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        Weißenstein bei Pforzheim. Bleistiftzeichnung.

      28 x 41,2 cm.. Unten mittig bezeichnet und datiert: "1851 Nov".. Detailreicher Prospekt. - An den Rändern etwas fleckig. - Versandkosten auf Anfrage.

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        PRE-RAPHAELITISM. BY THE AUTHOR OF "MODERN PAINTERS" [bound with:] NOTES ON SOME OF THE PRINCIPAL PICTURES EXHIBITED IN THE ROOMS OF THE ROYAL ACADEMY: 1855... [bound with:] NOTES ON SOME OF THE PRINCIPAL PICTURES EXHIBITED IN THE ROOMS OF THE ROYAL ACADEMY, AND THE SOCIETY OF PAINTERS IN WATERCOLOURS. NO. II. - 1856 [bound with: same] ...THE SOCIETY OF BRITISH ARTISTS, AND THE FRENCH EXHIBITION. NO. IV. - 1858 [bound with: same] ...NO.V. - 1859 [bound with:] NOTES ON THE TURNER GALLERY AT MARLBOROUGH HOUSE. 1856 [bound with:] CATALOGUE OF THE SKETCHES AND DRAWINGS BY J.M.W. TURNER, R.A. EXHIBITED AT MARLBOROUGH HOUSE IN THE YEAR 1857-8, ACCOMPANIED WITH ILLUSTRATIVE NOTES

      London: Smith, Elder & Co [and, the last work]: Spottiswoode and Co., 1851 through 1859.. vi,[7]-68;30;48;64;56;[4],88;53,[1]pp. Seven pamphlets bound up in contemporary three quarter gilt morocco and marbled boards, half-titles preserved where called for, but without wrappers (where called for) or ads. Corners a bit rubbed, foxing to binder's endleaves, title of last work darkened, but a very good lot. First editions, or, in the case of the last work, first published edition. A sympathetic, and not unusual, contemporary nonce volume of these works. Wise characterizes the second pamphlet, in typical Wisean hyperbole, "one of the scarcest of the 'first editions' of Mr. Ruskin's books." WISE 27, 34, 37, 45, 46, 57 and 64. FREDEMAN 66.1 and 45.1.

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        The Lady of the Lake

      Edinburgh: Robert Cadell, 1851. (SCOTTISH BINDING) 12mo. Engraved vignette title-page after Turner. The front cover has a fine oil painting on wood depicting a lake scene, Loch Lomond (after Turner?), with a family seated on the banks in the foreground, sailboats, swans, and a cottage receding into a vista dominated by mountains. The rear cover is a Tartan pattern over board, gilt morocco spine. The covers are slightly rubbed, the painting shows extensive cracking but is still in good condition. Highly unusual

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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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).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        Die Orchideen der deutschen Flora nebst denen des übrigen Europa, des ganzen russischen Reichs und Algiers also ein Versuch einer Orchideographie Europas.

      Leipzig, Friederich Hofmeister, 1851. 4to (265 x 170mm). pp. (4), xii, 240, with 170 engraved plates of which 165 partially handcoloured. Contemporary cloth, gilt lettered spine. After John Lindley's death Heinrich Gustaf Reichenbach became the 'Orchid King'. Orchid specimens from all over the world were sent to him for identification, these with his sketches and copious notes went to build up an immense herbarium. "Though best known as an orchidologist, botanists in general owe him a debt of gratitude for his collaboration in his father's 'Icones'" (Reinikka, History of Orchids p. 215). The present work was issued in a plain and coloured edition, it forms vols. XIII of the 'Deutschlands Flora...', and this section on orchids was wholly by him. This task, his preface says, occupied him ten years. The coloured issue is scarce, and always has 5 plates not coloured.//Stafleu & Cowan 8885; Nissen BBI, 1604.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        Vollständige Naturgeschichte der forstlichen Culturpflanzen Deutschlands. Bearbeitet von Dr. Theodor Hartig, Herzoglich Braunschweigischer Forstrath und Professor, Mitgliede der Kaiserlich Leopoldinischen Academie der Naturforscher, der Gesellschaft naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin, der königlich schwedischen physiographischen Gesellschaft zu Lund, der Gesellschaft für Naturkunde und Technik zu Berlin, des Herzes, zu Königsberg, Marburg, Potsdam und Stettin.,

