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        [Interior of Windsor Castle, a Dining-Room]

      London: Thomas McLean, 1848]. Chromolithograph, finished by hand, cut to edge of image (as issued). (Without original thin card mount with ink- ruled border). 13 1/4 x 17 1/2 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

      [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

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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]

      [Bookseller: Keoghs Books]
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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]

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        Grand Album du Chasseur Avec Texte Musique et Dessins par-

      Paris, Au Ménestrel, Maison A., Meissonnier, Heugel, 1848.. [1848] Title w. historiated initials, as frontispice an aquatint of hounds jumping into the water, chasing a deer with hunters watching. On the title page a stamp: " DUBOIS-BUAN Professeur de Trompe de Chasse Bruxelles", another stamp of a previous owner and a publisher's stamp, all text leaves inobtrusively bear an ownership's stamp in the upper right corner. 8 pp. w. a few musical scores, 96 pp. (all musical scores lithographed) with 17 lithographic plates depicting hunting scenes or showing hoofprints and the ongoing pagination 9-24 with: Maladies du chien, Règles de la Chasse au Cerf & Dictionnaire ...dans la Chasse du Cerf. Contemporary hfcf., simply but attractively gt.-decorated, mrbld endpapers. Bdg a bit rbbd and worn at extremities, a bit of foxing throughout and some faint -only marginal- waterstaining in some places. Front inner hinge cracked. The (second?) edition in conformity with SCHWERDT II, p. 350 for the 1st edition. All plates except the first 2 and the ones with footprints bear the name "F. LEHNERT" in the plate. Oblong-4°. * SCARCE. We could not trace a copy in the Bibliothèque Nationale. Fort rare(?). * More pictures available on request.

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        Road from Emu Plains, over the Blue Mountains

      Exeter,: W. Spreats Lithographic Establishment, 1848.. Hand coloured lithograph; fine, 131x200mm, mounted. An attractive view from Sketches in Australia, taken from drawings by Captain R.M. Westmacott. Shows the first stone bridge built in New South Wales.Prior to European settlement, what is now Emu Plains was on the border of the Western Sydney-based Darug people and the Southern Highlands-based Gandangara people, whose land extended into the Blue Mountains. The first British explorers to visit the area surveyed Emu Plains in 1790 and named it Emu Island after emus they sighted on the land and in the mistaken belief that the land was actually on an island in the Nepean River. It was first referred to by its current name by Governor Lachlan Macquarie in 1814 when William Cox started building his road over the Blue Mountains from there.Captain Westmacott published Sketches in Australia in 1848 and like many of the military officers stationed in colonial New South Wales was a competent draughtsman. He produced many drawings of Sydney and its environs.

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        Lettera autografa firmata Torino, 26 dicembre 1848

      Lettera in italiano autografa firmata "Alberto Della Marmora" indirizzata al "signor Avvocato". La Marmora esprime tutta la sua indignazione per i giudizi negativi pronunciati sul suo conto da un deputato dopo una seduta in Senato. "Le debbo però distinte grazie di avermi collocato tra quelli che sono ora ciò che erano una volta, e che lo debbono essere, e lo saranno sempre; accetto l’asserzione e la profezia. Soldato all'età di 17 anni, soldato sempre fui in tempo di guerra, e soldato sempre sarò tanto che durerà questa, e che batterà il mio cuore tutto italiano. Combattei nel 1809 e nel 1813 contro l'Austriaco; cercai di combatterlo nel 1821 per la qual cosa fui dismesso; lo combattei nel 1848, e non dispero di combatterlo ancora nel 1849". Alberto La Marmora, autore del celeberrimo "Voyage en Sardaigne", servì con il grado di generale durante le guerre napoleoniche e fu decorato personalmente da Napoleone I. In seguito entrò nell'esercito del Regno di Sardegna. 4 pagine su carta verdina, fittamente redatte le prime due, due righe e firma alla terza e altra firma alla quarta. Ottime condizioni.

