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        Fasciated Hemipode

      Vol VII Richter after Gould Fasciated Hemipode An original lithograph with later hand-colour for Gould's 'Birds of Asia', 1850-83 530 x 360 mm approx £450

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        Rosy Grosbeak

      Vol V Hart after Gould Rosy Grosbeak An original lithograph with later hand-colour for Gould's 'Birds of Asia', 1850-83 530 x 360 mm approx £450

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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      Small 4to. (100 x 116mm); attractively bound in publisher's full black roan panelled in blind, enclosing a decorative gilt lettering-panel to upper cover, all edges gilt, original coated yellow endpapers; pp. [40]; with handcoloured pictorial title-page and 9 other handcoloured lithographed plates, with lift-up hinged flaps, depicting dressing-table items; a lovely copy; externally very good with small rubbing to spine ends and corner tips, internally generally very clean, sound, and complete with just the occasional fox spot and minor mark, one insignificant, and tiny, closed fore-edge tear (4mm), slight internal cracking, and one plate with a short (7mm) closed split. Early edition of a famous early interactive, or 'movable', book: the items of a lady's toilet reveal various positive character traits or remedies beneath the flap, for example 'The Enchanting Mirror' hides 'Humility'; 'Best White Paint' hides 'Innocence' and 'A sovereign remedy against inward complaints' hides 'Religion'.

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        Shadows from the past. Picked from the worm-holes on long-vanished days, and from the dust of oblivion raked.

      8vo. Contemporary purple roan, gilt fillet border, all edges gilt; calligraphic manuscript filling 108 pages in blue, black and red ink, initials illuminated in gilt and coloured pen-and-ink illustrations throughout; sometime skilfully rebacked, occasional spotting, very good indeed. An unusual and charming manuscript. A name or place has been carefully erased from the foot of the first leaf, and so we have no idea as to the authorship of this little book, but it is a fascinating collection of miscellaneous pieces on subjects as diverse as parsley, the origin of coffee, plum-pudding, street lamps, Egyptian heraldry, Inigo Jones, palm trees, the scold's bridle, the White Horse in Berkshire, sepulchral vases and apostle-spoons. Some of the passages have clearly been copied or paraphrased from popular texts, and may reveal something about the location of the writer. The section 'The Fatal Prediction', taken from a story called 'The Lone Tower', originally printed in the Repository of Arts and Literature, Fashion etc. in 1822 and subsequently anthologised elsewhere, tells the spooky story of Cook's Tower in Clifton, Bristol. Clifton is also the location of a passage taken directly from the memoirs of the author and translator Edward Mangin: "In the year 1828, I accidentally spoke of 'The Sorrows of Werter' in the library of a bookseller in Clifton" (The Parlour Window: Or Anecdotes, E. Lumby 1841, p. 83). This is inconclusive, however, as there are also pieces on Durham and a church in Caen, for example, and a piece taken from Charnock's Local Etymology of 1859 on the origins of the place-name Pimlico. Whoever the author was, he or she was marvellously skilled at miniature pen-and-ink illustrations, handling all subjects in impressive style, and the colour and gilding is generally thick and vibrant. This is a very charming item, beautifully crafted and full of surprising nuggets of arcane information.

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        Album für Rippoldsau und die Bäder Griesbach, Peterstahl, Freiersbach, Sulzbach, Antogast, nebst Wolfach, Freudenstadt und Allerheiligen in Gedichten . und Zeichnungen.

      Frankfurt Selbstverlag um 1850 - 96S. Quer-8°. Ohlwd. Mit lithogr. titel mit getönt. Titelvign. u. 31 lithogr. Ansichten nach Reifert. Ohlwd. m. Goldschn. Ber. u. best., Vorsatzbl. erneuert, etw. gebräunt u. gering stockfl.) Mit Ansichten v. Allerheiligen (2), Antogast(2), Burgbachfall, Burgbachfelsen, Freiersberg, Freudenstadt (2), Griesbach (3), Holzwäler Höhe, Kasselstein, Kniebis, Peterstal, Rippoldsau 168 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ottmar Mülller]
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        Jena, von seinem Ursprunge bis zur neuesten Zeit, nach Adrian Beier, Wiedenburg, Spangenberg, Faselius, Zenker u. A.

