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

      1849 1849 - 3 vols. Copenhagen 1849-51. With 5 folding maps, 20 lithographed plates and one facsimile. Nice contp. halfleather with spines gilt. As usual weakly stained. Rebacked with the orig. spines. Name on titlepage in vol. I. * Sabin 5399. The offical account of the first Danish circumnavigation. The voyage was made between 1845 and 1847. All visits are described: East Indies, Singapore, Java, Macao, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Canton, Tahiti and Hawaii (3 chapters with 3 plates). The lithograped plates are made after drawings by Paul Plum. The purpose of the voyage was the exploration of the Nicobar Islands, scientific expoloration and the forming of trade agreements. "This expedition's visit in the Hawaiian Islands was characterized by reciprocal good will. The editor of the "Friend" commented upon the ship's departure from Honolulu (Nov. 2, 1846): "visit of the Galathea in our waters has been in the highest degree agreeable. The gentlemanly conduct of her officers, the zeal of her scientific corps, and the good behaviour of the seamen, reflect the highest honour upon their nation." Forbes 1723. There are 3 plates of Hawaiian interest in Vol.III. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Mosque El Mooristan Cairo. Lithograph from Robert's "Holy Lands"

      F.G. Moon,, London: 1849 - Jany 1st, 1849. c. 32 x 49 cm plus margins. Original tinted lithograph, full page. Extremely clean copy, archivally & handsomely framed in gilt frame with wash mount. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Map of the Gold Regions of California, Showing the Routes via Chagres and Panama, Cape Horn

      New York: Ensign & Thayer, 1849 - Ensign & Thayer Map of the Gold Regions of California, Showing the Routes via Chagres and Panama, Cape Horn Hand-colored lithograph Framed size: 35 ½" x 30" Sheet size: 26 ¼" x 20 ¾" New York: Ensign & Thayer, 1849 Literature: Carl I. Wheat, The Maps of the California Gold Region, 1848-1857, pg. 85 This vibrant map is a significant and extremely rare document of the California Gold Rush. Published in 1849, it offered prospective gold seekers all of the information necessary to make the arduous trek to the West Coast. Indeed, arriving in San Francisco safely was no easy feat during the mid-nineteenth century. Early pioneers, called “forty-niners,” traveled to California either by ship (often choosing to sail around the entire South American continent) or across North America in covered wagons. Both of the various overland and sea routes to California are illustrated on Ensign & Thayer’s extraordinary and thorough map. In addition to showing the principal routes to California, Ensign & Thayer’s map also features a stunning ornamental border and includes two text boxes: “Important Directions to Persons Emigrating to California” and “Description of California, or the new Gold Region.” The second of the two texts concludes with the following laudatory statement: “Such is California - the richest, most picturesque and beautiful region, for its extent, upon the face of the earth. Such is the El Dorado of the Gold mines; and such is the great acquisition of the late war with Mexico.” Some cartographic scholars believe that Ensign & Thayer’s map, though first published separately in 1849, was later folded into numerous copies of Thomas Jefferson Farnham’s Life, Adventures, and Travels in California (1857, a copy of this is included with the map). The California Gold Rush commenced on January 24, 1848, when gold was discovered at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California. News of the discovery spread quickly. In time, 300,000 people made their way to the West Coast. Such gold seekers originated from the United States, Latin America, Europe, Australia and Asia. As a result, scholars refer to the situation in California as the first truly international gold rush.

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        Histoire du Consulat et de l'Empire faisant suite a l'Histoire de la Revolution Francaise (21 volume set)

      Paulin, libraire-editeur 1849 - 21 volume set. Contemporary green leather. Octavo, 8 vo. Clean, white, unmarked pages. Hardcover. Ex-libris stamps and markings. French. Library book plate inside cover. Stamp on spine. Mostly solid. 3 volumes are missing part of the spine material. Minor rubbing to spine edges. Ships daily. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Epistolario. Con le inscrizioni greche triopee da lui tradotte e le lettere di Pietro Giordani e Pietro Colletta. Raccolto e ordinato da Prospero Viani.

      Le Monnier., Firenze. 1849 - 2 Voll., in 16°, in br. il primo, in m.pelle no coeva il secondo, pp. XII + 480 + 415. Barbe. Mende alla cop. del 1° vol. , anche semi sciolto. Rara prima edizione. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        LA FANFARLO.