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        The Haunted Man And The Ghost's Bargain: A Fancy For Christmas-time

      London: Bradbury & Evans. Very Good+. 1848. First Edition. Cloth. A bright First Edition in Very Good+ condition, minor spotting to a few pages. Deep red vertically-ribbed cloth with gold Christmas wreath centered on the front cover; gold ornament to spine; all edges gilt. 17 illustrations, including frontispiece and vignette title. Tenniel made all the chapter decorations which number three; Leech made five pictures, Stanfield three and F. Stone three. Tenniel initialed the drawing for chapter I, but signed none of the others. Leech signed four J. Leech and one with his initials; all of Stanfield's are signed, only one of Stone's. Smith ii.9; Eckel pp. 124-125; The final or fifth Christmas Book was begun in Broadstairs late in the autumn of 1846. Dickens was still deeply engrossed with Dombey and Son at the time. The public responded eagerly when the book appeared, the sale running to 20,000. "It is important to remember past sorrows and wrongs so that you can then forgive those responsible and, in doing so, unburden your soul and mature as a human being. " .

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        Dombey and Son

      London: Bradbury and Evans,, 1848. Dealings with the firm of Dombey and Son. Wholesale, Retail and for Exportation. With illustrations by H. K. Browne. Octavo (205 × 134 mm). Mid-20th-century green half calf, spine elaborately gilt in compartments with two morocco labels (one red one burgundy), marbled sides with gilt and blind rules, beautifully patterned endpapers and all edges gilt. Engraved frontispiece and half-title and 38 plates. Light rubbing to board edges, extremely minor spots or marks to a very few leaves, otherwise an excellent fresh copy. First edition, bound from the parts.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Leipzig, 20. I. 1848. - 1 S. Kl.-4to. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief). An den Verleger, Redakteur und Politiker Friedrich Daniel Bassermann in Heidelberg: "Beiliegend beehre ich mich Ihnen ein Document mitzutheilen, welches Sie hoffentlich in den Spalten Ihrer Zeitung mitzutheilen werth u[n]d geeignet finden werden. Das Vorwort werden Sie wohl beseitigen. Es war das für die Breslauer. Hier aber ist für diese Sachen kein Imprimatur zu bekommen. Da der Verfasser nicht genannt sein will, so behalten Sie gefälligst das Msc. zu seiner Disposition durch mich etwa 8 Wochen [.]". Die Versoseite mit personalisiertem Siegel "AR". Ohne das erwähnte Manuskript. MEGA III/2, 20, 21, 31, 83, 112, 193, 211, 251, 257, 269, 270, 284, 341, 348, 349, 372, 374, 448; III/3, 26, 98, 107, 214, 321, 379, 670; III/4, 13-16, 31, 37, 40, 48, 74, 79-82, 98, 104, 107, 117, 121, 139, 146-150, 153, 159, 160, 163, 164, 170, 171, 176, 183, 184, 187-191, 195, 197-199, 254, 256, 285, 297, 365, 368, 373, 392, 412, 417, 425, 493, 494; III/6, 25, 38, 39, 42, 47, 87, 106, 107, 142, 148, 153, 160, 195, 197, 228, 250, 251, 253-255, 272, 282, 297, 309, 318, 319, 368, 392, 405, 421, 431, 432, 454, 477, 485, 492, 501, 502, 529, 530, 552, 555, 566, 573, 585, 589, 609, 611.

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        Die Presse. Herausgeber: August Zang

      Wien, 3. Juli - 22. November, 1848.. Nrn. 1-25, 30-36, 47, 49, 51, 52, 54, 59, 62, 74, 79-84, 86, 97, 106, 108, 116, 119 und die Dreifachnummer 106 & 107 & 108. Jeweils gefalt. Bogen. Ungebunden. Folio. Großes Konvolut von Ausgaben aus dem ersten Jahrgang der noch heute wichtigen österreichischen Tageszeitung. - Beiliegt: Hütet Euch! Kauft ja nicht das Tageblatt die "Presse." (Wien), Lell (1848). Einblattdruck. 37,5 x 24,5 cm. - Vgl. ausführlich Helfert S. 106 zu den Warnungen vor der "Presse": "... ihr infernalisch aristokratischer Gestank dampft aus dem Riesen-Kreuzer-Folio". - Tls. etwas fleckig, mit üblichen leichteren Gebrauchsspuren.

