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        Four watercolours of mountain scenery on album boards.

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

      [Bookseller: Hünersdorff Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        Die Gallerinn auf der Rieggersburg. Historischer Roman mit Urkunden. 3 Tle. Zweite Auflage.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        Eigenh. Lebenslauf mit Namenszug in der Eingangszeile.

      O. O., [um bzw. nach 1849]. - 1 S. Gr.-4to. Für den Brockhaus Verlag bestimmtes Manuskript zu seinem Lebenslauf: "Braun, Aug. Emil, geb. zu Gotha 19 April 1809 erhielt seine Schulbildung auf dem dortigen Gymnasium, welches sich damals eines gewissen Rufes erfreute. Noch vor seinem Abgange auf die Universität wurde ein nach seinem Plane in Gemeinschaft mit einem Freunde ausgefertigtes Lexicon Horatiorum als Index zu Königs Horaz publicirt. In Göttingen begann er i. J. 1829 seine Studien, die vorzugsweise auf Poesie, Kunst und Philosophie gerichtet waren. Er hörte ein ganzes Jahr lang O. Müllers sogenannte realistische Collegia. Da er sich aber überzeugte, daß dieser eminente Gelehrte in der Archäologie der Anschauung und in der Mythologie der philosophischen Begründung entbehrte, so entschloß er sich nach München zu gehn, wo er 2½ J. lang verweilte und Schelling's ganzen Lehrcursus durchmachte. In dem Hauses dieses seines unbegränzt und mit voller Hingebung verehrten Lehrers machte er auch Gerhard's Bekanntschaft und zwar in dem Augenblick, wo er im Begriff war, dies zu verlassen. Dieses Zusammentreffen entschied über seinen ganzen nachmaligen Lebensgang [.]". - Bei dem erwähnten Gerhard handelt es sich um den Archäologen Eduard Gerhard, von dem Braun 1833 als Amanuensis ans Berliner Museum berufen wurde und dem er im Herbst desselben Jahres nach Rom folgte, wo er am Istituto di Correspondenza Archeologica als Unterarchivar und Bibliothekar seine erste Stelle antrat, später Prosekretär und Redakteur von dessen Bulletino wurde, dann redigierender Sekretär und schließlich von 1840 an das Institut im wesentlichen leitete.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Flore des plantes vénéneuses de la Suisse. [Relié avec] Description des plantes vénéneuses du canton de Neuchâtel

      Payerne, Louis Gueissaz, 1849 [et] 1846, in-8, 2 ouvrages en un vol, 116 pp, [1] ff. blanc, [1] pp. et 23 pl. en coul. ; [4]-8 pp, 26 pl. en coul. accompagnées de [26] ff. explicatifs, demi-chagrin noir, Couverture du second ouvrage conservée. Deux ouvrages reliés en un volume sur le même sujet, par le botaniste Johannes Jacob Hegetschweiler (1789-1839), tous deux illustrés de planches coloriées à la main. Flore et Description "destinée(s) principalement à l'usage des écoles et des gens de la campagne". Les marges du second titre sont un peu courtes, quelques illustrations ont été de fait légèrement rognées. Tampon de la faculté catholique de Paris annulé. Coiffe supérieure abimée.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        David Copperfield. FIRST EDITION. With illustrations by H.K. Browne. XX original parts in XIX.

      Bradbury & Evans. 1849-50 Plates sl. browned in places. Orig. blue/green pictorial wrappers; two or three parts v. sl. chipped at head or tail of spine; back wrapper carefully reattached part XIX/XX. Overall a very well preserved & clean set, with virtually no repair work, in custom-made blue morocco box. Armorial label of Cortlandt F. Bishop.Collated with Hatton & Cleaver. An excellent set of one of the more difficult to find of Dickens's parts publications, preserving all but two of the many advertisements; the only ads missing are the 2pp following ad. for Leila in part IX, and 2pp following ad. for Waterlow's in part XVII. The remaining 17 parts are complete as issued, with all plates, prelims, catalogues, advertisements & slips. Part VIII retains the ad. with specimen leaves for Lett's diaries, often missing; part XVII wrappers loose, as issued, never glued to text block.

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        The Life, Trial, and Execution of MARIA MANNING and FREDERICK G. MANNING for the Barbarous Murder of PATRICK O'CONNOR; who was Executed on Tuesday, November 13th, 1849, at Horsemonger Lane Goal.

