionally cleaned and deacidified, with some light remaining toning, wear, soft creases, Few short marginal tears and chips professionally restored as backed on Japanese paper.

      [Bookseller: George Glazer Gallery]
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        The Mountains and Lakes of Switzerland, the Tyrol, and Italy. From Drawings Made During a Tour Through These Countries.

      London, M.A. Nattali. 1847,. Folio (27 x 37 cm). printed titlepage + 20 full-page hand-coloured lithographs, comprising frontispiece (by Ackermann dated 1845), dedication piece, and 18 scenic views, with 16 blank protective leaves + 12 printed leaves (title + list of plates + 10 textleaves), Intermittent very light marginal foxing and browning, mostly affecting verso of plates. Quarter leather. Raised bands. Marbled endpapers. Inside front hinge starting, small accident to title on spine. All edges gilt. On the whole a very good and sound copy in a contemporary binding.. Rare. 20 most beautiful artistic views from a travel journey through the Alps mid 19th century. Deuxieme edition, la premiere fut publiee par Ackermann & Hering a Londres en 1845. Un bel album de lithographies en couleurs romantiques sur les Alpes. Rare et recherche (Perret). 2. Ausgabe dieser prachtvollen und sehr stimmungsvollen lithographierten Ansichten, die nach Zeichnungen vor Ort von George E. Hering entstanden sind. Die Ansichten zeigen: Gerlos Pass; Königssee; Fügen; Zillertal; Salza bei Pass Lueg; Hallstädter See; Thun; Schloss Unspunnen und Jungfrau; Chillon; Sitten; bei Viesch; Grimsel Pass; Locarno; Isola de San Giulio; Gandria; Nesso; Bellagio & Lago di Garda.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Perret 2222; Wäber p. 78 (1845 edition); Abbey, Travels in Aquatint and Lithography 63 (1847 edition); Interlibrum (W. Alicke). Cat. 334, N° 76.

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        North America. XIV Florida.

      London. c1847 - Size: 430 ×350 mm. Good condition. Steel engraving with original outline colour. A handsome map of the entire southern state of Florida, with inset map of the western portion of the state that borders with Alabama. Much of the state was unexplored at the time of publication, and most of the southern half was swamp land, and marshy. Published by Charles Knight for the S.D.U.K.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        "LAMSWEERDE, VAN; VAN GOLTSTEIN; VAN HOVELL--- Album amicorum in de vorm van een oblong doosje met losse blaadjes, van Marie [van Lamsweerde? 1832-1906], met 14 losse bijdragen, uit de jaren 1847-1855.".

      Bijdragen van grootmoeder A.H. van Hövell - douariere van Goltstein (Kleef 1847), nicht Francoise van Lamsweerde (Huissen 1852), nicht Constance van Lamsweerde (Huissen 1852), neef Louis v. Lamsweerde (Huissen 1851), neef H. v. Lamsweerde (Huissen 1851), tante S. v. Goltstein (Kleef 1847), Auguste van Goltstein, nicht C. v. Isendoorn a Blois - geboren v. Hövell (Cannenburg 1854), ... van Hövell (Gnadenthal 1854), Ottina von Motzfeldt (Gnadenthal 1854), tante douariere van Oldeneel geboren Van Hövell (Kleef 1855, 80 jaar oud). Voorts van Marie Beijs (zuster in C. de J.), vriendin C. Bouricius en vriendin M.J. de Perponcher. AA015/M10448.

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        Medinet About, Thebes.

