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        DIary of a Physician in California; Being the Results of Actual Experience, Including Notes of the Journey by Land and Water, and Observations on the Climate, Soil, Resources of the Country, etc

      D. Appleton & Company and G.S. Appleton, New York and Philadephia, 1850. Some foxing throughout. 9 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches, 92 pages, modern half calf with marbled boards, Tyson was the first competent professional physician to record for the prospective emigrant information regarding the preservation of health while traveling to California and while working in the mines. Tyson sailed from Baltimore, crossed the isthmus at Panama and arrived in San Francisco in May of 1849. This work is considered one of the best contemporary accounts of travels in the northern mines of California.

      [Bookseller: Dawson's Book Shop]
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        Traite des Maladies du Cuir Chevelu suivi de Conseils Hygieniques sur les Soins a Donner a la Chevelure

      Paris - J. B. Bailliere, 1850 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of Cazenave's study into scalp disease, illustrated with coloured plates. First Edition. 'Treatise on diseases of the scalp followed by hygienic advice on caring for the hair'. Featuring 8 coloured plates, with tissue-guards. Pierre Louis Alphe Cazenave (1795 1877) was a French dermatologist who practiced medicine at the Hpital Saint-Louis in Paris. In 1823 he was appointed interne to the hospitals of Paris, and in 1835 became professor agrg to the medical faculty. Cazenave was a student of Laurent-Thodore Biett, a physician who introduced the anatomical approachto skin disordersin France. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, generally smart with some shelfwear only. Sunning to the spine. Front joint cracked but firm. Internally, firmly bound. Generally clean with just the odd spot, prominent to the first and last few pages. Ex Birmingham Medical Institute copy, with stamps to the half title, titlepage, last page and each plate. Overall: GOOD..

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        Henrietta’s wish; Or, Domineering

      A Tale. By the author of “Scenes and Characters,” “Kings of England,” etc. London: Joseph Masters, Aldersgate Street, And New Bond Street, 1850. F’cap 8vo; half-title present; wood-engraved frontispiece by Dalziel after ‘IHS’, on plate-paper; pp.[iv]+295+[i (blank)]; recent half dark green crushed morocco, marbled sides, spine with five raised bands, with guinea-roll tooling gilt on the bands, black lettering-piece, edges burnished brown, cream laid end-papers. Inscription dated ‘25 Decr. 1850’ on upper margin of half-title; frontispiece foxed and with small, light, dampstain to one corner; some scattered dusting and fingering to margins; otherwise a nice copy in a fine recent binding. The author’s very scarce third novel (and fifth book), originally serialised in ‘The Churchman’s Companion’ in 1849-50. This title not in Sadleir nor in either of Wolff’s collections; Laski and Tillotson, ‘Chaplet’, p.208; NCBEL, 3: 973; British Library, Oxford, and a National Trust copy only on COPAC, the last recording a 56pp. publisher’s inserted catalogue at end dated June 1850, not present here. All books listed by Robert Temple are first editions unless otherwise stated.

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        "Strange birds seen off Boulogne"

      n.p., [c. 1850]. Image approx. 4 x 4-1/2 inches. Pen and ink and watercolor on paper, initialled "JL", mounted in larger sheet of paper, matted. . John Leech (1817-1864) was one of the most prolific and successful of the English artists and caricaturists of the mid 19th century. "His humour was like his talent, gentle, warm-hearted and positive, his world, the ups and downs of middle class life, the sports of the squirearchy, and the peccadilloes of army officers and undergraduates" (Houfe). The conventions of social humor he established with his first contributions to the newly founded Punch, in 1841, lasted into the 1920s, but his greatest fame came through his book illustrations, particularly those for Surtees's sporting novels. "Extravagantly praised by Ruskin, Leech's often careless but never crude drawings have survived in charm and humour to give us a refreshing glimpse of mid-Victorian society." (Houfe)

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        CASA INGLESE SOPRA L'ETNA.

      Disegno ad inchiostro di china. Cm.16x28 oltre ampi margini. Titolo manoscritto.

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        The Jamaica Movement for Promoting the Enforcement of the Slave-Trade Treaties, and The Suppression of the Slave-Trade, with Statements of Fact, Convention, and Law, Prepared at the Request of The Kingston Committee.

