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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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        The Fruits and Fruit Trees of America; or, The Culture, Propagation, and Management, in the Garden and Orchard, of Fruit Trees generally.

      Wiley & Putnam, New York 1847 - xiv,594pp. plus sixty-seven colored lithograph plates. Modern black morocco, spine gilt. Light scattered foxing, but plates generally clean, with tissue guards. With Beautiful Color Plates of American Fruits The first edition to contain colored plates of "the standard American pomological authority" (Hedrick). A.J. Downing and his brother, Charles, revolutionized both American landscape gardening and American fruit growing in the 1840s, the latter with the publication of this book in 1845. This 1847 edition employs the same plates, but it is printed on larger paper and adds the handsome color plates which only appear in this edition and one issued in 1850. After A.J. Downing's death, the book went through some twenty editions in the 19th century under Charles' editorship. The text makes no reference to the lovely plates of apples, pears, cherries, plums, berries, and other fruits, and as Plesch says, they "seem to have crept into the volume by stealth." The Plesch copy and the one recorded by Bennett each contain only sixty-nine plates; however, we have handled copies with varying numbers of plates, and this copy has sixty-seven. The plates were actually produced in Paris and shipped to America to be bound with the book. The final product is a lovely and important volume. Bennett, p.35; Hedrick, p.486; Meisel III, p.441; Oak Spring Pomona 60; Plesch Sale 219. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        YOKA HIROKU:10 VOLS. + 5 VOLS. SUPPLEMENT: ZOKU YOKA HIROKU:SECRET RECORD OF DER

      - Edo 1847-1859, Izumi-ya/Kawachi. Blue stitched wrs.,15 vols. bound in 17 fascicles, 16.6 x 25.7 cm., 74 color, 55 b.w. woodblock printeds, complete work, 15 uniform volumes,a very clean & solid copy. RARELY found complete. FIRST EDITION *** *** *** . . . A FAMOUS AND EARLY WORK ON TUMOROLOGY . . . LAVISHLY COLOR ILLUSTRATED BY WOODBLOCK PRINTS . . . * A RARE AND COMPLETE SET OF 17 VOLUMES: YOKA HIROKU together with the Supplement: ZOKU YOKA HIROKU. An important medical text on recognition & treatment of anthraces [carbuncle, or tumors]. . * THE COMPLETE SET: This set title was commonly catalogued by bibliographers as a 10 vol. set bound in 12 fascicles. This is correct for the first part of the title series. The second part, the supplement contains additional volumes, numbered 1-5. . The first part was published in 10 volumes in 1847, the supplement in 5 volumes, published 1859. It is not difficult to see how these two parts published at different times were not always put together by bibliographers. This work is now considered complete in 17 bound parts, consisting of 15 numbered volumes, including the supplements. . *** COLLATION OF THE ILLUSTRATIONS: The first part contained 18 color and 27 b.w. woodcut illustrations. The supplement contains 56 color, 28 b.w. woodcut illustrations. . * PAGINATION: The pagination is: First Series: Vols. 1-10 [bound in 12 vols.] Vol.1: 40p.; vol.2: 27p.; vol.3: 17p.; vol.4a: 34p; vol.4b: 35-64p; vol.5: 25p; vol.6a:24; vol.6b: 25-48p.; vol.7: 19p.; vol.8a: 31p; vol.8b:32-64p; vol.9: 16p; vol.10: 46p. . Supplement Series: Vols.1-5 [bound in 5 vols.] Vol.1: 36p.; vol.2: 39p; vol.3: 39p.; vol.4: 37p.; vol.5: 45+2p. . * GALAXY ILLUSTRATED: . Mestler illustrated a very small percent of his books. He strictly illustrated exceptionally unusual, fascinating and unique examples. This work illustrates a large number of unusual and unique examples showing amputation, unusual diseases, strange growths, tumors and other unique and bizarre illness. . * HOMMA GENCHO [1804-1872]: The celebrated physician HOMMA used several "Go" [studio names]: Kiyokuken, Sohken & Sukaki, he was popularly known as Gencho. . Homma was a Rangaku-sha [student of Dutch learning] who studied under the famous Dutch physician PHILIPP FRANZ VON SIEBOLD, who lived on Deshima Island in Nagasaki bay. . Mestler devoted more than a page to Homma and this book, stressing the importance of the book, illustrations and the author. . Homma was one of founders of modern medicine in Japan, who was from the Mito Han-I. In the clan he was a surgeon and served the feudal lord of Mito [just outside of Edo or today's Tokyo]. . Homma performed early vaccination in Mito area, at a time when this was largely unknown. Homma was a pupil of Hanaoka, a famous physician an author of medical treatise. . Fujikawa stated about this work: ".splendid.caused a rise in Japanese surgery." See below, p.58 . Homma did an amputation of a thigh on a patient with gangrene in 1857, in 1858 did a lateral operation for stone and other difficult procedures including extirpation of varicocele with success." Fujikawa p.58 and illustrations in GALAXY, p.139. . Mestler stated: ".Japanese surgeons of more than a century ago, often employed the burning of moxa to cauterize certain kinds of external tumors.and a series of colored wood-block prints showing that practice in a particular case, with the successive state in the treatment. A timorous excretion [?] from the uterus was described and figured as was an almost fantastic tumor [sarcoma] of the scalp "like an 'open flower,' of an incurable type." GALAXY plate IV, figure C. . Other very unusual color illustrations show a human with "a kind of tumor in the form of a tail, like a dog's," and a "bloody tumor [hemangioma] of the knee, having some part hard and some part soft, with blood vessels seen like a snake" [the treatment of the latter tumor was by burning with a heated iron]. A "stony tumor" [calculus?] found in the urine of a

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        Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842 and to Oregon and North California in the Years 1843 - 44

      Hall & Dickerson, Syracuse 1847 - 427 pp. plus 4 pp. advertisements Octavo. original brown cloth, gilt-lettered green morocco label on spine. Illustrated with large folding map "Map of Oregon, California, New Mexico, N.W. Texas, & the Proposed Territory of Ne-Bras-Ka" by Rufus B. Sage, 1846. Two additional plates. This edition is the only one which contains Sage's map which had been issued earlier in his "Scenes in the Rocky Mountains." Wheat notes that the map was based on Fremont's 1845 map, and add "the map was one of the earliest to depict the finally determined Oregon boundary." The map is also significant in that it was useful to the many immigrants who crossed the plains from 1847 throught the gold rush. FrŽmont's account of his first and second expeditions was among the most popular and influential Trans-Mississippi travel narratives of the nineteenth century. By providing the first accurate geographical information on the routes through the Rocky Mountains, he generated considerable enthusiasm for westward expansion and the overland migration that characterized the years of the Gold Rush. [ Howes F-370 ("Best Editon"). Wagner-Camp 115.9. Wheat, Transmississippi 527. Zamorano Eighty, #39]. Spine extremities and edges worn, lettering on label worn, some light to moderate foxing, inner margins with small stab holes, otherwise excellent. Wanting the large folding map, else complete with other maps and all plates [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nouveau procédé pour produire, au moyen de la vapeur, d'éther, l'insensibilité chez les individus soumis ŕ des opérations chirurgicales. In Comptes rendues de l'Academie des Sciences

      Paris, 1847. Pirogov, Nicolai (1810-81). Nouveau procédé pour produire, au moyen de la vapeur d'éther, l'insensibilité chez les individus soumis ŕ des opérations chirurgicales. In Comptes rendus de l'Académie des Sciences 24 (1847): 789. Whole number. 757-824pp. 263 x 216 mm. Original printed wrappers; in a cloth slipcase. Fine copy. First Edition, journal issue. Pirogov, the great Russian military surgeon, was the first to practice rectal anesthesia. Pirogov organized the introduction of surgical anesthesia in Russia, and made a number of important contributions to the field: "He was the first to describe the negative effects of general anesthesia and the possibility of severe complications . . . He also described many of the modern methods of anesthesia, including inhaled endotracheal anesthesia, intravenous anesthetics, rectal use of anesthetics, and spinal anesthesia" (Ericksson, Miller's Anesthesia, p. 52). He was also one of the first to used ether anesthesia on the battlefield. Garrison-Morton.com 5655.

