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        Dombey and Son

      Bradbury and Evans, London, Eng. 1848 - xvi, [2], 624 p.: frontispiece, added engraved title page, and 38 additional leaves of plates; 22 cm. The First Edition in book form, with the Bradbury & Evans imprint dated 1848 on the added engraved title page. A lovely Bickers & Son full polished calf binding with six spine compartments between raised bands. Red morocco label in the second compartment reading: Dombey and Son. Black morocco label in the third compartment reading: Charles Dickens. Small red morocco label at tail of spine bearing publication date: 1848. Gilt-tooled ornamentation in the other four compartments. Gilt-ruled borders and corner rosettes on both boards. Gilt-rolled ornamentation on edges of both boards, with gilt-tooled ornamentation continuing on the turn-ins. All page edges gilt. Grey endpapers, with small binder's stamp on verso of front free endpaper. No half title. First edition points include: in the added engraved title page vignette, Capt. Cuttle's hook is on his left arm; on p. xv there is no page entry for the frontispiece and vignette, nor are there quotation marks around "the Party" in the second entry; on p. 14, ten lines up, "aint" has no apostrophe; on p. 26, line 11 has "fidgetty"; on p. 40, "shewed" and "shew" are found for "showed" and "show"; and on p. 582, the last line has no period. An early issue with a two-line errata listing following the list of plates, and with the word "Captain" spelled "Capatin" on the last line of page 324. Smith I:8. In Near Fine condition: joints, ends of spine, and raised bands are lightly rubbed. All 38 internal plates are present. A beautiful copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        DOMBEY AND SON. Extra Illustrated

      Bradbury and Evans.London,1848. FIRST EDITION,Bound from the parts.8vo.Extra illustrated with the two sets,of 4 and 8,seperately published engravings by Hablot K.Browne,featuring portraits of Edith, Little Paul, Florence and Alice.The second series shows full length portraits of the other leading characters, Dombey, Miss Tox, Mrs. Skewton, Mrs. Pipchin, Old Sol & Cap'n Cuttle, Old Joe, Sir!, Polly, and Miss Nipper.Without Errata leaf.1st state text points,including"Shewed" and "shew" on p.40, "capatin" on p.324,and "if" missing from p.426,among others.Also illustrated with 40 engraved plates by Browne (including Frontis and extra,illustrated title page showing Captain Cuttle's hook incorrectly on his left arm).Very good copy with the usual browning to the edges of plates but still generally a nice copy.Small amount of fraying to the fore edges of two gatherings that had sprung and have at some time been re-inserted.Light offsetting to the reverse of the half title from title page.Finely bound in attractive early half red calf.Spine with raised bands,fully tooled in gilt.Tan label,gilt.Compartments ruled and decorated in gilt.Marbled paper on boards and endpapers.Previous owners bookplate on front paste down endpaper.Edges of binding rubbed and bumped and boards a bit worn but still overall a very good attractive copy.:

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        Dombey and Son

      London: Bradbury and Evans. 1848. First. First edition. First printing. "Captain" misspelled on page 324 as "Capatin." Three quarter red leather with marbled boards, endpapers and page edges, gilt decoration. Illustrated by H.K. Browne. Very good with owner's bookplate on the front pastedown (also a bookplate removed from the front fly verso leaving a glue stain), owner name on preliminary pages, pages foxed, a very light water line on title page edges, cover modestly edgeworn. .

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        DEALINGS With The FIRM Of DOMBEY And SON, Wholesale, Retail and for Exportation

      London:: Bradbury & Evans,. 1848.. 8vo. 1st one-volume edition (BFTP). xvi, 624 pp.. Modern brown half-leather binding executed in a period style, with elaborate gilt decorated spine, red morocco title label in the second spine compartment & marbled paper boards. AEG.. Binding - Fine. Textblock - VG (usual foxing to plates).. 40 steel engraved plates by Phiz [Hablot K. Browne].

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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, London - Half Calf. Thick Octavo. First Edition in book form (scarce early issue). Contemporary half-calf with marbled boards, black morocco label, gilt title. 624 pp., extra illustrated with 40 steel-plate engravings including frontis and engraved title page. Points include: 2-line errata leaf bound after preliminaries, uncorrected "capatin" page 324 last line, lines 5 and 6 from bottom of page 284 have "delight" instead of "joy." The title is also significant as the plate "On the dark road" is the first published example of the "dark plate" mechanical printing process. A very good copy showing the typical age-toning to page edges, some light foxing and minor rubbing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dombey and Son

      Bradbury and Evans, London 1848 - (iii)-xvi, 624pp. Half title. Illustrated with 40 etched plates by Hablot K. Browne ("Phiz") (one of them a "dark plate"), including frontispiece and additional title. 8 1/2" by 5, full tree calf, gilt borders to boards, nicely rebacked in gilt morocco, all edges gilt. Corners slightly worn, part of title on spine rubbed away, scattered foxing and edge-darkening to plates, near fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DOMBEY AND SON.

