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        Shirley: A Tale [in 3 volumes]

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

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        Poor Laws Union 1850 Vol. XXVI]

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

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Bad Ems, 4. IX. 1849. - 4 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. An den Leipziger Verleger Hermann Härtel (1803-75), geschrieben während eines Kuraufenthalts in Bad Ems. Nach dem vergeblichen Versuch, Chopin für sich als Ehemann zu gewinnen, beendete Lind 1849 ihre Opernkarriere. Offenbar ist sie danach erst einmal auf Kur gegangen, zunächst nach Schlangenbad, wie sie schreibt, dann sei sie für "5 Wochen in Ems gewesen" und beabsichtige nun, nach Meran weiterzureisen. Bei Härtel, dessen Schreiben sie "durch Mme Mendelssohn Bartholdy" erreicht habe, bedankt sie sich für ein zugesandtes Goethe-Porträt. "Sie haben wohl recht geehrter Herr Doktor da Sie vermuthen daß es eine Freude für mich war die Mme Mendelssohn zu sehen! - es sind sehr wenige Wesen auf der Welt zu welchen ich mich so hingezogen fühle als gerade zu ihr, und niemals werde ich den Genuß vergessen die Wittwe unseres unsterblichen 'Felix' so lieben und achten zu können und zu gleicher Zeit dem Himmel danken daß Er, der reinste Mensch den ich jemals getroffen - gerade die Einzige Frau gefunden, die recht würdig war, ein solches Wesen durch's kurze Leben zu begleiten!" - Jenny Lind verband mit Mendelssohn Bartholdy eine innige Freundschaft, vielleicht sogar Liebesbeziehung. Liest man diese Briefe an Härtel, wird in jedem Fall deutlich, daß es sich bei Lind um mehr als nur einfache Zuneigung gehandelt haben muß.

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        Von den Namen der Vasenbildner in Beziehung zu ihren bildlichen Darstellungen. Mit acht und fünfzig Bildwerken auf neun und Hälfte farbigen Erläuterungstafeln.

      Berlin, Druckerei der Königl. Akademie der Wissenschaften 1849 - in-4 carré, [2]-46-17-25 pp., avec 9 planches hors-texte (dont 4 en couleurs), demi-veau blond, dos lisse cloisonné en long, pièce de titre noire en long, tranches mouchetées (reliure de l'époque). Rousseurs. Bon exemplaire. Contient les deux études complémentaires (en pagination séparée, mais faisant partie de la notice) : Die Vasenmaler Euthymides und Euphronios - Die Vasenbildner Panphaios. Le Silésien Theodor Sigismund Panofka (1800-1858) est connu comme le premier érudit à avoir entrepris une étude systématique de la poterie grecque antique, en dépit de jugements parfois hâtifs : ayant effectué le voyage de Rome dès 1823, à la suite de ses études à l'Université de Berlin, il y fonda dès 1824 le groupe dit des "Hyperboréens" (Hyperboreisch-römische Gesellschaft), avec le peintre Otto Magnus von Stackerlberg, l'historien Eduard Gerhard et le collectionneur August Kestner. Tous devaient s'illustrer dans la connaissance de l'Antiquité classique. Envoi autographe de l'auteur au duc de Luynes sur les premières gardes, Un seul exemplaire au CCF (BnF). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Festgesang". Autograph musical manuscript signed.

      Graz, June 1849. - Oblong folio. Title, 6 numbered pp. on folded sheets. Ink on paper. Sewn. Song for Soprano and Alto with piano accompaniment ("Hör, o Würdigster, der Kinder Dankeswort"), entitled "Festgesang für 2 Singstimmen mit Begleitung des Pianoforte componirt von Anselm Hüttenbrenner mpr. Grätz 1849" (above the notes: "Worte u. Musik von Anselm Hüttenbrenner mpr., im Juni 1849"). From Hüttenbrenner's late period, when he had already retreated from the Steiermärkischer Musikverein to his Rosenegg estate near Graz. "After his wife's death in 1848, he gradually sank into the habits of a recluse [.] His compositions include operas, sacred and secular vocal music, symphonies, overtures, chamber music, keyboard music and solo songs; few of his works were published, though most survive in MS. Many of his songs are melodious and have accompaniments that reflect the text; they appear to have been modelled on Beethoven's songs, rather than those of Schubert" (New Grove VIII, 829). - Traces of vertical folds. Collector's acquisition notes (dated 6 Dec. 1880) on verso of final leaf; title stamped by the Graz organist and Mozart scholar Ludwig Carl Seydler (cf. ÖBL XII, 207): "Lud. C. Seydler in Graz / Domorganist".

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        Impresiones de un Viage de Mexico a Washington en Octubre y Noviembre de 1848

      Nueva-York: Impr. de W.G. Stewart, 1849. Very Good. First edition. Printed orange glazed wrappers. 54pp. Age toning on wrappers, small nicks and tears, a very good copy. Rosa was an advocate for peace after the Mexican-American War, and as the Mexican Minister for Relations, helped to insure that Mexico would abide by the Treaty of Guadalupe. Sabin 39065.

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        Autograph note signed; "Uhland," June 25, 1849

      - Single leaf, approx. 6-1/2 X 3-1/2 in. written on one side; ink notation in another hand on the other side. Note on which Uhland orders a volume of "Geistliche Lieder" from a bookseller in Nördlingen. Ludwig Uhland (1787-1862) set aside his early poetical inclinations to pursue a career in liberal politics and scholarship. A member of the Frankfurter Nationalversammlung following the revolutions of 1848, he would become a professor at Tübingen, where he helped establish the field of modern German literary studies. Folded twice, few smudges and faint spots. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Gedenkstätte Heldenberg ('Radetzkys Ruhestätte zu Wetzdorf. Gedenkblatt der ruhmvollen k.k. östreichischen Armee in Ehrfurcht gewidmet von Lepie sc.').

      - getönte Lithographie v. Jankowsky n. Lepie, n. 1849, 39,5 x 52,5 Nicht bei Nebehay-Wagner, Bibliographie Altösterreichischer Ansichtenwerke! - Zeigt die 1849 von Joseph Pargfrieder in seinem Schlosspark bei Kleinwetzdorf errichtete Gedenkstätte.

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        Gesamtansicht von einer Anhöhe mit Blick ins Ahrtal ('Altenahr').

      - kol. Lithographie v. John David Glennie (sig. IDG) aus Views of the Continent b. Hullmandel & Walton in London, 1849, 25 x 33,5 (Schmitt, Die illustrierten Rhein-Beschreibungen, 87, 2)

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        Diario del viage explorador de las corbetas españolas "Descubierta" y "Atrevida" en los años de 1789 à 1794.

