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        Rapport sur divers modes d'embaumement présentés par MM. Dupré, Gannal et Sucquet

      Paris, Jean-Baptiste Baillière, 1847, in-8, de 24 pages, exemplaire broché, couverture jaune imprimée en noir, Unique édition de ce rapport présenté à l'Académie de Médecine le 16 mars 1847 dans lequel il s'agit, pour la commission (composée d'Orfila, Blandin, Caventou et Londe), de "constater la propriété conservatrice des substances proposées par MM. Dupré, Gannal et Suscquet, après avoir fait pratiquer sous ses yeux un embaumement par chacun d'eux, avoir fait enterrer les cadavres ainsi préparés et avoir procédé à leur exhumation au bout d'un certain laps de temps." Après observation, la commission peut conclure à la supériorité de la substance utilisée par Sucquet (probablement du chlorure de zinc) : une conservation indéfinie parfaite. A la toute fin, les commissaires attirent l'attention de l'Académie sur l'existence des travaux de Gorini qui, grâce à une préparation d'embaumement, parvient à créer des pièces semblables à des exécutions en cire des parties du corps. Malgré un feuillet volant, correct exemplaire, portant sur la première de couverture le cachet du "Commissaire de Police - ville de Paris" et la signature d'un commissaire de police, datée du 24 mai 1850.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Mémoires sur la ville et le port de Fréjus.

      - Paris, IMPRIMERIE ROYALE, 1847. Petit in-4 relié (27,5 x 22 cm), reliure demi-maroquin fauve, titre doré sur pièces de titre noire, 112 pages, complet des six grandes planches dépliantes annoncées. Planche I.- Carte physique des environs de Fréjus.- Planche II.- Plan de la ville et des Antiquités de Fréjus.- Planche III.- L'Amphithéâtre.- Planche IV.- La phare, le théâtre, détails.- Planche V.- La citadelle du couchant, les Thermes, le Fort.- Planche VI.- La Porte d'Orée, la Porte des Gaules, la Citerne, le Pont sur la rivière d'Argens. Le livre regroupe me premier mémoire sur les Antiquités de Fréjus, le deuxième mémoire sur les fouilles exécutées en 1828 dans l'Amphithéâtre de Fréjus, le troisième mémoire sur les anciennes carrières et sur les matériaux employés par les Romains, les six planches et l'explication des planches.-875.C.- Ouvrage fort rare. Reliure solide postérieure (1946), intérieur parfaitement frais, très bel état.

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        Nouveau manuel complet pour la construction et le dessin des cartes géographiques

      Paris, RORET, 1847, in-8, X-210-36 pp, demi-basane rouge moderne, dos à faux nerfs, Ouvrage orné d'un grand nombres de planches représentant des schéma, des figures géométriques et des cartes géographiques. Couvertures conservées. Bon état, rousseurs.

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        RHEIN. - Lange, Ludwig. 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Modern Angler; comprising angling in all its branches.

      

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        Teatr.

      

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        PHOTOGRAPHIE DESCRIPTION DU PROCÉDÉ AMÉRICAIN ; [cover title]

      Paris: Chez Lerebours et Secretan, 1847. First edition. 8vo., 8, [1] pp. Original printed wrappers. Light toning at the edges, with a light chemical stain on the blank margin of 2 leaves. A very good copy housed in a paper over boards pamphlet case with printed paper labels. Little seems to be known of the life of Ferdinand Colas, other than he was born in France in 1820, but lived in England from at least 1841 until his death in 1876. From 1844 to 1849, he's listed as a pasteboard box maker on Fleet Street, and again in 1861. From 1851 to 1859, he's listed as a photographer at 105 Cheapside, London, the earlier years in partnership with F.A. Mouqué. He was a student of N.P. Lerebours, a prominent French manufacturer of lenses, cameras, optical instruments, and photographic supplies, as well as an accomplished daguerreotypist. In this short manual, Colas discusses the differences between the then established French method, and the "so called, American method." The major differences are in the polishing of the plate and use of compounds of bromine, chlorine, and iodine with lime as an accelerant. WorldCat locates a single copy of this first edition at the Bibliotheque Nationale de France. There is a copy dated 1849 at the Bibliotheque de Geneve, and five copies of an 1850 second edition. Roosens and Salue No. 6511. Bellier de la Chavignerie, Manuel Bibliographie du Photographe Francais, 1863, No. 44.

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        Dziennik Narodowy. Russian translations in manuscript of articles made for Russian officials and Tsar Nicholas I.

      

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        L’an: Poemes Illustrated by Franz M. Melchers.

      Bruxelles: E. Lyon Claesen, 1847 [but 1897]. Slim large 4to. Original stamped green boards, grained black leather backstrip. In black clamshell box. A fine copy of a scarce and fragile book. First edition, Braun’s own copy; presentation copy with a full-page inscription by Braun in 1945 donating the book to a fund for Dutch artists and writers and noting the death of Melchers at Anvers the year before. One of a thousand copies of the regular edition of wove paper, from an edition of 1070 copies in all. Contains 16 full-color illustrations of Dutch scenes by Franz Melchers to accompany Braun’s cycle of poems about the changing seasons. Fine.

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        Atta Troll. Ein Sommernachtstraum

      xiv, 158 pp. Small 8vo, orig. printed wrappers, uncut. Hamburg: Hoffmann & Campe, 1847. First book edition, and a very fine copy in original state, of one of Heine's most famous works. This is the issue with an alternative publisher's imprint, destined for sale in Prussia and other risky markets. ❧ Goedeke, VIII, 561.

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        ï¿½An�sthetic Agents, Their Mode of Exhibition and Physiological Effects,� [Extracted from the Transactions of the Am. Med. Ass., Vol. I.].