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        Gothic Ornaments, Being a Series of Exemples of Enriched Details and Accessories of the Architecture of Great Britain. 2-vol. set (Complete)

      Published for the Proprietors by George Bell 1848-1850, London - Folio. IX, [1]pp (text), 104 leaves (plates), [4] leaves (Index); 27, [1]pp (text), 2 + 103 leaves (plates), [3] leaves (Index). Contemporary 3/4 olive morocco over olive cloth, with gold lettering on spines. Raised bands. Marbled endpapers. Additional illuminated title in each volume. Remarkable pictorial survey of Gothic architecture in Great Britain, exquisitely illustrated throughout with 209 magnificent chromolithographic plates showing examples of Doorways, Windows, Stone Capitals, Stone Knots, etc. Of the 209 plates, 42 are in full-color, often heightened in gold (including the 2 illuminated additional title pages). Some rubbing along edges with abrasion to leather. Both volumes have minor and sporadic damp-staining along paper margin (not affecting text or images). Binding in overall fair to good-, interior in good to good+, plates in good+ to very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Physiologie du gout ou méditations de gastronomie trascendante

      Gabriel De Gonet s.d. (1848) Physiologie du gout ou méditations de gastronomie trascendante. Ouvrage theorique, historique et a l?ordre du jour. Dédié aux gastronomes parisiens. Précédée d?une notice par Alph. Karr. Dessins de Bertall. Paris, Gabriel De Gonet, s.d. (1848). In 8vo; pp.XXIII,416. Mezzo marocchino coevo, dorso a cordoni, titolo in oro. Otto tavole sur chine fuori testo incise in acciaio con scene d?allegorie gastronomiche. Moltissime illustrazioni silografate anche a mò di testate, finaletti, capilettera. Raffinata iconografia che interpreta mirabilmente quest?opera considerata giustamente la più classica della moderna gastronomia. Vicaire, 118.

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        TO THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES [caption title]

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

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        SCENERY OF THE WHITE MOUNTAINS: WITH SIXTEEN PLATES, FROM THE DRAWINGS OF ISAAC SPRAGUE

      Boston: Wm. Crosby and H.P. Nichols, 1848.. 4 preliminary leaves, sixteen lithographic plates interleaved with corresponding leaves containing explanatory remarks. Folio. Original cloth, gilt device on front cover, rebacked in period style. Corners repaired, minute wear to rear cover. Faint dampstain to upper outer corner of one plate. Overall internally clean. Very good. A series of classic landscape views in New Hampshire and Maine, viz: 1) "The White Mountains"; 2) "Mount Crawford"; 3) "The Notch of the White Mountains"; 4) "The Lower Cascade of the Notch"; 5) "The Gate of the Notch"; 6) "The Falls of the Amonoosuck"; 7) "The Granite Cliffs of the Falls" (two views on one plate); 8) "The Franconia Notch"; 9) "Profile Mountain at Franconia"; 10) "The Profile Rock"; 11) "The Basin, in Lincoln, N.H."; 12) "The Flume, in Lincoln, N.H."; 13) "Nancy's Bridge"; 14) "Mt. Crawford, from the Notch" (two views on one plate); 15) "Mount Washington" (two views on one plate); and 16) "Mt. Washington, over Tuckerman's Ravine." HOWES O1, "b."

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        Scenery of the White Mountains (First Edition)

      Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1848. FIRST EDITION. Recent half brown morocco leather with faded purple cloth blind stamped gilt decorated and lettered on the front board. The boards have been laid and the book rebacked. Four raised bands with gilt rulling and tool work on spine. All edges gilt. Original brown endpages. From the drawings of Isaac Sprague. [4], 4pp. followed by 16 lithographic plates interleaved with corresponding leaves containing explanatory remarks. 1) "The White Mountains," 2) "Mount Crawford," 3) "The Notch of the White Mountains," 4) "The Lower Cascade of the Notch," 5) "The Gate of the Notch," 6) "The Falls of the Amonoosuck," 7) "The Granite Cliffs of the Falls" (two views on one plate), 8) "The Franconia Notch," 9) "Profile Mountain at Franconia," 10) "The Profile Rock," 11) "The Basin, in Lincoln, N.H.," 12) "The Flume, in Lincoln, N.H.," 13) "Nancy"s Bridge," 14) "Mt. Crawford, from the Notch" (two views on one plate), 15) "Mount Washington" (two views on one plate), and 16) "Mt. Washington, over Tuckerman"s Ravine." Plates 10, 11, 12 & 14 are by lithographs by Bufford, the rest are by Thayer. Some marginal dampstaining to a few plates and some light foxing to a couple of plates else very good. Benjamin W. Thayer and John Henry Bufford (1810-1870) were among America's most important earlier lithographers, both were successors to the pioneering William Pendleton. Isaac Sprague (September 5, 1811 - 1895), the artist who drew the scenes, was a self-taught landscape, botanical, and ornithological painter. He was America's best known botanical illustrator of his day. Photos can be e-mailed.. First Edition. Half Morocco Leather. Very Good. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. Hardcover.

