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        Le vin des honnêtes gens

      - In Le Magasin des familles, Paris Juin 1850, 16x26,5cm, relié. - Origniale edizione di questa poesia che sarà pubblicato sette anni più tardi nei "fiori del male". Binding metà marocco marrone cioccolato schiena con fili d'oro cinque nerfssertis e ornata di gioielli d'oro, le iniziali dorate di coda, tracce di sfregamenti sulla colonna vertebrale, piatti di carta marmorizzata, guardie e contreplats di carta fatta a mano, tutti i bordi dorato . Molto raro pubblicazione di ciò che costituisce la quarta opera stampata di Charles Baudelaire e prefigurando la "fiori del male". - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de ce poème qui paraîtra sept ans plus tard dans les "Fleurs du mal". Reliure en demi maroquin marron chocolat, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de filets dorés et orné de fleurons dorés, initiales dorées en queue, quelques traces de frottements sur le dos, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, toutes tranches dorées. Quelques rousseurs. Très rare publication de ce qui constitue la quatrième oeuvre imprimée de Charles Baudelaire et qui préfigure les "Fleurs du mal".  

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        Vue Générale de Venise...

      1850. Affascinate veduta a volo d'uccello della città di Venezia. Il particolare punto di ripresa permette in un solo colpo d'occhio di apprezzare la complessità della città ed i suoi monumenti più importanti. Sotto al titolo, che sulla destra si ripete in spagnolo, sono elencati tredici rimandi a rispettive località e monumenti cittadini. Litografia stampata in tre colori e rifinita a mano all'acquerello. La veduta fa parte della serie "Ports de Mer d'Europe". Alcuni segni del tempo ma complessivamente in ottima conservazione

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        J M J (sic) - Petit Dictionnaire a Noemi Denoailly

      France, 1850 (ca.). Very good antiquarian condition. Manuscript, 16mo (130 × 95 mm). 24 pp. ruled in double columns, edges cut with alphabetical index tabs. Original salmon colored wrappers, stitched with pink ribbon, upper cover titled in manuscript. Worn along spine (but perfectly sound), covers slightly faded. Highly curious little manuscript "Dictionary" complete with neatly cut and lettered index tabs. Possibly created as a teaching aid in the guise of a juvenile amusement, this manuscript contains mostly alliterative word pairings which can only be explained as tongue-twisters or simply nonsense. A random sampling: "assaisonner / anchois," "goulotte / goutte d’eau," "microscope / metallique," "saucisson / sillon," and "succulent / successivement" are among the ca. 280 similar entries. Daniela Kromp, of Munich, kindly directs us to an ingeniously folded letter written by a young Neomi Denoailly to her mother, dated 1845, which is preserved in the archives of the Musee National de l’Education in Paris (Inventory No. 1979.32153). This is the only other reference to Neomi Denoailly known to us. The monogram “J.M.J.” (written along the top of the front cover) has resisted identification.

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        Autograph Letter Signed, to an unidentified recipient, New York, October 16, 1850 quarto, one page in very good, very clean condition.

