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        Johnston's Commercial & Industrial Map of England and Wales & Part of Scotland Showing the Lines of Railway Complete or in Progress the Seats of the Principal Trades & Manufactures & the Districts of Mines & Minerals, Distinguishing Canals & Navigable .

      W & A. K. Johnston & Publishers, Edinburgh 1847 - Full title. Johnston's Commercial & Industrial Map of England and Wales & Part of Scotland Showing the Lines of Railway Complete or in Progress the Seats of the Principal Trades & Manufactures & the Districts of Mines & Minerals, Distinguishing Canals & Navigable, Rivers, tracing the tracks of foreign & coasting steam vessels, & marking the position of Lighthouses &c. Large folding linen backed coloured map, in 2 parts. Map measures 71 x 57 inches, [ 180x145mm ]. A few small secitions of map lifting at folds, minor wear. Map in very good clean condition. House in publishers leather case, which has split along spine. A very nice map.

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        Werke. Vollständige Ausgabe. HIER : VIERZEHN Bände durch einen Verein von Freunden des Verewigten: D. Ph. Marheineke, D. J. Schulze u.a., Bände 1,2, 3/4,5,6, 7/1, 7/2,8,9,11,12,13,14,15. ( OHNE Band 10: Vorlesungen über die Ästhetik und die Bände 16.-17: Vermischte Schriften. 18. Philosophische Propädeutik. )

      XVIII, 412XII, 591 VIII,452,225 VIII,343 XL,414 XXX,698 X,470 XVII, 432 XXVI,547 XX,436 553 XVI,375 Seiten 517 624 Seiten. Originalhalblederbände. 23 cm Einbände nur leicht berieben, die Lederrücken etwas stärker berieben, die Seiten papierbedingt gebräunt und etwas braunfleckig. Im Falz teils leicht angeplatzt. Sonst gutes Exemplar der Bände 1 - 15. ( OHNE die Bände 10,16,17,18). Enthält : Philosophische Abhandlungen. Phänomenologie des Geistes. Wissenschaft der Logik. Vorlesungen über die Naturphilosophie als der Encyklopädie der philosophischen Wissenschaften im Grundrisse. Grundlinien der Philosophie des Rechts oder Naturrecht und Staatswissenschaft im Grundrisse. ( DRITTE AUFLAGE, 1847) . Vorlesungen über die Philosopie der Geschichte. (DRITTE AUFLAGE, 1847). Vorlesungen über die Philosophie der Religion. Nebst einer Schrift über die Beweise vom Daseyn Gottes. ZWEITE, VERBESSERTE Auflage.(1840). Vorlesungen über die Geschichte der Philosophie. Zweite, VERBESSERTE Auflage.

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        Les Fleurs Animees

      Gabriel De Gonet, Paris 1847 - 262,263-364 (IV)132 pages. 26.5 x 18.5 cm, Hand-colored wood engraved title, 50 hand-colored engraved plates by Geoffroy after Grandville, two unsigned engraved botanical plates. Introduction by Alphonse Karr, text by Taxile Delord. GORDON N. RAY 198. "Fleurs animees" were his favorite work."the work into the execution of which he put all that was in him of poetic and gracious originality." Ray also noted Grandville's technique was much like modern artists, exploring the same subject "through a sequence of slight but significant variations." Plates bright and clean, some slight text toning to a handful of leaves, two centimeter dampstain at head not effecting text or plates Vols. I-II. Raised bands, spine panels richly gilt in floral motifs, two red leather spine labels printed in gilt, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, modest surface wear. Full dark green calf. Aeg. Very good. 2 vols [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Wanderungen durch Tyrol und Steyermark.

      Lpz., Wigand, 1847. 2. durchgesehene Auflage. 2 in 1 Bd. 19 x 13,5 cm. 392 S. Mit 60 Stahlstichtafeln nach L. Meyer. HLwd. mit Rtit. Das malerische und romantische Deutschland, Bd. X. - Vgl. Engelmann 417; Nebehay-W. 695. - Mit den schönen Ansichten u.a. von Franzensfeste, Graz, Hoheneppan, Innsbruck, Klausen, Kronmetz, Landeck, Murau, Pettau, Stubaital, Taufers, Torbole. - Einband leicht berieben. Gering gebräunt und etwas braunfleckig. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Europa, Österreich

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        Notizie edite ed inedite della vita e delle opere di Marcello Malpighi e di Lorenzo Bellini.

      Bologna, Tipografia Governativa alla Volpe, 1847, 4to legatura coeva in mezza pelle con titoli e fregi dorati al dorso, pp.(8)-539 con una tavola in antiporta incisa in acciaio con ritratto del Malpighi (incisa da L.Martelli su disegno del Rosaspina) e una tavola ripiegata fuori testo con la riproduzione di una lettera di Malpighi. Rarissimo.

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

      Adolph Marcus Verlag 1847 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 - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Naturwissenschaft, Bergbau/Geol.

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        Chrestomathie Persane, publiee sous les auspices de M. le Ministre de lInstruction Publique. Tomes 1 + 2.

      In-8. CLV, 276 XXXVIII, 292 (2) p. (= Chrestomathies orientales), demi-reliures de toile avec titres dorés. - 1. Prolégomènes des tables astronomiques d'Oloug-Beg, publiés avec notes et variantes, et précédés d'une introduction par L.P. E. A. Sédillot. 1847. - Mirkhond: Histoire de Sassanides, à l'usage des élèves de l'école royale et spéciale des langues orientales vivantes. 1843. - 2. Prolégomènes des tables astronomiques d'Oloug-Beg. Traduction et commentaire, par L.P.E.A. Sédillot. 1853. Reliures un peu frottées. Petite manque sur le plat. Quelques cachets sur les pages de titre et sur les dernières pages de texte. Papier un peu taché par la moisissure.

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        Illustrations of Medical Botany: Consisting of Coloured Figures of the Plants Affording the Important Articles of the Materia Medica

      Philadelphia: Robert P. Smith, 1847. First Edition. Hardcover. Nicely preserved copy of this elaborate and important early American color plate book, the text foxed as is typical but in an unrestored contemporary binding. REESE (American Color Plate Books) 16; NISSEN 333. MCGRATH, American Colorplate Books, p.54: "Particularly noteworthy for their technique are the 100 very fine hand-colored lithographs, all carefully heightened with varnish, that were published in Joseph Carson's Illustrations of Medical Botany (Phila., 1847).". Two volumes bound in one; folio (34.5cm.); contemporary full sheep, black gilt-lettered spine in six compartments; [2],63,60; 99 (of 100) lithographed hand-colored plates. Boards rather rubbed at extremities with faint signs of soil, unfortunate recent ballpoint pen ownership inscription on front free endpaper, text quite foxed and slightly affecting plates, one plate (no. 94, Veratrum sabadilla) trimmed at bottom edge affecting text. Lacking plate no. 95 (Orchis mascula).

