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        Geografia universal física, histórica, politica, antigua y moderna. (Precedida de una introduccion histórica, y seguida de una ojeada sobre la Geografia antigua, por Balbi, Laurenandière y Huot)

      - Geografía. Historia de la geografía. (91) Mellado Madrid 1850 Encuadernación en holandesa con nervios y dorados, cortes tintados. Obra ilustrada con mapas grabados 16x11 cm Tomo I xxvi+502 pp+5láminas Tomo II 472pp+2láminas Tomo III 481pp+4láminas TomoIV 538 pp+3láminas Tomo V 485pp +5 láminas Tomo VI 467pp+6 láminas OBRA COMPLETA 38F [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Alcaná Libros]
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        The Scarlet Letter

      Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1850: Second Edition. Metcalf & Company imprint at bottom of copyright page, two page author preface, "The Custom-House - Introductory" present, but lacking the first page of adverts, therefore rendered undated but still identifiable as a second edition. In Very Good condition, with wear commensurate with age. Cloth shows a few spots to the front board, light mottling with age. Chipping to cloth at spine ends. Gilt stamping to spine is pleasantly bright. Front hinge appears repaired. Previous owner name on front end paper. Prelims show light staining. Pages show light occasional foxing, but are surprisingly bright. A lovely, unrestored copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        La Chine et la presqu’île malaise. Relation d’un voyage accompli en 1843, 1844, 1845 et 1846. Par le Dr Melchior Yvan.

      Paris, Boulé, Éditeur, 1850 - demi-basane prune, dos lisse, filets or, titre or, palette or en pied, rel. de l’époque, bel exemplaire. « Peu commun » Ryckebusch, 8133. Borba de Moraes, t. II, p. 948. Cordier, B. S., t. III, 2118. Cordier, B. I., t. II, 1465. Manque à Mendelssohn. Édition originale très rare. L’ouvrage fut publié en 10 livraisons (complètes) qui forment la première partie du voyage (dixième livraison – 10 octobre 1850). Un avis de l’éditeur nous informe au dos du feuillet final la publication prochaine de la « seconde partie de La Chine, par Melchior Yvan » (Paris, 1852, in-8°, 56 pp. et Paris, Hachette, 1855, in-12°, 388 pp.). En 1843, suite au traité de Nankin qui ouvrait la Chine au commerce européen, le gouvernement français décida d’envoyer en Extrême-Orient une importante délégation diplomatique et commerciale sous l’autorité de Théodore Lagrené, désigné chef de la mission. Le but de cette ambassade était d’acquérir pour la France des avantages commerciaux équivalents à ceux dont bénéficiait l’Angleterre, d’assurer la protection des missionnaires et des chrétiens en Chine et d’obtenir l’implamtation d’une base navale – l’équivalent de Hong-Kong pour les Britanniques – afin de servir de point de relâche à notre marine de guerre et de commerce. Départ de Brest le 12 décembre 1843 sur la frégate la « Sirène ». À bord, Lagrené et la plupart des diplomates ainsi que Melchior Yvan, docteur de la mission et témoin oculaire des négociations. Les principale escales : Ténérife le 26 décembre (de la p. 7 à la p. 26). Rio de Janeiro du 27 janvier 1844 au 25 février (de la p. 39 à la p. 90). Le cap de Bonne-Espérance et sa colonie le 24 mars. (de la p. 91 à la p. 119). L’Île Bourbon, le 30 avril (de la p. 119 à la p. 158). FIRST EDTION. VERY GOOD COPY. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Hérodote]
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        Gesamtans., mit Blick in die Umgebung, im Vgr. eine Gruppe von Personen ( keine Studenten!) an einem Tisch beim Bier- und Weintrinken.

      . Lithographie v. Emil Hochdanz, um 1850, 31 x 42. Selten! - Das Blatt im Stein sign.. allerdings nicht einwandfrei lesbar. Das Blatt allseitig knapprandig und ohne Legende.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Stansbury's Expedition: Maps

      Departments of the Army 1850 - 2 maps of an expedition now know at The Stansbury Expedition are bound into a hardcover book. The book is bound in very dark blue cloth with gilt title and stamped design. Both maps were created under order of J.J. Albert by Capt. Howard Stansbury assisted by Lt. J. W. Gunnison and Albert Carrington. The maps were drawn by Lt. J. W.Gunnison and Charles Preus. Maps are: (1)opening to the right - Great Salt Lake and Adjacent Areas of the Territory of Utah which measures approximately 44 by 32 inches, scale is 1:240000. (2) opening to the left is Fort Leavenworth (along with) The Missouri River (and) The Great Salt Lake measuring approximately 69 by 30.5 inches, scale is 1: 1000000. Dating on the maps is 1849 to 1850. Maps were created during the two year expedition from Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas westward to evaluate emigration trails and scout for possible railroad routes. In a meeting with Mormon leader, Brigham Young, Albert Carrington was added to the expeditions as Young's representative. Maps have been and are folded which has created weakness and tearing in places along the folds with the worst have been repaired, there is moderate foxing and a few small tears, dimensions have been written in pencil on verso of both maps, very light smudging/fingering. The book in which the maps are bound is worn on edges with the heaviest wear at tips of corners, spine has been reinforced on the inside, rear panel a bit soiled. Gilt title is still bright. Images available. USPS confirmation used on all U.S. shipments. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbums of Ish Kabibble Books]
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        Souvenir d'Ems es des bords du Rhin. Collection de vues pittoresque.