      Moon, F.G., London 1847 - The Prints of David Roberts:Part 1 - The PrinterLouis Haghe (1806-1885) was one of the msot skillful exponents of the tinted lithograph who became a leading reproductive lithographer in England and on the Continent. Haghe's reputation as a lithographer was primarily based upon topographical views, of which Twyman notes "his most important work of this kind, the translation of Roberts' sketches of the Holy Land, represents the culmination of his art".Part 2 - The Publication of Roberts' Holy Land and EgyptRoberts first sketched in his journals "on the spot" the vaious subjects which, on returning to London, he transcribed into finished paintings and watercolors. These then formed the basis of the lithographs drawn and printed by Louis Haghe. It is interesting to note that in some instances Roberts' original drawings were twice or three times the size of the published print, which indicated the skill of Haghe and his assistants in transferring Roberts' designs onto lithographic stones.Part 3 - A Genesis of Roberts' PrintsDavid Roberts fulfilled a boyhood dream by visiting the East and recording what he saw there; by August 1838 he had resolved to "visit the Holy Land, and make drawings of the scenes of sacred history and the antiquities of Egypt". By this time Roberts had already established himself as a successful topographical artist and published his set of Spanish scenery as tinted lithographs, Picturesque Sketches in Spain, 1837. Eventually he would be elected to the prestigious Royal Academy on the strength of his topographical paintings.Part 4 - The PlatesRoberts' Holy Land and Egypt project has been called "the most ambitious work ever published in England with lithographic plates" (according to Micheal Twyman). Its production involved over 600 lithographic stones used over an eight to nine year period. It is generally agreed the lithographers Day & Haghe were the most efficient for such large scale work, while Louis Haghe himself was a master lithographer.The plate formats strongly influenced their presentation as prints: large full-page and small half-page vignettes representing what Roberts intended to be the difference between finished drawings and sketches. roberts was a good judge of accurate transposition of his watercolors and sketches into lithography.Today historians regard Roberts' Holy Land and Egypt as the last link between the established artist and topographical lithography. Since Roberts' prints were the most costly publishing venture in Britain at the time, undertaken by a publisher "on his own responsibility", Roberts sighed on its completion: " . thank God . that with being blessed with health and backed by my ever esteemed friend Louis Haghe I may also say the most satisfactory."References:Micheal Twyman, Lithography, 1800-1850, London, 1970Katherine Sim, David Roberts, London 1984J.R. Abbey, Travel in aquatint and lithograph 1770-1860, Nos. 272, 385James Ballantine, The Life of David Roberts, Edinburgh, 1866Helen Guiterman, David Roberts, London 1978Barbican Art Gallery (catalogue), David Roberts, London, 1986British Library (BS), Image Size : 327x490 (mm), 12.875x19.25 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 430x607 (mm), 16.875x23.875 (Inches), Hand Colored, Lithograph

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        Gesetz der Urgesundheitskunde. Erneuert zu München, am 21. und 22. Iuli 1847.

      München, 1847. - Lithographierter Einblattdruck. 32 x 38,5 cm. Über KVK nur in der Stadtbibliothek Mainz und im Stadtarchiv München nachweisbar. - Sehr seltener Einblattdruck mit den 10 Thesen des Gesundheitsapostels Ernst Mahner zur "Urgesundheitskunde", die hier auf zwei Tafeln in der Art der Gesetzestafeln Moses abgebildet sind. Ernst Mahner hatte einige Jahre in Deutschland aufsehenerregende Auftritte, er "wandelte mit priesterlicher Würde in langem Gewande barhäuptig, mit wallenden Haaren und mächtigem Vollbart, durch die Straßen. Er hatte seine Heilslehre nach Mosis Vorbild in zehn Gebote gekleidet, schlug sie öffentlich an, wie Luther seine Thesen, und verteidigte sie öffentlich in Vorträgen gegen mäßiges Eintrittsgeld. Er eiferte wider die geistigen Getränke und das `stinkgiftige Schmauchkraut`, rühmte das Wasser und pries bombastisch die gütige Natur nach der Art der heutigen Naturärzte" (Adolf Kussmaul in "Jugenderinnerungen eines alten Arztes", Stuttgart 1899). - Kussmaul weiß über den komischen Heiligen weiter zu berichten: "Böse Zungen sagten ihm nach, sein Gesetz sei strenger als der Apostel gegen sich selbst, und behaupteten fest, sie hätten Mahner im weltlichen Gewande bei Trüffelpastete und Sherry im Hinterstübchen eines Mannheimer Restaurants überrascht. - Es wurde uns erzählt, er steige jetzt mit seinem Meister täglich auf den Königsstuhl, um dort oben im Walde auf den Wegen und Halden Sonnenbäder zu nehmen; sie liefen fast unbekleidet barfuß einher. Leider hatte die Polizei kein hygienisches Einsehen, sie verbot diese stärkenden Übungen, um den Damen der Stadt den verleideten Besuch des Königsstuhls wieder zu ermöglichen. Mahner war wirklich ein ungewöhnlich abgehärteter Mensch. Die Zeitungen berichteten von einem erstaunlichen Schauspiel, das er an einem sonnigen Wintertage den Bewohnern von Mainz bereitet hatte. Auf einer Eisscholle stehend, in Sandalen und nur an den Hüften bekleidet, soll er, einen Becher Rheinwasser schwingend, auf dem Strom an der Stadt vorbeigetrieben haben. - Der Abhärtung ungeachtet, hat er kein hohes Alter erreicht. Verkommen im Elend, starb er im städtischen Hospital zu Konstanz." - Etwas fleckig und leicht gebrauchsspurig. Mehrfach gefaltet.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        Osservazioni postume di Zoologia Adriatica.

