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      Frankfurt o. V., 1848.. 156 S. Gr. 8° Groß-Oktav Kart.. 1tes Stück, ausgegeben Frankfurt a. M., den 29. September 1848 bis 17tes Stück, ausgegeben Frankfurt a. M., den 5. Mai 1849. Aie Ausgaben sind vollständig. Mit zeitgenössischem Einband. Die Zeitschriften beinhalten Statistiken, Gesetze, Verordnungen, Erlasse, herausgegeben in Frankfurt, bezüglich der provisorischen deutschen Zentralgewalt. Die Ecken sind bestoßen. Die Ecken sind etwas berieben. Die Kapitale sind bestoßen, besonders das untere Kapital. Die Kapitale sind berieben. Die Fußkante des Hinterdeckels hat eine Druckstelle. Die Einbandkanten sind stellenweise etwas berieben. Das Papier ist fleckig. Zwei Blätter hängen an der Kopfkante noch zusammen. sehr guter Zustand

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Boller]
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        The History of England, from the Revolution to the Death of George the Second. In three volumes

      London - Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans et al, 1848. London - Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans et al, 1848 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Three volumes of Smollett's popular History of England. A New Edition. 'Designed as a continuation of Mr. Hume's History'. Featuring an engraved portrait frontispiece. Three of four volumes. Tobias George Smollett (19 March 1721 17 September 1771) was a Scottish poet and author. He was best known for his picaresque novels, such as The Adventures of Roderick Random (1748) and The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle (1751), which influenced later novelists such as Charles Dickens. Smollett began what he regarded as his major work, A Complete History of England, from 1755 to 1757. Revised in 1758, the Complete History was offered for sale in 100 sixpenny weekly pamphlets, and by 28 September 1758Smollett noted with satisfaction that weekly sales exceeded 10,000 copies. Condition: In full calf bindings. Externally, smart with slight rubbing. Internally, firmly bound. Light foxing to the endpapers but otherwise generally clean. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        History of the Discovery and Settlement of the Valley of the Mississippi by the Three Great European Powers, Spain, France, and Great Britain, and the Subsequent Occupation, Settlement, and Extension of Civil Government by the United States, Until the Year 1846

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1848. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1848. Hardcover. Very good. Second edition (first published 1846). Two volumes in contemporary calf with black spine labels, gilt lettering and edges. pp xxiii, 567; xv, 595, with 2 plates, 4 plans, and 3 maps, including the desirable double-page colored map of Texas by W. Kemble. Moderate wear to boards, internally clean and sound. Field (1081): "The first volume is principally occupied with a relation of the French and Spanish discovery of the territory, and the association of the colonial governments of these nations with the Indians, and their wars with the various tribes inhabiting it. Much the largest portion of Vol. II. is devoted to a narration of the Indian wars of the States bordering the Ohio....The work is probably the best of the numerous class of books on the subject of western history." The map of Texas shows the early Texas counties and Mexican empresario land grants, as well roads, topography, and Indian lands. Another double-page, colored map shows the French, English, and Spanish possessions in 1745. Howes M-722; Sabin 49966.

      [Bookseller: Walkabout Books, ABAA]
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        Raccolta Completa delle Poesie Giocose del Dottore Antonio Guadagnoli

      Pisa - Fratelli Nistri, 1848. Pisa - Fratelli Nistri, 1848 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of the works of the nineteenth-century Italian poet Antonio Guadagnoli. 'The complete collection of playful poems of Doctor Antonio Guadagnoli hitherto published, and many others unpublished'. Featuring several illustrated plates. With the armorial bookplate of the city of Vernon, France to the front pastedown reading: 'Vernon Semper Viret' ('Vernon Always Green'). Giovanni Berchet (17831851) was an Italian poet and patriot. He wrote an influential manifesto on Italian Romanticism, Lettera semiseria di Grisostomo, which appeared in 1816, and contributed to Il Conciliatore, a reformist periodical. Condition: In a decorative full morocco binding. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Internally, firmly bound. Generally clean with just the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        "Münchner Freicorps". Gruppenbild.

      . Altkol. Lithographie von Gustav Kraus, 1848, 25 x 36 cm.. Pressler 627. - Das Gruppenbild zeigt in der Mitte den Fahnenjunker mit schwarz-rot-goldener Fahne mit weiß-blauen Bändern, beiderseitig von ihm vier andere Angehörige der Freikorps. - Gering angestaubt, links kleiner hinterlegter Einriss.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        "Gedenk-Blatt der Volksbewegung in München den 9. 10. 11. 12. Febr. 1848. den Hochherzigen Thaten der Bürger u. Studenten gewidmet von G.K.". Flugblatt mit drei Reihen zu je vier Bildern übereinander.

      . Lithographie von Gustav Kraus, 1848, 31,5 x 45,5 cm.. Pressler 549; Maillinger II, 340; Slg. Proebst 1592; Lentner 14565: "Sehr seltenes Krausblatt". - Mit hinterlegten Faltspuren. Breitrandig.

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      London - Edward Moxon, 1848. London - Edward Moxon, 1848 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Poems by Thomas Hood with an engraving of a bust of Hood to frontispiece to volume one. Third edition. Thomas Hood (1799 - 1845) was a British humorist and poet. This is a collection of his serious poems 'made in fulfilment of his own desire. It was among the last instructions to those who were dearest to him. . . 'With a preface to front dated 1846. Previous owner's ink inscriptions to front blanks. Condition: Rebacked in calf bindings preserving original backstrips and boards and with new spine labels. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities, slight rubbing and marks to boards. Front hinge to one volume slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean throughout but with slight foxing to endpapers only. Overall: GOOD.

