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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Wien, 22. II. 1848.. 1 S. mit Siegelresten und Adresse verso (Faltbrief). Gr.-4to.. An Müller, den langjährigen Kapellmeister am Leopoldstädter Theater und am Theater an der Wien, bekannt als Nestroys Schlagerkomponist: "Da dieser Tage mein Stück '4 Wochen in Ischl' zur Aufführung kommen wird, und heute schon die zweyte Probe war, so bitten Frau von Bekmann, und ich wegen der Instrumentirung des Liedes welches sie, nach bereits genommener Rüksprache und gänzlichem Einverständnisse mit Herrn Kapellmeister Lorzing, in 3 Acte einlegen will - und bittet selbes so schnell als möglich an Frau v. Bekman erfolgen zu lassen. - Beyliegend folgt der Paradisische Apfel in den Adam gewiß nicht gebissen hätte, o wie wäre uns Allen da so gut da wäre auch obige Posse von mir vollkommen! - ich hätte dann nicht nöthig die Tage der Angst, den Abend der Gefahr zu erleben [...]".

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        Analisi storico-topografico-antiquaria della carta de dintorni di Roma. Edizione seconda. Tomo I (Tomo II e Tomo III)

      Tipografia delle Belle Arti 1848-9, Roma - Ottime legature 900 in mz. pelle con nervi, fregi e titoli impressi in oro al ds. Un piccolo strappo all occhietto del primo e del secondo volume, ma eccellente esemplare in barbe. Olschki, 17654 (per l edizione originale del 1837); Rossetti, 7395. 8vo (cm. 23,4), 3 Voll.; 4 cc.nn., XLVIII pp. ( Discorso preliminare ), 2 cc.nn., 555, 679, 753 pp. (si unisce) Carta de dintorni di Roma secondo le osservazioni di sir William Gell e del professore Antonio Nibby (grande carta in litografia di cm. 84x74,5 - datata 1827 e incisa da Filippo Trojani - in ottime condizioni, intelata e più volte rip. Lieve acquarellatura coeva). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Lord Byron

      London: John Murray, 1848. Hardcover. Very good +. Seventeen volumes in New Edition of 1848. Bound in contemporary tan leather. End pages and edges marbled. Vol. III bottom board detached. Text blocks clean and tight in all volumes. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs may be required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and/or value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Non-U.S. buyers: Please check with us on shipping fees BEFORE placing your order.

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        HISTORIA GENERAL DE ESPAÑA. La compuesta, enmendada y añadida por el padre Mariana, con la continuación de Miniana. Completada con todos los sucesos que comprenden el escrito clásico sobre el reinado de Carlos III por el Conde de Floridablanca, la historia de su levantamiento, guerra y revolución, por el Conde de Toreno. Y la de nuestros días por Eduardo Chao. V volúmenes

      1848 - Madrid. Imprenta y Librería de Gaspar y Roig, editores. 1848-1851. Cinco volúmenes. O.C. 4º mayor, 5h inclusa portada, frontis retrato, xipp-2h-618pp-3h-9 láminas, 679pp-3h-6 láminas, 674pp-3h-7 láminas, v-615pp-5h-6 láminas, 757pp-6-1h-cii para apéndice, 6 láminas. Con un total de 34 láminas litográficas grabadas aparte de las cuales una es hermoso mapa plegado del España Romana al vol. I grabado en cobre y 2 grabadas en acero -retatos de Mariana y Chao-, cientos de grabados xilográficos de personajes, episodios históricos, monumentos, mapas y demás figuras, grandes capitulares y viñetas iniciales y finales también grabadas en madera. Encuadernación homogénea holandesa piel avellana de época, hierros y tipos al oro en lomera. Según la colación de las láminas faltarían tres, una por cada vol. 2, 3 y 4, pero no se aprecia restos de falta. Escaso y apenas mencionable óxido esporádico y poco marcado, puntas y cejas de pie apenas rozadas, salvo en el vol. V que es más apreciable el roce en las primeras. Muy buen ejemplar, por lo demás, bastante limpio en general y sin uso, algunas láminas conservan su clásico papel protector de seda. Juan de Mariana S.I.Talavera de la Reina, 1536-1624. Jesuita, teólogo e historiador español. Conde de Floridablanca, José Moñino y Redondo, 1728-1808. Conde de Toreno, José Maria Queipo de Llano Ruiz de Saravia, 1786-1843. Eduardo Chao Fernández, 1821-1887. CCPB000121340-7.Imagen en sitio virtual de MIMO Libros [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memoirs of the Life of William Collins, Esq., R.A. With Selections from His Journals and Correspondence

      London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1848. First edition. Engraved title pages after William Collins in each volume, portrait frontispiece by John Linnell in vol. I. xii, 348; vi, 354 pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Full blue polished calf, gilt spine, with red morocco title labels, t.e.g., by Riviere & Son. Near fine. First edition. Engraved title pages after William Collins in each volume, portrait frontispiece by John Linnell in vol. I. xii, 348; vi, 354 pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Wilkie Collins' first book, a biography of his father, the painter William John Thomas Collins (1788-1847). Parrish & Miller, pp. 6-11

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        The national distress: its financial origin and remedy. with the proposal of a common principle of union amongst the promoters of an equitable adjustment of the currency; and a vindication of the railways

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Co. 1848. 8vo., (6) + 260 + 8pp., original blind-stamped cloth with printed spine label, the label a little worn and soiled, a little wear to extremities else a very good uncut presentation copy inscribed in ink> at head of title 'Dr Stevenson with the author's compts.>' First edition (but see further note below) and very scarce. Kress C.7510. Goldsmiths 35690. The University of London (Goldsmiths Library) also has an unpublished proof copy given the title: The capricious, usurious, and blighting interest of money.> This title was evidently abandoned for the published version. Although published anonymously, there is an intriguing, and credible, note on the flyleaf of our copy attributing the authorship of National Distress> to Henry Booth (1789-1869), the railway projector and manager long associated with the Liverpool and Manchester railway and a consistent supporter of George Stephenson. 'He was a tireless writer and pamphleteer for much of his life, publishing books, papers, and articles on technical and scientific subjects, social questions, taxation, politics, and the economy. His Account of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway> (1830) remains an indispensable starting point for serious study of the early history of that line. His works on politics, notably A Reformed Parliament> (1833), reflect his moderate Liberalism, and his studies of economic questions, most importantly Free Trade as it Affects the People> (1833), express his firm but pragmatic belief in laissez-faire> principles.' [Francis Watt rev. Ralph Harrington in ODNB]. The 8-page Appendix to The National Distress> comprises Propositions for a Public Act relating to the issues of the Bank of England and to a national currency.> It makes interesting reading. * It seems probable that the recipient was Robert Stevenson (1772-1850), the celebrated Scottish civil engineer, but it might equally have been Robert's civil engineer son, Alan Stevenson (1807-1865).

