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        Colonization of Vancouver's Island

      Printed for Burrup and Son by E. Couchman, London - 1849, 1st Edition. () Very good. 28pp. Octavo, sewn as issued, in original salmon coloured wrappers with folding map of Vancouver Island and the adjoining coasts. Discreet institutional stamp on front cover, map and beginning of text else a very good copy of a scarce item. Not in TPL, Sabin, Casey, Lande, NUC. Lowther #11 and Smith 1907 cite only the B.C. Archives copy. Written to encourage immigrants to obtain land from the Hudson's Bay Company for settlement. The work outlines conditions of land purchase, costs, and quotes published sources on the suitability of Vancouver Island for settlement. Series: Great Britain Colonial Office. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Methodism in America: With the Personal Narrative of the Author, During a Tour Through a Part of the United States and Canada

      Printed for the Author: Sold by John Mason, London - 1849, 1st Edition. () Very good. xi,498pp. 12mo (approximately 18.5cm tall) rebound in quarter black calf and cloth boards with folding map (frontispiece). The rare true first edition privately printed for the author. Bookplate on front pastedown. Dixon a Wesleyan clergyman and president of the Conference of Canada toured the United States in the early part of 1848 to investigate the state of Methodism in America and report back to England. He travelled from Nova Scotia through New England, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Ohio into the South. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Working Man’s Handbook to South Australia. With Advice to the Farmer, and Detailed Information for the Several Classes of Labourers and Artizans. [Bound with an edition of: MELVILLE, Herman. Omoo: a Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas.]

      London: John Murray, Albermarle Street; Trelawney Saunders, Charing Cross. 1849. . 8vo. xii, 110 pp; title page of second work never bound in, otherwise iii-ix, [i], 242 pp. Contemporary half brown calf over marbled boards, spine with raised bands, gilt rules to compartments, gilt lettered black label, plain endpapers, armorial bookplate of William Edward Armstrong, New Hall to paste down, his ownership inscription reading “W E A MacDonnall” to head of title page of principal work. Folding map towards front of volume. Extremities rubbed, small tear confined to inner margin of map and small tear with loss to upper margin of contents leaf of second work, otherwise very good. From the preface to the first work: “The working man and small capitalist may here see at a glance whether the colony will suit his peculiar circumstances; and, if so, what wages he may expect, and what prospects lie before him.” The work includes sections on occupations and trades, including farming and mining. Published the year after Wilkinson’s other, more commonly available, work “South Australia. Its Advantages And Its Resources Being A Description Of That Colony ...”. The additional leaves of advertisements etc. mentioned by Ferguson never bound in.& & Omoo, an autobiographical and somewhat sensationalised novel, recounting a sailor’s adventures on the South Seas. First published in 1847, the edition bound in here would appear to have been published by George Routledge & Co., printed by J. Billing of Woking. Ferguson, 5248.

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        Bade-Ort Veldes in Ober Krain [Bled].

      Wien, Reiffenstein & Rösch, 1849.. Lithografie mit Tonplatte von Sandmann nach Goldenstein, Bildausschnitt 35,5 x 47,5 cm, Blattgr. 45,5 x 58 cm.. Nicht bei Nebehay-Wagner. Sehr dekorative und großformatige Ansicht des Bleder Sees (Blejsko jezero) mit der Marienkirche und der Burg von Bled dahinter, im Hintergrund die Karawanken; einige Randläsuren, fleckig, selten.

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      George P. Putnam. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1849. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0781289823 . We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 1st publ 1849. Bound in dark brown full contemporary leather binding not noted in BAL. Spine has six compartments with 5 raised ridges. Marbled endpapers. Paste down eps have scraping where apparently some sort of plates have been removed. Slight foxing to end papers while text is generally quite clean. Tissue covered engraved frontis. Gilt on spine is dulled. Front hinge has leather crack extending about 1.5" from bottom. A sound and solid copy of this scarce early work drawn from his travels throughout Middle East and Europe. Text block edges are red. One copy noted in Library of Congress. This established his reputation as a poet..TAYLOR, Bayard, author, born in Kennett Square, Chester County, Pennsylvania, 11 January. 1825; died in Berlin, Germany, 19 December, 1878. He was the son of Joseph and Rebecca (Way) Taylor, and was of Quaker and South German descent. His first American ancestor, Robert Taylor, was a rich Quaker, who came over with Penn in 1681, and whose eldest son inherited land that now includes "Cedar-croft, " the poet's recent estate. His grandfather married a Lutheran of pure German blood, and was excommunicated by the Quakers. The poet's mother, although a Lutheran, was attached to the Quaker doctrines, and the Quaker speech and manners prevailed in her household. Bayard was named after James A. Bayard, of Delaware, and his first book bore on its title-page, through a mistake of Griswold, its editor, the name of "James Bayard Taylor. " After reaching his majority he always signed his name Bayard Taylor. His boyhood was passed near Kennett on a farm. He learned to read at four, began to write early, and from his twelfth year wrote "poems, novels, historical essays, but chiefly poem so" At the age of fourteen he studied Latin and French, and Spanish not long afterward. In 1837 the family removed to West Chester. There, and at Unionville, the youth had five years of high-school training. His first printed poem was contributed in 1841 to the "Saturday Evening Post, " Philadelphia. In 1842 he was apprenticed to a printer of West Chester. His contributions to the "Post" led to a friendship with Rufus W. Griswold, who was then connected with that paper and was also editor of " Graham's Magazine. " Griswold advised him concerning the publication of "Ximena, and other Poems" (Philadelphia, 1844) , which was dedicated to his adviser and sold by subscription. By this time he found a trade distasteful, and, to gratify his desire for travel and study in Europe, he bought his time of his employer. The "Post" and the " United States Gazette" each agreed to pay him fifty dollars in advance for twelve foreign letters. Graham bought some of his poems, and with one hundred and forty dollars thus collected he sailed for Liverpool, 1 July, 1844. Horace Greeley gave him a conditional order for letters to the "' Tribune, " of which he afterward wrote eighteen from Germany. His experiences abroad are well' condensed in his own language: "After landing in Liverpool, I spent three weeks in a walk through Scotland and the north of England, and then travelled through Belgium and up the Rhine to Heidelberg, where I arrived in September, 1844. The winter of 1844-'5 1 spent in Frankfort-on-the-Main, and by May I was so good a German that I was often not suspected of being a foreigner. I started off again on foot, a knapsack on my back, and visited the Brocken, Leipsic, Dresden, Prague, Vienna, Salzburg, and Munich, returning to Frankfort in July. A further walk over the Alps and through northern Italy took me to Florence, where I spent four months learning Italian. Thence I wandered, still on foot, to Rome and Civita Vecchia, where I bought a ticket as deck-passenger to Marseilles, and then tramped on to Paris through the cold winter rains. I arrived there in February, 1846, and returned to America after a stay of three months in Paris and London. I had been abroad for two years, and had supported myself entirely during the whole time by my literary correspondence. The remuneration which I received was in all five hundred dollars, and only by continual economy and occasional self-denial was I able to carry out my plan. " His letters were widely read, and shortly after his return were collected in "Views Afoot, or Europe seen with Knapsack and Staff" (New York, 1846). Six editions were sold within the year. In December, 1846, Taylor bought, with a friend as partner, a printing-office in his native county, and began to publish the Phoenixville "Pioneer. " But after a year he sold his newspaper and obtained a place on the New York "Tribune " in the literary department and as man-of-all-work. In December, 1848 (publ date 1849) , he published "Rhymes of Travel, Ballads, and Poems, " which gave him repute as a poet. ; 0 .