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        Geographical Memoir upon Upper California, in Illustration of the Map of California

      Washington DC: Wendell and Van Benthuysen, 1848. Washington DC: Wendell and Van Benthuysen, 1848. Senate Issue. 67pp. Octavo [23 cm] Rebound in plain tan boards with the title stamped in black on the front board. Preuss's map is present and in nice condition. The report of this third expedition of Fremont is uncharastically short, due to Fremont's court martial and resignation from military service. Nevertheless, it enjoyed great popularity since the discovery of gold was announced almost simultaneously with its publication. In fact, it is likely that the "El Dorado Gold Region" labels on the map were added at the very last moment before issue.& & The Preuss map contained here is one of the greatest cartographic achievements of the American West and helped to fill in the great unknown of the Great Basin and points farther West. According to Wheat "they constitute the only detailed reports ever made by Fremont on his expedition of 1845-1846; his journals subsequently were burned, and by the time he came to write his Memoirs he had forgotten nearly everything he did not remember incorrectly." & This report & & The Preuss map also was the first to show the Mormon Zion (albeit wrong - the map shows the Mormon settlement at the northern shore of Utah Lake) and the first to use the name 'Golden Gate' in reference to the San Francisco Bay.& & Fremont described the work as follows "The map has been constructed expressly to exhibit the two countries of Oregon and the Alta California together. It is believed to be the most correct that has appeared of either of them; and it is certainly the only one that shows the structure and configuration of the interior of Upper California." With this great map of 1848 John Charles Fremont passes from the Western cartographic scene. Wheat 559. Moffat 17 Wagner-Camp 150:1. Graff 1429. Howes F366

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Protocolle der Verfassungsdeputation. Erster und Zweiter Band (alle 72 Sitzungen) [Bremen 1848/1849]

      Bremen Heyse, 1848/1849.. XXVII+310+XV+306+Errata Seiten 22x14cm, Leinen. Zustand: moderner, heller Leineneinband mit montiertem Rücken. Beide Bände sind eingebunden, und frisch beschnitten (nicht knapp). Band 1 Papier etwas gebräunt und vereinzelt braunfleckig/wasserrandig, Band 2 kaum gebräunt. Bleistifteintrag auf erster Titelseite. --- Inhalt: Protokolle der Verfassungsdeputation. Die Deputation hat eine neue Verfassung erstellt. Mit Register zu beiden Bänden, Verzeichnis der Gesetzentwürfe, Verzeichnis der Unterausschüsse. Schrank1-B5123

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Biebusch]
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        Aufruf an die Juden Deutschland's. Melodie: Knoblauch, Knoblauch, meine Lust. Flugblatt.

      Ohne Ortsangabe, o. J. (ev. um 1848).. 1 Blatt, mit einer Titel-Illustration. kl. 8°, ungebunden.. Wahrscheinlich lithographierter Handschriftendruck. Äusserst seltenes Flugblatt, das hier die Juden aufruft, die damals vorherrschende revolutionäre Zeit der 1848er Jahre zu nützen und sich zu emanzipieren: 1. Strophe "Auf! Ihr Juden allzumal, - (?) und radikal, - Wollt ihr auf Courage hoffen, - Und nicht länger drücken lassen, - dann ergreift Gelegenheit, - Nützt die aufgeregte Zeit". Es folgen 8 weitere Strophen, die immer mit dem Satz enden: Nützt die aufgeregte Zeit, die letzten 2 Zeilen der 8. Strophe variierend: "Auf ! Hebräer, darum schreit: Vivat hoch! die gold'ne Zeit!" Es werden u.a. Marx, Gründl, Friedberg, Ullmann und Werthheim im Text genannt! Die Titelillustration zeigt einen Bürgerwehrmann mit Gewehr und aufgeplanztem Bajonett mit einem bäuerlichen Juden (trotz der pro-jüdischen Schrift hier mit der symptomatischen Hakennase versehen) diskutieren. - Von uns nirgendwo nachweisbar! - Mit leichten Knickspuren, eine Ecke mit Knick, leichter stockfleckig, etwas gebräunt, leichter Druckabklatsch. Wohlerhalten!

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Riepenhausen]
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        Album der Ersten Vereinigten Landstände Preussens.

      Berlin, Literarisches Institut 1848.. Mit farbig lithograph. Titel, typographischem Titel, 2 Textbll., 1 getönten Lithographie (Sitzung der Stände im "Weissen Saal"), 1 doppelblattgr. farb. Karte Deutschlands, 173 lithograph. Bll. (davon 12 Zwischentitel). Dunkelblauer Orig.-Samtband mit Silberfilete, montiertem silbernen Portraitmedaillon in der Mitte und je einen montierten silbernen Preußenadler in den Ecken. 38 x 28 cm.. Aufwendig ausgestattetes Gedenkbuch, vermutlich nur in kleiner Auflage für die Versammlungsteilnehmer gedruckt. Von dem typograph. Titel und den beiden Tetxtblättern abgesehen durchgehend lithographiert; die Tafeln meist mit Handschriftenfaksimiles der Teilnehmer in ornamentaler Bordüre, oft geschmückt mit Wappen und kl. Ansichten von Schlössern und Herrensitzen. Die Zwischentitel für verschiedene Adelsgruppen und die Stände. - Praktisches jedes Exemplar in Bibliotheken und auf dem Antiquariats- und Auktionsmarkt mit einer jeweils anderen Kollation; meist sind die Seiten sehr fehlerhaft und mit großen Lücken bis 677 durchpaginiert, vorliegendes Exemplar hat überhaupt keine Seitenzählung. Auch bei der Einbandgestaltung gab es vom Verlag diverse Varianten, nach Vergleich der digitalisierten Exemplare ist vorliegender der wohl aufwendigst gestaltete (identisch mit dem Einband der Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin). - Untere rechte Ecke mit kleiner Fehlstelle bei der Silberfilete. Ein sehr kleines Stück Eichenblatt von der Bordüre um das Portraitmedaillon ist abgebrochen und liegt bei. Tls. etwas stockfleckig. Insgesamt recht gutes Exemplar der prachtvollen Publikation!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        A Jar of Honey

