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        Observations Upon The Effects of Certain Late Political Suggestions. By the Delegates of Georgia. Printed in the Year 1781

      Wormsloe [Ga]: [Printed at Philadelphia by C. Sherman], 1847. Limited to 21 copies. Hardcover. Very good. Folio. [1], 14pp., [2]. Original brown pebble cloth hardcover with gilt stamped title on red leather spine label. Light scattered toning and foxing to pages. Light edge wear to cloth at extremities. Note: Reprint of an extremely rare pamphlet published in Philadelphia (Printed by R. Aitken, Bookseller, in Market-Street, Three Doors above the Cofee-House. MDCC.LXXXI) with an attached annex of a tabular statement of the exports, etc., from the Port of Savannah from 1754 to 1773. The preface is written by George Wymberly-Jones. "The pamphlet is so exceedingly rare, that I have never seen or heard of any other copy than the one in the Philadelphia Library, marked 464, Q. 18, from which this reprint is made. Of the present edition there are but twenty-one copies printed." (GWJ).

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        Histoire des Girondins.

      Paris, Furne et Cie - W. Coquebert, 1847. 8 volumes in-8°, demi-veau blond, dos lisses ornés de filets dorés, pièces de titre et de tomaison vertes (reliure de l'époque).Edition originale de cet ouvrage qui connut un très grand succès, expliqué en partie par le rôle politique de Lamartine. Sans la table des sommaires, réservée aux souscripteurs. (Vicaire, IV, 985)."Voici un livre monstre, un Niagara qui charrie des matériaux hétéroclites : des rêves, des supplices, des idylles, des massacres ; les joyeux cortèges des fêtes, les sombres processions de l'échafaud ; des tempêtes et des bonaces ; le grand jour des tribunes et l'ombre des cachots ; une foule d'emplois improbables, geôliers en proie au remords, meurtrières au coeur pur, vrais prophètes et faux oracles. On en sort étourdi d'avoir vu papilloter les images de ce gigantesque kaléidoscope, titubant sous l'assaut d'émotions contradictoires, chagrin mêlé à la pitié. Livre inclassable. De romancier ? De poète ? D'historien ?" (Collection Bouquins, 2014).Accroc aux coiffes des volumes 5 et 8 sinon bon exemplaire à l'intérieur préservé de rousseurs.

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        HISTOIRE DU CONSULAT ET DE L'EMPIRE - 20 TOMES - COMPLET. DU TOME 1 AU TOME 20.

      PAULIN 1847 - R320080850: 494 + 458 + 570 + 620 + 473 + 573 + 684 + 687 + 596 + 511 + 476 + 709 + 584 + 686 + 614 + 693 + 911 + 656 + 637 + 814 pages - quelques gravures en noir et blanc hors texte sous serpente dont une en frontispice dans les tomes 1,13 et 20. dont Napoleon (en Tome 20, en Frontispice - voir Photo) . 10 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES. SOMMAIRE DE LA TOMAISON : Tome I: Novembre 1799 à juillet 1800. Tome II: Août 1799 à avril 1801. Tome III: Avril 1801 à août 1802. Tome IV: Août 1802 à mars 1804. Tome V: Avril 1804 à août 1805. Tome VI: Août 1805 à sept. 1806. Tome VII: Sept. 1806 à juillet 1807. Tome VIII: Juillet 1807 à juillet 1808. Tome IX: Mai 1808 à fév. 1809. Tome X: Jan. 1809 à juillet 1809. Tome XI: Fév. 1809 à avril 1810. Tome XII: Avril 1810 à mai 1811. Tome XIII: Mars 1811 à juin 1812. Tome XIV: Juin à déc. 1812. Tome XV: Mai 1812 à mai 1813. Tome XVI: Juin à nov. 1813. Tome XVII: Nov. 1813 à avril 1814. Tome XVIII: Avril 1814 à mars 1815. Tome XIX: Jan. à juin 1815. Tome XX: Juin 1815 à mai 1821. In-8 Broché. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 944.041-Histoire de France de 1789 à 1804 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Rekisei joso ko [trans.: Study of Women's Wear through the Ages].

      Numerous illus. in the text, some full-page. 30; 33; 33; 35 folding leaves. Large 8vo, orig. decorated wrappers, orig. block-printed title labels on upper covers, new stitching. Kyoto: Shintaido, 1847. First edition of this well-known historical review of Japanese women's wear. Santo (1769 or 1770-1858), was a famous popular novelist who also used the name Momoki Iwase. This well-illustrated book, written in a very lively style and presented in a series of essays, is concerned with the grooming of Japanese women. Each volume is devoted to a season. Santo, citing a number of earlier works of Japanese fashion, describes the origins and varieties of mirrors, many of which are quite elaborate; combs; hair ornaments; highly decorative hairstyles; tiaras and other headwear; ornamental pins in the Japanese and Chinese styles; how and when to shave the face and who should do it; how to refine the hairline and eyebrows; kimonos and other clothing; hairstyles for different occasions; etc. Fine set. .

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Meiningen, 9. III. 1847.