      Jena, Schreiber 1850.. Mit 11 (4 kolor.; tls. mehrfach gefalt.) lithograph. Tafeln, 1 Holzschnitt-Tafel, 1 kolor. lithograph. Faltplan und einem beigeb. kolor. Aquarell des 18. Jahrhunderts! VI, 432 S. HLwd. d. Zt. mit Rückenverg. Das farbenfrohe Aquarell (Bildgr.: 8,3 x 16,9 cm) zeigt die Stadt mit ihrer Ringmauer, im Vordergrund reiche Personenstaffage. Titel mit etwas verblassten Eignerstempel des Verlagsbuchhändlers, Kunsthändlers, Ingenieurleutnants und Leiter des Geographischen Instituts im weimarischen Landesindustriekomptoir, Carl Gräf (1822-1897/98). - Oberes Kapital etwas bestoßen. Die schöne große Gesamtansicht mit Hinterlegung. Tls. gebräunt..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        The American Flora, or History of Plants and Wild Flowers; Containing a Systematic and general Description, Natural History, Chemical and Medical Properties of Over Six Thousand Plants, Accompanied with a Circumstantial Detail of the Medicinal Effects, and of the Diseases in Which They Have Been Most Successfully Employed

      Strong and Bidwell, New York 1850 - 4 vols. now bound in 2. 4 hand-colored litho 2nd title-pages, color frontis of Linneaus in Vol. III, 191 (51, 47, 46 and 47) color litho plates, iv, iv, 137, [1], iv, 192, vi, 184, [4], vi, [iii]-vi, 184, [4]p. Rebound in old red 1/4 leather which has been recently recased with new endpapers and strengthening and repair of backstrips. 24cm. Tissue guards uniformly present although it is not clear to us whether they are original or were added when this was rebound. A few tissue guards are browned or torn. Scattered, mostly light to moderate foxing. The frontis (an uncolored portrait of the author) in Vol I is not present. Vols. II and IV also appear to have no frontises (hand-colored plates) although in each case one of the plates following p. 178 in that volume looks a bit more like a frontis than a regular plate. The 2nd title-pages in Vols. III and IV bound in after the preliminary pages rather preceding the main title-page. The first edition of this American color plate book appears to be quite uncommon, especially Vols. III and IV. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McBlain Books, ABAA]
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        Original drawing, "The River", from David Copperfield


      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Le vin des honnêtes gens

      Origniale edition of this poem to be published seven years later in the "Flowers of Evil".Binding half morocco chocolate brown back with five nerfssertis golden threads and adorned with golden jewels, tail golden initials, traces of rubbings on spine, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, all edges gilt .Very rare publication of what constitutes the fourth printed work of Charles Baudelaire and prefiguring the "Flowers of Evil". In Le Magasin des familles Paris Juin 1850 16x26,5cm relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Holy Bile with Notes, Explanatory and Practical. Vol. II

      The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge 1850 - 1850. Unpaginated. Bordeaux leather with gilt lettering on spine. Cracked hinge but pages remain firm. Pen inscription to front endpaper. Light finger marking, tanning and foxing to endpapers and pages. Slight rub wear to edges, corners and spine. Sunning to spine with tears to top and creases. Mild faded boards with bumps to corners. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: World of Rare Books]
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        Schloß ('Cadettenhaus in Bensberg').

      - kolorierte Lithographie v. Julius Friedrich J. Tempeltei n. Eduard Gaertner im Königl. Lithogr. Institut Berlin, um 1850, 28,5 x 38 Thieme-Becker, Bd. XXXII, S. 516 (J. Tempeltey) u. Bd. XIII, S. 40f (E. Gaertner). - Zeigt das Kadettenhaus mit Blick auf Bensberg.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Monographie des Loxiens.

