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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]

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        View of the Great Exhibition

      Published by Lloyd Brothers & Co. 22 Ludgate Hill, & Simpkin Marshall & Co. Stationers Hall Court, London 1851 - This wonderful image of classical statues, was included in Day & Son's rare folio of lithographs illustrating the wonders of the Great Exhibition. This is a lovely image from a rare suite of lithographs by Day & Son entitled Recollections of the Great Exhibition of 1851 , published in London in the same year. This remarkable text is comprised of twenty-five hand coloured lithographs illustrating the various rooms and exhibits of the Great Exhibition. The works are lithographed by Day & Son after images by John Absolon, W. Goodall, C. T. Dolby, H. C. Pidgeon, Michael, and Wilson. This wonderful image depicts a room of classical statues in the Great Exhibition. The Great Exhibition of 1851, although it was the first truly international event of its kind, was prompted by the success of the French Industrial Exposition of 1844. The idea was initially ignored by the British Government, but under the enthusiastic patronage of Prince Albert, plans for the exhibition went ahead. Albert was keen that the 'Exhibition of All Nations' should be self-financing: Parliament still remained unconvinced. A fund of 230,000 pounds was raised and a board of Commissioners set up. The declared aims of the exhibition were to celebrate human progress in the form of manufacture, invention and good design, and to promote cooperation between nations. The size of the exhibition space was fixed at 700,000 square feet, and the government was persuaded to treat the Crystal Palace as a bonded warehouse so that no import duties were payable on goods imported for the exhibition. As it happened, and despite government skepticism, the event was a huge success, both nationally and internationally, and received over 6,000,000 visitors. The exhibition ranged in scope from ornamental furniture and modern machinery to an elaborate tent from Tunis. Abbey, Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland: In Aquatint and Lithography, 1770-1860 , no. 246. Hand coloured lithograph highlighted in gum arabic. Mounted on card as issued. In excellent condition with the exception of some discolouration in the margins. Image size: 11 x 14 3/4 inches.

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        Vue de la Place St Marc a Venise

      Lyon: le 21 Avril 1851 - Disegno a china di mm 505 x 390 su cartoncino a tinta paglierina. Firmata e datata. Rappresenta la Piazzetta di San Marco vista dal Molo, animata da molteplici e deliziose macchiette. Disegno architettonicamente molto dettagliato sebbene piuttosto accademico. Alexandre Augustin Thierriat (o Thierrat) pittore di fiori e acquarellista lionese (1789-1870). Allievo di Grognard de Revoil, dell'Accademia di Belle Arti di Lione dal 1808 al 1816, professore nello stesso Istituto dal 1823 al 1854. Espose "au Salon" dal 1817 al 1840 e ottenne una medaglia di 2° classe nel 1817. Il museo di Lione e di Puy conservano le sue opere. Fondatore della Galleria di Pittura.

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        The TRAVELLER'S And TOURIST'S GUIDE Through the United States of America, Canada, Etc. Containing the Routes of Travel by Steamboat, Stage and Canal; Together with Descriptions of, and Routes to, the Principal Places of Fashionable and Healthful Resort; with Other Valuable Information. Accompanied by an Entirely New and Authentic Map of the United States, Including California, Oregon, Etc., and a Map of the Island of Cuba.

      Lippincott Grambo & Co.,, Philadelphia: 1851 - Fold-out map [24-3/4" x 29-1/2"] at rear, entitled "A New Map of the United States, upon which are Delineated its Vast Works of Internal Communication, Routes across the Continent &c. Showing also Canada and the Island of Cuba." Map hand-colored in outline. Scale: ~ 65 mi = 1". 4 insets, including one depicting California & Oregon. While Howes categorizes this work as a derivative of Williams' earlier Appleton publication(s), the author, in his prefatory "To the Public", goes to great pains to reassure the reader this a new work, in which an "entirely new plan has been adopted.", a stance to which Clark & Graff agree. Further, research suggests, this the first Williams' publication to address California. This 1851 map not recorded by Wheat, TRANSMISSIPPI, though see entry 769 for the 1852 version. Wheat tells us the map "is largely based on Fremont but which carries much up-to-date information .". Somewhat uncommon on the commercial market, with the last copy to auction in 1999. Leather faded to dark tan. Old paper repair to top of rear hinge. Map with some age-toning along the two center horizontal fold-lines. Overall, a respectable VG+ copy. Original publisher's wallet-style purple leather binding, with gilt title stamping to one side. 12mo. 5-9/16" x 3-1/2". 1st edition (Clark III, 434; Graff 4687; New Howes W-487). iv, [5] - 216, [20] pp. Publisher catalogue last 20 pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The American lawyer, and business-man's form-book; containing forms and instructions for contracts, arbitration and award, assignments . &c., together with the laws of the various states on household and homestead exemptions from execution, deeds.: . .acknowledment of Deeds, Mechanics’ Lien, Collection of Depts, Limitation of Actions, Regulating Contracts, Chattel Mortgages, Rights of Married Women, Dower, Rates of Interest, Usury, and Wills; and a Map and Seal for Each State in the Union

