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        The Book Of The Salmon: In Two Parts

      London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1850. First Edition. Very good- in 3/4 green leather (calf) and marbled paper covered boards with five raised bands on the spine with printer's devices in four of the compartments and the two remaining compartments are missing the gilt title labels. The end sheets match the marbled paper on the boards. A 16mo measuring 6 3/4 by 4 1/8 inches with a 3/4 inch closed tear to the leather at the upper edge of the front joint, much of the printer's devices on the spine have been lost and the leather on the spine has darkened considerably from its original light green color. There is a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down. 242 pages of text illustrated with a hand-colored frontispiece and eight plates, seven of which are of hand-colored of salmon-flies and salmon-fry. This title consists of two parts. Part I contains: "The theory, principles, and practice of fly-fishing for salmon; with lists of salmon-flies for every good river in the empire." Part II contains: "The natural history of the salmon, all its known habits described, and the best way of artificially breeding it explained." In an elegant binding by J. Larkins.

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        Letter handwritten and signed by architect George Gilbert Scott (1811-1878).

      Not published, London 1850 - Three page letter written and signed by English architect George Gilbert Scott. Written to Rev. Edwin Baines? Dated August 10th, 1850, it reads "My dear Sir, I ought to have apologized for sending an imperfect drawing of the roof. I found when I can to refer to my tracing or your plan that I did not know its' scale so that I might have got quite wrong. I was also puzzled as to fitting it to the apse. N Lomen? your Builder should send me the plan or what he prefers in this ???? I will make any suggestions which occur to me. I confess I am not partial to a gold coloured glazing. I think however the majority of the "Cathedral" plan is much too cold. I have however seen the Cath[edral[ of a warmer green which is much better I think. I obtained the specimen I saw from Mr. Wailes of Newcastle. Perhaps the best way is to get a large number of the carvers and to select from among them ?? ??? wjocj seems most pleasing. Here the yellow kind, you would not like. I remain my obedient yours faithfully [signed] Geo: Gilbert Scott." Some of the words are not legible but it is clear that Scott is providing reccomenation for materials selection for a Cathedral renovation or construction. Prominent in the Gothic Revival, Scott designed many public structures. Director of a vast amount of Gothic restoration work, beginning with renovations of Ely Cathedral (1847), including Westminster Abbey (upon the North Front Chapter House), and many other cathedrals and churches. His design for the Church of St. Nicholas in Hamburg, Germany won first place in an 1844 competition. Among his other designs were the buildings for the British Home and Foreign Office (1860-1870), the Albert Memorial, and St. Pancras Station in London. He is buried in Westminster Abbey. His grandson is Sir Giles Gilbert Scott. Size: Octavo (8vo) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Autograph Letter, Signed. To Thomas B. V.

      Sunnyside, 1850. 1 page. 4to. Some staining, old folds. 1 page. 4to. Reading in part: "The Niagara Insurance Company of which you speak in your letter, is I presume one in which Mr Moses Grinnell and --- of my nephews take some interest and in which I have authorised one of them to subscribe for me for some shares..."

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        di Piazza del Duomo Senza data, 1850 ca.

      1850. Gouache con rialzi a biacca su traccia di acquatinta (mm 380x730; bella cornice d'epoca in legno dorato con ricca decorazione a palmette e a fregi vegetali. Ampia bordura grigio scuro stesa, secondo il gusto del tempo, sui margini; titolo calligrafato a tempera rossa in lettere capitali al margine inferiore. L'opera, raffigurante una panoramica veduta di Milano secondo una maniera che ricorda da vicino quella del Bossoli, è incentrata sulla Piazza del Duomo ma offre un ampio scorcio della città ed è animata da una serie di figure e carrozze appena abbozzate. Rara.

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        Erotic satire of the Tales of Genji)

      1850 - Three small quarto volumes. (18)pp., + 13ff. plates. A colorful example of Japanese shunga by the popular and successful Edo-period ukiyo-e artist Utagawa Kunisada. Shunga, which literally translates to "pictures of spring," are Japanese erotic images that celebrate sexual pleasure. They were created by iconic artists such as Utamaro, Hokusai, and Kunisada, and were enjoyed by men and women of all social classes. This particular three-volume set is a satire of the Tales of Genji. Scrolls at the top of each spread show chaste scenes of courtly love from the Tales, while the explicit images below show what Kunisada suspects was actually going on. The illustrations are vibrant and detailed, showcasing Kunisada's skill. Colin Franklin describes the rich colors as: "all stops pulled out for an organ-blast of color printing." Extraordinarily complete: in the original bindings with pictorial title slips, housed in the original box with the same title slip, and including the color-printed dust jacket. One broken thread on the third volume, but an otherwise remarkable survival in this fine condition. (Exploring Japanese Books and Scrolls, p. 74). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Campagnes des Français sous le Consulat & l'Empire. Album de cinquante - deux batailles et cent portraits des Maréchaux, Généraux et Personnages le plus illustres de l'époque et le Portrait de Napoléon Ier accompagné d'un fac-simile de sa signature..

