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        Neues Gemälde von Neapel in vierundzwanzig Ansichten nach Zeichnungen von C. Leuze u. A[nderen] gestochen von J[ohann Gabriel Friedrich] Poppel und [Georg] M[ichael] Kurz. [= Gallerie Europäischer Städte, Bd. IV].

      München, J. Poppel und M. Kurz o.J. [1847].. Gr.-8°. Ss. (3)-62 (Reihentitel fehlt), 1 Bl. (Tafelverz.). Mit 24 Stahlstich-Ansichten in ornamentaler Bordüre auf Tafeln. Brauner Leinenband der Zeit m. goldgepr. Deckeltitel in blindgepr. Rahmen. Einbd. stellenw. stärker fleckig und berieben, Ecken bestoßen, flieg. Vorsatz mit mehreren Knitterfalten, gesamter Buchblock unschön wasserrandig und fleckig, Spiegel und einige Seidenhemdchen mit Bleistiftkritzeleien von Kinderhand.. Engelmann S. 698. Vierter Band aus der viel beachteten, von 1845-48 in sechs Bänden erschienenen Reihe 'Galerie Europäischer Städte'. Für diese Reihe von Ansichtenwerken mit Stahlstichen mit hohem künstlerischen Anspruch in feiner Ausführung konnte der deutsche Kupfer- und Stahlstecher, Landschaftsmaler und Verleger Johann Gabriel Friedrich Poppel (1807-1882) den Stahlstecher Georg Michael Kurz (1815-1883) zum Mitarbeiter gewinnen, der später auch als Verleger sein Geschäftsteilhaber wurde. (vgl. Thieme/Becker XXII, 135 u. XXVII, 266). - Die bekannten Ansichten von Neapel und seiner Umgebung mit reicher Staffage, u. a. Capri, Castellamare, Paestum, Pompei, Pozzuoli, Sorrent.

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        The Daguerreotype: A Magazine of Foreign Literature and Science, Compiled Chiefly from the Periodical Publications of England France and Germany

      - Boston: J W Whittemore, 1847-1849. 3 vols, iv, 572, 576, 560. Original publisher's blindstamped black cloth with spine titles in gilt. Bookplate of Boston Historical and Genealogical Society on fpep of each volume; blindstamp to title page of vols II and III; and to Prosepctus page of Vol I. Flap of spine cloth on Vol III reset; light fading to cloth, light chipiping to spine tips, but an attractive set of this scarce American periodical, consisting primarily of articles culled from Continental publications. Highlights include an early appearance of 'Thorwaldsen' by Hans Christian Andersen, an essay on Ralph Waldo Emerson by Gilfillan, and an early appearance of Longfellow's 'Evangeline'. Also included are the usual essays and articles on Household Arts, Leisure Pursuits (The Art of Angling) World Travel, Domestic and International politics, etc. Scarce, particularly in the original cloth.

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        Artist's Scrapbook, containing appproximately 215 mounted pen and ink drawings, primarily of fox hunters, horses, hounds, foxes, and hunting scenes

      n.p, ca. 1847-57 - The artist, from internal evidence, seems to be Rev. H.L. Bennet--clearly an ardent and well-connected sportsman, as most of his sketches are portraits and caricatures of well-known hunting men (and women) of the day, many of whom are identified. These include a portrait of Lord Jersey, who Nimrod called "perhaps the most elegant rider for hounds the world has ever seen", and many others. The drawings are skilfully executed, and are often amusing. A unique production of one of the golden ages of British sport. Including : Examples of 2 pages, 7 images: Mrs. Rowley's Groom on his Compact Mare, Rush Esq, Farthgghoc, Col. Joddsch (?), Lord Anson's steward M-- Wyatt. J.H. Jr, T.T.D. Another: 2 pages; Rev. G. Loyd, T.T Darke Esq., 2 others Another: 2 pages; Col. Goodell, 4 others Mr. Drakes Grey's horse (FOX HUNTING) Folio. . Sewn into original brown wrappers (worn) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        An ABRIDGMENT Of The CRIMINAL LAW Of The UNITED STATES; Containing the Important Penal Acts of Congress of the United States, and of the Legislatures of the Principal States of the Union; Accompanied with a Brief Statement of the Law of England, the Decisions of the Federal Courts, and of the Courts of the Several States, Relative to Crimes and Misdemeanors. Containing also the Treaties of Extradition Entered into by the United States with England and France, and the Acts of Congress and Several States Relative to the Surrender of Fugitives from Justice and from Labor, with the Practice and Forms of Proceeding under the Same. To which are Added Precedents of Indictments and Pleas.

      Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.,, Philadelphia: 1847 - As a young man, Lewis became a printer, and practiced this business while studying law. At 24, he passed the bar, and soon rose in his profession, as evidenced 2 years later when appointed Deputy Attorney-General of the State of Pennsylvania. Further, in 1832, he was elected a member of the state legislature. 1833 saw his appointment as Attorney-general, and in October that year, President Judge of the 8th Judicial district. In January, 1843, he was made president judge of the 2d district, in 1851 he was elected a justice of the State Supreme Court, and in 1854-7 was Chief Justice. This the one legalistic book published by this distinguished jurist- the 1873 first edition is quite uncommon, held by just 6 institutions [per OCLC]. Binding - Fine. Textblock - VG+ (sporadic light foxing). Modern light brown quarter-leather binding with marbled paper boards. Renewed eps. 8vo. 9-1/2" x 5-7/8". 1st edition (BEAL 3713; cf Sabin 40798 for the more common 1848 edition). 715, [1 (blank)] pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      1847 - [FASHION - WOMEN'S - PERIODICAL] LE PETIT MESSAGER DES MODES ET LE CONFIDENT REUNIS: TOME VII, NOS. 1-17, 22-24; TOME IX, NOS. 1-13, 15-17. Paris: Imprim. Schneider et Langrand, 1847 and 1849. Thirty-six issues illustrated with 72 lovely hand-colored engraved plates, of which 33 are by Heloise Leloir and 12 by Laure Colin Noel. Quarto. Text: 2,7-136,169- 192; 104,113-128,121-128 pp. 10 1/4 by 7 in. Nineteenth-century binding: quarter black morocco, marbled boards, gilt title on spine, marbled endpapers. The binding is shelfworn, with top joint is starting and lower joint tender. The first issue is missing four text pages; otherwise, despite some misleading errors in pagination, all text is present. Most issues have a timbre royal mark (a French duty stamp) on one text page (but not on the plates). The plates are generally clean and fresh; however, there are a few exceptions: 1. - Both plates in Vol. VII, no. 1, have old paper repairs on the inner margin, and the top fore-corner of one has been clipped; 2. - The two plates in Vol. VII, no. 2, have been trimmed 1/4" shy of the fore-edge of the bookblock; 3. - One plate in Vol. IX, no. 15, which is the only horizontal image in the entire volume, has been trimmed to the top-edge of the image at the fore-edge. LE PETIT MESSAGER DES MODES was a bi-weekly publication, appearing on the 1st and 16th of each month, comprised of eight pages of text, that was to include 22 engraved plates and 3 large patterns in each six-month period. This volume is bound without any of the large patterns and, instead, an additional plate has been inserted wherever a pattern is called for. These `extra' plates have been supplied from issues that are not included in this volume. Although most issues are complete with text and appropriate plates together, there are twelve instances in this volume, including the plates-for-patterns substitutions, of plates being misbound or of a plate from another issue replacing the expected plate. And so, while the plates are lovely and in very good condition, it is for these reasons that the volume is offered as is.

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        Operation performed during Insensibility, produced by the Inhalation of Sulphuric Ether (Communicated by Francis Boott, M.D.). To the Editior of The Lancet (pp.5-8, 16-17).