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        Enciclopedia delle Scienze Pratiche della Medicina

      Francesco Azzolino, 1847. ITALIANO 0,73 Tomo VII, legatura a mezza pelle verde con rivestimento in carta policroma ai piatti, titoli in oro in fregio al dorso, taglio annerito e frastagliato, sporadiche fioriture alle pagine, segno manoscritto al foglio di guardia, testo su due colonne, frontespizio completo di riferimenti a corpo eterogeneo, traduzione dall'inglese all'italiano a cura di L. Michelotti, prima edizione napoletana accresciuta di articoli medici del Dott. P. Perrone USATO

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        Life, Trial and Execution, Thomas Sale, For the Murder of Mr..

      1847. "One Monday Morning, Near Six O'Clock, With a Window Bolt He Gave Him a Knock" [Broadside]. [Execution]. Sale, Thomas [d. 1848]. Life, Trial and Execution. Thomas Sale, For the Murder of Mr. Bellchambers. [London], C. Paul, Printer, [1848]. 19-1/2" x 14-1/2" broadside. Text in four columns below headline and large woodcut execution scene flanked by a set of verses within woodcut border. Light browning, some edgewear and light soiling to margins, chip near center of right-hand margin with minor loss to text, a few creases, some with clean tears, some repaired on verso with archival tape, "Oct. 1847" in small contemporary hand near head of text. $1,500. * On October 11, 1847, John Bellchambers, "a wealthy old gentleman," was attacked with an iron bolt and robbed by a gang near his home in Westminster, later dying from his wounds. Two of the gang, Thomas Sale and George McCoy, both aged 25, were found guilty of his murder. Sale made a complete and open confession of his guilt before he was hanged outside Newgate Prison on 10 January 1848. There is a death mask of Sale in Scotland Yard's collection of death masks. See Moss, Scotland Yard's History of Crime in 100 Objects, Appendix III. No copies of this broadside located on OCLC.

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        ELECTORS OF THE WESTERN DISTRICT! READ AND CONSIDER!! AT A MEETING OF GENTLEMEN OF THE WHIG PARTY, AND OF CITIZENS GENERALLY, FAVORABLE TO THE ELECTION OF HON. WILKINS UPDIKE, TO CONGRESS, HELD AT KINGSTON COURT HOUSE, AUG. 11, 1847 [caption title]

      [N.p., likely Kingston or Providence, R.I., 1847. Broadside, 19 x 12 1/2 inches. Old folds, some toning in lower region, mild edge wear. Very good. [with:] [J.W. Richmond]: FACTS RELATIVE TO THE POLITICAL AND MORAL CLAIMS OF WILKINS UPDIKE, FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE WHIG ELECTORS OF THE WESTERN DISTRICT. Providence. 1847. 16pp. Gathered signatures, stitched. Mild toning and foxing. Very good. A rare anti-Mexican War and anti-slavery broadside touting the Whig candidacy of Rhode Island historian Wilkins Updike for Congress in 1847. The broadside summarizes various speakers at an anti- political rally, and rails against the Mexican-American War and slavery. It reads, in part: "What then are the measures of the democratic party, which you vote for and endorse by giving a vote for Gov. Thurston? Do you not by so doing approve of the present unjust and wicked war with Mexico, a war begun by President Polk alone without the sanction of Congress, and which Congress were afterwards reluctantly brought to vote supplies for?.... But it was not merely the amount of public money squandered in this war, it was not even the great danger to the liberties of the country from the enormous and unconstitutional powers claimed by the President, and from the system of corruption which prevailed in the administration - there was a more momentous consideration than even all these - that was the object for which the war was carried on - the EXTENSION of SLAVERY!!" The text continues by giving an accounting of the costs of the Mexican-American War - both the appropriations already spent and also what the Congress might be expected to spend to continue the war in the future. In short, the war has cost over $80,000,000 so far, and Congress should expect to spend more than $50,000,000 more just in the next session should the war continue. The accompanying pamphlet, FACTS RELATIVE TO THE POLITICAL AND MORAL CLAIMS OF WILKINS UPDIKE, FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE WHIG ELECTORS OF THE WESTERN DISTRICT, provides a counter-argument to Updike's candidacy for Congress. Just half of one paragraph on the first page sums up the writer's opinion of Wilkins Updike: "It will first be shown by incontrovertible evidence, that from political considerations alone, he is unworthy of the support of the electors of the state of Rhode Island. What has been the political life of Mr. Updike? Has he been true and consistent on any political principle? Has he been true to any political party? It is known full well to every man, that he has not. So frequent have been his political somersets, that all have feared to trust him with office." The broadside is particularly rare, with only three copies in OCLC, at the New-York Historical Society Library, the American Antiquarian Society, and Williams College. The pamphlet is rather common, but provides an interesting political counterpoint to the broadside. Taken together, an interesting pair of political campaign documents that encapsulate the roaring debate on the Mexican-American War and what it meant for the expansion of slavery in 1847. Electors: OCLC 58787939. Facts: SABIN 71144. OCLC 23352383, 504352127.

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        Notizie edite ed inedite della vita e delle opere di Marcello Malpighi e di Lorenzo Bellini

      Bologna, Tipografia Governativa alla Volpe, 1847, 4to legatura coeva in mezza pelle con titoli e fregi dorati al dorso, pp.(8)-539 con una tavola in antiporta incisa in acciaio con ritratto del Malpighi (incisa da L.Martelli su disegno del Rosaspina) e una tavola ripiegata fuori testo con la riproduzione di una lettera di Malpighi. Rarissimo.

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        Digest of Evidence taken before Her Majesty's Commissioners of Inquiry into the State of the Law and Practice in Respect to the Occupation of Land in Ireland.

