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        Sketches of the Last Naval War. Translated from the French. by The Hon. Captain Plunkett, R.N.

      London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1848 - 2 volumes in 1, octavo. Light browning, otherwise very good in the publisher's green embossed cloth, just a little rubbed and mottled. 9 folding battle plans. First Edition. Surprisingly impartial account, essentially a Life of Nelson, originally published in the Revue des Deux Mondes. Jurien de la Gravière entered the navy in 1828 at 16, during the Crimean War he held a command in the Black Sea; in the Second War of Italian Independence he conducted a close blockade of Austrian ports on the Adriatic; and was in command of a squadron during operations against Mexico in 1861. In 1871 he became director of charts, and remained on the active list until his death in 1892. He wrote a number of naval historical works and was elected to the Académie Française in 1866. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Sketches of Ancient History of the Six Nations

      Lockport: Turner & McCollum. 1848. Third edition of this collection of tribal history and myth by a Tuscarora writer, one of the first to record tribal tales in the written language of the Western civilization. The full title of this short pamphlet is "David Cusick's Sketches of the Ancient History of the Six Nations - Comprising - First -- A Tale of the Foundation of the Great Island (Now North America), The Two Infants Born, and the Creation of the Universe. Second -- A Real Account of the Early Settlers of North America and Their Dissensions. Third -- Origin of the Kingdom of the Five Nations, Which Was Called A Long House: The Wars, Fierce Animals, &c." The first edition was published in 1827 and is exceedingly rare. The second edition was the first to have illustrations, four plates depicting events in tribal history or legend, which are included in this edition as well. Front cover chipped and detached (but present); rear cover tenuous, internal contents very good. An extremely scarce and important early tribal history by a Native American, and truly rare in the original wrappers. Softcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Mycteria Australis.

      Hullmandel & Walton London 1848 - Hand-coloured lithograph. Dimensions: 545 by 350mm. (21.50 by 13.75 inches).

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Berlin, 23. Januar 1848.. 1 S. Folio. Mit Adresse und Siegelrest; kleinere Randläsuren hinterlegt.. An den Musikverleger Friedrich Hofmeister (1782-1864) in Leipzig, den er bittet, für die Uraufführung seiner Symphonie bei den Leipziger Gewandhauskonzerten einen Termin zu bestimmen: "[ ] Ich beabsichtige in diesen Tagen eine Reise in die Umgegend u. zu meinen Verwandten in Ostpreußen zu machen, da ich von jetzt ab bis zum 1. März noch in williger Freiheit bin. Nun bin ich sehr gerne bereit, im nächsten Monat in Leipzig meine Symphonie zu geben u[nd] überlaße die Bestimmung des Tages gänzlich der Direction. Jedoch muß ich bitten, diese Bestimmung jetzt zu faßen u[nd] mir mitzutheilen, und zwar bis zum 29t d.M., denn später dürften an mich nach Berlin gesandte Briefe mich nicht mehr hier finden und mir auch, den Umständen zu Folge, nicht [ ] nachgesandt werden können. Ich erbitte mir also die definitive Bestimmung der geehrten Direction im Laufe dieser Woche [ ]" - Die Uraufführung der bereits 1835 für einen Komponistenwettbewerb geschriebenen und später überarbeiteten D-Dur-Symphonie kam zu Lebzeiten Nicolais nicht mehr zustande.

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        MILLER'S PLANTERS' & MERCHANTS' ALMANAC For the Year of Our LORD 1849: ... Calculated by David Young, for the States of Carolina and Georgia

      Charleston, S. C.:: Published and Sold, Wholesale and Retail, by A. E. Miller. Printed by Miller & Browne, Broad-street.. [1848].. 8vo. 8-1/8" x 5". 1st printing (Drake 13364). No copies found on OCLC. Unpaginated, though 48 pp. Untrimmed. Unopened.. Printed self-wrappers, sewn.. Age toning & foxing to paper. Still, a VG - VG+ copy.. Contents: Eclipses; Mason and Dixon's Line; Calendar of Feasts, Festivals, and other days; Ephemeris of the Planets Geocentric Places; Officers of the Federal Government of the U.S.; Ministers, Com. Agents & Consuls of the U.S.; Federal Courts; InspectorsÊof Steamboats; Commissioners of Deeds in South Carolina; Foreign Ministers and Consuls in the U.S.; Free Schools in South Carolina; Free Schools in Charleston; Members to Congress from South Carolina; Civil and Military Officers of South Carolina; Courts of Law and Equity of South Carolina; Civil Officers of South Carolina; Members of the Legislature of South Carolina; Officers of the Government of Charleston Neck; Civil Officers of the District of Charleston; Charleston Savings Institution; Notaries in Charleston District; Police of the City of Charleston; The Banks [of South Carolina]; Charleston Post Office; Custom House in Charleston; Charleston Chamber of Commerce; Charleston Insurance, South Carolina Railroads; South Carolina Military Schools; Trustees of the South Carolina College; LunaticÊAsylum at Columbia, S.C.; Medical College of the State of South Carolina; High School of Charleston; Charleston Cotton Factory; etc.Ê . T.p. with typographical border.

