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        Carta Topografica della Lombardia e dei Ducati di Parma, Piacenza e Modena - Carta Topografica della Venezia

      Lombardia - Veneto - Emilia 1849 - Le due carte sono una riproduzione "pirata" di alcune carte austriache dell'Italia Settentrionale. Furono realizzate nell'Ufficio Topografico del Corpo di Stato Maggiore piemontese e sono composte da fogli di mm 467x540. Per la prima, composta da 30 fogli applicati su tela a stacchi (misura complessiva di mm 4200x2700), vengono messe insieme la carta del "Governo della Lombardia", e quella del Ducato di Modena e dei Ducati di Parma e Piacenza; mentre nella seconda, composta da 17 fogli applicati su tela a stacchi (misura complessiva di mm 2800x2160), viene riprodotta una parte della carta del "Governo di Venezia".Le due carte coprono l'intera area settentrionale da Novara a Gorizia e furono realizzate per le campagne militari contro l'Austria del 1849. Apparentemente mancherebbe il foglio D9 ma non è stato possibile fare il confronto con altri esemplari perché, data la sua particolare rarità, non ne sono stati reperiti altri oltre a quello posseduto dall'Istituto Geografico Militare che è descritto in 44 fogli mentre il nostro ne ha 47 + 1 di assieme.Bibliografia: IGM 1934, p. 239; Ass. Roberto Almagià 2011, pag 126 scheda 50 mm 4200x2700 - 2800x2160

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        Noyesism Unveiled: A History of the Sect Self-Styled Perfectionist s; with a Summary View of their Leading Doctrines.

      Brattleboro: by the Author, 1849. Octavo, a fine copy in blind-stamped publisher's cloth, gilt title on spine. First edition: a lurid denunciation of John Humphrey Noyes's famous American utopian community at Putney.Noyes was the charismatic founder of the 'Perfectionist' community in Putney Vermont. Already suspect to Church authorities, Noyes's belief that the Second Coming had taken place was controversial, and his rejection of monogamy in favour of a rigorously controlled 'complex' of marriages, infamous.Noyesism Unveiled, by the otherwise unknown writer Hubbard Eastman, resident of Putney, was one of the key texts designed, as Eastman admitted with alliterative elan, to 'exhibit the pernicious principles propagated by Mr. Noyes and his coadjutors.' Indeed, the outraged locals did compel the Perfectionists to move, which led to the founding of the famous community in Oneida, New York. Oneida flourished for over thirty years, and although it continued to be accused of free love and heathenism, it quickly solidified into a reasonably strict and regimented society, famous for unisex outfits, eugenics, and regular 'criticism sessions' in which congregants were publically humiliated for misdemeanours. Some browning.

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        Coup-D'Oeil Général sur les possessions Néerlandaises dans l'Inde Archipélagique.

      Leide. Arnz. 1846, 1847 & 1849. 3 volumes. Volume I: xxii + 579pp. Volume II: viii + 471pp. Volume III: viii + 418pp. Uniformly bound in quarter calf, marbled paper covered boards, spines a little sunned. Endpapers, prelims and last blanks browned in places. Lower board Volume II damp affected in one area causing 4 x 6cm loss to marbled paper. An attractive and otherwise very clean set of a scarce work. Text in French. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 151371).

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        (Pierers) Universal-Lexikon der Gegenwart und Vergangenheit oder neuestes encyclopädisches Wörterbuch der Wissenschaften, Künste und Gewerbe bearbeitet von mehr als 300 Gelehrten, herausgegeben von H. A. Pierer, 3. Auflage (Vierte Ausgabe), 17 Bände Halbl