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        2 eigenh. Briefe mit U. Paris, 29. VI. 1847 und 26. V. 1855.

      1847. 4 SS. 8vo. Mit eh. beschr. Kuvert. An den Herausgeber eines Feuilletons mit dem Programm einer bevorstehenden Eröffnung bzw. der Bitte, einige Zeilen darüber in der nächsten Ausgabe zu drucken (1855).

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        YOKA HIROKU:10 VOLS. + 5 VOLS. SUPPLEMENT: ZOKU YOKA HIROKU:SECRET RECORD OF DER

      Edo 1847-1859, Izumi-ya/Kawachi. Blue stitched wrs.,15 vols. bound in 17 fascicles, 16.6 x 25.7 cm., 74 color, 55 b.w. woodblock printeds, complete work, 15 uniform volumes,a very clean & solid copy. RARELY found complete. FIRST EDITION *** *** A FAMOUS AND EARLY WORK ON TUMOROLOGY LAVISHLY COLOR ILLUSTRATED BY WOODBLOCK PRINTS A RARE AND COMPLETE SET OF 17 VOLUMES: YOKA HIROKU together with the Supplement: ZOKU YOKA HIROKU. An important medical text on recognition & treatment of anthraces [carbuncle, or tumors]. THE COMPLETE SET: This set title was commonly catalogued by bibliographers as a 10 vol. set bound in 12 fascicles. This is correct for the first part of the title series. The second part, the supplement contains additional volumes, numbered 1-5. The first part was published in 10 volumes in 1847, the supplement in 5 volumes, published 1859. It is not difficult to see how these two parts published at different times were not always put together by bibliographers. This work is now considered complete in 17 bound parts, consisting of 15 numbered volumes, including the supplements. COLLATION OF THE ILLUSTRATIONS: The first part contained 18 color and 27 b.w. woodcut illustrations. The supplement contains 56 color, 28 b.w. woodcut illustrations. PAGINATION: The pagination is: First Series: Vols. 1-10 [bound in 12 vols.] Vol.1: 40p.; vol.2: 27p.; vol.3: 17p.; vol.4a: 34p; vol.4b: 35-64p; vol.5: 25p; vol.6a:24; vol.6b: 25-48p.; vol.7: 19p.; vol.8a: 31p; vol.8b:32-64p; vol.9: 16p; vol.10: 46p. Supplement Series: Vols.1-5 [bound in 5 vols.] Vol.1: 36p.; vol.2: 39p; vol.3: 39p.; vol.4: 37p.; vol.5: 45+2p. GALAXY ILLUSTRATED: . Mestler illustrated a very small percent of his books. He strictly illustrated exceptionally unusual, fascinating and unique examples. This work illustrates a large number of unusual and unique examples showing amputation, unusual diseases, strange growths, tumors and other unique and bizarre illness. HOMMA GENCHO [1804-1872]: The celebrated physician HOMMA used several "Go" [studio names]: Kiyokuken, Sohken & Sukaki, he was popularly known as Gencho. Homma was a Rangaku-sha [student of Dutch learning] who studied under the famous Dutch physician PHILIPP FRANZ VON SIEBOLD, who lived on Deshima Island in Nagasaki bay. Mestler devoted more than a page to Homma and this book, stressing the importance of the book, illustrations and the author. Homma was one of founders of modern medicine in Japan, who was from the Mito Han-I. In the clan he was a surgeon and served the feudal lord of Mito [just outside of Edo or today's Tokyo]. Homma performed early vaccination in Mito area, at a time when this was largely unknown. Homma was a pupil of Hanaoka, a famous physician an author of medical treatise. Fujikawa stated about this work: "...splendid...caused a rise in Japanese surgery." See below, p.58 Homma did an amputation of a thigh on a patient with gangrene in 1857, in 1858 did a lateral operation for stone and other difficult procedures including extirpation of varicocele with success." Fujikawa p.58 and illustrations in GALAXY, p.139. Mestler stated: "...Japanese surgeons of more than a century ago, often employed the burning of moxa to cauterize certain kinds of external tumors...and a series of colored wood-block prints showing that practice in a particular case, with the successive state in the treatment. A timorous excretion [?] from the uterus was described and figured as was an almost fantastic tumor [sarcoma] of the scalp "like an 'open flower,' of an incurable type." GALAXY plate IV, figure C. Other very unusual color illustrations show a human with "a kind of tumor in the form of a tail, like a dog's," and a "bloody tumor [hemangioma] of the knee, having some part hard and some part soft, with blood vessels seen like a snake" [the treatment of the latter tumor was by burning with a heated iron]. A "stony tumor" [calculus?] found in the urine of a female, but sometimes also found in the walls of the vagina or uterus or bladder, was described and illustrated. Many unusual and fascinating illustrations: "...bubos, carbuncles, tumors of the skin, mammary cancer, atesia of vagina and anus, hemorrhoids, urinary and fecal retention, gonorrhea, chancre, micro-penis, impotence & polydactyly..." There is also a section on dermatology and description of dental surgery instruments, as well as color illustrations of surgical instruments, suturing, bandaging &c. THE ILLUSTRATIONS: This work is lavishly illustrated, with a good number of color pages showing in much realistic detail the maladies and illness of early 19th century Japanese. There are also a substantial number of expertly executed line drawings. A DUTCH INFLUENCED TEXT: Homma apparently used Sugita's Japanese translation of the Dutch book: DOCTRINA DE MORBIS VENEREIS of Joseph Jakob von Plenck in parts of the Yoka Hiroku, per Mestler, p.132. DATE ERROR: Mestler has made an error on the date, most likely a typo, as the actual colophon date of volume 10 reads: Koka 4th year winter" [1847], rather than 1837 date he quotes on p.132 et al. in GALAXY. CONDITION: The set is uniformly bound in the original blue covers with title slips. The front cover of vol.1 is a bit dusty & minor soiled, with a stain. The back cover and the other covers are by and large clean, with the usual minor scuffing to the corners & extremities. There is a small white label on each front cover at lower right, with numbers. Overall this is a very nice, clean set, solidly bound and stitched. The set has very wide top margins, as issued and was not trimmed. The contents are bright and clean, with some minor old worming: vol.I: the last few pages upper margin vol.II-III none vol.IV [part 1]: front cover and first few & last few pages, a bit of the back cover vol. IV [part 2] center 1/3 of lower margin vol. V, VI [part 1] none; vol. vol. [part 2] a bit on upper margin vol. VII a tiny bit in upper margin vol. VIII [part 1] center a few pages vol. VIII [part 2] none; vol. IX in the margin of a few last pages vol. X last few pages of publisher's listings, text not affected, a few small holes in margins & on title slip, else solid. There are a few minor stains mostly in the margins here and there, several cinnabar Hanko [chops or seals] decorate the title pages of a few volumes in the first part only, from previous ownership, which do not detract but add good provenance. By and large the set is clean, solid and in rather good condition for a book some 170 years old. BIBLIOIGRAPHY: Gordon E. Mestler: A GALAXY OF OLD JAPANESE MEDICAL BOOKS WITH MISCELLANEOUS NOTES ON EARLY MEDICINE IN JAPAN: pp.132, 138-139, plate IV: figures B,C & D; pp.154-156., index has several other entries. MESTLER, Gordon E. INTRODUCTION TO WESTERN INFLUENCES IN PRE-MEIJI JAPANESE MEDICINE. NOTE: Please visit our website , we have the above two reference books in stock. Willis N. Whitney; NOTES ON THE HISTORY OF MEDICAL PROGRESS IN JAPAN: item #1487, 1488; pp.449, 314, 824, 457. Two variant title examples are cited. [KURE, S.] REPORT OF THE MEDICAL EXHIBITION VI CONGRESS OF THE FAR EASTERN ASSOCIATON OF TROPICAL MEDICINE 1925. THE EXHIBITION COMMITTEE OF THE CONGRESS, TOKYO, p.28, number 137. FUJIKAWA,Y.: JAPANESE MEDICINE: p.58, & plates 2 & 3. translated by John Ruhrah. KERLEN, H. CATALOGUE OF PRE-MEIJI JAPANESE BOOKS & MAPS IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS IN THE NETHERLANDS: p.792, #1877. He lists this as a 12 volume set, 1-16 'kan' or parts. Our set is described, complete 15 volume set, bound in 17 parts. Ours is: vol. 1-10 in 12 bound parts, plus 5 supplemental volumes bound in 5, the complete work. Ours varies from Kerlen's entry. It was not unusual to bind multiple volumes by combining some volumes into a single volume, therefore volume count can vary by publisher and binders. Contents by and large remains the same. We think his set was lacking the last volume, #5 of the supplement. KSM [Igaku] 7-875-1 Hoffman. no 113. Kraft. vol.4, no. 309 SCOPE vol. iv, no.9, Spring 1956. Shows color plates from the 1847 edition. .