      Berlin: A. Förstner'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung (P. Jeanrenaud) 1851 - XVII, (1), 580 Seiten, (30) Seiten Erklärung der Kupfertafeln & Register. Mit 120 von F. Guimpel in Kupfer gestochenen und colorierten Tafeln im Anhang [117 davon coloriert = so korrekt] sowie 1 Blatt "Nachricht an den Buchbinder", welches die merkwürdige Abfolge der in unserem Exemplar korrekt eingebundenen Kupfertafeln erklärt. Nissen 798. - Stafleu/Cowan 2415. - Pritzel 3795. - Mantel I, 186 (gibt als Reihentitel 'Lehrbuch der Pflanzenkunde in ihrer Anwendung auf die Forstwirthschaft, 1. Abtheilung' an; dieser vorliegendem Exemplar nicht beigebunden). - Vollständige, sehr schön gebundene Ausgabe, Text und Tafeln in einem Band, ursprünglich in 12 Lieferungen von 1842-51 erschienen und daher oft unvollständig oder uneinheitlich gebunden. - Von den 120 fein gestochenen Kupfertafeln 117 in einem satten und accuraten Altcolorit. Die Abbildungen zeigen Äste mit Blättern, Blüten und Früchte von forstlich nutzbaren Bäumen und Sträuchern. - Zu Hartig (1805-80), einem der bedeutendsten Forstbotaniker des 19. Jahrhunderts, vgl. NDB VII, 713 sowie ausführl. Biogr. bedeut. hess. Forstleute 271ff. - Der Einband etwas berieben, Rücken leicht fleckig. - Papier etwas gewellt (teils durch Bindebänder der Lieferungen), gebräunt und gelegentlich etwas fleckig, die Blattränder v.a. des Textes mit etwas gebräuntem Wasserrand, zumeist außerhalb des Satzspiegels; das Register stärker betroffen. Titelblatt fleckig und am Rand hinterlegt, die ersten 50 Blätter mit Knickspuren am vorderen Blattrand. Die Tafeln etwas abweichend gebräunt, einige wenige zu Beginn mit unscheinbarem schmalem Wasserrand. - Insgesamt wohlerhalten und in einem schönen Einband der 2. Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 990 4° (27 x 22,5 cm). Etwas späterer, schöner Halblederband mit goldgeprägtem Titel und dezenter Filetenvergoldung auf dem Rücken.

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        VESTIGES OF OLD LONDON. A Series of Etchings from Original Drawings, Illustrative of the Monuments and Architecture of London. In the First, Fourth, Twelfth and Six Succeeding Centuries

      London, David Bogue, 1851.. With Descriptions and Historical Notices. 1851. HAND COLOURED COPY, printed on good quality heavy stock. Folio, approximately 375 x 280 mm, 14½ x 11 inches, 37 etched plates by John Archer, including frontispiece, 33 hand coloured plus 4 uncloured plates of small monuments, signs etc, unpaginated, 158 pages, bound in half morocco, cloth covers, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, central gilt coat of arms in wreath to covers, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Rebacked with old spine relaid, binding rubbed, slight fading and marks to covers, corners worn, shelf wear to edges, 1 plate affected by foxing, some age-browning to the blank side of plates and an occasional page, occasional small stain to margins, small closed tear neatly repaired to 1 lower margin, otherwise a very good copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        The Brasilian Navigator; or Sailing Directory for all the Coasts of Brasil, etc

      London: Printed for Richard Holmes Laurie, Chart-seller to the Admiralty,, 1851. From the River Para to the Rio de la Plata, including General Instructions for the Routes both from England and from North America … Third Edition, Improved from the Observations of MM Tardy de Montravel, de Kerhallet, Chiron du Brossay, and du Perrier, of the French Marine, and other Officers, by Alex. G. Findlay. Octavo. Original grey card wraps, printed paper label to the upper panel, rebacked in close to matching paper. Coastal profiles to the text. Wraps worn and soiled, several repairs and internal reinforcements, lacks the lower fore-corner of the title page and the first leaf, repaired, no loss of text, light browning, about very good. First published in 1838. Uncommon: just 12 copies of various editions between 1838 and 1862 listed on OCLC, only two of the present one. These coastal pilots were for shipboard use, and are far from sturdily produced with a commensurately low survival rate. This is an unusual and desirable example. Purdy apprenticed to David Steel in 1795, drawing his first charts around 1806, published by Steel's widow and successor, Penelope Mason. Subsequently he worked exclusively for Laurie and Whittle, compiling charts and the accompanying sailing directions for this company and its successor, R. H. Laurie, until his death in 1843. "Purdy exchanged information with leading hydrographers of the day, both British and foreign. He was respected as the foremost authority in private chart publishing, where he was exceptional for the care with which he acknowledged the many varied sources on which his work was based" (ODNB).

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

      Ackermann & Co, London 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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        Manuel d'escrime a la baïonnette simplifiee : prescrit par M. le Ministre de la Guerre pour les regiments d'Infanterie et de chasseurs a pied, par disposition du 13 Decembre 1845, deuxieme division, no 34.

