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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]

      [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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        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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        Autograph Letter Signed to Colonel William Wylde (Charles, 1804-1870, Secretary to Prince Albert 1849-1861 and to Queen Victoria 1861-1870, General from 1865)

      1848 - (1788-1877, of the Royal Artillery), headed 'Private and Confidential', saying his brother Henry, (1802-1894, Secretary at War, 1835-1839, Colonial Secretary 1846-1852, from 1845 3rd Earl Grey), has written "about the Government of Gibraltar", Henry is "very anxious to break through the rule, which has hitherto excluded Generals of your branch of the service from such commands", and has asked Charles "to try & find one , with the good sense & judgement to conduct our intercourse with the Spaniards" and "likely to be efficient in his Military Capacity - for at present I have a notion, it is a mighty slack Garrison", adding "Your Lieutenant Generals will probably be too old - but my brother would nor hesitate about appointing" a really good "Major General . in spite of Horse Guards - How would Sir R, Gardiner do it?", Henry has not "made up his mind to appoint an Artillery General . but he wishes to know who are your most efficient men", 3 sides 8vo., Windsor Castle, 11th October Charles Grey was the second surviving son of the 2nd Earl Grey of Howick, 1764-1845, Prime Minister. Wylde had served in Portugal and Spain in the 1830s, helping Don Pedro and Isabella II. Prince Albert made him his Equerry in 1840, a post exchanged for Groom of the Bedchamber in 1846 as Wylde's Artillery responsibilities grew, but which still allowed Albert to send him on confidential missions to the Peninsular.

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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Deutscher Verein. Sammlung von 5 Gr

      In diesem Umfang seltene Zeugnisse f

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Sander]
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        Notizie storiche antiquarie statistiche ed agronomiche intorno all'antichissima cittˆ di Tivoli e suo territorio compilate e raccolte dal Maggiore Francesco Cavalier Bulgarini. Con carta topografica. In fine: Appendice alle notizie su Tivoli in risposta alla prefazione dell'Autore dell'opera intitolata "Tivoli nel decennio" e ancora: Continuazione dell'Appendice alle notizie su Tivoli, ossia replica . etc.

      Roma, Tipografia di Giovanni Battista Zampi, 1848. - In 8

      [Bookseller: Maria Calabr]
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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]

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        Nouveau traité général astronomique et civil d'horlogerie théorique et pratique. D'après les plus habiles auteurs et les progrès récents de l'art.

      Paris chez l'Auteur rue Meslay 1848 - 2 volumes in-4, Titre, frontispice (placé à la fin du texte), pp. V-XII. (prospectus de publication), 432 pp., planches I à XVIII - (4) ff., 544 pp., (4) ff., planches XIX à LI. Reliure demi veau havane époque, dos orné de filets.(une coiffe usée). Rare édition originale, une seconde édition fut publiée chez Dutertre en 1853 puis une troisième en 1875. Ouvrage illustré d'un frontispice et 51 planches dépliantes. L'un des plus grands horlogers de son temps, Louis Moinet (1768-1853) est l'inventeur du chronographe en 1815 ou 1816, qu'il baptise "compteur de tierces". Ami intime d'Abraham-Louis Breguet, Moinet est le créateur des mécanismes les plus fins et les plus perfectionnés et réalise de prodigieuses horloges pour les têtes couronnées de son temps. Son traité d'horlogerie, fruit de 20 années de travail, est le plus estimé pour le XIXe siècle. Le prospectus de publication (pp. VI à XII) a été conservé dans le tome 1 et suit le titre. L'"Avis pour le brocheur" à la fin premier volume précise : Les typographes insistant pour ne livrer les titres qu'à la fin de l'impression, à cause des changements que le cours de l'ouvrage peut y nécéssiter, le prospectus en tête de cette première partie continuera de servir de titre provisoire. On placera d'abord, à gauche, la planche du frontispice en regard du titre du prospectus, après lequel vient la préface." Les tables des chapitres des deux volumes ont été imprimées à la fin du second volume. Selon les quelques exemplaires repérés les 4 feuillets non chiffrés (Tables d'équation moyenne) placés ici en tête et fin du second volumes ont pu être reliés dans le premier. C'est le cas de l'exemplaire de la N.Y.P.L., qui lui n'a pas conservé le prospectus de publcation. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Jane Eyre: An Autobiography. By Currer Bell.

      London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1848 - 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. Smith 2.

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        Téhéran

      Original pencil drawing heightened with watercolor on pink paper, captioned on the top right, showing a view of the cemetery and the walls of Tehran.Joseph Auguste Jules Laurens was born in Carpentras (1825-1901) was a French painter and lithographer. From 1846 to 1849, he toured Eastern Europe, Greece, Turkey and Persia as a cartoonist, as part of a scientific mission led by geographer Xavier Hommaire Hell. Despite the failure of the mission (death Hommaire Hell in Isfahan, non-payment of work), he brought hundreds of sketches (historical monuments and daily life of the inhabitants of these regions), drawings and watercolors, which will serve its business artistic. This drawing dates undoubtedly from that era. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! S.n. S.l. 1848 43x57cm (dimensions du cadre) 42,19,5cm (dimensions du dessin) une feuille sous marie-louise et cadre de bois ancien

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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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        The Saint's Tragedy; or, the True Story of Elizabeth of Hungary . . .