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        Historical Record of the Sixteen, Seventeenth, Eighteenth, Nineteenth and Twentieth Regiments of Foot

      Parker Furnivall & Parker, London 1848 - Includes 16th or The Bedfordshire Regiment of Foot / 17th or The Leicestershire Regiment of Foot / 18th or The Royal Irish Regiment of Foot / 19th or The First Yorkshire North Riding Regiment of Foot / 20th or The East Devonshire Regiment of Foot - an account of the formation of the regiments and their subsequent services to 1848. Half bound in red leather with red cloth boards; five raised bands, black title labels and gilt decoration to spine. Top edge gilt. Rubbing and slight wear to extremities. Evidence of possible previous repair/restoration to spine. Volume is tightly bound, contents are clean. This is a lovely volume containing the histories of five regiments. pp xxviii + 45 + xix + 56 + xxxvi + 91 + xxx + 40 + xix + 79.

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        A sketch of the origin and progress of steam navigation from authentic documents.

      Taylor Walton and Maberly London 1848 - First edition. Small 4to., [viii], iv, 140pp., this copy presented to Robert Gardner by the author, additional pictorial lithographed title, 16 full-page lithograph plates, illustrations in text, contemporary brown morocco gilt by Remnant, Edmonds & Remnants, covers with gilt borders, spine in six compartments, gilt lettered direct in second and fourth, others richly gilt, large pictorial gilt device to upper cover, raised bands, all edges gilt, tiny waterstain to lower margin of last few plates, occasional light spotting, a fine copy. A most attractive example of this scarce treatise. Woodcroft was passionate about steam engines and was responsible for saving Stevenson's Rocket for the nation and also for the founding of the Science Museum. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MELIBOEUS-HIPPONAX. THE BIGLOW PAPERS, Edited, with an Introduction, Notes, Glossary, and Copious Index, by Homer Wilbur [pseudonym]

      Cambridge: Published by George Nichols,. 1848. Octavo, pp. [1] 2-8 [9] 10-12 [i-v] vi-xxxii [1] 2-163 [164: blank], flyleaves at front and rear,. original decorated brown cloth, front and rear panels stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold and blind, bottom edge untrimmed, yellow endpapers.. Just a hint of rubbing to spine ends, a fine copy; the copy of the. SECOND SERIES has a touch of sunning to spine panel (inevitable with. this purple cloth), but is otherwise a fine copy. The two volumes. enclosed in cloth folders and quarter brown crushed morocco slipcase.. A handsome set of this American literary and political high spot.. (#95374). First edition, first printing. [With] MELIBOEUS-HIPPONAX. THE BIGLOW PAPERS. SECOND SERIES... Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1867. 12mo, pp. [1-4] [i-iii] iv [v] vi-lxxx [1] 2-258 [259-260: blank], flyleaves at front and rear, original decorated purple cloth, front and rear panels stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold and blind, brown coated endpapers. First edition, first printing, trade format (2500 copies). "Out of all the writings of James Russell Lowell, the two series of BIGLOW PAPERS, joining wit, highly skillful writing, and a passionate devotion to liberty and country, may be regarded as his most distinctive contribution to the literature of his time" - DAB. BAL 13068 (binding A, no sequence established) and BAL 13126. Grolier Club, One Hundred Influential American Books Printed Before 1900 #57.

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        La Cuisine Ordinaire

      Paris: E. Brière, 1848. Fourth Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition. Full contemporary cloth, light wear. Styled the fourth edition since it followed the third of Carême's Le Cuisinier Parisien. A few plates mis-folded and a few with wear and darkening at the edge, old stamp to title. 2 volumes in 1. xi, 388, 408, (6), 35, (4), LXVIII, 12pp. 9 folding plates of table settings and one of entremets. Cagle 119, Vicaire 148. It bundles Beauvilliers' great L'Art de Cuisinier with works on bouillons and potages and another on mets froids and entremets both by Carême and works on milk, coffee, tea and chocolate by Brillat-Savarin. Most of the sections with separate titles, one with a nice engraving of a kitchen. Size: 8vo. 2-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: CAT000189.

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        Bett's Family Atlas South Eastern Australia [with] Betts's Map of the Gold Regions of Australia

      London:: John Betts,. 1848 &1855.. A pair of maps of South eastern Australia, showing the area pre- gold discovery and post- gold discovery. The first map, South eastern Australia, published in 1848, shows New South Wales extending from Farquhar Inlet down to just below Bateman Bay, with Victoria named Australia Felix, and with an inset at the upper left, Plan of Adelaide, and "Continuation of South Australia inset at lower left. The number 43 on a small paper label at the lower right corner of the map. 15 x 12 1/2". The second Betts map (of the gold regions), is a re-issue of the South Eastern Australia map and shows much new detail. It was separately published for the use of arriving gold miners to Victoria and New South Wales and was referred to as a six penny map. New South Wales now extends from Farquhar Inlet all the way down to Cape Howe. Australia Felix is there, but with Victoria printed below. Gold regions & the shoreline are outlined in color, and relief is shown with hachures. With many topographical notes for the use of prospectors ("poor vegetation and water scarce"), and the river system north of the Darling with much more detail, up to "R. Condamine". Inset of "Port Philip District" and "Continuation of the South Australian Coast Westward." The Port Phillip District inset with many areas highlighted in yellow for gold, and with the city of Melbourne laid out. Rex Nan Kivell Collection Map NK 2456/111; Tooley p25, no 171. Price sixpence in lower right margin, with 2 old folds. 14 3/4 x 12 1/2". Very good condition.

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        Flora Prussica.