      1850. Autograph Letter Signed, to an unidentified recipient, New York, October 16, 1850 quarto, one page in very good, very clean condition. Noah writes a letter of introduction for one Signor Filleponte, who was to give lectures on the Roman Revolution of 1848: "Dear Sir, Signor Filleponte who will have the pleasure of handing you this letter proposes delivering a course of Lectures on the Roman Revolution of 1848 he having with Genl Avezzani taking a conspicuous part in the affairs of the Republic. He is also a literary gentleman of distinguished merit & proposes to publish a work on the secret history of the Government of Rome. Will you have the goodness to extend to him the usual courtesies of the Press & to believe me always truly yours M M Noah Ny Octo 16 1850" Mordecai Manuel Noah was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Manuel Mordecai Noah, a failed businessman, and Zipporah Phillips. He was orphaned at the age of seven and was raised by his grandparents Jonas and Rebecca (Machado) Phillips. In his youth in Philadelphia and later in Charleston, South Carolina, he published journalistic pieces, a political pamphlet, a critique of Shakespeare, and two plays. Thanks in part to recommendation from influential American Jews, he won appointment in 1811 as America's first consul to Riga. War intervened and he never assumed the post; instead, in 1813 he became U. S. consul to Tunis. The government hoped that he would be able to forge special ties with influential Jews in North Africa and entrusted him with an additional secret mission: to devise a "means for the liberation" of eleven captive American seamen in Algiers. Noah's efforts to free American captives were mostly unsuccessful. Only two seamen were released, the ransom paid was excessive, and the secret agent Noah appointed, Richard R. Keene, turned out to have an unsavory past. Although Noah carried out his other consular duties successfully and also established ties with local Tunis Jews, Secretary of State James Monroe recalled him in 1815, ostensibly on religious grounds. In fact, the failed secret mission really precipitated the recall. In the wake of the recall, Noah published Correspondence and Documents (1816) in his own defense, followed by Travels in England, France, Spain and the Barbary States in the Years 1813-14 and 15 (1819), his most important book. It describes his experiences abroad and contains valuable information on early nineteenth-century Tunisian Jewry. Back in New York City, Noah resumed his career in political journalism. He edited the National Advocate and, later, important New York newspapers such as the New York Enquirer, the Evening Star, and the Sunday Times and Noah's Weekly Messenger. In return for his editorial support, he also held a variety of appointive political posts, serving as sheriff of New York (1821-1822), grand sachem of the Tammany Society (1824), surveyor and inspector of the New York port (1829-1832), and judge in the New York Court of Sessions (1841-1842). In his spare time he returned to the theater, earning a reputation through his reviews as "the finest theatrical critic of the day in America." He also wrote several plays, notably She Would Be a Soldier (1819). Noah's prominence propelled him to leadership within the Jewish community. As early as 1818 he delivered the main address at the consecration of the Second Mill Street Synagogue of New York's Congregation Shearith Israel. He used the occasion to instruct Jews concerning their own history and condition, traced Jewish rights in every country, and then concluded, patriotically, that "OUR COUNTRY [is] the bright example of universal tolerance, of liberality, true religion, and good faith." To his mind, America was the Jewish people's "chosen country" - at least until Jews could "recover their ancient rights and dominions, and take their rank among the governments of the earth." Two years later, on January 16 1820, Noah laid before the New York legislature a petition requesting that it survey, value, and sell him Grand Island in the Niagra River to serve as a colony for the Jews of the world. The petition was tabled. Five years later, however, an investor acting on Noah's behalf purchased 2,555 choice acres on the eastern shore of the island, and on 15 September 1825 Noah staged an elaborate dedication ceremony for a colony to be called Ararat, a refuge for persecuted Jews around the world. Titling himself Judge of Israel and dressed in a regal costume, Noah issued a proclamation complete with a series of decrees. Among other things, he called on Jews to remain loyal to governments that protected them, to undertake a worldwide census, to abolish polygamy (practiced by Jews in Muslim lands), and to learn how to read and write. He also levied a three shekel head tax "upon each Jew throughout the world." In a lengthy address, he then explained the details of his colonization plan, including its implications for America and for ultimate Jewish restoration to Palestine. Here, as in so many of his other pronouncements on Jewish affairs, he sought to prove that he could be a good citizen as well as a good Jew, helping his people and his country at the same time. Although Ararat attracted attention throughout much of the Jewish world, it proved a complete failure: it never progressed beyond the original cornerstone. Still, Noah remained active in Jewish affairs, playing a particularly effective role vis-à-vis the non-Jewish community, where he was greatly respected. He explained Jewish practices in his newspapers, defended Jews whenever he saw them attacked, and promoted Jewish charities. He also delivered celebrated addresses on Jewish themes, including one, in 1837, arguing that the Indians were descendants of the lost ten tribes of Israel and another, in 1845, seeking Christian help in promoting restoration of the Jews to Palestine. Noah died in New York from the effects of a paralyzing stroke. His funeral attended by Jews and non-Jews alike, was probably the largest funeral of any Jew in America to that time. - American National Biography, volume 16, pp., 466-467 See also, Dictionary of American Biography, volume VII, pp., 534-534

