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        View of the Great Exhibition

      London: Published by Lloyd Brothers & Co. 22 Ludgate Hill, & Simpkin Marshall & Co. Stationers Hall Court, 1851. Hand coloured lithograph highlighted in gum arabic. Mounted on card as issued. In excellent condition with the exception of some discolouration in the margins. Image size: 11 1/4 x 14 7/8 inches. This wonderful image, illustrating various architectural ornaments, was included in Day & Son's rare folio of lithographs illustrating the wonders of the Great Exhibition. This is a lovely image from a rare suite of lithographs by Day & Son entitled Recollections of the Great Exhibition of 1851 , published in London in the same year. This remarkable text is comprised of twenty-five hand coloured lithographs illustrating the various rooms and exhibits of the Great Exhibition. The works are lithographed by Day & Son after images by John Absolon, W. Goodall, C. T. Dolby, H. C. Pidgeon, Michael, and Wilson. This wonderful image depicts an ornate room filled with an array of architectural ornaments and religious statues. The Great Exhibition of 1851, although it was the first truly international event of its kind, was prompted by the success of the French Industrial Exposition of 1844. The idea was initially ignored by the British Government, but under the enthusiastic patronage of Prince Albert, plans for the exhibition went ahead. Albert was keen that the 'Exhibition of All Nations' should be self-financing: Parliament still remained unconvinced. A fund of 230,000 pounds was raised and a board of Commissioners set up. The declared aims of the exhibition were to celebrate human progress in the form of manufacture, invention and good design, and to promote cooperation between nations. The size of the exhibition space was fixed at 700,000 square feet, and the government was persuaded to treat the Crystal Palace as a bonded warehouse, so that no import duties were payable on goods imported for the exhibition. As it happened, and despite government skepticism, the event was a huge success, both nationally and internationally, and received over 6,000,000 visitors. The exhibition ranged in scope from ornamental furniture and modern machinery to an elaborate tent from Tunis. Abbey, Scenery of Great Britian and Ireland: In Aquatint and Lithography, 1770-1860 , no. 246.

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        JAPAN & COREA. An Engraved Map.

      London n.d. c.1851, London Printing & Publishing Co. Broad. side map, 10.5 x 14.15 inches, hand colored outline, with 3. cartouches. Illus. by H. Warren, engraved by J. H. Kernot.. EXCELLENT AREA MAP FROM THE TALLIS ATLAS The three cartouches are of Yedo, a hill top scene overlook- ing the river & communities, with castle in background.State Barge in lower right with many flags, an elaborate "Junk."In the lower left are three Coreans, one holds an umbrella,each with the traditional horse hair hat. The map has cities and towns named, with mountains, rivers, bays noted.Nicely done. See: Tooley's Dicionary of Maps, S. 528. John Rapkin drew and engraved maps for Tallis 1841-1851. A color scan can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Peloponnesos. Eine historisch-geographische Beschreibung der Halbinsel. Komplett in 2 Bänden!

      Gotha: Justus Perthes, - 1852. 1851 - Gr.-8°. Zwei uniforme blaue Originalleinenbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln und Deckelornamenten. VI, 495 (+1) Seiten mit 9 zum Teil farbigen Karten auf Tafeln und zahlreichen Textabbildungen // VI, 639 Seiten mit XXI z.T.fb.Karten. Band 1: Vorderes Innengelenk gebrochen, Vorsatzblatt fehlend. Die einzelnen Seitenbögen wurden zum Teil laienhaft aufgeschnitten wodurch an wenigen Seitenrändern leichte Einrisse und Fehlstellen entstanden sind. Band 2: Am Buchrücken unten mit Verfärbung ca. 8cm hoch. Beide Bände durchgängig etwas braunfleckig und -randig. Collationiert. Gutes Exemplar. Grie

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        Tir Fédéral à Genève, le 6 juillet 1851 / Eidgenössisches Freischiessen in Genf, den 6 Juli 1851.

      Genève, Jmp. Schmid, 1851, - 33.5 x 46 cm, lithographie originale, 1 feuille. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Bénézit III, p. 504.

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        RAE'S PHILADELPHIA PICTORIAL DIRECTORY & PANORAMIC ADVERTISER

      [Philadelphia]: Julio H. Rae, [1851].. [23] text leaves and sixteen lithographed plates (several folding). Oblong quarto. Original gold-printed black wrappers bound into contemporary cloth, neatly rebacked, gilt label on front cover. Very good. In a half morocco and cloth box. Provenance: John McAllister (book label). A remarkable city directory and business promotional, illustrating eight blocks of Chestnut Street in downtown Philadelphia in sixteen beautifully executed lithographs. Following in the long tradition of the city directory but taking it to new heights, publisher Julio H. Rae produced "the first truly visual directory" (Miles & Reese) of an American city. Each plate depicts a block or a portion of a block of Philadelphia's main commercial thoroughfare, between 2nd and 10th streets. Both sides of the block are pictured, and each plate is keyed to an accompanying text leaf carrying advertisements from the merchants depicted. Taller buildings are shown in their complete elevation on folding plates, with the grandest plate folding out vertically and horizontally and showing the State House. A note on the facade of the building reads: "Declaration of Independence signed in this room." While not every merchant on Chestnut Street subscribed to the work, leaving some buildings unadorned on the plates, Rae's work carries advertisements for all manner of businesses, from hatters, jewelers, tailors, and grocers, to hotels, druggists, daguerreotypists, and Welch's National Circus and Theatre. Rae intended to update his Chestnut Street directory each year, showing changes in the businesses, and announced a similar work covering Market Street from the Delaware River to Broad Street. Apparently he was too ambitious, and neither project came to fruition. Rae was not exaggerating, however, in his preface when he wrote that he "felt confident that he has hit upon a system not only novel and beautiful, but exceedingly useful, and one of which he believes to be entirely unique." This copy bears the ownership markings of noted Philadelphia collector John A. McAllister (1822-96), whose spectacles and mathematical instruments shop appears in the directory on the very first plate. A magnificent work, which heralded a new era in display advertising, and a nice association copy. MILES & REESE, AMERICA PICTURED TO THE LIFE 75.

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        Die Krankheiten des Auges, für praktische Ärzte geschildert. Komplett in 3 Bänden.

      Prag, 1851-1856., F. A. Credner & Kleinbub, - 8°. Mit 1 lithographierten Tafel im 1. Band und einigen Textabbildungen. XVI, 288 S.; 354 S.; 441 S., Halblederbände mit goldgepr. Rückentitel. Erste Ausgabe / First Edition. - Carl Ferdinand von Arlt (1812 in Obergraupen - 1887 in Wien), österreichischer Chirurg und Augenarzt. Ab 1849 Professor für Augenheilkunde an der Universität Prag; von 1856 bis 1883 Professor an der Universität Wien und Leiter der Augenklinik. Sein Lehrbuch "Die Krankheiten des Auges für practische Ärzte" fand weltweite Verbreitung. - 1.Bd: Die Kranlkeiten der Binde- und Hornhaut. - 2. Bd: Die Krankheiten der Sclera, Iris, Choriodea und Linde. - 3. Bd: Die Krankheiten des Glaskörpers, der Netzhaut, der Augenmuskeln, der Augenlider, der Thränenorgane und der Orbita. Bezugspapier der Einbände teilw. beschädigt. Zahlreiche medizinische Bleistiftanmerkungen und Unterstreichungen im Text. Seiten stellenw. stockfleckig. de Band:

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        Österreichische] Vierteljahresschrift für wissenschaftliche Veterinärkunde. [Redacteure: Müller - Röll].

      Wien Wilhelm Braumüller -1864 1851 - 22 Hefte geb. in 11 Bde. 8°. Pro Band ca. 270 Seiten, 1-2 lithogr.Tafeln. Neue, grüne HLn. mit marmoriertem Papierbezug auf Vorder- und Hinterdeckeln, goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Selten. - *** Schöne, geschlossene Reihe der bedeutenden Zeitschrift zur österreichischen Veterinärmedizin! - *** Inhalt u.a.: G. Fr. Eckel: Zur Geschichte der jüngsten Rinderpest-Invasion in Österreich im Jahre 1849-1851. *** Müller: Ueber die Wuth der Pferde. *** Pillwax: Ueber die Entfernung der Backenzähne aus ihren Zahnfächern bei den grösseren Haus-Säugethieren. *** Franz Wrana: Die Wetzkrankheit bei Schafen. *** Müller: Ueber die Wuth der Pferde. *** A. Hayne: Bemerkungen über Pferde-Zucht überhaupt. *** Müller: Beschreibung einer Schweinsmissgeburt: Perocephalus aprosopus Gurlt, Kopf ohne Antlitz. *** Bruckmüller: Ueber das Aneurisma in den Gekrösearterien des Pferdes. *** A. Hayne: Ueber die sogenannte Beschäll- oder Chankerseuche bei Pferden. *** Müller: Bemerkungen über den Auerochsen. *** Röll: Ueber innere Hernien und Darmeinschiebungen beim Pferde vom pathologisch-anantomischen Standpunkte. *** Hofer: Die akute Bright'sche Krankheit, oder die schwarze Krankheit der Pferde auch schwarze Harnwinde der Pferde genannt. *** Bruckmüller: Ueber Gewährsmängel im Viehhandel *** Müller: Beiträge zur Kenntniss von abnormer Trächtigkeit der Kühe. *** Bruckmüller: Zwei Fälle von Typhus bei Pferden. *** Wenzel Janich: Bemerkungen über die in mehreren Ortschaften bei Postelberg in Böhmen in den Jahren 1849, 1851 und 1852 herschende Lungenseuche des Rindes.*** Müller: Beschreibung eines weiblichen Zebra oder Bergpferdes aus Südafrika.*** Paul Gleisberg: Ueber Morbus maculosus der Schweine und Anthrax überhaupt. *** Bruckmüller: Die Krankheiten der Lunge und des Brustfelles bei den Pferden in pathologisch-zootomischer Beziehung.*** W. Janich: Bericht über die Einimpfung der ausgepressten Lungenflüssigkeit. ***Ritter v. Koch: Beobachtungen über Rinderpest.***Müller: Untersuchung einer Hyäne. ***Röll: Ueber den Erfolg der Fütterung derreifen Glieder einer Bandwurmart des Hundesan Schafe, behufs der Erzeugung des Gehirnblasenwurmes. ***Bruckmüller: Skizze einer Geschichte der Pferdezucht. ***Bruckmüller: Bremsenlarven im Gehirne eines Fohlen.***Joseph Karg: Erfahrungen über die typhöse Lungenseuche unter dem Hornviehe und der in neuester Zeit als Vorbauungsmittel gegen dieselbe angewendeten Einimpfung mit Lungenseuchestoff, nach der von Dr. Willems in Hasselt in Vorschlag gebrachten Methode.***Müller: Ueber eigenthümliche Gebilde im Muskelfleische der Zunge und des Schlundkopfes bei einem alten Schafboche.***Müller: Verwachsene Lämmerzwillinge mit einem Kopfe und Janus-Gesicht.***Müller: Ueber eine eigentümliche, favusähnliche mit Pilzbildung verbundene Hautkrankheit bei Haushühnern. ***L. Forster: Das Thompson'sche Tracheotom. ***Max Schmidt: Historische Darstellung der Lehre von den Krankheiten der Vögel. ***Müller: Bemerkungen über ein weibliches Crocodil, besonders über das Scelet desselben. ***Röll: Versuche mit der Impfung der Rinderpest in Russland. ***Ed. Vogel: Tuberkulöse Lungenschwindsucht der Milchkühe. ***Gute Erhaltung, gelegentlich gering stockfleckig.