      [Philadelphia]: American Medical Association, [1847/8]. [Philadelphia]:: American Medical Association, [1847/8].. Offprint. Series: Transactions of the American Medical Association. Sm. 8vo. 18 pp. Contemporary plain brown wrappers, probably as issued; extracted from a bound volume, thus a remnant residue affecting spine. Front cover library withdrawal rubber stamp [possibly: �Concord Free Public Library�]. Very good. First SEPARATE OF BIGELOW ON ANESTHESIA, the journal form has an entirely different pagination, being pages 197-214 in the 1847 issue. We believe this is the original offprint form of this paper by Bigelow. There are several clear differences between this offprint form and the journal issue is (1) the pagination for the offprint is 1-18 (for the journal it is 197-214), and (2), the journal issue has �C.-1. at the head of the paper, and foot of the page has no page number � whereas the offprint form adds the line �[Extracted�], raises the title text higher on the page and includes a page number �1� at the bottom left margin. There is no known textual difference. � �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, pp. 36-47). � �Dr. Bigelow was the unflinching advocate of sulphuric ether as the only safe anesthetic: and his unshaken opinion had a very wide and lasting influence. Bigelow instituted important and productive experiments in anesthesia. He inhaled new and untried anesthetic agents. He made practical and original studies of asphyxia, and thoroughly established the fact that insensibility from the inhalation of nitrous oxide gas is largely due to asphyxia. He was also the first to show that anesthesia by nitrous oxide could be accomplished with certainty only by the use of a large volume of gas; and thus made the way plain to Colton and others for its successful adoption in tooth-pulling, and in brief surgical operations� (Mayo, p. 603). � Bigelow (1818�1890), born in Boston, studied at Harvard from 1833, and became a prominent surgeon and Professor of Surgery at Harvard University. �His 1846 article, �Insensibility during Surgical Operations Produced by Inhalation? detailed the discovery of ether anesthesia and was selected by readers of the New England Journal of Medicine as the �most important article in NEJM history? in commemoration of the journal?s 200th anniversary.� �He was a vocal opponent of vivisection and was best known for his description of the hip joint and for a technique for treating patients with kidney stones.� � Wikip. REFERENCES: Keys, Thomas, The History of Surgical Anesthesia, Park Ridge, IL: Wood Library Museum of Anesthesiology, 1996; Fulton & Stanton, Anesthesia, VII, p. 191; Mayo, William J. �In the Time of Henry Jacob Bigelow.� JAMA, Vol. 77, No. 8. 1921. 597-603 pp.

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        Manuscript copy of his famous Hoketsuki [trans.: Wrapping and Tying] first published in 1764. 138 illustrations in the text, finely drawn in black & red ink. Two parts in one vol. 87 folding leaves. 8vo (235 x 165 mm.), orig. wrappers, modern stitching

      [Copied by "Ijima" in "1847"]. A manuscript copy of Ise's well-known Hoketsuki, first published in 1764. This was the first important book on origata, the foundation of what we today know as origami. Japanese society has always emphasized formality and good manners - for example, offerings to the gods were placed on formally folded paper, and festive objects were wrapped in paper in an established, formal manner. These practices, which we can assume began in ancient times, were later reflected in the formal manners and sense of decorum of the martial society of the Muromachi period (14th to 16th centuries). It was around this time that the custom of wrapping gifts beautifully in paper developed. The custom of formal decorative paper folding, called origata, is the foundation stone in the development of origami. Origata was widely practiced by samurai families which kept their wrapping techniques secret. Manuscripts were privately made to disseminate the methods of origata. Ise, head of the Ise family which advised the Shogunate government in Edo on matters of etiquette, was the first to publicly reveal the folding methods. Nevertheless, the tradition of making manuscripts on origata continued well into the 19th century. Our manuscript consists of two parts. The first part is concerned with wrapping and the second with tying. The numerous illustrations depict all the folding and tying techniques which Ise developed. They are very finely drawn and very clear. We will note that the 1764 edition of Ise's Hoketsuki is a very rare and valuable book. Fine condition.

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        Outline of a proposed plan for building new towns at Windsor and Eton; in order completely to improve the Castle and Parks. Addressed to the Right Honourable the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods, &c., to the Provost and Fellows of Eton College, and to the Mayor and Corporation of Windsor.