      Leiden et Düsseldorf, Arnz & Comp., 1850. 4to (290 x 215mm). pp. (8), xvii, 55, with 54 fine hand-coloured lithographed plates. Contemporary brown half morocco, spine in 6 compartements with gilt lines and lettering. A beautiful illustrated monograph by 2 famous ornithologists. "A monograph of the subfamily Loxiaceae of the family Fringillidae, including the genera Loxia, Corythus, Uragus, Carpodacus, Pyrrha, Erythrospiza, Chaunoproctus and Haematospiza. Several new species are described, most of which are signed with Bonaparte's initial, solely. The plates are excellent. Six of them are relabelled to agree with the text, by slips pasted over the original divergent lettering. The introduction gives a general review of the entire family" (Zimmer p. 68). Charles Lucien Bonaparte (1803-1857) was a nephew of Emperor Napoleon. Bonaparte dedicated the book to Queen Sophie of the Low Countries. "While travelling, he and Schlegel co-authored a 'Monographie des loxiens' (Monograph of Crossbills), which evaluated what they had seen in the Berlin and Frankfurt museums" (Stroud, The Emperor of Nature Charles-Lucien Bonaparte and his world p. 275). Hermann Schlegel (1804-1884) was a German ornithologist and herpetologist and director of the Leiden Natural History Museum. Original printed front wrappers bound in. A fine copy.//Provenance: Signature of Henry Baker Tristram (1822-1906) English clergyman and ornithologist. Two armorial bookplates on inside front cover, one of Alan Francis Brooke and one of H.B. Tristram.//Nissen IVB, 119.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        CARTA TOPOGRAFICA DEI CONTORNI DI MILANO. Riconosciuta sul terreno ed in parte rilevata e disegnata nella proporzionale scala di 1 a 25.000, dall' I.R. Primo Tenente Ingegnere Geografo Pensionato Giovanni Brenna.

      Vallardi s.d. (1850 ca.). Pregevole carta topografica dei dintorni di Milano, incisa in rame in b.n. da Vittorio Angeli, suddivisa in 4 fogli di mm. 355x430 cad., montati su tela e ciascuno ripartito in 6 riquadri. La carta, ben conservata, è contenuta in un astuccio in cartonato mod. (mm. 182x152).

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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        A History of The Romans Under The Empire. (from the Rise of The Gracchi to The Death of Marcus Aurelius)

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, 1850. 7 vols., 8-3/4" x 5-7/8", fold-out map. Bound in full tan calf, ribbed gilt decorated spines, gilt lettered red and green morocco spine labels, covers double ruled in gilt, gilt dentelles, by Mansell. Hinges fine, head and foot of spines fine.

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        The Personal History of David Copperfield

      London: Bradbury & Evans 1850. First edition, bound from the parts with the original blue wrap covers tipped-in at front and rear. xv, 624 pp. Quarter maroon leather over blue paper-covered boards. Remains of dark blue hand-lettered title label to spine. Spine and boards lightly worn. Hinges split but binding firm. Edges untrimmed. Matching blue paper endpapers. Early bookplate to front pastedown. Dated title page. Errata leaf at (xv). 'Screamed' instead of 'screwed' on p. 132. Original stab marks mostly visible at gutter. Full-page illustrations by H. K. Browne. Scattered light foxing. Scarce first issue. A unique copy. Good to VG condition. . Good. Boards. First Edition, First Issue. 1850. 8vo..

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        Gilbert's New Map of the World, 1850

      London:: James Gilbert,. 1850.. Maps. Good + overall. Map of the Eastern and Western hemispheres, with an inset of Australia as a color key- "NB The British Dominions are colored thus." Supplementary information in the margins such as Mountains, Altitudes, Principal Rivers for each hemisphere. The Australian states are divided into West Australia, South Australia, Tasmania or Van Diemen's Land & North Australia. The northern border of South Australia extends all the way to the East coast, above Moreton Bay, thus forming the New South Wales northern boundary. Below New South Wales is Australia Felix, with an overprint of "Victoria". However, there is no discernable border. The State Library of Queensland holds an 1839 edition (Libraries Aus ID 22857310), but this 1850 edition does not appear on Trove. The Antarctic is outlined with numerous red strip for British expeditions that have touched its coast, and titled "Part of the Supposed Antarctic Continent." Lithograph with hand color, map on thick paper, linen backed, original dissected folds, attractive outline color, 37 x 22 1/2", folds to 7 1/2 x 4 3/4". British dominions colored red. Map foxed, two corners lifting from linen on eastern side, one map square corner folded (over Hungary). Very legible & decorative. One listed on OCLC: 558022750 at British Library; not found on Trove.

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        Poephila Mirabilis. 2 Papageien- rotes Köpfchen. Or.-Lithographie. Original colourlithography. In fine condition. Size / Blattgröße ca. 50 x 35cm . Unter Passepartout: Größe - 69 x 50cm.

