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        The Practical Cabinet Maker and Upholsterer's Treasury of Designs: House-furnishing & Decorating Assistant, in the Grecian, Italian, Renaissance, Louis-Quatorze, Gothic, Tudor and Elizabethan Styles

      London: Peter Jackson, 1847. First Edition. Half Leather. Very Good. Folio. Complete with engraved title page, 16 pages of text and 103 illustrated plates. Sound binding with intact hinges. Clean pages; occasional light foxing. Old book plate for John Maish of Dudley. Half-leather with original rubbed marbled boards, rebacked. First edition of an important design book. See Edward Joy's Pictorial Dictionary of British 19th Century Furniture Design: "For a study of fashionable styles just before the Great Exhibition of 1851 there is no better record than Henry Whitaker's The Practical Cabinet Maker, 1847. . . . Whitaker was the most versatile and informative of the designers of his day [and] his reputation was an established one for his designs were executed for the Queen at Osborne and for a number of distinguished clients, including the Marquis of Exeter and the Dukes of Devonshire and Northumberland." As of 2016, OCLC shows this book held at nine institutions. Only two auctions noted at ABPC and Rare Book Hub. Quite scarce.

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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. Good. 321 pp. First British Edition, First Printing. British edition precedes the American by several weeks. BAL 13655, with the "P" at the bottom of page 209, as signature mark, showing only the upper half, with no priority of states established. Bound in 3/4 leather over marbled paper, with edge wear and rubbing to binding. Two previous owner names and address at front. Front hinge cracked. Hinge between pages 80 and 81 exposed. Light spotting and foxing to pages. A nice copy.

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        Hand-colored engraving: "John Mytton, Esquire, Halston Salop. From the original Picture in the possession of John Bishton Minor, Esquire, Ashley House. To the Honorable Mr. Kenyon Pradoe, Guardian of J.F.G. Mytton, Esquire, this engraving of his Ward's late Father, is with kind permission respectfully Dedicated, By his obliged and humble Servant, William Smith"

      London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1847. Painted by W. Webb. Engraved by W. Giller. 21-3/4 x 26-1/2 inches (sight). Framed and glazed. Painted by W. Webb. Engraved by W. Giller. 21-3/4 x 26-1/2 inches (sight).

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        The Pilgrim's Progress From The City Of Destruction To The Celestial City, A Dream By John Bunyan, Illustrated in a series of twenty engravings, By P. Cruikshank, with a brief description of each plate, adapted to the comprehension of young people.

      London: Read & Co., 10, Johnson's Court, Fleet Street [between 1847 and 1867], no date c. 1850? 0. Hand-coloured wood-engraved panorama concertina-folding into the original illustrated boards; measuring when extended: 13.5cm x 286cm; folding down to 13.5cm x 15.2cm. Crimson cloth covered boards, lightly rubbed and soiled. Coloured illustration and title to front board. Portrait of John Bunyan to the verso of the front board. 20 coloured pages. Yellow printed title to the verso of the last leaf including price and publishers details. Recto of rear board with yellow paper with printed adverts for similar publications. A couple of small blemishes to adverts, otherwise very clean. ** "George Cruikshank had a nephew, Percy Cruikshank, son of Robert Cruikshank, who signed himself "George Cruikshank Junior". Percy's son George Percy, who worked for his famous uncle, was the next George Cruikshank Junior. Uncle George Cruikshank's temper rose and he suggested a change of name to G. Percy Cruikshank which was indignantly refused. Instead the name George Calvert was chosen after the boys mother. Probably he reverted to George Junior after the death of George Cruikshank the elder." - See John Adcock Blog 8 March 2012. .

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        MILITIA AND PATROL LAWS, OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA. PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY OF LAW

      Tallahassee: Office of the Floridian, 1847. 28pp. Original blue printed wrappers. Spine chipped, minor soiling, old ink call number on front cover. Minor foxing. Else very good. The first rules governing the militia for the new state of Florida, with the first act establishing and organizing the militia in 1846, with subsequent acts laying out the duties of various officers and the rules governing the militia. Very rare. Servies records one copy at the University of Florida's P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History; OCLC records only five others. SERVIES 3239. AII (FLORIDA) 281. McMURTRIE (FLORIDA) 142. OCLC 28826102.

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        Specielle Pathologie und Therapie nach dem Vortrag des Directors Günther sen. ( Abschrift Hannover, 18. September 1847 durch F. W. Heitmüller. Band 1-2 cpl. )

      Hannover 1847 ( Wohl aus der Tierärztlichen Hochschule Hannovers. Johann Heinrich Friedrich Günther war von 1847 bis 1858 hier Direktor. Unter seiner Leitung wurde ein wissenschaftlich fundierter Unterricht eingeführt ). Band 1 + 2 mit zusammen 1084 handgeschriebenen Seiten sowie 6 n.n. Blättern alphabetischem Inhaltsverzeichnis über die 2 vorliegenden Bände. Jeweils in Oln mit goldgeprägtem schmalen Einbandrücken und farbigem Rückenschildchen, 8° ( 21 x 18 cm ). Die akkurate Handschrift in deutscher Schreibschrift. Einbände etwas berieben, leicht fleckig, Ecken und Kanten teils bestoßen, oberes Kapital von Band 1 etwas ausgefranst - unschöne Bibliotheksmarken auf dem schmalen Einbandrücken. Innen wiederholte gelöschte alte Bibliotheksstempel. Zusammen 2 Bände. ( Gesamtgewicht 1550 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Pathologe, Pathologie, Spezielle Pathologie, Anatomie, Therapie, Erkrankungen, Günhter, Heitmüller, Hannover, Pferde, Schweine, Vieh, Viezucht, Tierarznei, Veterinär, Veterinärwesen, Tierarzt, Rindvieh, Schafe

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        Das malerische und romantische Deutschland. 10 in 11 Bänden.