      Librairie Rue Visconti, 1850. In-folio, frontespizio in rosso e in nero, antiporta con ritratto di Napoleone e facsimile di autografo, frontespizio con aquila napoleonica incisa, indice delle tavole; 5 tavole con complessivi 100 ritratti entro medaglioni di marescialli e generali napoleonici e 52 tavole a piena pagina f.t. incise in rame raffiguranti le battaglie di Napoleone in Italia, Germania, Russia, Spagna, Egitto, ecc. Legatura coeva in tela rossa. Qualche segno d'uso alla legatura e fisiologica fioritura. Complessivamente esemplare genuino ed in buono stato di conservazione.

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        MUSEE COSMOPOLITE; MUSEE DE COSTUMES. [Binder's title: Costumes of All Nations].

      Paris, France: Ancienne Mon Aubert, 1850. Two volumes containing a total of 365 beautifully hand-colored plates depicting the historic dress of villagers from various countries. Minor foxing to numerous plates, occasionally entering into the image but mostly confined to the margins. Plates measure 10+3/8 inches (264mm) in height. Bound in hardcover library cloth with unobtrusive stamps to top and bottom edge of closed pages, with bookplates and stamps confined to the endpapers, with no markings on the plates. Plates are titled at the top in French, assigned a number, and are given a brief description below the image. Many of the plates are credited at the bottom as "Musee Cosmopolite" while others are credited as "Musee de Costumes." Each is identified as having been printed by Aubert. Many of the artists are identified by their signature in the plate. There is no text associated with this publication. Volume I: Allemagne [Germany] 20 plates; Espagne [Spain] et Portugal 31 plates; Italie [Italy] 42 plates; France 86 plates. Volume II: Belgique et Hollande [Belgium & Holland] 4 plates; Suisse et Tyrol [Swiss/Switzerland] 25 plates; Russie [Russia] 37 plates; Turquie, Egypte, Grece [Turkey, Egypt and Greece] 60 plates; Algerie [Algeria/Africa] 33 plates; Amerique [America] 27 plates. The American plates depict natives of Mexico, Peru, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay. First edition.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Quarto (4to).

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        Travellers Guide Through the States of Ohio Michigan Indiana Illinois Missouri Iowa and Wisconsin

      

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        Traité des maladies du cuir chevelu suivi de conseils hygiéniques sur les soins à donner à la chevelure

      Paris, J.B. Baillière, 1850. 1850, 1850, in-8, (4), VIII, 400pp, 8 pl, demi-veau fauve, dos plat orné de motifs à froid. (Rel. de l'ép.), Première édition. 8 planches h.t. gravées sur métal et coloriées à la main. Important ouvrage sur le sujet. Il est divisé en trois grandes parties : considérations anatomiques et physiologiques des cheveux ; pathologie du cuir chevelu ; hygiène. Waller n° 1834. Hirsch I, 859 ; Wellcome II, 317. Quelques rousseurs, plus fortes sur les planches

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        MUSEE COSMOPOLITE; MUSEE DE COSTUMES. [Binder's title: Costumes of All Nations].

      Paris, France: Ancienne Mon Aubert, 1850. Two volumes containing a total of 365 beautifully hand-colored plates depicting the historic dress of villagers from various countries. Minor foxing to numerous plates, occasionally entering into the image but mostly confined to the margins. Plates measure 10+3/8 inches (264mm) in height. Bound in hardcover library cloth with unobtrusive stamps to top and bottom edge of closed pages, with bookplates and stamps confined to the endpapers, with no markings on the plates. Plates are titled at the top in French, assigned a number, and are given a brief description below the image. Many of the plates are credited at the bottom as "Musee Cosmopolite" while others are credited as "Musee de Costumes." Each is identified as having been printed by Aubert. Many of the artists are identified by their signature in the plate. There is no text associated with this publication. Volume I: Allemagne [Germany] 20 plates; Espagne [Spain] et Portugal 31 plates; Italie [Italy] 42 plates; France 86 plates. Volume II: Belgique et Hollande [Belgium & Holland] 4 plates; Suisse et Tyrol [Swiss/Switzerland] 25 plates; Russie [Russia] 37 plates; Turquie, Egypte, Grece [Turkey, Egypt and Greece] 60 plates; Algerie [Algeria/Africa] 33 plates; Amerique [America] 27 plates. The American plates depict natives of Mexico, Peru, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay. First edition.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Quarto (4to).

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        Réimpression de l'ancien moniteur seule histoire authentique et inaltérée de la Révolution Française depuis la réunion des Etats Généraux jusqu'au Consulat. Mai 1789 - novembre 1799. 32 volumes complet

      1850. Paris, Plon frères, imprimeurs éditeurs 1850 - 1854. 32 volumes grands in-8 reliés demi-basane violette, dos à nerfs, titre et tomaison doré. Ensemble parfaitement complet en 32 volumes, comrenant bien le volume d'introductione ainsi que les deux volumes de table. Avec des notes explicatives. Texte sur 2 colonnes, illustrations. Quelques dos légèrement frottés, un manque en dos des tomes 4 et 18, charnière faible au tome 21, néanmoins très bon ensemble à l'intérieur très frais.

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        MÜNCHEN., "München" von der Süd-Seite. Gesamtansicht vom Giesinger Berg aus über die Isar.

      Kolorierte Lithographie bei M. Trentsensky, Wien, um 1850, 22,5 x 30,5 cm.

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        Histoire générale de la marine comprenant les naufrages célèbres, les voyages autour du monde, les découvertes et colonisations, l'histoire des pirates, corsaires et négriers exploits des marins illustres, voyages dans les mers glaciales, guerres ...