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        THE EXPEDITION TO BORNEO OF H.M.S. DIDO, For the Suppressionof Piracy: With Extr

      - London 1847, Chapman. Blue blind-stamped cloth, 2 vol. set: 429+315p., frontis, 11 litho plates, 6 folding maps, table, 13.5 x 22 cm.,gilt-stamped spines, mended hinge splits,solid feint stain first 2 p. vol.1,2, else contents clean, 3rd ed. This is an early account of Borneo and Sarawak, is the result of the stationing of the Dido under the command of Henry Keppel in the area following the Chinese War. It is largely based on journal of James Brooke, who had distinguished himself in service during the Burmese War, and who devoted his life to the study of Asiatic Archipelago. * The work contains interesting appendices with a Malayan Dayak glossary, J. Hunt's "Sketches of Borneo' communicated in 1812 to Raffles, and Brooke's "Proposed Exploring Expedition to the Asiatic Archipelago" in 1838. * With tinted lithographic plates [found in the First Edition only] of landscapes after G. Hawkins. . Quoting from Hill: "Keppel, a British naval officer who had served in the Opium War, participated in the campaigns against the Borneo pirates in 1843-4."The first volume concerns itself with Brook's exploits in Sarawak from 1838-42.Dyaks, the opening &c. Keppel, a British naval officer who had served in the Opium War, participated in the campaigns against the Borneo pirates in 1843-4." The first volume concerns itself with Brook's exploits in Sarawak from 1838-42.Dyaks, the opening &c. *** REFERENCE: TOYO BUNKO: CLASSIFIED CATALOGUE OF BOOKS IN WESTERN LANGUAGES ON SOUTH-EAST ASIA IN THE TOYO BUNKO, p.142. * Hill p.162 * Allibone 1025 * Brunet 20743 ***

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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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        Travels in Lycia, Milyas, and the Cibyratis in Company with the late Rev. E.T. Daniell.

      London John Van Voorst 1847 - First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo., xxiv, 302; viii, 332pp., 4 pages ads dated December 1845 at end of first volume, 2 lithographed frontispieces and 7 plates after Spratt and Forbes, 3 engraved plates showing inscriptions and coins, 15 plans, some folding, and 1 folding geological map, wood-engraved illustrations in the text, contemporary calf gilt, spines worn, labels defective, all edges gilt, a very good set. The first comprehensive archaeological and geological survey and description of the area. Spratt travelled in H.M.S. Beacon to Lycia to remove antiquities discovered by Sir Charles Fellowes. The party remained in Asia Minor while the ship was refitted, and they travelled into the interior where they discovered the site of Telmessus. Atabey 1173; Blackmer 1589. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Einathmung der Schwefeläther-Dünste zur Verhütung und Tilgung der Schmerzen. Eine Schrift für Aerzte und Nichtärzte.

      Quedlingburg und Leipzig, Druck und Verlag von Gottfr. Basse, 1847, 8, VI, 46 pp., 1 gefalt. lith. Taf. mit 9 Abb., OBrosch. etwas fleckig. Erste Ausgabe - Selten!

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        Uber die Gottheiten der Etrusker. Eine in der Königl. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin vorgelesene Abhandlung. Mit sieben Kupfertafeln.

      Berlin, Druckerei der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften 1847 - in-4, [2]-64 pp., avec 7 planches gravées au trait "in fine", demi-veau vert, dos lisse orné de filets et pointillés dorés, tranches mouchetées (reliure de l'époque). Abondantes rousseurs. Bon exemplaire. En 1837, de retour de son séjour de quinze ans à Rome, l'archéologue et philologue Eduard Gerhard (1795-1867) avait rapporté la matière de plusieurs ouvrages sur l'étruscologie, notamment la masse considérable de vases et de miroirs découverts à Vulci. Seulement trois exemplaires au CCF (BnF, INHA et Strasbourg).

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        Historia Placitorum Coronae. The History of the Pleas of the Crown, First Published from his Lordship's Original Manuscript, and the Several References to the Records Examined by the Original, with Notes by Sollom Emlyn with a Table of Principal Matters Two Volumes

      Robert H. Small, Philadelphia 1847 - Hardcover. Scarce First American Edition of this seminal treatise by Sir Matthew Hale first published posthumously in 1736. Sir Matthew (1609 - 1676) was an influential barrister and judge who served as the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of the King's Bench whose central legacy is considered by many to be this work on capital offenses. It included two sections, one on the substantive law and one on associated procedures. The American edition provides notes and references to every relevant federal and state statute and case by W.A. Stokes and E. Ingersoll of the Philadelphia Bar. This work thus gives U.S. lawyers the applications of common law to the statutes and cases relevant to their their jurisdictions and legal issues. With tables of cases, principal matters, and abbreviations. Bound in tan leather with red title labels to spines. Spines are browned and creased, corners are lightly bumped and soiled. Small gouge to lower left front cover in Volume I. Offsetting to free endpapers and occasional spots on pages. The book was owned by Baltimore attorney William C. Holland, with his ownership signature dated 3/12/42 on title page of Volume I and name stamp on page edges and spine. He has written pencil notes on the pastedowns and free front endpaper in both volumes (including when he started and finished reading the book) and has underlined some passages in the book in light pencil. Still a very good copy of this important edition of Hale's treatise. Volume I: 751 pages; Volume II: 644 pages. LAW/071217. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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]. - 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. 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) Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1100 28 x 34 cm, Halbleder mit aufmontierter Deckelillustration [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Zur Lehre von dem Verhältniss der Gagnlienköper zu den Nervenfasern. Neue Beiträge von F.H. Bidder. Nebst einem Anhange von A.W. Volkmann.