      Abbildungen sämmtlicher bis jetzt aufgefundener Pflanzen Preussens. Dritte verbesserte und vermehrte Ausgabe. Königsberg, Verlag der Universitäts-Buchhandlung, 1848. Royal-8vo. pp. 57, with 241 lithographed plates, of which many partly handcoloured. Later half cloth (a bit rubbed). Nissen BBI, 1231. The work was only issued with partly handcoloured plates. 3 editions were published. Christian Gottlieb (1788-1871) was a German botanist and high school teacher at Königsberg.

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        CHIVALRY' & 'VOICES Of The PAST' [in] PICTORIAL NATIONAL LIBRARY. A Miscellany of Science, Art, and Literature. Volume I. July to December, 1848. Volume II. January to July, 1849.

      William Simonds, 1848 - 1849, Boston: - Volume ilustrated with cuts & plates. Alger an icon of the influential 19th C Rags-to-Riches tale, who authored over 100 novels, achieving over 20,000,000 copies published, who is perhaps best remembered today by his 'Peter Parley to Penrod' story, Ragged Dick, which was first published in 1867. These two pieces herein constitute Alger's first 2 appearances in print, when but a lad of 17. Gilt bright. Square & tight. Light wear @ the tips. Period poi [dated Sept 1849] to ffep. A Nr Fine copy. Dark brown cloth binding with gilt stamped spine & gilt device to each board. AEG. Tall 8vo. 10" x 6-1/2". 1st appearance of Alger in print & Alger's first published poem (Bennett, pp. 258, 261; Gardner, pp. 481, 486). 1st volume edition of the PICTORIAL NATIONAL LIBRARY. 2 volumes in 1: iv, [7] - 308; iv, [9] - 312, [2 (blank)] pp. Alger's work: 'Chivalry', pp 123-124 [March '49) & 'Voices', p. 275 [June '49]. Text printed double column. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LETTER

      Otsego Hall, Cooperstown, 1848. Fine. Dated Jan. 23rd, 1848. Hand written by Cooper and signed J. Fenimore Cooper with a flourish. The subject of this letter is the weather and in particular successive cold seasons followed by successive warm seasons.

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        TO THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES [caption title].

      Washington: C.W. Fenton, [ca. 1848]. - Broadside, 19 x 12 inches. Printed in three columns of dense text. Light foxing, primarily to top edge. Very good. Description of the design of the Washington National Monument, with an announcement from the Washington National Monument Society that construction has commenced with the laying of the cornerstone on July 4, 1848. Though the importance of memorializing George Washington had been recognized shortly after his death - Samuel Blodgett's broadside of 1801 aimed to accomplish the very same - it was during the 100th-year anniversary of his birth that gave renewed impetus to the attempts of the American people to celebrate his life and accomplishments. Inspired by his loyalty, patriotism, and selfless leadership during and after the Revolutionary War, concerned citizens gathered in 1833 and formed the Washington National Monument Society, the sole purpose of which was to erect a fitting monument Washington's name. By 1836, Richard Mills had been chosen as the architect; but under heavy criticism of the design as well as the estimated cost, the project halted until 1848, when President Zachary Taylor laid the first cornerstone and construction finally began. By 1854 donations ceased, and the project was once again stalled and it was not until 1884 that Washington saw its monument complete. The present broadside describes the proposed monument in great detail, giving exact specifications for all its measurements and edifices. "This Design embraces the idea of a grand circular colonnaded building 250 feet in diameter, and 100 feet high, from which springs an obelisk shaft 70 feet at the base and 500 feet high, making a total elevation of 600 feet. . In the centre of the Monument is placed the tomb of Washington, to receive his remains, should they be removed thither, the descent to which is by a broad flight of steps lighted by the same light which illumines his statue." Of course, Washington remained buried at Mt. Vernon even after the Monument was finished. A handsome document describing the grand memorial to our Founding Father.

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        Chronicles of England, France, Spain, and the Adjoining Countries : from the Latter Part of the Reign of Edward II to the Coronation of Henry IV / by Sir John Froissart ; Translated from the French Editions.... With Variations and ... (Truncated)

      London : William Smith, 1848, Hardback, 1st Edition in this formFull Book Title: Chronicles of England, France, Spain, and the Adjoining Countries : from the Latter Part of the Reign of Edward II to the Coronation of Henry IV / by Sir John Froissart ; Translated from the French Editions.... With Variations and Additions from Many Celebrated Mss. by Thomas Johnes to Which Are Prefixed a Life of the Author - [Complete in 2 Volumes]Finely bound both in the original red Morocco; professionally and very synpathetically re-spined. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and uniform tooling to the compartments . An uncommonly good example of a now frustratingly scarce set. ; 0 pages; Subject: Hundred Years' War, 1339-1453. Burgundy - Flanders - France - History - House of Valois, 1328-1589. Great Britain - History - 14th century. Other names; Bradbury & Evans. Notes: Title within ill. Col. Border. Language: English ; French.

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        Memoria historica sobre la revolucion de Chile

      Imprenta Europea, Valparaiso 1848 - 456 pag+VI prefacio. Se considera una obra clásica para la comprensión de la independencia de Chile En cuero completo de Nils Navarro [Attributes: First Edition]

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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.