      1847. 2 SS. Folio. An einen Herrn Vetter: "Sie waren stets so freundlich und gütig gegen mich gesinnt und erfreuten mich öfterer durch Zusendung mehrerer Ihrer schönen Gedichte wofür ich Ihnen noch zu großem Dank verpflichtet bin, dass ich es wage Sie zu bitten, mich ferner mit Ihrer Muse zu erfreuen und zu unterstützen indem ich die Idee habe, ein fortlaufendes Werk für eine Singstimme mit Begleitung des Pianoforte aus Originaldichtungen und Compositionen der ‚beliebtesten Dichter' und Componisten bestehend, heraus zu geben [...]".

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        Romeo a Julie. [Romeo and Juliet.]

      W Kommissi? u Kronbergra a R?iwna?c?e (Jaroslawa Pospí?ila), W Praze (Prague 1847 - First Czech edition. In contemporary half cloth. (7), 4-175, (1) p. The first Czech edition of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Cover slightly worn, the upper left corner is damaged. With ownership signature on half title. Notes in pencil on rear paste down. Occasional foxing. Overall is very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        GAMBLING UNMASKED! OR THE PERSONAL EXPERIENCE OF J.H. GREEN, THE REFORMED GAMBLER, DESIGNED AS A WARNING TO THE YOUNG MEN OF THIS COUNTRY. Written by Himself

      Philadelphia, 1847. [2],312pp. plus frontispiece and five plates. 12mo. Original brown embossed cloth, spine gilt. Scattered fading, spine and edges chipped. Bookplate and ownership stamp on front and rear pastedowns, penciled notations to flyleaves. Front hinge tender. Foxing and toning, lower margin stained on some pages. About good. The second edition, after the first of 1844. "A reformed gambler's adventures among brother card-sharps, counterfeiters, etc., along the lower Mississippi, from Kentucky to Louisiana" - Howes. One of several works by Green, the most important early writer on gambling in America. This book is the most famous of his works, and reveals various forms of card-sharking and cheating. HOWES G365.

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        Nuovissima guida dei viaggiatori in italia e nelle principali parti d'Europa, cio Francia, Belgio, Olanda, Inghilterra, Scozia, ... coola descrizione delle loro citt? capitali ed altrte notevoli indicazioni contenente lo stato generale delle Poste, loro regolamenti, servizii di mare, battelli a vapore sui laghi e le pi recenti notizie storiche, artistiche e statistiche ... Seconda edizione originale.

      Milano, Zucoli, 1847, in-8vo cartonato originale, pp. (16) + XXXVI + (4) + 747 + (1b) con 18 cc. f.t. pi volte rip. Firma autografa dell'A. entro cornicetta tipografica alla 28vo carta bianca, numerata XLI, che segue il frontespizio. della prima parte dell'opera intitolata "Guida d'Italia". Testo su due colonne. Nota ed importante guida con moltissimi dati fra i quali quelli relativi ai trasporti via mare e terra tra i vari stati d'Europa presi in esame.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già' Naturalistica snc]
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        Presidential, Signed; Oration on American Independence Delivered at Akron, Ohio, July 3, 1847

      Ackron: H. Canfield, 1847. First Edition. Original Wraps. Signed by President Rutherford B. Hayes; Octavo, 15 pages, original pink printed wrappers, bound with "Eulogy Upon General Thomas L. Hamer."

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        Entdeckungsreise nach dem Süd-Polar-Meere in den Jahren 1839 - 1843. Deutsch von Julius Seybt.

      Lorck, 1847. Cm. 22, pp. vi (2) 431 (1). Con bell'antiporta in litografia seppiata ed una carta geografica più volte ripiegata in fine (staccata). Legatura coeva in mezza pelle con punte, dorso liscio con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro. Qualche brunitura sparsa e qualche segno d'uso superficiale alla legatura, ma pèeraltro esemplare genuino e ben conservato. Si tratta della prima, rara edizione della traduzione tedesca di questo celebre viaggio polare. Cfr. Sabin (73367). "This famos expedition circumnavigated the Antarctic continent, discovered the Ross Sea, Victoria Land, Erebus and Terror Gulf (named after the ships of the expedition), and attempted to penetrate the Wedell Sea" (NMM).

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        The Hero of the Japanese Suikoden.

      1847-48 1847 - The size specified here includes current acid-free mount.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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        L'Égypte au XIXe siècle. Histoire militaire et politique, anecdotique et pittoresque de Méhémet-Ali, Ibrahim-Pacha, Soliman-Pacha. Paris, Paul Boizard, 1847.

      1847. 4to. (4), IV, 470, (2) pp. With 20 coloured wood-engraved plates. Contemp. marbled half cloth with giltstamped spine title. Only edition of this military and political history of Egypt in the early 19th century, illustrated with coloured plates after drawings by J.-A. Beaucé. - Some foxing throughout; plates rather severely browned due to paper. Formerly in the Ottoman collection of the Swiss industrialist Herry W. Schaefer. Ibrahim-Hilmy I, 271. Gay 2043. Sander 306.

