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        PLANO DE MADRID.

      - Entelado. Bien conservado en una carterita en tela actual con tejuelo original pegado sobre la cubierta. 111x84. Madrid, 1849. LIBROS ANTIGUOS

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        Die Einheitsbestrebungen in der wissenschaftlichen Medicin

      Berlin, Druck und Verlag von G. Reimer, 1849. - (1. Aufl.), 8° (22x14), VI S., 1 Bl., 48 S., OKart (Brosch), minimal angestaubt, sauber und gepflegt, [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        PRINTED "VALLEY NOTE" CURRENCY IN DENOMINATION OF $2.00, SIGNED BY BRIGHAM YOUNG WITH PRINTED HEADING: "G.S.L. CITY, JAN, 20, 1849"].

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

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        Shirley. A Tale

      London: Smith, Elder and Co.,, 1849. By Currer Bell, Author of "Jane Eyre." In Three Volumes. 3 vols, Post octavo. Rebound in burgundy quarter morocco, titles to spines gilt, marbled paper boards, tissue guards before and after contents. Housed in a brown cloth drop-down box. Complete with 16pp. publisher's catalogue dated October 1849 at end of vol. I; without half-titles as issued. Pages rather tanned and with some minor nibbling at the tips of a few leaves, overall a good copy. First edition. Her second published novel, completed in the same year as the deaths of her brother and two sisters, set during the Luddite Riots at the beginning of the 19th century. The character of Shirley Keeldar is partly based on Emily Brontë.

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        Das Königliche Hoftheater zu Dresden., Herausgegeben von Gottfried Semper, Professor der Baukunst an der Academie zu Dresden. Nebst einem Anhang: Prolog zu Eröffnung des neuen Schauspielhauses zu Dresden. In Bezug auf den vom Professor Hübner gemalten Hauptvorhang gedichtet von Theodor Hell.

      Braunschweig, Verlag Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn, 1849 - Mit 12 Kupfertafeln., 20 Seiten + 12 ganzseitige Tafeln., Inhalt: I.: Vorbericht. II.: Allgemeines über die Einrichtung des Dresdner Theaters. III. Erklärung der Kupfertafeln. Tafel I: Generalplan. Tafel II: Ansicht des Theaters, von der Seite des Königl. Schlosses, also von Süden aus betrachtet. Tafel III: Innere Ansicht des Theatersaales, von dem Amphitheater aus betrachtet. Tafel IV: Grundrisse der unteren Räume und des Parterre. Tafel V.: Grundpläne des zweiten, dritten und vierten Ranges. Tafel VI.: Vordere Ansicht (Rundbau) und Querdurchschnitt. Tafel VII.: Hintere Ansicht und Längendurchschnitt. Tafel VIII.: Details und Logen. Tafel IX.: Details zur Vorhalle zur Königlichen Loge. Tafel X.: Plafond des Saales und der Treppenhäuser. Tafel XI.: Details des Foyer. Tafel XII.: Quer- und Längendurchschnitt der Maschinen. Einband berieben und fleckig, Buchrücken restauriert, Papier altersbedingt gilb und teils stockfleckig. Insgesamt gutes und seltenes Exemplar. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 12000 Folio. blaue goldgeprägte Leinwand.,

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        Lateinos

      London; William Edward Painter 1849 - Hardcover, brown cloth blind-stamped boards with gilt decoration and titles, 8vo, 9 by 5¾ inches, xxvi, 296pp, plus 2pp reviews of the earlier edition of this work at rear. Second edition, which includes the text of the Rev. G. Stanley Faber's reply to Rabett's original issue of this title, along with Rabett's refutation of this reply. From the title page - "Lateinos, (from Lateinus,) is the mark, or the name of the beast, having seven heads and ten horns: it being the name of a man: and containing the number of his name: (.), i.e. 666. Rev. xiii. 1, 2, 11, 16, 17, 18. In fact, Leteinos is the proper apellative, "mark, or the name" of the latin kingdoms, pagan and papal, which are the special subjects of the seven heads and ten horns of the apocalyptic beast, in St John's vision, and is, therefore, the solution of St. John's enigma." Rabett's original work of 1835 drew a response from a Rev. Gaorge Stanley Faber, which is included in this second edition as chapter XII, along with the Rev. Rabett's (slightly hissy) refutation of same. A bit of a spat in the arcane theology section, it would seem. Pages clean and quite bright, some browning to edges but unfoxed. Ink owner's name to front free endpaper. Binding solid but cloth showing at both hinges, spine faded and boards faded at edges. There is what looks like a document pocket on the verso of the front board, but there is no insert, and we can see no reference in the contents to what may have been included. Fascinating or laughable, depending on your point of view. Very Good [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The California and Oregon Trail.

