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

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

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc. ]
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        Guckkasten. Politisches Wochenblatt für`s Volk. (ab Nr. 8:) Sonntagsblatt zum Gerad` aus! (Früher Guckkasten.) Politisches Wochenblatt für`s Volk. - Gerad` aus. Politisches Wochenblatt für`s Volk

      Wien, 14. Mai - 25. Okt. 1848.. Nr. 1 - 12 (14. Mai - 30. Juli); Nr. 1 - 6, 8 - 119, 121 - 128, 133 - 139, 141 (10. Mai - 25. Okt.). Jeweils 4 S., ab Nr. 69 größerformatig und 8 S.; die letzten Ausgaben des Oktobers teils in 2 Varianten vorliegend, teils wieder nur 1 Blatt oder ein Doppelblatt. Ungebunden. Zwar nicht ganz komplett, aber doch außergewöhnlich umfangreiche Folge der nicht häufigen Revolutionszeitschrift; die Zeitschriftendatenbank über das KVK weist nur bis Nr. 122 nach. - Die letzten Nummern wurden tlw. zweimal am Tag veröffentlicht, wohl je nach zur Verfügung stehendem Papier. - Tls. etwas fleckig, mit üblichen Gebrauchsspuren. Eine Nummer stärker lädiert.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        We The Drowned

      Harvill Secker,, 2010. 1st printing 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Signed by Author. SIGNED and DATED in publication month - 15th April 2010. UK First edition. Fine unread copy. SIGNED and DATED to the title page. Scarce signed. True UK first. This is an epic drama of adventure, courage, ruthlessness and passion by one of Scandinavia's most acclaimed storytellers. In 1848, a motley crew of Danish sailors sets sail from the small island town of Marstal to fight the Germans. Not all of them return - and those who do will never be the same. Among them is the daredevil Laurids Madsen, who promptly escapes again into the anonymity of the high seas. As soon as he is old enough, his son Albert sets off in search of his missing father on a voyage that will take him to the furthest reaches of the globe and into the clutches of the most nefarious company. Bearing a mysterious shrunken head, and plagued by premonitions of bloodshed, he returns to a town increasingly run by women - among them a widow intent on liberating all men from the tyranny of the sea. From the barren rocks of Newfoundland to the lush plantations of Samoa, from the roughest bars in Tasmania, to the frozen coasts of northern Russia, "We, The Drowned" spans four generations, two world wars and a hundred years. Carsten Jensen conjures a wise, humorous, thrilling story of fathers and sons, of the women they love and leave behind, and of the sea's murderous promise. This is a novel destined to take its place among the greatest seafaring literature.

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        L'Espagne Pittoresque, Artistique et Monumentale. Moeurs, usages et costumes.

      Paris, Libraire Etnographique, 1848. - Folio; 2 hs., 392 pp., 2 hs. Con 106 viñetas entre el texto, de Célestin Nanteuil y una lámina retrato de Isabel II. Ejemplar carente de las 50 láminas de monumentos y trajes que acompañan al texto. Encuadernación en media piel, de la época.

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        The Rose Garden. In two Divisions. 1. Embracing the history of the rose, the formation of the rosarium . 2. Containing an arrangement, in natural groups, of the most esteemed varieties of roses recognised and cultivated . Second edition.

      London, Sherwood, Gilbert & Piper 1848 - . 25 x 17 cm. 6 Bl., 151 pages, 177 pages, (3 pages) with Textillustrationen und 15 kolorierte plates. contemporary half-calf with 2 goldgepr. Rückenschildchen. Erste Ausgabe. Stock 2157. Seidenpapiere teils leicht stockfleckig. Sehr gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Fatzer ILAB]
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        Utagawa Hosai - Album of 50 Prints

      (circa1900).. 50 colour woodblock prints by Meiji artist Utagawa Hosai who also used the names Baidô Hosai and Kunisada III (1848-1920). Each portrait gives the name of the actor and role, along with the artist's signature (either "Hôsai" with toshidama seal of Utagawa studio or "Utagawa Hôsai" and seal). A series title is provided on the bottom, printed in a mechanical type sort of font (though probably woodblock carved and printed). Among the series titles the names of Tokyo theatres at which the performances took place, for example, Kabukiza shinkyôgen (New plays at the Kabukiza [theatre name]), Shintomiza shinkyôgen (New plays at the Shintomi Theatre). A few also give a series number. Attractive calligraphic title label laid down on upper cover reads Hosai ga [Hosai pictures]. .