      Leipzig, Hendel 1847.Zweite Auflage. Mit 358 (von 361) gest. Tafeln. HLdr. d. Zt. mit rotem Rückenschild. Engelmann 417; Rümann 2094; Hoff - Budde 2999 ff. - I.: Schwab, G.: Schwaben. 29 v. 30 Taf. - II.: Heeringen, G. v.: Franken. 31 st. 30 Taf. - III.: Bechstein, L. Thüringen. 30 Taf. - IV.: Blumenhagen, W.: Der Harz. 29 v. 30 Taf. - V.: Sporschil, J.: Sachsen. 30 Taf. - VI.: Herloßsohn, C.: Das Riesengebirge u. die Graffschaft Glatz. 30 Taf. - VII.: Cornelius, W.: Ost - und Nordsee. 30 Taf. - VIII.: Simrock, K.: Rheinland. 60 Taf. - IX. Duller, E.: Die Donauländer. 60 Taf. - X: Seidl, J. G.: Tyrol und Steyermark. In 2 Bdn. gebunden. 58 v. 60 Taf. - Beim Band Schwaben fehlt eine Tafel, Franken hat eine Tafel mehr als auf dem Titel angegeben, Harz fehlt eine Tafel und bei Tyrol und Steyermark fehlen 2 Tafeln in der zweiten Sektion. - Gering berieben. Gebräunt und tls. braunfleckig. Bücher de

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        Campaign in New Mexico with Colonel Doniphan

      Carey and Hart, Philadelphia 1847 - Original brown blind embossed boards with gilt eagle imprint on front. Rubbed corners and edges with chips missing from spine ends and lighter discolored spots on rear boards. Ex-library with marks including an old handwritten sticker at head of spine, bookplate on front pastedown endpaper, and pocket removal marks on rear pastedown. Soil and light foxing on edges, endpapers, and text pages. The folding map, "Showing Colonel A. W. Doniphan's Route through the States of New Mexico, Chihuahua, and Coahuila," has a few foxing spots, toned shadows, and a one-inch tear. 22 pages of publisher's advertisements at rear. Appendix with reports on the Battles of Bracito (Brazito) and Sacramento and a chart of distances traversed. Edwards was a volunteer under Colonel Doniphan during the Mexican-American War, and his is considered one of the best personal accounts of the war. Included are descriptions of Texas Rangers, New Mexico and its people, West Texas, Oklahoma, and Mexico, as well as the battles. Howes E52. Graff 1210. Wagner Camp 132. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 183 pp [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Das malerische und romantische Deutschland. 10 in 11 Bänden.

      Leipzig, Hendel 1847.. Zweite Auflage. Mit 358 (von 361) gest. Tafeln. HLdr. d. Zt. mit rotem Rückenschild. Engelmann 417; Rümann 2094; Hoff-Budde 2999 ff. - I.: Schwab, G.: Schwaben. 29 v. 30 Taf. - II.: Heeringen, G. v.: Franken. 31 st. 30 Taf. - III.: Bechstein, L. Thüringen. 30 Taf. - IV.: Blumenhagen, W.: Der Harz. 29 v. 30 Taf. - V.: Sporschil, J.: Sachsen. 30 Taf. - VI.: Herloßsohn, C.: Das Riesengebirge u. die Graffschaft Glatz. 30 Taf. - VII.: Cornelius, W.: Ost- und Nordsee. 30 Taf. - VIII.: Simrock, K.: Rheinland. 60 Taf. - IX. Duller, E.: Die Donauländer. 60 Taf. - X: Seidl, J. G.: Tyrol und Steyermark. In 2 Bdn. gebunden. 58 v. 60 Taf. - Beim Band Schwaben fehlt eine Tafel, Franken hat eine Tafel mehr als auf dem Titel angegeben, Harz fehlt eine Tafel und bei Tyrol und Steyermark fehlen 2 Tafeln in der zweiten Sektion. - Gering berieben. Gebräunt und tls. braunfleckig.

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        Wunderquelle, oder die enthüllten Geheimnisse der Natur. Ein unentbehrliches Handbuch für alle Stände. Mitgetheilt von einer Gesellschaft Menschenfreunde.

      Schaffhausen Brodtmann'sche Buchhandlung 1847 - Siebenthe vermehrte Auflage. 8°. IV, 108 S. Einfacher privater marmor. Pappbd. d. Zt. (Berieben und bestossen, durchgehend stockfl.). Sammelband mit ursprünglich 3 unterschiedlichen Veröffentlichungen zum gleichen Thema. Noch angebunden: "Sympathetischer Hauskalender für das Jahr 1850. Ein Kunst- und Wunderbuch, enthaltend die wichtigsten, aus den seltenen Schriften des Theophrastus Paracelsus, Albertus Magnus und Anderer gezogenen sympathetischen und magnetischen Mittel gegen die schwersten Krankheiten und Gebrechen, sowie wundersame Geheimnisse zum Nutzen und Vergnügen für Jedermann, besonders für jede Haushaltung. Schwäbisch Hall, Haspel'sche Buchhandlung 1850. 58 S.". Zwei außerordentlich seltene Schriften zur Heilkunde mit allen Mitteln nach dem Motto "Der Glaube versetzt Berge". Der Herausgeber in seinem Vorwort: "Es ist uns sehr wohl bekannt, daß die sogenannte gebildete Welt und eine große Anzahl von Aerzten unser Büchlein ohne weitere Untersuchung verdammen werden. Immerhin! Wir zwingen Niemand zu glauben, was gegen seine Ueberzeugung ist; Würde aber der Ungläubigste eines der angegebenen Mittel nur einmal in der Anwendung versuchen, er würde sehen und staunen und seine eingebildete Erhabenheit würde einen mächtigen Stoß erleiden". Dem ist nichts hinzuzufügen. Titel [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Two Cases of Inhalation of Ether in Instrumental Labor

