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        Les trains de plaisir. Le touriste en chemin de fer. Ligne de Paris à Versailles.

      Paris, Lebrasseur, circa 1850. - circa 15 x 22,5 cm. Title, 22 coloured lithographs with 1 caricature, 20 views and 1 map Contemporary blindstamped cloth with gilt title Curious and very decorative album with 22 coloured plates showing a map with the train journey from Paris to Versailles, the train station (embarcadére), Courbevoie, St. Cloud, Suresnes, Sèvres, Ville d Avray, several views of the castle and parks in Vers - A little rubbed, minor spotting to margins but mostly clean. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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        Aino Fairy Tales no.1. The Hunter in Fairy Land; no. 2. The Bird's Party; no. 3. The Man who Lost his Wife. Three volumes. Tokyo, Kobunsha & Hasegawa, (Meiji 20) 1887 & (part three) Tokyo, Kobunsha, (Meiji 22) 1889.

      Small 8vo. Lvs 14; 7; 11. With colour woodcut illustrations throughout. As issued with double folded lvs bound in fukuro-toji style in original pictorial paper wrappers printed in colour, silk strings. A complete set of the Aino Fairy Tales translated by Chamberlain and illustrated with charming and descriptive pictures by Japanese artists. Basil Hall Chamberlain (1850-1935), professor of Japanese at the Tokyo Imperial University, lived among the Ainos in Northern Hokkaido in the mid 1880's. He was particulary interested in their folklore which he thought often explained certain natural phenomenon at a very early stage. "The Ainos are people who live in an island called Yezo. The men all have long black beards, and they spend their time in hunting and fishing. They are very poor and very ignorant; yet even these poor people love their children. Often of an evening, when they all sit around the fire together before going to bed, the mothers tell their little ones pretty fairy-tales and fables. I have listened to some of these, and am now going to tell them to you in English, because they are new stories, which you have never heard before" (Preface). A pristine copy of this very rare set of Aino fables, even individually copies are uncommon on the market. Cordier BJ 641. Nipponalia 2279 (no.1)

      [Bookseller: Charlotte Du Rietz Rare Books]
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        [ALBUM OF FIFTEEN WATERCOLORS OF PLANTS, FLOWERS, FRUIT, AND A BIRD]

      [American, 1850. Fifteen watercolors total, heightened with gum arabic, ranging in size from 2 x 2 inches, to 7 x 6 inches. The illustrations are bordered either by lace or gilt and affixed to colored paper, or are done on a sheet with a lithographic border. Interleaved with blank colored pages, some of them with stamped or lithographic borders. Quarto. Original morocco album, elaborately stamped in blind and gilt, expertly rebacked in matching style, a.e.g. A bit of light rubbing to extremities of boards, corners worn. Internally clean, with the colors very bright. Near fine. In a half morocco and cloth slipcase and chemise. A lovely album of quite accomplished amateur watercolors depicting plants, flowers, fruit, and a bird. The style of the album binding is American, as are some of the tree leaves illustrated, but neither the album nor any of the illustrations are signed. It is evidently the work of a talented amateur, skilled in the use of watercolors. Each illustration has been carefully highlighted with gum arabic in order to heighten certain colors or shades. Among the images is a bouquet of autumnal oak leaves, a branch of plums, a group of cherries, a rose, pansies, and several other plants and flowers. One of the largest and most striking illustrations is of a bird perched upon a leafy branch with blue coloring on its head and back, brown feathers at the tips of its wings, and a white belly. A very appealing example of the mid-Victorian fashion for creating personal albums of artistic renderings of nature.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Des Prisonniers, de l'Emprisonnement et des Prisons.

      Germer-Baillière, Paris 1850 - In-8 de XV-(1)-522 pp. FERRUS (Guillaume Marie André). De l'Expatriation Pénitentiaire pour faire suite à l'ouvrage : Des Prisonniers, De l'Emprisonnement et des Prisons. Paris, Germer-Baillière, 1853. In-8 de VII-(1)-206 pp. Ensemble 1 vol. in-8, demi-veau havane, dos lisse orné, pièce de titre en maroquin grenat (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale des deux pièces. Nommé en 1842 inspecteur du service médical des maisons centrales, le docteur Ferrus s'acquitta de ses nouvelles fonctions avec son zèle accoutumé, visitant les condamnés, se rendant compte de leur mode d'existence, de leur installation, de leurs besoins, étudiant en détail les différentes geôles. C'est le résultat de ses recherches qu'il expose en 1850 dans Des Prisonniers, De l'Emprisonnement et des Prisons suivi trois ans plus tard de De l'Expatriation Pénitentiaire. Quelques rousseurs. Semelaigne I,163 ; Petit, Ces Peines Obscures, p. 687. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Bonnefoi Livres Anciens]
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        Partbooks for male voice choir.

      [Sweden, c. 1850]. - A set of four partbooks for male voices: 2 tenors and 2 basses, containing a repertoire of over 220 songs with words in Swedish. They include works by well-known composers such as Spohr, Mendelssohn, Weber, Schubert, Kreutzer and Beethoven but at least half are by lesser-known Swedish composers: Lindblad (1801-1878), Geijer (1783-1847), Nordblom (1788-1848) and Tullberg (1802-1853) whose songs are both Romantic and patriotic. Manuscript, 4 vols, 8vo (130 × 210 mm), pp [ii], 181, [28]; [vi], 167, [23]; [vi], 169, [27]; [vi], 1-16, 19-169, [29], last volume wanting one leaf (pp. 17-18). Each page ruled with 5 staves, musical notation and text in Swedish throughout. Contemporary half sheep. Worn, but sound. Contemporary ownership inscriptions 'N. Fr. Ahlberg'.

      [Bookseller: Justin Croft Antiquarian Books Ltd ABA]
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        Five Years of a Hunter's Life in the far Interior of South Africa. With notices of the native tribes, and anecdotes of the chase of the lion, elephant, hippopotamus, giraffe, rhinoceros, &c. By Roualeyn Gordon Cumming.

