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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Harald Holder]
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        Histoire de l'armee et de tous les regiments depuis les premiers temps de la monarchie francaise jusq'a nos jours. Avec des Tableaux synoptiques representant l'organisation des armees aux diverses epoques et le resume des campagnes de chaque corps par M. Brahaut et des tableaux chronologiques des combats, sieges et batailles par M. le Capitaine Sicard. 5 Bände - vollständiges Exemplar mit dem meist fehlenden Band 5.

      Paris, A. Barbier, 1848-1858.. 479, 491, 464, XXXV.460, CXXXIV, 495 S. Mit 1 lith., ill. Titel, 9 Stahlstichtafeln, 1 mehrfach gefalt., teilkolorierten, lith. Karte, 190 (179 altkolorierten) Holzstichtafeln sowie einigen Holzstichill. und Holzstichplänen im Text von F. Philippoteaux, E. Charpentier, H. Bellange u.a.. Kl.4°, Halblederbände der Zeit auf 4 imit. Bünden, mit etwas Rückenvergoldung und Marmorpapiervorsätzen.. Gering berieben, bestoßen und beschabt; Vorsätze schwach leimschattig; manchmal etwas stockfleckig und teils etwas gebräunt (Titel von Band 3 stärker gebräunt); in Band 4 wenige Seiten braunfleckig; die Faltkarte (3 Darstellungen zum Krimkrieg) mit Randeinriss (ca. 4,5 cm) - insgesamt aber ein sehr schönes Exemplar des reich illustrierten Werkes. Die Farbtafeln (Uniformdarstellungen mit Staffage) in einem schönen, originalen Handkolorit.

      [Bookseller: AixLibris - Antiquariat Klaus Schymiczek]
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        Vancouver's Island. Return to an Address of the Hon. The House of Commons, Dated 7 August, 1848; For Copy of Correspondence Between the Chairman of the Hudson's Bay Company and the Secretary of State for the Colonies, Relative to the Colonization of Vancover's Island." [Caption Title]

      Ordered by the House of Commons, London - 1848, 1st Edition. (Self wrappers) Very good. 17,[1]pp. Folio, original sewn, self wrapper. Lowther 7; TPL 2908. Includes copies of the document establishing the colonization rights of the Hudson's Bay Company and of the 1842 report by the new colony's agent, James Douglas, describing the island and the prospects for settlement.On January 13, 1849, Vancouver Island was granted by the British Crown to the Hudson's Bay Company. Series: Great Britain Colonial Office. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        NICHOLAS NICKLEBY (Superb Example of the First "Cheap" Edition in Original Cloth)

      Chapman & Hall, London 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books ABAA]
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        Todesanzeige. Linz, 28.1.1868. 23,1 x 29,7 cm.

      . . 'Es hat Gott dem Allmächtigen gefallen, meinen innigst gelieben Gatten, beziehungsweise unseren Bruder ... k.k. Hofrath, Ritter des kaiserl. östr. Franz Josef-Ordens, Besitzer der großen goldnenen Medaille für Kunst und Wissenschaft und des Ritterkreuzes I. Classe des großherzoglich Sachsen-Weimar'schen Falken-Ordens ... in ein besseres Jenseits abzuberufen ...' Stifter war im Mai 1848 von Wien nach Linz gezogen, in die Wohnung an der Unteren Donaulände, wo er den Rest seines Lebens verbringen sollte (hier: vom Hause Nr. 1313 an der Donaulände). In diesem Haus sind heute das Adalbert Stifter Institut und das OÖ- Literaturarchiv untergebracht. Bei Hein1952 ist dieser große Partezettel seiner Witwe und seiner Brüder unvollständig und nicht ganz korrekt wiedergegeben, bei Glück Wien 1955 Nr. 120 erwähnt. Sehr seltenes Dokument, unversehrt mit schwacher, alter Faltspur. - Verso Besitzvermerk, zart in Bleistift, "Dr. A. Markus" - Der Linzer Lehrer und Schriftsteller Andreas Markus, 1884-1971, hat einen großen Teil seines Wirkens Adalbert Stifter gewidmet, insbesondere seinem Tod.

      [Bookseller: Georg Fritsch Antiquariat]
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        EXQUISITE PRESENTATION ALBUM WITH TEN DELICATE CUT PAPER FLOWER DESIGNS.

      A lovely album preserving ten delicate and meticulously prepared cut paper flowers. The album is inscribed on the front fly leaf "Souvenir à Mlle. Heloise Bigaud / Hector de D. Juin 1848" and was almost certainly specially prepared as a gift of friendship (or courtship). The front cover displays the gilt initials "H. B." in gothic letters framed within a decorative gilt border. The flowers themselves are cut from various multi-colored papers. The minute detail and perfect composition of several of these flower "collages" make these exceptional examples of this popular genre.Folio (40 x 28.5 cm); 10 cut paper flowers pasted inside folded sheets of paper and mounted on larger album leaves + two additional chromolithographed illustrations of flower bouquets. Contemporary and original gilt-embossed cloth with decorative leather spine; occasional very minor and inevitable damage to the fragile cut paper designs, but still very well preserved.

      [Bookseller: Hinck & Wall]
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        Die Erhebung des Volkes in Baden fur die deutsche Republik im Fruhjahr 1848.

      Basel, Schabelitz 1848. - Mit Holzschnitt-Frontispiz und 3 (1 gefalt.) Holzschnitt-Tafeln. 2 Bll., 128 S. Einfache HLwd. um 1920. Slg. Friedlander 232; Lautenschlager 8108; NDB VIII, 182; ADB L, 94. - Seltene erste Ausgabe, besonders mit allen Illustrationen, da die beiden Tafeln "Gefecht bei Kandern" und "Einnahme von Freiburg" erst später nachgeliefert wurden und bei den meisten Exemplaren fehlen. - Hecker zählte zu der sehr entschlossenen Minderheit die 1848 in Frankfurt die Abschaffung der Fürstentümer forderte und für die Republik eintrat; als die Mehrheit für die künftige Reichsverfassung stimmte, verließ Hecker das Parlament. Nach Mannheim zurückgekehrt, begann er mit den Vorbereitungen für einen bewaffneten Aufstand, der jedoch rasch zu einem Debakel wurde. Nach dem ersten Zusammenstoß mit den regulären Truppen am 20. April 1848 in Kandern liefen seine Revoluzzer auseinander. Hecker selbst floh in die Schweiz, wo er in Muttenz die vorliegende Schrift verfasste und drucken ließ. Kurz danach wanderte er nach den Staaten aus, wo er in Illinois eine Farm erwarb. Im Volksmund lebt der erfolglose Revolutionär als Träger des "Heckerhutes" sowie im "Heckerlied" weiter; mit seinem typischen Hut ist Hecker auch als Frontispiz abgebildet. - Tls. braunfleckig. Die gefalt. Tafeln am unteren Rand etwas knittrig und mit kl. Hinterlegung. Wenige kurze Anstreichungen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        NEWTON'S PRINCIPIA, THE MATHEMATICAL PRINCIPLES OF NATURAL PHILOSOPHY, By SIR ISAAC NEWTON ; Translated into English By Andrew Motte. TO WHICH IS ADDED NEWTON'S SYSTEM OF THE WORLD ; With a Portrait Taken from the Bust in the Royal Observatory of Greenwich. First American Edition, Carefully Revised and Corrected, With a Life of the Author, By N. W. Chittenden, M. A. , & c

