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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]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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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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        Carte des iles Seychelles d'apres le Capne. Owen.

      Depot general de la Marine c. 1849, Paris - Contains watermark "Archettes". Depth soundings are laid out around the islands. There is a small unit conversion chart in the lower left corner, and a seal for the "Depot General de la Marine" in the bottom right. , Size : 447x605 (mm), 17.60x23.82 (Inches), Hand Colored in Outline Two tears along left margin, professionally repaired. Some faint brown discoloration in right half of image. Otherwise very good.

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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'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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      Mainz. . 1849 - Three volumes bound in one. [8],120pp. plus five plates (including frontispiece); [4],153,[1]pp. plus frontispiece and colored folding map; [4],106pp. plus folding map. Original brown cloth, stamped in blind and gilt, expertly rebacked with original backstrip laid down. Scattered foxing. Paper restoration in upper margin of pp.1-2 in the first part, not affecting text. Overall, a very good copy. In a half morocco box. The second issue of Schmolder's work, the first having been published the previous year without the maps and one of the plates. Collations are otherwise identical, and it is possible that the same sheets were used. The author went overland from Missouri to California in 1843, and evidently worked with John Sutter on a scheme for colonization. This occupies the first part of the work, while the second is devoted to the Middle West, particularly Missouri and Texas, and the third to Iowa. Schmolder's advice to immigrants includes information regarding New Orleans as an entrance point. The map entitled "Die vereinigten Staaten von Nord- Amerika & Mexico." is entirely handcolored, with the states and territories differentiated. The large "Topographische Karte von Iowa" shows the region along the west bank of the Mississippi River. Streeter's copy contained a map of the West in the first part, but it is almost never found with the book. A very rare work, of great importance to Continental immigration. WHEAT GOLD RUSH 178. WAGNER-CAMP 155:2. CLARK III:407. STREETER SALE 3154. COWAN, p.572. HOWES S172, "b." KURUTZ 562b. WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI 636.

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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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        Map of Territory of Minnesota exhibiting the route of the expedition to the Red River of the North, in the summer of 1849

      U.S.A. 1849 - A foundation map for Minnesota from Pope's Report of an 'Exploration of the Territory of Minnesota' and based on Nicollet's earlier 'Map of the Hydrographical Basin of the Upper Mississippi River'. Pope has increased the coverage to include the Lake of the Woods and Canada (British Possessions), and added much new information on rivers and lakes. This is considered the first published map to show the newly formed territory by itself. Details Pope's route from Fort Snelling to the Red River and back. Proposed lines of railroad grants are noted. Terrific detail of hydrography and topography. Drawn by P.S Morawski. Ref: Karrow No.70659; Phillips (m)p.432. Bright, early impressions on sound paper., Size : 625x714 (mm), 24.625x28.125 (Inches), Hand Colored Very Good, laid down on acid free tissue paper for long term perservation

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      London Bradbury & Evans 1849 - A very early issuance. With the author’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’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’s first novel of significance. It cemented his position within the canon of 19th century writers and still remains his most famous and popular. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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      San Francisco: Printed at the Office of the Alta California, . 1849 - 19pp. Gathered signatures, with only a remnant of the stitching remaining. A few small holes in the titlepage, touching eight letters of text (mostly on the Proclamation printed on the verso). Text stained and soiled. Chip in lower margin of pp.5-8, touching two letters of text. Withal, a good copy, untrimmed. In a half morocco and cloth box. The rare first separate printing of California's first constitution. "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. The text of the constitution is complete. 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. One of the most important and difficult to obtain state constitutions, with the very rare three-page "Address" found in only a few copies. COWAN, p.140. SABIN 9998. WAGNER CALIFORNIA IMPRINTS 37. GREENWOOD 124. FAHEY 127. STREETER SALE 2553. EBERSTADT 112:63a. HOWELL 50:46. GRAFF 539. JONES 245. LIBROS CALIFORNIANOS (WAGNER & BLISS LISTS). AII (CALIFORNIA) 89.