      Bad Ems, Kirchberger, um 1850.. lithogr. Titelbl. und 25 Taf. mit Ansichten in Aquatinta, qu.- 4°, farb. ill. Hlwd.. Das bekannte und schöne Ansichtenwerk von Tanner über das Rheinland, hier erweitert um eine Ansicht von Bad Ems, sonst identisch und in vorzüglichem Zustand. Bis auf die Ansicht von Bad Ems alle Aquatinten gedruckt b. Victor v. Zabern, jeweils mit Buntpapiervorsätzen. Unter den Ansichten Mainz, Wiesbaden, Rüdesheim, Bingen, Oberwesel, Boppard, Koblenz, Neuwied, Bonn, Köln und kleinere Rheinorte. ( genaue Auflistung bei Engelmann II, 827 ).

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        The Croquet Lawn.

      Beckmann Brothers, London 1850 - Image Size : 435x558 (mm), 17.125x22 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 501x655 (mm), 19.75x25.75 (Inches), Hand Colored, Lithograph Very Good, short tear on left margin not affecting the image

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Painting of a Coved Ceiling by Giulio Romano in the Palazzo Vecchio at Mantua

      - A wonderfully detailed chromolithograph by Lewis Gruner measuring from his book ‘Specimens of Ornamental Art Selected from the Best Models of the Classical Epochs’ published in London by Thomas M'Lean in 1850. This print measures approximately 19.5” x 25” During the 19th century, “pattern books” became popular in Europe, which gave access to decorative elements recorded from cultures all over the world. Gruner’s Specimens of Ornamental Art contains illustrations of ornamental detail found on Italian architecture from the 12th - 15th centuries. This volume is considered to be one of the finest examples of color printing, or chromolithography, from the 19th century. Overall this print is in very good condition with some light foxing/staining and a few small tears in margins.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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        Paintings of a Coved Ceiling by Giulio Romano in the Palazzo Vecchio at Mantua

      [London: Thomas McLean, 1850. A superb and colorful plate from the seminal "Specimens of Ornamental Art" Ludwig Gruner designed this study of motifs of ancient and Renaissance classicism while he resided in England. There he had participated in the design of the Crystal Palace and advised Prince Albert and Queen Victoria on acquisitions for what would become the Victoria and Albert Museum. Indeed, this sumptuous work on Roman and Italian design was dedicated to Prince Albert. His bold renditions of largely forgotten Classical pictorial ideas excited a revival in interest in earlier ages and cultures and spawned Owen Jones' work on ornamental motifs generally. But Gruner's grand, striking visual quotes from Italian palaces, churches and ancient buildings resonated with the Imperial mindset of England, France and Germany and established Classicism, once again, as the appropriate mode of architecture and design for rulers. Color printed lithograph with hand-finishing.

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      Cincinnati. 1850.. vi,[1],349pp. Original brown publisher's cloth, stamped in blind and gilt. Spine ends and corners lightly worn. Presentation inscription on front flyleaf. Some light foxing and soiling. Very good. In a green half morocco slipcase with chemise. Inscribed on the front flyleaf: "To Miss Macalester, with Mr. Garrard's compliments." A rare presentation copy of the most readable work on the Santa Fe Trail, and a classic of Western Americana. The author, only seventeen when he set out for the West, managed to be in the thick of the stirring events of 1846, the taking of New Mexico, the Taos Massacre, and the final subjugation of the province. All are recounted with verve and accuracy. A most desirable copy of this important work. WAGNER-CAMP 182. HOWES G70, "b." GRAFF 1513. RITTENHOUSE 236. STREETER SALE 170. TUTOROW 3428.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Wonderful experiments! . . . Electricity . . . [Broadside].

      1850 - Rare 19th Century American Electricity Broadside[Electricity] Wonderful experiments! At the [Liberty Hall (Groton)] this evening, [Feb. 19] inst. Dr. Fisk begs to inform the ladies and gentlemen of this place, that he will give one night of pleasing and instructive amusement . . . Broadside. Woodcut illustrations. N.p.: Samuel B. Hall, n.d. [ca. 1850]. 627 x 225 mm. Small portion of one corner torn (not affecting text), some creasing, minor stains, but very good.Rare nineteenth-century American broadside advertising Dr. Fisk's traveling show offering a "pleasing and instructive" demonstration of the many and varied uses of electricity. Among the marvels promised were "a splendid railway engine . . . driven by electricity, 200 miles per hour," "electro-magnetic engines, of immense power . . . driving a variety of useful machines," and "cannons and fireworks . . . fired by electricity." The broadside also proclaims that "a medical galvanizing machine will be at work for the benefit of all," which Dr. Fisk (whom we have not been able to identify) would use to make "chickens . . . fly without heads," and "sheep that have been dead some time . . . jump and run about." The broadside has blank spaces for inserting the place and date of Dr. Fisk's performance, which have been filled in with the words "Liberty Hall (Groton [Connecticut])" and "Feb. 19" in pencil in a nineteenth-century hand.