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        Le Nouveau monde, journal historique et politique rédigé par Louis Blanc

      Bureau d'abonnement, Imprimerie de Mme Lacombe 1849 - Paris, Bureau d'abonnement, Imprimerie de Mme Lacombe 1849 - Demi-bradel, 17 cm x 26 cm, 285 pages - Édition originale - Première série complète N° 1 - 6. Couverture conservée - Bon état. Grand mensuel socialiste de l'exil, publié à Paris mais rédigé à Londres, par Louis Blanc seul dans lequel il expose ses idées en faveur du suffrage universel, d'une chambre législative unique, contre l'institution de la présidence de la République. ainsi que ses ardentes polémiques avec Proudhon, dont le système économique était à l'opposé du sien. Membre du gouvernement provisoire constitué lors des journées révolutionnaires de février 1848, Louis Blanc (1811-1882) proposa la formation d'ateliers sociaux dont l'objectif était d'assurer un emploi aux travailleurs correspondant à leur compétence. Ce projet fut amalgamé par la propagande antisocialiste avec les ateliers nationaux dont la fermeture provoqua les journées révolutionnaires de juin 1848. Jugé comme responsable, malgré ses vives protestations, Louis Blanc s'exila en Grande-Bretagne où il resta vingt-deux ans, jusqu'à la chute du Second Empire. Language: eng [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mardi: and A Voyage Thither

      New York: Harper & Brothers. 1849. First. First American edition (preceded slightly by the British edition). Two volumes in purple/brown cloth with the blindstamped rule 1/8" from the crown (no priority). Small tear hole to title page of the first volume where an ownership stamp has been effaced, both volumes with spinal extremities perished and moderate stains to the preliminary pages, from the library of novelist Stuart Mitchner with his embossed stamp on each front fly, text blocks tight and clean with only very mild foxing, a very good set. Melville's third book, an allegorical novel that was a precursor to Moby-Dick. BAL 13658. .

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        Constitution of the State of California

      San Francisco: Printed at the Office of the Alta California, 1849. Octavo. (9 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches). Uncut. 19pp. Stitched, later red cloth four fold chemise, all within a red morocco-backed cloth slipcase, titled in gilt on the spine Provenance: Henry Lafayette Dodge (1810-1856, inscription dated 1850, U.S. Indian Agent in New Mexico, killed by Apache) The rare first separate printing of California's first Constitution: this is one of the most important and difficult to obtain state Constitutions, and includes the very rare three-page "Address" found in only a few copies. "The first appearance of the Constitution in book form and one of the earliest works printed in San Francisco" (Cowan). This copy contains the very rare final signature of leaves issued only with some copies, which comprise a three-page "Address to the People of California" (pages 17-19). The Eberstadts describe these last three pages as lacking from most copies, and it appears that many copies of the constitution were distributed before the "Address" had been printed. Section 18 of Article I (the "Declaration of Rights") bans slavery. "The text was a model of advanced, liberal, and democratic social and political thought" (Howell). California became a state in 1850. AII (California) 89; Cowan, p.140; Eberstadt 112:63a; Fahey 127; Graff 539; Greenwood 124; Howell 50:46; Jones 245; Libros Californianos (Wagner & Bliss lists); Streeter Sale 2553; Sabin 9998; Wagner California Imprints 37.

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        "Ypperstepraesten" - "Tolderen" - "Synderinden", tre Taler ved Altergangen om Fredagen. [Three Speeches at Communion on Friday].

