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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Karel Marel]
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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]

      [Bookseller: BOTTEGHINA D'ARTE GALLERIA KÚPROS]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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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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        EL CAPITAN DEL PUERTO DE LA HABANA PREVIENE A LOS CAPITANES Y PATRONES QUE FONDEEN O ESTEN FONDEADOS EN ESTE PUERTO, LO SIGUIENTE. [caption title].

      [Havana. 1850s?] - 4pp., on a bifolium, 15 3/4 x 10 1/2 inches. Printed in three coloumns. Previously folded, with some short separations along fold lines. Somewhat tanned, with some dust soiling in upper portion of first leaf recto. Good plus. Bifolium printing of twenty-four directives intended to govern the operation of vessels in the port of Havana. They include provisions for the arrival and departure of ships, their docking and mooring, the storage of gunpowder while in port, fire prevention, and penalties for carrying firearms or other deadly weapons ashore. The document is printed in three columns, which provide versions of the regulations in Spanish, English, and French. Daniel Warren, mentioned here as the port officer in charge of preventing desertions and illegal transfers of men from ship to ship, is also named as Havana shipping master in an 1858 letter from the American Consul Thomas Savage to the Governor of Havana, included in a contemporary United States Senate report on foreign trade. "As early as 1828, Irish migrant Daniel Warren established 'a deposit for foreign sailors and artisans' in Havana, providing an initial place for them to stay while looking for work."- Curry-Machado, CUBAN SUGAR INDUSTRY, p. 74. A very rare piece of Cuban maritime ephemera, with OCLC noting only one copy at the Harvard Law Library. OCLC 81408661.

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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'.

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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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        COLOUMBASUSHI KI: DIARY OF [CHRISTOPHER] COLUMBUS

      1850 - Item 9249 COLOUMBASUSHI KI: DIARY OF [CHRISTOPHER] COLUMBUS. HIROOKA, Haruki, Size with case 22.5x17.5x1.1. cms, 17 pages, two figures, weight: 65 grams, fine bookcase, book somewhat wrinkled but otherwise in fine condition, probably printed in early XIX century. Description: Typical Japanese style blue cloth case with ivory clasps. The text is the Japanese translation of an unknown work about Christopher Columbus, with two illustrations, printed in woodblock on hand made Japanese paper, [8] biography sheets folded twice [16] relating the life discoverer of America. The two figures show Columbus receiving gifts from american "Indians" . The second shows Columbus landing on a beach, wearing full regalia,with hat and sword, a flag carrier is in the background, as well as a small boat manned by Spaniards, as Columbus greets some "Indians" carrying long spears and wearing feathers on their heads. They seem dumbfound by the tallness of Columbus. Furthermore two shy “Indian” women are seating behind This is an extremely rare Japanese book since knowledge of the West, and naturally of Columbus, was practically non-existent in Japan: For 300 years Their only contact with the outside world was through Portuguese and Dutch merchants, their cartography was also far behind, in spite of the globe of the earth that the Dutch had in Nagasaki in 1600. This work was absolutely 'News' for the Japanese, who were introduced to Western culture and ideas only in the XIX century Further images may be sent on request on internet Satisfaction guaranteed. Inventory N° 9249. Free shipping charges to USA or within Colombia. Our price USD 34,950.88 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Harper's Monthly Magazine 1850-1976 Complete!

      Harper's 1850 - Here is a complete set of Harper's Monthly From Issue #1 1850 through 1976. These are ex-libris and are almost exlusively in very good condition. That's right, EVERY SINGLE ISSUE of Harper's Monthly is here up until 1976. That is over 250 volumes!! Buyer to pay shipping costs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        The City of the Jugglers; or, Free-Trade in Souls. A Romance of the "Golden" Age. With four highly finished etchings, by F.H.T. Bellew.

      H.J. Gibbs 1850 - FIRST EDITION, plates as per title-page, uniformly slightly browned, plates offset, frontispiece slightly foxed, bound without the advertisements, inscription at top of title-page cropped, pp. xii, 250, 8vo, contemporary half black calf, worn at extremities, spine chipped, lacking label, small hole in upper board at fore-edge penetrating into the first 20 pages (no more than a nick by the time it reaches the paper), sound. Rare. 'In his own time, William North (1825?-1854) was widely published (he wrote at least eleven books) and well-known, first in London and Paris, and in the early eighteen-fifties in New York, yet there is no modern biography, and there is no entry for him in such standard works as the Oxford Companion to English Literature, the Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature, or the Dictionary of National Biography. 'North's The City of the Jugglers or, Free Trade in Souls, a satire and fantasia on the stockmarket frenzies of Britain in the late 1840s with a side-trip to the 1848 Revolution in Hungary, is one of the most original novels of the mid-Victorian period, but it is also the most elusive book by one of the nineteenth-century's most elusive authors. Frederick Bellew's frontispiece engraving is apparently the only known portrait of the book's author' (from the University of South Carolina's website: the University has made the text available both as an e-book and POD). It is possible to believe that the cropped inscription are the vestiges of 'With the author's compliments.'

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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.

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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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        WILHELM I., Deutscher Kaiser (1797 - 1888). "Prinz von Preußen mit seinem Gefolge im Jahre 1849". Ganzfigur nach halblinks des späteren Deutschen Kaisers, in Uniform zu Pferde als Kommandierender der Operationsarmee in Baden und in der Pfalz mit seinen Stabsoffizieren nach links reitend, dahinter kämpfende Soldaten. Mit dem Erklärungsblatt, insgesamt zwei Blätter.

      - Lithographie "nach d. Leben gemalt von R. Braun", bei Küstner, Stuttgart, um 1850, 45 x 65 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. IV, S. 549: Reinhold Braun (1821-1884) erhielt "eine Einladung, im Hauptquartier des Prinzen Wilhelm von Preußen an den strategischen Operationen gegen den badischen Aufstand teilzunehmen. Braun . malte ein großes Aquarell mit dem Prinzen und dessen Gefolge (für Prinz Friedrich Karl von Preußen)". - Oben und an den Seiten mit ca. 0,5 cm Rand um die Einfassungslinie, das Erklärungsblatt einheitlich leicht gebräunt.

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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.

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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).

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