      New York: Daniel Adee, 107 Fulton Street, 1848. First Edition. Boards. Good. First Edition. 4, [v]-vii, [1-blank], [9]-581 pages. 8vo. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Sir Isaac Newton. Original tan leather with black spine label. Corner tips turned. Front joint clumsily glued inside and out and in need of conservation. Leather at head of spine panel flapped and again poorly glued down. Wear to black spine label and extremities of binding. A good candidate for a rebacking. Internally largely clean, noting acid stains from a number of plant pressings and occasional foxing. Textblock sound. Pencilled notations on front and rear endpapers regarding other dealer catalog appearances, dates and prices. Boards. The true First American edition, published in 1848 (NOT 1846 as routinely mis-identified). Rare as such, even in this condition. Much of the confusion in establishing edition priority stems from the fact that the work was reprinted from 1848 to 1885 from the same stereotype, issues differing only by date (or absence of date), publisher, publisher's address, and portrait subscription (or lack thereof). In 1970 scholar and historian I.B.Cohen in ''The American editions of Newton's Principia'' (Wallis 62.472) provided a much needed guide which updated and corrected Babson and Gray's work for this title. Additional scholarship was done by P.J. and Ruth Wallis in the late 1970s who corrected and incorporated Cohen's work into "Newton and Newtoniana 1672-1975, A Bibliography" - the best current reference for the American editions. Wallis 26, 62.472. See also Babson 24; Gray 26 both referring to the first American Edition (each with errors).

      [Bookseller: Kuenzig Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        21 Jahre in Indien. Aus dem Tagebuche eines Militärarztes. 3 Tle. in 3 Bänden. Erster Theil: Borneo / Zweiter Theil: Java / Dritter Theil: Sumatra. Leipzig, Th. Grieben 1899 - 1902. 8°. VIII. 264 S.; XI, 407 S.; VII, 232 S., mit zus. 3 Frontispize, 51 Tafeln u. 12 Textabb., Goldschn. (Bd.1-2), OLwd. mit aufgez. farb. Deckelbild.

      . . Müller 193.- Erste Ausgabe.- Vollständig in 3 Bänden, sehr selten.- Der Mediziner Heinrich Breitenstein (* 1848 in Iglau; 1930 in Den Haag) ging 1876 als Oberarzt der holländisch-indischen Armee nach Java. Er bereiste während seiner 21-jährigen Dienstzeit die Insel, hielt sich drei Jahre in Borneo unter den Dajak auf und lernte einen großen Teil von Sumatra kennen. Während dieser Reisen fertigte er umfangreiche Aufzeichnungen über die Gesellschaft, Geographie, Flora und Fauna an, die er als Grundlage zu vorliegendem Werk nutzte. - Am Titel des 3. Bandes eigenh. Widmung des Verfassers.- Ebde. leicht fleckig u. berieben, sonst schönes Exemplar.# First edition.- Indonesia complete in 3 volumes (Borneo, Java, Sumatra) very rare.- With dedication by the author on titel in volume 3.- With 3 frontispieces and 63 (51 plates) illustrations; color ill. orig. cloth.- Good copy.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller]
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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., 1848. First Edition. 2 volumes; 8vo. Later binding by Riviere in full tan calf of which only the boards with gilt rule and end papers remain, recently respined to style with twin, red and green, title labels and extra gilt. Top edges gilt. Boards rubbed to edges. The author's first book, the biography of his father, William Collins (8 September 1788 – 17 February 1847), who was an English landscape and genre painter. In the late 19th century his work was more popular and highly valued than even Turner or Constable.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF OLIVER GOLDSMITH A BIOGRAPHY: IN FOUR PARTS

      London: Bradbury & Evans / Chapman & Hall, 1848.. Large, thick octavo. Original green cloth, decorated in gilt, a.e.g. Illustrations. Inner hinges cracked (as usual for this book), spine a bit faded, minimal foxing early and late, else near very good. Doheny bookplate. Folding cloth box. First edition. Inscribed presentation copy from the author: "M.W. Savage from his old & attached friend, J.F." The recipient may have been Marmion W. Savage, the Irish-born novelist and editor. This work is dedicated to Charles Dickens, who was the subject of Forster's best-known literary biography. NCBEL III:1380.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        1848 Wiener Oktoberrevolution - erotisch. 3 erotische Biedermeier-Lithographien, altkoloriert.

      Österreich, um 1848. - Ca. 17 x 13 cm. 3 Blätter, handkoloriert und gehöht. Jede Lithographie betitelt: In 'Der letzte Aufstand' ist eine Frau einem Soldaten manuell behilflich. 'Die Vorposten im Gefecht' zeigen ein kopulierendes Paar und einen masturbierenden Soldaten. Schließich 'Sitzung der Kroaten'; mittig reitet eine Frau einen Offizier ('Das Zentrum'), mit ihren Händen masturbiert sie zwei weitere Soldaten. 'Die Rechte' scheint relativ schlapp während 'Die Linke' stramm daherkommt. Blattränder mit kleinen Läsuren. Ränder etwas angestaubt und fingerfleckig. Einige kleinere Braunflecken. Sehr selten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ars Amandi]
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        Richter-Album. Eine Auswahl von Holzschnitten nach Zeichnungen von Ludwig Richter in Dresden.