      London, Hullmandel & Walton, ca. 1850, 1860. Graphik / Lithorgaphie. 50 x 35cm. Gould\'s A Monograph of the Trochilidae, Or Family of Humming Birds show Gould at the peak of his art. The accuracy of depiction, the composition of each plate, the vibrant and precise colouring, and the sense of motion captured in the plates is overwhelming. Versand D: 6,00 EUR [PU: A Monograph of the Trochilidae, Or Family of Humming Birds.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Karel Marel]
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        Autograph poem signed.

      no place, n. y. - Oblong-8vo. 1 page. "H.C. Ørsted. Da Tankelynet udsprang fra Din Pande, / En større Seekraft Videnskaben fik / En umaalt Skat Du gav til Verdens Lande, / Og giennem alt det Skjønne i det Sande/ Til Gud Du fører os med aabent Blik/ H. C. Ørsted ".Handwritten and signed poem by Hans Christian Andersen, praising the Danish scientist Hans Christian Ørsted.C. 1850. The poem was printed for the first time in ‘Hver 8. Dag’ No. 27 on the 100 years anniversary for the birth of H.C. Andersen April 2nd 1905. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        SEESHAUPT/Starnberger See. "Seeshaupt am Starnbergersee". Blick vom Ufer bei Seeseiten über den Starnberger See auf den Ort, im Hintergrund schönes Bergpanorama.

      - Altkol. Lithographie von Eberhard Emminger, um 1850, 12,5 x 19,5 cm. Henning/Maier S. 153; Lentner 2256. - Mit breitem Rand. Sehr schönes Altkolorit.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Chronik oder Denkwürdigkeiten der Stadt und Landschaft St. Gallen. mit Inbegriff der damit in Verbindung stehenden Appenzellischen Begebenheiten. Von der ältesten bis auf das Jahr 1848.

      Friedrich Schulthess und St. Gallen Scheitlin, Zürich 1850 - Zürich, Friedrich Schulthess und St. Gallen, Scheitlin, 1850 - (1867). 4°. 4 Bl., 1084 S. Mit 7 Aquatinta-Tafeln. HLdr. Rückentitel in Gold, Marmorbezug. Nicht bei Barth. - Mit Ansichten von Rapperswil, St. Gallen (2), Sargans, Pfäfers, Werdenberg und Rheinegg. - Erste Ausgabe. - Erschien auch 1867 mit derselben Seitenzahl und Ansichten unter dem Titel "Chronik . bis auf die neuere Zeit". Komplettes Exemplar, erschien ursprünglich in fünfzehn Lieferungen. - (Etwas stockfleckig, Rücken erneuert). Sprache: Deutsch HLdr. Rückentitel in Gold, Marmorbezug. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Postcard Signed on Where the Wild Things Are

      England. Very Good +. [Maurice Sendak]. Pictorial postcard of twin wax dolls, about 1850, Bethnal Green Museum: Postcard Signed: postcard with two British stamps (5d. & 4d. bearing likenesses of Queen Elizabeth II / Air Mail ), to Herb Hosmer / Racketty-Packetty House / South Lancaster / Massachusetts; signed "Regards from petit Soldat! Maurice So far everything has been too exciting - it seems my Wild Things has caused quite a sensation & I'm busy from morning to night. I'm beat - but it's great fun..." This letter also deals with receiving a pamphlet on doll houses and Sendak's visits to Windsor and Hampton Court. Slight crinkle to postcard, else Fine.

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        Une promenade à Pékin.

      - Radierung v. Cham = Amédée de Noé b. Cadart & Luquet, um 1850, 23,2 x 31 Zwei an den Zöpfen zusammengebundene Chinesen tragen einen Fremden durch die Straße. - Berühmte Karikatur des Amedée Charles Henry de Noe genannt Cham ( 1819 - 1879, franz. Zeichner u. Lithogr., u.a. Mitarbeiter des Charivari. - Lit. Th.- B. 25, 498 ). In der Platte signiert, oben rechts mit der Nummer 98. und mit dem Trockenstempel von Cadart & Luquet in Paris ( Lugt 424 ). Links unten Cham sculp., rechts Imp. Delâtre, Rue St. Jaques, 303, Paris. - Minimal stockfleckig, Blattgr.: 32,8 x 48,7 cm. - Schöne Kaltnadelradierung in einem guten Abdruck. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Souvenirs de Paris et des ses environs. Monuments et sites les plus remarquables. Dessinés d après nature.

