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        Eigenh. Schriftstück mit U.

      [Paris, April 1848]. - 2 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Kl.-4to. Entwurf eines Bewerbungsschreibens als „candidat" der „Association des Artistes Musiciens" für die Wahl zur konstituierenden Nationalversammlung im April 1848. Wohl als Vorlage für einen befreundeten Musiker („Taylor") geschrieben, den er bittet, ihn unter Nennung seiner Verdienste und Auszeichnungen in der nächsten Versammlung in Vorschlag zu bringen. „Réunion electorale des Artistes Musiciens Le Comité de l’Association des Artistes Musiciens ayant pris l’engagement dans l’assemblée générale du 31 mars dernier, de provoquer une grande réunion de tous les Artistes musiciens de la Capitale pour s’entendre entr’eux et choisir le candidat qui leur paraitra le plus digne de réprésenter l’art musical à l’assemblée constituante La comité semble avoir compris, d’après les discours de M. Victor Hugo prononcées dans la réunion du mardi 12 avril [ ] que l’indication du candidat planait, avec un assentiment visible assez, géneral, et que les régards se tournaient vers le bureau près de M. le President, sur le vice Président, Gaspard, Louis, Pacifique Spontini [ ]" Es folgt eine Aufzählung seiner Verdienste und Titel; er sei „Membre de la Légion d’honneur, et de l’Institut de France, Compositeur dramatique de cinquante deux ouvrages italiens, français, et allemands, entr’autres, des grandes opéras, La Vestale, Fernand Cortez et Olympie [ ]" Ferner habe er u.a. Auszeichnungen von Napoleon und der Universität Halle „au nom de toute la Germanie" erhalten und sei „au nom du Roi" (Friedrich Wilhelm III.) zum „Docteur en musique" ernannt worden. – Spontini, der sich bis zum Tod König Friedrich Wilhelms III., seines Gönners, in Berlin aufgehalten hatte, war 1840 nach Paris zurückgekehrt und hatte dort vergeblich versucht, sich eine einflussreiche Stellung zu verschaffen. 1850, ein Jahr vor seinem Tod, kehrte er resigniert in seinen Heimatort Maiolati in Italien zurück.

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        STORIA DELLA REPUBBLICA DI VENEZIA dal suo principio fino al giorno d?oggi. Opera originale del prete veneziano....

      Antonelli 1848-1856 100 fascicoli in - 8, bross. edit. che nel piano dell?opera andavano a formare 13 voll. Dedicat. al cittadino Daniele Manin Presidente del Governo Provvisorio della Repubblica di Venezia. L?opera più imp. del C. (Venezia 1802 - 1876) che abbraccia la storia di Venezia dalle origini alla pace di Campoformio secondo un ordine rigorosamente cronologico. Questa storia fu al centro di vivaci reazioni da parte delle comunità ebraiche che si ritennero offese da alcune affermazioni dell?A. Lozzi 5942. Rara opera nella sua veste tipografica originale con tutte le copertine conservate.

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        The Ladies' Flower-Garden of Ornamental Greenhouse Plants

      London: William Smith 1848 - VG+ 1st edition HB in excellent publishers green gilt binding with original yellow endpapers. A tight clean copy of 215pp with all plates present including tissue guards. Very occassional minor foxing to outer edges of plates. (30 x 24cm) ***Heavy - Please contact bookseller direct for revised P&P costs***

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        Révolutions Politiques et Sociales de 1848, prédites en 1843. Le Hachych

      Comptoir des Imprimeurs-Unis, Paris 1848 - Octavo, uncut and mostly unopened; some foxing else a good copy in the original printed yellow wrappers, becoming loose at gutters. Author's presentation copy of the second edition of Lallemand's rare tale of the coming society, and the first to attribute authorship. First published as Le Hachych in 1843, its new title here is more explicit as to its intents. This was the first European work to use the drug hashish as its basic plot device.The work purports to be a translation from an Arabic manuscript which the author has discovered in his cabin whilst sailing for Marseille. It veers between the sensational and the doctrinal, particularly in its fundamental conceit that hashish not only provides consolation for the present, but an intimation and aspect of the future.In the early 1840s the French psychiatrist Moreau had begun studying the possible therapeutic applications of hashish, in the process installing himself as purveyor to the famous Club des Hachichins, an elegant coterie presided over by author and dilettante Gautier. But it fell to the well-known surgeon and republican socialist Lallemand to write the first European work to use the drug as its basic plot device. This copy is inscribed by Lallemand "A mon ami Lougian [?sp]" in his distinctive sepia ink. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed Charles Dickens".

