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        Report of the Secretary of War Communicating… A Report and Map of the Examination of New Mexico, Made by Lieutenant J.W. Abert of the Topographical Corps.

      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.

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        Des pieuses institutions Démidoff à Florence. Histoire et réglement. Ouvrage traduit de l'italien.

      - [Firenze], Typographie de la Veuve Marie Marchini, 1848, in-8, br. edit. con cornice decorativa, dorso decorato, pp. 216. Titolo in copertina: "Compte rendu décennal des etablissemens de bienfaisance fondés à Florence par la famille Démidoff". Si tratta della traduzione francese di "Delle pie opere ed istituzioni Demidoff in Firenze", [Firenze], Tipografia della vedova Maria Marchini, 1848, edizione rarissima anche in italiano. Questa in francese, dello stesso anno, è, probabilmente, altrettanto rara. Ottime condizioni. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Oreste Gozzini snc]
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        Mannheim (-Album. Nach der Natur aufgenommen und gezeichnet von E. Fröhlich und Th. Verhas).

      Verlag und Eigenthum von Guido Zeiler in Mannheim (Ohne Jahr 1848). 8 Tafeln. Roter, dekorativ geprägter u. titelvergoldeter Original-Leinwand-Einband. (Tafeln meist an den Rändern fleckig. Zwei Tafeln auch im Bildbereich gering fleckig.). Querformat. 22x28,5 cm* Seltenes Mannheim-Album! Die acht Aquatinta-Tafeln von R. Dawson und J. Tanner nach Fröhlich und Verhas zeigen: Gesamtansicht mit Hafen im Vordergund, Das Schloß in Mannheim, Der Paradeplatz in Mannheim, Der Marktplatz in Mannheim, Bahnhof in Mannheim, Die Kettenbrücke in Mannheim, Der Freihafen in Mannheim und Großherzogliches Institut. in Mannhiem. Versand D: 3,00 EUR MANNHEIM. - BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG, Mannheimer, Ansichten, Originalgrafik, Graphik, Stadtgeschichte, Badische, Graphische, Stadtansichten, Ortsansichten, Hafen,

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        The Works of Lord Byron: with His Letters and Journals, and His Life by Thomas Moore

      London: John Murray, 1848. NEW EDITION, 17 volumes, small octavo, 6-5/8" x 4-1/4", additional engraved title-page and frontis in each volume. Bound in full red morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, covers gilt and paneled, all edges gilt, hinges fine, overall a VERY GOD set.

      [Bookseller: D&D Galleries - ABAA]
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        The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England [3 volumes]

      Carey and Hart Publishers, Philadelphia PA 1848 - Francis Bacon (1561-1626) English philosopher, statesman, scientist. Particularly known as a practitioner and advocate of the scientific method, that depends largely on observation. He is considered the father of empiricism. Includes for example: In volume one - the famous essays 'Truth', 'Death', 'Unity in Religion', 'Revenge', 'Adversity', 'Parents and Children', 'Envy', 'Love', 'Boldness', 'Goodness', 'Friendship', 'Ambition', 'Beauty'. There are also letters and the 'Great Instauration' in volume 2. In volume 3, he deals with natural science and political science. [Please check for shipping cost on multi-volume sets and larger format books.] This is a newer edition with a biography of Bacon by Basil Montague added. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PROMENADE SENTIMENTALE ET SCIENTIFIQUE AU JARDIN D'HIVER D'UN PAPILLON VOYAGEUR Ayant Pour Interprête M. Edmond De Sérigny. Notice Instructive et Amusante Sur Les Principales Plantes Exotiques Qui Croissent Au Jardin d'Hiver; Leur Mode de Culture et de Multiplication; Leurs Moeurs, Leurs Usages; etc. Précédée d'un Abrégé de Botanique et Illustrée par Bertall, Belaife et Bruno. Gravure de Leblanc.

      (Paris): Dépot principal chez l'Auteur, 1848. First edition and a unique, extra-illustrated copy of this fanciful approach to the plants of the conservatory. At about this time, in England and on the continent, winter houses or conservatories were becoming popular additions to modest households, and not just to grand estates as in the past. Here, Edmond de Sérigny makes the topic appealing by acting as an "interpreter" for a butterfly who enters such a conservatory just when he thinks he has seen the last of the seasonal flowers. The butterfly's promenades are preceded by an introduction to botany taken almost entirely from Audouit's l'Herbier des Demoiselles. Next begins the butterfly's raptures over his discovery of the greenhouse/ conservatory. He wonders if he is suddenly in Brazil. Short chapters are devoted to 19 individual plants such as azaleas and primroses. Poetry, horticultural and botanical information and some lore is included. The regular text is illustrated from engravings by Bertall, Belaife et Bruno. The extra plates, many hand-colored, of butterflies, flowers and fruits, are in differing sizes and , obviously, from different sources. Unusual and charming. CCfr locates 2 copies (without the extra-illustration) of which one is a second edition of 1849. OCLC finds an additional copy in the Netherlands. 12mo (16 X 10 cm); engraved frontispiece + 137 pp with text illustrations; extra illustrated with 29 colored engravings of flowers, fruit, butterflies and birds, on different papers of different sizes. Contemporary full calf with triple gilt filets on covers; spine with raised bands and gilt with decoratively gilt panels; marbled endpapers; some light wear at spine edges and extremities, but binding tight; binding signed " A. Closs"; tissue guards on the additional colored plates; occasional light foxing to text. .

