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        Emma: A Novel 1849

      SIMMS AND M'INTYRE, BELFAST 1849 - Boards: mild book, shelf, edge wear, rubs, corner bumps, some soil marks, some discoloration, front hinge cracked. Interior: pages some foxing. Very good condition taking the age into consideration. DATE PUBLISHED: 1849 EDITION: 290 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        PATROLOGIAE CURSUS COMPLETUS, SERIES PRIMA, TOMUS XXXII - XXXIII - XXXIV - XXXV - XXXVI - XXXVII - XXXVIII - XXXIX - XLI - XLII - XLIII - XLIV - XLV - XLVI - XLVII: S. A. AUGUSTINI HIPPONENSIS EPISCOPI OPERA OMNIA, POST LOVANIENSIUM THEOLOGORUM RECENS.

      J.-P. Migne 1849 - RO40177847: 1504 + 1176 + 1308 + 1155 + 1028 + 945 + 1484 + 945 + 872 + 1236 + 842 + 992 + 1912 + 1004 + 1260 pages. Tome XL manquant. Texte en latin sur 2 colonnes, chacune étant paginée. Pièces de titre noires et étiquettes de code sur les dos. Auteur, titre, tomaison, fleurons, bandeaux et filets dorés sur les dos. Tranches marbrées. Ex-libris de la Bibliothèque de l'Institut Catholique de Toulouse au dos des 1ers plats. Tampons de bibliothèque en pages de titre. Dos très frottés, avec quelques manques. Quelques dos et plats détachés. Sive Bibliotheca Universalis, Integra, Uniformis, Commoda, Oeconomica, Omnium SS. Patrum, Doctorum Scriptorumque Ecclesiasticorum. Qui ab Aevo Apostolico ad Usque Innocentii III Tempora Floruerunt. Accurante J.-P. Migne. Cum Supplementum (T. XLVII). In-4 Relié demi-cuir. Etat passable. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos abîmé. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 470-Langues italiques. Latin [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyage Round the World, Embracing the Principal Events of the Narrative of the United States' Exploring Expedition with Engravings

      Philadelphia: George W. Groton 1849 - 8vo. Unmarked pages. Foxing throughout. Good binding and cover. Hardcover. Stamp inside cover. xx, 668 p, 178 engravings. Some rubbing. Ships daily. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Temple called El Khasne, Petra.

      Egypt and Nubia; the Holy Land. 1842-1849 - Size: 330 x 485 mm. Mounted size: 540 x 690 mm. Fine condition. Lithograph. Hand coloured. A beautiful scetch of the Khazneh temple showing a few locals by the entrance to the temple. Known as the Scottish Canaletto, David Roberts was considered one of the best topographical artists of his generation.

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        Flabrotamnus elegans (Mexique" watercolor of a hummingbird

      France, 1849 - Edouard Traviès (1809-1865) Original watercolor with black chalk for Les Oiseaux Les Plus Remarquables France, 1849 Signed and dated lower left 11” x 9”; 22” x 18 1/2” framed The work of Edouard Traviès represents a pinnacle in French ornithological illustration, and his original work is exceedingly rare. Natural history, as a descriptive pursuit bent on identifying new species, demanded detailed illustrations. The minute precision of Traviès’ work places him with the best of France’s scientific artists. Traviès was born in Doullens, in the Somme district of France, in March 1809, the younger brother of the caricaturist Charles Joseph Traviès de Villier (1804-1859). Throughout his career he concentrated on natural history subjects, both in watercolor (he exhibited regularly at the Paris Salon between 1831 and 1866) and lithography. Unlike a number of his contemporaries, he was an artist both with the brush and on stone. These exquisite watercolors were created for what is undoubtedly his greatest published work: Les Oiseaux Les Plus Remarquables par leurs formes et leurs coleurs. Scenes variees de leurs moeurs & de leur habitudes. published simultaneously in Paris and London circa 1857. The illustrations describe the species of birds native to Central and South America, and all show the birds in association with flowering plants indigenous to their habitats, such as orchids and passion flowers. Traviès’ original watercolors were reproduced as both engravings and lithographs, which are considered among the best portraits of birds ever painted. The artist rendered the backgrounds fully, incorporating foliage, flowers, butterflies, and architectural features, as well as incidental details such as dogs, figures hunting, as well as the birds themselves, all with considerable charm. No printed version, however, approaches the profound quality and assurance with which the artist rendered these watercolors. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Colton’s Map of United States, The British Provinces, Mexico, etc., Showing the Gold Regions in California