      Bradbury and Evans. London 1848 - FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (8.6 x 5.8 inches). Bound without the half title otherwise complete, with Errata leaf and all 1st state text points, including"Shewed" and "shew" on p.40, "capatin" on p.324, and "if" missing from p.426, among others. Also illustrated with 40 engraved plates by Browne (including Frontispiece and first state illustrated title page showing Captain Cuttle's hook incorrectly on his left arm). A very good copy with the usual browning to the edges of plates but still generally a nice copy. Finely bound in attractive early half rburgundy morocco. Spine with raised bands. Compartments double ruled and elaborately decorated in gilt. Marbled paper on boards and endpapers.Previous owners neat inked name on front free blank endpaper. Edges of binding rubbed and bumped and boards a bit worn but still overall a very good attractive copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        Dombey and Son

      London: Bradbury and Evans 1848 - Thick 8vo., bound in half morocco with leather labels lettered in gilt, raised bands, ornate gilt spine designs; foxing to title page and illustrations. First edition, mostly first state, with Capt. Cuttle's hook on his left arm and "Capatin" instead of "Captain" on the last line p. 324. A handsome copy of a significant Dickens publication [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DOMBEY AND SON.

      Bradbury and Evans, London 1848 - Marbled boards. Brown leather spine labels with gilt borders. New brown endpaper. Bound without half-title. Forty illustrations by H.K. Browne (Phiz) including frontispiece and vignette title-page. Eight-line errata page bound behind the list of plates. Plates are generally clean, some peripheral foxing, vignette title-page slightly more than others. Contains most first issue points as noted in Smith 8; including Captain Cuttle's hook on his left hand in vignette title-page and plate facing p.238. This copy was bound from the original parts with stab holes easily identified. This Dickens title also contains the first example of a so-called dark plate and is found on p.547. This is also the first time that Browne created some horizontal illustrations for a Dickens work (five appear in Dombey and Son). Originally appeared in twenty numbers, bound in nineteen monthly parts, from October 1846-April 1848. The book form was first published on April 12, 1848. 624pp. Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dombey and Son

      London: Bradbury and Evans. 1848. First. First edition, later issue. Lacks half-title (as usual), with 8-line errata page, and the following issue points: in the title-page vignette, Capt. Cuttle"s hook is on his left arm; p. xv, 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"; "Capatin" instead of "Captain" last line p. 324; p. 582, the last line has no end period. Thick octavo. Forty illustrations (including frontispiece and title-page vignette) by Browne ("Phiz"). three-quarter calf and marbled papercovered boards. Bookplate of Henry Lomax Gaskell, some light foxing, spine rebacked with some mild restoration to covers, a sound, very good copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Dombey and Son,

      Bradbury & Evans, London 1848 - Frontispiece, engraved title and 38 full page plates by H. K. Browne ('Phiz'). 12-line errata slip tipped to list of plates. Contemporary half polished calf, marbled paper boards, endpapers and edges. Spine ornately gilt in an intricate design of leaves, flowers and ornaments, enclosing a red leather lettering piece, gilt. Engraved tp and frontispiece show faint foxing, but all other plates crisp and bright, including the 'dark' plate at p. 547. A fine copy in nice binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dombey and Son

      Bradbury and Evans, London 1848 - First edition, later issue. Lacks half-title (as usual), with 8-line errata page, and the following issue points: in the title-page vignette, Capt. Cuttle"s hook is on his left arm; p. xv, 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"; "Capatin" instead of "Captain" last line p. 324; p. 582, the last line has no end period. Thick octavo. Forty illustrations (including frontispiece and title-page vignette) by Browne ("Phiz"). three-quarter calf and marbled papercovered boards. Bookplate of Henry Lomax Gaskell, some light foxing, spine rebacked with some mild restoration to covers, a sound, very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Jocelyn

      Gosselin-Furme-Pagnerre 1848 - Journal trouvé chez un Curé de vilage. 424 pages, format 180x260, texte complet avec Variante de l'Epilogue Percaline bleue ; plats et dos gauffrés et richement ornés(voir photos), polychomie :Or ,Argent, Rouge et Vert. Tranches dorées. Etat: Pages de garde ,couleur jaune partiellement oxydée Léger manque (1/2 cm)du décor dans la partie inférieure du dos. Dans l'ensemble, ouvrage en très bon état,Interieur très frais, pas de taches de rousseur. OUVRAGE TRES RARE DANS CETTE EDITION. Nombreuses gravures : Têtes de chapitres,et pleine page en hors texte [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pseudostoma Borealis (The Camas Rat) [Plate 142]

      Philadelphia: J.T. Bowen, 1848. unbound. very good. Folio quadruped print. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Page measures 21" x 26.75". From First Imperial Folio edition of J.J. Audubon's "Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America". Minor overall wear and some chipping to edges. John James Audubon (1785-1851) was an American naturalist, painter and ornithologist who did extensive field work studying birds before painting them. By the late 1830's, he was planning a new book on the viviparous quadrupeds of North America. Audubon was assisted by many family members in this enterprise including his two sons. Please visit our gallery for more Audubon prints.

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        A Tribute for the Negro: being a Vindication of the Moral Intellectual, and Religious Capabilities of the Coloured Portion of Mankind

      Manchester: William Irwin, 1848. First Edition. Leather. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Deluxe edition with two extra (twelve total) full-page engravings with tissue-guards. xxv, 564 pp plus 2 pages of advertisements. Black morocco with gilt decorations and lettering. All edges gilt. Text printed within an engraved border. Expertly rebacked with original spine laid down. Corners strengthened. Refreshed endpapers. Edges of first and last two leaves archivally repaired. Occasional light marginal dampstain. An important anti-slavery work that argues for the intellectual capabilities of blacks. Includes excerpts from works by people of African descent combined with a collection of short biographical sketches and portraits.