      New York, Phelps, Fanning, & Co. ; Cincinnati, A. Ranney 1851 - Description: 359 p. Illus. (incl. Double maps) 19.5 cm. Subjects: Forms (Law) --United States. Commercial law --United States. Scattered minor, marginal foxing and shadow-staining. Full contemporary analine calf, recased. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and a contrasting gilt-blocked Morocco lable. An exceptional copy. Scans and additional detail on request. 1 Kg. 359 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Harmon and Williams, Printers., Portland. 1851 - .PLAN FOR SHORTENING THE TIME OF PASSAGE BETWEEN NEW YORK AND LONDON, WITH DOCUMENTS RELATING THERETO, INCLUDING THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE RAILWAY CONVENTION. [156, 14, 33, 8, 6, 3, 96, 44, 32pp]. Green cloth boards, decoratively stamped, gilt lettering on spine. ILLUSTRATED WITH 2 LARGE FOLDING MAPS, one is a "Map of the European and North American Railway. Showing its connection with the railways of the United States and Canada", drawn by A.B. Morton with an inset "Map showing the plan for shortening the transit between New York & London". The second map is a full sized representation of the inset in the first map and was lithographed by J.H. Buford and drawn by Robinson. This is a collection of 12 documents published in the U.S. and Canada about this railroad. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY JOHN A. POOR(see DAB) , A BOSTON LAND DEVELOPER TO COLONEL CHARLES Q. CLAPP A RAILWAY PROMOTER IN MAINE, BOTH OF WHOM ARE NAMED ON THE COMMITTEE FOR THE INSTITUTING OF THIS RAILWAY . One map is disbound. Ex-library but no external marks as such and no internal library cards. In addition there are minimal pencil markings and a library label inside front cover. Maps are delicate and have been repaired with document tape. APPARENTLY SCARCE AS IT SHOWS IN ONLY 12 LIBRAIRIES IN WORLDCAT WITH NO OFFERINGS ON THE NET. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        MONOGRAPH OF THE GENUS HELIX (part of Conchologia Iconica)

      London 1851 - 50 fine hand-coloured lithographic plates - March 1851 - May 1853; each plate accompanyied by a dated leaf of letterpress. Letterpress title page but without date, authors or printer; index [pp.20]. This would only appear to be a selection of the genus as in total 210 lithographs were published on Helix for Conchologia Iconica. Plates and text as follows: Helix Plate I- XXI, XXV, XXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX, XLIV-XLIX, LIII, LXVIII-LXXIV, LXXXVI, LXXXIX, XC, XCIV, XCV, XCVII-C and CLV. Bound in later plain black cloth with the title HELIX in gilt to the spine, very good with a little general wear and rubbing, slightly marked. Contents clean and tight, bookplate of Franics Hemming to the front paste-down, plates clean and crisp.A very good copy. Size: 4to (22 x 28cm) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      [New-Buda, Iowa]. Jan. 24, . 1851 - 22pp. manuscript. Folio. Loose sheets. Some dust soiling. Overall good. Lajos Kossuth's eloquent and impassioned appeal for Hungarian freedom from centuries of Austrian tyranny, here prepared by the leader of a community of Hungarian exiles living in Iowa. In a paragraph on the last page, Kossuth appoints Ughazi his representative to the United States. The manuscript seems to have been aimed at garnering American support for the Hungarian cause, soon after the failures of the revolution of 1848 and subsequent short-lived Hungarian republic led by Kossuth. New-Buda was the location of an early Hungarian settlement in Iowa. An important work of a leading Hungarian immigrant. EBERSTADT 163:284.

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        Mémoires d'un médecin - Ange Pitou

      Bruxelles : Alphonse Lebègue, Imprimeur-Éditeur 1851 - ~ 2 vol. ~ Vraisemblablement, l'ÉDITION ORIGINALE de ce roman, le 3ème volume de la série « Mémoires d'un médecin » qui marque la fin de la collaboration d'Auguste Maquet et Dumas, raison pour laquelle l'oeuvre aurait dû sortir pour la plupart de la plume de ce dernier. À l'époque, Dumas s'était installé à Bruxelles où il avait dû se réfugier pour échapper à ses créanciers. Aidé de son secrétaire Noël Parfait, il faisait imprimer aussi en Belgique les romans qu'il produisait sans arrêt pour éteindre ses dettes. Lors de sa parution sous forme de feuilleton dans La Presse il y en eut deux éditions de ce roman en 1851, l'une à Bruxelles chez Alphonse Lebègue (6 t.), l'autre à Paris chez Cadot (8 t.). Quelle a été devenue la première à sortir des presses on l'ignore quoiqu'on peut croire que Parfait se soit bien hâté d'encaisser quelques fonds déliés par l'éditeur bruxellois avant de remettre la copie du manuscrit à Cadot . Comme curiosité supplémentaire, les deux volumes portent sur les p.d.t., la signature autographe de Nicolás Avellaneda, homme de lettres et politicien, président de la République Argentine entre 1874 et 1880. ~ Pleine toile originale, décorée en or au dos et à froid sur les plats ~ 111; 127; 128; 127; 137; 43p ~ 15x10x5cm. ~ Infimes frottements aux couvertures, sinon, parfait état ~ LANGUAGE: Français / Additional images available/ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reisebilder aus Tanger, Algier und Tunis. 1. - 5. Theil in einem Band. Aus der Reihe historische-romantische Gemälde und Reisebilder