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        The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (8 Volume Set)

      London - Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans 1848 - 8 volume set. Moroccan leather binding. Good bindings and covers. Suitable for a gift, a handsome set. Marbled edges and end papers. Light wear, a few scuffs, to extremities. Vol I: [2], [v]-lii, 509, [1] pp; frontis, 2 folding maps. Vol II: [2], [v]-xii, 488 pp; 1 folding map. Vol III: [2], [v]-xii, 571, [1] pp. Vol IV: [2], [v]-xii, 533, [1] pp. Vol V: [2], [iii]-xvi, 555, [1] pp. Vol VI: [2], [v]-xii, 501, [1] pp. Vol VII: [2], [iii]-xii, 555, [1] pp. Vol VIII: [2], [v]-xii, 545, [1] pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Picturesque Sketches in India: With Notices of the Adjacent Countries of Sindh, Afghanistan, Multan, and the West of India

      London - James Madden, 1848 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce, presumed first and only edition of this account of India and its adjacent countries. Featuring a hand-coloured tissue-guarded frontispiece. The half-title reads, 'The History of Bahawalpur'. Dated from Copac. Condition: In a decorative cloth binding, with gilt edges. Externally, slightly rubbed to extremities, with wear to top and tail of spine. Mark to front board. The front hinge is weak. Internally, generally firmly bound, although the frontispiece and titlepage are coming away. Generally bright, with some light spotting prominent to margins and first and last few pages. The front pastedown has a copperplate ink inscription to Lewis Halliday dated 1884. Private ink ownership stamps of L. Halliday to front pastedown and recto and verso ofhalf-title. Overall: GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE EXERCISE AND SERVICE OF GREAT GUNS ON BOARD HER MAJESTY'S SHIPS

      London, W. Clowes and Sons, HMSO, 1848.. Interleaved copy, 29 pages with manuscript notes, 2 pages with watercolour diagrams, occasional ink manuscript notes to margin of text, most interleaved pages left blank. 8vo, approximately 235 x 140 mm, 9¼ x 5½ inches, a few text illustrations, 216 pages, bound in full black calf, gilt lettering to spine, blind decorations to edges of covers, A. Neale in gilt to upper cover, the same name in old ink on first free endpaper. Binding rubbed with light scuffing and scratching, very slight bowing to covers, light shelf wear to edges, pastedowns and endpapers have pale staining, title page has a small pale stain to top margin and is slightly dusty, pale stains to top of 7 pages at the beginning, not affecting legibility, many margins slightly dusty with the occasional pale stain, otherwise a good copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Mit Theaterliv.

      5 dele i 2 bind. C.A. Reitzel, København 1848-78. 261+437 + 108+140+267 sider. Meget smukke samtidige brunmarmorerede halvlæderbind. Lidt gulplettet på de første og sidste sider i hvert bind. I øvrigt et frisk og velbevaret sæt.. Attraktivt sæt af dette vigtige memoireværk, hvor dansk ballets mest banebrydende skikkelse nogen side sætter ord på sin virksomhed, sit liv og sin tid

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        Map of England and Wales Founded Upon the Great the Trigonometrical Survey Showing All the Mail Coach, Turnpike and Rail Roads, the Rivers and Navigable Canals

      London J & C Walker 1848. VG : in Very Good condition. Some areas of wear to leather backing map. Some scratching to leather slipcase. Map clean and bright First Edition Linen-backed map in brown burgundy leather slipcase 1040mm x 1330mm (41" x 52"). 35 panels. 35 panelled map in colour. Also shows Bounderies and Divisions of Counties, the Extent of Boroughs and County Election Polling Places under the Great Reform Act.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        Five Years in Kaffirland;