      C Gilpin, London 1850 - Charles Gilpin, London, 1850. First Edition , 430 pp. 1 vol volumes. Good condition. Some minor useage/ageing marks but interior generally in nice clean condition. Gilt titling to spine a bit faded Hard Cover. Blind stamped front and backcover [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Personal History of David Copperfield

      London: Bradbury & Evans,, 1850. With Illustrations by H. K. Browne. Octavo (215 × 133 mm). Contemporary red half morocco, spine gilt in compartments, marbled sides, endpapers, and edges. Engraved frontispiece, title, and 38 plates. Bookplate. Binding a little rubbed, hinges repaired, a little spotting to contents but contents generally clean. An excellent copy. First edition, bound from the original parts. A very attractive copy without the darkening that often affects the plates. This semi-autobiographical novel, based on Dickens's own troubled childhood, is widely considered one of his best works.

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        Autograph Letter Signed to 'My dear Nat', a lively letter about family arrangements, with a story about Lord Glenelg as Colonial Secretary].

      - St. Leonards, 20 December. Octavo ca. 18x11,5 cm. 4 pp. Black ink on laid paper. Mild fold marks, abrasion along one edge where formerly mounted, otherwise a very good letter. A lively letter by a British African explorer William Cotton Oswell. "In the 1850-s he explored the Kalahari desert in Bechuanaland (now Botswana) and located Lake Ngami; later he participated in expeditions to the Zambezi river with David Livingstone, and one of Livingstone's children, born in Botswana in 1851, was named William Oswell Livingstone. The species Rhinoceros oswellii was named for him (this name is no longer used in modern taxonomy). Livingstone described Oswell as having had lucky escapes, having been tossed by a rhinoceros on two occasions" (Wikipedia). From the letter: "I am not in town more than 6 times a year, & I find gentlemen who sit at home in their own arm chairs are not always very prone to take opinions from Mumbo Jumbo, latest arrival from the Mts. of the Moon. We are so apt to side with our own ideas that we very diligently sift other people's to see if they contain those pearls of great price and if they don't why they're rubbish! You remember the story told of Lord Glenelg when Colonial Sectry, receiving a deputation from Natal¿ suggest his own project plans & refusing to listen to said deputation on any point. 'Good morning, my Lord'¿ 'Good morning Gentlemen - by the way, how is Natal?', this just as they were leaving the room."

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        Ireland: its Scenery, Character, &c

      London,: Hall, Virtue and Co., c., 1850.. Three volumes, large octavo, with engraved titles, 18 coloured maps, and 100 attractive engraved plates, as well as some 500 engraved illustrations in the text; an attractive set in contemporary brown half morocco, spines ornately gilt in compartments between raised bands, all edges gilt. A handsome set of this famous book on Ireland: extensively illustrated, it contains extensive geographical description, anecdotes of travel, descriptions of the people and their customs, historical folklore, and related topics. The engravings, some by W. H. Bartlett, are very charming.

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        THE BOOK OF THE SALMON. By "EPHEMERA".

      Flyfisher's Classic Library. Bovey Tracey. - (1850) 1995 new edition. Ppxxvi,242. Eight full-page colour plates, five of them of salmon flies. Full burgundy goatskin with actual salmon fly. De luxe edition. Mint in silk-lined box. One of 55 copies. One of 55 de luxe copies, each containing an actual salmon fly tied by Henrik Strandgaard. The Book of the Salmon (1850) is one of the best-known books on salmon fishing of the nineteenth century. It belongs to the exciting decadefrom 1842, which saw the publication of Blacker's first edition, Scrope's Days and Nights of Salmon Fishing and Jones's Guide to Norway, some of the most brilliant (and most desirable) of all fly-fishing books. 'Ephemera' was an Irishman, Edward Fitzgibbon. He was a friend of William Blacker, the celebrated tackle-dealer, and an excellent all-round angler of great experience. Unlike Blacker, Fitzgibbon could write, and he was an ambitious author. The Book of the Salmon is the first comprehensive guide to salmon fishing to be published. In addition, it contains five colour plates of flies and three plates of salmon fry, superbly engraved by the Adlards (the same men who produced the dazzling plates in Jones's Guide to Norway). Westwood and Satchell's Bibliotheca Piscatoria, (1883) comments, "the chapters on fly-making are unusually clear and comprehensible". The quality and rarity of Ephemera's book have made it a most sought after collector's piece which fetches (when it occasionally appears) a substantial price. It is an essential volume for anyone interested in the history of the salmon fly. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        MANUAL PARA LOS MAESTROS DE ESCUELAS DE PÁRVULOS

      1850 - Madrid Colegio Sordo-Mudos 1850. 4to, 1 h, retrato (huellas hum. en margen exterior y esquina sup.), XV-252 pp, 1 h, 20 pp. de CANCIONES, 12 lams. de MUSICA NOTADA y 4 DELICIOSAS LAMINAS. Obra rara. Buen ej, salvo la huella de hum. en el retrato. Hol, piel, época, dorados en lomo. Infantil - Educación [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        One-Hundred Thousand Land Warrants Wanted