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        Six Weeks in South America

      

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        Die große Königlich Niederländische Menagerie des Herrn v. Acken, jetzt im Besitz des rühmlichst bekannten Thierbändigers G. Kreutzberg ist hier eingetroffen und Einem hochgeehrten Publium zur Schau gestellt in der dazu eigends erbauten großem Bude vor dem Millernthore in St. Pauli.

      Hamburg, Wörmer, ca. 1850. Einblattdruck mit großen Holzschnitt 45 x 35 cm. Seltenes Plakat zu dem Gastspiel der Wandermenagerie des Gottlieb Christian Kreutzberg (1810 oder 1814 - 1874) in Hamburg. Der Tierschausteller Kreutzberg konnte durch den Erwerb der Tiere aus den Menagerien von Wilhelm van Aken und Anton van Aken eine ungewöhnliche Menge an wilden Tieren zeigen: Das Plakat listet u. a. auf: Einen Riesen-Elefanten, einen Zwerg-Elefanten, 6 Löwen, Königstiger, Jaguar, Panther. Leoparden, 6 Hyänen, Bären, Straße, Pelikan, Marabus, Lämmergeier, Schlangen, Lamas und ein Zebra. - Der Holzschnitt zeigt Kreutzberg selbst, inmitten eines Rudels zwar wilder, aber hier lammfrommer Raubkatzen. Bücher de

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        Plan of the City of Oxford.

      The most important nineteenth century plan of the city of Oxford forming a link between the earliest survey carried out by Isaac Taylor in 1751 and the large scale maps and plans of the Ordnance Survey which surveyed Oxfordshire in 1876. It includes the new working-class suburbs of St.Ebbes and Jericho as well as the beginning of the development of North Oxford, most of which was owned by St. John's College.It is interesting to note that Woodstock Road and Banbury Road are designated respectively as St.Giles Road West and St.Giles Road East,while the area beyond Park End Street is completely undeveloped but indicates an area earmarked for a 'Proposed Station'.

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        White-Jacket or, The World in a Man-of-War

      Herman Melville – 1850, New YorkMelville's fifth book, preceding his masterpiece Moby Dick. First American edition, first printing, complete with all ads and yellowish endpapers. Publisher's blind-stamped black cloth with gilt spine title. Faint spotting. Cloth and gilt unusually bright and unrubbed, with some small chips at top of spine and slight exposure to corners. With the sticker of H.A. Lantz, a prominent Reading, PA bookseller who volunteered during the Civil War and was subsequently killed in battle after achieving the rank of Captain.A near fine copy rarely seen in this shining condition - housed in custom case. Melville's lesser-known titles are difficult to procure in this brilliant condition.

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        The American Admiralty, Its Jurisdiction and Practice, With Practical Forms and Directions. Cohen 1568

      First edition of the foremost American treatise on admiralty law, the "work [which] outstripped all its competitors, and became firmly fixed as an authority", first appearing during the half-century when Benedict was a leader of the admiralty bar. Modern goat morocco, contrasting crimson and black morocco labels, gilt, some foxing, browning and staining, else a good copy. Banks, Gould & Co. Law Booksellers [etc.], New York, 1850.

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        FRANKFURT., Gesamtansicht von Sachsenhausen über den Main, im Vordergrund figürliche Staffage.

      Kol. Stahlstich von H. Worms bei Hoffmann, Stuttgart, um 1850, 31,5 x 60 cm. Hübsch kolorierte Panoramaansicht auf festem Papier. Hessen

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        Gesamtansicht ('Rio De Janeiro Tomado De Boa Vista Da Tijuca.').