      Smith, Elder and Co., London 1848 - Superb full crushed morocco (brown) with bold gilt strapwork and flower design on both covers, hearts covering whole of both covers and spine, by De Sauty (signed 'De Sauty' on front turn-in). A wonderful binding by De Sauty (1870-1949), active in Lond from 1898-1923, worked for Riviere & Son as well as the Hampstead Bindery. Binding hinges skillfully repaired, some wear to spine, otherwise near fine and distinctively Art Nouveau binding. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      Imp. de Ramón Martín Indar - Barcelona. 1848, 18x12, IX-238 págs; 151 págs + Tabla. Acompañada de tablas sinópticas de los delitos y faltas; delas penas; y de la aplicación de ellas a los autores de delito consumado, frustrado, tentativa, cómplices y escribidores, tanto si concurren como no circunstancias agravantes a atenuantes para todos los delitos que comprende el código. Sancionado por S.M. en 19 Marzo de 1848. Buen estado de la Obra. Ref 7.4 Biblioteca A [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Mémoires d'archéologie comparée asiatique, grecque et étrusque. Premier mémoire. Sur l'Hercule assyrien et phénicien considéré dans ses rapports avec l'Hercule grec, principalement à l'aide des monuments figurés.

      Imprimerie Nationale,, Paris, 1848 - In-4° (277x220mm), pp. (6), 404, legatura coeva m. pelle marrone con titolo e fregi dorati su dorso a nervi. Piatti marmorizzati, sguardie pavonate. 9 tavv. incise al tratto in fine, di cui le ultime 4 ripiegate e le ultime 2 impresse a colori; le tavole raffigurano una statua con l'equivalente assiro di Eracle, numerosissime monete, oggetti, tavolette, iscrizioni, ecc. Bellissimo esemplare in barbe. Edizione originale di questa importante opera di archeologia e mitologia comparate, nonché di storia comparata delle religioni, qui incentrata in particolare sulla figura di Eracle (l'Ercole romano), confrontata con figure di eroi e semidei presenti anche nella tradizione mitica fenicia (Melqart) ed etrusca (Herkle). In ordine cronologico, questa "premier mémoire" (in cui ricorrono fra l'altro anche frequenti riferimenti numismatici) viene dopo la "second mémoire", che era già apparsa nel 1846. Raoul-Rochette (Saint-Amand, 1790-Parigi, 1854) fu storico ed archeologo a suo tempo assai reputato, successore di Guizot nella cattedra di storia moderna alla Sorbonne e Segretario Perpetuo dell'Académie des Beaux Arts, oltre che conservatore delle medaglie e delle antichità della Bibliothèque Royale. Fra le sue opere: "Histoire critique de l'etablissement des colonies grecques" (Paris, 1815), "Antiquités grecques du Bosphore Cimmérien" (Paris, 1822), "Lettres sur le Suisse" (Paris, 1826), "Mémoires inédits d'antiquité figurée grecque, étrusque et Romaine" (Paris, 1828), "Pompéi" (Paris, 1828), "Cours d'archéologie" (Paris, 1828), "Peintures antiques inédites" (Paris, 1836). Brunet, IV, 1107. Graesse, VI, 25. Quérard, France Littéraire, VIII, p. 98. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gilibert Libreria Antiquaria (ILAB-LILA)]
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        The Year Book of Recreation and Information. In two volumes

      London - William Tegg and Co, 1848. London - William Tegg and Co, 1848 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A mid nineteenth century set of Hone's informative year book, with an interesting provenance in an imposing half calf richly gilt binding. 'Concerning Remarkable Men and Manners, Times and Seasons, Solemnities and Merry Makings, Antiquities and Novelties, on the Plan of the Every Day Book and Table Book, or Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports, Pastimes, Ceremonies, Customs, and Events, Incident to each of the Three Hundred and Sixty Five Days, in Past and Present Times: Forming a Complete History of the Year, and a Perpetual Key to the Almanack'. Featuring 114 engraved illustrations, including a frontispiece to Volume I. The front free-endpapers have the pencil signatures of the Labour politician and writerMichael Foot. Condition: In half calf bindings with marbled boards. Externally, slightly rubbed to extremities, with fading to spines. Internally, firmly bound. Bright, with occasional light foxing. Private ownership labels of Arnold Yates to front pastedowns. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Hudson's Bay: Or Every-Day Life in the Wilds of North America, During Six Years' Residence in the Territories of the Hon. Hudson's Bay Company

      William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh - 1848, 1st privately printed edition. () Very good. [14],328 pp. Octavo. Rebound in full polished calf. Heavily gilt spine. Spine ruled in 6 compartments. Two tone labels for title and author. Gilt rule on front and rear board edge. Marbled endpapers to match. Half title. Mild old tideline through part of the bottom edge of the later part of the text block. A few mild finger smudges. Four full page illustrations including frontis. A number of wood cut illustrations in text. The preliminaries have a few old tape stains where the mock up titles were attached. A.B. 1016 (4TH Edition). Quayle 1a. Account of the Hudson's Bay Company and its posts by a former clerk 1841-47, including description of the area around York Factory. Ballantyne went on to be a very successfull writer of Children's adventure books, many with a northern theme. This privately printed edition is rare and this was the copy used by Mel Hurtig to reprint the book in his Canadiana reprint series. The binding is very attractive. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        Lord Lytton's Novels

      76 - London - George Routledge and Sons and Chapman and Hall, 1848. 76 - London - George Routledge and Sons and Chapman and Hall, 1848 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A set ofsomenovels of Lord Bulwer-Lytton. In five volumes. With an illustrated frontispiece to each volume. Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton PC (25 May 1803 18 January 1873), was an English politician, poet, playwright, and novelist. He was immensely popular with the reading public and wrote a stream of bestselling dime-novels which earned him a considerable fortune. He coined several phrases that would become clichs, especially the great unwashed, pursuit of the almighty dollar, the pen is mightier than the sword, as well as the famous opening line It was a dark and stormy night. Condition: In half calf bindings with marbled boards. Externally, sound though rather rubbed. Internally, firmly bound. Previous owner's inscription to recto of frontis oftwo volumes. Generally bright with light foxing to first and last few pages of three volumes, but otherwise clean. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        The Protestant Reformation in France;

      London - Richard Bentley, 1848. London - Richard Bentley, 1848 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A history of French Protestantism from Anne Caldwell Marsh. First edition. Illustrated with frontispieces and other portraits throughout. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In straight-grained morocco bindings. Externally, smart, though with some wear to the heads and tails of the spines. One joint starting, with two hinges strained. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright, though with some tidemarks and foxing to the plates. Overall: VERYGOOD..

