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        Moby Dick; Or, The Whale

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851. First edition. Octavo, original publisher's brown cloth. A near fine condition with some of the usual light foxing and light shelfwear to the spine tips. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A completely unrestored example to this cornerstone. A superior example. Initially panned by critics and readers when published in 1851, "in the 20th century Moby Dick would be rediscovered and acknowledged as possibly the greatest of all American novels" (Chronology of American Literature).

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        The Works of W.H. Prescott. Including: The Conquest of Mexico, The Conquest of Peru, Ferdinand and Isabella. Phillip the Second, and Charles the Fifth

      London: Richard Bentley, 1851., 1851. 10 volumes; Large 8vo. (23 x 35cm). The Seventh Edition. A lovely set in contemporary full calf with twin, red and green titles to spines with gilt and blank tooled box design, coat of arms in gilt to two compartments; same gilt coat of arms to centre of boards with gilt rule; marbled end papers and edges. Lightly rubbed to extremities, corners bumped. Bookplate of A.W.W. Steel to paste downs with old tiny blue bookseller's label. With portrait frontispieces. Markings to a few boards. Shows extremely well.

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        [Op. 99]. Bunte Blätter 14 Stücke für das Pianoforte Miß Mary Potts zugeeignet... Op. 99. Pr. 3 1/3 Thlr. [with prices for individual pieces in Silbergroschen]

      Elberfeld F. W. Arnold [PN A 331-338] [after December 1851]. Folio. Unbound. 1f. (title within ornamental border), 1f. (part title for nos. 1-3, "Drei Stücklein"), 3-8 (music of "Drei Stücklein"); 1f. (part title of nos. 4-8, "[5] Albumblätter"), 3-8 (music of "[5] Albumblätter"); [i] (part title of no. 9, "Novellette"), 2-7 (music of "Novellette"), [i] (blank); 1f. (part title of no. 10, "Präludium"), 3-7 (music of "Präludium"), [i] (blank); 1f. (part title of no. 11, "Marsch"), 3-9 (music of "Marsch"), [i] (blank); 1f. (part title of no. 12, "Abendmusik"), 3-9 (music of "Abendmusik"), [i] (blank); 1f. (part title of no. 13, "Scherzo"), 3-11 (music of "Scherzo"), [i] (blank); 1f. (part title of no. 14, "Geschwindmarsch"), 3-9 (music of "Geschwindmarsch"), [i] (blank) pp. Title lithographed, part titles and music engraved. Silbergroschen. Slightly worn, soiled, browned and creased.. First Edition, unrecorded issue. Hofmann p. 216. McCorkle pp. 432-33. Not in Hoboken. The present copy conflates features from various identified issues and seems to include a completely unrecorded title leaf. According to McCorkle, there were "apparently two versions of the title leaf: (a) with prices for the individually available numbers [1-3, 4-8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14] (copies in Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Hoboken collection [Hoboken 15, 163-170]); (b) with price for the complete work [only]" (cf. Hofmann p. 216 and Hoboken 15, 171). The present copy, however, displays both the individual prices and the price for the complete work; the latter is identical in value with that of the version (b) given by Hofmann and McCorkle but spelled differently: Hofmann and McCorkle give "3 Thlr. 10 Sgr." (30 Silbergroschen equal one Thaler). Also, while the part titles in the present copy are engraved as in the first edition, the title page is lithographed, and the printer's notes ("Stich und Druck der Paez'schen Officin in Leipzig") to the foot of the first page of music of each section are lacking as in what Hofmann identifies as "first, unchanged Titelauflage." It would seem likely, then, that the present copy falls between the (recorded) first editions of collection and individual pieces and the "first, unchanged Titelauflage." In the latter, the engraved part titles were replaced with lithographed ones. A compilation of pieces mostly from the years 1834 to 1843, some of them originally intended for other cycles. Mary Potts, the dedicatee, lived in New York. She had met Schumann in Germany. Schumann wanted to delete the dedication at the last minute, but the publisher refused because the title had already been engraved. See McCorkle, p. 429.

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        Yeast: A Problem. Reprinted, with Corrections and Additions from Fraser's Magazine

      London: John W. Parker, 1851. First book edition of the author's first novel. It had been issued in "Fraser's Magazine" in 1848. 379, [1]; [8 pages publisher's advertisements at the back]. 1 vols. 8vo. Original rose cloth, covers blindstamped, spine lettered in gilt. Some fading, head of spine torn away, spine loosened, shaken with a few gatherings loosened, inner hinges cracked, some light soiling, else a very good copy. Kingsley's First Novel With ALS about Proofs to Publisher With an autograph letter signed "C. Kingsley" laid in, 2 pages, 8vo, Eversley, Tuesday, n.y. [1851], to [John W.] Parker, creased. Enclosing the last few proofs of "Yeast," (not present) and asking whether he might send a bright scholar from Trinity who wishes employment at Fraser's to meet with Parker. His original postscript stated that he was not going to include the Preface but this has been crossed through and he writes that he hasn't shown it to Maurice and that Maurice can decide whether the preface shall be kept or not. Kingsley's first novel, dealing with the discontent in the country resulting from the poverty, immorality, tyrannous game laws and the condition of the laborer, all with the interwoven thread of romance.

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        ALBUM DE L'EXPÉDITION ROMAINE, TEXTE ET DESSINS PAR CH. VERTRAY, CAPITAINE D'ETAT - ÉMAJOR. OUVRAGE PUBLIÉ AVEC L'AUTORISATION DE M. LE MINISTRE DE LA GUERRE.

