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        Les oeuvres et les hommes : Les philosophes et les écrivains religieux. - Les historiens politiques et littéraires.

      Amyot 1851 - - Amyot, Paris 1851, 12x19cm pour chacun des volumes, 2 volumes brochés. - Editions originales pour chacun des volumes, il n'est pas fait mention de grands papiers. Rare envoi autographe signé de l'auteur, au crayon de papier, à un proche ami : "à Hervé/ Inoubliable - inoublié" sur le premier volume. Dos du premier volume fendillé, un mors fragile, ex-dono à la plume en tête du premier plat du second volume, quelques petites rousseurs. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Orban & Streu GbR]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dieter Stecher]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Funding Garibaldi with the Italian National Loan. Autograph letter in English, signed.

      no date [1851?], [London] - 112 x 90 mm; 2 pages, mounted to blank leaf. Stationer's chop at upper right corner. Salutation ("Dear William") that Mazzini reserved exclusively for his friend William Henry Ashurst (1792-1855), the British radical who helped found the Friends of Italy society. Mounting strip to blank leaf. Horizontal fold The 19th-century political philosopher Giuseppe Mazzini, along with Garibaldi and Cavour, brought about the unification of modern Italy from petty states, often dominated from abroad. He lived much of his life in exile in London (fertile home to other continental radicals such as Marx, Engels, Kossuth and Ledru-Rollin), intent on realizing his ideas for a liberal, unified Italian state. An attempt to establish a republic in Rome in 1849, with Mazzini as one of the executive officers, failed violently. By 1851, Mazzini was back in London, unfazed by defeat, starting from scratch to raise funds and enthusiasm for a fresh attempt. To this end, he enlisted his friend and fellow radical William Henry Ashurst in developing a scheme to sell bonds--the Italian National Loan--that would be guaranteed by the yet unborn Republic of Italy. The present letter, undated but probably 1851, is certainly directed to Ashurst, asking him to entrust "the authenticated document" to the bearer, a man named "Profumo." The text goes on in imperfect English, "Yesterday I was a long while in your room; I left at half past four. I hoped Ledru [-Rollin] had not been in the interval. Will you take home with you half of the shares? I shall take them the first time I come to you. Or, if you have them ready and it doesn't cost you any trouble, give them to Graf. That will be the end of it. Addio. Your very affectionate Joseph Mazzini." Modern Italy became a nation-state on March 17, 1861.

      [Bookseller: Rodger Friedman Rare Book Studio, ABAA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Müller & Draheim GbR]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        REGULATIONS FOR THE UNIFORM & DRESS OF THE ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES. JUNE, 1851. FROM THE ORIGINAL TEXT AND DRAWINGS IN THE NAVY DEPARTMENT.

      Philadelphia: Published by William H. Hortsmann and Sons, [1851]. - 13,[1]pp., plus twenty-five plates by P.S. Duval after G.C. Humphries (five printed in colors, six handcolored). Folio. Original grey paper- covered limp boards, blue/grey title label on upper cover, rebacked with green cloth. Extremities worn, corners rounded. Occasional small chips to margins of plates and first few leaves of text. Else very good. In a modern cloth box, leather label. First edition of this rare color 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 19th century and well into the 20th. The plates, drawn by G.C. Humphries, were presumably used by Hortsmann, in conjunction with the text, to explain to customers what they were entitled to wear; the official nature of the work being emphasized by the facsimile endorsements on each plate by the Adjutant General. The attractive plates are ably executed in lithography by P.S. Duval, one of the leading lithographic printers of the time. They consist of five chromolithographic images showing nineteen full-length views of various ranks and regiments within the US Army; followed by sixteen plates of details of uniforms (four partially or completely handcolored); two plates of swords; and ending with colored plates of "horse furniture." The text reprints the relevant regulations concerning the dress code for officers and enlisted men, including members of the topographical engineers, dragoons, and cadets. Not in Bennett or McGrath. COLAS 2520. SABIN 68957 (an apparent variant, with all 25 plates colored).