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        Das Buch der Ritterorden und Ehrenzeichen

      Verlag Carl Muquardt Brüssel und Leipzig Erscheinungsjahr 1848. Format 4° ( A 4 ) **Bestellen Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns, so versenden wir innerhalb Deutschlands generell versandkostenfrei** . - Geschichte , Beschreibung und Abbildungen der Insignien aller Ritterorden , Militär - und Civil - Ehrenzeichen nebst einer Auswahl der vorzüglichsten Costüme - ,- 1. Auflage - ,388 S. + 89 ganzseitige Tafeln mit zumeist 4 - 6 handcolorierten strahlend farbigen Abbildungen ( einige Tafeln mit 2 - 4 Abbildungen ) + 9 ganzseitige Tafeln mit handcolorierten strahlend farbigen Costümabbildungen , Originalpappband mit Deckelbild , Deckel - und Rückentitel , beide äußeren Falze abgerieben mit Verlust des Einbandpapiers, durchgängig gering fleckig,die Tafeln sind jedoch kaum betroffen,etwas gelockert,leinengeheftet, insgesamt gut erhaltenen Exemplar = selten !=

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Alfred Tauchnitz]
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        Die medicinische Reform. Eine Wochenschrift, erschienen vom 10. Juli 1848 bis zum 29. Juni 1849

      Berlin Reimer, 1848-1849 (52 Hefte und 1 Extrablatt, alles Erschienene in 1 Bd.).. 4° (27,5:23cm), mod. Halbleinwand, etwas stockfleckig, 272 (statt 276 S. udn 4 S. (Extrablatt); S, 211/12 und 275/76 in Fotokopie ergänzt. seltene Originalausgabe der berühmten Zeitschrift mit dem programmatischen Anspruch, "beim Abräumen des alten Schutts und dem Aufbau der neuen Institutionen thätig zu sein" (Einleitung). Virchow und sein Freund Leubuscher - beide gerade 26 Jahre alt - verstanden sich auch als Teil der allgemeinen Reformbewegung seit der März-Revolution, und nach ihrer Meinung sind "die Aerzte die natürlichen Anwälte der Armen und die sociale Frage fällt zu einem erheblichen Theil in ihre Jurisdiction". Ab der Nr. 27 (5. Januar 1849) ist Virchow alleiniger Herausgeber ("aus rein äußerlichen Gründen"). Die Zeitung wurde eingestellt, als klar wurde, dass die politischen Reformbewegungen gescheitert waren und zudem Virchow in Würzburg seinen Lehrstuhl für pathologische Anatomie nur nach der Zusicherung erhielt, sich seiner früheren "radicalen Tendenzen" zu enthalten. Die "Medicinische Reform" gehört unstreitig zu den wissenschafts- und kulturhistorisch bedeutendsten Dokumenten der Revolution von 1848/49, und zudem ist sie eine der ersten Versuche in der medizinischen Publizistik als Wochenschrift. Sie ist auch deswegen so selten, weil die Auflagenhöhe beispielsweise im 2. Quartal nur knapp über 200 Ex. betrug. - This periodical was the most signifikant publication during the revolutionary developments of 1848-49 to argue for radical medical reform. The reform movement wanted an improvement in the organization of both the medical profession and public health. It advocated the integration of disparate groups of medical practitioners, the integration also of medical education between the different German states, and the development of a scientific medicine based on materialistic principles. To Virchow and Leubuscher, medical reform was, above all, a matter of revolutionary politics. The medical profession had to be concerned with not just medical questions in the narrow sense of the word, but also social and thus political conditions. Very good copy of this scarce opus, two leaves replaced by photocopies

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        Mittheilungen über die in Oberschlesien herrschende Typhus-Epidemie.

      Berlin, R. Reimer, 1848.. 8°. 182, (2) S. Orig.-Broschur.. Rather 39. - Seltene Schrift über den Typhus. - Aus dem Archiv für "path. Anatomie und Physiologie und für klinische Medicin", Band II, Heft 1. - Mit zwei Besitzerstempeln. Papier durchgehend stockfleckig. Broschur angestaubt und knitterfaltig.

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      Boix Editores - Madrid. Por G. H. G Jahr. 1848. Modo de preparar los medicamentos homeopáticos y de administrar la dosis. La obra esta completa, editada en españa con la preparación y terapéutica de todos los medicamentos. 339pag. 20x13,5. Ref-9.1 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Greek Testament

      Oxford - John Henry Parker, 1848. Oxford - John Henry Parker, 1848 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A mid-nineteenth century edition of Burton's translation of the Greek Testament. Bound in the original cloth with gilt lettering and stamped decorative borders. Direct from the library at Newton Hall, the 18th century country house and estate in Northumberland, with a pencil shelfmark to the front blank. Newton Hall became the home of author Samuel Edward Widdrington, formerly Cook. Third Edition, Revised. In Greek with English translation. Edward Burton (17941836) was a Church of England clergyman and theologian who published widely on Greek and Latin literature, his first work being the superintended publication of some of Charles Lloyd's works. As professor, he attacked unitarianism in Testimonies of the Ante-Nicene Fathers (1826) and extreme evangelicalism in a pamphlet dispute with Henry Bulteel. Condition: The binding is generally tight and firm. The rear inner hinge is slightly strained. There is only some mild wear to the extremities with just some mild rubbing to the boards, with fading to the spine. Internally the pages are generallybright and clean with occasional light scattered foxing, prominentto the first and last couple ofpages only. There are some small notes in inkand two pencil sketcheson the rear endpapers. With a section missing to the front free endpaper. Overall the condition is very good..