      London: John Murray 1850 - XV, (1), 386; X, 370 Seiten. Mit 2 Schwarzweiß-Frontispices, 2 gestochenen Titeln, 14 weiteren Schwarzweiß-Illustrationen unter Hemdchen und 1 Landkarte im Anhang zu Band 1. 2 volumes (= complete) in first edition and scarce original gilted cloth binding. - Gordon-Cumming (1820–1866) was a Scottish traveller and sportsman, who was known as the "lion hunter". During his stay in the East he laid the foundation of his collection of hunting trophies and specimens of natural history. Later he set out with an ox wagon and a few native followers for the interior of Africa and hunted chiefly in Bechuanaland and the valley of the Limpopo River. The story of his exploits is very vividly told in this opus, which was received at first with incredulity by stay-at-home critics. But David Livingstone wrote: 'I have no hesitation in saying that Mr. Cumming's book conveys a truthful idea of South African hunting' (Missionary Travels, chap. vii.). His collection of hunting trophies was exhibited in London in 1851 at the Great Exhibition and was afterwards, known as "The South Africa Museum", exhibited in various parts of the United Kingdom. (For the informations about Gordon-Cumming compare with the relevant article of Wikipedia.) - This copy is in original gilted cloth with very noble figural vignets to covers and spines. - Spines rubbed and sligthly spotted, edges bumped and dusted. Covers very slightly stained. - Hinges (slightly) splitted. - Pages in parts slightly spotted. - Many precious illustrations of animals in black and white, in parts seperated with protective parchment paper; some protective papers removed. - Very clean and good copy. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1490 8° (17,5-22,5 cm). Orig.-Leinenbände der Zeit mir goldgeprägten Vignetten auf Deckel und Rücken und goldgeprägtem Titel auf Rücken. [Hardcover / fest gebunden]. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Kretzer]
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        Expedition der Sloop Blagonamjerenny." [in] Archiv für die wissenschaftliche Kunde von Russland.

      Reimer, Berlin 1850 - Octavo pamphlet, folding plate, comprising a single issue of the journal, the Gillsen account on pp. 272-94; an unopened copy in the original printed lime-green wrappers. The first detailed abstract of the Vasil'ev/Shishmarev voyage published outside Russia, based on the extremely rare Russian original published two years previous in 1849. The companion expedition of Bellingshausen is now well-known for the dearth of contemporary published material, and this Arctic voyage was not served any better.In 1819 the Russian Admiralty undertook a double polar expedition under Bellingshausen/Lazarev (Antarctic) and Vasil'ev/Shishmarev (Arctic). The sloop Otkrytie (Discovery) was under the command of M.N. Vasil'ev, while the sloop Blagonamerennyi (Good Intent) was under the command of G.S. Shishmarew. Leaving Kronstadt in 1819 the expedition reached Port Jackson via Rio de Janeiro and the Cape of Good Hope. The two ships sailed north to Kamchatka, mapping Nukufetau Atoll en route, and naming the "Inseln des Blagonamerennyi". The ships spent some time on both shores of the Bering Sea, and particularly explored Otkrytie Island (Nunivak). Heavy pack ice beyond the Bering Strait stopped the expedition from their planned work in the deeper reaches of the Chukchi Sea. No official report was published, and the only eyewitness account from either ship was written by the midshipman of the Blagonamerennyi, Karl Karlovitch Gillsen, and published in the St. Petersburg journal Otechestvennyie Zapiski in 1849.This German translation of Gillsen's account is the first European translation of a work that was not translated into English until 1983 (Rhea Josphson, Ethnohistory in the Arctic). The title translates as "Expedition of the Sloop Blagonamjerenny to explore the Asiatic and American shores beyond the Bering-Strait in the years 1819 to 1822", and the work made the 1849 St. Petersburg publication available for the first time to a wider European audience.On the Russian expeditions see: Barratt, The Russians and Australia, pp. 87ff & Russia in Pacific Waters, pp. 201-2; Howgego II, R34, T3. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Presupuestos generales de gastos é ingresos para el año de 1850, segun la ley sancionada en 20 de Febrero del mismo año.

      Madrid: La Viuda de Burgos 8vo signed in 4s (22.1 cm, 8.65"). 761, [1 (blank)] pp.. 1850 [i.e., 1849] Bound for presentation by Queen Isabella. Complete budgetary accounting for the year 1850, issued by the Spanish government, printed by a woman printer of Madrid, and here in an early example of the work of noted Madrid binder Ginesta. Binding: Signed presentation binding by Miguel Ginesta II of Madrid, of oxblood straight-grain morocco, covers framed in double gilt fillets surrounding gilt-stamped arabesques and the gilt-stamped coat of arms of Queen Isabella II of Spain; spine with gilt-stamped title and arabesques. Board edges and turn-ins gilt-stamped, pink moiré endpapers, all edges gilt. Provenance: Infante Duc de Montpensier (sixth son of King Louis Philippe), husband of the Infanta Maria Louisa (Queen Isabella's sister), with his bookplate. Binding as described above, covers showing only very minor wear, spine slightly faded. Front pastedown with bookplate described above. Pages gently age-toned, a few showing mild foxing but most clean. Very attractive.

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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        Johann Christian von Senckenberg (Frankfurt/M. 28. 2. 1707 - 15. 11. 1772 Frankfurt/M.). Brustbild nach links auf einem Souvenirblatt,.

