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        James's Traveler's Companion. Being a Complete Guide Through the Western States, to the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific, via the Great Lakes, Rivers Canals, Etc.

      Cincinnati: By J. A. & U. P. James, 1851. - 8vo., (6 1/8 x 4 1/8). Folding frontispiece "Map of the Mississippi River," 2 copies present (slightly toned), folding "Map of the Ohio River" (separating along fold), 2 full-page maps, one in-text map (one or two spots), 6 in-text illustrations. Original publisher's brown cloth, the front cover and spine decorated and lettered in gilt, rear cover stamped in blind (extremities worn with loss). Provenance: Contemporary manuscript ownership inscription of William McNeice to front free endpaper. First edition. "We have endeavored to make a book that will merit reading; and be what its name indicates, a pleasing companion for the traveler; - a book that will not only give him the name and location of places along the principal thoroughfares, but will abound with incidents of a noel and entertaining character, which he will wish to remember, and delight to read. Besides, the character of the soil, resources, present and future prospects, together with the past history of most places in the Mississippi Valley, and along the Gulf and Lake shores, pass in review before the reader. All of the principal routes in the West, South, and North, together with those leading from thence to the East, are fully and correctly given" (from the Preface). This copy mistakenly includes two copies of the map of the Mississippi River. One of the rarer mid-19th century travel guides. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. Bookseller Inventory #72MMS67. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eight maps from the survey to create a trade route across the Tehuantepec Isthmus.] Plan of that part of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec between the Jaltepec River and the Pacific Plains; Embracing all of the Engineering difficulties. [&] Chart of the Entrance and Channel of the Boca-Barra. [&] Mouth of the Coatzacoalcos River. [&] Map of the Coatzacoalcos River. [&] Map of the River Uspanapa. [&] Sketch of the Mouth of the Coatzacoalcos River. [&] Charts of the Ports of Laventosa & Salina Cruz. [&] Map of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec embracing all Surveys of the Engineering & Hydrographic Parties and Shewing the Proposed route of the Tehuantepec Rail Road.

      1851 - New York & New Orleans: the Tehuantepec Rail Road Company, 1847-1851. Eight engraved & lithographic maps, dissected and laid on linen, with the labels of French mapseller Andriveau-Goujon, with cloth gilt slipcase. Some spotting, some old manuscript. A series of maps of Mexico created during an attempt to create a trade route by canal and railroad across the Mexican Isthmus of Tehuantepec, linking the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific, half a century before the Panama Canal. The rights to build a canal of railroad here were sold by Mexican President Santa Anna, and passed through the hands of a British bank before becoming the property of Peter A. Hargous and the Tehuantepec Rail Road Company of New Orleans in 1849. After funding surveys and buying land, the project failed because of disagreements between the Mexican and U.S. governments. Hargous sold his stock, reporting losses of $5 million. The government of Panama proved to be more amenable to American companies.

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

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

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        Autograph Letter Signed, 8vo, 2pp., on personalized stationery, "Greenfield" Manor Road, Sidmouth, S. Devon, England, February 15, 1937.

      - Oliver Lodge (1851-1940) was a physicist involved in the development of wireless telegraphy. He is credited with coining the term, "coherer." He was also a socialist and member of the Fabian Society, co-authoring "Public Service versus Private Expenditure" with Sidney Webb, George Bernard Shaw and Sidney Ball. He writes in response to a request to write his biography. "Dear Madam, In reply to your kind letter of 14th asking to write a biography of me - I expect you are not aware that - in 1934 I published through Marshall Morgan & Co. of 11/12 Paternoster Building, London, my book Memories of a Scientific Life - price 5 (pounds) - in which I gave the full story of my career. and Sir Oliver Lodge wrote a Foreword to it. As this book has not yet sold out its first Edition I should not like to do anything to hinder its sale by the publication of another biography yet a while. It would hardly be fair to the publishers who have perhaps not yet recovered their outlay on it. In any event I could hardly give any more information about myself than is contained in these memories. I would suggest your obtaining a copy of it for reference." He signs,in full, "Ambrose Fleming," and adds in a post script, "P.S. Perhaps some serial could be written without injury to the 'Memories.'" [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Gang of 25 Sea Island Cotton and Rice Negroes (Slave Sale Broadside)

      [Charleston, South Carolina}, 1851. Approximately 8" x 10". Broadside printed on stiff, dark tan paper. Dampstains, creasing and small tears with old paper reinforcement and repair on reverse. Advertises the sale of twenty-five slaves (by name, age, and skill) to be held at Ryan's Mart (the largest slave market in Charleston) on 5 September 1851. Includes "prime" field hands, a cook, a carpenter, and young teenager with a "slight defect in knee from a broken leg." De Saussure was one of the preeminent slave traders in Charleston and lived in a large, beautiful house on East Battery not far from Ryan's Mart. Interestingly, the auction must not have not have been successful as near identical broadsides were published a year later advertising the sale of the same slaves. Quite scarce. This particular broadside is not listed in WorldCat, the Library of Congress, or the Smithsonian, however at least five other De Saussure slave auction posters are held by various institutions.. Broadside. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        sefer GAL EVANIM kilel hamatzevot liket vekhiber otna Aaron Luzzatto ba'ir Triesti

      Trieste 1851 - [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Harper's New Monthly Magazine Volume III June to November 1851 [Moby-Dick, The Town-Ho's Story]

      Harper and Brothers, 1851. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. New York: Harper and Brothers Publishers, 1851. Half leather binding over textured floral patterned cloth. Volume III, June to November. A handsome volume, which contains the story "Town's Ho" by Herman Melville, which would later become Chapter 54 in Moby Dick. This magazine therefore contains the first of any material from Moby Dick to ever be published. In Good+ Condition. Contents firmly bound. Former owner name penned to front free end paper, and in pencil on title page. No marking in text, though pages show heavy foxing throughout. Boards show rubbing and edge wear. Solid binding, with beautiful raised bands and gilt stamping at spine still strong. An impressive volume of historical note.

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        Autograph letter signed to James Gibson regarding the Homebush race meeting

      Government House, Sydney: 12 May, 1851. Manuscript letter, 230 x 180 mm., laid paper folded to form four pages, excellent condition. "Busy preparing for the Homebush meeting" Original letter concerning a race meeting at Homebush in 1851. Fitzroy thanks James Gibson, head agent for the Van Diemen's Land company, for sending four deer from Tasmania, and goes on to discuss the imminent race: 'we are busy preparing for the Homebush meeting which it is expected will eclipse those of former years.' The letter dates from the earliest phase of racing at Homebush, at a time when George FitzRoy served as secretary to his father Governor-General Sir Charles FitzRoy (former Governor of New Zealand and commander of the Beagle expedition). Horseracing was enjoyed from the earliest days of the colony: the First Fleet had collected horses at Cape Town and the first thoroughbreds arrived from Britain in 1802. Hyde Park was the site of our first race ground, followed by Bellevue Hill and Camperdown. Some years later, in March 1841, the first Homebush races attracted a staggering 9000 of the city's 45,000 inhabitants. The Australian Jockey Club, which had been formalised in 1842 and continued to hold race meetings at Homebush and Randwick, attracted the best and brightest in the colony, including army officers, entrepreneurs and aristocrats such as the Fitzroys. By the mid-nineteenth century Australian bloodlines had been refined with expensive imported Arabians, many from India, and owning a champion became a sure path to social prestige in the flourishing colony.