      London: printed for private circulation only 1847 - 8vo., (2) + 9 + (1)pp. of text together with two folding coloured lithographic plates, each plate signed by the two authors,> original plain dark green cloth. First and only edition and apparently of some rarity. COPAC finds a copy at the V & A but not elsewhere. A proposal for the redevelopment of Windsor and Eton as new towns, designed on a grid system, together with realignment of the Royal Parks with altered connections with Windsor and Eton towns and incorporating a railway tunnel of about one mile under the Park and a new railway terminus in Windsor New Town. The coloured plans, which can be viewed simultaneously, show 'before' and 'after' views. The rationale of this dramatic transformation is set out by the authors in the text itself: 'We beg leave most respectfully to solicit your attention to the following Plan for Rebuilding the Town of Windsor at a greater distance from the Castle, as being the only effectual means for improving that royal residence and its vicinity, and for extending similar improvements to Eton. We are well aware of the magnitude of this proposition, but during five years' consideration of its principles, have been also convinced that it is a sound one .'. The authors notice that the proposed changes were influenced by 'Her Majesty's gracious predilection for the place, the intelligence and importance of the town and the pervading system of railways'. In their opinion both Windsor and Eton had reached 'that degree of decay which results either in ruin or renovation'. They propose almost wholesale change, which is here described in some detail, to paths, roads, public access, railway, utilities including a new reservoir, breweries, gas works, wharfs etc. 'The houses on the opposite banks of the river, and on the roads overlooking the Parks and College grounds, would be ornamental. The wide regular streets of both Towns would be formed with a view to produce architectural effect - simple but chaste - even in the humblest class of buildings. A supply of water would be laid on to each house, with a sufficient drainage therefrom; and the level of the streets raised four or five feet above the present surface, would admit of cellarage, and be beyond the reach of floods .'. So far as expense was concerned, Kyle and Kerl were confident that they had the answer. 'The Crown would purchase a certain portion of ground, construct the drainage, form the streets, erect the public buildings, and then divide it into an equal number of building plots to the present Town, and in such a manner as to bear the same relative value to each other. The proprietors would then receive the allotments on the terms of their present tenure; and to enable them to substitute new houses for those which new exist, sums of money would be lent by the Crown to those who sought for such assistance .'. In 1847 Windsor comprised some 1600 houses in addition to commercial, religious and public buildings. Of these about 1300 houses would be affected by the proposed changes. The authors' financial calculations ('estimates') showed that the overall cost of the New Town would be about £593,000 of which the Crown itself would supply £216,000. But the gross annual rental of Windsor at 20 years' purchase would be some £412,000 nett of cost of dilapidations. 'This estimate and the accompanying plans, although not in detail, will, it is hoped, be sufficient to show the practicability of the work, and the certainty of an ultimate remuneration for the money expended'. Unfortunately (?) the scheme was not implemented. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Das malerische und romantische Deutschland. 10 in 11 Bänden.

      Leipzig, Hendel 1847. - Zweite Auflage. Mit 388 (von 391) gest. Tafeln. HLdr. d. Zt. mit rotem Rückenschild. Engelmann 417; Rümann 2094; Hoff-Budde 2999 ff. - I.: Schwab, G.: Schwaben. 29 v. 30 Taf. - II.: Heeringen, G. v.: Franken. 31 Taf. - III.: Bechstein, L. Thüringen. 30 Taf. - IV.: Blumenhagen, W.: Der Harz. 29 v. 30 Taf. - V.: Sporschil, J.: Sachsen. 30 Taf. - VI.: Herloßsohn, C.: Das Riesengebirge u. die Graffschaft Glatz. 30 Taf. - VII.: Cornelius, W.: Ost- und Nordsee. 30 Taf. - VIII.: Simrock, K.: Rheinland. 60 Taf. - IX. Duller, E.: Die Donauländer. 60 Taf. - X: Seidl, J. G.: Tyrol und Steyermark. In 2 Bdn. gebunden. 58 v. 60 Taf. - Beim Band Schwaben fehlt eine Tafel, Franken hat eine Tafel mehr als auf dem Titel angegeben, Harz fehlt eine Tafel und bei Tyrol und Steyermark fehlen 2 Tafeln in der zweiten Sektion. - Gering berieben. Gebräunt und tls. braunfleckig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        GEHEIMESCHICHTE VON RUSSLAND UNTER DER HERRSCHAFT DER KAISER ALEXANDER UND NICKOLAUS, Mit Besonderer Berucksichtigung Der Krisis Im Jahre 1825. Volumes 1, 2 and 3.

      Leipzig: Verlag Von Wm. Kori. Very Good+. 1847. Hardcover. Clean supple maroon leather spines decorated with bright gilt titles and geometric designs. Clean grey marbled boards with leather protected corners. Vol. #1, 330pp; Vol #2, 322pp; Vol #3, 325pp. All volumes are tight, clean, intact, have crisp pages and are free of foxing. Secret history of Russia under the reign of the Emperor Alexander & Nickolaus, with particular attention to the crisis of 1825. German text by Robert Binder. Rare provenance note: Library stamp translation. Title of stamp: "Letter F Beneath Crown." Governing Dutchess of Anhalt born princess of Prussia, that is Friederike of Anhalt-Bernburg (1811-1902) , she was co-regent from 1855-1863. The three volumes also have a heraldic bookplate "Crowned Cape w/coat of Arms; " A pictorial library stamp, "Schlossbibliothek Dessau." Rare Section; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 977 pages .

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        Friendship Album" To Susan" with Asian and other themed Decoupage, Imagery, Watercolors, Drawings, Sentiments, Enigma, etc.

      UK, 1847-1854. Covers reinforced. . Gilt stamp brown leather cover. The introductory page is comprised of a finely executed cut-out handcolored floral spray with a lithograph verse at center. It is titled "Album" and begins "To Poets, Painters, Enigma and Conundrum Makers and all those who wish to shine in this Literary Society..." Includes numerous applied engraved scenes throughout. Off special note is the decoupage of cut-out Asian themed imagery throughout. Additionally there are watercolors and drawings. Many sentiments, verses, enigmas, a verse titled 'on the Death of a precious Child', 'The Slave's Dream', 'the Nightingale'. The majority of the entries are from 1847-1849. However it appears that someone added a few rather whimsical Victorian scrap embellishments c1880. Measures

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        Friendship Album" To Susan" with Asian and other themed Decoupage, Imagery, Watercolors, Drawings, Sentiments, Enigma, etc.

