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        ALBUM DELLA GUERRA DELL’INDIPENDENZA ITALIANA Al generoso popolo piemontese propugnatore dela libertà nazionale.

      (Torino) (Lit. Doyen) (1849). In-16 (mm. 175x240), album oblungo in percallina rigida coeva, pp. (2),48, incluso il bel frontespizio figurato, in litografia a colori, con la scritta in testa ?"La grande triade maggior del potere?". Il vol. è illustrato da 12 bellissime tavole, litografate e con coloritura a mano d?'epoca, su disegni del bresciano Castellini, che descrivono scene della guerra: ?"Presa del Ponte di Goito sul Mincio (1848) - Gli Austriaci abbandonano Goito (1848) - Ponte Visconteo sul Mincio fatto saltare da Napoleone nel 1796 / Castello Scaligero di Valleggio - Villaggio del Borghetto sul Mincio / Ponte saltato dagli Austriaci nell?'aprile 1848 - La chiesa di Mozambano - Mozambano veduto discendendo da Valeggio - La valle del Mincio discendendo da Volta a Nord - Dintorni di Goito, il 31 maggio 1848 - Volta veduta dalla strada per Goito - Catena di Cacciatori Tirolesi / Le nostre posizioni a Rivoli - Anche le rive dell?'Adige occupate dalle nostre truppe / La nostra artiglieria è diretta al punto dove i Cacciatori tentarono di discendere nella valle - Il Generale Alfonso della Marmora. L?'egregio pittore Cerutti. S.A. Duca di Genova?". Su ICCU risulta che è posseduto solo dalla ?"Biblioteca Reale di Torino?", con 11 tavv. Esempl. ben conservato, rarissimo.

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        Zoologia Typica, or Figures of New and Rare Mammals and Birds, Described in the Proceedings, or Exhibited in the Collections of the Zoological Society of London.

      Published by the Author, London 1849 - viii + seventy superb hand colored lithographs with relative descriptions. Brown half morocco, spine with raised bands, lettered in gold and stamped in blind. Illustrated title. Top edge gilt and others uncut. Some scuffings to the leather, small, old mend to the lower edge of the illustrated title not affecting the image. Uncommon. Apparently only 250 copies printed. ; Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lyrical Ballad Bookstore ABAA/ILAB]
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        Tjensteqvinnans son.

      - En själs utvecklingshistoria (1849-1867). Stockholm, Albert Bonniers Förlag 1886. 8:o. Originalupplaga. (4),261,(3 sista blank) s. Trådhäftad. Oskuren i tryckta originalomslag. 10 x 10 mm saknas främre omslag nedre hörn vid rygg samt 4 x 4 mm bakre omslag övre hörn vid rygg. En länsgående spricka i ryggen samt ytterligare en på 7 cm. Med: Ibid. Jäsningstider. En själs utvecklingshistoria (1867-1872). Stockholm, Albert Bonniers Förlag 1886. 8:o. Fjerde tusendet. (4),282,(2 sista blank) s. Trådhäftad. Oskuren och till stora delar ouppskuren i tryckta originalomslag. Förläggarstämpel på främre. Limmad längsgående spricka i ryggen, mindre bitar saknas. Med: Ibid. I Röda Rummet. En själs utvecklingshistoria (1872-1875). Stockholm. Albert Bonniers Förlag 1887. 8:o. Andra tusendet. (4),168,(2 sista blank) s. Trådhäftad. Oskuren i tryckta originalomslag. 42 mm spricka i ryggen. Med: Ibid. Författaren (1877-1887). Stockholm. Albert Bonniers Förlag 1909. 8:o. Originalupplagan. 176,(2 sista blank) s. Trådhäftad. Oskuren och ouppskuren i tryckta originalomslag. Med: Ibid. Han och hon (1875-1876). Stockholm. Albert Bonniers Förlag 1919. 8:o. Första upplagan. 237,(1 blank) s. Trådhäftad. Oskuren i tryckta originalomslag. Liten fläck främre omslag. 18,5 x 12 cm. Sista volymen 19,5 x 12,5 cm.[#\65860]

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        An Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour Round the Southern Coast of England

      London : M.A. Nattali 1849 - Quarto. viii, 202, 6 p., frontis, 48 pl., 84 engravings : ill. ; 32 cm. Bound in publishers brown cloth. Gilt lettering and tooling to spine and front board. Spine rebacked in brown cloth with original spine. AEG. Good binding and cover. Chipping and loss to head and tail of spine. Wear to extremities. Sunning to spine and extremities. Clean, unmarked pages. Scattered foxing. Ships daily. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gattungen einzelliger Algen physiologisch und systematisch bearbeitet.

      Schulthess,, Zürich, 1849 - Zürich, Schulthess, 1849. 25,3x21 cm. VIII, 139 S. Mit 8 handkolor. lithograph. Tafeln. Schlichter HLn.-Bd. der Zeit. Erstausgabe. - Kolorit der Zeit. - (Kanten etwas berieben. Stempel auf Titelblatt. Durchgehend etwas stockfleckig). - Selten. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LE JOURNAL POUR RIRE Journal d’images, journal comique, critique, satirique et moqueur. Un numéro tous les samedi.