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        Histoire de la doctrine médicale homéopathique, son état actuel dans les principales contrées de l'Europe, application pratique des principes et des moyens de cette doctrine au traitement des maladies.

      Baillière, Paris et Londres, 1847, in-8, 13.5 x 22 cm, xv-643 et 716 p., plats de couverture conservés, des mouillures à l'intérieur, portrait de Samuel Hahnemann en frontispice du premier volume, reliure demi-chagrin rouge moderne en bel état, importantes mouillures sur les pages.Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        2 Pasos Dobles y 10 Aires Nacionales Espanoles, arreglados para música militar por D. Silverio Lopez Uría, Musico Mayor del 3.er Rejimiento de Artilleria. No place, probably 1860s.

      1847. Autograph musical manuscript. 141 pp. with lithographed dedication before and title (including table of contents) after the music. Contemporary giltstamped green moirée silk binding. Oblong folio (320 x 218 mm). White moirée endpapers. All edges goffered and gilt. Contains a total of 12 dances and airs, including two from the comical opera "El Tio Caniyitas" (1847). With a lithographed dedication "a SS. AA. Los Principes de Sax. Coburgo, los Gefes y Oficiales del 3.er Rejimiento de Artilleria Espanola" (to Their Highnesses the Princes of Saxe-Coburg, Owners of the 3rd Spanish Artillery Regiment, in which López Uría served as the bandmaster). - Silk binding frayed at the extremeties; a few occasional spots, but well-preserved altogether.

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        Biographical Notices of Some of the Most Distinguished Jewish Rabbies, and Translations of Portions of Their Commentaries, and Other Works, with Illustrative Introductions and Notes

      Stanford and Swords, New York 1847 - Octavo. (xi) 245pp. Brown cloth boards, with blind stamped ruling on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. The publication was created for the purposes of English speaking non-Jews, and more specifically aimed at Christian missionaries, as a reference and introductory overview, to acquaint themselves with the life and work (biblical commentaries) of some of the most famous and respected Jewish scholars, throughout history. As the author states in the preface, in reference to the mission to proselytize, "It must be obvious to every reflecting mind, that, in order to insure probable success in an object so interesting and important, it is essentially necessary to obtain some knowledge of the state of Judaism in the world, of its leading articles of religious belief, and also of the principles and views developed in the works of their standard authorities." Rabbis discussed include Judah Halevi, Ibn Ezra, Maimonides, Abarbanel, and Saadia Gaon. A biographical clipping on the author is pasted in, opposite the title page, and a clipping about William Wadden Turner is laid in. Binding with some light staining, smudges and scratches to covers, and light rubbing to corners. Head, tail and back hinge of spine with some chipping. Some staining along edges of book. Interior with some age toning to pages, and some light water staining and foxing throughout. Starting at interior back cover. Binding in overall good-, interior in overall good+ condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        OMOO: A NARRATIVE OF ADVENTURES IN THE SOUTH SEAS; BEING A SEQUEL TO THE "RESIDENCE IN THE MARQUESAS ISLANDS"

      London: John Murray, 1847. First Edition. Hardcover. Lightly foxed; recently and neatly rebacked retaining the original spine. Very Good to Near Fine. Contemporary half calf leather with matching corners and marbled boards and endpapers, gilt-ruled spine with recent gilt-lettered black morocco spine label; xiii, 321 pages, no terminal ads. BAL 13655: State B of page 209, no priority. Illustrated with a frontispiece map. First printing of Melville's second book, preceding the American edition by several weeks. Based on the mutiny on the Julia and Melville's adventures as in Tahiti.

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        Trattato di geologia. Diretto specialmente a fare un confronto tra la struttura fisica del Settentrione e del Mezzogiorno di Europa? Parte prima [-seconda]. Pisa, Tipografia Vannucchi, 1847-1851

      Tipografia Vannucchi, 1847-1851. A work in two volumes, 220x130 mm. I. xiv (including half title), 546, [4] pp. Five lithographic plates (one chromolithographic; rather spotted the plates bound between pp. 164-165 and pp. 210-211); one folding diagram. Illustrations and diagrams in text. II. 614 (including half title), [2] pp. Illustrations and diagrams in text. Uniformly bound in contemporary quarter leather, over marbled boards. Spine into compartments, title and number of volume lettered gilt. In the first volume pale red silk bookmark. Edges blue sprinkled. Leather a bit rubbed at head, corners slightly bumped. A very good copy, light spotting and browning, specially in the second volume. A bit loose some leaves of first volume. The most important work written by the Italian geologist, the second volume published posthumous. ?Though cut short of reaching full maturity, his ability as a consolidator and synthetizer was already evident from his last papers and his Trattato di Geologia. The methodological approach of his work, the vastness of his interests and solidity of his logics on general problems, his skill in regional synthesis, combined with his original comparative approach, force the conclusions that, had he lived, he would have continued his brilliant and steadfast ascent among the distinguished pioneers of geology (B. D?Argenio, Leopoldo Pilla, p. 223)?.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
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        THE JOURNALS OF MAJOR SAMUEL SHAW, THE FIRST AMERICAN CONSULAT CANTON. With a Li