      Altenburg, H. A. Pierer, 1849 - 1852. Dritte Auflage (Vierte Ausgabe). Vollständiges Grundwerk in 17 Bänden. Schwarze Original-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln und aufwendiger goldgeprägter Biedermeier-Ornamentik; dreiseitiger marmorierter Farbschnitt. Monumentales enzyklopädisches Werk mit mehr als 300.000 Stichworten auf ca. 16.000 Seiten (die etwa zeitgleich erschienene 8. Brockhaus-Auflage umfasste demgegenüber lediglich 12.000 Stichworte). Diese dritte Auflage war im Wesentlichen ein Neudruck der zweiten Auflage mit lediglich geringfügigen Aktualisierungen. Die 34 Bände (zu je 30 Bogen) der zweiten Auflage wurden hier in kompakterer Form zu 17 Bänden (zu je 60 Bogen) zusammengefaßt, der Druck auf hochwertigerem Papier vorgenommen. Als Herausgeber des Werkes fungierten nunmehr die Pierer-Söhne Eugen (1823 - 1890), Viktor (1826 - 1855) und Alfred (1836 - 1901). Was im Seemann-Verzeichnis (Bibliotheca Lexicorum, S. 454 f.) zur zweiten Pierer-Auflage vermerkt ist, gilt also gleichermaßen für das Nachfolgeformat: \"Durch das moderne Konzept (erstes Lexikon mit ausführlichen Benutzerhinweisen, ausgezeichnete Stichwort- und Informationsselektion, neuartiger kurzer Lexikonstil, übersichtliche Aufmachung) wurde das Werk zu einem Markstein in der Lexikographie . Die verweistechnische Infrastruktur dieses Werkes war ihrer Zeit weit voraus und steht im 19. Jahrhundert ohne Beispiel da.\" Da das Pierer-Lexikon trotz seiner überragenden, die Konkurrenzausgaben der größeren Häuser Brockhaus und Meyer übertreffenden Qualität wegen eher rückständiger Vertriebsmethoden in vergleichsweise geringer Auflagenhöhe erschien, sind vor allem die frühen Auflagen dieses unter Fachleuten hochgeschätzten Lexikons heute nur noch äußerst selten, gut erhaltene, dekorative Exemplare kaum noch anzutreffen. Alle Bände in gutem, unversehrtem Zustand. Buchrücken allenfalls partiell leicht berieben, Goldprägungen noch gut zur Geltung kommend; Deckelbezüge partiell etwas beschabt; eine Ecke leicht angeknickt. Seiten überwiegend sauber, partiell leicht fleckig bzw. gebräunt. In toto schönes Exemplar dieser aufwendig gestalteten, repräsentativen Biedermeier-Ausgabe. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Ich biete zurzeit unter der Artikelnummer SB-14200 einen Bilder-Atlas zur 2. Pierer-Auflage an, der gleichermaßen zur Ergänzung der 3. Auflage geeignet ist. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Pierer Lexikon Lexicon Universallexikon Konversationslexikon Konversations-Lexikon Conversationslexikon Conversations-Lexikon Encyklopädie Encyclopädie

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        Raphaël

      First edition.Handsome autograph inscription signed by Alphonse de Lamartine to the painter (Jean) Gigoux.Small restored tears to head and foot of joints, spotting.  Perrotin & Furne & Cie Paris 1849 15x23,5cm broché sous chemise et étui

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        The works of Quintus Horatius Flaccus illustrated chiefly from the remains of ancient art.

      London: John Murray, 1849. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.8"). [6], 194, [6], 490, xiv pp.; 8 col. plts. First edition of this => lavishly decorated, deluxe production of Horace's works in the original Latin, with a life of the author written in English by the Rev. Henry Hart Milman. Each page of the preface appears in a color-printed, antiquity-inspired frame (ochre, maroon, blue, green, or violet, with several different styles of frame used); the poems appear in simpler frames, but with each section preceded by a chromolithographed title-page (with a total of eight color plates), and almost every text page bearing an in-text wood engraving done by George Scharf after "remains of ancient art" (an index of the original sources and their locations is present at the back of the volume). => The decorative elements were created by architect and pioneering design theorist Owen Jones.    This volume's price at publication was two guineas which, although less than production cost, priced the work out of the market. McLean suggests most of the 2,500 copies were pulped!    Signed binding: Contemporary brown morocco, front pastdown stamped "J. Wright Binder." Boards with triple fillet gilt border at edges; center panel on each board composed of a triple fillet outer border with a floral/vine gilt roll within; gilt corner devices with elements extending along the outer edges of the center panel. Board edges with double fillet rules, turn-ins with same gilt roll as in the center panels of the boards, cream calendared endpapers. All edges gilt.    Evidence of readership: 20th-century notes relating to the text on rear free endpaper.    Provenance: Large engraved armorial "Kimmel Park" bookplate of Hugh Robert Hughes of Kimmel (1827–1911), Co. Denbigh, and his small library shelf label to top of front pastedown. His signature in full, dated "June 11th 1855," on front fly-leaf. "G.L.D. 1937" on front free endpaper.         NSTC 2H30539; McLean, Victorian Book Design, pp. 94, 174. Binding as above; joints (outside) abraded, so too lower edges of boards and corners. 20th-century notes as mentioned above; shelf label largely obscured by a later blank one; a very few dog-ears or short edge tears; age-toning with some foxing and other spotting, especially towards beginning and end. => A remarkable, wonderful book.

