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        O Espectro. Numbers 1-63 and 9 supplements, a complete run.

      Lisbon, n.pr., 1846-1847. - 63 issues + 9 suppls. in 1 volume. Large 4° (26.5 x 19.5 cm.), contemporary green quarter sheep with marbled paper sides, flat spine gilt with title and dates (minor wear, front hinge weak). A few stains; light browning and foxing. Overall good to very good. Stamp on p. 1 of first issue of M. Osorio, Quinta das Lagrimas, Coimbra. Each issue with 4 pp., except nos. 44, 53, and 57 (6 pp.); each of the 9 supplements consists of a single leaf. *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION, a COMPLETE RUN of this periodical of political, military, and naval news and commentary covering all of Portugal, written from a radical perspective. It was published clandestinely during Portugal's civil war by António Rodrigues Sampaio, who also collaborated on Revolução de Septembro. Running from December 16, 1846 to July 3, 1847, it superseded the periodical Ecco de Santarem, edited by João Carlos Lara de Carvalho, which ran for only four numbers in 1846. It was distributed gratis.Supplements are present for nos. 22 (2 supplements), 25, 31, 41, 42, 44, 49, and 54. Two supplements - one called "Supplemento" and the other "2.° Supplemento" - are known for issue nº 31. However, the text of each is identical, so a complete run need have only one of the two. This copy contains the "2.° Supplemento." Many of the other supplements also exist in at least two different settings of type.Provenance: The Quinta das Lagrimas library was one of the greatest formed in Portugal during the nineteenth century. The palace at Quinta das Lagrimas was built by the Osório Cabral de Castro family in the eighteenth century, and rebuilt after a major fire in the late nineteenth century by Miguel Osório Cabral de Castro. The collection was dispersed in various private sales during the second half of the twentieth century.*** Innocêncio I, 261; cf. III, 341 for Ecco de Santarem. Rafael and Santos, Jornais e revistas portugueses do séc. XIX, 1994. Universidade de Coimbra, Publicações periódicas portuguesas 914. Silva Perreira, O jornalismo portuguez p. 57. Porbase calls for 63 numbers (supplements are not mentioned) and locates copies at Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal (7), Biblioteca Pública Municipal do Porto (2), and Universidade de Coimbra (3). Copac locates a complete run at Oxford University and a run lacking nº46 at the British Library. NUC: DCU, DLC, MH, NN.*** BOUND WITH: O Estado da Questão. N.p., n.pr., signed in print at Lisbon, 23 October, n.d. [1846]. 8º. Caption title. 4 pp., bound in before first issue of O Espectro. Deals with the question of liberalism vs. absolutism in politics; mentions the conspiracy of October 6, (1846).* Not located in Innocêncio. Not located in OCLC. Not located in Porbase. Not located in Copac. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Plays

      London: Longman and Co, J. and F. and J. Rivington [et al.],, 1847. Accurately printed from the text of the corrected copies left by the late George Steevens and Edmund Malone. With Mr. Malone's various readings; a selection of explanatory and historical notes, from the most eminent commentators; a history of the stage and a life of Shakespeare by Alexander Chalmers. 8 volumes (210 x 131 mm), octavo. Contemporary tan calf, burgundy and black morocco labels, spines richly gilt in compartments, multiple fillets to boards gilt and in blind, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers and edges. Engraved frontispiece of the author. Contemporary gift inscription pasted to verso of front free endpaper and binder''s front blank, some mild foxing and browning mainly to prelims, spines and edges slightly rubbed with some minor gilt loss overall in excellent condition. New edition. A very handsome early Victorian set of Shakespeare's works.

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        A COLLECTION OF 28 FIRST & EARLY EDITIONS IN 46 VOLUMES, BOUND BY ZAEHNSDORF.

      1847-95 1847 - Uniform binding, three-quarters deep-red crushed morocco, by Zaehnsdorf, gilt borders & spines in panels, raised bands; very slight fading to spines. Booklabels of Eric Gordon Lawrence. t.e.g. A handsome set. Comprising the great majority of Froude's published works as follows (first Editions unless otherwise stated): Shadows of the Clouds. By Zeta. 1847. The Nemesis of Faith. 1849. History of England. 12 vols. (Vols. I & II 2nd edn, revised.) Waterstain to early pages of Vol. I. 1858-70. The Pilgrim. 1861. Short Studies on Great Subjects. 3rd edn. 1867. Short Studies. Second Series. 1871. Short Studies. Third Series. 1877. Short Studies. Fourth Series. 1883. Inaugural Address delivered to the University of St. Andrews. 1869. The Cat's Pilgrimage. 4to. Illus. by J.B. 1870. Calvinsim. 1871. The English in Ireland in the 18th century. 3 vols. 1872-74. Caesar: a sketch. 1879. Two Lectures on South Africa. 1880. Thomas Carlyle, Reminiscences. 2 vols. 1881. Thomas Carlyle: a history of the first forty years of his life. 2 vols. 1882. Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle; ed. Froude. 3 vols. 1883. Thomas Carlyle: a history of his life in London. 2 vols. 1884. Oceana: or, England and her colonies. 1886. My Relations with Carlyle. 1886. The English in the West Indies. 1888. The Two Chiefs of Dunboy. 1889. Lord Beaconsfield. 1890. The Divorce of Catherine of Aragon. 1891. The Spanish Story of the Armada and other Essays. 1892. Life and Letters of Erasmus. 1893. Lectures on the Council of Trent. 1893. English Seamen in the 16th century. 1895. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Sketch of WA Barnes after the wreck of the Anglo Saxon wrecked off Duck Island Nova Scotia Saturday Evening May 8th 1847

      Lithograph. Measuring 365 by 295mm. Margins slightly dust-soiled, corners a trifle scuffed, otherwise very good. Boston, Lane & Scott's, c.

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        Blanche Langdale the outlaw?s bride. A romance of Sherwood Forest. By the Author of ?The Jew and the foundling?, ?The Hebrew maiden?, &c.

      E. Lloyd. 1847 - Illus. (none to nos. 2 & 3); a few spots & some browning. Contemp. half brown calf, maroon label. Signature of George Scott and elaborate stamp of J.R. Ranson, Tailor and draper, Lavenham. v.g. Ono 471. BL only on Copac. In 13 pts. It seems likely that this was less successful in sales and brought to a speedy conclusion with a final page setting out the fate of a conspiracy.

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        Emerson's Poems

      Chapman Brothers, London 1847 - First issue. 8vo, 12.5 x 20.2cm publisher's green cloth with gilt stamped titles and decoration to the front board and spine and 'Chapman Brothers' at the foot of the spine; blind stamped back cover, pale yellow endpapers, pp vii, 199 (1) +24 publisher's advertisements dated November 16, 1846. The book has been re-backed, with the original spine laid down. This has helped preserve the often delicate spine from further damage, with only 2-4mm loss at the head and foot. The gilt titles remain bright although there is some toning to the edges of the boards and spine. There is also some toning to the edges of the boards and slight bruising to the corners. Internally, there is a split to the paper on the inner hinge of the front board, but the binding remains entirely firm. There are is no name, inscription or bookplate and the book is very clean with only one or two very light marks. If you have any questions or require further images, please do not hesitate to ask The English edition preceded the American of the same year, and was apparently set up from Emerson's manuscript without his being able to read the proofs ands a result it has many errors. This as a first issue lacks the later errata slip. All in all, a significant edition that contains the first appearance in book form of a number of Emerson's poems including 'The Concord Hymn'. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Double Broadside for Johann Strauss I and Johann Nestroy.

      Fine. Double Broadside for Johann Strauss I and Johann Nestroy. 23 cm x 37 cm. Johann Nestroy appears in his own farce with song, Einen Jux will er sich Machen, as Weinberl, ein handlungsdiener, February 13, 1847, at the Leopoldstadt Theater for the 102nd time. Johann Strauss I, or Johann Strauss the Elder (1804 1849), Kapellmeister of the first Bürger-regiment, is announced as appearing in three final performances at the Sofien-Bad-Saales in 1847. Two broadsides -- still joined on one sheet -- of two of nineteenth century Viennas most famous performers. Conserved and matted. Fine.Einen Jux will er sich Machen (1842) is the farce-with-song on which Thornton Wilder based both of his versions of Nestroys farce. The first version was The Merchant of Yonkers, and the second was The Matchmaker (1938). The latter was adapted by Michael Stewart into his book Hello, Dolly!