      - Pubblicate per cura dell' I.R. Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti a studio del G. Meneghini. Venezia, G. Cecchini, 1847. Large-Folio (510 x 370mm). pp. ix, (1), 120, (2), with 16 colour-printed engraved plates accompanied by 15 engraved key-plates. Original printed stiff boards (paper repair to frontcover). A superbly printed book with stipple engraved colour-printed plates in very delicate tones. Most of the plates were engraved after drawings by the author and show lower invertebrates. The book is one of the rarest Italian zoological works, and was printed in an edition of 50 copies only. Junk in his book '50 Jahre Antiquar' discusses the work in the chapter 'Die zu kleinen Auflagen'. The engraved key plate to plate 15 was never published. Stefano Andrea Renier(va) (1759-1830) belonged to one of the oldest Venetian families and taught natural history at the University of Padua. The book was posthumously published by Giuseppe Meneghini.B.M.(N.H.) V, 2202; Nissen ZBI, 3364. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mark?s Reef; or, The Crater. A Tale of the Pacific

      London: Richard Bentley, 1847. First English edition, preceding the American. Bound with half titles, as issued. rebound in brown cloth lettered in gilt, new endpapers. Pages a little browned, else fine. Octavo. Three volumes, complete Issued in the U.S. under the title The Crater [BAL 3924 (located only two copies - Harvard and Yale). Spiller & Blackburn 47].

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        The Conquest of Peru

      Richard Bentley, London 1847 - The Conquest of Peru by William H. Prescott. First UK edition in half leather. Publisher: Richard Bentley, London, 1847. 2 volumes. Bindings are in near fine condition, spine faded, printed red leather labels. Endpapers showing over sewing in gutters, an alternate binding technique. A nice tight copy, owners name and date (Dec 17, 1939 on ffep) and notation 1st Eng. Ed at top of the front paste down. Minor spots of rubbing along spine edge. Contents clean, 480, 490 pages. Fore edges marbled. Protected by Mylar. Inventory #14-183. Price: $750. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      München, 10. V. 1847. - 2 SS. 4to. An den Sänger Ludwig Cramolini (1805-1884) in Darmstadt: "Dein Brief, no der hät mi weiter nöt gfreut, i hab Alles lesen könna namentlich dös woaßt was't ma von Frankfurt g'schrieb'n hast, nemli z'weg'n die 50 fl. [.] i wir a Quittung drüber schreib'n und's dir beileg'n, bist halt nacha so gut und gibst es der Hofmusik-Intendanz [.] I Ignaz Lachner i sag weiter nix als dös daß das gschicht und gescheg'n muß: Der Mathias (geborener Cramolini) hat a's Recht meine Fensterln [seine Alpenszene 'Das letzte Fensterl'n'] überall z'singa wos ihn g'freut und wo'n er mag, aber nur oamal verstandn'n, singt er's zwoamal, so muaß er mir dafür stehn daß i 50 fl. krieag. So ! . dös is gwiß gscheid [.] Jetzt sag mar nur was soll i denn mit Frankfurt macha? soll i d'Musi und d' Bücherln abschreibn lassen und hinschickn? [.] Halt, itzt fallt ma no was ei, i moan das war s'oanfachst wennst d's ts's in Darmstadt abschreiben ließtst und nach Frankfurt schickast, s'Geld für mi in Empfang nahmatst, d Abschreibgebühr abziagst und d's übrige mir nacha schickast [.]". - Horizontal durchgerissen; mit kleinen Randläsuren.

