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        Eleven Funeral Sermons [John Quincy Adams Interest] [Zachary Taylor Interest]

      Various, Boston 1850 - (History) A finely bound, unique collection of eleven funeral sermons with several dedicated to John Quincy Adams and Zachary Taylor among others. First Edition. Octavo, 8.75 x 6 inches. Fine quarter binding with dark brown leather on spine and corners, marbled boards, black leather spine label with gilt lettering, decorative embossed detailing on spine, four raised hubs. Some toning and foxing to pages. Occasional marking or writing. Spine and boards rubbed and scuffed. Edge wear with some bumping to spine and corners. Very Good condition overall. Contents: - Testimonials of Respect to the Memory of John Quincy Adams by the Legislature of Massachusetts. 28 pages. - A Eulogy on the Life and Character of John Quincy Adams, Delivered at the Request of the Legislature of Massachusetts, in Faneuil Hall, April 15, 1848. By Edward Everett. Boston: Dutton and Wentworth, 1848. 71 pages. - A Discourse Delivered in Quincy, March 11, 1848, at the Interment of John Quincy Adams, Sixth President of the United States. By William P. Lunt. Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1848. 60 pages. - Honor to Whom Honor: A Tribute to the Memory of the Hon. John Quincy Adams, Delivered February 27, 1848. By Daniel Sharp. Boston: William D. Ticknor & Company, 1848. 18 pages. - A Discourse Occasioned by the Death of the Hon. John Quincy Adams, Delivered in the Rowe Street Baptist Church, February 27, 1848. By William Hague. Boston: William D. Ticknor & Company, 1848. 22 pages. - The Truly Great: A Discourse, Appropriate to the Life and Character of John Quincy Adams. By E. H. Chapin. Boston: A. Tompkins, 1848. 16 pages. - A Discourse Occasioned by the Death of John Quincy Adams: Delivered at the Melodeon in Boston, March 5, 1848. By Theodore Parker. Boston: Bela Marsh, 1848. 66 pages. - The Good Man: A Sermon, Preached at the Church in Brattle Square, on the Sunday after the Interment of George Bond, Esq., May 29th, 1842. By S. K. Lothrop. Boston: W. W. Clapp & Son, 1842. 16 pages. - An Address Delivered in Christ Church, at the Funeral of Joseph W. Ingraham, Together with the Proceedings of the Primary School Committee, in Relation to His Death. [By Rev. Mr. Woart.] Boston: J. H. Eastburn, 1848. 24 pages. - A Funeral Oration, Delivered before the City Government and Citizens of Roxbury, on the Occasion of Paying Funeral Honors to Zachary Taylor, Late President of the United States; June 31, 1850. By Rev. Thomas D. Anderson. Roxbury: Norfolk County Journal Press, 1850. 40 pages. - A Tribute of Respect to the Memory of the Rev. Daniel Sharp, D. D. By Baron Stow. Boston: Gould and Lincoln, 1853. 28 pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Yeoman's In The Fork]
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        Die Männer des Volks dargestellt von Freunden des Volks. 8 Bände. Hübsche Halblederbde d. Z. (Kanten gering berieben) mit 2 Rückenschildern und Blindprägung.

      Frankfurt/M., Meidinger, 1847-1850. - Beigebunden: Weidig, Friedrich Ludwig. Gedichte. Zum Besten der Kinder Weidigs. VIII, 84 S. Mannheim, Verlag der Freunde / Hoff, 1847. Äußerst seltene, in Lieferungen erschienene Sammlung von Biographien bedeutender Charaktere „aus der Zeit von Deutschland’s tiefster Schmach und Erniedrigung vor und nach dem westphälischen Frieden, sowie vor der französischen Revolution" und dem neunzehnten Jahrhundert, die „mahnen und begeistern" sollen (S. 3 des ‚Prospectus‘, der beigebunden ist). Dargestellt werden u. a. Arndt, Basedow, Robert Blum, Börne, Claudius, Fichte, Forster, Galilei, Herder, Karl Hofer, Hutten, Itzstein, Jordan, Körner, Lessing, Luther, Pestalozzi, Rousseau, Schiller, Spee und Weidig. Zu den Autoren der Biographien zählen auch Gutzkow, Hoffmann v. Fallersleben, Sauerwein, Schuselka, Wirth und Hecker. – Beigebunden in Band 7: Weidig, Friedrich Ludwig. Gedichte. VIII, 84 S. Mannheim, Verlag der Freund/Commission Heinrich Hoff, 1847. Erste Ausgabe. Einige der Gedichte waren bereits 1838 in den ‚Reliquien Weidig’s‘ veröffentlicht worden. Nach dem Tod der Witwe (1844) sammelten Freunde alle hinterlassenen Gedichte sowie Briefe aus dem Gefängnis und gaben sie „zum Besten der Kinder Weidig’s" heraus. – Titel mit Namensstempel. Gutes frisches Exemplar. – I. Goed. XII 224, 45 (Duller). – II. Borst 2098. Nicht bei Goedeke, Stammhammer, Friedlaender. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Braecklein]
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        The personal history of David Copperfield. With illustrations by H. K. Browne.