      Devonshire Terrace, 13 July 1848 - 8vo. 2 pp. Laid-down, staining from an old mount at the edge. To the composer and performer John L. Hatton, regretting that he has "not the least knowledge of any musical person in America"; adding that he is happy offering testimony to his "merits as an accomplished musician and composer, and as one whom he would much desire to see employed at home here in the lucrative exercise of his knowledge and abilities, as to have no leisure for 'fresh fields and pastures new'". Dickens writes a testimonial on behalf of the composer and performer John Liptrot Hatton, who was about to undertake a tour of the United States: 'In August 1848 [Hatton] first visited America, remaining there until the spring of 1850, when he returned in order to accompany Sims Reeves on a tour; he went again to America in the following September. His playing and singing were alike admired, and he introduced some of Mendelssohn's music to the Boston public. At no time was he troubled by artistic scruples, and it was often uncertain whether the place allotted to him in the programme would be occupied by one of Bach's fugues or by a comic song of his own composition. It is said that his hearers were delighted with a song called "The Sleigh Ride," in the course of which he produced "realistic" effects by means of bells tied to his leg' (J. A. F. Maitland, DNB). See the Pilgrim edition of The Letters of Charles Dickens, volume 5, 1981, p. 382.

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        CARRIERA MILITARE DEL MARCHESE FEDERICO MILLET D'ARVILLARS.:

      1848 - 1849, Torino 1848 - (Codice MB/2297) DOCUMENTI ORiGINALI: Primo documento (29/2/1848): promozione del Marchese d'Arvillars, già aiutante di campo di S.M., a Luogotenente Generale e Comandante Militare della Divisione di Alessandria. Rilasciato dalla Regia Segreteria di Stato per gli Affari di Guerra e di Marina, su foglio ripiegato di cm 30,6x20,5. Il testo si trova sulla 1a pagina, le 3 restanti sono bianche. Secondo documento: Decreto con cui il re Vittorio Emanuele II concede la pensione "per i disagi e le fatiche della guerra" (15/6/1849). Quattro pagine in pergamena di cm 30,5x21 con titolo a penna in francese e piccola etichetta, contenente un ampio testo manoscritto su 2 pagine, le 2 restanti sono bianche. Testo riquadrato da doppio filetto e ricca intestazione calligrafica a stampa, Firma del Duca di Genova Ferdinando di Savoia e varie altre firme alla 2a pagina. Sigillo regio in cera rossa (piuttosto deformato) nella scatola in argento dorato (diametro cm 8,5) mancante del coperchio; cordone in seta bicolore bianca/verde. Allegata ricevuta su carta azzurra (diritti di cancelleria). Tutto interamente originale e in ottimo stato. Euro 450.00 All books are in stock in fine conditions or described meticulously. Very safe packaging

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        Australia from Surveys made by order of the British Government combined with those of D'Entrecasteaux, Baudin, Freycinet &c &c

      London: John Arrowsmith, 1848. Engraved map, hand-coloured in outline, with three inset maps 686 x 903 mm (sheet size), dissected and backed on linen, as issued; folds into slip case with original label. Fine impressive map of Australia showing 46 counties in New South Wales, 23 counties in Port Phillip, and 26 counties in Western Australia, (and penal settlements in Tasmania in the inset) with detailed notes on explorers and discoveries.

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        Portrait of the Late George Lloyd, Esq." [A single Lithographic Print from ORIENTAL ALBUM, Characters, Costumes and Mode of Life, in the Valley of the Nile]

      London Madden & Malcolm [1848] - A fine handcoloured lithograph from the first folio edition. An especially famous plate of ORIENTAL ALBUM, after the drawings by E. Prisse d’Avennes done on stone by Bureau and printed by Lemercier in Paris and coloured by hand. A 14 by 11 inch captioned image, on a single folio sheet measuring 21.5 by 14.25 inches, now protected in a 26 by 19 inch gray boards glazed with mylar. A beautifully preserved folio plate, the colours vivid and strong, all very clean and fresh. A WONDERFUL PLATE FROM THE FAMOUS ORIENTAL ALBUM, this being the portrait of Presse's host and close friend for some time during his first travels through Egypt. From 1839-43 it seems they resided together mainly in Luxor in some rooms at the rear of the vast temple at Karnak, and on the Theban west bank where the two companions lived in the tomb of Ahmose (tomb no. 83). They also enjoyed the hospitality of the Greek merchant and antiquities dealer Georgios Triantaphyllos, known as Wardi, who owned a house in the vicinity of the well-known tomb of Nakln. The plate shows him in garb befitting an Arab Sheikh, smoking from a hookah while reclining on luxurious Oriental carpet laid upon the desert sand, behind him a servant tends to three camels. Émile Prisse d'Avennes was a leading French archaeologist, egyptologist, artist, architect and writer. An artist of consummate skill, French to the bone, he was of British blood. He embraced Islam and took the name Edris-Effendi. By nature contentious, he alienated colleagues, yet succored the sick and the poor. Of the hundreds of 19th-century Orientalists - those Western artists, scholars and writers who gravitated to the Islamic world following Napoleon's invasion of Egypt in 1798 -few possessed so prodigious an intellect, such a trove of talents, so insatiable a curiosity or so passionate a commitment to record the historical and artistic patrimony of Egypt and Islam. He succeeded brilliantly, wherever his work took him, the insatiably curious young man eagerly tramped through ruins, drew maps and plans, sketched and wrote descriptive accounts of both ancient cities and modern villages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Signed Document as Collector of Customs - in the preface to his novel "The Scarlett Letter" published in 1850, Nathaniel Hawthorne refers to his three years in the Customs House