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's historyofscience]
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        First [-Fourth] report on the facts of earthquake phaenomena

      1850-58, London 1850 - Foundation Work of Seismology-Author's CopyMallet, Robert (1810-81). (1) First [-third] report of the facts of earthquake phaenomena. Offprints from Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science for 1850 (1850), Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science for 1851 (1852) and Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science for 1852 [-54] (1852-55). [2], 87; [2], 273-320; [2], 176, [1], 118-212, 326pp. 6 plates, numbered 12-17. 218 x 135 mm. Three items in 2, bound in 19th century marbled boards rebacked and recornered in calf, slightly rubbed. Light toning, edges of some plates a little frayed, but very good. Mallet's copy, with his signature on the title of the first report; the first two reports interleaved with both autograph and printed corrections inserted throughout; autograph note on p. 153 of the third report. (2) [with John William Mallet.] The earthquake catalogue of the British Association, with the discussion, curves, and maps, etc. . . . Being third and fourth reports. Offprint from Transactions of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (1852-58). [2], 176, [1], 118-212, 326, 136pp. 15 plates. 221 x 140 mm. Original boards, cloth spine with paper label, rebacked, one corner bent. Light toning, but very good. First Separate Editions. Mallet, an Irish engineer and inventor, was a pioneering researcher on earthquakes, and his four reports on earthquakes, published in the journals of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, represent the first scientific work on the subject. Mallet coined the term "seismology" to describe the scientific study of earthquakes, and was also responsible for the terms "epicenter," "seismic focus" (the point at which an earthquake originates), "angle of emergence," "isoseismal line" (contour or line on a map bounding points of equal intensity for a particular earthquake), and "meizoseismal area" (area of maximum earthquake damage). "He produced an experimental seismograph in 1846. Important elements of his model, which was never actually used, were incorporated in the seismograph that Luigi Palmieri made in 1855. Between 1850 and 1861 Mallet set off explosions in different locations to determine the rate of travel of seismic waves in sand (825 feet per second), solid granite (1,665 feet per second) and quartzite (1,162 feet per second). According to A. Sieberg (1924), Mallet should be considered the founder of the physics of earthquakes. . . . Mallet presented his most important seismic results in four Report[s] to the British Association (1850, 1851, 1852-54, 1858) and in four editions of the Admiralty Manual of Scientific Enquiry (1849, 1851, 1859, 1871). Between them, they contain an extensive catalog-which he prepared and debated with his son, John W. Mallet-of 6,831 earthquakes reported between 1606 B.C. and A.D. 1858 and his seismic map of the world" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). We are offering Mallet's copies of his first, second and third reports, with his corrections and emendations. Accompanying these is the Earthquake Catalogue of the British Association, which incorporates Mallet's third and fourth reports. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Wetteroth gedruck in München, um 1850. Stahlstich Blattgrösse 68.0x91.0cm; Bildgrösse 40.5x68.0xcm vollrandig, Plattenrand Versand in Rolle. folio, very nice condition, platemark

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        Memoirs of the Public and Private Life of Napoleon Bonaparte; with copious Historical Illustrations, and Original Anecdotes from the MS. of Count Labedoyere. Interspersed with extracts from M.V. Arnaud, ... Preceded by an interesting Analysis of the French Revolution

      London: George Virtue, n.d. (c.1850)., 1850. 2 volumes; 8vo. Contemporary full straight grained morocco with gilt titles and gilt decoration to spines, decorative gilt rule to boards, all edges gilt, plain green end papers. Ownership to first blank. Illustrated with 8 hand-coloured plates and a map. A little rubbing to extremities with a couple of small nicks.; corners bumped; sppines slightly faded. A very attractive set.

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

      Paris, Ledot Ainé, um 1850. - Édouard Travi?s (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 Travi?s‘ - wie das hier vorliegende - sind im Original heute kaum noch erhältlich. de 2000 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 (Rubrik: Tier-Enzyklopädien) und auf Anfrage. 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.

      [Bookseller: Das Konversations-Lexikon]
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        The Pictorial Gallery of English Race Horses; Containing Portraits of all the Winners of the Derby, Oaks, and St. Leger Stakes, during the last twenty years; and a history of the principal operations of the turf.

      London: Henry G. Bohn, 1850. - 8vo., (10 ¼ x 6 ¾ inches). Half-title (a bit browned throughout). Engraved frontispiece; 72 fine engraved full-page plates (one or two pale stains); 19 in-text engravings. Contemporary half red crushed morocco, paper boards, the spine in six compartments with five raised bands, gilt-lettered in two and equestrian ornaments in the rest, top edge gilt (upper hinge cracked but holding; extremities a bit worn). Provenance: Bookplate of Kenneth Franzheim (1890-1959) to front pastedown; manuscript list of winners from the years 1851-56 to verso of rear blank. First edition. Illustrated with 92 engravings after paintings by Cooper, Herring, Hancock, Alken, Hall, and other sporting artists (though title page cites only 90). Tattersall, an architect as well as a sporting artist, was the son of the second Richard Tattersall, whose father founded Tattersall's Horse Market, the main auctioneers of race horses in Ireland and the UK. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries]
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        Pfeife rauchender Herr., Bleistiftzeichnung mit Tusche laviert.