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        Smead & Cowles' General Business Directory of the City of Cleveland & Ohio for 1848-9; Together with a Historical and Statistical Account of Cleveland and Ohio Cities

      Smead & Cowles, Cleveland, OH, 1848. 1st Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition (ex-library). Ex-libr. refrence 224 pages. Spine working loose but still intact. Heavy foxing throughout. Text and spine marked with Library stamps, library pocket inside book, stamps throughout and/or other library markings. Foldout maps present. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Ohio; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 21892. .

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        Der Erzähler von Luzern. [Zeitung]. Jahrgang 1848.

      Luzern, Druck von A. Petermann, 1848 - 32 x 23 cm. Gesamter Jahrgang mit 104 Tageszeitung zu je 4 Seiten. Beigebunden: Beilage zum Erzähler von Luzern. Zus. 474 num. Seiten. Halbleinenband der Zeit mit 2 Rückenschildern. *Sehr seltene liberale und unabhängige Luzerner Zeitung unter der Redaktion von Andreas Weber. Vorliegend das Exemplar des Herausgebers, hinten angebunden sind die originalen handschriftlichen Prozessakten sowie die amtliche Vorladung in einem Verläumdungsprozeß 1845 eines Jakob Bucher Kläger) gegen den Redakteur Andreas Weber. Die Klage lautete auf Lügen und Verläumdung in den Ausgaben 1 und 2 des Jahres 1845 (diese hinten angebunden). Auf 12 handschriftlichen Seiten steht das Prozeßprotokoll und das Gerichtsurteil mit Siegel und Unterschrift des Gerichtspräsidenten (der Redakteur wurde hier freigesprochen, es gab aber 1846 bis 1850 weitere Prozesse wegen Pressevergehen). - Die Zeitung "Erzähler von Luzern" erschien nur im Vormärz in den Jahren 1845-1848. Sie wurde zweimal wöchentlich ausgegeben und enthielt Schweizerische (vaterländische), regionale (Luzernerische) sowie Auslands-Nachrichten. Der Redakteur schreibt mit Witz und liberaler freier Gesinnung. Z.B. kommentiert er mit kecker Feder eine Notiz aus Deutschland, dass der König Max von Bayern einen Preis von 100 Dukaten ausgesetzt hat für die Preisfrage "Wie ist der Noth der untern Klassen abzuhelfen?": "Ich antwortete Ihnen: Der Noth der untern Klassen ist ganz einfach und unfehlbar durch Abschaffung der Obern abgeholfen . und wenn Sie die Probe machen wollten, so bin ich des Preises gewiß" (S. 460). - In der No. 102 wird die Einstellung des Erscheinens für das kommende Jahr (1849) angekündigt, "um auszuruhen". Vorliegend der vollständige (und wohl letzte) Jahrgang 1848. Äußerst selten, das KVK listet weltweit lediglich ein einziges Exemplar (in der ZHB Luzern). - Vorliegend das Exemplar des Verfassers, getrüffelt mit originalen Gerichtsakten, alles sauber und sehr gut erhalten. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Braun]
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        The New Testament in English translated by John Wycliffe.

      Chiswick: Pr. by Charles Whittingham for William Pickering 4to (24.2 cm, 9.5"). [10], [248] ff.;. frontis. port., plt.. 1848 An excellent 19th-century edition of => the first translation of the New Testament into English. John Wycliffe (d. 1384) is revered as the first to translate the N.T. into now-recognizable English, and, though his heterodox religious opinions brought his translation (and those based on it) into disrepute at the time and well after, it circulated widely in manuscript. This grand => Pickering Press edition announces itself as being from an early manuscript ("ca. 1380") that was "formerly in the monastery of Sion Middlesex and late in the collection of Lea Wilson, F.S.A" (of Norwood), and of that manuscript an extensive description appears as the preface here. Printed in a very handsome and legible English black-letter gothic font on Pouncy handmade paper, the Pickering Wycliffe N.T. bears a red and black half-title and title-page, with a red and black version of the firm's printer's device incorporating the Aldine dolphin and anchor. The plate, following f. [2], shows a page from the source manuscript. The prefatory matter is printed in a handsome large roman. Provenance: John Howell (bookseller, San Francisco), his bookplate; later in the Howell Bible Collection, Pacific School of Religion (properly released). Full black morocco, bevelled boards tooled in blind, round spine with raised bands tooled in blind, marbled endpapers and all edges gilt over red. Two old bibliographical clippings affixed to front free endpaper verso and bookplate of John Howell as above; no library markings. => A very nice copy.

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        Dombey and Son

      London: Bradbury and Evans,, 1848. With illustrations by H. K. Browne. Octavo. Original green fine-diaper cloth, covers blocked in blind, spine with elaborate design in blind, titles to spine gilt, yellow endpapers. With 40 engraved plates, including frontispiece and vignette title. Ownership signature in ink to front pastedown, pencil to front free endpaper, bookplate to front pastedown. Spine faded to brown, minor wear to tips, split to foot of rear joint though still sound, odd spot of foxing to text, some spotting and oxidisation of plates. An excellent copy. First edition, first issue, uncorrected, bound from the monthly parts.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Dealings with the Firm of Dombey and Son, Wholesale, Retail and for Exportation

      London: Bradbury and Evans, 1848. xvi, [2], 624pp, plates. Later half-calf and marbled paper over boards from the parts, raised bands, spine in six panels, title label to second panel, contrasting author label to third, remaining panels gilt with volute corner pieces, flower head centre piece with small roundels to top, bottom, left and right, marbled endpapers. Spine faded, slightly rubbed to extremities. Internally the plates often have the usual browning to edges, but generally fairly bright and clean. Bound from the original parts, several of the plates (twenty) are bound in twice, several covers from the parts are bound in at the rear, with a couple of the Dombey Advertisers. Extra-illustrated with both sets of the portraits (twelve portraits) of the characters, again illustrated by Phiz, with the original wrappers bound in to rear. Bound by Palmer Howe and Co. of Manchester. See Smith, pages 70-73 . First Edition. Half Calf and Boards. Good+. Illus. by Browne, H.K. (Phiz). 8vo.