      1847 - CHANNING, Walter. "Two Cases of Inhalation of Ether in Instrumental Labor." FROM: The Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, Volume 36, pp.1-11. [Boston: Boston Medical & Surgical Journal, 1847]. Octavo, stitched as issued, original cream paper wrappers. $3200.First separate edition of this important work on the use of ether in obstetrics, inscribed by the author on the front wrapper: "Dr. Johnson, with Dr. Channing's regards," and with a single correction on page 11 where Channing has drawn a line through a section of text and written "omit."This is Dr. Walter Channing's groundbreaking early paper on the use of anesthesia in obstetrics. Channing became the first professor of obstetrics at Harvard (1815) and was later dean of the medical school there. He was the founder of the Boston Lying-in Hospital and a co-editor of the Boston Medical and Surgical Journal. Sir James Joung Simpson was the first physician to use ether anesthesia in obstetrical cases; Channing was the first to do likewise in America. Though Channing followed this article a year later with a major monograph, this work remains a landmark in obstetrics and anesthesiology. Norman 440. See Osler 1394. Faint vertical crease from folding, expert paper repair to bottom corners of first leaf of text and wrappers, faint soiling to wrappers. An extremely good copy. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Breslau, 18. VIII. 1847. - 1 S. 4to. "Ew. Wohlgeboren wollen gütigst entschuldigen, daß ich Ihre werthen Zeilen vom 16. v. M. erst heute, nach 4 Wochen zu beantworten mir die Ehre gebe. Dieselben gelangten während meiner Abwesenheit auf einer Badereise hieher, und erst gestern, bei meiner Rückkehr habe ich sie vorgefunden. Ihre gütige Aufforderung durch einen literarischen Eintrag zur Unterstützung der hiesigen durch Wasserfluthen Beschädigten mitzuwirken, ist mir sehr ehrenvoll, nur muß ich aufrichtig bedauern demselben nicht entsprechen zu können. Es liegt mir kein Produkt vor das geeignet wäre, und es fehlt [ ] an Zeit und Stimmung etwas Neues hervorzubringen [ ]". - Nach der Teilnahme an den Befreiungskriegen trat Heyden als Referendar in Oppeln in den preuß. Staatsdienst ein. Seit 1826 Regierungsrat, wurde er später Oberregierungsrat in Breslau. Das ihm 1843 angetragene Amt des Zensors lehnte der ansonsten Unpolitische ab. Sein spätromantisches Historiendrama Conradin (1818) wurde u.a. von August von Platen gefeiert. Heyden veröffentlichte epigonenhafte Versepen, Gedichte und Dramatische Novellen.

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        Chute de l'Empire. Histoire des deux restaurations jusqu'à la chute de Charles X.

      Perrotin, éditeur de la méthode Wilhem et de l'Orphéon., Paris 1847 - 7 vol. in-8, demi-maroquin violine, dos orné à nerfs, chiffre doré en pied, tranches marbrées (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale. 2 cartes dépliantes et 1 plan dépliant. Journaliste, Vaulabelle publia le Nain Jaune et Le Pour et le contre ; homme politique et historien, il (1799-1879) fut ministre de l'instruction publique et des cultes du 5 juillet au 13 octobre 1848 ; pendant son cour mandat, il s?efforça de réorganiser le service des inspections et donna plus d?importance à l?enseignement de l?histoire et des langues vivantes. Exemplaire provenant de la bibliothèque de Léopold Lehon (1832-1879), avec son monogramme couronné (2 L dont un inversé). Léopold Lehon, Chef de cabinet du duc de Morny lors du coup d'état du 2 décembre, servit l'Empire qui le lui rendit bien ; il devint maître des requêtes au Conseil d'Etat et député au Corps législatif de la 1re circonscription de l'Ain. Très bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Parables of Our Lord

      London: Longmans, 1847. Humphreys, Noel. Publisher's papier maché boards, covered with black plaster, molded to appear like a Gothic carved wood binding, with gilt stamped leather back.Chromolithographed title page and 31 chromolithographed pages, with text, symbolic borders, and initials printed in gold, black, and colors, 2 page printed explanation and advertising leaf. 6 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. Although as inevitable with the gutta-percha gluing, the leaves have become detached, this is nonetheless an exemplary, and extraordinarily fine copy of a fragile production, usually found quite worn, often missing the spine, the edges chipped, etc., but here with the binding showing almost no wear and even the gilt on the cover edges intact and the spine gilt visible though tarnished. This is the earliest example of this innovative use of materials to reproduce antiquarian handmade work, and it met with considerable commercial success. Ray, The Illustrator and the Book in England, 231.

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        Entdeckungsreise nach dem Süd-Polar-Meere in den Jahren 1839-1843.

      - Übers. v. J. Seybt. Lorck, Lpz. 1847. VI, 432 S. mit 1 lithogr. Taf. u. 1 gefalt. Kte. Ln. d. Zt. Berieben u. bestoßen, etwas gebräunt. Rücken etwas beschäd. – Erste deutsche Ausgabe, selten. - J. C. Ross, Neffe des Nordpolarforschers John Ross, entdeckte den magnetischen Nordpol und näherte sich in 3 Vorstößen 1841 und 1842 dem magnetischen Südpol bis auf eine Breite von 78° 10' S. Diese Marke wurde erst 1902 von Scott überschritten. "Diese drei Reisen sind außer den magnetischen Bestimmungen durch ihre Seetiefenmessungen, ihre Ermittlung der Meerestemperaturen in verschiedenen Tiefen, der Angabe des Luftdrucks und einer Fülle merkwürdiger Beobachtungen so reichhaltig, daß mit ihnen unser Wissen von der antarctischen Natur beginnt" (Peschel). Nach ihm benannt sind die Roß-Straße zwischen Boothia-Felix und King-Williams-Land und die Roß-See, östl. vom antarkt. Viktorialand. – Embacher 253; Engelmann 242. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Memorie per la storia di Ferrara raccolte da Antonio Frizzi con giunte e note del conte avv. Camillo Laderchi

      presso Abram Servadio, Ferrara 1847 - Legature coeve in mz. pelle verde con fili e titoli oro al ds. Ingialliture alle prime tre carte del primo vol., tagli alle cerniere del quinto vol. ma, nel complesso, ottimo esemplare. Ex libris araldico. Seconda edizione, non comune. Lozzi, 1688 (per la prima). 4to (cm. 25,6), 5 Voll., XIX-349(3), X-439(3), VI-522, VI-504(2), XVI-490(2) pp. con 18 tavv. f.t. di cui 2 grandi mappe della città più volte rip. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Düsseldorfer Monatshefte. Band 1-3 in 3 Bänden.