      . Kbhvn.: Reitzel 1849. 42 s. Indbundet med helt guldsnit i samtidigt sort glanspapirbind med [senere?] guldtryk pa forperm. Ny ryg med guldstreger. Ryggen med brugsspor, kapitaeler stödte. Forsatspapir let plettet. 2 sma ejernavne pa forsatspapir.<br>Bound with all edges gilt in contemporary full glazed black paper with [later?] goldprint on frontboard. Binding commissioned by Kierkegaard [bound by N.C. Möller]. Rebacked and with crack to lower part, headbands weakly cracked. 2 names on free endpaper: Bayer 17/6 '95 + H. Hage 1851. * Med dedikation fra forfatteren til J.L.A. Kolderup-Rosenvinge. Kierkegaard lod trykke nogle fa eksemplarer af sine udgivelser pa velin, som han lod indbinde i det karateristiske bind af sort glanspapir. Disse blev brugt som gaver til nogle af hans samtidige, ofte med en dedikation pa fribladet.<br>Inscribed by the author to J.L.A. Kolderup-Rosenvinge [1792-1850]. Kolderup was professor at the University of Copenhagen, and especially well-known for his works on legal history; he wrote the first systematic presentation of Danish legal history.<br>Himmelstrup 120..

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        Ohio Reformers Use Rhode Island's Dorr Rebellion to Justify Their Own Behavior

      [Columbus, Ohio] 1849 - Pamphlet. The Dorr Movement in Ohio; Being an Examination into the Causes, Progress and Probable Effects of the Revolutionary Course of Locofocoism in the Organization of the General Assembly of This State, for the Session of 1848-49. [Columbus, Ohio]: Legg & Murray, Columbus, [1849]. Disbound. Inscribed in pencil on the title by H.A. Swift, the author, in presentation. Historical Background The Locofocos were a faction that split from the New York Democratic party in 1835 after local disagreements with machine politicians and Tammany Hall's support of Andrew Jackson's stance on the national bank. They opposed state banks, monopolies, exclusive privilege, and other antidemocratic measures. They also advocated suspending paper money and legal protection of labor unions. In New York, the machine politicians ultimately prevailed by co-opting their principal issues and nominating fusion candidates and reabsorbing the dissidents by 1838.The anti-bank, anti-corporation, and increased democracy movement gained steam in neighboring Ohio throughout the 1840s, with many looking to the Dorr movement in Rhode Island as a template for their own acts.In 1841 Rhode Island's Thomas W. Dorr had led the effort to change Rhode Island's political system and expand voting rights. After trying to change the system internally, he created the People's Party, held an extralegal constitutional convention, and set up a competing government. The Rhode Island General Assembly drafted a rival constitution, and in 1842, both groups voted on their respective Constitutions. Both Dorr and sitting Governor Samuel Ward King were elected governor, but King refused to accept the People's Constitution, declared martial law, and accused Dorr of treason. While he did not attempt to seize the State House or governmental institutions, a few armed clashes did occur. Dorr fled the state, but returned and was convicted in 1843 but released for health reasons two years later. Ultimately, Rhode Island greatly liberalized voting rights in the aftermath of the rebellion.NAIP 358662. The American Antiquarian Society lists another edition, with slightly different imprint, with 1848 date.

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        Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus

      London: Richard Bentley. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. 1849. Hardcover. A nice copy. Joints and hinges intact and sound. Quite heavy foxing to the frontispiece plate, but mainly to the blank outer margins. Tissue guard to frontispiece present. No owner&#39;s signatures or labels. "Mary Shelley" annotated to title page in light pencil by a later owner (could be erased). ; [2] [v]-xii 202 pages + engraved portrait frontispiece; bound with volume one of "The Ghost Seer", [2] [1-3] 4-163 [1] pages. Volume 9 of "Bentley&#39;s Standard Novels". Original blind-stamped brown cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Page dimensions: 170 x 104mm. Yellow endpapers with printed advertisements. Half-title to "Frankenstein" not present. With an 8 page Introduction by Mary Shelley, dated 1831. "The event on which this fiction is founded, has been supposed, by Dr. Darwin, and some of the physiological writers of Germany, as not of impossible occurrence." - from the Preface, page 1. ; 16mo .

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        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

      G.P. Putnam 1849 - G.P. Putnam, 1849. Publisher's gilt red cloth. 20 cm. Collation: [2], viii, [9]-125, [1], 24, 29, [1], 180 p., [20] leaves of plates : ill.; 20 cm. Foldout map of New York. Many pages of adds. All edges gilt. Foxing. Head and tail of spine chipped. Hail New York, Emperor of American cities: "Cities, as well as empires, after a successful rise and a period of glory, are destroyed by some convulsion, or gradually sink to decay. We have therefore confined our estimates to a period within which New-York seems as free from such dangers as human foresight can conceive. If her foreign commerce should be crippled or destroyed by war, her internal trade and other resources would be means of preservation and prosperity. If the ravages of ravages of pestilence or fire should desolute her borders, new population and capital would at once cover the breach. If civil commotions should rend the great American confederacy into separate republics, she is too power to fear dissolution in the conflict, and would still be the great metropolis of the continent. And she is too near the infancy of her growth, to experience, within the period of our estimates, the decline common to all cities and nations. Whatever may be her lot in future ages, New-York is doubtless destined to become the commercial emporium of the world." pp. 125. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. (&quote;Nicolai&quote;).