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        War Between the United States and Mexico

      1851 - KENDALL, George W. and NEBEL, Carl. The War Between the United States and Mexico Illustrated, Embracing Pictorial Drawings of All the Principal Conflicts by Carl Nebel… with a Description of Each Battle by Geo. Wilkins Kendall. New York and Philadelphia: D. Appleton; George S. Appleton, 1851. Large folio (19 by 23-1/2 inches), contemporary marbled boards rebacked and recornered in morocco-gilt, original morocco-gilt front cover label. $32,000.First edition of one of the most important and impressive pictorial chronicles of the Mexican-American War, boasting 12 superb folio hand-finished full-color lithographic plates.Founder of the New Orleans Picayune and America's first war correspondent, George Kendall "filed many reports… of combat during the Mexican-American War. Many newspapers reprinted Kendall's reports and Americans knew him to be [an] ardent annexationist and partisan supporter of the United States… After the war Kendall commissioned Carl Nebel, a noted German-born artist and resident of Mexico, to provide 12 hand-colored lithographs that would accompany Kendall's 52 pages of battle descriptions… Nebel's approach was in contrast to most print-makers or illustrators of his day… [He] portrayed soldiers, military units and the terrain realistically, eschewing much (but not all) of the standard 19th century heroic and romantic styles. Other contemporary prints of battles of the Mexican-American War were rendered by illustrators who had not been in Mexico and took liberties with all aspects of what they drew. Kendall provided officers' after-action reports to Nebel, who visited the site of the battle a few months after the event and then painted the scene" (Dawson, Louisiana History 38:2, 236, 237).While the work was published in New York and Philadelphia, the lithographs were produced in Paris. Kendall and Nebel judged only Parisian lithographers qualified to produce the images, and both men spent some time in Europe overseeing the production, for which they shared costs (three shillings per print). They employed the firm of innovative lithographer Rose-Joseph Lemercier; he "developed a number of new processes, including a method of obtaining delicate shadings by spreading powdered crayon on a stone that had been slightly warmed… Looking at the prints from Kendall's volume today, one is struck by the soft ink washes and delicate tonal areas that underlie the watercolor. Highlights seem to have been either reserved with a waxen substance… or carefully scraped into the surface of the stone to yield understated areas of support for the hand coloring" (Sandweiss et al., Eyewitness to War, 36). The prints, three years in the making, "received good press notices even before they left Europe. The Paris correspondent for the Herald referred to the set as 'one of the most superb works of art ever achieved in Paris.' He reported that the plates were 'colored in the highest style of art,' and that they were so carefully done that the best artists of London, Paris and Brussels were able to finish only one per day. 'The fidelity of the landscapes, and the truthfulness of every point introduced into the pictures, cannot but be at once acknowledged and appreciated by the best connoisseur'" (Tyler, Southwestern Historical Quarterly 77:1, 19). "The very best American battle scenes in existence" (Bennett, 65). Because many copies have been broken for the framing of plates, the complete work is today quite scarce. With 12 plates: 1)The Battle of Palo Alto; 2)The Capture of Monterey; 3)The Battle of Buena Vista; 4)The Bombardment of Vera Cruz; 5)Battle of Cerro Gordo; 6)The Assault at Contreras; 7)The Battle at Churubusco; 8) and 9)Battle of Molino del Rey; 10 and 11)The Storming of Chapultepec; 12)General Scott's Entrance into Mexico. Also includes folio map of operations. Sabin 37362. Howes K76. Expert cleaning to text and plate extremities not affecting images, and occasional minor marginal paper repairs; original marbled b [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Brockhaus: Allgemeine deutsche Real-Encyklopädie für die gebildeten Stände (Conversations-Lexikon), 10. (zehnte) Auflage, 15 Bände (in 16 Bänden), Halbleder-Ausgabe, 1851 - 1855

      Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus 1851 - 1855. Zehnte, verbesserte und vermehrte Auflage Vollständiges Grundwerk in 16 Bänden (A - Z). Braune Original-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln, goldgeprägten Ornamentbändern an den Kapitalen sowie dunkelbrauner Ornamentprägung. Deckel mit schwarzen bzw. dunkelroten Bezügen und mit Lederecken. Braune sowie blaue Vorsätze. Im Gesamtumfang von 12.500 Seiten. Gebunden in 16 Bänden (Bd. 15 in zwei Teilbänden). Alle Bände mit Artikel-Register. Bd. 15/II ferner mit Universal-Register der gesamten Ausgabe sowie einem Nachwort \"Zur Geschichte und Charakteristik des Conversations-Lexikon\". \"Es gibt wohl in der ganzen neuern Zeit kein Werk, das sich einer ähnlichen Verbreitung und eines ähnlichen Einflusses erfreute\", urteilte der zeitgenössische \"Grenzbote\". Bände in sehr guter, robuster Lederqualität, wie sie um die Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts bisweilen Verwendung fand. Rücken durchgehend leicht aufgehellt (gleichmäßig), Leder noch frisch wirkend, wenig berieben, Ecken und Kanten etwas bestoßen, Bezugspapier der Deckel etwas beschabt; Bd. 11 mit kleiner Stoßstelle am Rücken. Seiten partiell etwas fleckig, wenig gebräunt. Eine Seite des sechsten Bandes mit kleinem Loch. In toto ästhetisch ansprechendes, in der Lederqualität hochwertiges Exemplar. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Dort Frühjahrs-Rabatt von 20 Prozent auf dieses Angebot bis zum 31. März 2016. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Brockhaus Lexikon Konversationslexikon Konversations-Lexikon Conversations-Lexikon Conversationslexikon Enzyklopädie Encyclopädie

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        Geology and Industrial Resources of California.

      Baltimore: Wm. Minifie & Co., 1851. - 8vo., (9 1/8 x 5 7/8 inches). Fine folding frontispiece map of "The Sacramento Valley from the American River to Butte Creek" (a few professionally repaired tears, edges browned), fine folding lithographed "Sketch of the Route of Capt. Warner's Exploring Party in the Sacramento Valley and Sierra Nevada," 10 fine folding lithographed geological sections, including "Geological Reconnoissances in California" and "Survey of Public Lands in the Gold Region." Provenance: Presentation inscription "Dr. J. I. Cohen with the respects of his friend P. T. Tyson" to front free endpaper, ownership inscription to front pastedown "Joshua I. Cohen." Alta California Books, October 1971. From the important cartographical library of Warren Heckrotte, his sale, Rare Cartography, Exploration and Voyages, Part II, December 3, 2015, Lot 74. First edition thus. PRESENTATION COPY. Important work containing three significant maps of the Gold Region, first published the preceding year as a Senate document, although this is an expanded version. Tyson was in California in the summer and early fall of 1849, part of the flurry of surveying activity between the Mexican War and the Boundary Survey. Wheat notes that the work was "probably the earliest work of true scientific research to emerge from the Gold Rush." Other geological sections include: "Geological Section from Bodega Bay to the Sierra Nevada"; "Geological Section from San Francisco to the Sierra Nevada"; "Geological Sections in the Gold Region of the Sierra Nevada"; "Geological Section in the Gold Region from the Yuba to Coloma"; "Geological Section in the Gold Region from the Cosumes to the Calaveras"; "Section of a Valley"; "Geological Section at Bodega Point"; "Natural Cross Section in Veins of Gold Bearing Quartz"; and "Sketch of the Route of Capt. Warner's Exploring Party in the Sacramento Valley and Sierra Nevada." Howes T-455. Wheat Gold Region 149 for Derby map; 179 for Geological Reconnaissance map; 182 for Williamson map. 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]

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        [MANUSCRIPT IN GERMAN OF KOSSUTH'S APPEAL FOR HUNGARIAN FREEDOM, TITLED "AN DAS FREIE VOLK DER VEREINIGTEN-NORD- AMERIKANISCHEN STAATEN," PREPARED BY LADISLAUS UGHAZI, A HUNGARIAN EXILE LIVING IN NEW-BUDA, IOWA]

      [New-Buda, Iowa], 1851. Folio. Loose sheets. Some dust soiling. Overall good. An eloquent and impassioned appeal for Hungarian freedom from centuries of Austrian tyranny, here prepared by the leader of a community of Hungarian exiles living in Iowa. In a paragraph on the last page, Kossuth appoints Ughazi his representative to the United States. The manuscript seems to have been aimed at garnering American support for the Hungarian cause soon after the failures of the revolution of 1848 and subsequent short-lived Hungarian republic led by Kossuth. New-Buda was the location of an early Hungarian settlement in Iowa. An important work of a leading Hungarian immigrant.