      UK: , 1847-1854. UK, 1847-1854. Covers reinforced. . Gilt stamp brown leather cover. The introductory page is comprised of a finely executed cut-out handcolored floral spray with a lithograph verse at center. It is titled "Album" and begins "To Poets, Painters, Enigma and Conundrum Makers and all those who wish to shine in this Literary Society..." Includes numerous applied engraved scenes throughout. Off special note is the decoupage of cut-out Asian themed imagery throughout. Additionally there are watercolors and drawings. Many sentiments, verses, enigmas, a verse titled 'on the Death of a precious Child', 'The Slave's Dream', 'the Nightingale'. The majority of the entries are from 1847-1849.However it appears that someone added a few rather whimsical Victorian scrap embellishments c1880. Measures

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        REINHOLD HENRICI (1890-1948) Dr.rer.pol., deutscher Konteradmiral, 1914 Commandant of the Torpedo-Boat S 66, later renamed T 66 with the Port-Flotilla of JadeT 66

      - E.Postkarte mit Ort, Datum 30.XI.(19)14, Unterschrift als Oblt.z.S(ee) - mit seltenem Poststempel der Kaiserlichen Marine, S.M. Torpedoboot T. 66 !! - an seinen Onkel, Major Granier, Kommandeur des Inselbataillons Borkum (RUDOLF GRANIER, 1847- ?) "Seinem verehrten Onkel sendet von der Jade-Wacht recht herzlichen Gruß: REINHOLD. Fritz ist jetzt nach seiner 2. Verwundung mit .wieder im Felde.Waldemar schreibt heute aus Czenstochau."

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        Nouveau mode de culture et d'echalassement de la vigne, applicable à tous les vignobles où l'on cultive les vignes basses. Metz, printed by Dembour and Gangel for Warion, [1847]. 8vo. With woodcut vignette on the title-page, and 3 large folding plates, lithographed by Dembours and Gangel. Modern half morocco, preserving the original illustrated wrappers.

      Oberlé, Fastes 976; Simon, Vinaria 53; WorldCat (4 copies); not in Oberlé, Bibl. Bachique; Schoene, Bibliogr. Geschichte des Weines. First edition of an excellent treatise on viticulture, presenting a new and economical method of cultivating grapes and producing wine. The first part describes the various grapes cultivated in the Moselle department, as well as methods of cultivation, and introduces a new system of marcotting using iron wire instead of stakes. The subsequent parts are devoted to different steps in the winemaking process, from the picking of grapes to fertilization, with suggestions for improvement. In three tables the author shows the (financial) benefits of his system, and the plates depict his improved method of marcotting. The treatise includes a history of viticulture in the Moselle department (Lorraine, France).Collignon d'Ancy was a member of the 'Comice Agricole' at Metz.Good copy, with the author's autograph signature on the verso of the half-title.

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        Den ældre edda. Samling af norrøne oldkvad, indeholdende nordens ældste gude- og helte-sagn.

      Christiania, P. T. Mallings Officin, 1847. XVIII + 214 + (2) s. Samt. sort skinnbd. Orig. foromsl. medbundet. Litt skrapet ved øvre kapitél. Forsatsbl. og foromsl. svakt brunplettet. Ded. på foromsl. " Til Hr. G. Stephens - Venskabeligst fra P. A. Munch.

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        Early News that the Honolulu Naval Depot Might be Relocated to California

      1847 - Letter Signed as Commander of the Pacific Squadron, to Thomas H. Stevens. Aboard the U.S.S. Independence, San Francisco, Ca. August 29, 1847. 1 p.,8 x 12 1/2 in. In this extremely early English-language letter from San Francisco, the Commander of the Pacific Squadron suggests that the naval stores then at Honolulu might be moved to California. Shubrick was in San Francisco, just returned from the blockade of Guaymas and Mazatlán. He writes to young Stevens (1819-1896) to send supplies to Monterey and warns that the Naval Depot in the Sandwich Islands will probably be relocated to California.The career of Shubrick himself is astoundingly accomplished. This is a man who served in the War of 1812 and in the Mexican-American War; he did not retire until the early months of the Civil War. It is fitting that he should also be in San Francisco 2 years before the Gold Rush. He was appointed as Commander of the Pacific Squadron in July of 1847 and it was under his command that operations in the Pacific were successfully concluded.

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        Lettres de Mademoiselle de Lespinasse avec une notice biographique par Jules Janin.

      Paris:: Amyot, [1847].. Small 8vo. [2], 595 pp. Half-title. Original full dark green gilt-stamped morocco, a.e.g. The noteworthy endleaves are elaborately blind-embossed; corners showing, rubbed. The publisher's rubber-stamp guarantee is found on the verso of the half-title. Foxed throughout. Very good. With a fore-edge painting of the “Château de Coppet,” painted by Steven S. Clair Smallwood – pinxit, Quincimenetto ... Italie, XI/MMIII. [November 2003], signed. Born to poverty and illegitimately, Julie de Lespinasse is best-known today for these letters, first published in 1809, which offer accounts of two tragic love affairs.

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        Pilgrim’s Progress.

      London: George Virtue. 1847 - Full morocco, 10 inches tall. A delightful binding with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels, dentelles and all edges. Embellished with full page engravings and many woodcuts within the text. Bookplates. Some foxing, in particular on the title page. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nouvelles études et expériences sur les Glaciers actuels (Parte I unica mai pubblicata del "Systeme Glaciaire"). Atlas.