      George P. Putnam, New York 1849 - First edition, first printing. Octavo, original cloth. This is the scarce first issue in cloth, with ad leaf preceding the frontispiece. Publisher's catalogue in the rear and binding with PARKMAN set in sans-serif type on the spine. A good copy with the crown and foot of the spine showing wear and wear to the bottom boards. Contemporary inscription on the front free endpage. Housed in a custom quarter morocco case. The California and Oregon Trail is the gripping account of Francis Parkman's journey west across North America in 1846. After crossing the Allegheny Mountains by coach and continuing by boat and wagon to Westport, Missouri, he set out with three companions on a horseback journey that would ultimately take him over two thousand miles. His detailed description of the journey, set against the vast majesty of the Great Plains, has emerged through the generations as a classic narrative of one man's exploration of the American Wilderness. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Expedition to discover the sources of the White Nile, in the years 1840, 1841, from the German by Charles William O'Reilly.

      Bentley London 1849 - First English edition. 2 volumes, 8vo., ix, 354; vi, 346pp., folding plate, folding map, modern red half morocco gilt, traces of old stamps to title and plate versos, a very good copy. Provenance: Humphrey Winterton (book label). Werne took part in the second European exploratory mission to discover the source of the White Nile, which penetrated as far as Gondokoro. Reputed to have been utilised by Burton, Spek, and Baker. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE CALIFORNIA AND OREGON TRAIL: BEING SKETCHES OF PRAIRIE AND ROCKY MOUNTAIN LIFE

      New York: George P. Putnam, 1849., 1849. First edition. Second printing. Includes the terminal advertisement pages numbered 1 through 6 and 8, worn type at the edges of pp. 436 and 437. One of 500 copies. There were 1,000 copies of the first printing published a month earlier in 1849. 8vo. Original bluish gray blind stamped cloth, titles stamped in gold gilt on the spine, 448 (7) pp., frontis., pictorial half-title. One of the classic overland narratives. Field 1177 says "Mr. Parkman had all the genuine love of adventure of a frontiersman, the taste for the picturesque and romantic of an artist, and the skill in narration of an accomplished raconteur. It is not too high praise of his work to say, that his pictures of savage life are not excelled by the narratives which had their birth in the personal experience of Washington Irving, or the imagination of Fenimore Cooper." Rittenhouse 450 says "Although generally considered to be only an Oregon Trail item, the last part of this work describes a journey by Parkman down the Arkansas River and along the SFT in 1846, during which he met U.S. military units marching west." Former owner's inked name and date (1851), lightly foxed throughout, rebound with original spine laid-down, with light cosmetic restoration to the spine ends and corners, else a very good copy. A most serviceable copy. GRAFF 3201. HOWES P97. FIELD 1177. RITTENHOUSE 450. RADER 2608. WAGNER/CAMP 170 1b. COWAN p. 474. FLAKE 3277. MINTZ 359. STREETER SALE 1815. HOLLIDAY SALE 853.

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        Expedition to Discover the Sources of the White Nile in the Years 1840, 1841

      Richard Bentley, London 1849 - vi + 346 + ix + 354pp. 2 volumes bound as one in red boards with titles and stamped decoration to spine in gilt. Blind stamped decoration to both boards. Mild shelf wear to edges; corners bumped. Lower 6cm of backstrip missing; head of spine chipped with missing portion (approx 5 x 3cm) i.e part of title. Page edges all bright gilt. Slight cracking at front and rear internal hinges, binding firm throughout. Mark from removal of bookplate to front pastedown. Damp staining to rear endpapers and top edge of final pages (341 onwards). Text clean with occasional marginalia. Illustrated with line drawings. Additional photographs on request. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE CALIFORNIA AND OREGON TRAIL

      George P. Putnam, New York 1849 - Second printing with ads 1-6 & 8 bound at the rear and worn type pgs. 436-437. A Good + copy in the original cloth with some chipping and tears along the spine and the rear hinge broken and repaired, but not very cleanly. Internal contents are clean and bright with trivial spots of foxing here and there. Parkman's most famous work, based on a 2-month excursion through western states on a part of the Oregon Trail, including his experiences hunting buffalo with the Sioux Indians. A classic of western-Americana literature. Housed in a custom slipcase with chemise. Good +. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Fragments of the Great Colossi at Memnonium-Thebes

      Day & Son, [London 1849 - 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. Abbey Travel I, 272 (plate #47). Tinted lithograph by Louis Haghe, coloured by hand, mounted on card in imitation of a watercolour (as issued). Fine condition. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Entrance to the Citadel of Cairo. July 2nd, 1849.