      1849 - Paris, Veillées Littéraires illustrées, J. Bry aîné éditeur, 27 rue Guénégaud, sans date [1849]. In-quarto (210 X 300) relié à la Bradel demi-chagrin noir, titre doré en long (LOBSTEIN-LAURENCHET) ; 24 pages imprimées sur deux colonnes, avec simple titre de départ et bandeau gravé (il n'y a pas eu de couverture). PREMIERE EDITION dans le commerce de la seule nouvelle qu'écrivit Baudelaire. Elle est ornée de deux vignettes par Edouard Frère gravées sur bois par François Rouget, et occupe les pages 18 à 24 de cette quinzième livraison, imprimée sur deux colonnes, des "Veillées Littéraires illustrée". "La Fanfarlo" est précédée de deux autres textes : "Mlle de Kerouare" de Jules Sandeau et "Le Siècle des vertus" de Léopold Bougarre. Charles Asselineau, écrivain, critique d'art mais aussi ami de Baudelaire, l'a recueillie dans le tome IV des "Oeuvres Complètes" (Michel Lévy, 1869) où il l'a présenté comme "le premier écrit de Charles Baudelaire". Il s'agit en fait de la troisième publication de l'écrivain, après les salons de 1845 et 1846. D'abord paru sous le nom de Charles Defayis dans le "Bulletin de la Société des gens de Lettres", le texte sera publié en volume après la mort de Baudelaire. En partie autobiographique, s'inspirant de Lola Montès pour le personnage principal et d'un récit de Privat d'Anglemont quant à l'intrique, "La Fanfarlo" est surtout remarquable par le ton et le "bonheur de l'écriture" (Pichois & Avice, 181). BEL EXEMPLAIRE de ce texte RARE, très pur, élégamment relié par Lobstein-Laurenchet. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A View of The Art of Colonization, With Present Reference to The British Empire; In Letters Between a Statesman and a Colonist

      John W. Parker, London 1849 - pp xxiv, 513. Very good in half calf binding. Raised bands and gilt titles to spine. Uncut edges. Wakefield's views on aspects of the subject in the form of a series of epistolary exchanges between The Statesman (who cannot be identified with certainty) and The Colonist (Wakefield himself). NZNB 5818. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Seven Lamps of Architecture

      Smith, Elder, London 1849 - First edition. Near fine, rebound in half brown leather with four raised bands, all edges gilt, red and black spine labels, with gray cloth covered boards, new endpapers, very minor scuffing to some of the raised bands, two tiny tears in the foredge of the title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Cours élémentaire d'histoire naturelle. Le Buffon de la jeunesse. Zoologie. Botanique. Minéralogie. Revu, corrigé et augmenté par M. (Jean-Charles) Chenu. Illustré de 100 planches contenant plus de 400 sujets d’histoire naturelle, dessinées et gravées par nos meilleurs artistes.

      Belin-Le Prieur et Morizot, libraires-éditeurs., Paris 1849 - Paris Belin-Le Prieur et Morizot, libraires-éditeurs. (1849). 26,5x19 cm. XII, 611 p., 1 p. Avec 100 planches en couleurs. Demi-cuir d'époque, dos doré, tranches dorées. Bel edition, truffé avec un grand nombre de xylographies d'un livre de zoologie populaire italiennem contrecollés. Quelques rousseurs. Sprache: Französisch Demi-cuir d'époque, dos doré, tranches dorées.

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        18 eh. Briefe (davon 1 Fragment) mit U.

      [Wien], 1848 und 1849. - Zusammen 95 SS. 8vo. Beiliegend zwei Antwortschreiben (deren eines zugleich als Entwurf vorhanden), zwei Briefe der Mutter sowie die gedr. Partezettel. Zusammen 9 SS. 8vo. Vertrauliche Briefe an einen namentlich nicht genannten Freund und Gönner über literarische, finanzielle und soziale Belange: "Hr. [Moritz] Saphir hat mein gutes schwunghaftes Gedicht nicht abgedruckt" (undat. Brief). - "Mit banger Seele wende ich mich bittend an Ihre Güte und Fürsprache, als an ein Wesen, dem ich alles Gute, Edle und Menschliche zumuthe. Mein Ludwig ist in einer höchst drückenden Lage. Er soll ausziehen, ohne die Miethe und Alles was daran hängt bezahlen zu können. Er mußte sich, da man ihm eine Hauptmanns Charge gab, equirieren, es beträgt 80 f CM. und er hat die Mittel nicht, da ihm an der Gage so viel abgezogen wird. Mein Herz blutet wahrlich, daß ich seine Bedrängnisse sehen muß, ohne ihm helfen zu können. Es sind die ärgsten Schmerzen, die das Leiden eines geliebten Geschöpfes uns verursacht. - In dieser Noth bat er mich, zwei Ringe, die ihm Gräfin Moszinsha vor 4 Jahren in Lemberg verehrte, als er zu Gastspiel dort war, zu verkaufen [.]" (Br. v. 28. IV. 1848, hierzu auch das Antwortschreiben). - Schon in jungen Jahren literarisch tätig geworden, wurde 1834 in Lemberg das von der Fünfzehnjährigen zu Ehren des Geburtstags von Kaiser Franz I. gedichtete Lustspiel "Östreichs Doppeladler" aufgeführt, im Jahr darauf erschienen die "Lenzblüthen", eine König Ludwig I. von Bayern gewidmete Gedichtsammlung. Nach dem Tod ihres Vaters nach Wien gezogen, schrieb Emma von Arbter mehrere Novellen und Erzählungen, die im Wiener Journal "Humorist" veröffentlicht wurden. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        MEMOIRE D'OUTRE-TOMBE (5 TOMES) EN 2 VOLUMES