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        LIFE IN SAN FRANCISCO. THE KING'S CAMPAIGN OR REMOVAL OF THE DEPOSITES COMPOSED & SUNG BY FRANK BALL [caption title].

      [San Francisco]. [n.d., circa 1851]. - Pictorial letter sheet on a double sheet of white paper, 16 3/4 x 10 3/4 inches. Old folds, some light old staining in the lower left. Minor edgewear. Very good. A large, rare California pictorial letter sheet with satirical political content, unknown to Baird. The engraved illustration in the upper quarter of the sheet shows a procession of men dressed in suits and top hats, or dressed as knights or warriors, and most of them carry a weapon of some sort. In the center a blindfolded donkey draws a small cart in which a man is standing. A banner reading "C.H. Treasurer" is held aloft by one of the group, and another man carries a bag over his shoulder labeled $2,000. The image is meant to satirize the reaction of San Francisco Customs Collector Thomas Butler King who, when the customs house was burned in the San Francisco fire of 1851 organized his employees to remove the contents and march it to a safe place, their procession appearing similar to that of the illustration on this sheet. As noted, this pictorial letter sheet is not listed in Baird, though the illustration bears similarities to Baird 134 and 341. Below the scene is a ten-stanza poem mocking King, political patronage, and the way he conducted himself during the fire. Such overt political satire on a California pictorial letter sheet is rather uncommon, and this is the first example of this sheet that we have owned. It is not listed in Reilly's catalogue of American political prints in the Library of Congress. Not listed in Baird, the only other copy that we can locate was in the noted Clifford collection. Rare. CLIFFORD LETTER SHEET COLLECTION 345. BAIRD, CALIFORNIA'S PICTORIAL LETTER SHEETS 134, 341 (ref).

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        Hand-Atlas über alle Theile der Erde nach dem neuesten Zustande und über das Weltgebäude. Herausgeben von Adolf Stieler, bearbeitet von Demselben so wie von F.v. Stülpnagel, H.Berghaus und I.C.Bär. (Separater Titel auf vorderem Innendeckel: Schul-Ausgabe. Auswahl von 31 Karten. (Die meisten in revidirter Ausgabe von 1850 / 1851) Zusätzlich eingebunden und NICHT im Verzeichnis genannt: Deutschland und anliegende Länder, zur Übersicht der Eisenbahnen und Hauptstrassen (= Stieler\'s Hand-Atlas N° 20). Also 32 doppelblatt große Karten statt der angekündigten 31 inclusive Titelkupfer).

      Gotha, Justus Perthes. 1851 10 S. Erläuterungen, 4 Bll Verlagsanzeigen, 32 Doppelblätter mit grenzkolorierten Stahlstichtafeln, Fol. goldgeprägtes Orig.- Leinen Einband an den Kanten und Ecken berieben und teils bestoßen, die Textblätter aus dünnem Papier sind stockfleckig, die Tafeln sind bis auf wenige Ausnahmen sehr sauber und gut bis sehr gut erhalten. Wenige Blätter sind gering fleckig; insgesamt ist dieser seltene Atlas in guter bis sehr guter Erhaltung. Versand D: 3,00 EUR

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        LIFE IN SAN FRANCISCO. THE KING'S CAMPAIGN OR REMOVAL OF THE DEPOSITES COMPOSED & SUNG BY FRANK BALL [caption title]

      [San Francisco], 1851. Old folds, some light old staining in the lower left. Minor edgewear. Very good. A large, rare California pictorial letter sheet with satirical political content, unknown to Baird. The engraved illustration in the upper quarter of the sheet shows a procession of men dressed in suits and top hats, or dressed as knights or warriors, and most of them carry a weapon of some sort. In the center a blindfolded donkey draws a small cart in which a man is standing. A banner reading "C.H. Treasurer" is held aloft by one of the group, and another man carries a bag over his shoulder labeled $2,000. The image is meant to satirize the reaction of San Francisco Customs Collector Thomas Butler King who, when the customs house was burned in the San Francisco fire of 1851 organized his employees to remove the contents and march it to a safe place, their procession appearing similar to that of the illustration on this sheet. As noted, this pictorial letter sheet is not listed in Baird, though the illustration bears similarities to Baird 134 and 341. Below the scene is a ten-stanza poem mocking King, political patronage, and the way he conducted himself during the fire. Such overt political satire on a California pictorial letter sheet is rather uncommon, and this is the first example of this sheet that we have owned. It is not listed in Reilly's catalogue of American political prints in the Library of Congress. Not listed in Baird, the only other copy that we can locate was in the noted Clifford collection. Rare.

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        CHIKYUU BANKOKU ZENZU: COMPLETE MAP OF THE WORLD [Woodblock Color Printed map D

      [Japan ca 1851-2]. Orange paper covers, folded world map, in. mustard Chitsu folding case, ivory clasps, folds down to. 13.5 x 18.5 cm., opens up to 52.5 x 37 cm, woodblock printed. in color, very good, minor dusty surface nice copy. R A R E. A FASCINATING MID 19TH CENTURY COLOR WORLD MAP A lovely world map, hand printed in color by woodblocks on hand-made paper, professionally rebacked. This map shows an oval Mercator projection of the world, with the American continent to the right, Europe and Africa to the left and Asia in the center. * This work was likely copied from some map the Dutch brought to Japan via Nagasaki and shared with Rangaku-sha, or Japanese who studied Dutch learning. The work is fairly accurate for Japanese maps, which lagged behind European cartography by as much as a century at some times. * Nicely executed, with a very large number of place names in Katakana [Japanese alphabet used for foreign words] as well as Kanji [Chinese-Japanese characters] for the names of oceans, and proper places in Japan, Korea & China. Folded three times vertically and once horizontally. Suitable for framing and library display. Japanese world maps printed by woodblocks are always RARE and unusual. ***** BIBLIOGRAPHY: T. Oda et al.: THE WORLD IN JAPANESE MAPS UNTIL THE MID-19TH CENTURY, #114, p.242 & 282. The example in Oda shows an additional text above the map. Our copy being a likely earlier version does not have that text, but is identical in all other ways, including the exact same coloring. Because it is not listed in any other usual reference sources, one can assume that this was fairly rare and an uncommon map. * H. Cortazzi: ISLES OF GOLD ANTIQUE MAPS OF JAPAN. * L. Walter; JAPAN A CARTOGRAPHIC VISION * M. Namba et al: OLD MAPS IN JAPAN * H. Nakamura; MONUMENTA CARTOGRAPHICA JAPONICA * K. Yamashita: JAPANESE MAPS OF THE EDO PERIOD. * Not listed in: G. Beans: A LIST OF JAPANESE MAPS OF THE TOKUGAWA ERA * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        KAWANAKAJIMA KASSEN SONAYE WO TATENAOSU DZU: ILLUSTRATION OFTHE RALLY OF THE TRO

      [Tokyo 1851-2, Tsujioka-ya. Oban triptych, color woodblock. printed 3 panels, very crisp, clean, some small old worming. mended, vegetal colors, subtle, strong image, 29 x 14 inches. 75 x 34.5 cm., signed Ichiryusai Kuniyoshi. R A R E. A GRAND VIEW OF TAKEDA SHINGEN REVIEWING HIS TROOPS An excellent large panel print, shows Takeda Shingen seated at the far left, while his Kuge & vassals surround him, the Samurai nearby, with several horse-mounted, with infantry foot-soldiers to the far right, all in full battle armour. A host of Hata banners name the various divisions. A forward scout or spy is on his knees giving a report to Takeda,while pointing to a other Great warrior who is also on his knees with one fist on the ground in a symbolic gesture of submis- sion & respect to his master, while looking to his left, as do the majority of the others, clearly indicating something important is happening in that direction. An early evening scene, with a grey sky. Many of the more important Hatamoto have been pointed out by Kuniyoshi with small red and yellow cartouches bearing their names. This invaluable confirmation has become the basis for clan and family history in terms of who supported who, and who was present at what battle. These prints render a valuable and tangible service to families & historians alike. Honor, loyalty & life have depended on the historical background of this nature throughout Japan's long military history. A wide variety of weapons are carried by the soldiers, most carry a Naginada/ Nagayari the long lance for first enemy encounters with relative safety...An excit- ing scene, with new and vital information coming in, as the troops strain to be advised of the latest enemy intelligence from the field. Listed in Robinson WARRIOR PRINTS p.180, no. T258. This print was not located in any institution, but only held by a private collector, and is considered a choice & rare piece. Most museums and libraries have not focused on the historical military battle scenes, which in the last ten years have been popular among private collectors & are grad- ually becoming very scarce. With a few old worm holes mended and touched up. Superbly executed with evidence of his being influenced with Western perspective and composition renders this one of his more fascinating art works. For more general information on Kuniyoshi see B. Robinson KUNIYOSHI London 1961, THE R.A. BIDWELL COLLECTION OF KUNIYOSHI Springfield Mass., 1968. R. Lane: IMAGES FROM THE FLOATING WORLD. Tokyo National Museum ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF UKIYOE 3 vols., To- kyo 1960. Et al. Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        Warkworth Castle. A Historical Romance. Three Volume Set

      London: T. C. Newby. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Scuffing to leather, rubbing to boards. Binding firm. some light browning within. 1853 in ink to all three title pages. 1851. [First Edition]. Half leather hardback marbled boards. 190mm x 120mm (7" x 5"). 300pp; 325pp; 344pp. .