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        Journal of the Proceedings of the Grand Division, of the Sons of Temperance, of the State of Illinois

      R. L. Wilson, Daily Journal Office, Chicago 1849 - Three-quarter black leather and blue cloth binding with gilt imprint on spine. Leather is rubbed at edges and corners and worn off at spine ends. Front joint is split with front board loosening. Light soil on boards, edges, and endpapers. Old bookseller's label and private library bookplate on front pastedown. The volume, labeled Volume I on the spine, contains the journals of proceedings from 1. January, 1847, City of Chicago; 2. Annual Session, Oct. 1847, City of Chicago; 3. April, 1848, City of Alton; 4. July, 1848, City of Peoria; 5. October 1848, City of Chicago; 6. Semi-Annual Session, April 1849, City of Quincy; and 7. Annual Session, October, 1849, City of Peoria. Includes lists of names for memberships approved. Byrd 1380,1381,1382, 1507, 1508.; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 335 pp [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The California and Oregon Trail

      New York: George P. Putnam,, 1849. Copyright date is 1849, first edition, second printing, Illustrated by Darley Dej. Being Sketches of Prairie and Rocky Mountain Life. New York: George P. Putnam, 1849. First edition, second printing. Twelvemo. 448, 7 advertisement pages (page 7 mis-numbered "8"). With sepia-toned frontispiece and additional engraved sepia-toned half-title page. Rebound in half brown morocco, five raised spine bands with gilt lettered title and floral devices in compartments top edge gilt. Binding rubbed and chipped at extremities, joints worn, spine crazed. Hinges cracked, pencil bookseller's notations on front free endpaper. Pages cockled, light edge wear. Still, very good overall. Text and illustrattions is bright and clean, binding is secure, a solid collectible memoirs Book.. first Edition. Half-Leather. very good Plus/No Jacket. Illus. by Darley Dej. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Collectible Memoir.

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        Entrance of the Temple of Amun, Thebes.

      Sketches in Egypt and Nubia, from Drawings made on the Spot., 1849.. Lithograph. Later colour. Fine condition. Size: 49 x 36 cm. (19½ x 14 inches)

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        SIR FRANCIS DRAKE. His Voyage, 1595, by Thomas Maynarde, together with the Spanish Account of Drake's Attack on Puerto Rico. Edited, from the original manuscripts, by W. D. Cooley.

      London: Hakluyt Society, 1849. 12, viii, 65 pages of text including a subscriber's list. Original blue stamped hardcover binding with gilt spine lettering and front cover gilt stamp of the ship "Victoria." Minimal sunning to spine; protected in custom stiff archival mylar. Previous owner's name neatly on front endpaper. First Series, No. 4. Several pages uncut and unopened. Almost near fine condition, with no defects of note. With translation of the Spanish document.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good+ condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        L’Acadie; Or, Seven Years' Explorations In British America.

      Henry Colburn, London 1849 - xvi, 345; viii, 326 pages; 16 pages of ads at rear. Complete in two volumes; each with frontispiece and beaver and maple leaf vignette to title page. Two maps, one in-text plan, and four plates with tissue guards as called for. Publisher's red cloth stamped in blind with gilt to spine. Professionally rebacked and hinges strengthened; retaining original spine panels and endpapers. Binding sound; no foxing. Size: 8vo. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'Acadie; or Seven Years' Explorations in British America

      Henry Colburn, London - 1849. First edition. Two volumes, small 8vo. Pp.xvi, 345; viii, 326. With 6 engraved plates, 2 engraved maps and one text illustration. Rebound in half brown calf over brown paper-covered boards. Light flaking to front outer joint of volume one and just the slightest of foxing to preliminaries, else a fine set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Inca

      Vol II Richter after Gould Inca An original lithograph with later hand-colour for Gould's "A Monograph of the Trochilidae, or Humming-birds", 1849-61 £950

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        Der Freistaat Nicaragua in Mittel Amerika und seine Wichtigkeit fur den Welthandel, den Ackerbau und die Colonisation. Nach eigener Anschauung und mit besonderer Bezugnahme auf die Berliner Colonisations Gesellschaft fur Central Amerika dargestellt.

