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        Eigenh. Brief mit Namenszug in der Eingangszeile.

      O. O., 28. II. 1848. - 1 S. Gr.-8vo. Mit eh. adr. Kuvert. An Reverend Cuthbert: "Mr. Cobden presents his compliments to Dr. Cuthbert + begs to thank him for his note of yesterday - Me + Mrs. Cobden having been engaged to go into the country were prevented from availing themselves of the opportunity of attending divine service at Dr. Cuthberts house [.]". - Kleinere Faltspuren; das Kuvert mit kleinen Ausrissen durch Siegelbruch (dieses größtenteils erhalten). MEGA III/3, 34, 35 ,43; III/4, 33, 109, 402; III/6, 96, 119,120.

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        Ether and chloroform: Their discovery and physiological effects

      Boston: David Clapp, 1848. Bigelow, Henry Jacob (1818-90). Ether and chloroform; their discovery and physiological effects. [2], 27, [1], 18pp. Boston: David Clapp, 1848. 241 x 151 mm. Original printed wrappers, extremities a bit worn; boxed. Very fine. First Separate Edition of two papers by Bigelow originally published in journals: "Etherization-A compendium of its history, surgical use, dangers, and discovery" (Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, April 19 & 26, 1848) and "Anaesthetic agents, their mode of exhibition and physiological effects" (Transactions of the American Medical Association 1 [1848]). Bigelow was present at W. T. G. Morton's famous first public demonstration of ether anesthesia on 16 October 1846 at Massachusetts General Hospital; his initial account of the operation, published in November 1846, and his subsequent advocacy of ether as a surgical anesthetic did much to assure the adoption of anesthesia throughout the world. Bigelow took Morton's side in the "ether controversy" between Morton and Charles Jackson over who deserved credit for discovering sulfuric ether's anesthetic properties; the present work supports Morton's priority claim. Garrison-Morton.com 5730. Wolfe, Tarnished Idol, p. 186.

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        Wuthering Heights

      Harper & Brothers 1848 - 288 pp. First American edition, with publisher's misattribution on the title page "by the Author of Jane Eyre." An early rebind with grey cloth over black leather spine and tips, with leather showing recent restoration and rubbing at edges. Inner hinges exposed, though binding remains intact. Pencil scribbles and toning to end sheets, with corner torn from first blank at front. Title page worn, with previous owner name erased at top margin. Contents generally foxed, with occasional creasing, and several pages show small puncture holes. The author's only novel, published one year before her death at age 30. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Testacea Britannica; or, British shells. Part I[-II].With: (2) Supplement to Testacea Britannica.London, J. White (printed by J.S. Hollis, Romsey; supplement by S. Woolmer, Exeter), [1803-] 1808[-ca. 1810]. 3 parts in 1 volume. Large 4to (27.5 x 21.5 cm). With 3 engraved title-pages, more than 200 figures in 30 engraved plates by Eliza Dorville. With 20 excellent original ink and watercolour drawings of shells (ca. 1801) bound in, along with 4 slips containing 5 engraved figures showing shells. All engraved shell figures coloured by a contemporary hand. 20th-century brown half morocco, with the original wrappers of heavy plain paper bound in.

      - Nissen, ZBI 2875; for Eliza Dorville: J. Crockford, Reports of cases in the law of real property & conveyancing, London, 1848, pp. 440-444. Rare complete set (two parts plus the supplement) of an extensive and thoroughly illustrated account of British shells, here with 20 excellent original watercolour drawings of shells by an unknown artist, with the species noted in neatly written captions, bound in near the relevant descriptions (4 additional slips contain engravings of shells). The thirty plates that form an integral part of the present book were drawn and engraved by Eliza Donville (ca. 1770-1844), mistress of the author. With bookplate. In very good condition, with minor foxing in the book itself and in the inserted watercolour drawings, one of which has a tear repaired, slightly affecting the tip of the shell. Due to the weight of the volume the bookblock is separated from the front hinge, but the binding is otherwise very good. An important and well-illustrated work on British shells, here with 20 excellent original watercolour drawings bound in.

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        The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain. A fancy for Christmas-Time.

      London: Bradbury & Evans, 1848 - Octavo. Original red vertical-ribbed cloth, titles and decoration to spine and front cover in gilt, elaborate frame stamped in blind to covers, yellow coated endpapers, gilt edges. Manchester bookseller's blindstamp to front free endpaper. Contemporary Christmas gift inscription (on title page) of John Pickersgill (Manchester) to his daughter Hannah. Spine gently rolled, light soiling to covers; a very good, bright copy. Frontispiece, engraved title page, and 15 illustrations in the text. First edition. The Haunted Man is the fifth and final Christmas book by Dickens. Hatton & Cleaver, Part II, 9, pp. 68–70. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Narrative of the Expedition sent by Her Majesty's Government to the River Niger, in 1841. Under the command of H. D. Trotter, R.N. Published with the sanction of the Colonial Office and the Admiralty.

      London: Richard Bentley 1848 - 2 volumes, octavo. Original blue cloth, the preferred deluxe binding, spines and boards elaborately lettered and decorated in gilt and blind, all edges gilt. Housed in the blue cloth slipcase. A fine set. First edition, a superb copy in the preferred deluxe binding of blue cloth with spines richly decorated in gilt with vignettes incorporating palm trees and floral sprays, and gilt bouquets to the front boards, from the library of Franklin Brooke-Hitching. Usually encountered in the standard binding of purple cloth with gilt-lettered spines and blind frames to boards. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

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

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        Les Confessions d'un Écolier

      Paris & Rio de Janeiro: Belin Leprieur et Morizot, 1848. 'The Confessions of a Schoolboy' Twelve Hand-Colored Lithograph Plates by Victor Adam ADAM, Victor, illustrator. SAILLET, M. Alexandre de. Les Confessions d'un Écolier. [The Confessions of a Schoolboy]. Paris & Rio de Janeiro: Belin Leprieur et Morizot, 1848. First edition. Octavo (8 3/4 x 5 5/8 inches; 223 x 143 mm.). [iv], 338 pp. Twelve hand-colored lithograph plates (including frontispiece). Text leaves browned but all of the twelve plates clean and fresh apart from some minor marginal foxing in places. Late nineteenth century quarter red morocco over red boards, smooth spine decoratively ruled and lettered in gilt, decorative end-papers. Engraved bookplate of José M. Catarineu on verso of front free end-paper. Apart from the aforementioned browning and marginal foxing a very good copy. An important and rare juvenile title by Alexandre de Saillet, who ranks among the most important children's authors of 19th century France. In this book, Saillet pretends to be editing the anonymous confessions of a real schoolboy. According to OCLC there are only two copies in institutions and libraries worldwide, both at the University of Toronto, Canada.

