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        Manual of the Corporation of the City of New York for the Year 1848

      New York: William Osborn, Printer. 1848. First. First edition. 12mo. Contemporary half-morocco and marbled papercovered boards, with owner's name ("Terence Farley") in gilt at the base of the spine. 506, [1]pp. Illustrated with maps and plates, several of them folding. Bookplate front pastedown, one map detached and repaired but present, another folding map has detached at the fold but appears to be complete, rear board detached but present, a good only copy. The owner, Terence Farley, was an Alderman of the City of New York, and a real estate builder and speculator who went broke in 1878. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Hawkers of Ko-I-Staun: With Valley of Caubul and Mountains of Hindoocoosh

      London: Hering & Remington, 1848. Near Fine. 1 hand-colored lithograph 430 x 527 mm. (image is 264 x 372 mm.; mat is 19.5 x 23.25 inches). The lithograph was created by Robert Carrick (1820-1905) of Day & Son, after James Rattray's drawing. James Rattray (1818-1854) was a lieutenant in the British Bengal Army during the first Anglo-Afghan War, 1839-1842. The sketches he produced were published in 30 plates in Scenery, Inhabitants, & Costumes of Afghaunistan (1847-48). This is plate no. 14, showing two falconers from Kohistan, Khudadard and Guldin, with their hawks. Rattray saw them in September 1841 when they were part of the cavalry escort of his brother, Captain Rattray. Green dealer's label on back of mat from Harold T. Storey, London. Very scarce. In Near Fine Condition: lithograph is clean and bright; minor soiling to mat.

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        Doniphan's Expedition

      Cincinnati: J. A. & U. P. James, 1848. Second Edition. Hardcover. Good. 8vo. xii, 13-407pp. Illustrated. Brown cloth hardcover with gilt stamped flag and cannon illustration on front cover. Gilt stamped title on spine. Frontispiece steel engravings of Doniphan and Price. This edition includes a 9.5" by 13" fold-out map titled, "A New Map of Mexico, California & Oregon Published by J A & U P James Cincinnati 1848." Light damp stains and scattered foxing to interior including the engraved portraits. Fold-out map has a chip left upper corner confined mainly to the margin. Some edge wear and fade spots to brown cloth. Head of spine is chipped. Book is protected by mylar. Jas. A. Frazer name written on the title page and right front flyleaf. R. A. Ruff 1936 written on the front paste down. Below his name is the inscription by "Margaret Moore Ruff Schaffer August 1971." Second edition is considered the best edition according to Howes. Howes H 769; Graff 2004.

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        Analisi storico-topografico-antiquaria della Carta de' dintorni di Roma Edizione seconda

      Roma, Tipografia delle Belle Arti, 1848-1849. 3 vols and portfolio, uniformly bound. 8vo(22,5x15,5 cm). Contemporary halfvellum, spine gilt; with cornerpieces, covers marbled paper (rubbed). With red morocco title-labels with gilt titles. Vol. 1: (iv),48 "Discorso Preliminare),(iv),556 pp.; Vol. 2: 680 pp.; Vol. 3: 753,(iii: blank) pp.; Vol. 4: Portfolio with "Carta de'dintorni di Roma secondo le osservazioni di sir William Gell e del professore Ant. Nibby", a large folding map (74x83 cm), divided in 20 segments, pasted on linen. The map is engraved by E. Troiani, 1827. - Convent-stamps on titles and on verso map, but in all a fine set, hard to find complete with the original map.

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        He pasa ekklesia. An Original history of the religious denominations at present existing in the United States. Containing authentic accounts of their rise, progress, statistics and doctrines?

      J.Y. Humphreys, Harrisburg, Pa 1848 - First Edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Compendium of the various religious denominations in the United States, with an account of each church by a church leader. With five chapters of the Methodist Church, viz: The Methodist Society, the Methodist Episcopal Church, the Methodist Protestant Church, the Methodist Society, the Reformed Methodist Church and the True Wesleyan Methodist Church. Also chapters on the Morman Church, the Baptist Church, The Catholic Church, the Episcopal Church, the Dutch Reformed Church, the Presbyterian Church, the Church of Latter Day Saints et al. Flake 7440; Howes R507; Sabin 74157 Contemporary calf, slightly rubbed and worn, black leather spine label, interior very good [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Dealings With The Firm Of Dombey And Son, Wholesale, Retail, and for Exportation

      London: Bradbury and Evans, 1848. First edition. Hardcover. Modern quarter crushed red morocco and marbled boards. Fine. H.K. Browne. 624 pages, 23 x 15 cm. First edition in book form. Forty full-page plates by Hablot K. Browne [Phiz]. Early issue with following points -- two line errata leaf, no half title, vignette title with Cuttle's hook in left hand, "Delight" instead of "Joy" (p.284), page number 431 present. ECKEL pp.74-76. SMITH 1:8. YALE/GIMBEL A103. Text generally clean, plates toned at margins, frontispiece and title foxed,

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

      London: Bradbury & Evans, 1848. 1st one-volume edition. Modern blue half-morocco binding executed in a period style, with gilt decorated spine. TEG. Marbled paper eps. Minor rubs to extremities. Bookplate to front paste-down. Bookseller slip tipped-in to ffep. Usual bit of foxing to plates. Withal, a Nr Fine copy which shows quite well on the shelf.. xvi, 624 pp. 40 steel engraved plates by Phiz [Hablot K. Browne]. 8vo.

