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

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

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      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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        Eigenh. Albumblatt mit U.

      Wien, 28. VI. 1847. - 1 S. Qu.-8vo. "Die Lebenden bewegen sich / Und wissen sich Eingang zu schaffen, / Die Todten werden balsamirt / Als Mumien in Autographen". - Mit kleinen Randläsuren und einem Einriß am oberen Rand. Vgl. F. Grillparzer, Sämtliche Werke I (München 1960-65), S. 526 ("Helene Sueß ins Stammbuch": Wien, 22. X. 1854).

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        Essai sur l'Histoire des Arabes.

      1847 - First edition. With 15 folding genealogical tables. 3 vols. 8vo. Contemporary quarter calf with mottled paper-covered boards, red morocco labels with gilt lettering to spines; upper joint of vol. 2 splitting at head, very good otherwise. Mild, scattered foxing throughout (especially to first and last pages of each volume). xii, 424; 702; [iv], 603, [1]blank pp. Paris, Firmin Didot frères, A nice copy of Perceval's early history of the Arab tribes. The first two volumes describe the period from the end of Jahiliyyah to the Hegira of 622 (Julian calendar). The third volume then accounts for the period after the Hegira through to the early Muslim conquests. A remarkable achievement for the time, the Essai. was celebrated as ?a trustworthy guide through a tangled mass of tradition? (Encyclopaedia Brittanica 11th ed., 1911.V, 558.). Later scholarship reflects that Perceval, eager to form a fluid history, too readily mixed fact and fiction in his weaving together of 7th and 8th century Arabic sources. One 20th century reviewer states that his approach did not necessarily lead to an accurate historical account, but rather ?the retrospective self view of seventh and eighth-century Arabs? (p.75. International Journal of Middle East Studies. Volume 3, Issue 1. January, 1972). Provenance: The Library of the Ducs de Luynes from the Château of Dampierre. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Carmina Burana. Lateinische und deutsche Lieder und Gedichte einer Handschrift des XIII. Jahrhunderts aus Benedictbeuern auf der K. Bibliothek zu München. ; with Musik auf Schloss Kirchheim 1972 harmonia mundi Konzerte SIGNED BY CARL ORFF

      Stuttgart, gedrukt auf Kosten des Literarischen Vereins [gedrukt bei K. Fr. Hering & Comp.], 1847 - [1st edition] ; xiv, 275 pages illustrations 22 cm. ; 8°; 1/2 red leather with beige and black Jugenstil patterned papers ; 4 raised gold bands and gold lettering ; mauve endpapers ; Bibliothek des Litterarischen Vereins in Stuttgart. [Bd.] 16 [1 ; LCCN: 02-9109 ; OCLC: 5014920 ; LC: PT1101; Dewey: 830.6 ; "Tabula carminum etc. initia ordine alphabetico exhibens": pages [263]-275. ; This is the first exposition of the famous 12th century manuscript of poems and songs by the goliards, or traveling student minstrels, here published with illustrations from the manuscript; texts in Medieval Latin, Mittelhochdeutsch (medieval German) and in Middle French; This is the edition that inspired Carl Orff in 1934 to write the now world-famous Carmina Burana (part I of his work, Trionfi). Orff relates in "Carl Orff und sein Werk in 8 Bänden" that he purchased his copy from the catalog of an antiquarian dealer in Würzburg. When he opened the book to the first page showing the image of the Goddess Fortune with the Wheel of Fate, he saw the opening text, "O Fortuna, velut luna statu variablis". He relates he was suddenly overwhelmed by words and images that produced the beginnings of his composition: "Obwohl ich mich fürs erste nur in großen Zügen mit dem Inhalt der Gedichtsammlung vertraut machen konnte, stand sofort win neues Werk, ein Bühnenwerk mit Sing- und Tanzchören, nur den Bildern und Texten folgend, in Gedanken vor mir. Noch am selben Tag hatte ich eine Paticell-Skizze vom ersten Chor 'O Fortuna' entworfen. Nach einer schlaflosen Nacht, in der ich mich in der umfangreichen Gedichtsammlung fast verloren hätte, war auch ein zweiter Chor, 'Fortune plango vulnera' enstanden, und am Ostermorgen war ein dritter, Ecce gratum, zu Papier gebracht." ; laid in is a copy, in red illustrated paper wrappers, of the brochure for the concert, "Musik auf Schloss Kirchheim 1972 harmonia mundi Konzerte", SIGNED BY CARL ORFF on the title page of the brochure; the volume of Carmina Burana is an important musical source and Carl Orff collectible ; rare ; FINE; FINE [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; 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..