      Paris, Aubert et C., 1849-1850. In folio gr. (mm. 603 x 433), mz. tela mod. Di questo affascinante settimanale satirico, diretto da Ch. Philipon (fondatore del ?"Chiarivari?", della ?"Caricature Politique?", ecc.), di pp. 4 cad. numero, interamente illustrato da vignette inc. su legno, offriamo le seguenti annate, complete in 52 numeri, ben conservate: - 1849 (dal n. 49 al n. 100) - 1850 (dal n. 101 al n. 152). Cad. annata.

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      [Salt Lake City. 1849].. Small printed paper slip, measuring about 2 x 3 3/4 inches. Overall condition is excellent. No serial number. Blanks not filled in, unsigned and unstamped. This small piece of paper money printed by the Mormon Church in Salt Lake City is an example of the earliest recorded printing done in Utah. Called a "Valley Note" by Alvin E. Rust, this form of paper currency was printed in several denominations, using a font of script type of the style used for calling cards. McMurtrie quotes a passage from a manuscript history of Brigham Young which describes the interesting circumstances under which this paper money was printed: "They had gold dust, but many refused to take it, as there was a waste in weighing it for exchange. To meet this want, we employed brother John Kay to coin the dust, but upon trial he broke all the crucibles and could not proceed. I then offered the gold dust back to the people, but they did not want it. I then told them we would issue paper till the gold dust could be coined. The Municipal Council agreed to have such a currency, and appointed myself and President Heber C. Kimball and bishop N.K. Whitney to issue it. The first bill, for one dollar, was issued on the first of this month [January 1849]. The bills were signed by Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, & Thomas Bullock, clerk." The copy in hand is not signed, stamped, or filled out. "It is definite enough that the first use of the press by the Mormon settlers was in January, 1849, for the production of paper currency. Furthermore, it is gratifyingly definite that the first printer was Brigham H. Young, with the perhaps unskilled aid of Thomas Bullock. Brigham H. Young at that time was a young man of about 25, the nephew of Brigham Young the governor and leader" - McMurtrie. Very rare. According to Rust, only 204 valley notes in the two-dollar denomination were issued without a serial number, "rare in unsigned condition." McMURTRIE, THE BEGINNINGS OF PRINTING IN UTAH, pp.13-20. Rust, MORMON AND UTAH COIN AND CURRENCY, pp.60-65. STREETER SALE 2285 (five pieces of currency). STREETER, AMERICANA BEGINNINGS 69 (ref). SAUNDERS, DESERET IMPRINTS 3.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        The Works of Quintus Horatius Flaccus, Illustrated Chiefly from the Remains of Ancient Art. With a Life by the Rev. Henry Hart Milman, Canon of St. Peter's, Rector of St. Margaret's, Westminster.

      John Murray, London 1849 - 490, xiv pp. Full green morocco, spine with five raised bands, lettered and decorated in gold, all edges gilt. Marbled endpapers, silk bookmark. With eight chromolithographs and ornaments by Owen Jones, and drawings from the antique by George Scharf. Very mild scattered foxing. A bright near fine copy. ; Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London: Smith, Elder, 1849. First edition. Hinges repaired with archival tissue, now quite sound and attractive. First edition. Quarto. viii, (iv), errata slip, 205p, 16p ads. Illustrated with 14 full-page plates drawn and etched by Ruskin. Bound by Riviere in full green crushed morocco, t.e.g., the spine with gilt titles and densely gilt panels, the covers with three fillet frames and cornerpieces, similar dentelles. Concerning Ruskin's influence on the Aesthetic Movement and the Pre-Raphaelites, "The Seven Lamps of Architecture, with [its] obsession with the function and aesthetics of architecture, over and beyond its history and practice, again proved a revolutionary success." Printing and the Mind of Man 315. Wise, 4.

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        Notes and Queries:

      1855 - London - George Bell 1849 - The first twelve volumes of Notes and Queries edited by W. J. Thoms. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering. This set runs from November 1849 through to December 1855Twelve Volumes bound as Six. Notes and Queries is a long-running quarterly scholarly journal that publishes short articles related to English language and literature, lexicography, history, and scholarly antiquarianism. Its emphasis is on the factual rather than the speculative. The journal has a long history, having been established in 1849 in London; it is now published by Oxford University Press. It was founded as an academic correspondence magazine, in which scholars and interested amateurs could exchange knowledge on literature and history. The format consisted of 'Notes' (miscellaneous findings of correspondents that they and the editors considered of interest to the readership), and 'Queries' (and responses to queries), which formed the bulk of the publication. William John Thoms, 1803 1885, was a British writer. Thoms's investigation of folklore and myth led to a later career of debunking longevity myths. Thoms was an antiquary and miscellaneous writer, for many years a clerk in the secretary's office of Chelsea Hospital. He was in 1845 appointed Clerk, and subsequently Deputy Librarian to the House of Lords. Thoms is credited with inventing the word folklore in an 1846 letter to the Athenaeum. He invented this compound word to replace the various other terms used at the time, including popular antiquities or popular literature. He was fond of the works of Jacob Grimm, which he considered remarkable. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm. The front inner hinge of volume 1 is strained. The inner hinges of volume 6 have failed. There is mild wear to the extremities, including mild bumping and rubbing. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright, with very slight browning to the page edges. and the very occasional spot, most prominent to the endpapers. Overall the condition is very good. [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.