      Legatura originale in mezza pelle e carta zigrinata di colore violaceo; ornamenti a duplice filetto ai piatti; al dorso, titolo e ricchi fregi in oro. Frontespizio con titolo, piccolo fregio e cornice tipografica. 16 pagine numerate con testo su doppia colonna. Frontespizio figurato di ingresso alle tavole, litografato su cartoncino a due colori, seppia e nero con titolo e 7 vignette a carattere vedutistico o militare; seguono 13 litografie in seppia e nero su cartoncino, eseguite da Bariau e Montillet, impresse da Martial Place; esse raffigurano altrettanti grandi e belle vedute di località romane e scene militari: Marche sur Rome - Camp de Palo - Camp de Castel Guido - Les Télégraphes - Camp de Santa Severa - Camp d'Acqua Traversa - Bivouac de Santucci - Pont sur le Tibre - Attaque du Ponte Molle - Acqua Acetosa - Vue Génerale des attaques sous Rome - Place du Quirinal - Villa Aldobrandini - Borghese, où s'installa l'Etat - major francais. 4 litografie eseguite alla penna raffiguranti altrettanti piani topografico - militari, di cui una a doppia pagina. Seconda edizione, la prima venne pubblicata nel 1851 avente come frontespizio lo stesso qui presente all'ingresso delle tavole. Opera rara e monumentale, redatta secondo lo spirito di Bacler di Albe, il celebre generale napoleonico, volta a documentare la spedizione francese del 1849 destinata a liquidare l'anarchica Repubblica Romana di Mazzini e permettere così il ritorno di Pio IX, esiliato a Gaeta. Le vedute furono disegnate sul posto dal capitano Vertray. Esemplare in buone condizioni, alcune pagine e tavole allentate all'inserimento, sporadiche fioriture.

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        Further Papers Relative to the Affairs of New Zealand. Presented to both Houses of Parliament... 7 August 1851

      London: William Clowes and Sons for HMSO, 1851. Foolscap folio, viii, 246 pp., bound in attractive half crimson morocco with gilt lettering by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, original tinted wrappers bound in. The progress of Maori representation in government. Detailed report of affairs of 1851-1851, providing a wealth of historical information.Of special interest are reports for the introduction of Maori representation in government and parliament, presentations from Queen Victoria to various native chiefs, the acquisition of lands by the New Zealand Company, and the settlement of pensioner emigrants in New Zealand.

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        Further Papers Relative to the Affairs of New Zealand. Presented to both Houses of Parliament. 7 August 1851

      William Clowes and Sons for HMSO, London 1851 - Foolscap folio, viii, 246 pp., bound in attractive half crimson morocco with gilt lettering by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, original tinted wrappers bound in. The progress of Maori representation in government. Detailed report of affairs of 1851-1851, providing a wealth of historical information.Of special interest are reports for the introduction of Maori representation in government and parliament, presentations from Queen Victoria to various native chiefs, the acquisition of lands by the New Zealand Company, and the settlement of pensioner emigrants in New Zealand. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        MUSICAL EXERCISES, FOR SINGING SCHOOLS, TO BE USED IN CONNECTION WITH THE "MANUAL OF THE BOSTON ACADEMY OF MUSIC, FOR INSTRUCTION IN THE ELEMENTS OF VOCAL MUSIC."

      Boston: Wilkins, Carter & Co., 1851.. 135 leaves, comprised of title leaf, explanatory two-page opening, and sixty-six double-page music examples, printed from large wood type. Very large folio, 23" tall. Modern three-quarter black morocco and contemporary marbled boards, gilt titles. Some wear to edges, rubbing to boards. New endpapers. Short repaired tear at top edge of titlepage, titlepage reinforced along the gutter, minor damp-staining to first handful of leaves. Lessons 59 and 60 bound upside down. Overall, still a very good copy. Second edition of a remarkable and substantial work originally published in 1838. A truly massive volume published for music school teachers by the "father of American church music," Lowell Mason, a banker by profession but also a lifelong music teacher and publisher of hymnals and musical instruction books. Mason was also a pioneer of both music education in public schools, and in propagating the notion that church choirs should be composed of their own congregants instead of professionals. With its strikingly large and bold wood-type sheets, measuring 23" by 28" opened, illustrating progressive music theory, this book was intended for music school teachers to use at the front of the classroom. The book is divided into sixty-six two- page lessons, most devoted to "Rhythmic and Melodics" exercises. The final six double-page openings are reserved for hymns and other songs, concluding with Samuel F. Smith's "America. National Hymn," ("My Country! 'Tis of Thee"). Rare, with fewer than twenty copies in OCLC, and no copy at auction since 1981. AMERICAN IMPRINTS 51550 (1838 ed.).

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        El Cancionero de. (Siglo XV) Ahora por primera vez dado a luz, con notas y comentarios

      Madrid, Imprenta de la Publicidad 1851 - Fol. (30,7 x 21,5 cm). LXXXVII-732 p., 2 láminas cromolitografiadas reproduciendo parte del manuscrito original. Encuadernación en holandesa de época, lomo con hilos dorados. Primera edición, publicada a expensas del Marqués de Pidal, a quien perteneció este ejemplar, como lo atestigua su exlibris en la guarda superior, del manuscrito original que hoy día se conserva en la Biblioteca Nacional de Francia. El Cancionero de Baena –culto y cortesano– es el primer cancionero castellano que se conoce. Su título completo es Cancionero de poetas antiguos que fizo é ordenó e compuso é acopiló el judino Johan Alfon de Baena. Fue recogido por Juan Alfonso de Baena hacia 1445 con la intención de ofrecérselo como regalo a Juan II de Castilla, muy amante de este tipo de literatura y poeta cancioneril él mismo y su valido, el condestable don Álvaro de Luna. El manuscrito original estuvo en la biblioteca de Isabel la Católica, de donde pasó a la del Monasterio de El Escorial. Posteriormente se sacó para efectuar estudios sobre ella, y los herederos del estudioso José Antonio Conde la vendieron a la Biblioteca Nacional de Francia. Magnífico ejemplar en gran papel, de tamaño superior a la tirada corriente. En perfecto estado de conservación. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE WORKS OF DANIEL WEBSTER

      Boston: Little, Brown, 1851. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Original cloth with 5 (of 6) volumes, lacking the second volume and with volumes 3 and 5 supplied from another set. Illustrated with plates. A presentation copy with a 34-word SIGNED INSCRIPTION by the author to William Judson in the first volume. While the signed Subscriber's Edition is fairly common, inscribed sets of Webster's works are rather scarce.

