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        Notes of a Twenty-Five Years' Service in the Hudson's Bay Territory

      London: Richard Bentley, 1849.. First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, 308; 328 pp. Some occasional mild soiling and browning. Recent maroon half morocco, marbled sides, gilt spines with black labels, a very good copy. "Depicts with great fidelity and vivacity the manners and condition, the toils, privations, and perils of the Indian hunters. It also includes several interesting geographical and geological facts and Indian vocabularies" (Sabin 43514). McLean worked for the Hudson's Bay Company from 1821-1845.

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        2 Albums reliés à la suite : Dessins de Fer et Bronze du 15me et 16me siècle. Meubles dans le style Gothique 15me siècle.

      Chez Varin,, A Paris, 1849 - 50 Planches gravées, dont 2 pages de titre. Rares albums, absents à la BNF notamment. Albums gravés par les frères Varin, Adolphe et Amédée, héritiers de la célèbre dynastie d’artistes depuis le XVIe siècle [connus comme potiers et d’étain et graveurs au XVIIIe dont Joseph Varin (1740-1800) et Charles Nicolas (1741-1812)]. Augustus Pugin (1812-1852) est un architecte britannique resté célèbre pour ses travaux concernant diverses églises et surtout le Palais de Westminster. Il a écrit un bon nombre de textes sur l'architecture, principalement à propos de l'architecture gothique et de la décoration. Son travail sur les motifs végétaux fut l’une des sources d’inspiration pour le Mouvement Arts & Crafts dont William Morris était le chef de file et pour les artistes préraphaélites qui y étaient liés. Livres Coiffe de tête partiellement manquante, très légères traces de frottements, quelques petites taches et rousseurs sur certaines planches, sinon bel et rare exemplaire. Reliure de l’époque en demi-chagrin vert, dos à 5 nerfs orné de fers dorés, « E. Bettend » doré en queue, filets à froid en encadrement des plats, tranches mouchetées.

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        Répertoire Général Des Lois, Décrets, ordonnances, Réglements et Instructions Sur La Marine

      Imprimerie Nationale, Paris - 1849-1854. 2 forts vols. In-8, demi-basane glacée havane, pièce de titre rouge (reliure de l'époque). xv pp., 884 pp.; xxiii pp., 556 pp. "dépenses d'Outremer" imprimé à chaud au bas des 2 volumes. Bon état de conservation du corps d'ouvrage mais des frottements à la reliure (coiffes notamment), une fente en haut du mors du 1er plat du 1er vol. 2 encoches en coupes du second volume.

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        The Court of Chancery; its inherent defects, as exhibited in its system of procedure and of fees; with suggestions for a remedy. Also an appendix, containing extracts from evidence taken before the Select Committee on Fees. 2nd edn.

      Stevens & Norton. 1849 - Sewn as issued in cream wrappers. v.g. This scarce pamphlet was sent to Dickens shortly after the first instalment of Bleak House had been published. Much of Challinor?s account was used by Dickens in the telling of the case of Gridley in Chapter XV of the novel. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        ADVENTURES OF THE FIRST SETTLERS ON THE OREGON OR COLUMBIA RIVER

      London: Smith, Elder and Co, 1849. FIRST EDITION. As the extended title indicates, this work comprises "a narrative of the expedition fitted out by John Jacob Astor, to establish the 'Pacific Fur Company'; with an account of some Indian tribes on the coast of the Pacific." Alexander Ross (1783-1856) was for many years a participant in the grand adventure of opening up the Pacific Northwest to the fur trade. His reminiscences open not long after the Lewis and Clark expedition, with the sailing of the Tonquin in 1810 around the horn. The founding and building of Astoria at the mouth of the Columbia are described, as well as expeditions on the Columbia and Snake rivers. Ross is particularly fascinated by the Indian tribes he encounters, and much of his work is devoted to describing their ways. Cowan says that the "narrative presents interesting pictures of the life of the early American fur-trader, with its charm and romance," and Wagner-Camp quotes Elliott Coues as calling this item "one of the three 'synoptical gospels' of the Astoria enterprise," the others being the narratives of Gabriel Franchere and Ross Cox. It is unusual to find a copy with the ads at the end.. 200 x 120 mm. (7 7/8 x 4 3/4"). xv, [i]. 352, 16 (ads) pp. FIRST EDITION. Period-style half calf over marbled boards. With a folding map of the Columbia River and Oregon Territory. Title page with signature obscured by correction fluid. With 16 pages of ads for Smith, Elder books bound in at the back. Graff 3576; Howes R-448, "Aa"; Sabin 73327; Streeter Sale 3713; Wagner-Camp 172; Wheat, Transmississippi West 635. Short split at tail of one map fold (reinforced by archival tape on verso), paper stock a little yellowed (no doubt as with all copies), isolated trivial small stains, but A NEARLY FINE COPY, the smooth and fresh text entirely without foxing, and the retrospective binding unworn. As the extended title indicates, this work comprises "a narrative of the expedition fitted out by John Jacob Astor, to establish the 'Pacific Fur Company'; with an account of some Indian tribes on the coast of the Pacific." Alexander Ross (1783-1856) was for many years a participant in the grand adventure of opening up the Pacific Northwest to the fur trade. His reminiscences open not long after the Lewis and Clark expedition, with the sailing of the Tonquin in 1810 around the horn. The founding and building of Astoria at the mouth of the Columbia are described, as well as expeditions on the Columbia and Snake rivers. Ross is particularly fascinated by the Indian tribes he encounters, and much of his work is devoted to describing their ways. Cowan says that the "narrative presents interesting pictures of the life of the early American fur-trader, with its charm and romance," and Wagner-Camp quotes Elliott Coues as calling this item "one of the three 'synoptical gospels' of the Astoria enterprise," the others being the narratives of Gabriel Franchere and Ross Cox. It is unusual to find a copy with the ads at the end.