      Fleurus (Belgium) : Felix Oudart, imprimeur-libraire pour l'art militaire 1851 - Description: 56p. [15] plates ; 19cm. Subjects: France -- Army -- 19th century. Infanterie -- Drill and tactics. Bayonets -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. Author details from p.56: "Anvers, 1844. Le Colonel Commandant le 1er Regiemtn de Chasseurs a pied, A. Capiaumont." Good paperback copy; with some edge-wear and dust-dulling. Lacks spine with binding intact. Lacking plates 15, 16 & 17. SIGNED by the author on front cover. Overall well-preserved, tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 56 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Reis door den Indischen Archipel, in het belang der evangelische zending.

      - Rotterdam, M. Wijt & Zonen, 1851.Original half cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With 5 folding maps and 8 tinted lithographed plates by C.W. Mieling. XX,655,28 pp.* Original edition. - The book describes the journey made by Van Rhijn (1812-1887), on the orders of the Directors of the Netherlands Bible Society, to investe the state of the missions in Indonesia. He was accompanied by the missionary of Wahai, J.E. Jellesma. The journey lasted from August 1846 to February 1848, during which time the author travelled through Java, Manado, Sulawesi, Ambon, Ternate, Timor and Roti, as well as Singapore and Sri Lanka. With fine lithographed plates made after sketches by the author. Bastin-Brommer N 405; Landwehr, Coloured Plates, 415; Haks & Maris, Lexicon, p.222; Tiele 919; Cat. NHSM I, p.246. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        8 plates from Arctic Searching Expedition: A Journal of a Boat-Voyage through Ruperts Land and the Arctic Sea in search of Sir John Franklin.

      Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London 1851 - 8 PLATES.Very good+ conditionW. H. Murray (Del T)M & N Hanhart LithoLondon, Longman & Co. 1851---------------------------------------, Fossil Leaves ( 2 plates) $85 US eachKutchin Warrior & His Wife $ 135 USKutchin Hunters $135 USKutchin Woman and Children $135 USKutcha-Kutchin Warrior $135 USSaviah, Chief of the Kutcha-Kutchin $135 USDance of the Kutcha Kutchin $135 USLande 1411 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Illustrations of new species of exotic butterflies, selected chiefly from the collections of W. Wilson Saunders and William C. Hewitson.

      London, J. van Voorst, (1851)-1876. 5 volumes. 4to (280 x 215 mm). With 300 handcoloured lithographed plates and descriptive text. Contemporary half calf, gilt lettered spines in 6 compartments, topedges gilt. An almost spotless copy of this rare and suberbly illustrated work on exotic butterflies. Only 35 copies were subscribed. The Newcastle-on-Tyne naturalist Hewitson (1806-1878) spent most of his life to gather an enormous collection of butterflies, which most probably was the largest in the whole world. Among his numerous publications, the above work may surely be called his 'Magnum Opus'. It is very seldom found complete, because it was published in 100 parts during a period of 25 years. The beautiful attractive plates are all after the author's own drawings and lithographed by Hullmandel. Hewitson was a very skilled artist and particularly well known for his plates in 'The Genera of Diurnal Lepidoptera' by E. Doubleday and J.O. Westwood. As a pictorial describer of butterflies, Hewitson stands unrivalled. //Nissen ZBI, 1930; Horn & Schenkling 10288.

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        Sense and Sensibility. A Novel

      London: George Routledge, 1851. . 12mo, (3)-286, (4 advertisement) pp. Ink signature to title, brief pencilled inscription to the next leaf, upper joint slightly cracked but sound. Contemporary cloth, gilt titled spine, some marks and rubbing. A very scarce issue of “Sense and Sensibility” published in Routledge’s Railway Library, not noted in Keynes (who lists an 1852 edition) or Wolff and with only one copy on Copac (Cambridge); Sadleir mentions it in his list of the Railway Library (II p167/8) but doesn’t catalogue it elsewhere. Presumably rebound close to publication since the half title is missing and both inscriptions show signs of being very slightly cut down; the binding not matching those mentioned by Sadleir.

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        Le Jardin Fleuriste, Journal général des progrès et des intérêts horticoles et botaniques.

      Gand, chez les éditeurs et E. Gyselynck, 1851-1854. 4 volumes. Royal-8vo (234 x 165 mm). With 430 fine chromolithographed plates. Contemporary half calf, richly gilt spines, marbled sides. A fine copy of this rare work on garden flowers. Lemaire was the editor of several important botanical publications such as the 'Flore des Serres' and 'l'Illustration Horticole'. He was a French botanist and specialist on Cactaceae. Van Houtte invited him to come to Belgium to edit his 'Flore des Serres'. He however returned to Paris in poverty after Linden bought up the Verschaffelt Établissement and gave the editorship of the 'l'Illustration Horticole' to E. André./The 'Jardin Fleuriste' is a beautifully illustrated work, containing many large folded plates, which have double numbers, sothat the actual number of plates is 408. In the first half of the 19th century colour printing from stone dominated the scene of botanical illustration and the Belgian lithographers reached the ultimate in craftmanship, in a period that Belgium was one of the main horticultural centres in Europe.//Stafleu & Cowan 4376.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        Le Jardin Fleuriste. Journal général. Premier volume.