      New York, Ackermann 1849 - Joseph H. Colton “Colton’s Map of United States, The British Provinces, Mexico, etc., Showing the Gold Regions in California” New York: Ackermann 1849 Lithograph with outline color, with the leather cover and linen map case Sheet size: 19” x 25” Framed size: 30” x 36 ½” Colton’s New York firm was one of the largest American firms of its day, and produced a wide array of important and widely used maps, including many maps in the pocket map format. Beginning with large wall maps of the United States, Joseph H. Colton, along with his brother George W. Colton, expanded the operations of the family firm to include gazetteers and atlases, becoming a major force in map publishing from 1847 to 1884. Gold was “discovered” in California in 1848, and by 1849 the rush to the California goldfields had begun in earnest. Colton’s map contains many references to this transformational time in American history. There are two inset maps: one showing the nautical route from New York to San Francisco around Cape Horn, South America, the other a detailed survey of the Gold Mining regions in Northern California. A vignette of Pyramid Lake, named for the pyramid-shaped rock formation in the lake, is on the left side of the map. In 1843 gold was discovered near Pyramid Lake, but the small find failed to trigger a rush to this region though Fremont’s expedition did visit the lake in 1844. Additionally, land routes taken across the country by the “forty-niners” are shown, as well as the mining boom towns of San Francisco, New Helvetia and Sutter’s Fort (both would become part of Sacramento). This map was also used to illustrate a German pamphlet entitled “Californien und seine verhaltnisse ” (1849) and in “California and its Gold Regions ” by Fayette Robinson (1849) This map is a noteworthy example of Colton’s work, which is characterized by borders embellished with interweaving vines. Colton’s “Map of the United States ” is an important and attractive visual document that holds an important place in the history of California and American westward migration. Reference: Carl I. Wheat “Maps of the California Gold Region 1848-1857”; San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1942.

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        The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia. [With:] Egypt & Nubia, from drawings made on the spot... With historical descriptions by William Brockedon

      London: F.G. Moon, 1849. 6 volumes, large folio. [Holy Land:] Contemporary green morocco gilt by Charles Lewis, the covers with an outer gilt border built up from numerous small tools including arabesques, stylised foliage, crescent moons, flowerheads, etc., the upper covers lettered in gilt with author and title, spines in six compartments with double raised bands, the bands highlighted in gilt, the second and third compartments lettered in gilt, the remaining compartments with repeat overall tooling using tools which echo those used on the covers, gilt turn-ins, cream glazed endpapers, gilt edges. [Egypt:] Contemporary red morocco gilt by Charles Lewis, the covers with an outer gilt border made up from fillets and roll tools, all surrounding an elaborate inner border tooled to a rococco design incorporating shells, scrolling styised foliage and irregularly-shaped panels with overall tooling of lattice work with small tools, the upper covers lettered in gilt with author, title and volume number, spines in six compartments with dou Provenance: Henry Christopher Robarts (1811-1880, armorial bookplate, subscriber); William Graves Perry (bookplate dated 1931) Very fine subscriber's copies of the deluxe hand-coloured editions of Roberts' monumental works on the Middle East: the Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia and Egypt. The greatest lithographically illustrated work of the 19th century, here in stunning contemporary bindings. Roberts' masterpiece was issued in 41 parts over seven years. 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." 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 theater 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 copyright to 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. It is clear that these two works should be considered as a set. They were supplied to the same original subscriber: H.C. Robarts, a London banker and evidently a collector of some taste. He employed the firm of Charles Lewis to bind the work, resulting in these unique and dramatic red and green highly-decorative bindings. (23 7/8 x 17 inches). [Holy Land:] Mounted on guards throughout. 4pp. list of subscribers. Lithographic portrait of Roberts by C. Baugniet on india paper mounted, 3 hand-coloured mounted lithographic titles, 120 hand-coloured lithographic plates, all cut to the edge of the image and mounted on card in imitation of watercolours, as issued, all drawn on stone by Louis Haghe after David Roberts. [Egypt:] Mounted on guards throughout. 3 hand-coloured mounted lithographic titles, 121 hand-coloured lithographic plates, all cut to the edge of the image and mounted in imitation of watercolours, as issued, all drawn on stone by Louis Haghe after David Roberts, 1 engraved map.

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        Histoire De Madame De Maintenon et Des Principaux ?venements Du R?gne De Louis XIV

      Paris - Comptoir des Imprimeurs-Unis, 1849 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A pair of volumes detailing the reign of King Louis XIV of France, in French. Louis XIV, known as Louis the Great or the Sun King, was King of France and of Navarre. His reign, from 1643 to his death in 1715, began at the age of four and lasted seventy-two years, three months, and eighteen days. As such, it is one of the longest documented reigns of any European monarch. An adherent of the theory of the divine right of kings, Louis continued his predecessors' work of creating a centralized state governed from the capital. He sought to eliminate the remnants of feudalism persisting in parts of France and, by compelling the noble elite to inhabit his lavish Palace of Versailles, succeeded in pacifying the aristocracy, many members of which had participated in the Fronde rebellion during Louis' minority. By these means he consolidated a system of absolute monarchical rule in France that endured until the French Revolution. France was the leading European power and fought three major wars: the Franco-Dutch War, the War of the League of Augsburg, and the War of the Spanish Succession - and two minor conflicts - the War of Devolution and the War of the Reunions. Upon his death just days before his seventy-seventh birthday, Louis was succeeded by his five-year-old great-grandson, Louis XV. All his intermediate heirs - his son Louis, le Grand Dauphin; the Dauphin's eldest son Louis, duc de Bourgogne; and Bourgogne's eldest son and his second eldest son, Louis, duc de Bretagne (the older brothers of the future Louis XV) - predeceased him. Volumes I and II of a three-volume set only. Condition: In half-morocco bindings with marbled boards. Externally, generallysmart, with just somerubbing to the boards and extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Armorial bookplate bearing the name, 'Annie York' to front pastedown. Pages are very bright and clean, with just some scattered light spotting to the first and last few pages. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Palaeographia Sacra Pictoria: Being a Series of Illustrations of the Ancient Versions of the Bible, Copied from Illuminated Manuscripts, Executed Between the Fourth and Sixteenth Centuries.