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        Excursions in Southern Africa

      including a History of the Cape Colony, an Account of the Native Tribes, Etc. First edition. 2 vols. Five engraved plates, with further illustrations in the text. 8vo. Contemporary half calf, spines elaborately gilt. xxx, 359; iv, 456pp. London, William Shoberl,

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        Six months' service in the African blockade, from April to October 1848, in command of H.M.S. Bonetta.

      London Bentley 1849 - First edition. 8vo (19.5 x 11.5cm.), x, 146pp., folding map (depicting the countries between Sierra Leone and Liberia), pale half calf, marbled boards and endpapers, full gilt spine, flat raised bands, red leather label, map strengthened at folds, occasional light spotting, an excellent copy. Scarce. Important first hand work on the Slave Trade at the time of Sieraa Leone and Liberia signing the Anti-Slavery Trade Treaty. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Album der Deutsche National-Versammlung nach Seib´s Lichtbildern gezeichnet und lithographiert von H. Hasselhorst, Ph. Winterwerb und anderen. Mit einem Grundriss des Innern der Pauls-Kirche

      Carl Jügels`s Verlag 1849 Carl Jügel`s Verlag, Frankfurt/M., 1849. 54 lithographierte Portraittafeln der Mitglieder der Frankfurter Nationalversammlung, 1 gefalteten lithographiertem Grundriss des Inneren der Pauls-Kirche, 1 Verzeichnis der Portraits sowie einem lithograph. Titelblatt, spätere Halbleinen-Flügelmappe mit aufgezogenem original Titel (etwas stockfleckig) - seltenes vollständiges Galeriewerk, herausgegeben kurz nach der Frankfurter Versammlung - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Revolution 1848,Geschichte

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        The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, & Observation of David Copperfield the Younger. Of Blunderstone Rookery, (Which He never meant to be Published on any Account)...With Illustrations By H. K. Browne.

      London: Bradbury & Evans, Whitefriars, [May, 1849 - November 1850]. 8vo., 20 monthly parts in 19 as issued, 32, [1]-32, 4; 12, 33-64, 12; 12, 65-96, 4; 8 97-128; 4, 129-160; 8, 161-192, 8; 8, 193-224, 8; [14], 225-256; 12, 257-288, [22]; 12, 289-320, 8; 8, 321-352; 8, 353-384, 2, 8; 8, 385-416; 8, 417-448; 4, 2, 449-480, [8]; 4, 481-512; 4, 513-544, [2]; 8, [2], 545-576, 8, [1]; 16, 577-624, xiv, [1 errata], 8, 4, 8, 40 engraved plates including frontispiece and title vignette. Original blue printed wrappers with trade advertisements to inner sides as well as outside back wrappers, uncut, with a variety of publishers ads on teal, pink and white paper bound-in. Housed in a blue morocco pull-off case with raised bands, gilt titling, and additional blue cloth portfolio with flaps. Some backstrips and hinges mended, edges slightly rubbed and chipped occasionally, minor foxing to plates, overall remarkably good condition for such an ephemeral publication; very good. First edition in the original parts. This set contains all of the advertisements, slips, steel engraved plates, and specimens listed by Hatton & Cleaver except for rear insert “2” in part twelve (eight pages or four); there are six specimens of Letts’ Diaries in part eight (Hatton & Cleaver 235-271). “The first of Dickens’s big books to be written in the first person, and it is looked upon as being largely autobiographic” (Eckel 75).

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        Shirley. A tale. By Currer Bell.

      Smith, Elder & Co. 1849 - FIRST EDITION. 3 vols. Ad. on verso of final leaf vol. III. 3 vols in 1 in contemp. half maroon calf by J. & J. Vice of Nottingham, spine with raised gilt bands & black leather label. Each vol. with contemp. signature of Edw. Cooper on titlepage. An attractive copy. Sadleir 348; not in Wolff. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers.

      Boston and Cambridge: James Munroe and Company, 1849 - Duodecimo (197 × 122 mm) in sixes. Original brown cloth (BAL binding variant T, trade binding), title gilt to spine with blind rules forming compartments filled with arabesques in blind, blind panels to the boards, buff endpapers. Housed in a burgundy cloth flat-back box by the Chelsea Bindery. Slight wear at the extremities, the spine chipped head and tail, but the publisher's name still largely legible at the tail, free endpapers irregularly discoloured, last 3 leaves torn along the bottom margin, no loss of text. A very good copy. First edition of Thoreau's first book. Thoreau published at his own expense an edition of 1,000 copies: less than 300 sold, and in 1853 the remainder was returned to him - 256 bound up and 450 in sheets - prompting his rueful journal entry: "I have now a library of nearly 900 volumes, over 700 of which I wrote myself." The present copy has the three lines of text which were dropped from the bottom of p. 396 by the printers supplied in pencil in a contemporary hand, as also the corrections at pp. 94, 120, and 139. The advert leaf advises that "Will soon be published, Walden or Life in the Woods ", but due to the commercial failure of his first work it was not until 1854 that the latter was finally published by Ticknor and Fields. Allen, p. 1; BAL 20104; Borst A1.1.a; Howes T220. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Portrait de Madame X...