      . London, Bradbury & Evans 1850. 8°. XIV, 1 Bl. (Errata 6 Zeilen), 624 S. und 40 Tafeln (inkl. gest. Titelblatt und gest. Frontispiz). Goldschnitt. Rotes Maroquin mit goldgepr. Rückentitel und reicher Rückenvergoldung. Goldgepr. Portrait auf Deckel und goldgepr. Signatur auf hinterem Deckel. Kanten und Innenkantenvergoldung. (Einband signiert: Bound by Bayntun-Riviere Bath England). First edition. Erste Ausgabe in Buchform. Gestochener Titel in erstem Zustand mit Erscheinungsjahr, mit dem Druckfehler - screamed - auf Seite 132, der nur im ersten Druck zu finden ist. Mit faksimilierten Halbtitel. Half title in facsimile (Bayntun). Sehr gutes, sauberes und sehr schönes Exemplar. -CHF 1800.00.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Fatzer]
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      Piferrer Ed. 1850 - Barcelona. 1850. Pasta española. 22X14. XVII+200P+XX. Contiene tabla de medicamentos. Ref 16 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        The Personal History Of David Copperfield

      Bradbury & Evans, London 1850 - octavo; pp; xiv, (xv-xvi), (i), 2-624; with half-title, engraved frontispiece, additional engraved title; frontispiece plus thirty-eight, (a total of 40) engraved plates by H. K. Browne, (Phiz); three quarter brown morocco and light brown boards, marbled end papers, top edge gilt, with a gilt lettered spine; a very good copy, solid, clean and tight. This copy is a first edition and among the earliest of printings. It conforms completely with all the first issue errors as compared to the extensive list in Walter E. Smith's "Charles Dickens In The Original Cloth". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Austin's Antiquarian Books]
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      Leitmeritz: C.W. Medau, 1850.. 84pp. with six engraved scenes on three plates. Original yellow printed paper-covered boards. Minor edge wear, light toning and foxing to text. Near fine. In a brown half morocco clamshell case. A very early account of life in California gold country. "After a brief overview of America, Müller began CALIFORNIA LAND OF GOLD OR STAY AT HOME AND WORK HARD with a business-like look at California history, the gold discovery, mining life, equipment, weather conditions, and routes to California. The second portion is the pitiful story of Friedrich Berwick, a master joiner from Germany, and his unfortunate experiences as a gold seeker..." - Kurutz. The illustrations as well as the text make a strong case for staying at home, including a family encountering a coffin-maker, besieged in bed by rats, stumbling through a jungle, and watching a house burn. A truly rare work, with no copies in OCLC. Not listed in Graff or Wagner-Camp. "An apparently unknown Gold Rush narrative. Not in Cowan, Wheat, Sabin, and no copy in auction records; we have never seen another copy" - Eberstadt. HOWES M876, "aa." KURUTZ 456a. EBERSTADT 131:134.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Original Unsigned Watercolour Titled on Verso:] Cantonment at Amoa or Amoia [Almora] Looking Towards the Himala.

      1850 - Ca. 1850. Watercolour on board, ca. 27x42 cm (10 ½ x 16 ½ in). Recently matted, some minor abrasion on the lower right, but overall a very good watercolour. Almora is "a cantonment town in the Almora district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Almora was founded in 1568. It is considered the cultural heart of the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand., Almora has an average elevation of 1,651 metres (5,417 feet)., The snow capped Himalayas can be seen in the background" (Wikipedia).