      . Lancet, 1847/1. - London, George Churchill, 1847, 4°, 702 pp., Halbledereinband der Zeit.. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, and the first publication on this side of the Atlantic, of the first account of ether anaesthesia. See G&M 5651, the appearance of this paper in the Boston Medical & Surgical Journal some six weeks previously. This was thus the first account published in Europe of an operation performed with the aid of ether anaesthesia. "The original title "Insensibility during surgical operations produced by inhalation" as given in the Boston. Med. & Surg. J. was not given. Jacob Bigelow, the father of H.J. Bigelow, wrote on 28 November to Francis Boott of London telling him of Morton's discovery and enclosing the text of his son's communication as it had appeared in the Boston Daily Advertiser. Boott forwarded Jacob Bigelow's letter and H. J. Bigelow's paper to The Lancet which published them both in their number for 2 January 1847. Appended to the reprint was a letter from Robert Liston to Dr. Boott dated 21 December 1846 saying that on that day he had successfully used ether during an amputation at the knee, thus recording the first operation under ether anaesthesia in Europe. Liston had learned of Bigelow's letter to Boott on Saturday, the 19th, and carried out his first operation on Monday, the 21st!" (Fulton & Stanton). The first reference to ether in the British press is a short paragraph in the London Medical Gazette for 18 December 1846, and the second is in The Lancet for 26 December. The two are evidently based on the same source, and are statements only (reprinted by Fulton & Stanton), rather than full accounts. - In The Lancet for 9 January 1847, further correspondence (pp. 49-51) on Bigelow's patent is included, and in the issue for 16 January "a long and well written editorial appears excoriating both Jackson and Morton for attempting the patent" and pp. 77-80 give accounts of operations under anaesthesia, including an illustration of "Mr. Hooper's Ether Inhalator, constructed according to Dr. Boott and Mr. Robinson's Instructions". John F. Fulton & Madeline E. Stanton, The Centennial of Surgical Anesthesia, pp.36-39 - - Following other Milestones of Anesthesia we find in this rare volume: - Plomley, Francis: Operations upon on the Eye (8pp.134-135). - "John Snow and AE. Guedel are known for assigning stages to anesthesia; the following article, by Francis Plomley, is an earlier description of these levels. The pretending on the part of the physicians that the already completed operation had not yet been undertaken typified the wonder that was associated with the newness of the invention; conservations like that described in the second paragraph are to be found in many early articles. Plomley's definition of the third stage is accurate. It is now felt, however, that in the second stage "three exists," as he says, "a perfect consciousness of everything said or done." His remarks in the final paragraph relating in this article to the site of action of the ether is interesting" Cole, Milestone of Anesthesia, Nr. 7 - Wells, Horace: Fatal Operation under the Influence of Ether (pp.340-342). - "The world owes much to Horace Wells (185-1848). He conceived the idea of surgical anesthesia, experimented on himselfe and others, and demonstrated anesthesia publicly for all to see. He succeeded in the sense that the failure of his demonstration was the failure of his audience to appreciate the earth-shaking nature of what they were being shown, and in the sense that the final success was an immediate and direct result if his work. He published fefenses in the United States, England, and France.." Cole, Milestone of Anesthesia, Nr. 8 - Snow, John: Apparatus for Inhaling the Vapour of Ether (pp.120-121, 1 Abb.); Observations of the Vapour of Ether, and its Application to Prevent Pain in Surgical Operations (pp.227-228); Ether Inhalation (pp.388-389); A Lecture on the Inhalation of Vapour of Ether in Surgical Operations, delivered at the United Service Institution, and addressed to the Medical Members of the Institution, on May 12th, 1847 (pp.551-554). - ".. this is the earliest article on the subject in his own words that I have been able to find" Cole, Milestone of Anesthesia, Nr. 11 - - In the index of this valuable volume we find following entries relating ether: - Ether-vapour and surgery, 392; and oxygen, 395, 422 Ether, insensibility caused by the inhalation of, prior to the performance of surgical operations, Dr. Boott's notes on, 5, 8, 49 ; Dr. H. ] J. Bigelow's paper on, 6 ; Mr. Liston's note on, 8 ; Mr. Dorr's note, announcing the process being patented, 8 ; editorial remarks on, 2 16, 74; opinion of counsel against the patent, 49 ; Mr. Clendon on the inhalation of, prior to operating, 50 ; Mr. Squire's apparatus for, 73; Mr. Hooper's, 77; operations under the influence of, 54, 77, 104, 132, 158, '. 184, 210, 237, 342, 367, 499, 549, 639 ; Mr. Lansdown's operation, 79; Dr. Fairbrother on, 79 ; Mr. Edwards' operation, 79; Dr. Brett's operations on the eye, 80 ; Mr. Clen-don's, on the teeth, 80 ; Mr. Dorr on the patent for the letheon, 80; Dr. Chowne on the inhalation of, 99; Mr. Parker's operations for strabismus, 106 ; Mr. Tracy's on the teeth, 106; Dr. J. C. Hall's removal of a tumour, 107, 134; Dr. Snow's apparatus, 120; Dr. Flomley on operations on the eye, after the inhalation of, 134 ; Dr. Ranking on, in tetanus, 135 ; Mr. Wintle on, 162 ; Dr. Allan on the prevention of coughing while inhaling, 163 ; Mr. Dudley on the alleged discovery of the influence of, in 1824, 163; Mr. Lee on the same forty years ago, 164 ; Mr. Robinson on the inhalation of, 168, 284; experience of the French, physicians relative to, 176 ; observations on, 187 ; action of, confined to the cerebral system, 214; experiments on, 216 ; effects of, 227 ; Dr. Snow on, 227; Mr. Higginson's apparatus, 239 ; Baron P. Dubois on, in midwifery, 246 ; experiments on, by the Society of German Physicians in Paris, 259 ; Messrs. Goddard, Smith, Tarrant, Dickenson, Leslie, and Wraith, on, 264, 265; Dr. Collyer's claims to the invention of, 265 ; proposal for a public thanksgiving for, 265 ; Mr. Wells' claims to the discovery of; letters from Dr. Bennet, Mr. Ellsworth, Mr. Wells, and Dr. Marcy, 265, 471; Mr. Ray on the inhalation of, 267 ; Dr. Wright's cases illustrative of, 280 ; Mr. Dorr on the original discoverer of the inhalation of, 289; Dr. Willis on the inhalation of, in asthma and hooping-cough, 315 ; Dr. Tyler Smith on, in obstetric practice, 321; Mr. Semple on the inhalation of, in rheumatic neuralgia of the head and face, 332 ; fatal operation under the influence of, 340 ; Dr. Edwards' operations under the influence of, 343 ; effects of, 345; Dr. Gardner on, 349, 431; Dr. Marshall Hall on the influence of, on the nervous system, 368, 395; Dr. Radford on the inhalation of, in labour, 384; as a remedy in spasmodic disease, 388; Dr. Snow on ether inhalation, 388 : Mr. Wakley's, jun., circular note respecting, 392; Messrs. Henderson and Cherry's experiments with, on the horse, 396, 604; Dr. R. Chambers on the inhalation of, 405; physiological effects of, 411 ; effects of, on a pregnant female, 411; practical application of, to medical jurisprudence, 411; in midwifery, 411, 538 ; Dr. C. Ii. Hall on the effects of the inhalation of, in reference to mesmerism, 434; injection of, into the arteries, 443 ; used in reducing dislocation of the shoulder, 444; Mr. Lansdown on, in midwifery, 446 ; Dr. P. Smith on, 452 ; Dr. Pring on the direct action of, on the blood, 457; Dr. Brady's case of tetanus, treated by the inhalation of, 516; Mr. Broughton's case of tetanus, treated by, 517 ; misuse of, in midwifery, 521; Dr. Heame on the vapour of, and the fatal case of Mrs. Parkinson, 533 ; Dr. Dauriol's substitute for, 540 ; Mr. Dorr on the discovery of the application of, to surgical operations, 547 ; Dr. Snow on the inhalation of, in surgical operations, 552; Mr. Hewett on the inhalation of, 561; morphia versus, 578 ; Mr.Lansdown on the inhalation of, in n...

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        Novellen-Zeitung (Wochenschrift). Ausgewählte Romane, Novellen, Erzählungen, dramatische und poetische Werk. Literatur-, Kunst-, Musik- und Theater-Berichte. 3. Band, Nr. 105-156

      Leipzig, J.J.Weber 1847 - Originalausgabe. Diesch 2313. - Seltene illustrierte literarische Zeitschrift mit zahlreichen Erstdrucken bedeutender Schriftsteller der Zeit; insgesamt wurden im Verlag J.J. Weber, in welchem auch die berühmte 'Illustrirte Zeitung' erschien, ab 1844 von der 'Novellen-Zeitung' 8 Bände publiziert. Darin Beiträge in Erstdrucken u.a. von Friedrich Gerstäcker (das Erstlingswerk: 'Eine Waldscene aus Illinois'), August Lewald, Eugen Sue ('Martin das Findelkind, oder: Memoiren eines Kammerdieners'), L. Mühlbach (= Klara Mundt). - Enthält Reiseliteratur, Biographien, dramatische und lyrische Mitteilungen, Literatur-, Kunst- und Salonberichte. - Eine Wochenchronik für Literatur und schöne Wissenschaften erschien bis 1873 unter leicht verändertem Titel. - Frisches bzw. beinahe sauberes Exemplar, nur vereinzelt gering stockfl. Titel mit figürl. Vignette in Holzschnitt, 2 Blätter, 416 Seiten mit zahlreichen Holzschnitt-Illustrationen sowie mit 52 wiederholten figürl. Kopfvignetten [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Op. 63]. Trois Mazourkas pour le Piano... À Madame la Comtesse Laure Czosnowska... Op. 63

      Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel... Paris: Brandus & Co.: [PN] 7714. [November 1847]. Folio. Disbound. 1f. (title), 3-10, [ii] (blank) pp. Title lithographed, music engraved. Price: "20 Ngr." Publisher's handstamp to foot of title.Slightly worn and soiled; minor offsetting; paper reinforcement to spine; previous owner's handstamp ("RH"?) to first page of music; fingerings and other annotations in pencil to first page of music only. . First German edition. Grabowski-Rink 63–1-B&H. Chomi ski-Tur o p. 129. Hoboken 4, 447 (with wrappers).

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        [Op. 63]. Trois Mazourkas pour le Piano... A Madame la Comtesse Laure Czosnowska... Op. 63

      Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel... Paris: Brandus & Co. [PN] 7714 [November 1847]. Folio. Disbound. 1f. (title), 3-10, [ii] (blank) pp. Title lithographed, music engraved. Price: "20 Ngr." Publisher's handstamp to foot of title. Slightly worn and soiled; minor offsetting; paper reinforcement to spine; previous owner's handstamp ("RH"?) to first page of music; fingerings and other annotations in pencil to first page of music only.. First German edition. Grabowski-Rink 63-1-B&H. Chomi ski-Tur o p. 129. Hoboken 4, 447 (with wrappers).

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        [Op. 64 no. 3]. Trois Valses pour le Piano... à Mademoiselle la Comtesse Catherine Branicka... Op: 64 No. 3

      Paris: Maison Mde. Schlesinger, Brandus et Cie. successeurs... Leipzig: Breitkopf et Hartel... Londres: Jullien et Cie.: [PN] B. et Cie. 4743. (3). [Autumn 1847]. Folio. Disbound. 1f. (title), [i] (blank), 2-7, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "5 f." Publisher's handstamp to lower right corner of title.Slightly soiled and foxed; edges slightly browned; minor offsetting; leaves partially detached; edges slightly frayed; small collection stamp and the number "105" to upper margin of title. . First French edition. Rare. Grabowski-Rink 64/3–1-BR. Chomi ski-Tur o p. 216. Hoboken 4, 457 (dated "1848").The engraver's initials "AV" to title possibly refer to "A. Vialon," who engraved some Chopin editions for the Paris publisher J. Meissonnier.

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        [Op. 64 no. 3]. Trois Valses pour le Piano... a Mademoiselle la Comtesse Catherine Branicka... Op: 64 No. 3

      Paris: Maison Mde. Schlesinger, Brandus et Cie. successeurs... Leipzig: Breitkopf et Hartel... Londres: Jullien et Cie. [PN] B. et Cie. 4743. (3) [Autumn 1847]. Folio. Disbound. 1f. (title), [i] (blank), 2-7, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "5 f." Publisher's handstamp to lower right corner of title. Slightly soiled and foxed; edges slightly browned; minor offsetting; leaves partially detached; edges slightly frayed; small collection stamp and the number "105" to upper margin of title.. First French edition. Rare. Grabowski-Rink 64/3-1-BR. Chomi ski-Tur o p. 216. Hoboken 4, 457 (dated "1848"). The engraver's initials "AV" to title possibly refer to "A. Vialon," who engraved some Chopin editions for the Paris publisher J. Meissonnier.

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        Oregon Missions and Travels of the Rocky Mountains in 1845-46 (First Edition)

      Published by Edward Dunigan, New York 1847 - FIRST EDITION, first printing. Full black cloth with gilt lettering and design on the spine, moderate shelf wear and the book is cocked. Unique provenance. Originally purchased by Rev. Augustine Degauquir in 1847 pastor of St. James Catholic Church in Elizabethtown KY. It has his name on the front endpaper. Moderate foxing as is usual with this book. Illustrated frontispiece, an illustrated title page, and twelve other lithographic plates. No map. Howes D286; Graff 3827; Smith 9556; Wheat Transmississippi 535. Overall in GOOD condition. Photos available upon request. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE LANCET. A Journal of British and Foreign Medical and Chemical Science, Criticism, Literature and News. In Two Volumes Annually

      London, printed for the editor and published by John Churchill, 1847.. FIRST ACCOUNT OF ETHER ANAESTHESIA PUBLISHED IN EUROPE. 2 volumes for 1847, complete set, 4to, approximately 280 x 195 mm, 11 x 7½ inches, illustrations and diagrams in the text, pages: (2), 702; (2), 698, both volumes include index at rear, bound in original publisher's dark green diamond grain blind stamped cloth, gilt lettered spine. Spines very slightly faded, gilt bright, very slight rubbhing to upper cover of Volume 2, armorial bookplate on front pastedown, endpapers and title pages slightly foxed, occasional small red ink stamp of the Lancet Newspaper to lower corners, closed tear to lower margin of page 457 in Volume 1, affecting footnote, neatly repaired without loss of legibility, occasional very light browning, pale foxing and creasing. A very good set in the publisher's original cloth. Volume I contains the first account published in Europe of anaesthesia produced by the inhalation of ether used to perform surgical operations and dentistry in Boston, U.S. This discovery had first been mentioned briefly in The Lancet for December 26, 1846. The paper read to 2 scientific societies on the subject by H. J Bigelow, a surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital, in November 1846 is reproduced in full on pages 5-8 followed by letters confirming the use by Robert Liston of this method of anaesthesia. Editorial comment on the paper appears on pages 16-17. Many references to this important discovery for painless surgery and dentistry appear throughout the volume including on page 77 an illustration of an Ether Inhaler. Volume 2 contains numerous papers, correspondence and references to ether anaesthesia, by physicians including Snow, Liston and Marcy. Osler, page 1355; Garrison and Morton, 5651. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        De l'Anarchie industrielle et scientifique.