      Directed by Charles Landelle one of the most famous academic artists and most popular of the Second Empire, this beautiful portrait of a woman sitting in a chair, includes all the codes of the genre and shows the strong influence of Ingres, the great master of portraiture in his time, which was not yet his teacher. Details of hands especially direct reference to the style of the painter of the Odalisque and Turkish bath. The work is signed and dated 1849 lower right also recalls another famous painting: Portrait of Veuve Cliquot painted by Leon Cogniet two years later. That year the painter shows two portraits of women at the show and we think because of the anonymity often public models (simply titled the initial of their name) and the large size of this painting that could be one of them. Born in 1821 in Laval, Charles Landelle moved to Paris at the age of four years, then joined the Royal School of Fine Arts in 1837 as a student of Paul Delaroche and Ary Scheffer. Early in his career, Landelle painted several portraits to support himself. Strongly influenced by Italian painting after trips to the South of France and Italy, it copies some paintings of the great masters of the Renaissance to the Louvre. Medals at the Salon from his earliest exhibitions Fra Angelo receiving the inspirations of God (1842) and St. Cecilia (1848), he distinguished himself by religious and historical subjects that allow him to win the recognition of the high society of his time. His critics assure him success at the Salon soon numerous state commissions, including The Rest of the Virgin in 1854 which earned him to be awarded the Cross of Knight of the Legion of Honor. That same year he produced pastel portrait of Alfred de Musset, now in the Louvre. The artist thus embraces a career official painter between state controls and portraits of members of high society. Able to adapt to the tastes and fashions of his time, quickly gaining a reputation Landelle he knows how to maintain, never forgetting to provide a portrait or a painting to its benefactors. In the second part of his career, after the official portion of it is was somewhat out of breath, the artist traveled extensively in Morocco, Egypt, Algeria and is dedicated to Orientalism that will occupy much of its production until his death in 1908. Today a number of his works are preserved in the museum. An important background was bequeathed to his hometown of Laval but there are also some of his works in the Louvre, the Ingres Museum in Montauban, the Museum of Fine Arts in Grenoble, Pau, Rouen or the castle Versailles. Note: We do not provide transportation to the work. --- 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. 1849 60x80cm environ hors cadre autre

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        Vers de Società [sic]. Historical fragments, sonnets, &c. &c.

      James Ridgway, [1849]., London: - 2 volumes. 8vo. vii, 253; viii, 235 pp. Engraved title-pages; lightly foxed. Original full green blind and gilt-stamped morocco, all edges gilt, gilt inner dentelles; rubbed. Very good set. With two picturesque or quaint fore-edge paintings by “Stevens”, being an English landscape with river, row boat, green fields and trees; another similar view, with figure fishing in a small lake. The author, Denison, was himself an enormously wealthy landowner, banker, and served in Parliament from 1976-1802, 1806, 1818-49. He died the year this work was issued. See: DNB. The present work is a collection of English poems. Provenance: Butterfield & Butterfield, lots 2132 [ca.1990s]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        NEW YORK PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE; COMPRISING A HISTORY OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK [BOUND WITH] NEW-YORK--AS IT IS: BEING THE COUNTERPART OF THE METROPOLIS OF AMERICA [BOUND WITH] THE AMERICAN ADVERTISER

      New York: Prall, Lewis; Philadelphia: G. S. Appleton,(1849-1850). Original Cloth. 8vo. 141; 24; 203 pages. 20 cm. New-York, past, present, and future: comprising a history of the city of New-York, a description of its present condition and an estimate of its future increase (1850) [With] New-York--as it is; being the counterpart of the Metropolis of America; New York, 1849, (24 p. ) ; and The American Advertiser (3rd ed. New-York : Prall, Lewis & Co. , 1850) . (203 p. , chiefly advertisements) . Each with separate title page. Front engraved title page. Publisher's advertisement: 4 p. (at front) . Nineteen engraved plates, with tissue guards. One fold out map of New York [19 x 22 cm; Scale ca. 1: 30, 000; Shows wards and ferry lines and radial distances; Covers Manhattan up to 19th St. On the west side and up to 33rd St. On the east side; Also covers parts of Brooklyn and Williamsburg; Oriented with north to the right]. All gilt outer edges. Ezekiel Porter Belden was a lawyer, editor of the New York Journal of Commerce, and graduate of Yale. He is known for his scale model of New York City, which was exhibited at the Minerva Room in the late 1840's. These volumes on New York are known as "prideful, self-congratulatory guidebooks that appeared during the boom years" (pg 672; Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898; Burrows, Wallace) . Subjects: New York (N. Y. ) - History. New York (N. Y. ) - Description and travel. New York (State) - New York. OCLC lists 21 copies of this edition. Boards rubbed, with small loss at very top of headband on backstrip. Lightly foxed; overall very fresh and clean. Very good condition. (SPEC-40-31)

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        Expedition to discover the sources of the White Nile, in the years 1840, 1841, from the German by Charles William O'Reilly.

      London Bentley 1849 - First English edition. 2 volumes in 1, 8vo., ix, 354; vi, 346pp., folding plate (light foxing), folding map,original blind-stamped pebble-grained green cloth gilt, an excellent example. Werne (1822-1874), a German adventurer, took part in the second European exploratory mission to discover the source of the White Nile, under the leadership of the Turkish officer, Selim Qaduban, which penetrated as far as Gondokoro. Werne kept a diary of valuable scientific observations and produced the first European map of the river between Khartoum and Gondokoro. Reputed to have been utilised by Burton, Speke, and Baker. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        EDIFICES DE ROME MODERNE OU RECUEIL DES PALAIS, MAISONS, EGLISES, COUVENTS DE LA VILLE DE ROME. TEXTE ET PLANCHES. [Two Volumes: Text and Plates]

      Liege, Belgium: D. Avanzo, 1849. First edition. Elephant folio volume of plates (18 X 23) in 3/4 dark green cloth and leather with gold gilt; quarto text volume (two volumes total) in same condition; VG/VG; general shelf wear and fraying around spines and corners; upper right corner of plates volume bumped and creased; ex-libris plate inside front board; red marble end pages; text volume clean; pp. 515; first few plates at the beginning have slight foxing and offsetting; contents include 117 plates, individually described in text, with a list of architects, popes, and major buildings in Rome; in French; text shelved case 4; plates shelved above Philosophy section; due to size and weight of the items, please contact us for shipping costs. Dupont.