      1850. "Please Put This in a Conspicuous Place" [Broadside]. [Land Bounties]. One-Hundred Thousand Land Warrants Wanted. Boston: Albert L. Richardson & Co., n.d. [c. 1850]. 21" x 14" broadside. Toning, faint fold lines, light edgewear with a few minor chips. An interesting item. * Land warrants were grants of free land issued to veterans in return for military service from the time of the Revolutionary War through 1855. The style and typography of this broadside suggests it was issued after the Mexican-American War [1846-48]. Richardson & Co., "agents for bounty land claims and dealers in land warrants," promised sellers "Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore prices" for their warrants. A note at the bottom of the broadside says: "Please put this in a conspicuous place."

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        The Congressional Globe ...: 31ST Congress to the 36TH Congress, 45 Volumes, Incomplete Set

      City of Washington. Hardcover. All Volumes Hardcover with marbled boards& leather spines. Printed 1850's. Please contact us for a complete list of volumes included in this set. (45 books) Includes Congressional Globes from the 31st Congress through the 36th Congress. Foxing / age tanning throughout. Minor shelf-wear, bumps, worn edges. Condition Considered in Pricing. For Additional Information or pictures, Please Inquire. . Good. 1855.

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        Étude sur la désarticulation fémoro-tibiale. Thèse présentée à la Faculté de médecine de Strasbourg et soutenue publiquement le 7 février 1850, . pour obtenir le grade de docteur en médecine.

      Strasbourg, impr. de L.F. Le Roux, 1850 - Strasbourg, impr. de L.F. Le Roux, 1850 ; in-4, (4), 32 pp., broché, couverture muette bleue de l'époque, titre manuscrit et envoi autographe signé de Liébeault sur le plat supérieur, très bel exemplaire. Édition originale rarissime, avec envoi, de la thèse de Liébeault, le fondateur de l'École hypnologique de Nancy. Ambroise-Auguste Liébeault (1823-1904), né à Favières (Meurthe-et-Moselle) devint, après ces études de médecine à Strasbourg, médecin de campagne près de Nancy. Il se passionna pour l'hypnotisme et appliqua la suggestion verbale par le sommeil hypnotique à la thérapeutique, posant les fondements de la psychothérapie (cf. Garrison & Morton, 4994 : "The substitution of psychotherapy for hypnotic suggestion starts with the work of Liébeault."; Crabtree, 896). Cette thèse, qui débute par un historique très complet, est basée sur 69 observations et remet en cause les conclusions de travaux antérieurs. Elle semble avoir été très remarquée, ayant en particulier été analysée dans les Archives générales de médecine (1852, 4e sér., XXX, p. 352), fait peu courant pour un thèse provinciale, la conclusion de cette analyse étant : "Ce travail est utile à consulter."Cf. A. Cuvelier, Hypnose et suggestion, de Liébeault à Coué ; C.S. Alvarado, Ambroise August Liébeault and psychic phenomena, Am J Clin Hypn., 2009, 52, pp. 111-21. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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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

      London: John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1850. Second edition. 2 vols., 8vo. With frontispieces, engraved vignette title pages depicting the author in his kilt, 13 plates, one map. xv, 388, x, 381pp. Contemporary three quarter brown calf and marble paper over boards, stamped in blind along joints and at tips, spine gilt. Faint shelf wear along foot of boards and tips, slight foxing to endpapers, owner signature dated 1850. Fine. Mendelssohn vol. I, pp.398-399 . "Gordon Cumming appears to have hunted every species of South African fauna, and to have enjoyed an amount of sport almost unique even amongst the mighty hunters of Africa. The narrative is valuable for the account of the state of the country at this period, as well as for the excellent description afforded of the natives of the interior, and of the up-country Boers, while the interesting zoological and botanical notes give added value to the work." -- Mendelssohn

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        Payne's Universum or Pictorial World. Three Volume set

      G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Light scuffing to edge of spines. Some rubbing to boards. Light foxing throughout. Name plates to front pastedowns. Aeg [First Edition] Half-leather cover over marbled boards with title-plates and gilt design 280mm x 220mm (11" x 9"). 132; 136; 128pp. Many b/w steel engravings by various artists. Being a collection of engravings of views in all countries, portraits of great men and specimens of works of art, of all ages and of every character.