      - Lithographie v. Soldan Rohm n. L. Müller b. Vogel in Frankfurt a.M., um 1850, 66 x 50 (H) Huldigungsblatt für Johann Christian von Senckenberg von Soldan Rohm. Oben mittig ein Portrait von Senckenberg flankiert von 2 Ansichten des Spitalgebäudes. Im unteren Drittel 3 weitere Ansichten vom Museum (2) sowie des Anatomischen Theaters. Mittig kurze Beschreibung zum Leben Seckenbergs. Am unteren Rand Widmung von Rohm an die Stadt Frankfurt am Main.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        The Prelude,

      London: Edward Moxon,, 1850. Or, Growth of a Poet's Mind; an autobiographical poem. Octavo (215 x 136 mm). Contemporary green morocco for Sotheran & Co., flat bands gilt to spine forming compartments richly gilt with floral sprays, title to second and date to foot gilt, concentric gilt frames to covers incorporating an attractive floral roll forming a central panel lobed with elaborate floral vignettes gilt, all edges gilt, inner dentelles gilt, comb-marbled endpapers. Two 20th-century ownership inscriptions to first blank. Extremities lightly rubbed. An excellent copy in a fine binding. First edition of Wordsworth's autobiographical testament, begun during otherwise unfruitful visit to Germany with Coleridge in the winter of 1798 but only published after his death. "As he chronicled his life up to 1798 Wordsworth re-examined his political, religious, and aesthetic convictions and expanded the poem's scope so majestically that when it was completed in 1805 it had grown from two to thirteen books. It is Wordsworth's masterpiece, but as it was conceived throughout as a prelude to a greater work, The Recluse, so long as Wordsworth remained committed to the project for the philosophical poem, the autobiographical one had to remain unpublished. It was Wordsworth's widow and executors in 1850 who called it The Prelude. In Wordsworth's lifetime it was always known as 'The Poem to Coleridge' or 'Growth of a Poet's Mind'" (ODNB).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Five Years of a Hunter\'s Life in the far Interior of South Africa. With notices of the native tribes, and anecdotes of the chase of the lion, elephant, hippopotamus, giraffe, rhinoceros, &c. By Roualeyn Gordon Cumming.

      London: John Murray 1850. 2 Bände (= vollständig). Erstausgabe. XV, (1), 386; X, 370 Seiten. Mit 2 Schwarzweiß-Frontispices, 2 gestochenen Titeln, 14 weiteren Schwarzweiß-Illustrationen unter Hemdchen und 1 Landkarte im Anhang zu Band 1. 8° (17,5-22,5 cm). Orig.-Leinenbände der Zeit mir goldgeprägten Vignetten auf Deckel und Rücken und goldgeprägtem Titel auf Rücken. [Hardcover / fest gebunden]. 2 volumes (= complete) in first edition and scarce original gilted cloth binding. - Gordon-Cumming (1820–1866) was a Scottish traveller and sportsman, who was known as the \"lion hunter\". During his stay in the East he laid the foundation of his collection of hunting trophies and specimens of natural history. Later he set out with an ox wagon and a few native followers for the interior of Africa and hunted chiefly in Bechuanaland and the valley of the Limpopo River. The story of his exploits is very vividly told in this opus, which was received at first with incredulity by stay-at-home critics. But David Livingstone wrote: \'I have no hesitation in saying that Mr. Cumming\'s book conveys a truthful idea of South African hunting\' (Missionary Travels, chap. vii.). His collection of hunting trophies was exhibited in London in 1851 at the Great Exhibition and was afterwards, known as \"The South Africa Museum\", exhibited in various parts of the United Kingdom. (For the informations about Gordon-Cumming compare with the relevant article of Wikipedia.) - This copy is in original gilted cloth with very noble figural vignets to covers and spines. - Spines rubbed and sligthly spotted, edges bumped and dusted. Covers very slightly stained. - Hinges (slightly) splitted. - Pages in parts slightly spotted. - Many precious illustrations of animals in black and white, in parts seperated with protective parchment paper; some protective papers removed. - Very clean and good copy. Versand D: 5,50 EUR Gordon-Cumming, Roualeyn [George]: Five Years of a Hunter\'s Life in the far Interior of South Africa. With notices of the native tribes, and anecdotes of the chase of the lion, elephant, hippopotamus, giraffe, rhinoceros, &c. By Roualeyn Gordon Cumming. 2 Bände (= vollständig). Erstausgabe. London: John Murray 1850.

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        Das Großherzogthum Baden in malerischen Original-Ansichten in Stahl gest. von Joh. Poppel und Andern. Begleitet von einem historisch topographischen Text von Dr. Eugen Huhn.

      Druck und Verlag von Gustav Georg Lange, Darmstadt 1850 - Gr.-8°. Gest.Titel,LXXVI,224,16 S. + 100 Stahlstichtafeln. Priv. Halbpergamentband mit Seidenbezug. Nach dem Titel ist die Original-Subscriptions- u. Empfangs-Bescheinigung des Erstkäufers miteingebunden. - Mit dem Anhang Frankfurt. - Bis auf vereinzelt auftretende Stockflecken sehr sauberes Exemplar; möglicherweise fehlen am Anfang 12 S., da die Einleitung mit S. (1)/XIV beginnt; die Stiche fleckenfrei; sehr schönes Exemplar.

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        Método curativo racional para el cholera morbus asiático, por Guillermo Ward Duck.

      Mexico: Tipo. de R. Rafael 8vo. 16 pp.. 1850 The author of this very scarce pamphlet identifies himself as a retired medical doctor who at the time of its writing was about to leave for England. He tells how to diagnose cholera, explains his "rational" method for curing it (based on methods used successfully in England, the United States, and parts of Europe), and gives suggestions for easing recuperation. At the end of the work he gives the composition of the various medicines and tonics he prescribes, because "detest[o] por mi parte el monopolio que algunos han hecho de sus medicamentos a fin de lucrar a costa de la humanidad doliente." Cholera became a serious problem in Mexico City and in several other places in the country in the wake of the Mexican–American War. Dr. Duck says of his reasons for writing this opusculum of medical advice, "solo me ha impulsado el deseo que tengo de auxiliar a una Nacion que me es querida." Very rare. Fine condition; sewn in original cream-colored printed wrappers with elaborate, ornamental borders on both covers. Wrappers very lightly soiled; a clean, untattered copy.

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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        uvres complètes avec la traduction française, publiées sous la direction de M.Nisard.

      J.J.Dubochet, Le Chevalier et compagnie, éditeurs., Paris 1850 - 5 tomes en 5 vol. in-8 de 554-756-674-659-711 pp.,relié demi-toile verte, couv.cons. Collection des auteurs latins. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Jeanne Laffitte]
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        \"Hof, von der Nordseite\". Gesamtansicht (19 x 26 cm), umgeben von 12 weiteren Ansichten.