      [Bookseller: The Wayfarer's Bookshop, ABAC/ILAB/PBFA]
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        Personal Adventures in Upper and Lower California, in 1848-9, with the Author's Experience at the Mines

      London: William Shoberl, 1850. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Two volumes, 8vo, pp. 4 (ads), [iii], iv-vii, [viii], 347; [ii], 413, with twenty-three plates from drawings by the author. A handsome set in three-quarter leather and marbled boards, with red and black spine labels, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, extensive gilt decoration on the spines. Rubbing to the joints and lower corners, very occasional minor foxing, small bookplate (Anne Ford) on a front blank of Volume II. Near fine. "Ryan, an Englishman with a taste for adventure, enlisted in 1847 in Stevenson's First Regiment of Californian Volunteers [and] reached Monterey in February 1848. When the regiment was disbanded in August 1848, he went to the Stanislaus River for an unsuccessful try at mining, returning to Monterey in the winter of 1849. He gives a gossipy but quite readable account of his travels and life in California, much of it being trivial but all adding up to a picture of the time" (Streeter 2646). Kurutz (548) says the plates in this work "furnish the reader with some of the best contemporary views of mining, cities, pueblos, and daily life in California." Sabin 74532; Graff 3626; Howes R-558; Cowan p 547, noting "his descriptions are among the best of his time.

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        Heiden, Originaltitel:ANSICHT DES DORFES & KURORTES HEIDEN mit der aussicht auf dem Bodensee & Lindau,

      Zürich um 1850,. getönte Strichlithographie, 30.7x45.1cm, engrandig, 2 retouchierte Einrisse im u. Rand, ein rest. Einriss von 2 cm im Himmel, schöner Allgemeinzustand, dekorativ und selten,. colored view of Heiden towards lake of Constance,

      [Bookseller: Graphica-Antiqua Stich-Galerie Osvald]
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        The Scarlet Letter

      Ticknor, Reed and Fields 1850 - First edition with all first issue points, including catalogue dated March 1, 1850. Octavo, publisher's brown cloth decoratively stamped in blind and letter in gilt at the spine (cloth along rear joint cracked nearly through exposing webbing, rear hinge cracking near bottom and tender, additional rubbing, minor soiling,previous owner's faint writing on front free end paper; a good, unsophisticated copy). Housed in custom-made green cloth clamshell case. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      1850 - Madrid. S. I. Rústica. 1850. 30X20. Subsidio de Comercio. 32Pág. Famosa Ley de Bravo Murillo sobre el Comercio Industrial. Principios de la Historia del Ministerio de Hacienda en España . Muy raro ejemplar. Ref C-1. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Message from the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress, at the Commencement of the Second Session of the Thirty-First Congress. December 2, 1850. PARTS I &II

      Washington: Printed for the Senate, 1850. PART I: Folding map at p. 304. PART II: Map, 6 folding charts, 36 lithographs (3 folding) by Ackerman Litho. 879 Broadway, NY. Pp. 441, [2]; 488. 1 vols. 8vo. Recent quarter black morocco and marbled boards. paper repair at pp. 7-8 of Part I, occasional toning of text block, else fine. Mintz, The Trail, 112: "The whole report revolves around the trip over the trail and Cross gives the reader one of the best descriptions of it." Wagner-Camp-Becker, 181:3: "Major Cross's report presents a detailed description on the emigrant trail to Oregon with thirty-six lithographedviews of scenes along the route from Fort Laramie to The Dalles. The troops moved to the new military posts on the Pacific Coast."

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        View of Sheffield from Salters Lane, Brincliffe Edge. Painted by J.McIntyre

      Worksop: Robert White. Ackermann & Co. 96 The Strand. c1850., 1850A fine coloured lithograph drawn on stone by Baldock after the oil painting by McIntyre now in the Sheffield Galleries.Often referred to as the "Saltbox View" the spelling being the original for Psalter Lane

      [Bookseller: John L Capes [Books Maps & Prints]]
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        Constantinople and the Scenery of the seven churches of Asia Minor ? with an historical account of Constantinople

      London: Fisher, Son & Co, 1850. With frontispieces, title page vignettes, maps, and 92 plates engraved after drawings by Thomas Allom. [iv], ii, 84; [iv], 94 pp. 2 vols. 4to. Half black contemporary calf and marbled boards. Some minor foxing to plates (heavy at engraved titles), one plate loose in vol. II.