      Um 1850. - Unten rechts signiert (Stempelsignatur). Auf Zeichenpapier. Bildhaft ausgeführtes Schulterstück im Dreiviertelprofil mit Bleistift. Der Herr ist mit der für Süddeutschland typischen langen Tabakspfeife dargestellt. Carl Steffeck studiert an der Berliner Akademie bei Franz Krüger. Er wird vor allem für seine Historienbilder und Bildnisse geschätzt und ist ein vorzüglicher Zeichner. Wohl vom Künstler auf Unterlage montiert und mit Bleistift eingefasst. - Wenige Braunfleckchen. Am Oberrand Spuren vom Deckweiß der übermalten Unterlagepappe. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100

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        The Poetical Works of Robert Southey

      hardcover. Collected by himself. Frontis, 10 vols., tall 12mo, full polished calf, gilt dec. raised spines, leather labels (ex. lib.). London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, n.d. (ca. 1850).

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        Vue of the seraglio point,Constantinople from the tower of Galata.

      London. T.S. Boys and J Hogarth. 1850-60 - large lithographic view.68x44 cm,size of image. large margins and coloured throughout.perfect condition.A rare and unusual large lithographic view of the Golden horn from Galata.

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      Eugène et Victor Penaud Frères, Paris - RO40203515: 6 tomes d'env. 400-450 pages chacun. Auteur, titre et tomaison dorés sur les dos. Etiquettes de code sur les dos. Annotations en page de titre. Plats frottésn leurs bords étant très frottés. (Très rare) Vers 1850. Complet en 6 tomes. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos à nerfs. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 840.08-XIX ème siècle [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Scarlet Letter

      Ticknor and Fields, Boston 1850 - One of 2,500 copies published of this true first edition, on 16 March 1850, according to C.E. Frazier Clark Jr.'s definitive "Nathaniel Hawthorne - A Descriptive Bibliography". Number A16.1 in Clark's bibliography and number 7600 in BAL. This copy is in the following states and sub-states, again as described by Clark: Binding: in the style of Ticknor format A. Brown bold-ribbed T cloth with blind-stamped floral device inside ruled panels on both covers. Spine gold-stamped. Cream-colored wove endpapers. The contents are listed on pp. iii-iv and there is no preface. This is a key indicator of the first edition versus the second edition, which includes a preface. The other variants between the first and second editions are also present. These consist of sixty-nine typographical and spelling errors and punctuation changes throughout the text. For example, on page 21 line 20 "reduplicate" appears instead of "repudiate." Two of these variants (pg 31 line 20 and pg 132 line 29) are not as listed but these appear to be errors in Clark's list. Page 321 is in State x1 - line 10 has presence of work-up. Page iii is in State a2 - the "N" is beneath the "r" in "according" and the "1" of "192" is out of position. Four pages of ads were inserted between the front endpapers in most copies. This copy does not have any ads. It is unclear if they were lost or if this is one of the copies that never had ads. The text block is complete, although the stitching has loosened. The leaves are clean and unmarked except for a previous owner's name, dated 1850, on the front pastedown. The boards are in good condition, with some wear at the corners. The spine is in tatters, however, with some pieces missing. It is held to the boards with transparent tape. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        C. 1850 Palm Leaf Buddhist Sutra Book

      Not Published, No Place Listed 1850 - Approx. 130 leaves, with text on both sides; 20" long, nearly 2" wide each leaf; held together by string sent through two center holes on each leaf; no cover, drawings or illustrations; of an unknown text, most probably a Buddhist sutra, not translated; our research indicates possibly a Tham (Tai & Pali mix) script; no date; circa 19th century; some edge chipping, darkening to leaves, splitting; a few pieces of leaves broken away, gone; good condition overall; see the Collection of the Fragile Palm Leaves Foundation online for further comparison and pictorial examples of texts. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        La Jeune Naturaliste

      Maison Martinet - Hautecoeur Freres, Paris, France - 43 text pages in French. 24 Handcolored lithographs of Jacob Lehnert (French, 19th century). 24 - 10" x 6 1/2" full page beautiful handcolored lithographic plates of 68 animal species, with French captions generally in VG condition. Published circa between 1850 and 1880. Lithography by Ch. Fernique, Paris. Front cover is also a handcolored lithograph depicting 5 different animal species. Cover is soiled and well worn, title page has a tear, worn at edges and is taped to front cover, free front endpaper missing. Front pastedown is covered with colored postcards. Last several pages worn at edges - separated at hinge. Several text pages have some short tears. The 24 plates are in generally VG condition.

