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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]

      [Bookseller: Plurabelle Books Ltd]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Recueil de 11 textes et manifestes durant la Commune et la période qui la précède immédiatement (insurrection de 1834)

      1848 - Grand in-8° broché, demi-percaline aubergine souple titrée au dos. On trouve relié à la suite : David de Thiais : Procès et Prisons, Impressions de Sainte-Pélagie (Paris, Pagnerre, 1835), 44 pages. Réflexions politiques et témoignage sur le procès de l'insurrection d'avril 1834 et la détention qui suivit. L'auteur était au nombre des défenseurs condamnés et emprisonnés pour leur prise en faveur des insurgés. - - - Attentat du 15 octobre 1840 : rapport fait à la Cour par M. le Baron Girod (de l'Ain), l'un des commissaires chargés de l'instruction du procès déféré à la Cour des Pairs par ordonnance royale de 16 octobre 1840. 88 pages - - - PROCES des défenseurs des accusés d'Avril devant la Chambre des Pairs. Publié de concert avec les accusés (Paris, Pagnerre, 1835), 159 pp. - - - PROCES du National de 1834 devant la Chambre des Pairs. (Paris, Pagnerre, 1835), premier plat de couverture conservé, 32 pp. - - - Discours de M. Trélat devant la Chambre des Pairs le 1 juin 1835 (Paris, Pagnerre, 1835), 16 pages - - - RICARD-TARBAT : Appel à l'opinion publique en faveur des victimes de l'absolutisme et de l'inquisition politique en Espagne (Paris, 1830), 24 pages (curieusement deux exemplaires du même texte sont reliés à la suite - - - NAPOLEON III (Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte)] : Les Titres de la dynastie napoléonienne. (Paris, Imprimerie Impériale, 1868), plats conservés, 31 pages. Recueil de pièces tendant à démontrer la légitimité du pouvoir bonapartiste et de l'accession de Louis-Napoléon au trône d'empereur : résultats des différentes élections depuis celles de 1848 et progression constante du soutien populaire à Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte, accueil des grands corps de l'Etat, discours du prince-président puis de l'empereur, texte des Constitutions, etc. La brochure est attribuée à Napoléon III lui-même. - - - VEYNE (François-Auguste) : Episodes de la Révolution du 24 février 1848 : prise des Tuileries, invasion de la Chambre des députés, installation du gouvernement provisoire à l'Hôtel de ville, remise du drapeau du trône à la mairie du 10e arrondissement. Notice historique avec pièces justificatives dédiée à la Xe Légion, par le citoyen Veyne. chez l'Auteur, A Paris, 1848. VI-30 pp. - - - Blanc, Louis : A l'opinion Publique, le citoyen Louis Blanc, 14 pp. - - - SCOUTETTEN (Henri) : Relation de la cérémonie funèbre qui a eu lieu à Metz, le 22 juillet 1848, en l'honneur d'Auguste Dornès, représentant du département de la Moselle à l'assemblée nationale. Imprimerie et Litographie de Nouvian, Metz, 1848. In-8 broché de 47 pp. - - - La Minerve Française 109° livraison, mars 1820, plat conservé, avec la grande planche dépliante : Cénotaphe élevé sur la place de la République à Metz en l'honneur de Auguste Dournes - - - Madier de Montjau : Lettre de M. Madier de Montjau, Conseiller à la Cour royale de Nîmes, chevalier de la Légion dhonneur, à M. Pasquier, Ministre des affaires étrangères, membre de la chambre des députés, du 5 juin 1820 (Nismes, Gaude, 1820), 16 pp. Tournier, Francois (Lieutenant-colonel) : La Verite sortant du puits, memoire justificatif de la conduite du lieutenant-colonel Tournier, a l'occasion du proces de M. Berryer fils, et pouvant servir a l'histoire de la conjuration de la duchesse de Berry. (Paris, Delaunay, 1833), 63 pp. - - - Courtois, A (fils) : Affaire des papiers de l'ex-conventionnel (Paris, Delaunay, 1834), 36 pp. (wes) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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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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        The Miracles of Our Lord

      Longman, London, London 1848 - Book measures 7 x 5 inches. Engraved title, 32 coloured chromolithagraphic plates, +4pp. Bound in period publishers black paper mache binding, full gilt edges, marble endpapers. Binding has had some minor repairs and restoration work. A very good clean firm binding. Internally, previous owners book plate, text block bound slightly to tightly [ usually the pages on a gutta-percha binding have become loose. or detached, this copy has probably been recased, hence slightly to tightly ] last 4 pages of text has some light staining. Pages and plates in very good clean bright condition throughout. A very nice copy.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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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]