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        Geschichte, Namen, Geschlecht, Leben, Thaten und Absterben der Bischöfe von Würzburg und Herzoge zu Franken, auch was während der Regierung jedes Einzelnen derselben Merkwürdiges sich ereignet hat. (Vortitel: Würzburger Chronik). 2 Bände in 1 Band.

      Bonitas-Bauer 1848-1849, Würzburg - Gr.-8vo. Mit 32 Lithographien auf Taf., 1 lithograph. Faltkarte, zahlreichen Textholzschnitten, Wappen u. Initialen sowie einem wiederholten Holzschnitt-Vortitel. XXIX, 898 S.; 3 Bl., 624 S., 1 w. Bl. Pp. d. Zeit m. geprägt. RSchild. Erste Ausgabe. - An d. Ecken u. Gelenken bestoßen. Rücken oben u. unten bis zum Buchblock abgegriffen, einige Abplatzungen am Überzugpapier. Name über d. 1. Frontispiz auf Titelbl. durchschlagend. Kl. Ausriß über 4 Bl. unter Verlust weniger Buchstaben. Stellenweise stockfleckig. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR, COMMUNICATING...A REPORT AND MAP OF THE EXAMINATION OF NEW MEXICO, MADE BY LIEUTENANT J.W. ABERT...[wrapper title]

      Washington. 1848.. 132pp. plus folding map and twenty-four lithographed plates. Original printed yellow wrappers, neatly rebacked in matching paper. A number of text leaves with small repairs in the margins, not affecting text. Map with marginal repairs and a two-inch repaired tear in the left edge, within the map border but not affecting content. Very good, untrimmed. One of the great southwestern government- sponsored explorations, here in its earliest form, according to Wagner-Camp. The lithographed plates, attributed to Abert himself, include views of Santa Fe, Fort Marcy, San Felipe, the Pueblos, Indians, etc., and are among the most celebrated depictions of the region. The text describes Abert's trip from Fort Leavenworth over the Santa Fe Trail via Bent's Fort, his survey of the northern part of New Mexico, and return via the Trail. The map is the most detailed survey of New Mexico then extant. Also included are the numerals and vocabulary of the Cheyenne. "...A basic SFT document" - Rittenhouse. Difficult to find in the original wrappers. HOWES A11. FLAKE 726. RITTENHOUSE 2. GRAFF 5. WAGNER-CAMP 143. SABIN 57. STREETER SALE 168. WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI 532. PILLING, PROOF-SHEETS 2.

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        REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR, COMMUNICATING, IN ANSWER TO A RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE, A REPORT AND MAP OF THE EXAMINATION OF NEW MEXICO, MADE BY LIEUTENANT J.W. ABERT, OF THE TOPOGRAPHICAL CORPS

      Washington: Bureau of Topographical Engineers, 1848. This is a Senate document from the 30th Congress, 1st Session, Executive No, 23. 132 pages of text material, followed by twenty-four full-page lithographic plates and a large folding map. Plates show very minor brown spotting, confined mainly to the periphery. The large folding map has two small closed tears and small areas of paper defect at left margtin secondary to binding and folding process. The plates were probably drawn by Abert, lithography by C.B. Graham. The report details Abert's trek from Fort Leavenworth, along the Santa Fe Trail to northern New Mexico, and his return along the Trail. Several pages of Cheyenne vocabulary are included in the report. See Howes A11, Streeter Sale 168, Graff 5, Sabin 57, Wagner-Camp 143. First Edition. Green Cloth. Minor Corner and Edge Wear/No Jacket. Octavo.