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        Dombey and Son: Wholesale, Retail and for Exportation

      London. London: Bradbury & Evans. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1848. First Edition. Early State. Hardcover. Contempory half calf binding with marbled boards. Gilt title embossed on morocco spine insert, elaborate and delicate gilt floral decoration on four raised bands and two additional bands at head and foot of spine. Boards and leather are rubbed at extremities with discolored spot on spine where a label may have once been affixed. Bookplate of Charles Hasketh Knowlys on front pastedown. . Contents are as described in Smith (pp 70-73) for the first state, except that the two "Internal Flaws" listed by Smith as occurring in the Table of Contents have been corrected. The other errors are present (for example, the hook is on Captain Cuttle's left arm). The book includes 38 plates, frontispiece, and vignette title page, illustrated by H. K. Browne (Phiz). It also includes the four extra plates, with tissue guards, full-page drawings of Edith, Little Paul, Florence, and Alice. Dickens' errata sheet is bound in after page xvi, and is eight lines long, describing six entries. Book is in excellent condition with tight and attractive binding. As is common for this title, the illustrations, and sometimes their versos and facing pages, are foxed. Usually but not always foxing is limited to the margins of the illustrations. Scans provided on request. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 624 pages. K1 .

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        DOMBEY And SON

      Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1848. 1st thus, and the 3rd US edition (Edgar & Vail, pp. 24 - 25; cf Gimbel A109, for an edition with 36 plates). Not in the McGuire collection. Original publisher's brown vertically-ribbed cloth with gilt stamped lettering/design to spine & boards stamped in blind (professionally rebacke). Eps renewed. Usual foxing to text paper; however, the plates are comparatively, and uncommonly, clean. Leaf H1 with reinforcement to right margin. Withal, a VG+ copy.. viii, [9] - 320 pp. Novel text in double column. Illustrated with a frontis, title page vignette & 38 inserted engravings, all after the originals by Hablot K. Browne ("Phiz") by Gilbert & Gihon. 8vo. 9-3/8" x 5-3/4"

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        Dombey and Son: Wholesale, Retail and for Exportation

      Bradbury & Evans, London. London 1848 - Contempory half calf binding with marbled boards. Gilt title embossed on morocco spine insert, elaborate and delicate gilt floral decoration on four raised bands and two additional bands at head and foot of spine. Boards and leather are rubbed at extremities with discolored spot on spine where a label may have once been affixed. Bookplate of Charles Hasketh Knowlys on front pastedown. . Contents are as described in Smith (pp 70-73) for the first state, except that the two "Internal Flaws" listed by Smith as occurring in the Table of Contents have been corrected. The other errors are present (for example, the hook is on Captain Cuttle's left arm). The book includes 38 plates, frontispiece, and vignette title page, illustrated by H. K. Browne (Phiz). It also includes the four extra plates, with tissue guards, full-page drawings of Edith, Little Paul, Florence, and Alice. Dickens' errata sheet is bound in after page xvi, and is eight lines long, describing six entries. Book is in excellent condition with tight and attractive binding. As is common for this title, the illustrations, and sometimes their versos and facing pages, are foxed. Usually but not always foxing is limited to the margins of the illustrations. Scans provided on request. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 624 pages. K1 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      London: Bradbury & Evans, 1848. 1st one-volume edition. Modern blue half-morocco binding executed in a period style, with gilt decorated spine. TEG. Marbled paper eps. Minor rubs to extremities. Bookplate to front paste-down. Bookseller slip tipped-in to ffep. Usual bit of foxing to plates. Withal, a Nr Fine copy which shows quite well on the shelf.. xvi, 624 pp. 40 steel engraved plates by Phiz [Hablot K. Browne]. 8vo.

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        Das Nibelungen Lied or Lay of the Last Nibelungers.

      Berlin: published by Alexander Duncker, bookseller to His Majesty the King of Prussia,, 1848. Translated into English verse after Professor Carl Lachmann's collated and corrected text by Jonathan Birch. Octavo (218 × 150 mm). Near-contemporary Italian vellum over boards, red morocco label, spine richly gilt in compartments, sides bordered in gilt and with title in gilt to front cover, marbled endpapers. This copy extra-illustrated with a suite of 35 photographic plates, mounted on card and bound in on stubs. Spine label just a little worn at rear joint, a few minor spots, an excellent copy attractively bound and extra-illustrated. First edition in English of the Nibelungenlied, published in Berlin at the behest of Friedrich Wilhelm IV of Prussia; this copy suitably extra-illustrated with plates reproducing the fresco paintings of the Nibelungenlied by Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld (1794-1872) in the royal palace at Munich. The translator Jonathan Birch (1783–1847), a personal friend of the Prussian king, based his work on the edition of the philologist Karl Lachmann (1793–1851), who had proposed genealogical groups for the entire range of available manuscripts. Birch had moved from England to Prussia but died while the work was still in the press. The great German national epic, the Nibelungenlied had fallen into obscurity after the medieval era and was only rediscovered in 1755. The popularization of the Nibelungenlied over the course of the 19th century reached its apotheosis in Wagner's Ring Cycle. With an original autograph letter from Miss Sophie L. McAlpine, dated 4 January 1913, explaining the circumstances of the book's binding, and a few other pieces of associated manuscript material.

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        Memoires de la societe geologique de France. Deuxieme Serie. Tome troisieme - Premiere partie.