      Gustav Hempel, Berlin 1849 - [iv], viii, 139 pages of text. Original plain green paper wraps are soiled, worn, and chipped, with the front wrapper detached, but the faded and soiled orange printed spine remains mostly intact, except for a chip to the bottom of the spine; protected in custom stiff archival mylar. Complete with a folding map of the region, and a folding chart of the settlement as laid out by the Berlin Colonization Society. The text is moderately foxed. Sabin 9181. First edition. Size: Octavo (8vo) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Manuscript leaf from Cape Cod

      1849 - Single sheet measuring 7 1/2 inches by 9 3/4 inches. In brown ink with pencil annotations and strikethroughs. This is a section of Thoreau's working notes from his visit to Cape Cod in 1849, and the text touches on a comparison of land transportation to the expediency of the sea as a means of getting places. At one point, Thoreau muses, "A sleigh is never seen at least it's a great novelty, on the Cape the snow being either absorbed by the sand or blown into drifts." After a paragraph about fences, the manuscript closes on a full sentence about Provincetown Harbor, "which as well as the greater part of the Bay, and an indefinite expanse of the ocean, we overlooked from our perch, is deservedly famous." The published text, which was released posthumously in 1865, varies from this manuscript version. The leaf is set into a paper window mount and accompanied by a small black & white photographic print showing a beach dune. Matted and attractively framed. Faint crease and slight separation along old horizontal crease with no loss. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        Atlas: Meyer's Zeitungs- und Groschen-Atlas wohl um 1849 Stahlstiche

      1849 - Atlas: Meyer's Zeitungs- und Groschen-Atlas Stiche Druck und Verlag der Geographischen Anstalt des Bibliographischen Instituts zu Hildburghausen -- beinhaltet ca. 95 grenzcolorierte Stahlstich-Karten um 1850 -- Maße Blatt: ca. 32 x 26 cm SW: Landkarten Stahlstich Meyer --- Zustand: Halbleinenband mit kartonierten, marmorierten Deckeln aus der Zeit, Ecken und Kanten stärker bestoßen, Einband berieben und angestaubt, Leinenrücken oben und unten an den Gelenken ca. 0,5 cm aufgewetzt, mit nur kleinen Fehlstellen, ansonsten altersentsprechend ordentliches Exemplar, innen: Innengelenk vorne oben ca. 5 cm geöffnet, nach der ersten Karte insgesamt stärker gelockert (siehe Foto), ebenso hinten vor der letzten Karte gelockert, Buchblock insgesamt fest, keine losen Blätter, das Papier ist durchgängig etwas gebräunt, die Seitenränder ebenfalls etwas gebräunt, teils angestaubt, vereinzelt auch etwas fleckig, die Karten selbst sind altersentsprechend gut und recht sauber erhalten, ein Blatt mit Faltknicken, aber denoch sehr ordentlich erhalten, insgesamt altersentsprechend bis auf altersgemäße Gebrauchsspuren gut erhalten Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1320

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        SIR FRANCIS DRAKE. His Voyage, 1595, by Thomas Maynarde, together with the Spanish Account of Drake's Attack on Puerto Rico. Edited, from the original manuscripts, by W. D. Cooley.

      London: Hakluyt Society, 1849. 12, viii, 65 pages of text including a subscriber's list. Original blue stamped hardcover binding with gilt spine lettering and front cover gilt stamp of the ship "Victoria." Minimal sunning to spine; protected in custom stiff archival mylar. Previous owner's name neatly on front endpaper. First Series, No. 4. Several pages uncut and unopened. Almost near fine condition, with no defects of note. With translation of the Spanish document.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good+ condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        Mardi: and a Voyage Thither

      1849. First Edition . MELVILLE, Herman. Mardi: and a Voyage Thither. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1849. Two volumes. Octavo, original blind-stamped green cloth gilt, yellow endpapers. Housed in custom slipcase and chemises. $5000.Preferred first American edition of MelvilleÂ’s third novel, in original cloth.When Melville was writing Mardi he apparently intended it to be the third in the series of South Seas adventures that included Typee (1846) and Omoo (1847). “But during the composition process his intentions changed,” effecting a key transformation as Melville shifted “from entertainer to truth tellerÂ… [and the] sea yarn turned into allegorical romance” (Baym, “MelvilleÂ’s Quarrel with Fiction”). Though initially praised by some for images that stretch “before us like a new world,” Mardi disappointed its public and Melville was pressured to return to a more straightforward style (New York Evening Mirror). Yet it is in Mardi that Melville reveals “the first blossoming of the intellectual growth and spiritual searching that would shape his later works” (Life and Works). This is the most desirable first American edition, set from MelvilleÂ’s manuscript and published mid-April 1849. Given 19th-century copyright law and attempts to avoid piracy, the first English edition was issued, as usual, several weeks before. However, the London issue was set not from manuscript but from proofs of the American edition— therefore it is one step removed from this more valued first American issue. Second rear fly-leaf in Volume I excised (as usual), with eight pages of ads at rear of Volume II. BAL 13658 (type A cloth). Owner signature in Volume II. Bookplates.Usual light foxing, rubbing to endpapers (more in Volume I). Exceptional original cloth in about-fine condition, with a few small chips to spines, gilt very bright. A beautiful copy.