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        A Geographical Dictionary or Gazetteer of the Australian Colonies: their Physical and Political Geography, together with a brief notice of all the Capitals, Principal Towns and Villages; also of rivers, bays, gulfs, mountains, population and general statistics

      W & F Ford, Sydney 1848 - Royal 8vo. xvi, 438, 16pp. Descriptions of towns and regions of all Australian colonies, in alpabetical order and some tables of imports, exports etc. Includes list of books consulted by the author, a poem entitled 'Australia' by S.P. Hill, and a list of subscribers. Illustrated by a folding hand-col. map of Australia, 22 full-page county maps hand-col. NOTE: the front cover binding is broken so that the front hard cover is no longer attached. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Catlin's Notes of Eight years' Travels and Residence in Europe with His North American Indian Collection, Two Volumes

      New York: Burgess, Stringer & Co., 1848. Complete 2-Volume Illustrated set. Covers are brown with floral detail and gilt lettering on the spine. Bookplates from a fraternity library are covering an old inscription on both front innerboards. Some foxing, but interior pages are mostly clean. "With anecdotes and incidents of the travels and adventures of these different parties of American Indians whome he introduced to the courts of England, France and Belgium." Volume 1 has 296 pages and Volume 2 has 336 pages.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 5.5"x9".

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        La Hausse." (Börsengewinner zählt Goldmünzen in seinen Zylinder) //

      Imp. Ch. Villain,, Paris, 1848 - altkolorierte Lithographie von L. Massard; ca. 30 x 23 cm; unter Schrägschnittpassept. (50 x 40 cm); "Galerie Sans Fin" - edit. Massard & Combette. // Feines Altkolorit. Sehr gut erhaltenes Blatt.

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        Reduction of the Observations of the Moon, made at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, from 1750 to 1830: computed by Order of the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury...Volume I. Containing Introduction. Investigation of Moon's Right Ascension... [Volume II. Containing Investigation of Moon's North Polar Distance. Comparison of Moon's Observed and Tabular Place].

      15 folding tables ("Lunar Forms" 1-12 & 16-18; 13-15 were not issued). 2 p.l., ccxv, 495, [3] pp.; 1 p.l., "(447)"; "[352]", [3] pp. Two vols. Large thick 4to, cont. russia, sides elaborately panelled in gilt, upper cover of Vol. I with the following stamped in gilt: "Presented by the Lords Commissioners of the British Admiralty, to Giovanni Plana, Author of The Théorie de la Lune," a.e.g., preserved in a wooden case. London: Printed by Palmer and Clayton...and sold by J. Murray, 1848. First edition, presentation set from the Lords Commissioners of the British Admiralty to Giovanni Plana (1781-1864), director of the Torino astronomical observatory, who made many contributions to theory of lunar movement. This set is bound in a magnificent presentation binding with elaborately decorated covers with the following presentation inscription on the upper cover of Vol. I: "Presented by the Lords Commissioners of the British Admiralty, to Giovanni Plana, Author of The Théorie de la Lune." Airy (1801-92), British astronomer royal, made a number of notable discoveries including a new inequality in the motions of Venus and the earth and determined the mean density of the earth. "In June, 1835, Airy was appointed astronomer royal in succession to John Pond. Under Airy's administration modern apparatus was installed, and the whole organization placed on a scientific footing. No fewer than 8,000 lunar observations were rescued from oblivion, and were, in 1846 [sic], placed at the disposal of astronomers in such a form that they could be used directly for comparison with the theory and for the improvement of the tables of the moon's motion."-Encycl. Brit. The first fruit of this work was soon seen in the discovery by Prof. Hansen of two new inequalities of the moon's motion. Airy "was not a great scientist, but he made great science possible."-D.S.B., I, p. 87. Upper cover of Vol. II with several trivial scuff marks, otherwise a magnificent set in absolutely fine and fresh condition and preserved in a most handsome original presentation cherry wood box. .

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.]
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        A Tribute for the Negro: being a Vindication of the Moral Intellectual, and Religious Capabilities of the Coloured Portion of Mankind

      Manchester: William Irwin, 1848. First Edition. Leather. Very Good. 8vo. Deluxe edition with two extra (twelve total) full-page engravings with tissue-guards. xxv, 564 pp plus 2 pages of advertisements. Black morocco with gilt decorations and lettering. All edges gilt. Text printed within an engraved border. Expertly rebacked with original spine laid down. Corners strengthened. Refreshed endpapers. Edges of first and last two leaves archivally repaired. Occasional light marginal dampstain. A very important anti-slavery work that argues for the intellectual capabilities of blacks. Includes excerpts from works by people of African descent combined with a collection of short biographical sketches and portraits including Frederick Douglas, Cinque, James Pennington, Toussaint, and more. Scarce. As of 2016 no other copies are for sale in the trade, and ABPC and the Rare Book Hub show only four deluxe editions with all twelve engravings have sold at auction in the last 100 years. OCLC lists copies with all 12 illustrations at four institutions (two in the U.S.).

      [Bookseller: Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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        La tattica parlamentare. Traduzione dedicata ai Parlamenti italiani ed alla Assemblea Costituente del Regno dell'Alta Italia

      Antonio Pavesio, Torino 1848 - Raro. VIII + 190 p. in-16°

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        A Forced March from My Home in Old England to My Home in the Regiment.

