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        Travels in Tartary, Thibet, and China, during the Years 1844-5-6 ... Translated from the French by W. Hazlitt. Illustrated with Fifty Engravings on Wood.

      

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Betts's Portable Terrestrial Globe,

      accompanied by diagrams illustrating the principal phenomena of the world. London : John Betts, c.1850. Original decorated card box, 215 x 125 mm (splits to corners), with printed paper label hand coloured, owner's name in ink on front panel, containing the folding globe, two printed colour cards showing the revolution of the Earth around the Sun, and the 32 page booklet, A companion to Betts's portable globe and diagrams, together with Catalogue of maps, atlases, dissected maps, amusing, instructive, and educational games, etc., etc.. The globe is a rare survivor of the dissected form. The eight paper gores are suspended by string between two dowel rods (the lower one not present in this example); two sliding pins are squeezed together, inflating the gores to produce a three-dimensional globe of the world, accurate in theoretical principles. The gores are crisply coloured by hand, making this a highly decorative and attractive example of this type of educational cartographic device.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        Bad Oeynhausen bei Rehme gesehen vom Gradirwerke".

      - Lithographie mit Tonplatte und Weißhöhung von V. Ruths bei Ch. Fuchs, ca. 1850. 22,7 x 32,4 cm. Links oben rückseitig leichte Papierausdünnung. Die Stadt Bad Oeynhausen bei Rehme ist dargestellt mit ihren malerischen Häuschen und Gärten. Auf einem Weg sind zahlreiche Spaziergänger, Reiter und ein Pferdewagen dargestellt. Rechts ist das Gradierwerk (Saline) dargestellt, an dem ein weiterer Weg vorbeiführt. Zahlreiche Kurgäste spazieren so an dem Gradierwerk entlang.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen]
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        QUEDLINBURG., "Quedlinburg. (Ost-Seite)". Gesamtansicht, im Vordergrund der Bahnhof mit einem einfahrenden Zug.

      Lithographie nach W. Steuerwaldt bei C. Virgin, Quedlinburg, um 1850, 27 x 42 cm. Rand z.T. etwas berieben, oben kleiner, restaurierter Randeinriss. - Seltene Vedute. Sachsen und Sachsen-Anhalt

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        1850 NUOVO CORSO COMPLETO DI PUBBLICHE COSTRUZIONI. Compilato da Raibell e illustrato da un voluminoso atlante inciso. Prima traduzione italiana con aggiunte, per cura di R. Nicoletti.

      ANTONELLI, 1850. NUOVO CORSO COMPLETO DI PUBBLICHE COSTRUZIONI DIETRO IL CELEBRE PROGRAMMA DI MATTIA GIUSEPPE SGANZIN COMPILATO DA RAIBELL E ILLUSTRATO DA UN VOLUMINOSO ATLANTE INCISO PRIMA TRADUZIONE ITALIANA CON AGGIUNTE PER CURA DI RINALDO NICOLETTI - OPERA COMPLETA IN TRE VOLUMI RILEGATI IN DUE GRANDI TOMI + UN VOLUME ATLANTE CONTENENTE LE 218 TAVOLE INCISE - in FOLIO GRANDE , (cm 50 x 36,00 ), VOLUME PRIMO pp. (XII) 399 (XXII) 92 - VOLUME SECONDO pp (II) 443 - VOLUME TERZO (II) 766 - VOLUME QUARTO ATLANTE 218 TAVOLE - Il IV vol. è un Atlante che contiene 218 tavv. di cui 39 sono di "aggiunte" e presenta oltre 500 gruppi di figure. Piano dell'opera: "Materiali. Costruzioni e fondazione in generale. Applicazioni alla costruzione delle strade ordinarie e ferrate. Viadotti e ponti fissi di muro, di legno e di metallo, ponti pensili e ponti mobili - Navigazione interna e artificiale, irrigazioni, acquedotti, cloache, pozzi artesiani e assorbenti - Navigazione esterna - Aggiunte concernenti i ponti di legno americani, i ponti di ferro..". L'opera di Sganzin (Metz 1750-1837) ebbe parecchie edizioni e fu tradotta in piu' lingue - Belle legature in mezza pelle con titoli dorati al dorso, piatti marmorizzati - Buona conservazione, piccole spellature, qualche pp nel secondo volume con leggere fioriture - Opera prestigiosa di grande impatto

      [Bookseller: Libreria antiquaria Sabraro Book]
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        Eigenh. Rechnung mit U.