      Salem, Massachusetts, May 26, 1848. 8.75" x 6.5". "Partly Printed Document Signed, ""Nath Hawthorne"" as Surveyor of the District of Salem and Beverly and Inspector of the Revenue for the Port of Salem, Massachusetts, 1p, 8.75"" x 6.5"". Salem, May 26, 1848. Countersigned ""Ephrm F. Miller"" as Deputy Collector and ""John D. Howard"" as Naval Officer. Completed in manuscript. Fine condition.""To the Inspectors of the Port of Salem: We Certify, That T. Archibald has secured the Duties on Merchandize contained in the following packages, in conformity to the entry thereof of this date, which merchandize was imported in the Sch[ooner] Martha Ann. Permission is accordingly hereby given to land the same, viz: ... Ninety tons of Plaster.""Appointed by Democratic President James Knox Polk. Nathaniel Hawthorne served as Surveyor of the District of Salem and Beverly and Inspector of the Revenue for the Port of Salem, Massachusetts, from March 16, 1846, until he was removed from office on June 17, 1849, by Whig President Zachary Taylor."

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        MÜNCHEN. "6. Merz. Feierliche Beeidigung des gesammten Militair's zur Staats-Verfassung, auf dem Maximilians-Platze in München." Maximiliansplatz von Norden gesehen, seitlich die Bebauung, das Militär im Karée angetreten vor dem berittenen Offizierskorps, vorne zahlreiche Zuschauer, unten Inschrift.

      - Lithographie, im Stein monogr. "R", 1848, 18,5 x 29 cm. Slg. Maillinger Bd. IV, Nr. 772; Abb. in: F.X. Vollmer, Der Traum von der Freiheit, S. 50. - Mittelbug, im breiten Rand gering stockfleckig. Lebhaft staffagierte Ansicht.

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        Oeuvres de Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Librairie Napoléonienne, 1848. Fine. Librairie Napoléonienne, Paris 1848, 23x14,5cm, 3 volumes brochés. - first edition prepared under the direction of Charles-Edouard Temblaire. The trilogy consists of: I. Exile II. Captivity, III. Mixtures. Foxing, small tears with tiny gaps in the heads and feet of the past two volumes back, partially soiled boards, pen annotations in flat heads. Rare copy of this complete trilogy. --- 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] Edition originale établie sous la direction de Charles-Edouard Temblaire. Cette trilogie se compose ainsi : I. Exil, II. Captivité, III. Mélanges. Rousseurs, petites déchirures avec infimes manques en têtes et en pieds des dos passés de deux volumes, plats partiellement salis, annotations à la plume en têtes des plats. Rare exemplaire de cette trilogie complète.

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        Dombey and Son

      London: Bradbury and Evans,, 1848. Octavo (207 x 130). Early 20th century dark red straight-grain morocco by Riviere, decoratively gilt panelled spine, two-line gilt border on sides, top edges gilt, richly gilt turn-ins, pale pink endpapers. Etched vignette, frontispiece and 38 plates by "Phiz" (H. K. Browne). Joints a little rubbed. With the half-title and two-line errata leaf (errata slip not present). First edition, a handsomely bound copy. "[Dombey] was far more carefully planned and structured than Chuzzlewit and is now recognized as one of the greatest of all his works. It is the first novel for which a full set of working notes and number-plans survives (in the Forster collection, Victoria and Albert Museum). It is also the first one to have an explicitly contemporary setting. The railway features strongly in the story, which is also much concerned with the fate of women in contemporary middle-class English society" (ODNB).

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        THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS 1848.