      First Edition. Two Volumes. Dublin, Printed by Alexander Thom for Her Majesty's Stationary Office, 1847 / 1848. 21 x 13 cm. Part 1: viii, 702 pages. With three foldouts and numerous tables / illustrations in the text. / Part 2: viii, pages from 703 to 1172. With two foldouts and tables. Original dark green textured cloth. Hard cover with gilt titles on spine. Very good condition. Corners, boards and spine slightly ruubed and bumped. Spine darkened to brown. Joints started to crack in places, but binding remains sound. Some dust dulling. Mild foxing,mainly to end papers, first and last few pages. Very few pencil underlinings, otherwise internally very clean. The Devon Commission (officially ‚Commission on Occupation of Land (Ireland)') was a commission that was appointed by Sir Robert Peel to research the problems with land leases. It was formed in 1843 and reported 1845. This was a positive step for the government as it made the Irish believe that reform would come soon afterwards. This was the first time that a British government had taken a step towards reforming the unfair leases. The Devon Commission was headed by William Courtney, the 10th Earl of Devon, and it reported in 1845 that the population of Ireland had exploded from 6 million people to close on 8 million people. Similarly, they concluded that the leases were unfair and were favorable to the landowners (who were usually Anglo-Irish). The majority of Irish tenants had no form of protection, they could be, and often were, summarily evicted. The Devon Commission had wide reaching consequences and though too late to prevent the famine, it did galvanize change afterwards. (Wikipedia). From the Introductory Chapter: ‚The whole of that vast mass of evidence taken by the commissioners in reference to the mutual relation existing between the proprietors and occupiers of land in Ireland, is at once conclusive, painfully interesting, and the most portentous in its character. It proves that the safety of the country, and the respective interests of both those classes, call loudly for a cautious but immediate adjustment of the grave questions at issue between them'.

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        Gesammelte Novellen. Vermehrt und verbessert. 14 Bände in 7. Hübsche marmor. Pappbde d. Z. mit Rückenvergoldung und rotem Rückenschild.

      Breslau, Josef Max u. Komp., 1838-1847. - Erste Sammelausgabe der Novellen, Bände 1-4 in 'neuem Abdruck', Bände 11-14 mit dem Nebentitel 'Neue Folge'. Enthält – trotz des Vermerks "vermehrt und verbessert" – drei Novellen im Erstdruck: 'Der Schutzgeist', 'Abendgespräche' und 'Die Glocke von Aragon'; die anderen wurden meist nur geringfügig überarbeitet. "Tieck präsentiert sich in den Novellen als Altromantiker, ohne Esoterik, aber mit der Überzeugung, daß Wunder und Alltag keine sich widersprechenden Erscheinungsformen des Lebens sind. Das Aufgreifen von gesellschaftlichen Problemen, . deren maßvolle, versöhnliche Art der Darstellung im Dialog, die Thematisierung von Freundschaft, Gemeinschaft, 'Schonung' und Menschlichkeit, scherzhaft und mit Anmut ist als die eigentliche Leistung von Tiecks Alterswerk anzusehen. Der Meister des Prosastils wurde zu einer Autorität einer neuen literarischen Gattung, der Taschenbuchnovelle ." (Paulin, Metzler, S. 87). – Etwas stockfleckig. – Goed. VI 43, 123.

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        Life, Trial and Execution, Thomas Sale, For the Murder of Mr...

      1847. "One Monday Morning, Near Six O'Clock, With a Window Bolt He Gave Him a Knock" [Broadside]. [Execution]. Sale, Thomas [d. 1848]. Life, Trial and Execution. Thomas Sale, For the Murder of Mr. Bellchambers. [London], C. Paul, Printer, [1848]. 19-1/2" x 14-1/2" broadside. Text in four columns below headline and large woodcut execution scene flanked by a set of verses within woodcut border. Light browning, some edgewear and light soiling to margins, chip near center of right-hand margin with minor loss to text, a few creases, some with clean tears, some repaired on verso with archival tape, "Oct. 1847" in small contemporary hand near head of text. $1,500. * On October 11, 1847, John Bellchambers, "a wealthy old gentleman," was attacked with an iron bolt and robbed by a gang near his home in Westminster, later dying from his wounds. Two of the gang, Thomas Sale and George McCoy, both aged 25, were found guilty of his murder. Sale made a complete and open confession of his guilt before he was hanged outside Newgate Prison on 10 January 1848. There is a death mask of Sale in Scotland Yard's collection of death masks. See Moss, Scotland Yard's History of Crime in 100 Objects, Appendix III. No copies of this broadside located on OCLC.

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        Komische Lebensbilder gezeichnet von A.Zampis und A.Pettenkoffer (sic!).

      Wien,Leykum [1847/48]. (1.-3. Heft). 4°. 3 Folgen à 6 Bl., zus. 18 altkolor. Orig.-Lithogr. mit humoristischen Bildunterschriften, 1 Orig.-Heftumschlag als Titel mitgeb. etw. späteres Hln., berieben u. etw. bestoßen, die Taf. im weißen Rand stellenw. gering stock- od. fingerfl., einige Taf. rücks. mit sorgf. reparierten Schabstellen, 1 Taf. mit kaum sichtbarem, gekl. Einriß, sonst gutes Expl. Vgl. Thieme-B. XXVI,506 (Pettenkofen). Sehr sehr seltene Folge dieser typischen Wiener Blätter. Insgesamt sind (nach Thieme-B.) 42 Blätter erschienen. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Kunst, Austriaca, Graphik, Originalgraphik, Viennensia, Karikatur, Österreichisch-ungarische Monarchie

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        Louis the Fourteenth and the Court of France in the Seventeenth Century. ~~~ The Court and Reign of Francis the First. ~~~ The Life of Marie De Medicis, Queen of France, Consort of Henry IV, and Regent of the Kingdom Under Louis XIII.