      IMPRIMERIE DE J.-G. LARDINOIS 1849 - RO30108950: Sur le premier volume 312+258+272 pages. Sur le second volume 276+364 pages. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 848-Ecrits divers, citations, journaux intimes, souvenirs, mémoires [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vanity Fair. A Novel Without A Hero

      Harper & Brothers, Publishers 1849 - New York: Harper & Brothers, 1848: First Edition, First Printing. In Good condition. Boards rubbed and worn, with heavy wear and fraying at edges. Yellow end papers show odd, heavy and dark offsetting. Previous owner book plates and names at front. Browning to plates, toning to page edges, foxing and age related spots to pages. First American Edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Phelps's Travellers Guide Through the United States; containing Upwards of Seven Hundred Rail-Road, Canal, and Stage and Steam-Boat Routes

      New York: Ensigns & Thayer, 1849. A VIBRANTLY COLORED DECORATIVE MAP OF THE UNITED STATES DETAILING ALL OF THE SIGNIFICANT TRANSPORTATIONAL ROUTES EAST OF IOWA, MISSOURI, ARKANSAS AND LOUISIANA Leather-bound guidebook and hand-colored map Map sheet size: 20 1/4" x 25 1/4" Guidebook sheet sizes: 5 5/8" x 3 1/2" . Book.

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        Vaterländische Bilder-Chronik aus der Geschichte des österreichischen Kaiserstaates von seinen ältesten Bewohnern bis auf die gegenwärtige Zeit - Band 4 - 6 - Die neueste Zeit - 3 Bände in 2 Büchern. 126 Abbildungen in nicht fortlaufender Reihenfolge, Bildnummer 28 doppelt vergeben aber zwei unterschiedliche Abbildungen.

      Wien, Eigenverlag, 1849.. Erstauflage, EA 214, 344, 440 S. 4°, HAlbleder. KAnten stärker berieben, gering altersfleckig, sonst beide Bücher guter Zustand

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        Manual for the Use of the Legislature of the State of New York, for the Year 1849.

      Albany: Weed, Parons & Co., Public Printers, 1849. - 8vo., (5 ½ x 4 ¼ inches). Fine folding lithographed "Map of the State of New York" by J. Disturnell, original hand coloring in full (lightly tanned). Folding lithographed frontispiece "Diagram of the Assembly Chamber 1849" (short tear near mount, affecting image, some offsetting to title page). Contemporary red roan, each cover decorated with a border of gilt foliated roll tool, a supra libros of David C. Bull in the center of the front cover, the smooth spine in five gilt-tooled compartments, gilt-lettered in two (spine quite worn with loss to the head, joints broken but holding). Provenance: "David C. Bull" (1794-1875; New York State Legislature member 1849), stamped in gilt to front cover. First edition. With a beautiful, large folding map of the entire state of New York by Disturnell. "John Disturnell was a prolific publisher of popular handbooks, directories, gazetteers, statistical compilations, guidebooks, and maps. He capitalized on the growth and development of railway and steamship transportation, on the growing tide of immigration, and on the California Gold Rush. Disturnell had no personal competence in mapmaking. In common with other commercial publishers of the day he drew upon all available published and unpublished cartographic sources to compile his maps. Plagiarism and pirating of information were accepted practices. The haste to get a revised map in the hands of prospective purchasers did not permit verification of information, and errors and inaccuracies were numerous. Disturnell's maps were no exception." (Ristow, "John Disturnell's Map of the United Mexican States," in A la Carte, pp. 210-211).This was the copy of David C. Bull, a one-term Assembly member from Orange County, New York. Includes a copy of the Constitutions of the United States and of New York, "Manual of Parliamentary Practice" by Thomas Jefferson, a list of Assembly members by county (which includes Bull) and a "List of Members of the Thirtieth Congress 1849." For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. Bookseller Inventory #72MMS53. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries]
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        De to Baronesser. Roman i tre Dele.