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        In Memoriam

      VG : in very good condition with slipcase. Some occasional light pencil annotation to text and correction in pencil within. Signature of previous owner (Lord Monteagle) on fep First Edition, First Issue 20th century green morocco gilt in green morocco and board slipcase 170mm x 110mm (7" x 4"). vii, 210pp. The first issue with misprints on pages 2 and 198, and without the inserted advertisements dated 1850. Includes half title. Signature of Lord Monteagle, formerly Thomas Spring-Rice M.P. for Limerick.

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        La Missione del Diavolo [in antiporta: o le sue gesta nella Rivoluzione]. Scritta da un emigrato italiano.

      Stabilimento Tipografico Ponthenier 1850 Frontespizio in cornice tipografica con piccola incisione, ricche cornici all?inizio di ogni capitolo e finalini adornano il testo. Feroce romanzo anticlericale che attribuisce al Diavolo un?alleanza col Papa e i regnanti impegnati a soffocare i moti rivoluzionari. Il tipografo Ponthenier pubblicò libri di Guglielmo Pepe, Luigi Taparelli, Mauro Macchi e altri saggi sui moti rivoluzionari. Solo tre copie registrate nelle biblioteche pubbliche italiane. Bell?esemplare. in 4° antiporta figurata a colori, molto bella, seguono pp. 144 e 9 tavv. litografiche f.t. a piena pagina a colori.

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        INDICAZIONE DI ALCUNE CELEBRI PITTURE PARMENSI.

      [1850 ca], S.l.n.d., 1850 - in-4, 59 tavv., pp. (2), bross. edit. Front. inc. in rame con figura allegorica. Album senza dati tipografici contenente una raccolta di 59 belle incisioni in rame raffiguranti dipinti di area parmense. Al fine due pagine di testo contengono l'indice dei dipinti e loro collocazione. Raro. Belliss. esempl. [179]

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        RACCOLTA DELLE PRINCIPALI VEDUTE DI VENEZIA.

      VENEZIA, MILANO, VERONA, PAOLO RIPAMONTI CARPANO, s.d.(1850 ca.)Buon esemplare in bella coloritura coeva Legatura in mezza tela con brossura originale al piatto anteriore ITALIANO Legatura di seconda metà Ottocento in mezza tela e carta maculata sul colore viola; al piatto anteriore, brossura originale ritagliata e incollata; 2 carte bianche; frontespizio con titolo e dati tipografici, al centro, raffigurazione del leone di San Marco colorato; seguono 17 tavole fuori testo in cartoncino, incise e finemente colorate alla mano d'epoca; ogni tavola ha il soggetto inquadrato all'interno di cornice tipografica al di sotto della quale compare un doppio titolo della veduta rappresentata, in italiano e francese. Al frontespizio e alla prima tavola, timbro viola del libraio Damiano Muoni. Le 17 tavole rappresentano altrettante raffinate vedute di Venezia, eseguite sullo stile di Marco Moro, artista che lavorò per l'editore; una delel tavole reca le firme di Brunetti (ideatore) e di Conte (incisore). Particolarmente curata e gradevole la coloritura strettamente coeva. Bell'esemplare.

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        TIPI MILITARI DEI DIFFERENTI CORPI CHE COMPONGONO IL REALE ESERCITO E L'ARMATA DI MARE DI SUA MAESTA' IL RE DEL REGNO DELLE DUE SICILIE.

      ZEZON A. Tipi militari dei differenti corpi che compongono il Reale esercito e l?Armata di Mare di Sua maestà il Re del Regno delle Due Sicilie. Napoli, 1850. In folio. 63 (su 84) litografie acquarellate con coloritura coeva edite da Zezon su disegni di A. Di Lorenzo. Tutte le litografie montate con braghette. Esemplare scompleto privo del frontespizio dell?Armata di Mare, di 20 tavole e delle 56 pagine di testo. Mezza pelle coeva, frontespizio riportato al piatto anteriore.