      Paris, P. Bertrand, Editeur, Libraire, 1848 - 151 pages + 2 colored maps Originalausgabe, kein Reprint! Buch dem Alter entsprechend in gutem Zustand. Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar. Angaben zum Zustand und detaillierte Fotos auf Anfrage. Original edition, no reprint. Ex-library book in good condition. Further pictures and information on request. Language: French. petrominera_alt. Q-071. Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 530 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sheriff's Sale! St. Louis 1848. [Broadside]

      St. Louis: St. Louis Court of Common Pleas, 1848. Large broadside (11-3/4" x 18-1/4") announcing an auction. It reads "Sheriff's Sale! Jonathan W. King, Daniel W. Corwin, and William M. Cones, Partners, &c., vs. John Abbott, and John C. Chadwick. Attachment in the St. Louis Court of Common Pleas, returnable to Sep't Term, 1848, of said Court. No. 184, to said term. By authority of an order of sale made by the St. Louis Court of Common Pleas, on the 20th day of September, 1848, ordering and directing the undersigned late Sheriff of the county of St. Louis, to sell the property attached in the above entitled cause, in the manner prescribed by law. I will on Tuesday, the 10th day of October next, between the hours of nine o'clock, in the forenoon, and five o'clock in the afternoon of that day, at the State Tobacco Warehouse, on corner of Washington Av., and Sixth street, sell the said attached property to the highest bidder for cash, pursuant to said order of sale, which said property consists of the following articles of Dry Goods, to wit: 1 piece Black Coburg; 2 pieces Mode do.; 3 Embroidered Delane Shawls; 1 Black Berage Shawl; 2 Thibet Wool do,; 1 Delane Mode do.; 1 Black Embroidered do.; 1 Satin Stripe Berage do.; 6 Doz Thimbles, silvered; 1 piece Florence Silk; 1 do. Black Cotton Lace; 1 do. do. do. do.; 1 do. White Silk do.; 1 Box Laces; 1 do. do.; Ladies' Gloves, Silk, Picknit and Cotton; Lot Embroidered handkerchiefs; Braid; Gents' Gloves Silk and Cotton; Buttons; Velvet Ribbon; Tuck Combs; Coat Binding; Lot Berage Dress Shawls; Lot Cravats for Ladies; Swiss Muslins; and 1 Black Leather Trunk. Samuel Conway, Late Sheriff. St. Louis, Sep't. 1848." Folded into 10 sections, with some wear to folds; several small tears at edges. Minor foxing throughout; two minor water-stain marks in margin just touching text, each about 2 square inches. Ephemera, Broadsides, Western Americana.. First Edition. Unbound. Very good condition. Tall folio.

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        Untersuchungen über thierische Elektricität.

      Reimer 1848 - 1884, Berlin - lvi 743p 608p 579p in four uniform volumes labeled "1", "2", "2.2" and "Schluss", the second part of volume 2 is bound in two parts, period half morocco binding with light rubbing to hinges, marbled endpapers, marbled edges, binding tight and firm, plates folded well and clean, some title pages with woodcut illustrations, original paper cover for volume 2 bound in, from the library of Andrew Huxley, Nobel Laureate, with a note in his hand to verso of endpaper "from the books of Leonard Bayliss". Important set with a compelling physiological provenance [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Analisi storico-topografico-antiquaria della Carta de' dintorni di Roma. Edizione seconda.

      Roma, Tipografia delle Belle Arti, 1848-1849. 3 vols and portfolio, uniformly bound. 8vo(22,5x15,5 cm). Contemporary halfvellum, spine gilt; with cornerpieces, covers marbled paper (rubbed). With red morocco title-labels with gilt titles. Vol. 1: (iv),48 "Discorso Preliminare),(iv),556 pp.; Vol. 2: 680 pp.; Vol. 3: 753,(iii: blank) pp.; Vol. 4: Portfolio with "Carta de'dintorni di Roma secondo le osservazioni di sir William Gell e del professore Ant. Nibby", a large folding map (74x83 cm), divided in 20 segments, pasted on linen. The map is engraved by E. Troiani, 1827. - Convent-stamps on titles and on verso map, but in all a fine set, hard to find complete with the original map.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Emile Kerssemakers]
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        Hippodrom im Berliner Tiergarten (Reiter im Tiergarten).

      - Kaltnadel und Roulette, bezeichnet und signiert. 22,2:39,3 cm. Vom Künstler als „Probedruck." bezeichnet. Sehr guter Abdruck auf Kupferdruckpapier. Im Rand links ein Fleck, rechte obere Ecke schräg abgerissen. Der Meisterschüler des Graphikers K. Köpping (1848-1914), Leiter des Ateliers für Kupferstich und Radierung der Berliner Kunstakademie, unternahm zahlreiche Reisen durch Deutschland und Europa. Belebte Straßen und Plätze, Porträts und figürliche Darstellungen bilden zentrale Themen in seinem Schaffen.

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        Falls of the Kamanis Taquoih River.

      London. [ 1848]. Color lithograph, with additional handcoloring, 10 1/2 x 16 1/4 inches (26.5 x 39cm). Toning to verso and very edge of sheet from previous framing, couple of tiny foxing spots in upper image area, light soiling to margins, overall very good condition. A magnificent image of the Kakabeka Falls along the Kaministiquia River near Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. This was sketched by the British military officer Henry James Warre on his journey of reconnaisance to the Pacific Northwest in 1845-1846, the time of the boundary line dispute between the United States and England. It was published in Sketches in North America and the Oregon Territory (1848).