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        Evangeline, a Tale of Acadie. Sixth Edition.

      Boston: William D. Ticknor & Company, 1848 - Duodecimo. Original dun cloth, title gilt to spine, large gilt floral wreath to the centre of both boards contained within blind panelling, cream surface paper endpapers. A little rubbed, head and tail of the spine chipped, short split at the head of the upper joint, hinges a little cracked, light toning, but overall very good. Sixth edition, one year after the first. This copy inscribed on the front free endpaper, "Sarah Butler from her friend, Fanny [Kemble,] December 25th/'45," and with the Butler Place bookplate to the front pastedown. Sarah was Fanny Kemble's elder daughter, named for her aunt, the great tragedienne Sarah Siddons. When Kemble's abolitionism forced her separation from her plantation-owning husband Pierce Butler, her daughters remained in his custody. In 1848 she was touring England, in an attempt to rehabilitate her career, when she was " summoned to America, where her husband filed divorce proceedings on the grounds of desertion; batteries of expensive lawyers were hired on both sides, but Butler finally agreed to a settlement without the formality of a trial, to prevent revelation of evidence extremely embarrassing to him. It was a long and bitter divorce, but it was settled with surface amicability; Fanny was to have $2500 a year and access to the children, who were to live with their father. Butler tried every stratagem to keep from fulfilling the conditions, to the extreme pain of Fanny, who resumed her maiden name." (ODNB) An extremely emotive piece; a Christmas gift, inscribed in the midst of a highly-contested divorce, by a mother to her 13 year-old daughter, "her friend." A number of passages have been marked in the margins in pencil, including these lines; "Talk not of wasted affection, affection was never wasted;/ If it enrich not the heart of another, its waters, returning/ Back to their springs, like the rain, shall fill them full of refreshment " [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        MITCHELL'S NATIONAL MAP OF THE AMERICAN REPUBLIC OR UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA. TOGETHER WITH MAPS OF THE VICINITIES OF THIRTY-TWO OF THE PRINCIPAL CITIES AND TOWNS IN THE UNION.

      Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, . 1848 - Wall map, 39 x 49 inches, full period color. Surrounded by thirty-two small maps of individual American cities. Expertly repaired, backed with modern linen, trimmed in maroon cloth, on contemporary rollers. Some creasing, toning, and staining, but overall in very good condition. The fifth edition of an important wall map of the United States, following editions of 1843, 1844, 1845, and 1846. Along with thirty-two small maps of individual American cities, there are two important additional inset maps, which appeared first in the 1846 version: "Map of Oregon Territory" (shown encompassing Oregon and Washington) and "Map of the State of Texas." The change in the Oregon Territory inset is significant, in that the inset on the 1846 edition showed Oregon going north into Canada, while the present inset shows Oregon Territory constrained by the boundaries of the Treaty of 1846. Texas includes virtually all of present-day New Mexico. Another two additional inset maps ("Map of the North- Eastern boundary of the United States According to the Treaty of 1842" showing the Maine-Canada boundary, and "Map of the Southern part of Florida") are carried over from earlier versions of the map. There are also two population tables. As with all of Mitchell's early maps of the United States, the main map extends no further west than the 95th meridian (eastern Texas). Due to the tremendous territorial growth west of the 95th meridian brought about by the Mexican War (1846-48), the map was discontinued after 1850. The map, engraved by J.H. Brightly, also appeared at least once (1843) in a pocket map format, with the thirty-two town plans on a separate sheet. Not in Phillips' MAPS, which lists the 1843 edition. The present map is significantly different in size than the 1848 Mitchell wall map described in Rumsey 2300. An important map showing territorial gains made in the Mexican War.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Discursos políticos sobre la legislación y la historia del antiguo reino de Aragón

      Imp. S. Vicente, Madrid 1848 - 4º, 512 p, 1 hoj. Impreso en buen papel, con grandes márgenes. Plena piel, lomo y planos decorados en oro. Cortes dorados. Ruedas doradas en cejas. Guardas de seda. Demostración de la falsedad de la fórmula atribuida al juramento político de los reyes de la Corona de Aragón, citada por Francisco Hotman, historia crítica de la legislación aragonesa y de su codificación, y examen de los diferentes códices y diversas clases de juramentos reales. Historia. Corona de Aragón. Legislación. Cortes catalanas. History. Crown of Aragon. Legislation. Catalan Corts.

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        The PERPETUAL ALMANACK; or, Gentleman Soldier's Prayer Book: Showing how one Richard Middleton was taken before the Mayor of the City he was in, for using Cards in Church during Divine Service

      [London]:: Catnach, Printer, 2, & 3, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials.. (n. d.).. 14-7/8" x 9-9/16". Ca 1820s. Single sheet, printed recto only.. Some edgewear & soiling, with some rash to upper right. Old paper. backing to sheet. A VG copy of a rare item.. Chatto, in his "Facts and Speculations on the Origin and History of Playing Cards" [1848], states that the pack of cards has served as Ã’moral monitor, and help to devotion. The most popular, and best known, of such devotions, or rather applications, is the entitled Ã’The Perpetual Almanack; or, Gentleman-Soldier's Prayer BookÓ É. noting its first publication believed to be Brussels, 1778, with many subsequent editions, usually in chapbook format. Chatto goes on to quote the entire text of the piece, stating his source as this very Catnach broadside. OCLC records 2 institutional holdings, neither in the United States. . Illustrated with 2 woodcuts under the mast-head title, each 2-1/4" x 3-1/8". Illustrative border of playing cards [45 cards total, plus an emblem in each of the lower corners].