      Paris, Masson, 1847 - in-folio (mm 485x340), 9 litografie ( I-IX di cui 1 a colori e due a doppia pagina) e 3 litografie a colori di C. Castan (num A-C), brossura editoriale in mezza tela verde, fregi e titolo entro cornice al piatto anteriore, al centro di quello posteriore motto "Alere Flamma" (lievi tracce d'usura e qualche macchia). Le planches sono vedute, spaccati e tavole tecniche interamente dedicate al ghiacciaio dell'Aar. Questo rarissimo Album è il risultato degli studi che Agassiz compì sulle Alpi bernesi, dove costruì una capanna e vi abitò per un po' di tempo per avere la possibilità di compiere delle ricerche sulla conformazione e sui movimenti del ghiaccio. Parte delle sue osservazioni confluirono nel 1840 negli "Etudes sur les glaciers", di cui il presente Album è evidentemente una integrazione. La sua estrema rarità, di gran lunga superiore a quella degli Etudes, è dovuta al fatto che l'autore, mentre l'opera era in fase di pubblicazione, partì definitivamente per gli Stati Uniti e non fece mai più ritorno in Europa. Agassiz quindi non potè più seguirne la stampa, la diffusione e il completamento editoriale (essendo questa una "première partie") rendendo questo Album quasi introvabile. In perfetto stato di conservazione, assai fresco. Perret 0020. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cartas escriptas da India e da China nos annos de 1815 a 1835.:

      Lisbon: Imprensa Nacional 1847 - Cordier Sinica, 2114; Lust A very good copy bound in later tree calf. Some foxing to portraits. First edition, first issue Two volumes bound in one, pp.[xvi], 245, [iv]; x, 235, [9], 12 portraits.

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        �An�sthetic Agents, Their Mode of Exhibition and Physiological Effects,� [Extracted from the Transactions of the Am. Med. Ass., Vol. I.].

      [Philadelphia]:: American Medical Association, [1847/8].. Offprint. Series: Transactions of the American Medical Association. Sm. 8vo. 18 pp. Contemporary plain brown wrappers, probably as issued; extracted from a bound volume, thus a remnant residue affecting spine. Front cover library withdrawal rubber stamp [possibly: �Concord Free Public Library�]. Very good. First SEPARATE OF BIGELOW ON ANESTHESIA, the journal form has an entirely different pagination, being pages 197-214 in the 1847 issue. We believe this is the original offprint form of this paper by Bigelow. There are several clear differences between this offprint form and the journal issue is (1) the pagination for the offprint is 1-18 (for the journal it is 197-214), and (2), the journal issue has �C.-1. at the head of the paper, and foot of the page has no page number � whereas the offprint form adds the line �[Extracted�], raises the title text higher on the page and includes a page number �1� at the bottom left margin. There is no known textual difference. � �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, pp. 36-47). � �Dr. Bigelow was the unflinching advocate of sulphuric ether as the only safe anesthetic: and his unshaken opinion had a very wide and lasting influence. Bigelow instituted important and productive experiments in anesthesia. He inhaled new and untried anesthetic agents. He made practical and original studies of asphyxia, and thoroughly established the fact that insensibility from the inhalation of nitrous oxide gas is largely due to asphyxia. He was also the first to show that anesthesia by nitrous oxide could be accomplished with certainty only by the use of a large volume of gas; and thus made the way plain to Colton and others for its successful adoption in tooth-pulling, and in brief surgical operations� (Mayo, p. 603). � Bigelow (1818�1890), born in Boston, studied at Harvard from 1833, and became a prominent surgeon and Professor of Surgery at Harvard University. �His 1846 article, �Insensibility during Surgical Operations Produced by Inhalation� detailed the discovery of ether anesthesia and was selected by readers of the New England Journal of Medicine as the �most important article in NEJM history� in commemoration of the journal�s 200th anniversary.� �He was a vocal opponent of vivisection and was best known for his description of the hip joint and for a technique for treating patients with kidney stones.� � Wikip. REFERENCES: Keys, Thomas, The History of Surgical Anesthesia, Park Ridge, IL: Wood Library Museum of Anesthesiology, 1996; Fulton & Stanton, Anesthesia, VII, p. 191; Mayo, William J. �In the Time of Henry Jacob Bigelow.� JAMA, Vol. 77, No. 8. 1921. 597-603 pp.

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        Klavierauszug der "Zauberflöte".

      [Salzburg?], -, 1847. - 2°. o. Pag. [44 Bll.] Priv. Hlwd. der Zeit. Laut eingeklebter Legende des Vorbesitzers: "Diesen Klavierauszug . kaufte ich im Jahre 1922 . zu Salzburg. Nach einer Ueberprüfung von M. Gehmacher ist dieser Auszug vollständig und fehlerlos. Die Abschrift stammt aus Salzburger Bürgerhaus und wurde 1847 zum th. Namensfeste dediziert." (1961). - Fingerfleckig, Ebd. berieben, Gbrsp. Legende masch.schriftl. und gestempelt sowie mit eighd. Signatur des Vorbesitzers. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Court Docket Recording a Teacher's Excessive Corporal Punishment..

      1847. Sullivan County Manuscript Records a Case of Excessive Corporal Punishment of a Female Student [Manuscript]. S. Andrews, Justice of the Peace. Docket February 26th,1844, Sandburgh, Sullivan Co. State of New York [Cover Title]. [Fallsburg, New York 1844-1847]. 73, [3] leaves. 20 manuscript and part-printed documents laid or pinned in. Quarto (7-1/4" x 6-1/2"). Quarter calf over marbled boards. Moderate rubbing to boards, corners worn, spine split, boards detached, front endleaf lacking, a few cracks to text block. Light toning, content in neat hand. $850. * An interesting docket recording court proceedings, executions, judgments and costs in Sandburg, or Sandburgh, a village known today as Mountaindale, a hamlet in Fallsburg, New York. The cases range from disputes over hay deals to disputes with the operators of canal boats. The manuscript or partly printed documents relating to specific legal cases are laid or pinned into the docket; these include executions, summonses, and subpoenas. An index at the end of the docket book lists 60 cases including plaintiffs and defendants. The most significant case is dated February 17, 1845: Alexander Rice vs. Charles CC. Childs, which spans over 10 pages (see leaves 40-47). It concerns young female student who was beaten badly in a classroom. Some of its more notable passages: "Plaintiff declares (...) said Dft violently beat maimed and severely injured Charlotte Infant Daughter of Plaintiff and that whereas the said Charles CC. Childs did so beat wound and injure the said Charlotte... that her health and Constitution is greatly enjoined. (...) Deft Pleads qualification in punishing the said Charlotte (...) as a Stubborn disobedient pupil of his school the Deft. (...) claims that it is his right privilege and duty under the attending and other circumstances to punish the said Charlotte for unlawful disobedience the Deft also claims that in his capacity as a Teacher he inflicted no more than a just punishment (...) in order to maintain discipline in his school." For misspeaking words or reading incorrectly, Charlotte was punished again and again by having her hands beaten. About nine witnesses gave testimony and some were cross-examined. The jury found a verdict in favor of the Plaintiff for $5.00. Leaves 19-24, are significant, too, for providing great detail of an.