      Boston 1847, Crosby. New half morocco over marbled boards,. matching marbled end papers, 360p., frontis of the author,. top edge gilt, quite crisp, a small stain at head of fore-. edge, else exceptionally clean copy. FIRST EDITION. AN EARLY AMERICAN PRIMARY RESOURCE ON CHINA & CANTON Covering his memoirs, early history, his engagement in the first Commercial Enterprise from the United States to China. With his journals: First, Second and Third voyage to Canton, Return to Canton and Voyage Homeward. Shaw began his first voyage and visit to Canton in 1784, in the Empress of China as supercargo. From this humble beginning he and his close firend Thomas Randall tried their fortunes in China. This is a most marvelous primary resource excellent autobiograhical study, loaded with early and keen impessions of China, the Canton Chinese and of their experiences as early Americans alone in China. He also later resided in Macao. Candid notes on the area, and the customs, people, their habits are of a most valuable nature. Later, he was appointed Consul at Can- ton for the American Diplomatic Service in 1786. Sabin 7995: "The narrative of the military life of Major Shaw is compos- ed of letters written to his nearest relatives and friends, from his enlistment in the American army." RARE ! . *** Color scans of this and most other items are posted to our website. Book description text protected by Copyright. .

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        HISTORIA UNIVERSAL traducida al castellano por D. Antonio Ferrer del Río. 38 volúmenes (obra completa).

      - Madrid, Establecimiento Tipográfico de Francisco de Paula Mellado, 1847-50, 12x16, 500 pags. aprox. cada tomo. Encuadernados en holandesa de época con las lomeras en piel con hierros dorados, alguna manchita en lomera de algún tomo pero buen estado general. (57241).

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Leipzig, 20. VII. 1847.

      1847. ¾ SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Ew. Wohlgeboren erhalten anliegend den gewünschten Aufsatz Ihren Magazinirungsplan betreffend. Ich hoffe, Sie richtig verstanden zu haben, und wünsche, daß die Darstellung Ihnen genügen mag. Da die kleine Arbeit in mathematischer Hinsicht von keiner großen Bedeutung ist, so bitte ich, wenn Sie davon Gebrauch zu machen beabsichtigen, meinen Namen nicht zu erwähnen [...]". - Moritz Wilhelm Drobisch war bereits mit 24 Jahren Professor der Mathematik an der Universität Leipzig und beschäftigte sich darüber hinaus mit empirischer Philosophie; 1842 erhielt er dann auch einen philosophischen Lehrstuhl. "Drobisch verbreitete die Lehren Johann Friedrich Herbarts und arbeitete vor allem auf dem Gebiet der Logik, wobei er den formalen Charakter der Logik gegenüber dem aufkommenden Psychologismus betonte. Seine 'Neue Darstellung der Logik nach ihren einfachsten Verhältnissen mit Rücksicht auf Mathematik und Naturwissenschaft' (1836) erfuhr mehrere Auflagen [...] Drobisch beschäftigte sich auch mit musikalischen Fragestellungen und veröffentlichte u. a. 'Über die mathematische Bestimmung der musikalischen Intervalle' (1846)" (DBE).

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        TRATADO ELEMENTAL DE LOS PROCEDIMIENTOS MERCANTILES, SOBRE NEGOCIOS Y CAUSAS DE COMERCIO con arreglo a las últimas disposiciones publicadas sobre esta materia, por un abogado del ilustre Colegio de esta Córte

      La Ilustración, Madrid 1847 - 244 pp. 13 x 19,5 cm. Leves rozaduras en bordes y lomo. Falto de una página de índice. Todos los envíos peninsulares se hacen por mensajería, con entrega en domicilio. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'ÉTÉ À BADE.

      1847 - Paris, Furne et Cie, Ernest Bourdin, sans date [1847]. Grand in-8 (181 X 270) percaline vert sapin, plats et dos ornés d'un décor polychrome à plaque dorée signée HAARHAUS, tranches dorées, gardes jaune jonquille (reliure de l'éditeur) ; (1) f. blanc, (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre, portrait frontispice, 299 pages, (1) page de table des matières, (1) f. blanc, 18 planches hors-texte et une carte hors-texte. Quelques rousseurs éparses. ÉDITION ORIGINALE contenant un PORTRAIT en frontispice du grand duc Léopold gravé par Lévy d'après Sandoz, une CARTE gravée et coloriée du duché de Bade, 12 PLANCHES gravées sur acier de vues, 6 PLANCHES DE COSTUMES lithographiées sur fond teinté et coloriées, une grande vignette de titre et 55 illustrations dans le texte. (Vicaire, II, 1168 - Carteret, III, 289 - Brivois, 187). BEL EXEMPLAIRE conservé dans son MAGNIFIQUE CARTONNAGE ROMANTIQUE POLYCHROME décoré. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Praktische Naturgeschichte des Menschen und der Säugethiere für Gebildete aller Stände

      Verlag von Gebhardt & Reisland, Leipzig 1847 - mit meist in Stahl gestochenen und naturgetreu colorirten Abbildungen auf 91 Tafeln, Halbleinen, 18,5 x 27 cm gut erhalten, einige Seiten fleckig, Stempel auf dem Vorsatzblatt, Aufkleber auf dem Buchrücken, nachgebunden? de 807+11+70 S. 2300 g

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("C. Vogel v. V"). Dresden, 7. V. 1847.