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        Album romantico con 35 grabados ingleses del siglo XIX. Diversos autores y titulos. ( Coqueteria española,Alrededores de Almeria,Daphnis y Cloe,Valldemora Mallorca, etc )

      L artiste - piel algo rozada, buena conservación en general algunas manchas del tiempo. Siglo XIX, hacia 1848. 0 págs.

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        Registres de l'Hôtel de Ville de Paris pendant la Fronde suivis d'une relation de ce qui s'est passé dans la ville et l'abbaye de Saint-Denis à la même époque. Pub. pour la S.H.F.

      À Paris, Chez Jules Renouard, 1846-1848, - 3 vol. gr. in-8, XXIV-474 pp., XII-459 pp. et 512 pp., index, demi-veau cerise, dos à nerfs orné (reliure de l'époque). Petites épidermures.Bel exemplaire avec ex-libris armorié du comte Renouard de Bussière.

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        Historia Universal y Moderna, Escrita En Frances Por El Conde De Segur y Traducida al Español Por Don Alberto Lista. Tomo 8

      Mariano Galvan, México 1848 - Con correciones, notas y adciones. Segunda edición. Con nuevos aumentos en la historia de varios paises, y muy considerables en la de la República Mexicana y adornada con láminas finas litográficas. Imprenta de Santiago Pérez. 11 tomos y 1 suplemento [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Chants et Chansons Populaires de la France. Nouvelle edition. Notices par Dumersan. Accompagnement de Piano par H. Colet. Illustrations par MM. E. de Beaumont, Boilly, Daubigny, Dubouloz, E. Giraud, Meissonnier, Pascal, Staal, Steinheil, Trimolet. Three Vol. withChansons Populaires des Provinces de France. Notices par Champfleury. Accompagnement de Piano par J.B. Wekerlin. Illustrations par MM. Bida, Bracquemont, Courbet, Ch. Jacque, Ed. Morin, et al. One Vol.

      Garnier FreresBourdilliat et Cie. [1848] and 1860, Paris - New Edition of the first three volumes with the first edition of the 4th volume all four volumes bound in 2. Lg. 8vo; handsomely bound in contemporary 1/2 red morocco and marbled boards, spine paneled, gilt decorated, title gilt, some rubbing to extremities, hinges of Vol. II starting, generally very good. Each volume illustrated with engraved frontispiece (etching). Each song with 2 pp. explanatory text plus 4 pp. of engraved lyrics surrounded by engraved vignettes plus 2 pp. engraved musical score. Vol. I - Chants Guerriers et Patriotiques Chansons Bachiques Vol. II - Chansons et Chansonnettes Chansons Burlesques et Satiriques Vol. III - Chansons Choisies Romanies, Rondes et Complaintes Vol. IV - Chansons Populaires des Provinces de France Noels, Chansons de Mai, Ballades, Chansons de Metiers, Chansons de Mariees. Volume IV with Notice par Champfleury, Accompagnement de Piano de J. B. Wekerlin. Illustrations par MM. Bida, Bracquemond, Catennacci, Courbet, Faivre, Flameng, Francais, Fath, Hanoteu, Ch. Jacque, Ed. Morin, M. Sand, Stall, Villevielle. The first edition of the first three volumes of this work was published by H. -L. Delloye/Garnier Freres, 1843. This 1848 edition was a reprint with changes and substitutions, notably substituting La Marseillaise by Rouget de Lisle for the opening song in Volume I. Page size: 27.5 x 20 cm. Vicaire II, 246-247. Brivois, pp. 94-96. Ray, Art of the French Illustrated Book, 232. See an Image. [Attributes: 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)

      Administration, 5 Rue Du Pont De Lodi, Paris - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell

      Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia 1848 - First American edition of the authors' first book. Original pale green boards, rebacked, with original spine label preserved. Pencil name, label is a little tanned, some soiling and small stains to the boards, and some modest foxing, still a pleasing about very good copy of a fragile little volume. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Signed Manuscript Confession: Three American Men Pilfer the Grave of Francisco Pizarro, 1848.

      1848 - Callao, Peru, 1848. Manuscript Document in English, 1 page. Folio. Double leaf, measuring approximately 22cm x 32cm. Previously folded into envelope form, addressed to a wealthy merchant in Philadelphia. Signed in the original by the three thieves, and dated 10 January 1848. Indication of moisture to small segment of right edge, otherwise in excellent condition, beautifully preserved, clean and bright. In this document two parties reveal the crime which took place January 1847, disclosing the fact that a bribe was necessary to enter the vault even just to see the body, and describing the state of the body, followed by a rather disturbing and unabashed confession of their violation to the cadaver. Clearly the two parties felt justified in their actions, although having the keenness to distract the guard would indicate a sensitivity the error of their ways. A third party witnesses the brazen occurrence. Mr. S. Brolasky (1815-1891) would be the unsuspecting recipient of the parcel, purportedly containing this letter, together with a piece of dry flesh from Pizarro's leg. An innovative and enterprising business man who accumulated great wealth, he regularly perused the papers for news of the wrecking vessels on the Atlantic coast, to sell recovered items, thus a segment of Pizarro's remains would have been of great interest to him indeed! He was known as a merchant of dry goods in Philadelphia, making large auction purchases of cloth, though also engaged in real estate and other transactions. Evidently he was often involved in lawsuits. Highly interesting is an article published 10 August 1891 in the New York Times (not included here), 83 years later, describing dismemberments to the body of the deceased conquistador, as well as the absence of his armour. The article presents information published in several contemporary Peruvian newspapers at the time that Pizarro's remains were being removed from the vault under the cathedral altar, to be placed in the chapel of viceroys in the same cathedral. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Etherization; With Surgical Remarks. By John C. Warren, M.D. Emeritus Professor of Anatomy and Surgery in the University at Cambridge; Surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital; Honorary Member of the Medical and Chirurgical Society of London; Corresponding Member of the Royal Academy of Medicine at Paris, and of the Academies of Naples, Florence, etc.