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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. 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. Very good.

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        Outline of a proposed plan for building new towns at Windsor and Eton; in order completely to improve the Castle and Parks. Addressed to the Right Honourable the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods, &c., to the Provost and Fellows of Eton College, and to the Mayor and Corporation of Windsor.

      London: printed for private circulation only. 1847. 8vo., (2) + 9 + (1)pp. of text together with two folding coloured lithographic plates, each plate signed by the two authors,> original plain dark green cloth. First and only edition and apparently of some rarity. COPAC finds a copy at the V & A but not elsewhere. A proposal for the redevelopment of Windsor and Eton as new towns, designed on a grid system, together with realignment of the Royal Parks with altered connections with Windsor and Eton towns and incorporating a railway tunnel of about one mile under the Park and a new railway terminus in Windsor New Town. The coloured plans, which can be viewed simultaneously, show 'before' and 'after' views. The rationale of this dramatic transformation is set out by the authors in the text itself: 'We beg leave most respectfully to solicit your attention to the following Plan for Rebuilding the Town of Windsor at a greater distance from the Castle, as being the only effectual means for improving that royal residence and its vicinity, and for extending similar improvements to Eton. We are well aware of the magnitude of this proposition, but during five years' consideration of its principles, have been also convinced that it is a sound one .....'. The authors notice that the proposed changes were influenced by 'Her Majesty's gracious predilection for the place, the intelligence and importance of the town and the pervading system of railways'. In their opinion both Windsor and Eton had reached 'that degree of decay which results either in ruin or renovation'. They propose almost wholesale change, which is here described in some detail, to paths, roads, public access, railway, utilities including a new reservoir, breweries, gas works, wharfs etc. 'The houses on the opposite banks of the river, and on the roads overlooking the Parks and College grounds, would be ornamental. The wide regular streets of both Towns would be formed with a view to produce architectural effect - simple but chaste - even in the humblest class of buildings. A supply of water would be laid on to each house, with a sufficient drainage therefrom; and the level of the streets raised four or five feet above the present surface, would admit of cellarage, and be beyond the reach of floods .....'. So far as expense was concerned, Kyle and Kerl were confident that they had the answer. 'The Crown would purchase a certain portion of ground, construct the drainage, form the streets, erect the public buildings, and then divide it into an equal number of building plots to the present Town, and in such a manner as to bear the same relative value to each other. The proprietors would then receive the allotments on the terms of their present tenure; and to enable them to substitute new houses for those which new exist, sums of money would be lent by the Crown to those who sought for such assistance .....'. In 1847 Windsor comprised some 1600 houses in addition to commercial, religious and public buildings. Of these about 1300 houses would be affected by the proposed changes. The authors' financial calculations ('estimates') showed that the overall cost of the New Town would be about £593,000 of which the Crown itself would supply £216,000. But the gross annual rental of Windsor at 20 years' purchase would be some £412,000 nett of cost of dilapidations. 'This estimate and the accompanying plans, although not in detail, will, it is hoped, be sufficient to show the practicability of the work, and the certainty of an ultimate remuneration for the money expended'. Unfortunately (?) the scheme was not implemented.

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        Freimaurer-Zeitung. Handschrift für Brüder. 1. - 29. Jahrgang (mit Lücken).

      Leipzig, Weinedel (später: Zille), 1847 - 1875.. Konvolut von 15 Jahrgängen. Orig.-Pappbde. (27 x 20 cm) und dekorative grüne HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt., mit Rückenschild und goldgepr. Freimaurersymbolen am Rücken. (4; 29,5 x 21 cm.) Vorhanden: Jgg. 1847-1856, 1859, 1860, 1870, 1874 und 1875; bei Jg. 1854 nur das 2. Halbjahr, Hefte 27 x 52. - Die Bde. in HLdr. unbeschnitten. Block von Jg. 1853 gebrochen. Die Pappbde. etwas berieben und bestoßen, insgesamt ordentlich erhaltenene Reihe. Mit den seltenen frühen Jahrgängen. - Aus der Charlesworth Masonic Library.

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        The Hand-book of Free Masonry, adapted for the use of Lodges, Chapters, and Convocations, and the instruction of individual members of the Craft. Compiled from various authors.

      Calcutta, W. Ridsdale Military Orphan Press, 1847.. Mit 5 farbenprächtig kolor. lithograph. Tafeln. IV, 141 S., XXV. Lwd. d. Zt. Die sehr seltene erste Ausgabe, die parallel in London und wie hier für die Kolonialtruppe in Indien erschien! - Aus der Charlesworth Masonic Library.