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        4 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift.

      Berlin, 1851-1866. Zus. 9 S., Gr.-8°. [An den österr. Chemiker u. Mineralogen Anton Schrötter von Kristelli (1802-1875)]. --- Der in Olmütz geborene Anton Schrötter, Sohn eines Apothekers, studierte ab 1822 zunächst auf Wunsch seines Vaters in Wien Medizin, wechselte dann aber unter dem Einfluss von Friedrich Mohs zu den naturwissenschaftlichen Fächern, speziell der Mineralogie. 1827 erhielt er eine Assistentenstelle für Physik und Mathematik an der Universität Wien. 1830 wurde er Professor für Physik und Chemie am Technischen Institut Joanneum in Graz. Während eines halbjährigen Urlaubs im Jahre 1838 besuchte er chemische Institute in Göttingen, Heidelberg, Frankfurt und Paris. In Gießen machte er sich bei Justus von Liebig mit der organischen Elementaranalyse vertraut. Ab 1843 arbeitete er als Professor für technische Chemie am Polytechnischen Institut der Universität Wien und übernahm dort 1845 die Professur für allgemeine Chemie. Schrötter war neben Baumgartner, Ettingshausen und Haidinger einer der Begründer der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien und wurde 1850 ihr Generalsekretär. Die Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina wählte Schrötter 1856 zu ihrem Mitglied. Ab 1868 leitete er das österreichische Hauptmünzamt und wurde gleichzeitig zum Ministerialrat ernannt. Er wurde 1874 in den Ruhestand versetzt und eröffnete in seiner Wohnung ein Privatlaboratorium, in dem er Studien über Edelmetalle betrieb. 1875 starb er in Wien. Schrötter hat in seinem Leben ca. 60 wissenschaftliche Publikationen verfasst. Ab 1845 beschäftigte Schrötter sich intensiv mit Phosphor. 1848 gelang ihm der Nachweis der schon von Berzelius geäußerten Vermutung, dass roter Phosphor eine allotrope Modifikation des weißen Phosphors, nicht aber eine Phosphorverbindung ist. Schrötter wandelte weißen Phosphor durch Erhitzen in roten um, den man zeitweise Schrötterschen Phosphor nannte. Sein Verfahren zur Darstellung desselben revolutionierte die Streichholzindustrie, wo roter Phosphor schon bald als Bestandteil der Reibflächen genutzt wurde. Er war ein Organisator in Industrie und Wissenschaft sowie Berater bei den Vorbereitungen zur Novara-Expedition und zur Österreich-Ungarischen Nordpolexpedition. - Versand D: 12,00 EUR Poggendorff, Schrötter, Physik, Brief, Letter, Lettre, Briefe, Autograph, Autographe, Autographen, Autograf, Autografe, Autografen, Signatur, Signiert, Signed, Signature, Unterschrift, Eigenhändig, Handschrift, Handschriften, Manuscript, Manuscrit, ALS, A.L.S., LAS, L.A.S.

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        STATE OF NEW YORK

      New York, 1851. Bound into original 16mo. gilt-stamped red cloth boards. Very good. A brightly colored early map of New York State with decorative motifs and borders. With two tables: "Stations and Distances on Railroads in, and Running out of New York State" and "Population of New York." Scarce. Not in Rumsey or Phillips.

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        Scripture Biography: from Adam to Noah. History of Abraham. History of Joseph. Abridged and Translated Into the Choctaw Language. (Alam Atok a Isht Ia Hosh Noah Atok Ont Vhli Isht Anumpa...) Three in One Volume

      New York: American Tract Society. Very Good with no dust jacket. N.D.. Hardcover. No date, but the American Tract Society published the Scripture Biographiesin Choctaw in 1851 and the inscription is dated 1851. Three separately paginated books bound in one volume, with Vol. I on spine. Brown decorated stamped boards with gilt on spine. Sunning on spine and edges with half inch piece missing at spine head and smaller piece missing at tail. Rubbed corners and ink coloring in joints. Binding tight. Offsetting of inscription ink on front endpapers. Inscription on first free endpaper reads "Mr. Gallaudet's from Rev. Mr. (? ) Wright and lady, by C. Byington New York, Dec. 29, 1851." Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, an American missionary known for his work with the deaf, died in September, 1851, and this may have been from his library. Gallaudet wrote these scripture biographies for children and they were translated into many foreign and Native American languages. Cyrus Byington was a missionary and Choctaw linguist who developed a written system for the language and was associated with Reverend Wright. Byington is not credited, but this is probably his translation work. Very few copies of any of the three books are found on OCLC/Worldcat, with three copies each of The History of Abraham and the History of Joseph found. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Catalogus plantarum horti botanici Medicocirurgicae Scholae Olisponensis anno MDCCCLII.

      Lisbon, Typografia Nacional, 1851. - xxvi pp., (1 l.), 258 pp. 8°, contemporary straight-grain quarter purple morocco over marbled boards (slight wear to corners), flat spine with gilt fillets and lettering (faded), green endleaves, text-block edges sprinkled green. In fine condition. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION of this list of some 1,863 plants in the botanical garden at the Escola Medico-Cirurgica of Lisbon, arranged by genus and species according to Decandolle's classification. The authors are careful to note in which part of Europe, India, the Americas, Asia or Africa the plants were originally found and whether they are annual, perennial, tree, vine, etc.The Escola was established at the instigation of an army physician in 1825 (as one of the Regia Escolas de Cirurgia), to alleviate the dearth of trained physicians in Portugal. At first those educated at the Escolas were allowed to practice only where no university-trained physicians, or too few, were available. In the 1830s and the decades following, reforms made training at the Escolas the equivalent of university training.One of the required courses at the Escolas was botany, hence the existence of the botanical garden and of this catalogue. Gomes and Ferreira da Silva Beirão both received degrees from Coimbra and both taught at the Escola Medico-Cirurgica in Lisbon. Gomes was a prolific author of other medical works (see Lisbon, Faculdade de Medicina, @Catálogo da collecção portuguesas I, 195-200).---- Innocêncio I, 363-4; II, 12; X, 62-3: calling for only xxv, 258 pp. Not in Lisbon, Faculdade de Medicina, @Catálogo da collecção portuguesa. Not in Pires de Lima, @Catálogo da Bibliotheca da Escola Medico-Cirurgica do Porto. On the Escola Medico-Cirurgica, see Ferreira de Mira, @História da medicina portuguesa pp. 349-57. NUC: DLC. SHIPPED FROM PORTUGAL [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gastrosophie oder die Lehre von den Freuden der Tafel. 2 Teile (in 1 Bd.).

      Leipzig, Avenarius & Mendelssohn 1851. 8°. (III)-XIII(3) S. (in Pag. gez. Schmutztit. fehlt), 301(3) S., Nebentit., 1 Bl. (Inh.), 271(1) S. Ln. d. Zt. mit Rückengoldprägung sowie blindgepr. Rahmen auf beiden Buchdeckeln. Einband mit starken Gebrauchsspuren; Ecken u. Kapitale berieben; Rü. geblichen; im Text durchgeh., z. Tl. stärker braunfl. Horn/Arndt 610; Goed. XIII,251,8; ADB XXXiX, 455-456. EA. \"Eine Sammlung geistreicher, sehr interessante historische Notizen enthaltender Aufsätze über unsere Nahrungsmittel und Getränke\" (ADB). Hauptwerk des preußischen Offiziers und Schriftstellers Friedrich Christian Eugen Baron von Vaerst (1792-1855). Der Begriff `Gastrosophie` wurde mit diesem Buch erstmals in den deutschen Sprachschatz eingeführt. - \"Das nach meiner Ansicht geistreichste Werk, das je über die Freuden der Tafel geschrieben worden ist\" (Carl Georg von Maaßen im Nachwort zur Neuauflage von 1922 bei Georg Müller). Versand D: 15,00 EUR Gastronomie, Kulinarik, Gourmet, Feinschmecker, Essen, Trinken, Küche, Genuß, Nahrungsmittel, Genußmittel

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        Die Schweiz. Handbuch für Reisende, nach eigener Anschauung und den besten Hülfsquellen bearbeitet.

      Bädeker, Koblenz, 1851 - 3. verb. Aufl. Koblenz, Bädeker 1851. Farb. Frontisp. (Wappentaf.), XL, 503 S. Mit Plänen von Basel, Bern, Genf und Zürich, einer Reisekarte und einer Alpen-Ansicht vom Rigi und einem Panorama vom Faulhorn. Blindgeprägter floraler OLnbd. mit gold. Rücken- u. Deckeltitel (unter Verwendung des Orig.-Einbandes perfekt neu aufgebunden). Hinrichsen D 291.- Frühe und seltene Ausgabe.- Durchgehend stärker braunfleckig, sonst gut erhalten. Sprache: deu (unter Verwendung des Orig.-Einbandes perfekt neu aufgebunden). Blindgeprägter floraler OLnbd. mit gold. Rücken- u. Deckeltitel [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The "America" Winning the Match at Cowes for the [Club Cup] ... open to Yachts of all Classes, and Nations from the original sketch taken [on] the spo[t b]y Oswald W. Brierj[ey]

      London: Ackermann & Co, 1851. Tinted lithograph drawn on stone by Dutton after Brierley, printed by Day & Son. Small expert repairs. The great yacht whose humiliating defeat of all British rivals lead to the establishment of the greatest of all yachting challenge cup races: the "America's Cup". Owned by Commodore John C. Stevens and five other members of the New York Yacht Club, the America was built in New York to the revolutionary design of George Steers. Launched in May 1851, in June of the same year she sailed to challenge the English yachting establishment. After having two challenges for races turned down, Commodore Stevens entered America in the Royal Yacht Squadron Regatta and under the brilliant captainship of Richard Brown (a highly skilled member of the Sandy Hook Pilots) she beat the best of the British yachts "with great ease" (India House Collection, p.62). The syndicate returned to New York with their prize: a trophy that was to become the America's Cup. The America herself was sold to John, Lord de Blaquiere on 1st September 1851, and four days later the present image was published. In July 1857, the original owners of the America donated their prize through a Deed of Gift to the New York Yacht Club: the deed stipulated that the cup was to be held in trust as a 'challenge' trophy to promote friendly competition. "Stung by this blow to contemporary perceptions of invincible British sea power, a succession of British syndicates attempted to win back the cup, but the New York Yacht Club remained unbeaten for 25 challenges over 113 years, the longest winning streak in the history of sport. Matches were held in the vicinity of New York City from 1870 to 1920, ... From 1930 to 1983, the races were sailed off Newport, Rhode Island for the rest of the NYYCs reign." (Wikipedia). Cf. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Marine Collection to be found at India House (New York: 1935) item number 252 (includes a lengthy note on the subsequent history of the America ).