      Boston William D. Ticknor & Company 1848 - First Edition in Original Cloth WARREN, M.D., John C. Etherization; With Surgical Remarks. By John C. Warren, M.D. Emeritus Professor of Anatomy and Surgery in the University at Cambridge; Surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital; Honorary Member of the Medical and Chirurgical Society of London; Corresponding Member of the Royal Academy of Medicine at Paris, and of the Academies of Naples, Florence, etc. Boston: William D. Ticknor & Company, 1848. First edition. Twelvemo (4 3/8 x 7 3/16 inches; 111 x 182 mm). [4], [i]-v, [1, blank], [1, half-title], [1, blank], 100, [4, Publisher's ads], [2, blank] pp. Without front free endpaper. Publisher's full brown cloth, decoratively stamped in blind. Gilt lettering on the spine. Former owner William Glen's bookplate of front pastedown. Head and tail of the spine chipped. Otherwise a very good copy. "Warren's Etherization provides a fascinating account of the early use of sulphuric ether in surgery, including a detailed description of the epochal first operation using anesthesia, which he performed on Octo-ber 16, 1846." (The History of Surgery in the United States, 1775-1900, Rutkow, 23). "[Etherization gives]the results derived from a year's experience of this agent, and from over two hundred cases in which it was used, or its employment witnessed, by Warren. It forms a neat little volume of one hundred pages, and gives an account of the operations of importance in which it had been used. At the hospital and in private practice, it had continued to be used with uniform success." (The Life of John Collins Warren vol. 1 387). Sabin 101475. HBS 64562. $2,500 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Substantial collection of letters and other documents (about .4 linear feet) to and from the family that included Angelo Ferreira Diniz. All on paper, in Portuguese.

      Rio de Janeiro, Coimbra, etc., , @dated 1790, 1795, and 1816-1848. - Written in ink, in a variety of small, legible hands. About 696 leaves. 4° (with some 8º and some scraps), @ Occasional small stains. Ink on a few leaves has eaten through paper, but overall very good condition. ---- The letters and documents in this collection are from one of the many Portuguese families that spanned the Atlantic, with members in Portugal and Brazil. The family members are Angelo Ferreira Diniz and his brother Francisco, their parents Sebastião Ferreira da Rosa and Theresa d'Assumpção Vieira, and possibly others as yet unidentified. Together these papers offer an extraordinarily detailed glimpse of the family members' lives, including political opinions, business transactions, illnesses, and family events. The collection includes about 203 leaves of itemized accounts of expenses stitched together into booklets. Most date to 1816, others from 1819, 1824-1825, 1827-1828, and 1829-1831.Of the other 493 leaves, a few pages are merely doodles (sketches of people and animals) and a few more are English exercises ("Do the boys open the books? Yes, They opens theire grammar for they wich to work and to prepare theire lesson.") But by far the bulk of the collection consists of densely written letters on both sides of quarto- and octavo-sized sheets.Angelo Ferreira Diniz (1768-1848) was a native of Rio de Janeiro. After studying at the Seminário Episcopal de S. José in Rio, he left his home and family for Coimbra in 1790, receiving his degree in medicine in 1799. During the French invasion he continued to treat patients at the hospital there. In 1812, along with José Feliciano de Castilho and Jerónimo Joaquim de Figueiredo, he founded the @Jornal de Coimbra, which he continued to help edit until 1820. Ferreira Diniz taught medicine at the University of Coimbra for more than 30 years, until 1834 when he and more than 45 colleagues were dismissed by a Carta Regia "pelos principios politicos que professavam, ou pela sua incapacidade" - i.e., because they opposed the new constitutional government. Ferreira Diniz retired to a farm in Rios-Frios, and although he returned to Coimbra in 1843, he did not occupy any public office. A street in Coimbra is named in his honor.---- On Angelo Ferreira Diniz, see Innocêncio I, 71, and VIII, 65; Sacramento Blake I, 87; also @Grande Enciclopédia XI, 194.