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        JOURNAL OF AN EXPEDITION INTO THE INTERIOR OF TROPICAL AUSTRALIA, in search of a route from Sydney to the Gulf of Carpentaria

      London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1848.. FIRST EDITION 1848, 8vo, approximately 220 x 130 mm, 8½ x 5¼ inches, title page vignette, lithographed frontispiece and 11 other plates (including 10 tinted lithographs), 7 maps (4 folding), some text illustrations, pages: xiv, (2), 1-437 including List of Plants, no advertisements, bound in half modern tan calf over marbled boards, raised bands, 2 gilt lettered black morocco labels, new endpapers. Frontispiece reinserted with loss of inner margin, all but 1 tissue guard missing, margin of frontispiece and title page faintly browned, very occasional very light soiling or pale browning to margins, 1 folding map expertly mounted on linen. A very good sturdy copy. Ferguson, Volume IV, 4828; Wantrup, Australian Rare Books, page 203 and page 382 No.129. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        GAVARNI (Suplice - Paul Chevalier, dit). Oeuvres choises

      J. Hetzel - Garnier F. 1848 GAVARNI (Suplice - Paul Chevalier, dit). Oeuvres choises. Revues, corrigées et nouvellement classées par l' Auteur. Etude de moeurs contemporaines. La vie de jeune homme - Les débardeurs. Avec des notices en tète de chaque serie par P.J. Stahl. Paris, J. Hetzel - Garnier F., 1848. In - 4°, m. tela con angoli, cop. anteriore conservata. (8) pp., 30 tavole con caricature in litografia; (4) pp., 50 tavole con caricature in litografia, (4) pp. di indici e pubblicità. Bell' esemplare di quest' opera curiosa e non comune. Sander, Die illustr. franzosischen Bucher des 19. Johz, p. 117.

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        A Forced March from My Home in Old England, to My Home in the Regiment. Bangalore, Printed at the Columbian Press, by Thomas Beare, 1848.

      1848 1848 - Small 8vo. Pp. (iv), 203, (1) with errata leaf tipped in. Original cloth, rubbed and spine ends chipped. Rare travelogue of a journey made in 1846 by an officer returning through Europe to his regimental base in India. The authorship is attributed to Charles Foveaux Kirkby, then a captain in the Fourteenth Madras Native Infantry. The account describes the visit to Paris and then is mainly devoted to his stay in Rome. From there he passed through Naples, Sorrento, Malta and Alexandria before taking a steamer from Cairo to Madras. This work is one of only two known from the Colombian Press at Bangalore! The second work is a Tamil language book printed in 1850. See: D.E. Rhodes article in The British Museum Quarterly, vol. 34 no. 3/4 (1970), pp. 83-86. Seems scarce, we've only found two library copies (British Library and Princeton University). Not in Diehl. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Chants et chansons populaires de la France

      Paris: Garnier frères, 1848. Fine. Garnier frères, Paris 1848, 3 tomes en 3 Vol. Grd. in 8 (18x28,5cm), relié. - Second edition with a new Garnier increased milling after the first among Delloye in 1843, in 125 deliveries including a 4-leaf form, the score and four double-sided pages of steel engravings (extraordinary compositions surrounding the text of the song) besides three headpieces. Illustration Trimollet, Daubigny, Meissonier ... The first edition in Delloye not contenanit 84 deliveries and songs. Printing on vellum fort.binding green half morocco fir wedge signed Niedrée tail. Back tooled raised the grotesque wavelets stylized. Golden heads. Thin slit in the top head of Volume 1 and Volume 3 tail of two corners in Volume 3, sunken jaws slightly open. Few browning in the margins of some leaves. Beautiful copy, non rogné.39 songs Volume 1, Volume 2 32, 54 volume 3 of 125 deliveries and songs, divided into warriors and patriotic songs, satirical burlesque songs and ballads and roundels ... One of the most beautiful illustrated romantic, the material is abundant and plentiful, full of imagination and verve. This volume is one of the most important works of Trimolet illustrator, Baudelaire draws particular praise in his aesthetic Curiosities, in terms of Cartoonists. Carteret compare this production to the best illustrated in the eighteenth. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Seconde édition chez Garnier dans une nouvelle mouture augmentée, après la première chez Delloye en 1843, en 125 livraisons de 4 feuillets comprenant une notice, la partition et 4 pages recto-verso de gravures sur acier (extraordinaires compositions encadrant le texte de la chanson), outre trois frontispices. Illustration de Trimollet, Daubigny, Meissonnier... La première édition chez Delloye ne contenanit que 84 livraisons et chansons. Impression sur velin fort. Reliure en demi maroquin vert sapin à coins signée Niedrée en queue. Dos à nerfs orné à la grotesque de vaguelettes stylisées. Têtes dorées. Mince fente au mors supérieur en tête du tome 1 et en queue du tome 3. 2 coins au tome 3 légèrement ouverts et enfoncés. Quelques rares brunissures en marge de certains feuillets. Bel exemplaire, non rogné. 39 chansons au tome 1, 32 pour le tome 2, 54 pour le tome 3, soit 125 livraisons et chansons, réparties en chants guerriers et patriotiques, chansons burlesques satiriques et complaintes et rondeaux... Un des plus beaux illustrés romantiques, la matière en est abondante et foisonnante, pleine d'imagination et de verve. Ce volume est surtout l'une des principales oeuvres de Trimolet comme illustrateur, dont Baudelaire dresse particulièrement l'éloge dans ses Curiosités esthétiques, au chapitre des Caricaturistes. Carteret compare cette production aux meilleurs illustrés du XVIIIe.

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        Windsor Castle. An Historical Romance