      F. & E. Gyselynck, Gand 1851 - 102 full-page and 3 double-page orig. full col. plates heightened with gum + 42 uncol. plates or sm. ill. in the text, showing a large collection of flowers from all over the world. botanical works, 19th c., , 1 volumes. Half leather , some ff. loose, some foxing & browning. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Moore's Irish melodies / illustred by D. Maclise, R.A.

      London : Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, [n.d.] 1851 - Other title; Irish melodies. With decorated half-title page. First published in numbers, 1807 -. Physical description; 1 p. ?., iv, 280 p. : front, ill. ; 25 cm. The plates and text within ornamental borders; the appendices within ruled borders. Provenence; from the library of J. Louis Collard. In a sumptuous, commissioned period binding. Full, pebble-grain calf over bevelled boards. Raised bands; spine compartments tooled with gilt shamrock and harp motifs. Both panels elaborately tooled in gilt. Front hinge starting with some minor wear to the bands. Remains overall an uncommonly good example. Additional detail on request. 2 Kg. 280 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Notes of a Residence in the Canary Islands, the South of Spain and Algiers; Illustrative of the State of Religion in those Countries.

      London: Francis & John Rivington: First edition 1851 - 8vo., xvi, 348 pages, tinted lithograph frontispiece showing 'The Peak of Teneriffe', some light occasional scattered spotting mainly to margins of frontispiece, bound in the original blindstamped cloth with spine titled in gilt, lightly marked. A generally VG+ copy in the original binding of this scarce work. (Garcia-Romeral, 495). The author having fallen into ill health, was recommended by his medical advisor to spend a winter abroad; after long pondering where he should go, he sailed for Madeira, and spent some months there in the winter of 1848. Not deriving particular benefit from the climate of Madeira, he continued his voyage to the Canary Islands, where, having sojourned for a time, he sailed to Cadiz. He spent the following winter in Spain, and then crossed the Mediterranean, paying a short visit to the opposite countries of Morocco and Algiers. The first account of the Canary Islands in English since 'The History of the Discovery and Conquest of the Canary Islands' by George Glass, London 1764. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Terme Acquasantane illustrate (Le terme di Acquasanta presso Ascoli nel Piceno di proprietà del nobile signore conte cavaliere Orazio Piccolomini Centini).

      - Roma, Tipografia Puccinelli alla Chiesa Nuova, 1851. Cart. recente in stile. Occhietto, 108 pp., 1 c.b., 4 belle tavole litogr. a freschi colori dell'epoca (2 ripieg.), 1 tab. a stampa ripieg.

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        Rambles beyond Railways; or, Notes in Cornwall taken a-foot. With Illustrations by Henry C. Brandling

      Richard Bentley 1851 - 8vo., First Edition, with a tinted lithographed frontispiece (skilfully mounted on pale cartridge) and 11 tinted lithographed plates; late-nineteenth century half calf, neatly rebacked with new endpapers to style, old blind-tooled backstrip laid down, original gilt-ruled morocco labels preserved (title-label with two gilt letters reinforced), sprinkled edges, an unusually bright, clean and carefully restored copy with virtually no trace of the usual foxing. The plates were engraved by M & N Hanhart from illustrations by Brandling. This is the scarce original edition of Collins' third book, following his biography of his father 'Memoirs of the Life of William Collins' (2v, 1848) and his first novel 'Antonina' (3v., 1850). It is arguably his best-remembered work, together with his two later novels 'The Woman in White' (1860) and 'The Moonstone' (1868). Very nice copy of an uncommon and notable account, and a mainstay of any Cornish collection. Sadleir, 'Excursions' p.137, gives the date of publication (from the Bentley Catalogue) as 30 January 1851; Anderson, p.70; CBEL III, p.481; Parrish, pp.14-16; Wolff, 1374. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rambles beyond Railways; or, Notes in Cornwall taken a - foot. With Illustrations by Henry C. Brandling

      Richard Bentley, 1851 1851 8vo., First Edition, with a tinted lithographed frontispiece (skilfully mounted on pale cartridge) and 11 tinted lithographed plates; late - nineteenth century half calf, neatly rebacked with new endpapers to style, old blind - tooled backstrip laid down, original gilt - ruled morocco labels preserved (title - label with two gilt letters reinforced), sprinkled edges, an unusually bright, clean and carefully restored copy with virtually no trace of the usual foxing. The plates were engraved by M & N Hanhart from illustrations by Brandling. This is the scarce original edition of Collins' third book, following his biography of his father 'Memoirs of the Life of William Collins' (2v, 1848) and his first novel 'Antonina' (3v., 1850). It is arguably his best - remembered work, together with his two later novels 'The Woman in White' (1860) and 'The Moonstone' (1868). Very nice copy of an uncommon and notable account, and a mainstay of any Cornish collection. Sadleir, 'Excursions' p.137, gives the date of publication (from the Bentley Catalogue) as 30 January 1851; Anderson, p.70; CBEL III, p.481; Parrish, pp.14 - 16; Wolff, 1374.