      Orig. udgave. Kbhvn. 1849. (1) + 124 + (1) + 115 + (1) + 151 s. Lidt plettet eksemplar indbundet i ét samtidigt halvlæderbind med gulddekorationer på ryggen.. BFN 539

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        Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand

      London: John Williams and Co.. Fair with no dust jacket. 1849. Hardcover. Lacking one of the plates (Plate 9). Cloth on rear board heavily water damaged with old mould stains. Gutta percha glue in spine perished. Cloth torn along all of lower joint, and some of upper joint. Loss of cloth at ends of spine. Spine cloth becoming detached. Hinges broken. Plates generally in very good condition. Some of the tissue guards with spots of foxing, stains, or creasing. Minor dampstains to blank corners of a few leaves. ; 36 pages text + 21 of 22 plates (1 double page) + extra illustrated aquatint title leaf dated 1847. Original red cloth boards with gilt title and decoration on front board. Page dimensions: 365 x 273mm. All page edges gilt. [Bibliographical reference: Bagnall 647 (This issue with no maps, and with the plates interleaved with the text.) "Brees' sketches were made during his field service as Principal Surveyor to the New Zealand Company [. . .] The published series is a collection of enduring significance."] ; Folio .

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        Map of the Gold Regions of California, Showing the Routes via Chagres and Panama, Cape Horn

      New York: Ensign & Thayer, 1849. AN SIGNIFICANT MAP IN THE HISTORY OF THE CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Hand-colored lithograph Framed size: 35 ½" x 30" Sheet size: 26 ¼" x 20 ¾" Literature: Carl I. Wheat, The Maps of the California Gold Region, 1848-1857, pg. 85 This vibrant map is a significant and extremely rare document of the California Gold Rush. Published in 1849, it offered prospective gold seekers all of the information necessary to make the arduous trek to the West Coast. Indeed, arriving in San Francisco safely was no easy feat during the mid-nineteenth century. Early pioneers, called "forty-niners," traveled to California either by ship (often choosing to sail around the entire South American continent) or across North America in covered wagons. Both of the various overland and sea routes to California are illustrated on Ensign & Thayer's extraordinary and thorough map. . Book.

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        Vanity Fair. A Novel Without A Hero

      Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1849. Hardcover. Good. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1848: First Edition, First Printing. In Good condition. Boards rubbed and worn, with heavy wear and fraying at edges. Yellow end papers show odd, heavy and dark offsetting. Previous owner book plates and names at front. Browning to plates, toning to page edges, foxing and age related spots to pages. First American Edition.

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        Family Friend 1849-1858 ( 18 Volumes.)

      - 1849-1858 Houlston Stoneman editions. 18 Volumes. SMALL HARDBACKS double column, frontis illus & text illustrations. Mostly numbered, but some not. Number 2 may be missing. Good only set in dull brown cloth. * Dorothy House Hospice Care - Caring When It Counts - BANES parts of Somerset & North & West Wilts.*

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        Lectures on the Parts Concerned in the Operations on the Eye, and on the Structure of the Retina, Delivered at the Royal London Ophthalmic Hospital, Moorfields, June 1847

      London Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans 1849. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland First Edition Brown hardback embossed cloth cover 230mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). xii, 143pp, + 16pp catalogue. 'To which are added, a paper on the Vitreous Humor, and also a few cases of Ophthalmic Disease'.

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        La petite Fadette , tome 2, 1849 édition originale rarissime

      Michel Lévy 1849 Cet Ouvrage fait partie de la série des 'Romans champêtres . Ce livre appartient à la meilleure époque de l'auteur qui, en retournant dans son Berry natal, avait retrouvé, avec la sérénité de l'esprit, ces thèmes d'une inspiration si simple qui renouvelèrent son art et lui valurent un immense et durable succès. L'intrigue tire tout son charme de la délicate et fraîche évocation d'un univers champêtre, que George Sand aime et connait parfaitement. Cet Edition Originale est très rare car parmi les Institutions publiques françaises, seule la B.n.F. la possède. Elle est en deux tomes et elle a té publiée par Michel Lévy en 1849, reliure demi - cuir avec un dos à quatre nerfs et des plats marbrés dans un état assez bon (mors fendu qui a été consolidé), intérieur dans un état assez bon en raison de tâches de rousseurs, format in 8, 271 pages.

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        Night

      B. Gambart & Co, and Goupil, Vibert & Co. of Paris, London 1849 - A large scale print of a brilliantly realised moonlight farmyard. 'Night' is a beautifully engraved image from John Frederick Herring's series of farm scenes. Herring is an outstanding and imaginative artist who at an early age showed an aptitude for handling both riding whip and pencil. At a young age, fate took Herring to the Doncaster races where he saw the Duke of Hamilton's horse, William, win the St. Leger. The sight inspired him to attempt the art of animal-painting, in which he subsequently excelled. In addition to being a successful horse painter, Herring made his livelihood as a coachman, and for some time drove the Highflyer coach between London and York. When eventually he retired as a coachman he immediately obtained numerous commissions and was able to devote himself entirely to his art. Herring had no education in art until he definitely set up as an artist, when he worked for a short time in the studio of Abraham Cooper, R.A. He painted an immense number of racing, coaching, and other sporting subjects, many of which were published by the sporting printsellers and the sporting magazines. He was a frequent exhibitor at the Royal Academy and the Society of British Artists; he was elected a member of the latter society in 1841. While in later life he painted a number of subject-pictures, it was as a portrait-painter of racehorses that Herring earned his fame, and no great breeder or owner of racehorses is without some treasured production of Herring's brush. Grey-toned aquatint, by J. Harris, 'Gambart & Co. London' blindstamp to lower left (expert repairs to upper margin).