      1848. first edition. Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn and Herne the HunterWilliam Harrison Ainsworth's Windsor CastleIn the Original Eleven Parts with Fourteen Fine Etched Plates by George CruikshankAINSWORTH, William Harrison. Windsor Castle. An Historical Romance. By W. Harrison Ainsworth, Esq. New edition. Illustrated by George Cruikshank and Tony Johannot, with designs on wood by W. Alfred Delamotte. London: Henry Colburn, 1844 [i.e. 1848].First [New] edition in the original eleven parts as issued. Octavo (9 3/8 x 5 15/16 inches; 238 x 151 mm.). xii, 324 pp. Etched pictorial title-page by W. Alfred Delamotte, etched portrait of Ainsworth by Daniel Maclise,fourteen etched plates by George Cruikshank, four by Tony Johannot and eighty-seven fine woodcuts in the text by W. Alfred Delamotte. Complete with the advertisements in part I (2 pp.) and part III (8 pp.). Original pale yellow wrappers pictorially decorated in black. Early ink signature on front wrapper of part one. A spectacular set, fine and untouched. Chemised in a half brown morocco pull-off case. "First issued in blue cloth with gilt design, and later the colour of the cloth was changed to red. Issued in eleven numbers about the same period, but the date on the title was changed to 1844." (Cohn).Windsor Castle is an historical historical romance with gothic elements that depicts Henry VIII's pursuit of Anne Boleyn. Intertwined with the story are the actions of Herne the Hunter, a legendary ghost that haunts Windsor woods. The first mention of Windsor Castle comes in a letter to Crossley 17 November 1841: "I am just now finishing Old St. Paul's and am consequently very busy… I have made all arrangements to start my Magazine at Christmas next, and have engaged Tony Johannot (the artist), who is now at work for me... Windsor Castle, of course, forms the main feature of the design, and I propose commencing the story with Henry the Eighth entering into the Castle on the morning of St. George's Day, 1529, attended by Anne Boleyn and the Cardinals Wosley and Campeggio. I intend making Lord Surrey the hero of the story. what say you?"Ainsworth wrote Windsor Castle in 1842 while he was publishing The Miser's Daughter. During this time, he was constantly working to publish the novel by April, and Ainsworth only stopped when his mother, Ann Ainsworth, died on 15 March 1842. John Forster wrote to Ainsworth following the death of Ann to offer assistance with the work: "I imagine that you will defer the Windsor Castle this month -- but should you not do so, I might be of some assistance to you. I have all my Henry VIII books here, and if you told me some particular thing you wanted ?- it may be horrible conceit ?- but somehow I think I might be of some beggarly service to you. At all events, in that or lesser matters, try if for old affection's sake you can discover anything for me to do for you". After declining the service of Forster, it was first published in a serialized form in the Ainsworth's Magazine starting July 1842 and ending in June 1843. There was some overlap with The Miser's Daughter, and George Cruikshank, illustrator of The Miser's Daughter later became illustrator of Windsor Castle after the prior work finished. It was published by Henry Colburn as a three-decker novel in 1843. Windsor Castle was re-issued in one volume in 1848. The parts issue, as here, appeared around the same time. During the initial publication of Windsor Castle, over 30,000 copies were sold and the work was in high demand. The novel was adapted into a play called Herne the Hunter, with a focus on the particular section dealing with the title character in the original novel.Cohn, 19.

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        The bouquet of melody for MDCCCXLVIII : comprising a choice collection of songs, waltzes, &c., and ten beautifully executed lithographic embellishments

      New York : Firth & Hall, 1848.. Hardcover. Original cloth, decorated in gilt. AEG. $1000.00 "A musical annual." Publication comprised of various works previously published by Firth & Hall, and includes the original title pages, pagination, and plate numbers for each piece. Approx. 13" x 11" 4 hand colored plates. Jenny Lind litho.. Binding a bit loose, though complete and holding. Spine has some tearing. Front free endpaper has bottom tip torn away.Some foxing. Very good. Spring : grand waltz / Wm. Scharfenberg -- Summer : grand waltz / Henry C. Timm -- Autumn : grand waltz / Herrman S. Saroni -- Winter : grand waltz / Theod. Von La Hache -- Heloise polka / A.W. Berg -- The dying emigrant's prayer / words by H. Plunkett Grattan ; music by George Loder -- A first essay : "From thee, Eliza, I must part" / poetry by Burns ; music by Wm. Scharfenberg -- Speed away / words by Emily Weed ; music by Herrman S. Saroni -- I'm dreaming pleasant dreams, Willie! / words by Harriet Marion Ward ; music by John C. Andrews -- Erin, or, I love thee dear Erin! / words by Henry F. Watson ; music by W.C. Peters -- Jenny Lind : grande valse de caprice / Theod. Von La Hache -- La belle indienne : valse brillante / A.W. Berg -- Glen-Mary quadrilles / Allen Dodworth -- The mountain home quick-step / Francis H. Brown ; arr. by Samuel O. Dyer. Not located in any collection via Worldcat. Rare books make Fine Gifts. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good.

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        Dealings with the Firm of Dombey and Son, Wholesale, Retail and for Exportation

      London: Bradbury & Evans. 1848., 1848. FIRST EDITION, first state. Octavo. pp. xvi, 624 [1]. Illustrated with 38 plates, vignette title page and engraved frontispiece by Phiz. Publisher's original embossed green cloth with gilt titles to faded spine. Housed in new quarter green morocco clamshell box, with green cloth and grey felt lining. Spine faded to brown, corners bumped, and some wear, especially to spine edges. Foxing to prelims and on plates; otherwise clean throughout and quite solid. Good overall.

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        Steam Warfare in the Parana: A Narrative of Operations by the Combined Squadrons of England and France in forcing a Passage up that River.

      London: Charles Ollier, 1848 - 2 volumes, octavo. Original purplish-brown vertically finely ribbed cloth with elaborate panels in blind to the boards, title gilt to the spines, pale cream surface-paper endpapers. A little rubbed, spines sunned, upper board of volume II mottled at the fore-edge, light toning, foxing to the prelims of volume II, remains a very good set. Folding lithographed map frontispiece to volume I together with 2 wood-engraved plates, wood-engraved frontispiece to volume II, half-titles present. First edition. Uncommon account of the Anglo-French naval interventions against Rojas's Argentine Confederation written by a participant. Mackinnon "obtained the particular mention of Commodore Sir Chas., Hotham for the skill he exemplified in the command of the rocket-party [at San Lorenzo], which had been obliged to remain two days and nights concealed under the enemy's nose" (O'Byrne). Despite the successful forcing of the river at Obligado by the Anglo-French squadrons, the consequent settlement, dictated by financial and political considerations, was highly favourable to the Argentines. Following Obligado, "There was little further resistance; and although the allies afterwards relieved Montevideo from an attack by some of the friends of Rosas, and, for a time, occupied the city, the difficulties at issue thenceforward became the subject rather of diplomatic negotiations than of active measures. Many of the advantages which had been gained were, unfortunately, sacrificed or neutralised by the terms of the settlement; but in spite of the rather unhandsome manner in which the services of the Navy on this most creditable expedition were treated by the Government, it must be admitted that seldom have British officers, bluejackets, and Marines deserved better of their country" (Clowes, VI, p.345). Ownership inscription of Spencer N. Dickson, sometime Chilean consul in London to the half- title of volume I, a few informed pencilled annotations to the margins. Sabin 43463. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        VIEW FROM UNDER THE PORTICO OF THE TEMPLE OF DENDERA [An Original Hand-Coloured Lithograph From] THE HOLY LAND, SYRIA, IDUMEA, ARABIA, EGYPT AND NUBIA

      London: F.G. Moon and Co., 1848. From the Standard Folio First Edition, limited to 500 sets only. A single original hand-coloured lithographic plate drawn on stone by Louis Haghe after David Roberts' paintings done on location in 1838. Printed on a single folio sheet 23.5" x 17", the captioned image, is 19.75" x 13.75", now presented in cream mounting boards 30" x 24" glazed behind clear mylar. Beautifully hand-coloured to the highest standards of the time. An example in excellent condition, clean, fresh, beautifully preserved. FROM One of the most desirable of all travel and COLOURplate books. We have a good number of impressive images from the Standard Folio Edition of this classic work available for purchase. As well as many views of Egypt we also have available, views of Nubia, Petra, Sinai, the Jordan, Tyre, Sidon and Baalbec. Please inquire for further details. In the course of two and a half months in 1838, traveling some 800 miles south from Cairo, Roberts recorded the monumental temple sites along the Nile in more than a hundred sketches. As the first British artist to sketch the monuments of Ancient Egypt, set on "Plains so vast...that, until you come near them, you have no idea of their magnificence," Roberts was well aware of the stir his drawings would create in London. According to John Ruskin, writing in PRAETERITA, Roberts's drawings "were the first studies ever made conscientiously by an English painter, not to exhibit his own skill, but to give true portraiture of scenes of historical and religious interest.