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        TRATADO DE MEDICINA LEGAL.: 4 VOL.

      - 1848 José M. Alonso, Madrid Traducido y arreglado por Enrique Ataide. Retrato. XVIII + 736, 564, 484, 452 pg. 22x16 cm. Enc. plena piel época. Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France, from the Year 1807 to the Year 1814.

      London Barthes & Lowell 1850 1848 - Fourth edition. 6 volumes, 8vo., numerous maps and plans, contemporary full calf gilt by Riviere, spines in six compartments, morocco labels to second and third, others richly gilt, raised bands, lightly rubbed, mall stain to upper cover vol. v, an excellent set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nine Years in Van Diemen's Land... An Essay on Prison Discipline... with Anecdotes of Bushrangers...

      Dundee: W. Middleton, 1848. Duodecimo, some toning, bookplate of Charles R.J. Glover; a very good copy in the original green ribbed cloth, fraying at the hinges and a few bumps. One of the better and most detailed accounts of life in Tasmania, based on the experiences of a settler who arrived from Liverpool in 1836, and full of interesting anecdotes about everyday life in the colony.Syme is particularly good on farming, agriculture and natural history, and his intimate observations and monthly reports on conditions in Tasmania give a lively insight into the colony, much in the tradition of White's famous account of Selbourne. The account is full of revealing comments such as 'the bondicoot is a mischievous little visitor to potatoe grounds'. Syme was also employed in the prisons system for five years, and his extensive notes are a far cry from abstract theorising, with all manner of stories and examples drawn from his personal experience. His "Essay on Prison Discipline" includes potted biographies of many more notable Tasmanian convicts. Syme returned to the United Kingdom on the Tamar in 1847 and published this work shortly after.

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        Orange-fronted Epthianura (Epthianura Aurifrons).

      London: published by the Author, 1848. Hand-coloured lithograph (510 x 350 mm), with letter-press text. Delicately hand coloured original lithographic plate from Gould's most famous work, Birds of Australia, one of the great natural history publications of all time.Known more commonly today as the Orange Chat, Epthianura Aurifronis was noted by Gould at the time to be of greatest rarity. As both a dedicated ornithologist and entrepreneurial publisher, Gould's lasting contribution to was his lavish series of colour plate folios. Indeed, his biographer Allan McEvey asserts that 'nothing can detract from this gargantuan achievement that ranks highly in the world's ornithology' (John Gould's Contribution to British Art, 1973).Birds of Australia was one of Gould's most successful publishing endeavours. The series of plates was issued in a limited edition of 250 copies, after which the original lithographic stones were effaced to ensure no further copies could be printed. Of these, some 180 copies were sold by subscription, with the remainder offered as splendid bound volumes. Individual plates from the Birds of Australia are now both scarce and eagerly collected.

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        Past, The Present, and The Future

      1848. First Edition . CAREY, Henry. The Past, The Present, and The Future. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1848. Octavo, original blind-stamped green cloth. $1500.First English edition of this important economic treatise by “the American apostle of optimism” (Roll, 275).Although Carey began his career in political economy as a die-hard supporter of the free market, in 1844, “he renounced his belief in laissez-faire for good in his book Past, Present and Future (1848) despite the fact that during this era the idea of free trade was gathering considerable momentum worldwide” (ANB). A founder of the so-called “nationalist school,” CareyÂ’s ideology came to resemble the Utopian European social reform school so popular in the Scandinavian countries and Western Europe. “In his Past, Present, and Future, Carey announced a law of production from land the exact reverse of RicardoÂ’s. With a great wealth of illustration, he laid down the principle that, in the progress of society, men first till the easily worked and poorer solids, and descend upon the richer lands as capital and numbers increase, so that with the advance of the community the rate of return from the land rises instead of falling” (Palgrave I:226). The work was so controversial that John Stuart Mill wrote Principles of Political Economy to refute it. With publisherÂ’s catalogue. The first American edition was published the same year. Early owner inscription. BooksellerÂ’s ticket. BinderÂ’s ticket.Slight dampstaining to endpapers, a few finger smudges to text, faint spotting to rear board, and toning and a bit of wear to extremities of original cloth. An extremely good copy.

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        Sheriff's Sale! St. Louis 1848. [Broadside]

      St. Louis: St. Louis Court of Common Pleas, 1848. Large broadside (11-3/4" x 18-1/4") announcing an auction. It reads "Sheriff's Sale! Jonathan W. King, Daniel W. Corwin, and William M. Cones, Partners, &c., vs. John Abbott, and John C. Chadwick. Attachment in the St. Louis Court of Common Pleas, returnable to Sep't Term, 1848, of said Court. No. 184, to said term. By authority of an order of sale made by the St. Louis Court of Common Pleas, on the 20th day of September, 1848, ordering and directing the undersigned late Sheriff of the county of St. Louis, to sell the property attached in the above entitled cause, in the manner prescribed by law. I will on Tuesday, the 10th day of October next, between the hours of nine o'clock, in the forenoon, and five o'clock in the afternoon of that day, at the State Tobacco Warehouse, on corner of Washington Av., and Sixth street, sell the said attached property to the highest bidder for cash, pursuant to said order of sale, which said property consists of the following articles of Dry Goods, to wit: 1 piece Black Coburg; 2 pieces Mode do.; 3 Embroidered Delane Shawls; 1 Black Berage Shawl; 2 Thibet Wool do,; 1 Delane Mode do.; 1 Black Embroidered do.; 1 Satin Stripe Berage do.; 6 Doz Thimbles, silvered; 1 piece Florence Silk; 1 do. Black Cotton Lace; 1 do. do. do. do.; 1 do. White Silk do.; 1 Box Laces; 1 do. do.; Ladies' Gloves, Silk, Picknit and Cotton; Lot Embroidered handkerchiefs; Braid; Gents' Gloves Silk and Cotton; Buttons; Velvet Ribbon; Tuck Combs; Coat Binding; Lot Berage Dress Shawls; Lot Cravats for Ladies; Swiss Muslins; and 1 Black Leather Trunk. Samuel Conway, Late Sheriff. St. Louis, Sep't. 1848." Folded into 10 sections, with some wear to folds; several small tears at edges. Minor foxing throughout; two minor water-stain marks in margin just touching text, each about 2 square inches. Ephemera, Broadsides, Western Americana.. First Edition. Unbound. Very good condition. Tall folio.