      Düsseldorf, Arnz 1847 (- 1849) - Rümann 354; Kirchner 10681. - Die seltenen ersten drei Jahrgänge von insgesamt 14 bis 1857 erschienenen Jahrgängen dieser berühmten satirischen Zeitschrift des Düsseldorfer Künstlerkreises, mit Lithographien von Achenbach, Camphausen, Clasen, Hosemann, Scheuren, Sonderland, Süs, u.a., darunter besonders interessant die zahlreichen Karikaturen in Textholzschnitten und getönten lithographischen Tafeln zur Revolution 1848 bis 1849. - Text beinahe in sauberer Erhaltung, ebenso die Tafeln, nur wenige im weissen Rand etwas stockfleckig 248; Seite 249-464; 196 Seiten. Mit zahlr. teils ganzs. Text-Holzschnitten, 70 getönt. Lithografien Leinen der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung (Bd. 1 u. 2 mit eingeb. Orig.-Umschlag) u. Illustr. Orig.-Pappband (Bd. 3), 4° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memorie per la storia di Ferrara raccolte da Antonio Frizzi con giunte e note del conte avv. Camillo Laderchi

      presso Abram Servadio 1847 4to (cm. 25,6), 5 Voll., XIX - 349(3), X - 439(3), VI - 522, VI - 504(2), XVI - 490(2) pp. con 18 tavv. f.t. di cui 2 grandi mappe della città più volte rip. Legature coeve in mz. pelle verde con fili e titoli oro al ds. Ingialliture alle prime tre carte del primo vol., tagli alle cerniere del quinto vol. ma, nel complesso, ottimo esemplare. Ex libris araldico. Seconda edizione, non comune. Lozzi, 1688 (per la prima).

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        A Grammar of the Gujaráti language. Bombay, American Mission Press, T. Graham, 1847.

      4to. Pp. (iv), ii, 175. With two tables (one folding). Later green cloth, red title-label on spine. The Gujaráti language belongs to the Indo-Arayan family and derived from Sanskrit through Prakrit and Apabhramsa. It contains two alphabets; the Bálbodh or Shastri (used for educational purposes) and the Gujaráti (for correspondence and mercantile transactions). William Clarkson was an English protestant missionary who for some years lived in Gujarát. The new types of Gujaráti letters here used were created and produced by the Mission Press at the time. Scarce

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        The Novels and Tales of Charles Dickens in three Volumes Volume One , Containing The Pickwick Papers and The Old Curiosity Shop and Two, Conatining Sketches of Every Day Life, etc Oliver Twist and Barnaby Rudge.

      Lea and Blanchard, 1847. Volume 1 and Volume 2 362 Seiten und 323 Seiten gebundene Ausgaben Englische Sprache, Volume 1 und Volume 2, beide Exemplare altersbedingt gebräunte Seiten und gebräunter, fleckiger Schnitt, sehr berieben, bestoßene und geknickte Kanten, Seiten sehr fleckig und teilweise geknickt, Buchrücken altersbedingt gelockert, Sehr fleckiger Einband, II Band hat Kritzeleien auf Cover, beide Exemplare mittelmäßiger Zustand. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        A fine hand-coloured half-plate daguerreotype of Major-General Henry Dundas Drummond (1802-1867) of the East India Company, and his wife Emmeline. The image, from the early 1850s, is in the original leather case gilt-embossed 'Mr Kilburn, 234 Regent Street'. The celebrated William Kilburn trained his brother Douglas, who established Victoria's first professional photographic studio in 1847

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        Schul-Atlas über alle Theile der Erde nach dem neuesten Zustande und über das Weltgebäude. Nach Stieler's Hand-Atlas verkleinert. Beigebunden: ORBIS TERRARUM ANTIQUUS. Schul-Atlas der Alten Welt nach d'Anville, Mannert, Ukert, Reichard, Kruse, Wilhelm u.a. 20. verm. A. Gotha, J.Perthes, 1847.

      Justus Perthes, Gotha 1847 - 27., verm. u. verb. Aufl. 2 Bde. Gotha, Justus Perthes, 1847. 1 gefalt. Bll. Drucktitel, 29 doppelblattgr., meist grenzkolor. Kupferkarten. 8 gefalt. Bll. Titel u. Inhalt u. 15 meist grenzkolor., doppelblattgr. Kupferkarten. OHldr.d.Zt. Mit farb. Rückenschild und ornam. Vergoldung. Handschriftl. Besitzvermerk a.V. Stielers Schulatlas, vorliegend in Oktav gebunden. Beide Werke in schönen zeitgenössischen Einbänden. OHldr.d.Zt. Mit farb. Rückenschild und ornam. Vergoldung. Handschriftl. Besitzvermerk a.V. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        O Espectro. Nos. 1-63 and 8 (of 9) supplements.