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        St. Othmar von der Insel Werd. Bleistiftzeichnung.

      um 1850 - 70 x 48 cm auf Japanpapier aufgezogen, Knickspuren und Risse fachmännisch repariert Othmar, eigentlicher Gründer und erster Abt des Klosters St. Gallen, wahrscheinlich in der dortigen Gegend um 689 geboren, + 16.11. 759 auf der Insel Werd im unteren Bodensee. 864 vom Konstanzer Bischof Salomon I. kanonisiert. - Von alemannischer Herkunft wurde O. in Chur zum Priester ausgebildet und übernahm wahrscheinlich dort die Betreuung einer Florinskirche. Aufgrund seines hervorragenden Rufes wurde er von den von den Franken eingesetzten alemannischen Tribun Waltram für den Neuaufbau der vom Verfall bedrohten Eremitenzellen gerufen, die der irische Mönch Gallus 612 errichtet hatte. O. löste das Eremitentum durch ein geregeltes Zönobitentum ab und führte entsprechende Klosterregeln ein. Auf der Insel Werd existiert noch heute ein Franziskanerkloster. 600 gr.

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        The Gardeners' Magazine of Botany, Horticulture, Floriculture, and Natural Science - January to June 1850 (Volume 1)

      William S. Orr and Co., London 1850 - 32 tissue-guarded hand-coloured plates. Dark green half-calf over marbled boards, marbled page-edges & endpapers, 4 raised bands w/ gilt decoration and brown title-plate to spine. Moderate shelf-wear with a few bumps, some foxing to prelims and endpapers, otherwise contents generally clean. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Armchair Books]
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      DE PERRODIL V. / PARENT-DESBARRES 1850 - R320067004: HISTOIRE DE FRANCE : 480 + (512 pages + 1 carte depliante en couleur) + 380 + 480 + 556 + 377 + 503 (épidermure sur le cuir au dos) + 470 + 523 + 543 + 430 + 523 + 519 + 528 + 528 + 700 + LA REVOLUTION FRANCAISE : (X + 516) + (LVIII + 447 +480 + ( XXXIV +603) + ( XXXIII + 475 ) + ( LVIII 6+ 479) + ( XXVIII + 654 ) + RESTAURATION : ( VII + 499 ) + ( VIII + 531 ) + ( III + 492 ) + 472 + 474 + 562 pages - 1 etiquette de la bibliotheque de l'Institut catholique de Toulouse collée en 1er contre-plat de chacun des volumes -Auteur, titre, tomaison, filets et ornements dorés aux dos - 1 etiquette collée en coiffe en pied pour chaque tome - Dos en cuir vert sapin - Plats jaspés. 8 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 944-Histoire de France varia [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Grammatica Linguae Thai.

      Bangkok, Ex typographia collegii Assumptionis, 1850.. 241 Seiten, 1 Blatt, Halblederband der Zeit, 27 x 21 cm,. Einband leicht berieben, innen etwas gebräunt, Titel unten mit kleinen reparierten Randeinrissen, das letzte Blatt mit Abklatsch einer alten Handschrift, gutes Exempar. Erste Ausgabe der ersten in Thailand gedruckten Grammatik der thailändischen Sprache. Jean Baptiste Pallegoix (1805 bis 1862 (Bangkok)) war von 1841 als Apostolischer Vikar in Ost-Thailand tätig. Neben seinen administrativen Aufgaben widmete er sich intensiv der thailändischen Kultur und Sprache. Neben der vorliegenden Grammatik gab er ein umfangreiches "Dictionarium Linguae Thai" (Paris 1854) heraus. Sehr früher Druck aus Thailand, die erste Druckpresse wurde 1837 von Dan Beach Bradley in Betrieb genommen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat H. Carlsen]
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        The House Decorator and Painter's Guide; Containing a Series of Designs for Decorating Apartments, Suited to the Various Styles of Architecture.

      Thomas Kelly, London 1850 - Complete with 120 pages and 61 plates of which 25 (including the frontispiece) are hand-colored. Sound binding with intact hinges. Clean pages. Quarter-leather with original marbled boards; spine label replaced. Minor wear to cover. Discussed in J.R. Abbey's Life in England (page 3). Noted in pencil inside the front cover: "This compendium of tasteful adaptations from Greek, Roman, Arabesque, Pompeian, Gothic, Cinque Cento, Francois Premier, and Elizabethan styles was published to counter the misuse of them which was being made at that time." The Arrowsmiths were decorators to Queen Victoria. Very highly sought title amongst collectors and designers. A very attractive classic design reference. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Read'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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        History of the Rise and Progress of the Bengal Army. Volume I only

      Calcutta W. Thacker & Co 1850. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed and lightly marked. Rebacked using original backstrip. Some scattered foxing to 5 plans + 1 map. Contents tight and overall G+ First Edition Red hardback cloth cover with gilt motif 230mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). 629pp;lxxxvi + 5 plans + 1 map. 6 fold out maps.