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        The Count of Monte Cristo

      London: Simms an M'Intyre, 1848., 39. Three vols bound as one, reprint. Octavo, pp.319, 320, 363. Bound in contemporary half brown calf over vermicular pattern blue paper boards, raised bands, red title label to spine. Binding is rubbed, worn at corners, joints, and spine ends. Internally pretty clean, with some tanning to leaves. A classic of adventure writing, in which a prisoner escapes, comes into a fortune, and wreaks terrible revenge upon those who imprisoned him, regardless of the consequences for himself or for innocent bystanders. It has also become a film classic in several incarnations, the most notable featuring Robert Donat as Dantes and Elissa Landi as Mercedes.

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        Téhéran EDITION ORIGINALE

      S.l.: S.n., 1848. Fine. S.n., S.l. 1848, 43x57cm (dimensions du cadre) 42,19,5cm (dimensions du dessin), une feuille sous marie-louise et cadre de bois ancien. - Original pencil drawing heightened with watercolor on pink paper, captioned on the top right, showing a view of the cemetery and the walls of Tehran. Joseph Auguste Jules Laurens was born in Carpentras (1825-1901) was a French painter and lithographer. From 1846 to 1849, he toured Eastern Europe, Greece, Turkey and Persia as a cartoonist, as part of a scientific mission led by geographer Xavier Hommaire Hell. Despite the failure of the mission (death Hommaire Hell in Isfahan, non-payment of work), he brought hundreds of sketches (historical monuments and daily life of the inhabitants of these regions), drawings and watercolors, which will serve its business artistic. This drawing dates undoubtedly from that era. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Dessin original au crayon rehaussé à l'aquarelle sur papier rose, légendé en haut à droite, représentant une vue du cimetière et des remparts de Téhéran. Jules Joseph Auguste Laurens, né à Carpentras (1825-1901) est un artiste-peintre et lithographe français. De 1846 à 1849, il parcourt l'Europe de l'Est, la Grèce, la Turquie et la Perse en tant que dessinateur, dans le cadre d'une mission scientifique dirigée par le géographe Xavier Hommaire de Hell. Malgré l'échec de la mission (mort de Hommaire de Hell à Ispahan, non rémunération des travaux), il rapporte plusieurs centaines de croquis (monuments historiques et vie quotidienne des habitants de ces régions), dessins et aquarelles, qui vont servir son activité artistique. Ce dessin date sans conteste de cette époque.

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        General View of Esouan and the Island of Elephantine [Being an Original Hand-Coloured Lithograph From] THE HOLY LAND, SYRIA, IDUMEA, ARABIA, EGYPT AND NUBIA

      London: F.G. Moon and Co., 1848. From the Standard Folio First Edition, limited to 500 sets only. A single original hand-coloured lithographic plate drawn on stone by Louis Haghe after David Roberts' paintings done on location in 1838. Printed on a single folio sheet 17.25" x 24", the captioned image, is 13.25" x 21", now presented in cream mounting boards 30" x 24" glazed behind clear mylar. Beautifully hand-coloured to the highest standards of the time. An example in excellent condition, clean, fresh, beautifully preserved. FROM One of the most desirable of all travel and COLOURplate books. We have a good number of impressive images from the Standard Folio Edition of this classic work available for purchase. As well as many views of Egypt we also have available, views of Nubia, Petra, Sinai, the Jordan, Tyre, Sidon and Baalbec. Please inquire for further details. In the course of two and a half months in 1838, traveling some 800 miles south from Cairo, Roberts recorded the monumental temple sites along the Nile in more than a hundred sketches. As the first British artist to sketch the monuments of Ancient Egypt, set on "Plains so vast...that, until you come near them, you have no idea of their magnificence," Roberts was well aware of the stir his drawings would create in London. According to John Ruskin, writing in PRAETERITA, Roberts's drawings "were the first studies ever made conscientiously by an English painter, not to exhibit his own skill, but to give true portraiture of scenes of historical and religious interest.

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        DOCUMENTOS Correspondientes al Negociado de Arriendo de Maderas, Dinero y demàs par la Plaza de Toros. Construye Ant° Gamero. Ano de 1848.

      (Ayamonte, 1848). - Dossier manuscrit. 7 pp. in-folio et 11 pp. in-8. Etui en cartonnage moderne. Le dossier ainsi intitulé contient plusieurs documents manuscrits originaux, concernant la construction en 1848 de la Place de taureaux d'Ayamonte dans la province de Huelva. On y trouve les pièces suivantes: 1). Contrat signé le 8 Aout 1848 entre Francisco Maria del Molino y Antonio Diaz Gamero ainsi rédigé: "En la ciudad de Ayamonte à 8 de Agosto de mil ochocientos cuarenta y ocho por el presente yo D. Francisco Ma del Molino vecino y del comercio de la misma y Antonio Diaz Gamero del mismo vecindario decimos que usando de las facultades que nos estan concedidas pôr las leyes vigentes del Reyno para contratar por medio de documentos privados tenemos estipulado o sea conbenido yo el D. Francisco à comprometerme a facilitar a el Gamero el numero de tablas que necessite para la construccion de la Plaza de Toros de esta ciudad para el presente ano, etc., etc." (3 pp. in-folio). 2). Reconnaissance de dette ainsi conçue: "Por el presente Yo Antonio Diaz Gamero vecino de esta ciudad digo que me obligo a pagar lisa y llanamente al Sr. Francisco Maria del Molino la cantidad de quatro mil reales de vellon que por hacerme merced y beneficio me ha dado y prestado sin premio ni interes alguno para atender con ellos los gastos que han de ocasionarse en la Plaza de los Toros que por mi cuenta boy a construir en la de la Laguna de esta ciudad " (in-folio 2pp.). 3). Divers papiers concernant les matériaux utilisés, leurs prix, etc., sous le titre: "Cuenta e importe de la Maderas Dinero i demas efectos que se facilitan al Mo Carpintero Antonio Diaz Gamero para la Construccion de la Plaza de Toros". [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Horticulurist and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste. Devoted to Horticulture, Landscape Gardening, Rural Architecture, Botany, Pomology, Entomology, Rural Economy, &c. Volumes I & II. [Spine title:] Downing's Horticulture

      Albany, New York: Published by Luther Tucker, 1848. Illustrated. viii, [ii],[9]-576; viii, [9]-576 pp. 2 vols. Thick 4to. Original brown blindstamped ribbed cloth, some wear to spines. Signed on the front free endpaper by Edwin A. Stevens, Hoboken, and with his bookplate. Illustrated. viii, [ii],[9]-576; viii, [9]-576 pp. 2 vols. Thick 4to. Edwin A. Stevens Copy. Compendium of information about horticulture in America at the midpoint of the nineteenth century, with wood-engraved illustrations touching upon fruit growning, trees, rural cottages, landscape architecture, and more.With a distinguished and interesting provenance: the ownership signatures and bookplates of Edwin A. Stevens (1795-1868), New Jersey industrialist, railroad pioneer, and philanthropist whose will established and endowed the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken.