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        Ancona, veduta dall’ultima Pesca situata sulla scogliera che circonda il Lazzaretto

      Ancona 1849 - Album in quarto oblungo, contenente una spettacolare veduta panoramica della città dal mare, con il porto e le imbarcazioni dei pescatori in primo piano, più volte ripiegata. Una pianta della città, arricchita da una leggenda con 29 richiami ai principali monumenti ed un foglio descrittivo, in italiano e francese, completano questa rarissima opera. Edita ad Ancona dalla Tipografia Gianantoni, risulta sconosciuta alle bibliografie da noi consultate. In ottimo stato di conservazione. Dimensioni della veduta 1400x250. Album in quarto oblong, containing an astonishing panoramic view of the city from the sea, with the harbour and the fishermen ships in the foreground, folded many times. A city plan embellished with a 29-items legend and a descriptive sheet, both in Italian and French, complete this rare work. Printed by the typography of Gianantoni in Ancona, it is almost unknown to the main catalogues. In excellent condition. Dimensioni 1450 250mm

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        Emma: a novel.

      Simms & McIntyre. (Parlour Library, no. XXV.) 1849 Handsomely bound in recent half calf, spine ruled in gilt & with dark maroon morocco label, purple cloth boards. A v.g. attractive copy.Gilson E15. Without the Parlour Library series title, which is not usually present in rebound copies.

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        MARDI: AND A VOYAGE THITHER

      New York: Harper & Brothers(1849). First American Edition, Two volumes in publisher's brown cloth; eight pages of terminal ads in the second volume. BAL 13658. Melville's third book, issued about a month after the three-volume London edition, and his first major full-length fiction, a novel based on his whaling voyage experiences in the South Seas. Early small book label of S. S. Boyd on the front pastedown of each volume., Hardcover, Text quite clean with only light, even foxing. Cloth fresh with gilt bright on the spines. The first volume has some loss to the head and heel of the spine with a portion toward the bottom reattached; the second volume has some loss of cloth to the front joint. Very Good set

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        Mardi: And a Voyage Thither. In Two Volumes.

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1849.(). Two Volumes. 8vo., Vol. I: 364 pp., Vol. II: 387 pp., Very Good, Gilt Quarter Leather On Grey Boards (modern rebinding); edge wear on boards; pencil scribbles on end papers; light staining & foxing throughout text, on end papers and edges of text block; shelf wear. Provenance: John Ruyle (bookplate). Bibliographic analysis suggests this is a First Edition, Second Printing, but may, however, be a Mixed State.

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        Specimens of the flora of South Africa by a lady.

      London W. Nicol Shakespeare Press 1849 - First edition. Large folio (59 x 46 cm), subscription list, pictorial lithographed title, 8 lithographed plates and large floral tailpiece, all hand-coloured and heightened with gum arabic, modern green half morocco gilt preserving original green morocco label, a fine copy. Spectacular South African flora. Roupell (1817-1914) was married to an East India Company official In 1843, her husband was posted to the Cape for a period of service leave and she accompanied him. During her two-year stay in South Africa Roupell whiled away her leisure hours by painting the local flowers that happened to catch her eye. A visitor to the Cape, Nathaniel Wallich, who was at that time in charge of the Calcutta Botanical Garden, and happened to be a guest at the same Cape Town hotel as the Roupells, was struck by the quality of her work. The Roupells returned to Madras in 1845 where Arabella continued her botanical painting. When Wallich retired to London from Calcutta in 1846, he persuaded her to allow him to take along some of her paintings to show to Sir William Jackson Hooker. Hooker was delighted with her work and with Arabella's botanist brother-in-law, George Roupell, chose ten of the plates for publication. Having received the blessing of both Hooker and Wallich, the plates were handed to the eminent Victorian lithographer, Paul Gauci, who prepared the illustrations for the printer W. Nicol of the Shakespeare Press on Pall Mall. The descriptive text accompanying the plates was provided by William Henry Harvey, the Irish botanist. One hundred subscribers were listed, a large portion being from the Peerage, and not counting Victoria, Prince Albert and the Directors of the East India Company. The book was well received not only in England, but also on the Continent, where the author was elected a member of the Regensburg Society of Arts. The work is dedicated to Wallich in recognition of his 'flattering encouragement and scientific guidance' with 'every feeling of grateful and affectionate esteem'. It is thought that only 110 copies of the atlas folio were printed, making the work rare, expensive and highly desirable to collectors. Nissen BBI 1687; Great Flower Books p 74; Stafleu TL 29684 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The monuments of Nineveh. [WITH] A second series of the monuments of Nineveh, including bas-reliefs from the palace of Sennacherib and bronzes from the ruins of Nimroud.

      London John Murray and 1853 1849 - First editions, 2 volumes, large folio (first series portrait, second series landscape format). First work: additional chromo-lithographed title and 101 lithographed plates (numbered 1-100, 7a and 95a), mostly on india paper and mounted, 6 coloured and 6 printed in sepia, all mounted on guards, some small traces of old insect damage to a few plates, Second work: 71 lithographed plates, comprising 7 chromolithographed, 61 tinted and 3 plain. Contemporary half brown morocco gilt, brown morocco title label gilt to upper cover, spine in six compartments, letters to second, raised bands, top edge gilt; contemporary half red morocco, large pictorial and decorative vignette gilt to upper cover, neat repairs to joints and extremities,some light spotting, staining etc., a very good set. Luxurious publications detailing Layard's first and second excavations in Mesopotamia. The most luxurious publications on Mesopotamia published in Great Britain. Layard's interest in Nineveh began when he met the French consul Emil Botta in Mosul. Botta had been excavating the mounds opposite the city, which marked the site of the ruins of Nineveh, and Layard visited the site. Layard met the British ambassador to Turkey, Stratford Canning, who employed him as an unofficial traveller. Canning was interested in archaeology, and Layard's description of the mounds at Nineveh prompted him to finance his own expedition, superintended by Layard. The expeditions took place in 1846 and 1847, and were eventually part sponsored by the trustees of the British Museum. Hence, many of the sculptures were transported to England for the British Museum. (ODNB). Atabely 686 & 688. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sketches of the Royal Society and Royal Society Club