      Wien, 17. XII. 1850er Jahre? - 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 4to. Rechnung über mehrere musikalische Werke. - Mehrfach durchrissen und textlich stark beeinträchtigt durch Ausrisse.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Beauty & the Beast: An Extravaganza. Written for a Christmas, At Brown's Green, by the Author

      Browns Green, Handsworth Wood, Birmingham, England: Privately Printed, 1850. Wraps. Good. Wraps. This rare dramatic retelling of Beauty & the Beast takes place between Baghdad and Cairo, where an Iraqi merchant in dire straits steals a rose from a bear and must send his favorite daughter (Beauty/Fatima) to live with the beast and his titmouse companion. Of particular interest are the many references to Railway Mania, a period of speculative frenzy in England during the 1840s. The merchant, Beauty's father, loses his fortune at the opening of this play due to a poor investment in railway construction ("Ill fares the land, to railway ills a prey,/ Where railways are got up which will not pay;/ Shares they may rise or they again may fall,/ A goose-quill makes them with a single scrawl."). The beast, a prince turned into a bear by a magician, possesses a magic railway as well. Also of note are allusions to postal reformer Rowland Hill (1795-1879) and several songs to the tune of popular Scottish and Irish ballads. This play is written in rhymed iambic pentameter and boasts quite a few puns and several songs. Rare; no record in WorldCat at time of posting, and seemingly no reference online whatsoever. A truly unique item, particularly of interest to collectors of fairy tales, Victoriana, Orientalism, the Middle East, trains and railways, and economic history. 6" X 3 3/4". 41pp. No date of publication, circa 1850s. Presumed English authorship. Red cloth over sewn paper wraps, with title stamped in gilt to upper wrap. What appears to be inkstains to cloth, with "Beauty" penned to upper wrap. Cloth peeling from paper wrap, particularly at corners of rear wrap. All edges gilt. Some leaves coming loose from binding, which is in a delicate state. Soiling to endpapers, with name to front free endpaper. Surface tear to verso of front free endpaper. Occasional smudges to pages and inked and pencilled notes to character list, else unmarked.

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        La belle Vittoria d'Albano. Aquarell, auf festem Malpapier. Auf dem Passepartout mit Feder alt bezeichnet

      1850 (ca.) 1850 - Unter einem geöffneten Weinlaubendach blickt eine junge Frau, auf einem Steinsockel sitzend, zum Betrachter, durch die Weinlaube sieht man eine Seenlandschaft mit den Albaner Bergen. - Aus der Sammlung des Erzherzogs Franz Ferdinand von Österreich (1863-1914). - In sehr schöner, sauberer Erhaltung, unter Passepartout 190 x 160 mm (Blattgröße), 170 x 140 mm (Bildgröße)

      [Bookseller: Buch & Kunst Antiquariat Flotow GmbH]
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        Eight Years in British Guiana; the Journal of a Residence in That Province, from 1840 to 1848, Inclusive. With Anecdotes and Incidents Illustrating the Social Condition of its Inhabitants; and the Opinions of the Writer on the State and Prospects of Our Sugar Colonies generally.

      - London, Longman, 1850. 8vo. Original slate-coloured ribbed cloth, printed label to spine; pp. 305; light wear to extremities, label chipped; a little shaky; internally, apart from a few minor spots here and there, very clean and fresh; 19th-century ownership inscription to title. Rare first edition of this account of the economy, life and labour in British Guiana, written by a Guiana-born planter. His journals and letteres were edited by an anonymous friend, and give a deep insight into the sugar economy, remnants of slavery, and the relations of Guiana with Brazil. Sabin 65050. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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        Malaccan Dial Bird

      1850-83 1850 - An original lithograph with later hand-colour for Gould'sBirds of Asia, 1850-83 Vol III Richter after Gould Malaccan Dial Bird An original lithograph with later hand-colour for Gould's 'Birds of Asia', 1850-83 530 x 360 mm approx £450

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        The Steam Packet: a Tale of the River and the Ocean

      London: Willoughby & Co, 1850. Later edition, bound from 40 penny parts. Engraved frontispiece portrait and plate ("The Luminaries"), 17 engraved plates; [i], v, 313 pp., + [8] pp. catalog. 8vo. Contemporary brown cloth, covers blindstamped, spine giltstamped, light wear, front cover tender; very good. Later edition, bound from 40 penny parts. Engraved frontispiece portrait and plate ("The Luminaries"), 17 engraved plates; [i], v, 313 pp., + [8] pp. catalog. 8vo. A Pickwick-inspired novel, first published by Emans in 1844. Summers, p. 152 (this ed. only)

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        Vues suisses.