      Bangalore: at the Columbian Press by Thomas Beare,, 1848. Small octavo (172 x 106 mm). Contemporary straight-ribbed black cloth over flexible boards, yellow surface-paper endpapers. Extremities rubbed, spine chipped, joints tender, lower outer corner of rear board bumped, sporadic pale spotting and marking to margins, still a very good copy. First and only edition, extremely uncommon: only the British Library and Princeton copies traced in institutional holdings world-wide, one copy traced in commercial records since 1952. The author, an officer in the 14th Regiment Madras Native Infantry, was on leave in London when he was ordered to rejoin his regiment in Bangalore following the Battle of Sobraon in 1846. He travelled via France, Italy, Malta, Egypt and Ceylon, though the majority of his account, a transcription of his journal, is devoted to describing the architecture and antiquities of Rome. On returning to England Kirby joined the Royal South Middlesex Regiment of Militia, gazetted major in 1855.

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        The New Testament in English translated by John Wycliffe.

      Chiswick: Pr. by Charles Whittingham for William Pickering 4to (24.2 cm, 9.5"). [10], [248] ff.;. frontis. port., plt.. 1848 An excellent 19th-century edition of => the first translation of the New Testament into English. John Wycliffe (d. 1384) is revered as the first to translate the N.T. into now-recognizable English, and, though his heterodox religious opinions brought his translation (and those based on it) into disrepute at the time and well after, it circulated widely in manuscript. This grand => Pickering Press edition announces itself as being from an early manuscript ("ca. 1380") that was "formerly in the monastery of Sion Middlesex and late in the collection of Lea Wilson, F.S.A" (of Norwood), and of that manuscript an extensive description appears as the preface here. Printed in a very handsome and legible English black-letter gothic font on Pouncy handmade paper, the Pickering Wycliffe N.T. bears a red and black half-title and title-page, with a red and black version of the firm's printer's device incorporating the Aldine dolphin and anchor. The plate, following f. [2], shows a page from the source manuscript. The prefatory matter is printed in a handsome large roman. Provenance: John Howell (bookseller, San Francisco), his bookplate; later in the Howell Bible Collection, Pacific School of Religion (properly released). Full black morocco, bevelled boards tooled in blind, round spine with raised bands tooled in blind, marbled endpapers and all edges gilt over red. Two old bibliographical clippings affixed to front free endpaper verso and bookplate of John Howell as above; no library markings. => A very nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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        Dombey and Son, 2 Volumes

      Bradbury and Evans, 1848, hard Covers, Book Condition: three Good, Dust Jacket Condition: no dust Jackets, 1st Thus Edition. Size: 7¾" - 9¾" Tall, Dickens, Charles. Dombey and Son. London: Bradbury and Evans, 1848. 8vo. First one volume edition, though bound into two. [iii - xi], xii-xvi, 624, [2] pp. + 40 plates including frontis and engraved title. 12-line errata slip tipped in at rear of first volume, and 6-line errata leaf at end. Note the title-page is bound into the second volume and the half-title is misbound. Period green 1/2 calf, rebacked with spines laid on (original spines with chips to head), moderate edgewear, plates foxed/toned as usual. Good. First edition with the following points: Cuttle's hook erroneously drawn on his left arm; p. xv, no page for the frontispiece and vignette and no quotation marks around "the Party"; p. 14, ten lines up, "aint" lacks apostrophe; p.26, line 11 has "fidgetty"; on p.40, "shewed" and "shew" instead of "showed" and "show"; p. 284, fifth and sixth lines from the bottom, "Delight" instead of "Joy"; p.582, the last line has no full stop; "Capatin" on p. 324, Collectible

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        Illustrated Hand-Book: a New Guide for Travelers through the United States of America

      New York: Sherman & Smith. Good with no dust jacket. 1848. Third Edition. Hardcover. A very early pocket map and tour guide for the United States. Red boards with gilt imprint and blind stamping. Rubbed and bumped corners, light soil on boards. Soil on edges and endpapers with a few lightly foxed pages. The folded and ornate hand-colored map is in good condition, but toned with fold splits that could use repair. Insets include the railroads around major cities and California, Oregon, and Washington, and many scenic illustrations. The map boundary ends around west Texas. Dallas appears as an isolated dot in one of its first appearances on US maps, eight years before it was incorporated as a city. Only three copies found on OCLC as of March 2016. Howes S 614. ; 5 3/4" x 3 3/4" ; 234 pp .

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        The Haunted Man

      Bradbury & Evans, 1848 A fine first edition in original cloth of the last of Dicken's Christmas books. Housed in a custom-made collector's case.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.

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        BUNSEN GAFU: ALBUM OF DRAWINGS BY BUNSEN.

      A LOVELY AND DELICATELY PASTEL-COLORED ILLUSTRATED BOOK Tokyo 1848, - Suwaraya. Pink stitched wrs., very good, coversa bit scuffed, contents clean, solid, a few old worm holes,mostly in the margin, 17 x 24.5 cm., 2 introductory double-folded leaves + 19 double folded pastel-color leaves. RARE Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2016Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Leabhar Breathnach annso sis : the Irish version of the Historia Britonum of Nennius

      Printed for the Irish Archaeological Society : Dublin, 1848. First Edition. Very good copy in the original titled-blocked cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Series; Irish Archaeological Society. Publications. Notes; Parallel text in English and Irish. Printed at the University Press, by M.H. Gill. At the end of the volume report of the General Annual Meeting of the Irish Archaeological Society. Includes Latin text. Physical description; xvi, 287 p., cxxx, 35, p. ; 24 cm. Subjects; Irish language - Middle Irish - Texts. Great Britain - History - To 449. Ireland - History - To 1172. Genre; Bibliography.