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        The Works of John Jewel

      Cambridge - Printed at the University Press, 1848. Cambridge - Printed at the University Press, 1848 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of the theological writings of former Bishop of Salisbury, John Jewel Bishop. Edited for the Parker society by the Rev. John Ayre. Jewels sacramental theology follows the early Protestant reformers, such as Luther and Calvin. Jewel defines sacraments as the sacred signs and ceremonies which Christ commanded us to use, that he might by them represent to our eyes the mysteries of our salvation, and most strongly confirm the faith we have in his blood, and seal in our hearts his grace (II. 11). This is especially close to Calvins own definition of a sacrament. From the antiquarian library of Emeritus Professor David Arthur Palin (bookplate to front pastedowns), collected over a period of some forty years. Condition: Rebound in blue cloth. Externally, generally smart, though with some marks. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright, and quite clean, though with the occasional patch of foxing and some handling marks. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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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 Voice, With A List Of The Sixty Orders of Prime Covers.Lodging House Gallants, Lessons to the Lovers of Dice, the Gaming Tables, etc. Embellished With Humourous Illustrations by George Cruikshank.

      Published by J. Duncombe, London 1848 - 8vo., orig. patterned tan cloth, 131pp. With a folding frontispiece in colour. Bookpate o/w a fine copy. Goldsmith-Kress no. 35898. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Etudes sur les R?formateurs ou Socialistes ModernesIn Two Volumes

      Paris - Guilllaumin et Cie., 1848. Paris - Guilllaumin et Cie., 1848 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A uniformly bound set of political works which gained Marie Roch Louis Reybaudthe Montyon prize (1841) and a place in the Acadmie des sciences morales et politiques. Second edition. Marie Roch Louis Reybaud was aFrench writer, political economist and politician. In 1846 he abandoned his democratic views, and was elected liberal deputy for Marseille. After the coup d'tat of 1849 he ceased to take part in public life, and devoted himself entirely to the study of political economy. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In half crushed morocco bindings with paper covered boards. Externally, both volumes are lightly rubbed, with some fading to the rear boards. One front hinge is very slightly strained. Internally, both volumes are firmly bound and bright, some instances of spotting and marginal tide marks. Overall: GOOD..

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        Jerome Paturot

      - Paris, Michel Levy Freres, 1848. - Paris, Michel Levy Freres, 1848 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Gilt tooled leather bound books with marbled boards. Contains four volumes bound as two. Written in French. Marie Roch Louis Reybaud (August 15, 1799 - October 28, 1879), French writer, political economist and politician, was born at Marseille. After travelling in the Levant and in India, he settled in Paris in 1829. Besides writing for the Radical press, he edited the Histoire scientifique et militaire de lexpdition franaise en Egypte in ten volumes (1830-36) and Dumont d'Urville's Voyage au tour du monde (1833). In 1840 he published Etudes sur les reformateurs on socialistes modernes which gained him the Montyon prize (1841) and a place in the Acadmie des sciences morales et politiques (1850). In 1843 he published Jrme Paturot a la recherche d'une position sociale, a clever social satire that had a prodigious success. In 1846 he abandoned his democratic views, and was elected liberal deputy for Marseille. His Jrme Paturot a la recherche de 10 meilleure des republiques (1848) was a satire on the new republican ideas. After the coup d'tat of 1849 he ceased to take part in public life, and devoted himself entirely to the study of political economy. To this period belong his La Vie de l'emploi (1855); L'Industrie en Europe (1856); and Etudes sur le rgime de nos manufactures (1859). Condition: The bindings are tight and firm and all covers are firmly attached. There is some wear to the extremities including rubbing to the edges and boards. There is also some rubbing to the spines and the second spine label on the second volume is missing. Internally the books are generally clean and bright apart from some spotting in places..

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        Flora Italiana, ossia descrizione delle piante che crescono o vegetano come tali in Italia e nelle isole ad essa aggiacenti; disposta secondo il metodo naturale.

      Tipografia Le Monnier, 1848 - 1872, Firenze, - 5 volumi in-8° (216x140mm), pp. 568; 638; 690; 623; 671; solida legatura coeva m. pelle con titolo, fregi, filetti e tomaisons in oro su dorsi a nervetti. Piatti in tela viola decorati fittamente a secco con motivi fitomorfi. Qualche fioritura usuale, ma bellissimo esemplare in impeccabile stato conservativo. Prima e unica edizione, rarissima, dei primi 5 volumi di questa eccezionale opera botanica del grande naturalista siciliano, tutto il pubblicato della parte scritta dal Parlatore; a essi si aggiunsero altri 5 volumi, pubblicati dal 1883 al 1894, curati da Teodoro Caruel. L'opera è di estrema rarità anche nei suoi singoli volumi (l'unica copia passata in asta nel XX secolo di tutto il pubblicato, inclusa la prosecuzione del Caruel, risale al lontano 1934). "Chiamato a insegnare botanica a Firenze nell'anno 1842, si rese benemerito con la fondazione dell'Erbario Centrale Italiano che gli servì di base per la redazione di quella vastissima Flora Italiana di cui giunse a pubblicare i primi 5 volumi (1848-1873), lasciando appunti per i successivi che videro la luce dopo la sua morte a cura di T. Caruel". (Augusto Béguinot in Enciclopedia Italiana, XXVI, p. 380). Il Parlatore (Palermo, 1816-Firenze, 1877) fu illustre botanico, professore all'Università di Firenze e direttore del locale Orto Botanico nonché del locale Museo Scientifico (succedendo al Matteucci), celebre soprattutto per questa vasta "Flora Italiana" e per la "Flora Panormitana", dedicata alle piante di Palermo e del suo circondario. Fondatore e direttore del "Giornale botanico italiano", collaborò al "Prodromo" di Candolle con monografie sulle conifere e sulle gnetacee. Pritzel, 6949 (registra solo i primi 4 volumi). Dizionario dei Siciliani illustri, Palermo, 1939, p. 358. Si uniscono: Flora italiana continuata da Teodoro Caruel. Vol. VI. Corolliflore. Parte prima. Globulariacee. Lamiacee. Verbenacee. Parte seconda. Acantacee. Orobancacee. Utriculariacee. Scrofulariacee. Parte terza. Solanacee. Polemoniacee. Apocinacee. Genzianacee. Convolvulacee. Eliotropiacee. Borraginacee. Firenze, Tipografia dei successori Le Monnier, 1884-1886. 3 voll. in-8°, pp. 336; 337-656; 657-971 (paginazione continua), brossure editoriali azzurre a stampa. Ottimi esemplari intonsi. Prima e unica edizione dei primi tre volumi della continuazione del Caruel dell'opera del Parlatore. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigh. Brief m. U., 2 Seiten, in-8, [Paris], 9. 6. 1848, mit Adressblatt.