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        Geologie der Schweiz. Erster Band: Mittelzone und südliche Nebenzone der Alpen; Zweiter Band: Nördliche Nebenzone der Alpen. Jura und Hügelland (zus. 2 Bde.).

      Bern / Zürich, Stämpfli / Schulthess, , 1853 1851 - 8°, Bd. I: IV, 1 Bl., 485 S., zahlr. Textabb., 1 farb. Faltkarte; Bd. II: VII, 497 S., zahlr. Textabb., Privat-HLdr. d. Zt. m. gold. Rückenprägung, Bd. I m. Lesebändchen., Beide Bde.: Etw. berieben, mit vereinzelten wenigen Stockflecken. Bd. I: Leder mit kl. Abspleissungen, fliegender Vorsatz u. 1 Vakatbl. mit kleiner Randläsion, S. I mit kleinem Einriss beim Innengelenk. Insgesamt schönes Exemplar. Jew. EA. Mit geologischer Übersichtskarte des Alpensystems und seiner Seitengebirge. Mit zahlreichen Gebirgsdurchschnitten. Mit Register. Das erste massgebliche Werk über den geologischen Aufbau der Schweiz. B. Studer (1794-1887) war Prof. d. Mineralogie und Geologie an der Universität Bern. 1200 gr. Schlagworte: GeologieHelvetica - Allgemein [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Schooner Yacht "America", 170 Tons. (Formerly the Property of Commodore J.C. Stevens New York Yacht Club) To Captain The Honorable John de Blaquere This print is ... dedicated

      London: Ackermann & Co, 1851. Tinted lithograph drawn on stone by Dutton, printed by Day & Son. Expert marginal repairs. Sheet size: 16 3/8 x 21 1/2 inches. The great yacht whose humiliating defeat of all British rivals lead to the establishment of the greatest of all yachting challenge cup races: the "America's Cup". Owned by Commodore John C. Stevens and five other members of the New York Yacht Club, the America was built in New York to the revolutionary design of George Steers. Launched in May 1851, in June of the same year she sailed to challenge the English yachting establishment. After having two challenges for races turned down, Commodore Stevens entered America in the Royal Yacht Squadron Regatta and under the brilliant captainship of Richard Brown (a highly skilled member of the Sandy Hook Pilots) she beat the best of the British yachts "with great ease" (India House Collection, p.62). The syndicate returned to New York with their prize: a trophy that was to become the America's Cup. The America herself was sold to John, Lord de Blaquiere on 1st September 1851, and four days later the present image was published. In July 1857, the original owners of the America donated their prize through a Deed of Gift to the New York Yacht Club: the deed stipulated that the cup was to be held in trust as a 'challenge' trophy to promote friendly competition. "Stung by this blow to contemporary perceptions of invincible British sea power, a succession of British syndicates attempted to win back the cup, but the New York Yacht Club remained unbeaten for 25 challenges over 113 years, the longest winning streak in the history of sport. Matches were held in the vicinity of New York City from 1870 to 1920, ... From 1930 to 1983, the races were sailed off Newport, Rhode Island for the rest of the NYYCs reign." (Wikipedia). A Descriptive Catalogue of the Marine Collection to be found at India House (New York: 1935) item number 252.

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        MAP OF SOUTHERN OREGON AND NORTHERN CALIFORNIA...EXHIBITING A RELIABLE VIEW OF THE RICH GOLD REGION...EMBRACING ALSO A COLORED CHART OF THE COAST FROM SAN FRANCISCO BAY TO THE COLUMBIA RIVER....

      San Francisco. 1851.. Lithographed map, visible area 24 x 17 1/2 inches, matted and framed to overall 34 x 26 1/2 inches. Matted and framed. Backed on artist's board, some creasing and toning, a few light stains and spots, a few small repairs to verso. Very good. The Streeter copy of the "first map of what is now Oregon to be lithographed west of the Rockies" - Streeter sale. Streeter's handwritten notes can be seen on the front of the map near the imprint. Streeter also described the map as "one of the first, if not the first to show the new town of Portland, the new settlements on the Umpqua, and the road to California up the Willamette Valley." "Scholfield had visited the Trinity River diggings, and having found all existing maps of the area 'defective and erroneous' decided to prepare one of his own. For the first time the explorations of the gold seekers in the northern region are portrayed, and the Trinity is correctly shown flowing into the Klamath River instead of into the ocean. The Sierra diggings are not shown in detail, but a few place names here first appear. The coast from San Francisco to the mouth of the Columbia is based on the recently completed U.S. Coast Survey charts" - Wheat. An exceptionally rare map with only four copies noted in OCLC, at the University of California, Santa Cruz, the Oregon Historical Society Library, the Huntington Library, and Yale. STREETER SALE 2685 (this copy). WHEAT GOLD REGION 206. WHEAT TWENTY-FIVE CALIFORNIA MAPS 13. OCLC 37219850, 83289666.

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        Recherches sur les antiquités de la Russie méridionale et des côtes de la Mer Noire]. Izledovaniia o drevnostiach ioujenoï Rossii.

      Saint-Pétersbourg, Imprimerie des papiers d'Etat, s.d., (1851-56), - in-plano, feuillet de titre en chromolithographie (en russe), et 40 planches lithographiées ou gravées, légendées en russe et en français (dont 8 plans, et 14 planches en couleurs), en feuilles sous portefeuille de demi-toile verte, dos lisse muet, pièce de titre au centre du plat supérieur (reliure moderne). Bon exemplaire. Forme l'atlas seul des Recherches sur les antiquités de la Russie méridionale et des côtes de la Mer Noire, parues en russe en 1855, et dont il existe une traduction française à l'adresse de Didron (1855-1860, réimprimé en 1865 et 1885). Alexei Serguievitch Ouvarov (1825-1884) se passionna pour l'archéologie, dont il finit par faire sa carrière. Fondateur de la Société archéologique de Moscou en 1864, il mena de nombreuses fouilles dans plusieurs régions de l'Empire. Ici, c'est une campagne dans le sud du pays qui est documentée : Olbia du Pont, ancienne cité grecque colonie de Milet ; bassin du Dniepr ; Crimée. I. Dnièpre. Première cataracte, dite Koïdatsky. - II. Septième cataracte, dite Nenassitetzky. - III. Passage du Dnièpre près de Kitchkas. - IV. Plan d'une ancienne colonie près de Kamenka. - V. Amphore et objets d'or trouvés près de Kamenka (en couleurs). - VI. Cap d'Or (en couleurs). - VII. Plan de la ville d'Olbie. - VIII. Plan de l'acropole et de la place publique d'Olbie. - IX. Vue de la partie méridionale de la place publique. - X. Vue de la partie septentrionale de la place publique. - XI. Intérieur d'un tombeau grec. - XII. Timbres apposés sur les amphores et les briques. - XIII. Bas-relief en marbre représentant un sacrifice à Asclépios. - XIV. Objets en or trouvés dans les tumulus (en couleurs). - XV. Objets trouvés dans les tumulus (en couleurs). - XVI. Objets en fer, en bronze et en plomb. Bas relief en marbre (en couleurs). - XVII. Objets trouvés dans les tumulus (en couleurs). - XVIII.-XIX.-XX. Objets en terre cuite (en couleurs). - XXI. Statuette et vase en terre cuite (en couleurs). - XXII. As et monnaies. -XXIII. Monnaies et contremarques. - XXIV. Monnaies et inscriptions. - XXV. Ile de Bérésan. Plan général des fortifications et vue d'un ancien puits. - XXVI. Ancien port d'Odessus laissé à sec par les eaux du Teligoul. - XXVII. Emplacement de l'ancienne Odessos (plan). - XXVIII. Plans de la ville d'Odessa et de la station de Dofinovca. - XXIX. Vase (en couleurs). - XXX. Lousdorf. Plan de la colonie et de ses environs. - XXXI. Plan d'une partie du domaine de la comtesse Malakhovska. - XXXII. Akkerman. Monnaies et inscriptions. - XXXIII. Bains turcs (en couleurs). - XXXIV. Vue générale de la forteresse. - XXXV. Restes de la forteresse gênoise. - XXXVI. Objets trouvés à Otchakoff, Simféropol et à la Chersonèse (en couleurs). - XXXVII. Portraits du voiévode de Moldavie Mathieu et de son épouse Hélène (en couleurs). - XXXVIII. Plan d'une ancienne colonie près Kartal. - XXXIX. Emplacement d'une ancienne colonie. - XL. Partie occidentale du roc près Kartal. Brunet IV, 262-263.