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        Newport and its Environs, illustrated by a series of views

      Newport: Chas. E. Hammett, 1848. Oblong folio.(12 1/8 x 16 7/8 inches). Tinted lithographic title with vignette. 11 lithographic plates, all after Mason. Contemporary maroon cloth, upper cover with centrally blocked panel containing title 'Newport / and / environs' lettered in gilt. The earliest collection of Newport views by the prominent Newport architect, George Champlin Mason. These views, a pastoral lithographic tour, are very rare, and are among the first to showcase the town as a recreational haven. OCLC cites only eleven plates and no descriptive text, and locates only four copies in institutional libraries. Bartlett describes only a small format work by Mason: Newport Illustrated, in a Series of Pen & Pencil Sketches. (New York, 1854). "George Champlin Mason was a native of Newport and a man of many talents -- an artist, writer, and prolific architect. Eventually, he took his son into partnership for the design of some of the finest homes and estates in Newport dating from the second half of the nineteenth century. When in his twenties, the elder Mason spent two years abroad, where he studied drawing and architecture in Paris, Florence, and Rome. On his return, Mason prepared the drawings for his first published work, Newport and its environs. It was designated "Volume I," although there is no sign that a second volume ever materialized. All of the views bear Mason's signature and tend to emphasize -- with their attention to cows, ducks, sheep, streams, and fishing -- the pastoral quality of Newport's surroundings" - Deak. Deak calls in error for twelve lithographs, plus the elaborate titlepage. The titlepage vignette which is captioned "Fort Dumpling" is the subject of the first descriptive leaf, and is also included in the list of twelve plates which appears across the top of the titlepage. It is not known who executed the lithography, but in the lower margin of each text leaf, 'Francis Hart, Printer,' of New York is credited with the letterpress. A complete list of the present plates follows, in order of appearance: 1) "Fort Dumpling." (title vignette). 2) "Newport from Fort Dunham." 3) "Ellison's Rock near Conrad's Cave." 4) "The Glen." 5) "The Bluff Near Purgatory." 6) "Newport Harbour, from the Blue Rocks." 7) "Easton's Beach." 8) "Head Quarters of Genl. Prescott in 1777." 9) "Coggeshall's Ledge." 10) "Old Stone Mill, Newport." 11) "State House and Parade." 12) "Whitehall." Bartlett p.182 (ref,); Bradford 3247; Deak, Picturing America 558; OCLC 36985187; Sabin 45442.

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        Letters of certain Jews to Monsieur Voltaire, containing an apology for their own people, and for the Old Testament. With critical reflections, and a short commentary extracted from a greater; with Christian notes and additions

      Philadelphia ; Herman Hooker, 1848. 3rd single-volume edition. Notes: Translation of: Lettres de quelques juifs portugais et allemands a M. de Voltaire. Associate reference: Evans 28781. Subjects: Voltaire, 1694-1778. Bible. O.T. - Evidences, authority, etc. Judaism - Apologetic works. Scattered, marginal foxing. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        View of Bermuda showing Timlin's Narrows, Bofs Cove, One Rock Passage and Ship Passage.

      Drawn by Hallewell, engraved by W. Parrott, 1848 (Circa). Large uncoloured lithograph from the rare set of 13 plates. Slightly dusty and very lightly foxed but with full margins. 17 x 11"

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        Vereidigung des Militairs auf die Verfassung zu Leipzig, den 22 März, 1848." Ansicht des Marktes mit Rathaus und umliegenden Häusern, auf dem Platz sind die Soldaten aufmarschiert und legen den Eid auf die Verfassung ab

      Kolorierte Lithographie im Verlag von F. A. Teuscher um 1848. 25.5x40.5 cm. - Jäger, Leipzig 7.722 - Dekorative Darstellung mit reicher Personenstaffage. Vom Rathaus und einigen anderen Häusern wehen Flaggen, darunter auch die schwarz-rot-goldene als Zeichen für die Demokratiebewegung und die nationale Einheit. Nach dem Ausbruch der Februarrevolution dankt in Sachsen das alte Ministerium ab, am 16. März wird es mit liberalen Politikern neu besetzt. Das sogenannte Märzministerium (auch Märzkabinett) setzt auch die Vereidigung der Truppen auf die neue liberale Verfassung durch. Für die Geschichte der Märzrevolution und der Demokratie in Sachsen und Deutschland interessantes Bilddokument.Kurze Einrisse und Bereibungen im leicht fleckigem Rand hinterlegt.