      Paris, Lemiere, um 1850. - circa 20,5 x 30 cm. Titel und 46 getönte Tafeln in Lithographie Blauer Original-Leinenband mit Goldprägung Hübsches Album von Paris mit 34 Ansichten von Momumenten der Stadt, jeweils mit reicher Staffage von Kutschen, Flaneuren etc. Am Ende dann noch 12 Ansichten aus der Umgebung: Versailles, Vincennes, Fontainebleau, Meudon, St.Cloud etc. - Gut erhalten, Vorsätze mit Leimschatten und nachgedunkelt. Tafeln nur vereinzelt leicht fleckig, meist sauber und sehr dekorativ. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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        California and New Mexico. Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting Information in Answer to a Resolution of the House of the 31st of December, 1849, on the Subject of California and New Mexico

      Washington, D.C. 1850 - House of Representatives issue (House Doc. No. 17); octavo, 976 pages, 7 maps (6 folding). Recently bound to style in 3/4 brown calf over marbled boards, marbled end papers, red and green leather labels on spine, printed in gilt. Cowan said that this work is "the most extensive source book of authorities covering the period 1847-50." Maps included are Fremont's surveys, military maps of Fort Hall, Monterey, the Presidio, and Beale's expedition. And there are 2 maps of lower California. The present work was so popular, that 10,000 extra copies were ordered to be printed. One map with an archival repair to a fold; occasional light offsetting; a very good, handsome copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Le guide du fabricant de meubles. No. 2. Album sur l'ébénisterie dédié aux fabricans. Contenant une grande collection de modèles variés de meubles anciens et modernes qui se fabriquent à Paris, dessinés avec échelle de proportion, plans, elévations, coupes et tous les détails nécessaires à l'exécution.

      Paris (Selbstverlag Ca ) 1850 - (27 x 34,5 cm). 2 Bll. Mit 30 lithographierten Tafeln von Quetin nach Jansen. Roter Halblederband der Zeit mit montiertem Deckelschild. Interessanter und seltener Katalog des Pariser Möbelfabrikanten. Die Tafeln mit hübschen Ansichten der Möbel und detaillierten Schnitten. Das Titelblatt auf stärkerem Papier und in etwas kleinerem Format listet weitere Kataloge der Firma auf. - Einband gering bestossen. Rücken restauriert. Insgesamt sauberes und gut erhaltenes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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        Gratz mit der Anna-Strasse".

      Graz, J. F. Kaiser, o. J. (um 1850). - Seltene Ansicht der Annenstrasse mit reicher figürlicher Staffage (Reiter, Kutsche, Verkaufsstand [Maronibrater?] usw.). Links ist die Abzweigung in die Metahofgasse zu sehen, dahinter der Schloßberg. - Mehrere Knickspuren u. etw. fleckig. - ge Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 Getönte Orig.-Lithographie. Blattgröße 28,8 x 35,7 cm; Darstellung 19 x 27 cm. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes]
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        Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life, During a Four-Months' Residence in a Valley of the Marquesas / The Revised Edition, with a Sequel / AND / Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas.

      George Routledge & Co., Soho Square, London 1850 - The two bound as one, in the proper order; both dated 1850 to title pages with no later dates. "Good plus" with chipping of the two leather spine labels of this half-leather book, removing the second "E" of "Typee" and leaving us only the "VILLE" of the author's name, to spine. Plain endpapers. A previous owner's 1920s butterfly bookplate to front pastedown. Plain, original endpapers. Rub to leather edges. The books paginated separately, at 222 and 242 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Expedition for the Survey of the Rivers Euphrates and Tigris,