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        Borneo and The Indian Archipelago. With Drawings of Costume and Scenery. [ FINE CHOICE SUPERB MOROCCO BINDING]

      Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans,, London 1848 - Quarto. viii, 232pp. Coloured frontispiece, illustrated additional title, lithographic tissue guarded plates [tinted] numerous woodcuts [slight spootting]. Finely Bound Full Period Crushed Burgundy Morocco raised bands, six finely ornate gilt compartments, gilt ruled to decororative borders, gilt tooled edges and double gilt rult turn-ins. A.E.G. yellow endpapers, Binders ticket. Bookplate.[Frank Samuel Marryat, [1826-1855] Late Midshipman of H.M.S. Samarang, surveying vessel.] [ Including Brunei, Hong Kong, Korea, Japan and the Philippines.] [Abbey Travel 549], Rare Fabulous Choice Copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        L'AMI DU PEUPLE EN 1848 (an premier de la Republique reconquise) par F. V. RASPAIL - 13 giornali introvabili come da distinta , Paris, Au bureau du journal, 1848

      formato giornale medio cm. 32 x 45. Ogni esemplare è di due sole facciate con qualche strappetto ma senza mancanze di testo che è in in lingua francese. Di questo mitico giornale molto importante e rarissimo (sono presenti soltanto pochi numeri in alcune biblioteche "europee", possediamo questi 13 esemplari dei quali segnaliamo numeri e date. 1 - 27 fevrier 2 - 28 fevrier 3 - 12 mars 4 - 16 mars 5 - 19 mars 7 - 26 mars 8 - 30 mars 9 - 02 avril 10 - 06 avril 12 - 13 avril 13 - 16 avril 14 - 20 avril 18 - 04 mai. il lotto viene offerto, per ora solo in blocco

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        Porträt. Halbfigur nach viertelrechts. Getönte Lithographie von C. Schubart.,

      Mannheim, Steindruckerei S. Bühler, (wohl 1848). - Blattgröße ca. 39 x 31,3 cm - Bildgröße: 30 x 24 cm. *Sehr seltenes großformatiges Bildnis des bekannten badischen Revolutionärs. - Diepenbroick, Porträt-Katalog Nr. 10996: "Schön". - Friedrich Hecker war Rechtsanwalt und Politiker aus Eichtersheim im Kraichgau (Baden). Er war der führende radikaldemokratische Revolutionär in den Staaten des Deutschen Bundes, insbesondere während der ersten Phase der Badischen Revolution im Rahmen der deutschen Revolution von 1848/49. In Baden war er in dieser Zeit einer der populärsten Redner und Agitatoren der Revolution. Der Heckerhut wurde das Zeichen des bürgerlichen Aufstands in Baden. Nach der Niederlage der Revolution 1848/1849 emigrierte er in die USA wo er eine Farm erwarb und bewirtschaftete. - Die weißen Ränder leicht gebräunt, insgesamt gut erhalten. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1000

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        An American Dictionary of the English Language Containing the whole vocabulary of the First Edition in two volumes quarto; the entire corrections and improvements of the Second Edition in two volumes royal octavo

      Springfield, MA: George and Charles Merriam. Good with no dust jacket. 1848. 1st Merriam Edition. Hardcover. Hinges started, 2" head chip, worn. Solid oversize hardcover. Marbled endpapers. ; Inscribed copy for Brown professor of rhetoric and English literature William Gammell from the Merriams! Signed "Prof W Gammell - With the respectful regards of G & C Merriam." Subtitle concludes: ... to which is prefixed An Introductory Dissertation on the origin, history, and connection, of the languages of Western Asia and Europe, with an explanation of the principles on which languages are formed. First Merriam Edition of Webster's Dictionary. A scarce association copy of this classic of the American English language forwarded by the Merriams.; 1367 pages; Signed by Associated .

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        1848-1853 14 Vols BULWER LYTTON leather bound + Frontis

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

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        Northanger Abbey and Persuasion

      Richard Bentley, London 1848 - Two titles bound in one volume (11 x 16.8 cm). Half calf over marbled boards, red and green gilt morocco title labels, gilt compartments, marbled endpaper, all edges marbled. 440 pages; Engraved frontis and title page by Pickering and Greatbatch, dated 1833. A handsomely bound copy of this SCARCE edition showing typical foxing to free endpapers and just very light general wear. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sketches in North America and the Oregon Territory.

      London: Dickinson & Co., 1848 - Large folio; approx. size of the binding: 14 in. x 21 1/4 in., title-page; rare dedication page (to the Hudson's Bay Company); pp. [1]-5. Illustrated with 20 colored lithographic views, on 16 sheets. These include: The American Village (Oregon City), Buffalo Hunting on the Western Prairies, Fort Vancouver, Fort George (Oregon), Fort Garry (Winnipeg), and the map. This is the rare issue with the colored "Sketches in North America and the Oregon Territory" plates; in most copies these are lightly tinted in monochrome. The outline map shows routes in red and blue. In the original pebbled dark green cloth binding, with gilt lettered titling on the front cover: "Warre's Sketches in North America." Professionally re-backed. An impressive, fresh, clean copy, much better than usual. "Made in 1845, when war between England and the United States over the Oregon boundary seemed imminent, this trip by Capt. Warre across the northern Rockies to Puget Sound must have had some military purpose a better fate attended the views he had painted and were here magnificently reproduced; they remain the only western color-plates comparable in beauty to those by Bodmer accompanying Maximilian's Travels. The dedication forming prelim. pages 3 and 4 was not issued in all copies." Howes, p. 615, W-114; Sabin 101455; Wagner-Camp 157. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Original Watercolor of a Hummingbird for Les Oiseaux Les Plus Remarquable