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        Original sepia ink drawing, 4.5 x 6.75 inches, signed "E. Lear" in the lower right corner

      1848-1849, 1848. Laid down and matted at an early date and obviously removed from an album. Minor foxing.. A cluster of buildings and palms with figures and silhouettes of camels in the foreground and pyramids in the background. This appears to date from Lear's earliest travels to Egypt in 1848-1849.

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        Dealings with the Firm of Dombey and Son, Wholesale, Retail and for Exportation

      Bradbury and Evans, London 1848 - xvi, [2], 624pp, plates. Later half-calf and marbled paper over boards from the parts, raised bands, spine in six panels, title label to second panel, contrasting author label to third, remaining panels gilt with volute corner pieces, flower head centre piece with small roundels to top, bottom, left and right, marbled endpapers. Spine faded, slightly rubbed to extremities. Internally the plates often have the usual browning to edges, but generally fairly bright and clean. Bound from the original parts, several of the plates (twenty) are bound in twice, several covers from the parts are bound in at the rear, with a couple of the Dombey Advertisers. Extra-illustrated with both sets of the portraits (twelve portraits) of the characters, again illustrated by Phiz, with the original wrappers bound in to rear. Bound by Palmer Howe and Co. of Manchester. See Smith, pages 70-73 Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Past, The Present, and The Future

      1848 - 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," Carey'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 Ricardo'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 publisher's catalogue. The first American edition was published the same year. Early owner inscription. Bookseller's ticket. Binder'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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Storia dei sommi pontefici romani... voltata nellâ??idioma italiano dal dottor Anacreonte Genovini. Tomo primo (... Tomo quarto)

      Tipografia di Alcide Parenti 1848 - 1854 4to (cm. 27,2), 4 Voll., 876 pp.; 874 pp., 1 c.nn.; 1034 pp., 1 c.nn.; 792 pp. Complessive 44 tavv. f.t. finemente acquarellate (comprese 4 antiporte). Legature coeve in mz. pergamena con ricchi fregi e titoli oro su doppi tasselli al ds. (lievi tracce dâ??usura). Tagli azzurri. Fioriture sparse e tre tavv. brunite. Nel complesso, buon esemplare. Opera rara. ICCU censisce un esemplare con un numero inferiore di tavole rispetto al nostro.

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        Reiseerinnerungen aus Krain.

      Laibach, Druck der Eger‘schen Gubernial-Buchdruckerei, 1848. 8°. Mit (inkl. Frontispiz) 5 lithogr. Tafeln. VI S., 1 Bl., 266 S., HLdr. d. Zt. m. Rückenverg., goldgepr. Rückentitel u. dreiseitig marmor. Schnitt. Erstausgabe. - Die Tafeln mit den Ansichten „Theilansicht von Laybach“, „Hotel zum oesterreichischen Hof des Johann Huber“, „Lueg im Innerkrain“, „Neustadtl (Rudolfswerth)“ und „Veldes“. - Einband beschabt u. bestoßen. Vorderdeckel m. dem goldgepr. Namen des Erstbesitzers („Franz Stanonik“) sowie einem Nummernschild. Titel gestempelt. Gebräunt u. (bes. Ränder) stockfleckig. - Nebehay/W. 127. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Costa, Reiseerinnerungen aus Krain, Innerösterreich, Balkan, Slowenien

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        Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia, in Search of a Route from Sydney to the Gulf of Carpentaria.

      London: Spottiswoode and Shaw for Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1848. - 8vo (214 x 134mm), pp. xiv, [2 (illustrations, verso blank)], 437, [1 (imprint)]; lithographic frontispiece by R. Carrick after Mitchell, printed by Day & Son, 10 tinted lithographic plates by R. Carrick, T. Picken, et al. after Mitchell, printed by Day & Son, retaining tissue-guards, one wood-engraved plate by S. Williams, 6 engraved maps by J.W. Lowry after Mitchell, with routes added in colours by hand, 4 folding, one engraved map, wood-engraved title-vignette and illustrations in the text; some light spotting and foxing, a few plates and maps cropped affecting captions or imprints, bound without the final l. of advertisements called for by Ferguson; late nineteenth-century English half tan calf over textured cloth, spine gilt in compartments, gilt morocco lettering-pieces in 2, others decorated with central fleurons enclosed by foliate cornerpieces, red-sprinkled edges, mid-green endpapers; provenance: Henry Gerard Sturt, first Baron Alington (1825-1904, his engraved armorial bookplate as Baron Alington (i.e. after 1876) on upper pastedown; believed to be a kinsman of the soldier and Australian explorer Charles Sturt, 1795-1869).First edition. In December 1845 the Scottish explorer and surveyor Mitchell (1792-1855) set out on his fourth and last expedition which was in search of an overland route to Port Essington. 'By June 1846 he had established a depot on the Maranoa and for nearly four months explored around the headwaters of the Maronoa, Warrego and Belyando Rivers, still hopeful of finding a great river flowing north-west. On 25 September, near Isiford on the Barcoo, which he called the Victoria, when short of supplies and threatened by Aboriginals, he turned back, but only after his observations and his hopes had deluded him that he had at last found his great river to the northward' (ADB). Mitchell reached Sydney ahead of his party on 29 September. Though he had not found a useable route to Port Essington, he had managed to explore large areas of previously unknown territory in Queensland; however, a subsequent expedition in 1847 led by Edward Kennedy would demonstrate conclusively that the Barcoo was simply a feeder for Cooper Creek and not (as Mitchell believed) the river that flowed into the Timor Sea.The plates and maps that illustrate the volume are taken from originals by Mitchell, who was not only an experienced and skilled surveyor, but also a talented draughtsman. Australasian Bibliography i, p. 267; Ferguson 4828; Wantrup 129 (noting an inserted catalogue in some copies). Language: English