       Lithographie mit Tonplatte von F.E. Baumann bei G. Könitzer, Wunsiedel, um 1850, 42 x 56 cm. Münzer-Glas/Kluge, Ortsansichten aus der Stadt und dem Landkreis Hof von 1919, S. 105, 4.2.4. - Die 12 Teilansichten zeigen: Rathaus, Schiesshaus, Eisenbahnviadukt, Michaeliskirche, Gartengesellschaft, Hofeck, Lorenzkirche, Wartturm, Gymnasium, Landgericht, Theresienstein und Bürger-Ressource. - Rundum fachmännisch angerändert. - Das prächtige und sehr dekorative Souvenirblatt entstand nach 1848, aber vor 1852. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Franken, Souvenir-Blätter

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bierl]
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        Le chariot d'enfant

      D. Giraud & J. Dagneau 1850 - - D. Giraud & J. Dagneau, Paris 1850, 11x18cm, relié. - Edition originale, imprimée à 500 exemplaires, de la traduction française de ce conte indien établie par Gérard de Nerval et G. Méry sur papier courant, il n'aurait été tiré que 2 papier de couleurs en grands papiers. Reliure en demi basane framboise, dos lisse orné de motifs typographiques et de quintuple filets dorés, plats légèrement frottés comportant de petits manques de papier, un coin inférieur très légèrement frotté, reliure de l'époque. Quelques petites rousseurs. Rare. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, printed 500 copies of the French translation of this Indian tale established by Gerard de Nerval and Gustave Mery on current paper, he would have been fired only two colored paper in large sheets. Bound in half roan raspberry, flat spine decorated with typographic designs and quintuple gilt, slightly rubbed boards containing small missing paper, lower corner slightly rubbed, contemporary binding. Some minor foxing. Rare. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Scarlet Letter.

      Boston: Ticknor, Reed and Fields, 1850. First edition, with 4 pages publisher's advertisements inserted between preliminary blanks, dated March 1, 1850. Octavo, original brown cloth. One of only 2500 copies printed. A very good example with to the extremities, rebacked with some rubbing to the bottom of the cloth and short splits along front joint. "The most memorable and original aspect of The Scarlet Letter lies in Hawthorne's portrait of Hester Prynne, who has been described as "the first true heroine of American fiction", a woman whose experience evokes the biblical fate of Eve. Hawthorne's achievement is to make her passion noble, her defiance heartbreaking and her frailty inspiring. She becomes the archetype of the free-thinking American woman grappling with herself and her sexuality in a cold, patriarchal society" (The Guardian). The first edition of The Scarlet Letter sold out in ten days and "made Hawthorne's fame, changed his fortune and gave to our literature its first symbolic novel a year before the appearance of Melville's Moby-Dick" (Bradley).

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        Collection des principales vues de Paris dessine'es par Gavard avec le diagraphe et grave'es par les meilleurs artistes

      Fatout Editeur 1850 ca., Paris - In 8 oblungo, album contenente 26 tavoleÂcompreso il frontespizio inc. all'acquaf. 'a la manie're noire' da Appert e Salathe'. Legatura edit. in p. tl. marrone con cornice oro impressa al piatto anteriore entro la quale e' stampato il titolo anch'esso oro. Macchia al p. anteriore. Qualche usuale fioritura alle cc. A parte il piccolo alone al piatto anteriore, la legatura e' perfetta. Manca la data di stampa che potrebbe essre compresa fra il 1845 e il 1850. Altri esemplari di questo album contengono 30/32 tavole, tuttavia e' verosimile che la nostra copiaÂsia completa delle tavole stampate all'origine in quanto la legatura e' editoriale e perfettamente integra. Come accadeva infatti anche in altri album di questo tipo, e' probabile che edizioni precedenti o successive si arricchissero o perdessero alcune tavole. Il metodo con cui Gavard disegno' queste tavole e' innovativo: sviluppo' un sistema combinando il pantografo al diagraphe, strumento ottico che consisteva in una variazione della camera lucida. Fra i soggetti qui riprodotti: Palais Royal (frontespizio + tavola interna); Palais de l'Industrie; Place Vendome; Interieur de la cour du Louvre; Dome des Invalide; Palais de Justice; ecc. FRA

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        Consequences of a Successfull French Invasion..

      London: J. Gillray, nd., c., 1850. Engraving, 370 x 270 mm., handcoloured as issued; framed. A famous, satirical look at the decision of the English parliament to create a penal settlement at Botany Bay, in contrast to the atmosphere of reform and concern with civil liberties in the newly created republic of France and in the American colonies. This cartoon was first published in 1798; it was reissued in the mid nineteenth century as offered here.James Gillray turns the tables on the politicians of the House of Commons responsible for the Botany Bay decision: French revolutionaries led by Napoleon storm the parliament gagging the Speaker and placing all the Members in chains and dressing them in the garb of convicts. All the symbols of House are destroyed: the mace is smashed, the statutes discarded on the floor, and below the Speaker's chair are the words, "The House is adjourned to Botany Bay".This is the significantly later impression of the print, first issued at the close of the eighteenth century, circa 1798.

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        Das Parlament zu Schnappel. Nach stenographischen Berichten herausgegeben.

      Bingerbrück, Selbstverlag, 1850.. 256 S. HLdr. d. Zt. Goed. XIII 389, 56; Slg. Borst 2396; Slg. Friedländer 95; Andrée S. 59. - Erste Ausgabe. "Ein Büchlein, das zu den Seltenheiten in den deutschen Bibliotheken gehört" (Arthur Kutscher, Frankfurter Zeitung vom 5. 9. 1917). In seiner amüsanten, aber dennoch bissigen Parodie auf das Parlament der Frankfurter Paulskirche protokolliert Hoffmann eine Woche lang die "Sitzungen", zu denen sich ein kleiner Kreis deutscher Bürger beim Kronenwirt zu Schnappel zusammenfindet. - Sehr gutes; annähernd fleckenfreies Exemplar.