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

      Washington: John T. Towers, 1850. 1st. Hardcover. Presentation copy, on the front endpaper: "Hon. S. Cameron, with compliments of J. Ross Browne" in neat ink. 8vo. 479, [1], xlvi, [2] pp. Appendix (xlvi). Original brown blindstamped cloth; gilt lettering to spine. A very good copy (wear to extremities with corners starting & small loss to spine ends; cloth along rear joint split but joint is strong; cloth along front joint partially split). "This work preserves in detail the workings of California's 1849 constitutional convention in Monterey and consequently may be regarded as the most important printed document pertaining to government in the Golden State." - Gary Kurutz, Sloan Z80:11. Covers debates and decisions over such key questions as the property rights of women, slavery, suffrage, elected judiciary, inclusion of Mexican laws, and the eastern boundary. Also includes a list of delegates, a digest of Spanish laws, and the state constitution. (Cowan II pg. 79; Howell 50, California 26; Rocq 5633; Sabin 8661; Zamorano Eighty #11).

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        Proof engravings to Oeuvres de Béranger, Ma Biographie

      [Paris: Perrotin, 1850. 77 steel-engraved proofs before letters on INDIA PAPER, mounted to thick paper, after Charlet, De Lemud, Johannot, Daubigny, Pauquet, Jacques, Lange, Pinguilly, De Rudder and Raffet. Folio. Slightly later half red morocco and marbled boards, by V[ictor] Champs, t.e.g. Foxing to mounts throughout, rarely affecting the images.

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        Autograph letter signed ("PBonnard").

      N. p. o. d. - 8vo. 1 p. To Paul Gallimard (1850-1929) asking to loan him "deux Lautrec à droite et à gauche de la fenetre de votre cabinet de travail". He notes that one has broken glass, and that he will have his own framer replace it. Bonnard thanks Gallimard on behalf of himself and "Les Independants". - Center fold, perforations torn somewhat hastily when the note was opened, with two short tears on the left edge, the right edge torn with loss of one or two letters, and perhaps a short word, slight toning at head, with holograph address on verso.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        "Ansicht von Kiel". Blick aus einem Waldstück über die Förde auf die Stadt, im Mittelgrund Eisenbahn. Gesamtansicht.

      . Lithographie mit Tonplatte bei A. Felgner, Berlin, um 1850, 25,5 x 37,5 cm.. Vgl. Klose-Martius 197. - Schöne, breitrandige Ansicht.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Das Grossherzogthum Baden in malerischen Original-Ansichten in Stahl gestochen von Joh. Poppel und andern. Begleitet von einem historisch topographischen Text.,

      Darmstadt, Lange, 1850 - 24 x 16 cm. LXXVI, 456 Seiten mit 153 (statt 154) Stahlstichtafeln (eine Tafel mit Einriß). *Das umfangreichste Ansichtenwerk von Baden. - Text und Tafeln recht sauber, Tafelrückseiten gelegentlich leicht gebräunt. Insgesamt gut erhalten in zeitgenössischem Einband. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 Halblederband der Zeit mit Rückenschild (Frontgelenk am Rücken sauber geklebt, Rücken etwas berieben).

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        Six Months in the Gold Mines: From a Journal of Three Years' Residence in Upper and Lower California in 1847-8-9

      Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1850. 1st. Original cloth. First Edition. Small 8vo. x-xxiv, 3-172 pp + 38 pp advertisements. Original brown blindstamped cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Light wear to extremities with small loss of cloth to spine ends; light spotting to front board else a near fine copy. Buffum (1820-1867) went to California in 1846 as a soldier in a New York regiment during the Mexican War. There, Buffum and his regiment helped wrest California from Mexico. "His book is one of the earliest authentic personal accounts of the California diggings."- Wheat 28. Bancroft calls this book "one of the most important contributions to the history of California." (Cowan pg. 83; Howes B936; Kurutz 97a; Sabin 9067).

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        Les Galeries de Munich, collection de gravures sur acier représentant les plus belles toiles de cette galerie, avec un texte explicatif.