      London: Richard Bentley & Henry Colburn 1847 - Louis XIV London: Richard Bentley, 1847. Half Leather. Illustrated with a Frontis to Each Volume, Two Additional Plates Plus Many Wood Engravings By G & W. Measom. (illustrator). Second Edition. Vol I - viii, xv, i, 455; Vol II - ix, i, 456; Vol III - viii, i, 457. Francis the First Richard Bentley, London, 1849. First Edition. Vol I – xxii, 530pp; frontispiece, three portraits; fourth portrait of Henry VIII bound in Volume II (p551) not Volume I p352 as directed by the list of plates. Vol II – xv, 610pp; frontispiece, five portraits; portrait of Henry VIII bound in Volume II (p551) not Volume I p352 as directed by the list of plates. The Life of Marie De Medicis London: Henry Colburn, 1852. First Edition. In three volumes. First edition. Tall 8vo., Vol I – (xxvii), 443; frontispiece, facsimile page of Rambure Memoirs. Vol II – (xix), 466; frontispiece. Vol III – xix, 578pp; frontispiece, five facsimile letters. -------------- BINDING: The eight volumes are bound in later half leather by H Sotheran & Co., Picadilly with the binder’s mark to the reverse of the free end paper. With raised bands, gilt ruling to leather quarters; gilt decoration to spines, marbled endpapers and hand cut page edges, some are uncut.   Condition Report Externally Spine – very good condition. Joints – very good condition. Corners – very good condition – some wear. Boards – very good condition – some wear. Page edges – very good condition – top edge gilt, others hand or uncut. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – very good condition – solid. Paste downs – very good condition. End papers – very good condition. Title – good condition – some minor foxing. Pages – good condition – some foxing and offsetting from the plates to the page opposite. Binding – very good condition – solid. See photos Publisher: see above. Publication Date: 1847-1852 Binding: Hardback [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Béja no anno de 1845, ou primeiros traços estatisticos d'aquella cidade.

      Funchal, Typ. de A.L. da Cunha, 1847. - 16°, mid-twentieth-century sheep over decorated boards (slight wear at head and foot of spine, corners), flat spine gilt, decorated endleaves. Light browning. Overall in good to very good condition. Zincograph armorial bookplate of Francisco [de] A.[ssis de] M.[eneses] Bélard da Fonseca (Santa Margarida), 3.º Visconde de Santa Margarida, (1905-1978), designed by João Ricardo Silva. Lithographic frontispiece plate, (2 ll.), 80 pp., (1 l. errata). *** FIRST EDITION. This work, providing an extensive statistical analysis of this important city in the heart of the lower Alentejo, was reprinted by the Câmara Municipal de Béja in 1986, with an introduction by José Manuel da Silva Passos, and two folding maps added.José Silvestre Ribeiro (Idanha-a-Nova, 1807-Lisbon, 9 1891), Portuguese political figure and historian, studied at the University of Coimbra and held several high government posts, including that of Administrador Geral of Angra do Heroísmo and Governador Civil of Beja and Funchal. His many published works include studies of Camões and Dante's Divina Commedia, Primeiros traços de uma resenha da litteratura portugueza (Lisbon, 1853), and the monumental Historia dos estabilicimentos scientificos litterarios e artisticos de Portugal nos sucessivos reinados da monarchia, Lisbon: Academia Real das Sciências, 1871-1914, in 19 volumes.*** Innocêncio V, 134-6 (gives collation of 80 pp., 1 plate, without mention of the preliminary leaves or errata); for additional publications and biographical information, see also XIII, 213-5. For the bookplate, see Avelar Duarte, Ex-libris portugueses heráldicos 429. Porbase locates a total of five copies, all in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal (one described as in poor condition; the record for three gives the collation as 72 pp. only, without mention of any preliminary leaves, the errata, of plate; the record for the other two copies gives a collation the same as the present copy). Copac repeats British Library only for the original, and Oxford University (two copies) for the reprint. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der Ludwig-Kanal. Seine Entstehung und Bedeutung als Handels-Strasse von Friedrich Schultheis. Mit 26 in Stahl gestochenen Ansichten von Alexander Marx.

      Nürnberg, 1847. - Ca. 31 x 22 cm. Gedruckter Titel, gestochener Titel, XVI Seiten, 158 Seiten, mit 26 Stahlstich-Tafeln, 1 gestochene Karte. Gestochener Titel: "Pittoreske Ansichten des Ludwig-Donau-Main-Kanals. Gezeichnet, auf Stahl gestochenen Ansichten u. herausgegeben von Alexander Marx, Kupferstecher in Nürnberg." Mit beigebundenem Subskribentenverzeichnis. Einband berieben, Ecken bestoßen, Name auf Vorsatz, teils fingerfleckig. Insgesamt schönes und vollständiges Exemplar.

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        LA GUERRA DE CATALUÑA. Historia contemporánea de los acontecimientos que han tenido lugar en el principado desde 1827 hasta el día, con las biografías de los principales pesonajes, carlistas y liberales. Redactada por Oficiales que fueron actores o testigos de los acontecimientos.

      - Madrid. Imp. y Establecimiento de Grabado de D. Baltasar González. 1847. 1ª edic. 24x15 cm. frontis (cortado un trocito en el margen superior, sin afectar) + portada + 393 págs. (las primeras 16 en números romanos) + 1 lám. retrato Van-Halen + 6 láms. grabadas de Manresa, Villa de Olot, Solsona, Falcet, Urgel, Berga. + Biografías de Llauder, Urbiztondo, Baron de Meer, Conde de España y Linage correspondientes á la guerra de Cataluña. 119 págs. a dos columnas 1 h. índice. (la pág. 119 está al final de la pág. 393, por ser el índice de la obra) + 4 láms. grabadas, + Grabados Xilográficos en el texto Holandesa piel.muy limpio y buenos márgenes. # hª España ¿ Cataluña [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        OMOO: A NARRATIVE OF ADVENTURES IN THE SOUTH SEAS