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        Train du plaisir dans les cinq parties du monde. Voyage pittoresque et fantastique. Texte par? Lithographies par A. Lacauchie

      Maison Martinet Hautecoeur frères s.a. (c. 1850), Paris - 2 h. inc. Port., 50 p., 1 h. Sin num. De tabla, 12 láminas litográficas a toda plana iluminadas a mano de época. Tela editorial, título dorado en plano superior.Viaje imaginario por los cinco continentes, con texto humorístico y bellamente ilustrado con los tipos y costumbres de los países recorridos. Especial interés el referente a España con la figura del torero y la dama andaluza; y el mejicano.Manchas de oxidación generalizadas. Una de las láminas, la relativa a Escocia, está rasgada y ha sido reforzada al vuelto

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        Train de plaisir dans les cinq parties du monde.Voyage pittoresque et fantastique.

      Maison Martinet-hautecoeur freres.Paris 1850 - Folio.26x34 cms.50 pgs of text and 12 lithographical plates enhanced with original color.The plates show costumes from different countries: Espagne,mauritanie,Rome,Suisse, Grece,Turquie,Russie,Chine,mexique,oceanie,ecosse,Bretagne. original blind-stamped dark cloth binding with large gilt pattern on front cover. Some light foxing in some plates but else a very nice copy of this book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Pontes]
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        Malerisches Panorama der Badischen, Elsässischen, Main-Neckar, Taunus Eisenbahnen (Deckeltitel).

      Karlsruhe, A. Bielefeld, ca. 1850 - Quer-4°, Stahlstichleporello (29 x 171 cm) mit zahlr. Randansichten., HLwd., Ecken etwas bestoßen, Deckel etwas berieben, durchgehend stockfleckig, Exlibris und Klebsiegel « Vorwärts - Aufwärts» 1100 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tempio della Concordia a Girgenti.

      1850 ca. 1850 - Disegno ad inchiostro di china. Cm. 16 x 28 oltre ampi margini. Titolo manoscritto.

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        Frieze From an Ancient Painting of Pompei

      A wonderfully detailed chromolithograph by Lewis Gruner measuring from his book ?‘Specimens of Ornamental Art Selected from the Best Models of the Classical Epochs’ published in Londonby Thomas M'Lean in 1850. This print measures approximately 20” x 25”During the 19th century, “pattern books” became popular in Europe, which gave access to decorative elements recorded from cultures all over the world. Gruner’s Specimens of Ornamental Art contains illustrations of ornamental detail found on Italian architecture from the 12th - 15th centuries. This volume is considered to be one of the finest examples of color printing, or chromolithography, from the 19th century.Overall this print is in very good condition with some foxing/staining in margins and a few small tears to bottom margin. The bottom left hand corner as also been torn.

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        Ueber eine veranderte Form des zweiten Hauptsatzes der mechanischen Wärmetheoriein" in Annalen der Physik und Chemie 93 (12) 1854: 481-506

      - FIRST EDITION of the seminal paper in which Clausius fully presents his milestone formulation of the second law of thermodynamics, namely, that "Heat can never pass from a colder to a warmer body without some other change, connected therewith, occurring at the same time." In his 1850 paper, the first on this subject, Clausius defines the relationship between work and heat and introduces the concept of "energy of a body" (equivalent to temperature), thus stating the ideas behind the first and second law of thermodynamics. This 1854 paper was the second of his works. In it, Clausius first develops the concepts of interior work, i.e. "those which the atoms of the body exert upon each other," and exterior work, i.e. "those which arise from foreign influences which the body may be exposed", which may act on a working body of fluid or gas, typically functioning to work a piston. He then discusses the three types of heat by which Q may be divided: 1. heat employed in increasing the heat actually existing in the body; 2. heat employed in producing the interior work; 3. heat employed in producing the exterior work. Building on this logic, and following his mathematical presentation of the first fundamental theorem, Clausius then presents us with the first-ever mathematical formulation of entropy. The third paper, published in 1865, invents and first uses the word 'entropy.'. CONDITION & DETAILS: Leipzig, Johann Ambrosius Bart 8vo. Beautifully rebound in half leather over marbled paper covered boards; raised bands on the spine; gilt-lettering. Two small interior library stamps. Near fine condition.

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        Museé Cosmopolite,Algerie et colonies francaises.

      Paris,circa 1850-60. - 4to size. Collection of 60 steel engravings with original color(of 64). Modern dark full leather binding,spine gilt. The collection comprise plates related to Algerie,Senegal, Madagascar,Sahara etc. The color is fresh and vivid. Fine condition. Ref: Colas 2161. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Pontes]
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        Die Garderobe der Dame. La Garderobe des Dames. The Wardrobe of Ladies.

      (Germany c. 1850) - Very rare boxed set, consisting of two identical 7-inch-tall female paper dolls, both two-sided. With eight brightly colored costumes, also two-sided, and eight hats and hairstyle pieces. The wardrobe includes outfits for all occasions: a practical brown-striped skirt and warm lace-trimmed cloak, a stately crimson damask gown, and a blue ball gown embellished with pink rosettes. Also included is a tiered lace wedding dress. A ruffled bonnet and a pink floral wreath are among the ladies’ millinery items. One hat piece is separated, else the dolls are in fine condition. In the original color-printed, gilt-trimmed box, which has two split corners to box top and wear to extremities. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Including.Sommo Pont ce Nella Notte del S.Natale. S.Padre in Sedia Gestatoria,Cardinale in Cappa Stesa,Cantore Pontificio,Guardia Nobile,and Capitano Svizzero,among others.