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        Further Correspondence on the Subject of Convict Discipline and Transportation

      London: William Clowes and Sons for HMSO, February, 1849. Tall quarto, with a large folding plate; some gatherings browned, some leaves thumbed and a few chipped at the fore-edge; overall a good copy in understated modern polished half calf, front wrapper bound in at rear. The continuation of the previous report: this Parliamentary report on the state of convict management was printed shortly before the demise of transportation to New South Wales (1850) and Van Diemen's Land (1852). The report includes a remarkable large folding hand-coloured plate detailing a portable shelter for 'detached working parties' in Van Diemen's Land. This structure of wooden slats and canvas sheeting could be folded down and loaded to a horse-drawn cart, that is depicted. The report primarily consists of correspondence between the Governor's of the Australian Colonies and Earl Grey, the British Secretary of State. Given the relatively large number of convicts transported to Van Diemen's Land in the 1840s a good portion of the material comprises despatches from Lieutenant-Governor Sir William Denison. By the time of the publication of this report in 1849, transportation to Western Australia remained the only viable long-term option. Importantly, the proposal was welcomed by the business community, landowners and other agricultural interests who urgently required convict labour to alleviate poor economic conditions. Under the title 'Formation of a Penal Establishment' the report contains resolutions of a public meeting of about 200 persons 'who are all strong advocates, under existing circumstances, for making this a penal settlement.' The mood in the eastern states was markedly different. New South Wales was on the verge of abolition and public sentiment was strongly expressed. Although the despatches from Tasmania reflect the system in demise, the large number of remaining convicts ensured a continuation of institutions such as the Port Arthur penitentiary and existing practices such as the government road gangs. Although the vast majority of the report is devoted to the Australian colonies, despatches from New Zealand, Gibraltar and Bermuda are of incidental interest.

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        Professional Recollections of Points of Seamanship, Discipline, &c.

      Portsea: William Woodward, 1849 - Octavo. Original blue embossed cloth, title gilt to the spine and upper board, cream surface-paper endpapers. Rubbed and sunned, rebacked with the majority of the original spine laid down, some scattered foxing, light toning, a very good copy. Coloured plate of signals and one tinted lithographic plate. Tipped onto the front pastedown, and folded, is a single-sheet from E.H. Littleton, Naval and Military Outfitter of Devonport with a printed list of the uniform and equipment required by an "Engineer Student joining the Training College, Devonport." First edition, this copy inscribed on the front free endpaper; "To F. J. Anstey, Esquire, with the kindest regards and very best wishes of Mrs. Liardet, and the Author - August 8th 1850." Liardet entered the Navy in 1809 as a second-class volunteer on board the Mercury. He served in the War of 1812; in the West Indies in the 1820s in command of the schooner Lion in operations against pirates - "In her he destroyed several nests of pirates on the coast of Cuba, captured nine pirate vessels, some of their prizes, and a slaver" (ODNB) - and later at Acre with Napier, being made commander for his services commanding Powerful when the admiral was on shore. While acting as agent for the New Zealand Company at Terenaki he was blinded by the accidental discharge of a small field piece. "During his enforced retirement and afterwards Liardet wrote or dictated three books on points of professional guidance for naval officers. In January 1856 he was appointed one of the captains of the Royal Naval Hospital, Greenwich. He died at the hospital on 1 March 1863, and was buried in the mausoleum of the old cemetery." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Further Correspondence on the Subject of Convict Discipline and Transportation