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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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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        Description of the British Palaeozoic Fossils in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge: Part II, First and Second Fasciculus;

      Cambridge, University Press 1851 - Containing Radiata and Articulata & Lower and Middle Palaeozoic Mollusca. HARDBACK, original half-calf, with gilt lettering, bands and raised bands on spine, gilt embossed emblem on front cover, first fasciculus; pages: advertisement iii-iv, table of genera [i], 184, plates and plate descriptions 1A-1G, 3A-3D, second fasciculus; pages: advertisement, iii-viii, table of genera [i], 185-406, plates and plate descriptions, 1H, 1I, 1K, 1L, 2A-2B, appendix A, vii, roy. 4to. (9.75" x 12.25"), Sion College Library stamp on verso of title-page, otherwise a very fine copy of a scarce item. (The Real McCoy!) 2.3Kg

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        History of General Sir Charles Napier's Administration of Scinde, and Campaign in the Cutchee Hills.

      Chapman and Hall London 1851 - First edition. 8vo., x, 415pp., 3 maps including 2 folding at rear, 12 lithographed plates, contemporary half calf gilt, red morocco lettering piece, an excellent copy. This work was written in defence of the author's brother Charles who resigned his post as Commander-in-Chief in India after being censured by Lord Dalhousie [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SACRAMENTO IN CALIFORNIEN.DES AUSWANDERERS HOFFUNG.

      Berlin: J. Hesse, [ca. ]. 1851 - Handcolored lithographic print, 19 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches. Minute browning and edge wear in margins. Color bright and clean. Very good. Archival matting, and protected with Mylar sheet. Variant issue, without priority, of this delightful early view of Sacramento, showing the city inland from the harbor, complete with bustling streets and wharf. In the harbor are two ships flying American flags, one steamer, and what is presumably a Mexican vessel. One large building facing the water is adorned with an elephant across the upper portion of its facade. The elephant figured prominently in the gold rush mythos. Those who said they "saw the elephant" meant that they had been there and seen the big show (as in "went to the circus and saw the elephant"). Thus, an early example of California billboard advertising. The print was most likely extracted from the German MAGAZIN IN BERLIN. and has an unrelated image on the verso. Reps locates only four copies. A rare California view. REPS, VIEWS AND VIEWMAKERS 218.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Original Watercolour Showing the Harbour of Coquimbo, Chile].

      1851 - January 1851. Watercolour and pencil on paper, ca. 13x17,5 cm (5 ¼ x 7 in). Captioned and signed in pencil in the left lower corner. Mounted on paper within a hand drawn watercolour border. Recently matted, very good watercolour. Early important view of the Chilean city of Coquimbo, which developed from a fishing village into an important international port in the 1840-es, but was officially designated as a town only in 1867. The view was made at the time of the crucial initial stage of Coquimbo's development and gives a wide panorama of the harbour with several large sailing vessels, and the core of the growing settlement, then just a small fishing village, with several houses and a church in the distance. "Coquimbo is a port city, commune and capital of the Elqui Province, located on the Pan-American Highway, in the Coquimbo Region of Chile. The natural harbor in Coquimbo was taken over by Pedro de Valdivia from Spain in 1550. The gold and copper industry in the region led to the city's importance as a port around 1840 and many Europeans especially from England settled in Coquimbo. In 1867 it was recognized as a town" (Wikipedia).

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        U.S. Coast Survey A.D. Bache Superintendent Sketch B No. 2 Showing the Triangulation & Geographical Positions in Section No. II From New York City to Point Judith

      U.S. 1851 - Size : 380x670 (mm), 15x26.375 (Inches), Hand Colored Excellent, laid on acid free canvas for long term preservation.

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        Guida del costruttore dei lavori pubblici. Compilata dall' ingenere architetto Orlando Orlandii sulle tracce di quella pubblicata a Parigi nell' anno 1850.

      Angiolo Garinei,, Firenze, 1851 - Volume unico. Firenze, Angiolo Garinei, 1851. 8°. 341 S., 18 gefalt. Tafeln. HLdr. der Zeit mit Rückenschild und etwas Rückenvergoldung. Kleiner Stempel auf Titel, minim stockfleckig, gutes Exemplar. HLdr. der Zeit mit Rückenschild und etwas Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        History of the Early Settlement and Indian Wars of Western Virginia; Embracing an Account of the Various Expeditions in the West, Previous to 1795.