      London, Henry Colburn, , 1848. with Sketches of the Late War in that Country, to the Conclusion of Peace. Written on the Spot. 2 volumes, octavo (206 × 127 mm). Original red embossed cloth, title gilt to spines. Lithographed frontispiece to Volume I, wood-engraved frontispiece t Volume II, full-page map. Frontispieces and title pages slightly foxed, light browning else, cloth a little rubbed, both volumes neatly rebacked with the original spines laid down. First edition. "An account of the 'War of the Axe' written by the wife of an officer with the 91st Regiment" (Mendelssohn). The Wards travelled out on the Abercrombie Robinson, surviving her wreck in Algoa Bay as memorialized by William McGonagall: "But thank God they were all saved and brought to land,/ All through Colonel Bertie Gordon, who wisely did command/ The 91st to see to the women and children's safety,/ An order which they obeyed right manfully..." In his History of South Africa Theal remarks of this book that "The leading events of that war are faithfully described, and a correct view is given of the occurrences that led to it... Much sympathy is displayed for the suffering colonists, though as to the ill-feeling between the Burghers and the soldiers the part of the latter is decidedly taken." A far from common title and here in very good state. Ownership inscriptions to the front free endpapers of Alfred Dolman, whose diaries of his trip to meet Livingstone were published in 1924 under the title In the Footsteps of Livingstone. Dolman was murdered and eaten by his bearers, what remained of him and his servant being buried at Livingstone's station at Kolobeng.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A YACHT VOYAGE TO NORWAY, DENMARK, AND SWEDEN

      Henry Colburn 1848. . 1st Ed. 2 vols. in 1. Sm. thick 8vo. [iv] + 359pp. + t.p. + 304pp. Litho. frontis. Light sporadic browning, half calf with marbled boards, gilt tooled raised bands with intricate gilt tooled compartments and gilt lettering to spine, minor wear to extremities. Dedicated to Lord Rodney with whom the author cruised for three months. The “Iris” Cutter was the sister vessel of the “Corsair” built by Ratsey (Boat builders of Salisbury) for the late Mr Fleming. US$560

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        Personal Recollections of the late Daniel O'Connell, MP 1775-1847

      186, Strand, London.: Chapman and Hall, 1848 2 vols complete, near fine, 1st ed. In uniform, half tan calf with red marbled boards, some blind tooling, corners and edges brushed. Spines, attractive decorative gilt tooling, raised bands, titles in gilt to red and green calf labels, edges brushed. Internally, brown endpapers, text block edges sprinkled red, no inscriptions, printed by C Whiting, Beaufort House, Strand. Vol 1, 1848, [3], (iv-vi), [1], 2-312 pp. Vol 2, 1848, [2], [1], 2-231 pp, [1] adverts. A superb copy. (Allibone 1448.2802). O'Connell, Daniel [known as the Liberator], Irish nationalist leader who while in popular esteem O'Connell is the quintessential Irish national champion, his international significance is underestimated. He was a key figure in the emergence of European democracy and no Irish person before or since has commanded so much attention on the continent as he did in his lifetime. Similarly forgotten to a large extent is his role as an advocate of the rights of those civilly disadvantaged such as Jews, black slaves, and Australian Aborigines. Universalist and nationalist, champion of the weak and truculent bully, man of principle and shameless opportunist, O'Connell remains, like Napoleon or Gladstone, one of those figures with whom historians will never even imagine that they have finished. See ODNB.

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        Pike's Illustrated Descriptive Catalogue of Optical, Mathematical, and Philosophical Instruments,

      New York: Benjamin Pike, Jr., 1848. First Edition. Cloth. Good. One of the best American scientific instrument catalogues ever produced, eclipsed only by the 1856 Second edition from the same manufacturer. Vol. 1 : ix, [1 blank], [11]-346 pages. Vol. 2: [2],[5]-282, [6 blank], plus a 58 page Benjamin Pike scientific instrument trade catalog in rear. Original publisher's cloth with blindstamped decorations and scientific instrument compendium in gilt on front covers. Volume 1 joints and hinges very weak with front cover held by one cord. Volume 2 starting at the edges, but still sound (a failing common to this binding). Extremities worn on both volumes, generally clean internally. Many, many woodcuts of instruments offered by Pike, a tremendous reference work for anyone studying the history of science or scientific instruments in America.