      . An seinen Freund Monselet. Schreibt ihm von seinem Aufenthalt im Hospital du Midi und bittet um seinen Besuch. "... je ne puis pas me lever de mon lit ... Soyez donc assez bon ... pour me venir voir dimanche prochain ... et si vous le pouvez apportez moi du tabac a fumer, pas beaucoup ...".. Etwas fleckig, Knitterspuren.

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        Muséum d'histoire naturelle. Leçons de zoologie générale pour servir d'introduction à l'étude de l'ornithologie publiées sous les auspices d'Isidore Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire par M. Alphonse Blanc.

      Paris, Baillière 1848 - In-8. Collation : (4), 133 pp. Broché, couverture imprimée. Première édition. Alphonse Blanc donne un exposé des leçons - qui n’ont jamais été publiées - d’Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire au Muséum. Son travail a été revu par le professeur. La classification et les mœurs des oiseaux ne sont pas ici traitées, mais plutôt le problème de l’espèce, de sa fixité ou de sa variabilité, du débat Cuvier - Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire. Rare. // You can browse all my books on [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        "Camenz und seine Kirchen". Gesamtansicht (12 x 18,5 cm), umgeben von 7 Teilansichten.

      . Lithographie bei H. Schmidt, Dresden, um 1848, 34 x 50 cm.. Die Ansichten des Souvenirblattes zeigen das Barmherzigkeits-Stift, die Bürgerschule, die Hauptkirche St. Maria, ferner Anna-, Catechismus-, Hospital- und Begräbniskirche. Die Titelinschrift typographisch schön gestaltet mit Wappen.

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        Dombey and Son

      London - Bradbury and Evans, 1848. London - Bradbury and Evans, 1848 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition, first issue of this novel by Charles Dickens. With illustrations by H. K. Browne. Issue points include theword Delight appearing twice at page 284 instead of Joy, the word Capitan appearing in the final line at page 324 and the omission of if from the ninth line on page 426. With frontispiece andvignette title page, with the image of Cuttle with the hook on his left hand. Dombey and Son is a novel by Charles Dickens, published in monthly parts from 1 October 1846 to 1 April 1848 and in one volume in 1848. Its full title is Dealings with the Firm of Dombey and Son: Wholesale, Retail and for Exportation. Dickens started writing the book in Lausanne, Switzerland before returning to England, via Paris, to complete it. The main turns of action relate to the railways and the novel's conception, and writing, belong to the years of the railway boom, 1844-47. The sea, meanwhile, becomes the image of things of 'an older fashion yet', 'the dark and unknown [-] that rolls round all the world. 'The final page of text is missing. Condition: In a half roan binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, somewhat worn with cracking to joints and spine and lifting to leather at head and tail of spine. Internally, generally firmly bound with new endpapers. FInal page of text missing. Generally bright but with scattered foxing, heavier to plates. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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

      London: Bradbury & Evans, 1848. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1848 Illustrated by Hablot Knight Browne ("Phiz"). First edition, first printing. Bound in contemporary ¾ light brown calf over red marbled boards, with five raised bands to the spine, contrasting black leather label lettered in gilt to the spine, spine compartments ruled in gilt. A very good copy, with some wear and minor rubbing to the extremities, light toning to the spine, front board starting at the spine head, light offsetting to the illustrated plates including the frontispiece and vignette title page, former owner's inscription to the vignette title page, otherwise bright and clean pages. Smith I, 8. Originally published serially in twenty parts issued in nineteen monthly installments from October 1846 - April 1848, Dombey and Son is a novel about the wealthy Dombey family who owns the titular shipping company Dombey and Son. The text follows Paul Dombey, Sr., who has high hopes for his sickly son, Paul, as a future business partner, and neglects his healthy daughter, Florence. Throughout the text, Dickens explores the relationship between one's personal and professional lives as well as the relationship between parent and child. Considered the text that solidified his reputation as a renowned author, Dombey and Son is regarded as Dickens' first artistically mature work, with carefully plotted serial installments and a preplanned outline for the entire work. Dickens wrote this book in various locations including Switzerland, England, and France. Dombey and Son contains 40 illustrations by Browne, published and signed under the pseudonym Phiz, including two plates that were etched as well as drawn by the illustrator. Dombey and Son marked a successful experiment in new illustration techniques; it contains the first published example of a "dark plate," appropriately titled "On the Dark Road" (page 457), "which was created by a machine process that tinted the etched plate and heightened its black-and-white contrast." Additionally, Dombey and Son is the first example of Browne's horizontal illustrations for Dickens' novels. He would continue to use both of these techniques in Dickens' next novel, David Copperfield.. Illus. by Browne, Hablot Knight. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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      - Historia de la Revolución de 1848.- Madrid, Imprenta de Don Gabriel Gil, 1849; 5 tomos en 2 volúmenes en 8º mayor pasta época, cortes coloreados 1º, Tomo 1, 179 pp. Tomo 2, 199 pp. Tomo 3, 212 pp 2º, Tomo 4, 212 pp. Tomo 5º, 224 pp

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        Etudes Topographiques, medicales et agronomiques sur le Bresil.