      [Montevideo:] Ejercito,, 1849. Octavo in quarter sheets (205 x 145 mm). Contemporary marbled boards, rebacked in brown morocco, dark red morocco corners, edges sprinkled blue. Decorative floral border throughout. From the collection of Kenneth Back, meteorologist with the British Antarctic Survey from 1963 to 2002 and recipient of the distinguished Fuchs Medal in 1979 and the Polar Medal the following year, with his bibliographical notes laid in. Extremities very lightly rubbed, a few small marks towards top edges of boards (perhaps from varnish), text-block toned as usual, sigs. 45-55 browned, light spotting to contents pages and very occasionally to text, very short closed tear to gutter of front free endpaper, upper outer corner of sig. 13 eroded, sigs. 29[a] and [b] transposed, small spill-burns causing minute holes to fore margin of sig. 52, and to lower margins of sigs. 84-5, the text never affected, faint creasing to lower outer corners of sigs. 64-7, sig. 85 shaved at head, partially cropping pagination. Overall a very good copy of a fragile publication. First and only edition of the first published account of "Spain's greatest scientific voyage of exploration to the South Seas in the eighteenth century" (Hill). Rare: 20 copies in libraries world-wide (none in the United Kingdom) but just a handful of copies traced at auction. Lada-Mocarski considered that "[Viana's] diary is of immense value. It is the only full and detailed printed account of Malaspina's voyage from California to Alaska by one of the participants". The author was an ensign on the expedition and later settled in Uruguay, where his account was printed on the travelling press of the army besieging Montevideo during the war between Argentina and Uruguay, which partially explains its great scarcity today. Setting out in 1789 and returning to Cadiz five years later, Italian-born Alessandro Malaspina, accompanied by Bustamente y Guerra, sailed throughout the Pacific, exploring and mapping much of the west coast of the Americas from Cape Horn to the Gulf of Alaska, then across to the Philippines, with stops in Australia and New Zealand. While the Malaspina expedition was planned as the Spanish answer to Cook and La Pérouse, the ill-advised involvement of the commander in a court intrigue once back in Madrid led to his imprisonment and the complete suppression of the planned official account, including its scientific results. "The results of his expedition, which included sixty crates of specimens for the Madrid Museum, were lost in the archives and not fully investigated for another eighty years, when Pedro de Novo y Colson published an edited version of his journal … A comprehensive edition of Malaspina's journal did not appear until 1990" (Howgego). Viana's account is also of considerable Australian importance. The Spanish visit to Port Jackson came only five years after the foundation of the colony and caused considerable interest in Sydney: Collins, for example, gives an extended account of their visit. One expedition member wrote to Sir Joseph Banks of "the very extraordinary humanity and kindness with which the English in their new Colony welcomed us" and while there the scientists made good use of their time. The artists also made a very fine series of drawings at Port Jackson, a valuable record of the state of the colony and including the only known depictions of convicts at that period. Viana's extended account of Sydney at this crucial time is one of very few published (and unpublished) accounts of the infant colony by an independent eyewitness. The Port Jackson section occupies pp. 258–66 here. It was not republished until 1967 when a small edition of the section on Port Jackson was published by the Australian Documentary Facsimile Society.

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        Clement Lorimer; Or, The Book with the Iron Clasps / A Romance (SIGNED)

      David Bogue, London 1849 - First edition in book form, having earlier appeared in six monthly parts. Frontispiece and 11 plates by George Cruikshank, all firmly in place. In original stamped cloth with gilt devices still visible to front and spine, with original canary endpapers. (Several early booksellers' catalog entries for this title have been tipped to blank recto of the frontispiece, though they describe "uncut" copies, which this is not.) Minor chips to head and heel of spine. Some of the mull showing at the front internal hinge. Glued to the yellow FFE is a slip of paper reading "With the compliments of / Angus B. Reach," and apparently dated 1849. (It can't be 1869; Reach, born 1821, died following a cerebral hemorrhage in 1856.) We are not usually enamored of these "glued-in autographs," where someone has clipped the author's name from a canceled bank check, or whatever. At least, in this case, "with the compliments of" would tend to indicate the signature is clipped from the conveyance letter of an actual presentation copy. A tale of poisons, murders, a rigged Derby, and a vendetta stretching across the centuries, centered on a cursed book and thus sometimes referred to as England's first bibliomystery (though in fact no bookish lore is required to solve the case.) Author Reach's experience as a court reporter and subsequently investigative reporter for the Morning Chronicle is evident in his characters of Spiffler, Trotter, Sharpe and O'Keene, all investigative reporters for "The Flail." The first full length detective novel in England -- Otto Penzler calls it "the first bibliomystery and a rare book." Uncommon in the original cloth, especially with author signature. 280 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Salzburg] - Konvolut zur Salzburger Liedertafel.

      Orig. Lithographie sowie Orig. aquarellierte Tuschzeichnungen. Bestehend aus Orig. Tuschzeichnungen: Entwurf zu einem Banner für den Salzburger Sängerbund (Blatt 19,5 x 12cm), Die Salzburger Liedertafel - Entwurf eines Briefkopfes (Blatt 14,4 x 21,6 cm), "Die Flögelwart von Saltzburg"-Widmungsgedicht 17zeilige (Blatt 23,7 x13,2 cm), Erinnerungsblatt (Blatt 34,2 x 25,3 cm). Sowie Orig. Lithographien, tlw. bronziert bzw. farbig gefaßt: "Von der Salzburger -Liedertafel am" (Blatt21,3 15cm alt montiert), Sänger-Gruss der Liedertafel Ried an die Sänger u. Sängergäste in Salzburg, am 29. Mai 1849 (Blatt 16,6 x 10,2 cm alt montiert), Briefkopf "Die Salzburger Liedertafel" (Blatt 20,6 x 21,5 cm) und "Die Salzburger Liedertafel ernennt den Herrn ... zu ihrem ausübenden Mitgliede Salzburg am" (hds. Ergänzungen für Josef von Paumgarten k.k. Telegrafen-Beamten, 12ten Januar 1861 Blatt31,3 x 20,8 cm) - Aus dem Nachlaß des Künstlers.

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        The History of Pendennis.

      London: Bradbury and Evans,, 1849–50. His fortunes and misfortunes, his friends and his greatest enemy. With illustrations on steel and wood by the author. 2 volumes, octavo. Original blue-green diaper-grain cloth, titles gilt to spines, decoration stamped in blind to spines, blind-panelled covers, yellow coated endpapers, edges untrimmed. Bound with the half-title to vol. I. Engraved title pages, frontispiece to vol. II, 45 engraved plates, chapter initials, and illustrations in the text. Ownership inscription to front pastedown of vol. I, front free endpaper of vol. II. Spines gently rolled and faded, light soiling to covers, slight wear to extremities, especially spine ends, top edges dust toned, front inner hinge cracked but holding to vol. II, foxing to prelims and endmatter, light offsetting from plates; a very good set. First edition of Thackeray's second major work, published serially in 23 parts between 1848 and 1850. The work was interrupted for three months at the end of 1849 because of Thackeray's "nearly fatal illness (most probably cholera or typhoid)" (ODNB). Arthur Pendennis was used as the narrator of many of Thackeray's subsequent books, and is "an admitted alter ego who undergoes subtle analysis and complex criticism".

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        A Week On The Concord And Merrimack Rivers

      Boston and Cambridge: James Munroe And Company, 1849. First Edition. First and only Printing Very good- in its original, light brown, wavy cloth covered boards blind stamped with a five-rule border on both boards. This copy has been professionally rebacked preserving the majority of theoriginal spine strip and retaining the original end sheets. A small octavo of 7 13/16 by 4 3/4 inches with the cloth worn through at the fore edges of the boards and in sections along the upper and lower edges of the boards. The front hinge is starting and there are occasional marginal pencil marks in the text. Heavy erasures of the front and rear most end sheets have also caused two small holes in those pages. There is a minor tanning to the interior of the facing pages 112 and 113 perhaps from two small leaves having been pressed within the book. Lastly, the page announcing the imminent publication of Walden is missing a 1 1/2 inch chip from its upper fore corner. That chip has no impact on the printed text on that page. 413 pages of text followed by a one page announcement stating Walden "will soon be published". It is important to note that due to a printer's error the last three lines of page 396 are missing. Those lines have been written out in pencil perhaps by the author or the author's sister as indicated in both BAL and Borst. The printer's errors on page 120 and 139 have not been either noted or corrected. This was Thoreau's first book, which he had to pay for to get published. Unfortunately, it did not sell well. From bibliographic sources, we infer that this copy is most likely one of the 256 bound, unsold copies returned to Thoreau in October 1853 by the publisher. In 1862 Ticknor and Fields purchased 145 bound copies and the 450 unbound sheets from Thoreau. During the intervening years Thoreau either gave away or sold 111 of the bound copies. In that time Thoreau discovered the missing lines on page 396. In some of those bound copies either Thoreau or his sister, Sophia Thoreau, and an unknown third individual added the missing lines on the lower portion of that page in pencil. Expert opinion indicates that this handwriting is not that of either Thoreau or his sister.(BAL 20104; Borst A1.1.a1; Howes T-220)

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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 - 1850. 2 Hefte. 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. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Flugzettel; Geschichte

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        A souk in Cairo.Cairo, 1902. Signed and inscribed "C. Wuttke. Cairo. 1902". Oil on canvas board (20 x 28 cm). Unframed.