      New York: Harper & Brothers; London: John Murray, 1847. First American Edition. A South Seas adventure based on the author's own experiences, "Omoo" cemented Melville's status as an adventure writer, but was his last successful work during his lifetime. According to ANB, "with 'Typee' and 'Omoo' Melville seized the imagination of readers of English throughout the world. He was a modern Robinson Crusoe, who even skeptical Britons finally decided was a genuine adventurer. . . . [these] first two books, the basis of [Melville's] reputation, remained in print throughout his lifetime, distributed worldwide as part of John Murray's Home and Colonial Library." "Omoo" was first printed by the London publisher Murray, who had taken a chance on the overtly sexual "Typee," which Harper Brothers had rejected. This frank sexuality did shock the public, but it also drove sales, and Harper Brothers leapt at the chance to publish this sequel. Melville was established both as a sex symbol and as an author worthy to be mentioned in the same breath as the greatest American writer of the day, Nathaniel Hawthorne, who became a friend and mentor. Tragically, the work now regarded as Melville's masterpiece, "Moby-Dick," was disappointing to a public hoping for more racy, raucous exploits, and Melville's career never recovered. Only in the 20th century was he returned to his place beside Hawthorne in the American literary pantheon.. 190 x 122 mm. (7 1/2 x 4 7/8"). xv, [i], 17-389 pp., [xv]-xxiii, 16 pp. (ads). With the half title. First American Edition. Modern three-quarter maroon morocco over red buckram, raised bands flanked by gilt and blind rules, spine panels with gilt centerpiece. With frontispiece map of the South Pacific. Front flyleaf and p. 159 with ink signature of Alfred C. Clark; title page with "Churchill" written in pencil at head. BAL 13656. Occasional mild foxing or corner creases, but an excellent copy, with clean, fresh, and bright text in an unworn binding. A South Seas adventure based on the author's own experiences, "Omoo" cemented Melville's status as an adventure writer, but was his last successful work during his lifetime. According to ANB, "with 'Typee' and 'Omoo' Melville seized the imagination of readers of English throughout the world. He was a modern Robinson Crusoe, who even skeptical Britons finally decided was a genuine adventurer. . . . [these] first two books, the basis of [Melville's] reputation, remained in print throughout his lifetime, distributed worldwide as part of John Murray's Home and Colonial Library." "Omoo" was first printed by the London publisher Murray, who had taken a chance on the overtly sexual "Typee," which Harper Brothers had rejected. This frank sexuality did shock the public, but it also drove sales, and Harper Brothers leapt at the chance to publish this sequel. Melville was established both as a sex symbol and as an author worthy to be mentioned in the same breath as the greatest American writer of the day, Nathaniel Hawthorne, who became a friend and mentor. Tragically, the work now regarded as Melville's masterpiece, "Moby-Dick," was disappointing to a public hoping for more racy, raucous exploits, and Melville's career never recovered. Only in the 20th century was he returned to his place beside Hawthorne in the American literary pantheon.

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        One Day from the Diary of a Stag, January 29, 1846, dedicated by permission to the Countess of Stradbroke, by Mrs. David Hanbury. With Illustrations by Edward Robert Smyth: Plate I: "Stag Hunting in the Olden Time" / Plate II: "The Meet at Kesgrave" / Plate III: Wolsey's Gate" / Plate IV: "The Stag crossing the Orwell" / Plate V: "Bishops Hill" / Plate VI: "The Stag in Distress".

      London / Ipswich, Ackerman and Co. and F. Pawsey, []. 1847 - Oblong Folio. 7 pages with 6 original, handcoloured etchings. Later 19th century binding (half leather with gilt lettering on spine). With original, illustrated wrapper bound in the rear. The beautiful binding with only minor signs of wear. One of the plates with some stronger wear in the outer margins only. Very minor traces of foxing only. Excellent condition of this extremely rare sporting book. This the scarce coloured edition. [Schwerdt I, p. 228: "A discussion between a young lady and her sporting lover on the cruelty of modern stag hunting; illustrated with attractive plates". / An entry in an auction catalogue of THE ANDERSON AUCTION COMPANY from 1909 reads: "A Sporting Book seldom offered for Sale"] Edward Robert Smythe was one of the foremost painters of the Suffolk School. After early aspirations of a military life he became an artist, and worked in Ipswich alongside artists such as Robert Burrows, and his brother Thomas (1825-1906). In 1840 Smythe moved to Norwich, and is said to have worked with John Sell Cotman. He was undoubtedly influenced by several Norwich School artists, such as his friend Frederick Ladbrooke. His work attracted commissions from eminent patrons such as the Earl of Cardigan, and the Greene family.

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        The Mysteries of the Madhouse; or, Annals of Bedlam. By a discharged officer of twenty years' experience.

      S. Chauntler. [1847] Illus.; sl. browned. Early maroon cloth; sl. marked, with title in black also on front board. 78pp.Ono 412. BL & Cambridge only on Copac; no copies on OCLC. A penny dreadful in 10 parts; the text in two columns, the last two parts without illus. The running head is 'The mysteries of Bedlam and Annals of the madhouse'. Without the promised plate of 'The lunatics' gala at Bedlam' which is not noted in either copy on Copac.

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        Savage Life and Scenes in Australia and New Zealand: being an artist¿s impressions of Countries and People of the Antipodes

      Smith, Elder, London 1847 - 2 Volume. Original red cloth, discreetly recased, decorated on spine. Pale foxing on frontispiece and title page. A valuable account of Angas's five months in New Zealand in 1844 and his impressions of Maori life and custom from his overland journeys, during which time he also assembled material for the 'New Zealanders Illustrated' An unusually good, complete set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collection of Twelve Water Colours & Two Pencil Sketches, of a Voyage to Madeira, and also Cape Verde Islands and St Helena in the packet-brig Eclipse during the year 1847.

      September-October 1847 It would be pleasant to think that these sketches were drawn by Ann Dolman of Marshfield, Gloucestershire after her marriage to John Bodman in November 1846 - but one would assume if that was the case the signature used would be 'A. Bodman'. The images are described fully in the note below; water colours unless otherwise stated.1. Humorous depiction of a seaboard dinner interrupted by bad weather. 36 x 26cm. Seven gentlemen, one lady and two waiters (one Indian) discombobulated by a storm, with food, glasses, people, thrown hither and thither. Signed A Dolman, 47. 2. Attractive view of the deck of the Eclipse. 26 x 18cm. With two gentlemen, two ladies, a child, a cat and a dog, with land and a threemaster in the background. Signed A. Dolman Sept. 15/47. 3. Two men carrying a hammock & another carrying bags. 31 x 12cm. Pencil sketch. 4. Six vignette sketches on one page, four in pencil & watercolour, 2 in pencil only. 19 x 14cm. Includes a small portrait of 'the oldest inhabitant in Madeira'. 5. Villa da Machico, Madeira. 18 x 26cm. Pencil sketch from the sea. 6. Oval view of huts, woman carrying firewood on her head in foreground, sea and islands in background. 14 x 10cm. 7. The Dezertas from the Brazen Head Cliffs, Madeira. 18 x 26cm. Cliffs in foreground, the Dezertas Islands (to S.E. of Madeira) in background. Signed and dated Sept. 28/47. 8. View of a large garden with signs of a town in background. 26 x 18cm. 9. View from town looking up to hills. 36 x 26cm. Background finished, town in foreground unfinished. 10. The Forge or Souffleur, Madeira. 20 x 26cm. The Forga or Forge on the island of St Miguel, Madeira, a naturally occurring 'boiling fountain' under cliffs. 11. The Rabacal, Madeira. 35 x 25cm. Spectacular waterfall, with resting workman in foreground. 12. Camara de Lobos from the west, Madeira. 34 x 23cm. A town on the coast of south-central Madeira. Signed and dated Oct. 26 1847. 13. St. Antonio, Cape Verd(e) Islands. 26 x 18cm. Mountain from the sea, with small three-master. 14. James Town, St Helena. 26 x 18cm. View of the town from the sea. The Eclipse was a post office ship, manned by the Royal Navy, at this time sailing out of Falmouth and Portsmouth for Madeira and St Helena, one of three such packets - with the Dart and the Grace Darling - to serve the route. The Eclipse is described as a 'superior' brig of some 220 tons. PLEASE NOTE: For customers within the UK and the EU, this item is subject to VAT.