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        The Plays. Accurately printed from the text of the corrected copies left by the late George Steevens and Edmund Malone. With Mr. Malone's various readings; a selection of explanatory and historical notes, from the most eminent commentators; a history of the stage and a life of Shakespeare by Alexander Chalmers.

      London: Longman and Co, J. and F. and J. Rivington [et al.], 1847 - 8 volumes (210 x 131 mm), octavo. Contemporary tan calf, burgundy and black morocco labels, spines richly gilt in compartments, multiple fillets to boards gilt and in blind, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers and edges. Contemporary gift inscription pasted to verso of front free endpaper and binder''s front blank, some mild foxing and browning mainly to prelims, spines and edges slightly rubbed with some minor gilt loss overall in excellent condition. Engraved frontispiece of the author. New edition. A very handsome early Victorian set of Shakespeare's works.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Antique Book-MOCK-UP-WOODENGRAVING-BEWICK WORKSHOP-Bewick-ca. 1847-1880

      - According to a stamp printed and published in Newcastle upon Tyne: Andrew Reid, ca. 1847-1880. 4to: 100 pp. Half brown/black leather over grey-green cloth boards. Gilt ruling to front and rear boards, gilt lettering on the spine. Undescribed. 57 wood engraved plates. Thomas Bewick and others. Antique Book, titled: 'Bewick.', by: Thomas Bewick. A mock-up or dummy binding with one printed vignette and four (identical) pages from "Quadrupeds" and 57 loosely inserted woodengravings (including some duplicates) from the workshop of Bewick. The other pages blank.Author(s): Thomas Bewick. Illustrated by: Thomas Bewick (1753-1828) was born in Prudhoe, near Newcastle upon Tyne. He would remain in this region for the rest of his live. Bewick worked as a woodengraver. His many very finely executed designs and bookillustrations are highly appreciated. Bewick is seen as the man who started the great production of woodengraving in the 19th. century. Condition: Very good, given age. Some foxing. 4to: 6.7 x 8.9 inch. 4to: 17 x 22.5 cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        4 vues lithogr. ens.: 1) (Vue de l?) Hotel des neuchâtelois sur la Mer de glace du Lauter Aar et Finster Aar Côté méridional (Bettanier - Nicolet).2) Hotel des neuchâtelois sur la Mer de glace du Lauter Aar et Finster Aar Côté septentrional (Bettanier - Nicolet).3) Rive gauche du Glacier de l?Aar (Castan - Gruaz).4) Stratification du Lauter-Aar (Castan - Gruaz).

      (1847), 1847 - in-folio oblong, 4 planches lithogr. originales du très rare atlas ?Nouvelles études. Glaciers actuels?, 4 feuilles ens. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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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

      London: T. & W. Boone, 1847 - 2 volumes octavo. Original dark blue combed cloth, titles gilt to the spine, elaborate panelling in blind to the boards, yellow surface-paper endpapers. Housed in a dark blue cloth flat-back box by the Chelsea Bindery. Engraved crested bookplates of Hugh Edward Adair (1815-1902), 3rd baronet of Flixton Hall, Suffolk, to the pastedowns. Very light shelf-wear, corners just bumped, mild crumpling head and tail of the spines, hinges just starting, light browning, some foxing front and back with a scatter else, but a very good copy indeed, in the exceptionally bright original cloth. Uncoloured aquatint frontispiece to each, and 14 other similar plates in all, together with 3 engraved plates, and numerous engraved illustrations to the text including one full-page, a folding map at the rear of each volume. First edition, first issue, of this "very important voyage" (Hill), commissioned by the Admiralty to survey the Torres Strait, the hazardous Great Barrier Reef, and various regions in New Guinea. The expedition was the first to be despatched to Australia on a purely surveying mission. Blackwood's directions were so "accurate that many appear on maps to the present day" (Howgego). Jukes, a student of geologist Adam Sedgwick at Cambridge, was naturalist to the expedition. In 1839, through Sedgwick's influence, he was appointed geological surveyor to the colony of Newfoundland. On his return to England he failed to secure the chair in geology at University College, London, but was selected to accompany the Fly to Australia: "over the next four years Jukes pursued his science in locations such as Madeira, Cape Colony, New Guinea, Australia, and the Great Barrier Reef. By the time the Fly dropped anchor at Spithead on 19 June 1846 he was a geologist of global experience he [was to become] perhaps the finest British field geologist of his day". Ferguson 4549; Hill 901; Howgego II B39; Ingleton, pp. 61-8; Spence 468; Wantrup 92a. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        1- CARRIER (Jean-Baptiste). Testament de Carrier. [Paris], de l’imprimerie de G-F Galletti, s.d. [nov. 1794]. 11 p. 2- DUPUIS (Charles-François). Motifs de l’acte d’accusation contre Carrier, par Dupuis, représentant du Peuple, Député par le Département de Seine-et-Oise. [Paris], de l’imprimerie d’Anjubault, s.d. [1794]. 36 p. 3- SKEFFER. Chacun son mot, tout ira bien, ou réflexion d’un Nantais. [Paris], de l’imprimerie de Guffroy, s.d [1795]. 6 p. 4- [VILLENAVE (Mathieu Guillaume Thérèse)]. La Queue de Carrier traînant dans la société populaire de Nantes, connue sous le nom de Vincent-la-Montagne. Paris, s.n., 6 Brumaire, an troisième (oct. 1794). 4 p. 5- BOREILLARD. Adieux de Carrier, à Collot, Billaud, Barrère, Duhem, Levasseur, et autre

      - Ensemble de 13 brochures reliées en un volume in-8°, plein box noir, dos à 5 nerfs orné, entrelacs dorés sur les nerfs, fleurons révolutionnaires (faisceau couronné du bonnet phrygien) entre-nerfs, roulette en tête et pied, encadrement à froid sur les plats, brochures à toutes marges, les 6 dernières rognées dans le coin supérieur droit sans atteinte au texte (rel. moderne). 13 pamphlets concernant Carrier, ses exactions dans l’ouest de la France et sa chute, dont la rare brochure de Gracchus Babeuf (n°9- ‘On veut sauver Carrier’), toutes les treize en édition originale et unique. 1- Pièce apocryphe signée : « Jean-Baptiste Carrier », mais attribuée à Mathieu Guillaume Thérèse Villenave par « Les Annales de philosophie chrétienne », (juin 1847) n°90, p. 472. (Archives de la Vendée, 159-8. Martin & Walter, Anonymes, 17506). 2- Par le célèbre conventionnel et savant Ch. F. Dupuis, co-auteur du calendrier révolutionnaire. « Dans cet acte d'accusation, l'auteur présente Carrier comme agent de puissances étrangères ayant pris toutes les mesures barbares que l'on connaît pour exciter le peuple contre la république» (Archives de la Vendée, 159-18). (Martin & Walter, 12332). 3- Virulent pamphlet contre Carrier, signé «Skeffer, Nantais» pseudonyme resté non identifié. (Archives de la Vendée, 159-24. Martin & Walter, 31797). 4- Composé par Villenave sous le pseudonyme de «Laporte aîné». L’auteur accuse les membres de la société populaire de Nantes, qu’il dénonce nommément, de complicité dans les atrocités commises par Carrier. (Archives de la Vendée, 159-12. Quérard, Supercheries littéraires, II, col. 663. Inconnu de Martin et Walter). 5- Pamphlet signé: «Boreillard, secrétaire de l'épuration». Lors de sa dernière harangue, au nom de ses confrères «buveurs de sang», Carrier fait des legs sanglants aux membres de la «société mère des égorgeurs, noyeurs et fusilleurs», cités nommément. (Martin & Walter I, 4256). 6- Journal demeuré anonyme des journées de juin 1793 qui vit la chute des Girondins avec l'aide des Sans-culottes et la protection de Carrier par une «coalition des égorgeurs». (Martin & Walter, Anonymes, 15680). 7- «Pamphlet dialogué entre un Nantais et un habitant de Saint-Domingue à propos de l'arrestation, après Thermidor, de Carrier, Étienne Polverel et Léger-Félicité Santhonax» (Archives de la Vendée, 159-22). (Martin & Walter, Anonymes, 1). 8- Signé Baralère (pseudonyme de Jean-Baptiste-Moïse Jollivet), pamphlet contre Pierre Joseph Duhem, médecin et conventionnel montagnard qui prit la défense de Carrier lors de sa mise en accusation par la Convention. (Archives de la Vendée, 159-3. Martin & Walter, 17352). 9- Signé in fine par le célèbre révolutionnaire Gracchus Babeuf, futur organisateur de la «Conjuration des Égaux» considéré comme l’un des premiers fondateurs du communisme et de l'anarchisme. Lors de la mise en accusation de Carrier à l’automne 1794, Babeuf fut nommé par la Convention pour organiser la campagne de presse contre Carrier. Il dénonce violemment les crimes commis par celui-ci à Nantes, attaque le «fort parti pour le sauver» et fait le récit des atrocités en joignant les références et les dépositions des témoins. Il signe et annonce au post-scriptum: «On me verra bientôt me relever plus fier que jamais» (p. 15). (Martin & Walter, 946. Dommanget, Babeuf, p. 7). 10- Signé «Laumegnil», le pamphlet recense les crimes «atroces» de Carrier et lui annonce que «la hache est prête à trancher [sa] tête coupable». (Martin & Walter, 19613). 11- Pièce apocryphe, demeurée anonyme. Carrier d’adresse à Collot d'Herbois pour commenter l'épuration thermidorienne et tenter de s’innocenter des atrocités commises en Vendée, aux noyades de Nantes: «C’est moi qui en donné l’ordre c’est vrai, mais ce n’est pas ma faute si on l’a exécuté ( ). On n’a noyé que de vieillards inutiles à la République, des enfants sans patriotisme & des femmes enceintes fidèles à leur mari !» (p.6). (Archives de la Vendée, 159-6. Inconnu à Martin & Walt [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Travels in Peru, during the Years 1838—1842