      Lisbon, n.pr., 1846-1847. - 63 issues and 8 (of 9) supplements. 4°, contemporary tree calf, flat spine decoratively gilt with large red leather lettering piece (some rubbing); traces of early blue wrappers on first and final leaves. Light browning and foxing. Overall very good condition. 63 issues and 8 (of 9) supplements. Each issue with 4 pp., except numbers 44, 53, and 57 (6 pp.); each of the 8 supplements consists of a single leaf. *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION, a virtually complete run of this periodical of political news and commentary, written from a radical perspective. It was published clandestinely during Portugal's civil war by António Rodrigues Sampaio, who also collaborated on Revolução de Septembro. Running from December 16, 1846 to July 3, 1847, it superseded the periodical Ecco de Santarem, edited by João Carlos Lara de Carvalho, which ran for only four numbers in 1846. Bound before the first issue is an anonymous four-page pamphlet, without imprint but dated October 23 [1846], entitled O estado da questão.Supplements are present for nos. 22 (2 supplements), 25, 31, 41, 42, 44, and 49; the one for no. 54 is lacking. Two supplements-one called "Supplemento" and the other "2.° Supplemento"-are known for issue nº 31. However, the text of each is identical, so a complete run need have only one of the two. This copy contains the "2.° Supplemento." Many of the other supplements also exist in at least two different settings of type.*** Innocêncio I, 261; cf. III, 341 for Ecco de Santarem. Rafael and Santos, Jornais e revistas portugueses do séc. XIX, 1994. Universidade de Coimbra, Publicações periódicas portuguesas 914. Silva Perreira, O jornalismo portuguez p. 57. Porbase calls for 63 numbers (supplements are not mentioned) and locates copies at Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal (7), Biblioteca Pública Municipal do Porto (2), and Universidade de Coimbra (3). Copac locates a complete run at Oxford University and a run lacking nº46 at the British Library. *** BOUND WITH: O Estado da Questão. N.p., n.pr., signed in print at Lisbon, 23 October, n.d. [1846]. 8º. Caption title. 4 pp., bound in before first issue of O Espectro. Deals with the question of liberalism vs. absolutism in politics; mentions the conspiracy of October 6, (1846).* Not located in Innocêncio. Not located in OCLC. Not located in Porbase. Not located in Copac.AND BOUND WITH:Revista popular. Vol. I, nos. 1-52 and Vol. II, nos. 1-2. Lisbon, 1848-1849. 4°. Light browning and foxing. 420; 16 pp., many wood-engraved illustrations in text. 54 issues in 2 volumes.FIRST and ONLY EDITION: the earliest issues of this popular general periodical, which ran for six volumes (1848-55); our set spans the period March 4, 1848-March 17, 1849. Regular features include notes on Portuguese biography, history, and architecture; poetry (including early verse by Raimundo António de Bulhão Pato (1829-1912) and Luiz Augusto Palmeirim (1825-93), serialized fiction and book reviews; illustrated articles on how various mechanical devices (e.g., lithographic press, coffee maker) work, and other popular scientific notes; rebuses ("enigmas pittorescos"); and an extensive series of wood-engraved caricatures. Although unsigned, the caricatures may be by one of the journal's co-founders - José Maria Baptista Coelho - who has been credited with introducing wood-engraving into Portugal. The initial volumes of the @Revista popular were edited (and largely written) by Francisco Pereira d'Almeida, an official of the Imprensa Nacional.* Innocêncio IV, 84; VII, 155. Rafael and Santos, Jornais e revistas portugueses do séc. XIX, 4650: giving the full title as Revista popular: semanario de litteratura e industria, calling for nº 1 (Mar. 1848) -v. VI, nº 48 (1855). Universidade de Coimbra, Publicações periódicas portuguesas 1984. Silva Perreira, O jornalismo portuguez p. 61. On Baptista Coelho, see Grande enciclopédia VII, 52. NUC: NN, DLC, MiU. Union List of Serials: adding an incomplete run at CtY. OCLC: 47789830 (New York Publ [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A SKETCH OF THE LIFE AND CHARACTER OF GEN TAYLOR, THE AMERICAN HERO AND PEOPLE'S MAN; TOGETHER WITH A CONCISE HISTORY OF THE MEXICAN WAR

      Boston: J. B. Hall, 1847. [36]pp. Pictorial wrappers. Tape repairs to the spine and corners, dust-soiling to front wrappers, minor foxing. Good. Authorship is attributed to "The One-legged Sergeant." Tutorow and Howes note a different issue, with a joint New York and Boston imprint, but this imprint was surely executed around the same time, and additionally appears with a slightly different imprint ("John B. Hall") and contents in the same year. This is one of the first pamphlets in the making of Taylor as hero. TUTOROW 3729. HOWES T80.

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        Knight's Cabinet Edition of the Works of William Shakespere [With Poems & Studies]

      Charles Knight & Co, London 1847 - 10 vols. 12mo. Bound in three quarters brown morocco, and marbled boards, t.e.g. , by Oldach. Fine

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        L‘été a Bade, mit Illustrationen von Tony Johannot, Eug. Lami, Francais et Jaquemot.

      Paris : Ernest Bourdin (1847). - 299 Seiten. ORDENTLICHES EXEMPLAR mit 54 Holzschnitten im Text, 6 kolorierte lithographische Kostümdarstellungen (Paysan et paysannes badois / Postillon et aubergiste badois / Etudiants d‘ Heidelberg), 12 Stahlstich-Ansichten (5 Ansichten aus Baden-Baden und ein Portrait des Großherzogs Leopold von Baden und je eine von Rastatt (Schloß Favorite), Konstanz, Freiburg i. Br., Karlsruhe, Heidelberg und Mainz) und eine lithographische, kolorierte Karte des Herzogtums Baden sowie einem Stahlstich-Portraits des Großherzogs Friedrich von Baden, der Einband ohne nennenswerten Berieb, innen stellenweis leicht braunfleckig, der Einband am Rücken leicht restauriert Sprache: Deutsch 18x27, blaues farbig illustriertes und goldgeprägtes O Ln mit Voll-Goldschnitt [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire Naturelle drolatique et philosophique des Professeurs du Jardin des Plantes, des Aide-Naturalistes, Préparateurs, etc., attachés à cet Établissement, accompagnée d'épisodes scientifiques et pittoresques.

      Paris, Gustave Sandré, 1847. 8vo (175 x 107mm). pp. (4), 296. Later cloth, spine with red gilt lettered label. A rare biography of the scientists of 'Jardin des Plantes'. The grounds of the Jardin des Plantes includes four galleries of the Muséum: the Grande Galerie de l'Évolution, the Mineralogy Museum, the Paleontology Museum and the Entomology Museum. Many famous scientists of the period are portrayed such as: Becquerel, Brongniart, Orbigny, Tulasne, Decaisne, de Blainville, Serres, Geoffroy St. Hilaire, Bibron, Guichenot, Milne Edwards, Valenciennes and many others.The name of the author Gosse is a pseudonym for Bertrand Isodore de Salles.//B.M. (Nat. Hist.) II, 697.

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        THE WONDERFUL ADVENTURES OF ABEL SAMPSON, RELATED BY HIMSELF

      [Lawrence City, Ma, 1847. 91,[4]pp. Illustrated. 12mo. Original pictorial wrappers. Most of the front wrapper detached but present, portion along the bottom lacking, some soiling; minor chipping to rear wrapper. Some light scattered foxing. Good. First edition of a rare account by an American seaman and war privateer. Sampson was born in Maine in 1790 and first went to sea on a merchant schooner in 1808. The next year he was pressed on board a British Man of War. He escaped and worked on a slaver for a time, shipped on the privateer Saratoga in 1812, then did a second more successful tour on the Yorktown before being captured by the British. These adventures were followed by tours in the European, Indian, and West Indian trades. He gave up sea life in 1820 and returned to his original trade, carpentry. HOWES S59.