      First edition. Folding manuscript facsimile. 8vo. A fine copy in blind-embossed green cloth, spine gilt, unopened. 212,16ads.pp. London, John Murray,

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        The night side of nature : or, Ghosts and ghost seers (2 volume set)

      T.C. Newby 1849 - 2 volume set. 698 pages; 21 cm. Bound in publisher's cloth. Hardcover. Newspaper woodcut portrait on volume 1 of a characature of a wide eyed Mrs. Crowe, writing on a coffin table, with a skull candle. Book plate of noted book collector, Paul S. Seybolt on front paste down. Contemporary signature of G. Musgrave, Eden Hall. 2nd ed. Sadlier 666 (citing 1st ed, 1848 printing). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        'CERVANTES' [in] PICTORIAL NATIONAL LIBRARY A Miscellany of Science, Art, and Literature Volume III July to December, 1849

      Boston: William Simonds, 1849. 1st appearance of Alger's piece (Bennett, p. 261; Gardner, p. 486). 1st volume edition, BFTP, of the PICTORIAL NATIONAL LIBRARY. Dark brown cloth binding with gilt stamped spine & gilt device to each board. AEG. Gilt bright. Square & tight. Light shelfwear, including two minute holes to front joint cloth. Period pos, bookplate & binder's ticket [J. R. Simonds / Boston] to front eps. Withal, a Nr Fine copy.. iv, [7] - 384 pp. Alger's work: pp 240 - 241 [November issue]. Text printed double column. Volume ilustrated with cuts & plates. Tall 8vo. 10" x 6-1/2" One of Alger's earliest appearances in print, when he is still but a lad of 17. Quite uncommon.

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        Narrative of an Expedition into Central Australia, performed under the authority of Her Majesty's Government, during the years 1844, 5,and 6. Together with a Notice of the Province of South Australia in 1847. [With] Map of Captain Sturt's Route from Adelaide into the Centre of Australia, Constructed from his Original Protractions, and other Official Documents. By John Arrowsmith.

      London: T. & W. Boone, 1849. Two volumes, octavo, with the large separately-published folding map by Arrowsmith cased as a matching third volume; with a folding map in the text, two frontispieces and 14 plates (six plates coloured, several after John Gould and S.T. Gill); a fine set in a charming Morrell binding, for both text volumes and map case, of half olive morocco and marbled boards, top edges of the text volumes gilt. One of the most desirable books of inland exploration: only rarely seen with the separately published map, as here.Sturt's last and most important expedition, into the harsh interior of the continent, was one for which he had petitioned over many years. His goal was the discovery of an inland sea which he was convinced he could locate. Setting out along the Murray and Darling, Sturt travelled north to Preservation Creek in the Grey Range, where he was trapped for nearly six oppressive months after summer heat dried up all water in the surrounding country. After heavy rains he moved further north, trekking some five hundred miles into the centre of the continent. The party of fifteen then struggled across Sturt's Stony Desert only to be thwarted by the sand ridges of the Simpson Desert, forcing Sturt to retreat to Fort Grey and thence to Adelaide. The party suffered greatly from scurvy, losing its second-in-command, and Sturt himself survived on the return journey only by using Aboriginal foods.On his return Sturt was lauded as a national hero of extraordinary courage. He was awarded the gold medal of the Royal Geographical Society in 1847.This is a beautiful copy of the first edition, in a fine binding by Morrell. The very large separately-issued map is cleverly housed in a case exactly matching the bindings of the text volumes, in good imitation of the publisher's original portfolio. Provenance: Eric Cook; Kenneth Hince, Melbourne; Rodney Davidson, with bookplate. Occasional light spotting to the plates but generally in fine condition; small graze to spine of volume 1.

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        Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal (Lot of 11 copies)

      Calcuta , 1849. Paperback. UsedGood. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal (Lot of 11 copies) Some dust/dirt on page edges from long-term storage.

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        The Medical Remembrancer; or, Book of Emergencies: concisely pointing out the immediate remedies to be adopted in the first moments of danger from poisoning, drowning, apoplexy, burns & other accidents; with the tests for the principal poisons, and other useful information.

      John Churchill. 1849. 12mo. Uniquely rebound in full pale calf featuring a sutured wound to upper board, and the scattered names of text subjects printed in different colours, marbled endpapers, in a folding maroon cloth box with sections of bandage on inner covers with off-setting of 'blood' from the wound; pp. x + [11]-108; very clean, very good. Third edition, first published in 1837. A useful, popular but ordinary guide to emergency first aid and minor operations, treating every eventuality from poisoning to strangulation by way of leeches 'Escaped into the Stomach', is here rendered extraordinary by a grisly but beautifully executed twentieth century binding.

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        ONE OF THE FIRST AND BEST SIMILITUDE ENVELOPES - USED AS AN ADVERTISING DUST JACKET FOR A LAMPOON OF NEW YORK LITERARY SOCIETY; A tromp l'oeil similitude envelope that served as a 'dust jacket' advertisement for Frances (Fanny) Sargent Osgood's booklet, A Letter About the Lions: a letter to Mabel in the country