      H. Hoblitzell, Wheeling, [VA] 1851 - Rebacked with the original spine laid down, hinges repaired, signs of removed tape along front joint, covers considerably rubbed, newer flyleaves, newspaper portrait and article about the author tipped in. Contents moderately foxed, two small ink notes on p. 46 and 281. A nice association copy. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR "To Hon. Thos. S. Haymond / With the best respects of / His very true friend / Wills De Hass / Sept. 14, 1851." Thomas Sherwood Haymond (1794-1869) was a Congressman representing Virginia, and a lawyer. Born near Fairmont, Virginia (now West Virginia), Haymond attended private schools as a child and went on to attend the College of William and Mary. He served as a private in the War of 1812, studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1815, commencing practice in Morgantown, Virginia (now West Virginia). He was president of the county court of Marion County, Virginia (now West Virginia) in 1842 before being elected a Whig to the United States House of Representatives to fill a vacancy in 1849, serving until 1851. Afterwards, Haymond was a brigadier general in the Virginia Militia and at the outbreak of the Civil War entered the Confederate Army as a colonel in 1861, serving throughout the war. He died in Richmond, Virginia on April 5, 1869 and was interned in Palatine Cemetery near Fairmont, West Virginia.--Wikipedia. Haynes 4825, Howes D226 (c). Rare. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Emberiza Cirlus

      London 1851 - Image Size : , Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 555x365 (mm), 21.875x14.375 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring, Lithograph

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        Atlas zu der Uibersicht der Hauptfortschritte des Eisenbahnwesens in dem Jahrzehnde 1840-1850 und die Ergebnisse der Probefahrten auf einer Strecke der Staatsbahn uiber den Semmering in Oesterreich.,

      Wien, Rauh, 1851 - Lithogr. Titel, gefalt. lithogr. Karte mit Profil, 5 getönte lithogr. Tafeln und 2 gestochene Konstruktionstafeln. Erste Ausgabe. - Nebehay-W. 1060. - Die erste Eisenbahnlinie, die die Alpen überquerte (zwischen Wien und Triest). Mit Karte der Semmeringtrasse, Ansicht des Reichenauer Tals und vier schönen Lokomotivdarstellungen. Umschlag mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, Profil mit kleinem Einriss. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1050 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Demonstration physique du movement de rotation de la terre au moy

      Bachelier, Paris 1851 - In: Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Seances de l'Academie des Sciences 32, Paris, Bachelier, 1851. 4to. (266 x 216 mm); pp. 135-138 (entire volume: 1010 pages). New endpapers. Library stamp of Universitätsbibliothek Paderborn and some additional library markings on the lower margin of page 2. Pages 959 to 1010 (index according to author and topic) in facsimile. Modern cloth with gilt-embossed spine. ---- PMM 130 (offprint), Dibner 17, Norman 818 (offprint). - THE FIRST MECHANICAL DEMONSTRATION OF THE EARTH'S ROTATION FIRST EDITION, RARE. To postulate astronomical behaviour is one order of thought, to prove its demonstration is of quite another order. The rotation of the earth had been accepted since Copernicus but it remained for Foucault to demonstrate it. He suspended an iron ball pendulum from the dome of the Pantheon in Paris, set it swinging and chartered its constantly rotating angular shift and proved it to rotate completely in one day." (Dibner, Heralds of Science 17). Although the rotation of the earth had been accepted since Copernicus, it was Foucault who first demonstrated it by experiment."His early experiments were private, but Louis Napoleon (later Napoleon III) became so interested that he arranged for them to be repeated publicly. This was a splendid affair which took place in the Pantheon in 1851 before a fashionable audience. A heavy ball was suspended from the dome on a wire 220 feet long; beneath the ball was a table 12 feet in diameter covered with sand on which the ball would leave a mark. This is known as 'Foucault's pendulum'. It soon became apparent that the plane in which the pendulum was swinging moved in a clockwise direction and in about thirty-two hours the plane of vibration had completed a full circuit. The audience in the Pantheon was greatly impressed; some ladies fainted with excitement, while other spectators maintained that they could feel the earth move beneath them" (PMM 330). "Continuing to experiment on the mechanics of the earth's rotation, Foucault in 1852 invented the gyroscope, which, he showed, gave a clearer demonstration than the pendulum of the earth's rotation and had the property, similar to that of the magnetic needle, of maintaining a fixed diretion. Foucault's pendulum and gyroscope had more than a popular significance (which continues to this day). First, they stimulated the development of theoretical mechanics, making relative motion and the theories of the pendulum and the gyroscope standard topics for study and investigation. Second, prior to Foucault's demonstrations, the study of those motions on the earth's surface in which the deflecting force of rotation plays a prominent part (especially winds and ocean currents) was dominated by unphysical notions of how this force acted. Foucault's demonstrations and the theoretical treatments they inspired showed conclusively that this deflecting fore acts in all horizontal directions, thus providing the sound physical insight on which Buys Ballot, Ferrel, Ulrich Vettin, and others could build" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography V, p. 86). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE FRUITIST; A Treatise On Orchard And Garden Fruits, Their Description, History, And Management.