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        Album De La Guêpe 1851 - Supplément illustré De La 1ère Année Du Journal Lausannois "La Guêpe" (27 Lithographies Pleine Page)

      La Guêpe / Lithographies Spengler & Cie 1851 - 27 lithographies en noir et blanc signées sur la pierre par Bocion, minimes traces d'usage à la couverture - exemplaire très frais et en très bon état; photo sur demande [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Wien, 6. VIII. 1851. - 3 SS. auf gefalt. Doppelblatt mit eigenh. Adresse (Faltbrief). Siegelreste. An Ida Freiin Reinsberg-Düringsfeld: "Wertheste Frau Baronninn! Wenn ich auch durchaus kein Raphael bin, so bin ich doch Maler und habe mir mit meinem Bischen Einbildungskraft sowohl von Ihnen selbst, Ihrer neuen Wohnung Beschäftigung etc. etc. ein Bild entworfen, das ich einstweilen fest halte. Ich glaube, daß Fr. Baronninn mit Ihrem regen Geiste kein großes Opfer bringen, indem Sie der Stadt den Rücken zukehren. Mein Landaufenthalt wird nicht mehr von langer Dauer sein. Im September beginnen schon die Proben von meiner Oper: 'König Enzio', die im Spätherbste im Hofoperntheater zur Aufführung kommt. Indem ich selber alles einstudire und zum Schluße dirigire, so werde ich von den Annehmlichkeiten des Landlebens nicht viel mehr genießen können, und meine Familie erst Abends wiedersehn. - Ich habe Ihr schönes Gedicht 'Mittagstraum' alsogleich in Musik gesetzt, und H. Buchhändler Kern ersucht, es Ihnen einzuhändigen. Ich bin schon an Ihre werthe Handschrift gewöhnt, allein in dem obigen Gedichte war ich an ein paar Stellen nicht sicher, ob ich das rechte lese. Sollte sich ein Fehler eingeschlichen haben, so bitte ich höflichst, ihn zu corrigiren. Dieß Lied ist ganz für meine Stimme geschrieben. Wie gerne möchte ich es Ihnen vorsingen. - Wir leben im Zeitalter der großen Erfindungen, vielleicht wird der Telegraph dahin vervollkommnet, daß er Töne transportirt, dann kann ich Ihnen meinen Mittagstraum vorsingen [.]". Erst 1861 sollte dem hessischen Physiker Philipp Reis die Entwicklung eines funktionsfähigen Telephons gelingen. - Der aus dem Mostviertel stammende Randhartinger, ehemaliger Hofsängerknabe, erhielt Kompositionsunterricht bei Salieri und genoss durch seine dem Zeitgeschmack kongenial entsprechenden Werke hohes gesellschaftliches Ansehen. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Wuthering Heights and Agnes Grey by Ellis and Acton Bell. A new edition revised, with a biographical notice of the authors, a selection from their literary remains, and a preface by Currer Bell [i.e. Charlotte Bronte]. Copyright edition. In two volumes [in einem Band].

      Leipzig Bernh. Tauchnitz Jun. 1851.. Oktav (15,5 x 11 cm), roter Halblederband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung, XX, 316; (2), 312, (3) S.. Einband minimal fleckig, innen je nach Lage kaum bis etwas stärker braun- bzw. stockfleckig, insgesamt schönes, repräsentatives Exemplar - Die vorliegende zweite Auflage erschien nur vier Jahre nach der Erstausgabe. In der biographischen Notiz gibt Charlotte Auskunft über ihre Schwestern.

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        Mrs. Mathews; or, Family Mysteries. A Novel

      London: Colburn and Co., Publishers 13, Great Marlborough Street, 1851. First edition. [ii], 346; [ii], 344; [ii], 334 pp. 3 vols. In original quarter brown cloth and boards, paper labels. Very good. Rare, none at auction in last 25 years. "Mrs. Trollope's next novel explored the consequences of feminine obedience in some detail, and its plot perfectly exemplified her theme of the triumphant feminine. Mrs Mathews is the story of a woman who leads a happy single life...Mary King has no desire to marry and exults in her maturity. Here is certainly a new subject for a novel ? " Heinemann.

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        Autographed Letter Signed on Crown watermarked stationery

      London, 1851. unbound. 4-page letter signed "Wellington" with excellent content, each two-page spread measuring 7 x 9 inches, London, May 25, 1851. Written to Edward Seymour, 12th Duke of Somerset, concerning preparations for the Great Exhibition of 1851 at the Crystal Palace, one of Europe's most memorable World's Fairs, which Wellington helped plan, in part: "...Your Lordship expresses the desire that four additional Boatsmen should be allowed to ply at the Serpentine for the purpose of taking persons across the water. Understanding that the police have made arrangements to stop access of the park, in case it should be found that the Glass Palace had become more crowded than was desirable; I have been anxious to avoid to give any individuals whatever...a formal permission to go into the park and the Serpentine River which is the part within Kensington Gardens! If any departure is necessary, I should prefer to avoid to give it till I should hear from the Commissioner of the Exhibition or from the Commissioner of Police that further Boatsmen is necessary..." Several folds; small smudges and spots; tiny hole in the top edge of pages 1 and 2. Very good(-) condition. Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman and one of the leading military and political figures of the 19th century. He is best remembered for defeating Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo and for serving twice as Prime Minister of Great Britain.