      Eugène et Victor Penaud Fères, Éditeurs, 1850. Quattro volumi in-8° (cm 24,5x15,5), pp. (4), 400; (4), 400; (4), 400; (4), 398, (2), bella legatura coeva in mezza pelle e angoli con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro al dorso. Piccoli, normalissimi segni d'uso alla legatura. Con complessive trentasei tavole fuori testo di illustrazioni in bianco e nero e a colori, protette da velina: numero e suddivisione delle tavole, nove a ciascun volume, corrispondono a quanto indicato dal "Placement des gravures", posto al termine del Quarto volume. Alla seconda carta di guardia del primo volume, dedica, in bella grafia, di tal François Xavier Ponti al nipote Jean Baptiste Ponti, datata "7 Juin 1855". Fioriture diffuse. Interessante storia della marina, dall'origine della navigazione al bombardamento di Tangeri e alla presa di Mogador da parte dei Francesi (1844), corredata da un suggestivo apparato iconografico. Table des matières: Introduction. Livre premier. Avant l'invention de la boussole. Chap. I. Temps primitifs; Chap. II. Egyptiens; Chap. III. Egyptiens; Chap. IV. Egyptiens; Chap. V. Premières monarchies; Chap. VI. Grecs; Chap. VII. Grecs; Chap. VIII. Carthaginois; Chap. IX. Romains; Chap. X. Romains; Chap. XI. Empire d'Orient; Chap. XII. Coup d'oeil général. Livre deuxième. Depuis l'invention de la boussole jusqu'au siècle de Louis XIV. Chap. I. Turcs; Chap. II. Vénitiens; Chap. III. Espagnois; Chap. IV. Hollandais; Chap. V. Anglais; Chap. VI. Anglais; Chap. VII. Français. Livre troisième. De Louis XIV a Louis XVI. Chap. I. Corsaires, Pirates; Chap. II. Danois; Chap. III. Suédois; Chap. IV. Anglais; Chap. V. Français; Chap. VI. Français; Chap. VII. Français. Livre quatrième. Depuois Louis XVI jusqu'a Louis-Philippe. Chap. I. Voyages de decouvertes; Chap. II. Le Directoire; Chap. III. Le Consulat; Chap. IV. L'Empire; Chap. V. La Restauration; Chap. VI. Le Gouvernement de Juillet. Di seguito, il dettaglio delle tavole: Livre premier. 1. Frontispice rebaussé d'or; 2. Amiral français; 3. Naufrage en pleine mer; 4. Eleve de premièr classe; 5. Combat de Salamine; 6. Flotte transportée par terre; 7. Teuta, reine des pirates illyriens; 8. Descente des pirates sur les côtes d'Italie; 9. Galéaces transportant la douchesse de Longueville, sous François Ier. Livre deuxième. 1. Le Corbin; 2. Vice-amiral de la Marine Française; 3. Une captive chrétienne au Harem; 4. Premier maître; 5. Second maître; 6. Lassalle è l'embouchure du Mississipi; 7. Le Soleil-Royal au monillage; 8. Jean Bart à bord du corsaire anglais; 9. Défense de Québec. Livre troisième. 1. Dévouement du Vengeur; 2. Le pirate Morgan enlève la belle Espagnole; 3. Navigateurs attaqués par des ours blancs; 4. Capitaine de vaisseau; 5. Bougainville abordant à Taiti - Iles Marquises; 6. Combat naval d'Ouessant; 7. Combat de Quèbec et de la Surveillante; 8. Mort de de Langle; 9. Aboukir. Livre quatrième. 1. Pavillons maritimes; 2. Enseigne de vaisseau; 3. Matelot à l'abordage; 4. Naufrage de la Meduse; 5. Négrier poursuivi; 6. Inauguration du monument éléve à Lapeyrouse; 7. Naufrage sur les côtes de l'Algérie avant 1830; 8. Incendie du Trocadéro; 9. Bombardement de Tanger. Titolo completo: Histoire générale de la marine comprenant les naufrages célèbres, les voyages autour du monde, les découvertes et colonisations, l'histoire des pirates, corsaires et négriers exploits des marins illustres, voyages dans les mers glaciales, guerres et batailles navales jusqu'au bombardement de Tanger et la prise de Mogador par le prince de Joinville. Édition splendidement illustrée publiée sous la direction de M. Van Tenac, attaché au Ministère de la marine.

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        Les joyaux. Minéralogie des dames. - Les Parures. Histoire de la mode.

      Paris, Gonet, Martignon, Janet, 1850). ____ Edition originale et premier tirage. - Les joyaux : Le diamant aux mille facettes. L'émeraude et le corail. La topaze d'Ecosse. L'agate. ... Suivi de la Minéralogie des dames, qui donne des notions élémentaires sur les caractères et les espèces minéralogiques. - Les parures : la sieste. La mantille. La couronne. Le châle. La bague... Suivie d'une histoire de la mode. Exemplaire dont toutes les planches de Gavarnie ont été coloriées à l'époque et sont disposées dans des beaux encadrements découpés en dentelle. Quelques infimes rousseurs. Charnières fendillées. Très bel exemplaire, dans une reliure en maroquin signée de David. Grand-Carteret III, 461 : "La réunion des deux ouvrages avec les gravures à marges de dentelles est assez rare à rencontrer." *****. 2 volumes grand in-8. [256 x 170 mm] Collation : frontispice, 300 pp., 16 planches h.-t. / frontispice, 316 pp., 15 planches h.-t. Maroquin rouge, dos à nerfs orné, encadrements dorés sur les plats, couvertures imprimées conservées., tranches dorées. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        ROM. "Ein Mittag in Rom (Ave Maria)". Blick vom Tiber auf Engelsbrücke und Petersdom, rechts die Engelsburg, im Vordergrund ein Boot mit einer Familie mit zwei Kindern und einem Mönch.