      Hartleben, Leipzig 1851 - das Buch ist in gutem Zustand,Einband etwas berieben/bestossen, Seiten altersbedingt nachgedunkelt, 5 Teile ca. 500 S. Deutsch 420g [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Series of Pamphlets by Orson Pratt, One of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. With Portrait

      R. James, Liverpool 1851 - 18 parts. Octavo [21 cm] contemporary 3/4 brown calf over marbled boards. Decorative blind stamping and gilt stamped title to backstrip. Very good. Light rubbing to extremities. Frontis present. Kinderhook fold out at the rear is present, but has come loose from the book (with a small piece attached at the gutter)Minor splitting and chipping to extremities of the plate. This is the more complete version with the "Three Nights' Public Discussion" pamphlet at rear. Pratt frontis present. Originally published as separate pamphlets. "O. Pratt's Works was an influential book. Its tracts were published at a time when the British Mission was producing many converts, most of them learned the tenets of Mormonism from Orson's pamphlets" - Peter Crawley. Flake/Draper 6542. Crawley 551. Mormon Imprints 32. Mormon Fifty 35. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Wuthering Heights and Agnes Grey

      Bernhard Tauchnitz 1851 - 336pp + 316pp. Two volumes rebound recently as one. A new edition revised, with a biographical notice of the authors, a selection from their literary remains, and a preface by Currer Bell'. Clean, tight and bright, a lovely copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Kenyon]
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        The History of the War in Afghanistan

      London: Richard Bentley, , 1851. From Unpublished Letters and Journals of Political and Military Officers employed in Afghanistan throughout the entire Period of British Connexion with that Country. 2 volumes octavo. Original brown combed cloth, title gilt to spines, panels in blind to the boards. Both volumes neatly recased, spines relined. A contemporary steel-engraved portrait of "Dost Mohamed Khan. From a Drawing by an Indian Artist" inserted as frontispiece to volume I, and a similar view of the "British Army before Cabul" from Nolan's History of the British Empire in India, similarly included in volume II, these plates not called for. Recased as noted, spines somewhat sunned, overall a little rubbed, internally lightly toned, but a very good, neatly restored set. First edition of the "the definitive account" (Bruce) Kaye was educated at Eton and the East India Company's college Addiscombe, which he described as 'a great nursery of Indian captains.' He was commissioned into the Bengal Artillery in 1833, but resigned his commission in 1841, turning to literature. He initially joined the staff of the Bengal Harkaru and in 1844 started the Calcutta Review, editing it and contributing nearly fifty articles on a wide range of political, military, and social subjects. He also published a novel, Long Engagements: a Tale of the Affghan Rebellion in 1846. "However, about 1845 Kaye returned to England for a professional literary career. In 1856 he entered the home civil service of the East India Company, and on the transfer of the government of India to the crown in 1858, he succeeded John Stuart Mill as secretary of the foreign department of the India Office" (ODNB). His carefully compiled "works are still used by historians." A pleasing set, extra-illustrated in a very minor way.

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        Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London. Volume the Twentieth. 1851. Part II.

      John Murray, London 1851 - 2 (advertisement leaf), iv, [2], iii, [1], (lxxiii)-xciii (listing of accessions to the Library), [1], 161-388 pages + 4, [4] pages advertisements + 3 folding maps. Original blue printed papered card boards with blue cloth spine. Page dimensions: 220 x 141mm.Contents of this volume includes: "Considerations on the Great Isthmus of Central America" by Captain Robert Fitz-Roy, on pages 161-189 pages + folding engraved map, with Fitz-Roy's route hand-coloured in red (small 15mm tear to lower margin of the map); "Tibet and Sefan" by Dr. Ch. Gutzlaff (communicated by Sir George Staunton), on pages 191-227; "On the Northern Frontier of Nepaul" by a member of the Napaulese Embassy in London (communicated by the President), on pages 252-254; "The Kubbabish Arabs between Dongola and Kordofan" by Mansfield Parkyns, on pages 254-275; "Notes taken during a Journey through Part of Northern Arabia, in 1848" by Dr George Aug. Wallin, on pages 293-344 + 1 folding engraved map; "Journal of an Expedition to explore the Interior of the Middle Island of New Zealand" by Thomas Brunner, on pages 344-378 + 1 folding engraved map, with Brunner's route hand-coloured in red (a 25mm tear to the lower margin of the map). Moderate rubbing and some staining to covers. A nice original copy. Partial newspaper clipping on Brunner tipped in to the first page of the Index at the rear. Several interesting articles in this issue. "The Bhraebung, situated to the W., contains above 5000 students. Many magicians are attached to this, as well as other monasteries. The Dalai-Lama passes likewise here many days during summer, on account of the magnificent surrounding country. In Samei there is a large printing-press, where the absurdities of Dalaism are perpetuated. The demand for the books is very great, each volume being equivalent to a relic, and hundreds of workmen are constantly emplyed to supply the wants of the Tibetans, Kalmucks, and Mongols." - from the article "Tibet and Sefan" by Dr Gutzlaff, page 216. Wallin's article describes his second trip into Arabia, in the disguise of a horse dealer. Wallin later became Professor of Oriental Languages at Helsinki University. ; 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Map of England And Wales, Constructed for the Use of the Schools of the British and Foreign School Society.