      O. O., 2. Februar 1849.. ¾ S. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief).. An den Bruder der Tänzerin Fanny Elßler, Johann Elßler (1802-1872), der seit 1836 Chordirektor am Königlichen Opernhaus in Berlin war: &quote;Haben Sie die Güte auf Montag d. 5t. Vormittag um 1 Uhr in den Konradischen Saal die 3 Damen Behrend, Capitain und Götze bestellen zu lassen u. sich daselbst ebenfalls gütigst einzufinden, behufs einer Prüfung dieser Mädchen [...]&quote;. - Otto Nicolai war Schüler von Carl Friedrich Zelter und kam über Rom nach Wien, wo er als Kapellmeister am Kärntnertortheater wirkte. Nach einem erneuten Italienaufenthalt wurde er als Nachfolger Conradin Kreutzers Hofkapellmeister; 1842 begründete er die Philharmonischen Konzerte, in deren Rahmen er 1843 eine vielbeachtete Aufführung von Beethovens 9. Symphonie gab. 1847 übersiedelte er nach Berlin, wo er im Jahr darauf die Leitung des Domchors und die Kapellmeisterstelle an der Kgl. Oper übernahm. Mit seiner komischen Oper &quote;Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor&quote; begründete er &quote;den komischen Typus der deutschen romantischen Oper&quote; (DBE). - Kleine Faltspuren und leicht gebräunt; Bl. 2 mit kleinem Ausriß durch Siegelbruch (keine Textberührung).

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        Manuskript eines Zeitgenossen. "Ein Sonnabend in Wilhelm von Kaulbachs Hause in München. Blätter aus einem Reisetagebuch".

      München, August 1849.. 7½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-8vo.. "Das Interesse an großen Menschen, kann wie ein einseitiges sein, u. zu hervorragender die Kräfte sind, die einen Kreis solcher Thätigkeit bringen, um so [ ] wird es sein, einen Blick auf die nächstliegenden Lebensbeziehungen dessen, den jene Kräfte angehören zu lenken [ ]".

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        Mardi: and a Voyage Hither

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1849 - FIRST AMERICAN EDITION of Melville's third book, containing the first glimpses of the rich symbolism and allegorical style that would later be more fully developed in Moby Dick. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1849. Octavo, original brown blind-stamped cloth. Two volumes. Provenance: with bookplates of Albert Henry Wiggin, the noted book collector and famous Boston and New York banker who was considered for Time's Man of the Year for 1930 for his work during the Depression; also with attractive bookplates of Sydney Ansell Gimson and Fowler Booksellers. Very light wear at spine ends, usual scattered occasional foxing, pastedowns toned and foxed. Cloth very clean and gilt exceptionally bright: a beautiful copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mardi: and A Voyage Thither.

      NY Harper & Brothers 1849 - Two octavo volumes. 365; 387pp., + 8pp. ads. First American edition. Mardi was Melville's third book, and his third on the theme of South Pacific exploration. In the novel, an American sailor deserts his whaling ship in order to pursue his own adventures. At the time of its publication, Mardi was considered a critical failure, but it is now viewed by many as the first novel in which Melville began to develop his characteristic voice as a writer. Bound in blue-green T cloth, elaborately blind-stamped, with gilt title to spine. Corners faintly rubbed, tiny hole to head of spine and slight dampstain to lower front cover on Volume I, occasional foxing throughout, as usual. Despite these very minor faults, this is still a very bright and nearly fine set. The Skiff-Doheny copy with their bookplates. (BAL 13658). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mardi And A Voyage Thither

      Harper & Brothers, NY 1849 - 365 & 387. 19 x 13 1/2 cm. Melville's third book, and first American edition, preceded one month by the three volume British edition published by Bentley. John Murray rejected the manuscript of MARDI being disappointed with the sales of OMOO and Melville's high asking price for this work. Bentley paid Melville 200 guineas for the rights. Intended as a fictional South Seas adventure, MARDI as it progresses slides increasingly into satire and metaphysical speculation. BAL 13658. Yellow coated endpapers remarkably clean with offset blemish to rear endpapers of Vol. I only, interior contents fresh and bright (no foxing), with publisher adverts end of Vol. II, with blind stamped rule at backstrip head, spine slightly faded, rubbing to backstrip foot, cloth at spine head worn to block on both volumes, covers are tight and clean. Orig. publisher's plum, blind stamped cloth, backstrips printed and decorated in gilt. 2 vols. Very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mardi: and A Voyage Thither

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1849 - First American edition (preceded slightly by the British edition). Two volumes in purple/brown cloth with the blindstamped rule 1/8" from the crown (no priority). Small tear hole to title page of the first volume where an ownership stamp has been effaced, both volumes with spinal extremities perished and moderate stains to the preliminary pages, from the library of novelist Stuart Mitchner with his embossed stamp on each front fly, text blocks tight and clean with only very mild foxing, a very good set. Melville's third book, an allegorical novel that was a precursor to *Moby-Dick*. *BAL* 13658. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mardi: And a Voyage Thither In Two Volumes

      Harper & Brothers, Publishers, New York 1849 - The is the First American Edition. Size: 12mo. This is a mixed set of the First American Edition with Volume I being three quarters gilt stamped leather and black pebbled cloth over boards, and the second volume green gilt stamped and blind stamped cloth over boards. Volume I has marbled end papers, XII, 13-365pages; Volume II has yellow glossy end papers, XII, 9-387 pages, 8 pages advertisements. Leather along side of spine of Volume I is worn, pages lightly toned; otherwise interior is clean with no writing, marks or foxing, and the binding is sound. Volume II is bumped with some wear at head of the spine, foxing on end papers, interior pages lightly toned; otherwise, interior is clean with no writing, marks or foxing, and the binding is sound. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3 lbs 1 oz. Category: Fiction; Inventory No: 006466. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Katastrophe in Ungarn. Originalbericht.