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        Vanity Fair A Novel without a Hero

      London: Bradbury and Evans,, 1848. With Illustrations on Steel and Wood by the Author. Octavo. Original blue-green fine diaper-grain cloth professionally refurbished at joints and extremities of gilt lettered spine, covers and spine with ornamental blind stamping, yellow coated endpapers. Housed in a custom made green cloth solander box. Engraved vignette title page, frontispiece, 38 plates and wood-engraved illustrations throughout by Thackeray. Spine sunned, offsetting from plates to text, customary foxing. A particularly attractive copy in the original cloth, with the preliminary advertisement leaf for The Great Hoggarty Diamond. First edition in book form. A fine association copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "Frederick Greenwood, January 1st 1849". Frederick Greenwood (1830-1909), author and newspaper editor, succeeded Thackeray as editor of the Cornhill magazine in 1862 after the latter resigned. He was also the moving force behind the Pall Mall Gazette. Greenwood had a close personal and working relationship with Thackeray as Denis Duval, Thackeray's last work, was serialised in the Cornhill under Greenwood's stewardship. He also sought to defend Thackeray's reputation after his death: "Some extracts from the Duval notebook [showing Thackeray's assiduous researches for that novel] were published as a tail-piece to the novel's incomplete serialization in the Cornhill, by Frederick Greenwood in 1864. Greenwood used the notebook as support for some acute speculations as to how Thackeray would have continued Duval, had he lived. But Greenwood was also concerned with larger issues than plot forecast. It was his intention to vindicate Thackeray as a conscientious craftsman, and to refute what he called 'a too-hasty notion which we believe to have been pretty generally accepted: namely that Mr. Thackeray took little pains in the construction of his works'. According to Greenwood, the eighteen pages of entries in the Duval notebook conclusively demonstrated 'that [Thackeray] very industriously did take pains'" (John Sutherland, "The Genesis of Thackeray's Denis Duval" in The Review of English Studies, New Series, Vol. 37, No 146). This copy also bears testament to Greenwood's long-standing regard for Thackeray, as he would have purchased it as a 18-year old publisher's reader. Of Vanity Fair's traditional points of issue this copy has "Mr Pitt" for "Sir Pitt" (on page 453, line 31), although, as it was originally published in twenty parts between January 1847 and July 1848, a number of these points would have been amended before serialization was completed and the book form issued by the publisher.

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        Die Nationalökonomie der Gegenwart und Zukunft. Erster Band (alles Erschienene)

      Frankfurt am Main, Literarische Anstalt 1848 - Grand in-8° relié demi-chagrin vert de l'époque, dos lisse orné, titre gravé, les coins sont légèrement tassés, sinon très bel exemplaire, XII-329 pages. Pages un peu brunies comme il est courant pour ce type de papier. Friedrich Bruno Hildebrand, né le 6 mars 1812 à Naumbourg et mort le 29 janvier 1878 à Iéna, est un économiste et homme politique allemand. Hildebrand étudie le droit à Leipzig, puis à Breslau. Il fait partie à Leipzig dès 1832 de la société d'étudiants Alte Leipziger. après plusieurs années en tant que doyen et professeur extraordinaire à Breslau, il s'installe en 1841 à Marbourg, où il ne tarde pas par son indépendance de vues à entrer en conflit avec l'administration. Il est nommé en 1844-1845 recteur de l'université de Marbourg. Il est suspendu en 1846 pour avoir publié un article critiquant le roi de Prusse dans le journal allemand de Londres, la Londoner Zeitung. Il ne retrouve sa liberté de parole qu'en 1848. Il est délégué au pré-parlement de Francfort en 1848. Du 18 mai 1848, jusqu'au 18 juin 1849 il représente la circonscription de Marbourg au parlement de Francfort. De 1851 à 1856, il enseigne à la Grande École de Zurich (future université); ensuite à Berne, où il fonde le premier bureau de statistiques de Suisse. En 1861, il est nommé professeur d'économie et de statistique à Iéna, où il a notamment pour étudiant Hans von Scheel. Il y meurt en janvier 1878. Son fils Richard Hildebrand (1840–1918) devient également économiste, tandis que son fils Adolf (1847–1921) devient sculpteur, l'un des plus éminents de son époque. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Handbüchlein für Wühler oder kurzgefaßte Anleitung in wenigen Tagen ein Volksmann zu werden. Von Peter Struwwel, Demagog.

      Leipzig, Gustav Mayer 1848.. Zweite Auflage. Mit Holzschn.-Titelvignette. 42 S., 3 Bl. Vlg.-Anz. Rückenbroschur. Friedländer 76. - Berühmte Satire auf die deutschen Revolutionäre mit der originellen Titelvignette: Ein typisch gewandeter, wild dreinblickender "Wühler" steht auf einer Deutschlandkarte und tritt mit dem Fuß auf die Königskrone. - Die Satire wurde von der reaktionären Partei mit Anerkennung gelesen, worauf Hoffmann im nächsten Jahr als Gegengewicht den "Heulerspiegel" schrieb. - Titel mit altem Namenszug "Rupprecht". Verso Titel Exlibris von Eduard Erdmann (1896-1958, Pianist und Komponist, Bibliophiler, dessen Bibliothek 1959 größtenteils bei Hauswedell in Hamburg versteigert wurde). Titel verso und letztes Blatt recto etwas stärker braunfleckig bzw. gebräunt.