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        Moby Dick; or, the Whale

      Thick 8vo. New York: Harper & Brothers and London: John Murray, 1851. Thick 8vo, xxiii, 634, [635, Epilogue], (6, ads.) pp. Original brown cloth, backstrip lettered in gilt, publisher?s blind-stamp on both covers, orange endpaper darkened at the centre as usual. A skillfully restored copy, with a small blank section of the title-page filled in, hinges repaired and text recased, backstrip strengthened. In a new quarter blue morocco box. First American edition of one of the greatest novels of the century in English. An fascinating association copy, inscribed at the front: ?A. P. Charles for J. M. Macy.? Of special interest is Macy?s note in pencil at the end: ?A personal medley of transcendental stuff, superstitious notions, and whale oil. Can such a work live? Take out the notes on the sperm whales, which seem exaggerated, and what?s left? Nov. 30 [18] ?51.? Annotations by original readers in the very month and year of publication are of absolute rarity: BAL suggest Nov. 15 as the date of publication. The Macy family was well known in Nantucket and a J.M. Macy is recorded in the Historical Society records; he would have been 47 in 1851 which makes it very possible he was qualified to comment on the book from personal knowledge. BAL 13664, Grolier American 100, 64.

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        Blick auf Frascati von der Villa Aldobrandini aus.

      . Bleistift, in lichten Farben aquarelliert (grau, gelb und wenig rosa), mit Deckweißhöhungen, auf festem Zeichenpapier. 22:29,8 cm. Mit leichtem Lichtrand rundum, sonst tadellos. Vorzeichnung zur Lithographie (mit Tonplatte) von 1851 aus der Folge "Skizzen und Bilder aus Rom und der Umgegend." Literatur: P.K.W. Freude: Karl Lindemann-Frommel. Ein Malerleben in Rom. Murnau 1997, D/XXI/5, Abb. 68.. Lindemann-Frommel, Adoptivsohn und Schüler von C.L. Frommel (1789-1863), verbrachte seine Jugendjahre in Karlsruhe. Später war er Schüler von C. Rottmann (1797-1850) in München. Es folgten Aufenthalte in Paris und Rom in den Jahren 1845/1849. In Rom war er seit 1856 ansässig.

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        Gleanings on Horticulture

      1851. MOSLEY, Oswald. Gleanings on Horticulture. vi, 67 pp. Illustrated with a folding frontispiece and several woodcuts in the text. 4to., 275 x 180 mm, bound in original blind-stamped blue cloth over flexible boards, spine sunned. London: Printed for Private Circulation (by Savill & Edwards), 1851. |~||~||~||~||~| First and Only Edition, now rare, of this privately printed work on fruit culture by Sir Oswald Mosley (1785-1871), second Baronet. There are sections on treatment of vines in hothouses, pruning of peach-trees, apricots, &c., cultivation of melons, the orchard house, growing mushrooms, concrete garden-walks, insects, and much more. In RLIN only the New York Botanical Library copy is recorded; not in COPAC (sic!) but there is a copy in the British Library; not in Oak Spring Pomona.

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        Docket Book of John B Livingston, A Pennsylvania Lawyer and Judge.

      1851 - Docket Book of a Notable Nineteenth-Century Lawyer and Judge In Lancaster County, Pennsylvania [Manuscript]. [Livingston, John B. (1821-1906)]. [Docket Book of John B. Livingston, A Pennsylvania Lawyer and Judge, 1851-1862]. Cover reads "J.B. Livingston's Docket/ January [28] 18[51]." [Lancaster County, PA, January 28, 1851-January 13, 1862]. [xxviii], 322 pp. Thumb-tabbed index. Folio (12-1/2" x 8"). Reversed calf, black-stamped panels to boards. Boards detached and oderate edgeworn, most of spine perished, "John B Livingston/ Lancaster City/ Pennsylvania/ January 27th A.D. 1851" to verso of final index leaf, similar inscription to verso of following leaf dated January 28. This leaf also bears the signature of a later owner, John Hampton, dated January 23, 1923, another Hampton signature to rear board. Light toning, text in small neat hand until p. 247, several Civil War-era pro-Union woodcuts and cartoons affixed to front and rear pastedowns. An interesting manuscript. * Livingston was an attorney and judge in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He read law from 1845 to 1848 with Thaddeus Stevens [1792-1868], who, as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, went onto become leaders of the anti-slavery Radical Republicans during the Civil War and Reconstruction. In 1862 Livingston became the county's district attorney. In 1871 he was elected president judge of the second judicial district of Pennsylvania, a post he held until 1904. His docket book, which lists memoranda of cases, services rendered and fees charged over an 11-year period, offers a fine perspective on the professional activity of a well-respected attorney with a thriving practice. Eastman, Courts and Lawyers of Pennsylvania: A History, 1623-1923 III:599. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A NARRATIVE OF ARCTIC DISCOVERY: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time. With the Details of the Measures Adopted by Her Majesty's Government for the Relief of the Expedition under Sir John Franklin

      William Shoberl, 1851. Second Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 2nd Edition; xx, 364pp including an appendix listing vessels and officers engaged in Arctic research from 1818-1850 plus 2 Folding maps. Brown cloth covers, blind stamped decoration to front and spine titled in gilt, pale yellow endpapers. Shelfware, covers grubby, small split to spine. Small tear to front folding map, some minor foxing. Contents clean. Very Good. PLEASE NOTE: This book will incur extra postage and insurance charges. Please contact us for a quote. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 5 kilogram. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Arctic; History. Inventory No: 2828. . This book is extra heavy or expensive, and as such may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

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        THE WORKS OF DANIEL WEBSTER

      Boston: Little, Brown, 1851. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Original cloth with 5 (of 6) volumes, lacking the second volume and with volumes 3 and 5 supplied from another set. Illustrated with plates. A presentation copy with a 34-word SIGNED INSCRIPTION by the author to William Judson in the first volume. While the signed Subscriber's Edition is fairly common, inscribed sets of Webster's works are rather scarce.