      France 1848 - Edouard Traviès (1809-1865) Original watercolor with black chalk for Les Oiseaux Les Plus Remarquables France, 1848 Signed and dated lower left 11” x 9”; 16 1/2” x 12” framed The work of Edouard Traviès represents a pinnacle in French ornithological illustration, and his original work is exceedingly rare. Natural history, as a descriptive pursuit bent on identifying new species, demanded detailed illustrations. The minute precision of Traviès’ work places him with the best of France’s scientific artists. Traviès was born in Doullens, in the Somme district of France, in March 1809, the younger brother of the caricaturist Charles Joseph Traviès de Villier (1804-1859). Throughout his career he concentrated on natural history subjects, both in watercolor (he exhibited regularly at the Paris Salon between 1831 and 1866) and lithography. Unlike a number of his contemporaries, he was an artist both with the brush and on stone. These exquisite watercolors were created for what is undoubtedly his greatest published work: Les Oiseaux Les Plus Remarquables par leurs formes et leurs coleurs. Scenes variees de leurs moeurs & de leur habitudes. published simultaneously in Paris and London circa 1857. The illustrations describe the species of birds native to Central and South America, and all show the birds in association with flowering plants indigenous to their habitats, such as orchids and passion flowers. Traviès’ original watercolors were reproduced as both engravings and lithographs, which are considered among the best portraits of birds ever painted. The artist rendered the backgrounds fully, incorporating foliage, flowers, butterflies, and architectural features, as well as incidental details such as dogs, figures hunting, as well as the birds themselves, all with considerable charm. No printed version, however, approaches the profound quality and assurance with which the artist rendered these watercolors. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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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

      Wendell and Van Benthuysen, DC 1848 - The first issue of this essential cornerstone of Western Americana, being Senate Executive doc. #7, 30th Congress, 1st Session. Here, Emory is still a Lieutenant Colonel. This version does not include the Abert and Cooke reports, or the folding maps that accompany them. It does have the large folding map of the river basins, which stands as the earliest accurate cartography of the whole region, and one of the most ambitious maps ever made. The condition is remarkable; overall a solid very good. The whole is rebound in gray-blue cloth, with a handsome black leather title piece added. Lacks the original prelims, so starts with p. 1, the title page. Plain plastic interleaves have been added to protect the litho plates, and this adds some thickness to the book. The plates, like the text, show light to moderate foxing occasionally; many are perfectly clean. There are 40 plates in all; 2 of battle plans may be missing, or possibly were never present. The map is in the best condition I have ever seen, for any map this old. It is worst a little rumpled, but unfoxed and untorn, even in the double-folds where these maps always tear. The quality and texture of the paper assures me that this is indeed the original map. 416 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        NOTES OF A MILITARY RECONNAISSANCE FROM FORT LEAVENWORTH, IN MISSOURI, TO SAN DIEGO, IN CALIFORNIA, INCLUDING PARTS OF THE ARKANSAS, DEL NORTE, AND GILA RIVERS.

      Washington. 1848. - 614pp. plus two folding maps and sixty-seven plates (three of which are single-page maps). Original cloth, recased, original backstrip laid down with most of printed label retained. Some wear and staining to cloth. Bookplates on front pastedown. Occasional light age toning and foxing. Intermittent stains. Overall a good copy. The House issue of the Emory report, including the reports of J.W. Abert, Joseph Johnston, and Philip St. George Cooke. Together the three 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. This copy of the Emory report lacks his large map, which was not included in all copies of this issue. The first of the smaller maps 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," which 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, as well as all of his views of New Mexico, the best group of early New Mexico views published. Wagner- Camp is in error in the collation of this edition, mistakenly calling for only forty plates, plus those of the Abert report. There are, in fact, more natural history plates. WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI 505, 532. WAGNER-CAMP 148:7. ZAMORANO 80, 33. PILLING, PROOF-SHEETS 1207. COWAN, p.195. GRAFF 1249. HILL 561 (ref). RITTENHOUSE 188. TAXONOMIC LITERATURE 1669. HOWES E145.

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        NOTES OF A MILITARY RECONNOISSANCE, FROM FORT LEAVENWORTH, IN MISSOURI, TO SAN DIEGO, IN CALIFORNIA, INCLUDING PARTS OF THE ARKANSAS, DEL NORTE, AND GILA RIVERS. SENATE, 30TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION. EXEC. NO. 7.

      Wendell and Van Benthuysen, Washington, D.C. 1848 - .[416pgs.].SECOND SENATE ISSUE WITH LARGE FOLDING MAP "MILITARY RECONNAISSANCE OF THE ARKANSAS RIO DEL NORTE AND RIO GILA", (29 1/2" x 64 1/2"). DUE TO THE FRAGILITY OF THE PAPER AND THE DESIRE TO PRESERVE THIS VALUABLE MAP, IT HAS BEEN PROFESSIONALLY BACKED AND NOW STORED OUTSIDE THE BOOK. 43 of 44 PLATES - INCLUDES LARGE FOLDING MAP AND THREE PLANS.Emory's transcontinental expedition provided Americans back east with some of the first images of the Arizona Desert and the Southwest.Pasted on the endpaper is the bookplate of William Elsey Connelley, author of several books including "Wild Bill Cody".Seven appendices, pgs.127-416, include many charts.Rebacked in black cloth with original brown cloth boards.Paper title label on spine.Corners worn.Mild foxing throughout.THIS SENATE VERSION, ALBEIT SMALLER IN CONTENT THAN THE HOUSE VERSION ISSUED IN THE SAME YEAR, IS SCARCE PARTICULARLY WHEN THE MAP IS INCLUDED. 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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. Senate issue: 30th Congress, 1st Session. Executive, No. 7