      - Leipzig, Druck und Verlag von Breitkopf und Haertel, 1847, 4°, (4), 72 pp., mit 2 C.B. Reichert gezeichneten lith. Tafeln mit 14 Abbildungen, feiner Pappband im Stil d.Zt. üRare - First Edition! Alfred Volkmann (1801-1877), Georg Bidder (1810-1894), and the Neuroanatomical School at the University of Tartu "In 1842, the German physiologist and anatomist Alfred Wilhelm Volkmann and the Baltic-German physiologist and anatomist Friedrich Karl Georg Heinrich von Bidder published a small monograph dealing with the sympathetic nervous System, which attracted the attention of the neuroscience community (Bidder & Volkmann, 1842). It was a time when Volkmann resided at the University of Dorpat (now Tartu, Estonia), which was locatcd on the territory of Livonia, then part of the tsarist Russian Empire. Although Volkmann's stay in Tartu was relatively short (1837-1843), the number of papers he published suggests that for him it was a relatively fertile period. Similarly, Bidder also published a number of papers at that time." "There was certain disunity in the sympathetic (autonomic) nervous System research field; there was an open question as to whether it was independent or rather was linked to the ccrcbrospinal nervous System. In their work, Bidder and Volkmann first conducted a detailed analysis of the knowledge of the sympathetic nerves and ganglia of that time, including a very detailed description of the findings of Purkyne, Valentin, J. F. Rosenthal, and Pappenheim, which they compared with Remak's findings (Bidder & Volkmann, 1842). Based on their own anatomical observations, the authors further concluded that the sympathetic nervous System contained two types of fibers, those that were thick and myelinated (spinal) or thin and unmyelinated. Furthermore, fibers were not interconnected with ganglion bodies. For a more detailed differentiation of fibers, they used the micrometer procedure developed by Volkmann, in which they precisely measured the fiber's diameter. In addition, Bidder and Volkmann studied the relationship between the mentioned types of fibers in different areas of the peripheral nervous System. In the ramus communicans of frogs, they found that about two thirds of the fibers were of a cerebrospinal origin and the rest that of sympathetic origin; similarly, in somatic nerves they found approximately 10% of thin fibers. Conversely, the nerve fibers leading to the mucosa, esophagus, stomach, intestines, and bladder were almost exclusively composed of thin fibers, and, moreover, according to Bidder and Volkmann, these fibers did not originate in the brain or spinal cord and, therefore, the sympathetic nervous System was independent." "Simultancously to Wagner, Bidder (1847) later published work on the relationship between the ganglion bodies and nerve fibers with an afterword by Volkmann, who at that time worked at the University of Halle. Although Bidder's and Wagner's observations were almost the same, their Interpretation was different. While Wagner rightly described fibers protruding from the ganglion cells, Bidder was convinced that, in the peripheral nervous System, the ganglion body was the thickening of the nerve fiber. This interpretation reflects the fact that Bidder was primarily a physiologist (Stieda, 1899). According to him, this body contained a grainy pale yellow viscous substance with a nucleus and one or two nucleoli. The ganglion body floated in the expansion of the nerve fiber in the nervous fluid; it was, therefore, clear that fibers could not come out of it. Bidder was unsuccessful at finding similar structures in the brain and spinal cord, although he described large ganglion cells with processes already described before him by Purkyne and Hannover; however, he was convinced that those processes were artifacts that appeared during tissue Processing. He was convinced that, during development, first a network of nerve fibers similar to fibrils of connective tissue arose, which . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Traité théorique et pratique des luxations congénitales du fémur, suivi d'un appendice sur la prhophylaxie des luxations spontanées.

      Lyon, Guilbert et Dorier, Paris, J.B.Baillière, 1847, Gr.4, VIII, 264, 23 pp., ( 2 Bl.), 10 gestochene Tafeln, OBrosch. in zubindbarer Schutzmappe Erste Auflage!

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        The New Zealanders Illustrated.

      London McLean 1847 - First edition in book form. Folio. Additional hand-coloured lithographed title-page, 60 hand-coloured lithographs, minimal light foxing, contemporary half red morocco, a bit rubbed, rebacked preserving original spine, a very good example. Angas (1822-1886), was perhaps the most brilliant British depictor of ethnographic types. To perfect himself as a draughtsman, in 1842, he studied anatomical drawing in London, and also learned the art of lithography. In September 1843 he went to South Australia, a colony of which his father was one of the founders. There he joined several of (Sir) George Grey's expeditions, and made sketches in watercolours of the scenery, aborigines, and natural history of South Australia. Proceeding to New Zealand, he travelled over eight hundred miles on foot in the wildest regions, and made sketches of the country as he journeyed. Returning to England, he published his sketches in 1847 in two folio volumes, entitled 'South Australia Illustrated' and 'The New Zealanders Illustrated.' These, along with his South African volume, form a cornerstone of colour-plate travel literature. This work features marvellous plates of the Maori and their environment. Angas depicts them swinging from a pole by rope; their tattoos, etc. Abbey Travel 589; Colas 132; Tooley 61; Hocken p129; Taylor p152. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        OMOO: A NARRATIVE OF ADVENTURES IN THE SOUTH SEAS

      London: John Murray, 1847. First British edition preceeding the American edition by several weeks. Original decorated red cloth covered boards expertly re-backed with new endpapers. Spine stamped in gilt. Frontispiece map showing the relative positions of the Marquesas and Tahiti. Illustration on page 78. 321 pages with 16 pages of publisher's ads at the rear. Signature mark "P" on p. 209 as called for by BAL. Melville's second book preceeded by Typee. Small, neat contemporary owner's name. A tight, very good copy. Internally quite clean and nice. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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

      Darmstadt, Lange, 1847. 24 x 16 cm. 2 Bl., 346 S. Mit gestoch. Titel und 100 Stahlstichtafeln von Poppel, Riegel, Willmann, Rohbock, Richter u.a. nach Lange. HLdr. d. Zt. mit Rtit. und Rvergoldung. Mit zahlreichen Ansichten von Andernach, Bacharach, Bonn, Koblenz, Köln, Laach, Mainz, Oberwesel, Remagen, Rheineck, Rüdesheim, Stolzenfels, Wiesbaden (jeweils mehrere) sowie Altenburg, Asmannshausen, Bingen, Brühl, Godesberg, Limburg, Lorch, Rhens, Weilburg u.a. - Einband leicht berieben. Die Vorsätze mit gebräunten Ecken. Im Schnitt zwei Tintenflecken, insgesamt nur mimial gebräunt und wenige Seiten gering stockfleckig. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Rheinland-Pfalz - Saarland

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        1847 F. A. Pouchet THÉORIE POSITIVE de L'OVULATION SPONTANÉE / SPONTANEOUS GENERATION OF LIFE - 2 VOLUMES including the ATLAS with 20 HAND COLORED PLATES