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

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        British Wild Flowers.

      William S. Orr & Co., London 1849 - No date c.1849. Pp. xvi, 311. 60 hand-coloured litho plates. Original 1/2 morocco with cloth covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Spine faded, split on upper hinge but binding firm, occasional light foxing, but contents generally clean and bright. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        pl. 9 Clarkia Nulchella

      A wonderfully detailed hand-colored lithograph of a wild flower by Jane Webb Loudon (Mrs. Loudon) from her book "British Wildflowers" which was published in London in 1849 by William S. Orr &Co. This print is from the second edition and its overall dimensions are 8.5"x10.75". Jane Webb Loudon (1807-1857) was born in Birmingham, England into a well to do family, but was impoverished as a young woman after her father's financial decline and subsequent death. Loudon developed a simple formula for her botanical works, combining a brief text with charming illustrations, an arrangement that appealed to her audience. For each plant a brief botanical description was provided, including its common name in English, its order and genus. Some historical notes, and instructions regarding its cultivation' (An Oak Spring Flora p.326). Jane Loudon first began her series of popular botanical works in 1838 with the intention of alleviating the debt incurred by her husband, the renowned botanist, gardener, and horticultural writer John Loudon, whom she met after the publication of her best-selling novel The Mummy, Tales for the Twenty Second Century. Having had no prior training in botany, she first learned about horticulture after her marriage, when she assisted her husband with his Encyclopedia of Gardening (1834). Taking a less traditional and more generally accessible approach to the subject, Loudon published her first gardening book, Instructions in Gardening for Ladies, in 1838. She followed this up with a series of five linked titles that could also be viewed as separate works. The first work in the series was published in 1840 and was an immediate success, others followed in 1841, the present work in 1844 (second edition 1849) and the series was completed by two further works in 1846 and 1848.Overall this print is in very good condition with some foxing/staining and evidence of previous binding in right margin

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      Imp. del Seminario Pintoresco de la Ilustración. 1849. 1851. 1852., Madrid. - 3 Vols. Tres primeros años de publicación. Cada año, cosido pero sin encuadernación. El tomo de 1852 corte en últimas páginas. Ilstr. LIBRO EN ESPANOL

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      1849. Hardback. Fair/Poor. Illustrated by Sowerby, James & et al., . Fair condition with no wrapper. Three-quarter black leather binding. 94 hand-coloured plates. Volume XVI. Front board detached. Two thrids of backstrip missing, corners worn. Pencil annotation througout. Rear board almost detached. Some damp cricking of pages and a couple of light damp marks to pages. All plates present. [S]

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      Smith, Elder, London 1849 - First edition. Quarto. viii, (iv), errata slip, 205p, 16p ads. Illustrated with 14 full-page plates drawn and etched by Ruskin. Bound by Riviere in full green crushed morocco, t.e.g., the spine with gilt titles and densely gilt panels, the covers with three fillet frames and cornerpieces, similar dentelles. Concerning Ruskin's influence on the Aesthetic Movement and the Pre-Raphaelites, "The Seven Lamps of Architecture, with [its] obsession with the function and aesthetics of architecture, over and beyond its history and practice, again proved a revolutionary success." Printing and the Mind of Man 315.Wise, 4. Hinges repaired with archival tissue, now quite sound and attractive [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Erkenntnis und Heilung der Ohrenkrankheiten

      Berlin, 1849. Second Rev. & Enlarged Edition. Contemp. three quarter leather. A good copy; joints chafed; small inst. stamp on blank portion of the title; some spotting. 8vo., There are two large fldg. plates. A landmark in 19th century otology. Hirsch is effusive in his comments about Kramer and this book citing it as a work that established the subject. It is worth noting that this revised edition is virtually a new book. It is 400 pages longer than the first printing and completely revised. See G-M # 3367 citing the first edition.