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        Handboek van den Nederlandschen adel.

      's-Gravenhage, [H.C. Susan], 1848. 2 volumes. 4o. Half leather, volume 2 front cover loose, one spine broken. Inside in very good condition. Text volume 6+200 pag., plates volume ca. 500 hand coloured engraved coats-of-arms of Dutch nobiliy. First and only edition of this heraldic handbook by L.A. van Weleveld, civil servant at the Hoogen Raad van Adel and publisher of Nederlandsch Algemeen Wapenboek. H160.

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        Narrative of Events in Borneo and Celebes, down to the Occupation of Labuan.

      London: John Murray,, 1848. From the Journals of James Brooke. Together with a Narrative of the Operations of H.M.S. Iris. 2 volumes, octavo. Original vertical-ribbed red cloth, spines lettered in gilt and decoratively ruled in blind, blind frames to covers enclosing gilt blocks of a junk to front and of the sultan of Borneo's seal to rear, cream surface-paper endpapers. Frontispiece to each volume (stipple-engraved portrait to vol. 1, tinted lithograph to vol. 2), 11 engraved plates, 5 further tinted lithographic plates, 5 folding charts of which 1 coloured. Near-contemporary book label (Douglas, Cavers) to the front pastedowns, recent bookplate of Lancashire bibliophile and dispensing chemist Robert J. Hayhurst to that of vol. 1, discreet contemporary bookseller's blind stamp to front free endpapers. Spines rolled and sunned, and a little rubbed and nicked at extremities, scattered light marks and scores to covers, tips bumped and slightly worn, superficial, partial splitting to vol. 1 joints, mild spotting to margins of frontispiece and lithographic plates, and to titles and maps, these flaws minor: an excellent, unusually bright set. Second edition, a lovely copy of this key source for the biography of Sir James Brooke (1803–1868), army officer and first rajah of Sarawak: "a Victorian imperial hero, yet controversial and loathed by some, he founded a state and established a regime which lasted a century, and also influenced the fiction of Kipling, Conrad, and lesser writers" (ODNB). Mundy (1805-1884), was ordered to Borneo on board the Iris in 1846 and, in co-operation with Brooke, conducted a brilliant series of operations against the Borneo pirate tribes, before taking formal possession of Labuan on 24 December 1846. Extracts from Brookes's journals had previously been published in Keppel's Expedition to Borneo of HMS Dido (1846); Mundy's edition "provided [Brookes's] critics with many bellicose passages which Keppel had omitted, and which [Richard] Cobden read with growing glee" (Runciman, The White Rajah, p. 103). The spirited lithographs, from Mundy's own drawings, include his visit to the Sultan of Brunei, the capture of Brunei, and other actions including the signing of the Treaty of the Cession of Labuan. There are also track charts of Brooke's yacht Royalist in the Gulf of Boni, and of HMS Iris off the coast of "Borneo Proper", which includes an inset of the capture of Brunei.

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        Narrative of Events in Borneo and Celebes, down to the Occupation of Labuan. From the Journals of James Brooke. Together with a Narrative of the Operations of H.M.S. Iris.

      London: John Murray, 1848 - 2 volumes, octavo. Original vertical-ribbed red cloth, spines lettered in gilt and decoratively ruled in blind, blind frames to covers enclosing gilt blocks of a junk to front and of the sultan of Borneo's seal to rear, cream surface-paper endpapers. Near-contemporary book label (Douglas, Cavers) to the front pastedowns, recent bookplate of Lancashire bibliophile and dispensing chemist Robert J. Hayhurst to that of vol. 1, discreet contemporary bookseller's blind stamp to front free endpapers. Spines rolled and sunned, and a little rubbed and nicked at extremities, scattered light marks and scores to covers, tips bumped and slightly worn, superficial, partial splitting to vol. 1 joints, mild spotting to margins of frontispiece and lithographic plates, and to titles and maps, these flaws minor: an excellent, unusually bright set. Frontispiece to each volume (stipple-engraved portrait to vol. 1, tinted lithograph to vol. 2), 11 engraved plates, 5 further tinted lithographic plates, 5 folding charts of which 1 coloured. Second edition, a lovely copy of this key source for the biography of Sir James Brooke (1803–1868), army officer and first rajah of Sarawak: "a Victorian imperial hero, yet controversial and loathed by some, he founded a state and established a regime which lasted a century, and also influenced the fiction of Kipling, Conrad, and lesser writers" (ODNB). Mundy (1805-1884), was ordered to Borneo on board the Iris in 1846 and, in co-operation with Brooke, conducted a brilliant series of operations against the Borneo pirate tribes, before taking formal possession of Labuan on 24 December 1846. Extracts from Brookes's journals had previously been published in Keppel's Expedition to Borneo of HMS Dido (1846); Mundy's edition "provided [Brookes's] critics with many bellicose passages which Keppel had omitted, and which [Richard] Cobden read with growing glee" (Runciman, The White Rajah, p. 103). The spirited lithographs, from Mundy's own drawings, include his visit to the Sultan of Brunei, the capture of Brunei, and other actions including the signing of the Treaty of the Cession of Labuan. There are also track charts of Brooke's yacht Royalist in the Gulf of Boni, and of HMS Iris off the coast of "Borneo Proper", which includes an inset of the capture of Brunei. Not in Abbey.