      [Druck] Paris / Genf, Imp. Godard / Ch. Gruaz bzw. Ledoux, o. J. [ca. 1850] Quer-Kl.8° (Blattgrösse 12.5 x 33.5 cm), 9 lithogr. Taf. (Stein 8.5 x 27 cm), OHLwd. m. gold. Deckelpräg., Kanten tlw. etw. berieben, Bindung etw. gelockert, die Stege min. (finger-)fleckig; gutes Ex. Enthält die Lithographien: «Panorama de Chambéry». «Panorama de Lucerne». «Zurich. le Lac et les Alpes». «Lausanne et le Jura». «Lausanne et le fond du Lac». «Pont des Bergues à Genève / Grand Quai du Rhône». «Interlaken et Untersee». «Fribourg et le Pensionnat» und «Panorama de Berne». Gezeichnet von J. Du Bois (viermal ausgewiesen) oder Victor Petit (zweimal ausgewiesen). Versand D: 20,00 EUR Helvetica - Allgemein Illustr. Bücher - Originalgrafik Reisen - Karten, Panoramen Grafik - vor 1900

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        White-Jacket; or, The World of a Man-of-War

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1850 - First printing. Octavo (19cm.); publisher's slate blind-embossed "A" cloth, gilt spine, yellow glazed endpapers; vii,[8]-465,[1][6](ads)pp. Some general shelf wear with brief exposure at corners, spine rather sunned and gilt faded, a few signatures a bit loose, else a Very Good and sound copy. Contemporary gift inscription to a Henry Frost on front free endpaper. BAL 13662. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        MAXIMILIAN, Herzog in Bayern (1808 - 1888)., "Maximilian Herzog in Bayern. K.B. General-Lieutenant und Oberst des dritten Chevauxlegers-Regimentes Commandant der Landwehr u. sämmtlicher Freycorps von Oberbayern". Ganzfigur nach viertellinks in Uniform zu Pferde, bei einer Parade auf dem Lenbachplatz inmitten seines berittenen Generalstabs nach rechts reitend, im Hintergrund die Silhouette von München mit den Frauentürmen und der Maxburg.

      Lithographie mit Tonplatte von E. Schulz nach Heinrich von Mayr, bei J.B. Kuhn, München, um 1850, 45,5 x 38 cm. Nicht bei Lentner und Maillinger. - Sauber und nur im Himmel drei winzige Wurmlöchlein. - Dekoratives Prachtblatt. Porträts, Wittelsbacher

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        Karte von Palästina oder dem Heiligen Lande

      "Karte von Palästina oder dem heiligen Lande ... für Schulen eingerichtet von Carl Beiling". Alt teilkolor. lithogr. Karte (von 2 Platten gedruckt, nicht zusammengesetzt), von F. von Harscher und A. Krämmer, bei J. B. Dreselly in München, um 1850. Zus. ca. 119 x 86 cm. Leichter Mittelbug, oberer Teil im Bugbereich stärker braunfleckig, sonst nur leicht fleckig und gebräunt, breite weiße Ränder mit kleineren Läsuren und angestaubt. Nicht bei Laor und Nebenzahl. Unter dem links oben befindlichen Titel ein Plan von Jerusalem (25 x 25,5 cm, mit Legende 1-23), rechts unten Zeichenerklärung, in der Karte kleine altkolor. Bibeldarstellungen. Unter der Karte eine lithogr. Widmung mit altkolor. Wappen "Seiner Hoheit des durchlauchtigsten Fürsten und Herrn Herrn Herzoges Maximilian in Bayern gewidmet von Dr. Beiling ". Sehr selten. Lithographic map (printed of 2 plates, not composed) partly hand-coloured in former times. Very rare. Slight crease in the middle, partly stronger brown-stained, otherwise only slightly soiled and browned, wide blank margins with minor damages and dust soiled. - More pictures upon request. - According to KVK not in the National Library of Israel !!

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        DICK WHITTINGTON AND HIS (Cat).

      A panorama comprised of 12 hand-coloured engraved plates. Original pictorial hand-coloured paper covered boards.; Expertly re-backed; else an excellent copy. The cover bear the motto of the City of London Corporation: DOMINE DIRIGE NOS (O Lord Direct us). A very scarce work - especially so when issued coloured.

      [Bookseller: David Miles Books]
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        Encyclopedia of architecture. Two-vol. set.

      New York: Martin and Johnson. Hardcover. Fair+/None. Not a reprint or print-on-demand, this appears to be an original set of one of the many editions of this book, which are scarce now on the marketplace. In light brown suede and leather boards with banded spine; bands of red and black with gilt titling on spine; Front covers decorated with embossed floral border. Marbled end papers: blue, yellow, and red on a ground of gray. Owner's name on front and rear end papers (in pencil on front). Front hinges are cracked on the exterior. Edgeworn and with chips to spine ends; first vol. spine head has backstrip detaching via a 2-in. horizontal closed tear. Interiors are unmarked, though lightly foxed. Bindings are sound. Undated; ca. 1850? Heavy small folio. (Extra postage may apply.) BOOK INFO: A dictionary of the science and practice of architecture, building, carpentry, etc., from the earliest ages to the present time, forming a comprehensive work of reference for the use of architects, builders, carpenters, masons, engineers, students, professional men, and amateurs. Edited by Edward Lomax and Thomas Gunyon. Illustrated with 230 engravings on steel, mostly from working drawings in detail. Issued in parts, London, 1811-1819, under title: Architectural dictionary. Appeared with variations of title in several editions, and was largely rewritten by Lomax and Gunyon. 'It is the design of the present work to give an account, not only of Architecture itself, but also of the various other Arts and Sciences connected with it, and without which a comprehensive and complete knowledge of it cannot be attained.' (-from the preface of the American Edition). Vol. 1, (Aba.-Hyp.), 516 pp. plus terminal section of aforementioned plates, which are full-page, one per page. Vol. 2, (Ice.-Zot.), 604 pp. with similar additional section of plates. Peter Nicholson (20 July 1765 ? 18 June 1844) was a Scottish architect, mathematician and engineer. Largely self-taught, he was apprenticed to a cabinet-maker but soon abandoned his trade in favour of teaching and writing. He practised as an architect but is best remembered for his theoretical work on the skew arch (he never actually constructed one himself), his invention of draughtsman's instruments, including a centrolinead and a cyclograph, and his prolific writing on numerous practical subjects.