      Henry G. Bohn 1849 - Folio, half-title, 50 fine hand-coloured plates, heightened with gold, of miniatures, initial letters, borders, texts taken from Hebrew, Greek, Oriental Versions, Ancient Italian, Ancient Irish, Anglo-Saxon, Lombardic, Roman etc., Mss. ownership stamp on free endpaper, half-title, preface and errata pages, cont. half morocco, hinges cracked, worn at extremities, corners bruised, t.e.g. From the library of Dr C.E. Wright (former Senior Deputy Keeper Department of Manuscripts, British Museum).

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        Poems

      William D. Ticknor & Co., Boston 1849 - [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der Rhein und die Rheinlande, dargestellt in malerischen Original-Ansichten von Ludwig Lange und in Stahl gestochen von Johann Poppe, im Vereine mit Deutschlands bekanntesten Stahlstechern. Von einem historisch-topographischen Text begleitet.

      Darmstadt,, Verlag Gustav Lange, 1849 - gr.8° (23,5x16cm). Mit 101 Ansichten in Stahlstich (einschl. gest. Titel). 346 S., 16 S, 1Bl., Ganzleinen der Zeit mit Rückengoldprägung. Inhalt: Mainz, Bingen, Koblenz, Neuwied, Bonn, Köln, Frankurt a. M. Tafelteil mehrheitlich wasserrandig (Bildteile wenig betroffen). Einband etwas bestoßen. de Band: [Attributes: First Edition]

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        JUVENILE PASTIMES; or, Girls' and Boys' BOOK Of SPORTS

      New Haven:: Published by S. Babcock,. 1849 [1850].. 16mo. 4-1/4" x 2-3/4". 1st edition (Block, p. 212). Not in Gumuchian, Osborne, nor Spencer. 16 pp.. Pictorial paper wrappers, sewn. Front wrapper imprint with 1850 date.. Light soiling to wrappers, with small abrasion to lower left edge of. front wrapper. Modest bit of foxing. Overall, a VG+ copy.. All references to base-ball from this era are somewhat uncommon, with this a relatively early pictorial depiction of the game. . Illustrated with 17 cuts, of which 2 depict boys playing 'base-ball'.

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        Latin-English dictionary with a torn page repaired by Garfield ? used by him at Hiram in preparation for college ? with a franked envelope of Garfield to ?Agricultural College?

      (1) ?Lexicon of the Latin Language? edited by F.P. Leverett, 1004pp, 6? x 9.75?. Bound together with ?An English-Latin Lexicon, prepared to accompany Leverett?s Latin-English Lexicon, 318pp. Boston: Wilkins, Carter, & Co., 1849. Loose hinges, soiling inside covers, foxing. Internally sound with foxing. Original calf cover scuffed. Modern reinforcement of spine. Good condition.(2) Postmarked envelope free franked by Garfield ?J.A. Garfield / M.C.,? 4.5? x 3.75?. Lightly soiled. Addressed in another hand to Mr. A.H. Post, Agricultural College, Prince George?s Co., Md.?Garfield attended Western Reserve Eclectic Institute in Hiram, Ohio (1851-1854) and Williams College (1854-1856). Affixed inside the front cover of his book is an Autograph Statement Signed ?Wm J. Parmelee,? 1p, 4.25? x 7?. Springfield, Mass., May 20, 1927. In part, ?This lexicon owned by Almeda A. Booth while teaching at Hiram, was used conjointly by James A. Garfield ... and herself while in preparation fo

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        Manuscript book of 'Receipts collected by Mrs. Macdonald and to which are added Useful remarks [for the Mistress of a House].'

      [Circa.] 1849 - 4to, 36 pp and a manuscript title-page. All texts clear and complete. Disbound (from a commonplace book?) and apparently complete. Fair, on aged, brittle gilt-edged paper, with a few closed tears (in particular to the last couple of leaves). The book is presumably in Mrs Macdonald's hand, and the only indication to her identity is the final note (see below), signed 'F. M. M.', which shows her to have been an educated member of the middle classes. Divided into three parts. The first part is 'Useful Remarks for the Mistress of a House' (25 pp, paginated from 1 to 23). The first page carrying remarks on Tea, Loaf Sugar, Moist Sugar, Eggs and Spices, with the last two annotated 'Experientia docet!' The first entry reads: 'Tea should be kept in a dry place, and any store should be in Tin Canisters wrapt in flannel. Two spoonful is the quantity given to work-women for breakfast or Tea.' Extensive sections on Pickles, and Preserves. Also Raspberry Vinegar, Candles, Soap ('Lay in also an annual stock') and Coals, the latter annotated 'Since the above was written Coals are sold by the Ton'. Long sections on 'Poultry yard', 'Pidgeons', 'Rabbits' ('If the Doe is weak during her accouchement, give her beer caudle, or warm fresh grains'), 'Ornamental Supper dishes', 'Flummery' (including 'Green Melon in Flummery') The second part comprising 6 pp of French recipes: 'Soupe a la Bonne-Femme', 'Roux Blanc (white Thickening)', 'Roux brun (brown thickening)', 'Sauce Tournee', Sauce a l'Allemande (German sauce)', 'Sauce au Maitre d'Hotel', 'Sauce du Maitre d'Hotel au maigre', 'To boil Artichokes the French way', 'French melted butter (only good with Artichokes in my opinion)'. The third part (6 pp) containing miscellaneous recipes, beginning with a long 'Anti-Cholera diet', and ending with 'Lord Ponsonby's Cure for Cholera. 1849.' ('It is asserted by Lord Ponsonby's Agent that the patient is immediately cured before a Medical Man arrives.') This is dated 'June 24: 1849' and is followed by a note signed 'F. M. M.' reading 'The above receipt was given to me by a Man of the name of Poole a Poulterer at Alston near Cheltenham who saw it tried in his House by his Brother in Law who was seized with all the symptoms of Cholera, and had the Medicine made up to be ready at a moment, and was quite well and able to return to his home some miles distant perfectly recovered the next Morning.' [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Dios, El Alma y La Religión. Poema.