      Paris, Bailliere, 1848.. VIII Blatt, 248 Seiten. Gelber Orginal-Umschlag. Kleine Einrisse und Fehlstellen, unbeschnittene Seiten, gutes Exemplar..

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        3. bis 5. Annee, 2. Serie - Band I bis VI. 6 Bände

      . Imprimerie de A. Labroue et Compagnie, Editeurs, Brüssel, 1848-1850. Je Band ca. 400 S. mit zusammen 61 teils kolorierten Original-Lithographien, Radierungen und Feder- und Kreidezeichnungen, sowie einige gestochenen Noten, einheitlich gestaltete farbig illustrierte Pbde., quart. - Enthalten: u.a. 4 Original-Radierungen von H. Harpignier / Lithographien von Louis Gallait, Michel Pavelaki de Crete, Alfred de Knyff, Rosa Bonheur, Eugen Simonie, Etienn Wanouier etc. / Text französisch -

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        The Welsh Harper

      Soho Square, London. Exchange, Chester.: D'Almaine and Co. E Parry.. Soho Square, London. Exchange, Chester.: D'Almaine and Co. E Parry. In modern half red morocco and green cloth, some blind tooling, Morley Collection in gilt to base. Spine, gilt tooling and titles. Internally, new red marbled endpapers, frontis, [3], [7-8], 4-6, 1-144 pp music scores, 2 pls (of 3), pages 7/8 - Contents, bound prior to p3, words and some historical notes, not dated but c1839 a 2nd vol was published in 1848, some page edge repairs, spotting, page browning. Title continues: being an extensive collection of Welsh music, including most of the contents of the three volumes published by the late Edward Jones, called Relics of the Bards, with numerous annotations on historical subjects. Also several airs from the publications of the late Mr. Parry, with many others never before published. To which are prefixed observations on the character and antiquity of the Welsh music. Also an account of the rise and progress of the harp from the earliest period to the present time,

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        Bohemia. 21. Jg., 1848, Nr. 1 - 262. (2.Januar 1848 - 31.12.1848) Mit mehreren "Extra-Nummern", später nur "Beilagen", vereinzelt sogar mit 2 Beilagen.

      Prag, Haase & Söhne, 1848.. Heft / Nummer je ca. 2 Blatt, in der Revolutionszeit bis zu 6 Blatt. (mit Inhaltsverzeichnis für das sog. "2. Semester" = 30.6. bis 31.12.1848) Zeitgenöss. Pappband mit montiertem, verlagseigenen Vorblatt. 4to.. Sehr interessantes Dokument der Zeit. Das Revolutionsjahr 1848. Die Bohemia berichtete immer ausführlich über die Vorgänge in Wien, publizierte zahlreiche Manifeste und Aufrufe der Studentenschaft und Bürgerwehr, die hier detailliert nachzulesen sind. Später um März 1848 sogar mit tchechischem Text. Ohne die Nummern 103 und 104; da das Heft 102, der 30.Juni 1848 ist und Heft 105, der 1.Juli 1848, handelt es sich wahrscheinlich um einen Fehler bei der Nummerierung der Hefte. Textausschnitt bei Nummer 117. mit Gebrauchsspuren, Papier angebräunt. Manche Seiten nachträglich einmontiert. //..// Zustand - und Einbandbeschreibung genau lesen!! Besonders bei Bestellungen über "" //..//

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        Vanity Fair

      London: Bradbury and Evans., 1848. London: Bradbury and Evans., 1848. A Novel without a Hero. With illustrations on steel and wood by the author. Octavo (223 × 138 mm). Contemporary three-quarter morocco, marbled boards, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, front board double ruled in gilt, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. 40 engraved plates including frontispiece and vignette title page. Spine a little faded, tips rubbed, a few leaves lightly foxed. An excellent copy. First edition in book form, mixed issue with title page and page 326 in the second state but page 453 with the correct first issue reading of "Mr. Pitt" rather than "Sir Pitt". Vanity Fair is of one of the most popular and enduring of mid-century Victorian fictions. With the first parts being published in the same year as Brontë's Jane Eyre and the last in the year of Dickens's Dombey and Son, Thackeray's novel was aimed squarely at a voracious public appetite for periodical novels.

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        Parthie aus dem Gosauthale.

      Wien, o.J.[1848]. Altkolorierte Lithographie. ca. 31 x 42,5 cm. Im Passepartout. N/W 476.3 - Aus: Paterno, Franz: [Große Serie der Ansichten...]. [Die Abbildung hat Glanzlichter durch den Blitz.]

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      Washington. 1848.. Washington. 1848.. 44pp. Stitched as issued. Contemporary presentation inscription by James K. Polk at head of title. Near fine. In a black morocco clamshell case, spine gilt. Ex. Doc. No. 1, Second Session of the Thirtieth Congress, inscribed at the top in Polk's hand "With the Respects of J.H. Polk." This is the executive section of this report, Polk's State of the Union message delivered in December 1848, separately issued from the larger executive document with supporting reports. The message begins by reviewing the events of the Mexican War, its conclusion, and the vast addition of land to the United States. Polk then moves on to the first official announcement of the discovery of gold in California. "It was known that mines of the precious metals existed to a considerable extent in California at the time of its acquisition. Recent discoveries render it probable that these mines are more extensive and valuable than was anticipated.... The accounts of the abundance of gold in that territory are of such an extraordinary character as would scarcely command belief were they not corroborated by the authentic reports of officers in public service...there were about four thousand persons engaged in collecting gold....There is every reason to believe that the number of persons so employed has since been augments." By the time Polk delivered this address he was a sick man; the extraordinary events of his Presidency took a heavy toll on his health, and he did not run for reelection. He died in June, 1849, only a few months after leaving office. A rare Polk presentation, and a landmark document. KURUTZ 105. COWAN, p.426. HOWES P446, "aa."