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        Liturgical Services: Liturgies and Occasional Forms of Prayer Set Forth in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth [Signed by John Pascoe Fawkner]

      Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1847 - JOHN PASCOE FAWKNER'S COPY of Liturgical Services. Floridly SIGNED in full FOUR TIMES by JOHN PASCOE FAWKNER in black ink. The 4 signatures appear on the title page, the first text page (p.3), in the middle of the book (p.347), & final text page (p.695) where he has added "May 10 '54 Sydney". All four signatures are bright & clear, though the title-page signature has been ink-stamped, obscuring the "Fawkner" portion. John Pascoe Fawkner (1792-1869), founder of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; early pioneer, businessman, politician. He is the namesake of two Melbourne suburbs, Fawkner & Pascoe Vale. This is his copy of Liturgical Services: Liturgies & Occasional Forms of Prayer Set Forth in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth. Edited for The Parker Society, by the Rev. William Keatinge Clay. FIRST EDITION, published 1847. From the preface: "The present volume comprises two Litanies, the English Prayer Book of 1559, the Godly Prayers, the Ordinal of 1559, the Latin Prayer Book of 1560, the New Calendar of 1561, & many Occasional Forms of Prayer set forth, chiefly by public authority, in the latter portion of the sixteenth century". Bound in publisher's original brown blind-embossed pebbled cloth, with bright gilt arms of The Parker Society to front board, gilt lettering to spine, blind-ruled spine, yellow endpapers. NOTE: A FAIR copy only. Cancelled Ex-Library copy with usual library markings (QC, UofM bookplate to front pastedown, plus several unobtrusive ink stamps internally [to 12 pages] from two libraries: Queen's College, University of Melbourne, & Congressional College Library, Melbourne), front board & ffep detached (but present), rear board loose, lacking top portion of spine (3 x 3cm), old library labels to spine, wear to spine gutters, much handling wear, faint marginal staining to first couple of pages, otherwise a solid hardcover reading copy. Internally VG. The value obviously lies in the fact that it was Fawkner's own personal copy of a much read/used book, with his ownership signatures. Fawkner lived a fascinating life. "He was born in 1792 in Cripplegate, London. His father was convicted of receiving stolen goods & in 1801 was sentenced to fourteen years transportation. With his mother & younger sister, Elizabeth, 11-year old John accompanied his father to the new settlement to be formed in Bass Strait. They joined H.M.S. Calcutta at Portsmouth & sailed on 29 April 1803 in company with the Ocean, carrying a number of free settlers & stores. After Port Phillip was abandoned & the convicts & settlers were moved to Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania), the Fawkners lived in a primitive hut at the new settlement on Sullivan's Cove, suffering great hardship & continuing shortages of food. In 1835 Fawkner financed a party of free settlers from Van Diemen's Land, to sail to the mainland in his ship, Enterprise. His party sailed to Port Phillip Bay & up the Yarra River to found a settlement which became the city of Melbourne. Fawkner himself landed at Hobson's Bay in October 1835 & at once began to lay the foundations of a fortune that grew to £20,000 in his first four years on the mainland. In January 1838 he added to his trade of hotel-keeping that of newspaper proprietor. In 1839 Fawkner also added to his already considerable land holdings a 780-acre property known as Pascoe Vale. As a man of property & influence, Fawkner took an active & leading part in the political & social struggles of the time. Fawkner died on 4 September 1869 at his home in Smith Street, Collingwood, the grand old man of contemporary Victoria." (largely from: Hugh Anderson, 'Fawkner, John Pascoe', Australian Dictionary of Biography, Vol. 1, MUP, 1966, pp.368-370). Thick heavy volume. Printed at The University Press, Cambridge. Full pagination as follows: ffep, [blank], half-title page, title page, contents (v-vii), preface (ix-xxxvi), 1-695pp, [blank], rear endpaper. Extremely RARE & UNIQUE SIGNED COPY from the library of the founder of Melbourne. Size: 23 x 1 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Battle at Ishibashiyama.