      Ludwig, Münchner Maler im 19. Jahrhundert IV, pp. 405-406; cf. Starr, Remembering cosmopolitan Egypt. Painting of a souk in Cairo, by the German orientalist Carl Wuttke (1849-1927). Paintings such as these were made to be reproduced as picture postcards, an archetypal consumer product from the early 20th century. Postcards, as a convenient alternative to the letter, had first appeared in the 1870s. The simultaneous improvements in photographic and printing techniques, led to the introduction of full-colour postcards in the 1890s. Although photographs were used as a basis for the creation of half-tone blocks, which were then used to print the postcards, well-made paintings such as these by Wuttke, were just as popular. For the numerous visitors to Egypt, picture postcards were a way of "collecting" the visited sights, thereby documenting their travels.Carl Wuttke was one of the most well-travelled artists of his time, visiting Italy, North-Africa, the United states, China and Japan. During his travels, he produced various pictures of sights in Egypt and China for the Dresden firm of Römmler & Jonas, which were subsequently reproduced as picture postcards. Wuttke's quick style, reminiscent of contemporary impressionism, but also of traditional oil sketches, was well suited to that end, giving an even better suggestion of a "snapshot" than contemporary photography.Relined at the back and numbered (on the relining) "94". Varnish yellowed; craquelure in the blue and white sky parts; otherwise in very good condition.

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        Cataìlogo de la Real Armeriìa.Madrid, Eusebio Aguado (royal printer), 1849. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With the arms of Queen Isabella II of Spain on the title-page and 10 numbered engraved plates with 435 marks of armourers, swordsmiths and others. Contemporary green half sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.

      Palau 151405. First edition, in Spanish, of a catalogue of the royal armoury of Queen Isabella II of Spain, with descriptions of 2533 numbered items, followed by a 100-page dictionary giving lengthy definitions of hundreds of words relating to firearms, swords, crossbows, armour, fortification, heraldry, the armourer's art and other militaria. The plates show the marks that armourers, gunsmiths, swordsmiths and others stamped on their wares. Two appendices provide notes on Madrid gunsmiths and famous Toledo swordsmiths, the latter with a numbered list of 99 swordsmiths from the 16th through the 18th centuries, keyed to their marks in plate X.In very good condition, with the title-page slightly wrinkled. The paper on the boards shows a few scuff marks and the corners are bumped, but the binding is otherwise also very good. A wealth of detailed information on Spanish arms and armour.

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        Recherches sur l'écriture cunéiforme assyrienne. Inscriptions des Achéménides.

      Paris 1849 - in-4 carré, 61 pp., texte entièrement autographié, demi-veau blond, dos lisse cloisonné en long, pièce de titre bouteille en long, tranches mouchetées (reliure de l'époque). Coiffe inférieure rogné. Deuxième des trois mémoires rédigés par Louis-Félicien Caignart de Saulcy (1807-1880) sur l'écriture cunéiforme, le premier (1848) portant sur les inscriptions de Van et le troisième (1850) également sur les inscriptions des Achéménides. Très rare impression autographiée. Relié avec : LÖWENSTERN (Isidore) : Extract of an article which appeared in the Literary gazette of Saturday, 14th of August, 1847, relative to the publication of M. Isidore Löwenstern, on the Assyrian inscription. To the editor of the Literary gazette. Paris, E. Brière, s.d. [1847], 4 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beretning om Corvetten Galathea s Reise omkring Jorden 1845, 46 og 47.

      - 3 bind. C.A. Reitzel, København 1849-51. XII+495 + VIII+465 + 513+LXVII sider + trykfejlslister. I alt 19 litograferede plancher, 1 facsimile og 5 kort. Samtidige brune halvlæderbind med rig rygforgyldning. Udvendige false lidt slidt. Hjørnerne stødt. Rift i forreste friblad i bind 3 pga. nyere exlibris. Meget lidt gulplettet. * Førsteudgaven af Steen Billes rejseberetning. Formålet med Steen Billes lange togt 1845-47 var at overdrage de danske besiddelser i Indien til Storbritannien, indlede kolonisering af Nikobarerne og foretage etnografiske og hydrografiske undersøgelser. Koloniseringen af Nikobarerne blev hurtigt opgivet, men Bille hjembragte betydeligt videnskabeligt materiale. ** Account on the Danish circumnavigation of the globe 1845-47. The purpose of the voyage was to lead the transition of the Danish colonies in India to Britain and to gather scientific material. Bille s account is illustrated with etnographic litographs and maps.

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

      London. Richard Bentley. 1849.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 19cm, the first edition, 2 volumes in One, xii,[-13],308 & vii,[-9],328pp., with 1 colour litho plate (extra illustrated), half title in vol 1, in contemporary crimson morocco rebacked, blind ruled raised bands, gilt centre panel decorations, gilt spine titles, marbled boards, wear on the board edges, text slightly tanned else a very good copy. T.P.L. 2729. Lande 1322. Morgan p271. Peel 129. Sabin 43514. Strathern 346. Graff 2640. Smith 6418. McLean served the Hudson's Bay Company in the Ottawa valley, the North West, on the Pacific coast, Hudson Bay and in the Labrador between 1821 and 1845. He was the first white man to traverse the entire Labrador Peninsula, and in so doing he discovered the Grand Falls of the Northwest River. His narrative "one of the classics of wilderness travel", is also an authentic record of the H.B.C. activities after its union with the Northwest Company. .

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        Freiheit in Krähwinkel. Posse mit Gesang in zwei Abtheilungen und 3 Akten. 1. Abtheilung: Die Revolution. 2. Abtheilung: Die Reaktion. Mit drei allegorischen illuminirten Bildern.