      Leipzig, Otto Wigand, 1849. - 8vo. 42, (6) pp. Later half calf in contemporary style. First edition of Kossuth's "political testament", written during his imprisonment in Widdin. After his situation had become untenable, the Hungarian statesman Kossuth (1802-94), the leader of the Hungarian revolution in 1848/49, resigned and fled across the Turkish border. His plans of flying to England were confounded when he was recognized and stopped (cf. Wurzbach XIII, 8ff.). Friedländer 258. Hirschberg 276. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      L IMAGE 1849 - R200008558: 383 + 383 + 388 pages illustrées de nombreuses gravures en noir et blanc. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Coins frottés. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 70-Journalisme, édition. Journaux [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sanitary Reform: its general aspect and local importance, considered in a Lecture delivered at the New Queen's Theatre, Adelaide.

      John Stephens, Adelaide 1849 - Octavo, 64 pp., very good in modern brown quarter morocco. Personal attacks on local landholders. Rare printed lecture on "sanitary reform" which includes a detailed discussion of the streets and houses of Adelaide. The writer John Stephens was a South Australian identity, and regularly packed the lecture halls to deliver speeches on any manner of subjects. Never averse to controversy, this lecture is a prime example of his style, with extensive notes on the latest news from the "mother-country", interspersed with personal attacks on local landholders and builders who continue to knock up sub-standard houses: Mr. Peacock's buildings on Hindley Street are singled out, for example, Clarke's brewery is an "abominable nuisance", as is the butcher in Currie Street with his noisome piggery, and he can barely fathom the horrors of the Port Lincoln Hotel. Stephens comments in his preface that the lecture lasted some three hours, and was listened to throughout with rapt attention; one suspects that some in his audience were concerned that they were about to be publicly shamed. As with his earlier lecture on comets, this is also very rare. It was given gratis to subscribers to Stephens' paper in an overt attempt to drum up support for his schemes.

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        Das Jahr 1848. Die großen Ereignisse desselben dem deutschen Volke erzählt. Mit 10 Kupfertafeln.

      Gebr. Jänecke, Hannover 1849.. IV, 1 Bl., 249 S. und 10 ganzseitige gestochene Tafeln (vollständig / kollationiert), Kl.-8°., marmorierter Pappband der Zeit,. Einband etwas berieben, Kanten stärker berieben, einige wenige Seiten etwas braun-/stockfleckig, ansonsten gut erhaltenes Exemplar, selten,

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      Springfield, Mass.:: George and Charles Merriam,. 1849. Revised and enlarged by Chauncey A. Goodrich from the 1847 edition, which was the first Merriam-Webster dictionary. Webster&#39;s original dictionary was published in 1828 and revised in 1840. Binding copy. Appears to be original boards with considerable edgewear, waterstains on first 10 pages or so, foxing and four leaves in middle frayed on edges, otherwise the text block is good or better. As is.

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      1849 - A lovely library set of Thackeray in a great binding. William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863),English novelist best known for writing satirical novels such as Vanity Fair. During the Victorian era he was second only to Dickens in popularity. The History of Henry Esmond tells the story of the eponymous hero, his participation in the unsuccessful campaign of the Old Pretender, and his eventual marriage to his cousin and foster-mother, Rachel, Lady Castlewood. They emigrate to Virginia and Thackeray's novel, The Virginians continues the story of the family but from the point of view of Henry's grandsons, George and Henry. The History of Pendennis concerns the romantic entanglements of Arthur Pendennis or Pen, his foster sister Laura and various other acquaintances. Pen is also the narrator of two later novels, The Newcomes and The Adventures of Philip. Please note that this collection of Thackeray's work contains the following: Henry Esmond (two volumes, complete), The Adventures of Philip (two volumes, complete), The Four Geroges (one volume, complete), The Humourists (one volume, complete), Pendennis (volumes one and three only), The Newcomes (volume four only), The Virginians (volumes three and four only). These volumes were previously owned by Robert Lindsay, and contain his bookplate. Ronald Lindsay served as British Ambassador to the United States of America 1929-39. Condition: The bindings aretight and firm with the boards and all internal pages securely attached. There is some mild wear to the extremities including some rubbing,and some marks to the boards. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright withthe oddbrown spotorhandling mark. There is a bookplate on the front pastedown of each volume (asdescribed above). The overallcondition of these volumesis very good indeed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        EL UNIVERSO. Descripción general de la Tierra e Historia de los Viajes hechos en la Antigüedad, en la Edad Media, y en los tiempos modernos a todas las partes del mundo

      - Textos de Lamartine, Humbold, Chateaubriand, etc. y en la parte relativa a España y a los viajeros españoles, tan esclarecidos como poco mencionados hasta el día, por M. Ortiz de la Vega. Obra adornada con magníficas láminas abiertas al acero por los mejores artistas españoles. Barcelona, Imprenta de Luis Tasso, 1849, 17x26, 1277 págs. 43 láminas. Encuadernado en plena pasta española con hierros en lomera. (52307).