      London: David Bogue,, 1847. On the Coast, in the Sierra, across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests. Translated from the German by Thomasina Ross. Octavo. Original green horizontal-ribbed cloth, gilt titles and decorative blind panels to spine, panel-stamps to covers in blind incorporating arabesque cornerpieces, yellow surface-paper endpapers. Tinted lithographic frontispiece, wood-engraved vignette to title page. Later owner's red calligraphic ink-stamp to initial advertisement leaf. Spine and parts of covers sunned to tan, slight marking to front board, stronger to rear, bumping to extremities, frontispiece lightly spotted and offset, very light foxing to last few leaves, small star-shaped ink stamp to rear free endpaper. First edition in English, the year after the original German publication. Swiss naturalist von Tschudi (1818-1889) spent five years in Peru, collecting plants and zoological specimens, studying Incan antiquities and the Quechua Indians, and covering ground "previously untrodden by any European traveller" (translator's preface). There is also much description of local geography, agriculture, and natural resources, as well as a detailed account of Lima.

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        EL INJENIOSO HIDALGO DON QUIJOTE DE LA MANCHA

      - El injenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha. Compuesto por . Novísima edición clásica, ilustrada con notas históricas, gramaticales y críticas según las de la Academia Española, sus individuos de número Pellicer, Arrieta y Clemencín, y además las de F. Sales A. M. y Luis Viardot; aumentada, anotada y correjida por Martínez del Romero.- Madrid, Imprenta y Librería de Gaspar y Roig Editores, 1847; en 4º mayor plena piel con planchas gofradas y e hierros dorados en tapas y lomo, cortes pintados (rozada y con perdida en cabeza del lomo), retrato de Cervantes, XX-774 pp. - XL pp., de Apéndice al Injenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha. Contiene: Observaciones críticas, vide de Miguel de Cervantes, y composiciones de varios literatos españoles en elojio de autor tan celebérrimo. - 3 hh de índice. 10 láminas en litografía y multitud de grabados en el texto. Buen ejemplar sin manchas. Palau nº 52087.

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        Voyage au Pole Sud atlas hydrographique

      First edition. Engraved title and list of 57 numbered engraved maps (39 of them double-page, some with vignettes). Elephant folio (690 by 520mm). Contemporary quarter calf and marbled papered boards, lettered in gilt on the spine; corners worn, both joints partially cracked, spine dulled and a little stained, with minor loss to the head and foot; light stains to the blank bottom margin of one map, and slight loss to the blank bottom corner of two consecutive maps, with these minor blemishes well clear of the printed surfaces; overall, the contents are in fine condition. Paris,

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        Handschriftlich verfasster zweiseitiger Brief an den Astronomen Heinrich Louis d'Arrest, datiert und signiert.

      London, Observatory, Regens Park, 1847, July 19. - 2 beschriebene Seiten und eine Adreß-Seite. Inhaltlich interessanter und wichtiger Brief an den damaligen Leiter der Sternwarte Berlin d’Arrest vom britischen Astronomen John Russell Hind (1823-1895). Hind wurde 1840 am Observatorium von Greenwich als Assistent in der magnetischen Abteilung angestellt. Hier arbeitete er unter George Biddell Airy. 1844 beteiligte er sich an der Expedition zur Bestimmung der geographischen Länge von Valencia in Venezuela. In der Folgezeit arbeitete er als Beobachter an der Privatsternwarte von George Bishop im Regent’s Park. Hier entdeckte er zwischen 1847 und 1854 insgesamt zehn Asteroiden sowie mehrere Kometen. An den Astronomen Heinrich Louis d’Arrest (1822 - 1875), der in Deutschland und Kopenhagen wirkte und Entdecker mehrerer Kometen und des Asteroiden Freia war. Hind bedankt sich für die Nachricht über W. Henke's neue Entdeckungen und die Wiederentdeckung des Kometen vom 6. Februar 1847 (C/1847 C1) den Hind ursprünglich entdeckte und den Galle dann noch einmal aufspühren konnte. Dazu führt Hind diverse Berechnungen auf. Auf der leeren Rückseite des Briefes die Anschrift d'Arrests in der Sternwarte Hamburg, mit Siegellack bedruckt und mehrfach gestempelt. Knickspuren und etwas braunfleckig, sonst gut erhalten. Important letter to the director of the Berlin Observatory d'Arrest by british astronomer John Russell Hind (1823-1895). Hind was employed at the Greenwich Observatory in 1840 as an assistant in the magnetic department. He worked as an observer at George Bishop's private observatory in Regent's Park where he discovered a total of ten asteroids and several comets between 1847 and 1854. To the astronomer Heinrich Louis d'Arrest (1822 - 1875), who worked in Germany and Copenhagen and was the discoverer of several comets and the asteroid Freia. Hind thanks for the news of W. Henke's new discoveries and the rediscovery of the comet from February 6, 1847 (C / 1847 C1), originally discovered by Hind, and then again found by Galle. With various handwritten calculation about this case by Hind! Creases and some brown spottings, otherwise well preserved.

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        Bohny\'s neues Bilderbuch. Anleitung zum Anschauen, Denken, Rechnen und Sprechen für Kinder von 21/2-7 Jahren. Zum Gebrauche in Familien, Kleinkinderschulen, Taubstummenanstalten und auf der ersten Stufe des Elementarunterrichtes.