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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.

      London: Seeley, Burnside, & Seeley, 1847 - First edition. 8vo. pp. [iv], xvi, 532; double-page map of China, 12 lithographic plates; very good in the original brown cloth, gilt, skillfully restored to joints. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Encyclopedia of Civil Engineering, Historical, Theoretical, and Practical

      Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans; London. 1847 - Good-. Contemporaneous dark green, decoratively blind embossed cloth. Covers lightly worn. Front joint split. Hinges cracked. Neatly penned ownership inscription to free front endpaper. xii, 1655pp and 32pp of ads` to rear. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ryan O'Horne Books]
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        Histoire de la Republique de Venise

      Furne 1847 - Prima edizione francese In 8° grande; mezza pelle verde coeva. Tutti i tagli dorati a specchio; carta marmorizzata al taglio interno. Titoli e decorazioniin oro al dorso. Pagine 4/VII/588/2. Frontespizio inciso con vignetta ispirata a Venezia. Suggestiva storia di Venezia dalle invasioni barbariche al dominio austriaco. Molte illustrazioni quali vignette, testatine, finalini e grandi capilettera illustrati con soggetti veneziani. Notevole e completo l'apparato iconografico costituito da 24 Tavole protette da veline, tra le quali si segnala in doppia pagina una spettacolare vista a volo d'uccello di Venezia in antiporta e 23 suggestivi e fini acciai dei fatti storici e dei luoghi più caratteristici di Venezia. In coda troviamo la "Liste chronologique des Doges de la Republique Francaise". Edizione originale dalla legatura di pregio, qualche fioriture nel testo e alle veline che proteggono le tavole. Per il resto ottimo esemplare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libri Antichi e Rari di A. Castiglioni]
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        Histoire de la république de Venise.

      Furne,, Paris, 1847 - Cm. 26,5, pp. (4) vii, 598 (2). Con 24 belle tavole fuori testo incise in rame di cui una più volte rip. raffigurante l'intera laguna veneta (ciascuna protetta da velina). Solida ed elegante leg. coeva in mezza pelle verde, dorso a nervi con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro. Esemplare pulito ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Prima edizione, cfr. Vicaire III, 857. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Old Military Barrack Square Allotments. Minutes of evidence taken before the select committee.Monday 6 September, 1847.

      - Sydney, Govt Printer 1847. Foolscap modern cloth; 4pp & 2 large folding litho plans. Proposals for the redevelopment of what is now the Wynard area in the city. The two plans propose either a square in George street or something close to the present Wynard park. This was, as usual, an interminable discussion. Lewis, the colonial architect, says that he has been looking at draft plans since 1840 and he offers the new plan with the square in George street. The other plan, which was actually by Thomas Mitchell, is dated 1842. Other witnesses (who prefer Lewis' plan) point out that the land in question is worth a fraction of what it was in 1840. Lewis plan was adopted over the objections of Mitchell who immediately revised his plan. Sale of the land went ahead in accord with Lewis' plan but somewhere in there the government changed its mind and, despite an outcry, refunded some money, took back the land and we lost our handsome George Street square. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Richard Neylon]
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        The Sedative Effect of Ether tested in the Operating Theatre of the North London Hospital (pp.397-398). + Apparatus for Inhaling Ether (p.338, 1 Abb.). + 29 other apparatus are depicted .