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        BOJI YOJYO KAGAMI: A MODEL OF WOMEN'S HEALTH CARE & RULES OFSEXUAL LIFE: An Anat

      - [Japan c. 1848]. A single large sheet, woodblock printed in vegetal colors by hand on hand-made paper, 38 x 51.5 cm., minor but mended pin holes, old folds weak, minor scuffing, but excellent condition for such a RARE grand size print. This superb and most rare example, shows a Japanese woman smoking a Kiseru pipe, as she holds a black & gold lacquered box with tissues over the handle. The whole print is done like a pictorial map of bodily functions, with a large crew of tiny women workers performing the work of making the body perform digestion and all related functions. . From the top, as the woman inhales the smoke from her Kiseru pipe, there are two women who operate the mechanical bellows [often used in metal & Japanese sword production] by pushing & pulling to "pump" & fan lung activity. One just rests while the woman is at ease. Another pair of female workers have hand held fans as an auxiliary to lung pumping. . The heart is surrounded by flames, indicating this is the source of emotions: greed is displayed by a woman who is the book-keeper, who counts the money, another is in charge of actual money or gold Ryo coins. . These two areas are in her breast area, and the breasts are shown, the right side shows a mother scolding a child for taunting cats. . The process of digestion begins just under this area with a team of women who haul buckets of food. . Another pair of women tend the Kama or rice cooker made of metal held over a fire with another woman who blows through a bamboo tube to force the fire to surge, thereby cooking the rice. . This is also the origin of the "fires" of the emotions of the heart. Others haul rice, tea & other workers prepare things to eat on a small road leading towards a stone grain [grist] grinder, attended by two other workers who turn the grist mill while the other rakes the grain. . Other organs are represented by a woman who fans the hot food to cool it before it proceeds along the digestion path. The results of the grist mill is poured into what appears as circular intestines dividing the results into liquid and solid. . The solid is raked into fields, the liquid goes down to be discharged. Adjacent to the uterus are the fallopian tubes, which shows an elder women in fine Kimono dress holding fans; This is the source of sexuality, one illustration shows a very old woman with a cane being tended by a younger woman. . All internal organs are identified from the top: lungs, heart, liver, pancreas, stomach and the small & large intestines. . There is a profusion of descriptive text surrounding and within the illustration, oval paragraph markers. Each paragraph explains the function of each organ. In the heart, GREED is the subject of the illustrated, as a woman worker brings Gold down a ladder from above the throat. . This is a superb example created for the common Japanese woman to understand the complex biological process with a visual aid, and in simple Japanese context. *** THE PAIR AS A COMPLETE SET: The male counter part to this print was also issued at about the same time by the same artist. The matching pair were produced to give the Japanese common people a simple way to understand the complex system of human anatomy, digestion and the workings of internal organs. Although the female version was surely sexual in nature, there are no examples of this print being signed by the artist nor is there any Shogun's censor's seal present. The work was the production of an underground effort. *** SUPPRESSED PRINT, LACKS SHOGUN APPROVAL SEAL: One can only assume this was unsigned because the artist knew that such exposure of women's private and internal sexual parts were prohibited by the Bakufu, thus this work would never have been approved by the censors. The work is therefore lacking the artist's name, censor approval seal. . This and its companion male example were very likely published in a very small printing. This male counter part print [executed by the same artist] with title: INSHOK

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        Pickelhaube mit Paradebusch aus Rosshaar (Hessen-Darmstadt) für Generale. Gouache, Tusche und Deckweiß.

      1848 - Signiert "pinx. P.C. Seekatz" und datiert. Auf bräunlichem Zeichenpapier. Sehr plastisch gezeichnete Detailstudie einer Pickelhaube mit dem hessischen Löwen als Helm-Emblem, das ebenso wie die Schuppenkette und der Pickel mit den Beschlägen durch geschickt gesetzte Lichtpunkte goldglänzt. Mit weiß-rotem Rand eingefaßt. Es handelt sich bei dem dargestellten Helm um das "Modell 1849" des Regiments Hessen-Darmstadt. - Im Randbereich wenige blasse Stockfleckchen. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 0 13,5 x 9 cm. Papier: 18,7 x 23 cm. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        South Australia. [drop-title] ... Statements prepared and published under the Sanction of the Committee, appointed for the Diffusion of Information on the State and Prospects of South Australia