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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]

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        Wuthering Heights

      , 1848. 1848. First Edition . BRONTE, Emily. Wuthering Heights. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1848. 12mo (5 by 7-1/2 inches), early half sheep rebacked with original spine laid down, blue boards. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $15,000.Extraordinarily important and rare first American edition (published less than five months after the virtually unobtainable London first edition) of Emily Brontë's passionate masterpiece.""Like Poems, Wuthering Heights was presented to an uncomprehending public without preface, introduction or explanation and it was left to Charlotte, ever her sister's apologist, to insist that it was simply a tale of 'the wild moors of the north of England'… There was a constant litany of complaint about the brutality and violence of some of the scenes [particularly involving Heathcliffe] and about the use of expletives, which, contrary to custom, Emily had written out in full rather than indicated by a dash… An American reviewer wrote in the Literary World: 'Fascinated by strange magic we… are made subject to the immense power of the book. We are spell-bound, we cannot choose but read'"" (Barker, 502, 539-40). G.W. Peck wrote of it that ""if the rank of a work of fiction is to depend solely on its naked imaginative power, then this is one of the greatest novels in the language."" One year after her only novel's publication, Emily Bronte was dead of consumption. ""Wuthering Heights stands alone as a monument of intensity owing nothing to tradition, nothing to the achievement of earlier writers. It was a thing apart, passionate, unforgettable, haunting in its grimness… Bronte has a sure and certain place for all time"" (Britannica). Although the title page of the 1848 Wuthering Heights states, ""By The Author of 'Jane Eyre,'"" it was, of course, Emily's older sister, Charlotte, who authored Jane Eyre. Not until the famous ""Biographical Notice of Ellis and Acton Bell, by Charlotte Bronte,"" in 1850 did Charlotte clearly address the matter of the pseudonyms and the true authorship of the works: ""It has been thought that all the works published under the names of Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell were, in reality, the production of one person…[O]n [this] occasion…I am advised distinctly to state how the case really stands."" The first London edition, was published December 4, 1847; this edition was published April 21, 1848, simultaneously as two parts in wrappers and as a single, clothbound volume. Smith, 74-75. Evidence of front free endpaper (blank) having been removed. Light foxing to text, with a few dozen leaves having been expertly cleaned. Some light rubbing to early sheep and boards. A very good copy in early sheep and boards.

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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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        Past, The Present, and The Future

      , 1848. 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

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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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        Report of the Secretary of War Communicating

      Washington: 1848 - 8vo, pamphlet, later brown cloth with gilt title on spine, folding map, 24 lithograph plates, 32 pp. Some wear to cloth, bookplate on front pastedown, lacks wrappers, foxing to plates and map, darkening to text block, some creasing to map, which makes it hard to open (but in very nice shape); otherwise very good. This work appears to include the first mapping of New Mexico of the newly acquired territory. The pamphlet also contains 24 lithograph plates attributed to Abert, which show scenes of Native Americans and locations in New Mexico, including Santa Fe, San Felipe and the Pueblos. Abert (1820-1897) was a soldier, naturalist, and artist who served in the Civil War. The text describes Abert's trip from Fort Leavenworth over the Santa Fe Trail. Abert's map appears to have been the most detailed of the New Mexico Territory up to that point. Graff 5. Howes A11. Sabin 57. Wagner-Camp 143.Streeter 168. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Narrative of a Mission to Bokhara, in the Years 1843-1856. To Ascertain the Fate of Colonel Stoddart and Captain Conolly.