      Wien, Wallishauser 1849. - Borst 2356, Brieger 1836, Rabenlechner I, 60, WG 11. Erste Ausgabe. Krähwinkeliade mit Bezug auf die Revolutionswirren jener Zeit. Die am 1. Juli 1848 am Wr. Carl-Theater uraufgeführte Volkskomödie ist das einzige Stück, das Nestroy nicht unter dem Druck der Zensur geschrieben hat, da es in dem kurzen Zensurfreien Zeitraum (14. März-11. Nov. 1848) verfasst und aufgeführt wurde. Unter großem Jubel wurde das Werk bis zum Ende der Saison 36-mal gespielt. Das Stück verherrlicht die Ideen und Erfolge der Revolution und zeichnet gleichzeitig ein satirisches Bild der kleinsinnigen Nutznießer und engstirnigen Opfer der Revolution. "Am 31. Oktober besetzte die Armee des Fürsten Windischgrätz die Stadt und mit der Herrlichkeit der `Freiheit in Krähwinkel` war es zu Ende, in den Straßen und auf der Bühne. Es war nur eine Posse gewesen. - Sie hat großen Wert als von Gedanken durchleuchtetes und über sich selbst hinaus deutendes Zeitdokument . " (Franz H. Mautner, Nestroy, 1978, Ss.298-302). - Die Illustrationen in zeitgenössischem Kolorit zeigen drei Szenenbilder nach Aquarellen von Johann Christian Schoeller (1782-1851) mit Johann Nestroy als Eberhard Ultra. Kl.-8°. 120 S. Mit 3 handcolor. Kupferstich-Illustrationen auf gef. Tafeln [nach Aquarellen von Johann Christian Schoeller]. Geschmackvoller, späterer HLnbd. m. goldgepr. Rü.titel und hübschem Buntpapierbezug (unter Beibindung der OHeftumschläge m. schwarzgedr. Titel u. Verlagsanzeigen). Rücken fleckig, Einbd. etw. angeschmutzt, Vorsätze gebräunt, hint. flieg. Vorsatz fehlt, Buchblock unbeschnitten, durchgeh. m. Spuren v. Wassereinwirkung und an der re. unt. Ecke mit Knickspur. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        View of the Nile Looking Towards the Pyramids of Dashour and Saccara

      [London: Day & Son, 1849. Tinted lithograph by Louis Haghe, coloured by hand, mounted on card in imitation of a watercolour (as issued). Very good condition apart from several small black spots in the image and some light soiling in the margins and the image. A fine example from the deluxe issue of David Roberts' monumental works on the Middle East: 'The Holy Land' and 'Egypt & Nubia', considered the greatest lithographically illustrated works issued in the 19th century.Roberts' masterpiece was issued in 41 parts over seven years in three states; tinted, tinted proof and in its finest form (as with the present image), coloured and mounted on card. It is beautifully lithographed by Louis Haghe, to whom Roberts paid tribute in glowing terms, `Haghe has not only surpassed himself, but all that has hitherto been done of a similar nature. He has rendered the views in a style clear, simple and unlaboured, with a masterly vigour and boldness which none but a painter like him could have transferred to stone'. Abbey regarded the work as `one of the most important and elaborate ventures of nineteenth-century publishing, and...the apotheosis of the tinted lithograph'.David Roberts was born at Stockbridge near Edinburgh, and at the early age of 10 apprenticed to Gavin Buego, a house painter. He continued to work for Buego after his apprenticeship had been completed, carrying out work on imitation stone-work and paneling at Scone Palace and Abercairney Abbey. By 1818 Roberts had become assistant scene painter at the Pantheon theatre in Edinburgh, moving on to work in theatres in Glasgow and finally in late 1821 to Drury Lane theatre in London, where he worked with Clarkson Stanfield. Both artists exhibited at the Society of British Artists, Royal Academy and British Institution, and by 1830 Roberts was firmly established as a topographical artist and was able to give up his theatre work. In these early years he toured the continent and Scotland, and in 1832-33 visited Spain. In 1838 he made plans for his journey to the Near East, inspired by a love of artistic adventure; departing in August 1839 for Alexandria, he spent the remaining part of the year in Cairo, visiting the numerous tombs and sites. In February of the following year he set out to cross the desert for the Holy Land by way of Suez, Mount Sinai and Petra arriving in Gaza, and then on to Jerusalem, concluding his tour spending several months visiting the biblical sites of the Holy Land, and finally returning to England at the end of 1839. The drawings of his tour were submitted to F.G. Moon in 1840 who arranged to bring out a work illustrative of Scripture History, paying Roberts £ 3,000. for the copyright of the sketches, and for his labour in supervising Louis Haghe's lithography. Both the exhibition of his original watercolours and the subsequent published work were an immediate success and confirmed his reputation as an architectural and landscape artist of the highest order.Cf. Abbey Travel I, 272 & II, 385; cf. Blackmer 1432; cf. Gay 2216; cf. Ibrahim-Hilmy II,p.176; cf. Lipperheide Ma 27; cf. Röhrict 1984; cf. Tobler p. 229; cf. Tooley 402.

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        The Babes in the Wood.

      Joseph Cundall, London., 1849. First edition. Folio. 10 steel engraved plates, with paper guards, by John Brandard (after the Marchioness of Waterford), this being the very rare Large Paper hand-coloured issue. Original red paper boards lettered in gilt and rebacked with red cloth.Joseph Cundall wrote under the pseudonym of "Stephen Percy", was a pioneer photographer, and a publisher of children's books for which he commissioned some of the best artists of the day. The present title was the most ambitious of Cundall's books, printed in the year he went bankrupt. The sheets were properly hand-coloured as opposed to stencilled. Cover edges stained and quite rubbed at the edges but the text, bar a little marginal marking and creasing, is very good. A superb example of a Victorian gift book.

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        The Book of Doctrine & Covenants, of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints; selected from the Revelations of God. By Joseph Smith President. [The Book of Mormon]

      Orson Pratt. Printed by R James., Liverpool 1849 - Rare copy. With index and dated revelations in front of volume. In original binding and in very good condition: Blind stamped buckram, sixteen mo., 16x10.5cm, errata slip bound in. William Huskins' copy with his name in contemporary ink to paste-down. Light unobtrusive cracking of inner joints, very small chip to head of lower board, faint mark to upper board, two small brown spots to endpaper. 5,000 printed. ; After an unsuccessful attempt to publish in 1833, the first edition appeared in 1835 and later editions incorporated additional revelations and reference aids. In February 1841 in Liverpool, some 4000 reprints of the 1837 Kirtland edition were printed and it was from the plates of the 'European' edition that subsequent Latter-Day Saint editions would descend. This 1849 'Second European Edition' published by Apostle Orson Pratt and printed by R James moved the index to the front of the volume (in the present volume the index is headed 'Index' and not 'Contents' as noted by the Maxwell Inst. and includes the chronology of revelations) along with other format changes which were retained for many later editions. Five thousand copies were printed and George Q Cannon used it for his translation for the Hawaii edition. The Nauvoo edition had been printed in 1844. This copy was probably published around November 1849. Citing from the Latter-Day Saints' Millennial Star Vol. II, No 10 May 15th, 1849: 'The Book of Doctrine and Covenants are all gone, but soon will be reprinted'. From the same journal and volume, No. 22 November 15th 1849 'The Doctrine and Covenants' are now ready. An additional index has been formed in the order of the date in which the several revelations were given." ; xxiii[i]+336pp pages [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Hypocrisie. Heuchelei.