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        Andenken an den Rhein. Eine Sammlung der schönsten Ansichten des Rheins zwischen Mainz und Cöln. Gezeichnet und gestochen von J.J. Tanner.

      Mainz, Victor von Zabern, o.J. [um ]. 1847 - 24 Bll. und Titelblatt. OHlwd. 24 Auquatinta mit eingefügten Seidenpapier. Titel dreisprachig. - Stockfleckig, Ebd. leicht berieben m. kl. Gbrsp. Neue Seidenbänder. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LA PHALANGE. [MANUSCRITS DE FOURIER.] DES CINQ PASSIONS SENSUELLES.

      S.d. Imprimerie Lange Lévy et Compagnie, Rue du Croissant, 16, [Paris, vers 1845-1847] - 1 volume in-8 (23,8 x 16,5 cm), pagination multiple (environ 500 pages). Collationné complet des divers textes publiés à la suite et séparément dans La Phalange (voir détail des parties et chapitres ci-dessous). Reliure à la bradel moderne plein vélin blanc, dos muet, doublures et gardes de papier noir (reliure signée Elsa Rambour). Reliure parfaitement exécutée avec tranchefiles main. Intérieur frais sur papier fin, sans rousseurs. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. Ce volume se compose de 18 fragments des manuscrits de Fourier publiés dans La Phalange, dans le désordre chronologique. Ils ont été réunis ici dès l'origine (vers 1850) par un amateur. En voici la liste dans l'ordre dans lequel on les trouve reliés dans le volume : L'arbre passionnel. Sa dualité et ses subdivisions en séries nuancées et puissancielles. Etat subversif de la vue en accords de 0. 1. 2. puissances. Complément sur le luxe interne en sens de la vue. Citerlogue. Récréation de correspondance sidérale. Transmission de la langue universelle et des connaissances acquises dans tous les mondes. Des Séries mesurées. Des séries mesurées de 4e et 5e puissances. Du groupe hypermineur ou amour. Du groupe d'amitié ou de confusion. Echelle puissancielle de l'amitié. Antienne. De la composite. De la cabaliste. De la papillonne. Résumé sur les trois distributives. Tableau abrégé des conflits passionnels. Des parcours passionnels. Transitions passionnelles. De l'unitéisme. De la passion foyère dite unitéisme. Sublimité de cette passion. Appendice à l'analyse passionnelle. Analogie tirée du système aromal ou planétaire. Section ébauchée des trois unités externes. Égarement de la raison démontré par les ridicules des sciences incertaines. Fragments. Selon Charles Fourier, l'humain est habité de 12 passions qui se divisent en 3 classes : 5 sensuelles, 4 affectives et 3 distributives. Une passion unifiante, l'unitéisme couronne les douze premières. a. Les passions sensuelles correspondent aux cinq sens. 1. L'ouïe, 2. la vue, 3. le goûter, 4. l'odorat et 5. le toucher permettent de développer les passions associées par exemple à la musique, la peinture, la gastronomie, les parfums et la sexualité. b. Les passions affectives créent des liens avec les autres. 1. L'amitié est un sentiment de complicité personnelle. 2. Le corporatisme stimule l'ambition et la collaboration à partir du sentiment d'appartenance et d'affinité avec un groupe. 3. Le familisme est un lien de sang, celui du clan familial. 4. L'amour, sentiment le plus intense, est un sentiment divin et enivrant. c. Les passions distributives se constituent à partir d'agencements des précédentes. 1. La papillonne s'exprime par le désir de renouveau qui pousse d'une passion à l'autre et permet de fuir la monotonie de l'exclusivité. 2. La composite permet de jouir de la combinaison d'un agencement particulier de plusieurs passions. 3. La cabaliste supplée au goût pour l'intrigue, le calcul (conspiration) et la compétition. L'unitéisme est une passion proprement religieuse. Elle apporte le sentiment d'unité avec tout ce qui nous entoure : humains, nature, cosmos. C'est un sentiment de bienveillance universelle qui se dégage dans l'harmonie où tous se sentent riches, libres et éprouvent la justice. Les Manuscrits inédits de Fourier (mort en 1837) ont été publiés en 10 volumes par La Phalange entre 1845 et 1849. Fils de marchand de draps, commis de magasin, Fourier exerce différents métiers et ce n’est qu’en 1830 qu’il pourra entièrement se consacrer à l’écriture. Il conçoit l’homme heureux et juge les passions positives puisqu’elles sont voulues par Dieu. S’inspirant des principes de Newton, il ambitionne d’appliquer la loi universelle d’attraction à l’attraction passionnelle : user du désir et utiliser les vocations pour une société inégalitaire mais harmonieuse et ainsi créer une communauté où chacun supplée à chacun. héorie des quatre mouvements, son premier traité, paraît en 1808. Il y classe les douze passions (cinq sensuelles corres [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LIGHTS AND SHADOWS OF SAILOR LIFE

      1847. CLARK, Joseph G. LIGHTS AND SHADOWS OF SAILOR LIFE, AS EXEMPLIFIED IN FIFTEEN YEARS' EXPERIENCE, INCLUDING THE MORE THRILLING EVENTS OF THE U.S. EXPLORING EXPEDITION, AND REMINISCENCES OF AN EVENTFUL LIFE ON THE "MOUNTAIN WAVE". Boston: John Putnam, 1847. First Edition. 8vo. pp. 324. Red cloth, blindstamped front and back and stamped in gilt to front, back and spine. Corners bumped, head and tail of spine chipped. Front hinge weak. Endpapers toned, light foxing to margins throughout. An account of the Wilkes U.S. exploring expedition.