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        HISTOIRE DE LA LOUISIANE

      New Orleans, 1847. Two volumes. [4],xi,[1],377; vii,[1],427pp. The four leaves of signature 46 misprinted, with p.364 on the verso of p.361 (twice) and p.368 on the verso of p.365 (twice). Half title in each volume. 19th-century green cloth, gilt leather labels. Light shelf wear, hinges cracked but holding firm. Early 20th-century ownership signature on front pastedown of both volumes, manuscript notes on rear fly leaves of second volume. Some occasional foxing, a few gatherings lightly tanned. Very good. Untrimmed. This work, one of a number of such publications by this noted historian and politician, covers the French period in Louisiana history up to 1769, with much material on early exploration, settlement, and commerce. Gayarré wrote the work in French in order to preserve the exact form of the original documents, excerpts of which comprise the large majority of the narrative. It is a different work from his four-volume English-language history of Louisiana, published a decade later. See Tinker for a lengthy sketch of Gayarré's life and writings. HOWES G85. JUMONVILLE 1443. DAB VII, pp.196-97. TINKER, pp.218-45. SABIN 26792.

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        HISTORY OF THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS: Embracing Their Antiquities, Mythology, Legends, Discovery By Europeans in the Sixteenth Century, Re-Discovery By Cook, with Their Civil, Religious and Political History, From the Earliest Traditional Period to the Present Day

      Honolulu: Charles Edwin Hitchcock, 1847. The scarce first edition printed in Hawaii, the first Honolulu edition and third edition overall. Much rarer then the earlier Boston and London editions. Text double column, with woodcut illustrations within, one of which is full-page. 8vo, contemporary marbled boards backed in brown leather, gilt ruled on the spine. 240 pp. A bright, clean and handsome copy, the text uncommonly fresh with only a few very occasion spots, two gatherings a bit toned but the rest surprisingly bright, the binding solid with only very light rubbing, a small piece neatly excised from the blank front free-fly. FIRST EDITION OF THE VERY SCARCE FIRST HAWAIIAN EDITION OF ONE OF ONLY A SCANT FEW ANTIQUARIAN HISTORIES OF HAWAII NOT WRITTEN BY MISSIONARIES. The author, James Jackson Jarves, was founder and editor of Hawaii's first newspaper, 'The Polynesian' and was a member of the American Oriental Society. This edition is considerably scarcer then the London and Boston counterparts. It contains a great deal of information of social, economic and political value and the author states the edition to be entirely rewritten with nearly twice the material of the two earlier editions.

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        Recherches historiques sur les costumes civils et militaires des gildes et EDITION ORIGINALE

      Gand: F. & E. Gyselynck - De Busscher frères, 1847. Fine. F. & E. Gyselynck - De Busscher frères, Gand s.d.(1847) & 1857, 17x27,5cm, 2 volumes reliés en 1. - Original for each volume editions. Binding half sheepskin caramel corners, back with five nerves for ornate black lines extending on the boards and completed with a black floral pattern, a lack of nerve, part of title morocco fir higher caps slightly rubbed and having small gaps, flat marbled, endpapers and contreplats of handmade paper, corners bumped, a few snags on the cuts, red head. The first book is illustrated with 35 lithographed plates off-black text and some enhanced hand color, the second 34 lithographed plates off-black text and some enhanced color by hand. Nice together. Rare meeting. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Editions originales pour chacun des volumes. Reliure en demi basane caramel à coins, dos à cinq fins nerfs orné de filets noirs se prolongeant sur les plats et terminés par un motif floral noir, un manque sur un nerf, pièce de titre de maroquin sapin, coiffes supérieures légèrement frottées et comportant de petits manques, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, coins émoussés, quelques accrocs sur les coupes, tête rouge. Le premier ouvrage est illustré de 35 planches lithographiées hors-texte en noir et pour certaines rehaussées à la main en couleurs, le deuxième de 34 planches lithographiées hors-texte en noir et pour certaines rehaussées en couleurs à la main. Agréable ensemble. Rare réunion.

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        Lehrbuch der chemischen und physikalischen Geologie. 2 Bände in 4 Bänden

      Adolph Marcus Verlag, Bonn, 1847-1855. XXXIV/989/2512 S. mit zusammen 22 Textholzschnitten und 3 lithographischen Tafeln, original Halbleder mit Goldprägung (NaV./etwas stockfl./gering bst.) - gute einheitliche Exemplare -

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

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

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        L'An. Poëmes par Thomas Braun.

      Bruxelles, E. Lyon-Claeson, 1847 (=1897), Limited edition of 1070 copies, 39pp., this is one of fifty on Papier Holland Van Gelder & Zonen ()Nr. 19), contains Thomas Braun's poems on the changing seasons are illustrated with 16 richly-colored woodblock landscapes by Franz Melchers with the artist's signature remarque on each plate, with an Art Nouveau title printed in lavender and olive, Square quarto (35,5 x 33,5 cm), original olive green wrappers pasted on a professionaly repaired covers. The plates are in excellent condition.

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        L?an: Poemes Illustrated by Franz M. Melchers.

      Slim large 4to. Bruxelles: E. Lyon Claesen, 1847 [but 1897]. Slim large 4to. Original stamped green boards, grained black leather backstrip. In black clamshell box. A fine copy of a scarce and fragile book. First edition, Braun?s own copy; presentation copy with a full-page inscription by Braun in 1945 donating the book to a fund for Dutch artists and writers and noting the death of Melchers at Anvers the year before. One of a thousand copies of the regular edition of wove paper, from an edition of 1070 copies in all. Contains 16 full-color illustrations of Dutch scenes by Franz Melchers to accompany Braun?s cycle of poems about the changing seasons. Fine.

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

      1847-95 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.

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        Ferdinand Lassal, ego zhizhn i deyatelnost.Geneva, Osvobozdenie truda, 1887. With: (2) MARX, Karl . Nisceta filosofii. Geneva, Osvobozdenie truda, 1886. (3) PLEKHANOV, Georgi . Nashi raznoglasiia. Geneva, Osvobozdenie truda, "1884" [=1885].3 works in 1 volume. Contemporary black half sheepskin.