      - Radierung und Kaltnadel, auf cremefarbenem Japan, unten mittig eigenhändig rot monogrammiert. 17:13 cm, vollrandig. Literatur: Mascha 704; Ramiro 179. Sehr guter Abdruck! Ein Frauentorso von rückwärts gesehen, den rechten Arm in die Hüfte gestemmt. Am unteren Teile des Rückens ist eine schwarze Maske befestigt. Rops war einer der bedeutendsten Graphiker und Illustratoren seiner Zeit. Nach einer Erziehung durch Privatlehrer ging der Sohn eines Textilfabrikanten an das Jesuitenkolleg in Namur. 1849 wurde er vom Kolleg verwiesen, in diesem Jahr verstarb sein Vater, ging dann an das Königliche Athenäum in Namur, schrieb sich jedoch auch gegen den Willen seines später verhaßten Vormunds an der dortigen Académie des Beaux-Arts ein, wo er Aktkurse besuchte. 1853 setzte er sein Studium an der Universität in Brüssel fort, wo er zudem das freie Atelier Saint-Luc besuchte. Ab 1856 gründete er zusammen mit seinem Freund Ch. de Coster (1827-1879) die Zeitschrift L'Uylenspiegel, journal des débats littéraires et artistiques, für die er bis 1857 Illustrationen schuf, meist Karikaturen. Nach der Verheiratung mit Charlotte Polet de Faveaux, der Tochter des Gerichtspräsidenten von Namur, lebte er abwechselnd in seiner Geburtsstadt und im Sommer auf Schloß Thozée bei Mettet, wo ihn auch zahlreiche Künstlerfreunde besuchten; später kamen noch Paris und Brüssel als ständig wechselnde Aufenthaltsorte hinzu. 1868 war er Mitbegründer der „Société des Beaux Arts". 1869 verliebte er sich in die Schwestern Léontine und Aurélie Duluc, zwei junge Modeschöpferinnen, mit denen er ab 1874 in Paris zusammenlebte und auch Kinder hatte. Reisen unternahm er in den nächsten Jahren an die Nordsee, nach Skandinavien, Ungarn und Spanien, in die Vereinigten Staaten und nach Nordafrika. 1888 wurde ihm der Orden der französischen Ehrenlegion verliehen. Rops hatte vor allem großen Erfolg als Illustrator, zuerst mit den Werken de Costers, dann arbeitete er auch für Baudelaire, mit dem er sich befreundete, sowie für J. Barbey d Aurevilly, St. Mallarmé, P. Verlaine, J. Péladan u.a.

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        A souk in Cairo.Cairo, 1902. Signed and inscribed "C. Wuttke. Cairo. 1902". Oil on canvas board (20 x 28 cm). Unframed.

      - Ludwig, Münchner Maler im 19. Jahrhundert IV, pp. 405-406; cf. Starr, Remembering cosmopolitan Egypt. Painting of a souk in Cairo, by the German orientalist Carl Wuttke (1849-1927). Paintings such as these were made to be reproduced as picture postcards, an archetypal consumer product from the early 20th century. Postcards, as a convenient alternative to the letter, had first appeared in the 1870s. The simultaneous improvements in photographic and printing techniques, led to the introduction of full-colour postcards in the 1890s. Although photographs were used as a basis for the creation of half-tone blocks, which were then used to print the postcards, well-made paintings such as these by Wuttke, were just as popular. For the numerous visitors to Egypt, picture postcards were a way of "collecting" the visited sights, thereby documenting their travels.Carl Wuttke was one of the most well-travelled artists of his time, visiting Italy, North-Africa, the United states, China and Japan. During his travels, he produced various pictures of sights in Egypt and China for the Dresden firm of Römmler & Jonas, which were subsequently reproduced as picture postcards. Wuttke's quick style, reminiscent of contemporary impressionism, but also of traditional oil sketches, was well suited to that end, giving an even better suggestion of a "snapshot" than contemporary photography.Relined at the back and numbered (on the relining) "94". Varnish yellowed; craquelure in the blue and white sky parts; otherwise in very good condition.

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        FRENCH ALBUM 1849 CELESTE L'HUINTRE

      L'HUINTRE, Celeste. Album Pensionnal de la Miséricorde ,2'me Division Anne 1849. A very large landscape format, approx 48cm x 31.5 cm, bound in quarter calf with gilt to the spine, CÉLESTE L'HUINTRE in gilt wreath to the front board. Contents pasted to rectos on 35 leaves including a 14 page section showing a tables showing the reigns of the French kings entitled "Tableau synoptique des Roi de la 3ine race". The date of the compilation of the album is significant. In 1848, there was a second revolution, leading to the establishment of the Second Republic. One of the album pages, under the heading "STYLE" has the subtitle "Lettre d'une fille á son Pére prisonnier pour lui announcer said procaine déliverance" [Letter from a daughter to her prisoner Father, telling him of his imminent release]. There are several well drawn and coloured maps including Africa, the Americas, Oceania, and a double hemisphere world map.There are several excercises in grammar [Exercices survla participe passé, Participes, Temps de Verbes], a sketch of a woman in a regional costume, arithmetic excercises, a page on English phrases and their translations,and several other illuminated pieces. This is a high quality album with a provenance demanding further research.

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        PIANTA NUMERICA DELLA R CITTA' DI MILANO Divisa in parrocchie e circondarj. Incisa da Giuseppe Pezze.

      Milano, Luigi Ronchi, 1849. Grande pianta di Milano (cm. 60 x 77,5), incisa in rame da Pezze e colorata a mano, montata su tela e suddivisa in 16 riquadri; sul lato sinistro e destro sono riportate tutta una serie di informazioni e nella cartouche si legge: “In questa pianta sono distinte con tinte variate le Giurisdizioni delle ventiquattro Parrocchie componenti la Città, essendo particolarmente indicate le Chiese Parrocchiali, le Chiese Sussidiarie cogli Oratorj Sussidiarj e le Chiese pubbliche di Stabilimenti cogli Oratorj aperti al Pubblico. Le Chiese Parrocchiali sono colorite in rosso forte. Le Chiese Sussidiarie cogli Oratorj Sussidiarj con tinta acquarella chiara. Le Chiese pubbliche.. sono colorite colla medesima tinta che distingue le rispettive Giurisdizioni Parrocchiali, se non che la detta tinta si è ivi tenuta alquanto più risentita, e la stessa pratica fu osservata pei Stabilimenti Pubblici. Sono indicati i perimetri dei quattro Circondarj di Polizia, nei quali è divisa la Città, i quali Circondarj sono altresì distinti coi numeri progressivi romani I.II.III.IV. In tutte le Contrade e Vicoli si è scritto il nome rispettivo, come pure si sono indicati i corrispondenti numeri civici. Sono distinti ed indicati tutti gli Stabilimenti pubblici, come pure le Pese pubbliche, e per rendere maggiormente utile la Pianta, si è benanche illustrata con diverse importanti notizie Statistiche”. La pianta è conservata in un astuccio in cartonato e tela coevi (cm. 20x16), ed è ben conservata.

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        On cancerous and cancroid growth.