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        Sinks of London Laid Open: a Pocket Companion for the Uninitiated, to Which is Added a Modern Flash Dictionary Containing all the Cant Words, Slang Terms, and Flash Phrases Now in Vogue. with a List of the 60 Orders of Prime Coves... . ... (Truncated)

      Duncombe, London, 1848, Hardback, First EditionFull Book Title: Sinks of London Laid Open: a Pocket Companion for the Uninitiated, to Which is Added a Modern Flash Dictionary Containing all the Cant Words, Slang Terms, and Flash Phrases Now in Vogue. with a List of the 60 Orders of Prime Coves... . .. the Whole Forming a True Picture of London Life, Cadging Made Easy, the He-She Man, Doings of the Modern Greeks, Snooking Kens Depicted, the Common Lodging House Gallants, Lessons to Lovers of Dice, the Gaming Table Etc.Publisher's pebble-grained cloth, particularly good. Slightest suggestion only of dust-toning to the spine bands and board edges. An exceptionally well-presereved example. Scans on request. ; 131 pages; Description: 131 p., [1] folded leaf of plates : ill. Subject: London (England) -- Social life and customs. London (England) -- Description and travel. Vice. Notes: Embellished with humorous illustrations by George Cruickshank. The frontis is a folding pub scene in color and is particularly well preserved. Highly uncommon and scarce in this condition.

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        Dombey and Son

      London: Bradbury and Evans,, 1848. Dealings with the Firm Dombey and Son Wholesale, Retail, and for Exportation. Octavo. Bound without half title by Bayntun in half green calf, gilt lettered red label and gilt decoration to spine, marbled boards and endpapers, all edges gilt. Engraved frontispiece, vignette title, and 42 plates by H. K. Browne. Minor rubbing to edges, overall an excellent copy. First edition, bound from the original parts, with the stab-holes visible. A handsomely bound copy with the extra portraits of Little Paul, Florence, Alice, and Edith.

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        CARLISMO, HISTORIA DE LA VIDA PUBLICA Y PRIVADA DE CARLOS D. LUIS DE BORBON

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Madrid. 17x12. 1848. 248Pag+4h. Segunda Edicion corregida y aumentada considerablemente. Rarissima Obra de Carlismo. Ref 8.5 Biblioteca A.

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        Scenery of the White Mountains: with sixteen plates, from the drawings of Isaac Sprague

      Boston: Crosby, Nichols & Company, 1848. Folio. (16 7/8 x 12 1/2 inches). 16 lithographed plates by F. F. Oakley's Litho. or S. W. Chandler & Bro. Litho. after Isaac Sprague. (Light dampstain along bottom edge). Original green cloth, upper cover with gilt-blocked decorative vignette containing the title, rebacked to style using matching cloth A classic series of landscape views in New Hampshire and Maine. The lithographed plates comprise: 1) The White Mountains; 2) Mount Crawford; 3) The Notch of the White Mountains; 4) The Lower Cascade of the Notch; 5) The Gate of the Notch; 6) The Falls of the Amonoosuck; 7) The Granite Cliffs of the Falls (two views on one plate); 8) The Franconia Notch; 9) Profile Mountain at Franconia; 10) The Profile Rock; 11) The Basin, in Lincoln, N.H.; 12) The Flume, in Lincoln, N.H.; 13) Nancy's Bridge; 14) Mt. Crawford, from the Notch (two views on one plate); 15) Mount Washington (two views on one plate); and 16) Mt. Washington, over Tuckerman's Ravine. Howes O1; Sabin 56387.

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        Scenery of the White Mountains: With Sixteen Plates, from the Drawings of Isaac Sprague

      Boston / Cambridge: Little & Brown / George Nichols. 1848. First Edition. Hardcover. Rebound in green cloth preserving the original front panel decorations and lettering. With sixteen lithographed plates each with explanatory text. Very mild scattered foxing, light toning to pages. A very good copy. Howes O1. Sabin 56387. ; Folio .

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        Scenery of the White Mountains: with sixteen plates, from the drawings of Isaac Sprague

      Crosby, Nichols & Company, Boston 1848 - (16 7/8 x 12 1/2 inches). 16 lithographed plates by F. F. Oakley's Litho. or S. W. Chandler & Bro. Litho. after Isaac Sprague. (Light dampstain along bottom edge). Original green cloth, upper cover with gilt-blocked decorative vignette containing the title, rebacked to style using matching cloth A classic series of landscape views in New Hampshire and Maine. The lithographed plates comprise: 1) The White Mountains; 2) Mount Crawford; 3) The Notch of the White Mountains; 4) The Lower Cascade of the Notch; 5) The Gate of the Notch; 6) The Falls of the Amonoosuck; 7) The Granite Cliffs of the Falls (two views on one plate); 8) The Franconia Notch; 9) Profile Mountain at Franconia; 10) The Profile Rock; 11) The Basin, in Lincoln, N.H.; 12) The Flume, in Lincoln, N.H.; 13) Nancy's Bridge; 14) Mt. Crawford, from the Notch (two views on one plate); 15) Mount Washington (two views on one plate); and 16) Mt. Washington, over Tuckerman's Ravine. Howes O1; Sabin 56387. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Scenery of the White Mountains: With Sixteen Plates, from the Drawings of Isaac Sprague.

      Little & Brown / George Nichols, Boston / Cambridge 1848 - Rebound in green cloth preserving the original front panel decorations and lettering. With sixteen lithographed plates each with explanatory text. Very mild scattered foxing, light toning to pages. A very good copy. Howes O1. Sabin 56387. ; Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Téhéran.