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        LINDAU. "Erinnerung an Lindau". Gesamtansicht, umgeben von 11 kleinen Ansichten.

      - Lithographie mit Tonplatte von F. Röhrig bei J.A. Enderlin, Lindau, um 1850, 15 x 20 cm. Nicht bei Schefold. - Die kleinen Ansichten zeigen u.a. Marktplatz, Giebelbach, Schachen-Bad, Holdereggen, Villa S.K.H. Pr. Luitpold, See-Hafen, Lindenhof, Moos usw. - Die hübsche Ansicht sauber und frisch.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Soest. Lithographie.

      Soest: Verlag der Nasseschen Buchhandlung, um 1850. Blattgröße ca. 38 x 55 cm; ca. 32 x 51 cm, gerahmt. Westfalia Picta IV, 366 - Sammelbild mit querformatigem Mittelbild und vier Eckmedaillons, dazu oben zwei kleine Einzelbilder, unten ein weiteres Einzelbild. Das Hauptbild zeigt die Ansicht von Südosten, der Wall ist mit Pappeln bestanden. Im Vordergrund Wiesen und Heuernte. Die Einzelansichten zeigen: St. Pauli-Kirche, Osthofen Thor, Schule am Seminar, St. Patrocli-Kirche, Rathhaus, St. Petri-Kirche, das Ganze mit dekorativer neugotischer Ranken-Umrahmung. - Das empfindliche Blatt vergilbt, mit einigen kl. Wasserrändern, einigen Knicken u. einem größeren Riß im unteren Drittel (fachgerecht restauriert). Neu gerahmt im ursprünglichen alten Rahmen aus schwarzem Holz mit silberner Zierleiste. Rahmen recht lädiert mit einigen schadhaften Stellen, unten links eine 10 x 0,5 cm große Fehlstelle. Dennoch attraktives Blatt, selten. H/W Versand D: 5,00 EUR Westfalen; Soest; Stadtansichten; Lithographien

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        Die Zimmerwerks-Baukunst in allen ihren Theilen. 3. unveränderte Auflage. Text- und Tafelband in zusammen 4 Bänden.

      Glogau Flemming (Ca ) 1850 - (31 x 24 cm). (4) XXII (10) 590 Spalten. Mit 181 doppelblattgroßen lithographierten Tafeln. Halbleinwandbände der Zeit. Vollständig wie hier sehr selten. - Romberg (1806-1868), aus der berühmten Musikerfamilie stammend, arbeitete besonders in Hamburg und Berlin als Architekt. Neben zahlreichen theoretischen und praktischen Publikationen auf diesem Gebiet wurde er jedoch erst durch die Herausgabe seines polytechnischen Journals bekannt. - Die Tafeln u.a. mit Abbildungen verschiedener Werkzeuge und Konstruktionen von Dächern, Kuppeln, Brücken, Decken, Treppen, Gerüsten etc. - Stempel auf Vorsätzen. Stellenweise gering gebräunt bzw. fleckig. Einbände leicht berieben und bestoßen. Insgesamt gut erhalten

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        Unbezeichneter Holzschnitt, in der Platte signiert A. Uhlmann. - Ein Kunstreiter auf einem springenden Pferd, im Vordergrund ein dicklicher Clown auf einem Pony.

      O. O., ca. 1850.. Bildgr.: 47 x 55,5 cm.

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        GOSLAR. Gesamtansicht von einer leichten Anhöhe aus mit Blick über Weizenfelder, im Vordergrund ländliche Staffage.

      - Kol. Stahlstich von Albert Schule nach W. Ripe, um 1850, 41 x 59,5 cm. Herrlich koloriertes, großformatiges Blatt mit reizender Personenstaffage im Vordergrund: zwei Frauen mit Kind, stehender Hirte mit seiner Ziegenherde und kleine Biedermeiergesellschaft. - Im rechten Rand mit wenigen hinterlegten Randeinrissen, sonst tadellos.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        MANUSCRIT ORIGINAL DE TINTURES, TINTORERIA, JESUS MARIA JOSEPH 1850-1875

      - Barcelona. 1850-1875. 22X16. 100p manuscrites+150p en blanc. Holandesa amb puntas. Manuscrit original amb infinitat de receptes per a tenyir i pintar amb varietat de colors, segle XIX. Molt rar, unic. Ref 6.4 Biblioteca WMT. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Buffon en Estampes. Types du règne animal. Planches & illustrations, 2 Bände, Paris o. J. (um 1850)

      Paris, Ledot Ainé, um 1850. Vollständiges Werk in zwei Bänden. Grüner sowie roter Original-Ganzleinenband im Querformat 36 x 26,5 cm. Mit goldgeprägten Rücken- und Deckeltiteln sowie goldgeprägter Deckelillustration (liegender Löwe). Dreiseitiger Goldschnitt. Farbige Vorsätze. Beide Bände mit zusammen 48 großformatigen gestochenen Tafeln, die zumeist jeweils zwei Tierdarstellungen enthalten, und jeweils zugehörigen Textseiten. Édouard Traviès (1809 - 1870) kann als einer der brillantesten Tierzeichner und -illustratoren des 19. Jahrhunderts gelten. Seine Arbeiten (häufig Vögel und Insekten, aber auch andere Tiere), die er zwischen 1831 und 1866 regelmäßig im Pariser Salon ausstellte, zeigen eine bis dahin kaum erreichte Präzision und Ausdruckskraft, die auch heute noch begeistert. Original-Zeichnungen und -Aquarelle des Künstlers sind im internationalen Auktionshandel begehrt. Druckwerke bzw. Sammelwerke Traviès` - wie das hier vorliegende - sind im Original heute kaum noch erhältlich. Beide Bände in gutem Zustand: Bei Band 1 Kapitale etwas ausgefranst, oben mit leichten Anrissen, sonst sehr sauber erhalten. Bei Band 2 wurde der Rücken unter Verwendung des Original-Rückenschildes fachmännisch erneuert. Diese Arbeit ist sehr gut ausgeführt und fällt kaum ins Auge. Vorderdeckel etwas berieben und geringfügig fleckig sowie mit erkennbarem Abdruck eines runden Gegenstandes. Die Tafeln partiell geringfügig fleckig, sonst gut erhalten und ohne Läsionen. Schönes Exemplar dieses brillant gestaltetes Werkes der Tier-Illustration. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben) und auf Anfrage. Beautiful copy of this brilliantly crafted work of Animals Illustration. More photos on the website of the antiquarian bookstore (please quote the article number on the supply side in the search box) and on request. Beau copie de ce travail brillamment conçu des animaux Illustration. Plus de photos sur le site web du librairie antiquaire (s`il vous plaît mentionner le numéro de l`article sur le côté de l`offre dans la zone de recherche) et sur demande. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Tiere Vögel Insekten Tierdarstellungen Tierleben Buffon Stahlstich Kupferstich