      1847. 1 S. 4to. An einen Kammerherrn der Großherzogin Maria Pawlowna: "Ew. Hochwohlgeboren gütigen Erlaubnis benutzend nehme ich mir die Freiheit Ihnen das bewußte Doppelgemälde von Faust und Dante nebst noch 2 Gemälden mit der ergebensten Bitte zuzusenden dieselben unausgepackt in einem trockenem Raume bis zu meiner Ankunft gütigst aufzubewahren [...]".

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. München, 7. VII. 1847.

      1847. 3 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 4to. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief). Hochinteressanter Brief über das München der Lola Montez an den Sänger Ludwig Cramolini (1805-1884) in Darmstadt: "Die Frankforter, die verteufelten Frankforter lassen halt noch immer nichts von sich hören, geschweige denn daß sie mir mein Honorar geschickt hätten. Die Zeit meines Urlaubs beginnt mit Ende dieses, da möchte ich gerne eine kleine Reise ins Gebirge machen, und dazu wäre mir die Frankforter 50 fl. unumgänglich notwendig, sonst muß ich in München sitzen bleiben und das Gebirg von den Frauenthürmen aus betrachten [...] Bei uns in München gehts halt recht schön spanisch zu; es kommt freilich jedem rechtlich denkenden spanisch vor wie z. B. ein großer Theil des Adels, welcher Anfangs Gift u. Flamme spie sich jetzt in das spanische Joch schmiegt und kriecht - wir haben sogar die Inquisition, zwar nicht die geistliche aber doch die spanische und weh dem welcher ihr verfällt; keiner traut dem anderen mehr aus Furcht verrathen zu werden; denn in allen Ständen gibt es Denunzianten um sich bei der Donna beliebt zu machen; es ist eine schwere Zeit und Gott weiß wohin das noch führen wird; kein Angestellter ist sicher wenn er sich des Abends in's Bette legt ob er am anderen Morgen noch in seiner Stellung ist; Absetzen, Versetzen, in Ungnade kommen, Strafenvertheilung ist so zur Tagesordnung geworden daß man sich allmählich daran gewöhnt, und wenn nicht etwas außerordentliches geschieht, kaum besprochen wird. Vivat Justizia! [...]". - Horizontal sowie im Mittelfalz durchgerissen; Falteinrisse.

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        Kokon bokuseki kantei benran [trans.: Compendium of Appraisals of Painters of Ancient & Modern Times or Guide to Japanese Seals & Signatures].

      Numerous woodcuts in the text. Seven vols. Oblong 8vo (shuchin bon), orig. decorated wrappers, upper covers with orig. block-printed title labels, modern stitching. Tokyo, Kyoto, & Osaka: [Preface to Vol. I dated 1847; Preface to Vol. V dated 1854, and colophon of final volume dated 1855]. First edition of this famous book which is still used as a reference work for art historians, dealers, and collectors to determine the artist, calligrapher, poet, philosopher, and medical physician through their signatures and ownership seals. Biographical sketches are provided. The first two volumes are devoted to Confucian philosophers, Vols. III and IV to waka poets, V and VI to artists and calligraphers, and the final volume to prominent medical doctors. Hundreds of seals and signatures are depicted. The book is printed in a most unusual format for a Japanese book of the period: a narrow oblong octavo -- shuchin bon -- a book small enough to carry in one's kimono sleeve. Kawakita (1818-68), wrote several other works including a well-known travel guide to Kyoto. Fine set and rare in the first edition. The final leaves of Vol. VII are a little wormed (final leaf with small loss of text). .

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        ANNUAIRE HISTORIQUE UNIVERSEL, OU HISTOIRE POLITIQUE, POUR 1833, 1834, 1835, 1836, 1837, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, 1843, 1845, 1846 (12 VOLUMES)

      Thoisnier-Desplaces, Paris 1847 - RO40158778: 12 volumes d'env. 300-400 pages chacun. Années 1838 et 1844 manquantes. Titre, date, bandeaux et filets dorés sur les dos. Filets dorés encadrant les plats. Motifs en repoussé (dorure à froid) sur les couvertures. Tranches marbrées. Bords des plats légèrement frottés. Dos de l'année 1834 se détachant. Manques sur les dos des années 1841 et 1842. Avec un 'Appendice' contenant les actes publics, traités, notes diplomatiques, papiers d'Etat et tableaux statistiques, financiers, administratifs et nécrologiques. Une Chronique offrant les événements les plus piquants, les causes les plus célèbres, etc. et des notes pour servir à l'histoire des sciences, des lettres et des arts. De l'année 1833, par M. Ulysse Tencé, publié par M. C.L. Lesur, (Nouvelle série) à l'année 1846, par A. Fouquier. In-12 Relié plein cuir. Etat du neuf. Couv. convenable. Dos frotté. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 944.06-Restauration, 1815-1848 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Viaggi alle montagne rocciose del P. Pietro De Smet missionario D. C. D. G. tradotta dal francese da Luigi Previte