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        Early History of Western Pennsylvania, and of the West, and of Western Expeditions and Campaigns from MDCCLIV to MDCCCXXXIII, With an Appendix

      W.O. Hickok/A.P. Ingram. B002LDL7E2 1848 A. P. Ingram/ W. O. Hickok re-bound leather bound hardcover. Includes a 1882 property tax assessment slip for a property in Summit Tp. consisting of 49 acres, 1 horse and 5 cows. A very interesting piece of history. Book is in good condition. Red full leather covers have minor shelf wear. Corners are lightly rubbed. Spine is clean with 4 raised bands and a title plate. Rear cover has some scuffs on it. Gilt is bright. Fold out plan of Fort Du Quesne has tanned but is still attached and complete. Map of Bouquet's engagements is missing. Pages have some foxing, edge water staining and age tanning. Binding is tight. Ships daily via USPS with delivery confirmation. Books are shipped in protective cardboard. . Good. 1848.

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        Schlacht von Custozza.

      Dall? ?Erinnerungen an die Feldzuge. der K. K. Oester. Armee in italien in den Janren 1848 ? 1849?, Adam in Munchen, 1851. Da questo album in folio massimo, composto di 24 tavv. litografiche stampate a colori (più quella del front.), litografia in colore d?epoca, cm 44, 2 x 61, 3 ca. (il foglio) 33,5 x 52,2 ca. (la parte ill.). Animata scena di battaglia con le truppe austriache in aperta campagna durante la prima guerra d?Indipendenza.

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        "The Jewish Nation; Containing an Account of Their Manners and Customs, Rites and Worship, Laws and Polity"

      "London, The Religious Tract Society" "London, The Religious Tract Society", 1848. 1st Edition. "Description: iv, 452 p. Front. (fold. Plan) illus. 19 cm. Illustrated with a folding frontis plan and an impressive array of in-text figures. Subjects: Bible --Antiquities. Jews --Antiquities. " "Very good copy in the original elaborately blind-tooled and gilt-blocked cloth. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-dulled and rubbed as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scarce. "

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        Personal Recollections of the late Daniel O'Connell, MP 1775-1847

      186, Strand, London.: Chapman and Hall, 1848 2 vols complete, near fine, 1st ed. In uniform, half tan calf with red marbled boards, some blind tooling, corners and edges brushed. Spines, attractive decorative gilt tooling, raised bands, titles in gilt to red and green calf labels, edges brushed. Internally, brown endpapers, text block edges sprinkled red, no inscriptions, printed by C Whiting, Beaufort House, Strand. Vol 1, 1848, [3], (iv-vi), [1], 2-312 pp. Vol 2, 1848, [2], [1], 2-231 pp, [1] adverts. A superb copy. (Allibone 1448.2802). O'Connell, Daniel [known as the Liberator], Irish nationalist leader who while in popular esteem O'Connell is the quintessential Irish national champion, his international significance is underestimated. He was a key figure in the emergence of European democracy and no Irish person before or since has commanded so much attention on the continent as he did in his lifetime. Similarly forgotten to a large extent is his role as an advocate of the rights of those civilly disadvantaged such as Jews, black slaves, and Australian Aborigines. Universalist and nationalist, champion of the weak and truculent bully, man of principle and shameless opportunist, O'Connell remains, like Napoleon or Gladstone, one of those figures with whom historians will never even imagine that they have finished. See ODNB.

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        A History of the Late Province of Lower Canada, Parliamentary and Political, from the Commencement to the Close of Its Existence as a Separate Province VOLS. II, III, IV, V, VI

      Montreal, Quebec, Canada: T. Cary & Co., Thomas Cary, and Richard Worthington, 1848. Set does not include Volume One. Half-Leather, marbled boards. Vol. 2: 1848, 396pp., Vol. 3: 1850, xi, 564pp., Vol. 4: 1866, iv, 548pp., Vol. 5: 1866, vii, 442pp., 1 ad, Vol. 6: 1866, xi, 468pp. Originally appeared in instalments between 1848 and 1855. Endpapers have heavy spotting/foxing, lighter spotting throughout text. Pages are firm in bindings. Boards and leather have edge/rub wear, light chipping/grazing to the marbled paper, leather worn at the corners and the spine top/bottom, light scarring, and creasing to the spine and hinges. Actual set for sale pictured. 12 x 18.8 x 13.2 cm, wt 2.1Kg Please note the set is oversized and it may require extra postage depending on the service and destination.. Reprint. Hard Cover. VG. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        L'AMI DU PEUPLE EN 1848 (An 1er de la Republique reconquise) par F. V. RASPAIL - 13 giornali presenti come da distinta, Paris, Au bureau du journal, 1848