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        Fores's Sporting Scraps. Plate 6. Coursing

      London: Messrs. Fores, 29 May 1850. Four aquatint engravings on one plate, coloured by hand, by J. Harris. 4 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches (each aquatint). French wash-line mat, black and gold frame. A fine example of Fores's excellent series, with images after one of the greatest British sporting artists. According to Siltzer the series was completed with eight plates (each with four images): one on racing, three on hunting, one on steeple- chasing and one on coursing. Henry Thomas Alken was born into what became an artistic dynasty. He studied under the miniature painter J.T. Barber and exhibited his first picture (a miniature portrait) at the Royal Academy when he was sixteen. From about 1816 onwards he "produced an unending stream of paintings, drawings and engravings of every type of field and other sporting activity. He is best remembered for his hunting prints, many of which he engraved himself until the late 1830s.... To many, sporting art is 'Alken', and to describe his work or ability is quite unnecessary." (Charles Lane British Racing Prints pp.75-76). Siltzer p.65

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        Schleswig und Umgegend). Aquatinta-Radierung von C.L. Mertens. Um 1850. Mit 10 Randansichten. 22,5 x 35,5 cm.,

      1850 - Klose/Martius84; Schlee, Schleswig Abb. 26.- Ohne die unteren 4 Randansichten.- Mittelansicht zeigt Schleswig vom Erdbeerenberge, die Randansichten Domkirche, Taubstummeninstitut, Michaeliskirche, Gottorf, Neuwerk I., Louisenlund u.a.- Etwas angestaubt, Knickfalte an oberer rechter Ecke. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        A British Schooner off Government House and Fort Macquarie, Sydney

      Sydney,: circa, 1850.. Watercolour on paper, 290 x 455 mm., framed. Frederick Garling (1806 - 1873) arrived in Sydney as a young boy in 1815. By 1827 Garling was working as a customs officer and a marine artist painting the ships of Port Jackson that came his way each working day.In 1829 at St. Phillip's church Sydney he married Elizabeth, daughter of Lieutenant Ward of the 1st. Regiment, Frederick and Elizabeth had eleven children.Garling's paintings are often suffused with a soft misty quality and this picture shows to the right of a British schooner under full sail the early multi storeyed warehouses of The Rocks whilst to the left can be seen Government House and Fort Macquarie.Fort Macquarie, on the east point of Bennelong Point was built 1817- 1821 under the governorship of Lachlan Macquarie by the first colonial architect, Francis Greenway. Demolished in the early 20th century the site is now where the Sydney Opera House stands. Government House is a Gothic Revival building designed in England by an architect who never visited Sydney, Edmund Blore. It was constructed in 1837-45 and was and still is the home of many New South Wales governors.A fine and luminous painting by an imaginative and romantic painter steeped in the daily hustle and bustle of Sydney's busy harbour.

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        Lezioni orali di chimica generale pronunciate in un corso privato nell'anno 1849-50 dal professore Giovacchino Taddei. Uno dei XL della Societ? Italiana delle Scienze. UNITO A: Addizioni alle lezioni orali di chimica gen

      Subject: (Chimica). Firenze, tipografia di Mariano Cecchi, 1850, sette volumi rilegati in sei, in-8vo legature in mezza pelle marrone con titoli e fregi dorati ai dorsi, pp. 653 + 640 + 719 + 716 + 763 + 816 con incisioni xilografiche nel teto. + Firenze, tipografia di Federico Bencini, 1857, pp. 200

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        Rome MDCCCXLIX

      London: Illustrated London News. , 1850. (Rome 1849). Framed size: 1170 x 580 mm. Panoramic woodcut. Very good condition. Splendid panoramic view presented with the Illustrated London News. The aftermath of the the French siege on Rome, which was defended by Guiseppe Garibaldi after its short spell as a republic, is depicted by canons and armoury which lay strewn on the hill above.

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        Bagnéres de Luchon et ses Environs.

      Paris, [1850?] - Oblong folio (390 × 270 mm). Original black cloth, front cover with gilt titling enclosing by ornate gilt decorative border, covers with borders blocked in blind, gilt edges, lately rebacked and recornered in black morocco, spine lettered and decorated gilt. A nice clean copy 30 plates, of which 3 are double and one folding. An attractive collection of uncoloured lithographs of medicinal baths in the Pyrenees, by Victor Petit (1820?–1874). The series of plates, printed by the Thierry brothers at Paris, were issued in various formats and numbers: the only copy in NUC has 31 plates, and those listed in OCLC have 25 plates only. Not in Chadenat or Abbey, Travel; NUC lists one copy only.

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        Album of 55 exquisitely colored lithographs and watercolor drawings in the style of Pompeiian frescoes

      [Italian?], c 1850 - A superb collection of lovely lithographed images which, in many instances are so delicately and minutely colored as to be indistinguishable from watercolor drawings - and indeed, several of them we believe to be entirely original drawings - each in the style of the ancient art of Pompeii in its frescoes, geometric mosaics, and ceramics. There are scenes of mythological figures (e.g., a satyr cavorting with a goat); scenes of purely decorative nature, suggestive of Pompeian vase art against a black gloss background; domestic scenes of husband, wife, and children; cupids; pastoral scenes; fish and game; and several images of an openly erotic nature suggestive of the relaxed style of Pompeiian attitudes toward nudity (POMPEII) Folio. Each plate (8-1/2 x 10-1/2, and smaller) is tipped to a larger sheet; two are entirely uncolored, another only partially. Bound together in three quarter red morocco by Pawson & Nicholson, Philadelphia, with their ticket. Rebacked in goatskin, original spine laid down, inner hinges reinforced with period cloth [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Barbuda Island surveyed by Captain E. Barnett of HMS Thunder.