      Dalla stamperia di Francesco Lao, 1847. In 8, cm 13,5 x 20, pp. XIV + 284 + (2) con 1 ritratto all'antiporta e 11 tavole fuori testo in litografia. Pochi piccoli forellini diffusi che non pregiudicano lo stato dell'opera. Brossura editoriale con restauro al piatto anteriore e pochi danni. Lieve gora alle prime carte. Edizione originale italiana tradotta dal giornalista gesuita siciliano Luigi Previte. importanti memorie di viaggio di questo missionario belga, uno dei pochi bianchi che riuscirono a guadagnarsi la stima e il rispetto dei nativi americani dell'Ovest. Visse insieme alle tribu' dei Flatheads e dei Nez Perce, attraverso' piu' volte le Montagne Rocciose e partecipo' alla conferenza di pace di Fort Laramie nel 1851.  In seguito, su richiesta di Abramo Lincoln, dovette intervenire come negoziatore. Nell'opera sono narrati i viaggi svolti nel marzo - dicembre 1840, aprile 1841 - ottobre 1842, gennaio 1844 - febbraio 1845. Di grande interesse la descrizione di usi e costumi delle tribu', riporta la trascrizione di preghiere in lingua indiana ecc. le tavole raffigurano S. Louis, i villaggi delle teste piatte, la caccia al bufalo ecc. ITA

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        LA RUSSIE ET LE RUSSIES Tre tomi Prima edizione

      Meline Cans et c. Bruxelles 1847. Rara Prima edizione 1847 " La russie et le russes "  Pregiata legatura rigida in pelle con titoli in oro al dorso, formato cm 19 x 12,5.  Tome 1 pagine 403 : memories d'un proscrit - Tome 2 pagine 379 : tableau moral,politique et social de la russie - Tome 3 pagine 355 : De l'avenir de la Russie. Testo in francese , in perfette condizioni generali.Pos.LVRS

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        Histoire de la république de Venise.

      Furne, 1847. Cm. 26,5, pp. (4) vii, 598 (2). Con 24 belle tavole fuori testo incise in rame di cui una più volte rip. raffigurante l'intera laguna veneta (ciascuna protetta da velina). Solida ed elegante leg. coeva in mezza pelle verde, dorso a nervi con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro. Esemplare pulito ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Prima edizione, cfr. Vicaire III, 857.

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        des Auslandes aus dem Bereiche der Medizin, Chirurgie, Geburtshlfe und den dazu gehrigen Hlfswissenschaften. Heft I-VI (all published).

      Berlin, Albert Frstner, 1847-1848. Original printed wrappers (partly slightly damaged and/or slightly dust soiled), uncut. With 1 lithographic plate. All published of this, initial, prestigious series. It seems to be quite rare. No copies recorded in the N.U.C., Osler, Waller, Reynolds, or the other usual consulted bibliographies. The series comprises: F.L.J. VALLEIX, Das Oedema glottidis. Eine, in der Sitzung der Acadmie royale de Mdecine vom 12. December 1843 gekrnter Preisschrift. Heft II, vi, 189 pp. R.B. MORTIMER GLOVER, Die Pathologie und Therapie der Scropheln. Eine mit der Fothergill'schen goldenen Medaille im Jahre 1846. Heft II, vi, 189 pp. Th. S. Lee, Von den Geschwlsten der Gebrmutter und der brigen weiblichen Geschlechtstheile. Eine mit dem Jackson'schen Preise im Jahre 1846 gekrnte Presschrift. Heft III-IV. 144; vi, 145-330 pp. Edw. CRIPS, Von den Krankheiten und Verletzungen der Blutgefsse. Nebst statistischen Erluterungen. Eine mit dem Jackson'schen Preise im Jahr 1844 gekrnnte Preisschrift. Mit zahreichen Zustzen. Heft V-VI. 176; xvi, 177-372.

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        Routier des Iles Antilles, des côtes de terre ferme et de celles du Golfe du Mexique

      Paris, imprimerie royale, 1847. - 2 vol in-8, XXII +1 ff + 595 + XVI + 581. 4 ème édition revue sur la dernière publication du dépôt de Madrid augmentée de documents traduits de divers ouvrages anglais par Ch. Rigault de Genouilly. Chadenat (171) indique la deuxième édition et précise "rare et très recherché". Relié dos basane lisse orne epoque avec petit manque bas, usagée.une charniere leg.fendue,quelques mouillures angulaires claires,sinon bon etat ROUTIER DES ILES ANTILLES, des Côtes de Terre Ferme et. de celles du Golfe du Mexique rédigé au Dépôt hydrographique de Madrid, traduit pour la première fois, de l'espagnol en 1829, par C. H. Chaucheprat. Édition augmentée de documents traduits de divers ouvrages anglais, par Ch. Rigault de Genouilly.