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        A Tahitian and English Dictionary , with Introductory Remarks on the Polynesian Language, and a Short Grammar of the Tahitian Dialect: with an Appendix containing a list of Foreign Words used in the Tahitian Bible, in Commerce, etc., witk (sic) the sources from whence they have been derived

      Tahiti: Printed at the London Missionary Society's press, 1851. Octavo, a very attractive copy in fine clean condition, in a contemporary binding of marbled sheep, flat spine decorated in gilt, red leather label. The first Tahitian-English dictionary. First edition: a beautifully produced book, printed by the missionaries in Tahiti. The first complete dictionary of the Tahitian language, this was the first such book of its kind to be printed in Tahiti, and was only the third dictionary printed in the Pacific (preceded only by Andrews, Hawaiian Vocabulary, printed at Lahaina in 1836; and a Tongan dictionary of 1841). The first attempt at a Tahitian vocabulary by Guillaume de Humboldt had appeared in Berlin in 1843, appended to a larger work on the languages of the Marquesas Islands and Tahiti by Johann Carl Eduard Buschmann. The compiler, John Davies (1772-1855), was a pioneer missionary in the Pacific; he had compiled a short grammar of Tahitian which was printed on the mission's press in 1823. His grammar also appears here, revised and printed for only the second time as part of this larger work. The important dictionary was the result of the collective work of the first missionaries sent to Tahiti by the London Missionary Society, edited by Davies, with considerable input from his colleague missionary Orsmond. The dictionary contains over 10,000 words, many of which have since fallen out of use.

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        Nuova California (Stati Uniti dell'America Settentrionale).

      1851 - Naples, 1851. Original colour. Printed area 430 x 590mm. A scarce and unusual map of the Southwestern United States surrounded by copious text in Italian giving details about the countryside, its products and inhabitants. With an inset of Monterey and San Francisco Bay. In this map Marzolla has updated Hypolite Ferry's map of 1850 by including extensive notes throughout. This map gives details of the situation of local tribes, the caravan routes, gold regions and a French colony is shown north of the Umqua River.

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        Atlas der Geburtskunde mit Einschluss der Lehre von den übrigen Fortpflanzungsvorgängen im weiblichen Organismus. I. Abtheilung. Physiologie und Diätetik (alles was erschienen).

      Erlangen, F. Enke, 1851.. Folio. 11 S. Mit 19 lithographierten Tafeln. Leinenband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel.. Nicht bei Garrison-M. und Waller. - Der komplette Tafelteil zum unvollendet gebliebenen Hauptwerk. Kiwisch von Rotterau (1814-1852) "der Schöpfer der modernen deutschen Gynäkologie und hervorragendste Lehrer der Geburtshilfe. Seine Geburtskunde ... muss geradezu als ein epochemachendes Werk bezeichnet werden ... Während die anderen gleichzeitig erschienenen Werke noch immer den Stand der Wissenschaft im 18. Jahrhundert widerspiegeln, ist das Kiwische ein vollkommen modernes, welches noch immer die Basis aller, seitdem erschienenen Hand- und Lehrbücher bildet" (Hirsch-H. III, 543). - Text und Tafeln etwas stockfleckig. Mit durchgehendem, schwachem Wasserrand. Am Rand mit Knickfalten. Einbandkanten leicht beschabt. Besitzvermerk "Dr. A. Rosenberger" auf dem Vorsatzblatt.

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        The Great South Sea Caterpillar transform'd into a Bath butterfly

      Henry Bohn, no date, but, London 1851 - Handcoloured engraving, 350 x 250 mm.; fine, framed. Sir Joseph Banks emerges from his chrysalis. Rare satirical cartoon of Sir Joseph Banks, ridiculed for using the Royal Order of the Bath for self-promotion. Portraits of Banks by the most famous artists of the day strengthened his position as the great statesman of science, recognised by the king with the award of the Order of the Bath for increasing Britain's scientific, imperial and commercial reputation. But as social conditions in Britain were harsh, every opportunity was taken by the leading cartoonists to attack the monarchy and the people seen to be celebrated as their appointed heroes. In this light, the award to Banks attracted easy criticism, only exacerbated by the change that the award represented to the nature of the Order: although inaugurated by George I, for most of the eighteenth century it had been awarded chiefly for political, military or diplomatic appointments. Only towards the end of the century did it come to be more broadly given, with Banks one of the earliest to be so endowed. Gillray was certainly unimpressed, describing the great man with mock scientific rigour in the engraved text: 'Description of the New Bath Butterfly? taken from the Philosophical Transactions for 1795. This insect first crawl'd into notice from among the Weeds & Mud on the Banks of the South Sea and being afterwards placed in a warm situation, by the Royal Society, was changed by the heat of the Sun into its present form - it is notic'd and Valued Solely on account of the beautiful Red which encircles its Body, & the Shining Spot on its Breast; a Distinction which never fails to render Caterpillars valuable?'. This print was first printed and sold by in 1795. Gillray died in 1815 and his estate was subject to a large sale some twenty years later. Although Nan Kivell (p.17) notes an 1830 impression of The Great South Sea Caterpillar, the majority of the original copper plates came into the possession of London publisher Henry Bohn who made fresh impressions for a collected edition of Gillray's work sold in 1851. This print is a Bohn impression (indicated by the number engraved in the top right-hand corner) and presumably dates from the 1851 collected edition.

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        The Great South Sea Caterpillar, transform'd into a Bath Butterfly

      J. Gillray, n.d., London 1851 - Original etching, 350 x 250 mm.; fine; mounted. (Two caricatures verso). From among the Weeds & Mud on the Banks of the South Sea. Rare satirical cartoon of Sir Joseph Banks, ridiculed for using the Royal Order of the Bath for self-promotion. Portraits of Banks by the most famous artists of the day strengthened his position as the great statesman of science, recognised by the king with the award of the Order of the Bath for increasing Britain's scientific, imperial and commercial reputation. But as social conditions in Britain were harsh, every opportunity was taken by the leading cartoonists to attack the monarchy and the people seen to be celebrated as their appointed heroes. In this light, the award to Banks attracted easy criticism, only exacerbated by the change that the award represented to the nature of the Order: although inaugurated by George I, for most of the eighteenth century it had been awarded chiefly for political, military or diplomatic appointments. Only towards the end of the century did it come to be more broadly given, with Banks one of the earliest to be so endowed. Gillray was certainly unimpressed, describing the great man with mock scientific rigour in the letterpress: 'Description of the New Bath Butterfly? taken from the Philosophical Transactions for 1795 (on publication of the first issue). This insect first crawl'd into notice from among the Weeds & Mud on the Banks of the South Sea and being afterwards placed in a warm situation, by the Royal Society, was changed by the heat of the Sun into its present form - it is notic'd and Valued Solely on account of the beautiful Red which encircles its Body, & the Shining Spot on its Breast; a Distinction which never fails to render Caterpillars valuable?'. First issued in 1795 and re-issued in this form in 1851, this etching is from Henry Bohn's folio of Gillray's etchings.