      2 volumes. William Little, London 1848. Folio. IV+442 + 436pages. Profusely illustrated with woodcuts, from vignettes to full pages. 2 large folding panoramas (Paris & Edinburgh). 2 folding double-page views. Publisher's greyish green cloh bindings with richly gilt decorations on spine and front board (boards with allegories of the 1848 French Revolution). All three edges gilt. Repairs to the city views; no loss of paper. Weak at inside hinges. Bindings with slight soiling, mostly to front board of vol. 1. Otherwise a well-preserved set.. From the very beginning, The London Illustrated News represented the absolute state-of-the-art of reproduction of news pictures, thanks to numerous anonymous wood engravers. The magazine is a first class source of what fascinated and interested the cultivated readership of the Victorian Age. News from all over the world with highly authentic pictures: The magazine had a vast staff of roving artists and cooperated with freelance cartoonists abroad. ** The 1848 volumes are dominated by the coverage of the February revolution in France as well as coverage of the rebellions all over Europe, not least in Hungary. ** Heavy item - extra shipping charges may apply

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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

      Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, London 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. Wilkie Collins' first book, a biography of his father, the painter William John Thomas Collins (1788-1847). Parrish & Miller, pp. 6-11 Full blue polished calf, gilt spine, with red morocco title labels, t.e.g., by Riviere & Son. Near fine 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 [Attributes: First Edition]

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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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        ITSUKUSHIMA ZUE: PICTORIAL DESCRIPTION OF ITSUKUSHIMA-SHRINEAND MIYAJIMA ISLAND.

      A MAGNIFICIENT GUIDE TO MIYAJIMA & ITSUKUSHIMA SHRINE Hiroshima 1848, - Hiroshima Shurin. Blue stitched stiff wrs.,10 vol. set, 508 double-folded leaves, 316 double-page, 6full page woodcut illustrations, woodblock printed on hand-made mulberry paper, ca. 18 x 25.5 cm., covers bit rubbed, Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Bronze medal

      1848 - Berzelius, Jöns Jacob (1779-1848). Jacobus Berzelius. Medal in bronze showing a right-facing bust of Berzelius on the obverse with his birth and death dates in roman numerals; the reverse with a standing winged figure and the seated figure of Hygeia along with text in Latin. Signed "P. H. Lundgren fec. – C. G. Quarnstroem inv." N.p., n.d. [1848]. 57 mm. diameter. A few minor scratches and dings, but very good. The Berzelius Medal was commissioned by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in memory of the famous Swedish chemist, who is regarded as one of the founders of modern chemistry. Berzelius invented the current system of chemical symbols, originated the duality theory of chemical affinity classing chemical elements as either electronegative or electropositive (an ancestor of 20th century electron theories of bonding), developed new and important methods of chemical synthesis and analysis, and discovered the elements cerium, selenium and thorium. The Latin motto above the figures on the reverse reads "Naturam jussit vires proferre latentes" (He commanded forth the secrets of nature). The text below the figures reads "Fundatorum supremo lugens [in deepest mourning]/ Medic. Suec. Societas." The medal was issued in silver, bronze and Berlin iron; this is an example of the bronze. Storer, Medicina in Nummis, no. 337. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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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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        MANNHEIM. - nach der Natur aufgenommen und gezeichnet von E. Fröhlich und Th. Verhas).

      Guido Zeiler, (1848),, Mannheim, - 22,5 x 28,5 cm. Mit 8 Aquatinta-Tafeln von R. Dawson und J. Tanner nach Fröhlich und Verhas. Engelmann 664. - Enthält eine Gesamtansicht, sowie Ansichten vom Schloss, Kettenbrücke, Freihafen, Paradeplatz, Bahnhof, Marktplatz und Großherzogliches Institut. - Einband berieben und fleckig. Die schönen Ansichten breitrandig und nur in den Rändern leicht fleckig. Äußerst selten.

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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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        A Christmas Carol in Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas. ? Edition Sanctioned by the Author. [bound with:] The Chimes: A Goblin Story of Some Bells that Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In. ? Edition Sanctioned by the Author. [bound with:] The Cricket on the Hearth. A Fairy Tale of Home. ? Edition Sanctioned by the Author. [bound with:] The Battle of Life. A Love Story. ? Copyright Edition for Continental Circulation. [bound with:] The Haunted Man and The Ghost's Bargain. A Fancy for Christmas-Time. ? Copyright Edition in 8s (5 7/8 x 4 3/8 in.; 150 x 112 mm)

      Bernh. Tauchnitz, jun, Leipzig 1848 - First Tauchnitz editions. Christmas Carol with handcolored lithographed frontsipiece of Marley's Ghost and Scrooge after John Leech, each work with its half-title. Together 5 works in one volume vols. 8vo. Tauchnitz Editions of Dickens' Christmas Books. A brilliant Sammelband of the first Tauchnitz editions of Dickens's Christmas books, each set from advance proofs and issued essentially simultaneously with the first London editions. Todd & Bowden, Tauchnitz A1Ab, A3a, A5a, A6, A9a Nineteenth-century purple cloth gilt; spine faded. A bit of scattered foxing Christmas Carol with handcolored lithographed frontsipiece of Marley's Ghost and Scrooge after John Leech, each work with its half-title. Together 5 works in one volume vols. 8vo

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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".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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