      London. 1849 - Size: 425 × 605 mm. Very good condition. Unobtrusive blind stamp. Tinted lithograph with additional colour. Roberts was the first independent, professional British artist to travel so extensively in the Near East. His tour in 1838-9 produced 272 sketches, a panorama of Cairo and three full sketchbooks, enough material to "serve me for the rest of my life" (Roberts, eastern journal, 28 Jan 1839). Over the next decade he made "a series of intire new drawings" for the large coloured lithographs executed by Louis Haghe for The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia, which was originally published by subscription, 1842-9. No publication before this had presented so comprehensive a series of views of the monuments, landscape, and people of the Near East. "Robert's Holy Land was one of the most important and elaborate ventures of nineteenth-century publishing, and it was the apotheosis of the tinted lithograph" (Abbey, Travel). These lithographs were originally published in twenty parts, most parts containing six plates, the price for each part with coloured plates (the most expensive state) being 3 guineas. Sketches in Egypt and Nubia, from Drawings made on the Spot. 1846-9. Abbey, Travel, 272; Gay 2216; Ibrahim-Hilmy, II, p.176; Lipperheide 1591; Tooley (1954) 402.

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        Approach to the Fortress of Ibrim, Nubia

      Day & Son, [London 1849 - 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. Tinted lithograph by Louis Haghe, coloured by hand, mounted on card in imitation of a watercolour (as issued). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Libyan Chain of Mountains, from the Temple of Luxor

      Day & Son, [London 1849 - 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. Abbey Travel I, 272 (plate #30). Tinted lithograph by Louis Haghe, coloured by hand, mounted on card in imitation of a watercolour (as issued). Fine condition. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Mosque of Sultan Hassan, from the Great Square of the Rameyleh. September 1st, 1849.

      London. 1849 - Size: 425 × 610 mm. Very good condition. Unobtrusive blind stamp. Tinted lithograph with additional colouring. Roberts was the first independent, professional British artist to travel so extensively in the Near East. His tour in 1838-9 produced 272 sketches, a panorama of Cairo and three full sketchbooks, enough material to "serve me for the rest of my life" (Roberts, eastern journal, 28 Jan 1839). Over the next decade he made "a series of intire new drawings" for the large coloured lithographs executed by Louis Haghe for The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia, which was originally published by subscription, 1842-9. No publication before this had presented so comprehensive a series of views of the monuments, landscape, and people of the Near East. "Robert's Holy Land was one of the most important and elaborate ventures of nineteenth-century publishing, and it was the apotheosis of the tinted lithograph" (Abbey, Travel). These lithographs were originally published in twenty parts, most parts containing six plates, the price for each part with coloured plates (the most expensive state) being 3 guineas. Sketches in Egypt and Nubia, from Drawings made on the Spot. 1846-9. Abbey, Travel, 272; Gay 2216; Ibrahim-Hilmy, II, p.176; Lipperheide 1591; Tooley (1954) 402.

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        Hand-Colored Lithograph: "Interview with The Viceroy of Eygpt at His Palace, Alexandria, May 12th, 1839.

      London: F.G. Moon, Dec. 1, 1849 - . In handsome cream wooden frame, glazed

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        Jerusalem from the South] April 12th, 1839

      Day & Son, [London 1849 - A fine example of David Roberts' monumental work on the Middle East: 'The Holy Land' and 'Egypt & Nubia', considered the greatest lithographically illustrated work 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) with hand- colouring (and originally 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. Tinted lithograph by Louis Haghe, coloured by hand, removed from original card. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        EL CAIRO DAVID ROBERTS (1849).

      1849 - Publicación: London: Day & Son. The holy land and Egipt and Nubia., 1849. El Cairo desde la Puerta de Citzenib, forma parte del monumental trabajo de David Roberts sobre el Oriente Medio. Considerada como las más preciadas obras litográficas del siglo XIX. El litografiado fue realizado por el maestro Louis Haghe. Medidas: 425 x 600 mm (Con margenes) 345 x 490 mm (Dibujo sin margenes) Otros datos David Roberts nació en Stockbridge localidad próxima a Edimburgo. En 1818 era pintor de escena en el Teatro Pantheon en Edimburgo pasando a teatros de Glasgow para concluir en el Drury lane de Londres. En 1841 fue nombrado miembro de la Royal Academy. Durante 1832 y 1833 visitó España y posteriormente publicó PICTURESQUE SKETCHES IN SPAIN. Comenzó en 1838 su viaje por Oriente Medio del que esta litografía es una bella muestra. Interesante vista y expléndido reflejo del Cairo de mediados del siglo XIX. Técnica Litografía en color. Conserva todos los márgenes.