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        Album des bords de la Loire.

      Compose de 50 magnifiques gravures sur acier. repr. les villes, bourgs et chateaux les plus remarquables de la source de ce fleuve a son embouchure dans l'ocean. Tours, Lecesne, 1851. 50 Fine steelengr. views by Rouargue Freres. Folio oblong , orig. dec. gilt cloth, edges gilt.

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        Gregory's Express Pocket Letter Book, Designed to facilitate Correspondence between Cities and Towns, and the Mining Districts in California, and all parts of the United States

      San Francisco / New York: Thompson & Hitchcock / Nesbit & Co. Stationers. 1851. 24mo. (12 cm.). Glazed purple wrappers printed in gold. Fine in what we believe to be a fine example of the original unprinted envelope. Sold by Gregory's United States & California Express, this is a "blank book" which the correspondent would purchase, fill with correspondence, and mail, in order to facilitate easy communications. An unused copy in beautiful condition (and regrettably so, as we would rather have seen it filled with lurid first hand accounts of the gold fields). OCLC locates two copies (under two different entries: Yale, Huntington). .

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        Eigenh. Gedichtmanuskript.

      O. O. [wohl Bonn], [um 1851].. 1 S. Qu.-12mo (80:139 mm).. &quote;O mein Deutschland, will dein Jammer | breiter, täglich breiter werden? | Finden deine besten Söhne | Keinen Platz auf deutscher Erden? | Klingt der bittre Fluch des Flüchtlings | Durch der Angeln Land und Hessen? | Wird so deutsche Lieb' und Treue | Deinen Tapfern zugemessen?&quote; - Anfang 1851 hatte die brasilianische Regierung mehrere Tausend schleswig-holsteinische Soldaten für den Kriegsdienst in Argentinien angeworben, die zwar zum Einsatz gelangen, jedoch keinen Sold ausgezahlt bekommen sollten. - Abgedruckt in: E. M. Arndt, Ausgewählte Werke in 16 Bänden. Bd. III. Hrsg. Heinrich Weisner und Robert Geerds. Leipzig, Max Hesse Verlag, 1908. - An den Rändern etwas knapp beschnitten und mit kl. Papierdurchbruch in der vorletzten bzw. letzten Zeile (hierdurch geringf. Buchstabenverlust).

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        Des accidents de dentition chez les enfants en bas age. Inscribed by the author on the front wrapper.

      Victor Masson, Paris 1851 - Delabarre, Antoine (1819-78). Des accidents de dentition chez les enfants en bas age, et des moyens de les combattre. xvi, 135, [1]pp., 32-page publisher's catalogue. Wood-engraved text illustrations. Paris: Victor Masson, 1851. 222 x 144 mm. (uncut). Original printed wrappers, spine worn and chipped with partial loss. Minor foxing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front wrapper: "Hommage de l'auteur a Mr. le Docteur Chemin. Delabarre."First Edition. A treatise on dental problems in young children and on the means of treating them, by the surgeon-dentist of the Foundling and Orphan's Hospital of Paris. Delabarre is best known for having introduced the use of gutta-percha in dental prostheses. Hoffmann-Axthelm, pp. 264 & 293. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Studies Of Ornamental Design

      London: John Weale, 1851. First edition. Hardcover. Rebacked, brown cloth, green aubergine cloth, and leather corners. Very good/No Dust Jacket. Unpaginated. Folio, 58 x 40 cm. 2 parts in one vol., chromolithographed title by Day & Son after Richardson part I, tinted title to part II, lithographed dedications, 16 lithographed plates by Day & Son after Digby Wyatt, Richardson and others (6 chromolithographs, 6 tinted and 2 in outline), the 7 text leaves printed within decorative lithographed borders. Lacks engraved titles, parts 1 and 2. ABBEY LIFE 55. Interior contents fresh, clean and bright, upper corner front free endpaper torn away, leather corners bumped and scuffed.

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        &quote;Liste der Mitglieder der botanischen Section der XXVIII. Versammlung deutscher Naturforscher und Aerzte in Gotha&quote; mit 31 eigenh. U.