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        Aunt Carry's Ballads For Children: Adventures of a Wood Sprite; The Story of Blanche and Brutikin.

      Small 4to. Original forest green finely ribbed cloth prettily panelled in blind to both covers, and lettered in gilt to upper board, all edges gilt; pp. [iv], 5-53; with a total of 8 fine handcoloured lithographs, 4 of which have the charming original watercolours by John Absolon expertly laid down on paper and tipped-in alongside, 2 with accompanying tipped-in manuscript captions; a unique copy, from the library of L.G.E. Bell, with his tiny booklabel to front pastedown; externally very clean and sound with one small splash mark to centre of upper board and slight rubbing to bottom fore-corner of the same; internally, also, remarkably good, with a little light toning to stock and pale foxing to verso of a couple of plates. First edition. The four original watercolour illustrations for "The Story of Blanche and Brutikin" provide a telling contrast to the images in the engraved state and convey an energy and depth of emotional expression which is tempered in the printed version. The lithographs also include a considerable number of changes to the detail of the original artwork. John Absolon (1815-1895) was born in Lambeth. He studied under an Italian, Ferrigi, and began work as a portrait painter before being apprenticed to Grieve, the theatrical scene-painter. He went on to paint miniatures before turning his hand to children's book illustration: a genre in which he saw the most success. Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton (1808-77) was the granddaughter of Irish playwright Thomas Sheridan and a famous society beauty, author and hostess. Her acrimonious estrangement from her bullying husband George Chapple Norton, who accused her of having an affair with the then Prime Minister Lord Melbourne, brought her even further into the public eye and steered her towards involvement in social reform. She was an early campaigner for rights for married and divorced women, especially with respect to custody of their children.

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        The Hero of the Japanese Suikoden.

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        Battle at Ishibashiyama.

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        Les Travaux D'Hercule

      1847. first edition. The Artist at his Most Engaging, Bearing Witness to a Lively Sense of Humor, Now Broad, Now Sophisticated" "An Album of Legendary Rarity" (Gordon Ray)DORÉ, Gustave. Les Travaux d'Hercule. Paris: Chez Aubert & Cie., [1847]. First edition of Gustave Dorés first book. Small oblong quarto (5 15/16 x 9 3/4 inches; 151 x 248 mm.). Pictorial lithograph wrapper, 2 publisher's leaves of explanation printed on recto's only, 46 lithographed leaves, 3 full-page, 30 with two images, 12 with 3 images and 1 with 5 images (making a total of 104 images on 46 leaves), sixteen page publisher's catalog at end followed by the original rear wrapper with two oval stamps in blue "H.E. Hamann / Memel" & "Graben / No 435 / Strasze".Later full tan calf, covers decoratively ruled in gilt, spine with five shallow bands, decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, edges sprinkled brown. Indiscernible ink inscription at foot of title-page. Some very occasional light foxing. A fine copy."This album is of legendary rarity. It is noted in the preface that Doré "composed, drew, and lithographed" its forty-six plates when he was fifteen. It was part of Aubert's "collectionÂ… Jabots," named after Töpffer's opening volume, Mr. Jabot. Doré's farcical depictions of the labors of Hercules follow the style of the Swiss artist in their linear simplicity. (Ray).We can locate just four copies in libraries and institutions: Morgan Library (NY); New York Public Library (NY); Harvard Houghton Library (MA) and one copy in Switzerland.Hercules was a divine hero in Greek mythology, the son of Zeus and Alcmene. He was the greatest of the Greek heroes, a paragon of masculinity with extraordinary strength, courage, ingenuity, and sexual prowess. His iconic attributes are the lion skin and the club."Doré was born in Strasbourg in 1832, the son of a well-to-do engineer in the Department of Bridges and Highways. He was a pretty, bright boy, the darling of the family, cherished beyond his two brothers by his mother and his nurse Francoise. From earliest childhood his delight was in drawing; indeed, he used to ask for pencils that were cut at both ends. The cathedral and old houses of Strasbourg fascinated him. "These spectacles were my first vivid impressions," he wrote. "They were those éblouissements d'enfant which determine a taste." He made his first lithograph when he was eleven, at about the same time that his family moved to Bourg-en-Bresse, and he came to know well the Black Forest and the mountains of the Vosges, further shaping forces in his imagination. Doré visited Paris with his parents in 1847. There he showed Charles Philipon some of his drawings, and the impressed publisher offered him employment as a caricaturist for his new Journal pour rire. Doré was thereby enabled to remain in the city, enrolling in the Lycée Charlemagne, where Nadar was a fellow student. Though he spent much time in the print room of the Bibliothèque Nationale, he also came to know the city intimately. The revolution of 1848, which gave him an opportunity to witness mass movements of humanity, also disgusted him with political violence. After the death of his father in 1849, he lead a life of unremitting industry as the support of his family, at the same time playing a prominent role in Parisian literary, artistic, and musical society. Meanwhile, Doré had begun his prodigious career as an illustrator. His first lithographic album, published at the age of fifteen, was Les Travaux d'Hercule. It and the more imposing albums which followed remain to little known even among Doré's ardent admirers because of their great scarcity. They show the artist at his most engaging, bearing witness to a lively sense of humor, now broad, now sophisticated, which was muted in his later illustrations." (Ray, pp. 326-327).

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        A Voyage Of Discovery And Research In The Southern And Antarctic Regions, During The Years 1839-43.