      - altkolorierte Lithographie v. Eugène Cicéri n. Daguerréotype b. G. Leuzinger in Rio de Janeiro & Lemercier in Paris, um 1850, 48 x 74,5 Thieme-Becker, Künstler-Lexikon, Bd.VI, S. 570 (Eugène Cicéri, französischer Maler u. Lithograph; geb. am 27.1.1813 in Paris, gest. in Marlotte bei Fontainebleau am 22.4.1890, Sohn und Schüler des Pierre-Luc-Charles Cicéri, . Als Lithograph gehört Cicéri zu den fruchtbarsten von Frankreich. - Seine Blätter bestehen ausschließlich aus Landschaften und Ansichten.

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        Parthie von Altaussee in Steyermark.". Tonlithographie von Franz X. Sandmann nach Fritz Reinhold.

      Wien, Paterno, (um 1850). - Franz Xaver (oder Josef) Sandmann hat ein überreiches Oeuvre an Landschaftsaquarellen und Lithographien, zum Teil nach eigenen Zeichnungen, zum Teil nach Vorlagen anderer Künstler, hinterlassen. Seine Lithographien, die zu den künstlerisch und technisch besten ihrer Zeit zählen, zeichnen sich durch "warme Töne und ungemeine Lebendigkeit" (Wurzbach XXVIII, 183) aus. - *** Matthäus TRUPPE * Stubenberggasse 7 * A-8010 GRAZ *** - Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 0

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        Borta är bra, men hemma är bäst. Berättelse om en färd till Ostindien, Nord-Amerika, Kalifornien, Sandwichs-

      Forbes 2304; Howgego, 1850-1940 (The Oceans), E3; Judd 58a; not in Ferguson; Kroepelien. Narrative of travels in North America, the Hawaiian Islands, and Australia by the Swedish traveller and adventurer Carl Axel Egerström (1829-1900). "In 1849 Egerström enlisted as a company officer in the Swedish army, but three years later, after a disagreement, he went to England to offer his services to the British army. When his application was rejected he set out for India in the hope of joining the British forces in the Burmese War. He arrived in Calcutta in October 1852, only to find that his services were not required there either, so instead he proceeded to North America, arriving at Boston early in 1853. From Boston he sailed to San Francisco via Cape Horn to seek his fortune in the goldfields. In California he tried gold digging, farming, and gold digging again, but reaped little reward for his labours'' (Howgego).In very good condition. Binding rubbed and spine faded. Rare narrative of travels in South America, California, the Hawaiian Islands, and Australia.

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        Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated out of the original tongues: and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by His Majesty's special command. Appointed to be read in churches.

      London, Edinburgh, and Glasgow William Mackenzie 1850 - A Family Bible with Six of the John Martin Bible Illustrations [BIBLE IN ENGLISH]. The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated out of the original tongues: and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by His Majesty's special command. Appointed to be read in churches. London, Edinburgh, and Glasgow: William Mackenzie, [n.d., ca. 1850]. Folio. (Measures 9 3/4 x 13 x 5/12 x 3 3/4 in. (thick); 250 x 335 x 93 mm. (thick). Illustrated with thirty full-page engravings by various artists, including a frontispiece and a vignette title-page (titled The Family Bible, With Copious Notes and References), two engravings by J. Stephens from photographs of the Holy Land by Frith, and six engravings after John Martin’s Old Testament illustrations ("The Fall of Man," "The Destruction of Pharaoh's Host," "Joshua commanding the sun to stand still," "By Babel's Streams We Sat and Wept," "Belshazzar's Feast," and "The Fall of Nineveh"). Contemporary black polished calf over bevelled boards, covers tooled in gilt and blind, spine lettered and decoratively tooled in gilt in compartments. Gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Minimal wear to extremities. Hinges neatly reinforced. A bright, fresh copy throughout. Near fine. Martin’s Biblical paintings are among the finest ever produced: "The spirit in which Martin worked is suggested by a passage in his catalogue for the large oil painting ‘The Fall of Nineveh,’ which he exhibited in lonely magnificence in 1827: ‘The mighty cities of Nineveh and Babylon have long since passed away. The accounts of their greatness and splendor may have been exaggerated. But, where strict truth is not essential, the mind is content to find delight in the contemplation of the grand and the marvelous. Into the solemn visions of antiquity we look without demanding the clear daylight of truth. Seen through the mist of ages, the great becomes gigantic, the wonderful swells into the sublime’" (Ray, The Illustrator and the Book in England from 1790 to 1914, p. 44). At the front of the Bible are three leaves of a family history, partially inscribed with the births, deaths, and marriages of three generations of the Hubbard family of Derby, England, during the years 1889-1943. A lovely example of a nineteenth-century Bible. HBS 67639. $3,000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Markusplatz - Piazzetta S. Marco.