      London: Longman, Brown, Green. and Longmans,, 1850. carried on by order of the British government, in the years 1835, 1836 and 1837; preceded by geographical and historical notices of the regions situated between the rivers Nile and Indus. In four volumes [sic]. With fourteen maps and charts, and embellished with ninety-seven plates, besides numerous wood-cuts. 2 volumes, octavo (242 × 153 mm). Recent dark red crushed half morocco, raised bands to spines forming compartments ruled and lettered in gilt, red cloth sides ruled in gilt, edges speckled blue. Without the map slipcase. Lithographic frontispiece to both volumes (vol. I folding), 47 lithographic plates (all but one with tissue guard), 25 wood-engravings to the text; vol. I with folding table facing p. 62, 2 double-page folding genealogical tables, cloth-backed folding lithographic colour to rear, opening to approx. 700 × 900 mm. Lacking the map slipcase as often. Ink-stamp of Glasgow Philosophical Society to frontispiece versos and title-pages. Faint spotting to frontispieces and margins of a few other plates (slightly heavier on nos. XXVIII and XLII) with frontispiece vol. I split along section of fold to no loss, tape-repair to upper outer corner vol. I sig. 2N6 not affecting text, small hole to gutter of first folding table to minimal loss, the very occasional marginal spot as often. A very good copy. First edition. During the first half of the 19th century the British government and the East India Company were much concerned with "the interconnected problems of the 'sick' Ottoman empire, the Russian threat to the Near and Middle East and India, and improving communications with India by using steam power" (ODNB). Chesney, an army officer from County Down, had carried out a preliminary survey of the Euphrates in 1831, though his movement was curtailed by local instability in the river's uppermost reaches. He returned in February 1835 with a professional team of seamen, naval and army officers and engineers, and despite difficult conditions, including the sinking of one of two steamships with the loss of twenty lives, Chesney was able to prove his hypothesis that "the Euphrates was navigable for steam vessels from a point about 120 miles from the Mediterranean to the Persian Gulf; he believed he had shown how short and rapid a route this would prove to India, and had confirmed his previous views about the tractability of the local Arab tribes Â… In Britain and India some considered the expedition had been an expensive failure: Chesney denied this. [He] continued to advocate the Euphrates route. He was elected FRS (February 1834) and FRGS, and in 1838 was awarded the gold medal of the Royal Geographical Society" (idem). His richly illustrated account "includes minute surveys of the history, geography and geology of the area traversed" (Blackmer). Only two of a projected four volumes were published as Chesney lost half of his manuscript on the way to China, which also accounts for the odd numbering the plates (97 were intended for the full work of which only 49 were printed, not in numerical order); the slipcase containing thirteen folding maps, lacking in this copy, is rare.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. („CH. Rauch").

      Bonn, 14. August 1850. - 1¾ SS. Gr.-8vo. An eine Dame. „Unter herzlichster Begrüßung von der Themse und schönem Rheine, bis zum [W]iedersehen an der bescheidnen Spree, sende ich Ihnen verehrteste Freundin etwas beschämt die gewünschten Schrifftzüge [!] welchen ich bitte hinzuzufügen daß damit in Bescheidenheit ich nur Ihrem Wunsche mich fügte. Unserm lieben Freunde u. Gönner bitte ich, mich im Ausdruck des innigsten Dankes für die in London mir vergönnte unvergeßlich schöne Aufnahme gefälligst statt meiner auszusprechen woran ich gestern Abend beim Nachhause gehen verhindert wurde [.]". – Etwas knittrig und mit einem alt angehefteten Provenienzvermerk; beiliegend ein kleines Portrait.

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        Borneo Remarks on a Recent Naval Execution


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


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        Six Weeks in South America


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        Narrative of the wreck of the Favorite on the Island of Desolation Detailing the Adventures Sufferings and Privations of John Nunn an historical account of the Island and its whale and seal fisheries


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        The City of Funchal Madeira


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        Perles et parures Les joyaux fantaisie par Gavarni text par Méry Minéralogie des dames par le Cte Foelix Paris c 1850 Volume two Les parures fantaisie par Gavarni Paris c


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        3 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift.