      London:: John Murray,. 1847.. First edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. A highly important early expedition to Antarctica which contributed much to the cartographic emergence of the continent. Ross visited many sub- Antarctic islands & charted 900 km of Antarctic coast at Victoria Land in his circumnavigation of the continent. Ross was the first to penetrate the Ross Sea ice pack, discovering Ross Island and attainment by 4 degrees the furthest Southern expedition to date. Ross also accurately determined the position of the Magnetic Pole. "The first [voyage] to enter what is known as the Ross Sea, the first to sight the Admiralty Mountains, the first to see Victoria Land, Ross Island, Mounts Erebus and Terror, and the Ross Ice Shelf, amongst other momentous discoveries. Once this account became public, no one could doubt there was a great southern continent of immense proportions to be explored" (Taurus Collection). 2 volumes. 8vo, Volume I: lii, 366 pp. Volume II: [vii]-x, 447 pp, lithographed plates and maps, some folding, illustrations in the text. Half brown calf and marbled boards, a sympathetic early rebind. Gilt titles at red spine labels. Volume I plate 'South Pole Barrier' (p232) with some repairs on verso; Volume II folding map at rear, 'South Polar Chart' with short repair on verso, mostly at stub. Abbey, Travel 610; Ferguson 4636; Hill (2004) 1487; Rosove 276; Sabin 73367; Spence 993; Taurus Collection 9.

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        A Voyage of Discovery and Research in the Southern and Antarctic Regions, during the years 1839-43

      John Murray, London 1847 - 1847 [first issue, with the January 1847 publisher's catalogue]. Octavo, two volumes, lii, [ii] (list of plates and maps, verso blank), 366 pages plus 7 vignettes (on 10 unnumbered chapter fly-title leaves), 5 tinted lithographs (one of them a four-panel panorama), and 6 maps (2 of them folding, including a long chart of Wilkes' discoveries); and [v]-x, [ii] (list of plates and maps, verso blank), 448, 16 (publisher's catalogue, dated January 1847) pages with a vignette on page 387 (and an unlisted illustration on page 401) plus 10 vignettes (on 13 unnumbered chapter fly-title leaves), 3 tinted lithographs, and 2 maps (including the large folding 'South Polar Chart shewing the Discoveries and Track of HMS Erebus and Terror during the years 1840,1,2,3'). Original gilt-pictorial and blind-decorated blue cloth (possibly recased at an early date, with endpapers replaced and edges trimmed and lightly speckled); cloth lightly marked, rubbed, and with very light wear to the head of the spines (the latter a little sunned, a problem endemic to the cloth, according to Rosove); tidemarks to three plates in the first volume (barely noticeable from the image side on two of them, and affecting only the bottom margin clear of the image on the panorama); a very crisp and attractive set. Rosove 276 (not noting the unlisted illustration): 'a cornerstone of the Antarctic literature and a monument to one of mankind's greatest expeditions of geographical and scientific exploration'; Taurus Collection 9; Renard 1328. The expedition was 'the first to enter what is known today as the Ross Sea, the first to sight the Admiralty Mountains, the first to see Victoria Land, Ross Island, Mounts Erebus and Terror, and the Ross Ice Shelf, amongst other momentous discoveries' (The 'Taurus' Collection). Please use the 'Ask Bookseller a Question' link below to confirm availability and postage charges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Phelps's Travellers' Guide Through the United States; Containing Upwards of Seven Hundred Rail-Road, Canal, and Stage and Steam-Boat Routes. Accompanied with a New Map of the United States

      New York: Published by Phelps, Ensigns & Thayer, 1847, 1847. A revised edition; first edition under this title. Howes P-291; Wheat, Mapping the Trans-Mississippi West, 631; noted under Sabin 61379. About one-half inch chipped from the top of the spine; spine beginning to splitl edges a little rubbed; small tears without loss in the map at a couple of folds; very good copy.. 12mo, original elaborately gilt-decorated straight-grained red morocco, a.e.g. Large, 54 x 65 cm, folding map (Phelps's National Map of the United States) outlined in color with border vignettes of portraits of distinguished Americans, state seals, etc. The famous guide for travelers in the U.S. by New York mapmaker Humphrey Phelps, first issued in the early 1830s and revised numerous times with slightly altered titles, imprints and up-to-date maps. This 1847 edition extend as far west as eastern Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma - primarily Cherokee Country - and Texas.

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        Parables of Our Lord

      Longmans, London 1847 - Publisher's papier maché boards, covered with black plaster, molded to appear like a Gothic carved wood binding, blind-stamped leather back. Chromolithographed title page and 31 chromolithographed pages, with text, symbolic borders, initials, and illustrations printed in gold, black, and colors, 6 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. Although as inevitable with the gutta-percha gluing, the leaves have become detached, this is nonetheless an exemplary, and extraordinarily fine copy of a fragile production, usually found quite worn, often missing the spine, the edges chipped, etc., but here with the binding showing almost no wear and even the gilt on the cover edges intact. This is the first use of this innovative use of materials to reproduce antiquarian handmade work, and it met with considerable commercial success. Ray, The Illustrator and the Book in England, 231. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        OMOO: A NARRATIVE OF ADVENTURES IN THE SOUTH SEAS; BEING A SEQUEL TO THE "RESIDENCE IN THE MARQUESAS ISLANDS"

      John Murray, London 1847 - 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. Lightly foxed; recently and neatly rebacked retaining the original spine. Very Good to Near Fine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Guide To The Architectural Antiquities In The Neighbourhood Of Oxford

      John Henry Parker, Oxford. for the Oxford Society For Promoting The Study Of Gothic Architecture 1847 - Half morocco over marbled boards, VG+. viii+[v-xi]+399pp, 2 colour plates, 4 b/w maps, b/w plates & many b/w text illustrations, leather rubbed along the edges, some light foxing internally which affects some plates. Large Library bookplate to the pastedown, no other library evidence, a nice copy. Architectural descriptions of many churches in a 30 miles radius of Oxford, grouped together in 'rides'. Covers many parishes, with the emphasis on Ecclesiastic buildings. 100 grams. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carte statistique de la distribution des eaux de l’Ourcq, dans la ville de Paris. 1846.