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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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        Illustrated Hand-Book, a New Guide for Travellers through the United States of America

      Sherman & Smith, 1849, - SMITH, J. Calvin. The Illustrated Hand-Book, a New Guide for Travellers through the United States of America. Containing a description of the states, cities, towns, villages, watering places, colleges, etc., etc.; with the railroad, stage and steamboat routes, the distances from place to place, and the fares on the great travelling routes. Embellished with 125 highly finished engravings. Accompanied by a large and accurate map. NY: Sherman & Smith, 1849. Pp. (2), (2), (4), [7]-233, (1). Frontis with tissue guard. 16mo, brown cloth, in blind borders to front, in blind decoration to the rear board, decorative gilt embellishments and titles to front and spine. Includes large folded map (approx. 27"x22"), with coloured state lines. Some foxing to the endpapers, rear hinge just starting, remainder of sticker to the rear paste-down, gilt lettering to spine rubbed, ends chipped, rear corners well worn, cloth rubbed. The map, which is detached from the book, has two half-inch tears at the central fold, a 2"x.5" section missing along the left margin, slightly affecting western Nevada, one inch tear along the fold at the right-hand margin, partially affecting an insert map of New York, Boston and Albany, some minor browning to a few spots, else a very good map. Internally clean and tight. A nice copy. 2,350.00 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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’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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        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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        The Whale and His Captors, or, The Whaleman's Adventures, and the whale's biography as gathered on the homeward cruise of the "Commodore Preble." With engravings

      NY: Harper & Brothers 1849 - *The price of this item HAS BEEN reduced until Sunday, Oct. 10 as part of our October Abebooks Sale. Order now for best savings! the true first edition (1849), not noted in Sabin; xii, [1] (list of engravings), [1] (plate), [21]-314, [6] (ads) pp., frontis., plates within the text; original gilt & blind stamped brown cloth, spine & tips chipped, text foxed, fading contemporaneous inked line to front free endpaper, however overall very good. Photos available upon request.

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      Carey and Hart,, Philadelphia 1849 - CALIFORNIA; South America; Polynesia; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [Pacific Exploration]. William Maxwell Wood. Wandering Sketches Of People And Things In South America, Polynesia, California, And other Places Visited, during a Cruise on Board of the U. S. Ships Levant, Portsmouth, and Savannah. Phila: Carey and Hart, 1849. 12mo. X, [13]-386pp. Original gilt & blind-stamped cloth with Carey and Hart initials embossed on front board. 1st edition. Howes W646. Sabin 105083. Scattered very light foxing, light ink name on within Table of Contents page, old library bookplate front pastedown and pocket rear pastedown, faint blind seal on title page. Last copy auctioned according to AE was 1980.; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Modern mansion, showing the arabesque architecture of Cairo. August 1st, 1849.

      London. 1849 - Size: 50 x 35.5 cm. Very good condition. Unobtrusive blind stamp. Tinted lithograph with additional colour. Roberts was the first independent, professional British artist to travel so extensively in the Near East. His tour in 1838-9 produced 272 sketches, a panorama of Cairo and three full sketchbooks, enough material to "serve me for the rest of my life" (Roberts, eastern journal, 28 Jan 1839). Over the next decade he made "a series of intire new drawings" for the large coloured lithographs executed by Louis Haghe for The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia, which was originally published by subscription, 1842-9. No publication before this had presented so comprehensive a series of views of the monuments, landscape, and people of the Near East. "Robert's Holy Land was one of the most important and elaborate ventures of nineteenth-century publishing, and it was the apotheosis of the tinted lithograph" (Abbey, Travel). These lithographs were originally published in twenty parts, most parts containing six plates, the price for each part with coloured plates (the most expensive state) being 3 guineas. Sketches in Egypt and Nubia, from Drawings made on the Spot. 1846-9. Abbey, Travel, 272; Gay 2216; Ibrahim-Hilmy, II, p.176; Lipperheide 1591; Tooley (1954) 402.