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        Wuthering Heights

      New York: Harper and Brothers, 1848. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 288 pp. First American edition, with publisher's misattribution on the title page "by the Author of Jane Eyre." Contemporary leather spine over paper covered boards. Binding worn, with a split starting at front joint, though board still reasonable attached. Tidemark to rear board, edge worn. Front free end paper missing. Pages show heavy foxing, tidemark to top corner of early pages, and an occasional stain. Wear commensurate with age.

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        Der Leuchtthurm. Wochenschrift zur Unterhaltung und Belehrung für das deutsche Volk. Dritter Jahrgang 1848.

      Leipzig, Enrst Keil, 1848,. 4to. Mit 12 lithograph. Potraits u. 10 lithograph. Zeitbildern. 1 Bl., 664 (recte 682) S., 34, 8, 4 S. (Beibl. u. Extrabl.). Hlwd. d. Zeit m. Rückentitel.. Vollständiger Jahrgang mit 38 Nummern, Beiblatt Die Laterne 1-3 u. 2 Extra-Blättern. - Seltene politische Zeitschrift des späteren Herausgebers der Gartenlaube Ernst Keil (1816-1878), die 1851 endgültig verboten wurde. Die ersten Nummern sind wegen der etwas großzügigeren Zensur noch in Braunschweig gedruckt, bevor Keil kurze Zeit ungehindert in Leipzig publizieren konnte. Die Tafeln mit politischen Karikaturen, die Potraits zeigen M. G. Oberländer, H. v. Gagern, A. Ruge, G. Struve, Rob. Blum u.a. - Einband stärker berieben u. bestoßen. Stellenweise stockfleckig.

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        The Ladies' Flower-Garden of Ornamental Greenhouse Plants

      London: William Smith, 1848. First edition, 4to, xii, 215, [1]pp., with half-title, 42 hand-coloured lithographed plates, marbled endpapers, green half crushed morocco gilt by Zaehnsdorf, spine tooled with floral decorations within raised bands, corners lightly rubbed otherwise a fine copy. An exceptionally clean copy of this work by one of the most popular and successful female botanical illustrators. Provenance: Bookplate of Mrs. L. Bartlett to front paste-down. Nissen BBI 1236.

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        Dombey and Son. [Dealings With The Firm of Dombey and Son, Wholesale, Retail and For Exportation]

      London: Bradbury and Evans, 1848., 1848. First Edition, First Issue. Thick octavo; pp. xvi + (1) + 624. Illustrated with 38 engraved plates, a frontispiece and engraved title page. Bound in original blind-stamped green cloth with spine divided into five panels, with title and author's name in gilt, blind-stamped borders to covers incoporating a woven rope device, coated yellow endpapers. With the half-title and eight-line errata following the text. With the following first issue points: in the title-page vignette, Capt. Cuttle's hook is erroneously on his left arm; p. xv (un-numbered), no page entry for the frontispiece and vignette, and no quotation marks around "the Party" line 2; p.14, ten lines up, "aint" has no apostrophe; p.26, line 11 has "fidgetty"; on p.40, "shewed" and "shew" instead of "showed" and "show"; p.284, fifth and sixth lines from the bottom, "Delight" instead of "Joy"; "if" is present in line 9, p.426, the page number is present on p. 431 (as usual); p. 582, the last line has no full stop. Internally clean, including the plates, which are only mildly toned or spotted. Inside joints just starting, cloth is clean and bright, spine a trifle sunned, frayed at tips. A clean, near fine copy. Now rather uncommon in the original cloth. The major novel 'Dombey and Son' weaves together a number of stories concerning a self-important merchant and his two children. As with much of Dickens' writing it contains a number of socially significant themes, particularly the then-prevalent common practice of arranged marriages for financial gain or as a form of slavery, also child cruelty (specifically Dombey's treatment of Florence), familial relationships, Death (the villainous Carker meets a rather horrific end, also the loss of Paul Dombey 'threw a whole nation into mourning' -Forster) and as ever with Dickens, betrayal and deceit and the consequences thereof. Podeschi; Gimbel Catalogue A103. Grolier Club Exhibition Catalogue (1913, p108-113).Collins; Dickens and Crime [1962]

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        Gesammelte militärische Schriften [Der Feldzug 1800 in Italien und Kleinere Aufsätze]; IV und 220 Seiten mit 6 ausfaltbaren Kupfertafeln (3 x "Plan der Schlacht von Marengo" und 3 x "Figuren zu Infanterie-Waffen-Übungen"); originale Broschur (23x15cm);

      - Carl Gerold Wien 1848 [Einband etwas gebräunt und angestaubt, Seiten zum Teil stockfleckig, sonst gut; Kupfertafeln sehr frisch.] Der in Brüssel geborene Sohn eines Offiziers besuchte die Theresianische Militärakademie und nahm an den Feldzügen in Polen sowie in Deutschland und Frankreich teil, wo er sich insbesondere mit Kriegsgeschichtsschreibung und Kartographie beschäftigte. 1815-26 war er im Generalquartiermeisterstab tätig; 1844 dem Kriegsarchiv zugeteilt, war er von 1847-55 dessen Bibliotheksvorstand, wurde 1848 Oberst und Oberkommandant der Wiener Nationalgarde, demissionierte aber noch im selben Jahr. Pannasch schrieb Dramen und redigierte seit 1847 die "Österreichische Militärische Zeitschrift".

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        Album Schleswig Holstein und Jütländischer Ansichten. Seiner Majestät, dem König von Bayern Maximilian II in tiefster Ehrfurcht gewidmet.

      Lithographische Anstalt von F. A. Niedermayr, Regensburg - ( Wohl um 1848 ) Mit 35 lithographierten Tafeln auf getöntem Fond, lithographiertem Schmucktitelblatt sowie 2 Textblättern ( mit 3 Seiten zu Schleswig-Holstein ( 1 Textseite verso auf dem Titelblatt ) und 2 Seiten zu Jütland ). So vollständig. In marmoriertem OPappband, Quer8° ( 22 x 34,5 cm ). Die Darstellungen meist im Format ca. 12 x 19,5 cm ( Höhe x Breite ). Auf den lithographischen Tafeln werden gezeigt: Hamburg, Altona von der Elbseite, Elmshorn, Glückstadt, Itzehoe, Paradeplatz in Rendsburg, Friedrichstadt, Husum, Schleswig, Flensburg, Gravenstein, Sonderburg, Tondern, Appenrade, Lügumkloster, Hadersleben, Kolding, Veile, Familiengrab des Kanzleyrathes Anchersen zu Veile, Die Greis-Mühle (Tuchfabrik bei Veile), Skanderborg, Aarhus, Kirche zu Framlev, Borum-Mühle, Bauernhütte bei Ölsted, Bivouakhütte im Walde bei Ölsted, Sobyvand Mühle (südöstlich von Konge Broe), Konge-Broe-Mühle, Windmühle bei Fedderingen, Bivouak, Zwei Chevauxlegers am Herde, Grabstein mit dän. Inschrift, Dänischer Holzschuh, Jütländische Bauernstube, Dänisches Kriegsschiff. Der Einband etwas berieben, leicht fleckig, Ecken und Kanten teils bestoßen. Innen Seiten und Tafeln teils etwas fleckig, stock- oder fingerfleckig, meist am weißen Außenrand. In der Darstellung meist sauber und von guter Erhaltung. - vollständig wie hier mit allen Textblättern sehr selten - ( Gewicht 500 Gramm ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das Buch der Ritterorden und Ehrenzeichen. Geschichte, Beschreibung und Abbildungen der Insignien aller Ritterorden, Militair- und Civil-Ehrenzeichen, Medaillen etc. Nebst einer Auswahl der vorzüglichsten Costüme.