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        "Discovery of a new anaesthetic agent, more efficient than sulphuric ether".; In: The London Medical Gazette. New Series. Vol. V

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1847. 8vo. Simpson's paper is on pp. 934-37. Entire volume: [1], 1172 pp. Contemporary half calf, marbled boards, black morocco lettering-piece. "In an attempt to find an anesthetic less irritating than ether, Simpson discovered the advantages of chloroform. He had previously used ether with great benefit in midwifery, but now substituted chloroform, being the first to do so" (Garrison-Morton-Norman 5657). The paper appeared simultaneously in The Lancet (v. 2, 1847, p. 549). First announcements of surgical operations under general anesthesia appeared in October 1846. Since that announcement, Simpson began to search for substances as good as or better than the American ethyl ether. While rifling through papers on his desk, he found a vial of a colorless liquid sent to him by the German apothecary, Justus von Leibig. It was chloroform, and Simpson and his associates, Keith and Duncan, successfully utilized it. Simpson immediately recommended its use to alleviate pains in childbirth. He presented the results of his experiments with chloroform to the Medico-Chirurgical Sociery in Edinburgh on 10 November 1847; they published his scarce first report. This is his second report on chloroform. On page 906 in the volume is the preliminary announcement: "Discovery of a substitute for ether vapour." "Chloroform's considerable advantages over sulphuric ether, enumerated by Simpson in his paper, caused it to rapidly displace ether as a universal anesthetic. Its use in obstetrics was however denounced from various conservative quarters as immoral and hostile to the laws of religion, labor pains being considered God's punishment for Eve's sins, and Simpson was forced to embark "on a long publishing campaign to convert the opposition. His most famous non-scientific argument was that God Himself had been the first anesthetist when He 'caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam' before bringing forth Eve from his rib. Simpson's efforts were finally established by the medical establishment when Queen Victoria chose to take chloroform for the birth of Prince Leopold in 1853" (Norman 1945, of Simpson's first paper, Edinburgh, 1847). Atkinson & Boulton, eds, History of anaesthesia, pp. 233-235; Heirs of Hippocrates 1764 (for Simpson "Account of a new anaesthetic agent..., NY, 1848); Rutkow, pp. 336-337. Light rubbing; light browning to text, generally very good / From the Collection of Allan B. Kirsner, M.D.

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        Newgate. A romance. FIRST EDITION.

      Printed & published by E. Lloyd. [1847] Illus.; 'Complete' written in ink on titlepage. Rebound in half black morocco ascribing authorship to Prest. A good copy.Ono 501, where it is assigned to Prest. BL only on Copac. In 97 pts with crude woodcuts. Authorship is now assigned to Rymer; chains of attributed works and advertisements lead to the 'Author of Ada ...'. The work is in fact a series of short tales, at which Rymer was adept, gathered together in a framework provided by a first-person narrator finding old manuscripts in a former offal cellar below a butcher's shop in Newgate Street. (Is this a possible echo of The String of Pearls?) The first story 'The Shadow of Death; or, The Coffin Cell' was later expanded and published separately as 'Captain Hawk; or, The Shadow of Death', 1851 (May Boyes; or The Shadow of Death) which can also now be assigned to Rymer rather than E.C. Grey. The preface is dated November 1847 and this copy has the date of publication of each part added in ink from no.1, 7 Feb 1846 - no.76 on 19 June 1847. The last story from no. 85 has a prominent drop-head title 'The Poisoner; or, The perils of matrimony' with a large illustration, and may well have been available separately. A damp-marked plate by George Cruikshank of criminals is bound in at front, and another illustration at end.

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        Nouveau manuel complet des gardes champêtres communaux ou particuliers, gardes forestiers, gardes-pêche, et gardes-chasse, contenant l'analyse ou le texte des lois, ordonnances et arrêts sur leurs attributions, selon la législation nouvelle, et spécialeme

      Paris, librairie encyclopédique de Roret, 1847, in-8, 312-90pp, demi-basane rouge moderne, dos à faux nerfs, Couvertures conservées. Quelques pages non-coupées. Rousseurs éparses. Bon état.

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        Das Schaltjahr; welches ist der teutsch Kalender mit den Figuren, und hat 366 Tag. 5 Bände [=kplt.].

      Stuttgart, Scheible 1846-1847. - Diesch 3602 - Graesse VI, 297 - Hayn/Gotendorf VII, 123 ff. - MNE II, 202 - Erste Ausgabe, alles Erschienene. Unter den Illustrationen u. a. eine Hexenprobe, Wallensteins Horoskop, ein Zahnarzt, Brillenmacher, Friseur, Bäcker und zahlreiche Totentänze. "Ein mit einer Menge Curiositäten und Seltenheiten in Wort und Bild schön ausgestattetes Werk, das derjenige, welcher sich mit dem Sammeln culturgeschichtlicher und literarischer Raritäten befasst, nicht wird entbehren können. Es sind die Resultate der Nachforschungen in den ausgezeichnetsten Bibliotheken zur Kunde des deutschen Mittelalters und der Reformation" (Hayn-Got.). Kl.-8°. Pro Bd. zwischen 655 und 740 Seiten, mit zahlreichen Kupfer- bzw. Holzstichen auf (tls. gefalt.) Tafeln und im Text nach Dürer, Amman u. a. Neuere HPergaminbde. mit goldgepr. Titel auf mont. schwarzen Lederrückenschild, goldgepr. Filetten u. Streicheisenverz. auf Rü., Deckelbezug aus braunem Leinen u. umseit. Rotschnitt. Rü. geringf. angestaubt, alle Titelblätter mit Bibl.-Stemp., im Text durchgeh. braunfleckig aber kaum abgegriffen, ersten Ss. von Bd.1 wasserrandig, insges. dekoratives und wohlerhaltenes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Outline of a proposed plan for building new towns at Windsor and Eton;