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      RENARD, MARTINET ET CIE 1849 - R320025801: TOME 1 : 18 pages + Environ 120 planches en couleurs (incluant parfois plusieurs figures) / TOME 2 : 22 pages + Environ 100 planches en couleurs (incluant parfois plusieurs figures) / TOME 3 : 27 pages + 100 planches en couleurs (incluant parfois plusieurs figures) / Quelques rousseurs sur les pages de texte - Planches bien conservées / Coins très frottés - Epidermures sur les dos des ouvrages - Coiffes en tete et pied frottées - titres, tomaison et ornements dorés (fanés) - Quelques pages desolidarisées - Planches de couleurs de qualité. SOMMAIRE : TOME 1 : ZOOLOGIE : Races humaines, mammifères et oiseaux / TOME 2 : ZOOLOGIE : Reptiles, poissons et insectes / TOME 3 : ZOOLOGIE : Myriapodes, Arachnides, Crustacés, Cirrhipèdes, Vers, Mollusques et Zoophytes - BOTANIQUE : Plantes, Acotylédonées, Monotylédonées et Dicotylédonées / OUVRAGE EXCEPTIONNEL. In-4 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Plats abîmés. Dos abîmé. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 500-SCIENCES DE LA NATURE ET MATHEMATIQUES [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Jahresbericht über die Fortschritte der reinen, pharmaceutischen und technischen Chemie, Physik, Mineralogie und Geologie. Unter Mitwirkung von H. Bulff, E. Dieffenbach, C. Ettling, F. Knapp, H. Will, F. Zamminer. Für 1847 ff.,

      Giessen, Ricker`sche Buchh. 1849 ff. - 1. Jg. 1847-62, 1865, 1867-69, 1871-77. (Insges. 27 Jgge. in 25 geb.). HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. m. Rückengoldpräg.Tit. gestemp. Kanten berieb. Dazu: Register zu den Berichten für 1847 bis 1856. - Unter den Mitwirkenden befanden sich Justus Liebig , Hermann Kopp , Heinrich Will , Adolph Strecker , Alexander Nikolaus Franz Naumann, August Laubenheimer, Friedrich Bernhard Fittica, Guido Bodländer, Julius Tröger, Emil Baur u.v.a. Gewicht in Gramm: 25000 Sonderangebot: Antiquariat Burgverlag bietet AbeBooks-Kunden einen exklusiven Rabatt von 50% auf sämtliche Preise. Alter Preis: 950,00 EUR [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Geschichte der süddeutschen Mai-Revolution des Jahres 1849.

      Genf, Verlag von Gottfried Becker, 1849.. 4 Bll., 455 Seiten und 6 (von 7 genannten) Falttafeln (die Tafel VI ist vermutlich nicht erschienen). Halblederband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung.. *Stammhammer I; 25. Nicht bei Friedlaender; "1848/49" Ausst. Kat. der Landesbibl. Karlsruhe Nr. 549. - Sehr seltenes Exilwerk zur Badischen Revolution von dem maßgeblichen Organisator der badischen Volkswehr Johann Philipp Becker (1809-1886). Der mit ihm befreundete Friedrich Engels nannte Becker den "einzigen deutschen Revolutionsgeneral den wir hatten". Becker und sein Mitstreiter Eisselen schildern in 20 Kapiteln zahlreiche Einzelheiten aus dem politischen und vor allem militärischen Verlauf, z. B. die Gefechte bei Rastatt und Waghäusel. - Die Veröffentlichung erfolgte nach der Niederlage der Bewegung vom Schweizer Exil aus in 5 Lieferungen. - Die Falttafeln enthalten Karten von Truppenaufstellungen und Gefechten. Die Tafel VI ebenso wie in Vergleichsexemplaren und ist vermutlich gar nicht erschienen oder verspätet ausgeliefert worden. - Titelblatt mit leichter Altersbräunung, sonst sauber und sehr gut erhalten, hübsch gebunden.

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        The Life & Correspondence of the Late Robert Southey in Six Volumes

      Longman Brown, London 1849 - For extra pictures of the more valuable books, please press the 'Ask Bookseller A Question' button. STUNNING COLLECTION. This is a series of six volumes, bound in full leather. Each volume has an engraved frontispiece and one plate. There are a total of 24 plates in the 6 volumes. There are beautiful gold illustrations on the boards and spine. Generally the conditions of the boards is very good, with volume 1 having some loss to the front board at the bottom. The top layer has been worn and fallen off. There is a photo available of this damage on request. Otherwise insides are sound, and the edges of the pages are decorated. Photo above is of the whole set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London: Bradbury & Evans, 1849. A very early issuance. With the author&#146;s 40 illustrations in steel or wood engraving. 8vo, in a Bayntun-Riviere binding of full crushed black morocco, with beautiful intricate blind stamped decorations on the covers surrounded by a gilt border, and with gilt lettering and botanical tooled designs along a paneled spine between gilt-stippled raised bands, gilt inner dentelles and botanic borders on turn-ins and board edges gilt tooled, a.e.g., and with the original cloth covers and spine bound in at end. xvi, 624 + [1] illus. at end. A very fine copy in an extremely attractive fresh and attractive binding. An especially attractive copy of this important work of 19th century literature. Thackeray used the novel&#146;s Napoleonic era and its setting within a worldly society to mirror the society of his own with great success. Though prior being well published as both a writer and illustrator, largely in Punch, this was Thackeray&#146;s first novel of significance. It cemented his position within the canon of 19th century writers and still remains his most famous and popular.

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        Catálogo de la Armería Real - Glosario compuesto de varias palabras cuya esplicación es necesaria para la inteligencia del catálogo que antecede Mandado formar por S.M. siendo Director General de Reales Caballerías, Armería y Yeguada el Excmo. Señor .