      Brüssel und Leipzig, Muquardt, 1848. - 4°. 2 Bll., 388 SS., 98 kol. lith. Tafeln Halb-Leder d. Zt. mit Rückenvergoldung und Deckelblindprägung Hiler 124; nicht bei Lipperheide. - Erste Ausgabe des prachtvoll illustrierten Werkes zu den Ritterorden und Ehrenzeichen aus aller Welt, darunter Baden, Bayern, Belgien, Brasilien, Braunschweig, Dänemark, Frankreich, Griechenland, Großbritannien, Hannover, Hessen, Hohenzollern, Kirchenstaat, Lippe, Lucca, Mecklenburg, Nassau, Niederlande, Österreich, Oldenburg, Parma, Persien, Portugal, Preußen, Russland, Sachsen, Sardien, Schwarzburg, Schweden, Sizilien, Spanien, Freie Städte, Toskana, Türkei, Tunis, Württemberg. - Komplett mit Register und 98 aufwändig kolorierten Tafeln (90 Ordens- und 8 Kostümtafeln). - Der dekorative Einband gering bestoßen und an den Kanten teils etwas beschabt, nur vereinzelt minimal fleckig. Schönes, sauberes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DONIPHAN'S EXPEDITION; CONTAINING AN ACCOUNT OF THE CONQUEST OF NEW MEXICO; GENERAL KEARNEY'S OVERLAND EXPEDITION TO CALIFORNIA; DONIPHAN'S CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE NAVAJOS; HIS UNPARALLELED MARCH UPON CHIHUAHUA AND DURANGO; AND THE OPERATIONS OF GENERAL PRICE AT SANTA FE. WITH A SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF COL. DONIPHAN. ILLUSTRATED WITH PLANS OF BATTLEFIELDS, A MAP, AND FINE ENGRAVINGS

      Published by J. A. & U. P. James, 1848. - Second edition. Howes H 754 says this issue is "the best edition." Brown cloth, pictorial device stamped in gold gilt on the front cover, titles stamped in gold gilt on the spine, xii, 13 - 407 pp., frontispiece (portrait of Doniphan), preface, illustrated, portraits, plates, maps, chapter footnotes. Large foldout map bound into front of volume is titled "A New Map Of Mexico, California & Oregon" published by J. A. & U. P. James, Cincinnati, 1848. Howes H 754 says "Doniphan's and Kearney's conquests gave the United States its claim to New Mexico and Arizona, finally acquired by the Gadsden Purchase." Cowan p.115 says "The account of the operations of Gen. Kearney and others in California is concise and one of the best of the period." Rittenhouse 311 says, "This edition is usually considered the best." "A classic work on the expedition along the SFT during the Mexican War. The units left Fort Leavenworth in late June 1846 and reached Santa Fe on August 18, 1846 (pp. 21-78). They went via Bent's Fort and Raton Pass." Doniphan's troops, with Hughes as an officer, marched southwest into Chihuahua, while Kearney trekked overland to California. Former owner's inked name on the front fly leaf, first two pages are lightly foxed, light cosmetic restoration to the spine ends, else a very good, internally clean copy. Folding map is in near fine condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Narrative Of The Expedition Sent By Her Majesty's Government To The River Niger In 1841. Under the Command of Captain H.D. Trotter and T.R.H. Thomson. Published with the Sanction of the Colonial Office and the Admiralty.

      Richard Bentley, London 1848 - London: Richard Bentley, 1848. First Edition. Octavo 2 vols. in one. xviii, 509; viii, 511 pp. With a portrait frontispiece, two folding maps, a folding panorama, fourteen plates, and many wood engravings in text. Handsome period brown gilt tooled full morocco. Recased using the original spine, but overall a very good copy. "In 1840 the abolitionist, Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton (1786-1845), proposed that a large expedition should be sent up the Niger with a threefold mission; to show the natives the advantages of legitimate trade; to sign treaties with the chiefs in which they promised to give up slaving; and to set up a model farm at the Benue-Niger confluence which could teach the Africans the merits of agriculture and the blessings of Christianity., The expedition sailed in May 1841, and after recruiting 133 Africans on the west coast entered the Niger on 13.8.41" (Howgego 1800-1850 T18); "It was, without a doubt, the most ambitious expedition that had ever set out for the Niger" (De Gramont p.207); Hess & Coger 6939. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        JOURNAL OF AN EXPEDITION INTO THE INTERIOR OF TROPICAL AUSTRALIA, in search of a route from Sydney to the Gulf of Carpentaria.

      London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1848.FIRST EDITION 1848, 8vo, approximately 220 x 130 mm, 8½ x 5¼ inches, title page vignette, lithographed frontispiece and 11 other plates (including 10 tinted lithographs), 7 maps (4 folding), some text illustrations, pages: xiv, (2), 1 - 437 including List of Plants, no advertisements, bound in half modern tan calf over marbled boards, raised bands, 2 gilt lettered black morocco labels, new endpapers. Frontispiece reinserted with loss of inner margin, all but 1 tissue guard missing, margin of frontispiece and title page faintly browned, very occasional very light soiling or pale browning to margins, 1 folding map expertly mounted on linen. A very good sturdy copy. Ferguson, Volume IV, 4828; Wantrup, Australian Rare Books, page 203 and page 382 No.129. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Forschen und Wirken : Festschrift z. 150-Jahr-Feier der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. 1810 - 1960 / Im Auftr. von Rektor u. Senat hrsg. von Willi Göber u. Friedrich Herneck. Gesamt-Red.: Friedrich Herneck Mehrteiliges Werk