      Wigand, Leipzig 1848 - ( Erste Ausgabe ) Mit Titelblatt, 115 Holzschnitten auf 85 Blättern, 1 Blatt " Nachschrift " so vollständig. Gold- und blindgeprägter Oln, 8° ( 22 x 16 cm ). Einband gering fleckig, Ecken und Kanten gering bestoßen. Innen wenige Blätter gering finger- bzw. stockfleckig, einige Blätter mit schwacher Knickspur. Insgesamt aber wohlerhalten und dekorativ. Erste Ausgabe dieses Albums mit den drolligen und kauzigen Holzschnitten Ludwig Richters.- sehr selten - ( Gewicht 600 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Le Vicomte de Bragelonne (Suite de Vingt ans apres). Sehr frühe Ausgabe - wohl nahezu parallel zur Originalausgabe bei Michel Levy in Paris erschienen. 13 Bände in 8 Bänden (vollständige Folge).

      Brüssel (Bruxelles), Livorno (Livourne) und Leipzig, Meline, Cans et Compagnie, 1848-1850.. 2 Bll., 283 S., 2 Bll., 285 S., 2 Bll., 263 S., 2 Bll., 276 S., 2 Bll., 283 S., 2 Bll., 277 S., 2 Bll., 284 S., 2 Bll., 279 S., 2 Bll., 278 S., 2 Bll., 257 S., 2 Bll., 251 S., 2 Bll., 281 S., 2 Bll., 329 S. 12°, grüne Halbleinenbände der Zeit mit etwas Romantikerrückenvergoldung und kleinem, goldgepr. Signet einer Adelsbibliothek ("A." unter einer Krone) auf den Vorderdeckeln.. Einbände leicht bestoßen; Bezugspapier der Deckel etwas berieben, beschabt, fleckig und gebräunt; Vorsätze stockfleckig (meist stärker); teils zu Beginn und Schluß der Bände stockfleckig (teils auch stärker) - ansonsten nur vereinzelt etwas stockfleckig; im Dreifachband (Bände 8/9/10) einige Blätter mit kleiner Knickspur in der oberen Ecke (wenige dieser Blätter in der oberen Ecke auch etwas geknittert und braunfleckig - eines dieser Blätter auch mit kleinem Einriss im weissen Rand); Rückentitel des Dreifachbandes (Bände 8/9/10) nur mit den goldgepr. Bandnummern 8 und 9 (die fehlende Bandnummer 10 handschriftlich ergänzt); jeweils Name auf dem Vordervorsatz. Der letzte Teil der "Drei Musketiere"-Trilogie - bekannt auch als "Dix ans plus tard", "10 Jahre später", "Der Mann mit der eisernen Maske" etc..

      [Bookseller: AixLibris - Antiquariat Klaus Schymiczek]
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        Lithographisches Sammelblatt nach J. Gottheil. Berlin, Lith. Anst. v. W. Loeillot. Altona, Uflacker, (vor 1848). Blatt mit 20 Ortsansichten im Tondruck. 46 x 64 cm (Blattgröße 55 x 72 cm).,

      1848 - Klose/Martius, Schleswig 4.- Seltenes Blatt. Wegen des großen Formates sind nur noch wenige Exemplare erhalten.- Mit den schönen Ansichten verschiedenen Formates von Schleswig, Flensburg, Sylt, Föhr, Hadersleben, Apenrade, Eckernförde u.a.- Blatt leicht gebräunt, einige Randläsionen, davon ein Einriß ca. 1 cm im floralen Bildrahmen. Einige Stockflecken und ein 5 bis 7 cm breiter schwacher Feuchtrand auf der linken Bildseite. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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        The Rocky Mountains from the Columbia River looking N.W.

      Dickinson & Co, [London] 1848 - Lithograph printed in colours, with additional hand-colouring and touches of gum arabic. Good condition. An important image of the American west before it was touched by Western civilization: the Rockies 'capped and dazzling in their white mantle of snow' (Warre). Henry James Warre was an English army officer who was assigned to Canada, where he examined and reported on river communications between Montreal and the Red River settlements in the Oregon Territory, and points beyond. He left Montreal in May, 1845, and returned there in July of the following year. The best of the sketches he made during the expedition were published in Warre's Sketches in North America and the Oregon Territory (London: 1848), which also included a map and narrative text, 'Sketch of the Journey'. The present image is one of the best prints from this spectacular work. . In the 'Sketch of the Journey' he writes: 'At fort Colville, we again embarked in boats to ascend the Upper Columbia river to the Boat Encampment, a distance of 250 miles. We abandoned the boats at this point, and commenced on foot, the ascent of the Rocky Mountains. We had for many days been surrounded by magnificent mountains. The mountains are about 10,000 feet in height, unequalled in any part of Switzerland for the ruggedness of their peaks and beauty of form, capped and dazzling in their white mantle of snow'. Cf. Abbey Travel II, 656; cf. Graff 4543; cf. Howes W-114; cf. Sabin 101455; cf. Smith 10727; cf. Stokes, 1846-F-76 and 1846-F-78; cf. Tooley (1954) 500; cf. Wagner-Camp 157.

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Nord-Amerikas indianer och de, under ett åttaårigt vistande bland de vildaste af deras stammar, upplefvade äfventyr och öden. Öfversättning från femte engelska upplagan.

      1848 - Stockholm, P. G. Berg, 1848. 4:o. III-XI,(1),320 pp. & 23 hand-coloured lithographed plates. Early 20th-century half calf with gilt spine. Marbled edges. The original green colour has faded to brown on the spine. Foxing throughout, occasional minor stains. Embossed bookplate of Sten and Brita Westerberg on front flyleaf. Half title lacking. Rare illustrated Swedish translation of Catlin's "Letters and notes on the manners, customs, and condition of the North American indians" (1841) and "North American indian portfolio" (1844). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström Rare Books SVAF, ILAB]
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        Falls of the Kamanis Taquoih River [Kakabeka Falls, near Thunder Bay, Ontario]