      London: William Clowes and Son for HMSO, February, 1849. Tall quarto, with a large folding handcoloured map of penal works in Van Diemen's Land, very good in recent green boards with front wrapper bound in. A rich and diverse source of primary information on convict management, especially relating to alleged abuses on Norfolk Island under Commandant John Price. In this report the Reverend Bragly Naylor laments the acute shortage of labour available in the Australian colonies, providing examples of wastage and missed opportunities resulting from exorbitant wages. He asserts magnificent crops have rotted in the ground because the cost of reaping them is simply too high. Furthermore, the Reverend Naylor warns of dire moral consequences when wastrels and malcontents can command extortionate wages: 'The capitalist and the employer are the insulted drudges of the persons they are nevertheless forced at any rate to employ; while the exorbitant wages paid lead to idleness and dissipation, and there is no present help for it.' Having rejected coolie labour and German migrants, Naylor proposes a returned to convict labour in a modified form: here only selected convicts of good character are deemed worthy of transportation. This choice group would receive advanced trade education and form an efficient workforce, in contrast to the prevailing use of convicts for unskilled manual labour. Of significant interest is a detailed report by Comptroller-General John Hampton on the state of Norfolk Island under Commandant John Price. For some months leaked reports from wardens on Norfolk Island provided newspapers with detailed accounts of strange and sadistic practices occurring under Price's command. The application of discipline by other inmates and the introduction of the gag system to curb 'insolent, disgusting, and blasphemous language' raised widespread concerns. Hampton was clearly of the old guard, with a dim view of the men sent to Norfolk Island 'many of whom are more ignorant and debased than savages'. In this report he vigorously defends Price from any 'tyrannical abuse of power' and 'cruel and brutal punishments'. However, when Hampton returned to Norfolk Island in 1852 he revised his estimation of Price and condemned his management. Sodomy, both with and without violence, remained an ongoing problem on Norfolk Island. In this report Hampton asserts his belief that 'unnatural crimes' were uncommon and that climate may be a relevant factor. His views form a marked contrast to those published by various chaplains who visited the island during the 1840s, here they heard harrowing testimonies from some convicts. Nonetheless, Hampton acknowledges the difficulty of ascertaining such facts, and concedes his views are 'a mere matter of opinion and belief'.

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        Further Correspondence on the Subject of Convict Discipline and Transportation?

      William Clowes and Son for HMSO, February, London 1849 - Tall quarto, with a large folding handcoloured map of penal works in Van Diemen's Land, very good in recent green boards with front wrapper bound in. A rich and diverse source of primary information on convict management, especially relating to alleged abuses on Norfolk Island under Commandant John Price. In this report the Reverend Bragly Naylor laments the acute shortage of labour available in the Australian colonies, providing examples of wastage and missed opportunities resulting from exorbitant wages. He asserts magnificent crops have rotted in the ground because the cost of reaping them is simply too high. Furthermore, the Reverend Naylor warns of dire moral consequences when wastrels and malcontents can command extortionate wages: 'The capitalist and the employer are the insulted drudges of the persons they are nevertheless forced at any rate to employ; while the exorbitant wages paid lead to idleness and dissipation, and there is no present help for it.' Having rejected coolie labour and German migrants, Naylor proposes a returned to convict labour in a modified form: here only selected convicts of good character are deemed worthy of transportation. This choice group would receive advanced trade education and form an efficient workforce, in contrast to the prevailing use of convicts for unskilled manual labour. Of significant interest is a detailed report by Comptroller-General John Hampton on the state of Norfolk Island under Commandant John Price. For some months leaked reports from wardens on Norfolk Island provided newspapers with detailed accounts of strange and sadistic practices occurring under Price's command. The application of discipline by other inmates and the introduction of the gag system to curb 'insolent, disgusting, and blasphemous language' raised widespread concerns. Hampton was clearly of the old guard, with a dim view of the men sent to Norfolk Island 'many of whom are more ignorant and debased than savages'. In this report he vigorously defends Price from any 'tyrannical abuse of power' and 'cruel and brutal punishments'. However, when Hampton returned to Norfolk Island in 1852 he revised his estimation of Price and condemned his management. Sodomy, both with and without violence, remained an ongoing problem on Norfolk Island. In this report Hampton asserts his belief that 'unnatural crimes' were uncommon and that climate may be a relevant factor. His views form a marked contrast to those published by various chaplains who visited the island during the 1840s, here they heard harrowing testimonies from some convicts. Nonetheless, Hampton acknowledges the difficulty of ascertaining such facts, and concedes his views are 'a mere matter of opinion and belief'. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vanity Fair. A Novel Without A Hero

      Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1849. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1848: First Edition, First Printing. Matching dates of 1848 on copyright and title page. Rebound in green cloth with gilt stamping to spine. In Very Good condition. Browning to plates, toning, light creases and age wear to pages, with a few stains and spots. Light pencil notation at front of text. First American Edition.

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        Description of a Machine for Polishing Specula ... Remarks upon the Art of Casting and Grinding Specula

      London, 1849. OFFPRINT. Modern library bdg.. A very good copy. 4to., There are two eng. plates of the machine. An account of Lassell's development of a machine to polish speculum metal mirrors of large telescopes. In this instance the machine was built by the firm of Nasmyth Gaskell & Co. of Glasgow. Lassell maintained his own observatory at Starfield near Liverpool. There he had erected a 24 foot long 19 inch Newtonian. The opportunities afforded by large telescopes was realized in the many original discoveries that are credited to Lassell. DSB VIII, p. 46; DNB XI, pp. 601 - 602.