      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.Publisher: London: printed for private circulation only.Year: 1847Edition: First and only edition.

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        Traité de la culture des champignons. Contenant la manière de les faire venir dans les caves, les carrières, les appartemens et en plein air

      Paris, Librairie Horticole de H. Cousin, 1847, in-8, 276 pp, demi-basane brune, Édition originale de cet ouvrage de vulgarisation, accompagné de 3 planches lithographiées, dont une coloriée à la main. Il y en a eu une traduction allemande publiée en 1849. Tampon de la bibliothèque de la Faculté catholique de Paris annulé. Ouvrage fortement roussi. Dos passé, étiquette en pied. Myko Libri, n° 1535.

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        LEAVES OUT OF THE BOOK OF A COUNTRY GENTLEMAN, By T. N. Parker, Esq., A. M. A hundred Copies of this Book are published - 50 for distribution, and for Sale at 10s. each.

      Printed and sold by W. Price; Longman and Co. London; and Eddowes and Leake, Shrewsbury., Oswestry 1847 - Folio. 12.25 x 19 inches. vi + 22 pp. letterpress. Bound in half morocco over marbled boards. Scattered foxing throughout but otherwise a very good copy. Inscribed W. Ormsby Gore from his friend the Author, at top of title. Illustrated by 32 pages of engraved plates (all double), including 2 pages of copperplates at end. A privately published compilation of the author's lifetime interests, as illustrated in plates of his inventions with detailed descriptions added. Thomas Netherton Parker (1772-1848) graduated MA from Oxford, 1795 and later moved to Sweeney Hall, Oswestry. His interests were wide ranging, including religion, poor relief and the writing of poetry; he published a number of rural titles throughout the first half of the nineteenth century, including the subjects of cubic measures, the law of tithes, cottage designs and economy. Most of this material here was previously unpublished, except for what appeared in his Essay on Gates of 1804 and possibly in An Essay on.a Turnpike Gate (1816). Adding to 'my favourite subject of Gates,' Parker includes 'Turnpike Gates to bring up the rear, that subject being at a discount, since Railways have partly superseded Turnpike Roads: but I expect that gates of a similar character will be still used, and should be carefully constructed.' Among the numerous other subjects described and illustrated are wine-cellars, ice houses, stables, central heating, smoky chimneys, ink wells and wasp traps. An Appendix describes thirty four other subjects, which are not illustrated, including Syphon Barometers, the 'Sweeney Nonpariel,' apple variety, slate flags, the malt tax and the construction of a tower on Sweeney Mountain in 1817 to provide employment for distressed labourers. Parker offered the use of his inventions freely to the public in this limited edition of one hundred copies, of which only fifty were for sale. The other fifty, of which this is an example were for free distribution, including this copy inscribed by the author to to W. Ormsby Gore. William Ormsby-Gore (1779-1860) of the Porkington Estate, Oswestry was a friend and neighbour of Parker, who after army service in the French wars, served as High Sheriff of Shropshire, 1817-18 and at the time of this publication was MP for North Shropshire (1835-57). A very scarce title; COPAC (giving the author's middle name as Netherson) records copies only at Oxford and Cambridge, the National Library of Scotland, the National Trust and the V and A. AGRICULTURE FENCES AND GATES AGRICULTURE- INDUSTRY 19TH CENTURY ILLUSTRATED AGRICULTURE

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        Les Fleurs Animées (2 Tomes - Complet) [ Edition originale ]