      Wendell and Van Benthuysen, Washington DC 1848 - 1848 Brown cloth 8vo, 416pp. Featuring 43 plates and the rare large folding map (29.5 x 64.5 inches). Map is in very good condition, though fragile with light edgewear. Volume in about very good condition with cracking to the rear joint and rubbing to the edges, spine label chipped and faded. Otherwise very nice with a tight, firm binding. Rare Senate Issue. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memoir of the Life of Elizabeth Fry

      London: John Hatchard, 1848. Two volumes, octavo, frontispieces, manuscript inscription at front of each volume; very slight spotting, but an excellent set in contemporary maroon morocco, gilt, one hinge neatly repaired. Second revised and enlarged edition of the life of the great Quaker reformer. The work was edited by two of Fry's daughters, and includes many excerpts from her letters and journals. The frontispiece portrait is after an original by Mrs. Charles Pearson, and also features an example of her hand-writing. The Mackaness copy, with his bookplate.

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        Account of the Skerryvore Lighthouse with Notes on the Illumination of Lighthouses

      Adam & Charles Black Ltd, Edinburgh 1848 - 439pp +plates. Engraved frontispiece and 33 engraved plates, some folding. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed and bumped with some fading. Rebacked with original faded spine. Fore margin of frontispiece foxed. not impinging. Some foxing and spotting on other plates [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nord-Amerikas Indianer.

      Stockholm: P.G. Berg, 1848. - 8vo., (10 2/8 x 7 inches). Half-title. Hand-coloured lithographic frontispiece and 22 other plates (some light occasional spotting). Contemporary half brown morocco, gilt (some wear to joints and corners, inner hinges reinforced); modern quarter brown morocco slipcase. Provenance: with the bookplate of Axel Jonsson Jr. on the front paste-down; with the bookplate of Jay T. Snider "Collection of Historical Americana", his sale 21st June 2005, lot 251. First edition of Catlin's works in Swedish. The text is an amalgam of an abridgement of Catlin's "Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians" (1841) and his "North American Indian Portfolio" (1844). George Catlin, an illustrator from Philadelphia, was the first artist to travel widely among the Plains Indians of North America and create an important body of paintings and graphics to illustrate their customs and artifacts. His purpose was both unselfish and romantic. He wanted, and labored unceasingly, to persuade his contemporaries that Native American culture should be honored and preserved. In 1827 he became the first artist to attempt the perilous journey up the Missouri River, and the first to create visual records of his experiences traveling among the Plains Indians of North America. The artist himself best expressed his goal in the preface to the first edition of his celebrated North American Indian Portfolio in 1844: "The history and customs of such a people, preserved by pictorial illustrations, are themes worthy the lifetime of one man, and nothing short of the loss of my life shall prevent me from visiting their country and becoming their historian." Graff 630; Howes C-243; Sabin 11539; Wagner-Camp-Becker 84:14. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Government Gazette of the Province of New Ulster, New Zealand

      Auckland: Printed By Williamson and Wilson, for the New Zealand Government. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1848. First Edition. Hardcover. Moderate rubbing to spine and boards. Small loss of leather at ends of spine (1/2" by 1/4"), and at one corner of front board (3/8").; Volume I, Nos. 1-34. [ii (title)], 5 (index), [1 (blank)], 158 pages + 1 folding chart. Half-leather binding with marbled papered boards. Page dimensions: 323 x 194mm. Includes numerous official Proclamations by George Grey, "Governor-in-chief in and over the Islands of New Zealand, and Governor of the Provinces of New Ulster and New Munster, and Vice Admiral of the same". The folding chart is titled: "Abstract of Cases, disposed of at the Resident Magistrate's Court at Auckland [...]" Pages 15-26 comprise a "List of Men within the Town and District of Auckland, in the Province of New Ulster, liable to serve on Juries for the Year 1848. For each name, their residence and occupation ("Title, Quality, or Calling") are listed. The Gazettes include commerical notices such as numerous tender notices for items such as hay, iron safes, tools for road parties, firewood, gaol and lock-up rations; as well as notifications of land sales; notices for mariners, e.g. "A light is now, and will continue burning, from sun-set to sun-rise, on Swan Island (Banks' Straits)"; a notice for an impounded bullock with "point cut off one horn to prevent it s growing into the eye, brand on rump not legible". In 1841 when New Zealand became a separate colony from the Colony of New South Wales, the territory was divided into three separate provinces. The North Island became the Province of New Ulster. It existed under this name up until the New Zealand Constitution Act of 1852 reorganized the two provinces of New Ulster and New Munster into the six provinces of Auckland, New Plymouth, Wellington, Nelson, Canterbury and Otago. The first printing press in New Zealand was set up by William Colenso in 1835 at Paihia in the Bay of Islands, which makes the Government Gazettes of the 1840's fairly early examples of printing in New Zealand. Provenance: Sir William Martin's copy. "His Honor Chief Justice Martin" inscribed on front endpaper. William Martin (1807?-1880) was New Zealand's first Chief Justice. "In 1846 he was a critic of the British government's instructions to the governor, as showing a disregard for the moral obligations of the Crown under the Treaty of Waitangi." - DNZB (1990).; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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