      [London], Alfred Boot, Printer, 3, Dockhead, Bermondsey [for George Fife Angas], [1848]. Duodecimo (approximately 186 x 116 mm), 16 pages (last blank). A saddle-stitched drop-title pamphlet; small portions of the blank leading margin slightly stained; small dob of wax to the top right-hand corner of the last page (presumably the item had been mounted in an album or scrapbook at some stage); a very good copy. This copy is inscribed and signed at the head of the first page 'London, 1 Jany 1848. G.F. Angas London'. At the foot of the page Angas has written 'G.F. Angas prepared this tract & printed & circulated many thousands of them in England at his own cost. - before he went to So. Aust'a himself'. We can find no record of this item - and even if another copy has survived, and eventually surfaces, it cannot begin to compare with this exquisitely-annotated example. It is surely the type specimen ... The role of George Fife Angas (1789-1879) in the foundation and settlement of South Australia is too well-known to require elaboration here. The South Australian Company, which he formed in October 1835 with other wealthy British businessmen, 'was not the only part of Angas's work for the foundation of South Australia. He lobbied the Colonial Office, subsidized authors and published magazines and pamphlets.... He gave evidence to the select committee on South Australian affairs in 1841. Despite his passionate faith in self help, he became convinced that the colony would founder unless aided by the British government. His interviews with the Colonial Office, his lecture tours and his wide distribution of literature on South Australia helped to ensure a majority for the parliamentary grant that saved the colony's credit.... In 1848 Angas decided to go to South Australia, where his German tenants were at last paying their rents and the South Australian Co. was again paying a dividend. He resigned as its chairman and director, and with renewed vigour planned a score of colonial ventures ranging from the export of tallow to drain pipes made by machine. Again he lectured and wrote and lobbied, this time for the Australian colonies' government bill. When it was passed in August 1850 ... and all his English property was sold he sailed with his wife and youngest son in the "Ascendant" and arrived in Adelaide in January 1851' (Australian Dictionary of Biography). From internal evidence, this rare pamphlet would appear to have been produced early in the second half of 1848. Reference is made to the 3rd Annual Report of the South Australian Mining Company (dated 14 April 1848); obviously sufficient time had elapsed for this to have reached England by ship. At the Annual General Meeting of the South Australian Company on 28 June 1848, Angas tendered 'his resignation of the office of Chairman, and also his seat at the Board of Directors' (Hodder, page 299). As there is only passing reference to the South Australian Company in the pamphlet (merely as the contact address for the secretary of the committee, David McLaren), and Angas heads the (alphabetical) list of six committee-men, his resignation from the SAC would appear to have taken place. This 'Committee, appointed for the Diffusion of Information on the State and Prospects of South Australia', about which we can found no other trace, may be yet another example of Angas indulging his 'lifelong passion for forming societies and joining charitable committees' (ADB). As far as the text of the pamphlet goes, 'The Committee are aware of the anxious desire for information relative to South Australia,... and shall studiously avoid giving currency to any statements of questionable authority'. These noble sentiments are prefaced by suitable quotes from Dr Thomas Arnold of Rugby, and Dr Robert Vaughan. The closely-printed text goes into great detail about land (regulations for its sale, land sold, land under cultivation); flocks and herds; population; wages and prices of provisions; free passages; imports and exports; soil and climate; and mineral discoveries. One full page is given over to the Reverends Thomas Quinton Stow and August Kavel extolling the virtues of the climate on the flocks under their pastoral care. The final section, almost a page long, is headed 'The Self-Supporting Colony', and if George Fife Angas had not identified himself as the author of this tract, these five paragraphs would have done so with as much certainty. He goes out with a flourish: 'Thus, notwithstanding the ridicule in which many indulged, and the misgivings which others experienced, the noble conception of the founders of the colony has been realised, and SOUTH AUSTRALIA STANDS ALONE IN HER PROUD PRE-EMINENCE, A SELF-SUPPORTING COLONY'. Thanks to the marvel that is Trove, we have discovered in the 'Sydney Morning Herald' (Monday 28 April 1845, page 5), in a section headed 'English Extracts', a lengthy article on 'Australian Colonies' taken from the 'Colonial Gazette', December 14 [1844]. It quotes the same two 'very eminent writers', Dr Arnold and Dr Vaughan, as it zooms in from 'the growing importance of our Australian colonies' to an enthusiastic promotion of South Australia. 'The revival of the sales of land in the colony, and the consequent renewal of free emigration, are very encouraging features in this case.... This is a beginning. May it go on!' - surely, more pure Angas ...

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        Amt Vechelde v. d. Südseite.'.

      - Lithographie v. F. Trackert (Eigenthum v. C. Trackert), um 1848, 35,5 x 44,5 Thieme-Becker Bd.XXXIII, S. 337. Friedrich Trackert (1806-1858 in Braunschweig) war Lithograph und stach 14 Ansichten der Städte und Dörfer der braunschweigischen Ämter. - Souvenirblatt mit 33 Ansichten. - Mittig Vechelde umgeben von Neubrück, Harvesse, Duttenstedt, Meerdorf, Woltorf, Essinghausen, Zweidorf, Sophienthal, Wendezelle, Wendeburg, Wettlenstedt, Bortfeldt, Fürstenau, Wahle, Denstorf, Köchingen, Bodenstedt, Liedingen, Wierthe, Lamme, Timmerlah, Sonnenberg, Vallstedt, Alvesse, Broitzen, Groß Geildingen, Völkenrode, Siersse, Watenbüttel, Bettmar, Klein Gleidingen und Vechellade.

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        THE HISTORY OF BRITISH INDIA. Fourth edition with notes and continuation, by Horace Hayman WILSON.

      James Madden, 1848. In-8 p., 9 voll., bella legat. in p. vitellino coevo con cornice dorata (piatti di 5 voll. con macchie o aloni, restauro al piatto post. del vol. II), dorso a cordoni con ricca decoraz. oro ai riquadri e tit. su due tasselli, tagli marmorizzati, pp. compless. ca. 5400, con 2 grandi carte geografiche f.t. più volte ripieg.: "Map of the Eastern Part of Persia, with Afghanistan, Bactriana, Trans-Oxiana, &c. - Map of Hindoostan. Drawn by A. Arrowsmith (corrected to 1840)". Gli ultimi 3 voll., scritti da Wilson, sono una continuazione dell'opera, "from 1805 to 1835". Storia dell'India britannica a partire dai primi rapporti commerciali nel 1507. "E' questa la maggior fatica letteraria del filosofo ed economista inglese James Mill (1773-1836), in cui la condotta dei conquistatori ed amministratori inglesi era severamente criticata: l'opera ottenne un grande successo e contribuì fortemente alla riforma del sistema di governo in India, tanto più che il Mill ebbe un posto nell'Ufficio Centrale della Compagnia delle Indie, fino ad esserne messo a capo (1830)". Cosi' Diz. Treccani,VII, p. 760. Cfr. Brunet,III,1715: "la première édition de cet important ouvrage est celle de Londres, 1817, en 3 voll.". Solo in 4 volumi le prime e ultime carte con lievi aloni margin. altrim. esempl. molto ben conservato. .