      NP.ND.,circa 1850. - CONCERTINA BOOK.(4.5 x 3.2 inches).Thirty fine hand coloured engraved plates,some heightened with gold.The plates fold out to full length of 89 inches.No text.The whole work is cased in a red,decorative paper covered folder with marbled paper inside.This has its own slip case with the same pattered red paper covering.An attractive little series of illustrations.:

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        Mexico. And Central States

      Longman & Co., London 1850 - This map is based on Sidney Hall\\\'s earlier map of Mexico and Central States, published in 1828, \\\"\\\'corrected from original information communicated by Simon A. G. Bourne, Esq.\\\' Bourne was an associate of James Long, Arthur Wavell, and Benajmin [sic] Milam, all of whom had special interests in Texas land. He spent several years in Mexico and Texas, had a copy of Austin\\\'s 1822 map, and wrote a brief description of Texas published in 1828. Hall\\\'s map revealed this firsthand knowledge in its depiction of Texas\\\'s rivers and settlements.\\\", Size : 405x505 (mm), 15.875x19.875 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring, 0

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        Le Selam.

      Imp. de J. Claye |& Cie 1850 - - Imp. de J. Claye & Cie, Paris 1850, 14x22,5cm, broché. - Edition originale de ce poème de Théophile Gautier mis en musique par Ernest Reyer. Premier plat ombré, petites piqûres sur les plats, légères piqûres intérieures. Rare et agréable exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Mémoire sur le Royaume de l'Algarve (Province du Portugal). Contenant la description des montagnes, des sources, des cours d'eau, des Villes, etc. du climat, de la végétation, des animaux, de l'industrie, du commerce etc., ainsi qu'une esquisse historique de cette contrée. (In: Memorias da Academia R. das Sciencias de Lisboa). 2.a Serie, tomo II, parte II.

      Academia R. das Sciencias, Lisboa, 1850 - Lisboa, Academia R. das Sciencias 1850. 4°. Vortitel, Titel, VIII S., 176 S. + S. 176a - 176k (= 10 S.). Neuer roter Halblederband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Erste und einzige Ausgabe dieses wissenschaftlichen Berichtes über die Algarve. - Der erste Teil behandelt die Geographie und die Topographie und sollte von einer Karte begleitet werden, die jedoch erst 1851 in einer reduzierten Form als Einzelpublikation erschien. Der zweite Teil behandelt die Geologie und die Mineralogie. Charles Bonnet (1816-1867), französischer Geologe aus Vesoul betrieb 1846 eine Kohlenmine in der Algarve. In der Folge erstellte er eine vollständige Karte der Algarve und beschrieb in der vorliegenden Arbeit die naturwissenschaftlichen, historischen und oekonomischen Verhältnisse dieses, in jener Zeit, weit von Lissabon abgewandten Landesteils. - Von dieser Publikation erschien eine kleiner Teil als Einzeldruck mit separatem Titel mit 186 S., jedoch mit identischem Inhalt und 2 Tafeln. - Sehr sauberes breitrandiges Exemplar in typischem neuen portugieischem Einband. - First and only edition of this scholarly account on the Algarve. The first part outlines the geography and topography and should be accompanied with a map, which was published alone in 1851 in a reduced form. The second part covers geology and mineralogy. Charles Bonnet (1816-1867),French geologist from Vesoul operated a coal mine in the Algarve. After that, he composed a complete map of the region and described in this work the natural science, historical and economic situation of this region, which was then so far away from Lisbon. A small part of this publication was edited as a one-off print with a different title and 186 p. although with the same contents and two plates. Very clean copy with wide margins in a typical new Portuguese binding. Sprache: Französisch Neuer roter Halblederband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Presentation copy of the Memoir of General John Lamb to President Franklin Pierce

      Book: Memoir of the Life and Times of General John Lamb, by Isaac Q. Leake, Albany: 1850, First Edition, 431pp, 6" x 9", original embossed covers. Inscribed on the front free endpaper "Memoir of the Life & Times of General John Lamb and Officer of the Revolution, Presented by his great grandson, George Lamb Willard to His Excellency Franklin Pierce, President of the United States, New York City, May 18, 1853". Accompanied by an autograph letter of transmittal from Willard to Pierce.