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      [Washington. 1849].. Seven folding maps. Dbd. Very minor wear and foxing. Very good plus. In a blue cloth slipcase and chemise. Second issue of the first map "to show the Oregon Trail accurately" (Rumsey). One of the greatest monuments to the cartography of the American West. This issue of the Preuss map appeared in the Rockwell report, which provided a comprehensive overview of the travel routes between the Atlantic and Pacific coasts, overland as well as isthmian sea passages. Charles Preuss, born George Karl Ludwig Preuss in Höhscheid, Prussia in 1803, served as the cartographer on Fremont's first and second expeditions and drew all of the maps which accompany Fremont's reports. Preuss also produced the present masterful map of the Oregon Trail. It is drawn to a very detailed scale, ten miles to an inch, and in addition to providing accurate cartographical information about the whole of the 1,670 mile route between the Missouri and the Columbia rivers, the sheets combine to give a real feeling of the daily progress of the expedition (in 1842 and 1843, between June 10 and October 26) by including indicators of where and when each overnight camp was set, where each noon-day halt was called, and the total distance from the starting point of Westport Landing. Longitudinal and latitudinal coordinates are also given, as are daily "Meteorological Observations" and "Remarks," including notes on the availability of game, water, grazing, and the friendliness (or otherwise) of local Indian tribes. "More than any other persons, John Charles Fremont and Charles Preuss dominate the cartography of the American West during the three years before the gold rush...Owing to its rarity and to its long having stood in the shadow of the more widely known and distributed Fremont-Preuss map of 1845, Preuss' sectional map of 1846 has been insufficiently appreciated by students of Western history. In particular, those interested either in Fremont's travels in 1842-43 or the revolution of the transcontinental wagon roads will find that the map rewards close study" - Wheat. WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI 523 (1st ed). WAGNER-CAMP 115 (1st ed). STREETER SALE 3100 (1st ed). GRAFF 3360 (1st ed). RUMSEY 2773.001-.007 (1st ed).

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        Derrotero De Las Costas De Europa y Africa En El Mediterráneo

      Oliveres, Barcelona 1849 - Que comprende desde el Cabo de Creus hasta el Golfo de Kolokitia en la de Europa , y desde el Golfo de Bugía hasta el de los árabes en la de África por J.D.C segundo piloto particular é ilustrado con gran número de notas que espresan la posición geográfica, altura, alcance y demás circunstancias notables de los faros, fanales,que iluminan aquellas costas y entradas de sus puertos. encuadernación en plena piel (pasta española ) ,letras y florones dorados. Guardas con aguas . 22x16 Cms [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tales from Denmark. Tanslated by Charles Boner.,

      London, Grant and Griffith 1849. - 2nd. Ed. kl.-8°. ca. 400 nn. S. Mit 42 Textholzst. u. 8 lith. Tontaf. v. Franz v. POCCI. Ln. m. goldgeprägt. Rückentit. Kl. Randeinriß am Tit. Stellenw. leicht fleckig. Dreyer 205 - Die EA. erschien 1847.

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

      London : Willoughby, 1849, Hardback, First EditionFinely 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. ; 386 pages; Subject: Stock Exchange (London, England) - Studies. Speculation. Geography - England - London. Notes: Defoe - "The anatomy of Exchange Alley": p. [359]-383. Referenced by: OCLC 19788085.

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        The Seven Lamps of Architecture

      Smith, Elder, and Co., London 1849 - This unique edition with all the plates etched by Ruskin (Two bitten in Dijon during his honeymoon) is an extraordinary work of art. Ruskin says he will have all future authorized editions engraved by R.B. Cuff, but this edition with its mezzotint effects is special. (For the authorized Cuff edition, see item ID 98: Seven Lamps., New Edition. 1880.) This 1849 Ruskin work has had its spine rebound in leather; the embossed boards and edges are, apart from a little scuffing and some small spots, in good condition. There are two previous owner's names. Though there is slight browning on the edges of some of the pages, they do not affect the plates which are in fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Reply to a Pamphlet Printed at Glasgow, with the Approbation of Clergyman or Different Denominations, Entitled 'Remarks on Mormonism'

      Liverpool: R. James, Printer, [1849]. 16pp. Octavo [22 cm] One large uncut sheet. This work has not been sewn. Fine. First word, line 5 from bottom, p.1: 'pleted'. We are able to locate four institutional copies. Rare. According to Crawley "Orson's 'Reply to a Pamphlet' is largely a point-by-point response and for the most part avoids an exchange or of optics Epithets even as it comments on Paton's lapses in logic or misreadings of 'Divine Authority.' When Paton, for example, declares that "it is one of the established laws of optics, that no mortal eye can, by any possibility, see a spirit," Orson constrains himself to calling Paton sarcastically a "sage philosopher" and asks, "Will this very wise author be so kind as to inform the public by whom this 'law of optics' was discovered, and by what process of reason and demonstration it became an established law?" 'Reply to a Pamphlet' has more than a page in defense of the belief that the Aaronic Priesthood is everlasting and its reestablishment on earth is predicted in the scriptures, and more than four pages in support of the Mormon interpretation of Isiah 29, Ezekial 37, and Revelation 14:6. For a refutation of the Spaulding-Rigdon theory, it refers the reader to Parley Pratt's 'Reply to C.S, Bush' and John Taylor's 'Answer to Rev. Robert Heys.'" Crawley 408. Flake/Draper 6537.