      S.n. 1848 - - 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. - 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. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        M?moires d'un page de la cour imp?riale (1804-1815)

      Boule, 1848, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust JacketSize: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall. Text is in French. Text clean. Small number written lightly on front free endpage. Spine cocked. Pages tanned. Boards bumped and worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Marbled boards sunned and rubbed. Paper title on spine tanned and chipped with writing. Closed tears and fraying to edges of boards. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 128445.

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        Narrative of events in Borneo and Celebes, down to the occupation of Labuan: from the Journals of James Brooke, Esq. Rajah of Sarawak, and governor of Labuan. Together with a narrative of the operations of H.M.S. Iris. In 2 volumes.

      London: John Murray, 1848,. lg. in-8vo, XVII + 385 p. + 9 illustrations on plates (incl. front-portrait & 1 tinted lithogr.) + 3 folded maps & charts (1 coloured) / XI (+1) + 395 p. (+1) + 16 p. publisher's list of books + 9 illustrations (5 tinted lithogr. incl front) + 2 folded maps & charts, some mild foxing at the beginning, otherwise a clean, complete copy, small legacy stamp on first free fly + small bookseller's ticket 'Sharland..Southampton', original publisher's pictorial red cloth, gilt image of a pirate ship on the upper boards and the gilt Sultan's seal on the lower boards, spine remounted, fine copy.. Very rare first edition. Both volumes bindings restored, complete.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        Reihe: "Die Revolutionen der Gegenwart"]. Sammelband mit 6 Publikationen zur Revolution 1848.,

      Berlin, Gustav Hempel, 1848 - 16,5 x 12 cm. *Enthält (in der Reihenfolge der Bindung): 1. Frankreichs Revolution von 1848. Vollständige Geschichte derselben. 208 Seiten und 2 Porträts. - 2. Amtliche Berichte und Mittheilungen über die Berliner Barrikadenkämpfe am 18. und 19. März. (= Die deutschen Bewegungen im Jahre 1848, I. Preußen - Supplementheft), 64 Seiten. - 3. Schleswig-Holstein. Uebersichtliche und getreue Darstellung der jetzigen Ereignisse daselbst, nebst Geschichte und Beschreibung des Landes. 125 S., 1 Karte. - 4. Die deutsche Revolution im März 1848. 199 (1) Seiten. - 5+6. Die Berliner März-Revolution. Nebst allen darauf bezüglichen Actenstücken, Proclamationen, Documenten, Verhandlungen etc. Herausgegeben von Mitkämpfern und Augenzeugen. 2 Hefte. 102 S. + S. 103-178, Mit 2 lithogr. Tafeln. - Papierbedingt teils stärker gebräunt, sonst ordentlich erhalten. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 800 Halblederband der Zeit mit Rckentitel (Rücken etwas beschabt).

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        Sketches of the Last Naval War

      London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, , 1848. Translated from the French... by The Hon. Captain Plunkett, R.N. 2 volumes in 1, octavo. 9 folding battle plans. Light browning, otherwise very good in the publisher's green embossed cloth, just a little rubbed and mottled. First Edition. Surprisingly impartial account, essentially a Life of Nelson, originally published in the Revue des Deux Mondes. Jurien de la Gravière entered the navy in 1828 at 16, during the Crimean War he held a command in the Black Sea; in the Second War of Italian Independence he conducted a close blockade of Austrian ports on the Adriatic; and was in command of a squadron during operations against Mexico in 1861. In 1871 he became director of charts, and remained on the active list until his death in 1892. He wrote a number of naval historical works and was elected to the Académie Française in 1866.

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        Die Keilinschriften und das Alte Testament [bound with] Chrestomathie Ottomane : precedee de tableaux grammaticaux et suivie d'un glossaire turc-francais [bound with] Die Erfreuung der Geister von 'Omar Ben-Suleman

      [Giessen : J. Richer'sche, 1872 ; Berlin : Reimer, 1854 ; Leipzig : Vogel, 1848], 1848, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition in this formGood copy in a contemporary binding of green leather-backed, marble boards. Gilt titles and blind tooling to spine. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed as with age. Minor, scattered, marginal foxing. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; Description: 3v. in 1: (vii, 385p., xxxvii, 163p.,, viii, 96p.) : 1 fold. map, 1 fold. table ; 21cm. Subjects: Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc -- Cuneiform inscriptions ; Ottoman turkish language -- Turkish language -- Readers -- Grammar -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc. ; Philosophy, Arab. Languages: German ; French, Ottoman turkish ; German, Ottoman Turkish.

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        Revelations on Cholera, or its Causes and Cure / by Samuel Dickson

      London : C. Gilpin, 1848, Hardback, First EditionNear fine copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 73 pages; Physical desc. : xix, 73 p. ; 17 cm. Subject: Cholera --Great Britain --History --19th century --Cholera --Treatment.

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        Beiträge zur praktischen Chirurgie. Nebst Bericht über die chirurgisch-augenärztliche Klinik der Königlichen Universität zu Halle für die Zeit von 1831-1847.