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        Hudson's Bay: Or Every-Day Life in the Wilds of North America, During Six Years' Residence in the Territories of the Hon. Hudson's Bay Company

      Edinburgh: William Blackwood & Sons. Edinburgh: William Blackwood & Sons 1848, 1st privately printed edition. () [14],328 pp.. Very good. Octavo. Rebound in full polished calf. Heavily gilt spine. Spine ruled in 6 compartments. Two tone labels for title and author. Gilt rule on front and rear board edge. Marbled endpapers to match. Half title. Mild old tideline through part of the bottom edge of the later part of the text block. A few mild finger smudges. Four full page illustrations including frontis. A number of wood cut illustrations in text. The preliminaries have a few old tape stains where the mock up titles were attached. A.B. 1016 (4TH Edition). Quayle 1a. Account of the Hudson's Bay Company and its posts by a former clerk 1841-47, including description of the area around York Factory. Ballantyne went on to be a very successfull writer of Children's adventure books, many with a northern theme. This privately printed edition is rare and this was the copy used by Mel Hurtig to reprint the book in his Canadiana reprint series. The binding is very attractive..

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        The Speeches of The Right Honourable Charles James Fox in the House of Commons

      London - Aylott and Jones, 1848. London - Aylott and Jones, 1848 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce collection of The Speeches of The Right Honourable Charles James Fox in the House of Commons dated between 1770 and 1806. With an engravedportrait of Fox from a picture by Sir Joshua Reynolds to frontispiece. Charles James Fox PC (1749 - 1806), styled The Honourable from 1762, was a prominent British Whig statesman whose parliamentary career spanned thirty-eight years of the late 18th and early 19th centuries and who was particularly noted for being the arch-rival of William Pitt the Younger. Bound by Massey with binder's stamp to verso of front free endpaper and with previous owner's bookplates to front pastedown. Condition: In a half morocco binding. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities, occasional slight rubbing and marks to boards. Hinges strained. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean throughout but with slight foxing to frontispiece and title with offsetting from engraving. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Histoire des Girondins

      Paris - Furne et W. Coquebert, 1848. Paris - Furne et W. Coquebert, 1848 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An early set of Lamartine'sfascinating history of the Girondins, or Girondists, in the original French. Featuring a portrait frontispiece of the writer and numerous further portrait plates. With bookseller's labels of P. Rolandi, Foreign Bookseller, Berners St to versos of front free-endpapers. Volumes I, III, IV, V, VI, VII and VIII of eight volumes. The Girondists (in French: Girondins, and sometimes Brissotins) were a political faction in France within the Legislative Assembly and the National Convention during the French Revolution. The Girondists were a group of loosely-affiliated individuals rather than an organised political party with a clear ideology, and the name was at first informally applied because the most prominent exponents of their point of view were deputies to the States-general from Gironde. Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de Lamartine (21 October 1790 28 February 1869) was a French writer, poet and politician who was instrumental in the foundation of the Second Republic. A political idealist who supported democracy and pacifism, during his term as a politician in the Second Republic, he led efforts that eventually led to the abolition of slavery and the death penalty, as well as the enshrinement of the right to work and the short-lived national workshop programs. He is considered to be the first French romantic poet, and was acknowledged by Paul Verlaine and the Symbolists as an important influence. Condition: In half calf bindings with marbled boards. Externally rubbed, three and a half spine labels missing and four coming away. Three hinges strained, seven slightly strained, but all holding firm. Internally, firmly bound. Very bright throughout, and intermittently clean, with light scattered spotting throughout,heavier to the first and last pages and prominent to volume I. Overall: GOOD..

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        Der Engelsturtz

      (M?en, 1848).. (München, 1848).. Lithograph. Einblattdruck. 49 x 38 cm. Nicht bei Pfister, Lentner und Maillinger. - "Die wohl bekannteste Lola-Montez-Karikatur hat Komposition, Bildidee und Bildaufbau dem bekannten Rubens-Bild der Münchner Alten Pinakothek entlehnt. Sie soll von Franz Seitz, dem Direktor für Dekoration am Münchner Hoftheater, stammen und seit Ende Februar 1848 in München verbreitet worden sein" (Mit Zorn und Eifer. Karikaturen aus der Revolution 1848/49. Der Bestand des Reiss-Museums Mannheim, Kat.-Nr. 15). - Auf dem Blatt ist der "11. Feb. 1848" als Tag der vom Volk erzwungenen Abreise der Mätresse des Königs genannt. - Knickspuren, wenig fleckig.

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        Sir Theodore Broughton; or, Laurel Water

      London -Smith, Elder and Co., 1848. London -Smith, Elder and Co., 1848 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarcefirst edition of Sir Theodore Broughton; or, Laurel Water by George Payne Rainsford James. A fictionalised account of the famous murder case of Sir Theodosius Broughton for which Captain Donellan was executed. First edition. In three volumes complete. With a preface by the author in which he questions whether Donellan was really the murderer and suggests that the prejudices off Lady Broughton (Sir Theodosius' mother) against Donellan may have helped to unfairly influence the court. George Payne Rainsford James (1799- 1860), was an English novelist and historical writer. In 1825 he wrote his first, and probably his best known novel Richilieu, which wasn't published until 1829. After reading Richilieu, which had been given to him by a friend, and after receiving a letter from James, Walter Scott advised him to take up literature as a profession. He was also given encouragement by Washington Irving. Previous owner's bookplate (Thomas Sidney) to front pastedowns. Condition: In contemporary half calf bindings with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, sound but with some wear to extremities, rubbing and the odd mark to boards. Two hinges strained. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with occasional spots and handling marks. Overall: GOOD.

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