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        Hadjar Silsilis

      London., 1849. May 1st 1847. Size: 425 × 605 mm. Lithograph with additional colour. Fine condition. 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.

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        Medinet Abou, Thebes.

      Sketches in Egypt and Nubia, from Drawings made on the Spot,, 1849. Plate 76. Lithograph. Later colour. Size: 49 x 36 cm (19½ x 14 inches). Fine condition. 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.

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        Site of Cana of Galilee

      Sketches in Egypt and Nubia, from Drawings made on the Spot.. Francis Graham Moon., 1849. Lithograph. Hand coloured. Fine condition. Mounted size: 72 x 56 cm Size: 48.5 x 32.5 cm. (19 x 13 inches) 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.

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        Gaza

      London., 1849.. Size: 410 ×550 mm. Original lithograph with additional colour. Fine condition. 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). Sketches in the Holy Land and Syria.

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        Medinet Abou, Thebes. Plate 76.

      Sketches in Egypt and Nubia, from Drawings made on the Spot, 1849 - Lithograph. Later colour. Size: 49 x 36 cm (19½ x 14 inches). Fine condition. 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.

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        Medinet Abou, Thebes. May 1st 1847.

      London. 1849. - Size: 430 × 605 mm. Fine condition. Unobtrusive blind stamp. Original lithograph with additional later colour. Roberts was the first independent, professional British artist to travel so extensively in the Near East. His tour in 1838-9 produced 272 sketches, a panorama of Cairo and three full sketchbooks, enough material to "serve me for the rest of my life" (Roberts, eastern journal, 28 Jan 1839). Over the next decade he made "a series of intire new drawings" for the large coloured lithographs executed by Louis Haghe for The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia, which was originally published by subscription, 1842-9. No publication before this had presented so comprehensive a series of views of the monuments, landscape, and people of the Near East. "Robert's Holy Land was one of the most important and elaborate ventures of nineteenth-century publishing, and it was the apotheosis of the tinted lithograph" (Abbey, Travel). These lithographs were originally published in twenty parts, most parts containing six plates, the price for each part with coloured plates (the most expensive state) being 3 guineas.

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        Site of Cana of Galilee

      Sketches in Egypt and Nubia, from Drawings made on the Spot. Francis Graham Moon. 1849 - Lithograph. Hand coloured. Size: 48.5 x 32.5 cm. (19 x 13 inches) Fine condition. Mounted size: 72 x 56 cm 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.

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        Gaza

      London. 1849. - Size: 410 ×550 mm. Fine condition. Original lithograph with additional colour. Roberts was the first independent, professional British artist to travel so extensively in the Near East. His tour in 1838-9 produced 272 sketches, a panorama of Cairo and three full sketchbooks, enough material to "serve me for the rest of my life" (Roberts, eastern journal, 28 Jan 1839). Over the next decade he made "a series of intire new drawings" for the large coloured lithographs executed by Louis Haghe for The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia, which was originally published by subscription, 1842-9. No publication before this had presented so comprehensive a series of views of the monuments, landscape, and people of the Near East. "Robert's Holy Land was one of the most important and elaborate ventures of nineteenth-century publishing, and it was the apotheosis of the tinted lithograph" (Abbey, Travel). Sketches in the Holy Land and Syria. Abbey, Travel, 272; Gay 2216; Ibrahim-Hilmy, II, p.176; Lipperheide 1591; Tooley (1954) 402.

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        The Daily Services of The United Church of England and Ireland. Ornately bound with gauffered edges and very intricate brass clasp.