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        [AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM AN OREGON PIONEER REGARDING LAND CLAIMS IN MISSOURI]

      [Polk County, Or.], 1847. [1]p. on single letter sheet, 7 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches, docketed on verso. Tear along lower left edge, affecting two words. Old, light fold lines. Very good. An interesting letter from an important western pioneer, attempting to wrap up affairs back home. Oregon pioneer Lindsay Applegate writes his brother, Lisbon Applegate, in Missouri, asking his assistance in settling land claims there. He describes the nearly five hundred acres he owns there, and the various attempts he has made to sell the land. He asks his brother to do what he can in expediting the sale of the land, "as a small sum in hand would be better to me than a large one in expectation," and promises to "write more at length by the emigrants next spring." The letter provides informative details on mid-19th-century frontier economics. Lindsay Applegate was an important early Oregon pioneer. After twelve years' residence in Missouri, he went to Oregon in the "great caravan of 1843," the first overland settlers to cross the Oregon trail. He settled in southern Oregon, and the first treaty with the Umpqua Valley Indians was signed in his log cabin in 1854. He formed a company for service in the Rogue River War in 1853, and served as an agent to the Klamath Reservation. This letter perhaps went back across the overland trail. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FRONTIER BIOGRAPHY I, p.32.

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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM AN OREGON PIONEER REGARDING LAND CLAIMS IN MISSOURI].

      [Polk County, Or.]. Oct. 9, . 1847 - [1]p. on single letter sheet, 7 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches, docketed on verso. Tear along lower left edge, affecting two words. Old, light fold lines. Very good. An interesting letter from an important western pioneer, attempting to wrap up affairs back home. Oregon pioneer Lindsay Applegate writes his brother, Lisbon Applegate, in Missouri, asking his assistance in settling land claims there. He describes the nearly five hundred acres he owns there, and the various attempts he has made to sell the land. He asks his brother to do what he can in expediting the sale of the land, "as a small sum in hand would be better to me than a large one in expectation," and promises to "write more at length by the emigrants next spring." The letter provides informative details on mid-19th-century frontier economics. Lindsay Applegate was an important early Oregon pioneer. After twelve years' residence in Missouri, he went to Oregon in the "great caravan of 1843," the first overland settlers to cross the Oregon trail. He settled in southern Oregon, and the first treaty with the Umpqua Valley Indians was signed in his log cabin in 1854. He formed a company for service in the Rogue River War in 1853, and served as an agent to the Klamath Reservation. This letter perhaps went back across the overland trail. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FRONTIER BIOGRAPHY I, p.32.

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        Souvenirs de Lyon.

      Album de dessins originaux à la plume, in 4° oblong, demi veau rouge dos à décor de rocaille romantique dorée (reliure ancienne) ; titre manuscrit en rouge et noir, l'album est dédié "à Madame de Praudière son très humble et très reconnaissant serviteur Louis baron d'Agos" ; 1f. bl. ,24 ff. de dessins à la plume en noir et bistre, le premier apparait dans une fenêtre d'un pan de mur en ruines avec des plantes et fleurs grimpantes, une vierge dans une niche, une épée et un blason aquarellés, le dernier également en couleurs, represente les initialesde Louis d'Agos ; les 22 autres sont des monuments de Lyon et alentours : Ainay, l'île Barbe, les aqueducs de Bonnant et de Brignais, le vallon de Roche-Cardan, le château de Châtillon d'Azergues, etc. Un dessin est daté de 1847. Louis de Fiancette, baron d'Agos (1816-1892) est connu pour ses travaux et ses dessins qui concernent les Pyrénées centrales et le Comminges. Très bel album.

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        Lettera autografo di Luigi Canina (Architetto-Archeologo) Roma 10/5/1847

      10/5/1847. Lettera autografo di Luigi Canina (Architetto-Archeologo). Roma 10/5/1847. Lunga lettera scritta in bella calligrafia su 4 pp. in-8° e firmata dal noto architetto. In ottimo stato di conservazione. Canina, Luigi. - Architetto (Casale Monferrato 1795 - Firenze 1856). Allievo a Torino di F. Bonsignore. Dal 1818 residente a Roma, dove sono suoi i prospetti classicheggianti di Villa Borghese, i propilei egiziani della stessa, il Casino Vagnuzzi a Porta del Popolo, ecc. Importante è la sua attività di studioso di monumenti antichi e di archeologo (scavi sull'Esquilino, sistemazione della Via Appia Antica). Fra le sue pubblicazioni: L'architettura dei principali popoli antichi considerata nei monumenti (1830-1844); Pianta topografica di Roma antica (1830); Descrizione storica del Foro romano (1834); Esposizione topografica di Roma antica (1842).

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        Geschichte des Entstehens, des Wachsthums und der Größe der österreichischen Monarchie Bände 1-8

      Renger, Leipzig 1847 - neue unveränderte Ausgabe, 8 Halblederbände der Zeit, 8°, 2 Blatt, 464, 504, 407, 670, 888, 480, 562, 550 Seiten; Einbände altersgemäß leicht berieben, stellenweise leicht fleckig, insgesamt gutes Exemplar de 5700 Buch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gesammelte Werke. 15 Bande in 14 Bänden.