      T. Gill, Easingwold 1849 - 16mo. 48 pp. Very sympathetic recent drab wrappers, paper title label on front wrapper. First and last page soiled, some foxing or staining here and there. The case of the "Bermondsey Horror" involves one of the most infamous trials in 19th-century England; the execution of the guilty woman and her husband by hanging occasioned public outrage from Charles Dickens and many other "decent" citizens. THE CASE: Marie Manning was an alluring 28-year-old Swiss domestic servant who was hanged outside Horsemonger Lane Gaol, London, England, on 13 November 1849, after she and her husband were convicted of the murder of her lover, Patrick O'Connor, in the case that became known as the "Bermondsey Horror." It was the first time since 1700 that a husband and wife had been executed together in England. THE TRIAL: After the arrest, the accused were moved from Horsemonger Lane to Newgate prison for the trial which opened at the Old Bailey (next door to Newgate) on Thursday, the 25th of October before Chief Justice Cresswell and lasted two days. Both were represented by counsel and the respective lawyers tried to shift responsibility for the killing from their client to the other's client. It seemed that both Frederick and Maria each expected the other to shoulder responsibility but neither would. At the end of the trial, it took the jury 45 minutes to find them both guilty. Maria lost the composure she had shown during the trial and screamed at the jury "You have treated me like a wild beast of the forest." She continued to rave at the judge as he tried to pass sentence of death upon her. They were taken back to Newgate and then across London to Horsemonger Lane Gaol to await their executions. She apparently asked the warders escorting her how they had liked her performance in court. THE EXECUTION: the public hanging of the Mannings, which Charles Dickens had witnessed, occasioned his writing two letters to the Times protesting the "barbaric" practice, emphasizing his belief that such events "had only a hardening and debasing influence on their spectators, and that from the moment a murderer was convicted he should be kept from curious visitors and reporters serving up his sayings and doings in the Sunday papers, and executed privately within the prison walls." [SOURCE: Johnson. Dickens, v. 2, p. 672]. A rare topical publication documenting this infamous trial and subsequent execution. NOT IN OCLC WORLDCAT. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Song of Songs.

      Longman and Co. 1849.. 8vo. Bound in publisher's full, blind stamped brown leather with gilt inner dentelles, decorated endpapers, all edges gilt. Beautifully illuminated by Owen Jones. Minor wear, hinges weak between endpapers and text. Very good.

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        Udgorn Seion, neu, Seren y Saint; yn cynnwys egwyddorion "Goruchwyliaeth cyflawnder yr amseroedd," mewn traethodau, llythyron, hanesion, prydyddiaeth, etc. (Zion's Trumpet)

      Merthyr-Tydfil: Argraffwyd, Cyhoeddwyd, Ac Ar Werth Gan J. Davis, 1849. First edition. Leather bound. 240pp. Duodecimo [17 cm] Contemporary 3/4 leather over marbled boards. Backstrip has been professionally rebacked with the original gilt stamped backstrip laid over. Boards rubbed. Minor discoloring to rear of text block. The title in English is: Zion's Trumpet, or, Star of the Saints; containing the principles of the "Dispensation of the fulness of times," in treatises, letters, accounts, poetry, etc.) First full year of this early Welsh LDS periodical. Udgorn Seion followed the short lived Welsh LDS periodical 'Prophwyd y Jubili' (Prophet of the Jubilee), and was edited by the wealthy Welsh convert John Davis. Davis was also responsible for translating and printing the first Book of Mormon in Welsh. Udgorn Seion was printed until 1862. Crawley 399. Flake/Draper 9069. Dennis 23. Auerbach 1345

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        MEMOIRES D'OUTRE-TOMBE

      Paris: Eugene Et Victor Penaud. Very Good. 1849-50. Hardcover. The original edition was published in 12 volumes between 1849 - 1850 by Eugene & Victor Penaud, Paris. This set does not contain advertisements nor list of subscribers. The authenticity warning is present. Clean marbled boards. Elegant green and honey ribbed leather spines have double ruled gilt borders separating the panels and gilt titles. Texts are tight, clean & intact with sporadic foxing. 19th Century French Literature. French text. Rare Section ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 5381 pages .

      [Bookseller: Nick Bikoff, Bookseller]
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        Notes of a Twenty-Five Years' Service in the Hudson's Bay Territory.

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

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        Redburn: His First Voyage

      London: Richard Bentley, 1849. First edition. Bound in contemporary three-quarter red morocco over marbled boards, with marbled end papers and a marbled text block. Front hinge a little tender, but otherwise a handsome binding. Bound with contents of both volumes up front, no half-titles or title page to the second volume. Textually complete. Contemporary inscription on the title page.

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        Vers de Societè [sic]. Historical fragments, sonnets, &c. &c.

      London: James Ridgway, [1849]. London:: James Ridgway, [1849]., 1849. 2 volumes. 8vo. vii, 253; viii, 235 pp. Engraved title-pages; lightly foxed. Original full green blind and gilt-stamped morocco, all edges gilt, gilt inner dentelles; rubbed. Very good set. With two picturesque or quaint fore-edge paintings by â€

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        [CHILDREN'S FOLDING PANORAMA] Costumes of different nations.