      Dickinson & Co, [London] 1848 - Lithograph printed in colours, with additional hand-colouring and touches of gum arabic. An important and majestic early image of Kakabeka Falls, located on the main Canadian transcontinental canoe route. Henry James Warre was an English army officer who was assigned to Canada, where he examined and reported on river communications between Montreal and the Red River settlements in the Oregon Territory, and points beyond. He left Montreal in May, 1845, and returned there in July of the following year. The best of the sketches he made during the expedition were published in Warre's Sketches in North America and the Oregon Territory (London: 1848), which also included a map and narrative text, Sketch of the Journey . The present image is one of the best prints from this spectacular work. In the Sketch of the Journey he writes: ".from Lake Huron; coasted along the Northern shore of this lake, through Lake Superior to the river Kamanis-taquoih, at the North-Western extremity; ascended this river, through the lake of the Woods, Rainy Lake, etc." With regards to the Kamanis Taquoih, Warre is referring to what is know known as the Kaministiquia River in northwestern Ontario, which since the arrival of French explorers in the 1670s had been a key part of the main canoe route from Lake Superior into the heart of the continent. The scene captured here embraces the Kaministiquia River as it cascades 40m off of the Canadian Shield to form the sublime natural wonder of Kakabeka Falls. In Warre's time, the falls were located 30km west of Fort William, the regional headquarters of the Northwest Company, now the site of the city of Thunder Bay. Cf. Abbey Travel II, 656; cf. Graff 4543; cf. Howes W-114; cf. Sabin 101455; cf. Smith 10727; cf. Stokes, 1846-F-76 and 1846-F-78; cf. Tooley (1954) 500; cf. Wagner-Camp 157.

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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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 - Octavo (210 × 135 mm). Bound in near-contemporary polished half calf, marbled sides, titles gilt to spine on green morocco label, gilt compartments and raised gilt bands to spine, marbled edges and endpapers, red silk bookmark. Bookseller's ticket to front pastedown. Front joint starting, hinges cracked but holding, tips a little worn, occasional minor foxing to contents. A very good copy. Frontispiece with tissue-guard, vignette title and 38 plates, illustrations throughout the text. First edition, first issue, with all the points traditionally associated with the first edition: the drop-head title in rustic lettering to page 1; the "Marquis of Steyne" woodcut on page 336 (later suppressed); and "Mr Pitt" for "Sir Pitt" on page 453.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Delle pie opere ed istituzioni Demidoff in Firenze. Storia e regolamento.

      - [Firenze], Tipografia della vedova Maria Marchini, 1848, in-8, cartonatura edit. con cornici decorative azzurre ai piatti, titolo in oro su quello anteriore, pp. 248. Con musica notata e una pianta compresi nella paginazione. Invio autografo dell'autore sulla prima carta di guardia: "Al diletto genitore nella carità cittadina esemplarissimo; Carlo Torrigiani, in attestato di grato animo e di stima affettuosa. Firenze 6 dicembre 1848". Lievi fioriture alla cartonatura, ma eccellente esemplare di libro molto raro, impreziosito dalla dedica dell'autore al padre. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Oreste Gozzini snc]
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        Timbuktu. Reise durch Marokko, die Sahara und den Sudan. Ausgeführt im Auftrage der Afrikanischen Gesellschaft in Deutschland in den Jahren 1879 und 1880. 2 Bde. in 1 Band. Zweite unveränderte Auflage. Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus 1892. Gr. 8°. XVI, 430 S., 1 Bl.; X, 408 S. mit 2 Frontispitze, 19 (1 mehrf. gef., 4 dplblgr.) Tafeln, 9 (gef.) farb. Karten u. zahlr. Textabb., illustr. OLwd.

      . . Henze III, 216. - Oskar Lenz (geb. 1848 in Leipzig, gest. 1925 in Soos b. Baden) erforschte im Auftrag der Deutsch-Afrikanischen Gesellschaft den marokkanischen Hohen Atlas in geologischer u. landeskundlich-ethnographischer Hinsicht, anschließend erkundete er Timbuktu. Sein Werk "gibt den ersten wissenschaftlichen Aufschluß über die zentrale West-Sahara, wie seine Karte die erste schärfere Grundlinie durch jenen Wüstenteil ist" (Henze).- Mit einer gr. Panorama-Ansicht v. Fez in Marokko.- Ebd. etw. berieben u. fleckig, oberes Kapital gering eingerissen, sonst gutes Exemplar im original Verlagseinband.

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        Borneo and the Indian Archipelago With Drawings of Costume and Scenery

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1848. 1st ed. Hardcover. Near Fine. colored litho frontis, illustrated second title, 20 tinted lithographic plates, 37 woodcut illustrations ( a few full-page), viii, 232p. Recent quarterbinding (marbled boards backed in brown leather). 27cm. Contents sound and clean with minor foxing. Marryat served as a Midshipman on the H.M.S. Samarang Surveying Vessel which did spend quite a bit of time in and near Borneo but also went far beyond what is now Indonesia, with material Philippines, Hong Kong, China, and an island off the coast of Korea. This work is especially esteemed for the tinted plates.

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        1848-1853 14 Vols BULWER LYTTON leather bound + Frontis

      size=5 face=Arial>14 Novels 1848 - Nice leather bound set of Lytton's work with frontispieces!Edward George Earl Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton (May 25, 1803January 18, 1873) was an English novelist, playwright, and politician. He was one of the great novelists of his day, probably as famous as his friend and contemporary, Charles Dickens, and the range of his works give a fascinating insight into the Victorian world. Lord Lytton coined such phrases as The pen is mightier than the sword, the great unwashed and pursuit of the almighty dollar. Bulwer-Lyttons literary career began in 1820, with the publication of his first book of poems, and spanned much of the nineteenth century. He wrote in a variety of genres, including historical fiction, mystery, romance, the occult and science fiction. In 1828 he attracted general attention with Pelham, an intimate study of the dandyism of the age that kept gossips busy in identifying the characters with the leading men of the time. By 1833, he had reached the height of his popularity with Godolphin, followed by The Pilgrims of the Rhine (1834), The Last Days of Pompeii (1834), Rienzi (1835), and Harold: Last of the Saxon Kings (1848). The Last Days of Pompeii was inspired by the painting on the same subject by Russian painting Karl Briullov (Carlo Brullo) which Bulwer-Lytton saw in Milan. Pelham had been partly inspired by Benjamin Disraelis first novel Vivian Grey. Bulwer-Lytton was an admirer of Benjamins father Isaac DIsraeli, himself a noted literary figure, and had corresponded with him. Bulwer-Lytton and Disraeli began corresponding themselves in the late 1820s, and met for the first time in March of 1830, when Disraeli dined at Bulwer-Lyttons house. Also present that evening were Charles Pelham Villiers and Alexander Cockburn. Although young at the time, Villiers went on to an exceptionally long parliamentary career, while Cockburn became Lord Chief Justice of England in 1859. Condition: The binding is tight and firm and both covers are firmly attached. There is some wear to the extremities and the spine label on Zanoni is becoming loose. Internally the books are generally clean and bright apart from the some spotting in places particularly to the end papers and frontispieces. There is an ink signature on a front end paper in mostof thevolumes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Geographical Dictionary; or Gazetteer of the Australian Colonies: their physical and political geography. Together with a brief notice of all the capitals, principal towns and villages