      - The Pharm. Journ., 6/ 7. - London, John Churchill, January 1st., 1847, 8°, pp.297-344, 1 Abb. IN: The Pharm. Journ., 6+7. Edited by Javob Bell. 1846/48, 8°, VIII, 616 pp.; V, 607 pp., 2 HLBd. d. Zt; Rücken erneuert, frisches Exemplar. Rare - First printed Report of a major surgical operation in the Old World; actually may predating the common quotation "21st. December" to "Friday, the 18th of December" of Robert Liston's amputation of Frederick Churchill's limb in the North London Hospital. - Description (13 pp.) on request or on my home page. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Leçons élémentaires d'histoire naturelle comprenant un aperçu sur toute la zoologie et un traité de Conchyliologie.

      Paris, Dauvin et Fontaines/ J.J. Dubochet, le Chevalier, 1847. Royal-8vo. pp. lxxxvii, 284, with 863 figures in the text and 12 handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, richly gilt ornamented spine. B.M.(Nat. Hist.)I, 341. A slightly different edition appeared the same year published by Dubochet et Le Chevalier. A finely illustrated handbook dealing nearly exclusively with conchology. Pages lxxxvii deal with general zoological matter, the following 284 with mollusca. All the beautiful plates depict shells and are engraved by Prêtre.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        The Sedative Effect of Ether tested in the Operating Theatre of the North London Hospital (pp.397-398). + Apparatus for Inhaling Ether (p.338, 1 Abb.). + 29 other apparatus are depicted ....

      . The Pharm. Journ., 6/ 7. - London, John Churchill, January 1st., 1847, 8°, pp.297-344, 1 Abb. IN: The Pharm. Journ., 6+7. Edited by Javob Bell. 1846/48, 8°, VIII, 616 pp.; V, 607 pp., 2 HLBd. d. Zt; Rücken erneuert, frisches Exemplar.. Rare - First printed Report of a major surgical operation in the Old World; actually may predating the common quotation "21st. December" to "Friday, the 18th of December" of Robert Liston's amputation of Frederick Churchill's limb in the North London Hospital. - Description (13 pp.) on request or on my home page.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat für Medizin - Fritz-Dieter S]
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        L'Interprétation des Institutes de Justinian : avec la Conférence de Chasque Paragraphe aux ordonnances royaux, Arrestz de Parlement et Coustumes Générales de la France

      Videcoq Ainé / Durand, Paris 1847 - cviii, 809pp. Very rare 19th century edition of Pasquier's interpretation of the Roman Law codified by Justinian, specifically the Institutes or elements of law, as applied to the royal decrees, laws and customs of France. Pasquier was a late-16th century French lawyer and man of letters, whose reference to source documents was very influential on early modern historiography. Text in French. Heavy tan leather boards gilt lettering & design on banded spine, slight sun shadow on top front board, minor rubbing at edges corners & spine, pages tanning, endpapers browning, no foxing, no inscriptions, binding secure. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Balformo Books]
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        A SKETCH OF ASSAM : WITH SOME ACCOUNT OF THE HILL TRIBES. By an Officer. With illustrations from sketches by the author

      London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1847.. FIRST EDITION 1847. 8vo, approximately 220 x 135 mm, 8 ½ x 5½ inches, large folding map, 17 plates, 16 are handcoloured lithographs including frontispiece, all with tissue guards, 1 full page woodcut plus 5 woodcut text illustrations, pages viii, [1],1-220, lacks adverts, bound in full calf, spine relaid, glit lettered label to spine and floral decoration between raised bands, gilt elephant with 3 men shooting on both covers, marbled endpapers and edges, slim gilt turn overs (dentelles). Binding rubbed, slight damage to head and tail of spine due to the spine being relaid, corners worn with boards slightly showing, folding map has repair to closed tear which runs into image, on blank side, no loss to image, 7 plates have pale foxing, the preliminary leaves either side of the folding have a thin strip of pale staining to top edges and a shallow crease, pale age-browning to margins, occasional tiny nick to margins, otherwise a very good copy. See: Abbey Travel, volume 2, No. 471; Sotheby's, Exploration and Discovery, Brooke-Hitching, Part 1, page 114, No. 227. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Illustrirte Naturgeschichte des Thierreeichs (2 Bänder)