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        Autograph letter signed ("Rodbertus").

      Place abbreviated, 13. IV. 1848. - Large 8vo. ¾ p. Bifolium with integral address panel. To the privy councilor Bleich, asking for a ticket for a friend who wished to attend today's meeting. - The German economist defended the labor theory of value as well as the view that interest or profit is theft. He believed that capitalist economies tend toward overproduction. - Slight damage to f. 2.

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        General Business Directory of the City of Cleveland, for 1848-9. Together with a Historical and Statistical Account of Cleveland and Ohio Cities, and Other Items of Interest

      Smead & Cowles, Cleveland 1848 - Original quarter calf over cloth boards. 224 pp., with Index to Advertisements and Index; illustrated with woodcut business advertisements throughout and two folding MAPS (Map of Cleveland City, 1848 and Plan of the City of Cleveland, 1796). "The first [Cleveland] directory map, that I know of, was one published with Smead and Cowles' General Business Directory, in 1848." William C. Barrow, Western Reserve Historical Society. This copy shows expected general overall wear, hinges starting, dampstaining to lower portion of last few pages, closed tear at crease-fold of Cleveland map, remains a collectable copy of a SCARCE city directory [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Dombey and Son

      1848. first edition. Time, Consoler of Affliction and Softener of Anger"Scarce in the 'Primary' Cloth BindingDICKENS, Charles. Dombey and Son. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1848. First edition, first issue with the 'eight-line errata' (following all but a very few of the points in Smith), in book form of Dickens' seventh novel, bound from the original monthly parts, with stab-holes present in the inner margins of gatherings. Octavo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 in; 222 x 138 mm). xvi, [1, errata], [1, blank], 624 pp. Engraved frontispiece, titlepage, and thirty-eight plates after Hablot K. Browne ("Phiz") including the 'dark' plate "On the Dark Road", facing p. 547.Some of the plates with light foxing, mainly marginal, otherwise a very clean and partially uncut example.Publisher's 'primary' binding of moderate olive-green fine-diaper grain cloth; the front and back covers entirely stamped in blind with a three-line border which encloses a rectangular frame that occupies the length of the covers. The frame contains an ornament of leaves and stems in each corner and a chain-like design that runs along its inner edge; each segment of the chain encloses a four-headed flower and is bordered by a nipple. The spine is lettered in gilt and stamped in blind with a thick band at its top and bottom and four rectangular panels. Original pale orange-yellow coated endpapers. With nearly all of the 'internal flaws' mentioned by Smith uncorrected. Front joint, head and tail of spine and inner hinges expertly and almost invisibly repaired, spine slightly faded. An excellent example, far better than is usually seen, of this now hard to find Dickens novel in the original cloth. "Dombey and Son originally appeared in twenty numbers, bound in nineteen monthly parts, the last forming a double number, from October 1846 - April 1848. It was published in book form on April 12, 1848. at 21s.Dombey and 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. The one dark plate in Dombey and Son is "On the Dark Road," p. 547. The smooth blending of light and shadow on this illustration vividly contrasts it with the other illustrations in the novel and is a fine example of the dark plate process." (Smith).Smith I:8. Sadleir, 687. Wolff, 1798.

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        Kladderadatsch. Organ für und von Bummler. 1. Jahrgang Nr. 1-34 mit 3 Extra-Nummern.; 2. Jahrgang, Nr. 1-52 mit 2 Extra-Nummern., 3. Jahrgang, Nr. 1-52 mit der Carnevalsnummer , 16. Jahrgang, Nr. 1-60 u. 21 u. 22. Jahrgang, jeweils Nr. 1-60. Zusammen 6 Jahrgänge in 3 Bänden

      Berlin, Hofmann und Comp. 1848 (- 1869) - Kirchner II, 11134; Diesch 2370. - Hier mit den seltenen ersten drei Jahrgängen dieser bekanntesten deutschen politisch-satirischen Wochenzeitschrift während der Revolutionszeit 1848 bis 1850, und mit den Jahrgängen 1863, 1868 und 1869; alle sechs Jahrgänge in vollständiger Folge. 39 Nummern der ersten drei Jahrgänge in zeitgleicher Xerographie und 18 Nummern in zweiter Auflage , die ebenfalls sehr selten sind, da die Originalnummern sofort konfisziert wurden, (Nr. 1 von Jg. 1848 hier in 5. Auflage, diese erste Heft-Nummer erschien am 7. Mai 1848 mit einer Auflage von 4.000 Stück und war noch am selben Tag ausverkauft !). Die satirischen Karikaturen stammen besonders von dem berühmten Zeichner Wilhelm Scholz. - In sauberer Erhaltung, nur wenige Blätter am Rand leicht stockfleckig Mit zahlr. Textholzschnitten Halbleinen der Zeit (Bd. 1 u. 2) u. Pappband der Zeit (Bd. 3) , Gr.4° [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Dombey and Son.

      8vo, sometime bound in half crushed blue morocco by The Atelier Bindery for Charles Scribners, spine lettered directly in gilt, top edges gilt, original cloth covers and some adverts bound in at rear; engravings by H.K. Browne, additional engraved portraits by Phiz; plates cleaned but very good. First edition, bound from original parts.

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        General Epistle from the Council of the Twelve Apostles, to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Abroad, Dispersed Throughout the Earth.