      Sydney: W. & F. Ford. 1848. [title continues] Also of bays, gulfs, mountains, population and general statistics. Illustrated with numerous maps and drawings. Ferguson 4949. First edition. 8vo; xvi, 438, [2] (blank), [16]pp advertisements; two frontispieces and 2 other plates (facing pages 69 & 404), folding map of Australia and 22 lithograph maps with outline colouring, errata printed on p[xvi] (owner's note here that he has corrected the errors in the text). The prelims include a list of books consulted, the poem 'Australia' by Samuel Prout Hill, and a list of subscribers' names. Original brown patterned cloth neatly recased with the original spine (with slight loss at head and tail) laid down; the corners rubbed. Paper title-labels on the upper board and spine, the former with a small piece missing at the lower corner, the latter with perhaps one-fifth chipped away. Owner's name (contemporary) on title-page, and rear paste-down (above the decorative plate of J. Goodwyn, law and fancy bookbinder, 163 King Street, Sydney). On some copies of this book the imprint on the title page has a small slip pasted over it giving the publisher as Effingham Wilson, Publisher, Royal Exchange, London - this one has had this removed, with slight remnant pieces (all print clearly legible). The two frontises have a vertical crease down the fore-margin and a damp mark also in this margin, both well away from the image, and a few light spots of foxing; the pages and maps very clean. Pages 111/12, 131/2, 223-30 & 405-08 (all text pages) have small clean tears neatly closed with clear archival tape. A good to very good clean copy. .

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        [Op. 73]. Lauda Sion für Chor und Orchester componirt für die Kirche St. Martin in Lüttich zur Feier des 11ten Juni 1846... Klavierauszug von Julius Rietz (nach der Originalpartitur) No. 1 der nachgelassenen Werke Op. 73... 9917. [Full score]

      Mainz Antwerpen und Brüssel bei B. Schott's Söhnen: [PN 9916]. [1848-49]. Folio. Modern red half morocco with marbled boards, gilt titling to spine, with original publisher's red printed upper wrapper trimmed and mounted to front endpaper. 1f. (title within decorative border printed on a yellow ground), [ii] (text in three columns: Latin, German, and, with numbering and indication of performing forces, in English), 77, [i] (blank) pp. Title lithographed; text typeset; music engraved. Signature of former owner, "Ferd. ?Mesch...[illegible]," in ink to lower right corner of upper wrapper and title; additional annotations to lower edge of upper wrapper; movement numbers added in pencil in roman numerals to Latin column of text page. Some soiling and offsetting; edges browned; text leaf and first page of music dampstained; annotations to wrapper trimmed and mostly illegible; price to upper wrapper erased; professional repairs to upper outer corner of title leaf An uncut copy. . First Edition. MWV A 24. Hoboken 10, 256. Krause 63. Mendelssohn Papers III, 427. The publisher's number to the title, 9917, contrasts with the actual plate number, 9916. The present edition does not include the sixth movement, a choral fugue (not published until 1996, by Carus-Verlag). Mendelssohn composed the music on commission. The Latin text, Lauda Sion Salvatorem, is the sequence for the feast of Corpus Christi, traditionally ascribed to Thomas Aquinas. While the German text is a translation, the English text, while fitting the music, is newly written and unrelated to the original; the specifically Roman Catholic liturgical text was apparently considered unacceptable.

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        Kumagai jin'ya no dan, Kumagai's Battle-camp

      Book Condition: Very Good Plus, Presumed First Edition, Signed by Illustrator, Illustrated By: KunimasaSize: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall, This work is a beautiful yakusha-e (kabuki actors' print) triptych. The instant print groups five actors on a total of three sheets. Artist: Utagawa (Baido) Kunimasa IV (1848-1920). Title: Kumagai jin'ya no dan, Kumagai's battle-camp. Publ.: Not deciphered but name/address of artist and of publisher believed listed to left of toshidama seal in left-hand triptych. Date: Meiji (Believed to be 1880s. After 1889 he is not known to have signed Baido Kunimasa, as here). Almost certainly an early pull of the first edition. Size: (HxW) 14.6" x 9.8" (each of 3 pieces) of triptych. Oban tate-e. Signature: Baido Kunimasa hitsu, with toshidama seal. Condition: Near Fine impression and state. No creasing observed. Immensely clean, front and back, save for occasional very small color blotches, quite minor. Sharp, occasionally broken key block lines and with well-registered colors. Vibrant aniline dye colors, slight to moderate color transfer. As to color choices, a riot of color, with greens, reds, bright pink, light yellow, blues, purple, and black dominating. Untrimmed top and left margins. Very little soiling. Unbacked. Over all a Very Good Plus triptych. Comments: From the play Ichi-no tani futaba gunki, The Chronicle of the Battle of Ichi-no Tani, between the Heiki (Taira) and Genji (Minamoto). Specifically, the final scene of Act III, San no kiri. Depicted, from left to right: Sagami, Atsumori, Kumagai Naozane, Midaroku, and Yoshitsune. Actors portraying these characters may have been: Kataoka Gado III (Midaroku); Ichikawa Kuzo III (Kumagai); Bando Kakitsu I (Atsumori); Ichikawa Gonjuro (Yoshitsune). Actors striking vivid mie or poses. Compare the present triptych with a triptych print by Kunichika of 1879 in the Lavenberg Collection of Japanese Prints depicting a scene from the same play. "Originally born Takenouchi Hidehisa, the artist [Kunimasa IV] used multiple go (artist names) during his career including Baido Hosai, Baido Kunimasa, Kochoro, Kunimasa IV, Kunisada III and Toyokuni V. Early in his career he used the go Kunimasa IV and Baido Hosai. In 1889 he succeeded as head of the Utagawa line and took the go Kunisada III. Later in his career he claimed the title Toyokuni IV, but that go was already taken (a fact that he refused to recognize), so he is referred to as Toyokuni V. He studied under Toyokuni III at age 11 and then under Utagawa Kunisada I (1786-1865), Kunisada II and Tokokuni III. He specialized in Meiji actor prints and along with Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900) is considered by some as the best of the yakusha-e artists."