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        Eine Whistgesellschaft! Vorerst nur ein Tisch mit einem Strohmann"

      Lithographie von Wilhelm Storck bei J. G. Fritzsche, Leipzig 1848. 22x28.5 cm. - Wolf, Karikaturen 1.13.6 - Otto, Vormärz S. 319f. - Karikatur mit Text unten in Lithographie: "Sonst spielt ich mit Zepter und Krone und Stern! Altes Lied, vielstimmig eingerichtet und zum beliebigen Gebrauch gewidmet den Allerhöchsten Herrschaften von N. N." Am Tisch sitzen als Kartenspieler die vor der Revolution geflohenenen drei Exilanten: der "Bürgerkönig" Louis-Philippe von Frankreich genannt "die Birne" in gr0ßbürgerlicher Kleidung, der "Kartätschenprinz" Wilhelm von Preußen in Uniform mit Pickelhaube und Fürst Klemens von Metternich als Grandseigneur. Auf dem Fußboden liegen ihre Attribute: Geldsäcke, die der davongejagte Louis-Philippe ins Exil retten konnte; Kriegsspielzeug: zwei Kanonen und ein Kavallerist bei Wilhelm von Preußen; Weinflaschen von seinen Weingütern und diplomatische Schriftstücke, die auf seine zahlreichen Beziehungen und Verbindungen hinweisen, bei Fürst von Metternich.

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        Neues Exercitium des pr. Militairs vor dem Angriff"

      Lithographie Druck von J. C. Fritzsche für den Verlag C. W. B. Naumburg, Leipzig 1848. 16x29 cm. - Wolf, Karikaturen 1.30.2 - Karikatur mit Anspielung auf die Moral im preußischen Militär während der Revolution 1848. Prinz Wilhelm (der spätere König Wilhelm I. von Preußen und ab 1871 Deutscher Kaiser), als Zugführer, hebt zum Kommando eine Branntweinflasche. Dem Befehl gehorchend setzen die Soldaten die Flasche an den Mund. Rechts im Bild ein Faß des Kornbrandes "Echter Nordhäuser".

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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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        1847-48 Albert Smith Natural Histories Including Idler Upon Town Illustrated

      1848- London - D. Bogue, 1847 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A humorous collection of 'natural histories' by Albert Smith, withengraved illustrations and caricatures throughout by Henning including an illustrated frontispiece to each volume. Five volumes bound in one. Albert Richard Smith (May 24, 1816 May 23, 1860), was an English author, entertainer, and mountaineer. The son of a surgeon, he studied medicine in Londonand in Paris, and his first literary effort was an account of his life there, which appeared in the Mirror. He gradually abandoned his medical work in favour of writing. Though a journalist rather than a literary figure, he was one of the most popular writers of his time, and a favourite humorist. He was one of the early contributors to Punch and was also a regular contributor to Richard Bentley's Miscellany, in whose pages his first and best known book, the novel The Adventures of Mr Ledbury, appeared in 1842. He also wrote a series of so-called natural histories: The Gent (1847), The Ballet Girl (1847), 'Stuck-Up' People (1847), Humbugs (1847) andThe Idler upon Town (1848). Condition: In a half long grain morocco binding with marbled paper covered board. Externally, sound but with slight bumping and some wear to extremities and boards and with some rubbing to boards. Front hinge slightly strained. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places. Bright but with the odd spot and some handling marks to pages. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        THE TENANT OF WILDFELL HALL.