      [England] : s.n., [circa 1849]. Small octavo, publisher's pictorial card covers (heavily rubbed, edges worn), inscribed to Lucy Ann Pease from her Kind Aunt, H. Ford, Chapel Allerton [West Yorkshire]10th mo. 18, 1849 on the pastedown, containing a folding panorama (single accordion sheet) with 12 hand-coloured plates featuring various peoples in traditional dress, the paper with mild toning but overall a highly colourful panorama in sound condition. The captions for the subjects include Albanian, Spaniard, Turk, Esquimaux, Georgian, Caffir, Mameluke, Cossack, Japanese, Red Indian, Persian and Malay. Note that the 'Japanese' caption is erroneous and was probably supposed to read 'Javanese'. Rare. We could locate only two copies of this panorama in collections worldwide (Princeton University Library; Indiana University Library). The Indiana University Library entry notes 'No bibliographical citations found'. Both libraries date their copes to between 1850 and 1870.

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        Neuester Zeitungs-Atlas für Alte & Neue Erdkunde,

      Hildburghausen, Verlag Bibliographisches Institut, 1849 - Atlas, Weltaltas, Kartografie, Topografie, Erdkunde, Geografie Völkerkunde, Forschungsreisen, Geographie Dekorativer Atlas mit 123, zumeist grenzkolorierten Karten (Stahlstichen); Kartographie / Geographie / Topographie; grüner Einband Rücken goldgeprägt; Einband an den Kapitalen mit kleinen Einrissen und leicht berieben; innen eine Karte am Falz eingerissen; Papier auf Titelseite, ansonsten sehr selten leicht gebräunt; alterstypisch gut erhalten Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1520

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        Neues Struwwelpeterbuch in vierundzwanzig hübschen Bildern und drolligen Geschichten zur Unterhaltung und Warnung für kleine Kinder.

      Wesel, Bagel (1849).. Titel 24 einseitig bedruckte Bll. mit kolor. Illustrationen. Bedruckter Orig.-Pappband. 16,5 x 11 cm. Rühle 264. - Nicht im KVK. - Sehr seltene und frühe Struwwelpetriade. - Rücken etwas lädiert, Block gelockert. Vorderdeckel mit kleiner Markierung in Tinte. Ein Blatt mit ca. 1/3 Verlust oben, die Illustration fehl fast vollständig.

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        The Life, Trial, and Execution of MARIA MANNING and FREDERICK G. MANNING for the Barbarous Murder of PATRICK O'CONNOR; who was Executed on Tuesday, November 13th, 1849, at Horsemonger Lane Goal.

      Easingwold: T. Gill, 1849. FIRST EDITION. Very good. 16mo. 48 pp. Very sympathetic recent drab wrappers, paper title label on front wrapper. First and last page soiled, some foxing or staining here and there. The case of the "Bermondsey Horror" involves one of the most infamous trials in 19th-century England; the execution of the guilty woman and her husband by hanging occasioned public outrage from Charles Dickens and many other "decent" citizens. THE CASE: Marie Manning was an alluring 28-year-old Swiss domestic servant who was hanged outside Horsemonger Lane Gaol, London, England, on 13 November 1849, after she and her husband were convicted of the murder of her lover, Patrick O'Connor, in the case that became known as the "Bermondsey Horror." It was the first time since 1700 that a husband and wife had been executed together in England. THE TRIAL: After the arrest, the accused were moved from Horsemonger Lane to Newgate prison for the trial which opened at the Old Bailey (next door to Newgate) on Thursday, the 25th of October before Chief Justice Cresswell and lasted two days. Both were represented by counsel and the respective lawyers tried to shift responsibility for the killing from their client to the other's client. It seemed that both Frederick and Maria each expected the other to shoulder responsibility but neither would. At the end of the trial, it took the jury 45 minutes to find them both guilty. Maria lost the composure she had shown during the trial and screamed at the jury "You have treated me like a wild beast of the forest." She continued to rave at the judge as he tried to pass sentence of death upon her. They were taken back to Newgate and then across London to Horsemonger Lane Gaol to await their executions. She apparently asked the warders escorting her how they had liked her performance in court. THE EXECUTION: the public hanging of the Mannings, which Charles Dickens had witnessed, occasioned his writing two letters to the Times protesting the "barbaric" practice, emphasizing his belief that such events "had only a hardening and debasing influence on their spectators, and that from the moment a murderer was convicted he should be kept from curious visitors and reporters serving up his sayings and doings in the Sunday papers, and executed privately within the prison walls." [SOURCE: Johnson. Dickens, v. 2, p. 672]. A rare topical publication documenting this infamous trial and subsequent execution. NOT IN OCLC WORLDCAT.