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        Group of 14 manuscript documents relating to J.D. Leaman, a mule trader in Nevada City and Maryville, Calif., during the early days of the Gold Rush, consisting principally of receipts of payments for mules

      Nevada City, Maryville, Forks of the Yuba, Feather River, 1851. All one page; several with drawings illustrating brands. Vaarious sizes. In black vinal folder. Some soiling, a few with chips and/or perforations. Early Gold Rush Mule Trader In the early days of the Gold Rush, the sure-footed mule was the ideal mode of transporting food , clothing, and other supplies to the little mining camps along the streams in the ravines and gulches of the gold fields, which were unreachable by wagon. These early commercial records from among the earliest mining communities which sprang up in the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas (Marysville, Nevada City, "Forks of the Yuba", Feather River), consisting of receipts and two letters, to one J.D. Leaman of Nevada City, with mention of two companies he was possibly associated with: McNulty & Arnold, in Marysville, and Seamen Pool & Co., of Nevada City. Important among these documents is a statement of accounts between Seamen Pool and J.D. Leaman, of February 4, 1851, showing the company's debt to Leaman at over $1500.

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        Entwickelungsgeschichte der Seele des Kindes.

      Wien, Carl Haas 1851.. 134 S., grüner Leinenband d.Zt. im Romantikerstil, Einbandblindprägung, Voll-Goldschnitt. Frisches, nahezu fleckenfreies Expl.. Erste Ausgabe. J.E. Löbisch (1795-1853) war Spezialist für Frauen- und Kinderkrankheiten; er war der Nachfolger von Anton Gölis am Wiener "Kinderkrankeninstitut", der ersten unentgeltlichen Klinik für kranke Kinder. Das Erscheinen dieses Buches wird heute als "Geburtsstunde der Kinderpsychologie" (E. Wiesbauer) bezeichnet.

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        The Erne. Its Legends and Its Fly-Fishing

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1851. First edition. Colored frontispiece of six tied flies & colored vignette title page ("The Fairy Fly"), fold-out map, four wood engraved plates. xvi, 395 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Green full-grain morocco with gilt borders by Bayntun, t.e.g. New spine. Excellent copy of a scarce book.

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        Group of 14 manuscript documents relating to J.D. Leaman, a mule trader in Nevada City and Maryville, Calif., during the early days of the Gold Rush, consisting principally of receipts of payments for mules

      Nevada City, Maryville, Forks of the Yuba, Feather River, 1851. All one page; several with drawings illustrating brands. Vaarious sizes. In black vinal folder. Some soiling, a few with chips and/or perforations. Early Gold Rush Mule Trader In the early days of the Gold Rush, the sure-footed mule was the ideal mode of transporting food , clothing, and other supplies to the little mining camps along the streams in the ravines and gulches of the gold fields, which were unreachable by wagon. These early commercial records from among the earliest mining communities which sprang up in the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas (Marysville, Nevada City, "Forks of the Yuba", Feather River), consisting of receipts and two letters, to one J.D. Leaman of Nevada City, with mention of two companies he was possibly associated with: McNulty & Arnold, in Marysville, and Seamen Pool & Co., of Nevada City. Important among these documents is a statement of accounts between Seamen Pool and J.D. Leaman, of February 4, 1851, showing the company's debt to Leaman at over $1500.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit Initiale ("D.").

      O. O., 8. VIII. 1851.. 3 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 4to.. Freundschaftlicher Brief an einen nicht genannten Adressaten. - Anfangs als Artillerieoffizier an den Feldzügen am Rhein, in den Niederlanden sowie in Bayern teilnehmend, wurde Dietrichstein 1798 Adjutant General Macks bei der neapolitanischen Armee und geriet mit dieser auf der Rückreise nach Österreich in französische Gefangenschaft (bis 1800). Nachdem er den Dienst quittiert hatte, um sich der Förderung von Kunst und Wissenschaft zu widmen, wußte er sein Haus als einen der geistigen Mittelpunkte Wiens zu gestalten, wo u. a. Beethoven und Heinrich Joseph von Collin verkehrten. 1815-31 übertrug ihm der Kaiser die Erziehung des Herzogs von Reichstadt. Daneben wirkte er seit 1819 als Hofmusikgraf, komponierte auch selbst, übernahm 1821-26 die Hoftheaterdirektion und führte eine Reihe von Verwaltungsreformen durch. Dietrichstein war darüber hinaus Präfekt der Hofbibliothek, Oberleiter des Münz- und Antikenkabinetts sowie als Oberstkämmerer Ferdinands I. und zugleich Intendant des Hofburgtheaters, das er bis 1848 leitete. - Beiliegend ein lithogr. Portrait, "nach seinem Tode gezeichnet".

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        STATE OF NEW YORK.

      New York. 1851. - Folding pocket map, 20 x 25 1/2 inches, with period outline color. 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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        Moby-Dick

      New York: Harper & Brothers,, 1851. or The Whale. Duodecimo. Original morocco-grain brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt with decorative band in gilt at head and tail, covers blocked in blind with thick one-line border and central publisher's life buoy device, orange coated endpapers. Housed in a red morocco solander box with gilt lettering and chemise. Joints and front inner hinge cracked but holding well, binding a touch shaken with first gathering loose but holding, boards somewhat scuffed and marked, some foxing as usual but a very good copy in the highly uncommon original cloth and the gilt titles still bright. Complete with six pages of publisher's advertisements at rear. First US edition, in the first binding: Harper & Brothers issued the book in a variety of cloth colours with no priority given. With the ownership inscription to the front free endpaper: "Charles Warren Stoddard / [?] / Maui / H[awaii?] / May 84". Stoddard (1843-1909) was an American author who made several trips to Hawaii, the first being for health reasons in 1864; in the preface to his South-Sea Idyls (Boston: Osgood, 1873) he refers several times to Melville, who of course had sailed to Hawaii years before. Late in 1866, Stoddard sent Melville a copy of his newly published Poems along with a note to say that he had seen no trace of his idol during his own sojourn there. Melville's reply, dated New York. Jan, 20th 1867, reads: "Dear Sir: I have read with much pleasure the printed Verses you sent me, and, among others, was quite struck with the little effusion entitled 'Cherries & Grapes'. I do not wonder that you found no traces of me at the Hawaiian Islands. Yours Very Truly, H. Melville" (Horth). Judging from this rather noncommittal response, Melville may not have noticed the homosexual tenor of Stoddard's writing, though it was Melville's presentation of the character Kory-Kory in "Typee" that inspired Stoddard to write "a story celebrating the sort of male friendships to which Melville had more than once alluded" (Parker). Stoddard later met Robert Louis Stevenson in San Fransisco, with the Scotsman himself now on his way to the South Seas, and presented him with copies of two Melville works for the voyage: "Typee" and "Omoo". Stevenson later wrote in a magazine article of there being "but two writers who have touched the South Seas with any genius, both Americans: Melville and Charles Warren Stoddard" (Hayes). This US edition was the first to appear under the familiar title and was set from Melville's original manuscript. "The Whale", issued shortly before in London, was set from New York sheets, with Melville's alterations. The present volume contains some thirty-five passages and the epilogue omitted from the English edition: a superb association copy of the American masterpiece in its complete form.