      London: C. Smith. 172 Strand. Jan. 1st 1851 - Overall dimensions 165 x 130 cm. Very large map of England and Wales printed over four conjoined sheets mounted on linen and fixed upon original wooden rollers, printed brief title label to upper roller. Original colour demarcating the counties. Slight fraying to upper edge of lower left sheet, occasional minor creasing, paper toned evenly, paper coming away from lower roller at lower left. A very handsome map.

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        Chess studies and End-Games Systematically Arranged, being a Complete Guide for Learners and Advanced Players

      iv+[3]+376 pages with diagrams. Octavo (8 3/4" x 5 1/2") issued in red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front cover and black vignettes and ruling to edges. (Betts: 23-2) First edition.The first part is a reprint of Kling and Horwitz's Chess Studies (1851), although Kling's contribution is here unacknowledged. The second part comprises 201 miscellaneous end-game studies by Horwitz, originally composted for and published in, the Chess Monthly 1879-1883.Bernhard Horwitz (1807-1885) was a German English chess master and chess writer. Horwitz was born in Neustrelitz, and went to school in Berlin, where he studied art. From 1837 to 1843, he was part of a group of German chess players known as "The Pleiades". He moved to London in 1845. In 1846, he lost a match against visiting master Lionel Kieseritzky, and another against Howard Staunton, losing 15.5-8.5. His best chess result was winning a match against Henry Bird in 1851. He played in the first international chess tournament, London 1851, again beating Bird in the first round, but losing to Staunton in the second and József Szén in the third. Horwitz's Chess Studies (1851), co-authored with Josef Kling, is an important work on the endgame study and endgames in general.Condition:Heal edges damp-stained, lacks frontispiece, corners bumped, spine darkened, spine ends rubbed through, soiled a good copy issued without jacket.

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        HISTORIA NATURAL DE LAS DROGAS SIMPLES ó curso de historia natural esplicado en la escuela de farmacia de Paris.

      Trad. Rmaon Ruiz. Imp. Manuel A. Gil. Madrid, 1851 - -1852. 22 cm. 4 vol.: (I) 496 pág. (II) 399 pág. (III) 532 pág. (IV) 312 pág. Ilustr. con grabados, en el texto. Cuatro vol. enc. en media piel, dorados en el lomo, puntas rasgadas. Señal de óxido y papel tostado. Palau 110711. Medicina i farmacia. Drogas. Libros modernos a partir de 1830 español

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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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Congrès international des échecs. Compte rendu du congrès de 1867 et des congrès d'échecs antérieurs

      xcii+480+[4 including errata] with diagrams and tables. Octavo (8 3/4" x 5r 1/2") bound in black cloth with original front wrapper laid on. (Bibliotheca van der Linde-Niemeijeriana: 5194). first edition.World exhibitions became a new phenomenon in the West in the nineteenth century. Scientific and technical progress were shown. Ten World Fairs were organized during the second half of the nineteenth century. Seven times an international chess tournament was part of the event (London 1851, London 1862, Paris 1867, Vienna 1873, Philadelphia 1876, Paris 1878, Paris 1900). Paris, the French capital, was host to a world's fair exhibition in the summer of 1867. Among the enormous buildings erected to house new developments in science, technology (of which the Krupp Cannon was the most impressive display), and art, a master chess tournament was organized from June 4th to July 11th. It was held at the Grand Cercle, 10 boulevard Montmartre, not far from the 1.2 kilometer row of machinery for the exhibition, the third tournament. Thirteen chess masters were invited to participate in double rounds, with a time limit of six minutes per move and draws counting as zero for both players. The participants included Ignat Von Kolisch from the Austrio-Hungarian empire, Wilhelm Steinitz and Sam Loyd playing on behalf of the United States of America, Symon Winawer and Hieronim Czarnowski from Poland, Gustav Neumann from Germany, Cecil Valentine De Vere from England, Jules De Riviere, Samuel Rosenthal, Emile D'Andre, and Eugene Rousseau from France, Celso Golmayo Zupide from Cuba, and Martin Severin From from Denmark. There was no formal organization to international events at the time, so beyond the matches and time controls being set, players seemingly encountered one another during the tournament according to availability and inclination. The prize purse was distributed among the top six finishers, with Kolisch earning 5000 Francs for first place, Winawer 2500 Francs for second, Steinitz 2000 Francs for third, Neumann and De Vere 1500 Francs each for fourth and fifth places, and De Riviere 1000 Francs for sixth. The top four finishers also received a Sèvres vase as an additional prize. Kolisch immediately liquidated his antique porcelain and invested in real estate which soon made him an extremely wealthy man, allowing him to be a generous patron to chess for decades afterwards. The problem tournament conducted during this event was won by Conrad Bayer ahead of Samuel Loyd. the first public women's chess was also played during this exhibition.Condition:Rebound in black cloth with original wrapper laid on front else a very good copy.

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        Ebner & Seubert 1860. 4°. VI., 1 Bl., 96 S., mit 19 (2 doppelblattgr.) chromolithogr. Tafeln, OHlwd.