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        Volks-Zeitung als Fortsetzung der "Blätter der Freiheit" für demokratische Interessen. Redakteur und Eigenthümer Julius Gretschnigg.

      Gebundene Sammlung der Zeitung vom 3.Oktober 1848 (Nr.1) zum 30.Dezember 1848 (Nr.38). Graz, undatiert (wohl 1849). - gr.8°, fester Kartoneinband, 152 Seiten (Gesamtpaginierung) Einband leicht berieben, Block partiell stockfleckig, sonst guter Zustand. Enthalten sind die Ausgaben 1 bis inkl. 38/1848 - ab der Umbenennung der Zeitung (früher benannt "Blätter der Freiheit und des Fortschritts" oder "Blätter der Freiheit für demokratische Interessen"). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Ethiopian Glee Book Containing the Songs Sung by the Christy Minstrels With Many Other Popular Negro Melodies in Four Parts, Arranged for Quartett Clubs, No. 2

      Elias Howe, Boston 1848 - Relatively light edge and corner wear with some surface toning and soiling along with a scuff on front upper left and minor tears and chips. The backstrip that covers the spine has a slit for about two inches up on the back, but the binding is still square and secure. Remarkable condition for an antebellum songbook. This was Book 2 of a set of four that, I think, expanded upon a single volume issue (lacking the reference to the Christy Minstrels) that was published around the same time. The author, Gumbo Chaff, was fictitious; the book was written y Elias Howe. This is a very early minstrel collection. It is also of interest in its presentation of what types of songs were associated with African-Americans at the time. ; Oblong 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 59-111 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

      1848. BOSWELL, James. The Life of Samuel Johnson, Including A Journal of his Tour to the Hebrides. London: John Murray, 1848. Ten volumes. Small octavo, later full tan morocco, elaborately gilt-decorated spines and boards, raised bands, blue morocco doublures with gilt frame and centerpiece devices, watered silk endpapers, top edges gilt, uncut and partially unopened. $7500.A splendid set of Boswell's celebrated biography of Samuel Johnson and his Tour to the Hebrides, Illustrated with frontispiece and engraved title page in each volume, and 25 plates and facsimiles, many folding. Exquisitely bound by Riviere & Son.This edition contains additional material in the form of anecdotes supplied by Hawkins, Piozzi, Murphy, Tyers, Reynolds, and Steevens. An exceptionally fine set.

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        Album de dessins d'un prisonnier fouriériste au Fort de Hommet.

      (1848 - 1852). ____ Il y a aussi des vues de l'intérieur du Fort. On trouve plusieurs fois la signature du dessinateur : A. Bagard. Il figure dans la liste des "Inculpés de l'insurrection de Juin 1848" [en ligne] : Bagard ou Bayard, Joseph. Né à Francheville, (Meurthe), 42 ans, domicilié à Paris, 116 rue de Ménilmontant, Profession : dessinateur en papiers peints. "Date d'arrestation : 13 Juillet 1848. Décision : Transportation - 6 Août 1848. Détention : Fort du Hommet (Cherbourg). Gracié le 24 Juillet 1849." Les personnages figurant sur ces dessins sont généralement nommés, avec leurs adresses. On lit (p. 15) : "citoyen Bouillaud, parti pour le Chili, mon voisin de droite depuis mon entrée au Fort du Hommet jusqu'à ma sortie." La liste des "Inculpés de l'insurrection de Juin 1848" nous apprend que Pierre Bouillaud, âgé de 39 ans, garçon boulanger, arrêté le 7 Juillet 1848 et condamné à la transportation, a été détenu au Fort du Hommet, puis gracié le 7 Novembre 1849. Nous avons ainsi retrouvé dans cette base plusieurs noms de prisonniers figurant dans l'album : Viriot, Lagarde "de Brive la Gaillarde", Bouillon, Bord "fumiste de profession", Pellerin, Deveaux, Depluvez, orfèvre. Le manuscrit précise : "Depluvez (Belge) a fait la campagne de Risquons-tout." En mars 1848, des ouvriers belges résidant à Paris, se rendirent en Belgique afin de renverser la monarchie et d'établir une République belge. Ils furent défaits au hameau de Risque-Tout. Outre ces dessins des insurgés de 48, on trouve plusieurs pages avec des emblèmes maçonniques. Ce carnet de dessins a servi aussi à Bagard de carnet de notes. Cette écriture très fine et serrée, entoure et parfois recouvre les dessins. Le papier devait être une denrée rare au Fort de Hommet ! Parmi ces notes, très disparates, on trouve des préceptes moraux, des rappels de faits historiques... L'auteur a recopié également un article du journal fouriériste "La Démocratie pacifique" dont Victor Considerant était directeur et rédacteur en chef. La fin de l'album est occupée par divers dessins dont de nombreux de fleurs, l'un est daté de 1852. Un feuillet manque pp. 43-44, il y a des sauts de pagination vers la fin de l'album parmi les dessins de fleurs, avec peut-être des manques. Le visage de Bagard a été découpé sur une planche. Quelques feuillets détachés. *-------*. In-4 oblong. Collation : (91) pp. Demi-basane brune, plats en percaline. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        EMIGRATION TO TEXAS. PETERS' GRANT [caption title]