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        Jericho. April 3rd, 1839

      Day & Son, [London 1849 - 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. This example has been removed from the card mount 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. Tinted lithograph by Louis Haghe, coloured by hand. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Cairo from the Gate of Citzenib, looking towards the Desert of Suez. January 1st, 1849.

      London. 1849 - Tinted lithograph (two tints). Size: 33 x 49 cm. Very good condition. Unobtrusive blind stamp. Roberts was the first independent, professional British artist to travel so extensively in the Near East. His tour in 1838-9 produced 272 sketches, a panorama of Cairo and three full sketchbooks, enough material to "serve me for the rest of my life" (Roberts, eastern journal, 28 Jan 1839). Over the next decade he made "a series of entire new drawings" for the large coloured lithographs executed by Louis Haghe for The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia, which was originally published by subscription, 1842-9. No publication before this had presented so comprehensive a series of views of the monuments, landscape, and people of the Near East. "Robert's Holy Land was one of the most important and elaborate ventures of nineteenth-century publishing, and it was the apotheosis of the tinted lithograph" (Abbey, Travel). These lithographs were originally published in twenty parts, most parts containing six plates, the price for each part with coloured plates (the most expensive state) being 3 guineas. Sketches in Egypt and Nubia, from Drawings made on the Spot. 1846-9. Abbey, Travel, 272; Gay 2216; Ibrahim-Hilmy, II, p.176; Lipperheide 1591; Tooley (1954) 402.

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        Histoire critique des exploits et des vicissitudes de la cavalerie pendant les guerres de la Révolution et de l'Empire, jusqu'à l'armistice du 4 juin 1813. D'après l'allemand.

      Paris, Corréard, 1848-1849, - 2 tomes en un vol. in-8, XII-241 pp. et VII-[1]-226 pp., veau glacé parme, dos orné à nerfs soulignés de pointillés et de filets dorés, filet doré d'encadrement sur les plats, coupes guillochées à la hauteur des coins, roulette intérieure, tranches peignées (Tripier-Bradel).Ouvrage estimé et devenu rare. C'est une compilation, mais faite avec intelligence et provenant en grande partie de sources allemandes. Elle permet donc d'étudier l'histoire de la cavalerie pendant cette époque mémorable d'après les récits de nos adversaires (Menessier). De la bibliothèque du vicomte de Bourbon-Busset (ex-libris). Bon exemplaire (dos passé, rousseurs, plus soutenues sur certaines pages). Mennessier de La Lance, II, 590. Pohler, III, 662.

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        Pétition adressée à l'Assemblée Nationale législative, pour demander le rétablissement de l'emploi de conservateur du Cabinet des médailles et antiques de la Bibliothèque Nationale, supprimé par arrêté de M. Carnot, du 1er mars 1848.

      Paris, Firmin Didot frères 1849 - in-8, 13 pp., demi-veau vert, dos lisse orné de filets dorés, tranches mouchetées (reliure de l'époque). Dos insolé, rousseurs. Rare. Avec les opuscules réunis (cf. infra), la plaquette documente un épisode qui compromit gravement la carrière de Désiré Raoul-Rochette (1790-1854), alors conservateur des médailles et pierres gravées du Cabinet des Médailles de la Bibliothèque royale depuis la mort d'Aubin-Louis Millin (1818). Laissant à Mionnet, premier employé du Cabinet, le soin des travaux scientifiques, il ne s'intéressa qu'aux acquisitions et se consacra surtout à la chaire d'archéologie de la Bibliothèque. Tout se passa à peu près normalement jusqu'à ce que deux affaires viennent entacher sa réputation : celle du trésor de Berthouville et celle du grand vol de 1831. Dans la première affaire, devançant Charles Lenormant qui intervenait pour le Louvre, il agit avec Rollin, marchand de médailles et d'antiquités au Palais-Royal, un des principaux partenaires du Cabinet, confondant les intérêts du marchand et ceux de son département, sans certainement en retirer un profit personnel. L'opinion publique le rendit cependant responsable du vol de 1831 qui fut un vrai désastre pour le Cabinet. Ces affaires portèrent un coup fatal à son ascension. Candidat à deux reprises à la direction de la Bibliothèque, en 1838, et en 1839, il lui fut à chaque fois préféré Jomard. De plus, en 1832 avaient été créés deux postes nouveaux au Cabinet, celui de second conservateur et celui de second conservateur-adjoint auxquels furent nommés respectivement Letronne et Lenormant. De 1832 à 1848, Letronne s'employa à le déconsidérer. Raoul- Rochette fut victime de la chute de Louis-Philippe en 1848. Il fut révoqué par Carnot, ministre de l'instruction publique du nouveau gouvernement, mais conserva toutefois sa chaire d'archéologie à la Bibliothèque. En dépit de ses protestations, il ne revint jamais au Cabinet. Reliées à la suite les autres pièces de la polémique : I. CARNOT (Hippolyte) : Réponse à M. Raoul-Rochette, suivie du rapport d'une commission d'enquête instituée en 1848 par le ministre de l'Instruction publique pour examiner la conduite de M. Raoul-Rochette dan l'acquisition des vases de Bernay. Paris, Imprimerie de L. Martinet, 1850, 40 pp. - II. RAOUL-ROCHETTE : Lettre à M. Carnot, sur sa Réponse à M. Raoul-Rochette, insérée dans la Liberté de penser, revue philosophique et littéraire, tome V (.). Paris, Firmin Didot frères, 1850, 30 pp. -III. RAOUL-ROCHETTE : Post-scriptum à ma Lettre à M. Carnot. Paris, Firmin Didot, 1850, 36 pp. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Principles of Political Economy, with Some of their Applications to Social Philosophy