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        A View of the Art of Colonization, With Present Reference to the British Empire

      London: John W. Parker, 1849. Octavo, uncut and partially unopened, recent boards with buckram backstrip. Uncut and partially unopened proof copy. Proof copy of Wakefield's major work elaborating the theory of systematic colonization. Both the title page, and drop-title of the text are inscribed 'Proofsheets Confidential' in a cursive hand.The book utilises the device of letters between a "statesman" and a "colonist". Wakefield proposes among other things the creation of a colony in New Zealand to be administered by the Church of England, thus disarming missionary opposition. In fact, the first emigrant ships left for the Canterbury settlement in 1850, and Wakefield himself left for New Zealand in 1853, eventually settling in Wellington. Bagnall notes that 'today, it is chiefly of interest as much for the autobiographical passages as for the oft-repeated theoretical concepts' (5818).From the collection of Dr. Robert Edwards, AO.

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        Bilder-Atlas zum Conversations-Lexikon - Ikonographische Encyklopädie der Wissenschaften und Künste - Fünfte Abteilung: Kriegswesen [ohne Tafeln] (Lexika),

      Brockhaus Verlag 1849 - 108 Seiten Brockhaus Verlag 1849, Dreiviertelleder-Ausgabe, Buchrücken und Buchecken in braunem Leder, Buchrücken mit sehr schönem Goldprägedruck mit rotem Leder unterlegt, Buchschnitt (Rundum-Gründschnitt) in sehr gutem Zustand, Seiten innen hell aber leicht Gebrauchs-/altersfleckig, Cover: braunmarmorierter Pappband abgegriffen, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, für sein Alter - über 150 Jahre alt - fast noch in sehr gutem Zustand, ohne Tafeln (intern. 25M/antiquarisch/braun rot braun/Leder/-2) Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550

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        The Strayed Reveller and other Poems. By A

      London: B. Fellowes, Ludgate Street; R. Clay, Printer, 1849 - With the contemporary inscription "William Stubbs ma/Vicar of Havestock/ His book 1853." 8vo. viii, 128 pp. Original dark-green blind-stamped straight grained cloth, with title lettered in gilt on spine. Almost a fine copy. Two bookplates. In green cloth slipcase and chemise. Hayward 256; Tinker 128; Smart 6- 'exceedingly scarce; it was withdrawn from circulation before many copies were sold'; Ashley I, p. 9. Exhibirted at the Grolier Club, 'This powerful rime,' 1975, no. 62 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Charlotte Elliot - Handwritten Poem - 1849

      - Double sided handwritten poem written and signed by Charlotte Elliot, Author of hymn "Just As I Am". Dated 1849 for a young girl whose favorite flower, the lily of the valley, is the theme of the poem. Unique, rare and lovely.

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        Traité signes de la mort et des moyens de prévenir les enterrements prématurés

      Paris: J.-B. Baillière. 1849. "First edition, 8vo, pp. [4], vi, 407; a few small illus. in the text; orig. brown printed wrappers; curled at edges and very slightly chipped, else very good. ""Ouvrage couronné par l'Institut de France."" An early work by the prolific French medical doctor."

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        City of Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee

      Egypt and Nubia; the Holy Land. 1842-1849 - Lithograph. Hand coloured. Size: 52 x 36 cm. Mounted size: 75 x 60.5 Fine condition.

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        Portrait of Sir Roderick Murchison with his Facsimile Signature]: Rod. I. Murchison.

      George Ransome, Ipswich 1849 - [Ipswich]: [George Ransome], [1849]. Lithograph on Indian paper ca. 33.5 x 24 cm (13.5 x 9.5 inches), with large margins, blind stamp of Ipswich Museum on the lower margin. T. H. Maguire 1849 [signed on stone lower right.]; M. & N. Hanhart, Lith. Printers. With some edge wear, otherwise a very good lithograph. Large lithographed portrait of noted geologist and geographer Sir Roderick Impey Murchison (1792-1871), shown with a hammer and eye-glass on a chord around his neck. "Murchison named and described the Silurian system and travelled extensively throughout Europe and Russia studying geological structures. He was one of the founders and a president of the Royal Geographical Society, director-general of the British Geological Survey and director of the Royal School of Mines and the Museum of Practical Geology" (Wikipedia). "Thomas Herbert Maguire was an English artist and engraver, noted for his portraits of prominent figures. The well-known series of 60 scientific portraits by Maguire was privately commissioned by George Ransome, F.L.S., of Ipswich, in connection with the foundation of the Ipswich Museum (Portraits of the Honorary Members of the Ipswich Museum. Portfolio of 60 lithographs by T.H. Maguire. George Ransome, Ipswich, 1846-1852). They were executed cumulatively between 1847 and 1852, as the Museum obtained fresh scientific sponsors. Some were made by the artist from life, and others from photographic portraits or (in the case of the Revd William Kirby) from an oil portrait. The exact total of this series is slightly above 60 because some (e.g. Edwin Lankester) were re-drawn. Copies of the lithographs were given to subscribing members of the Museum, and a bound portfolio copy of the series was presented by Professor J.S. Henslow to H.R.H. Prince Albert when he inspected the Museum on the occasion of the 1851 Ipswich Congress of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. George Ransome resigned his position as founding Secretary of the Museum in 1852 and the cumulative series was then discontinued" (Wikipedia).