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        Heures Nouvelles

      Published by L. Curmer, Paris 1850 - , pages unnumbered, 8 pages of preliminaries printed in colour on one side only, followed by 153 pages with colour illuminations on both sides, text in French, each page beautifully illuminated with gold, bound by Hayday. The main text is in 4 sections; Priéres Quotidiennes, La Sainte Messe, Les Vépres, Priéres Diverses First Edition , spine repaired, with original spine laid on new, internally pages nice and clean, overall in very good condition , bound in green velvet, brass clasp and corner pieces (front and rear), silk endpapers, gilt gauffered page edges , 11 x 16 cms Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Neuester Zeitungs-Atlas für Alte & Neue Erdkunde

      Bibliographisches Institut um 1850 125 S., 123 Karten in Stahlstich mit einem Verzeichnis, Inhalt: Himmeldkarte. 9 Karten alte Geographie. 96 Karten neue Geographie. 17 Karten physikalische Geographie; am Buchende noch eine Karte \"\"Das Zoll-Vereins-Gebiet und eine farbige montierte Karte von Kurhessen von 1863, Halbledereinband, Querformat 32 x 26 cm Einband deutlich bestoßen, Buchrücken angeplatzt, Seiten fleckig Versand D: 7,00 EUR

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        Stilleben "Antiope", signiert Hugo Charlemont. Öl, Bleistift auf Holz. Bildgröße: 31,5 x 24,5 cm. Gerahmt: 55 x 48 cm. Auf der Rückseite ein handschriftlicher, aufgeklebter Zettel: Hugo Charlemont. Wien Valeriestr. 59. II b. XII Stilleben "Antiope". Das Bild war als Nr. 173 in der 2278. Kunstauktion im Palais Dorotheum in Wien für einen Schätzwert von 2.500 - 3.000 Euro aufgerufen.

      - In tadellosem Zustand. Bei Bestellungen gegen offene Rechnung bitte Telefonnummer angeben. Danke! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1200 Hugo Charlemont, österreichischer Maler (* 18. März 1850 in Jamnitz, Mähren; † 18. April 1939 in Wien) entstammte einer Künstlerfamilie. Er war der Sohn des Miniaturmalers Matthias Adolf Charlemont und der Bruder der Maler Eduard Charlemont (1848–1906) und Theodor Charlemont (1859–1938). Auch Hugos Tochter Lilly Charlemont war Künstlerin. Er studierte ab 1873 an der Akademie der bildenden Künste und war Schüler von Eduard von Lichtenfels. Bei Arthur William Unger erlernte er Drucktechnik und die Kunst der Radierung. Später bildete er sich bei seinem Bruder Eduard und bei Hans Makart künstlerisch weiter. Charlemont machte einige Studienreisen in die Niederlande und hielt sich mehrere Jahre in Venedig auf. Hugo Charlemont ist das Vorbild des Malers van Helmond in Robert Musils Roman Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften. Alice Charlemont, die ältere Tochter Hugo Charlemonts, kehrt im Roman als Clarisse wieder. Bei seinen Zeitgenossen galt Hugo Charlemont als vielseitiges Talent. Er widmete sich den verschiedensten Bildthemen, wie der Landschafts-, Stillleben-, Tier-, Genre- oder Porträtmalerei. Neben Ölbildern schuf er auch zahlreiche Aquarelle und Gouachen. Am bemerkenswertesten erscheinen seine Landschaften, die in einem impressionistischen Stil gehalten sind. Von den Neuerungen der Modernen Kunst ließ sich Charlemont allerdings nicht beeindrucken; er blieb auch im 20. Jahrhundert seinem Stil treu. (Quelle: Wikipedia, 11. 6. 2012) Vgl. Thieme-Becker, ect.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Roland Moser]
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        Souvenirs de Madame de Caylus.

      Paris: J. Techener 1850 - Full morocco, 8 inches tall. A splendid full morocoo binding by Bedford, one of London's finest binders of the period, with gilt raised bands, very fine floral gilt tooling to the panels. dentelles and top edge. With the armorial bookplate of Ernest William Greg. Marthe-Marguerite Le Valois de Villette de Mursay, marquise de Caylus (1673–1729), French noblewoman and writer wrote celebrated and lively memoirs of the court of Louis XIV which were edited by Voltaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Personal History of David Copperfield

      London: Bradbury & Evans., 1850. Octavo (211 x 127 mm). Late 19th-century green half morocco by Waters of Newcastle (with his gilt stamp on the turn-in), richly gilt spine, marbled sides, top edges gilt, prettily gilt turn-ins. Etched pictorial title page, frontispiece and 38 etched plates after "Phiz" (Hablot Knight Browne). Customary browning to the plates, bound without the half-title but with the errata leaf. A very attractive copy. First edition. David Copperfield was Dickens's own personal favourite among his books; its critical reception was universally favourable and it was generally considered to be his masterpiece. Peter Ackroyd comments on the book's tone of "plangent lyricism" (Dickens, 1990, p. 606).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        GOLD SCALE In ORIGINAL MANUFACTURER'S WOODEN CASE, Circa 1850. E. Fabreguettes Fils & Morra. William Street, 73. New York