      London: John W. Parker, 1849.. Second edition. Two volumes. xvi, 611, (1); xvi, 552 pp. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards, spines with raised bands, renewed twin red and green gilt lettered labels, the armorial bookplates of the financier Frederick Henry Norman to the front pastedowns. Neat repairs to the joints and other extremities with some darkening to the leather, a very good set overall. First published the previous year.

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        ENTEN - ELLER. ET LIVS=FRAGMENT, UDGIVET AF VICTORIA EREMITA [EITHER/OR. A FRAGMENT OF LIFE. BY VICTORIA EREMITA]

      Copenhagen: Reitzel Forlag, 1849.. Two volumes bound in one. xiv,[2],320;[4],250pp. Large octavo. Contemporary three-quarter morocco and marbled boards. Bound without first half-title, spine a bit sunned, boards and fore-tips a bit rubbed, early ink name, else a very good, crisp, clean copy. Second edition of Kierkegaard's first major philosophical work. The first edition appeared in 1843, published at his own expense in an edition consisting of only 525 copies. HIMMELSTRUP 21. PRINTING & THE MIND OF MAN 314.

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        CALIFORNIA AND ITS GOLD REGIONS; WITH A GEOGRAPHICAL AND TOPOGRAPHICAL VIEW OF THE COUNTRY, ITS MINERAL AND AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES...WITH A MAP OF THE U. STATES AND CALIFORNIA

      New York: Stringer and Townsend, 1849.. 144p. plus frontispiece engraving and large folding frontispiece map. Modern three-quarter polished calf and marbled boards, raised bands, gilt morocco label. Very minor foxing, early tear in inner margin of map, professionally repaired. Near fine. According to Wheat, "One of the best of the early books on California printed for gold seekers." Robinson, who had produced a book on the Mexican War shortly before, drew on both official and unofficial sources for this book. Kurutz calls this work "a fine anthology of several of the earliest reports of the gold discovery, conditions in California, history of the region, and ways to reach the diggings...The excellent map is important for delineating the various sea and overland routes to California." The gold region is tinted yellow on the map, as well as on the inset "Map of the Gold Region," and the overland routes our drawn in blue. Among the sources drawn on are reports by Mason, Fremont, Larkin, Emory, and Kearny; and newspaper accounts. Robinson discusses several routes to California, recommending the northern Overland Trail as the best. Howes, Kurutz, and Sabin note two issues, of 137 and 144 pages, of which this is the latter, printed with an appendix on pages 125- 144. This copy also includes the frontispiece view of San Francisco which Howes notes is "sometimes found, inserted, but was not issued with the book." HOWES R366, "b." WHEAT GOLD RUSH 168. WHEAT GOLD REGIONS 70. WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI 591. GRAFF 3527. COWAN, p.537. KURUTZ 539a. SABIN 72070.