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        Utagawa Kunimasa IV Actor Print

      Daikokuya Kinzaburo, Book Condition: Very Good, Illustrated By: Utagawa Kunimasa IVArtist: Utagawa Kunimasa IV 1848-1920. Series/Title: Unserialized actor print. Size: HxW 14 x 9.4 inches, each of three panels of a triptych. Oban tate-e. Date: Date seal is present but does not correspond to any listings in Andreas Marks. This probably indicates a date after 1875. Signed: Kunimasa hitsu. Publisher: Uncertain but believed to be Daikokuya Kinzaburo. Seal name Dai. Flourished 1863 to 1881 [or 1887]. Colors: Excellent colors, somewhat understated but not much faded. Principal colors are four shades of blue, and a rust red. Secondary colors include ecru, beige and gray-green. Condition: Margins are fully trimmed. Washi [?] paper. Unbacked. The three panels are carefully pasted together from the reverse side along either vertical edge of the center sheet. Minor tape residue observed at the top edge of the reverse of sheets, rather trivial. A ½ inch worm hole at the very top of each sheet, professionally backed. Also a similar backed worm hole 1/3 of way down seam between left and center sheets. Almost no soiling. Very Good as to impression. The lines are reasonably clean and clear, neither crisp nor mushy, suggesting a pull neither early nor late. Overall rated Very Good. Comments: Originally born Takenouchi Hidehisa, the artist used multiple go (artist names) during his career including Baido Hosai, Baido Kunimasa, Kochoro, Kunimasa IV, Kunisada III and Toyokuni V. Early in his career he used the go Kunimasa IV and Baido Hosai. In 1889 he succeeded as head of the Utagawa line and took the go Kunisada III. Later in his career he claimed the title Toyokuni IV, but that go was already taken (a fact that he refused to recognize), so he is referred to as Toyokuni V. Featuring the actors Bando Mitsugoro at right, Nakamura [first name undecipherable] at center, and [?] ____Nosuke at left.

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        Note sur la cristallisation du soufre. SS. 48-49. - Und: Derselbe. Recherches sur divers modes de groupement dans le sulfate de potasse. SS. 304-305. - Und: Derselbe. Recherches sur le dimorphisme. SS. 353-355. - Und: Derselbe. Memoire sur la relation qui peut exister entre la forme cristalline et la composition chimique, et sur la cause de la polarisation rotatoire. SS. 535-538. In: Comptes Rendus. des séances de l'Académie des Sciences. Band 26.

      Paris, Bachelier, 1848. - (27 x 22 cm). (4) 728 S. Halblederband der Zeit. Erstdrucke von Pasteurs ersten wissenschaftlichen Veröffentlichungen. - Pasteur entdeckt bei seinen Versuchen rechts- und links-hemiedrische Kristallflächen und erhält daraus rechts- und linksdrehende Lösungen. Damit hat Pasteur zum ersten Mal ein (optisch inaktives) Racemat in seine optisch aktiven Komponenten zerlegt. Damit schuf er die Grundlage für seine spätere Hypothese, dass die Ursache für die asymmetrische Kristallform optisch aktiver Formen in der asymmetischen Anordnung ihrer Elementaratome liegt. - Stempel auf Vorsatz. Stellenweise etwas stockfleckig. Vereinzelt mit kleinen Einrissen. Einband leicht berieben, sonst gut erhalten. - DSB 10, 356; Ferchl 396; Darmstaedter 506; Partington IV, 751 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        4 lettres autographes signées de sa soeur Emma

      - [BAILLAUD Édouard Benjamin (1848-1934), astronome]. 4 L.A.S. de sa sœur Emma, adressées à son amie Marie Martin. Chalon-sur-Saône, 2 septembre 1873 - Paris, 22 avril 1875 - Cauterets, 19 août 1875 et s.d. 11 p. in-8 et 2 p. in-12. Correspondance amicale, émanant de la sœur aînée de l'astronome, institutrice et future directrice du lycée de jeunes filles de Toulouse. Elle donne et réclame des nouvelles de leurs amis et connaissances, évoquant sa foi chrétienne. Elle parle d'un séjour de son frère à Chalon, de sa sœur Esther (future épouse du mathématicien Jules Tannery), décrit la paisible existence qu'elle mène à Paris, les beautés de la nature autour de Cauterets où elle suit une cure thermale¿

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        Vergleichende Erdkunde der Sinai-Halbinsel, von Palästina und Syrien (Band VIII; Zweite Abtheilung, Vierzehnter und fünfzehnter Theil)

      S. Reimer 1848-1851, Berlin - 2 volumes in 3. xviii,1141pp. xix,780pp. x,781-1497pp. Three-quarter vellum over paper-covered boards with gold decoration on spine. Title-plate in brown leather with gold lettering. Age wear, abrasions and some staining on binding. Parts of title-page in part 2 of Vol. II missing. Vol. VIII of the series "Die Erdkunde von Asien. Die Erdkunde im Verhältnis zur Natur und zur Geschichte des Menschen, oder allgemeine vergleichende Geographie." Text in Gothic script. Tight copies with binding in fair to good, interior in very good condition. Rare. Second edition (Zweite stark vermehrte und umgearbeitete Ausgabe) [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, In Two Volumes

      Published by Richard Bentley, London 1848 - , 2 uniform volumes, xviii, 509; & viii, 511 pages, complete with 18 plates and 29 wood engravings, which includes 3 maps (2 folding), folding Panorama, colour Geological Section and frontispices First Edition , tanned at spines, volume one has been rebacked with original spine laid down and with hinges reinforced, small tears at head and tail of spine volume 2, covers faded at edges and with some light stains, previous owner's name on front free endpaper of volume one, pages and plates are nice and clean, the books are in good condition , original plum cloth with blindstamped decoration, gilt titles on spine Octavo, 23 x 14.5 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Erhebung des Volkes in Baden fur die deutsche Republik im Fruhjahr 1848