      Ad 1: Worldcat (3 copies); ad 2: Worldcat (9 copies); ad 3: Baron, Plekhanov, pp. 89-92; Svodnyi katalog russkoi nelegal'noi i zapreschchennoi pechati XIX veka 1354; Worldcat (5 copies) Convolute of three rare Marxist publications, all banned in Russia at the time, by the Gruppa Osvobozhdenie Truda (association for the emancipation of labour), the first Russian-language Marxist political organization, based in Geneva. The group was very active in translating, publishing and distributing Marxist works into Russian. Besides a translation of Karl Marx's Poverty of philosophy , originally published in French in 1847, the convolute contains two works by one of Osvobozhdenie Truda's founders: Georgi Plekhanov. Ferdinand Lassal is the first edition of an unfinished biography of the German socialist Ferdinand Lassalle, which never went beyond the present part 1. Nashi raznoglasiia is the first edition of Plekhanov's Our differences , one of his principal works. According to an early Soviet historian, this work contained "practically all the basic ideas that formed the stock-in-trade of Russian Marxism up to the end of the century" (Baron). Plekhanov argued that the organization of a revolutionary movement among the Russian peasantry was impossible. Instead, the proletariat should ally with the bourgeoisie, in which it would achieve hegemony, in a political revolution against absolutism. For this to happen, the proletariat would have to become class conscious through explanations provided by the socialist intelligentsia. Nashi raznoglasiia was first published in 1885, but the first edition has the year 1884 on the title-page.The Russian Marxist theoretician and revolutionary Georgi Plekhanov (1856-1918) is often called the father of Russian Marxism. As one of the founders of the Association for the Emancipation of Labour, he provided its theoretical framework, writing two drafts for the Russian Social Democrats. From the Second International (1889) onwards, the group represented the Russian Social Democrats. Though ultimately positive of the outcome of the Russian February Revolution (1917), Plekhanov was an outspoken opponent of Lenin for the latter's willingness to leap over the stage of capitalist development in advocating a socialist revolution in agrarian Russia.With ownership inscriptions and some underscoring. Binding with minimal wear. Browned throughout; some ink spots on the final page of the first work and a black spot at the top outer margin of pp. XXX-XXXI of the seconds work; very good copies of all three works.

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        14 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift.

      Zus. 34 S., 8 bis 4. Inhaltsreiche Briefe des Bischofs von Raab, u.a. ausführlich über den Tod seines Freundes, des Domherrn [Johann Franz] Kiss am 31. Oktober 1847 (in einem Brief vom 2. IX. 1847). Am 7. Jänner 1847 schreibt Karner noch: Unser Freund Kiss dem ich Ihr liebes Schreiben mittheilte, grüßt Sie [...] herzlichst. Er ist gesund [...]. - Und am 2. I. 1852: Das allerhöchste Manifest vom 1ten Jänner ist uns heute durch die Wiener Zeitung bekannt geworden. Heute glänzt in allen Augen stille Freude Morgen, wenn der Inhalt des kaiserlichen Manifestes noch mehr bekannt und gehörig verstanden seyn wird, ist ein großer allgemeiner Jubel zu erwarten, der die letzten [...] Kossuthischen illusionen vertilgen wird. Das Allgemeine Gesetzbuch ist für uns ein juristischer Heiland. Heil und Segen dem Monarchen für diese unschätzbare Gabe. - Am 13. VI. 1853: [...] Ich konnte daher in Wien [...] als die ungarische Deputation von Sr. Kais. Hoheit dem Erzherzog Franz Karl empfangen wurde, nicht beiwohnen [?], privat Audienz aber wurde mir von Sr. Kais. Hoheit nicht gewährt, und somit mußte ich [...] bald wieder nach Raab zurückkehren. - Der Empfänger der auf Deutsch abgefassten Briefe ist Jacques (Jacob) Mislin (1807-1878). Der aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen stammende Mislin konnte dank seines Onkels an der berühmten Lehranstalt von Porrentruy im Schweizer Kanton Bern studieren, wo er nicht viel später auch selbst unterrichten sollte. Der 1830 zum Priester geweihte kath. Theologe wurde 1836 auf Vermittlung des Grafen von Bombelle an den Wiener Hof berufen, wo er einer der Lehrer der Söhne von Erzherzog Franz Karl und Erzherzogin Sophie wurde und damit sowohl den zukünftigen Kaiser Franz Joseph wie auch Erzherzog Ferdinand Maximilian (später Kaiser Max von Mexiko) unterrichtete (u.a. auch in Erdkunde). Vor der Revolution von 1848 unternahm Mislin eine Pilgerreise von Wien über Budapest und Konstantinopel nach Jersusalem. Der danach erschienene Reisebericht wurde in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt und mehrfach nachgedruckt. In den folgenden Jahren leitete er die Bibliothek am Hof der Herzogin von Parma, Erzherzogin Marie Louise, wurde zum Abt von St. Maria von Deg (Ungarn), geheimer Kämmerer u. Hausprälat Papst Pius' XI., Apostolischer Pronotar, Kanoniker der Kathedrale von Großwardein, Träger zahlr. Orden (u.a. von Spanien, Parma u. des Ritterordens vom Heiligen Grab zu Jerusalem) sowie Mitglied zahlr. Akademien. Der Verfasser zahlr. Publikationen und Vertraute des belgischen Königs und des Grafen von Chambord blieb nach der Rückkehr von seiner Pilgerreise in Wien, wo er weiterhin in persönlichem Kontakt mit dem Kaiserhaus stand. - In einem von Mislin eigenh. beschrifteten Umschlag. - Ecken tlw. feuchtigkeitsfleckig. -

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