      José Rius, Valencia 1849 - XLVIII - 116pp. Muy correcto ejemplar (papel con un poco de mácula) con una espectacular encuadernación de época en piel roja, con hierros en abanico, escudo heráldico. Lomera fileteada. cantos decorados. Cortes dorados. =Esteban Gabarda Igual, Teruel 1802-1873. Obra: Historia del patronato de las Raciones de Teruel, 1842. Historia de los Amantes de Teruel, dos ediciones, Valencia, 1842 y Teruel; 1861. Discurso inaugural pronunciado el 22-XII-1845 en la solemne apertura del Instituto de Segunda Enseñanza de Teruel mandado imprimir por la Junta Directiva de dicho Instituto, Teruel, 1845. Size: 8ºmayor. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Prologue d'une Révolution. Février - Juin 1848.

      - Paris, Au Bureau du Peuple, 1849. In-8, demi-chagrin havane, dos à nerfs, couverture imprimée conservée (mors lég. frottés), (2) f., 316 p. Edition originale, rare, de cet ouvrage fondamental sur la révolution de 1848, d’abord publié en feuilleton dans "Le Peuple" de Proudhon, qui valut une sévère condamnation à Proudhon et à Ménard et dont la quasi-totalité des exemplaires aurait disparu dans un incendie. Chimiste, ayant à son actif des découvertes importantes, poète déjà admiré par Leconte de Lisle, Baudelaire ou Banville, Louis Ménard participa à la révolution de 1848 aux côtés des blanquistes. Il livre un témoignage impartial et lucide, "l'un des plus forts sur les journées de juin" (D. Halévy). A la suite de sa condamnation, Ménard dut s'exiler. (Drujon, 'Ouvrages condamnés', p. 315. S. Wassermann, 'Les Clubs de Barbès et Blanqui en 1848', p. XX). Bon exemplaire, relié avec sa couverture imprimée. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Supplemental Plate 14 - Lampraster Branickii, Tacz

      London 1849 - John Gould (1804-1881) A selection from A Monograph of the Trochilidae, or Family of Hummingbirds First edition: London, 1849-61 (supplement printed 1880-87) Hand-colored lithographs with gum arabic metallic detail Paper size: 21 1/2” x 14 1/2” Condition: Very small areas of foxing throughout. John Gould was without question the most prolific ornithological artist of the 19th century, and the only one to rival John James Audubon in ambition and quality. The19th century was a time of intense fascination with discoveries in natural history, especially regarding knowledge of the wildlife of exotic lands. Gould shared the romantic enthusiasm of his time for such subjects, as well as the popular impulse to catalogue exotic wildlife. He combined his passion for natural history with outstanding scientific, artistic, and entrepreneurial talents. Drawing on these abilities, he embarked on a series of projects that would eventually make him the leading publisher of ornithological illustrations in Victorian Britain. Gould’s unparalleled career spanned five decades, and he produced a monumental series of books of birds throughout the world. From the time he took up taxidermy in his early teens, Gould was devoted to recording bird life, either as he observed it personally or as it was reported to him by other ornithologists. He procured the scientific information through extensive correspondence, travel, and field research. The preparatory drawings that he produced were passed on for completion to skilled illustrators, most notably his wife, Elizabeth, and Edward Lear. The plates which resulted from such partnerships were a splendid fusion of art and science, with a scope than remains unsurpassed. Stunning and at the same time highly accurate, Gould’s illustrations linked beauty to science, and science to beauty, in and an unprecedented manner. Of all his works, many of Gould’s best-known images come from this beautiful and comprehensive monograph on hummingbirds. One of his largest productions, the Hummingbirds was also the most painstaking, meticulously detailed project that the ornithologist attempted. In order to create accurate representations of the tiny, delicately beautiful birds, Gould invented a new method of coloring, using metallic pigments to reproduce the iridescence of their plumage. Most images also show at least one subject in flight to further accentuate the coloring of their feathers. The compositions generally show the birds in animated groupings of two or three, surrounded by foliage and landscapes. All of the hummingbirds are drawn to scale and are anatomically correct to the smallest detail, their brilliant coloring highlighted with gold and transparent luster. Most of the subjects in the book were taken from Gould’s personal collection of hummingbird specimens, a number of which he exhibited at the Zoological Gardens, Regent’s Park, during the Great Exhibition of 1851. Joining commerce with science, Gould also utilized the exhibition to display his method of metallic coloring (a shrewd move that worked to publicize his monograph). Gould’s exhibition was a major success, attracting more that 75,000 visitors and, very possibly, not a few of the 273 subscribers to A Monograph of the Trochilidae. These tiny, exuberantly colored birds captured the attention and affection of a vast number of European viewers. Gould’s Hummingbirds represents a splendid triumph of aesthetic sensitivity and scientific rigor.