      [Printed by the Daily Missouri Republican] [1848], [Saint Louis] - 8pp. Octavo [22 cm] No covers with eleven stab holes at the left margin from being previously bound with other material. The first leaf has been printed off center with a few words of text cut at the foot of the first page near the right margin. Otherwise a clean copy of this rare work. Housed in a custom linen clamshell. This epistle marks the beginning of Mormonism in Utah. The epistle recounts the troubles in Nauvoo, and the subsequent evacuation. It also announces the establishment of the LDS headquarters in the Great Salt Lake Valley. The epistle also urges Saints converging upon the Great Basin to bring whatever they may to help the settlement flourish. According to Crawley: "General Epistle from the Council of the Twelve Apostles marks the beginning of Mormonism's Utah period. Issued fifty-three days after Brigham Young and most of the Twelve returned to Winter Quarters following their trek to the Great Salt Lake Valley, it opens with an account of the evacuation of Nauvoo, the settling of the Iowa camps, the call of the Mormon Battalion, and the overland journey of the pioneer company. It announces the establishment of a new home for the Latter-day Saints, describes the Salt Lake Valley, and calls upon the Saints to gather 'on the east side of the Missouri River, and, if possible, be ready to start from hence by the first of May next, or as soon as grass is sufficiently grown, and go to the Great Salt Lake City.' It counsels those unable to move to the Valley the following summer to settle for a time near Council Bluffs, urges the European Saints to immigrate speedily, by way of New Orleans to the Bluffs, and ask all those coming west to bring whatever seeds, plants, livestock, tools, machinery, books, maps, charts and scientific instruments they can to the Valley." Flake/Draper 1507. Crawley 346. Wagner/ Camp 160. Auerbach 1506.

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        Dombey and Son

      London: Bradbury & Evans, 1848. - "Time, Consoler of Affliction and Softener of Anger"Scarce in the 'Primary' Cloth BindingDICKENS, Charles. Dombey and Son. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1848. First edition, first issue with the 'eight-line errata' (following all but a very few of the points in Smith), in book form of Dickens' seventh novel, bound from the original monthly parts, with stab-holes present in the inner margins of gatherings. Octavo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 in; 222 x 138 mm). xvi, [1, errata], [1, blank], 624 pp. Engraved frontispiece, titlepage, and thirty-eight plates after Hablot K. Browne ("Phiz") including the 'dark' plate "On the Dark Road", facing p. 547.Some of the plates with light foxing, mainly marginal, otherwise a very clean and partially uncut example.Publisher's 'primary' binding of moderate olive-green fine-diaper grain cloth; the front and back covers entirely stamped in blind with a three-line border which encloses a rectangular frame that occupies the length of the covers. The frame contains an ornament of leaves and stems in each corner and a chain-like design that runs along its inner edge; each segment of the chain encloses a four-headed flower and is bordered by a nipple. The spine is lettered in gilt and stamped in blind with a thick band at its top and bottom and four rectangular panels. Original pale orange-yellow coated endpapers. With nearly all of the 'internal flaws' mentioned by Smith uncorrected. Front joint, head and tail of spine and inner hinges expertly and almost invisibly repaired, spine slightly faded. An excellent example, far better than is usually seen, of this now hard to find Dickens novel in the original cloth. "Dombey and Son originally appeared in twenty numbers, bound in nineteen monthly parts, the last forming a double number, from October 1846 - April 1848. It was published in book form on April 12, 1848. at 21s.Dombey and 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. The one dark plate in Dombey and Son is "On the Dark Road," p. 547. The smooth blending of light and shadow on this illustration vividly contrasts it with the other illustrations in the novel and is a fine example of the dark plate process." (Smith).Smith I:8. Sadleir, 687. Wolff, 1798. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Dombey and Son. With illustrations by H. K. Browne.

      London: Bradbury and Evans, 1848 - Octavo. Original green fine-diaper cloth, covers blocked in blind, spine with elaborate design in blind, titles to spine gilt, yellow endpapers. Ownership signature in ink to front pastedown, pencil to front free endpaper, bookplate to front pastedown. Spine faded to brown, minor wear to tips, split to foot of rear joint though still sound, odd spot of foxing to text, some spotting and oxidisation of plates. An excellent copy. With 40 engraved plates, including frontispiece and vignette title. First edition, first issue, uncorrected, bound from the monthly parts. Smith I, 8. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        ÁLBUM DEL ARTILLERO. AÑO 1848. 23 Láminas. Completo, Raro.

      Don Eusebio Aguado., Madrid. 1848 - Sin Numerar. Lomo estropeado, cubiertas manchadas. Colección de Planos del Carruaje de Plaza, Costa, Sitio, Batalla y Montaña, con 23 láminas, Esta completo. Construida de orden de D. Francisco Javier Azpiroz, director y Coronel General del Cuerpo y por D. Juan N. Domínguez Sangran, Coronel Graduado, capitan del Mismo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      formato giornale medio cm. 32 x 45. Ogni esemplare è di due sole facciate con qualche strappetto ma senza mancanze di testo che è in in lingua francese. Di questo mitico giornale molto importante e rarissimo (sono presenti soltanto pochi numeri in alcune biblioteche "europee", possediamo questi 13 esemplari dei quali segnaliamo numeri e date. 1 - 27 fevrier 2 - 28 fevrier 3 - 12 mars 4 - 16 mars 5 - 19 mars 7 - 26 mars 8 - 30 mars 9 - 02 avril 10 - 06 avril 12 - 13 avril 13 - 16 avril 14 - 20 avril 18 - 04 mai. il lotto viene offerto, per ora solo in blocco

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        TO THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES [caption title]

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

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