      formato giornale cm. 32 x 45. Due sole facciate per ogni esemplare. Strappetti vari ma senza mancanze di testo. Di questo giornale molto importante e rarissimo (presenti soltanto alcuni numeri in poche biblioteche europee) possediamo 13 esemplari con queste date : 1 8 4 8 num. data 1 27-feb 2 28-feb 3 12-mar 4 16-mar 5 19-mar 7 26-mar 8 30-mar 9 02-apr 10 06-apr 12 13-apr 13 16-apr 14 20-apr 18 04-mag ì Il lotto viene offerto in BLOCCO senza divisioini a

      [Bookseller: Libreria e Rivisteria Ferraguti]
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        A monograph of the british naked-eyed Medus: with figures of all the species.

      Subject: (Biologia marina). London, Ray Society, 1848, leg. m.pelle, pp. (6)-104 + 13 belle tav. lit. a col. x

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        In desparate need of a bank loan. Autograph letter, signed

      Washington: 3 April, 1848. Very Good/American statesman, seventh U.S. Vice President, proponent of the War of 1812, and architect of the Confederate States of America. Here he writes to an unidentified banker, "I shall want that it is $4,500, instead of $5,500. If the bank cannot accommodate me with that amount, I then shall want $2,600 or $1,600..... 115 x 180 mm; 2 leaves, second leave blank but for docket. British-manufactured paper embossed with blind stamp and gilt along edges. Small remnant of mounting tape on verso of second leaf. Includes steel-engraved portrait.

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        Réflexions et menus-propos d'un peintre genevois ou Essais sur le beau dans les Arts (.). Précédés d'une notice sur la vie et les ouvrages de l'auteur par Albert Aubert.

      - Paris, J.-J. Dubochet, Lechevalier et Cie, 1848. 2 volumes petit in-8, plein veau blond glacé de l'époque, dos à nerfs ornés de caissons garnis d'un riche décor doré aux petits fers, pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin bordeaux, datés en pied, filet d'encadrement doré sur les plats, roulette sur les coupes, tranches peigne (accroc de cuir à un plat), (4), xxxvi, 342 p. et (4), 350 p. Première édition collective, en partie originale. "Les textes qui forment ce recueil furent conçus sous forme de fascicules, entre 1830 et 1843 ( ). Dans ce travail théorique majeur, Töpffer veut donner une conception nouvelle des arts du dessin, en les dégageant du canon classique de l'imitation. Pour sa démonstration, qu'il construit a contrario, il oppose la photographie, qui vient à peine d'être inventée, aux Beaux-arts. Ainsi dans le texte 'De la plaque Daguerre', la photographie est-elle présentée comme un procédé voué à la simple imitation mécanique de la nature, tandis que le dessin apparaît, lui, comme un art libre, poétique et spirituel" (Charles Grivel). Ex-libris armorié gravé de Sylvain van de Weyer (Louvain, 1802- Londres, 1874), avocat, diplomate et homme d’Etat belge qui fut membre du Gouvernement provisoire en 1830 et Premier ministre entre 1845 et 1846. Fine et jolie reliure de l'époque.

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        The Demerara Martyr.

      London: Charles Gilpin, 1848. [1] + xxvi + 274pp + 2pp publisher's ads + plate. 1st ed., text rather browned in worn original cloth, rebacked and with new end papers. Very seldom seen.

      [Bookseller: Pennymead Books]
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        [The Guard Chamber, Windsor Castle [Pl. 3]

      London: Thomas McLean, 1848]. Chromolithograph, finished by hand, cut to edge of image (as issued) and mounted on original thin card mount with ink- ruled border. 13 x 18 5/16 inches. A fine image of the interior of Windsor Castle. This high quality plate, cut to the image edge and mounted in imitation of a watercolour, is from Joseph Nash's 'Views of the Interior and Exterior of Windsor Castle', published in London in 1848. Abbey Scenery 360, plate 3

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        Johannes Bückler, der Räuber am Rhein. - Monatliche Abendunterhaltungen. Herausgegeben von Karl Theodor Debitz. Monat August 1848