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        Collection of British Authors (CONVOLUTE of 3 works in 5 vols./ KONVOLUT aus 3 Werken in 5 Büchern) - John Law. The Projector (in 2 vols.cpl.)/ The Lancashire Witches: A Romance of Pendle Forest (2 vols. in 1 cpl.)/ The Lord Mayor of London: or, City Life in the Last Century (in 2 vols. cpl.), Collection of British Authors;

      Tauchnitz; 1849 - 1864. - je Teil ca. 300 Seiten; each part about 300 pages; Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten Kloster-Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Schnitt und Einband sind staubschmutzig/ stark berieben; Papier altersbedingt leicht angebräunt - teilweise leicht stockfleckig; Der Gesamtzustand ist ansonsten erträglich; KOMPLETTPREIS für 5 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; ENGLISCH! Sprache: en Gewicht in Gramm: 1400

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        The Golliwogg\'s Fox

      Text in verse by Bertha and colour illustrations by her daughter, Florence. 66pp including 28 colour plate illustrations. Bound in brown cloth with coloured pictorial board. Corners a little worn but overall a very good copy.Published: Longmans,Green and Co., c190-?Bertha Upton (1849-1912) supplied the texts for a memorable series of oblong story books in verse, while her daughter, Florence K. Upton (1873-1922), brought them to life with her pictures of wooden dolls and the then universally loved nursery favourite \"Golliwogg\" which is how she spelt the name. Florence, who was born in New York to English parents, created both the name and the little shock-haired figure who first appeared in this unique series of picture books, all published by Longmans, Green & Co., London. On the death of her father in 1889, she and her mother returned to England.The Adventures of Two Dutch Dolls (1895) was the first of the many titles in which Mrs Upton and her talented daughter co-operated, all issued in oblong-quarto format, in a binding of glazed pictorially-printed paper-covered boards with cloth spines, and each having c 64-66pp of text and illustrations. Owing to their unusual size and shape, and the fact that their covers easily soil, these books are difficult to find in good condition.During World War I, Florence Upton gave her entire collection of manuscripts, drawings, and the original Golliwogg and Dutch Dolls, to the Red Cross. They were auctioned in London and fetched nearly £500, the money being used to buy an ambulance. The purchaser, Miss Faith Moore, donated the collection to Chequers, the British Prime Minister\'s official country residence in the Chilterns, where they were kept for many years in the Long Gallery. Now, many of the original drawings are to be seen in the guests\' rooms.

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        The Mabinogion

      London. Llandovery.: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. W Rees., 1849 VG+, 3 vols, 1st ed, 20 plates, 49 woodcuts. In early 20c full maroon leather, blind and gilt edge tooling, gilt image to upper covers, corners and edges rubbed. Spines, faded, raised bands, gilt tooling and titles. Internally, board edges and turn-ins with decorative gilt tooling, green endpapers, bookplate to fpds (Williams Wynn), text block edges all in gilt. Vol 1, 1849, half title, engraved titlepage, [5], (vi-xxiii), [1], [2], [1], 2-411 pp, 15 pls (3 large folding), 7 woodcuts, printed by William Rees, Llandovery. Vol 2, 1849, half title, eng tp, [2], [5], 6-444 pp, 4 pls, 13 woodcuts. Vol 3, 1849, half title, eng tp, [7], 8-400 pp, 1 pl, 29 woodcuts. Occasional tiny mark to covers but 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.

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        Kst.- Karte, bei Carlo Cerri, "Carta Stradale e Postale dell Italia disegnata secondo le Carte e le Opere piu accreditate dei moderni Geografi .. 1849".

      . dat. 1849, 155 x 120 (H). Seltene Postkarte von Italien in 8 Blatt, jeweils in 8 Segmenten auf Leinwand montiert. Faltbar mit dem Or.- Schuber der Zeit. - Oben rechts der Titel, am linken Rand und rechts unten Erklärungen ("Riparto territoriale"). Links unten eine Insetkarte "Itinerario postale d'Italia".

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        Oanedubme Dr. Erik Pontoppidan çilgitusast. Asatuvvum Oappogirjen. Samas jorggaluvvum papast N. V. Stockflethast.

      Kristianiast 1849. 175, (1) s. Samt. skinnryggbd, uten ryggtittel. Noe gulnet

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        AUTOGRAPH NOTE Signed [ANs]. Unpublished. [accompanied by] STEEL PLATE ENGRAVING Of DICKENS.

      Devonshire Terrace: 1849 - An unpublished letter written at Devonshire Terrace, dated Twenty Seventh June 1849, from Dickens to an undeciphered recipient inviting the gentleman to dinner "on Thursday, the fifth of July, at a quarter past six." Signed in full, with flourish underneath. Mounted with later 19th C steel engraving of Dickens, seated, in his contemplative pose, with facsimile signature underneath. Age-toning to both ANs & engraving, the latter having a bit of foxing. Very Good. Modern matting, with plain oak frame. ANs: 6-1/2" x 4-1/4". Engraving: 6-5/8" x 4-3/4". Framed: 12-3/4" x 15-1/2". 10 lines of holograph text comprise the letter. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Letters to Charles Buller , Junior, Esq., M.P., from the Australian Patriotic Association