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        ALBUMEN PRINT PORTRAIT DR. KANE, PHYSICIAN, IN HONG KONG].

      [Hong Kong. s]. 1850 - Albumen photographic print from an original daguerreotype, 12 x 8 1/2 inches, mounted on brown paper, 13 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches. Print slightly wrinkled, upper right corner chipped. Mounting paper chipped and torn at bottom (no loss to print or inscription). 19th-century pencil inscription on brown paper underneath photograph, "Dr. Kane, Hongkong." In very good condition. A fine photographic portrait of a Dr. Kane, in Hong Kong in the 1850s. The three-quarter view shows Kane dressed in formal suit jacket, shirt, and bow tie holding a cane while sitting in a chair. Evidently a British doctor at the colony of Hong Kong in the mid-19th century. DAB X, pp.256-57. ANB 5, pp.368-69.

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        Payne's Universum und Buch der Kunst.

      Payne um 1850., Leipzig & Dresden - Laut Inhaltsverzeichnis gibt es 2 Abteilungen. 1: Novellen, Erzählungen, Reisebeschreibungen und Gedichte. - 2: Kunst und Industrie. - Enhalten ist aber nur die 1. Abteilung. Die Stahlstiche sind zum Teil koloriert. Im Text viele Holzschnitte. - Einband mit Gebrauchsspuren und etwas bestossen, im Gelenk leicht gebrochen, einige Seiten etwas fingerfleckig und stockfleckig. Siehe Photo. 60 Stahlstichtafeln. IV, 352 Seiten. Goldgeprägter Ganzleinen der Zeit. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Album showing Chinese military formations ["Five Stars and the Crescent"].

      Beijing, Imperial Workshop, ca. 1850. - Folio (565 x 300 mm). With 9 large double-page hand-painted illustrations. Fan fold binding, crimson silk-covered wooden boards with the manuscript title (gilding faded) on front cover. Unique manuscript album in accordion format showing Chinese military formations and drills. "Five Stars and the Crescent" (moon) may refer to a constellation or pattern of stars imitated by a military manoeuvre. The album was produced by court artists of the Imperial Workshop during a time when the Chinese army was facing rapid decline, both in terms of discipline and in terms of competing with Western military techniques. Early during the Taiping Rebellion, Qing forces suffered a series of disastrous defeats culminating in the loss of the regional capital city of Nanjing in 1853. Shortly thereafter, a Taiping expeditionary force penetrated as far north as the suburbs of Tianjin in what was considered the Imperial heartlands. In desperation the Qing court ordered a Chinese mandarin, Zeng Guofan, to organise regional and village militias into a standing army called 'tuanlian' to contain the rebellion. Zeng Guofan's strategy was to rely on local gentries to raise a new type of military organisation from those provinces directly threatened by the Taiping rebels. This force, called the "Xiang Army", was a hybrid of local militia and standing army. In 1860 British and French forces in the Second Opium War captured Beijing and sacked the Summer Palace. The shaken court sought to modernise its military and industrial institutions by buying European technology. - The hand-written brush pen text for each illustration runs vertically to the top right side of each page as follows: "Drum is played on the general's stage and the bugle calls for the standing in line. Each captain of the five posts sees to the straightness of the line. Rules of the running array are followed. No one should talk and all should listen to the order. The line leader leads the mandarin-duck formation and then changes to a straight line". - Some wear to silk and boards, as commensurate with age. Minor repairs. Overall in very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Scarlet Letter; A Romance

      Ticknor, Reed and Fields, Boston 1850 - 8vo, 322pp, publisher's ads (May 1850) in front; brown cloth. Includes a new two-page preface by the author. With Metcalf on copyright page and ads dated May 1850. Slight lean; few internal marks and smudges; a pair of early ownership inscriptions; shelf rubbed and with wear to head and heel of spine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Betts's new map of the world, neatly dissected

      London : John Betts, c. 1850. Cedar box with sliding lid featuring an engraved vignette with people and animals from the four great continents, printed advertisement for Betts's 'Instructive juvenile games' on underside, containing the engraved map 'Betts's school atlas of the world on Mercator's projection', measuring 295 x 450mm, laid on wood and dissected into 56 pieces (one small piece of the Mediterranean Sea provided in facsimile), overall fine. A rare mid-nineteenth century children's cartographic toy.