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        The exposition of 1851... Second edition with additions. Presentation inscription on half-title

      London: John Murray, 1851. <p>Babbage, Charles. The exposition of 1851; or, views of the industry, the science, and the government, of England. London: John Murray, 1851. Diced calf ca. 1851, gilt spine, skillfully rebacked, retaining original spine. First and last leaves lightly foxed, but otherwise a fine, clean copy. xvi, 289 [1]pp. (lacks publisher&#39;s adverts.). 214 x 136 mm. Provenance: Inscribed on the half-title in Babbage&#39;s hand: "M. C. Plowden Esqre. M. P. from the Author." Babbage presented this copy to a member of parliament, possibly with the hope of influencing government policy toward funding his calculating engines.</p>

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        Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nations, 1851. OFFICIAL DESCRIPTIVE AND ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE. In Three Volumes (plus 2 supplementary volumes).

      London, Spicer Brothers; W. Clowes and Sons, 1851.5 VOLUMES COMPLETE SET, 1851 - 1852, FIRST EDITIONS IN PRESENTATION RED LEATHER BINDINGS, THE FIRST 3 VOLUMES EACH WITH LITHOGRAPHED PRESENTATION PAGE with hand - written inscription signed by the Spicer Brothers and William Clowes to Mr Day of Day and Son, lithographers to the Queen and printer of the colour plates in this work. Volumes I - III dated 1851, Volume IV undated, Volume V dated 1852. Large thick 8vos, approximately 255 x 175 mm, 10 x 7 inches, extra illustrated title page in Volume I designed by John Tenniel, profusely illustrated with maps, charts, coloured and black and white plates, many folding, numerous illustrations in the text, pages: Vol. I, cxcii, 478, 2 large folding plans highlighted in colour, 2 single page charts, 24 full page plates, 2 folding, 1 double page sepia lithograph; Vol. II, (4), 479 - 1002, 6 chromolithographs, 96 full page plates, 1 folding; Vol. III, (4), 1003 - 1469, (1), 150 full page plates; Vol. IV, xxviii, (2), 1471 - 1512; liv, 1 - 211; 1 - 76; 1 - 15, (8 - Adverts), 2 large folding plans, folding coloured chart, double page plan, 126 full page plates, 5 double page; Vol. V, (4), cxx, 1 - 867, (16), 3 chromolithographs. Numerous text illustrations, many full page illustrations in all volumes. Bound in original publisher's deluxe full dark red leather binding, embossed decoration and large central gilt illustration to both covers, royal coat of arms and gilt lettering to spine, all edges gilt, pale yellow endpapers. Contents: Volume I, Raw Materials, Classes 1 to 4, Machinery, Classes 5 to 10; Volume II, Manufactures, Classes 11 to 19, Fine Arts, Class 30, Colonies. Volume III, Foreign States; Volume IV, Supplement, additional illustrations, 2 Reports of the Commissioners plus Appendices; Volume V, Reports by the Juries. Bindings rubbed, slight wear to head and tails of spines, tiny crack at top of lower hinge on Volume I, spines unevenly faded to tan, Volume V slightly faded on upper cover at top edge, gilt on spines rubbed with loss of gilt, gilt to covers bright, spine edges rubbed, a little surface chipping to edges of some boards, 3 small scrapes to surface at fore - edge of upper cover on Volume III, some corners slightly worn, very slight light foxing to some endpapers, pale age - browning to 2 plates in Volume I, pale age - browningh to some gatherings in Volume V. A very good tight clean set. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST. A heavy set which will require extra postage.

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        Die Zahnheilkunde nach ihrem neuesten Standpunkte. Ein Lehrbuch für Zahnärzte und Aerzte

      Erlangen, Palm u. Enke 1851.. gr.-8°. 482 S., 6 lithogr. Taf., 1 Bl. (Druckfehlerverz.). Ln. d. Zt. m. goldgeprägt. Rückentit. u. Blindpräg. auf beiden Deckeln. Sehr guter Zustand. EA. Hirsch-H. III, 792 - Joseph Linderer (1809-1878), Sohn Jacob Callman Linderers, der als Pionier des Zahnersatzes gilt. Sein Sohn Joseph hat das wissenschaftliche Werk seines Vaters fortgesetzt und weiter ausgebaut. Im vorl. Werk wird u. a. der Gegenstand der Kieferorthopädie und Orthodontie behandelt.

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        EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCHES IN ELECTRICITY. PRESENTATION COPY.

      London, 1851.Offprint from the Philosophical Transactions 1852, Twenty - ninth Series. LACKS TITLE PAGE. PRESENTATION TO TOP OF FIRST PAGE "REV. DR. ROBINSON, (IRISH ASTRONOMER?), FROM THE AUTHOR". 4to, approximately 300 x 230 mm, 11¾ x 9 inches, pages: title page, 137 - 159, [1 - blank], engraved plate at end, bound in pale grey wrappers. Wrappers dusty with some pale browning to lower wrapper, margins of engraved plate stained, light foxing to plate, last blank page has pale age - browning, pencil and old ink notes to top cover, faint vertical crease to covers and text, edges of covers showing slight wear and handling, otherwise a very good copy with unopened pages as issued, (never read). Rev. Dr. Thomas Romney Robinson (23 April 1792 - 28 February 1882) was an astronomer and physicist. He was the longtime director of the Armagh Astronomical Observatory, one of the chief astronomical observatories in the U.K. during the 19th century. (Wikipedia). See: Faraday's Correspondence, letter 2289; The Haskell F. Norman Library of Science and Medicine Part 3, page 139. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Proceedings of the Woman&#39;s Rights Convention, Held at Worcester, October 23d & 24th, 1850