      London: [Richard Coad & Son?], 1848. 3pp., printed on a bifolium with integral address leaf. Old fold lines, with two small separations. Wax seal remnants, small tear in second leaf resulted from opening. Integral blank addressed in manuscript. Very good. A very rare promotional advertising the land grant made by the Texas government to William Snelling Peters for the establish of a British colony in North Texas on land just south of the Red River. It was originally agreed to on August 30, 1841, but the boundaries of the grant were expanded in 1842 and again in 1843, and the deadline for the investors to fill subscriptions to land plots pushed back to July, 1848. This advertisement, dated January 1848, in print, therefore represents one of the final attempts to attract residents by the original investors before the grant area was opened to more general purchasers. The brochure is understandably enthusiastic about the opportunity it advertises. Among the many virtues of the prospective parcels are the climate, "being admirably suited to European constitutions," a "perpetual verdure" that allows cattle grazing year round, rich farming soil "that will not require manure for years to come," horses and buffaloes "met with in abundance," and numerous deer to supply "the table of the Emigrant with a nutritious and luxurious meal." It also offers the services of the European and Texan Emigration Bank, "in order to assist the deserving who may not possess the means of cultivating the land thus given to him." The Peters Colony was never a financial success, and claims on its land took twenty years settle fully, after much acrimony and litigation, as well as violence. This copy, addressed in manuscript, was sent from the office of Coad & Son in London to a Mr. T.O. Bennett in Bruton, Somerset. Possibly a unique survival, not in OCLC.

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        EL GLOBO. COSTUMBRES ,USOS Y TRAJES. EUROPA

      - Barcelona 1848. Imprenta Luis Tasso. Pasta española.Adornada con láminas iluminadas. Cantos pintados. Manchas en las primeras y últimas hojas que no afectan al texto. Cubierta y lomo rozados. 558 pp. 27x19. Libro en Español / Book in Spanish

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        Terugreis van Java naar Europa, met de zoogenaamde Engelse overlandpost, in de maanden september en october, 1848.Zaltbommel, Johannes Noman and son, 1851. 8vo. With 6 lithographed plates (2 folding, including 4 chromo-lithographed views). Modern half cloth.

      - Bastin & Brommer 49; Landwehr, Coloured Plates 326. First edition in this form of a geological description of Java and discussing the journey home from Java to Europe in de months September and October of 1848, by the geologist Friedrich Franz Wilhelm Junghuhn, who travelled through Java from 1835 to 1864. The account also appeared in Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië.Good copy.

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        Malby’s terrestrial globe.

      [London], Malby & Co. (engraved by Chas. Malby), 1 January 1848. - Diameter: 45.5 cm (18 inch), height in stand: 64.5 cm. An engraved terrestrial globe with 12 gores and 2 polar caps over a plaster-covered core, and the engraved horizon ring on the wooden stand, all coloured by a contemporary hand. In a contemporary wooden stand with 3 turned legs supporting the horizon ring, and 3 turned stretchers with a cylindrical centrepiece with a knob on the underside. Further with a contemporary brass hour circle and a slightly later iron meridian ring (and probably the axis pivots). Only recorded copy of the 1848 edition (preceded only by one recorded copy of 1846 edition) of Malby's 18 inch (45.5 cm) terrestrial globe, the largest he engraved and much rarer than his 12 inch globe. The Al Thani family, who originally lived in the Jabrin oasis in southern Nejd, moved to the south of Qatar in the 18th century, subsequently to Zubarah, and then, in the early 19th century, to Fuwairit. After the defeat of Bin Tarif they took advantage of the power vacuum left by his death, and under the leadership of Sheikh Mohammad bin Thani they moved from Fuwairit to the Doha area in 1848. Al Bidda became the most important town in the country after the decline of Zubarah in the early 19th century. Doha, the present-day capital, developed from Al Bidda. The globe also shows small pieces of the Antarctic coast, noting sightings and explorations from 1831 to 1841. In Africa it shows Lake "Nyassi", discovered by Candido José da Costa Cardoso in 1846, but most of equatorial Africa and the Congo remain uncharted territory. "Oregon", officially made a United States territory in 1848, shows the boundary with "British America" agreed at the 1846 Oregon treaty. Alaska is still "Russian America. Texas is part of the United States, as are California and most of Arizona. The Revolution of 1848 has not yet affected the boundaries of the Austrian Empire. "Debai" (Dubai) is shown on the Gulf coast, only 15 years after the al-Maktoum dynasty took charge of it in 1833. The globe seems to be intended especially for navigational use, with not only a grid of parallels and meridians, but also the irregular curved lines indicating the variation of magnetic from geographic north ("isogones"). Malby seems to be the first and almost the only globe maker to show them. The horizon ring and globe have a dozen small cracks repaired and a few small gaps in the surface image, some repaired, but are otherwise in good condition. Extremely rare and lovely large globe. Cf. British Library on-line cat. BLL01013005847; Dekker, GLB0081; Dunn & Wallis, British globes up to 1850 (1999) 209 & 443; World in your hands (Rudolph Schmidt coll.) 7.12 & 7.13; Yonge, Early globes (1968), p. 46.