      Eidinburgh: Sutherland and Knox, 1849, 8, XII, 260 pp., "with 190 illustrations copied from nature and drawn on wood by the author", orig. Leinenband mit Stempeln der "Library Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland" auf Titel und Seiten. First Edition!"In Bennett's most important work, "On Cancerous and Cancroid Growths", 1849, microscopic findings are presented for the first time in a tumor work in the English-speaking world. Bennett defines the role of the microscope." G. DhomDer herausragende Vertreter der Edinburgher Schule, der die Einführung des Mikroskops in die Medizin Großbritanniens wesentlich gefordert hat, ist aber John Hughes Bennett (1812-1875). Bennett hat vor seinem Studium eine Lehre bei dem Chirurgen Segdwick durchlaufen. 1833 beginnt er in Edinburgh, Medizin zu studieren und promoviert dort 1837. Zwei Jahre verbringt er in Paris und auf deutschen Universitäten. In dieser Zeit publiziert er zahlreiche Artikel, unter anderem im 'Bulletin de la Society Anatomique de Paris', hauptsächlich über Affektionen des Gehirns, des Rückenmarks und der Nerven. Im Jahr seiner Rückkehr nach Edinburgh, 1841, erscheint seine Schrift "On the employment of the microscope in medical studies'. In der Einführung sagt Bennett, dass die große Bedeutung mikroskopischer Untersuchungen für die Anatomie, Physiologie und Pathologie beginnt, allgemein verstanden zu werden. Er weist auf A. Donné in Paris hin, dessen Kurs er besucht hat und auf die großen Entdeckungen auf dem Gebiete der Histologie, die in Deutschland gemacht worden seien:"There the microscope is so highly appreciated, that numerous private courses of lectures are given on histology, in which the use and management of the instrument are taught - though that not only is a knowledge of the anatomy of texture very general in Germany, even among students, and that to an extent which would surprise an Englishman but a good acquaintance with this demanded by examining boards, from all those who present themselves for medical diplomas."Bennett hält es deshalb für notwendig, diese Fortschritte auch seiner berühmten Edinburgh Universität nahe zu bringen, damit deren Schuler nicht gezwungen seien, sich im Ausland damit vertraut zu machen. Er weist auf die Zellenlehre von Schleiden und Schwann hin. Auf dem Gebiete der Pathologie sei der Gebrauch des Mikroskops absolut notwendig. Dabei stelle sich schließlich auch die Frage, ob die Kenntnis mikroskopischer Strukturen uns auch befähige, Krankheiten zu heilen? Seine Hörer würden vielleicht diese Frage stellen, ob dies auch von Nutzen für ihre Patienten sei und ob sich damit ihre Praxis vermehre? Bennett meint dazu, niemand könne Fortschritte in der Behandlung einer Krankheit erzielen, ohne sich eine Idee von ihrer Natur zu machen. Nach Bennetts Auffassung sollte ein Mikroskop in der Hand jedes Praktikers sein. Er empfiehlt dazu ein tragbares Modell, das auch an das Bett des Kranken mitgenommen werden könne, wie es bereits Donné entwickelt hatte.1845 erscheint Bennetts Bericht über einen Fall von Leukämie. Es ist jene Beobachtung, über die Rudolf Virchow dann den bekannten Prioritätsstreit führt.In Bennetts wichtigstem Werk, 'On Cancerous and cancroid growths' 1849, werden erstmals im englischsprachigen Raum mikroskopische Befunde in einem Geschwulstwerk vorgelegt. Bennett definiert die Rolle des Mikroskops:"The only physical proof we can arrive at of the existence of cancer, is by means of the microscope not that this instrument in itself capable even in the most expert hands of doing anything, but conjoint with the knowledge of the symptoms, progress of the case, form and appearance of the morbid growth, it offers us an additional and most valuable means of prosecuting our enquiries".Bennett widerspricht damit energisch Johannes Müller, der dem Mikroskop bekanntlich in der Geschwulstdiagnostik keine praktische Bedeutung beimisst. Ja, er setzt sich sogar bereits für die intraoperative Schnellschnittdiagnose ein, um zum Beispiel zu prüfen, ob bei der Exzision eines Tumors die Schnittränder tumorfrei waren: Ein erfahrener Histologe, so Bennett, könne eine solche Untersuchung in 30 Sekunden machen! Bennetts Geschwulstwerk beruht auf der Beobachtung und Schilderung von 56 Fällen. Bei 29 handelt es sich um die Untersuchung von Operationspräparaten. Dem damaligen Stand der Technik entsprechend, werden ungefärbte zytologische Präparate von Exsudaten und Abstriche von frischen Schnittflachen von Tumoren untersucht, aber auch Schnitte mit dem Valentin-Doppelmesser hergestellt. In seinen Auffassungen folgt Bennett ausdrücklich und konsequent Lebert. Dabei wird der Begriff "cancroid" für alle irgendwie geweblich differenzierten Geschwülste verwendet, für Mammatumoren und Speicheldrüsengeschwulste ebenso wie für chondromatose Geschwülste oder für ein Meningeom. Der Begriff "cancer" bleibt den ganz undifferenzierten, rein zelligen Tumoren vorbehalten, zum Beispiel einem Hodenkrebs, der vermutlich ein Seminom ist. Aus den Abbildungen Bennetts geht deutlich die Sorgfalt seiner Untersuchungen hervor. So bemerkt er bei seiner ersten Beobachtung, einem skirrhosen Brustkrebs, bei einer 37-jahrigen Schneiderin, dass er das Praparat 3 Tage lang untersucht und zahlreiche Zeichnungen gemacht habe.Natürlich ist auch Bennett zugleich Kliniker und Pathologe. Nach seiner Rückkehr nach Edinburgh vom Kontinent führt er mikroskopische Kurse und den poliklinischen Unterricht ein. Als Pathologe ist er am Royal Infirmary tatig. Zugleich steht er einem "Institut für Medizin" vor, einer spezifisch schottischen Einrichtung aus dem 18. Jahrhundert, die aus Leyden übernommen wurde. Das Institut wird im 19. Jahrhundert zum Lehrstuhl für Physiologie, den Bennett ab 1848 einnimmt. Ab 1852 ist er auch Herausgeber des 'Edinburgh Monthly Journal of Medical Sciences', ab 1855 'Edinburgh Medical Sciences'. Bennett ist selbst ein aüßerst fruchtbarer Publizist. Seine 'Clinical lectures on the principles and practice of medicine' werden zu einem weit verbreiteten und in mehrere Sprachen übersetzten Lehrbuch, das 5 Auflagen in Großbritannien und 6 in den Vereinigten Staaten erlebt." Georg Dhom, Geschichte der Histopathologie (2001), pp.450-454

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        The Book of Doctrine & Covenants, of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints; selected from the Revelations of God. By Joseph Smith President. [The Book of Mormon]

      Liverpool: Orson Pratt. Printed by R James.. Very Good-. 1849. Second European Edition. Hardback. Rare copy. With index and dated revelations in front of volume. In original binding and in very good condition: Blind stamped buckram, sixteen mo., 16x10.5cm, errata slip bound in. William Huskins' copy with his name in contemporary ink to paste-down. Light unobtrusive cracking of inner joints, very small chip to head of lower board, faint mark to upper board, two small brown spots to endpaper. 5,000 printed. ; After an unsuccessful attempt to publish in 1833, the first edition appeared in 1835 and later editions incorporated additional revelations and reference aids. In February 1841 in Liverpool, some 4000 reprints of the 1837 Kirtland edition were printed and it was from the plates of the 'European' edition that subsequent Latter-Day Saint editions would descend. This 1849 'Second European Edition' published by Apostle Orson Pratt and printed by R James moved the index to the front of the volume (in the present volume the index is headed 'Index' and not 'Contents' as noted by the Maxwell Inst. and includes the chronology of revelations) along with other format changes which were retained for many later editions. Five thousand copies were printed and George Q Cannon used it for his translation for the Hawaii edition. The Nauvoo edition had been printed in 1844. This copy was probably published around November 1849. Citing from the Latter-Day Saints' Millennial Star Vol. II, No 10 May 15th, 1849: 'The Book of Doctrine and Covenants are all gone, but soon will be reprinted'. From the same journal and volume, No. 22 November 15th 1849 'The Doctrine and Covenants' are now ready. An additional index has been formed in the order of the date in which the several revelations were given." ; xxiii[i]+336pp pages .