      Boston: Prentiss & Sawyer, 1851. Boston: Prentiss & Sawyer. 1851. First Edition. 8vo; 84pp; original yellowish-green wrappers, printed in black, spine mostly flaked away but sewing holding, wrapper starting to split at front join with 1/2" closed tear at center, lower corner of wrapper chipped about 1/2 inch, several successive pages chipped and ruffled at corner, tiny bit of ruffling to corner tips at top wrappers a bit soiled and text a bit yellowed, ownership inscription on the front cover, "Editor of the Boston Transcript / 76 Congress Street." This the finest copy we have seen of this scarce pamphlet documenting the first convention ever held on the subject of women&#39;s rights and the only one in the original wrappers. & Two years after the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention (the first women&#39;s rights convention in history) Lucy Stone called for a national convention on woman&#39;s rights, the first such national convention. Women and men from nine states attended the two-day meeting in Worcester, including Susan B. Anthony, Antoinette Brown (later Blackwell), Sojourner Truth, and Lucretia Mott. Paulina W. Davis was elected President; William H. Channing and Sarah Tyndale were elected Vice Presidents; and Hannah M. Darlington and Joseph Hathaway were elected Secretaries. A list of participants was printed and included such figures as Frederick Douglass, Olive Hastings, Abby Foster, W.H. Channing, Wendell Phillips, William Lloyd Garrison, among others.& The Proceedings contain a clear record of the first attempt to organize the suffrage movement on national level. What committees were formed, what resolutions were passed, who spoke (with reprints of the major speeches), and the fact that contributions in the amount of were collected, are all recorded. Paulina Davis presided at this extraordinary event, and opened her keynote address with the following call to revolution, "The reformation we propose in its utmost scope is radical and universal. It is not the mere perfecting of a reform already in motion...it is an epochal movement - the emancipation of a class, the redemption of half the world..."& "The Boston Transcript" was started in 1830 by the Dutton family but largely shaped by the first editor, Lynde M. Walter, a Harvard graduate. His influenced the "Transcript" with a cultural slant and a liberal approach to social issues. Upon his death in 1842, he was succeeded as editor by his sister, Cornelia (1813-1898). Cornelia Walter, editor from 1842-1847, is considered the first female editor of a major American newspaper. She moved the "Transcript" considerably to the right. She was opposed to woman suffrage and in covering the burning of Philadelphia Hall the day after members of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society spoke, the "Transcript" blamed the Boston women for daring to speak! In1848 she retired and Epes Sargent became editor. From the same family as John Singer Sargent, he had a considerable literary reputation as a poet and dramatist, and he moved the paper to a more cultural bent and a more liberal one as well. That Mr. Sargent kept or purchased this account meant it was considered by the news media of the day. WOMEN&#39;S HISTORY, pp. 311-312. TIMELINES OF AMERICAN WOMEN&#39;S HISTORY, p. 22. Flexner & Fitzpatrick, CENTURY OF STRUGGLE, pp. 73-95. Krichmar, 1944. Chamberlin, Joseph. THE BOSTON TRANSCIPT. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/9734.jpg >Image.</A><br>

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        Autograph letter signed to James Gibson regarding the Homebush race meeting

      12 May, Government House, Sydney 1851 - Manuscript letter, 230 x 180 mm., laid paper folded to form four pages, excellent condition. "Busy preparing for the Homebush meeting" Original letter concerning a race meeting at Homebush in 1851. Fitzroy thanks James Gibson, head agent for the Van Diemen's Land company, for sending four deer from Tasmania, and goes on to discuss the imminent race: 'we are busy preparing for the Homebush meeting which it is expected will eclipse those of former years.' The letter dates from the earliest phase of racing at Homebush, at a time when George FitzRoy served as secretary to his father Governor-General Sir Charles FitzRoy (former Governor of New Zealand and commander of the Beagle expedition). Horseracing was enjoyed from the earliest days of the colony: the First Fleet had collected horses at Cape Town and the first thoroughbreds arrived from Britain in 1802. Hyde Park was the site of our first race ground, followed by Bellevue Hill and Camperdown. Some years later, in March 1841, the first Homebush races attracted a staggering 9000 of the city's 45,000 inhabitants. The Australian Jockey Club, which had been formalised in 1842 and continued to hold race meetings at Homebush and Randwick, attracted the best and brightest in the colony, including army officers, entrepreneurs and aristocrats such as the Fitzroys. By the mid-nineteenth century Australian bloodlines had been refined with expensive imported Arabians, many from India, and owning a champion became a sure path to social prestige in the flourishing colony.

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        A Tahitian and English Dictionary , with Introductory Remarks on the Polynesian Language, and a Short Grammar of the Tahitian Dialect: with an Appendix containing a list of Foreign Words used in the Tahitian Bible, in Commerce, etc., witk (sic) the sources from whence they have been derived

      Printed at the London Missionary Society's press, Tahiti 1851 - Octavo, a very attractive copy in fine clean condition, in a contemporary binding of marbled sheep, flat spine decorated in gilt, red leather label. The first Tahitian-English dictionary. First edition: a beautifully produced book, printed by the missionaries in Tahiti. The first complete dictionary of the Tahitian language, this was the first such book of its kind to be printed in Tahiti, and was only the third dictionary printed in the Pacific (preceded only by Andrews, Hawaiian Vocabulary, printed at Lahaina in 1836; and a Tongan dictionary of 1841). The first attempt at a Tahitian vocabulary by Guillaume de Humboldt had appeared in Berlin in 1843, appended to a larger work on the languages of the Marquesas Islands and Tahiti by Johann Carl Eduard Buschmann. The compiler, John Davies (1772-1855), was a pioneer missionary in the Pacific; he had compiled a short grammar of Tahitian which was printed on the mission's press in 1823. His grammar also appears here, revised and printed for only the second time as part of this larger work. The important dictionary was the result of the collective work of the first missionaries sent to Tahiti by the London Missionary Society, edited by Davies, with considerable input from his colleague missionary Orsmond. The dictionary contains over 10,000 words, many of which have since fallen out of use. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Modern Painters

      London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1851-60.. London: Smith, Elder, & Co.,, 1851-60.. Their Superiority in the Art of Landscape Painting to the Ancient Masters. 5 volumes, large octavo (258 x 172 mm). Bound by Zaehnsdorf in full blue morocco, raised bands to spines, titles and ornaments to compartments gilt, triple frames to boards gilt, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, ornamental rolls to turn-ins gilt, marbled endpapers. With the original green cloth bound in. Frontispieces and numerous engravings throughout. Armorial bookplate of David Salomons Bart. to front pastedowns. Spines sunned, a few light scuff marks to boards, minor touch-ups to gilding on boards, slight offsetting from turn-ins and bookplates. Volume I: a couple of small repairs to front board edges, rear board slightly soiled; Volume V: extremities of front board lightly sunned. Otherwise an excellent set. A complete set of Ruskin&#39;s defence of modern painters, which the author began after reading a newspaper review attacking Turner&#39;s contributions to 1842 year&#39;s Royal Academy exhibition. This is the fifth edition, revised by the author, attractively bound by Zaehnsdorf.