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        LANDSHUT. - Trausnitz., "K. Bergschloß Trausnitz bei Landshut". Schöne Ansicht.

      Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Carl Feederle nach J.B. Kreitmayer, 1850, 36 x 26 cm. Aus dem "König-Ludwigs-Album". - Breitrandig und sehr gut erhalten. BAYERN, Niederbayern

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        LANDSHUT. - Trausnitz. "K. Bergschloß Trausnitz bei Landshut". Schöne Ansicht.

      - Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Carl Feederle nach J.B. Kreitmayer, 1850, 36 x 26 cm. Aus dem "König-Ludwigs-Album". - Breitrandig und sehr gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        \"K. Bergschloß Trausnitz bei Landshut\". Schöne Ansicht.

       Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Carl Feederle nach J.B. Kreitmayer, 1850, 36 x 26 cm. Aus dem \"König-Ludwigs-Album\". - Breitrandig und sehr gut erhalten. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Niederbayern

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        Mélanges de littérature et d'histoire recueillis et publiés par la Société des Bibliophiles françois

      - Paris, Imprimerie de Crapelet (sur la couverture : Janet, Techener, Potier), 1850 ; Imprimerie de Ch. Lahure (sur la couverture : Techener, Potier, Tross), 1856, (sur la couverture : Aubry) 1867 ; Pour la Société des Bibliophiles françois, 1877. 4 volumes in-8, reliure plein maroquin (Carayon), armes dorées sur chaque plat, plats de couvertures conservés (dos passés du vert bouteille au brun). Ex-libris : "Bibliothèque du duc de Chartres, Pierre Berès, Paris" (imprimé contrecollé), Comte de Chabrol (manuscrit, sur la couverture du 3e volume). Bel exemplaire, sous une riche reliure de Carayon. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). *** Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *** Langue : Français

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        Lake Superior: its Physical Character, Vegetation, and Animals

      Boston: Gould, Kendall, and Lincoln, 1850. 8vo. 16 lithographed plates, lithographed outline map. 20pp. publisher's ads. Publisher's purple cloth, spine fadedFirst edition of this scarce and celebrated account of the natural life and landscape of the Lake Superior region.Swiss biologist and geologist Louis Agassiz was renowned for his innovative scholarship of natural history, eventually emigrating to the U.S. where he became a professor of zoology and geology at Harvard. "Considered to be the most authoritative work on the Lake Superior region for that time" (Lande).Howes A88; TPL 3044; Sabin 506; Lande 1531.

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        A History of British Birds.

      London, Groombridge, 1850-57. 8 Bände. 19 x 12,5 cm. Mit 358 kolorierten Holzstich-Tafeln. OHLdr. mit Rückenvergoldung. Nissen IVB, 645. - Erste Ausgabe. - Ausführliche Beschreibung über die Vogelwelt der britischen Insel. - Die Tafeln in schönem, leuchtendem Kolorit. - Text teils etwas gebräunt, die Tafeln meist sauber. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Bücher, Tiere; Vögel

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        Les Toqués Du Jour

      Paris: Arnauld De Vresse, 1850. Exceedingly ScarceHighly Amusing Hand-Colored Caricatures Showing "The Crazy's of the Day"[CHAM, illustrator, pseud. of Charles Amédée de Noé]. Les Toqués Du Jour. Paris: Arnauld De Vresse, [n.d., ca. 1847]. First edition. Large folio (13 3/4 x 10 5/16 inches; 349 x 261 mm.). Hand-colored lithographed title and thirty-six comical scenes on eighteen fine hand-colored lithographed plates heightened with gum arabic. Each scene with printed caption below. Publisher's brown ribbed cloth, bordered in blind, front cover lettered in gilt. Expertly rebacked to style at an early date. Inner hinges cracked but sound, corners very slightly rubbed. A near fine copy of this exceedingly scarce album.A highly amusing collection of lithographs by Cham (1819-1879) satirizing the varieties of Les Toqués Du Jour(The Crazy's of the Day). Of Charles Amédée de Noé, "known as Cham (that is, Ham, the son of Noah)…it was said that he had 'an idea a day' for Le charivari. A good proportion of his thousands of lithographs were gathered into albums. His contributions to the Album du siège (173), in which Daumier was his collaborator, are typical of his work" (Ray, The Art of the French Illustrated Book, pp. 155-156).Exceedingly scarce. No copies found in WorldCat or KVK, and apparently no copies have appeared at auction, certainly during the past thirty-five years.

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        \"Maximilian, Herzog in Bayern\". Ganzfigur nach viertellinks zu Pferde, in Generalleutnantsuniform als \"Oberst-Innhaber des Königl. dritten Chevauxlégers Regiments / Herzog Max / und Kreis-Commandant der Königl. Landwehr des Isarkreises\", mit gezogenem Säbel nach rechts über einen Bach setzend, dahinter sein Stab und das Regiment, unten Inschrift.