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        The Rhododendrons of Sikkim-Himalaya; being an account, botanical and geographical, of the Rhododendrons recently discovered in the mountains of Eastern Himalaya, from drawings and descriptions made on the spot, during a government botanical mission to that country . Edited by Sir W.J. Hooker.

      - London, Reeve, Benham, and Reeve, 1849 (-1851). 3 parts (bound in one). Folio (495 x 370mm). With a handcoloured vignette, showing the Himalayan mountains, on title and 30 handcoloured lithographed plates and descriptive text. Later full green morocco, richly gilt ornamented spine with 2 red labels, frontcover with gilt lettered title within a gilt border. One of the most attractive botanical books of the nineteenth century. "An important work, both for the botanist and horticulturist since it contains descriptions and plates of many of the best garden Rhododendron species which can be grown in this country and an account of their discovery" (Great Flower Books). The text was edited by Sir William Hooker (1785-1865) from his son's field notes sent back from India. "The drawings, based on Hooker's dried specimens and field sketches, were by Kew's official botanical artist, Walter Hood Fitch. Fitch's vigorous, confident lines and bold colouring miraculously recreated exotic bloom - 29 had been delineated by the time the last plate appeared in 1851 - which excited the botanist and were to provide the gardener with some of our best garden species" (Desmond, The European discovery of the Indian flora p. 144). Joseph Dalton Hooker obtained through Lord Carlisle a grant to explore the central and eastern Himalayas.Second issue of part 1 only, no difference with the first edition except for the indication 'second edition'. This second isssue of the first part was printed in the same year as the first issue.Great Flower Books p. 60; Nissen BBI, 911. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Interior fo the Mosque of the Sultan El Ghoree. August 1st, 1849.

      London. 1849 - Size: 420 × 610 mm. Very good condition. Unobtrusive blind stamp. Tinted lithograph (two tints). 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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        Interior of the Mosque of the Sultan El Ghoree.

      Moon, F.G., London 1849 - The Prints of David Roberts:Part 1 - The PrinterLouis Haghe (1806-1885) was one of the msot skillful exponents of the tinted lithograph who became a leading reproductive lithographer in England and on the Continent. Haghe's reputation as a lithographer was primarily based upon topographical views, of which Twyman notes "his most important work of this kind, the translation of Roberts' sketches of the Holy Land, represents the culmination of his art".Part 2 - The Publication of Roberts' Holy Land and EgyptRoberts first sketched in his journals "on the spot" the vaious subjects which, on returning to London, he transcribed into finished paintings and watercolors. These then formed the basis of the lithographs drawn and printed by Louis Haghe. It is interesting to note that in some instances Roberts' original drawings were twice or three times the size of the published print, which indicated the skill of Haghe and his assistants in transferring Roberts' designs onto lithographic stones.Part 3 - A Genesis of Roberts' PrintsDavid Roberts fulfilled a boyhood dream by visiting the East and recording what he saw there; by August 1838 he had resolved to "visit the Holy Land, and make drawings of the scenes of sacred history and the antiquities of Egypt". By this time Roberts had already established himself as a successful topographical artist and published his set of Spanish scenery as tinted lithographs, Picturesque Sketches in Spain, 1837. Eventually he would be elected to the prestigious Royal Academy on the strength of his topographical paintings.Part 4 - The PlatesRoberts' Holy Land and Egypt project has been called "the most ambitious work ever published in England with lithographic plates" (according to Micheal Twyman). Its production involved over 600 lithographic stones used over an eight to nine year period. It is generally agreed the lithographers Day & Haghe were the most efficient for such large scale work, while Louis Haghe himself was a master lithographer.The plate formats strongly influenced their presentation as prints: large full-page and small half-page vignettes representing what Roberts intended to be the difference between finished drawings and sketches. roberts was a good judge of accurate transposition of his watercolors and sketches into lithography.Today historians regard Roberts' Holy Land and Egypt as the last link between the established artist and topographical lithography. Since Roberts' prints were the most costly publishing venture in Britain at the time, undertaken by a publisher "on his own responsibility", Roberts sighed on its completion: " . thank God . that with being blessed with health and backed by my ever esteemed friend Louis Haghe I may also say the most satisfactory."References:Micheal Twyman, Lithography, 1800-1850, London, 1970Katherine Sim, David Roberts, London 1984J.R. Abbey, Travel in aquatint and lithograph 1770-1860, Nos. 272, 385James Ballantine, The Life of David Roberts, Edinburgh, 1866Helen Guiterman, David Roberts, London 1978Barbican Art Gallery (catalogue), David Roberts, London, 1986British Library (BS), Image Size : 340x487 (mm), 13.375x19.125 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 437x615 (mm), 17.25x24.25 (Inches), Hand Colored, Lithograph

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        Neuester Zeitungs-Atlas für Alte und Neue Erdkunde.