      Chez J.-B. Bailliere, Paris, France 1847 - THÉORIE POSITIVE de L'OVULATION SPONTANÉE de la FÉCONDATION des MAMMIFÈRES et de L'ESPÈCE HUMAINE, Basée sur L'Observation de Toute la Série Animale. Par F. A. POUCHET (Félix Archimède Pouchet). (English Translation: PROVEN THEORY of SPONTANEOUS OVULATION and FERTILIZATION of MAMMALS and the HUMAN SPECIES, Based on the Observation of the entire Animal Series. By F. A. POUCHET.) Published by Chez J.-B. Bailliere, Libraire de L'Académie Royale de Medecine, PARIS, 1847. First Edition. TEXT IN FRENCH. Two Volumes: The TEXT VOLUME plus the Especially Rare ATLAS VOLUME that contains 20 HAND COLORED PLATES. TEXT VOLUME: Original printed wrappers, 5.5x9 inches (14x22.5 cm), 8vo. Pagination: xxxi, [1], 476, [1] fold open table, [3], 28 irregularly numbered Publisher's advertisement pages. ATLAS VOLUME: Hardcovers, original printed paper covered boards and cloth covered spine, large format 9x12 inches (23x30cm). Contains TWENTY HAND COLORED PLATES, one folding, all with tissue guards. CONDITION: Text Volume GOOD Condition: Some wear and soiling to wrappers including several inches of splitting at the spine folds, wear to the spine ends, and edge wear including some small chips. Internally, the front and rear endpapers are mostly glued to the inside front and rear covers; there is some scattered foxing though most pages are bright and white; many pages are still uncut / unopened. Overall a solid, complete copy with original wrappers. Atlas Volume VERY GOOD Condition: The covers spine has been neatly rebacked with cloth; the covers have some soiling, light staining, and edge wear, but remain solid and are doing their job well; there are two rubber ink stamps on the title page "Property of the N. York Hospital" and "Triplicate"; there are creases and a few tears to some of the tissue guards; otherwise tight, bright, clean, clear and unmarked. The plates are all lovely. (Note: The New York Hospital, whose rubber ink stamp is on the title page of the Atlas volume, was founded in 1771 with a charter from King George III. It is the second oldest hospital in New York City, and the third oldest in the United States.) This Two Volume 1847 First Edition Set with the ORIGINAL ATLAS with its 20 HAND COLORED PLATES is SCARCE. About FÉLIX-ARCHIMÈDE POUCHET (from Wikipedia): ******Félix Archimède Pouchet (b. 1800 d. 1872) was a French naturalist and a LEADING PROPONENT of the SPONTANEOUS GENERATION of LIFE from NON LIVING MATERIALS, and as such an opponent of Louis Pasteur's germ theory. From 1828 he was director of the Rouen Jardin des Plantes. In 1838 he became professor at the School of Medicine at Rouen. In 1847, Pouchet effectively launched the study of the physiology of cytology. His major scientific work Hétérogénie was published in 1859. He also wrote a layperson's encyclopedia The Universe, published in 1870, which gives an overview of the sciences, but in which Pouchet ridicules Louis Pasteur's theories. Pouchet was 60 years old while Louis Pasteur was 37 years old when the heart of the debate about spontaneous generation began. Their opinions on generation originated from two competing theories. Pouchet believed in HETEROGENESIS, which assumed that NEW LIVING ORGANISMS CAME FROM INANIMATE OBJECTS, SUCH AS AIR. The parents of these new organisms were not the same species as the new organism. Pasteur supported the germ theory that said microorganisms arose from germs and those microorganisms came from parents of the same species. He supported the idea that germs were mostly everywhere, including things like air and those germs explained the appearance of microorganisms on different inanimate things.****** You can read much more about Félix-Archimède Pouchet on Wikipedia and elsewhere on the Internet. I believe this is the perfect time to bring the SPONTANEOUS GENERATION OF LIFE theory back to life, given our ruling government no longer believes in real science. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historia Placitorum Coronae. The History of the Pleas of the Crown, First Published from his Lordship's Original Manuscript, and the Several References to the Records Examined by the Original, with Notes by Sollom Emlyn with a Table of Principal Matters Two Volumes

      Philadelphia: Robert H. Small, 1847. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover. Scarce First American Edition of this seminal treatise by Sir Matthew Hale first published posthumously in 1736. Sir Matthew (1609 - 1676) was an influential barrister and judge who served as the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of the King's Bench whose central legacy is considered by many to be this work on capital offenses. It included two sections, one on the substantive law and one on associated procedures. The American edition provides notes and references to every relevant federal and state statute and case by W.A. Stokes and E. Ingersoll of the Philadelphia Bar. This work thus gives U.S. lawyers the applications of common law to the statutes and cases relevant to their their jurisdictions and legal issues. With tables of cases, principal matters, and abbreviations. Bound in tan leather with red title labels to spines. Spines are browned and creased, corners are lightly bumped and soiled. Small gouge to lower left front cover in Volume I. Offsetting to free endpapers and occasional spots on pages. The book was owned by Baltimore attorney William C. Holland, with his ownership signature dated 3/12/42 on title page of Volume I and name stamp on page edges and spine. He has written pencil notes on the pastedowns and free front endpaper in both volumes (including when he started and finished reading the book) and has underlined some passages in the book in light pencil. Still a very good copy of this important edition of Hale's treatise. Volume I: 751 pages; Volume II: 644 pages. LAW/071217.

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        Misère de la philosophie. Réponse à la philosophie de la misère de M. Proudhon.

      Paris & Brussels: A. Frank and C. G. Vogler,, 1847. Octavo. Uncut and partly unopened in the original printed paper wrappers. Wrappers lightly dust soiled, spine perished and partly missing, sewing still very firm, corners and edges a little chipped; without the errata leaf, as often; a very good copy in unrestored condition, preserved in a custom made box. First edition of Marx's caustic attack of Proudhon, "the bitterest attack delivered by one thinker upon another since the celebrated polemics of the Renaissance" (Isaiah Berlin), one of 800 copies. "In 1846 Proudhon published his celebrated book, La Philosophie de la Misère. He and Marx had remained friends, though their relation had not been intimate since the departure of the latter from Paris. Shortly before the appearance of the book, Proudhon wrote to Marx: 'I await your critical rod' (J'attends votre férule critique). He had not long to wait. Marx had no sooner received a copy of the book and read it than he began to write, in French, a reply to it. This was published in Paris and Brussels in 1847 … and forever shattered the friendship of the two men … The book is a masterpiece of polemical writing. Economic criticism does not generally make very fascinating or exhilarating reading, but Marx's book had both merits. The language is singularly simple and beautiful, the scorn is scathing, the satire keen, and the logic impenetrable. Marx smites Proudhon hip and thigh and makes his work appear as trivial as a schoolboy's essay. For readers of a later generation the brilliance of the book has rather tended to obscure its real merit and importance. For us today the importance of the work lies less in its controversial character, the refutation of Proudhon's theories, than in the fact that it contains the first fruits of the immense amount of reading done during the visit to England in the summer of 1845, and a full and generous recognition of that brilliant school of English Ricardian Socialists, from whom he has been charged with "pillaging" his ideas. It has also another and greater merit. In it we get the first approach to a comprehensive exposition of the materialistic conception of history. Here we find elaborated the theory that history must be interpreted in the light of economic development … The Misère de la Philosophie created a sensation in radical circles, as might have been expected, and added considerably to the fame of the author" (John Spargo, Karl Marx: His Life and Work, p. 92f).

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        Zeichner, Graphiker und Schriftsteller (1877-1959). Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      8. 1 S. - Mit eigenh. adress. Kuvert. An "Herrn Hessel / Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden" (eigenh. Adresse a. Kuvert mit dem Absenderstempel: "Professor Alfred Kubin / Wernstein a/Inn"):"Sehr geehrter Herr Hessel - Recht schönen Dank für Ihre Mitteilungen und die 3 Besprechungen - wenn auch nicht da alles besprochen werden kann [Unterstreichungen im Original] so merke ich doch wie vielseitig und interessierend diese Schau ist - Ich verstehe völlig daß es ungemein vertieft ja zur Leidenschaft werden kann wenn man nicht als Zünftiger solche Ausstellungen arrangiert- die Werke zusammen bringt - die Wirkung aufs Publikum beobachtet u. s. w. finden. Diese vorliegende Schau ist aber von besonderer Bedeutung und mir tut es leid sie nicht sehen zu können.Mit ergebenem Gruß Ihr // A. Kubin".- Der 1847 von Bürgern Wiesbadens gegründete Nassauische Kunstverein veranstaltet regelmäßig Ausstellungen zu Förderung zeitgenössischer und experimenteller Kunst. Dort wurde auch Kubin mehrfach ausgestellt.- In unserem Brief geht es um die Ausstellung. "Phantastisches Erleben in Zeichnung und Illustration" im Wiesbadner Kunstverein vom 1. Febr. bis 2. März 1942, die Kubin nicht persönlich besuchen konnte.Ausgestellt wurden Aquarelle, Handzeichnungen u. Graphik der Künstler Otto Coester / Fritz Fischer / Hans Fischer / Heinrich Ilgenfritz / Alfred Kitzig / Alfred Kubin / Hans Meid / Willy Meyer / Hanna Nagel / Hellmut Rabitz / Fritz Rehn / Peter Roehl / Johannes Thiel / Elisabeth Voigt / A. Paul Weber / Franz Wellenstein / Franz Windhagen / Zenta Zizler.