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        INSHOKU YOJYO KAGAMI & BOJI YOJYO KAGAMI: A MODEL OF MEN'S &WOMEN'S HEALTH CARE

      - [Japan c.1848, n.p.]. A matching pair, large broadsides,very good, vegetal colored woodblock prints, hand-printed on hand made large Washi Kawaraban paper, size ca: 36.5 x 50 cm., with title cartouche & adjacent texts. A RARE SET COMPLETE *** *** *** . . . GODRON E. MESTLER'S PERSONAL COLLECTION COPY . . . A SPECTACULAR . . . GRAND & DELUXE BROADSIDES . . . A RARE MATCHING PAIR . . . OF COLOR WOODBLOCK ANATOMICAL PRINTS . . *** This is very RARE matching pair of examples illustrating the function of all male and female organs. . MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY IN JAPAN IN THE MID-19TH CENTURY: In 1848, the general understanding of "medicine" in the daily lives of the common Japanese was exceptionally limited. They belived in superstitions, some believed in primitive Chinese-related traditional and ancient medical practices, most of which were anecdotal. . Japanese of this period had little factual knowledge and lacked reliable, "medical" knowledge of how their bodies actually functioned. The name of and workings of various organs were not well understood. . * With the appearance of this set of DeLuxe size color print showing the bodily functions and organ names had a great impact and value on a society of rather ignorant people. Hitherto these people only had rudimentary concepts on the workings of their own bodies. These prints gave graphic insights to the workings and functions in laymen terms. . * A unique look at how ingenious Japanese physicians conceived of and applied known native concepts of "medical technology" and expanded on that to give ordinary Japanese a better insight to actual bodily functions. These physicians utilized every-day products to explaine and relate the complex functions of the human organism. A graphic look at the workings of human anatomy expanded the horizons of most Japanese. This set of prints accomplished the goals of physicians achieving superb results. . * THE WORKING OF THE ORGANS: Collecting teams of miniature male or female workers, the bodily functions were reduced to common, familiar & daily activities of rural Japanese in terms of farming, metallurgy, grain production. Also the common practice of making of essential oils. Each graphically shown in easy terms of contemporary technological images and supported with easy text and vocabulary, to facilitate understanding. . The average Japanese of this period understood and had observed these methods of production, it was natural to assume the human body worked along similar lines. Using examples from daily life helped to insure good understanding of the body. . *** DESCRIPTION OF THE PAIR OF PRINTS: This superb and most rare example consists of the complete set of two color woodcut prints: . MALE PRINT INSHOKU YOJYO KAGAMI [Literal: REFLECTIONS ON MALE ORGAN FUNCTIONS] . This shows an ordinary Edo period [1604-1868] Japanese man drinking a cup of hot Sake [rice wine], with a tray of celebratory food before him on a tray. Perhaps it was New Years. The tray has a red snapper with ginger. He is seated and as he drinks, the internal organs are identified from the top: lungs, heart, liver, pancreas, stomach, the large & small intestines. . There is a profusion of descriptive text surrounding the illustration, with red lines to indicate the function of each organ, which is described in much detail. The prints are a visual map to the body and its complex organs and functions. . MALE ORGANS: . The heart shows GREED: little men bringing gold to the boss, while he pours over his account book. The lungs are shown as a team of men with giant fans making the exchange of air possible, resulting in breathing. . Other workers in the stomach illustrate a team of labors with bamboo poles or yokes on their shoulder with wooden buckets suspended at each end, carrying food being moved about. Other little men shovel and hoe food around. . A worker climbs up a ladder to the heart to dump food. The process of cleansing [creation & movement of urine] is shown as a group of men

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        Voyage autour du monde

      New edition, illustrated with 2 frontispieces, 43 boards hors-texte engraved on steel by Rouargue under serpentes, 2 folding cards including 1 very large in colors.Bindings in half chagrin brown vintage. Back with faux-nerves decorated with golden and cold caissons. Title gold. Lightly lightened back. Traces of friction on the boards. Foxing scattered on a paper that remained white. Otherwise fine.Synthesis of all the great voyages and maritime discoveries by the navigators and explorers. Travel from Durmont d'Urville. The book proceeds by country: Japan, China, America, Madagascar, Ceylon ... A classic of the literature of voyages and an anthology appreciated for its illustration. Furne et Cie Paris 1848 In-8 (17,5 x27cm) 550pp. et 542pp. 2 tomes en 2 volumes reliés

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        Über die Verschiedenheit des menschlichen Sprachbaues und ihren Einfluß auf die geistige Entwickelung des Menschengeschlechts. Wilhelm von Humboldt\' gesammelte Werke. Sechster Band.

      Berlin , G. Reimer, 1848. NEUER Leinenband mit neuen Vorsätzen. 22 cm Gutes Exemplar. Versand D: 6,00 EUR

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        23 ???????? ? ???????????????? ??????? ? ????? ?? ????????. [Peter the Great, His Generals and Ministers].

      Ernst Moskva 1848 - Quarto (27,5 x 22,5 cm). 50 pp., including title, with 23 engraved portraits after Ya[kov Ivanovich] Argunov with captions in French and Russian, inscription in pencil to title; a couple of ancient restorations. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards; wormed and rubbed, inner hinges cracked. Lovely and fresh example, of this scarce pictorial record of the men who started the construction of a modern Russia at the turn of the 18th. century, including Sheremetev, Menshchikov, Golitsyn, Bruce, Kurakin and Kantemir among others. Each portrait, inspired from an earlier work by Bantysh-Kamenskiy (??????-?????????, ?????? ?????????? ??????????? ? ?????????, ????????? ? ???????????? ???????? ?????????? ????? ????????, 1812-13), is accompanied by a short biography. Obolianinov 2034; cf. Vereshchagin 34; not in Gubar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Naniwa no Hana [Flowers in Naniwa, Osaka Region]

      Oblong quarto (243 x 270 mm), 12 beautiful coloured woodblock prints on silk (each one 195 x 220 mm) mounted within borders of mottled gilt paper on the rectos (effectively) of pairs of thick card leaves, attached at one edge to form an 'orihon' or concertina. Flush-cut patterned cloth with a silk title-label on the front cover; all edges gilt; covers lightly worn at the extremities; gilt edges a little chipped (more heavily so on one edge); a few light spots of foxing to some plates; a very good copy, with the plates essentially in fine condition. Hasegawa Sadanobu II (1848-1940) was the second of at least five generations of Sadanobu artists.

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        The records of New Amsterdam from 1653 to 1674 anno domini.New York, The Knickerbocker Press, 1897. 7 volumes. 8vo. Contemporary tanned sheepskin.