      Harper & Brothers,, New York: 1848 - First American one-volume edition. Hailed on the title page as being by the "Author of 'Wuthering Heights'," though that book was by Emily Bronte, not Anne. An apparent attempt to capitalize on the success of WUTHERING HEIGHTS and JANE EYRE, by their sister, Charlotte. First few and last several leaves foxed but otherwise only occasional scattered foxing to margins, making this a nice, clean copy. In contemporary three-quarter leather binding with brown cloth boards. Edges and corners professionally touched up by Dragonfly Bindery and Studio; altogether very good to near fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        NOTES From LECTURES Of PROF. ALONZO CLARKE For 1848 - 49

      (n. p.):: Personal notes & journal,. 1848 - 1849.. 7-5/8" x 6-3/8". 38181.jpg Unpaginated, though 136 (lecture notes), & 68 (financial records of patients)] pp.. Cardboard boards covered with dark blue marbled paper and black leather spine. Four gilt bands and the number '3' labeled at foot of spine. Unlined and previously blank paper.. Chipping and rubbing to boards and spine, marbled paper chipped away. to reveal cardboard boards around edges. Age toning to edges of. leaves, as expected. Several pages contain pencil markings that can. be erased without damage to text. The number 6820 is stamped in. black ink several times to front paste-down,ffep, preliminary blanks,. and a few random pages throughout the text. Also stamped lightly in. text are the words "PULLET", "PEEWEE", & "MEDIUM", however their. stamping in no way obscures Orcutt's writing. An About VG copy of a. unique item.. Almon Mitchell Orcutt, born in Cummington, Massachussets on October 17, 1824, attended the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. The first 136 pages are Orcutt's notes taken during the lectures of Alonzo Clarke, Professor of Practice, College of Physicians and Surgeons. Clarke, a well-known physician and professor, was oft-quoted in the medical journals and medical association reports. One such quote - "All of our curative agents are poisons; and, as a consequence, every does diminishes the vitality" - was indeed quite accurate when one looks at the "medicines" that were standard in the 18th and 19th centuries. Clarke was quoted by John Harvey Kellogg in his work 'Home Hand-Book of Domestic Hygiene' (v.2, first publ. 1880) in Kellogg's discussion of the small pox vaccination. & & Orcutt's notes begin on December 11th, 1848, with a discussion related to the temperature of man. On December 17th the lecture has progressed to ingestion; December 20th - absorption; and on March 20th, 1849, Clarke lectures on the history and progress of tuberculosis. Clarke's lectures, made available to us through Orcutt's notes, give the reader amazing insight into the medical knowledge of the time and medical school training. & & The final 68 pages in this volume contain financial records dating from July 20, 1849 to March 1, 1850, followed by a note that reads "Transferred to Book Labelled Day Book 1850" at the foot of the final page. The information is organized as follows: Date, Patient Name, Service, and Charge. As Orcutt graduated from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1849, we can only assume he began to keep records of his medical practice in the same journal he had been using for his course notes. This record gives the reader a glimpse into the daily life of a mid-19th century physician. & & Almon M. Orcutt is listed as subject to military service as of July 1, 1863, at the age of 38. In May of 1865, Orcutt is still listed as a soldier. After the American Civil War, Orcutt continued to practice as a physician until he died of a diastolic pulmonary abscess on February 11, 1889 in Hardwick, Massachusetts at the age of 64.

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        DOMBEY And SON.

      Lea and Blanchard,, Philadelphia: 1848 - Illustrated with a frontis, title page vignette & 15 inserted engravings, all after the originals by Hablot K. Browne ("Phiz") by Gilbert & Gihon. NB. Collates per NYPL copy. NB. Wilkins speaks of a Lea & Blachard advert for this title, issued in parts, found on the back cover of their Copperfield [1849-50], hawking their edition with illustrations accompanying the parts. One can speculate, given the dates involved, their earlier issues perhaps had fewer plates, given this copy, which is obviously BFTP, as well as that copy in the NYPL, have but 16. A VG+ copy (retailer stamp to t.p. extremities & bottom margin of last page of text). Modern black leather spine with gilt lettering, with period brown cloth covered boards. EPS renewed. Original yellow front wrapper bound-in at rear. Bound with Tavistock Books' item #30013 [Dombey & Daughter], and price is for both titles. 8vo. 1st edition thus [BFTP], and the 3rd US edition (Edgar & Vail, pp. 24 - 25; cf Gimbel A109, for an edition with 36 plates). Not in the McGuire collection. viii, [9] - 320 pp. Novel text in double column. 32 page publisher catalogue bound-in at rear. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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