      Olmütz u. Hermannstadt, 1850-1864. Zus. 5 S., 8° bis 4°. Der in Parma geborene Wilhelm Albrecht Fürst von Montenuovo entstammte der morganatischen Ehe des Grafen Adam Albert Graf von Neipperg mit der Erzherzogin Marie-Louise von Österreich, Gemahlin Napoléon Bonapartes, und erhielt den Titel eines Grafen Montenuovo (Neuberg). 1838 trat er in die österreichische Armee ein, kämpfte 1848 in Italien und Ungarn mit Auszeichnung und wurde 1854 Feldmarschallleutnant. 1860 wurde er Landeskommandant in Siebenbürgen, 1866 in Böhmen. 1867 wurde er zum General der Kavallerie befördert. 1878 trat er in den Ruhestand. 1864 wurde er in den erblichen Fürstenstand erhoben. - Der Empfänger der auf Französisch abgefassten Briefe ist Jacques (Jacob) Mislin (1807-1878). Der aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen stammende Mislin konnte dank seines Onkels an der berühmten Lehranstalt von Porrentruy im Schweizer Kanton Bern studieren, wo er nicht viel später auch selbst unterrichten sollte. Der 1830 zum Priester geweihte kath. Theologe wurde 1836 auf Vermittlung des Grafen von Bombelle an den Wiener Hof berufen, wo er einer der Lehrer der Söhne von Erzherzog Franz Karl und Erzherzogin Sophie wurde und damit sowohl den zukünftigen Kaiser Franz Joseph wie auch Erzherzog Ferdinand Maximilian (später Kaiser Max von Mexiko) unterrichtete (u.a. auch in Erdkunde). Vor der Revolution von 1848 unternahm Mislin eine Pilgerreise von Wien über Budapest und Konstantinopel nach Jersusalem. Der danach erschienene Reisebericht wurde in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt und mehrfach nachgedruckt. In den folgenden Jahren leitete er die Bibliothek am Hof der Herzogin von Parma, Erzherzogin Marie Louise, wurde zum Abt von St. Maria von Deg (Ungarn), geheimer Kämmerer u. Hausprälat Papst Pius\' XI., Apostolischer Pronotar, Kanoniker der Kathedrale von Großwardein, Träger zahlr. Orden (u.a. von Spanien, Parma u. des Ritterordens vom Heiligen Grab zu Jerusalem) sowie Mitglied zahlr. Akademien. Der Verfasser zahlr. Publikationen und Vertraute des belgischen Königs und des Grafen von Chambord blieb nach der Rückkehr von seiner Pilgerreise in Wien, wo er weiterhin in persönlichem Kontakt mit dem Kaiserhaus stand. - In einem numerierten, von Mislin eigenh. beschrifteten Papierumschlag. - Beiliegend 9 eigenh. Briefe von Montenuovos Frau, der Fürstin Juliane (Julie) Montenuovo (geb. Batthyany; 1827-1871) aus dem Zeitraum 1857-1866, zus. 20 S. - Versand D: 12,00 EUR Mislin, Montenuovo, Militaria, Militär, General, Brief, Letter, Lettre, Briefe, Autograph, Autographe, Autographen, Autograf, Autografe, Autografen, Signatur, Signiert, Signed, Signature, Unterschrift, Eigenhändig, Handschrift, Handschriften, Manuscript, Manuscrit, ALS, A.L.S., LAS, L.A.S.

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        Eupherusa Eximia / 3 Kolibris - grüne Köpfchen. Or.-Lithographie. Original colourlithography. In fine condition. Size / Blattgröße ca. 50 x 35cm . Unter Passepartout: Größe - 69 x 50cm.

      London, Hullmandel & Walton, ca. 1850, 1860. Graphik / Lithorgaphie. 50 x 35cm. Gould\'s A Monograph of the Trochilidae, Or Family of Humming Birds show Gould at the peak of his art. The accuracy of depiction, the composition of each plate, the vibrant and precise colouring, and the sense of motion captured in the plates is overwhelming. Versand D: 6,00 EUR [PU: A Monograph of the Trochilidae, Or Family of Humming Birds.

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        Carta Topografica dei Contorni a dieci miglia dalla Città di Firenze.

      - Disegnata da Girolamo Ermirio, incisa da G. Canacci, e scritta da Gaetano Giarré. Firenze, presso Niccolò Pagni (s.d. ma 1850 circa). Incisione in rame all'acquaforte applicata su tela e divisa in 18 riquadri, b/n, cm 60,5 x 82,5 titolo entro ovale in alto a sinistra, due vedute animate e finemente incise agli angoli inferiori (sulla sinistra " R. Palazzo delle Cascine fuori di Porta al Prato"; sulla destra "Ingresso in città dalla Porta San Gallo"), doppio filetto a chiusura intorno al perimetro, astuccio in cartone marezzato con costola in verde. Non comune. Alcune lievissime presenze di ingiallimento, molto buono lo stato di conservazione. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vue du grand pont en fil de fer à Frybourg en Suisse.

      ca. 1850, - 25 x 16.7. cm Belle aquatinte finement coloriée à la main. Encadrement à la feuille dorée. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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