      Gabriel de Gonet 1847 - 2 vol. grand in-8 reliure de l'époque demi-chagrin à coins rouge, dos à 4 nerfs orné, toutes tranches dorées, double filet doré en coins et mors, Gabriel de Gonet, Paris, 1847, Vol. I : 262 pp. ; Vol. II : pp. 263-364, iv-63 pp. avec 2 planches (Botanique des Dames) ; iv pp., pp.65-130 (Horticulture des Dames), pp. 131-132 (Table des matières), avec 2 frontispices et 50 planches hors texte en couleurs Edition originale, exemplaire de premier tirage en jolie reliure du temps, parfaitement complet, avec les 52 belles planches en couleurs, bien conforme à la description fournie par Vicaire (dans la deuxième partie, "La p. 63, non chiffrée, contient la "table des matières pour la Botanique des Dames" ; la p. 64 est blanche. Entre les pp. 64 et 65, on a intercalé iv pp. ("Horticulture des Dames, introduction par Alph. Karr"). Bon état (petit mq. de papier en plat, des rouss., qq. ff. brunis). Brivois, 147 ; Vicaire, III, 133 ; Carteret, III, 286 Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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 Adà le Hà riot, 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard 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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        History of the conquest of Mexico, with a preliminary view of the ancient Mexican civilization, and the life of the conqueror, Hernando Cortés.

      Richard Bentley, London 1847 - Third British edition, 8vo, 3 volumes; 3 frontispiece portraits, 2 folding maps, and the signature of Cortes in facsimile; contemporary full polished tan calf, ruled in blind on covers, and red and black morocco labels lettered in gilt on ornately gilt paneled spines; some wear to extremities with a few corners bumped, frontispieces and maps moderately foxed, with images effected but not illegible; still overall a sturdy, handsomely presented set. Volume I of this copy with Eton prize plate tipped-in at half title and inscribed, "To William Henry Miles with Richd. Okes's best wishes Eton, April 1848." At the time, Okes (1797-1888), who would go on to a provostship at King's College, Cambridge, was a "conspicuous" master at Eton: "Many school generations of Etonians carried away a lively recollection of his dry and caustic wit, his shrewd remarks, his slow and deliberate speech, his inimitable Latin quotations, drawn chiefly from familiar sources, such as Horace or the Eton Latin grammar, his curious punctiliousness about minutiæ of school discipline, usages, and phraseology" (DNB). This early edition not noted in BAL or Sabin. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Franklin Journal and American Mechanics' Magazine; Journal of the Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania (1826-1847)

      Judah Dobson [and] The Franklin Institute, at their Hall, Philadelphia 1847 - Magazine. 37 Volumes. Octavos. Illustrated with engraved and lithographic plates and maps, many folding. A near-complete run of *The Journal of The Franklin Institute*, an important scientific journal established in 1826 to document scientific, engineering, and technological achievements throughout the nation, and to publish descriptions of American patented inventions. This 37-volume set of bound monthly issues includes a complete run of volumes 1-23 (January 1826 to June 1837), volumes 25-28 (January 1838 to December 1839), volumes 32-40 (July 1841 to December 1845), and volume 44 (July to December 1847). Ex-library set with bookplates or small ink stamps on the front pastedowns, most volumes rebound in full beige linen cloth, volumes 16-20 in contemporary full tree calf, volume 26 is unbound with all six issues in the original printed wrappers, and volumes 32, 33, 34, and 40 in contemporary half-calf and marbled boards. Scattered foxing, two of the half-calf volumes with detached boards, else overall a good or better set. Further details available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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.

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

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

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        The Modern Angler; comprising angling in all its branches.


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        1847 Lewis & Clark Journal Illustrated Patrick GASS First-Hand Account Indians

      Dayton, Ohio : Ellis, Claflin, & Co., 1847. ‘new edition with numerous engravings’ - 1847 Lewis & Clark Journal Illustrated Patrick GASS First-Hand Account Indians The best and earliest account of the Lewis and Clark expedition. It is a first-hand account of the journal’s written by Lewis and Clark describing the events of their westward voyage along the Missouri River. This book includes the voyager’s interactions with Native Americans and has full-page engravings of different events including prisoner burning and bison hunting. Patrick Gass was an officer on the expedition. He includes portraits of both Lewis and Clark in this early edition. Item number: #1021 Price: $950 GASS, Patrick Lewis and Clarke's journal to the Rocky Mountains : in the years 1804,-5,-6 Dayton, Ohio : Ellis, Claflin, & Co., 1847. ‘new edition with numerous engravings’ Details: • Collation complete with all pages: [viii], 238 o 18 full-page engravings • Binding: Leather; tight & secure • References: Sabin 26741; Howes G 77 o Howes: “earliest full first-hand narrative of the Lewis and Clark expedition, preceding the official account seven years” • Provenance: Handwritten – William Boswell • Language: English • Size: ~7in X 4.5in (18cm x 12cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 1021 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      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.

      1847-1854, UK 1847 - 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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