      1847 - "Aqueduc de ceinture ; rigole d'embranchement, conduites maitresses et branchements, galeries, réservoirs, fontaines, bornes-fontaines, fontaines marchandes. Reproduisant à l'échelle d'un millimètre et demi pour dix mètres les plans généraux et les tableaux statistiques dressés par conduite maitresse ; et déposés à la Ville. Les dites archives fondées, les dits plans et tableaux dressés et la présente carte exécutée : sous les ordres et par les soins de Mr. Emmery, Ingénieur en Chef Directeur des Ponts et Chaussées, Ingénieur en Chef Directeur des eaux, des égouts, et des canaux de la ville de Paris. Gravée sur la demande du Conseil Municipal et suivant arrêté du 14 avril 1837. De Mr le Comte de Rambuteau, Pair de France, Préfet de la Seine. 1839.La dite carte statistique burinée sur cuivre pour être complétée chaque année et rectifiée s'il y a lieu. Conformément aux distributions d'eaux qui pourront être ultérieurement ordonnées.Dressée par ACHIN - Gravée par DORMIER - Les écritures par LALE - Dirigée par MONVOISIN."Mention manuscrite et signature de M. Many (?), l'Ingénieur en chef du Service Municipal de Paris : "Complété jusqu'au 31 décembre 1846. Paris, le 26 juillet 1847."Belle carte entoilée étonnamment fraiche, dimension pliée 17 X 24 cm. Dans son mémoire sur la statistique des eaux de la ville de Paris, l'auteur, nommé chef du service des eaux en 1832 et chargé en particulier de l'assainissement, écrivait :" L'expérience apprend encore que le nombre des hommes généreux qui consentent à mettre en commun et avec abandon tout ce qu'ils savent, que ce nombre, disons-nous, est fort restreint ; presque toujours, l'homme spécial a un grand intérêt à se rendre nécessaire, par calcul, il a l'égoïsme raisonné de ne communiquer aux autres que le moins possible, de faire de tout un service public, une sorte d'arcanum ; et de là le tort, pour ainsi dire volontaire, de laisser périr, presque pour chaque génération, les plus précieux documents. Toujours est-il que nous pourrions citer des distributions d'eaux publiques qui sont devenues, dans certaines villes, le monopole d'une famille, et nous affirmons au moins que lorsque nous sommes arrivé à la direction des eaux de Paris, c'est avec toutes les peines imaginables que nous avons pu ressaisir les fils de cet immense service." . 480 g.

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        Three Years Wanderings in the Northern Provinces of China

      

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        A Grammar of the Mpongwe language with vocabularies

      

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        Travels in Western Africa in 1845 andamp 1846

      

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        The Morro Castle at the Entrance of Havanah Harbour Saturday April 10th 1847

      

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        The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

      

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        Memorie per la storia di Ferrara raccolte da Antonio Frizzi con giunte e note del conte avv. Camillo Laderchi

      presso Abram Servadio 1847 4to (cm. 25,6), 5 Voll., XIX - 349(3), X - 439(3), VI - 522, VI - 504(2), XVI - 490(2) pp. con 18 tavv. f.t. di cui 2 grandi mappe della città più volte rip. Legature coeve in mz. pelle verde con fili e titoli oro al ds. Ingialliture alle prime tre carte del primo vol., tagli alle cerniere del quinto vol. ma, nel complesso, ottimo esemplare. Ex libris araldico. Seconda edizione, non comune. Lozzi, 1688 (per la prima).

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        The Greatest Plague Of Life

      London - David Bogue 1847 - A scarce first edition of this curious work edited by the Mayhew brothers, in the very attractive calf binding of Sorrell of London. With twelve plates by George Cruikshank, collated complete, this extremely interesting work also includes the original cloth binding adhered to the rear endpages, allowing further authenticity to this definitive first edition example of Victorian literature. Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist. Condition: Rebound calf binding with gilt detailing. Externally very smart, there is some minor wear to the joints and extremities only, with some strain to hinges. Internally, the pages are firmly bound and are bright and clean throughout, aside from the odd instance of spotting. Overall: NEAR FINE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Little Classic, and Chronological Companion. Being a Guide to the Study of Mythology, Ancient History, and Ancient Geography; With the Lading Events of General History, alhabetically arranged. To which is added, The Miniature Law Dictionary. The whole extracted from Maunder's treasure of Knowledge. Sold by all Booksellers.

      London Printed and Published by W. S. Johnson. no date 1847 - 32mo, 78 x 42 mms., pp. [ii], 256, 155, [4], 4 - 84, engraved frontispiece, additional engraved title-page, original publisher's gilt cloth with lozenge shape on each cover, spine blocked in gilt with title "Maunder's Little Treasury," all edges gilt; joints a little rubbed and worn, with the autograph ownership of G. Berry 1946 on the front paste-down end-paper. Samuel Maunder (1785 - 1849) was an indefatigable compiler of reference works. ODNB notes: "Maunder's first book was The Little Lexicon, or, Multum in parvo of the English Language (1825). His next book, The Treasury of Knowledge and Library of Reference (1830), sold over 200,000 copies. The Biographical Treasury (1838) was frequently revised and reprinted and was brought up to date by W. L. R. Cates (1873, 1882). An interesting feature, used elsewhere, is the snippets of information and moral maxims printed in the four margins of each page. Other Treasuries were devoted to belles lettres (1841), history (1844), natural history (1848), and geography (1856 and 1860)." He died at his home in Gibson Square, Islington, on 30 April 1849. Uncommon. WorldCat locates copies of an 1847 imprint by Darton and Co in at University of Virginia, University of Indiana; no copies with the Johnson imprint located. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sketches Graphic and Descriptive for a History of the Decorative Painting applied to English Architecture

      London: John Williams, 1847. First edition. Hardcover. Modern three quarter red calf and marbled boards. Near fine. 88 pages in text. Folio, 38 x 28 cm. Chromolithograph title page and 24 chromolithograph plates. A spectacular example of Victorian colour printing. ABBEY LIFE 6." A smaller book of this time which deserves not to be forgotten, with beautiful chormolitho plates, comparable to Pugin's coloured books, is E.L. Blackburne.....its 24 plates show tiles, decorative motifs, painted wall, ceilings, and other architectural details, printed in many colors and without any hand-colouring by Day & Son, Lithographers to the Queen." Small damp stain at joint head not affecting text or images, raised bands, spine panels decorated in gilt.

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

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

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller, ABAA]
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