      Hydrographic Office, 1850. Large chart with full margins. Minor marginal tears and minor tone spotting. 18 x 25" As no individual maps of Barbuda exist apart from Admiralty Charts of which this is the largest.

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        RICORDO DI VENEZIA.

      Venezia Senza data (ma 1850-1870) 8° Formato album in oblungo. Legatura coeva in tutta percalina rossa. Ricchi fregi e Leone di San Marco incisi in oro al piatto anteriore. Contiene 23 deliziose fotografie all'albumina acquarellate a colori all'epoca, rappresentanti gli scorci più classici e caratteristici della città. Bellissimo esemplare con lievissime fioriture marginali.

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        Canterbury Papers Parts 1 & 2

      London,: John W. Parker, February, 1850.. Octavo, 8 pp. advertisements, 56 pp. text, large folding map; preliminary leaves and advertisements thumbed, some browning of the fore-edge and a little localised staining of the last two leaves, yet a good copy overall in attractive half green morocco by Sangorski, spine gilt. Scarce early history of the settlement, collecting and publishing important primary documents related to the Canterbury Association with a modest desire to 'form a chapter of the res gestae of the great heroic work of Colonization'.The preamble states this Papers 'are intended to supply the public with information as to the principles, objects, plans and proceedings of the Canterbury Association for founding a settlement in New Zealand...it is intended to append such extracts from printed books, pamphlets, and papers, bearing directly on the same subjects, as have not appeared in a collective form; and, lastly, to publish such original essays, statements, discussions, and extracts from private letters, papers and memoranda, as may throw light in any way on the nature of the Settlement, or the means available for its formation and success.''The Canterbury Papers were published at intervals between February 1850 and May 1852. The 12 numbers were issued in nine parts of which three were double numbers; paging was continuous' (NZNB). This bound volume includes the first two parts of the Canterbury Papers bound with the eight pages of preliminary advertisements duly noted in the NZNB (although the cover title-page introducing the series of 12 parts is not included here).The first issue of the Canterbury Papers is well regarded for the folding map of the Canterbury settlement, well preserved in this copy.Hocken, p.151; New Zealand National Bibliography, 895.

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        Scarlet Letter

      Boston: Ticknor, Reed & Fields 1850 - First Edition, First Printing with the correct ads dated "March 1, 1850" and the misprint on page 21. A wonderful unrestored copy bound in the ORGINAL brown cloth from the publisher. The book is in nice condition. The binding is tight, with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. A sharp copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with an acetate dustjacket to protect the book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Surgical Anatomy of the Principal Regions of the Human Body

      London: Taylor, Walton & Maberly. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Modern binding and new endpapers with original title pasted to spine. One plate loose. Ocasional edge-tears. Some minor extinct worming (confined to the upper margins). Minor browning. 1850. First Edition. Green hardback cloth cover. 270mm x 170mm (11" x 7"). 371pp; 24pp + 2 pp ads. Twenty four hand-coloured lithographic plates including 18 double page plates. Additional engraved illustrations within the text. This is the First collected edition of Morton's anatomical works, comprising The Surgical Anatomy of the Perinaeum; the Groin; the Thigh; the Popliteal Region; the Hip Joint; Inguinal Herniae; the Testis and it's Coverings; the Head and Neck; the Axilla; the Bend of the Elbow and the Radial and Ulnar Arteries of the Wrist. These were issued separately between 1838 and 1845. This collected edition was issued after Morton's death. All these works are remarkable, because they are illustrated by his brother Andrew Morton a leading London portrait painter. Arguably they mark the revival of an artistic representation of anatomical details. .

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        AN EXPOSITION OF GAMES AND TRICKS WITH CARDS.