      Stuttgart, Schreiber & Schill, [1847]. 1. Auflage Ohne den Titel und den Textteil (Vorwort und Anleitung 8S.). Mit 35 (von 36, Tafel 17 fehlt) kolorierten Tafeln, Tafel 37 ist auf die Rückseite von Tafel 35 montiert. 28 x 34 cm, Halbleder mit aufmontierter Deckelillustration Einband berieben, bestoßen, angeschmutzt und fleckig. Deckelillustration mit Verlust. Titel, Vorwort und Anleitung fehlen. Bindung aufgegangen, Blätter lose. Gutes Leseexemplar.Wegehaupt III, 381. \"Entworfen wurde Bohny\'s Neues Bilderbuch von dem Schweizer Pädagogen Nikolaus (oder Niklaus) Bohny (1815–1856). Über Bohnys Leben ist nicht viel bekannt. Überliefert ist ein Lehrvertrag aus dem Jahr 1822 zwischen einem Niklaus Bohny und Wilhelm Müller-Mathys, der offenbar zahlreiche künftige Lehrer ausbildete. Später arbeitete Bohny in Basel als Lehrer. Er veröffentlichte noch weitere pädagogische Bilderbücher.Die erste Auflage des querformatigen Neuen Bilderbuchs mit 36 Seiten und über 400 farbigen Abbildungen erschien 1847 oder 1848, zahlreiche weitere Auflagen sowie Übersetzungen in viele Sprachen folgten. Zur Zeit der 16. deutschsprachigen Auflage gab es auch eine brasilianische, eine englische, eine französische, eine griechische, eine italienische, eine holländische, eine russische und eine ungarische Version des Buches. Mindestens dreimal wurden die Bilder zu Bohnys Texten neu gezeichnet und aktualisiert, das dritte Mal für die 16. Auflage des Buches. Die deutschen Ausgaben erschienen im Esslinger Schreiber-Verlag; im letzten Viertel des 20. Jahrhunderts wurden auch Reprints aufgelegt.Bohny, der sich in der Tradition Pestalozzis sah, entwarf das Buch als „Anleitung zum Anschauen, Denken, Rechnen und Sprechen für Kinder von zweieinhalb bis sieben Jahren“ und versah es mit einem Vorwort sowie einer Art Gebrauchsanleitung. Neu sei das Bilderbuch deshalb, so schrieb er im Vorwort, weil seine für die Erwachsenen beigedruckten Leitfragen zu den Bildern das Zählen und Ordnen in den Vordergrund stellten. Die Kinder sollten angeregt werden, die in zwei bis drei Reihen pro Seite gedruckten Bilder im Einzelnen zu betrachten, Zahlenverhältnisse und Unterscheidungsmerkmale zu benennen und einfache Rechenaufgaben zu lösen.Auf den Seiten 1 bis 4 wird der Zahlenraum von 1 bis 5 veranschaulicht. Mit diesen fünf Zahlen wird auf den Seiten 5 bis 16 gearbeitet. Additions- und Subtraktionsaufgaben sowie die Zerlegung der Zahlen sind Thema dieser Seiten. Auf den Seiten 17 bis 20 kommt die Zahl 6 hinzu, auf den Seiten 21 bis 24 die Zahl 7, auf den Seiten 25 bis 28 die Zahl 8, auf Seite 29 bis 32 die Zahl 9 und auf Seite 33 bis 36 die Zahl 10. Einige Aufgaben der letzten Seiten regen auch zur Beschäftigung mit dem Zahlenraum über 10 an. Ab Seite 25 sind auch Multiplikations- und Divisionsaufgaben zu finden. Bohny legte allerdings nicht nur Wert auf die Lösung von Rechenaufgaben, sondern auch auf die Ausbildung des sprachlichen Ausdrucksvermögens der Kinder: „Denn die Sprache ist das Mittel, durch welches die Außenwelt den Kindern zum Verständnis gebracht werden kann. Die Kinder sollen vorerst anschauen, dann über das Angeschaute denken und das Gedachte richtig aussprechen lernen.“ Wichtig war es Bohny auch, Bildgegenstände aus der alltäglichen Umgebung der Kinder zu wählen, um einerseits so das Interesse für das Buch zu wecken, andererseits aber auch einen intensiveren Blick auf die Außenwelt zu fördern.\" (Wikipedia) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        La Grande Kabylie. Etudes historiques. Ouvrage pulbié avec l?autorisation de M. le Maréchal Duc d?Isly, Gouverneur-Général de l?Algérie.

      L. Hachette et Cie., Paris, 1847 - 235x155mm, VIII - 488pages, 1 tableau dépliant et 1 carte en couleurs dépliantes. Reliure demi-basane. Plats papier marbré. Pièce de titre doré au dos à nerfs. Fleurons dorés au dos. Belle reliure d?époque. Bel exemplaire.

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        A NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY VISIT TO EACH OF THE CONSULAR CITIES OF CHINA, AND

      New York 1847, Harper.New half & old 3/4 leather over boards 467p., list of Protestant missionaries, folding map, 12 b.w. woodcut illustrations, bit of minor foxing, corners worn, contents solid. S C A R C E An important early primary source for coverage of cities newly opened to foreigners. To study these new cities with the intent of establishing missionary stations was his main goal. The author visited the five open ports, and collected facts & statistics. This is an historical work, covering his visits to Hong Kong, Canton, Macao, Shanghai, Ningpo, excursions to the interior, Chusan, Teen-Tung, Pootoo, Foo-Chow & Amoy. His early and very keen observations and recorded commentary are a valuable record of what he saw. His descriptions are lucid and insightful. A useful primary source and guide to the life, times & places during this early period of exploration. His commentary on opium smoking, New Year Festivities, female infanticide and the general descriptions of the cities are of particular interest. The author was an early missionary in China. Very fascinating and early resource. REFERENCES: H. Cordier: BIBLIOTHECA SINICA III, 2102 H. Cordier: BIBLIOTHECA SINICA p.2115 Lust 385 L. Taylor: CHINA p.44. .

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        [GREAT CONTENT AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNATURE OBLITERATED, FROM AN UNIDENTIFIED, BUT OBVIOUSLY HIGH-LEVEL POLITICIAN, DEFENDING AMERICAN INVOLVEMENT IN THE MEXICAN- AMERICAN WAR]

      [N.p., but probably Washington, 1847. [4]pp. Old folds, minor edge wear, dateline details and signature crossed out in contemporary ink to hide the author's identity. Still, very good. An uninhibited, racially-charged, and religiously-based letter written in wholehearted, full-throated support of United States involvement in the Mexican-American War. The author was most certainly a prominent politician at one time, as he writes about "the sentiments I expressed to the President the other day, and subsequently repeated to the Secretary of State" regarding the war but that he has "ceased to take an active part in politics." Since it is likely that he was visiting James K. Polk, he was probably a member of the Democratic Party, or perhaps an expansionist Whig. His letter reads, in part: "You condemn the Mexican War as a 'causeless cruel and disgraceful butchery' and call upon me, as 'one of the saints, the apostles of the party', to put a stop to it. I have no responsibility in my conscience in relation to it or any other measure of the government. Since I have ceased to take an active part in politics, I have had no influence whatever with the party in power. You do me altogether too much honor when you designate me as 'one of the political saints.' and entirely overrate my influence when you suppose that I can do anything to avert the war measures.... You think the war a 'horrid butchery. I think it the religious execution of our country's glorious mission under the Direction of Divine Providence to civilize and Christianize and raise up from anarchy and degradation a most ignorant, indolent, wicked and unhappy people! It is the will of God that the afflictions of this people shall be speedily terminated. The interests of Religion, of Commerce, of Free Government and of all the acts of Peace, require that those who have proved themselves incapable of self- government should be placed under the kind guardianship of others who are not only competent to direct their own affairs, but who can spare a little surplus time and energy to care for the welfare of others.... It is my firm belief that there will be no treaty of peace now or ever with the present wretched aggregation of races, tribes and colors miscalled the 'Mexican nation'." The author continues in much the same vein throughout the text of the letter, leaving absolutely no doubt where he stands on the current war question, and why. He mentions Texas three times, most notably when he writes that "until the boundary is settled by treaty we must defend out territory up to the line claimed by the political and legislative authority of Texas at the time of annexation [1845]." A remarkable correspondence from a high-ranking politician revealing much of his views on the Mexican people.

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        GREAT CONTENT AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNATURE OBLITERATED, FROM AN UNIDENTIFIED, BUT OBVIOUSLY HIGH-LEVEL POLITICIAN, DEFENDING AMERICAN INVOLVEMENT IN THE MEXICAN- AMERICAN WAR].