      New York: :George P. Putnam, 1849. Unbound. Very good. Envelope only; no booklet. Despite its appearance to the contrary, this envelope was an elaborate tromp l'oeil ploy by George Putnam to market Frances Sargent Osgood's booklet lampooning scandals of the New York's literary scene. The 12½¢ stamp and the backflap seal were Putnam creations, and every part of the envelope was printed: the circular 12½¢ postmark handstamp, the fictitious address in Osgood's hand, Osgood's signature, Putnam's manuscript forwarding note, and the docketing by "Miss Montague." (See BAL 15319.) Some of the similitude's marketing subtleties might be lost on a customer of today: 1) The postal service was booming in 1849, and the use of a faux envelope as a marketing would have attracted attention. 2) The United States began issuing postage stamps in 1847; before that postmasters would apply a handstamp or manuscript marking indicating the cost of postage, in this case 12½¢. The faux stamp's indicia, which was almost identical to the indicia of the exceptionally popular first two U.S. postage stamps, also shows its cost as 12½¢; perhaps 12½¢ was the price of the booklet. 3) The alliterative address (Miss Mabel Montague, Montpelier, Montgomery County, Massachusetts) is 'written' in Osgood's hand, and it is 'signed' by her. 4) Putnam was preparing to release a collection of Osgood's poems the following year, so no doubt Putnam saw the publication of this booklet with its clever envelope as a way to keep her name before the literati. 5) The 'forwarding' of the envelope through Putnam clearly identified the publisher, and its fictional "Miss Mabel" addressee would have emphasized the single-female market that formed the bulk of Osgood's readers. 6) Miss Mabel's docketing, the stamp, and backflap seal, all depict or allude to "Lions," and the booklet, A Letter About the Lions, was a tongue-in-cheek reference to the "literary lions" of New York, one of who was Osgood's former love, Edgar Allan Poe. Francis "Osgood, a poet, was one of the most popular American authors of her time. She and Poe engaged in a passionate, possibly unconsummated, romance in which they publically exchanged-to the apparent indifference of their spouses-rather indiscreet poems Poe published in his Broadway Journal. Although their spouses may not have cared, another female poet spurned by Poe, Elizabeth F. Ellet, did, and she embarked on a poison-pen campaign scandalizing the relationship. Osgood, considered to be quite the coquette, had a number of other lovers including Rufus Wilmot Griswold, the journalist, editor, and critic who jealously attempted to destroy Poe's personal and literary reputation after his death in 1849. (For more information see DeBlois's "Trump l'Oeil 'Dust Jacket' 1849, Groten's "Cinderellas get a salute" in The American Stamp Dealer & Collector June 2008, and Benton's "Friends and Enemies: Women in the Life of Edgar Allan Poe" in Fisher's Myths and Reality: The Mysterious Edgar Allen Poe. Exceptionally scarce. Groton and DeBlois report that the Osgood envelope is the first literary and postal similitude and that there are only two known copies of which this is one.

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        Motifs De Decorations Cinquante Planches Imprimees En Couleur, Extraites Du Journal-Manuel De Peintures (Tome Premier, Tome Deuxieme)

      A. Morel, 1849-12-31. Hardcover. Good. Architectural decorative motifs, 50 chromolithographic plates. Folio, 51 x 37 cm. Bound in modern cloth. Library perforated stamp on title page. Some hand smudging. Additionally contains an original hand colored water color decoration at rear. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

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        The Darien Papers, being a Selection of Original Letters and Official Documents. Edinburgh, Bannatyne Club

      1849 - First Edition. 4to, xxxii, 417pp, contemporary half-calf, top edge gilt [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        OEUVRES

      firmin didot 1849 - les 14 volumes de 1849 reliure demi cuir édition des souscripteurs [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Souvenirs d'Italie.

      Antwerpen, van Dieren, 1849. - circa 23 x 15,5 cm. Lith. Portrait, VIII, 540 SS., 2 Holzstich-Tafeln Auberginefarbenes Leder d. Zt mit reicher Rücken-, Deckel-, Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung, Goldschnitt, in vergoldeter Halblederkassette Prachtexemplar dieser Erinnerungen an eine Italienreise - vermutlich ein Geschenk des Autors oder Verlegers an den König Otto von Griechenland (1815-1867). Auf dem Vorsatz sein privates Exlibris (idiaitera bibliotheke. Tou basileos Othonos; graece). Aussergewöhnlich aufwendiger Lederband mit reicher floraler, ornamentaler und figürlicher Prägung in Gold und Farben. - Nur die Vorsätze mit Leimschatten, sonst sehr sauber und frisch. Die Schachtel etwas bestossen, der Einband selbst sehr frisch und dekorativ. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Mabinogion From the Llyfr Coch o Hergest and other Ancient Welsh manuscripts.

      London & Llandovery - Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans et al., 1849 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. First edition.. An English translation of the earliest prose stories of Britishliterature. The Mabinogion were compiled in Middle Welsh in the 12th to 13th centuries from earlier oral traditions. The stories are ofdrama, philosophy, romance, tragedy, fantasy and humour. The first person to published the full collectionbi-lingually was Lady Charlotte Guest. Her first edition of the collection was issuedbetween 1838 and 1845. This translation of the work remained the standard edition until Gwyn Jonesand Thomas Jones translated the work in 1948. Illustrated, with20 plates total. This editioncontains pieces of work in Welsh, English and French. There are discussions of different versionsof tales in various Europeantongues such as German, Swedish and Icelandic. With the 1912 bookplate of the Earl of Cromer to the front pastedown. The plate was designed by J F Bradley. This bookplate belongs to Evelyn Cromer, a British statesman, diplomat and colonial administrator. Condition: In half morocco bindings with marbled boards. Externally, generally smart with minor bumping to the extremities. Patches of rubbing to the head and tail of spine and to the raised bands. Prior owner's bookplate to the front pastedown, Earl of Cromer. Another bookplate to the verso of front endpaper with the initials ' D U R'. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound. Pages are slightly age toned with occasional light spots. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        [KODIAK ISLAND] Merkatorskaya karta Kadiakskogo Arkhipelaga, sostavlena Rossiiskoyu Amerikanskoyu kompanineyu po noveishym svedeniyam. 1849 [i.e. Mercator's Map of the Kodiak Archipelago Compiled by the Russian American Company, Based on the Newest Intelligence. 1849]