      Paris, Librairie phalanstérienne 1847 - in-12, 70-[2] pp., demi-chevrette Bradel cerise, dos lisse orné de filets dorés, couverture conservée (Laurenchet). Bon exemplaire. En dépit de la date (Fourier était mort en 1837), c'est bien l'édition originale. Il s'agit de l'un des brouillons de la préface du Nouveau monde industriel, publié dès 1829. Kress C 7089.

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      New York: Published by R. Martin, -49. 1847 - Three titles bound in one volume. 385,[1],iii,[3],152,8pp. plus fifty handcolored plates and two uncolored plates. Additional handcolored titlepage in first volume. Quarto. Original morocco, elaborately stamped in pictorial gilt, rebacked, with original richly gilt backstrip laid down, a.e.g. Binding a bit rubbed and edgeworn. An occasional fox mark, but generally very clean internally. A very attractive copy. The first American edition of this fabulous work, featuring fine steel engravings of anthropomorphized plants in what can only be described as surreal situations, delicately handcolored. It would be difficult to single out one image which this cataloguer could label his favorite, but the personification of Hemlock, busily poisoning a rabbit, with a frog already pushing up daisies and a mouse losing its dinner in the background, or the poor Hawthorne, being pursued by clippers with legs and a leering face, are sufficient to indicate the tone of the plates. Bennett suggests that "the altogether charming and graceful text is certainly a far cry from the mess of assorted poems generally used by Americans as the background of color plate flower volumes." "The steel plates for this American edition were cut, with some changes from the Paris original, in New York. The publisher could not resist adding the names of several New York florists to the plate 'The Flower Market.' Despite its grotesque images, it is perhaps the most elaborate book of its kind from the gift book era" - Reese. BENNETT, p.25. REESE, STAMPED WITH A NATIONAL CHARACTER 55.

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        The Bushman; or, Life in a New Country

      Published by Richard Bentley, London 1847 - , viii, 438 pages, complete with 5 illustrations including 4 plates and 1 text engraving correct as listed in contents First Edition , rebacked with matching blue cloth, a few small light spots to covers, plates lightly foxed and with occasional light spots to margins, book in very good condition , dark blue cloth with blindstamped design, gilt titles to spine Octavo Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England, from the Earliest Times till the Reign of King George IV. Eight Volumes

      John Murray, Albemarle Street 1847-69, London - 3/4 tan morocco, the top edges gilt; a pretty set The most famous of all works devoted to England's Lord Chancellors, described as a work which "challenge[s] comparison with the best biographies in the language"; with the eighth index volume, printed in 1869 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The BOY'S TREASURY Of SPORTS, PASTIMES, And RECREATIONS. With Nearly Four Hundred Engravings.

      Lea and Blanchard,, Philadelphia: 1847 - Illustrated with cuts. Sections on archery, cricket, fencing, golf, hockey, fly-fishing, stoolball, as well as 'Feeder' & 'Rounders', close relatives to modern baseball. "In this game, four or five stones or marks must be placed on the ground . these marks are called bases, and one of them . is termed 'home.' . The feeder then . pitches the ball to the first player, who endeavors to strike it with a bat . should he hit the ball, he immediately drops the bat, and runs to the first base on his right hand . but if he can run to all the bases and then home before the ball is again in hand, so much the better." While many aspects of the Game have changed this past century-and-a-half, this latter remains the same- running all the bases on a single hit is still "so much the better." Gilt bright. Slight lean. Wear to tips, with board showing. Lacks ffep. Withal, a respectable VG copy. Original publisher's bright red cloth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to spine & boards stamped in blind. Gilt device of a horseman to base of spine. 12mo. 6-3/4" x 4-3/8". 1st US Edition (Block, p. 207; Henderson, p. 27). viii, [9] - 472 pp (including Index). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The BOY'S TREASURY Of SPORTS, PASTIMES, And RECREATIONS. With Nearly Four Hundred Engravings

      Philadelphia:: Lea and Blanchard,. 1847.. 12mo. 6-3/4" x 4-3/8". 1st US Edition (Block, p. 207; Henderson, p. 27). viii, [9] - 472 pp (including Index).. Original publisher's bright red cloth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to spine & boards stamped in blind. Gilt device of a horseman to base of spine.. Gilt bright. Slight lean. Wear to tips, with board showing. Lacks. ffep. Withal, a respectable VG copy.. Sections on archery, cricket, fencing, golf, hockey, fly-fishing, stoolball, as well as 'Feeder' & 'Rounders', close relatives to modern baseball.... "In this game, four or five stones or marks must be placed on the ground ... these marks are called bases, and one of them ... is termed 'home.' ... The feeder then ... pitches the ball to the first player, who endeavors to strike it with a bat .. should he hit the ball, he immediately drops the bat, and runs to the first base on his right hand ... but if he can run to all the bases and then home before the ball is again in hand, so much the better." While many aspects of the Game have changed this past century-and-a-half, this latter remains the same- running all the bases on a single hit is still "so much the better." . Illustrated with cuts.