      1849 - John Henry Parker. 1849. 979pp. A unique copy of an Anglican Prayer book, very beautifully bound in full brown morocco gilt, tooled in blind with exceptionally detailed and patterned gauffering to all of the page edges. The clasp is based on a Cristogram and bears the initials H and S intertwined with a taller cross. The endpapers are marbled with a stunning leather presentation label to the front pastedown in the shape of a leaf which states. "Dr. Harrinson. the gift of a grateful friend. 1849." Apart from some very sl. signs of wear this volume is in fine condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        History of the Sikhs

      1849. First Edition . (INDIA) CUNNINGHAM, Joseph Davey. A History of the Sikhs, from the Origin of the Nation to the Battles of the Sutlej. London: John Murray, 1849. Octavo, modern full brown calf, raised bands, burgundy morocco spine label. $4800.First edition, with map of Punjabi political divisions until 1803 outlined in color, color folding map of Punjabi political divisions after the treaty of 1846, and folding genealogical table of the Gooroos, handsomely bound.Cunningham joined the Bengal Engineers in 1831 and arrived in India in 1834. “In 1837 he was selected by Lord Auckland to join Colonel Claud Wade, who was then the political agent upon the Sikh frontier, as assistant, with the special duty of fortifying Firozpur, the agentÂ’s headquarters. This appointment brought him into close connection with the Sikhs, and, as he spent the next eight years of his life in political employments in this part of India, he was able to obtain that thorough knowledge of their manners and customs which makes his History of the Sikhs one of the most valuable books ever published in connection with Indian history. In 1838 he was present at the interview between Lord Auckland and Runjeet Singh, the great Sikh chieftain; in 1839 he accompanied Colonel Wade when he forced the Khyber Pass, and he was promoted first lieutenant on 20 May in that year; in 1840 he was placed in charge of Ludhiana, under G. Russell Clerk, Colonel WadeÂ’s successor, and as political officer accompanied Brigadier-general Shelton and his army through the Sikh territory to Peshawur on his way to Cabul, and then accompanied Colonel Wheeler and Dost Muhammad, the deposed ameer of Afghanistan, back to British territory; in 1841 he was sent on a special mission to the principality of Jammu; in 1842 he was present at the interview between Lord Ellenborough and Dost Muhammad and the SikhsÂ… He spent four years on [the History], and on its publication in 1849 it was received with the greatest favor by the English press, a verdict which posterity has ratified, for it is universally recognized as the one authority upon the subject. But though this history made his name as an historian, it brought him into deep disgrace with his superiors. In his last chapter he treated of the history of the first Sikh war, and in it he made use of the knowledge he had obtained while acting as political agent with the army in the field, and distinctly asserted that two of the Sikh generals, Lal Singh and Tej Singh, were bought. Both Lord Hardinge and Colonel Henry Lawrence, who had acted as political agent after the death of Major Broadfoot, asserted that there had been no private negotiations with any of the Sikh leaders; but the confidential position which Cunningham had held, and still more his disgrace which followed, are strong arguments that such negotiations did pass” (DNB). As a result of the controversy, Cunningham was stripped of his authority and ordered to go on regular regimental duty. He lost most of his income in the process and any possibility of political advancement. Indeed, the publication of The History of the Sikhs marked the end of his career. He was known primarily for revealing confidential documents and his great accomplishments were little recognized, The History of the Sikhs having been largely suppressed. Cunningham died unexpectedly in 1851. Indeed, the second edition—featuring CunninghamÂ’s own corrections and additions—was not published until 1853, too late for CunninghamÂ’s reputation to matter. Folding map expertly linen-backed, interior generally quite nice, binding fine. A lovely copy in fine condition.

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        Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets

      1849. First Edition . HOWITT, William. Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets. London: Richard Bentley, 1849. Two volumes expanded to four. Octavo, early 20th-century full green morocco, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, raised bands, top edges gilt, uncut. $4200.Early edition of this survey of the homes of the great English poets—among them Chaucer, Shakespeare and Milton—extra-illustrated with over 150 portraits and plates, and with a three-page autograph letter signed by the author William Howitt tipped in. Expanded with the additional material from two volumes into four, and very handsomely bound in full morocco-gilt by Sangorski & Sutcliffe.Also features the homes and lives of Burns, Shelley, Byron, Wordsworth, Goldsmith, Rogers, Tennyson, Coleridge and Scott. ""Howitt's blend of history, topography, spirituality, and democratic politics was immensely popular"" (ODNB), and Homes and Haunts was one of the prolific author's most popular works, running through several editions. The autograph letter, on one sheet of paper folded once to make four pages and handwritten on three, is dated May 3, 1852, and reads in part: ""I regret to say that my engagements will not allow me to be present at the —- tomorrow re the Booksellers' Association question. But you are quite aware that I thoroughly sympathize with the Free Trade advocates, and have entire confidences in the meeting taking the most salutary steps in the matter. I consider that the doom of the association is already pronounced, as one of its chief supporters himself admitted to me the other dayÂ…"" First published in 1847, in two volumes. Text and plates fine. Joints of Volume I skillfully repaired. A beautiful and desirable extra-illustrated set.