       Lithographie auf China von Fr. Hanfstaengl nach Heinrich von Mayr, um 1850, 55,5 x 48 cm. APK 37688; nicht bei Maillinger und Lentner. - Über dem Sattel des Herzogs liegt ein Leopardenfell. Heinrich von Mayr (1806 - 1871) war der Kabinettsmaler und Reisebegleiter von Herzog Max. - Breitrandig und nur in den Rändern leicht fleckig und angestaubt. - Prächtiges Reiterporträt. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Porträts, Militaria, Regimentsgeschichte, Wittelsbacher

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        \"Maximilian Herzog in Bayern\". Ganzfigur nach halbrechts zu Pferde, in Generalleutnantsuniform als \"Generalmajor u. Oberst-Innhaber des Chevauxlegers Regimentes / Herzog Maximilian / Kreis-Commandant der König. Landwehr von Oberbayern &c.\" mit gezogenem Säbel nach rechts reitend, dahinter sein Stab und das Regiment, unten Inschrift.

       Lithographie auf China von J. Woelffle nach Heinrich von Mayr, bei Lacroix, um 1850, 45 x 37 cm. Nicht bei Maillinger und Lentner. - Über dem Sattel des Herzogs liegt ein Leopardenfell, im Hintergrund ein schwarzer Diener in orientalischer Kleidung. Heinrich von Mayr (1806 - 1871) war der Kabinettsmaler und Reisebegleiter von Herzog Max. - Breitrandig, die Ränder etwas stockfleckig und angestaubt. - Prächtiges Reiterporträt. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Porträts, Wittelsbacher

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        \"Maximilian II. König von Bayern. Königin Marie und Kronprinz Ludwig von Bayern\". Hüftbilder, Max mit der Hand auf der Verfassung, darüber sein Wahlspruch \"Freiheit und Gesetzmäßigkeit\"; Marie sitzend mit dem stehenden Kronprinzen Ludwig II. (1845-1886). Insgesamt 2 Blätter.

       2 Lithographien auf China \"nach dem Leben gezeichnet von Erich Correns\" bei Piloty & Loehle, München, um 1850, je ca. 37 x 28 cm. Lentner 4969. - Die beiden seltenen Porträts jeweils in Umrahmung mit gotisierenden Elementen, darüber die Königskronen. - Beide Blättersauber und frisch. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Porträts, Ludwig II., Maximilian II. Kön.v.Bay.

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        Ambrotype group portrait of 28 Freemasons in Masonic regalia]

      N.p. 1850 - Half plate ambrotype, lightly tinted. 4-1/2 x 5-1/2 inches. In molded leather Union case with gilt frame and fastening hooks. Light wear to case Half plate ambrotype, lightly tinted. 4-1/2 x 5-1/2 inches

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        Botanical manuscript with pencil-drawings of plants.

      19th century French manuscript with 15 very accurate pencil-drawings with their descriptions in a very neat handwriting. No place, no publisher (ca. 1850?). Small folio (33 x 25.5 cm). Half calf over pebbled boards with gilt borders, embossed initials "C. P" on front board, spine with gilt floral pattern and title "Botanique". All edges gilt.= The book deals with such plants as le Genevrier, Geranion, Scabieuse, Renouée, Phalaugere, etc., each beautifully and delicately drawn in pencil on large sheets with wide margins. All plates are tissue-guarded, and accompanied by a beautifully handwritten text leaf containing the taxonomy of the corresponding class and family, as well as descriptions of the family and related families. The source of these descriptions and illustrations is not known. It could well be an original manuscript meant for publication. Some leaf versos have the pencilled name C. Paradis in the top left corner. This matches the initials on the front board. The binding is professionally done by the Paris-based firm Chézaud & Braulart, "55 Rue de la Verrerie" (their small label on the front free endpaper verso). Boards with some light scuffing, gilt on monogram much rubbed, some light spotting to tissue guards, otherwise a clean and fine item, with drawings of the highest quality.

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        Album with a Collection of Scarce Satirical Pellerin Broadsides, Neatly Broken into Four Strips Each, from the Mid-19th Century.