      [N.p., but probably Washington, n.d., ca. 1847]. - [4]pp. Old folds, minor edge wear, dateline details and signature crossed out in contemporary ink to hide the author's identity. Still, very good. An uninhibited, racially-charged, and religiously-based letter written in wholehearted, full-throated support of United States involvement in the Mexican-American War. The author was most certainly a prominent politician at one time, as he writes about "the sentiments I expressed to the President the other day, and subsequently repeated to the Secretary of State" regarding the war but that he has "ceased to take an active part in politics." Since it is likely that he was visiting James K. Polk, he was probably a member of the Democratic Party, or perhaps an expansionist Whig. His letter reads, in part: "You condemn the Mexican War as a 'causeless cruel and disgraceful butchery' and call upon me, as 'one of the saints, the apostles of the party', to put a stop to it. I have no responsibility in my conscience in relation to it or any other measure of the government. Since I have ceased to take an active part in politics, I have had no influence whatever with the party in power. You do me altogether too much honor when you designate me as 'one of the political saints.' and entirely overrate my influence when you suppose that I can do anything to avert the war measures. You think the war a 'horrid butchery. I think it the religious execution of our country's glorious mission under the Direction of Divine Providence to civilize and Christianize and raise up from anarchy and degradation a most ignorant, indolent, wicked and unhappy people! It is the will of God that the afflictions of this people shall be speedily terminated. The interests of Religion, of Commerce, of Free Government and of all the acts of Peace, require that those who have proved themselves incapable of self- government should be placed under the kind guardianship of others who are not only competent to direct their own affairs, but who can spare a little surplus time and energy to care for the welfare of others. It is my firm belief that there will be no treaty of peace now or ever with the present wretched aggregation of races, tribes and colors miscalled the 'Mexican nation'." The author continues in much the same vein throughout the text of the letter, leaving absolutely no doubt where he stands on the current war question, and why. He mentions Texas three times, most notably when he writes that "until the boundary is settled by treaty we must defend out territory up to the line claimed by the political and legislative authority of Texas at the time of annexation [1845]." A remarkable correspondence from a high-ranking politician revealing much of his views on the Mexican people.

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        Christoph Columbus Logbuch, als Geheimschrift von mir selbst, für meinen derSohn Diego, vom 3ten August 1492 an, geführt und mit Schildereien und Karten versehen worden. Aufgefischt von C.M.Seyppel.

      Vier ungezählte Seiten mit Vorabbemerkung und Titel, 39 Seiten und fünf ungezählte Seiten, zahlreiche Abbildungen im Text. 4, 2 lagiges originalwelliges Pergament , die im Inneren mit je 1 Papptafel verstärkt sind und mit zahlreichen Applikationen (Meeressand, Tangresten, Muscheln), das erste und letzte Blatt ebnfalls mit Meeressand versehen, Textseiten teils grün verfärbt, leider ohne das Sigel, welche "Gebrauchsspuren" am Einband original sind oder sich ion späteren Zeiten ergaben haben, kann nicht eindeutig bestimmt werden, innen gut erhalten. Carl Maria Seyppel (1847 bis 1913) war Kunstmaler in Düsseldorf.

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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 Recherches sur les propriétés et les fonctions des faisceaux de la moelle épinière 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.

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        Essai sur lHistoire des Arabes

      First edition. With 15 folding genealogical tables. 3 vols. 8vo. Contemporary quarter calf with mottled paper-covered boards, red morocco labels with gilt lettering to spines; upper joint of vol. 2 splitting at head, very good otherwise. Mild, scattered foxing throughout (especially to first and last pages of each volume). xii, 424; 702; [iv], 603, [1]blank pp. Paris, Firmin Didot frères,

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

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

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        DONIPHAN'S EXPEDITION; CONTAINING AN ACCOUNT OF THE CONQUEST OF NEW MEXICO; GENERAL KEARNEY'S OVERLAND EXPEDITION TO CALIFORNIA; DONIPHAN'S CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE NAVAJOS...

      Cincinnati: U.P. James, 1847. 144pp. Frontis. Illus. Titlepage vignette. Original pink pictorial wrappers. Spine darkened and bit chipped, some internal dust soiling and minor scattered foxing, but an exceptionally fine copy, completely unopened. One of the classic, primary works on the campaign of the First Missouri Cavalry in New Mexico and Chihuahua. "The narrative is a valuable adjunct to the literature of overland travel, Doniphan's march being one of the most famous in history and the author an actual participant. The chapters on the march to California of Kearny's Army of the West, the battles en route and there, and of affairs on the west coast during the Revolution, contain one of the earliest accounts of these world-shaking events to appear in print" - Eberstadt. The first edition (which is extremely rare) appeared in 1847, and by 1851 more than 14,000 copies had been sold. The precedence of the various printings and revised printings was long a bibliographic mystery, now nicely summarized in Wagner-Camp-Becker. This printing, with U.P. James listed as the sole publisher, without date, is ascribed by Wagner-Camp-Becker to the period following the dissolution of the partnership of J.A. and U.P. James in July of 1854. Very uncommon in this original state. HOWES H769. WAGNER-CAMP 134:6. GRAFF 2006. RITTENHOUSE 311.

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        Album of Crests, Monograms, Dedications, Religious Motifs and Inscriptions [tissue ceramic transfer designs or decals]

      no date circa. 1847 - , [2] 1-55 verso with printed designs and pencil referances recto blank, pages 65-100 water and chain marked blank leaves, leaf 101/102 a single monogram verso, pages 103-260 water and chain marked blank leaves, 261-278 printed religious designs [1], pages 57-64, 189-190, and 253-258 are missing, these look to to be under-glaze tissue ceramic transfers - first developed circa 1750 and involved engraved or etched copper plates, from which tissue was printed with cobalt blue oxides which could then be applied to the ceramics. Could have been a factory catalogue? Referances in pencil are made to a jug, spoon and drinks stand , library ticket to spine and front free-end paper with stamps recto, the cover is worm and chipped, rubbed at the extremities, bumped corners but a robust binding, strngthened hinges, burn on the tail edge that affects the front board and the first 15 leaves, interesting content that is clean and tightly bound, this volume is in good condition , bound in ruled calf with gilt titles to the spine 37.5 x 29cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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        Travels in Western Africa in 1845 and 1846

      Comprising a Journey from Whydah, through the Kingdom of Dahomey, to Adofoodia, in the Interior. First edition. 2 vols. Portrait folding map and 2 lithograph plates. 8vo. Original cloth,  Recased headcaps repaired, a little foxed.. xv, 304; xi, 315pp. London,

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        A Record of the Proceedings of the London and Westminster Bank. London, R. Clay

      1847 - First Edition. 4to, [viii], 75pp, 9 lithographic portraits, original gilt lettered blind embossed cloth [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The History of The Metropolitan Church of St. Peter, York.

      London: Longman. 1847 - 2 volume set, 13.75 inches tall. A magnificently bound set with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels and unusual gilt rolls framing the goatskin on the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. 150 engraved plates, 10 in colour in volume 2. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Jane Eyre

      London: Smith, Elder and Co, 1847. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. 8vo. Late 20th-century dark green crushed morocco by Bayntun (Rieviere), ruled and lettered in gilt, raised bands, gilt top stain, wide turn-ins decorated in gilt, marbled endpapers. Three volumes housed in green cloth slipcase. Half-titles present, lacking ads. pp.[iv], 304; [iv], 304; [iv], 311, [1]. Near Fine. Minor scuff to leather of volumes II and III, half-title and title pages of III guarded. Previous owner bookplate loosely attached in volume I. Unusually fresh and clean internally. The first published novel by the Bronte sisters, credited with revolutionizing literature and even by one recent writer with no less than inventing the modern self. One of only approximately 500 copies printed. Parrish pp. 87-88. Smith 2.

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        The mathematical analysis of logic, being an essay towards a calculus of deductive reasoning.