      - Altgouachierte Lithographie v. anonymem Künstler, um 1850, 37 x 55 cm Prachtvolles stimmungsvolles Blatt; Blick auf den Markusplatz vom Wasser aus mit Gondeln und Figurenstaffage im Vordergrund. Ca. 8 cm langer Einriss in der rechten unteren Ecke außerhalb der Darstellung. ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

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        Fragment Signed 'E.C. Gaskell' from a letter, (Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865, Novelist, Author of 'Cranford')

      1850 - ending ". quiet evening. Given under my hand and Seal .", mounted with an attractive reproduction of her chalk portrait by George Richmond (1851), 8¼" x 4¾", the fragment 1½" x 4½", together on stiff paper 11¾" x 8¼", no place, 13th January no year, circa

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        Report of the Debates in the Convention of California, on the Formation of the State Constitution, in September and October, 1849.

      John T. Towers, Washington DC 1850 - Octavo, 479pp., plus Appendix. Very good in original brown stamped cloth boards, marred by a 2-inch portion missing from the top of the spine, where the title would be, and wearing at the corners and spine heads. Ex-library, but with minimal markings and no pocket in rear. An important association copy, INSCRIBED by the author on the front paste-down to Henry B. Anthony, who at the time of publication was governor of Rhode Island, and an influential member of the Whig party (he later joined the Know-Nothings and then the Republican Party) Later elected to the Senate from Rhode Island, Anthony eventually rose to become President Pro Tempore of the Senate. This book, which contains the minutes of the discussion of the constitutional convention of California, contains long passages about issues that are eerily relevant today, including the use of English and Spanish in official state documents, immigration regulations, and California's relationship with Mexico. But for the disappointing missing spine piece, a very nice, unrestored and original copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ley Sobre Hierros y Senales. Aprobada en 12 de Abril de 1850. En traduccion. Jose H. Scull, Traductor de Estado. Compare Greenwood 167-16 [recording four copies in English, but none in Spanish, as here]

      The rare, official, separate printing in Spanish of California's first Act governing brands and marks passed at the state's first legislative session, part of the larger legal and social context already evident on the Overland Trail; one copy in OCLC. Original printed self-wraps, five pages, heavily repaired but textually complete and legible, now housed in a protective 1/4 morocco case. J. Winchester, Impresor de Estado, San Jose, 1850.

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        Oeuvres Complètes avec les supplémens. Augmentées de la classification de G. Cuvier

      Illustrated edition of 270 boards and cards out-texts enhanced by couleurs.Tomes 1-9: "Evidence of the theory of the earth, History minerals, Experiments on plants, History of Animals, Human History, Natural History" Buffon, followed by volumes 10-12: "History of the oviparous quadrupeds, snakes, fish and whales" of Lacépède.bindings half sheepskin emerald, flat spines decorated with gilt sevenfold, flat green paper. Eight caps threadbare heads, scuffs and scratches. Major interior foxing. A board of cetaceans probably missing. One page has a small tear with manque.Rare and beautiful edition. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Société bibliophile Paris (circa 1850) 13,5x21,5cm 12 volumes reliés

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        TEGERNSEE. - Erinnerung an Tegernsee und Umgebung.