      Verlagsbuchhandlung von J. J. Weber, Leipzig 1847 - im ersten Buch: 1. Band: "Naturgeschichte der Säugetiere", 2. Band: "Naturgeschichte der Vögel"; im zweiten Buch: 3. Klasse: "Lurche oder Reptilien", 4. Klasse: "Fische", 4. Band: "Naturgeschichte der wirbelosen Thiere - geteilt von 5.-9. Klasse (Krustenthiere, Rankenfüßer etc.); und geteilt von 10.-16. Klasse: Würmer (Weichthiere, Quallen etc.) Gebrauchsspuren, abgeschabter & beschädigtes Einband (vorallem Buchrücken & Ecken), abgegriffen, fleckig, vereinzelne beschädigte Seiten, verblassende Goldprägung am Buchrücken, Halbleder, Inhalt trotzdem ok de ca. 1060 S. 5250 g

      [Bookseller: Versandhandel für Sammler]
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        LAYS OF ANCIENT ROME

      London: [A. Spottiswoode for] Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1847. First Illustrated Edition n. Hardcover. 213 x 137 mm (8 3/8 x 5 3/8"). 210 pp., [1] leaf (ads). First Illustrated Edition. SUPERB 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 cornerpieces, matching blue morocco endleaves with double gilt rule border, edges gilt and beautifully gauffered with olive branches and decorative borders. Original illustrated paper wrappers bound in at the rear. In a (slightly worn) silk-lined and padded green morocco box. Extra wood-engraved title, wood-engraved text illustrations, and head- and tailpieces. Insignificant thin, light graze to lower board, but A CHOICE COPY, the binding sparkling, and the volume opening only reluctantly as a sign of virtually no use. This notably masculine binding covers our first illustrated edition of historian, essayist, and poet Thomas Babington Macaulay's poetic retelling of stories from ancient Roman history. With this "Lays 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.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        HISTOIRE DES PROGRES DE LA GEOLOGIE DE 1834 A 1845

      SOCIETE GEOLOGIQUE DE FRANCE, PARIS 1847 - 8 tomes en 9 voumes , reliés demi-chagrin marron foncé , dos à 4 nerfs , caissons ornés , 2 tableaux dépliants , 4 planches dépliantes dont 3 coloriées , collationné , complet , quelques rousseurs , reliure légèrement frottée , bons exemplaires cependant.

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE PHILIPPE BERTRANDY]
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        The Life and Correspondence of Major-General Sir Isaac Brock , K.B.

      Simkin, Masrhall & Co. 1847 - 4.5 by 7.25 Inches, xii, [1]-402pp. Original blind stamped professionally rebacked. Very little foxing present very clean text. Very Good+ condition. Previous owners name and gift from a friend inscription March 6, 1884 on inside front cover end paper. Nice copy of a less found book than the first edition published two years prior in 1845 with 468pp. The first, edition of this Memoir was compiled in a very few weeks, amid other avocations, and while attending the sick bed of my father, who died shortly before its completion ; and owing to this want of preparation, as well as to the difficulty of obtaining materials after the lapse of so many years, and at so great a distance from the scene of Sir Isaac Brock's principal labours, I candidly confess that it did not satisfy my own mind. But its publication having happily drawn forth much valuable matter, which in a few years would otherwise have been lost, it will be seen, from a very cursory perusal of this volume, that it is a great improvement on its predecessor, as several errors, topographical and others, arising from the cause just mentioned, have been corrected - many additional letters from Sir Isaac Brock are introduced, while a few others to him of little interest are omitted - and some new and graphic anecdotes and incidents are interwoven in the course of the narrative. (The additional matter in this volume amounts to about one third of the first edition). Quoted from the Introduction by Tupper to the second edition. Brock was in the military in Jamaica and also served in Upper Canada. and was a general in the war of 1812 and in Canada became familiar with the Shawnee and also the chief at the time Tecumseh. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA)]
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        Card Players. Water color painting signed "Robert Theer 1847".