      - Not in Sabin. First edition of Fernow's revised translation into English of the original Dutch manuscript minutes of the court in New Amsterdam. They are the earliest Dutch manuscript records from the area now known as New York City. At the beginning of the 19th century volume 1 was translated by Westbrook, the remaining volumes were translated by E.B. O'Callaghan in 1848. For the present edition Berthold Fernow (1837-1908), editor and writer of several other historical works and articles, made a completely new translation of volume 1 and revised the other volumes. The bindings are rubbed, but otherwise good. Some occasional spots throughout, but otherwise in very good condition, wholly untrimmed and partly unopened. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain

      London: Bradbury & Evans, 1848. First edition. Near Fine. Small 8vo: [viii], 188; complete. A solid, Near Fine copy with all required points by Smith (II.9). A few small ink spashes on the cloth and a small circular embossed ownership stamp on the front end paper, otherwise in excellent condition. Dickens' fifth and final Christmas book. As in his other Christmas books, Dickens is rather heavy-handed with his moral: that it is better to forgive than forget. Near Fine.

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        Das Brandunglück der Stadt Wunsiedel im Jahre 1834 und der Wiederaufbau derselben in den Jahren 1835 bis 1843. Ein Beitrag zur Stadtchronik mit 2 Situationsplänen. Gewidmet den Wohlthätern der Stadt Wunsiedel nach dem Brande.

      Bayreuth: Höreth 1848 - 4°. 60 S.: 2 mehrfach gefaltete lithographierte Stadtpläne. Lithographierter Original-Pappband mit Deckeltitel und Stadtwappen, fleckig. 1. Ausgabe, sehr selten. - Die Pläne (je ca. 35:43 cm) zeigen den Grundriß der Stadt vor dem Brande und nach dem Wiederaufbau. - Stadtgeschichtlich hochinteressant ist die Auflistung der Einwohner mit ihren Gewerben ebenfalls vor und nach dem Brande sowie eine tabellarische Übersicht der Spender und ihrer Spenden. - Stockfleckig, die Pläne jedoch nahezu fleckenlos. - Pfeiffer 52450. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Reformer's Almanac for 1848 [and] The Reformer's Companion to the Almanacs.

      Wortley near Leeds: printed by Joseph Barker 1848 - 8vo., 32 + 384pp., occasional soiling and browning, 4 leaves of one issue rather cropped with loss of letters, contemporary black half calf over marbled boards, sympathetically rebacked with gilt lines and lettering. Harrison and Thompson p.32. Goldsmiths 36009 (but issues nos. 1-6 only). Not in Stammhammer. A Chartist journal edited and published by Joseph Barker, the present set comprising issue nos. 1-12 for January to October 1848. [LSE and Warwick Un. cite 13 issues, however]. The rather workaday title of this periodical belies the wealth of Chartist and radical material that Barker packs in. Not only does the editor use it as a vehicle for his own views on political reform, his experiences on his six-months' tour of America in 1847 had evidently affected and broadened his views about democracy and government. While he notes that republicanism in America was not complete and universal suffrage was certainly not established - hence the continuation of slavery which Barker condemns - nonetheless, America was a desirable country for emigrants, and he gives the would-be emigrant detailed instructions how to go about emigration with as little difficulty as possible. He roundly condemns his own country for its inequalities and endemic unfairnesses. 'We are not an enlightened nation. There are enlightened individuals in the nation, but the nation in general is unenlightened'. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        ITINERARIO DESCRIPTIVO, GEOGRAFICO, ESTADISTICO Y MAPA DE NAVARRA

      - 1848 Teodoro Ochoa, Pamplona 150 p. + [26] h. + mapa desplegable en b/n. 21x15 cm. Enc. piel con motivos dorados Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web. (caminos, carlismo, clima, Estella, industria, Sangüesa, Tudela)

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        Portraits of the Chiefs at the British Factory in Canton

      Large hand-coloured lithograph print, measuring 55.5x38cm. Slight dust-staining and wear, marginal repairs. [London], Day & Son, n.d. [but

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        Dombey and Son

      Bradbury and Evans, London 1848 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        [American Indians] Die Indianer Nord-Amerikas und die während eines achtjährigen Aufenthaltes unter den wildesten ihrer Stämme erlebten Abenteuer und Schicksale . . . mit 24 vom Verfaffer nach der Natur entworfenen Gemälden [Hand-Colored] [Letters and notes on the manners, customs, and condition of the North American Indians]

      Brussels and Leipzig: Carl Muquardt, [1846-]1848. Translated into German by Dr. Heinrich Berghous. Imperial 8vo: x,[2],382pp, with 24 tissue-guarded hand-colored plates. Contemporary quarter calf, flat spine in five compartments, lettered and decorated in gilt, stamped in blind; marbled covers, edges and end papers. An excellent copy, binding tight and unmarred, moderate foxing (mostly marginal) to about half of text leaves but plates completely clean and richly colored. Continental editions of Catlin are quite scarce, and this offers reduced-scale versions of the plates in the North American Indian Portfolio at a fraction of the cost. Howes C 243b. Sabin 11539. Pilling 684. Graff 630. ¶ First German Edition (published originally in different form, in London, 1841), a hybrid of Catlin's two best known works, Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians (1841) and North American Indian Portfolio (1844). The text of this edition is an abridged version of Letters and Notes, while most of the plates are scaled-down versions of the large folio plates of the Indian Portfolio. "As graphic delineations of Indian hunting and dancing scenes, these plates rank next to those of Bodmer." (Howes) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. Near Fine.

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        Narrative of events in Borneo and the Celebes, DOWN TO THE OCCUPATION OF LABUAN: FROM THE JOURNALS OF . together with a narrative of the operations of H. M. S Iris.