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        Statuts de l'Ordre du Saint-Esprit

      1849. First Edition . VIEL-CASTEL, Horace de. Statuts de lÂ’Ordre du Saint-Esprit au Droit Desir ou du Noeud Institué a Naples en 1352, par Louis dÂ’Anjou, Premier du Nom, Roi de Jerusalem, de Naples et de Sicilie, Manuscrit du XIVme SiècleÂ… Avec une Notice sur la Peinture des Miniatures et la Description du Manuscrit par M. Le Comte Horace de Viel-Castel. Paris: Englemann et Graf, 1853. Folio (13 by 17-1/2 inches), contemporary full red crushed morocco gilt, covers elaborately gilt-decorated with inlaid morocco-gilt coats of arms, raised bands, gilt-decorated endpapers. $3000.First edition of this dazzling reproduction of one of the most striking illuminated manuscripts of the 14th century, the laws of the chivalric order “du Saint-Esprit au Droit Desir,” reproducing the manuscript in brilliant color on 17 vivid chromolithographic plates heightened with gilt. Beautifully bound by Gruel.Louis de Tarente founded the chivalric order Saint-Esprit au Droit Desir (or, Ordre du Noeud) in Naples in 1352 to consolidate his power as the newly installed King of Naples and Sicily. This exquisitely printed facsimile includes an essay on the painting of miniatures and a transcript of the French text, both by Horace de Viel-Castel, director of the Louvre until 1863. Text in French. Two minor marginal marks to Plate I, not affecting image. A lovely volume in fine condition, beautifully bound.

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        The History of Pendennis, His Fortunes and Misfortunes, His Friends and His Greatest Enemy Two Volumes

      Bradbury and Evans, London 1849 - Two octovo in full leather, fine binding, five raised bands, tight bindings, unfoxed pages (uncut) , all original wraps(24 issues bound In with issues 23 and 24 being a joint issue, two book plates, else both volumes VG+++. Bound in is a letter from an admirer and critic: "I trust you will pardon a boy's mentioning what appears to him a trifling error in your novel 'Pendennis'". To which Thackery replys in his tiny script: "I think you have caught Mr. Pendennis is in a scrape from me.I assure you I am on that subject quite in the dark. .Your very faithful servant. W. M. Thackery." A first bound edition with originals bound in. Scarce ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        PROFESSOR RISLEY AND MR. J.R. SMITH'S ORIGINAL GIGANTIC MOVING PANORAMA OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, EXTENDING FROM THE FALLS OF ST. ANTHONY TO THE GULF OF MEXICO

      London, 1849. ix,[10]-32pp. plus engraved frontis. Facsimile printed wrappers. Very good. A scarce pamphlet both describing and advertising one of the great Mississippi panoramas. According to the titlepage, the panorama depicts "nearly four thousand miles of American scenery, running through nine states of the Union (sixteen degrees of latitude, from the wheat of the north to the orange of the south)." "J.R. Smith claimed to be the originator of the moving Panorama in America, having exhibited his first painting of the Mississippi in Boston in 1839. Although this was destroyed by fire, the artist had retained his drawings and with the help of Professor Riley completed a second picture including the new towns upon the river" - Sabin. Only four copies in OCLC, including Yale, the Huntington Library, the New York Public Library, and Trinity College, Dublin (all under different accession numbers). SABIN 83011.