      - Theer, Robert. Card Players. Water color painting signed "Robert Theer 1847". 5x8" watercolor, framed in an early deep wooden frame. Theer [Austrian, 1808-1863]. was noted for his portraiture, especially miniatures and on ivory. This especially charming painting depicts a man and a woman playing cards, with a young man looking on. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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        Kjerlighedens Gjerninger. Nogle christelige Overveielser i Talers Form. [Works of Love].

      . Förste - Anden Fölge. Original udgave. Kbhvn.: Reitzel 1847. [II] + 224 + 203 s. Eksemplar indbundet med helt guldsnit i samtidigt glanspapirbind, ryggen fornyet med det meste af den originale ryg med guldtryk- og streger. Hjörner let stödte. Friblad, titelblade samt nogle blade let bruneret. Indlagt i nyere sort laerredsaeske i gammel stil, signeret Harry Larsen.<br>1st edition. 2 parts bound in one contemporary full black glazed paperbinding, all edges gilt. With repairs, rebacked with most of the original spine intact, corner weakly bumped. Binding commissioned by Kierkegaard [bound by N.C. Möller]. Housed in black clothbox signed Harry Larsen. Flyleaf, title-pages and some leaves weakly foxed. * Med dedikation fra forfatteren til A.S. Örsted. Kierkegaard lod trykke nogle fa eksemplarer af sine udgivelser pa velin, som han lod indbinde i det karateristiske bind af sort glanspapir. Disse blev brugt som gaver til nogle af hans samtidige, ofte med en dedikation pa fribladet. Udover Örsted har eksemplaret tidligere bl.a. tilhört maleren Vilhelm Hammershöi.<br>Inscribed by the author to A.S. Örsted [1778-1860]. Örsted is today considered the greatest lawyer in 19th century Denmark; he was the brother of the world famous physicist H.C. Örsted.<br>Among others the book has also been owned by the Danish painter Vilhelm Hammershöi.<br>Himmelstrup 105..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        History of Europe

      Edinburgh and London - William Blackwood and Sons 1847 - A comprehensive history of Europe during the turbulent times of the French Revolution, spanning the years 1789 - 1815. With an engraving from a bust of the author with a facsimile of his signature to frontispiece to first volume. In twenty volumes complete. Sir Archibald Alison, 1st Baronet FRSE(29 December 1792 - 23 May 1867) was a Scottish advocate and historian. He held several prominent legal appointments. When travelling in France in 1814 Alison conceived the idea of his expansive History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution to the Restoration of the Bourbons. This multi-volume set is usually regarded as Alison's chief historical work and is considered to be the first scholarly English-language study of the French Revolution. Originally published in ten volumes between 1833 and 1843, History of Europewas revised and reprinted many times throughout the century, including numerous foreign language editions. The work is one of vast industry, containing a wealth of information communicated in a vigorous though wordy style. Disraeli satirises the author in Coningsby as Mr. Wordy, who wrote a history to prove that Providence was on the side of the Tories. Such criticism notwithstanding, History of Europe proved to be a huge commercial success. Alison also composed a comprehensive survey of the military campaigns of the Duke of Marlborough, as well as two standard works on the criminal law of Scotland. With previous owner's ink inscriptions dated 1847 to front free endpaper to some volumes. Bound by Remnant and Edmonds with binder's label to rear pastedown to some volumes. With publisher's catalogues to front and rear of most volumes. Condition: In cloth bindings. Externally, generally sound but with bumping and wear to extremities and with slight rubbing and marks to boards. With slight loss due to wear to clothtohead and tail of spine to some volumes. With 1 joint tender, 3 starting and 2 starting slightly with occasional splitting to cloth in other volumesbut joints firm. With 3 hinges tender, 5 strained and 2 slightly strained. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained and occasionally tender in places with some pages loosening to some volumes. Bright with only the very occasional spot and handlingmark to pages but with marks to endpapers. All volumes are ex-library copies with library labels to front pastedown, evidence of past library labels to front free endpapers or publisher's catalogues to front of volumes, withink stamps to first and last few pages and some throughoutand donation bookplate dated 1924 to rear pastedowns. Overall: GOOD ONLY [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        Legal Bibliography, or a Thesaurus of American, English, Irish, and Scotch Law Books, Together With Some Continental Treatises. Interspersed with Critical Observations Upon Their Various Editions and Authority [etc.]. Cohen 1794