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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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Clivia Mueller]
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        Fine Autograph Letter Signed in full with a flourish to H. P. Smith (Charles, 1812-1870, Novelist)

      1848 - saying that he will "incontinent proceed to the scratch and underwrite Sir Archer Denman Croft. I should say he was a highly sensible man, though that instance of his judiciousness which you send me is not a special one - the case being so clear. And I will not forget the Italian letters ." sending love from all in Marylebone, "to all the Eagle brood", 2 sides 8vo., Devonshire Terrace, 15th February H. P. Smith was for many years an actuary with the Eagle Life Assurance Company. From dealing with Dickens's insurance he became his close friend and was godfather to Dickens's son Sydney. Sir Archer Denman Croft, (1801-1865, 8th Baronet of Croft, Herefordshire), was among other things a director of The General Reversionary and Investment Company. The company dealt in the present value of such interests as a life insurance policy, and therefore Croft's 'judiciousness' was of great importance to an actuary such as Smith.

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        Poems [WITH A SIGNED LETTER FROM THE AUTHOR]

      Edward Moxon, London 1848 - 12mo. (viii) 372pp. (2). Contemporary maroon morocco boards. Stamped motifs and lettering on spine. Marbled endpapers and edges. The front cover is missing. A signed letter from Tennyson to a friend, regarding his travel plans, dated "June 13th 1869", has been pasted onto the front free endpaper. This copy belonged to William Algernon Locker, whose ex-libris is pasted onto the second free endpaper. The book is the fifth edition of the famed poetry collection by Tennyson, original published in 1842 and issued in two volumes. This edition of the title, was the first issued complete in one volume. The first half of the collection features work that had been previous published as "Poems, Chiefly Lyrical" (1830) and Poems (1833) -much of it significantly reedited and improved, following criticism- while the second half includes newer work that was written and unpublished in the intervening years. Includes poems such as 'Mariana', 'The Lady Shallot', 'The Lotos Eaters', 'Ulysses', and 'Godiva'. Much of Tennyson's literary reputation and fame rests on this significant publication.Binding with front board missing, with some rubbing and chipping to corners, and to the edges of the back cover. Chipping to the tail of spine. Interior with some chipping to the edges of the front free endpaper. Some light sporadic smudges to a few pages. Starting at the gutter of interior back cover. Book block tight overall. Protected by modern mylar. Binding in poor condition, interior in overall very good+ condition. William Algernon Locker (1863-1930) was a British journalist, writer and editor. Locker was editor of the Irish Times from 1901-1907, and assistant editor of Punch Magazine from 1915-1929. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Deutscher Verein. Sammlung von 5 Gründungs- und Programmschriften. Leipzig 1848.

      - In diesem Umfang seltene Zeugnisse für die Herausbildung politischer Parteien im Vorfeld der Frankfurter Nationalversammlung. - "Unmittelbar nach dem März 1848 und der Einführung der Vereins- und Versammlungsfreiheit hatten sich politische Vereine gebildet, in Sachsen kam es zu zwei großen Gründungen: Die liberalen ‚Deutschen Vereine' und die demokratischen ‚Vaterlandsvereine'. Hinter diesen ‚Vereinen' verbargen sich moderne politische Parteien, denn beide Organisationen entwarfen Programme, standen jedermann offen, wählten einen Vorstand und verfügten über eigene oder ihnen nahestehende Presseorgane. Während die Liberalen in Leipzig ihren Schwerpunkt hatten, griffen die Demokraten, von der Popularität Robert Blums profitierend, auf das ganze Land aus [ ]. (Ludwig/Neemann, Revolution in Sachsen 1848/49 (1999), S. 21ff.; ausführlich). - I. Deutscher Verein. Programm. Leipzig, 6. April 1848. Typographisch gez. von P. T. Cichorius und G. Mayer. 4°. 1 Bl. (2 S.). Enthält neben dem Parteiprogramm und den formellen Bestimmungen eine Liste der 171 Gründungsmitglieder, darunter Heinrich Laube, Otto Jahn, Friedrich Gerstäcker, Salomon Hirzel, Heinrich Brockhaus, Moritz Schreber. - II. Deutscher Verein. Programm. Leipzig, 8. April 1848. 8°. 15 S. Unaufgeschnittener, gefalt. Druckbogen. Revidierte und als unmittelbare Reaktion auf die Beschlüsse des Deutschen Bundes zur Wahl der Frankfurter Nationalversammlung vom 7. April 1848 um ein ausführliches Wahlmanifest erweiterte Fassung des Parteiprogramms. Das Mitgliederverzeichnis nennt nun bereits mehr als 1200 Namen. - III. An unsre sächsischen Mitbürger. Leipzig, 24. Juni 1848. 8°. 7 S. Manifest zur Bekräftigung der Parteiziele, verbunden mit der Hoffnung, "daß man von den Errungenschaften der Revolution nichts Preis geben, und daß es der deutschen Nationalversammlung [ ] gelingen werde, Deutschlands Einheit und politische Freiheit zu begründen" (S. 6). - IV. Wahlmanifest der deutschen Vereine Sachsens für die bevorstehenden Landtagswahlen. 4°. 1 Bl. (2 S.). (Leipzig 1848). Aufruf zur Wahl einer konstitutionellen Monarchie in Sachsen: "Wir sind der Ueberzeugung, daß das echt constitutionelle Königthum alle Vortheile der Republik gewährt, ohne durch die Nachtheile derselben diese Vortheile wieder aufzuheben. Wir wollen keine Volksvertreter, die offen oder heimlich ihre republikanischen Träume zu verwirklichen streben." - V. (Fischer, Ferdinand). Republik oder constitutionelle Monarchie? Wofür soll ich mich entscheiden? Leipzig, Breitkopf & Härtel, (1848). 8°. 8 S. Unaufgeschnittener, gefalteter Druckbogen. Verfasserangabe laut Bestand der SB Berlin. - Jeweils nicht bei Boberach/Zimmermann. - Tls. leicht fleckig und alte Bugfalten, wenige Randläsuren. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 800