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      Heidelberg u. Breslau, 1851-1864. Zus. 7 S., 8°. [An den österr. Chemiker u. Mineralogen Anton Schrötter von Kristelli (1802-1875)]. - „[...] Meine Uebersiedelung nach Breslau, und außerdem noch eine längere Abwesenheit von dort hat mich leider verhindert, Ew. Wohlgeboren die gewünschten mich betreffenden Personalnotizen für den academischen Almanach bis zu dem von Ihnen gesetzten Termin einzusenden [...]“. - Bunsen entwickelte zusammen mit Gustav Robert Kirchhoff die Spektralanalyse, mit deren Hilfe chemische Elemente hochspezifisch nachgewiesen werden können. Er perfektionierte den nach ihm benannten Bunsenbrenner und erfand das Bunsenelement und das Bunsen-Fotometer. --- Der in Olmütz geborene Anton Schrötter, Sohn eines Apothekers, studierte ab 1822 zunächst auf Wunsch seines Vaters in Wien Medizin, wechselte dann aber unter dem Einfluss von Friedrich Mohs zu den naturwissenschaftlichen Fächern, speziell der Mineralogie. 1827 erhielt er eine Assistentenstelle für Physik und Mathematik an der Universität Wien. 1830 wurde er Professor für Physik und Chemie am Technischen Institut Joanneum in Graz. Während eines halbjährigen Urlaubs im Jahre 1838 besuchte er chemische Institute in Göttingen, Heidelberg, Frankfurt und Paris. In Gießen machte er sich bei Justus von Liebig mit der organischen Elementaranalyse vertraut. Ab 1843 arbeitete er als Professor für technische Chemie am Polytechnischen Institut der Universität Wien und übernahm dort 1845 die Professur für allgemeine Chemie. Schrötter war neben Baumgartner, Ettingshausen und Haidinger einer der Begründer der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien und wurde 1850 ihr Generalsekretär. Die Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina wählte Schrötter 1856 zu ihrem Mitglied. Ab 1868 leitete er das österreichische Hauptmünzamt und wurde gleichzeitig zum Ministerialrat ernannt. Er wurde 1874 in den Ruhestand versetzt und eröffnete in seiner Wohnung ein Privatlaboratorium, in dem er Studien über Edelmetalle betrieb. 1875 starb er in Wien. Schrötter hat in seinem Leben ca. 60 wissenschaftliche Publikationen verfasst. Ab 1845 beschäftigte Schrötter sich intensiv mit Phosphor. 1848 gelang ihm der Nachweis der schon von Berzelius geäußerten Vermutung, dass roter Phosphor eine allotrope Modifikation des weißen Phosphors, nicht aber eine Phosphorverbindung ist. Schrötter wandelte weißen Phosphor durch Erhitzen in roten um, den man zeitweise Schrötterschen Phosphor nannte. Sein Verfahren zur Darstellung desselben revolutionierte die Streichholzindustrie, wo roter Phosphor schon bald als Bestandteil der Reibflächen genutzt wurde. Er war ein Organisator in Industrie und Wissenschaft sowie Berater bei den Vorbereitungen zur Novara-Expedition und zur Österreich-Ungarischen Nordpolexpedition. - Versand D: 12,00 EUR Bunsen, Schrötter, Chemie, Brief, Letter, Lettre, Briefe, Autograph, Autographe, Autographen, Autograf, Autografe, Autografen, Signatur, Signiert, Signed, Signature, Unterschrift, Eigenhändig, Handschrift, Handschriften, Manuscript, Manuscrit, ALS, A.L.S., LAS, L.A.S.

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        United States Frigate St Lawrence 50 Guns Sailing off Osborne, Isle of Wight

      London: Ackermann & Co, 1851. Hand-coloured lithograph by Dutton, printed by Day & Son. Small expert repairs. Sheet size: 21 1/4 x 27 2/8 inches. Beautiful portrait of United States Frigate "St. Lawrence" saluting off Osbourne, Isle of Wight, summer residence of Queen Victoria. The St. Lawrence was laid out in the 1820s by the Norfolk Navy Yard, but she remained uncompleted on the ways until work on her, interrupted by a shortage of funds, was resumed during the Mexican War and she was finally launched in late 1847 or early in 1848. She bore 8 VIII-inch guns and 42 32 pounders. A beautiful sailing ship, she represents an ideal of the pre-steamship days, superbly rendered by Dutton, who was probably the best printmaker of marine subjects during this period. Thomas Goldsworth Dutton (d. 1891) worked for Day & Haghe and Day & Son, producing refined lithographs of the great British ships of the period, as well as visiting battleships of other nations, as here. With Commander Joshua Sands in command, the St .Lawrence departed New York on the 20th February 1851, partially on a good-will visit but also carrying to England the exhibits from the United States for the Great Exhibition in London, the first modern world's fair which opened on 1st May, 1851. At some point before May 5th (the date this print was published) she evidently visited the Isle of Wight, where as a diplomatic courtesy she fired a salute to Queen Victoria. Her return voyage was made via Lisbon and she arrived back in New York on 11 August, 1851. Cf. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Marine Collection to be found at India House (New York: 1935) item number 363.

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        SOME ACCOUNT OF DOMESTIC ARCHITECTURE IN ENGLAND, from the Conquest to the end of the Thirteenth Century; From Richard II to Henry VIII. With numerous illustrations of existing remains from original drawings.

      John Henry Parker. 1851 - 1859, Oxford - 3 vols in 4. pp. (xii, xxxii, 287; (xvi), 252; (xvi) 200; (Xii) 201 - 491. 4 frontis, extremely well illustrated. 8vo. Half vellum, marble boards, alledges marbled, spines with labels and gilt decoration including the coat of arms of William King, 1st Earl of Lovelace, also with the Lovelace bookplate. There is some off setting in Vol 3. The spine labels of Volumes 1 & 2 read Domestic Architecture of the Middle Ages; Turner. The spine labels of the third volume read Domestic Architecture of the Middle Ages. XV Century Vol I and II. A hansome set - fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A New Guide for Travellers through the United States of America, containing all the railroad, steamboat, stage & canal routes, with the distances from place to place, and the population of the different states, territories, principal cities and towns, in 1850. Accompanied by an accurate map

      Boston: published by J. Haven, 1851. 12mo. 20pp. Large folding engraved map titled "Map of the United States of America to accompany Doggett's Rail Road Guide," period hand colouring in outline, measuring 18 1/2 x 23 1/2 inches. Inset titled: "Map of Oregon, California &c." Original dark brown cloth-covered boards, the covers with outer borders blocked in blind, the upper cover with title and decorative surround blocked in gilt. A rare, early guide to the United States, illustrated with a fine pocket map showing the country as far west as the Rocky Mountains and with an inset of California. This work seems to have been published by Boston-based John Haven in competition to Calvin Smith's work with almost the same title. The Doggett map which illustrates the guide originally appeared in 1847 and shows the United States as far west as the Rocky Mountains. States and territories are outline in red and railroad routes are shown in black lines. While the inset of California does not identify the gold fields, the guide was clearly intended with those travellers in mind, and the text includes a table of rates for passage from New York to San Francisco. C.f. Wheat Gold Region 34; Wheat Transmississippi 541. Not in Rumsey.

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        The Botanic Garden, consisting of highly finished representations of hardy ornamental flowering plants, cultivated in Great Britain, with their names, classes, orders, history, qualities, culture, and physiological observations

      London: Simpkin & Marshall and Sherwood and Co. (vols. 1-9), Groombridge & Sons (vols. 10-13), 1851. 13 volumes in seven. 13 uncoloured engraved additional titles, 1248 hand-coloured engraved figures on 312 plates by S. Watts after Mrs. E. Bury, Miss S. Maund, Miss E. Maund, E. D. Smith and Mills, printed dedication to the 'Lovers of Botany' in vol.I, letterpress preface in all volumes except III & VIII (as issued). (Two plates and two engraved additional titles a bit short, lacking the engraved dedication to the Queen in vol. 3). [ With :] Benjamin MAUND. The Fruitist; a treatise on orchard and garden fruits . London: Groombridge and sons, [no date]. 72 engraved illustrations of fruit, printed in colours and finished by hand, each within a printed ornamental border. [ with :] The Auctarium of the Botanic Garden . London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co., [1834-50]. 2 parts in one vol., pp.[2], 1-282; [2], 1-144; [6], [3] [ and with: ] The Floral Register . London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co., [1835-50]. 2 parts in one vol., pp.[2], 1-240; 1, 242, 3-144, 3-13. Numerous wood-engraved illustrations. Together 16 volumes, quarto (9 x 7 1/8 inches). Uniformly bound in contemporary brown half calf over marbled paper-covered boards, spines in six compartments with raised bands, the bands highlighted with gilt tooling and flanked by blind fillets, green morocco lettering-piece in the second compartment, lettered directly in gilt in the fourth. Provenance : [Helen] Melville Russell Cooke (1898-1973, the daughter of Edward John Smith, Captain of the Titanic.). A lovely set of the first edition of the Botanic Garden, here in large paper and uniformly bound with all Maund's supplemental publications. Despite the London imprint of the present works, Benjamin Maund lived and worked in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. He was a botanist, pharmacist and bookseller. He was a fellow of the Linnean Society from 1827 and served on the botanical committees of the Worcestershire Natural History Society. His magnum opus, The Botanic Garden , was published monthly over an astounding twenty-six year period. Most, if not all, of the original drawings for The Botanic Garden are now in the Natural History Museum in London. Several important artists contributed, including Mrs. Edward Bury, the artist of "Hexandrian Plants"; Miss E. Maund; Miss S. Maund; E.D. Smith and Mills. The Floral Register, The Auctarium and The Fruitist were issued as free supplements to the monthly parts of the main work from 1834 onwards. In the present set, these supplemental works have been bound in three volumes. (Stafleu & Cowan cite an additional pp. 1-96 at the end of part I of The Auctarium , but from internal evidence this would appear to be incorrect and the part work is complete with 280pp. plus the title and preliminary leaves). Complete copies of The Botanic Garden covering the entire twenty-six year publication are scarce, particularly uniformly bound with their supplemental publications. This set with the added benefit of being particularly tall, indeed over a full centimeter taller than the large-paper set from the Plesch collection. F. Cardew 'Maund's Botanic Garden and other works', in J.Soc. Bibl. nat Hist .(1958) 3,pp.322-324; Dunthorne 198-200; Great Flower Books (1990) p.160; Nissen BBI 2222; Stafleu & Cowan 5712 & 5714, 5715.