      [Gotha, September 1851].. 1½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. Folio.. Unter den Anwesenden waren u. a. die Ärzte, Mediziner und Forscher Ferdinand Cohn (1828-1898; Nr. 2), Alexander Ecker (1816-1887; Nr. 15), Joseph von Gerlach (1820-1896; Nr. 14), Wilhelm Hofmeister (1824-1877; Nr. 4), Matthias Schleiden (1804-1881; Nr. 28), August Röse (1821-1873; Nr. 9), Franz Eilhard Schulze (1840-1921; Nr. 13), August Garcke (1819-1904; Nr. 18 und 23), Oskar Schmidt (1823-1886; Nr. 27), Berthold Sigismund (1819-1864), Hermann Schacht (1814-1864; Nr. 24) sowie der Verleger und Musikbibliograph Friedrich Hofmeister (1782-1864; Nr. 3). - Papierbedingt etwas gebräunt; an den Rändern leicht angestaubt, sonst gut erhalten.

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        Mémorial de Sainte-Hélène par le Comte de Las Cases, suivi du Mémorial de MM. les docteurs O'Meara et Antommarchi [Francesco], Médecins de Napoleon à Sainte-Hélène et de la relation du retour des cendres de l'Empereur, 2 Bände (= alles),:

      Paris, Garnier Freres, o.J. (laut KVK: 1847, in einem anderen KVK-Katalog: 1851), - vermutl. Erstausgabe dieser Ausgabe, Bd. 1: 516 S., Bd. 2: 646 S. + 48 S. mit Frontispiz von Napoleon in Bd. I und Las Cases in Bd. 2 sowie zwei Karten, einem Kupferstich und einem Grundrissplan in Bd. 1 und zwei Kupferstiche in Bd. 2, unten auf den Rücken ist in goldenen Buchstaben jeweils "H.v.H" (wohl Hugo von Hofmannsthal) eingeprägt, Text: französisch, original Halbpergament-Prachteinbänfde mit goldener Rückenbeschriftung, Kopfgoldschnitt, Einbände zart berieben, Rücken stellenw. mit winzigen Fleckchen, Schnitt deutlicher innen ein wenig stockfleckig, sonst schön, sauberes Exemplare Information in English and more .jpgs are available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Art Journal illustrated catalogue : The industry of all nations 1851

      London : published for the proprietors, by George Virtue [Bradbury & Evans printers], [1851], 1851. 1st Edition. Physical description: xxvi, 328p., xvi, viii, viii, viii, xxii, illus, engravings ; fol. 32cm. Subjects: Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England) -- Decorative arts -- Exhibitions. Industrial arts -- Great Britain -- Exhibitions. Contents: History of the Great Exhibition. -- Art-Journal illustrated catalogue. -- The science of the exhibition / by Robert Hunt. -- The harmony of colours a exemplified in the exhibition / by Mrs. Merrifield. -- On the vegetable world as contributing to the Great Exhibition / by Edward Forbes. -- The machinery of the Exhibition as applied to textile manufactures / by Lewis D.B. Gordon. -- The Exhibition as a lesson in taste / by Ralph Nicholson Wornum. Notes: Catalogue of the Great Exhibition of 1851. Printer named at foot of title page and in the preface. Title page engraved. Illustrated throughout with wood-engravings; list of illustrations at front. Finely bound in modern aniline calf-backed marbled boards. Titles blocked direct in gilt to spine. Raised bands. All edges marbled. Scattered foxing through prelims. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.

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        Tales and Traditions of Hungary. 3 volume set

      London Henry Colburn 1851. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. Cover lightly rubbed. Spine scuffed [First Edition] Half leather marbled board cover 190mm x 120mm (7" x 5"). 327pp; 305pp; 310pp.

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        A treatise on political economy

      New York, P.Putnam 1851 - One volume in small 8vo; pp. VIII, 339, (3), 1 leaf blank; original purple cloth, covers with blind-stamped decorations, spine expertly re-backed using the old spine label with gilt lettering, mild toning towards edges, else clean and crisp, a very good copy. First edition, rare. G. Opdyke (1805-1880) had only a rudimentary country school education, but an enterprising spirit. In 1832 he became a textile importer and a leading figure for the Chamber of Commerce in New York. Besides business and politics he kept up reading and studying, among others, Jefferson, J.St. Mill, Bentham and Comte. In 1851 he published his treatise on political economy with the aim to supply a work suitable for America's republican institutions and as a reply to J.St. Mill's "Principles of political economy". (Dorfman II, pp. 755-758). Menger c. 495-496 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Poesías de D. Ignacio Rodriguez Galvan

      Mejico: Impresas por M.N. de la Vega, 1851.