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        An American dictionary of the English language; containing the whole vocabulary of the first edition in two volumes quarto ... Revised and enlarged by Chauncey Goodrich

      Springfield: George & Charles Merriam, 1849. Second printing of the first Webster dictionary published by the Merriams, large, thick 4to, pp. lxxxiv, 1367; engraved portrait of Webster by Andrews after Samuel F.B. Morse, text in triple column; full original sheep, black morocco label on spine; minor wear, but on the whole a very good, sound copy, and better than most. A Merriam incunable, preceded only by the 1848 printing of the same, and the 1845 issue of the unsold sheets of the 1841 edition in 2 volumes, with cancelled Merriam title-pp. and other additions (see Skeel 588). An 1847 Merriam edition as reported first by Leavitt and subsequently by Burkett is by all accounts a ghost. The book was surely published on September 24th, 1847, but almost as surely with a title dated 1848, as no copy of an 1847 edition is extant.

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        The Song of Songs.

      Longman and Co. 1849. 8vo. Bound in publisher's full, blind stamped brown leather with gilt inner dentelles, decorated endpapers, all edges gilt. Beautifully illuminated by Owen Jones. Minor wear, hinges weak between endpapers and text. Very good.

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        A Treatise on the Law of Carriers of Goods and Passengers, First Ed

      1849 - Boston, 1849. 1st ed. The First American Treatise to Discuss Railroads Angell, Joseph K. [1794-1857]. A Treatise on the Law of Carriers of Goods and Passengers, by Land and Water. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1849. xxiv, 647, lxxxix, [763]-791 pp. Octavo (9" x 6"). Contemporary sheep, blind rules to boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine. Light rubbing to boards and extremities, somewhat heavier rubbing to spine. Light toning to text, light foxing in some places, two early owner signatures to head of title page, another faint signature to head of spine. A well-preserved copy. $750. * First edition. Angell on Carriers was highly esteemed in its day. It went through three editions, the last one in 1857. It is notable as the first American treatise to discuss railroads. It was also one of the first treatises to discuss steamboats. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 10942. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Purple-throated Humming-bird

      

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        NUOVO CORSO COMPLETO DI PUBBLICHE COSTRUZIONI. Compilato da Raibell e illustrato da un voluminoso atlante inciso. Prima traduzione italiana con aggiunte, per cura di R. Nicoletti.. 3 Bde. m. Tafelband (compl.).

      Venezia, Gius. Antonelli, 1849, 51, 55 2° (50 x 35 cm), X, 399 S., XLVII (Appendice; 91 S. (Tavole); VII; 442 S.; VII; 766 S.; Tafelbd.:180 Stahlstichtaf., XXXVIII Tafeln davon einige Falttafeln., Privater -HLdr.-Band m. Rückenschild, rundum marmorierter Schnitt, Deckel berieben, etwas fleckig. Innen min stock- und fingerfleckig, teilweise min. wasserrändig. - Il IV vol. è un Atlante che contiene 218 tavv. di cui 39 sono di \"aggiunte\" e presenta oltre 500 gruppi di figure. Piano dell`opera: \"Materiali. Costruzioni e fondazione in generale. Applicazioni alla costruzione delle strade ordinarie e ferrate. Viadotti e ponti fissi di muro. di legno e di metallo. ponti pensili e ponti mobili - Navigazione interna e artificiale. irrigazioni. acquedotti. cloache. pozzi artesiani e assorbenti - Navigazione esterna - Aggiunte concernenti i ponti di legno americani. i ponti di ferro..\". L`opera di Sganzin (Metz 1750-1837) ebbe parecchie edizioni e fu tradotta in piu` lingue - Belle legature in mezza pelle con titoli dorati al dorso. piatti marmorizzati - Versand D: 20,00 EUR Architektur - AllgemeinNeueingänge - Architektur, Design

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        Watercolor Landscape: A Ravine between Amalfi and Positano

      c. 1849-1886, England - Highly skilled watercolor landscape, titled and signed on the verso; 370 x 260 mm; showing a ravine near Amalfi, between Amalfi and Positano. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        4 autograph letters signed.