      - Altkol. Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Bülow nach G. Heidenreich, um 1850, 36,8 x 48,5 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XVI, S. 263. - Der Berliner Maler (1819 - 1855) war 1853 in Rom. - Stimmungsvolle, romantische Ansicht in tadelloser Erhaltung.

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        On the Mechanical Equivalent of Heat

      London: Richard and John E. Taylor, 1850. FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS of Joule's most developed and complete account of the results of his famous "paddle-wheel" experiments; includes his most accurate determination of what would later be known as the "Joule." "Joule began work about 1845 on a fourth method for determining the mechanical value of heat. His latest efforts received a polite but unremarkable reception at the Cambridge meeting of the British Association. This time the experiments involved a paddle wheel placed in a can filled with water. Weights attached over pulleys working in opposite directions communicated motion to the paddle wheel. Joule argued that 'the force spent in revolving the paddle wheel produced a certain increment in the temperature of the water'..."Although Joule's work with the paddle wheel was largely ignored throughout the late 1840's, he continued to work on the experiments and in 1849 "Joule began work in the cellar of the brewery on a fresh set of results (yielding a mechanical equivalent of 772) which Faraday communicated to the Royal Society on 21 June 1849. In 1850 'On the mechanical equivalent of heat' appeared in the Philosophical Transactions; Joule was elected FRS in June of the same year" (Dictionary of National Biography).IN: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society... for the Year 1850, Part I, pp. 61-82. London: Richard and John E. Taylor, 1850. Quarto, original wrappers; custom box. Some toning to wrappers, rubbing and chipping to spine, joints reinforced; text extremely clean and largely unopened. Scarce in wrappers. Very Good.

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        L.a.f. indirizzata a ''Ma chère Joséphine'' (Giuseppina Pellico), s.l. 20 décembre 1850

      1850. 4 pp. in-8, sulla quarta pagina invio a Madamigella Giuseppina Pellico - Chieri. Affettuosa e spiritosa lettera in francese indirizzata da Pellico negli ultimi anni della sua vita alla sorella .Nei giorni che precedono immediatamente il Natale del 1850 il celebre scrittore scherza sull'eventualità che la sorella compri un suo ritratto da appendere in camera e su una serie di cose divertenti che vorrebbe fare ''au galop''. Curiosa e divertente lettera che apre uno scenario privato e intimo dei rapporti con la sorella Giuseppina. ''.. ma chère, je ne saurais te dire si l'on trouve chez quelque libraire mon portrait; je désire que personne ne prenne cette sotte figure, comme capable d'orner. Cela peut se pardonner dans la chambre d'une soeur et c'est tout au plus. - Ces jours-ci je t'écris au galop, je te charge de saluer la maison Davino au galopet, je t'embrasse au galop..''. In perfetto stato. PELLICO, Silvio (Saluzzo 1789-Torino 1854), illustre patriota, poeta e scrittore, autore delle celeberrime ''Le mie prigioni'', opera che, come disse Balbo, costò all'Austria ben più di una battaglia perduta.

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        Carta Statistica e Postale dell'Italia.

      Milano, presso Ferd. O. Artaria e figlio, 1850. Carta geografica dell'Italia incisa in rame e con i confini colorati a mano coevamente segmentata e intelata come all'origine. Dimensioni aperta (mm 900x 795) Qualche macchia d'inchiostro e lieve fioritura. Forellini da affissione nel mezzo e negli angoli del margine superiore ed inferiore. Peraltro, di buona conservazione. Bella carta di grande formato e decorativa, il titolo è in alto a destra mentre in basso a destra legenda con spiegazione dei segni e scale. 5026

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        Reviews of the Waverley novels from the Rob Roy to the chronicles of the Canongate inclusive, with some miscellanous articles

      Edition originale de cette réunion d'articles.binding en plein maroquin à grain long havane, spine à quatre fins nerfs sertis de guirlandes dorées orné de motifs typographiques estampés à froid, mention dorée "bibliothèque de Michel Chevalier" en queue du spine, pièce de titre de maroquin marron chocolat, encadrement d'un filet doré sur les plats, gardes et contreplats de papier marron, encadrement d'une dentelle estampée à froid sur les contreplats, lisérés estampés à froid sur les coupes, tranches marron, élégante binding anglaise de l'époque.Précieux et rare envoi autographe signé du grand économiste William Nassau senior à l'économiste français Michel Chevalier.Provenance : de la bibliothèque de Michel Chevalier avec son ex-libris encollé sur un contreplat.Bel exemplaire parfaautograph dedication of the authorent établi dans une binding anglaise de l'époque. In The Quarterly Review & The London review London s.d. (circa 1850) 13,5x21,5cm relié

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        \"Neustadt an der Aisch (Mittelfranken)\". Gesamtansicht, rechts ein Reiter, links Bäuerin mit zwei Ziegen.