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        Signed Carte-de-Visite [CDV; Carte de Visite]

      London: Fradelle and Marschall. Very Good. A Very Good Carte-de-Visite of the famous Pre-Raphaelite English painter and illustrator John Everett Millais, being a signed woodbury type photo produced by Fradelle and Marschall, SIGNED BY JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS, one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite movement, below his image. Millais, a child-prodigy, became the youngest student to enter the Royal Academy Schools which he did so at the tender age of 11. A highly-regarded artist, Millais produced numerous paintings, the most controversial of which was "Christ in the House of His Parents" (1849–50), a work which portrayed a working class Holy Family labouring in a messy carpentry workshop with Jesus bleeding from a wound in his hand. In addition to being a highly-regarded Painter, Millais also establishing a strong reputation as an illustrator, quite notably producing illustrations for a number of the works of Anthony Trollope as well as of Tennyson's poems. He also provided illustrations for magazines such as Good Words. The CDV was produced by Fradelle and Marschall, a photographic and miniature-painting partnership between Albert Eugene Fradelle & William Shury Marshall, which maintained two studios in Regent Street, Westminster, London and which existed for only a short while (1873-1877) -- thus dating this CDV to sometime within that short period. [Fradelle seems to have stayed in business on his own for a time, but the firm is recorded as bankrupt by 1877.] The National Portrait Gallery, London, has 58 of their photographs, including an unsigned one like the CDV described herein but with some damage to the image background. The Gallery's holding of a like (unsigned) CDV demonstrates that this signed CDV is worthy of being held by any Gallery or institutional collection. A VERY GOOD CDV OF THE HIGHLY-NOTABLE ILLUSTRATOR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS, SIGNED BY JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS. QUITE SCARCE INDEED.

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        Anatomie comparée. Recueil des planches de myologie dessinées par Georges Cuvier ou exécutées sous ses yeux par M. Laurillard et Mercier.

      Paris, Dusacq, (1849-1856). ____ Première édition. Les dessins de cet ouvrage "étaient destinés par M. Cuvier à accompagner l'édition d'un grand traité d'Anatomie comparée, dont les cinq volumes de ses "Leçons d'anatomie comparée" n'étaient considérés par lui que comme un abrégé, et qu'il se proposait de publier après avoir terminé l' "Histoire naturelle des poissons". Un grand nombre de ces dessins ont été faits par lui même; les autres ont été exécutés par moi sous ses yeux." (Note préliminaire de Laurillard). La publication de cet ouvrage monumental a été longtemps ajournée, aucun éditeur ne voulant prendre le risque de le publier. Une subvention du Ministère de l'Instruction publique l'a permis, bien après la mort de Cuvier, mais il n'a jamais été achevé: les planches 309-310 et 324-325 n'ont jamais publiées, ni le texte accompagnant les planches 336-340. Paru en livraisons sur 7 ans, on en connaît très peu d'exemplaires complets. Cet exemplaire est COMPLET DES 336 PLANCHES parues, mais il manque 12 feuillets d'explication des planches : [pl. 129-142 (Hyène), 240 à 242 (Cabiai) et pl. 259 à la fin]. L'exemplaire de la BNF est incomplet, 211 planches seulement ; celui de la bibliothèque de Strasbourg a 167 planches. De toute rareté. Quelques rousseurs. ***** "Seeking to produce one great 'Anatomie Comparée', Cuvier spent his life gathering some 13,000 items for the museum's public gallery and collecting drawings and documents; 336 plates made according to his drawings and those of Laurillard appeared between 1849 and 1856, with the title 'Anatomie comparée, Recueil de planches de myologie'." DSB III, 524 This copy is complete of the 336 lithographed plates published. It lacks 12 explanatory text leaves. Published in livraisons during 7 years, this book is of utmost rarity. The Bibliotheque Nationale de France has an incomplete copy with 211 plates only. Nissen ZBI 1005. In-plano. Collation : (4), VI, (2) pp., (41) ff. , 336 planches. En feuilles, sous portefeuille demi-toile de l'époque.

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        NARRATIVES OF VOYAGES TOWARDS THE NORTH-WEST, in Search of a Passage to Cathay and India. 1496 to 1631. With Selections from the Early Records of the Honourable The East India Tea Company and from Manuscripts in the British Museum.

      Hakluyt Society, London 1849 - vi, xx, 260 pages of text. Original blue stamped hardcover binding with gilt spine lettering and front cover gilt stamp of the ship "Victoria." Moderate shelfwear and sunning to spine, with chips to spine extremities; protected in custom stiff archival mylar. Illustrated in black & white with three maps and one plate containing facsimiles of signatures. First Series, No. 5. Both of the folding maps are torn with no loss. Minor foxing scattered throughout text, with moderate foxing to endpapers. Accounts of the voyages of Cabot, Davis, Frobisher, and others, drawn chiefly from the works of Hakluyt, Purchas, Harris, and Foxe. Size: Octavo (8vo) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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