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        The Works of William Cowper: His Life, Letters, and Poems

      London - William Tegg and Co., 1851. London - William Tegg and Co., 1851 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An illustrated collection of the letters and poems of William Cowper in a decorative cloth binding. Now first completed by the introduction of Cowpers Private Correspondence. Edited by the late Rev. T. S. Grimshawe. Complete in One Volume. Bound by Westleys & Co. , with a bookbinder label to the rear pastedown. The Rev. Thomas Shuttleworth Grimshawe, d. 1850, was an English biographer. His best book is the Life and Works of William Cowper (8 vols. , 1835), republished several times -ODNB. Condition: In a cloth binding with gilt and blindstamped decoration. Externally, slight bumping, with some fading. Internally, firmly bound, with the occasional spot, only becoming prominent to the first and last few pages. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Johann Sebastian Bach&#39;s Werke. Herausgegeben von der Bach-Gesellschaft in Leipzig

      [Leipzig]: Breitkopf & Hartel. 1851-1926. 56 volumes. Folio. Uniformly bound in full green buckram with titling gilt to spines and upper boards. Original printed upper wrappers bound in. Engraved throughout. With attractive bust-length frontispiece portrait of Bach by L. Sichling after G. Haussmann to Volume I. From the collection of the noted American composer Mary Howe (1882-1964). Bindings very slightly worn. Some browning and occasional minor defects, but a very good set overall. Lacking Volume 3; Volume 13 part 2; Volume 31 part 3; Volume 40; and Volume 45 parts 1 and 2. . An attractively-printed set of the first complete edition of Bach&#39;s works, published by the Bach-Gesellschaft, founded in Leipzig in 1850 "with the primary intention of producing a collected edition of Bach&#39;s works. It grew out of the Bach revival of the early decades of the 19th century that increasingly focused on the composer&#39;s great vocal works. These had previously been largely neglected, but several attempts were now made by individuals or publishers to initiate editions of the complete works or of particular groups of works. During the second half of the 18th century Bach&#39;s works had been transmitted mainly in manuscript copies, but in the early 19th century, after the dispersions of several great manuscript collections, the need arose to secure his music - now valued as a national heritage - once and for all in reliable editions." Boyd, ed.: J.S. Bach, p. 56-57. Mary Howe (1882-1964) was an important figure in early 20th century American music history. In addition to her activities as a composer, she raised the money to found the Washington-based National Symphony Orchestra in 1930; founded, together with Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, the Chamber Music Society of Washington; and helped to organize the Association of American Women Composers with Amy Beach.

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        Southey&#39;s Common-Place Book

      Robert Southey; edited by John Wood Warter, 1851. Robert Southey; edited by John Wood Warter, 1851 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of the works of the poetRobert Southey, collected and edited posthumously by his son-in-law John Wood Carter. Including chapters on Ideas and Studies for Literary Compostition, English Literature and Poetry, and Miscellaneous Anecdotes and Gleanings. Fourth and final series. Condition: In a half-calf binding. Externally smart, with some marks to the boards and some very light rubbing only. Internally, firmly bound. Some hinges slightly strained, but holding. Pages are bright and clean, with just the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Wanderungen in Griechenland im Gefolge des Königs Otto und der Königin Amalie. Mit besonderer Rücksicht auf Topographie und Geschichte. Neue wohlfeilere Ausgabe der Griech. Königs-Reisen.

      Halle, Schwetschke 1851.. 2 in 1 Band. Mit 1 gefalt., grenzkol. lithograph. Karte. XIX, 256 S.; VIII, 256 S. Etwas späterer Hldr. mit Kopfgoldschnitt und beigebundenen Orig.-Umschlag.. Engelmann 537; Weber I, 439. - Ludwig Ross (1806-1859) unternahm infolge des in Deutschland weit verbreiteten Panhellenismus 1832 eine Reise nach Griechenland. Er blieb dort, wurde 1837 ordentlicher Professor der Archäologie an der neuerrichteten Otto-Universität in Athen. Ross beschreibt seine Wanderungen, die er von 1834 bis 1845 in verschiedenen Teilen des Landes und auf den Inseln unternahm. - Fehlen die beiden Vortitel. Stockfleckig, teils auch gebräunt.

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        The Fonografic Star

      London - Fred Pitman, 1851. London - Fred Pitman, 1851 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of periodicals written in Pitman Shorthand, complete in twelve parts, covering all months of 1851. With illustrated title page, and further illustrated title page to each monthly part. Sir Isaac Pitman (4 January 1813 12 January 1897), knighted in 1894, developed the most widely used system of shorthand, known now as Pitman shorthand. He first proposed this in Stenographic Soundhand in 1837. Pitman was a qualified teacher and taught at a private school he founded in Wotton-under-Edge. He was also the vice president of the Vegetarian Society. Like most systems of shorthand, Pitman&#39;s is a phonetic system; the symbols do not represent letters, but rather sounds, and words are, for the most part, written as they are spoken. As of 1996, Pitman shorthand was the most popular shorthand system used in the United Kingdom and the second most popular in the United States. Copperplate inscription to front free endpaper, and further small inscription to title page of each monthly part. Condition: In a cloth binding with leather spine label. Externally, sound with slight bumping and slight loss to head of spine. One or two marks to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Reis naar Nederlands Oost-Indie of land- en zeetogten gedurende de twee eerste jaren mijns verblijfs op Java.

      's Gravenhage, J. & H. van Langenhuysen, 1851. 2 volumes in 1. Contemporary half morocco (rebacked preserving the original spine). With 2 nice identical lithographed title-pages, 3 folding maps and plans, and 27 lithographed plates (9 tinted views and 18 hand-coloured costume plates, heigthened with gum arabic), and 79 wood-engravings in the text. 315; 401,(3) pp.* First book with coloured plates of Indonesia. - Volume I gives an ample description of the voyage to Indonesia, with detailed accounts on Africa. Volume II deals for a great part with Batavia and surroundings, also Cheribon, Samarang, Djokjakarta, Soerakarta and other places were visited and described. Among the fine coloured lithographed plates are those representing Dipanagara and his followers. 'The author, Jean Baptist van Doren, served in Indonesia in the Oost Indische Kavallerie between 1821 and 1839, and his knowledge of the country provided him with material for a whole string of books which were published during the 1850s and 1860s' (Bastin-Brommer p.142). - (Occasional spotting or age-browned). - A nice set with beautiful coloured plates.Bastin-Brommer N 237; Landwehr, Coloured plates, 273; Tiele 332; Cat. NHSM I, p.246; Cat. KITLV p.713.

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        Journals of a Landscape Painter in Albania, &c.