      Cambridge: Macmillan, Barclay & Macmillan, 1847. First edition, very rare in commerce, of Boole's first book, the birth of modern symbolic logic and the first presentation of 'Boolean algebra' - this is the copy of the great economist John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946). "Boole's work also contains what Bertrand Russell called the greatest discovery of the nineteenth century: the nature of pure mathematics" (OOC). "Self-taught mathematician George Boole (1815-1864) published a pamphlet in 1847 - The Mathematical Analysis of Logic - that launched him into history as one of the nineteenth century's most original thinkers" (Introduction to the CUP reprint). This copy is interleaved throughout and has many pencil annotations, both in the text itself and on the inserted blanks. We have not been able to determine who was responsible for the annotations, but they may derive, at least in part, from annotations made by Boole who prepared at least two interleaved copies himself (see below). "The Mathematical Analysis of Logic marks the beginning of symbolic logic in the modern sense. Boole showed that classical logic was actually a branch of mathematics which gave rise to a hitherto unconsidered type of algebra. Boole's book however went considerably further. It threw a great deal of light on the nature of pure mathematics; it opened up possibilities of an extension of the subject into totally new and unexpected areas - classical mathematics had concentrated on the notions of shape and number and even when symbols were employed, they were generally interpreted in terms of number. Boole had now introduced the notion of interpreting symbols as classes or sets of objects, a concept breathtaking in its scope because it meant that the study of all well-defined sets of objects now came under the realm of mathematics ... By enlarging the horizons of mathematics so enormously, Boole unwittingly (but perhaps subconsciously, wittingly) highlighted a topic that has come to influence virtually every aspect of present-day life - the storage and processing of information, which in turn has led to the development of computer science. Not only is Boole's algebra the 'correct' and most economical tool for handling information, but the electronic machines which now do the work actually operate according to principles determined by that self-same algebra. Boole has been called the 'Father of Symbolic Logic' and the 'Founder of Pure Mathematics', but he is just as deserving of the title, 'Father of Computer Science'" (MacHale, p. 82). ABPC/RBH list only two copies since Honeyman: the OOC copy, Christie's 2005, $10,800, and Bonham's 2013, £25,000 = $38,000. Both of these copies were in modern bindings (the OOC copy with the original front wrapper bound in). Provenance: H. A. Routledge (signature on front free endpaper, dated June 1955); John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946) (note in Routledge's hand on front free endpaper: 'From Lord Keynes' Collection'). We understand from the previous owner that Keynes inherited the book from his father John Neville Keynes (1852-1949). Boole collected ideas for the improvement of his Mathematical analysis of logic on interleaved copies of the work; these notes provided a source for his later book Laws of thought (1854). Two such copies are known: one is in the library of the Royal Society of London with annotations entirely in Boole's hand; the other is in possession of Dr. J. Hinton (a great-great grandson of Boole), which has annotations partly in Boole's hand and partly in the hand of an unidentified amanuensis (see Smith, pp. 27-8). The annotations in our interleaved copy are not in Boole's hand (nor are they in Keynes' hand), but it is possible that they derive from Boole as do some of the annotations in the Hinton copy. "Boole's contribution to logics made possible the works of subsequent logicians including Turing and Von Neumann ... Even Babbage depended a great deal on Boole's ideas for his understanding of what mathematical operations really are ... Since Boole showed that logics can be reduced to very simple algebraic systems - known today as Boolean Algebras - it was possible for Babbage and his successors to design organs for a computer that could perform the necessary logical tasks. Thus our debt to this simple, quiet man, George Boole, is extraordinarily great ... His remark about a 'special law to which the symbols of quantity are not subject' is very important: this law in effect is that x2 =x for every x in his system. Now in numerical terms this equation or law has as its only solution 0 and 1. This is why the binary system plays so vital a role in modern computers: their logical parts in effect carrying out binary operations. In Boole's system 1 denotes the entire realm of discourse, the set of all objects being discussed, and 0 the empty set. There are two operations in this system which we may call + and ×; or we may say or and and. It is most fortunate for us that all logics can be comprehended in so simple a system, since otherwise the automation of computation would probably not have occurred - or at least not when it did" (Goldstine, pp. 37-38). "Early in the spring of 1847, Boole's long-dormant interest in the connections between mathematics and logic was dramatically reawakened. At this time, a furious controversy was raging between the supporters of de Morgan and those of Sir William Hamilton, the Scottish philosopher and metaphysician (not to be confused with Sir William Rowan Hamilton). Hamilton was a logician who distrusted mathematics, but he was an innovator in logic and had, about this time, introduced the notion of 'quantification of the predicate' which was to lead to a widening of the scope of logic. Classical logic had concentrated on the 'four forms' of statement -- all A are B, no A are B, some A are B, some A are not B. In Hamilton's approach, the predicate, or second term B, is quantified by considering statements of the type: all A are all B, any A is not some B, and so on. De Morgan too was at this time working on a more mathematical theory of logic which included a notion equivalent to quantification of the predicate. Hamilton at once accused de Morgan of plagiarism, despite the fact that the notion in question was not original to either of them nor, as it transpired, of any great significance per se in the development of logic. Hamilton's charges were unjust, even absurd, but controversy raged for many years and attracted a great deal of attention ... "From his neutral position, Boole was able to judge the merits and defects of the approaches of both Hamilton and de Morgan. Though Hamilton disliked mathematics and even poured scorn on the subject, yet his approach seemed to suggest that logic should concentrate on 'equations' connecting 'collections of objects or classes'. De Morgan's approach, on the other hand, seemed to concentrate on a purely symbolic representation of logical processes, yet his notation was cumbersome and unwieldy. Why not, thought Boole, synthesise the two approaches by representing each class of objects by a single symbol and allow relations between classes to be expressed by algebraic equations between the symbols? This devastatingly simple but ingenious notion intrigued and excited him and he set to work at once on a book expounding a new mathematical theory of logic" (MacHale, p. 79-80). "The priority dispute triggered Boole to write his first book; but its content was much influenced by his researches on differential operators. Partly drawing upon his work of his friend the Cambridge mathematician Duncan Gregory, he produced a long paper on these methods which he submitted to the Royal Society in 1844. After wondering about rejecting the manuscript they published it ['On a general method in analysis', Philosophical Transactions, Vol. 134, pp. 225-282], and then awarded him a Gold Medal for his achievement! "This theory was one of the early algebras in which the 'objects' were neither numbers nor geometrical magnitudes; and it had met controversy in its algebraic laws, such as identifying powers with orders (that is, D2 for D on D, not D times D). Aware of the mystery, Boole (and before him Gregory) tried to bring light by highlighting the principal desirable properties ... and using them in solving various differential equations" (Landmark Writings, p. 472). "Boole wrote his book at a furious pace and it was ready in a matter of months. He entitled it The Mathematical Analysis of Logic, being an Essay Towards a Calculus of Deductive Reasoning [MAL] ... The book was then published by Macmillan, Barclay and Macmillan of Cambridge, with a preface dated 29 October 1847" (MacHale, p. 81). "The Introduction chapter starts with Boole reviewing the symbolical method. The second chapter, First Principles, lets the symbol 1 represent the universe which "comprehends every conceivable class of objects, whether existing or not." Capital letters X, Y, Z, ... denoted classes. Then, no doubt heavily influenced by his very successful work using algebraic techniques on differential operators, and consistent with De Morgan's 1839 assertion that algebraists preferred interpreting symbols as operators, Boole introduced the elective symbol x corresponding to the class X, the elective symbol y corresponding to Y, etc. The elective symbols denoted election operators--for example the election operator red when applied to a class would elect (select) the red items in the class ... "Then Boole introduced the first operation, the multiplication xy of elective symbols. The standard notation xy for multiplication also had a standard meaning for operators (for example, differential operators), namely one applied y to an object and then x is applied to the result. (In modern terminology, this is the composition of the two operators) ... "The first law in MAL was the distributive law x(u+v) = xu + xv, where Boole said that u+v corresponded to dividing a class into two parts. This was the first mention of addition. On p. 17 Boole added the commutative law xy = yx and the idempotent law x2 = x (which Boole called the index law). Once these two laws were secured, Boole believed he was entitled to fully employ the ordinary algebra of his time, and indeed one sees Taylor series and Lagrange multipliers in MAL. The law of idempotent class symbols, x2 = x, was different from the two fundamental laws of symbolical algebra--it only applied to the individual elective symbols, not in general to compound terms that one could build from these symbols. For example, one does not in general have (x+y)2 = x+y in Boole's system since, by ordinary algebra with idempotent class symbols, this would imply 2xy = 0, and then xy = 0, which would force x and y to represent disjoint classes. But it is not the case that every pair of classes is disjoint. "Boole focused on Aristotelian logic in MAL, with its 4 types of categorical propositions and an open-ended collection of hypothetical propositions. In the chapter Of Expression and Interpretation, Boole said that necessarily the class not-X is expressed by 1−x. This is the first appearance of subtraction. Then he gave equations to express the categorical propositions. The first to be expressed was All X is Y, for which he used xy = x, which he then converted into x(1−y) = 0. This was the first appearance of 0 in MAL--it was not introduced as the symbol for the empty class. Indeed the empty class did not appear in MAL ... "Beginning with the chapter Properties of Elective Functions, Boole developed general theorems for working with equations in his algebra of logic--the Expansion Theorem and the properties of constituents are discussed in this chapter. Up to this point his sole focus was to show that Aristotelian logic could be handled by simple algebraic methods, mainly through the use of an elimination theorem borrowed from ordinary algebra. "It was natural for Boole to want to solve equations in his algebra of logic since this had been a main goal of ordinary algebra, and had led to many difficult questions (e.g., how to solve a 5th degree equation). Fortunately for Boole, the situation in his algebra of logic was much simpler--he could always solve an equation, and finding the solution was important to applications of his system, to derive conclusions in logic. An equation was solved in part by using expansion after performing division. This method of solution was the result of which he was the most proud--it described how to solve an elective equation for one of its symbols in terms of the others, and it is this that Boole claimed (in the Introduction chapter of MAL) would offer "the means of a perfect analysis of any conceivable set of propositions"" (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy). Seven years after publishing the present work, Boole gave a more elaborate treatment of Boolean algebra in An Investigation of the Laws of Thought. His aim was partly to address criticisms of the earlier work by de Morgan and others; he also considered the application of his theory to probability, a topic not treated in the earlier work. "The range and depth of the achievements of George Boole are especially remarkable when one notes not only the shortness of his life but also the disadvantageous circumstances of his background. He was born to an intelligent tradesman who however was so poor that George had to become the main breadwinner in his 20th year when he opened a school. Nevertheless, he found time to teach himself advanced mathematics, and also Greek, Latin, French and German, especially in order to read important works. His research papers began to appear in the early 1840s, and his principal interest soon turned to an English specialty: the 'calculus of operations', now called 'differential operators', where differentiation was represented by the letter 'D', higher-order differentiation by 'D2, D3, . . .', integration by 'D-1', and so on. This tradition had developed under the influence of the algebraised calculus propounded by J. L. Lagrange, initially by some French mathematicians; but from the 1810s this algebra and related topics were prosecuted in England by Charles Babbage and John Herschel as part of the revival of research mathematics there. Boole was to become a major figure in this movement in the next generation; as we have seen, it was to affect his work on logic" (Landmark Writings, pp. 470-471). Goldstine, The Computer from Pascal to von Neumann, 1972. MacHale, The Life and Work of George Boole. A Prelude to the Digital Age, 2014. Landmark Writings in Western Mathematics 1640-1940, 2005 (Chapter 36). Smith, 'Boole's Annotations on 'The Mathematical Analysis of Logic',' History and Philosophy of Logic 4 (1983), 27-39. 8vo (212 x 135 mm), pp. [ii], [1-2], 3-82, errata slip tipped onto title verso, interleaved with blanks throughout. Later nineteenth-century half-calf and marbled boards, spine ruled and lettered in gilt (spine and corners worn, lower 15 mm of spine lacking).