       Lithographie mit Tonplatte von E. Waldau nach Muller, gedruckt bei G.P. Buchner, um 1850, 19,5 x 35 cm. Sehr seltene Ansicht in tadelloser Erhaltung. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Franken

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        The Book Of The Salmon: In Two Parts

      Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans,, London: 1850 - Very good- in 3/4 green leather (calf) and marbled paper covered boards with five raised bands on the spine with printer's devices in four of the compartments and the two remaining compartments are missing the gilt title labels. The end sheets match the marbled paper on the boards. A 16mo measuring 6 3/4 by 4 1/8 inches with a 3/4 inch closed tear to the leather at the upper edge of the front joint, much of the printer's devices on the spine have been lost and the leather on the spine has darkened considerably from its original light green color. There is a prior owner's book plate on the front paste down. 242 pages of text illustrated with a hand-colored frontispiece and eight plates, seven of which are of hand-colored of salmon-flies and salmon-fry. This title consists of two parts. Part I contains: "The theory, principles, and practice of fly-fishing for salmon; with lists of salmon-flies for every good river in the empire." Part II contains: "The natural history of the salmon, all its known habits described, and the best way of artificially breeding it explained." In an elegant binding by J. Larkins. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Phantom World; or, The philosophy of spirits, apparitions, &c. Edited with an introduction and notes by the Rev. Henry Christmas. 2 vols.

      Richard Bentley. 1850 Orig. purple vertical wavy-grained cloth by Edmonds [& Remnants] (label partially removed), blocked in blind, spine lettered in gilt; sl. faded, some very minor marking. A v.g. copy.Augustine Calmet's classic work was first published in 1746. It examines European supernatural tales and beliefs from the stance of the scientific enquirer seeking to discover the truth behind the stories of 'disembodied souls', angels, magic, apparitions, vampires, witchcraft and demons.

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        CARTA POSTALE DEI QUATTRO LAGHI

      1850. Rara carta postale dei laghi lombardi nel primo stato di due, applicata su tela a stacchi. La mappa è incorniciata da una serie di 18 vedutine (mm 67x93) incise all'acquatinta, raffiguranti località del lago Maggiore e Como: Lecco, Domaso, Cadenabbia, Borgo Bellaggio, Villa Melzi, Villa Sanazaro a Blevio, Gravedona, Borgo Vico, Villa Tanzi presso Torno, Villa d'Este, Villa Sommariva, Pliniana, Palanza, Canobbio, Intra, Villa detta La Torre, Luino, Isola Bella. La stessa lastra venne poi ristampata successivamente, con modifiche ed aggiornamenti, da Francesco Pagnoni. Ottima conservazione

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        Political Economy. Encyclopedia Metropolitana: or, System of Universal Knowledge: On a methodical Plan projected by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. First Divison, Pure Sciences. Second Edition, Revised.

      London, published by John Joseph Griffin & Co., 1850. - 15 (1) S. Prospectus, VIII 231 S., 8 S. Anz., spät. HLn., bestoßen, tls. Anstr. -- ". His writings on economic theory consisted of an article in the Encyclopaedia Metropolitana, afterwards separately published as "An Outline of the Science of Political Economy" ."-- [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vue Générale de Rome

      1850. Rara e bella veduta panoramica di Roma, presa dal Gianicolo pubblicata da Dusacq a Parigi verso la metà del XIX secolo. Litografia tinta, finemente colorata in epoca, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Non descritta dalla letteratura. Rare panoramic large view of Rome, published by Dusacq, Paris. Tinted lithograph, with fine original colour, in very good condition. Undescribed by the literature. Parigi Paris 600 421

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        GÖRLITZ., "Görlitz aufgenommen vom Bergschlößchen". Gesamtansicht von einer Anhöhe aus.

      Altkol. Lithographie von E.W. Knippel, Schmiedeberg, um 1850, 27 x 41 cm. Prächtige Gesamtansicht mit breitem Rand. Sachsen und Sachsen-Anhalt

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        Souvenir d'une promenade a Versailles.

      au Bureau des Galeries Historiques de Versailles, 1850. One of several works with the identical title but from different publishers and with different contents! The present volume contains engravings after paintings in the palace's "Galeries Historiques": the engravers include Leroux, Masson, Thomas, Nargoot, Rebel, Frilley, and many others. Curiously, many engravings bear a faint line of identification reading "Diagraphe et Pantographe Gavard" and they have non-sequential numbering, meaning the images from this source could be and were recombined to form a wide variety of souvenir albums. In this copy all plates are guarded by sheets of heavy paper stock. Binding: In the style of a percaline mosaïquée, but the gilt and mosaic are applied to a textured pebbled cloth. Spine gilt extra with added "mosaic" of green, white, red and blue. Front cover with a blind-stamped border incorporating elegant corner-pieces; within this, "Souvenir de Versailles" gilt-stamped in an arc above a large on-laid crowned coat of arms flanked by banners and flags, this embellished in gilt with rich use of blue, white, red, blue, and green. Rear cover with similar blind-stamped border and a different large gilt-stamped center device strikingly incorporating an on-lay of blue stamped in gilt with a military medal. All edges gilt.

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        Sammlung von Ansichten längs der k. k. Staats Eisenbahn durch Steyermark von Gratz bis Gloggnitz (Gratz bis Laibach) nach der Natur gez. & lith. von Jos. Kuwasseg. 2 in einem Band.