      Published by Richard Bentley, London 1851 - , [4], 428 pages, with map as frontispiece and 20 tinted lithographic plates First Edition , clothg darkened at spine but gilt remains mostly bright, covers a little rubbed, neat contemporary owner's inscription on front pastedown, map lightly spotted, plates lightly spotted at margins, text clean, book in good+ condition , original blindstamped blue cloth, gilt titles and decoration at spine Octavo Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        VIDA Y VIAJES DE CRISTOBAL COLON; HISTORIA DE LA CONQUISTA DE MEJICO; HISTORIA DE LA CONQUISTA DEL PERU

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Madrid. 1851. 27x18. La Obra se divide en 3 partes: La primera es Vida y Viajes de Cristobal Colon por Washington Irving 1851 Adornada con 60 Laminas y 251 paginas. La segunda es Historia de la Conquista de Mejico por Don Antonio Solis 1851 Adornado con 38 Vinetas y 179 paginas. La tercera es Historia de la Conquista del Peru por Guillermo Prescott 1851 Adornado con 50 Grabados y 252 paginas. Ref 8.2 Biblioteca A.

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        Pilgrim&#39;s Progress, The

      , [1851]. [1851]. Spectacular Illustrations, Spectacular Binding[KELLIEGRAM BINDING]. BUNYAN, John. SCOTT, David (illustrator). The Pilgrim&#39;s Progress. With Forty Illustrations by David Scott; A Life of Bunyan by Rev. J.M. Wilson; and Explanatory Notes abridged from the Rev. Thomas Scott. London: A. Fullarton and Co., n.d. [1851]. First Scott-illustrated edition. Quarto (10 3/8 x 7 in; 263 x 175 mm). xlviii, 147, [1] pp. Frontispiece by R. Young and forty etched plates designed by D. Scott. Bound by Kelly & Sons (blind-stamp signed "Kelligram/Binding" on lower rear turn-in) in full crushed brown morocco featuring rectilinear fillet borders with onlaid olive and antelope brown morocco corner-pieces with a marvelous varicolored pictorially onlaid scene reiterating the plate, "Christian equipped goes on his way," (facing p. 46) enclosed by a ovate frame of black morocco, the whole with foliate sprays at corners. Gilt rolled raised bands, Gilt ornamented compartments. Doublures with gilt corner-pieces and green moire silk endpapers. Publisher&#39;s original cloth preserved at rear. A fine copy. Housed in the original red cloth, fleece-lined clamshell case."Foremost among the artists influenced by William Blake &#145;comes a very great though as yet imperfectly acknowledged name, that of David Scott of Edinburgh [1806-1849], a man whom Blake himself would have delighted to honour,&#146; Dante Gabriel Rossetti wrote about the Scottish painter in a chapter added to Alexander Gilchrist&#146;s biography on Blake published first in 1880... the editor of the Burlington Magazine reasoned a century after the Scotman&#146;s death, in 1949, that Scott should be considered &#145;as one who in part anticipated the English Pre-Raphaelites, but who died at the moment of their appearance&#146; "The mind and hand, in all respects worthy to illustrate the immortal allegory of the nonconformist preacher of Bedford, must be of no common order: it is not the elegant draftsman, nor the artist whose facility of invention is beyond dispute, that can do him justice. There must be a deep feeling of reverence in harmony with the subject, and a quaintness, if the term may be allowed, of pictorial expression, such as we find in the book itself. And these perhaps are just the qualifications which the late David Scott pre-eminently possessed, and which are remarkably developed in the plates before us. There is in them an abundance of invention, highly imaginative and poetical... We can [pay these designs no higher compliment than to say, that two spirits more in unison with each other were never occupied, as writer and illustrator, than those of John Bunyan and David Scott" The Art Journal, March 2, 1851, p. 100).The beautifully inlaid/onlaid and colorful "Kelliegram bindings were one of many innovations of the English commercial binding firm of Kelly & Sons. The Kelly family had one of the longest connections in the history of the binding trade in London, having been founded in 1770 by John Kellie, as the name was then spelled. The binding firm was carried on by successive members of the family into the 1930s. William Henry Kelly significantly developed the company in the first half of the nineteenth century, followed by William Henry, Jr., Henry, and Hubert Kelly, who took control in 1892, taking the firm into the twentieth century&#133;The development [during the 1880s] that came to be known as Kelliegram was one of the bindery&#39;s most notable, and the popularity continues today as demonstrated by the prices Kelliegram bindings command at auction and in the rare book trade" (Dooley, Kelliegram Bindings, Brynmawr Library)

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        La Suisse illustrée - Description et histoire de ses vingt-deux cantons - ornée de jolies vues gravées sur acier, de costumes coloriés et d'une carte de la Suisse. Tomes 1 + II en un volume.

      Didier / Paris 1851 - Halbleder der Zeit. 28,5x20cm. LVI, 208, 261 pp. Vollständiges Exemplar mit 71 Ansichten im Stahlstich, 20 handkolorierte Trachten-Lithographien und 2 Karten (Schweiz, Umgebung Genfer See). Insgesamt stärkere Gebrauchsspuren und durchgehend fleckig, gelegentlich kleinere Randeinrisse. Die Karten und die Trachtenlithographien nahezu fleckenfrei, die Ansichten unterschiedlich betroffen, auch hier ein größerer Teil sauber. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Atlas zu Alex v. Humboldt's Kosmos in zweiundvierzig Tafeln mit erläuterndem Texte. Herausgegeben von Traugott Bromme.

      Stuttgart, Krais & Hoffmann, 1851.. Quer-kl.-folio. (4), 136 S. Mit 42 (davon 39 kol. lithogr. Karten und 3 Stahlstich-) Tafeln. Halblederband der Zeit mit schlichter Rückenvergoldung.. Neben einer Sternenkarte und Planetensystem der Sonne zahlr. geologische, meterologische und historische Karten der Erde. - Durchgehend etwas stockfleckig und gebräunt. Einband berieben und bestossen.

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        EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCHES IN ELECTRICITY. PRESENTATION COPY

      London, 1851.. London, 1851.. Offprint from the Philosophical Transactions 1852, Twenty-ninth Series. LACKS TITLE PAGE. PRESENTATION TO TOP OF FIRST PAGE "REV. DR. ROBINSON, (IRISH ASTRONOMER?), FROM THE AUTHOR". 4to, approximately 300 x 230 mm, 11¾ x 9 inches, pages: title page, 137-159, [1 - blank], engraved plate at end, bound in pale grey wrappers. Wrappers dusty with some pale browning to lower wrapper, margins of engraved plate stained, light foxing to plate, last blank page has pale age-browning, pencil and old ink notes to top cover, faint vertical crease to covers and text, edges of covers showing slight wear and handling, otherwise a very good copy with unopened pages as issued, (never read). Rev. Dr. Thomas Romney Robinson (23 April 1792 - 28 February 1882) was an astronomer and physicist. He was the longtime director of the Armagh Astronomical Observatory, one of the chief astronomical observatories in the U.K. during the 19th century. (Wikipedia). See: Faraday&#39;s Correspondence, letter 2289; The Haskell F. Norman Library of Science and Medicine Part 3, page 139. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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

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

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        LONDON CRIES & Public Edifices by Luke Limner Esq. [Pseud.]