      Mchn., Hermann Manz, ca. 1850 - 2. vielfach verbesserte Aufl. 39 x 29,5 cm. Mit 12 Farblithographien. Illustr. OHLwd.-Mappe. Lentner 2546: "Seltene und hübsche in Farben ausgeführte Folge"; Das Tegernseer Tal in historischen Bilder, Farbtafeln von zwei Lithographien auf S. 247 und 355. - Enthält: "Alpenblumen", "Der Tegernsee von Kaltenbrunn aus", "Schloss Tegernsee", "Dorf Egern am Tegernsee" (nach Ernst Fries), "Dorf Kreuth", "Bad Kreuth", "Jägerhaus Hohenadel", "Der Achensee und die Scholastika", "Die Hollenstein-Alpe", "Die Kaiserklause in Fallep" und "Der Schuhplatt'l-Tanz". Die Ansichten in Medaillenform auf grauem Papier und lose in der Original-Mappe. - Die Mappe berieben und bestoßen. Auf den Tafeln teils minimals Rückstände der Seidenhemdchen, sonst sauber und frisch. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments:

      A Family Bible with Six of the John Martin Bible Illustrations[BIBLE IN ENGLISH]. The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated out of the original tongues: and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by His Majesty's special command. Appointed to be read in churches. London, Edinburgh, and Glasgow: William Mackenzie, [n.d., ca. 1850].Folio. (Measures 9 3/4 x 13 x 5/12 x 3 3/4 in. (thick); 250 x 335 x 93 mm. (thick). Illustrated with thirty full-page engravings by various artists, including a frontispiece and a vignette title-page (titled The Family Bible, With Copious Notes and References), two engravings by J. Stephens from photographs of the Holy Land by Frith, and six engravings after John Martinís Old Testament illustrations (ìThe Fall of Man,î ìThe Destruction of Pharaoh's Host,î ìJoshua commanding the sun to stand still,î ìBy Babel's Streams We Sat and Wept,î ìBelshazzar's Feast,î and ìThe Fall of Ninevehî).Contemporary black polished calf over bevelled boards, covers tooled in gilt and blind, spine lettered and decoratively tooled in gilt in compartments. Gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Minimal wear to extremities. Hinges neatly reinforced. A bright, fresh copy throughout. Near fine.Martinís Biblical paintings are among the finest ever produced: ìThe spirit in which Martin worked is suggested by a passage in his catalogue for the large oil painting ëThe Fall of Nineveh,í which he exhibited in lonely magnificence in 1827: ëThe mighty cities of Nineveh and Babylon have long since passed away. The accounts of their greatness and splendor may have been exaggerated. But, where strict truth is not essential, the mind is content to find delight in the contemplation of the grand and the marvelous. Into the solemn visions of antiquity we look without demanding the clear daylight of truth. Seen through the mist of ages, the great becomes gigantic, the wonderful swells into the sublimeíî (Ray, The Illustrator and the Book in England from 1790 to 1914, p. 44).At the front of the Bible are three leaves of a family history, partially inscribed with the births, deaths, and marriages of three generations of the Hubbard family of Derby, England, during the years 1889-1943. A lovely example of a nineteenth-century Bible.HBS 67639.$3,000

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        JACK THE GIANT KILLER.

      A Hand-coloured lithograph mounted on wood and cut to form a jigsaw. Oblong: 290 x 215 mm. Original hand-coloured key sheet. Original box with mounted hand-coloured pictorial label. two small pieces from lugs lost; else an excellent copy of a rare jigsaw. Not in Hannas.

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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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