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        Della Nuova Istoria. Libri sei con Note. Tradotti per la prima volta nella Italiana Lingua da Giuseppe Rossi, ed Aggiuntavi Un'Appendice Sopra Giuliano Lavoro del Chiarissimo Signor Spiridione Petrettini

      Paolo Andrea Molina, Milan 1850 - Large paper presentation copy of this Byzantine history by a hold-out pagan who often took a jaundiced view of the policies, practices and actions of the Christian rulers. As stated on the title page, this is the first published version in Italian, and that in itself is significant as scholarship was emerging from the clerical yoke which had stifled it in so many ways following the Counter-Reformation on the Italian peninsula. [iv], 316 pp. 6 full page engravings; folding map of Armenia, Media, etc. -- the area between the Black and Caspian Seas. 4to, about 30 by 21 cm, or 11 by 8 inches. A few pages at rear remain uncut. Some scattered light foxing. A little heavier on half-title. Later decorated cloth boards with unusual red sunburst-like diaper pattern, which is bound in red leather spine. Boards are of a card stock thickness and don't lay entirely flat but flatten easily when shelved. Binding is tight. More on the substance of the work: the Church for obvious reasons sought to discredit him and his history, and by the same token, he has had his proponents for challenging the received history. This version of the work is especially scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        In Memoriam / by Alfred Tennyson

      London : Edward Moxon, Dover Street 1850 - Physical desc. : vii, 210 p. ; 17 cm. Referenced by Hayward: 246, and NCBEL: III, 414. Signatures : [A]p4s, B-Op8s, Pp2s (Pb2s blank) Subject: Hallam, Arthur Henry, 1811-1833 - Poetry. Elegiac poetry, English - 19th century. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked calf over matching boards. Bound by Riviere. Charles George Milnes Gaskell's copy. Panel edges somewhat dulled and dust-toned as with age. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression 1 Kg. 210 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      - Madrid. Impreso de Orden Superior. 1850. 25x17 cm. 631 + 109 pá apendices, + 3 h. + 6 grabados al acero de personajes, + 1 grabado de Nelson, suelto, + 1 mapa plegado de 60x40 cm. "Situación relativa de los buques beligerantes" + 1 estado plegado. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Torreón de Rueda]
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        Casa inglese sopra l'Etna.

      1850 ca. 1850 - Disegno ad inchiostro di china. Cm. 16 x 28 oltre ampi margini. Titolo manoscritto.

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        A History of the Highlands and Highland Clans, Four volume set bound in two

      Edinburgh A Fullarton & Co [1850]. VG minus : in good condition without dust jacket as issued. Slight scuffing to covers. Spines faded. Inner Hinge cracking. Some faint pencil marks. Red title labels, aeg New Edition Half-leather cover with gilt ruling and decorated spine, marbled endpapers 250mm x 170mm (10" x 7"). lxii, 447pp, vi, 478pp; vi, 504pp, vi, 501pp. Sixty six engravings and numerous woodcuts, as well as 40 chromolithograph plates of tartans.

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      nbsp;London -David Bogue, 1850 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An epic poem by the American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, published in 1847. The poem follows an Acadian girl named Evangeline and her search for her lost love Gabriel, set during the time of the Expulsion of the Acadians. Complete in two parts. Featuringforty-five monochrome illustrations by artists such as Birkett Foster and Jane E. Benham. Condition: In a red cloth binding. Externally, there are marks to front and rear boards, with bumping and shelfwear and slight age toning to the spine. Internally, generally firmly bound with some spotting to the first and last few pages, otherwise bright. Overall: GOOD.

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        Fine Binding] Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie

      David Bogue, London 1850 - Sumptuously bound in full dark blue crushed morocco by Wood with attractive gilt-stamped floral devices on all four corners of both covers, concentric lines, five raised bands on spine with same gilt design motif in between four of them. Copiously illustrated with whole and half page woodcut illustrations by Birket Foster, Benham and Gilbert. AEG. Faintest wear to corners. A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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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 Experiences of Mexican Travel

      George P. Putnam, New York 1850 - Second edition. 2 vols, 251, 247 pages with 14 pages of advertising. Eight lithographic plates, colored, at frontis and bound into the text of each volume. 'This work by an eminent writer and artist is probably the outstanding book on the early gold rush in California. The author's description of the Constitutional Convention at Monterey is the best we have, as are also the views he gives us of the earliest mining camps'--Zamorano 80, no. 73. Embossed front and back covers with gold lettering on spine. Fading to spine and covers. Spotting to upper portion of front cover of volume two. Heavy foxing throughout both volumes. Pages largely unopened and bindings tight. Library blindstamps on title-page and a few interior text pages; small bookplates on both front pastedowns. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Comic History of England. With Twenty Coloured Etchings, and Two Hundred Woodcuts by John Leech & The Comic History of Rome. Illustrated by John Leech.