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        pl. 68 Pyrola Umbellata

      Published in London in 1849 by William S. Orr &Co. This print is from the second edition. - 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 left margin.

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        Die Gallerinn auf der Rieggersburg. Historischer Roman mit Urkunden. 3 Tle. Zweite Auflage.

      Wien, C. Gerold & Sohn 1849.. 8°. XVIII(2) S. (Tit., Vorrede), 222(2), 531(1) S.; Tit., 278(2), 319(1) S.; Tit., 243(1), 292 S. Mit 2 lithogr. Portr. und 1 lithogr. Ansicht als Frontispiz sowie 12 lithogr. Tafeln und 2 wiederh. Textholzst. Halbleinenbde. d. Zt. m. goldgepr. Rü.titel und Deckelbezug aus Achat-Marmorpapier. Einbde. berieben u. an den Deckelkanten z.Tl. abgewetzt, Exlibris auf vord. Spiegel, im Text sauber aber tlw. stark braunfl., mehrere Ss. m. Knickspuren.. Goed.VII, 768; Wurzbach VII, 278. Titelauflage zur 1845 bei Leske in Darmstadt anonym erschienenen EA (vgl. dazu Goedeke). Umfaßt: Tl.1: Die Burgfrau und das Erbfräulein. / Tl.2: Die Huldigung und die Verschwörung. / Tl.3: Der Hexenprozeß. - Roman über die österreichische adlige Burgherrin und frühe Frauenrechtlerin Elisabeth Katharina Freifrau von Galler (um 1607-1672) genannt 'die Gallerin' oder 'die schlimme Liesl', die als eine der tatkräftigsten Frauen der steirischen Geschichte gilt. Verfasser ist der bedeutende österr. Orientalist und Diplomat Joseph von Hammer-Purgstall, der 1774 in Graz als Joseph von Hammer geboren wurde. Nachdem er nach dem Tod seines Freundes Graf Wenzel Johann Purgstall und dessen Sohnes von der aus Schottland stammenden Gräfin Jane Anne von Purgstall adoptiert wurde, die ihn als Erben von Schloss Hainfeld in der Steiermark einschließlich der dortigen Fideikommissherrschaft einsetzte, wurde er 1835 unter dem Namen von Hammer-Purgstall in den Freiherrnstand erhoben. Die zahlreichen Dokumente über die Gallerin, die durch diese Erbschaft in seinen Besitz kamen, dienten ihm als Material für den vorliegenden Roman.

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        The Emigrant Family: or, The Story of an Australian Settler. By the Author of Settlers and Convicts

      London, Smith, Elder and Co. 1849 - First Edition, first issue in the original cloth. A superb set. Ferguson, 5061. Miller/Macartney, p219. Three volumes. Green blind-stamped cloth, gilt lettering to spine, all edges uncut. A significant and scarce colonial novel. This rare novel provides the most realistic and comprehensive account of early colonial life in Australia. A valuable reference source for social historians, who have found in them informed and accurate comments on such features of the colonial scene as the convict system, the Aborigines, land reform, modes of transport, bushrangers, urban and outback life styles. The Emigrant Family, in spite of its length, is one of the major works of fiction of the period. (The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature, p346). Westleys & Co. of London binding ticket on rear pastedown. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Codice Mendieta: Documentos Franciscanos Siglos XVI y XVII