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        The Mabinogion

      Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. W Rees., London. Llandovery. 1849 - London. Llandovery.: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. W Rees., 1849 1849, 3 vols, 2nd ed, 20 plates, 49 woodcuts. In early 20c half black morocco, purple marbled boards, some gilt tooling, corners and edges brushed. Spines, decorative gilt tooling and titles, raised bands. Internally, red marbled endpapers, bookplate to fpds (Charles Archer Wynne Finch), t.e.g. Vol 1, 1849, half title, [2], engraved titlepage, [3], (vi-xxiii), [1], [2], [2], [1], 2-56, 61-68, 65-411 pp, [1], 15 pls (3 large folding), 7 woodcuts, 4 leaves, slightly smaller, p57-64, from another copy, printed by William Rees, Llandovery, small newspaper article tipped to verso feo. Vol 2, 1849, half title, [2], eng tp, [2], [5], 6-444 pp, 4 pls, 13 woodcuts. Vol 3, 1849, half title, [2], eng tp, [2], [3], 4-400 pp, 1 pl, 29 woodcuts. A lovely copy, clean and tight, well bound. (see Allibone 123. Bibl. Hist. of Wales 1407 for later eds. Cardiff Free Lib. Cat. p214). Title continues: from the Llyfr Coch o Hergest and other ancient Welsh manuscripts, with an English Translation and Notes. GUEST was the pioneering modern publisher of the Mabinogi, and its translator in the mid-19thC. Her bilingual Mabinogi first appeared in 1845, the final volume in a series of mediaeval Welsh tales under the title The Mabinogion. Guest published the series, and later editions, in both Welsh and English, in elaborately designed volumes, with facsimile sources, and her own extensive scholarly notes. She successfully promoted the work in Britain, Europe and America, as origin texts of European literature. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Gesamtansicht von der Nordseite ('Ansicht von Gevelsberg.').

      - getönte Lithographie v. F. Simon n. Edwald Edelhoff b. F. Simon in Düsseldorf, n. 1849, 24 x 51,5 Westfalia Picta, Band II, WP 80/1/026. - Eine von zwei überhaupt gestochenen Gesamtansichten der Stadt. - In der Mitte des Panoramas die Erlöserkirche; im Hgr. links die Bergisch-Märkische Eisenbahnlinie mit einem Eisenbahnzug (1849 für den Personenverkehr geöffnet). - Links und rechts die Ränder perfekt erweitert.

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        Autograph document, signed several times within the text in the third person, "Alex. Herzen" and "M. Herzen".

      [Paris, August 1849]. - 8vo. 2¾ pp. on bifolium. An eight-article agreement between Herzen and Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, concerning a loan of 24,000 francs towards the publication of a newspaper, to be repaid at five percent interest. The agreement dictates that (translated) "the general editorial policy of the newspaper will be exclusively entrusted to M. Proudhon," and that "M. Proudhon invests Mr. Herzen with the right to active participation at the foreign politcs desk by accepting articles and correspondence sent by him". However, Proudhon "is entitled to refuse items which would be contrary to the general policy of the newspaper or if a given article would be likely to result in a conviction". - In fine condition, with central vertical and horizontal folds; light creases.

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        Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge. miscellany of 17 Volmes 1849-1869. Sammelband von 17 Bänden 1849-1869.

      Washington, D.C. 1849-1869. - ca. 30-100 S. je Teilband mit zahlreichen lith. Tafeln, (50 - 100 pp. each volume with a lot of lith. plates), 1. Ellet, Charles. Contributions to the physical Geography of the United States, Part 1: Of the physical Geography of the Mississippi Valley (1849, 1 plate): 2. Secchi, A. Researches on Electrical Rheometry (1850, 3 plates). 3. Locke, John. Observations on terrestrial Magnetism (1851). 4. John Chappelsmith.Account of A Tornado Near New Harmony, Ind., April 30, 1852, With A Map of the Track, & C. (1853, 2 plates); 5. Benjamin Alvord. The Tangencies of Circles and of Speres (1855, 9 plates); 6. L.W. Meech. On the Relative Intensity of the Heat and Light of the Sun upon Different Latitudes of the Earth (1855, 6 plates); 7. Olmsted, Denison. On the recent secular period of the aurora borealis (1855). 8. A.D. Bache. Discussion of the Magnetic and Meteorological Observations, Part 1 (1859). 9. Baron von Müller. Observations on Terrestrial Magnetism in Mexico (1859, 1 plate). 10. Loomis, Elias. On certain Storms in Europe and America, December, 1836 (1859, 13 plates). 11. Elisha Kent Kane. Astronomical Observations in the Arctic Seas (1860, 1 plate); 12. Elisha Kent Kane. Tidal Observations in the Arctic Seas (1860, 4 plates); 13. A.D. Bache. Discussion of the Magnetic and Meteorological Observations, Third Section (1863, = SCTK 175); 14. Henry Draper. On the Construction of a Silvered Glass Telescope, Fifteen and a Half Inches in Aperture, and Its Use in Celestial Photography (1864, = SCTK 180); 15. A.D. Bache. Discussion of the Magnetic and Meteorological Observations, Fourth Section (1864, = SCTK 186). 16. James H. Coffin. The Orbit and Phenomena of a Meteoric Fire-ball, Seen July 20. 1860 (1868, 1 plate, = SCTK 221); 17. Benjamin Apthorp Gould. The Transatlantic Longitude, As Determined by the Coast Survey Expedition in 1866. A Report to the Superintendent of the U.S. Coast Survey (1869). ACHTUNG ABWESENHEIT! AUS BETRIEBLICHEN GRÜNDEN KANN IHRE BESTELLUNG ERST NACH DEM 25. AUGUST 2017 AUSGEFÜHRT WERDEN! DER NÄCHSTE VERSAND ERFOLGT VORAUSSICHTLICH AM MONTAG, DEN 28. AUGUST! Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 5050 4°, marmoriertes Halbleinen mit Rückentitel, Papier vereinzelt gering braunfleckig, Titelblätter mit kleinem Bibliotheksstempel, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar, (paper little foxy, good copy), 17 Bände in 2 Bänden, (17 Volumes in two volumns),. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Zur pathologischen Physiologie des Blutes. 4. Farblose, pigmentierte und geschwärzte, nicht spezifischen Zellen im Blut (pp.587-598, Fig.8-12).

      Virch. Arch. path. Anat.,2. - Berlin, Verlag von G. Reimer, 1849, 8, IV, 598 pp., 1 Tafel, Halbledereinband d.Zt. First Edition! Rudolf Virchow " was credited with concluding that the disorder was not the result of an infectious process but rather was caused by the tissue that produced the white blood cells." Xavier Thomas, First contributors in the history of leukemia. World J Hematol. 2013 August 6 2(3): pp.62-70.Further contributions by Rudolf Virchow in this volume: Die naturwissenschaftliche Methode und die Standpunkte in der Therapie (pp.3-37). Mittheilungen über die in Oberschlesien herrschende Typhus Epidemie (pp.143-322).

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        Clement Lorimer [or the Book with the Iron Clasps]

      D. Bogue, 1849. Hardcover. Good. First edition, published by D. Bogue. The first book edition. 12 etched plates by Cruikshank, variant binding - green cloth stamped in gilt and blind, inner joints weak, a little spotted. Rare

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        Francis Parkman - 11 Volume Leather Bookset (1849-1892) California & Oregon Trail, Vassall Morton, France and England in North America - A Series of Historical Narratives