      Aguado Impresor De Cámara, Madrid 1849 - 1849. ., 1849. Aguado, Impresor de Cámara. Madrid. . 1 Vol. . XX + 198 pp. + H + 119 pp. + láminas (X). Catálogo de la Real Armería y glosario de vocabulario del mismo. Ilustrado con diez láminas fuera de texto con las marcas y contramarcas de armaduras, espadas, picas, lanzas, etc. 21x16 Cm [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Caprichos de la fortuna. Comedia en tres actos, original y en verso por ? Estrenada en la inauguración del Teatro del Real Palacio el 27 de Abril de 1849.

      Madrid, Imprenta de D. S. Omaña, 1849. - 8°, navy blue moiré, richly gilt, for the Spanish royal family, all edges gilt; slight wear, minor, skillful repairs at foot of spine and corners. ---- Spanish royal bindings are seldom found in moiré; this is a fine example.---- Not in Palau, which lists 28 titles for this author. NUC: CtY, OO, MH OCLC: Berkeley, UCLA, Yale, Harvard, UNC Chapel Hill. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      - Paulin et Le Chevalier ( v 1849 ) , in8 à l'italienne , percaline noire éditeur , motifs floraux estompés à froid sur les plats , titre et motif floral dorés sur le premier plat , 52 pp 103 gravures sur bois de Grandville illustrant des fables de Florian . Rousseurs marginales . Manque la toute dernière page de garde . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de ma Cathédrale de Poitiers

      Chez Tous Les Libraires, Derache, Poitiers et Paris 1849 - AUBER Abbé, Chanoine titulaire de Poitiers, Historiographe du diocèse, Président de la Société des Antiquaires de l'Ouest, Correspondant du Ministre de l'Instruction public pour les travaux historiques, Inspecteur des monuments de la Vienne pour la Société française Membre de l'Institut ds Provincs, de la Société des Antiquaires de Normandie, de celles de Picardie, de Morinie, etc.Histoire de la Cathédrale de Poitiers contenant la description de toutes les parties de l'édifice, les diverses périodes de sa construction, la théorie de ses vitraux peints, le symbolisme de ses sculptures, et des considérations générales sur l'art au Moyen-Âge avec des faits historiques qui s'y rattachent depuis son origine au IIIe siècle jusqu'à nos jours.2 fort volumes in-8 ( 240x150 mm ) demi basane fauve, dos lisse orné de filets dorés en place des nerfs, en tête et queue. Large guirlande dorée en queue. Titre et tomaison doré sur pièces de basane sombre. fers à froid dans les caissons.Ex-libris au tampon des Pères Rédemptoristes à Châteauroux.Ouvrage orné de 30 planches lithographiées avec soin sous les yeux de l'auteur.- Tome I. VII, 478 pages.Façade occidentale, planche dépliante en frontispice.Première partie : Origines. Cathédrale du IVe au XIe siècle. 1018 à 1023. examen d'une inscription de la voûte. 1023 à 1100. 1109 à 1162. Seconde partie : Henru II et Eléonore d'Aquitaine. Orientation. Côtés extérieurs Nord et Sud. Les deux tours. Façade. Portail de la Vièrge. Portail de saint-Pierre. Elévation générale de la façade, toiture. Troisième partie : détails généraux. Absides, nefs latérales. Modillons. onsidérations sur les modillons et leurs symbolisme. Apparei, Labyrinthe. Piliers, bases, châpitaux. Voûtes. verrières. Verrière de la fenêtre terminale. Vitraux des absidioles et du déambulatoire septentrional. Vitraux, croisillons. Intérieur de la tour septentrionale, et méridionale. Combles, clochetons du chevet. Sacristie des messes. Salle capitulaire. Des Cryptes. 10 planches dont certaines dépliantes reliées en fin d'ouvrage.Planches des vitraux avec explication au dos.- Tome II. 614 pages.1162 à 1199. 1202 à 1239. 1230 environ à 1241. etc. à 1830 à 1849. Revue des auteurs qui ont parlé de la Cathédrale de Poitiers.Table analytique et raisonnée des Matières.Planche XI en frontispice. Poitiers

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        The Illustrated Hand-Book a New Guide for Travelers [travellers] through the United States of America

      Sherman & Smith, New York 1849 - 234pp. 125 highly finished engravings and a large and accurate map hand coloured in outline. Containing a description of the states, cities, towns, villages, watering places, colleges etc.,etc.; with the railroad, stage, and steamboat routes, the distance from place to place, and the fares on the great travelling routes. G : in Good condition. Cover lightly rubbed soiled and bumped. Slight darkening to page ends. Stamps of previous owner on fep and base of title page. Pencil annotation on ffep. Rear fold out map G+ with small tear at fore edge of centre fold. Contents tight [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vues de Rome antique et moderne. Nouvelle Recueil de No. 60.

      o. O. (Paris), Pierre Datri, 1849 - Quer-Kl.8° (11 x 15.5 cm), o. P.: gest. Titelbl., 60 gest. Taf., Priv.-HLdr. d. Zt. m. gepunztem u. goldgepr. Rücken., Ecken u. Kanten etw. berieben, Bezugspapier im Bereich der Überlappung des Leders geschwärzt, Fleck in ob. Ecke der Vs., wenige Taf. min. stockfl. (davon 2 im Stich); durchgeh. breitrandige Stiche. Hübsche Veduten, gestochen von Domenico Pronti. Plattengrösse jew. ca. 5 x 7 cm. 1200 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Executive Dcuments of 1st Session 31st Congress 1849