      St. Petersburg, 1849. Large copper engraved map 53x46 cm, includes ten insets; with the distance scales indicated both for the main map and the insets. Original fold marks, a tear neatly repaired, otherwise very good. Very rare interesting map of the Kodiak Archipelago issued in the Otchet Rossiisko-Amerikanskoi Kompanii za odin god, po 1 yanvarya 1849 goda [i.e. Annual Report of the Russian American Company for one year, up to 1 January, 1849]. The map represents the most accomplished survey of the archipelago at the time, with detailed and thorough mapping of its northern part, namely of Afognak, Shuyak, Marmot, Raspberry, Spruce, and other islands, and northern and central regions of the Kodiak Island; the Trinity Islands and Chirikov Island (southern part of the archipelago) are also mapped very precisely. The southern part of Kodiak island is outlined, but no details apart from the main capes are given. The map indicates the main capes, bays, mountains, native and Russian settlements - the latter with villages ('seleniya') distinguished from outposts ('odinochki'); depths are indicated in sazhens. The insets give detailed views of 1) a part of the Shelikof Strait; 2) Sitkalidak Strait; 3) southern part of the Kodiak Island; 4) south-eastern part of the Kodiak Island; 5) Ugak Bay; 6) southern part of the Afognak Island; 7) Spruce Island; 8) Woody Island; 9) Chiniak Bay; 10) Chiniak Cape. The map was prepared during the time of Mikhail Tebenkov (1802-1872) as the governor of Russian America and the Chief Administrator of the Russian American-Company (1845-1850). It was during this time that a wide scale effort of topographical survey of the north-west coast of America was undertaken, which resulted in the publication of the Atlas of the Northwest Coasts of America: from Bering Strait to Cape Corrientes and the Aleutian Islands (1825, 40 maps and views). Kodiak Archipelago, as well as Cook Inlet, Montague, Tugidak and Sitkinak Islands were surveyed and mapped by a native navigator Illarion Ivanovich Arkhimandritov (1820-1872) in 1846-1848. The results of his work were used during the publication of Tebenkov's ''Atlas''. Most likely, the map published in the Annual Report of the Russian American Company for 1848, was based on the same data, as it is dated the same year as two maps of the Kodiak Island in Tebenkov's Atlas - 1849. Lada-Mocarski on the Annual Reports of the Russian American Company (1843-1865, 21 issues): ''In 1842 the stockholders in St. Petersburg, expressed the wish to have the R.-A. Co. pay its dividends every year rather than every second year as was customary until then. For this reason, the company's management decided to publish printed annual reports and the first of these, covering the full year 1842, was issued early in 1843. This practice was followed through 1863 and afforded the shareholders, as well as others interested in the affairs of the company, much detailed and valuable information not otherwise available. Needless to say, this information was carefully selected and undoubtedly colored by the management's own views. Nevertheless, it provides both factual data and the company's interpretation of events in Russian America of utmost importance for the historian of that period. A complete set of these reports is almost impossible to procure now. Yet they are a rich mine of information, both textual and in the form of appended maps, views, etc., some of which are in color. Anyone interested in the original and contemporary source material on Alaska, for a period of some 20 consecutive years, would be well advised to seek out the libraries which have these reports and study them from cover to cover'' (Lada-Mocarski 118).

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        AN ADVENTUROUS WOMAN'S TRAVEL LETTER RECOUNTING A HAZARDOUS JOURNEY BY STAGE AND RAILROAD TO THE ONTARIO FEMALE SEMINARY DURING A HORRENDOUS WINTER STORM franked with A VERY FINE 1847 U.S. TEN-CENT WASHINGTON STAMP; Four-page folded letter from Abby Wells sent from Canandaigua, New York to her parents in Deerfield, New Hampshire

      Canandaigua, New York, 1849. Unbound. Very good. This four-page folded letter measures 15" x 9.5" and has a red Canandaigua postmark dated January 10. It is franked with a nicely centered, very fine black 10-cent Washington stamp (Scott #2) tied with a red grid cancel. Complete but fragile as some folds have developed splits. There is an old tape stain and remnants stamp hinges. In January, Abigail Wells departed Deerfield, New Hampshire accompanied by her older brother, David, on her way to attend the Ontario Female Seminary in Canandaigua, New York. After no more six hours, a massive storm struck the area, snowing them in for six days. On the seventh, their stage was reached Albany, where David returned home and Abby continued on one of the country's earliest railroads to Canandaigua. "I left Milford in the stage 10 o'clock Friday morning and arrived at Brattleborough at half past ten in the evening . . . and before we arrived the snow had fallen to a considerable depth. . . . the driver stopped and told the gentlemen that the horses were in the snow and they must get out and assist him. . . . Brother D. took the [reins] while the driver and another man trod a path for them. We rode a half a mile and came to a public house, and stopped [as] the storm continued with unabated violence. Monday and Tuesday the roads were so blocked up with snow as to be rendered impassable. Wednesday we . . . rode about 15 miles. Thursday we started early and arrived at Albany at eight. . . . The next morning I started alone . . . from Albany to Schenectady . . . in cars without any fire. . . . At Syracuse we changed cars again. . . . We stopped in Geneva to breakfast. I felt so tired that I thought I would not eat anything. . . . I arrived at Canandaigua at 9 o'clock Saturday just 24 hours [after departing] Albany. . . . I should not be afraid to return alone if necessary. I did not suffer scarcely any with the cold excepting my feet. . . . I have great cause for gratitude to my Heavenly Father for his protection during my long and in some respects dangerous journey.". The Ontario Female Seminary, one of the country's first women's schools, enrolled about 100 boarders. Its course of instruction included both basic subjects as well as advanced instruction in grammar, botany, chemistry, algebra, and astronomy. In a post script to her letter, Abby noted that "The studies I shall attend to this term are Geometry, Algebra, Paley's Theology and Grammar." Upon graduation, Abby returned to Deerfield and taught school until she retired around the age of sixty. She never married, but remained single and lived in her family's home along with several siblings until she died at the age of 68 in 1887. This is a superb example of one of the first and most important U. S. stamps on cover made all the more desirable by an independent woman's narrative recounting her harrowing 8-day journey by stage and early train in the middle of a tremendous winter storm in order to attend advanced schooling.