      Zittau, Vogt, 1848.. Mit lithograph. Tafeln. 160 S. HLwd. d. Zt. Nicht im KVK, das allerdings eine Ausgabe der "Abendunterhaltungen" von 1847 kennt; diese Ausgabe für mich bibliographisch sonst nicht nachweisbar. - Der Bericht zu Schinderhannes geht bis S. 108 und umfasst nach den Bogensignaturen die "Abendunterhaltungen" von August bis September. Die daran anschließende Ausgaben Oktober bis Dezember mit "Die Herrin von Ardó. Ungarische Sage", "Die Eroberung Konstantinopels durch Mohammed II." und "Der Zengfels bei Friedeberg. Sächsische Volkssage". - Zwei der Tafeln (Besuch beim Rentmeister; Die Enthauptung Bücklers) beziehen sich auf die umfangreiche Darstellung des Lebens und Sterbens des Schinderhannes. - Leicht berieben. Etwas fingerfleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        O Trovador : Colecção de Poesias Contemporâneas / Redigida por uma Sociedade d'Académicos

      Coimbra : Na Imprensa de E. Trovão 1848 - ~ Edição em livro das poesias publicadas entre 1844 e 1848 no periódico literário «O Trovador», do qual saíram 24 números. Colaboraram, entre outros, João de Almeida Garrett (ocultando o seu nome sob dois asteriscos), A. Cabral Couceiro, António Gonçalves Dias, António Maria do Couto Monteiro, António Pereira da Cunha, A. de Serpa, António Xavier Rodrigues Cordeiro, Augusto Lima, Ayres de Sá Pereira e Castro, Evaristo Basto, Francisco de Castro Freyre, Francisco Palha, H. O’Neill, J. da Costa Cascais, José Freire de Serpa Pimentel, J. Fructuoso, D. João de Azevedo, João de Lemos, J. M. Borges, Luís Augusto Palmeirim, L. Correia Caldeira, L. da Costa Pereira, Luís da Silva Mousinho de Albuquerque, Nuno Maria de Sousa Moura ~ Meia inglesa de pele com ferros dourados na lombada, cabeça aparada, outras margens sem aparar ~ 5f+400p+1f ~ 22x15x2cm. ~ Muito Bom estado ~ LANGUAGE: Português / Additional images available/ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A HISTORY OF THE LATE PROVINCE OF LOWER CANADA, PARLIAMENTARY AND POLITICAL, FROM THE COMMENCEMENT TO THE CLOSE OF ITS EXISTENCE AS A SEPARATE PROVINCE; EMBRACING A PERIOD OF FIFTY YEARS

      Quebec. 1848-1855.. Six volumes. [2],xiv,360; [2],396; xi,[1],564; [2],540; vi,425; 468pp. Modern paper boards, printed paper labels. Some light scattered foxing, scattered staining in third volume, else very good. An important publication compiling an in- depth picture of events from 1791 to 1841 in Lower Canada and printing a number of significant documents no longer extant. Christie published many narratives concerning the governors of Lower Canada and their administrations, from Sir James Henry Craig to the Earl of Dalhousie. The present publication includes a number of those accounts. TPL 2450. DIONNE III:540. SABIN 12936. LANDE 138. GAGNON 1:895.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        [The Grand Staircase, Windsor Castle [Pl. 2]

      London: Thomas McLean, 1848]. Chromolithograph, finished by hand, cut to edge of image (as issued) and mounted on original thin card mount with ink- ruled border. 16 1/4 x 12 7/8 inches. A fine image of the interior of Windsor Castle. This high quality plate, cut to the image edge and mounted in imitation of a watercolour, is from Joseph Nash's 'Views of the Interior and Exterior of Windsor Castle', published in London in 1848. Abbey Scenery 360, plate 2

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church..... Together with The Psalter or Psalms of David.... and the Form and Manner of Making, Ordaining, and Consecrating Bishops, Priests, and Deacons

      London: G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode 1848, 1848. 16mo. Finely bound in heavy black papier-mache boards intricately detailed in compartments with floral designs, central figure of Christ within an archway, later leather spine with title in relief; all edges gilt with gauffered decoration, coated black endpapers (with some minor marks). Generally a fine example.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        A monograph of the Crag mollusca, or, descriptions of shells from the middle and upper tertiaires of the East of England. Part. I. Univalves = Part. II. Bivalves = Continuations of bivalves.