      Institut des Beaux-Arts de A.H. Payne, Leipsic et Dresde - in-4°, 336 pages, nombreuses gravures sur acier, apparemment bien complet, quelques rousseurs éparses, reliure demi-chagrin noir, dos richement orné, titre doré, bel exemplaire très bien relié, vers 1850 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Philippe Moraux]
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        "Friedrichshafen". Blick von einer Anhöhe auf die Stadt, dahinter der Bodensee, im Vordergrund Bauern bei der Kartoffelernte.

      . Altkolorierte Lithographie auf China von Eberhard Emminger, um 1850, 39 x 59,5 cm.. Schefold 1949; Henning/Maier S. 147, Abb. Nr. 26. - Sehr hübsch staffagierte, seltene Ansicht. - Mit schmalem Rand um die äußere Einfassungslinie. In sehr feinem Altkolorit.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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      . Stahlstich b. Carl Adler in Hamburg, um 1850, 25,5 cm (Durchmesser). Stula S. 143. - Souvenirvedute in Rosenform mit 19 Ansichten. - Der original Umschlag mit lithographierter Gesamtansicht von Montevideo. - Das Deckblatt als Blumenbukett. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Anleitung zum Militär-Schnellbrückenbau und zu anwendbaren Turn-Uebungen im Kriege.

      München, Wolf, 1850.. (57 x 37 cm). 12 S. Mit 7 doppelblattgroßen lithographierten Tafeln von C. F. Gruber, davon 4 beikoloriert. Halblederband der Zeit.. Sehr seltenes und ungewöhnliches Werk in einem Exemplar aus der Bibliothek des Herzogs von Bayern. - Der Verfasser (1803-1875), Turnlehrer des Kadettenkorps, Fechtmeister und Erfinder in München, beschreibt hier einen Brücken-Schnellbau in Verbindung mit militärisch anwendbaren turnerischen Übungen. Er will damit Turnübungen nicht für Schauzwecke lehren, sondern für die Anwendung im Krieg. - Die Tafeln zeigen Auf- und Grundrisse von Brücken sowie deren Details und die Soldaten bei deren Bau. - Vereinzelt minimal stockfleckig. Vorsätze leicht angestaubt. Insgesamt sehr gut erhalten. - Beigebunden: ein kleines Blatt: "Bemerkungen zur Beilage der Brücke Nr. 6" mit beikolorierten Abbildungen

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        Autograph Letter, signed ("H. Clay"), to Mr. and Mrs. [Richard] Bayard on the death of their son Charles

      Washington, D.C., 1850. 2 pp. pen and ink on one sheet. 1 vols. 4to. Light creases from prior folds, near fine. In double-sided frame. Kentucky Senator Henry Clay (1777-1852) writes to former Delaware Senator and state Supreme Court Chief Justice Richard H. Bayard (1796-1868) and his wife Mary on the tragic death of their son Charles in the Bay of Naples. Charles, only 21 years old at his death, was struck and killed by debris from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius on February 9, 1850, while serving as a Midshipman in the US Navy. He was buried in the English Cemetary at Naples. Clay writes from a position of weary acquaintance of the tragedy of losing a child, having outlived seven of his eleven children. The letter reads, in part: "I received today a letter from Mr. Bayard and one also from Mrs. Jackson communicating the melancholy event which has happened in Naples ? I can fully appreciate your feelings and your distress, alas!".

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        Autograph Letter, signed ("P. T. Barnum"), to "Messrs Beach Brothers"

      American Museum, New York, august 21, 1850 - Reading in part: "Permit me to introduce the bearer Mr. O.B. Loomis an American-Habanese who is about producing a most interesting panorama of all Cuba - including Canderas at the hour of Genl Lopez landing &c &c -" Osbert Burr Loomis (b. 1813), born in Connecticut, resided in Cuba from 1843 to 1846 sketching the scenes that would comprise his Moving Panorama of Cuba. The panorama was some fifty thousand feet of canvas depicting Cuban towns and scenery and historical events. Loomis exhibited the panorama in New York City, New Orleans and the American West= (cf. Palmquist, Pioneer Photographers from the Mississippi to the Continental Divide, p. 405). General Narciso Lopez, a Venezuealan, landed in Cardenas in 1850 on a filbustering adventure and held the town for only a few hours 8vo. 1 p. pen and ink. Creased from prior folding

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        Bodenseelandschaft von Rohrschach aus gesehen.