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      Moskva (Moscow), 1849 - Contemporary quarter calf w. marbled boards. Very good. 432 pp. Part 1 (of 2). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die ewige Fackel. Ein Oppositions-Blatt. Angezündet im Januar 1849. Sowie: Die ewige Lampe, N°. 11, Berlin im Mai 1850. Politisch-satyrisches Oppositionsblatt.

      -,, Berlin, 1849 - 2 Hefte. Berlin, -, 1849 - 1850. 8, 8 S. OBrosch. Stockfleckig, Randläsuren, Gbrsp., "Lampe": Seiten unaufgeschnitten. - "Die ewige Lampe" war wohl eine der ersten Berliner Revolutionsblätter und wurde anfangs von dem Kneipier Siechen des gleichnamigen Bierhauses herausgegeben, der die Herausgabe dann an A. Mueller abtrat. "Eine dieser ersten Witzblätter . welche ihren Namen nach ihrem Geburtsort in der Neumannsgasse erhielt. An der Redaktion waren mehrere . betheiligt, zuweilen soll sogar eine ganze Gesellschaft in der Bierstube mitgearbeitet haben . Dieses Blatt, welches zwanglos erschien, und fast ausschließlich durch den fliegenden Buchhandel verbreitet wurde, zeigt sich in der Zeit der Unfreiheit . über die kleinen Miseren des öffentlichen Lebens ausgesprochen hatte, sich auch mit der strengsten politischen Färbung gebahren können . Die Redaktion erregte, wie die der Zeitungshalle, den Zorn der Rückschrittspartei, gedungener Pöbel drang in das Lokal in der Neumannsgasse und die Angegriffenen suchten in der Küche ein rettendes Incognito ." (Zitat nach Springer, Berlin's Straßen etc. 1848). - Hier zwei Originalflugblätter. Deutsch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Lucretia Rudolph?s signed schoolbook, ?Xenophon?s Anabasis? in Greek, with notations in Greek and English by her and James ? both read and spoke Greek. James Garfield's signature on clipped paper laid in to book

      Chester/Hiram, Ohio, 1849- "The first Presidential memorial library, completed at the Lawnfield estate in Ohio by the widow of James Garfield four years after his assassination, houses almost 3,000 books that were used and treasured by the 20th president. Books were a scarce commodity to young James, who lost his father before the age of two, and was raised by his mother who struggled to maintain a humble existence. Both James Garfield and his wife Lucretia were voracious readers and amassed a large collection of books. Some twenty years ago, several dozen of his books were de-accessioned, and one of these books is described below: Book ?Xenophon?s Anabasis? in Greek with notes in English by C. Anthon, 632 pages, 4.5? x 7.5?. New York: 1847. Signed on the first blank flyleaf ?Lucretia Rudolph.? Tears at left edge of flyleaf. Affixed opposite this page, inside the front cover, is a 2.75? x 1.5? label imprinted ?Inter Folia Fructus / Library of / James A. Garfield.? Bound in leather. Gilt lettering on label on spine. Bumped corners. Some pages foxed and soiled; one section of text block loose. Boards and spine professionally restored to good condition. Signature, ""J A Garfield MC"", on paper cut to 3.5"" X 1.25"", laid in to book. From ?In 1849, Garfield?s mother persuaded him to enter Geauga Academy in Chester, Ohio, which was about ten miles from his home. During his vacations he learned and practiced carpentry and helped at harvest, he taught and did anything and everything to get money to pay for his schooling. After his first term, he needed no aid from home, he had reached the point were he was self-sufficient. While at Chester, he met a Miss Lucretia Rudolph, his future wife. He was attracted at first by her interest in the same intellectual pursuits, and he quickly discovered sympathy in other tastes and a congeniality of disposition, which paved the way for the one great love of his life.? The ?Anabasis? is the account made by Xenophon of the retreat of the Greek troops that had tried to help Cyrus against Artaxerxes. Following an eight page biography of Xenophon in English, preceding the text in Greek, is a fold-out 11? x 7.5? ?Map to illustrate the Expedition of Cyrus, and the retreat of the Ten Thousand Greeks. Compiled from authentic Documents, By W. Francis Ainsworth? and a 7.5? x 4.5? ?Plan of the Battle of Cunaxa, according to M. de la Luzerne,? each with a tear at lower blank corner. There are notations in pencil in Greek and English in this book, by Lucretia and James. There was a class taught at Geauga in Xenophon?s Anabasis attended by Lucretia and James, although possibly not at the same time. This book was used by Lucretia and possibly by James. It was undoubtedly read by both. J.N. Bundy writes in ?The Nation?s Hero: In Memoriam. The Life of James Abram Garfield? by J.M. Bundy (New York: A.S. Barnes & Co., 1881) about Lucretia and James: ?The acquaintance begun at Chester, many years previous, when both were students at the Geauga Seminary, had ripened into congenial companionship in the studies and reading pursued together at Hiram, where he found her living near the Institute. She became Garfield?s pupil, some time afterward, and recited to him in Latin, Greek, and geometry, as well as in some other branches of study. She was a remarkably fine scholar, with keen perceptions, quick intuitions, and high ambitions. She sympathized with all of Garfield?s strenuous struggles for a college education. She was his complement and better self. Their union was inevitable, and they were engaged in 1854, just as Garfield was about to set out for Williams.? On November 11, 1858, James A. Garfield and Lucretia Rudolph were married."