      Graz, Heribert Lampel, o. J. (um 1850). - Erste Ausgabe. - Abgesehen vom Titelblatt des zweiten Teiles (dieses in Kopie beigebunden) vollständige Serie der sogenannten „Steirischen Eisenbahn-Suite". - „Als die 96 Ansichten [.] gedruckt wurden, war diese Eisenbahnlinie erst wenige Jahre alt. Am 21. Oktober 1855 hatte der Erzherzog [Johann] die Teilstrecke Mürzzuschlag - Graz feierlich eröffnet, schon zehn Jahre später war die Strecke von Wien bis Triest befahrbar. Kuwasseg sollte nun den steirischen Teil dieser Bahnstrecke dokumentieren. Jeweils von Graz ausgehend sollten die Ansichten der Städte, Märkte, Dörfer, Schlösser und Gutshöfe wiedergegeben werden, die sich rechts und links von der Bahnlinie befanden [.]" (H. Hiebl). - Obwohl der zweite Band die Ansichten von Graz bis Laibach ankündigt, sind diese jedoch nur für das Gebiet des heutigen Österreich erschienen (bis Spielfeld). - Titel u. die Tafeln (1-56) des ersten Bandes bis an die Einfassungslinie bzw. die Ortsbezeichnung beschnitten u. auf Untersatzpapier montiert. Unterschiedlich stock- bzw. braunfleckig. - Beiliegend ein älteres handschriftl. Inhaltsverzeichnis (3 S. in 4°). - Nebehay/W. 347; Schlossar 100; Neuner 963. ge Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 Qu.-Gr.-8°. Mit einem lithogr. Titelblatt u. 96 getönt. lithogr. Ansichten. Späterer HLdr.-Bd. m. goldgepr. Rückentitel. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        (Salzburg) - Gaisberg.

      Salzburg, J. Schoen, o.J. [um 1850] Altkolorierte Lithographie. ca. 21,5 x 27 cm. Gerahmt, mit entspiegeltem Glas. N/W 502.32. Aus: Pezolt, Georg: Salzburg und seine Angrenzungen... - Beschriftung in Deutsch, Englisch u. Französisch. - Leichte Gbrsp., etw. stockfleckig. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Salis

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        Der Krieg in Schleswig 1848 [Ledereinband] [Jan 01, 1850] F.von Alten

      [Ledereinband] [Jan 01, 1850] Name im Buch,Buchdeckel innen befleckt, eine RaritÃt, Nach officiellen Quellen von F.Von Alten.mit 1 Karte von Schleswig und PlÃnen.

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        PERSONAL ADVENTURES IN UPPER AND LOWER CALIFORNIA, in 1848-49; with the Author's Experience at the Mines. Illustrated by Twenty-three Drawings, Taken on the Spot. Two volume set.

      William Shoberl, London 1850 - Two volume set. Leather spines and marbled paper-covered boards with cloth corners has moderate wear; protected in archival mylar. Complete with 23 plates including two lithographs. Title page of first volume has tear from bottom affecting the date and part of the publisher's imprint. One endpaper is lacking. There is scattered staining and soiling. Library name impressed on the bottom of the spine leather with no additional markings. Vol I: viii, 347 pages. Vol. II: [ii], 413 pages. Howes R558; Wheat Gold Rush 173; Cowan Pac West: "The charming narrative of an artist and bohemian who left unrecorded but little that he saw. His descriptions are among the best of the period." First edition. Size: Octavo (8vo) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Personal Adventures in Upper and Lower California in 1848-9; with the Author's Experiences At the Mines. Illustrated by Twenty-Three Drawings, Taken on the Spot. Vol. I and II.

      William Shoberl, London 1850 - Marbled boards with quarter leather binding, and title gilt on spine. Vol I 347pp. Vol II 413pp. Condition of both volumes: spine is lightly worn and top and bottom edges are fraying. All edges and corners are heavily worn. Edges have medium to heavy soiling. Corners are chipped. Previous owner's bookplate and light pencil marginalia on front pastedown. Throughout text block there is light foxing and soiling. All 23 plates (in Volumes I and II) are present and backed in cloth. All have medium to heavy foxing. Frontispieces of San Francisco (Vol I) and the Stanislaus Mine (Vol II). This is the account of William Redmond Ryan, an Englishman who enlisted in an American regiment bound for California. It chronicles his journey to California, military life, the rush to the gold mines, and his personal journey to the Stanislaus Mine. After trying his hand at mining, he journeys to Stockton, Sacramento, Monterey, and San Francisco. Eventually he journeys East via Panama. Howes R-558. Sabin 74532. Graff 3626. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Naval Tactics and Trials of Sailing; illustrated by diagrams of the several evolutions.