      E. Fabreguettes Fils & Morra (n. d.), New York - Suspension gold scale made of brass, with troy and grain weights. Troy weights nested, ranging from 1/16 to 4 oz; grain weights include 2, 6, and 10. Case: 1-11/16" x 6-11/16" x 3-1/8". Scale, when hanging: ~8-1/4" x 7-1/8", brass balances 2-1/2" in diameter. In 1850, the New York firm of E. Fabreguettes, Fils & Morra, importers of French fancy goods, attempted to capitalize on the California Gold Rush by adding gold scales to their wares. Notices in several of the city's papers in late October and early November of that year, including the Monday, November 4th edition of The Evening Post, advertised the following: "GOLD SCALES. || The subscribers offer for sale the best and most approved pattern of French Standard Gold Scales, adjusted exactly to the United States Mint Standard, of every size and weight. || These scales are so made that they take but very little compass when packed, and are much more neatly and conveniently finished, than either the English, German, or American article. As we have all that are made of this pattern, parties having orders for shipment to California, are solicited to examine them before purchasing elsewhere. Also for sale, a variety of French fancy goods, accordeons [sic], &c. || E. Fabreguettes, Fils & Morra, 73 William Street, (up stairs.)."E. Fabreguettes, Fils & Morra was located at 61 Maiden Lane until at least 1847, moving to their William Street address in 1848 or 1849. No later advertisements for these scales appear to have been issued in New York newspapers, leading us to conjecture that the firm's venture into the gold mining market was perhaps not particularly successful. It is, of course, impossible to say with any certainty if this particular scale was originally used during the Gold Rush, though this one here offered was purchased in California, giving rise to possibility it may very well have been. In either case, a nice artifact from the California Gold Rush era. Light general wear to case and weights, brass balances a bit tarnished. Only contains the three grain weights, so perhaps others missing? VG overall. Wooden case with a hinged lid and hook clasps, seller's label to inside of lid. Interior has carved compartments for the brass scale and weights, including a small compartment for grain weights with a hinged lid

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        The Personal History of David Copperfield

      Bradbury & Evans, 1850 A very good first edition with most first issue points. Rebound. Some water damage to first few pages before main title page. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        Bewegliche Himmels-Karte mit Horizont nebst Erklärung ihrer Construction. 2. durchaus verbesserte und mit einem Sternatlas vermehrte Auflage.

      (Schaffhausen Brodtmann Ca ) 1850 - (59 x 59 cm). Achteckiger Karton mit 2 runden lithographierten Sternkarten, davon eine mit Drehmechanismus. Seltene, erstmals 1847 erschienene Planisphäre mit ausgestanzten und im Gegenlicht leuchtenden Sternen. - Der in Speyer geborene und später nach Solothurn gezogene Naturwissenschaftler Möllinger (1814-1886) verfasste mehrere Werke zur Astronomie und betätigte sich dort auch als Erfinder und Unternehmer. - Leicht angestaubt. Kanten etwas bestoßen, sonst gut erhalten. Ohne das separate Textheft. - Poggendorff II, 167 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        INSTRUCTIVE ARCHITECTURAL ENTERTAINMENTS.

      The paper label to the box is in English, but the eight cards are numbered in German, suggesting that the toy originated from there, circa 1850 at a guess, but maybe earlier. Wooden box with a sliding lid bearing a paper label of instructions; the box containing fifteen variously shaped wooden blocks, reminiscent of a Tangram puzzle; loosely laid in are eight coloured cards bearing examples of architectural models that can be constructed. Box a little worn; label dust-soiled; else a very good example of a rare educational toy.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        Der Nördliche Gestirnte Himmel Dargestellt von Dr. Frdn. Reuter. - Lith. Anstalt von C.Hellfarth in Gotha - Gotha Justus Perthes':.

      - Altkolorierte und goldgehöhte Lithographie v. C. Hellfarth in Gotha n. Ferdinand Reuter b. Justus Perthes in Gotha, 1850, 95 x 99 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. E - J, S. 307. - Dekorative Karte des nördlichen Nachthimmels. - Unten rechts und links Auflistung von 74 Sternbildern. - Die Karte auf blauem Leinen in 4 Segmenten faltbar. - Nur ein Exemplar in der Library of Congress bekannt. - Sehr selten! Celestial Cartography / Fine Printing. Ferdinand Reuter published by Justus perthes, C. Hellfarth (lithographer), Gotha, 1850. - Der Noerdliche Gestirnte Himmel Dargestellt von Dr. Frdn. Reuter. 38 1/2 x 36 inches. Four chromo-lithographed sheets mounted on blue silk; slight chipping else excellent. Rare; separately published. - A very striking piece of cartographic printing on which the northern constellations, in their traditional, figurative symbols, are outlined in red against a deep indigo sky. - Stars are shown at five different magnitudes as indicated by the legend below the chart; stars of the greatest magnitude, in gold, have been affixed to the chart, while the others are printed. - Only one copy known in the Library of Congress. - Very beautiful and rare map from the nothern night sky! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Handschriftlicher Notenband ) "Sammlung verschiedener Musiekalien für Piano Forte" (Einbandtitel).