      2 volumes bound in one: xvi+280 pages; 280 pages. Octavo (9" x 5 3/4") bound in full leather with red and black labels on spine in gilt lettering. Nueva Coleccion de Documentos para la Historia de Mexico, volumes IV and V. From the library of George M Foster. Limited to 200 copies. 1st edition.The Codex Mendieta is a collection of documents and letters relating to the writings of Mendieta to his superiors in both the church and state. In volume two there is a discussion of the codex Tlatelolco. This is volumes IV and V of the five volume in the Neuva Coleccion de Documentos para la Historia de Mexico.Joaquín García Icazbalceta defined his primary role as "writing nothing new but gathering materials that others might do so." As a collector, bibliographer, and editor of historical and linguistic documents he received in his life-time and afterwards much well-derserved acclain for meticulously carrying out this important mission. His works have generally withstood the test of time, and are a modern point of departure for serious study of colonial Mexico. About 1849 Garcia Icazbalceta began to form a "Collection of Documents for the History of America," which eventually grew to 87 large volumes, each containing one or more copies of original manuscripts, some of the highest importance. Fortunately, after Garcia Icazbalceta's death his large manuscript collection and important library of 12,000 volumes remained relatively intact. The manuscript collection passed nearly complete by sale to the University of Texas Library in 1937.Condition:Two volumes wonderfully rebound in one volume else a very good to fine set of an extremely rare item.

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        Reizen en Ontdekkingstogten van Abel Jansz Tasman, van Lutkegast

      Groningen: A.L. Scholtens, 1849. Small slim octavo, three plates, a few spots but mostly excellent; in the original blue printed stiff wrappers a little discoloured, neatly rebacked to match. Tasman for young readers. Uncommon edition of the journals of Abel Tasman, here condensed and edited for use by younger readers. This copy is well preserved in the original printed wrappers and contains three skilfully printed lithographic plates. These depict Amsterdam Island, and also the first contact between Europeans and the Maori at "De Moordenaars-Baii" (Murderer's Bay, now renamed Golden Bay located at the northwest point of the South Island). Of special interest given Tasman's early Australian landfall is the bucolic scene of Tasmanian Aborigines, here depicted in a style reminiscent of the work of nineteenth-century French voyage illustrators such as Charles-Alexandre Lesueur and Louis de Sainson.

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        Reizen en Ontdekkingstogten van Abel Jansz Tasman, van Lutkegast?

      A.L. Scholtens, Groningen 1849 - Small slim octavo, three plates, a few spots but mostly excellent; in the original blue printed stiff wrappers a little discoloured, neatly rebacked to match. Tasman for young readers. Uncommon edition of the journals of Abel Tasman, here condensed and edited for use by younger readers. This copy is well preserved in the original printed wrappers and contains three skilfully printed lithographic plates. These depict Amsterdam Island, and also the first contact between Europeans and the Maori at "De Moordenaars-Baii" (Murderer's Bay, now renamed Golden Bay located at the northwest point of the South Island). Of special interest given Tasman's early Australian landfall is the bucolic scene of Tasmanian Aborigines, here depicted in a style reminiscent of the work of nineteenth-century French voyage illustrators such as Charles-Alexandre Lesueur and Louis de Sainson. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      "The Moorings," near Tarrytown, N.Y. 1849. - [2]; [3]pp. Quarto and octavo; both on folded sheets. Old fold lines. Bottom edge of second letter with some minor paper loss, affecting a few letters of text. Very minor soiling. Very good plus. Two letters written by Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry (1794-1858) to his nephew, James DeWolf Perry, concerning a political appointment James had asked his uncle to help him obtain. Both of the letters are accompanied by James Perry's retained drafts of the letters to which the Commodore is responding. In the first letter, dated Feb. 15th, Perry writes that he will do all he can to secure the position in question, but will have to wait until the new administration has settled in. He writes: "I will write to my friend and neighbour Col. Webb who is now in Washington; he remains there until after the inauguration; he is one of the leading and most influential Taylor men, and will doubtless be disposed to advocate your interest. There is one thing however that will be necessary to prove and that is your political position, in the state. I am no party man myself, having always abstained from voting excepting and only one instance many years ago to support a personal friend, but I feel assured that the offices will all be given to Whigs or those that profess to be of that party. You had therefore better inform me that I may so mention it in my letter to Col. Webb, whether you are a good and available Whig; otherwise I doubt whether you would have any chance of succeeding." It seems, however, that actions were not fast enough. In the second letter, dated April 7th, Perry writes to say that he has found that the requested appointments are already filled. "I duly rec'd your letter explaining your reasons for the course adopted by you with respect to your late application for an appointment when I was informed that you and [your cousin] Grant were desirous of obtaining certain offices. I readily undertook to render any poor service I could in furtherance of the object but on reaching Washington I at once found that the matter of appointments to office was so arranged as to throw nearly the whole power into the hands of the Congressional delegations, and that the offices which you and Grant desired were already disposed of." Matthew Perry had served in the Navy since before the War of 1812 and ably commanded the U.S. Naval force off the Mexican coast during the Mexican-American War. An expert on ordnance, his bombardment of the walls of Vera Cruz and his control of the coast made possible Winfield Scott's expedition to capture Mexico City. Perry would later gain lasting fame as commander of the fleet which opened Japan to the western world.