      Printed for the House of Representatives, Washington 1849 - Original U. S. Government binding. Two leather title labels. Fading to the boards. Spine is darkened. This tome discusses the contents of Document 5. Many different topics. The main report is a report form the Secretary of War. Includes 4 multi foldout plates. Plate A - Organization of the Army of the United States, 1849. Plate B - General Return of the Army of the US. from the latest returns, corrected at the Adjutant-General's Office. Plate C - Position and Distribution of the Troops in the Eastern Division under the command of Brevet Major General John E. Wool. Plate D - Position and Distribution of the Troops in the Western Division under the command of Brevet Major General David E. Twiggs. Another report is from the Surgeon General with an accompanying multi foldout plate titles Annual Report of the Sick and Wounded of the Army of the United States for the Year Ending June 30, 1849. There is a Report from the Quartermaster General, Departments of Engineering and Ordnance . There is a detailed report of armaments and cannons of various European countries and 7 accompanying foldout plates. There is also a report from the Secretary of the Navy. Many more reports. 850 pages. 2 inches thick. Primary historical source material. RARE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rembrandt and His Works:

      David Bogue, 86 Fleet Street., London 1849 - Comprising a short account of his life; with a critical examination into his principles and practice of design, light, shade, and colour. Illustrated from the Etchings of Rembrandt. Quarto, vi, [2] 88pp. illustrated with tissue guarded etchings. Zaehnsdorf aniline gilt extra leather Binding [lightly marked] A.E.G. Scarce title, Fine Binding. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Clement Lorimer; or, The Book with the Iron Clasps. A Romance

      London: David Bogue, 1849 - A quick moving tale of poisons, murders, and a vendetta stretching across the centuries. A good read. Reach's experience as a crime reporter on the "Morning Chronicle" is evident in his characters of Mr. Spiffler, Mr. Trotter, Mr. Sharpe and Mr. O'Keene, investigative reporters for "The Flail". The first full length detective novel in England. Penzler: "The first bibliomystery and a rare book." Uncommon in the original cloth (CRUIKSHANK, GEORGE) First edition in book form, having appeared in six monthly parts. 8vo. Frontispiece and 11 plates by George Cruikshank. Original blue cloth, covers stamped in blind with gilt urn on upper cover, spine decorated and lettered in gilt, yellow endpapers, a variant binding from the usual green or maroon cloth. Some soiling and rubbing of cloth, light browning and spotting of text. Loose in binding. Good copy, much better than it sounds. Green cloth case. Block p. 194; Cohn 687; Hubin p. 339; Sadleir 1995; Wolff 5698; Penzler Bibliomysteries, p. 119 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Coffee Shop

      F. G. Moon, lithographed by Louis Haghe, London 1849 - Original tinted lithograph, Half folio (approximately 10 x 14 inches exclusive of margins). . . Excellent condition, conservatorially cleaned. Original colours, no modern additional colouring

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        Clement Lorimer; or, The Book with the Iron Clasps. A Romance

      London: David Bogue 1849, 1st Edition. (Hardcover) 3p.l.,280pp. Very good. Small Octavo rebound in full green calf binding, original cloth covers bound in with 12 engraved plates after illustrations by Cruickshank. Plates a bit trimmed else very nice copy..

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        The Working Man&#146;s Handbook to South Australia. With Advice to the Farmer, and Detailed Information for the Several Classes of Labourers and Artizans. [Bound with an edition of: MELVILLE, Herman. Omoo: a Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas.].

      London: John Murray Albermarle Street; Trelawney Saunders Charing Cross 1849 - 8vo. xii, 110 pp; title page of second work never bound in, otherwise iii-ix, [i], 242 pp. Contemporary half brown calf over marbled boards, spine with raised bands, gilt rules to compartments, gilt lettered black label, plain endpapers, armorial bookplate of William Edward Armstrong, New Hall to paste down, his ownership inscription reading "W E A MacDonnall" to head of title page of principal work. Folding map towards front of volume. Extremities rubbed, small tear confined to inner margin of map and small tear with loss to upper margin of contents leaf of second work, otherwise very good. From the preface to the first work: "The working man and small capitalist may here see at a glance whether the colony will suit his peculiar circumstances; and, if so, what wages he may expect, and what prospects lie before him." The work includes sections on occupations and trades, including farming and mining. Published the year after Wilkinson&#146;s other, more commonly available, work "South Australia. Its Advantages And Its Resources Being A Description Of That Colony .". The additional leaves of advertisements etc. mentioned by Ferguson never bound in.Omoo, an autobiographical and somewhat sensationalised novel, recounting a sailor&#146;s adventures on the South Seas. First published in 1847, the edition bound in here would appear to have been published by George Routledge & Co., printed by J. Billing of Woking. Ferguson, 5248.

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        FOUR MONTHS AMONG The GOLD-FINDERS In ALTA CALIFORNIA: Being the Diary of an Expedition from San Francisco to the Gold Districts.

      David Bogue, Fleet Street., London: 1849 - California gold district map as frontis. Once accepted as a bona fide California Gold Rush travelogue, we today know this work concocted by Vizetelly & David Bogue, who worked from legitimate accounts then available. Per Cowan, the entire 200+ page story written in the space of just 10 days. Slight lean. Fraint diagonal 'crack' across front board lower corner. Period pos to front paste-down. A VG copy. Original publisher's red cloth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to spine crown, and boards stamped in blind. Pale yellow eps. 8vo. 8" x 5". "Second Edition" (Cowan II, p. 75; Kurutz 653b; Howes V-134). xviii, 207, [1 (blank)] pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Chronicles and Characters of the Stock Exchange / by John Francis.

      London : Willoughby 1849 - Subject: Stock Exchange (London, England) - Studies. Speculation. Geography - England - London. Notes: Defoe - "The anatomy of Exchange Alley": p. [359]-383. Referenced by: OCLC 19788085. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 1 Kg. 386 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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