      Edinburgh & London, William Blackwood & Sons, 1848. - 8vo. XXV, (1), 429, (1) pp. Publisher's original cloth. Fifth edition. The German-born oriental scholar and traveller Wolff (1795-1862), who knew both Arabia and Muslim Asia, brought the first authentic account of the fate of the two officers Stoddart and Conolly to England (having been commissioned to do so by a committee headed by Captain John Grover): they had been beheaded at the command of the Emir of Bukhara (Usbekistan), Nasrullah Khan, in 1842. Their executioner had been instructed to dispose of Wolff in the same way, but he escaped after a series of remarkable adventures. "A Jew who converted to Christianity, he spent much of his life attempting to persuade other Jews to follow the same course. His travels were often beset by extraordinary difficulties, but his enthusiasm and vitality enabled him even to endure, after rescue from slavery in Khorassan, a walk of six hundred miles through Bokhara to Kabul, having been robbed of everything including his clothing" (Blackmer). Between 1845 and 1852 his account of his mission went through seven editions. - Inscribed by the author in English and Arabic to the Victorian historical writer Agnes Strickland (1796-1874): "To Miss Agnes Strickland / from her admiring / friend Joseph Wolff" (dated May 14, 1849). Wilson 246. OCLC 1823836. Cf. Blackmer 1833 (1845, first American ed.). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MEMOIR OF A TOUR TO NORTHERN MEXICO, Connected with Col. Doniphan's Expedition, in 1846 and 1847. 30th Congress, 1st Session. Senate. Miscellaneous. No. 26.

      Tippin & Streeper, printers, Washington 1848 - 141 pages of text. Rebound in modern three-quarter leather with marbled paper-covered boards and new endsheets. Complete with three folding maps. Minor bump to top corner of text. Howes W597. Wagner/Camp 159:1. Dr. Wislizenus traveled as a private citizen to Mexico, returning with Doniphan's expedition. Wheat, #572 & 573, "A tour from Independence to Santa Fe, Chihuahua, Monterrey and Matamoros": "Many routes.are shown in Texas and the author's route is displayed in detail.a map of cosiderable value." Very tiny tears to maps. As stated on title page "Ordered that 5,000 copies be printed for the use of the Senate, and 200 additional for Dr. Wislizenus." First edition. Size: Octavo (8vo) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Positions of the Upper and Lower Gold Mines on the South Fork of the American River, California, July 20th, 1848. [Plus]. Upper Mines. Nos 1&*. Lower Mines or Mormon Diggings.

      [Washington, DC]: 1848 - Two lithograph maps, 9 1/2" x 18", and 9" x 6 1/2", with folds as issued. A couple of margin tears on the larger map, and a small corner margin piece missing, not affecting image, extra crease in one corner; smaller map one small margin chip, both with slight aging and scattered foxing; otherwise both maps are in really nice condition.These are two rather scarce early maps of the California gold discoveries covering Sacramento, the American River, South Folk and Webers Creek. The smaller map presents the precise locations of the earliest discoveries, the first showing Sutter's Mill. These maps were issued in U.S. House Ex. Doc. No1, 30th Congress Second Session, which accompanied the Report of Col. Richard B. Mason, published with President Polk's Message to Congress of December 5, 1848. According to Wheat, Mason actually sent small pieces of gold with his report, and there are numbers printed on the map to indicate where the gold came from. The actual drawing of the maps has been credited to William T. Sherman, who was a young lieutenant at the time. Wheat, p. 64 and Gold Region 51 & 52. OCLC.

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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

      Washington 1848 - 8vo.Bound in full, dark blue leather, spine with 4 raised bands and title in bright gilt. Minimal wear to bds. New eps. Minimal scattered foxing. All 24 plates in very good cond., incl. one of the earliest views of Santa Fe. Lg. fold-out map at rear. pp. 132+plates and map. The first free-standing edition of this detailed study of New Mexico. Howes A-11, Wagner-Camp 143, Graff 5, Rittenhouse 2, Flake 726 1st edition, 30th Congress, 1st Session, Exec., No. 23 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MEMOIR OF A TOUR TO NORTHERN MEXICO, Connected with Col. Doniphan's Expedition, in 1846 and 1847. 30th Congress, 1st Session. Senate. Miscellaneous. No. 26.

      Washington: Tippin & Streeper, printers, 1848. 141 pages of text. Rebound in modern three-quarter leather with marbled paper-covered boards and new endsheets. Complete with three folding maps. Minor bump to top corner of text. Howes W597. Wagner/Camp 159:1. Dr. Wislizenus traveled as a private citizen to Mexico, returning with Doniphan's expedition. Wheat, #572 & 573, "A tour from Independence to Santa Fe, Chihuahua, Monterrey and Matamoros": "Many routes...are shown in Texas and the author's route is displayed in detail...a map of cosiderable value." Very tiny tears to maps. As stated on title page "Ordered that 5,000 copies be printed for the use of the Senate, and 200 additional for Dr. Wislizenus." First edition.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good+ condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        JUAN MARIA FLOREZ y TERAN, GOBERNADOR del Distrito federal, á sus habitantes sabed: Que. [Mexican War Broadside].