      New York: G. & S. Bunce, 1850. - 96pp. Original printed wrappers. Wrappers soiled. Front cover trimmed closely along fore edge; rear cover with some loss due to contemporary ink burn. First few leaves closely trimmed, some with slight loss to text at fore edge. Several small tears. Lightly soiled. Still, a decent copy in original condition. J.H. Green is the most important figure in the early literature of American gambling. Here he offers the inside scoop on Whist, stocking, palming, lapping, shuffling, cutting, dealing, and stealing, along with many other tips on a variety of subjects, including horse racing. Green adds numerous tales of personal experience, and the many illustrations offer the reader the ability to recognize common sleights of hand. This is one of his rarest titles, particularly in original wrappers. OCLC locates only three copies, at Trinity College, the Library Company of Philadelphia, and Brown University. OCLC 28607278.

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        Scarlet Letter

      Ticknor, Reed and Fields 1850 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Nathaniel Hawthorne on a laid in signature. This First Issue book has with the correct ads dated "March 1, 1850 and the misprint "reduplicate" for "repudiate" at line 20 page 21. A wonderful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with light wear to the edges. The boards are crisp with minor wear. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a beautiful copy SIGNED by the author and housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. We buy Hawthorne First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mont Bi-Sutoun

      J. Rigo, Paris 1850 - This plate is from" Voyage en Perse de MM. Eugene Flandin"The lithographed plates of Perse moderne are the finest depictions of Persia in the nineteenth century, Image Size : 310x465 (mm), 12.25x18.25 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 450x630 (mm), 17.75x24.75 (Inches), Black & White, Lithograph

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        Hudson River School landscape painting

      Ca. 1850.. A Hudson River panorama, unsigned, with a steamboat in the near ground and sailboats in the distance, the foreground a rugged shoreline scene with trees. Possibly inspired by the Hudson Highlands, with some rather exaggerated mountain profiles meeting the shoreline. Painted on canvas and applied to the reverse side of convex glass, a manufacturing process which is a lost art.There is a six inch hairline crack in the glass and some slight faint damage in the skyline of the canvas. Overall a charming landscape framed in a period frame.

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        [Original pencil drawing]: The Old Tennent Church, Near the Monmouth Battle-Ground in the Year 1850

      1850. Unsigned original pencil drawing of Old Tennent Church, the Churchyard, and cemetery. Approximately 11" x 10". Paper is age-toned, small chips and tears in the margins, a little light foxing or spotting, but the image is near fine. A reasonable accomplished drawing of the historic Church. .

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        TIPI MILITARI DEI DIFFERENTI CORPI CHE COMPONGONO IL REAL ESERCITO E L'ARMATA DI MARE DI S. M. IL RE DEL REGNO DELLE DUE SICILIE, PER ANTONIO ZEZON.

      NAPOLI, s.e., 1850-54 2 parti in 1 volume In-folio (mm 420x 300)ITALIANO Elegante legatura dei primi anni del Novecento in mezza pelle con angoli e tela marrone con goffrature nere a decorazione, titolo in oro al piatto anteriore

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        Atlas zu H.G. Bronn's Lethaea geognostica oder Abbildung und Beschreibung der für die Gebirgs-Formationen bezeichnendsten Versteinerungen

      Stuttgart Schweizerbart, 1850. 3rd. Hardcover. Good. 3rd edition. Folio. Internally very good, with clean, unmarked and unfoxed pages. Lovely plates throughout. 123 plates. Marbled boards. Original spine material is missing and spine is covered with binding tape. Ships daily. Please note our pictures.

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        The Brahma Dharma or Religion of One God

      Calcutta, India: Printed at the Probhakur Press. 1850. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. S Soft Cover. Fair. Undated, ca. 1850s. Softcover booklet with stitched binding, 18.5cm tall, 45 pages. Unknown whether issued with with separate covers, but the stitching would suggest it was not. Edgeworn copy with light chipping to the edges of the first and final leaves, rear cover barely hanging on, tiny closed tear to outer margins throughout (not affecting text), name at top of title page, additional notation in pencil: "This is the only liturgy of the Vedantic Societies (12 or 15) & (in Bengal?) is in constant use", a few tiny pencil lines in margins here and there.

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        Payne's Book of Art with the Celebrated Galleries of Munich. Being a Selection of Subjects Engraved after Pictures by Old and Modern Masters with Descriptive Text together with a History of Art. 3 volume set

      Dresden, Leipzig, London: A H Payne; W French. G+: in Good Plus condition. Minor rubbing and scuffing to covers. Occasional light foxing within. Sm. edge-tear and closed running tear to pages within volume I (some repaired with archival tape). Marbled endpapers and fore-edges. [1850]. First Edition. Black half-leather cover. 280mm x 210mm (11" x 8"). 163pp; 165pp; 180pp. Engraved plates throughout. 'Payne's book of art with the celebrated Galleries of Munich being a selection of subjects engraved after pictures by old and modern masters with descriptive text together with a history of art'. .