      - Nissen 1851 - Simon, Vinaria 128 - Schöne 2395.- Erste Ausgabe. - Sehr seltenes Werk des Stuttgarter Weingärtners Christian Single (1816-1869) mit Abbildungen württembergischer Traubensorten wie Elbling, Trollinger, Muskateller, Gutedel, Limberger, Affentaler, Rothgipfler.- "Rarissime ampélographie allemande qui montre les cépages fameux du Württemberg" (Oberlé, Bibl. bachique 394).- Es gibt auch Exemplare, bei denen die ursprüngliche Verlagsangabe mit einem Schild "Ravensburg, E. Ulmer" überklebt ist.- Etw. braunfleckig, Ebd. leicht fleckig, insges. gutes Ex. im original Einband. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Battle of Palo Alto

      1851 - This 17" x 23" chromolithograph depicts the Battle of Palo Alto during the Mexican American War. Small punched out holes read "Brooklyn Public Library in bottom left hand corner. Foxing and staining around margins

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        Relacion De Los Debates De La Convencion De California

      New York 1851 - 436 pages. Ex-library with all the stamps and stickers. Edges on cover curled and worn. corners bumped and rubbed - heavy foxxing - all there with clean text and tight binding - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Capri. [Blick von einer Terrasse auf die Küste].

      -,, [Italien], 1851 - Orig. Bleistiftzeichnung, weiß gehöht. [Italien], -, o. J. [um 1851]. ca. 25,5 x 41 cm. Im Passepartout. Mit eighd. Sign. und Titel. - Weiss etw. berieben, leichte Gbrsp. Deutsch

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        Charles Sumner Discusses the Emerging Duty of the United States in Promoting Human Rights & World Peace Evoking the Declaration of Independence and Championing Louis Kossuth and his Exploits

      Boston 1851 - Autograph Letter Signed, Boston, October 26, 1851. "The influence, we are now able to wield, is a sacred trust, which should be exercised firmly, discreetly, in conformity with the Laws of Nations & with an anxious eye to the peace of the world, so as always to promote the great cause of Human Rights. Our example can do much" Transcript"Boston, Oct. 26th 1851Dear Sir,It will not be in my power to be present at Faneuil Hall long ; nor am I entirely satisfied, that it would be proper for me, holding the official position which I now do in the National Government, to take any part in the proceedings which you propose to institute.But though not present with you, & not undertaking to express any opinion on the precise matter in hand, I wish it to be understood that I can never fail to unite in every earnest and manly word, by which the sympathies of our country shall be extended to all in whatever land, who have been struck down, while defending the Rights of Man. To this cause we are pledged as a Nation by the Declaration of Independence ; & my heart warmly responds to the vow.Nor can I forbear to add, that the clemency which you invoke, from a powerful Government towards those whom it classes as political offenders, is in harmony with the Spirit of the Age & with the lessons of Christianity. It is a grace, which it can never be otherwise than honorable to ask & honorable to grant ;'Tis mightiest in the mightiest; it becomesThe throned monarch better than his crown.A recent instance enforces the appeal. Kossuth has at last passed from the house of bondage. His emancipation, promoted by the aspirations, the prayers & the express intervention of our Republic is an example to all nations ; while the brightness of his fame shews how vain it is for any earthly edict stigmatise as crime a sincere & generous effort for Human Freedom. Austria brands the great Hungarian as a traitor ; but an enlightened Public Opinion, the predestined Queen of the civilized world, already rejudges the justice of the tyrant Government. To these august judgments of this exalted authority mankind will bow ; No People for the sake of any seeming expediency of the hour can afford to sacrifice a principle of Justice on a sentiment of Humanity, & to thus peril the everlasting Verdict of History.In reaching across the sea to distant Turkey to plead for the freedom of the fugitive Kossuth, our Republic has done well ; & the Mohamedan Sultan, in consenting to his liberation, at extraordinary hazards, has taught a lesson of magnanimity to Christian states.But the step we have thus taken cannot be the last. With increasing power are increasing duties. The influence, we are now able to wield, is a sacred trust, which should be exercised firmly, discreetly, in conformity with the Laws of Nations & with an anxious eye to the peace of the world, so as always to promote the great cause of Human Rights. Our example can do much ; the magnetism of our national flag will be felt wherever it floats in foreign lands ; individual citizens may labor faithfully ; but all these will be incalculably quickened by a system of conduct, on the part of our Government, at home & abroad, which, while avoiding all improper interference with other countries & teaching the majesty of honest dealing ; shall show a prompt & benevolent sympathy with those vital principles ; without which our Republic is but a name. In this work, the Irishmen, & the children & grand-children of Irishmen, scattered in millions throughout the land, can help. Their native love of liberty & hatred of Oppression will here find an opportunity for action.Believe me, dear Sir,Very faithfully Yours,Charles Sumner"Charles Sumner of Massachusetts served in the U.S. Senate from 1851 to 1874, initially as a Free Soiler (a party that he helped found) and later as a Republican. He was a leader in Congress among the opponents of slavery, and instrumental in the impeachment p. (See website for full description)

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        The Scarlet Letter a Romance

      London: David Bogue, 1851. First UK edition. Original Cloth. Very Good. HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel. The Scarlet Letter, a Romance. London: David Bogue, 1851. Original brown cloth in custom case. Several black spots and discoloration on upper cover, wear to lower spine end. Front hinge expertly reinforced, otherwise Very Good condition. Internally Fine.& & FIRST ENGLISH EDITION of Hawthorne’s most famous novel. Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) novelist and short story writer was a central figure in the American literary renaissance of the 19th century. Drawing heavily on his Puritan legacy, his writings revealed a dark view of human nature and were some of the first to successfully examine the hidden motivations within character.