      Basel, Schabelitz 1848.. Mit Holzschnitt-Frontispiz und 3 (1 gefalt.) Holzschnitt-Tafeln. 2 Bll., 128 S. Einfache HLwd. um 1920. Slg. Friedlander 232; Lautenschlager 8108; NDB VIII, 182; ADB L, 94. - Seltene erste Ausgabe, besonders mit allen Illustrationen, da die beiden Tafeln "Gefecht bei Kandern" und "Einnahme von Freiburg" erst später nachgeliefert wurden und bei den meisten Exemplaren fehlen. - Hecker zählte zu der sehr entschlossenen Minderheit die 1848 in Frankfurt die Abschaffung der Fürstentümer forderte und für die Republik eintrat; als die Mehrheit für die künftige Reichsverfassung stimmte, verließ Hecker das Parlament. Nach Mannheim zurückgekehrt, begann er mit den Vorbereitungen für einen bewaffneten Aufstand, der jedoch rasch zu einem Debakel wurde. Nach dem ersten Zusammenstoß mit den regulären Truppen am 20. April 1848 in Kandern liefen seine Revoluzzer auseinander. Hecker selbst floh in die Schweiz, wo er in Muttenz die vorliegende Schrift verfasste und drucken ließ. Kurz danach wanderte er nach den Staaten aus, wo er in Illinois eine Farm erwarb. Im Volksmund lebt der erfolglose Revolutionär als Träger des "Heckerhutes" sowie im "Heckerlied" weiter; mit seinem typischen Hut ist Hecker auch als Frontispiz abgebildet. - Tls. braunfleckig. Die gefalt. Tafeln am unteren Rand etwas knittrig und mit kl. Hinterlegung. Wenige kurze Anstreichungen.

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        Verhandlungen des deutschen Parlaments. Officielle Ausgabe. Mit einer geschichtlichen Einleitung über die Entstehung der Vertretung des ganzen deutschen Volkes. 2 Lieferungen in 2 Bänden.

      Sauerländer, Frankfurt 1848 - XVI, 176 Seiten; VII, 524 Seiten, Pappbände der Zeit mit farbigem Rückenschildchen und umlaufendem Rotschnitt, 8° ( 21,5 x 14 cm ). Die Aktensammlung des Rechtsanwalts und Notars Jucho dient der Vorgeschichte des Frankfurter Parlaments; sie umfaßt die Wortprotokolle des Vorparlaments und, unterschiedlich ausführlich, die der Verhandlungen des wahlvorbereitenden Fünfzigerausschusses, der Bundesversammlung von 1848 und ihres mit der parlamentarischen Bewegung konkurrierenden Siebzehnerausschusses. Zeitraum 31. März bis 18. Mai 1848. Einbände berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Innen Seiten teils etwas fleckig bzw. stock- oder braunfleckig. ( Gesamtgewicht 700 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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, in an unusual half vellum binding. Pp.624. This is a mixed issue of the text, with the earlier 'Mr. Pitt' appearing on page 453 (later corrected to 'Sir Pitt'), but without the suppressed woodcut on page 336. The heading on page 1 is in regular type and the 1848 title-page is preceded by an engraved vignette dated 1849. The contents are particularly clean, without any of the browning usually found. Bound in a handsome original half vellum over marbled sides, with simple gilt trim and leather title label. All edges untrimmed. A very attractive copy indeed. 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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        Notes of a Military Reconnnoissance from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri, to San Diego, in California, Including Parts of the Arkansas, Del Norte, and Gila Rivers

      Washington, D.C.: Wendell and Van Benthuysen. Very Good. 1848. First Edition. Hardcover. 30th Congress Executive No. 7, or the true first Senate edition, which was ordered in December 1847. Emory's report from the 1846-1847 topographical expedition across the southwest, known for its maps and descriptions of the landscapes, flora and fauna, and people of the region. The text and maps were to become important resources in the development and exploration of the region. Lithography by Weber, who is considered by some to be the superior lithographer for this title. Lithographs are hand-tinted, which is extremely unusual for this title (possibly tinted later?). A few later printings had tinted plates in the Abert report, but were presentation copies and signed by Abert. This edition is complete, with folding map, both housed in a slipcase. Some mild foxing to pages, edges of text block a bit soiled. Map is curled and in some places torn at edges or creases. Modern brown cloth binding shows little wear. Wagner-Camp 148:1.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .

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        Set of Three Hieover Books: The Pocket and the Stud: Or, Practical Hints on the Management of the Stable; the Hunting-Field; and a Treatise on the Proper Condition for All Horses

      London : Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1848-01-01. Hardcover. Like New. 3 Volumes. 1848-xvi, 215p. : ill.; 1850-xvi, 221p., pl.; 1852, London : T.C. Newby, xiv, 204p., ill. Bound in late 19th century red Moroccan leather. Gilt spine. Gilt borders to boards. Inlaid gilt to inside boards. TEG. Red silk endpages. Fine binding and cover. Owners bookplate of Edward Motley Weld, of the famous Weld family, on front pastedown. Light wear to spine edges. Clean, unmarked pages. Ships daily.

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        Malby's terrestrial globe, compiled from the latest & most authentic sources, including all the recent geographical discoveries. manufactured and published under the superintendance of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge [ ].