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        Voyage dans l'Afrique Australe de Natal,

      1847]. 1847 - notamment dans le territoire de Natal dans celui des Cafres Amazoulous et Makatisses et jusqu'au tropique du Capricorne durant les années 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, 1843 & 1844.First edition. 2 vols. 2 folding maps (1 stained) & 9 lithograph plates. Contemporary green calf, gilt, spines lightly sunned, with black cloth slipcase. xvi, 580; 624pp. Paris, Dépot de Librairie, [ ?An important work on Natal and Zululand in the middle of the nineteenth century? (Mendelssohn). The author arrived at the Cape in 1838 and, having travelled around the Colony, went to Natal where he witnessed the wars of the emigrant Boers with Dingaan. Mendelssohn I, p441. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SHAKESPEARE'S PLAYS: WITH HIS LIFE

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1847. Edited by Gulian C. Verplanck. Covers fine, endpapers yellowed and spotted, all else clean. Edited by Gulian C. Verplanck. Three volumes. Illustrated with many hundred wood-cuts. Quarto. Bound in full period black leather, a.e.g., with elaborate gilt designs on the spines and covers in nineteenth-century ornate curvilinear style. Very nice example of this binding style. Bookseller's ticket on front pastedown.

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        The Modern Angler; comprising angling in all its branches.

      1847 - Manchester: James Cheetham. 1847. 8vo. Original blue cloth; pp. 108, engraved title page, 3 copper engraved paltes (2 hand coloured), 2 loose flies at pp 28-29; previous owners' signatures to ffep, very good. First edition. Copies have emerged with a varying number of plates; however, all copies seem to have the two coloured plates. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Memoir Respecting the Kaffirs, Hottentots, and Bosjemans, of South Africa

      1847 - [With] Original Matter contained in Lieut.-Colonel Sutherland's Memoir on the Kaffers, Hottentots, and Bosjemans, of South Africa, Heads 1st and 2nd. Commentaries and Notes on the Text Used in the Compilation of the Memoirs.First editions. 3 vols. 8vo. Two vols in contemporary half calf, gilt, slightly shelf worn, one vol in modern half calf, gilt, all 3 vols presented in uniform quarter morocco drop-back boxes. [viii], 432; [vi], 720; iv, 580pp. Cape Town, Pike & Philip, 1845, 1846, & Scarce. A very good set of Sutherland's two published works, Original Matters being an author's presentation copy: ?With Col Sutherland's best regards.? Sutherland, whilst on leave from India, travelled throughout the North-Eastern districts of South Africa compiling information from his own observations and from his discussions with the resident Agents. As a result he was able to put together ?a body of evidence. which may be of use to any person who may hereafter become the historian of the condition of the aborigines in South Africa.? (Mendelssohn). The Memoir is a ?valuable compilation based on Moodie's Records and the works of many of the early writers on South African matters.? The third volume, Original Matter ?eliminates much of the matter included in the Memoir, and contains some additions taken from the author's notes.? Mendelssohn II, pp453-4. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        ARGUMENT OF WILLIAM H. SEWARD, ON THE LAW OF CONGRESS CONCERNING THE RECAPTURE OF FUGITIVE SLAVES [wrapper title]

      Albany, 1847. 40pp. plus errata slip. Dbd., retaining original front printed wrapper. Minor dust-soiling to front wrapper, light edge wear. Mild foxing to a few leaves. Overall good plus. A rare Supreme Court argument against the Fugitive Slave Law, given before the Supreme Court by William H. Seward in 1847. The work is variously listed under its wrapper title, as we have it, or by the information on the titlepage, which reads, "In the Supreme Court of the United States, John Van Zandt, ad sectum Wharton Jones. Argument for the Defendant. By William H. Seward." Here, Seward represents the defendant, John Van Zandt of Ohio, who was sued by Wharton Jones of Kentucky, who claimed Van Zandt was harboring a fugitive slave who rightfully belonged to him. The text records Seward's argument in front of the Supreme Court, which he divides into four points. In the first two points, Seward argues specific aspects of the case before him. In Seward's last two points, he challenges the Constitutionality of the 1793 Fugitive Slave Act itself. The titles of points three and four are, respectively, "The Law of 1793 is in Conflict with the Ordinance for the Government of the Territory Northwest of the Ohio, passed in 1787, and is therefore void" and "The Law of 1793, so far as its provisions affect the questions now before the Court, is Unconstitutional and Void." William H. Seward was a prominent lawyer from New York, and served as governor of the state from 1839 to 1842. He later served as the Senator for New York, 1849-1861 before serving as President Lincoln's Secretary of State from 1861 to 1869. In-between his governorship of New York and serving in the Senate, Seward continued to practice law, and the present work concerns one of his more notable cases during that time. Seward and his wife, Frances, were ardent abolitionists who participated in the Underground Railroad, opening their home in Auburn, N.Y. to escaped slaves. This earlier case, in which Seward argues not only against enforcement of the Fugitive Slave Act, but against its very existence, is consistent with his later activities against slavery itself. Salmon P. Chase had represented Van Zandt in this case at the circuit level. Chase was unable to travel to Washington, however, to argue the case in front of the Supreme Court. Chase employed Seward to present his brief to the court, entitled RECLAMATION OF FUGITIVES FROM SERVICE, along with Seward's own argument, represented in the present work. "Seward's brief is almost devoid of the antislavery arguments offered by Chase. He is somewhat more legalistic and much briefer in his points and citations" - Finkelman. Scarce in institutions, and rather rare in the marketplace. DUMOND, p.101. FINKELMAN, pp.70-75. SABIN 79504.

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        Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Arctic Ocean.

      London: George Routledge, 1847.. RARE. Two volumes bound as one. Crown octavo, pp.xvi, 312; pp.viii, 321 [3]. In a secondary binding, lacking the frontispiece of the approach to Artillery Lake, and a title page for vol. II. With two illustrated plates. In contemporary blue leather-effect cloth with gilt titles to spine. Title page quite heavily browned. Black ink ownership inscription to title page. Spine head pulled away, taking a further inch from the top of the spine with it. Spine sunned; joints rubbed. Fair overall. First published in 1836, this is an account of the expedition formed to discover the fate of the Second Ross Expedition, which set out in 1829. Since the Ross Expedition had already returned by the time Captain Back set out in 1833, several seasons were spent exclusively on further exploration. In addition to Captain Back's own account of the voyage, this account by the ship's surgeon appeared the year after their return. A rare book in any condition.