      [2], 24 pages. Frontispiece, vignette on title and 24 full-page lithographed plates of traders in London locations. Original pictorial paper-covered boards. First edition with this title. Re-cased; some spotting; boards worn and stained; gift inscription; but a very good copy of this scarce 'Cries.' Beall E52. A reissue of a book first published in 1847 under a slightly different title.

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        Rovings in the Pacific from 1837 to 1849: With a Glance at California. 2 Volumes.

      Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, London 1851 - xii, 351, 32; xi, 371 pages. 4 beautiful colour plates showing scenes in Tahiti. Rebacked some time ago, original spine laid down, one small area of wormholing on gutter of front endpaper in vol. 1. From the collection of James Lyle Young with his name on the title page. Young was a Pacific trader who later on lived in Papeete, Tahiti. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die gefährlichen Klassen Wiens. Darstellung ihres Entstehens, ihrer Verbindung, ihrer Taktik, ihrer Sitten und Gewohnheiten und ihrer Sprache. Mit belehrenden Winken über Gaunerkniffe und einem Wörterbuche der Gaunersprache. Wien, Wenedikt 1851. Kl. 8°. VIII, 216 S., OBrosch.

      . . Slg. Mayer 2319 - Gugitz 2346 - Hayn-G. VIII, 464.- Seltener kulturgeschichtl. Beitrag Wiens des Kriminalisten R. Fröhlich mit einem Wörterbuch der Wiener Gaunersprache.- Enth. auch Abschnitte über: Sitten des lasterhaften Theils der arbeitenden, gefährlichen u. wohlhabenden Klasse; Von den Vagabunden und Bettler; Von der Unzucht.- Etw. braunfleckig, wenige Bll. leicht wasserrandig, Umschl. etw. angestaubt.

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        Leeres Kontobuch aus dem Haushalt König Ernst August I. von Hannover.

      Hannover, vor 1851.. Mit ca. 120 Blatt mit roten und blauen Linien zur Buchführung, blindgeprägter Lederband mit goldgeprägten Initialen "E. A," (Ernst August) und dreiseitigem Goldschnitt, 36 x 28 Cm,. Einband etwas berieben und lichtrandig, innen sauber.

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        Geschichte der deutschen Höfe seit der Reformation. 48 Bände (alles).

      Hamburg, Hoffmann & Campe, 1851-1860,. 8vo. Marmorierte Pp. d. Zt. m. kl. Nr. auf RSchild u. hs. Bandnumerierung.. Bd. 1-6: Preußen; Bd. 7-17: Oesterreich; Bd. 18-22: Haus Braunschweig; Bd. 23-27: Baiern, Würtemberg, Baden und Hessen; Bd. 28-34: Sachsen; Bd. 35-48: Die kleinen deutschen Höfe. - Für den Historiker ein unentbehrliches Quellenwerk. - Vollständige Reihe in dekorativen Pappbänden, deren Marmorpapier-Überzüge je Abteilung variieren. Die priv. Numerierung unten mit einer Nummer pro Abteilung wird durch etw. blasse Bandnumerierung oben am Rücken ergänzt. Schnitt sowie jeweils die ersten u. letzten Blatt stockfleckig, sonst nur vereinzelt im Rande. Text sauber u. wohlerhalten.

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        Liturgie de la messe Armenienne traduite en Francais de la version italienne par [F. X.] Lapostolest.

      Venedig, Imprimerie des Mechitaristes de Saint Lazare, 1851.. (16), 60 SS. Mit 8 Kupfertafeln. Leinenband der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentitel und -fileten. 8vo.. Erste Ausgabe. - Französische Übersetzung der armenischen Liturgie (Badarakamadoytz) aus dem Italienischen des venezianischen Mechitaristen G. Avedichian. Die Tafeln, wiederverwendet aus der armenischen Ausgabe von 1826 (mit eingestochener italienischer Legende), zeigen Szenen aus dem Gottesdienst nach armenischem Ritus. - Gutes, sauberes Exemplar. - OCLC 33399428.

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        The Works of John Milton in Verse and Prose Printed from the Original Editions with a Life of the Author

      William Pickering, London 1851 - A beautiful set and considered the best set by Pickering in eight volumes with the life of the author by Rev. John Mitford, title pages printed in red and black, portrait frontispiece of Milton, a few folding illustrations, which includes a Pedigree of Milton showing his family tree as well as a facsimile of the agreement between Milton and Symens for the copyright sale of Paradise Lost. Some of the text is written in Latin, Greek and old English. Internally, all books are exceptionally fresh and free from foxing. Handsomely bound iby M.M. Holloway in full polished calf, boards are doubled ruled in gilt with corner flourishes, raised bands with compartments fully gilt decorated, double red morocco spine labels gilt, marbled endpapers, inner gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, Volume one has just a bit of a burnt spot to rear board along outer edge otherwise this set is fine. From the library of Dudley Coutts Marjoribanks, 1st Baron Tweedmouth with his "Advance with Courage" bookplate. Marjoribanks was responsible for developing the then, new breed of dog , the golden retriever. A superb set. Octavo

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        En vinter och tvenne somrar bland fjellen,

      - eller resa i Skandinaviens nordligaste Lapp- och Finn-marker. Götheborg, på N.J. Gumperts förlag 1851. (6),107,(1) s. Bunden oskuren med främre omslag i ett modernt pappband. Omslaget fläckat, uppfodrat samt lagat i marginalen. Omslaget och fyra första bladen med mörk fläck. Genomgående något lager- och fuktfläckad. Titelblad och sista bladet lagat i marginalen. 20 x 13 cm.[#\19496] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Engraving on paper

      Pepita de Oliva. Engraving on paper. Leipzig: Louis Rocca, (ca. 1851). 7 x 8 1/4"(plate size) with margins. A half length portrait picturing ballerina looking right; ribbon in hair, three bows in vertical line down front of bodice. Slight soiling to margins, else fine. Pepita de Oliva was the stage name of the great Spanish dancer Josefa Duran y Ortega, 1830-1871. Not in the any of the usual catalogues.

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        Series of Scripture Prints by Wm. Darton'. (Old & New Testament.).