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        Autograph letter signed ("FLassalle").

      Köln, "in prison", 23. III. 1848. - 4to. 2/3 pp. Bifolium with integral address panel and censor's comment. Written during the divorce proceedings of Countess Sophie von Hatzfeldt (whose lawyer Lassalle was), and during imprisonment to judge "Oppenhoven" (i. e. Oppenhoof) at Cologne, asking for an arraignment and for the examination of some witnesses named Uderbach, Carl Gianella, and Gladbach regarding Arnold Goedecke and his concern with Mr. v. Stockum "in whose service he is". - During the trial, Lassalle had been arrested and was accused of having stolen a casket of important documents. - Traces of moisture on top of fol. 1 (opening lines faded), and some damage to edges.

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        Das Nibelungen Lied or Lay of the Last Nibelungers. Translated into English verse after Professor Carl Lachmann's collated and corrected text by Jonathan Birch.

      Berlin: published by Alexander Duncker, bookseller to His Majesty the King of Prussia, 1848 - Octavo (218 × 150 mm). Near-contemporary Italian vellum over boards, red morocco label, spine richly gilt in compartments, sides bordered in gilt and with title in gilt to front cover, marbled endpapers. Spine label just a little worn at rear joint, a few minor spots, an excellent copy attractively bound and extra-illustrated. This copy extra-illustrated with a suite of 35 photographic plates, mounted on card and bound in on stubs. First edition in English of the Nibelungenlied, published in Berlin at the behest of Friedrich Wilhelm IV of Prussia; this copy suitably extra-illustrated with plates reproducing the fresco paintings of the Nibelungenlied by Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld (1794-1872) in the royal palace at Munich. The translator Jonathan Birch (1783–1847), a personal friend of the Prussian king, based his work on the edition of the philologist Karl Lachmann (1793–1851), who had proposed genealogical groups for the entire range of available manuscripts. Birch had moved from England to Prussia but died while the work was still in the press. The great German national epic, the Nibelungenlied had fallen into obscurity after the medieval era and was only rediscovered in 1755. The popularization of the Nibelungenlied over the course of the 19th century reached its apotheosis in Wagner's Ring Cycle. With an original autograph letter from Miss Sophie L. McAlpine, dated 4 January 1913, explaining the circumstances of the book's binding, and a few other pieces of associated manuscript material. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Oriental Album

      1848. First Edition . PRISSE DÂ’AVENNES, Emile. Oriental Album: Characters, Costumes, and Modes of Life in the Valley of the Nile. London: James Madden, 1848. Elephant folio (15 by 22-1/2 inches), contemporary cloth boards rebacked and recornered. $18,500.First trade edition of this beautifully illustrated survey of Egyptian “modes of life,” with lithographic frontispiece portrait of botanist George Lloyd, to whom the work is dedicated, additional chromolithographic title page, and 30 large tinted lithographs finished by hand of contemporary Egyptian dress.“Few 19th-century Orientalists possessed so prodigious an intellect, such a trove of talents, so insatiable a curiosity or so passionate a commitment to record the historical and artistic patrimony of ancient Egypt and medieval Islam as Emile Prisse dÂ’Avennes. Prisse succeeded brilliantly, yet he failed to achieve the stature to which his successes entitled him. He remains, as arts writer Briony Llewellyn calls him, ‘a shadowy figure in the history both of Egyptology and of European response to Islamic artÂ… Over time, PrisseÂ’s exposure to ancient Egypt awakened him to the perishability of human inventions and led him to a more profound purpose, later extended to Islamic culture: to reproduce the finest examples of arts and architecture and to set them, through the study of original documents, in their historical, social and religious context. With the science of Egyptology still in its infancy and much of Arab or Islamic art history still hidden, these were formidable tasksÂ… During his early years in Egypt, wherever his work took him, the insatiably curious young man eagerly tramped through ruins, drew maps and plans, sketched and wrote descriptive accounts of ancient cities and modern villages” (Mary Norton). PrisseÂ’s Oriental Album is a visual documentary, in 30 magnificent folio tinted lithographs finished by hand, of the people, costumes and way of life in the Nile Valley, with commentary by the noted Orientalist James Augustus St. John. This edition was published simultaneously with a deluxe issue, containing hand-colored plates with additional coloration, mounted on heavy card-stock. See Colas 2427; Hiler, 724, 772; Blackmer 1537; Brunet IV:885; Graesse V:449. Plates expertly cleaned. A beautiful copy in fine condition.

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