      Berlin : VEB Dt. Verlag d. Wissenschaften in Komm. - Umfang/Format: 4 INHALT DES ERSTEN BANDES (Auszug) Ehrentafel XV K.SCHRÖDER : 150 Jahre Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Das Werden einer jungen Universität 1 H.Deiters: Wilhelm von Humboldt als Gründer der Universität Berlin 15 M.BUHR: Johann Gottlieb Fichte. Einige Aspekte der Interpretation seiner Philo- sophie 41 E_Koch Christoph Wilhelm Hufeland 53 J. GERÄTS : Friedrich August Biener, der erste Dekan der Juristischen Fakultät . . . 65 E. STRESEMANN : Hinrich Lichtenstein. Lebensbild des ersten Zoologen der Berliner Universität 73 A. WALDEYER : Carl Asmund Rudolphi und Johannes Müller 97 G. STIEHLER : Hegel und die Grundgesetze der Dialektik 117 G. ROSE : Karl Marx und Friedrich Engels an der Berliner Universität 133 B. OBERMANN : Die Berliner Universität am Vorabend und während der Revolution von 1848/1849 165 J.IRmsoma : Johannes Franz, ein oppositioneller Gelehrter im Revolutionsjahr 1848 203 G.PÄTSCII: Franz Bopp und die historisch-vergleichende Sprachwissenschaft 211 F. HERNECK : Emil du Bois-Reymond und die Grenzen der mechanistischen Natur- auffassung 229 K. WINTER : Rudolf Virchow 253 A. METTE : Wilhelm Griesinger als materialistischer Neuropathologe 267 F.IZT:rx: Hermann Ebbinghaus. Ursprünge und Anfang psychologischer Forschungen an der Berliner Universität 281 A. BEYER : Robert Koch 307 H_SANKE: Gesellschaftlich-geographische Anschauungen der großen Geographen Berlins und seiner Universität 319 K. Heinig : Das Chemische Institut der Berliner Universität unter der Leitung von August Wilhelm von Hofmann und Emil Fischer a 339 M. v. LAUE : über Hermann von Helmholtz 359 M. STRAUSS : Max Planck und die Entstehung der Quantentheorie 367 W. HABERDITZL : Walther Nernst und die Traditionen der physikalischen Chemie an der Berliner Universität 401 G. STRAUSS : Heinrich Wölfflin. über seine Bedingtheit und seine Bedeutung 417 I. WINTER : Georg Friedrich Nicolai, ein Kämpfer gegen den Krieg 453 E. MORITZ Zu den Auslandsbeziehungen der Berliner Universität in der Zeit der Weimarer Republik 471 K. WINTER: Der Sozialhygieniker Alfred Grotjahn 499 F. HERNECK : Albert Einstein. Über die philosophischen und politischen Anschau- ungen des großen Physikers 505 H. ScHÜTZLER : Wissenschaftliche Beziehungen der Berliner Universität zur Sowjet- union in der Zeit der Weimarer Republik 529 K. H. JAHNKE : über den Widerstandskampf Berliner Studenten gegen Faschismus und imperialistischen Krieg 547 G. KESSELBAUER : Arvid Harnack, Wissenschaftler und Revolutionär 577 L KLEMPERER : Der Antifaschist Georg Groscurth 585 G. PETERS : Walther Arndt, ein Opfer des faschistischen Gesinnungsterrors 595 H. MASKOLAT : Die Wiedereröffnung der Berliner Universität im Januar 1946 605 E. BECKER und P. STULZ : Der Kampf um die antifaschistisch-demokratische Um- . gestaltung und um die Einheit der Berliner Universität 1946 bis 1949 629 A. GRUNERT, E. JAKL und M. KLINKER : Die Arbeiter-und-Bauern-Fakultät als In- stitution zur Erziehung und Bildung der sozialistischen Intelligenz 647 H. KUBITSCHEK, W. LEMKE und H. STEINER : Zur Rolle der Freien Deutschen Jugend im Kampf um die Herausbildung des sozialistischen Typs des jungen Wissen- schaftlers 671 G. FALK : Zu einigen Problemen der sozialistischen Umgestaltung der Universität . . 685 W. RICHTER: Die Humboldt-Universität eine international bedeutende Stätte der Lehre und Forschung 721 J. D. BERNAL : Science in a World at Peace 741 Autorenregister 749 Abbildungen 755 INHALT DES DRITTEN BANDES (Auszug) PHILOSOPHISCHE FAKULTÄT K. HAGER : Die Weltanschauung Carl Schorlemmers 3 H. SCHELER : Philosophische Probleme der Entwicklung der Technik 13 POLIKAROW : Philosophische Diskussionen über die Relativitätstheorie 33 G. KLAUS : Kybernetik und die Grundfrage der Philosophie 61 A.Cornu: Die Bedeutung der Ökonomisch-philosophischen Manuskripte für die Herausbildung des Marxismus 97 G. SCHILFERT : Die Behandlung der Rolle der Volksmassen und ihrer Führer durch Leopold von Ranke 113 J.UEsuGI: Die Kämpfe um den Entwurf e

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        DOMBEY And SON.

      Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1848. viii, [9] - 320 pp. Novel text in double column. Usual foxing to text paper; however, the plates are comparatively, and uncommonly, clean. Leaf H1 with reinforcement to right margin. Withal, a VG copy.

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        Principles of Political Economy

      London: John W. Parker, 1848. First Edition. Very Good. Two volume set. First Edition. Bound in recent full brown leather with gilt stamping to spine. Contents show occasional creasing and light wear, but remain bright. A handsome set.

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        Dombey and Son

      London: Bradbury & Evans,, 1848. With Illustrations by H. K. Browne. Octavo (210 × 132 mm). Early-20th-century tan calf by Morrell, spine elaborately gilt in compartments separated by raised bands, red and black morocco labels respectively to second and third, French fillet and floral cornerpieces gilt to covers, blue endpapers, floral roll to turn-ins gilt. Engraved frontispiece, similar vignette to title page and 38 plates all after illustrations by Phiz. Ownership inscription to front blank. Tan-burn to free endpapers from turn-ins, occasional foxing to plates, chiefly to reverse and margins with illustrations spared. An excellent copy, handsomely bound. First edition in book form, complete with the eight-line errata leaf listing six errors from p. 362 to 497. Dombey and Son originally appeared in twenty numbers, bound in nineteen monthly parts, from October 1846 to April 1848, when it was issued in book form on the 12th. It is noted for containing "the first published example of a so-called dark plate, which was created by a machine process that tinted the etched plate and heightened its black-and-white contrast. The one dark plate in Dombey and Son is "On the Dark Road", p. 547. The Smooth blending of light and shadow on this illustration vividly contrasts it with the other illustrations in the novel and is a fine example of the dark plate process" (Smith). The technique was later put to use for ten plates in Bleak House and eight in Little Dorrit.

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        A treatise of the Succession to Property vacant after Death:

      London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans,, 1848. Including Inquiries into the Influence of Primogeniture, Entails, compulsory Partition, Foundations, &c. over the Public Interests. Octavo. Original brown cloth, spine lettered gilt, brown coated endpapers, edges uncut. Library shelfmark ticket to spine, Church Commissioner's Library bookplate to front pastedown and stamp to front and rear free endpapers, bookbinder's ticket to rear pastedown. Small tear to cloth at foot of spine, tips bumped and a little worn; an excellent copy. First edition of McCulloch's defence of primogeniture and entails, as reworked from one of the Notes and Dissertations contained in his edition of Wealth of Nations, and briefly outlined in an article for the Edinburgh Review), is now "for the first time, laid before the reader in a systematic form; with illustrations, corrections and modifications, supplied or suggested by farther and more attentive observation and enquiry" (p. vi). Or, as snidely remarked by Mordecai Mullion (otherwise known as John Wilson, the Edinburgh Tory professor and McCulloch's adversary), McCulloch's works are "as unlike as may be to the heavenly bodies - as unlike as light and darkness; but in one respect, they resemble such luminaries - they have stated times of return ... their reappearance, once every two or four years, can with certainty be predicted" (Some Illustrations of Mr McCulloch's Principles of Political Economy, 1826).