      Hildburghausen u.a., Hildburghausen u.a., Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts, o.J. [-1852]. 1849 - Halbledereinband, marmorierte Deckelbezüge, 4°-querformat, mit einem gestochenen Titelblatt, einem Verzeichnis sowie 122 [von 123] gestochenen und grenzkolorierten Karten; -Kanten berieben, Vorsätze etwas wasserwellig, Papier an einigen Stellen gebräunt, stock- und fingerfleckig, Karten insgesamt in gutem Zustand. Es fehlt offensichtlich die 13. Karte [Halbkugeln der Erde]; Karte 64 herausgetrennt und beschnitten, aber beigelegt, Karten 89 bis 97 in verkehrter Reihenfolge eingebunden; Karte 98 am Ende eingebunden; [Espenhorst, 3.1.2.1]

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        A New Map of Texas, Oregon and California

      Philadelphia, 1846 (1849) - Samuel Augustus Mitchell (1792-1868) A New Map of Texas, Oregon and California Published by Thomas Copperthwait Philadelphia, 1846 (1849) Paper size: 21 ¼ " x 19 ½ " Framed size: 35" x 33 ½ " This 1849 edition of Texas, Oregon and California shows the region west of the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean, from the Rio Grande to southern Canada. Also included is a booklet with “Accompaniment” text that describes California and Oregon in 76 pages (including appendix). Highlights include wildlife reports of residents in Oregon and soldiers’ letters describing the on-going gold rush in California.

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        Fine Autograph Letter Signed with initial 'D' to H. Drummond, (Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield, 1804-1881, Prime Minister and Novelist)

      1849 - saying that he has "little doubt that his Lordship is himself the correspondent of the 'Post' - If I remember right it is not the first time that his Manifestos have appeared in the journal ." returning his letters "& the copy of his resolutions - When Chaos comes, & we have an opportunity of creating order we may set about working in this way, at present we must be less methodical, a little more bungling & practical .", 4 sides 8vo., Grosvenor Gate, 4th May n.y., annotated in another hand, [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        British Butterflies and their Transformations. Arranged and illustrated in a Series of Plates by H.N. Humphreys with Characters and Descriptions by J.O. Westwood. [Second Edition]

      William S Orr 1849 - Roy. 8vo., Second Edition, with hand-coloured and printed titles, and 42 fine engraved plates COLOURED BY HAND, small inscription on blank preliminary; attractively bound in contemporary blue half morocco, pebble-grain cloth boards ruled in gilt, back with five raised bands tooled in gilt, second compartment lettered and ruled in gilt, all other compartments richly tooled and ruled in gilt, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, an unusually bright, crisp, clean copy. Nice copy of the first one-volume edition, combining in unabridged state the two volumes of the first edition of 1841. Freeman 3951. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Map of the United States of America - The British Provinces, Mexico, the West Indies and Central America with part of New Grenada and Venezuela

      New York 1849 - J.H. Colton Map of the United States of America - The British Provinces, Mexico, the West Indies and Central America with part of New Grenada and Venezuela New York, 1849 Engraving folding pocket map with original hand color, framed with its original case Sheet size: 33 ¾" x 40 ½" Framed size: 42 ½" x 49 ½" Excellent condition The Colton firm reissued their standard map of the United States with this large map in 1849. The lettering of “United States” still floats diagonally across the map, avoiding the Mexican turf. The boundary lines between the U.S. and Mexico are documented with notes about the treaties of 1819 and 1828 defining them. The newly won territory of “Upper or New California” is named, with the pre-Gadsden Purchase border clearly shown along the Gila River. The Gadsden Purchase of 1854 comprised 30,000 square miles of northern Mexican territory (now southern Arizona and southern New Mexico), and was the last major border change of the Mexican Republic. “New Mexico” appears as a narrow vertical strip covering the Santa Fe Valley. The gold regions in California are clearly labeled and there are many curious bits of information scattered throughout the map. The eagle cartouche is surrounded by emblems of American power and trade. Progress is shown in the various steamboats and trains. Produce and trade goods decorate this image of a Western port scene. The decorative grapevine border includes several vignettes of Western scenes, Mexican cowboys rounding up wild cattle, the Cathedral in Mexico City, Willamette Falls, Oregon and Astoria, Oregon.