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        A MAN MADE OF MONEY (First Edition in Original Publisher's Cloth)

      London: Punch, 1849. Jerrold, Douglas. A MAN MADE OF MONEY. London: Punch Office, 1849. Twelve illustrations by John Leech. First Book Edition. A Very Good copy (for this title, almost as good as it gets) in original publisher's brown cloth, gilt, with its compelling design of a one-pound bank note on the upper cover. The binding is rubbed in a few places, the spine is a trifle scuffed at the bottom, there is a small circular stain on the lower cover, inner hinges just starting to crack, but firm and bright copies in original cloth like this are rarely seen. Jerrold (1803-1857) was a noted author, playwright, journalist, satirist, and dear, longtime friend of Charles Dickens. A MAN MADE OF MONEY was the third of his four novels and possibly his best. It has supernatural elements embedded in a domestic tale; everything in the protagonist's world seems normal save for the fact he can pull money out of his chest. This wish-fulfillment fantasy with its moral low-ground may rate as Jerrold's most appealing satirical tale. While generally forgotten today, Jerrold at one time was part of the comic literary royalty of his time, the equal of the other two members: Dickens and Thackeray. When Jerrold dies in 1857, Dickens and Thackeray were both pall bearers for the writer often described as "the wittiest man in London." An uncommon opportunity for the collector of Victorian Literature.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Illus. by John Leech.

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        Recherches sur l’histoire politique et littéraire de l’Espagne pendant le Moyen-âge.

      Ed. Leyde, E.J. Brill 1849 - Tome I (1 seul volume paru). 1 Vol. Grand In-8° de XII & 711 pp. Demi-chagrin bleu, plat marbré, dos à nerfs, pièce de titre. (Reliure soignée), première Ed. Lettre à M. Reinaud et Défremery, servant de préface. Recherche sur les Todjibides d’Aragon, les Benou-Hashim, rois de Saragosse, et les Benou-çomadih, rois d’Almérie – Quelques remarques sur l’histoire de Murcie pendant la première moitié du cinquième siècle de l’Hégire – Varia – Examen de l’ouvrage de M. Hoogvliet, sur l’histoire des Aftacides et sur la vie du poète Ibn-Abdoun (premier article). -Les historiens arabes et les numismates européens. Un relieur maladroit et les historiens de l’Espagne.- Notice sur les Becrites, seigneurs d’Huelva et de Djezireh Schaltisch, et sur la vie et les ouvrages du célèbre géographe Abou-Obaid Al-Becri.- Histoire de Valence depuis 1061 jusqu’à 1084. – Le Cid. Textes et résultats nouveaux. – Additions et corrections. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Storia della Repubblica di Venezia scritta da Leone Galibert autore dell'Algeria antica e moderna.

      Bertocci Editore, Prato e Genova 1849 - 2 volumi in uno in 8°; legatura coeva in mezza pelle testa di moro; piatti marmorizzati. Titolo, autore e filettature dorate al dorso, i tre tagli sono marmorizzati. Pagine (2), 502, (2); 360 Doppio frontespizio con vignetta ispirata a Venezia. Storia di Venezia dalle invasioni barbariche al dominio austriaco. Notevole apparato iconografico costituito da 34 Tavole protette dalle veline e tra le quali si segnalano n. 28 Tavole con coloritura coeva a gouache, dedicate ai costumi di Venezia, e 6 Tavole costituite da fini acciai degli episodi storici e dei luoghi più caratteristici di Venezia. In coda troviamo la Lista cronologica dei Dogi della Repubblica di Venezia e La Biografia degli uomini più illustri di Venezia principalmente nelle Scienze e Lettere per servire di corredo alla Storia di Leone Galibert. Rara prima tiratura della prima edizione dalla legatura di pregio, rarissime fioriture nel testo. Opera allo stato di ottimo

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        Pendennis

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

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        ENGLISH BOTANY OR COLOURED FIGURES OF BRITISH PLANTS

      1849 - 1849. Fair condition with no wrapper. Three-quarter black leather binding. 94 hand-coloured plates. Volume XVI. Front board detached. Two thrids of backstrip missing, corners worn. Pencil annotation througout. Rear board almost detached. Some damp cricking of pages and a couple of light damp marks to pages. All plates present. [S] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bilder-Atlas zum Conversations-Lexikon. Ikonographische Encyklopädie der Wissenschaften und Künste. Dritte Abtheilung: Geschichte und Völkerkunde [ohne Tafeln],

      Brockhaus Leipzig 1849 - 68 Seiten Brockhaus Verlag 1849, Dreiviertelleder-Ausgabe, 68 Seiten, Buchrücken und Buchecken in braunem Leder, Buchrücken mit sehr schönem Goldprägedruck mit rotem Leder unterlegt, Buchschnitt (Rundum-Gründschnitt) in sehr gutem Zustand, Seiten innen hell aber gebrauchs-/altersfleckig, Cover: braunmarmorierter Pappband abgegriffen, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, für sein Alter - über 150 Jahre alt - in noch recht gutem Zustand, ohne Tafeln (intern. 25M/antiquarisch/braun rot braun/Leder/-3) Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 280

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        Nouveau Manuel Complet de Facteur D'Orgues. Atlas. [Encyclopedie-Roret].