      Göttingen, 1836 to 1849. - 25 Jan. 1836. 2 pp. Large 4to. - 27 Feb. 1839. 2 pp. Large 4to. - 28 Dec. 1841. 3½ pp. 8vo. - 6 Jan. 1849. 3 pp. Large 4to (altogether 10½ pp.). All written on bifolia; the first two letters bear seals with the autograph address on the reverse of the counter-leaf. Collection of four long, unpublished letters spanning more than a decade, all to the Berlin physicist and geologist Georg Adolf Erman (1806-77), who had just returned from a long voyage around the world and was in the process of publishing his findings ("Reise um die Welt durch Nordasien und die beiden Oceane", 5 vols. of history [1833-42] and 2 vols. of physics [1835-41, with atlas]). Gauss was able to draw on Erman's empirical observations about earth's magnetic field. All four letters begin with thanks for gifts sent by Erman, then develop into extensive scientific discussions which even touch upon Gauss's thermogalvanic experiments. Also, Gauss mentions his attempts to obtain books of Russian fiction. - In 1836 Gauss thanks Erman for presenting him with the 2nd part of his "Reise um die Erde" ("Ortsbestimmungen und Declinationsbeobachtungen auf dem festen Lande"): "This work contains a great wealth of facts. I am particularly interested in your magnetic observations and therefore am glad that you decided to include in this early volume your compass declinations with their results. These, in connection with other observations, will serve to supply the gap left by Barlow's map of declinations [.] But now I dearly look forward to the publication of the second part which is to contain the intensities and inclination readings. Hopefully we will then soon possess a general map for the horizontal intensity, which is devoutly to be wished. Indeed, as things stand now, the entire intensity in most cases is to be conceived merely as a unit of calculation at which one cannot directly arrive with any degree of precision, but which is a mere function of immediately observable elements, such as one rarely will find together in a single place, and even more rarely with the same degree of reliability; and, even more importantly, there are precious few occasions on which the entire intensity will be of any use at all; what is really needed are those very separate elements themselves. To arrange the three coordinates in such a fashion that one of them represents the whole intensity would seem to me, considering the present state of affairs, like wanting to draw up a star index in longitude and latitude only, omitting right ascension and declination. Indeed, at close examination even this comparison proves misleading, as an astronomer ultimately needs latitudes and longitudes for planets and comets so as to establish a general theory, whereas to establish a general theory of the geomagnetic field deserving of the name it is indispensable to disassemble the whole intensity back into its components. To be sure, this statement, which you must not take as an off-handed remark but rather as the result of long and thorough deliberation, cannot possibly be explained in a letter, but this much I can add: that I am fully satisfied as to the method by which the establishment of an exhausting General Theory is to be attacked [.] You may be interested to learn that our recent thermogalvanic experiments have already succeeded in so amplifying an electric current that it is capable of setting even the 25 pound rods in violent motion after passing through a wire of a mile's length [.]". - In 1839 Gauss thanks for a "postcard from Kamchatka" and for the "full communication of Erman's declination readings": "I will be most happy soon to receive also the corrected data of your intensities, although there is no hurry about that. I am merely making mention of a few of your observations in an article intended for the 3rd part of the Findings of the Magnetic Society, the first sheet of which is now in the press. Should your corrected calculations for these 16 locations [followed by a table of 16 cities, [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        GRAHAM'S LAW: "On the Motion of Gases. Part II." (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Vol. 139 for the Year 1849 Part I & Part II, pp. 349-391)

      Royal Society of London, London 1849 - "Graham's law" states that the rate of effusion or diffusion of a gas is inversely proportional to the square root of its molecular weight, meaning that gases with a lower molecular weight effuse more quickly than gases with a higher molecular weight. See also our #27501, Part I of Graham's Law, "On the Motion of Gases" (pp. 573-631) Also contains Michael Faraday's "Experimental Researches in Electricity -- Twenty-Second Series" (pp. 1-41). viii, [1]-647, 11 pp. 4to. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Expedition for the Survey of the Rivers Euphrates and Tigris - MAP Portfolio