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        La Missione del Diavolo [in antiporta: o le sue gesta nella Rivoluzione]. Scritta da un emigrato italiano.

      Stabilimento Tipografico Ponthenier 1850 Frontespizio in cornice tipografica con piccola incisione, ricche cornici all?inizio di ogni capitolo e finalini adornano il testo. Feroce romanzo anticlericale che attribuisce al Diavolo un?alleanza col Papa e i regnanti impegnati a soffocare i moti rivoluzionari. Il tipografo Ponthenier pubblicò libri di Guglielmo Pepe, Luigi Taparelli, Mauro Macchi e altri saggi sui moti rivoluzionari. Solo tre copie registrate nelle biblioteche pubbliche italiane. Bell?esemplare. in 4° antiporta figurata a colori, molto bella, seguono pp. 144 e 9 tavv. litografiche f.t. a piena pagina a colori.

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        Nuova Raccolta delle piu interessanti Vedute della Citta di Firenze Con Alcune Altre Della Toscana

      Firenze: Francesco e Giuseppe Pineider (Successori di G. P. Peratoner). Cloth. Very Good. N.d., circa 1850. Oblong. 8.5 by 11 inches, 21 by 28 cm. Eighteen brilliantly hand-colored plates, with possibly one plate missing, of well-known monuments and views in and around Florence, including Tower of Pisa and the Duomo in Siena. The set is notable for the sheer richness of the color, and this copy is extremely clean and bright, except the last plate, which groups together the best known monuments of Tuscany, has one stain about a half inch in diameter marring the blue sky but not affecting the buildings or monuments depicted, and the same plate has a minor margin closed tear. Still very scarce, with only one copy located on OCLC, this copy being at the Bibliotheque National de France. Bound in a modern green cloth, with the original title of the wraps it had come in mostly preserved and mounted onto the front board. This preserved cover is stained where a piece of tape had once run over a tear, and it is cut into something of a rhombus shape.

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        The Prelude, or, Growth of a Poet's Mind. An Autobiographical Poem

      Edward Moxon, 1850 1850 8vo., First Edition, neat presentation inscription on front free endpaper, neat later signature and date on title; contemporary full calf, sides with double gilt frame borders stopped at corners with a gilt rosette, back with five raised bands, compartments tooled in gilt to a floral pattern, red morocco label gilt, marbled endpapers, covers a little rubbed, gilt somewhat faded (almost entirely from compartments on back) else a most attractive, clean period copy. The binder has not included the final advertisement leaf CC2 in this copy (see Wise, p.172). Ashley Library Catalogue vol. VIII, pp.35-36; Cornell 152; Tinker 2358; Wise 33.

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        Konvolut von 185 Stahlstichen von Afrika. Überwiegend aus: Meyer's Universum. Hildburghausen, Bibliographisches Institut, um 1850. Je etwa 10,6 x 15,7 cm.,

      1850 - Mit Ansichten von Ägypten (4), Alexandria (23), Algier (2), Bugai und der Atlas (4), Ruinen von Carthago (9), Constantine (7), Ruinen von Adfou (10), Bey Fort Dauphin (7), Pyramiden Gizah (5), Heliopolis (8), Kairo (5), Kano (2), Marocco (11), Pyramiden von Meroe (10), Misda (3), Tempel-Ruinen zu Phylal (9), Schaedel-Pyramide (8), Tetuan in Marokko (11), Theben (7), Timbuktu (11), Tintellust (3), Ufer des Tsad (3) und 23 weitere Stahlstiche. Darunter auch jeweils einige Radierungen aus der Reihe 'France Militaire'.- Vereinzelt etwas stockfleckig. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        Phelps's National Map of the United States, a Traveller Guide. Embracing the Principal Rail Roads, Canals, Steamboat & Stage Routes, throughout the Union

      New York: Ensign & Thayer, 1850. very good. Case map. Engraving with original hand outline. Image measures 20.5" x 25.5". Outstanding fold out map of the eastern portion of the United States with insets of the Florida Panhandle, the northern part of Maine, and California, Oregon and Texas. Map is bordered by state and national seals, and bust portraits of past presidents and other notable figures such as Benjamin Franklin, Lafayette, Roger Williams and William Penn. Minor scattered foxing and small chip to lower left corner. Original glue stains near title. Booklet is detached, but intact with beautiful gilding. Some warping of hardcover and minor wear to corners. Included in the booklet is extensive travel information. Owner's signature on inside cover in ink.

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