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        The Haunted Man. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION.

      New York: Harper & Brothers. [1849] - Text in two columns, final ad. leaf; rather spotted. Sewn as issued in orig. brown printed wrappers; sl. split at head of spine, old stab holes in inner margin. Contemp. signature of E.P. Philles on front wrapper. 34pp. Gimbel A120. Copac records BL only in UK. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Motifs De Decorations Cinquante Planches Imprimees En Couleur, Extraites Du Journal-Manuel De Peintures (Tome Premier, Tome Deuxieme)

      A. Morel 1849 - Architectural decorative motifs, 50 chromolithographic plates. Folio, 51 x 37 cm. Bound in modern cloth. Library perforated stamp on title page. Some hand smudging. Additionally contains an original hand colored water color decoration at rear. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        KODIAK ISLAND] Merkatorskaya karta Kadiakskogo Arkhipelaga, sostavlena Rossiiskoyu Amerikanskoyu kompanineyu po noveishym svedeniyam. 1849 [i.e. Mercator's Map of the Kodiak Archipelago Compiled by the Russian American Company, Based on the Newest Intelligence. 1849]

      St. Petersburg 1849 - Large copper engraved map 53x46 cm, includes ten insets; with the distance scales indicated both for the main map and the insets. Original fold marks, a tear neatly repaired, otherwise very good. Very rare interesting map of the Kodiak Archipelago issued in the Otchet Rossiisko-Amerikanskoi Kompanii za odin god, po 1 yanvarya 1849 goda [i.e. Annual Report of the Russian American Company for one year, up to 1 January, 1849]. The map represents the most accomplished survey of the archipelago at the time, with detailed and thorough mapping of its northern part, namely of Afognak, Shuyak, Marmot, Raspberry, Spruce, and other islands, and northern and central regions of the Kodiak Island; the Trinity Islands and Chirikov Island (southern part of the archipelago) are also mapped very precisely. The southern part of Kodiak island is outlined, but no details apart from the main capes are given. The map indicates the main capes, bays, mountains, native and Russian settlements - the latter with villages ('seleniya') distinguished from outposts ('odinochki'); depths are indicated in sazhens. The insets give detailed views of 1) a part of the Shelikof Strait; 2) Sitkalidak Strait; 3) southern part of the Kodiak Island; 4) south-eastern part of the Kodiak Island; 5) Ugak Bay; 6) southern part of the Afognak Island; 7) Spruce Island; 8) Woody Island; 9) Chiniak Bay; 10) Chiniak Cape. The map was prepared during the time of Mikhail Tebenkov (1802-1872) as the governor of Russian America and the Chief Administrator of the Russian American-Company (1845-1850). It was during this time that a wide scale effort of topographical survey of the north-west coast of America was undertaken, which resulted in the publication of the Atlas of the Northwest Coasts of America: from Bering Strait to Cape Corrientes and the Aleutian Islands (1825, 40 maps and views). Kodiak Archipelago, as well as Cook Inlet, Montague, Tugidak and Sitkinak Islands were surveyed and mapped by a native navigator Illarion Ivanovich Arkhimandritov (1820-1872) in 1846-1848. The results of his work were used during the publication of Tebenkov's ''Atlas''. Most likely, the map published in the Annual Report of the Russian American Company for 1848, was based on the same data, as it is dated the same year as two maps of the Kodiak Island in Tebenkov's Atlas - 1849. Lada-Mocarski on the Annual Reports of the Russian American Company (1843-1865, 21 issues): ''In 1842 the stockholders in St. Petersburg, expressed the wish to have the R.-A. Co. pay its dividends every year rather than every second year as was customary until then. For this reason, the company's management decided to publish printed annual reports and the first of these, covering the full year 1842, was issued early in 1843. This practice was followed through 1863 and afforded the shareholders, as well as others interested in the affairs of the company, much detailed and valuable information not otherwise available. Needless to say, this information was carefully selected and undoubtedly colored by the management's own views. Nevertheless, it provides both factual data and the company's interpretation of events in Russian America of utmost importance for the historian of that period. A complete set of these reports is almost impossible to procure now. Yet they are a rich mine of information, both textual and in the form of appended maps, views, etc., some of which are in color. Anyone interested in the original and contemporary source material on Alaska, for a period of some 20 consecutive years, would be well advised to seek out the libraries which have these reports and study them from cover to cover'' (Lada-Mocarski 118).

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        Shirley: A Tale [in 3 volumes]

      Smith, Elder and Co, London 1849 - 3 volumes all 1st editions, 1st printings [Wise (6) page 22] in later, superior three-quarter blue/green Morocco bindings by Zaehnsdorf, London with marbled cloth covered boards and gilt titles and publication date to spine. The page block top edges are in gilt and still very bright. The bindings are entirely unworn including at joints with leather at spines slightly faded. All bindings are square and sound. Internally marbled endpapers in very good condition with no inscriptions and just light staining/tide marks in volumes 1 and 2 occasionally but not at all in volume 3. Issued without half-titles; complete with publisher's ads bound in at rear of volumes 1 [16 pages dated October 1849] & volume 3 [3 pages] as well as publisher's original front cover and spine bound in at rear of each volume. A lovely set that would enhance any library. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Poor Laws Union 1850 Vol. XXVI]

      William Clowes - 1849. "Second Report of the Commissioners For Inquiring into the Number and Boundaries of Poor-Law Unions and Electoral Divisions in Ireland". Published during the famine. Rebound in 1934, with new endpapers. Bookplate on inside cover. 655pp. Mild dulling but very good condition o/w. The Great Famine. An Gorta Mor. 19th Century Ireland. First edition copy. . . . . [Attributes: First Edition]

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