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      New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers. London: John Murray,. 1847. 12mo, pp. [i-ix] x-xii [xiii] xiv-xv [xvi] [17] 18-389 [390: blank] + 10 pages, all pages save last (a blank) carrying publisher's ads + 16 pages of additional ads paged [1]-16 [note: leaf preceding half title is a blank]; double flyleaves at front and rear, inserted frontispiece map, one illustration in the text,. title page printed in red and black, original decorated brown cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold, rear panel stamped in blind, marbled endpapers.. Private owner's bookplate affixed to verso of front free endpaper.. Very shallow chipping to cloth at bottom spine end, lower corner tips. a bit worn, some scattered foxing in text, tape residue on first. flyleaf, a tight, very good copy with clean binding and bright cover. stamping. (#100280). First U.S. edition. Melville's second book, preceded by TYPEE (1846). "Melville began by writing adventure stories, not fantastic, but exotic, vivid, and immensely popular. TYPEE and OMOO are daydream books, and, as C. S. Lewis pointed out, people want their daydreams to have the appearance of possibility, no matter how far above the reality of their lives those dreams might be. The burning central question in early reviews of TYPEE was whether its events had indeed transpired as Melville said they did. After two such books, Melville grew tired of the limitations of the autobiographical-adventure format. He had begun reading history, philosophy, and literature, and his mind was bursting with speculations that simply could not be fit into another TYPEE. Like Hawthorne, he turned to romance." - Attebery, The Fantasy Tradition in American Literature From Irving to Le Guin, pp. 51-2. BAL 13656. Wright (I) 1861.

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        The Holy Scriptures of the Olde and Newe Testamente; with the Apocripha: Faithfully Translated from the Hebrue and Greke

      Samuel Bagster and Sons, London 1847 - Hardcover. Second Modern Edition was done in 1805. 1847 date on half title page. Binding has been rebacked and endpapers replaced. Very Good Plus condition. Bible is nearly 3 1/2 inches thick. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas; Being a sequel to the "Residence in the Marquesas Islands."

      John Murray, London, United Kingdom 1847 - Nicely rebound in quarto leather with gilt title and decoration to spine, with five raised bands. New end-papers. 322pp including frontispiece map. No publishers ads. Top half of 'P' on page 209 has top half only. Ex Plummers library with several stamps to this effect (see photo). Pages trimmed and rebound, not affecting text. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas

      modern quarter-leather over cloth, raised bands, map, publisher’s catalogue, sprinkled edges, very good, a handsome copy. first edition; 321 pages; keywords: fiction; - John Murray 1847

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        Das Exercitium der Preussischen Infanterie nach dem neuen Reglement v. Jahre 1843. Neue, nach dem Reglement von 1847 bearb. Auflage. .

      Berlin, G. Reimer, 1847. 8°, Titel, 2 Textbll. u. 60 Tafeln, vollständig lithographiert. , HLdr. d. Z. mit goldgepr. Rückenschild, Etwas berieben. Vorsätze mit Leimschatten, Titel mit verblassten Stempel-Resten, ansonsten sauberes Exemplar. Preis in CHF: 935. Erste und einzige Ausgabe, sehr selten. - Der Verfasser, der sich später von Rodowicz-Oswiecimsky nannte, sollte in den 1850er Jahren noch in brasilianische und britische Dienste treten und u.a. am Krimkrieg teilnehmen.

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        Geological Map of the District Between Portage lake and Montreal River

      P.S. Duval's Steam Lith Press, Philadelphia 1847 - Size : 485x945 (mm), 19.125x37.125 (Inches), Hand Colored

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        Narrative of the Surveying Voyage of H.M.S. Fly, commanded by Captain F.P. Blackwood R.N. in Torres Strait, New Guinea, and other Islands of the Eastern Archipelago, during the years 1842-1846. Together with an Excursion into the Interior of the Eastern Part of Java.

      T. & W. Boone, London 1847 - Octavo; complete in two volumes. Vol I: [ii], publisher's ads; xii; list of plates; half-page ad for Leichhardt on page 1; pp. 423; 8, publisher's catalogue; 10 plates (including frontis), 15 in-text illustrations and a large folding chart of the Great Barrier Reef. Vol II: 8, publisher's ads; vi; list of plates; pp. 362; 9 plates (including frontis), 3 in-text illustrations and a large folding map of Java. Original blind-stamped cloth bumped at the extremities and faded (particularly spine); spine gold-blocked with title, author and publisher's name. Binding solid. Light foxing to some plates. Very good set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Paz

      U.S. War Department, U.S. 1847 - From an important series depicting the Mexican-American War, Size : 417x520 (mm), 16.375x20.5 (Inches), Hand Colored Very Good, laid on acid free tissue paper for long term preservation.

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        The Rule and Exercises of Holy Living; The Rule and Exercises of Holy Dying,

      William Pickering, London 1847 - 2 volumes. 8vo. (xvii), 424; (xxx), 327pp. Engraved frontispiece in the volume on Holy Living. Title pages and half titles printed in red and black. Contemporary binding of full morocco. Spines in six compartments with raised bands, ornately stamped in blind with gilt titles. Boards are also ornately stamped in blind with rules and stamps, and with a central rectangular design of diamonds enclosing crosses. Inner dentelles also stamped in blind, with marbled endpapers. Triple sewn silk headbands. All edges gilt and gauffered, with painted banners on all edges entwined around green staves and with calligraphed sentiments: To learn live; For me to live (die) is Christ and to live (die) is gain. The hinges on Vol. 1 have been nearly invisibly repaired; two corners worn; frontispiece has offset to the title page; else this is a near fine set in a lovely example of the bookbinder's craft. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A View of Mt. Tamalpais with Passing Clouds

      - Charles Dormon Robinson (California artist, 1847-1933) “A View of Mt. Tamalpais with Passing Clouds” Signed lower right “CD Robinson” Oil on wood cigar box top 5 ½” x 6 ½” Provenance: Private Collection, Northern California (by descent to present owner) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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      New York. Harper & Brothers, Publishers. 1847. First printing of the 1847 revised edition. Quarto. Binding in full leather with black label on spine. Good condition but with an old appearing small leather repair at left top of spine. Very scarce. Three page preface by Chauncey Goodrich dated September 24, 1847.