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        The Rhododendrons of Sikkim-Himalaya; being an account, botanical and geographical of the Rhododendrons recently discovered in the mountains of eastern Himalaya, from drawings and descriptions made on the spot, during a government botanical mission to that country, by Joseph Dalton Hooker... Edited by Sir W.J. Hooker

      London: Reeve, Benham, & Reeve, 1851. Folio. (19 5/8 x 14 1/2 inches). Title with tinted lithographic vignette, 2 letterpress part titles, 1p. list of subscribers, 1p. preface to part II. Hand-coloured lithographic frontispiece and 29 fine plates, drawn on stone by John Nugent Fitch from drawings by J.D. Hooker, printed by Reeve, Benham & Reeve (12), Frederic Reeve (4) and Reeve & Nichols (14). Original oatmeal morocco-grained cloth, covers blocked with double fillet border, the flat spine lettered in gilt 'Rhododendrons of Sikkim-Himalaya', g.e., contained within a modern brown cloth box, titled in gilt on a black morocco lettering-piece A very fine copy of the rare second edition of this beautifully illustrated work on the Rhododendron family - "An important work for both the botanist and horticulturalist since it contains descriptions and plates of many of the best Rhododendron species...and an account of their discovery" (Great Flower Books). The Rhododendrons of the Himalayas amply demonstrate the adaptable nature of the plant kingdom: the species described vary from ground hugging 'alpines', to small shrubs, climbers, large shrubs and trees. For example: of the thirty-two species illustrated and described by Hooker in this important monograph, eight are described as trees by Hooker and vary in height from the 'Rhododendron lanatum' (a small tree), to the magnificent 'R. Campbelliae' and 'R. barbatum' at around 40 feet. The beautiful plates are amongst the best examples of the work of Walter Hood Fitch (1817-1892), one of the greatest botanical artists of the nineteenth century. Fitch had attracted the attention of Sir William Hooker (1785-1865) when he was working as an apprentice to a Glasgow firm of calico designers. `When Hooker was appointed Director of Kew Gardens, he carried his protégé south with him. That was in 1841: for the next fifty years Fitch remained at Kew, and his career is inseparably associated with those of Sir William and his son Joseph.' ( Great Flower Books 1990, p.46). 'Fitch had the greatest competence of any botanical painter who has yet appeared in drawing the rhododendron' (Great Flower Books ). 'In his lithographs he has captured the exuberant form and colour of these flowering shrubs.. Sometimes at the base of the plate, magnified views of the pistils, stamens and sections of the ovaries are presented. The first plate is unusually attractive because the plant... is shown in its native habitat, growing among the trunks of fallen trees against a hazy background of blue mountains.' ( Oak Spring Flora ). Fitch remained the chief (and usually sole) artist for the Botanical Magazine for forty-three years, producing over 9000 drawings including some of the most memorable images of his age. The plates are all based on J.D. Hooker's original drawings. Hooker spent several years exploring Sikkim, as well as parts of Nepal and Tibet. His field notes were sent to England from India to his father, Sir William Hooker, who edited the text for this work and contributed a preface giving an interesting overview of the discovery of the genus by western science. In addition to the many botanical discoveries that J.D. Hooker made during his exploration of the region, his 'observations on the geology and meteorology of Sikkim are still fundamental, and he explained the terracing of the mountain valleys by the formation of glacial lakes.' ( DNB ). A great many of the species of Rhododendron discovered and described here by Hooker were subsequently successfully introduced to western cultivation Cf. Blunt & Stearn The Art of Botanical Illustration p.264; cf. Bradley Bibliography II, p.676; Desmond The European Discovery of the Indian Flora p.144; cf. Great Flower Books (1990) p.101; cf. Nissen BBI 911; cf. Oak Spring Flora 104; cf. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 2969.

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        Mormons Bog - En Beretning, Skreven Ved Mormons Haand Paa Tavler, Efter Nephis Tavler [Danish Book of Mormon]

      Copenhagen: Ubgivet og forlagt af Erastus Snow, 1851. First Danish edition. 568pp. Sextodecimo [16 cm] Beautifully rebound in 3/4 Brown Morocco over marbled boards. Title gilt stamped on the backstrip with raised bands and decorative stamped bands and decorations. New endsheets and pastedowns. Minor damp staining and foxing sporadically throughout. The printing of the Book of Mormon in Danish in 1851 represents the first foreign language edition. One of 3,000 copies. According to Crawley: " The first foreign language edition of the Book of Mormon had its beginning in Nauvoo in 1845, when Peter O. Hansen commenced a translation of the Book into Danish. Five years later, three days after he had arrived in Copenhagen, Erastus Snow loaned Hansen's manuscript and a copy of the Book of Mormon in English to the Baptist minister Peter C. Monster, who judged the translation to be 'very imperfect,' and that September Snow directed Hansen to revise it. Subsequently he engaged a new Danish convert, a Miss Matthiesen, a teacher of French, German, and English, to correct the translation, but when Hansen complained that she was making the language to modern, Snow decided to collaborate himself with Hansen in revising the manuscript. Hansen claims in his autobiography that he spent five months on the translation in Nauvoo and seven months on it with Snow - suggesting that he and Snow began working together in November 1850. Snow had spent most of October in England, where he had borrowed 200 pounds from the Millennial Star office and had obtained a promise of donations totaling 70 pounds from two British elders, and before the end of the year he contracted with F.E. Bording to print 3,000 copies." Flake/Draper 705. Jacobs 55.B. Crawley 574. Auerbach 1181. Sabin 83115.

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        Journals of a Landscape Painter in Albania, &c.

      London: Richard Bentley. Good+. 1851. First. Hardback. Blue patterned boards; green endpapers, front free endpaper missing, boards a bit marked and worn; corners bumped; head and tail of spine a little worn, with small losses - backstrip + boards intact. Gilt decoration + titling still quite bright. Front joint exposed, but binding otherwise intact, though a little frail. Occasional spotting to foredges and pp, but pp quite supple. B/w frontispiece, with tissue guard + 20 colour plates (all present). Bookplate on front pastedown. The fascinating, "no nonsense" side of Edward Lear! ; 4to (6 3/4" x 10 1/2"); 428 pages .

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        HISTORY OF THE EARLY SETTLEMENT AND INDIAN WARS OF WESTERN VIRGINIA; EMBRACING AN ACCOUNT OF THE VARIOUS EXPEDITIONS IN THE WEST, PREVIOUS TO 1795. ALSO, BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF COL. EBENEZER ZANE, MAJOR SAMUEL M'COLLOCH, LEWIS WETZEL, GEN'L. ANDREW LEWIS, GEN'L. DANIEL BRODHEAD, CAPT. SAMUEL BRADY, COL. WM. CRAWFORD; AND OTHER DISTINGUISHED ACTORS IN OUR BORDER WARS

      Published by H. Hoblitzell, 1851., 1851. First edition. 8vo. Original embossed front and rear panels, gold image on front cover, titles stamped in gold on spine, 416 pp., frontis. [engraved drawing], preface, illustrated, plates, footnotes. Much on Indian wars including accounts of, or references, to the captivities of John Salling, Col. Crawford, Dr. Knight, Mrs. Neff, Mrs. Painter, Mrs. Smith, Mr. Fisher, Mrs. Renick, Mrs. Wallace, Mrs. Cunningham, John Wetzel, Mrs. Francis Scott, the Johnson boys, Mrs. Glass, Lewis Wetzel, and Isaac Zane. A reliable compilation of facts and the book rates very high among those books written about this part of the country, especially for its accuracy. Cloth professionally reinforced on the spine with the original title laid-down, a little foxing to a few pages, light wear to corners and extremities, else a very good, tight copy of a very rare book. Housed in a cloth slipcase with leather label on the spine and titles stamped in gold.