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        L art de magnetiser ou le magnetisme animal considere sous le point de vue theorique, pratique et therapeutique

      - Paris, Germer bailliere 1847. Encuadernado en pergamino duro. 364+32 páginas. Una mancha en el dibujo de la portada y manchas de humedad. 23x14 cm. Ref: 10536 [LS/015290-10536]

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        Méthode nouvelle pour dresser, maîtriser et dompter tous les chevaux au moyen du filet à poulies.

      A. Wesmael-Legros Namur c 1847 - Large landscape 8vo. 16 pp. incl. title and 7 plates lithographed by Carbotte. Original green wrappers, upper wrapper lithographed by Carbotte; spine defective, upper wrapper a bit stained. "Opuscule très rare" (Mennessier de La Lance) on the author's use of pulleys to direct horses. We could not trace any copy in Worldcat nor KVK, and no example at auction in the last 35 years. An attractive provincial Belgian production with lovely plates. Mennessier de La Lance II, p. 345; not in Doyen, Bibl. namuroise. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Fruits and Fruit Trees of America; or, The Culture, Propagation, and Management, in the Garden and Orchard, of Fruit Trees generally...

      New York: Wiley & Putnam, 1847. xiv,594pp. plus sixty-seven colored lithograph plates. Modern black morocco, spine gilt. Light scattered foxing, but plates generally clean, with tissue guards.With Beautiful Color Plates of American FruitsThe first edition to contain colored plates of "the standard American pomological authority" (Hedrick). A.J. Downing and his brother, Charles, revolutionized both American landscape gardening and American fruit growing in the 1840s, the latter with the publication of this book in 1845. This 1847 edition employs the same plates, but it is printed on larger paper and adds the handsome color plates which only appear in this edition and one issued in 1850. After A.J. Downing's death, the book went through some twenty editions in the 19th century under Charles' editorship.The text makes no reference to the lovely plates of apples, pears, cherries, plums, berries, and other fruits, and as Plesch says, they "seem to have crept into the volume by stealth." The Plesch copy and the one recorded by Bennett each contain only sixty-nine plates; however, we have handled copies with varying numbers of plates, and this copy has sixty-seven. The plates were actually produced in Paris and shipped to America to be bound with the book. The final product is a lovely and important volume.Bennett, p.35; Hedrick, p.486; Meisel III, p.441; Oak Spring Pomona 60; Plesch Sale 219.

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

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

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        The Estray: A Collection of Poems

      Boston: William D. Ticknor and Co, 1847. Fine. 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.

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        A voyage of discovery and research in the Southern and Antarctic Regions, during the years 1839-43.

      London Murray 1847 - First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo., lii, [4], 366; v-x (i-iv not published), [4], 447 pp., 8 maps (3 folding, 1 full-page), 8 lithograph plates (1 folding, this lightly foxed), 19 text illustrations, contemporary calf, spines richly gilt, red and green morocco labels, neatly rebacked preserving spines, all edges gilt, a handsome set. The account of the first voyage 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. Once this account became public, no one could doubt there was a great southern continent of immense proportions to be explored. Ross was born in London, the nephew of Sir John Ross, under whom he entered the navy in 1812, accompanying him on Sir John's first Arctic voyage in search of a Northwest Passage in 1818. Between 1819 and 1827, Ross took part in four Arctic expeditions under Sir William Parry, and in 1829 to 1833, again served under his uncle on Sir John's second Arctic voyage. Between 1839 and 1843, Ross commanded an Antarctic expedition comprising the vessels HMS Erebus and HMS Terror and charted much of the coastline of the continent. Francis Crozier was second in command of the expedition and commanded HMS Terror. Support for the expedition had been arranged by Francis Beaufort, hydrographer of the Navy and a member of several scientific societies. On the expedition was Joseph Dalton Hooker, who had been invited along as assistant surgeon. Erebus and Terror were bomb vessels – an unusual type of warship named after the mortar bombs they were designed to fire and constructed with extremely strong hulls, to withstand the recoil of the mortars, which were to prove of great value in thick ice. In 1841, James Ross discovered the Ross Sea, Victoria Land, and the volcanoes Mount Erebus and Mount Terror, which were named for the expedition's vessels. They sailed for 250 nautical miles (460 km) along the edge of the low, flat-topped ice shelf they called the Victoria Barrier, later named "Ross Ice Shelf" in his honour. In the following year, he attempted to penetrate south at about 55°W, and explored the eastern side of what is now known as James Ross Island, discovering and naming Snow Hill Island and Seymour Island. It is interesting to note that Ross reported that Admiralty Sound (which he named Admiralty Inlet appeared to Ross to have been blocked by glaciers at its southern end. He was elected to the Royal Society in 1848 and knighted in 1844. Taurus 9; Rosove 276.A1. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hans Christian Andersen, Danish author famed for his fairy tales. ] Signed Presentation Inscription ('H. C. Andersen') to 'Guldberg' [ his friend Christian Høegh-Guldberg? ]

      Without place or date ?. On reverse of title leaf of the first volume of the German edition of his 'Gesammelte Werke' published in Leipzig 'Verlag von Carl B. Lorck' 1847 - 12mo, 1p. On the reverse of the title leaf, extracted from the 1847 Leipzig edition of his collected works. In fair condition, on lightly aged and creased paper. Note: an intern at the Danish Embassy in London tried to find someone in the Embassy to translate but it defeated them ("Gothic" or "German" so-called). But I expect one of my readers has a competence and will study the image attached to the description.

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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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        THE EXPEDITION TO BORNEO OF H.M.S. DIDO, For the Suppressionof Piracy: With Extr

      - London 1847, Chapman. Red cloth, spine bit faded, 2 vol. set 429+315p., frontis, 10 litho plates, 6 folding maps, table, 13.5 x 22 cm., gilt-stamped spines, small blind stamps, ex- library no other marks, clean copy. SECOND EDITION This is an early account of Borneo and Sarawak, is the result of the stationing of the Dido under the command of Henry Keppel in the area following the Chinese War. It is largely based on journal of James Brooke, who had distinguished himself in service during the Burmese War, and who devoted his life to the study of Asiatic Archipelago. * The work contains interesting appendices with a Malayan Dayak glossary, J. Hunt's "Sketches of Borneo' communicated in 1812 to Raffles, and Brooke's "Proposed Exploring Expedition to the Asiatic Archipelago" in 1838. * With tinted lithographic plates [found in the First Edition only] of landscapes after G. Hawkins. . Quoting from Hill: "Keppel, a British naval officer who had served in the Opium War, participated in the campaigns against the Borneo pirates in 1843-4."The first volume concerns itself with Brook's exploits in Sarawak from 1838-42.Dyaks, the opening &c. Keppel, a British naval officer who had served in the Opium War, participated in the campaigns against the Borneo pirates in 1843-4." The first volume concerns itself with Brook's exploits in Sarawak from 1838-42.Dyaks, the opening &c. *** REFERENCE: TOYO BUNKO: CLASSIFIED CATALOGUE OF BOOKS IN WESTERN LANGUAGES ON SOUTH-EAST ASIA IN THE TOYO BUNKO, p.142. * Hill p.162 * Allibone 1025 * Brunet 20743 ***

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        Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c.