      Mexico [City]: [Juan Maria Florez], 1848. Broadside. 18-3/4" x 12-1/2" Vertical and horizontal fold lines, with few short splits/tears; chipping and some loss to lower edge; small hole to left margin, not affecting text; faint occasional discoloration from handling. VG.

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        Wuthering Heights

      1848. First Edition . BRONTE, Emily. Wuthering Heights. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1848. 12mo (5 by 7-1/2 inches), early half sheep rebacked with original spine laid down, blue boards. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $15,000.Extraordinarily important and rare first American edition (published less than five months after the virtually unobtainable London first edition) of Emily Brontë's passionate masterpiece.""Like Poems, Wuthering Heights was presented to an uncomprehending public without preface, introduction or explanation and it was left to Charlotte, ever her sister's apologist, to insist that it was simply a tale of 'the wild moors of the north of England'… There was a constant litany of complaint about the brutality and violence of some of the scenes [particularly involving Heathcliffe] and about the use of expletives, which, contrary to custom, Emily had written out in full rather than indicated by a dash… An American reviewer wrote in the Literary World: 'Fascinated by strange magic we… are made subject to the immense power of the book. We are spell-bound, we cannot choose but read'"" (Barker, 502, 539-40). G.W. Peck wrote of it that ""if the rank of a work of fiction is to depend solely on its naked imaginative power, then this is one of the greatest novels in the language."" One year after her only novel's publication, Emily Bronte was dead of consumption. ""Wuthering Heights stands alone as a monument of intensity owing nothing to tradition, nothing to the achievement of earlier writers. It was a thing apart, passionate, unforgettable, haunting in its grimness… Bronte has a sure and certain place for all time"" (Britannica). Although the title page of the 1848 Wuthering Heights states, ""By The Author of 'Jane Eyre,'"" it was, of course, Emily's older sister, Charlotte, who authored Jane Eyre. Not until the famous ""Biographical Notice of Ellis and Acton Bell, by Charlotte Bronte,"" in 1850 did Charlotte clearly address the matter of the pseudonyms and the true authorship of the works: ""It has been thought that all the works published under the names of Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell were, in reality, the production of one person…[O]n [this] occasion…I am advised distinctly to state how the case really stands."" The first London edition, was published December 4, 1847; this edition was published April 21, 1848, simultaneously as two parts in wrappers and as a single, clothbound volume. Smith, 74-75. Evidence of front free endpaper (blank) having been removed. Light foxing to text, with a few dozen leaves having been expertly cleaned. Some light rubbing to early sheep and boards. A very good copy in early sheep and boards.

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        Jane Eyre: An Autobiography.

      London: Smith, Elder & Co.,, 1848. By Currer Bell. 3 volumes, octavo. Original purple-brown vertical fine-ribbed cloth, titles to spines gilt, geometric design and rules to covers in blind, cream endpapers. Binder's ticket to rear pastedown of Vol. I, ownership signature to half-titles of vols I and III. Spines rolled and faded to brown, edges of covers faded, very minor wear to tips, evidence of bookplate removal to front pastedowns of vols I and II, rear hinges cracked but holding, text blocks sound, light foxing to contents. An excellent set. Third edition (lacking the "9" in pagination on p. 279 of volume I, Gothic letters "n" inverted in "An" and "h" instead of "b" on title page of volume II (all points listed by Smith)). The author's powerful and highly influential novel was first published around 19 October 1847; owing to the work's immense immediate success among critics and the reading public alike, it was quickly followed by the second and third editions on 22 January 1848 and around 15 April 1848 respectively. With a 16-page publisher's catalogue (dated May 1848) at the rear of volume I and eight pages of reviews to the rear of volume III.

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        Deutscher Verein. Sammlung von 5 Gr

      In diesem Umfang seltene Zeugnisse f

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        Dombey and Son.

      London: Bradbury & Evans, 1848 - FIRST EDITION BOUND FROM THE PARTS. 1 vol., 8-5/8" x 6", illustrated by H. K. Browne ("Phiz"), additional engraved frontis and title-page, includes the "dark plate" at p.547, mild toning to edges of plates but largely clean and bright throughout. Bound in contemporary 1/2 calf, ribbed gilt decorated spine, gilt lettered black leather spine label, spine relined with original spine laid down, hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine. Dombey & Son contains the first published example of a so-called dark plate, which was created by a machine process that tinted the etched plate and heightened its black-and-white contrast. (See Hatton & Clever, pp.276-7, for a discussion of the process.) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Révolutions Politiques et Sociales de 1848, prédites en 1843. Le Hachych.