      London: Col. Chesney, 1849. Rare map portfolio of Chesney's "The Expedition for the Survey of the Rivers Euphrates and Tigris", published by Col. Chesney, 1849. Engraved by J. & C. Walker. Folding maps only, in original slipcase, no accompanying volumes of text. 10 paper maps present (of 14 called for). Nine maps are detailed surveys of the rivers Euphrates and Tigris, ranging in size from 19 ¾"x25 ¼" to 20"x30 ½", two of which are hand-colored. One map of Arabia and Syria measures 25 ¾"x27 ¼", hand-colored in five colors. All maps are in very good condition with occasional short separation tears along the fold. Mechanically numbered 3-12 on the verso, map of Arabia and Syria numbered XIII in pencil. All maps are very good, clean, with no markings, stamps or ownership devices. Maps present are III-VIII, X-XIII. All in 7 ¼" x 10 ¼" gray cloth slipcase with blind embossed pattern on covers, gilt titles on paneled spine. Box is good, with splitting/separation at heel and front cover joint, cloth faded. III - (hand-colored) The River Euphrates from Kal 'At En Nejm to Abu' Saide. IV - The River Euphrates from Abu' Saide to Werdi. V - The River Euphrates from Werdi to Hi't. VI - The River Tigris from Nineveh to Ka'lah Sheraka't and from Ka'lah Sheraka't to Sa'mmarra'. VII - The River Euphrates from Hi't to the Huthah River and the River Tigris from Sa'mmarra' to the Abu' Hitti Canal from Sa'mmarra' to Dokhala and from Dokhala to the Abu' Hitti Canal. VIII - The River Euphrates from the Kuthah River to El Wuja' Island and Village also the River Tigris from the Abu' Hitti Canal to Judifa'h Island. X - The River Euphrates from Ummu-L-Huntah to Ku'rnah with the River Tigris from Seru't Castle to Kurnah and the Shatt el 'Ara'b from Ku'rnah Basrah XI - (hand-colored) The River Ka'ru'n from Shuster to Salm'anah Island from Shuster to Band-i-ki'r, etc. XII - The Shatt el 'Ara'b from Basrah to the Bar of the River Er and the River Karu'n, etc. XIII - (hand-colored) Map of Arabia and Syria . 1st. Very Good. Illus. by J. & C. Walker. 8vo. Maps.

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        Stripe-tail

      Vol 5; 324 Richter after Gould Stripe-tail An original lithograph with later hand colouring for Gould's 'A Monograph of the Trochilidae or Family of Hummingbirds' 1849-61. 530 x 360 mm approx £405

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        Berliner Krakehler. (Hrsg. Dr. Herr-weg; ab Nr. 5: Verantwortlicher Redacteur C. O. Hoffmann; ab Nr 19: Dr. Cohnfeld; Nr. 24: L. Koßarski; ab Nr 25: Dr. Beta – Pseud. für Heinrich Bettziech). Jahrgang 1, Nrn 1-46 und Jahrgang 2, Nr. 1 "Probenummer". Alles Erschienene. Mit zahlr. Illustrationen. Zum Teil mit farbig bzw. mehrfarbig gedruckten Titelblättern. Folio. Pappbd d. Z. (berieben, unten Kapitalläsur) mit farb. Rückenschild.