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        The Stones of Venice, 3 volumes

      Smith, Elder, and Co. 1851, 1853, London - Vol. 1 (1851): xv, [1], 413 pp; errata slip tipped in at rear; 21 plates (drawn by the author), including four in color; Vol. 2 (1853): vi, [2], 394 pp; 20 plates, including two in color; Vol. 3 (1853): [2], 362 pp; 12 plates (including one in color). All plates are present and where called for. 4to, t.e.g., gilt title; recently professionally recased in evergreen linen cloth boards, with new endpapers and headbands. Short closed tears to rear blanks of vol. 1 (one blank a little chipped); interior pages are lightly age-toned, as usual. All volumes are first editions. One of Ruskin's most important treatises on architecture that grew out of his careful and detailed exploration of architectural monuments. Overall, a fine and attractive set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Harlequin Duck

      C. Hulmendel, London 1851 - Image Size : 330x505 (mm), 13x19.875 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 365x535 (mm), 14.375x21 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring, Lithograph Very Good, mild water stain in the upper right corner.

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        FLORENCE SACKVILLE. Or, Self Dependence: An Autobiography

      Smith, Elder & Co. London.,1851. FIRST EDITION. 3 volumes. 8vo. (7.2 x 4.4 inches). iii-viii,312; ii,292; ii,313pp. Bound without half titles. Last leaf of volume 3 laid down, otherwise a generally clean, bright set bound in recent half tan calf. Spines with raised bands, red titles labels, gilt. The compartments lettered and ruled in gilt. Marbled paper on boards. Not in Sadleir or Wolff.:

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        Plan Of The Town Of Meriden.

      Philadelphia 1851 - Lithograph with original hand color; with original wooden rollers; re-mounted on new linen & fully stabilized; several secured splits, some losses, restoration to non-essential border areas; good. Richly illustrated map of Meriden, dubbed the ¿Silver City¿ for the numerous silver manufacturers once operating there. Beginning around the period of this map, this mid-sized central Connecticut city was an industrial dynamo through the mid-20th century. Two of the vignettes depict early industrial operations, while several others are noted on the plan. Interestingly, several tin shops are indicated on the map; these may have been precursors to the city¿s silver industry. Several churches are also illustrated, including the still standing Congregational Church. This work actually consists of two plans¿one of the entire town and another of its central village. The latter provides the names and locations of local residents. Several manuscript notations in an early hand supplement the printed information on the map. Thomson 80.

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        Sindh, and the Races That Inhabit the Valley of the Indus - Author's Presentation Copy Sind

      Wm H. Allen & Co., London 1851 - Presentation Copy . "From the Author" inscribed in secretarial hand. With Notices of the Topography and History of the Province. viii, 422 pages, bound in half morocco leather over marbled boards, folding map on blue paper as issued, some rubbing to extremities, otherwise a very good copy. In 1844 Richard Burton began working with the Bombay Army Survey Dept. travelling throughout the newly annexed Sindh province of India. In 1851 his research on the population, customs, literature and language of the area was first published. The book is extremely scarce and is still being used by the Government in Sindh (today's Pakistan) to teach young people about early Sind. Penzer 40. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Agriculture of New-York ... Volume III [Natural History of New York]

      Albany, NY: Charles Van Benthuysen. 1851. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good-. A very good- copy in cloth with ex-library marks; slight wear to head & foot of spine. 4to vii,[1]pp+ plates. Spine and half-title: Natural History of New York. Third volume (plate volume) of Part Five; text consisting of Emmons' preface and a list of the plates. Exterior as noted (wear chiefly to head and foot of spine and corners), slight creases/browning to a few plates, else a very sound copy internally of a scarce volume. This book contains 85 color plates of; pears, apples, cherries, nectarines, etc. from 1851! Very beautiful, these are the type of plates that are framed and sold individually.

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        The Works

      Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, , 1851-60. Comprising: The Prose Works, 28 volumes: The Poetical Works, 12 volumes: The Waverley Novels, 48 volumes: Lockhart's Life of Scott, 10 volumes. 98 volumes octavo (161 × 98 mm). Contemporary half calf, marbled boards, red and green morocco labels, gilt milled bands, compartments gilt with floral centre-tool, foliate corner-pieces, paired gilt and blind fillets to the spine and corner edges, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Each volume with engraved frontispiece and series title. A little rubbed on the boards, mild chafing at the extremities, a few head-caps a little chipped, two labels scuffed, light browning, but overall very good. A highly appealing set of Scott's works, the first volume of each section has a contemporary green morocco gift label: "Emily from her Father, 1861".

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        Tender for the Locomotive Croton designed by Walter Mc. Queen

      F. Mone; E Deicke, New York 1851 - Image Size : , Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 580x760 (mm), 22.875x29.875 (Inches), Hand Colored, Wood Engraving Very Good, some wear along the central fold, laid on acid free paper for long term preservation.