      - Berlin, Verlag A.Förstner, 1848, Gr.8°, XXXIX, (1), 314, (1), Holzschnitte und vier lith. Tafeln, im Halbleinenband der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe der 'Beiträge zur practischen Chirurgie'. Ernst Blasius beschäftigt sich in diesem seltenen und kostbaren Band vorwiegend mit Fragen der plastischen Chirurgie, insbesondere 'Bildung der Oberlippe', 'Operation der mit Wolfsrachen verbundener Hasenscharte (nebst Bemerkungen über diese Missbildung)' und 'Operatio colobomatis palpebrae'. - - Das Werk ist nicht nur dem 'Andenken Dieffenbachs" gewidmet sondern setzt sich insbesondere mit Dieffenbach auseinander, und so schreibt Blasius in seinem Vorwort folgende Bemerkung: "Ich habe dieses Buch dem Andenken Dieffenbachs gewidmet und wünsche damit nochmals meine hohe Achtung gegen den Mann auszudrücken, welcher mit seiner Genialität den Theil der Chirurgie ausgeübt und cultiviert hat, dessen theoretische und praktische Betreibung meine Thätigkeit zu allen Zeiten am lebhaftesten angeregt hat. Ein Abschnitt dieses Buch enthält eine entschiedene Opposition gegen Dieffenbach gerade in demjenigen Theile der operativen Praxis, in welchen derselbe am meisten geglänzt hat, in der chirurgischen Praxis; ich schrieb dies, als noch Niemand von Dieffenbachs Tode eine eine Ahnung haben konnte, ich schrieb die Opposition dem Lebenden gegenüber; über die Verfahrungsweisen eines Verstorbenen würde mein Urtheil zwar nicht anders ausgefallen, aber vielleicht hier und da anders ausgedrückt worden sein.". - First Edition. Blasius was one of the most active German practioners of plastic surgery in the 19th century, developing, and or improving operations for reconstructing the nose, ear, lip, cheek, mouth and eyelid, as well as methods for removing scars and repairing defects of the genitals. He recommended against using remnants of the old nose or the hairy scalp in rhinoplasty, and attempted to create mucous membrane linings for his new noses by transplanting pieces of the upper lip. Three of the four plates in his "Beiträge" illustrate plastic operations - rhinoplasty, cheiloplasty and the removal of contracted scar tissue from the neck. Scare - Zeis 484 (6 Einträge). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Five Years in Kaffirland; with sketches of the late war in that country, to the conclusion of peace. Written on the spot

      London: Henry Colburn, first edition , 1848. 2 volumes. ix and 306 pages; vii and 370 pages. 2 views, 1 map. Later quarter calf with blue cloth sides and red leather labels, the labels are slightly chipped. Mrs Ward's husband was a captain in the 91st. Her book is the best eye-witness account of the War of the Axe.

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        The Gleaner from August 7 1847, to January 30 1848 Volume 1 .

      Sydney, printed by Robert Barr, 1848. First edition:pp[4], 388. 8vo, bound in full red morocco, stamped in gilt and blind, spines raised in compartments, gilt decorations and lettering. In a matching cloth slipcase. The first 26 issues of this periodical issued with a title page and Index. The editor was William Boyce of the Wesleyan Mission. The journal deals with Christian matters both in Australia and overseas, and also in general colonial news - immigration, communications between Australia and England, shipping arrivals and departures, visits from overseas dignitaries, pastoral and agricultural news, as well as some poetry and prose. Ferguson 4771.

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        A Geographical Dictionary; Or Gazeteer Of The Australian Colonies: Their Physical And Political Geography. Together With A Brief Notice Of All The Capitals, Principal Towns And Villages; Also Of Bays, Gulfs, Mountains, Population And General Statistics. Illustrated With Numerous Maps And Drawings.

      Sydney, W. & F. Ford, George Street. (c-1848). the date of publication on the title page has a small piece pasted over it stating London: Effingham Wilson, Publisher, Royal Exchange. (This most likely for copies that were to be sold in London). First Edition; 8vo; pp. xvi, 440 last page blank; two frontispieces; folding map of Australia and 22 lithograph maps with outline colouring, list of books consulted, list of subscribers names; contemporary full leather calf binding, ribbed spine, title on red panel. marbled endpapers, marbled page edges; back-strips ornate gilt, gilt rectangles on both boards, ornate gilt design to edges of boards; bound without advertisements, endpapers and first few pages lightly foxed, bookplate on front endpaper; minor bumping to corners and edges; leather has a few minor marks, otherwise a very good bright copy. The book contains very early comments on gold, both in ore and sand, at Mount Disappointment Victoria. Chapters on Aborigines include whites being reincarnations of their own people, burial rites. Several pages on Boyd Town including various recommendations from Ship Captains, listing on Adelaide Port includes directions to sail a safe course steering by Mount Lofty which has had the trees cut off from its summit and warnings of Shoals. Descriptions of St. Kilda, River Yarra is called the Yarra Yarra with waterfalls, pop. of Melbourne given as 17,333; Geelong, 3870; and Portland 2267; Sydney pop. includes sexes and religions, folding map has divisions of Central South Australia, Central North Australia, Endrachts Land, De Witts Land, North Australia and Van Diemens Land and much more. Does not contain the ads. Ferguson 4949.