      Épinal: Imprimerie de Pellerin, possibly others, 1850s. First Edition presumed of individual pieces. Hardcover. Very Good. Delightful and whimsical send-up primarily of military life, the Crimean War, but also a whimsical depiction of acrobats and some other subjects. This album was compiled more or less contemporaneously with the issuance of them, as noted in a handwritten note mounted onto the first leaf's verso. Oblong, 18 by 44 cm. 48 hand-colored mounted panels, often highlighted with extra gilt, coming from twelve Pellerin broadsides. The original broadsides each had four lines, and thus what we have here is a dozen complete broadsides, with the presentation modified for this album. The broadside strips are 11 by 33 cm, and they are mounted on both sides of the blue leaves. Pellerin issued these kind of strips in three formats: black and white, hand-colored, and hand-colored with extra gilt, the third being the most expensive and desirable. The title of the broadsides are "A Propos des Russes", “Scènes Diverse du Siège de Sébastopol”, No. 1 and No. 3, “Messieurs les Cosaques”, “Les Bourgeois de Sébastopol”, “Les Français dans Sébastopol”, “L'Avenir des Russes”, “Les Distractions Militaires”, “La Guerre de Crimée”, “Les Inventeurs et les Inventions”, “Le Juif-Errant et les Russes”, and “Les Saltimbanques. The Tumblers”. Scarce, with the BNF not having most of the broadsides, according to its catalogue, Gallica. (Among those we couldn't locate at the BNF were "A Props des Russes", "L'Avenir des Russes", "Le Juif-Errant", "Les Bourgeois de Sebastopol," "Les Inventeurs", "Scenes Diverses . . . " and "Les Distractions Militaires". The hand-written note mentioned above is in French, dated 1947, and is from a father to his son. The father speaks of Pellerin and how such broadsides were issued during his own childhood, which spanned from 1872 to 1890. He also speaks to their scarcity, especially of the gilt-infused ones, and how much they cost back in the day. Moderate wear to the binding.

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        MARBACH., "Schillers Geburtsstadt Marbach". Gesamtansicht von Benningen aus.

      Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Eberhard Emminger bei Küstner, um 1850, 23,5 x 38 cm. Schefold 4970 Henning/Maier S. 150, Abb. 77. - Im breiten oberen Rand professionell restaurierter Randeinriß. - Schöne Ansicht! Baden-Württemberg

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        1850 The Scarlet Letter Hawthorne Puritan Adultery Feminism Seven Gables & Tales

      HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel 1850 - 1850 The Scarlet Letter Hawthorne Puritan Adultery Feminism Seven Gables & Tales The Scarlet Letter "has come to be considered among the most important works in American literature, and indeed among the most important novels written in English." – Literary Encyclopedia ‘The Scarlet Letter’, one of the most famous novels ever written, was first printed in 1850 sold out in only ten days after the first release, and immediately vaulted Nathaniel Hawthorne’s fame. According to Allibone, “[a novel that] glows with the fire of a suppressed secret, feverish excitement, a fire that neither wanes nor lessens, but keeps at its original scorching heat!” Hawthorne depicts a woman, a true heroine, who has become an icon in American literature. “She becomes the archetype of the free-thinking American woman grappling with herself and her sexuality in a cold, patriarchal society" (The Guardian). This second printing of “The Scarlet Letter” is paired with two other famed Hawthorne 1st edition titles – “House of Seven Gables” and “Twice Told Tales”. Item number: #756 Price: $1500 HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel Works Boston: Tickner and Fields, 1850/51/60. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: 3 works in 4 volumes o The Scarlet Letter, First edition Tickner, Reed, and Fields, 1850. Edition points: • Page 21/ line 20: "repudiate". • 41/5: "characters". • 100/2: "mortal" for "moral". • 102/22: "to believe". • 132/29: "catechims" • 142/23: "heaven" for "heavenly". • 189/23: "answered". • 199/4: "known it". (added space) • 321/31: number "21" printed below "there" at foot of page. o House of Seven Gables, 1851. First edition May 1851 ads (printing) o Twice Told Tales, 1860, 2 volumes, “new edition” • Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure • References: Grolier American 59. Allibone I:805. BAL 7601. • Language: English • Size: ~7in X 5in (17.5cm x 14cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 756 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Volks-Naturgeschichte [Volksnaturgeschichte].

      Leipzig, E. Pönicke & Sohn. (um 1850). 353 - 559 Textseiten, plus 45 Tafeln m. wunderschön kolorierten Lithographien, meist Vögel, diese montiert in grüne lithographierte Bordüre. Privater Halbleinen-Einband. (Seiten stellenweise l. fingerfleckig)

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        BAD SALZBRUNN., "Bade-Scene aus Salzbrunn im Jahre 1850". Szene mit zahlreichen Kurgästen vor dem Kursaal.

      Kolorierte Lithographie bei J. Braunsdorf, Dresden, um 1850, 27 x 35,5 cm. Werbeblatt für das Heilbad Salzbrunn. Unter der Ansicht ("Nach der Natur gezeichnet sämmtliche Personen sind Portraits") umfangreicher Werbetext für die Wasserkur. Schlesien, Balneologie

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        \"Bade-Scene aus Salzbrunn im Jahre 1850\". Szene mit zahlreichen Kurgästen vor dem Kursaal.

       Kolorierte Lithographie bei J. Braunsdorf, Dresden, um 1850, 27 x 35,5 cm. Werbeblatt für das Heilbad Salzbrunn. Unter der Ansicht (\"Nach der Natur gezeichnet; sämmtliche Personen sind Portraits\") umfangreicher Werbetext für die Wasserkur. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Schlesien, Balneologie

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        KREUTH. "Dorf Kreuth." Blick auf die Gebäude des Dorfes, rechts die Kirche, dahinter die Berge.