      . Aquarell, über Bleistift, auf chamoisfarbenem Velin, rechts unten undeutlich bezeichnet und datiert "bei Dorf ... von Rohrschach aus 1850". 15,3:20,3 cm. Etwas fleckig. Aus einem Skizzenbuch.. Julius Steinkopf erhielt seine erste Ausbildung bei seinem Vater Gottlob Friedrich Steinkopf (1778-1860). Von Ende 1841 bis Juni 1844 hielt er sich in Rom auf. Später war er Zeichenlehrer in Calw. In Stuttgarter Privatbesitz befinden sich Gouachen mit Ansichten von Esslingen und Bad Boll (1834/1835). Die Graphische Sammlung in Stuttgart besitzt Skizzenbücher des Künstlers von 1842, 1843 und 1844 mit Landschaften aus dem Bergland um Olevano, von Orvieto und Assisi sowie Skizzenbuchblätter aus Mittelitalien und Süditalien (vgl. Best. Katalog: Die Zeichnungen und Aquarelle des 19. Jahrhunderts in der Graphischen Sammlung der Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart 1976, Inv. GVL 34, 372 und 373).

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        President Fillmore's copy of former Whig Congressman Joseph R. Ingersoll's eulogy on President Zachary Taylor

      Pamphlet "Eulogy on Gen. Zachary Taylor, late President of the United States. Delivered October 2, 1850, by the Hon. Joseph R. Ingersoll," 57 pages, 6" x 9.5". Philadelphia: Crissy & Markley, Printers, 1850. Brown paper wrappers. Inscribed on the first blank flyleaf "To / His Exy / Millard Fillmore / President of the / United States, / from / His obt. Sert. / Chas. A. Poulson / Phila. / Jany 6th 1851." Philadelphia antiquarian Charles A. Poulson (1789-1866) was the son of Zachariah Poulson, Jr., publisher of "Poulson's Daily Advertiser." Joseph R. Ingersoll was a Whig Congressman from Pennsylvania who served in the House of Representatives from 1835-1837 (as a Jacksonian) and from 1841-1849. He declined renomination in 1848. Appointed Minister to Great Britain by President Fillmore, he served from August 21, 1852, to August 23, 1853. Bound in 6" x 9" green boards in the early 20th century, the half-inch portion sticking out at top has browned on front and back covers. Internally, the book is in fine condition.

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        Poesiealbum vor 1850. [Stammbuch der Schwestern Elise Kapferer, geb. 1812 - 1827 und Berta Bapferer, geb. 1816 - 1897. Töchter des Josef Beendikt Kapferer, Großherzoglich Badischer Hofgerichtsrat, Dr. kur. und der Frau erster Ehe, Sabine Meyer, gestorben 1818. Mit ca. 32 geschriebenen, tlw. gemalten, tlw. lithographierten Blättern, ca. 33 Leerblättern und einem Kalender von 1867].

      [Freiburg - Donaueschingen u.a., -, um 1850.]. Lose Blattsammlung in mit Samtbezogener Papierkassette der Zeit in einer Orig.-Mappe.. [ca. 9.5 x 17 cm]. - Ein Blatt mit hds. Zuordnung, leichte Gbrsp.

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        A List of Printed Service Books, according to the ancient uses of the Anglican Church

      London: Joseph Masters, 1850. PRINTED ON VELLUM, apparently the only copy thus. 16 leaves. 4to (21.7 x 13.4 cm). Contemporary gilt-panelled vellum binding. Beautiful copy, with blind stamp of previous owner A.J.V. Radford, and bookseller's tickets of Herbert Reichner, Lathrop C. Harper Inc, and H.P. Kraus. Printed on Vellum Following the manuscript tradition, liturgical printing in both the Catholic and Anglican churches frequently employed vellum as well as paper. D.B. Updike writes that economic considerations were also a factor: "As early printed books were nothing more than a mechanical imitation of manuscripts ... even in printed missals vellum was often used for the canon of the Mass, since the pages devoted to this were subject to wear by constant handling" (D.B. Updike, "Some Notes on Liturgical Printing," The Dolphin, no. 2 (1935), pp. 208-16). That being the case, it isn't surprising that this rare bibliography should have a vellum issue; yet no other vellum copy has been recorded.