      London John Murray 1848 - Two volumes, second edition, 8vo, [2], [ii], iii-xviii, 386pp., 2pp. ads at end; xii, 396pp., 8pp. ads at end numbered 1-4, 13-16, engraved portrait, with 17 wood-engraved or lithographed plates, 5 folding maps. Original red pictorial cloth gilt, yellow endpapers, volume II with small repair at head of spine, light wear, an excellent set. The acquisition of Labuan, an uninhabited island originally part of the Sultanate of Brunei, was first proposed by James Brooke, the first white Rajah of Sarawak, in order to halt piratical activities and provide a naval base against increasing French and American interests in the South China Sea. In 1846, the Sultan ceded it to Britain, with Brooke Governor of the territory. Henry Keppel, an admiral who became life-long friends with Brooke after becoming a senior naval officer in the Straits of Malacca, assisted his fight against Malay pirates and published the first version of his journals in 1846. Soon after Captain Mundy whilst in command of the British squadron in the Straits of Singapore and on the coast of Borneo also became acquainted with Brooke. "Mundy like so many sailors was enchanted with James and.was to edit the parts of his journals that were omitted in Keppel's edition" (Runciman), but in doing so he published some of the his more sanguinary deeds glorying in his battles with pirates, which some saw as the massacring of innocent savages for material gains. Steven Runciman, The White Rajah: A History of Sarawak from 1841 to 1946, pg. 85. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Narrative of the Expedition Sent by Her Majestys Government to the River Niger in 1841 under the command of Captain HDTrotter

       First edition. 2 vols. Portrait, 2 folding maps & 15 engraved (1 folding)plates and including 1 further map., with illustrations in the text. 8vo. A very good copy in original but remainder (?)  blue cloth, gilt very slight wear to headcaps. a prize binding as attested by an inscrription on the front free endpaper  ( Ealing School  fourth Mathematics 1858) , a.e.g xviii, 509; viii, 511pp. London, Bentley,

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        Winterthur und die Eisenbahn zur Zeit der Dampflokomotiven 1890 bis 1930. Sammlung von 158 photographischen Abzügen .

      Order mit Zeigentaschen., Es handelt sich um Abzüge auf Photopapier aus der Foto- u. Bildersammlung der Winterthurer Stadtbibliothek. Meist mit einem erklärenden Text.Die Bilder wurden von Peter Strupler für die Illustration seines Buches Winterthur und die Eisenbahn zur Zeit der Dampflokomotiven 1848 bis 1968 benötigt. Entsprechend sind vor allem Lokomotiven und Bahnhöfe aus der Zeit von 1890-1930 abgebildet. Daneben einige Ansichten aus dem Stadtleben.

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        [Mexican-American War]: Autograph Letter Signed

      City of Mexico, 1848. Fine. Both sides of a single quarto leaf. Measuring 8" x 10.25". Neatly torn from a bifolium, probably by the writer, old folds from mailing, and a very small, faint stain, else just about fine. A neat and easy to read letter from Col. Zeigler to an unnamed attorney representing the sister of Corporal William Eurich, who was killed during the Siege of Puebla in September 1847. Zeigler responds in detail to the attorney's request to know of Eurich's personal effects and property, and gives a summary of his pay as both a private and corporal, of his clothing and shoe money due, as well as the "Value of Land" - presumably a land bounty due to the soldiers, which was by far the largest sum due his survivors at $100. Aside from retaining some small personal effects which he intended to deliver to her personally upon his return, he ends with a message to Eurich's sister Cassandra: "Assure her that I or any of the 'Yorkers' here in Mexico can render her any comfort of assistance that we will cheerfully do so. We all sympathize with her deeply in the loss of her only brother." Zeigler joined the Monroe Guards, a Philadelphia Regiment as a Sargeant, along with eight other York residents including Eurich. He eventually headed the Second Pennsylvania Regiment. Eurich seems to have been the only one of the group who died in combat, although three others died of sickness. A nicely poignant memoir of a slain soldier from the Mexican War.

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        Les Confessions d'un Écolier

      Paris & Rio de Janeiro: Belin Leprieur et Morizot, 1848 - 'The Confessions of a Schoolboy'Twelve Hand-Colored Lithograph Plates by Victor AdamADAM, Victor, illustrator. SAILLET, M. Alexandre de. Les Confessions d'un Écolier. [The Confessions of a Schoolboy]. Paris & Rio de Janeiro: Belin Leprieur et Morizot, 1848. First edition. Octavo (8 3/4 x 5 5/8 inches; 223 x 143 mm.). [iv], 338 pp. Twelve hand-colored lithograph plates (including frontispiece). Text leaves browned but all of the twelve plates clean and fresh apart from some minor marginal foxing in places.Late nineteenth century quarter red morocco over red boards, smooth spine decoratively ruled and lettered in gilt, decorative end-papers. Engraved bookplate of José M. Catarineu on verso of front free end-paper. Apart from the aforementioned browning and marginal foxing a very good copy.An important and rare juvenile title by Alexandre de Saillet, who ranks among the most important children's authors of 19th century France. In this book, Saillet pretends to be editing the anonymous confessions of a real schoolboy.According to OCLC there are only two copies in institutions and libraries worldwide, both at the University of Toronto, Canada. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Geschichte der deutschen Sprache.

      Leipzig, Weidmannsche Buchhandlung, 1848. - Large 8vo. 2 vols. XVIII, 564 pp. (2), 565-1035, (1) pp. Contemp. green cloth with blindstamped covers and giltstamped spines. First edition of this principal work. - Lower hinge of vol. 2 splitting on the inside. Stored in a magnificent giltstamped green half calf portofolio by Jacques P. Desmonts of Norwalk, Connecticut. The native Frenchman Desmonts, born in Bernay in 1938, was long the owner of the renowned New York bookbinding shop James Macdonald. In 1978 he moved the famous establishment to Norwalk, where he passed away in 2008. Goedeke I, 7. Borst 2294. WG 43. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hand-Atlas sämmtlicher medicinisch-pharmaceutischer Gewächse

      oder Naturgetreue Abbildungen und Beschreibung der officinellen Pflanzen für Pharmaceduten, Mediziner und Drogisten. Hrsg. von einem Vereine Gelehrter. Fr. Mauke Vlg. Jena. 1848. XXX m. 127 handcolorierten Kupfertafeln nebst der dazu gehörenden Beschreibung. Hln-Einband berieben und bestoßen-3)innen - 2) Tafeln+Text wenig braunfleckig(guter Zustand)Bild einer Tafel.