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        Tales from Denmark. Tanslated by Charles Boner.

      2nd. ed. kl.-8. ca. 400 nn. S. Mit 42 Textholzst. u. 8 lith. Tontaf. v. Franz v. POCCI. Ln. m. goldgeprägt. Rückentit. Kl. Randeinriß am Tit. Stellenw. leicht fleckig. Dreyer 205 - Die Erstausgabe erschien 1847.

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        Jane Eyre

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

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        Voyage aux sources du Rio de S. Francisco et dans la province de Goyaz

      Arthus Betrand-1848, Paris 1847 - ____ Première édition. Le botaniste Auguste de Saint-Hilaire séjourna 6 ans au Brésil et en ramena 24 000 espèces de plantes. Ces volumes ont été publiés dans la collection "Voyages dans l'intérieur du Brésil". *-------*. 2 volumes In-8. Collation : (4), 380 pp. / XV, 349 pp., (2) Demi-cuir brun. (Reliure moderne.).

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        Lake Superior Mining Company

      1847-1848. Michigan's Upper Peninsula was rich in mineral deposits, primarily copper and iron, which were discovered on the 1840s. The Upper Peninsula's mines would eventually produce more mineral wealth than the California Gold Rush, especially after shipping was simplified with the opening of the Soo Locks in 1855 and docks in Marquette in 1859. The Upper Peninsula supplied 90% of America's copper by the 1860s. It would be the largest supplier of iron ore by the 1890s. The Lake Superior Copper Company was the first company to actually produce copper in the Lake Superior region. The archive consists of thirty-six (36) pieces: Notably a Broadside, 16½" x 21" headed "By The President of the United States. In pursuance of an act of Congress approved on the 1st day of March, 1847, establishing "a land office in the Northern part of Michigan, and to provide for the sale of mineral lands in the State of Michigan. The Broadside continues with all the associated legal requirements and is signed in type by President James Polk; an attractive manuscript map showing the Isle Royal on the shore of Lake Superior with identified tracts of land; two partly-printed pay receipts, each with an engraving of the "Inventors of Printing in the left margin; a Printed letter of Richard M. Young, Land Commissioner with instructions to Land Officers at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan; an analysis of copper and silver on illustrated letterhead from Robert Longman, a "sweep smelter and refiner" dated at Brooklyn, 1846; plus five (5) letters written to the Lake Superior Copper Company, from February 1847 to March 1848, primarily one page and mostly discussing small stock transactions; with twenty (20) letters written between 1844-1846 discussing the mineral rights of the area; plus nine (9) miscellaneous related documents concerning insurance, leases, receipts, etc…" A fascinating lot worthy of further research. Mostly fine or better.

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        Double Broadside for Johann Strauss I and Johann Nestroy.

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

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        LETTERS ON THE MASONIC INSTITUTION

      T. R. Martin, Boston 1847 - Adams was the sixth president of the United States. After serving a single term as president, he was elected to the House of Representatives for nine consecutive terms. While serving in the House, Adams ran an unsuccessful campaign for Governor of Massachusetts in 1833 as a candidate of the Anti-Masonic Party (formed in 1828). Letters on the Masonic Institution was published shortly before Adams' death in 1848 at the age of 80. Excerpt: "It is now twenty years since there sprung up in the United States an earnest and at times a vehement discussion, of the nature and effect of the bond entered into by those citizens who join the society of Free and Accepted Masons. The excitement which arose in consequence of the disclosures then made, had the effect, at least for a time, if not permanently, to check the further spread of that association. The legislative power of some of the States was invoked, and at last actually interposed, to prevent the administration of extra-judicial oaths, including of course all such as were constantly taken in the Masonic Order. This was the furthest point which the opposition ever reached." Bound in embossed black cloth, black spine with gilt lettering. Image at left is of the title page. 284 pages. 8vo., 284pp.; VG-; bound in embossed black cloth, black spine with gilt lettering; bumping to corners; what appears to be bookworm marks on the hinges and spine, does not impact text; top edge of head and lower edge of tail missing; mild scattered foxing; inscription dated 1853 on ffep; shelved case 1. Dupont. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Notebook of Medical Remedies (Receipts Book)

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

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Memoir Respecting the Kaffirs Hottentots and Bosjemans of South Africa

      [With] Original Matter contained in Lieut.-Colonel Sutherland's Memoir on the Kaffers, Hottentots, and Bosjemans, of South Africa, Heads 1st and 2nd. Commentaries and Notes on the Text Used in the Compilation of the Memoirs.First editions. 3 vols. 8vo. Two vols in contemporary half calf, gilt, slightly shelf worn, one vol in modern half calf, gilt, all 3 vols presented in uniform quarter morocco drop-back boxes. [viii], 432; [vi], 720; iv, 580pp. Cape Town, Pike & Philip, 1845, 1846, &

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        RECITS DE LA CAPTIVITE DE L'EMPEREUR NAPOLEON A SAINTE-HELENE, PAR M. LE GENERAL MONTHOLON, COMPAGNON DE SA CAPTIVITE ET SON PREMIER EXECUTEUR TESTAMENTAIRE.

      PAULIN, LIBRAIRE-EDITEUR. 1847 - 2 TOMES IN-8 (14,5 X 23,5 X 5,5 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE (4) + CXII + 476 ET (4) + 579 PAGES, RELIURE D?EPOQUE 1/2 VEAU VIOLINE, DOS LISSE ORNE DE FILETS DORES. AVEC 2 PLANS ET UN TABLEAU REPLIE. EDITION ORIGINALE. EX-LIBRIS ARMORIE DE LA BIBLIOTHEQUE DE M. DE BARANTE. "CES RECITS ONT ETE LES PREMIERS A DONNER UN TABLEAU COMPLET DE LA CAPTIVITE DE NAPOLEON A SAINTE-HELENE, DE L'ARRIVEE DANS L'ILE A LA MORT DE L'EMPEREUR". (TULARD. 1056). LES DOS ONT UNIFORMEMENT VIRE AU VERT, SINON BON EXEMPLAIRE DE CES RARES MEMOIRES, D'UNE TRES BONNE PROVENANCE. [Attributes: First Edition]

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