      London: Groombridge And Sons, n.d. (ca 1851 - Maund was a pharmacist, botanist and bookseller who was most noted as the publisher of several botanical periodicals with colored plates, the most famous of which, THE BOTANIC GARDEN, began in 1825. The FRUITIST appeared as a sequel to that series, although the format of its illustrations differed from the earlier flower plates by presenting a single subject per page instead of four. These delicately hand-colored wood engravings depict a variety of fruits placed above their printed descriptions and framed within an elaborate printed border. Included are 34 apples, 24 pears, 6 plums, 3 gooseberries and 7 other fruits. In the present volume the fruits have been grouped by type, with varieties placed in alphabetical order, rather than in the random order in which they were originally received by subscribers. 4to (21 x 17.5 cm); (iv) + engraved title + 72 leaves each with a hand-colored wood engraving of a specimen of fruit. Three-quarter green calf with cloth boards and decoratively gilt spine; spine faded, but otherwise a well preserved copy of a lovely book.

      [Bookseller: Hinck & Wall, ABA, ILAB]
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        The Western Tourist and Emigrant's Guide Through the States of Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin .

      J. H. Colton, N.Y. 1851 - Pict. cloth, 89pp + 18pp, folding map. HOWES S615. Colton's guides appeared in many forms and editions, the maps were extremely helpful. The folding map in this copy has short splits at the folds, which have been carefully mended with archival tape. Corners & edges worn, short split in spine sl foxed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Province of Canada

      James Wyld, London 1851 - The 5th state of the mapA superb map of Canada, by important 19th century British cartographer James Wyld covering Ontario and Eastern Canada and the north-east US. A rather detailed map showing various counties of upper and lower Canada. An instet of the Maritimes appears on the upper left hand corner of the map. The map shows Canada from the western end of Lake Erie on the west to Prince Edward Island on the east and from Anticosti Island on the north to Long Island and New York city. Virtually the whole of New England is shown including the northern parts of Rhode Island and Connenticut. Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine are shown in full. The whole of upstate New York is included. Also shown are the northern part Pennsylvania. An important railroad map of the peiod (in blue) with a high concentration in Massachusetts and upstate New York., Size : 620x955 (mm), 24.375x37.625 (Inches), Original Outline Coloring, 0 Very Good, disected and laid on original canvas

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        Running Sketches of Men and Places, in England, France, Germany, Belgium, and Scotland

      J.C. Riker, New York 1851 - First edition. Cloth hardbound with tooling and gilt designs and title at spine, gilt top edge, 346 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked text, considering its age about a Near Fine copy, some foxing and discoloration throughout (especially at the illustrations), light soil to the endpapers, light rubbing to the cloth covers at the tips and edges. A sharp copy of a rare book. Digital images available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage autour de mon jardin. Illustre par MM. Freeman, L. Marvy, Steinheil, Meissonier, Gavarni, Daubigny et Catenacci