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        A History of the Earth and Animated Nature. With an Introductory View of the Animal Kingdom, translated from the French of Baron Cuvier, and copious Notes embracing Accounts of new Discoveries in Natural History; a Life of the Author by Washington Irving; and an Index to the whole Work. BRIGHT COPY OF GOLDSMITH'S 'ANIMATED NATURE'

      Fullarton, 1847. 2 vols., 8vo., First Edition thus, with engraved portrait frontispiece, frontispiece to second volume COLOURED BY HAND, engraved and printed titles (THE FORMER COLOURED BY HAND), and 69 engraved plates ALL FINELY COLOURED BY HAND, first few leaves of first volume lightly browned, a few margins mildly spotted; strongly bound in nineteenth century half calf, green ribbed cloth sides, backs with five flat bands tooled in gilt, second compartments with red leather labels ruled and lettered in gilt, all other compartments elaborately tooled in blind, red sprinkled edges, expertly recased with new grey endpapers to style, a very good, bright, crisp copy. With the nineteenth century engraved armorial bookplate oF M. Hamilton Graham on front paste-downs. Crisp copy of a richly illustrated work notorious for completeness and placement of plates. Here the plates are placed throughout the two volumes by taxonomy rather than numerical sequence. WANTING ONLY THREE PLATES (21,31, 38) AND THUS UNUSUALLY NEAR COMPLETE.

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        Oeuvres complètes, avec les suites par M. LESSON..., Illustrées de 500 sujets. Dessinés par Boullet et gravés sur bois par Carbonneau

      Levêque, 1845, 1847. 20 volumes, in-12 demi-basane cerise, dos à nerfs, filets fleurons et roulettes noirs et dorés. 69 gravures hors-texte, la plupart sous serpente, dont 2 cartes repliées et le planisphère. Tables pour chaque section. Infimes frottements, très rares rousseurs. Bel exemplaire très agréablement relié. «Voilà Buffon, le vrai Buffon pour nous !... C'est bien moins l'hypothèse qui est à admirer, dans ce majestueux manieur d'hypothèses, que l'ordre dans lequel il les dresse et fait avec elles de grands spectacles!» Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly. Se souvient-on qu'au XIX° s. Buffon, pour sa science comme pour sa plume, était au panthéon des Lumières avec Montesquieu, Voltaire, Rousseau et Diderot ?

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        Designs for Schools and School Houses parochial and national

      London John Williams 1847 Tinted lithographed title with hand coloured lettering, 20 lithographed plates, of which 8 are tinted. Facing texts within decorative borders. Folio 440x330mm gilt blocked on upper board, blind stamped on lower with gilt spine lettering. Slightly bumped on corners and head and base of spine else a very good copy. Illustrates designs for schools and school houses with plans and perspective views of completed projects. Named projects include Childerditch School,Essex and the Commercial School, Bury St. Edmunds. Kendall was an advocate of gothic style and urged its use in school design. In the 1850s many British schools were built adopting this style. Kendall, an architect was seemingly more interested in the design of the building than how the school might operate as an educational establishment and therefore his ground plans do not always "work" as spaces for eduaction. An important text on school design nonetheless. .

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        Gallerie der Costüme auf historischen nationellen und characteristischen Grundlagen für dar Theater herausgegeben und mit Erläuterungen über den Ursprung dir Anwendung und das Chararteristische derselben begleitet.

      Berlin, Winckelmann & Söhne (ca. 1847). (10) 96 p. (+ 114) Contemporary half Leather with 5 raised bands, partly gilt-edged, 4° (Costume book by Louis Schneider published for the design of costumes for theaters. Contains 114 handcoloured prints with an explanation, 4 with heraldic symbols and the others depicting 2 or 3 figures wearing clothes from countries and cultures around the world. With an index by nationality, social class, century etc.).

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        Stein and Pozzo di Borgo as portrayed by His Excellency Count Ouvaroff, Minister Of Public Instuction In The Russian Empire.