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      Imprenta de la Publicidad, a cargo de M. Rivadeneyra, Madrid 1847 - 483 + 572 + 826 + 519 + 747 + 567 + 534 + 712 + 567 + 496 + 446 + 541 pp. 22,5 x 29,5 cm. Tomo 1 de 1847 - Tomo 12 de 1851. El tomo 2 presenta la parte posterior raspada. Encuadernados en pasta española con dorados en lomo. Excelente encuadernación y conservación. Papel en perfecto estado, limpio. Impresión de no haberse usado.

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        ALS Confidential Will Hays

      Florida A LETTER TO WILL HAYS MARKED CONFIDENTIAL WHICH HAS THE FORESIGHT TO REALIZE HOW CRUCIAL THE SUPPLY OF RUBBER WOULD BE IN CASE OF ANOTHER WAR (Presumably in the case of a Pacific power) Thomas Alva Edison, Inventor (1847-1931) November 22, 1926. Typed letter signed on his personal laboratory stationery to Mr. Will H. Hays. Here Edison sends his regrets as he is unable to visit Hays in California. This is the same Will Hays who later enforced the production code which censored films from 1930 to the later 1960’s. Edison spent his winters visiting his home in Florida and had done so for over forty years. This particular year he was on the edge of a finding a new way to produce rubber from a rubber plant that could be grown in the United States in case of war. During the period of 1914-1918 (World War I), Edison became concerned with America's reliance on foreign supplies of rubber. He partnered with Harvey Firestone and his good friend Henry Ford to try to find a rubber tree or plant that could grow quickly in the United States and, contain enough latex to support his research endeavor. In 1927 the three men contributed $25,000 each and created the Edison Botanic Research Corporation in an attempt to find a solution to this problem. In 1928 the Edison Botanic Research Corporation laboratory was constructed. It was in Fort Myers, Florida that Mr. Edison would do the majority of his research and planting of his exotic plants and trees, sending any results or sample rubber residues up to West Orange, New Jersey, to his large Thomas A. Edison "Invention Factory". After testing 17,000 plant samples, Edison eventually found a source in the plant Goldenrod (Solidago leavenworthii).. 9 1/2" x 8 1/2".

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        The Estray: A Collection of Poems

      Boston: William D. Ticknor and Co.. 1847. First. First edition. Original glazed cream boards with paper spine label. Contemporary gift inscription, slight soiling, and tiny tears at the crown, a fine copy, housed in custom cloth chemise and slipcase. A poetry anthology with contributions by Longfellow, and many others. A splendid copy. BAL 12088 -- only 1150 copies printed. .

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        Les supercheries litteraires devoilees - Galerie des auteurs apocryphes, supposes, deguises, plagiaires et des editeurs infideles de la litterature francaise pendant les quatre derniers siecles - Ensemble les industriels litteraires qui se sont anoblis a cette epoque

      - Paris, L'editeur, rue Mazarine, 1847-1853, edition originale. 5 volumes in-8°, format 14x22 cm, demi-chagrin vert bouteille a coins, 5 faux-nerfs, tranche marbree, CXLVIIJ + 604, 650, 614, 668 et 410pages. Des rousseurs dans le texte des premiers volumes. Superbe reliure.Bon etat. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      London: John Murray, Albemarle Street 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. BAL 13652 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life. During a Four Months' Residence in a Valley of the Marquesas; the Revised Edition, with a Sequel. Part I

      New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1847. 8vo., 307 pp., Very Good, Grey Cloth, with sun-staining, rubbing, minor stains, & edge wear on covers; marginal foxing throughout, ink blotches, & staining in text block; staining on end papers & edges of text block; some pencil scribbles on end papers; splitting along gutters of front end papers; some pages of text slightly torn at edges; corners and spine worn; shelf wear. Illustrated. Provenance: John Ruyle; previous owner's dated signature on half title and a couple of pages of text. Fourth Printing (cloth only). Mylar Jacket.

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        The Christian in Palestine; or; Scenes of Sacred History, Historical and Descriptive.

      George Virtue, London 1847 - Circa 1847 to 1850. Leather cover with gilt. Some soiling to covers. AEG. Spine edges rubbed, cracked along 2" of front lower spine edge with a perpendicular crack 1" across spine, 5 raised bands across gilt-decorated spine. Corners lightly bumped, rubbed. Marbled end papers. Ffep has rippling along vertical and lower edges. Second ffep has mild rippling along vertical edge. Light foxing to 1st title page with engraving. Isolated fox spots on some pages, pages mostly clean. Some plates have some foxing. Pages lightly toned. Gilt inner dentelles that also cover edges on front and rear boards, some of the edging is rubbed. Binding tight and square. Original silk ribbon. The book is heavy. PayPal accepted. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ASTRONOMIE INDIENNE. D'après la doctrine et les livres anciens et modernes des BRAMMES sur l'astronomie, l'astrologie et la chronologie suivie DE L'EXAMEN de l'astronomie des anciens peuples de l'Orient et de l'explication des principaux monuments astronomico-archéologiques de l'Egypte et de la Perse.