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        Schistes Albogularis (White-throated Wedge Bill)

      1849 - John Gould (1804-1881) An illustration from A Monograph of the Trochilidae, or Family of Hummingbirds First edition: London, 1849-61 (supplement printed 1880-87) Hand-colored lithographs with gum arabic metallic detail Framed size: 27 1/2” x 21” (silver leaf frame) John Gould was without question the most prolific ornithological artist of the 19th century, and the only one to rival John James Audubon in ambition and quality. The19th century was a time of intense fascination with discoveries in natural history, especially regarding knowledge of the wildlife of exotic lands. Gould shared the romantic enthusiasm of his time for such subjects, as well as the popular impulse to catalogue exotic wildlife. He combined his passion for natural history with outstanding scientific, artistic, and entrepreneurial talents. Drawing on these abilities, he embarked on a series of projects that would eventually make him the leading publisher of ornithological illustrations in Victorian Britain. Gould’s unparalleled career spanned five decades, and he produced a monumental series of books of birds throughout the world. From the time he took up taxidermy in his early teens, Gould was devoted to recording bird life, either as he observed it personally or as it was reported to him by other ornithologists. He procured the scientific information through extensive correspondence, travel, and field research. The preparatory drawings that he produced were passed on for completion to skilled illustrators, most notably his wife, Elizabeth, and Edward Lear. The plates which resulted from such partnerships were a splendid fusion of art and science, with a scope than remains unsurpassed. Stunning and at the same time highly accurate, Gould’s illustrations linked beauty to science, and science to beauty, in and an unprecedented manner. Of all his works, many of Gould’s best-known images come from this beautiful and comprehensive monograph on hummingbirds. One of his largest productions, the Hummingbirds was also the most painstaking, meticulously detailed project that the ornithologist attempted. In order to create accurate representations of the tiny, delicately beautiful birds, Gould invented a new method of coloring, using metallic pigments to reproduce the iridescence of their plumage. Most images also show at least one subject in flight to further accentuate the coloring of their feathers. The compositions generally show the birds in animated groupings of two or three, surrounded by foliage and landscapes. All of the hummingbirds are drawn to scale and are anatomically correct to the smallest detail, their brilliant coloring highlighted with gold and transparent luster. Most of the subjects in the book were taken from Gould’s personal collection of hummingbird specimens, a number of which he exhibited at the Zoological Gardens, Regent’s Park, during the Great Exhibition of 1851. Joining commerce with science, Gould also utilized the exhibition to display his method of metallic coloring (a shrewd move that worked to publicize his monograph). Gould’s exhibition was a major success, attracting more that 75,000 visitors and, very possibly, not a few of the 273 subscribers to A Monograph of the Trochilidae. These tiny, exuberantly colored birds captured the attention and affection of a vast number of European viewers. Gould’s Hummingbirds represents a splendid triumph of aesthetic sensitivity and scientific rigor.

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