      London, Chapman and Hall, 1847. 8vo. Original purple pebble-grained cloth, lettered and ornamented in gilt, all edges gilt; pp. viii, 436, steel-engraved frontispiece, retaining tissue guard; hinges reinforced, light wear to extremities, light offsetting from endpapers; otherwise very good with school prize inscription to front free endpaper. First English edition, the rare issue with frontispiece. What had been planned as a geological expedition turned into an ethnographic and sociological reconnaissance tour of Southern Russia and adjacent provinces. Ignace Xavier Morand Hommaire de Hell, an engineer who had built a suspension bridge in Istanbul and a lighthouse on the Black Sea coast for the Ottoman Empire travelled with his wife Adèle Hériot, who contributed much to the narrative. A few years after Astolphe de Custine's sensational report on Russia had been smuggled out, Hommaire de Hell states that 'Our work is published under no man's patronage; we have kept ourselves independent of all extraneous influence; and in frankly pointing out what struck us as faulty in the social institutions of the Muscovite empire, we think we evince our gratitude for the hospitable treatment we received in Russia ...' (preface). Atabey 592 (without frontispiece); not in Blackmer.

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        Researches Respecting Quaternions. First Series

      Transactions of Royal Irish Academy, 1847 - The First Full Appearance of "Quaternions"__+__ HAMILTON, Sir William Rowan. Researches Respecting Quaternions. First Series. (Read November 13, 1843), published in the Transactions of Royal Irish Academy, vol. XXI Part II, 1847. pp 199-296. The Hamilton has been extracted from the larger bound volume and is offered complete in itself. There are a few chips to the first three leaves (visible in photo), and is generally a solid Good copy.__+__ This is the first time that Hamilton's work appeared full flush, following his first exposition to the academy in 1843 and subsequent published notes that appeared in 18 installments in the Philosophical Magazine beginning in 1844. These short articles appeared over the period of 1844-1850, and totaled about 98 pages. Up to the time that the Irish Academy publication appeared in 1847 there were 10 articles published in the PM totaling about 48 pages. (Notes from William Hamilton, "On Quaternions." in the Phil Mag, edited by David Wilkins (2000). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Modern Cookery, In All Its Branches; Reduced to a System of Easy Practice, for the Use of Private Families.; In a Series of Receipts, which have been Strictly Tested, and are Given with the Most Minute Exactness

      London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1847. Early Edition. Hardcover. Very good. The sixth edition, in which are added, directions for carving. 12mo. xlviii,608pp, followed by a 32 page publishers catalogue dated January, 1847. Original brown T-grain cloth embossed in blind on the boards, and in gilt on the spine with title and depictions of birds and game ready for cooking. Illustrated with 8 full page engraved plates as well as illustrations in text, Cloth lightly worn and sunned; plates foxed; light soil to contents, else this is a very good copy. With an ownership name dated 1847.

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

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

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        View of the Blue Mountains, 1847

      Watercolour on paper, laid on old card, 155 x 230 mm, very small areas of loss (3 x 8 mm; 2 x 15mm) to left and right edges from removal of old mount, signed J. Skinner Prout lower left and dated 1847. John Skinner Prout was born in Plymouth in 1805 and emigrated to New South Wales in 1840 to pursue his career as a painter. He established a lithographic press in Sydney and made a number of expeditions across the Blue Mountains. In this charming watercolour the artist captures the vast natural beauty of the mountains, which frame a solitary figure dwarfed by the rocks around him. Provenance: the estate of the late Mr. Owen Esmond Friend and (1881 - 1942), former President of the Royal Australian Historical Society (1931 - 1933) Exhibited: Royal Australian Historical Society. Exhibition of Pictures of Early Sydney. Sydney, History House, March 18 - April 9, 1943, catalogue no. 25

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        The Plays of William Shakspeare, accurately printed from the text of the corrected copies left by the late George Steevens, Esq., and Edomd Malone, Esq., with Mr. Malone's various readings, a selection of explanatory and historical notes, from the most eminent commentators; A History of the Stage, & A Life of Shakespeare; by Alexander Chalmers, F.S.A.

      Longman, Rivington, Richardson, Hatchard, et al, et al, London., 1847. First edition thus. Octavo. Eight volumes: xlviii, 286; 458; 519; 487; 575; 621; 554; 539. Portrait frontispiece and various other engravings depicting the female characters from the plays. Fine period binding of full tan panelled calf with raised bands, elaborate gilt decoration and inner dentelles, red and green morocco title labels, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt.Armorial bookplate on front pastedown of each volume. Some foxing here and there to the plates. Some mild wear to edges of covers. A near fine set, handsomely bound.

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        1847 F. A. Pouchet THÉORIE POSITIVE de L'OVULATION SPONTANÉE / SPONTANEOUS GENERATION OF LIFE - 2 VOLUMES including the ATLAS with 20 HAND COLORED PLATES

      THÉORIE POSITIVE de L'OVULATION SPONTANÉE de la FÉCONDATION des MAMMIFÈRES et de L'ESPÈCE HUMAINE, Basée sur L'Observation de Toute la Série Animale. Par F. A. POUCHET (Félix Archimède Pouchet). (English Translation: PROVEN THEORY of SPONTANEOUS OVULATION and FERTILIZATION of MAMMALS and the HUMAN SPECIES, Based on the Observation of the entire Animal Series. By F. A. POUCHET.) Published by Chez J.-B. Bailliere, Libraire de L'Académie Royale de Medecine, PARIS, 1847. First Edition. TEXT IN FRENCH. Two Volumes: The TEXT VOLUME plus the Especially Rare ATLAS VOLUME that contains 20 HAND COLORED PLATES. TEXT VOLUME: Original printed wrappers, 5.5x9 inches (14x22.5 cm), 8vo. Pagination: xxxi, [1], 476, [1] fold open table, [3], 28 irregularly numbered Publisher's advertisement pages. ATLAS VOLUME: Hardcovers, original printed paper covered boards and cloth covered spine, large format 9x12 inches (23x30cm). Contains TWENTY HAND COLORED PLATES, one folding, all with tissue guards. CONDITION: Text Volume GOOD Condition: Some wear and soiling to wrappers including several inches of splitting at the spine folds, wear to the spine ends, and edge wear including some small chips. Internally, the front and rear endpapers are mostly glued to the inside front and rear covers; there is some scattered foxing though most pages are bright and white; many pages are still uncut / unopened. Overall a solid, complete copy with original wrappers. Atlas Volume VERY GOOD Condition: The covers spine has been neatly rebacked with cloth; the covers have some soiling, light staining, and edge wear, but remain solid and are doing their job well; there are two rubber ink stamps on the title page "Property of the N. York Hospital" and "Triplicate"; there are creases and a few tears to some of the tissue guards; otherwise tight, bright, clean, clear and unmarked. The plates are all lovely. (Note: The New York Hospital, whose rubber ink stamp is on the title page of the Atlas volume, was founded in 1771 with a charter from King George III. It is the second oldest hospital in New York City, and the third oldest in the United States.) This Two Volume 1847 First Edition Set with the ORIGINAL ATLAS with its 20 HAND COLORED PLATES is SCARCE. About FÉLIX-ARCHIMÈDE POUCHET (from Wikipedia): ******Félix Archimède Pouchet (b. 1800 d. 1872) was a French naturalist and a LEADING PROPONENT of the SPONTANEOUS GENERATION of LIFE from NON LIVING MATERIALS, and as such an opponent of Louis Pasteur's germ theory. From 1828 he was director of the Rouen Jardin des Plantes. In 1838 he became professor at the School of Medicine at Rouen. In 1847, Pouchet effectively launched the study of the physiology of cytology. His major scientific work Hétérogénie was published in 1859. He also wrote a layperson's encyclopedia The Universe, published in 1870, which gives an overview of the sciences, but in which Pouchet ridicules Louis Pasteur's theories. Pouchet was 60 years old while Louis Pasteur was 37 years old when the heart of the debate about spontaneous generation began. Their opinions on generation originated from two competing theories. Pouchet believed in HETEROGENESIS, which assumed that NEW LIVING ORGANISMS CAME FROM INANIMATE OBJECTS, SUCH AS AIR. The parents of these new organisms were not the same species as the new organism. Pasteur supported the germ theory that said microorganisms arose from germs and those microorganisms came from parents of the same species. He supported the idea that germs were mostly everywhere, including things like air and those germs explained the appearance of microorganisms on different inanimate things.****** You can read much more about Félix-Archimède Pouchet on Wikipedia and elsewhere on the Internet. I believe this is the perfect time to bring the SPONTANEOUS GENERATION OF LIFE theory back to life, given our ruling government no longer believes in real science. Good .