      Philadelphia: T. & J.W. Johnson, Law Booksellers, No. 197 Chesnut Street, 1847. Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, lightly faded, private ownership stamps on the title, else a very good, clean copy Only edition of the first American work of legal bibliography, for many decades "the most comprehensive work of its kind ever published in the English language", with over 5,000 entries, arranged by author with an elaborate subject matter index

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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        L'educazione del gelso compiuta in sette anni e dimostrata Trattato pratico dedotto dalle esperienze di 25 anni Con in fine un Saggio sulle siepi o piante a cespuglio.

      Cecchini,, Venezia, 1847 - Cm. 31, pp. iv, 92 (10). Con 24 belle tavole fuori testo in litografia . Legatura coeva in cartoncino rigido marmorizzato. Qualche piccolo difetto al dorso ed un paio di piccole e trascurabili gore marginali (a poche pagine), peraltro esemplare genuino e ben conservato. Edizione originale ed unica, molto rara. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        Plan of the Battle of Buena-Vista

      U.S. War Department, U.S. 1847 - Battle of Buena-Vista also known as the Battle of Angostura, saw the U.S. Army use heavy artillery to repulse the much larger Mexican army in the Mexican-American War., Size : 410x515 (mm), 16.125x20.25 (Inches), Hand Colored

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Adventures on the Western Coast of South America, and the Interior of California:

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans,, 1847. including a Narrative of Incidents at the Kingsmill Islands, New Ireland, New Britain, New guinea, and other Islands in the Pacific Ocean; with an Account of the Natural Productions, and the Manners and Customs, in Peace and War, of the Various Savage Tribes visited. 2 volumes in one, octavo (186 × 113 mm). Contemporary green morocco by J. Kelly, title gilt to spine, raised bands, compartments gilt with foliate arabesques within a broad panel, panelling to both covers in gilt and blind featuring an attractive palmette roll, foliate edge-roll, all edges gilt, inner gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, narrow brown silk page-marker. Minimal shelfwear, light toning, a very pretty copy. First edition. Account of Coulter&#39;s time on-board the Stratford whaler, captain Abijah Locke c.1833-6, the book opening with an account of a successful whale chase. A ship&#39;s surgeon, "little seems to be known of Coulter beyond his personal narratives" (Howgego). A keen observer, and an engaging writer, Coulter offers an informative and highly readable narrative, Hill noting that "the early materials on California and Melanesia are of importance." Prize inscription on the bound-in original front free endpaper presenting the book to Master Herbert Kelly in 1855. Herbert would appear to be the son of the bookbinder John Kelly, which would explain why this binding is of far better quality than an average mid-nineteenth-century prize binding. A very nice copy of a far from common book.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Narrative of the Surveying Voyage of H.M.S. Fly Commanded by Captain F.P. Blackwood, R.N.

      T. & W. Boone, London. 1847 - Volume Two, 2 adverts, v, 1, 362pp. 8 adverts 2, 8vo. folding map Island of Java, plates. original blind-stamped cloth. occasional light foxing. FINE COPY. VOLUME TWO. 1847 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: HALEWOOD AND SONS ABA ILAB. est.1867]
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