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        Arctic Searching Expedition: A Journal of a Boat-Voyage Through Rupert's Land and the Arctic Sea, in Search of the Discovery Ships Under Command of Sir John Franklin. With an Appendix of the Physical Geography of North America

      London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans 1851, 1st edition in 2 volumes. () viii,413, 32 page publisher's catalogue; vii,426pp. Very good. Octavo in original blindstamped black cloth. Original decorative endpapers with advertising. Mild light old crease to front board of vol. 1. 10 colour lithograph plates (including frontispiece in each volume), Untrimmed. Top edges a bit dusty. Wood engraved illustrations in text and folding map (partly coloured in outline) opposite p.1 volume I. Some minor professional restoration to extremities and head and foot of spine. Overall a very attractive set with the fragile folding map in very nice condition. First issue of the book with the black cloth and decorated endpapers. Arctic Bibl. 14489. An account of the Franklin Search expedition, led by Sir John Richardson and Dr. John Rae, down the MacKenzie, then eastward along the coast to the Coppermine River, returning overland to Fort Confidence in 1848, and Rae's journey down the Coppermine in the summer of 1849. Includes chapters on the Eskimos, Kutchin, Cree and Chipewyan Indians..

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        The Waverley Novels / by Sir Walter Scott, Bart - Complete in 48 volumes

      Edinburgh : Adam and Charles Black MDCCCLI.-MDCCCLIII. [1851-1853], 1851, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionVery good copies all in the original aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and contrasting red and black labelss. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and toned as with age. Remains a particularly well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Physical description; 48 v. ; 16 cm. Notes; Each volume has individual title with engravings. Contents; v.l-2. Waverley -- v.3-4. Guy Mannering -- v.5-6. The Antiquary -- v.7-8. Rob Roy -- v.9. Black dwarf. Old mortality I -- v.10. Old mortality II -- v.11. Old mortality III. Heart of Mid-Lothian I -- v.12. Heart of Mid-Lothian II -- v.13. Heart of Mid-Lothian III. Bride of Lammermoor I -- v.14. Bride of Lammermoor II --- v.15. A Legend of Montrose -- v.16-17. Ivanhoe -- v.18-19. The Monastery -- v.20-21. The Abbott -- v.22-23 Kenilworth -- v.24-25. The Pirate -- v.26-27. The Fortunes of Nigel -- v.28-30. Peveril of the peak -- v.31-32. Quentin Durward -- v.33-34. St. Ronan's well -- v.35-36. Redgauntlet -- v.37. The Betrothed -- v.38. The Talisman -- v.39-40. Woodstock -- v.41. The Highland widow. Two drovers, etc. -- v.42-43. The Fair Maid of Perth -- v.44-45. Anne of Geierstein -- v.46. Count Robert of Paris I -- v.47. Count Robert of Paris II. Castle Dangerous I -- v.48. Castle Dangerous II. The Surgeon's daughter.

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        Intorno ad alcune iscrizione antiche di Salerno.

      Naples, Stamperia dell'Iride, 1851.. 8vo. 35, (1) pp. With a folding engraved plate. (Bound with) II: Adilardi, Francesco. Cenno storico sul vescovato di Nicastro. Seconda edizione. Naples, G. Ranucci, 1848. VIII, 58 pp. (Bound with) III: The same. Cenno storico sul vescovato di Nicotera. Quarta edizione. Ibid., 1849. (4), 28 pp. (Bound with) IV: The same. Cenno storico sulla chiesa vescovile di Tropea. Naples, tipografia all'insegna del Diogene, 1849. (8), 47, (1) pp. Marbled half calf with giltstamped title to gilt spine. Marbled endpapers.. Collection of four extremely rare historical works with a southern Italian subject. I: Rare and early publication by the prolific Neapolitan Jesuit Garrucci (1812-85), unrecorded by De Backer/Sommervogel, about ancient inscriptions discovered in Salerno. - II-IV: Three works by Francesco Adilardi (1815-52) on Calabrian church history, the second inscribed by the author to the Duc de Luynes on the half-title. The Duke's autograph table of contents for this made-up volume is on the rear flyleaf. - Insignificant foxing; very appealingly bound. Removed from the library of the Ducs de Luynes at the Chateau de Dampierre: their bookplate reproducing the arms of Charles Marie d'Albert de Luynes (1783-1839), 7th Duc de Luynes, on pastedown. - I: OCLC 40953700. ICCU SBL\0728508. Not in De Backer/Sommervogel. - II: ICCU PAL\0096576. III: OCLC 431941148. ICCU SBL\0717659.