      Subject: (Paleontologia). London, 1848-1853. Tre vol. in-4 due in m.tela originale ed uno in br. cop. muta, pp. XII-208-XIV + 216 + con 20 + 20 belle tav. inc. f.t. (di George Sowerby).

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Illustrations of the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians: In a series of letters and notes written during eight years of travel and adventure among the wildest and most remarkable tribes now existing, 2 volumes

      Published by Henry G Bohn , London 1848 - , viii, 264 pages and viii, 266 pages including appendices at rear, frontispiece in volume one, complete with 312 engravings in total on 180 plates, folding map in volume 1, 2 full page maps in volume 2 Seventh edition , corners rubbed, covers lightly marked, heads and tails of spines professionaly refurbished, previous owner bookplate to front pastedowns, a bit of foxing here and there, gilt nice and bright, sound clean copies in good condition , original red cloth with gilt titles and Indian to spine, gilt-stamped Indian on horse to front, blindstamped decorative borders to front and rear, blindstamped Indian on horse to rear Quarto, 26 x 18 cm Hardback [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Il nipote del Vesta-Verde. Strenna popolare per l'anno 1848/1859. Anno I/XII.

      Subject: (Almanacchi). Cofanetto in cartone rigido, con undici volumi in brossura : le prime 12 strenne di questo famoso almanacco meneghino, antesignano sia dell'unit? d'Italia che di un protosocialismo. Milano, Vallardi, 1848, 16mo brossura originale, cop. tipografica, pp. 256 con ill. n.t. ed una carta ed una tavola xil. in antiporta f.t. + 1849, pp. 208 con numerose ill. n.t. ed una carta ed una tavola xil. in antiporta f.t. Ex libris A.F. "Vivere ardendo ? non sentire il male"di A. Baruffi. + 1850, cop. tipografica, pp. 208 con numerose ill. n.t. ed una carta ed una tavola xil. in antiporta f.t. Ex libris A.F. "Vivere ardendo ? non sentire il male"di A. Baruffi. + 1851, 16mo brossura originale, cop. tipografica, pp. 190 con numerose ill. n.t. ed una tavola xil. in antiporta f.t. Ex libris A.F. "Vivere ardendo ? non sentire il male"di A. Baruffi. + 1852, cop. tipografica, pp. 192 con numerose ill. n.t. con una grande carta panoramica pi? volte ripiegata ed una tavola xil. in antiporta f.t. Ex libris A.F. "Vivere ardendo ? non sentire il male"di A. Baruffi. + 1853, cop. tipografica, pp. 224 con numerose ill. n.t. con una carta (del Tirolo) ed una tavola xil. in antiporta f.t. Ex libris A.F. "Vivere ardendo ? non sentire il male"di A. Baruffi. + 1854, cop. tipografica, pp. 200 con numerose ill. n.t. con una carta (Istria) ed una tavola xil. in antiporta f.t. Ex libris A.F. "Vivere ardendo ? non sentire il male"di A. Baruffi. + 1855, 16mo brossura originale, cop. tipografica, pp. 224 con numerose ill. n.t. ed una tavola xil. in antiporta f.t. Ex libris A.F. "Vivere ardendo ? non sentire il male"di A. Baruffi. + 1856, 16mo brossura originale, cop. tipografica, pp. 224 con numerose ill. n.t. ed una tavola xil. in antiporta f.t. Ex libris A.F. "Vivere ardendo ? non sentire il male"di A. Baruffi. + 1858, 16mo brossura originale, cop. tipografica, pp. 194 con numerose ill. n.t. con una carta (India) ed una tavola xil. in antiporta f.t. Ex libris A.F. "Vivere ardendo ? non sentire il male"di A. Baruffi. + 1859, 16mo brossura originale, cop. tipografica, pp. 142 con numerose ill. n.t. ed una tavola xil. in antiporta f.t. Ex libris A.F. "Vivere ardendo ? non sentire il male"di A. Baruffi. (Soft Cover)

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        Condon's Creek

      Exeter,: W.Spreat, 1848.. Hand-coloured lithograph, mounted; 165 x 260 mm., fine. A fine Australian view by Robert Marsh Westmacott (1801-1870) from his Sketches in Australia, a series of tinted lithographic plates of Sydney and Harbour areas, mountains and southern coastal regions of New South Wales, "drawn from nature".Little is known of Westmacott, except that he was a captain in the 4th (King's Own)Regiment, and that he spent the early 1840s in Australia. His published views represent the last in the chronology of work by military or naval officers in the romantic landscape tradition of the early 19th century.