      Paris: L. Curmer / V. Lecou, 1851 - First illustrated edition. Profusely illustrated with wood-engravings and 8 full-page hors-texte engraved plates of flowers, delicately colored by hand and with all the original lettered tissue-guards. One of the great mid-19th century illustrated books. 4to. Original half morocco and pebbled boards, spine in five compartments, beautifully gilt. Light wear to extremities of binding, internally bright and fine. An excellent copy of an elusive book, well-preserved and in its original binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cole & Contreras / Sylvan Cole Gallery]
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        P'ernan Gordez kam Mek'sikoyi arnowile ibrew sharunakut'iwn K'ristap' Kolombosi. Erste und einzige Ausgabe/1st and only edition.

      Wien, Pashtpan S. Astuatsatsni vank'e, 1851. - Titel, 216 S., 1 Bl. Mit Holzschnittvignette am Titel. 8°. Lithographierter OPappband. OCLC 35059080; nicht bei Sabin oder Leclerc; nur 1 Exemplar weltweit in öffentlichen Bibliotheken nachweisbar (KVK); kein Exemplar auf einer deutschen Nachkriegsauktion. Geschichte der Eroberung Mexikos durch Hernándo Cortés, verfaßt in armenischer Sprache von K. Sipilean (1824-78) und gedruckt in armenischen Typen. Berieben, gebräunt und etwas bestoßen; teils gering braunfleckig; es fehlen 3 Bll. (S. 71/72, 179/180 und 187/188), die als Faksimile beiliegen; vorderer Vorsatz mit dem Trockenstempel des Wiener Antiquariats Gustav Klügel. DE

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        CUENTA General del Estado, respectiva al año de 1850

      Imprenta de la V. de Burgos, Madrid 1851 - Portada litográfica, 527 págs.Preciosa encuadernación de época de corte isabelino en pleno tafilete color burdeos, escudo real gofrado en ambos planos enmarcado por doble filete dorado con hierros en las esquinas, lomo liso con adornos dorados, cantos, contracantos, cabeza y cortes dorados [firmada en etiqueta Ginesta e hijos]Delicioso ejemplar, probablemente de presente, del estado de cuentas relativo al año 1850

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        Nereis Boreali-Americana ; or Contributions Towards a History of the Marine Algae of the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts of North America. (Parts I-III in one volume.)

      The Smithsonian Institution. Very good. 1851. Signed by Author B0042P48ZW Very good. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: No Jacket) Half calf with green marbled paper-covered boards, 32 cm, 3 vols, . B0042P48ZW .

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        Nuova Raccolta Delle principali Vedute Antiche e Moderne Dell' Alma Citta di Roma e sue Vicinanze. Disegnate dal vero da piu Celebri Artisti Roma

      presso Giacomo Antonelli, [Rome], [1851] - Engraved title and fifty plates by A. Moschetti and A. Parboni. Oblong 4to. [204 x 267 x 14 mm]. Bound in the original blue paper wrappers, with the title printed in various calligraphic scripts on the front cover. A charming series of views of Rome and its vicinities in the original wrappers and in fine condition.

      [Bookseller: George Bayntun ABA ILAB]
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        Memorias sobre la historia natural de la Isla de Cuba, acompanadas de sumarios latinos y extractos en frances.Tomo 1-2. (complete).

      . Havana, Barcina, 1851-1856, 1858. Two volumes in two. Large 8vo. 463, 442 pp., 34, 19 lithographed plates, of which 17 are hand-coloured or partly hand-coloured. Later half morocco with gilt titles on spines (matching).* Extremely rare work on the zoology of Cuba. Contains 85 species of Cuban fish that Cuvier includes in his work. The plates depict mainly fish and land snails (Mollusca, Gastropoda) but also some mammals and insects (mainly Lepidoptera). With blind stamps on titles and plates, mostly in the margins, in a few cases touching the figures. Some minor foxing on three uncoloured plates, otherwise clean. Dean, p. 273; Horn-Schenkling, 17358; Nissen ZBI, 3210; Sabin, 63673..