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        Les Cimetieres de Paris

      1850. QUAGLIA, [Fernando]. Les Cimetières de Paris. Recueil des plus Remarquables Monuments Funèbres avec leurs Inscriptions. Plus de Dux Cents Monuments Gravés par Collette. [4] pp. Illustrated with 24 double-spread lithographic plates designed by Quaglia and cut on the stones by Collette. Folio, 390 x 290 mm, bound in French nineteenth-century brown cloth spine with red morocco spine label, over brown marbled paper. Paris: Librairie d"Architecture de A. Levy, [ca.1850]. |~||~||~||~| A rare pictorial survey of the remarkable tombs, sepulchres and funeral monuments to be found in the cemeteries of Paris. The lithographs contain up to ten monuments per plate; they were selected not only for the ornament and architectural design features of the monument, but also for the renown of the deceased and/or the distinctive (at times humorous) quality of the epitaph. Fernando Quaglia (1780-1823), an Italian painter of portraits, graphic artist, and sculptor of funeral monuments, was active in the first years of the nineteenth century, connected mainly with the court of the Empress Josephine. His other publication was entitled: Le père Lachaise ou Recueil de dessins des principaux monuments de ce cimetière, Paris 1854. Some occasional spotting throughout. OCLC records only 4 copies in America.

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        Eldorado, or, Adventures in the Path of Empire: Comprising a Voyage to California, Via Panama; Life in San Francisco and Monterey; Pictures of the Gold Region; And Experiances of Mexican Travel.

      Henry G. Bohn, London - 1850, later Printing. () Very good. (2),360 pp. Octavo. Two volumes bound as one with separate title page at page 188. Original orange decorated cloth boards. Original endpapers with printed advertising. With no plates as issued. A clean attractive copy. The second British edition, issued the same year as the first, but reset on a smaller format and without the plates. The present copy is in the original boards as one volume which perhaps was a remainder issue of some sort. Scarce especially in this condiiton. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bound album of 34 drawings (20 by Corbould, 14 by Unwins)

      England, 1850. Pen and ink, watercolor, and wash drawings mounted; one signed by Corbould, 3 signed by Unwins. Double-matted and handsomely bound on hinges in full brown morocco. A few drawings show minor foxing, but overall beautifully preserved. Pen and ink, watercolor, and wash drawings mounted; one signed by Corbould, 3 signed by Unwins. The English illustrator HENRY CORBOULD (1787-1844), studied at the Royal Academy (with among others, Fuseli) and he quickly developed a taste for neo-classical historical painting. He soon concentrated "his efforts ? on perfecting a delicate, rather feminine, neo-classical style which suited the purposes of refined Regency book illustration. During the remainder of his career he was 'extensively employed by publishers to make drawings for engravings, and the number of his designs, which adorn many books amount to several hundreds' (J. Britton, The autobiography of ?, 2.172). This is also reflected in those works he continued to send to the Royal Academy exhibition, which were predominantly compositions of a sentimental and literary genre, commissioned to illustrate the novels of Walter Scott or the poetry of Byron and Crabbe. As was the case with J. F. Dove's edition of Fanny Burney's Cecilia, or, Memoirs of an Heiress (1825), many of Corbould's illustrations were turned into steel-engravings by his cousin Charles Heath; in other instances they were reproduced in fashionable media such as lithography and stipple engraving ?" (ODNB).The 20 small Corbould drawings in this album (one of which is signed), are typical of his book work: his portrait of William Shenstone, possibly for Samuel Johnson's LIVES OF THE POETS; the design for the engraved title-page of "THE GRACES, OR LITERARY SOUVENIR ?London | Printed for Hurst and Robinson, 1824"; an illustration for Hugh Kelly's, MEMOIRS OF A MAGDALEN ("Sir Robt Harold coldly endeavouring to console Miss Mildmay | Vol. 1, p. 48"); and numerous illustrations for various adventures and romances, as yet to be identified.Corbould's contemporary, THOMAS UWINS (1782-1857), also was able to enter the Royal Academy Schools, where he exhibited miniature portraits, and contributed illustrations to Rudolf Ackermann's Westminster Abbey (1812), Oxford University (1814), Cambridge University (1815), and Public Schools (1816). Eventually, Uwins evolved to larger forms and while living for several years in Rome, Venice, and Naples, began to paint in larger forms in oil. His illustration work includes Shakespeare, Virgil, Horace, King Arthur and the Round Table, Robinson Crusoe, etc. The 14 exquisite drawings displayed here amply display his skill and mastery of the small, watercolor illustration.

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