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        British Butterflies and their Transformations

      London: William Smith, 1848. Hardcover. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Humphreys H N. 1848. Quarto (11.5 inches high). Pages.xii, 139. 42 hand-coloured plates and a hand-coloured decorative frontis. Rebound (c 1980s) in three-quarter leather with marbled paper to boards. New endpapers. Gilt decoration to the leather on the corners and spine on the boards. Raised bands to spine. Elaborate gilt decoration to spine panels . Gilt label. Faint foxing to pre-title page otherwise the contents are clean and free from markings and foxing. Spine and top of front board sunned. Recent book-plate Overall a near-fine copy.

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

      Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black Ltd. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed and bumped with some fading. Rebacked with original faded spine. Fore margin of frontispiece foxed. not impinging. Some foxing and spotting on other plates. 1848. First Edition. Green hardback cloth cover. 340mm x 260mm (13" x 10"). 439pp +plates. Engraved frontispiece and 33 engraved plates, some folding. .

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        Revue comique a l'usage des gens serieux [17 issues bound in 1 volume, 1848]

      Paris : Dumineray 1848 - Description: 17 issues of 'Revue comique a l'usage des gens serieux' bound in 1 volume. 257p. , extensively illustrated ; 28cm. Notes: Authors include Auguste Lireux and Gerard de Nerval. Illustrations include engraved plates and title pages. Designers credited include: Bertall, Fabritzius, Nadard and others. Engravers credited include: Baulant, Louis, Montigneul and others. Subjects: Caricatures and cartoons - France - Periodicals. France - Politics and government - 1848-1852 - Periodicals. France - History - Second Empire, 1852-1870 - Caricatures and cartoons. Language: French. Fair to good copy bound in contemporay leather-backed boards. Gilt-blocked leather label to spine. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat worn and rubbed as with. Surface wear to boards as with age. Corners bumped. Scattered foxing. Remains quite well-preserved overall. 1 Kg. 257 pp. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Dombey and Son

      London: Bradbury & Evans,, 1848. With Illustrations by H. K. Browne. Octavo (209 × 130 mm). Finely bound by Bayntun (Rivière) of Bath in mid 20th-century blue crushed full morocco, spines in six compartments with raised bands, gilt titles direct to two compartments and rose designs to four in gilt with red and green morocco inlay, boards panelled with gilt rules and tooling, and decorated with further rose designs gilt with red and green morocco inlay, front board with a central oval with a hand-painted miniature portrait of Dickens mounted behind glass, the oval surrounded with gilt decoration, gilt-rolled board edges, gilt-tooled turn ins, marbled endpapers and all edges gilt. Housed in a blue cloth folding case. 40 engraved plates by Browne (including engraved frontispiece and vignette title page). Armorial bookplate. Very tiny nick to the foot of spine but otherwise externally impeccable, light spotting to plates and end leaves, single wormhole to rear hinge at the foot; excellent condition. First edition in book form of Dickens's Dombey and Son, in a beautiful "Cosway-style binding". These bindings, so called after the famous Regency miniaturist Richard Cosway, were a style of binding executed by Rivière & Son for Sotheran's, with miniatures by Miss C. B. Currie mounted under glass on the front cover. Some but not all examples had certificates of authenticity signed by Miss Currie and J. H. Shorthouse, the "inventor" of the style. Though without certificate or signature, this volume, from the same bindery, has most of the hallmarks of the Cosway format, very attractive and with a high-quality miniature.

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        BIOGRAFIA ECLESIASTICA COMPLETA ( VIDAS DE LOS PERSONAJES DEL ANTIGUO Y NUEVO TESTAMENTO, DE TODOS LOS SANTOS QUE VENERA LA IGLESIA, PAPAS Y ECLESIASTICOS CELEBRES, ETC )

      VV.EE, Madrid 1848 - Holandesa (Martel). Nervios, tejuelos, 30 tomos, 1150 paginas aproximadamente por tomo y grabados, ejemplar muy limpio [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Libros Madrid]
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