      Berlin, Ernst Litfaß (1849: L. Lassar), 1848-1849. - Vollständiges Exemplar der außerordentlich witzigen satirischen Zeitschrift mit zahlreichen Holzschnitt-Illustrationen, zum Teil von W. Scholz. So äußerst selten! Mit großem Sprachwitz und noch mehr politischem Gespür werden die politischen Vorgänge in ganz Deutschland begleitet und kommentiert. Die für uns kaum vorstellbare Offenheit und Direktheit hat dem Blatt in seiner kurzen und aufgeregten Geschichte so große Schwierigkeiten gemacht, dass es nur schwer vorstellbar ist, dass in diesem Chaos und unter dem Druck der Zeitereignisse die Nummern überhaupt regelmäßig erscheinen konnten. Immerhin waren die Herausgeber am Ende des Jahres so in Verzug, dass sie die letzten Nummern des Jahres erst 1849 nachliefern konnten. Bereits in Nr 4 wird eine erste Bilanz gezogen: "Den Betreffenden zur Nachricht, daß der Krakehler bereits so viel Injurienklagen auf dem Halse hat, daß er wenigstens so alt wie Methusalem werden muß, um sie alle absitzen zu können. Für die Geldstrafen, die ihm bis jetzt auferlegt, dürfte Rothschilds Kapital schwerlich hinreichen. Sollten daher neue Klagen gegen denselben beabsichtigt werden, so machen wir die Herren in ihrem eigen Interesse darauf aufmerksam, daß weder Lebensalter noch Kapital für dieselben vorhanden sind." Faszinierend sind Gespür und die politische Weitsicht des Blattes. Wurde anfangs neben dem Datum auch noch ein aktuelles Ereignis zur Datierung angeführt ("Sechs Tage nach Erstürmung des Zeughauses"), so verlegte sich der Krakehler später auf zukünftige Ereignisse, so z. B. "Einige Tage vor Abdankung des Ministeriums (Camphausen)", ". vor Auflösung der Bürgerwehr" oder "Wenige Jahre vor Beendigung der preußischen Verfassung" – Ereignisse, die dann tatsächlich eintraten, wenn auch nicht im prophezeiten Zeitraum. Auch bei den übrigen politischen Beiträgen ist es bewundernswert, wie nahe die Autoren damals an diejenige Bewertung herangekomen sind, die der heutigen Geschichtsschreibung bei der Sichtung der Fülle des Materials auch als wesentlich erscheint. Auch bei den Illustrationen ist diese fast prophetische Ader zu erkennen. In der vorletzten Nummer werden die deutschen Fürsten dargestellt, die sich mit aufgerissenen Mündern drängen, den über ihnen schwebenden Reichsapfel zu schnappen. Der darunter stehende Vers prophezeit: "Wer jetzt am meisten thut darnach den Mund aufreißen, Wird doch am Ende nicht in diesen Apfel beißen Und wer jetzt ruhig läßt die Anderen darnach lecken, Dem wird man ihn zuletzt doch in die Tasche stecken." Als einzige nicht gekrönte Personen sind deutlich Bismarck zu erkennen, der sich ebenfalls gierig beteiligt, und Kronprinz Wilhelm, der sich als einziger von dem traurigen Schauspiel abwendet; 22 Jahre später wird er die Kaiserwürde annehmen. Noch eine andere Besonderheit zeichnet die Zeitschrift aus: sie war die erste, die sich aus Werbegründen der farbigen Gestaltung der Titelblätter bediente. Einige Kopftitel sind durch farbige Gestaltung (bis zu vier Farben) hervorgehoben, ein für die damalige Zeit unerhört aufwendiges Verfahren, das für jede Farbe einen eigen Arbeitsschritt erforderte. "Daß dies ausgerechnet bei einem so flüchtigen, gefährdeten Projekt wie einer satirischen Zeitschrift, die während der Revolutionsmonate herauskam, versucht wurde, und nicht etwa bei einer polizeilich weniger observierten, also vergleichsweise in ruhigeren Konditionen erscheinenden Feuilleton-Revue, mag mit dem Experimentierwillen des Produzenten Ernst Litfass zusammenhängen" (Estermann, Vorwort zum Neudruck), der seit 1845 mit dem Experiment des Buntfarbendrucks begonnen hatte. Von Beginn an war der 'Berliner Krakehler' ein großer Erfolg. Von den ersten Nummern sind mehrere als solche gekennzeichnete Auflagen erschienen, angeblich wird bei einigen Nummern die 20. Auflage erreicht. Wie weit das der Wirklichkeit entspricht, ist nicht mehr zu ermitteln. In den Bibliotheken, in Archiven und im Handel lassen sich die Auflagen nicht lückenlos nachweisen. – Sehr gutes Exemplar. Eine verm [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Corporate Minute Book for This & Related Companies 1849-1855. [our title]

      - Holograph. Includes Charles River Branch Railroad Company (pages 1-116 covering June 20, 1849-Oct. 24, 1853); Charles River Railroad Company (pages 119-133 covering Dec. 8, 1852-Oct. 12, 1853); and United Charles River Railroad Company (pages 139-209 covering Nov. 9, 1853-Aug. 30, 1855). Ruled ledger. Leather. 26cm. Covers sound but scuffed and rather worn. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Alexis de Tocqueville lettre autographe signée

      - Lettre autographe signée au politique Hubert Delisle au château de Bouich près Saint André de Cubzac (Gironde). Paris 10 septembre 1849 ; 2 pages ½ in-8°. Tocqueville, député de la Manche, remercie Delisle, député de la Gironde, pour sa précédente lettre et son témoignage d’amitié. Il s’excuse de n’avoir le temps de lui répondre qu’en « très peu de mots. Mais ce peu de mots, du moins, vous dira que je ne vous oublie pas ». Il explique par la suite ses raisons de refuser le traité avec l’Argentine du dictateur Rosas : « Je pense comme vous qu’il eut été bien à désirer que la France put prendre dans la Plata la position prépondérante qui soit si utile à ses intérêts. Mais pensez-vous qu’un tel résultat put être obtenu sans un grand effort en argent et en hommes et croyez-vous que dans l’état général des affaires du monde, ce soit le moment et le cas de faire à 3000 lieus de nous un effort de cette espèce ? » 1849 marque la fin d’une guerre commerciale acharnée entre d’une part l’Angleterre et la France et d’autre part l’Argentine et l’Uruguay pour la circulation des navires et marchandises européens dans le bassin de la Plata. Face à la résistance des Argentins et quelques victoires, les pragmatiques Anglais signent un accord avec Rosas le 24 novembre 1849 qui met fin aux revendications de l’Argentine sur les Malouines jusqu’en 1982. Les négociations avec les Français sont plus compliquées mais la France finit pas céder aux pressions des nombreux commerçants français implantés sur place et à l’Angleterre et signe finalement un traité le 31 août 1850. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Neuester Zeitungs-Atlas für Alte & Neue Erdkunde

      Hildburghausen, Verlag Bibliographisches Institut, 1849. ca. 31 x 26 cm, gebunden Dekorativer Atlas mit 123, zumeist grenzkolorierten Karten (Stahlstichen); Kartographie / Geographie / Topographie; grüner Einband Rücken goldgeprägt; Einband an den Kapitalen mit kleinen Einrissen und leicht berieben; innen eine Karte am Falz eingerissen; Papier auf Titelseite, ansonsten sehr selten leicht gebräunt; alterstypisch gut erhalten Versand D: 5,20 EUR Atlas, Weltaltas, Kartografie, Topografie, Erdkunde, Geografie

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        Freiheit in Krähwinkel . Posse mit Gesang in zwei Abtheilungen und 3 Akten .