      Paris. A la Librairie Encyclopedique de Roret. [1849]. - folio, 31cm, title-page vignette, 43 engraved plates (primarily double-page) consisting of 972 detailed diagrams / figures, cloth backed marbled boards, gilt spine title, some board & spine wear, contents fine. Titles in French.(cgc) A plate book to accompany a French manual on organ making. With nearly one thousand engravings showing all aspects of the organ. Several very intricate illustrations were engraved by Moisy. A very valuable and scarce guide to nineteenth century organ construction. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        RECUEIL GENERAL DES LOIS ET DES ARRETS, 19 VOL. (1831-1849) + JURISPRUDENCE DU XIXe SIECLE, OU TABLE DECENNALE (1 VOL.) & TABLE TRICENNALE (1 VOL.) DU RECUEIL GENERAL DES LOIS ET DES ARRETS, DE 1831 A 1840

      Recueil Général des Lois et des Arrêts 1849 - RO40091405: 21 volumes grand format (In-4) d'env. 800-1000 pages chacun. Texte sur 2 colonnes. Papier et étiquettes annotées, collés sur les dos. Plats généralement abîmés, avec manques. Quelques pages abîmées, avec manques, altérant la lecture (Table décennale). Recueils généraux, avec notes et commentaires, présentant sur chaque question le résumé de la jurisprudence et la doctrine des auteurs. Fondé par J.-B. Sirey. Rédigé depuis 1831 par L.-M. Devilleneuve et A.-A. Carette. 2e série. Tables décennale et tricénnale présentant sur toutes les matières du droit (non codifiées). des résumés chronologiques de la législation et un parallèle de la jurisprudence et de la doctrine des auteurs. In-4 Broché. Etat d'usage. Plats abîmés. Dos fané. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 340-Droit [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Viaggi di Gulliver

      Paulin et le Chevalier, Parigi 1849 - in 8° - pp.XXXVIII + 328 - Mezza pelle con titolo in oro al dorso - Edizione illustrata da 400 intagli - Lievi fioriture - Lungo taglio netto a pag 78 ma senza perdita di testo - Libro usato [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Excursions in Southern Africa 2 Vols

      359+456 pp with plates and text illustrations Re-bound in half-calf with marbled paper-covered boards. Vol 1 has frontis. ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. William Shoberl 1849 & 1850 (different impressions), A history of the Cape Colony up to and including the War of the Axe 1846-8 in which the author was supernumerary officer in charge of irregulars and of which he relates his personal experiences in volume 2. The book contains an expose of misgovernment at the Cape by the incumbent governor and this made publication of the work very difficult. An uncommon work. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.

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        Grand Panorama of London from the Thames. Extending from the New Houses of Parliament to Greenwich Hospital. . Eighteen-Feet in Length

      Charles, Evans, & I. Whitelaw, Sold By Simpkin, Marshall, London 1849 - An 18 foot long engraving with 5 joins, printed one-side, folded zig-zag fashion (accordion pleat) to 14.5 cm x 16.5 cm, mounted within brown cloth boards decorated in blind and gilt, front pastedown is red lettered title-page. Conservational repairs to a few map folds and edges, some stains and soiling, previous owner's signature to front pastedown, covers lightly soiled and faded, otherwise a quite good copy of this scarce view book. The view extends from Westminster downstream to Greenwich Reach, across the river and up the south bank to Deptford with text references in the lower margin. This is an extended version of the original twelve foot version published in 1845. Size: 12 Mo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Armorial genevois. Essai historique sur les armoiries, les sceaux, les milices et les sociétés militaires, les uniformes et les bannières, les médailles et les monnaies de Genève, depuis l'époque la plus ancienne jusqu'à nos jours

      Chez Les principaux libraires et chez l'Auteur, Plainpalais, 386, Genève 1849 - Agréable reliure demi-cuir prune et toile prune, dos à quatre nerfs avec inscription dorée - (xii), 368 pp., 42 pp. (explications des planches), + 46 planches, y compris le frontispice. Quelques rousseurs éparses, notamment sur les premières pages, sinon très bel état. Six planches, ainsi que le frontispice sont coloriés à la main. Très bel exemplaire.