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        UNUSUALLY DECORATIVE SEAWEED ALBUM

      "OCEAN GEMS" Sold for Mullers Orphan House near Bristol. Thirty six examples of seaweeds, arranged rather decoratively on paper, and mounted into album leaves [together with two unmounted examples]. Bound into half calf album approx 25.5 cm x 18 cm with brown book cloth to the boards. Gilt lined with title to front board. The manuscript frontis has "sold for Mullers Orphan House near Bristol" in brown ink to one corner. This is an unusually decorative album in that the specimens have been arranged to show their beauty rather than their scientific interest. Some of the examples arranged into circular patterns must have been extraordinarily difficult to arrange. The compiler of this album is anonymous, but there is a great deal of information available online about the Müllers Orphan Houses. Founded by the Prussian George Müller who came to England in 1829, and Bristol in 1835, he began his charitable work founding day schools for Bristol children. In 1826 he opened his first orphanage for 26 girls, funded by donations and gifts. It seems likely that amongst his supporters was someone who was making seaweed albums for sale , to raise funds. In 1847 first purpose built orphanage was started on a seven acre site on Ashley Down, near Bristol, opening in 1849. Other orphanages were opened in subsequent years, but since the inscription reads "sold for Mullers Orphan House" (in the singular), we date this album to somewhere between 1847-1851. A lovely example of a seaweed album.

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        Aplodontia Leporina (The Sewellel) [Plate 123]

      J.T. Bowen, Philadelphia 1847 - Folio quadruped print. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Page measures 21.5" x 27.25" From First Imperial Folio edition of J.J. Audubon's "Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America". Overall wear and tears and chips to edges. John James Audubon (1785-1851) was an American naturalist, painter and ornithologist who did extensive field work studying birds before painting them. By the late 1830's, he was planning a new book on the viviparous quadrupeds of North America. Audubon was assisted by many family members in this enterprise including his two sons. Please visit our gallery for more Audubon prints.

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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.36-39Following 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. 11In 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 natural labour, 584 M. Ducros on the effects of electricity in overcoming the stupor produced by the inhalation of, 503 Messrs. Holmes Coote and T. Taylor's experiments on the effects of inhalation of, on the lower vertebrate animals, 644 inhalation of, in laryngismus stridulus, 652 Etherization, 398 fatal, 370 and asphyxia, 355 Mr. Robinson on resuscitating patients after, 371Further we find following entries about Inhalation: Inhalation, patent for, 163 of ether, prior to the performance of surgical operations, Dr. Boott's notes on, 5, 8, 49 Dr. H. J. Bigelow on, 6 Mr. Liston on, 8 Mr. Dorr's note respecting the patenting of the process of, 8, 80 editorial remarks on,16,74opinion of counsel against the patent, 49 Mr. Clendon on, 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, 79Mr. Edwards' operation, 79 Dr. Brett's operations on the eye, 80 Mr. Clendon's, on the teeth, 80 Dr. Chowne on the, 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. Plomley on operations on the eye after, 134 Dr. Ranking on, in tetanus, 135 Mr.Wintle on, 162 Dr. Allan on the prevention of coughing during, 163 Mr. Dudley on the alleged discovery of, in 1824, 163 Mr. Lee on the same forty years ago, 164 Mr. Robinson on, 168, 284 experience of the French physicians relative to, 176 observations on, 187action of, confined to the cerebral system, 214 experiments on, 216 effects of, 227 Dr. Snow on, 227 Mr. Higginson's ether inhaler, 239 Baron P. Dubois on, in midwifery, 246 experiments on, by the Society of German PhysiciansatParis,259Messrs. 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' claim3 to the discovery of letters from Dr. Bennet, Mr. Ellsworth, Mr. Wells, and Dr. Marcy, 265, 471 Mr. Pay on, 261 Dr. Wright's cases illustrative of, 280 Mr. Dorr on the original discoverer of, 289 Dr. Willis on, in asthma and hooping-cough, 315 Dr. Tyler Smith on, in obstetric practice, 321 Mr. Semple on, 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, in labour, 384 in spasmodic diseases, 388 Dr. Snow on, 38S Mr. Wakley's, jun., circular note respecting,392Messrs.Hendersonand Cherry's experiments with, on the horse, 396, 604 Dr. R. Chambers on, 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. R. Hall on the effects of, in reference to mesmerism, 434 used in reducing dislocation of the shoulder, 444 Mr. Lansdown on, in midwifery, 446 Dr. P. Smith on, 452 Dr. Brady's case of tetanus treated by, 516 Mr. Broughton's case, 617 Dr. Hearne on, 532 Dr. Dauriol's substitute for, 540 Mr. Dorr on the discovery of the application of, to surgical operations, 547 Dr. Snow on, 552 Mr. Hewett on, 561 morphia versus, 578 Mr. Lansdown on, in natural labour, 584 M. Ducros on the effects of electricity in overcoming the stupor produced by, 593 Messrs. Holmes Coote and T. Taylor's experiments on the effects of, on the lower vertebrate animals, 644 in laryngismus stridulus, 652

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        Anaesthetic Agents, their Mode of Exhibition and Physiological Effects

      Contained in:: Transactions of the American Medical Association, Vol. I, pp. 197-214. 1847. paperback. 3. 8vo. 403 pp. 5 engraved plates (2 colored); badly water-stained throughout. Original printed paper wrappers; water-stained, neatly re- backed. Booklabel of Haskell F. Norman; bookplate of Andras Gedeon. Good. RARE. . Early Anaesthesia: The first volume of the Transactions of the American Medical Association, very much concerned with the medical breakthrough of anesthetics. Bigelow's paper is just one in the Report of the Committee on Surgery (pp. 159-224) containing an introduction and six different sections. “The committee considered in detail the various anesthetic agents. According to the report, some surgeons were afraid to use anesthesia in their surgical operations, feeling that the advantages afforded by the relief of pain might be offset by the risks involved [however] even at this early date, authors of this report felt that a large group of surgeons were wholly in favor of anesthesia. The authors did, however, admit that some surgeons would restrict the use of these agents to severe operations, after the introduction of ether anesthesia in Boston it was not until several months later that the method became generally popular in other communities in the United States. The favorable reports of its use in Boston and in Europe made for the more extensive use in American communities in 1847 and 1848. The dangers of etherization were also considered. In some cases it was thought that convulsions, prolonged stupor, intense cerebral excitement, alarming depression of the vital powers and asphyxia apparently were caused by the inhalation of ether and chloroform. Secondary effects attributed to inhalation in a few cases were bronchitis, pneumonia and inflammation of the brain. Interestingly enough, according to this report (p. 190), ether was considered to be a safer drug than chloroform.” [Keys]. References: Keys, pp. 36-37; Fulton & Stanton, Anesthesia, VII, p. 191.

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