      Paris, Imprimé par autorisation du Roi à L'Imprimerie Royale, M DCCC XLVII 1847 - In-8° de (X); 250 pp.& 4 grandes pl.Lith dépliantes. Broché. Intérieur frais. Très bon état. Edition originale. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The comic history of England / by Gilbert Abbott A'Beckett with twenty coloured etchings and two hundred woodcuts by John Leech

      London : Bradbury & Agnew 1847 - Divided into 2 sections with seperate pagination. Subjects; Great Britain - History - Outlines, syllabi, etc. Great Britain - History - Anecdotes. Colour (perceived attribute) etchings (prints) - England - 1847-1848. Referenced by: Tooley, R.V. Coloured plates (1979 ed.), 295-296. Title page in red & black, with added vignette. Scattereed, minor, marginal foxing. Finely and sumptuously bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 1 Kg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Map of the Buller Coal Field New Zealand. From Special Surveys Made for The Public Works and Geological Departments By W.M. Cooper. Under Direction of James Hector M.D. F.R.S. Director of Geological Surveys

      1847 - 10 folding line-drawn survey maps. Scattered foxing. Edgewear to wrappers. Extremely rare. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      - Segovia. Imp. Eduardo Baeza. 1847. 22x15 cm. T. I, portada + 4 h. + 328 págs. 2 h. * T. II, 480 págs. 2 h. + 3 grandes estados plegados. Holandesa piel gofrada, guardas al agua, cortes tintados, sello anterior propietario. Falto del Atlas que se publico un año despues con 52 láms. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      - Concordados y comentados. 12 volúmenes que contienen: I, Liber judicum. Fuero juzgo. Fuero viejo de Castilla. Leyes del estilo. Fuero Real. Ordenamiento de Alcalá. II a V, Las Siete Partidas y glosas por Gregorio López. VI, Espéculo. Leyes para los adelantados mayores. Leyes nuevas. Ordenamiento de las Tafurerias. Ordenanzas reales de Castilla. Leyes de Toro. VII a X, Novísima Recopilación. XI y XII, Leyes que no han sido comprendidas en la Novísima. Autos acordados. Ordenanzas de Bilbao. Madrid, Imprenta de La Publicidad, 1847-1851, 22x30, LXXV-483p.+ XLVI-572p.+ 826p.+ 519p.+ 747p.+ 567p. + XIX-533p. + 712p. + 567p.+ 496p.+ 446p.+ 541p. Encuadernados en holandesa piel de época, hierros en lomera, lomera gofrada. (25034).

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        Schwaben. 2. Aufl.

      Leipzig, Wigand, 1847.. VI, 200 SS. m. 30 Stst.-Tafeln mit Ansichten, 8°, Ppbd. d. Zt.. Das malerische und romantische Deutschland, Bd. 1. - Das gesuchte Ansichtenwerk hier in 2. Auflage. Die Stst. v. Hoffmeister, Lacey u.a. n. Vorlagen von L. Mayer zeigen u.a.: Baden-Baden, Freiburg,Badenweiler, Esslingen, Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Hohentwiel, Marbach, Maulbronn, Stgt, - Cannstadt, Tübingen usw. - Text und Ansichten teilw. leicht stockfleckig.

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        The Ingoldsby Legends, by Thomas Ingoldsby, Esq.

      London Bentley 1840, 1842, 1847 - Three octavo volumes. viii, 338; ix, 288; viii, 364 pp. First edition. Illustrated with engravings by George Cruikshank and John Leech. Aside from very light splitting to extremities of outer hinges, this is a nearly fine, handsome set bound by Riviere in full polished tan calf, gilt. T.e.g. Bookplates. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Rural Cyclopedia (4 Volumes)

      Edinburgh A. Fullerton and Co 1847. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Shelf wear to bottom edges. Occasional light foxing, impacting on some plates. Front internal hinge of fourth volume cracked Reprint Half-leather cover with marbled boards 265mm x 170mm (10" x 7"). 3000pp. Numerous full-page engravings of domestic animals, farm machinery, rural scenes, etc. Some of the plates are hand-coloured. N.B.: Heavy set - shipping supplement applies - please ask for shipping quote stating country of destination. Published: 1847-49.

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        Anatomische Beschreibung des menschlichen Augapfels

      Berlin, G. Reimer, 1847 - 1 vol. in-4, (4), 70 pp., 1 planche, cartonnage beige à la Bradel, dos lisse avec titre en long (reliure moderne), petites mouillures claires angulaires, quelques rousseurs (plus importantes sur la page de titre), planche légèrement brunie, bon état. Provenance prestigieuse : ce livre a appartenu successivement à Jacques Mawas (avec son cachet et son ex-libris manuscrit) et à Pierre Amalric (avec son ex-libris gravé). Jacques Mawas (1885-1976), soigna notamment le peintre Claude Monet (après son opération de la cataracte), puis se spécialisa en histopathologie oculaire, et devint médecin-chef de l'hôpital Rothschild ; une rue de Paris porte son nom. Pierre Amalric fut un ophtalmologue de réputation internationale, un bibliophile et un historien de l'ophtalmologie ; il laissa son nom à un syndrome (syndrome de Diallinas-Amalric). Edition originale de cet ouvrage d'anatomie sur le globe oculaire humain. Il devint l'ouvrage de référence sur le sujet. Il est orné d'une planche coloriée à la main et gravée par L. Schubert Ernst Brücke fut professeur de physiologie à l'université de Vienne. Ses travaux sur la physiologie de la vision sont remarquables. Il est cité 4 fois par Garrison & Morton. Hirschberg, The history of ophthalmology, § 1006 ; Albert, Source Book of ophthalmology, 328 ; Dobson, Anatomical Eponyms, p. 32 (" Brücke's Muscle" ) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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