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        Constitution of the State of California

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

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        Nouvelle Encyclopédie Monétaire D'or et D'argent En Circulation Chez Les Divers Peuples Du Monde.

      Chez L'auteur, Paris 1849 - Petit in folio, demi reliure de chagrin vert, dos à nerfs ornéXV - 218 pages, table des matières, 198 planches. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Modern Housewife or Menagere, Comprising Nearly One Thousand Receipts for the Economic and Judicious Preparation of Every Meal of the Day, and Those for the Nursery and Sick Room; with Minute Directions for Family Management in All Its Branches

      Simpkin, Marshall, & Co., London 1849 - FINEST COPY EXTANT (?) Second edition (so stated). Octavo. Original gilt and blind stamped green cloth, pictorial spine with stag head seated woman with trout; yellow coated endpapers. Small ticket of book binder Josiah Westley, London. Few small spots to cloth, but an exceptionally tight, clean, fresh copy. Frontispiece portrait and illustrated title page; a few small vignettes in text. No dust jacket. Very good. 441 pages + 14 pages of ads. Printed by Savill and Edwards, 4 Chandos Street, Covent Garden. Cagle 1004. Oxford page 180. Bitting page 443. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bentley's Miscellany (March, April, May, 1839) [Bound with] Edmond Dantes and Ellen Wareham

      (Bentley; Noble; Peterson), (London; Louisville;Philadelphia) 1849 - Sammelband. Three distinct works bound in one volume. 23.5 cm. 1. Bentley's Miscellany. (Three issues: March, April, May, 1839; pp. 219-562.) With eight etched plates by George Cruikshank. 2. Edmond Dantes. A sequel to the Count of Monte-Cristo. [by Edmund Flagg] (Louisville, KY: George W. Noble, 1849. 203 pp.) With two wood-engraved frontispiece plates by F.J. Pilliner. 3. Ellen Wareham [or, Love and Duty, by Miss Ellen Pickering [i.e. Arabella Jane Sullivan]. Philadelphia: T.B. Peterson (no date); pp. [9]-116, [2]. Lacks the title page, with 2 pages of advertisements at the back. In red half morocco and marbled paper boards, morocco spine label, all edges specked. Good or better with moderate scattered foxing to the text pages. "Ellen Wareham" lacks the title page, and has one circular dampstain to the upper half of the first eight leaves, with a small tear to the first leaf; else all three works are very good and complete. Bentley's features two installments of "Oliver Twist," its first printed appearance, illustrated with two plates by Cruikshank; and the first three installments of "Jack Sheppard" by Ainsworth, with six plates by Cruikshank. Bound in after Bentley's three numbers are two scarce American imprints: the true first American edition of "Edmond Dantes," published in Kentucky, and the first American edition of "Ellen Wareham," published in Philadelphia. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Philip van Artevelde: A Dramatic Romance. In Two Parts

      London - Edward Moxon, 1849 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A tragic play which commemorates the life of this fourteenth centuryFlemish patriot. Fifth Edition. With a bookbinder's stamp for Budden to the verso of the front free-endpaper. Complete in two parts. Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally, rubbed, with lossto top of spine. Front joint starting. Hinges failed. Internally, the textblock is generally firmly bound, although the front free-endpaper, front blank andhalf-title are detached but present. Page 307, the rear blank, andrear free-endpaper remain attached to the rear board. Occasional light foxing prominent to first and last few pages, with occasional marks. Private ink ownership stamp from Trinity College to verso of front free-endpaper. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        TEATRO DE LA GUERRA: CABRERA, LOS MONTEMOLINISTAS Y REPUBLICANOS EN CATALUÑA. (2 tomos). Crónicas de nuestros días. Redactada por un testigo ocular de los acontecimientos.

      Madrid: Imprenta de D. B. González, 1849. - 4to. Tomo 1º. XIV 395 pp. 119 pp. 2 h. Tomo 2º. 255 pp. 95 pp. 2 h. En el tomo 1º vistas de Manresa, Olot, Solsona, Falcet, Urgel, Berga, y retratos y biografías de Van-Halen, Llauder, Urbiztondo, barón de Méer, Linage. En el tomo 2º vistas de Lérida, Vich, Ripoll, Acción del Pasteral, Calaf. Retratos y biografías de Montemolín, Cabrera, Pavía, Ameller, Baldrich, y Concha. Encuadernación en holandesa piel de época. Buen estado. Palau 328634, no vió esta obra. Recibió sólo una información parcial de D. Manuel Piorno de Valladolid.

      [Bookseller: Librería Antonio Castro-Sevilla]
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