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        Assault of Contreras

      1851 - This 17" x 23" chromolithograph depicts the Battle of Contreras from the Mexican American War. Linen tape on bottom margin evidence of previous binding. Mild foxing and staining around margins.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      "Ch.", 22. Dezember 1851.. 1 S. Gr.-8vo. Doppelblatt. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief).. An den Buchhändler Wilhelm Hertz: "Ewr. Wohlgeboren ersuche ich ganz ergebenst, dem Uiberbringer diejenigen Bücher mitzugeben, welche ich verflossenen Dienstag bestellt habe, und die ich schon gestern hätte erhalten sollen [...]". Der Sohn Barthold Georg Niebuhrs wurde 1854 Kabinettsrat des preußischen Königs und Mitglied des Staatsrats. 1852/53 gehörte er dem preußischen Abgeordnetenhaus an. Seit der Revolution von 1848 ein entschiedener Parteigänger der konservativen Partei in Preußen sowie Mitarbeiter der "Kreuz-Zeitung" und des "Magdeburger Correspondenten", zählte Niebuhr zu den einflußreichsten Beratern Friedrich Wilhelms IV. und wurde von diesem mehrfach mit wichtigen diplomatischen Missionen betraut. - Bl. 2 mit Resten einer Verschlußmarke.

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        Report of an Expedition Down the Zuni and Colorado Rivers

      198 pages with 23 plates. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 6") rebound in 3/4 leather with marbled boards and black label with gilt lettering to spine. 79 plates with one (Buffalo Dance) folding and some with a single tint, in this first or early issue there are errors in the list of illustrations corrected in later issues viz. Landscapes, etc., 23 plates, numbered as 1-13, 15-23 plus one unnumbered at end; Mammals, 6 plates; Birds, 5 plates, numbered 1, 3-6 (plate 2, Struthus Canicops, Woodhouse, male is called for but not present and most likely not to be found in this issue); Reptiles 21 plates, with 10a misnumbered as 10, 12 as 13, and 13 as 16; Fishes, 3 plates; Plants, 21 plates, plate 21 Aploppus Nuttalii present but not called for. Lacks map. (Senate Executive Document 59) (Howes: 528) 1st edition.After the conquest of New Mexico and California it was apparent that transportation and communications needed to be improved between these new territories and the rest of the United States east of the Mississippi. Geographical knowledge of most of this area, particularly northwestern New Mexico (now northern Arizona), was very limited and inaccurate. Some maps of the day showed a river system that might provide a possible navigable water corridor between New Mexico and the Gulf of California via the Zuni, Little Colorado, and Colorado Rivers. In September of 1851 Captain Lorenzo Sitgreaves, along with a small crew of topographers, naturalists, artists, and support personnel, and an escort of 30 infantrymen left the Zuni Pueblo in western New Mexico by pack train with instructions to explore and map the Zuni and Colorado Rivers and evaluate their navigability in light of a possible impending war with the Mormons in Utah. They traveled southwest along the Zuni River to its mouth and then headed northwest along the Little Colorado, intending to follow it to the Colorado. When they reached Grand Falls (northwest of present-day Winslow, Arizona) their guide, Antoine Leroux, advised them that it was unwise to follow the river any further because it flowed in a deep canyon for the rest of its course and emptied into the great canyon of the Colorado River. They left the river and struck off due west around the north side of the San Francisco Mountains, discovering the Wupatki Indian Ruins along the way, and looped southwestward around the south side of Bill Williams Mountain. The rest of their westward march followed near the future alignment of Route 66 to the Colorado River near the modern town of Bullhead City, Arizona. After a difficult march south along the Colorado River they reached Camp Yuma on November 30. Of course, Sitgreaves discovered that the Zuni and Little Colorado Rivers were not at all navigable and would be useless to transport troops and supplies. The Colorado River, however, was found to be navigable along the entire distance that he explored. Sitgreaves' official report, "Report of an Expedition Down the Zuni and Colorado Rivers in 1851," was published in 1853.Condtion:Foxing, lacks map, all other plates present as called for in Howes, some folding. Rebound in attractive three quarter leather else a about very good.

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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). 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. The Seventh Edition. Markings to a few boards. Shows extremely well.

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        Katalog der Bibliothek des k.k. Hof- Mineralien-Cabinettes in Wien.