      London: Edward Suter, Printer to the Infant School Society, 19 Cheapside. [c.1840]. Between 1825 & 1851. - Folio, (400x308mm), no titlepage, no cover-title, 32 hand coloured copper-engraved prints on 16 cards mounted back to back, with hand coloured illustration to the top half and text beneath, numbered in the corner between 1-20 without numbers 9 & 18, duplicate numbering not conforming to the image or text., each plate headed 'Series of Scripture prints by Wm. Darton', & below each plate & text is the imprint of Edward Suter, Printer, bright and attractive colouring, good margins, edges nicked not affecting text, one touching imprint, occasional marks & foxing, overall very good bound in half calf, marbled boards, worn & rubbed, spine missing. Scenes from New Testament - Matthew, Old Testament - Judges, Genesis and Numbers, See 'The Dartons: An Annotated Check-List by Lawrence Darton, 2004', H1353 & H1354. Most closely resembling H1354 although 'Society' in the imprint & not 'Depository' as in the check list. Being different size to H3153. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind

      Edinburgh - Adam and Charles Black, 1851. Edinburgh - Adam and Charles Black, 1851 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind by the late Thomas Brown with a memoir of the authorby David Welsh with an engraved portrait to frontispiece. Nineteenth edition. &#39;Brown considers that philosophy of mind is basically an analytic studythat seeks to order what is observed to becomplex. While agreeing withReid and Stewart that understanding is based on first principles that are not derivable from experience, he considers that they multiply the number of them without warrant. His study covers the emotional, intellectual, moral, and religious aspects of human being. In relation to morality, he criticises the views of Hobbes, Clarke, Wollaston and Hume; as for religion he is convinced that the evidence of the relationships between natural objects makes it psychologically impossible not to believe in the reality of a benevolent creator. &#39; [from the catalogue of D. A. Pailin]From the antiquarian library of Emeritus ProfessorDavid Arthur Pailin, with bookplate to front pastedown with an ink inscription dated October 1969. Condition: Rebound inbuckram. Externally, in excellent condition with only very slight bumping and wear. Internally, generally firmly bound. Bright and generally clean throughout but with a slight tidemarks to gutter to first section, offsetting to title and handling marks and with small closed tears. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Plan Of The Town Of Meriden

      Philadelphia, 1851. Philadelphia, 1851. No Binding. Very Good. 35 x 41 inches.. 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&#39;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.

      [Bookseller: Martayan Lan, Inc.]
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        De Quincey's Writings. 20 Volumes

      Boston, Ticknor, Reed, and Fields 1851 - 20 Volumes of 23. First Edition of de Quincey's Complete works while he was still alive. Each volume bound in contemporary brown cloth. Tooled covers. Gilt lettering on spines. Good bindings and covers. Minimal wear to extremities. Chipping and loss on heads and tails of spines. Clean, unmarked pages with minimal tanning. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US. Contents of this set are: [v.1] Confessions of an English opium-eater, and Suspiria de profundis. [Stereotyped ed.] 1853.--[v.2] Biographical essays. 1870.--[v.3] Miscellaneous essays. 1851.--[v.4] The Caesars. 1854.--[v.7-8] Narrative and miscellaneous papers. 1853.--[v.9] Essays on the poets, and other English writers. 1853.--[v.10-11] Historical and critical essays. 1853.--[v.12] Autobiographic sketches. 1853.--[v.13-14] Essays on philosophical writers and other men of letters. 1856 [stereotyped]--[v.15] Letters to a young man and other papers. 1854.--[v.16-17] Theological essays and other papers. 1854.--[v.18] The note book of an English opium-eater. 1855.--[v.19-20] Memorials, and other papers. [Stereotyped ed.] 1856.--[v.21] The avenger, a narrative; and other papers; 1859.--[v.22] Logic of Political Economy and etc., 1859. Volumes absent are: [v.5-6] Literary reminiscences; from The autobiography of an English opium-eater. 1851.--[v.23] Life and manners; from The autobiography of an English opium-eater. 1851. Thomas Penson De Quincey was an English essayist, best known for his Confessions of an English Opium-Eater. Many scholars suggest that in publishing this work De Quincey inaugurated the tradition of addiction literature in the West. During the final decade of his life, De Quincey laboured on a collected edition of his works. Ticknor and Fields, a Boston publishing house, first proposed such a collection, and solicited De Quincey's approval and co-operation . It was only when De Quincey, a chronic procrastinator, failed to answer repeated letters from James Thomas Fields that the American publisher proceeded independently, reprinting the author's works from their original magazine appearances. Twenty-two volumes of De Quincey's Writings were issued from 1851 to 1859. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bird&#39;s Eye View of New Orleans

      1851-1859 (?). 1851-1859 (?) Very rare and early Bird&#39;s Eye View map of New Orleans, Louisiana. Shows the city in minute detail with the bending Mississippi River in foreground crowded with steamboats. The outstanding reference on city view maps of the United States (John W. Reps; Views and Viewmakers of Urban America 1825-1925) indicates that the original map here offered is the map drawn and lithographed by Thomas Muller in New Orleans sometime in the 1850&#39;s.. There are two circa 1850&#39;s bird&#39;s eye view maps of New Orleans, one of which was drawn and lithographed by J. Bachmann. That map is rare in the original state but has been reproduced in modern times. The Muller map is very similar in appearance to the Bachmann map, but the river traffic of steamboats and sailing vessels is notably different from the Bachman version. Our map, which is number 1160 in Reps, does not appear to have ever been reproduced commercially. There is no doubt this is the Muller map, but the artist and publisher info that would have been present in the lower margin is missing because a previous owner cut down the map for framing. So although the essential elements of the map such as Jackson Square, the French Quarter, the business and garden districts, etc etc are present, there are some missing portions especially at one side and at lower edge. There is a photo of the map (a colorized version) available online at the Mariner&#39;s Musuem of Newport News (search using keyword Muller) and it shows that this map was titled "Nouvelle Orleans -- Nueva Orleans." Comparing the Maritime Museum copy with this copy shows that the left side of our map (not the French Quarter side) is the side that was cropped. The dimensions of this copy under the matting were recorded by a previous owner as being 16 by 20 inches. The size of the viewable image as matted is approximately 15 1/4 inches by 19 7/8 inches. The map in its original dimensions would have been 17 7/8 by 24 1/2 inches. There are a few closed tears on the map which are not particularly evident except under close examination. But there are some closed tears at the upper right portion of the sky that are more evident on first viewing, and there is also a tide line of an old damping stain in the clouds near the right side. Still, a quite attractive bird&#39;s eye view map as framed. Early bird&#39;s eye view maps of American scenes are uniformly desirable, and Reps shows only five holdings of this particular map in United States institutions (Chicago Historical Society, Historic New Orleans Collection, Mariner&#39;s Museum of Newport News, Tulane University in New Orleans, and the Louisiana State Museum in New Orleans. Library of Congress reportedly has a facsimile example. However, a search of Tulane, Historic New Orleans Collection and LOC did not locate their supposed copies of the map. This map, because of its desirability and rarity, would be worth several thousands of dollars if it was in better condition and uncropped. Our copy priced accordingly. It is nicely toned with age as appropriate for an antique map. Of current interest because of the hurricane Katrina catastrophe. This map shows that there were industrial canals heading into the city from Lake Pontchartrain even in the 1850&#39;s, and one of those shown on this map was probably the very one which gave way during Katrina and flooded many sections of the city. This map was professionally matted and framed and will be shipped in its frame. Under plexiglass for better protection of the map. . Framed 20 1/2 x 24 1/2 Inches. Good. Illus. by Th. Muller. Image Size 16 x 20 Inches.

      [Bookseller: Daryl Rule, bookseller]
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