      - (geschrieben wohl meist in Carlsruhe, Schlesien, ohne Jahresangabe, um 1850). - - 136 S. im Querformat mit Noten und Texten, zuzüglich lose beiliegender vierseitiger Doppelbogen mit Noten und Text. Umfangreiche Klaviernoten- mit Liedertext-Niederschriften der Herzogin von Württemberg, geborene Prinzessin von Hohenlohe-Langenburg.(seit 1827 Ehefrau des Herzogs Eugen von Württemberg). Enthält einige nicht betitelte Seiten mit Notenstücken in italienischer Sprache, ferner zahlreiche Stücke z.B.: Nocturno de (Felice) Blangini / Dormez donc mes chers amours von Amedee Beauplan / Romance aus Zemire und Azor von Andre Gretry / Wiegenlied und Lied aus Präciosa von Karl Maria von Weber / Ellens Gesang von Franz Schubert und viele andere Klavierstücke, meist mit Liedtexten. Der beiliegende Notenbogen mit dem Stück "Suleika" von Mendelssohn Bartholdy. - Einband stärker berieben und bestossen, Der Buchblock mit kräftigem Büttenpapier, Aufzeichnungen in schwarzer Tinte, teils dünne Bleistiftmarginalien, teils gering braunfleckig, insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar. - Vorsatzblatt mit Namenszug: Helene Hohenlohe. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 - Quer, ca. 36 x 24 cm., Pappband der Zeit mit marmoriertem Bezugspapier und handschriftlichem Einbandtiel, beiliegender Notenbogen im Hochformat ca. 23 x 37 cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        OSCHATZ. "Kirche und Rathhaus in Oschatz". Ansicht mit den umliegenden Häusern, Personenstaffage und Kutsche auf dem Platz.

      - Lithographie, gedruckt bei Hanfstaengl in Dresden, um 1850, 28 x 35 cm (sehr breitrandig).

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Traité des prairies naturelles et artificielles, ou Flore fourragère, contenant la culture, la description et l'histoire de tous les végétaux propres à fournir des fourrages

      ( - VIII, 299, (3)pp., et 48 Paris, Bouchard-Huzard, (s.d.) [circa 1850], in-8, VIII, 299, (3)pp, et 48 planches en couleurs, pleine percaline rouge de l'époque, dos à 5 nerfs orné or (plats frottés), Unique et peu courante édition de cette flore des plantes utilisées pour la constitution, en agriculture, de l'alimentation des animaux. P. Boitard, brillant botaniste du milieu du XIXe siècle, engagé dans les études servant à l'amélioration des techniques agricoles, en publiant ce "Traité des prairies" souhaite s'attaquer à la difficile classificaton des gramninées qu'on trouve abondamment dans les prairies naturelles ; cela afin de permettre, d'une part, de faire avancer la botanique dans l'étude des graminées, et d'autre part, d'offrir aux cultivateurs le savoir nécessaire à l'exploitation et à la culture des plantes qui poussent en milieu naturel. Puisque cet "ouvrage parle à la fois aux yeux et à l'esprit", 48 lithographies en couleurs, réalisées d'après les dessins de l'auteur, figurent les nombreuses espèces de plantes fourragères. Bon exemplaire à l'intérieur frais [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gesamtans., "Panorama von Hamburg vom Thurme der Stadt-Wasserkunst aus gesehen auf Rothenburgsort".

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte ( Druck Ch. Fuchs ) b. L.F. Bargstedt, um 1850, 29,7 x 52 Seltenes Blatt. - Blick vom 73 Meter hohen Turm der Stadt-Wasserkunst in Rothenburgsort nach Hamburg. ( Panorama von Veddel über Altona, St. Pauli, Grasbrock, Bille bis zur Vorstadt St. Georg ). Links die Elbe im naturbelassenen Zustand, rechts eine Straße nach Hamburg ( Billhorner Röhrendamm ?). Mittig im Hintergrund die St. Petrikirche ( der Turm ist noch nicht wieder hergestellt ).

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        Seaside and the Fireside, The

      1850. first edition. A Fine Arts and Crafts Binding by Sangorski & SutcliffeSANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE, binders. LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth. The Seaside and the Fireside. Boston: Ticknor, Reed and Fields, 1850. First edition. Octavo (7 1/16 x 4 1/2 inches; 179 x 114 mm.). iv, [ii], 141, [1, blank], [4, adverts, dated Dec. 1849] pp. Bound ca. 1920 by Sangorski & Sutcliffe (stamp-signed on rear turn-in). Full dark blue crushed levant morocco, covers with an Arts and Crafts-style frame of tulips and trefoils, a quatrefoil of stippled gilt hearts with a central dot of inlaid red morocco at each corner. Spine with five raised bands decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt ruled board edges, elaborate gilt ruled turn-ins, gray paper liners and end-leaves, top edge gilt. A spectacular example housed in the original fleece-lined blue cloth clamshell case.Sangorski & Sutcliffe, one of the leading bookbinders in London, was established in 1901 by Francis Sangorski (1875-1912) and George Sutcliffe (1878-1943). It is considered to be one of the most important bookbinding companies of the 20th century, famous for its luxurious jeweled bindings that used real gold and precious stones in their book covers.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline. He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy, and was one of the five Fireside Poets. The Seaside and the Fireside is a collection of Poems with The Building of the Ship as the leading piece. The form of this poem was clearly suggested by Friedrich Schiller's Song of the Bell which has more than once served poets as a model.BAL, 12099.

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        RARE Complete Set of Bound Harper's Monthly Magazines 1850 to 1940 Unique

      Harpers Monthly, 1850. leather. Good. 6.5"" X 10.5"". 90 years 1850 to 1940 Complete Run! -Very Rare Set- 181 Bound Volumes of Harper's Monthly Magazine. ` 1086 Monthly Issues ` over 180,000 Pages Complete Run of the original earliest issues. Includes thousands of first printings stories, poetry illustrations etc. Harper's Monthly was the #1 to #2 magazine for nearly a century and published what the buying public was interested in. Here we can view what America's interests and tastes were during their time. See the Photo Gallery with over 300 photos The history and importance of Harper's Magazine Narrative Here. For more information on each individual issue see the nearly 900 issues for sale and their contents Here.

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        The Geology and Fossils of the Tertiary and Cretaceous Formations of Sussex: 1st ed;

      London, Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1850.. Hardcover. Fine. HARDBACK blind-embossed green cloth rebacked with original spine relaid gilt lettering on spine frontispiece pages xvi 422 [i] - corrigenda plates xl several figures in the text 246mm x 310mm (9.75 x 12.5") some pencilled academic annotations corners slightly rubbed spine faded title-page has vertical crease reinforced with clear tape offsetting of frontispiece light spotting to text spotting to plates in varying degrees otherwise a fine copy. Scarce. 2.6Kg. This is a heavy item and will incur additional postage." 0

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