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        ALS ("Durieu").

      Paris, 19. I. 1849. - Oblong 8vo. 1 p. To a lady: "J'ai l'honneur de vous adresser deux cartes pour la séance de demain [.]". - Jean Durieu was a founder member of the world's first photographic society, the "Sociéte francaise de photographie". During the mid-1850s he and Eugène Delacroix accomplished a series of male and female nude portraits. - With small traces of mounting and small restored tear to edge.

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        Die Katastrophe in Ungarn. Originalbericht.

      Leipzig, Otto Wigand, 1849.. 42, (6) SS. Späterer Halblederband im Stil der Zeit. 8vo.. Erstausgabe von Kossuths "politischem Testament" aus der Gefangenschaft in Widdin. Nachdem die Lage für den ungarischen Staatsmann Kossuth (1802-94), das Haupt der ungarischen Revolution in den Jahren 1848 und 1849, aussichtslos wurde, dankte er in der Nacht vom 10. zum 11. August 1849 ab und "wandte sich mit einigen Anhängern der türkischen Grenze zu, welche er am 17. August überschritt. Seine Absicht, nach England zu fliehen, wurde vorderhand vereitelt, weil er erkannt und angehalten wurde" (Wurzbach XIII, 8ff.). - Friedländer 258. Hirschberg 276.

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        Manuscript medical daybook / ledger

      Northumberland County, PA, 1849-62. <p>Robin, Joseph Craven (1806-93). Manuscript medical daybook / ledger. Approx. 260pp., 19 or 20 pages pasted with clippings (primarily poetry). Northumberland County, PA, 1849-62. 328 x 203 mm. Original reverse calf stamped in black, worn. A few leaves in front loose, light toning and spotting, but a very good example.</p><p>Medical ledger and daybook of Dr. Joseph Craven Robin, the first physician to locate and practice in Elysburg, Pennsylvania. "He first read medicine with his brother William at Sunbury, completing his professional preparation at the University of Pennsylvania, and in 1828 began practice at Sunbury. The following year he removed to Elysburg, at which point he was the first physician to locate permanently, and he was in active practice there for forty-two years, his field covering all the eastern part of Northumberland County and the adjoining portions of Montour, Columbia and Schuylkill counties. He was of the old &#39;saddle-bag&#39; doctors, and in spite of the hardships of a physician&#39;s life in his day survived all his fellow practitioners who were in practice at the time his career began, living to the advanced age of eighty-seven years. He retired from active professional labors about 1870" (Floyd&#39;s Northumberland County Genealogy).</p><p.Robins apparently shared his practice with another physician, Dr. S. C. Rotherwell (also spelled Roaderwell). His ledger records patient names, charges due and payments made, and the trades of several of his patients (e.g. mason, tinner, tanner, miller, blacksmith). Robins was apparently a lover of sentimental verse, as he pasted dozens of examples cut from newspapers and magazines into his ledger. One of the first few leaves has a large printed image of a hymnbook pasted to it (obscuring some earlier manuscript entries); the following pages have tipped-on cuttings illustrating a train wreck. "Floyd&#39;s Northumberland County Genealogy Pages 611 Thru 634." USGenWeb Archives - Census Wills Deeds Genealogy. Web. 26 Jan. 2012.</p>

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        Die Paragenesis der Mineralien. Mineralogisch, geognostisch und chemisch beleuchtet, mit besonderer Rücksicht auf Bergbau