      Sydney: D. L. Welch, Atlas Office, George Street, opposite the Barrack Gate, 1849. Octavo, inscribed from the author on the title-page, with the addendum slip; a very good copy in a handsome burgundy roan binding, lettered in gilt, a few scuffs. The Australian Patriotic Association. An excellent copy of one of William Bland's more uncommon titles, inscribed to one of his main supporters, again in the distinctive Sydney roan bindings with which Bland is associated. This 1849 publication, as Bland makes clear in the preface, reprints and collects the more important papers of the Australian Patriotic Association ('Numerous applications being still made for the papers of the Patriotic Association, now nearly out of print, it becomes desirable to republish them…'). The letters collected here were addressed to Charles Buller, a British reformer who had died in 1848, a year before this publication was issued. The dedication is to Bland's great ally W.C. Wentworth. Bland made a habit of presenting such volumes, usually to figures of influence, and this is no exception, inscribed to "J. D. Crawford, Esq. with the author's kind regards. 1849." Crawford was listed as one of the earliest supporters of the Association, and by 1839 was appointed the Collector of subscriptions.

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        Thirty Plates illustrative of Natural Phenomena, Etc. with a short description annexed to each plate

      The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London 1849 - The second edition of 1849 in publisher's brown blind-stamped publisher's cloth with gilt title on front board. Neatly re-backed with new matching spine and new dark blue/black end papers and paste downs. Corners consolidated. Light marking and wear to the boards. The hand-coloured plates are numbered 1-30 and are all present and in very good clean condition. Some occasional light foxing and dust-soiling throughout but mainly to the first five pages. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mooltan, during and after the Siege

      London: Wm. S. Orr and Co.,, 1849. Being Twenty-one Drawings, from Sketches taken on the Spot by John Dunlop, M.D. Assistant Surgeon H.M.'s 32nd Regiment. And lithographed in Tints, by Andrew Maclure. With a Descriptive and Historical Account of the Siege. Folio (370 × 265 mm). Original red cloth, skilfully rebacked to style, lettered in gilt on the upper board and with panels in blind and gilt, light cream endpapers. Hand-finished tinted lithographic pictorial half-title and 21 similar plates, original tissue-guards intact. A little rubbed and soiled, light browning, some light marginal foxing, off-setting to the tissue-guards, very good. First edition. Uncommon plate book recording the five month siege of Mooltan, now Multan in Pakistan. The attempt of the British to impose a new ruler on the city led to the defiance of Dewan Mulraj, and to the siege which precipitated the Second Sikh War. The plates include images of the city itself, the participants including "Moolraj" and his brothers, and key moments during the siege, the text offers a reasonably full description of events, partly drawn from Dunlop's own account. Contemporary ownership inscription of Henry Delves Broughton and the bookplate of his wife, Lady Delves Broughton, to the front pastedown.

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        The Mabinogion

      London. Llandovery.: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. W Rees., 1849 VG+, 3 vols, 1st ed, 20 plates, 49 woodcuts. In early 20c full maroon leather, blind and gilt edge tooling, gilt image to upper covers, corners and edges rubbed. Spines, faded, raised bands, gilt tooling and titles. Internally, board edges and turn-ins with decorative gilt tooling, green endpapers, bookplate to fpds (Williams Wynn), text block edges all in gilt. Vol 1, 1849, half title, engraved titlepage, [5], (vi-xxiii), [1], [2], [1], 2-411 pp, 15 pls (3 large folding), 7 woodcuts, printed by William Rees, Llandovery. Vol 2, 1849, half title, eng tp, [2], [5], 6-444 pp, 4 pls, 13 woodcuts. Vol 3, 1849, half title, eng tp, [7], 8-400 pp, 1 pl, 29 woodcuts. Occasional tiny mark to covers but 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.

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        Gaisberg

      . Gaisberg. Tonlithographie v. L. Rottmann nach G. Pezolt aus "Salzburg und seine Angraenzungen" Salzburg 1849, 21,5 x 27 cm - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Nebehay-W. 502 / 1.Abt. 32. - Blick von Schallmoos auf Gnigl u. Schloß Neuhaus mit dem Gaisberg u. dem Nockstein im Hintergrund.

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        Steinernes Meer

      . Steinernes Meer. Tonlithographie v. L. Rottmann nach G. Pezolt aus "Salzburg und seine Angraenzungen" Salzburg 1849, 21,5 x 27,5 cm - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Nebehay-W. 502, 1.Abt. 81. - Zeigt im Vordergrund Saalfelden u. Schloß Lichtenberg.

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        British Butterflies and their Transformations

      London Wm. S. Orr & Co 1849. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Modern rebind with new eps. Age-toning within. Light spotting to some plates Reprint Half leather cloth cover 290mm x 230mm (11" x 9"). xii, 137pp + index. Illustrated title page and 42 hand coloured plates.

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