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        [Photo Album]: Victorian Snapshots

      New York. [circa 1890s]. Oblong quarto. Brown cloth album with "photographs" stamped in gilt on the front board measuring 7.5" x 10.5". A collection of 153 sepia tone or cyanotype photographs measuring between 1.5" x 1.5" to 3.5" x 4.5" affixed to cardboard pages, the vast majority are captioned. Album is very good with rubbing and worn corners with very good or better photographs with some rubbing and edgewear. A collection of 153 Victorian-era snapshots from the 1890s mostly from Cooperstown and the surrounding areas in New York State with the card of Mrs. Alice A. Landfield (1851-1916) laid in. The album shows a summer outing on Lake Pleasant with numerous pictures of families on the lakeside, in cabins, tents, on boats, and posing on top of boulders. Photographs of the family posing with newborns, children dressed in bonnets, as well as two fishing trip photos and the surrounding landscape of upstate New York including a variety of waterfalls. One photograph captioned "a favorite retreat" depicts a woman resting next to a bicycle she has just dismounted. The last few pages show an old school house with children playing and two photos are of a young black boy in a straw hat. A reasonably large and very pleasing collection of early amateur photography focusing on life in New York just before the turn of the century. .

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        Mémoires et correspondance de Mallet du Pan pour servir a l'histoire de la Révolution Française. [1794 a 1800] / Recueillis et mis en ordre, par A. Sayous

      - Paris: Amyot, Libr. - J. Cherbuliez, 1851.- 2 Vols. (2 h., XII,464 p., 1 h.; 2 h., 512 p., 1 h.); 4º (21,6 cm.); Excelente impresión sobre papel de hilo blanco y fuerte; Media Piel puntas época de fina ejecución, lomo cuajado en oro con 2 tejuelos y 5 nervios, los planos con filetes en seco, cortes pintados.- La encuadernación magnífica, tiene algunos roces en las esquinas y bordes, que han sido restaurados. Las primeras y últimas hojas de cada tomo tienen mínimas señales de óxido. EN GENERAL MUY BUEN ESTADO. RARO. Livre en français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Scalp Hunters, or Romantic Adventures in Northern Mexico

      Charles J. Skeet 1851 - Rare First Edition of The Scalp Hunters; or, Romantic Adventures in Northern Mexico by Captain Mayne Reid. Three volumes in original blue cloth. Good only as gilt on spine faded, boards rubbed and marked. All three volumes dated 1851 on the title page. Pages: 307, 309 and 299. No catalogues/adverts. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Edward Bulwer-Lytton

      58 - London - G. Routledge and Co 1851 - The works of Edward Bulwer-Lytton, complete in twenty volumes. The set consists of The Last of the Barons, The Caxtons, Zanoni, The Disowned, The Last Days of Pompeii, Eugene Aram, Devereux, Paul Clifford, Godolphin, Ernest Maltravers (in two volumes), My Novel (in two volumes), Pilgrims of the Rhine, Lucretia, Rienzi, Harold, Leila, Night and Morning and Pelham. Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton PC (25 May 1803 18 January 1873), was an English politician, poet, playwright, and novelist. He was immensely popular with the reading public and wrote a stream of bestselling dime-novels which earned him a considerable fortune. He coined several phrases that would become cliches, especially the great unwashed, pursuit of the almighty dollar, the pen is mightier than the sword, as well as the famous opening line It was a dark and stormy nightPelham brought him public acclaim and established his reputation as a wit and dandy. Its intricate plot and humorous, intimate portrayal of pre-Victorian dandyism kept gossips busy trying to associate public figures with characters in the book. With an illustratedfrontispiece to each volume. Previous owner's ink stamps to front pastedown and title page of each volume of George Hallett and James Dangerfield. Binder's stamp to each front pastedown ofMacLeHose of Glasgow. Condition: In half calf bindings with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, generally smart with slight shelfwear. Chipping or lifting to leather spine labels of fifteen volumes. One spine label missing. Cracking to one joint. Internally, firmly bound. Previous owner's ink stamps to front pastedown and title page of each volume. Foxing to first and last few pages, otherwise generally bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memoirs of the Life of the Late John Mytton, Esq., of Halston, Shropshire . . . with Notices of his Hunting, Shooting, Driving, Racing, Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits. By Nimrod [pseud].

      London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1851. - A handsome copy of one of the classics of sporting literature in its best edition. 8vo, navy blue full crushed morocco by Wallis, gilt rules, decorations and lettering, a.e.g. Engraved title and 18 hand colored plates. Original blue cloth front cover and spine bound in. Bound without the four pages of terminal ads. Abbey, Life in England, 385; Tooley 68. Edges very slightly rubbed; fine copy, enclosed in a quarter morocco clamshell box. Third edition, third issue; this is the first edition to contain the life of Apperley by Robert Surtees. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dry Leaves from Young Egypt. By an Ex-Political