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        Mrs. Mathews; or, Family Mysteries. A Novel

      London: Colburn and Co., Publishers 13, Great Marlborough Street, 1851. First edition. [ii], 346; [ii], 344; [ii], 334 pp. 3 vols. In original quarter brown cloth and boards, paper labels. Very good. Rare, none at auction in last 25 years. "Mrs. Trollope's next novel explored the consequences of feminine obedience in some detail, and its plot perfectly exemplified her theme of the triumphant feminine. Mrs Mathews is the story of a woman who leads a happy single life...Mary King has no desire to marry and exults in her maturity. Here is certainly a new subject for a novel ... " Heinemann.

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        An Excursion to California Over the Prairie, Rocky Mountains, and Great Sierra Nevada, With a Stroll Through the Diggings and Ranches of That Country

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1851. First edition. x, 342; viii, 334 pp. + [2] pp. ads. 2 vols. 8vo. Bound in later fine full green morocco by Gray & Son; minor toning to spine, else fine. Bookplates of Herbert McLean Evans. Account of Englishman William Kelly's (1791-1855) visit to California in 1849-50, with vol. I concerning his voyage from England and overland to the American West, and vol. II describing gold mining operations and camp life near the Sacramento River. Kelly is generally disapproving of the American West and the prospectors he finds there - though he finds much to admire in Native American culture. "The narrative of a Britisher who traveled far and saw much, all of which is related in an engaging manner." (Cowan) "Lively, entertaining and worthwhile narrative." (Wheat) A fine set in an attractive binding.

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        The Park and The Crystal Palace. Presenting a Series of Exterior Views Displaying the Beautiful Combinations of the Magnificent Structure with the Surrounding Scenery: WITH: McNewin, J. A Souvenir of the Great Exhibition

      London: Ackermann, 1851. First editions. Hand-colored lithographed title, within three views and bordered by trees, letterpress double column description of 2 pages and 4 hand-colored plates. Second Title with 6 chromolithographic plates, by William Simpson, chromolithography by Day & Co, complete, without letterpress wrappers. Broadsheets (598 x 419 mm). Contemporary half morocco, gilt-lettered on upper cover (a bit rubbed, some chips to spine). 2 Volumes in One. 2 Volumes in One. First editions. Hand-colored lithographed title, within three views and bordered by trees, letterpress double column description of 2 pages and 4 hand-colored plates. Second Title with 6 chromolithographic plates, by William Simpson, chromolithography by Day & Co, complete, without letterpress wrappers. Broadsheets (598 x 419 mm). The Abbey catalogue erroneously states that the first three (of seven) views are embodied in the title. In fact, the title is the first listed, and there are six further individual lithographs, as delineated in the letterpress.1. Title. T. Picken lith.2. "View from the North Bank of the Serpentine." R. Carrick lith4. "View from the Kensington Gardens, looking down the Kings Road." R. Carrick lith.6." The East End." W.L.Walton lith.7."Looking Over the Dam." R.Carrick. lith.WITHOUT: 3. "A View from the Bridge" 5. View from the Southside from Near the Prince's Gate, Looking West."

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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] Original full leather with gilt bands and title on the backstrip. Extremities of the boards rubbed. Second state title page. Textblock have been bound upside down. Textblock a little shaken with the hinges starting. The printing of the Book of Mormon in Danish in 1851 represents the first foreign language edition. One of 3,000 copies. O. P. Hanson began translating this work in Nauvoo during 1845, he finished five years later. Erastus Snow gave Hanson some assistance with the translation. Printing began in January of 1851. Flake/Draper 705. Jacobs 55.B. Crawley 574. Auerbach 1181. Sabin 83115.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O., 29. VI. 1851. - 1¼ SS. auf gefalt. Doppelblatt. 4to. Mit eh. Adresse am letzten Bl. verso (Faltbrief). Siegelreste. An den Chorleiter und Musikdirektor Johann Theodor Mosevius (1788-1858) in Breslau: "Eine Arbeit die ich noch vor meiner Abreise noch Marienbad vollenden möchte, veranlaßt mich, mein verehrter, liber Freund sie um folgendes Buch aus der musikalischen Bibliothek in Breslau zu bitten: 'Cinquante pseaumes de David avec la musique à 3 parties par Orlande de Lassus. Vingt autres pseaumes a 5 & 6 parties etc. Jérome Commelin 1597.' Das Buch führt in der von mir zurückbehaltenen Catalogsabschrift die Nummer XVI und es ist ihm ein Werk 5 und 6 st. Gesänge von Jaches Wert Nürnberg 1583 vorgebunden. Je schleuniger Sie meine Bitte ausfüllen, um so mehr werde ich Ihnen dankbar seyn, und die Rückgabe würde eben so pünktlich erfolgen. Ich schreibe Ihnen in Eil, daher schließe ich hier [.]". - Der Jurist Winterfeld, ein Förderer von Hoffmann von Fallersleben, war Gründungsmitglied der Bach-Gesellschaft und gilt als Wiederentdecker von Heinrich Schütz. 1812 unternahm er eine Reise nach Italien, wo er Kopien von Kompositionen des 16. bis 18. Jahrhunderts anfertigte; die Sammlung wird heute in der Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin aufbewahrt. Mosevius, gleichfalls Jurist, hatte lange als Schauspieler und Sänger gewirkt, bevor er mach Zelters Vorbild 1825 in Breslau eine Singakademie gründete. Er wirkte als Gesangslehrer und Universitätsmusikdirektor (1827-32), Leiter des Akademischen Instituts für Kirchenmusik (1831), und Gründer des Musikalischen Cirkels für die Aufführung geistlicher Musik (1834). Das Institut führte sowohl italienische Oratorien als auch solche von Mendelssohn, Carl Loewe und Louis Spohr auf. Ein Jahr nach Mendelssohns Wiederaufführung von Bachs Matthäuspassion in Berlin studierte Mosewius sie in Breslau 1830 mit überwältigendem Erfolg ein. Als Dirigent und Forscher nahm er sich der Popularisierung Bachs an, und Breslau wurde zu einem der wichtigsten Zentren der Bachpflege bis 1945. Durch seine Aktivitäten und Schriften erlangte Mosevius internationale Anerkennung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Park and The Crystal Palace Presenting a Series of Exterior Views Displaying the Beautiful Combinations of the Magnificent Structure with the Surrounding Scenery: WITH: McNewin, J A Souvenir of the Great Exhibition