      1. Abtheilung : Die Revolution 2. Abtheilung : Die Reaction , von Johann Nestroy . Wien 1849 , mit drei allegorischen illuminirten Bildern ( altkolorierte gefalt. Kupferstiche nach Aquarellen von

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        Der Unbedeutende. Posse mit Gesang in drei Akten.

       Wien, Wallishausser 1849. 8°.151 S. Mit 1 gefalt. kolor. Frontisp. in Kupfer. HLn. d. Zt. Mit goldgepr. Rückentit., Tit. gestemp., tlw. schwach stockfleckig. Gutes Expl. EA.W.-G.² 12; Wurzbach XX, 210; Rabenlechner I, 61; Slg. Mayer 6306 - Der kolor. Kupferstich zeigt den Schauspieler Nestroy als \"Zimmermann Peter Span\" und Wenzel Scholzin in der Rolle des \"Sekretär Puffmann\". Versand D: 4,00 EUR Literatur

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        L´UNIVERS HISTORIE ET DESCRIPTION DE TOUS LES PEUPLES BRESIL, COLOMBIE ET GUYANDES HISTORIE DE ANTILLES Et des Colonies Franqaise, Espagnoles, Anglaise, Daoises et Suedoises SUITE DES ÉTATS - UNIS POSSESSIONS AGLAISES DANS L´AMÉRIQUE DU NORD LES CALIFORNIES

      Inbunden bok. FIRMIN DIDOT FRÉRES, EDITEURS. 1 1 uppl. 1849. 376 106 s. Inbunden. Gott skick. Betalas mot faktura. Fransk text. Två charmiga verk om nord och sydamerika, plus västindien filtrerat genom franska ögon sett på 1840-talet. Sannolikt är dessa ex extremt ovanliga. I alla fall är de helt ogooglbara vilket är en säker indikation på att vi är den e n d e säljaren i cyberuniversum av dessa pärlor. Troligen är fallet likaledes i köttrymden.

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        Statistics of the State of Georgia

      W. Thorne Williams, Savannah 1849 - 8vo. 624pp., 77pp titled - "Catalogue of Fauna and Flora." 16" x 20" hand colored folded map frontispiece. Brown cloth hardcover stamped in blind on boards. Gilt title on spine. Restored. Original cloth spine rebacked onto newer brown cloth. Front and rear hinges repaired. Colored map has an approximate 7" closed tear into the map. No loss of content. Light to moderate scattered light foxing to text. Topics include history, legal, educational, religious, military institutions, County sketches, railroads, etc. DeRenne II p.529; Howes W 354. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Recueil des lois publiees dans tous les Etats de l'Europe, les Etats-unis d'Amerique et les Indes d'ouest de la Hollande les Privileges et les Brevets d'Invention [Collection of Laws published in all the States of Europe, the United States of America and the West Indies to Holland Privileges and Patents]

      Paris: Hector Bossange. (1849). First. First edition. Tall octavo. 479pp. Green morocco, heavily stamped in gilt. Text in various languages (French, English, German, Dutch, Italian, Russian, etc.). Engraved bookplate of H.O. Havemeyer, Jr., as well as another engraved bookplate stating "This book was the property of my Grandfather Charles F. De Loosey. H.O. Havermeyer". De Loosey was an important diplomat; his grandson, Havermeyer was a sugar refining baron, collector, and prominent club man. Corners bumped, splits at the top and bottom edges of the spine, else near very good. OCLC locates five copies, just one in the United States (Harvard). .

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        MANUAL DEL RELOJERO MECANICO Y PRACTICO

      - 1849 Impr. D. Anselmo, Madrid Trad. Valentin Garin, direccion de Jose Maria de Tilbe. Con tablas y lám. desplegables con il. del interior del reloj. X+957 p. 20x14 cm. Enc. piel. Exterior fatigado. La lám. 1ª es doble y aparece repetida. Acaba en la lám.9. Hay firma de anterior propietario. Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web. (rellotgeria, rellotges, relojeria, relojes)

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