      London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., 8, 9, & 10 Bouverie Street. Undated, ca. 1850. - Two volumes in uniform bindings; 5 5/8 inches x 8 5/8 in., England: 2 volumes in one: half-title; title-page in red and black with John Leech design; preface; contents; list of illustrations for both volumes; xviii, [1]-320 pp. + [1]-304 pp., illustrated with 20 colored plates. Rome: half-title; design title-page in red and black; preface; contents; lists of illustrations; xii,[1]-308 pp., illustrated with 10 colored plates, and both volumes have numerous, in-text wood engravings of John Leech drawings. Uniformly bound with green morocco leather spines, sides and corner-pieces, with five raised bands on the spines, gilt titling and gilt designs on the spines, with marbled paper over boards, headbands, all edges gilt, with matching marbled endpapers, and binder's stamps on the lower edges of the reverse of the front marbled endpapers: Bound by Sotheran & Co. The spines show some slight tanning, light rubbing to spine bands, to cover edges. Earlier owner's heraldic bookplates on the front paste-downs: Michaelis Tomkinson Franche Hall Worcestershire. Overall condition is near fine. Sold together as a set of two volumes. Weight: 4 lbs. Postage may be extra on this item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Boca Tigris on the Pearl River

      Chinese, circa 1850 - Tingua and his studio Chinese, c. 1845-1855 Gouche on pith paper Framed size: 17 1/4” x 21 1/2” The studio of the artist Tingqua was perhaps the most prolific source of Chinese export painting during the nineteenth century. Located at 16 China Street, Guangzhou, the school specialized in gouache and watercolor paintings influenced by Western artistic traditions. These works became known in America primarily through the American China trader Augustine Heard, who brought a substantial collection of Tingqua paintings back to the United States in ca. 1855. These are now located at the Peabody Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. Tingqua was from a family of Chinese artists, each of whom were recognized for there skills in painting scenes suitable for the export market. His father, Guan Zuolin, often known by his western name, Spoilum, was the first identifiable artist of the Cantonese export school. These exquisite little views absolutely typify Tingqua’s style and technique. All four works display the Tingqua denotation of the sea by regular parallel lines, sometimes with ripples in the foreground. Moreover, his characteristic mannerism of representing trees as thick clusters of yellow-green leaves is amply demonstrated in his paintings of the Canton Waterfront with the U.S. Steamer “Spark” and Whampoa Anchorage with American, British and Danish Shipping. These watercolors also illustrate the diversity of countries trading in China, particularly in the former work, with the flags of the American, British, French and Danish nations displayed prominently along the skyline. Above all, Tingqua’s work is perhaps most recognized for its exquisite characterization of daily life and for its exceptional detail. The precision of the brushwork and concentration upon light effects is superb, and in each scene the importance of world trade with China is beautifully displayed.

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        LA SPAGNA. OPERA STORICA, ARTISTICA, PITTORESCA E MONUMENTALE compilata dal cavaliere Pietro Giuria sulle migliori opere e specialmente su quella recentissima di MANUEL DE CUENDIAS E V. DE FEREAL. Adorna di un copioso numero di intagli Intercalati.

      STABILIMENTO TIP. ALESS. FONTANA, Torino 1850 - Opera in 4° piccolo (28 x 18); in 2 volumi uniti in uno, legatura in mezza pelle marrone, dorso con doratura di autore e titolo e bel lavoro ai ferri. Doppio frontespizio 1° volume pagine 4-400- 2° volume 4-400-2 Completa di tutte le 38 TAVOLE di cui 12 splendidamente miniate; tutte le tavole litografiche sono state incise su fondo camaieux. Artisti: Breton, Pannemaker, Vermorcken, etc etc. Tavole protette dalle veline originali, qualcuna diventata rossastra , qualcuna con qualche strappetto. Opera ulteriormante arricchita da un bellissimo ex-libris marinaresco "BERLINGIERI" e da una lettera "executio testamenti" che lega la presente opera ad un legato testamentario verso un Onorevole del tempo, datata 1858 Esemplare dalla grande marginatura con qualche fioritura, barbe al taglio superiore a a quello laterale Elenco delle TAVOLE Primo VOLUME 1 Isabella II 2 Donzella di BILBAO -TAVOLA MINIATA- 3 Piazza maggiore di Vittoria 4 Salamanca 5 Ragazza nella Chiesa -TAVOLA MINIATA- 6 Donzella delle vicinanze di Valladolid - Vetturino -TAVOLA MINIATA- 7 Borgo overo Burgos 8 Interno cattedrale di Burgos 9 Segovia 10 Donzella di Segovia -TAVOLA MINIATA- Secondo VOLUME 11 Madrid 12 Cavallerizzo scavalcato -TAVOLA MINIATA- 13 Torero -TAVOLA MINIATA- 14 Majo -TAVOLA MINIATA- 15 Manola -TAVOLA MINIATA- 16 Toledo 17 Grande Scala Ospedale Toledo 18 Gran cappella Cattedrale Toledo 19 Cappella del Cristo della Lume Toledo 20 Chiostro Monastero di San Giovanni de Rei in Toledo 21 Cordova 22 Moschea maggiore di Cordova 23 Abitante di Sereso ovvero Xeres -TAVOLA MINIATA- 24 Siviglia 25 Ronda 26 Seri ovvero Xeres 27 Malaga 28 Convento dei Carmelitani di Cadice 29 Entrata del Piano di Granata 30 Resti di un ponte moresco sul Darro 31 Serenata -TAVOLA MINIATA- 32 Porta moresca piazza della Viva Rambla a Granata 33 L'Alhambra 34 Cortile dei leoni dell'Alhambra 35 Abitante delle vicinanze d'Orihuela -TAVOLA MINIATA- 36 Valenza 37 Donna di Urgelo -TAVOLA MINIATA- 38 Saragozza

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