      [Bookseller: Dieter Schierenberg BV]
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        The Opening of the Great Industrial Exhibition of all Nations, By Her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Victoria and His Royal Highness Prince Albert, on the 1st of May, 1851.

      David Bogue., London: - A proof plate taken from a sketch made on the spot by Cruikshank on the 1st May 1851. The view records the formal opening ceremony, looking down over the floor with the large crowd around Queen Victoria with the Archbishop offering a prayer of blessing. The print is inscribed to "J. T. Wilmore ARA with the best regards of George Cruikshank". The countries whose banners are visible include India, Persia, Egypt, Turkey & Greece. Wilmore was a member of the Royal Academy. The title continues "The View is taken from the South West Gallery, at the time when the Archbishop is offering up a Prayer for the Divin blessing upon the objects of this Great Exhibition." 44 x 33 cm (platemark) on paper 46 x 37 cm. Douglas 1433. (The Works of George Cruikshank: Classified and Arranged with References to Reid's Catalogue and Their Approximate Values (1903) by Richard Douglas.) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        USA Dept. of Interior War of 1812 Vermont Rare USA Seth WILLEY Land Script document

      printed by Toppan, Carpenter and Caselear, New York 1851 - American ìscriptî document allotting 40 acres of land to " War of 1812 " soldier Seth Willey, a corporal in Captain Wilson's Company, during the war of 1812. It comes with affidavits attained to the reverse dealing with its ultimate use in South Dakota This is a very scarce item seen only infrequently on the market. Very Good condition., A super item printed by Toppan, Carpenter and Caselear with 6 banknote quality vignettes and a wonderful blue overprint. Willey used this certificate to pay for the land. What is a big added bonus is that all the supporting paperwork where he redeemed it is attached. The only land script document we know of with this amount of additional supporting documents.Probably the same Seth Willey?ìSeth Willey came to this town about 1800, settling on road 32. His son Seth was born here, married Abigail Glines, and had four ions and six daughters, of whom Silas G., born in 1830, married first, Sarah S. Spencer, who died in 1862, and second, Mary B., daughter of Baldwin Martin, in 1873. He has had born to him two sons and two daughters, only one of whom, Emily E., born in 1879, is living. Mr. Willey resides at Peacham Hollow. ì [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Plates from "Mayhew's Great Exhibition of 1851"

      David Bogue,, London: 1851 - The 11 plates which comprise the total number of plates issued with this most humorous depiction of London at the time of the Great Exhibition, the first world-wide exhibition. The leaves of plates were laid into a covering (portfolio? sleeve?) lacking here. See OCLC: 2747350 & 220397735 for the plates with wrapper. The plates include: The Opening of the Great Industrial Exhibition of All Nations; The Dispersion of the Works of all Nations from the Great Exhibition of 1851; Odds & Ends, in, out, & about, The Great Exhibition of 1851; Some of the Drolleries of the Great Exhibtion of 1851; The first Shilling-day - going in.; The first Shilling-day - coming out.; The Opera Boxes, during the time of the Great Exhibition!; Manchester in 1851; London, in 1851; Looking for Lodgings; All the World going to See the Great Exhibition of 1851. Plates are oblong 4to, the paper measuring 32 x 50 cm. Very slightly toned. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Proof plate, "The Opening of the Great Hive of the World May 1 1851 or the Industrial Exhibition of All Nations", illustration from "1851 or, The adventures of Mr. and Mrs. Sandboys and family: who came up to London to 'enjoy themselves,' and to see the Great Exhibition"

      David Bogue,, London: 1851 - A proof plate on india paper. This busy view shows the pavilion as a "beehive shape, with the throngs watching the King and Queen move towards the entrance. The title appears in a banner which extends across the top of the sky. The backing paper is a little foxed, mostly on the verso, and there is a small marginal crescent shaped mark on the right edge, just touching the india paper. India paper 44.5 x 21.5 on paper with a slightly larger platemark, and paper 48.5 x 26.5 cm. Douglas 254. (The Works of George Cruikshank: Classified and Arranged with References to Reid's Catalogue and Their Approximate Values (1903) by Richard Douglas.) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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