      Stuttgart, Verlag der Metzler schen Buchhandlung 1845-1847 - Orig.HLdr. mit Rückenvergoldung und marm. Einband., teilw. Stockfleckig, Stempel auf den Vorsätzen. 308,296,316,328,320,360,211,216,278,342,352,384,440,312,390 S. 2.Aufl. 1600 grams [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gesetz der Urgesundheitskunde. Erneuert zu München, am 21. und 22. Iuli 1847.

      München, 1847. Lithographierter Einblattdruck. 32 x 38,5 cm. Über KVK nur in der Stadtbibliothek Mainz und im Stadtarchiv München nachweisbar. - Sehr seltener Einblattdruck mit den 10 Thesen des Gesundheitsapostels Ernst Mahner zur \"Urgesundheitskunde\", die hier auf zwei Tafeln in der Art der Gesetzestafeln Moses abgebildet sind. Ernst Mahner hatte einige Jahre in Deutschland aufsehenerregende Auftritte, er \"wandelte mit priesterlicher Würde in langem Gewande barhäuptig, mit wallenden Haaren und mächtigem Vollbart, durch die Straßen. Er hatte seine Heilslehre nach Mosis Vorbild in zehn Gebote gekleidet, schlug sie öffentlich an, wie Luther seine Thesen, und verteidigte sie öffentlich in Vorträgen gegen mäßiges Eintrittsgeld. Er eiferte wider die geistigen Getränke und das \'stinkgiftige Schmauchkraut\', rühmte das Wasser und pries bombastisch die gütige Natur nach der Art der heutigen Naturärzte\" (Adolf Kussmaul in \"Jugenderinnerungen eines alten Arztes\", Stuttgart 1899). - Kussmaul weiß über den komischen Heiligen weiter zu berichten: \"Böse Zungen sagten ihm nach, sein Gesetz sei strenger als der Apostel gegen sich selbst, und behaupteten fest, sie hätten Mahner im weltlichen Gewande bei Trüffelpastete und Sherry im Hinterstübchen eines Mannheimer Restaurants überrascht. - Es wurde uns erzählt, er steige jetzt mit seinem Meister täglich auf den Königsstuhl, um dort oben im Walde auf den Wegen und Halden Sonnenbäder zu nehmen; sie liefen fast unbekleidet barfuß einher. Leider hatte die Polizei kein hygienisches Einsehen, sie verbot diese stärkenden Übungen, um den Damen der Stadt den verleideten Besuch des Königsstuhls wieder zu ermöglichen. Mahner war wirklich ein ungewöhnlich abgehärteter Mensch. Die Zeitungen berichteten von einem erstaunlichen Schauspiel, das er an einem sonnigen Wintertage den Bewohnern von Mainz bereitet hatte. Auf einer Eisscholle stehend, in Sandalen und nur an den Hüften bekleidet, soll er, einen Becher Rheinwasser schwingend, auf dem Strom an der Stadt vorbeigetrieben haben. - Der Abhärtung ungeachtet, hat er kein hohes Alter erreicht. Verkommen im Elend, starb er im städtischen Hospital zu Konstanz.\" - Etwas fleckig und leicht gebrauchsspurig. Mehrfach gefaltet. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Tracé du Chemin de Fer de Paris à Strasbourg 3ème section itinéraire traversée du département de la Meuse Vitry le François à la station de Pagny-sur -Meuse.

      Exceptionnel par son format de 11,04 mètres x 0,35 ,en accordéon,complet de la page de titre avant la date et l'échelle.Très rare,très bon état.Il est joint 5 pages in folio,manuscrites Chemin de Fer Paris à la frontière d'Allemagne 3ème section rapport sur les résultats des études dans le département de la Meuse Toul le 7 août 1847. Rare,trés bon état

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        L'An. Poëmes par Thomas Braun.

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

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        Autograph letter signed (within the text). "4 Hobart Place Eaton Sqa.", i. e. London, 28. IV. 1847.

      1847. 8vo. 1 p. on bifolium. To Mrs. Erskine, possibly the wife of the Scottish orientalist and historian William Erskine: "Mr. Mendelssohn presents his Compts. to Mrs. Erskine & regrets most sincerely not to be able to accept of Mrs. Erskine's very kind invitation; as he must leave London already next week he is not sure whether he will be able to thank Mrs. Erskine in person for her kind note, but he hopes to find an opportunity of doing so [...]". - Mendelssohn was known to have been in London in April 1847, to hear Jenny Lind sing in Meyerbeer's "Robert le Diable". Mendelssohn greatly admired Lind and in the 1840s she became a protégée - it was rumoured that in 1847 he had written to her to suggest an elopement, though she was married at the time. - On laid paper watermarked "J. WHATMAN", with two early horizontal folds, in very good condition. - Though not formally signed, the use of his name at the beginning is effectively a signature.

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