      - Aquarell über Bleistift auf Papier mit Tonplatte und lithographierter Umrandung, seitenverkehrt sign. "J. Sütterlin", um 1850, 14 x 18 cm. Der Landschaftsmaler Johann Sütterlin (1823-1872) aus Oberwil bei Basel war Hauslehrer bei Herzog Max in Bayern. Von zeitgenössischer Hand montiert und bezeichnet "Vom König". - Aus einem adeligen Album.

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        Die Ruhmeshalle mit der Bavaria, München 1850

      - Technik: Aquarell auf Papier. Beschriftung: verso signiert und datiert: "CarlScharold 1850" und bezeichnet: "Bavaria mit der Ruhmeshalle auf der Theresienwiese in München". Grösse: 15,3 x 22 cm (Darstellung). Beschreibung: Es handelt sich um einen Gesamtpreis inkl. Versandkosten innerhalb der BRD. Umsatzsteuer wird wegen Differenzbesteuerung nach §25a UstG weder erhoben noch ausgewiesen. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        ZERBST., "Zerbst und Umgebungen". Gesamtansicht von der Südseite (17 x 27,5 cm), umgeben von 12 Teilansichten.

      Lithographie von Gustav Frank bei Goedsche & Steinmetz, Meissen, um 1850, 39,5 x 49 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XII, S. 345. - Der Landschaftsmaler, Zeichner und Lithograph Gustav Frank (1819 Stralsund - 1886 Dessau) wurde berühmt durch seine über 90 großformatigen, lithographierten Ansichten deutscher Städte, die heute sehr selten und gesucht sind. Das rare Souvenirblatt mit einer reizend staffagierten Gesamtansicht. Die Teilansichten zeigen u.a. das Herzogliche Schloß von Vorder- und Rückseite, das Rathaus, Bürgerschule, Gymnasium, Hauptwache, Friedrichsholz und Schützenhaus, ferner die Bartholomäi-, Nikolai-, Trinitatis- und Marienkirche. - Mit breitem Rand. Sachsen und Sachsen-Anhalt, Souvenir-Blätter

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        Daguerreotype Saloon. The Subscriber having located his SALOON IN THIS VILLAGE for a short time would take this opportunity to inform the inhabitants of the Village and vicinity that he is now prepared to take ORIGINAL DAGUERREOTYPES, or to Copy Daguerreotypes or Pictures ..

      Prov. R. I. [ Providence, Rhode Island ]: Henry L. Tillinghast, 1850. Near Fine. Single leaf, printed on recto only. 6 1/4 x 9 inches (16 x 23 cm). Wove paper, no watermarks. A nice impression noting some ghosting to the left of the larger characters (presumably from other copies printed at the same time). Signed in type "J. A. Foster" at base of leaf. An interesting piece of American Typography, with many different typefaces. Scarce, with 4 copies in OCLC/Worldcat as of this writing (2 at Houghton, one each at Library of Congress and Brown).

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        The scarlet letter : a romance

      Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1850. First Printing. Decorative Cloth. Fine. First Edition, only printing, with contents on pp. iii-iv, no preface, publisher's advertisements dated March 1, 1850 (according to Clark, "Dates on ads have no bibliographical significance for the printing of the text bound with them."); "reduplicate" in l. 20, p. 21; "characterss" l. 5, p. 41; "Chatechism" l. 29, p. 132, and "known of it" l. 4, p. 199. According to Johnson, "Numerous other changes [distinguish the first and second editions] but these are sufficient for purposes of identification." 8vo: 4[advertisements],iv,322pp. Original brown bold-ribbed T cloth, covers paneled with central floral device in blind, spine stamped in gilt, title page in red and black, custom cloth clamshell case. Very light foxing to end papers and leaves before title, hinges and spine tips very skillfully (almost imperceptibly) repaired, else a superb copy, binding square and tight, cloth bright, contents remarkably clean and fresh. BAL 7600. Browne, p. 62. Johnson, p. 223. Johnson High Spot, p. 38. Clark A 16.1. BAL 7600. Grolier Hawthorne 21. Grolier American 59. Allibone I:805. "The old story of the girl who loved not wisely but too well, set in the stark background of Puritan New England." (Johnson High Spots) The first edition, printed in a run of 2500 copies on March 16, 1850, sold out in ten days and made Hawthorne’s fame. In the words of one contemporary reviewer, the novel “glows with the fire of a suppressed, secret, feverish excitement . . . a fire that neither wanes nor lessens, but keeps at its original scorching heat . . .” (Allibone). Over the years, The Scarlet Letter "has come to be considered among the most important works in American literature, and indeed among the most important novels written in English." (Literary Encyclopedia) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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