      Francis Parkman Leather Bookset - France & England in North America, Oregon Trail, Vassall Morton (1849-1892)Various copyright dates and publishers. Three-quarter (3/4) navy blue leather hardcovers with marble design and gilt lining are significantly worn-through along the corners, hinges, and edges. Most of the hardcovers have heavily bumped corners, scratches and rubbing on the leather. Marble paste-downs and free endpapers. Gilt top-edges on the textblocks have scratches and rubbing. Tanning textblocks with faint smudges. There does not appear to be any writing or markings. The titles and some brief details of each of the volumes in the set are listed below. Overall, for the age of this set, the books are in Very Good minus (VG-) condition.Smaller Leather Hardcovers (2 Volumes, approx. 7-1/2" tall x 5" wide)1. The California and Oregon Trail - Published in 1849 by George P. Putnam (New York). Smaller sized hardcover. Foxing and heavily tanning pages. First edition, Second printing with ads 1-6 & 8 bound at the rear and worn type pgs. 436-437.2. Vassall Morton - Published in 1856 by Phillips, Sampson and Company (Boston). Small tear along the spine head. Smaller sized hardcover. Foxing and tanning pages.France and England in North America - A Series of Historical Narratives (9 Volumes, 7 Parts, approx. 8-1/2" tall x 5-1/2" wide)1. Pioneers of France in the New World (Part First) - Published in 1865 by Little, Brown, and Company (Boston). 2. Jesuits in North America in the 17th Century (Part Second) - Published in 1867 by Little, Brown, and Company (Boston). Worn-through and chipped at the spine head. 3. Discovery of the Great West (Part Third) - Published in 1869 by Little, Brown, and Company (Boston). 4. The Old Regime in Canada (Part Fourth) - Published in 1874 by Little, Brown, and Company (Boston). Spine is cracked at the top of the front hinge approx. 3/4" tear that is forming, as well as a 1-1/2" tear at the rear, neither impact the inside of the volume. 5. Count Frontenac and New France Under Louis XIV (Part Fifth) - Published in 1877 by Little, Brown, and Company. 6. A Half-Century of Conflict Vol. I (Part Sixth) - Copyright 1892, published by Little, Brown, and Company (Boston). Significantly worn-through corners and bumped bottom corners .7. Half-Century of Conflict Vol. II (Part Sixth) - Copyright 1892, published by Little, Brown, and Company (Boston). 8. Montcalm and Wolfe Vol. I (Part Seventh) - Copyright 1884, published by Little, Brown, and Company (Boston). Cracked at the top of the front hinge, but does not impact the inside of the volume. 9. Montcalm and Wolfe Vol. II (Part Seventh) - Copyright 1884, published by Little, Brown, and Company (Boston). Chipped at the spine head.Please see the photos on this item or feel free to send us any questions you might have. If you would like to see additional photos, please contact us. Please note: this item will require additional postage, ship insured, and need a signature upon delivery.

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        THE CHRISTENING PROCESSION OF PRINCE TAFFY. [Second issue.]

      London.Messrs. Fores.1849. 24 pages, each bearing a lithographed illustration of the christening procession. Original pictorial buff covers printed in black with white heightening. Oblong octavo. Pastedown advertisements to inner faces of covers for other works issued by Fores. The work bound in to half blue morocco over marbled boards with gilt title to spine. The front end paper bears the bookplate of Lord Rosebery. Binding rubbed; few internal marks; else very good. Together with: A manuscript copy of the first issue of the work. 48 leaves, each bearing an original pen & ink illustration, plus the two original illustrations for the covers, which are drawn on stiff buff card in black ink heightened with white. Each illustration is signed J. A. H. Bound in full red morocco gilt with elaborate gilding to the spine and inner dentelles, and gilt titling to the upper cover. Little rubbed and worn; else excellent. In the first issue, on page five, one of the two pages following the Court Physician and Apothecary, is carrying an oversized colonic syringe. Perhaps public opinion deemed this in poor taste, as, in the second issue, the syringe has been replaced by an umbrella or parasol.

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        Four watercolours of mountain scenery on album boards.

      Dated in pencil on 3 of the reverses : May 25th 1839, June 4th 1839, & November 13th 1849. Measuring: 25 x 36cm; 26 x 36.5 cm & 25.5 x 36cm; - Three images represent scenic views with mountains and lakes, white military tents can be seen neatly pitched on the borders of the lakes in different locations; another image shows the walls of a large ancient fortress with imposing ruins of an Indian palace above, goats and boulders on a plateau in the foreground. Two images lightly foxed; 3 corners of blank boards cut away. The water colours appear to have been executed by a participant in a military expedition, perhaps to the North-Western frontier at the time of the first Afghan War (1839-42) fought as part of the ‘Great Game’ competing for power and influence between Imperial Britain and Russia.

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

      Wien, C. Gerold & Sohn 1849. - 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. 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pease vs. Luce. Edgartown, 1854 - Edgertown Mining Co. Controversy.

      19 pages of manuscript. Little is known about the Edgartown Mining Company, a group that set out from Martha's Vineyard aboard the ship "Walter Scott" for the gold fields of California in 1849. In fact, a great deal of what we know is contained in the Indenture and Constitution of this company, which I sold in Maritime List 196 (http://www.tenpound.com/196/51.html) and which is now owned by the Maritime Heritage Projects. Upon landing in San Francisco some of the company got into an argument with Henry Pease, the company's director and ship's Captain. At issue was the cost of proceeding to the gold fields. Then, as the company disintegrated, the dispute spread to payment received for shipping cargo from Callao to San Francisco, and to the settlement of shares for men who had worked their passage to California, as opposed to the stockholders who traveled as passengers. Some members of the company may have stayed in California, but many of them, including Captain Pease, were back in Edgartown by 1854, when this hearing took place. This document consists of the testimony and cross examination of eleven named members of the company. This testimony reveals details about the voyage, the company itself, and what happened after they landed in San Francisco. It is docketed "Pease vs. Luce. Edgartown, Jan 11, 1854." Ichabod Luce, a member of the company, worked as 1st mate on the voyage, and is the person who lodged the complaint against Pease. Clean and legible.

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        THE ENGLISH STRUWWELPETER or Pretty Stories and Funny Pictures for Little Children. After the tenth edition of the celebrated German work.

      Leipsic. Friedrich Volckmar. London, at the Agency of the German Literary Society. 1849. 24 pages printed and hand-coloured on rectos only. Original printed paper-covered boards. Quarto. Second English edition. Lacking rear blank endpaper; original covers with loss of some of the printed paper surface and generally cracked and rubbed; spine repaired and some paper restoration to covers; juvenile scribble on page 20 ['O Dear.']; some spotting and soiling internally, but generally very good and, overall, an acceptable copy of a very early edition. Contained in a morocco-backed folding box. Originally published in Germany in 1845 as Lustige Geschichten und drollige Bilder, with only 15 pages, the book was expanded and renamed Struwwelpeter in 1847. Hoffmann instructed his publishers to issue the book in strong boards but with a frail paper spine, hoping that children would quickly read the book to pieces, and parents be forced to buy another copy; this accounts for the dearth of copies surviving in original boards. As with all genuine copies of early printings, the government's tax stamp appears on the upper board. The book was first published in English in 1848.

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        Pease vs. Luce. Edgartown, 1854 - Edgertown Mining Co. Controversy.

      19 pages of manuscript. Little is known about the Edgartown Mining Company, a group that set out from Martha's Vineyard aboard the ship "Walter Scott" for the gold fields of California in 1849. In fact, a great deal of what we know is contained in the Indenture and Constitution of this company, which I sold in Maritime List 196 (http://www.tenpound.com/196/51.html) and which is now owned by the Maritime Heritage Projects. Upon landing in San Francisco some of the company got into an argument with Henry Pease, the company's director and ship's Captain. At issue was the cost of proceeding to the gold fields. Then, as the company disintegrated, the dispute spread to payment received for shipping cargo from Callao to San Francisco, and to the settlement of shares for men who had worked their passage to California, as opposed to the stockholders who traveled as passengers. Some members of the company may have stayed in California, but many of them, including Captain Pease, were back in Edgartown by 1854, when this hearing took place. This document consists of the testimony and cross examination of eleven named members of the company. This testimony reveals details about the voyage, the company itself, and what happened after they landed in San Francisco. It is docketed "Pease vs. Luce. Edgartown, Jan 11, 1854." Ichabod Luce, a member of the company, worked as 1st mate on the voyage, and is the person who lodged the complaint against Pease. Clean and legible.

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