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        Sharpe's Corresponding Atlas: Comprising Fifty-Four Maps,Constructed Upon A System of Scale and Proportion From the Most Recent Authorities. Engraved on Steel by Joseph Wilson Lowry. With A Copious Consulting Index

      Chapman & Hall, London 1849 - Chapman and Hall, 1849. Folio sized, 19 inches by 14 inches (48 cm by 36 cm). Half leather binding, pages and maps disbound within the cover. There are three maps missing, number 2, the World -- Eastern Hemisphere, and numbers 6 and 7 -- England and Wales Railway Map North and South. The remaining fifty-one maps are all in very good condition. Maps 19 and 20 are really one map, a double page spread. Due to the disbound state of this atlas, some of the maps have some damage along the page edges, which does not affect the maps. Two maps have short closed tears which do intrude onto the map. The maps all have outline colours. The contents are as follows; 1. The World - Western Hemisphere 2. The World - Eastern Hemisphere (missing) 3. The World on Mercator's Projection 4. Europe - With the Mediterranean 5. Great Britain and Ireland 6. England and Wales - Railway Map North (missing) 7. England and Wales - Railway Map South (missing) 8. Scotland 9. Ireland 10. France - Belgium - Switzerland 11. Holland and Belgium -Enlarged 12. Prussia, Holland and the German States 13. Switzerland - Enlarged 14. Austrian Empire 15. Turkey and Greece 16. Greece and the Ionian Islands - Enlarged 17. Italy 18. Spain and Portugal 19. Northern Sweden and the Frontier of Russia 20. Denmark, Sweden, and Russia on the Baltic 21. Western Russia From the Baltic to the Euxine 22. Russia on the Euxine 23. Russia on the Caucasus 24. Russia in Europe - General Map 25. Northern Asia - Asiatic Russia 26. South-Western Asia - Overland to India 27. South Eastern Asia - Birmah, China and Japan 28. Australia and New Zealand 29. Egypt, the Red Sea, and Arabia Petræ 30. Nubia, the Red Sea, and Abyssinia, to the Strait of Bab-El-Mandeb, and on to Aden 31. Asia Minor 32. Syria and the Provinces to the Persian Gulf 33. Western Persia 34. Eastern Persian 35. Afghanistan and the Punjab 36. Beloochistan and Sinde 37. Central India 38. The Carnatic &c. 39. Bengal &c. 40. India - General Map 41. North Africa 42. South Africa 43. British North America 44. Central America 45. United States - General Map 46. United States, North East 47. United States, South East 48. United States, South West 49. Jamaica - Leeward and Windward - With Jamaica on Enlarged Scale 50. Mexico and Guatemala 51. South America 52. Columbian and Peruvian Republics, and Western Brazil 53. La Plata, Chili, and Southern Brazil 54. Eastern Brazil. This is a very rare atlas. The maps were published in 1848, and consequently those showing California still show it as part of Mexico. The territory was seceded to the US in 1848. [Attributes: First Edition]

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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]

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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, and Co., London 1849 - Fine condition quarto in red leather with decorative gilt stamping. Exquisite binding and condition. ; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" [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.

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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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        APUNTES SOBRE EL CULTIVO DEL TABACO EN LA YSLA DE CUBA Y MEJORAS QUE PUEDEN HACERSE ESPECIALMENTE EN LA PARTE OCCIDENTAL O VUELTA DE ABAJO. Escritos por el Teniente Coronel retirado D. Tomas de Salazar [manuscript title].

      Pinar del Rio, 1849. - [4],122pp. Folio. Contemporary blue paper wrappers. Spine perished, gatherings loose. Light foxing to wrappers and outer leaves of text, though minor foxing else. very good. A significant manuscript about the cultivation of tobacco in Cuba, discussing all aspects of cultivation, harvesting, drying, and preparation, as well as processes and possible improvements. The work focuses mainly on the Vuelta Abajo district in the Pinar del Rio province of Cuba. The Vuelta Abajo region was first planted with tobacco in the 1700s. The increased European demand for Cuban cigars that began in the 1820s led to widespread planting there in the 1830s, in a successful effort to upgrade the quality of what was being produced on the island. This was a significant period in cigar history, so this work, written just a decade or so later, is an important record of that time and place. The tobacco grown in Vuelta Abajo is considered by many tobacco enthusiasts to be the best tobacco in the world; this is where Cohiba cigars come from. The present work is apparently the original manuscript of the published book CARTILLA AGRARIA PARA EL CULTIVO DEL TABACO, Y APUNTES SOBRE SU ESTADO Y MEJORAS. published in Cuba in 1850. The text is very similar, the most noticeable difference being that the manuscript has twenty-four chapters while the 1850 book has twenty-one, the final three chapters having been omitted in the printed version. Also, the manuscript contains seven pages of "notes" on the last pages that contain additional information for each of the chapters. Beyond that, the text is nearly identical with only a word or two here and there changed or missing. We believe it is fair to say that the manuscript is not a copy of the book but rather predates the published version. OCLC locates only two copies of the 1850 Havana printing (Harvard, University of Miami), two copies of an 1851 Manila printing (National Library of Spain, Florida International University), and one copy of an 1850 Puerto Rico printing (National Agriculture Library in Maryland).

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        Memoires d'Outre-Tombe de Chateaubriand.

      - Bruxelles, Societé Typographique Belge, 1849/1850. Sei volumi in 8vo piccolo (cm. 17,5); legature in mezza pergamena con tasselli e titoli in oro; pp. 348; 366; 460; 475, (1); 465, (1); 290. Rara contraffazione belga dello stesso anno dell'edizione ufficiale di Parigi. Axs [Attributes: Hard 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 - 214, 344, 440 S. KAnten stärker berieben, gering altersfleckig, sonst beide Bücher guter Zustand Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2550 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Assemblée Nationale. Galerie des représentants du peuple (1848).