      Paris: Comptoir des Imprimeurs-Unis, 1848. Octavo, uncut and mostly unopened; in the original printed yellow wrappers, Author's presentation copy of the second edition of Lallemand's rare tale of the coming society, and the first to attribute authorship. First published as Le Hachych in 1843, its new title here is more explicit as to its intents. This was the first European work to use the drug hashish as its basic plot device.The work purports to be a translation from an Arabic manuscript which the author has discovered in his cabin whilst sailing for Marseille. It veers between the sensational and the doctrinal, particularly in its fundamental conceit that hashish not only provides consolation for the present, but an intimation and aspect of the future.In the early 1840s the French psychiatrist Moreau had begun studying the possible therapeutic applications of hashish, in the process installing himself as purveyor to the famous Club des Hachichins, an elegant coterie presided over by author and dilettante Gautier. But it fell to the well-known surgeon and republican socialist Lallemand to write the first European work to use the drug as its basic plot device. This copy is inscribed by Lallemand "A mon ami Lougian [?sp]" in his distinctive sepia ink. Some foxing, becoming loose at gutters else a good copy.

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        Description générale et particulière du duché de Bourgogne, précédée de l'abrégé historique de cette province

      Second edition partly original because increased various statements and documents. Binders half black sheepskin, back smooth decorated with gilt fillets and cold, slight traces of friction on the back, flat black cardboard, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, corners bumped, yellow sections, binders of the time. Good book full of his 3 cards and its 2 shots flyers inset. Two small ink stains affecting marginally slightly some pages of the fourth volume, few foxing. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Victor Lagier & Décailly Dijon 1848 13,5x22cm 4 volumes reliés

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        Jahrbuch für Pferdezucht, Pferdekenntniß, Pferdehandel, die Militärische Campagne, Schul- und Kunstreiterei und die Roßarzneikunst in Deutschland und den angrenzenden Ländern. 12 Jahrgänge der Reihe in 12 Bänden. Mit 6 (1 getönte und kolr.) lithogr. Tafeln.

      Weimar, Voigt 1823-1848. - 16°, ca. 7000 SS., Lithographierte Orig.-Broschuren (Erster Jahrgang Pappbd. der Zeit mit vergold. Rückentitel), Rücken mit mont. Bibl.-Sign., Einbände wenig berieben, Kirchener 3135, Schrader-H. 1779. - Vom Jahrbuch, das seit 1823 in 29 Jahrgängen bis 1857 schien, sind folgend Bände vorhanden: I (1823), VII (1830), IX (1833), XI-XII (1835-1836), XV (1839), XVIII-XIX (1842-43) und XXI-XXIV (1845-48). Die Tqafeln zeigen den Plan einer Rennbahn, einen Badeapparat für Pferde, ine Zirkusreiterin; Derbysieger von 1846 Pyrrhus I.; Charis, Glanzrappe, Graditzr Gstuets, geb. 1824, vom Feodor u. Bleaksuss; Pferdeauftrieb (getönt), [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Illustrated Handbook, A New Guide for Travelers through the United States of America: Containing a Description of the states, cities, towns, villages, watering places, colleges, etc., etc., with the railroad, stage and steamboat routes…

      Sherman & Smith,, New York: 1848 - 16mo, original red cloth, decoratively stamped in gilt and blind, illustrated with 125 engravings, 234 pp., and folding map 52 x 67 cm (20 1/2" x 26 1/4") plus decorative border. Old ink name on front pastedown, with catalogue entry glued in, some light foxing within, map slightly darkened, a few short splits at folds; otherwise very good. Smith was a prominent mapmaker in the mid 19th century. He competed with the likes of Colton and Mitchell, and was associated with John Disturnell back in the 1840s.He published a number of city maps around that time. In 1843 Smith published a large map of the United States, and three years later in 1846 he published the first edition of this map. Considered a really good map, it basically covers the eastern and midwestern part of the U.S. California and Oregon are featured in an inset, and part of Texas is also shown. Some railroad and canal routs in the northeast are also highlighted. Ristow: American Maps. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Nicholas D. Riccio]
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