      London: Charles Wilson (at the Navigation Warehouse and Naval Academy), 1850. Quarto, with seven plates (five folding), and many illustrations in the text, many highlighted in red and blue; original green cloth, gilt. First edition of this important study of naval tactics by the experienced mariner George Biddlecombe, RN. In this work Biddlecombe provides a substantial and detailed review of British naval tactics at mid-century, and his work was much studied at the time (although it came to be criticized for its overly cautious and mechanistic approach). For several years Biddlecombe served as master of the St Vincent, which bore Admiral Sir Charles Napier's flag from 1847 to 1849, and it is this 120-gun vessel that is depicted under sail as the frontispiece. By the time he wrote this work Biddlecombe was safely ensconced as the master of Her Majesty's Yacht Victoria and Albert, but few officers had seen more active service in their career. He served on the famous HMS Blonde and was part of the rescue of HMS Challenger off the coast of Chile in June 1835 (so ably described by another participant, FitzRoy of the Beagle). In his later career he reconnoitred many parts of the Baltic, and was influential in the region until he took up the position of assistant master attendant at Keyham yard, Devonport, in 1855, being promoted to master attendant of Woolwich yard in 1864. He was knighted by the queen at Windsor on 26 June 1873 and received a Greenwich Hospital pension soon afterwards.This work is not commonly seen, especially in such handsome condition. With the armorial bookplate of Sir Robert T. Tempest of York. Occasional light spotting, one plate browned; cloth slightly rubbed, a good copy.

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        Photographie sur papier, moyen d'obtenie l'image a la chambre noire sur papier." Comptes Rendus des Seances de l'Academie des Sciences, volume 30, no 21, 1850

      Bachelier, Imprimeur-Libraire 1850 - Blanquart-Evrard, Louis D. "Photographie sur papier, moyen d'obtenie l'image a la chambre noire sur papier." A weekly issue removed from larger bound volumes of the Comptes Rendus des Seances de l'Academie des Sciences, volume 30, no 21, 1850, pp.663-665 in the weekly issue of pp (637)-672, and offered in the scarce original pink printed wrappers (both of which are present but detached). Crisp copy, though the wrapper covers are a little frail. +++ Helmut Gernsheim ("History of Photography") notes that this publications by Blancquart-Evrard (1802-1872) "marked the beginning of a new era of photography" by introducing a "very considerable improvement of Talbot's calotype process". The calotype process offered very contrasty images and were lacking in half-tone sensibilities; "the paper ("wet process") approach by Blancquart-Evrard, which provided a (paper) surface impregnated with silver nitrate [and therefore much more light-sensitive, rather than the standardized practice of brushing on the silver solution], was much more able to reveal tone and detail". This paper would be followed by another in 1851 in the "Comptes Rendus" and then by the publication of his influential book, Traite photographie sur papier, also in 1851. "In the field of photography we are indepted to Blanquart-Evrard for many improvements,in particular for having introduced the developing process of iodide bromide (or silver chloride) paper by gallic acid as a rapid printing process for producing large editions of silver prints."--"History of Photography", Josef Maria Eder, pg 328.(See also "The Albumen & Salted Paper Book: The History and Practice of Photographic Printing 1840/1895", James M. Reilly.) It is in the last two short paragraphs of this paper that we arrive at the preparation of teh paper with albumin--this the famous invention of Blanquart-Evrard (as recognized in Beaumont Newhall, "History of Photography", pg 60) and which would revolutionize the practice of photography for its depth, and quick exposure and development times, and which would become the most commonly used printing material. (See also "A Concise History of Photography", by Helmut Gernsheim, pg 16, in discussing the composition of the paper; also, Brian Coe, "The Birth of Photography', page 35 and 136.) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Diary of a Physician in California; Being the Results of Actual Experience, Including Notes of the Journey by Land and Water, and Observations on the Climate, Soil, Resources of the Country, etc.

      D. Appleton & Co., New York 1850 - 8vo., 3/4 leather and marbled bds. Spine with 4 raised bands and gold imprinted label, in very good condition. Leather corners of bds severely rubbed, edges less so. All edges speckled. Mild rubbing to rear bd. Inner hinges look sl. pulled, but still tight. Residue of old bookplate on ft. pastedown, mostly rubbed off. Old tape repairs to eps. Title pg. has perf. stamp of Springfield Library above title as well as a small blind embossed stamp. Some rubbing to outlside margin of title pg. with loss of a 1x5 cm. strip at lower outer corner, well removed from print. Perforated stamp repeated at very top of pages 7/8, 57/58. No card pocket or residue. Very mild spotty foxing, never obscuring text. Occas. slight finger soiling to margins. pp. 92., lacks 4 adverts. The author arrived in gold rush California in 1849, having sailed from Baltimore. He relates details of the journey and of the state of health in mining country. He became ill for a while, himself, and makes many observations of the health and disabilities of the miners. He gives medical advice for persons considering emigration to California. Despite its ex lib state, this is a very nice copy of an exceedingly scarce work. Howes T-451, Cowan I-p.235, Cowan II-p.648, Decker 28:298, Streeter Sale 2656, Sabin 97640, Eberstadt 138:107-108. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Napoleon - Le Roi de Rome

      1850. Matrice originale incisa all'acquaforte databile alla metà del XIX secolo. Affascinante poter vedere il lavoro inciso direttamente sulla lastra e poterne valutare i differenti tratteggi. La lastra si presenta in ottime condizioni ed ancora utilizzabili per la stampa calcografica.Ne è stata tirata una copia che alleghiamo alla lastra

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        The City of Funchal Madeira

      

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        Borneo Remarks on a Recent Naval Execution

      

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        Ces amours d'enfans - Joies et douceurs de la paternité

      First edition of this series of sixteen lithographs by Daumier, Belin, Platel and Plattier heightened with watercolors, gummed and mounted on guards, taken from the Croquis d'expression [Expressive sketches] published in Charivari in 1838-1839.Later half black morocco over cloth boards, the spine with four large blindtooled fillets with a very discreet tear, endpapers and guards of white moiré cloth. Illustrated upper cover with a few discreet repairs preserved.A few plates very lightly soiled. Chez Aubert & Cie Paris 1850 25x16,5cm relié

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        Bordeaux, ses environs et ses vins, classés par ordre de mérite.