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        NICHOLAS NICKLEBY (Superb Example of the First "Cheap" Edition in Original Cloth)

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1848. Dickens, Charles. NICHOLAS NICKLEBY. Frontispiece by T. Webster. London: Chapman & Hall, 1848. Original blind-stamped green publisher's cloth with spines elaborately decorated in gilt. First "Cheap" Edition (actually volume 2 of the first and most important collected works of Dickens, with (in this case) a 4pp new introduction and a specially commissioned new frontispiece). Begun in 1847 with works already published, Dickens added further titles as he went along. Despite being called "cheap" Dickens made sure that these volumes were just as high quality in texture and ornamentation as his first editions; there are 17 volumes in total, all are rarely seen in fine condition. NEAR FINE, spine a trifle browned (as almost always with this olive-green cloth), trifling wear to the extremities, lower inner hinge just barely cracked, bright gilt, excellent eye appeal. . First Edition Thus. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine. Illus. by T. Webster.

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        Vanity Fair. A Novel without a Hero. With Illustrations on Steel and Wood by the Author

      London: Bradbury and Evans, 1848., 1848. First Edition, First Issue of the text with 'Rustic' Vanity Fair heading to Chapter One, and 'Mr.Pitt' for Sir Pitt' p.453, and with the later suppressed Marquis of Steyne woodcut on p.336. Bound by Sotheran in half red morocco with full gilt backs, cloth sides, marbled edges and endpapers. Light, gentle wear and marking to covers, internally clean with particularly bright plates. The author's defining novel; the improving tale of Becky Sharp. Listed in BBC's Big Read (200 Best Novels) [2003]

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        The bouquet of melody for MDCCCXLVIII : comprising a choice collection of songs, waltzes, &c., and ten beautifully executed lithographic embellishments

      New York : Firth & Hall, 1848.. Hardcover. Original cloth, decorated in gilt. AEG. $1000.00 "A musical annual." Publication comprised of various works previously published by Firth & Hall, and includes the original title pages, pagination, and plate numbers for each piece. Approx. 13" x 11" 4 hand colored plates. Jenny Lind litho.. Binding a bit loose, though complete and holding. Spine has some tearing. Front free endpaper has bottom tip torn away.Some foxing. Very good. Spring : grand waltz / Wm. Scharfenberg -- Summer : grand waltz / Henry C. Timm -- Autumn : grand waltz / Herrman S. Saroni -- Winter : grand waltz / Theod. Von La Hache -- Heloise polka / A.W. Berg -- The dying emigrant's prayer / words by H. Plunkett Grattan ; music by George Loder -- A first essay : "From thee, Eliza, I must part" / poetry by Burns ; music by Wm. Scharfenberg -- Speed away / words by Emily Weed ; music by Herrman S. Saroni -- I'm dreaming pleasant dreams, Willie! / words by Harriet Marion Ward ; music by John C. Andrews -- Erin, or, I love thee dear Erin! / words by Henry F. Watson ; music by W.C. Peters -- Jenny Lind : grande valse de caprice / Theod. Von La Hache -- La belle indienne : valse brillante / A.W. Berg -- Glen-Mary quadrilles / Allen Dodworth -- The mountain home quick-step / Francis H. Brown ; arr. by Samuel O. Dyer. Not located in any collection via Worldcat. Rare books make Fine Gifts. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good.

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        Der Mainzer Domschatz / in treuen Abbildungen nach einem in der königlich bayerischen Hofbibliothek zu Aschaffenburg befindlichen Miniaturwerke aus dem sechszehnten Jahrhunderte; Umschlagtitel: Der Domschatz von Mainz im 16ten Jahrhunderte.

      - Aschaffenburg, Schmitt, 1848; 41 (H) x 25 cm (Folio). 13 nichtbedruckte Bll., eine farblithographierte Tafel, die eine Schriftprobe (wohl des ursprünglichen Originals) zeigt (abweichend von allen anderen Blättern auf dünnerem Papier); 16 farblithographierte Tafeln, allesamt auf Tonplatten (die Nrn. 3 und 9 in der oberen rechten Tonplattenecke numeriert); 16 rapportierte Tafeln in Schwarzdruck (davon 5 mit Tonplatte); schließlich folgen 11 lithographische Tafeln im Schwarzdruck, die in ihren Motiven von den bisher gezeigten abweichen (davon 2 identische); neuerer dunkelgrüner Leinwand-Band mit beidseitig aufmontiertem Original-Broschurenumschlag (Dieser mit Eckverlusten und leichten Einrissen, bzw. welliger Kaschierung. - Achtung: Buch ist später gebunden, das innere Titelblatt sowie die 3 SS. Text des ursprünglichen Originales fehlen! Titel ist bibliographiert, der ursprüngliche Broschurenumschlag mit seinem variierenden Titel ist vorhanden und dem hier vorliegenden Buch mit späteren (in der Farbe des ursprünglichen Umschlages) dunkelgrünen Leinwand-Deckeln aufkaschiert. Sämtliche Blätter des Inhaltes weisen an der oberen äußeren Ecken konkave Schmutz- und Feuchtigkeitsspuren auf, die die Abbildungen bzw. aber nur selten tangieren und höchstens in die Tonplatten reichen; die einzelnen Blätter sind mehr oder weniger braunfleckig, die farbigen Lithographien mit ihren Tonplatten sind nur vereinzelt von den Flecken etwas stärker betroffen. Die letzten 3 Farb-Litho-Blätter sind am Oberrand gegenüber den anderen geringfügig (max. 1 cm) gekürzt; das erste leere Blatt weist 2 Einrisse an der Vorderkante sowie durchgängig leichte Klebereste am Rücken auf (wieso erhalten?); auf dem ersten und dritten leeren Blatt befinden sich wenige Schriftnotizen mit Tinte. - Auffällig und nicht erklärbar ist, daß die 16 chromolithographischen Tafeln nachfolgend als Schwarzdrucke (4 davon mit Tontafeln) eingebunden sind. - Sensationell schließlich scheint, daß nachfolgend weitere 11 Schwarzdrucke von bisher in der Literatur von mir nicht gefundenen Abbildungen folgen (9 verschiedene, 2 davon doppelt); es könnte sich bei dem vorliegenden Buch also um ein später gebundenes Verlagsexemplar handeln, das neben den Chromolithographien auch die entsprechenden Schwarzdrucke gesammelt hat, sowie weitere 9 Schwarzdrucke der ursprünglich geplanten 110 Exemplare (insgesamt), die nicht in den Handel gelangt sind! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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