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        Encyclopedie d'architecture : journal mensuel (14 volumes, 1851-1862; 1872-1873; Tome Premier - Tome douze; et Tome vingt deux et vingt trois)

      Paris: Bance 1851 - 14 volume set. Short folios. Bound in uniform 1/4 red leather over marbled boards. Good bindings, with minor shelf wear. Scattered foxing. 1440 plates. Engravings, color lithographs. Book plate of Harry Seymour Barnes. Barnes was an architect in New York city in the 19th century. L Encyclopédie d architecture publiée sous le patronage des Artistes les plus éminents compte maintenant deux années d existence Le grand succès qui a accueilli cette publication dès son début prouve que l Editeur en créant pour MM les Architectes un organe véritablement usuel est venu remplir une lacune important Ce qui recommande particulièrement l Encyclopédie oV architecture c est d abord que les planches qui y figurent au lieu d être de simples illustrations plus ou moins bien choisies mais isolées entre elles se relient au contraire pour former des séries complètes d un intérêt sérieux et durable En d autres termes ce n est pas seulement telle ou telle partie d un édifice que l abonné de l Encyclopédie d Architecture trouve dans son journal c?est l ensemble et tous les détails de cet édifice et cela est si vrai que dans un temps qui n est pas éloigné ce Recueil contiendra des monographies complètes des monuments dont la nomenclature suit Notre Dame de Paris Sainte Chapelle Cathédrale de Chartres Chateaux de Chambord et de Gaillon Palais de Louvre Bibliotheque Sainte Genevieve Prison Mazas etc Ces monographies reliées séparément formeront un jour par la combinaison la plus économique une véritable bibliothèque d architecte On le voit l Encyclopédie d Architecture est avant tout une collection d ouvrages séparés sur des monuments choisis parmi les plus remarquables et dont la plupart n avaient été jusqu à ce jour ni relevés ni gravés ni publiés Paris - Thomas Talbot Bury This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sindh and the Races that Inhabit the Valley of the Indus

      Wm H Allen, London 1851 - with notices of the topography and history of the province. 422 pp, Penzer p 40. Burton worked with the Bombay Army survey and eventually traveled to the annexed Sindh province in 1851. Bound in terra cotta cloth with blind triple border enclosing blind oval design on both covers. Gold lettering. The book has been scarce almost since it was published. Sindh is today's Pakistan. VG copy in orig. cloth. Large folding map (not called for) pasted neatly opposite title page. Bookplates of Mission House library inside front cover and Political Department nicely written on title page. Little soiling upper left hand part of spine. Rare in original cloth. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        REGULATIONS FOR THE UNIFORM & DRESS OF THE ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES. JUNE, 1851. FROM THE ORIGINAL TEXT AND DRAWINGS IN THE NAVY DEPARTMENT

      Philadelphia, 1851. Folio. Contemporary brown morocco, cover gilt, neatly rebacked, a.e.g. Corners bumped. Some light foxing on text leaves. Plates clean and fresh. Very good. President Millard Fillmore's copy of this rare color plate book recording the uniform and dress of the mid- 19th-century United States Army, with Fillmore's ownership inscription on the front pastedown. This copy is in a presentation morocco binding stamped with the title and "Millard Fillmore President of the United States." Fillmore, who had one of the most extensive libraries of any president, was notable for his scholarship. He served as Zachary Taylor's vice president and became president in 1850, after Taylor's death. Thus he was President at the time of publication, and the full morocco binding is done especially for him. This work was published by William H. Hortsmann and Sons, "military furnishers" of Philadelphia; established in 1815, they were the country's leading military outfitters throughout the 19th century and well into the 20th. The plates, drawn by G.C. Humphries, were presumably used by Hortsmann, in conjunction with the text, to explain to customers what they were entitled to wear, the official nature of the work being emphasized by the facsimile endorsements on each plate by the Adjutant General. The attractive plates are ably executed in lithography by P.S. Duval, one of the leading lithographic printers of the time. They consist of five chromolithographic images showing nineteen full-length views of various ranks and regiments within the U.S. Army; followed by sixteen plates of details of uniforms (four partially or completely handcolored); two plates of swords; and ending with colored plates of "horse furniture." The text reprints the relevant regulations concerning the dress code for officers and enlisted men, including members of the topographical engineers, dragoons, and cadets. Not in Bennett or McGrath.

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        Scripture Biography: from Adam to Noah. History of Abraham. History of Joseph. Abridged and Translated Into the Choctaw Language. (Alam Atok a Isht Ia Hosh Noah Atok Ont Vhli Isht Anumpa.) Three in One Volume

      American Tract Society N.D., New York - No date, but the American Tract Society published the Scripture Biographiesin Choctaw in 1851 and the inscription is dated 1851. Three separately paginated books bound in one volume, with Vol. I on spine. Brown decorated stamped boards with gilt on spine. Sunning on spine and edges with half inch piece missing at spine head and smaller piece missing at tail. Rubbed corners and ink coloring in joints. Binding tight. Offsetting of inscription ink on front endpapers. Inscription on first free endpaper reads "Mr. Gallaudet's from Rev. Mr. (? ) Wright and lady, by C. Byington New York, Dec. 29, 1851." Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, an American missionary known for his work with the deaf, died in September, 1851, and this may have been from his library. Gallaudet wrote these scripture biographies for children and they were translated into many foreign and Native American languages. Cyrus Byington was a missionary and Choctaw linguist who developed a written system for the language and was associated with Reverend Wright. Byington is not credited, but this is probably his translation work. Very few copies of any of the three books are found on OCLC/Worldcat, with three copies each of The History of Abraham and the History of Joseph found. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Poems - Posthumous and Collected.

      William Pickering, London. 1851 - First edition. [Edited by T.F. Kelsall.] 8vo. Two volumes: pp cxxxiv, 231; [vi], 288. Four-page publisher's catalogue at front of first volume. Original purple cloth with paper labels. The first volume includes a long Memoir by ''B'' (i.e. C.D. Bevan). The second volume comprises unsold sheets from Death's Jest-Book and The Bride's Tragedy which Pickering had published as a separate volume the previous year.Covers a bit rubbed and faded at the edges and spine. Labels dusty. A very good set and fairly uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue of the Great Exhibition 1851 3 Volumes Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nations, 1851 THREE Volumes

      London: Spicer Brothers, W. Clowes and Sons,. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1851. 1st Editions. Hardcover. The Official Catalogue in 3 vols. Comprising : - VOLUME I. - Index and Introductory. Section I. - Raw Materials, Classes 1 to 4. Section II. - Machinery, Classes 5 to 10. VOLUME II. - Section III. - Manufactures, Classes II to 29. Section IV, - Fine Arts, Class 30. Colonies. VOLUME III. - Foreign States. Each Volume Large 8vo. In a small inserted 'Advertisement' to the front of Volume One it states "...It was impossible to determine the limits of a work which, from its very nature, was open to constant alterations and additions... It has become necessary to divide it into five Parts, or three Volumes, two Volumes only having been at first intended..." . At least 1 Supplementary volume was added later. All three volumes uniformly bound in blue blind-decorated cloth with bright gilt titling and decoration, with a lovely gilt illustration to each front board. All Edges Gilt. Plain lemon endpapers. Sonme light foxing very occasionally but overall NO Inscriptions or marks internally. There are some light patches/spots on the boards, some of which were due to candle wax droppings ( I scraped some off! ) and possibly edge damp, but I have cleaned all 3 volumes and although the lighter patches are still visible they look an attractive set. See Images. Vol. 1 = (cxcii) + pages numbered 1 - 478 (but with page numbers 193*- 208* and 465*- 478* repeated, NOT with duplicated text, but all those pages with an asterisk, seemingly being additional pages) + 76 pp (advertisements). Includes the Catalogue Indices in the prelim pages. Illustrated with 1 large fold-out coloured map. A separate Decorated Title, plus many b/w plates, none of which are included in the pagination, including 3 folding plates, 1 tinted, and one lovely double page tinted lithograph. Also many b/w illustrations in the text, etc. Vol. 2 = (iv) + pages numbered 479-1002. Numerous full page b/w plates, one folding, 5 delightful added colour litho plates, and many b/w illustrations in the text, etc. Vol. 3 = (iv) + pages numbered 1003-1470. Numerous full page b/w plates, including 1 double-page. Also some b/w illustrations and heraldic designs in the text, etc. Overall, apart from the 'patching' to the boards and the inner edges, this is a Very Clean, Tight and Bright set of an ORIGINAL important historical catalogue. This set is overweight and very heavy at over 5.5 kilos, and MAY require extra postage depending on your location. ; Each volume - Small 4to .

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        Memoirs of the life of the late John Mytton, Esq. of Halston, Shropshire, formerly M.P. for Shrewsbury, High Sheriff for the counties of Salop and Merioneth, and Major of the North Shropshire Yoemanry Calvary; with notices of his hunting, shooting, driving, racing, eccentric and extravagant exploits. By Nimrod. With numerous illus. by H. Alken and T.J. Rawlins with a brief memoir of Nimrod, by the author of "Handley Cross.""

      Rudolph Ackermann, London 1851 - Third edition, but the first to include Surtees' "Memoir of Nimrod," 8vo, pp. ix, [1], 218, [8] ads; inserted engraved title-p., hand-colored frontispiece and 17 hand-colored plates; original pictorial green cloth stamped in gilt on upper cover and spine, a.e.g.; ads for Ackerman's Sporting Library on both pastedowns; some wear at the extremities and small cracks at the spine ends, but this is a good, sound copy, and internally it's clean and bright. "A most valuable and important book for the sporting life of the period, aptly described by Newton as ëa biography of a real man that reads like a work of fictioní" (Tooley).Tooley 68. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        COLTON'S TOWNSHIP MAP OF THE STATE OF WISCONSIN, COMPILED FROM THE UNITED STATES SURVEYS, & OTHER AUTHENTIC SOURCES

      New York, 1851. Bound into original 16mo. brown cloth covers, stamped in gilt and blind. Boards a touch faded. Sales label for Colton on inside front cover. Very good. First edition. Karpinski notes later editions of 1852, 1854, 1855, 1856, etc. Townships and settlement are restricted to the south and east, with northern and western Wisconsin completely devoid of development. One railroad runs from Milwaukee west to Waukesha. Not in Rumsey.

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        THE HOUSE OF THE SEVEN GABLES, A ROMANCE

      Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields,. 1851. original decorated brown cloth, front and rear panels stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold and blind, yellow endpapers.. Neat early owner's name at top right corner of title page. Slight. spine lean, cloth restored at spine ends, mild, shallow damp stain to. fore-edge margins of inserted publisher's catalogue, a tight, very. good copy with clean binding and bright gilt stamping to spine panel.. A pleasing copy overall. (#147549). First edition, first printing. 1690 copies printed 6-24 March 1851, published 9 April 1851. There is type batter to right margins of lines 1- 3, page 149 which, according to Clark, was reset for the second through fourth printings. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-38. See Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), p. 457. BAL 7604 (Binding A). Clark A17.1.a (first printing).

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