      [London], Malby & Co. (engraved by Chas. Malby), 1 January 1848.. Diameter: 45.5 cm (18 inch), height in stand: 64.5 cm. An engraved terrestrial globe with 12 gores and 2 polar caps over a plaster-covered core, and the engraved horizon ring on the wooden stand, all coloured by a contemporary hand.In a contemporary wooden stand with 3 turned legs supporting the horizon ring, and 3 turned stretchers with a cylindrical centrepiece with a knob on the underside. Further with a contemporary brass hour circle and a slightly later iron meridian ring (and probably the axis pivots).. Only recorded copy of the 1848 edition (preceded only by one recorded copy of 1846 edition) of Malby's 18 inch (45.5 cm) terrestrial globe, the largest he engraved and much rarer than his 12 inch globe. It shows small pieces of the Antarctic coast, noting sightings and explorations from 1831 to 1841. In Africa it shows Lake "Nyassi" (Nyasa or Malawi), discovered by Candido Jose da Costa Cardoso in 1846, but most of equatorial Africa and the Congo remain uncharted territory, with Burton and Speke's most important discoveries still a decade in the future and Stanley's even further. "Oregon", officially made a United States territory in 1848, shows the boundary with "British America" agreed at the 1846 Oregon treaty. Alaska is still "Russian America", not to be purchased by the United States until "Seward's folly" in 1867. Texas is part of the United States, reflecting the demise of the "Lone Star" Texas Republic in 1845/46, as are California and most of Arizona, which Mexico ceded in the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo on 2 February 1848. The Revolution of 1848 has not yet affected the boundaries of the Austrian Empire. "Debai" (Dubai) is shown on the Gulf coast, only 15 years after the al-Maktoum dynasty took charge of it in 1833. The globe seems to be intended especially for navigational use, with not only a grid of parallels and meridians (with the prime meridian through Greenwich), but also the irregular curved lines indicating the variation of magnetic from geographic north ("isogones"), at 5 degree intervals. From these one can clearly see where the magnetic poles were. Edmund Halley produced the first world map with isogones in 1702, but the Pacific had to wait until Nicolaas van Ewyk's 1752 map of the northern and southern hemispheres. Malby cites Peter Barlow in the 1833 Transactions of the Royal Society for his data. Where these lines run at least partly north-south, mariner's could use them to help determine longitude. The discovery that they were nearly horizontal in many parts of the East Indies and Pacific, and that they could also change over time, lead to their declining use after John Harris's chronometer came into use beginning around 1772. Malby seems to be the first and almost the only globe maker to show them. The engraver signed the present globe "Chas. Malby" and signed the 12 inch globe of 1845 described by Dekker "C. I. Malby". He must therefore have been Charles Isaac Malby (1816-post 1868), born in London, the son of Thomas and Elizabeth Malby. Thomas Malby, Charles's brother, born in London in 1808, first set up as a globe publisher around 1839 and was trading as Malby & Co by 1841. Charles may have engraved nearly all of his globes. In 1848/49 Thomas took his son Thomas Henry (born 1828) into partnership as Thomas Malby & Son and the firm traded as Malby & Son, to about 1880. They issued a 36 inch (92 cm) globe in 1849, but did not engrave it themselves, having acquired the plates of John Addison's ca. 1825 globe for that size. The earliest Malby globe known to survive is dated 1842, but his earliest recorded 18 inch globes are a pair at the Mariners' Museum in Virginia: the celestial globe dated 1843 and the terrestrial globe dated 1846. The Austrian National Library has an 18 inch Malby terrestrial globe dated 1850, but we find no further example until 1872. The present 1848 example appears to be unique. The Willis Museum in Basingstoke, England, and Dartmouth College in New Hampshire have examples of Malby's 18 inch celestial globe dated 1848, but neither is accompanied by a terrestrial globe. The horizon ring has an owner's stamp on the printed surface, nearly due east, apparently a coat of arms in a wreath, but difficult to make out. The horizon ring and globe have a dozen small cracks repaired and a few small gaps in the surface image, some repaired, but are otherwise in good condition. Extremely rare and lovely large globe, with the fascinating and unusual graphic presentation of geomagnetism. - Cf. British Library on-line cat. BLL01013005847 (12 inch, 1869 & 18 inch, 1872); Dekker, GLB0081 (12 inch, 1845); Dunn & Wallis, British globes up to 1850 (1999) 209 (18 inch, 1846, 1 example) & 443 (18 inch celestial globe, 1848, 2 copies); KVK & WorldCat (18 inch, 1850 & 1872, 1 example of each); World in your hands (Rudolph Schmidt coll.) 7.12 & 7.13 (12 inch, 1843 & 1860); http://www.nationaltrustcollections.org.uk/object/499558.2 (18 inch celestial globe, 1853); Yonge, Early globes (1968), p. 46 (18 inch, 1846, same example as Dunn & Wallis).

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        Kapelle im Wald.

      - Radierung, 1848, auf festem Velin. 18,4:26 cm. Breitrandig, insgesamt etwas fleckig. Antonie von Blittersdorf war die Tochter von Maximiliane Brentano (1802-1861), einer Tochter des Frankfurter Bankiers und Großkaufmanns Franz Brentano und Nichte von Bettina von Arnim und Clemens Brentano, die 1824 den konservativen Politiker L. Fr. Frhr. von Blittersdorf geheiratet hatte. E.J. von Steinle (1810-1886) zeichnete 1857 ein Bildnis der Antonie, das ein Geschenk für Antonie Brentano-Birckenstock, der Großmutter der Dargestellten war (vgl. A.M. von Steinle: Edward von Steinle. Des Meisters Gesamtwerk in Abbildungen, Kempten/München 1910, Abb. 463).

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        LES CONTES DROLATIQUES. Illustrés de 600 dessins par A. Robida.

      In - 8 (mm. 247x157), 2 voll., mz. marocch. con ang., dorso a cordoni con tit. oro, conserv. le belle bross. orig. a colori, pp. (8),III,396,(4); (4),378,(4); con le straordinarie composizioni di Robida (102 sono a p. pag. e 8 a colori) che illustrano questa raccolta di 30 racconti licenziosi di Balzac. "Prima edizione" in una speciale tiratura di 25 esemplari numerati ?sur papier de Chine?, con aggiunto un magnifico acquarello originale dell?artista che porta il titolo manoscritto del racconto ?L?héritier du diable?, cui si riferisce. Una delle più rare opere illustrate da Robida (1848 - 1926): ?peintre, graveur, illustrateur, caricaturiste, dessinateur de talent, qui était aussi un érudit?. Cfr. Lorenz,XVIII, p. 88 - Brun ?Robida, sa vie, son oeuvre?,1.061 (da? come data di pubblicazione il 1905) - Benezit,XI, p. 776. Esemplare d?amatore, molto ben conservato.

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        NEGOCIATIONS DE LA FRANCE DANS LE LEVANT (4 vols.) Collection de documents inédits sur l'histoire de France. Première Série: Histoire Politique.

      Imprimerie Nationale, Paris 1848 - 4 vols. 27'5x21. CXXXVp, 663p = XLp, 823p (óx. y rastro hum. en primeras y últ. hojas) = LXIVp (muy tostadas), 951p (las últimas tostadas) = 787p (rastro hum. esq. sup. primeras hojas, algunas hojas algo tostadas). Hol. puntas, nervios y tejuelos. 1848-1860

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        Set of Three Hieover Books: The Pocket and the Stud: Or, Practical Hints on the Management of the Stable; the Hunting-Field; and a Treatise on the Proper Condition for All Horses

      London : Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans 1848 - 3 Volumes. 1848-xvi, 215p. : ill.; 1850-xvi, 221p., pl.; 1852, London : T.C. Newby, xiv, 204p., ill. Bound in late 19th century red Moroccan leather. Gilt spine. Gilt borders to boards. Inlaid gilt to inside boards. TEG. Red silk endpages. Fine binding and cover. Owners bookplate of Edward Motley Weld, of the famous Weld family, on front pastedown. Light wear to spine edges. Clean, unmarked pages. Ships daily. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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