      J. G. Engelhardt, Freiberg 1849 - First edition, 8vo, pp. [10], 276; 14 engraved figures on one folding plate; half brown cloth over marbled paper-covered boards, sensitively rebacked with original spine laid, some wear to extremities and light foxing throughout, including the plate.Johan Friederich August Breithaupt (1791&#150;1873) was an influential German mineralogist who discovered more than 40 minerals and was among the first to study pseudomorphs. "Breithaupt's greatest contribution by far to mineralogy and to the study of ore deposits was his little book, Die Paragenesis der Mineralien. Although others had noticed that there is some regularity in the association of different minerals, he was the first to make a comprehensive study of such minerals. The importance of his work in this field was immediately recognized" (DSB) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      West Brookfield: O.S. Cooke & Co., 1849. Octavo, a wonderful copy in original printed wrappers. Rare first edition of a radical American utopian tract.Greene (1818-1878) was a prominent American theorist and Unitarian minister, who published prolifically on the question of government and banking, as well as producing more esoteric works on the kabbala, transcendentalism and suffrage. His long-held beliefs regarding the importance of the individual and ownership of labour, led to his postulation of the urgent necessity for a community of equals providing non-competitive support for each other. This reinstatement of private property is an explicit rejection of Socialism, which he labels in this work &#39;the only political system which presents no good points.&#39;Instead, he calls for a profoundly American apotheosis of the republican ideal: &#39;Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: this is the mystical triangle which ought to be inscribed on the colors of every republic.&#39; Only the presence of all three of these ideals, each tempering and moderating the others, can allow for the creation of the ideal Constitutional Democratic Republic. The tract concludes with an axiomatic statement about Greene&#39;s political theory, and its foundational positioning of the explicit rejection of Socialism: &#39;An organisation of Society which renders a man dependent upon his neighbours, upon public opinion - which, in a word, renders him subservient to his accidents, instead of supreme over them - is destructive to individualism, and is, therefore, profoundly immoral.&#39;.

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      Edition : PARIS, RENARD - MARTINET, 1849 - Les deux tomes sont reliés ensemble - Tome 2 : Zoologie, Reptiles, Poissons et Insectes - 93 planches - Tome 3 : Zoologie : Myriapodes, Arachnides, Crustacés, Cirrhipèdes, Vers, Mollusques et Zoophytes - Botanique : Plantes Acotyléconées, Monocotylédonées, Dicotylédonées - 83 planches - Les planches finement gravées en noir et blanc, en général sous serpentes, ne sont pas colorisées - Demi-reliure cuir vert, plats marbrés - Le dos est défectueux, avec manque important en coiffe de pied - La reliure est solide, les planches sont en bon état de fraicheur, malgré quelques rousseurs localisées aux serpentes - Bonne édition de 1849 22 p., 93 pl., 27 p., 83 pl., relié, 24 cm, in-8. Etat moyen [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Boston, Cambridge, New York, Philadelphia & London: James Munroe and Company [et al], 1849.. [6],[7]-413.[3]pp. Publisher&#39;s brown cloth ruled in blind, lettered in gilt. Neatly rebacked, with original backstrip laid down (with loss of 1 cm at crown of spine and 5 mm at toe), edges and foretips worn, bookplate and extensive pencil notes on pastedown and free endsheet, small snag to top of free endsheet at gutter; a good, sound copy, internally very good and fresh. Half morocco slipcase (a bit rubbed) and chemise. First edition, first issue, of Thoreau&#39;s first book, in the trade binding (BAL&#39;s binding A). Thoreau paid for its publication in an edition of 1000 copies, of which 706 copies (bound and in sheets) reverted to the author after dismal sales. Eventually, in 1862, Ticknor and Fields acquired the remainder of bound and unbound copies, and 500 copies were equipped with a cancel title- leaf, constituting the second issue. Pages 271 and 412 bear pencil notes by a former owner (Francis Wilson) about the textual errors on those pages. The chemise is just a trace too tight due to the rebacking job. BORST A1.1.A1. BAL 20104.

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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

      London: Printed for the Author: Sold by John Mason 1849, 1st Edition. () xi,498pp. Very good. 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..

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        History of Europe, from the commencement of the French Revolution to the Restoration of the Bourbons in 1815.

      Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1849. - 14 volumes; 8vo. (22 x 65 cm). Contemporary full brown diced calf, black and tan title labels, gilt raised bands to blind tooled spines, marbled end papers and edge. With engraved portraits. Light general rubbing. A splendid set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Paris moderne ou choix de maisons construites dans les nouveaux quartiers de la capitale et dans ses environs

      Liége: D. Avanzo et, 1849. Prima edizione (First Edition). ril mezza pelle (half-leather binding). Molto buono (Very Good). 4to. Levées et Dessinées par Normand fils Membre de la Société libre des Beaux Arts. Première partie: avec 159 planches. Deuxième partie: Contenant, outre les Maison, des Edifices d&#39;utilité publique de second ordre, tels que Marchés, Fontaines, Bains Ecoles, Théatres, Bazars, etc. etc. Avec 159 planches. Troisième partie: Levées et dessinées par G. E. Lemonnier de la croix, Architecte Inspecteur des travaux publics et L. Normand ainé Membre de la Société libre des Beaux Arts. Contenant les Plans généraux des habitations, ainsi que des Jardins de différens genres, renfermant Fontaines, Kiosques, Serres chaudes, Décorations rustiques, etc. Avec 160 planches Bella rilegatura in mezza pelle, con titolo, autore e fregi in oro al dorso Buono stato di conservazione. Alcune pagine presentano leggere bruniture che tuttavia non compromettono la visibilità delle tavole

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