      London: John W. Parker, 1848. Small 8vo, original dark blue cloth and printed paper label. Eight-page publisher's terminal catalogue. ¶ The first book by Charles Kingsley (1819-1875), Victorian novelist and controversial socialist clergyman, a life of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary (1207-1231), which Kingsley wrote, in part, to impress a woman he wished to marry. Cloth a little worn; fine copy of a book that is not rare but is difficult to obtain in collector's condition, as here. Enclosed in a chemise and quarter morocco slipcase.

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        Oeuvres complétes de Buffon avec des extraits de Daubenton et la classification de Cuvier.-

      Paris: chez Furne et Cie., 1848-1853.-6 vols. [ (4), 782 ; (4), 775 ; (4), 726 ; (4), 784 ; (4), 653 ; (4), 732 ]p.: 1 retr.: 5 mapas, 122 estampas; 26cm.-EApreciada edição das obras de Buffon, hoje um clássico da história natural, ilustrada com um retrato do autor, 5 mapas e 122 estampas em separado que figuram muitas espécies de animais. Aquelas são bonitas gravuras finamente abertas em aço, todas aguareladas á mão e de bonito efeito estético. Algumas vêm assinadas pelo desenhador (Traviés) e pelo gravador (Pardinel). O texto composto a duas colunas é muito informativo.Conjunto revestido por bonitas meias-encadernações de chagrin, da época. Folhas iniciais de alguns volumes com acidez. Conjunto estimado e atraente.

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        Junge Frau mit Federhut

      - Technik: Aquarell mit reichlicher Verwendung von Deckweiß auf Papier, auf Papier aufgezogen, stellenweise sind Entwurfslinien in Bleistift zu sehen. Beschriftung: verso in Bleistift von fremder Hand bezeichnet mit "Bruno Piglhein 1848-1894". Grösse: 34,9 x 25,7 cm (Darstellung). Zustand: Sehr guter Zustand. Das Blatt ist minmal verfärbt und gewellt. Vereinzelt sind minimale puntkförmige Verschmutzungen zu erkennen. Entlang der Kanten sind Verfärbungen und geringfügige Beschädigung durch eine ehemalige Rahmung festzustellen. Die Darstellung macht einen tadellosen Eindruck. Die Farbigkeit ist frisch erhalten. Beschreibung: Brustbild im Halbprofil einer jungen Dame mit hellblauer Bluse und einem rötlichen Hut mit extravaganten Federn. Unter dem Hut lockt sich das blonde Haar der jugnen Schönheit, die den Betrachter mit klaren hellblauen Augen anblickt. Auf der Brust der Dame liegt ein aufwendiges Schmuckstück aus Edelmetall und Glas. Zustand: Sehr guter Zustand. Das Blatt ist minmal verfärbt und gewellt. Vereinzelt sind minimale puntkförmige Verschmutzungen zu erkennen. Entlang der Kanten sind Verfärbungen und geringfügige Beschädigung durch eine ehemalige Rahmung festzustellen. Die Darstellung macht einen tadellosen Eindruck. Die Farbigkeit ist frisch erhalten.

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

      8vo., 32 + 384pp., occasional soiling and browning, 4 leaves of one issue rather cropped with loss of letters, contemporary black half calf over marbled boards, sympathetically rebacked with gilt lines and lettering.Publisher: [Wortley near Leeds: printed by Joseph Barker],Year: 1848Edition: Harrison and Thompson p.32. Goldsmiths 36009 (but issues nos. 1-6 only). Not in Stammhammer.

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        [Op. 73]. Lauda Sion für Chor und Orchester componirt für die Kirche St. Martin in Lüttich zur Feier des 11ten Juni 1846... Klavierauszug von Julius Rietz (nach der Originalpartitur) No. 1 der nachgelassenen Werke Op. 73. [Full score]

      Mainz Antwerpen und Brüssel bei B. Schott's Söhnen: [PN 9916], [1848-49]. Folio. Modern red half morocco with marbled boards, gilt titling to spine, with original publisher's red printed upper wrapper trimmed and mounted to front endpaper. 1f. (title within decorative border printed on a yellow ground), [ii] (text in three columns: Latin, German, and, with numbering and indication of performing forces, in English), 77, [i] (blank) pp. Title lithographed; text typeset; music engraved. Signature of former owner, "Ferd. ?Mesch...[illegible]," in ink to lower right corner of upper wrapper and title; additional annotations to lower edge of upper wrapper; movement numbers added in pencil in roman numerals to Latin column of text page. Some soiling and offsetting; edges browned; text leaf and first page of music dampstained; annotations to wrapper trimmed and mostly illegible; price to upper wrapper erased; professional repairs to upper outer corner of title leaf An uncut copy. First Edition. MWV A 24. Hoboken 10, 256. Krause 63. Mendelssohn Papers III, 427. The publisher's number to the title, 9917, contrasts with the actual plate number, 9916. The present edition does not include the sixth movement, a choral fugue (not published until 1996, by Carus-Verlag). Mendelssohn composed this work on commission. The Latin text, Lauda Sion Salvatorem, is the sequence for the feast of Corpus Christi, traditionally ascribed to Thomas Aquinas. While the German text is a translation, the English text, while fitting the music, is newly written and unrelated to the original; the specifically Roman Catholic liturgical text was apparently considered unacceptable.