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        Travels in Siberia: Including Excursions Northwards, Down the Obi, to the Polar Circle, and Southwards to the Chinese Frontier. (2 Volumes)

      Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London 1848 - Full leather contemporary bindings, with gilt decorated spines, marbled edges and matching endpapers. xi, 495; ix, 536 pgs. Folding map at the end of volume 2. Contemporary gift inscription to the first blank page of volume 1 and bookplates to the front pastedown endpapers of each volume. Weakened outer hinge at the top of vol.1. This is the first English edition of Erman's scientific travels through Siberia. The American edition; Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1850, does not include the map of this edition. An excellent, clean set. Additional photos available if required. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hand-Atlas sämmtlicher medicinisch-pharmaceutischer Gewächse oder Naturgetreue Abbildungen und Beschreibung der officinellen Pflanzen mit Berücksichtigung aller officiell eingeführten Pharmakopöen für Pharmaceuten, Mediciner und Droguisten.

      Herausgegeben von einem Vereine Gelehrter. Jena, F. Mauke, 1848. 8vo. pp. xxx, (480), xvi, with 240 handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, spine with 3 raised bands and gilt lettering. Rare first edition. Although at least 7 editions have been published, all must have appeared in small numbers, as this work is very seldom offered for sale. This edition consists of 30 parts; the titlepage bears the imprint: "Erster Theil", but the work is absolutely complete. Locally slightly spotted, but else a good copy of this attractively illustrated atlas.//cf. Nissen BBI, 53 (listing the 5., 6. & 7. edition only!); not in Pritzel.

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        The Dodo and its Kindred; or the History, Affinities, and Osteology of the Dodo, Solitaire, and other extinct birds of the Islands Mauritius, Rodriguez, and Bourbon.

      Reeve, Benham, and Reeve, 1848, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, First EditionSize: 25cm x 31cm, (10 pages) - 142 pages - (12 pages, Catalogue), errata slip, 18 plates of which 13 lithos, 2 hand-coloured, one folding. COMPLETE. FIRST EDITION. Cover is lightly rubbed, rebacked. Some light foxing to a few plates, light dampstaining at the bottom of a few plates at the end. Otherwise inside pages and plates are in very good condition, unmarked and tight. SCARCE. 25cm x 31cm. Photos available upon request. Anker 486; Sitwell 145; Wood, p. 585 ("the standard work on the subject"); Zimmer, p. 606, Livre

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        Narrative of events in Borneo and Celebes, down to the Occupation of Labuan:

      London, John Murray,, 1848. From the Journals of James Brooke, Esq. Rajah of Sarawak, and Governor of Labuan. Together with a Narrative of the Operations of H.M.S. Iris. 2 volumes, octavo. Original red embossed cloth, title gilt to spines, gilt block of the seal of the Sultan of Borneo to lower boards, and of a pirate prahu, or proa, to the upper boards. Lithographed portrait frontispiece to vol. I, single-tint lithograph frontispiece to vol. II, 5 single-tint lithograph and 11 wood-engraved plates, 5 folding maps, one of them coloured, in all. Armorial book plates of [Lt.-Col.] Sir Edward Baker Baker to the front pastedowns. Light browning, one lithograph a little hygroscopically damped, slightly rubbed, Volume I neatly rebacked with the original spine laid down. An attractive set. First edition of this key source for the biography of Sir James Brooke (1803–1868), army officer and first raja of Sarawak, the epitome of the British romantic "orientalist" and one of the icons of early Victorian imperialism. Mundy accompanied Sir Thomas John Cochrane to Borneo in 1846, where, in co-operation with Brooke, he was engaged for the next six months in a brilliant series of operations against the Borneo pirate tribes described in detail here, punishing "the Brunei pirates by destroying their forts and other buildings" (ODNB). Mundy took formal possession of Labuan on 24 December 1846. The spirited illustrations, from Mundy's own drawings, include his visit to the Sultan of Brunei, the capture of Brunei, and other of the expedition's actions, together with the signing of the Treaty of the Cession of Labuan, the track charts include track charts of Brooke's yacht Royalist in the Gulf of Boni; and of HMS Iris off the coast of "Borneo Proper," including an inset of the capture of Brunei.

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        Notes of a Military Reconnoissance, from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri, to San Diego, in California, Including Part of the Arkansas, Del Norte, and Gila Rivers; AND, Report of Lieut. J. W. Abert; AND, Cook's March from Santa Fe; AND, Journal of Johnston