      Paris, Basset, s.d., (1849), - in-folio, portraits lithographiés sur fond teinté, parfois sous serpentes, tous ornés d'un envoi et de la signature autographe du député représenté, demi-basane aubergine à coins, dos lisse orné de pointillés et grands caissons dorés, simple filet doré sur les plats (reliure de l'époque). Rousseurs, qques frottements mais néanmoins bon exemplaire. Cet exceptionnel et intéressant album est formé de portraits presque tous extraits de la grande collection officielle représentant les députés de la Constituante et de la Législative de la Seconde République (complet, il comprend 900 portraits distribués en six forts volumes). Ceux-ci ont été choisis pour notre album afin de composer un Liber amicorum, chacun portant la signature et un envoi autographes de la personne représentée (à de très rares exceptions près, cf. liste infra). Le destinataire et possesseur est connu, notamment par les envois souvent nominatifs (comme celui de Barthélémy-saint-Hilaire, ou celui de Bastide, cf. infra) : il s'agit de l'homme de lettres Jules-Ghislain Cassagneau de Saint-Amour (1800-1861) et représentant du Pas-de-Calais à l'Assemblée Constituante, le 13e sur 17. Pendant sa mandature, il vota en général avec la droite (pour les poursuites contre Louis Blanc et Caussidière, contre l'abolition de la peine de mort, contre le droit au travail, pour Cavaignac, contre l'amnistie, etc.), mais l'examen des portraits qui suivent montrent qu'il avait pu sympathiser avec plusieurs figures éminentes de la gauche. Il ne fut pas réélu à la Législative, et n'adhéra pas au coup d'Etat. I. Antoine Allier (pour les Hautes-Alpes). - II. Le général Baraguey d'Hilliers (Doubs). - III. Pierre-Jules Baroche (Charente-Inférieure). - IV. Odilon Barrot (Aisne). - V. Jules Barthélémy-Saint-Hilaire (Seine-et-Oise). - VI. Jules Bastide (Seine-et-Marne). - VII. Beaumont (Somme). - VIII. A. Bedeau (Loire-Inférieure). - IX. A. Bixio (Doubs). - X. Joseph-Arsène Blavoyer (Aube). - XI. J. Boulatignier (lithographie remplacée par un dessin au trait). - XII. Lazare-Hippolyte Carnot (Seine, sans envoi ni signature). - XIII. Eugène Cavaignac (Lot). - XIV. Edouard Charton (Yonne). - XV. Chazallon (Ardèche). - XVI. Cormenin (Seine). - XVII. H. Corne (Nord). - XVIII. David d'Angers (Maine-et-Loire). - XIX. Debrotonne (Aisne). - XX. E. Drouyn de Lhuys (Seine-et-Marne). - XXI. Jean-Armand-Stanislas Dufaure (Charente-Inférieure, sans envoi ni signature). - XXII. J.-J. Fayet (Lozère, sans envoi ni signature). - XXIII. Fourmentin jeune (Pas-de-Calais). - XXIV. Abbé Fréchon (Pas-de-Calais). - XXV. Louis-Antoine Garnier-Pagès (Seine). - XXVI. François-Achille Garnon (Seine). - XXVII. Gaulthier de Rumilly (Somme). - XXVIII. Paul-René Harscouët de Saint-George (Morbihan). - XXIX. Victor Hugo (Seine). - XXX. Joseph-Pierre Lafontaine (Nièvre). - XXXI. Alphonse de Lamartine (Seine). - XXXII. Léon Juchault de La Moricière (Sarthe). - XXXIII. D. Larabit (Yonne). - XXXIV. H. de La Rochejaquelein (Morbihan). - XXXV. Hippolyte Larrey (portrait de la galerie, remplacé par une lithographie libre). - XXXVI. Ferdinand de Lasteyrie (Seine). - XXXVII. Général Le Breton (Eure-et-Loir). - XXXVIII. Victor Lefranc (Landes). - XXXIX. André Lemaire (Nord). - XL. Le duc d'Albert de Luynes (Seine-et-Oise). - XLI. Léon de Maleville (Tarn-et-Garonne). - XLII. Charles de Montalembert (Doubs). - XLIII. Jean-Baptiste-Martin Moreau (Seine). - XLIV. J.-D. Olivier (Pas-de-Calais). - XLV. Pierre-Louis Parisis (Morbihan). - XLVI. Piéron (Pas-de-Calais). - XLVII. J.-B. Petit (Pas-de-Calais). - XLVIII. Henry-Alexandre Peupin (Seine). - XLIX. Quentin-Bauchart (Aisne). - L. Charles-Marie-François de Rémusat (Haute-Garonne). - LI. Senard (Seine-Inférieure). - LII. Stourm (Aube). - LIII. Charles-Gilbert Tourret (Allier). - LIV. André-François Vivien (Aisne). - LV. André Lemaître (Nord, sans signature ni envoi). Cf. Robert et Cougny, Dictionnaire des parlementaires français. Exemplaire ayant appartenu à Daniel Pichon, avec vignette ex-lib [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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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]

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