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        Borneo and the Indian Archipelago. With drawings of Costume and Scenery. First Edition, Rebound.

      Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans; Paternoster-Row, London, 1848, - MARRYAT, Frank S. Borneo and the Indian Archipelago. With Drawings of Costume and Scenery. By Frank S. Marryat, late midshipman from H.M.S. Samarang,surveying vessel. London : Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans; Paternoster-Row, 1848. First Edition. Pp. (4),[v]-viii,[1]-232, colour chromolithograph frontispiece, colour-illustrated engraved title page, + 20 leaves of chromolithograph plates, including 37 woodcuts to text. 4to, rebound in three-quarter brown leather with marbled paper covered boards, gilt lettering andgilt tooled border to spine, six pressed bands to spine, with original gilt-decorated red cloth from original front board bound in at rear. National Maritime Museum Catalogue of the Library Volume 1 : Voyages and Travels, 534; Kennedy, Bibliography of Indonesian Peoples and Cultures, Revised Edition, Volume 1, p.267. Minor repairs done to fore-edge of pp. vii-viii and to edges of plates opposite p. 5 and p. 109, small crease to upper corner of plate opposite p. 79 (contained to margin), contemporary name inked verso frontispiece, otherwise a beautiful, internally bright and clean copy. 4,000.00. Frank Samuel Marryat, (1826-1855), artist and midshipman, and son of Captain [Frederick] Marryat. This beautifully illustrated and smartly reboundvolume documents the four-year surveying voyage of the HMS Samarang, captained by the Halifax, Nova Scotia-born Edward Belcher (b. February 27, 1799,Halifax, Nova Scotia - d. March 18, 1877, London), to Borneo and the East Indies, from 1843 to 1846. See DCB Volume X, pp.42-43 for Captain Belcher, naval surveyor and explorer. Captions of the lithographs: "Chinese Joss House" (frontispiece); "Bornese Vessel" (title-page); "Loondoo Dyak" (p.5); "River Sarawak and Town of Kuchin" (p.6); "Keeney-Ballo" (p.59); "Serebis Dyak" (p.79); "Saghai Dyak" (p.80); "War Dance of the Dyaks" (p.85); "Malay Chief (Sooloo)" (p.101); "Bruni" (p.106); "Court of the Sultan of Borneo" (p.109); "West Point, Hong Kong" (p.142); "View on the Island of Poo-too" (p.151); "Chinese Joss House at Ningpo" (p.156); "Quelpartians" (p.182); "Mandarin of Quelpart (Corea)" (p.183); "Japanese" (p.185); "Natives of Luzon (Philippines)" (p.199); "View in Samboangan" (p.201); "Illanoan Pirate" (p.207); "Dusum" (p.210); "Port Louis" (p.220). Captains of the woodcuts: "Mr. Brooke's House", "Dyak Head", "Malays of Kuchin", "Native of Batan", "Nativeof Pa-tchu-san", "Sooloo Village", "Native Boat -- Borneo", "Dyak War Prahu", "Dyak Women in Canoe", "Teeth of Dyaks", "Costumes of Dyak Women", "Sum-pi-tan -- Blow-pipe, with Poisoned Arrows", "Dyak Village", "Obtaining Fire", "View of Singapore", "Malay Woman", "Proboscis Monkey", "Natives of Bruni", "City of Manilla", "Procession of the Sultan of Gonong Tabor", "Ears ofDyaks at Gonong Tabor", "Portrait of Mahomed Pullulu, Sultan of Sooloo", "Tanka Boats -- Hong Kong", "Chinese Fishermen", "Cook's Shop", "Pagoda -- Ningpo", "Tanka Boat Women", "Man-of-War Junk", "Trading Junks", "Japanese Boat", "Salt Smugglers", "Spanish Galleon", "Water Carriers -- Manilla", "Illanoan Pirates", "Natives of N.E. Coast of Borneo", "Convict", "Kling Woman". Minor repairs done to fore-edge of pp. vii-viii and to edges of plates opposite p. 5 and p. 109, small crease to upper corner of plate opposite p.79 (contained to margin), contemporary name inked verso frontispiece, otherwise a beautiful, internally bright and clean copy. 4,000.00 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Doull, Bookseller (A.B.A.C.)]
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        Muséum d'histoire naturelle. Leçons de zoologie générale pour servir d'introduction à l'étude de l'ornithologie publiées sous les auspices d'Isidore Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire par M. Alphonse Blanc.

      Paris, Baillière, 1848. ____ Première édition. Alphonse Blanc donne un exposé des leçons - qui n'ont jamais été publiées - d'Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire au Muséum. Son travail a été revu par le professeur. La classification et les m

      [Bookseller: Hugues de Latude]
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