      Wendell and Van Benthuysen., Washington 1848 - FIRST EDITION. House of Representatives Edition which proceeds the Senate edition. Title page mistakenly lists Emory as "Lieut. Col.". Original dark brown cloth with paper label title "New Mexico, and California, by Emory, Abert, Cooke, and Johnston". Contains some scuffs and nicks. Right spine edge is loose. Pages are age-toned and stiff with a few foxed. Includes wonderful pen and ink drawings in fine condition. Two fold out maps and three maps of battles in California with the Mexicans. Large fold-out map with 5" tear from inner margin affecting the map, "The Territory of New Mexico, 1846-47"; 67 plates. Page 454 misprinted as 754. 614pp. Overall GOOD minus condition. Extreemely scarce first edition. Damp staining to bottom corner throughout. Previous owner's notes on first page from 1929. Includes the reports of J.W. Abert and Philip St. George Cooke. Together they summarize the activity of the U.S. Army to the west of Santa Fe after the capture of New Mexico by the Army of the West. The first folding map is Philip St. George Cooke's "Sketch of Part of the march & Wagon road of Lt. Colonel Cooke, from Santa Fe to the Pacific Ocean, 1846-7." This shows the route of the Mormon Battalion from Santa Fe to the Gila River. The other, "Map of the Territory of New Mexico," was compiled by Lieutenants Abert and Peck after the conquest of New Mexico. Both are important contributions to western cartography. Abert's report includes material on the Indians of New Mexico and their languages. The Abert report also includes all of his views of New Mexico, the best group of early New Mexico views published. Wagner-Camp is in error in its collation of this edition, mistakenly calling for only forty plates, plus those of the Abert report. William Hemsley Emory (September 7, 1811 -- December 1, 1887) was an United States Army officer and surveyor of Texas. Emory was born in Queen Anne's County, Maryland, on his family's "Poplar Grove" estate. He attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, and graduated in 1831. Assigned as a second lieutenant, he served in the Corps of Engineers until he resigned from the service in 1836 to pursue civil engineering, but he returned to the service in 1838.During that same year, he married a great-grandaughter of Benjamin Franklin, Matilda Wilkins Bache of Philadelphia. The couple would have three children. During his second stint in the army, he was successively promoted from lieutenant to captain and finally to major. He specialized in mapping the United States border, including the Texas-Mexico border, the United States-Canadian border(1844–1866) and the Gadsen Purchase (1854 -- 1857). In 1844, Emory served in an expedition that produced a new map of Texan claims westward to the Rio Grande River. He came to public attention as the author of the Notes of a Military Reconnaissance from Fort Leavenworth in Missouri to San Diego, California, published by the Thirtieth United States Congress in 1848. This report described terrain and rivers, cities and forts and made observations about Indians, Mexicans, primarily in New Mexico Territory, Arizona Territory and Southern California. It was and is considered one of the important chronicles and descriptions of the historic Southwest, particularly noted for its maps. Emory was a reliable and conscientous cartographer. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Moyen Age et La Renissance: Histoire et Description Des Moeurs et Usages, Du Commerce et De l'Industries, Des Sciences, Des Arts, Des Litteratures et Des Beaux Arts En Europe (5 volumes)

      Paris: Administration, 5 Rue Du Pont De Lodi. First Editiion. Quarter Leather. Fine. 4to - over 9¾. Book. 1848 to 1851. All first editions. Illustrated with numerous color chormolithographic plates. Gilt-stamped linen with red morocco spines, gilt fleur-de-lys emblems on spine, raised bands, edges all gilt. Other than minor soilage to boards, tight, exquisite copy of this lavishly illustrated history.

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        A Life Of William Shakespeare; Including Many Particulars Respecting The Poet And His Family Never Before Published

      John Russell Smith 1848 - Professionally rebound in quarter calf, cloth sides, new handmade end papers. Blind spine with many cuttings and photos relating to Shakespeare added throughout, making this a very unique copy, added circa late 19th century. Red spine label with gilt lettering. Internally tight, bright and clean. Very minor markings to early pages. A scarce and very unusual copy. When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 1168g. (YBP Ref: 265/4 15) Size: 8vo - over 73/4" - 93/4" Tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Baden vom Gesellschaftshaus",, ORIGINAL BLEISTIFT-VORZEICHNUNG zur Lithographie (Schefold "Alte Ansichten aus Baden" Nr. 20424 - "Baden vom Gesellschaftshaus. R. de Herzer del. T. Blanchard lith. Imp. de Lemercier à Paris)

      Baden-Baden 1848 - montiertes Blatt L. Portikus des Conversationshauses; r. Musikpavillon, dazwischen Ausblick auf altes und neues Schloss; vorn reiche Staffage von Kurgästen. Lith. 20 x 30,5 - Aus: R. de Herzer, Bade et ses environs Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 0

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        Publisher's Prospectus

      1848. "Would it Not be Well for All of us to Become Lawyers, So That We May Come in for a Share of the Spoils?" [Legal Publishing]. Indiana Law Reporter. Richard Randall. [Publisher's Prospectus for the Constitution and Laws of Indiana and the Indiana Law Reporter]. Jeffersonville, IA, [1848]. 12-1/2" x 7-1/2" broadside. Light toning, faint horizontal fold lines, a copy of tiny spots, otherwise fine. * Issued to salesmen, this is a prospectus and subscription form for two titles published by Randall, the Constitution and Laws of Indiana, a handbook, and the Indiana Law Reporter, a monthly publication. Both titles are aimed at laymen. The prospectus displays an intense antipathy to lawyers and plays on the popular ideas of self-reliance, the shrewdness of the common man and upward mobility. The annotation for the Constitution and Laws states: "As the Lawyers seem to have all the honors and emoluments of office thrust upon them would it not be well for all of us to become Lawyers, so that we may come in for a share of the spoils?" "[F]or only 25 cents [this book] will give you enough law at least to teach you how to prevent the Lawyers from getting their fingers in your pocket. (...) EVERY MAN, who claims the title of FREEMAN, ought to understand the Constitution and Laws by which he is governed. (...) Many of our eminent Statesmen have risen from the humblest stations in life, to greatness and dignity. Most of them, in fact, were born in our Buckeye cabins, and were nurtured in the forests of nature." It also plays on the desire to save money. The description of the Indiana Law Reporter notes that "an acquaintance with the Law, and with the necessary forms of drawing up instruments of writing, may save you hundreds if not thousands of dollars." We found no information about Richard Randall or his books. It is quite possible that his venture failed. It is equally possible that he was a confidence man, a predecessor of the present-day internet scammer.

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