      Bordeaux, Féret fils, 1850. ____ Edition originale rarissime. On sait la fortune éditoriale de ce "Guide de l'étranger à Bordeaux et en Gironde", devenu le manuel de référence des vins de Bordeaux, sans cesse réédité jusqu'à nos jours. Illustré par 4 gravures à l'aquateinte et un plan sur double-page. Simon 95. *****. In-12. Collation : frontispice, (4), 319 pp, 4 gravures, 1 plan. Demi-chagrin vert, dos à nerfs orné. (Relié vers 1870.).

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        The Laughable Game of WHAT D'YE BUY? For large and small parties. By Professor Punch.

      Comprising of, 12 finely hand-coloured engraved cards illustrating a variety of trades; 72 letterpress cards; a 12 page book of explanation; all contained in the original wooden box with a sliding lid bearing a hand-coloured pictorial label. Couple of scratches to box lid, else in fine condition.

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        The Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles in Hindustání.Calcutta (Kolkata), The Bible Translation Society, American and Foreign Bible Society, 1850. 12mo. With the title in Hindustani (Urdu) and English, and the text in Urdu only. The pages procede from right to left like a normal book in Arabic type. Set in 2 sizes of Arabic type with the English title in roman capitals. Contemporary dark brown cloth.

      - Wesleyan Missionary notices, VIII (London, 1850), p. 199 (this edition?); WorldCat (2 copies). Rare Gospel of St Luke and Acts of the Apostles in the Hindustani (Urdu) language, in the Arabic script, printed by and for the Protestant Bible and missionary societies for free distribution in southern India. While India probably had more than 100,000 Urdu speakers at this date, few could read, so the book was published in an edition of 1500 copies (the edition size, with the year 1849, is printed at the foot of the first page of the main text: it was probably printed toward the end of 1849 for distribution in 1850, the year in the imprint).With a bookplate and an embossed stamp on the title-page and last leaf. Very slightly browned, but in very good condition. The binding cloth is cracked at the hinge, but otherwise good. A rare Urdu missionary Bible text, in Arabic type.

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        Pfeife rauchender Herr. Bleistiftzeichnung mit Tusche laviert.

       Um 1850. Unten rechts signiert (Stempelsignatur). Auf Zeichenpapier. 16 x 10,3 cm. Bildhaft ausgeführtes Schulterstück im Dreiviertelprofil mit Bleistift. Der Herr ist mit der für Süddeutschland typischen langen Tabakspfeife dargestellt. Carl Steffeck studiert an der Berliner Akademie bei Franz Krüger. Er wird vor allem für seine Historienbilder und Bildnisse geschätzt und ist ein vorzüglicher Zeichner. Wohl vom Künstler auf Unterlage montiert und mit Bleistift eingefasst. - Wenige Braunfleckchen. Am Oberrand Spuren vom Deckweiß der übermalten Unterlagepappe. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Steffeck, Berlin, Portrait, Porträt, 19. Jahrhundert

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        The Natural History of Birds.

      Concord: New Hampshire, Merrill, circa, 1850. Duodecimo, with twelve wood-engravings; original pictorial wrappers, crudely sewn at spine, presentation inscription from a teacher to a student on verso of cover. Rare American children's natural history primer, including a lyrebird. Each of the ten birds is fully described and illustrated with naïve word blocks. "The Lyre Bird of New Holland" is pictured with a description of its appearance, habits and song, "This singular bird lives almost wholly on the ground, like our common poultry... The inhabitants of New Holland even call it the mountain pheasant. Its voice is far more melodious than either the bird of paradise or any domestic fowls...".The heading on the front wrapper reads "Museum of Natural History", indicating that it was evidently part of a series by this publisher. Early ephemeral books for children rarely survive, and this one with an Australian reference is not known to Ferguson. Some tears at gutter and at foot of a couple of leaves, dusted, some foxing and stains.

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        MÜNCHEN., "München vom Gasteig" und "München von der Menterschweige". Zwei Gesamtansichten (je ca. 8 x 10,5 cm) nebeneinander, darunter zwei Ansichten vom Wittelsbacher Palast und vom Königsbau der Residenz, umgeben von 12 weiteren Ansichten Münchner Sehenswürdigkeiten.

      Stahlstich bei F. Gypen, um 1850, 34 x 41 cm. Lentner 1130 Slg. Proebst 161. - Die fein in Stahl gestochenen Ansichten sind auf Chinapapier in lithographierte, ornamentale und figürliche Linienumrandungen gedruckt. Die Teilansichten zeigen: Hoftheater, Glyptothek, Alte Pinakothek, Residenz, Auer Kirche, Dom, Ludwigskirche, Theatinerkirche, Universität, Basilika, Allerheiligenhofkirche und Kunstausstellungsgebäude. - Rechts etwas knapprandig. - Sehr seltenes Souvenirblatt. BAYERN, München, Oberbayern, Stahlstich

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