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        Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara in the Years of 1845 and 1846 Containing a Narrative of Personal Adventures during a Tour of Nine Months through the Desert amongst the Touaricks and other Tribes of Saharan People including a description of the Oases and Cities of Ghat Ghadames and Mourzuk

      First edition.   2 vols. Folding map and frontispieces (these a little stained) 8vo.   Modern half calf, d  xxxii, 440; xii, 482, [2]ads.pp. London, Richard Bentley,

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        2 autograph letters signed. 1848-1857

      Camden Town 1848 - De Morgan, Augustus (1806-71). (1). Autograph letter signed to an unidentified correspondent. Camden Town, Jan. 27, 1848. 1 page plus integral blank. 180 x 114 mm. (2) Autograph letter signed to Admiral Sir Francis Beaufort (1774-1857). Camden Town, October 7, 1857. 2-1/2pp. 183 x 114 mm. Some foxing, blank portion of second leaf cut away. Together 2 letters, both mounted on single sheet together with printed obituary notice and wood-engraved portrait. Two dryly humorous letters from the mathematician Augustus de Morgan, known for formulating De Morgan's laws or De Morgan's theorem (rules in formal logic relating pairs of dual logical operators in a systematic manner expressed in terms of negation), and for introducing the term "mathematical induction" and making its idea rigorous. De Morgan was also the author of Arithmetical Books from the Invention of Printing to the Present Time (1847), which has been described as "the first significant work of scientific bibliography" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). De Morgan's 1848 letter reads as follows: I can't find Leverrier's Christian names-or, not to make any assumption which a member of the Institute might repudiate-his prénoms. They begin with U. J. Can you tell them? Or must I put down Ulysses Jeremiah at a venture. If you can't tell them, can you calculate them. They can hardly be as difficult as a planet. If you happen to know Hencke's, pray tell them to me: but I can't demand them of you as a right which I do Leverrier's. "Leverrier" refers to Urbain Jean Joseph Leverrier (1811-77), the French astronomer whose mathematical calculations and astronomical observations of the perturbations of Uranus led directly to the discovery of Neptune. "Hencke" refers to German astronomer Karl Ludwig Hencke (1793-1866), discoverer of the asteroids 5 Astraea and 4 Vesta. The 1857 letter reads: I had a note from Mr. Smyth this morning, by which I was very glad to hear that you were able to write, and that your handwriting was still of the old firm type. This note was in answer to one which made some inquiries about your identity-not health alone, but identity-and it appears that you and I have been fellow sailors, and that 51 years ago this very month. To be sure we were, as we may say, at the two extreme ends of the chain. You commanded the Woolwich, and I commanded nothing but my mother's constant attention, being then an infant of four months old on board the Jane Duchess of Gordon E. S. But my command was in better order than yours; for my voice was sufficient per se, whereas yours would have been of little effect but for the knowledge that the nine tails and powder and ball were looming in the distance as definite possibilities. I picked up my mother's journal a few days ago, which let me into this little secret. It would do you good to see how you were cut up when you shortened sail against the wishes of the ladies. De Morgan was born in India and returned to England as an infant; his letter refers to this voyage. His correspondent, Admiral Sir Francis Beaufort, was a naval hydrographer who conducted important hydrographic surveys in South America and southern Anatolia; he served for 25 years as head of the Hydrographic Office of the British Admiralty, and invented the Beaufort scale for indicating wind force. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Aristotelis Opera Omnia Greace et latine cum indice niminum et rerum absolutissimo

      PARIGI: Editore Ambrosio Firmin Didot, 1848 - 1931. Rilegato. BUONO. 18 27. I - II - II - IV - V USATO

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        The Comic History of England (Two Volume Set)

      (London): Published at the Punch Office, 85, Fleet Street, 1848. Good. First edition, first issue. Two volumes. Octavos. Each volume with the half-title printed in red, 10 hand-colored plates and 120 wood-engravings by John Leech. In the original gilt decorated publisher's purple cloth. Two early owner's signatures in ink and pencil on the front free endpapers. Moderate fading to the spine and edges, corners are bumped, front joint and hinge of volume one is partially split (still holding snug) with a chip at the crown, good. The scarce first issue in book form of John Leech's great satiric work, complete as issued in the original cloth.

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        Eigenh. Albumblatt mit U.

      Wien, 22. IX. 1848. - 1 S. Qu.-8vo. "Wenn endlich wir im offnen Kampfe stehn, | Im offnen Kampfe gegen all' das Schlechte, | Das Jahre lang die Seele uns empört, | Dann ist der Kampf Genuß und höchstes Glück, | Und diese Stürme sind die beste Zeit! [.]". - Alt auf Trägerpapier montiert. MEGA III/2, 23, 46, 447, 449; III/3, 310; III/4, 324, 514; III/6, 393, 441, 539.

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        Willem II. Geboren 6 december 1792. Koning der Nederlanden 7 october 1840, ingehuldigd 28 november 1840, overleden te Tilburg 17 maart 1849. Ets en Gravure, 41x30cm.

      Met opschrift: grondwets-herziening 1848 en aan de randen de namen Salamanca, Vittoria, Quatre-Bras, Waterloo, Hasselt, Bautersem. Onderaan; Je maintiendra. Uitgegeven door A.C. Kruseman. Vouwtjes aan de randen, verder in goede staat. KH103

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        The Comic History of England (Two Volume Set)

      (London): Published at the Punch Office, 85, Fleet Street, 1848. Good. First edition, first issue. Two volumes. Octavos. Each volume with the half-title printed in red, 10 hand-colored plates and 120 wood-engravings by John Leech. In the original gilt decorated publisher's purple cloth. Two early owner's signatures in ink and pencil on the front free endpapers. Moderate fading to the spine and edges, corners are bumped, front joint and hinge of volume one is partially split (still holding snug) with a chip at the crown, good. The scarce first issue in book form of John Leech's great satiric work, complete as issued in the original cloth.

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