      London: Ackermann, 1851. First editions. Hand-colored lithographed title, within three views and bordered by trees, letterpress double column description of 2 pages and 4 hand-colored plates. Second Title with 6 chromolithographic plates, by William Simpson, chromolithography by Day & Co, complete, without letterpress wrappers. Broadsheets (598 x 419 mm). Contemporary half morocco, gilt-lettered on upper cover (a bit rubbed, some chips to spine). 2 Volumes in One. 2 Volumes in One. First editions. Hand-colored lithographed title, within three views and bordered by trees, letterpress double column description of 2 pages and 4 hand-colored plates. Second Title with 6 chromolithographic plates, by William Simpson, chromolithography by Day & Co, complete, without letterpress wrappers. Broadsheets (598 x 419 mm). The Abbey catalogue erroneously states that the first three (of seven) views are embodied in the title. In fact, the title is the first listed, and there are six further individual lithographs, as delineated in the letterpress. 1. Title. T. Picken lith. 2. "View from the North Bank of the Serpentine." R. Carrick lith 4. "View from the Kensington Gardens, looking down the Kings Road." R. Carrick lith. 6." The East End." W.L.Walton lith. 7."Looking Over the Dam." R.Carrick. lith. WITHOUT: 3. "A View from the Bridge" 5. View from the Southside from Near the Prince's Gate, Looking West."

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        Life of Lord Byron. With his Letters and Journals.

      London, John Murray, 1851.. 6 vols. 16,5 x 11 cm. Jeder Band mit Frontispiz und gestochenem Titel. Insgesamt ca. 2200 S. Dekorative Lederbände der Zeit mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, Deckelfileten und 2 goldgeprägten Rückenschildern.. Exlibris. Handschriftliche Besitzvermerke auf den Vorsätzen. Zu Beginn leicht stockfleckig. Buchdeckel teilweise leicht beschabt, 1 Buchdeckel mit leichten Wurmspuren in der linken oberen Ecke.

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        SCARLET LETTER, and THE HOUSE OF THE SEVEN GABLES. Complete in One Volume

      London George Routledge & Co. 1851 - First Combined Edition and the Second English printing overall of each title, issued together for Routlege's Standard Novels series. With an illustration by John Gilbert featuring Hester Prynne with Pearl standing before the stocks. 8vo, publisher's very handsome, original dark green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine and blind-stamped in an elaborate overall design on the covers. This is the binding variant for Routledge's Standard Novels. 252, [2], 1-248, 4 ads. A lovely and very fresh copy of this rare issuance, the text extremely clean and fresh, only the frontispiece with some spotting as might be typical with the paper used, the cloth very clean and bright and sturdy and with only the most trivial signs of age. A really superior copy of this rare book. VERY SCARCE, the pirated editions of each work produced by George Routledge to compete with Bohn's editions. The sheets of both printings were distributed in various formats, this being the combined issue for the Standard Novels series. THE SCARLET LETTER here was printed only one year after the true first edition printed by Ticknor and Fields in America and THE HOUSE OF THE SEVEN GABLES is printed in the same year as the first. Together, these two novels present Hawthorne at his best and offer his two most famous and important books. His story of Hester Prynne is considered by most to be his magnum opus. A literary masterpiece and surely one of the most important works in the oeuvre of colonial America, it, more than any other work of literature set the stage for an understanding of the puritan mind and beginnings of the American system. Both Bohn’s and Routlege’s 1851 editions were piracies, a circumstance not uncommon in transatlantic literature at the time, and the two companies competition for sales of this title is a testament to Hawthorne’s popularity. There were only a handful of American authors who were given much credence or esteem by English publishers of the time. But Hawthorne was unquestionably one of the few, and this was perhaps his most popular book. THE HOUSE OF THE SEVEN GABLES is a pillar of nineteenth-century American literature, a staple of Gothic literature, and a major influence on later authors of both the horror and mystery genres. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Poems

      John W. Parker And Son, London 1851 - A small 16mo in blindstamped green cloth, gold gilt titles to spine only, with purple ex libris ownership stamp of (we presume) the Capuchin Friary, Erith, Kent to dedication page but NO other library markings. There is NO errata slip. PON to FFE "P.D. Hughes" dated 12.7.17., and a pencil notation "1st / L55.00," later marked up to "75--." A piece of the title page, three inches wide and nearly an inch deep, has been torn away from top of title page, presumably to remove another ownership name, though title text is not impinged. Rear hinge could be and probably should be re-glued -- the flap is there, exposing the mull -- but we have not undertaken. The poet's first book, dedicated to his father-in-law, Thomas Love Peacock, the pages moderately toned but not brittle; still easily turned and read. Meredith is reputed to have grown unhappy with this juvenile verse and later destroyed as many as 300 copies of this limited printing. 160 pp., in pale green endpapers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ornithologia Danica. Danmarks Fugle. Text-, Tafel- u. Suppl.-Band, zus. 3 Tle. in 2 Bdn. Kopenhagen, Selbstverlag, 1851-54. 3 Bll., XXIV, 422, IX S., 1 Bl. (Textbd.). Mit 96 kolor. lithogr. bzw. gestoch. Tafeln . 8° u. Folio. Unterschiedliche, marmor. Hldr.-Bde. d. Zt. (Tafelband: Rücken u. Kanten beschabt).

      1851. . Nissen, IVB 493.- Erste Ausgabe.- Die schönen und fein altkolorierten Tafeln jeweils mit mehreren Abbildungen verschiedener Sing-, Greif- und Wasservögel.- Innengelenke des Tafelbandes gebrochen. Die Tafeln teils etwas stockfleckig bzw. schwach gebräunt.-

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