      Vienna, Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1851.. 4to (27 : 19.5 cm). XII, 232, (2) p. Contemporary marbled boards, decently gilt spine with red label.. The first printed catalogue of the fine library held by the Austrian court cabinet of minerals, meteorites and fossils. There are 2869 entries of which c. 400 concern paleontology, 30 meteorites and about 600 topography and travel. In fact this ,excellent catalog' (Schuh, Partsch 5) is a bibliography of the earth sciences up to mid-19th century. - ,Ein mit der gründlichsten Sachkenntniss in wissenschaftliche Form gebrachter Katalog der mineralogischen Abtheilung des K.K. Wiener Naturalienkabinets (einer der grossartigsten zum Ressort des K.K. Hofstaats gehörigen Anstalten) ... der bei dem grossen Reichthume der Bibliothek zugleich als Uebersicht der gesammten mineralogischen Litteratur betrachtet werden darf' (Petzholdt, p. 567). - Provenance: Contemporary stamps ,Königliche Bergwerks-Bibliothek' (Royal Mining Library) in Hannover on recto and verso of title, crowned initials and crossed hammers gilt to spine. The collection was integrated into the Clausthal mining library in 1868, most probably with subsequent duplicate sales. - Hinges a bit chafed, corners bumped. Old pencil signatures on title, else a fresh and large copy.

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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 War Department

      William H. Horstmann & Sons, Philadelphia 1851 - Original grey paper-covered limp boards, blue/grey title label on upper cover, rebacked with green cloth. (Extremities worn, corners rounded) Modern cloth box with leather label. In a modern clamshell box. First edition of this rare colour-plate book recording the uniform and dress of the mid-19th century United States Army 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 nineteenth century and well into the twentieth. 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 endorsments 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 19 full-length views of various ranks and regiments within the US Army; followed by 16 plates of details of uniforms (4 partially or completely hand-coloured); 2 plates of swords; and ending with coloured 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; Sabin 68957 (an apparent variant, with all 25 plates coloured). (14 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches). 25 lithographic plates by P.S. Duval after G.C. Humphries (5 printed in colours, 6 hand-coloured). (Occasional small chips to margins of plates and first few leaves of text). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        History of the Early Settlement and Indian Wars of Western Virginia

      Wheeling : H. Hoblitzell, 1851-01-01. Hardcover. Good. Octavo. 416 pages, 4 of 5 pl., ill.; 23 cm. Bound in publishers black cloth. Gilt lettering to spine. Gilt tooled embossment to front board. Good binding and cover. Wear to extremities. Chipping to head and tail of spine. Hinges cracked. Lacking first blank pages and frontis. Clean, unmarked pages. Foxing throughout. Some pencil notation on a few pages. HOWES D226. AYER 62. STREETER III 1347. FIELD 415. SABIN 19308. DECKER 43:121. EBERSTADT 127:162. <br><br>De Hassâ&#128;&#153;s history on the Indians Wars of Western Virginia, now modern day West Virginia, is a history of native resistance to the Euro-American occupation of the Ohio Valley, documents the settlement period of West Virginia history, from the 1750s to the 1790s. When European or colonial governments were directly engaged, specific conflicts acquired formal names, such as the French and Indian War (1754â&#128;&#147;63), Pontiacâ&#128;&#153;s Rebellion (1763), and Lord Dunmoreâ&#128;&#153;s War (1774). But notwithstanding the large-scale engagements and formal treaties that marked the named episodes, raids and counter-raids by small groups of fighters were typical of the period, and hostilities constantly occurred outside of the boundaries implied by the European system of naming and dating. â&#128;&#152;â&#128;&#152;Border warfare,â&#128;&#157; is a more apt description of what actually took place.<br>Indian raids usually struck at the western edge of white settlement, which meant that the fighting shifted from east to west: from the Greenbrier, upper New River, and upper Potomac valleys during the 1750s into the 1770s, to the Monongahela country (which then included the present Northern Panhandle) during the 1770s and 1780s, to the Kanawha and middle Ohio valleys, including Kentucky, during the 1780s and 1790s. But no part of the frontier was entirely safe until Indians began withdrawing from their Ohio homelands after the Treaty of Greenville in 1795. <br>Pitched battles such as occurred at the Monongahela (1755), Point Pleasant (1774), and Fort Henry (Wheeling; 1777, 1782) were the exceptions rather than the rule in border warfare. Generally the conflict exhibited the classic forms of guerrilla war: raids, ambushes, sneak attacks, massacres, and atrocities on both sides. <br> Both sides furnished examples of warrior-heroes. Among the Indians were the Seneca Corn planter (1737?â&#128;&#147;1835) and the Shawnee Cornstalk (d. 1777), both of whom were celebrated warriors who later became political leaders. White Indian fighters associated with West Virginia, and depicted in this book, were Samuel Brady (1758â&#128;&#147;1796), Jesse Hughes (1750â&#128;&#147;1829), and especially Lewis Wetzel (1763â&#128;&#147;1808), â&#128;&#152;â&#128;&#152;the Boone of northwestern Virginia.â&#128;&#153;â&#128;&#153; According to his modern biographer, Daniel Boone killed only three Indians during an entire lifetime on the frontier, thanks to his Quaker values and good-natured respect for the natives. Wetzel, on the other hand, was a classic frontier Indian hater, who is known to have hunted Indians for sport as well as defense.

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