      London, James Madden, , 1851. Second Edition. [With a new Preface.] Octavo, original blue cloth, gilt, title gilt to spine on decorative banderolle with palm and palmetto leaves, portrait of the "Khan of Khypore" within decorative borders gilt to the upper board and in blind to the lower. Coloured lithographic frontispiece and 12 tinted lithographic plates, 2 folding genealogies, tables to text. Bookplate of C. E. Rusbridge to the front pastedown. A little rubbed, light browning, but overall a very good copy. First published in 1849, a further edition was published in 1851. Eastwick had been a moderating influence on Company conduct in Sindh, but after he was invalided home, control of policy had fallen to Sir Charles Napier who was opposed by Outram, the dedicatee of the present work. "Open antagonism was growing between the two men, partly perhaps because Outram had lost his independent status and been brought under Napier's control, but within it there was also a fairly clear policy dispute over the nature of British rule in India and the place of former rulers, such as the amirs of Sind. Napier believed that the amirs were feudal relics, oppressors of the poor, and were opposed to all change that would bring prosperity at the loss of their power. While he may not have deliberately goaded the amirs into making war against the British, he certainly did not regret that their actions gave him an excuse for abolishing their power." (ODNB) Eastwick states the case of the Amirs with some force; "When we say that Mir Rustam Khan was wronged, we do not, like Sir W. Napier, assert a thing at second-hand, on hearsay. We know it. We saw this wrong committed with our eyes - we heard it with our ears - and what is more, we can prove it."

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        The Brasilian Navigator; or Sailing Directory for all the Coasts of Brasil, etc. 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.

      London: Printed for Richard Holmes Laurie, Chart-seller to the Admiralty, 1851 - Octavo. Original grey card wraps, printed paper label to the upper panel, rebacked in close to matching paper. 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. Coastal profiles to the text. 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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        The Works of

      Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1851 - Presented to Mr. John H.(olmes) Goodenow as a Premium for excellence in Declamation Leonard Woods Bowdoin College July 3, 1852." John Holmes Goodenow was born in Alfred, Maine in September 1833, the scion of two families who were giants in early Maine politics His father was Judge Daniel Goodenow and his mother, the daughter of Senator John Holmes. A graduate of Bowdoin College in the class of 1852, he studied law with his father and was admitted to the bar in 1855, practicing his profession in Alfred as a partner of Nathan Dane Appleton. He represented Alfred in the Maine House in 1859 and in the Senate in 1861 and 1862. President of the Senate in both years, he was appointed by President Lincoln to replace Judge Goddard as Consul General to Constantinople upon the latter's resignation in 1864, becoming Secretary of the Legation in Turkey from 1873 to 1875 First edition. Printed by Houghton and Haywood. 6 vols., 8vo. Frontispiece. Bound in contemporary speckled calf, black leather title labels. VG, one hinge cracked [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Memoirs of the Late John Mytton, Esq. of Halston, Shropshire, formerly M.P. for Shrewsbury, High Sheriff for the Counties of Salop and Merioneth, and major of the North Shropshire Yeomanry Calvary .

      New Sporting Magazine, London 1851 - 218pp + 8 pp ads. 18 hand coloured plates by H Alken and T J Rawlins. . with notices of his Hunting, Shooting, Driving, Racing Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits. The sought-after Third Edition Includes a memoir of Nimrod. G : in Good condition with quarter leather slipcase. Covers rubbed. Corners bumped. Inner hinges cracked. Frontis tissue-guard loose. Heraldic bookplate to front pastedown. Occasional light marking within [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      1851 - 12mo., pp. vi, [2], 379, [1], with 8 pp. publisher's catalogue at end; rose-madder wavy-grain cloth, blocked in blind and lettered in gold; a good, crisp copy, but with a few marks to front cover, stain to back cover and endpapers, spine dull.First edition in book form of Kingsley's first novel, and the scarcest (in original condition) according to Sadleir. Yeast was inspired by Kingsley's passionate reaction to contemporary social unrest in town and country. It first appeared in Fraser's Magazine in 1848, the year of the Chartist demonstration. Conservative forces persuaded the publisher to make Kingsley cut the serial short and not, at that time, publish it in book form. Lancelot Smith, a rich and rather frivolous young man, is thrown from his horse while hunting near the country estate of Squire Lavington. During his convalescence at the Squire's house, where he is recovering from a broken leg, he makes the acquaintance of Lavington's gamekeeper, Paul Tregarva, and his eyes are opened to the appalling living conditions of the rural poor, who 'sleep like pilchards in a barrel' and 'are fed worse than a hound'. Lancelot's sympathies begin to change and, inspired by the visionary prophet Barnakill, he decides to embark upon a philanthropic mission with Tregarva. During the course of the novel Lancelot also falls in love with the Squire's eldest daughter, Argemone, who, having bravely nursed the sick during a typhus epidemic, contracts the disease and dies.Yeast is a rather stilted fiction, something which Kingsley himself acknowledges in the Epilogue as he refers to the 'fragmentary and unconnected form of the book.' It is, however, an unusual rural contribution to the 'condition of England' genre, which was dominated by novels concerned with urban poverty, such as Hard Times (1854) and Gaskell's North and South (1855). Sadleir 1341; Wolff 3814 ('not a nice copy').

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      - Las galas del amor. Fantasías por Gavarni. Texto por Traducción de la Sociedad Literaria bajo la dirección de D. Wenceslao Ayguals de Izco.- Madrid, Imprenta de Don Wenceslao Ayguals de Izco, 1851; 2 tomos en folio holandesa de la época, 1º, 2 hojas, 330 páginas y 1 hoja. 16 láminas. 2º, 2 hojas, 370 páginas, 1 hoja. 15 láminas. Palau nº 166016. Las lámias son en color y con los márgenes bordados. Texto enmarcado. Obra típicamente romántica con bellas láminas hechas por Gavarni. Ejemplar completo con algunas manchas en el papel.

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