      Ridgway London 1847 - Octavo (22.5 × 15 cm), pp. iv, [5]–24; first and last pages dust-soiled, a couple of stains to the title; uncut and stab-sewn as issued, vertical crease where previously folded, fore-edge a little ragged. First edition in English of these reminiscences of Baron vom Stein (1757–1831) and Count Pozzo di Borgo (1764–1842), both of whom had served in Russia under Alexander I, and their connections to Napoleon I. Published originally in French in 1846, this sketch came out in English translation by D. Forbes Campbell already a year later. Our copy bears a presentation inscription from the translator to Napoleon III, who was elected the President of the French Second Republic the following year: "à Son Altesse, Le Prince Napoleon L. Bonaparte temoignage d'estime et d'amitié de la part de D. Forbes Campbell Londres 20 Avril '47'". The work was written by Count Ouvaroff (1786 - 1855), a Russian classical scholar best remembered as an influential imperial statesman under Nicholas I of Russia. "A few copies were printed at St. Petersburg for the distribution among the literary and political friends of the author. Ten of these copies were sent to Paris, where, through the indiscretion of some person, detached portions appeared in the French newspapers, and to complete the indelicacy of the proceeding, the name of the author was divulged" (Preface). WorldCat locates only 2 copies outside Europe, at Trinity College, CT and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Estray: A Collection of Poems

      William D. Ticknor and Co, Boston 1847 - First edition. Original glazed cream boards with paper spine label. Contemporary gift inscription, and a little foxing, else a superlative and fine copy. Apparently the original owner fashioned a dustwrapper from printed purple paper, and this jacket appears never to have been off the book. A poetry anthology with contributions by Longfellow, and many others. As nice a copy as one is likely to see. BAL 12088 only 1150 copies printed. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Notebook of Medical Remedies (Receipts Book)

      1847-1864. Full Calf. Very Good. Oblong, 13 by 21.5 cm. Handwritten medical recipes and concoctions, both human and some equine. A total of 59 pages of text, starting at both ends of the book, with many blanks in between -- over 100 blank pages. Ten pages starting at the front are just notations for the receipt of funds; these are helpful in terms of dating and location. The other end is entirely recipes, and thus of far greater interest in terms of content. Recipes are for such things as purgative horse balls, Golan tincture, Breed's Bitter Tincture, a cure for Rheumatism, a treatment for Rheumatism of horses, balms for scratches, medicines for fever, cholera, Scarlet Fever, ague, and Pink Eye; a stomach bitter, a treatment for dysentery, a tooth powder, cough mixtures and syrups, and on and on. With pills, powders, syrups, creams, oils, teas, etc. Unusual concoctions include McNair's Blister and other blisters. All written in a neat, near calligraphic hand. Heavy wear to the cover. Some scattered soiling. Marbled endpapers.

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        The Physiology of Digestion, with Experiments on the Gastric Juice.; Corrected by Samuel Beaumont

      Burlington: Chauncey Goodrich, 1847. Second edition. Wear at extremities; browning and foxing, bookplate, owner's name on title/From the Collection of Allan B. Kirsner, M.D. 8vo. 304 pp. Original embossed cloth, gilt-lettered on spine. "Alexis St. Martin, a Canadian half-breed who had sustained a gastric fistula, was treated and investigated by Beaumont. With his human medium, Beaumont as the first to study digestion and the movements of the stomach in vivo. His work on the subject was the most important before Pavlov" (Garrison-Morton-Norman 989). The first edition was published in Plattsburgh, NY in 1833 titled 'Experiments and observations on the gastric juice, and the physiology of digestion'. It remains the most important book published in that city. See for the first edition Dibner, Heralds of Science 130; Norman 152; Wellcome II, 123; Waller 805. Cordasco 60-0067.

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        Map of South Australia, New South Wales, Van Diemens [sic] Land, and Settled parts of Australia. Respectfully dedicated to Major Sir T.L. Mitchell ..

      London, James Wyld, Charing Cross East, [circa 1847-48]. 600 x 953 mm (printed surface), partially hand-coloured in outline, cut into 24 panels and mounted on linen (as issued), folding to a compact 210 x 125 mm. Mild signs of use and age; some light (relevant) pencilling, mainly to the unexplored areas of South Australia; entire perimeter of the map neatly reinforced with a thin strip of cloth; paper on the two cloth panels exposed when the map is folded is not original, but mounted on one of the inside cloth panels is the publisher's printed list of new maps (possibly removed from the original slipcase, now no longer present); a very good copy, loosely inserted in a functional ribbon-tied watered cloth portfolio with a typewritten title-label. Possibly Tooley 1417 ('Revised, Corner Basin, Port Albert and Albert Town &c inserted'; these are near Wilson's Promontory). A large and detailed map, with insets featuring Adelaide, Sydney, and Van Diemens [sic] Land, and a very large and detailed inset of the settled portions of south-western Western Australia.

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        The Queen's Visit to Jersey, September 3rd 1846.

      Jersey Philip Falle 1847 - First edition. Large folio (65 x 48cm. approx.), additional pictorial lithograph title, 25 lithographs, subsribers' list at end, final 2 plates with neat marginal repairs not affecting image, original red morocco-backed cloth boards, gilt vignette to upper copy, neat repairs to cover edges, lightly worn, a very good copy. A superb series of large format lithographs of Jersey. John le Capelain (1812-1848) who came to be known as Jean, was born, in London, the son of Jerseyman, Samuel Le Capelain (1785-1850), and Elizabeth Anne Pinckney (1782-1851), from England. Today Le Capelain is probably best remembered for a series of watercolours of Jersey which were presented by the States of Jersey to Queen Victoria in commemoration of her visit to the island in September 1846. Bound in red morocco they were presented to the Queen by four States members the following year. The volume contained 16 etchings of Jersey scenes and six of the visit itself. They were subsequently turned into lithographs and published by Philip Falle in the present work. Queen Victoria chose three of the originals to be included in her personal souvenir album which recorded her travels in pictures. The three scenes chosen depict various aspects of St Aubin's Bay which she found so inspiring. Abbey Scenery 553. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      London, John Murray, 1847 [first issue, with the January 1847 publisher's catalogue]. Octavo, two volumes, lii, [ii] (list of plates and maps, verso blank), 366 pages plus 7 vignettes (on 10 unnumbered chapter fly-title leaves), 5 tinted lithographs (one of them a four-panel panorama), and 6 maps (2 of them folding, including a long chart of Wilkes' discoveries); and [v]-x, [ii] (list of plates and maps, verso blank), 448, 16 (publisher's catalogue, dated January 1847) pages with a vignette on page 387 (and an unlisted illustration on page 401) plus 10 vignettes (on 13 unnumbered chapter fly-title leaves), 3 tinted lithographs, and 2 maps (including the large folding 'South Polar Chart shewing the Discoveries and Track of HMS Erebus and Terror during the years 1840,1,2,3'). Original gilt-pictorial and blind-decorated blue cloth (possibly recased at an early date, with endpapers replaced and edges trimmed and lightly speckled); cloth lightly marked, rubbed, and with very light wear to the head of the spines (the latter a little sunned, a problem endemic to the cloth, according to Rosove); tidemarks to three plates in the first volume (barely noticeable from the image side on two of them, and affecting only the bottom margin clear of the image on the panorama); a very crisp and attractive set. Rosove 276 (not noting the unlisted illustration): 'a cornerstone of the Antarctic literature and a monument to one of mankind's greatest expeditions of geographical and scientific exploration'; Taurus Collection 9; Renard 1328. The expedition was 'the first to enter what is known today as the Ross Sea, the first to sight the Admiralty Mountains, the first to see Victoria Land, Ross Island, Mounts Erebus and Terror, and the Ross Ice Shelf, amongst other momentous discoveries' (The 'Taurus' Collection).

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        Travels in Peru, during the Years 1838—1842. On the Coast, in the Sierra, across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests. Translated from the German by Thomasina Ross.

      London: David Bogue, 1847 - Octavo. Original green horizontal-ribbed cloth, gilt titles and decorative blind panels to spine, panel-stamps to covers in blind incorporating arabesque cornerpieces, yellow surface-paper endpapers. Later owner's red calligraphic ink-stamp to initial advertisement leaf. Spine and parts of covers sunned to tan, slight marking to front board, stronger to rear, bumping to extremities, frontispiece lightly spotted and offset, very light foxing to last few leaves, small star-shaped ink stamp to rear free endpaper. Tinted lithographic frontispiece, wood-engraved vignette to title page. First edition in English, the year after the original German publication. Swiss naturalist von Tschudi (1818-1889) spent five years in Peru, collecting plants and zoological specimens, studying Incan antiquities and the Quechua Indians, and covering ground "previously untrodden by any European traveller" (translator's preface). There is also much description of local geography, agriculture, and natural resources, as well as a detailed account of Lima. Henze V pp. 357-9; Howgego IV T42. [Attributes: First Edition]

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